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Coming up on News 7-
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State police put out a search for a qualified candidate hoping to join their team. One of the guards held hostage in an Arizona prison is set free. And one Brazilian artist finds 30-thousand ways to use the number-2 pencil.
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Plus Robin tracks a winter storm headed our way. News 7 is next.

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The Virginia State Police try to recruit the unemployed in Southside, but wind up with folks from all over the country.

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Good evening, I'm Myranda Stephens.

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Virginia State Police took their recruitment campaign to Southside today.
Applicants traveled to Martinsville from as far as Massachusetts in hopes of getting a job. The department hopes to hire nearly 200 people statewide by next January and as Jennifer Wishon reports, there are plenty of interested candidates.
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((DON'T FORGET TO GET A BENEFITS PACKAGE BECAUSE IT'S VERY IMPORTANT.))
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It wasn't Virginia State Police, but job hunters who responded to a call in Martinsville Saturday.
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((Tim Montrief))
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About a hundred people showed up for the Career Session to learn more about the possibility of becoming State Troopers. That's about half the number of people the department hopes to hire this year.
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((Jennifer Wishon/JWishon@WDBJ7.com))
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((Sgt. Tom Foster))
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((QUICK NATS OF DOG IN CAR))
Foster says it's important for applicants to see the department does more than just run radar. ((NATS OF DOG DEMONSTRATION))
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In a post September 11th world, today's applicants will go through slightly different training, something that agrees with Robert Pradd.
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Candidates for the job must be 21 years old on the date they're hired, have a clean background and be ready for independence.
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The next recruitment destination isn't until this spring in Wytheville, but interested parties can download applications from the department's website or pick them up at any local office. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Martinsville.))

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Some churches have already cancelled services tomorrow in anticipation of expected weather.
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[TAKE SCHOOLWATCH FS] Auburn United Methodist, Beaver Creek Baptist, and Bonbrook Baptist have cancelled all services.
Also, services are cancelled for Craig Valley Baptist, Fairview United Methodist, and the Fleming Chapel.
Rainbow Forest Baptist will hold a 9 o'clock service only, while Sidney United Methodist, and the Lynchburg Church have called off ceremonies for tomorrow.

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[TAKE CLOSINGS #4473 FS]

You can always find a full list of our church and business closings at WDBJ-7-dot-com.
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[Water-Main]


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About 70 Roanoke County homes were without water most of the day.
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Utility officials say this pipe near Crestwood Estates broke around 10 o'clock this morning. They say the line is new, but changes in temperatures often cause the ground to shift - affecting the pipes. Crews worked throughout the day to repair the line. Water was restored after more than six-hours.
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The owner of a potentially dangerous dam in Augusta County says he will NOT drain his pond.
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Yesterday, state officials warned the dam could fail on the next rainfall because a section has eroded. The owner of the property told authorities yesterday he would drain the pond this weekend, but said today he had NOT started, and had no intention of doing so. State officials say they do have the authority to drain the pond themselves, if there is an imminent danger to life or property. 8 families live below the 4-acre pond, and have been advised to evacuate the area.
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Lieutenant Governor Tim Kaine has proposed the creation of a four- year- university in Southside. He hasn't announced a timeline, but a Martinsville businessman is offering the location.
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Bill Adkins, along with a partner, purchased land to develop near Danville 12 years ago. There's now 300 acres left and Adkins hopes to donate 100 of them for a university. He says nothing will help the community more than educated people.
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((BILL ADKINS: HIGHER EDUCATION IS WHAT EVERYONE'S PROMOTING TODAY AND OF COURSE WHEN YOU GET A UNIVERSITY YOU GET SO MANY OTHER THINGS. YOU GET PEOPLE WHO MAINTAIN THE BUILDINGS AND THEN YOU GET THE PROFESSORS AND THE TEACHERS AND SO FORTH.))
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Adkins admits the donation will help increase the value of the land he's already developed. Lieutenant Governor Kaine's office is aware of the offer and keeping it in mind. Kaine plans to introduce a resolution in the General Assembly directing the State Council on Higher Education to start planning for the new university.

