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Today on News 7 at 5, one person is sent to the hospital after an apparent propane leak near Lynchburg. It is still too dangerous for crews to approach.
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People in Roanoke are told to be patient while some controversial road work is finished.
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The weather story is the all about clear skies and pleasant temperatures. Details ahead.

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Also today, a British hostage pleads for his life in Iraq.
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On Healthcheck, a new study looks at the role of exercise in warding off Alzheimer's Disease.
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Plus why would you throw a party for a light bulb? News 7 at 5 is next.
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As we told you earlier, a propane leak near Lynchburg this afternoon closed a major highway, kept some students stuck in school, and briefly shut down flight operations at Lynchburg regional airport. Justin McLeod joins us by phone from in Campbell County with the latest information.
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A Georgia family's worst fears are realized. Authorities have confirmed the decapitated body of hostage Jack Hensley has been found.
Meanwhile, as Stacy Case reports, a British hostage is pleading for his life- that video's been released on an Islamic website.
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Radford Police are in the middle of a drug sweep.
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The department, with the help of the Giles, Montgomery and Pulaski County sheriff's offices rounded up eight people today. They were indicted last week by a Radford Grand Jury on dozens of charges ranging from distribution to possession of cocaine and marijuana .
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((CHRIS REHAK: WHAT IMPACT IT HAS REMAINS TO BE SEEN, BUT THIS IS ONE STEP IN THE CONTINUING FIGHT AGAINST THE DRUG TRADE.))
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At least four people are still at large and are not being named until they are arrested. Officials say the arrests are the work of months of undercover investigations within the city. They say these arrests could lead to more dealers pulled off the streets.
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A road construction project in Southeast Roanoke has upset many drivers lately...
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but city leaders say they should just be patient until it's over. The project is an effort to reduce speeds along the residential stretch on Bullitt Avenue and Jamison Avenue in Southeast.
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((MARK JAMISON/ROANOKE CITY TRAFFIC ENGINEER; PRIOR TO THE PROJECT IT WAS VERY EASY TO GO 40 TO 45 MILES AN HOUR. THE ROAD IS STRAIGHT, THE GRADES ARE FLAT, AND IT'S JUST COMFORTABLE TO DRIVE THAT FAST. IT WILL BE A LITTLE LESS COMFORTABLE AND MORE APPROPRIATE SPEEDS FOR A RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBORHOOD LIKE THIS ONE IS.))
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The group Southeast By Design originally asked for the improvements. It is part of a revitalization project that includes fixing up homes, and improving the streetscape of Southeast Roanoke.
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((REV. DAVID WALTON/SOUTHEST BY DESIGN CHAIRMAN; TRAFFIC CALMING IS BUT ONE PART OF A GREATER WHOLE WHICH IS ATTEMPTING TO RESTORE SOME DIGNITY TO THIS COMMUNITY AND THIS NEIGHBORHOOD AND MAKE IT A MUCH MORE LIVABLE PLACE AND IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR PEOPLE WHO LIVE WORK AND PLAY HERE. ))
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The construction is scheduled to be complete in late November. When it is finished the roads will still have two lanes, but the speed limit will remain at 25.
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Still to come on the newscast, C-B-S decides who will conduct its internal investigation of a 60 Minutes report.
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Plus we'll see what a French restaurant is doing to open the eyes of some of its customers.
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A former attorney general and a former news executive will look into the CBS documents episode.
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CBS News has appointed former U-S attorney General Dick Thornburgh and former Associated Press Chief Executive Louis Boccardi to handle the investigation.
They'll look into what went wrong as the network put together a story on President Bush's national guard service.
On Monday, CBS admitted it could not prove the documents used for the 60 minutes story were legitimate.
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In health check tonight,
What's good for the "heart" also seems to be good for the mind -particularly when it comes to exercise.
That's according two studies released today in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton joins us to explain --
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Jean, The studies showed regular exercise can improve mental function and reduce the risk for Alzheimer's Disease.
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It's something we all need to think about. Half of people age 85 or older will have Alzheimer's or some form of dementia.
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At 78 years old Frances Feagans (FAY-Gens) is always on the move. She walks an average of 30 minutes a day.
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((IT'S IMPORTANT TO MY HEALTH AND I'M NOT AFRAID OF DYING BUT I DON'T' WANT TO OUT LIVE MY BRAIN OR MY EYES)) [RUNS14]
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Chances are, she will not-- if she keeps up this pace.
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((THEY'VE FOUND THAT PEOPLE EVEN WITH MILD TO MODERATE EXERCISE TEND TO PROTECT THEMSELVES FROM THE DEVELOPMENT OF ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE)) [RUNS08]
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The results of two recent studies showed just how beneficial walking or exercise can be.
One found that sedentary older men --who walked less than a quarter mile a day --had nearly TWICE the risk of developing dementia -compared to those who walked more than two miles a day. The other study revealed the older women who were physically active -- performed much better on mental tests.
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((IT DOESN'T HAVE TO BE A HEAVY AMOUNT OF EXERCISE. EVEN IF YOU'RE NOT EXERCISING NOW AND YOU START TOMORROW. THAT'S A GOOD THING THE BENEFITS OF EXERCISE ARE PRETTY IMMEDIATE SO IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO START)) [RUNS11]
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Frances Drewry says her memory is as good as it's ever been and she's an avid walker. These studies have given her another reason to keep at it.
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((I BELONG TO TWO SENIOR ORGANIZATIONS AND I SEE A LOT OF PEOPLE CONCERNED ABOUT IT)) [RUNS09]
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Doctor Trinkle says exercising won't necessarily mean that a person won't get Alzheimer's or dementia -- it could just delay the onset by several years.
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Jean

