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Today on News 7 at 5, Franklin County authorities investigate an explosion that killed a woman and injured her ex-husband.
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And, a marine from Covington loses his life in Iraq.
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Also, the Olympic hopes of some American atheletes are falling short.
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We'll see if the life of a Franklin County family is returning to normal more than three months after a military jet crashed into their yard.
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Plus doctors look at the emotional toll of acne.
News 7 at 5 is next.
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A helicopter crash in Iraq last week has taken the life of a Marine from Covington.
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26 year old John Ryan Howard was killed when his helicopter crashed on the night of August 11th.
It is unclear why the helicopter went down but the U.S. military says no enemy fire was seen in the area.
Funeral arrangements are still being finalized.
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Fighting has picked up in Najaf after a cease-fire collapsed over the weekend.
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U-S tanks are lurking near the holy Imam Ali Shrine. Militants have been hiding there since fighting broke out with U-S and Iraqi forces August fifth. This morning a series of explosions shook the area. Meantime, a press freedom group is criticizing Iraqi authorities for ordering a media crackdown in the holy city. Paris-based Reporters Without Borders says Iraqi authorities told reporters in Najaf to leave because of safety reasons -- and then threatened to arrest those who stayed.
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Two Army divisions will come home from Germany in the next few years -- and the U-S will close nearly half of its
hundreds of installations in Europe -- as part of a massive restructuring announced by President Bush today. Susan Roberts has more from Washington, D.C.
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((FLANKED BY A CROWD OF VETERANS AT A CAMPAIGN STOP IN CINCINNATI, PRESIDENT BUSH OUTLINED ONE OF THE BIGGEST TROOP RE-DEPLOYMENTS SINCE THE END OF THE COLD WAR.

SOT-BUSH

"Over next 10 years we will bring home 60 to 70 thousand uniformed personnel and 100 thousand employees and families."
THE RE-DEPLOYMENTS WILL BRING TROOPS HOME FROM EUROPE AND ASIA, BUT WON'T AFFECT U-S TROOP LEVELS IN IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN. THE PRESIDENT'S GOAL...TO PROVIDE A MORE FLEXIBLE FORCE...WHICH WILL BE READY TO FIGHT TERRORISM AT HOME AND ABROAD. AT THE SAME TIME, HE SAYS THE CHANGES WILL REDUCE STRESS ON THE TROOPS AND MILITARY FAMILIES.

SOT-BUSH

"Our military will have fewer job changes, greater job security and able to spend time at home with families. "
SOME OF THE PRESIDENT'S TOUGHEST CRITICS WASTED NO TIME IN CHALLENGINE THE TIMING AND MOTIVATION OF THE ANNOUNCEMENT.

SOT-SOT-RETIRED GENERAL WESLEY CLARK

I think they're playing politics with national security. (BUTT TO) The forces are no better in kansas and colorado than they would be in Germany, in fact they're less well positioned.
YET THE PRESIDENT NOTED, FOR DECADES TROOPS HAVE REMAINED WHERE THE WARS OF THE LAST CENTURY ENDED, AND IT'S TIME THEY COME HOME TO A PLACE THEY ARE ACTUALLY NEEDED. SOME SAY IT'S THE RIGHT IDEA, BUT THE WRONG EXECUTION.

SOT-HARLAN ULLMAN/CENTER FOR STRATEGIC AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES:

3:03 the admin did not put together a package that took into account our allies so there's going to be more negative reaction that there should have been.
STAND UP CLOSE: While all the specifics from the realignment haven't been released yet, the Pentagon has announced that two divisions will return to the U-S from Germany, but not before 2006. Susan Roberts, CBS News, The White House.))

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Investigators are searching for answers following a fatal car explosion at a Franklin County campground.
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Authorities say 30- year- old Shanda Hanger was killed, and her ex-husband injured when the Ford Explorer burst into flames last night.
Shanda Hanger had driven to the Crazy Horse Marina campground, and called her ex-husband to the vehicle before it exploded, but so far investigators say they have not determined if the act was intentional.
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((WE'RE TRYING TO DETERMINE WHETHER THIS WAS A PROBLEM WITH THE VEHICLE, A MALFUNCTION OF THE VEHICLE, ELECTRICAL OR WHETHER IT BE A GAS LINE OR WHATEVER IT IS, OR WHETHER THIS WAS AN INTENTIONAL SET FIRE.))
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Authorities say the couple lived in Augusta County, and had divorced about a year ago.
Timothy Hanger suffered burns to his face, and is listed in good condition at the University of Virginia Medical Center.
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State police are investigating a fatal accident this morning in Franklin County.
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It happened just before nine on Route-762 near the Providence area. Police say 46-year-old Tammy Briggs Spangler of Rocky Mount was traveling southbound, when she struck a pickup truck and got caught underneath.
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Spangler died about an hour later at the hospital. Police are still trying to determine what caused her to crash.

