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On news 7 at 5, Roanoke police name a suspect in this weekend's murder of a 19 year old man.
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and a night of fun turns deadly as a New York man is killed while riding a roller coaster at King's Dominion.
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Scattered showers form again this afternoon and it appears rain showers will stay in the short term forecast.

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Today on health check -- the state wants to see insurance companies do more for the obese.
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Plus -- Parents get a lesson in back to school safety.
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A roller coaster ride turned deadly at a popular Virginia Amusement Park.
Last night, a 20 year old man from New York was killed on Kings Dominion's Shockwave Coaster.
Gary Nuremburg has more from Doswell.
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More search and rescue teams are going home- and the earthquake cleanup in Turkey is entering a new stage.
As Bobbi Harley reports, health officials are now concerned about disease.
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((
MORE MISERY FOR THE PEOPLE OF TURKEY. LAST WEEK - RESCUERS WORKED TO FREE THOSE TRAPPED BY A POWERFUL EARTHQUAKE. THIS WEEK - TRACTORS CARRY AWAY TO SAFETY THOSE STRANDED BY FLOOD WATERS. THE HEAVY RAINS ONLY COMPLICATE A DESPERATE SITUATION. WHILE THE EARTHQUAKE KILLED AT LEAST EIGHTEEN THOUSAND PEOPLE -- TENS OF THOUSANDS MORE LOST THEIR HOMES AND NOW MUST STRUGGLE IN THE TO LIVE IN PACKED TENT CITIES. THE NEXT THREAT MANY FEAR IS THE ONSLAUGHT OF EPIDEMIC DISEASES - WITH SO MANY BODIES STILL BURIED IN THE RUBBLE AND SO MUCH GARBAGE NOW BUILDING UP. THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION SAYS SO FAR - PEOPLE DON'T NEED TO WORRY. DR. MICHAEL THIEREN/WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION - An epidemic front has never been observed in any disaster. This is the experience of the WHO of 20 years of observation of natural events. BUT JUST IN CASE, DOCTORS HAVE QUARANTINED A TURKISH SOLDIER WHO'S SHOWING SYMPTOMS OF TYPHOID FEVER. AS FOR THE HUNDREDS OF RESCUERS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD - WITH LITTLE HOPE OF FINDING ANYONE ELSE ALIVE - THE TIME CAME FOR MOST OF THEM TO GO HOME. A HERO'S GOOD-BYE - WITH CAMERAS FLASHING AND HEARTFELT THANKS...
...AS THE FOCUS TURNS TO HELP THOSE WHO LIVED THROUGH THE DISASTER TO NOW RE-BUILD THEIR LIVES. BH, CBS NEWS, NY))



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Plan on paying more for car loans and home mortgages- Interest rates are going up again.
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The Federal Reserve raised rates for the second time in eight weeks-
The hike of a quarter percent in both the Federal funds rate and the discount rate is an effort to cool the economy.
Policy makers will meet again in October, but they've maintained a neutral stance- meaning they're not predisposed toward another increase- Instead they'll consider the state of the economy.
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A Montgomery County jury heard from the twins accused of murdering a man inside a Blacksburg nightspot.
Both Terry and Kerry Scales admit they pulled their guns inside the crowded restaurant but say there was a reason.

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Teresa Hamilton is at the Montgomery county courthouse where the brothers took the stand this afternoon.
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Roanoke police have a suspect in a weekend murder.
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Prentice R. Jordan was shot and killed in Easley's restaurant on Shenandoah Avenue early Saturday morning.
Investigators are looking for 23-year-old Timothy Lee Buford, also known as "Nippy".
He's currently charged with shooting into an occupied dwelling and illegal use of a firearm.
More charges are pending.
Anyone with information about Buford is asked to call Crime Line, at 344-8500.
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Next on News 7 at 5, one locality takes a different approach to get its daycare program on a roll,
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and then a little later, we'll see to what measures some people will go to bring home the bacon.
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On Health Check, the state wants to see insurers pay to help the obese.
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And we'll grill Patrick Evans to find out what he knows about a big steak out.

