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Coming up on News 7-
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A woman's shelter in Roanoke will open regardless of whether it has the funds. We'll show how close construction is to being completed. Musician Rick James had his share of legal troubles and talent. We'll look back at his 56-years. And for one chihuahua and its adoted chipmunk, love really is blind.
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News 7 is next.

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It was suppose to be up and running by now.
Tonight, we ask why it's taking so long to open a new shelter in Roanoke.
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Good evening, I'm Shannon Young, in for Jean Jadhon.

[Womens-Shelter]


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It's been one delay after another for the Rescue Mission's new women and children's shelter.
It was suppose to open this summer but now that seems unlikely.
As Justin McLeod discovered, a place known for helping people now needs some help of its own.
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((((NAT SOUND OF WORKING AT 8:30:28))
They've been working non-stop to get the new women's shelter here on Dale Avenue open for business.
But it's taking longer than expected.
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((LEE CLARK/RESCUE MISSION: NOTHING MAJOR IN TERMS OF DELAY BUT JUST THE NORMAL THINGS YOU MAY RUN INTO IN A CONSTRUCTION SITE OF THIS SIZE.))
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There's also been a problem with money.
The price tag for the new building is nearly four million dollars.
Last October, still lacking one million dollars, the Rescue Mission's board directors took the unusual step of beginning construction anyway.
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[IN Q=When you talk]

((LEE CLARK/RESCUE MISSION: WHEN YOU TALK ABOUT A CONCEPT PEOPLE BUY INTO THAT AND IT'S A WONDERFUL THING BUT WHEN THEY CAN SEE IT GOING UP IT IS WHOLE ANOTHER MATTER AND PEOPLE BEING ABLE TO SEE WHAT WE ARE DOING HERE I THINK HAS ENCOURAGED PEOPLE TO GET INVOLVED.))
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Apparently so.
The Rescue Mission now only needs 150-thousand dollars to finish the shelter.
Once completed, the three story facility will have 130 beds and will house an emergency shelter for families as well as a substance abuse program for women.
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[IN Q=This new center]

((LEE CLARK/RESCUE MISSION: THIS NEW CENTER WILL BE ONE OF THE ONLY PLACES WHERE A MOTHER CAN GET HELP FOR A DRUG ALCOHOL ADDICTION WHILE KEEPING HER DEPENDENT KIDS WITH HER.))
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But not everyone thinks this is a great idea.
Some neighbors oppose the project believing it will attract more vagrants and transients to the area.
The Rescue Mission says a full-time staff and sufficient fencing around the property should prevent any problems.
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((LEE CLARK/RESCUE MISSION: I'VE BEEN AN EMPLOYEE NOW FOR OVER 3 1/2 YEARS AND I SEE NO INCIDENTS OF VIOLENCE. IT'S A VERY SAFE PLACE.))
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((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: THE NEW PLACE SHOULD BE COMPLETED BY OCTOBER AND THE RESCUE MISSION SAYS IT WILL OPEN EVEN IF THE MONEY ISN'T THERE. JUSTIN McLEOD, NEWS 7.))
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A shooting in Roanoke this afternoon damaged at least two vehicles and has police searching for the suspect who got away.
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Christopher King and his dad Roger were riding in one of the vehicles that was hit.
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((CHRISTOPHER KING: WE WAS GOING UP THE ROAD DOWN HERE AND I HEARD A GUN SHOT GO OFF AND HEARD IT RICOCHET OFF THE CAR RIGHT HERE AND AT FIRST I THOUGHT THEY WAS SHOOTING AT MY DADDY.)) ((ROGER KING: I ALWAYS THOUGHT THIS WAS A PRETTY CALM NEIGHBORHOOD AND EVERYTHING. I NEVER HEARD OF ANY TROUBLE OVER IN HERE.))
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When police responded to the nine- hundred block of Brandon Avenue the suspect had already fled the scene. A pistol- style B-B gun, pellets and Co2 cartridges were recovered near an open window. Police believe a 16 year old male is responsible for the shootings. If charged, he faces two counts of shooting into an occupied vehicle.
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[Florida-Bodies]


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Police may be looking for more than one killer in the case of 6-people and a dog found dead in a Florida house.


