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Today on News 7, a convicted drug smuggler is sent back to prison. We'll have the latest on Michael Fulcher.
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Also the federal trial for the former director of the D-Day Memorial begins in Lynchburg.



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Getting ready for a cold rain as the forecast gets sloppy. Details ahead.

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In other news, United Airlines files for bankruptcy protection.
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Virginia Tech fans prepare to fly to San Francisco for the Hokie's next bowl game.
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And on Health Check, America considers bringing back a controversial vaccination program. News 7 at 5 is next.


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Did the man who helped make the D-Day Memorial a reality also help lead it into bankruptcy?
A federal jury is hearing the fraud case against Richard Burrow this week in Lynchburg.
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Prosecutors say Burrow used deceptions, omissions and half-truths to get the state of Virginia and two banks to keep money flowing into the D-Day project.
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They say Burrow used a bank loan to secure a state grant.. and then used the grant to secure the bank loan.
Burrow is facing four counts of wire, mail and bank fraud, but his supporters say he only did it for the World War Two veterans.
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((JIM FIELDS/BURROW SUPPORTER: I FEEL LIKE ALL THE VETERANS, ALL THE VETERANS ALL THROUGHOUT THE WHOLE UNITED STATES SHOULD BE HONORED AND PRIVILEGED TO HAVE THIS MEMORIAL IN BEDFORD, AND I THINK ALL THE MONEY, EVERY SINGLE BIT, ALL THE MONEY HAS GONE TO THE D-DAY MEMORIAL.))
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Burrow's attorney says all the loan applications he made were based on good-faith estimates of pledges he expected the memorial to receive.
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A six-man, eight-woman jury is hearing the case which is expected to last all week.

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Con artist and prison drug smuggler Michael Fulcher is on his way back to prison.
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The 44-year old was today sentenced in federal court to 7 years behind bars for conspiracy and money laundering. The charges stem from what authorities called a "continuing criminal enterprise" at the Bland Correctional Center during the 1990's. Fulcher was convicted in the case three years ago and could have received up to 30-years but the trial was thrown out after a D-E-A agent acknowledged Fulcher may have thought he was working for the government while in prison. This time around, Fulcher reached a plea agreement on lesser charges.
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((DAVID WHALEY/FULCHER'S ATTORNEY: OBVIOUSLY WE WOULD HAVE FELT MUCH BETTER IF THE SENTENCE HAD BEEN 60 MONTHS. I ASSUME THE GOVERNMENT WOULD HAVE FELT BETTER IF THE SENTENCE HAD BEEN 120 MONTHS. THE COURT WAS KIND ENOUGH TO GIVE HIM CREDIT FOR THE TIME HE'S BEEN IN CUSTODY WHICH IS ALMOST TWO YEARS.))
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Fulcher's 69-year old mother, Ethel, was also sentenced for her role in the crimes. She received two years probation and a 5-thousand dollar fine.
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Several school systems are still having problems related to last week's snow and ice.
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[Schoolwatch Full]
Halifax County is opening schools ONE HOUR LATE tomorrow.
Schools in Henry, Nelson, Patrick and Pittsylvania Counties are two hours late...as is the Woodlawn Academy.
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Police in Cleveland, Ohio have made an arrest in the bizarre weekend murder of a Roman Catholic priest. His charred body was found inside a burning rectory.
As Stacy Case tells us, another clergyman has been charged.
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((UNHOLY DEMISE. THE BELOVED PASTOR OF ST. STANISLAUS ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH WAS FOUND DEAD INSIDE THE BURNING RECTORY SATURDAY NIGHT. THOUGH HIS BODY WAS CHARRED BEYOND RECOGNITION, THE MEDICAL EXAMINER SAID THERE WAS MORE TO THIS CASE:

(SOT, CHIEF EDWARD LOHN, CLEVELAND POLICE, "FATHER GULAS IS THE VICTIM

OF A HOMOCIDE.")
GULAS HAD A GUNSHOT WOUND TO THE CHEST AND SUFFERED A BLOW TO THE HEAD.

