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Today on News 7 at Five, a New River Valley woman loses her life in a fire.
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Plus Defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld makes a surprise trip to an infamous Iraqi prison.
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No big changes on the weather front but there is some improvement in the pollen forecast. More on that and the weekend outlook in just a moment.

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Parents will want to have a pencil ready for our Healthcheck segment.
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A popular children's pain reliver is pulled from the market.
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Plus a Radford University athlete is accused of identity theft. News 7 at 5 is next.
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Blood and fingerprints help link a Campbell County couple to a murder in their own home.
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They told police they came home from vacation to find their friend murdered.
but Police say they drove around for two days cooking up an alibi.
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Steve Smallshaw has more on this story from our Lynchburg newsroom..
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Jean, authorities say the couple: Richard Preas and Virginia Blankenship, were suspects from the very beginning.. and as the investigation continued, police found their story just didn't add up.

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(( It was Sunday afternoon when Richard Preas and Virginia Blankenship told police they came back to their home on Autumn Drive near Evington and found 40-year-old Steven Wayne Walker dead.
Walker had been staying with the couple for about two weeks before he was stabbed and beaten to death.. Preas and Blankenship told police they'd been on vacation.
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((TERRY GADDY/CAMPBELL CO. SHERIFF: NORMALLY A VIOLENT ACT LIKE THIS OCCURS AND PEOPLE ARE NORMALLY NOT REALLY THINKING AT THE TIME, AND THEY HAD TWO DAYS APPARENTLY TO COME UP WITH A STORY BEFORE THEY CAME HOME.))
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Investigators say forensic evidence from the crime scene helped lead to the arrests.
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((INVEST. LT. GUTHRIE/CAMPBELL CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: BLOOD AT THE SCENE WAS IMPORTANT, AND WE WERE ABLE TO MATCH SOME TRAUMA THAT THE BODY HAD TO WEAPONS THAT WERE RECOVERED.))
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Preas has been in trouble with the law before.. including more than three dozen charges, mostly forgery and uttering, in Campbell County General District Court.
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The couple is being held without bond.. authorities say robbery was the motive behind this murder. Jean?

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A Pittsylvania County man is dead after he apparently drowned last night. It happened around eight off Highway- 57 in the Callands area. Officials say 53-year old Thomas Wayne Cook was fishing on a pond near Callands' Courthouse when he fell in. The Danville Dive Team recovered his body two- and- a - half hours later. Investigators are now waiting for a report from the medical examiner.

