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Coming up on News 7-
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Citizens will do the research for a propsed regional jail in Roanoke County but their say will not be final. Plus, Breckenridge Middle School will hold classes tomorrow but some parents say their kids won't be there. And surveillance tapes in New Jersey show more than they're supposed to.
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News 7 is next.

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[IN Q=Where ever these]

((HERMAN LOWE:WHEREVER THESE SITES WE ARE GOING TO DO OUR BEST TO DO THE BEST THING FOR THE CITIZENS OF THIS COUNTY.))


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Where to put a new regional jail .. a citizen's group charged with choosing a site begins its work, with three weeks to get it all done.
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[Regional-Jail]


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The newly-formed Citizen Advisory Committee met for the first time tonight to discuss the future of a proposed - and controversial - regional jail. Jeremy Butterfield has the story.
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(( The committee's first meeting started on a sour note.
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[IN Q=Most of the citizens that]

((PAM BERBERICH:MOST OF THE CITIZENS THAT HAVE BEEN APPOINTED TO THIS COMMITTEE DIDN'T GET THE MATERIAL FOR THE COMMITTEE UNTIL THE MOMENT WE SAT DOWN AT THE TABLE. I THINK THIS WAS REALLY AN ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING LOOKING AT WHAT QUESTIONS WE NEED TO GET ANSWERED AND THEN PROCEEDING WITH OUR EVALUATION OF THE SITES.))
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[OUT Q=our evaluation of the sites.]

The citizens committee's role is to sift through the information provided to them by the county, tour the 18 proposed jail sites, and to present their recommendation. All this-- by January 6th.
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[IN Q=It's going to be a hard]

((HERMAN LOWE:IT'S GOING TO BE A HARD JOB. BUT I THINK EACH COMMITTEE MEMBER WILL DO THEIR PART AND THEIR SHARE TO GET THESE EVALUATED SO THAT WE CAN HAVE A SITE READY FOR THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING.))
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[OUT Q=board of supervisors meeting.]

But their work on finding a new site for a regional jail could be all for naught. Although Supervisors will take the committee recommendation into consideration, the decision on where the regional jail will be built is ultimately the county's. The citizens group is confident that the board will give their findings a fair hearing, and they will make sure they have that proposal in on time.
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[IN Q=We will meet our deadline]

((HERMAN LOWE:WE WILL MEET OUR DEADLINE. WE WILL WORK 24 HOURS A DAY IF NECESSARY TO GET THE INFORMATION BACK TO THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS.))
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The committee will meet this Saturday to tour the proposed sites and again on Tuesday at the county administration building. Jeremy Butterfield, News7, Roanoke County.))


[Dublin-Fire]


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Firefighters battling a house fire in Dublin tonight ran into some unexpected problems. The fire broke out on Church Street near CVS in Dublin. After hooking up the hose to a fire hydrant with low water pressure, firefighters then had to switch to another.
Extra help was called in from the Newbern and Fairlawn departments. No word yet on the cause.



[Breckenridge]


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[**ANCHOR TAG**]
Christmas Break is starting early for some local students after a lockdown at Breckenridge Middle School today. Although the school says tomorrow will be a normal day, some parents say, they don't think so.
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((Parents picking up students at Breckenridge Middle School Thursday afternoon were stunned to find police on campus... responding to the *possibility* of violence. A mother had called to say she'd been threatened by her son and that he might be armed and headed to the school. The school immediately took action.
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[IN Q=Well, we simply shared with our parents...]

((ASIA JONES: WE'LL WE SIMPLY SHARED WITH OUR PARENTS AND GUARDIANS THAT WE HAD A POTENTIAL ALLEGATION OF A SERIOUS INCIDENT AND THAT THE ROANOKE CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT HAD EVERYTHING TAKEN CARE OF.))
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[OUT Q=had everything taken care of.]

But some parents say the incident's not that eaily dismissed.
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[IN Q= I just don't understand...]

((WILLIAM ANDREWS/PARENT: I JUST DON'T UNDERSTAND WHY SOMETHING SERIOUS ENOUGH TO HAVE THAT MANY OFFICERS... WHY WE WEREN'T NOTIFIED.))
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[OUT Q=why we weren't notified.]

William Andrews, like other Breckenridge parents, received a letter from the school explaining the lockdown. But he says he should have been notified during, not after, the drill.
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[IN Q=I can understand safety issues...]

