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Next on news 7, the man prosecutors say allegedy ran a major drug operation in Lynchburg will be allowed to leave jail.
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and police in California say more people may be involved in the murders of three tourists in Yosemite National Park.
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Isolated showers are the only threat of rain on the horizon, as the July swelter continues in to next week. Stay tuned for the hot details.

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A longtime hospital administrator steps down after three decades of service.
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And -- A Roanoke doctor says this years winner of the Tour de France is inspiring others to beat the odds of cancer.

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Motel Handyman Cary (Stain-er) Stayner reportedly confesses to four murders connected to Yosemite National Park.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Despite the reported confessions authorities are also not ruling out the possiblity that more than one person may have been involved in the killings of three women earlier this year at Yosemite.
FBI agents are also looking at Stayner as a possible suspect in other unsolved murders.
Lee Cowan has the latest.
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[SUPER=03-Merced, CA;]
[SUPER=01-Delbert Stayner/Father;]
[Super=01-Rick Smith/Retired FBI Agent;]
[Super=01-Lee Cowan/CBS News;]
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((SINCE HIS ARREST ON SUNDAY, INVESTIGATORS HAVE HEARD SO MUCH FROM THE MAN SUSPECTED IN FOUR YOSEMITE KILLINGS - THEY'VE NOW EXPANDED THEIR INVESTIGATION INTO OTHER MURDERS AS WELL. CARY STAYNER, A HOTEL HANDYMAN WHO REPORTEDLY CONFESSED TO KILLING THREE PEOPLE LAST WINTER AND A BEHEADING ANOTHER LAST WEEK - HAS SAID ENOUGH TO INVESTIGATORS TO WARRANT RE-OPENING OTHER MURDER CASES - INCLUDING THE KILLING OF HIS UNCLE.
(( NAT BROTHER ))
IT IS NOT THE FIRST TIME THE STAYNER NAME HAS MADE HEADLINES. HIS BROTHER WAS ABDUCTED IN 1972 AND MOLESTED FOR 7 YEARS - ONLY TO ESCAPE AND DIE IN A MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT ALL BEFORE HIS 25TH BIRTHDAY.

(LOCATOR: MERCED, CA)


BEHIND CLOSED DOORS, STAYNER 'S FATHER SEEMED DAZED AND CONFUSED WONDERING IF A TROUBLED PAST HAD LED HIS SON TO DO THE UNTHINKABLE.
(( SUPER: DELBERT STAYNER/FATHER ))
(( SOT ))

"He's a very nice person. (reporter: your son?). Yes he is. I still love him and I'll always love him. I'm behind him 100 percent."
ALTHOUGH QUESTIONED IN THE DISAPPEARANCE OF THREE THE TOURISTS LAST WINTER -- STAYNER WAS NEVER CONSIDERED A SUSPECT. IT WASN'T UNTIL THE BODY OF YOSEMITE PARK NATURALIST JOIE ARMSTRONG WAS DISCOVERED NEAR HIS MOTEL THAT INVESTIGATORS TOOK A SECOND LOOK -- RICK SMITH, RETIRED FBI AGENT: "It was an ongoing current contemporary investigation that was going to come to a conclusion at some point, unfortunately there was another murder in the middle of it." LEE COWAN//CBS NEWS ))

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A Roanoke Elementary School Principal has been cited with contempt of court.
William Lalik was a character witness in the case of Shane Alan Wolfe.
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Wolfe is the city school teacher accsued of soliticiting an undercover police officer in Wasena Park.
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The judge declared a mistrial after Lalik left the courthouse during a recess. The case is now set for trial in October.
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In the meantime, Lalik, Principal of Monterey Elementary, will have to convince the judge he had a good reason for leaving in the middle of the trial... or he could go to jail.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The man who allegedy ran a major drug operation in Lynchburg was given a chance to go home today.
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Ten people arrested in the weekend drug bust had detention hearings in Federal Court today.
Most will stay in jail, they either didn't have lawyers, had violent criminal records, or were already in custody on other charges.
But the judge set a 65-thousand dollar bond for Stacey Lamont Hamlett, the man prosecutors say was behind 30 million dollars in Lynchburg drug deals.
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((TONY GIORNO/PROSECUTOR; WE WOULD LIKE TO BELIEVE THAT WE'VE BEEN ABLE TO TAKE OUT ENOUGH OF THE ORGANIZATION SO THAT MR. HAMLETT WOULD BE NEUTRALIZED AS FAR AS BEING A DANGER TO THE COMMUNITY. ))
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Hamlett, a veteran, with virtually no criminal record, was ordered to stay in the Lynchburg area.
The judge also said the bond must be secured by his mother's property.

