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Coming up on News 7-
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It's happening again in Roanoke... people are asked to watch their water use.
Snow cripples much of the Southeast... An update plus the complete forecast and school closings.
Plus a Southwest Virginia farmer is one of the final Survivor contestants.
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News 7 is next.

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[SOT 4:25:44]
[IN Q=We don't expect]

((MIKE McEVOY/DIRECTOR OF UTILITIES: WE DON'T EXPECT PEOPLE TO STOP USING WATER BUT WE JUST WANT EVERYONE TO BE CONSCIOUS AND IF EVERYONE DOES A LITTLE BIT THE BENEFITS ARE TREMENDOUS.))
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[OUT Q=benefits are tremendous]
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[VO-NAT]


The continued drought forces the city of Roanoke to ask for help.
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[Carvins-Cove]


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The City of Roanoke is asking residents to voluntarily conserve water.
That recommendation comes after the Carvins Cove Reservoir fell well below normal levels for this time of year.
As Justin McLeod tells us... those voluntary restrictions could soon become mandatory.
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[IN Q=Nat sound of Winter weather]
[SUPER=03-Carvins Cove; :08]
[SUPER=01-Mike McEvoy/Director of Utilities; :11]
[SUPER=@justin1; :30]
[SUPER=04-1999; :51]
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[OUT Q=JM, News 7]

((((NAT SOUND OF SNOWING))
Thursday morning's snowfall may have been a pretty site....but it did nothing to help the drought here in Southwest Virginia.
[SOT 4:24:01]
[IN Q=The flurries really]

((MIKE McEVOY/DIRECTOR OF UTILITIES: THE FLURRIES REALLY DIDN'T HELP MUCH. WE KINDA NEED ONE OF THOSE FRONTAL RAINS WHERE WE GET AN INCH OR SO.)) [Runs06]
[OUT Q=inch or so]


So now the city of Roanoke is asking residents to voluntarily restrict their water use.
That's because the water level here at Carvins Cove has dropped 18 feet below the spillway, well below the average for this time of year.
[SOT 4:35:55]
[IN Q=To give you an idea]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: TO GIVE YOU AN IDEA OF THE CURRENT SITUATION JUST TAKE A LOOK AROUND ME. WHERE I'M STANDING SHOULD NORMALLY BE UNDER WATER. EVEN THAT DOCK THERE IS NOWHERE THAT WATER. ALTHOUGH THINGS MAY LOOK BAD NOW CITY OFFICIALS WARN IT MAY GET WORSE BEFORE IT GETS BETTER.)) [Runs15]
[OUT Q=it gets better]

((NAT SOUND OF 99 DROUGHT))
They're hoping to avoid a repeat of 1999.
Water levels got so low city officials had to enact mandatory restrictions.
That drastic measure could come again if water levels drop 26 feet below the spillway.
The city says we're well on our way.
[SOT 4:24:38]
[IN Q=We're hoping for some]

((MIKE McEVOY/DIRECTOR OF UTILITIES: WE'RE HOPING FOR SOME WINTER RAINS BUT THE CHANCE OF GETTING SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL ABOVE AVERAGE IS VERY SMALL.)) [Runs07]
[OUT Q=is very small]

((GRAPHIC))
Here's how you can help.
The city recommends you take shorter showers.
Also, be sure to fully load your diswasher and washing machine before using.
And finally, turn off the faucet while brushing your teeth or shaving.
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[IN Q=The faucet runs]

((MIKE McEVOY/DIRECTOR OF UTILITIES: THE FAUCET RUNS ABOUT FIVE GALLONS A MINUTE IF THEY LEAVE THAT ON FOR FIVE MINUTES WHILE YOU'RE SHAVING OR BRUSHING YOUR TEETH YOU USE ABOUT 25 GALLONS WATER JUST RIGHT THERE.)) [Runs07]
[OUT Q=just right there]


Just a few small steps you can take before it becomes a bigger problem.
Justin McLeod, News 7.))

