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Today on News 7, Investigators try to find answers to yesterday's shooting at a Georgia High School. We'll have a live report,
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and two hundred volunteers help police search for a Pittsylvania woman who has been missing for a week.
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A Salem Rheumatologist talks about muscle misery and how to cope with a painful syndrome.
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Plus -- another miracle diet pill comes under scrutiny -- we'll have the details in tonight's health check report.
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((WHEN I WENT TO TURN AROUND AND LOOK, MY LEG HAD A SHARP PAIN IN IT. I STILL DIDN'T REALIZE I'D BEEN SHOT.))
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Victims of yesterdays school shooting talk about what happened.

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Two wounded students are back home tonight- released from the hospital earlier today.
They were two of six students shot at school yesterday.
Tonight more on the 15 year old shooter and what may have sent him over the edge-
Lee Cowan is live in Georgia with the latest.
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(( AT A CHURCH NOT FAR FROM HERITAGE HIGH SCHOOL, EVEN THE WOUNDED CAME - TO TALK, TO HUG, TO EXPLAIN.
(( STEPHANIE STEVENS/STUDENT ))
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"I'm still kinda shocked and it's pretty scary, but I think that everything will be ok and I'm going to go back to school and get back on a regular routine."
THOSE WHO WERE SHOT ARE TRYING TO DO THE SAME - TWO MORE WERE RELEASED FROM THE HOSPITAL TODAY - TWO MORE TO GO.
"It scared the daylights out of everybody there."
JASON CHEEK WAS SHOT MORE THAN ONCE, HE SAYS, BY THE BOY EVERYONE DESCRIBED AS QUIET AND NICE. BUT FOR THOSE BRIEF MOMENTS, 15 YEAR OLD T-J SOLOMON SEEMED ANYTHING BUT THAT.
"He was in there laughing, jumping up and down, he kind of had a natural high of pulling the trigger."
INVESTIGATORS SAY THE TEEN HAD SMUGGLED A RIFLE INTO SCHOOL IN THE LEG OF A BAGGY PAIR OF JEANS - A REVOLVER WAS HIDDEN IN A BOOK BAG -BOTH TAKEN, POLICE SAY, FROM HIS STEPFATHER'S GUN CABINET.
IF THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY HAS HIS WAY --- SOLOMON WILL BE CHARGED

AS AN ADULT - WITH EVERYTHING FROM AGGRAVATED ASSAULT TO CRUELTY TO CHILDREN.
FOR PARENTS, THURSDAY'S SHOOTING REMINDED THEM OF ONLY ONE THING - ANOTHER SHOOTING HALF A CONTINENT AWAY - BUT ALL TOO CLOSE TO HOME.

MICHAEL CHEEK/VICTIM'S FATHER: "WE ALL WATCHED COLUMBINE, AND WE ALL FELT IN OUR HEARTS THAT IT'S HERE IT IS AGAIN."
AGAIN INDEED-ONLY THIS TIME THERE WERE NO FINAL GOOD BYES.))





