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A fraternity house catches fire this morning in Radford, sending one person to the hospital with smoke inhalation.

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And, the Bush administration is apparently lowering its expectations of upcoming elections in Iraq.



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A cold front's heading our way and will bring rain and then colder weather. I'll have your weekend forecast.
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Stay with us. News 7 at noon, starts right now.

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A fire this morning guts a fraternity house near Radford University.
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It took firefighters only 15 minutes to extinguish a blaze in Radford this morning.
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But it still gutted a single story fraternity house in the 1000 block of Lawrence Street off Tyler Avenue. One person suffered smoke inhalation and was taken to the hospital.
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((THERE'S FOUR OTHER INDIVIDUALS THAT LIVE IN THE HOUSE AT THIS TIME. WE HAVEN'T BEEN ABLE TO TALK TO ANY OF THEM. THEY WEREN'T HOME AT THE TIME OF HTE FIRE. IT'S BEING REPORTED TO ME BY THE NEIGHBORS AND THE LOCAL POLICE DEPARTMENT THAT THEY DID HAVE A PARTY LAST NIGHT.))
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Simpkins says it looks like the fire started in the living room and worked it's way into the back of the house. Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the fire.
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The Bush administration is sounding less optimistic about Iraq's upcoming elections at the end of the month.
White House officials say the election won't be perfect, but will pave the way for a U-S troop drawdown.
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There was more violence today.
In Baghdad, a Turkish businessman was kidnapped, and six others were shot and killed outside a hotel.
Also today, gunmen killed the representative of Iraq's most senior Shiite Muslim cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al- Sistani. The killing appears to be a message for al- Sistani, who strongly supports the general elections.
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Witnesses say they heard a loud boom and then the ground shook, as an explosion went off outside a Chicago shopping mall last night.
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The blast left a hole about 20- feet deep.
Officials say 10 people were injured, three of them seriously.
They say it appears to have been a gas explosion.
A piece of a gas main was blown into the air, and crashed down into a store inside the mall.
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((KAREN JEFFERSON/WITNESS:WE JUST WALKED INTO THE MALL, AND AS SOON AS WE WALKED INTO THE MALL TO GO INTO HER STORE, THERE WAS AN EXPLOSION. THE GIRL THAT WAS WORKING IN THE STORE FELL OFF THE LADDER. PEOPLE STARTED RUNNING AROUND. ))
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The cause of the explosion is still under investigation.
Meanwhile, utility crews have shut down gas service in the area around the mall.
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Most residents of the little town of La Conchita, California say they want to rebuild and return to their homes.

Rescuers continue digging through the mudslide, even though there's only the slimmest of chances anyone is still buried alive.
Manuel Gallegus reports.
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((pkge; ALL THE RESIDENTS OF LA CONCHITA HAVE BEEN ACCOUNTED FOR - BUT RESCUE WORKERS....PUSH ON ...SEARCHING JUST IN CASE.

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all of our employees have been putting blood sweat and tears into the effort here
THEY WANT TO BE SURE THAT IF THERES ANYONE LEFT IN THERE THEYLL HAVE A CHANCE AT SURVIVAL- LIKE THE LAST VICTIM PULLED OUT ALIVE - DIANE HART. HER NEIGHBOR - BRETT JOHNSTON KNEW THE SLIDE HAD ENTOMBED HER.

(SOT BRETT ) I had to get to her
(sot--Diane ) I heard people walking around, so I would holler help...


UNDER 10 FEET OF MUD AND DEBRIS AND WITH BROKEN RIBS , BROKEN VERTEBRAE , A CRUSHED LEFT ARM. DIANE WOULD NOT GIVE UP HOPE.

(sot--Diane ) then I heard "Diane, sweetie I'm coming for you....I'm

gonna save you"
BUT IT WOULD TAKE ANOTHER 4 TO 5 HOURS TO GET TO HER.

(sot-Diane teary) I am so blessed to have been saved.


