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The Governor's state of the Commonwealth brings big news for Southside.
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To consolidate schools or NOT to consolidate- Yet another vote in Henry County tonight.
And why Rosie's off Broadway and out ten million bucks.
Plus how low can it go? A sub zero slap in the face for the Northeast.
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News 7 is next. [Open]
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Governor Warner talks tough about Virginia's finances
He also sends a nice message to Southside in his third State of the Commonwealth address.
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[Warner-address]


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Governor Warner told lawmakers to put away the duct tape and send him a sturdy budget he could sign.
He made a forceful push for his tax reform plan tonight but will it sway the anti-tax crowd?
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Richmond Bureau Chief Meghan Muldoon is at the State Capitol.
Meghan, what is the reaction to the governor's speech?
Jean, most Republicans are saying Warner delivered a great speech
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but they are also saying they didn't hear anything new and that they are still not sold on his tax plan. [**ROLLED FROM TRUCK**]
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Despite all the anti-tax talk, most lawmakers concede that a hike in the state's tobacco tax is likely
And the fuel tax may also see an increase.
But the governor did not only talk of taxes tonight. He also shared some good news for workers in Southside Virginia. [**TOSS TO JOE**]


[Henry-Jobs]


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[**Meghan tosses live to Joe in Starlink**]

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((ROLLCUE:...a major development for the troubled economy of Southside.))
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[Standby-Henry]


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That's not the only big news for Henry County tonight. The School Board has changed its mind once again. Last week, the board voted to delay closing and consolidating several schools. Tonight the board 4 to 3 to move ahead with the current consolidation plan. The vote followed 90 minutes of comments from more than 50 speakers, both for and against it.

[Bedford-Election]


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A three-judge panel in Bedford voted unanimously today to overturn the results of last year's elections for one county supervisor seat and one seat on the school board.
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A registrar's mistake led 56 people on Clays Crossing Road to vote in the wrong district November 4th.
Supervisor Tony Ware and school board candidate Carolyn Dixon narrowly lost their races and challenged the results.
Today, attorneys for the winners.. Steve Arrington and Betty Earle.. argued the mistake should not invalidate the election.
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((DICK CRANWELL/DEFENDANTS' ATTORNEY: THE CASE LAW IS VERY CLEAR THAT MISTAKES BY ELECTION OFFICIALS SHOULD NOT NEGATE A FULL, FAIR AND FREE ELECTION.)) ((JOHNNY OVERSTREET/PLAINTIFFS' ATTORNEY: IF YOU REMOVE THESE VOTES AND THESE VOTERS, THE RESULTS OF THE ELECTION, SUCH A CLOSE ELECTION IS QUESTIONABLE AND IN DOUBT.))
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A new election will be held for the two seats this November.
Each board has 45 days to appoint a temporary replacement to serve until then.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in Weather Center

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[Radford-Chief]


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Radford is looking for a new top cop, after the former one is let go.
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59- year old Wesley Terry was fired Tuesday afternoon by the city. He has 33-years of police service and was chief in Radford for nearly 3-years.
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Terry's was suspended from the force in October after a special grand jury indicted him on several misdemeanor charges concerning an alleged illegal search.
City Manager Tony Cox won't say why Terry was fired; only calling it a personnel issue.
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((TONY COX:I SPOKE TO ENTIRE DEPARTMENT THIS MORNING ABOUT THE SITUATION. LAID OUT KIND OF A VISION FOR THE CITY'S DEPARTMENT, WHERE IT'S GOING TO GO. BASICALLY WE'RE GOING TO TAKE CARE OF FIRST THINGS FIRST. GET BACK TO THE CORE DUTIES OF THE DEPARTMENT. ))
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In a statement , Terry said quote "I remain confident that the criminal justice system will deal appropriately with these misdemeanor indictments. I regret that the city did not await the outcome of the criminal justice process prior to addressing my employment status."
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[Lea-Council]


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More people are jumping in the race for Roanoke City Council.
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Today Sherman Lea added his name to the list. He has served as co-chair of the Citizens for a Sensible Stadium Decision, the organization designed to save Victory Stadium, and also served on the Roanoke City School Board until 2002. He says he wants to make Roanoke a safer place, and says the city needs to boost morale for its workers.
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((SHERMAN LEA/(D) CANDIDATE FOR CITY COUNCIL; I HAVE A PROVEN RECORD OF LEADERSHIP, AND THAT'S IMPORTANT. IN ANY ELECTION YOU HAVE TWO THINGS, ALOT OF RHETORIC AND YOU HAVE A RECORD, AND I HAVE A RECORD OF BRINGING PEOPLE TOGETHER.))
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Randy Leftwich, another Democrat, has already announced he will also run for City Council. The Democrats will pick their candidates at a firehouse primary on February 7th.