[5-Medicare]


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If the republicans new tax cuts go through- Medicare will suffer.
That was the message today from the President and First Lady.
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The two say medicare is particulary important to women-
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((HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON: IF WE DON'T SAVE AND MODERNIZE MEDICARE THEN WOMEN WILL CONTINUE TO SKIP REGULAR SCRENINGS AND CHECKUPS THAT WOULD ENHANCE THE QUALITY OF THEIR LIVES REDUCE MEDICARE'S LONG TERM COSTS.))
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The First Lady says a big portion of the government surplus must go toward securing Medicare for the next quarter century.
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Republicans claim their plan cuts taxes while also saving Medicare.
[(toss to R)]
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A member of Congress takes on the plumbing industry. He wants to see an end to low flow toilets. That story is next.
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and then a little later, we'll tell you what is motivating this man to sit on an anthill full of angry ants.
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Today on Health Check, a local hospital gives its leader a fond farewell.
[ANCHOR=JEAN]

We'll have that and the latest changes coming to children's crayon boxes.

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Another sewing factory sending work to Mexico means another 30-layoffs.
But Maid Bess says these job cuts may not be permanent.
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[from 98-53 at 23:46]
The company's president said over the next few years Maid Bess won't sew as many clothes at its Salem plant.
He said it's much cheaper to hire Mexican workers.
But that doesn't mean Maid Bess is getting out of the sewing business in Salem.
The company will replace clothes with other products like fabric linings for baskets.
Over the long run, the factory expects to keep all of its nearly 250 workers.
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Should the federal government be in the business of telling us how much water to use to flush the toilet? There was actually a congressional hearing today to address the problems of low flow toilets.
Lisa Hughes reports.
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(( It's life's little chorus_heard more quietly since the government mandated low-flow toilets.

(SOT, JIMMY DAVIS, PLUMBING DISTRIBUTOR,"WHEN WE FIRST PUT `EM IN

EVERYBODY WAS COMPLAINING THEY HAD TO FLUSH THE TOILETS TWICE.")
Salesman Jimmy Davis says the newest commodes are a step up.

(SOT, DAVIS, "THE DIFFERENCE IS THIS_ELONGATED ROUND FRONT. SAME THING".)



(LOCATOR: WASHINGTON, DC)


They use the required 1-point-six gallons of water but with new jets that make flushing more_effective. But some lawmakers say we should have the freedom to flush without government limits. Reading from a roll of toilet paper, Representative Richard Burr called low-flow_high cost for homeowners and builders.

(SOT, REP. RICHARD BURR, R-NC, "adding as much as 200-dollars to the

cost of installing a new toilet in a home.")

(HUGHES STANDUP BRIDGE: EVEN THOUGH PEOPLE ARE SUPPOSED TO BE GETTING

THE NEW TOILETS, PLUMBERS SAY THE OLDER, BIGGER TOILETS ARE IN SUCH DEMAND, IT'S'CREATED A BLACK MARKET.)

(MOS, NO SUPER, I THINK THAT WHAT YOU WANT TO FIX IN YOUR HOME IS YOUR

BUSINESS)

(MOS, NO SUPER, I HARDLY THINK THE GOVERNMENT HAS TO ENTER INTO THAT)



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But environmentalists insist the rule saves water. Jimmy Davis agrees, in a drought year, that's a real concern.

(Super: Jimmy Davis/Plumbing Supplier 12:12:23 YOU IMAGINE ALL THE

HOMES_PEOPLE FLUSHING THREE AND A HALF GALLONS. PEOPLE ARE HELPING BY FLUSHING ONE AND A HALF GALLONS)
Could they use even less? Plumber Sean O'Connor offers this suggestion_

(super: Sean O'Connor/Plumber 12:33:51 MAKE A TOILET THAT HAD AN

ALTERNATIVE WITH TWO FLUSHES. YOU KNOW, ONE FOR NUMBER ONE_ONE FOR NUMBER TWO)
You can have that choice, but it'll cost you 895-dollars! Lisa Hughes. CBS News. Washington.))

