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Richard Burrow is indicted on 12 counts of fraud and this time: perjury.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

And, a local bakery offers the newly jobless a chance to sweeten their bottom line.
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[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Tonight on News 7 sports - Ferrum's athletic director has resigned, we'll check in with Tech Britney Anderson.
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And for better or worse - the NASCAR Nextel Cup season begins its preseason testing with a lot of new twists.
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Very cold air, even for this time of the year, so plan your outdoor time carefully. Some schools are affected. We will have that information in a moment.
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News 7 is next.
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[SOT President Bush #01-42 @13:53:30]
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((YOU HAVE RAISED A FITTING MEMORIAL TO D-DAY, AND YOU HAVE PUT IT IN JUST THE RIGHT PLACE.))
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The National D-Day Memorial earned the praise of a President two and a half years ago.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

Tonight the man then responsible for the Foundation's finances faces new criminal charges.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


And I'm Shannon Young.
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Richard Burrow will be tried again.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

A Grand Jury in Charlottesville returned a new indictment today against the former Director of the D-Day Memorial.
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(( It was 18 months ago the former President of the Foundation was first charged with fraud. Some said whatever corners he cut were necessary to get the National Memorial completed in time for President Bush to dedicate it on June 6, 2001. [Burrow at Dedication 14:12:30] ((THE MEMORIAL WILL STAND FOREVER AS A REMINDER OF JUNE 6, 1944.)) [RUNS:06] The President acknowledged Burrow among a short list of dignitaries. ((DELEGATE PUTNEY, BOB SLAUGHTER, RICHARD BURROW, DISTINGUISHED GUESTS AND MY FELLOW AMERICANS.)) [RUNS06] The first set of fraud charges went to trial a little over a year ago. The jury in Lynchburg failed to reach a unanimous verdict, voting 7 to 5 to acquit Burrow. After the trial, the government asked for more time to review the case; Burrow's attorneys asked the court to dismiss the remaining charges. Judge James Turk dismissed the case, under terms that allowed the government to begin anew - -prosecuting Burrow. Now it has ...with the return of these new charges.
"Until Mr. Burrow's guilt or innocence has been proven and the case concluded, the attendant uncertainty can only do harm to the Foundation," Judge James Turk wrote last Spring. The Memorial still has 3-million dollars in debt, though that's about half what the Foundation owed when Burrow left. William Macintosh calls the Foundation's fiscal shape: "satisfactory." He says it's operating in the black and making "steady progress."))
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Today's indictment charges Burrow with many of the same fraud counts that he faced in 2002. The 12-count indictment adds a perjury charge.

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Virginia's Lieutenant Governor says education may be the solution to economic struggles in Southside.
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Tim Kaine today toured Danville's new Institute for Advanced Learning. The center is a collaborative effort between several colleges and localities and is designed to be a focal point for research, technology and education. Kaine chose the location in which to announce his intention to propose the area needs a four year university.
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((LT. GOVERNOR TIM KAINE: SOUTSHIDE IS THE ONE PART OF THE STATE THAT DOESN'T HAVE ONE. THE ROLE OF A UNIVERSITY IN CREATING ECONOMIC ACTIVITY IS WELL KNOWN AND SOUTHSIDE NEEDS TO SHARE IN THAT ECON DEVELOPMENT UNIVERSITIES ARE PRODUCING IN THE OTHER REGIONS OF THE STATE.))
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Kaine admits funding could be a problem but that the state is already planning to handle an additional 61-thousand students over the next decade. He says the dorms and other buildings *will* be built so they might as well be built in Southside.

[Maple-Leaf]


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While textile firms have been struggling in southside, business is booming for a Roanoke bakery.
And officials here are hoping some of those textile workers displaced during the economic downturn will consider a new career. [***Help Wanted in Monitor***]
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This afternoon, Joe Dashiell visited the Maple Leaf Bakery where the help wanted sign is out.
Shannon, The Maple Leaf Bakery completed a 12- million dollar expansion in December.
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But officials are still struggling to fill positions that range from about nine dollars to more than 17 dollars an hour.
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((What starts as 550 pounds of dough, rolls down a conveyor, and through a massive oven on its way to in-store bakeries, sub shops and supermarkets across the country.
The Maple Leaf Bakery started its new production line December 10th... but the job is not complete.
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((NORMALLY WITH AN EXPANSION THIS BIG, YOU HAVE TROUBLE STARTING UP THE LINE. WE'RE HAVING TROUBLE TRYING TO MAN THE LINES. SO WE'RE TRYING TO RUN AN OPERATION 24 HOURS A DAY SIX DAYS A WEEK AND WE'RE HAVING LOTS OF TROUBLE MANNING THE EQUIPMENT.))
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The new line is capable of producing five thousand loaves an hour.
Robotic equipment scores the top of each loaf.
But automation hasn't eliminated the need for full-time workers in production, maintenance, inspection and sanitation.
And Plant Manager Al Sautner hopes former textile workers will consider the bakery business.
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[IN Q=Right now the people in Martinsville]

