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Up next on News 7 at five-
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The House tries again to get the government up and running.
The missing husband of a Utah Congresswoman turns himself in.
Plus a woman who accused two Roanoke deputies of sexual assault is now pregnant.
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Wx-Heads
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Here's an update on the forecast. Clouds Saturday will give way to Sunshine by Sunday.

MEDICAL-hEADS


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A drug that's used to fight obesity in 65 other countries is one step closer to being approved in the U.S.
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Plus, when you're at your wits end with failed diet attempts, how about a personal trainer to help you get in shape...and stay that way.
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((I LOST ABOUT 20 POUNDS. MY BODY FAT HAS DECREASED. AND I JUST FEEL GREAT. ))
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If at first you don't succeed try again- That's what the house is doing.
Today it approves yet another spending plan-
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Good Evening, this is NEWS-7 at Five, I'm Jean Jadhon.
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The seven year plan balances the budget in seven years and cuts taxes.
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It passed late this afternoon, but not without a fight-
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((WHY DO THE REPUBLICANS STEAL FROM OUR CHILDREN, THE ELDERLY AND THE POOR? THEY SAY THEY WANT TO HELP FAMILIES AND THEN THEY RAISE TAXES ON 32 MILLION WORKING AMERICAN FAMILIES.)) 14:08:05 ((IF WE WIN OUR BALANCED BUDGET TODAY, FAMILIES WILL SAVE 37 THOUSAND DOLLARS IN MORTGAGE SAVINGS. WITH THE PRESIDENT YOU LOSE. IF WE WIN EVERY FAMLIY CAN BUY A CAR FOR 900 DOLLARS LESS. WITH THE PRESIDENT YOU LOSE. IF WE WIN, EVERY FAMILY FINANCES A COLLEGE EDUCATION FOR TEN THOUSAND DOLLAR LESS. WITH THE PRESIDENT YOU LOSE. IT'S WORTH A BALANCED BUDGET.))
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The President has promoised to veto the bill.
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Meanwhile National Parks remain closed.
Tourists are being turned away at places like the Grand Canyon because of the government shutdown.
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The Federal shutdown continues to plague Southwest Virginia.
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The Blue Ridge Parkway will stay open for motorists, but concession areas and campground sites will be closed.
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That includes Peaks of Otter Lodge.
The facility is privately owned and operated, but the land belongs to the government.
The shutdown causes a major dilemma because those workers are not Federal employees.
Officials say they'll be without a job indefinitely.
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((DON HUMPHREYS/PEAKS OF OTTER: WHAT PEOPLE WE DON'T NEED FOR JUST ANSWERING THE TELEPHONE AND MAINTAINING A WATCH ON THE PROPERTY TWENTY- FOUR HOURS A DAY THEN THE REMAINDER OF THE EMPLOYEES WILL BE LAID OFF. ))
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But workers aren't the only ones disappointed by the closure.
Weekend lodge guests are being forced to pack up their belongings and look for a new vacation spot.
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((GARY CAMP/LODGE GUEST: THEY GAVE US A PHONE NUMBER FOR ANOTHER HOTEL CLOSE BY SO WE'LL MOVE OVER THERE FOR TOMORROW. ))
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Lodge officials say they're prepared to reopen as soon as they get word from Washington.

5-Hunting-Ax


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A hunter was apparently mistaken for game by another hunter this afternoon in Franklin County.
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The victim was airlifted to Roanoke Memorial Hospital about an hour ago.
The sheriff says he understands the 42-year old victim is in "pretty bad shape."
Authorities are still trying to reach family members, so they're withholding the name, for now.
Sheriff Quint Overton says he has heard from the Game Warden only by radio, so he doesn't have any details of the incident.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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A NEWS 7 photographer at the site of the accident reports the victim was shot in the right shoulder.
Regular open season doesn't begin until Monday. The incident this afternoon in the Union Hall area involved black-powder muzzle-loaders.

5-Waldholtz


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The Husband of a Utah congresswoman has turned himself into authorities.
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Joe Waldholtz vanished Saturday amid investigations into his personal finances and the handling of his wife's campaign funds.
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((HIS ATTORNEY CALLED LATE YESTERDAY AND INDICATED HE WAS REPRESENTING JOE WALDHOLTZ AND THAT MR. WALDHOLTZ WANTED TO TURN HIMSELF INTO AUTHORITIES.))
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Congresswoman Enid Waldholtz says her family is hurt-
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((REP. ENID WALDHOLTZ/R-UTAH: I KNOW THEY ARE ALL SAD AND HURT AND I AM AS WE NOW TRY TO COMPREHEND WHAT JOE'S DONE.))
SUPER=01-Rep. Enid Waldholtz/(R) Utah;
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OUT Q=comphrehend what Joe's done."
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The FBI alleges Joe Waldholtz was involved in a nearly two million dollar fraud scheme.

