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Up next on News 7 at Five-
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The latest on the airport, the roads and the snow. We'll have two live reports.
Plus an arrest in the murder of an auto shop worker in Roanoke County.
And snow could be a factor in this school bus crash.
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Wx-Heads
TALENT=Robin
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Bright sunshine helps a bit on the melting side but another cold evening will freeze things up tonight.

Medical-heads


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On Health Check-- the Red Cross is issuing an urgent plea to those who can, to give blood.
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The entire East Coast supply is seriously low.
Plus, the National Guard and a fleet of Hum-Vees save the day for area dialysis patients-- desperately in need of transportation.
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IN Q=THE BIGGEST FRUSTRATION

((THE BIGGEST FRUSTRATION WAS NOT KNOWING IF WE WERE GOING TO MAKE OUR FLIGHT OR NOT, AND BEING STUCK HERE.))
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After being paralyzed by Old Man Winter, travel is CREEPING back to normal.
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5-SNOW-TODAY


ANCHOR=Jean
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Good Evening this is NEWS-7 at Five, I'm Jean Jadhon.
SS=WINTER WEATHER


The airports are open.
The plows are making progress in neighborhoods... and this afternoon the temperature even crept above freezing.
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Joe Dashiell brings us up to date... on the Roanoke Valley's effort to get things moving today.
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SUPER=@Joe1;
SUPER=22-Roanoke;


Jean, it's still a mess, especially on residential streets, and in rural areas that haven't seen a snowplow yet.
But there were some reasons for optimism today.
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SUPER=01-Daniel Quinn/Air Passenger; :11
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((The Roanoke Regional Airport is back in business. The first flights since Saturday took off around midday to the delight of passengers delayed by the snow.
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((DANIEL QUINN/AIR PASSENGER: I WAS SCHEDULED OUT SUNDAY NIGHT. I'VE BEEN WAITING EVER SINCE THEN, AND I'M NOT SURE I'M GOING YET TODAY.))
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Though snow banks and deep drifts remain a hazard to navigation in many neighborhoods, city officials say they are making progress, making at least one pass down most of the city's streets by the end of the day.
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((BOB HERBERT/CITY MANAGER: I'M NOT SAYING THAT WE HAVE GOTTEN DOWN TO THE PAVEMENT. THAT WILL TAKE SOME TIME, BUT ON 85 PERCENT OF OUR 1100 MILES, WEE HAVE MADE AT A MINIMUM ONE PASS THROUGH THAT NEIGHBORHOOD.))
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Among the cancellations... Tonight's production of 42nd street at the Roanoke Civic Center has been postponed until May.
The Will Rogers Follies scheduled for tonight in Danville, will be postponed until February.
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Residents of Rockbridge County were among those hardest hit by this winter storm.
And Ron Jones has been measuring their efforts this afternoon.

5-Rural-Snow


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(roll cue: "...still digging their way out.")
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TAKE BOARD FULL
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5-Mail


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TAPE#595-36
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You've probably noticed by now, the mounds of snow along neighborhood streets make deliveries difficult for mail carriers.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The post office has attempted mail delivery since Monday morning, but it's been impossible to reach many areas.
Today, about 70 percent of the postal employees got to work and carriers hoped to park along their routes and walk.
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((BILLY MARTIN/ROANOKE POSTMASTER: MOST OF OUR ROUTES ARE SET UP LIKE THAT. THE BIG PROBLEM IS TRYING TO PARK. IT WOULD HELP IF SIDEWALKS AND STEPS ARE CLEAR. WE'LL DO EVERYTHING WE POSSIBLY CAN TO GET THE MAIL DELIVERED.))
SUPER=01-Billy Martin/Roanoke Postmaster;
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Martin says only a small volume of mail is actually getting into Roanoke right now.
He says ground and air transportation bringing the mail to Roanoke has been delayed as much as 10 hours. That's from heavy snow in surrounding states as well as in Virginia.
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5-Wilson


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The snow may have slowed down postal carriers, but it didn't stop a Roanoke County murder investigation.
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Early Saturday morning, police arrested Christopher James Saul.
The 19- year- old is accused of killing
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./January 2;

Christopher Lee Wilson, whose body was found last week at General Import Services.
Police say Wilson died after suffering a blow to the head from a blunt object.
Officials aren't sure at this point if the two men knew each other.
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IN Q=We don't know

