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Today on News 7, authorities say a crime spree is ended after a man is arrested in Central Virginia.
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Plus firefighters are afraid high winds could cause a brush fire to spread.
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High winds remain the big weather story into the evening hours. A cold and breezy forecast is up for Friday.

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Health officials say we should be prepared for a bad and long flu season.
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[VO-NAT]


The trial for one of the accused Washington snipers could be over soon.
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Also a Roanoke native is about to make his debut in the N-F-L. News 7 at 5 is next.

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Wind gusts of up to 60-miles an hour are taking a toll on trees.
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V-DOT reports numerous trees down with the hardest hit areas including Roanoke, Botetourt and Wythe Counties.
This tree at 18th and Melrose in Roanoke fell this morning, taking power lines with it. And a power outage near Brambleton Avenue and Overland blacked out traffic lights, giving one police officer an opportunity to brush up on his directing skills. A-E-P says about one thousand households in the Roanoke district are without power, down from about 3-thousand this morning. A spokesman says scattered outages are expected as long as the wind continues.
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The high winds have firefighters in Giles County concerned.
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They've been battling a small brush fire on Big Falls Road all day.
Investigators believe a train may have started the 3-acre fire. Firefighters have put the flames out several times, but the rough terrain and 30-mile an hour winds are making it hard to keep out. The fire is contained right now, but crews will remain on the scene throughout the night in case it flares up again.
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A power outage knocked WDBJ off the air for about 45 minutes today.
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It struck just four minutes before the noon newscast.
Power supplied to the station by A-E-P went out and our back-up power kicked in.
THEN a transfer switch on THAT system malfunctioned.
The noon news crew stood by while engineers worked to restore the emergency power.
They got it back just after 12:45, allowing Leo Hirsbrunner to explain the situation to viewers.
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A tractor-trailer wreck is slowing traffic on I-81 near Salem.
The accident at mile-marker 138 has closed one of the northbound lanes, and the shoulder.
Officials say it should be cleared up in about an hour.

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A three-jurisdiction manhunt ends with the capture of a man accused of committing a 24-hour crime spree throughout central Virginia.
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Police say the suspect in this photo robbed two convenience stores in the Lynchburg area, then made his way up Route 29 into Nelson County.
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After attempting to steal a car from the owner of this store, the suspect ran and was spotted by police around 6 a-m.
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((GARY BRANTLEY/NELSON CO. SHERIFF: THEN A DEPUTY ARRIVED ON THE SCENE AND HE RAN FROM HIM. ANOTHER DEPUTY CAUGHT HIM ON 29 AND THEY HAD AN ALTERCATION THERE IN WHICH THEY WERE FIGHTING OVER THE DEPUTY'S GUN. HE AGAIN GOT AWAY AND RAN ACROSS 29.))
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Dog tracking teams were brought in and police arrested the suspect just after two.
They have not yet released his name or the charges he's facing.
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The search for a man suspected in a drive-by shooting last week in Bedford County brought police to Campbell County this morning.
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Officers surrounded this apartment building on Timberlake Road around nine this morning after a Bedford County investigator spotted the suspect's car in the parking lot.
A SWAT team was called in to enter Apartment 3-B, but the man they were looking for.. 21-year-old Brandon McDaniel.. was "not" inside.
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((COLIN BYRNE/BEDFORD CO. SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT: BECAUSE THERE'S A FIREARM INVOLVED AND THERE'S A SHOOTING SO WE TAKE A LOT OF PRECAUTIONS HERE, WE DON'T WANT ANYONE ELSE GETTING HURT, WHETHER IT'S US OR ANYONE ELSE.))
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Authorities say McDaniel and two others were involved in a drive-by shooting on Blackwater Road last Thursday.
McDaniel is being sought on attempted murder and attempted capital murder warrants.
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The jury could get the case later today in the trial of alleged sniper mastermind John Muhammed.
Prosecutors have finished their closing arguments saying Muhammed was a cold blooded murderer who wanted to extort millions.
Stacy Case is at the court house in Virginia Beach with the latest.
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(( A TRAIL OF TERROR AND GRIEF COULD MAKE ITS FINAL STOP IN VIRGINIA BEACH AS 12 JURORS DECIDE THE FATE OF ELDER SNIPER SUSPECT, JOHN ALLEN MUHAMMAD.
DURING TWO HOURS OF CLOSING ARGUMENTS, PROSECUTER RICHARD CONWAY REMINDED JURORS THAT ONE OF THE 10 VICTIMS WAS A WAR VETERAN WHO RETURNED HOME ONLY TO BE KILLED BY QUOTE "TERRORISTS."
OVER THE LAST THREE WEEKS--- JURORS HAVE HEARD EMOTIONAL

