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On News 7 at 5, John Kerry shifts his focus to the President as the democratic frontrunner campaigns on the Roanoke City market.
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Also a judge says charges can move forward against a man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend.
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Plenty of clouds but not much moisture as a front moves through tonight. Sunshine will return midweek.

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The Big East loses a round in its lawsuit against the A-C-C.
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On Health Check, a local invention will make it easier for doctors to treat long fractures.
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Plus a well known singer is going to jail for driving under the influence. News 7 at 5 is next.

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John Kerry hopes tomorrow is a beautiful day-
He fires up voters at Firehouse number one in Roanoke- one day before Virignia's primary.
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((KERRY: WE'VE GOT PROBLEMS WITH TEACHER DISRESPECT, SCHOOLS UNDERFUNDED. PRESIDENT BUSH BROKE HIS PROMISE ON NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND.))
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
John Kerry is picking up more labor endorsements as he heads into tomorrow's primaries here in Virginia and in Tennesse.
Rivals John Edwards and Wesley Clark are looking for strong southern support and Howard Dean is setting his sights elsewhere.
Stacy Case has more on campaign 2004.
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((((Senator kerry served proudly in vietnam
JOHN KERRY'S VOLUNTEERS AREN'T TAKING ANYTHING FOR GRANTED.
AND NEITHER IS THE FRONTRUNNER....ONE DAY BEFORE PRIMARIES IN VIRGINIA AND TENNESSEE. AT A FIREHOUSE IN ROANOKE, VIRGINIA-- KERRY FIRED A ONE TWO PUNCH AT THE PRESIDENT.
SEN JOHN KERRY/(D)PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE We should not be opening firehouses in Bagdad and shutting them in the united states of america.."
STACY CASE/CBS NEWS: KERRY LEADS IN RACES WON AND DELEGATES PLEDGED--- TWICE AS MANY AS HIS

CLOSEST COMPETITOR. POLLS SHOW WESLEY CLARK AND JOHN EDWARDS IN A RACE FOR 2ND PLACE IN TUESDAY VOTING. WITH KERRY MAYBE POISED FOR HIS FIRST SOUTHERN WINS-- CLARK CONFINED HIS MESSAGE TO TENNESSEE MONDAY-- EDWARDS CAMPAIGNED IN BOTH STATES, SPENDING THE AFTERNOON AT A COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN VIRGINIA. NORFOLK, VA SUPER: SEN JOHN EDWARDS/(D)PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: MANY VOTERS HAVE ALREADY MADE UP THEIR MINDS.
SUDARSHAN KUMAR/VIRGINIA VOTER Most probably John Kerry. He's the candidate to beat George W. Bush. HOWARD DEAN, ISN'T IN EITHER VIRGINIA OR TENNESSEE MONDAY. HE' S WINLESS TO DATE, AND IS LOOKING AHEAD TO WISCONSIN, A STATE HE SAYS HE MUST WIN. KERRY'S MOMENTUM APPEARS TO HAVE EVERY CANDIDATE RATTLED. THEY MAY NOT BE ABLE TO STOP HIM, BUT THEY'LL STILL TRY TO SLOW HIM DOWN. STACY CASE CBS NEWS FALLS CHURCH, VA))))

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A new poll suggests that John Kerry is building on his lead in Virginia.
The Zobgy poll conducted over the weekend indicated that 47 percent of likely Virginia voters support Kerry.
John Edwards was second with 24 percent of the vote.
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Several hundred Kerry supporters spilled into Church Avenue for the midday rally in front of the Number One fire station.
Kerry never mentioned any of his Democratic rivals in his speech, and later in an interview with News 7, Kerry said he is the only candidate with the depth of experience to challenge George Bush.
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((I THINK THAT'S WHY I WON IN MICHIGAN AND WASHINGTON AND MAINE MOST RECENTLY AND BEFORE THAT IN IOWA NEW HAMPSHIRE AND OTHER STATES. PEOPLE WANT REAL LEADERSHIP AND I'M READY TO PROVIDE IT.))
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Kerry spent much of his speech criticizing the president's record on job creation.
Tonight on News 7 at Six, we'll ask Kerry about his support of NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement, that many blame for the loss of thousands of jobs in southside and southwest Virginia.
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News 7 will bring you primary returns as they come in tomorrow night.
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[Take WDBJ Web FS] And for continuously-updated results, you can go to our web site at wdbj7-dot-com.
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He's accused of murdering one person and wounding another, now the case of a Roanoke man will go to the Grand Jury.