((CAPT. RAY LAVINDER/ROANOKE COUNTY POLICE: WE DON'T KNOW AT THIS POINT. WE'RE STILL TRYING TO DETERMINE IF THEY HAD HAD ANY PRIOR MEETINGS OR IF THIS WAS A FIRST MEETING. ))
SUPER=01-Capt. Ray Lavinder/Roanoke Co. Police;
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Police aren't positive about a motive, but believe it could have been a robbery- gone- wrong.
Christopher James Saul is scheduled to be arraigned tomorrow.
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5-Clinton


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Remember Paula Jones- the woman who accused President Clinton of sexually harassing her?
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SUPER=@File;


Three judges in St. Louis say the sexual harassment suit may go to trial right away.
President Clinton's attorney says he'll appeal the ruling by the federal appeals court.
His lawyer says the case should be put off until after Clinton's presidency.
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=Bosnia


Meanwhile the President is preparing for a trip to Bosnia.
He'll leave Friday-
The President's expected to visit Tuzla where most U-S troops are deployed.

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Straight Ahead -- will the snow cause problems for lawmakers traveling to Richmond for the General Assembly?
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But first-- many area malls and stores are open-- hoping to cash in and cure cabin fever.
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ANCHOR=Connie


Our topics on health check today-- the effects of the snow on the blood supply and dialysis patients.
Plus, the potential danger for carbon monoxide poisoning, and advice for motorists who venture out in the snow. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean
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Is there anything left on the shelves at your local grocery store?
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Patrick takes us shopping-- later on NEWS-7 at FIVE. cc sponsor

5-Bus-Ax


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Wisconsin Police say slippery roads may have been a factor in a school bus crash.
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The bus collided with a tractor trailer killing the bus driver and injuring more than three dozen children- one critically.
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((RICHARD NELSON/RESCUE WORKER: THE TWO KIDS WERE PINNED UP FRONT I KNOW I STOOD WITH THEM ALL THE TIME UNTIL THEY GOT EM OUT. THEY HAD TO USE THE JAWS OF LIFE TO GET THEM OUT.))
SUPER=01-Richard Nelson/Rescue Worker;
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Police say the driver failed to stop at a stop sign.
Snow on the roads may have also been a factor.
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5-XGR-Snow


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Snow won't stop tomorrow's opening of the 1996 General Assembly.
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SUPER=03-Richmond;


But it did slow the moving-in process, and cancel a calendar full of committee meetings.
Delegates and Senators showed up one by one -- but the House Clerk says it's NO problem if NOT everyone makes it.
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IN Q=Tomorrow at noon

((BRUCE JAMERSON/HOUSE CLERK: TOMORROW AT NOON, THE CURRENT MEMBERS TERMS EXPIRE. AND THE NEW MEMBERS THAT WERE ELECTED IN NOVEMBER AREN'T SWORN IN UNTIL TOMORROW'S SESSION. THE ONLY PERSON STILL IN OFFICE AT NOON TOMORROW IS THE CLERK OF THE HOUSE WHO WOULD CALL THE HOUSE TO ORDER.))
SUPER=01-Bruce Jamerson/House Clerk;
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OUT Q=to order.
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Key organizational votes could be postponed until all the members arrive.
The Governor's office has authorized the State Police to help get lawmakers to Richmond.
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Fairfax Delegate Gladys Keating is the only one so far to accept the offer.
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5-Stores


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Businesses in the area have slowly begun to reopen, after the weekend's big snow forced them into a two day hibernation.
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Len Besthoff has mingled with the shoppers and shopkeepers today to see how it's going.
Len I'm guessing things are hardly back to normal yet.
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A return to normalcy, well, not yet.
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But the malls in the Roanoke Valley did reopen.
And at the Tanglewood Mall, customers trickled in.
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IN Q=And so what

((And so what brings you out to the mall today? BILL BOND/MALL SHOPPER: BEING IN THE HOUSE WITH FOUR CHILDREN. Are you glad to get out? BOND: VERY HAPPY TO GET OUT. WE'LL BE GLAD WHEN THE SNOW'S GONE SO WE CAN GO BACK TO WORK.))
SUPER=01-Bill Bond/Mall Shopper;
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OUT Q=go back to work.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


The forced shutdown due to the snowstorm came right after a less than spectacular holiday season for retailers.
SUPER=03-Salem;


Meanwhile in Salem, manufacturers like Graham-White began getting back in the groove.
The railroad parts maker actually never closed, but it had under 10-percent of its employees report for work yesterday, and about 40-percent showed up today.
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LIVE=Len/Full


Now local businesses feel they're hardly out of the woods yet, because there is a threat of snow for later this week.
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I think they're all anxious to hear what Robin Reed is forecasting.
(QUESTION: SO LEN WHAT ARE THE MALL HOURS?)

