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Coming up on News 7 at Five -
Rescue crews in Roanoke County have to pick up two construction workers from inside their cherry-picker after it nearly tipped over.
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((ONE YEAR AGO TODAY, SADDAM HUSSEIN'S STATUE CEREMONIOUSLY FELL IN IRAQ. THE US IS WORKING ONE YEAR LATER TO MAINTAIN CONTROL. I'M STACY CASE IN WASHINGTON AND THAT'S COMING UP.))
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Great ballpark weather tonight. A little less attractive into the weekend. Details ahead.

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In medical news, a new laser is casting a whole new light on prosthetics and other corrective devices. Plus
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And Lynchburg baseball fans have a new home for the Hillcats. We'll take a look.
Stay with us - News 7 at Five is next.



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A 16 year old mentally retarded boy was apparently being starved. and tonight is fighting for his life at a Missouri hospital.
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The teenager weighed only 40 pounds when he was brought to the hopsital. He should weigh between 120 and 170 pounds.

The boy can not feed himself because he is mentally retarded and suffers from cerebral (SARA-bull) Palsy. Authorities also say they found illegal drugs in his system.
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It's believed the boy was driven across country and slowly starved.
The boy's mother reportedly lost custody of the child Thursday in St. Louis. So far, no charges have been filed.

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A pair of construction workers had a close call in Roanoke County this afternoon.
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Mike Potter and Chris Shell were applying trim to the outside of a house under construction in the Winnbrook subdivision. A tire on the lift they were using deflated, leaving the pair hanging for more than an hour. Fellow workers propped up the "Sky Track" on the downhill side and secured the opposite side with a chain. The device was still so unstable, Potter and Shell had to sit still until rescue workers put everything in place to get them down.
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We'll hear from them both tonight on NEWS 7 at SIX.[5-9-11-Commission]


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Facing pressure, the White House says it will release a confidential document that became a flash point in yesterday's 9-11 Commission hearing.
The memo is titled: "Bin Laden Determined to Attack Inside the United States".
Elizabeth Sanchez has more from Washington.
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((Track: The White House says it wants to declassify and release a key memo..."as soon as possible." Known as the P-D-B...The President's Daily Intelligence briefing...the August 6th, 2001 document was the center of heated questioning during Condoleeza Rices testimony before the commission investigating the September 11th Terrorist attacks.

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recall the title of that PDB?
RICE: I believe the title was, "Bin Laden Determined to Attack Inside the United States." Now, the.
BEN-VENISTE: Thank you. RICE: No, Mr. Ben-Veniste.. BEN-VENISTE: I will get into the...RICE: I would like to finish my point here.
BEN-VENISTE: I didn't know there was a point.
Stand up bridge: Elizabeth Sanchez - White House Panel members have already seen the document, but want it released for the public to see. The white house says they agree because it may have been distorted or taken out of context during yesterdays hearing.
Track: Rice said the PDB is an historical summary of suspected al Qaeda plots and did not warn of any coming attacks.

SOT: Dan Bartlett/White House Director of Communications.

What it did talk about was suspicious activities... field operations underway by the FBI..
Track: Rice did say the briefing included information about 70 active FBI field investigations and some commissioners say those are significant details.

SOT Sen.Bob Kerry/911 Commission Commission.

"the FBI indicates patterns within the united states consistent with hijacking thats the language of the memo to the president on the 6th of August."
Track: The PDB may not be the piece of the puzzle the panel is searching for but it could bring them one step closer to deciding whether or not the white house did indeed overlook a red flag. Elizabeth Sanchez, CBS News, Washington.))


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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
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It was one year ago today that Saddam Hussein's statue was toppled in Baghdad- signalling hope.
But now 12 months later, 640 members of the U-S military have died- half a dozen today.
Stacy Case reports on this latest wave of violence.
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(( A PUNCTUATION MARK FRIDAY BY INSURGENTS WHO FIRED A MORTAR INTO A HEAVILY GUARDED U-S COMPOUND. IT LANDED BETWEEN TWO HOTELS IN CENTRAL BAGHDAD NEAR THE SQUARE Quick statue falling cheers WHERE SADDAM'S STATUE FELL ONE YEAR AGO TODAY. NO INJURIES THERE BUT SEVERAL PEOPLE WERE KILLED WHEN MILITANTS FIRED ON TWO U-S TRUCKS. THIS AS TROOPS BATTLE SUNNI MEMBERS FROM THE FORMER REGIME IN FALLUJAH AND SHIITE RADICALS LED BY CLERIC MUQTADA AL SADR IN THE SOUTH.
MARK KIMMITT/U.S. BRIGADIER GENERAL: To suggest that 10,000 of his followers carrying guns is somehow representative of the 15 million fellow Shias in this country I think is a misrepresentation.
U-S FORCES REGAINED CONTROL OF KUT--- BUT SADR'S MILITIA STILL WEILDED POWER OVER TWO OTHER SHIITE STRONGHOLDS.

