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Today on News 7 at 5, a teenager in Carroll County is convicted of murdering her grandfather,
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and could the future of the American presidency could be riding in this truck? We'll have a live report.
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On Health Check , students at a local high school take steps to help end to violence in the classroom.
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Plus we'll meet the winners of last night's 130 MILLION dollar Powerball lottery.
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Retired General Colin Powell meets with George W. Bush today.
Powell is Bush's likely choice for Secretary of State .. but neither man said much about that today.
Meanwhile, a truckload of ballots has arrived in Tallahassee.
Lee Cowan has the latest from Austin, Texas.
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At the Bush ranch outside Waco, Texas -- the visit by retired General Colin Powell was all about SUGGESTING a cabinet postiton , rather than ANNOUNCING one.

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"I have not yet been asked, and if that question should be posed to me I think I should answer it directly to the governor at that time before answering it to anyone else."

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It's a Bush national security team that's being discussed here -- far away from the Governor's mansion, but clearly in view of the cameras -- as the Bush team continues to project an image of an "administration-to-be."

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"You know, here's my view. I've won three counts, and I think it's time to get some finality to the process."

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That's what Republicans in the Florida legislature want...

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"By your vote, the motions by Senator Laurent is adopted."

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.....a joint committee took a step today IT THINKS can ASSURE a Bush White House -- recommending a historic special legislative session to name IT'S OWN electors - regardless of the courts.
The Gore team wasted little time criticizing that.

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"It threatens to put us into a Constitutional crisis which we are not in now by any stretch of the word."

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The legal wheels of justice took to a Florida highway today -- as some 400-thousand Palm Beach ballots made a 400 mile -- VERY PUBLIC -- trek by by truck to Tallahassee.
Gore's attorneys are hoping for a quick recount of those ballots -- and filed an emergency appeal with the Florida Supreme Court to get it.

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"But some 6-hundred thousand MORE ballots requested by the Republicans wont arrive until tomorrow afternoon. Unless the state Supreme Court intervenes -- all the ballots will remain locked up and uncounted until
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ticking. Lee Cowan, CBS News Austin.")