[Winter-Storm]


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The first winter snow storm amounted to only a dusting for Roanoke, but it dumped as much as ten inches on parts of Southside.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.;]


In Henry County, residents spent the day digging out from under three to six inches of snow.
State police reported DOZENS of weather-related accidents throughout the region ... ALL were minor.
The slipping and sliding was the perfect New Year's treat for some school children.
These Henry County kids spent their day off from school riding the neighborhood slopes.
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[SOT 58:28]

((JARON MCDANIEL: I KEPT WISHING AND WISHING IT WOULD SNOW AND A WHOLE, WHOLE LOT AND IT CAME.))
[SOT 55:43 - :52]

((KATHERINE COCKRAN: IT'S GREAT... I'VE BEEN WAITING FOR IT FOREVER. ... IT'S BEEN LONG-AWAITED.))
[SUPER=01-Jaron McDaniel; :00 QUICK!]
[SUPER=01-Katherine Cockran; :05]
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[OUT Q=long-awaited.]
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[VO-NAT]


Most main roads are clear... but VDOT and state police are still cautioning drivers to drive carefully on secondary roads.
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[Richmond]


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[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


Parts of the state capital were hit with up to eight inches of snow.
The city, which is preparing for the inauguration of Governor-Elect Mark Warner, spent much of the day digging out of its snowy shell.
State Police and V-DOT asked people to stay home while roads were cleared.
Schools, businesses and several government offices were closed.
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[Nat'l-Weather]


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The winter storm did not just cripple parts of this region... but much of the Southeast.
As Mark Strassman reports, the storm took a toll from Georgia to the Carolinas.
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[OUT Q=cancelled or delayed.]

((Suddenly Winter has the Southeast SPINNING. From Louisiana to Virginia, snow fell overnight and kept falling, as much as a FOOT in places where an INCH is a wonder. IT'S VERY VERY DANGEROUS DOWN HERE ON THE ROADS. EVERY TIME YOU COME TO A BRIDGE YOU GOTTA GO FIVE MILES AN HOUR. Seemingly everywhere in the Southeast, UNSEASONED drivers collided with the elements. Traffic cops and insurance adjusters responded to hundreds of accidents, a handful of them deadly. Slick unsalted roads stalled Georgia's I-20 for miles. Birmingham's loop was so icy, traffic was frozen. "WE'RE NOT PREPARED FOR IT UP HERE. WE'RE SOUTHERNERS." Charlotte was typical of the Southern exposure. The city has four-hundred miles of roads, and only twelve snowplows. Mayor Roy McCrory - Charlotte, N.C.: "BECAUSE WE DON'T HAVE SNOW REMOVAL EQUIPMENT LIKE BOSTON OR NEW YORK. IT BASICALLY SHUTS DOWN A MAJOR METROPOLITAN AREA LIKE CHARLOTTE." Atlanta nearly TRIPLED its annual snowfall in just twenty-four hours. Its airport, the world's busiest, became adrift in frustration: more than FIVE-HUNDRED flights today were CANCELED or DELAYED.))

[Buffalo-Snow]


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Talk about an expensive snowstorm..
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[SUPER=03-Buffalo, NY]


It's costing two million dollars a day- to dig out snow covered Buffalo.
Elected officials are looking to Washington for more money to deal with the aftermath.
Buffalo is digging out from seven feet of snow---- the cleanup is expected to cost 30 million dollars.
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[New-Business]


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Henry County got some good economic news today...
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[SUPER=03-Henry Co.;]

The county announced that two furniture manufacturers will move into the area, bringing about 115 jobs. Carolina Quality Components, which is a new company, is building a plant and will provide wood panelling for several local companies. A-C-Furniture supplies institutional furniture for restaraunts and hotels. That company will employ at least 50 people.
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((MIKE SEIDLE/BOARD OF SUPERVISORS CHAIRMAN; WHEN YOU LOSE 10-THOUSAND YOU'RE NOT GOING TO PICK UP TEN THOUSAND. THERE'S NOBODY BUILDING THAT SORT OF PLANT IN THIS ECONOMY. BUT WE'LL TAKE THE HUNDRED, TWO HUNDRED, FIVE HUNDRED AND SIT BACK AND SMILE ABOUT IT, JUST TAKE SOME MORE OF 'EM.))
[SUPER=01-Mike Seidle/Board of Supervisors Chairman;]
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[OUT Q=take some more of 'em.]
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A-C Furniture has purchased the old Brown Products building in Axton and Carolina Quality Components will move to the DuPont site.

