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Next on News 7 at 5, the golf world mourns the loss of Payne Stewart,
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And a local company tells its striking workers that may be replaced...soon.
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Once again, no changes. Abundant sunshine in the short term forecast.

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A study on germs shows more microscopic bugs in the environment.
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And Fido may not want to hear it, but the government issues a warning about dog treats.
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((nat bag pipes )) [butt to bite 10:11:14] ((THE TOUR IS UNIQUE. WE ALL NEED EACH OTHER. WITHOUT EACH OTHER WE WOULD NOT BE A TOUR ALL OF US WERE A PART OF PAYNE. HE WAS A PART OF US. WHEN PAYE DIED A GIG PART OF US DIED TOO.))
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Pro Golfers remember their colleague and friend- Payne Stewart.
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While Golfers mourn the loss of a friend- Crash investigators in Washington prepare to analyze the cockpit voice recorder from Stewarts jet.
Jennifer Jones has the latest.
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((IT IS THE YEAR-ENDING EVENT THE BIGGEST MONEY MAKERS IN GOLF LONG FOR, ORDINARILY. BUT THIS YEAR IS DIFFERENT. NO PAYNE STEWART, WHO'D EARNED A SPOT IN THIS YEAR'S TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP. AN EMOTIONAL MORNING BEGINS THE TOURNAMENT WITH A LONE BAGPIPER MARCHING ACROSS A FOGGY HOUSTONGOLF COURSE, HONORING THE TWO-TIME U.S. OPEN CHAMPION. TOM FINCHEM, PGA TOUR COMMISSIONER: We are still in shock 72 hours after thge terrible plane crash on Monday took from us one of our great champions. PAYNE STEWART,RECOGNIZED MOST BY HIS SIGNATURE ATTIRE, WAS ONE OF SIC PEOPLE KILLED AFTER A BIZARRE, 14-HUNDRED MILE ODYSSEY THAT ENDED IN A PLANE CRASH MONDAY IN THIS SOUTH DAKOTA FIELD. IT'S BELIEVED THE PLANE, THAT ORIGINATED IN ORLANDO EN ROUTE TO DALLAS, LOST CABIN PRESSURE CAUSING ALL ON BOARD TO LOSE CONSCIOUSNESS, THE PLANE FLYING WITH NO ONE AT THE CONTROLS, AUTHORITIES SUSPECT, FOR NEARLY FOUR HOURS BEFORE CRASHING. INVESTIGATORS HAVE RECOVERED THE COCKPIT VOICE RECORDER, HOPING TO LEARN MORE ABOUT WHAT CAUSED THE CHAIN OF EVENTS THAT HAS LEFT UNSETTLING FEELINGS FOR SO MANY. TOM LEHMAN, PGA GOLFER, "Six people got on that airplane on Monday andtoday there are wives without husbands, kids without fathers. There's agolf world that's missing a hero. There's a tour that's missing a great champion. There's a bunch of people missing a great friend. JONES STANDUP CLOSE: THE RECOVERED VOICE RECOVERED VOICE RECORDER IS BEING TRANSPORTED HERE TO WASHINGTONWHERE IT WILL BE ANALYZED. INVESTIGATORS ARE HOPING ENOUGH SOUND WAS PICKED UP TO TELL THEM WHAT WAS HAPPENING DURING THE LAST 30 MINUTES BEFORE THE CRASH, INFORMATION THAT COULD BE AVAILABLE AS EARLY AS FRIDAY. JJ, CBS NEWS))

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A navy Blue Angels jet crashed today in Georgia- killing two members of the Navy's precision flying team.
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An F-A-18 Hornet like this one- was practicing air manuevers near Moody Air Force base in Georgia when it crashed into some pines on a farm.
The Blue Angels were scheduled to perform at the Air Base this weekend.
Military official ssay they don't know what caused the crash.

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Roanoke County welcomed its new school superintendent this afternoon.
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Linda Weber was head of the Staunton school system before taking on the job of replacing Deanna Gordon.
School board members said Weber's energy and personality made her stand out from the other 21 candidates who applied.
She'll start work December first.
Weber has some thoughts about how to build new schools. We'll hear from her on that at 6.
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Bedford's biggest employer and its striking union still aren't talking to each other ... but they're trading letters.
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The United Steelworkers Local 240 sent a request to Rubatex ... asking for more information about the contract they're disputing.
Still ... the union hasn't asked to get back to negotiations.
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((JIM LAURIN/RUBATEX: WE HAVE RECEIVED ... NO REQUESTS TO GET BACK TO THE BARGAINING TABLE.))
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Meanwhile, the company sent the union a letter ... saying it won't be long before Rubatex starts hiring permanent replacement workers.
The company says it's operating at close to pre-strike production levels ... with only 60-percent of the pre-strike workforce.
The union disputes those numbers.
Its president did not return phone calls today.
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Still to come on the newscast, a timber company takes to the air for its latest operation,
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and are you saving enough money, up next we'll see just how many Americans are gambling with their futures.
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On Health check, we'll see just how clean the surfaces that surround us really are.
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and Patrick Evans will join us with the cast of Godspell.
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It probably does not come as a surprise, but despite a strong economy, a new survey reveals Americans are not saving enough money.
What you may find amazing is what many are betting their futures on.
Lee Cowan explains.
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((Cash register
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The economy may be booming, but savings accounts arent. A new study suggests most Americans find socking money away, a little too boring.

