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Coming up on News 7-
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Dozens of people associated with an Amherst County school will be tested for tuberculosis. Plus, Hokie fans are still waiting to find out whether their Sugar Bowl memories will be sweet. We'll catch up with the faithful. And NASA says one the discoveries made by the Mars Rover rocks.
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News 7 is next.

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Dozens of students and teachers at a local elementary school will be tested for tuberculosis.
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Health officials won't be specific about who brought the illness to the Amherst County school.
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But health officials say someone at Elon Elementary was recently diagnosed as having active tuberculosis.
They're asking about fifty to sixty people who had close contact with that person to be skin-tested within the next week.
Despite the request, officials say tuberculosis is not easy to contract.
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((DR. KATHERINE NICHOLS/CENTRAL VA HEALTH DISTRICT: IN THE HOUSE ALL THE TIME CONTACTS OF AN ACTIVE CASE, ONLY ABOUT THIRTY PERCENT OF THOSE PEOPLE EVER TURN POSITIVE. SO IT'S NOT AN EASILY TRANSMISSABLE, IT'S NOT AN EASILY CATCHABLE DISEASE.))
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Letters went home to parents of all Elon Elementary School students today informing them about the problem.
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A public meeting will be held at the school tomorrow night.

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Virginia Tech is facing a tough challenge in the Sugar Bowl tonight.
With the Fourth quarter just underway, the Hokies trail 16 to nothing.
But who says you need to be in New Orleans to enjoy the big game?
Fans unable to make the trip proved they could have fun at home by turning local bars into a mardi gras celebration.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Shannon & Justin /Microwave;]


Justin McLeod is live at Buffalo Wild Wings in Roanoke County. So Justin is the party still going strong?
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((ROLLCUE:..TIP THEIR HATS TO THE HOKIES.))
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It could be awhile before the medical examiner identifies the person killed in a house fire this morning.
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The blaze broke out at about nine at a home on Woodland Road in Roanoke- When firefighters got there the home was engulfed in flames.
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((RALPH TARTAGLIA/ASST. ROANOKE FIRE CHIEF; ; HEAVY FLAMES SHOWING WHEN WE ARRIVED THEY SAW THE FIRE A MILE AWAY THE SMOKE COMING FROM IT.)) ((OUR GUYS MADE A VERY AGGRESSIVE ATTACK ON THE FIRE AND KNOCKED IT DOWN.))
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[Vo-nat]
When fire officials got inside they found the remains of one person.
A woman and man lived at the home. Caroline Huff is alright, but the man is un-accounted for.
Fire officials say the home sustained 90 thousand dollars in damage.
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Meanwhile, Roanoke fire investigators comtinue to study a fatal fire this weekend. A man and a woman were killed when a fire broke out at three o'clock New Year's morning in a small apartment behind Gary's Restaurant on Sixth Street.
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Today, city building inspectors were on the scene to investigate what they call a "combined building and zoning issue." No word what building inspectors found, but fire officials say the small apartment had only one-exit. The medical examiner has yet to release the names of the people killed in the blaze.
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[Echostar]


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The New Year is bringing new jobs to Christiansburg.
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[SUPER=03-Christiansburg/File Tape;]

Echo Star today announced it needs to hire another 200-people by the end of February. Officials say they are taking on more new customers then expected, so they need the extra staff. The Satellite company has expanded several times over the last year.
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A local group gathering relief supplies for South Asia is shutting down.
Still ahead on News Seven, we'll tell you why
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and see how the relief already in the region is getting to those who need it most.
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[Presidents-Aid]

