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Coming up on News 7-
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((I LOVE NEW HAMPSHIRE.. YEAH!!!))
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And New Hampshire loves Kerry-results and reaction coming up.
A house fire shuts down traffic on one local highway.
And not one, but two snowplows PLOW over a man in Ohio.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 at Eleven is next.

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Bitterly cold temperatures and a lack of water make for a tough night for firefighters.
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[County-Fire]


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A home in Roanoke County went up in flames tonight, bringing traffic to a standstill on a busy highway.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


The fire broke out just after 7:30 at this home in the Clearbrook section of Route 220.
Firefighters arrived to find heavy flames coming from the back of the house.
The owner reportedly had just left after experiencing problems with his power.
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[SOT 19:34:27]
[IN Q=The power did go]

((CAPT. DARELL SEXTON/ROANOKE CO. FIRE DEPT.: THE POWER DID GO ON AND OFF ABOUT FOUR OR FIVE TIMES AND THEN IT WENT COMPLETELY OUT AND THE OWNER HAD LEFT. HE DID ADVISE US THAT HE HAD TWO KEROSENE HEATERS IN THE HOUSE. WE DON'T KNOW WHAT THE CAUSE OF THE FIRE AT THIS POINT IS.))
[SUPER=01-Capt. Darell Sexton/Roanoke Co. Fire Dept.; :]
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It would take more than ninety minutes to get the fire under control.
Crews from all over the county and nearby Franklin County had to be called in to help.
Trucks had to come and go several times to get more water since there was no fire hydrant.
Firefighters even had to pump water from a nearby creek.
Weather conditions also played a factor.
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[SOT 19:36:22]
[IN Q=Anytime you got a]

((KURT KIPLEY/ROANOKE CO. FIREFIGHTER: ANYTIME YOU GOT A SNOWY ATMOSPHERE WHERE THE TRUCKS CAN'T GET AS CLOSE AS YOU WANT TO THEM GET OR YOU ARE TRYING TO DRAG A LINE AND YOU ARE SLIPPING AND SLIDDING FALLING DOWN THAT CAN CAUSE PROBLEMS.))
[SUPER=01-Kurt Kipley/Roanoke Co. Firefighter; :]
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[VO-NAT]


It also caused problems for motorists.
Northbound traffic on Route 220 was stopped for nearly an hour. Southbound lanes were also closed several times.
The owner of the home is staying with friends tonight. The Red Cross has been called in to provide assistance.
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[NH-Primary]


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Senator John Kerry says he loves New Hampshire and tonight New Hampshire loves him- he wins the primary there overpowering Howard Dean and his other Democratic Rivals.
Kerry came in first, followed by Dean.
John Edwards and retired General Wesley Clark are in a race for third.
Stacy Case has the results and reaction from New Hampshire.
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[SUPER=01-Sen. John Kerry/(D) Presidential Candidate;]
[SUPER=01-Howard Dean/(D) Presidential Candidate;]
[SUPER=01-Marianne Farrar/New Hampshire Voter;]
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(( JOHN KERRY SAYS HE DOESN'T LIKE POLLS--- BUT HE SHOULD. THIS TIME THEY DIDN'T LIE. THE MASSACHUSETTS SENATOR SWEP

T THE GRANITE STATE IN THE NATION'S FIRST PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY. SEN. JOHN KERRY/ NEW HAMPSHIRE PRIMARY WINNER Thank you New Hampshire for making this campaign.. FORMER FRONTRUNNER HOWARD DEAN WORKED HARD TO REGAIN GROUND IN NEW HAMPSHIRE AFTER CAMPAIGN MISSTEPS. VOTERS PUT HIM IN SECOND. HOWARD DEAN/ (D)CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT: stand with us to the end...January 20th 2005.
WITH TWO NEW ENGLANDERS AT THE TOP--- TWO SOUTHERNERS BATTLED IT OUT FOR 3RD. NORTH CAROLINA SENATOR JOHN EDWARDS AND

RETIRED GENERAL WESLEY CLARK ARE NECK AND NECK LEADING INTO NEXT WEEK'S PRIMARIES.
IT'S BEEN A TOUGH FIGHT IN NEW HAMPSHIRE--- CANDIDATES SPENT PRIMARY DAY GREETING VOTERS AT THE POLLS, OFFERING HANDS

HAKES-- ASKING FOR VOTES FROM A CHUNK OF UNDECIDEDS. MARIANNE FARRAR/NEW HAMPSHIRE VOTER I waited until the last minute. I was on my way here this morning and I said no, I'm not ready yet. STACY CASE/REPORTING
NOW THIS RACE FANS OUT ACROSS AMERICA--- NEXT TUESDAY 7 STATES HOLD PRIMARIES OR CAUCUSES. SO FAR, JOHN KERRY IS TWO F

OR TWO. THE NEXT ROUND OF VOTING WILL SHOW WHETHER OR NOT THE REGIONAL FAVORITE HAS STAYING POWER. STACY CASE CBS NEWS BEDFORD, NH.))