-STAND-UP-MANUEL GALLEGUS, LA CONCHITA DURING THE LAST COUPLE OF DAYS RESCUERS HAD BEEN HOPEFUL OTHERS COULD BE SAVED ..BECAUSE AS THEY DUG THEY FOUND VOIDS IN THE MUDLARGE ENOUGH FOR SOMEONE TO HAVE FIT ITBUT NOW THEYRE NOT FINDING THOSE SPACES AS THEY GO DEEPER.
TEN PEOPLE WERE KILLED.... AMONG THE MOST VISIBLE OF THE VICTIMS - THE FAMILY OF JIMMIE WALLET...HE WORKED WITH RESCUE TEAMS UNTIL HIS WIFE AND THREE DAUGHTERS WERE FOUND EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.
GOVERNOR ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER TOURED THE AREA YESTERDAY PROMISING TO HELP GET THE RESIDENTS GET BACK TO THEIR HOMES. MOST SAY THEY WANT TO REBUILD THEIR LIVES IN LA CONCHITA. DIANE SAYS SHE WON'T BE ONE OF THEM. MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS LA CONCHITA. ))
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Vinton's off track betting parlor began serving beer today.
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Colonial Downs received its ABC license yesterday afternoon, and last night employees stocked the cooler with beer. The satellite wagering site started serving beer and mixed drinks at 11:30 this morning.
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((RONNIE BLANKENSHIP: PEOPLE COME HERE LOOKING FOR A FULL ENTERTAINMENT VALUE AND THIS WILL INCREASE THEIR VALUE BEING ABLE TO OFFER THE ALCOHOL.))
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Colonial Downs faced opposition when the Vinton facility applied for its ABC license. After waiting three and a half months, managers say they are pleased they can finally offer their customers alcoholic beverages.
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Coming up next on the newscast, Governor Warner says hundreds of new jobs are coming to the region.
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Plus a member of the Royal Family apologizes for his choice of clothes.
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Governor Mark Warner says 750 new jobs are coming to Southwest and Southside Virginia. The Governor made the announcement last night in his State of the Commonwealth address. Richmond Bureau Chief Jennifer Wishon reports.
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Governor Warner praised Virginia legislators for making tough choices and approving record increases in state support for public schools. The governor also laid out his three goals for the states 918- million dollar surplus... cut the food tax ahead of schedule, deposit more money into the Rainy Day Fund and stay focused on one time investments.
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((MARK WARNER: THE TRANSPORTATION PLAN I HAVE SUBMITTED TO YOU REPRESENTS AN 824 MILLION INVESTMENT TO EASE TRAFFIC CONGESTION, JUMP- START NEW PROJECTS AND STRENGTHEN RAIL AND PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION.)) [RUNS11]
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And for far Southwest and Southside Virginia- the Governor had good economic news... 750 new jobs are on the way.
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((MARK WARNER: IN PATRICK COUNTY, TEN OAKS IS CREATING 150 NEW JOBS. IN HENRY COUNTY, TEXTURING SERVICES IS CREATING 200 NEW JOBS.. AND FINALLY, IN ROANOKE, FREIGHTCARE AMERICA IS CREATING 400 NEW JOBS.)) [RUNS17]
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The governor wants to infuse more money into K-12 and higher education and give teachers a three- percent raise. Republican Delegate Morgan Griffith remains a critic of last year's tax hike, but says the governor can count on bi- partisan cooperation during his last year in office.
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((DEL. MORGAN GRIFFITH: AS THE GOVERNOR MENTIONED TONIGHT A LOT OF THINGS GET DONE DOWN HERE ARE DONE BECAUSE REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS WORK TOGETHER. WE HAVE DONE THAT IN THE PAST AND WE WILL CONTINUE TO DO THAT.)) [RUNS08]
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Lawmakers of both sides of the aisle applauded the governor's speech. Steve Smallshaw has their reaction.
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Britain's Prince Harry says he's sorry, but many say that's not enough. Criticism is mounting around the world after Harry wore a Nazi outfit to a costume party.
Mark Phillips has the latest.
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Phillips/NaziHarry TES Jan13/05 Thomson/? (sun rolling off presses and front page) As ill-considered costume-party ideas go, this one has set new standards. Prince Harry, third in line for the British throne, showed up last Saturday night dressed as a member of Germany's World War Two Afrika Korps complete with Nazi armband. His attempt at possibly ironi
c humor hit the front pages today. Not many were amused. (SOT Dickie Arbiter Former Royal Press Officer I'M ABSOLUTELY