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800 applicants and counting. Still ahead, the first new hires are on board at a Roanoke bakery.
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And K-B toys files for bankruptcy protection. It's a big employer around Danville, and the action raises big questions.
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(( Hey folks Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office as the Tech men and women pick up Big East wins tonight. The Radford University men get the best of Liberty at the Dedmon Center. The Hokies land a top 10 linebacker from the Richmond area. Hometown Hoops Weekly is all fundamental. And Ricky Rudd posts the fastest time at Daytona tonight on the Big 7.))

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A national toy company is heading for bankruptcy court, a company that employs hundreds of people in our area.
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K-B Toys announced today it's filed for bankruptcy protection. K-B operates an internet fulfillment center out of Blairs, near Danville. The facility hires over 15-hundred seasonal employees each year. The toy company says it hopes to emerge from chapter 11 protection before the next holiday shopping season. But it does plan to close four to five hundred stores. There is no word yet on what this announcement might mean to the Blairs employees.
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[Maple-Leaf]


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The job situation appears more certain at a Roanoke bakery. It is wading through hundreds of applications to fill more than a dozen jobs this week.
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When Maple Leaf Bakery announced on television last week that it needed to fill as many as 40-positions, job applicants drove from as far away as *OHIO* to drop off a resume. The Human Resources manager says she was stunned by the turnout.
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((YVONNE SCHLOTZER/MAPLE LEAF BAKERY: WHEN THESE PEOPLE CAME IN AND DROPPED OFF THEIR APPLICATIONS THEY WERE A COMPLETELY DIFFERENT CALIBER OF PEOPLE. THEY WERE EARLY, WELL DRESSED, READY TO GO, ALOT OF THEM READY TO GO THE SAME DAY.))

((SUSAN McCASLIN/NEW EMPLOYEE, MAPLE LEAF BAKERY: I'VE WORKED REALLY HARD. I THINK THAT'S WHAT THEY'RE LOOKING FOR, SOMEBODY THAT WANTS TO LEARN, WANTS TO GROW.))
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[VO NAT :14] Susan McCaslin was hired Friday, went through orientation yesterday and started work today. She's one of fifteen people hired since last week. Maple Leaf plans to have the rest of the jobs filled by the end of the week.
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Roanoke police are calling Monday's death of a Roanoke woman- a homicide.
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Investigators thought at first that 77- year old Teresa Rogers had fallen and hit her head. An autopsy and a preliminary investigation revealed "suspicious circumstances." Police have obtained a search warrant for her home as well as the larger house on the property where her son Christopher lived.
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A convicted sex offender whose case led to changes in state laws has been found dead in prison, strangled to death.
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An employee at Sussex One State Prison found 64 year old Richard Ausley in the cell that he shared with another inmate.
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In 1973, Ausley kidnapped 13 year old Paul Martin Andrews, buried him in a box and repeatedly molested him for more than a week.
Today, Andrews said quote "this is not what I wanted for him. I don't hate Richard Ausley."
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Still ahead, Rosie O'Donnell takes a 10 million dollar bath, but says she has no regrets.
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And a top Enron official admits defrauding investors, to make himself richer.
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Enron's former finance chief Andrew Fastow is going to prison for ten years.
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And sources say Fastow's deal with prosecutors could send other former Enron brass to prison with him- but it will mean his wife spends just a short time behind bars.
Fastow pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit fraud.
His wife, Lea's guilty plea is to a tax charge with a five month prison term and house arrest.
The Fastows have said they wanted to be sure their two children were not left without parents.

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A ground zero memorial will allow visitors to go underground- and see the place where many lost their lives.
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Plans for the final deisgn were unveiled today.
It's called "Reflecting Absence" and is made up of twin reflecting pools surrounded by trees above ground.
The main museum area is underground where artifacts will be displayed from the fallen towers.
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((MICHAEL BLOOMBERG/NEW YORK MAYOR: IT IS FOR OUR CHILDREN, OUR GRANDCHILDREN-ITS SO PEOPLE GENERATIONS FROM NOW WILL COME AND KNOW WHAT HAPPENED ON SEPTEMBER 11TH 2001 AND KNOW WHY FIGHTING FOR OUR FREEDOM AS SO MANY OF OUR YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN ARE DOING AROUND THE WORLD ARE SO IMPORTANT.))
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Reflecting Absence was chosen from more than 5-thousand submissions.
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It's brutally cold in the Northeast and it's only getting colder.
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In Boston, the high today was four degrees.
In Maine, the low was 26 below
And wind chills prompted the national Weather service to send out a frost bite warning.
For those caught off guard is it is a cold slap in the face.
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((I JUST RETURNED FROM HAWAII WHERE IT WAS 85 AND COMING BACK TO NEGATIVE TWO'S IS KIND OF TOUGH.))
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Tomorrow the forecast is for even Colder temperatures with a mix of snow.
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The Tech women get back on track, the Tech look to get a road win and RU looks to protect the Dedmon Dome. Plus, Tech gets a big time backer from Richmond, and we'll have the latest edition of Hometown Hoops Weekly. But first tonight's Extra Point -
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[SUPER=03-Daytona Beach, FL; :00]

