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First they closed.. Now many of Virginia's DMV offices could be opening again.
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It's one highlight of the Governor's state of the commonwealth address.
The latest on the US-Airways flight that crashed in Charlotte- plus we'll hear from one man who missed the flight. The flight started in Lynchburg.
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News 7 is next.

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((IF YOU APPROVE MY PLAN THE CLOSED DMV OFFICES WILL REOPEN. APPLAUSE))
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Governor Mark Warner says despite the most serious fiscal crisis in modern Virginia history, he's found enough money to reopen 12 D-M-V offices.
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((I THINK THAT'S GREAT NEWS AND THE SOONER THE BETTER. ))
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Virginia's governor says now is the time to make changes that will improve the way the state is run down the road.
Governor Mark Warner told lawmakers tonight in his State of the Commonwealth address that the state has faced the most serious fiscal crisis in modern history.
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Meghan Muldoon is at the capitol with more on his speech and reaction to it.
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(( Lawmakers gave Governor Warner a warm welcome as he asked them to tackle the state's multi- billion dollar shortfall through sweeping reforms in state government.
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Warner presented an upbeat outlook for Virginia's budget problems which seemed to puzzle even fellow Democrats.
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Republicans applauded the Governor's commitment to protect funding for education and his decision to balance the budget without tax increases.
But when Warner announced he found funds from a recent settlement to reopen the twelve D-M-V offices he closed in the fall, the gloves came off.
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Although Warner left the lawmakers with a view of what is to come, Republican say he left just as many questions behind.

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[DMV-Offices]


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News that 12- of the state's D-M-V offices could re-open is being met with relief but also a little skepticism.
In our area-- if the governor's plan is approved offices in Bedford and Rocky Mount would be back in business.
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Teresa Hamilton was in Rocky Mount earlier tonight to see what folks there had to say about the Governor's announcement. Jean, everyone we spoke with tonight was excited by the news--
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but some were also a little hesitant because it's not yet a done deal.
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((DAVID TANKS, JR./FRANKLIN CO. RESIDENT: I THINK HE SHOULDN'T HAVE CLOSED IT IN THE FIRST PLACE BECAUSE I'M TIRED OF DRIVING TO ROANOKE, IT'S THE DRIVING PLUS THE LINE TOO. )) [RUNS10]
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David Tanks, Junior is hopeful Franklin County will soon regain its D-M-V office in Rocky Mount. Tanks had to travel to Roanoke for his last trip to the D-M-V where he stood in line for two hours. It's a trip Brian Lynch knows all too well.
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((BRIAN LYNCH/FRANKLIN CO. RESIDENT: I HAD TO DRIVE TO ROANOKE TO GET MY LICENSE BACK RIGHT AFTER IT WAS DONE ACTUALLY, I HAD TO WAIT IN LINE FOR LIKE AN HOUR AND A HALF, I BOUGHT A BOOK RIGHT BEFORE AND READ IT. )) [runs12]
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But trips like that could soon be just a memory. Governor Warner told lawmakers tonight-- he wants to re-open the state's 12 D-M-V offices using money recently received from a ten million dollar settlement from major Wall Street Banks.
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((JEFF SCOTT/FRANKLIN CO. RESIDENT: I THINK THAT'S GREAT NEWS AND THE SOONER THE BETTER, AND WE'LL JUST HAVE TO WAIT AND SEE IF THEY DO OPEN IT, PROMISES ARE GREAT BUT I WANT TO SEE RESULTS.)) [RUNS09]
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Warner says re-opening the offices will not solve problems with customer service.
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He says to help alleviate long lines and other problems... D-M-V reforms he's already outlined, designed to save money and improve customer service will remain in place.