[Henry-Schools]


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Henry County's school consolidation plan gained some steam today.
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[SUPER=03-Henry Co.;]

The school board voted to appropriate money from next year's budget to help two high schools accomodate younger students. Opponents of the plan say the school board has not given other options enough time, while board members say, financially, there is no other choice.
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[SOT - 20:42/30:24]
[IN Q=If we had plenty of money...]

((TOM MARTIN/SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER; IF WE HAD PLENTY OF MONEY WE WOULDN'T BE DOING THIS. WE'VE GO TO CONSOLIDATE AND ELIMINATE SCHOOLS. AND THAT'S WHAT WE'RE GOING TO DO.)) ((REV. TYLER MILLNER/OPPOSES CONSOLIDATION; WE DON'T NEED ALL THIS DISRUPTION, LET'S KEEP THE SCHOOLS LIKE THEY ARE, TAKE A YEAR TO TRULY DO THEIR HOMEWORK, LIKE WE WANT TO DO IT. MONEY CAN BE FOUND IN THE BUDGET, GO AHEAD AN DO THAT AND STOP STALLING.))
[SUPER=01-Tom Martin/School Board Member;]
[SUPER=01-Rev. Tyler Millner/Opposes Consolidation; :11]
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[OUT Q=and stop stalling.]
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Curtis Millner, who opposes consolidation, served in his first meeting on the school board. He presented a motion to rescind December's vote to consolidate.
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[Saltville-Survivor]


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A Smyth County farmer is one of the final four Survivors.
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[SOT]
[IN Q= HE'S REALLY JUST ]

((JERRY JONES/TOM'S FRIEND; HE'S REALLY JUST WHAT YOU SEE. HE'S A COMPETITOR AND HE'S THE KIND OF GUY THAT NEVER SAW OBSTACLES. EVERYTHING IS JUST ANOTHER CHALLENGE TO HIM.))
[SUPER=01-Jerry Jones/Tom's Friend]
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[OUT Q=CHALLENGE TO HIM]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rich Valley]


Over 50 friends and family members of Tom Buchanan gathered in his hometown to watch tonight's episode.
The farmer seen here in the cowboy hat was among the crowd but hid from our cameras because of his Survivor contract.
Thursday night gatherings have become a tradition in Rich Valley and grow by the week.
Next Thursday, the ultimate survivor will be chosen in Los Angeles.
Big Tom supporters say they'll be watching.
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The Taliban could be getting closer to surrendering.
The latest from Afghanistan next on News 7.
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[VO-NAT]


And haz-mat crews check out another suspicious letter sent to Senator Tom Daschle.
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[Sports-preview]


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[OUT Q=....in sports"]
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[Afghanistan]


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[GRAPHIC=Enduring Freedom]


Talks are going on for the possible surrender of Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar... Tonight officials in Afgahnistan say progress is being made.
But the Pentagon remains adamant.. no deal will be made.
Meanwhile as Jim Acosta reports-- after a short break bombs are falling again on Afghanistan.
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[Super=03-Near Tora Bora, Afghanistan; 08]
[SUPER=01-Gen. Richard Myers/Joint Chiefs Chairman; :20]
[SUPER=01-Donald Rumsfeld/Secretary of Defense; :57]
[SUPER=01-Jim Acosta/Reporting; 1:22]
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[OUT Q=CBS News, Washington.]

(( In their first air attack in almost a week American warplanes hit an al-Qaida compound and training ground near Tora Bora. It's a familiar target. In 1998 cruise missiles struck the base in retaliation for the bombing of U.S. embassies in East Africa. Top pentagon officials are only giving one reason for the latest attack. Gen. Richard Myers, Joint Chiefs Chmn. "It has been a place where the al-Qaida goes to regroup.'' U-S Marines recently discovered what an organized al-qaida camp looks like. Just 60 miles west of kandahar soldiers found what appears to be a former terrorist training school. Inside a collection of caves.. instruction manuals on how to make a bomb and terrorist exams that were actually graded.
It is in the caves and mountains of southern Afghanistan where it's believed Taliban spiritual leader Mullah Mohammad Omar is hiding along with 1,500 taliban fighters. Afghan officials say a tribal council is trying to negotiate Omar's surrender -- but the Pentagon is concerned the talks are a delaying tactic that could allow Taliban leaders to escape. Donald Rumsfeld, Defense Secretary ``We are not authorizing pauses or negotiations which would result in freeing of people who ought not to be freed.'' But freeing people is exactly what's going on in the capital of Kabul. hundreds of Taliban fighters were set free after their tribal chiefs pledged support for the new government. My crime was that I was in the Taliban party." Today the Pentagon confirmed some war detainees may be imprisoned at military bases inside the United States. Detention facilities are already under construction at the naval base at Guantanamo Cuba. Jim Acosta, CBS News Washington))

