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Weather is first on NEWS 7 tonight, with snow expected TONIGHT.
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[VO-NAT]
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Military bands from Western Virginia bring up the rear of the Inaugural parade. A LIVE report from Washington coming up.
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[Sports-head]


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In sports, the Tech women look to even their ACC mark tonight at Clemson, the 2005 ACC football schedule is out, and
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[VO-NAT]


preseason testing wraps up at the Daytona International Speedway.
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[WX-Head]
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It's all about the winter precipitation over the next 72 hours. We begin with snow tonight and watch for a mix of rain and snow this weekend.
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News 7 is next.
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[VO-NAT]
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Snow is already falling in Western Virginia.
[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]


Several more inches could be on the ground by tomorrow morning.
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[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]


Good evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


And I'm Keith Humphry.
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The National Weather Service has put a snow advisory in effect through tomorrow morning.
[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]


Up to four inches of snow could fall across portions of the viewing area.
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For more on what we can expect, let's talk to meteorologist Robin Reed.
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[SS=NONE]WEATHER CENTER Position #1


[WXPRO/FULL]RADAR VIEW SNOWFALL ESTIMATE

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[Inauguration]


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George W. Bush took the Presidential oath of office for the second time just before noon today.
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Chief Justice William Rehnquist made his first public appearance in months to administer the oath, despite poor health.
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Amid the pomp and pageantry, Capitol Police reported five people were arrested for disrupting the event. Some of the chanting from demonstrators could be heard as the President spoke. In his second inaugural address President Bush's promised to bring liberty and freedom to ''the darkest corners of the world.''
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[Local-Inauguration]


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After a late start, the inaugural parade just ended in the last twenty minutes.
Contingents from V-M-I and Virginia Tech were among the last to pass the reviewing stand.
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Jennifer Wishon spent time with both groups today and has more on the festivities in Washington.
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((ROLLCUE:... in front of the entire nation.))
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[Giles-Fire]


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A body was found in last night's fire in Giles County.
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The trailer home caught fire around 8:30 on State Line Road near Narrows. Investigators say the body of a woman was burned beyond recognition. They are awaiting autopsy and D-N-A tests before they can identify the victim. Investigators do not suspect foul play. They believe the fire was started by a cigarette.
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[Abduction-Update]


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Four people charged in the abduction of two toddlers have left southwest Virginia.
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The four waived extradition this morning in a Grayson County courtroom and were sent back to Watauga County, North Carolina. 28 year old James Canter and 18 year old Alisha Chambers are facing numerous felony charges for allegedly kidnapping their children at gunpoint over the weekend from a foster home. Two others, who police believe helped the pair, are also in custody. A five day nationwide search for the 2 year old and 11 month old ended yesterday in Grayson County in a mobile home near White Top.
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[Tease#1]
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Still ahead, Roanoke digs into a controversial quarry expansion.
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And we'll see how police and sheriff's departments are dealing with the military call-up of many of their officers.
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[COMMERCIAL]

[Quarry-Zoning]

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The Roanoke City Planning Commission has approved the expansion of Rockydale Quarry.
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The seats were filled as the Commission heard from residents that were both for and against the 50 acre project off Draper Road. A neighborhood advocacy group says they didn't have enough time to review the proposal.
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((CARL COOPER:THE MOST GLARING EXAMPLE IS THAT THEY PLANNING DEPARTMENTS REQUEST FOR COMMENTS ON THE PETITIONS ARRIVED AT THE SOUTHERN HILLS NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL ON DECEMBER 15 2004 WITH A DECEMBER 20TH 2004 DEADLINE FOR WRITTEN COMMENT.))
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Other neighbors say they support the project. The quarry expansion would go across parts of Draper and Welcome Valley Roads towards Route 220.
Roanoke city council still has to approve the project.
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[County-Jail]


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Plans for a regional jail are now focused on a site near Dixie Caverns, but a member of the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors says at least two other alternatives still deserve serious consideration.
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One is the site of the Salem Water Filtration Plant that will be taken out of service soon. With adjoining parcels the site would be close to 25 acres. And Catawba supervisor Butch Church says a study that considered expansion of the existing jail raises the possibility of adding two floors to a jail addition.
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((THIS BOARD MEMBER IS NOT HERE TO SAY THAT ONE OF THESE OTHER TWO IS ABSOLUTELY GOING TO WORK, BUT THE PROBLEM IS WE'RE NOT EVEN LOOKING AT THE FEASIBILITY. WE'RE NOT GOING INTO DEPTH LIKE WE SHOULD BE GOING.))
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Church says he will bring up both proposals at the board of supervisors meeting next week.
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[Police-Reserves]


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As more reserve and national guard units are mobilized for duty in the U-S, Afghanistan and Iraq, local law enforcement agencies are feeling the effects. In central and western Virginia, more than 20 police officers and sheriff's deputies have been called to active duty.

