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A building that was home to those putting out fires for four decades, itself goes up in smoke.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

And the regional water authority tries to address the problems that flow from being spread out over four locations.

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[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Tonight on News 7 Sports - the Hokies get a big recruit, Vick reflects on the season,
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and the annual NASCAR Media Tour opens in Charlotte - we'll hear from Chairman Brian France as our week-long reports begin.
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Moderation is the key to the temperature forecast. It will be breezy, but warmer.
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[ANCHOR=Jean 4-Shot]


News 7 is next.
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Fire ripped through a business and longtime Pulaski County landmark this morning.
[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]

The building is a total loss, much to the dismay of many in the Fairlawn community.
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((SANDY SHORT: IT'S ALL FAMILY HERE, EVERYBODY KNOWS EVERYBODY. ))
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Good evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


And I'm Keith Humphry.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

A Fairlawn automotive center was lost to the flames along with a lot of memories for the local fire department.
[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]
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As New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel DePompa found out, firefighters came upon an unexpected irony today. Rachel?
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Keith and Jean, a building they use to rush out of to fight fires, was one they were rushing into to save today.
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The United Muffler Auto Care Center off Pepper's Ferry Road in Fairlawn caught fire around 10:00 this morning. The Automotive staff noticed smoke coming out of the attic area. After trying to put the flames out, the all got out safely. The Fairlawn Fire department worked out of this building for 40 years. Robert Boyd is a 42 year member of the department and remembers calling this building home.
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((ROBERT BOYD: WE HAVE A LOT OF MEMORIES.. A LOT OF CHIEFS WENT THROUGH AND ALL THAT. YES.. A LOT OF SAD MEMORIES NOW. I HATE TO SEE IT GO.. BUT I RECKON THAT'S THE WAY IT IS. :33 ))
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The building is a total loss. Investigators spent most of the day on the scene trying to find out what caused the fire.
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A portion of Pepper's Ferry Road between Radford and Christiansburg was even shutdown for a while and traffic was re-routed.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith-Jean & Rachel /Microwave;]

Keith and Jean, it was an emotional day for many on the scene. This was not only the old fire department, but it was a very active and popular business in the Fairlawn community. Many people are upset over its loss tonight.

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An airman from Forest- -stationed at an Air Force Base in Mississippi- -got into a fatal gun fight over the weekend. Thirty-year old Richard Andrew Williams was shot and killed, his wife wounded. The victims were newly weds.
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It happened Saturday night outside a home in Gulfport. An old boyfriend of hers apparently got into a dispute with the couple and shots were exchanged. Williams died and Erin Tomkins was critically injured. Co-workers of hers at a local sports bar say the couple got married just last Tuesday.
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((CHRISTINA DAVIS/ERIN TOMKINS' CO-WORKER; I'M JUST SAD TO KNOW HER JUST GETTING MARRIED AND EVERYTHING THAT HAPPENED. IT'S GOT TO BE REAL HARD FOR HER, BUT WE'LL DEFINITELY HELP HER THROUGH IT.))
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Justin Drew Brown came away with a bullet in his leg, charged with murder and aggravated assault.
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Williams was stationed at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi. He returned from Iraq several months ago.

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The family of a Roanoke County man who's been missing for three weeks says it's concerned about his health.
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69-year-old Herman-L-Jackson, also known as H-L, left his North Lake home January Second. Jackson was last seen wearing tan corduroy pants, a green windbreaker jacket, and a black Titleist ball cap. He was driving a 19- 99 maroon Subaru Outback, with Virginia tag SANDY-10.
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Jackson's family says he did not take his medication with him, and fear he may be sleeping in his car. Anyone with information is asked to call police.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Officials knew it wouldn't be easy to combine two independent water systems. And six months after the Western Virginia Water Authority went into operation, many challenges remain. [***NEWS 7 @ 6 in Monitor***]
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Tonight, Joe Dashiell explains how the agency hopes a new address will help it deal with growing pains.
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Jean, the water authority began operation in July, before finding a centralized office. With employees now scattered among four different locations, officials say a new home will help improve customer service.
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((Gary Robertson and Mike McEvoy say they considered 15 to 20 locations, before deciding on the Coulter Building at the corner of Franklin Road and Jefferson Street. A former bank lobby on the first floor and ample office space above were major selling points.
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((ON THE ADMINSITRATIVE SIDE, BEING IN FOUR DIFFERENT LOCATIONS HAS REALLY CAUSED SOME PROBLEMS, PARTICULARLY ON OUR BILLING STAFF, HAVING THEM AND THE PHONE SYSTEMS IN TWO DIFFERENT LOCATIONS HAS CAUSED A LOT OF INEFFICIENCIES AND SOME PROBLEMS THERE.))
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If the task of integrating two independent water systems was difficult, combining their billing systems has been equally challenging. Officials say the new home will help.
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((I THINK BY HAVING ALL OF OUR ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF IN ONE LOCATION, ESPECIALLY WITH OUR ENGINEERING AND CUSTOMER SERVICE PEOPLE, THEY INTERRACT SO MUCH ANYWAY, GETTING THEM ALL IN ONE LOCATION IS REALLY GOING TO BE A BENEFIT.))
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The water authority will pay more than three million dollars for the building, but it will continue lease more than half of the space to other tenants, and officials say the purchase will not affect water rates.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & JoeD /Newsroom;]

Jean, they are negotiating for customer parking in a nearby lot... and hope to move in by mid-spring.



