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Today on News 7 at 5, new warnings involving children, antidepressants, and suicidal behavior.
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And let's play ball at Victory Stadium. Two and half weeks after the flood, the field gets a go.
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And it feels a bit more like football weather as the cooler air is in place for tonight's game.

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On Healthcheck, the director of Roanoke's Center in the Square recovers from a stroke.
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And as seniors line up for scarce flu shots, states warn doctors to give vaccines only to those who need them most.
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Plus Kool and the Gang will add some "pop" to Roanoke tonight. News 7 at 5 is next. [Open]
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Antidepressants will now carry the strongest safety alert possible. The Food and Drug Administration says the "black box'' warnings alert consumers that the drugs are linked to increased suicidal thoughts and behavior among kids.
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Good evening. I'm Shannon Young. Experts have found on average that about two to three percent of kids taking antidepressants have had more suicidal thoughts. But the Acting Director of the F-D-A says, when used correctly, the drugs *can* help depressed children. Doctor Sean Kenniff tells us why some are worried the warning itself may do more harm than good.
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((ALTHOUGH ANTI-DEPRESSANTS ARE SUPPOSED TO STOP SUICIDAL BEHAVIOR ALL BOTTLES WILL NOW HAVE TO CARRY THE GOVERNMENT'S STRONGEST WARNING THAT THEY CAN ACTUALLY RAISE THE RISK.

(SOT-Dr. Lester Crawford/FDA Acting Commissioner)

"today's actions represent FDA's response to our conclusions about the increased risk of suicidal thoughts and actions for children and adolsecents taking these anti-depressant drugs." :10
THE ANNOUNCEMENT FOLLOWS LAST MONTH'S DECISION BY AN F-D-A ADVISORY COMMITTEE AND THE WORK OF RESEARCHERS WHO FOUND (gfx) ANTI-DEPRESSANTS IN CHILDREN CAUSE 2 TO 3 PERCENT TO HAVE SUICIDAL THOUGHTS OR ACTS.

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AS(nats-"fun loving, she was happy").:02
THE NEW WARNING IS BITTERSWEET FOR THE WINTER FAMILY. THEY HAVE BEEN FIGHTING FOR CHANGE SINCE THEIR DAUGHTER BETH KILLED HERSELF.... ONLY SEVEN DAYS AFTER SHE STARTED TAKING AN ANTI-DEPRESSANT.

AS(SOT-Mary Ellen Winter/Mother)

"we don't want to have to see any other family have to go through what we had to go through losing our daughter." :04

(STANDUP: Dr. Sean Kenniff/CBS NEWS)

BESIDES THE NEW LABEL EACH PRESCRIPTION WILL ALSO TELL PARENTS HOW TO LOOK FOR WARNING SIGNS IN THEIR KIDS. BUT THERE IS SOMEWHAT OF A CATCH-22 HERE.... BECAUSE SOME WORRY THE WARNING LABEL MAY DO MORE HARM THAN GOOD.

(SOT-Dr. Harold Koplewicz/NYU Child Study Center)

"that parents become so frightened of these medications that less teenagers are treated for depression." :07
SUICIDE IS THE THIRD LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH AMONG TEENAGERS... MANY SUFFERING FROM UNTREATED DEPRESSION. SO HEALTH OFFICIALS WANT TO MAKE SURE THE DRUGS STILL GET TO THE KIDS WHO NEED THEM THE MOST.

(SOT-Dr. Lester Crawford/FDA Acting Commissioner)

"we continue to believe however that these drugs provide significant benefit for pediatric patients when used appropriately." :08
THE NEW WARNING LABELS SHOULD START SHOWING UP IN PHARMACIES IN THE NEXT COUPLE OF MONTHS. WHAT PARENTS DO WITH THAT INFORMATION IS NOW UP TO THEM. DOCTOR SEAN KENNIFF, CBS NEWS.))




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Several people are injured this afternoon after a crash involving a Roanoke city bus.
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The accident happened just after two o'clock on Wise Avenue near Fallon Park in Southeast Roanoke.
Witnesses say the metro bus was unloading passengers when a pickup truck hit the bus head-on.
The driver of the pickup who is described as a female in her twenties was taken to the hospital with head injuries.

