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Coming up on News 7-
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Bedford County is still studying its options when it comes to renovating or replacing one of its high schools. Plus, President Bush picks a man to succeed Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge. And a parade spreads the Christmas spirit through Vinton.
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News 7 is next.

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There's a new twist in the long running saga over the future of Jefferson Forest High School.
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Good evening. I'm Shannon Young.
After six years and five studies, the future of Jefferson Forest High School in Bedford County is still unclear.
The school board has abandoned plans to renovate the school and is now looking at building two new smaller ones.
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Justin McLeod is live in Bedford tonight where the public got its first look at the plans. Justin, what are they saying?
Shannon,
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Tonight, the public got to see where the schools may be built and what they may look like.
But how much it will all cost is still unclear.
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[Halifax-Drugs]


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Sheriff's deputies searched Halifax County High school for drugs this morning.
Officers say they found a small amount of what they believe is marijuana and cocaine.
One juvenile is charged with possesion of cocaine.

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With Virginia Tech playing Miami on Saturday, Hokie merchandise is sure to be hot, but will have a different look.

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This A-C-C- champsionship logo was approved today by Virginia Tech and the A-C-C-.
You will see it on Hokie merchandise beginning this weekend.
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((LOCKE WHITE/DIRECTOR OF LICENSING AND TRADEMARKS: THE LICENSEES HAVE TO WAIT UNTIL THE VERY END OF THE GAME AS SOON AS THE CLOCK TICKS DOWN AND THE HORN GOES OFF WE'LL HAVE A BUNCH OF OUR LICENSESS SCRAMBLING TO GET THE CHAMPSIONSHIP PRODUCTS PRODUCED AND ON THE SHELVES.))
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If Tech loses Saturday, the team will share the championship and, therefore, the logo will say *tri* champions.
If the hokies win, this logo will be used for Sugar Bowl merchandise.
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[WIPE TO Friday Promo Board FS] Mike Stevens will bring you plenty of pre-game coverage, live from Miami. He'll begin with live reports from the Orange Bowl tomorrow on News 7 at 5 and 6. [Take Saturday AM Promo Board FS] And he'll join us throughout the hour on News 7 Saturday morning, starting at 8:00 a.m.
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[Body-Found]


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Investigators are working to identify human remains discovered in Roanoke County today.
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The skeletal remains were found in a wooded area near the intersection of Hershberger and Plantation roads.
A man walking the property line made the discovery, and called police around 10 am.
Police believe the remains had been in the woods for at least six months. There were no obvious signs of foul play, but the remains were taken to the Medical Examiner's Office for further analysis.
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[Holcomb]


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A former Giles County pastor convicted of molesting a child is headed to prison.
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A judge sentenced 54 year old Roger Holcomb to 10 and a half years in prison but suspended two years. He also gave Holcomb 20 years of supervised probation. Last February a jury convicted Holcomb of taking indecent liberties with a child and two counts of aggravated sexual battery. The mother of the 8-year old victim wanted to speak out about what happened.
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((TENA ANGER:SHE'LL ALWAYS BE SAFE, CAUSE HE'LL ALWAYS BE WATCHED. AND ALL T HE CHILDREN WILL BE SAFE KNOWING THAT SOMEBODY WILL ALWAYS BE TRACKING HIM... :55 AND I'M HAPPY FOR MY CHILD AND ALL THE CHILDREN OUT OF DANGER :59 ))
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Holcomb's attorney has said he will seek an appeal.
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[Hometown-Bank]