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A federal gun bill that passed the Senate would make anyone who wants to buy a gun at a pawn shop wait 24 hours.
The idea is to give people time to "cool off."
But Roanoke police say mandatory waiting periods aren't foolproof methods of preventing crime.
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Two years ago Miguel Ortiz used a gun he bought at a pawn shop to murder his girlfriend and her mother.
He filled out federal and state forms, saying he was in good mental health and did not have a criminal record.
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((THIS GENTLEMAN FILLED EVERYTHING ON THE PAPERS AND WAS GIVEN AN APPROVAL NUMBER FROM VIRGINIA STATE POLICE TO OWN A HANDGUN.))
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Roanoke police say there was no way to know Ortiz would use the gun to kill.
And Sergeant John Castleman said a mandatory waiting period would not have helped in this case.
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((WE CAN SLOW IT UP, WE CAN MAKE THEM JUMP THROUGH SEVERAL HOOPS. BUT STOP IT ENTIRELY? PROBABLY NOT.))
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Last year more than 170-thousand people bought handguns in Virginia after undergoing background checks.
Only 25-hundred applications were denied.
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The V-Wil leadership academy is getting ready to graudate its first female class. Coming up next we'll have a look at today's change of command.
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and in science news, your home computer could help in the search for extraterrestrial life.
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A massive search for a missing Pittsylvania County woman continues this evening....and her whereabouts remain a mystery.
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About 130 volunteers turned out to aid in the search for 37-year old Patty Jo Pulley.
Pulley disappeared a week ago. Her car was found in Caswell County.
Today, rescue workers and volunteers searched by boat, helicopter and land, but found no clues.
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((SHERIFF HAROLD PLASTER/PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY: IT'S BEEN A REAL TEAMWORK EFFORT GETTING THIS THING TOGETHER, BUT WE'RE GOING TO KEEP SEARCHING AND IF WE DON'T FIND HER TODAY, WE'VE GOT AN INFORMATION CENTER, WE'RE WORKING WITH THE FAMILIES AND WE'RE PRAYING THAT SHE'S OKAY.))
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The rescue teams will continue to scour a 12-square-mile area for any sign of Pulley until dark tonight.
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They created it, so VMI would never have to admit women.
But the high court ruled, and women graduated this year from VMI.
Today, the pioneering cadets at the Virginia Women's Institute for Leadership turned over their command to a new class.
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Ellen Qualls is at VWIL's home, Mary Baldwin College in Staunton.
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Since 1960, scientists have scanned the skies looking for some signal that there is life out in the universe.
So far they've found nothing, but a new program wants to use the internet and more specifically your computer to help.
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(Set-ee Home) SETI-home is free software off the internet that allows the scientists searching for extraterrestrial intelligence to use your computer to analyze data.
Signals from space are collected by a giant radio telescope in Puerto Rico.
That information is e-mailed to your computer in small pieces. Then when your computer is idle, the program activates and looks for signals that could be messages from other worlds.
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((DR. DAVID ANDERSON, SETIhome PROJECT DIRECTOR: SO MUCH OF SCIENCE TAKES PLACE BEHIND A GLASS WALL, IN A LABORATORY THAT THE PUBLIC DOESNT HAVE ACCESS TO AND NOW ALL OF SUDDEN WE HAVE AN EXPERIMENT WHERE EVERYBODY CAN PARTICIPATE IN IT AND THAT SEEMS TO HAVE STRUCK A CHORD.))
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To join the program, you need a computer with 32 megabites of RAM, 10 megabites of disk space and an internet connection.
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You can access the SETI home page through our webpage at WDBJ7-dot-Com.

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People who prefer natural food have reason to celebrate. Roanoke's Food Co-Op is reopening in a new location.
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The Roanoke Natural Foods Co-op has been getting settled into new diggs, and now the folks there are celebrating.


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Patrick Evans takes us on a tour of the new Co-op building, which just happens to be right across the street from the former location.
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Coming up in Sports, Steve Mason will tell us why Jeff Burton would rather have a Coke and a smile than a win in the Winston.
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On health check -- we'll examine another weight loss product that makes some pretty incredible claims,
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And a Salem doctor is trying to unlock some of the mystery about a painful topic.
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((DR. TIMOTHY HENSHAW/RHEUMATOLOGIST: IT'S ALSO HARD TO TREAT AND IT'S POORLY UNDERSTOOD BOTH BY PHYSICAINS AND BY PEOPLE IN THE COMMUNITY.))
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If you have turned on your television late at night recently, you may have caught an infomercial for the latest product to claim it can help you lose weight without dieting or excercise. But does the Enforma System work? Consumer report Herb Weisbaum takes a look.
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Staying in shape is hard work.
Food. Wouldnt it be wonderful if you could eat whatever you want... without putting on the pounds?
You can.. if you believe the ads for the Enforma System.

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Former baseball player Steve Garvey is pitching this amazing weight loss program.

