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Coming up on News 7-
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Wind and freezing temperatures make for slick roads across the region tonight.
Elian Gonzalez's grandmother's return to Cuba today-- with a hero's welcome.
And-- the candidates prepare for the nation's first presidential primary.
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Stay with us, News 7 is next.


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The snow may have stopped falling but folks will be digging out from this winter storm for several days.
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The Lynchburg area picked up close to two inches of snow overnight, before everything turned over to a heavy rain that tapered off by late afternoon.
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The snow and ice also contributed to several accidents. This tractor trailer accident near Dixie Caverns led officials to shut down a portion of Interstate 81 for several hours.
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And it wasn't just slow going on the roads -- the snow put a damper on air travel as well.
The Roanoke Regional Airport had one runway open and a number of flights canceled or delayed based on the destination.
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Much of the New River Valley spent the day digging out from at least six inches of snow that fell overnight and and this morning.
As Marya Jones reports it all amounted to a big mess on the roads.
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(([NATSOUND: SCRAPING] ((NATSOUND: SCRAPING )) [RUNS:02]
Residents in the New River Valley woke up this morning with a lot work to do.
The more than six inches of snow and ice dumped over their communities was picturesque ... but perilous.
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((DAN BRUGH/VDOT RESIDENT ENGINEER: IT'S A FAIR AMOUNT OF WORK TO DO. CERTAINLY, WE'VE HAD SNOW AND A COMBINATION OF SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN. MADE THE ROADS PRETTY TREACHEROUS. EVEN MAIN ROADS. )) [RUNS:11]
Even I-81 was rough going in places.
The two northbound lanes near Draper were blocked off for three hours, as crews worked to clear a tractor-trailer accident.
Traffic backed up behind it to be re-routed for miles. [NATSOUND TRUCKS] ((NATSOUND: TRUCKS)) [RUNS:01]
But the Big Freeze was also a Big Tease.
Donnie McClaugherty spent the morning shoveling and salting these walkways... only to have to do it all over again after the snow started back up.
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((DONNIE MCCLAUGHERTY: I THINK I'M LOSING THE BATTLE AT THIS POINT. ABOUT TO GIVE UP. GO HOME, TRY LATER.)) [RUNS:05]
Confronted with the same problem, some people and their pets found it easier to play in the snow than to work against it.
But that wasn't an option for everyone. VDOT tackled the primary roads with a fleet of about 100 trucks and 700 tons of salt ... while school officials tackled the prospect of another snow day.
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((FRED MORTON/MONTGOMERY CO. SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT: WE'VE GOT 8-10 PEOPLE OUT CHECKING SAFETY OF THE ROADS VERY CAREFULLY TO MAKE A GOOD DECISION FOR THE SAFETY OF ALL KIDS AND WE'RE ALWAYS GOING TO LOOK FOR THE SAFETY OF KIDS FIRST AND TO TRY AND LET PEOPLE KNOW AS SOON AS WE CAN. )) [RUNS:11]))


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Freezing rain is also causing problems in North Carolina and Georgia.
There tens of thousands are without power.
Sam Litzinger reports.
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(( Cold, wintry weather has invaded parts of the South ... putting just about everything on hold.
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In North Carolina, a dangerous combination of snow, sleet, and rain forced churches to close their doors ... and kept many drivers off the roads.

((sot: mos))

"I wasn't even driving today. I"m just sliding my way around."
Many of those who did stay home faced a different problem. Downed trees and severe icing knocked out power to thousands of customers. And after a week of this, patience is clearly wearing thin.

((sot: mos))

You get answering machines. They know there's a storm. They know the power is out. But they can't give you any time when it's coming back on."
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The cold weather is causing major headaches ... in and around the nation's capital. Thousands of gallons of water flooded streets and homes ... when a pipemain ruptured in College Park, Maryland.
Meanwhile, roads remain covered in snow and ice.
In Atlanta, this driver found out the hard just how slick these roads can be.
But even in this awful weather ... the Superbowl spirit in this host city is still alive.

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Sam Litzinger, CBS News.))


