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Coming up on News 7-
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Another shooting in Roanoke- this one as a man is driving down the street-
While one area minister makes a call for peace after a violent stretch in this region.
And you may save some money- the fed cuts interest rates.
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Plus a new coach for the Redskins.
News 7 is next.

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Another shooting tonight in Roanoke - this time a man is shot multiple times as he drives down the street.
But one local minister says enough's enough.
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Good evening.

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Tonight the victim is a 24-year-old man who is in serious condition at Roanoke Memorial Hospital after being shot several times in the chest.
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Randy Cabbler, of Northwest Roanoke, told police he was driving down Staunton Avenue Northwest around 6:45 tonight when someone repeatedly fired at him for several blocks.
Police say Cabbler managed to drive to the intersection of 5th and Orange Avenue when a tire on his car blew out. Cabbler apparently ran to a Holiday Inn Express at the intersection up Orange Avenue. No word on suspects at this hour.
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The suspect in a fatal shooting at a Roanoke car shop yesterday is still on the loose.
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29-year-old Earl Allen Hale was indicted by the Roanoke grand jury on murder and firearms charges.
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He's accused of fatally shooting 27-year-old Charlene Ramsey outside Hot Rods Car Care. Police say Hale used to date Charlene Ramsey, and had harassed her on two occassions, including the day of her murder.
Hale is also accused of wounding Rodney Eugene Basham, the operator of "Hot Rods." Basham underwent surgery yesterday - his condition isn't being released.
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The suspect in a fatal shooting at a Roanoke convenience store Christmas Eve was also indicted today. 19-year-old Bernard Maurice Walker is charged with killing Reaco (Rico) Ramon Hilton at a Melrose Avenue convenience store. Walker was directly indicted on murder and firearm charges - including an "unlawful possession of a firearm" charge. Walker is still on the loose.
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[Reverend-Crime]


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One local minister says its time to take a hard look at what's going on in the Star City - and what needs to be done to stop the recent wave of violence. Meredyth Censullo reports.
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((4 murders since Christmas Eve .. 18-year-old Reaco Hilton shot to death at a Roanoke convenience store .. 2 others shot the next day, possibly in retaliation. Monique Swain stabbed to death the day after Christmas - allegedly by a 17-year-old girl Edward Anderson found dead New Years Eve at a local motel .. the woman he lived with charged with murder. And Charlene Ramsey, gunned down Tuesday in broad daylight - her friend, Rodney Basham, recovering from surgery after being shot several times. And then theres the 14-year-old girl who lost her life to a gun, possibly an accident, at this apartment complex New Years Eve.

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((REV. LEVI DENT: AND I'M HERE TO APPEAL, TO SEE WHAT CAN BE DONE...I'M ASKIN THEM TO STOP THE VIOLENCE...STOP THE VIOLENCE.))
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Reverend Levi Dent operates an outreach ministry .. He's concerned about what appears to be a rising number of violent crimes - especially among Roanoke's younger generations.

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((ONCE A PERSON LOSES THE AMBITION TO BE SOMEBODY, THEN THEY LOSE RESPECT FOR YOU AND FOR ME .. AND I'LL BE FRANK WITH YOU - ITS GETTING SCARED - ITS GETTING SCARY AND WE'RE JUST ABOUT HELD HOSTAGE IN OUR OWN COMMUNITY.))
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Dent says he's worried Roanoke's youth think "to die is to be a hero" - he wants to change that mindset. And he says he'll take his message to the streets.

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((THERES ENOUGH KILLING...ENOUGH BLOODSHED...ITS ENOUGH. ENOUGH IS ENOUGH.))
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Meredyth Censullo, News 7, Roanoke. ))

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A shooting in a New Mexico hotel had police searching the 17-story building looking for the suspect.
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Police found the man tonight- but they did not say WHERE they caught up with him.
The man is wanted in the murders of a woman and two young children who were killed at the Albuquerque Mariott.
SWAT team officers had gone from room to room searching for the suspect -
Authorities say the man rented a room with the victims on the top floor of the hotel.
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[Mancuso]


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Former Express General Manager Tony Mancuso is indicted for embezzling funds from the hockey team.
A Roanoke Grand Jury handed up a pair of three- count indictments this afternoon... one against Mancuso, and the other against his assistant, James (Higgin-both-um) Higginbotham.
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Mancuso was let go at the end of the 98-99 season. The team's current general manager says the organization was "just swimming in red ink." But Mark Fackrell says it was only after Mancuso and Higginbotham left that the team realized what had happened.
Chief Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney Betty Jo Anthony says about 10-thousand dollars was embezzled from the Express between June 1st of '98 and the end of June, 1999. Fackrell says it was AT LEAST 10-thousand.
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Higginbotham and Mancuso are charged with embezzlement, obtaining money by false pretenses and grand larceny.


The prosecutor says there was equipment involved as well as some trade-out arrangements intended for the benefit of the Express but allegedly diverted for personal use.