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Former presidents Clinton and Bush have new jobs helping tsunami victims. President Bush today named his father and his predecessor to lead a national, private fund-raising campaign to support relief.
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Both men commented on how the relief effort could sway negative opinion of the US .
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((FORMER PRESIDENT CLINTON: WE OUGHT TO BE DOING IT BECAUSE WE WANT MORE PEOPLE TO LIVE FULL LIVES. 25 WE WANT MORE PEOPLE TO PUT THEIR LIVES BACK TOGETHER. 28 CUZ WE THINK ITS IN AMERICA'S INTEREST TO BE A GOOD NEIGHBOR. 31 AND WE DON'T CARE WHAT YOUR RELIGION IS, WE DON'T CARE WHAT YOUR POLITICS ARE 36 WE HATE WHAT HAPPENED TO YOU.)) ((FORMER PRESIDENT BUSH: SOME GOOD MIGHT COME OUT OF THIS, HORRIBLE AS THE INDIVIDUAL LOSSES ARE AND THE GRIEF IS.))
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Mr. Clinton says he has yet to make a contribution but that he plans on doing so.
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Former President Bush says he and his wife, Barbara, have already cut a "fairly large check" to Americares.

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Roanokers responded last week, sending relief supplies to tsunami victims in South Asia. Now, the group collecting that aid says it has all the food and clothing it can handle.
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Roanoke sent two truckloads of supplies, and Doctor Sam Samarasinge (Samara-Singa) plans to follow later this month. The Sri Lanka Medical Association of North America says it now has a tremendous amount of food and clothing, but is still accepting antibiotics, and cash donations.
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Meantime, countries devastated by the walls of water are accepting that aid. And, as Brian Andrews shows us, homeless families are doing what they can to restore their lives.
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((EVERYONE IS PULLING THEIR WEIGHT WHEN IT COMES TO CLEANING UP THAILAND... EVEN ELEPHANTS ARE HARD AT WORK UNBLOCKING ROADS AND CLEARING DEBRIS.
(sot Meepan Laitonglian, elephant owner)

"Many things the elephant can do... like he can pick up many things for people. He can clear a house for poor people."
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IN THE TOURIST PARADISE OF PHUKET, THE CLEAN-UP IS MOVING SWIFTLY. SOME BEACHES.... LEAST AFFECTED BY THE WALLS OF WATER THAT CAME THROUGH A WEEK AGO... ARE ALMOST BACK TO THEIR PRISTINE STATE.
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RESIDENTS AND AIDE WORKERS STAND SHOULDER TO SHOULDER AS THEY REMOVE DEBRIS AND ASSESS WHAT THE NEXT STEP SHOULD BE. FAMILIES ARE RETRIEVING WHAT THEY CAN OF THEIR SHATTERED LIVES BUT EVEN THE MOST OPTIMISTIC KNOW IT WILL TAKE A LONG TIME TO REBUILD THEIR HOMES AND BUSINESSES. LIFE IS SLOWLY RETURNING TO NORMAL IN THIALAND, BUT IN THE TWO COUNTRIES HARDEST HIT BY THE DISASTER... INDONESIA AND SRI LANKA... THE FOCUS IS STILL ON RELIEF. IN SUMATRA... THE U-N COORDINATOR ESTIMATES SOME 800 THOUSAND PEOPLE WILL BE DEPENDENT ON HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE TO SURVIVE OVER THE NEXT FEW MONTHS.
(sot Michael Elmquist, coordinator of UN relief operations in Indonesia)

"This is a huge task for the government and for the international community." THE STORY IS SIMILAR IN SRI LANKA. THE U-S AIR FORCE DELIVERED THE FIRST OF FIVE HELICOPTERS TO HELP FERRY AID TO REMOTE AREAS OF THE ISLAND NATION. BUT THE HOPE EVERYWHERE IS THAT REBUILDING CAN START SOON. BRIAN ANDREWS, CBS NEWS, PHUKET, THAILAND))

[Meth-Clinic]


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Vandals attacked Roanoke's new Methadone Treatment Center last week.
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Sometime overnight Thursday night or Friday morning someone hit the clinic with house paint. C-R-C Vice President Joe Pritchard says nothing was broken, but he says there was paint on the bricks and windows, even the bushes. A private contractor spent the weekend cleaning up the mess, and the clinic now has 24-hour security.
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Pritchard says C-R-C Health Corporation expects to be in business- -seeing patients at the Hershberger Road site- -within a week.