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Laid- off textile workers are taking their concerns to Richmond.
Delegate Ward Armstrong says at least five busloads of people from the Henry County area are expected to attend a house Labor and Commerce Committee hearing in Richmond on Wednesday.
Armstrong is the sponsor of the Textile Workers Relief Act of two-thousand-- which would make jobless people in high-unemployment areas eligible for Medicaid.



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Most polls show Republican presidential candidate George W. Bush is closing the gap on John McCain in New Hampshire.
Veteran pollsters say Bush has made a comeback by gaining the support of the undecided.
Lisa Hughes are more.
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(( Super: Nashua, NH The Super Bowl may have taken on special meaning this year for the two men who want to be the Democratic Presidential nominee. Vice President Al Gore cheered on his home state team at a New Hampshire sports bar. :12

(MOST PEOPLE HERE ARE TENNESSEE TITANS!!! Applause!!!)1:38:40 :17


Senator Bill Bradley-- born and raised outside St. Louis joined pumped-up Rams supporters and led his own cheer
JUST REMEMBERTHE GAME ISNT OVER TIL ITS OVER. WE WANT TO MAKE SURE WHEN THE GAME IS OVERWERE ON TOP.
Polls show Gores lead narrowing.
Super: V.P. Al Gore/Presidential Candidate 1:38:28 WEVE GOTTA FOCUS ON THE UNDECIDED VOTERS. WE CANT TAKE A SINGLE VOTE FOR GRANTED.
Super: Portsmouth, NH ElsewhereTexas Governor George W. Bush seemed to take all the attention away from the big game. He thanked supportersand urged independents-who he calls tire kickers-to vote for him on Tuesday. :43
Super: Gov. George W. Bush/Presidential Primary IM ASKING YOU TO JOIN MEIM ASKING YOU TO JOIN THIS CRUSADE10:52:35 :48
But that crusade could hit an immediate stumbling block in the form of Arizona Senator John McCain- barely ahead in New Hampshire polls. McCain concedes he still has a long way to go to catch Bush nationallyeven if he wins the primary.
Super: Sen. John McCain/Presidential Candidate 16:15:25 WELL PAUSE FOR AN HOUR AND LOOK BACK WITH SATISFACTION AND PLEASURE ABOUT WHERE WEVE COME FROM AND THEN PRESS ON. ))

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Tomorrow's scheduled launch of the Space Shuttle Endeavor may be delayed.
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NASA officials say a defective seal that should have been thrown away was installed in an engine that propelled space shuttle Discovery into orbit last month. When the mission does take place it will produce one of the best maps of the Earth.
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Elian Gonzalez's grandmothers landed in Havana earlier today... ending their nine-day trip to the United States.

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They've being welcomed as heroes despite their failed efforts to return with the six-year-old boy.
The Cuban government organized an enormous parade through the streets of Havana to welcome the two women.
They also took part in a rally with Fidel Castro in attendance.
The boy has been caught in a tug-of-war between his extended family in Miami and his father and grandparents in Cuba.
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A Roanoke motel owner is murdered just ten years after her husband suffered the same fate, we'll hear from a family friend after the break.
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And the Botetourt County Sheriffs department is trying to figure out why a man would shoot his own brother. The story coming up.
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The Botetourt County Sheriff's department is trying to determine what led a man to allegedly shoot and kill his brother.
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It happened last night on Bad Luck Lane, near Troutville
Authorities say the victim, James Robert (br-owe-man) Brouhman, Jr., also known as Rocky, was shot several times.