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Life in prison for the motel handyman who confessed to a murder in Yosemite National Park.
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Cary Stayner- apologized to the victim's mother as he was sentenced-
It was July of 1999 that he killed nature guide- Joie Armstrong. Her body was found decapitated.
As part of a plea agreement to avoid the death penalty- Stayner agreed not to talk publically about the muder.
He still faces trial for the killings of three Yosemite sightseers.
Stayner has admitted to killing those three women as well- He led investigators to weapons and other physical evidence- and has re-enacted the murders on videotape..
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A 16-year old Carroll County girl could face life in prison for the murder of her elderly grandfather.
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A jury convicted Robin Lee Martin of first degree murder, felony theft and firearms charges after six hours of deliberation.
In July on 1999, Martin shot John Mesics in the face with a shotgun as he slept in his bed. She was living at her grandparents home.
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((GREG GOAD/COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY: SHE WENT INTO THE DEN, RETRIEVED THE SHOTGUN AND THEN LOADED IT. THEN WENT INTO HIS BEDROOM WHERE HE'D BEEN SLEEPING FOR TWO HOURS. IN ADDITION TO GETTING ANGRY AS THE NIGHT WORE ON. THAT LED UP TO HER ACTUALLY DOING IT. SO, THAT WAS CLEARLY, CLEARLY PREMEDITATION IN OUR MIND.))
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Martin's attorney said the shooting resulted from her mental illness, drug and alcohol abuse, peer pressure and verbal abuse from Mesics.
Martin testified that she only meant to scare her grandfather with the shotgun.
She could face life in prison. Sentencing is scheduled for February.
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An ongoing telephone scam catches the attention of state authorities and the Lynchburg police.
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Authorities warn if you receive an e-mail or pager message asking you to call a phone number with an "809" area code- beware.
The call may be a scam, and you could be charged 25 dollars or more for every minute you stay on the phone.
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((OFFICER WHIT CLARK/LYNCHBURG POLICE: THE MESSAGE WILL ENTICE YOU SUCH AS YOU'VE WON A PRIZE, SOMEONE IS ILL IN YOUR FAMILY OR THAT YOU KNOW, THAT SOMEONE HAS DIED AND YOU NEED TO CALL THIS NUMBER RIGHT AWAY.))
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Clark says he received the warning from the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation.
That agency says the charges could be as high as 24-HUNDRED dollars a minute, but web sites devoted to telephone and Internet scams say the charge is closer to 25 dollars.
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The city of Roanoke is considering what to do with Victory Stadium. We'll look at the options after this break,
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also a woman from Newport News gets a surprise in her order of chicken wings from a fast food restaurant.
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Roanoke City Council remains divided over the future of Victory Stadium.
But at least two members now say it's time to take some action.
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Vice Mayor Bill Carder and Council Member Nelson Harris have asked for the issue to be placed on the agenda of Monday's meeting.
They hope council will request a recommendation from the city manager, initiate a process for public input, and come up with additional money to help finance the project.
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((WE NEED TO HAVE SOME PROPOSAL TO PUT BEFORE THE COMMUNITY, SO THEY CAN RESPOND TO THE IDEA, AND RIGHT NOW WE DON'T HAVE THAT FOR THEM.))
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Roanoke Mayor Ralph Smith wants to renovate Victory Stadium. Some members favor construction of a new, smaller facility. City Manager Darlene Burcham may have a recommendation on Monday.
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A woman got more than she bargained for when she ordered a box of chicken wings from a McDonald's restaurant in Newport News.
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Kathryn Ortega found a chicken head in her order. The head, including the whole beak, eyes and comb -- was breaded, fried, and placed in the box with the wings.
The owner of the restaurant promises a full investigation in the incident. Has says the restaurant will take precautions to make sure it doesn't happen again.
Ortega says McDonalds told her she could return the chicken for a refund or another box of wings.
But she declined, saying she had lost her appetite. Ortega is considering a lawsuit.
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Up next on News 7 at 5, Jacey Birch will join us from Martinsville as a toy drive gets on track for the holiday.
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Volunteers at Martinsville Speedway are racing to make sure Christmas is a special day for children.
Those at the track are joining together with the Salvation Army for the Souvenir Day-Toy Drive.
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Jacey Birch is in Martinsville to tell us more about the upcoming sale and charity event.
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Coming up today after Sports, we'll meet some lottery players who a 130 million reasons to celebrate today,
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and on Health Check, we'll examine ways to keep the holiday cheer from showing up on your waistline.
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Martinsville is telling people who use the city water system to boil their water before they drink it.
The health department found that the level of soil particles in the water is higher than it should be.
As a safety precaution, customers should use bottled water, or boil the tap water for at least one minute before drinking or cooking.
The water's fine for bathing or washing.
City officials say the problem should be fixed by tomorrow.

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A national study released today says a quarter of U-S teens have been involved with weapons.
Meanwhile, two teenagers in Botetourt County have pursued out-of-town training to teach their peers how to prevent student violence.
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Tina Tenret joins us now with the latest.
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Jean, this federal survey included ten thousand teenagers.
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One out of four says they have used a gun or knife, carried one, or been part of an incident in which a student was injured by a weapon in the past year. Two teenagers in Botetourt want to stop that trend. ((ROLLCUE:...stop that trend))
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They kicked things off with a candlelit vigil remembering the victims of school shootings -- asking students to help prevent a similar tragedy at Lord Botetourt High School. [blows candle out]
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((ALLISON DUVAL/PROGRAM FOUNDER: WE'RE NOT TRYING TO GET PEOPLE TO BE COUNSELORS OR SPIES TO ROOT OUT THE PROBLEM. BUT JUST TO KNOW WHEN THEY SEE SOMETHING ARISE, THAT THEY CAN DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT.))
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Allison and her friend Brandy Parks are training 142 classmates to be peer educators, as part of a national program called Stop the Violence. They showed a videotape of the warning signs: students who withdraw suddenly, slump in their grades, or become fascinated by weapons, for example. Then the assistant football coach -- who grew up in inner-city Miami -- urged kids to be compassionate.
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Next week these students hope to show a video to every high school class-- but that'll depend on which teachers say it's okay.
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Meantime those federal researchers say to prevent violence, kids need more safe places to hang out with adult supervision, whether it's midnight basketball or down at the corner park. Jean.

