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A Roanoke restaurant shut down for fire hazards reopens to slower buisiness today.
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And a Halifax County jury reccomends life in prison for Mark William Cole.


Sports-Head


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In sports, A big upset in the A-C-C Liberty loses in the championship game of the Big South.
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And tomorrow is Bill Fosters final game at the Cassell.
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Record High temperatures in North Carolina today-- and that warm air is headed our way.
Also-- powerful storms to our west and north.
The complete Forecast ahead.

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Chuck-E


ANCHOR=Eric
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WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 97-13
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Fire hazards cost Chuck-E Cheese's most of its weekend business.
The Roanoke County Fire Marshal closed down the restaurant last night because he didn't feel it was safe for customers to eat there.
However, the business did re-open this afternoon.
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The fire marshal closed the Chuck-E Cheese's on Electric Road around 8-30 last night.
Construction crews started early this morning to put up dry-wall around the restaurant's renovation project.
Fire officials say part of the ceiling was out, lighting and heat ducts were hanging down by wiring and light bulbs were touching plastic.
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The restaurant manager says they re-opened today after correcting several of the problems.
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Heddings says the restaurant is back on its regular schedule.
She says the renovation project should be complete in four weeks.
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Shenandoah-Manor


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 97-14 edit96-93
GRAPHIC=Shenandoah Manor


Managers at a Clifton Forge nursing home are playing the waiting game.
They'll have to wait until next week to find out if the home passed its latest health department inspection.
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Health department officials finished up their inspection of Shenandoah Manor yesterday.
They spent three days at the home to see if it's in compliance with state standards.
If it passes, the home could get re-certified for Medicaid funding.
In December, the home lost its funding because it failed inspection, forcing some residents to move.
Deborah Petrine is with the home's management company- She met with health officials yesterday.
Petrine says the home is border line for re-certification.
She won't know for sure until the health department releases its report within the next 10 days.
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Bull-Ride


ANCHOR=Eric
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A Bedford County man is dead after being trampled by a bull.
28- year- old Ronald E. Phillipe was riding a bull at Northwind Stables stables last night when he fell off and was stepped on.
Phillipe initially refused treatment, but collapsed about 20 minutes later.
He died at Lynchburg General Hospital.
It's the second fatal incident in about a year at the stables.
In February of last year, an Augusta County man died after he was thrown from a bull and pinned against a fence.

Cole


ANCHOR=Eric
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A jury took six hours to convict a Halifax County man of first degree murder for killing his estranged wife.
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The jury last night recommended life in prison for 37-year old Mark William Cole.
Cole's attorneys say he acted in the heat of the moment.
Cole was arrested last June for shooting and killing his wife Glenda, outside the home they once shared.
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Still to come on News 7 at Six--
Floyd County schools are breaking ground by breaking students in on the Internet.
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And, a prominent local historian tries to uncover the real Stonewall Jackson in a new book.
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The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for TOMORROW in Southwest Virginia.
As well as a severe thunderstorm WATCH throughout the Greenbrier Valley of West Virginia.
Keep in mind, a "watch" just means that conditions are ideal for flash floods and thunderstorms to occur. It doesn't mean anything has happened yet...
We'll take a look at the conditions that are causing the heavy rains to our west, but first, let's see today's highs and lows.... wx ad lib Roll Lake Level MUSIC UP FULL
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Book-Signing


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-108
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The author of "Stonewall Jackson: The Man, The Soldier, The Legend" hopes readers will finally know the MAN who was the Virginia war hero.
Dr. James Robertson spent the day signing copies of his latest book at the Stonewall Jackson House in Lexington.
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Robertson says he uncovered a lot of research that has never before been published.
He says this project took eight years but he's wanted to do it all his life.
Robertson says Jackson was a true American hero.
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((DR. JAMES ROBERTSON/AUTHOR: HE WAS AN ORPHAN IN THE MOUNTAINS OF WESTERN VIRGINIA. HE MADE IT ON HIS OWN THROUGH WEST POINT, BECAME A HERO IN THE MEXICAN WAR. HE COMES TO VMI FOR 10 YEARS. THE VMI STORY I LIKEN TO GOODBYE MR. CHIPS. AT FIRST THE STUDENTS MADE FUN OF HIM, THEN THEY COME TO LOVE HIM AND OF COURSE IN JACKSON'S CASE MANY OF THEM WOULD DIE FOR HIM AFTER THE WAR CAME. HE'S NOT VERY WELL KNOWN IN VIRGINIA UNTIL AFTER THE SHENANDOAH CAMPAIGN THEN HE GOES INTO THE CIVIL WAR AND IMMEDIATELY GAINS FAME. AND ARGUABLY BECOMES THE MOST FAMOUS GENERAL IN THE WORLD AND THEN HE DIES AT THE HEIGHT OF HIS CAREER AND HEIGHT OF THE CONFEDERATE SUCCESS.))
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Hollywood has already bought the movie rights to the book.
Robertson is a history professor at Virginia Tech.
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Floyd-Computers


