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Today on News 7 at 5, democrats across the state head to the polls to help select their Presidential candidate.
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Also dozens are killed in a plane crash in Iran, but three people survive.
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The forecast is easy going tomorrow but a developing storm in Texas may bring wintery precipitation to southside by Thursday. Details in a few moments.

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On Healthcheck, we'll see a program that is teaching children how to brush up on their dental hygiene.
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Plus Travis Wells will check in from Daytona where a Salem man is leading Nextel's charge into NASCAR.
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Plus we'll meet some potential first ladies. News 7 at 5 is next.

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Voters go to the polls here in Virginia and in Tennessee on this primary day- while some candidates hit the front lines and other hit the campaign trial in other states.
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
The polls close in two hours here in Virginia at Seven tonight and at Eight eastern time in Tennessee.
Two more delegate rich states the democrats all want for themselves.
Stacy Case has more on today's primary.
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((

IT'S THE HOME OF THE BLUES--- BUT IN MEMPHIS TUESDAY, JOHN KERRY

WAS ALL SMILES. THE DEMOCRATIC FRONTRUNNER HAS WON 10 CONTESTS IN 12 STATES WITH PLANS TO ADD TENNESSEE AND VIRGINIA TODAY.
SEN JOHN KERRY/(D) PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE every state is important
AND POTENTIAL FIRST WINS IN THE SOUTH COULD SOLIDIFY HIM AS THE DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE FOR EVERY REGION.
TIFFANY BALLVE/VIRGINIA VOTER
Northern virginia is really diverse community---- and i know most of

candidates are from the south and i just want to make sure that everyone here has their rights fought for. MARGARET LATKIN/VIRGINIA VOTER we have a tradition in our family of never missing a chance to vote so he's 4 months old and he's on the right track.
WESLEY CLARK AND JOHN EDWARDS ARE PLAYING CATCH UP. CLARK CAMPAIGNED IN TENNESSEE, AFTER PULLING HIS CAMPAIGN ADS IN VIRGINIA. EDWARDS FOCUSED EQUALLY ON BOTH SOUTHERN STATES. Edwards at polls this morning STACY CASE/REPORTING: EDWARDS PREDICTS THIS WILL BE A TWO MAN RACE BY MARCH BETWEEN HIM AND KERRY. HE'S STICKING TO A POSITIVE CAMPAIGN. CLARK IS STRUGGLING TO STAND OUT IN A RACE THAT ALREADY HAS A WAR VETERAN AND A CANDIDATE FROM HUMBLE ROOTS. FAR FROM TUESDAY'S PAIR OF PRIMARIES-- HOWARD DEAN CAMPAIGNED IN WISCONSIN. HE HAS NO WINS YET, BUT VOWS HE'S IN FOR THE LONG HAUL. IF HE AND THE REST OF THE PACK PLAN TO CATCH KERRY-- NOW'S THE TIME TO PICK UP THE PACE. STACY CASE CBS NEWS FALLS CHURCH, VA.))

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Local officials are calling it the lowest voter turnout in years. News 7's Susan Bahorich has been checking in at polls around the Roanoke Valley.
[ROANOKE CO. DOUBLE BOXES=Jean/Susan Microwave;]

Susan, earlier today you reported turnout was low at area precincts, have things picked up?
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Jean- not really. We're at the Hollins Firehouse where at noon 77-voters had cast their ballots, as of moments ago there have been xx-voter, that xx voters in five-hours. And, officials say it's pretty much the same across the Roanoke Valley. Roanoke City, County and Salem are all reporting five-percent voter turnout. Even polls that usually have a high number of voters have seen a difference.

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((ROSS MURRAY, LEE HI DISTRICT: WE HAVE ABOUT 3,000 REGISTERED VOTERS, TURNOUT FOR MOST ELECTIONS IS UNBELIEVEABLY HIGH. I WISH IT WERE SO TODAY, BUT IT ISN'T.))
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In Roanoke County - voters got the chance to use the county's new touch screen machines. No problems have been reported with the new voting machines and people I spoke with seem to like the new system.
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Coming up tonight on News 7 at six- we'll take a closer look at the primary and see what kept people away.
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Jean- we also want to remind people the polls will be open until seven tonight and *ANY* registered voter can cast their ballot.

