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Coming up on News 7 at Five - The international Red Cross says the number of people killed by the Christmas tsunami could top 100-thousand
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and storms are being blamed for at least three deaths in the Western US.
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[Weather-Head]
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Temperatures started their climb today, eventually heading to 60 degrees by New Year's eve. Full forecast details coming up.

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In medical news, steps are being taken to approve a new drug that may help patients with Restless Leg Syndrome.
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Friends and family gather to remember one of the two Virginia National Guardsmen killed in Iraq last week.
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And Roanoke police arrest the man they say robbed a convenience store this morning.
Don't go away, News 7 at Five is next.
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Three days after the Indian Ocean tsunami, the dead are still being counted. Meantime, President Bush promises the US will be a leader in the world's efforts to help.
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[ANCHOR=Shan]
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[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=net]
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Good evening. I'm Shannon Young. Recovery efforts are still underway even as health officials warn deadly diseases could strike in just a few days. Jennifer Donelan tells us how the US is stepping up.
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[IN Q=As rescue workers sift through...]
[SUPER=01-Andrew Natsios/Agency for International Development;1:19]
[SUPER=01-Jennifer Donelan/CBS News;1:26]
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((AS RESCUE WORKERS SIFT THROUGH DEBRIS...AND AS FAMILIES SEARCH FOR THEIR LOVED ONES...IT'S CLEAR THE NATURAL DISASTER THAT HIT 12 COUNTRIES WAS OF EPIC PROPORTIONS. THE RED CROSS ESTIMATES THE DEATH TOLL WILL SURPASS 100,000 ...THE DEAD HAVEN'T ALL YET BEEN COUNTED.
Sot (Bush) "The United States will continue to stand with the affected governments as they care for their victims. We will stand with them as they start to rebuild."
PRESIDENT BUSH BROKE FROM HIS VACATION TO PUBLICLY ASSURE THE WORLD THAT AMERICA'S PLEDGE OF 35 MILLION IS ONLY A START....THAT WORKERS AND SUPPLIES ARE ON THE WAY AND THAT THE U.S. WILL LEAD A COALITION OF NATIONS IN THE RELIEF EFFORT. AT HIS RANCH IN CRAWFORD TEXAS, HE WAS ASKED IF THE UNITED STATES IS PROTECTED FROM SUCH A DISASTER.
Sot (Bush) "Do we have enough of a warning system for the West Coast? I am going to -- I am now asking that to our agencies and government to let us know."
Nats
GOVERNMENTS FROM INDONESIA TO AFRICA ARE REELING. STREETS ARE STILL FILLED WITH BODIES...MANY ARE BEING BURIED OR CREMATED WITHOUT IDENTIFICATION. AN ESTIMATED 5 MILLION ARE HOMELESS...AND HUNGRY. HEALTH OFFICIALS WARN DEADLY DISEASES COULD STRIKE SURVIVORS AS EARLY AS NEXT WEEK.
Sot - Andrew Natsios/Agency for International Development "Our efforts are focused, with the rest of the international community on water and sanitation,because that is the greatest risk to people's lives."
Standup - Jennifer Donelan THE AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT IS ASKING AMERICANS NOT TO SEND CLOTHES OR SUPPLIES...BUT TO SEND AS MUCH CASH AS THEY CAN SPARE.))


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The Red Cross is asking for money to help those hit by the tsunami.
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[take red cross board fs]
For more information, call 1-800-HELP-NOW
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Two nights of rough weather on the west coast have resulted in three deaths, including that of a surfer who died in rough seas.
The storm is now moving inland and bringing heavy rains and flooding to Nevada and Arizona.
Manuel Gallegus takes a look.
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(((LOCATOR: LOS ANGELES)

-NAT SOT-ROWING


ROW, ROW, ROW YOUR BOAT GENTLY DOWN THE STREET THIS WAS MANHATTAN BEACH THIS MORNING SOUTH OF THE LOS ANGELES AIRPORT.

-SOT-RESIDENT


TUESDAY WAS THE RAINIEST DECEMBER DAY ON RECORD IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIAOVER FIVE AND A HALF INCHES FELL AND ITS STILL COMING DOWN.
INTERSECTIONS ARE FLOODED
TREES BLOCK ROADS
AND SOME HOMEOWNERS HAVE MORE THAN JUST A LEAKY ROOF TO WORRY ABOUT.

-NAT SOT-PLAYING SNOW


AND IN THE MOUNTAINS SNOW EVERYWHERETHE I-5 WAS TREACHEROUS. EVEN THE HORSES WERE STUCK.

-SOT- MOS couldnt believe it the snow kept getting a little deeper and

deeper.

-SOT- MOS Woke up this morning a little late for Christmas but it

snowed.

