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Today on news 7, Rescue teams from Virginia are once again heading to a part of the world hard hit by earthquakes.
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and park officials discover something is fishy as they search for their missing stock.
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Showers taper off tonight. Temperatures tomorrow range from 10 to 15 degrees below normal. More on the forecast just ahead.

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On health check -- nine cases of measles hit Bedford County.
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and health officials say Radford Univeristy is not in danger of an outbreak of meningitis.
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Rescuers are pulling more bodies from the earthquake rubble in Taiwan.
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At least 17-hundred people are known dead after the strong earthquake in Taiwan yesterday.
Rescuers from around the world including Virginia are rushing to help.
Lisa Hughes reports.
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((Daybreak reveals the damage from Taiwan's strongest earthquake in ten years. Highrise buildings knocked off their foundations. Streets and bridges crumpled. And in the cities closest to the epicenter_the sounds of desperation as rescuers pull survivors from concrete and steel.

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Nearly 4-thousand people are injured. More than 17-hundred are dead.

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I couldn't save my family, this man says. They are buried under the rubble. Many of Taiwan's 22-million people were sleeping when the quake hit which meant they no time to escape.
Super: Fairfax County, VA
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Two U-S search and rescue teams will join the effort _this one from Fairfax County, Virginia and another from Dade County, Florida. They will spend the next week looking for survivors using search dogs and special equipment. Just last month, some of these rescuers joined a similar effort in Turkey. Even with years of training, these are dangerous missions.

(super: Mike Tamillow/Fairfax Co. Search & Rescue

OBVIOUSLY, OUR BIGGEST CONCERN IS WITH THE SAFETY OF THE PEOPLE AND THE AFTERSHOCKS)

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In crowded cities_where many buildings are now unstable_aftershocks are a serious threat. Taiwan's president is already calling on his country to rebuild. But in many places, that process can't begin until the search for survivors is over. Lisa Hughes. CBS News. Washington.
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Tropical Storm Harvey is dumping rain on the southern tip of Florida, a last gasp before heading out to sea. Bobbi Harley reports from Miami.
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(( (NATS) First it was Hurricane Floyd that drenched the so-called Sunshine State.

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Now it's another storm: a smaller one named Harvey; that is wreaking havoc on South Florida.

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With winds up to 50 miles per hour and heavy rain, the latest tropical storm to hit the Southern U-S closed schools and businesses.

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Five to 10 inches of rain fell on South Florida...causing massive traffic jams on the area's busy interstate highways. Even side streets turned to rivers as water clogged storm drains.

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Florida Governor Jeb Bush declared a state of emergency for many of the counties in Harvey's path.
Near Naples, dozens of motorists got stuck in swamped streets. Neighbor helped neighbor, sometimes, though, for a price.

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11072803 "I helped pull out at least 20 so far. Made a few hundred bucks."

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110740 "There are four inches of water in my car, but it's still running."

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Thousands of children got a day off from classes as officials closed many schools. Businesses also took a heavy hit: many shut their doors for the day, others rained out as cash registers fell silent.

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"When it's like this, business dies 50 percent." 104034

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TBA Bobbi Harley CBS News Miami ))

