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Up next on News 7, a jury says Emmett Cressell Junior should spend the rest of his life in prison.
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and the dry weather is proving costly to area dairy farmers.
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The weather setup remains partly cloudy and cold for this time of year. Get used to lows in the 20's.

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New cancer fighting drugs are being tested in Roanoke to help patients suffering from bladder cancer.
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And dermatologists say hot showers in the cold winter months are not a good idea.
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A Grayson County jury decides the price Emmett Cressell junior should pay for taking the life of a former Marine.
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A panel of 12 jurors today sentenced Cressell to life in prison.
The jury made its decision after convicting Cressell of first degree murder in the death of Garnett G-P Johnson.
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Teresa Hamilton joins us from Independence with reaction from both sides.
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Teresa, is the monetary fine unusual in a case like this?[5-Bombing]


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The Mideast Peace process is ironically bringing yet more terror.
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A car bombing today in Jerusalem injured 21 people- and killed two suicide bombers.
The bombing is most most likely in retaliation of a peace agreement made beteen Israel and the Palestinians.
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((WHEN PRIME MINISTER NETANYAHU AND CHAIRMAN ARAFAT SIGNED THE WYE RIVER AGREEMENT THEY KNEW THEY WOULD FACE THIS MOMENT. THEY KNEW BOTH WOULD BE UNDER MORE DANGER AND TERRORISTS WOULD TARGET INNOCENT CIVIILIANS.))
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Palestinian Leader Yasser Arafat made a rare TV appearance today- He's calling on the Israeli people to help him stop terrorists who want to destroy the peace process.
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The drought has hit Franklin County dairy farmers in the wallet.
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Their cows don't have enough to eat.
This barn should be full of hay -- but it was too dry to harvest this year.
Melvin Montgomery will have to spend 30-thousand dollars to buy feed that he usually grows on his farm.
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((IF MILK PRICES GO UP SOME ... AUCTIONS NEXT YEAR.))
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The Farm Service Agency says if the governor declares the area a disaster, federal relief money will become available.
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((G.B. WASHBURN: COURSE YOU SAY SIX-POINT-NINE-BILLION-DOLLARS ... GREATLY NEED.))
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The Franklin County supervisors will decide later this month if it will ask the governor to intervene.
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Some people who run home businesses could be breaking the law in Christiansburg. We'll have that story next.
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and Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich is coming uder fire again. This time it's from members of his own party.
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On Health Check, we'll look at some of the causes and treatments for dry skin.
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We'll have that and more, stay with us. [cc sponsor]

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Some Republicans are calling for a change of leadership within the party-
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In fact this Louisiana Congressman wants Newt Gingrich's job as speaker of the House. He says the two are friends, but claims he's better for the job.
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((REP. BOB LIVINGSTON/R-LOUISIANA: I THINK HE'S A WONDERFUL HUMAN BEING. I REALIZE THE AMERICAN PEOPLE MADE THEIR OWN JUDGEMENT. I HAVE TOS AY I THINK THE MEDIA'S DONE A DISSERVICE TO NEWT GINGRICH BECAUSE I THINK HE'S A MAN OF INCREDIBLE TALENT. I JUST HAPPEN TO THINK THAT MY TALENTS AS A MANAGER AND AS A PERSON WHO CAN REACH OUT ARE MORE IN DEMAND THAN HIS TALENTS.))
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Republicans hold house leadership elections later this month.
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Meanwhile one longtime democrat is talking retirement.
Aides to Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan say he's not going to run for re-election in the year 2-thousand.
The New York senator is 71-years old- He's spent more than two decades in office.
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A town ordinance that people usually don't talk about is all of a sudden getting lots of attention in Christiansburg.

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It's a law that limits the way you run a business out of your own home.
The law says you can't keep products you intend to sell in your house...unless you made them yourself.
You can't invite people to your home to buy what you sell.
And you can't advertise your business.
Suzanne Russell didn't know about the ordinance.
She sold scrapbooks for a year and a half before the town found out what she was doing.
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((SUZANNE RUSSELL: NOW I'M TOLD I'M VIOLATING THE TOWN ORDINANCE AND I HAVE TO CEASE OPERATING MY BUSINESS.))
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This week the Christiansburg town council voted to uphold the law, saying it keeps business traffic out of residential areas.
But since so many people who run home businesses have protested the ordinance, council may take another look at it.
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((SCOTT WEAVER: IT WILL BE BROUGHT BACK UP. WE DON'T CLOSE THE DOOR ON THINGS.))
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Most towns and cities have an ordinance like the one in Christiansburg.
The difference is, the law isn't usually enforced.
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Voters in Danville will decide next year if they're willing to fund school building and renovation projects.
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Danville's city council agreed last night to put a 40-million dollar school bond referendum on the March 2nd ballot.

The school superintendent says upgrades at many of the schools are long overdue.
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((ANDY OVERSTREET: THAT BOND PROJECT WILL PAY FOR OUR ENTIRE FACILITIES PLAN TO UPGRADE OUR SCHOOLS FOR THE NEXT 20-YEARS. OVER 1/2 OF IT GOES TO THE COMPLETE RESTORATION AND RENOVATION OF GEORGE WASHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL WHICH WILL BE 50 YEARS OLD AT THE TURN OF THE CENTURY.))
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The other half of the money will be used to air condition all 15-school buildings and make them handicap accessible.

