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Coming up on News 7-
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A want ad asking for a kidney is answered. How a man helps a five year old he doesn't even know.
The latest on the case of a missing pregnant woman in California.
Plus an unplanned cleanup near 581 when suds get out of hand.
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And we may see some flurries tonight.
News 7 is next.

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The Pentagon works on a massive deployment order that would move 70- to 80-thousand more troops into place to invade Iraq.
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The deployment would include everything from foot soldiers to fighter pilots to ammo handlers.
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[Iraq]


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The new orders to send the troops are expected to reach Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld early next week.
Meanwhile today President Bush was with troops in Texas giving them a pep talk.
Teri Okita has more on the buildup of troops.
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(( THOUSANDS OF U-S TROOPS ACROSS THE COUNTRY ARE PACKING UP AND READY TO MOVE OUT AND EACH DAY, MORE SOLDIERS ARE DEPLOYED. AT FORT HOOD, TEXAS, THE NATIONS LARGEST ARMY BASE, THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF DID A QUICK INSPECTION BEFORE JOINING SOLDIERS IN THE MESS TENT. Bush "I dont think Ill have any broccoli. TRACK: DURING THE PRESIDENTIAL VISIT MEANT TO BOOST MORALE BEFORE A POSSIBLE WAR WITH IRAQ MR. BUSH TOLD THE TROOPS: WE ARE READY. WE ARE PREPARED.
Bush: If force becomes necessary to secure peace, American will act deliberately, decisively prevail because we have the finest military in the world. (CHEERS) THE PRESIDENT SAID HE KNOWS THAT EVERY ORDER HE GIVES CAN BRING A COST, AND WHILE HE HASNT MADE ANY DECISIONS ABOUT WAR WITH IRAQ, THE SOLDIERS SEEM CONFIDENT FOR WHATEVER IS AHEAD. Sgt. Teresa Hardnett/Ft. Hood: Im a single parent. Im concerned about my son, but this is why I joined the military for my son, for my country. Staff Sgt. Gregory Tenore/Ft. Hood: Were trained, ready, and prepared if this is what we need to do. WHILE MR. BUSH HAS THE TROOPS BACKING, GETTING COOPERATION FROM OTHER WORLD LEADERS WONT BE AS EASY. U-S WAR PLANS CALL FOR MOVING AN ENTIRE ARMY DIVISION...UP TO 15-THOUSAND TROOPS, PLUS EQUIPMENT THROUGH TURKEY INTO NORTHERN IRAQ.BUT TURKEY HAS YET TO OFFER UP ITS MILITARY BASES, AIRSPACE, OR LOGISTICAL SUPPORT TO U-S TROOPS. AND THE U-S WANTS TO PLACE SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES IN JORDAN, BUT AGAIN, JORDAN HAS YET TO GIVE THE GO-AHEAD FOR U-S TROOP BUILD-UP. THE U-S CONTINUES TO PRESSURE BOTH COUNTRIES FOR THEIR ASSISTANCE.))

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Last night's warehouse fire may have been accidentally set by homeless people seeking shelter from the rain and cold.

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Arson investigators will be looking closely at the building, because all the utilities had been disconnected for awhile. City police believe the Evans Paint Company warehouse houses a good number of homeless people. In fact bedrolls are still laid out in rooms that were not consumed by fire last night. The blaze began in the front office... a complex of rooms that one criminal investigator says served as a homeless hotel. That one corner of the building sustained 100-thousand dollars in damage.
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[Power-Line]


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The battle over a proposed powerline in Southwest Virginia may end up in court.
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Opponents to the project plan are filing a last chance appeal to stop construction. The latest decision from the U-S Forestry Service this week gave the 90-mile powerline a green light.
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A Sierra Club spokesman says grounds for appeal include the national environmental act not being followed.
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((DAVE MUHLY/SIERRA CLUB; WE'RE PREPARED TO GO TO COURT IF WE NEED TO CERTAINLY WE WOULD LIKE TO SEE THIS END AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE WE WOULD LOVE TO HAVE THE REGIONAL FORESTER RULE IN FAVOR OF OUR APPEAL BUT WE CERTAINLY ARE READY TO TAKE IT FURTHER THAN THAT IF NEEDS BE.))
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The powerline would start in West Virginia and stretch through three Virginia counties. A-E-P says it hopes to start construction on the 287-million dollar project later this year.
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[Bedford-Fatal]


