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Coming up on News 7-
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One of the democratic candidates for President is emerging victorious. We'll have results of Super Tuesday. Plus, the planning commission takes a vote on whether an upscale shopping center will be built in Roanoke County. We'll have a live report. And, scientists hit pay-dirt in the long search for water on Mars.
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News 7 is next.

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((THANK YOU TO VOTERS COAST TO COAST WHO TRULY MADE THIS A SUPER TUESDAY.))
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John Kerry has all but wrapped up the Democratic nomination for President.
His last serious competition has set the stage to exit the race.
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((I ALSO WANT TO TAKE A MOMENT AND CONGRATULATE MY FRIEND SENATOR JOHN KERRY. HE'S RUNA STRONG, POWERFUL CAMPAIGN. HE'S BEEN AN EXTRAORDINARY ADVOCATE FOR CAUSES ALL OF US BELIEVE IN.))
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[Super-Tuesday]


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Good evening. I'm Shannon Young in for Jean Jadhon.
Senator John Kerry now has a virtual lock on the Democratic presidential nomination
Kerry has so far won eight of the ten contests held today.
And sources say his closest competitor, North Carolina Senator John Edwards, will bow out of the race tomorrow.
Dan Rather has more on tonight's devleopment from CBS Headquarters in New York.
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Many oppose it and tonight they took their fight to the planning and zoningn commission.
At issue is a developer's plan to build an upscale shopping center in Roanoke County.
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Justin McLeod is at the County administration building tonight.
Justin has a decision been made?
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((ROLLCUE:...several hours of debate.))
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Also tonight, the planning commission delayed the vote on another controversial project.
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A developer is already clearing a hillside at Route 419 and 220, even though the property has not been rezoned.


The commission put off a decision on the Slate Hill project for 30 days, so it can gather more information about traffic and other issues.
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Students in Roanoke City Schools can blame the winter weather for shortening their spring break.
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The school system must make up four days because of recent snow.
Tonight the school board decided to trim three days from spring break, and add another to the end of the school year.
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The school board also approved a budget that includes a six million dollar increase in state and local funding.

And officials held the first of three public hearings on the plan to replace Patrick Henry high School.

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A mom and her small child were taken to the hospital this evening, when their car crashed through the front of a store.
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Police say the woman left her 19-87 Jeep Wagoneer running when she got out to talk to a friend. Her child pulled the gearshift into drive and the car crashed through the front of the building. The mother and her friend tried to stop the vehicle but were not able to. Both mother and child were taken to the hospital with non life threatening injuries.
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[Bedford-Accident]


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Two communities are trying to heal after a two-car collision killed three-teenagers.
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The rainy weather matched the mood at Staunton River High School today as students learned about the deaths of 17-year-old "Ginny" Dawn Creasy and 16-year-old Barbara "Janae" Mills. Creasy and Mills were killed, along with 16-year-old Michael A. Williams who attended Patrick Henry high school- after an accident in Bedford County last night. Students at both schools did their best to cope.
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((SARA STATON, DIR. OF SPECIAL SERVICES: IT'S BEEN INTERESTING AT STAUNTON RIVER TODAY THAT STUDENTS HAVE ALREADY FOUND WAYS TO HEAL BY SHARING NOTES AND INFORMATION WITH EACH OTHER, AS WELL AS COMING UP WITH IDEAS TO REACH OUT TO THE FAMILIY.))
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A viewing for Michael Williams will be held at Oakey's Chapel in Roanoke, while services for the girls will be at Oakey's in Vinton. Dates and times have not been set.

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Car crashes are the number one killer of teenagers in America, and the numbers are growing in Virginia.
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In 2002, nearly 180-teenagers died in auto accidents in Virginia. That's about 30-more than the year before. In about half of those cases, the victims were NOT wearing seat belts. Organizations like Youth of Virginia Speak Out hope to reduce those numbers, by teaching students to teach each other about traffic safety.
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((JESSICA BLAND/YOVASO COORDINATOR; INSTEAD OF SAYING HERE'S A PROBLEM, WE WANT YOU TO DO THIS FIX IT, WE SAY HERE'S A PROBLEM WHAT CAN YOU DO TO HELP.))
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Students from more than 35-schools across Southwest and Central Virginia participate in the program.
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[Methadone-clinics]


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A House Committee approved legislation today that would help keep methadone clinics away from children.
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Senator William Wampler's bill would require the state to notify localities when it receives an application to open a clinic in their area.
The legislation also prohibits the clinics from operating within a half-mile of a school or day-care center.
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Opponents of the bill say the school-proximity restriction would effectively ban methadone clinics in many urban areas.
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The measure now heads to the House floor for a vote.
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Still ahead on News 7, he married dozens of gay couples... now one mayor faces criminal charges for the ceremonies.
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Plus one company tries to tap into the bottled water market with tap water.
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[Sports-Preview]


