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Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning....... Israel is shaken up this morning after a suicide bomber kills himself and injures several others.
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And V-M-I will be facing a few changes in the next year. we will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.


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[ANCHOR=Joy]
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A suicide bomber blows himself up at a busy intersection in Israel.
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[VO-NAT]


The attack happened this morning --when the bomber set off his explosives at a bus stop.
According to an Israeli official --the bomber had planned two blasts.
But police shot him as he was setting off the first bomb.
Several people were injured in the attack --but the suicide bomber was the only person killed.
No one has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Meanwhile -- Israel is putting pressure on Yasser Arafat to crack down on terrorists and Palestinian radicals.
But this is causing him to lose the support of some Palestinians.
David Hawkins has details.
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[SUPER=01-David Hawkins/CBS News; :30]
[SUPER=01-Hani Il-Hassan/Palestinian Official; :57]
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Officials say an American captured while fighting FOR the Taliban is in good condition.
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20 year-old John Walker from California is being held at a marine base in Southern Afghanistan.
The pentagon says Walker is giving U-S authorities useful intelligence information.
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((John Walker is being held here for his own protection))
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Meanwhile --U-S forces are moving in on the caves of Tora Bora --where Osama Bin Laden is believed to be hiding.
Troops are also trying to capture the Taliban leader Mullah Omar.
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[Martinez]


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A Bedford County teenager will stay behind bars for the rest of his life. Eric (MAR-tin-ez) Martinez's appeal for a reduced sentence for murdering his father and attempting to kill his mother was rejected.
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(MAR-tin-ez) Martinez was 17 at the time. He was sentenced to two life terms after pleading guilty to first-degree murder, attempted capital murder and two felony firearms charges. 43- year- old Peter Martinez was found dead on his bedroom floor, shot once in the head in December of last year.

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Roanoke County has been charging for rescue calls for more than a month now -
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The county began charging a fee for ambulance service November first. Early last week - Roanoke County's fire and rescue chief submitted a report to the County Board of Supervisors. Rick Burch says so far-- so good.
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[IN Q=We've had a couple of ]
[SUPER=01-Rick Burch/Roanoke Co. Fire & Rescue Chief;]

((WE'VE HAD A COUPLE OF QUESTIONS BUT REALLY NO SO CALLED COMPLAINTS OR CONCERNS IN FACE WE'VE ACTUALLY HAD INSTANCES WHERE PEOPLE HAVE VOLUNTEERED INFO BECAUSE THEY KNEW WE HAD BEGAN THE PROGRAM NOVEMBER ONE.))
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Supervisors say the move to charge for service was necessary to hire additional rescue personnel to cover the county.

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[ANCHOR=Joy]
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Virginia Military Institute is about to go under some more changes in the next year... VMI's Superintendent is retiring at the end of next year. The Board of Visitors also voted yesterday to leave the Southern Conference for the Big South. But as Justin McLeod tells us the board did not take up one controversial issue.
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[SUPER=03-Lexington; :00]
[SUPER=01-Josiah Bunting/VMI Superintendent; :17]
[SUPER=01-Sam Witt/Board President; :39]
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((((NAT SOUND OF JOSIAH BUNTING AT PODIUM))
Josiah Bunting arrived at VMI during the last stages of the institute's six-year battle to block female cadets.
Now seven years later, Bunting say his work is done.
[SOT 14:36:46; TAPE 1]
[IN Q=The school during that]

((JOSIAH BUNTING/VMI'S SUPERINTENDENT: THE SCHOOL DURING THAT PERIOD HAS BEEN THROUGH A LOT AND I THINK TOGETHER WE'VE ACCOMPLISHED A LOT SO IT SEEMS TO BE A LOGICAL BREAKPOINT.))
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One of those accomplishments is the decision that ends federal oversight of VMI.
The court ruled the institute has successfully transformed itself into a coed institution.
The decision was welcome news at this weekend's Board of Visitors meeting.
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[IN Q=I think its extraordinary]

((SAM WITT/PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD: I THINK ITS EXTRAORDINARY GOOD NEWS FOR VMI AND TO CONTEMPLATE THAT A SCHOOL WOULD COME OUT OF TEN YEARS OF LITIGATION A STRONGER PLACE WITH MORE OPPORTUNITIES IS A GREATLY APPRECIATED.))
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Not everyone is greatly appreciative of the board's decision to leave the Southern conference.
Many alumni opposed the plan.
But in the end, the board of visitors voted 11 to 5 to join the Big South Conference.
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[IN Q=One issue the board]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: ONE ISSUE THE BOARD DID NOT TAKE UP IS THE INSTITUTE'S PREGNANCY POLICY. IT REQUIRES CADETS INVOLVED IN PREGNANCY TO LEAVE SCHOOL OR FACE EXPULSION. ITS A POLICY THAT'S DRAWN A LOT OF CRITICISM ESPECIALLY FROM THE ACLU.))
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The issue came up after a female cadet became pregnant last year.
The ACLU says the policy violates privacy rights and the constitution's guarantee of equal protection.
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[IN Q=We're not interesting]

