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A murder mystery in Franklin County tops NEWS-7 at SIX.

Tina Tenret will tell you what we know, so far.
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And we'll check in on Veterans Day observances is several parts of Western Virginia.
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Tonight in sports, it's national signing day for high school senior hoopsters, the Hokies are sure whether to thank West Virginia or hit the Eers.
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And Ronald Curry talks about what will liekly be a rude homecoming this Saturday in Charlottesville.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[TAPE#98-57 1:55:17]
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Sheriff's deputies in Franklin County have a mystery on their hands, and for now, they don't have much to work with. [Take Graphic map -- ESS 1000] They discovered a man's body yesterday near Sydnorsville, between Rocky Mount and Martinsville in Franklin County. [Pull Tina full/Newsroom] Tina Tenret has been following the story today. She's in our newsroom with the latest.
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Keith, a neighbor found this man's body but deputies don't know who he is, where he's from, or who killed him.
He was black, wearing a sports shirt, gold bracelets and underwear, but no pants.
(Rollcue: no pants)
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Sheriff's deputies found the man lying face down in these leaves.
Someone had set him on fire so he was partially burned.
An autopsy report found two fatal gunshot wounds, one in his head, another in his body.
But they don't know whether he was killed here.
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((IT COULD HAVE BEEN HE WAS SHOT AND KILLED AT ANOTHER LOCATION AND HIS BODY WAS DUMPED AT THIS PARTICULAR LOCATION.))


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[Live= Tina full/Newsroom]


Now, sheriff's deputies have sent the man's picture to law enforcement officials in nearby areas.
[Double Boxes=Keith&Tina/Newsroom]


They say they'll count on missing persons reports to find out who this man is.
(Keith: do they have any suspects in the crime?)


No concrete suspects right now, Keith, but deputies have been running back and forth to Rockingham County in North Carolina.
They heard someone there may have committed a similar shooting.


[Cook-Composites]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#98-65 48:46]
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A Southside plastics plant will pay more than 100-thousand dollars for hazardous waste violations.
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Cook Composites of Chatham has reached a settlement with the U-S Environmental Protection Agency, a year after it was first cited for problems.
In addition to paying the fine, the company has agreed to correct its alleged violations for disposing hazardous waste. The E-P-A did not specify what kind of waste was involved.
As part of the settlement, Cook Composites has also agreed to spend 50-thousand dollars to find a new recycling technology to reduce the amount of hazardous waste the plant produces.
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[NRV-Veterans]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-61 1:40:51]
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This Veterans Day is one that a local soldier will remember for the rest of his life.
It's a far cry from the homecoming he remembers 30 years ago.
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I-C (Mau-drick) Modrick was a prisoner of War in Vietnam.
He says when he first came home, Americans spat on him more than once. Today he was honored during a Veterans Day ceremony in Dublin. He was too emotional too speak for himself.
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((PATTY MODRICK/WIFE OF VIETNAM POW; THIS IS OVERWHELING HIM BECAUSE IT BRINGS BACK ALL THE MEMORIES OF MEN WHO DIED IN HIS ARMS. THE THINGS THAT HAPPENED AND HE'S BASICALLY IN MOURNING FOR THEM.))
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Lynchburg's Monument Terrace served as the backdrop for Veterans Day ceremonies there today.
Dozens of local veterans were on hand, including World War One veteran Lindsay Butler Senior and six men who stormed Omaha Beach on D- Day in 1944.
Lynchburg lost 15 native sons during that invasion...nearby Bedford another 21.
Retired Colonel Donald Boyd told the crowd he hopes young people understand and appreciate the price that was paid to preserve the freedoms they enjoy today.
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[WWI-Vet]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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A local veteran of World War One says the only thing that prevailed from the "war to end all wars" was the selfishness of mankind.
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98-year old Cary Campbell says wars will continue to be fought, because members of the human race have not learned to accept one another.
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((CARY CAMPBELL/WWI VETERAN; WE DON'T THINK OF EACH OTHER AS BROTHER OR SISTER OR FRIEND. IN A LOT OF CASES WE CONSIDER OTHER THINGS WITHOUT REASON. THEREFORE IT DISTURBS THE PEACE.))
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Campbell says Veterans Day should serve as a time for Americans not only to honor those who fought and died in wars past, but to search for ways to make peace with one another.