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A year from now there'll be a new bank in town. Keith Humphry says it'll be a home-grown, locally owned- and- operated bank.
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(( Warner Dalhouse is the Chairman of the Board of HomeTown Bank. ((IT WAS NOT TOO MANY YEARS AGO THAT THERE WERE BANKS IN THE ROANOKE VALLEY NAMED DOMINION....)) [RUNS05] Dalhouse was Chairman of Dominion Bankshares, one of several on Dalhouse's list. [@:52] ((THEY HAVE ALL NOW BEEN MERGED INTO LARGER INSTITUTIONS, HEADQUARTERD SOMEPLACE ELSE.)) [RUNS05] Dalhouse and a board of directors comprised of 13 prominent Roanoke-area residents plan to open HomeTown Bank next Fall. It'll be a direct competitor of Valley Bank... a local bank that's been in business for nine years. [12:22] ((SOMETIMES WE CAN'T DELIVER EVERYTHING SOME OF THE BIGGER BANKS CAN, SO WE DO IT ON SERVICE. WE DO IT ON RESPONSE. WE DO IT ON CREATIVITY. )) [RUNS:09] Gutshall and Dalhouse agree there's enough business to go around, that customers prefer to bank with people who live in the same zip code, as Dalhouse puts it. Remembering that Dominion Bank was bought out by First Union and, in turn, by Wachovia, we asked whether HomeTown Bank could end up being swallowed up by one of the big banks. [18:35] ((WE'RE NOT FORMING THIS BANK TO SELL IT OUT.)) [RUNS:02] State banking regulations prohibit a take-over within five years of a bank's formation, and Dalhouse points out Valley Bank has prospered in the local community for nearly ten years. [19:00] ((NOBODY CAN SAY THE BANK WILL ALWAYS BE WHAT IT IS TODAY. BUT WE EXPECT THE BANK TO BE HERE 25 YEARS FROM NOW.)) [RUNS:06] I asked him if he knew the name was already taken. [14:20] ((AS IN: "YOUR HOMETOWN STATION?" WE WERE AWARE OF THAT. IN FACT, WE LAUGHED ABOUT THAT A LITTLE BIT. AND WONDERED IF THAT WOULD BE COMPLIMENTARY OR OFFENSIVE. WE DECIDED WE DIDN'T CARE. (LAUGHTER))) [RUNS:10] The first of two Hometown Banks is supposed to open next October. KH, NEWS 7.))

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President Bush is ready to name a new Homeland Security boss.
More on the man and his experience dealing with terrorism when News 7 returns.
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Plus a scare involving Botox.
What you should consider before having the procedure.
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[Sports-preview]


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Bernard Kerik helped oversee New York City's response to Nine-Eleven.
Now, a senior official says President Bush wants Kerik to run the Department of Homeland Security.
Jennifer Donelan has more.
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((CBS NEWS HAS LEARNED PRESIDENT BUSH HAS PICKED FORMER NEW YORK CITY POLICE COMMISSIONER BERNARD KERIK TO HEAD THE NATION'S DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY. KERIK WAS APPOINTED COMMISSIONER OF THE NYPD BACK IN 2000. A LITTLE MORE THAN A YEAR LATER WHEN AIRPLANES CRASHED INTO THE WORLD TRADE CENTER, KERIK WAS THRUST INTO SPOTLIGHT. AFTER POLICE WORK, KERIK JOINED FORMER NEW YORK MAYOR RUDY GUILIANI IN THE CONSULTING WORLD AND WENT ON ASSIGNMENT IN IRAQ TO HELP REBUILD BAGHDAD'S POLICE FORCE. AND HE JOINED THE PRESIDENT ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL. MR. BUSH GAVE HIM A GLOWING REPORT.
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"He knows something about security. He's lived security all his life, and I want to thank him for his dedication and his service to the people of this country..." A FORMAL ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE WHITE HOUSE IS EXPECTED FRIDAY. JENNIFER DONELAN, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.))

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As President Bush sees it -- the January 30th date for elections in Iraq should not be changed.
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More than a dozen Iraqi political parties want the elections postponed until security at the polls can be guaranteed.

But Bush told reporters at the White House today, ``It's time for the Iraqi citizens to go to the polls.'' Meantime, two U-S soldiers were killed today, on in a militant attack on a joint US-Iraqi government patrol in Mosul, the other on a vehicle accident in Baghdad.
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[Emergency-Landing]


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A private jet was forced to make an emergency landing at the Roanoke Regional Airport just before noon.
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Fire and rescue crews were called after a Lear-jet on its way to Naples, Florida had a mechanical problem. The plane touched down safely and there were no injuries. The jet is owned by a charter company out of Canada called Skyservice. The plane is used for medical transport, however, a spokesperson with Skyservice says there were no patients on board at the time.
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[Botox]


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A local plastic surgeon stands behind the safety of botox injections in light of the recent illnesses in Florida.


