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Today on News 7 at 5, it appears yesterday's shootings inside two Pennsylvania restaurants could have been racially motivated,
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and Atlanta Braves pitcher John Rocker apologizes to the fans as he makes his first return to baseball following racist remarks.
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Winds will die down a bit tonight as another batch of clouds roll in. Full forecast details in a few moments.

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Also today, Patrick Evans learns a little more about Dr. Seuss. [open]
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((HE CALLED US RACIST PIGS, WHITE TRASH.))
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Yesterday's deadly shootings near Pittsburgh may have been racially motivated.

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Good Evening.
Witnesses say Ronald Taylor was on a mission to kill white people when he opened fire in a Burger King and McDonalds restaurant-
The shootings left two people dead and three wounded.
Today photographers were allowed inside Taylor's apartment- Jennifer Jones was there.
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((IT WAS HERE...IN THIS APARTMENT WHERE IT STARTED. RONALD TAYLOR UPSET WITH THE WORK BEING DONE ON HIS DOOR... ALLEGEDLY ARGUED WITH A MAINTENACE WORKER, SET HIS APARTMENT ON FIRE AND THEN WENT ON A SHOOTING RAMPAGE. JOHN DEWITT/MAINTENANCE WORKER "WE DID THE DOOR, WELL I GUESS HE THOUGHT WE WERE TAKING TOO LONG OR SOMETHING. HE KEPT SAYING I WAS WHITE TRASH, A RACIST PIG. WITNESSES SAY TAYLOR SINGLED OUT WHITE PEOPLE DURING HIS SHOOTING SPREE. AND POLICE FOUND WHAT THEY CALL ANTI-WHITE WRITINGS IN THE SUSPECT'S APARTMENT. CHIEF GERALD BREWER/WILKINSBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT "I PERSONALLY BELIEVE HE WAS EXTREMELY ANGRY AT PROBABLY MANY THINGS IN HIS LIFE, I DON'T BELIEVE IT WAS TOTALLY RACIALLY MOTIVATED." JAMES ECKER/DEFENSE ATTORNEY "HE DIDN'T SAY ANYTHING THAT BECAUSE I WAS A WHITE LAWYER THAT HE HAD ANYTHING AGAINST ME OR MY RACE."
WHATEVER HIS MOTIVATION, TAYLOR IS ACCUSED OF TERRORIZING THIS SMALL TOWN IN YET ANOTHER HIGH-PROFILE INCIDENT OF GUN VIOLENCE. A NEIGHOR SAYS TAYLOR JUST FLIPPED OUT. GENE MOON/NEIGHBOR THIS IS NOT THE WAY TO SOLVE ANY KIND OF PROBLEM. HIS PROBLEMS ARE HIS PROBLEMS, EVERYONE HAS THINGS GOING ON IN THEIR LIVES AND I DON'T WANT TO BLAME IT ON RACE. JENNIFER JONES, CBS NEWS.))





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Michigan prosecutors are seeking manslaughter charges against a man in Tuesday's school shooting-
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Police say-19 year old Jamelle Andre James had the stolen weapon- that ended up in the hands of a six year old.
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Authorities say the boy found the semiautomatic handgun in the house where he lived with his mother and Uncle.
Meanwhile the parents who lost their daughter Kayla in the shooting- may hire a well known attorney.
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((GEOFFREY FIEGER/ATTORNEY: WE'VE GOT TO INVESTIGATE INFORMATION WE RECEIVED TODAY THAT THE SCHOOL OR A SCHOOL EMPLOYEE MAY HAVE KNOWN ABOUT THE GUN, THAT THE OTHER CHILDREN CLAIMED TO HAVE SEEN THE GUN, THAT KAYLA WAS NOT PROVIDED MEDICAL ATTENTION ON A TIMELY BASIS.))
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Feiger is meeting with the family today about a possible lawsuit-
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Atlanta Braves' pitcher John Rocker offered another apology today to a host of groups he insulted last year in a magazine interview.
But for some fans, it might be too little, too late.
Bobbi Harley has more.
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((HERE HE COMES AGAIN - ATLANTA BRAVES PITCHER JOHN ROCKER WITH ONE MORE IM SORRY.
10:12:40 - JOHN ROCKER/ATLANTA BRAVES - I apologize to all those my careless and unkind words have affected.
THOSE UNKIND WORDS HE HAD FOR NEW YORKERS - MADE PUBLIC IN THE DECEMBER ISSUE OF SPORTS ILLUSTRATED. HE BLAMES BEING BOOED BY METS FANS FOR WHAT HE SAID ABOUT THE PEOPLE IN TIMES SQUARE - DISPARAGING REMARKS ABOUT MINORITIES.
HERES ANOTHERQUOTEIMAGINE HAVING TO TAKE THE SEVEN TRAIN TO THE BALLPARK, LOOKING LIKE YOURE RIDING THROUGH BEIRUT NEXT TO SOME KID WITH PURPLE HAIR NEXT TO SOME QUEER WITH AIDS.
STANDUP - BOBBI HARLEY/NEW YORK - SO WHAT DO THE RIDERS OF NEW YORKS SUBWAY TRAIN NUMBER 7 THINK OF ROCKERS LATEST APOLOGY - WE TOOK A RIDE TO ASK THEM.

