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A shooting injured one person in Roanoke this morning.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/This Morning;]

Roanoke Police say a distrubtance was reported on the 2700 block of Centre Avenue around 3 this morning. Officials say shots were fired and one person was injured - but not seriously. No further details are available at this time. The police are still investigating.
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[NH-Debate]


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After the Iowa Caucus, the polls showed voters place a high priority on beating President Bush.
At the Democrats' last debate before the New Hampshire primary, each candidate tried to show that HE was the man to do the job.
Aleen Sirgany has highlights from last night's showdown.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Manchester, NH; :00]
[SUPER=01-Sen. John Kerry/(D) Presidential Candidate; :23]
[SUPER=01-Wesley Clark/(D) Presidential Candidate; :29]
[SUPER=01-Howard Dean/(D) Presidential Candidate; :49]
[SUPER=01-Sen. John Edwards/(D) Presidential Candidate; 1:03]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Joe Lieberman/(D) Presidential Candidate; 1:19]
[SUPER=01-Aleen Sirgany/CBS News; 1:26]
[RUNS=1:43]
[OUT Q=Sirgany, CBS News, New Hampshire.]


((

HE WASNT ON STAGE.. BUT ATTACKS AGAINST PRESIDENT BUSH TOOK CENTER STAGE.. DURING THE DEMOCRATS LAST FACE-TO-FACE MEETING BEFORE THE NEW HAMPSHIRE PRIMARY.
THE FRONT RUNNER IN THE STATE.. SENATOR JOHN KERRY.. SAID PRESIDENT BUSH CHOSE THE WRONG WAY TO CONDUCT THE WAR IN IRAQ. WHILE RETIRED ARMY GENERAL WESLEY CLARK TOOK AIM AT THE PATRIOT ACT.
SEN. JOHN KERRY (D-MA), Presidential Candidate 21:43:28 He has run the most arrogant inept reckless and ideological foreign policy in the modern history of our country. WESLEY CLARK, Presidential Candidate 20:57:39 We can not win the war on terror by giving up freedoms were trying to protect
HOWARD DEAN TOOK ON THE PRESIDENTS TAX CUTS.. BUT HE WAS ALSO STILL DOING DAMAGE CONTROL FROM THE SPEECH HE GAVE AFTER THE IOWA CAUCUS. THE FORMER VERMONT GOVERNOR SAID PEOPLE HAVE HAD A LOT OF FUN AT HIS EXPENSE, BUT HE IS THE CANDIDATE THAT DOES WHAT HE BELIEVES.
HOWARD DEAN, Presidential Candidate 20:23:31 I think it is important for a president of the united states to stand up for whats right not whats popular.
THE CANDIDATE TRYING TO REPEAT HIS CAUCUS SUCCESS.. NORTH CAROLINA SENATOR JOHN EDWARDS.. WAS ASKED IF HE HAD ENOUGH EXPERIENCE TO LEAD THE COUNTRY.
SEN. JOHN EDWARDS (D-NC), Presidential Candidate 21:18:20 I think 32 percent of Iowans decided it was not too early.. that they wanted me to be there president. I think the reason for that is people are hungry for change.
SENATOR JOE LIEBERMAN WHO DID NOT COMPETE IN IOWA.. POINTED TO HIS RECORD ON DEFENSE AND COMMITMENT TO VALUES IN ORDER TO CAST HIMSELF AS THE BEST CANDIDATE TO TAKE ON THE PRESIDENT.
SEN JOE LIEBERMAN (D-CT), Presidential Candidate 20:55:00 Lets not let george bush and the republicans claim that they have some sort of a monopoly on values
STANUP CLOSE - WITH THE FOCUS ON PRESIDENT BUSH, JOHN EDWARDS SAID AFTERWARDS HE THOUGHT IT WAS HARD TO TELL THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE CANDIDATES. NEW HAMPSHIRE VOTERS HAVE JUST A FEW MORE DAYS TO FIGURE IT OUT AND PICK A FAVORITE. ALEEN SIRGANY, CBS NEWS, NEW HAMPSHIRE.
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Public Safety employees are teaming up to support thier pick of candidates in the upcoming Democratic primary.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