Three people on the bus were transported to the hospital with minor injuries.
There's no word on what caused the accident.
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A former Rescue Squad member in Giles County is accused of embezzling money.
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State Police arrested 22 year old George Donald Merix of Ripplemead this week on two counts of embezzlement and two counts of fraud. A grand jury indicted Merix on the charges yesterday. About 10-thousand dollars is believed to be missing from the volunteer squad. Investigators say the money was taken through credit cards and ATM cards while Merix served as treasurer.
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Patrick Henry High School will reclaim its homecoming and its home field advantage tonight, now that Victory Stadium is finally ready for some football.
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Two and a half weeks after tropical depression Jeanne flooded Victory Stadium, city and school officials examined the field and facilities this morning.
While the conditions aren't perfect, they say the field is safe, and ready for play.
Also, the stands, track, restrooms and team rooms have been pressure washed in preparation for tonight's game with Franklin County High School.
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Inion workers at U-S Airways must take an immediate pay cut of 21-percent. A federal bankruptcy judge says the airline's financial situation is so dire that urgent action must be taken. The pay cut is effective immediately and in place until February 15th. Court filings indicate it reduces the average U-S Airways salary from 59 thousand dollars to 47 thousand.

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The war of words in the presidential campaign is revving up. John Kerry says the American dream is "slipping further away'' as U.S. jobs are lost to out-sourcing. The Bush campaign say Kerry is creating fear with his claim the Bush administration could reinstate the draft. Aleen Sirgany has more from Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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(((nats..kerry) LOCATOR: MILWAUKEE, WI
ON THE PATH TO THE PRESIDENCY -- CANDIDATES ARE FINDING COMMON GROUND. ... SWINGING THROUGH THE SAME MIDWESTERN STATES - LOOKING TO SWAY THE SAME VOTERS.

SOT - JOHN KERRY - "After a campaign that's filled with excuses to

justify your records of false attacks on mine - is that all you've got Mr. President?"
BOTH JOHN KERRY AND THE PRESIDENT KNOW A HANDFUL OF BATTLEGROUND VOTERS COULD CROWN THEM A WINNER -- OR DELIVER DEFEAT.

(BUSH...RALLY - TO COME)



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IT'S SO CLOSE HERE IN WISCONSIN. LAST TIME AROUND, AL GORE WON THIS STATE BY JUST FIVE THOUSAND VOTES.

(nats...signs bush/kerry)

AND FROM THE LOOKS OF IT -- THIS ELECTION COULD BE JUST AS TIGHT. EVEN IN THE SMALLEST TOWNS, LIKE SHEBOYGAN, YOU CAN SEE THE DIVISION THROUGHOUT NEIGHBORHOODS....(nat pop - diner) AND HEAR IT INSIDE LOCAL DINERS.

SOT - DONNA MONCRIEF/VOTING FOR BUSH

"I'm a registered democrat, but I feel in this day in age, we have to finish what we started and I think the President is on track for that."

SOT - FRANCINE CAMERON/VOTING FOR KERRY

"We need to get out of that country, doin' the right thing to get out - and get our troops back."

(nats...bush rally) LOCATOR: CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA


THE CONTEST IS JUST AS FIERCE IN IOWA. ...WHERE PRESIDENT BUSH IS HOPING TO CHANGE HISTORY. HE NARROWLY LOST THE STATE FOUR YEARS AGO.
NEITHER IOWA NOR WISCONSIN HAS BACKED A REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE SINCE RONALD REAGAN. IN THIS TERRITORIAL BATTLE FOR VOTES... PRESIDENT BUSH HOPES TO REVERSE THE TREND. ..... WHILE KERRY FIGHTS TO MAINTAIN IT. ALEEN SIRGANY, CBS NEWS, SHEBOYGAN, WI.))





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WDBJ has offered free air time to all Congressional candidates on the ballot in the 5th, 6th, and 9th districts this fall. We will present them in a special half-hour program tomorrow at 7-30 p.m.


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States warn doctors to choose flu shot patients with care, or else. The details are just ahead.
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And Center in the Square's president takes on a new mission, recovering from a stroke, next on Healthcheck.
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[MINI-OPEN] On Healthcheck today, as long lines of people look for hard-to-find flu shots, states are taking all kinds of steps to assure that the vaccines go to those who need them most.
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This line in eastern Massachusetts was one of many across the country today. That state is one of several promising to prosecute any doctor who gives a vaccine to even one low-risk patient. In Washington D-C, doctors face fines of one thousand dollars if they give flu shots to anyone other than the eldery, children under two, or the chronically ill.
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Affair in the Square may be one of his biggest events...but another project is taking center stage for Jim Sears.

