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Today on News 7 at 5, the mother of a murdered man says the court should NOT show mercy to her son's killer.
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Also a jury sees gruesome pictures in the case of a woman who was killed by vicious dogs.
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The recipe for showers seems complete. We'll have that on the weather menu coming up.

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Also today while one company is bringing jobs to our area,
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other workers learn they are losing their jobs as K-Mart announces which stores it is closing.
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((I POINTED THE GUN AT HIM AND SHOT HIM ONE TIME. AND THEN RAN OUT THE STORE? YES, SIR.))
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A killer admits that the murder of a man he barely knew in a Roanoke convenience store was all about nothing.
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Good Afternoon. I'm Jean Jadhon. The case attracted a lot of attention. The shooter was on the loose for seven months following the incident on Christmas Eve, 2000.
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The victim's mother had kept up a tireless campaign, vowing not to rest until the killer was arrested tried, convicted and imprisoned.
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((AND I'M JUST ASKING THE COURT TODAY TO IMPOSE THE FULL 48 YEARS AND NOT TO SHOW HIM ANY MERCY, BECAUSE HE CHOSE NOT TO SHOW MY SON ANY MERCY.)) ((I REGRET THAT ANYTHING HAPPENED, WHAT'S GOING ON WITH ME IN JAIL, AND MY BRINGING PAIN TO HIS FAMILY.))
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A jury convicted Bernard Walker in December of SECOND degree murder and recommended a 48 year sentence. Judge Clifford Weckstein today suspended three years of that time, citing what he called "convoluted language" in the law requiring an enhanced penalty for possession of a firearm by someone convicted of a felony while under age.
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Prosecutors say two San Francisco lawyers knew their dogs were dangerous.. before the dogs attacked and killed a neighbor.
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In court in Los Angeles- prosecutors say the giant attack dogs mauled Dianne Whipple as she tried to get into her San Francisco apartment last year.
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((PROSECUTOR: SHE LIVED FOR MINUTES AND MINUTES AND MINUTES IN THAT HALLWAY BEFORE SHE DIED.))
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Prosecutors showed graphic pictures of bite marks head to toe and promised testimony from a neighbor who heard the attack.
Marjorie Knoller was holding the dogs when they broke free- She's charged with second degree murder.
Her husband, Robert Noel- was not at home. He's charged with manslaughter.
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In a Texas courtroom- it is the trial of a mom accused of killing her five children..
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Today- a police officer testifying about Russell Yates reaction when he learned his children had been drowned.
The Sergeant told jurors the father ran up to the house screaming "what did she do to my kids-" He fell to the ground and began pounding his hand ...The officer says Yates was "very very upset."
Andrea Yates is pleading innocent by reason of insanity.
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New jobs and plans for a new tech center are announced in Henry County.
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The goal is to turn the old Dupont facility into a Technology Campus.
The first tenant will be Cerxon (SERKS-on) Microelectronics ... and it will create 250 new jobs over the next three years.
Cerxon manufacturers high-tech parts for automobiles, cell phones, and medical products.
The company says it grew out of its facility in South Carolina, and decided to move its headquarters and operations to Henry County.
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((WAYNE STERLING/HENRY CO. ECON. DEV. DIR.: WHAT WE TRIED TO DO IS FIND A SOLUTION TO THEIR PROBLEMS AND FORTUNATELY WE BUILT A GOOD RELATIONSHIP AND ITS BEEN A SOLID PROJECT FOR HENRY COUNTY.))
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The state and the county will contribute almost a million dollars to the DuPont site renovations.
Right now, crews are tearing down part of the old buildings.
Cerxon plans to set up shop there in about three weeks.
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The announcement of new jobs in Henry County sparked debate in the House of Delegates.
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And Joe Dashiell is at the State Capitol with more on that. Joe, how did the subject come up?
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Jean... in the back and forth on the budget... Martsinville Delegate Ward Armstrong urged lawmakers to reconsider a five million dollar cut in the Governor's Opportunity Fund.
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((THE GOVERNOR'S OPPORTUNITY FUND IS NOT JUST MONEY FOR ECONOMICALLY DISTRESSED COMMUNITIES, IT'S PLASMA.))
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Armstrong told lawmakers that financial incentives are critical to landing jobs like the ones announced today...
And he suggested cuts in the Governor's opportunity fund are shortsighted.
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((THE LONG TERM SOLUTION TO NOT JUST SOUTHSIDE'S PROBLEM BUT ALL THE PROBLEMS OF ECONOMICALLY DISTRESSED COMMUNITIES IS THE CREATION OF JOBS, BUT IT DOESN'T HAPPEN IN THIS ENVIRONMENT WITHOUT GREASING THE SKIDS A LITTLE BIT.))
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Republicans dismiss much of the budget criticism as political posturing by Democrats....
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but Jean leaders on the House Appropriations Committee say they've done the best they can with limited resources... and that many worthy programs including the Opportunity Fund will take hits this year.