IT SEEMS EVERYONE IS FAIR GAME. HOSTAGE TAKERS REPORTEDLY ADDED TO THEIR NUMBERS-- CAPTURING MORE CIVILIANS-- TWO OF THEM ARE SAID TO >BE AMERICANS. RANKING MEMBERS OF THE U-S PICKED IRAQI GOVERNING COUNCIL ARE
UPSET WITH U-S AGGRESSION. FRIDAY, MARINES CEASED FIRING IN FALLUJAH---- OPENING UP THE DOOR TO TALKS AND HUMANITARIAN

AID. BUT ANY AGRESSION STILL ANSWERED BY AMERICAN FIRE. U.S. GENERAL JOHN ABIZAID It is not a cessation of military action. It is a cessation of offensive action which is very different. STACY CASE/CBS NEWS: FROM HIS TEXAS RANCH, THE PRESIDENT TALKED WITH HIS SECURITY COUNCIL. IN A SIGN OF HUMILITY, WASHINGTON ASKED FRANCE FOR HELP PROTECTING U-N WORKERS. THE ONLY WAY OUT MAY BE TO GET THE U-N AND INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT IN. STACY CASE CBS NEWS WASHINGTON.))

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For the first time in decades, baseball fans in central Virginia have a new ballpark.
They're celebrating tonight as theLynchburg Hillcats debut the regular season in a completely revamped City Stadium.
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Steve Smallshaw took himself out to the ballgame tonight.. Steve, are they ready yet?
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They're getting there.. (ad lib)...
It has been a long road just getting to this point.

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Just hours before the Hillcats' season opener, and work crews are scrambling to get things ready.
Late this afternoon, seats were still being installed, dugout signs were being put in and the stands were being cleaned out.
Team officials say fans who have been here before should notice the difference.
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((RONNIE ROBERTS/HILLCATS ASST. GM: OH IT'S GOING TO BE A LOT DIFFERENT.. ...FOR THE MEN AND WOMEN.))
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This odyssey started more than six years ago when the Lynchburg Baseball Corporation told city council it needed to improve 60-year-old City Stadium in order to meet minor league standards AND keep the team in the Hill City.
Six million dollars later all that's left of the old ballpark is some concrete and steel beams that have been incorporated into the new one.
The idea is to keep the turnstiles turning.
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((RONNIE ROBERTS: THE STAFF HERE.. MAKE SURE THEY LEAVE HERE AND WANT TO COME BACK AGAIN.))
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So the fans are sure to be pleased with their new ballpark, but what do the players think?
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We'll hear from some of them on News7 at Six.

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One local youth group was busy crossing hills and valleys today, hoping to spread the Easter message.
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Youth members of Glad Tidings Assembly of God walked 17 miles today, starting from the church north of Roanoke through Salem to Dixie Caverns.
The group of 28 carried three crosses, hoping to help passerby's remember the life of Jesus.
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((JENSEN STACY/YOUTH: WE ARE CARRYING THE CROSSES AND WALKING TO REMEMBER WHAT JESUS WENT THROUGH, AND WHAT HE WENT THROUGH AS HE CARRIED THE CROSS.)) [BUTT BUTT BUTT] ((DEANN DEPRIEST/YOUTH: HOPEFULLY PEOPLE WILL ASK US WHY WE ARE DOING THIS AND WE CAN WITNESS TO OTHER PEOPLE.))
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The group will continue their mission tomorrow, walking 19 miles on a route from Vinton to Salem.
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Coming up a little later, we'll take a swing by Salem Stadium to find out why Avalanche some fans may feel a little wet behind the ears this season.
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But first in health check, patients are beaming over a new laser that helps give them the perfect fit for prosthetics.

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A new high-tech laser is helping patients find the perfect fit.
The device is being used to fit prosthetics and other corrective devices.
Doctor Mallika Marshall explains.
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(((Boston, MA) SEVEN-MONTH OLD JULIAN PAYNE AND HIS BROTHER MAXWELL HAD TO BE FITTED WITH SPECIAL HELMETS TO RESHAPE THEIR HEADS. THEY SUFFER FROM A CONDITION CALLED PLAGIOCEPHALY.. WHICH CAUSES A FLAT SPOT ON THE SIDE OR BACK OF THE HEAD. BUT INSTEAD OF UNDERGOING THE TEDIOUS PROCESS OF BEING FITTED WITH A PLASTER CAST.. THESE PATIENTS WERE AMONG THE FIRST TO TRY A NEW LASER-SCANNING PROCEDURE.

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"the laser beam tells the computer the shape of his precise to the millimeter."
A HAND-HELD LASER IS USED TO SCAN THE CONTOURS OF THE HEAD.. IT GENERATES A THREE-DIMENSIONAL COMPUTER IMAGE WHICH IS THEN USED TO FIT THE HELMET.