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(( Hey folks - Mike Stevens back in the News 7 Sports Office as the Cardiac Cavs do it again - topping Wake. The Tech women weather a weak Storm. The Liberty men survive in the Big South tournament. Plus, Tunstall makes a statement and Curtis Blair earns his stripes. Tonight on the Big 7.))
[Mayfield]

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When Roanoke teacher Ron Mayfield took his life last year, his family was left with many questions.
Today, their attorney provided some of the answers, as he called for a thorough examination of school system policies.
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Mayfield was placed on administrative leave in October after being accused of assaulting a student.
Attorney Frank Rogers says three separate investigations would clear the teacher, but Mayfield didn't know that when he jumped from a bridge on the Blue Ridge Parkway.
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((FRANK ROGERS/MAYFIELD FAMILY ATTORNEY: LET US HOPE THE FINAL CHAPTER IN THIS TRAGEDY HAS NOT BEEN WRITTEN. LET US HOPE THAT RON MAYFIELD'S DEATH WILL NOT BE IN VAIN.))
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Today Rogers said the school system should review policies that isolate teachers on administrative leave even though the vast majority of complaints are unfounded.
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[Iraq-Blasts]


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TheVice President says today's deadly bombings in Iraq are the result of desperation on the on the part of democracy's enemies.
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The explosions ripped through crowds of worshippers in Baghdad and Karbala on what is the holiest day of the Shiite calendar. At least 143 people were killed. U-S officials recently released a letter they say was intercepted on its way to senior al-Qaida officials. The letter urges attacks to increase strife between Sunni and Shiite Muslims. At least seven people have been arrested. Vice President Dick Cheney says the closer America comes to handing power to a government made up of free Iraqis -- quoting here -- ``the more desperate the terrorists become''.
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Kobe Bryant's accuser will have to wait until the end of the March to take the stand. A judge in the NBS star's rape case today postponed the 19-year old's testimony until the 24th.
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Today was the second day of a hearing focusing on the victim's sexual history and whether the judge will allow it to be heard when the case eventually goes to trial. An attorney for the woman today denied claims by the prosecution that his client slept with another man the morning after the alleged attack. Bryant's lawyers have argued injuries suffered by the accuser might have been caused by another man.
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[NY-Weddings]


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The mayor of a small New York village says he'll plead innocent tomorrow to criminal charges for marrying gay couples.
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Jason West, the mayor of New Paltz, faces 19 criminal counts of solemnizing marriages for couples with no license. They are misdemeanor charges, and the district attorney in that county says more charges are possible. West says he'll still go through with plans to marry as many as two dozen same sex couples this Saturday. He married 25 gay couples Friday, making him the second mayor in the country to perform same sex marriages.
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[Gun-Vote]


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A victory for Senate Democrats on a gun control issue proved to be a short one.
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They *were* able to amend a gun bill -- to include an extension of the ban on 19-types of military-style assault weapons.
Many republicans thought the ban was meaningless and had done nothing to make the streets safer.
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((SEN. ORRIN HATCH/R-UTAH: THE SO-CALLED ASSAULT WEAPONS BAN HAS SUCCEEDED IN ONLY ONE THING: LAW ABIDING MEN AND WOMEN PRECISELY BECAUSE THEY ABIDE BY THE LAW WERE STRIPPED OF SOME OF THEIR SECOND AMENDMENT RIGHTS.))
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Senators also added a provision requiring background checks on all buyers at private gun shows. Supporters of the measure -- including the National Rifle Association -- backed away from it at that point. It now appears there's little chance of Congress passing gun legislation this year.
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[Dasani-Water]


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Coke was hoping to tap into a large market when it introduced its Dasani water to Great Britain.
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But the Brits took a gulp and didn't like what they swallowed.
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It tastes the same because Coca Cola doesn't get Dasani from a bubbling brook or mountain stream. It's tap water processed and bottled in a London suburb. Dasani goes through three filters and reverse osmosis to produce almost pure water, then minerals are added back in to give it some taste. Coke insists it wasn't trying to fool the public. But it has tapped into a fortune with a three thousand percent markup for city water.
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A big find on Mars.
Still ahead, we'll hear the surprising news from NASA.
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Plus Tech and U-V-A's plan to make a little dough at each other's expense falls through.
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UVA and Tech already battle on the field, but now it seems they can't get a long off it either.
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A plan between the two schools to sell souvenirs promoting their rivalry got sacked this week.
The schools were going to sell t-shirts and figurines like these, poking fun at each other.
But the plan was finished before it ever got started.
Both Tech and UVA officials say they don't want the rivalry to get out of control or play a role in promoting anything other than first class fan behavior at games.
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[Read-America]