That's where health officials are investigating four possible cases of botulism poisoning.
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Doctor Michael Breiner (Briner) says in skilled hands botox is extraordinarily safe. But he says if the doctor doesn't follow the proper protocol that's when the patients health is at risk.
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((DR. MICHAEL BREINER/SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA CENTER; EVEN THE ADMINISTRATION OF ASPIRIN CAN BE LIFE THREATENING. SO IT NEEDS TO BE DONE BY SOMEONE WHO KNOWS HOW TO DO IT, KNOWS EXACTLY WHERE TO PUT IT, AND KNOWS EXACTLY THE DOSAGES TO PUT, OTHERWISE YOU CAN ASK FOR TROUBLE))
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Breiner says patients should also be leery of places that offer the injections at significantly reduced prices.
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((IT'S EXPENSIVE FOR A REASON BECAUSE IT TAKES A LONG CHEMICAL PROCESS TO MAKE SURE IT'S SAFE))
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Botox is made from the same bacterium that causes food poisoning.
Breiner says it's given in such small doses, that it's unlikely it would cause botulism poisoning.
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Babe Ruth's 46-ounce bat goes for a ton of money.
We'll show you when News 7 returns.
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Plus the holidays march into Vinton tonight.
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[Chopper-Show]


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Another reality t-v show is ready to hit the air tomorrow, but this one has some local flavor that you won't want to miss.
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The Discovery Channel has spent six months following the workings of the Milwaukee Iron motorcycle shop in Lynchburg.
Crews have taped the construction of seven high-end motorcycles, while keeping up with the lives of owner Randy Simpson and his crew.
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((RANDY SIMPSON/MILWAUKEE IRON OWNER: WHEN ALL OF THE CAMERA CREW AND CAMERAS ROLLED IN HERE, WE WAS LIKE 'WHO ARE THESE GUYS?' TYPE THING. BUT EVERYONE OF THEM, WE'VE GOTTEN TO KNOW 'EM AND IT'S BEEN PRETTY COOL. SO WE'VE DEVELOPED QUITE A FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN US OVER THE LAST SIX MONTHS. AND WE'VE BUILT SOME GREAT BIKES.))
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The show "Southern Steel" premieres tomorrow night at Nine on Discovery.
It will run for twelve episodes.
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An unidentified collector hit one out of the park today with the acquisition of Babe Ruth's bat.
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Ruth used the massive 46-ounce Louisville Slugger to drill the first home run in Yankee Stadium history.
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After about a minute of high-stakes bidding, Sothebys sold the bat for a record one-point-26 (m) million dollars.
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((DOUG ALLEN/MASTRONET AUCTION COMPANY: HE WAS PREPARED TO SPEND MORE, BUT I CAN'T SAY HOW MUCH HE WAS PREPARED TO SPEND.))
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The bat is billed as ``the Holy Grail of sports memorabilia" and is only the third piece to break the million-dollar mark at auction -- along with Mark McGwire's 70th home run ball and a 1909 Honus Wagner baseball card.
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College basketball highlights from Virginia tech and Radford, our ACC Connection and the Salem Avalanche has a new manager,
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But first our extra point. This morning Mike Fratello was hired as coach of the Grizzlies, as a replacement for Hubie Brown, who unexpectedly retired last week for health reasons. Fratello last coached the Hawks for eight seasons and the Cavaliers for six. His overall NBA record is 592-499, including 20-34 in the playoffs.
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Lets start on the Hard wood where the Virginia tech men's basketball team played host to UT Chattanooga.
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The Hokie bird had the Cassell rockin tonight as the Hokies chased a 4 and OH record.
Early in the first half Tech's Marque Cook dishes to Daron Washington who slams home the ball for two of his 11 points on the night.
Then, Cook is give the rock to Zabian Dowdell who also demonstrates his power moves with another easy bucket in the f
orm of a dunk. 21-16 Tech. [SUPER=33-Virginia tech/63/UT Chattanooga/59;]Dowdell registered a game high 19.


