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Today on News 7 at 5, the death toll continues to rise as rescuers look for more victims of the massive earthquake in Turkey.
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and another locality in our region asks for voluntary water restrictions.
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A cool front went through today...bet you hardly noticed! Watching for possible showers late Thursday.

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In medical news -- Holding onto memories -- an Alzheimer's treatment is working on some patients.
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And doctors prepare to test the newest experimental AIDS vaccine on humans.
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((AT THIS POINT THE FIRST PRIORITY IS THE SEARCH FOR SURVIVORS.))
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And more survivors are pulled from the rubble in Turkey.
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But for each survivor there are many more who did not make it. More than 35 hundred have lost their lives in the huge earthquake- that number could grow.
Lisa Hughes has the latest.
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(( In northwestern Turkey civilians have become lifesavers. Tens of thousands of people are still missing after Tuesday morning's earthquake. Guler Koknar/Turkish-American Assoc.: IT'S PRETTY TOUGH WHEN YOU KNOW IT'S YOUR OWN PEOPLE THERE AND WHEN YOU KNOW SO MANY PEOPLE ARE PROBABLY BURIED UNDER THE RUBBLE. At least 38 hundred people are dead. Morgues filled up hours ago. All but the most seriously injured victims are being treated outdoors. Hospitals have no more room. I HAVE A LOT OF FRIENDS THAT I CAN'T GET IN TOUCH WITH. Tolga Ornek was born in Izmit the city closest to the quake's epicenter. Like other Turkish nationals he's considered going home. Tolga Ornek/Turkish National THIS MORNING ESPECIALLY I WAS THINKING ABOUT GOING BACK BECAUSE IT'S TOO FRUSTRATING NOT TO BE ABLE TO GET THROUGH. BUT I TALKED TO MY FATHER AND HE TOLD ME TO STAY PUT FOR NOW BECAUSE HE SAID THAT THERE WASN'T MUCH I COULD DO
Turkey's largest oil refinery is burning out of control threatening to spill over into a nearby fertilizer plant. Turkey is now asking the US to help fight the fire. David Leavy/NSC Spokesman THE PRESIDENT'S MADE IT CLEAR THAT HE WANTS A ROBUST US RESPONSE TO THE DEVASTATION. A 70 person rescue team from Virginia will begin searching for survivors using equipment and specially trained dogs. The team should arrive in Izmit tomorrow. Lisa Hughes/Washington, DC))

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A frightening near miss this afternoon for a Danville woman whose car collided with a train carrying toxic chemicals.
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49 year old Constance Coles told police she was driving toward the train tracks when her car's brakes went out.
She jumped out of the car, moments before it struck the train.
The car was hit by 11 rail cars before the train stopped. It narrowly missed being struck by a rail car carrying hydrochloric acid.
Coles was not injured.
Police say she's been charged with failing to maintain proper control of her vehicle.
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Amherst County residents are being asked to conserve water.
The County Service Authority wants people to limit lawn watering to once a week between 6 and 8 AM.
They also want people to stop filling swimming pools and turn off any ornamental fountains.
Residents are encouraged to wash their cars at facilities that recycle water.
Right now the restrictions are voluntary.

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Without rain, the water restrictions in Roanoke will turn into mandatory water REDUCTIONS in less than a month.
But some businesses that rely on water for their profits say they can't cut back.
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Still, Roanoke Electric Steel is one company that found a way to save.
It started pumping from a well ...
Now only half of the 7 million gallons it uses every month will come from the city reservoir.
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Meanwhile ... the hot summer has meant a big demand for swimming pools.
But in some places it's illegal to fill them.
And the people who build pools worry that when conservation measures get more drastic, more people will put off buying new pools.
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((JERRY GREEN/AQUARIUS POOLS: WE'VE DELAYED CONSTRUCTION ON A COUPLE OF JOBS SCHEDULED IN THE CITY BECAUSE THEY CAN'T FILL 'EM UP. WE HOPE TO GET TO 'EM THIS FALL.))
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Mandatory reductions on city businesses and residents begin when Carvins Cove drops to 30 feet below full pond.
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Coming up next on News 7 at 5,
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we'll hear the 9-1-1 accounts of the first moments following last week's shooting spree in a Los Angeles community center.
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On Health Check, researchers say a new drug is showing promise in the treatment of Alzheimer's Disease.
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And Andrew will give us a preview of this weekend's antique glass show.

