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Coming up on News 7-
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The fight to keep the local mountain scenery. What one group is doing.
What was the smell making people sick at a local Lowe's store?
A Roanoke doctor is being honored for his decades of work.
Plus a tap dancing legend passes away...
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News 7 at Eleven is next.

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Some fear this beautiful scenery could one day be replaced with houses and cell towers.
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((RON CRAWFORD: IF WE DIDN'T PRESERVE IT NOW, IT WOULD BE GONE FOREVER.))
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[OUT Q=be gone forever]
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[Read-Mountain]


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The Roanoke Valley is well known for its picturesque mountains.
Many even live on or near them but some say that's becoming a problem and they've been working to fix it. [***MOUNTAINOUS PROJECT***]
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So how is the group doing? Justin McLeod is here now with an answer. Justin?
Jean, it may seem like an uphill battle but so far so good.
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You may be surprised to hear most of the mountains in the Roanoke Valley are privately owned.
Read Mountain is one of them and because of that some preservationists have undertaken a mountainous project.
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((((NAT SOUND OF WALKING FEET))
When Ron Crawford steps onto Read Mountain he sees nothing but pure beauty.
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He and many others want it keep that way.
Two years ago they formed a group called the Read Mountain Alliance
The goal? Prevent development on the upper elevations of Read Mountain.
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((RON CRAWFORD/READ MOUNTAIN ALLIANCE: WHERE THERE USED TO BE PEACH TREES AND APPLE TREES ALL AROUND THIS MOUNTAIN THERE ARE NOW HOUSES ALMOST WHERE EVERY TREE WAS.)) [Runs05]
[OUT Q=every tree was]


So the group began acquiring property to preserve the mountain.
It already has 90 acres and hopes to purchase another 500 within the next three years.
To do so, members need to raise a half million dollars.
Eventually, the land will be used as a park for all to enjoy, one that will include hiking and biking trails without any roads or man made structures.
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((RON CRAWFORD/READ MOUNTAIN ALLIANCE: IT'S ONE OF THE FEW RESOURCE THIS ROANOKE VALLEY HAS THAT WE CAN PROTECT AND WE FEEL IT'S IMPORTANT TO DO IT NOW BECAUSE IF IT'S NOT DONE NOW THE NEXT TEN YEARS IT'S GONE FOREVER.)) [Run10]
[OUT Q=it's gone forever]))
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Crawford says several companies have tried to build cell towers on top of Read Mountain but so far Botetourt and Roanoke County have denied those requests.
Once the land is secured, the group plans to turn it over to the local governments like Botetourt and Roanoke to maintain it.
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Jean, most of the mountain is owned by four separate owners and negotiations are ongoing to buy some of that property.

[March-Life]


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Thousands marched on Washington today- to protest legal abortion in the U-S.
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On this the 31st anniversary of the Roe V- Wade decision that legalized abortion, people took to the streets for the annual March for Life.
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((HEY HEY HO HO ROE V WADE HAS GOT TO GO.))
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The rally proceeded down Constitution Avenue to the Supreme Court where protestors prayed and spoke out against abortion.
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The House of Delegates recognized the anniversary by passing a measure that opponents say restricts abortion rights.
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The Republican-controlled House approved a bill today that would tighten health and safety regulations at abortion clinics.
Manassas Delegate Bob Marshall says the bill is necessary to protect women.
Opponents of the measure say that few abortion clinics would be able to meet the requirements and that it is just another way to go after abortion rights.
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((DELEGATE BOB MARSHALL/R-MANASSAS: A REPTILE IN A VET'S CLINIC HAS MORE PROTECTION THAN A WOMAN IN AN ABORTION CLINIC. THESE REGULATIONS SIMPLY REQUIRE YOU TO HAVE BACK-UP ELECTRICITY.DELEGATE VIVIAN WATTS/(R) ANNANDALE: THIS IS A CARVE-OUT JUST TO TRY TO SHUT DOWN THE INCIDENCE OF ABORTION IN AND THE AVAILABILITY OF ABORTION.))
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A similar bill passed the House last year but was defeated in the Senate.
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[Model-XGR]