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00:03:56The bills come in the money goes, its hard to save anything.
NARR:
Conducted by the Consumer Federation of America, the study shows that most Americans have less than a thousand dollars in the bank, and less than half think saving and investing will ever pay off.
So what are they doing instead?

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lottery/sweepstakes
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Sweepstakes and lotteries

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12:012:52 When most of our citizens believe that the best ay to build wealth is to hit the lottery, then theres a problem of education.
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When asked how much $25 dollars invested over 40 years could bring in, most Americans answered less than 150-thousand dollars.
In reality, its almost twice that.

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12:02:22 Really when you look at it, money doesnt come with instructions, toaster do, televisions do:
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And thats the problem. Those who are spending the most on sweepstakes are also those with the least amount of disposable income, and the least amount of information on the value on time and money.
The message accountants say is simple: becoming a millionaire is as easy as saving a few dollars a week. And it is never to late to start. Lee Cowan, CBS New, New York. ))

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The roar of helicopters can be heard over Botetourt County this week, as Forestry officials look for new ways to harvest timber without disrupting the environment.
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Georgia Pacific contractors are clearing a 120- acre stand of trees that were damaged in an ice storm two years ago.
Officials say the helicopters are faster and more efficient because there's no need to build more logging roads through the national forest.
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((GREG SZARZYNSKI/U.S. FOREST SERVICE: IT'S NOT GOING TO REPLACE CONVENTIONAL LOGGING OR GROUND- BASED SYSTEMS OR CABLE SYSTEMS, BUT IT'S ONE MORE TOOL TO MANAGE AREAS THAT ARE SENSITIVE BECAUSE OF VISUALS OR BECAUSE OF THE WATER QUALITY.))
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This is just the third time helicopter logging has taken place in the Jefferson and George Washington National Forests.
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Coming up a little later Patrick Evans will tell us about a play that appropriately enough is having a successful revival.
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Today in Sports, the Hokies and the Cavaliers prepare for some of their biggest challenges of the season.
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Just ahead on health check -- The largest doctor's organization in the Commonwealth is in Roanoke to make some changes.
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But first, rawhide chews are some of the best selling types of dog treats, but they could make you sick.
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((YOU GOT TO BE CAREFUL WITH ANYTHING LIKE THAT THESE DAYS. HAMBURGER, ANY PIECE OF COW OR PIG APPARENTLY. ))
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A new study commissioned by a bleach company finds that Americans touch up to 300 surfaces every 30 minutes.
And most of those surfaces are contaminated with everything from bacteria to bodily fluids.
Terisa Estacio reports.
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(( JUST BY TOUCHING A GROCERY CART, A BANK'S ATM MACHINE, MONEY, OR
SIMPLY PICKING UP A PEN_ YOU MAY BE PICKING UP POTENTIALLY HARMFUL
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E-COLI, STREPH, ETC_ GERMS ARE GETTING )
(outcue: SMARTER TO PROTECT OURSELVES )

RECENTLY, DR KELLY REYNOLDS AND HER COLLEAGUE ANNOUNCED THE RESULTS
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PUBLIC HEALTH STUDY, COMMISSIONED BY CLOROX, THAT MEASURED
CONTAMINATION.
MORE THAN 800 PUBLIC SURFACES WERE SURVEYED IN THREE CITIES, CHICAGO,
TUCSCON AND SAN FRANCISCO.

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is very
dark purple which shows it is very contaminated. )
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ESCALATORS, GYMS, ELEVATOR BUTTONS AND SHOPPING CENTERS WERE ALSO FOUND TO
HAVE HIGH LEVELS OF BACTERIA.
IN ONE TEST, A SUBJECT UNKNOWINGLY TRANSFERRED A CONTAMINATE TO A DOOR
HANDLE, TO A STEERING WHEEL, KITCHEN DRAWER, FAUCET AND DAY PLANNER.
ON AVERAGE, A SUBJECT CAN TOUCH AND RETOUCH UP TO 300 SURFACES IN 30
MINUTES.