((JOSIAH BUNTING: WE'RE NOT INTERESTED IN SUPPRESSING ANYONE'S RIGHTS. WE ARE INTERESTING IN GUARANTEEING TO ALL VMI CADETS THE FULLEST POSSIBLE PARTICIPATION IN THE LIFE IN THE VMI BARRACKS.))
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The ACLU has warned it may sue VMI over the policy.
The Board of Visitors will have to continue to deal with that issue as well as search for a new leader.

Justin McLeod, News 7, Lexington.))[Salem-Holiday]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
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Yesterday's much needed rain didn't dampen holiday celebrations across the area.
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The city of Salem held its annual "Ye Olde Salem Christmas Celebration" downtown yesterday.
Carolers dressed in period costumes to go along with the old-fashioned Christmas theme.
At the library, children got to make decorations and get their picture taken with Santa Claus.
They could also mail their letters to Santa at the old restored Salem Post Office.
Downtown businesses used the occasion to mark down their prices and even give away goodies.
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The past and the present are coming together this weekend in Roanoke's oldest park.
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The celebration of the 100th anniversary of Highland park included the 22nd annual Holiday Parlor Tour. The event also hosted tours of ten Old Southwest Roanoke historic homes, decked out in their holiday finest, carriage rides around the park, and of course, plenty of music. If you couldn't make it yesterday -the event continues this afternoon from one until 5.
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[BOTH MICS HOT] Ba- humbug ... Scrooge is back at his stingy ways and about to be taught a lesson -
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Coming up - [live shot ps] The Lime Kiln Theatre will perform a scene from "A Christmas Carol" live in our studio - Don't go away - News 7 Sunday Morning will be right back [Lotto]
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Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning...... U-S soldiers continue the search for Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan...
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And a bus stop in Israel is shaken by a suicide bomber.
We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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U-S officials may have the strongest evidence yet --linking Osama Bin Laden to the September 11th terrorist attacks.

According to published reports --a 40 minute tape of bin Laden talking about the attacks was found in a private home in Afghanistan.
Officials are debating whether or not to make the tape public.
Meanwhile --the hunt continues for Osama Bin Laden.
Jennifer Jones has the latest.
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(((nats..18:14:11)
U-S MARINES ARE PATROLLING THE ROADS OF SOUTHERN AFGHANISTAN, SEARCHING FOR TALIBAN AND AL-QAIDA LEADERS, SLIPPING OUT OF KANDAHAR.
AT CAMP RHINO, SOME 13-HUNDRED SOLDIERS ARE HELPING IN THE HUNT.
..THEY'RE ALSO HOLDING THE AMERICAN WHO WAS CAPTURED WITH TALIBAN FIGHTERS.
(SOT - Captain David Romley/US Marines Public Affairs John Walker is

being held here for his own protection.")
THE PENTAGON SAYS WALKER IS GIVING U-S AUTHORITIES USEFUL INTELLIGENCE INFORMATION.

(nats..tora bora tanks)


ON THE BATTLEFIELD...U-S FORCES ARE MOVING IN ON CAVES NEAR TORA BORA, WHERE OSAMA BIN LADEN MAY BE HIDING.
TROOPS ARE ALSO TRYING TO CAPTURE TALIBAN SUPREME LEADER MULLAH OMAR, WHO'S NOWHERE TO BE FOUND.

(nats..bombs)


U-S COMMANDERS SAY ATTACKS MUST BE FAST AND FORCEFUL, TO KEEP THE ENEMY OFF BALANCE.
BUT WEAPONS OF WAR 'HAVE BACKFIRED' ON AMERICAN FORCES.
(nats..injured soldier - 12:58:02 - 'it threw me about 15 feet off the

hill')

THESE SOLDIERS 'SURVIVED' LAST WEEK'S FRIENDLY FIRE ACCIDENT IN AFGHANISTAN, WHEN AN AMERICAN BOMB MISSED IT'S INTENDED TARGET.
BUT THREE OF THEIR COMRADES WERE KILLED.
(SOT - JASON AMERINE/INJURED SOLDIER) - 12:57:12 "These were

men who were responsible for saving a town from being slaughtered by the taliban. We got there just hours ahead of time, it was a pretty hairy situation."

