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Today on News 7 at 5, Roanoke County is getting closer to selecting a site for its new jail. We'll have the details.


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Plus air travelers may notice security people are taking a more hands on approach to their jobs.
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Periods of rain today will give way to showers on Wednesday. Rather warm temperatures expected as well. Details ahead.


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Also today, Dan Rather decides to step down.
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On healthcheck, a local researcher hopes he can shed some new light on seasonal depression.
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And in the Sports, the Hoklies have alot to say about the Virginia Cavaliers. News 7 at 5 is next.
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After 24 years on the news desk, Dan Rather says he is stepping down as the anchor of the CBS Evening News.
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Good evening.
I'm Shannon Young.
Rather announced he would leave the newscast in March of next year.
Despite his accomplishments, in recent months, the 73 year old newsman has been a lightning rod for conservative criticism. Elizabeth Sanchez has more.
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Roanoke County is zeroing in on a site for a new regional jail.
Today, county officials identified two parcels near Dixie Caverns they are considering for the 60- million dollar facility.
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Officials looked at a dozen sites, before focusing on property near West River Road.
They say the location represents the best alternative for a badly needed facility.
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((WE LOOKED THROUGHOUT THE COUNTY, THESE STIES HAVE THE RIGHT ACCESS THEY'RE EASY TO G ET TO FROM MONTGOMERY COUNTY AS WELL AS US, THEY ALSO HAVE WATER AND SEWER AND NATURAL GAS AVAILABLE AND THEY'RE FARTHER AWAY FROM THE RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITIES WHICH WE LIKE, SO THESE ARE VERY WELL SUITED SITES.))
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The county has scheduled a community meeting for Tuesday November 30th at the Salem Civic Center.
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But the proposal is already drawing criticism. We'll have more on that Tonight on News 7 at Six.
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Media reports say British security services thwarted plans by al-Qaida to crash planes into two high profile targets -- Heathrow Airport and skyscrapers in London's Canary Wharf financial district.
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Queen Elizabeth was today scheduled to read a traditional speech to Parliament outlining the Labor government's program prior to next year's election. Topping the agenda: special courts to deal with the terrorist threat. Some are questioning the timing of the new reports.
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((CHARLES SHOEBRIDGE/FORMER ANTI-TERRORISM OFFICER: WITH A GENERAL ELECTION APPROACHING, WITH MAJOR LEGISLATIVE CHANGES BEING ANNOUNCED TODAY INTHE QUEENS SPEECH, ITS PERHAPS NOT SURPRISING THAT AT EXACTLY THE SAME TIME WE HAVE SEEN, ALBEIT WITHOUT ANY SUPPORTING EVIDENCE, ANNOUNCEMENTS OF MAJOR TERRORIST PLOTS FOILED.))
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The reports were made by I-T-V News and the Daily Mail newspaper. Both cited unidentified sources that did not say when or where the plots were uncovered -- or how close they came to being carried out. I-T-V also reports that British authorities had disrupted training programs for suicide pilots.
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Holiday travelers who haven't flown in a while could be in for a surprise when they go through airline security this season.
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Following a recommendation by the 9-11 commission, the Transportation Security Administration has beefed up its screening procedures. Now all passengers selected for additional screening must be checked for explosives. To do so, the administration has given screeners the authority to pat- down sensitive parts of the body including breasts, genitals and buttocks. Passengers have mixed reactions.
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((DEBBY NELSON: IF THEY DON'T HAVE ANY REASON TO SUSPECT YOU THEN I DON'T FEEL LIKE THEY SHOULD BE ABLE TO PAT YOU DOWN OR PUT THEIR HANDS ON YOUR IN ANY WAY. I THINK I WOULD FEEL VERY UNCOMFORTABLE ABOUT IT.))
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((HAROLD MEYERHOFFER: WE ACTUALLY FELT THE SAFEST WHEN THEY HAD THE ARMED GUARDS HERE IN THE AIRPORT. IT WAS A LITTLE UNCOMFORTABLE AND KIND OF ERIE AT FIRST, BUT WE REALLY FELT THE SAFEST THEN AND I'D HAVE NO PROBLEM WITH THAT.))
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Screeners are required to use the back of their hand when inspecting sensitive areas. T-S-A reports screeners are trained to conduct the inspections in a respectful manner.
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Another large-scale military assault is under way in Iraq, this time south of Baghdad. Some five-thousand U-S, British and Iraqi troops are looking to clear out insurgents in the area ahead of the January 30th election. Charlie D'Agata reports.
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((A video posted on an Islamist website.
At first glance, a couple of guys trying to fix a broken down car...you see that a lot here....
but then.... one US military vehicle goes by...and another...which doesn't make it.

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There are no details of casualties....
The website claims the attack took place on the road from Baghdad to Hilla...a region where the US military is now training it's sites.
The area .....south of Baghdad is commonly known as the "triangle of death"
BRIDGE: US MILITARY OFFICIALS believe the MILITANTS THAT SLIPPED THE NET IN FALLUJAH HAVE RELOCATED IN THE REGION -- ONLY A 45 MINUTE DRIVE AWAY. THERE'S BEEN A SURGE IN ATTACKS IN THE AREA INCLUDING THE EXECUTION OF SEVERAL IRAQI NATIONAL GUARDS IN THE PAST COUPLE OF DAYS.
And not only do insurgents regularly target US military convoys here, the region is famous for attacks on Shiite Muslims trying to get from Baghdad to the holy city of Najaf...the only direct road cuts right through it.

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Joining 5,000 US Marines in this regions...are britISH FORCES....recently deployed to fill in for American forces now fighting in Fallujah...the first taste of full combat for many .
As one US Marine put it: "We are going to push the fight back out to the enemy while he's reeling."))