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While the real General Assembly is at work in Richmond, some local students have created their own general assembly.
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Today 75 Roanoke County students took part in a "mock" General Assembly at Hidden Valley High School.
The program is designed to give students the chance to vote on pieces of legislation.
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((BEN WILLIAMS/COORDINATOR OF SOCIAL STUDIES:BECAUSE WE'RE IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY RIGHT NOW, THE REAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY SESSION, THE KIDS GOVERNMENT CLASSES TRY TO COINCIDE THEIR INSTRUCTION ON THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WITH THE ACTUAL SESSION AND THIS IS ANOTHER WAY WE CAN HELP THEM UNDERSTAND HOW THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WORKS.)) ((ERICA CLOUD/HIDDEN VALLEY STUDENT:I'VE ACTUALLY LEARNED LIKE THE WHOLE PROCESS. I DIDN'T KNOW EXACTLY WHAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WENT THOUGH TO GO THROUGH A BILL AND ACTUALLY BEING APART OF IT HAS HELPED ME UNDERSTAND THAT.))
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Local elected officials have been invited to attend the final voting session tomorrow.
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[Dems-Debate]


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The Democrats are debating again tonight in New Hampshire-
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the last debate before next Tuesday's primary there.
For the most part the candidates hammered President Bush's policies instead of attacking each other.
Several of the candidates criticized the President's tax cuts and his handling of the situation in Iraq.
John Edwards defended his votes in Congress authorizing the Iraq war, then later refusing to support the costs.
Joe Lieberman took issue with that, saying when it comes to supporting U-S troops, he'll never say no to that.
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[City-Election]


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Public Safety employees in the city of Roanoke have endorsed three incumbent council members and one newcomer for the upcoming Democratic primary.
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For the first time, Roanoke firefighters, police and sheriff's office employees are joining forces to endorse a slate of candidates.
They say they will support Nelson Harris for Mayor. The group is also endorsing Bev Fitzpatrick, Linda Wyatt, and newcomer Michael Palmer as they seek the Democratic nomination for city council.
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((RODNEY JORDAN/ROANOKE FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATION: AND IT SENDS A CLEAR MESSAGE THAT WE ARE ONE, AND THAT WE SHOULD BE LISTENED TO ESPECIALLY WHEN OUR ISSUES INVOLVE THE SAFETY AND WELL-BEING OF THE PUBLIC.))
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The groups interviewed the nine candidates who will participate in the firehouse primary on February 7th.
They say they will conduct interviews again, and issue endorsements before the general election in May.
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[Tax-plan]


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The state's business groups are divided over Governor Warner's tax plan.
Virginia's Chamber of Commerce Association came out today in support of the governor's plan.
The group specifically endorsed Warner's proposal to hike the sales tax by a penny.
But another group, the National Federation of Independent Businesses, says the sales tax increase will hurt small business.


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A local library was one of only three in the country to receive a coveted award today.
First Lady Laura Bush honored the Pocahontas County Free Libraries in West Virginia and two others for outstanding service to their communities.
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Last year, local and private funding provided nearly three quarters of operating expenses. The Pocahontas library is the home to the state's largest West Virginia and Appalachian collection, and the first lady says it is a vital tool for genealogical research.
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((LAURA BUSH-TO PRESERVE THE RICH HISTORY OF MARLINGTON WEST VIRGINIA, THE POCAHONTAS COUNTY FREE LIBRARIES CREATED A HERITAGE ROOM FOR LOCAL HISTORY AND GENEOLOGY RESEARCH.))
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The Pocahontas Free Library system is also home to the Pearl S. Buck collection, named for the Nobel Laureate born in the county. With support from local groups, the system built two new buildings and extensively renovated another building within the last decade.
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A half dozen people are sickened at an area store and sent to the hospital.
Find out what caused it next on News 7.
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Plus the on-again off-again love affair between J-Lo and Ben appears to be off for good.
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[Sports-preview]


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[Lowes-Illness]

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What appears to be a small stink bomb turned into a major stink today.
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Shortly before four this afternoon a strange smell was reported at the Lowe's near Crossroads Mall. Shoppers began feeling sick. and seven people were taken to Roanoke Memorial hospital with nausea, vomiting and dizziness.
Authororities closed Lowes and the Kroger next door. After a search of the building turned up nothing, the stores reopened.
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[IN Q=We caught a little...]

