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Now that a methadone clinic has opened its doors in Roanoke, a citizens' group has gone to court to close them.
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And officials say FOUR Marines from a Lynchburg reserve unit have lost their lives in Iraq.
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Mainly sunny skies will rule the region this afternoon with chilly conditions. Will we see wintry weather for the weekend. I'll let you know in your skytracker seven forecast.
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Stay with us. News 7 at noon, starts right now.

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They fought against it opening in their neighborhood and now a citizens group is taking its fight to court...
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Good Afternoon, I'm Kimberly McBroom.[Methadone-Lawsuit]


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After months of fighting- a methadone clinic opened off of Hershberger Road in Roanoke.
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Now a group of concerned citizens is taking its parent company to court in an effort to close the clinic's doors.

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This morning members of the Northwest Concerned Citizens group, along with their attorney, filed a lawsuit in Circuit Court against Virginia Treatment Center, Incorporated. Court papers claim the treatment center is too close to schools and daycares, plus it hasn't obtained a special exception from the city's zoning board to operate a clinic there.
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((MICHAEL BRAGG/ATTORNEY: WE FILED THE SUIT AND IT WILL BE SERVED TO THE DEFENDANT AND THEY HAVE 21 DAYS AFTER SERVICE TO FILE A WRITTEN RESPONSE . AT THAT POINT, WE'LL GET READY TO GO TO A HEARING BEFORE A JUDGE.))
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Coming up tonight on News7 at five and six, we'll hear from members of the Northwest Concerned Citizens group and why they say they want the clinic out of their neighborhood.
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A Martinsville police officer was killed yesterday while serving in Iraq.
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23 year old corporal Jonathan W. Bowling was killed in an ambush attack.
The city police department broke the news of his death late yesterday afternoon.
Bowling was a 2000 graduate of Patrick County High School and a 2002 graduate of Patrick Henry Community College.


Martinsville's police chief says everything about Bowling was "impressive."
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Corporal Bowling was one of four members of a Lynchburg Marine Reserve unit killed in Iraq yesterday.
One of the others was Sgt. Jesse Strong of Vermont, a student at Liberty University.
The other two were also from Virginia, Corporal Christopher Weaver of Spotsylvania County and Corporal Karl Linn of Chesterfield.
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Company C of the 4th Combat Engineer Battalion trained in downtown Lynchburg last summer and shipped out for Iraq in July.
Company B of the same battalion is based in Roanoke and is currently training at Camp LeJeune in North Carolina.


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Polling stations continue to be a key insurgent target, as Iraqis prepare to vote- - just three days from now.
The latest attacks have killed 11 Iraqis and another U-S Marine.
Charlie D'Agata reports.
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(( LOCATOR: TARMIYAH, IRAQ The countdown to Sunday's landmark elections is fueling fierce resolve from insurgents. They blew up half a dozen more polling sites today... and set off more car bombs north of Baghdad.
Following yesterdays helicopter crash that killed 31 troops, another US Marine was killed and five more injured in a mortar attack on their base in the 'triangle of death' south of Baghdad.
LOCATOR: KIRKUK, IRAQ Militants are striking anywhere they can.. sometimes missing their target...soldiers escaped this attack on a US convoy.

SOT - US ARMY OFFICER - NO FONT AVAIL

"SOME DAMAGE TO A VEHICLE AND WE'RE GOING TO DRIVE ON WITH OUR MISSION."

(Standup Bridge) Charlie D'Agata/Baghdad

As violent as it seems, the frequency of attacks has dropped by half in recent days.. but US military officials say it's just the calm before the storm... insurgents keeping their powder dry for election day.

SOT - BRIG. GENERAL ERV LESSEL/US AIRFORCE

"I THINK THAT'S AN INDICATION THAT THEY'RE UNABLE TO SUSTAIN A HIGH LEVEL OF VIOLENCE AND THEN SURGE FOR THE DAYS AROUND THE ELECTION PERIOD.
LOCATOR: MOSUL, IRAQ Tensions are high, especially in the troubled town of Mosul.. where US soldiers walk the dangerous streets with fliers, reminding people to get out and vote.
Fears are so intense that most party representative....aren't publically identifying themselves.
Others, like this top Sunni leader, are out campaigning.

