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Today on News 7 at 5, more local reservists are being called up for active duty.
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Also the Prime Minister of Iraq tells Congress "thank you" for liberating his country.
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The federal government tries to build its fraud case against the former director of the National D-Day Memorial.
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On Healthcheck, a New River Valley company believes it is about to revolutionize the treatment of cocaine addiction.
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Also Elton John loses his temper in a Taiwan airport. News 7 at 5 is next.

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Iraq's interim leader meet with leaders in Washington- thanking America for helping to liberate his country.
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
Ayad (EE-odd) Allawi says terrorists are trying to undermine Iraq and the region to hurt civilization throughout the globe-
And he says the enemy of terrorism is Democracy.
As Stacy Case reports, Iraq's interim prime minister told Americans their sacrifices are not in vain.
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(( AS GUNFIRE RANG THROUGH THE STREETS OF IRAQ, APPLAUSE ECHOED THROUGH THE U.S. CAPITOL.
IN AN ADDRESS TO CONGRESS---- AND IN MEETINGS WITH PRESIDENT BUSH----

President Bush: "it's an honor to welcome a friend to the white house" IRAQ'S INTERIM PRIME MINISTER MADE ONE THING CLEAR. IYAD ALAWI/IRAQI INTERIM PRIME MINISTER "I came here to thank you and promise you, your sacrifices are not in vain." IN TURN, PRESIDENT BUSH MADE REASSURANCES OF HIS OWN. "To retreat now would betray our mission, our word and our friends...Prime Minister, America will keep its commitments."
IYAD ALAWI TOLD CONGRESS IRAQ WILL HOLD FREE AND FAIR ELECTIONS IN JANUARY AS PLANNED, BUT IRAQIS CAN'T DO IT ALONE. HIS VISIT IS DESIGNED TO BOLSTER THE PRESIDENT'S POSITION THEREFORE MANY OF HIS REMARKS CONTAINED FAMILIAR LINES. IYAD ALAWI/IRAQI INTERIM PRIME MINISTER Today we are better off, you are better off, the world is better off without saddam hussein AND JUST LIKE PRESIDENT BUSH, ALAWI SOUGHT TO TIE THE WAR IN IRAQ WITH THE BROADER WAR ON TERROR. WITH THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION JUST 6 WEEKS AWAY- AND IRAQ A CENTRAL CAMPAIGN ISSUE -- JOHN KERRY ACCUSE BOTHE THE PRIME MINISTER AND THE PRESIDENT OF PUTTING A GOOD FACE - ON A BAD - SITUATION.
SEN JOHN KERRY/ DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE The fact is that the CIA estimates......... the reporting - the ground operations .....and the trooops - all tell a different story. STACY CASE/REPORTING KERRY, SOME REPUBLICANS AND THE TOP U-S GENERAL IN IRAQ HAVE ALL HINTED MORE TROOPS ARE NEEDED. BUT ALAWI SAYS HIS COUNTRY DOESN'T NEED MORE BOOTS ON THE GROUND AND PRESIDENT BUSH SAYS IF HIS TOP GENERAL MAKES THE
REQUEST--- HE'LL LISTEN.))



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More local troops are being mobilized.
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The 424th Transportation Company at the Army Reserve Center in Galax is being deployed to Fort Dix in New Jersey. From there, the destination is overseas. No official word where, but Operation Iraqi Freedom is a likely destination.
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At least 15 members of the unit are from Galax, Grayson, Carroll or Pulaski Counties. The unit still needs more phone cards so soldiers can stay in contact with their families.
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[TAKE Phone Number Full] If you want to help, call the Army Reserve Center at 276-236- 6132. Coming up tonight at 6:00 we'll introduce you to two members of the unit from southwest Virginia preparing to head out.

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Day three of Richard Burrow's federal fraud trial is wrapping up in U-S District Court in Charlottesville.
Prosecutors are trying to prove the former director of the National D-Day Memorial deceived banks into lending money to the projects..... by misrepresenting the amount of donations coming in.
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Steve Smallshaw is at the courthouse in Charlotesville with more on today's testimony.
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The death toll in Haiti continues to rise after tropical storm Jeanne.
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Widespread flooding has crippled the country.
The Prime Minister has warned there could be outbreaks of serious disease because the sewers are broken- corpses of people and animals ae in the stagnate water.
So far nearly two thousand bodies have been recovered, but aid agencies believe that will rise. More than a thousand people remain missing.
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Coming up next on the newscast, a Roanoke landmark is about to get a new life.
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Plus a day after officials gave them up for dead, two people walk away from the wreckage of a plane crash.
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A plane crash in Montana.. originally officials thought everyone on board had died... Turns out that wasn't the case.
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Some of the people on board survived.
The small plane crashed on Tuesday in the rugged wilderness of Montana- the original sheriff's report said five people were killed.
Now authorities say two people actually survived and made their way out of the region- one day after the sheriff reportedly announced their deaths.
Relatives of 23 year old Jodee Hogg were elated.
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Hogg and 29-year old Matthew Ramige apparently walked away from the crash site and were spotted Wednesday afternoon.