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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[SOT]
[IN Q=And it sends a clear message]

((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.))
[SUPER=01-Rodney Jordan/Roanoke Firefighters Association;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=safety and well-being of the public.]
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[VO-NAT]


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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Steve Arrington has lost the a seat on the Bedford County board of supervisors twice in the past week.
Now he's debating whether he'll run in November.
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[SUPER=03-Bedford/Last Week]

Arrington beat incumbent Tony Ware last fall by 12 votes. But a three-judge panel overturned the results of that election, because of voting errors in one Forest precinct. Arrington was going to apply for the interim vacancy, however the board appointed Ware Monday night without considering any other candidates. Arrington says he was surprised and disappointed by the move. He expects to decide by this weekend whether to run in the special election in November.
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[11Abortion-clinics]


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31 years ago, the contraversial Roe v. Wade decision was handed down.
Thousands of protestors took to the streets of Washington yesterday protesting legalized abortion.
And here in Virginia, the House of Delegates recognized the anniversary by passing a measure that opponents say restricts abortion rights.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


The Republican-controlled House approved a bill yesterday 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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[SOT 09:34:51]
[IN Q=A REPTILE IN A VET'S CLINIC]

((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.))
[SUPER=01-Del. Bob Marshall/(R) Manassas; :00]
[SUPER=01-Del. Vivian Watts/(D) Annandale; :09]
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[OUT Q=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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[11Model-XGR]


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Some area high school students are getting a taste of politics first hand this week.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Yesterday 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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[IN Q=Because we're in the]

((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.))
[SUPER=01-Ben Williams/Coordinator of Social Studies; :00]
[SUPER=01-Erica Cloud/Hidden Valley Student; :16]
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[OUT Q=me understand that]
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Local elected officials have been invited to attend the final voting session today.
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[11Tax-plan]


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Virginia businesses are not united when it comes to support of Governor Warner's tax plan.
Virginia's Chamber of Commerce Association came out yesterday 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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In other business news,
Profit reports continue to flood Wall Street and Microsoft profits beat estimates and sales topped ten billion dollars.
Alexis Christoforous has in this morning's Marketwatch.
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[SUPER=01-Alexis Christoforous/Reporting; :00]
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[OUT Q=in New York.]

(( PROFIT REPORTS CONTINUE TO FLOOD WALL STREET
AFTER THE CLOSING BELL, MICROSOFT SHOWED INVESTORS ITS BOTTOMLINE.. PROFITS AT THE SOFTWARE GIANT SANK 17 PERCENT BECAUSE OF A PROGRAM THAT ALLOWED EMPLOYEES TO SELL UNPROFITABLE STOCK OPTIONS..WITHOUT THOSE SPECIALS COSTS.. MICROSOFT'S PROFITS OUTSTRIPPED ESTIMATES.. AND SALES TOPPED 10 BILLION DOLLARS ... THAT'S A RECORD. MICROSOFT SAYS IT expects to see double-digit growth in personal computer sales from now through June.
ON WALL STREET...AFTER A CHOPPY SESSION THE DOW ENDED PRETTY MUCH WHERE IT STARTED, DOWN LESS THAN HALF A POINT
BUT THE NASDAQ WAS HURT BY A TECH SELLOFF DOWN 23 POINTS.
JC PENNEY IS TIGHTEING ITS BELT.. THE DEPARTMENT STORE CHAIN WILL CUT AT LEAST 475 JOBS. JC PENNEY PLANS TO SHUTDOWN A TELEMARKETING FACILITY IN AUSTIN TEXAS, RESTRUCTURE ITS CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS AND REIN IN MARKETING EXPENSES.
FIND OUT MORE OR TRACK YOUR STOCKS AT CBS.MW.COM IN NY I'M ALEXIS CHRISTOFOROUS))



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[11Lowes-Illness]


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A small stink bomb caused a major stinch in Roanoke yesterday.
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[VO-NAT - :21]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Shortly before four p-m yesterday 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.))
[SUPER=01-Bobbie Slayton/Roanoke Battalion Chief;]
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[OUT Q=nothing out of the ordinary.]
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[VO-NAT - :10+]

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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[11Vinton-Air]


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Cleaner air may be on tap 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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[IN Q=We have until...]

