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Coming up on News 7-
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A committee looking into a new regional jail gets a tour of the proposed sites. A Kansas baby stolen from its mother's womb is returned to the hands of her father. And try doing a figure eight on one of these?
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Plus a few snowflakes may be in store for Sunday. News 7 is next.

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((GREG HOLLINS:I DO FEEL THAT A JAIL IS NEEDED SOMEWHERE, I JUST DON'T KNOW WHERE YET.))
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A new regional jail might be needed-- but where should county officials put it?
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Good evening, I'm Myranda Stephens.

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Controversy surrounding the decision to build a new regional jail in Roanoke County has led to the formation of a Citizens Committee representing the voice of county residents. Today, the committee took their first tour of the proposed jail sites. Jeremy Butterfield has more.
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(( Members of the citizens committe looking into a new regional jail site met early Saturday morning to begin their trek around the county-- scouting the 18 proposed sites.
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((PAM BERBERICH:WE'RE TRYING TO GET SOME PICTURES, I THINK YOU SAW, TAKING PICTURES OF WHAT'S SURROUNDING THE PROPERTIES SO THAT WHEN WE GO BACK TO THE TABLE WE'LL HAVE THAT IN FRONT OF US TO HELP JOG OUR MEMORIES. THE PROXIMITY TO NEIGHBORHOODS THE PROXIMITY TO SCHOOLS IN SOME SITUATIONS.))
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The group is also paying attention to the sites' accessibility to major highways, the amount of fill or digging that would be necessary, and convenience to public utilities. The County Board of Supervisors looked at the same criteria when they chose the two sites along West River road, but the citizens committee wants to make up its own mind.
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((DON DAVIS:WE'RE STARTING OFF WITH A CLEAN SLATE. KNOWING THAT THEY HAVE THEIR TOP FIVE BUT WE WILL PICK OUR OWN.))
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Members of the group realize that a new jail is needed and some think the jobs it will create will benefit the county.
They just want to make sure they get it right.
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((HERMAN LOWE:CAUSE WE ARE SPENDING THE CITIZENS OF ROANOKE COUNTY'S MONEY, AND WE DON'T WANT TO SPEND NO MORE THAN WE HAVE TO.))
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They're feeling the pressure to get their job done WELL by the county residents they represent-- and ON TIME by the board of supervisors. They have three weeks to research the sites, make their picks, and present their findings to the board.
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((HERMAN LOWE:IT'S A SHORT TIME LIMIT, IT'S GOING TO PUSH US TO GET IT DONE, BUT I HAVE CONFIDENCE IN OUR COMMITTEE.))


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((JEREMY BUTTERFIELD:THE COMMITTEE WILL MEET AGAIN TUESDAY NIGHT AT THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING TO REVIEW THEIR FINDING FROM THEIR TOUR OF THE PROPOSED 18 SITES. THE MEETING WILL BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AND THEY WILL BE FIELDING QUESTIONS. JEREMY BUTTERFIELD, NEWS 7, ROANOKE COUNTY.))
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Halifax County authorities are waiting on autopsy results to figure out how a man died while burning brush yesterday.

Officials say the fire started shortly after three o'clock at Neal's Corner Road in Clover. 78-year-old *James Wilburn* was found dead after the fire was put out. Preliminary investigations show Wilburn fell and broke his leg -- and was unable to escape as the fire spread. Police say it does appear to be an accident.


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One man is in jail tonight, charged with abducting an acquaintance. Witnesses told Roanoke City Police they saw the abudction around 11-thirty this morning in the 52-hundred block of Williamson Road. A car was stopped a short time later on Plantation, where authorities arrested 45 year old Jeffrey Thomas. He's charged with abduction and assault. Thomas is being held at the Roanoke City Jail without bond.

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Witnesses say a Kansas woman charged with killing an *expectant mother* was seen showing-off a tiny baby girl as her own. Now the girl has been reunited with her father. Kelly Cobiella has the story.
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((JUST HOURS AFTER ALLEDGEDLY KILLING A WOMAN TO STEAL HER UNBORN CHILD....36 YEAR OLD LISA MONTGOMERY WAS SHOWING OFF THE PREMATURE NEWBORN TO HER TOWN PASTOR, CLAIMING THE CHILD WAS HER OWN:
Super: Pastor mike wheatley
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The woman charged with Bobby Jo Stinnett's murder and Victoria Jo's kidnapping is a wife and mother with two high school aged children - The townspeople said they always thought she was an honest, nurturing mother - until now:
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felt betrayed we were angry - ah - but most of all we were very very very sad
Investigators say Montgomery went to Stinnett's house Thursday under the guise of buying a dog. Stinnett has a dog breeding business on the internet. Officials say they traced e-mails between the two and were able to connect information gathered from an Amber Alert:
Special Agent Jeff Lanza / FBI - those two tips - those two pieces of information came together right about the same time - so we knew we had a pretty good lead when the agents went to the house.
When they arrived Montgomery claimed the baby was her own - but after confronting her about birth records - Montgomery allegedly confessed.