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A husband and wife were killed in a single-car crash in Bedford County this afternoon.
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The wreck happened on Route 122 just south of Big Island around three. 81 year old Bernard M. Snead Junior of Big Island was driving with his wife Mildred north on 122 when their car ran off the side of the road, hit a rock and flipped over.
Rescue crews spent twenty minutes getting the victims out of the car.
Mildred Snead was pronounced dead at the scene, Bernard Snead was airlifted to Roanoke Memorial Hospital where he died shortly before 6 o'clock this evening. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.
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[NY-Snow]


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Another powerful winter storm hit New York State today-- a little more than one week after the last big storm there.
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Meteorologists say parts of central New York could see well over a foot of snowfall by tomorrow afternoon, while eastern parts of the state could see more. Residents in central New York are still recovering from the storm that dumped two feet of snow Christmas Day. Parts of the Mohawk Valley got three or more. Weather officials say today's storm could bring as much as 18- inches of snow to several counties.
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[CVCC-Building]


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Help is on the way for high school grads in the Lynchburg area who are looking for careers in technology.
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State and local officials today broke ground on a 35-thousand square foot manufacturing technology center at Central Virginia Community College.
The facility will house state-of-the-art equipment to train students in various fields such as electronics, machine tools and engineering.
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((DARREL STAAT/CVCC PRESIDENT: OUR LABS WERE SMALL, THEY'RE CRAMPED AND THEY HAVE VERY OUTDATED EQUIPMENT THAT REALLY NEEDED TO BE UPGRADED. AND IT'S TAKEN US THIS LONG TO GET ALL THAT TOGETHER AND MAKE THAT HAPPEN.))
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Staat (staht) says the center will be the first of its kind in the area.
It should be finished by the Spring of 2004.
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Virginia's alcohol authority is the latest state agency to feel the effects of budget cuts.
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The Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control says its stores will now open at 11 in the morning rather than ten.
The move is to help the state save money and close a nearly "two billion dollar budget shortfall."
The change will save about 175-thousand dollars this fiscal year and about 325-thousand dollars next year.
A-B-C officials pushed for the later opening rather than cutting a day of operations from six a week to five.
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[Kidney-Transplant]


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Many people give donations to help others- but one man in the Midwest gave much more.
He responded to a want ad- and gave a kidney to a five year old girl in need.
Stacy Case explains.
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((INSIDE THIS MADISION, WISCONSIN HOSPITAL. TWO PERFECT STRANGERS ARE RECOVERING.

5 YEAR OLD ANGELA RUSHFORD. AND THE MAN WHO GAVE HER A KIDNEY, DAVID HARPER. DR HANS SOLLENGER/ UNIV OF WISCONSIN TRANSPLANT SURGEON: very very lucky situation that mr harper came forward. SUPER: RON RUSHFORD/ANGELA'S FATHER 16:38:41 he just said I want to help. he said if my child was sick. I wish somone would do the same for him. ANGELA WAS SUFFERING FROM POLYCISTIC RENAL FAILURE, SHE NEEDED A KIDNEY TO LIVE. HER MOTHER WAS SO DESPERATE, SHE PUT AN AD IN THE LOCAL NEWSPAPER. ALONGSIDE THE CARS AND BOATS, PATTY RUSHFORD ASKED FOR A KIDNEY. DAVID HARPER/KIDNEY DONOR: I don't think I could live with myself if something happened to her and I didn't do it. IN THIS INTERVIEW BEFORE FRIDAY'S SURGERY, HARPER SAID HIS FAITH LED HIM TO DONATE. DAVID HARPER/KIDNEYDONOR: My life is half way over, but she's 4 years old.. I mean she's got at least 70 years.. why not let her enjoy it and live a long and healthy life PATTY RUSHFORD/ANGELA'S MOTHER: he's the greatest TONY RUSHFORD/ANGELA'S FATHER: When I was a kid, spiderman was my hero. Now it's David Harper.
LIVING DONORS, LIKE HARPER, ARE INCREASINGLY FILLING THE ORGAN
SHORTAGE GAP. MORE THAN A DOZEN PEOPLE DIE WAITING FOR A TRANSPLANT EVERYDAY. THANKS TO A GENEROUS STRANGER--- THIS