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The victims were four men and two woman between the ages of 18 and 35. The bodies were discovered by a co-worker when one of them failed to show up for work at a nearby Burger King. Officials say they found the bodies in different rooms of a three-bedroom house in Deltona, about 25 miles north of Orlando.
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((SHERIFF BEN JOHNSON/VOLUSIA COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPT: ALOT OF TRAUMA WAS INVOLVED. THE HOUSE IS A MESS. JUST A VERY BRUTAL CRIME SCENE.))
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The sheriff says the murders were calculated and that it's likely more than one killer was involved.
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[Robbery-Ignored]


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A hooded gunman would usually cause some commotion, but not at this convenience store.
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The shoppers and employees at this store in Phoenix all seem to ignore the robber. An employee at the entrance continues to clean the glass door as the gunman empties the three cash registers, and walks back out the front door. The Phoenix police released the video in the hopes that someone may know the gunman and turn him in.
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[Rick-James]


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Funk musician Rick James is being remembered for his troubled but prolific career. The artist died this morning at the age of 56.
Jennifer Donelan reports.
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((Rick James - best known for his 1981 hit "super freak" was found dead Friday in his Los Angeles home. Police say the 56-year-old Funk music pioneer apparently died in his sleep of natural causes. An autopsy to determine the exact cause of death is pending.
James had a history of crack cocaine abuse and had suffered a stroke back in 1998. With his signature coif of braids and flashy style - James was one of the biggest R&B stars of the 1980s. His other hits included "Mary Jane," "Ebony Eyes" and the duet "Fire and Desire," which James performed earlier this year at the B-E-T awards. ((nat from BET w/ Teena Marie))
Toward the end of the 80's - James career and personal life became troubled with drugs, legal problems and violence. In 1993 he was convicted in two separate cases of assaulting women - including one attack where he burned a young woman with a crack pipe. He served more than two years in Folsom Prison.
Super: November 5, 2002
SOT James: "give daddy a hug - I missed you"

While incarcerated, James turned his attention to his career - writing more than 400 songs.
SOT James: "just a gamut of music - just experimenting with music - really in prison that is all I could do was just wr

ite so that is all I did."
A few years later - James released a new album, but then suffered a stroke that derailed his comeback tour. Recently, he was acknowledged by his peers, receiving a lifetime achievement award for his contributions to the music world. Jennifer Donelan, CBS News, Los Angeles))
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Still ahead on News 7 at 11, Iraq sees some of the fiercest fighting since the fall of Saddam Hussein,
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and, parts of Virginia looked like a battleground today, but it was just a way for officials to prepare for the worst.
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[Iraq]

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The most intense fighting since the fall of Saddam Hussein is going on in southern Iraq. Three American servicemen and three *hundred* militants have been killed. The milititants are loyal to a radical Shiite cleric who's blaming the US for the violence and calling for a truce. Elaine Cobbe reports from Baghdad.
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((The fighting continued southern holy city of Najaf - stronghold of the radical Shiite cleric, Moqtada al-Sadr. His private militia clashed with American marines and Iraqi troops.
Many parts of the city were in flames Friday, including the market place.
Oncamera bridge: Elaine Cobbe, CBS News locator: Baghdad The US military estimates it has killed some three hundred militants over the last two days - making it the largest death toll in a single engagement since the end of the invasion. Sadrs people say the figure is more like thirty-six.
Track: locator: Najaf, Iraq Despite the casualties, there seems to be no shortage of reinforcements. Militants loyal to Sadr attacked coalition forces in other towns too in Basra, Samarra and Baghdad - all areas where Sadr has a strong following.
Track: locator: Baghdad In the Sadr City district of the capital, a series of overnight attacks left dozens of civilians dead and wounded.
Track:
Sadr claims this latest round of unrest erupted when the U-S military fired on his home in Najaf -
But the Marines say theyre not after HIM

SOT: Colonel Tony Haslam, US Marines:

"I don't know where he is, I don't know and really I don't care. We're not targeting Sadr. He's not one of my targets."
Track: Even though Al Sadr is calling for a truce...the scale of the violence is still fueling fears Sadr may be planning a new Shiite insurgency - that would see his uprising of last Spring pale in comparison. Elaine Cobbe, CBS News, Baghdad))




[Anthrax-Probe]


