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Today on News 7 at 5, Boulder prosecutors say they have no reason to halt the investigation in the murder of JonBenet Ramsey. We'll have a live report.
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And family and friends gather to say goodbye to one a Roanoke civic leader.
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Looking for a very chilly evening tonight with a killing frost for some areas. Details ahead.

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A Southside locality with the most reported cases of an S-T-D in Virginia is working to stop the spread of the disease.

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And it's No Problem for this group of musicians to play a tune -- we'll tell you why in tonight's health check report.


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((AND WE WILL CONTINUE TO FOLLOW THE EVIDENCE IN THIS CASE.))
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The Grand Jury may be done investigating but the murder case of Jon Benet Ramsey is far from over
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That's the word from prosecutors tonight- who say the the book is not closed in the Jon Benet Ramsey murder case.

The Boulder County District Attorney held a press conference just a short time ago. Manuel Gallegus is following the case. He joins us with the latest from Boulder Colorado.
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ONE DAY AFTER HE ANNOUNCED THERE WOULD BE NO INDICTMENT IN THE
JONBENET RAMSEY MURDER CASE, THE BOULDER DISTRICT ATTORNEY OFFERED
NO APOLOGIES.

-SOT-ALEX HUNTER, BOULDER CO. DISTRICT ATTY.



OVER THE PAST 13 MONTHS, THE SPECIALLY APPOINTED, SECRET GRAND JURY
REVIEWED A MOUNTAIN OF EVIDENCE. IT WOULD HAVE TAKEN 9 OF THE 12
JURORS TO RETURN AN INDICTMENT.

-SOT- BOB GRANT, ADAMS CO. DISTRICT ATTY., CASE WILL GO ON.



THE BOULDER COMMUNITY IS DISAPPOINTED._ MANY HERE ARE TIRED OF THE
REPUTATION THE TOWN HAS AS THE MURDER SITE OF THE SIX YEAR OLD BEAUTY
QUEEN. THEY WERE HOPING FOR JUSTICE.

-SOT- BOULDER RESIDENT



THE RAMSEY FAMILY HAS ALSO EXPRESSED ITS FRUSTRATION AND
DISAPPOINTMENT. IN A STATEMENT, THEY SAID THEY ARE LIVING IN A
NIGHTMARE.
"We take no satisfaction in this result because a child killer remains
free and undetected."

-STAND-UP-

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Just one week to go until the government coffers dry up- that's whan a stop gap spending bill runs out.
Today the President asked Republicans to work with him on a new budget package.
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But before that, the President lashed out at the GOP leaders- who voted down a nuclear test ban treaty yesterday.

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((THIS WAS PARTISAN POLITICS AT ITS WORST KIND BECAUSE IT WAS BLATANT AND BECAUSE OF RISKS IT IMPOSES TO THE SAFETY OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE AND THE WORLD.)) ((SEN. TRENT LOTT/MAJORITY LEADER: WE ARE NOT A RUBBER STAMP . WE ARE NOT A RUBBER STAMP FOR THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. ON THIS TREATY. WE THINK IS FLAWED.))
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Lott says the vote wasn't about politics- but about the future of the nation. Lott says he's proud of how the vote turned out.


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The Reverend Charles Green was remembered today as a man of uncommon dignity and grace, a man who was deeply committed to his church and his fellow man.
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Green died on Friday. He was 75 years old.
A Navy veteran, pastor, and hospital chaplain, Green was also a longtime official of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
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Today, family and friends crowded into Roanoke's High Street Baptist Church for the funeral service.
There they made note of his deep religious faith, and his tireless work for civil rights.
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((MARTIN JEFFREY/ROANOKE NAACP PRESIDENT: HE SPENT THE BULK OF HIS LIFE MAKING CHANGE, CREATING CHANGE, FIGHTING FOR CHANGE.)) ((PERNELLER CHUBB-WILSON/ROANOKE SCLC PRESIDENT: HE HELPED THE POOR, THE NEEDY, ANYONE WHO NEEDED HELP, HE WAS THERE FOR THEM. AND I WILL TRULY MISS HIM.))
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Charles Thomas Green was born in Midville, Georgia in 1924, and he will be buried there in a family cemetery.
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Coming up next on the newscast, parents of a local star football player are punished for striking back at a referee,


