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Today on News 7 at 5, an accident on Interstate 81 sends six people to the hospital and slows traffic in Botetourt County.
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And a Roanoke man is shot after two men reportedly abduct his girlfriend.
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Mainly drizzle and clouds again today. Perhaps a break with a cold front late Saturday. Forecast details just ahead.

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Police in Boston accept responsibility after officers shoot and kill a celebrating Red Sox fan.
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A kidnapped humanitarian worker pleads for her life in Iraq.
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Plus an expanded program will help the working poor in the Roanoke Valley can get more dental care. News 7 at 5 is next.
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An early morning abduction and shooting in Roanoke sends one man to the hospital and two suspects to jail.
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Roanoke police have two men in custody after a shooting at the Laurel Ridge Apartments.
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Police say around three this morning two men entered 31 year old Vincent King's apartment on Old Spanish Trail. According to police the two assailants shot King in the neck, abducted his girlfriend, and fled the scene. Roanoke police later stopped a vehicle and found King's girlfriend. 36 year old Maurice White is charged with malicious wounding, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and abduction. 36 year old Wayne McDonald is charged with malicious wounding, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and possession of a firearm as a convicted felon. Both suspects are being held without bond in the City Jail. King is in stable condition at Roanoke Memorial.
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A fiery wreck on Interstate 81 sends six people to the hospital and backs up traffic for most of the day-
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It happened just before nine this morning near Buchanan- when a tractor trailer heading South hit diesel fuel in the road and jack-knifed.
Two S-U-V's then crashed into the truck- and caught fire.
Truck drivers coming up on the accident seconds later- jumped out to help put the fire out and get people out-
They said the accident could have been worse.
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((THANK GOD FOR ANTI LOCK BRAKES. IF WE WOULD'VE BEEN INVOLVED. DIESEL FEUL. IT'S JUST LIKE ICE. IT'S WORSE THAN ICE.))

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Four students from a Philadelphia college were in one SUV. One of them is undergoing surgery.
A Florida man and his mother from New York were in the other SUV. He is alright. She is in surgery.
I-81 Southbound is down to one lane at this hour.
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But traffic is backed up for about 12 miles. It is expected to remain that way until after seven tonight. Northbound traffic is moving again.

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A kidnapped relief worker in Iraq is making a tearful appeal for her freedom.
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((MARGARET HASSAN/CAPTURED C.A.R.E. WORKER: PLEASE HELP ME. PLEASE HELP ME. THIS MIGHT BE MY LAST HOUR. PLEASE HELP ME.))
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Margaret Hassan is the director of the CARE organization in Iraq. She was seized by gunmen Tuesday on her way to work. In the video, a weeping Hassan begs the British people to help her. She says she doesn't want to die like another British hostage who was decapitated in a video posted on a webiste., Hassan, who was born in Ireland, has lived in Iraq for 30 years. She has Irish, British and Iraqi citizenship.
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President George Bush and Senator John Kerry are criss-crossing the states that could go either way on November 2nd. Senator Kerry made an appeal to women today. President Bush again defending his Iraq policy. Aleen Sirgany reports.
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((FOR A SECOND DAY... PRESIDENT BUSH RALLIED VOTERS IN PENNSYLVANIA. .....LOOKING TO TURN A 2000 STATEWIDE DEFEAT INTO A 2004 VICTORY.

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THEN IT WAS ON TO OHIO -- WHERE BUSH AND SENATOR JOHN KERRY HAVE GONE TO GREAT LENGTHS TO SWAY BATTLEGROUND VOTERS. BETWEEN THE TWO OF THEM, THEY'VE VISITED THIS STATE 37 TIMES. THIS TIME -- THE PRESIDENT IS PITCHING HIS PLAN TO CUT HEALTHCARE COSTS. ... BY LIMITING MALPRACTICE LIABILITY.

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THE PRESIDENT'S VISIT HERE IN CANTON IS CRUCIAL. NO REPUBLICAN HAS EVER WON THE PRESIDENCY WITHOUT WINNING OHIO.