((ANDREWS: I CAN UNDERSTAND SAFETY ISSUES BUT, THE THING IS, THEY WEREN'T ALLOWED TO CALL HOME. PARENT'S DIDN'T KNOW ANYTHING 'TIL PICK-UP.))
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And, although the school considers the lockdown a success, Andrews isn't willing to take that chance. He's keeping his daughter home tomorrow.))
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Meantime, police found no weapon but did find the boy in question. They are pursuing charges of trespassing and disruption of school.

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Police in Pulaski County say they have identified three suspects in yesterday's bomb threat which was called in to Dublin Middle School. The school resource officer says all three are under 15 and charges are likely.



[Purse-Snatching]


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In Lynchburg. a K-Mart customer got an early Christmas present today ... and it had nothing to do with shopping.


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When a purse-snatcher grabbed a woman's handbag and took off through the parking lot, two store employees and a customer gave chase.
One ended up tackling the suspect nearby and holding him until police could arrive.
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((NICK RIDDLEBARGER/K-MART EMPLOYEE: IT MAKES YOU FEEL REALLY GOOD, IT DOES FOR ME ANYWAY. YOU KNOW A LOT OF PEOPLE DO GOOD THINGS FOR ME SO I FEEL LIKE I CAN AT LEAST RETURN THE FAVOR AND DO SOMETHING GOOD FOR EVERYBODY ELSE.))
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[OUT Q=for everybody else.]
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19-year-old Jeremy L. Shields faces grand larceny and assault and battery charges.
But he's not considered a suspect in two other recent purse-snatchings ... including this one at the Kroger store on Wards Road Tuesday night.
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A security guard has a date in court tomorrow. He's charged with torching more than a dozen homes under construction.


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Twenty-one year old Aaron Speed was paid to protect the subdivision that he's now charged with destroying. Speed was taken into custody today after investigator's searched his parents' home for clues. Speed has said publicly he was in the Hunter's Brook subdivision the morning of December sixth. However he claims he was only visiting a friend, and that another guard was assigned to the controversial development.

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((AARON SPEED/CHARGED WITH ARSON; EVERYTHING THAT I'M DOING I'M DOING WILLINGLY. TO PROVE TO THEM I'M INNOCENT. I'M TAKING A POLYGRAPH TODAY THAT'LL SHOW THEM IM INNOCENT AFTER THIS IS DONE AND OVER WITH.))
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Nineteen of the twenty-six upscale homes were torched. The remaining seven were damaged by smoke and flames.
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[Flu-Shots]


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First, there was a flu-shot shortage. Now health officials worry tens of thousands of doses could go to *waste*.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention admits there appears to have been an unintended effect from the government response to the flu shot shortage. Officials say more than half of all elderly or chronically ill adults have not even tried to get flu shots, thinking the vaccine wouldn't be available. A C-D-C advisory panel is expected to hold an emergency conference call tomorrow to discuss ways to remedy the situation.
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[Stonewall-Jackson]


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Health news of particular interest in Lexington -- Stonewall Jackson Hospital will soon become part of Carilion Health System, subject to state approval.
That was the decision of the hostpial board of directors today, which decided to take Carilion up on its offer.
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The agreement will allow Stonewall Jackson to retain partial ownership.
That means both entities will make a decision about the overall operations of the hospital and its future.
Carilion has been providing interim management to the hospital since July.
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[War-Worlds]


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And a much different kind of story from Lexington, where actor Tom Cruise cruised into the Dairy Queen last night- and gave more than his order- He gave a big donation to a child in need.
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Cruise stopped by the Lexington Dairy Queen after filming for the War of the Worlds-
Before leaving he dropped 5-thousand dollars in a donation bin for Ashley Flint.
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The 11 year old suffered head injuries in a go kart accident in September.
She's undergone three surgeries at U-V-a-
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((GINA NOEL/DAIRY QUEEN ASSITANT MANAGER: HE SAID HE WAS A FATHER AND HE UNDERSTOOD HOW CHILDREN GET HURT AND HE FELT SORRY HE WANTED TO DONATE SOMETHING.))
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Ashley is back at school half days, but may have to have more surgery.
She says she's thankful for all the help from the community and Tom Cruise.
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((YOU DON'T REALLY REALIZE HOW MUCH PEOPLE LOVE YOU YOU KNOW THEY LOVE YOU BUT YOU DON'T REALIZE HOW MUCH TIL YOU HAVE AN ACCIDENT.)) [butt to 13:05:09] ((REGINA CORNWELL/ASHLEY'S MOM: I WAS AMAZED AT HOW PEOPLE HELP YOU AND HOW PEOPLE YOU DON'T EVEN KNOW LIKE TOM CRUISE EVEN DON'T KONW ME HELPED ME AND HE'LL NEVER KNOW HOW MUCH.))
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[OUT Q=he'll never know how much.]
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Ashley says she wants to write cruise a letter and send him a candle to say thanks.
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A self-confessed triggerman takes the stand in Martinsville. Now he's trying to finger others in the case.
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Plus freebie tickets and lots of frequent flier miles. Delta throws a surprise party at Lynchburg's airport.
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[Sports-preview]