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27-year-old Carl Lamonte Richardson, also known as Khalif (Ka-leaf) Abdul-Mateen (Ma-teen), is charged with killing his onetime girlfriend, 23-year-old Neesha Edwards and shooting her "new" boyfriend on December 18th. Today Judge Jackie Talevi (Ta-levy) found the Commonwealth had met the burden of proof on the several charges ranging from gun possession to murder- even after the defense disagreed.
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((TOM BLAYLOCK, DEFENSE ATTORNEY: I THINK THE COMMONWEALTH ESTABLISHED TODAY FROM EVIDENCE THAT A MALICIOUS WOUNDING OCCURRED. I DIDN'T THINK THEY ESTABLISHED A MURDER OCCURRED, OR AT LEAST MY CLIENT HAD COMMITTED ANY MURDER BECAUSE THEY DIDN'T SHOW ANY CRIMINAL AGENCY WITH THE EVIDENCE THEY PUT ON.))
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The case now goes to the Grand Jury on March first. That's when an indictment on the charges against Richardson could be handed down.
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Coming up tonight on News 7 at six - we'll hear testimony from the man who was with Neesha Edwards the night she was killed.

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A stay of execution for condemned murderer Kevin Cooper- who had been set to die in California just after midnight.
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Cooper is the man sentenced to die nearly 20 years ago for killing a family and their young house guest.
But Cooper wants new DNA tests, claiming DNA found at the scene of the 1983 murder was planted by authorities.
A federal appeals court in San Francisco granted a request to have a larger, eleven-judge panel hear Cooper's case.


Cooper's request for clemency is drawing support from celebrities like Denzel Washington as well as Jesse Jackson.
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Jurors in the Scott Peterson trial will be kept out of the public eye.
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A judge says not only does he want the juror's identifies kept secret, but he also wants the list of witnesses sealed.
The judge said jury selection will begin in two weeks.
[Super=03-Redwood City, CA;]


No word on whether the jurors will be sequestered for what is expected to be a lengthy trial.
Peterson could face the death penalty if convicted of murdering his wife Laci and the couple's unborn son.
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The House of Delegates decides if state school children should be able to get information about emergency contraceptives.
We'll have the decision after the break.
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Plus on Healthcheck, we will see how a new treatment is relieving the pain some people feel from even a short walk.
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The House of Delegates voted today to keep emergency contraceptives off of the curriculum at Virginia's public schools.
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The Republican controlled House killed a bill that would require information about the so-called morning after pill be given to high school students.
Supporters of the bill say students should know that emergency contraceptives can be used to prevent pregnancy after a sexual assault.
But opponents of the measure say that emergency contraceptives are a form of abortion and should not be taught to Virginia's teenagers.
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((DELEGATE JIM DILLARD/R-FAIRFAX: THE IMPORTANCE OF THIS IS THAT IT DOES PREVENT UNWANTED PREGNANCIES AND REDUCES ABORTIONS. THIS IS VITAL INFORMATION THAT STUDENTS IN VIRGINIA SHOULD HAVE. DELEGATE BOB MARSHALL/R-MANASSAS: THIS AGAIN IS A BACK DOOR WAY TO GET 14 YEAR OLDS TO TAKE THE MORNING AFTER PILL AS A REGULAR HABIT. MAKE NO MISTAKE ABOUT IT.))
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The measure was defeated by just one vote.
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Some local businesses have joined together to create a new cutting edge medical device.
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Dr. Alfred Durham developed the Magnetic Targeting Device to eliminate x-ray exposure and guesswork during orthopedic surgery. Magnetic sensors and colored lights help doctors locate screws in hollow rods which are placed inside long bones to repair fractures.
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((DR. ALFRED DURHAM/INVENTOR: EVERY SURGEON THAT COMES IN THERE THAT HAS TROUBLE WITH DISTILL TARGETING, WHERE YOU HAVE THE X-RAY UNIT IN THERE, YOU GET AN ACCUMULATION OF X-RAYS.))
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The Carilion Biomedical Institute joined engineers, including students at Virginia Tech, to help turn his idea into a patented invention.
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((DANIEL BARCHI/CARILION BIOMEDICAL INSTITUTE PRESIDENT: IT'S A TECHNOLOGY THAT WAS DEVELOPED LOCALLY, WE HAD A LOCAL COMPANY DEVELOP IT FURTHER, WE GOT VIRGINIA TECH TO PERFECT IT AND NOW WE HAVE A PATENTED ITEM.))
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The device could be on the market by next year.


