An autopsy scheduled for today may provide more clues about a body found in Franklin County yesterday.
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Residents in the (Sidnorsville) Sydnorsville area found the partially-burned body along a private road.
Sherriff Quint Overton says the burns did not appear to be severe enough to cause death.
Authorities haven't I-D the man, but believe he was in his twenties or thirties.
Anticipation is building over a U-S showdown with Iraq.
The United Nations is withdrawing people from Baghdad as more American forces head to the Persian Gulf.
The President used Veteran's Day as a platform to send a message to Saddam Hussein.
Jonathan Freed has the story.
[SUPER=01-Eric Falt/U. N. Spokesperson;]
[OUT Q=CBS NEWS WASHINGTON.]
((SOT: CLINTON LAYING WREATH.
The President laid the traditional Veteran's Day wreath at Arlington
National Cemetery...with the somber mood making the prospect of a
military strike against seem all the more poignant.
A world away, the United Nations was pulling what it called
non-essential staff out of Iraq...as the crisis escalated regarding
Saddam Hussein's refusal to cooperate with U-N weapons inspectors.
ERIC FALT, U-N SPOKESPERSON: THIS INSTRUCTION APPLIES TO ALL U-N
STAFF RESIDENTS BAGHDAD. THE MEASURE IS PRECAUTIONARY IN NATURE AND IS
BEING INSTITUTED SOLELY WITH THE SAFETY OF U-N STAFF IN MIND.
The U-S already has considerable firepower in place in the Gulf.
Reinforcements are on the way.
The message to Baghdad: the United States could strike at any time.
The President used his Veteran's Day speech to telegraph another warning.
STAND-UP (JONATHAN FREED/CBS NEWS): THE U-S HAS AUTHORIZED ALL
NON-ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL TO LEAVE THE EMBASSY IN KUWAIT. THE SAME
APPLIES TO ISRAEL, WHERE PRIVATE U-S CITIZENS ARE ALSO BEING ENCOURAGED
TO CONSIDER LEAVING. J-F...WASHINGTON.))
As the President remembered America's war veterans in Arlington, a ceremony a continent away marked the 80th anniversary of Armistice Day.
In Paris, Britain's queen and France's President led ceremonies that remembered the end of World War One.
The guns fell silent at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 19-18.
Queen Elizabeth laid a wreath and then, she and Jacque Chirac were introduced to four veterans of the Great War, all of them over 100.
More than 21 million were killed in the war.
Veterans Day ceremonies are underway throughout Southwest Virginia-- honoring the memory of those who have fought in wars past.
In Dublin, a Vietnam prisoner of war was recognized.
The wife of former marine I-C Modrick says the experience was too painful for him to talk about.
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((PATTY MODRICK/WIFE OF POW; IN THE 30-YEARS SINCE THIS HAS HAPPENED, THIS IS THE FIRST TIME THAT HE HAS BEEN RECOGNIZED AND BASICALLY THAT THE VIETNAM VETERANS HAVE BEEN RECOGNIZED. WHEN HE CAME BACK FROM THE WAR, THE FIRST THING THAT HAPPENED WAS THAT HE WAS SPIT ON. AND IT HAPPENED MORE THAN ONCE.))
[SUPER=01-Patty Modrick/Wife of P. O. W.;]
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Other veterans from World War One up to the Persian Gulf War were honored during the ceremony.
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The Pledge of Allegiance and a prayer for peace marked the Veterans Day events in the Roanoke Valley.
The local veterans council held its annual ceremonies at Salem High School this year.
The chaplain for the Salem Veterans Administration Medical Center offered prayers for "those who are trying to establish the peace process" throughout the world.
The keynote speaker made reference to the current conflict with Iraq.
Retired colonel Gordon Saul said the U.S. military will rise to the occasion if needed, as it has in the past.
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In Lynchburg, Monument Terrace served as the backdrop for a solemn ceremony honoring Hill City veterans and their fallen comrades.
A half dozen D- Day veterans were on hand, along with Lindsay Butler Senior.. a Lynchburg resident who fought in the FIRST World War.
A crowd of about 150 people gathered to honor the 15 Lynchburg men who died in the D- Day invasion in 1944.
Today's veterans say young people need to understand that the freedoms they enjoy were paid for with more than a million American lives.
The woman who runs Roanoke's small business incubator is taking her secrets to success overseas.
Lisa Ison is leaving for Hong Kong Saturday.
She's one of four Americans speaking at an international conference.
For the last two years, Ison has helped small businesses get up and running.