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Flood damage in North Carolina MAY mean better tobacco prices for Virginia farmers.
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Tobacco auctions in Danville and the rest of the Southeast were canceled this week because of Hurricane Floyd's damage to warehouses and tobacco crops in North Carolina.
But while it's bad news for North Carolina farmers, many Southside tobacco growers are hoping the loss means increased demand for the leaf... and increased prices.
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((KENT OWEN/TOBACCO FARMER: WE DON'T WANT TO WISH ANY ILL LUCK ON THEM BUT IT COULD HELP US UP HERE. IF A LOT OF IT WAS DESTROYED, THAT COULD HELP NEXT YEAR'S OUTLOOK, TOO.))
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But some warehouse owners caution farmers not to get their hopes up.
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((HARRY LEA/PIEDMONT BIG SALE: I DON'T THINK ANYBODY HAS A FIRM HAND ON SOLID FIGURES AS TO WHAT HAS BEEN LOST. I THINK WE CAN PROBABLY SAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD OF 25 - 50 MILLION LBS. OF TOBACCO, WHICH IS SUBSTANTIAL. BUT I SHOULD PROBABLY SAY THAT THERE WAS THAT MUCH TOBACCO IN THE SYSTEM THAT WOULDN'T BE BOUGHT ANYWAY.))
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The tobacco market is expected to re-open in Danville next week.
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Still to come in today's Health Check segment, officials in Bedford county are concerned after nine cases of the measles are reported,
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and then a little later, a mystery is solved as to where all the fish were going in a suburban pond.
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A ten year old Louisiana boy is dead after two rottweilers attacked him last night.
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Nine police cars escorted the ambulance rushing Michael Lewis to the hospital. Police blocked intersections to speed the child to the emergency room, but his injuries were too severe to save him.
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((JERRY ROMIG/CHARITY HOSPITAL SPOKESPERSON: HE HAD SUFFERED EXTREME INJURIES TO HIS HEAD, HIS SKULL, HIS BACK, HIS NECK, BITTEN EVERYWHERE. REPORTER:HEAD FACE OR BACK OF THE HEAD? TOP OF THE HEAD AND HIS BACK.))
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The dogs attacked the boy while he was playing with or feeding the dogs in his backyard. Officials say the dogs inflicted extremely severe injuries to the boy and there was little emergency workers could do when he arrived.
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Roanoke's search for a new city manager is now down to a pair of finalists.
And council members confirm that acting city manager Jim Ritchie is NOT among the top two candidates.
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Five council members met on Saturday to interview candidates and narrow the search.
Mayor David Bowers was in the hospital following emergency eye surgery... and Linda Wyatt was unable to attend because of a previous commitment.
Today, the controversy surrounding Saturday's meeting lingered.
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((LINDA WYATT/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL: AND I DON'T THINK TWO OR THREE DAYS WOULD HAVE MADE A LOT OF DIFFERENCE IN THAT PROCESS, BUT IT CERTAINLY WOULD HAVE TO THE MAYOR AND TO THE PERCEPTION OF AN OPEN PROCESS.)) ((JIM TROUT/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL: IF WE DO NOT CONTINUE THIS INTEREST, THEY WILL LOSE THEIRS AND MOVE ON TO OTHER OPPORTUNITIES, SO WE WERE TRYING TO NAIL THIS DOWN FOR THE GOOD OF THE CITY.))
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The top two candidates are municipal officials... one here in Virginia, the second in another southeastern State. The city's consultant is now arranging for both to visit Roanoke and hold more discussions with members of council.