[Robbery-Danville]


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Danville police are hoping someone will recognize a suspected bank robber.
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Police say this man walked into the American National Bank on NorDan Drive about 11:40 this morning.
He gave a teller a note demanding money and got away with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Police say the circumstances of today's robbery
are very similar to a robbery at the Virginia Bank and Trust Friday.
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[TAKE PINNACLE FULL]
Anyone with information is asked to call Danville Crimestoppers at 434-793- 0000.
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[Power-Outtage]


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The winter storm may be over and the roads may be clearing up, but ice may now be causing power problems. About five thousand customers were without electricity for up to half an hour this evening.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

Police were directing traffic on 419 near Tanglewood mall after either ice or a frozen tree fell on power lines. American Electric Power officials say lights flickered for most customers from seven to a quarter after in Roanoke city and Roanoke and Montgomery Counties.
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Only parts of south Roanoke County and Montgomery County went completely dark but power was restored shortly after 7:30.

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V-DOT drivers are still on the road tonight trying to clear the snow.
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[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.]


New River Valley crews were finally able to make a dent in their work on some of the secondary roads and side streets today.
But, even after the roads were plowed drivers still found a layer of ice and frozen packed down snow.
Driver say it's from people driving on the snow before they can clear it away.
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((TAMMIE SOWERS:IT'S VERY HARD. IT'S HARD TO GET THE SNOW UP WHEN ITS BEEN PACKED DOWN. ESPECIALLY WHEN YOU'VE GOT 5, 6,7 INCHES PACKED DOWN. IT'S HARD TO GET IT UP))
[SUPER=01-Tammie Sowers/VDOT Plow Driver;]
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[OUT Q=get it up.]
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V-DOT say until the temperatures rise the neighborhood streets will remain very slick.
Crews are putting down gravel to try and create some traction for drivers.
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[Edwards-bill]


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Senator John Edwards says supporters of Victory Stadium will be disappointed by today's action in the Senate Local Governments Committee.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape]


The Committee refused to approve Edwards' bill to change Roanoke City's Charter in order to allow advisory referendums on important issues.
Instead the Committee agreed to give Roanoke City Council a year to study the issue.
Edwards says he introduced the bill to give voters more say in decisions affecting Victory Stadium.
The Roanoke Democrat says his measure was intended as a shot across the bow and that the matter is not over.
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((SENATOR JOHN EDWARDS/D-ROANOKE: THERE ARE CITY COUNCIL ELECTIONS IN MAY AND THE CITIZENS WILL HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO VOICE THEIR VIEWS ON THIS ISSUE IN THE GENERAL ELECTION.))
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Committee members say they postponed action on the bill to avoid making an endrun around City Council.
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[Power-plants]


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A Richmond legislator says Virginia's power plants are making his wife sick.
So he has introduced legislation to cut down on the pollution the plants generate.
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Delegate Jack Reid's bill targets eight power plants, including the American Electric Power facility in Giles County.
[SUPER=03-Giles Co./File Tape]


His measure requires the plants to drastically reduce their emissions of sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxide and mercury.

Reid says his wife has a genetic lung disease that is exacerbated by polluted air.
Environment groups say pollutants from Virginia's coal-fired plants contribute to 800 deaths a year.
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((PETER DEFUR/AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION: THE HUMAN TOLL ASSOCIATED WITH POWER PLANT POLLUTION IS STAGGERING. BY CONTROLLING THESE FOUR POLLUTANTS, NITROGEN OXIDE, SULFUR DIOXIDE, MERCURY AND CARBON DIOXIDE, VIRGINIA WILL BEGIN TO ADDRESS THE MAJOR CAUSE OF THE MOST SERIOUS PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS THAT WE FACE.))
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Reid's bill would allow the power companies to recoup the costs of the cleanup.
That means customers would ultimately pay the bill -- with rate increases.
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Still ahead on News 7, Martha Stewart's trial gets underway, but Mother Nature's already slowing it down.
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And another plant closing and many more layoffs in Southside Virginia.
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[Sports-preview]


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(( Hey folks - Mike Stevens back in the News 7 Sports Office - as more than 40 teams roll the testing dice in Vegas today. Jeff Gordon gets an aerodynamic buzz cut. Super Bowl Media Day is nuts in Houston. Bonnie ball takes a shot at UConn. While OP takes on Clemson. Tonight on the big 7.))
[Danville-jobs]

