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A shooting in Mississipi kills a Bedford County man and seriously injures his new bride.

Police say the gunman was HER ex- boyfriend.
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And, it's down to three finalists for the top job at Radford University.
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Another cold start to our day but a nice little warming trend's heading our way. I'll have the details.
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Stay with us. News 7 at noon, starts right now.
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[NO VIDEO OPEN] A Bedford County newlywed is dead, and his new bride critically wounded, after an exchange of gunfire with the wife's former boyfriend. Police in Gulfport Misssippi say the victim is 30 year old Richard Andrew Williams of Forest. News reports from Mississippi says Williams had returned from duty in Iraq several months ago.
Williams and 28 year old Erin Tomkins were married just last week.
Tomkins is listed in critical condition. Police have charged 28 year old Justin Brown of Gulfport with murder and aggravated assault.




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The search for a new President at Radford University begins an important stage today.
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The first of three finalists for the job will be on campus this afternoon. There were 90 applications.
A search committee narrowed them down to 11, and now three finalists. The first candidate is John Fallon, the president of State University of New York at Potsdam. The University is hosting a forum this afternoon, so students and faculty can meet and interview Fallon. The search began after Douglas Covington announced his retirement last spring.
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Roanoke County police need help finding a man missing more than three weeks.
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[Take Jackson Pic FS] 69-year-old Herman-L-Jackson, also known as H-L, left his North Lake home around noon January Second. Jackson was last seen wearing tan corduroy pants, a green windbreaker jacket, and a black Titleist ball cap.
He likes spending time around golf courses and businesses near airports. [Take Subaru Pic FS] Jackson was driving a 19- 99 maroon Subaru Outback, with Virginia tag SANDY-10.
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His family says he did not take his medication with him when he left, and fear he may be sleeping in his car. Anyone with information is asked to call police.

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It's a day of digging out across the Northeast.
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The weekend blizzard dumped more than three feet of snow in parts of Massachusetts.
It's also blamed for at least 15 deaths.
In New York, 12- hundred flights were cancelled at area airports.
Philadelphia's Airport SHUT DOWN all together, for the first time in nine years.
Meanwhile, forecasters are warning Northeast residents that more winter weather is on the way.
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((BERNIE RAYNO/METEOROLOGIST: WATCH OUT, MIDDLE, LATTER HALF OF THIS UPCOMING WEEK WE HAVE ANOTHER STORM COMING OUT OF CANADA.))
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It's estimated the weekend storm will cost about a million dollars per inch of snow to clean up.
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Locally, warmer temperatures today should help melt some of the ice on many secondary roads.
VDOT's website reports minor problems on some primary roads where icy spots remain.

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The Supreme Court has cleared the way for a Florida man to remove his wife's feeding tube.
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The case deals with Terri Schiavo (SHY'-voh) who's been in a coma since 19- 90.
Schiavo's husband says she wouldn't have wanted to be kept alive artificially-- but her parents have fought him for years.
In 2003, Florida lawmakers passed special legislation requiring Schiavo's feeding tube be reconnected.
But the Supreme Court today decided not to reinstate the law, despite an appeal from Florida Governor Jeb Bush.
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An earthquake struck parts of Indonesia today, further rattling nerves in the wake of the tsunami disaster.
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The six-point-two magnitude quake damaged houses, and triggered widespread, but unfounded, fears of another tsunami.
Authorities say one person died of a suspected heart attack, apparently triggered by shock.
The tremor occurred nearly a month after the massive earthquake that shook the island of Sumatra, triggering the tsunami that killed more than 160- thousand people.
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The Iraqi government continues to push forward with its plans for its first democratic election on Sunday.
But the threat of violence is ever present.
Charlie D'Agata reports on the latest attack today in Baghdad.
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With less than a week to go before voting day, insurgents went after the party of the man leading the country towards its first democratic elections in decades.
A suicide car bomber rammed an Iraqi security checkpoint on the road leading to Prime Minister Iyad Allawi's party headquarters.
The attack was as symbolic as it was destructive...no one is safe... And Iraqi police seem powerless to stop the violence.

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They are unable to protect themselves, says this man, how can they protect citizens?
It's a feeling echoed across Iraq by locals who fear more violence like this in Sunday's elections.

