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A D-U-I arrest in Richmond - leads police to a murder scene in Roanoke.
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Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.



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Roanoke city police received a call from police at Virginia Commonwealth University this morning. That's when V-C-U authorities told them a man pulled over for allegedly driving under the influence - confessed to killing his girlfriend in Roanoke.
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Kate Weidaw is at the Allendale Apartments in Roanoke where the woman's body WAS found. Kate?
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Teresa, several residents in this apartment complex were awakened early this morning when police broke down the door to Deborah Ann Jackson Jones' apartment. What they found inside - was a woman who had died several days ago. ((ROLLCUE:...))
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((Police say they found 36 year old Deborah Ann Jackson Jones' lying on her bed with a pillow covering her face. Police went to Jones' apartment after 30 year old Antonio Garland reportedly confessed to V- C-U Police in Richmond that he killed her.

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((SHELLY ALLEY: THEY HAD DETAINED A MAN FOR SUSPICION OF DRUNK DRIVING AND WHILE THEY WERE PERFORMING THE TRAFFIC STOP HE INFORMED THEM HE HAD KILLED HIS GIRLFRIEND IN ROANOKE A COUPLE OF DAYS AGO.))
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Jones' family filed a missing persons report with Roanoke City police Thursday night. Residents say Jones and the man who has reportedly confessed to killing her just moved into the apartment two weeks ago.

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((JACQUELINE GATES: EVERYDAY THIS WEEK I'VE SEEN HIM GOING BACK AND FORTH TO WORK I KNOW HE WORKED AT MCDONALDS, I'D ONLY SEEN HER ONCE WHEN SHE FIRST MOVED IN OVER HERE.))
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An autopsy will be performed on Jones to determine how and when she died.))

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Right now Garland is being held in a Richmond jail without bond. He is charged with murder. [2-shot]
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Teresa: Any indication if or when Garland will be returned to Roanoke?

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Two detectives with Roanoke City Police are headed to Richmond... They hope to bring Garland back soon... to face murder charges.
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Two well known Republicans, each hoping to become the state's next governor, lobbied in the Roanoke Valley. This morning,
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Attorney General Mark Earley and Lieutenant Governor John Hager spoke at the GOP's mass meeting at the Salem Court House. The meeting gives voters an opportunity to register or nominate someone to become a delegate for the Republican Convention. Currently Mark Earley is leading in the polls in Southwest Virginia... He says he hopes to keep it that way.
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((MARK EARLEY: RIGHT NOW WE'RE AHEAD IN THE DELEGATE COUNT STATEWIDE AND WE INTEND TO DO EVERYTHING WE CAN TO STAY THAT WAY SO WE CAN KEEP VIRGINIA MOVING FORWARD.))
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John Hager, meanwhile, is leading in the polls in Northern Virginia... but says the issues he stands behind are what Southwest Virginians believe in.
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((JOHN HAGER: I'M TALKING ABOUT BEING A CONSISTENT CONSERVATIVE NOT ONLY A SUPPORTER OF THE RIGHT TO LIFE BUT THE RIGHT TO WORK WHICH IS IMPORTANT TO OUR ECONOMY.))
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The Republican Convention will be held in Richmond on June first and second. The Republican candidate for Governor will face Democrat Mark Warner in November.
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A BIG downer for the Cavaliers in College Park, Maryland today. Roy Stanley has details coming up in sports. We'll be right back.




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A military plane headed for Virginia crashed in Georgia today.
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All twenty one people on board were killed. Eyewitnesses say they saw the Florida National Guard aircraft - quote - "glide down" into a field around 30-miles south of Macon. Debris landed close to a home. The plane was assigned to the Florida National Guard's one hundred seventy first Aviation Battalion... It was headed for Oceana Naval Air Station in Virginia Beach.
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Meantime, a bill that would change bankruptcy legislation is on its way to the U.S. Senate after passing in the house.
The bill would require those who file for bankruptcy to pay back a percentage of their debts over a five year period.

Critics say that the bill will cause further hardship for those who DO file... but cannot afford to pay back their debts.
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Congressman Bob Goodlatte says that isn't so.
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((BOB GOODLATTE: PEOPLE WITH LOWER INCOMES OR PEOPLE WHO CAN SHOW THE COURT THAT THEY CANNOT AFFORD TO REPAY THEIR DEBTS CAN STILL GET THE CHAPTER SEVEN DISCHARGES WHICH DISCHARGE THEM COMPLETELY IN BANKRUPTCY.))
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The bill was passed by congress last year but Clinton vetoed it. This year President Bush says he will support the new legislation.



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And coming up in sports, Highlights from the Big South men's and women's championship at the Roanoke Civic Center.

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And the Virginia Cavaliers end their regular season with a loss to Maryland at College Park.
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The 7-th ranked Virginia Cavaliers will enter the A-C-C tournament on a down note.
This afternoon 16-th ranked Maryland beat the Cavaliers 102 to 67.
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The winner getting the third seed in the tournament.
Maryland took the early lead but Adam Hall's jumper in the paint made the score 33 to 25 Terps.
Maryland then comes back Juan Dixon nails the jumper and the Terps led at the half 47 to 34.
The Cavaliers tried to mount a comeback to open the second half Donald Hand steps up and hits the three pointer.


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But the Terps continued to take it to the hoop Lonnie Baxter with the reverse lay-up and Maryland wins it 102 to 67.
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Radford and Winthrop split in the regular season and today the two played for the Big South tournament title at the Roanoke Civic Center.
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The Highlanders were the number one seed.
Radford led early but when Winthrop's Eyo Effiong pulls up and hits this jumper the game was tied at 13.
The Highlanders come right back Corey Watkins taking it to the hoop for the score but the game was tied at 25 at the break.
Radford opened the second half going inside to Andrey Savtchenko who takes it inside giving Radford the lead.
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The Highlanders opened it up in the half Peanut Arrington hits the three and ___ goes on to win it __ to ___.
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