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Eleven new United States Senators were sworn in this afternoon-- including the new junior Senator from the Commonwealth of Virginia..
Ellen Qualls has more from Capitol Hill where the Chuck Robb era ended and the George Allen era began today.
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[Bush-Economy]


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A surprise from Washington that could save you money.
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The Federal Reserve Chairman cut interest rates today- and that sent the stock market surging.
The move came as an attempt to jump start the economy-
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((BRUCE STEINBERG/MERRILL LYNCH: "IT HAPPENED VERY QUICKLY. ALL OF A SUDDEN IN THE LAST COUPLE OF MONTHS OF THE YEAR, THE ECONOMY LOOKED LIKE IT JUST HIT THE WALL." LARRY HAVERTY/STATE STREET RESEARCH: WE NEEDED THE MEDICINE QUICKLY. I WAS SURPRISED IT TOOK THE DOCTOR SO LONG TO WRITE THE PRESCRIPTION. ))
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President Elect George W. Bush called the rate cut a bold move-
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((I THINK THE CUT WAS NEEDED. IT WAS A STRONG STATEMENT.. A MEASURE THAT MUST BE TAKEN TO MAKE SURE THE ECONOMY DOES NOT GO INTO A TAIL SPIN.))
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Bush invited some of the nations most powerful business leaders to meet him in Austin Texas to talk about what's needed to boost the economy.
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[Mideast]


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It was Middle East Peace on President Clinton's mind tonight. He' s hoping to broker a Peace Deal before he leaves office and there's word tonight that it could happen.
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Yasser Arafat says he's willing to negotiate with Israel- and word today that Israel is sending a negotiator to Washington-
The two sides will meet with U-S mediators tomorrow.
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((THE PRESIDENT AND HIS TEAM ARE COMMITTED TO TRYING TO DO EVERYTHING TO MOVE THE PROCESS FORWARD.))
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President Clinton says the U-S will insist on a reduction in violence in the middle East before moving foward with an agreement.
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A deadly fire in Delaware takes eleven lives.
Details are next on News 7.
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And firefighters are still trying to get handle on a raging California brush fire.
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((HEY EVERYBODY, STEVE MASON WITH YOUR SPORTS TONIGHT. A HUGE NIGHT FOR TECH BASKETBALL AS THE LADY HOKIES TRY TO SPOIL THE LUCK OF THE IRISH AND THE MEN RUN INTO THE RED STORM OF ST. JOHN'S IN THEIR CONFERENCE OPENER. ROANOKE BATTLES MARYVILLE FOR THE V FOUNDATION TITLE, THE CAVE LADIES RUN THE FLOOR AGAINST THE EAGLES, THE REDSKINS HAVE A NEW COACH AND THE EXPRESS HOPES TO HAVE STARTED A NEW WIN STREAK, ALL OF THIS IN SPORTS.))

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Firefighters in Delaware called it their worst nightmare- entering a home only to find body after body.
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Eleven people in all were killed in the early morning blaze- all members of the same family.
The victims include a baby, several younger children and an older women-
The blaze broke out at three this morning in the home- probably when everyone was sleeping.
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Some people in California are being told to get out- as a raging wildfire burns near their homes.
More than 300 firefighters are working to stop the blaze-
They're not just using fire engines, but also air tankers, bulldozers and helicopters.
Manuel Gallegus is in Southern California with more.
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((Fanned by gusting Santa Anna winds, the fires moved with terrifying speed, consuming homes and shutting down highways. Firefighters worked feverishly, their first priority not containment, but public safety. Unnamed officer of San Diego Sheriff Department: We've been telling everyone to evacuate While the cause of the fires is under investigation, they were fueled by dried out grass and brush. Officials say the brush fire season is normally over by now, but there hasn't been any rain in two months. Warm winds of up to 65 miles per hour kicked the blaze in many different directions. Thomas Ace, Lakeside Fire Department This is the worst possible situation. This is what we all plan for. Grandmother Mary Fritz lives in a trailer behind her son's home. She awoke to banging on the door.. and ran to safety.
Mary Fritz Up to 1,000 structures were threatened in this mountainous, rural area, thirty miles east of San Diego. Residents scrambled to get their horses out. Some let their livestock run free. While firefighters on the ground struggled with the rocky terrain, aircraft had problems dropping water. At an evacuation center, Red Cross volunteers comforted residents who could only sit and wait. ...........Manuel Gallegus, CBS News, Alpine, California.))