(standup) Charlie D'Agata/Baghdad

IRAQI FORCES WILL MAKE UP THE FRONTLINE OF DEFENSE AROUND POLLING STATIONS...BUT US TROOPS WILL BE POSITIONED AROUND THE PERIMETER.
THEY'RE TRYING TO KEEP A LOW PROFILE...THEY DON'T WANT IRAQIS TO FEEL THEY'RE CASING THEIR VOTES UNDER THE SHADOW OF AMERICAN GUNS.
Hours after today's bombing, Iraqi forces said they captured the top bomb maker in Abu Musab al Zarqawi's network.
Iraqi authorities say the suspect has already confessed to involvement in 75 percent of car bomb attacks in the country.
They say he's been in custody for more than a week...but with Zarqawi's group claiming responsibility for the latest attack, the terror network is proving that it can operate without him.
And there's a threat of more to come. In a message posted on an Islamist website, Zarqawi has warned of an "all out" war during Iraq's elections, threatening candidates and voters alike.. telling them to stay home or pay the price. Charlie D'Agata, CBS News, Baghdad.
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A hotel goes down, and it's a real blast. Still ahead, we'll explain the Jimmy Hoffa connection.
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And the celebrity tributes keep pouring in. Up next, the entertainment world remembers one of its greatest stars.
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Celebrity tributes to the late Johnny Carson continue flowing in --especially from those who owe much of their success to the king of late night.
Jennifer Miller reports..
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(( JOHNNY CARSON WAS THE NATION'S NIGHTCAP. HE MADE MILLIONS OF AMERICANS LAUGH ... AT HIS JOKES ... AND THOSE OF COMEDY'S RISING STARS.

(NATS OF RISING COMEDIAN)


CARSON HELPED LAUNCHED THE CAREERS OF SOME OF T-V'S MOST FAMOUS TALENT ... DAVID LETTERMAN, JERRY SEINFELD, ROSEANNE AND RAY ROMANO. RAY ROMANO/COMEDIAN "It wasn't so much being on the show and having the millions of people watch you, it was having HIM watch you."
BUT NEWS OF HIS DEATH MAKES THOSE MEMORIES BITTERSWEET.
BETTY WHITE/ACTRESS "Very sad day but he went very peacefully and very quietly, and we would, we would wish that for our best friends."
AND AFTER BEING IN OUR HOMES FOR SO MANY YEARS, MANY AMERICANS FELT HE WAS THEIR FRIEND.
JOE GARAGIOLA/TV PERSONALITY "When you would go out on the street after being on his show, it's like everyone in America was watching, 'Hey How was Carson?' 'What's Carson like?' 'Man I saw you on the Johnny Carson show.'"
THESE PICTURES WERE TAKEN EARLIER THIS MONTH, BUT FOR THE MOST PART CARSON SLIPPED GRACEFULLY FROM THE PUBLIC EYE WHEN HE RETIRED FROM THE TONIGHT SHOW NEARLY 13 YEARS AGO.
MICHAEL KEATON/ACTOR "I love the way he just sort of eased on out, and lived his life and did the things he really wanted to do."
CARSON DIED OF EMPHYSEMA AT AGE 79. JAY LENO WILL DO A TRIBUTE TO HIS MENTOR ON TONIGHT'S BROADCAST. JENNIFER MILLER CBS NEWS, NEW YORK. ))