Joe Dashiell reports more are expected to follow.
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((The Roanoke County jail is operating normally, but with six deputies now on active duty, other employees are pitching in to fill the gaps. The department has permission to bring in more help, but Captain Barry Tayloe says training takes time.
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((CAPT. BARRY TAYLOE: SO THERE IS SOME DOWN TIME, THERE IS SOME QUALITY TIME WHEN YOU'RE DEALING WITH DEPUTIES WHO ARE CALLED AWAY THEY HAVE SO MUCH EXPERIENCE SO THERE ARE SACRIFICES THAT YOU MAKE THERE.))
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And the Roanoke County Sheriff's Office isn't alone. Departments throughout the region are sending employees to active duty. Roanoke County Police have lost five officers and one dispatcher to military service. Roanoke City Police have four officers currently deployed. And five more may go later this year.
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((THIS YEAR WE HAVE MORE TO BE CALLED UP AND AT SOME POINT I DON'T THINK IT WILL CAUSE A REDUCTION IN SERVICES, BUT IT MAY CAUSE AN INCREASE IN COST FOR SERVICES AS WE PAY OVERTIME TO CALL OFFICERS BACK OR HOLD OFFICERS OVER.))
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Despite those challenges, both departments say they are proud of employees now serving in the U.S., Afghanistan and Iraq, and remain concerned for their personal safety. And they look forward to the day when their friends will return to their families and reclaim their jobs in western Virginia. Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke County))


[Stocks]


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Profit warnings from the tech sector sent stocks lower. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The DOW fell 68 and a half points today.
The NASDAQ lost 28.
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[COMMERCIAL]
[Seniors-Cold]
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These cold temperatures are especially hard on the very young and the very old.
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But, one program is going outside its normal responsibilities to check on "housebound" seniors.
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Susan Bahorich is in downtown Roanoke tonight. Susan, tell us about this program...
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Keith/Jean- Most everyone's familiar with the Meals on Wheels program - but during the extreme heat or cold- volunteers provide more than a hot meal.
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(([nats]
It's another day at Meals on Wheels. Monday through Friday volunteers check, count and evaluate food heading out to seniors who may otherwise go hungry.

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((DORA HENDRICK, MEALS ON WHEELS: MEALS ON WHEELS SERVES A CLIENTELE THAT'S HOMEBOUND AND OVER 60. WE DO PROVIDE ONE HOT MEAL A DAY AND THAT'S DELIVERED BY A VOLUNTEER.)) [RUNS:10]
[OUTQ= ... by a volunteer.]


These volunteers are more than deliverymen. Tom Dalzell has been on the beat for nearly 15-years.
[NATS@1:26:58.28/or whatever works..] ((GOOD MORNIN' MEALS ON WHEELS)) [RUNS:04]
Dalzell is a utility player - he delivers on any route needed- today he's in Southwest Roanoke. On any given day he has 5 to 13 stops along the way. In addition to dropping off a meal he checks to see if the home's in disrepair, warm enough on cold days and even monitors the senior's behavior.
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Marion Ramsey's only been onboard a year, but can't imagine life without it.

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((MARION RAMSEY, PARTICIPANT: I APPRECIATE IT. I REALIZE IT'S AN INCONVIENCE TO THEM, BUT IT'S CERTAINLY HELPFUL TO ME.)) [RUNS:10]
[OUTQ=...helpful to me.]))
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[LIVE=Susan Full/Microwave]
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If seniors or their caregivers are interested in this or similar program they can call the League of Older Americans.


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Jean/Keith-


[Sports Tease]


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Coming up, the Hokies are already thinking about this fall's football schedule, the Steelers and Falcons look ahead to their respective conference title games, and
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the Tech women are in Clemson, South Carolina where they'll try to tame the Tigers later tonight.
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[S-Beth]


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A pair of 1 and 2 ACC women's teams will square off tonight when Virginia Tech visits Clemson. Duke is atop the conference at 4 and oh with Miami at the bottom, winless in league play. But in the middle, 9 teams are separated by just two games in the standings.
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Tipoff is set for 7 o'clock. Highlights are on the way at 11.

[S-Schedule]


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The ACC has released its 2005 football schedule and for the first time since 1996, Tech will open with 2 road games, at NC State and at Duke.
Tech plays nonconference opponents Marshall and Ohio University next season. The month of October will be a busy one for the Hokies, highlighted by a trip to Morgantown, and two consecutive Thursday night appearances--one on the 20th at Maryland and another on the 27th at Boston College. The inaugural ACC title game will be December 3rd in Jacksonville.

[S-Testing]


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Preseason testing at Daytona is in the books at the World Center of Racing. Kasey Kahne topped the speed charts today turning a lap in the draft at 188.08 miles per hour. That's nearly 2 miles an hour than Dale Jarrett's fast lap a week ago.
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Jeff Green was second on the chart in this morning's session. Green, the driver of the famed 43 of Petty Enterprises, knows that the top of the list doesn't mean much unless the day is Sunday.
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[S-Falcons]


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The Atlanta Falcons will face the Eagles for the third time in as many seasons Sunday. The forecast for Philly during the NFC championship calls for temps in the 20's with light snow, but Michael Vick and the Dirty Birds aren't worried about any wintry weather.
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[S-Steelers]


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In the AFC, the Steelers are putting the finishing touches on their preparations for the Patriots who will have the services of Corey Dillon this weekend, unlike the previous meeting between the two teams.
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[take NFL Board #1200D]


And you can see the Steelers and the Pats Sunday here on Your Hometown Station. The pregame gets underway at 6, and Kickoff will follow around 6-30.
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[Pulaski-School]
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Today was the first day of school, all over again, for more than 500 students in Pulaksi County.
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[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]
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Pulaski Elementary school officially opened its doors today. The new, state of the art, facility cost more than 12 million dollars. Students from Draper, Northwood and Clairemont moved in to their brand new classrooms this morning. Superintendent Don Stowers said the first day went off without a hitch. (------------)