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Today on News 7 at 5, a videotape released today reportedly shows Islamic militants beheading an American civilian in Iraq.
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Plus Senator John Warner says politics should not play a role in the investigation of abuse against Iraqi prisoners.
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Isolated thunderstorms have popped up again as advertised. Lightning and small hail are part of the storm story today.

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A Roanoke County school bus driver is charged with reckless driving following an accident this morning.
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On Healthcheck, a drug used to promote weight loss in adults is approved for use in teenagers.
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Plus a news crew gets too close for comfort to a tornado. News 7 at 5 is next.

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An American is beheaded in Iraq- An Islamic militant group says its retaliation for the abuse of Iraqi prisoners.
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
Islamic militants have posted video on a website showing the beheading of an American civilian in Iraq.
The victim identifies himself as 26 year old Nick Berg from suburban Philadelphia.
As Stacy Case reports, the group claiming responsibility has ties to Al Qaida.
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((IDENTIFYING HIMSELF AS A 26 YEAR OLD FROM PHILADELPHIA.... NICK BERG SPENT HIS LAST MINUTES LOOKING INTO THE CAMERA LENS OF HIS CAPTORS. SEEMINGLY UNAWARE OF WHAT WAS ABOUT TO HAPPEN. MASKED MEN STOOD BEHIND THE INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR..... READING A STATEMENT IN ARABIC, BEFORE PULLING HIM TO THE GROUND AND BEHEADING HIM. THE BERG FAMILY HUDDLED IN TEARS AFTER LEARNING OF THE VIDEOTAPE. NICK'S FATHER WAS INTERVIEWED PRIOR TO LEARNING THE GRAPHIC DETAILS.
MICHAEL BERG/NICK'S FATHER We were told a military convoy found my son nick's body near the side of the road near baghdad. it appeared he'd been dead for a number of days.
BERG WAS A SMALL BUSINESS OWNER, WORKING IN IRAQ TO HELP REBUILD COMMUNICTION ANTENNAS. .
BERG'S CAPTORS CALLED THE KILLING REVENGE FOR THE ABUSE OF IRAQI PRISONERS. .... AND SAID THEY OFFERED THE US THE CHANCE TO SWAP BERG FOR SOME OF THE DETAINEES IN ABU GHRAIB PRISON. 'SO WE TELL YOU THAT THE DIGNITY OF THE MUSLIM MEN AND WOMEN IN ABU GHRAIB AND OTHERS IS NOT REDEEMED EXCEPT BY BLOOD AND SOULS...HIS CAPTORS SAID. 'YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE ANYTHING FROM US BUT COFFINS AFTER COFFINS, SLAUGHTERED IN THIS WAY.'
SENATOR JOHN MCCAIN/(R) ARIZONA "These people have no regard for humanity or any other common decency and that's why we have to win in Iraq, that's why we have to get rid of these kinds of people so the Iraqi people are never cursed with them again."
STACY CASE/CBS NEWS: BERG'S PARENTS...INVESTIGATION INTO WHY THEIR SON WAS DETAINED.... OR... BERG'S FATHER WAS ANTI-WAR...THEIR SON WAS A BUSH SUPPORTER WHO WANTED TO BRING FREEDOM TO IRAQ. ))

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The man who produced the report on prisoner abuse in Iraq was on Capitol Hill today.
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Major General Antonio Taguba (Ta-Goo-ba) said there was a failure in leadership from the brigade commander on down. Lack of discipline, no training whatsoever and no supervision.
Senators tried to get at exactly who ordered the abuse in the now infamous photos.
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((SEN. ROBERT BYRD- D WEST VIRGINIA: WAS THIS POLICY? WHO APPROVED IT? TAGUBA: SIR WE DID NOT FIND ANY EVIDENCE OF A POLICY OR A DIRECT ORDER GIVEN TO THESE SOLDIERS TO CONDUCT WHAT THEY DID.))
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Taguba confirmed those involved in the mistreatment may have tried to cover their tracks avoiding inspections from the International Red Cross.
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The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee says politics should NOT play a role in the investigation.
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Senator John Warner says the committee is making an effort to keep the politics of the upcoming presidential race separate from the hearings.
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((SEN. JOHN WARNER/(R) VIRGINIA: CITIZENS AROUND THE COUNTRY; INDEPENDENTS, DEMOCRATS, AND REPUBLICANS ALIKE, WANT US TO PERFORM THE FUNCTION WERE DOING, BECAUSE THEY KNOW WERE TRYING TO DO IT IN A BIPARTISAN, CONSTRUCTIVE WAY. TO HELP THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE ARMED FORCES TO DETERMINE WHAT HAPPENED AND HOW IT CAN NEVER HAPPEN AGAIN))
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A CNN-USA Today poll released today finds Americans are bothered by the abuse of Iraqi prisoners. Seventy-three percent of those surveyed say there are ``no circumstances'' under which such behavior is justified.