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according to the criminal complaint, montgomery told her husband she was coming here to topeka, 4o miles from her hometown, to do some shopping the day of the murder, then called him later that day and told him shed given birth and was waiting at a restaurant parkiing lot with their newborn daughter.
Montgomery had been pregnant with another child that was never born - it is unclear when she lost the baby or under what circumstances.
Zeb Stinnett - the father of Victoria Jo calls his daughter a miracle. She is listed in good condition at the hospital's neo natal intensive care unit. CC, CBS News, Topeka Kansas.))



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The vice-principal of a *Rhode Island prep school* now faces charges in connection with an Internet sex-sting.
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39-year-old Timothy Sheldon pled *not guilty* to charges stemming from his alleged solicitation of a minor through an online chatroom. Sheldon has been vice-principal of *Bishop Hendricken* High School for the past 12 years, where he was in charge of student discipline.
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((BROTHER THOMAS LETO/BISHOP HENDRICKEN HIGH SCHOOL: I AM SADDENED, I AM SHOCKED AND DISAPPOINTED IN THE EVENTS THAT HAVE OCCURRED AND WE ARE ALL SADDENED BY THE SITUATION.))
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Sheldon was released on ten-thousand dollars bail. One of the conditions of his release was that he cannot use the Internet. Sheldon has been on paid administrative leave since November -- after allegations surfaced that he had solicited a minor on the Web.
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Still ahead on the newscast, winter is approaching, along with slippery roads. We'll have some tips to keep you from getting stuck...
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and if you get hungry on the way to grandma's house this holiday season, you'd better bring your wallet.
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((Hey, everybody. Travis Wells here in the News 7 Sports Office. Coming up later, Linfield celebrates its first Division Three national title. The Hokies get back to work following exams, plus Saturday pigskins in the NFL. And the Hokies step into the ACC with a huge home hoops opener against UNC. All that and more on the way in sports.))
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One major airline will soon offer more than just pretzels and juice on their flights.
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American Airlines says it will begin SELLING food on domestic flights that are three hours or longer. The Fort-Worth Texas-based company says the change will take place on February First, and is in response to consumer demand and company expenses.
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The cost will run from three dollars for a snack box on some flights -- to five dollars for full meals on longer flights.
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The mother of former vice-president Al Gore was laid to rest today.
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Pauline LaFon Gore died Wednesday at the age of 92. Her funeral was held today at the United Methodist Church in Carthage, Tennessee. During the service, the former vice-president said his mother was an inspiring role model for women, and believed education was the *key* to freedom in life.
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Pauline Gore was born in poverty but became one of the first female graduates of Vanderbilt University's law school in 1936. She went on to play a central role in the campaign strategy of her husband, Senator Albert Gore Senior.
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Today marks the 60th anniversary of the largest World War Two *land-battle* -- fought by U-S forces.
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Belgium's King Albert the second, and other dignitaries marked the 60th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge. The battle raged for six weeks across the *Ardennes* hills of southern Belgium and Luxembourg -- but the market town of 14-thousand bore the brunt of the fighting. The ceremony began with a parade of veterans, marching bands, and WWII-era vehicles through Bastogne. Later, officials laid wreaths at the vast star-shaped Mardasson memorial, built as an epitaph to the thousands who died in the fighting.
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Up ahead on the newscast, a cold wind blows into the area, bringing the possibility of some snow showers. We'll have your detailed forecast in a few minutes.
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and also, Washington D-C says goodbye to a popular attraction with a bang.
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Two major holidays are fast approaching and the Virginia State Police want to make sure everyone stays safe during their travels.
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With colleges letting out for break, families making the trip to visit relatives for the holidays, and holiday shoppers-- the roads can get clogged with traffic.
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((COL. STEVEN FLAHERTY/VIRGINIA STATE POLICE:BUT THIS YEAR, WITH BOTH HOLIDAYS FALLING ON A SATURDAY, CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEARS, WE ARE ANTICIPATING A GREAT DEAL MORE TRAVEL THAN MAYBE WE HAVE HAD IN THE LAST COUPLE OF YEARS. SO WE ASK THAT EVERYONE BE CAREFUL, DON'T DRINK AND DRIVE, USE YOUR SEAT BELTS.))
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Last year -- in nearly 60 percent of the fatal car crashes in Virginia -- the victim was not wearing a seat belt. And to curtail the amount of drunk driving related accidents in Roanoke County, sobriety check points are increasing for the holidays.
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With the threat of the first snow in the Roanoke Valley, V-DOT officials want to remind everyone about the hazards of driving when the roads are slick.
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Officials say driving conditions during the winter can change from one minute to the next. Nearly five-thousand crashes in Virginia were caused by snowy conditions-- 14 of those were fatal. V-Dot says patience is key.
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((SO FOR FOLKS, DURING THE SNOW, IF YOUR LIVING ON A SECONDARY ROAD BUT IT'S STILL SNOWING, JUST BE PATIENT WITH US. WE WILL GET TO YOU JUST AS QUICKLY AS WE CAN BUT WE HAVE TO MAKE SURE WE GET THESE INTERSTATES AND PRIMARY ROADS OPEN FIRST.))
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V-Dot has some suggestions for staying safe on the roads this year. Keep all your windows and mirrors clear of ice and snow. Keep a five second distance between you and the car in front of you. Avoid passing snowplows. And, if you don't have to drive-- stay at home.
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Icy conditions are usually not safe to drive in, but for some riders in Washington -- it's perfect terrain for a race.

