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Next on News 7-
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Women are officially on the rat line at VMI.
A suspected killer leaves behind a home laced with explosives.
And how would you like to be a talk show guest- while having lunch.
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Wx-Heads
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The rains are moving out now and cool air will stick around for quite some time. Details just ahead.

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It's the culmination of 20 years of research--
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a high-tech interactive computer program designed to enhance kids language skills.
The story, on Health Check.
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Its the scenerio only talked about until today...
Women in the rat line at Virginia Military Institute.
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5-VMI-DAY-3


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Good Evening, I'm Jean Jadhon
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They say its the toughest longest day for these new recruits...
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Keith Humphry was in the middle of it, and he's on post to tell us how the men and women at VMI did today.
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(questions: So where did those rats come from?)


5-Citadel


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In Charleston, South Carolina-- NO charges will be filed in the alleged hazing and harrassment of two female cadets at the Citadel.
The women left the school earlier this year.
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Kim Messer and Jeanie Mentavlos said their clothes were set on fire-
The Charleston County Prosecutor says the state's anti-hazing law does NOT cover the type of incident the women reported.
He also says there's no proof of criminal intent, ruling out an assault charge.
Fourteen male cadets were punished or left school as a result of The Citadel's investigation.
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5-UPS


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The 15-day walkout at United Parcel Service is over.
Strikers have traded their picket signs for packages... and they're getting back to business as usual.
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Tonya Flory is at the Roanoke UPS hub where it's a very different scene from the last two weeks.
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Jean, ad lib busy day...since the settlement Monday night
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a few weeks away.")
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Although many UPS trucks are moving again it's a long road back to where the company was two weeks ago.
And it still may mean some employees will lose their jobs.
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((WARREN KING:WE CERTAINLY HOPE THAT IT WON'T HAPPEN AGAIN WE REALLY WON'T KNOW THE FULL EFFECT UNTIL A COUPLE WEEKS FROM NOW WHEN ALL OF OUR CUSTOMERS ARE COMING BACK OR NOT COMING BACK AND WE KNOW THE FULL DETAILS. WE ANTICIPATE SOME, NATIONWIDE WE EXPECT ABOUT 5-PERCENT BUT HOPEFULLY THAT WILL NOT BE THE CASE IS WHAT WE'D LIKE TO SEE))
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UPS says its main priority right now is too get the volume back and have all the employees delivering packages again.
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Coming up at 6...we'll let you know if UPS customers are returning to the company or if their loyalty and business are going somewhere else.
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Has Grayson County deserved a bad reputation-- following a bizarre murder?
That story next on NEWS-7 at FIVE.
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And First Union continues to grow in the Commonwealth-- its latest acquisition: a Richmond based securities firm...with workers in our region.
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A high-tech way to help kids with language-learning impairments.
These computer games offer an aerobic workout for the brain.
The story on Health Check. 2-SHOT
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Take a trip with us to the Mill Mountain Zoo...
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Boris the snow leopard is the host...stick around. cc sponsor
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5-Grayson-Murder


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The murder case in Grayson County where a black man was killed, decapitated and burned has received national attention.
But what do residents in the County think about the murder?
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Teresa Hamilton is in our Blacksburg Newsroom with reaction.
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Some residents worry the racial allegations
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attached to the crime have given outsiders the wrong idea about Grayson County.
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Ervin Phipps is still haunted by the murder of his friend.
Garnett "GP" Johnson was at a party last month when he was doused with gasoline, burned and decapitated.
The Virginia N-double-A-C-P and the victim's family believe race was a factor.
Only four percent of Grayson County is black.
Phipps, who was raised there believes Johnson's murder is an isolated incident.
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5-NH-Shooting


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A man suspected in a shooting rampage in New Hampshire - (----------------)
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apparently left behind a home booby trapped with explosives. 67 year old Carl Drega allegedly killed four people yesterday before he was shot to death.
It's believed he burned down his home and planned on hurting those who came to his property.
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((MICHAEL RAMSDELL/ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY GENERAL: BASED ON THE FACT THAT IT'S CLAER THAT HIS RESIDENCE WAS BURNED TO THE GROUND AND YET THE OTHER BUILDINGS ARE VIRTUALLY UNTOUCHED, WE ARE OPERATING UNDER THE ASSUMPTION THAT THERE HAVE BEEN TRAPS LAID THERE FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL.))
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Officers found amonium nitrate- an apparent hit list and a tunnels under the buildings.
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5-Wheat-First


