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Today on News 7 at 5, fire at an off campus apartment building in Greensboro- four people are dead.
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and Olympic officials try to end a controversy as they find a way to turn silver into gold. We'll have a live report.
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Nothing remarkable about the weekend forecast with a mix of clouds and sun expected. Temperatures are on target for mid February. Details just ahead.

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Also today, we'll let you know the most common mistake parents make with their children's car seats,
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and we'll see what NASCAR has done to make its race cars safer.
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The Canadians will get the Gold.
The International Olympic Committee makes the announcement this afternoon.
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((THE EXECUTIVE BOARD OF THE IOC AGREED AND A GOLD MEDAL WILL BE AWARDED TO THE CANADIAN PAIR.))
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[OUT Q=to the Canadian pair.]
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Good Evening.
The Silver turns to Gold for Canadians Jamie (Sah-lay) Sale and David (Pell-tee-AY) Pelletier.
The Russian Skating pair will also keep their Gold medal.
The decision was announced a short while ago-
Meanwhile the French Judge at the center of this controversy has been suspended- for alleged misconduct- while the investigation continues.
Jennifer Miller is following this story- She joins us now from Salt Lake City with more.
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[SUPER=01-Jamie Sale/Gold Medalist;]
[SUPER=01-Jacque Rogge/IOC President;]
[SUPER=01-Ottavio Cinquant/International Skating Union; ]
[SUPER=01-David Pelletier/Gold Medalist;]
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(( JAMIE SALE/ GOLD MEDALIST "It was amazing, it was un believable a really big surprise for us." THEY HAVE SKATED INTO OLYMPIC HISTORY...THEIR SILVER HAS BECOME GOLD. Jacques Rogge:IOC President TODAY OLYMPIC OFFICIALS ANNOUNCED THEY RECEIVED A LETTER FROM THE FRENCH JUDGE-- MARIE REINE LE GOUGNE-- THAT SHOWED EVIDENCE OF WRONGDOING. LE GOUGNE HAS BEEN SUSPENDED. Ottavio Cinquant/Head of ISU ALTHOUGH OFFICIALS HAVE NOT SAID WHAT WAS WRITTEN IN LA GOUGNE'S LETTER, THERE ARE REPORTS THAT SHE HAD BEEN PRESSURED TO VOTE IN FAVOR OF THE RUSSIAN PAIR...WHO SKATED A TECHNICALLY DIFFICULT..BUT FLAWED PERFORMANCE. THE INVESTIGATION WILL CONTINUE, BUT OFFICIALS SAY THEY ALREADY HAVE ENOUGH EVIDENCE TO THROW OUT THE FRENCH JUDGE'S SCORES ....MAKING THE FINAL RESULT FOUR VOTES ALL. THE RUSSIANS WILL KEEP THEIR GOLD MEDAL. DAVID PELLETIER: This was not something against them, this was something against the system. SALE AND PELLETIER AREN'T SURE IF THEY WILL HAVE TO TURN OVER THEIR SILVER MEDAL. IF THEY GET TO KEEP IT .... THERE'S STILL ONE THING MISSING. DAVID PELLETIER/GOLD MEDALIST "We do hope we get the bronze too so we can have the entire collection." ))

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Fire at an apartment building near U-N-C Greensboro this morning- Four people are dead- and the Fire Chief says the death toll could go up.
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The blaze was at the Campus Walk Apartments- which is a three story apartment building close to the University.
The fire chief says fire blew through a breezeway where apartment entrances were located- hindering people trying to get away-
One student broke a collarbone when she jumped from a balcony.
Others students say no alarms went off.
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((PEOPLE WERE JUMPING FROM THE THIRD FLOOR CAUSE.. THE;Y. THEY SHOULD HAVE AT LEAST HAD SOME ALARMS SO PEOPLE WOULDN'T SIT IN THERE AND BURN.))
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[OUT Q=SIT IN THERE AND BURN.]
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The names of the dead and unaccounted for are not available but many U-N-C Greensboro students lived in the apartments.
The cause is under investigation.
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Pain specialist, Dr. Cecil Knox, has shut down his practice.
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One after another, patients stopped by the Doctor's office in Old Southwest Roanoke this afternoon to pick up their files. Dr. Knox was arrested two weeks ago, charged with prescribing OxyContin without a medical reason. He was released with the understanding that he refer his patients to other physicians. He has more than 800 patients. Most of them report having a difficult time finding another doctor.
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((BECAUSE NOBODY WANTS TO TAKE ANYONE THAT'S DEALING WITH DR. KNOX RIGHT NOW. BECAUSE OF THE FEDERAL CHARGES? BECAUSE OF THE CHARGES, YES.))
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[V/O-NAT] Patrice Hickman has been on morphine but doesn't know what she'll do when her current prescription runs out.
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N-telos employees in Daleville have decided not to unionize.
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The vote was 25 to 11 against joining the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
A representative from the I-B-E-W says the union will likely dispute the vote because of several labor relations charges pending against the company.
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((LARRY MCGLAMARY/IBEW: THE EMPLOYEES CONTACTED US, IT IS THE EMPLOYEES' UNION, SO IT WILL BE UP TO THEM. IF THEY FEEL THERE SHOULD BE A CHALLENGE, IT WILL BE UP TO THEM. IT'S MY JOB TO DO IT.))
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[OUT Q=to do it.]
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The company says the charges are without merit and that the reason for the union vote stems from a dispute over hourly raises, which Ntelos plans to remedy.
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[IN Q=With the depressed economy]