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More than 150 people will lose their jobs in Southside as yet another plant closes.
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The Masonite Plant in Danville announced today it will close March 26th.
The company blames the closing on a lack of demand for its wood fiber products.
All 172 employees will receive severance packages and possibly extended benefits.
Masonite has been in Danville for more than thirty years.
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[Atlantic-Mutual]


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[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]

Meanwhile, a spokesman for Atlantic Mutual in Roanoke confirms there will be layoffs tomorrow but won't specify how many. Dave Mitchell says the company sent letters notifying employees about the impending cuts yesterday. In early December, Atlantic Mutual announced it would sell its subsidiary, Atlantic Specialty Insurance, to OneBeacon Insurance. At the time it was unclear how the 450-million dollar transaction would affect staff. More than 500 people work at Atlantic Mutual's building in Roanoke County.
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[Celanese-Jobs]


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The news is better in Giles County, where dozens of new high paying jobs are on the way.
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[SUPER=03-Giles Co.]


Celanese Acetate is expanding its Narrows facility and creating 55 new positions.
The company is already one of the New River Valley's largest employers with over a thousand workers.
The 10-million dollar investment will create new openings for chemists, engineers and technicians.
Celanese is the world's largest acetate producer, making the product for use in men's and women's apparel, linings, home fashions and various industrial products.
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[Augusta-Dam]


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The impasse over draining a privately- owned dam in Augusta county remains unresolved tonight.
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[SUPER=03-Augusta Co.]

At first property owner Bill Fauber (FAW-brrr) refused to drain the pond, then said he planned to "knock a hole" in the dam and let the water run out. This afternoon, he explained to Keith Humphry how part of the earthen dam had eroded.
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[SOT 9:00]
[IN Q=See, the spillway]

((BILL FAUBER/PROPERTY OWNER; SEE THE SPILLWAY IS OVER IN THAT CORNER AND IT GOT CLOGGED UP WITH SOME DEBRIS AND THAT WHY WATER RUN OVER HERE.))
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Local public safety officials say the dam endangers property below the dam. Since they issued their evacuation order and Flash Flood Watch Friday, the railroad has ordered engineers to slow to five miles an hour through here.
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[SOT 25:50]
[IN Q=I can't see]

((FRANKIE COYNER/FAUBER'S ATTORNEY; I CAN'T SEE THE DANGER TO THE HOMESTEADERS DOWN THE ROAD, MUCH LESS TO THE RAILROAD.))
[SUPER=01-Frankie Coyner/Fauber's Attorney]
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Fauber's attorney told him not to do anything until he speaks to local authorities.
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[Stewart-Trial]


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Prosecutors in the Martha Stewart trial said she was given "secret" information, and then lied to investigators about it.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY;]

Stewart's trial began today- the government says she conspired with her stockbroker to tell a series of cover-up lies about selling ImClone stock the day before its value dropped. Stewart's attorney says the case is based on speculation and guess work. Tomorrow's proceedings have been cancelled because of a winter storm.
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[Iraq-Latest]


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It's been a bloody day for the military and for civilians in Iraq today. Six U-S troops are dead, four more injured, and three civilians -- including journalists - are dead.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Near Baghdad, Iraq;]

A roadside bomb west of Baghdad exploded when a U-S convoy drove by, killing three paratroopers and leaving one critically injured. Two Iraq civilians were also killed. In another attack, three soldiers were killed and three others injured by a roadside bomb. Meanwhile, C-N-N says unidentified assailants killed two of its employees working on the outskirts of Baghdad.
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[Tease2]
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He paved the way for late-night icons like Johnny Carson.
Still ahead on News 7, we'll remember the original Tonight Show host-- Jack Paar.
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[VO-NAT]


And later shoveling snow is tough enough.
It's even worse for one man as he gets plowed under.
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[Paar-Obit]


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The legendary pioneer of late night talk.. Jack Paar has passed away.
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[SUPER=04-NBC;]


The former Tonight Show host started out as a radio announcer before moving onto TV- where he was known as one of America's popular indoor pasttimes.
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[IN Q=]

((SO MANY OF THE COMEDIANS HAVE A DISEASE OR SOMETHING THEY'RE WORKING FOR. MY FAVORITE CAMPAIGN IS CRABGRASS. I'M THE LEADER OF THE ANTI CRABGRASS MOVEMENT.))
[SUPER=04-CBS - November 1957;]
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Paar was known for his ability to blend charm with brashness.
He believed people would enjoy good, frank, amusing talk. He was right.
Jack Paar died at his Connecticut home after a long illness. He was 85 years old.
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[Beheler]


