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Today on News 7 at 5, a drug maker says there are problems with another popular arthritis medication.
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Also one man is dead following a standoff at one of America's most popular churches.
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The weekend gets colder by the day with some snow showers possible by Sunday. The latest on what we can expect coming up.

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The governor's latest budget proposes pay raises for state employees. We'll have the details.
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A woman who had her purse snatched offers advice to Christmas shoppers.
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Plus the War of Worlds packs up and leaves Lexington. News 7 at 5 is next.

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A new study shows another popular arthritis drug could cause serious problems for its patients.
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Pfizer reports that one of two clinical trials for the drug Celebrex found an increased risk of heart attacks. A similar drug, Vioxx, has already been recalled.
Despite that, Pfizer says it has NO plans to pull Celebrex off the market.
Dr. Sean Kenniff has more.
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((((WHEN THE PAINKILLER VIOXX WAS PULLED OFF THE MARKET MANY DOCTORS SWITCHED THEIR PATIENTS TO A DRUG FROM THE SAME CLASSS ..... CALLED CELEBREX. WHILE STUDIES SHOWED VIOXX COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF HEART PROBLEMS, RESEARCH ON CELEBREX FOUND IT WAS SAFE.... UNTIL NOW.

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"showed that there was an increased risk of cardiovascular events in long term follow up."
PFIZER, THE COMPANY THAT MAKES CELEBREX, ACTUALLY RELEASED THE RESULTS SHOWING THAT PATIENTS TAKING A HIGH DOSE OF THE DRUG HAD A 2 AND A HALF FOLD INCREASE IN THE RISK OF EXPERIENCING HEART PROBLEMS. BUT IT'S NOT THAT SIMPLE.

(SOT-Dr. Stephen Siegel/NYU Medical Center)

"there are two conflicting reports right now, one study shows and increased risk, the other does not." :06

(STANDUP: Dr. Sean Kenniff/CBS NEWS)

THE PROBLEM MIGHT BE IN THE DOSAGE. THE STUDY THAT GAVE RISE TO CONCERN....LOOKED AT PEOPLE TAKING 4 TO 8-HUNDRED MILLIGRAMS OF THE DRUG DAILY FOR A RARE CONDITION. BUT ARTHRITIS PATIENTS ONLY TAKE 2 TO 4-HUNDRED MILLIGRAMS A DAY AND OSTEOARTHRITIS PATIENTS TAKE LESS THAN THAT.

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CARDIOLOGIST DOCTOR STEPHEN SIEGEL SAYS WHILE THE HIGH DOSE RESULTS MEAN CELEBREX SHOULD BE MORE CLOSELY WATCHED... IT DOES NOT MEAN PATIENTS TAKING THE DRUG IN NORMAL DOSES SHOULD PANIC.

(SOT-Dr. Stephen Siegel/NYU Medical Center)

"these are clearly supra normal, above the average for what we use for arthritis and some of the effects may be related to how high the dose was."
PFIZER SAYS IT HAS NO PLANS TO TAKE THE DRUG OFF THE MARKET. AND EXPERTS SAY THE LESSON WITH CELEBREX IS THE SAME WITH ALMOST ANY DRUG.

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"don't take them unless you need them and if you need them take the minimal dose that relieves the symptoms." :05
AND PATIENTS WHO AREN'T SURE WHAT THEY SHOULD DO NEED TO TALK WITH THEIR DOCTOR. DOCTOR SEAN KENNIFF, CBS NEWS.)) ))
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Governor Mark Warner today announced amendments to the state budget.
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He recommends a three- percent pay- raise for state employees and an additional 50- million to public schools. To ensure Virginia's triple-A bond rating stays intact, the governor proposes a deposit of nearly 230- million- dollars into the "Rainy Day Fund." Transportation would get more than 800- million under the governors plan. He also proposes cutting the sales tax on food by a percent and a half. The governor says he hopes lawmakers will support his one-time investments and not spend the state's 900- million- dollar surplus on long- term projects.
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Warner also wants to hire more law- enforcement officers and fund a back-log of maintenance projects on state buildings.
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Coming up tonight at Six, we'll hear what local lawmakers think of his plan.

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A Southern California church is mourning the death of its former orchestra conductor, saying his music "brought joy".

Police say Johnnie Carl fatally shot himself after an overnight standoff at the Crystal Cathedral. Manuel Gallegus has more.
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((IT WAS JUST BEFORE 5 OCLOCK AT ORANGE COUNTYS CRYSTAL CATHEDRAL THE NIGHT OF THE ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PAGEANT
THATS WHEN WITNESSES SAY THE CATHEDRALS MUSICAL CONDUCTOR JOHNNIE CARL, BEGAN FIRING SHOTS IN HIS OFFICE.
CHILDREN IN A NEARBY DAY CARE CENTER WERE RUSHED TO SAFETYAS THE LONG STAND-OFF WITH POLICE BEGAN.