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And then a little later, we'll meet a confused dachshund who has a litter of phony puppies.
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An Indiana jury is deciding the fate of a former nurse accused of killing seven patietns with lethal injections.
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Orville Majors says he did not kill the patients under his care.
He contends they all died of natural causes following a variety of ailments.
Prosecutors argue he was playing God by injecting the patients with drugs that stopped their hearts.
Majors has been in jail since January 1998.
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Union leadership says it's not about to go back to the bargaining table with Rubatex ... though some rank-and-file say it's about time someone gave in.
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The strike at Bedford's biggest employer is in its fifth week.
Picketers say they'll stay out there as long as it takes.
But some are urging leadership to break its silence and make an effort to talk to the company.
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((LORETTA CRAIG: WE MAY END UP HAVING TO DO THAT, YOU KNOW, BECAUSE IT DOESN'T LOOK LIKE THEY'RE GOING TO GIVE AT ALL. WE DON'T WANT TO GIVE, EITHER, BUT SOMEBODY'S GOING TO HAVE TO MAKE THAT FIRST STEP.////////ROY KARENS: WE NEED TO GET BACK AND TALK SOME. SEE WHAT WE CAN COME UP WITH.))
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At its weekly meeting with reporters ... the company said it's getting ready to defend the union's unfair labor charge.
The company put up numbers showing workers would get a net annual wage hike.
The union has accused Rubatex of "regressive" bargaining ... saying the company's offer would cut workers' take-home pay.
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((JIM LAURIN/RUBATEX NEGOTIATOR: WE HAVE A FINAL OFFER ON THE TABLE. WE FEEL COMFORTABLE WITH IT. WE DON'T BELIEVE IT'S REGRESSIVE BARGAINING.))
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Rubatex says it will turn temporary workers into permanent staff if the strike lasts much longer.
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The parents of a star football player must do community service for fighting with game officials.
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Doris Lee Ratcliffe hit a referee with a stadium seat. She says the ref ignored a cheap shot against her son Cooney, who's a Giles football player. Then her husband Bentley grabbed a sheriff's deputy who was leading her away.
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The crowd at this Floyd-Giles game was especially hostile following problems with the game clocks.
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But today the judge told the couple this was very serious because it happened on school property. The Ratcliffes must each do 200 hours of community service in the next six months. The judge will review the assault and obstruction of justice charges in a year. Doris Lee Ratcliffe has apologized to the referee.

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Cooler weather is not the only thing October brings to the area.. Coming up next, Patrick Evans will show us a few fall suprises in store for you at Mountain Lake. [LIVE PATRICK FULL STARLINK]
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You would expect to find a biergarten (beer garden) and an Ooompah Band in the rolling hills of Bavaria, not Giles County, but Mountain Lake has a surprise for you.
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An annual celebration of Oktoberfest takes place in that idyllic setting, and Patrick Evans is there to give us all the details.
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Coming up today in Sports, Steve Mason will help kick off the Roanoke Express' new season.
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On Health check, one locality deals with a dramatic increase in its syphilis rates,
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And a special orchestra performs for a thousand students in Roanoke today.
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((DREW SITZE/WILLIAM BYRD MIDDLE SCHOOL: I DIDN'T EXPECT IT TO BE THIS GOOD, BUT IT WAS PRETTY GOOD.))
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The Virginia Department of Health is taking a swipe at syphilis.
And it's starting in Danville, which has the highest rate of infection in the state.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention gave Virginia 300-thousand dollars to start the effort.
Danville was selected because syphilis cases increased there 87-percent in the last year.
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Doctor Jeffrey Smith -- Danville's public health director -- will manage the program.
He says without early treatment, syphilis can damage the heart and nervous system.
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((DR. JEFFREY SMITH/DANVILLE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR: IF WE ARE ABLE TO GET PEOPLE TO UNDERSTAND THEY NEED TO COME IN EARLY FOR EVALUATION AND TREATMENT OF SYPHILIS, THEN IT'S MUCH MORE EASILY TREATED AND CURED THAN IF WE WAIT MANY, MANY, MANY MONTHS AND YEARS.))
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The grant money will be used to pay for community education programs, extend clinic hours, and help patients with transportation and babysitting.