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A propane leak near Lynchburg this afternoon closed a major highway, kept some students stuck in school, and briefly shut down flight operations at Lynchburg regional airport.
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Justin McLeod is in Campbell County with the latest information.
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Have you ever imagined what it would be like to lose your sight?
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A new restaurant in France is giving people a taste of what it's like.
Diners have been eating in the pitch black since the opening in July.
Diners are led through the restaurant by blind waiters and meals are served in total darkness- as diners struggle to put food in their mouths.
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((EDOUARD DE BROGLIE/RESTAURANT OWNER: THEY LOSE ALL THEIR SECURITY. THEY WAKE THEIR OTHER SENSE. BECAUE MOST OF YOUR OTHER SENSES ARE DOMINATED BY SIGHT.))
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The restaurant owner says people then use their others senses.. hearing, smell, taste and touch.
This restaurant is less about the food and more about the sensory and empathetic experience.
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Up next on the newscast, Brent Watts has details on how one local group is "answering the call..."
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David Fuller has led missions to the Sudan and other troubled regions of the world. Now he heads up Answering the Call, an international Christian Organization based here in the Roanoke Valley.
Brent Watts talked with Fuller about the organization and his upcoming trips.
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Coming up next in Sports, we'll see if a race car driver who carries M-&-M's can make an impression on local school children.
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Then a little bit later, residents of Gulf Shores, Alabama can breathe a little easier now that Chucky has been returned home.
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Some in Dallas had the bright idea to hold a birthday party for a lightbulb yesterday.
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The North Fort Worth Historical Society celebrated the anniversary for a lightbulb that was turned on 96 years ago.
On September 21, 1908, a stagehand at a local opera house flicked a switch and posted a sign that the light over a stage entrance was not be turned off.
The bulb is 40 watts and is made of a sturdy carbon filament. The administrator of the museum where the light burns says she has no idea why it has lasted so long.
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Good afternoon everybody and welcome to the midweek ticker which starts at the Martinsville Speedway. Elliott Sadler dropped in on the track today and made an impression on a group of local students, as Travis Wells explains.
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The Hokies' second straight ACC game is set for this Saturday at Noon against N.C. State. The Wolfpack comes in with the nation's top rated defense and say they play to come after Bryan Randall.
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This past Saturday when Duke rolled into Lane Stadium, the Devils brought with them a very familiar strength and conditioning coach - in former Patrick Henry star Chris Combs.
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Jean will be right back folks. Have a safe night.

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We have an update on our story about the gas leak in Lynchburg. Route 29 has now reopened in both directions. Justin McLeod will have the latest on news 7 at 6.
Animal rescuers in Gulf Shores, Alabama have captured an escaped alligator.
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Chucky is a 12 foot alligator that escaped his home at the Gulf Shores Zoo during Hurrican Ivan.
After being loose for nearly a week, Chucky was rescue from drainage ditch. Volunteers joined the search for the alligator last night and found him in just three hours.
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(("THEY SAID THAT THEY COULD ROUND HIM UP IN PROBABLY TWO TO THREE DAYS AND I SORT OF WENT -- WE DON'T EVEN KNOW THE AREA DOWN HERE. THEY CAUGHT HIM IN THREE HOURS -- THE FIRST NIGHT. YES, I'M HAPPY... I'M ELATED... I'M JUMPING ))
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It took six people to carry the 12 foot alligator to his new home. He's said to be living comfortably in the Bear Den until his home can be repaired.
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