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For now, a California high school freshman is locked up in a juvenile facility--
The 15- year- old faces murder charges as an adult for yesterday's deadly shooting at a suburban San Diego school.

The latest, coming up.
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And a day after undergoing heart surgery, Vice President Dick Cheney is released from the hospital.
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News 7 at noon is next.




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Vice President Dick Cheney is out of the hospital and on the road to recovery after another heart scare.

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Good Afternoon, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
Vice President Cheney is heading home, just one day after doctors repaired a damaged artery.
Cheney won't be resting for very long.
A spokesman says the Vice President plans to return to work later this week.
The 60- year- old has a history of heart problems.
As recently as November, Cheney suffered a mild heart attack.
But doctors say his latest heart problem won't keep him from performing his full workload.
Teri Okita is in Washington and joins us now with an update.
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The Vice-President walked out of the hospital this morning, shook hands with his doctors, and told reporters he was feeling "good".

SOT: Cheney: See you later.


Doctors say he was kept overnight simply as a precaution.

SOT: Dr. Stuart Seides/Washington Hospital Center:

Those who undergo what is called an intervention, that is angioplasty or placement of a stent, are most commonly kept overnight.
Cheney was admitted to George Washington University Hospital yesterday ... after several bouts of chest pain. Doctors found narrowing in the same artery that produced a heart attack his fourth back in November. And doctors say there is up to a 40-percent chance it could renarrow again.

SOT: Seides:

These kinds of interludes, like he had in November, and yesterday, are not only not uncommon, but can almost be anticipated.
The medical trouble is of special concern because of the central role Cheney is playing in the Bush White House. He's one of the most active vice-presidents ... overseeing the budget, the new energy policy, and having a voice in all major decisions. ))
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No classes today at the suburban San Diego high school where a student allegedly opened fire on his classmates, killing two of them.
The suspect, 15- year- old Charles "Andy" Williams will be charged as an adult.
Jennifer Jones reports on how the community is coping with its loss.
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The morning after the deadly shootings at Santana High School, and students and parents braved the wet weather to visit a makeshift shrine outside the school-- flowers, balloons and notes of remembrance to the two boys who were killed and the thirteen others who were wounded.

SOT: Christina Newcomb, Student


The school is closed and the town of Santee remains in mourning...while students and faculty wonder what made 15-year old Charles "Andy" Williams allegedly open fire on his classmates. It was just 24 hours ago when the shots rang out, sending students and teachers scrambling.

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Even as emergency crews rushed to the scene and heavily armed police searched for the gunmen, he was cornered in a boys' bathroom and surrendered without incident.

SOT: Oli Perez, San Diego Sheriff's Dept.,"He said it was only me")


In the afermath of the deadliest school shooting since Columbine High, people here in Santee are looking for the same answer as the people of Colorado: why did he do it, and why didn't they see it coming?
Jones Close: People knew he was talking about it, never believed him or told anyone.

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Four teenagers from the Wilderness Leadership Academy have been charged with beating a counselor.
The Botetourt County sheriff's office says 24-year-old David Allen Hipes was taken to the UVA medical center after the attack last night.
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The incident comes just a few days after the state renewed the academy's license for six months.
Authorities say Hipes was driving the boys to a fast food restaurant when he stopped and got out of the vehicle.
One of the boys also got out and allegedly attacked the counselor with a piece of metal.
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The group drove to an apartment complex in Henry County.
A deputy there spotted the van, and found the teenagers hiding in a closet in one of the apartments.
All four were taken into custody, and are now at the Coyner Springs Detention Center.

[Thomas]


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Forensic scientists are testifying in Pulaski today
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linking hair, footprints and D-N-A to the defendant Jeffrey Thomas.
Thomas is charged with the murder of Tara Munsey in January of last year. We'll have more on today's proceedings tonight on News 7 at 5 and 6.
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[Clifton-Forge]


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Clifton Forge residents are voting today on whether to remain a city or become a town.
Voter turnout seems to have picked up now that it's lunchtime.
The city has two precincts. So far officials say 417 people have voted at one while 421 have voted at the other precinct. They opened at 6 this morning and will stay open until 7 this evening.
We'll have more on today's vote tonight on News 7 at 5, 6 and 11.