His body was found near a woodshed at his home.
His brother, Roger Alan Broughman of Webb Lane was arrested without incident and charged with first degree murder and use of a firearm.
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Roanoke Police are still trying to solve the murder of 57 year old Betty (duh-sigh) DeSai.
The woman found dead yesterday at a Roanoke motel.
As Joy Sutton reports loved ones -- say this a double tragedy -- since Desai's husband was also murdered.
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(( Betty DeSai was found dead Saturday morning inside the Park Inn International Motel on Melrose Avenue -- a business she owned and managed.
The motel had been robbed and police suspect the robbery may have been a motive in her death.
Friends of DeSai say it's hard to comprehend that she died just like her husband -- a victim of violence.
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((DR. JITENDRA DESAI:WE JUST COULD NOT BELIEVE IT. IT WAS HARD TO FATHOM. AND ONE THOUGHT THAT WENT THROUGH MY MIND IS THAT ROANOKE IS A SAFE PLACE THIS CAN'T BE HAPPENING))
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Betty's husband Girish (ger-REESH) DeSai was found dead almost ten years ago at an apartment complex he owned and managed -- he'd been murdered by one of his tenants.
Jitendra Desai, who was NOT related to the couple but considered them close friends, says the Indian Community has suffered a great loss.
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((JITENDRA DESAI: THEY WERE BOTH VERY COMMUNITY ORIENTED, VERY HARD WORKING, VERY CARING AND DEDICATED PEOPLE))
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Desai says the couple had two daughters -- who are now left grieving the loss of both of their parents. Joy Sutton, NEWS 7, Roanoke.))
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Police are not saying how Betty DeSai was murdered but anyone with information on the crime is urged to call the Roanoke City Police Crimestoppers at 1-800-791-0044.








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Police in Richmond believe they have the suspect in four unsolved murders from 1996. Officials say Leslie Leon Burchart, a homeless schizophrenic has confessed to the slayings and given investigators information about the crimes that only the killer would know. Four women ranging in age from 55 to 84 were found strangled in their homes in the so called Golden Years homicides.


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Still ahead on the broadcast, when it comes to history remembering the facts can be hard to do for some.
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But not this Blacksburg man who knows information about the Civil War you never read in textbooks.
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The Civil War is a time in history we've all studied in school or heard of. Some of us might not remember all the dates and places but one Blacksburg history fanatic can tell you things the history books never went into.
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((BOB MEADOWS/CIVIL WAR ENTHUSIAST: IT'S A HOBBY OF MINE, IN EVERY ROOM OF OUR HOME, EXCEPT OUR LIVING ROOM, BATHROOMS AND KITCHEN, HAVE CIVIL WAR PRINTS SOMEWHERE.)) [RUNS07]
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Bob Meadows has been passionate about history most of his life.
Civil War prints not only fill his home but also his office-- where you'll also find a number of artifacts.
It's a hobby Meadows began at an early age-- seventh grade to be exact.
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((I'M NOT INTO THE GORE OF THE WAR ITSELF, THAT'S A VERY PAINFUL TIME, IT'S THE ACTUAL EVENTS OF LIVES IN A DIFFERENT TIME PERIOD THAN WE'RE IN TODAY.)) [RUNS12]
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Meadows enjoys sharing his hobby with others... often giving speeches and talks to various groups of all ages.
Stories dealing with female spies are among his favorite.
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(( ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS UNION SPIES WAS A LADY NAMED CRAZY BETH, ELIZABETH VAN LOO, FROM THE CITY OF RICHMOND, BORN AND RAISED IN THE CITY OF RICHMOND, YET, WAS A UNION SPY, GRANT SAYS SHE WAS THE BEST SOURCE OF SPYING HE HAD DURING THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.)) [runs11]
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Meadows also enjoys sharing stories about Franklin County native Booker T. Washington-- who was freed as a slave and eventually went on to found the Tuskegee Institute.
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((AN EX UNION GENERAL CAME TO SEE HIM AND SAID WHAT ARE YOU A FORMER SLAVE DOING WITH CONFEDERATE GENERALS ON YOUR WALLS AND BOOKER TO WASHINGTON STOOD UP, INDIGNANT AND SAID, SIR I'LL HAVE YOU KNOW THESE ARE FINE EXAMPLES OF SOUTHERN GENTLEMEN CHRISTIANS AND YOU WON'T SPEAK DISRESPECTFUL OF THEM AGAIN IN MY PRESENCE.)) [runs20]
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Meadows believes the Civil War is misunderstood by most.
In his view-- it was about much more than the north and the south.
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((LIFE'S NOT THAT SIMPLE, IT WAS NOT THAT SIMPLE, THERE IS NO INNOCENT PARTY.)) [runs07]
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Meadows says his trick to sharing history to keep it balanced-- he says he never takes sides.
As far as school children-- he says teachers and parents need to make it interesting by taking them to places, like Booker T. Washington's birthplace.
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((LET THEM EXPERIENCE BY ACTUALLY WALKING THROUGH AND SEEING SOME OF THESE, IT BRINGS IT MORE TO LIFE.)) [RUNS11]
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Books also work.... Just ask Meadows whose collection includes nearly 500- books on the civil war. ))