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Coming up next on the newscast, somebody dropped off the body of a 21 year old woman at a local hospital. Now authorities want to know how she died.
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Plus Michael Jackson makes an extra trip to court to see his prosecutor answer some questions.
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The Air Force is back in Franklin County to clean up a mess it left behind three months ago.
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In May, an F-15 fighter jet crashed near Julie Paulitzsky's home. While officials cleaned up most of the debris, there was still about 8-thousand gallons of jet fuel that had seeped into the ground. Paulitzsky says Air Force officials told her they would be back to clean up the fuel, but didn't return.
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((AND SO BY AUGUST SIXTH WE SAID MY GOODNESS, HERE WE ARE, SO AS IT APPROACHED. WE HAVE SOMEONE, A LIASON -- AND HE WAS TELLING US WHAT HE KNEW, 58 BUT WE WEREN'T FEELING LIKE WE'RE WERE GOING ANYWHERE 02))
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Coming up on News 7 at Six, we'll tell you what it took to get Air Force officials to back out to the home to finish the job.
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The death of a Pulaski County woman is under investigation in Radford tonight. Investigators say two people drove up to the New River Valley Medical Center and dropped off 21 year old Angel M. Haley.
She was pronounced dead at the scene. Her body was taken to the medical examiner for an autopsy. Police say the cause of death, and circumstances surrounding it are under investigation.

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Michael Jackson is back in court today.
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The King of Pop drew loud cheers from fans as he strode by on his way to a Santa Maria courtoom. Fans carried signs reading, ``Our Love is With You'' and ``Michael Jackson is Innocent.'' Others felt the alleged victims need to be heard.
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In today's hearing, the prosecutor took the witness stand to give details of a search he conducted at a private investigator's office in Beverly Hills. The investigator was working for Jackson's former attorney, Mark Geragos, at the time. Jackson's current lawyer says the move was a violation of attorney-client priviledge.
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Kobe Bryant's defense team scored another victory of sorts today.
Colorado's Supreme Court cleared the way for the defense to tell jurors about the sex life of his accuser. Despite the set-back the prosecution seems set to go ahead with the criminal trial.
Rick Sallinger reports .
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((IF KOBE BRYANT WAS HOPING TO HEAR THAT CRIMINAL CHARGES AGAINST HIM WOULD BE DROPPED, NO SUCH WORDS WERE SPOKEN. WHAT JUDGE TERRY RUCKRIEGLE DID ANNOUNCE WAS A DECEISION BY THE COLORADO SUPRME COURT. IT TURNED DOWN A PROSECUTION REQUEST TO APPEAL THE JUDGE'S DECISION ALLOWING LIMITED INFORMATION ABOUT THE ALLEGED VICTIM'S SEXUAL HISTORY.
THOUGH NOT UNEXPECTED, THE RULING WAS NOT WHAT VICTIM'S ADVOCATES WANTED TO OCCUR.

SOT: Cynthia Stone-Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault

"Well of course we're very disappointed . we do believe that colorado's rape shield law. is a fair and balanced law that helps to protect the rights of a victim."
THE JUDGE IS HOWEVER KEEPING OUT OF THE TRIAL ANY INFORMATION ABOUT THE ACCUSER'S MENTAL HEALTH HISTORY AND PRESCRIPTION DRUG USE.

(Rick Sallinger, Eagle Colorado)
(bryant now finds himself on the defense in two courts..he faces a

maximum of life in prison if convicted here..and there's also the possiblity of millions of dollars in damages from a lawsuit filed in federal court)
LIN WOOD AND JOHN CLUNE THE ATTORNEYS FOR BRYANT'S ACCUSER HAVE INDICATED THEY FEEL THEY CAN GET A 'MORE LEVEL PLAYING FIELD' IN A CIVIL SUIT. BUT FOR NOW AT LEAST THE CRIMINAL TRIAL IS GOING FORWARD.