After five days of preseason testing at Daytona the fastest lap turned in so far belongs to Ricky Rudd and the Wood Brothers. This afternoon Rudd blistered the two and a half mile track with circuit at 188 point 470 miles an hour. Now more numbers.
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For the Tech Women who were coming off two straight road losses, there was no place like home tonight as the Hokies shot 51 percent in the friendly confines of the Cassell to knock off Villanova.
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Bonnie Henrickson's club jumped on the Wildcats from the jump and led by 14 at the break.
In the second half, Kerri Gardin knocks down the elbow jumper. She was one of four Hokies in double figures with 14 points.
Ieva Kublina then went to work down low for the hoop and the harm. She finished the night with 11.
[SUPER=33-Villanova/50/Virginia Tech/63/;]

Dawn Chriss then gets to the rack for 2 more. The Ladies get back on track with the 63 to 50 win.
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The Virginia Tech men's team was on the road in West Virginia looking for its first Big East win of the season. Morgantown has not exactly been a home away from home for the Hokies,
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but tonight Tech beats West Virginia 69-to-67. Zabian Dowdell had 20, Bryant Matthews 19 and Markus Sailes scored 14 on 7 out of 7 shooting. Tech shot 62 percent in the second half, committed just 9 turnovers and next hosts Miami on Saturday at 2.



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In Radford, the Highlanders battled Big South rival Liberty without the services of Head Coach Byron Samuels who lost his appeal today of a one game suspension, and was notified by the Big South after 4 o'clock today that he would have to serve it tonight.
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That left assistants Jeff Brookman, Troy Manns, and Kevin Martin in charge on the bench.
And the Highlanders responded by scoring the game's first ten points. Aaron Gill gets to the rack for 2 of his 16 points on the night.
Whit Holcomb Faye led the way for RU by scoring 21 points including this long three ball from the top.
[SUPER=33-Liberty/76/Radford/83/;]

The Flames got two back in transition on the Jason Sarchet (SAR-CHET) hoop, but the Highlanders won it 83 to 76.
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[S-Backer]


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The Virginia Tech Hokies are about ready to bust loose on what could be a huge recruiting haul, and today they got one of the players they have coveted.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/2003 Season; :00]

Hermitage high school linebacker Andrew Bowman verbally committed to Tech today, picking the Hokies over UVa and Tennessee. At six-one and 220 pounds he likely will play outside for Tech.
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This week's edition of Hometown Hoops Weekly features the fundamentally sound Steve Mason and some of his closest friends.
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((STEVE MASON:))
((The McDonald's All-American game looks, in some respects, like a circus with all of the acrobatic dunks. And while the game is entertaining to the fans, it represents a trend that has some of the basketball community a little worried. Curtis Staples, the NCAA career three points leader, continues to hone his skills with the Roanoke Dazzle. ((:))
In six games against Roanoke Catholic's J.R. Reynolds, Cave Spring's Billy Hicks feared the guards penetration over his shot, but Hicks says the UVa freshman has improved. ((:))
But three point marksmanship is not the only target for high school coaches. Parry McCluer's Nelson Fox has been a high school head coach for 25 years. ((:))
Dunks are fun to practice, but what about work from the charity stripe. J.J. Redick extremely disciplined in his shooting practice routines. ((:))
And coaches at all levels, even the pros, say the formula to improve your shooting is simple. Practice. ((:))
Steve Mason Hometown Hoops Weekly.))

[Rosie]


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Rosie O'Donnell just can't seem to win with her latest pet projects.
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The Broadway musical Taboo will close next month after a short three month run.
It tells the story of the 1980's pop star Boy George.
O'Donnell was a hands-on producer for the show, but it opened to negative reviews and struggled ever since.
O'Donnell is reportedly losing all of her ten million dollar investment, but she says she has no regrets.
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