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An entire season and the entire Super Bowl 34, all 60 minutes of it came down to one yard as the St. Louis Rams escaped the Tennessee Titans for a 23-16 Super Bowl 34 victory.
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The game looked out of reach for the Titans when Rams quarterback Kurt Warner found receiver Tory Holt across the middle for the TD. The games first touchdown came with 7:20 left in the third quarter and St. Louis was up 16-nothing.
But Eddie George scored on this short TD run, 16-6 Rams.
George brought Tennessee to with in 3 on this TD run and with 7:21 left it was 16-13.
Al Del Greco tied it up with a field goal with 2:12 left and then Warner threw his [SUPER=30-St. Louis/23/Tennessee/

16;]second touchdown pass, a 73 yarder to Isaac Bruce and the Rams were up 23-17.
The game came down to a a final play. Steve McNair finds a receiver as time expires, but the Rams Mike Jones makes the game saving tackle as St. Louis wins 23-16.
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The Super Bowl was definitely watched closely by
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Roanoke Steam Arena football coach Pete Shaw. Shaw has interesting connection to players on both teams. A long time ago, he coached a little leaguer who played in the Tennessee Titans pass defense tonight.
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Shaw also coached against Rams quarterback Kurt Warner when he played for the Iowa Barnstormers in arena football. Shaw was a defensive coach for the New Jersey Red Dogs. Shaw got the best of Warner that day.
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The Virginia men's basketball team secured second place in the ACC by winning it's fifth conference game of the season, which surpasses last seasons conference win total, beating Wake Forest 76-67.
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Pete Gillen looking for his 15th win, one more than all of last year.
Donald Hand would contribute in the win, scoring this basket early in the first half to keep UVa out in front.
Dave Odom's Demon Deacons would not quit.
Darius Songaila knocks down two of his team high 18 points. 46-39 Virginia with 13:45 to play.
[SUPER=33-Virginia/76/Wake Forest/67;] Keith Freil put the Wahoos up 51-40 with this long bomb from near the top of

the key,
but Antwan Scott of Wake would quake with this slam at the other end.
Travis Watson scored a career high 18 as UVa wins by nine.
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In Charlottesville, the 25th ranked Lady Cavaliers knocked off ninth ranked Duke today, holding the lady Blue Devils to just 12 first half points.
Virginia's Renee Robinson scored a game high 15. UVa tops Duke 61-49 and improves to 16 and 5 and takes over sole poseession of the ACC lead.
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The Virginia Tech Lady Hokies fell to Xavier 64-60 today at Cassell Coliseum. Tere Williams lead Tech with 19 points while Sarah Hicks added 12. Xavier scored 11 points off turnovers while Tech managed 5. The Lady Hokies are now 12 and 8 overall and 5 and 3 in the Atlantic 10.

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A fifth year veteran heads the pack for the Roanoke CollegeLady Maroons. Denise Allen has Carrie McConnell's inspirational story.
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((The '99-2000 season was an unexpected one for Carrie McConnell, unexpected because the point guard graduated with a finance degree last year.
But during her career six knee surgeries had sideline Carrie and left her with a year of eligiblity.
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Coach Dunagan was relieved to have her experienced point guard back at the helm this season.
The Maroons didn't make the ODAC finals last year. Carrie jumped at the opportunity to help the team reach that goal this season.
She also reached a personal milestone, earlier this season Carrie became Roanoke College's all-time leader in assists.
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Carrie's leaning toward a career in sports marketing, but for now the Radford native is enjoying finishing out her basketball career at Roanoke College.
















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Speaking of the Skins, the Washington like Jerry Rice.
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The team is reportedly interested in getting San Francisco's Jerry Rice. According to the Washington Post, the Skins are expressing interest and the 49ers are having salary cap problems, which means he could end up in DCTERMS.
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