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Four Lynchburg-based Marines are killed in Iraq. We'll show you exactly what they faced two nights ago.
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Plus a new challenge to Roanoke's new methadone clinic, this one in court.
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The forecast is now coming into better focus and it does include wintery precipitation this weekend.

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On Healthcheck, President Bush has a diagnosis for high health care costs.
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Plus Johnny Carson died from emphysema, but if you're a smoker, can the damage be lessened if you quit.
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Plus a Roanoke restaurant gets ready for some big-time notice. News 7 at 5 is next.
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Lynchburg based reservists find themselves in this middle of this nighttime firefight. And when it's over, four of them who left home last July are dead.
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If you have any question what Charlie Company was up against early Wednesday morning, the answer comes from embedded reporter Jim Dolan. He was with the Lynchburg Marines when they came under fire, and when four of them died.
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That was Jim Dolan reporting. All four Marines killed in the ambush were members of the Fourth Combat Engineer Battalion's "Charlie Company".
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As we said, the company is based in Lynchburg ... and that's where Steve Smallshaw joins us with reaction.
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Shannon, three of those four Marines had local ties and their loss is being felt in Martinsville, Blacksburg and here in Lynchburg.
They left here last summer knowing full well the dangers they were going to face in Iraq.
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((CAPT. JAMIE WAGNER/"C" COMPANY INSTRUCTOR: AS A MARINE CORPS WE ARE A BAND OF BROTHERS, AND WE ARE VERY SORROWFUL FOR OUR LOSS YESTERDAY, HOWEVER WE ARE LOOKING TO HONOR THESE HEROES BY CONTINUING TO DO OUR JOBS AND CONTINUE THE MISSION.))
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The dead include 23-year-old Corporal Jonathan Bowling of Stuart ... who also was a member of the Martinsville police force.
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24-year-old Corporal Christopher Weaver was a 2002 graduate of Virginia Tech and 24-year-old Sergeant Jesse Strong graduated from Liberty University in 2003.
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We'll hear more from the people who knew these soldiers on News7 at Six.


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Today's news cast a shadow over the state capitol today. 23- year- old Corporal Jonathan Bowling of Stuart was remembered in both the House and the Senate.
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Delegate Ward Armstrong says he knew Bowling's father, Darryl, who is a Virginia State Trooper. He told his colleagues that Virginia "lost a fine young son yesterday." Senator Roscoe Reynolds also remembered Bowling in the state Senate. Governor Mark Warner says he too is mourning the loss of all the Virginia marines killed during yesterday's attack.
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((MARK WARNER: IT REALLY DOES HIT HOME AND TO THE FAMILIES WHO'VE LOST A YOUNG SON OR DAUGHTER THEY GAVE IN DEFENSE OF OUR COUNTRY AND OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH THEM.))
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Warner says he hopes and prays the violence in Iraq ends soon.


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A controversial methadone clinic in Roanoke will have to go another round in its fight to continue operations.
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This morning- members of the Northwest Concerned Citizens and their attorney filed a lawsuit in Circuit Court. The group is asking a judge to shut down the clinic saying it's violating zoning by operating in an established neighborhood, not far from schools and daycare centers.
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((OGLIVIER QUARLES, NW CONCERNED CITIZENS: THEY'RE NOT HEARING US. THEY'RE JUST NOT TRYING TO HEAR US- THE DOLLAR BILLS ARE JUST "KA-CHING" US OUT. SO, THEY REALLY NEED TO LOOK FOR SOMETHING CAUSE WE'RE NOT GOING TO SHUT UP AND SIT DOWN. WE'RE NOT GOING TO WAIT UNTIL SOMEONE GETS HURT AND SAY I TOLD YOU SO, WE DON'T WANT OUR CHILDREN HURT.))
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President of the CRC Health Group issued a statement in response to the lawsuit saying "I'm disappointed a fringe group of prejudiced people would attempt to deny treatment to those patients who would choose to seek treatment for their disease." Coming up tonight on News7 at six, we'll have more from concerned residents and tell you about their next step.
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Today marks the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.
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Vice President Dick Cheney braved snowy weather and freezing temperatures for a ceremony in Poland. During World War II, the German Nazi army set up several concentration camps where Jews were kept under deplorable conditions. Thousands died at Auschwitz as a result of starvation, beatings, disease or execution. Nearly 6-million Jews died during the war. At today's ceremony, candles were lit in their honor.
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The last person reported missing at the scene of a deadly California train crash is now accounted for. The man accused of causing the wreck is charged with multiple counts of murder. Manuel Gallegus has more from Glendale.
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((HE APPARENTLY WANTED TO KILL HIMSELFBUT INSTEAD INVESTIGATORS SAY THE ACTIONS OF JUAN MANUEL ALVAREZ CAUSED THE DEATHS OF ELEVEN OTHERS 2 WOMEN AND NINE MEN.
NOW AUTHORITIES ARE CHARGING ALVAREZ WITH MULTIPLE COUNTS OF MURDERAND COULD SEEK THE DEATH PENALTY..

