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A police standoff in Henry County ended just moments ago. We'll have a live report coming up next on news 7 at 5.
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and a fire has claimed the lives of two children in Rockbridge County. [Weather-Head]
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Very decent rains I must say for this Monday. More than a half inch in most locations with more expected this evening.

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In other news, the missing Academy Awards turn up,
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and a Hollywood actor shows up on local radar screens as he becomes the last of the red hot lovers.
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In Maryland Baltimore County police continue to negotiate with an armed fugitive- the man has been holding two adults and a child hostage since Friday night.
Cathy Moss is there.
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((THIS IS THE MAN WHO IS HOLDING POLICE, THE FBI, EVEN SWAT TEAMS AT BAY. 31-YEAR OLD JOSEPH PALCZYNSKI, A LOCAL MAN WHO FRIENDS AND FAMILY DESCRIBE AS MANIC DEPRESSIVE WITH A HISTORY OF DOMESTIC ABUSE. MARIE NARDONE, SUSPECT'S GRANDMOTHER, WITHOUT HIS PILL THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS. PALCZYNSKI HAS BEEN ON THE RUN FOR TWO WEEKS. HE IS A SUSPECT IN FOUR MURDERS AND ALLEGEDLY ABDUCTED HIS GIRLFRIEND. SHE MANAGED TO ESCAPE AND IS NOW BELIEVED TO BE IN POLICE PROTECTION. BUT FRIDAY NIGHT, PALCZYNSKI SHOT HIS WAY INTO HER MOTHER'S SUBURBAN BALTIMORE HOME AND HAS BEEN HOLDING THE WOMAN, HER BOYFRIEND AND THEIR SON HOSTAGE SINCE THE WEEKEND. POLICE ARE HOPING FOR A PEACEFUL END BUT SAY THE KEY IS KEEPING IN CONSTANT NEGOTIATIONS. BILL TOOHEY, SPOKESMAN, BALTIMORE CO. POLICE, HE'S NOT ANSWERING THE PHONE, BETTER WHEN WE'RE TALIKING TO HIM. MICHAEL ADAMS, NEIGHBOR, THIS IS JUST OVERWHELMING.. NEVER SEE ANYTHING LIKE THIS. MEANWILE, RESIDENTS IN THIS WORKING CLASS NEIGHBORHOOD HAVE BECOME PRISONERS IN THEIR OWN HOMES. POLICE ARE ORDERING THEM TO STAY INDOORS AND AWAY FROM THEIR WINDOWS BECAUSE PALCYZNSKI HAS BEEN FIRING SPORADICALLY FROM INSIDE THE HOUSE. OVER TWO DOZEN NEIGHBORS HAVE BEEN ABLE TO LEAVE, BUT ONLY WHEN POLICE CAREFULLY RETRIEVE THEM WITH AN ARMORED VEHICLE. SHERRI BANNON, NEIGHBOR, IT'S GONE ON TOO LONG.))

