Today on News 7 at 5, the manager of a local restaurant is accused of selling drugs near a high school.
Also one man is in custody as authorities investigate the murders of two women and a child in a Virginia motel room.
Looks like a shot of rain Wednesday will wash away most of the snow. We'll check that out in a moment.
Also today, the nation marks the birthday of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Junior,
and an explosion takes more lives as lava continues to flow in the Congo.
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Authorities accuse the manager of a Burger King restaurant in Rocky Mount of selling drugs near Franklin County High School.
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A Hardy man is in custody for allegedly dealing drugs within sight of Franklin County High School.
39-year old Roy Livingston Campbell was arrested Friday at the Burger King restaurant he managed on Route 40.
Sheriff's deputies say that on two occasions, a confidential informant bought cocaine from Campbell in the Burger King parking lot, while he was at work.
Investigators say they do NOT know if Campbell was selling to students.
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((LT. EWELL HUNT/FRANKLIN CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: IT'S LOCATED VERY CLOSE TO THE FRANKLIN CO. HIGH SCHOOL. ABOUT 150 FEET FROM THE FRANKLIN CO. H.S. CAMPUS. A LOT OF THE KIDS WHEN THEY GET OFF GO TO BURGER KING AND SOME OF THE OTHER FAST FOOD LOCATIONS NEAR THERE. ))
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Campbell is charged with distributing cocaine within one-thousand feet of a school -- which carries an extra punishment of up to five years in prison.
He'll be arraigned in court tomorrow.
Virginia's budget picture continues to darken. Today, Governor Mark Warner said the state's budget shortfall is growing by another 300-million dollars.
Warner will outline his budget plans in detail tomorrow.
But today he told reporters that state revenues for the month of January are softer than expected.
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((WE WILL ADD AND PROJECT AN ADDITIONAL 100- MILLION DOLLAR SHORTFALL IN FISCAL YEAR 2002, ANOTHER 100-MILLION DOLLAR SHORTFALL IN FISCAL 2003 AND A THIRD HUNDRED MILLION DOLLAR SHORTFALL IN FISCAL YEAR 2004. RAISING THE SIZE OF OUR PROBLEM FROM 3.2 BILLION OVER THE NEXT 30 MONTHS TO 3.5 BILLION DOLLARS.))
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Warner has already proposed across- the- board cuts for state agencies, but tomorrow he will also lay out other specific cutbacks he says will be needed to balance the budget.
Warner promises some protection for public education and state employees, but he told a radio audience his budget will include "equal opportunity pain."
Police are investigating a triple murder at an Arlington motel-
Guests at the Travel lodge motel heard a woman scream and called police last night.
When officers broke down the room door they found two women and a little girl with gunshot wounds.
Both women and the 6 year old died-
A Kentucky man is in custody charged with the murders.
Police say they don't know a motive.
They're still trying to sort out the relationship between the suspect and the three victims.
The Pentagon is taking steps to move American John Walker Lindh to the U-S for trial.
This as more prisoners arrive at the U-S base in Guantanamo Bay- Jim Acota has the latest on the war, from Washington.
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More detainees landed in Guantanamo including injured and wounded who --
the military says -- are being moved in quickly due to plummeting winter
temperatures in Afghanistan.
The latest arrival comes as one of Great Britain's top leaders tried to
reassure Parliament that the U.S. is not torturing its war detainees at
Camp X-Ray in Guantanamo Cuba. Some British leaders and journalists are outraged over pictures of the
captives -- which include three Britons -- with their hands bound and
their eyes and ears covered.
Foreign Office Minister Ben Bradshaw The pictures, widely seen
in the media, were taken at arrival on base, when security is
Investigators from the U.K. who visited the British detainees say the
men are in good hands.
Bradshaw again , "During lenghty discussion, they spoke without
inhibitions. None complained of any ill treatment."
The U.S. says the tight security is necessary -- especially after last
week's incident in which one detainee bit a prison guard.
Courtney Sletten, Military Police "If you went to New York and
asked them, they'd probably just say we're treating them too good. They get food, they get shelter, they get to go the bathroom, they get
showers. And, right now, that's what I get. They get more than a
Young American Taliban John Walker is on the move this week -- but he won't be going to Cuba.
Instead -- the Pentagon will transfer the California man through the
U.S. air base in Kandahar -- en route to a secret location.
From there he appears to be headed to Virginia -- to stand trial on
The Kandahar air base will be the scene of another memorial
-- this time for the two marines who died in last weekend's helicopter
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The battle is against lava in the Congo- where another 50 people have died.
This time it was an explosion triggered by the lava flow-
A gas station exploded in flames and smoke- as looters were siphoning off fuel.
The fifty dead there is in addition to the 40 who've already been killed by the volcano.
The lava flow has slowed, but beneath a brittle crust it's still hot and hazardous.
Aid workers have tried to discourage refugees from heading back to their homes... without much success.
