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Up next on News 7 at six, a bridge across time joins one of Roanoke's oldest neighborhoods with downtown...
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And a Governors conference looks at the problem of affordable housing.

Sports-Head


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In sports, The Packers beat the Cowboys Tech drops in the college football Polls.
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And Steve Mason will take a look at the future of state basketball champions Glenvar and William Byrd.
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WX-Head
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High winds start cranking overnight, and the mercury falls through the basement.
The Chilly numbers are coming up.

Second-Street


ANCHOR=Eric
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Roanoke City mended some fences today.
The controversial Second Street Bridge project is complete and open to traffic.
Gainsboro community groups joined the city in the celebration called: "Reflection, Reunion and Reconciliation."
Denise Allen has more.
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((REV. RON MARSH: BUT TO ME THAT'S PRESERVATION OF THAT SPOT WHEN I CAN REMEMBER THE OLD YMCA SITTING THERE AND THE OLD BRICK WALKWAY, STANDING THERE AS A KID BEFORE DAY BREAK WAITING TO GO TO YMCA CAMP.))
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Ron Marsh has seen Gainsboro change a great deal over the years, but ultimately he feels the new bridge will help bring the community back to life.
But that hasn't been the sentiment of some people in the area.
Residents spoke out against the project during the planning stages, saying the new road was government's way of taking another slice of their historic community and that the project would cut the neighborhood in two.
So developers took extra care in the finishing touches of the project.
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((BILL CLARK/PUBLIC WORKS DIR.: WE TRIED TO MAKE SURE IT WAS A UNIQUE PROJECT, THE EXTRA LANDSCAPING AND THE BRICK WALKWAYS AND THE DISTINCTIVE LIGHT POLLS ON THE BRIDGE.))
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Gainsboro is Roanoke's oldest neighborhood.
In its hey day the thriving black community had it's own institutions, businesses and leaders.
But urban renewal projects and the growth of suburbs contributed to the demise of the neighborhood.
Marsh says he sees good things ahead.
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((WE CAN THINK ABOUT ALL THE SEPARATION BUT WHEN I THINK OF BRIDGE I THINK JOINING TOGETHER AND THAT'S WHAT WE HAVE TO DO IN OUR COMMUNITY. WE HAVE TO LOOK AT THIS BRIDGE HAS JOINING TOGETHER.))
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Officials say the new boulevard creates easier access to downtown.
Those involved with the celebration hope it helps bridge a gap between the old and the new.
Denise Allen News 7.))

Passages-Promo


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Redevelopment in Gainsboro is part of a larger story, the effort to revitalize other neighborhoods in northwest Roanoke.
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Vacant lots and substandard housing have become the norm in parts of northwest as longtime residents have died or moved away.
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((WILLIAM TABORN/NORTHWEST ROANOKE RESIDENT: EVERYBODY KNEW EVERYBODY. PRACTICALLY EVERYBODY HAS DIED. I WAS TELLING SOMEBODY LAST NIGHT, THERE'S NOT BUT THREE PEOPLE LIVING ON HARRISON AVENUE THAT WAS STILL LIVING WHEN I WAS A CHILD.))
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TAKE FULL SCREEN LIVE/PROMO BOARD
This week, we'll hear more from William Taborn (TAY-born) and other residents... as they discuss the problems and potential of their neighborhood.
Our series, Northwest Passages, starts Monday on News 7 at Six.
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Gov-Conference


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Virginia is near the top of the list when it comes to sub-standard housing.
The Virginia Housing Development Authority says affordable and safe housing can be tough to find.
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During the next three days more than 700 vendors will discuss the issue at the Governor's Housing conference at the Hotel Roanoke.
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((KATHLEEN O'ROURK/VA HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY: IN FACT THERE IS STILL A GREAT DEAL OF SUBSTANDARD HOUSING AND ONE REASON WHY THIS IS THE LARGEST IN THE NATION IS WE'VE BEEN VERY SUCCESSFUL IN PUTTING TOGETHER FOLKS FROM PRIVATE AND PUBLIC SECTORS SO THEY CAN OFFER AFFORABLE HOUSING TO PEOPLE WHO OTHER WISE THINK THEY MIGHT NOT BE ABLE TO AFFORD IT.))
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The Governor's Conference runs through Tuesday.
It's is part of an urban revitalization initiative and the goal is to improve housing and economic opportunities throughout the state.

Rockbridge-Central


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Rockbridge County rescue workers joined forces to better serve their region.
They've started the Regional Central Dispatch Center, pulling together 11 Volunteer Fire Departments and five rescue squads.
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((JON ELLESTAD/LEXINGTON CITY MGR.: JUST THIS PAST WEEK, THIS WEEK--TOOK THE BIG STEP OF HIRING OUR FIRST EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR WHO'S JOB IT WILL BE TO ACTUALLY PUT THIS CONSOLIDATED CENTER TOGETHER AND PURCHASE THE EQUIPMENT, OUTFIT THE DISPATCHERS AND HIRE THE DISPATCHERS AND ALL THAT SORT OF STUFF. WE'RE REALLY QUITE EXCITED ABOUT IT. THAT'S A BIG STEP FOR INTERGOVERNMENTAL COOPERATION.))
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Ellestad says the consolidation has been in the planning stages since 1992.
The new center will improve the level of service by allowing localities to share in expenses and responsibilities.