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The democratic hopefuls for President are continuing their march across New Hampshire just days away from that critical primary. Jennifer Donelan has more from the Granite State.
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((IT WAS A NIGHT OF STANDING OVATIONS. DEMOCRATS WHO WANT TO BE PRESIDENT SPOKE TO THEIR PARTY. ONLY ONE WILL BE SELECTED TO GO UP AGAINST GEORGE BUSH. QUESTION ISWHO WILL THE VOTERS PICK? SENATOR JOHN KERRY IS IN GOOD POSITION FOR A FACE-OFF WITH THE WHITE HOUSE. Nat Sot -
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HIS SCORES IN THE POLLS ARE HIGHMOST GIVE HIM A DOUBLE DIGIT LEAD. IN THE CROWD AT A CHARITY HOCKEY GAMEHIS YELLOW SHIRTED SUPPORTERS ARE NOT HARD TO FIND. A BRIGADE OF FIREFIGHTERS RESPONDING FOR KERRY. Sot - Bob Johnson/Kerry Volunteer Anything they need us to do. Reporter - Day or night? Anytime, anywhere. Standup - Jennifer Donelan/Manchester Kerry is hoping to score here as he did in Iowa while Howard Dean is trying to get out of the penalty box and win over New Hampshire voters. Nat Sot - Last name, cell phone number? DEAN'S VOLUNTEERS ARE IN A WEEKEND RUSH TO CLOSE THE NUMBERS GAP. We are working 7 - 24 HOPING FOR AN 11TH HOUR COMEBACK. DR. DEAN MADE HOUSECALLS TODAY. A FORMER GENERALAND A RISING STAR ARE DRAWING LARGE CROWDS. THE STAGE HAS BEEN SETTUESDAY NIGHTTHE FINALE IS UP TO THE VOTERS. JENNIFER DONELAN, CBS NEWS, MANCHESTER NEW HAMPSHIRE.))



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Still to come on the newscast, criticism of the Bush administration grows about weapons of mass destruction in Iraq...

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and one of two prison guards held hostage for nearly a week is released after a mysterious demand is met.
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((Hey, everybody. Travis Wells here in the News 7 Sports Office. Coming up later, the Cavs are left feeling a little blue in Chapel Hill. The Hustlin' Highlanders work overtime while Roanoke gets stung by the Jackets. The Tech Women tune up for the Lady Huskies, and Jeff Burton needs some cash and a logo for his hood. All that and more on the way in sports.))

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Three separate bombings in Iraq have left five Americans dead.
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Three soldiers were killed and six others wounded when a vehicle exploded near a checkpoint in Khaldiya (cal-DEE-ya).

At least eight Iraqis were injured, six of them women.
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Two soldiers were killed by a roadside bomb that struck their convoy near Fallujah.
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And four Iraqis were killed by a truck bomb in Samarra (suh-MAR-uh) -- 40 others were wounded. All of today's attacks come inside the volatile Sunni Triangle west of Baghdad, where resistance to the U-S occupation has been strongest.
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[Weapons-Iraq]


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While in the former Soviet Republic of Georgia today, Secretary of State Colin Powell says prewar Iraq may not have had weapons of mass destruction after all. He also said it's an open ended question, and "we don't know yet."
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That comment came after reporters asked why weapons inspector David Kay, who resigned earlier this week, said Iraq did not have large quantities biological or chemical weapons. In last year's State of the Union address, President Bush said Iraq had bough uranium for a nuclear weapon from Niger, but in this year's speech he backtracked.
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((ALREADY, THE KAY REPORT IDENTIFIED DOZENS OF WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION-RELATED PROGRAM ACTIVITIES -- JOSEPH CIRINCIONE/CARNEGIE ENDOWMENTWHATEVER THAT MEANS!" "THEY DON'T WANT TO COME TO THE CONCLUSION THAT NOTHING IS THERE. THEY'RE TRYING TO BUY TIME))
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The man named to replace Kay already says the, "prospects of finding chemical or biological weapons is close to NIL at this point." The president's supporters say Bush did the right thing, and America is safer from terrorism now.
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Vice President Cheney insisted earlier in the week, "the jury's still out" on the weapons and what Saddam was hiding.


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One of two prison guards held hostage at an Arizona prison has been released.
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He was released after authorities gave the hostage takers an unknown demand. Though one guard is safe at the hospital now, prison authorities say their work is not finished. A female corrections officer is still being held.
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((CAM HUNTER/AZ DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS--OUR MISSION IS NOT ACCOMPLISHED CERTAINLY, UNTIL WE GET THAT SECOND CORRECTION OFFICER INTO OUR TEAM AND BACK TO THAT PERSON'S FAMILY.))
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Two guards were taken hostage at Arizona's second largest prison five days ago, when the inmates overpowered them. The other four thousand prisoners have been in lock down since the ordeal began.
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Up next on the newscast, the Red Cross is running dry, but this time it's not the blood supply...
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and also, pencils are often used in art, but when do they actually BECOME works of art? We'll show you one exhibit that's drawing a lot of attention.
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[Red-Cross]