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A standoff in Henry County involving a man who allegedly fired shots in the direction of deputies is apparently over.
The man locked himself in the house around 8:30 this morning after the officers arrived to serve him with a warrant.
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Surae Chinn is near the scene and joins us now with the latest.
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Two children died in a house fire overnight near Lexington.
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It happened on Grassy Ridge Lane, a mile north of town.
Kenny Higgins was minding the kids, while their mother was at work.
The two older girls- -12-year old Rebecca, and seven-year old Kassidy- -were already in bed. Kenny and the twins had fallen asleep in front of the T-V, when one of the three year-olds started yelling "smoke and fire."
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Higgins has been with Frances Chittum for 11 years. They both say her daughter, Rebecca, considered Kenny her father. His mother is taking donations to help the family that lost everything in the fire.
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Still to come on news 7 at 5, the Sugar Bowl is STILL making life sweet for Virginia Tech,
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and the alleged thieves could be grouchy after Oscar is found in a trash can. We'll have the latest on the missing Academy Awards statuettes- coming up after this break.
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A Virginia Tech student who left her newborn baby's body in a Blacksburg dumpster was arrested this morning.
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21-year-old Rosetta Elizabeth Clark was charged with improperly disposing of the baby's body.
She was released this afternoon on two-thousand dollars bond.
Police found the baby boy wrapped in several bags in a dumpster one week ago.
Last week, a medical examiner ruled that the boy was dead at birth.
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Being a Hokie just got a lot more popular.
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Virginia Tech is reporting a record year in applications for next year's freshman class.
Applications are up 12-percent from last year.
Tech admissions directors say a move up the rankings in U-S News and World Reports may have helped bring on the applications onslaught. .... Although making it to a national championship game didn't hurt....
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((KAREN TORGERSEN/DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS: CERTAINLY, OUR FOOTBALL TEAM HAD SOME IMPACT ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS....THOUGH I THINK TECHNOLOGY HAS BEEN VERY IMPORTANT TO US THIS YEAR.))
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Torgerson says the typical student being offered admission this year has a 3-point-7 grade point average and a 1212 SAT score.
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Another state institution -- the University of Virginia -- reported a 15-percent DECREASE in its applications last month.

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The Mystery of the stolen Oscars is apparently solved.
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The Hollywood Who-dunit brought police to a dumpster in Hollywood-
That's where Willie Fulgear was rummaging through trash and stumbled upon Hollywood's missing man- Oscar- and scores of his look alike brothers- still wrapped in plastic just as they were packed.
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Fulgears in line for the 50 thousand dollar reward offered by Roadway for Oscars safe return.
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Meanwhile police say they're holding two employees of Roadway Express charging them with grand theft.
All 55 Oscars disappeared from a Roadway Express loading dock more than a week ago-
Three are still missing.
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Meanwhile what once would have been considered Hollywood trash is bringing in big money on the internet. Here's Patrick Evans with our website of the Day.
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(( If you can't get into the movies, maybe you CAN get into a Gorilla costume from the Planet of the Apes. It's one of the many pieces of movie memorabilia up for sale this week on E-Bay.
Some of the items are recreations, but many were either used in the movies or owned by celebrities.
Bidding on a trunk owned by Marilyn Monroe starts at five thousand dollars. That would make Marilyn's makeup chair seem like a steal at 25-hundred.
The Nightmare Before Christmas fans can buy this friendly looking fellow from the movie for no less than five grand.

There's plenty more up for sell, so if you want to bid a piece of Star Trek, Aliens, or Titanic, you'll find the E-Bay memorabilia auctions through a link at our website at WDBj7-dot-Com. I'm Patrick Evans.))

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Coming up in just a moment, Patrick Evans will join us again with a look at the future and Present Thyme for a Roanoke Mall.
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Roanoke's Towers Shopping Center continues to expand, and today a long-time resident of the mall takes up residence in a brand new location.
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Patrick Evans has details on Present Thyme's re-opening, and other future plans for the entire shopping center.
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Coming up today on Health Check, the White House says too many children are being given mind altering drugs to counteract Attention Deficit Disorder,
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and we'll tell you why Madonna has high expectations for her next production.
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The White House is warning parents and doctors to use caution when treating children with mind altering drugs.
A recent study shows a big jump in the use of drugs such as Ritalin in kids under the age of four.
In fact the use of Ritalin to treat Attention Deficit Disorder has tripled.
First Lady Hillary Clinton announced a five million dollar study to determine if the disorder is being properly diagnosed and whether behavioral therapy is a better treatment.
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Symptoms of A-D-D include a restless inability to sit still to read or even watch T-V.