POSS EDIT OUT THIS LINE/for time: AT FIRST OFFICERS WERENT SURE WHAT THEY WERE DEALING WITHOR IF THEY HAD A HOSTAGE SITUATION INSIDE.
THEY SURROUNDED THE CATHEDRALA HUGE SPRAWLING GLASS AND STEEL COMPLEX POLICE TRIED TO NEGOTIATE WITH CARL. BUT NINE HOURS LATER, AROUND 2AM THE CONDUCTOR KILLED HIMSELF IN A BATHROOM. No one else was hurt.
-STAND-UP-MANUEL GALLEGUS/LA CARL HAD BEEN A CONDUCTOR FOR 29 YEARSHE WAS CALLED A MUSICAL GENIUS, WHO HAD WORKED WITH MANY FAMOUS ARTISTS INCLUDING CELINE DIONBUT HE HAD STRUGGLED WITH DEPRESSION.
THE CATHEDRAL IS HOME TO THE REVEREND ROBERT SCHULLERS CRYSTAL CATHEDRAL MINISTRIESAND THE WEEKLY PROGRAM "THE HOUR OF POWER."
SCHULLER WAS NOT IN THE CATHEDRAL WHEN THE SHOOTING STARTEFD. BUT HE HURRIED TO THE COMMAND POST AND TAPED A MESSAGE FOR HIS FRIEND. BUT IT WAS NEVER HEARD .
THE CHRISTMAS PAGEANT WITH CARLS RECORDED MUSIC WILL GO ON AS SCHEDULED TONIGHT, MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS LOS ANGELES.))


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America's spy network is being overhauled.
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President Bush today signed into law the largest reform of US intelligence gathering in 50 years The bill is set to improve the spy network that failed to prevent the September 11th attacks and tighten borders and aviation security.
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The creation of a national intelligence director is one of the law's most controversial aspects.
The new director's power has yet to be fully defined.

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The victim of purse snatching in Christiansburg has a warning for Holiday shoppers. Be extra careful.
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Wednesday night Pam Herrmann was leaving the New River Valley Mall after Christmas shopping when she says a teenage girl from Roanoke attacked her and stole her purse. Three bystanders saw the struggle and went after the robber. They managed to get Herrmann's purse back, and hold the teenager long enough to get the tag number of the getaway car.

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((PAMM HERRMANN: I HAVE NO IDEA IF THIS PERSON WAS WAITING BETWEEN A VEHICLE AND IT WAS PRETTY BOLD BEING THAT I WAS UNDER A LIGHT AND IT WAS RIGHT IN FRONT OF THE STORE. I WAS NOT DOWN IN THE PARKING LOT AT ALL .))
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Herrmann was talking on her cell phone when the robbery happened. Police say you should never talk on your phone as you leave a store. They say you need to be fully aware of your surroundings, especially this time of year.
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Coming up next on the newscast, a local healthsystem believes it has taken some of the stress out of waiting for lab results.
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Plus after months of urging people to hold back on getting flu shots, the government says thousands of doses could go to waste.
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Restrictions dictating who can receive flu shots are being loosened.
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The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there are some cases in which the general public can receive flu shots, given that tens of thousands of doses could otherwise go to waste.
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((DR. JULIE GERBERDING/CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL: THERE ARE SOME COMMUNITIES AND SOME HEALTH AGENCIES THAT HAVE LARGE NUMBERS OF VIALS AND IF THOSE VIALS AREN'T BEING USED THEY CAN BE SENT TO ANOTHER STATE OR COMMUNITY, TO TARGET THE PEOPLE WHO NEED THE VACCINE.))
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Dr. Julie Gurberding says there's a surplus because several high-risk types have refrained fromgetting the shot because of the shortage. But she still stresses that all people 65 and older, those with serious medical conditions, pregnant women and health care workers who have direct contact with patients should get first priority. Flu season peaks in late January, early February.
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A Franklin County doctor is back home, after pitching in in the fight to stop AIDS in Africa.
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Jerry Freund (Froynd) returned home last week, after spending six months working with H-I-V and AIDS patients in Kenya. Freund says he'd been to Africa in the past as a young man, but this time he was answering a call from God to help those in need.
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((JERRY FREUND: I GUESS WHAT'S REALLY HURTFUL IS THE YOUNG CHILDREN, THEY'LL HAVE AIDS, BUT THEY WON'T DIE OF AIDS, BUT OF SOME OTHER INFECTION. THEY HAVE PNEUMONIA THEY CAN'T GET OVER, AND THEY CHOKE AND DIE 57))
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Freund says he now wants to do missionary work a little closer to home. Coming up on News 7 at Six, we'll hear more from Freund, and his thoughts on a controversial AIDS medicine and its use in Africa.
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Waiting for the results of any test of your health can be nerve racking -- particulary when it comes to something like breast cancer.
But new technology in Roanoke is making it possible to get a biopsy and diagnosis all in the same day.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton joins us with details.
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Shannon,
75-percent of biopsies taken from women suspected of having breast cancer turn out NOT to be cancer.
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For one local woman, who had an abnormal mammogram, waiting just a few hours was stressful.
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((JUST KNOWING THAT A PHONE CALL COULD COME THAT WOULD TOTALLY CHANGE MY LIFE WAS SCARY. AND I WAS REALLY RELIEVED TO GET IT BACK THE SAME DAY AND NOT HAVE TO KEEP THINKING ABOUT ALL THROUGH THE WEEKEND))
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Same day results for breast cancer biopsies are now possible at Carilion Consolidated labs because of a new rapid tissue processor.
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((THE FUNCTION OF THIS DEVICE IS TO PROCESS TISSUES WITHIN AN HOUR. HISTORICALLY FOR THE LAST 100 TO 150 YEARS TISSUE PROCESS HAS REQUIRED A MINIMUM FOR 8 TO 12 HOURS TIME))
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Time isn't the only benefit. The past method required the use of chemicals that killed DNA --but with the machine it can be preserved.
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((DNA IS INCREASINGLY GOING TO BE IMPORTANT IN IDENTIFYING SOME THE GENES AND MUTATIONS THAT PEOPLE CARRY THAT PUT THEM AT RISK FOR CANCER. WE WE'LL HAVE PRESERVED THE DNA IN THESE TISSUE OR GO BACK TO OUR ARCHIVES SOMEDAY AND BRING THIS TISSUE BACK AND TEST IT))
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It was this rapid processing that let Kathy Sturm know she did not have cancer.
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((IT WAS A HUGE RELIEF JUST TO KNOW))
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The new rapid process is being used other types of tissue samples coming into the lab.
So far same day results are only available for the Carilion breast care center.
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Coming up next on the newscast, making more money could be a breeze for the G-E plant in Salem.
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[VO] Then a little bit later, we'll tell you why the players in this weekend's Stagg Bowl were heading to the hospital.
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The answer to generating more business is blowing in the wind at Salem's G-E plant.
The plant expects to hire 30 electrical engineers to work at its wind energy plant.
They will be involved in the production of windmills. The Salem plant employs about 650 people and is part of G-E Energy.
Wind energy totals less than one percent of the country's energy production.
But a G-E spokesman says the market is expanding by 15 percent to 20 percent per year.
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Coming up next, Travis Wells will join us for sports,
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then a little bit later, Tom Cruise, Stephen Spielberg and the Alien Invaders from War of the Worlds pack up and head out of Rockbridge County.
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Good afternoon everybody, welcome to your Friday ticker which begins on the college hardwood. Virginia tech opens ACC play Sunday at 3:30 at Cassell Coliseum against North Carolina. Steve Mason has more from the tarheels and the Hokies.