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The city of Roanoke is moving forward with plans for a new Fire Station Number One, but the pricetag is climbing.
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The city has budgeted five- point- two million dollars for the building at the corner of Elm Avenue and Franklin Road.
But today, city officials warned the cost may be closer to six million.
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((REV. NELSON HARRIS/ROANOKE MAYOR: THERE ARE SOME DIFFICULTIES WITH THE SITE AND WE JUST WANT TO MAKE SURE GOING FORWARD THAT WE'RE NOT MAKING COMPROMISES TO THE FACILITY THAT WE'LL REGRET 10, 15, 20 YEARS DOWN THE ROAD.))
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The building will have a more conventional roof than the one in the drawings. Members of council are encouraging other changes that will help the station blend into the Old Southwest neighborhood.

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Robin says we can expect some showers this week...
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but the real trouble's in California.
The latest on the pacific storms and our forecast when News Seven returns.
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Terrorism is no longer being considered in the case of a commercial jet targeted by a laser beam.
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Pilots of a United Airlines jet reported seeing a green laser beam as they took off from Nashville last night. Laser beams can temporarily blind or disorient pilots, causing a crash.
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((JOHN SCOTT H UFFMAN/FORMER PILOT: IF THAT BEAM IS ABLE TO ENTER YOUR EYE, IT COMES AS BURN DAMAGE, ESSENTIALLY, IS WHAT IT DOES. IT EITHER BURNS THE LENS OR IT BURNS THE CORNEA IN FRONT OF YOUR LENS OR IT BURNS THE RETINA IN BACK AND IF ANY OF THOSE THREE THINGS ARE OUT, THAT'S WHAT VISION IS ALL ABOUT.))
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No other problems were reported and the plane landed safely. A search of airport property turned up nothing suspicious. The FBI says the incident may have been a prank. They're investigating similar incidents in Ohio, Texas, Colorado, Oregon, New Jersey and Washington, D-C.
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Winter storms are causing headaches in the Golden State.
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Flooded streets and canyon roads in Devore, California made for a tough commute for drivers returning to work after the New Year's holiday. And, in the San Fernando Valley, heavy rains flooded streets and toppled trees onto cars. Meanwhile, snow forced the closure of Interstate 5 in and out of the Los Angeles Basin. I-5 is the main north-south artery in California, linking Los Angeles and Bakersfield. Southern California is expected to remain drenched all week, another storm could be on the way by week's end.
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A report on Tech's bid to win the Sugar Bowl, high school basketball highlights and the V-Foundation tournament tips off at Roanoke College.
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But first our extra point. Oklahoma State has promoted offensive coordinator Mike Gundy to head football coach, succeeding Les Miles, who was introduced earlier today as the new head coach at L-S-U. In addition, Oklahoma State junior running back Vernand Morency says he's leaving the Cowboys and will enter the N-F-L draft.
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The 71st Sugar Bowl has not been a sweet experience for the Hokies so far as Auburn defense has had an answer for the Hokies offense most of the night.
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The Hokies came out of the tunnel inside the Sugar Dome first and at a fast pace
while the Tigers were all business, walking out on to the turf.
In the first quarter, Auburn's talented running backs were held in check for the most part with the exception of this Ronnie Brown run down inside the Tech 10 yard line.
The Tech defense actually kept the Hokies in the game in the first two quarters. Noland Burchette sacks Jason Campbell at the five yard line on this play here.
Auburn had to settle for three first half field goals by John Vaughn.
The Tigers defense also frustrated Tech. Junior Rosegreen picks off Bryan Randall's pass to stop a Tech drive in the first quarter.
Tech finally penetrated the Auburn defense. Randall, on the fake reverse throws deep to Josh Hyman who takes it all the way to the Tigers two.
The Hokies got within a foot of the goal line, but on fourth down, Randall's pas to full back Jesse Allen is dropped in the end zone. Tech trailed 9 nothing at intermission and is losing 16 to 6 in the fourth quarter.
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The NCAA national championship Orange Bowl is tomorrow and matches Oklahoma against USC. Both coaches offered short and sweet final thoughts.
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The Redskins season ended with a win over Minnesota but Washington still finished a disappointing 6 and 10. Head Coac

