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Coming up on News 7-
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If the possibility of a fatal crash won't deter you from drinking and driving, maybe police checkpoints will. Plus, all they needed to do was get the word out. Now, local charities say holiday donations are on the increase. And, Roanoke turned into a holiday haven tonight. We'll stop by the parade.
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News 7 is next.

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Tis the season, cops say, to crack down on drinking and driving.
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[Checkpoint]


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Roanoke County police will be holding an increased number of sobriety checkpoints this holiday.
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There have already been two deadly alcohol-related accidents in Roanoke County since Thanksgiving. Police hope that the increased number of checkpoints will help prevent any further fatal accidents.
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((SGT. TIM WYATT/ROANOKE CO. POLICE; WE'RE TRYING TO BE A LITTLE MORE AGGRESSIVE HERE DURING THE HOLIDAY PERIOD BECAUSE OF THE INCREASE IN OFFICE PARTIES, FAMILY GET TOGETHERS AND UNFORTUNATELY, SOMETIMES YOU'LL HAVE THAT INCREASE IN THE OFFENSES OF DRINKING AND DRIVING.))
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Wyatt says tonight's checkpoint on the Blue Ridge Parkway was one of two they were running tonight. The checkpoints will be set up throughout the Roanoke Valley every week through the end of the holiday season. Wyatt says he has seen an increased numbers of DUI's among underage drivers and hopes these checkpoints will help curtail those numbers.
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[Welcome-Valley]


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A Roanoke quarry says it needs to expand.
Neighbors fear what it will mean to their neighborhood.
Jeremy Butterfield explains.
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[SUPER=01-Maryellen Goodlatte/Rockydale Quarry Lawyer; ]
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(( The Rockydale Quarry wants to expand its current site by 50 acres. Residents in the surrounding area are worried about what that expansion would mean for their community.
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((DON FITZGERALD/OBVIOUSLY WHEN YOU HERE HEAVY MANUFACTURING THAT'S KIND OF SCARY AND YOU KNOW IT'S RESIDENTIAL AREAS. THERES KIDS THAT GO TO SCHOOL THERE AND A LOT OF ELDER PEOPLE AND OBVIOUSLY YOU WANT TO KEEP THAT INTEGRITY IN PLACE.))
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That's why the quarry hosted a series of town meetings to clear up concerns and explain the plans for the expansion.
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((MARYELLEN GOODLATTE/WE THOUGHT IT WOULD BE VERY HELPFUL TO TALK TO NEIGHBORS. GET THERE THOUGHTS GET THEIR QUESTIONS GET THEIR INPUT. WE'VE BEEN DOING THAT INFORMALLY FOR A VERY LONG TIME BUT THOUGHT WE WOULD JUST OPEN IT UP.)) [RUNS:11]
[OUT Q=thought we would just open it up.]

Most of the concerns centered around truck trafficdown Welcome Valley Road. Residents don't want to see an increase in what they say is already a large number of trucks coming down their road. Rockydale Quarry says it has a solution.
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((DAVID WILLIS/BY SEPARATING THE VEHICLES I THINK THERE IS SAFETY GAINS THERE AND ALSO TO EASE THE FLOW OF TRAFFIC TO THE 220 CORRIDOR ON WELCOME VALLEY AND OLD ROCKY MOUNT ROAD.)) [RUNS:10]
[OUT Q=and Old Rocky Mount Road.]

The quarry says by making Draper Road and parts of Rockymount Road private for their trucks only they may reduce the truck traffic on Welcome Valley Road by around 90 percent. The company will also pay for a new stoplight near the Outback Steakhouse where route 220 meets Welcome Valley. The final decision on the expansion won't be made by Roanoke City officials until February 22 and Rockydale says if it's approved it will be another ten years before the project is complete. Jeremy Butterfield, News 7, Roanoke.))