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Investigators were back on the scene today of last night's fatal fire in Montgomery County trying figure out just how it started.
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61-year old Barbara Gray died when a fire broke out at her home just before midnight. She lived at 569 Friendship Road near Shawsville. When firefighters arrived Gray was still in the house, but they were unable to go inside.
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((LT. NORMAN CROY: ACCORDING TO THE FIRST FIREMAN ON THE SCENE. THE FIRE WAS JUST SO INTENSE THAT NO ONE COULD GO IN FOR A POTENTIAL RESCUE AND EVEN IF THEY HAD IT PROBABLY WOULDN'T HAVE BEEN TIMING...WITHOUT ANY GOOD RESULTS.))
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Investigators do not believe the fire was suspicious. Gray's body was taken to Roanoke for an autopsy.
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A Surprise from Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld today- who showed up in Baghdad and the prison where an abuse scandal started.
He promised it would not happen again and reminded soldiers their mission is far from over.
Cami McCormick reports from Baghdad.
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((DEFENSE SECRETARY DONALD RUMSFELD WENT STRAIGHT INTO THE EYE OF THE STORM...TOURING THE NOW NOTORIOUS ABU GHRAIB PRISON WHERE U-S SOLDIERS TOOK PICTURES AS THEY MISTREATED IRAQI PRISONERS..
DONALD RUMSFELD/SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WE SPENT THE DAY TALKING TO PEOPLE AND SEEING THE STEPS THAT HAVE BEEN TAKEN TO SEE THAT THOSE TYPES OF ABUSES FROM WHOM WE HAVE RESPONSIBILITY, WON'T HAPPEN AGAIN. SOME HAVE CALLED FOR HIS RESIGNATION FOLLOWING THE RELEASE OF HUNDREDS OF PHOTOS SHOWING NAKED AND BOUND IRAQIS IN HUMILIATING SEXUAL POSITIONS. Rumsfeld "I'm a survivor."
HIS CRITICS MAY DISAGREE - BUT RUMSFELD SAYS HE DIDN'T COME HERE TO THROW WATER ON A FIRE..
RUMSFELD FOR SOME TIME .....ABUSES....IT WAS A BODY BLOW FOR ALL OF US. CAMI MCCORMICK/CBS NEWS: RUMSFELD WENT OUT OF HIS WAY TO PUMP UP THE TROOPS AND THANK THEM FOR LIBERATING 25 MILLION IRAQIS, BUT HE ALSO REMINDED THEM THEIR MISSION WAS NOT OVER. ...ESPECIALLY IN SOUTHERN IRAQ.. WHERE U-S FORCES BATTLED MILITIAMEN LOYAL TO SHIITE CLERIC MUQTADA AL-SADR. IN KARBALA, RESIDENTS SAY MANY HOMES AND SHOPS WERE DESTROYED AS INSURGENTS USED THEM TO HIDE. SOME OF THE FIGHTING TOOK PLACE NEAR A SACRED MUSLIM SHRINE. BUT DESPITE THE CONTINUED FIGHTING AND LOSS OF LIFE...THE PRISON SCANDAL IS THE REASON SECRETARY RUMSFELD CAME HERE. IT'S BECOME AN INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC RELATIONS NIGHTMARE FOR AMERICA..ONE THAT COULD LINGER FOR YEARS TO COME. CAMI MCCORMICK, CBS NEWS, BAGHDAD.))

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The father of Nick Berg- the man beheaded in Iraq- is not just feeling sorrow the day of his son's funeral, but anger.
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Michael Berg buried his son in a private ceremony today, but he made a very public statement- planting an anti war sign in his front yard.
Berg says he blames the Bush administration for his son's death.
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((MICHAEL BERG/FATHER: NICHOLAS BERG DIED FOR THE SINS OF GEORGE BUSH AND DONALD RUMSFELD. THE AL QAEDA PEOPLE ARE PROBABLY AS BAD AS THEY ARE.))
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Berg blames the military for detaining his son and not helping him get out of the country.
U-S officials now confirm the man shown beheading Nick Berg is chief al Qaeda operative- Abu Musab Al Zarqawi. (Abu-Ma-saab Al -zar-cowee)
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Coming after the break, a new test developed in the New River Valley can spare some patients from a painful medical procedure.
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Plus a Radford University baseball player is facing federal charges of identity theft.
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The captain of the baseball team at Radford University is in trouble with the law.
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Third Baseman Shaun House faces a federal conspiracy charge over identity theft. The government says he and his mother used another man's name, date of birth and social security number to obtain two student loans. Court documents indicate he'd already been denied loans, using his own name, at least once before. House allegedly used most of the fraudulent 30-thousand dollar loan to buy an S-U-V from a used car dealer in Blacksburg.
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Shaun House is set to pled guilty in federal court in Norfolk next month.

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A recall of a popular Children's pain reliever.
Children's Motrin Grape chewable ibuprofen tablets are being recalled- because the tablets may have an adult dose of a different kind of over the counter painkiller.
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A lot that was distributed to between February 5th and April 1st might mistakenly contain the eight hour extended release Tylenol Geltabs.
The children's product is a purple tablet with a grape smell. The adult product is a shiny red and white, gelatin coated tablet.
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The lot number which is on the end flap on the box and on the bottle label is Exp 1/06 JAM 108.
Parents who believe their children may have taken the adult product should contact a doctor or poison control center.
An acetaminophen overdose in Children can lead to nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and liver failure.
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Being the parent of a teenager isn't easy but a Roanoke high school wants to help you through it.
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Community High School and the Roanoke Adolescent Health Partnership will offer a free forum next week for parents to learn how to recognize and handle their teen's stress. Experts say kids feel the same anxieties as adults.
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((DR. MARK WERNER/ADOLESCENT MEDICINE SPECIALIST: TEENAGERS ALSO HAVE A WHOLE LOT LESS COPING SKILLS THAN ADULTS DO BUT DON'T HAVE THE INTERNAL RESOURCES TO PULL ON VERY QUICKLY.))
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Signs your teen is stressed include a switch from social interaction to more isolated tasks, a drop in school performance and delinquent or illegal behavior. Dr. Werner says the biggest mistake parents make is assuming they've already done all they can to help their teen.
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The "Surviving Teenage Stress" Forum is scheduled for Wednesday, May 19th at 7 p.m. at Mill Mountain Theatre.

