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Coming up on News 7-
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Roanoke County supervisors wrestle with a decision regarding a new jail site. We'll have a live report. Plus, one hillside's already slipped, with deadly consequences. Now other California communities are bracing for the same. And advertising space is at such a premium, one man's willing to sacrifice his face.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]

News 7 is next.

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((WHAT WE'RE FUSSIN ABOUT ISN'T WHAT WE'RE FIGHTING ABOUT.))
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The debate over a new regional jail continues at this hour.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]

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Roanoke County supervisors began their meeting a seven tonight... and except for two short breaks, it's been going non-stop.
Supervisors were expected to make a decision on a site for a regional jail and move the project forward.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Shannon & Susan /Microwave;]


Susan Bahorich is outside the Roanoke County administration building.
Susan do supervisors look like they're ready to make a decision this evening?
[LIVE= Susan /FULL Microwave]
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[SUPER=05-Roanoke Co.]
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((ROLLCUE:...it was a sentiment echoed throughout the evening.))
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :04]
[SUPER=01-Pam Berberich/Citizen's Advisory Committee; ]
[SUPER=01-Bob Seymour/Roanoke Co. Resident; ]
[SUPER=01-J. C. Whitlock/Roanoke Co. Resident; ]
[SUPER=@church; ]
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[OUT Q=pursue an extension for us.]
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[VA-Guns]


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Police in Chesterfield County are urging Virginia pawn shop owners and flea market operators to be on the lookout for a sudden shipment of guns.
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[SUPER=03-Chesterfield Co.;]

They say several armed robbers stole more than 100 guns from a Chesterfield county gun shop this morning. The stolen items include at least one hundred handguns and at least four weapons similar to M-16s.
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[IN Q=I think it's probably a little bit soon...]

((CAPT. PAGE FOSTER, CHESTERFIELD CO. P.D.: I THINK IT'S PROBABLY A LITTLE BIT SOON TO THINK THAT MANY OF THESE GUNS ARE ON THE STREETS BY NOW, THAT' IS SOMETHING CITIZENS AND INDIVIDUALS OUT THERE SHOULD BE ALERT OF, INDIVIDUALS TRYING TO SELL GUNS, BECAUSE I DOUBT THEY'RE ON THE STREET THIS QUICKLY BUT THEY MAY BE OUT OF THE AREA VERY QUICKLY.))
[SUPER=01-Capt. Page Foster/Chesterfield Co. Police Department;]
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[OUT Q=out of the area very quickly.]
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Chesterfield Police referred to the robbery of Bob Moates Gun Shop as a "takeover holdup" in which an armed suspect was apparently helped by several others.
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[Red-Cross]


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Employees of a Lynchburg company are doing all they can to help tsunami victims in South Asia ... and their employer is pitching in too.
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[VO-NAT]
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The engineering firm Wiley & Wilson today donated a check for nearly 36-hundred dollars to the Lynchburg American Red Cross chapter.
The amount represents the company match of donations from its 150 employees across the state.
Wiley & Wilson says its employees contribute to dozens of charities every year, but this is the biggest response they've ever had.
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[General-Assembly]


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The Virginia General Assembly has been meeting since 1619. Tomorrow it will convene once again. Richmond Bureau Chief Jennifer Wishon offers a preview of what's to come.
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[SUPER=01-Sen. Ken Cuccinelli/(R) Centreville; :41]
[SUPER=01-Del. Scott Lingamfelter/(R) Woodbridge; 1:13]
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((The House and Senate Chambers, now quiet, will once again come to life Wednesday when the 2005 session gets underway.
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[SOT 11:51:12]
[IN Q=I think you're looking]

((MARK WARNER: I THINK YOU'RE LOOKING AT TRANSPORTATION BEING ADDRESSED, I THINK YOU'RE GOING TO BE LOOKING AT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN OUR RURAL COMMUNITIES, I THINK THE CHARTER UNIVERSITY PROPOSAL, THE ASSISTED LIVING ISSUES ARE GOING TO BE COMING TO THE FOREFRONT.))
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[OUT Q=coming to the forefront]

Thousands of bills have be pre- filed for legislators to consider over the next 45 days. Senator Ken Cuccinelli wants to limit spending increases to growth and population plus inflation. A fraction of any surplus money would be deposited into the Rainy Day Fund - the rest would be returned to taxpayers.