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First Union has become the "Pac Man" of the Virginia financial world lately, gobbling up nearly everything in sight.
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In the past month it's bought Signet Bank of Richmond,SUPER=03-Richmond;

and today it announced the purchase of Wheat First Butcher Singer, a securities firm also from Richmond.
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((MARC ROSE/WHEAT FIRST BUTCHER SINGER: BANKS HAVE BEEN GETTING MORE AGGRESSIVE AND THEY'VE BEEN GETTING INTO THIS MARKET, AND THEY CAN DO THINGS THAT WE JUST CAN'T DO, AND NOW WE HAVE THE ABILITY TO DO ALL THOSE THINGS THAT WE WEREN'T ABLE TO DO A DAY AGO. ))
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The Charlotte bank will pay Wheat First 471-million dollars, in the form of First Union stock.
First Union says there won't be any major changes in employment or the location of Wheat First's offices.
Wheat First WILL have a new name: Wheat First Union.
The firm has a half dozen offices in this area.
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Mill Mountain Zoo's lodging for the animals is quite impressive...
Next, Patrick takes us on a tour of Boris' home.
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STOCKS BUMP NEXT

5-BORIS


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Mill Mountain Zoo continues to expand-- adding new and more spacious accommodations for the animals. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Boris the Snow Leopard has recently moved into his new digs, and Patrick Evans is up at Mill Mountain to check things out.
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In tonight's Two Minute Ticker-- what kind of punishment is a Washington Redskin getting for beating a teammate.
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On Health Check-- an innovative way to help children with language learning impairments--
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using computer games to help them re-learn some pretty important skills.
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((ADITI SILVERSTEIN/INNOVATIVE THERAPIES: CHILDREN ARE MAKING GAINS OF A YEAR AND A HALF TO TWO YEARS IN LANGUAGE LEARNING SKILLS IN A SIX TO EIGHT WEEK TIME. ))
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5-Innovative-Therapies


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For most kids, language comes naturally-- the skills necessary to process information, and communicate with others.
But about ten percent of all children have difficulties distinguishing between certain elements of speech.
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((DIANE WALKER: MY SON GOT SO REPETITIOUS WITH HIS SPEECH THAT WE ACTUALLY STOPPED SPEECH THERAPY ON THE ADVICE OF HIS SPEECH THERAPIST BECAUSE IT WAS VERY STATIC, HE JUST KEPT REPEATING THINGS SO WE WERE WORKING ON HIS SPEECH AT HOME, JUST CORRECTING AS WE GO. AND WE'VE KNOWN FOR SOME TIME, HIS SPEECH PROBLEM WAS BECAUSE OF THE WAY HE HEARD THINGS.))
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9-year-old Paul Walker and his 7-year-old sister Ruthanna have language-learning impairments.
Their mother turned to Roanoke's Innovative Therapies for help.
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((ADITI SILVERSTEIN/INNOVATIVE THERAPIES: SOMETIMES IT IS AS OBVIOUS AS A CHILD NOT SPEAKING VERY MUCH, HAVING DIFFICULTY SPEAKING, EITHER YOU CANT UNDERSTAND THE WORDS THEY SAY OR THEY'RE NOT USING COMPLETE SENTENCES. OR THEY SPEAK VERY INFREQUENTLY, AND SOMETIMES SOME OF THESE KIDS ARE SPEAKING ALL THE TIME AND YOU CAN'T KEEP THEM QUIET, SO IT CAN BE EITHER EXTREME.))
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Silverstein is using a language-training computer program called Fast ForWord to get them up to speed.
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Fast ForWord is comprised of exercises which play more like games-- designed to hone language and learning skills using computer-generated artificial speech and digital tones and sounds.
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((ADITI SILVERSTEIN: THEY ARE WORKING AT THEIR OWN LEVEL THEY DO MAKE SOME MISTAKES AND ARE AWARE OF IT, GET IT RIGHT AND ARE REWARDED, BUT THEY ARE MOVING AT THEIR OWN PACE SO THEY ARE ALWAYS SUCCEEDING. ))
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Ronda Timmerman also credits Fast ForWord with helping her daughter.
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((RONDA TIMMERMANN/PARENT: IF YOU TOLD HER TO GO TO HER ROOM AND GET HER SHOES AND HER SOCKS AND A BOOK BAG, SHE'D COME BACK WITH A BOOK BAG. I KNEW SHE WAS HEARING ME, IT WAS AS IF, SHE DIDN'T REMEMBER, AND SHE'D GO BACK AND HAVE TO DO IT A COUPLE OF TIMES AND THAT IS WHAT MADE US THINK SOMETHING IS NOT CLICKING. ))
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Since going through the program, Timmerman's daughter can now listen and process information better-- she's also opened up.
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((ADITI SILVERSTEIN:WE'RE NOT SAYING THAT THESE KIDS ARE SUDDENLY NORMAL AND DON'T NEED ANY MORE THERAPY, BUT IT'S LIKE NOW YOU CAN START TO WORK WITH THEM, THEY'VE MADE SUCH GAINS THAT THEY ARE UNDERSTANDING WHAT YOU'RE WORKING ON, AND THEY CAN MAKE MORE RAPID GAINS.))
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Silverstein says the program is also cost effective.
It may run about three-thousand dollars for say, daily sessions for six weeks...but she says it's much cheaper than a year's worth of therapy-- with potentially GREAT results.
2-shot-toss
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TIme now for sports--football dominates tonight's ticker--
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Steve Mason has the latest off the field from the Washington Redskins.