(nats....merry christmas)


A MORALE BOOST FOR TROOPS, AT AN AIRBASE IN TURKEY THIS WEEKEND.
SOLDIERS' SPIRITS SOARED...WITH A SURPRISE VISIT FROM CELEBRITIES.
(nats..16:35:15)


THE STARS OF 'OCEAN'S ELEVEN' POSED FOR PICTURES, SIGNED AUTOGRAPHS, AND THANKED AMERICAN FORCES, FOR PROTECTING AMERICA.))



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Another attack on Israel -- this time a suicide bomber sets off explosives at a busy intersection. We do want to warn you that some of the following video is graphic.
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The bomber blew himself up this morning at bus stop normally used by Israeli soldiers.
He was the only person killed in the blast --but several people were injured.
No one has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Meanwhile --Yasser Arafat is trying to comply with an ultimatum from Israel to crack down on terrorists and Palestinian Radicals.
But Palestinian officials say Israeli air strikes are making it difficult.
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Some Palestinians are choosing to side with the Militant Group --Hamas.
And they believe arresting militants is collaborating with the enemy.
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[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-51 TC-1:34:26]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]

A Bedford County judge rejected Eric (MAR-tin-ez) Martinez's appeal for a reduced sentence for killing his father and attempting to kill his mother.
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[SUPER=03-Bedford Co./Last Year]

(MAR-tin-ez) Martinez was 17 at the time. He was sentenced to two life terms after pleading guilty to first-degree murder, attempted capital murder and two felony firearms charges. 43- year- old Peter Martinez was found dead on his bedroom floor, shot once in the head in December of last year.

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[ANCHOR=Joy]
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The game is over for a popular toy store in Roanoke -
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The F-A-O Schwarz in Tanglewood mall is closing its doors. Store officials say they will be selling off everything in the store at 50-to-75 percent discounts.
The store is scheduled to close on December 24th, but if it hasn't sold all of its inventory by then, the store may stay open a little longer. The high-end toy store set up shop in the old Brendle's location at the beginning of September, and was originally scheduled to be open for two months, but decided to stay open until Christmas.
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[BOTH MICS HOT] Children's Christmas fantasies are coming true this holiday season -
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Still to come on News 7 Sunday Morning.......
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We'll take you to a winter wonderland like you've never experienced before! But first if you are traveling today........ [Jacey ad-lib the travel forecast -- WX PRO]
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When you think of professional basketball, you usually picture men on the court and in the front office.
So you may surprised to discover who leads the Roanoke Dazzle basketball team.
In this week's Virginia Profile, Justin McLeod shows us why the team president is definetely in a league of "HER" own.
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(( ((NAT SOUND OF PLAYER MAKING BASKET))
This week's Virginia Profile believes she has netted the perfect job.
Her name is Donna Daniels and she is the president of the Roanoke Dazzle.
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[IN Q=I love sports]

((DONNA DANIELS/TEAM PRESIDENT: I LOVE SPORTS. I ACTUALLY GREW UP WITH A FATHER AS A FOOTBALL COACH SO SPORTS IS REALLY IN MY BLOOD SO THIS IS REALLY A DREAM COME TRUE FOR ME TO BE ABLE TO PAY MY RENT IN THE FIELD OF SPORTS.))
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[Its a field she's been working in since college.]
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She spent the last ten years in the NBA's marketing department.
Then last June she was named president of the Roanoke Dazzle.
She is just one of three female presidents in the National Basketball Development League.
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[IN Q=I don't approach]

((DONNA DANIELS/TEAM PRESIDENT: I DON'T APPROACH MY JOB BEING A WOMAN. I TAKE ONE DAY AT A TIME BUT I AM REALLY PROUD OF THAT FACT.))
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((NAT SOUND OF TYPING))
As team president, Daniels spents a lot of her time in the front office working on the overall marketing of the team.
She admits she leaves the coaching to the experts.
But the coach says her prescence is definetely felt on the court.
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[IN Q=I think the biggest thing]

((KENT DAVISON/HEAD COACH: I THINK THE BIGGEST THING FOR DONNA IS HER ENTHUSIASM. SHE GETS EXCITING ABOUT THINGS WHEN THEY GO WELL AND I THINK IT RUBS OFF ON THE REST OF US.))
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And she rubs off on fans.
Donna makes a point to meet and greet fans before each home game.
Its all part of her game plan to make the team part of this community.
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[IN Q=I moved here because]

((DONNA DANIELS/TEAM PRESIDENT: I MOVED HERE BECAUSE I WANT TO GO TO A PLACE WITH A SENSE OF COMMUNITY AND IT REALLY HAS NOT DISAPPOINTED ME, ITS A GREAT PLACE.))
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[OUT Q=its a great place]


Its a place she now considers home.
When asked whether she would like to move up in the NBA, Donna says she is focused on the task at hand, producing a w Justin McLeod, News 7, Roanoke.))inning season on and off the court.