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They were frantic moments- a gunman opened fire in the Jewish Community Center- many children were wounded.
Today police released the 911 tapes as it all happened
Teresa Estacio reports.
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THESE ARE THE FRANTIC FIRST CALLS FOR HELP FOLLOWING A GUNMAN'S VIOLENT SHOOTING RAMPAGE INSIDE THE JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER. TAPES: THERE IS A GUNMAN. HE CAME IN WITH A SHOTGUN AND OPENED FIRE. THERE ARE CHILDREN INSIDE.
WHILE HIDING UNDERNEATH DESKS, THOSE ON THE PHONE TRY AND COMMUNICATE ALL THEY CAN ABOUT THE STRANGE GUNMAN. 911 tapes: HE WAS RUNNING WEST ATTEMPTING TO LEARN MORE_ AUTHORITIES QUIZ THOSE TRAPPED AT THE CENTER
911 tapes: DO YOU KNOW WHAT HE LOOKS LIKE? ANXIOUS AND FEARING FOR THEIR LIVES AS WELL AS THE SEVERAL HUNDRED CHILDREN ATTENDING DAYCARE AND CAMP THOSE ON THE PHONE PLEAD FOR IMMEDIATE ASSISTANCE.
Tapes: SOMEONE IS SHOOTING FOLLOWING THE CHILLING MOMENTS AMBULANCES ARRIVE TO RETRIEVE THOSE WOUNDED. FIVE IN ALL. ONE BOY, BRIAN KADISH STILL REMAINS IN THE HOSPITAL. SELF PROCLAIMED WHITE SUPREMACIST BUFORD FURROW TURNS HIMSELF IN.. CLAIMING HE SHOT AND KILLED KIDS.. AND POSTAL WORKER JOSEPH ILETO. IT WAS THIS WEAPON A SEMI-AUTOMATIC MACHINE GUN.. POLICE SAY FURROW USED TO UNLEASH HIS HATRED ON THE CENTER. A GLOCK WAS REPORTEDLY USED TO KILL ILETO IN COLD BLOOD. TERESA ESTACIO: FURROW IS CURRENTLY CHARGES WITH ONE COUNT OF MURDER AND FIVE COUNTS OF ATTEMPT MURDER ALONG WITH A CHARGE OF HATE CRIME. HE COULD BE FACING THE DEATH PENALTY . TERISA ESTACIO, CBS NEWS, LA ))

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The Carroll County Board of Supervisors wants to hear from you.
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A public hearing is scheduled tonight to find out what residents would like to see done with four county owned buildings.
The buildings in question were vacated when the new Carroll County Governmental Complex opened for business.
The Carter Building on Main Street is one of buildings that's no longer in use.
Several members of the local historical society would like to see it preserved.
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Cox would like to see the building used as a coffee shop and art gallery.
The public hearing is set to begin at six P-M in the Carroll County High school auditorium.
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The antique business is booming in Southwest Virginia and this weekend glass takes center stage.
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Apple Shed Antiques in Daleville has one of the largest antique glass collections in Virginia. It's a great place to get an idea of what you can expect at this weekend's antique glass show.
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If you've ever wanted to try your hand at driving a luge, you could get your opportunity this weekend in Roanoke. Mike Stevens will have the details in Sports.
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On Health Check, the debate over accepting medical waste in Virginia landfills continues,
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and a new vaccine is showing promise in the treatment of the AIDS virus, but researchers say don't get your hopes up.
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The Governor was aghast when medical waste from New York City was found in Virginia landfills earlier this year.
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So it may come as some surprise to hear Virginia doctors testifying in Richmond today that medical waste is really quite safe.
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((DR. BARRY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER: THERE'S NO EVIDENCE THAT ANYONE IN THE WASTE INDUSTRY OR IN THE GENERAL PUBLIC HAS EVER BEEN INFECTED FROM ITEMS FROM MEDICAL WASTE.))
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A legislative subcommittee may recommend loosening state laws on medical waste.
Those laws were written in the early '90s when scientists knew less about how AIDS and hepatitis are transmitted.