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A million S-U-V's and trucks are being recalled.
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Daimler-Chrysler is recalling 600-thousand Dodge Durango and Dakota trucks because their wheels could come off.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating reports of upper ball joint seperation on dozens of vehicles.
The recall applies to model years 2000 through 2003.
Ford is also recalling more than 400-thousand Ford Escape sport utility vehicles because of an accelerator problem that causes the engine to race.
That recall applies to model years 2002 to 2004.
The automaker says it doesn't know of any accidents or injuries related to the problem.
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[Peterson]


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The jury in the Scott Peterson case has ended its first full day of deliberations with no decision.
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The panel's trying to decided on Scott Peterson should be punished for killing his wife and unborn son. The jury began deliberating yesterday after hearing closing arguments in the trial's penalty phase. Deliberations will resume Monday morning at the courthouse in Redwood City, California. The jurors will be sequestered in a hotel this weekend. Members must choose between two recommendations: life in prison without parole, or death.
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[Police-Shooting]


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Two Roanoke police officers shot a drug suspect six times last month.
Today, prosecutors said their actions were justified.
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The incident arose out of a drug investigation at the corner of Highland Avenue and Ninth Street on November 12th.
Officers said they were trying to arrest 37 year old Darryl Abner Baker when he ran. Police released a dog that Baker on the leg.
As he struggled with the animal, Baker pulled a loaded nine-millimeter pistol from his waistband and pointed it at police.
Officers John Hoover and Allen Bower, Junior fired nine shots. A third officer did not fire.
Baker was hit six times and survived.
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In a statement today, Roanoke Commonwealth's Attorney Don Caldwell said Baker's actions justified the use of force and that he will not seek criminal charges against the officers.
Baker, on the other hand, faces charges for drug offenses and assault on a police officer.

[Charities]


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The call went out for help from local charities- and the community answered.
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Last night we reported that donations were way down at several area agencies.
This is what the League of older Americans tree looked like yesterday.. filled with requests for gifts.
Today the L-O-A says the angels on its trees- were gone today- and the phones were jammed with messages from people who wanted to help.
Valley View mall also reports a big increase today in the number of angels taken from the Salvation Army trees there. They say they've had to make several trips to transport gifts.
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[Dickens-Parade]


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It was a dickens of a time in the city of Roanoke tonight.
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Thousands lined the streets of downtown for the city's annual Holiday parade.
The parade featured floats, antique cars, dance troupes and several dozen marching bands... including the Patrick Henry High School band which will march in the Disney World Christmas Parade.
More than fifty groups took part this year and awards were given out in a number of categories.
The event coincides with Dickens of a Christmas which wraps up next Friday night with a pet parade.
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Still ahead on News 7, why architects from around the world have designs on helping those in need Roanoke.
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Plus companies say they're doing their part to get armored vehicles to the front lines of Iraq.
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[Sports-preview]


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((Hey, everybody. Travis Wells here in the News 7 Sports office. Coming up later, JMU outlasts William & Mary to lock up the school's first trip to the national championship. Bryan Randall secures ACC Player of the Year honors, plus Salem and Gretna get pepped up for their state title games. Plus, Tech whips UVA in wrestling. All that and more on the way in sports.))
[C2C-Tech]

