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Coming up on News 7 at 5, as diplomatic efforts on Iraq stall, the U-S tests the largest conventional bomb in its arsenal.
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Also we'll have reaction as Virginia Tech says it will no longer use race in deciding who gets into the college.
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Warmer than normal over the next few days and a chance for showers starting tomorrow night. Full forecast detail ahead.

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Also a Virginia Congressman apologizes for his comments concerning Jews and the possible war with Iraq.
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Another long term politician says he is NOT running for re-election.
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Plus musicians and theater owners make sure the neon lights are on, on Broadway. News 7 at 5 is next.

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An extension is in the works that would give Saddam Hussein more time to disarm.
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((THE PRESIDENT THINKS THERE IS A LITTLE MORE ROOM FOR DIPLOMACY.))
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Good Evening.
U-S and British officials are signaling that they would agree to a short extension of a deadline for Saddam to disarm or face war.
But just how long would the extension be? Some security council members want a 45 day delay- As Stacy Case reports, U-S officials say that's unacceptable.
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((A PLANNED VOTE ON TUESDAY DIDN'T COME-- REPLACED BY MORE DEBATE AT THE UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL. NOW COMES WORD, THE VOTE ON A NEW RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING WAR WITH IRAQ COULD COME LATER THIS WEEK, POSSIBLY THURSDAY. THE STRATEGIC DELAY IS DESIGNED TO HELP BRITISH PRIME MINISTER TONY BLAIR SAVE POLITICAL FACE AND GIVE PRESIDENT BUSH MORE TIME TO SELL THE IDEA. FRANCE AND RUSSIA HAVE PROMISED TO VETO THE RESOLUTION AND WANT A DEADLINE EXTENSION PAST MARCH 17TH.
SERGEY LAVROV/RUSSIAN FOREIGN MINISTER any resolution which contains ultimatum and automaticity for the use of force is unacceptable to us. MARTIN BELINGA-EBOUTOU/UN AMBASSADOR TO CAMEROON: We have proposed 45 days, but this is open to negotiation
ARI FLEISCHER/WHITE HOUSE SPOKESMAN The president thinks that there is a little room for a little more diplomacy. BUT THE WHITE HOUSE SAYS RUSSIA AND FRANCE WILL NOT GET THE 45 DAY DELAY THEY WANT.

MEANTIME, IN A SHOW OF CAPABILITY AND INTIMIDATION TUESDAY--- THE U-S

TESTED THE LARGEST BOMB IN ITS ARSENAL OFF THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE. DEFENSE SECRETARY DONALD RUMSFELD ACKNOWLEDGED IT WAS PART PROCEDURE, PART PSYCHOLOGICAL. DONALD RUMSFELD/DEFENSE SECRETARY:
The goal is to have the capabilities of the coalition so clear that there is an enormous incentive to not go to war STACY CASE/REPORTING IT'S NOT CLEAR WHAT EFFECT THAT SHOW OF MILITARY MIGHT WILL HAVE ON SADDAM. U-S OFFICIALS HAVE LONG SAID, SADDAM'S STRATEGY IS TO DRAG THIS OUT IN AN EFFORT TO WEAR DOWN THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY. THOUGH
HE HASN'T COMPLETELY ACCOMPLISHED THAT YET--- THE U-S AND GREAT BRITIAN

HAVEN'T COMPLETELY ACCOMPLISHED WHAT THEY SET OUT TO DO EITHER. STACY CASE CBS NEWS, AT THE UN.))

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A Black Hawk helicopter carrying 15 people crashed today near Ft. Drum, New York.
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The pentagon confirms rescue teams are headed to the crash site.
The chopper went down during a routine training missiong.
There is no word on casualities at this time.
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More criticism on comments by Northern Virginia Congressman Jim Moran.
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Moran is in hot water for telling a community forum that a war with Iraq would be less likely were if not for what he calls "the strong support of the Jewish Community."
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Today he met with Rabbi Bruce Aft of the Northern Virginia Hebrew Congress.
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((I REGRET HAVING SINGLED OUT ANY INDIVIDUAL RELIGIOUS COMMUNITY AND PARTICULARLY THE JEWISH COMMUNITY BECAUSE THE IT IS SOME OF THE MOST THE MOST ARTICULATE PEOPLE SPEAKING OUT AGAINST THE WAR ARE IN FACT JEWISH laders))
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The comments though are drawing fury from some Jewish leaders say because of the nature of the comments, it's too late to backpedal now.
Moran says he was just trying to show the impact religous leaders could have.
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((MORAN: IF ANY OF THE MAJOR RELIGIOUS AND POLITICAL AND SOCIAL INFLUENCES WERE IN AN ORGANIZED FASHION WERE TO COME OUT IN OPPOSITION CHANGE THE MAINSTREAM FEELING ABOUT THE WAR.))
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Others say it's not the first time the Alexandria congressman has made insensitive comments.
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Another local politician says his current term will be his last in office.
Fuzzy Minnix says he will not run for re-election to the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors.
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The Cave Spring Supervisor made the announcement this afternoon.
He said growing demands on his time, and the prospect of a contested campaign persuaded him to step aside.
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Minnix will complete his term which runs through the end of the year.
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No one has announced a campaign to succeed him, but three or four candidates are expected to compete for the Republican nomination.