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If you're looking for a spectacular view and a way to beat the heat, forget about going up on the roof. Andrew Freiden suggests you take the opposite approach.
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((You could jump in a pool, eat a popsicle, swim in a lake, or you could go underground. That's what we'll do when News 7 at 5 Continues.))
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Beating the July heat usually means the swimming pool, the air conditioned comfort of the mall, or a big heaping bowl of ice cream. Andrew Freiden has great idea-- and it's fat-free.
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Today in Sports, a limping quarterback leads the Redskins coach to step on a few toes.
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Next on health check -- a local hospital says goodbye to one of its leaders,
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Plus, Lance Armstrong's victory in the Tour de France is giving a dose of hope to other cancer patients.
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((DR. LOWELL INHORN/MEDICAL ONCOLOGY: I REALLY THINK IT IS A TRIUMPH OF THE HUMAN SPIRIT AND I THINK ALSO OF MEDICINE.))
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[OUT Q=also of medicine.]

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A Roanoke physician has a tie to Armstrong -- in more than one way. Doctor Lowell Inhorn not only trained under the doctor who treated the world champion -- but is also a fellow cyclist.

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This was the scene when Lance Armstrong was in Galax for the Tour du Pont. Along with the younger fans -- Doctor Inhorn was cheering Armstrong to victory. Doctor Inhorn even got an autograph on his jersey. So he was devastated to hear the young bike racer had cancer and it was so far advanced it had spread to his lungs and brain.
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((DR. LOWELL INHORN/MEDICAL ONCOLOGY: HEARING THAT, I KNEW HIS CHANCE OF SURVIVAL WAS 50-PERCENT OR LESS...AT THAT POINT I FELT HE'D BE LUCKY TO SURVIVE, LET ALONE GET ON A BICYCLE AGAIN AND I THINK NO ONE THOUGHT HE WOULD EVER BE THE RACER HE WAS CERTAINLY NOT EVEN LANCE THOUGHT HE WOULD RIDE IN A TOUR DE FRANCE AGAIN.)) [RUNS:16]
[OUT Q=de France again.]

Not only ride in it -- but win it! It's been almost three years since Armstrong was diagnosed, so Doctor Inhorn says it's safe to say he did break away from the cancer.
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((DR. LOWELL INHORN/MEDICAL ONCOLOGY: OF THE PEOPLE WHO ARE DESTINED TO REOCCUR ABOUT 90-PERCENT DO SO IN THE FIRST YEAR AFTER DIAGNOSIS, ABOUT 98 OR 99-PERCENT AFTER THE SECOND YEAR SO AT THREE YEARS, HIS CHANCE OF CURE IS 99-PERCENT.))

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just like Armstrong on wheels -- testicular cancer moves quickly -- but even though it's a fast growing cancer -- it also responds very fast to treatment.
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[IN Q=Testicular cancer]

((DR. LOWELL INHORN/MEDICAL ONCOLOGY: TESTICULAR CANCER IS UNIQUELY SENSITIVE TO CHEMOTHERAPY AND WERE IT NOT FOR THAT, HE WOULD NOT BE ALIVE TODAY.)) [RUNS:08]
[OUT Q=alive today]

And in better shape than before -- Doctor Inhorn says for Armstrong -- the cancer was a wake up call and Armstrong agrees.
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[SOT 07:17:42 Newspath MWF 7-8-9 am]
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((LANCE ARMSTRONG/ : THAT THE ILLNESS WAS A GOOD THING FOR ME, I'VE SAID THAT FROM THE VERY BEGINNING THAT I WOULDN'T CHANGE A THING.)) [RUNS:08]
[OUT Q=change a thing.]
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((DR. LOWELL INHORN/MEDICAL ONCOLOGY: HE WENT FROM BEING A SUCCESSFUL YOUNG BIKE RACER TO BEING ON DEATH'S DOOR SICK AS HE WOULD EVER HOPE TO BE AND HE CAME BACK FROM THAT CURED, A BETTER BICYCLE RACER, WHICH CERTAINLY WAS NOT HIS CHIEF CONCERN AT THE TIME, HE GOT MARRIED, HIS WIFE IS EXPECTING.)) [RUNS:16]
[OUT Q=is expecting] ))