5-Neighbors


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A Roanoke woman who accused two sheriff deputies of sexual assault is pregnant with twins.
Special prosecutor Bob Bushnell says the babies are due within the month.
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Ronlyn Eaton claims the deputies, David Keith Bell and Larry Dean Neighbors, sexually assaulted her after she asked them for a ride home from a bar.
During a motions hearing this morning Bushnell asked for an April court date.
By that time, the prosecution hopes to have results of a paternity test.
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((BOB BUSHNELL/SPECIAL PROSECUTOR: SHE IS PREGNANT AND HER MEDICAL HISTORY AND TIMING IS SUCH THAT TO BE CONSISTENT WITH THE POSSIBILITY ONE OF THESE TWO GENTLEMEN IS THE FATHER.)) ((TONY ANDERSON/BELL'S DEFENSE ATTORNEY: WE WEREN'T AWARE OF THAT GOING INTO TODAY'S HEARING. WE LOOK FORWARD TO GETTING THE COMPLETE RESULTS.))
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The defense was also seeking a motion to have the prosecution disclose Eaton's sexual history.
The court ruled that only previous rape allegations and whatever sexual history that appears on police reports was admissible.
The defense will also have access to the victim's prior criminal convictions and her medical records.
Bell is accused of sodomy and Neighbors is accused of rape and sodomy.
Both worked as guards in the Roanoke City Jail and are on administrative leave without pay.
The trial date is scheduled for April 23rd.

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Did the stock market close at an all time high today? Coming up on NEWS-7 at FIVE, we'll do the numbers crunch.
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And a little later-- there's a turf battle brewing at a church playground between man and 300-pound Black Bear.
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On Health Check--
Dexfenfluramine is one step closer to government approval.
That's the anti-obesity medication used in dozens of countries.
Plus, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman makes our Health news today. 2-SHOT
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A special collection of Christmas Cards is hot off the presses.
ANCHOR=Connie


Patrick Evans has a live report on that later on NEWS-7 at FIVE. cc sponsor

5-School-Shooting


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Another teen's been arrested in this week's high school shooting in Tennessee.
Police say the teen is charged with aiding and abetting- in the shooting.
It was earlier this week that police say a high school senior walked into the school and fatally shot a teacher and a student.
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Today it was back to school for students at the Lynnville Tennessee high school.
School opened for half a day with counselors on hand to talk with students.
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5-Beidler


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A federal jury in Lynchburg is deciding the fate of former Amherst mayor Roger Beidler.
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Beidler is standing trial on nine counts of money laundering in connection with a drug and gambling ring in central Virginia.
Prosecutors say Beidler took more than 100- thousand dollars from ringleader Wendell Wood, and invested it in a real estate development.
To avoid filing a federal transaction report, Beidler made the deposits in amounts of less than ten- thousand dollars.
Beidler testified today he never knew the source of Wood's money and only broke up the deposits to protect Wood's privacy.
The jury began its deliberations about an hour ago.
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5-DOW


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Wall Street narrowly missed a big milestone today.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average, the stock market's most closely watched index, came within a dozen points of hitting the FIVE-THOUSAND mark. double box Jean/Len
Len Besthoff's here to explain.
So Len, how did the Dow finish up this afternoon?
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Jean the Dow closed at a record 49-hundred-89, just a few points shy of the 5000 mark.
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Now a lot of people are wondering how this could be happening with the budget crisis going on in Washington, but one local stockbroker says the budget battle is actually BOOSTING Wall Street's enthusiasm about the economy.
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((GEORGE BRAMMER/A.G. EDWARDS & SONS INC.: THE MARKET BELIEVES THIS TURMOIL WILL ALL BE RESOLVED POSITIVELY. WE DON'T KNOW HOW MANY DAYS IT WILL TAKE, BUT WHEN IT'S RESOLVED WE'LL BE MUCH CLOSER TO A BALANCED BUDGET.))
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Most analysts also agree that the prospect of lower interest rates also has a lot of Wall Streeters in a positive, bullish mood, Jean?
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(QUESTION: So why is this 5000 number so significant?)
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The Ronald McDonald House has been dubbed the house that love built--
Now it is hoping you'll share the spirit of the holidays with it.
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There is nothing worse than being sick and away from home, especially during the Holidays. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Each year the Ronald McDonald house helps families spend time together while children are receiving medical care, and each year the House issues a Christmas card to help raise funs, as Patrick Evans reports today.
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SUPER=22-Roanoke;
SUPER=01-Rebecca Ann Danahy/Green Valley 2nd Grader;
SUPER=01-Teresa Thomas/Ronald McDonald House;