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This weekend ice racers from across the country attended the 29th Annual World Championship Ice Speedway Series. A local hockey ice rink was turned into a mini, frozen super speedway. Different types of vehicles gathered on the slippery hard ice, while they tried to slide into a World Championship.
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Coming up, Linfield has a Stagg Party in Salem, the Hokies resume practice in preparation for the Sugar Bowl, plus ACC hoops on the way, but first our extra point,
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Just three days after accepting the head basketball coaching job at Southern California, Rick Majerus now says he's had a change of heart and will remain at ESPN as an analyst. The 56 year old led Utah to 10 NCAA Tournament appearances, before stepping down because of health concerns.
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Division Three football crowned a new champion today as Linfield and Mary Hardin Baylor each made their very first appearance in the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl in Salem.
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Linfield was looking to exorcise some demons of disappointing ends the past four seasons.
On just the third play from scrimmage, Brett Elliott finds Bran Hazenberg in the flat and he scoots down the sideline on a 39 yard scoring play and just like that, the Wildcats led 7-nothing.
It was 7-all before Linfield struck again as Riley Jenkins goes right up the gut on a 14 yard score. Jenkins rushed for 81 yards on the day, and it was 21-13 Cats at the half.
But the Crusaders from Mary Hardin Baylor rallied. Freddie Rollins takes it in on the option from 18 yards out. The two point conversion was good, tying things at 21-all early in the 4th quarter.
But Elliott connected with Jenkins on a 10 yard touchdown pass for the game winner with just under 6 minutes to play.
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Jenkins was named the Stagg MVP as Linfield won the national title 28 to 21.
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The Virginia Tech Hokies began their Sugar Bowl preparations this afternoon as they returned to the practice field after a week of exams. Mike Stevens gets us up to date on a number of topics from Blacksburg.

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(( The Hokies opened up the first of five days of practice on campus before they break for Christmas. The immediate concern is not so much Auburn, but rather getting refocused two weeks after the Miami win. ((FRANK BEAMER:)) ((VINCENT FULLER:)) One Hokie in particular has had a huge weekend. Senior defensive tackle Jim Davis went through fall graduation ceremonies on Friday afternoon. ((JIM DAVIS:)) Offensive coordinator Bryan Stinespring is also on cloud nine this weekend. The 1986 JMU graduate couldn't be prouder of his newly crowed national championship alma mater.)) ((BRYAN STINESPRING:)) ((MIKE STEVENS:))

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Saturday play in the NFL can only mean that the playoffs are just around the corner. Yesterday in the Meadowlands, Ben Rothlisberger outdueled fellow rookie Eli Manning as the Steelers won their 12th straight.
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Big Ben threw for 316 yards and this 35 yard touchdown to Antwan Randle El.
Jerome Bettis rushed for a buck forty and the game winning score as Pittsburgh nipped the Giants 33 to 30.
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The Redskins improved to 5 and 9 in San Francisco. Patrick Ramsey hit Robert Royal on a scoring strike.
And Antonio Pierce took a Ken Dorsey interception 78 yards the other way for 6. Washington knocked off the Niners 26 to 16.
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Cassell Coliseum should be rockin' and rollin' this afternoon as North Carolina pays a visit to Blacksburg for a 3-30 tip. It will be the Heels third ever appearance in the Cassell, but it will be the 64th overall meeting between the Hokies and UNC. Carolina leads the overall series 53 to 10.
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[WIPE TO ENG!!]
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Two other ACC teams got scares today from the Big 12. JJ Redick scored 19 of his 26 points in the second half helping the Blue Devils erase a 12 point deficit to beat Texas 78 to 67.
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And in Winston-Salem, Chris Paul tallied 23 points as Wake Forest held off Texas 89 to 88.
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It's out with the old in Washington.
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This morning the old Washington Convention Center was imploded to the cheers of a nearby crowd. In all, it took about 20 seconds to bring down the 22-year-old, 800-thousand-square-foot building. The space will be turned into a 12-hundred space parking lot while a decision is made into what to build on the site.
The building was the fourth-largest convention center in the country when it opened in 1982. Several cities opened lar(------------) ger, more modern centers, though -- making it obsolete.