Lottery-First


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It's a first for Virginia--a winning lottery ticket nets the top prize in the Big Game.
That's a lottery involving six states including the Commonwealth.
According to Lottery spokesman Ed Scarborough the ticket was sold at a Zip Mart in Richmond and is worth 15 million dollars.
After taxes, of course, the winner will get 510-thousand dollars every year for 20 years.




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Besides passing a driving test, teenagers who want to get behind the wheel may be faced with more restrictions.
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That comes as the state tries to cut down on the high number of fatal accidents involving teen motorists.
That story is coming up in a few minutes, after we check in with Andrew Freiden in the weather center for the latest update.
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Suffolk-Shooting


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According to police in Suffolk Virginia, a woman was shot in the head while sleeping; then woke up and called police--claiming she felt a tingling sensation in her arms.
And, it wasn't until she arrived at a hospital that she realized what had happened.
Her daughter is now in custody charged with aggravated assualt and use of a gun in a felony.
The mother--Elaine G. Morings underwent surgery and is in good condition.
Police believe the daughter was angry that her mother disapproved of the girl's relationship with a 22-year old man.





Teen-Drivers


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Teenage drivers may soon be ticketed for driving after dark.
That's one of the ideas the state is considering to cut down on the number of accidents involving young drivers.
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People from 15 to 20 years old make up nearly 7 percent of licensed drivers, but account for 14 percent of the motorists involved in fatal car wrecks.
Studies show that most of those accidents happen at night.
Limiting night driving is one of the provisions state officials are considering as part of a "graduated licensing" law.
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Parenting


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Children can pick some of the worst places to throw a fit--a crowded grocery store or midway through a church service.
Some parents resort to bribing their child to stop the crying, screaming or yelling.
But, as Stacey Martin reports on this week's edition of Parenting, that may actually encourage the misbehaving.
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((JULIA JESSEE/MOTHER: BRIBERY ..IS SUCH A TERRIBLE WORD BUT IT ENTERS INTO THE PICTURE. AND, IT'S NOT LIKE YOU'RE TRYING TO COERCE THEM INTO DOING SOMETHING THAT'S BAD.))
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Instead of bribery, family counselors suggest using a reward and punishment system and laying out ground rules when both parent and child are calm.
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((DR. GUDRUN FREEMAN/CHILD FAMILY COUNSELOR:WHEN THE CHILD IS REASONABLY CALM AND YOU'RE REASONABLY CALM IF YOU LAY OUT WHAT THE CONSEQUENCES ARE FOR GOOD BEHAVIOUR, WHEN YOU HAVE SPENT THE AFTERNOON PLAYING QUIETLY FOR INSTANCE YOU WILL GET 15 MINUTES EXTRA TIME WITH ME AND I'LL READ YOU A BED TIME STORY. IF YOU DON'T I WILL TAKE YOU HOME.))
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Dr. Freeman also says when correcting unwanted behavior, parents should give demands once and mean it--following through with consequences if the child's behavior doesn't change.
And, she says it's important to "catch the child at his or her best" by praising good behavior.
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((DR. FREEMAN/FAMILY COUNSELOR: TYPICALLY YOU DO NOT PUNISH OR BRIBE A CHILD WHEN IT'S IN THE MIDDLE OF BAD BEHAVIOR BECAUSE WHAT YOU'RE DOING IS REWARDING BAD BEHAVIOR. SO, IF YOU'RE IN THE MIDDLE OF A MALL AND A CHILD IS THROWING A FIT WHAT YOU'RE TEACHING A CHILD IN ESSENCE IS THAT WHENEVER SHE WANTS A TOY SHE NEEDS TO THROW A FIT.))
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Stacey Martin, News 7.))
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Giving a pet as a Christmas gift can be a nice gesture, but it also means a lot of reponsibility for the recipient.
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Faced with a high rate of return on holiday pet adoptions, the S-P-C-A is offering an alternative solution for would-be pet givers.
We'll explain when the news continues.
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Business Review