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News 7 will bring you primary returns as they come in tonight.
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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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A Lynchburg man will be headed to prison after pleading guilty to the drug-related murder of a teenager two years ago.
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37-year-old Gerald Wayne Hubbard was arrested in July of 2002 for the shooting death of 16-year-old Ronrico Robinson.
Robinson was gunned down on Fifth Street during a dispute over some tainted cocaine he allegedly sold Hubbard.
Hubbard was due to stand trial tomorrow but accepted a plea agreement to second degree murder today.
He faces up to 48 years in prison when he's sentenced next month.
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There are two sides to every story and that certainly seems to be the case with the tax reform debate in Richmond.


[RICHMOND DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Meghan/State Microwave;]


With the latest on what's happening, we're joined by Meghan Muldoon at the State Capitol.
Jean, yesterday, supporters of the governor's tax plan said more money is needed for public education and health care services.
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Today opponents of any additional tax increases expressed a very different opinion.
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Roxie Raines Kornegay wants to keep Governor Mark Warner's tax plan from becoming a reality.
She and other anti-tax groups are speaking out against the proposals that would raise one billion dollars in additional state revenue.
They say a one-penny increase in the state sales tax will fall hardest on Virginia's working families.
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((Roxie Raines Kornegay/Southern Coalition of Black Republican Advocates: FOR THOSE OF US WHO CANNOT AFFORD ANOTHER PENNY CALL THE GOVERNOR'S PLAN SHIFTY CARELESS AND IRRESPONSIBLE. ))
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The Senate Finance Committe heard testimony today on competing plans to overhaul the state's antiquated tax code but delayed a vote on the measures until later this week.
Meanwhile the House of Delegates took a recess from the tax debate to help out Salem school children.
The House approved a bill that gives Salem schools an exemption from what is known as the Kings Dominon law.
That law requires school years to start after the lucrative Labor Day weekend.
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((DELEGATE BILL FRALIN/R-ROANOKE: THERE ARE ALOT OF PROGRAMS THAT ARE SHARED BETWEEN ROANOKE AND SALEM COUNTY SCHOOLS. WHEN OTHER KIDS AREN'T GOING TO SCHOOL.))
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((DELEGATE MORGAN GRIFFITH/R-SALEM: IF WE DON'T DO THIS, SALEM BECOMES AN ISLAND IN A SEA OF SCHOOLS THAT ARE OPENING BEFORE LABOR DAY.))
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Coming up next on the newscast, Roanokers will see their water rates go up over the next few years.
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Plus on Healthcheck, Joy Sutton will introduce us to Teeth on the Go.
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A massive car bomb rips through a police station south of Baghdad today- killing about 50 people.
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It is the latest deadly attack on Iraqis seen as collaborators with U-S forces.
The attack came after U-S officials said a group with ties to Al Qaeda was plotting to ignite a civil war in Iraq- to undermine efforts to hand over power to the Iraqis.
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Iraqi leaders called the attack a terrorist act against humanity. Most of the dead were civilians.. though some policemen were killed.
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A plane has crashed in the United Arab Emirates today killing 43 people on board- though three people on board did survive and are in the hospital tonight.
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The plane was from Iran carrying mostly foreign workers. It went down as it approached the Emirates airport.
An aviation official says the pilots did not send out an emergency call- He says the plane's flight data and cockpit voice recorders have been found.
Some Iranian officials are now on their way to the United Arab Emirates to take part in the investigation.
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The new water authority will bring new water rates in Roanoke City and Roanoke County.
Today, Valley leaders endorsed a plan to equalize those charges over six years.
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The Western Virginia Water Authority will ultimately approve the new rates...
But under the plan outlined today, the average monthly water and sewer charge in the city would increase by one dollar 49-cents next year, while county residents would pay 48 cents less.
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((DARLENE BURCHAM: I THINK THERE WERE OBVIOUSLY ISSUES ON BOTH SIDES AND THE COMPROMISE IS REALLY WHAT IT'S ALL ABOUT.)) ((ELMER HODGE: IN ALL HONESTY WE CAME TO A GOOD COMPROMISE, BECAUSE SIX YEARS IS A GOOD TRANSITION FOR THE AUTHORITY AND IT EASES THE CHANGES FOR THE CITIZENS AS WELL.))
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Over the next six years, city customers using five thousand gallons a month will pay about nine dollars more per month... while an average county bill will go down by two dollars 85-cents.
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In health check tonight,
It's not snow or even the flu that causes many children to miss the most days of school... instead it's dental problems.
That's why the Virginia Department of Education and Delta Dental have teamed up on an educational program for the schools.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton joins us with details.
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Jean, It's called Teeth on the Go -- and it's targeted for children from kindergarten to the 2nd grade.
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It's a five day course --and when the children finish they even get a certificate.
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Whether the problem is time or technique -- children are not brushing their teeth the way they should.
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(( WE SEE EVEN IN OUR PRESCHOOL CHILDREN AS YOUNG AS 3 AND 4 YEARS OLD HAVING WHAT WE CALL DENTAL CAVITIES ALREADY SIMPLY BECAUSE THEY HAVE BRUSHED PROPERLY. SO THIS YEAR I'VE SEEN A LITTLE BIT OF RISE IN THAT )) [RUNS14]
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That's why this program, Teeth on the Go, is designed to teach kids the basics -- brush at least 3 minutes, twice a day.
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The school nurse say it's a very important lesson for these kids to learn.
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((DENTAL HEALTH IS VERY IMPORTANT TO US BECAUSE IT AFFECTS HOW WE LOOK, IT AFFECTS OUR SPEECH AND IT CAN CAUSE CHILDREN TO LOSE TIME IN SCHOOL IF THEY HAVE PROBLEM WITH THEIR DENTAL HEALTHY)) [RUNS13]
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In fact, American children miss 52 million hours of school each year because of dental problems.
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((I GOT TWO TAKEN OUT BECAUSE I ATE LOTS OF CANDY. AND ID DIDN'T BRUSH MY TEETH I FORGOT AND I HAD TO GO THE DENTIST AND TAKE TWO TEETH OUT. so what are you going to do differently. BRUSH MY TEETH AND KEEP THEM CLEAN)) [RUNS13]
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Any school can take advantage of the program. Delta Dental will provide the Teeth on the Go kit to any school in the state.
For more information call 540-989-5050.
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Jean,

