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Today on News 7 at 5, Roanoke police arrest a suspect in a shooting following an early morning standoff.
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Plus, Democratic Presidential candidate John Kerry prepares for one of the biggest nights of his life.
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Also today, his attorney asks a judge to dismiss murder charges against Scott Peterson. We'll tell you why.
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Joy Sutton will join us to tell us why there are so few midwives in the Commonwealth.
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Plus Brent Watts tells why gardeners should be considering deadheading. News 7 at 5 is next.

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John Kerry gets ready for the speech of his life- as he prepares to officially accept the Democratic Nomination for the Presidency.
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Today Kerry did a walkthrough checking out a new platform center stage.
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
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John Kerry has been campaigning for months now, and drafting his speech for weeks.
Tonight he is expected to talk about the war in Iraq, healthcare, and the economy.
Aleen Sirgany is live at the Fleet Center in Boston where Kerry will take the stage in about five hours.
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(( JOHN KERRY DOESN'T SPEAK FOR HOURS, BUT A FEW KERRY SUPPORTERS GOT A PODIUM PREVIEW WHEN THE SENATOR DROPPED BY FOR A TEST RUN.
It was really cool!
Everybody was clapping, having a good time. THE "DELEGATES" ARE SURE TO HAVE A GOOD TIME TONIGHT, WHEN HE DELIVERS HIS SPEECH FOR REAL. BUT IT'S THE SWING VOTERS KERRY MUST CONVINCE. AIDES SAY HE'LL DO THAT WITH A 50-MINUTE ADDRESS WITH THE THEME "STRONGER AT HOME, RESPECTED IN THE WORLD," CONTRASTING HIM AND THE PRESIDENT...AND WITH A BIOGRAPHICAL VIDEO HIGHLIGHTING HIS CHILDHOOD, HIS WAR AND POLITICAL EXPERIENCE:
MANY VOTERS SAY THEY DON'T KNOW KERRY. BY NIGHT'S END, BY THE TIME THE BALLOONS FALL, KERRY NEEDS TO HAVE CHANGED THAT. Sen. John Edwards/Vice Presidential Candidate: That energy we saw last night, we're going to see even more so tonight when we hear from the next President of the US, John Kerry! HIS RUNNING MATE, JOHN EDWARDS, WENT BACK TO CAMPAIGNING, ONE DAY AFTER GIVING A CONVENTION SPEECH OF HIS OWN. HE MET WITH SEVERAL STATE DELEGATIONS, INCLUDING THE ONE FROM HIS HOME STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA: Edwards: We have so much work to do between now and election day and there's where you come in. THE CONVENTION WILL ADJOURN MOMENTS AFTER KERRY SPEAKS. BUT HE HITS THE ROAD AGAIN ALMOST IMMEDIATELY. HE'LL BEGIN A TWO-WEEK CROSS-COUNTRY TOUR...PART OF AN EFFORT TO MAXIMIZE ANY CONVENTION BOUNCE IN THE POLLS. ALEEN SIRGANY, CBS NEWS, BOSTON.))

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Governor Mark Warner is scheduled to deliver a four minute address to the Convention tonight.
He is scheduled to speak sometime between seven and nine.
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An Al-qaida suspect with a 25 million dollar U-S reward on his head is behind bars tonight.
The suspect Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani (Guh-LAHN-ee) is Tanzanian.
He's wanted in connection with the dual 1998 bombings at U-S embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.
He is under indictment in the U-S for the bombing, which killed more than 200 people including 12 Americans.

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Roanoke City Police find one suspect in this week's Lafayette Boulevard shooting, but he did not surrender easily.

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18 year old Charles Lee Thompson was arrested around 4-o'clock this morning at an apartment on Ferncliff Avenue after a standoff. Police say Thompson refused to come out, and held a woman and her young child hostage for hours.
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He faces malicious wounding, firearms and abduction charges. Police say Thompson was one of the men involved in shooting 37 year old Millard Mahala, a home care nurse, on Tuesday.

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Yesterday, police used a SWAT team to search a house on Willow Road. Police thought Thompson was in the house, but they could not find him.
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Police say charges are pending against a second suspect in the shooting.

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A program to help families in need in Montgomery County may NEED some help as well.
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Officials with the Montgomery County Emergency Assistance Program say they just found out the building that houses their clothing bank is being sold. The program relies on the bank to help raise money. The money helps families in distress pay their rent, mortgage or even utility bills.
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[INSERT PHONE GRAPHIC] The building goes up for auction in a few months and officials are trying to figure out what to do next. If you'd like to donate money to help, call 540-381-1561.
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An area business is expanding its wings into another market.
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Gala Industries in Eagle Rock has been selected for the state's VALET program. VALET -or Virginia Leaders in Export Trade program- is the first of its kind in the country. It works to help companies, such as Gala, expand their business with international trade. Coordinators for Gala say it's a win-win situation.
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Gala will receive 10-thousand dollars from the program for export-related advertising and shows, plus another 10-thousand dollars in professional services. Coming up tonight on News 7 at 6, we'll hear how the state and Gala hope their efforts will pay off.
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Still to come on the newscast, a midwife in our region says the state is too restrictive in its regulations.
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But first, a judge responds to a request for a mistrial from Scott Peterson's attorney.
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The judge in the Scott Peterson murder trial today denied a defense motion for a mistrial.
Teri Okita reports the motion came after a police detective allegedly lied on the witness stand.
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TRACK: IN AN UNUSUAL MOVE, THE JUDGE IN THE SCOTT PETERSON TRIAL ALLOWED A CAMERA IN THE COURTROOM TO DOCUMENT TODAYS SPECIAL HEARING. PETERSON HASNT BEEN SEEN IN COURT SINCE HIS TRIAL BEGAN. DEFENSE ATTORNEY, MARK GERAGOS, CALLED ON THE JUDGE TO DISMISS THE MURDER CHARGES OR DECLARE A MISTRIAL.