(LOCATOR: LAS VEGAS, NV)


AS THE STORM MOVED ACROSS THE STATE TOWARD THE DESERT, LAS VEGAS STARTED TO FEEL THE PUNCHCAR WRECKSAND FLOODED STREETS

(LOCATOR: SEDONA, AZ)


AND IN SEDONA ARIZONA SEVERAL HUNDRED RESIDENTS WERE EVACUATED AS THE RAINFALL CAUSED OAK CREEK WATER LEVELS TO RISE
ANOTHER BIG STORM IS NOW HEADED FOR NORTHERN CALIFORNIA. AND THE FORECAST IS FOR UNSTABLE WEATHER ACROSS THE STATE THROUGH NEXT WEEK. MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS LOS ANGELES. ))
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[SS=NONE]ROBIN IN WX-CENTER


[WXPRO/FULL] WEATHER TODAY TOMORROW FORECAST

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Despite President Bush's assertion that security is the top priority as elections approach in Iraq, the country was today rocked by more violence.
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At least 29-people were killed when insurgents lured Iraqi police into a booby-trapped home in West Baghdad.
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And in Mosul, 25 insurgents are dead and more than a dozen American soldiers wounded after US warplanes attacked following an attempted suicide truck bombing. The US plans to send in more troops.
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((The task at hand is to provide as much security in Iraq as possible for the election officials as well as for the people inside the cities like Mosul.))
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Elections are scheduled for January 30th. An insurgent group warns it will target anyone who takes part.
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Meantime, a local soldier is being remembered for always smiling and being excellent at his job.
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That's how friends and family described fallen National Guardsman Nick Mason today. Some 13- hundred people packed Mason's alma- mater of King George High School, to say good bye. The 20- year old was killed during the mess hall attack last week in Mosul, Iraq. His fellow guardsmen say Mason was one of the best.
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[IN Q=Sargeant Mason and I spent]

((CAPT. EDMUND SABO: SERGEANT MASON AND I SPENT A LOT OF TIME TOGETHER. HE WAS DEFINITELY NOT ONE OF THE SOLDIERS THAT JUST CAME IN ONE WEEKEND A MONTH AND TWO WEEKS IN THE SUMMER. HE WAS COMMITTED TO THE JOB. HE WOULD COME IN DURING THE WEEK TO SEEK OUT EXTRA TRAINING.))
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((MAJ. JOSEPH THOMPSON: SERGEANT MASON GETS SOME OF THE HIGHEST PRAISE THAT YOU CAN GIVE A SOLDIER. YOU KNOW, FOR ME THAT IS, HE WAS A GOOD DUDE.))
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Mason enlisted in the Army National Guard when he was 17, two months after September Eleventh, 2001. He was deployed to Iraq two months after he finished training. His father says he lived life "full- throttle' and fully believed in the mission he set out to accomplish. Mason will be laid to rest during a private ceremony at his family's cemetery tomorrow. Coming up at Six we'll hear more about Mason's life from one of his life- long friends.
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Coming up on News 7 at Five - the man who apparently robbed a Roanoke convenience store is behind bars
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and the man known for "putting baby in the corner" passes away at age 69.
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A Roanoke robbery suspect is in custody tonight after a store manager, a candy vendor and customers helped police make an arrest. Joe Dashiell has the story.
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((MY FIRST INSTINCT WAS THIS MONEY'S NOT MINE, I'M RESPONSIBLE , SO I JUST GRABBED A HOLD. HE WAS TAKING ME RIGHT WITH HIM.))
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Manager Sharon Underwood was behind the counter of the One Stop Market on Williamson Road, when a man she recognized as a regular customer walked into the store and tried to rob her. The man escaped from her grip, but a candy vendor who chased after him, and store customers who quickly followed helped corner the suspect in a residential neighborhood until police could make an arrest.
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[IN Q=No matter what kind of problem you have]

((NO MATTER WHAT KIND OF PROBLEM YOU HAVE, ROBBING SOMEBODY IS NOT THE ANSWER AND THE POLICE WITH THE TECHNOLOGY THERE IS TODAY THEY'RE RIGHT ON TOP OF THINGS. THEY WERE HERE IN JUST SECONDS.))
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[OUT Q=they were here in just seconds.]

Owner Atul Patel says he's simply thankful police were able to arrest a suspect, and no one was hurt.
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[IN Q=We are glad]

((WE ARE GLAD THAT EVERYTHING IS SAFE AND SOUND NOW. I'M PERSONALLY THANKFUL THAT SHARON, MY MANAGER SHE'S BEEN WITH ME A LONG TIME, AND I'M GLAD SHE IS SAFE.))
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[OUT Q=glad she is safe.]