h Joe Gibbs still sees many positives in his first season back.
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To high school basketball and despite the Sugar Bowl, a huge crowd turned out at the Salem Civic Center to watch William Fleming and Patrick Henry battle.
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Right to the action, Dere Hicks with the bullet pass to James Otey who makes the fake and then goes up for the hoop and he gets the foul for Fleming.
The Patriots Anwar Smalls then drives hard to the iron and pulls up for the soft J, the floater gets the bounce in the second quarter.
[SUPER=33-William Fleming/45/Patrick Henry/39;]In the third quarter, Fleming's Otey then dishes to Aijee (age-jee) E

lliott and he rips rope from three point land. 21-20 Colonels out in front.
The Patriots Mark Grogan connects from the top of the key with the nice J but Fleming wins 45-39.
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An ACC season opening loss to fifth ranked wake Forest has dropped UVa out of the polls.
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One bright spot for UVa was the play of freshman Adrian Joseph. The 6 foot 7 forward is the ACC rookie of the week for his 19 point effort against Wake. He played in place of injured senior Devin Smith.
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]

Virginia Tech's first A-C-C victory in women's basketball put the Hokies in the Top 25. Tech is ranked 25th after defeating then-17th rated Maryland at home yesterday, 77-to-67. Maryland fell four slots to 21st place. The Hokies are 10-and-2 so far this season and have won eight straight. Tech plays at 2nd-ranked Duke on Sunday.
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The V-Foundation Roanoke College men's basketball Classic tipped off today.
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[SUPER=03-Salem/V-Foundation Classic; :00]

Some pretty cool items that were donated by coaches were on display. The money raised from the Raffle and auction items go to the American Cancer Society and the V-Foundation. In the first game, Shenandoah beat Worchester State 86 to 54. Chris Rhone gets the pass in the land down under the iron and finishes with the basket.
Shenandoah can also hurt you from the perimeter as Jared Hale rips rope from behind the arc and the Hornets win by 22.
[SUPER=04-Roanoke vs. Hobart;]


They will meet the winner of the Roanoke/Hobart game, which tipped off at 5 today.
Kevin Hunter, takes the pass inside and goes up strong for the hoop to continue Roanoke's 6-OH run.
[SUPER=33-Roanoke/72/Hobart/62;]The Statesmen answer back with Mike Manning. He shows off his marksman skills by hitti

ng the long two.
Roanoke's Josh LaPorte grabs the rebound and scores. The game would go into overtime ands the Maroons win 72-62 and will meet Shenandoah tomorrow in the title game at 7.
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NASA scientists celebrated the Mars rover's birthday today with a cake- and with a new discovery.
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One year ago the first of two Mars rovers landed on the red planet. NASA officials say rover *Spirit* recently found new geologic material in a rock-like lump dubbed *Wishstone.* It's chemistry is different from anything else found so far, and seems to be the product of volcanic activity or a colission.
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((SEAN O'KEEFE/NASA ADMINISTRATOR; I CAN SAY WITH GREAT CONFIDENCE THAT THE SPIRIT OF EXPLORATION HAS NEVER BEEN MORE VIBRANT AT NASA THAN RIGHT HERE AND RIGHT NOW.))
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Rovers *Spirit* and *Opportunity* were only expected to survive three months. Fueled by the success of the rovers, NASA's planned a decade of Mars exploration.... Including what will be their biggest challenge yet- bringing actual rock samples back from the red planet.
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