The President of Center is Square is working to recover from a stroke.
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Tonight he shares his story with Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton.
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Shannon, Sears is one of more than 700-thousand Americans who suffers a stroke every year.
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Before the stroke, from all outward appearances Sears seemed to be in good physical shape.
He worked out at least four days a week --but there were some things he took for granted.
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Therapy is helping 59 year old Jim Sears get back on his feet --after suffering a stroke just two weeks ago. But what's still a shock to his system is that it happened in the first place.
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((I STAYED IN PRETTY GOOD SHAPE I THOUGHT. I EXERCISED. I TRIED TO EAT CORRECTLY. I TOOK THE VITAMINS. BUT THERE ARE SOME THINGS WHICH I DIDN'T DO. ONE IS I DIDN'T ABIDE BY DOCTORS RULING ABOUT HIGHER BLOOD PRESSURE AND HIGHER CHOLESTROL
AND PROBLABY OVERALL STRESS)) [RUNS20]
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His doctor says many patients like Sears don't want to go on medication, but often it's neccesary. Sears had high cholestrol, and his blood pressure was borderline prior to the stroke.
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((THE LAST 15 TO 20 YEARS BASED ON NUMEROUS STUDIES THEY HAVE TOLD US THAT WE NEED MORE AGGRESSIVE AT CHOLESTROL AND BLOOD PRESSURE AND HE'S A GOOD EXAMPLE OF THAT. IF YOU TREAT THESE EARLY ON YOU CAN CERTAINLY LOWER YOUR FOR HEART ATTACKS AND STROKES. CAN'T ELMINATE IT BUT CAN LOWER IT)) [RUNS21]
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For Sears --this stroke was a wake-up call -- one that he hopes will ring loud and clear for his family and the community.
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((I SHOULD HAVE ACTED TO TAKE A CHOLESTROL LOWERING MEDICATION. I SHOULD'VE ACTED TO DO SOMETHING ABOUT MY BLOOD PRESSURE. I THINK HAD I DONE THAT I WOULD BE SITTING HERE RIGHT NOW)) [RUNS10]
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Shannon, Sears considers himself fortunate. He is expected to make a full recovery. But he says others aren't as lucky --either suffering permanent disabilty or death.

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Up next on the newscast, Brent Watts has details on a doll exhibit that's sure to take you around the world.
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Many girls enjoy collecting dolls, but few have a collection quite like the one on display in Radford. Brent Watts has more on the display at the Glencoe Museum.
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Friday football at Victory Stadium and everywhere else tonight. Mike Stevens gets us ready just ahead in our ticker.

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[**CROSS FADE MUSIC**SOUND ON TAPE**] And you'll hear more than violins and pianos in Roanoke tonight, when Kool and the Gang go pops at the Civic Center.


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Good afternoon everybody, welcome to your Friday ticker. Seventh ranked Florida State is favored by a field goal over sixth ranked Virginia tomorrow when the two ACC powers meet in Tallahassee. The topics today for coach Bowden and for coach Groh....the Seminoles high powered defense and UVa's three running back system.
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After spending the first half of the season tuning up - most of the high school football teams in the area begin district play tonight. Here's a look at the rundown of the game in the Friday Football Extra coverage area with the home teams listed on the bottom of each matchup.
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Speaking of Friday Football Extra - we hope you can join us tonight at 11:35 for much more than the highlights.

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Tonight the program is joining forces for hall of famer John Elway in a special giveaway that will you a chance to attend the Friday Football Extra awards banquet and win a brand new Elway Collection recliner from Bassett furniture.
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Much more on that tonight on Friday Football Extra. Take care everybody. Have a great night. [GO TO BREAK]

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Retail sales set the stage for a postive day on Wall Street. Marcella Palmer has our Marketwatch report.
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The coolest bar in Milan Italy is, literally, the *coolest* bar in Milan.
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That's because the Ice Bar is made totally out of ice. Seats, glasses, walls and bar. The temperature inside is fixed at 23-degrees. Only 50 costumers are allowed in even half hour to keep thir body heat from melting the place. Every six months, all the ice has to be changed. Every week, owners say they have to clean and cut some of the ice. The Ice Bar is one of two in the world. The other's in Stockholm, Sweden.
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Finally, they had hits in the 70's and 80's but Kool and the Gang is still "Kool".. and tonight they play in Roanoke.
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((TOO HOT TOO HOT BABY))
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Kool and the Gang are known for hits like Celebration and Ladies Night.. they're playing with the Roanoke Symphony tonight.
It's something new for them- The group played one other time with a symphony this summer in Washington, DCTERMS.
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((ROBERT "KOOL" BELL/KOOL AND THE GANG: WE'RE GONNA DO SOME HITS FROM THE 70'S JUNGLE BOOGIE SOME FUNKY STUFF.. LOTS OF THE HITS OF THE EIGHTIES.)) ((SHAWN "SHAWNY MAC" MCQUILLIN/KOOL AND THE GANG: WE DO SO MANY SHOWS BUT WHEN WE HIT THE STAGE IT'S LIKE STARTING ALL OVER AGAIN THE ENGERY COMES OUT AND WE'LL BE READY TO GET IT GOING. LAUGHETR.))
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Kool and the Gang have a new album - "Still Kool" due out next year.
Their concert at the Roanoke Performing Arts Center tonight starts at eight.
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Remembering a killer hurricane...
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[Closing Animation] fifty years after it hit Virginia.
The story tonight on News Seven at Eleven.