Roanoke Police have charged 32- year- old Reginald Eugene Jackson with robbery. He's being held in the Roanoke City Jail without bond. Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke))

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Relatives of a missing Vinton woman are asking for help getting her home.
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25-year-old Melinda Denise Bond was last seen on November 24th. Bond dropped her child at her mother's house in Salem, planning to return to work- but didn't show up. Two-days later, her mother went to Bond's residence in Vinton and found the door unlocked and several thousands of dollars worth of new furniture and audio-visual equipment inside.
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((DET. STEVEN DOYLE/VINTON POLICE DEPARTMENT: SHE LEFT RIGHT BEFORE THANKSGIVING HASN'T CONTACTED HER FAMILY. NOT A PHONE CALL, NOT AN UPDATE TO HER CONDITION. I THINK THAT'S STRANGE- ACTUALLY THAT'S SUSIPICIOUS IN NATURE. SHE WENT OUT AND PURCHASED THESE ITEMS - I DON'T THINK SOMEONE WOULD DO THAT KNOWING THEY'RE LEAVING.))
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[TAKE TRUCK BOARD FS] Bond was last seen driving a black 2001 Toyota Tundra pick-up truck with Virginia tag: JLU-9488. [WIPE TO VINTON PD BOARD FS] If you've seen Bond or her truck, you're asked to contact the Vinton Police Department.
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Actor Jerry Orbach is being remembered as "a legendary figure of 20th century show business."
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Orbach, who played a police detective on ``Law and Order,'' died of prostate cancer. In addition to T-V, Orbach found success on Broadway, starring in a string of hit musicals, including ``42nd Street'' and ``Promises, Promises,'' for which he won a Tony Award. On film, he was the voice of the candlestick in ''Beauty and the Beast'' -- and he was the over-protective dad in ''Dirty Dancing.'' Jerry Orbach was 69-years old.
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It's believed millions of Americans suffer from a condition known as Restless Leg Syndrome.
Patients describe an uncomfortable tingling in their legs when they sit or lie down, forcing many to get up and walk around in the middle of the night.
There are no government approved treatments, but as Doctor Sean Kenniff tells us, a new drug is showing promise.

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((FOR OVER A DECADE FRED MADISON HAS HAD TROUBLE SLEEPING. HE DOESNT SUFFER FROM INSOMNIA... THE PROBLEM IS ACTUALLY A CONSTANT TINGLING AND JERKING IN HIS LEGS.... A CONDITION CALLED RESTLESS LEG SYNDROME.

(SOT-Fred Madison/Suffers from Restless Leg Syndrome)

most of the discomfort in my case is a, in my case, more of a jittery feeling or an urge simply that my legs want to move.
HE WOULD CONSTANLY HAVE TO GET UP AT NIGHT.... AND EVEN SITTING DOWN FOR LONG PERIODS OF TIME BECAME A CHALLENGE.

(SOT-Fred Madison/Suffers from Restless Leg Syndrome)

I got the the point where I was literaly striking my legs with my fists to try and keep them calm.

(STANDUP: Dr. Sean Kenniff/CBS NEWS)

ITS ESTIMATED MILLIONS OF AMERICANS SUFFER FROM RESTLESS LEG SYNDROME. WHILE PAINKILLERS AND SLEEPING PILLS CAN HELP RESEARCHERS ARE NOW STUDYING A DRUG THEY BELIEVE GETS TO THE ROOT OF THE DISORDER.

(SOT-Dr. Arthur S. Walters/JFK Center for Sleep Disorder)

"it's a dopamine drug it was originally designed for parkinson's disease but it's been very effective in the restless leg syndrome."
SLEEP EXPERT DOCTOR ARTHUR S WALTERS BELIEVES PARKINSON'S AND RESTLESS LEG ARE CONNECTED BECAUSE PATIENTS DO NOT PRODUCE ENOUGH DOPAMINE IN THE BRAIN..... A CHEMICAL THAT HELPS WITH MOVEMENT.
WITH FINANCING FROM A DRUG COMPANY DOCTOR WALTERS LED A NATIONWIDE STUDY TO SEE IF A DOPAMINE BOOSTER USED FOR PARKINSON'S CALLED REQUIP.... COULD HELP RESTLESS LEG SUFFERERS.

(SOT-Dr. Arthur S. Walters/JFK Center for Sleep Disorder)

"the leg discomfort improved, the need to walk around improved, uh, basically the sleep was improved and also the quality of life."
THE DRUG IS NOT A CURE AND RESULTS VARY FROM PATIENT TO PATIENT... HELPING SOME MORE THAN OTHERS. FOR FRED IT HAS ALLOWED HIM TO SLEEP LONGER AND THE AMOUNT OF TINGLING IN HIS LEGS HAS DECREASED. THE MAKER OF THE DRUG IS NOW SEEKING GOVERNMENT APPROVAL.... WHICH MEANS PATIENTS LIKE FRED COULD SOON GET SOME REST FROM THEIR RESTLESS LEGS.
DOCTOR SEAN KENNIFF, CBS NEWS.)) [tease next] ((tease next))




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Coming up - Warmer weather will usher in the weekend. Robin has a look at your forecast
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And a little later - Virginia's cattlemen peek into the past to rustle up sales for scholarships

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Still to come - After the biggest gains of the year yesterday, stocks take a tumble. We'll have details in today's marketwatch.
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And the Hokies warm up in New Orleans. We'll see if the team's ready to take on the nation's top defense in sports.