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Up next on the newscast, Robin will let us know if we have anything to fear about Thursday's forecast.
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[VO] Then in Sports, Travis Wells will catch us up to date as the NASCAR season prepares to kick off this weekend.
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Coming up a little later, we've heard from their husbands. Now we'll hear what is on the minds of the wives of the Democratic Presidential candidates.
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Good evening folks. The ticker is in the fast lane tonight in Daytona where Nextel is dialing up a new era for NASCAR. Travis Wells tells us that a local man is one of the guys pushing the buttons.
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When Mt. Olive and Pheiffer get together on the hardwood in the Tarheel state isn't exactly the same as Duke and North Carolina. But last night you'de be hard pressed convincing anyone that the finish was any less exciting.
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Marcus West, in white on the left of your screen - heaved a 75 foot shot at the buzzer to lift Mount Olive to a 108-105 victory over Pfeiffer in Carolinas-Virginia Athletics Conference men's game. The loss was the first of the year for Pfeiffer, which was the lone remaining unbeaten Division II team in the nation.
Mount Olive had a 17 point lead early in the second half before Pfeiffer stormed back and forced West's heave.
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You need only take quick look at the ACC men's basketball standings to understand the importance of tonight's game here on WDBJ-7.
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[go to acc pinnacle] Tonight at nine - North Carolina travels to Georgia Tech to take on the Yellow Jackets. The Jackets are third in the conference right now while Carolina is tied for fourth. But a loss by either team could send it all the way down to 7th. Catch the Heels and Jackets tonight at 9 - right here on Your Hometown Station. Jean will be back to wrap up News 7 at Five in just a moment.
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It's a waiting game right now, not just for the Democratic presidential candidates, but also for their wives.
Elizabeth Sanchez has more on some potential first ladies.
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