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He was just filling in- now a Salem man is facing reckless driving charges after a morning school bus accident.
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39-year-old Thomas Hicks of Salem, was driving a bus full of children to William Byrd High School when the accident happened. Police say Hicks cut the corner too close, pinning a car between a utility pole and the bus. No one was injured. The students were taken to school by another bus. Hicks, who's a subsititute driver -usually works at the Roanoke County schools transportation department. He was charged with reckless driving. School officials say he is certified to drive a bus and has a clean record.
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A new call center in the Town of Pulaski will create 300-new jobs.
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Global Contract Services says Pulaski County was able to provide an attractive as well as an easily accessible location for a new center.
The company has invested over one million dollars into the new facility.
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((I THINK IT'S TERRIFIC THEY HAVE STARTED THIS CALL CENTER IN PULASKI COUNTY. IT'S A GREAT COMPANY, THEIR PRETTY LOCAL THEY ARE FROM NORTH CAROLINA, UM THEY ARE CREATING A LOT OF NEW JOBS, THEY ARE CREATING JOBS IN A TYPE OF INDUSTRY PULASKI COUNTY HASN'T REALLY HAD BEFORE.))
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A ribbon cutting ceremony was held this morning to celebrate the grand opening.
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Up next on the newscast, prosecutors decide if football players for the University of Colorado will face sexual assault charges.
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Plus city planners hope changes will make it easier to travel around the Roanoke airport.
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No charges will be filed in the nine alleged sexual asault cases involving Colorado football players and recruits.

The State Attorney General says a thorough review by his task force resulted in a unanimous decsion against charges.

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Ken Salazar cited evidence problems and the unwillingness of victims to proceed in the case as reasons not to pursue the case.
He did say the case would remain open in case the evidence changes.
A task force will continue to investigate other potential criminal matters involving University of Colorado football players and its recruiting program.
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Traffic improvements now on the drawing board could give drivers a new approach to the Roanoke Regional Airport.

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City planners recently outlined a proposal that would upgrade the intersection of Airport Road and Town Square Boulevard.
The plan would also create a new entrance to the airport and to Thirlane Road.
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((TRAFFIC AND THE WAY WE MANAGE IT OUGHT TO ALWAYS BE TO DO IT THE VERY BEST WE CAN TO GET PEOPLE IN AND OUT AND YOU'RE TAKING TWO INTERSECTIONS AND IN EFFECT CREATING ONE CONTROLLED INTERSECTION. 52:38 THAT SHOULD MAKE A HUGE DIFFERENCE BOTH FOR THE FOLKS WHO PATRONIZE THOSE STORES AND THE AIRPORT, BUT JUST AS IMPORTANTLY FOR POTENTIAL INVESTMENT FOR THE CITY IN THE RETURN OF TAX DOLLARS.))
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The traffic signal and other improvements will cost about one million dollars, but city officials are hopeful that businesses in the area will help pay for the upgrade.
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In health check tonight,
For the first time, the FDA has approved a weight loss medication for teenagers.
Xenical has been used on adults for years --but now it will be used to treat adolescent obesity as well.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton joins us with more - Joy how the drug work
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Jean, the drug works by blocking the body' ability to absorb fat.
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I spoke with a local woman who says it's helped her maintain her weight loss -- but warns it's not a magic bullet.