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The White House also announced today that a gasoline additive used to reduce air pollution will be phased out because it can contaminate groundwater. Cindy Pena has more.
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((MTBE IS A GAS ADDITIVE THAT REDUCES EMISSIONS OF SMOGBUT STUDIES CONDUCTED BY THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY SHOW THAT WHILE CLEANING THE AIR, MTBE ALSO CONTAMINATES GROUNDWATER. THE EPA ANNOUNCED REGULATORY ACTION TO PHASE OUT MTBE IN FAVOR OF ETHANOL, A MORE EXPENSIVE, YET SAFER ADDITIVE MADE FROM CORN.

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we want to see ethanol be a part of our clean air program in this country and thats why we need congress to make these changes.
THE EPA AND THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ARE HOPING CONGRESS WILL PASS LEGISLATION TO SUPPORT THE EPAS PLAN TO ELIMINATE MTBE FROM GASOLINE. MTBE IS USED IN ONE THIRD OF THE GASOLINE SOLD IN THIS COUNTRY. ADVOCATES STRESS REPLACING MTBE WITH ETHANOL WILL HAVE WIDESPREAD ADVANTAGES

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we will increase farm income, create jobs in rural America, improve our energy security and help protect the environment.

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Welcome everybody to the Monday ticker.
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If you didn't get enough of the upsets in the men's division one tourament over the weekend, you'll have a chance to re-adjust your bracket and brace yourself for more March Madness later this week.
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[PINNACLE 7511] Thursday night the two seet 16 matchups we will have for you here on WDBJ-7 include the Michigan State-Syracuse battle at 7:30. That game will be followed by Iowa State against UCLA in the Midwest region.
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[PINNACLE 7512] And whatever plans you have for Friday night - make sure they include your TV. Look at these matchups. North Carolina against Tennessee followed by Duke and Florida.
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If you want to find a way to liven up your normally sluggish Mondays in the classroom - how about bring in Michael Jordan for an assembly.
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Eastern Senior high school students in Washington, DC got to see his airness in person today as Michael dropped by to drop off four $25 hundred dollar grants to a quartet of teachers who have gone above and beyond the normal teaching patterns. The grants recognize creative approaches to teaching in secondary schools that serve economically disadvantaged children.
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200 teachers in all will receive the first batch of Jordan grants.

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The man who has covered high school athletics for the Roanoke Times since 1983 is retiring at the end of this month.
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Bob Teitlebaum came to Roanoke after working for two papers in the state of Tennessee. The Vanderbilt grad says he knows his departure will draw mixed reviews from coaches and players.
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((BOB TEITLEBAUM: I'M NOT LIKED BY EVERY COACH. I'M SORT OF A HARD PERSON TO DEAL WITH BECAUSE I ALWAYS INSIST ON DOING IT THE NEWSPAPER'S WAY. THERE ARE COACHES OUT THERE WHO ARE NOT MY BEST FIRENDS AND I'M NOTH THEIR BEST FRIEND. I'M SURE THEY ARE SAYING WE'RE GETTING A NEW PERSON IN THERE AND MAYBE WE WILL HAVE BETTER LUCK.))
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More candid houghts from Bob Teitlebaum for you tonight on news 7 at six. Take care everybody, Jean will be right back. [GO TO BREAK]

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You may remember him as Radar O'Reilly on the hit television series MASH.
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But these days he's on the stage staring in Neil Simon's "Last of the Red Hot Lovers". And you don't have to travel far to see his performance because it's being held at Covington High School.
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((GARY BURGHOFF: I'VE REALLY BUILT MY CAREER ON BRINGING BROADWAY PRODUCTIONS TO AREAS THAT DON'T FREQUENT BROADWAY AND I'VE BEEN DOING THAT EVER SINCE I LEFT MASH.))
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The Alleghany Highlands Arts Council is behind bringing the performance to Covington. The curtain opens for the play on March 22-nd.
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Apparently there is at least one other red hot lover, the "Material Girl" is expecting her second child, at the end of the year.
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This time the father's her current boyfriend, British film director, Guy Ritchie.
Madonna's three months pregnant and has said that marriage to Ritchie might be in their future.
The 41-year-old singer, who is living in London, already has a three year old little girl she calls Lola.
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