((BOBBIE SLAYTON/ROANOKE BATTALION CHIEF; WE CAUGHT A LITTLE WHIFF OF IT WHEN WE GOT HERE, A SULPHUR SMELL. OTHER THAN THAT WE COULDN'T FIND ANYTHING, NO SPILLS IN THE STORE, NOTHING OUT OF THE ORDINARY.))
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After reopening the store, a clerk found pieces of glass that were consistant with a stink bomb vial. The seven people taken to the hospital are reported to be in good condition.
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[Vinton-Air]


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A breath of fresh air may be right around the corner for the Roanoke Valley.
The town of Vinton
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is the latest area to adopt the Ozone Early Action Plan. Right now, the Valley's ozone levels are just ABOVE the standard set by the Environmental Protection Agency. Under the new action plan, areas such areas as Roanoke and Salem as well as Botetourt and Roanoke counties would team up to lower the levels in the next three-years.
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((DON DAVIS, VINTON MAYOR@13:01:24:00: WE HAVE UNTIL THE YEAR 2007 TO BRING IT DOWN TO 85 PARTS PER MILLION, IF WE DON'T DO THAT WE HAVE TO BRING IT DOWN TO THE NON-ATTAINABLE SCHEDULE, IT'S A 20-YEAR SCHEDULE AND IT'S VERY STRICT.))
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[OUT Q=.. it's very strict.]
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The experts say we can all help lower levels by carpooling, taking better of our vehicles and even buying more fuel efficient cars.
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[Mars-Rover]


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It's been more than a day since scientists successfully communicated with the Mars Rover. The problem was initially blamed on a storm system on Earth, but now project engineers think it may be a software or hardware problem.
NASA engineers are hoping to know more about what's happened to the rover by early tomorrow, when a window of communication with the Mars craft opens. Julie Cevene (Sa-veen) has more.
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((THE MARS ROVER "SPIRIT" IS, APPARENTLY, OUT TO LUNCH. "We saw a signal..meaning the rover's radio was on, but there wasn't data present." AFTER A NEARLY FLAWLESS MISSION...THE SPACECRAFT STOPPED BEAMING MEANINGFUL DATA TO EARTH ON IT'S EIGHTEENTH DAY...SCIENTISTS ARE CALLING THE CLAM-UP "SERIOUS".... AND ARE WORKING ON DOZENS OF SCENARIOS, IN AN EFFORT TO SORT OUT WHAT WENT WRONG. "It's not clear that there is one cause, when we trace it through, would explain the observables, that's what we've seen." NASA CAN FIX A SOFTWARE GLITCH FROM EARTH...BUT TROUBLE WITH THE ROVER'S HARDWARE...COULD SPELL "MISSION OVER." "Operating a lander on the surface of mars is difficult because it's not like a spacecraft in deep space where you have guaranteed access to it." nats/cheers at jpl SPIRIT LANDED ON JANUARY 3RD...STARTING IT'S MARTIAN INVASION THAT HAS ALREADY PRODUCED THOUSANDS OF HIGHLY DETAILED PICTURES OF THE RED PLANET...INCLUDING MICROSCOPIC IMAGES OF SOIL AND ROCK. THE HOPE NOW...SPIRIT WILL START DISHING OUT MORE DATA, ANY DATA WILL DO. "Even if it wasn't necessarily good data, more data is always." NASA WILL HAVE IT'S HANDS FULL OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS...IT'S NEXT MARTIAN ROVER IS ALREADY EN ROUTE..SPIRIT'S TWIN "OPPORTUNITY" IS SET TO ARRIVE, SATURDAY. IN LOS ANGELES, I'M JULIE CEVENE FOR NEWS SEVEN. ))

[Janklow]


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A judge sentences former Congressman Bill Janklow today to 100 days in jail- for a car crash that killed a motorcyclist.
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After thirty days behind bars, Janklow will be allowed to leave jail during the day to perform community service.
It was last month that a jury convicted Janklow of second degree manslaughter for barrelling through a stop sign- and crashing with a motorcyclist.
Janklow's today told the judge he's sorry and if he could trade places with the victim, he would.
The victims daughter today had no comment as she left court. The family has filed a civil lawsuit.
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She was a rapid-fire tap dancer who went on to be a star of stage and screen.
We'll look back on the life of Ann Miller when News 7 returns.
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Plus meet a Roanoke doctor who's been treating patients for 50 years... and has no plans to retire.
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[Miller-obit]