SOT - ADNAN AL PACHACI/CANDIDATE FOR IRAQI ELECTIONS

"WE HAVE A LIST OF CANDIDATES AND WE'RE WORKING HARD TO GET THE LARGEST NUMBERS OF VOTES POSSIBLE."
But the minority Sunnis are poised to lose big in the elections - the Sunni insurgency knows it, and in the days ahead it will do everything in its power to cripple the vote. Charlie D'Agata, CBS News, Baghdad. ))
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Still to come on the newscast, a Virginia lawmaker says the state is not doing enough to take care of its veterans.

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Also we'll tell you why California prosecutors are considering the death penalty for the man who reportedly caused yesterday's deadly train accident.
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Murder charges have been filed against the man accused of causing yesterday's fatal train derailment near Los Angeles.
Juan Alvarez could face the death penalty.
Manuel Gallegus is at the crash site in Glendale, California with the latest.
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WHILE INVESTIGATORS PICK THROUGH THE RUBBLE OF WEDNESDAY'S DEADLY TRAIN WRECK, . 25 YEAR-OLD TRANSIENT JUAN MANUEL ALVAREZ, THE MAN ACCUSED OF TRIGGERING THE CRASH, MAY PAY FOR HIS CRIMES WITH HIS OWN LIFE.

SOT: STEVE COOLEY/DISTRICT ATTORNEY

"HE HAS BEEN CHARGED WITH TEN COUNTS OF MURDER WITH SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCE TO CREATE MURDER, AMENDING COMPLAINT TO ACCOUNT FOR MOST RECENT FATALITY."
ALVAREZ ABANDONED HIS SUV ONE THE HEAVILY TRAVELED TRACKS....CAUSING A COLLISION...THAT MANGLED TWO COMMUTER TRAINS AND KILLED 11 PEOPLE . NEARLY 200 MORE WERE INJURED.
TODAY.....A FINAL SEARCH.....BEFORE THE WRECKAGE IS REMOVED.. .
SOT: Chief, Chris Gray / Glendale Fire Dept.


"STILL DIFFICULT TIME...CONTINUING TO CONDUCT RECOVERY EFFORT."
BRIDGE: ALVAREZ APPARENTLY INTENDED TO COMPLETE WHAT AUTHORITIES SAY WAS A NIGHT OF FAILED SUICIDE ATTEMPTS BUT BAILED OUT OF THE VEHICLE AT THE LAST MINUTE. BUT HE'D DRIVEN ON THE TRACKS FOR SOME TIME...BEFORE WEDGING THE CAR.
BEFORE DRIVING ONTO THE RAILS ALVAREZ HAD CUT HIS WRISTS AND STABBED HIMSELF IN THE CHEST.

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TODAY...THOSE WHO RUSHED TO HELP THE INJURED.....ARE RE-LIVING THE NIGHTMARE..

SOT: SOT:COSTCO WORKER/HELPED WITH RESCUE, (full name not provided)

"HE WAS SO BROKEN UP. WE CARRIED HIM AND SAT HIM ON THE ASPHALT AND HE WAS STILL CONSCIOUS. TOLD US, 'DON'T LET ME DIE. PRAY FOR ME."
MEANWHILE ALVEREZ IS BEING HELD IN A HOSPITAL JAIL WARD ..... HE'LL BE ARRAIGNED AS SOON AS DOCTORS SAY HIS MEDICAL CONDITION IS STABIL ENOUGH .
MG, CBS NEWS, GLENDALE, CA ))