[Daschle]


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Senator Tom Daschle says the suspicous letter sent to him today was a hoax copycat of the anthrax laced letter sent last year.
Part of the capital was shut down today after the letter was found.
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[VO-NAT 06.5]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC]


Haz mat crews suited up and went in ... analyzing the powderly substance inside the letter.
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[SOT14:04:45]
[IN Q=]

((LT. DAN NICHOLS/CAPITOL POLICE: WHILE WE DON'T KNOW EXACTLY WHAT THE SUBSTANCE IS WE DO KNOW IT IS THE SUBSTANCE IS NOT HAZARDOUS.))
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[OUT Q=IS NOT HAZARDOUS.]
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[VO-NAT 09 plus pad]


The letter had been irradiated before making it to the Capitol. Officials want to know if the letter was hazardous before that process took place.
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[Campbell-Cars]


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Campbell County car dealers say they had to move their inventory out of the county on New Year's Day in order to remain competitive with other dealers.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co.]


Five dealerships transferred their inventory to Lynchburg for one day to avoid paying the county's merchandise tax.
The county taxes any inventory that's physically in the county on January 1st.. by not having to pay the tax, dealers say they can keep the cost of a new car much lower.
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[SOT 00:38:57]
[IN Q=If you don't]

((ED FELLERS/FELLERS CHEVROLET: IF YOU DON'T COVER THE TAXES THAT YOU HAVE TO PAY TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, TO THE STATE, TO THE COUNTY AND TO THE TOWN, YOU CAN'T STAY IN BUSINESS. THAT MEANS THE PRODUCT HAS GOT TO COST MORE.))
[SUPER=01-Ed Fellers/Fellers Chevrolet]
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[OUT Q=to cost more.]
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[VO-NAT]


The move is legal, but some county officials would like to see that loophole closed.
Campbell stands to lose about 130-thousand dollars in revenue if the dealers don't have to pay the inventory tax this year.
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[Afghanistan]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Enduring Freedom]


Talks are going on for the possible surrender of Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar... Tonight officials in Afgahnistan say progress is being made.
But the Pentagon remains adamant.. no deal will be made.
Meanwhile as Jim Acosta reports-- after a short break bombs are falling again on Afghanistan.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[Super=03-Near Tora Bora, Afghanistan; 08]
[SUPER=01-Gen. Richard Myers/Joint Chiefs Chairman; :20]
[SUPER=01-Donald Rumsfeld/Secretary of Defense; :57]
[SUPER=01-Jim Acosta/Reporting; 1:22]
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[OUT Q=CBS News, Washington.]

(( In their first air attack in almost a week American warplanes hit an al-Qaida compound and training ground near Tora Bora. It's a familiar target. In 1998 cruise missiles struck the base in retaliation for the bombing of U.S. embassies in East Africa. Top pentagon officials are only giving one reason for the latest attack. Gen. Richard Myers, Joint Chiefs Chmn. "It has been a place where the al-Qaida goes to regroup.'' U-S Marines recently discovered what an organized al-qaida camp looks like. Just 60 miles west of kandahar soldiers found what appears to be a former terrorist training school. Inside a collection of caves.. instruction manuals on how to make a bomb and terrorist exams that were actually graded.
It is in the caves and mountains of southern Afghanistan where it's believed Taliban spiritual leader Mullah Mohammad Omar is hiding along with 1,500 taliban fighters. Afghan officials say a tribal council is trying to negotiate Omar's surrender -- but the Pentagon is concerned the talks are a delaying tactic that could allow Taliban leaders to escape. Donald Rumsfeld, Defense Secretary ``We are not authorizing pauses or negotiations which would result in freeing of people who ought not to be freed.'' But freeing people is exactly what's going on in the capital of Kabul. hundreds of Taliban fighters were set free after their tribal chiefs pledged support for the new government. My crime was that I was in the Taliban party." Today the Pentagon confirmed some war detainees may be imprisoned at military bases inside the United States. Detention facilities are already under construction at the naval base at Guantanamo Cuba. Jim Acosta, CBS News Washington))
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
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A Backstreet boy is busted.
Find out why when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


