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A mission of mercy gets mixed reaction to its expansion plans.
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And an e-mail to the President sends the Secret Service to a dorm room at Tech.
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In sports, March Madness resumes tonight on your hometown station the Express returns to the ice at the Roundhouse.
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And former William Byrd graduate Michael McGuire is the new head girls basketball coach for the Terriers.
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Don't go out tonight without a jacket. A dramatic temperature change is only hours away. Details coming up.
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News 7 at Six is next.
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The expansion plans of the Roanoke Rescue Mission bring out a crowd and controversy today.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


The city planning commission overrules its staff and says yes.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


Good evening, I'm Shannon Young.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


And I'm Keith Humphry.
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The proposal has strong support and local opposition.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


And today both sides squared off in front of the city planning commission.
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Joe Dashiell was there for the decision and is at the Rescue Mission with more on the proposal.
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[Bruer]


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A deputy U-S Marshal has been arrested for cocaine possession. Forty- nine year old Joseph Bruer, Junior, was picked up at his home on Roanoke Boulevard in Salem just after midnight last night.
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Bruer- -seen here escorting a prisoner- -is a senior member of the Marshal Service. He transports prisoners and helps provide courtroom security in the Poff Building.
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State police had had Bruer's home under surveillance for the last ten days. Salem police captain Jeff Dudley wouldn't say how much cocaine was involved but conceded it would be considered a "user amount." Dudley won't talk about others involved but said Bruer was the only member of the Marshal Service arrested.


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A Virginia Tech freshman has been indicted on federal charges of threatening the lives of the nation's top elected officials. 18 year old Steven Keith Adair (uh-DAYR) was arrested in his dorm room by the Secret Service this morning.
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Prosecutors say Adair set up a false e-mail account linked to a 14 year old New Jersey boy in October, and then sent an e-mail to the White House threatening the lives of President Bush and Vice President Cheney. The Secret Service originally thought the 14 year old was responsible.
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((JOHN BROWNLEE/US ATTORNEY; WENT UP AND EXECUTED A SEARCH WARRANT OF THIS KIDS HOUSE, HIS PARENTS WERE THERE, WENT THROUGH HIS COMPUTER AND DID A COMPLETE PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF THIS 14 YEAR OLD BOY ALL BECAUSE OF MR. ADAIR'S CONDUCT.)) ((TONY ANDERSON/ADAIR'S ATTORNEY; THE GOVERNMENT WAS RIGHT TO INVESTIGATE WHAT THEY'VE DONE HERE. THEY WERE RIGHT TO PROCEED WITH THESE CHARGES, AND I THINK THEN IT ALL WASHES OUT, WE'RE GOING TO FIND THAT THIS WAS A ONE TIME ABERRANT ACT OF A COLLEGE PRANK GONE AWRY, AND HE'S FACING VERY SERIOUS CONSEQUENCES AS A RESULT OF IT.))
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Adair was released on 10-thousand dollars bond. He could also face charges in California for allegedly hacking into the Stanford University computer system.

