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Up next on News-7, a Bedford County school bus crash sends nine students to the hospital.
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And a suspect is in custody, but there's still no sign of a missing North Dakota college student.
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Sunny this afternoon with chilly temperatures I'll have your forecast.
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Nine Bedford County students were injured today when a pickup truck going about 40 miles per hour rear-ended their bus.
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[Take Accident Map FS] It happened around 7-45 on Joppa Mill Road south of Bedford. School officials say Bus 159 was stopped to pick up students when it was struck from behind.
The pickup's driver told police he was blinded by the sun and never saw the bus.
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Both drivers and nine of the 25 students aboard were taken to Bedford Memorial Hospital. None of the injuries appears to be life-threatening. The students ranged from elementary to high school and were headed for Staunton River area schools. State police have charged the pickup driver, 39 year old Curtis Dale Wood of Vinton, with reckless driving.

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An Iraqi official says U-S forces may have captured or killed Saddam Hussein's former top deputy.
But U-S officials say that report is false.
Teri Okita has the latest from Washington.
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Supporters of Victory Stadium turned out this morning to mark the 61st anniversary of the landmark's dedication.

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This afternoon Joe Dashiell is there with more on the ceremony honoring our World War Two veterans.
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Louisville's loss may be Lynchburg's gain.
Pepsi is cutting 750 jobs and closing a Frito Lay plant in Kentucky.
The company is streamlining its snack food and beverage operations.
The plant in Louisville will close in the next few months.
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Its production will be redirected to five other Frito-Lay factories including the one in Lynchburg.
The Hill City plant makes some types of Doritos, Tostitos and Lay's brand chips.
Pepsi employs 142 thousand people worldwide.
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A shooting in Roanoke sent one man to the hospital. Police are still looking for a suspect.
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Officers say the victim and the shooter knew each other. They were arguing in the 26-hundred block of Florida Avenue around 8 o-clock last night.
One man fired several shots at 18 year old Daniel Christopher Morgan.
Morgan was taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital. There's no word on his condition.
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Coming up next on the newscast, partial autopsy results are in on the man who died in police custody in Cincinnati.
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And a convicted sex offender is arrested for kidnapping a college student, but there is still no sign of the young woman.
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A convicted sex offender is under arrest in the case of a missing North Dakota college student.
But the search for Dru Sjodin (Shoh-DEEN) continues.
Bridgette Bornstein has the latest developments.
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Cincinnati's police chief says it's too soon to pass judgment on the officers who clubbed a man during an arrest.


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Nathaniel Jones died shortly after this struggle with police.
Videotape from a squad car shows him lunging at officers before they beat him with nightsticks.
Cincinnati's police chief says from what he's seen, his officers followed proper procedures.
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((THOMAS STREICHER/CINCINNATI POLICE CHIEF: The officers were well within their rights to defend themselves, and to use force to overcome resistance to arrest at that point, in fact in my estimation they are obligated to make arrest at that point because a police officer has been assaulted in as violent a manner as he has been.))
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An autopsy suggests Jones may not have died as a result of the beating.
Preliminary autopsy results show he had an enlarged heart and was on cocaine and P-C-P.
An investigation will determine if the officers used too much force.
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Sometimes being "in the know" can be too much of a good thing.
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That's what Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld found out.
He received the annual "Foot in Mouth" award from Britain's Plain English Campaign for this now-infamous ramble.
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(( There are known knowns. There are things we know, that we know. There are known unknowns. That is to say there are things that we now know we don't know. But there are also unknown unknowns. There are things we do not know, we don't know. ))
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Rumsfeld wasn't the only American singled out for ridicule by the Brits.
But he WAS ahead of his boss George Bush and California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
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Coming up next on the newscast,
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we'll meet a man who considers lunch a competitve sport.
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This next story may be hard for some people to swallow.
But for Cookie Jarvis, it would be a piece of cake... or a hot dog... or some watermelon.
Richard Schlesinger has more.
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((Looking at him it's a little hard to believebut Cookie Jarvis needs to practice his eating.
Sot: Cookie I HAVE TO THINK IT OUT. HOW AM I GOING TO CHALLENGE THE FOOD. 0705 IT'S ME AND THE FOOD
That's roughly 7 pounds of Watermelon he's preparing for today's practice.
Sot: Cookie rs-YOU'RE GONNA EAT THIS IN, WHAT DID YOU SAY? cj-SEVEN MINUTES OR LESS.
In his mind and in his world Cookie is an athlete a STAR athlete in the half-baked sport of competitive eating. And this is why.