The doctors testifying today say Virginia's regulations cost hospitals eight to 20 times more to incinerate their trash... as opposed to dumping it in landfills.
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A drug being considered to treat mild to moderately severe cases of Alzheimer's Disease is showing promise in clinical trials.
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Aricept shows definite benefits in treating the degenerative disorder.
Researchers say the test subjects show a significant improvement in memory and in the activities of daily living.
The drug apparently has little or no side effects. The study says the people treated with Aricept showed no more side effects that those who received a placebo.
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The latest hope in the fight against AIDS is about to be tested on Humans.
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One of the nation's largest drug manufacturers says it's time to test their version of an experimental AIDS vaccine on humans.
Scientists at Merck & Co. say their vaccine has shown promising results in monkeys.
But they are cautious, most projects that reach this stage fail in clinical development.
Still advocates are encouraged.
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Sixteen thousand people become infected with the virus every day.
Most patients now pay upwards of 10 thousand dollars a year for treatment.
A vaccine would prevent it.
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((JEFFREY LAURENCE, M.D.,LABORATORY FOR AIDS RESEARCH: WE NEED AN AIDS VACCINE. THERE HAS NEVER BEEN A VIRAL EPIDEMIC ON THE PLANET THAT HAS EVER BEEN SOLVED WITH DRUGS. IT'S ALWAYS BEEN A VACCINE.))
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For the most part larger pharmaceutical companies have been unwilling to invest in research on an AIDS vaccine due to the scientific challenges and the enormous costs.
Research almost stopped in the mid 90's after two promising vaccines failed critical lab tests.

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A drug used to prevent osteoporosis can also cut the risk of spinal fractures.
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It is the latest study on raloxifene which is an estrogen like drug prescribed to post menopausal women.
Researchers found in addition to protecting women against broken bones, it also strengthen brittle bones after they've been fractured.
The study also showed that the women on raloxifene also lowered the risk of breast cancer by 70 percent.
That's could news for women who want the bone building benefits of estrogen but worry about its increased risk of cancer.
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Today in Sports, Detroit decides Barry wasn't LION.
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With that and news of an unique opportunity, here's Mike Stevens.

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Welcome everybody to the afternoon ticker.
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The Detroit Lions have apparently accepted the fact that Barry Sanders will not be back this season.
The Lions have had former Redskin
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Terry Allen in town this week talking to him about playing this season to will the void created by Sanders' departure.
Allen is a free agent. He missed much of last season with knee problems.
The Lions want to work him out and have him get a physical.
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If you're looking something really different to do this weekend check this out. The Bell Atlantic Luge Series is ready to hit the Roanoke Valley Saturday and Sunday.
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The series, now in its 13-th summer of recruitment, is looking for youngsters who could ultimately earn a spot on the United State's Luge Association's Junior Development Team.
The sleds on wheels will roll onto the Walrond park soapbox derby course beginning this Saturday.
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The programs greatest success story is Brian Martin a 1987 graduate of the program who won the bronze medal in the 1998 olympic games.
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The cost of the clinic is 15 dollars per child and it will be held this weekend from 9 am to noon and 2:30 to 5:30 at Walrond Park.


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Friday Football Extra is set to kick off its 16th season this Friday night here on Your Hometown Station.
Hope you can join us the day after tomorrow at 11:35, right after News 7 at 11.
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The Virginia Tech Hokies closed practices to the public today and that means fans will have to wait until the season opener on September the 4th to get an up close look at quarterback Michael Vick.
But believe me the wait is worth it.
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Tonight at six we'll talk with Vick and have much more on his progress this summer. Take care everybody. [go to break]

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Protecting large clocks in the area has brought one Pennsylvania family closer.
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Bob Rodgers used to come to Greene Memorial United Methodist Church with his father to repair the tower clock.
That was decades ago.
Now his children help him.
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((I THINK IT'S GREAT FOR THEM. YOU GET TO SEE A LITTLE BIT OF THE COUNTY, MEET DIFFERENT PEOPLE. THE FURTHER SOUTH YOU GET, THE MORE CHANGE IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE.
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They also work on a church in Buchanan -- as well as the clock at the top of the old Roanoke County courthouse, now part of Roanoke College.
But they say the Greene Memorial timepiece is unique.
It strikes every 15 minutes and looms higher than most.
But will this family tradition keep ticking?
The younger generation will chime in tonight on News7 at Six.
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