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SOT - RAJIV GOWDA/NEW YORKER - 7:21 - Anyone can come out and apologize,

it doesnt mean anything he needs to change himself.

SOT - MELISSA MANSUKHANI/NEW YORKER - 8:08 - I really dont think its

enough.
WHAT IS ENOUGH - A MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ARBITRATOR HAS DECIDED - IS ROCKERS PUNISHMENT. HIS ORIGINAL SUSPENSION WAS REDUCED BY NEARLY TWO-THIRDS - HIS FINE FROM TWENTY THOUSAND DOLLARS TO FIVE HUNDRED. THATS GOT HIM BACK ON THE PRACTICE FIELD. HELL GET BACK IN THE GAME NEXT MONTH WITH SOME LOFTY GOALS.

SOT - JOHN ROCKER/ATLANTA BRAVES - 10:13:02 - I hope this year I can

somehow redeem myself.
THAT WILL LEAVE HIM WITH MORE THAN JUST HIS PITCHING SKILLS TO PROVE.

BH, CBS NEWS, NY))[5-Black-Caucus]


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A state senator's racial stereotype is NOT a problem.
The General Assembly's legislative black caucus says it worrys more about matters of substance- as Ellen Qualls explains.
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This is NOT what the black caucus cares about.
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((SEN. EMMETT HANGER/R-AUGUSTA CO.: I THINK WE'RE PRETTY PATHETIC AS FAR AS BASKETBALL PLAYERS. LOOK AT US! WE HAVE NO AFRICAN-AMERICANS.))
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((DEL. KENNETH MELVIN/D-PORTSMOUTH: HIS REMARKS ON THE SENATE FLOOR YESTERDAY WERE UNFORTUNATE, PERHAPS A BIT SILLY. BUT SENATOR HANGER IS NO RACIST. AS A MATTER OF FACT, HE'S A FRIEND OF OURS.))
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To the caucus, Hanger's remarks are like the Governor making Martin Luther King Day a separate holiday... one a negative symbol, and one a positive symbol of inclusion-- but neither making much of a difference in the lives of African-Americans.
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((SEN. YVONNE MILLER/D-NORFOLK: THE DISCONNECT IS BECAUSE PEOPLE LIVE IN ISOLATED PLACES, WITH LIMITED CONTACTS WITH THE REAL WORLD. AND THEY NEED TO HAVE CONTACTS WITH THE REAL WORLD, WITH REAL PEOPLE WHO DON'T LOOK LIKE THEM.))
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((DEL. JERRAULD JONES/D-NORFOLK: WHEN WE STARTED THE SESSION, THERE WAS MUCH BALLYHOO ABOUT INCLUSION, AND TRYING TO REPRESENT ALL OF THE PEOPLE, COMING FROM THE GOVERNOR, COMING FROM THE REPUBLICAN MAJORITY.))
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On issues like census-taking, redistricting, and voting rights, the black caucus thinks its political power is being curtailed.
The Governor's at least offering hope on the issue of streamlining the process of restoring voting rights to felons-- which the caucus says disproportionately affects black Virginians.
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((GOV. JIM GILMORE: I WOULD CONSIDER IT. WE'RE EXAMINING ALL THOSE ISSUES RIGHT NOW.))
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As for Senator Hanger, the Governor says his fellow Republican's comments were "unfortunate."
Ellen Qualls, News 7.

