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[TALENT=Kimberly]

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First Union announces re-structuring plans.
That means some workers in Roanoke are receiving pink slips.
We'll have the latest.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And the Sons of Confederate Veterans win an important license plate ruling.
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Continued rain showers today... tonight... tomorrow and so on. In a few minutes we'll find out how long the wet weather will last.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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News 7 at noon, right after this break.



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First Union is cutting back again .. and that could mean more job cuts in Virginia.
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[First-Union]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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First Union today announced its profits fell 29 percent over the last three months.
Calls are coming in from employees in Roanoke who have already been notified they are out of a job.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Kimberly & Jen/Newsrooom;]


Jennifer Miele is in our Newsroom now with the latest.
[LIVE=Jen full/Newsroom]
[SUPER=@Jennifer1]


Kim, the heads of First Union Bank made the announcement within the last two hours.
They say profits ARE down. But it is still unclear what this means for First Union employees in Roanoke.
We do know that there is a major restructuring plan in the works for First Union.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


In order to cutback on operating expenses, First Union sold 58 of its branches so far -- 26 are set to go within the next few months.
Those previously-announced closings include First Union banks in Wytheville, Pearisburg, and Staunton.
[SOT]

[tc:20:17:45]
[IN Q=We have torn away]

((KEN THOMPSON: WE HAVE TORN AWAY THOSE BUSINESS WHO HAVE MINIMAL CONNECTION TO OUR CORE STRATEGIES. WHICH WERE NOT UP TO SCALE OR HAVE LIMITED PROSPECTS FOR NET INCOME GROWTH.))
[OUT Q=net income growth.]
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After First Union absorbed The Money Store and Core States, things went from bad to worse.... operating expenses skyrocketed.
First Union Officials saw problems arising early on in the year, so they acted by changing the bank's entire upper management.
[SOT]

[TC:20:20:33]
[IN Q=We have names]

((KEN THOMPSON: WE HAVE NAMED NEW HEADS OF GENERAL BANKING, CAPITAL MARKETS, A NEW GENERAL COUNCIL, A NEW CHIEF RISK OFFICER, A NEW TREASURER AND A NEW CFO.))
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=and a new CFO.]
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[LIVE=Jen full/Newsroom]


Again, it is still unclear how many jobs in our region will be affected by First Union's latest restructuring plan.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Kimberly & Jen/Newsroom;]


Kim, we hope to have more on that at five and six.



[SCV-Plate]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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The Sons of Confederate Veterans WILL get to have their logo- -the Confederate Battle Flag- -on a special Virginia license plate.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Year;]


Members of the group sued the Commonwealth two years ago, saying they were being discriminated against because the state refuse to issue them a vehicle tag with the flag on it.
In a 17-page opinion issued this morning, Federal Judge Jackson Kiser concluded it's a matter of free speech, and he ruled in favor of the Confederate Vets.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Kiser pointed out that this was the only one of about 300 specialty plates where the state refused to use the organization's logo.

[Ritchie-Retirement]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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Another member of Roanoke's senior management team is retiring. Deputy City manager Jim Ritchie announced today that he'll leave the city administration on April first.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Ritchie has worked for the city for 26 years, and he served as acting city manager for nine months in 1999.
He counts his work with citizens groups among his favorite accomplishments.
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[IN Q=I was involved many years ago]
[SUPER=01-Jim Ritchie/Deputy City Manager]
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[OUT Q=to try and solve problems.]
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Ritchie is 58 years old, and has no immediate plans to seek other employment.

[Inmate-Death]


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Roanoke Police are investigating the apparent suicide of a city jail inmate.
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31-year old Anthony Brooks was found hanging from a bedsheet in his cell early this morning. He was scheduled to appear in court tomorrow for the death of a Vinton woman.
[SUPER=04-November 2000]

Brooks faced DUI, Hit and Run, and Involuntary Manslaughter charges. Police say 42-year old Teresa Young Hale was struck by Brooks' truck in the parking lot of the upper Class Cafe on Orange Avenue last November.
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Police say even though Brooks gave no indication of being suicidal, they believe he took his own life.

