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Today on News 7 at 5, Gulf Coast residents evacuate a day before Hurricane Ivan is expected to hit the coast.
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Plus Roanoke's Mayor says he is optimistic the city can bring in a low cost airline.
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While the gulf coast prepares, we look at the timing of the rain for the mid-Atlantic. It looks like most of the weekend will be soaked.

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Also today, a local sheriff's department gets an inexpensive device that could help save lives.
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On Healthcheck, Joy Sutton will tells us about a different type of eye surgery that can eliminate the need for glasses.

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Plus it's a big budget movie.. but not a lot of money went to elaborate sets. News 7 at 5 is next.

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It's a mass exodus as people flee the Gulf Coast from Flroida's panhandle to Louisiana ... while Hurricane Ivan moves closer.
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
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The Mayor of Mobile, Alabama announced that people in the city should get out of town... or at the very least, to higher ground.
In New Orleans, it may not be safe enough for a safety convention- it's been cancelled as the Hurricane moves closer.
Jennifer Miller is along the Gulf Coast- where the storm is expected to hit sometime tomorrow.
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(((( WITH HURRICANE IVAN INCHING CLOSER...GULF COAST RESIDENTS ARE DOING WHAT THEY CAN TO SAVE THEIR PROPERTY. RESIDENT: DO WHAT YOU CAN AND HOPE FOR THE BEST MANY OTHERS ARE HITTING THE ROAD...HEADING FOR HIGHER GROUND BOB RILEY/ALABAMA GOVERNOR "THIS IS A SERIOUS STORM THAT REQUIRES SERIOUS ACTION TO GET PEOPLE OUT OF HARM'S WAY."
WIDESPREAD EVACUATIONS ARE UNDERWAY ON FLORIDA'S PANHANDLE, AS WELL AS COASTAL ALABAMA, MISSISSIPPI AND LOUISIANA.
RESIDENTS IN THOSE STATES HAVE ALREADY SEEN IVAN'S POWER AS IT TORE THROUGH THE CARIBBEAN. THE STORM HAS KILLED DOZENS AND PROPERTY DAMAGE IS MASSIVE. JENNIFER MILLER/CBS NEWS: PEOPLE HERE ON THE GULF COAST ARE HOPING FOR A BETTER ENDING, BUT WITH IVAN HEADING DIRECTLY AT THEM, THAT MAY NOT BE POSSIBLE.
FORECASTERS DON'T KNOW YET WHERE IVAN'S CENTER WILL HIT...THEY DO KNOW..
-HURRICANE FORCE WINDS EXTEND 100 MILES AWAY FROM THE EYE.
-MORE THAN A FOOT OF RAIN COULD FALL
-AND THE STORM SURGE COULD BE OVER 12 FEET HIGH...ALL MAKING FOR A NASTY NEXT FEW DAYS FOR ANYONE IN IVAN'S PATH.
JENNIFER MILLER, CBS NEWS, MOBILE))))

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A heavy day of violence in Iraq today. Insurgents targeted Iraqi police with an attack that left 60 people dead.

Scott Rapoport has more.
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Montgomery County authorities have released the identity of the man who drowned yesterday in the New River.
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Sheriff's officials say 27 year old Christopher Merix jumped in the New River to save a friend who had fallen off some rocks. Witnesses say Merix appeared to have a problem and was swept away. The water was fast moving and very high yesterday. His body was recovered a mile and a half down the river near Eggleston Bridge in Giles County.
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A local sheriff's office is hoping to avoid accidents like the one in Christiansburg yesterday.
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Botetourt County officials bought 70 "ResQ (RESCUE) Discs." The plastic disc is similiar to a frisbee and, officials say, ideal for a water rescue.
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A deputy throws the disc slightly upstream from the drowning person and *that* person can grab the rope or floating-disc to be pulled to safety.
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((MAJ. DELBERT DUDDING/BOTETOURT CO. SHERIFF'S OFFICE: THE SHERIFF SAW 'EM AND THOUGHT IT WOUDL BE A GOOD ASSET TO HAVE IN ALL PATROL VEHICLES, NOT THAT WE'RE A SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE, BUT WE HAVE THE JAMES RIVER, CRAIG'S CREEK, ALSO CARBONS COVE LIES IN BOTETOURT.))
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The discs cost the department about 14-hundred dollars, which they bought with money from its budget.
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A recent meeting with airline officials did not produce any promises, but Roanoke Mayor Nelson Harris says he remains optimistic about bringing in a low cost air carrier.
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Harris and other Valley leaders recently travelled to northern Virginia to court Independence Air.
Today, as he delivered his first state of the city address, Harris said he believes they made a persuasive pitch.


