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Virginia delivers charges after two men sent too many e-mails.
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And, local flood victims tap FEMA dollars. We'll have the latest on federal assistance.
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In sports, quarterback Bryan Randall addresses rumors he's leaving Tech, Bath County quarterback Jacob Phillips is offered a full scholarship,
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and words from former Patrick Henry football players who won the city's last football state title three decades ago.

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The Friday forecast is fine. It's the Saturday night/Sunday forecast that will be a challenge. Details ahead.
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News 7 is next.

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Virginia strikes the nation's first blow against junk-emailers.
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((GAVEN STUBBERFIELD IS NUMBER 8 ON THE TOP TEN WORLD WIDE SPAMMER LIST.))
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It's the first ever felony arrest for spamming in the state and the nation.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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Good evening, I'm Shannon Young.
Keith is off tonight.

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They emailed the wrong state.
Now some of the world's biggest spammers are facing twenty years in prison under a new Virginia law.
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Meghan Muldoon has more on this story.
Shannon, two North Carolina men, described as spam kingpins have been
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charged with violating Virginia's toughest in the nation anti-spam law.
They allegedly spent millions of unsolicited emails but its the fact that they falsified the routing information so that receivers wouldn't know who sent the messages that makes it a crime in Virginia.
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One of the men has already been arrested. Authorities are negotiating with the other man to turn himself in.
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Both men will be extradited to Loudoun County for their arraignments and trials.

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Hundreds of New River Valley flood victims have more help tonight. FEMA has opened a disaster recovery center in Bluefield, Virginia.
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New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel DePompa joins us live from Blacksburg with the details. Rachel?
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Shannon flood damage estimates in the New River Valley are now topping 12-million dollars.
There are hundreds in the region who need help with damaged homes and businesses.
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FEMA officials are hoping this new disaster recovery center will help sort everything out. The office is for folks in Giles, Bland, Buchanan, Smyth, Tazewell and the city of Galax who suffered damages in the November flooding. State and federal officials are at the office. They say they want to talk to anyone who needs help.
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((DAWN EISCHEN: IF THEY WANT TO TALK TO SOMEBODY FACE TO FACE. COME ON DOWN TO THE DISASTER RECOVERY CENTER HERE IN BLUEFIELD AND YOU CAN HAVE SOMEONE TALK TO YOU ABOUT YOUR APPLICATIONS. GET SOME INFORMATION TO YOU AND IF THERE'S A PHONE CALL NEEDED THEY CAN DO THAT TOO.))
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[TAKE FEMA NUMBER 1800-621-3362]
Call 1-800-621-3362 and register with FEMA. Officials say, that way when you go to the office they can pull up your case file and find out when an inspector will come out to your home to look at the damage.
The office is in Bluefield at the Kroger shopping plaza and is open Monday through Friday from 10:00 to 7:00.

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It's also open on Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 to 5:00 and will remain open for the next several weeks.
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Shannon, officials tell me they had people waiting in the line early this morning, before they even opened their doors... and they expect hundreds more will stop by.


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A Pulaski Radio Station is praying for a signal.
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W-B-L-B AM Radio has been off the air since Monday evening. The Gospel station was turned off after employees forgot to renew the station's federal license back in June.
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((KATHY NIPPER/WBLB RADIO OWNER: THE FCC IS TRYING TO DO AWAY WITH A LOT OF THE PAPER WORK AND MAIL AND THEY'RE RELYING MORE ON THE COMPUTER WITH EMAIL AND WEBSITES AND WE WERE SO BUSY WE JUST KIND OF OVERLOOKED IT.))
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The station has now filed an application and is waiting for the F-C-C to allow it to turn its transmitter back on. Manager Sandra Young says the station WILL be able to make up lost revenue as long as the signal is restored by Saturday. The station won't have to renew again until 20-11, but Young has already memorized the date.
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W-B-L-T in Bedford and W-M-V-A out of Martinsville also had a scare when they were notified of problems with THEIR filings. However, both stations will remain on the air while they work with the F-C-C to correct their applications.

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One of the victims of a deadly shooting at the Appalachian School of Law in Grundy was honored today.
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V-DOT renamed state route 624 in Buchanan County, Angela Dales Memorial Highway.
Dales was killed in a shooting spree 2-years ago this January.
A professor and the school's dean also died.
Dales' family members were on hand for the ceremony and say she traveled the road every day.
Dales was a Buchanan County native, mother, student and employee of the law school. The man charged with her murder will go on trial early next year.
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A walk-through for Jerry Fallwell and Lynchburg City Council.
Still ahead on News 7, how the Reverend hopes it will green light a new home for his church.
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And from Hollins to Hollywood... a local filmmaker's work is getting some big-screen attention.
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What do an ice rink, a law school and the country's largest church have in common?
They all could wind up sharing space in Lynchburg.
It's part of Reverend Jerry Falwell's plans for the old Ericsson property.. which he hopes to convince city council to rezone.
Steve Smallshaw reports.
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(( Jerry Falwell's vision for the former Ericsson manufacturing plant is matched only by the building's size.. 880-thousand square feet in which to develop, renovate and expand.
What was once the city's largest employer is now its biggest empty industrial site.. but as it happens, it sits right next to Falwell's Liberty University.
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((REV. JERRY FALWELL/LIBERTY U. CHANCELLOR: IT'S ALMOST MIRACULOUS TO THINK RATHER IT IS THAT IT WOULD BE ADJACENT TO US, AVAILABLE TO US AND THAT SOMEBODY WOULD PAY FOR IT AND GIVE IT TO US.))
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Plans call for relocating Thomas Road Baptist Church and Lynchburg Christian Academy here.
Falwell also wants to start a law school, build an ice rink for his school's hockey team and recreation facilities for his students and the general public.
To do all this, he needs city council's blessing.
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((THIS IS WHERE THE ACADEMY WILL HAVE THEIR GYMNASIUMS, THE NEXT BUILDING..))
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Four council members got a tour and a preview of Falwell's plans Thursday.. it will be up to them to decide whether the city can afford to take a major industrial site off the tax rolls.
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((JOAN FOSTER/LYNCHBURG COUNCIL MEMBER: THAT WAS MY FIRST IMPRESSION, THAT THE BUSINESSES THAT ARE NO LONGER IN AMERICA, THAT YES, WE MAY HAVE GREAT DIFFICULTY FINDING SOMEONE TO COME BACK TO VIRGINIA, COME BACK TO LYNCHBURG AND OPEN UP A MANUFACTURING BUSINESS HERE.))
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The planning commission has okayed the rezoning.. it goes before city council next week.
But at least one and possibly two members will NOT vote because of conflicts of interest.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg. ))