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STANDUP BRIDGE: IN THE MOTION, GERAGOS MAINTAINS THAT MODESTO POLICE DETECTIVE, ALLEN BROCCHINI, FABRICATED PART OF HIS TESTIMONY TO HELP PROSECUTORS. ON THE STAND, BROCCHINI SAID A TIPSTER TOLD HIM PETERSON HAD MENTIONED USING DUCT TAPE AS A WAY OF DISPOSING A BODY.
TRACK: DUCT TAPE WAS FOUND WHEN THE REMAINS OF PETERSONS PREGNANT WIFE, LACI, WASHED ASHORE IN THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY. PETERSON IS ACCUSED OF KILLING LACI AND THEIR UNBORN SON. BUT ANOTHER SOURCE SAYS THE TIPSTER NEVER SPOKE OF DUCT TAPE PROMPTING DEFENSE ATTORNEYS TO CALL FOR A MISTRIAL.
TRACK: ITS THE THIRD TIME THEYVE DONE SO, BUT ONLY THE FIRST TIME IT WAS ACTUALLY CONSIDERED. IN THE END, JUDGE ALFRED DELUCCHI FOUND NO PROSECUTORIAL MISCONDUCT IN THE CASE AND DENIED THE MOTION.
TRACK: THE JUDGE ALSO DECIDED NOT TO ALLOW JURORS TO SEE TAPED TELEVISION INTERVIEWS OF PETERSON. IN THOSE INTERVIEWS, HE LIED ABOUT WHAT HE TOLD POLICE ABOUT HIS AFFAIR WITH THEN-GIRLFRIEND, AMBER FREY. TERI OKITA, CBS NEWS, LOS ANGELES.))

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In health check tonight,
They've been delivering babies since America was colonized. But some are concerned that nurse-midwives could become a dying breed in Virginia.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton joins us with details.
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Jean,
I spoke with a certified nurse midwife today who says she is one of a few who are actually practicing in the state.


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But this comes at time when the need for maternity care especially in rural areas is growing.
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Turk says another barrier is ignorance among patients and some doctors about who they really are and what they can do. A certified-nurse midwife can offer pre-and post natal care as well as deliver babies. They are not allowed to handle high risk or complicated deliveries alone.
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Dr. Robert Young is required by the state to supervise Turk. But he considers her more of partner. He believes lack of exposure is prohibiting more doctors from working with nurse midwives.
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But then there is another growing concerning -- that Turk worries will further dwindle the numbers.
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Turk estimates that fewer than a third of nurse midwives are actually practicing in the state.
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It may sound bad, but "dead heading" is actually something that's good for your flowers. Brent Watts explains in this weeks growin' it.
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Coming up next on the newscast, Travis Wells will join us for sports..
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The first round of the Junior-Senior Hall of Fame tournament got underway over at Botetourt Country Club today.


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Fifty-five seniors and fifteen super seniors teed it up this morning. Ned Baber of Roanoke Country Club fired the low score for the seniors with a three-under 68. The Super Seniors division is for golfers over the age of 70. J.D. Sisson of Blue Hills and Bill Shrader of Roanoke both posted the leading score in that competition with 77's.
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In the Junior division, 44 golfers came out to compete this afternoon. Aaron Eckstein has the low score so far with a 71.
Roanoke Country Club leads the senior teams with a 217, and Hidden Valley is in second with 222. Blue Hills has the low score for the Super Seniors with 156.
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With just 7 races left before the Chase for the Nextel Cup gets serious, Nascar's top series heads back to Pocono this weekend for the second time in just over a month to run the Pennsylvania 500. The track's three distinct corners put quite the premium on setup.
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We finish up with NFL news. Peyton Manning's little brother Eli needs a bigger wallet these days. That's because the top overall pick in April's draft today picked up the largest signing bonus ever for a rookie.
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The former Ole Miss Rebel has inked a 6 year contract with the Giants worth 54 million dollars. But just to sign on the dotted line, Manning got a cool 20 mill that's guranteed. The deal also includes another 9 million dollars in incentives.
The Giants begin training camp tomorrow morning in Albany. In four years of college Manning threw for over 10 thousand yards and 81 TD's. His signing is expected to clear the way for several high first rounders to also sign.
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That's it for the ticker. Tonight at six, Steve Mason checks in with several Hokies and Wahoos who lived the life of luxury for a couple of days at the ACC football kickoff. But Jean will be right back to put the wraps on News 7 at Five right after this.

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On Wall Street today, analysts say concerns about the presidential election and the potential for terrorist attacks are depressing the markets.
With more, here's Alexis Christoforous.
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Rocker Courtney Love is back in a Court of law-
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this time in Beverly Hills for a hearing on her drug case.
Love is charged with possessing illegal drugs, but the judge combined the charges with a separate assault charge she faces in Los Angeles.
Earlier this week, Love was sentenced to 18 months in drug rehab for breaking into an ex boyfriends home while high on cocaine.
Love has also been ordered to stay out of bars and keep away from drugs.
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