(SOT, ELEANOR WOCKITSKI, PARISHONER, "I THINK IT'S SAD THAT RIGHT BEFORE

THE HOLIDAYS, AND TO DIE THIS WAY, YOU KNOW.")

(SOT, BROTHER DAN MONTGOMERY, FRANCISCAN BROTHER, "I SAW THE FIRE, I

TRIED TO PUT IT OUT.")
BROTHER DAN MONTGOMERY, A SEMINARIAN STUDYING WITH FATHER GULAS, TOLD REPORTERS OVER THE WEEKEND HOW HE TRIED TO RESCUE THE PRIEST. NOW, HE STANDS ACCUSED OF FATHER GULAS' MURDER.
IN THIS WORKING CLASS COMMUNITY OF CLEVELAND, THIS CHRISTMAS WILL BE DARKER FOR FATHER GULAS' ABSENCE.

(SOT, BEN STEFANSKI, PARISHIONER, "FATHER WILLIAM WAS DEDICATED, RAN A

SCHOOL FOR 300 CHILDREN.)
POLICE HAVEN'T YET OFFERED A MOTIVE FOR THE CRIME. STACY CASE, CBS NEWS. ))

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Controversial Cardinal Bernard Law may be asking the Catholic Church for permission to step down.
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The Vatican confirmed today the Cardinal is in Rome meeting with church leaders. An official in the Archdiocese is reportedly expecting a resignation from Law - but not until the sex abuse crisis has been resolved. Others worry what else this meeting might - or might NOT - bring.
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((ROBERT McKLEESE:REPRESENTS ALLEGED VICTIMS: THIS TRIP TO ROME IS UNEXPECTED AND RAISES CONCERNS OBVIOUSLY: WILL HE APPEAR FOR HIS DISPOSITION; WILL HE COME BACK. OBVIOUSLY EVERYBODY KNOWS ITS BEEN A VERY HARD WEEK FOR THE ARCHDIOCESE OF BOSTON WITH THE REVELATIONS THAT HAVE COME OUT.))
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[VO] Law's trip also caused him to miss Sunday Mass at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross - the scene of this protest where hundreds rallied outside the church demanding his resignation. Last winter, several close supporters and advisors urged the Cardinal to resign, but he rejected their recommendations then and ended his friendship with many of those same advisors.
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As Virginia Tech fans try to book flights to the West Coast,
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a major airline files for bankruptcy protection from its creditors. We'll have both stories after the break.
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Hokie fans aren't wasting any time to make sure they support their team in California.
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The Hokies are set to play Air Force, New Year's Eve for the Diamond Walnuts Bowl in San Francisco.
And according to local travel agencies, the three-thousand mile trip is not stopping fans from joining their team.


The phones were ringing off the hook at University Travel, which is the official travel agency for Virginia Tech.
Company officials say they expect to book as many flights this year, despite the size and distance of the bowl.
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((THEY'RE GOING TO FOLLOW THE HOKIES. WE'VE HAD A GOOD SEASON. WE HAD SOME LET DOWNS BUT THE LETDOWNS HAVEN'T REALLY BEEN BLOWN AWAY GAMES....CLOSE GAMES. ))
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Fans can expect to pay 13-hundred dollars for a deluxe package, but that does NOT include the price of the ticket.