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An architectural design competition is focusing international attention on Roanoke.
And as Joe Dashiell reports, organizers of C-2-C hope it will have a lasting impact on western Virginia.
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((For Virginia Tech architecture student Sean Wheeler, three months of hard work are coming down to the wire.
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((IT'S BEEN A LONG SEMESTER, A LOT OF LATE NIGHTS, BUT I'M GETTING TO THE POINT WHERE I AM ALMOST DONE WHICH IS GOOD BECAUSE IT'S CRUNCH TIME.))
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And he's not alone. Students at Virginia Tech, and 80 other universities registered for the competition, along with hundreds of professionals from around the world.
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((GREGG LEWIS/ROANOKE ARCHITECT: ASTONISHING AS IT MAY BE, AT THIS POINT THERE ARE SOMEWHERE BETWEEN FIVE AND SIX THOUSAND INDIVIDUALS AROUND THE WORLD THAT ARE LOOKING AT DESIGNING HOUSING FOR THE CITY OF ROANOKE VIRGINIA.))
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The C2C competition has focused on four vacant lots in Roanoke. It calls for fresh ideas, home designs that are efficient and environmentally friendly, that fit into the context of Roanoke's neighborhoods.
In the emerging field of green or sustainable architecture, the competition may have already put Roanoke on the map.
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((WE HAVE EM COME THROUGH HERE THAT STOP AND SEE US AND HAVE GONE DOWN TO VISIT THE SITES AND HAVE BEEN SURPRIZED BY GROUPS FROM SAVANNAH, GROUPS FROM WEST VIRGINIA, GROUPS FROM TEXAS AND I THINK PEOPLE ALL OVER THE COUNTRY ARE WORKING ON THE THING SO IT'S DEFINITELY ON THE MAP.))
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And on the map to stay, organizers hope. Winners will be announced in January and some of the most promising designs will make the transition from concept to construction next Summer. Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke))

[Humvee-Armor]


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After being accused of not having adequate armor for troops in Iraq, the military says it is working overtime to put armor onto Humvees.
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The army says five plants across America are working non-stop to alleviate the problem.
At the Red River Army Depot in Texas Humvees are being shipped out as fast as possible, with the work load doubling over the past year.
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((HUMVEE IS A MAJOR PROGRAM FOR RED RIVER ARMY DEPOT WE'RE PRODUCING OVER 14 HUMVEE VEHICLES A DAY COMING OFF OUR PRODUCTION LINES.))
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The Pentagon admits there is a shortage of armored vehicles but says it's not a budget problem.
Officials believe the increase in production will help.
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Still ahead on News 7, President Bush tapped him to lead the Homeland Security department.
Tonight he's out of the running.
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Plus what it takes to forecast winter weather here in Southwest and Central Virginia.
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[Ashcroft-Goodbye]


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Late word tonight in Washington that the President's choice to take over the Homeland Security Department has withdrawn his nomination.
Bernard Kerik says questions have arisen about the immigration status of a housekeeper and nanny he employed.
Meanwhile, Attorney General John Ashcroft has said his goodbyes.
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In bidding farewell to employees of the the Justice Department today, Ashcroft lauded their efforts rather than his own. He outlined the accomplishments of his tenure, but then praised the employees for making them possible.
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((JOHN ASHCROFT/ATTORNEY GENERAL: THIS MORNING, OUR NATION IS SAFER BECAUSE YOU ANSWERED THE CALL TO DEFEND FREEDOM AND HUMAN DIGNITY BY TERROR. AND I JOIN WITH ALL AMERICANS IN HUMBLED THANKS FOR YOUR SERVICE.))
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President Bush -- who did not attend today's farewell -- has chosen White House counsel Alberto Gonzales to replace Ashcroft.
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[Schooner]


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Virginia's newest goodwill ambassador is about ready to sail around the world.
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The 122-foot long schooner "Virginia" was christened today during ceremonies on Norfolk's downtown waterfront. The state's first lady Lisa Collis did the honors. The schooner is a replica of a ship that carried harbor pilots around the Chesapeake Bay in the early 20th century. This "Virginia" will sail much further than the Chesapeake. Her mission is to sail around the world to promote tourism and business investment.
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[Winter5]


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Throughout the year the topic of cold air damming is a mentioned quite a bit. But this time of year it becomes a major player when it comes to forecasting winter weather in Southwest and Central Virginia.
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Coming up, JMU outguns William & Mary in their 1-double A shootout to advance to the national title game, we'll rundown the complete schedule for tomorrow's high school state championships, and Tech whips UVA on the mat, but first our extra point,
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Baseball's hot stove continues to cook. Today Russ Ortiz was added to the Diamondbacks starting rotation. Ortiz accepted a four year deal after spending the last two seasons with the Braves. Ortiz was 15 and 9 this past season. He's the second big acquisition for the D-backs this week, after they picked up third baseman Troy Glaus yesterday.
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[S-JMU]