Jamon Gordon tallied 12 points for the Hokies, he goes down the middle of the court and hits the J as time expires, 33-30 at the half and Tech wins 63-59.
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Down in Radford the Highlanders welcomed the Aggies of North Carolina A & T to town.
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Byron Sammeuls had his Radford team ready to defend their home court.
Trailing 13 to 6 early in the first, the Highlanders Chris Gooden throws the ball all the way across the court to Whit Holcomb-Fayee and he is gonna rip rope on the three pointer.
The, Gooden gives the Dwayne Ricks right under the iron, he jumps over the Aggies player and scores.
[SUPER=33-Radford/66/North Carolina A & T/61;]Radford's Chris Oliver will dish to Holcomb fayee, he comes down the f

loor through the pack and he scores off the lay up for two of his 17 and Radford improves to 3 and1 with the 66-61 win.
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[S-Connect]


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Teh 2004 ACC football champion will be a team that was a member of the Big East last year and Virginia Tech and Miami have made sure the rest of the conference knows about the new kids on the block
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[GO TO ACC CONNECTION APRISA]
MIke Stevens has more on that topic and tells us why a Tech senior is seeing Greener pastures this season.
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[OUT Q=....NEWS 7 SPORTS."]
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(( When the ACC officially welcomed the Hokies and Hurricanes on July 1st of last year at Grandover Resort in Greensboro - most figured Miami would make an immediate impact while the Hokies would be middle of the pack material, at best in their first year. But when you've waited forever to get in the Country Club you want to use your membership card right away. ((FRANK BEAMER:)) While the Hokies waited over 50 years to get in the ACC, senior Eric Green has waited four years to get back in the Orange Bowl. As a freshman he was smoked like a country ham by future NFL star Santana Moss in a 41-to-21 loss to the Canes in 2000. ((ERIC GREEN:)) When it was time to go back to Miami in 2002, Green was sidelined with a character season ending knee injury. ((ERIC GREEN:)) Green, who is from Clewiston, Florida has had his moments against the Canes at Lane Stadium. In 2001 he blocked this punt that was returned for a TD, and then last season Green got his own touchdown - picking off Brock Berlin in the Hokies 31-to-7 victory over Miami.)) ((ERIC GREEN:)) ((MIKE STEVENS:))
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The Hurricanes have five national titles to their name and while a sixth is not possible this year, a conference crown is.
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The Houston Astros have named Ivan DeJesus the new manager for the Salem Avalanche. The 51 year old spent last year with the Class A South Atlantic League Lexington legends. DeJesus replaces Russ Nixon who was re-assigned to Greenville in the Appalachian League. Dejesus spent parts of 15 seasons in the Majors as a short stop and third baseman from 1974 to 1988.

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The Salem-Roanoke Baseball Hall of Fame will add five more members at the 12th annual induction ceremony and Hot Stove banquet at the Salem Civic Center February 13th. This years inductees include Roanoke Red Sox standout Milward Quinn, former Salem baseball Board member Bob Johnson, and Salem-Times Register sports reporter Brian Hoffman.
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The group also includes former Virginia tech star and big league pitcher Mike Williams who played for several teams and made the 2003 Major League all star team.
Sid Witt rounds out the inductees. He is most known for his work with the little league challenger program for handicapped kids from the Roanoke Valley.
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[DC-Decorations]


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The Holiday season has officially arrived at the nation's capital.
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The President and First Lady tonight lit the national Christmas tree south of the White House . They were joined by Santa Claus and two young girls from Virginia whose Brownie troop sent care packages to U-S forces overseas. Earlier today, the First Lady showed off some of the other White House decorations.
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((LAURA BUSH/FIRST LADY: WELL IM GLAD TO HAVE A FEW MORE CHRISTMASES HERE. IM VERY HAPPY. THANKS. THANKS FOR ASKING.))
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The theme this year is a musical one that celebrates Christmas songs for kids. The Bush family Frosty the Snowman and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. In keeping with the theme, the 18-and a half foot tall Noble Fir is decorated with musical instruments.
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[Vinton-Parade]


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And we leave you tonight with the sights and sounds of the Vinton Christmas parade.
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