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Authorities are not saying much about the latest developments in the investigation into the deadly 2001 anthrax attacks
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F-B-I and U-S postal inspection agents have been searching properties linked to Doctor Ken Berry in upstate New York and in New Jersey. Berry is a bioterrorism expert who once advocated the distribution of anthrax vaccine. He's also the founder of a company that trains medical professionals to respond to chemical and biological attacks.
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(("We've got five thousand residents there and you wouldn't ever think it would happen in an area like this, but it does. If everything comes out to be true that they're saying is true."))
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Just after the anthrax attacks, Berry filed for a patent for a tracking device for biological, chemical and nuclear attacks. Nobody has been charged or taken into custody in the anthrax investigation.
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[Attack-drill]


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In Virginia, it wasn't a real attack that had law enforcement and health care officials busy.
Emergency crews outside Richmond responded to a fake chemical attack to test their capabilities in the event of a real attack.
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In the exercise, terrorists dispersed deadly sarin gas at an elementary school.
Forty people played victim as federal, state and local officials responded to the emergency.
The drill is one of a series of anti-terrorism exercises planned nationwide this week.
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((SENATOR JOHN WARNER: WE HAVE TO CONSTANTLY GO THROUGH THESE DRILLS SO THAT WE HAVE LESS AND LESS THINGS THAT GO WRONG.GOVERNOR MARK WARNER: WE LEARNED FROM 9/11, WE LEARNED FROM THE SNIPER ATTACK, WE LEARNED FROM HURRICANE ISABEL BUT WE ALWAYS NEED ADDITIONAL IMPROVEMENT.))
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The planning, training and equipment for the terrorism drill cost around two million dollars.
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Carilion put it's new portable decontamination tent to the test today in a terrorism drill.
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As part of the exercise -- workers had to deal the scenario of a a hundred people who had been exposed to an unknown substance inside a downtown building.
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((WHAT WE'RE TESTING OUT HERE IS HOW WE'RE GOING TO DECONTAMINATE A LARGE NUMBER OF VICTIMS TO SCREEN THEM BEFORE THEY GET EMEGERCENY CARE AND THAT E-R DEPT))
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Most of the victims were hospital employees who volunteered for the event.
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((I FEEL LIKE WITH THE THREAT OF EVERYTHING HANGING OVER US IT'S BECOME IMPORTANT FOR US TO START TAKING RESPONSIBILITY AND THAT STARTS WITH KNOWLEDGE AND KNOWING WHAT TO DO AND WHO TO CONTACT.A ND THE RESOURCES THAT WE NEED TO PROTECT OURSELVES AND OUR FAMILIES))
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Carilion Roanoke Memorial is one of five hospitals in the region that now have this type of tent. All area hospitals, however, have been given at least eight protection suits.
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[National-Guard]


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National Guard troops will continue the training in Roanoke tomorrow.
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The Virginia Army National Guard in Roanoke along with police from Roanoke, Danville, and Christiansburg took part in a training exercise at Victory Stadium this afternoon.
They learned a number of defense tactics to be used in local and state emergencies as well as homeland defense.
They'll be happy to show you some of their techniques at an open house tomorrow.
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((LT. COLONEL ERIC BARR/VIRGINIA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD: WE WANT THEM TO KNOW WE ARE STILL HERE. WE GOT SOLDIERS IN AFGHANISTAN BUT THAT HASN'T DIMINISHED OUR EFFORTS HERE AS FAR AS THE HOMELAND IS CONCERNED SO WE WANT THEM WE ARE HERE AND WE WANT THEM TO KNOW WE'RE WELL TRAINED, WELL PREPARED, WELL RESOURCED TO TAKE CARE OF FOLKS AT HOME HERE.))
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The Open House will take place at the National Guard Armory on Reserve Avenue in Roanoke from noon until five.
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A frenchman makes a daring escape from the rocky island of Alcatraz. We'll explain straight ahead on News 7 at 11.
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and also, talk about strange bedfellows. A Chihuahua takes an orphaned chipmunk under her care.
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[Poplar-Forest]


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Some exciting discoveries were made this week at Poplar Forest, where a group of teachers traded their textbooks in for trowels.
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The annual archeology field school brought nine teachers to Thomas Jefferson's retreat.
They focused on a site with a high concentration of artifacts from Jefferson's time.
The dig has unearthed a number of interesting items, including a silver coin from 1789 that may have been worn as a charm.
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[Shackled-Swimmer]