And later, they're some of the most intelligent creatures on earth... They're also a holiday surprise for one zoo. We'll explain.
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[WEB-ADDRESS]
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[Web Address Announce] [Pinnacle 4885ess]

[Hockey-Jury]


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Jurors deciding the fate of a little league dad charged with a big league crime got a look at the scene.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Reading, MA]


Jurors were bused there today for a look at the hockey rink where Thomas Junta allegedly killed the father of a young hockey player.
Both fathers 10 year old boys were playing hockey when an argument between Junta and the other father turned violent.
Junta will claim self defense which could be tough to prove ....he had at least one inch and 100 pounds on the victim.
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[Backstreet-Arrest]


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A pop-star faces a criminal charge tonight.
Backstreet Boy Nick Carter was charged with resisting arrest without violence Tuesday night.
Carter was at a bar when a fight broke out.
Police say they found him in a loud argument with a woman.
Carter was charged when he ignored officers trying to get him to calm down.
The 21-year-old was released with his promise to appear in court March fourth.

[City-Council]


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Roanoke Democrats are now lining up for a March 5th primary, and today three candidates announced their campaigns for city council.
But another who was considering a bid said he has decided not to run.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Council incumbent Nelson Harris, Planning Commission Member Alfred Dowe, and civic leader Rupert Cutler joined supporters outside the Roanoke Public Library.
They're running individual campaigns for the Democratic nomination, but say they hope to become the party's ticket for the May election.
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[SOT 02:01:04]
[IN Q=So I think]

((REV. NELSON HARRIS: SO I THINK WE'RE DOING WHAT WE CAN AT THIS POINT TO SEND A MESSAGE TO OUR SUPPORTERS THAT THESE ARE THE FOLKS WE'D LIKE TO ENTER THE GENERAL ELECTION WITH. THESE ARE THE FOLKS WE'D LIKE TO SERVE WITH ON ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL.))
[SUPER=01-Rev. Nelson Harris/(D) City Council Candidate]
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[OUT Q=on Roanoke City Council]
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[VO-NAT]


Others Democrats who are expected to run include Xavier Fox, and Angela Norman, who won the Democratic nomination two years ago.
Alvin Nash considered a bid for city council, but indicated this afternoon that he will NOT run in 2002.
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[S-Extra]


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[TAPE#=Extra Point]
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lots of basketball highlights from tech and Roanoke Colleg as well as the Dazzle contest
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Ottawa, Ontario; :00]


but first our extra point. Ottawa beat the washington Capitals tonight 4-1. In the first period watch Magnus Arvenson finally find the back of the net for the 1-nothing win. Arvenson snaps a 24 game scoring drout.
Then, in the second, Daniel Alfredson finds himself with a 1 on 1 with Olig Kolzig and he rips rope, Ottawa with the big 3 goal win, now your numbers.
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[SUPER=0103-j/Toronto/2//Boston/1///j/NY Islanders/4//Pittsburgh/2///;]
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[S-Rose]


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College football's biggest game of the year has turned out to be a big mismatch. Number one Miami beat number two Nebraska 37 to 14.
The Hurricanes win should bring Miami the outright national championship.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pasadena, CA/ABC Sports]
(Steve adlibs play)
[SUPER=33-Miami/37/Nebraska/14;]



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[S-Hokies]


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The Virginia Tech Lady Hokies improved to 10 and 2 on the season last night. Tech tops ACC power Clemson 68-58.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Tigers vs. Hokies; :00]


Clemson coach Jim Davis had his 9 and 4 Tigers focussed on the Hokies.
IN the second half, the Tigers Julie Adderhold dishes to Crystal Scott and Scott drives the lane for a lay up and it's 40-24 Tech is up.
[SUPER=33-Clemson/58/Vitrginia Tech/68;]


The Hokies answer. Eva Kublina with the pass to Nicole JOnes, JOnes is gonna makes good on the shot, two of her 8 points on the night.
Then, Scott takes the ball down court, gives to Chrisy Floyd who takes it in for the easy deuce.
Tech comes right back. Kublina gives to Crystal Starling who snaps the nylon from the right side and Tech wins by 10 over Clemson.
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[S-Maroons]