An autopsy is scheduled for today.[Jesse-Jackson]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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The Reverend Jesse Jackson is asking for prayer and forgiveness.
He admits he fathered a child of wedlock.
It's the result of an affair Jackson had around the same time he counseled President Clinton during the Monica Lewinsky scandal.
Stephen Clark has details.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC/September 11, 1998;]
[SUPER=07-Rev. Jesse Jackson;]
[SUPER=04-"The Early Show";]
[SUPER=01-Tavis Smiley/B.E.T. Host;]
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[OUT Q=Clark, CBS News, Washington.]

((
(SUPER: SEPT. 11, 1998, WASHINGTON, DC)
SOT: REV. JESSE JACKSON

"no matter how high we are, we are still in the human condition." (:08)
THAT WAS JESSE JACKSON REFERING TO PRESIDENT CLINTON'S SCANDAL...HE COULD HAVE BEEN REFERING TO HIS OWN. JACKSON MADE A STUNNING ADMISSION TODAY.
"I AM FATHER TO A DAUGHTER WHO WAS BORN OUTSIDE MY MARRIAGE"...JACKSON SAYS IN A WRITTEN STATEMENT..."THIS IS NO TIME FOR EVASIONS, DENIALS OR ALIBIS. I FULLY ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY AND AM TRULY SORRY FOR MY ACTIONS."
JACKSON REFUSED TO IDENTIFY THE MOTHER...BUT HER PICTURE IS ALREADY PLASTERED ON THE FRONT PAGES OF PAPERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY. AND C-B-S NEWS HAS LEARNED SHE IS KAREN STANFORD--A STAFF MEMBER OF JACKSON'S RAINBOW-PUSH COALITION. THE BABY IS 20 MONTHS OLD...WHICH MEANS THE AFFAIR TOOK PLACE IN THE SUMMER OF 1998 WHEN JACKSON WAS COUNSELING PRESIDENT CLINTON DURING THE LEWINSKI AFFAIR.

(SOT, SEPT. 11, 1998, REV. JESSE JACKSON, "how do you get back? you get

back through repentance and restoration and revival and the determination to get better.")

(SOT, QUICK)-he obviously as any of us would be is embarassed by this.

:03

(SUPER: CBS/THE EARLY SHOW)


TAVIS SMILEY IS A HOST FOR BLACK ENTERTAINMENT T-V AND A FRIEND OF JACKSON...HE TOLD THE EARLY SHOW THIS MORNING HE HAS TALKED WITH JACKSON ABOUT THE AFFAIR AND THE EFFECT IT HAS HAD ON HIS 39-YEAR MARRIAGE TO JACKIE.

(SOT Tavis Smiley/BET Host) --his wife has not left him she is still

with him.
CLARK STANDUP: JACKSON TAKING TIME OFF TO SPEND WITH HIS FAMILY IN CHICAGO...AND HAS BEEN PROVIDING EMOT8IONAL AND FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR THE CHILD SINCFE D-N-A TESTS CONFIRMS HE IS THE FATHER. ))

[Greenpeace]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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Controversy has been swirling around confirmation hearings for a couple of President- Elect Bush's nominees..
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But today, protest over Cabinet nominees led to arrests.
Three members of Greenpeace U-S-A were arrested this morning after they scaled the headquarters of the Interior Department.
The environmental group displayed its opposition to the appointment of Gale Norton as interior secretary.
Members say she supports policies that would hurt the land.
Norton's confirmation hearing is today.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


We already have one school announcement for tomorrow, but students may be disappointed. The details are still ahead.
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And take cover! A camera rolls as hailstones rain down ... and cause a mess.
We had some frozen precipitation in our area overnight-- Here' s Jacey Birth with more on that...
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[I73-Comments]


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[**ANCHOR TAG**] The public comment period for I-73 is over ... but the people who must read everything submitted have a lot of work ahead of them.
V-DOT's District Office in Salem is processing every comment, and as Meredyth Censullo reports, they will need some time before sending all your thoughts to the Commonwealth Transportation Board.
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[IN Q=The white...]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]
[SUPER=01-Pam Kessler/VDOT Executive Secretary;:47]
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[OUT Q=NEws 7, Salem...Pop!]