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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[TAPE#=98-62 1:15:00]
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A Vietnam veteran has another calling on his mind today. He is asking doctors, nurses and other health care workers to help victims of Hurricane Mitch.
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Curtis Cloud is hoping to get teams of five to 10 volunteers to help staff a small hospital in Nicaragua that's overflowing with patients.
He said volunteers should be willing to help out for at least one WEEK in some harsh conditions.
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((CURTIS CLOUD: THEY WOULD BE LIVING IN ADVERSE CONDITIONS. THEY MAY BE LIVING IN A TENT, SLEEPING IN A COT--EATING C- RATIONS OR THE MILITARY RATIONS--I DON'T KNOW WHAT THEY CALL THEM NOW--DRINKING BOILED WATER IN OUTLYING VILLAGES AND TRYING TO HELP THOSE PEOPLE THERE.))
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Cloud said the need for medical help will likely last for another two to three YEARS.
Anyone interested in volunteering should contact the Penn Forest Church of God.
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Banker, part-time state Senator and undisputed expert on the electrical industry jumps ship to head one of the utilities he's been deregulating.
We'll talk to Jack Reasor in a moment.
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Later, a town needs new classrooms, but there's still a big question to answer ... with millions of tax dollars at stake.
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Bluefield State Senator Jack Reasor is the undisputed expert among his fellow Senators on Virginia's electric utility industry.
In a matter of weeks, he'll go over to the other side, as the C-E-O of one of the state's biggest utilities.
What does it mean for the public?
Ellen Qualls reports.
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(( Jack Reasor's served Wythe, Tazewell, Bland, Buchanan, and Russell in the Senate since 1992.
But his real job has been vice-president of a bank.
Now, Reasor's moving up--taking the over the helm of the million customer Old Dominion Electric Cooperative.
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((STEVE CALOS/COMMON CAUSE OF VIRGINIA: WELL MY FIRST THOUGHT WAS THAT IT WAS A REAL CATCH FOR THE INDUSTRY. AND HE DOES HAVE A BODY OF KNOWLEDGE THAT PROBABLY NOBODY ELSE IN THE LEGISLATURE HAS. SO IT'S A LOSS IN THAT REGARD. BUT MY BIG FEELING WAS HERE WE GO AGAIN. THERE HAVE BEEN CASES OF THIS SORT BEFORE AND I'M SURE BEFORE THE LAW IS CHANGED WE'LL SEE CASES OF THIS SORT AGAIN IN THE FUTURE.))
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Reasor is after all the acknowledged legislative expert on deregulating the power industry.
Now he'll be using that knowledge on behalf of the industry.
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((SENATOR JACK REASOR: OLD DOMINION ELECTRICAL DID NOT HIRE ME AS A LOBBYIST. I'M GOING TO BE PRESIDENT AND C.E.O. I'M GOING TO BE VERY BUSY IN JANUARY AND FEBRUARY, TRYING TO RUN AN ELECTRIC COMPANY. I DO NOT INTEND TO SPEND A LOT OF TIME AT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.))
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((LARRY SABATO/U.Va. POLITICAL ANALYST: IF WE WANT TO HAVE A FULL-TIME PROFESSIONAL LEGISLATURE, THEN PERHAPS THERE CAN BE SOME DIFFERENT ETHICAL STANDARDS AND GUIDEPOSTS. BUT BY AND LARGE, I THINK IT'S REASONABLE TO THINK THAT LEGISLATORS CAN GO THROUGH THE REVOLVING DOOR IF IT SUITS THEIR INTERESTS AND THE NEEDS OF THEIR CAREER.))
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It does not suit the needs of the Democratic Party of Virginia.
Fellow Democrate and House member Jackie Stump even decided NOT to run for Reasor's seat because he didn't want to jeopardize the 50-50 party split in the House.