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Virginia Tech is changing its policies on affirmative action.
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The university says it will no longer consider race, religion or gender as a factor in its admission or hiring process. The same also goes for awarding scholarships and financial aid. The university's board of visitors voted unanimously yesterday to approve the new policy, which is drawing mixed reaction from students.
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((3:20 I FEEL LIKE RACE SHOULD HAVE NEVER BEEN AN ISSUE WHEN ADMTTING STUDENTS I FEEL IT SHOULD ALL BE BASED ON THEIR QUALIFICATIONS 3:25))
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((WE ALREADY HAVE PROBLEMS WITH DIVERSITY HERE. WE ALREADY TRY TO HAVE COMMITTEES AND BOARDS ON DIVERSITY. IT'S A TOPIC THAT WE TALK ABOUT ALL THE TIME SO IF YOU TAKE RACE OUT OF IT THEN IT'S GOING TO BE EVEN WORSE AND LESS DIVERSE 2:00))

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University officials say it is still too early to say how soon the new policy will go into effect or what impact the it will have on minority recruitment.
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Coming up next, we'll tell you about a laser that can help remove unwanted hair from people of different skin colors.
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Also after several months of frustration, residents of Franklin County can stay close at home to renew their driver's licenses.
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Rocky Mount's DMV office reopened today with little fanfare and average-size crowds.
And that's exactly how customers liked it.
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The branch opened a week earlier than planned ... It is one of the three last offices reopening today.
Lines were short and there were plenty of empty seats.
After five months off, its six workers were glad to be back on the job... and customers weren't taking them for granted.
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((ROBERT DAILEY/MANAGER: EVERYBODY'S BEEN REAL HAPPY TO SEE US... GLAD FOR US TO BE BACK OPEN AGAIN. IT'S BEEN NICE. ))
((BRIAN WOOD/CUSTOMER: I THINK THIS IS AN AVERAGE DAY BY THE LOOKS OF IT. I'M GLAD THEY OPENED IT UP AGAIN. THAT'S WHAT IT'S ALL ABOUT. INSTEAD OF WAITING IN LINES, YOU GET TO GO IN AND DO YOUR BUSINESS AND GET OUT. ))
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The Rocky Mount office was one of 10 DMV service centers closed last fall because of budget cuts.
Outcry from citizens helped restore it.
It will be open every day of the week except Wednesday and Sunday.
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In health check tonight,
For men or women who want to get rid of unwanted hair on the face or body -- laser hair removal is an option.
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And as Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton tells us some newer lasers make the option available to more people
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That's right
Jean, Previously people with darker skin tones could not get laser hair removal.
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But technology has changed that making it any option for anyone as long as they don't have grey hair or blond hair to remove.
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For Michelle Hightower getting rid of unwanted hair is much than for appearance reasons. She suffers from ingrown hairs.
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((I HAD A CONTINUOUS PROBLEM FOLLICLES GETTING EFFECTED WHICH HAD CAUSED SEVERAL CYSTS. I HAD TO HAVE THREE SURGERIES TO HAVE THE CYSTS REMOVED AND IT JUST CONTINUED TO BE A PROBLEM)) [RUNS12]
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Hightower says laser hair removal is the only thing that has worked because it eliminates the hair follicle.
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((IN THE CASE OF HAIR REMOVAL THE THE WAVE LENGTH OF LIGHT IS VERY SIMILAR TO THE DARK COLOR OF THE HAIR. IF WE CAN HEAT A HAIR FOLLICLE WITH THE LIGHT WE CAN ELIMINATE THAT FOLLICLE PERMANENTLY)) [RUNS18]
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Laser hair removal works best on people who have light skin and dark hair --but with newer lasers people with darker pigments can get good results as well.
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This is Hightowers 7th session, but she says her last session was more than three month ago.
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The procedure can be slightly painful but patients do get numbing medicine. However, if the laser is too strong it can burn the skin. Doctor Page says that's why its important to get it done by a skilled person.
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Jean, The cost can range from a hundred dollars for the chin to nearly 500 dollars a session for the back.

