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Coming up on News 7--

A high- profile murder trial in Grayson County hinges on finding a jury.
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And, the half-time show nearly overshadows New England's Super Bowl win last night-- while a Super Bowl celebration in Boston turns deadly.
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The Groundhog saw its shadow this morning which means 6 more weeks of winter and winter weather's definitely heading our way with a messy icing scenario. I'll have your details.
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Stay with us News 7 at noon, starts right now.

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The snow and ice from last week's storm have not completey melted, but we are already bracing for more bad weather possibly beginning tonight.
Leo Hirsbrunner is in our Weather Center with the latest.

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LEO in WX-CENTER
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[School-Info]


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We have an update to our school announcements.
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Mount Rogers School in Grayson County closed today at noon.
Also the Grayson County GAP Program has cancelled its activities today. And the Head Start programs in Fries, [Change page] Hillsville, Fairvew and Galax are closing at 12:30. That is a change. Previously they state they would close at one.

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Carroll County has just annonced it is also closing at 1:15.

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Attorneys will have to "try" and seat a jury in Grayson County for a high profile murder trial.
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A judge won't rule on moving the trial of 36 year old Dennis Schermerhorn until attorneys attempt to find a jury.


Schermerhorn is charged in the killing of his former girlfriend's five year old son, Logan Bowman.
Bowman disappeared one year ago, and his body has never been found.
Attorneys for Schermerhorn say the court won't be able to seat an impartial jury because of all the media attention on this case.
Schermerhorn goes on trial in May.
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Bond has gone up for a Carroll County woman accused of murder.
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46 year old Elva Rosemary Nixon is charged with first degree murder in the shooting of Donald Brady.
Nixon was released on 100-thousand dollars bond, but authorities recently tacked on another 50-thousand dollars, fearing she may try and flee.
A circuit court judge also limited her travel to Carroll and Wythe Counties.
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Investigators say Brady was shot four times in an apparent robbery attempt on his property at Laurel Fork in the Keno section of the county.

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Authorities say two teenagers were injured in a school shooting this morning in Washington, D-C.
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Two male teenagers were found on the first floor of Ballou High School, near the cafeteria.
Officials say one of them -- an 18-year-old -- has a minor injury to his leg. The other -- who's 16 -- was shot in the chest, and is in critical condition.
Authorities aren't yet sure what led to the shootings, or who's responsible.
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In a major reversal, President Bush will announce an independent panel to look into why U-S intelligence agencies were apparently wrong about claims that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction.
Jennifer Donelan reports.
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(( RELUCTANT AT FIRST...PRESIDENT BUSH NOW SAYS HE WILL ORDER AN INVESTIGATION OF U.S. INTELLIGENCE THAT SENT AMERICAN TROOPS AND BOMBS INTO IRAQ. THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF'S REASON FOR THE WAR...THAT SADDAM HAD WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION - HAS COME UNDER FIRE. THE QUESTIONS...WAS THE INTELLIGENCE WRONG?...WERE THE WEAPONS EVER THERE?
Sot - President George Bush I want to know all the facts.
THE FACTS SO FAR DON'T BACK UP THE WHITE HOUSE...9 MONTHS OF SEARCHING IN IRAQ HAS TURNED UP NOTHING...THEN LAST WEEK THE MAN ONCE IN CHARGE OF THOSE INSPECTIONS DELIVERED PERHAPS THE MOST DEVASTATING BLOW.
Sot - David Kay/Former Chief Weapons Inspector "Turns out we we were all wrong and that is most disturbing."
THE PRESIDENT SAYS HE PLANS TO MEET WITH THE FORMER CHIEF WEAPONS INSPECTOR BEFORE HE ASSIGNS AN INDEPENDENT BI-PARTISAN PANEL TO INVESTIGATE WHAT SOME IN CONGRESS ARE CALLING...AMERICA'S CREDIBILITY.
Sot - President George Bush "We do know that Saddam Hussein had the intent and capabilities to cause great harm we know he was a danger ... He slaughtered thousands of people."
Standup/Jennifer Donelan (NOT VERBATIM) INVESTIGATION/MONTHS/FINAL ANSWERS MIGHT NOT BE AVAILABLE UNTIL NEXT YEAR. BUSH MAY NOT HAVE TO DEAL WITH THE FINDINGS UNTIL AFTER THE NOVEMBER ELECTION/ DEMOCRATS MAKE IT AN ISSUE. JENNIFER DONELAN, CBS NEWS WASHINGTON ))

