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Up next on News 7 at five...
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The latest on the Amtrak Train Derailment-
Plus the owner of Puppyland is suing a local television station and a news reporter.
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Wx-Heads
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Except for early morning fog, our forecast looks as clear as a bell. With plesant temperatures as well.

MEDICAL-hEADS


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And on Health Check-- it's a step towards a cure for diabetes.
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We'll have the results of research where cells that do produce insulin were successful transplants.
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FBI investigators are combing a square mile area around the Amtrak derailment site in Arizona- as they try to figure out exactly what happened.
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5-Derailment


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Today Transportation Secretary Federico Pena says get used to new security precautions.
Pena says terrorist attacks are likely to continue in the U-S and elsewhere.
It's believed yesterday's derailment was a case of sabotage.
Byron Harlan is in Arizona with the latest information on the investigation. cut to byron harlan
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(( The president of Amtrak says the intentional sabotage of the Sunset Limited could have taken as little as ten minutes... 29-steel spikes were removed and the warning system disabled in a stretch of track right before a railroad trestle about 60 miles southwest of Phoenix.
The act appears to be the work of a domestic hate group.
WE WILL NOT TOLERATE ACTS OF COWARDICE LIKE THIS REGARDLESS OF MOTIVE.
About 75 F-B-I agents are combing the scene for clues, but attention is mainly focused on a note from the "sons of gesapo." the message, found near the scene, referrs to the federal sieges at Waco, Texas and Ruby Ridge, Idaho.
FIFE SYMINGTON/GOVERNOR OF ARIZONA: I READ THE NOTE...WE ARE DEALING WITH ILLITERATE, PROFESSIONAL GROUP OF INDIVIDUALS.
Most of the 248 Amtrak passengers were sleeping when the train derailed in the early morning hours, sending two sleeping cars hurdling down into a dry stream bed.
At least 78 people were injured and a Los Angeles sleeping car attendent was killed. As with the bombing of the federal building in Oklahoma City, many of the victims were young children.
CHOO CHOO OFF TRACK
FEDERICO PENA/U.S. TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY: WE AS AMERICANS LIVE IN A DIFFERENT TIME. WE ARE SUBJECT TO THESE SORTS OF ATTACKS. WE SAW IT AT THE WORLD TRADE CENTER BOMBING, AT OKLAHOMA CITY AND WE SAW IT YESTERDAY.
The transportation secretary issued an order just last week for all transportation sectors to beef up security.))
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5-Earthquake


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Mexican officials now say at least 56 people died in yesterday's earthquake.
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And it's feared more bodies are in the rubble.
The search continues at an eight story hotel that collapsed in the Pacific Coast resort of (mAHN-zah-NEE-yoh) Manzanillo.
The quake registered seven point six on the Richter scale.
It was so strong it toppled two hotels, damaged homes and bridges--it could be felt as far away as Oklahoma City.
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5-Pitts-Murder


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It is a five year old murder case in Chatham..
Now a suspect is on his way back to Virginia tonight.
Pittsylvania County authorities say former Danville resident Thomas Martin is charged with murder, arson and using a firearm in a felony.
These charges stem from the 1990 slaying of Paul DeShazor.
He was found shot to death in Pittsylvania County shortly after his car had been found burned.
The suspect, had been serving time in South Carolina for federal firearms violations.
He is expected to be brought back to Chatham within the hour.


5-Puppyland


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A Roanoke business owner has filed a 16-million dollar lawsuit against television station W-S-L-S and one of its reporters.
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Last month Puppyland Grooming owner, Chris Benson, was accused by former employee Amy Martin of beating and possibly killing some of his client's pets.
Benson has now included Martin, W-S-L-S reporter Kris Lloyd, and W-S-L-S Television in the suit.
Benson alleges since the story aired, he has received numerous death threats and a loss of business.
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Animal Control Officers confirm they are conducting an investigation but are unsure when the results will be in.
Martin and W-S-L-S officials did not comment.
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Up next on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- The U-S Supreme Court says Shannon Faulkner's case against The Citadel is "moot"-- we'll explain...
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And Roanoke's Justice House is operating without electricity tonight-- that means no power or hot water for about 50-people.
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Planned Parenthood has opened a Lynchburg office--
Plus, the latest in diabetes research.
That's coming up on Health Check. 2-SHOT
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Pot-bellied pigs aren't pleasing Vinton Town Council.
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Now one family's pets are being prohibited from living on their property. cc sponsor

