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If you today felt raw, wait 'til we get to tomorrow. There's another winter blast right around the corner.
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[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]


The snowy weather did not impress some students who just arrived from Korea- We'll tell you what did.
and too many mistakes in the Verizon phone book? Now the state is investigating.
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Tonight on News 7 sports - the Hokies head to Hot Atlanta looking to make it three in a row in the ACC. A former Cavalier is headed into the Packers hall of fame.

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and the Steelers hope the Patriots are again in a giving mood when they roll into Heinz Field on Sunday. We'll hear from Tom Brady tonight.

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It is not a matter of which....snow, sleet or freezing rain. But a matter of how long we get the freezing rain. That is the trouble part of the forecast coming up. [Open]
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More snow is on the way, but that's just the start.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

What falls AFTER that could make for tough going.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


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


And I'm Jean Jadhon. [First-Wx]
[ANCHOR=Jean]

It's not over yet.
[ANCHOR=Keith]

We've had just a taste of Winter weather so far. [TOSS ACROSS TO WX CTR] Meteorologist Robin Reed is serving up a smorgasbord for us in tomorrow's forecast
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The mountains of the New River Valley saw the brunt of yesterday's storm and folks were well aware another is on the way.
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Bureau Chief Rachel DePompa is live in Blacksburg. Rachel, what are conditions like right now?
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((ROLLCUE:...people were busy getting ready.))
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((It's a picture perfect winter day in the New River Valley. From the frosted tree tops to the snow covered mountains. Most folks were glad to finally see some snow.

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((WILLIAM FOX: I'M KINDA GLAD TO SEE THE SEASONS BE THE SEASONS THEY ARE SUPPOSED TO BE)) [RUNS:05]
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There were the usual signs of the season..
NATS: V-DOT truck
Snow plows... car accidents... people shoveling the driveways and kids making the most of their day off from school. NATS
And Although people were enjoying the winter blast.. most were well aware this was the first of a double whammy.
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((ROBERT MUSTARD I LOVE IT.. BRING IT ON. I COULD USE SOME MORE... )) [RUNS:05]
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((JEANETTE WILLIAMS: ARE YOU TRYING TO BEAT THE SECOND STORM.. 39 YES.. I DON'T WANT TO BE CAUGHT. WE LIVE ON A BIG HILL IN PEMBROKE AND ONCE YOU'RE UP YOU CAN'T GET BACK DOWN. :44)) [RUNS:08]
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People spent all day.. shuffling in out of grocery and hardware stores. Trying to stay on top of mother nature.

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((RACHEL DEPOMPA:AND BECAUSE FOLKS ARE HEARING THE WORD ICE IN THE FORECAST.. DE ICER AND SAND ARE THE BIGGEST SELLERS RIGHT NOW. SOME STORES HAVE EVEN HAD TRUCK LOADS OF SAND DELIVERED TODAY.)) [RUNS:10]
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((SPENCER HALL: A STORMS COMING AND I THINK I MADE NEED ON MY DRIVEWAY AND SIDEWALK.. DOES IT GET PRETTY BAD.. PRETTY BAD, PRETTY BAD... :22)) [RUNS:07]
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Though.. getting ready for snow can be hard work in itself.. there are some who don't seem to mind...

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((DAWN WILLIAMS IF THAT KEEPS US OUT OF SCHOOL MONDAY THAN ALRIGHT!!!! :25)) [RUNS:04]
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Brent Watts is in Roanoke County where VDOT crews are working non-stop to get the roads clear before the next storm arrives.
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((ROLLCUE:a little bit of everything...))
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Bedford's water plan goes up for state approval.
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Richmond's answer is just ahead.
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(( AND I'M STEVE SMALLSHAW. TWO DEVASTATING FIRES ... AND ANOTHER PROMISE TO REBUILD. UP NEXT, WE'LL TAKE YOU INSIDE THE CHARRED REMAINS OF WHAT'S LEFT OF AN AMHERST LANDMARK.))
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For 55 years, it was one of the most popular eateries in Amherst County.
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Then fire destroyed the Briar Patch restaurant in 2003.
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The owner spent the next year rebuilding, and now, she'll have to do it again.
Steve Smallshaw has the story.
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DEQ officials have approved a Bedford City plan to bring clean water back to residents affected by the city's former landfill. Approval came today in Richmond.
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Construction on a public water line to the affected houses is expected to begin this spring, and groundwater sampling will continue throughout that area. Six private wells along Bell Town Road were found to be contaminated within the last year. The city plan also includes measures designed to reduce - and eventually eliminate - existing contamination.
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A textile labeling factory in Hillsville is closing, and as a result, 160 people will lose their jobs over the next year. The Paxar corporation is consolidating its Hillsville operations with a plant in West Virginia. The Hillsville plant will be phased out by December 30. Paxar is also shutting down a plant in South Carolina.