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Annette Shupe has lost 40 pounds over the past few months. While says the weight loss drug Xenical has helped her
took keep the weight off --- it's not enough by itself.
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((I WAS EXPECTING IT TO DO ALL THE WORK. ULTIMATELY YOU'VE GOT TO CHANGE SOMETHING BECAUSE YOU DIDN'T GET THAT WAY OVERNIGHT)) [RUNS07]
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The Center for Bariatric Medicine has used the drug to treat many of its adult patients.
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((XENICAL WORKS BY BLOCKING A PERCENTAGE OF FAT ABSORPTION FROM THAT HAVE BEEN INGESTED. ABOUT 30 PERCENT OF FAT WON'T BE ABSORBED BY THE HUMAN BODY BY USING XENICAL)) [RUNS14]
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Shupe who is also a school principal is concerned about the obesity epidemic among adolescents --and thinks the drug could be beneficial for them.
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((CERTAINLY IT WOULD BENEFIT PEOPLE TO USE THIS IF THEY WERE TEACHING CHILDREN HOW TO EAT, TEACHING THEM PROPER NUTRITION, AND ALSO INCREASING THEIR ACTIVITY ALONG WITH THIS)) [RUNS11]
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The drugs approval comes at time when the CDC estimates about 15-percent of adolescents are overweight or obese --and it's leading to a number of health concerns.
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((IT'S TERRIBLE TO DIAGNOSE A YOUNG PERSON WITH DIABETES TYPE A PREVENTABLE DISEASE AND THINK ABOUT PUTTING THEM ON MEDICATION FOR THE REST YOUR LIVE, THINK ABOUT THEM DAMAGING YOUR ORGANS, THEIR KIDNEYS)) [RUNS10]
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But Xenical is not with out some side effects of its own.
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((IT DOES MAKE YOUR SYSTEM MOVE FASTER --SO YOU WILL GO TO THE BATHROOM MORE FREQUENTLY THAN YOU HAVE AND NOW THAT HAS EVEN LEVELED OFF WITH ME )) [RUNS14]
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One other downside to Xenical it also blocks the absorption of good fats, such as Omega-3-fatty acids.
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A national consumer group says a part of the teen obesity problem can be blamed on vending machines in schools.
But as Elizabeth Sanchez reports, some states are trying hard to get junk food out of the cafeteria.
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((Most kids in Public schools can get their hands on candy, soda, chips all of the things that are considered unhealthy. And the Center for Science in the Public Interest wants to change that. They found 75 percent of the drinks and 85 percent of the snacks sold in vending machines at public schools are junk.

SOT: Margo Wootan, CSPI

They expect that children will buy a balanced school lunch instead of banks of vending machines tempt children to dine on coke, snickers, candy bars and ho-hos.
Track: The USDA sets standards for nutrition content in school meals, but they dont regulate the foods sold in vending machines or snack lines. CSPI wants the government to take a tougher stance. Some say thats not the way to teach children about responsibility, but others say its better to take the temptation out of their hands.

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When they get older they can make their own choices. For now well help them with healthy choices.
Stand up bridge Texas is one of a number of states trying to do something about the problem. Next school year there will be NO vending machines in elementary schools and they will only be available after lunch at middle schools.
Track: Some schools are putting their vending machines on a timer or taking out all of the junk.

SOT student: We were surprised, we said where did the coke machines go?


Track: But Sean English said the machines still have Gatorade and fruit juice and thats fine for him and his parents. Elizabeth Sanchez, CBS news, Dallas))


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The city of Roanoke is one school system taking action to bring healthier food to vending machines. Soda is being removed from the machines and replaced with more nutritious alternatives.

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Coming up today in Sports, Virginia Tech is about to renew an old rivalry.
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[VO] But first, members of a news crew put themselves in harms way to get spectacular video of a tornado.
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A news crew in Colorado was seeking some video of a tornado. They got it, but it left them running for shelter.