((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.))
[SUPER=01-Don Davis/Vinton Mayor]
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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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Despite budget cuts, the Pocahontas Library system has stayed on top of serving its community.
That's why it was one of only three libraries nationwide to recieve a coveted award from First Lady Laura Bush.
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[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]

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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[SOT 16:20:00]
[IN Q=TO PRESERVE THE ]

((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.))
[SUPER=01-Laura Bush/First Lady;]
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[OUT Q=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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Whether you love or hate football, the Super Bowl is a national "must see".
And it's not just for what's happening on the field.
A lot of viewers tune in for the commercials.
Ed Crane reports.
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[SUPER=01-Richard Linnett/Advertising Age; :10]
[SUPER=01-Bernice Kanner/The Super Bowl of Advertising; :24]
[SUPER=01-Peter Gardiner/Deutsch, Inc. Chief Media Officer; :47]
[SUPER=01-Len Short/AOL Vice-President; 2:31]
[SUPER=01-Ed Crane/CBS News; 2:53]
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[OUT Q=Ed Crane, CBS News Marketwatch, NY.]




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Virginia is taking a step in reducing the risk of Mad Cow Disease.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


Yesterday, cows in the Richmond area were electronically tagged.
The tag is stapled to the animal's ear, allowing farmers to follow the cow from birth to the time they are slaughtered.
Agriculture officials say that the tagging does NOT affect cows in any way, but they're confident that the new process will help prevent Mad Cow Disease.
Officials have made the tagging system mandatory for all cows in the Commonwealth, but said that it will take some time for the program to run smoothly.
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An 82 year old Roanoke doctor has not intention of retiring.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


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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[SOT1:31:31]
[IN Q=I'm very honored of course but I think]

((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))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Robert Keeley/Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient]
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[OUT Q=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.
Keeley will receive his award today at a banquet to raise money for a new program to help the uninsured in Valley... A program Keeley helped spearhead.
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In Entertainment news, It's Bennifer no more and an American Idol from North Carolina is making his prime-time sitcom debut.
Kim Hutcherson has more.
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[IN Q=It's splitsville]
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles/March 23; :07]
[SUPER=04-File Tape; :19]
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[SUPER=01-Kim Hutcherson/Reporting; :43]
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((IT'S SPLITSVILLE..FOR J.LO AND BEN.. A SPOKESPERSON FOR LOPEZ CONFIRMS THE NEWS THAT J. LO AND BEN AFFLECK HAVE BROKEN UP. THE DECISION WAS REPORTEDLY MUTUAL. THEY HAD BEEN DATING FOR 18 MONTHS. UNIVERSAL MUSIC IS PLANNING TO RELEASE PREVIOUSLY UNPUBLISHED TRACKS FROM THE LATE BOB MARLEY'S EARLY YEARS. THE FIRST OF THESE RARE SONGS TO BE RELEASED WILL BE COMPILED IN A THREE DISC SET..TO HIT STORES IN MARCH. AMERICAN IDOL'S CLAY AIKEN TRADES SHEET MUSIC FOR A SCRIPT. HE WILL MAKE HIS ACTING DEBUT TONIGHT ON THE N-B-C SITCOM "ED." AIKEN HOPES HIS NEXT ROLE.. WILL BE ON HIS FAVORITE SHOW, "THE WEST WING."
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AND THAT'S THE HOLLYWOOD MINUTE, I'M KIM HUTCHERSON. ))