TESTIMONY. THEY'VE SEEN THE GUN. AND PEEKED INSIDE THE SO-CALLED SNIPER'S NEST. PROSECUTOR CONWAY REMINDED JURORS THE CHEVY CAPRICE WAS AN INSTRUMENT OF DEATH. AND ONCE AGAIN, PROSECUTORS PLAYED RECORDINGS THEY SAY PROVE MUHAMMAD TRIED TO EXTORT $10 MILLION DOLLARS FROM THE SNIPER TASK FORCE.
THE DEFENSE TRIED ONE LAST TIME TO DISCREDIT THE MOUNTAIN OF EVIDENCE AGAINST THEIR 42 YEAR OLD CLIENT. IN CLOSING ARGUMENTS, MUHAMMAD'S ATTORNEY URGED JURORS TO KEEP AN OPEN MIND. IN A RELATED DEVELOPMENT, AN 11TH HOUR REVELATION SHOWING GOVERNMENT WITNESS, ED BENDER, USED RACIAL REMARKS IN THE PAST WILL NOT HAVE AN
IMPACT ON THIS TRIAL---- BUT COULD BE USED BY THE DEFENSE LATER, IF

NECESSARY, DURING APPEAL OR SENTENCING. EVEN BEFORE THE VERDICT, A VIRGINIA CONGRESSMAN PREDICTED THE OUTCOME..... -- THE DEFENSE HE SAYS IS OUTMATCHED. . CONGRESSMAN ED SCHROCK/(R) VIRGINIA Everything i saw leading up to this and in the dc and virginia area leading up to this would indicate they did STACY CASE CBS NEWS VIRGINIA BEACH.))

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Meanwhile in another Virginia courtroom.. the case of the accused triggerman Lee Malvo goes on.
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Prosecutors call the 18 year old a clever, smart killer- saying he talked casually of destroying the lives of innocent people.
But the defense says Malvo was manipulated by John Muhammed.
He says his client was left alone by his mother and craved a father figure- when he met Muhammed.
After opening statements the trial is now in recess until Monday.
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Coming up next on the newscast, the judge at the center of the 10 commandments controversy learns if he will keep his job.
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Also one of country music's best known divas is arrested. We'll tell you why after the break.
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Alabama's Chief Justice has been removed from office- in the controversy over the Ten commandments.
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A judiciary panel made its ruling today after a one day trial.
Moore had defied a court order to remove the ten commandments monument from its public spot at the court house earlier this year.
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((VOICE OF WILLIAM THOMPSON/ALABAMA COURT OF JUDICIARY: ALL OF THE OFFICERS OF THE GOVERNMENT FROM THE HIGHEST TO THE LOWEST ARE CREATURES OF THE LAW AND ARE BOUND TO OBEY IT.))
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Moore says he'll announce next week whether he'll fight the order removing him from office.
The penalty from the State Court of the Judiciary was the harshest one available.
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((I HAVE NO REGRETS. I DID WAS I WAS SWORN TO DO. APPLAUSE.))
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Moore says he was simply acknowledging God by defying the court order.
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The flu is hitting Virginia hard.
The state health department is reporting a higher-than-normal number of flu cases.
It says it usually doesn't confirm the start of the flu season until December, January, or even February.
The department does NOT have specific numbers of flu cases, but it has confirmed some cases and several reports of the flu in different parts of the state.
The early start to the flu season could mean a longer-than-usual or more severe season.

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She's was one of the first people with Down Syndrome to run for public office. And now Nannie Sanchez is on a world wide campaign as an advocate for people with disabilities.
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Today she was in Salem for a special conference --Joy Sutton joins us with details.
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Jean,
Sanchez spoke this afternoon at the Third Annual Special Needs Symposium.
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The confernce brings together families, educators and professionals to discuss issues facing children with special needs. And Sanchez had a message for them all.
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(( Nannie Sanchez speaks with a passion. She's on a mission to let the world know that people with disablities can achieve.
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((I HAVE VOICE, AND I HAVE MY MIND AND MY SOUL. AND TO PUT INTO WORDS I DESCRIBE MYSELF AS PASSIONATE I AM )) [RUNS11]
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She not only has her own talk show, she is a community college graduate. And three years ago she ran for public office for the democratic nomination for the state board of education --and got 36 percent of the vote.
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((PEOPLE WITH DOWN SYNDROM NEVER RUN FOR OFFICE AND I'M THE ONLY ONE TO RUN FOR OFFICE)) [RUNS07]
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Sanchez credits much of her success to her mother --who has always been by her side.
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((THEY TOLD ME NANNIE WOULD NEVER WALK OR TALK AND LOOK AT HER TODAY 27 SHE CAN DO ANYTHING SHE WANTS AND THAT HOW I'VE COMMITTED MYSELF. I TREAT HER LIKE A NORMAL PERSON)) [RUNS12]
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And that's how Sanchez wants the world to see others with disabilities --as people who if given the chance can succeed just like her.
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((DON'T PUT THEM IN A BOX. WE HAVE TO HAVE A GREAT OUTLOOK ON LIFE)) [RUNS06]
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Sanchez is 28 year old and she is from Albuquerque, New Mexico. She travels around the nation and world advocating for people with disabilities.
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Jean,