(STANDUP: Mallika Marshall/CBS NEWS/Boston, MA)

AND THIS NEW SCANNER MAKES FITTING THE HELMET FAR QUICKER AND EASIER THAN USING CONVENTIONAL PLASTER CASTS.

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"The idea that this is so painless made it a lot easier to do it for cosmetic reasons."
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"it allows us to mainpulate the data so we can a reliable comfortable fit on people"
THIS NEW TECHNOLOGY, WHICH IS TOTALLY PORTABLE.. CAN ALSO MAKE FITTING PROSTHETIC DEVICES, INCLUDING ARTIFICIAL LIMBS MUCH MORE CONVENIENT AND ACCURATE..

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"the smallest deviation can make a huge difference.. the slightest bit of pressure can cause blisters, cramping, any number of problems and this solves that problem"
THE DEVICE IS ALSO PORTABLE... ALLOWING PRACTITIONERS TO TAKE IT ANYWHERE. THERE ARE ABOUT 2-HUNDRED SITES AROUND USING THE TECHNOLOGY. DOCTOR MALLIKA MARSHALL, CBS NEWS.))
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Up next on the newscast, Spring is in the air and so is baseball. Brent Watts is getting suited up in Salem.
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The best seats at Salem Memorial Stadium just got "wetter." Brent Watts has more on the hot tub and other additions to the entertainment roster at tonight's Salem Avalanche season opener.
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Coming up - Roanoke tries to make a Dazzling leap out of its slump and into the playoffs
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Good afternoon everybody welcome to your good Friday ticker which starts on the diamond. The Salem Avalanche opens the franchise's 10th season tonight at Salem Memorial Stadium.
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The Avs get the season going against the Potomac Cannons. Salem's pitching staff ranked second to last in the Carolina League a season ago but this is a new bunch and the arms look strong.
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The Lynchburg Hillcats also open the season tonight. They battle the Frederick Keys at 7:05.

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It is do or die for the Roanoke Express tonight. The team is down two games to none in the best of five first round ECHL playoffs against the Florida Everblades.
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Florida defenseman Tim O'Connell, who was traded to the Everblades back in the middle of February has played well after watching his old team go 16-5 and 2 after his trade.
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We will have highlights of game three of the ECHL playoffs between Roanoke and Florida tonight at 11.

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The Roanoke Dazzle returns home for the final weekend of the regular season, starting with tonight's game against Fayetteville. The Dazzle needs one win to make the playoffs, but has lost 8 in a row and 10 of the last 12. Through the slump, Kent Davison's club has stuck together.
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That's it for your ticker, have a great Easter Weekend everybody.

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Irish eyes are smiling - and Irish feet a- tapping. This is serious competition where contestants need more than the luck of the Irish to win.
Charlie D'Agata (Dagg-uh-ta) has more.
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((Furious little happy, snappy dancing feet can be heard tip-tapping all over Belfast.
Perma-smiles apart, this is serious business...four thousand competitors, from the age of 11 up are getting "jiggy" in for the international Irish dance championships.
A lot of them are Americans, like Nicole O'conner...who's hoping to high-step her way to the top.

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DANCE, SO IF IT TAKES ME SOMEWHERE, THEN IT DOES.
ON CAMERA:CHARLIE D'AGATA REPORTING, London
THE ORGANIZERS OF THE EVENT SAY IT'S MORE POPULAR THAN EVER, THANKS IN NO SMALL WAY TO THE MUSICAL "RIVERDANCE," WHICH HAS MERCIFULLY CLOSED HERE IN LONDON, BUT CONTINUES ITS GLOBAL DOMINATION ELSEWHERE.
Just ask Katie McGuire, one of the globe-trotting instructors.
OH YEAH, THERE'S PLENTY OF DANCERS IN AUSTRALIA, I DO SOME WORKSHOPS OUT IN CHINA AS WELL, WITH LITTLE FOUR AND FIVE YEARS THERE AND WE TOURED RIVERDANCE IN CHINA AND JAPAN. INTEREST IS ALWAYS GROWING.
Interest is also growing in the bank accounts of those providing the essential ingredients to jigging...after all, a girl's got to look the part.
This wig costs more than $100, not to mention the tiara...and the rest...
THE DRESS, FIFTEEN HUNDRED TO A THOUSAND, THE SHOES, PROBABLY ANOTHER SEVENTY OR EIGHTY, THEN ADD TO THAT THE DANCING CLASSES AND TAKING THEM TO THE COMPETITION...

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It can all get a bit exhausting...but not for the dancers, of course...who's energy, it seems, knows no bounds. cd))

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What a mess, and what a backup.
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An accident ties up a North Carolina interstate for 15 miles. The story
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