DOUBLE BOX PATRICK/ROBIN
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ANCHOR=Jean
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Friday Football Extra hits the road for the regional semi-finals-- Mike has tonight's schedule in the Two Minute Ticker.
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On Health Check, do you have motivation problems, when it comes to physical fitness?
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How about a personal trainer-- to help you exercise and eat the right way.
We'll visit The Training Edge.
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((IT REALLY DEPENDS ON WHAT THE PERSON IS LOOKING FOR, BUT WE BASICALLY HELP PEOPLE GET INTO BETTER CARDIOVASCULAR SHAPE, WE HELP TO REDUCE SIZE, TOTAL BODY WEIGHT, SHAPE, INCREASE YOUR MUSCLE MASS, SHOW PEOPLE THE PROPER WAY TO DO THE EXERCISES. ))
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5-Obesity-Drug


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A new anti-obesity drug is a step closer to federal approval.
A federal panel will recommend to the Food and Drug Administration that dexfenfluramine be approved for sale in the United States.
Interneuron Pharmaceuticals will market the drug.
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Dexfenfluramine has been available for sale in 65 countries for the past ten years.
The panel here though was concerned about possible adverse side effects of taking the drug over a long period of time.
Dexfenfluramine works by altering the brain chemical serotonin to make people feel full, even when they've eaten less.
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The F-D-A usually acts favorable on the recommendations of its scientific panels.
So far, no indication as to WHEN the agency would act.

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One-third of all Americans are overweight-- with the holidays coming, that statistic may even increase.
Physicians agree the best way to lose those pounds is a healthy diet and exercise-- if that's easier said than done for you, maybe a personal trainer is the key.
That's what the Training Edge has to offer.
Denise Tolusso has been in business for less than two years, and already she's helped hundreds of people.
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((DENISE TOLUSSO/THE TRAINING EDGE: WE'VE TRAINED EVERYONE FROM 86-YEAR-OLD WOMEN WHO COME IN HERE BECAUSE THEY HAVE OSTEOPOROSIS TO STRENGTHEN THEIR BONES TO 12 AND 15 YEAR OLD LACROSSE PLAYERS. SO WE WILL REALLY WORK WITH PEOPLE ON A WIDE VARIETY OF NEEDS.))
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And those needs may vary, depending on the client.
Some want to get in better cardiovascular shape, others want to lose weight or increase muscle mass.
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((CINDY CONNERS:I DECIDED TO COME HERE BECAUSE OF MY BLOOD PRESSURE, AND I WANTED TO GET MY BODY WEIGHT UNDER CONTROL AND I JUST FEEL SO MUCH BETTER AND I JUST HAVE A WHOLE NEW OUTLOOK ON LIFE. ))
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That new outlook can also be attributed to Conners recent 20 pound weight loss at the Training Edge.
There's no prior experience necessary here, as certified personal trainers offer one-on one attention.
Tolusso has found that for many, the key is working with weights, and changing their metabolism.
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((50 PERCENT OF THE PEOPLE THAT COME HERE HAVE ZERO METABOLISM. THAT'S BECAUSE THEY KEEP GOING ON DIETS, THEY STARVE THEMSELVES AND SO THEIR BODY THINKS THAT EVERYTHING THAT'S COMING IN THEY HOLD ON TO BECAUSE THEY ARE STARVING. AND THE MINUTE THEY GO BACK TO EATING NORMALLY OR REGULARLY THEY GAIN A LOT OF WEIGHT. SO WE REALLY TRY TO KEEP THE REST OF YOUR LIFE PLAN, WHAT YOU NEED TO DO TO CHANGE THINGS FOR THE REST OF YOUR PLAN. WE DON'T GO ON A DIET HERE, BUT WE WATCH WHAT WHAT WE EAT, TRY TO EAT REAL FOOD. GOOD FOOD.))
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Tolusso will share her "good food" with the public tomorrow. take pinnacle
The Training Edge will hold an open house from one to five p.m. for people interested in checking out the facility, and the concept.
The office is located at South Park at 4504 Starkey Road.
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Wear comfortable clothing, and Tolusso will give you a free fitness and cardiovascular test.