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Tightening the rules on easy money.
Still ahead on News Seven, how the General Assembly may crack down on pay-day lending.
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And while some schools take students to the computer lab, we'll see how one area district is taking the computer lab straight to the student.
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It's been three years since the General Assembly legalized pay- day lending in Virginia. Today the House passed a bill to regulate it. [ROLL ANIMATION ENG1;] Jennifer Wishon is in our Richmond Newsroom with this general assembly report.
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Keith, Since pay day lenders set up shop in the Commonwealth, thousands of Virginians have used them- many consumers taking out 13 or more loans in one year. Today the House passed a bill that keeps borrowers from taking out more than one loan at a time, but not before debate about language dealing with military personnel.
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((DEL. HARVEY MORGAN/(R) GLOUCESTER: THIS LANGUAGE WAS REQUESTED BY THE MILITARY BECAUSE APPARENTLY A LOT OF PAY DAY LENDERS SET UP AROUND MILITARY BASES AND THEY THOUGHT THIS WOULD BE A SAFE GUARD FOR THEIR PERSONNEL.)) [RUNS12]
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The bill, introduced by Delegate Harvey Morgan, would require the State Corporation Commission to set up a database- [INSERT PAY DAY LENDING BUILDING VIDEO HERE] One that would allow lenders to see if a prospective borrower has an outstanding loan or closed a loan within the past 24 hours. Borrowers with outstanding loans would then be denied. [END PAY DAY LENDING BUILDING VIDEO HERE] At issue in the house today was language that would keep a lender from loaning money to the spouse of a member of the military when the loan would be secured against that member's pay.
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((DEL. BILL JANIS/(R) GLEN ALLEN: I WOULD SUBMIT TO YOU IT'S NOT THE PLACE OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF VIRGINIA TO STAND AS PARENTS TO OUR MILITARY MEN AND WOMEN.)) [RUNS06]
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But former JAG officer, Delegate Dick Black, says the military's youngest members, those who've just moved away from their families are vulnerable.
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((DEL. DICK BLACK/(R) LOUDON: THEY DON'T HAVE THE SUPPORT NETWORK THAT MOST PEOPLE HAVE AND BECAUSE OF THAT AND BECAUSE THEY'RE VERY YOUNG THEY ARE TRULY UNIQUELY SUSCEPTIBLE AND THEY'RE EASY PREY FOR UNSCRUPULOUS LENDERS.)) [RUNS14]
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Military Spouses could secure a loan with special permission from their husband or wife.
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Keith, the bill will now be considered by the Senate.