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Coming up next Patrick Evans will introduce us to a local artist who is making fine art out of polo.
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Eric Fitzpatrick is virtually synonymous with the Roanoke art world, and now he's intimately associated with this year's Symphony Polo Cup event.
Patrick Evans has details on this talented local artist's show that will coincide with the Polo Cup.
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Coming up in Sports, we'll check in with the Hokies as they prepare for Thursday night's game against Clemson.
And then in medical news, local health officials are concerned about an outbreak of the measles,
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and we'll look at one side effect of some prescription drugs that is often overlooked. They can make you put on weight.
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((THEY COME IN AND SAY I'M TAKING THIS DRUG. I'VE GAINED WEIGHT. IT IT BECAUSE OF THIS DRUG? ))
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A rare outbreak of measles has central Virginia officials warning everyone to update their immunizations.
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Health officials say a Bedford County man contracted the disease during a trip to Africa last month.
Since then, HIS three children, two OTHER children and three adults also have become infected.
It's been several days since any new cases have been reported, but authorities say anyone can still contract the disease.
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((DR. JOANNA HARRIS/CENTRAL VA. HEALTH DISTRICT: THAT'S THE SCARY PART ABOUT IT, BECAUSE YOU NEVER KNOW WHEN SOMEONE IS GOING TO GO, AS I SAID, TO A THIRD WORLD COUNTRY AND COME BACK AND INTRODUCE THESE THINGS INTO THE COMMUNITY, AND THAT'S WHY IT'S REALLY IMPERATIVE THAT WE KEEP IMMUNIZATION LEVELS UP AND BE VERY CONSCIENTIOUS ABOUT IT.))
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Fewer than a hundred cases of measles were reported nationwide last year.
Free immunizations are being offered at the health departments in Bedford and Lynchburg.
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Health officials say students and staff at Radford University should NOT be panicking over the recent death of a professor.
The 56- year old died from a meningitis- like infection-- which has raised concern among some on campus.
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Teresa Hamilton spoke with the director of the New River Health District earlier today and is in our Blacksburg newsroom with the latest.
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Tonya-- the infection that killed the 56- year old is contagious but health officials say folks should NOT be alarmed, because this disease can only be spread though close/intimate contact.
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((THIS WAS AN ISOLATED CASE, IT WAS NOT A PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY OR CRISIS, IT'S NOT AN OUTBREAK.))
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Dr. Jody Hershey says students and faculty at Radford University should NOT be concerned about contracting the infection that, last week, killed 56- year old Roxie Reynolds Novak.
The math professor died from a meningococal infection that attacked her bloodstream.
And while it is contagious-- Hershey says the risk to others is extremely low.
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((YOU GET IT BY SECRETIONS FROM THE BACK OF THAT INFECTED PERSONS NOSE AND THROAT, SO YOU HAVE TO BE IN VERY INTIMATE CLOSE PERSONAL CONTACT WITH THAT PERSON WHO'S INFECTED.))
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Hershey says the disease is often seen on college campuses-- adding that, on average, there are 60- such cases reported in Virginia each year.
Last year-- two people were diagnosed in the New River Valley.
In this instance-- Novak's son was treated with antibiotics. ))
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Hershey says there are two reasons folks seem to be panicking upon learning about this case.
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Coming up at six-- we'll have more on that. Tonya.

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Researchers have conducted a study on what categories of prescription drugs cause the most weight gain.
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Pharmacist say one of the biggest concerns for people taking prescription drugs is whether they will gain any weight.
Now for the first time researchers at Johns Hopkins have answered that concern.
They found that steroids such as Prednisone were most likely to cause added pounds.
Anti-depressents like Amytriptilline and Lithium were next on the list.
Doctors say many patients never realized their medication is the reason they are slowly gaining weight.
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For the most part drugs used to treat arthritis do not cause patients to add weight.
Most heart medications and cholesterol treatments do not lead patients to put on pounds with the exception of beta-blockers such as inderal.
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Welcome everybody to the Tuesday night ticker that is loaded with so, so injury news from Virginia Tech.
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The Hokies and Clemson Tigers will be in the national spotlight Thursday night at Lane Stadium, and Mike Stevens says while Michael Vick won't be at 100 percent - he will be back.
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((Vick is almost as good as new with the exception of some tenderness in his left leg when he rolls out to his right.
It's a small inconvenience for the redshirt freshman and one he plans to - play through Thursday night.)) ((MICHAEL VICK/VA. TECH QUARTERBACK:)) ((DEREK CARTER/VA. TECH TIGHT END:)) ((MIKE STEVENS:))

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The Dallas Cowboys dropped the defending NFC champions Atlanta Falcons to OH and 2 on the season last night with a 24-7 victory.
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The Cowboys are 2 and OH for the first time since 1995 thanks in part to the running of Emmitt Smith, who rushed for 108 yards and in the process moved passed Tony Dorsett into fourth place on the NFL all time career rushing list.
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The news is awful for Atlanta. Not only are the Falcons winless, but they lost running back Jamal Anderson to a sprained right knee.
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Coming up at six, more from Blacksburg, plus a Virginia Cavalier gives the Hokies some advice on Clemson, see ya then everybody.

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A fisherwoman in a Chicago suburb got quite the surprise recently. Obviously she was expecting to catch a fish...
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She just wasn't prepared to catch a vicious piranha.
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Allison actually threw the piranha back only to have her husband catch the same fish two days later.
It was probably put in the lagoon by someone who bought it as a pet and got tired of taking care of it.
Finding the piranha actually solved a mystery for the man who stocks the pound. He was wondering where all the fish were going.
It appears the piranha was eating them all. At four pounds and 15 inches long, he was one and a half times his normal size.
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