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More than one-and-a-half million dollars in federal funding could be coming to support projects in the Roanoke Valley. On Monday, the House of Representatives approved a 373-BILLION dollar spending bill. Included in the bill is nearly a million dollars to help the Art Museum of Western Virginia, which is constructing new facilities and an IMAX theater.
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Also, Carilion Health Systems is slated to receive more than 5-hundred thousand dollars to develop "smart" operating rooms. And, the O. Winston Link Museum in Roanoke could receive more than two-hundred-thousand-dollars. That museum is expected to open early next year. The spending bill still needs approval from the Senate and White House. The Senate is expected to vote on the measure next month.
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[Kroger]


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The Kroger strike is over in three states, but in its wake, the grocery chain will NOT re-open three stores, including one in Gauley Bridge, West Virginia. 33-hundred union workers in West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio picketed Kroger in mid-October, mostly over health care issues.
They ratified a new contract this morning.

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Stocks closed sharply higher today. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The DOW rose 86 points and closed above the 10-thousand mark for the first time since May 2002.
NASDAQ gained 38.
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If you've ever wanted to be affiliated with the Sundance Film Festival, a Hollins University movie maker has your chance.
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((ACRE BY ACRE, FENCE BY FENCE, THE WAR WAS LOST. ))
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"WAR" is an 84-minute long, black and white film written and filmed by Jake Mahaffy (mu-HAFF-ee). The assistant professor of of film says it took him four years to shape the struggles of those affected by the demise of America's small farms.
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((JAKE MAHAFFY/FILM MAKER, "WAR": REALLY VERY PERSONAL BATTLES AND WARS OF PEOPLE WHO WERE STRUGGLING TO MAINTAIN AN IDENTITY IN A WORLD THAT DOESN'T EXIST FOR THEM ANYMORE..))
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The Sundance and Rotterdam Film Festivals have invited Mahaffy to show his movie but he says he'll only be able to do so if he can pay the finishing costs. He's already raised half the necessary 60-thousand dollars.
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[TAKE WEBPAGE FS] If you'd like more information you can access Mahaffey's website through our webpage at wdbj7 dot com.
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Another movie will fill seats with Hollins *students* tonight.
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"Mona Lisa Smile" starring Julia Roberts premiered in New York last night. The flick's about a novice art professor who joins the staff of the all-female Wellesley College in 1953. The movie will debut nationwide next week but Sony Pictures chose 50 colleges, including Hollins, to show an advanced screening.
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((NORA KIZER BELL/HOLLINS UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT: WE ARE, AS YOU KNOW, FOCUSED ON SINGLE GENDER EDUCATION. THE THEMES ARE THE SAME, THE EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN AND WHAT WOMEN WHO ARE EMPOWERED CAN DO TO SHAPE SOCIETY.))
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The Hollins screening will take place tonight at the Grandin Theater in Roanoke. A spokesman says hollins wanted to show the movie on campus but that it didn't have the necessary equipment.

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Tech's Bryan Randall says he's staying in Blacksburg, Al Groh wants 30 thousand UVa fans to leave for Charlotte

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and Bath County quarterback is offered a full football scholarship, who wants him, find out in a few.
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The Hokies are wrapping up exams and return to practice Sunday. Tech's Bowl media day was this afternoon, but before Bryan Randall would talk about Cal, he had to shoot down a report out of Pennsylvania claiming he's transferring from Tech.
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Al Groh wants 30 thousand wahoos at the December 27th Continental Tire Bowl against Pittsburgh.
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Both Virginia and Pittsburgh received allotments of 12-thousand-500 tickets and, according to Tire Bowl media relations director Frank Kay, a conservative estimate puts the Cavalier fans somewhere in the neighborhood of buying 20 thousand tickets. Virginia has asked bowl organizers for several thousand more.
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Bath Co, Gretna and William Fleming will compete for football state titles Saturday. The Colonels will try to bring a state title back to the Star City for the first time in 30 years. Mike Stevens has our history lesson.
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Bath Co. quarterback Jacob Phillips plays in his third state title game Saturday. Monday night he received an official home visit from William & Mary head coach Jimmy Laycock, and the Tribe offered Phillips a full scholarship. Jacob will visit William & Mary next week. VMI, Richmond, JMU, Liberty, UVa and the Hokies are still courting the Region C player of the year.
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pitcher Andy Petitte will play for the Houston Astros next season.
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