5-Prison-Security


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Virginia's corrections director is just saying "NO" to cameras in the prisons.
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A spokeswoman for Ron Angelone says he's banned cameras from prisons for "security reasons."
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The American Civil Liberties Union calls the ban a violation of the "spirit of free press in this country."
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ACLU director Kent Willis suggests the policy may be part of recent efforts to move prisons to remote areas, out of the public eye.
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((KENT WILLIS/VA. ACLU: WE MOVED THE DEATH CHAMBER OUT OF THE CITY OF RICHMOND TO AN HOUR AND A HALF AWAY. THIS WAS ALL DONE PURPOSEFULLY. THE LESS PEOPLE KNOW ABOUT, THE LESS THEY SEE THE INSIDE OF PRISONS, THE EASIER IT IS TO LET ABUSES GO ON.))
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The Governor says he did NOT know of the new policy, but supports the decision.
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((GOVERNOR GEORGE ALLEN: THAT'S WHAT PRISON SYSTEMS ARE FOR, IS TO KEEP THOSE WHO HAVE COMMITTED VIOLENT CRIMES AND FELONIES BEHIND BARS AND PUNISHED. IT'S NOT TO BE USED FOR A PLACE OF -- A PUBLIC SQUARE.))
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The camera ban comes during a bi- partisan legislative probe into the management of Virginia's expanding prison system.
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5-Faulkner


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The U-S Supreme Court has turned down an appeal from Shannon Faulkner.
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Having won a court order allowing her to attend The Citadel, Faulkner dropped out in August after less than a week as a cadet.
The Supreme court refused- -without comment- -to hear Faulkner's appeal.
The court order simply said the appeal was "dismissed as moot."
The court also rejected an attempt to substitute Faulkner with Nancy
(muhl-ETTE) Mellette, another young woman who has voiced an interest in

attending The Citadel.
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5-Justice-House


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About 50 low-income Roanokers, including a dozen children, are without electricity and hot water tonight.
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Power at the Justice House was cut-off because the bill wasn't paid.
Many of the people living in the apartments have fixed incomes, and they buy their food at the beginning of each month.
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((JODY MATCHETT/JUSTICE HOUSE RESIDENT: WE HAVE NO ELECTRICITY OR NOTHING. THERE'S PEOPLE HERE ON DISABILITY AND WHEELCHAIRS AND PEOPLE THAT HAVE KIDS. THEY'RE GOING TO LOSE THEY'RE FOOD AND EVERYTHING. ))
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Appalachian Power would not comment on whether the electricity would be restored, but a spokesman did say the account was delinquent.
Justice House is owned by the Virginia Mennonite Board of Missions in Harrisonburg.
Phone Calls to the board and the board's attorney were not returned.
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5-Pigs


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The town of Vinton says Emma Saunders house is no home for three pot- bellied pigs.
But Saunders says she will fight to keep them there.
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Saunders won an earlier round in court, when a judge ruled the town's animal control ordinance was too vague.
But last week, town council ammended the law, and officials have given Saunders until Thursday to remove Arnold, Charlotte and Wilbur from her property.
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((EMMA SAUNDERS/VINTON RESIDENT: THE KIDS ARE GOING TO MARCH ON SATURDAY AND I'M HOPING PEOPLE OUT THERE COME OUT AND FIGHT FOR THESE PIGS, BECAUSE TODAY IT'S MY PIGS. TOMORROW IT COULD BE YOUR'S, SO GET OUT THERE AND FIGHT WITH THEM.))
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Meanwhile, Saunders' lawyer says it's likely members of the family will return to court in an effort to keep their pot-bellied pets.
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Many football fans think halftime is when you head to the snack bar.
But over the years at Virginia Tech, regardless of the team's record, the stands are full-- for the sights and sounds of the Marching Virginians.
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5-Roxanne


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Mexico is bracing for the latest hurricane.
This time it is Hurricane Roxanne.
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The storm is heading for the Yucatan Penninsula- packing 105 mile an hour winds.
Hurricane Roxanne is gaining strength as it heads toward land and could come ashore by midnight.
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Roxanne is the first storm named with an "R" since the hurricane center started naming them in 1950.
Right now it's traveling at eight- miles an hour. toss to robin
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Straight ahead on NEWS-7 at FIVE--Virginia Tech gears up for its homecoming weekend-- Mike has a preview in tonight's Two Minute Ticker.
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On Health Check--advice for the weekend warrior-- those sports enthusiasts who do nothing
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all week, and work out with a vengeance on the weekends.
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((I FRACTURED ONE ANKLE AND SPRAINED THE OTHER ANKLE, AND NOW I JUST WRAP THEM UP AND KEEP PLAYING. THE THING TO REMEMBER THAT AS YOU GET INTO YOUR THIRTIES, YOUR MID THIRTIES, BODIES CHANGE. ))
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5-Diabetes


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It may be a step towards a cure for diabetes.
At the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, doctors have transplanted insulin-producing cells between unrelated mice.
They did so by tricking the immune system of one into accepting the foreign tissue of another.
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Doctors say the technique shows cells that produce insulin CAN be transplanted WITHOUT anti-rejection drugs that can have serious side effects.
The study is published in the "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences."
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5-Planned-Parenthood