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A Super Bowl celebration turned deadly in Boston last night.
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One person died and several were injured when a driver backed his S-U-V into a crowd celebrating the New England Patriots victory. The driver left the scene, but was arrested only a short distance away. In Boston's Kenmore Square, hundreds of fans celebrated by lighting small fires in the streets.
Others were seen setting off fireworks, and climbing street lights.
Police also report at least six cars were flipped over. Meanwhile, police in Charlotte, North Carolina reported a few fights, but no serious problems.
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Meanwhile, it's what happened during the Super Bowl Half-time Show that's been getting most of the attention today.
Both C-B-S and M-T-V say they had no idea that the performance would end with Justin Timberlake tearing off part of Janet Jackson's costume-- exposing her breast.
C-B-S has issued an apology for the incident.
Teri Okita reports.
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(( ANOTHER JACKSON MAKES HEADLINES. THIS TIME, IT WAS JANET WHO STOLE THE SHOW WHEN JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE STOLE HER TOP. AND MILLIONS WATCHING ON T-V AROUND THE WORLD HAD GOOD FIELD POSITION FOR THE PLAY.

(Super: Teri Okita/Reporting)

STANDUP BRIDGE: It was a game to remember, but the half-time shenanigans also scored big with the crowds.
MOS: (28:39) This was the general reaction. (MAKES FACE) Did we just see that?
TRACK: FOR MANY IN THE STANDS, THEIR VANTAGE POINT MADE IT DIFFICULT TO SEE THE WHOLE INCIDENT.
MOS: (26:09) Justin grabbed her. What happened? Teri: Well, he grabbed her and her top came off. Is that what happened? Oh, missed that!
MOS: (22:22) That was that fake breast thing, though. That not real, though, is it? It was real? Really?
TRACK: SOME FANS LOVED IT.
MOS: (27:17) Awesome!
TRACK: WHILE OTHERS WANTED TO CALL A PERSONAL FOUL ON JACKSON..
MOS: (27:40) I thought it was terrible. Theyre kids watching these programs.
MOS: (28:07) Its one of those things where shes trying to be Michael Jackson.
TRACK: CBS IS JUST AS SURPRISED AND SAYS IT DEEPLY REGRETS THE INCIDENT.
(graphic #1) WE ATTENDED ALL REHEARSALS THROUGHOUT THE WEEK, AND THERE
WAS NO INDICATION THAT ANY SUCH THING WOULD HAPPEN. (graphic #2) THE