IS ANGELA'S LUCKY DAY. SC, CBS NEWS.))
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Still to come, the man convicted of murdering 7 year old Danielle Van Dam is sentenced.
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and police ask for help in finding a pregnant California woman, missing since Christmas eve.
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[Westerfield]


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A California judge today sentenced David Westerfield to death for kidnapping and killing his seven- year- old neighbor.
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Westerfield was convicted of murdering Danielle Van Dam nearly a year ago. Today, he chose not to plead for his life or apologize to Danielle's family. He also showed no emotion as Danielle's parents made tearful statements before his sentencing.
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Brenda Van Dam says she and her lawyer are working to create a new California law named after Danielle. It would automatically make a person eligible for the death penalty for murdering a child.
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[Missing-Woman]


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California police are now looking for the public's help finding a pregnant woman who's been missing for ten days.


27-year old Laci Peterson was last seen Christmas Eve.
Police say they've received 14-hundred tips- and they've broadened the search to a seven county area.
Detectives are taking a closer look at Peterson's husband Scott Peterson.
(Sigh-min) Simon Perez reports from Berkely California.
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Police say they've ruled out two men who were arrested for burglary of the home next door to Laci Peterson.
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Still to come on the newscast, a local music festival is getting ready for an encore,
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and in Utah, rush hour and happy hour happened in the same place at the same time. We'll have the story coming up.
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[Floyd-Fest]


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Organizers of the Floyd World Music Festival say plans for a repeat performance next year are right in tune.
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The three day fall festival included workshops, an artists village, and a children's area along with hundreds of local and regional musicians and headliners. Organizers say this year's event will offer the same but with more workshops and late night music on the showcase stage, an expanded African Village and a repeat performance by the (kuh-SOON) Kusun Ensemble.
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Dozens of groups have already committed to performing at Floyd Fest 20-03 to be held in mid-August. They include The David Grisman Quintet, The Hackensaw Boys, Donna the Buffalo, John Brown's Body, and Speech from Arrested Development.
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[TAKE WDBJ7.COM FS 4472ESSC] For more information check out Floyd Fest's webpage. You can find a link on our webpage at wdbj7 dot com.
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[581-Suds]


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People who hope to keep the nation's roads clean probably did NOT have this in mind.
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Officials say a U-P-S package holding a five-gallon jug of liquid soap caused this bubbly mess. The box was dropped, soap leaked into a drain and thanks to today's wet weather, foam and suds came out on the side of the highway. The Department of Environmental Quality sent officials to the site. They said the substance was ordinary soap and not hazardous.
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[Utah-Cleanup]


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Alcohol flowed freely in Utah today, but it wasn't happy hour.
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A tractor- trailer carrying beer crashed just outside of Salt Lake City-- Kegs and cases of beer flew all over the the interstate giving cleanup crews a real headache. Both the semi and a van ended up on their sides, but no serious injuries were reported. Police are still investigating the accident.
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[S-PH]


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We begin tonight at Patrick Henry high school where the basketball had to take a bit of a back seat.
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The school welcomed its 2003 class of Hall of Fame inductees back on campus tonight. Berky Cundiff, Noble Marshall and Liz Wedemyer Moon were joined by John Newton from the Class of 77, and class of 92 star hoopster Troy Manns.
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The Patriots welcomed defending state champ Martinsville to town for the party and the Dogs made themselves at home with Andre Benton hitting this hoop. But Patrick Henry's Rujuan Johnson dishes to Cornelius Penn who hits the jumper from just inside the line. Derron Mitchell later gets the rock to Marquis Brandon. He drives in and knocks down the two pointer. But PH would prevail thanks to a game high 15 points from
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Andre Brewer. The Patriots improve to 6-and-3 with a 71-to-46 win.
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[S-Byrd]


