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Coming up on News 7-
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A Roanoke woman spends this New Year's Eve in jail, charged with stabbing a man to death at a local motel.
First Night festivities are underway in Blacksburg and Roanoke .. We'll have a live report.
And Tech fans bundle up for tomorrow's Gator Bowl.
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[ANCHOR=Jen]


The news starts now.



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The official dawn of the new millenium is almost here.. And parties are underway around the globe ..
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Good evening, I'm Jennifer Miele .. Teresa Hamilton has New Years Eve off ..

[First-Night]


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Since the Gregorian calendar started with the year "One," this is the official start of the next milennium... Last year it was the Y-2-K bug that kept some partygoers inside .. This year, its the chilly temperatures. But hundreds are braving the cold weather to enjoy Roanoke's 10th annual First Night festivities.
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Kate Weidaw is in downtown Roanoke enjoying the celebration .. I hear you've been having a lot of fun tonight!
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Blacksburg's first annual "First Night" is underway tonight...
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Artists and face painters welcomed in the new year by leaving their mark on the old one.
More than 20 acts performed at nine venues around downtown Blacksburg.
Hundreds showed up to enjoy the community band at Blacksburg Middle School.
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((PHIL CONNER: IN THIS VENUE TONIGHT WE'VE HAD A LITTLE OVER 300 PEOPLE LISTENING TO THE MUSIC AND DANCING. WE'VE HAD THE COMMUNITY BAND AND THE SQUARE DANCERS GOING BACK TO BACK.))
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Square dancers also made a few sparks tonight.
Fireworks will follow their act around midnight.
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[Times-Square]


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While the U-S waits to welcome the new millennium - the rest of the world has already rung in the New Year. Lee Cowan is in New York City tonight with a look at celebrations around the globe ..
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((From Sydney Australia, To Tokyo, to the City of Lights, Paris France The rest of the world has already welcomed in the year 2001. "Three two one!" Here in New York, workers raised the world famous ball in anticipation of the big midnight ceremony. Earlier in the day, sanitation crews scrambled to clean up more than a foot of snow that had fallen on the City. But in less than an hour, former heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali will press the button to start the descent of the 1,000-pound Waterford crystal ball. More than 6,000 police officers are on hand, and manholes covers are welded shut as a security precaution. But with the cold weather, and all the hype gone from last year's Millenium celebration, THIS New Year's celebration looks like it'll be a toned down party.
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There's no question there will be smaller crowds than last year.
(LEE COWAN:)

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A Roanoke woman is spending New Years Eve behind bars - charged with stabbing the man she lived with to death.

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Roanoke police arrested 40-year-old Brenda Warren this morning and charged her with murder.
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Police say Warren stabbed 47-year-old Edward Raymond Anderson the Third last night at the Ramada Inn on Franklin Road .. Police discovered Anderson's body today. A steak knife was also found at the scene. Police say Anderson and Warren were living at the Ramada Inn together .. They allegedly had a history of domestic problems.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Looks like a chilly start to the New Year .. Lets check in with Leo in the Weather Center...

[WX1] [11:00pm] [12/31/2000] [MCU]WEATHER OFFICE [WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAP TOMORROW FORECAST

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Freezing temperatures are being blamed for a number of water main breaks that left many Roanoke residents without water this weekend. Roanoke Police say crews have been working for several days to repair the ruptured mains .. Police say major lines in Southwest Roanoke have been repaired and MOST people should have an adequate water supply. A few small mains still need repairs - but there's no word on when they'll be fixed.
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[Gator-Bowl]


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Thousands of Hokies have migrated South to Florida to enjoy the Gator Bowl - and they thought, warmer weather .. But temperatures there are plunging below freezing this New Years Eve. Mike Stevens has more on how some fans are turning up the heat.
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Still ahead on News 7 at 11 .. A deadline is looming for some Norfolk Southern employees .. We'll have the details.
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And the President and the First Lady shop til they drop .. We'll tell you what they were looking for, after the break...
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[Car-Tax]


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The next phase of the Virginia car tax elimination kicks in tomorrow .. nine days before the General Assembly convenes.
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Some legislators are unhappy about Governor Gilmore's plan to use national tobacco settlement money to continue to eliminate the car tax .. But the Gilmore administration says the car tax cut will happen - no matter what.
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[Biz-Review]