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Starting today, Planned Parenthood is now offering its health and reproductive services in the Lynchburg area.
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The group has rented space in this office complex on Langhorne Road.
Former Lynchburg city council member Joan MacCallum has been hired to staff the office part-time.
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((JOAN MACCALLUM/PLANNED PARENTHOOD: PLANNED PARENTHOOD'S ROLE HAS BEEN TO OFFER AFFORDABLE AND SAFE REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH SERVICES AND A LOT OF PEOPLE THINK OF PLANNED PARENTHOOD IN TERMS OF ABORTION, BUT WHAT THEY'VE SPENT MORE TIME WITH IS IN COUNSELING FOR PRESCRIBING CONTRACEPTIVES, FOR SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES, FOR TESTING FOR CANCER.))
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MacCallum says the appearance of protestors outside her office today did not surprise her.
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Planned Parenthood insists it has NO plans to offer abortion services in Lynchburg.

5-Sports-Injuries


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Injuries on the softball field or basketball court can be common for the older athlete.
They're commonly known as Weekend Warriors.
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It appears many aren't exercising as often as they used to...so they try to catch up on the weekends.
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((DR. ALAN CURTIS/BOSTON NE BAPTIST HOSPITAL: THE THING TO REMEMBER WHEN YOU GET INTO YOUR 30'S MID-30'S--YOUR BODY'S CHANGED - THE DANGER IS YOU HAVE A REALLY EXPLOSIVE INJURY - BLOW OUT A KNEE OR TEAR AN ACHILLES TENDON OR TEAR A MUSCLE BECAUSE YOU TEND TO BE FAIRLY TIGHT IF YOU HAVEN'T DONE ANYTHING FOR A LONG PERIOD OF TIME.))
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To stay in the game, 15-20 minutes of warm-up and stretch time is recommended.
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((AL BLAISDELL, PHYSICAL THERAPIST:TOO MANY TIMES THE WEEKEND ATHLETE COMES OUT PICKS UP HIS RACQUET AND SOMEONE HITS A BALL LEFT OR RIGHT AND YOU MAKE A QUICK PIVOT AND THAT'S WHEN YOU TEAR OR STRAIN A MUSCLE.))
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So to stay fit and competitive-- they advise easing into the battle so you can remain in the game longer.
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Virginia Tech football is now having a winning season--
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What's in store for the Hokies down the road? Mike Stevens has some answers in tonight's ticker.



S5-Tech


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Good Afternoon everybody and welcome to your Tuesday Two minute ticker!
Let's begin down in Blacksburg where the Virginia Tech Hokies are getting set for a big Homecoming weekend.
Since losing the first two games of the season, Virginia Tech has won three straight heading into this weekend's game against Akron.
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Last Saturday's win at Navy has raised Tech's record over the 500 mark for the first time this season.
And while the Hokies have struggled on offense, that record has the Tech coaches feeling optimistic about the remainder of the season.
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On the injury front, receiver Bryan Still is questionable for the game. He's still nursing a bad shoulder he injured in the Boston College game.

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The Major league baseball league championship series open tonight in Seattle and Cincinnati.
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The Braves and Reds open their best of seven series tonight at Riverfront stadium with the Braves hoping their pitching can overcome the Reds speed, depth and offensive firepower.
Tonight the Braves will throw Tom Glavine against Cincinnati's Pete Schourek.
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The other Ohio team hoping to make some noise tonight, the Cleveland Indians worked out at Jacob's Field yesterday before flying into Seattle last last night.
Both games get underway shortly after eight tonight.
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Also, don't forget the Roanoke Express will be rocking the Roundhouse tonight in the team's final preseason exhibition game of the year.
Faceoff at the Roanoke Civic Center is set for seven.
I'll be back in about a half hour with lots more.
Have a good evening. take a break

5-VIRGINIANS


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Virginia Tech has a great tradition of excellence on the football field, and that's true even during halftime. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
When the football teams leave the field, the Marching Virginians take to it, and Patrick Evans brings us an exclusive look at this world class marching band.
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DOUBLE BOX PATRICK/JEAN


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This time next year, history may be preserved in a new museum in Pearisburg.
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Keith, I understand they broke ground this morning.
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They did Jean, even though contractors haven't even put in their bids yet.
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The Giles County Historical Society says the early groundbreaking is testament to their confidence they'll come up with the money they need.
Plans also include renovation of a national historic landmark on the property, the Andrew Johnston House.
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We'll tell you more about the plans on News 7 at Six.
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That's it for NEWS-7 at FIVE-- before we wrap things up, let's head back out to Blacksburg for more from the Marching Virginians. Goodnight. LIVE=22-Blacksburg;