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Governor Warner and the state budget were in the spotlight tonight, but the opening day of the General Assembly Session also brought new leadership in the house of delegates and a new member from Western Virginia.
Joe Dashielll has that part of the story.
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For an outsider's view of tonight's speech and the upcoming session, Keith Humphry and Shannon Young sat down with our political expert Doctro Tom Morris.
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The so called black boxes have been recovered from the U-S Airways flight that went down in Charlotte.
All 21 people aboard the plane died when the plane crashed this morning.
The plane actually started the day in Lynchburg, but all of the people on that flight got off the plane in Charlotte-
Aleen Sirgany has the latest.
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((THE VOICE AND FLIGHT DATA RECORDERS RECOVERED FROM THE CRASH SITE WERE FLOWN TO WASHINGTON DC TONIGHT FOR ANALYSIS. INVESTIGATORS HOPE THE BLACK BOXES WILL PROVIDE ANSWERS NOT FOUND IN THE GRUESOME WRECKAGE. JOHN GOGLIA/NTSB: U.S. AIRWAYS EXPRESS FLIGHT 54-81 ... HAD JUST TAKEN OFF FROM CHARLOTTE ... WHEN THE PILOT REPORTED SOME KIND OF TROUBLE. THE COMMUTER PLANE VEERED SHARPLY TO THE LEFT ... CLIPPED THE CORNER OF A HANGAR ... AND BURST INTO FLAMES. ALL 21 PEOPLE ON BOARD WERE KILLED. WITNESSES WATCHED IN DISBELIEF. TRACY WRIGHT/WITNESS: "When I saw it start climbing real steep, I said this can't be right. Then it went straight up -- and by then I was just stopped on the road -- and it went straight over." A NEARBY WORKER SHOT THIS VIDEO MOMENTS AFTER THE PLANE WENT DOWN. voice of DAVID ISOLA/WITNESS: "The grass was on fire. They were even spraying cars in the parking lot because debris had gone into the parking lot."

TRANSPORTATION OFFICIALS SAY THE CRASH COULD HAVE BEEN CAUSED BY PILOT ERROR, JAMMED CONTROLS, WAKE TURBULENCE, FAULTY INSTRUMENTS, OR OVERLOADING. BUT RIGHT NOW, THEY'RE FOCUSING ON POSSIBLE ENGINE FAILURE. TWELVE YEARS AGO, A SIMILAR TURBOPROP LOST AN ENGINE ON TAKE-OFF IN THE PHILIPINES -- ROLLED OUT-OF-CONTROL -- AND CRASHED ... ALSO KILLING 21 PEOPLE. INVESTIGATORS MUST NOW DETERMINE IF THE SAME THING HAPPEN HERE. JOHN GOGLIA/NTSB: ACCORDING TO F-A-A RECORDS, THIS PLANE WASN'T PROBLEM-FREE. ITS RIGHT ENGINE ONCE LOST OIL PRESSURE WHILE IN-FLIGHT. THE AIRLINE ALSO REPORTED A LEAKING FUEL PUMP AND PROBLEMS WITH THE LANDING GEAR. ALEEN SIRGANY, CBS NEWS, CHARLOTTE.))


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A 21-year old nurse from Roanoke happened to have a roof-top vantage point when the plane went down in Charlotte this morning.
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Erin Murphy had just finished the drive from Roanoke to Charlotte, arriving just as flight 54-81 was taking off. She was taking her boyfriend to catch a flight to Michigan. They had reached the top floor of an open- deck parking garage when they noticed something unusual about the U-S Airways commuter plane.
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((ERIN MURPHY/PLANE CRASH WITNESS; JUST LIKE A ROCKET, STRAIGHT UP IN THE AIR. I LIVE NEAR THE AIRPORT AND THAT'S NOT RIGHT. THEN IT FLIPPED OVER AND WENT BACK DOWN. MY HEART STOPPED.))
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Murphy lives in Northeast Roanoke- -barely a mile from the end of the runway at Roanoke Regional Airport. Though shaken by what they both saw, her boyfriend, Toby Witkege (WIT-kedge) went through with his flight to Grand Rapids.
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One man who was supposed to be on Flight 54-81 never made it on board.
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Chris Canney missed his connection because of a problem with his luggage.
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((CHRIS CANNEY/MISSED FLIGHT: I HAVE TO THANK GOD I WASN'T ON THAT PLANE. I DIDN'T GO TO CHURCH THIS WEEK. I'LL GO TWICE THIS WEEK TO MAKE UP FOR IT.))
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Canney started out the day in Newport News and he was supposed to connect to the Greenville bound plane in Charlotte.
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The plane that crashed flew its first trip of the day from the Lynchburg Regional Airport.
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The Beechcraft 19-hundred aircraft flew out of Lynchburg around 6:15 this morning and landed in Charlotte about an hour later.
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((MARK COURTNEY/LYNCHBURG REGIONAL AIRPORT MANAGER; AFTER ARRIVAL AT CHARLOTTE, AND ALL OF OUR PASSENGERS DEPLANED THE AIRCRAFT, THAT THAT WAS REDESIGNATED FLIGHT AS FLIGHT 5481, AND THAT WAS THE AIRCRAFT THAT CRASHED ON DEPARTURE TO GREENVILLE/SPARTANBURG.))
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Mesa Air, the parent company of the operator of the USAirways Express flight, confirmed that NONE of the 15 passengers or the 2 crew members continued on the Greenville flight.
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Authorities in Turkey are also trying to figure out why a plane crashed.
More on that when News 7 returns.
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Plus a skinhead leader is charged with plotting the murder of a federal judge.
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((Hey, folks - Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office - as Fleming and PH play a classic double overtime thriller tonight on Ferncliff. Duke overcomes an aggressive Georgetown team to remain unbeaten. Suggs and St. Clair are stepped up for the areas youth. While Boldin is bolting FSU and we're on the mat tonight on the Big 7.))