ANCHOR=Eric
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WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 97-10
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The Floyd County School System is leading the way in technology.
It is one of the first systems in the state in which every classroom has access to the internet.
Denise Allen has more.
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This is a science classroom.
Before a book is opened, the computer is turned on, in fact most of the work in this class is done on computers--even many of the experiments.
Every classroom in Floyd County has computers.
Elementary and high school students can surf the internet or even check the library card catalog from their classroom.
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((LINDA PETRIE/FLOYD CO SCHOOLS INSTRUCTION DIRECTOR: THEY ALSO CAN GET CABLE TELEVISION INTO EVERY CLASSROOM, SATELLITE DISHES, VCR'S, LASER PLAYERS ANYTHING THAT'S OUT THERE RIGHT NOW.))
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This provides teachers with many opportunities to reach their students--no matter what the subject is, volcanoes for instance.
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((PAUL FOREMAN/AMBASSADOR ENTERPRISES: THEY CAN COMBINE VIEWING THOSE WITH INTERNET ACCESS, PULL DOWN NASA SATELLITE IMAGES OF VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS AND PERHAPS GET AN AUDIO TELECONFERENCE WITH SOMEONE DOING A VOLCANIC STUDY IN HAWAII SO THEY'RE USING ALL THREE DISCIPLINES TO PULL THE REAL WORLD INTO THE CLASSROOM.))
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This computer project started three years ago when the county decided to wire the schools for computer as it renovated the buildings.
The local telephone company also provided a 200-thousand dollar grant to help get the project in gear.
The students say the new resource helps level the playing field.
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Students say mostly they use the computers to do research and keep up with current events.
Administrators say the new teaching device is making it easier to keep students interested in class.
Denise Allen News 7.))

On-Record


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Awareness of sexual harassment in the workplace is growing, thanks in part to some recent high profile cases.
But many people, employees and employers still aren't clear on exactly what sexual harassment is.
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On the next edition of On Record, we'll ask attorney's exactly what is and what isn't considered sexual harassment.
Something as simple as a magazine or a calender could cause trouble.
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((VICTOR CARDWELL/ATTORNEY; MAGAZINES, CALENDERS, RIGHT NOW THE SPORTS ILLUSTRATED SWIMSUIT EDITION IS OUT, THAT IS A VERY INTERESTING THING, IT'S SOLD IN A MAGAZINE STAND, IT'S NOT BEHIND A BROWN COVER, HOWEVER IF IT'S IN THE WORKPLACE AND IT'S NOT APPROPRIATE TO BE THERE, THOSE KIND OF THINGS CAN LEND TO A HOSTILE WORK ENVIRONMENT SITUATION.))
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For more information about sexual harassment in the workplace, watch On Record, tomorrow morning at 11.




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Stay with us, if you haven't had your fill of winter sports yet, you may want to check out the slushy ski report.
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and we'll see how the Y-W-C-A is helping women cash in on investment opportunities.
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Woman-Investors


ANCHOR=Eric
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TAPE# 96-106
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The Y-W-C-A is helping teach women how to play to win in the investment game.
The "Y-W" offers investment seminars three times a year.
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The day long workshops help unravel the mystery surrounding making good investments.
Virginia Allison says investing isn't just for the wealthy anymore.
She says more middle income Americans are putting their money into stocks.
Allison says women make good investors because they're aware of what's selling in the marketplace.
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((VIRGINIA ALLISON/INVESTMENT BROKER: WOMEN ARE THE ONES WHO ARE SHOPPING. THEY SEE WHAT PRODUCTS ARE USED SO THEY KNOW THE GOOD STOCKS TO BUY. THEY KNOW WHAT THEY BUY AT THE GROCERY STORE AND MALLS THOSE TYPES OF PRODUCTS THAT ARE BEING USED THEY KNOW WHAT THE GOOD COMPANIES ARE.))
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Allison says the interest in investing is on the upswing because of the increase in companies offering investment packages such as 401-k's.
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Sports Tease