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One in five Americans suffers from Irritable Bowel Syndrome, a disorder that can cause crampy abdominal pain, diarrhea and constipation.
While this condition is more of a nuisance, the symptoms are very similar to a more serious condition, inflammatory bowel disease.
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But as health check reporter Joy Sutton tells us doctors have a new tool to distinguish between the two.
Joy what can you tell us about the test?
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Jean,
It was developed by a company in Blacksburg.
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The test may eventually help doctors not only diagnose but treat patients as well.
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Techlab has designed a test that uses stool samples to determine if there is inflammation in the colon --a tell, tell sign of inflammatory bowel disease -- which is more serious than irritable bowel syndrome.
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((IT'S KIND OF LIKE COMPARING A BROKEN LEG TO A CHARLIE HORSE. THEY BOTH CAUSE A GREAT DEAL OF PAIN BUT IN ONE IS SERIOUS AND ONE ISN'T. SO THIS HELPS US TO DETERMINE WHICH IS SERIOUS OR NOT)) [RUNS16]
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Before this test, doctors would use a colonoscopy to take an inside look at the colon.
But this test simply looks for a protein that's produced by the body when inflammation is present.
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That's why Techlab also this test will be used to determine treatment for patients.
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Doctor Tony Ringold believes the test will become the standard of care.
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Both Carilion Labs and Quest labs will soon be offering the test to doctors.
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Jean,
there is also version of the test that can be done in the doctors office in three minutes.

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Up next, Robin will let us know what to expect from the weekend weather.
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Then in Sports Coach Cal McCombs loses some importants parts of his football team.
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Up next on the newscast, designer handbags, Brazilian swimwear and jewelery. Sounds like a perfect shopping spree for the ladies. So why is Brent Watts there?
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Good afternoon everybody. It's time now for the Thursday ticker. The VMI football program has lost six players - two of which were key contributors last season.
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Three of coach Cal McCombs freshmen - Demetrius Harrison, Eric Baptiste and Quentin Forbes have all withdrawn from the Institute. And three others have been kicked out of school - including Titus Green - who scored three TDs last year as a sophomore and who the year before was named Southern Conference freshman of the year. Green was projected to start on defense this coming fall.
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Junior defensive tackle Vichael Foxx, an all-Big South performer and a three year letterman also has been dismissed along with freshman Chris Josephs - who did not play last season. No word from VMI on what led to the dismissals.

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The NCAA division three softball championship is all set to open up in Salem tomorrow. 8 of the best teams in the nation will be competing at one of the best championship venues in the country - Salem's Moyer Complex.
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The tournament opens tomorrow morning and continues through next Tuesday.

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The Nascar Busch Series is in the capital for the running of Friday night's Funai 250 at R-I-R. That includes new points leader and Dale Earnhardt, Jr. protege Martin Truex, Jr.
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Truex has captured three wins already this season and holds a slim lead over Michael Waltrip.
During his test at Lowe's Motor Speedway this week, Truex took time out to talk about Junior's influence on his team and his driving style.
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Truex likes his chances at Richmond with the same car that he won with last weekend in Saint Louis.
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A new government report showing a possible rise in inflation ended a rally on Wall Street today.
Alexis Christoforous has the details in our Marketwatch report
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Artistic accessories is the theme of a fashion show and sale in Downtown Roanoke this evening. And the proceeds benefit a great cause. Brent Watts has more on what's being called "Ladies Night Out."
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