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Today marks a major milestone in history-- the 60th anniversary of Soviet troops leading the liberation of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz.
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Leaders from 30 countries gathered today in Poland to remember the victims of the Holocaust.
Vice President Dick Cheney represented the U-S at today's ceremonies.
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((DICK CHENEY/VICE PRESIDENT: THE HOLOCAUST OCCUPIES A SINGLE TIME IN HISTORY BUT IT IS NOT A SINGLE EVENT, IT REPRESENTS MILLIONS OF INDIVIDUAL ACTS OF MURDER. EACH PRISONER WHO ARRIVED HAD A NAME AND A HOME AND DREAMS FOR TOMORROW. ))
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During the ceremony,an orchestra played music over black and white images of the death camps, projected on a large screen.
An official memorial ceremony for victims of the Nazi camps will be held at Auschwitz later today.
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A member of the House of Delegates says the state is neglecting it veterans.
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That from Delegate Kirk Cox who wants the state to hire more claims officers to help veterans get the benefits they're entitled to. There are more than 750- thousand veterans in the Commonwealth- a number Cox says is quickly growing.
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((DEL. KIRK COX/(R) COLONIAL HEIGHTS: WITH THE ONGOING WAR ON TERROR THAT HAS OUR SERVICE MEMBERS, REGULAR ACTIVE DUTY, MOBILIZED GUARD AND RESERVES RETURNING HOME TO VIRGINIA, MANY WITH WAR WOUNDS, THE NEED FOR CLAIMS AGENTS IN MORE URGENT AND INCREASING.))
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Cox says he'll also push for more beds at the Richmond Veterans Care Center now under construction.
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The only *operating* care center is in Roanoke. Veteran representatives would eventually like to see the Commonwealth have four centers.

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Legendary T-V host Dick Clark is back home this morning, seven weeks after suffering a stroke.
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The 75- year- old Clark was released from a Los Angeles hospital last night.
His publicist says Clark will continue to recover at his home, and is thankful for all the cards and well- wishes he received in the hospital.
Doctors have not released any details on how much the stroke has affected Clark's health.
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Roanoke is the latest city to be added to the list of reality T-V cities.
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Reality Bar Crawl is a show that airs on the National Lampoon Network which caters to college students.
Last night, a camera crew was taping a pajama themed episode at Awful Arthur's in downtown Roanoke.
The premise of the show is to get people to do funny or outrageous things on camera.
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((JENNIFER COX/PRODUCTION MANAGER: WE GET PEOPLE TO COME OUT OBVIOUSLY THROUGH ADVERTISING AND PROMOTING AS WELL, BUT THEY START ACTING PRETTY FUN AND CRAZY AFTER A FEW BEERS.))
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The show is hosted by "David Bryne" from MTV's Real World and Katie Doyle from "Road Rules."
The hosts realize most of the people who showed up are wanting to be famous but they say reality television may not be their best bet.
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((KATIE DOYLE/PROGRAM HOST: I THINK IT WILL EVENTUALLY DIE OUT. YOU CAN ONLY WATCH SOMEONE'S ELSE LIFE BEFORE YOU GET BORED. [LAUGHS].)) ((SPENCER GRAVES/PARTICIPANT: IT'S ALWAYS EXCITING TO BE ON TV AND OF COURSE CHANNEL SEVEN IT'S EVEN BETTER.))
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You may have trouble actually seeing this show.
The National Lampoon Network airs typically in college towns.
We understand you can see it at Virginia Tech, Radford University, as well as Washington and Lee.
It will eventually be released on DVD and the producers promise us you will actually see a lot of Roanoke in the program.
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Coming up next on the newscast,
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[APRISA FULL] we'll tell you why Stephen King intervened to get a writer's new book published.
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His novel was dubbed by Stephen King as "the best book you can't read." [TAKE BOOK PAGE FULL]
But thanks to King, actor and writer Ron McLarty finally found a publisher for his book "The Memory of Running."

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McLarty joins us now to talk about his book, and share more about the story behind it.
Good afternoon, Ron.

(How long did it take you to get this book published?)



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(Stephen King obviously helped you a lot-- is his work an inspiration to you?)



(Let's talk about "The Memory of Running"...It features a rather unlikely hero embarking on a strange journey. Tell us

about him.)

(Who do you think this book will appeal to?)



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Thanks so much for joining us today and good luck with the novel.
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On Wall Street at Noon, the DOW was DOWN 27 points. The NASDAQ has gained five.

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Joe Gibbs adds another serving to an already full plate.
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Coming up in Sports, the Redskins coach now counts himself the owner of THREE NASCAR teams this year, with a big new sponsor, and a new driver as well.
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The NASCAR Media Tour continues to shed light on what to expect from NASCAR this season. Travis Wells checks in from the Lowe's Motor Speedway with a new addition to the Joe Gibbs Racing team.
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