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of eating..NO BURPING)
Less than 6 minutes for all 7 pounds.
Sot: Cookie rs-IS THIS A SPORT? cj-ABSOLUTELY IT'S JUST PEOPLE GO, SPORT? I DO THIS EVERY DAY 1723 rs-WELL, I KIND OF DO DO IT EVERY DAY cj-EVERYBODY'S INVOLVED! 1726
In every sense of the word Cookie is a heavyweight champion.
I CAN'T TELL IF THIS IS CLOTHING OR A RESUME cj-IT'S A LITTLE OF BOTH
His extra extra extra EXTRA large jacket lists his titles. And they are all official.
Sot: George Shea WE ARE THE NBA OF COMPETITIVE EATING 0501
George Shea is only half kidding. He runs the International Federation of Competitive eating which has organized 70 events this year including the hot dog eating contests that led to the grand finale last July 4
when a Japanese man ate 40 = hot dogs in 12 minutes.


...THAT'S HOTDOGS. WE ALSO ARE WORKING ON A HAMBURGER CIRCUIT, WE HAVE A CHICKEN WING CIRCUIT The rules are simple.

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2202 YOU DO HAVE TO EAT EVERYTHING ON YOUR PLATE, AND IT CANNOT-AT ANY JUNCTURE-LEAVE YOUR MOUTH
Whoever eats the most in the allotted time wins sometimes money sometimes just respect. Cookie Jarvis has won both largely due to his technique.
Sot: Cookie THE TIME YOU SPEND CHEWING TAKES YOU RIGHT OUT OF THE GAME rs-CHEWING IS BAD? cj-CHEWING IS BAD IN COMPETITIVE EATING
Cookie won his latest title with a particularly chewy combination of beef and batter Chicken fried steak. at a championship contest just this month in Austin Texas. He ate more than 4 pounds in 12 minutes. It was one more notch in his size 54 belt.))

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On Wall Street at Noon, the DOW was DOWN 24 points. The NASDAQ is UP one point.

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Still ahead, the Jets crush the Titians' hopes of clinching their division.
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And former Hokie star Dell Curry receives more recognition.
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Former Virginia Tech and Charlotte Hornet star Dell Curry is among seven people being inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.
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Curry was the first round draft pick in 1986 for the Utah Jazz.
He was also the first player taken in the Charlotte Hornets expansion draft.
He is still the Hornets' all time scorer.
Curry played for 16 seasons in the N-B-A, including stops with the Milwaukee Bucks and the Toronto Raptors.
He ranks ninth in all time three-point shooting percentage.
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Among those joining Curry are golfer Curtis Strange and former N-F-L standout William Fuller, who played college football at North Carolina.

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The Roanoke Dazzle is off to a fast start. The team is unbeaten in its first three games of the season.
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Yesterday Kent Davison's team was rewarded for its early success. George Williams, a six-eight forward from the University of Houston is the NBDL's player of the week. He averaged 16 points, and 10 rebounds in the first three games of the season and shot 67 percent from the floor. The Dazzle is home both Friday and Saturday night this week.
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Kevin Jones may not say for several weeks whether or not he's coming back to Tech for his senior season or bolting to the NFL. But wherever he is next year, he could have a big trophy by his side.
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Yesterday Jones was named one of 3 finalists for the Doak Walker award. He rushed for 20 touchdowns and a school record of 1,494 yards this year. His competition now comes from Michigan's Chris Perry and Kansas State's Darren Sproles. The winner will be announced February 12th.
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The UVa men's basketball team hosts Minnesota in the ACC-Big East challenge tomorrow night.

Steve Mason says being successful this season has been weighing heavily on the players' minds in more ways than one.
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((Just three games in to their season and the Cavaliers are all business, especially in the fitness and weight room departments. ((TODD BILLET/UVA GUARD:))
One p layer who has shaped up more than any other is six foot 9 junior Elton Brown. ((PETE GILLEN/UVA HEAD BASKETBALL COACH:)) ((STEVE MASON:)) ((ELTON BROWN/AVERAGING 12 POINTS A GAME:))
Brown is averaging close to 25 minutes a game, a significant jump from last season. Steve Mason News 7 sports.))

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The New York Jets kept their slim playoff hopes alive by beating the Tennessee Titans 24-to-17.
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Chad Pennington threw for 231 yards and two second-half touchdowns as the Jets handed the Titans their first loss in seven games. The Titans were hoping to grab sole possession of first place in the A-F-C South with the win. They'll have to wait until Sunday for a chance at that, when they host Indianapolis.
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