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WITH MORE THAN 200-THOUSAND JOBS LOST SINCE BUSH TOOK OFFICE.... THE ECONOMY TRUMPS MOST OTHER ISSUES HERE. WHILE KERRY COULD SCOOP UP VOTES FROM THOSE CONCERNS..... THERE ARE SOME LOOKING BEYOND THE JOB LOSS.

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HOLDING FAST TO THE FINANCIAL THEME... SENATOR JOHN KERRY COURTED CRUCIAL WOMEN VOTERS IN WISCONSIN. .... SAYING AS PRESIDENT - HE WOULD FIGHT FOR HIGH-PAYING JOBS AND EQUAL PAY FOR WOMEN.

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ON ONE OF THE LAST WEEKENDS BEFORE ELECTION DAY - - THE CANDIDATES WILL KEEP THEIR DISTANCE. AS THE SENATOR WORKS TO WOO THE WEST.... AND THE PRESIDENT LOOKS TO ENTICE VOTERS IN THE EAST. ALEEN SIRGANY, CBS NEWS -- CANTON, OHIO.))

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[TAKE DEBATE PROMO TOMORROW PAGE E637] Meanwhile the candidates for the 9th Congressional District will face off in their only televised debate tonight. The one-hour debate begins at 7 o'clock right here on your hometown station.
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Coming up after the break, local healthcare systems work together to deal with a coming doctor shortage.
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Also the shooting death of a Boston Red Sox fan could lead to a ban on alcohol during the World Series.
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Boston is considering limiting alcohol sales during the World Series.
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The mayor's considering the move to avoid a repeat of the post-pennant race celebrating that led to the death of an Emerson College student. 21-year old Victoria Snelgrove died when a police officer fired a projectile into a crowd after someone threw a bottle at police. The projectile was supposed to douse the target with a pepper-like spray but it hit Snelgrove in the eye. Mayor Thomas Menino says the games should be a good time for the city and that police should not have had to react the way they did.
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Mayor Menino was expected to meet with bar owners in Boston today to discuss safety precautions for the World Series.


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Over the next 10 years --the nation will face a physician shortage of about 50-thousand doctors.
That is the reason H-C-A hospitals are now partnering with....
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the Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine.
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((WITHOUT PHYSICIANS WE CAN'T CONTINUE TO PROVIDE THE QUALITY OF CARE THAT WE'RE COMMITTED TO DO IN THE LOCATION THAT WE SERVE))
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HCA is giving the college 1-point-8 million dollars to develop clinic training programs at it's hospitals. Lewis-Gale Medical Center and Montgomery Regional Hospitals will serve as the primary sites.
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((RECRUITING STUDENTS FROM THE REGION AND TRAINING THEM IN THE REGION IS GOING TO RESULT IN THEM MORE LIKELY TO STAY IN THE REGION))
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Tooke-Rawlins says about 30-percent of the physicians in the region are expected to retire at the time the shorage is expected.

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The Bradley Free clinic is expanding the number of days it will offer dental care.
The change will make it possible to treat three times as many patients.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton joins us with details
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Shannon,
Up until now the clinic only offered services one night a week.
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But thanks to some funding, and the help of dental students Virginia Commonwealth University and Virginia Western Community college, and volunteer dentists --the clinic will now offer services three days a week.
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It's dental students like Craig Flaherty (Flare-uh-Tee) that are filling the gap to make sure more people have access to dental care.
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((IT'S REWARDING TO HELP OUT PATIENT THAT CAN'T GET DENTAL CARE ELSEWHERE IT ALSO PROVIDES A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR US AS DENTAL STUDENTS TO GET MORE CLINICAL EXPERIENCE )) [RUNS14]
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In the past, the clinic has had to turn away patients --now it hopes to see a thousand or more patients in the coming year.
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That's one of the reasons the Virginia Health Care Foundation and Delta Dental of Virginia are providing funding for the expansion.
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((THERE ARE SOME 14-THOUSAND PEOPLE WHO DON'T MEET INCOME LEVEL AND DON'T HAVE ACCESS TO CARE. SO WE HOPE TO MAKE IN DENT IN THAT POPULATION.. WE'RE TALKING ABOUT IN THE ROANOKE VALLEY )) [RUNS14]
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To qualify for service patient must stay under the income and meet residency requirements. You can't have private insure or qualify for Medicaid or Medicare. Patients must be working or looking for work.
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For more information of for dental appointments at the Bradley Free Clinic call 540-344-5156. The expanded hours will include Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 9 am to 5pm.
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Shannon, Two other free clinics in our area will also be expanding services as well thanks to this same support --that includes the Free Clinic of the New River Valley and the Free Clinic of Central Virginia.