SOT-STEVE COOLEY, LA County District Atty.

"This particular offense uniquely, when you commit an offense such as this, you need not necessarily have the intent to kill. The mere fact you create a train wreck and people die can support murder charges under California law."

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THE MANGLED COMMUTER TRAIN CARS ARE STILL ON THE TRACKS. AND INVESTIGATORS ARE GIVING THE AREA A FINAL EXAMINATION BEFORE THEY BRING IN THE HEAVY EQUIPMENT FOR CLEAN-UP.

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MORE THAN 2-HUNDRED PASSENGERS WERE INJURED HEREMANY OF THEM CRITICALLYAND SURVIVAL WAS REALLY A MATTER OF CHANCE.
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No Name Given/Survivor "I just woke up and the train was completely distroyed."
-STAND-UP-MANUEL GALLEGUS, GLENDALE THE SOUTHBOUND TRAIN THAT STRUCK THE SUV WAS ACTUALLY BEING PUSHED BY A LOCOMOTIVE SO IT WAS A PASSENGER CAR THAT TOOK THE BRUNT OF THE IMPACT-NOT THE ENGINE.
EMPLOYEES FROM THE COSTCO NEXT DOOR COULD HEAR PEOPLE CRYINGAND TRIED TO SAVE THE WOUNDED PASSENGERS..

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CARRIED HIM AND SAT HIM ON THE ASPHALT AND HE WAS STILL CONSCIOUS. TOLD US, 'DON'T LET ME DIE. PRAY FOR ME."
ALVAREZS WIFE HAD A RESTRAINING ORDER AGAINST HIM AND COURT DOCUMENTS STATED THAT HE WAS DANGEROUS AND ON DRUGS. INVESTIGATORS SAY HE HAD TRIED TO KILL HIMSELF BEFORE THE TRAIN WRECK AND NOW THAT DESPEATE ACT HAS BROUGHT MISERY TO AN ENTIRE COMMUNITY. MANUEL GALLEGUS CBS NEWS GLENDALE.))




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President Bush says he knows one way to cut medical costs. The story is just ahead on Healthcheck.
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And Johnny Carson's death casts new light on smoking and emphysema. We'll take a closer look after the break.
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[MINI-OPEN] In Healthcheck tonight, the death of Johnny Carson is drawing attention to smoking and emphysema.
Carson's years of lighting up could have led to his developing the lung disease.
Emphysema is fairly common among smokers.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton joins us with details
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Shannon, I spoke with a local doctor today who says between 25 and 30 percent of smokers have some form of the disease.
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Emphysema impacts a person's lung function --and it can progress to point were even breathing can become difficult.