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On Healthcheck today, there could soon be relief for millions of Americans who feel pain every time they walk.
The condition is called Claudication and a new experimental treatment is unique because patients are being treated with their own blood. Doctor Sean Kenniff has the story.
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((((SEVENTY YEAR OLD SHARI SCHWARTZ, THOUGHT IT MIGHT HAVE BEEN A BAD CASE OF ARTHRITIS. SHE COULD ONLY WALK A FEW STEPS BEFORE THE PAIN STARTED IN HER LEGS.

(SOT- Shari Schwartz/Patient)

"I'm a very active person, and here I find myself, I couldn't walk anymore so it was very frustrating."
SHE WAS DIAGNOSED WITH CLAUDICATION -- CLOGGED ARTERIES IN HER LEGS DUE TO PERIFERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE. ACCORDING TO DOCTOR ANDREA RAMSAY 12 MILLION AMERICANS SUFFER FROM THE CONDITION.

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"A lot of patients are diabetics and smokers. Probably a good 70-80% of these patients suffer with Peripheral Artery Disease."
AND IT CAN BE SERIOUS, SOMETIMES LEADING TO AMPUTATION, SOMETIMES IT CAN BE DEADLY. SURGERY COULD CORRECT THE PROBLEM, BUT IT'S RISKY AND NOT ALWAYS SUCCESSFUL. THAT'S WHEN DOCTOR RAMSAY TOLD SHARI ABOUT AN EXPERIMENTAL TREATMENT DEVELOPED BY VASOGEN CALLED CELECADE.

(STANDUP: Dr. Sean Kenniff/CBS NEWS/Miami, FL)

DURING A CELECADE TREATMENT TWO TEASPOONS OF BLOOD ARE DRAWN FROM THE PATIENT AND THEN PLACED BACK INTO THIS MACHINE WHERE THEY ARE EXPOSED TO VERY HIGH TEMPERATURES, U-V LIGHT, AND THEN TREATED WITH OZONE AND MEDICAL GRADE OXYGEN.

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THE TREATED BLOOD IS THEN INJECTED BACK INTO THE PATIENT WHERE IT WORKS SORT OF LIKE A VACCINE: STIMULATINGTHE IMMUNE RESPONSE TO CLEAR PLAQUES OFF THE WALLS OF THE ARTERIES. THE TREATMENT IS IN THE TRIAL PHASE AND IS NOT YET AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC... IT'S ALSO A BLIND TEST WHICH MEANS PATIENTS DON'T KNOW IF THEY'RE ACTUALLY GETTING TREATED BLOOD OR JUST THEIR OWN.

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SHARI IS ONE OF THOSE PATIENTS..... BUT WITH RESULTS LIKE THESE SHE BELIEVES CELECADE IS THE REASON SHE'S ONCE AGAIN... ON THE MOVE.

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"I can walk, walk and walk."
DOCTOR SEAN KENNIFF, CBS NEWS.)) ))