((RIGHT NOW THE PEOPLE IN MARTINSVILLE ARE PROBABLY PEOPLE THAT WORKED AROUND A LOT OF EQUIPMENT AND MACHINERY. WE HAVE A LOT OF THOSE TYPES OF OPENINGS, WORKING WITH YOUR HANDS, WORKING WITH EQUIPMENT AND I THINK THAT THAT TYPE OF THING WOULD FIT IN VERY WELL. ))
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Sautner says the job can require a lot of hours and overtime. With an extensive training program in place, he says the most important qualification may be ambition.
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Shannon, anyone interested in a full-time position can call Maple Leaf in Roanoke, or simply stop by the facility on Blue Hills Drive.

[LC-Professor]


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She says she was just having a bad day and needed to go to the bathroom.. the police say she badmouthed them and resisted arrest.
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58-year-old Dorothy Smith-Akubue (ah-koo-BOO-ee) was clocked at 57 miles per hour in a 25-mile-per-hour zone when Lynchburg police stopped her last October.
Akubue didn't have her driver's license with her and told the officer she couldn't afford a speeding ticket.
That's when police say she tried to drive away before he could issue a summons.
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((OFFICER J.E. KEENE/LYNCHBURG POLICE: AT THAT POINT SHE BECAME AGITATED, RAISED HER VOICE AND SAID 'DO YOU WANT ME TO PEE MY PANTS?' AND I SAID 'NO MA'AM, IT WILL ONLY BE A FEW MINUTES'. AND SHE SAID 'I DON'T HAVE TIME FOR THIS, YOU NEED TO BE LOOKING FOR REAL CRIMINALS, I'M LEAVING'.)) ((ARELIA LANGHORNE/ATTORNEY: IT WAS NOT YOUR INTENT TO LEAVE BEFORE GETTING THAT SUMMONS? DOROTHY SMITH-AKUBUE: NO, CAR WASN'T RUNNING, KEYS WAS NOWHERE NEAR THE IGNITION, NO I WASN'T GOING ANYWHERE.))
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Officer Keene used pepper spray to subdue Akubue during her arrest.
An internal investigation use of force has not been completed.
Akubue was fined 420 dollars for reckless driving and resisting arrest.
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Still ahead on News 7, a historic Southside mansion may see guests again.
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Plus developers and environmentalists often don't see eye to eye.
But this project in the New River Valley has them working together.
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Hundreds of Virginians weighed-in on Governor Warner's budget plan today.
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The General Assembly held public hearings across the Commonwealth on Warner's proposed 2004-2006 budget, as well as changes to the current budget. In Martinsville, the biggest concern for many was the need for health care funding. Greg Rooker of Pulaski says his son died of a brain injury, but may have lived if he had access to specialized care.


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((GREG ROOKER/SON DIED OF BRAIN INJURY: I URGE YOU TO CONSIDER POSITIVELY A BUDGET BILL AMENDMENT TO PROVIDE NECESSARY FUNDING TO SIX MAJOR PROVIDERS OF COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES TO INDIVIDUALS WITH BRAIN INJURY IN VIRGINIA.))
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Rooker says if health programs continue to fall under the axe of state budget cuts, then more people like his son will pay the ultimate price. Of Warner's 58-BILLION dollar plan, more than 940-MILLION is slated for health and human services.
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The owners of Berry Hill Mansion are making progress toward reopening the resort and conference center in Halifax County.
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The facility closed September 7th, after the Marriott Corporation pulled out. The owners filed for bankruptcy protection in November.
In a news release this afternoon, Berry Hill Hotel Associates announced that key personnel are now in place to re- open the facility. They will meet next week to finalize their plans.
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Key members of that team include Bill Carder who managed the facility for Marriott. David Hill of Hill Studio in Roanoke has been selected to develop a new master plan for the property.

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Close to 500 cable customers in Bath County may soon lose all Roanoke and Lynchburg stations on their system. In a letter to subscribers, Adelphia Cable in Hot Springs says effective February 1st, it will replace local NBC, ABC, and CBS stations with network affiliates from New York, Nashville, and Erie, Pennsylvania. And customers might not receive any Fox or PBS programs at all.
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Adelphia tells customers "We regret the magnitude of these changes and hope the changes will be temporary." And the company tells us it is exploring ways to continue showing local stations.
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A company official says the cost of renewing a lease on property where it receives local signals is responsible for its decision.

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Stocks put in a quiet session following a strong rally yesterday. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The DOW fell five points.
NASDAQ rose ten.
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[Land-Use]


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A Blacksburg development company says it may have the answer to urban sprawl.
New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel DePompa takes a look at one of Blacksburg's newest subdivsions.
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((At first glance you might not notice... There's construction underway in these woods.
NATS- TRACTOR MOVING
But this is all two Blacksburg developers want you to see of their new 226 acre subdivision Coal Bank Ridge... a sort of 90 acre buffer, made entirely of trees.