ASTOUNDED THAT A MEMBER OF THE ROYAL FAMILY ALBEIT A YOUNG MEMBER OF THE ROYAL FAMILY CAN BE SO INCREDIBLY STUPID GIVEN THAT HE'S HAD A FIRST CLASS EDUCATION ... // edit //... AND YET HE CAN DRESS UP LIKE THAT AND GO TO A PARTY AND BE PHOTOGRAPHED. Harry, Prince Charles and the late Princess Diana's second son, has shown a tendency toward the spectacular royal gaff, famously assaulting a photographer last summer when falling out of a night club. But youthful exuberance
is one thing, gross insensitivity something else. (SOT Jeff Barak Deputy Editor Jewish Chronicle) ... PARTICULARLY GI

VEN WE ARE THREE WEEKS AWAY FROM HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY, IT REALLY IS SHOCKING AND ASTOUNDING. (Harry in uniform) Harry's announced desire to pursue a career in the military is now being questioned. He's issued a written apology but some are calling for a more public act of contrition. MP CBS News London. ))




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A discovery in China is turning the archeology world upside down.
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Coming up after the break, scientists digging in some of China's fossil beds find evidence that mammals once hunted the giant lizards.
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No bones about it-- a new discovery has disproven a long- held theory in the world of paleontology.
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Apparently, it wasn't always the dinosaurs eating mammals.
It seems early mammals sometimes snacked on dinosaurs, as well.
Villagers digging in China's rich fossil beds uncovered the preserved remains of a dinosaur in the belly of a mammal.
It's a startling discovery for scientists who have long believed that early mammals weren't capable of attacking and eating a dinosaur.
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((MENG JIN/AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY: NOW MAMMALS FINALLY GET A CHANCE TO CHASE DINOSAURS, SO NOW FOR FIRST TIME WE KNOW THAT DINOSAURS ARE EDIBLE, MAYBE TASTY. ))
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Scientists say the animal's last meal is probably the first proof that mammals hunted small dinosaurs some 130 - million years ago.
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On Wall Street at Noon, the DOW was down 49 points. The NASDAQ has lost seven points.

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Another Wahoo decides to take his act to the pros.
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Coming up in Sports, a second team all A-C-C linebacker says his infant son was the reason for turning to the N-F-L.

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The Virginia Cavaliers are losing another football player early to the NFL.
Linebacker Darryl Blackstock has decided to forgo his final season of eligibility to enter the draft.
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Blackstock recorded 45 tackles last season for UVA, including 11 sacks.
The 6-4, 240 pounder was a second team all- ACC selection.
Blackstock said he reached the decision after carefully considering the future of his 17- month- old son.
His decision comes on the heels of Heath Miller's choice to leave early as well.
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A Hokie with the same chance of turning pro is going to stick around Blacksburg for another year.
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Hokies' cornerback Jimmy Wilson says that he will return for his senior season, bypassing the 2005 NFL Draft. The first-team All-ACC defensive back and Thorpe Award semifinalist from Hampton led the Hokies and the ACC with five interceptions this past season, and was tied for third on the team with 60 tackles.
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A Friday Football Extra coach has resigned.
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Doug Ross, who spent the past two seasons as the head football coach at Patrick Henry turned in his resignation Tuesday.
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The Patriots didn't put up as many wins as they would have liked to this past season, but the team was much improved and competitive. It is one of just five Triple A jobs on this side of the state.
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Tonight we'll be able to get another look at the Duke Blue Devil's guard tandem of J-J Redick and Daniel Ewing. Steve Mason has more on what to expect from the 11 and 0 Devils.
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((Redick and Ewing are averaging about 38 points a game for the Blue Devils. The two guards are also playing all but 12 minutes each time on the floor and with the loss of Loul Deng to the NBA and Duke's top recruit to the pros, the pair's play together is crucial to Duke fast start. ((:)) ((:))
Redick is leading the ACC in scoring, registering 21.5 points a game. Ewing is Duke's second leading scorer and both have structured their minds to want the ball in their hands no matter what the situation.)) ((:)) ((:)) ((REDICK AND THE BLUE DEVILS WILL PUT THEIR 11 AND OH RECORD BACK ON THE LINE THURSDAY NIGHT IN RALEIGH AGAINST 10 AND 4 N.C STATE. AFTER PLAYING THE WOLFPACK, DUKE HOSTS UVA SUNDAY AT CAMERON INDOOR STADIUM. STEVE MASON NEWS 7 SPORTS.))


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