((The white stuff is really coming down in Salem..

[NAT SOT @ 8:51:32 - 8:51:35]

((OOPS!!)) [RUNS03]
Thousands of comments on I-73 have been pouring in to VDOT's district office - where they're stacked...
[NAT SOUND BREAK @ 8:51:56 TAPS PAPERS]
and stamped...
[SHOT CONTINUES...NAT SOUND BREAK OF STAMP]
Entered in to a database full of Reids and Richards and Roberts.. Then comes the copying...

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[SOT @ 8:59:11 - 8:59:22]
[IN Q=These are the...]

((THESE ARE THE COPIES OF THE ORIGINIALS GOING FROM A TO.....G!)) [RUNS:11]
[OUT Q=to....G!]


[BUTT BUTT BUTT]

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[SOT]
[IN Q=Reporter: So its...]

((REPORTER: SO ITS ALOTTA WORK? PAM: ALOTTA WORK! YES!)) [RUNS:04]
[OUT Q=work! Yes!]


Every comment received by VDOT by their deadline WILL fall into the hands of the Commonwealth Transportation Board - no matter what it says, or looks like.

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[IN Q=Well we have some...]

((WELL WE HAVE SOME UNUSUAL THINGS - YOU KNOW WE'LL GET ODD SHAPED THINGS IN AND WE'LL GET THINGS THAT ARE WRITTEN - THEY'LL WRITE ALL OVER THE COMMENT SHEET YOU KNOW THAT SORTA THING.)) [RUNS:11]
[OUT Q=that sorta thing.]


VDOT says this is the largest onslaught of public comments they've ever had to shovel through .. But it has also been the longest comment period on any one issue. So patience reins at the district office.

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[SOT @ 9:17:45 - 9:17:59]
[IN Q=Its not a matter...]

((ITS NOT A MATTER OF STRESS ITS A MATTER OF IMPORTANCE...WE ALL UNDERSTAND AND APPRECIATE THE IMPORTANT DECISION THE TRANSPORTATION BOARD IS GOING TO MAKE THIS YEAR, AND WE WANT TO MAKE SURE THEY HAVE THE VERY BEST INFO - ALL THE INFO - ON WHICH TO BASE THEIR DECISION.)) [RUNS:14]
[OUT Q=base their decision.]



So though the flood of mail is subsiding, VDOT's working on cleaning up the aftermath...But it'll be months before everything is ready to be shipped off to the Board. Hey, at least these ladies are stayin high and dry.

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[IN Q=I'd just soon...]

((I'D JUST SOON DEAL WITH THIS! ITS ALRIGHT! ITS PART OF MY JOB!)) [RUNS:05]
[OUT Q=my job!]


Meredyth Censullo, News7, Salem. ))
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The Commonwealth Transportation Board is supposed to make its I-73 recommendation this Spring.

[Bedford-Fatal]


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Excessive speed .. and no seat belt.
State police say those were two factors in an accident that took the life of a Bedford teenager.
Investigators say Brian Adam Yates was driving a Jeep Wrangler yesterday afternoon, when it left the roadway, went through a fence and flipped several times.
Yates was thrown from his vehicle.

[11Golden-Corral] [ANCHOR-Kimberly]
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A Lynchburg restaurant plans to re-open for lunch tomorrow .. after repairing damage from an unexpected visitor.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


A Cadillac crashed through a wall and into the Golden Corral on Ward's Road, injuring nine customers.
Police say 83-year old Clayton Beasley was parking outside, when his foot slipped and hit the accelerator.
Mary Zimmerman was behind Beasley when he pulled into the handicapped parking spot.
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[SOT 12:22:42]
[IN Q=And he just]