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Good afternoon everybody and welcome to the midweek ticker which starts in the Crescent City. The Virginia Tech Hokies got in their first workout in New Orleans this afternoon and while much already has been said about the Auburn offense, it's the Tigers defense that ranks first in the nation giving up just 11 points a game that is keeping Bryan Stinespring up at night.
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[wipe to aprisa sweet season E8302] And don't forget about News 7 Sports half hour pregame special next Monday night called a "Sweet Season." It's coming your way LIVE from New Orleans next Monday night at 7.
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Day two of the Holiday Hoopla event at the Salem Civic Center found Roanoke Catholic tipping things off with Osbourn in the consolation bracket this afternoon.
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[SUPER=03-Salem/Celtics vs. Osbourn; :00]


The Celtics made short work of the Northern Virginia visitors and put things away early.
Napier Alleyne knocks down the three ball from the left side as Catholic built a 15 point lead.
Later, Orlando Walker tries the other side with the same result giving the Celts a 22 point cushion.
[SUPER=33-Roanoke Catholic/71/Osbourn/49/;]

Then they work the glass. Brandon Evans finally puts the rock home off the window and Catholic won big 71 to 49.
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In the second game, Hidden Valley strapped it up with Colonial Forge.
Brian Bush goes to work down low, and scores two in traffic for the Titans.
But Colonial Forge was up for the challenge. Carlos Vidal gets 2 on the inbounds play. At last check Colonial Forge held a 6 point lead midway thru the second quarter.
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Salem and PH get underway at 6, and Cave Spring will battle Garfield in the nightcap around 7-45. [S5-NIT]


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There was also plenty of consolation bracket action on day two of the Northside Invitational as William Byrd locked up with Lord Botetourt.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Cavaliers vs. Terriers; :00]


Botetourt held a slim lead late in the fourth quarter, but the Terriers hung tough.
James Childress buried a deep three to get Byrd to within 2 at the 2 minute mark.
[SUPER=33-Lord Botetourt/55/William Byrd/48/;]

Botetourt slammed the door though thanks to Bradley Streitoff. The jam sandwich capped off a 55 to 48 Cavalier win.
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Glenvar and Jefferson Forest are on the court as we speak. Tonight, it's Blacksburg and Franklin County at 6, followed by Martinsville and Northside. That's it for the ticker. Tonight at six, more on the Hokies and Syracuse fires Paul Pasqualoni. We'll see you then everybody.

[5Marketwatch]


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The major stock indexes headed slightly lower one day after reaching their highest levels since mid-2001.
Jean Lee has details in today's marketwatch.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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If you've heard of places like Bull Run or Cow Pasture River, you might deduce that cattle are a big part of Virginia's history.
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Now that history is being told in a new book called Virginia's Cattle Story-
[Super=03-Craig Co.;]


It chronicles the history of cattle in the Commonwealth, dating back 4-hundred years.
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((DEBBIE SNEAD: THERE ARE PICTURES IN THE BOOK AND DRAWING AND PAINTING OF COURSE WHEN THE CATTLE FIRST CAME OVER.))
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[OUT Q=first came over.]
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Cattle were brought over on ships from Europe and the West Indies.
The book also tracks the modernization of milking and the history of beef and dairy cattle.
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[SOT 4:55]
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((SNEAD: ACTUALLY AGRICULTURE IS THE NUMBER ONE INDUSTRY HERE IN THE STATE OF VIRGINIA AND BEEF AND DAIRY COWS ARE VERY SIGNIFICANT AS FAR AS WHAT THEY CONTRIBUTE TO OUR ECONOMY.))
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[OUT Q=to our economy.]
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[Pinnacle website]
To order a book you can log onto our website at WDBJ-7 dot-com and click on websites in the news.
The price is 47 dollars.
Some of the money will fund scholarships for Agriculture students.

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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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[WRITER=jen]
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And finally today, a northwest resident says she is proof that taking care of yourself is the key to longevity. She's the oldest person ever in Washington state - and the 44th oldest in the world.
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[SUPER=03-Shoreline, WA]


Gunnie Foster celebrated her one hundred and eleventh birthday this week.
The Norway native was born in 1883, and moved to the U-S in 1914.
Her secret to long life: she says she never smoked, she drank only on occasion and walked a few miles every day until she was in her 80's.
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