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Coming up after the break, Robin Reed will let us know if we will see the sun shine this weekend.
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[VO] Plus Brent Watts will post a story on story on a hobby that can take a licking.
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October is National Stamp Collecting month and the U.S. Postal Service is hoping you'll get "stuck" on the hobby. Brent Watts discovers a few ways to get started.
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Coming up after the break, Mike Stevens has an update as Mother Nature messes with NASCAR qualifying.
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Then a little bit later, we'll tell you where you can see an old time thrashing this weekend.
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Good afternoon everybody. What would a race weekend at Martinsville be without a little rain or at least the threat of it.
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This morning the persistent drizzle played all kind of havoc with the schedule, and eventually forced practice to be postponed until after lunch. Nextel Cup qualifying finally got underway around 3:40 this afternoon and with 50 cars trying to make the Subway 500, it just wrapped a few minutes ago. Ryan Newman, who has dominated time trials at this place on the old concrete was one of the first ten drivers to hit the new surface today and he was able to hold and win the pole for the Subway 500. His teammate Rusty Wallace is second with Dale Junior third.
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We'll take a look at the complete starting grid on News 7 at Six, plus have a LIVE report from the track. Now, the rain forced Craftsman Truck Series qualifying for tomorrow's Kroger 200 to be completely wiped out. That race will start based on points with Bobby Hamilton on the pole. Unfortunately, locals Jimmy Mullins and Tam Topham needed to qualify to have a chance to race, they did not get in and neither did fan favorite Darrell Waltrip.



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The rain has not had any effect on the Friday Football Extra schedule of games set for tonight. Everything is on as scheduled for week 8 including a battle of the unbeatens at Cave Spring. Here's tonight's schedule with the home teams listed on the bottom of each matchup.
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The weather isn't the only thing causing a few problems today on the local sporting scene. The Interstate 81 accident that we told you about at the top of the newscast forced the today's jayvee football game between Virginia Tech and Fork Union Military Academy to be cancelled.
The Blue Devils were stuck behind over five miles of traffic and were unable to get to Blacksburg for the game. No word yet on whether or not they'll try to make up the game. Steve Mason will be here the top of the hour with some thoughts on the UVa-Duke game, plus Travis Wells will join us LIVE from Martinsville. Take care everybody. Shannon is coming right back. [GO TO BREAK]

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On Wall Street today, high oil prices scared potential investors away from the stock markets. With a wrap up of the week, here's Marcella Palmer.
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This weekend, Ferrum College will host the 31st Blue Ridge Folklife Festival.
Farm traditions remain a focus, and this year a unique piece of antique farm equipment will be back in the spotlight.
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A wooden thrashing machine dating to the late 19th century last appeared at the Ferrum festival twenty five years ago.
The machine was purchased by George Sink in the 60s. Today his great-grandchildren are learning how to thrash wheat.
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((WE'RE SEEING FAMILIES APPRECIATE THESE OLDER TRADITIONS AND TRYING TO KEEP THEM ALIVE WITHIN THE COMMUNITY AND IF WE'VE DONE NOTHING ELSE, THE BLUE RIDGE INSTITUTE AND THE BLUE RIDGE FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL, HAS MADE PEOPLE APPRECIATE TRADITIONS WITHIN THEIR FAMILIES.))
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The Blue Ridge Folklife Festival is Virginia's largest celebration of regional folkways.
The event will be held tomorrow from ten to five on the campus of Ferrum College.
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