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((SEN. KEN CUCCINELLI: TO ME THIS IS THE MOST EFFECTIVE WAY TO PROVIDE AN ENGINE TO OUR ECONOMY, GIVE IT A BOOST, IN THOSE YEARS WHERE THE GOVERNMENT BRINGS IN MORE MONEY THAN THEY HAD PROJECTED.))
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[OUT Q=than they had projected]

For the third straight year Senator Jay O'Brien will introduce a constitutional amendment to lock up the Transportation Trust Fund. Meanwhile, Delegate Scott Lingamfelter will propose a bill that would require Virginia governors to conduct an independent audit of the Commonwealth. He argues outside eyes can see waste internal auditors cannot.
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[SOT 12:38:22]
[IN Q=Friends, there are no self]

((DEL. SCOTT LINGAMFELTER: FRIENDS, THERE ARE NO SELF BUTCHERING HOGS. YOU CAN GO ALL ACROSS VIRGINIA- ANYWHERE YOU WANT TO GO AND YOU'RE NOT GOING TO FIND ANY SELF BUTCHERING HOGS.))
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[OUT Q=any self butchering hogs. (DOUBLE OUT!!)]

This year one goal seems to be getting bi- partisan support... Take care of business during the allotted 45 days. Many legislators say they hope to avoid a repeat of last year's extended session.
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[SOT 23:32:53]
[IN Q=I think there is an emerging]

((TIM KAINE: I THINK THERE IS AN EMERGING CONSENSUS THAT EVERYBODY WILL REALLY WANT TO FINISH ON OR BEFORE FEBRUARY 26TH. THERE'S NO GREAT APPETITE FOR STAYING LONGER THAN THE 45 DAYS.))
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[OUT Q=longer than the 45 days]

The 2005 session convenes at noon Wednesday. Jennifer Wishon, News 7, Richmond.))
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]


The General Assembly hears from Governor Mark Warner tomorrow evening.
WDBJ-7 will carry Warner's State of the Commonwealth address live beginning at Seven o-clock.
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[Arnold]


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A Florida minister who died while preaching is being remembered for his work in Roanoke.
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[VO-NAT]

Reverend Jack Arnold was nearing the end of his sermon Sunday in Oviedo (Oh-vee-dah), when he collasped and died.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Reports say the 69-year-old fell to the floor, after saying the words, "And when I go to heaven." Before moving to Florida, Arnold was the pastor of Grace Church in Roanoke for 17-years. Friends say the way he died is fitting to the way he lived.
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[IN Q=i can't imagine]

((PASTOR TIMOTHY MARTIN/GRACE CHURCH: I CAN'T IMAGINE A MORE APPROPRIATE WAY TO GO, FOR A PREACHER OF THE WORD TO BE PREACHING CHRIST, WHOM HE LOVED.))
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Martin says Arnold played an integral role in the development of Grace Church, including the formation of its school, Grace Academy. The cause of Arnold's death is believed to be cardiac arrest.
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Still ahead on News Seven, Dan Rather responds to the investigation of his report on President Bush.
Did he learn any lessons?
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Plus weather trouble countinues out west, and it call for some high-powered solutions to clean up the mess.
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[Sports-Preview]


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((Hey folks Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office as the hardwood comes alive tonight with wall-to-wall action from the high school ranks and the college gyms. A major upset in the Mountaineer state tonight. Plus, the preseason thunder wakes up the beach as testing opens at Daytona right here on the Big 7.))

[Hodge]


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The accomplice in a deadly Radford robbery will spend the next seven years behind bars.
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[SUPER=03-Radford;]

21 year old Roy Omar Hodge entered a plea agreement with the Commonwealth that spared him a first degree murder charge. Instead he plead guilty to two counts of robbery and one count of conspiracy to commit robbery. 25 year old Brian Keith Gray was shot to death in his Radford apartment last May, in what police call a home invasion drug robbery. A judge agreed to the deal, sentencing Hodge to seven years and six months in jail. He cited Hodge's cooperation with police as a reason for the lighter than normal sentence.
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[Bus-Accident]


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The driver of a car that collided with a Roanoke County school bus has been charged with reckless driving.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]

The accident happened around noon on Buck Mountain Road. The collision sent a Ford Taurus into a ditch. The bus was not carrying any students at the time, and neither driver was seriously injured.
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[Rather-Report]


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C-B-S News anchor Dan Rather says he'll keep in mind the lessons learned from an independent probe into the network's ill-fated story about President Bush's military service.
Rather says he has read the report, which led to the firings of four of his colleagues. He says that saddens him.


Rather commented in an e-mail sent to C-B-S News employees.
Rather says he's been through ``good times, and not so good times'' at C-B-S and that he's convinced the network will survive.