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((COULD THEY GIVE US A FINAL DECISION ON THAT DAY? OF COURSE NOT, BUT I TRULY BELIEVE THE ROANOKE REGION CAUGHT THEIR ATTENTION AGAIN BECAUSE OF THE VISION AND DEDICATION OF SO MANY FROM ROANOKE COUNTY, ROANOKE CITY THIS ORGANIZATION AND VIRGINIA TECH WORKING TOGETHER.))
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Harris told members of the regional chamber of commerce that he is optimistic about the city's future, and the leadership of City Manager Darlene Burcham, City Council and the School Board.
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Coming up after a short break, a just approved medical device is giving some patients a clearer picture of life without eye glasses.
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Also the Food and Drug Administration takes a look at a possible link between antidepressant drugs and the rate of teen suicides.
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The Food and Drug Administration now acknowledges that a small percentage of teens who take anti-depressants do think more about suicide than other teens.
Today an F-D-A advisory panel agreed there does appear to be a link between some anti depressants and suicidal behavior among children.
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Studies find on average kids on anti-depressants have an extra two to three percent increase in suicidal thoughts.
Among the medications with the highest risk relating to suicidal behavor include Luvox, Effexor and Paxil.
Lower among children taking Celexa, Zofolt and Prozac.
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((PETER BREGGIN/PSYCHIATRIST: ANY OF THE NEW ANTI DEPRESSANTS TEND TO BE STIMULATING, THEY HAVE A COCAINE LIKE EFFECT, THEY AGITATE PEOPLE THEY GIVE THEM NIGHTMARES.))
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But some doctors argue the benefits outweigh the risks
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and maintain for those children who need them, to be without the antidepressants won't save lives but put them at risk.

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Forget glasses, contacts, or even laser eye surgery --there's now a new way to improve your vision.
The FDA has approved an implantable lens for correcting nearsightedness.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton joins us with details -- Joy is this a permanent solution?
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Jean -- I spoke with a local opthamalogist who says the lens implant should last indefinitely.
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There are several models of implantable lenses. While the FDA has only approved the Artisan lens --the others may not be far behind.
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((THE IMPLANTABLE CONTACT LENS IS A PLASTIC LENS THAT GOES INSIDE THE EYE THAT CORRECT NEARSIGHTEDNESS AND POTENTIALLY IN THE FUTURE ASTIGMATISM, FAR SIGHTENDENSS. IT'S JUST ANOTHER WAY OF HELPING PEOPLE SEE WELL WITHOUT THE NEED FOR FOR CONTACTS OR GLASSES)) [RUNS14]
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Where the implantable lens is placed depends on the model. The Artisen lens that was approved Monday actually fastens right to the iris. Another version known as the STAAR sits on top of the person's natural lens.
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((THE BIGGEST SINGLE RISK WITH DOING ANY OF THESE IMPLANTS IS THAT YOU ARE GOING INSIDE THE EYE JUST LIKE YOU DO FOR CATARACTS. IF YOU WERE TO GET AN INFECTION THAT WOULD BE A BAD PLACE TO GET AN INFECTION)) [RUNS13]
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Till says the risks are minimal. In terms of vision correction, there can be a substantial benefits. In a three year study by the FDA 92-percent of patients ended up with at least 20-40 vision, and 44-percent had 20-20 vision or better.
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Till says the recovery time is short, typically a day or two. He hopes to soon offer the implantable contact lens to his patients. Till plans to use the STAAR version which has not approved by the FDA just yet.
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Jean, as far as the cost -- Till expects it will range from around 3 to 5-thousand per eye.
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Still to come, Robin Reed will let us know what Hurricane Ivan is expected to do to our local weather.
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[VO] Plus, we'll tell you why the stars of a new movie had to fight off a case of "on the set" blues.
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Don't expect to see any big sets in Gwyneth Paltrow and Jude Law's new movie.
That's because there weren't any.
"Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow" was shot entirely in front of a blue screen.
Drew Levinson shows us how it worked.
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(Imagine Flash Gordon meets Indiana Jones.