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Coming up next on the newscast, police arrest a 15 year old student after two bombs are found at a local school,
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and we'll tell you if gas prices are going to get much worse before they get better.
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Test results have confirmed what police already suspected.. that a Nelson County girl who wandered into the woods last week died of exposure.
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Eight- year- old Jackie Holden was the object of an intensive three- day search near her home in Shipman.
Holden disappeared Sunday morning and was found dead late Tuesday. Nighttime temperatures last week dipped into the 20's.
Police say Holden had been wearing just a thin layer of clothing and they believe she probably did not survive her first night in the woods.
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Sheriff's deputies arrested a 15 year old student after they found two homemade bombs at a Botetourt County school yesterday.
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The Arcadia Leadership Academy is a high school for troubled boys. The student was caught with a bomb in his room. Then sheriff's deputies found the second bomb hidden in the woods.
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((THERE'S NO TOLERANCE ON OUR PART FOR IT BUT UNFORTUNATELY IT'S HAPPENING ALL ACROSS THE COUNTRY IN SCHOOLS -- PUBLIC SCHOOLS, PRIVATE SCHOOLS.))
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But in the past two months this school has had several problems: students threatening teachers, for example, and breaking into places.
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((RONNIE SPRINKLE/SHERIFF: I HAVE NO PROBLEM WITH THEM BEING THERE BUT I JUST THINK WITH THESE KINDS OF CALLS WE'RE HAVING WE NEED TO TAKE CONTROL OF THE SITUATION ONE WAY OR ANOTHER.))
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The student is being held in Coyner Springs Detention Center -- charged with two felonies and a misdemeanor.
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If you think you're paying too much at the pump ... get used to it.
Some analysts say gas prices in Virginia could reach as high as a dollar-70 a gallon ... before they start coming down.
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The cost could go even higher for truckers.
Diesel already costs more than regular unleaded.
And truckers who own and operate their own rigs say ... if it gets much higher ... diesel fuel prices could drive them out of business.
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((CHRIS MILLER/INDEPENDENT TRUCKER: IT'S REALLY KILLING A LOT OF TRUCK DRIVERS.////////I'M LIVING ON 50 DOLLARS A WEEK TO MAKE TRUCK PAYMENTS, INSURANCE PAYMENTS ... AND ALL THE OTHER PAYMENTS I HAVE TO MAKE ON HERE.))
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Some major oil-exporting countries agreed today to boost production.
In the long run, that SHOULD bring prices down.
But Virginia Triple-A says ... in the short run ... prices will shoot up.
We're entering the months when there's a huge demand for gas ... as drivers hit the roads on vacation.
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Today would have been Dr. Seuss' 96th birthday. Schools all over celebrated with the Read Across America program. And since we couldn't find Green Eggs and Ham we had to settle for the next best thing....a Pat in the Hat.
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Dr. Seuss would have turned 96 today, and to celebrate his birthday, people all across the continent are reading to kids.
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Patrick Evans, along with several other News 7 staffers have set up shop at Barnes & Noble at Tanglewood, where they'll read some favorite Dr. Seuss stories this evening.
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Coming up today in sports, one of NASCAR's leading stars has become an author. and on Health Check,
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some new mothers in the New River Valley say a local hospital isn't providing them with enough education about breast feeding.
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Some mothers in the New River Valley are upset with Carilion Health Systems decision to cut back on their breastfeeding education services. Tonya Flory is here to explain.
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Carilion says in order to be more efficient, they consolidated women's services in November, reducing the number of lactation consultants. Now some women are calling it a disservice to their babies health.
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((MARY POTTER/NEW MOTHER: ))
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((CHRISTY PORTERFIELD/NEW MOTHER: ))
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After Christy Porterfield's baby didn't gain weight for three weeks, she stopped breastfeeding altogether and went to bottles. Carilion says when Mary Potter gave birth, there was a shortage of staff members, but since then the position has been filled.
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((MELINA PERDUE/VP CARILION WOMEN SERVICES: WE STOPPED OUR SEVEN DAY A WEEK 24 HOUR A DAY ON CALL COVERAGE AND WE ARE COVERING SIX DAYS A WEEK, MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY USUALLY UNTIL ABOUT SEVEN AT NIGHT ON WEEKDAYS AND UNTIL NOON ON SATURDAY.))
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Perdue says patients should not depend solely on a lactation consultant for information. The hospitals responsibility is to provide them with a good reference list.
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((MELINA PERDUE/VP CARILION WOMEN SERVICES: CARILION DOESN'T FEEL LIKE WE HAVE TO BE THE BE ALL END ALL FOR ALL OF THESE PATIENTS 24 HOURS A DAY AND THERE ARE SOME AGENCIES OUT THERE THAT DO PROVIDE AFTER HOURS CARE.))
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Perdue says Carilion is looking into expanding hours of lactation consultants in the New River Valley because of the need.