MOMENT DID NOT CONFORM TO CBS BROADCAST STANDARDS, AND WE WOULD LIKE TO APOLOGIZE TO ANYONE WHO WAS OFFENDED.
TRACK: TIMBERLAKE ALSO APOLOGIZED SAYING IT WAS AN UNINTENTIONAL WARDROBE MALFUNCTION. WHATEVER THE REASON, IT SEEMS THIS YEARS SUPER BOWL LIVED UP TO THE HYPE. TERI OKITA, CBS NEWS, HOUSTON. ))
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Coming up next on the newscast, a member of Lynchburg's city council decides he's calling it quits.
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Plus after two weeks a hostage situation at an Arizona prison is over. We'll tell you how it ended.
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Two term Lynchburg city councilman Robert Garber is calling it quits.
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Garber was first elected to represent the city's Ward Three in 1996.
He won re-election four years ago.
Garber announced this morning he would not seek re-election this year.
Jeff Helgeson, who unsuccessfully sought an at- large council seat in 19-98, is expected to run for Garber's ward- three seat.
Garber has indicated he would endorse Helgeson.
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Kobe Bryant is sick and will NOT be in court for today's pre-trial hearing.
Among the issues to be discussed are a hidden tape recorder and the alleged victim's medical records.
Jennifer Miller has the latest from Eagle, Colorado.
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(( KOBE BRYANTS ATTORNEYS SHOWED UP FOR COURT WITHOUT HIM...AS THE NBA STAR CALLED IN SICK...BUT THE HEARING WILL GO ON. AT THE HEART OF TODAY'S PROCEDING...WILL A JURY HEAR KOBE BRYAN'T'S FIRST EVER STATEMENT ABOUT THE RAPE ALLEGATION ? THE POLICE USED A HIDDEN TAPE RECORDER AND NEVER READ HIM HIS RIGHTS. THAT'S ONE OF THE KEY ISSUES FOR THE JUDGE TO CONSIDER TODAY.
But THIS MORNINGS topic COMES ON THE HEELS OF A RULING AGAINST KOBE BRYANT.
HIS ATTORNEYS HAD SUBPOENAED A NOTE MADE BY THE RAPE CRISIS CENTER AFTER THE ALLEGED VICTIM'S VISIT THERE. BUT LATE FRIDAY, THE JUDGE RULED TO KEEP IT OUT OF COURT.
THE NBA STAR IS ACCUSED OF RAPING THE COLORADO WOMAN AT THIS RESORT IN JUNE. HE SAYS THE SEX WAS CONSENSUAL.
TODAY IN A CLOSED DOOR HEARING, THE DEFENSE WILL TRY TO CONVINCE THE JUDGE TO OPEN THE WOMANS MEDICAL RECORDS. SOMETHING RARELY ALLOWED. BUT THE DEFENSE SAYS SHE WAIVED THAT RIGHT BY TELLING HER PROBLEMS TO FRIENDS AND FAMILY NOW CALLED AS WITNESSES.
GUS GUARINO/LEGAL EXPERT You start telling people, you dont have a privilege, you start losing that privilege very quickly.
AND COURT PAPERS SHED LIGHT ON A POSSIBLE DEFENSE TEAM STRATEGY.
THEY SAY THE WOMANS ACCUSATION MIGHT BE PART OF A PATTERN TO GAIN AN EX-BOYFRIENDS ATTENTION... THAT THE WOMAN HAS TWICE TRIED TO KILL HERSELF, THAT SHE HAD BEEN PRESCRIBED ANTI-PSYCHOTIC DRUGS AND DIAGNOSED WITH BI-POLAR DISORDER WHICH MAY INCREASE SEX DRIVE.
ALL DETAILS THE PROSECUTION WANTS KEPT OUT OF A TRIAL.
STANDUP CLOSE: TO COME> NOT JUST A TAPE RECORDED STATEMENT....T-SHIRT, A SEXUAL ASSAULT TEST ALL GIVEN UP BEFORE BRYANT WAS READ HIS RIGHTS. ))