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Still to come on the newscast, we tell you where people with a sweet tooth can turn for a little diet motivation,
But first we will see how people locally and across the nation are remembering the life of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Junior.
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Millions of Americans are celebrating Martin Luther King Day.
While many are simply enjoying the day off, others are using the opportunity to celebrate King's life and legacy. Chris Lawrence has the story.
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Organizers call it one of the nations largest.
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Nearly 30,000 people were expected to take part in Denver's annual King
And in Atlanta, hundreds gathered at the church where the Reverend King
was once pastor. First Lady Laura Bush said American history is
unimaginable without him.
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All of us are deeply indebted to him, his wife and his family and to all
of those who gave him strength for the journey.
Martin Luther King Jr. was a leading advocate for civil rights. In the
1960s he led dozens of peaceful protests and fought for equality in
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King is considered one of the greatest speakers in American history.
But in Boston Monday, his oldest daughter recalled another side.
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"He warned us if we did not begin to reverse our priorities, make life
and people more important than profits and war mongering then eventually
it was going to effect our own society."
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Smaller parades like this one in Los Angeles give people a chance to
celebrate not only Rev. King himself, but what he stood for.
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And while the nation celebrates its 17th national holiday in honor of
King, President Bush reached out to Black and Hispanic colleges, as he
proposed more federal support in next years budget.
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King was assassinated in 1968, and today would have been 73 years old.
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Bedford chose a special way to honor Dr. King today.
The city paid tribute by re-naming the 460 bypass after him.
The resolution to change the name passed two years ago.
Several people who spoke at the occasion said this stretch of road now stands as a reminder to all of Dr. King's message.
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((I. L. WARD, SR./PRES. BEDFORD NAACP: WE HOPE THAT THE BYPASS WILL SERVE AS A CATALYST TO REMIND PEOPLE THAT VIOLENCE IS NOT THE WAY TO RESOLVE YOUR DIFFERENCES. ESPECIALLY OUR YOUNG PEOPLE, I HOPE THAT THEY WILL GET THAT MESSAGE.))
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Dozens gathered this afternoon at the Bedford visitors center to see the ceremony.
The westbound ramp at Burks Drive was closed briefly while area political, religious and law enforcement leaders cut the ribbon.
A well-known orthodontist is being honored for his big heart and caring nature.
The family of Dr. Orrin Clifton today accepted the Martin Luther King, Jr. award on the late doctor's behalf.
Community School established and designed the annual award to honor a local hero whose efforts better the Roanoke Valley.
Dr. Clifton recently passed away of cancer.
But his daughter says he left a legacy of love.
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((KATIE CLIFTON/DAUGHTER: MY FATHER'S TYPE OF HEROISM WAS QUITER, SMALLER EVEN. HE SENT OUT RIPPLES THROUGH THE COMMUNITY WITH HIS SERVICE, POLITICAL ACTIVISM AND CARING MANNER. I HAVE LEARNED OVER THE PAST FEW WEEKS HOW SOME OF THOSE RIPPLES HAVE BECOME WAVES.))
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Dr. Clifton served as president of the West End Center for Youth, sat on the board of the United Way and volunteered with Habitat for Humanity.
He also helped provide free dental care to underprivledged families through the Community Based Health Care Coalition.
It's been the talk of the neighborhood for several years.. now a Lynchburg couple's home will soon appear on network television.
Michael and Anne Gambone (gam-BONE) bought this century- old fire station in 1993 for just 20-thousand dollars.
The city had moved out two years earlier and the building had fallen into disrepair.. but the Gambones have slowly made it liveable.
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((MICHAEL GAMBONE/OWNER: I HAVE BEEN TRYING TO MAINTAIN THE SAME LOOK OF THE PLACE WITHOUT REALLY CHANGING VERY MUCH AND JUST ADAPTING TO WHAT'S HERE.. CLEANING IT AND REDOING THE UTILITIES.))
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A crew from Home and Garden Television was in the Hill City last week, taping a feature on the home.
The segment is scheduled to air this fall.
Oranizers for the annual Chocolate Fetival say the event is most likely on hold until next year.
The president of Center in the Square says the organization often lost money on the fundraiser.
IF THAT'S BAD NEWS for you taste buds, but good news for your waist line, you may want to check out an interesting website.
It can you help eat your cake and stick to your diet too.
Web M-D has created the Dessert Wizard.
It tells you how long you would have to exercise to burn up the calories in your favorite food.
Just put in the type of food, the serving size and the type of exercise you do. For example, a small piece of cake would cost you 45 minutes of jogging.
If you are not that energetic, the site says napping can also burn calories. For a large sundae, you would have to sleep almost 17 hours to burn up those calories.
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You can find the Dessert Wizard through a link to our site at WDBJ7-dot-com.
Coming up next on the newscast, Patrick Evans is putting on the Ritz... 19th century style.