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870 Norfolk Southern employees have less than an hour left to apply for early retirement.
The buy-out offer lowers the non-union retirement age from 55 to 53.
In an effort to reduce operating expenses, N-S has cut nearly 10 percent of its workforce since January.
Here's a look at that story and more in our Year-End business review.
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(( In it's glory days, Norfolk Southern was an integral part of rail car part production. But waves of layoffs have left a broken track in Roanoke.
This year, N-S has closed its foundry and the East End Carshops.
2,844 workers have been let go system wide.
That means the company has reduced its workforce by just under 10% since January. [INSERT GREEN FLASH HERE]
Striking Union workers at Rubatex returned to work in June after nine months on strike.
It's labeled as one of the most bitter labor disputes in company history.
Crossing the picket lines became so difficult, Rubatex filed an unfair labor practice suit against its union.
Union members say the company has not been cooperative in contract negotiations.
The two sides have still not come to an agreement. [INSERT GREEN FLASH HERE]
80 thousand union workers at Verizon went on strike in August. They say mandatory overtime and stress in the work place lead them to the picket lines.
Those in Virginia returned to work in less than three weeks, but their most trying days were yet to come.
Verizon employee Danny Lee Overstreet was shot at killed at a Roanoke night club allegidly by Ronald Gay.
Employees at Verizon Virginia set up a memorial fun for Overstreet's family. [INSERT GREEN FLASH HERE]
The contract between fiber giant Celanese and its union members expired June 19th. Workers threatened to strike on three different occasions, but the strike was avoided.
In August, 59 percent of the company's unionized workers voted in favor of a new three-year deal -- which includes a yearly three percent raise.
Mandatory overtime is still a topic of debate. [INSERT GREEN FLASH HERE]
Martinsville and Henry County are finally seeing the light at the end of the tunnel.
Cinergy Corporation has plans to build a new power plant.
The rebound comes after the loss of the area's biggest employer, Tultex.
Back to school staffing and holiday retail hiring has slimmed Martinsville's unemployment rate down to about eight percent.
All of the three former Tultex buildings have been sold - one to Sara Lee Activewear.
Sara Lee plans to hire some 300 hundred workers once its distribution center is up and running.
That's the 2000 business review.
Wishing you many happy investments in the new year.))

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The New Year means new "stuff" for the President and First Lady.
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The couple was spotted popping in and out of shops in Frederick, Maryland - possibly looking for furnishings for their new home. The Clintons are reportedly about to plunk down 2-point-8 million dollars for a six-bedroom colonial in the nation's capitol. The Clintons plan to ring in the new year at Camp David.
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Next on News 7 - some high-tech counseling could help you cure the holiday blues. We'll have details.
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And robotic pets were a hot item this Christmas - now some researchers say they could be good for your health! That story is still ahead on News 7 at 11!
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[Presb-Church]


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A joint church service this morning brought worshipers from 17 Presbyterian churches together.
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The Roanoke Civic Center was packed with more then 3-thousand Presbyterians. An organizer for the event says it's a way to help smaller congregations feel part of the larger mission of the church.
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((GEORGE ANDERSON: IT WAS GREAT HAVING THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE GATHERED TOGETHER FOR ONE WORSHIP SERVICE TO GIVE ALL OUR CONGREGATIONS A GREATER SENSE OF IDENTITY THEN THEY HAVE INDIVIDUALLY AS A CONGREGATION.))
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All the money taken from the collection went to the Presbyterian Community Center. The center helps out the homeless and provides after school tutoring.
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[Internet-Counseling]


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The holidays can be a difficult time of year for those dealing with depression or the loss of a friend or relative.
An on-line counseling service can help relieve the holiday blues.
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Mount Regis- -in conjunction with Well-Place-Dot-Com- -is offering on-line services to help people cope with holiday- related stresses.
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((THAT THEY UNDERSTAND THAT THEY'RE NOT ALONE THAT THERE ARE PLACES THEY CAN GO, THEY DON'T HAVE TO FEEL AS ISOLATED AS THEY MIGHT FEEL, THEY DON'T HAVE TO FEEL AS LONELY AS THEY'RE FEELING))
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The site offers everything from chat rooms to information on other places to go for help.
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((CHAT ROOMS CONNECT THEM WITH PEOPLE WHO HAVE SIMILAR PROBLEMS. THERE'S A MODERATOR SO THAT THEY CAN GET A LITTLE GUIDANCE. IT'S NOT MEANT AS A COUNSELING SESSION, IT'S MEANT FOR SUPPORT, FOR RESOURCES FOR PEOPLE, AND PLACE TO GO THE FIND WHAT THEY CAN DO DIFFERENT, OR JUST GET SOME ADDITIONAL HELP))
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You do have to sign up to log on, but membership is free.
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You can find links to the "Well Place" and Mount Regis web sites by going to OUR website and clicking on "Webwatch."