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Police in Nashville, Tennessee have arrested Wynonna Judd.
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They charged the country singer with driving under the influence.
An officer clocked her Land Rover going 47 miles an hour in a 30-mile-an-hour zone early this morning.
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The arrest report says the singer consented to a breath test after police smelled alcohol and noticed her watery eyes and dilated pupils.
Reports say Judd registered more than twice the legal limit of point OH- eight.
She told police she didn't remember how many drinks she'd had.
She's been released on bond.
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There's more news 7 to come. Up next Robin Reed will have our detailed forecast. TO COMMERCIAL BREAK

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Coming up a little later in the newscast, we'll see a fashion show where the clothes are all made out of candy,
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and in Sports, Roanoke native Lee Suggs could play in his first N-F-L game very soon.
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Good afternoon everybody, welcome to your windy ticker. Virginia and Maryland kick it off at 7:45 tonight from Byrd Stadium. The Cavaliers are in a must win spot in a wide open ACC race.
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Roanoke native Lee Suggs could get into his first NFL game this Sunday against Arizona.
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He started practicing October 28th and the Browns activated Suggs yesterday. The former William Fleming and Virginia Tech standout was drafted in the fourth round, Suggs has been on the Physically Unable to Perform list, due a shoulder injury.
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The ODAC Women's Basketball Media Day took center stage in Salem. Defending league champ Randolph-Macon is the preseason pick to take the hardware again. Travis Wells has more.
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((Good afternoon from the Salem Civic Center where the Roanoke College Maroons are the 4th pick in the ODAC Women's Preseason poll. Coach Susan Dunagan must replace ODAC Player of the Year Katrina Williams and three other seniors who started a combined 52 games a year ago.
Susan:
Youth will also be a theme at Hollins and Lynchburg. Karen Harvey will rely heavily on Carroll County product Brandi Cochran who scored 16.5 points a game last season, while the Hornets have just 3 seniors on a 17 player roster.
Karen: Richie:
Lynchburg was tabbed 7th in the preseason poll. Hollins was 8th and Washington & Lee 10th. In Salem, Travis Wells, News 7 Sports.))

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The National League doled out its Cy Young award this afternoon, and the Dodgers Eric Gagne has become the first reliever to win it since Dennis Eckersley took the AL honor in 1992.
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Gagne won easily over Jason Schmidt and Mark Prior garnering 28 of the 32 first place votes. Gagne recorded 55 saves in 55 opportunities for the Dodgers this season. The 27 year old right hander also had 137 strikeouts.
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That's it for the ticker. Tonight at six, we will give you the regional semifinal rundown on Friday Football Extra.

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On Wall Street today, analysts are blaming some bad news from both the government and Wal-Mart for a lackluster showing on the stock markets.
Alexis Christoforous has more.
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The closest most people come to wearing chocolate is the weight they gain by eating it.
But every year in New York, there's a fashion show that has the crowd salivating.
Jeanne Moos has more.
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((SOT: a chocolate bunny along with a chocolate halter top.
SOT: garnished with chocolate licorice and even chocolate roses.


EVERY YEAR THEY KICK OFF THE NEW YORK CHOCOLATE SHOW WITH A FASHION SHOW.

SOT: Oh super!
SOT: I'm candy rapper.


WITH HER CHOCOLATE BOOM BOX AND BLING BLING MADE OUT OF CHOCOLATE COVERED IN GOLD DUST. THE CROWD GASPED AT AN OUTFIT INPIRED BY THE LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. THE DESIGNER CHEFS APPEARED WITH THEIR CREATIONS.

SOT: wow!


BUT EVEN THE CLASSIEST OF CONFECTIONS CAME TRIMMED WITH.

SOT: whoppers.


THE BUNNY IN A BUSTIER HAD A CHOCOLATE TAIL AND EVEN CHOCOLATE FOOTWEAR.

SOT: Can I touch your shoes?


THERE WERE CHOCOLATE HATS, NOT TO MENTION CHOCOLATE HAIR. INSTEAD OF A BOX OF CHOCOLATES, BOXERS WERE ACCESSORIZED WITH CHOCOLATE, JOE BOXERS WORN WITH WHAT LOOKED LIKE PEANUT BUTTER CUPS.

SOT: They're cups of a different sort.


THE CROWD WENT GAG GA OVER THIS 60S INSPIRED NUMBER.

SOT: Milk chocolate polka dots.


AND ANY PREGNANT WOMAN WHO'S EVER CRAVED CHOCOLATE WILL APPRECIATE THE MATERNITY SWIMSUIT. YOU PUT CHOCOLATE ON HOT MODELS AND NATURALLY IT DOES WHAT M AND Ms DON'T.

SOT: Melts in your mouth, not in your hands.



SOT: Yea well, it's melting on your chest. Melting on my little non existant

boobies.
SOT: Here are women who haven't eaten a cheeseburger in 10 years wrapped in

stuff they'd never dare ingest.
WHO SAYS BRIDES HAVE TO WEAR WHITE.


SOT: Bravo bravo bravo.
SOT: Calories calories calories.

JEANNE MOOS CNN NEW YORK .))


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