((MARY ZIMMERMAN/EYEWITNESS: AND HE JUST TURNED LATE INTO THE SPOT AND I TOOK THE SPOT NEXT TO HIM AND I WAS JUST ABOUT TO STOP MY CAR WHEN ALL OF A SUDDEN I LOOKED AND THERE HE WAS AND HE JUST WENT RIGHT THROUGH THE SIDE WALL AND THE GLASS STARTED FALLING AND THINGS JUST STARTED FALLING, AND HE JUST DIDN'T STOP UNTIL HE GOT IN THERE.))
[SUPER=01-Mary Zimmerman/Eyewitness]
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[OUT Q=got in there.]
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None of the injuries appeared life- threatening. Again, the restaurant plans to re-open tomorrow.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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Virgnia's Standards of Learning tests are leading one area district to cancel high school final exams.
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Roanoke County students will take the S-O-L tests during regular exam time.
One of the biggest complaints has been that the SOLs have been given before the end of the year-- before teachers have covered all the material.
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[IN Q=TEACHERS, STUDENTS, AND]

((JAMES GALLION/DEPUTY SUPERINTENDENT; TEACHERS, STUDENTS, AND PARENTS BELIEVE THEY ARE REALLY PUSHED AND THEY DON'T HAVE TIME TO DO THIS. SO THIS WILL ALLOW THEM THE ADDITIONAL TIME AND THIS IS A COMMENT THAT WE HEAR OVER AND OVER AGAIN. MAY WE HAVE MORE TIME TO DO THE SOL TEST.))
[SUPER=01-James Gallion/Deputy Superintendent]
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[OUT Q=THE SOL TEST]
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[VO-NAT]


Students will take a shorter, 9-week test in place of finals.
The school board will decide if this change is permanent after the school year is over.
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There was no power in her home, so a mom leaves to warm some milk. Still ahead, she returns to find five children dead.
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[VO-NAT ]


And the Concorde is back in the air. No passengers on board yet, but there are plans to get it soaring back into service.
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Five children are dead in southern Texas after fire destroyed their mobile home.
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[SUPER=03-Brownsville, TX;]


All five victims were under the age of 10.
The home apparently caught fire after their mother had gone to a neighbor's house to warm a bottle of milk.
The electricity to the mobile home was not turned on yet.
The family was using a car battery to power the home.
Fire officials say the home lit up like "a matchbox".
Firefighters were able to put out the blaze quickly, but not soon enough to save the children's lives.
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[Concorde]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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The Concorde is flying again, but it'll be a while before it's carrying passengers.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Paris, France;]


And Air France Concorde jet took off from Paris for the first time since the deadly crash last July.
It headed to a military base in Southern France.
Over the next two weeks, safety experts will conduct runway tests, aimed at returning the super-sonic jet to passenger service.
[SUPER=04-July 2000;]


Investigators say one of the jet's tires exploded and ruptured a fuel tank, causing last summer's crash that killed 113 people.
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Big weather trouble down under--
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[SUPER=03-Casino, Australia;]


Baseball- sized hail is falling in parts of northeastern Australia.
It's been declared a natural disaster area.
More than two dozen people were injured.
The violent storms ripped the roofs from buildings and shattered thousands of windows and even uprooted a large tree.
Officials estimate damage in the millions of dollars.
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On Wall Street, the Dow is UP 82 points.

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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

Coming up, with the Super Bowl just a week and a half away, Tiki Barber is the talk of the town, and soon the newsstands as well...
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[VO-NAT ]

and Roanoke College locked up with a steaming Bridgewater team on the hardwood last night. We'll have highlights up next in sports.
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[S-Roanoke]


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Roanoke College played host last night to ODAC rival, Bridgewater - the regular season front runner and the number 9 team in the nation.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Bridgewater vs. Roanoke; :00]

The Maroons rolled into the Bast Center basically knowing that a loss last night would wipe out any chance of winning the regular season crown. Roanoke's Jamar Mansel makes the steal with some help from Robby Pridgen. He scampers down the court for the easy lay-in. The Maroons are off and running. Bridgewater's Shane Burnett would answer that with a dish to Jermaine Reed.
He flies to the hoop and gets the bucket for the Eagles. But Roanoke played up to its pre-season billing last night-- Mical Townsend passes to a wide open Colby Leftwich, and the PH product knocks in the jumper.
[SUPER=33-Bridgewater/62/Roanoke/73;]

Mansel would later drop back and knock in a thee-pointer from the top of the key. Roanoke knocks off Bridgewater 73-to-62.
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[S-Tiki]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-88 4550tc]
[GRAPHIC=SUPER BOWL]