[5-Amherst-Murder]


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Amherst County authorities say a man who died from severe burns last winter apparently was deliberately set on fire.
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The sheriff's department is now treating 40-year old Herman Branham's death as a homicide.
Lab reports show gasoline and kerosene were poured on Branham as he stood in the yard of this home near Naola (nay-OH-la).
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((JIMMY AYERS/AMHERST CO. SHERIFF: IT'S OUR BELIEF THAT HE WAS DOUSED WITH THE PRODUCTS AND THEN PRETTY MUCH IMMEDIATELY A MATCH WAS SET TO HIM, OF SOME TYPE WHERE THE IGNITION TOOK PLACE.))
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Branham was able to walk more than half a mile to his mother's home before collapsing.
He died of his injuries six days later.
Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call Central Virginia Crimestoppers at 1- 888- 798-5900.
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Concerns about the future of tobacco brought Senator Chuck Robb and Congressman Virgil Goode to Southside today.


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Senator Robb began the day at Bright Leaf warehouse in Danville.
He talked with Virginia Farm Bureau members and area farmers about their disappointments, including tobacco lawsuits, drought, financial losses and the increase in imported tobacco in the U-S.
Robb says he'll take the farmers' concerns back to Capitol Hill.
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((SEN. CHUCK ROBB/(D) VIRGINIA: WE'RE GOING TO TRY TO CONTINUE TO EXPLORE NEW OPTIONS FOR FAMILIES THAT HAVE BEEN FARMING FOR GENERATIONS TO REMAIN IN FARMING AND THAT INCLUDES THOSE FOR TOBACCO.))
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Robb was joined by Fifth District Congressman Virgil Goode for a tour of tobacco farms. Both men were honored for being Friends of the Farm Bureau.
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Rockbridge County is currently without a preschool program since licensing problems shut the only program a year ago.


Intern Reporter Juliet Bickford has the story on a solution they are borrowing from a neighbor.
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This empty school bus is the future sight of Rockbridge County's preschool program. The county used to run preschools out of five area churches -- until new licensing requirements brought the Fire Marshall to visit. The churches couldn't pass fire inspection and the program was disbanded -- leaving almost 100 children without a preschool.
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((EDWINA SHAFER/ PARKS & REC: PARENTS ARE VERY UPSET BECAUSE THEIR CHILD WILL NOT HAVE A PRESCHOOL OPPORTUNITY BEFORE THEY START KINDERGARTEN.))
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Once it's remodeled, the bus will travel to different sites in Rockbridge as a preschool.
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Bath County's bus is complete with all of the amenities you'd expect in a school -- including heating and air conditioning. The preschool bus reaches more kids in a rural county and offers valuable learning and interaction with other children.
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Bath County officials have been very supportive with local funding -- the bus even runs on electricity hooked up to a county meter. Parents seem to like the program.
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The bus doesn't travel with students on it and everyone involved says it's a safe environment. Rockbridge County hopes to have their bus converted and functioning as a preschool by October. Juliet Bickford, News 7, Rockbridge County.