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The American Red Cross is calling for more donations -- but not just in the form of blood.
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The Roanoke Valley chapter says it's disaster relief fund has suffered a significant drop as a result of recent fires in the area. The fund is used to assist fire and other disaster victims with food, clothing and shelter. Officials say they've used more than three-thousand dollars this week alone, but they say money isn't their main concern.
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((AMY WHITTAKER/ROANOKE VALLEY RED CROSS: DISASTER PREPAREDNESS IS ONE CAUSE THAT THE RED CROSS HAS ALWAYS CHAMPIONED. WE'VE ALWAYS ENCOURAGED FOLKS TO BE PREPARED FOR A FIRE FLOOD OR HURRICANE, OR UNFORTUNATELY A TERRORIST ACT. SO WE'VE ALWAYS ENCOURAGED FOLKS TO HAVE A DISASTER PLAN IN PLACE.))
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Whittaker says checking the batteries in their smoke detectors is another small safety precaution that many people often forget.
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[First-Night]


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A popular New Years Eve celebration is returning to the Roanoke Valley.
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Event planner Wendi Schultz has been trying to revive the First Night celebration in Roanoke County and has had her eyes set on the Town of Vinton. This week Town Council unanimously voted to offer the town as a venue.
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Schultz says she's thrilled and has already begun planning the alcohol- free celebration. She says the name may change, but it will still be a "First Night" type event.
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Coming up, the Hoos find the going tough on the road again, the Tech women tune up for UConn by beating up on BC, and Jeff Burton needs a sponsor, but first tonight's extra point,
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NC State quarterback Phillip Rivers threw for 213 yards today in the Senior Bowl. One of Rivers TD passes wentr 21 yards to Tech's Ernest Wilford. Rivers led the South to a 28-10 win over the North.
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Virginia chased its third straight ACC win against 7th ranked North Carolina today, but the Tarheels ran away in yet another second half Cavalier collapse. Steve Mason has more from Chapel Hill.
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Radford improved to 4 and 3 in the Big South today by beating Coastal Carolina for the 13th straight time.
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Byron Samuels watched his team fall behind by 13 in the second half before rallying.
Check out Aaron Gill drop the dime for Chris Oliver who throws down the slam for 2 of his 9 points.
The Hustlin' Highlanders then play some 'd'. Andre Bynum gets the deflection. Chris Goodin comes up with the loose ball and eventually gets it to Gill for another jami-jam and the comeback was on.
Goodin threw in 18 points today including these three from behind the arc, but it all came down to this in overtime.
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Olu Popoola gets the leaner to go down. He led RU with 22 points and the Highlanders won it 77 to 76 in OT.
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[WIPE to ENG!!]
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Page Moir's Roanoke College club lost for the 5th straight time today at home to Randolph-Macon.
The Noke trailed by 10 at the break, but rallied thanks to shots like this one from Nyjuan Hall. Four
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Maroons scored in double figures, but the Yellow Jackets knocked down 31 of 37 free throws and won it 78 to 68.
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[S-Women]


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The Virginia Tech Hokies dropped their third straight contest tonight on the road at Seton Hall 83-76. Bryant Matthews led Tech with 17 points.
Bonnie Henrickson's ladies fared much better against BC as Henrickson picked up career coaching win number 150.
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The Hokies have now won back to back games for the first time in nearly 3 and a half weeks.
Carrie Mason scored 16 points in this one. She finishes with the tough drive to the rim for the hard earned deuce right here.
Dawn Chriss continues to play well for Tech. She tallied 14 points against the Eagles including these two with the kiss off the window.
[SUPER=33-Boston College/64/Virginia Tech #19/80/;]


Then Erin Gibson goes to work on the block. She also had 14. The Hokies trailed by 2 at the break but exploded in the second half to win going away 80 to 64. UCONN visits Blacksburg Tuesday night.
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The Roanoke Dazzle started the night 2 games out of first place in the NBDL standings. But Kent Davison's club ran into a buzz saw tonight against Columbus.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Columbus vs. Dazzle; :00]


If you think this guy's hairdo is a little over the top, you should check out Mikki Moore's dreds.
They must be working. Moore led all scorers tonight by scoring 30 points for the Dazzle including that jumper from the top.
But former NC State and Auburn standout Adam Harrington was on fire for Columbus.
[SUPER=33-Columbus/102/Roanoke/84/;]

Harrington scorched the Dazzle for 23 points in a 102-84 win.
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We finish up on the track where the new controversial "Chase for the Championship" is hardly the biggest worry for South Boston's Jeff Burton this preseason. Mike Stevens tells us how the only "Point" Jeff wants to make right now is with potential sponsors.
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[Pencil-Art]


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An unusual exhibit at Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art may end up drawing more attention than any other.
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Brazilian artist Jose' Damasceno used 30-thousand number-2 pencils to make this exhibit he calls "Observation Plan." Observation Plan tells the story of visitors in a museum looking at art. The exhibit took some outside help though. Workers at the museum accidently bought the pencils with erasers, so they had to cut all 30-thousand of them before the project could proceed.
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