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(INCUE: SO HERE'S THE BOTTOM LINE_ WASH YOUR HANDS.. WITH SOAP AND

WATER
AS OFTEN AS YOU CAN _ TO HELP PROTECT YOU AS WELL AS OTHERS. )


ESPECIALLY AT HOME_ THIS IS A PICTURE, OF A TV REMOTE.. THE LIGHT SHOWS
BACTERIA LINGERING ON THE DEVICE.
THE RESEARCHES SAY BY PRACTICING GOOD HYGIENE.. AND USING DISINFECTANT
AROUND THE HOUSE IS THE BEST WAY TO COMBAT GERMS AND KEEP THEM FROM
INFILTRATING YOUR LIFE.
TE, CBS NEWS, HOUSTON ))

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A treat for your dog may not be so good for YOU.
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A new report shows treats made of animal parts such as cow or pig ears, hooves, jerky treats and rawhide chews can be contaminated with salmonella.
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((MARY LEWIS: WE CHECKED BY SAMPLING SOME OF THE PRODUCTS AND HAVE FOUND SOME TRACES OF SALMONELLA IN SOME OF THE PRODUCTS." ))
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While that's not a problem for your pet, it can be bad for humans.
Several people in Canada developed flu like symptoms from salmonella contaminated dog treats.
No one in the U-S has gotten sick, but the F-D-A has issued a warning for dog owners.
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((CHRIS NATIVI-PETSMART: "YOU HAVE TO HANDLE IT LIKE CHICKEN. JUST BE SURE TO KEEP EVERYTHING CLEAN AND WIPED DOWN. EVERYTHING IS INSPECTED. THE WAY IT IS PROCESSED, THERE'S VERY LITTLE DANGER OF ANYTHING, ANYWAY. JUST ADD A LITTLE BIT OF PRECAUTION TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE."))
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The best way to protect yourself against salmonella is to simply wash your hands with warm soapy water after handling dog treats.
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More than 500 doctors are gathering at the Hotel Roanoke over the next two days to improve Virginia's Health Care System.
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The Medical Society of Virginia will also induct Roanoke internal medicine physician Dr. Larry Monahan president at the annual meeting. One of the biggest issues he faces is legislation in Congress that would allow doctors to collectively bargain in contract negotiations with health plans.
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((LAWRENCE MONAHAN/PRESIDENT MSV: USUALLY INDEPENDENT PHYSICIANS CANNOT BAN TOGETHER OR THEY'RE CONSIDERED TO BE GUILTY OF RESTRICTIVE TRADE, BUT IF WE'RE GOING TO FOCUS ON GETTING GOOD MEDICAL CARE TO PATIENTS, I BELIEVE THE TOM CAMPBELL BILL WILL ALLOW US TO DO THAT AND PATIENTS WILL BENEFIT.))
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But before the doctors gather to set policies -- their wives are discussing health care issues with their own group -- the Medical Society of Virginia Alliance.
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((NATALIE RUDE/MSV ALLIANCE: JUDGE TRUMPETER CAME TO SPEAK TO US ON TEEN VIOLENCE AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND WE CAN BECOME MORE INVOLVED IN PREVENTING THIS TREND THAT SEEMS TO BE DEVELOPING.))
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The meeting will continue through Saturday when California Congressman Tom Campbell -- who introduced the collective bargaining act -- will be the guest speaker.

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Today in sports, Yankees' fans are still celebrating.
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Good afternoon folks and welcome to your Thursday night two minute sports ticker.
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You would expect that more than a few Braves' fans might have called in sick today. But most of the Atlanta supporters have been praising the Yankees.
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New York completed a four game sweep with a dominating performance last night beating the Braves 4-to-1. And now that the Yanks have their 25th series title of the century it's time for the victory tour to begin. Already Wheaties has the commemorative world series' champion cereal boxes on the way to a store near you. Plus, tonight the man on the cover of the box Joe Torre will be on the late show with David Letterman and other members of the team will drop by to do tonight's Top 10.
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The Virginia Tech Hokies road show rolls into Pittsburgh this Saturday night where it is certain to be greeted by a hostile crowd and some interesting weather. Those items coupled with the fact that Tech lost its last visit to Pitt Stadium in 1997 and the fact that the Panthers almost beat Penn State this season are helping the Hokies avoid a letdown.
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The Hokies are favored by 22 points in the 7pm kickoff.

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The Big ACC game this weekend has top ranked Florida State hooking up with UVa in Charlottesville. It's could be a big night for senior tailback Thomas Jones, as he looks to become the Cavs all-time leading rusher.
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Jones needs just 81 yards to break Tiki Barber's mark. Steve Mason will have more on that tonight on News 7 at six.
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Plus, we'll hear from Dale Jarrett, check the week 10 schedule for Friday Football Extra and tell you about a possible name change for the Skins' stadium. Take care everybody.

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Godspell, a stable of Broadway in the 1970s, spawned a number of hits that are true pop/rock standards.
Mill Mountain Theater is contributing its own version to the revival of this 1971 classic of the Great White Way, and we have a couple of the cast members here this evening.
Let me introduce to you Benjamin Cannon and Christy Tennant, who has a special reason to enjoy this production.
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