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The JMU Dukes are headed to the Division 1-double A national championship game next weekend in Chattanooga after knocking off A-10 rival William & Mary in tonight's national semifinal in Williamsburg.
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Madison lost a heartbreaker to the Tribe on a last second field goal last month.
But tonight was a much different story. JMU scored the game's first 21 points. Raymond Hines busts up the gut and dances into the house from 27 yards out and it was 7-nothing.
Later, Justin Riscati goes up top for 6 more. Tack on a pick 6 and it was 21 to nothing.
But the Tribe rallied behind Lang Campbell who ran for a score and threw for another in the second quarter. The Dukes lead was just one at halftime.
William and Mary went up early in the third quarter only to see JMU score 27 straight points, including 6 right here on the Riscati to DD Boxley hookup.
[SUPER=36-James Madison/48/William & Mary/34/;]

The Dukes won it 48-34, their 3rd straight road win, becoming the first Virginia team to advance to the 1-double A title game. They'll get either Sam Houston State or Montana next week.
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Earlier this week, Bryan Randall grabbed the Dudley Award and collected an 18 thousand dollar postgraduate scholarship in New York. This afternoon Randall was named the ACC's Player of the Year and the league's Offensive Player of the Year, beating out Miami's Brock Berlin for each.
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Randall threw 19 touchdown passes this season and just 5 interceptions. He also ran for 466 yards and 3 TD's. The senior from Williamsburg was the Hokies unquestioned leader this season.
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[S-Salem]


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The Spartans 14th game of the season has brought out the best in both the school and the community.
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Today the Spartans held a huge pep rally and sendoff inside the school's gymnasium.
The biggest cheers of the day were actually laughs from the players as their mothers donned cheerleading uniforms and performed their best Spartan skit.
In Steve Magenbauer's first year Salem is 12 and 1 entering its contest with Harrisonburg, also 12 and 1.
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A total of 12 high school teams from around the state will fight it out for 6 state titles tomorrow, including Salem and Gretna. Here's the statewide schedule of games for Division one through Division six.
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And don't forget about our final Friday Football Extra show of the season coming up in just a few minutes - as we preview the state finals and much more.

[S-Rassle]


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Virginia Tech won its first ACC wrestling match of the season tonight in Blacksburg, and the Hokies did it in impressive fashion over Virginia.
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A couple thousand fans were in the Cassell tonight to check out the 6 and 1 Hokies.
Tech swept all ten matches by posting 8 decisions and 2 major victories. Steve Borja took out Kyle Narkiewicz 3 to nothing in the 184 pound class to give the Hokies a 26 to nothing lead.
Tomas Ovalle then beat Scott Smith 6 to 2 at 192 pounds.
Tech went on to win it 32 to nothing. First year head coach Tom Brands improves to 7 and 1, as the Hokies grab the early ACC advantage. UVA falls to 2 and 2.
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[TOSS TO BREAK]

[Elem-Spanish]


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Remember when you took Spanish or French in High School?
Now some students are starting much earlier.
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Nearly 60 students at Raleigh Court elementary are taking Spanish in a new program - before school.
Most say the younger you are, the easier it is to learn a foreign language.
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((SYLVIA OZROVITZ/TEACHER: I THINK WHEN THEY'RE LITTLE THEY'RE LESS STRESSFUL AND THEY LIKE TO PLAY AND THEY LIKE TO LEARN WITH SONGS AND THAT'S WHAT WE DO IN THIS PROGRAM WE DO A LOT OF MUSIC A LOT OF GAMES AND IT'S FUN.)) ((GRETCHEN LIONBERGER: IT'S A LITTLE HARD AT FIRST BUT ONCE YOU GET TO KNOW IT A LITTLE BIT BETTER IT'S GOING TO GET EASIER AND EASIER.))
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The program is meant to help prepare students for a global economy and help them to communicate with classmates who speak Spanish as a first language.
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