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Coming up next...
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An update on the search for the person or persons responsible for killing a Radford teenager.
And, V-M-I decides how many freshmen it plans to admit, this fall.
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In sports, The Hokies win on the road Bruce Smith is now a Redskin for the next 5 years.
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And Robert Yates racing will start on the front row when the green flag drops for the Daytona 500 Mike Stevens will have more.
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After an icy Saturday, there's another storm system moving our way, but this one will bring mostly rain. Details coming up. [open]
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For the past 3 days authorities have been investigating the crime scene where they believe 17 year-old Tara Munsey was murdered.
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Joy Sutton joins us from Blacksburg with the latest.
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Teresa,
At this point, authorities are not saying whether they have a possible suspect -- the only information the Pulaski County Sheriff is giving out at this time is that they are following-up on several leads.
But now that Tara's body has been found -- this may bring investigators one step closer to finding her killer.
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Ever since Tara Munsey's body was found on Thursday in a wooded area off of Parrott River Road in Pulaski County, authorities have been looking over the crime scene -- searching for evidence that could help find a suspect in the murder.
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Even the location of the crime scene can provide helpful information to authorities.
Pulaski County Sheriff Jim Davis says he believes Tara's killer was familiar with the area because of the remote location where her body was found.
Authorities say she died from multiple gun shot wounds -- and Davis says they are also looking into a possible struggle at the crime scene.
And now that investigators have found her body-- the hope is that this latest development may trigger someone's memory.
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((DR. TOD BURKE: THEY GO OUT AND RE-INTERVIEW BECAUSE NOW MEMORIES MAY BE REFRESHED -- NOW I DO REMEMBER SEEING THAT VEHICLE PULL INTO THE LOT))
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Now the Pulaski County Sheriff Office has received numerous tips -- and Davis says they are following up on ever lead.
But the hope is that maybe someone say something and will come forward with information.
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V-M-I's Board of Visitors voted this morning to LIMIT the size of this year's incoming freshman class to 400 rats.


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Over the past few years, the number of incoming students has ranged from 429 to around 460.
VMI spokesman Colonel Mike Strickler says this has had a cumulative effect...resulting in overcrowding in the barracks.
Stricker says limiting the number of rats will also create a more selective admission's process-- which will raise the academic profile of the students.
For now, the board's decision will only affect this year's incoming freshmen.
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A bill requiring the party designations of candidates to appear alongside their names on state ballots won final passage in the House of Delegates today.
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The 49 to 48 vote fell mostly on party lines, with Republicans supporting the measure.
Today's vote means the measure will become law in Virginia because the Governor requested the bill and the Senate has already passed it.
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Labor unions at several Rubatex plants around the country are getting involved in the ongoing dispute in Bedford.
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Union representatives from Arizona, Ohio, Illinois, and Wisconsin have formed a union council and are meeting in Bedford, this weekend.
According to a press release from the union-- council members will be discussing the Bedford strike and what they perceive as attempts by Rubatex to play one plant against another and to bust their unions.
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In other political news...
Governor Gilmore's multi-billion dollar transportation plan crashed last night in the House Appropriation's Committee.
Opponents to the bill say they disagree with using money from the state's tobacco settlement for highways.



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Five generations of fans gathered at Roanoke's Millionaires Club this afternoon to celebrate a milestone.
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Whether they were first time customers or regulars, everyone who came out to the Texas Tavern today to celebrate the restaurant's 70th birthday was glad to be a part of the festivities.
Mayor David Bowers even declared February 13th "Texas Tavern Day".
The Mayor also presented the owners a resolution from the Virginia General Assembly recognizing their years of dedication.
And the customers also showed their support and appreciation to the Bullington family... who've been serving them,
since 1930. ((NAT SOUND: 23:01:30: HAPPY BIRTHDAY SONG))
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Coming up next on News 7, a Franklin County man is killed in an early morning accident... the details straight ahead.


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Plus who can lock lips the longest? It's a kissing contest that will take one lucky couple on a romantic getaway.
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A Franklin County man was killed this morning after losing control of his car.
Police say 27-year-old Michael Gerald Morris of Rocky Mount was headed west on Route 40... just before one o'clock when he ran off the right side of the road and overturned several times.
Morris was transported to Roanoke Memorial Hospital where he later died.







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It's Black History Month -- and for many it's a time to remember the past and the struggles of the Civil Rights movement.
And one local man remembers all too well... what segregation was like in Roanoke.
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Lawrence Hamlar helped to end segregation in the star city.
He was part of 12 member bi-racial committee -- that worked secretly to fight discrimination in the city.
Find out what Hamlar did to help integrate Roanoke.
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[TAKE FULL SCREEN BOARD 9403] That's coming up tomorrow on News7 Sunday morning beginning at 8.



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It's been a little more than eight hours now-- for couples taking part in K-92's second annual "Kiss- Off".


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At ten o'clock this morning, 30- couples puckered up in hopes of winning a romantic getaway to the Virgin Islands.


The couple that remains in a lip lock the longest will win a four day, three night trip to St. Croix.
The contest is being held at Valley View Mall-- in front of the old Montgomery Ward.
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Still ahead on News 7, see how some local girls are fine tuning their athletic skills.
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And ..Who did it? That's the question you'll be asking yourself during a murder mystery weekend at a local bed and breakfast. We'll take you there after the break.
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As with all the bed and breakfasts that we've profiled in our "Time Off" segment, The Looking Glass House offers appealing accomodations and gourmet food.
But it also appeals to those guests who've always wanted to play Sherlock Holmes.
Kimberly McBroom explains in this week's "Time Off".
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(( With just a bit of detective work, you can trace the ownership of this 152- year- old Victorian house.
It was originally built for a doctor, then was sold to former state assemblyman George Goodwin in the 18-70s.