S5-Westbrook


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Good Evening everybody-- it's time for the mid-week ticker...
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The Washington Redskins have issued their first form of punishment on wide Receiver Michael for his violent outburst yesterday at Skins training camp.
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During a normal training camp practice all was going well until Westbrook jumped on running back Stephen Davis and punched him repeatedly in the face. Coach Norv Turner quickly kicked Westbrook out of practice.
Westbrook WILL NOT make the trip to Miami for tomorrow nights exhibition game with the Dolphins. Turner made the announcement today after the morning practice.
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One baseball note. Colorado Rockies pitcher Billy Swift, who rehabbed with the Salem Avalanche in June, has been released by the Major League organization. Swift was 14 and 10 after coming off the DL since the All Star break.
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S5-Stuff


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On to the college ranks where former Staunton River standout and now Virginia Tech walk on Jarrett Ferguson is tuning some heads in Blacksburg this pre season.
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The freshman tailback amassed 44 yards on just three carries yesterday in the second Virginia Tech football scrimmage of the pre-season. For Ferguson, the toughest challenge has been mental, not physical.
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Ferguson gets his next chance to display his talents this Friday night in the Hokies third pre season scrimmage at 7pm at Lane Stadium Worsham Field. While he has made a big impression so far, he understands that Tech's backfield is already well stocked.
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That's a wrap for 5-Coming up at six, we will check in on Chip Sullivan as he gets ready for the Greater Vancouver Open
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and our Friday Football Extra previews continue, this time our cameras drop in on the G.W. Danville Eagles. See ya at 6.
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5-Kicker


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How would you like to eat lunch and star in a talk show all at once.
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You can at Television City-
The new restaruant features over 130 teleivison monitors- Patrons can watch T-V while they eat- just like home.
But here they can star in a talk show or news segment-- and walk out with a tape to take home.
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((REGIS PHILBIN/RESTAURANT CO-OWNER: IT TAKES A CERTAIN BREED YA KNOW WHAT I MEAN WHO REALLY WANTS IT WHO WILL DARE TO SIT IN THAT SEAT AND ANSWER THOSE PENETRATING QUESTIONS. ANY TAKERS TODAY? SEE WHAT I MEAN. CHICKEN.))
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Susan Lucci and Joan Rivers are the other co-owners. (----------------)