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Secretary of State Colin Powell is quitting the Bush Cabinet-- and he's not alone.

We'll have a live report, coming up.
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And, how many pairs of shoes could YOU grab in 84- seconds? A Roanoke woman got to find out this morning.
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After a very cold start temperatures are rebounding with our beautiful sunshine. How warm will it get, I'll let you know in your forecast.
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Stay with us. News 7 at noon, starts right now.

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The door to the Bush administration keeps swinging open-- as several key Cabinet members submit their resignations.

Today Secretary of State Colin Powell told staff members he's stepping down.
Officials say the Secretaries of Agriculture, Education, and Energy have also decided to call it quits.
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Good Afternoon, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
The resignations bring to six out of 15, the number of Bush Cabinet members who have decided to leave so far.
Colin Powell submitted his letter of resignation last Friday, but expects to stay on until sometime in January.
For months, Powell had been non- committal about his plans for a second Bush term.
Aleen Sirgany is in Washington this afternoon and joins us now with more on the Cabinet re-shuffling.
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No rest for the weary in Fallujah--
U-S forces have resumed heavy airstrikes there, trying to clear away the remaining pockets of resistance.
At least 38 Americans have been killed in the six- day battle.
Elizabeth Palmer reports.
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Another candidate in Radford is asking for a recount.
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Republican Patrick Moore lost his bid to be the city's next Commonwealth Attorney by one vote. He lost in the special election to incumbent Democrat Chris Rehak who was sworn into office last week. Another recount is already in the works for Democrat Terry Alley. Alley lost to Republican Mark Armentrout by 26 votes. The Virginia Supreme Court is expected to set a date for the recount later this week.
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Imagine going into a store and grabbing all the shoes you want for free.
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That's exactly what 60-year-old Judy Heitz of Roanoke did today, as the winner of a shoe-shopping spree at Rack Room Shoes. In honor of the stores' 84th anniversary, Heitz had to race through the aisles and pick up as many items as she could in 84-seconds. With a little prayer and planning -- Heitz was able to grab 27-pairs of shoes, worth more than 12-hundred dollars.
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Heitz says she's never won anything before. But, she says she isn't going to keep the shoes for herself. Instead, she's decided to donate them to charity -- as Christmas presents for those in need.
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Analysts say the Scott Peterson jury still has its toughest decision yet. We'll have the details after the break.


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Also, jury selection is about to begin in another high profile murder case in California.
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Three and a half years after actor Robert Blake's wife was shot to death, jury selection is about to get under way in his trial in California.
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Legal experts say Blake's lawyers are looking for jurors who love a good mystery and may be open to conspiracy theories.
Prosecutors are said to be looking for conservative people who make quick decisions.
More than 100 prospective jurors remain in the pool.
The trial is expected to last five months.
Blake has pleaded innocent to the killing.
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The California jury that convicted Scott Peterson of murdering his wife and unborn son still has to decide his sentence.
Sentencing begins a week from today-- and analysts say it won't be an easy decision.
John Blackstone has more.
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Members of a Virginia Tech fraternity and sorority want to see something positive come out of a tragedy.
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Last year, Delta Zeta lost its sorority sister, Ashlee Ryan Krueger in a serious accident on Interstate 81.
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The Sorority has now teamed up with the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity to raise awareness about seat belt usage. The group is selling red bracelets... similar to the popular yellow Lance Armstrong cancer bracelets... reminding people to wear their seat belt.
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Richard Burrow held a celebration in honor of his supporters yesterday.
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On October Sixth, federal prosecutors dropped ALL fraud and perjury charges against the former D-Day Memorial Director.
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Burrow says after the trial, he and his wife went on a *get-away" to regroup and now he is getting back to work.
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After three years of trials and lawyers, Burrow says he is looking forward to reclaiming his normal life.
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Chocoholics all over New York City have their dentists up in arms after the weekend.
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The seventh annual chocolate show wraps up coming up after the break.
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Chocoholics of all ages have descended on the Big Apple to satisfy their sweet tooth.
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The seventh annual chocolate show wrapped up yesterday at the Metropolitan Pavillion in Manhattan.
The first New York show took place in 19-98, and has gotten bigger and bigger over the years, with about 100-thousand visitors last year.
Chocolate makers from all over the world participate in the show annually, showing off the latest ways to make cocoa beans into delicious and unusual treats.
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Chocolate was also turned into works of art.
These celebrity paintings boast they're all made of 100- percent chocolate.
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On Wall Street at Noon, the DOW was DOWN nine points. The NASDAQ has dropped three.

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The Falcons are set to clinch the N-F-C South. We'll take a look at Sunday's gridiron action coming up in Sports.
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Plus the American Music Awards are handed out -- and at least one pop star takes home a suitcase full of trophies.
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Jimmie Johnson won for the 4th time in the last five races yesterday, his 8th victory of the season in the Mountain Dew Southern 500--the final Fall race at Darlington.
The points race is also a little tighter, with just one week to go to the finish line.
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A long season for Michael Waltrip got a lot longer after this scrape with Todd Bodine early on.
Points leader Kurt Busch battled back from multiple problems to finish 6th on the day.
A slow pit stop late in the race proved costly to Jeff Gordon, who contended for the win, but finished 3rd.
Johnson got past Jamie McMurray with just 8 laps to go, and held on for the win, beating Mark Martin to the checkers by almost a second.
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Busch now leads Johnson by just 18 points as the circuit heads to Homestead. Gordon is third--only 21 back.

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The New England Patriots hosted the Buffalo Bills last night.
But before the game, it was all about baseball.
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The defending Super Bowl champions honored the World Series champion Boston Red Sox in a pre-game ceremony, then went out and whacked Buffalo 29-to-6.
The 8-and-1 Patriots outgained the Bills, 428 yards to 125, and moved two games ahead of the New York Jets in the A-F-C East.
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Marvin Lewis returned to Washington yesterday as his Bengals squared off with the Redskins in Week 10 of the NFL season.
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Mark Brunell completed just 1 of 8 passes for 6 yards and this interception, prompting plenty of boos, as the Skins trailed 17-nothing at halftime.
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But the Bengals won it 17 to 10, dropping the Skins to 3 and 6.
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The Atlanta Falcons inched closer to clinching the NFC South with Sunday's win over Tampa Bay.
The Falcons now own a four game lead over the Bucs.
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Michael Vick did what he does best.
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The Falcons held off Tampa Bay 24 to 14.
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Jerry Porter and William Green were mixing things up before the Browns-Steelers game.
Both were ejected after Porter bloodied Green's nose.
The Steelers were tougher when it counted.
Jerome Bettis rushed for two scores, as Pittsburgh improved to 7 and oh with Ben Rothlisberger, as the starting quarterback, beating the Browns 24 to 10.
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For just the second time in NFL history, a game was decided on a safety in overtime.
The Titans Billy Volek fumbled in the endzone against the Bears, handing Chicago a 19 to 17 victory.
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Back to the NFC, where Tiki Barber tallied 108 yards rushing and a TD, but the Cardinals upset the Giants 17 to 14.
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A new king of the American Music Awards has been "ushered" in--
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R and B- artist Usher took home four awards last night-- including Pop-Rock Album of the Year for "Confessions".
The group, OutKast won three awards.
Other winners included Sheryl Crow, Linkin Park, and Alicia Keys.
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In the country categories, Brooks & Dunn was crowned favorite country band. Toby Keith won favorite male artist and Reba McEntire was chosen top female artist.
Bon Jovi was given the Award of Merit for a lifetime contribution to music.
Winners are chosen based on a survey of 20- thousand music fans.
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