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Singer Diana Ross is facing the music today-
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A judge convicted the singer of Driving Under the Influence and sentenced her to two days in jail.
Ross telephoned into the Tuscon Arizona court hearing from New York pleading no contest to DUI.
The 59 year old singer was arrested after a driver called to report a car travelling south in the northbound lanes outside the city limits.
Ross must serve her time before March 9th. She was also sentenced to one year of unsupervised probation.
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Coming up next on the newscast,
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we'll see some ski jumpers who are too cool for their own good.
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There is proof today out of Austria that some people have entirely too much time on their hands.
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More than 9,000 spectators came to a small Austrian ski resort to watch the annual Jump and Freeze event.
The temperature was hovering around the freezing mark when the event started, but that did not deter the competitors who were cheered on by the large crowd.
They competed in skiing and snowboarding challenges. They also competed for the best dressed and craziest vehicle titles.
The winner in vehicle competition was a "monster truck."
Not all vehicles managed to reach the pool, but at least one determined driver carried on, making his way down to the water on foot.
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Coming up in our Marketwatch report, Circuit City decides to close one of its stores in the region.
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Also, it's time to put on the dog at Madison Square Garden. We'll have a preview of the Kennel Club Show a little later.
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Good evening everybody and welcome to another traditional work week.
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The courts were open in Connecticut today and that was a good thing for folks in Greensboro at the offices of the Atlantic Coast Conference.
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This afternoon ACC Commissioner John Swofford found out that a Connecticut judge removed the ACC as a defendant in the lawsuit brought by the Big East concerning the departure of Miami and Boston College. This is the second time that the ACC has been removed from the suit. The judge ruled today that the ACC didn't have sufficient ties to Connecticut to be sued in that state. The case was dismissed last October, but re-filed again by the Connecticut attorney general. Boston College and Miami asked that the judge also remove them from the case, but Judge Samuel Sferrazza did not rule on their status today.
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The Big East is not only losing steam in its lawsuit, but it also is losing its reigning player of the year.
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Larry Fitzgerald, the Heisman Trophy runner-up this past season has decided to turn pro after just two season at Pittsburgh. Fitzgerald caught 87 passes for 22 touchdowns this past season. He is projected to be one of the top 5 players chosen in the draft.
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Although Fitzgerald is technically still a rising junior - the NFL cleared the way for him to enter the April draft because he is three years past his senior year of high school.

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Rocky Bridges, the man who managed the Salem Buccaneers in 1989, was the only member of this year's hall of fame class, who couldn't manage to make it back to Salem last night. Bridges lives out in Idaho - and absolutely hates to fly.
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The other members of this year's class - Bob Teitlebaum, Tom Berry and Buck Fielder were on hand last night along with special guest speaker Bob Boone.
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Besides managing in the big leagues for six years, he played in the majors for 19 seasons as a catcher - including two years in Philadelphia with Pete Rose.
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Much more for you at the top of the hour. Jean will be back in just a moment. [GO TO BREAK]

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Electronics giant Circuit City will close 19 stores by the end month, including the one in Martinsville.
The company blames falling sales for the move,
Circuit City says the stores were kept closed today but will reopen tomorrow for the start of closeout sales. The plan is to close all 19 stores for good by February 23rd.

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On Wall Street today, stock prices were mixed as investors looked for guidance about the market's future.
Alexis Christoforous has more.
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Thousands of dogs have descended upon New York's Madison Square Garden.
The 128th Westminster Dog Show begins today and as Drew Levinson reports, this is the Super Bowl of Dog Shows.

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(((NATSOUND DOGS BEING GROOMED AND BLOW DRIED)
It's a dog day afternoon and thousands of Terriors and Hounds are backstage primping.....
(NATSOUND BLOW DRIER)


....hoping to be Best in Show .

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"NOTHING LIKE A DOG'S LIFE IS THERE? NO THERE'S NOT, A SHOW DOG'S LIFE IS VERY NICE

(NATSOUND DOG ON TREADMILL)


Back here it's sorta like a canine spa--complete with exersize equipment and other more common facilities.. (Shot of dog taking a leak)
Here there are boy dogs and girls dogs.....

( TOM BRADLEY/SHOW CHAIRMAN)

THIS IS ONE THE PLACE WHERE YOU CAN USE THE B-WORD AND NOT BE POLITICALLY INCORRECT. YES, IT IS, BUT I AM NOT GOING TO USE IT ON AIR.
While the humans remain civil.....

(NATSOUND OF LITTLE DOGS BARKING AT BIG DOG)


.....the dogs aren't above a little catfight. It's as if they too know the goal here is to be best in show.

(STANDUP: DREW LEVINSON REPORTING)


"THE BEST IN SHOW WON'T WIN A CENT, IN OTHER WORDS THERE'S NOTHING IN THE KITTY FOR THE TOP DOG, THIS IS NOT ABOUT MONEY, IT IS ALL ABOUT PRESTIGE."
Prestige, and down the road....breeding fees.

(NATSOUND JANET AND DOG WALKING)


While most dogs are going for that special doo, Janet Cupolo's Komondorok--Quincy is going al natural with his Rastafarian hairstyle. Cupolo says while it's important to be here....it's not easy or as a dog might say, it bites..

(JANET CUPOLO/FARMINGDALE, NEW YORK )

IT IS VERY HARD ON THE DOG, IT'S VERY HARD ON ME, JUST GETTING HIM HERE, IT'S HOT.
And so is the competition--you could say it's dog eat dog, but I won't. Drew Levinson, CBS News, New York.))
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