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((BILL ELLENBOGEN: WE FEEL WHAT WE LIVE HERE FOR IS THE BEAUTY OF THE MOUNTAINS AND AS A DEVELOPER IF WE DESTROY THAT BEAUTY THEN WE FEEL WE'VE DONE A DISERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY AND WE'VE ALSO NOT HELPED THE HOMEOWNERS THAT WILL BUILD IN OUR SUBDIVISION.)) [RUNS:12]
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((RACHEL DEPOMPA: THE IDEA IS TO PROTECT THE VIEW. INSTEAD OF SEEING HOUSING DOTTING THIS LANDSCAPE. NEIGHBORS AND MOTORISTS ALONG 460 WILL STILL SEE THIS)) [RUNS:10]
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((BETH OBENSHAIN: WE KNOW THIS AREA'S GOING TO GROW AND WE THINK A DEVELOPMENT LIKE THIS JUST A WONDERFUL OPTION BECAUSE RATHER THAN FIGHTING THE LANDSCAPE IT WORKS WITH THE LANDSCAPE.)) [RUNS:10]
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Neighbors were actually prepared to fight the development.. fearing it would destroy this section of Blacksburg and Montgomery County. Until the New River Valley and Western Virginia Land trusts stepped in and suggested protecting the edges of the property.

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((STEVE BODTKE:STEVE BODTKE: BY DOING THIS WE'VE CREATED A PLACE FOR PEOPLE WHO WANT TO MOVE HERE WITHOUT MESSING IT UP FOR THE PEOPLE WHO ALREADY LIVE HERE.)) [RUNS:10]
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((ROGER HOLNBACK: IN THE NATION THERE'S BEEN A LOT OF NEW DEVELOPEMENTS THAT ARE DONE WITH SENSITIVITY TO THE LAND BUT IT'S SOMETHING THAT HASN'T BEEN ROUTINELY DONE DOWN HERE.)) [RUNS:08]
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This is a solution both sides are hoping more developers in the area will look to in the future. Rachel DePompa, News 7, Blacksburg.))

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As we told you at the top of the newcast, former D-Day Memorial president Richard Burrow has been indicted on fraud and perjury charges.
His attorney, John Lichtenstein, just released a statement saying:
"The government can do whatever it chooses. But its choice to re-indict Richard Burrow will do untold hurt not just to Mr. Burrow but to the critical work of the Foundation Mr. Burrow cares so deeply for and which stands to honor the memory of those who died for our freedom. This prosecution is wrong. Mr. Burrow will vigorously defend himself and b

elieves that in the end justice will prevail."[Sports Tease]


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Coming up tonight on the Big 7- Ferrum's athletic director resigns, NASCAR testing begins in Daytona,
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and it's taken several months, but freshman Britney Anderson is starting to get in the groove for the Tech women.
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The Ferrum College Panthers is about to begin a new phase in athletic administration.
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Ted Kinder (KIN-DER) the college's athletic director for the past 10 and a half years announced his resignation today.
Kinder is leaving Ferrum to take a similar post at Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky. Kinder began at Ferrum in 1993.
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Along with leading the school's men's and women's athletic programs, Kinder also helped oversee the formation of the school's Sports Hall of Fame. Ferrum has not set a timetable for naming his replacement.
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The Virginia Tech women's basketball team faces a tough road test tomorrow night at Rutgers. The Hokies are still unbeaten and ranked 15th in the new coaches' poll that is out tonight, but Rutgers beat then number 17 Ohio State over the weekend.
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The weekend was a breakout of sorts for Tech freshman Britney Anderson. She had a season high 8 points and 4 rebounds against Providence. It doesn't sound like much, but for a former high school player of the year whose had to learn how to play facing the basket - it's a major step forward.
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Anderson led Blacksburg to the state title her senior year of high school, but she grew up in Richmond and attended Meadowbrook high until her senior year.
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The Tech men are on the road tonight getting set for their first Big East game of the season. The 7-and-4 Hokies take on unbeaten Pittsburgh in a 7 o'clock tip. Highlights for you at 11.

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The silence was broken today at Daytona as the shortest offseason in any sport ended and preseason testing began.

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It's a season of newness for NASCAR fans. Nextel officially takes over for Winston, and even 76 gas is gone - it's been replaced by Sunoco. Many of the drivers are still the same, and many of the results of testing are still the same. For instance, Michael Waltrip driving for DEI turned in the fastest lap of the day at 186 point 834 miles an hour. He also was the only one to wreck. Waltrip lost a motor between turns one and two and hit the outside wall. He was OK, but the car was not. Testing con(------------) tinues through Wednesday.