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She could tap dance with the best.... she may have even been the best.
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Broadway and Hollywood Legend Ann Miller has died at a Los Angeles Hospital.
Miller gained fame as a rapid fire tap dancer- as she showed in "Kiss me Kate."
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((nat sound tap dancing.))
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Miller went on to star in forty films and several stage musicals including Sugar Babies with Mickey Rooney.
Miller who is seen here on the right in the red dress.... was suffering from lung cancer. Ann Miller was 81 years old.
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[Bennifer-Breakup]


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The tabloid presses are working overtime tonight.
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After several days of saying things were just fine Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez have called off their engagement. J-Lo's publicist says she broke up with Ben, and his camp isn't saying anything about the matter. The couple has been under intense scrutiny for the past year and a half. They were supposed to get married in September, but called off the wedding citing, "excessive media attention."
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[S-Extra]


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High school hoops, another ACC Connection report, Rusty Wallace on the media tour and much more
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but first our extra point. ESPN is reporting that former Redskins coach Norv Turner is interviewing for the vacant Oakland Raiders head coaching spot. Turner was 49-59 and 1 in six plus seasons in Washington before being fired late in the 2000 season. Turner has been the Dolphins offensive coordinator.
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[S-Fleming]


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Lets start with high school hoops. Alleghany at Fleming
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The Mountaineers came into Fleming gym looking to pull rank on the Colonels.
Watch Fleming's Darryl Grasham gather the rebound and score on the put back after two attempts.
Early in the third quarter, Fleming's Dere Hicks dishes to Lamar Anderson who buries the trey. 31-25 Colonels.
[SUPER=33-William Fleming/57/Alleghany/47;]


Then with less than 2 minutes left in the third, Alleghany's Matt Vess rips rope from the right bringing the score to 34-29 Colonels and they win it 57-47.
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[S-Botetourt]


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Over in Daleville, William Byrd's Tim Moore threw a 70 foot shot down court that went in at the buzzer to beat Lord Botetourt 53-50.
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Dave Culicerto looked like he was ready to place himself.
Botetourt was sharp early as the Cavaliers Tyler Graham finds the range from behind the three point line.
[SUPER=33-William Byrd/53/Lord Botetourt/50;]Byrd would answer right back as Ryan Allen connects on this shot and his

Terriers escape with the three point win.
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Despite 26 points from Rashad McCants, Florida State shocks 7th ranked North Carolina 90-81 in overtime tonight.
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Tampa Bay quarterback Brad Johnson was on hand.
Todd Galloway hits this three pointer with seven seconds left in regulation to send the game into overtime.
[SUPER=33-Florida State/90/North Carolina/81;] Then in OT, the Seminoles score the first 11 points, including six from

Tim Picket who tallied 30 on the night.
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[S-Connect]


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Our ACC Connection focuses on two old friends in a new place. Travis Wells has more on the two former Radford coaches.
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(( Travis: Oliver: Ron:
Purnell went from Radford to the sidelines at Old Dominion and eventually to Dayton where the Flyers won 88 games in four seasons. Bradley spent last season as an assistant at James Madison. The two have the same goal now of putting Clemson back on the basketball map, and that starts with getting quality players to attend school in the Upstate of South Carolina.
Oliver: Ron:
This weekend on Your Hometown Station, Duke steps outside the ACC to battle Georgetown Saturday in the nation's capital. That one is followed up by the Yellow Jackets and Wolfpack from Raleigh. Then on Sunday Wake Forest visits Tallahassee to tangle with the Seminoles in a 1pm tip. Travis Wells with the ACC Connection.))

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Rusty Wallace has a new teammate and new hope after a dismal 2003. Mike Stevens has more from the NASCAR Media Tour.
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

[Doctor-Award]


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At the age of 82 a Roanoke doctor says he has no plans to retire.
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Doctor Robert Keeley has spent nearly 50 years in the Roanoke Valley treating patients. He started at Jefferson Hospital and went on to be one of the founders of Community Hospital and the Jefferson Surgical Clinic.
His commitment to serving others earned him this year's lifetime achievement award from the Roanoke Valley Academy of Medicine.
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((DR. ROBERT KEELEY/LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD RECIPIENT; I'M VERY HONORED OF COURSE BUT I THINK THERE ARE MANY PEOPLE THAT PROBABLY DESERVE THAT HONOR MORE THAN I DO. IT ISN'T REALLY Y ABOUT ME IT'S ABOUT WHAT WE DO))
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And his love for medicine has apparently rubbed off on 7 of his 15 children. Four are doctors and three are nurses.
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