In Hong Kong, one thing Ison will talk about is the importance of getting help from the government -- the kind of help Virginia has given Roanoke's New Century Venture Center.
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((ISON: WHAT I'M HOPING TO GET ACROSS IS THAT SUPPORT IN BUILDING AN INCUBATOR BEGINS IN THE PLANNING STAGES, AND TO GET INVOLVED WITH THE COMMUNITY, THE GOVERNMENT -- STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT -- OF COURSE, THE STATE OF VIRGINIA HAS BEEN VERY GOOD TO US.))
[SUPER=01-Lisa Ison/New Century Venture Center;]
[OUT Q=TO US]
Incubators like Roanoke's are helping budding entrepreneurs in countries all over the globe.
Two Israeli soldiers were wounded in a drive by shooting late last night.
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The attack is being blamed on Palestinian militants.
Despite the shooting, Israel's Cabinet is still meeting tonight and IS expected to approve the West Bank peace deal.
If that happens, Parliament could vote on Monday, and Israel could start implementing the deal on time.
The schedule calls for Israel to start withdrawing troops from the West Bank Monday.
Thousands of people in the Plains and Midwest are still without power this afternoon after yesterday's big snowstorm.
The weather system dumped more than a foot of snow over the Dakotas and Minnesota, shutting down hundreds of miles o
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Powerful winds also flattened homes and brought down power lines cutting power to tens of thousands.
The storm is blamed for at least eight deaths.
It's back to court for O-J Simpson.
He's facing another custody hearing to keep his children Sidney and Justin.
A California appeals court has ruled that a judge should not have excluded evidence of whether Simpson killed the children's mother, Nicole Brown Simpson.
((NATASHA ROIT/ATTORNEY FOR BROWN FAMILY THE CIVIL CASE, THE CRIMINAL CASE ITSELF IS NOT THE ISSUE THE TESTIMONY GIVEN IN THOSE CASES NEEDS TO BE CONSIDERED. ))
[SUPER=01-Natasha Roit/Brown Family Attorney;]
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A new hearing will include information about the murder.
The children will remain with their father until appellate courts issues a hearing date.
The 14 year old boy charged with killing his 8 year old neighbor made his first court appearance this morning.
Joshua Phillips stood before a judge in Jacksonville, Florida. This comes one day after police found a girl's body in his bedroom.
The girl had been missing for a week.
A former Nelson County supervisor convicted of defrauding the government will not spend time in prison.
A federal judge sentenced reduced Percy Clark's sentence from 21-months in prison to house arrest.
The 63-year old clark has heart and kidney ailments that require treatment three times a week.
Lsat year he pleaded guilty to defrauding the government of more than 300-thousand dollars in taxes.
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Lynchburg has a Home Depot controversy of its own.
A Northern Virginia developer wants to build a new shopping center with a Home Depot store at this intersection on Graves Mill Road.
The project could create hundreds of new jobs and pump millions of dollars into the local economy.
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((PHILLIP ROSS/DEVELOPER: IF LYNCHBURG WISHES TO CONTINUE ITS GROWTH AND MAINTAIN ITS PLACE AS THE CENTER OF COMMERCE FOR THE REGION, THEN IT NEEDS TO ASSURE THAT A PORTION OF THESE SALES AND THESE SALES TAX DOLLARS REMAIN IN LYNCHBURG.))
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But residents are concerned about the mall's effect on the already congested intersection.
[IN Q=We're not ]
((EDWARD EMBREY/OPPOSES PROJECT: WE'RE NOT OPPOSED TO THE COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT IN THIS AREA, BUT WE FEEL STRONGLY THAT THE CONGESTION IN THIS INTERSECTION WITH NO INGRESS AND NO EGRESS WILL BE UNSAFE AND WOULD NOT BE IN THE CITY'S BEST INTEREST.))
[SUPER=01-Edward Embrey/Opposes Project]
[OUT Q=city's best interest]
City Council won't make a decision until December.
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Infertility is a problem for thousands of couples, but there is hope in the form of promising technology.
Tonya Flory explains why some of the newest high tech treatments are NOT an option for many patients.
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[SUPER=01-Dr. James Holman/Reproductive Endocrinologist; :37 ]
[SUPER=01-Randy Zelenak/Patient's Husband; 1:51]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Robert Slackman/Reproductive Endocrinologist; 2:10]
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(( The infertility clinic at Carilion Jefferson Plaza is the only satellite facility in Southwest Virginia specializing exclusively in the latest technology to treat infertile couples.
[Doctor Slackman looks through microscope, then use shot of sperm injection into the egg.]