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The cat tipped his hat to Dr. Seuss today in schools across our region.
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Kids celebrated Dr. Seuss's 100th birthday and "Read Across America" day.
Schools such as Eastern Elementary in Giles County had special guest readers from around the community, all in an effort to show kids the importance of reading.
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((BRENDA HAYES/EASTERN ELEM. PRINCIPAL: I HOPE THAT THEY TAKE AWAY FROM TODAY THAT READING IS A SKILL FOR LIFE AND CARRY WITH THEM TO WHATEVER THEY COME TO IN LIFE AND IT CAN HELP THEM BE MORE SUCCESSFUL. ))
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Eastern Elementary also held a book drive, hoping to donate 100 children's books to the Women's Resource Center of the New River Valley.
The kids collected more than 500.
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UVa does it again. The Tech women roll, and Liberty advances in the Big South tourney. But first tonight's Extra Point -
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There's another record contract in the NFL. Colts quarterback Peyton Manning has agreed to a $99 million dollar, seven-year contract that will pay him a league record $14 point two million annually.
The deal includes a record $34.5 million signing bonus.
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The Virginia men's basketball team continued its late season surge tonight. The Cavs upset 11th ranked Wake Forest 84-to-82 for their third win over a ranked opponent in their last four victories.
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It was seniors' night, but Virginia got a huge lift from Derrick Byars. He played just 21 minutes, but the sophomore scored 15 points on 6 of 7 shooting. Devin Smith would clap for him on the bench. But after Wake came back and knotted up the score at 81-all with a minute 41 to go on this Justin Gray leaner in the paint that drops in. But Smith and not Todd Billet would win it this time with a great drive on the baseline.
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Smith helps Virginia wins its 16th game of the year - the third straight by 2 points.
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The Tech women got their 20th win on Saturday, tonight they barely broke a sweat against St. John's in their regular season home finale.
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Senior night in Blacksburg and the Hokies would take care of their top upperclasswoman - Ieva Kublina takes the nice entry pass from Kerry Gardin and pivots one in. Later Gardin - who draws the defense with the drive and then drops an assist on the block. Kublina with the left hand for two of her 5 points.
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But Gardin can also shoot. The sophomore had 6 assists and 9 points. St. John's had 38 points and 35 turnovers as Tech wins by 31.
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Tomorrow night the Tech men play their home finale against Rutgers.

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The Big South men's tournament opened tonight with top seeded Liberty hosted Charleston Southern.
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For a Tuesday nighter - a nice crowd was on hand at the Vines Center. First team all-Big South selection Gabe Martin will get the ball on the inbounds pass and he will drop in the three pointer for the Flames. Then the conference's freshman of the year Larry Blair takes the rock down low - only to pop back outside and knock down the two pointer. The Flames Ryan Mantlo then moves the rock to Jason Sarchet who hits the baseline jumper for the home team. Brian Woodson would later drive inside for Liberty - kick
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the ball back out to David Dees for another three and LU advances to Thursday's semi-finals with the 60 to 54 win.
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Not such for the other local Big South members. Radford lost to Coastal 67-to-62.
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While the VMI Keydets were hammered by High Point 75-to-43.

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Martinsville and Tunstall hooked up tonight in the postponed Region Four title game in Bassett on the boys' hardwood.


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Bulldogs' coach Troy Wells warned his team that Tunstall has been playing at a high level in the postseason. And tonight the Trojans did it again. Marcus Hairston gets the no look and drives in the paint for the layin. Tunstall by 4. Martinsville gets off the mat and Hasan Davis answers back with the quick break and hoop off glass. Tunstall's Durrell Adams will later pick up an errant pass and he will take it coast to coast for the layin.
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The Trojans win it 65 to 58 and will host Heritage in the state quarters.
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Martinsville will play Salem at Roanoke College Saturday at six.


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Curtis Blair is still one of the best players in the history of Roanoke high school hoops, and now he is climbing the ladder in both the business world and in officiating circles.
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(( He is a Wachovia Banker by day and an aspiring basketball official at night. At the age of 33 - Curtis Blair is working arenas in the Big South, Colonial Conference and the NDBL as he tries to reach his goal of becoming an ACC referee. ((CURTIS - 529:)) Officiating may not be hard for the former Patriot, but returning to some of his former haunts including the Roanoke Civic Center can be a little weird. ((CURTIS:)) On his return trips to the Star City he often is forced to observe fellow PH graduate Curtis Staples a member of the Roanoke Dazzle. ((CURTIS:)) People forget that Curtis scored over 16 hundred points in his college career at the University of Richmond and that he was a second round pick of the Houston Rockets. In fact, there are nights as an official where he's still the best player on the court.)) ((CURTIS:))
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[Mars]


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NASA officials say there used to be enough water on the surface of Mars to support life.
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The proof comes from the Opportunity rover, which found evidence of water in the bedrock and soil. Among other clues is a large concentration of salt that can only be the result of evaporated water. But just because there was enough water to support life, doesn't mean life was ever there.
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((THIS WAS THE KIND OF PLACE THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN SUITABLE FOR LIFE. NOW THAT DOESN'T MEAN LIFE WAS THERE. WE DON'T KNOW THAT. :06 BUT THIS WAS A HABITABLE PLACE ON MARS AT ONE POINT IN TIME. ))
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The rocks could turn out to be time capsules that captured fossil evidence from millions of years ago. Sometime in the next ten years, NASA will try to land another vehicle on the Red Planet to bring samples of rock back to Earth for better study.
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