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K-mart is closing two locations in Central and Southwest Virginia- that is according to documents filed with the bankruptcy court-
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The Radford and Madison Heights stores are two of four in the state and nearly three-hundred nationwide that will be close. The manager at the Radford store says he can't comment about the closing and will not say how many people work there.

According to the court documents...the company will sell the inventory of unprofitable stores to save 250-million dollars a year. K-Mart is the nation's second largest retailer.
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Coming up next on the newscast, will JOHN Warner seek another term in the U-S Senate ?
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[VO] Also a drug store chain with locations in our region is caught selling cigarettes to minors.
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U-S Senator John Warner faces re-election this year with something he didn't have six years ago, a unified Republican party.
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In 1996, many Republicans were still blaming Warner for Oliver North's defeat in his Senate race against Chuck Robb.
But today, the party was solidly behind him as he gathered with Republican lawmakers on the steps of the State Capitol.
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((SEN. JOHN WARNER: I'M GLAD YOU NOTICED THAT. IT DOES HAVE A DIFFERENT FEELING, BUT I'VE DONE MY HOMEWORK, WORKED HARD IN THESE SIX YEARS, AS I HAVE IN ALL THE YEARS I'VE BEEN IN THE SENATE, AND RIGHT NOW I THINK THIS STATE AS WELL AS OTHER PARTS OF THE NATION ARE LOOKING TO THOSE PEOPLE WITH A FEW GRAY HAIRS AND A LITTLE EXPERIENCE TO GUIDE THEM THROUGH THIS CRITICAL PERIOD.))
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Warner has no opposition for the G-O-P nomination and so far no Democrats have announced plans to run.
Warner will visit Roanoke tomorrow, as he continues his five-day, 17- city tour.
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A drug store chain says it is taking extra steps to prevent cigarette sales to minor.
This came after an undercover sting in NEW YORK. Officials say Walgreens in that state had the worst record of all the retailers. Workers failed to ask for proper I-D eleven out of 12 times.
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The drug store chain says in effort to crack down on sales to minors it plans to re-train all its cashiers nationwide.
Walgreens says it will also hire an outside company to make sure employees are following the policies.
It already requires cashiers to card anyone under 40.
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The transition from high school to college can be a major ordeal for some students.
It's not just the academic challenges... Many will face emotional obstacles as well. Joy Sutton is here with someone who could help. [JOY TWO SHOT]
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Here to tell us more about that and an up coming seminar to help students adjust is Alisa Paulsen with the Lewis-Gale Clinic Department of Psychological Medicine.


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((INTERVIEW)) Joy interviews Paulsen


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The seminar College Survival 1-0-1 will take place this Saturday and Next Saturday. For more info you can contact Lewis-Gale Clinic at 540-772-3704.
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Joy tosses to Jean

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Michelle Kwan is getting ready to take the ice for the women's short program tonight-
She is the sentimental favorite- She has the style, the grace and the credentials.
But as Jennifer Miller reports.. she also has some tough competition.
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((MICHELLE KWAN... A FOUR-TIME WORLD CHAMPION -- SIX-TIME NATIONAL TITLE HOLDER -- BUT STILL SEARCHING FOR ... FOR ANOTHER CHAPTER IN HER STORYBOOK CAREER. ONE SHE HOPES WILL BE WRITTEN IN GOLD. MICHELLE KWAN/U.S. OLYMPIC FIGURE SKATER: "You have the mentality when you're skating, you say `I want to win'. You don't want anyone else to win." FOUR YEARS AGO AT NAGANO, KWAN DELIVERED A CAUTIOUS LONG PROGRAM ... AND HAD TO SETTLE FOR A SILVER MEDAL. SINCE THEN, SHE'S FIRED HER LONGTIME COACH ... AND MADE THE BOLD DECISION TO COACH HERSELF INSTEAD. AND ENJOY SALT LAKE. KWAN: "This doesn't last for the rest of your life, and you have to understand that, and you have to enjoy it while you can."
BUT IT WILL BE ALL BUSINESS WHEN KWAN TAKES THE ICE TONIGHT . SHE NOT ONLY FACES TOUGH COMPETITION FROM TOP RUSSIAN SKATERS ... SHE MUST ALSO FEND OFF TWO FELLOW AMERICANS . . THE BRASH AND DETERMINED SASHA COHEN CAME IN A SURPRISING SECOND AT THIS YEAR'S NATIONALS. THE 17-YEAR OLD, HOWEVER, HAS BEEN ACCUSED OF PLAYING HEAD GAMES WITH OPPONENTS ... BY GETTING IN THEIR WAY DURING WARM-UPS. SASHA COHEN/U.S. OLYMPIC FIGURE SKATER: - "It would be really silly if I tried to follow other skaters because I wouldn't get my stuff in and we could get hurt." SIXTEEN-YEAR OLD, SARAH HUGHES, ALSO POSES A THREAT. SHE CHARMS JUDGES WITH HER MATURE STYLE AND HUGHES HAS MADE SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO HER LONG PROGRAM. SARAH COHEN/U.S. OLYMPIC FIGURE SKATER: "It's exciting and it's a different pace from the prior ending, and I think it will have a positive impact upon my program." THERE'S ALSO TALK OF A POSSIBLE MEDALS SWEEP. TONIGHT, THE WORLD WILL FIND OUT IF ALL THREE U.S. SKATERS ARE UP TO THE CHALLENGE. JENNIFER MILLER, CBS NEWS, SALT LAKE CITY.))