[Homeland-Security]


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You might not recognize the name, but Michael Chertoff is about to become known throughout the country.
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[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]

He is the President's pick to head the department of homeland security. President Bush says Chertoff has been *a key leader in the war on terror.* Even some democrats are praising the choice- indicating that his confirmation could be fairly straightforward.
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((WHEN MIKE IS CONFIRMED BY THE SENATE, THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY WILL BE LED BY A PRACTICAL ORGANIZER, A SKILLED MANAGER AND A BRILLIANT THINKER.))
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[OUT Q=brilliant thinker.]
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[VO-NAT]

Chertoff currently serves as a federal appeals court judge in New Jersey. Previously he headed the criminal division of the Justice department, and helped develop the Patriot Act. If confirmed, Chertoff will replace Tom Ridge- the first and only person to head the Homeland Security Department so far.
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Robin says we're headed for a roller coaster ride.
The forecast is still ahead on News Seven.
And it seems like advertising is everywhere.
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[VO-NAT]


Now one man's willing to put it on his forehead, if the price is right.
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[Commercial]

[Mudslide]


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After days of rain, entire communities in California are facing a growing threat from mudslides and flooding.
Northwest of Los Angeles, a hillside buckled and gave way engulfing a tiny community.
As Jennifer Miller reports, rescue crews are still searching for victims.
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((THERE WAS A BREAK IN THE WEATHER -- BUT NOT IN THE SEARCH -- AS MORE RESCUE TEAMS MARCHED TO THE MOUNDS OF MUD ... TO LOOK FOR SURVIVORS BURIED IN THE RUBBLE.
(SOT) Bob Roper, Ventura County Fire Department

"We're going to keep looking. We're not giving up hope." THERE WAS NEAR SILENCE IN THE SMALL TOWN OF LA CONCHITA, AS RESCUERS LOWERED LISTENING DEVICES INTO THE MUDSLIDE ... TO PICK UP ANY SIGNS OF LIFE. HEAVY EQUIPMENT WAS ALSO BROUGHT IN, WHILE PILES OF DEBRIS WERE MOVED OUT.
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BUT FOR NEIGHBORS AND RELATIVES, THE WAIT HAS BEEN AGONIZING. THIS MAN WAS HAULED OFF AFTER TRYING TO SEARCH FOR HIS WIFE AND CHILDREN TRAPPED IN THE MUCK.
(SOT: JIMMIE WALLET/RESIDENT)

Are you really taking care of me right now? Go take care of my kids. STILL STUNNED AND FEELING HELPLESS, MANY HERE CAN ONLY WATCH FROM A DISTANCE, AND STAND BY FOR WORD ON LOVED ONES.
(STANDUP BRIDGE)

IN THE MIDST OF THIS GRUELING SEARCH, RESIDENTS ARE NOW POINTING FINGERS AND ASSIGNING BLAME. SOME SAY ITS THE COUNTY'S FAULT THAT PEOPLE WERE ALLOWED TO REMAIN HERE... EVEN AFTER A SIMILAR MUDSLIDE STRUCK THE AREA IN 1995.
(SOT: GISELA WOGGON/RESIDENT)

The county let people come back in here and live even after the houses were tagged -- this is a geological hazard area.
OTHERS BLAME THE RETAINING WALL.
(SOT: LARRY RYAN/RESIDENT) - 13:13:29

I think probably there was just a water buildup underneath behind it and it just blew out. BUT COUNTY OFFICIALS SAY THIS WAS AN UNAVOIDABLE ACT OF NATURE -- ONE THAT HAS LEFT PARTS OF A TOWN COVERED IN MUD AND SHROUDED IN GRIEF. JENNIFER MILLER, CBS NEWS, LA CONCHITA, CALIFORNIA.))
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There was only one way to get rid of a huge boulder blocking the Pacific Coast Highway... that was to blow it up.
The boulder was some 25 feet in diameter.
Crews spent hours removing the smaller pieces from the scenic road.
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[Zion-Flooding]


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[SUPER=03-Zion National Park, UT;]

Southern California isn't the only area cleaning up after flooding. These pictures came out of southern Utah. The main road throught Zion National Park was closed after being covered by a series of rock and mudslides. Take a look at the waterfall in the background... that streambed is normally dry.
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Plenty of hoopla tonight with high school action from the Piedmont and Western valley and the ODAC. Plus, day one of preseason testing at Daytona. But first tonight's Extra Point.
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[SUPER=03-Charleston, WV/Marshall vs. WVU; :00]

The battle for bragging rights across the border was held tonight as Marshall took on West Virginia in the Toyota Classic at the Charleston Civic Center. West Virginia came in with an 11-and-1 record while Marshall was just 2 and 10. But when rivals play you can throw out the records and tonight that was the case throughout. Marshall hung around long enough to get a win dumping WVU 59 to 55 in front of more than 12 thousand fans.
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Lets start on the high school hard wood where Martinsville welcomed Patrick County to town.
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[SUPER=03-Martinsville/Cougars vs. Bulldogs; :00]