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The music will go on in New York- Musicians on Broadway are heading back to work after a four day strike.
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Musicians and producers reached a tentative agreement after nearly 12 hours of negotiating.
At issue for musicians - the minimum number of musicians required for a broadway orchestra.
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Musicians said they need orchestra minimums to protect their artistic freedom.
Theater producers wanted no minimums.
The shutdown cost New York Businesses more than 7 million dollars and weekend box ofice losses are estimated at nearly five million.
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Coming up a little later in the newscast, we'll meet an inventor who wants to put a little spring in your step.
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Plus we'll tell you why a public polka has gotten this teenager in trouble.
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A teenager in Ohio is free once again to polka in public.
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The village council in Chagrin Falls has ruled that 16 year old Jacob Kouwe (COW) can play his accordian on the street.
Kouwe had two run-ins with police for playing polkas and hymns on his accordian on the village sidewalks. A coffee shop worker had complained he was soliciting, while a resident said the music was tacky.
The teen says he doesn't ask for money, but that some people drop cash in his accordian case.
Officers wondered if Kouwe was breaking local noise laws, but the council said the law did not apply to one person playing an accordian.
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Today in Sports, another state college decides if it will keep its basketball coach despite a losing record.
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Also we will meet a successful businessman who is using his retirement to invent some off the wall devices.
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Wall Street has extended its losing streak as the market tried but failed to recover some lost ground. As Alexis Christoforous tells us, bargain hunters couldn't gather enough steam to make a difference.
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WALL STREET ADDED TO YESTERDAY'S SELLOFF.. INVESTORS ARE TAKING A WAIT AND SEE ATTITUDE AS THE COUNTDOWN TO WAR CONTINUES...

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THE DOW SANK ANOTHER 44 POINTS

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THE NASDAQ GAVE BACK NEARLY 7.

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OIL WAS BACK IN THE SPOTLIGHT.. OPEC MINISTERS AGREED TO KEEP OIL OUTPUT QUOTAS UNCHANGED ..BUT AT THEIR MEETING IN VIENNA, OPEC MEMBERS SAID IT THEY ARE COMMITTED TO PREVENTING ANY OIL SHORTAGE IN THE EVENT OF WAR WITH IRAQ.

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FORMER IMCLONE CEO SAM WAKSAL WILL PAY MORE THAN 8-HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS IN A PARTIAL SETTLEMENT OF INSIDER TRADING CHARGES. WASKAL ALSO AGREED TO NEVER AGAIN BE AN OFFICER OF A PUBLIC COMPANY.

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55 YEAR OLD WAKSAL is at the center of an insider-trading scandal that involved family and friends, including home decorating maven Martha Stewart. LAST WEEK, WASKAL ADMITTED THAT HE AVOIDED PAYING SALES TAXES ON 15 MLN DOLLARS OF ART PURCHASES.

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AIRLINE STOCKS LOST ALTITUDE..

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AMERICAN AIRLINES SANK 30 PERCENT AS TALK OF POSSIBLE BANKRUPTCY HEATS UP. DELTA AIRLINES WARNED THAT WAR WORRIES AND HIGHER FUEL COSTS WILL HURT ITS BOTTOMLINE. AFTER THE PERSIAN GULF WAR IN 1991, PAN AM, EASTERN AIRLINES AND MIDWAY ALL FILED FOR BANKRUTPCY AND ULTIMATELY LIQUIDATED..

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FOR ALL THE AFTER THE BELL ACTION CLICK ON CBS.MW.COM ..

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AT THE NASDAQ I'M AC IN NEW YORK.
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Good afternoon folks and welcome to the Tuesday ticker. At least for now, the domino effect in college basketball in the Commonwealth has been halted. After Ricky Stokes was fired yesterday at this hour -
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there was concern and reason to believe that JMU would give the ax to Sherman Dillard today. However, the James Madison administration has decided to hang on to the Bassett native and former JMU star for at least another year. In his six seasons at JMU - Dillard is just one game above 500 at 87 wins and 86 losses with no postseason appearances. The decision apparently came down to money or a lack of it. JMU would have had to pay Dillard $260 thousand bucks to buy out his contract.
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Stokes' dismissal has put Jim Weaver back on the hardwood in search of a replacement. He indicated both during his news conference yesterday and on the Tech radio show last night that he wants someone with head coaching experience. However, he does seem willing to make an exception.
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Weaver would like to have a new coach in place in two to four weeks. The process will move quickly because he is a one man search committee - answering only president Charles Steger.

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On the women's front - Duke's Gail Goestenkors certainly doesn't have to worry about job security.
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Last night her Blue Devils won the ACC championship and today she was named the conference's coach of the year for the fifth time in 8 seasons. Duke is 31-and-1 this season, and her teams have won 43 straight ACC games.
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One more honor like this one and she will tie UVa's Debbie Ryan - who holds the record with 6 ACC coach of the year honors.

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The Baltimore Orioles made a trade this afternoon with the Colorado Rockies.
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The O's send first baseman - outfielder Chris Richard and some good old cash to the Rockies for power hitting outfielder Jack Cust. Richard missed the first four months of last season recovering from left shoulder surgery. He hit .232 with four homers and 21 R-B-I's.
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The 24 year old Cust hit 23 homers in Triple A ball last year, and in 35 games in the majors he has a homer and 8 rbis. Coming up tonight at the top of the hour - the Roanoke Express is home tonight playing the first of three home games this week. Tonight's skate with the Checkers faces off at 7:05. We'll have the latest edition of Roundhouse wrapup for you tonight on News 7 at six, plus an update on Perry Florio in Alaska. Take care everybody and pleasant evening. [GO TO BREAK]

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To many people, retirement means lot of time for leisure activities.
But to one Utah inventor, it means time to explore new things... many new things.
Peter Rosen has more.
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