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[Dixon]


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(MINI-OPEN)

[MINI-OPEN] A man twice tried for murder in Martinsville- -but never convicted- -now claims he did commit the crime and has agreed to testify against those HE says paid him to do it.
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The self-confessed trigger man claims Malvester Dixon handled the money... that this 55-year old record-store owner helped Maverick Thomas arrange the murder of Thomas' wife, Lisa. Billy Ray Manns testified at Dixon's preliminary hearing today that the deal was struck in the parking lot in front of Dixon's Poor Boy's Music Store.
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((MALVESTER DIXON COUNTED THE MONEY OUT. THEY WAS IN THE CAR, PUT IT IN A BAG, HANDED IT TO RICK THOMAS. HE THREW IT IN THE CAR I WAS IN.))
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Manns claims he got five thousand up front and that Dixon paid him another five grand the day after Lisa Thomas was shot. No motive for the crime was advanced today, but the judge certified murder- conspiracy charges against Dixon.
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[Airport-Customer]


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Otto Wilson lives in Atlanta but flies to Lynchburg every week for his job with Georgia Pacific.
Today, those round-trips paid off when Wilson was honored as A-S-A Delta's 10 millionth customer of 2004.
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Airline and local officials greeted Wilson as he checked in for his afternoon flight to Atlanta.
His gifts included two free tickets to anywhere Delta flies in North America, a round trip for two to the Caribbean and 10-thousand frequent flyer miles.
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((OTTO WILSON/ASA DELTA'S 10 MILLIONTH CUSTOMER: I WAS SHOCKED. I WAS SHOCKED. I WAS SURPRISED WHEN I CAME AROUND THE CORNER AND ONE OF THE DELTA LADIES THAT I KNOW CAME OVER AND APPROACHED ME, AND I SAID 'UH, SOMETHING'S UP HERE.' BUT NO, I WAS TOTALLY SHOCKED.))
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Delta says it's seen a 35 percent increase in its Lynchburg ridership this year.
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Casino surveillance takes a close look at revealing outfits. Still ahead, some workers are in trouble as as result.

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And proposed statewide restrictions on video game sales to minors. Illinois' governor wants them, but would they stand up in court?
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[Video-Games]


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If the governor of Illinois has his way, Santa will no longer bring violent video games to kids across his state.

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Governor Rod Blagojevich (Bluh-Goy-Uh-Vitch) is proposing to ban the sale of violent and sexually explicit video games to minors throughout Illinois.
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((GOV. ROD BLAGOJEVICH/(D) ILLINOIS; THESE GAMES DIRECTLY ASSAULT THE VALUES WE WERE RAISED TO BELIEVE IN AND THE VERY VALUES I BELIEVE MOST PARENTS TRY TO TEACH THEIR KIDS TODAY.))
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Blagojevich says he took action after hearing about *JFK Reloaded*- a game that puts players in the role of Lee Harvey Oswald. However, efforts in other states to restrict the sale of graphic games have fallen victim to court challenges. A spokesman for Illinois retailers predicts the same will happen there.
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((DAVID VITE/ILLINOIS RETAIL MERCHANTS ASSN.; THERE IS NO WAY TO PROVIDE A BRIGHT LINE DEFINITION OF VIOLENCE OF GRAPHIC SEXUALITY THAT CAN STAND THE CONSTITUTIONAL TEST.))
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In the meantime, video games are as popular as ever with both kids and adults. They were even celebrated at an awards show this week, where a trophy went to *Halo Two*- one of the games Governor Blagojevich opposes.
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[Casino-Surveillance]


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One Atlantic City casino has a big price to pay after getting caught using surveillance cameras-
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to secretly videotape women in revealing outfits. A complaint alleges confiscated video contains shots of some customers and employees that amount to an invasion of privacy. Authorities say it happened at least three times over 2000 and 2001. Caesars Casino was fined 80-thousand dollars. The state division of gaming enforcement obtained the videotapes after being tipped of by a Caesar's supervisor. Two workers were fired for making the tapes, and they still may face sanctions from the New Jersey Casino Control Commission.
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[Wind-Damage]