In recent years, it's served as a bed and breakfast.
Its previous owner refurbished mirrors on the side...that's where the "Looking Glass House" gets its name.
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((EARL HAMPTON/LOOKING GLASS HOUSE: WHEN WE FIRST CAME TO LOOK AT IT AS A POSSIBILITY, BEHIND THIS LIVING ROOM DOOR WE HAD 15 DIFFERENT MIRRORS...ANYWHERE FROM 150 YEARS OLD TO MAYBE 400 YEARS OLD...)) [RUNS:13]
Mirrors have remained a prominent feature at the inn.
Earl and Janet Hampton have been running the bed and breakfast for nearly three years.
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The inn offers five guest rooms...each with its own unique style.
The Le Doux room won an award for its decor...the Honeymoon suite is very feminine with antique touches...and the Kitty Room will make you think you've stepped into a scene from "Alice in Wonderland".
There are no televisions in the rooms, but you'll hardly miss them.
Guests make their own entertainment during the Looking Glass House's murder mystery weekends.
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((JANET HAMPTON/LOOKING GLASS HOUSE: WE THOUGHT IT WOULD BE REALLY INTERESTING TO BE ABLE TO HAVE A MURDER MYSTERY IN A BED AND BREAKFAST THAT THE GUESTS PARTICIPATE IN AND NOT SIT AND WATCH.)) [RUNS:10]
Guests are encouraged to search for clues to the murder mystery...there are several stories that were written specifically for the inn..
Individual couples can be grouped with others for the murder mystery weekend... or better still, the Hamptons recommend organizing your own group to reserve the entire house.
You'll be in good intellectual company.... some of the world's sharpest minds have taken a crack at solving the mysteries.
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((JANET HAMPTON/LOOKING GLASS HOUSE INNKEEPER: WE'VE HAD F.B.I., C.I.A. AGENTS-- ALL FRIENDS-- WE RESERVED THE BED AND BREAKFAST FOR THEIR PARTY AND IT WAS JUST LOTS OF FUN, HOW THEY DERIVE AT RESOLVING THE CRIME.)) [RUNS:16]
But be careful...YOU could be the suspect and not even know it.))
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You don't have to be a sleuth to find your way to the Looking Glass House Bed and Breakfast.
Directions are posted on our web site at W-D-B-J-7-DOT-COM.




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Girls hoping to improve their athletic abilities came to Hollins College, this weekend.
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The girls, between the ages of nine and 18, were taught about healthy eating, basketball and volleyball techniques, and the importance of stretching.
The workshops, which wrapped up today, were free to the first 150 girls.
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And coming up in sports, Teammates Dale Jarrett and Ricky Rudd will lead the field in the Daytona 500 Bruce Smith signs with the Redskins.
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And Virginia Tech gets its first Atlantic 10 road win beating Rhode Island.
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Yates racing dominated qualifying at Daytona Today as Dale Jarrett and Rick Rudd swept tthe front row.
Mike Stevens has more from the beach.
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Virginia Tech picked up its first road win in the Atlantic 10 today beating Rhode Island 65 to 61.
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Ricky Stokes and the Hokies took the early lead.
Rolan Roberts gets the ball turns and hits the baseline jumper and Tech lead 19 to 9.
But the Rams rallied. Tavorris Bell drives to the hoop and lays it in and Rhode Island cut the lead to four.
Tech's Brandan Dunlap would then drive to the hoop and score and the Hokies went in at the break leading by 3.
The Rams would make a run to open the second half Zach Maubury hits the three and the lead was four.
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Virginia Tech was not about to let this one get away the Hokies win on the road 65 to 61.
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Notre Dame picked up a big upset today knocking off 13-th ranked Connecticut 68 to 66.
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Huskie coach Jim Calhoun working the sideline.
Khalid El-Amin gets the look and knocks down the jumper and the Huskies led by 8, 16 to 8.
But the Irish come right back freshman Mike Lansuary pulls up behind the line and hits the three pointer cutting into the Huskie lead.
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Notre Dame managed to keep it close in the second half and the Irish get the 68 to 66 upset win over Connecticut.


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Two days after he was released by the Buffalo Bills, Bruce Smith has signed a contract to play for the Washington Redskins.
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The former Tech star agreed to a five year contract with the Skins today.
Smith is from Norfolk, Virginia and has played 15 years in the N-F-L all with Buffalo. In his final season with the Bills, the 36 year old Smith led the Bills defense to a number one ranking for the first time in Franchise history.

Smith joins a defensive line that includes Dana Stubblefield and Dan Wilkinson.
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Wide receiver Joey Galloway will wear a new uniform next season.
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Today the Dallas Cowboys decided not to wait on the status of Michael Irvin and signed Galloway. The 28 year old Galloway missed the preseason and the first 8 games because of contact dispute with his old team the Seattle Seahawks.
Dallas will reportedly send their first round draft pick to Seattle for signing Galloway.
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Roanoke Steam officials say they are building a program fans will enjoy watching.
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Coach Pete Shaw says arena football has a lot of fan participation. 15 footballs will be thrown into the stands during each game and in some instances the players will be up close and personal.
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When the all the business of selecting players is said and done, some familiar names may be on the roster.
Football fans would have recognized a lot of faces at Sunday's tryouts.
Former Virginia Tech tailback Dwayne Thomas was there to give football one more try.
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