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And coming up, Bill Foster is set for his final game at the Cassell Liberty comes up short in the Big South Tournament.
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And in the A-C-C this afternoon Florida State upsets fifth ranked Wake Forest.
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S-South


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Liberty's chance to dance in the NCAA's for the 2nd time in the 90's was snuffed out by Charleston Southern today in the Big South championship in Lynchburg.
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The Vines Center was rockn' before tipoff, and the Bucs would go at it minus point guard Errol McPherson who blew out a knee 2 weeks ago.
The Flames spotted the visitors a 6 point lead, before Mark Reed stops and pops on the break to knot the score.
Charleston Southern hung tough. Rolando Hourruitiner bombs away for 3. He led all scorers with 24 points, but the Bucs trailed by 5 at the break.
Liberty took an 11 point lead after the break. Tourney MVP Peter Aluma scores with the turnaround for 2 of his 17, Charleston went on a 20 to 4 run.
They start the break with a block. Brett Larrick misses the chippie, but brother Adam is there for the put back. Charleston Southern outscores Liberty
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35-14 to finish the game and wins its 2nd Big South tournament in 3 years, 64 to 54 to advance to the dance.
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The Lady Flames tried to do what the men could not against Greensboro.
UNC-G's Jennifer Lewis stays with it and scores the deuce.
Liberty came right back. Sara SUPER=33-Liberty/89/UNC-Greensboro/82/;

Wilkerson scores on the drive and Liberty wins the women's title 89 to 82.
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S-ODAC


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The Lady Maroons of Roanoke College won another ODAC tournament title this afternoon beating Guilford 71 to 62.
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Roanoke head coach Susan Dunagan setting up a play during a timeout.
The Maroons come out Amy Athey, who scored 19 points, passes it to Carrie McConnell for two of her 12 points.
The Lady Quakers made a game out of it Arden Miller scoring the jumper at the free throw line.
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the hoop and goes to the left hand for the score and Roanoke beats Guilford 71 to 62.
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S-Wake


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A big upset in Tallahassee this afternoon as Florida State knocked off fifth ranked Wake Forest.
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Pat Kennedy and the Noles celebrating senior day.
Wake's Steve Goolsby fires one up from three point range but Wake Forest trailed 27 to 21 late in the first half.
The Deacons got a three pointer from Tony Rutland to cut the lead at the half to 31 to 28.
Wake tied it at 42 to 42 but this basket with five minutes left in the game gave the Noles a 48 to 45 lead.
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Forest/55/;with a three pointer upping the lead to five and the Noles win it 59 to 55.
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S-Foster


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The Virginia Tech Hokies play their final home game of the season tomorrow afternoon at Cassell Coliseum against Xavier.
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The Atlantic 10 game also marks Bill Foster's final appearance as Tech's coach in the Cassell.
Mike Stevens has a look back at his 6 year run.
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(( In his six seasons at the helm of the Hokies Bill Foster won 100 games and put the program back in the NCAA tournament. But without a doubt his proudest moment at Tech occurred in his least favorite city, New York.
In 1995 the Hokies won a school record 25 games and captured the NIT championship with a one point overtime win over Marquette. ((BILL FOSTER/VA. TECH HEAD COACH:))
Foster's wife Linda was in the crowd in New York for that NIT win, and she was in New Orleans as well, when Foster notched his 500th career victory against Wright State on December 31st of 1995.
In fact, he credits her for much of his success in his 30 years as a head coach. ((BILL FOSTER:))
Foster turns 61 on April Fools Day. If you want to want to wish him Happy Birthday, you'll likely find him on the golf course. In Blacksburg Mike Stevens News 7 Sports.))

S-Qualify


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Rain washed out Winston Cup Qualifying for the Pontiac Excitement 400 at the Richmond International Speedway.
That puts Hendrick Motorsports teammates Terry Labonte and Jeff Gordon on the front row.
Now, here's a look at the top 25.
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WIPE TO QUALIFYING
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Hamilton//10. Ernie Irvan//;
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Waltrip//15. Jimmy Spencer//;
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Shepherd//20. Rick Mast//;
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Almanac


ANCHOR=Andrew
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Last month the groundhog told us spring was on its way...
And the rest of February was mild, and a little drier than average.
Will the same hold true for March?
If you want to play the averages, here are the numbers in the March Almanac.
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