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Does the power compnay have too much power? Officials for the three counties surrounding Smith Mountain Lake say yes- They're now looking to the federal government for help.
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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will hold meetings this week in Gretna, regarding A-E-P's relicensing application. But, members of the Tri-County AEP Relicensing Committee hope to resolve what they call unfinished business over A-E-P's shoreline management plan.
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((RUSS JOHNSON/TCRC: WE'RE NOT UNHAPPY W/THE SHORELINE MANAGEMENT PLAN, BUT THERE ARE STILL 29 ISSUES THAT WE IDENTIFIED THAT ARE STILL UNRESOLVED IN OUR OPINION AND WE'D LIKE TO GET CLOSURE ON THEM.))
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Appalachian Power filed its shoreline management plan in 2003. The company says it addressed as many concerns as possible, but could NOT satisfy everyone.
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The stock market has extended its slide to a fourth session. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The DOW lost 24 points today.
The NASDAQ dropped 26.
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Computers in school are nothing new... but one Southside district is taking high tech to a new level.
Jean.. you visited a classroom in Henry County- what makes it so different?
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For starters imagine a classroom where you don't need pencils or books?
[ANCHOR=Jean]
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That's what some classrooms in Henry County are like.
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(( This is probably not like the classroom you remember. This is the class of a new generation.
Eighth graders at Fieldale Collinsville Middle school are working on lap top computers- with wireless access to the internet. JOSHUA: YOU DON'T HAVE TO LOOK IN THE ENCYCLOPEDIA AND FIND RESOURCES OUT OF BOOKS CAN GO STRAIGHT TO THE INTERNET. CRYSTAL: IT'S KIND OF LIKE AN ENCYCLOPEDIA CAUSE IT HOLDS ALL THE INFORMATION AND FACTS.
Here's a fact for you- School officials here say Henry County was the first district in the region -one of the first in the state actually - to have wireless laptops in the classroom.
They started a laptop initiative in 1998- Now all 8th through 12th grade students use it. JEAN JADHON: WHAT MAKES THIS SYSTEM SO UNIQUE IS THAT IT IS TRULY WIRELESS FOR EXAMPLE I CAN WALK OUT OF THE CLASSROOM INTO THE HALLWAY AND I'M STILL LOGGED ON TO MRS. LEWIS'S ENGLISH EIGHT WEBPAGE.
That means students don't have to go a computer lab... the computers instead come to them... They're portable... turning any classroom into a lab. JANET LEWIS/TEACHER: THEY ARE SO POWERFUL CAUSE THE KIDS ARE EXCITED TO GET A CHILD EXCITED IN EIGHT GRADE ENGLISH IS A BIG DEAL AW WE'RE GOING TO USE THE COMPUTERS TODAY. JANET COPENHAVER: HENRY COUNTY IS VISIONARY.
The districts' director of technology has a vision that's led the district. She hopes the results help Henry County attract high tech business and prepare students for good jobs in the future. COPENHAVER: BECAUSE OF OUR ECONOMIC PROBLEMS WE'VE HAD IN HENRY COUNTY ACROSS THE BOARD I THINK WE DECIDED OUR KIDS ARE NOT GOING TO BE BEHIND. THAT WE WERE GOING TO MOVE FORWARD AND HAVE THE BEST TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION THEY COULD HAVE.))
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Henry County students now take tests on computers-
Plus imagine writing a paper without using a keyboard or even a pen.
Tomorrow on News 7 at six, we'll tell you about that.

[RU-President;]


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Radford University is on its way to having a new President.
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The first of three finalists for the job was on campus this afternoon. John Fallon the third is the President of State University of New York at Potsdam. He spoke to several hundred faculty members and students this afternoon in a forum. Many asked some tough questions of the potential new leader.
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((BETTY SMITH : THE NEW PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSITY WILL HAVE A BIG PLAY IN OUR LIVES IN THE FUTURE AND WE NEED TO MAKE SURE THAT WE YOU KNOW SEE WHAT'S GOING ON. GRACE TONY EDWARDS: I'M INTERESTED IN LEARNING ABOUT THE CANDIDATES FOR THE PRESIDENCY. SINCE IT'S IMPORTANT TO THE WHOLE UNIVERSITY. OBVIOUSLY IT'S SOMETHING I NEED TO KNOW. ))
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90 people applied for the job that's being vacated by retiring President Douglas Covington. The other two finalists will be on campus next week.
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Coming up in sports - the NASCAR Media Tour opens in Charlotte. The Hokies land a top prep tight end,
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and now that his season is over - Michael Vick looks ahead to the future and knows it has to be better than yesterday turned out to be.
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The NASCAR Media Tour opened its annual four day run through the Tarheel state this morning. One of the first stops was in NASCAR's research and development center
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just outside of Charlotte in Concord. The early afternoon gathering gave NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France a chance to tell those in attendance that all is well just 27 days before Daytona.
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Our reports from the Queen City will continue throughout the week. Tonight on News 7 at 11, we'll check in with 20 Keven Wood - of the Wood Brothers.
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The national signing day for high school football recruits is coming up next Wednesday. Today the Hokies not another verbal commitment from a big time player. Jonathan Mills, one of the top tight ends in the nation picked the Hokies over North Carolina, Florida State, Georgia and a host of others. He's six-five, 250 pounds and runs a 4 point 8 - 40 yard dash.

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While the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots will now take part in two weeks of hype heading up to the Super Bowl. The Steelers and Falcons can start looking ahead to next season.
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Michael Vick is doing just that. The former Hokie got the Falcons to the NFC Championship game in just his second full year as a starter and with a brand new head coach in Jim Mora, Junior. Vick insists that the best is yet to come in Atlanta.
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Still, despite those positives - getting so close to the Super Bowl and losing is a tough way to learn a lesson.
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The Patriots and the Eagles will try to do just that in Super Bowl 39 on Sunday - February 6th. The early line has New England favored by 7 points.

[S-Radford]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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The Radford Highlanders swept this week's Big South men's basketball honors.

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RU guard Whit Holcomb-Faye is the Big South Conference Player of the Week. He averaged 20 points a game last week as he led Radford to a pair of Conference wins over VMI and High Point. During those games he shot 50 percent from three point range and 93 percent from the free throw line. Teammate Josh Fox is the league's freshman of the week. RU is at UNC Asheville on Wednesday night.
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[talent=mike]
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Tonight the big game on the men's side in the league has Liberty hosting VMI.
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The Tech women are home tonight hosting Florida State. The Hokies fell out of the top 25 today.