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For 50 years, it's been used in a variety of ways- Geologists use it for modeling, doctors use it to cover patients eyes for CAT scans. The astronauts used it to secure their tools in zero gravity. That's not bad for something most people consider a toy. As Patrick Evans tells us, Silly Putty is celebrating it's 50th anniversary today by launching an internet website.
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((Our Website of the day gives us the chance to get a little silly.....putty. To really appreciate Silly putty, crack open a plastic egg and head over to its new official web page. There you can learn it was originally created as a rubber substitute during World War Two.
It failed at that, but when it was put into plastic eggs and sold at the World's Fair in 1950, a hit was born.
Be sure to enter the contest for the Silliest use of the liquid solid. You could win Silly Putty for life.
Then get your Masters Degree in Silly Putty by answering a few simple questions. Go ahead and join the elite......
Finally head over to the universtity store where you buy a five pound ball slab for $85, though I am not sure exactly what you would do with that much of the stuff.
Anyway, wish a happy birthday to Silly Putty by visiting its new webpage. You can do that through a link on our page at WDBJ7.COM. I'm Patrick Evans.))

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The men's NCAA division three tournament tops the ticker tonight.
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Roanoke College hosts its first round game at the Bast Center this evening at 7 against 16 and 11 Marymount, the winner of the Capital Athletic Conference.
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((PAGE MOIR/ROANOKE HEAD COACH:THEIR RECORD MIGHT NOT BE INDICATIVE OF HOW GOOD THEY ARE. THEY HAVE A YOUNG TEAM THAT CAME ON LATE. THEY WON THEIR TOURNAMENT. I THINK THINGS HAVE REALLY PAID OFF FOR THEM. THEY REALLY HIT THE OFFENSIVE GLASS AS WELL AS ANYBODY WE'VE PLAYED. ALSO THEY PLAY A ZONE DEFENSE WHICH WE HAVE NOT SEEN A WHOLE LOT OF IN THE ODAC, BUT IT'S ONE WHICH YOU HAVE TO COME OUT AND SHOOT THE BALL WELL AND THAT'S ONE REASON I'M GLAD WE ARE AT HOME PLAYING AGAINST A ZONE.))
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[VO NAT CON'T] Roanoke has won all three previous meetings by an average of 17 points, but the Maroons are not taking Marymount lightly tonight.
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((WE NEED TO MAKE SURE THAT WE PLAY GREAT DEFENSE AND, AGAINST A ZONE, YOU GOT TO MAKE SURE YOU PLAY GOOD DEFENSE AND WE NEED TO PUSH THE BALL UP THE FLOOR, HOPEFULLY FORCE THE TEMPO, HOPEFULLY OUR PRESSURE WILL GET TO THEM, FORCE A FEW TURNOVERS AND JUST KEEP THEM OFF THE GLASS, WE'VE GOT TO REBOUND EQUALLY WITH THEM.))
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The Winston Cup drivers begin qualifying out in Las Vegas tomorrow for Sunday's Cardirect.com 400. Rusty Wallace will be looking to nail down his second straight pole position of the season. Not bad for someone who also has a brand new book in area stores this month.
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[GRAPHIC TICKER] Coming up on News 7 at six, we'll hear from the new head football coach at William Campbell - former Salem standout - Brad Bradley. Take care everybody. [go to break]



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It's an exhibit you'd most likely find in Tidewater...NOT in the heart of Southwest Virginia.
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But the Roanoke Valley History Museum is hoping to raise awareness about the Star City's connections to the U-S Navy.
"Ships and Shipmates" will be on display for the next three years.
Hands- on displays will interest people of all ages, along with newspaper articles, model ships, and authentic naval equipment.
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((KENT CHRISMAN/HISTORY MUSEUM EXEC. DIR.: I THINK ONE OF THE ITEMS WE'RE MOST PROUD OF IS OUR WALL OF HONOR. IT'S A VERY DEMOCRATICALLY SIMPLE DISPLAY THAT SHOWS ALL OF THE VARIOUS INDIVIDUALS FROM THE ROANOKE VALLEY WHO SERVED ON THE HIGH SEAS.))
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((JIM UTT/RETIRED NAVAL CAPTAIN: I THINK IT GIVES YOU A LITTLE IDEA OF THE IMPORTANCE TO THE CITIZENS OF THE NAVY AND NAVAL AFFAIRS.))
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There are five U-S Naval vessels commissioned in Roanoke's name.
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