And there are plans to replace the deteriorating Glenwood Elementary will a brand new building.
If the bond referendum passes in March, these building and renovation projects would take place over a 10-year period.
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If you're looking for an interesting place to browse this weekend, stay with us. After this break, Patrick Evans will take us to a giant Craft show at the Salem Civic Center.
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Patrick Evans is going from one craft show to another.
Today he comes to us from Salem, where one of the areas largest crafters guilds is not only sponsoring a huge show, but also raising scholarship money.
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Coming up on today's two minute sports ticker, a rookie turns the fastest lap today at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
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Next on health check -- Two new cancer therapies -- one is a pain fighting narcotic.
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Plus an alternative treatment for bladder cancer is helping patient's live more normal lives.
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((DR. STEPHEN ROSENOFF/ONCOLOGIST: WHAT WE'RE DOING MORE AND MORE WITH CANCER IN GENERAL IS TRYING TO SAVE ORGANS, TRYING TO NOT HAVE PATIENTS LOSE VERY CRITICAL ORGANS SUCH AS THE BLADDER.))
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But within six months these new drugs are expected to be available. Doctors at Carilion Cancer Center are testing an alternative treatment for severe bladder cancer.
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This new type of chemotherapy means patients will no longer have to have the organ removed. The protocol targets patients with advanced, life-threatening invasive cancer.
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((DR. STEPHEN ROSENOFF/ONCOLOGIST: WE ARE ABLE TO USE A COMBINATION OF RADIATION AND CHEMOTHERAPY TOGETHER TO TRY TO EFFECT A CURE FOR PATIENTS THOUGH THOSE TREATMENTS ARE STILL IN THE EXPERIMENTAL PHASE.)) [SUPER 01-Dr. Stephen Rosenoff/Oncologist; ]
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The two new drugs, Taxol and Gemzar, destroy the cancer and prevent patients from having to undergo reconstructive bladder surgery. Both drugs are given in the vein, at the clinic as an outpatient service.
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((DR. STEPHEN ROSENOFF: WE'RE TRYING NOW TO COUPLE SOME OF THESE NEW AGENTS TOGETHER TO IMPROVE THE EFFECTIVENESS AND IMPROVE THE DURATION OF THE RESPONSE FOR THE PATIENT.))
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A new pain drug for cancer patients received approval yesterday.
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The food and drug Adminstration gave the go ahead for the drug (Act-ic)- Actiq which is more powerful than morphine.
The drug is for patients with severe pain they can not control with regular narcotic therapy.
It's dispensed as a flavored sugar lozenges that are dissolved in the mouth.
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ACTIQ won F-D-A approval despite concerns it could be enticing to young children.
To ease those fears... the drug will be required to come in packaging

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Now that we have to turn on our heating systems, many people are finding it difficult to keep their skin smooth and soft.
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((WHEN THE COLD AIR COMES WITH THE WINTER, MY HANDS WILL START TO GET DRY AND CRACK. I HAVE TO TAKE CARE OF THEM A LOT BETTER.))
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To restore moisture to dry skin, dermatologists recommend patients use light skin creams during the day and heavier versions at night.
And your choice of soap is just as important.
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((DR DAVID KAPLAN-DERMATOLOGIST: AS AN EXAMPLE, THE DEODORANT SOAPS AND THE ANTIBACTERIAL SOAPS TEND TO BE MUCH MORE DRYING SO WE LIKE TO AVOID THESE. THE SECOND THING IS WE DON'T LIKE TO USE THE WASH CLOTHES, THE POOFS, THE NETS-THE NETS-THE THINGS THAT ARE ABRASIVE TO THE SKIN. WE PREFERR YOU USE YOUR HANDS-THEY ARE USUALLY SUFFICIENT TO CLEAN YOU TO THE DEGREE YOU NEED TO BE.))
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Also those hot showers on a cold winter morning may feel good, but they're one of the leading causes of dry skin.
The hot water strips off the natural oils in your skin.
Shorter, cooler showers are recommended.
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In Sports, a rookie is on the pole in Atlanta.
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With that and the rest of today's qualifying, here's Mike Stevens.

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The two minute ticker is fast paced as usual for a Friday.
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Let's begin at the Atlanta Motor Speedway where the pole winning speed on the one and a half mile track was over a mile an hour faster than the pole winning speed for the Daytona 500.
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Kenny Irwin, who has had a roller coaster rookie year won the pole with a lap at 193 point 461 miles an hour.
Ward Burton was second, and this guy Gary Bradberry was dead last! He failed to complete his lap. Here's the top 25.

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Rick Mast was 35th, And Dale Earnhardt was only 38th today,[S5-FFE]


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The high school football regular season comes to close tonight with week number 11.
It will be the first chilly night of the season, but rest assured there will be plenty of hot action.
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And don't forget on Saturday we have a college doubleheader for you. Notre Dame takes on Boston College at Noon, while Alabama battles LSU at 3:30.
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And we also have a doubleheader on Sunday from the NFL. The Colts play the Dolphins at one while the Bills and Doug Flutie take on the Jets at four 15.
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Roy Stanley will be back here at six with your college game day note and the rest of the day's sports.
Have a safe weekend everybody. [take a break]

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What would you think of a newborn that weighs 500 pounds and already stands more than five feet tall?
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You'd probably think that's fairly normal- for a giraffe.
This is Isabel. She is the newest addition to the Fort Worth Zoo in Texas.
Isabel was welcomed into the world three weeks ago.
While she's already five feet seven inches now, Isabel is expected to grow to 16 feet in height when she's full grown- and weigh up to 26-hundred pounds.
Giraffe's by the way are the tallest mammals roaming the earth.
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