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((The Hokies moved their high energy practice to McManus Hall Friday because Cassell Coliseum was filled with Virginia Tech students going through December graduation ceremonies. The Hokies ACC education begins with a brutal Tarheel test. Seth Greenberg might just be the secret Tech weapon. While coaching at Long beach State, Greenberg beat Roy Williams and his then number one ranked Kansas JayHawks. ((:)) UNC is ranked fifth national at 7 and 1 and since that opening season loss to Santa Clara, the Tarheels have outscored seven opponents 93 to 69. ((:))
Tech gives up a lot of size , weight and strength in the low post to UNC's 6 foot 9, 265 pound forward Sean May. May and his teammates know what's it like to lose ACC road games, falling victim to Florida State, Clemson and UVa last year.)) ((:)) ((STEVE MASON:))


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For the first time in a decade neither Mount Union or Rowan are in the Stagg Bowl, but Saturday's contest between Linfield and Mary Hardin Baylor at Salem Stadium will pit two teams from West of the Mississippi. That's the first time that's happened.
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This morning the teams took a break from football to visit patients at local hospitals--UMHB at the VA in Salem, and Linfield at Community.
It was a welcome respite from the gridiron, but it was back to practice this afternoon. Tomorrow's outcome could rest solely on which defense plays better.
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That's it for the ticker. Tonight at six, final words from the JMU Dukes as they get set to kick things off with Montana later in the 1-double A national title game. Have a great weekend everybody.

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On Wall Street today, the final session of the week saw stocks slip in very heavy trading, largely on new concern about Pfizer's problems with the drug Celebrex.
Marcella Palmer has more.
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The Hollywood entourage has moved out of Rockbridge County-
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Crews were packing up props and moving equipment out-
Four days of filming scenes for the Steven Spielberg film- The War of the Worlds- is finished.
Now it's back to New York for a day- then onto Los Angeles for the crew.
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((SOME OF IT WILL BE FILMING IN LOS ANGELES THAT INTERPPLICES WITH SOME OF THE SCENES THAT WERE FILMED HERE BUT YOU HAVE TO GET THE MAJOR VISTA SHOTS WHEN YOU'RE ON TOP OF A HILL AND CAN SEE FOREVER, YOU CAN'T SHOOT THAT ANYWHERE ELSE.))

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Filming is almost half way done on the science fiction movie.
The rest will be shot on sound stages in Los Angeles. It's a loose adaptation of the 1953 film- of a martian invasion of earth.
The film starring Tom Cruise is set for release next summer.
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