The Bulldogs entered the game with a 9 and 1 record but would
face a pesky, relentless Patrick County team.
In the first quarter, watch Martinsville's Dominique Mitchell drive and miss the shot but Jervis Wimbush is there to clean up the mess with the put back.
[SUPER=33-Martinsville/94/Patrick County/57;]Then, Durron Mitchell gets a piece of this block and then makes the ful

l court pass to Marquis Brandon who finishes the break with the lay up. 17-10 Dogs out in front.
Patrick County's Trey Smith shows some skill with the off balance runner off the glass that falls.
Myles Cote is gonna make the perfect bullet pass to Ryan Morris who finishes but Martinsville explodes in the second half to win it 94 to 57.
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[S-Franklin]


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In a battle of the birds, George Washington Danville took on Franklin County in a Western District match up.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rocky Mount/Eagles vs. Eagles; :00]


Franklin County was 10 and 3 before tip off and would watch G.W. take a 16 point lead into he third quarter. With under 4 minutes to play, Mario Mattox steals the rock, drives into the lane and scores off the glass for the Eagles first lead 47-46 with 2:45 to play.
[SUPER=33-Franklin Co./53/G.W. Danville/47;]Then, Lewis Witcher gives FC a little more breathing room with the buc

ket. The 6 foot 8 junior had a game high 14 points.
Mattox then spins out of trouble and finds Jerrell Wade for two and Franklin County wins 53-47.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Comets vs. Patriots; :00]

Former PH star Troy Manns, the point guard on the 1992 state title team was in the house as two more Western Valley district teams hooked up in Roanoke. Halifax County made itself right at home inside the Patriots' gym taking a double digit lead at the half and building on it in the third with shots like this from Craig McCargo. But PH would slowly push the tempo and cut into the Comets' lead. Travis Stokes leads the break and dishes to the left wing to a slicing Anwar Smalls for the power layin at the third quarter horn. Jack Esworthy's team would keep battling Mark
[SUPER=33-Halifax Co./59/Patrick Henry/62;]

Grogan takes Dan Deck's entry pass, and shows solid second effort. Patrick Henry - comes from 17 down to win it 62 to 59 over Halifax County.
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[S-Roanoke]


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The ODAC women's court was hopping tonight as Roanoke played host to Washington & Lee at the Bast Center in Salem.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Generals vs. Maroons; :00]

The Roanoke women were trying to win their 4th straight for head coach Susan Dunagan, now in her 24th season. The Maroons would get out on the fast break in the hurry as Erin Hanson finds Brittany Johnson for the nice little layin. W&L would keep this thing close all night as Kristin Krouchick turns the Emily Wolff assist into a nice bucket of her own inside. She would finish with 17. This time the Generals will go outside as Louisa Feve, who also scored 17 for W&L would get one of her three triples on the night. But Roanoke was too much in this one as Hanson goes coast to coast for two of her game high 19 points.
[SUPER=33-Washington & Lee/54/Roanoke/66;]

Roanoke wins it 66-to-54 and improves to 7-and-4 overall, 3 and 4 in the league.
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[S-Test]


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NASCAR preseason testing at Daytona - known as Preseason Thunder revved itself up this morning at the two and half mile track.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Daytona Beach, FL; :00]

Jeff Gordon, the two-time 500 champion, had the quickest test speeds of the day, but all of the drivers were a little slower due to the smaller restrictor plates. The big buzz in the garage area is the new Dodge for 2005, as the manufacturer replaces the Intrepid with the Charger.

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[IN Q=BITES]
[SUPER=01-Casey Mears/Target Dodge Driver; :00]
[SUPER=01-Richard Petty/Owner - Petty Enterprises; :13]
[RUNS=:27]
[OUT Q=...what the car did last year."]
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[VO NAT CON'T] This week's three day test session continues through Thursday. Also, tonight - Gordon's teammate Terry Labonte announced that he will only run 10 races this season.
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The NFL playoffs really get cranked up this weekend with the divisional semi-finals. Michael Vick and the Falcons host the Rams. Back on week two, Atlanta doubled up St. Louis 34-to-17 as Vick passed for 179 yards and ran for 109 more.
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[OUT Q=...RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER."]
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[go to aprisa 12000] And Saturday here on Your Hometown Station the Steelers will be in action against the Jets. That game will get underway Saturday at 4:30 here on WDBJ-7.
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[GO TO APRISA 12001] And Sunday at 4:30 is the real intriguing game of the weekend as the Colts travel to Foxboro to play the reigning champs - the Patriots.
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[Update]


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We have an update for you from the Roanoke County supervisors meeting, where the board has been considering sites for a new regional jail.
Susan Bahorich joins us live again.
Susan, I understand a decision has been made, but it's not a done deal.



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Do you see so many ads that you just can't seem to get them off your mind?
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Well some people won't get them off their *body*- for the right price. A man from Omaha, Nebraska has offered on E-bay to put an ad on his forehead for thirty days. Some young women are offering to wear ads on their stomachs or backs. Starting bids are going for between one dollar and fifteen-thousand dollars.
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