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United Airlines is known as the Friendly skies, but the airline today is making a name for itself in a different way.
United filed bankruptcy today- it is one of the ten largest corporate bankruptcies in American history.
Scott Rapoport has more.
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((ON THE DAY THAT UNITED AIRLINES FILED FOR BANKRUPCY Im Glen Tilton. Thanks for flying United. ITS CEO OFFERED HIS HAND TO THE FOLKS HE HOPES WILL BRING THEM OUT OF CHAPTER 11 -- THE CUSTOMERS. Were really creating a brand new airline.
FOR HIS EMPLOYEES, GLEN TILTON HAD KIND WORDS AND HUGS. Glenn Tilton/United Airlines CEO: Theyre worried. But at the end of the day, frankly, I think experience is going to prove to them that they need not be. BUT UNITEDS 83 THOUSAND EMPLOYEES KNOW, THE COMPANYS STOCK IS WAY DOWN AGAIN. AND UNITED OWES ALMOST ONE BILLION DOLLARS IN DEBT PAYMENTS THIS WEEK. OVERALL...THE NATIONS 2ND LARGEST CARRIER STANDS TO LOSE ABOUT 2.5 BILLION DOLLARS THIS YEAR. Herb Hunter/United Pilots' Union: "It's painful. You get a sick feeling in your stomach. Again, because it didn't have to happen."
THE FILING IS BY FAR THE LARGEST AIRLINE BANKRUPTCY EVER. IT'S ONE THAT MANY ANALYSTS SAW COMING. THEY BLAME THE SLUMPING ECONOMY, SEPTEMBER 11 AND BAD BUSINESS PLANS. Scott Rapoport, CBS News: United expects the bankruptcy proceedings will last about a year a half. During that time, United vows its' customers won't notice any difference in service. But some customers are still nervous. Marty Ashman/Passenger: "Sure, lots of concerns about flying in the future that they'll cancel the flight." Maureen Curulla/Passenger: "I'm a little concerned about my frequent flyer miles. But my fingers are crossed and I'm hoping for the best." FOR THE COMPANY TO SURVIVE, UNITEDS CEO KNOWS IT ALL COMES DOWN TO THE CUSTOMERS. IT HAS TO START LURING FOLKS AWAY FROM THE LOW-COST CARRIERS BACK TO FLY THEIR FAMOUS FRIENDLY SKIES. SCOTT RAPOPORT, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

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Governor Warner says he is worried that United will cut services to Roanoke and the Shenandoah Valley. United says flights will continue, but changes are expected once it begins restructuring.


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With an airline in trouble, unemployment numbers up, and many people wary of the economy,
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President Bush hopes the man he introduced today, can help.
Railroad Mogul John Snow is his choice as Treasury Secretary.
Snow headed up the C-S-X corporation-
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((JOHN SNOW WILL BE A KEY ADVISOR ON THE ECONOMY AND A KEY ADVOCATE OF MY ADMINISTRATION'S AGENDA FOR GROWTH, NEW JOBS AND WIDER AND MORE INTERNATIONAL TRADE.)) [BUTT TO 1:33 ] ((JOHN SNOW: SHOULD THE UNITED STATES SENATE CONFIRM ME, I LOOK FORWARD TO JOINING YOUR ECONOMIC TEAM TO ADVANCE A PRO-GROWN, PRO-JOBS AGENDA.))
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If approved, he would replace Paul O'Neill who was forced out last week.
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Today is the federal deadline for hospitals and health departments nationwide to establish a plan of action...in the event of a small pox attack. Dr. Sean Kenniff joins us, with one hospital's preparation.
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(( IN THE EVENT OF A SMALLPOX ATTACK...HEALTH OFFICIALS IN MIAMI PLAN ON USING A METHOD THAT'S WORKED BEFORE ...RING VACCINATION....ISOLATING AND CONTAINING THOSE INFECTED WITH THE DISEASE...AND VACCINATING HEALTHCARE WORKERS. AT MIAMI'S JACKSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL...WE FOUND IT'S NO SIMPLE TASK, TO BE WELL PREPARED.

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"...for the prevaccination when the time comes...it would involve roughly 4000 employees..."
AND THE VACCINE ITSELF COULD BE DEADLY...ONE IN A MILLION WILL GET THE DISEASE... SO IT WOULD HAVE TO BE VOLUNTARY...BUT STRONGLY ENCOURAGED. NEWLY TRAINED AMBULANCE CREWS RADIO AHEAD...IN SUSPECTED CASES OF SMALLPOX...AND HEALTHCARE WORKERS IN PROTECTIVE SUITS NOW MEET THEM OUTSIDE.

SOT, KENNIFF ON CAMERA

"...if the diagnosis of small pox is suspected the patient is then taken from the ambulance into special areas of the emergency room, where a team of doctors specializing in smallpox containment is ready to take over."

SOT KENNIFF ON CAMERA

"...the patient would then be placed in designated negative airflow room...where all of the healthcare workers would be wearing a mask, and gown, and gloves."