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If you made it to the grocery store in the snow, have the shelves been restocked yet?
Let's ask Patrick Evans.
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SUPER=22-Roanoke;

stocks bump next

5-GROCERIES


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As soon as weathercasters say the word "snow", people flock to the grocery stores and stock up, but what about restocking? DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
Patrick Evans joins us from Harris Teeter at Towers Shopping Center, where that task continues.
Patrick, ALL the stores were cleaned out- Is the situation better now?
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SUPER=21-Patrick Evans;
SUPER=22-Roanoke;
SUPER=01-Tim Enochs/Harris Teeter Asst. Mgr.;
(ROLL OVER INTERVIEW)
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DOUBLE BOX PATRICK/ROBIN
Stats
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Stick around-- the NASCAR Media Tour is revving up-- a full report in tonight's Ticker.
ANCHOR=Connie
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And on Health Check--
How the snow storm is effecting the region's blood supply.
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At the Red Cross, word is there's only a one-day supply of blood on hand.
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((A NORMAL COLLECTION DAY WOULD BE 270-280 PINTS OF BLOOD AND TODAY WE'LL BE LUCKY IF WE GET 20 OR 30.))
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HEALTH BUMP NEXT

5-Health


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It's bad enough being snowbound and simply needing to get to the grocery store or to work.
But for thousands of people around the state, the need to be mobile is even more urgent-- for instance, dialysis patients running behind on their life-saving treatments needed to help their kidneys work better.
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SUPER=01-Trish Rappold/Crystal Spring Dialysis; :00
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :12
SUPER=01-Victor Stover/"Precious Cargo"; :37
SUPER=01-Vicky Kelley/Crystal Spring Dialysis; 1:05
SUPER=01-Sgt. Major James Rogers/National Guard; 1:15
SUPER=01-Bob Lutjen/American Red Cross Blood Services; 1:49
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((
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((TRISH RAPPOLD/CRYSTAL SPRING DIALYSIS: WHAT IT DOES IS IT TAKES THE BLOOD FROM THEIR BODY AND WE CLEANSE IT AND REMOVE TOXINS AND EXCESS FLUIDS FROM THEIR BODY. AND IF THEY DIDN'T HAVE DIALYSIS THEY WOULD DIE. ))
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Many patients need this out-patient treatment three times a week-- so when the snow came barreling in, many were desperate for rides.
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((OK I'LL BE THERE IN ABOUT TEN MINUTES, OK BYE. ))
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Victor Stover runs "Precious Cargo"-- transporting children and seniors in need of rides-- he's been able to help many of these stranded patients.
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((VICTOR STOVER/"PRECIOUS CARGO": TODAY IT'S MOSTLY BEEN KIDNEY DIALYSIS NEEDS AND EMERGENCY NEEDS. WE CAN'T OPERATE OUR NORMAL VEHICLE SO WE'RE KIND OF LIMITED WITH FOUR WHEEL DRIVE.))
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Other patients are relying on the kindness of neighbors, rescue squads, and even strangers for rides to the treatment-- which takes about four hours.
It's been a spectacular display of teamwork, for the personnel at the area's dialysis centers.
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Even the National Guard kicked in rides for those hard-to-reach patients-- treated to a spin in the Hum-Vee ambulance.
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((VICKY KELLEY/CRYSTAL SPRING DIALYSIS: THEY WERE VERY SURPRISED YESTERDAY, PARTICULARLY WHEN SOME HAD TO GET IN THOSE VEHICLES THAT THE NATIONAL GUARD BROUGHT. BUT I THINK THEY WERE JUST RELIEVED TO SEE THAT SOMEBODY WAS GOING TO HELP OUT. ))
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((SARGENT MAJOR JAMES ROGERS/NATIONAL GUARD: MOST OF THE PLACES THE AMBULANCE CAN GET TO. WE HAVEN'T HAD ANY PROBLEMS YET. IT'S LIKE ANY OTHER VEHICLE, YOU HAVE TO TAKE IT EASY. ))
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OUT Q=take it easy.