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In a 1979 interview with 60 Minutes' Mike Wallace -- Johnny Carson talked about his tobacco addiction.
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((mike wallace: you work better with a cigarette in your hand, JOHNNY CARSON:IT'S COMPULSIVE. I SHOULD GO TO ONE OF THOSE PLACES WHERE THEY SHOCK YOU OR SOMETHING OR MAKE YOU WATCH RE-RUNS OF GILLIGANS ISLAND UNTIL YOU GIVE-UP SMOKING)) [RUNS13]
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Dr. Bruce Stewart says giving up smoking is one of the most important factors in the preventing the disease. He says it's well-documented that cigarette smoking damages the lungs.
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((THE GOOD NEWS IS THAT IF YOU QUIT SMOKING BEFORE IT PROGRESS THEY CAN STOP THE PROGRESSION. IT'S NOT INEVITABLE THAT THEY WOULD END UP WITH EMPHYSEMA LIKE JOHNNY CARSON DID)) [RUNS12]
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Stewart says one the problems --is that you can smoke for years --before you have any indication that you have emphysema.
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Carson had the disease for years.
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((UNFORTUNATELY A LOT OF PEOPLE DO DIE WITH EMPHYSEMA IT AFFECTS THE OXYGEN LEVEL IN THEIR BLOOD AND THEIR CARBON DIOXIDE. IT CAN AFFECT THE HEART. THEY CAN GO INTO HEART FAILURE. PLUS THESE PEOPLE ARE AT SEVERE RISK OF GETTING PNEUMONIA)) [RUNS18]
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Carson died at the age of 79. ))
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Shannon, another symptom to look out for is shortness of breath.



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President Bush says doctors and hospitals could save money and lives if they'd just convert to computerized record-keeping.
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Visiting the Cleveland Clinic, the president announced plans to spend 125 (m) million dollars next year to test computerization of health records. Bush said most industries have already converted -- but that doctors have resisted the change.
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((PRESIDENT BUSH: AND HEALTH CARE HAS GOT -- YOU KNOW, WE'VE GOT FANTASTIC NEW PHARMACEUTICALS THAT HELP SAVE LIVES, BUT WE'VE GOT DOCS STILL WRITING RECORDS BY HAND. AND MOST DOCS CAN'T WRITE VERY WELL, ANYWAY, SO... ))
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Critics have accused Bush of focusing on small health-care initiatives -- while ignoring huge problems like soaring costs and the more than 40 (m) million uninsured Americans.
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Robin sees more signs of a messy winter weekend. His full forecast is just ahead.
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And later, we'll visit the Roanoke restaurant that's soon to be profiled in Southern Living magazine.
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Virginia Tech goes for four in a row in the A-C-C.
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Just ahead, Mike Stevens is on the road in Blacksburg with our Ticker.
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A big night for college basketball tonight in Blacksburg, as Virginia Tech and Virginia meet for the first time as ACC members.
Mike Stevens checks in with a pre-game report from Cassell Coliseum.
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Stocks posted amixed performance today. Ed Crane has our Market Update.
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Entertainment producer Dick Clark is home seven weeks after suffering a stroke.
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His publicist says Clark was released from an L-A area hospital and will continue recuperating at his Malibu house.


His publicist will not say if Clark has suffered any paralysis or speech impairment.
The 75 year old former host of American Bandstand also suffers from diabetes.
The publicist did say Clark was grateful for the many cards and letters he received during his hospital stay.
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A local restaurant is getting some national recognition.
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The Metro restaurant in downtown Roanoke will be featured in an upcoming issue of Southern Living magazine.
The magazine's editor was stopping through Roanoke and stopped for dinner. He was so impressed he stopped again secretly to write an article- and two weeks later sent a photographer to take some pictures.
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((ANDY SCHLOSSER/METRO OWNER AND CHEF: YE HE SAID JUST AS FAR AS BEING UNIQUE PLACE THAT'S ON PAR WITH SOME BIGGER CITIES IT WAS UNIQUE TO SEE IN THIS AREA. SO HE SAID ITS ON PAR WITH BIGGER CITIES JUST RAVING ABOUT IT AND I SAID I DON'T WANT TO GET TOO EXCITED ABOUT IT THE QUOTE FROM HIM WAS IT'S REALLY BIG SO MY STAFF AND I ARE PRETTY ELATED RIGHT NOW.))
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Schlosser (Schloss-ur) says the article should be in the April issue of Southern Living.
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