SOT KENNIFF ON CAMERA

"...while probably not important for smallpox, there are decontamination showers...with a separate filtration system from the city's water, and over here we have special gurneys to take the injured to an isolation ward..."
THE WARD IS SELF-CONTAINED WITH IT'S OWN AIR SUPPLY. ALL LINENS AND TRASH WOULD BE INCINERATED.
THERE'S GAS MASKS AND A STATE OF THE ART COMMAND CENTER...WITH SUPERCOMPUTERS, PHONES, AND WALKIE TALKIES, LINKING DOCTORS AND FIRST REPONDERS TO EACH OTHER AND THE CDCTERMS.

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"...and there's always the possibility of quarantine...where no patients would be admitted, no patients discharged, and no staff would be going home...Dr. Sean Kenniff, CBS-News."

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Today in Sports, the local Civitan club is in the giving spirit. Mike Stevens tells us who the club is honoring after our look at the stock markets.
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[VO] Then a little bit later, what do you get when you mix a super spy, a boy magician and a mobster? We'll have the answer in our box office report.
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Still to come on the newscast, we will see who is college football's man of the year.
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Plus forget about leaving milk and cookies, we'll find out where Santa can get a slice of the world's largest Christmas cake.
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On Wall Street today, concerns about trouble in the Treasury department apparently hurt the stock markets today.
As Ed Crane tells us, United's bankruptcy did NOT help either.
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Good afternoon folks and welcome to the Monday sports ticker. It is the Christmas Season and we are here to hand out some awards this evening. And we begin locally - with the fruitcake folks.
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The Roanoke Civitan Club handed out its 52nd annual Sportsmanship award this afternoon. The Western Virginia football officials association votes on the winner each season and today Lord Botetourt and coach Keith Robinson were honored at the Patrick Henry Hotel.
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Lord Botetourt senior - Joe Park also was honored with the Civitan Club's $500 scholarship.
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And since we're in such a giving mood - let's hand out another football honor tonight - the NCAA division one player of the year award as voted on by the Associated Press.
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And surprise - it's not Dorsey or McGahee - it's Iowa's number 7, Brad Banks. He completed 155 of 258 passes for 2,369 yards, with 25 touchdowns and just four interceptions. He also ran for 387 yards and five scores. He was the nation's top rated passer as he led the Iowa Hawkeyes to an 11-and-1 record and the Orange Bowl. Amazingly, Banks never started a college game until this season.
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Not everyone can get presents today, however. Yesterday UCLA learned that it was playing in the Las Vegas Bowl, and today the school fired head football coach Bob Toledo.
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He coached the Bruins to a school record 20 game winning streak in 1997 and 1998, but since then the Bruins have gone 24-and-24. Not bad, but not good enough anymore for big time college football. The Bruins are 7-5 this season. UCLA boosters have reportedly pledged to pay the $1.3 million buyout of Toledo's contract.
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Now coming up at the top of the hour we will check in with Frank Beamer and Billy Hite and get their reaction on Tech's bowl destination in San Francisco. Both men were at Hargrave Military today for a special combine. That story and much more coming up at the top of the hour. Have a great night everybody. [GO TO BREAK]

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You may have heard of Christmas Stollen- the traditional German cake.
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Chances are you've never seen a Stolen like this one though.
This cake is so big, a horse drawn carriage pulled it through the streets of Dresden.
They call it the monster cake and with good reason.
The Stolen is four tons- made with more than one ton of flour, more than 13 hundred pounds of butter and 24 liters of rum.
We can't leave out the 2-million raisins.
The cake is fifteen feet long and six feet wide.
100 bakers across Dresden helped bake this cake.
Hopefully the stollen will steal the hearts of Germans, who are buying slices for three dollars a piece. The money will go to charity.
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James Bonds' "Die Another Day" still has a lot of life at the box office.
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The spy movie returned to the top of the weekend box office two weeks after its debut.
Last week it dropped to number two behind "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets."
But its 13 MILLION dollar weekend put him ahead of the boy magician who fell to number three.
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Billy Crystal and Robert De Niro's sequel "Analyze That" opened in second place with a little more than 11 MILLION dollars.
"Empire" and "Treasure Planet" round out the top five.
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