((ALLEN LAYMAN/NTELOS PRESIDENT: WITH THE DEPRESSED ECONOMY AND INDUSTRY IT JUST HAS TAKEN US A LITTLE LONGER THAN THE EMPLOYEES EXPECTED.))
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[OUT Q=employees expected.]
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Ntelos serves 300 thousand area digital PCS customers, and employs more than a thousand people in the region.
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Still to come on the newscast, a program that helps ex-convicts find jobs is uncertain about its future. We'll tell you why.
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[VO] Also we will see what most parents are doing wrong with their children's car seats...and we'll tell them where they can learn how to get it right.
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John Walker Lindh was back in court in court today-
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A judge is moving ahead with plans to put Lindh on trial in late August.
Defense lawyers are worried they might have to present their evidence against Lindh on the first anniversary of the September 11th attacks.
The judge says he will consider that complaint later.
Lindh is charged with conspiring to kill Americans and providing support to terrorist groups.
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Because of the state's tight budget, a program which helps former convicts find jobs could lose its state funding.

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As part of its budget reduction plan, the State Department of Criminal Justice Services has recommended eliminating funding for Virginia Cares. Total Action Against Poverty is a member of the program, which has kept three quarters of its participants from going back to prison.
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((TED EDLICH/TAP PRESIDENT; I CAN'T THINK OF ANOTHER SITUATION IN THE LIFE OF TAP THAT THERE HAS BEEN A GREATER THREAT TO A PROGRAM THAT WAS PILOTED HERE AND REPLICATED THROUGHOUT THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA. THIS IS UNPRECEDENTED.))
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The program stands to lose 1-point-2 million dollars in state funding if Governor Warner signs off on the cuts.
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The biggest Winston Cup race of the year is just two days away.
After last year's accident that killed Dale Earnhardt, NASCAR officials hope this year's event is a lot safer. Manuel Gallegus has more.
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ON THE TRACK AT THE DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY DRIVERS FOCUS ON ONE THING WINNING TOP SPEEDS AROUND THE OVAL, ABOUT 190 MILES PER HOUR.
-STAND-UP-Manuel Gallegus on cam
Here in the garage, behind the scenes, where the crews work on the drivers cars, its about performance, but also safety.

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IN THE BACK OF EVERYONE'S MIND HERE. LAST YEARS FATAL CRASH OF NASCAR RACING CHAMPION DALE EARNHARDT NASCAR SAYS FAULTY SEAT BELTS DIRECTLY CONTRIBUTED TO EARNHARDT'S DEATH.

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SINCE THEN, DRIVERS TEAMS HAVE MADE SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS LIKE ALL THE CARS, INSIDE CHAMPION JEFF GORDON'S CHEVROLET, THE SEAT IS COMPLETELY PADDED, AND CAGED-IN. AND GORDON WEARS WHAT'S CALLED A HANS DEVICE, TO KEEP HIS HEAD FROM PULLING AWAY FROM HIS NECK.

-SOT-.ROBBIE LOOMIS, CREW CHIEF, TEAM JEFF GORDON

He wont start the race, he wont get in the car start practice or qualifying without the HANS device he really likes it.
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OTHER DRIVERS PREFER A FULL BODY HARNESS

-SOT-DARRIN MARISKA, CAR CHIEF


we jut make sure out driver is taken care of cause if he's not then we got a real problem.
BUT RACING LEGENDS, LIKE RICHARD PETTY SAY SAFETY ONLY GOES SO FAR.

-SOT-RICHARD PETTY, 7 TIME NASCAR CHAMPION

You gotta do a little bit at a time there's no way you can make it 100 percent safe.
NASCAR HOPES FANS WILL FOCUS MORE ON THE THRILL OF THE RACE, RATHER THAN THE DANGER OF THE SPORT. MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS DAYTONA BEACH.))