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Over in Vinton tonight the Terriers of William Byrd hosted William Fleming in tight Blue Ridge tilt. The Colonels' Orlando Walker will find Cameron Johnson inside for the score and and Fleming gets on the board. Byrd has an answer with Tim Moore's pass to Kyle Allen. Allen spins and scores off the glass after a nice fake inside. Dwayne Preist drives, bobbles the ball. It's loose and Anthony Claytor finally gets it and drops in a deuce for the Colonels. But Byrd's Chris Lucas - who had 16 points also - makes an assist
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to Andy Fralin - who makes three point shooting look easy. Byrd knocks off Fleming 58-to-55.
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[S-Catholic]


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Roanoke Catholic continues to carry the banner for the Roanoke Valley with pride down in Charlotte. The Celtics beat Charlotte Christian 63-to-56 tonight in the Dell Curry Classic. Catholic will now play for the title tomorrow night at five against West Charlotte.

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The legendary Lefty Driesell - the man who graduated from Duke - worked for Ford - but then threatened to drive a Cadillac all across North Carolina when he finally won the ACC title is retiring after 41 years in the college ranks.


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The 71 year old Driesell announced his retirement today as head coach of Georgia State - effective immediately. Lefty is the fifth winningest coach in NCAA history. He is the only man to post 100 or more wins at four different schools - Davidson, Maryland, JMU, and Georgia State. Lefty missed last night's game with the flu. Assistant Michael Perry will take over the Georgia State program on an interim basis.
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The Roanoke Dazzle will open up a rare hoops and hockey doubleheader tomorrow at the Roanoke Civic Center. With more on that and the Dazzle's play so far this year, here's Steve Mason.
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((A 5 and 4 December was not exactly what the Dazzle wanted for Christmas, but it is a start and the players say the team is improving each game and each week. ((:)) ((STEVE MASON:)) ((CHRIS ZARA/ROANOKE CIVIC CENTER OPERATIONS:))
The civic center crew has just over three hours to remove the 110 by 60 foot basketball. Some sections of the hockey class are still intact and the remainder of the glass must be installed and the hockey team benches must be put in as well. The quick change requires more work and more bodies. ((:)) The Dazzle is playing team ball off the court, allowing the civic center to keep the intricate safety net intact. ((:))
The Dazzle will play the altitude with a new team president. The NBDL told news 7 sports Friday that Joe Preseren has been replaced by Dennis Robarge, who has been Roanoke's marketing and community relations director siting that the league needed to go in another direction. In Roanoke Steve Mason news 7 sports.))

[S-Express]


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The Roanoke Express BEAT Trenton tonight on the road. Tomorrow night the team returns to the Roundhouse as you just heard. When it arrives - head coach Perry Florio hopes to find some consistency.
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[S-BCS]


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The final college football game of the season is being played at this hour as Miami and Ohio State are battling for the national championship. The Buckeyes led the game 14-to-7 at the half thanks to three Miami turnovers in the first two quarters. Right now _____ leads it ___ to ___ in the fourth.


[Rolls-royce]


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It may say Rolls Royce on the outside, but this is a BMW on the inside.
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The new B-M-W made Rolls ... rolled out to the public today.
It is named the phantom and it is the first car made by BMW since it officially took over Rolls Royce from marquee competitor Volkswagen.
The new car has many luxury features including stagecoach style doors, umbrella stowage and a retractable "Spirit of Ecstasy" mascot.
It can accelerate from zero to sixty miles an hour in five point seven seconds.
It also has a system that allows the car to run on a flat tire for 100 miles at 50 miles an hour. (------------) The luxuries at a price of 382-thousand dollars per vehicle.