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History has shown that swimming the distance between Alcatraz and San Francisco can be difficult enough,
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but today, an Italian artist and swimmer completed the swim with his hands cuffed and feet shackled. Alberto Crisitini is already famous in European swimming circles, and has performed the feat in other bodies of water.
During his stay in San Francisco, he will also paint a picture of the Golden Gate Bridge on a floating canvas while swimming in the bay.
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We will check in on the Pulaski Blue Jays of the Appalachian League, words from salem new football coach Steve Magenbauer as the Spartans begin practice, and Rusrty Wallace discusses his oh so close attitude at the Brickyard.
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But first our extra point. The Los Angeles Lakers continued their roster changes today by trading Gary Payton and Rick Fox to the Boston Celtics for Chucky Atkins, Marcus Banks and Chris Mihm. The Celtics also get a conditional first-round draft pick and cash. The Lakers get a second-round pick. Payton's a nine-time All-Star.
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Lets start with Appalachian League baseball, Pulaski Blue Jays at home against Johnson City.
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A decent crowd turned out on a cool night to see if the Blue Jays could pull to within a tie of Danville in the Appy League East Division.
In the bottom of the second inning Eugnio Belez tries to steal second but is gunned down by Cardinals catcher Sandy Diaz for the out.
[SUPER=34-Pulaski/4/Johnson City/9;] But the Blue Jays would score in the inning. Bryan Bormaster takes the pitch all

the way to the right field wall and Bryan Bell is gonna come on down to score, his running mate, John Shupell is not so lucky as he is tagged out at the plate but Johnson City wins 9-4.
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[S-MLB]


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The Major League affiliate of Pulaski is Toronto and tonight was not a good night for the Big Blue Jays against the Yankees.
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Hideki Matsui homered twice and drove in six runs to lead New York to a 11-to-4 bashing of Toronto. It was Matsui's first multi-homer game in the major leagues.
John Flaherty also homered and drove in two runs to help Javier Vazquez improve to 13-and-6. Vazquez pitched [SUPER=35-

New York/11/Toronto/4;]eight innings, allowing three runs on six hits. The Bronx Bombers have now won three straight. Carlos Delgado hit a three-run homer for Toronto, which has lost three in a row.
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A new era officaly kicked off in Salem yesterday as Steve Magenbauer conducted his first practice as the Spartans new head football coach.
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Magenbauer takes over for Willis White who led the Spartans to 4 state titles and 8 regional crowns in 21 seasons.
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[OUT Q=....familar to"]
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Magenbauerer has a lot of talent back including 9 starters returning. His strengths are at the key positions.
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[OUT Q=...good coaches""]
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[S-Vick]


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The Atlanta Falcons continued their practice sessions with the Tennessee Titans today and Michael Vick took it easy.

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After injuring his right hamstring Thursday that gave Atlanta fans a scare, the Falcons QB went through a light workout today.
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[S-QBs]


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The Redskins preseason begins Monday night in Canton against Denver in the Hall of Fame Game. Joe Gibbs has decided to give both his top quarterbacks equal shot at the starting job.
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Mark Brunell will be up first against the Broncos, while Patrick Ramsey gets the call on the 14th against the Panthers.
The two signal callers have openly embraced their friendly competition.
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[S-Hockey]


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There is some competition for hockey in the valley...amongst leagues not teams. Roanoke Civic Center director of facilities Mina Blyd said today that the four team Southeast Hockey League was in Roanoke last Friday and made a bid to put a team in the Roanoke Civic center THIS November. Boyd said that NO decision has been made and that the city is still in a research mode.
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Boyd also confirmed that the United Hockey League will visit Roanoke this Tuesday. UHL president Richard Brosal will meet with Boyd, assistant city manager Chip Snead and city manager Darlene Burcham to discuss the 14 team league coming to Roanoke.
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[S-Rusty]


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Rusty Wallace has been oh so close at the Brickyard..but no cigar..not yet. He does have 9 top 10 finishes in the 10 races at Indy to his name. He is hoping that all changes this weekend.
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[OUT Q=won't work this year."]
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[Puppy-Love]


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Talk about puppy love.
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[SUPER=03-Salem, OR]

This Chihuahua is giving a baby chipmunk a chance to survive. The chipmunk was found in a Safeway parking lot abandoned by its mother. Buffy the Chihuahua had just lost a puppy during birth and now has taken in the chipmunk as one of her own. The plan is to nurse the chipmunk back to health and when its eyes open in a few weeks it will be released back into t(------------) he wild.