SOT: David Lugert-Legal Analyst

"all the signals from all camps the prosecution, the victim and defense is that they are getting ready for trial in 11 days."
MEANTIME PROSECUTORS WANT ALL LABORATORY PERSONNEL WHO HANDLED EVIDENCE TO APPEAR AT TRIAL IN PERSON. THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY IS SUGGESTING SOME DAMAGING EVIDENCE MAY HAVE BEEN CONTAMINATED. KOBE BRYANT MAY BE USED TO THE PRESSURE OF A BASKETBALL GAME, BUT NOW FINDS HIMSELF IN A TWO COURT PRESS. RICK SALLINGER, FOR CBS NEWS, EAGLE, COLORADO.))

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we'll see how doctors are treating the emotional effects of a common teenage problem.
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Almost every teenager has to deal with acne. But with 17 million Americans suffering from the condition, researchers are now paying more attention to the emotional toll it may take.
A recent study found acne can have serious psychological effects, ranging from social anxiety to severe depression.
So now doctors are looking at ways to treat not only the skin but the mind. Doctor Sean Kenniff has more
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((IN HIGH SCHOOL JENA MULLEN HAD TYPICAL TEENAGE SKIN PROBLEMS. WORKING AS A MODEL SHE WAS ABLE TO CONCEAL IT WITH MAKEUP.... UNTIL A BAD CASE OF POST-ADOLESCENCE ACNE BROKE OUT.... MAKING IT VERY HARD FOR HER AGENT TO FIND JOBS.

(SOT-Jena Mullen/Suffers from Acne)

"she can't book talent that has acne, like you can't book girls for photo shoots or send them on go sees or auditions with pimples."
THE EFFECTS WERE MORE THAN SKIN DEEP. JENA'S SELF ESTEEM DROPPED, SHE WAS DEPRESSED AND SOON DIDN'T EVEN WANT TO LEAVE THE HOUSE.

(SOT-Jena again)

"People, I don't know, just looked at me different."

(STANDUP: Dr. Sean Kenniff/CBS NEWS/Miami, FL)

WHILE ACNE MAY SEEM TRIVIAL TO SOME, RESEARCHERS HAVE FOUND IT CAN HAVE A SERIOUS PHYSCOLOGICAL EFFECT.... LEAVING DEEP EMOTIONAL SCARS.

(Dr. Richard Fried/Dermatologist, Clinical Instructor)

"anxious, angry, impaired self-image, social withdrawal."

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IN A RECENT SURVEY, 85 PERCENT OF TEENS WITH ACNE EXPRESSED EMBARRASSMENT, ANGER AND LOSS OF SELF CONFIDENCE. 45 PERCENT FEARED REJECTION, AVOIDED PEOPLE, AND FELT ANXIOUS. AND TEN PERCENT SAID THEIR ACNE CAUSED DEPRESSION.

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DOCTOR RICHARD FRIED, WHO TREATED JENA, IS ONE OF A GROWING NUMBER OF PSYCHO-DERMATOLOGISTS WHO SPECIALIZE IN TREATING NOT ONLY THE SKIN BUT ALSO THE BRAIN.

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"it's recognizing that very, very intimate connection between mind and body."
WITH DOCTOR FRIED'S HELP JENA'S ACNE IS PROGRESSIVELY GETTING BETTER ALONG WITH HER EMOTIONS.

(SOT-Jena Mullen)