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Next on the newscast, Patrick Evans is on a stake out, but it has nothing to do with police work.
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The line between "drive-thru" restaurants and "sit-down" just got a little blurry.
Patrick Evans says that Outback Steakhouse brings dinner right to your waiting car, and owners claim it's a revolution in prepared meal service.
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Today in Sports, we'll see if the N-F-L's rookie class is a group of model citizens.
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Today on health check -- Should insurance foot the bill for surgery to help morbidly obese people lose weight?
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and parents are told watch out for the signs that their children could develop violent personalities.
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Obese Virginians won a small victory in Richmond today.
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A legislative advisory commission says health insurers should be made to offer coverage for gastric bypass surgery.
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((SEN. BENNY LAMBERT/D-RICHMOND: I DON'T SUGGEST THAT EVERYONE GO DOWN AND SIGN UP FOR A GASTRIC BYPASS. THAT'S UNNECESSARY BECAUSE THERE ARE CERTAINLY OTHER METHODS TO REDUCE WEIGHT. BUT THOSE CASES THAT ARE STRICTLY HEREDITY AND CAN'T BE CONTROLLED, IT'S A GOOD IDEA.))
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The commission's recommendation -- if voted into law next year -- would NOT require coverage for the surgery.
It would let employers and health plan administrators decide if they want to pay for the extra coverage.
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With the school year approaching, many parents are concerned about protecting their children from violence in school.
Experts from around the country are examining the problem this week in Boston at the American Psychological Association.
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Psychologist Elizabeth Carll has written a book "Violence in Our Lives."
She says parents need to know the warning signs if they want to stop violent behavior before it starts.
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Experts also suggest you watch for a fascination to weapons.
Children who identify with gangs or other antisocial groups or those who have drug and alcohol problems are also at high risk for violent behavior.
If they torture or hurt animals that could be another indicator of possible problems.
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((RAY LORION, PH.D./OHIO UNIVERSITY: "WE LOOKED AT KIDS' EXPOSURE TO VIOLENCE, AND ONE OF THE THINGS THAT DIFFERENTIATED THE KIDS WHO WERE EXPOSED, WHO HAD THE MOST PROBLEMS WITH DRUGS AND BEHAVIOR WAS PARENTS WEREN'T AROUND FOR DINNER, PARENTS WEREN'T ALWAYS THERE AT MIGHT. THE MAJORITY OF KIDS SAID THEY DIDN'T HAVE SOMEBODY THEY COULD TALK TO."))
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Psychologists say the children who had supervision after school or were involved with extracurricular activities were the least likely to develop violent personalities.


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Two researchers at Iowa State University have found a unique roach repellent.
It works 100 times better than the widely used DEET and it's all natural.
It's catnip.
Chris Peterson and Joel Coat presented their findings yesterday at a meeting of the American Chemical Society.
It could lead to a new non toxic roach repellent that will keep insects from entering the house in the first place.


Scientists say that's important because they believe the rising number of children with asthma is due to their allergic reactions to roach droppings. [2-Shot-Toss]
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Today in Sports, it's a big day for the Hokies.
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and the N-F-L's newest stars are heading to G-Q. Here's Mike Stevens.


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Good afternoon everyone, welcome to your two minute ticker.
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It's official. Virginia Tech will become a full time member of the Big East Conference beginning with the 2001-02 academic year.
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The Hokies, who have been a charter member of the Big East in football, will become the 14th full time member of the conference. Tech conducts varsity programs in 15 Big East sports. Men's basketball will receive the biggest initial boost, considering Ricky Stokes will compete against the defending national champs in UCONN.
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The last big name holdout has finally signed with his NFL team, the Cincinnati Bengals.
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Quarterback Akili Smith, Cincinnati's top pick in this year's selection process met the Ohio media today after ending his lengthy holdout.
He sign for $56 million over 7 years.
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You won't see Akili, but you will get a chance to see the Chief takes on the Jags this Thursday night. The action comes your way at eight right here on Your Hometown Station.
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The NFL's top draft picks this season have been shining and struggling at the same time as they try to earn their stripes in the league this preseason.
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Recently, all of the top picks got together in New York City to try on some clothes and strike a pose for GQ magazine.
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Coming up at six we'll meet another NFL rookie, former Hokies Derek Smith who is trying not to go stir crazy while rehabbing his knee with the Redskins.
Have a safe night everybody. [go to break]

[5-Pig-race]


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Road hog took a new meaning this weekend at a county fair in Oregon.
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That's because the tires weren't the only things squealing during the pig and Ford races. The rules are fairly obvious. Drivers have to pick up a pig, crank up their Model T, and race around the track.
After one lap you have to trade pigs.
However if you drop your hog, you're disqualified.
This is the 75th annual running of the pig and Ford races and rest assured, none of the pigs was harmed.
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