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Several tornadoes touch down across the state last night, including this one that was captured on videotape.
The twister was so large, it forced the crew along with several other people to take shelter under a freeway overpass.
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Coming up in our Marketwatch, stocks make a rebound.
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Then we'll meet a 78 year woman in Franklin County who is not letting anything stop her from getting her diploma.
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Good afternoon everybody welcome to the Tuesday ticker that begins with a little football item. The much talked about proposed football series between Virginia Tech and Marshall is now official. The three game series between the two

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will begin in 2009. That opening game will be played in Blacksburg and the following year Tech will travel to Huntington to play the Herd at Edwards Stadium. The final game of the series will be back in Blacksburg in 2012. The two schools have played 8 times since 1913 with the last meeting taking place in Blacksburg in 2002.
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The Missouri basketball program failed to monitor NCAA compliance and violated multiple rules from 1999 to 2003 according to a 19 page formal notice released by the school Tuesday.
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If the allegations are validated by the NCAA's infractions committee at a hearing in August, Missouri could face recruiting sanctions - including loss of scholarships.
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The NBA playoffs resume tonight in the east and the west, but the main series that most folks are watching intently involves the Lakers and Spurs. The Lakers host game four tonight as they try to even their bestof seven games series with San Antonio at two games a piece. Former San Antonio hall of famer George Gervin says while the league has some great individual talent these days - the one thing it desperately lacks is an appreciation for the fundamentals.

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Nothing backs up his comments more than the New Jersey Nets play. The Nets are averaging under 73 points a game in their current series with the Pistons. Coming up tonight at the top of the hour - we'll head down to Charlotte and check in with Travis Wells, who has been keeping an eye on Nextel Cup testing at the Lowe's Motor Speedway this week. Take care everybody and have a safe night. [GO TO BREAK]

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On Wall Street today, investors were seeking to snatch up some bargains after four days of losses. Alexis Christoforous has more.
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((THE DOW SNAPPED A FOUR DAY LOSING STREAK AND IS NOW BACK ABOVE 10-K. YESTERDAY, THE BLUE CHIP AVERAGE CLOSED BELOW THAT MILESTONE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN FIVE MONTHS..
TODAY, THE DOW ROSE 29 POINTS, LED HIGHER BY WALT DISNEY AND EXXONMOBIL
THE NASDAQ RALLIED 35 POINTS ON STRENGTH IN SEMICONDUCTOR STOCKS.
CRUDE OIL CLOSED ABOVE 40 DOLLARS A BARREL FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 13 OVER 13 YEARS... ANTICIPATION OF HIGH DEMAND FOR GASOLINE DURING HTE SUMMER MONTHS OUTWEIGHED THE IMPACT OF SAUDI ARABIA'S CALL FOR AN INCREASE IN OIL OUTPUT.
CISCO SYSTEMS IS A STOCK TO WATCH TOMORROW... THE COMPUTER NETWORKING GIANT SAID THIRD QUARTER PROFITS SOARED 23 PERECENT TO 1.2 BILLION DOLLARS. CISCO SAYS IT ADDED HOME-NETWORK PRODUCTS AND SOLD MORE INTERNET ROUTERS AND SWITCHES TO CORPORATIONS.
AND DELTA AIRLINES SAYS IT MAY HAVE TO FILE FOR BANKRUPTCY IF ITS PILOTS UNION DOESN'T AGREE TO SIGNIFICANT WAGE CUTS. DELTA HAS LOST MORE THAN 3 BILLION DOLLARS AND LAID OFF 16-THOUSAND WORKERS OVER THE PAST FEW YEARS AS IT LOOSES MILLIONS OF DOLLARS. TRACK YOUR STOCKS AT CBS.MW.COM IN NY I'M ALEXIS CHRISTOFOROUS.))


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She's 78-years-old, with one daughter, two grandsons and FIVE great-grandchildren.
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But, that isn't going to stop Nellie Kirk from obtaining her high school diploma. Kirk enrolled in a workforce training program last year in Franklin County, and now more than 60-years after dropping out of high school, she'll finally get her diploma. Program organizers say she's earned it.
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((DEBORAH HAMRICK: SHE IS VERY CONSCIENTIOUS ABOUT BEING HERE... IF SHE WASN'T ABLE TO ATTEND B/C OF COMMITMENTS, DOCT APPTS OR WHAT NOT, ALWAYS CALLED, ALWAYS TOLD US, SHE PUT IN EXTRA TIME))
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Kirk admits she takes school more seriously now that she's a little older. Coming up on News 7 at six, we'll hear from Kirk and why she won't really mind missing out on her senior prom.
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