"I feel a lot better, like more confident, um not so insecure."
SHE'S READY TO START COLLEGE AND READY TO GET HER MODELING CAREER BACK ON TRACK.))
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Coming up next on the newscast, more Americans fall short of their goals at the Olympics.
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Athletes dreams can come true at the Olympic Games.
They can also slip away and that is what happened today to swimming star Michael Phelps.
Jennifer Miller reports from Athens.
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((IN LESS THAN A SECOND, MICHAEL PHELPS HOPES OF TYING MARK SPITZ RECORD SEVEN GOLD MEDALS SANK TO THE BOTTOM OF AN OLYMPIC-SIZED POOL. MONDAY THE MAN HYPED AS AMERICAS NEXT SWIMMING HERO CAME IN THIRD IN THE 200 METER FREESTYLE WORSE THAN HE FINISHED AT SUNDAYS PRELIMINARY.
Not Phelps, Thorpe!
THE LOSS ALSO ENDS THE ONE-ON-ONE RIVALRY BETWEEN PHELPS AND AUSTRALIAS IAN THORPE.
Thorpedo!!!)
UNTIL THIS WEEK, THINGS WERE GOING SWIMMINGLY FOR PHELPS.
"COURTESY NBC OLYMPICS" HE WAS CROWNED KING IN THE 400 METER INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY.
THEN SUNDAY FINISHED THIRD IN THE FOUR-BY-100 RELAY. BUT IT WAS TODAYS LOSS THAT ENDED HIS REIGN.
STANDUP BRIDGE: GREEK MYTHOLOGY IS FULL OF FALLEN HEROES. AND AFTER A SHOCKING UPSET THAT COULD BE THE SAME TRAGIC ENDING FOR THE GODS BASKETBALL.
"COURTESY NBC OLYMPICS" SUNDAY, PUERTO RICO DEFEATED THE US. IT WAS THE TEAMS WORST LOSS IN OLYMPIC HISTORY AND THE FIRST SINCE NBA PLAYERS JOINED THE TEAM. BUT SOME OF GAMES BIGGEST STARS . SHAQUILE ONEAL AND KOBE BRYANT STAYED HOME.
ALLEN IVERSON/ US OLYMPIC TEAM We have a lot of young guys on this team and if they didnt get the message last night, theyre not going get it.
"COURTESY NBC OLYMPICS" THE COACH CALLED IT HUMILIATING A DAVID AND GOLIATH-LIKE DEFEAT WITH A GAME ENDING BUZZER HEARD ROUND THE WORLD.
Urosh Milosavljevich/Serbia They are all big stars on their own teams and they dont have that team atmosphere.
GREEKS WONDER IF THE LOSS WILL SHATTER THE DREAM TEAMS DREAM OF A 13TH GOLD MEDAL.
"COURTESY NBC OLYMPICS" THE US IS STILL FAVORED TO WIN BUT RECENT LOSSES PROVE MODERN DAY HEROES WHETHER THEY SWOOP THROUGH AIR OR RACE THROUGH WATER ARE NOT GUARANTEED A GOLD. JENNIFER MILLER, CBS NEWS, ATHENS. )

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Good afternoon everybody and welcome to the Monday ticker. The football season is fast approcaching and as a result the start times for a number of the college kickoffs are starting to trickle in to us.
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This afternoon the Hokies confirmed that their home opener on September 11th against Western Michigan will start at one o'clock. The game will not be televised. Tech's season opener is on August 28th in Landover, Maryland against Soutern Cal.
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The quarterback race at UVa is on as Marquis Hagans tries to fight off redshirt freshman Kevin McCabe and Notre Dame transfer Christian Olsen.
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Al Groh said late last week as practice began that Hagans was the starter coming into camp but that the starter for the September fourth Temple game is still up in the air.
A new quarterback means the running backs must step it up.
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The defending Western Valley District champions from Franklin County are the subject of tonight's Friday Football Extra preview.
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Billy Miles welcomes back 11 total starters, including 7 on offense and 4 on defense.
But there is a bit of uncertainty at the quarterback position, where four players are engaged in a wide open competition.
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After losing in the first round of the playoffs in each of the past two seasons, the Eagles are anxious to take another step in 2004.
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[go to pinnacle ffe] And don't forget that Friday Football Extra kicks off its 21st season next Friday night - September 27th - with a primetime kickoff show coming your way at 7pm. That's next Friday the 27th at seven. Shannon will be back in just a minute to wrap-up News 7 at Five.
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On Wall Street today, falling oil prices and stocks at bargain prices combined to put investors in a buying mood.
Alexis Christoforous has more in our Marketwatch report.
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Not many people would want to walk a tightrope.
Even fewer would want to do it blindfolded.
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But how many would do it blindfolded between two hot air balloons at an altitude of four thousand feet?
A daredevil did just that as part of the International Balloon Fiesta over Bristol, England.
The balloons were tethered together as Mike Howard walked between them on a thin pole.
Howard says he didn't get nervous until he was back on the ground
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