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An Austrian Orchestra is performing at the Roanoke Civic Center tonight as part of its U-S tour. The No Problem musicians are all handicapped, but when it comes to playing their instruments -- their abilities overshadow any disability.
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[RUNS:05] They may be playing yesterday, but they're envisioning a future where with no prejudice or limitation on their skills.
And the music is therapy for these musicians suffering from Downs Syndrome, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Multiple Sclerosis and Muscular Dystrophy.
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((DR. JOSEF SCHORKMAYR/ORCHESTRA DIRECTOR: ONE OF OUR MUSICIANS WAS IN A WHEELCHAIR WHEN THE AUDIENCE APPLAUDED, MADE A STANDING OVATION, HE STOOD UP AND NOBODY COULD BELIEVE IT.)) [RUNS:09]
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About 1000 School children from Roanoke county and city got a preview this morning of No Problem's talent.
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((DREW SITZE/WILLIAM BYRD MIDDLE SCHOOL: I DIDN'T EXPECT IT TO BE THIS GOOD, BUT IT WAS PRETTY GOOD. DID YOU RECOGNIZE ANY OF THE SONGS. I RECOGNIZED SOME OF THE RAGTIME AND BEETHOVEN.)) [RUNS:05]
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((KRYSTLE WALLER/WILLIAM BYRD MIDDLE SCHOOL: I THOUGHT IT WAS REALLY NICE, I WASN'T EXPECTING THIS. I THOUGHT IT WAS NEAT HOW THE INSTRUMENTS WERE DESIGNED.)) [RUNS:09]
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a special keyboard was created by the founder and director of the orchestra.
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((DR. JOSEF SCHORKMAYR/ORCHESTRA DIRECTOR: THERE ARE GLASS KEYS ON THE KEYBOARD. THE GLASS KEYS HAVE ILLUMINATED NUMBERS, IF YOU FOLLOW THE NUMBERS, YOU FOLLOW THE MELODY AFTER A WHILE THEY RECOGNIZE IT, AND THEY CAN PERFORM ON A NORMAL KEYBOARD.)) [RUNS:17]
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The concert is sponsored by the Down Syndrome Association of Roanoke.
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((KIMBERLY TEMPLETON/DOWN SYNDROME ASSOC. OF ROANOKE: TO TRY TO GET EVERYBODY TO FOCUS ON ABILITY AND NOT DISABILITY AND ALSO TO BRING TOGETHER PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES AND PEOPLE WHO ARE NOT DISABLES, SO WE HAVE AN INTEGRATED COMMUNITY AND EVERYBODY GETS TO PARTICIPATE FULLY AND WE THOUGHT THIS ORCHESTRA WAS A GREAT EXAMPLE OF THAT.)) [RUNS:14]
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[VO NAT] Another performance is scheduled tonight at the Roanoke Civic Center Auditorium at 7:00. The Roanoke concert is free and open to the public.
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It's time for our two minute ticker. Believe it or not the hockey season here in the Star City is back for another season.
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Steve Mason joins us from the Roanoke Civic Center for a report on tonight's season opener. Steve.
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Thanks Jean, welcome everyone to the Thursday ticker which begins and ends on the freezer floor. The Roanoke Express begin the 1999-2000 season right here at the Round House in a 7pm face off against arch rival Hampton Roads.
Tons of excitement around the Express. The team was the Northern Conference regular season champs last year and was one series away from playing for the ECHL championship cup.
11 players are back from that team including defenseman Duane Harmer. Harms, you were named team captain yesterday. As captain how are the returning players gelling with the nine newcomers.

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Harms, you open the season against Hampton Roads and that means one of the most controversial coaches in the game is back here in John Brophy. Talk about him first and then discuss how you guys plan to stop a Hampton Roads team that is stacked this year with players like Dominic Maltais and Rod Taylor back on the ice.
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[STEVE THEN ASKS SECOND PLAYER A QUESTION] As we said, nine new players hit the ice for the Express. Dion Del Monte you will play a key roll in the Express power play tonight, talk about the Express offense and the changes we might see.
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A Florida couple is having a dog-gone time answering their telephones.
Their pet dauchsand keeps taking them.
She thinks they are her puppies.
Ric Blackwell reports.
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((THIS 3 YEAR OLD MINIATURE LONG HAIRED DAUCHSAND GAVE BIRTH TO SOME BABY BELLS... LITTLE POO-GID THINKS SHE HAS A LITTER OF THREE.... THAT WOULD BE THREE TELEPHONES.....

SOT/ "IT'S REALLY UNBELIEVABLE, ESPECIALLY WHEN IT RINGS...I THINK SHE

THINKS ITS THE BABY CRYING."
NARR/ RUTH SAYS THEY COULDN'T FIND A FATHER FOR POO-GID'S PUP, WHEN SHE WENT INTO HEAT THREE MONTHS AGO .... INSTEAD, POO-GID EXPERIENCED A FALSE PREGANCY AND LABOR... AND NOW, SHE REALLY THINKS THE PHONES ARE HER BABIES ...

SOT/ "SHE WAS LICKING IT AND BATHING IT AND SHE CARES FOR IT LIKE HER

OWN OFFSPRING." "SHE'S JUST VERY PROTECTIVE OF HER BABIES."
NARR/ THE PHON-EY PREGNANCY IS CUTE, BUT THE SAMYNS NEED THE TELEPHONES BACK... THEY BOTH RUN BUSINESSES OUT OF THEIR HOUSE...

SOT/ "THE VET SAID IT'S JUST A PSYCHOLOGICAL THING, SHE STILL NEEDS TO

WORK THROUGH IT AND SHE DOESN'T NEED MEDICAL ATTENTION."
NARR/ DOG EXPERTS SAY POO-GID WILL CUT THE "CHORD" WITHIN THE NEXT FOUR WEEKS... RIC BLACKWELL REPORTING FOR CBS NEWS. ))
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