One way everyone can help is to shovel walks and sidewalks, so it's easier for volunteers to get patients out of the house-- be careful shoveling snow though, which may be hard on the heart.
The emergency plan is also kicking in at the Red Cross-- where the blood supply is at a critical low all along the east coast.
The only good news for the blood bank is that many elective procedures have been cancelled-- though the need for blood is still urgent, in many cases.
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IN Q=Our blood

((BOB LUTJEN/AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD SERVICES: OUR BLOOD SUPPLY IS DOWN TO LESS THAN A DAY'S SUPPLY RIGHT NOW. WE ARE ON AN EMERGENCY APPEAL AND HAVE THE CENTER OPEN HERE IN ROANOKE TODAY FROM 9-6, TOMORROW FROM 9-6 AND WE'VE GOT EXTENDED HOURS THROUGH THE REST OF THE WEEK AND WE'RE TRYING TO PICK UP DONORS WHO ARE WILLING TO COME IN AND DONATE TODAY BUT MAYBE NOT ABLE TO GET OUT TO HELP MEET THE HOSPITAL NEEDS.))
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Connie VO-NAT


For this region, the normal daily collection is about 280 pints-- but today the agency expects to collect only about 20 pints from volunteers.
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SS=HOLD


Also, the Red Cross Emergency Services division is open 24 hours a day in the region-- providing food, cots and blankets to rescue workers.

5-Carbon-Monoxide


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Another weather caution for people-- carbon monoxide poisoning.
The problem arises when people sit in their cars with the engines running-- unaware that the tailpipe is stuck in the snow.
In this case, drivers shouldn't sit in the car to keep warm-- fumes can make you sick in less than five minutes. 2-SHOT-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


The NASCAR Media Tour is revving up in North Carolina--
ANCHOR=Connie


Steve Mason has a that and more sports news in tonight's Ticker.

S5-Media


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Good afternoon everyone, welcome to your Tuesday ticker. we start on the fast track.
Despite the snowfall, the 14th annual NASCAR Media Tour continued today in North Carolina.
Tonight, Mike Stevens begins his weeklong reports with some big news concerning Dale Earnhardt.
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S5-Stuff


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In baseball, St. Louis and Oakland completed a 5 player trade today.
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The A's sent right hander Todd Stottlemyre to the Cardinals for reserved outfielder Allen Battle and three minor league pitchers.
Stottlemyre was 14 and 7 with a 4.55 ERA last season. His 205 strikeouts ranked third in the Majors.
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In college football, Nebraska running back Lawrence Phillips has made himself eligible for the NFL draft.
He will be joined by Michigan's Tim Biakabutuka as well.
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ANCHOR=Steve


Coming up at 6, more from the NASCAR Media Tour, but stay put, there is more news 7 at 5 right after this break.

5-Madonna


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Jurors in Los Angeles agree a homeless man DID terrorize Madonna.
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They found Robert Hoskins guilty of stalking, assault and making terrorist threats.
Madonna testified she was haunted by nightmares about Hoskins.
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((PENNY PARKER/JUROR: HE'S A SICK MAN. I WOULD BE AFRAID IF HE WERE WANDERING AROUND MY HOUSE BREAKING INTO IT.))
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OUT Q=BREAKING INTO IT."
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SUPER=03-Hollywood Hills, CA;


Hoskins was caught scaling the wall to Madonna's estate- At one point, he was shot by Madonna's bodyguard.
Madonna says she's relieved the defendant has been convicted and that justice has been served.
She says she hopes the outcome of this case helps other stalking victims know that the system can and does work.
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ANCHOR=Jean


While the snow may already have lost some of its appeal with many people, ski resort owners are all smiles these days.
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Keith Humphry is in our newsroom to tell us how one local resort is benefitting from the weekend storm... Keith?
ANCHOR=Keith


Jean, thanks to a cold December,
SUPER=@Keith1;

the Wintergreen resort in Nelson County is already enjoying a record start to its ski season.
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SUPER=03-Nelson Co.


You can imagine what a bonanza three feet of loose, granular snow has been to them.
The snow was so high, it was blocking the chairlifts.. it took crews until yesterday to get the slopes ready.. skiers say conditions have never been better.
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ANCHOR=Keith


And believe it or not, it is still making its own snow...
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We'll tell you why when we hit the slopes in a half hour...Jean?
ANCHOR=Jean

FIVE, goodnight. All those school closings in just a few moments-- that's it for NEWS-7 at