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"YOU OK? GREAT. YOU DON'T LOOK SO GOOD. PULL UP!
In Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow ... Captain Joseph Sullivan--Jude Law and his old flame played by Gwyneth Paltrow go after giant robots sent by an evil mastermind intent on destroying the world.
((QUESTION ) THIS THING MUST HAVE BEEN A BLAST TO MAKE?

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(G) WE WERE PART OF SOMETHING THAT WAS REALLY COOL AND SPECIAL AND YOU

DON'T GET TO FEEL LIKE WOW I'M IN THE COOL MOVIE ALL THE TIME, YOU KNOW YOU FEEL LIKE I'M IN THE ARTY MOVIE THAT NOONE IS GOING TO SEE OR CARE ABOUT."
Flying above the streets of New York.....
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and underwater they employ the help of a Naval Air Captain played by Angelina Jolie to seek out the bad guys.

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Almost everything you see other than the actors really doesn't exist... no set and no locations. It's the first film fully shot in front of a blue screen. Computer generated graphics are digitally added.

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"HOW DIFFICULT WAS IT TO WORK WITH THE BLUE SCREEN?

(J) THERE WAS THIS KIND OF BANK OF NERDS IN THE MIDDLE OF THE STUDIO

WITH COMPUTERS WHO WERE DOING THEIR THING THEN THE REGULAR OLD ENGLISH CAMERA CREW IS GOING WHAT'S GOING ON, WHAT'S GOING ON? WHAT ARE THEY DOING?AND US IN THE MIDDLE TRYING TO INTERPRET THE WHOLE THING." 15:28:28

(G) WE GOT PUNCH DRUNK A COUPLE OF TIMES WITH ALL THE BLUE.


The producers hope all that blue will bring in a lot of green for a movie that was six years in the making.
Drew Levinson, CBS News, New York.))
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Today following sports, we'll meet a 93 year old woman who celebrated her birthday by jumping out of a plane.
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But first, a player for the Texas Rangers is arrested after a fight breaks out at a baseball game.
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Good afternoon everybody. Over the past five years, Virginias Tech spent 57 weeks in the Top 10. But now Mike Stevens says the team that used to own the polls is on the outside looking in.
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More fans attended the Tech/USC game than did the Redskins opener over the weekend against Tampa Bay but excitement is back for Redskins faithful.
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One reason, at least early in the season, is Clinton Portis, who rushed the rock 29 times for 148 yards including a 64 yard touchdown gallop. Washington's dominance up front sends a message about the Skins ground game.
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Texas rangers releiver Frank Francisco was arrested and charged with aggravated assault after an incident in last night's loss to Oakland.
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The pitcher threw a chair into the right fierld box seats, hitting two spectators, leaving one with a broken nose. The incident was part of a confrontation between members of the Rangers and fans near the team's bullpen.
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That's it for the ticker, more on the Hokies and Redskins at six.

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On Wall Street today, the stock markets were mixed in a lackluster day of trading. As Jean Lee tells us some disappointing retail sales numbers took the wind out of investors.
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Who wants another birthday cake when you're 93 years old.
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Polly Gifford from Newport News wanted a more exciting birthday, so she chose to jump out of an airplane.
Gifford made the jump from 14-thousand feet.
She parachuted with several other people one day earlier... a practice round you could say.
Gifford is still active at 93. She lives independently and still drives.
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