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They doubted whether she was telling the truth about being shot by a stranger.. turns out Bedford County authorities were right.
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44- year- old Linda Ferrell told police yesterday an unidentified white male walked up and shot her in the Graves Mill shopping center.
More than a dozen officers responded to search for the gun-toting suspect.. but Ferrell's story didn't hold up.
She later admitted to shooting herself.. she's in stable condition at Lynchburg General Hospital.
Authorities say Ferrell may be charged with filing a false report.
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A FEMA team will tour parts of flood-ravaged Southwest Virginia tomorrow.
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Today, Governor Mark Warner, U-S Senator John Warner and Congressman Rick Boucher, along with other public safety and National Guard officials, got their chance to witness an estimated 51-million dollars worth of damage. Senator Warner told area residents that while the destruction may be depressing, their attitude is to be commended.
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((SEN. JOHN WARNER: OUR HEARTS GO OUT TO THE FAMILIES AND THE PEOPLE IN THESE COMMUNITIES. I'VE BEEN HERE BEFORE AND THE ONE THINNG I ALWAYS REMEMBER IS THIS IS A COMMUNITY OF STURDY PEOPLE, HARDWORKING PEOPLE WHO BELIEVE IN THEIR COMMUNITY AND THE WAY THEY WORK WITH THEIR NEIGHBORS IS REMARKABLE.))
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[VO NAT :15] The Senator promised to ask President Bush to speed up federal disaster relief for the region. Meantime, Governor Warner says he's certain damage estimates will rise once the waters recede and a full accounting can be taken of the losses.
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The College of Health Sciences is temporarily losing its radiology department.
Find out why next on News 7 at Six.
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And it isn't laundry day at Virginia Tech...
It's a reminder of violence against women.
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A local college is being forced to shut down one of its programs.
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The College of Health Sciences will temporarily stop offering its Radiologic Sciences program.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton joins us with more about what this will mean for students.
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(( This could be the last day of class for freshmen Brandi Brown and Erin Proco --they says there is no point in finishing out the semester.
They say they're not just upset that the College of Health Sciences is temporarily shutting down the Radiologic Sciences program --but that officials knew two years ago there might be accreditation problems.
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Doctor Norman Fenton the Dean of Academic service says college was forced to make the decision because Southern Association of Colleges and School wanted all the college's instructors to have graduate level degrees to meet accreditation standards.
He says he hopes the program will back in operation in a year.
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For seniors the decision wasn't as hard to swallow -- but for freshman like Brown she doesn't know what here future will hold now.
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Jeans that fit perfectly ... every woman's dream.
But the jeans you are about to see are about more than good fit.
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They're called French Dressing, and they're specially designed to every woman's body.
A boutique in Franklin County sells more of these jeans than any other retailer in the nation.
J&J Fashions received national attention in Women's Wear Daily for its sales records.
PLUS all profits the manufacturer gets from jean sales go to breast cancer research.
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((JEWELL HUNT/J&J FASHIONS: IT IS SO EXCITING WHAT THEY DO FOR THE WORLD, REALLY. THEY ARE SO COMMITTED TO CANCER RESEARCH. AND THEY JUST GIVE THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS EVERY YEAR TO BREAST CANCER.))
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Jewell Hunt has run the Rocky Mount Fashion store for 35 years... with the help of her husband, daughter and son-in-law... and even her granddaughter.
The president of French Dressing Jeans will attend a celebration next month to congratulate the family on its success.
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A late rally in the high-tech sector helped Wall Street eliminate much of its earlier losses. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The DOW dropped 22 points.
NASDAQ gained 36.
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A display on the Virginia Tech campus is bringing attention to violence against women...
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The Clothesline Project is tee-shirts designed with messages from local survivors of abuse. Friends and families of victims also contribute.
Tech's women's center holds workshops for local residents to make them. A shirt's color represents a specific type of violence.
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((BETH FALWELL/VIRGINA TECH STUDENT; THIS HELPS PEOPLE VOICE WHAT HAPPEN TO THEM AND LETS PEOPLE KNOW IT JUST DOESN'T HAPPEN, A LOT OF PEOPLE THINK, RAPE AND VIOLENT CRIMES YOU KNOW THEY DON'T HAPPEN TO YOU THEY DON'T HAPPEN TO YOUR FRIENDS, BUT THEY DO.))
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Organizers say Clothesline Projects are displayed around the world. Tech's is in conjunction with the annual "Take Back the Night" rally. Tonight at seven, organizers hope to see about 1-thousand people marching on campus to encourage and end to violence against women.
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Lobbyists have all kinds of ways of getting their message through to members of Congress.. very seldom, though, do they use a bus.
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But now, the American Cancer Society is sponsoring a seven- month, 40- state bus tour to rally support for more funding for cancer research.
People whose lives have been touched by cancer are signing the bus to send a message to Congress.
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((KEENAN CALDWELL/AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY: CANCER IS PROBABLY ONE OF THE TOP ONE OR TWO HEALTH CONCERNS FOR ALL AMERICANS, SO WE WANT TO CONTINUE TO STEP FORWARD AND RAISE THAT BAR AND RAISE THAT LEVEL OF AWARENESS THAT IT'S A MAJOR HEALTH CONCERN AND WE WANT CONGRESS TO CONTINUE TO SUPPORT THE INITIATIVES THAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR.))
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So far, more than 34- hundred people have signed the bus which will make stops in Danville and Salem tomorrow.
The tour will wrap up in Washington D.C. in September.
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And coming up In sports, Michael McGuire is the new head girls basketball coach at William Byrd March Madness resumes here on your hometown station tonight.
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And the Lady Maroons of Roanoke College prepare for the 2002 softball season.
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Michael McGuire is returning to his alma mater to coach the women's basketball team. McGuire graduated from Byrd in 1995 where he played basketball and Baseball.
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McGuire spent this past season as Page Moir's assistant for the Roanoke College men's basketball team.
His duties included coaching, recruiting and basketball operations which he feels has prepared him for this job.
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Byrd's girls basketball team won a state championship in 1997 and went to 16 straight regionals up until that year. But Byrd has had 4 different coaches over the last 5 years and has struggled.
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Dr. Ron Bradley is stepping down from his post as Radford's men's basketball coach. He'll join the staff at James Madison University as an Assistant coach.
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In 11 years at Radford Bradley compiled a 192 and 122 record for a 611 winning percentage.
Bradley suffered his first losing season in 15 years as a head coach this year. And its his first losing season at Radford in 12 seasons.
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The Express can clinch a place off spot with a win tonight at home against Cincinnati. The Cyclones are also fighting for a post season berth.
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Roanoke faced another team in desperation mode recently in Richmond and the loss to the Renegades in that one turned out to be a positive thing.
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Kent State will play Pittsburgh in the second game of the South Region at Kentucky's Rupp Arena.
Forget the seedings Kent State has won 20 straight games.
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[go to pinnacle 6998] The evening begins in the South Region with Duke and Indiana coverage begins at 7:30. The second game has Pittsburgh and Kent State - a team that has now won 20 straight contests.
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[go to pinnacle 6999] Friday night U-Conn carries the Big East banner against one of the remaining Cinderellas - Southern Illinois and former Hokie Rolan Roberts. And Friday night late - Maryland takes on Kentucky. All the action is right here on WDBJ-7.
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Area fans will get their first extended look at the Roanoke College softball team tomorrow when the Maroons open play with three games in the East Coast Fast Pitch Classic that begins tomorrow at Moyer Sports Complex in Salem.
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The Maroons, who practice at Moyer, are 13 and 1 on the season. Roanoke was picked to win the Old Dominion Athletic Conference for a third straight year. The Maroons were also ranked 10th in the nation in the pre season poll.
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The Maroons open play tomorrow at Moyer at one o'clock against Keuka, (cue-ka) then Roanoke battles Emory at three and finally the Maroons take on North Carolina Wesleyan at seven.
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The federal prosecutor for Western Virginia has been on the job a little more than six months now.
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John Brownlee has begun putting his own imprint on the U-S Attorney's Office. We'll have the inside story on how he got the job and what he plans to do with it... tonight on NEWS 7 at Six. (----------------)