Ellen Qualls, News 7.))[Goldman-Radio]


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If you're worried about who else is keeping the lawmakers honest-- former Democratic party chairman Paul Goldman's staking claim to the job.
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Goldman's taking his gadfly talents to talk radio two hours every weekday on Richmond's new all news station.
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((DID YOU KNOW THAT SINCE GOVERNOR HOLTON, WHO'S FROM YOUR WAY, WAS GOVERNOR, THE COST OF THE LEGISLATURE TO THE TAXPAYERS OF VIRGINIA HAS GROWN TO 50 MILLION DOLLARS A YEAR? IT'S GONE UP 2500 PERCENT.))
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Goldman and former lawmaker Alexander McMurtrie can legitimately take some credit in the current legal challenge to legislative pay raises.
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Their legislative watchdog show hits the airwaves later this month.[Stocks]


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The Montgomery County school board is expected to take up a complicated and sensitive issue, later this evening.
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In December, the board recommended to the county board of supervisors that it should renovate the current Blacksburg middle school and buy land to build a second one.
The school board also recommended buying land to later build a new high school on.
Since then, there's been discussion that the supervisors should first build a new high school and convert the current high school into a second middle school.
The board will take up the issue at seven PM at Christiansburg High school.
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[Chinese-Teacher]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=98-58 1:53:41]
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Doctors, teachers and judges may soon fly to China as part of a new sister STATE exchange program.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Nie Huifang (NEE-ah whee-FAHNG) is studying American teaching methods in Roanoke.
She teaches English in Roanoke's Chinese sister city Li Jiang (Lee Zhang).
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((THE STUDENT JOIN IN THE CLASS DISCUSSION MORE THAN WE DO. THAT, I THINK, IS GOOD FOR THE STUDENT.))
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Nie says people are shot for selling drugs in China, and that some students have to make their own pens out of bamboo.
Roanoke has an exchange program with her CITY, but it may expand to include the surrounding province Yunnan.
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((THE VIRGINIA HAM ORIGINATED IN YUNNAN. SO I TELL PEOPLE FROM YUNNAN, COME TO VIRGINIA IF YOU WANT YUNNAN HAM. AND ALSO THE TOBACCO WHICH IS VERY FAMOUS IN VIRGINIA. THIS IS WHERE YUNNAN GOT ITS TOBACCO, IS FROM VIRGINIA.))
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Nie Huifang says anyone who visits China would probably be most surprised by the swarms of people everywhere.
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[Incubator]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Here's another story with an Asian connection.
The woman who runs this city's small business incubator is taking her secret to success overseas.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Lisa Ison leaves Saturday for Hong Kong.
She is one of four Americans speaking at an international conference on business incubation.
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((LISA ISON: I'M NOT SURE HOW THEY GOT MY NAME ... MAYBE SOMEONE I MET INTERNATIONALLY AT A NATIONAL CONFERENCE. BUT SOMETHING IMPRESSED THEM ABOUT OUR MATERIAL AND THEY ASKED ME TO COME AND SPEAK.))
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In Roanoke, Ison has helped upstart companies learn how to operate in the real world.
In Hong Kong, she'll talk about how a lot of planning -- and a little help from local governments -- can help incubators grow strong businesses.

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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[TAPE#=98-72 19:18]
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Plans for a Kroger shopping center in Franklin County passed the planning commission without a hitch.
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[SUPER=03-Franklin Co./File Tape;]


Almost 20 acres on Route 40 East of Rocky Mount- -next to Wal-Mart- - were rezoned to make way for Kroger.
The shopping center will also include six other shops.
But there are no sewer lines on this strip of Route 40.
Kroger has said it will pull out -- unless Franklin County and the town of Rocky Mount can work out a sewer agreement with one another.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Lots happening tonight in sports as check in on national signing day for hoops.
Ronald Curry talks about his upcoming homecoming at UVa.
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[VO-NAT]


And the Hokies talk about how Saturday night's loss to West Virgnia will affect Syracuse's play this weekend against Tech.
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[S-Curry]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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The Virginia Cavaliers have dominated North Carolina since 1981, never losing to the Heels at Scott Stadium. Almost all of those games have been filled with emotion and often hatred for the opponent.
[graphic=ronald curry]


But both of those elements are expected to reach all-time highs this Saturday when Ronald Curry, the prodigal son, who turned his back on UVa after verbally committing to play at the University, returns to the Commonwealth as a member of the enemy - UNC.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chapel Hill, NC; :00]


Curry gothis college baptism early this year when senior Oscar Davenort was hurt in the opening game.
He has since split time at quarterback for the Heels, but his numbers are impressive. He has completed just under 50 percent of his passes for 913 yards and 6 touchdowns.
But Saturday he will experience something he has never experienced in his home state - verbal abuse.
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[ANCHOR=MIKE]
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Steve Mason will have more with Curry and let us hear what many of the UVa player have in store for the former Hampton Crabber tomorrow night on News 7 at six.