[VO NAT] Armstrong also had time to start a Foundation to raise money for urological cancer research. [TAKE PINNACLE PAGE] To visit The Lance Armstrong Foundation's web site -- just log onto to wdbj7.com and click on webwatch.
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After nearly 30- years in health care, Skip Lamb is retiring from the New River Valley Medical Center.
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This morning-- the Executive Vice President made his last rounds saying good bye to friends and colleagues.
Over the years, Lamb's career has been marked by a number of high points but views the new hospital as his greatest accomplishment.
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((SKIP LAMB/CARILION EXECUTIVE VP: I TELL PEOPLE I THINK WE'VE ACCOMPLISHED REALLY MORE THAN WE ANTICIPATED 15- YEARS AGO, I ANTICIPATED A NEW FACILITY THAT'S STATE OF THE ART AND LAID OUT IN A FASHION TO ALLOW PEOPLE TO DO THE WORK THEY NEED TO DO AND THEN WE GOT THIS BEAUTIFUL VIEW THROWN IN AS SORT OF A BONUS.))
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[OUT Q=a bonus.]



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Although Lamb is retiring, he's still planning to be active in the health care field-- as a consultant for Carilion and member of the Carilion Health System Board.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]


Today in Sports, Norv Turner isn't playing around with the media
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But John Randle is.... here's Mike Stevens.[S5-Redskins]


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Welcome everybody to the Tuesday ticker that is full of Extreme behavior if not Extreme sports.
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Washington Redskins coach Norv Turner is apparently under a little more pressure than anyone can imagine. This morning he banned television cameras from videotaping the team's training camp practice in western Maryland.
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Turner was upset after watching footage of quarterback Brad Johnson on the evening news last night.
Johnson had knee surgery in May and limped through the team's light practice yesterday morning.
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Newspaper reporters and still photographers were permitted at the practice, which also remained open to the public.
However, the one still photographer present put down his camera and didn't take pictures in a show of solidarity.


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Maybe Norv needs to unwind a little bit, get some of that built up anxiety out of his system.
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And maybe he can take a few lessons from the Vikings John Randle, the cover boy for 989 sports new video game "Exteme Two." The all-pro lineman gave his lungs a workout while making the new Playstation offering.
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The The Roanoke Valley Women's Golf Association's annual City-County Tournament teed off today at Ole Monterey today.
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There are 55 entries in the 54 hole-medal play event which is held at three different area clubs, Ole Monterey, Hanging Rock and Hidden Valley. The City-County has been hitting the links here in the valley since 1978 and the most dominant payer has been Dot Bolling. Bolling, who is chasing her record fifth straight city-county title, is paired with Marilyn Bussey and Valeta Pittman. All three agree, the first day is crucial.
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[SUPER=01-Dot Bolling/Eight Time City-County Champ; :00]
[SUPER=01-Marilyn Bussey/City-County Contender; :07]
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[OUT Q=....play pretty well"]
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Dot has the first round lead after shooting 71 today. Janey Cochrane is in second with a 73, and Marilyn Bussey is third after shooting a 74. The Tournament moves to Hanging Rock tomorrow.
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Coming up at six, an update and a visit with Anthony Poindexter.
Have a safe night everybody. [go to break]

[5-Crayon]


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For only the third time in it's 96 years of colorful history, the Crayola comapany is changing the name of one of its crayons.
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[SUPER=03-Easton, PA;]


In September, the indian red crayon will be known as Chestnut.
Crayola says the reddish brown crayon was actually named after the pigment found near India.
It decided to dropped the name when teachers complained students thought it described the skin color of American Indians.
Crayola sifted through 250-thousand suggestions before selecting chestnut.
Some of the rejected names included ginger spice, crab claw red, old penny and the crayon formerly known as indian red.
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*****WIPE*****WIPE****
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[SUPER=03-Anderstorp, Sweden;]


Finally today a man from Sweden has turned to some small friends to help with some big pain.
Once a week, Bengt Josefsson (BING JOSEPH-SON) has a flare up of back problems, he strips down to a pair of shorts and sits on an anthill.
The ants crawl all over him, biting him along the way.
He takes the treatment for 10 to 15 minutes at a time.
Josefsson claims the bites have almost the same painkilling affect as acupuncture.
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