Ramige was treated for burns.. both are in stable condition.
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In health check tonight,
A Blacksburg company may have developed the first ever treatment for cocaine addiction.
As Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton tells us it's the same drug the company is testing on children for the treatment of Attention Hyperactivity Disorder.
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Researchers at New River Pharmaceuticals were working on a drug for treating ADHD -- when they discovered it might have another use. That's because the company says it's drug is abuse-resistant and you can't overdose on it either.
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The drug would be taken as a once a day capsule --that would provide treatment over the course of the day.
The FDA has put it on the fast track to approval --to speed up the review process to potentially get it on the market faster.
New River Pharmaceuticals hopes the drug will give new hope to many cocaine addicts.
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The company is hoping the drug will be just as beneficial for children with ADHD. Clincial trials will start soon for that application as well.
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In the meantime, New River Pharmaceuticals is also working on less abusable forms of drug like Oxycontin.
If all goes as planned this Blacksburg company could put the town and itself in the history books.
Joy Sutton, News 7 Blacksburg.))


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A Roanoke landmark is getting a facelift and a new beginning.
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Ground was broken outside the Dumas Hotel on First Street this morning. In a matter of weeks crews will begin renovations to turn the building into a center for artistic and cultural development. It's a project that's been in the making for the past twenty years.
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Once renovations are complete, the building will house the Harrison Museum of African American Culture, the Dumas Drama Guild and the Downtown Music Lab. The Hotel was built in 1917 and soon developed a guest list that includes Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie and Duke Ellington. Renovations are expected to take about a year and cost 3- point- six- million- dollars.
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Coming up on the newscast, Brent Watts explains how "striking out" isn't necessarily a bad thing for two Roanoke bowlers...
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Two Roanoke bowlers are "on a roll" winning second place in the ABC National Bowling Championship this year.
Brent Watts spoke with the modest duo this afternoon about their latest achievement.
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Coming up next on the newscast,
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Elton John warmed up his vocal chords in a different way by telling off photographers in Taiwan.
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That when the media ambushed the rock star after he arrived by private plane shortly after midnight-
John was angry that police did not properly restrain the pack and protect him from the ensuing chaos.
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Despite the ambush by photographers, John says he's looking forward to performing the concert.
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Good afternoon everybody and welcome to your Thursday ticker which begins on the track. The Chase for the Nextel Cup heads to Dover this weekend, where several drivers tested last week. Test sessions will become especially valuable for competitors in the Chase.
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Saving them until the end, could come in handy. Elliott Sadler was in Martinsville yesterday and has two tests left this season.
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2 and 1 Syracuse respects 12th ranked Virginia
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and when the two meet Saturday in Charlottesville the Orange, which has averaged 28 points in its last two contest, will be focussed on a UVa defense giving up 12 points a game.
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Coming up tonight at six, we'll have the latest installment of our ACC Connection--the story of two ACC football players back on the field after lengthy illnesses,
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Including Virginia Tech reserve linebacker Chad Cooper, who has recovered from a rare nerve disease that left him in a hospital for 33 days back in 2002.
Cooper had paralysis in his arms and legs, and went through the whole gamut of emotions.
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We'll have that story plus a look at this week's high school football schedule in less than an hour, but Jean will put the wraps on News 7 at Five right after this.

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On Wall Street today, investors worried about high oil prices retreated from the stock markets. Marcella Palmer has more in today's marketwatch report.
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A daredevil successfully jumped off the bridge connecting North and South America-- only to be placed in handcuffs.
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Austrian athlete Felix Baumgartner climbed the arch of the famous landmark, where he waited until the weather conditions were just right for the parachute jump.
Baumgartner had barely landed, when officers arrested him, his photographer, and two assistants.
After being interrogated for about a week, Baumgartner was released and returned home to Austria.
He's known for stunts like flying across the English Channel in his own specially- constructed suit.
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