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First Union is on its way to becoming the East coast's biggest bank.
And Norfolk Southern trains are getting 21st-century toilets.
Scott Goldberg has those stories and more in this week's News-7 Business Review.
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It's the biggest banking deal in United States history.
First Union is buying Philadelphia-based CoreStates Financial for 16-billion dollars in stock.
The buyout makes First Union the East coast's biggest bank. 97-79
Pulaski Community and Alleghany Regional are on the list of hospitals likely to separate from Columbia H-C-A.
The health-care giant plans to spin off 100 hospitals to create smaller, more independent companies. 97-80
In Danville, the Goodyear plant is losing 100-jobs.
It's the first round of cuts since union workers voted against a seven-day work week. 97-80
Thirty-nine jobs are leaving Roanoke County's Ingersoll-Rand plant.
All the cuts affect upper-level management. 97-67
In Hillsville, Sara Lee's sewing plant is getting a new owner and a new name.
Almost all of the plant's 510-workers will stay there after the plant becomes the Hillsville Apparel Corporation. 97-
Norfolk Southern workers were relieved to hear the railroad is chucking its dry-hopper waste disposal system.
The railroad says chemical or flush toilets will take the place of plastic bags onboard its locomotives. DJIA pre pro
Wall Street has now officially recovered from last month's tumble.
The Dow added 309 points this week.
The Nasdaq picked up 37.
And that's this week's News-7 Business Review.
I'm Scott Goldberg.))


Xmas-Pets


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If you're thinking of adopting a dog or cat from the S-P-C-A as a Christmas present, the organization wants you to think again.
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A center manager says the number of adoptions usually drops off in November then picks back up in the weeks just before Christmas.
The S-P-C-A says too often those who give the pets as presents assume the recipient will take on the responsibility of caring for it.
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((TERRI WIERINGA/ROCKBRIDGE CO. SPCA: WE DON'T REALLY ENCOURAGE IT. WE HAVE SOME THAT HAVE BEEN ADOPTED OUT A WEEK OR SO BEFORE CHRISTMAS AND THEY COME BACK AND USUALLY, I'M NOT SAYING ALL OF THEM BUT WE USUALLY TRY TO ENCOURAGE PEOPLE TO GET GIFT CERTIFICATES.))
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The gift certificates give the reciepient time to think it over.
They can pick up the pet on reserve for them, pick up a different pet, or decide it's not really a good idea.
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Sports Tease


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And coming up, George Foreman says he's retiring for good this time scores and highlights from the N-F-L.
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Including the Green Bay Packers big win over the Dallas Cowboys at Lambeau field in Green Bay.
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S-Packers


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Dorsey Levens rushed for a franchise record 190 yards and Brett Favre passed for 4 touchdowns as the Packers beat the Cowboys 45 to 17.
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Favre warming up on the sideline before the game.
And with 5 minutes left in the first quarter he hits Dorsey Levens over the middle for the 7 yard touchdown pass play to make it 7 to nothing.
But the Cowboys come right back. Deion Sanders makes the move and intercepts the Favre pass and returns it 50 yards for the Touchdown and the score was tied at 10 to 10 at the half.
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Bay/45/Dallas/17/;Chmura on 2 touchdown passes in the second half this 4 yarder made it 17to 10 and the Packers win it 45 to 17.
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S-Dolphins


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New England returned two interceptions for touchdowns in the last two minutes before the half and held on to beat the Miami Dolphins 27 to 24.
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Jimmy Johnson walking to the Dolphins bench before the game.
The Patriots took the early lead when Dave Megett puts the ball in the air on the half back pass hitting Troy Brown who scores from 35 yards out making it 10 to 3 New England.
Larry Whigham returned an interception for a 60 yard touchdown
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Hitchcock steps in front of this Dan Marino pass and returns it 100 yards for the score and the Patriots win it 27 to 24.
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S-NFL


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The Washington Redskins and New York Giants meet tonight at Jack Kent Cooke Stadium.
And the winner of this game between N-F-C rivals will take over first place in the division.
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At the Vet, The Steelers get ready for cross town rivals the Philadelphia Eagles.
Third string quarterback Bobby Hoying completed 15 of 31 passes for 246 yards as the Eagles knock off the Steelers.
For all of the scores lets check the boards.
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S-Tech


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If the Polls have anything to do with Virginia Tech getting the Big East's Alliance Bowl spot in the Fiesta Bowl the Hokies are in big trouble.
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Yesterday in Pittsburgh, Pete Gonzalez passed for four touchdowns to lead the Panthers to a 30 to 23 win over the Hokies.
The loss knocked the Hokies out of the A-P top 25 and dropped them to 21-st in the U-S-A ESPN poll 5 spots behind Syracuse. Syracuse is also 16-th in the A-P Poll.
Tech is 7 and 3 overall and 5 and 2 in the Big East.
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Tech will go to Virginia next week needing a win and a Miami victory over Syracuse to force a tie between the Hokies and Orangemen.
If there's a tie the highest ranked team gets the alliance spot.

S-Champs


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The group A and 2A girls basketball seasons finished up yesterday. Glenvar and William Byrd captured state championships.
But what about next year? Steve Mason has more.
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S-Boxing


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Heavyweight boxer George Foreman says its time to hang up his gloves. Last night in Atlantic City Shannon Biggs won a majority decision over the 48 year old Foreman in a non title fight.
After the fight Foreman said quote I've had a wonderful boxing career but I'm a salesman at heart. Foreman was a two time heavyweight champ. Wx-Tape
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