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Coming up next on the newscast, Jacey Birch will show us the latest work of noted illustrator Wil Clay.
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An accomplished storyteller is encouraging the young and even the 'young at heart' to read, write, sing and draw.


Wil Clay is known nationally for his illustrations in children's books.
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Jacey Birch is at the Moyer Gallery at Roanoke College to show us some of the paintings from his latest story-book.
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The new Daytona 500 champion is making the media rounds in New York today. After this break, we'll see Ward Burton give a lesson in NASCAR to Regis and Kelly.
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..and we'll tell you why Ford's newest car is an old favorite with racers.
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The threat of a congressional investigation into Wall Street accounting practices seemed to scare off investors today.
Alexis Christoforous has more.
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Good afternoon folks and welcome to the Tuesday ticker.
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The high school basketball post-season is full swing this week. A couple of teams hit the hardwood last night, but starting tonight it is nonstop through the weekend.
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Last night the college ranks got the post-season party started as the Old Dominion Athletic Conference crowned its tournament champ at the Salem Civic Center. Hampden-Sydney beat regular season champ Randolph-Macon 55-to-48 top earn the automatic bid to the NCAA tournament and its fifth title since 1997. The final four is again in Salem at the Civic Center on March 15th and 16th.
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Michael Jordan's right knee will get a little rest, therapy and hopefully nothing more. Jordan did not travel with the Wizards today as they left for Detroit. The tendinitis in his right knee is forcing him to miss the game. He plans to play Thursday night against New Jersey.

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Meanwhile, his old team the Chicago Bulls pulled off a big trade with the Indiana Pacers. The Pacers ship Jalen Rose, Travis Best and Norman Richardson to Chicago in exchange for Ron Artest, Ron Mercer, Kevin Ollie and Brad Miller. The trade comes two days before the league's trading deadline and the Bulls hope it will help get some respectability back into the once storied franchise.
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The Ward Burton victory tour continued today as the South Boston native dropped by the set of "Regis and Kelly" to talk about his Daytona 500 win.
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Ward came in decked out in his leather winner's jacket, and while he was easy to see, his NASCAR-dialect wasn't always easy to for poor ol' Regis to comprehend.
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Coming up at the top of the hour, spring has been in the air the past couple of days and so too are spring sports. We'll check in with the Roanoke College lacrosse team tonight on News 7 at Six. Take care everyone. [GO TO BREAK]

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The Ford Motor Company is bringing back a blast from the past.
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It announced today that it would build a new version of the legendary G-T-40.
The new version created by Ford's Living Legends studio is more than 18 inches longer and four inches taller than the original.
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((JIM O'CONNOR/PRESIDENT OF FORD DIVISION: ENTHUSIASTS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD HAVE WANTED TO PUT THIS VEHICLE INTO PRODUCTION AND TODAY, AS I SAID, WE ARE ANNOUNCING THAT IT WILL GO INTO PRODUCTION. AND YES, GT40 IS GOING TO POLISH, IT'S GONNA POLISH THAT FORD OVAL BACK TO WHERE WE ALL WANT IT.))
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Only 100 of the original G-T-40's were built so Ford could race on the Grand Prix circuit.
It won the 24 hour Le Mans race four consecutive years beginning in 1966.
It is not known when production will begin or how much it will cost.
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