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They say a dog is man's best friend, but it seems robots could be a child's best medicine.
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Japanese researchers claim the physical interaction between people and pet robots could imitate the bond between real pets and their owners. They're using "Paro" - short for "Personal Robot"- as proof. "Paro" has been introduced to patients in a children's hospital ward .. Nurses are observing reactions when kids interact with the robot. Hospitals in Japan have been slow to implement real "Animal Therapy" for fear of accidents and infection. "Paro" was considered the best substitute.
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It's time to shut up and play ball. The Gator Bowl kicks off at 12:30 and Mike Stevens has a few parting shots fom both the Hokies and the Tigers.
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The Ravens and the Broncos got together for the AFC wild card in Baltimore today.
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Scoreless until the second quarters watch Raven running back Jamal Lewis go right and find the zone on a one yard touchdown run. Baltimore led 7-nothing.
After a Denver field goal, the strangest play so far in the playoffs. Trent Dilfer's pass is bobbled by lewis, then goes off the arms of Bronco corner Terrell Buckley and into the arms of tight end Shannon Sharpe who gets some revenge o
n his former team with a 58 yard [SUPER=30-Baltimore/21/Denver/3;]touchdown reception. It was 14-3 Baltimore with 4:06

left in the half.
Lewis got 27 of his 110 yards on this third quarter TD run and the 21-3 lead holds as the Ravens advance.
Former tech star Cornell Brown, UVa's Jamie Sharper and the Ravens take on Tennessee next Saturday.
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Tampa Bay came into today's NFC wild card against the Eagles with an OH and 19 record in games played in temperature below 40 degrees.
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It was 34 degrees in Philadelphia. A not so warm reception from Eagles defensive tackle Corey Simon to Bucs QB Sean King.
Then Hugh Douglas then introduces himself, King fumbles and Philly gets the rock at the Bucs 15.
Four plays later, Donovan McNabb puts the Eagles a head with this five yard run with 3:21 left in the second quarter. 7-3 Philadelphia.
[SUPER=30-Philadelphia/21/Tampa Bay/3;]With 1:43 left in the half Philly gets the ball and capitalizes. Mcnabb hits

Na Brown on a five yard strike, 14-3 Eagles at the half.
45 tics into the fourth, Mcnabb ices it with a 2 yard TD pass to tight end Jeff Thomason. Eagles win 21-3
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The Eagles will now battle the Giants next Sunday.
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New York had a bye week in the first round, which gives Tiki Barber, the team's top offensive threat, time to heal his broken forearm.
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His one thousand, six rushing yards earned Tiki an appearance on the NFL today show. He talked about the confidence the Giants have coming into the post season and that he will play, even though his left hand is in a cast.
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In NBA action, the Nets and the Bulls tipped it off in Chicago and the Bulls come away with their second straight home win 86-77. The game plan..get the ball to Elton Brand, it worked as he pumps in 31 points and a season best 16 rebounds. The Nets have lost seven straight.
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[S-Tech]


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The Virginia Tech men's basketball team introduces itself to the Big East Wednesday on the road against Saint Johns and the Hokies will still be without starting guard Brian Chase.
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Chase sat on the bench during Saturday's game against the High Point with a fractured right hand.
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((RICKY STOKES/VIRGINIA TECH HEAD COACH: HE GOT PUT IN A CAST. HE'S PROBABLY GOING TO BE IN IT FOR TWO WEEKS THEN THE DOCTOR WILL RE-EVALUATE HIM AFTER TWO WEEKS AND WE'LL GO FROM THERE. SO PROBABLY TWO TO FOUR WEEKS IS WHAT WE'RE HEARING.))
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Chase had been averaging more than 12 points a game.
In addition to missing Chase, forward Dennis Mims has been suspended indefinitely for violating team rules.
Coach Ricky Stokes is also bringing along three new players to the program.
Swingmen Danny Gathings and Joe Hamilton, as well as Carlton Carter were eligible to play December 18th.
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((IT'S A LITTLE OUT IF KILTER WITH THREE NEW GUYS IN THAT IT TAKES TIME AWAY FROM MOVING FORWARD. I'M STILL HAPPY WITH THIS TEAM LOOKING FORWARD AS WE GO TO ST. JOHNS TO PLAY OUR BIG EAST OPENER))
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[S-Express]


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The Express hit the Round House ice today looking for revenge against Greensboro after the Generals stung Roanoke 6-2 yesterday.
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Both teams went through pre game warm ups and then it's face off.
In the first period, Greensboro rips rope first as Sal Manganaro slips it past a few Express defenders and Jason Lalongo puts it home. 1-nothing Generals.
[SUPER=34-Greensboro/2/Roanoke/1;] Greensboro makes it 2-nothing when Lucas Smittle feeds Olig Timchenko, who burie

s the puck on the break. A 2 goal lead in the second and that proved to be the game winner as Greensboro hands Roanoke it's fourth straight loss 2 to 1, and running into the Generals hot goalie was a factor.
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