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New charges have been brought against Doctor Cecil Knox and his office manager for the fourth time.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/October;]

The new indictment does not name the Dr.'s medical practice, just Knox himself, Office Manager Bev Boone and Licensed Professional Counselor Bill James. It cites three patients whose use of OxyContin, Methadone or Morphine caused serious injury or death. Dr. Knox is also charged with perjury for his trial testimony, when he said patient Chris Ann Brown told him she would abort her baby, if she couldn't get pain relief. A new trial is set to begin April 13th.
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Roanoke police are searching for a bank robber.
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Police say he walked into the Wachovia branch on Grandin Road about 4 p.m. yesterday, demanded money and took off with an undisclosed amount.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


No one was injured and no one saw a weapon.
Anyone with information is asked to call Roanoke Police.
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State Police say they want to know the kind of traffic violations being committed in the state's only Highway Safety Corridor.
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[VO-NAT :32]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Last Week;]

Troopers started patrolling the fifteen miles of Interstate 81 from Ironto to Salem last week. So far they've issued at least 141 summons. Most of the tickets included speeding. A State Police spokesman says the infractions will eventually be broken down into categories with a special report on driver activity in the Safety Zone to follow. The stretch of interstate is one of the most dangerous in the state. Troopers say speeding, lane changes and tailgating are the biggest problems.
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The relationship between local college students and some Salem residents appears to be better this year.
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[SUPER=03-Salem;]


If you drive along Craig Avenue near Roanoke College you will find clean streets and plenty of peace and quiet.
That wasn't the case this time last year.
Many nearby residents were fed up with all the noise and trash, off campus students left behind.
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[IN Q=Things on this street]

((FRED LEE/CRAIG AVENUE RESIDENT: THINGS ON THIS STREET WERE ALMOST DOWN TO A SLUM AREA FROM THE COLLEGE KIDS.))
[SUPER=01-Fred Lee/Craig Avenue Resident;]
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[OUT Q=THE COLLEGE KIDS]
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In response, the city of Salem formed a task force made up of administrators, police, students, and nearby residents.
Roanoke College did its part by implementing several changes including penalizing students who live off campus and are repeat offenders.
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[SOT 11:42]
[IN Q=Previous year we had]

((THOMAS TURNER/ROANOKE COLLEGE'S DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC SAFETY: PREVIOUS YEAR WE HAD NINE STUDENTS THAT HAD RECEIVED MORE THAN ONE SUMMONS OFF CAMPUS FOR A NUISANCE VIOLATION AND THIS PAST FALL, FALL OF 2003 WE HAD ONLY THREE STUDENTS.))
[SUPER=01-Thomas Turner/Roanoke College Director of Public Safety;]
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[OUT Q=only three students]
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The Salem Police Department also reports calls to Craig Avenue are down nearly fifty percent over last year.
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The results of the Iowa caucuses mean primary races in the South, including the one in Virginia, may help determine the Democratic presidential contender.
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Governor Mark Warner yesterday congratulated Massachusetts Senator John Kerry on his win.
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


Warner says a closer race means the Virginia primary takes on added significance in choosing the eventual winner.

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[IN Q=I think it's probably]

((GOV. MARK WARNER; I THINK IT'S PROBABLY GONNA MEAN THAT THE VIRGINIA DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY IS EVEN GONNA BE EVEN MORE IMPORTANT IN THIS NOMINATING PROCESS. I THINK THAT'S GOOD FOR PARTY BUILDING IN VIRGINIA. ))
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[OUT Q=building in Virginia.]
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Virginia's primary has been moved up to February tenth, eight days after the primaries in seven other states.


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Economic empowerment for minorities is one of the concerns Virginia's Legislative Black Caucus is taking up this session.
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[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


For the first time in its history, the group has a representative from the western part of the state.
Roanoke Delegate Onzlee Ware says he and the 15 other caucus members will be working to correct Virginia's economic disparity.
He points to a recent study showing that less than two percent of state contracts go to minority owned business.
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[SOT 00:43:22]
[IN Q=STATE AGENCIES OVER THE YEARS HAVE]

((DELEGATE ONZLEE WARE/D-ROANOKE: STATE AGENCIES OVER THE YEARS HAVE NOT BEEN KIND TO MINORITY BUSINESSES AND WE USE IT NOT TO NECESSARILY CRITICIZE BUT AS A STARTING POINT TO GO IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION WHICH SHOULD CERTAINLY BE A BENEFIT.))
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[OUT Q=WHICH SHOULD CERTAINLY BE A BENEFIT.]
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The caucus is also supporting an increase in the minimum wage and a moratorium on the death penalty.
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He has led the effort to save Victory Stadium and kill plans to build a new stadium and amphitheater.
Yesterday Brian Wishneff called on Roanokers who share his concerns to support his bid for city council.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Wishneff gathered with supporters at the Roanoke Higher Education Center, one of projects he helped to plan as a city official, and independent consultant.
He says the controversy involving Victory Stadium is symbolic of bigger problems in city government.
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[SOT 08:55:01]
[IN Q=Whether it's Victory Stadium]