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The Roanoke College men's basketball program raised a grand total of one thousand 867 dollars for the American Cancer Society and the V- Foundation with it's raffle and silent auction.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/SCAD vs. Roanoke; :00]


Then the Maroons went out and won the tournament over Savannah College of Arts and Design.
Watch Jamar Mansel with the steal, he gives the rock to Robby Pridgen and he rips rope on the long ball. Pridgen was the tourney's MVP and scored 30 points tonight.
[SUPER=33-Roanoke/66/SCAD/54;]Savannah comes right back when James Omedo from Entebbe Uganda scores from just un

der the iron. SCAD was out in front 39-32 with 14:41 left in the game.
Butr Pridgen was just to much to handle, he drops another missle form the corner and Roanoke rallies for the 66-54 win to improve to 6 and 4 on the season.
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[S-MD]


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ACC power Maryland would extend it's record to 11 and 2 on the season by whipping Norfolk State 102-69 last night and the Terps played without Lonnie Baxter who sat out with a sprained ankle.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-College Park, MD/FOX; :00]


Norfolk State would be the 84th straight non conference team to fall to the Terps at Cole Field House, no wonder this coach needs a rolaids.
Maryland's Drew Nicholas spells relief for the Terrapins as he rips rope on the nice turnaround jumper.
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Andre Collins comes off the bench for Maryland and would give the Terps some key points as well. Ryan Randle would spark the Terps with 12 points on the night. Here he makes good on the nice pass with the slam. 8th ranked Maryland wins 92-69.
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The Roanoke Dazzle would play host to the Asheville Altitude tonight at the Roanoke Civic Center.
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Dazzle head coach Kent Davison going over some X's and O's during a breaki in the action tonight.
The Altitude would get a big night from two former ACC products. Former Wake Forest star Rusty Larue would register 10 points on the evening, including this nice drive and lay up, he also had 6 rebounds
in front of his former colleg teammate and good friend Richard and Robin Goodpasture.
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23 points for Asheville.
The Dazzle had three players in double figures, one of them was Jeff Boese, he drives hard to the iron and scores.
Artie Griffin led all Roanoke players with 20 points but Asheville gets the win 78-75, the Dazzle is now 9 and 13.
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On to some NBA action. New York scored the first seven points of overtime and ended the Dallas Mavericks' ten-game winning streak 108-to-101.
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Latrell Sprewell (SPREE'-wehl) scored the Knicks' first five points of O-T and finished with 22. Mark Jackson had a season-high 17 assists and Marcus Camby poured in 26 points.
Dirk Nowitzki (noh-VIHT'-skee) had 30 points and 16 rebounds for Dallas, which hadn't lost since December tenth at Utah. Steve Nash had 19 points for the Mavericks, who led 74-to-68 before missing 16 consecutive shots in the second half.
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The Express returns to the Roanoke Civic Center ice tonight to face Charlotte. The Express is 10-7 and 3 at home this season and 1-1 and 2 in it's last four on the civic center ice, a stat head coach Perry Florio and his players want to improve on.
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On esoccer note. Radford University junior soccer stand out T.J. Rolfing has been named first team NSCAA/Adidas Academic All-American. The junior has led the Highlanders is scoring in each of his first three seasons. Rolfing tallied a team best six goals this past season.

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Stay with WDBJ this weekend. SATURDAY Penn State battles Vanderbilt in NCAA womens basketball at noon. Then at two o'clock, catch the fourth ranked Virginia men's basketball team in their ACC opener against N.C. State.
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At four, check out the best women's college game in the country when Tennessee and UConn battle.
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Be sure to stick with your Hometown Station on Sunday for all of your NFL action. Following the NFL today at noon, New England and Carolina match up at one and then it's the Jets and the Raiders at four, all right here on WDBJ.
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They are thought to bring good luck in their homeland of Asia..
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They are wild piglets.... new arrivals at one German zoo.
The Wild Pig is originally from China... It's considered to be among the most intelligent creatures in the world- as well as among the friendliest.
Nine piglets were born in Berlin's zoo on Christmas Day and two more made their way into the world one week later.. on New Year's day.
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