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A driver faces reckless driving charges after he overturned his logging truck early this afternoon on U.S. 29 in Chatham.
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State Police say the driver was heading southbound when he drove into the median, overcorrected, and lost control of the tractor trailer.
It took troopers and V-Dot crews several hours to clean up the logs that fell onto the road and into the median.
The driver suffered minor injuries and was taken to Danville Regional Medical Center.
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Big news for Redskins fans-- Steve Mason will have news about a new head-coach later in sports.
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Pain relief was a major concern for this man after a motorcycle accident-- now hospitals will to make it a top priority for everyone.
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Christmas may be over, but some Virginia residents have wish lists they'd like state lawmakers to fill when the General Assembly convenes this month.
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House and Senate finance committees are holding public hearings across the state this week to gather citizen input on possible budget amendments.
Nearly 50 people spoke up today in Rustburg on topics ranging from tourism to expanding passenger rail transportation.
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((REX HAMMOND/LYNCHBURG CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: AS MORE AMERICAN CITIES ENCOUNTER GRIDLOCK, POOR AIR QUALITY AND CRIPPLING COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH BUILDING OUR NATIONAL HIGHWAY SYSTEM, EXPANDING PASSENGER RAIL SERVICE IS AN IDEA WHOSE TIME HAS COME.))
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Local educators also want lawmakers to find more money for teachers.
Governor Gilmore's 48- billion dollar budget does "not" include anything for teacher pay raises.
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Hospitals will now be required to make pain relief a top priority when treating patients.
That's because The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations will be holding them accountable to new pain standards.
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Dan Pellitteri says getting adequate treatment for his chronic pain has made all the difference.
Pellitteri crushed his vertebrae in a motorcycle accident -- and now has a metal cage in his back.
He could barely move before going to a pain specialist.
But now he takes (oxy-contin) oxycontin and says that's helped make his pain bearable.
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((I'M ABLE TO GET UP, TAKE CARE OF MY KIDS. I MEAN FROM BEING IN A BODY BRACE, NOT ABLE TO DO ANYTHING I WAS SOLELY DEPENDENT ON MY WIFE FOR EVERYTHING))
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Doctor Jack Hutcheson says pain management is a major factor both in terms of helping patients heal and for assessing quality of life.
And he says the standards should help doctors treat pain more effectively.
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(( I BELIEVE WHAT THIS WILL DO IT WILL ENCOURAGE PHYSICIANS TO FEEL MORE FREE ABOUT ADEQUATELY TREATING PAIN AND REGARDING PAIN AS MAJOR PORTION OF THE CARE OF THE ONGOING CHRONIC PAIN PATIENT ))
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The commission will monitor the hospitals and those that fail to implement the new standards could lose their accreditation.

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Denise Allen will have a recap of the Lady Hokies Big East date with Notre Dame, the Tech men run straight into the Red Storm and highlgihts from Roanoke College men's hoops and Cave Spring girls
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But first our extra point. The 76ers whipped the Atlanta Hawks 98 80 thanks to plays like this. Theo Ratliffe makes the block and Gives to the Answer, Allan Iverson who finishes. Iverson had 21 points, George Lynch 12.
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Third ranked Notre Dame entered the Cassell undefeated and left with its 13 win of the season.
But as Denise Allen reports Virginia Tech gave them a battle.
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The Tech men opened their big east era last night on the road against St. John's.
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Tech meeting the Red Storm for the third time in the two school's history. In the first half, the Johnnies charge out to a big lead. Omar Cook buries the three pointer from the left side, three of his game high 23 points.
Then, Willie Shaw takes a turn from the perimeter, ripping rope from the right side to give the Red Storm a 9-nothing advantage.
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Tech's Carton Carter scores the Hokies first ever basket in the big east and it took Tech three minutes and 46 seconds to do it.
Joe Hamilton shows he can score, spinning and nailing the turn around but the Red Storm pounds Tech 89-64.
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The Roanoke Men's team battled Maryville in the eighth annual V-Foundation Classic championship last night.
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At halftime Roanoke College raffled off several items donated to help raise funding for the foundation and for cancer.
To first half action. The Scotts Joe Ballard drives and then pulls up for the jumper which hits to extend Maryville's lead.
But the Maroons can score a bunch in a hurry. Former Bland County star Heath Pucket with the second and third effort that pays off.
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Then, on the break, Brad Dunleavey finds Ben Halterman, he's gonna finish under the iron.
Roanoke's Robby Pridgen hits Dunleavey who rips rope 37-35 Scotts. He had 21 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists and is your tourney MVP. Roanoke wins 72-65.
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In high school action, Northside beat Rockbridge 72-42, Blacksburg topped Alleghany 59-49 and Radford defeats George Wythe 54-41.
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In girls action, Roanoke coach Susan Dunagan and Lynchburg coach Richie Wagner on hand to scout the talent.
Watch Lindsay Reynolds coast in for the lay up and the Lady Knight s were rolling in this one.
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Franklin County would not quit. Lauren Davis steals the rock from Sarah Campbell and is gonna go up strong for two.
But the Lady Knights were to much. Off the inbounds Whitney Kern connects with Ross for the quick bucket and Cave Spring led 5-21 after three and wins it 75 to 29.
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The Fed X Orange Bowl between Florida State and Oklahoma has been a defensive struggle so far. The Sooners lead the Seminoles 6-nothing in the third quarter.

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Redskins owner Daniel Snyder was apparently extremely convincing during his interview with Marty Schottenheimer, so much so that Schottenheimer has taken the Washington head post as the team's coach.
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Schottenheimer has accepted the job as head coach and director of football operations.
His contract is over four years and it will pay him 10 million dollars. The former coach of the Kansas City Chiefs and Cleveland Browns has been an NFL analyst on ESPN.
Schottenheimer has a career record of 145-85 and 1 and made 11 playoff appearances.
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