((BRIAN WISHNEFF/(D) CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE: WHETHER IT'S VICTORY STADIUM, WHATEVER THE ISSUE IS, THERE'S JUST NO PUBLIC ANY MORE IN THE PUBLIC DEBATE. AND EVEN WHEN THE PUBLIC DOES SHOW UP, THE IMPRESSION THAT I HEAR PEOPLE WALK AWAY WITH IS NOBODY'S LISTENING.))
[SUPER=01-Brian Wishneff/(D) Roanoke City Council Candidate;]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=is nobody's listening.]
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Wishneff is seeking the Democratic nomination for city council, and says he and Sherman Lea are running as a team.
The party will choose its slate of council candidates at a firehouse primary February 7th at the Roanoke Civic Center Exhibit Hall.
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Judge Robert Doherty has suffered a stroke, but there is no word on his condition.
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[SUPER=04-December 3;]

The Circuit Court judge had been working at the Roanoke County Courthouse, when it happened. He was taken by ambulance to Lewis Gale Medical Center. Doherty was first appointed to the Circuit Bench serving the Roanoke area in 1995.
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The Red Cross is helping victms of yesterday's fire at northwest Roanoke apartment complex.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Wednesday Morning;]

The blaze started a little after midnight Wednesday at the Sterlingwood Apartments on Montauk Road. Officials say the fire started from a bathroom exhaust fan in one of the apartments and spread to five other units. No one was hurt, but the damage forced 21-people out of their homes. Yolanda Davis is one of the many now receiving help from the Red Cross.
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((YOLANDA DAVIS/FIRE VICTIM: THEY'RE GONNA ASSIST ME WITH SOME FOOD AND CLOTHING. THEY GIVE ME A CARE PACKAGE HERE, A HELPING HAND.))
[SUPER=01-Yolanda Davis/Fire Victim;]
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[OUT Q=a helping hand]
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[VO-NAT]

Davis and her children had been living in their apartment for less than a year, but she regrets not getting renter's insurance. Damage from the fire is estimated at 225-thousand dollars.
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[8-11J-Crew]


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Corporate restructuring and a slowdown in catalog sales is being blamed for layoffs at J-Crew in Lynchburg.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg;]


The affected workers arrived at the customer relations and distribution center in Lynchburg.. only to find they are out of a job.
A company spokesman would not specify how many people are being let go; the facility normally employs about one thousand people year-round.
The spokesman says J. Crew's mail order business has gone down in recent years, leaving the Lynchburg center overstaffed.
Those being laid off are being offered severance packages.
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[ENG#=4]


Buyers of guns at gun shows may soon be subjected to greater scrutiny.
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[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


Yesterday a Senate Committee narrowly approved a bill requiring criminal background checks at gun shows.
Richmond Senator Henry Marsh is the patron of the bill.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/December 2002; ]


He says the lax regulation of gun sales by unlicensed dealers at gun shows contributes to Virginia's high crime rate.
But opponents of the bill say less than two percent of the guns used in crime are bought at gun shows.
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[SOT 14:42:10]
[IN Q=PEOPLE LIKE TIMOTHY MCVEIGH]

((JIM SALO/VIRGINIANS AGAINST HANDGUN VIOLENCE: PEOPLE LIKE TIMOTHY MCVEIGH THE OKLAHOMA CITY BOMBER TRADED AT GUN SHOWS WE ALSO KNOW THAT THE GUNS USED WERE PURCHASED AT A GUN SHOW.)) ((DAWSON HOBBEST/NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION: THIS LEGISLATION WILL DO NOTHING TO PREVENT CRIME WILL NOT TAKE GUNS OUT OF THE HANDS OF CRIMINALS.))
[SUPER=01-Jim Salo/Virginians Against Handgun Violence; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dawson Hobbes/National Rifle Association; :15]
[RUNS=:21]
[OUT Q=GUNS OUT OF THE HANDS OF CRIMINALS.]
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The legislation must still make it through both the House of Delegates and the Senate.
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[BIRTHDAYS!] 1/23/04
Friday:

[SUPER=130-14/Akemeius Pannell/Gretna]



[SUPER=130-50/Rose Vaughn/Martinsville]



[SUPER=130-12/Keith White/Glasgow]



[SUPER=130-18/Sophia Branche/Glasgow]



[SUPER=130-81/Lawrence Hawkins/Salem]


No Pictures:

[SUPER=131-17/Darius Holland/Rocky Mount]



[SUPER=131-84/Gaylord Jewell/Lafayette]


Anniversary:
[SUPER=131-1st/Larry & Samantha Larue/Lerona, WV]

[Mornin' Promo] [ANCHOR-Kim] [Animation]
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((Tomorrow on News 7 Mornin'.))
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[Kim on Camera] There's a big birthday in Bedford -- 250 years.
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[VO-NAT]

We'll visit the historic Bedford City-County Museum building, and get on board for one of the exhibits inside
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[Animation full] tomorrow on News 7 Mornin'.