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They had a BLAST at one of Miami's most luxurious and historic hotels.
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After nearly a century of notoriety, the 16- story Everglades Hotel was turned to rubble yesterday.
Now, its site will become a condominium project.
Though the condos will keep the Everglades name, it's doubtful they can keep up with the original hotel's fascinating history.
One of its former owners was Jimmy Hoffa.
The Everglades was also one of the first hotels in the South to include black guests.
Historic preservationists tried to keep the property, but determined it would have been too expensive.
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Henry County schools have some big high-tech hopes. That story is just ahead.
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And cat owners already know how agile their pets can be ... now it's moved on to competition.
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One local school district is leading the way when it comes to technology.
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Henry County Schools Technology director was recently honored by the State department of education. The district was the first in the region to have wireless laptop computers in class. They started using them in 1998. Now all 8th through 12th graders use them.
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((A WIRELESS CLASSROOM IS A CLASSROOM WITHOUT WALLS BECAUSE YOU CAN BE GLOBAL. YOU CAN GET TO THE INTENET YOU CAN GET TO DIFFERENT AREAS YOU DON'T HAVE TO HAVE A NETWORKED LAB AND YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE IN A LAB SETTING. YOU CAN MAKE ANY CLASS A LAB AT ANYTIME.))
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The district is also using technology that allows students to write papers without even using a keyboard.
We'll tell you more on News 7 at six.
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Police in Roanoke have not yet released the name of condition of a weekend shooting victim.
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Officers responded to a home in the 700-block of Murray Avenue Saturday just after eight p-m.
They found a man in his 20's shot twice in the abdomen.
The victim was conscious when he was being transported to Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
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Conservationists are pressing state lawmakers to dig deeper in their pockets.
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Groups like the New River and Western Virginia Land Trusts went to Richmond this past week to press lawmakers. Members say they are grateful the state allocated five-million dollars for the first time ever to land conservation in last year's budget -- but they say it's not enough.
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((ELIZABETH OBENSHAIN: THAT'S ONLY 2.5 MILLION DOLLARS A YEAR FOR THE ENTIRE STATE. YOU CAN'T EVEN BUY A FARM IN RINER A FARM IN RINER..IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY FOR THAT AMOUNT OF MONEY.))
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Members say the state needs to add a lot more money to the pot, if Virginia is to create more easements or buy more land to protect it from development.
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Some residents in Botetourt County face some tough decision regarding their community lake.
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Members of Rainbow Forest Recreation Association have been ordered to drain their community lake because the dam holding the water isn't up to state code. The group hired a private engineer to offer suggestions in the project's next step. Four options have been suggested -- ranging in costs from about 178 to 41-thousand dollars. Those options include adding culverts to the existing dam, creating a dam in front of the current structure or ceasing to have a lake and dam altogether.
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Some felines were put to the test in an agility contest over the weekend.
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Cat lovers were out in force to show off their furry friends, but not every pet was there to be judged. The International Cat Agility Tournament was on hand to introduce the newest craze in the cat world.
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((CAROLYN SHELBURNE:THIS IS ACTUALLY ALMOST AS STRENUOUS SOMETIMES AS DOG AGILITY BECAUSE YOU ARE TRYING TO GET ON THE GROUND, MOVE AROUND, GET EXCITED WITH YOUR CAT. YOU ARE LIKE CHEER LEADING THIS CAT ON WHILE YOUR OUT THERE ON THE COURSE.))
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The i-CAT tournament organizers hope the event's popularity will pick up, and prove that a pet feline isn't just a good listener.
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A mixed start to the week on Wall Street. At Noon,
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the Dow was UP 24 points, Nasdaq DOWN 2 points. [Tease3] [SPORTS MUSIC UNDER]
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The Eagles keep the Falcons from taking off, and the Steeler's prove their own worst enemy.
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Coming up in Sports, New England and Philadelphia win their conference titles and get ready for the Super Bowl next month.
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A business in Fairlawn has caught fire and firefighters are trying to bring it under control.
The fire at United Muffler Auto-Care center is sending a column of smoke into the air that people can see for miles.
News-7 has a crew on the scene and will have more tonight at 5 and 6.


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It's been more than two decades since the Philadelphia Eagles flew to the Super Bowl, but that's exactly where they're headed after grounding the Atlanta Falcons in the N-F-C Championship game.
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The temperature in Philly was lower than either quarterback's jersey number, at THREE degrees. The Eagles got the first score as Dorsey Levins appears stopped at the two.
But the whistle never blows, and he wedges his way in to make it 7-to-nothing. The Falcons made it 7-to-3, but McNabb would hit Chad Lewis for the score just five minutes before halftime to make it 14-to-3. But Atlanta came right back.
Warrick Dunn scored just before the two minute warning to make it a 14-to-10 game at halftime. But that was it for Atlanta.
The Eagles intercepted Michael Vick in the third quarter, and held him to just 11 of 24 passing for 136 yards. The Eagles defenders also shutdown Vick's running game. He ran just four times for 26 yards, his lowest total since the first week of the season.
He was sacked four times for 33 yards.
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McNabb sealed the win with another TD toss to Lewis.
The Eagles are headed to Jacksonville to play for the Super Bowl title on Sunday, February 6th with the 27-to-10 win.
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It could have been an all- Pennsylvania Super Bowl.
But the Pittsburgh Steelers were sure to prevent that -- with their rookie quarterback coming in as New England's most valuable player.
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The Steelers turned the ball over four times - three of the turnovers came from rookie quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.

He threw three interceptions, including this one that was returned 87 yards for the TD by Rodney Harrison.
They put the Patriots in front, 24-to-3 at Halftime. It looked like the Patriots would name the score on the way to their third Super Bowl in four years. But the Steeler's deserve some credit. They came back with a huge third quarter with Jerome Bettis and Hines Ward each scoring TDs. Roethlisberger finished with two TD passes and his first loss as a starting quarterback.
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Because the Patriots would not let the Steelers any closer than 11 points, they rolled to the 41-to-27 win, and advance to their third Super Bowl in the last four years to meet Philadelphia.
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The road-trip comedy ``Are We There Yet?'' arrived first at the box office this weekend.
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The film, starring rapper-actor Ice Cube, earned more than 18 million dollars in its opening weekend, good enough to knock "Coach Carter" back into second place in weekend earnings.
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[Take Box Office Chyron Full]
[SUPER=77-""Are We There Yet?"/18/"Coach Carter"/11/"Meet the Fockers"/10/"In Good Company"/8/"Racing Stripes"/7;]

Here's the top five. "Meet the Fockers" comes in third. "In Good Company" and "Racing Stripes" round out the list.
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