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Two weeks after she was taken captive by inmates at an Arizona prison, a female corrections officer is free.
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Officials say it was the longest prison hostage standoff in decades.
A male officer was released on January 24th.
After the female officer was released yesterday, the two inmates who took the guards hostage climbed down from the prison tower and surrendered.
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Hunter says officials don't yet know how the female guard was treated by her captors.
Authorities are also trying to determine whether or not the standoff began as an escape attempt.
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The Roanoke Rescue Mission is feeling the effects of the wether. It is trying to stretch it's resources to accomodate everyone in need.
Jennifer Wishon reports.
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((JOY: IF WE RUN OUT OF THESE THEN THE NEXT THING IS CHAIRS.))
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The Roanoke area Rescue Mission is bursting at the seams. The last resort shelter has been operating at capacity for more than a year... And with temperatures hovering around the freezing mark, more people have visited the mission in the last ten days than at any one time during its 55 year history.
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((J0Y: WE REALLY HAVE MAXED OUT, WE ARE ABSOLUTELY OUT OF BEDS IN THIS BUILDING. WE HAVE BEEN RUNNING AS MANY AS 35 PEOPLE ON THE FLOOR IN OUR SHELTER DIVISIONS, ESPECIALLY IN THIS COLD WEATHER.))
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There is now a waiting list for the mission's recovery program, but Sylvester- Johnson hopes the construction of the latest phase of the mission's expansion project will help relieve the overflow.
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((JENNIFER WISHON/JWISHON@WDBJ7.COM: THE NEED FOR A LARGER WOMEN'S AND CHILDREN'S CENTER WAS REALIZED TEN YEARS AGO. THE MISSION HAS ALREADY RAISED 2.7 MILLION AND ON MONDAY FRAMEWORK FOR THE 38,000 SQUARE FOOT BUILDING WILL BEGIN. HOWEVER, THE MISSION STILL NEEDS TO RAISE ANOTHER 700,000 DOLLARS TO COMPLETE THE PROJECT.))
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((JOY: ALMOST EVERY DAY I GET A CALL FROM A WOMAN OR OFTEN FROM A WOMAN'S MOTHER SAYING IS YOUR PROGRAM READY YET?... MY DAUGHTER NEEDS YOUR HELP. MY DAUGHTER IS ABOUT TO GET OUT OF JAIL AND NEEDS YOUR PROGRAM OR MY DAUGHTER IS ABOUT TO LOSE HER CHILDREN IF SHE DOESN'T GET HER LIFE STRAIGHTENED OUT [END COVER HERE] AND SO EVERY DAY WE DEAL WITH CALLS FROM WOMEN AND MEN.... BECAUSE THERE'S SUCH A DESPERATE NEEDS FOR THIS BUILDING AND THIS PROGRAM THAT IT HOUSES.))
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Framing of the new building is expected to be completed by the end of the month. The hope is that by the time the roof is completed the needed 700,000 dollars will have been raised. With an upturn in the economy Sylvester- Johnson hopes Roanokers will continue to remember their brothers and sisters in need. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Roanoke.))
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Up next on our newscast, Leo will have the forecast,
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Plus the Groundhog got a chill reception this morning in Pennsylvania.
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We have an update to our school announcements.
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Mount Rogers School in Grayson County closed today at noon.
Also the Grayson County GAP Program has cancelled its activities today. And the Head Start programs in Fries, [Change page] Hillsville, Fairvew and Galax are closing at 12:30. That is a change. Previously they state they would close at one.

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Carroll County has just annonced it is also closing at 1:15.

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Don't put away the coats and gloves just yet--
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The nation's most famous prognosticator, Punxsutawney Phil woke up to the sound of cheers when he emerged early this morning.
But the cheers were replaced with boos, when Phil saw his shadow.
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Thousands of winter- weary spectators were on hand for the event-- which featured fireworks and rock music before the sun came up.
Tradition says that if the groundhog sees his shadow, there are six more weeks of winter left.
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[Weather] [NOON WEATHER] [2/2/2004] [TWO SHOT]


[WEATHERNET/FULL] CURRENTS TIMELAPSE
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On Wall Street at Noon, the DOW was UP 33 points. The NASDAQ has gained 12.
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Coming up next,
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we'll look past the hype at last night's super bowl.
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For the second time in three years, the New England Patriots are Super Bowl Champions.
In what was expected to be a defensive struggle, New England finally had to outscore the Carolina Panthers in the end to claim the Lombardi Trophy.
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The Panthers were making their first trip to the big game in franchise history.
After two missed field goals by Adam Vinatieri (vihn-uh-TEHR'-ee), the Patriots cashed in a turnover.
Tom Brady found Deion Branch on a 5 yard touchdown hook- up, making it 7-nothing.
Carolina finally got on track in the second quarter as Jake Delhome (DEL-ome) made a pass Steve Smith.
The Pro Bowler hauled it in for a 39 yard touchdown just before the half, tying the game at 7.
But Brady struck again just a minute later, finding David Givens in the endzone.
New England led 14-10 after two quarters.
DeShaun Foster gave Carolina some momentum early in the 4th quarter, capping an 81 yard drive with this 33 yard gallop to the endzone making it 21-16.
It was 29-22 New England before Ricky Proehl collected a 12 yard toss from Delhomme, and the Panthers were thinking overtime.
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But Vinatieri knocked back a 41 yarder, his second game winner in a Super Bowl, as New England won it 32 to 29.
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With the Daytona 500 just 13 days away, Bill Davis Racing has some legal issues to work out.
Saturday night, driver Scott Wimmer was arrested for driving while impaired.
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Wimmer, who replaced Ward Burton in the Caterpillar Dodge late last season, wrecked a pickup truck owned by Bill Davis Racing at about 2am.
The incident occurred in High Point, North Carolina.
Wimmer is one of 6 drivers expected to compete for Nextel Cup Rookie of the Year honors this season.
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