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Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death and injury to young children.
Child safety seats when properly installed can help avoid serious injuries and save lives.
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But as Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton found out today many parents don't now how to properly install them.
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Jean,
We visited a safety seat checkpoint today in Roanoke.
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And according to Roanoke City police none of the vehicles checked had the car seat properly installed.
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After watching the proper way to install a car seat -- Brenda Baxley has no doubt she had hers in all wrong. She says she tried to do it right --but realizes she made one big mistake.
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((HOW TIGHT THEY HAVE TO BE INTO THE CARE SEAT, I DIDN'T REALIZE THEY HAD TO BE THAT TIGHT. IT WAS PROBABLY LOSE SHE PROBABLY COULD'VE GOTTEN OUT)) [RUNS10]
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She's not alone --many parents so they can't figure it out.
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((I'M GLAD THEY'RE DOING IT. I COULD NEVER HAVE DONE IT AND KNOW EXACTLY HOW TO DO IT RIGHT)) [RUNS06]
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Sgt. Randy Scott says it's not easy to install car seats correctly and many parents don't have the right size car seat for their child.
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((MOST FOLKS ARE TRYING TO GET THEM IN PROPERLY BUT STATISTICALLY WE'RE ABOUT 95 PERCENT PUSHING ON 98 PERCENT MISUSE. JUST PRIMARILY DO TO PEOPLE NOT GETTING THEM AS TIGHT AS THEY NEED TO BE)) [RUNS16]
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He says you can't just put it in and pull the seat belt tight --you have to physically climb into the seat.
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((I WANT IT TIGHT ENOUGH SO THAT WHEN YOU WIGGLE THE SEAT, THE SEAT SHOULD NOT MOVE THE CAR ITSELF SHOULD ROCK)) [RUNS08]
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There are other guidelines to keep in mind. Newborns to age one should sit facing the rear and all children under 4 should be in a car seat.
Scott says new federal guidelines that take effect September of 2003 should make installing them a lot easier for parents.
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[IN Q=That will require every vehichle]

((THAT WILL REQUIRE EVERY VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS BEYOND THAT DATE AND CAR SEAT MANUFACTURERS HAVE SYSTEM THAT'S COMPATIBLE WITH EACH SO YOU CAN PLUG THEM AND PULL TIGHT AND READY TO GO )) [RUNS13]
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But until then parents like Baxley aren't taking any chances.))
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[take PINNACLE FULL]
There will be two car seat checkpoints tomorrow.
One in Roanoke County from 10-1pm at First Team Auto off of Peters Creek Road. And one at the Blue Ridge Fire Station from 2 to 4pm.
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Jean --

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Coming up next on the newscast, Patrick Evans will tell us why the conductor of the Roanoke Symphony is getting ready for some double duty this weekend.
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If you're in still in the mood for a little romance, even though Valentine's Day is over, the Roanoke Symphony has a special treat for you this weekend.
Patrick Evans has details, and even a sneak preview.
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Is it a bike or a car? Coming up a little later state lawmakers try to decide what to do with the new Peggy scooters.
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But first in Sports, Roy Stanley will tell us what sent one of NASCAR's leading team owners to the hospital today.
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On Wall Street today, many investors pulled out of the markets in preparation of the Presidents' Day weekend.
Ed Crane has more.
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Thanks Jean and good afternoon everybody and welcome to Friday's 2 minute ticker.
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The Craftsman Trucks took center stage this afternoon at Daytona. And the Big Winner was Robert Pressley he takes the checkered flag in the Florida Dodge Dealers 250.
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The action heated up near the end of the race several trucks get loose on the track causing a crash that sent them into the infield. The race was red flagged to clean the debris.
Then on the re-start with 4 laps to go Pressley got a good start and he takes the checkered Flag winning the first truck race of the season.
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Ted Musgrave was second and Jon Wood of Stuart, Virginia finished 21-st.

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Just 2 days before the Daytona 500 Ford and Dodge cars were given a boost today by NASCAR.
It will trim a quarter-inch off their rear spoilers.
Cutting the height of the spoiler, which sits on top of the rear deck of the car, allows cars to go through the air with less drag, thereby increasing speed.
The Move came after Jeff Gordon and Michael Waltrip each won 125 mile qualifying races yesterday in a Chevrolet.

No ford or dodge led during any lap.

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NASCAR team owner Robert Yates was hospitalized this morning in Daytona Beach, Florida after waking up with chest pains.
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Yates drove himself to the hospital. A team spokesman says the 58 year old owner is alert, in good spirits and wanted to be updated on the events at the race track.
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If you looking to check out the Roanoke Express this is the weekend to do it.
The team will be giving out tickets to the upcoming Kid Rock concert at the Roanoke Civic Center.
The Express will give away one pair of tickets on Friday, 2 pair on Saturday and one par on Monday afternoon.
Two special promotions will also take place this weekend. Friday night is Scout Night and Saturday is pack the house night. We'll have more from Daytona at six and Jean will be back in moment.


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Two wheel travel may never be the same. And today, Richmonders got their first look at the stand-up scooter known as the Segway.
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The General Assembly is considering legislation that would treat the Segway as a bicycle rather than as a motor vehicle.
So the company brought one of its consumer models to the Library of Virginia this morning.
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[IN Q=He said think about walking]

((MATT DAVIS: HE SAID THINK ABOUT WALKING AND I THOUGHT ABOUT WALKING AND THE THING MOVED FORWARD. YOU THINK ABOUT STOPPING AND IT STOPS FOR YOU. IT WAS VERY EASY TO USE. YOU DIDN'T NUDGE IT ALONG SOMEHOW? NO, JUST KIND OF THOUGHT ABOUT WALKING AND LEANED FORWARD LIKE YOUR STARTING TO WALK AND IT MOVED FORWARD FOR YOU. IT'S PRETTY AMAZING.))
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[OUT Q=pretty amazing.]
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An industrial version is already available, and the postal service is now testing the vehicle in Tampa. The consumer model should be available by the end of the year. The pricetag? About three thousand dollars.
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