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WITH ENFORMA, YOU EAT WHAT YOU WANT AND NEVER EVER EVER EVER EVER HAVE TO DIET AGAIN. (07) Thats right. Look like this, eat like THIS. Chicken, burgers, fries...and lots of butter. To do that, youd gladly pay $70. Deb taking out pills & set down So just what is the Enforma system? Two bottles of nutritional supplements-- the "Fat Trapper" and "Exercise In A Bottle." (informercial) ALL NATURAL EXERCISE IN A BOTTLE CAN ACTUALLY INCREASE YOUR METABOLISM AT THE CELLULAR LEVEL. AND BURN OFF THE FAT ALREADY IN YOUR BODY. (07) (Richard) ITS RIDICULOUS. (:02) HERB & RICHARD WALK or tape (herb & richard on exercise equipment) Super: San Diego Richard Cotton knows a lot about exercise. Hes the chief physiologist for the American Council on Exercise. He says popping a pill could never be the same as working out. Super: Richard Cotton/American Council on Exercise
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THERES NO WAY THAT I COULD SEE A PILL COULD GIVE YOU ACTUAL EXERCISE. BECAUSE YOU HAVE TO MOVE YOUR BODY TO GET ACTUAL EXERCISE. (08) Tape - infomercial - at 01.21 OK-- but who cares about exercise when those pounds are melting away. Thats what these "Fat Trapper" pills are supposed to do-- flush the fat away....up to 120 grams of fat per day! The infomercial makes it sound so simple... so scientific. in monitor (Informercial) WHEN YOU EAT FAT, THE FIBER SURROUNDS AND BINDS THE EXCESS FAT AND PREVENTS YOUR BODY FROM STORING IT. (05) (Allison) THAT IS COMPLETELY UNREALISTIC.(02) 1 (working in lab) SUPER: NEW YORK CITY
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Dr. David Allison, is an obesity expert at New Yorks St. Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital. He says, if youre gonna overeat, youre going to pay the price. SUPER: Dr. David Allison/Obesity Expert
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AND IT DOESNT MATTER WHAT COMPOUNDS THEYRE GIVING YOU. YOU CANNOT EAT AN UNLIMITED AMOUNT OF FOOD AND STILL LOSE WEIGHT. (06) The active ingredient in these Fat Trapper pills is something called chitosan. - walk down hall etc SUPER: Washington, D.C.
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David Schardt, (((SHARD))) a nutritionist with the Center For Science in the Public Interest knows a lot about chitosan. And he says...theres no scientific proof it can absorb anywhere near as much fat as the ads claim. Super: David Schardt/Nutritionist
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THOSE NUMBERS ARE BASED ON TEST TUBE EXPERIMENTS IN THE LAB. ITS NEVER BEEN TESTED DIRECTLY ON HUMANS TO SEE IF THATS THE CASE. THE BEST INFORMATION WE HAVE IS FROM ANIMALS, AND IN ANIMALS IT JUST DOESNT WORK THAT WELL. (10) ace people exercising good gear Bottom line... modern science has come a long way... but your body still works the same way. You've got to do the work if you want to lose the weight. Herb Weisbaum, CBS News.

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No known cause -- or real cure -- yet two to three percent of the population has the muscular pain illness called Fibromyalgia.
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((THIS LEG STILL DRAGS, BUT OF COURSE I DON'T HAVE ANY FEELING IN THE RIGHT LEG IT DRAGS FROM WHERE I'VE HAD THE SURGERY.))
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For patients with Fibromyaglia it's not only a matter of dealing with the pain -- but understanding this mysterious syndrome. Dr. Timothy Henshaw is grappling with the questions about the health problem that causes chronic pain over the entire body not to mention fatigue and depression.
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((EVERY INDIVIDUAL IS A LITTLE BIT DIFFERENT AND MOST LIKELY THE SYMPTOMS ARE COMING FROM DIFFERENT THINGS. FOR SOME PEOPLE MEDICINE HAS A LOT TO OFFER AND CAN GET THEM SIGNIFICANTLY BETTER, I WOULDN'T SAY THAT IT'S COMPLETELY INCURABLE, BUT IT'S NOT AN EASY THING TO TREAT, AND IT TAKES TIME.))
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The Lewis-Gale Clinic Rheumatologist will explain new therapies to the community at a lecture on Monday. The program has already had so much response it will be held in the Pavilion to accommodate more people. The presentation begins at 6:30 -- but dinner will start at 5:45. Reservations are required -- to participate call Medline at 776-4863.
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The Western Conference semi final between Portland and Utah is now all even.
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Last night in Salt Lake city, Portland's Isaiah Rider scored 27 points as the Trail Blazers beat the Jazz 84 to 81 to tie the series at one game each.
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Portland head coach Mike Dunleavey was named the NBA coach of the year today. He guided the Blazers to a 35 and 15 regfualr season mark and the franchises first division title in 7 years. He recieved 48 votes,
while Philadelphia 76ers coach larry Brown garnered 23 votes to finish in second place.

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Qualifying for the "Winston" all-star race is on tap tonight at the Lowe's Motor Speedway at Charlotte.
Tomorrow night, NASCAR finest will compete under the lights for more than one point three million dollars.
Jeff Burton says competing in this race is a blast, but it's not as important as performing well in the Coca-Cola 600 next weekend.
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That's a wrap for five sports, coming up at six, highlights from the Glenvar/Floyd Three Rivers softball title game a

nd more NCAA division two action form the diamond, have a great weekend everybody.[5-Severinsen]


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Doc Severinsen...The former music director of the "Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson...is bringing his big band style to the Salem Civic Center Saturday.
Severinsen promises the audience is in for good time.
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David Wiley, music director and conductor with the Roanoke Symphony will also perform.
But Severinsen says he still misses Johnny.
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((DOC SEVERINSEN: I MISS THAT TIME EACH NIGHT WHEN I STRIKE UP THE THEME SONG AND JOHNNY WOULD COME THROUGH THE CURTAIN AND SAY HI))
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