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75 people were killed today in a plane crash in Turkey.
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A Turkish Airlinies flight split apart in flames and crashed just short of a fog covered runway in southeastern Turkey .
People lined up outside hoping to find out if there were survivors.
Four people did survive the crash and were rushed to a nearby hospital.
The plane was a four engine aircraft built by British Aerospace.
Several flights were cancelled last week due to poor runway conditions.
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A police officer, two firefighters and a heroic stranger are being credited with saving five people from a burning house in Martinsville.
Police say Officer Robert Smith was on patrol at about 2 A-M when he noticed a house burning on Moss Street.
The people inside the house were asleep.
Smith and an unknown man who rushed to help entered the house and got four people out safely.
Martinsville firefighters Brad Bean and John Kaccor (KAY-ZER) went in and rescued another man who was overcome by smoke.
Firefighters are still investigating the cause of the fire... and they hope to find the brave citizen who helped so they can thank him.

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Bob Goodlatte got the powerful promotion he'd been hoping for tonight.
The House Republican Conference elected him to serve as Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee

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An avowed white supremacist from Illinois is behind bars- charged with trying to arrange the murder of a federal judge.
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Matthew Hale was arrested as he entered the federal courthouse in Chicago today in a trademark infringement suit.
Prosecutors say Hale tried to get another individual to kill the U-S district judge presiding in the trademark infringement case.
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((PATRICK J. FITZGERALD/U. S. ATTORNEY; IF YOU THINK YOU CAN DO IT ONE ON ONE, OR YOU CAN DO IT IN A GROUP OR DO IT THROUGH THE INTERNET, OR IN PERSON, THAT SOMEHOW THERE IS A LOOP HOLE IN THE LAW, THE BOTTOM LINE IS IF YOU ARE TRYING TO CONVINCE SOMEONE TO KILL SOMEONE, THAT'S A CRIME AND WE'LL PROSECUTE IT.))
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Hale is the leader of a White supremacists group known as the World Church of the Creator.
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Fog and ice combine to cause a 59 vehicle pile-up.
We'll show you next on News 7.
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Plus a protective vest saves a police officers life... but not from a bullet.
We'll explain.
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A police officer's bulletproof vest saved his life... but not from a bullet.
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Officer Mark Terveer was responding to a call when he lost control of his vehicle and slammed into a wooden fence and a tree.
A part of the fence jammed through the passenger side of the car and the bulletproof vest Terveer was wearing kept that peice of wood from impaling him, which could have caused serious injuries.
Rescue crews had to cut through the car before they could get the officer out.
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((JIM TWYMANN/COLLINSVILLE FIRE CHIEF. THE POLICE OFFICER WAS TRAPPED IN THE VEHICLE BOTH OF HIS FEET WERE ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE BRAKE PEDAL AND ONE WAS ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE EMERGENCY BRAKE... THE CORNER POST HAD BEEN ROLLED IN ON TOP OF HIM.))
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The only injuries Officer Terveer had were a broken foot, and a sprained ankle. He is recovering in the hospital.