With the Super Bowl hype getting set to explode next week, Tiki Barber is making the most of his first trip to the big dance.
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[VO-NAT]

Tiki has been hired by the NFL to keep an online journal for the Super Bowl on the game's official site. Tiki also is set to make an appearance in a rather popular national magazine.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=PEOPLE MAGAZINE...]
[SUPER=01-Geraldine Barber/Tiki's Mom; :00]
[SUPER=01-Tiki Barber/Will Appear in People Magazine; :22]
[RUNS=:31]
[OUT Q=...THE SUPER BOWL."]
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[talent=Kimberly]
[graphic=vick]

In one other football note, Michael Vick has signed on with Kelly Enterprises to handle his public relations. That's Kelly as in former Bills' quarterback Jim Kelly. Vick is being represented by Joel Enterprises out of Richmond.

[S-Dodge]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=mst]
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[GRAPHIC=DAYTONA TESTING]


The Dodges wrapped up their two day test session in Daytona yesterday and it looks like the Intrepids are too slow to compete right now.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Daytona Beach, FL; :00]

After two days of navigating the high banked ovals, the Dodge drivers are several miles an hour behind their Ford and G-M counterparts. They know what they need, but they just can't seem to find it.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=BITE]
[SUPER=01-Kyle Petty/Sprint Dodge Driver; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ray Evernham/Evernham Motorsports Owner; :13]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=...GOTTA WORK ON."]
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[VO-NAT CON'T]

Stacy Compton had the fastest time, running just under 181 miles an hour. The poor performance prompted all the teams to schedule a test at Talladega on January 30th.
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[S-Camby]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[GRAPHIC=NBA]


The NBA has levied its suspension on Marcus Camby after he took a swing at Danny Ferry.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY/Monday; :00]

Camby and Ferry got physical in Monday's game.
Knicks coach Jeff Van Gundy jumps in. Camby takes a swing at Ferry, and instead head butted his coach and opened a gash that required 12 stitches. Camby was fined 25 thousand- dollars and suspended for 5 games. Ferry got hit with a one game supension and a 75-hundred dollar fine.
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[Inaugural-Collector]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=kmc]
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And finally today--
Those planning on attending Saturday's Presidential inauguration have a long way to go to catch up with a collector in New York.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY;]


Barry Landau has 200 YEARS' worth of Presidential memorabilia.
Landau claims his collection rivals that of the Smithsonian Museum and the Library of Congress.
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[SOT 3:44:14]
[IN Q=When I was 12]

((BARRY LANDAU/MEMORABILIA COLLECTOR: WHEN I WAS 12 YEARS OLD, I WAS INVITED BY MRS. KENNEDY AND HER HALF BROTHERS TO ATTEND PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S INAUGURATION AND I STARTED PICKING UP INVITATIONS, EVERY PROGRAM. AND STARTED READING PRESIDENTIAL HISTORY AN THEN I GOT BITTEN BY THE BUG AND IT'S STUCK WITH ME EVER SINCE. ))
[SUPER=01-Barry Landau/Memorabilia Collector;]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=ever since.]
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[VO-NAT]


In addition to the 10 inaugurations he's attended, Landau has memorabilia dating back to Presidents Jefferson and Lincoln.
He says his most prized possession is this original key to the White House.
And he didn't even have to run for office...
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[Mornin' Promo] [ANCHOR-Kim] [Animation]
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((Tommorow on News 7 Mornin.))
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[Kimberly on camera] [Music under]

Stonewall Jackson's birthday is Sunday. Steve Pardon takes a tour of a new exhibit inside Stonewall Jackson's House in Lexington. Plus Shannon Young has your weekend weather forecast.
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[Animation full]
Tomorrow on News 7 Mornin'. [PM-6PROMO] [Keith on the Chromakey]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Today on]
[RUNS=:03]
[OUT Q=News 7 at 6]
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[VO-NAT]


The battle over the Confederate Flag may heat up in the Commonwealth. A judge says it can be allowed on a special license plate for the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
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The story on News 7 at 6. [Keith on Chromakey]