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High winds meant trouble for drivers in California today.
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Several big rigs were overturned by powerful wind gusts up to 70 miles per hour. There were no reports of any injuries. A high wind warning advisory is in effect until tomorrow afternoon.
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High school basketball, more Stagg Bowl preps and stern words from redskin legend Charles Mann.
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But first our extra point. The ACC has announced the fall sportsmanship recipients and Virginia Tech led all conference schools with three sportsmanship accolades while Maryland and Miami each received two. Tech won the football award and also took home the men's soccer and volleyball sportsmanship awards for the fall.
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[S-Pulaski]


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In high school hoops, Pulaski County took on Patrick Henry tonight.
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Mark Hanks and his Cougars would try and crash the Patriots party on their home court.
In the first quarter, Pulaski's J.R. Montgomery dishes to Cory Poindexter who rips rope from three point land, three of his 17 points.
[SUPER=33-Pulaski County/73/Patrick Henry/64;]The Cougars turn the ball over and Anwar Smalls picks up the rock and

goes coast to coast for the bucket, two of his 14 point night.
Poindexter gives to Ernie Hodge who scores the blue collar basket, he tallied 17 as well and the Cougars win 73-64.

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[S-Spartans]


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In girls action, Franklin County ventured into Spartan real estate. 4th quarter, the Eagles Amy Betterton passes to Amber Potter who goes strong to the iron and scores.
[SUPER=33-Franklin County/44/Salem/29;]Then, Salem with nice ball movement and fabulous freshman Candis Dowell rips

rope from behind the arc.
Franklin County's Lauren Therman with the long pass to Hanah greer who finishes, Eagles win 44-29.
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[S-Salem]


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Linfield and the University of Mary Hardin Baylor share the spotlight at Salem Stadium Saturday in the Stagg Bowl. Travis Wells has more on the two teams.
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((Wesley College strong safety Rocky Myers kicked off the Stagg Bowl festivities by accepting the 12th Gagliardi Award for the top player in the D3 ranks. Myers is the first defensive player and the first player from the East Coast to claim the top honor.
Rocky:
As for the Stagg Bowl participants, they were fighting a slight bout of jet lag Thursday afternoon. Mary Hardin Baylor made a 1200 mile trek from Belton, Texas on a charter flight, and Linfield traveled 2, 742 miles from McMinnville, Oregon.
Bites: Travis: Bites:
Plenty of good seats remain for Saturday's 11am kickoff. Adult tickets are 12.50 in advance, while youth tickets are 5 dollars. In Salem, Travis Wells, News 7 Sports.))



[S-JMU]


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James Madison and Montana meet in the division I-double A national championship tomorrow night. Fans might not think getting fired up for the game cwould be hard, but it can be an issue.
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[S-Redskins]


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Scoring just over one touchdown a game won't cut it in the NFL. That's what the Washington Redskins are averaging with a 4 and 9.
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Joe Gibbs returned to the team as a coach know for his offensive ingenuity but his attack has struggled this year. Some might worry the age gap between Gibbs and the younger players is the reason. Former Redskin all pro defensieve lineman Charles Mann doesn't believe any of it.
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[S-Stuff]


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In baseball, John Smoltz has agreed to a new two-year contract with the Atlanta Braves.
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The 37-year-old pitcher has 154 saves the last four seasons and has a career record of 163-and-121. Speaking of pitchers, three time Cy Young award winner and former Boston Red Sox Pedro Martinez has been introduced as a New York Met. after inking a four-year, $53 million deal.
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They've overcome bad luck, rough economies and tough times- only to come out on top.
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Today the Blue Ridge Business Journal announced its first annual Business Person and Business of the Year. Cynthia Gardner- the owner of Twists and Turns in Roanoke was named business person of the year. Gardner- opened her store 14-years ago and expanded throughout the years into manufacturing by targeting a *unique* audience.
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((CYNTHIA GARDNER, BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR:WE STARTED OUT WITH SIMPLE THINGS JUST MAKING BARSTOOLS AND THIS TIME 14-YEARS AGO WOOD WAS VERY EXPENSIVE. WE HAPPENED TO BE FORTUNATE TO HAVE METAL- THERE'S NO MAINTENANCE AND ADDS A NEW TWIST TO HOME DECOR.))
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Luna Innovations won business of the year. The corporation was founded in 1990 and has 150-throughout the Commonwealth. 75-of those are in Blacksburg and recently, 10-positions were developed in Danville.
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