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Weather was a factor in a string of crashes on a Utah interstate.
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14 accidents in all involving 59 vehicles were reported.
No one was killed, but 11 people were taken to the hospital with injuries, four seriously.
The accidents happened along a six mile stretch of Interstate 80.
Police say fog and black ice were factors.
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Fleming and PH duel tonight in the Star City. Duke gets a real test in its first game of year at number one. And Suggs and St. Clair are teaming up for area kids, But first tonight's Extra Point -
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Florida State receiver Anquan Boldin will pass up his senior year to enter the NFL draft. Boldin caught 62 passes for 977 yards and 12 touchdowns this past season. He also threw for one touchdown and caught a pass for another score during part of the Sugar Bowl loss to Georgia in New Orleans on Jan. 1. And speaking of Georgia - the Bulldogs' big running back Musa Smith also announced tonight that he is leaving school early to enter the NFL draft. He had 1300 yards rushing this season.
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We begin this segment with a thriller in the battle for Star City bragging rights as Fleming hosted Patrick Henry right in the Digital Broadcast Center's backyard.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Patriots vs. Colonels; :00]

The Fleming Gym was a complete sell-out last night in fact police had to turn away cars at the gate. Fleming would keep the home crowd hopping as Dwayne Priest drains a three to give the Colonels a seemingly safe 42-to-30 lead in the third quarter. But PH would battle back with a wicked comeback led by Melvin Smith - the senior guard crosses over and puts the Patriots on top by one with 13 seconds to play in regulation. PH would shoot for the win, but Marlon Kemp would got for the block and get whistled for the foul. It's enough to make a brother pull up his shorts. We're headed to overtime tied at 56. In the first extra period - with 35 seconds left PH is again down by 2 and off the inbounds, Dujuan Johnson's lob to Cornelius Penn goes down and sends the game to a second OT tied at 63. In the second overtime - PH is down by three points with 13 seconds to play. Johnson will get fouled with four seconds to go. He makes the first and intentionally misses the second, but
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Fleming scrambles for the rebound and the Colonels win it in double overtime 73-to-70.
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JJ Redick and the Duke Blue Devils played their first game since earning the nation's number one ranking last night as they hosted Georgetown.
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The Duke students were back on campus, but Georgetown was able to hold JJ completely scoreless in the first half as they led the Blue Devils. But the second half was another story altogether as JJ, Chris Duhon and Dahntay Jones turned up the heat on the Hoyas. Jones had
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22 while JJ finished with 13 points as Duke beats Georgetown 93-TO-86
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Roanoke College stepped out of the ODAC last night and traveled to Boston to play Harvard. And the boys in button downs got more than they bargained for when they scheduled this game. Josh Foster scored 22 points and Roanoke almost beats Harvard last night falling 93-to-88.
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The Virginia Tech men were on the road last night in Philly playing Villanova in their Big East opener. The Hokies took Villanova to overtime, but come up short losing to the Wildcats 92 to 81.

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High school wrestling tonight in the area as Hidden Valley high school played host to four team meet.
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The Titans were joined in Roanoke County by Cave Spring, Blacksburg and the powerful Christiansburg Blue Demons. Christiansburg was the only team to go unbeaten as the Blue Demons handily beat the Knights and the Indians. Cave Spring got a win over Hidden Valley while the Titans were able to beat Blacksburg. But without question the district and regional titles will again be in Christiansburg's firm grasp until further notice.
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Also, tonight Patrick Henry pinned Franklin County with a 40-to-33 win. It's the Patriots' first win over the Eagles in 20 years.

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Lee Suggs and John St. Clair - two Colonels - who played their college ball at Tech and UVa are back on the same team. Steve Mason tells us how their reunion benefits area youth.
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[SUPER=01-Lee Suggs/22 Touchdowns & 1,325 Rushing Yards; :24]
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[SUPER=01-Bo Patrick/Celebrity Football Camp Coordinator; :43]
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((The college arch rivals held their first meeting as teammates again Wednesday at Corn Beef and Company to begin organizing their Celebrity football camp for kids. Suggs, who has been involved in community functions like DARE graduation, and St. Clair will combine forces with former UVa star and now Baltimore Ravens linebacker Shannon Taylor and his camp that was held at Patrick Henry high school this past summer. ((:)) ((:)) ((:))
While they are excited about the camp, both have other pressing issues right now. St. Clair is a restricted free agent and the St. Louis Rams still have his rights. ((:))
Suggs will begin working out for the NFL combine that kicks off in March in Indianapolis next week. His goals will be to lower his 40 yard dash time and to get stronger in the weight room. Lee is racking his brain this week trying to decide on an agent. Suggs has received at least 75 emails and some video presentations from potential agents and financial advisors.)) ((:)) ((STEVE MASON:))