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Still to come on the newscast,
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friends of an apparent murder vicitim say they are having trouble accepting her fate.
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Friends of a Giles County woman presumed murdered say they can't believe anyone would want to hurt her.
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Susan Daniels went missing Thursday, after authorities discovered her home burned to the ground. But, now investigators believe her friend, Niklan Jones killed her, before killing himself.
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This all comes as a shock to Blacksburg pet store owner Murn Ford, who was friends with Daniels for 10-years.
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((MURN FORD/FRIEND OF DANIELS: SHE JUST ENJOYED LIFE SO, AND THE WONDEFUL THINGS THAT WERE IN LIFE, AND WAS HOPING THERE WOULD BE TOTAL PEACE W/EVERYTHING...NATURE, HUMANS, SHE'S GOING TO BE VERY MISSED.))
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Authorities recovered remains at the burn site that they believe are Daniels', but are still waiting for lab results.
Jones' body was discovered Saturday during a search. An autopsy revealed he died of self-inflicted knife wounds. Coming up on News 7, we'll hear what other colleagues of both Jones and Daniels' are saying about the incident.
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Almost nine years after OJ Simpson was found civilly liable for the murders of his wife and her friend, the victims' families are still trying to recover damages.
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A Los Angeles judge ordered a business acquaintance of Simpson's to appear in court todayto testify about arranging to bring Simpson to California to sign autographs. The families of victims Nicole Simpson and Ron Goldman have had a hard time collecting money from Simpson since his football pension is protected from being seized. Simpson responded today that it's unlikely the families will see much of the 34-million dollar judgement.
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In health check tonight,
The winter months can send some people into a depression. Often they're suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD.
There are medications to treat the it. But a Hollins University professor believes there are other effective treatment options.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton joins us with details
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Shannon,
Professor Randall Flory decided to conduct his research on the university campus.
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He says there are a lot students who suffer from SAD and because it affects more women than men, the Hollins campus setting was ideal.
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There is something about the lack of sunshine during the winter months --that appears to affect the level of serotonin, a chemical in the brain believed to be responsible for mood.
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((IN ALL OF US SEROTONIN IS LOWER IN THE WINTER THAN THE SUMMER. IT'S JUST SOME PARTS OF THE POPULATION SEEM TO BE GREATLY AFFECTED BY THE LACK OF LIGHT IN WINTER)) [RUNS14]
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Those who have Seasonal Affective Disorder experience a variety of symptoms including: sadness and depression, increased sleep, carbohydrate cravings, increased weight gain, and daytime fatigue.
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Professor Flory has spent the past five years --studying non-medication treatments for women.
One involved light therapy. Subjects were exposed to intense light for 12 consecutive days --those in the placebo group only received low intensity light.
Flory also realized that during the summer months there are more negatively charged particules in the air. So he used a machine to create this same condition for patients in the lab.
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((LIGHT WAS THE CLEARLY THE MOST AFFECTIVE. WE FOUND AN ALLEVIATE IN A SIGNFICANT NUMBER OF OUR SUBJECTS. ABOUT 80 PERCENT OF THE SUBJECT RESPONDED TO LIGHT.ABOUT 60 PERCENT RESPONDED TO THE NEGATIVE DENSITY IONIZATION )) [RUNS15]
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Dr. Flory plans to start another study in January looking a new type of low intensity light.
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Still to come on the newscast, Robin will let us know if the rain will depart before the holiday.
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[VO] Then a little later in sports, the University of South Carolina announces one of the worst kept secrets.
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Coming up today following Sports,
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some local school children share a precious commodity with some soldiers heading to Iraq.
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Good afternoon everybody and welcome to the Tuesday ticker. The worst kept secret in college football was made official today as
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Former Redskins and Florida Gators' coach Steve Spurrier was named the new head coach at the University of South Carolina. He gets a seven year deal worth 1 and a quarter million dollars a season. He won six SEC titles and a national championship while at Florida.
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The Hokies and Hoos are getting ready for their post Thanksgiving throwdown in Blacksburg. This year's game marks the 7th time in 86 meetings that the two schools have faced off while both were ranked in the top 25. That's just one of many reasons why this thing is so big this time around.

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The Tech men's basketball team swings back into action tonight for a 7 o'clock tip-off at Cassell Coliseum against the University of Maryland Eatsern Shore. For the heralded Tech freshmen it will be another chance to make some progress - and continue learning that things that were once possible in high school are no longer possible in college.


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Also, the Tech women are in action tonight. They are at JMU taking on Madison. Much more for you at the top of the hour. Have a safe night everybody. [GO TO BREAK]

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On Wall Street today, stock prices spent much of the day in negative territory as oil prices rose past 50 dollars a barrel.
Marcella Palmer has more.
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A schoolhouse election in Roanoke is making things a little sweeter for a group of soldiers preparing for duty in Iraq.
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Second graders from Preston Park Primary School joined students from across the country for a special vote in October.
In a campaign that included police, firefighters, homeless shelters and health professionals, the military won.
And this morning, the students presented Chocolate Chip Cookies from the Hotel Roanoke to officials at the Roanoke National Guard Armory.
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((GARY WALTON/HOTEL ROANOKE AND CONFERENCE CENTER: WE PROVIDE THE 2004 COOKIES TO THE STUDENTS AND THEY CHOOSE WHO THEY WANT TO GIVE THEM TO AND IT'S A LITTLE BIT DIFFERENT THIS YEAR, BECAUSE IT'S A NATIONWIDE VOTE, WHERE THEY REALLY LEARNED ABOUT THE VOTING PROCESS.))
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Most of the cookies will be shipped to Fort Dix, New Jersey where Roanoke- based soldiers are preparing for deployment.
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