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Personnal trainers can of course be expensive-- they've long been a staple of the Hollywood set.
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Despite working constantly with a personal trainer, actress Jane Seymour's waist has gone from 23 to 40 inches.
That's because the 40-year-old is expecting twins.
Seymour puts in a full day on the set of "Dr. Quinn-Medicine Woman", but spends her break time going through a strenuous exercise routine with a pre-natal fitness instructor.
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((BERGITTA GALLO/PRE-NATAL FITNESS INSTRUCTOR: SHE'S A HIGH RISK PREGNANCY DUE TO HER AGE. DUE TO THE FACT THAT SHE'S CARRYING TWINS. JANE SEYMOUR/ACTRESS: THERE'S SO MUCH WEIGHT IN FRONT THAT MY BACK LITERALLY COLLAPSES AND I GET TERRIBLE BACK PAIN.))
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Early on, it wasn't easy hiding Seymour's pregnancy from the cameras-- but they managed, having her hold flowers and hats over her growing stomach.
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Good afternoon everyone, welcome to your Friday Ticker. We start in the freezer where Express head coach Frank Anzalone has shaken things up a little bit.
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Before practice at the Round House this morning, Anzalone announced that Daniel Berthiaume will make his first start in goal.
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((FRANK ANZALONE/EXPRESS HEAD COACH:))
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Also, in an attempt to find a better chemistry for winning Anzalone is temporarily switching up his captains roster. Craig Herr will take over the captainship tonight for Dave Stewart. Stewart and Jeff Jestadt will serve as assistant captains. The team knows it needs something to get them going.
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The Express takes on South Carolina tonight. The puck drops at 7:30.

S5-FFE


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Friday Football Extra shifts into its postseason mode tonight for the regional semi-finals.
We'll have the highlights of eight games for tonight including three in Northern Virginia as we follows GW, Cave Spring and E. C. Glass.
Ww'll also have all of tonight's local playoff action for you at 11:35.
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And the college basketball season tips off tonight in Lexington with Washington & Lee hosting its annual two day tournament.
The Generals hope to play an uptempo style under first year head coach Kevin Moore.
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((CAM DYER/WASHINGTON AND LEE SENIOR:))
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ANCHOR=Mike
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Also, don't forget about Cave Spring's midnight madness tomorrow night as the school celebrates the start of the high school hoop season.
The Party begins tomorrow night at 9:30 with pizza, soda and hoops.
It only costs 2 dollars and a can of canned food to get in.
Last year over 11 hundred bucks was raised for Ronald McDonald house and scholarship fund.
Have a good night everybody. take a break

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A new housing development in Chesapeake has apparently moved in on a black bear's digs.
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The 300-pound bear is now frequenting a nearby church playground. Every afternoon the black bear comes out looking for food.
Residents nearby are worried because of children who play in the area, as well as a riding range next door.
But many people are also concerned about the bear's safety.
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((THEY HAD CALLED ANIMAL CONTROL AND THE NORFOLK ZOO BECAUSE IT IS TIME FOR THE HUNTERS TO COME OUT AND THE HUNTERS CAN KILL HIM. AND THEY DON'T WANT HIM HURT. BUT THEY WON'T DO ANYTHING ABOUT IT.))
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That's because they CAN'T do anything about it unless the bear becomes a nuisance.
So for now authorities, say they prefer to just leave him alone.
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ANCHOR=Jean

All this week on NEWS-7 at Six and Eleven, we've looked at the ins and outs of the tobbaco industry.
double boxes TRACY/Jean


Tonight in the final part of "Tobacco Under Fire" we'll show you some sparks of hope that could spawn a new blaze of glory for the golden leaf. Tracy Altizer joins us from Blacksburg with a preview.
ANCHOR=TRACY
SUPER=@TRACY1;
SUPER=22-Blacksburg;


Jean, we know all about the health risks from tobacco use,
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SUPER=03-Blacksburg;

but researchers right here in Blacksburg are finding some important medicinal uses for the golden leaf.
In fact, they now believe tobacco may provide a cure for a rare and potentially deadly disease.
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I'll have more on that and other research at six o-clock.
ANCHOR=Jean
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