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Resisting the urge to splurge isn't always easy during the holidays, especially with all the delicious desserts.
But no need to panic over gaining extra pounds -- with moderation and balance you can keep your weight down.
Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton has more about gaining less.
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(( You don't have to deprive yourself of the foods you love, like chocolate -- but you do have to watch how MUCH of them you eat -- if you want to maintain your weight.
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((THE BEST THING IS TO LEARN TO PLAN FOR THE HOLIDAYS AND HAVE SMALL SPLURGES BUT DON'T PULL THE CORK OUT ON EVERYTHING YOU WANT AND EAT ALL THE TIME)) [RUNS10]
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You can gain a pound - just by eating an additional 35-hundred calories in a week.
That may sound like a lot, but dietitian Martha Ross says it doesn't take long for the calories to add up.
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((IF YOU'RE LOOKING AT 7 DAYS YOU'RE JUST LOOKING AT AN ADDITIONAL 500 CALORIES A DAY -- YOU HAVE ONE PIECE OF PIE AND A DOUBLE PORTION OF MASHED POTATOES AND YOU'VE GONE OVER YOUR 500 CALORIES)) [RUNS13]
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Ross says knowing what foods to cut back-on is key.
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((TRY TO FILL UP MORE ON PLAIN MEATS, THAT HAVEN'T' BEEN FRIED. GET AS MANY FRUITS AND VEGETABLES AS YOU CAN AND THEN HAVE A SMALL AMOUNT OF THE RICHER FOODS AND STILL PUT THEM ON PLATE AND ENJOY THEM BUT JUST KEEP TO A SMALL AMOUNT)) [RUNS16]
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And if you're doing the cooking - shop for lower fat foods --like light or fat free cream cheese to substitute in recipes.
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((YOU CAN USE THINGS LIKE PRUNE PASTE IN BAKING IN PLACE OF FAT OR YOU CAN ACTUALLY MAKE IT OR BUY IT IN THE BAKING SECTION OF THE GROCERY STORE A LOT OF PEOPLE PUT APPLESAUCE INTO IT)) [RUNS13]
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And don't forget to exercise -- aerobic activity is the best for burning calories.
Ross says once you put it on - it's harder to get off -- most people keep-on the extra pounds they gain over the holidays for at least two or three months.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Roanoke County.))

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Good afternoon everybody and welcome to the Thursday two minute ticker.
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The Washington Redskins begin the stretch run this weekend and the Skins will do it with quarterback Brad Johnson.

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Johnson will start at quarterback this weekend when the Redskins play the New York Giants in a crucial N-F-C East showdown. Johnson has wathced the last three games from the sidelines with a knee injury while Jeff George has started.
The Redskins have played erracticly this season and a loss to the Giants could kill playoff chances for the Skins.

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The Redskins are 7 and 5 in third place behind the 9 and 4 Eagles and the 8 and 4 Giants.


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The Giants are beginning to feel the pressure of a playoff run too.
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Head coach Jim Fassel has issured a gag order to his team saying they cannot talk about the Giants or an opponent.


New York begins the tough part of its schedule starting with the Redskins this weekend and at 7 and 5 every game from now to the end of the season is important.
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The Roanoke Express chases its' seventh straight win tonight on the road Against Dayton. The Express beat the Bombers 6 to 1 the last time the two ECHL rivals met in Dayton and the Express is expecting a big revenge factor tonight.
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Steve Mason will have more from the Express at six in Roundhouse Wrap Up and Jean will be back in a moment.

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A group of security guards from New Mexico is celebrating today. They won the 131 MILLION dollar Powerball jackpot last night.
Teri Okita reports.
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Meet Americas newest members of the Millionaires Club. Fourteen security guards who won this weeks Powerball jackpot.

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144552 As it flashed across the screen, I said WOW, We did win!
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The winners all work at the Sandia National Laboratory in New Mexico and they each pitched in $10 to buy the tickets. That $10 investment turned into a 131 million-dollar jackpot.

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144637 Fourteen of us getting together and its really unbelievable.
The 14 guards have dubbed themselves New Mexicos First, since this is the first time anyone from the so-called Land of Enchantment has won the multi-state lottery game.

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144744 Every Wednesday and Saturday I would buy a ticket, now the dream is real.
The group says its not sure how they want the money paid out: cash or a 25- year annuity. But each winner is guaranteed at least 5-million dollars. A dream come true for 14 people from the Albuquerque New Mexico Area.

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145237 You have to dream and hope and thats what happened, all I can say is thank you Jesus.
Teri Okita CBS News ))
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