[S-Tech]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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When Virginia Tech and Syracuse tee it up Saturday night in the Carrier Dome the winner will be in the driver's seat for the Big East Championship.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Morgantown, WV/Last Saturday; :00]


After beating West Virginia in Blacksburg two weeks ago, The Hokies were off last Saturday watching Syracuse lose in Morgantown.
A while they'll take WVU's win over the Cuse, they know it probably made thier task that much toughter on Saturday.


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[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Saturday night's game kicks off at 8, and Syracuse is still favored at midweek.


[S-Women]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-27]
[GRAPHIC=A-10 LOGO]


The Atlantic 10 preseason coaches polls were released today and the nationally ranked Lady Hokies are picked to finish second behins George Washington in the A-10 Western division.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Last Week; :00]


The Hokies one first place vote, and spohomore Tere Williams is a preseason first team all-a-10 selection.
Tech opens the season Friday night at Liberty U.
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[S-Keydets]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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The VMI Keydets closed out thier preseason games last night against a group calling itself Team Prestige.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington/Cameron Hall; :00]


The Keydets open their season on Saturday against Elon. But last night they got reaquainted with some locals like former UNC Wilmington star Mark Byington and former UVa tight end Walt Derey.
Derey played football at UVa, but was a tough inside player at Northside, breaking Ralph Sampson's state tourney rebounding record.
But VMI used this game to get its fast paced offense in gear. Nick Richardson scores for the Keydets, but former Hokie Troy Mann beats VMI back in transition for the layin.
The Keydets did a good job of getting loose inside last night. Freshman Aaron Tromblay, who has a 6-10 brother who will also be at VMI next season, gets the board and the score.
[SUPER=33-Team Prestige/92/VMI/101;]


And Matt Matheny, the former Cave Spring bomber nails a three from the wing for three of his 19 and VMI beats Team Prestige 101-to-92.
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[S-Sign]


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[VO-NAT WIPE TO #ENG!!!]
[SUPER=03-Vinton/This Morning; :00]


Today was national high school signing day. William Byrd senior Stephanie Parnell signs with Florida based Stetson University. Her 18 point, 6 rebound average per game helped earn her the full scholarship.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]


Glenvar's Katrina Williams made it official when she inked with Virginia Tech today. The ball handler says she will move to shooting guard. For more on these signatures and a wrap
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[WIPE TO PINNACLE-FULL SCREEN HOMETOWN HOOPS 18072]
up of girls hard court action, be sure to check out Hometown Hoops Weekly tonight at 11.

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[wipe to pinnacle 7501]
And finally, yes we will have the Tennessee-Arkansas game for you this Saturday as the SEC battle of unbeatens kicks off just after three o'clock.
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[wipe to pinnacle 7503]
And you can catch the Steelers back in action this Sunday here on WDBJ as they try to avenge their loss to the Oilers from earlier this year. That game gets underway at one.
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More and more couples are putting off having a baby until later in life, and that can create unexpected anxiety.
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Jean Jadhon is in our newsroom with more.
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Keith...later marriages and dual careers are two big reasons couples are waiting for baby.
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Tonight, Tonya Flory reports how that's causing an increase in fertility problems.
And doctors talk about the future of reproductive medicine.
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((DR. ROBERT SLACKMAN/REPRODUCTIVE ENDOCRINOLOGIST: THERE'S PROBABLY GOING TO BE BIG CHANGES IN THE FUTURE IN TERMS OF HELPING WOMEN WHO ARE OLDER, 35-40, GET PREGNANT WITH THEIR OWN EGGS.))
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We hope you'll catch our special report, "Conceiving a Miracle", tonight on News 7 at 11.
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Keith, it has important information for many couples who have chosen to wait.[Close]


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