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The City of Salem is preparing to celebrate it's Bicentennial, and the History Museum wants to help you get ready.
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Patrick Evans joins us from the Museum, where he has some lessons on dressing for the occasion.
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It's been a busy afternoon in Sports. After this quick break, Mike Stevens will have all the holiday action.
Also we'll tell you why hanging out proved a little dangerous for one man.
A Utah paraglider pilot had some anxious moments this morning after his chute became entangled in powerlines.
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The pilot was flying at a popular spot south of Salt Lake City when winds blew him into the high tension powerlines.
He was left dangling for several minutes waiting for rescuers to arrive. When they did, they
quickly reached him using a "cherry picker"...cut him down and brought him to safety. No word yet on any injuries to the pilot.
Good afternoon everybody, and is tradition, the NBA staged a matinee this afternoon
in honor of Martin Luther King Day.
The Hornets were in the spotlight as they battled the beleaguered Knicks at the Garden.
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The Hornets feared that point guard Baron Davis has hurt his ankle in pregame warmups. He would play but first he would have to watch Marcus Camby convert the alleyoop at the tie the game at 11.
But that was it for the Knicks. Davis with the anticipation, the steal and the breakaway jam. Charlotte is now in front 29-to-11.
Later in the second half, the Baron goes baseline and whips Allan Houston as the Hornets hammer the Knicks 11-to-68.
Latrell Sprewell was 0-for-9 for New York.
George Lynch played in his third game since coming back from his foot injury for Charlotte.
He played a season high 18 minutes and grabbed five rebounds.
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The NBA's minor leagues had nothing formally scheduled today as part of any Martin Luther King day celebration.
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However, this afternoon Roanoke Dazzle assistant coach Harold Ellis stepped inside the Harrison Museum of African American culture and paid tribute to the slain civil rights leader in his own way.
Steve Mason will have that story tonight at the top of the hour.
The NHL also shifted some of its action to the afternoon on this Monday.
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In Boston, the Bruins jumped out in front of the visiting Blues 2-to-nothing in the first period thanks to goals by Sergei Samsonov and Sean O'Donnell.
But St. Louis would come back to win it 4-to-3 in overtime. It's the first time in franchise history that the Blues have won 9 straight games.
After stubbing its toe earlier this month, the Virginia Cavaliers have rebounded with three straight ACC wins.
As a result the Cavs have moved up to 7th in the nation in both the new coaches poll that was released yesterday and the Associated Press writers poll that is out today.
UVa play at Georgia Tech tomorrow and hosts VMI at U-Hall on Thursday night.
That's it for the ticker.
I'll see you at the top of the hour and Jean will be right back in a moment.
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If you are looking forward to digital television, but not the hefty price of the new sets, there's good news.
The cost may come down dramatically.
Here's Jody Davis with that and all the week's technology news.
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THE PRICE OF DIGITAL TELEVISION MAY COME DOWN... WAY DOWN. PHILIPS
HAS COME OUT WITH A NEW SEMICONDUCTOR THAT DECODES STANDARD AND HIGH
DEFINITION DIGITAL SIGNALS. ANALYSTS SAY IT COULD BE THE TICKET TO
CHEAPER DIGITAL TV'S AND MORE CHOICES. LOCAL STATIONS WILL BE ABLE TO
FIT FOUR OR FIVE CHANNELS IN THE BANDWIDTH THEY'RE ALLOTTED FOR D-T-V.
IF WE TOLD YOU YOU COULD FIT YOUR ENTIRE MUSIC COLLECTION IN THIS
PORTABLE DEVICE... WOULD YOU BELIEVE IT? THE RCA LYRA JUKEBOX... MADE
BY THOMSON MULTIMEDIA... RECORDS AND STORES 150 HOURS OF MUSIC IN THE
REGULAR MP-3 FORMAT. AND..
"There's a new MP-3, called MP-3 pro, which has more compression. And
with that, you'd be able to store 300 hours. That's a lot of music."
AND YOU CAN ARRANGE THAT MUSIC BY ARTIST, TITLE, OR OTHER
CLASSIFICATIONS. THE LYRA ALSO STORES IMAGES AND WORD DOCUMENTS.
RETAIL PRICE... $299.
NOW.. DEVELOPMENTS IN THE WORLD OF VIDEOGAMING. THE L-A TIMES
REPORTS CABLE TV GIANT COMCAST WILL LAUNCH A CHANNEL TOTALLY DEVOTED
TO VIDEO GAMES. IT'S CALLED "G-4", AND IT'S DUE IN APRIL. MEANWHILE...
MARVEL ENTERPRISES HAS HOOKED UP WITH ENCORE TO CREATE VIDEOGAMES
STARRING DAREDEVIL... AND WITH UNIVERSAL INTERACTIVE TO DO THE SAME
WITH THE INCREDIBLE HULK. AND THAT'S THE WEEK IN TT. JD ANC, RPTG.))