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Another surge in oil prices sent stocks lower. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The Dow fell 78 points. Nasdaq dropped about 12.
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[Verizon]


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The state is investigating what it calls "significant ongoing incidences" of errors in the white pages of Verizon telephone books.
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The State Corporation Commission has talked to Verizon about the number of errors in the telephone directories, but corrections they expected have apparently not been made. Verizon's representative in this area admits some recent phone books have contained errors and regrets any inconvenience these errors may have caused customers.
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The SCC is asking for public comment on the quality of Verizon's white page directory through the commission's web site.
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[Take WDBJ Web Sites FS]
For a direct link, just go to our home page at WDBJ7-dot-com and click Web Sites in the News.
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After three flights and 24 hours of travel - exchange students from Roanoke's sister city Wonju, Korea are here.
I visited the students on their first day at William Ruffner Middle School to find out they're doing and what they think of Roanoke so far.
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((I LIVE IN WONJU KOREA.))
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Ji Yoon Park (Gee Yoon Park) and 11 other students live in Korea but they'll call Roanoke home for the next month-


They're in Margaret English's class- learning conversational English.
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((TODAY I FLY IN AN AIRPLANE YESTERDAY I FLEW FLEW EXCELLENT.))
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[BUTT TO 15:49:42] ((MARGARET ENGLISH/PROGRAM COORDINATOR: YES THEY CAN GRASP IT QUICKLY))
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[butt to 15:49:8] ((MARGARET ENGLISH/PROGRAM COORDINATOR: YOU CAN SEE THEM PROCESSING IT YOU CAN SEE THEM THINKING OK I GOT IT LAUGHS.))


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The students flew in to a wintry welcome- but the snow did not impress them.
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((JEAN: DO YOU HAVE SNOW IN WONJU: YOU DO? THIS HEIGHT HIGH.))
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What did get the student's attention.
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((FIRST GIRL: THE PEOPLE ARE VERY TALL.. THE HOUSES ARE VERY BIG.))
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And they wonder where are all the high rise apartment buildings? [15:41:55] ((NO APARTMENTS IN ROANOKE IN WONJU HAVE MANY APARTMENTS.))
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What they will find here is a host family- an American partner student- and a busy schedule-
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((WE'RE GOING TO MAYBE GO TO THE MOVIES, GO BOWLING GO SKATING.))
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Students like India will likely learn as much from the next month as the visitors.
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((I WANT TO LEARN SOME KOREAN WORDS AND LEARN ABOUT HER CULTURE AND STUFF.))
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[butt to 15:51:54] ((OH I DON'T THINK THEY'LL EVEF FORGET IT THEY'VE EVER FORGET IT.))
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One highlight of the trip: the students travel to Washington D-C.


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Roger Clemens hits the jackpot, a former Cavalier is heading into the Packers hall of fame.
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And after two last second wins on the their home floor - the Hokies hope to continue the trend in Atlanta.
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Virginia Tech and Georgia Tech meet for the first time since the 1984 NIT, Saturday in Atlanta. Seth Greenberg's Hokies will go after their third straight ACC win against the Jackets, who have played the last four games without the services of star guard B-J Elder.
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Greenberg's guards will have to play well for the Hokies against the Jackets' baseline to baseline pressure.
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[wipe to aprisa VT/GT] And Your Hometown Station is the only place you can watch the Hokies and Yellow Jackets tomorrow. The coverage begins tomorrow afternoon at four right here on WDBJ-7. It's the sixth overall meeting between the two teams in the history of the two programs.
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The Roanoke Dazzle opens a four game homestand tomorrow night against Huntsville. Kent Davison's club has quietly won 5 of their last 6 games and 6 of 8, residing in second place in the D-League standings, just 2 games back of Columbus.
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The NFL's final four is all set to play this Sunday. On the AFC side it's all about the rematch for the Patriots and Steelers. In 2001, these two met for the AFC title with the Patriots advancing to and then winning the Super Bowl.
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But it's also about the rematch from earlier this year. Back on October 31st, the Steelers destroyed the Patriots and ended their winning streak at 21 games.
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[GO TO APRISA 12000] And remembers the Steelers and Patriots play right here on Your Hometown Station Sunday night. Pregame begins at 6, and kickoff is at 6:30.
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Former Virginia star Don Majokowski is about to get a huge honor from the NFl teams that drafted him in 1987 in the 10th round.
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The "Majik Man" will be inducted into the Packers hall of fame on July 23 of this year at Lambeau Field. Majkowski led the Packers to 10 wins in 1989 - at the time it was the most in 17 seasons in Green Bay. He earned a spot in the pro bowl that year, and for his career in Green Bay he passes for 56 TDs and over 10000 yards.

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And finally tonight in the big leagues - the man who retired from baseball, only to return to the game

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has now broken the bank. Roger Clemens and the Houston Astros have agreed to a one year $18 million dollar deal that will keep the Rocket on the mound for one more season. It will be his 22nd in the majors. The money is the most ever paid to a pitcher for one season.
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Henry County schools are working to create he classroom of the next generation. It starts with wireless laptops, but it goes much further. We'll see how one southside district is leading the way in technology in the classroom tonight on News 7 at 6.