Doctors Slackman and Holman treat patients with advanced reproductive technologies, one of the most innovative procedural breakthroughs is for the treatment of male infertility.
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((DR. JAMES HOLMAN/INFERTILITY & REPRODUCTIVE ENDOCRINOLOGIST: IT'S A NEW PROCEDURE CALLED INTROCYTOPLASMIC SPERM INJECTION AND IT INVOLVES INJECTION OF A SINGLE INJECTION INTO AN EGG AND IT REALLY IS THE FIRST BREAKTHROUGH EVER FOR MALE INFERTILITY.))
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And new research on in vitro fertilization is having tremendous results for women.
The latest treatment cultures embryos up to five days, instead of the usual three.
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[IN Q=Before we'd]
((DR. JAMES HOLMAN/INFERTILITY & REPRODUCTIVE ENDOCRINOLOGIST: BEFORE WE'D TRANSFER THREE OR FOUR EMBRYOS, BECAUSE YOU DIDN'T KNOW WHICH ONES WOULD SUCCEED, BUT NOW IF YOU CULTURE THEM LONGER AND YOU CAN SEE THEM GROW IN VITRO THEN YOU DON'T HAVE TO TRANSFER AS MANY BACK AND THE MULTIPLE PREGNANCY RATE IS LOWER.))
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((TONYA FLORY/REPORTING: MEANWHILE, A HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL STUDY FOUND STATES THAT MANDATED SOME INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR INFERTILITY TREATMENT HAD LOWER MULTIPLE BIRTH RATES RESULTING FROM THE PROCEDURES. HOWEVER, THE COST OF SOME OF THESE NEW TREATMENTS CAN BE EXPENSIVE, UP TO 20-THOUSAND DOLLARS -- AND THEY'RE NOT ALWAYS COVERED BY INSURANCE. THIS WORRY ABOUT HOW TO PAY FOR INFERTILITY TREATMENT ADDS MORE STRESS FOR COUPLES DEALING WITH THIS ALREADY DIFFICULT MEDICAL PROBLEM. ))
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[IN Q=Our patients]
((DR. JAMES HOLMAN/INFERTILITY & REPRODUCTIVE ENDOCRINOLOGIST: OUR PATIENTS PAY INSURANCE PREMIUMS LIKE EVERYBODY ELSE AND THIS IS THE MOST PRESSING MEDICAL NEED THAT THEY HAVE AND I THINK THAT THEY'RE GETTING SHORT CHANGED INCREASINGLY BY INSURANCE COVERAGE.))
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[IN Q=A lot of insurance]
((RANDY ZELENAK/PATIENT'S HUSBAND: A LOT OF INSURANCE COMPANIES WON'T COVER THAT LIKE THEY WILL REGULAR ILLNESS IT'S NOT A NECESSARY ITEM TO HAVE A KID, SO THEY DON'T VIEW IT AS NEEDED A HEART TRANSPLANT WHEN NOT HAVING A CHILD COULD BREAK YOUR HEART.))
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[IN Q=More and more]
((DR. ROBERT SLACKMAN/INFERTILITY & REPRODUCTIVE ENDOCRINOLOGIST: MORE AND MORE INSURANCE COMPANIES ARE EITHER DROPPING OR CUTTING BACK ON FERTILITY COVERAGE AND SO THERE'S PROBABLY A LOT OF PATIENTS WE WOULD SEE IF THEY COULD HAVE COVERAGE FOR INFERTILITY SERVICES, WE'D PROBABLY BE THREE TIMES AS BUSY AS WE ARE NOW.))
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Insurance is a major issue, but another is age related, tonight on News 7 at 11 we'll see why doctors say women of the 90's are having more trouble conceiving. Tonya Flory, News7, Health check. ))
It's a love story that's made headlines across the country.
A couple who met on the internet a year ago, and got married in September have now successfully undergone a kidney transplant.
Teresa Fleming has been living on dialysis for the last six years.
Her new husband not only turned out to be her her perfect love match but a compatible donor match.
((TERESA FLEMMING:THIS IS GOING TO BRING ON A WHOLE NEW LIFE NOW WE'LL BE ABLE TO TRAVEL AND HAVE A NORMAL MARRIAGE WITHOUT HAVING TO SCHEDULE EVERTYING AROUND HOSPITALS. ))
[SUPER=01-Teresa Flemming/Kidney Recipient;]
[OUT Q=AROUND HOSPITALS.]
Doctors say there's a 95 percent chance the transplanted kidney will function properly.