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The head of Franklin County's A-B-C office spends more time these days READING about moonshine busts, than making them.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]

Jimmy Beheler retired this month after nearly 30-years on the job. Beheler headed Virginia's only Liquor Task Force, taking down some of the state's most notorious bootleggers.
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[SOT 10:02:52]
[IN Q=namely lightning strike]

((JIMMY BEHELER/RETIRED ABC RESIDENT AGENT: NAMELY LIGHTNING STRIKE, OBVIOUSLY THAT RECEIVED THE MOST PUBLICITY. BUT THERE WERE OTHER INVESTIGATIONS THAT WEREN'T THAT PUBLICIZED BUT IT REQUIRED A LOT OF WORK.))
[SUPER=01-Jimmy Beheler/Retired ABC Resident Agent;]
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[VO-NAT]

The Rocky Mount office closed in September because of budget cuts, but the closing has NOT affected operations. Task force members now work out of their homes, and the A-B-C board is currently in the process of finding Beheler's replacement.
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[S-Extra]


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More than7 thousand turn out to see the Tech women battle U-Conn. Gordon talks about his close shave, while testing rolls on at Vegas. But first tonight's Extra Point -
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NBA; :00]

The Boston Celtics need a new head coach after Jim O'Brien quit tonight. O'Brien couldn't get on the same page with new Boston front office boss Danny Ainge. The East is not a place for coaching stability.
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[GO TO SCORES] [go to scores]
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[S-Tech]


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23rd ranked Tech fell to 4th rated Uconn tonight at the cassell. Steve Mason has more from Blacksburg.
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[S-ACC]


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On the ACC men's hardwood tonight is was the same old story for Clemson.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/Fox-Net; :00]

Oliver Purnell's Tigers were once again close, but on the losing end of a tight battle. The problem tonight for O.P. against Georgia Tech was a red-hot B.J. Elder.
[super=33-Clemson/69/Ga. Tech #14/76;]

He threw in a game high _____ points and the 14th ranked Yellow Jackets gets the 76-to-69 win over the Tigers.
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[S-Gordon]


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NASCAR's preseason thunder is shaking things up tonight in Harrisburg, North Carolina - the home of Hendrick Motorsports.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Harrisburg, NC; :00]

This is an anniversary year for the folks at Hendrick. 20 years ago Rick Hendrick became a car owner. In that time, his drivers have won five Winston Cup titles, a Busch title, three truck championships and over 100 races.
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[OUT Q=...YOUR LAST RACE."]
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[VO-NAT con't]

The man who has taken Hendrick to the top is Jeff Gordon - who this year looks a little different thanks to an ill-advised, self-inflicted hair cut.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Las Vegas, NV; :00]

Gordon is part of what race teams are calling the most critical test session of the season this week out in LasVegas.

A total of 42 Nextel Cup and Busch Grand National teams are doing their best to figure out the new "softer" Goodyear tire and several other changes this week.
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[VO-NAT CON'T]

No official times are being kept this week, but several drivers have been right around 169 and 170 miles an hour. Testing at Vegas continues through Thursday.
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[S-Super]


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Super Tuesday not only meant Oscar nominations and the New Hampshire primary, but there also was the Super Bowl Media Day.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Houston, TX; :00]

This is the day where the NFL lets several thousand media members ask the coaches and players anything and everything.
In fact, one reporter today asked Panthers coach John Fox - "Hey - Levitra or Viagra." After the hype, both teams got down to business with some practices. The Patriots remain the favorites, but there's just something about the Panthers you gotta like.
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[go to pinnacle 6351] This is your home for Super Bowl 38 - Pregame coverage begins on Sunday at 2pm, and the kickoff is set for 6:25pm on Your Hometown Station.
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A scary encounter with not one, but two snow plows for an Ohio man- the plows come dangerously close and knock him down.
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Watch this surveillance tape as it shows the man hit on a street corner in Columbus. The force knocks him off his feet- and then just moments later another plow comes by dumping a load of snow on the man.
But plows narrowly missed running him over.
This all happened yesterday-
The man went to the hospital but amazingly he is alright and was able to go to work today.
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((BAGES ALJKHSI; I'M NOT I NEED THIS DRIVER, BOTH DRIVER NEXT TIME YOU HAVE TO BE CAREFUL CLEAN THE SNOW YOU HAVE PEOPLE OUTSIDE ON THE STREET, YOU KNOW.))
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[OUT Q=on the street. you know."]
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The man says neither of the plows even stopped.. it's possible the plow drivers didn't even know what happened. (----------)