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Roanoke officials are evaluating a controversial plan to end refuse collection in most of the city's alleys.
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City officials say they have been working to address concerns by identifying streets where curbside collection is impractical.
But some council members remain skeptical.
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((IT'S SO HARD TO COMPARE ROANOKE WITH OTHER CITIES, BECAUSE WE'RE HILLY. IT'S NOT LIKE NORFOLK OR SOME PLACE WHERE IT'S LEVEL GROUND AND PEOPLE DON'T HAVE THE PROBLEMS TO DEAL WITH THAT WE HAVE IN ROANOKE.))
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The changes would allow the city to improve its recycling services in all neighborhoods without added expense. If council approves, the plan would take effect July first.
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[Cable-Rates]


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Cable T-V rates are going up in the Roanoke Valley.
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Cox Communications has announced new rates that will increase the cost of standard service by two dollars four cents a month.
With the increase, Cox customers in the Roanoke Valley will be paying just over 35- dollars a month for the popular 61- channel package.
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Cox General Manager Catherine McCullough (muh-CULL-uh) says that even with the increase the company's rates are comparable with those of other cable providers in the area. The limited basic rate will not change. It remains frozen f

or the third consecutive year. [Tech-Tuition]


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The price of a Virginia Tech education is going up for out of state students.
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[Take Pinnacle Page 100]
But the University says in-state tuition will remain just under 28-hundred dollars. [Next page 101]
Students from other states will be charged almost 12-thousand-500 dollars, an increase of three percent. [Next page 102]
The University's mandatory fee will rise by 24 dollars to 836 dollars.
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[Foundry-Memorial]


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A memorial service was held in Radford last night to remember those who were killed and injured in the explosion at the New River Castings plant a year ago. Teresa Hamilton has the story.
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Music and a collection of memories shared by loved ones helped mark the year that's passed since three people lost their lives at what's now the New River Foundry.
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Since losing his daughter, Karen-- Ed Anderson has been working to improve safety in the workplace. Two of Ed Anderson's other daughters also took part in the ceremony.
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The memorial service also paid tribute Debbie Sheppard and Curtis Grooms... who also died that night. Curtis Grooms wife says she lost her best friend.
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((MICHELLE GROOMS/CURTIS GROOMS' WIFE: IT HURTS THE SAME NOW AS IT DID A YEAR AGO WHEN I LEARNED HE'D GOTTEN KILLED. TIME HAS NOT HEALED THIS ONE BIT, IT HURTS JUST AS MUCH AS IT DID.))
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The victims who survived the explosion were also remembered... including Mike Treadway who now lives with permanent injuries and the knowledge he lost three friends.
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[TAKE SU] The company also chose the one year anniversary to make an announcement of its own. The company plans to build a memorial in honor of the victims here at the plant. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Radford.

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Getting in shape just got easier for some Botetourt County residents.
A new gym has opened in the area.
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The Botetourt Athletic Club is a 50-thousand square foot facility with more than 50 pieces of cardiovascular and nautilus equipment.
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((MICHAEL FINNEY/BAC MEMBER: I'VE NEVER SEEN SO MUCH EQUIPMENT AT ONE LOCATION THEY'VE GOT JUST ABOUT ANYTHING ANYBODY WOULD REQUIRE FOR EXERCISE))
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For Rene Cockfield it means she no longer has to travel all the way to Roanoke just to work out.
And she says that will mean she will have more time to spend at home with her family.
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((RENE COCKFIELD/BAC MEMBER: I LIVE ABOUT 5 MINUTES FROM HERE, SO I WAS TRAVELING 24 MINUTES, TOTALLY ACROSS TOWN , SO THIS IS A LOT MORE CONVENIENT))
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((BUD GREY/VP CARILION WELLNESS & FITNESS: WE'RE THE FIRST FULL FACILITY IN THE AREA, AND WE'RE HEARING PEOPLE COMING IN THAT CAN'T BELIEVE THAT SOMETHING THIS COMPREHENSIVE IS FINALLY IN THE BOTETOURT COMMUNITY))
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Those who join the BAC can also workout at the Roanoke Athletic Club as part of their membership.
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[NE-Weather]


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At least five people were killed in weather-related traffic accidents stemming from a major winter storm.
Four of them in New York, and one in Connecticut.
Meanwhile, the Nor'easter continues pounding the New England coast.
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20- thousand Massachusetts residents are without power today.
Those living along the coastline are mopping up after the morning's high tide flooded some areas.
Waves crashed over sea walls in several communities.
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Heavy snow fell on parts of New York, making for a messy morning commute.
But officials say the situation is improving.
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((GOVERNOR GEORGE PATAKI/NEW YORK: THERE ARE NO SERIOUS POWER SHORTAGES AND THE CREWS HAVE JUST DONE A TREMENDOUS JOB IN DEALING WITH THE STORM.))
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Meanwhile, nearly 700 flights were cancelled at the three major airports in the northeast. (------------) Officials say air travel problems could continue for another couple of days.