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Up next on News 7 at 11...
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One of Roanoke's first black police officers was buried today.
A tornado rips through central Florida, destroying mobile homes.
And a fabled sea-monster washes up on the beach....
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Plus a chilly, snowy forecast... News 7 at 11 is next.

Ody-Funeral


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One of Roanoke's first black police officers was laid to rest today.
As David Johnson reports, Carl Theodore Ody (OH-DEE) helped lay the foundation for those who came after him.
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((Carl Ody spent 45-years enforcing the law and protecting the rights of others.
On Monday, he lost a year-long bout with colon cancer.
He was memorialized, with friends, family and those he inspired in their childhood, among those attending his funeral.
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((DEPUTY W.L. DELANEY/FIRST BLACK IN ROANOKE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPT.; I'VE LIVED IN NEIGHBORHOODS WITH HIM AND MR. ODY WAS ONE AT THE TIME, WHEN HE WENT TO WORK FOR THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE OR WHEN HE WOULD LEAVE HIS BACK DRIVEWAY TO GO TO WORK, I WOULD BE AT THE END OF THE DRIVEWAY A LOT OF TIMES TO HOLLER AT HIM AS HE WAS GOING THERE.))
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Two years removed from serving in the Marine Corps, Ody was one of the first five African-American officers hired in 1948.
He helped integrate the department during a time when it wasn't the most popular thing to do.
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((MAJOR J.L.VIAR/WORKED WITH ODY SINCE '52; WORKING BY HIMSELF AT TIMES IN THE CITY UNDER TENSE, STRESSFUL SITUATIONS WHICH WERE EXTREMELY DIFFICULT. AT TIMES HE AND I GOT TOGETHER WITH OTHER ALONG WITH OTHER AFRO-AMERICAN OFFICERS AND MYSELF TO ANSWER CALLS WHEN IT WASN'T THE RULE OF THUMB, SO TO SPEAK, BUT FOR SAFETY AND OUR OWN BENEFIT, WE DID IT ANYWAY. ))
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Ody left a legacy which will long be remembered.
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((I REMEMBER HIM AS A QUIET, DIGNIFIED POLICE OFFICER THAT HAD A SPECIAL FEELING FOR EVERYBODY. HE WAS A VERY CONCERNED MAN ABOUT HIS FELLOW MAN. ))
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((I CAN REMEMBER HE WAS A REAL NICE PERSON. AND HE WAS A QUIET, RESERVED PERSON. NEVER HAD A LOT TO SAY, BUT HE WAS REALLY, REALLY NICE. ))
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Ody is the fourth of Roanoke's original five black officers to die. The fifth, Woodrow Gaither, is living in Connecticut.
David Johnson, News 7.))

Hoover-Vote


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Nearly two weeks after walking off the job, Hoover Color union employees have reached a contract agreement with the corporation.
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The workers will return to work Monday morning, after meeting the company half way on issues including retirement, wages and insurance.
Union officials say the biggest thorn in the employees side was the company's absenteeism policy.
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((EUGENE GRAVELY/3-2 UNION CHIEF STEWARD; THEY HAVE AGREED TO LET US BANK TWO DAYS A YEAR, WHICH WE COULD USE THEM UNDER EMERGENCIES OR ANYTHING LIKE THAT. WE DO HAVE TO WORK THREE MONTHS CONSECUTIVE WITHOUT MISSING ANY TIME IN ORDER TO RECEIVE ONE DAY. ))
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The two sides negotiated for more than nine hours yesterday before reaching an agreement. All 28 employees will return to work the first of the week.
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Jon-Benet


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A year ago, police were searching the house of six-year-old murder victim JonBenet Ramsey...
Today there are still NO named suspects in the case...
Reporter Phil Lebeau tells us where the investigation stands now.
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Florida-Tornado


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It was a rough wake-up call for some central Florida residents this morning...
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More than 40 mobile homes were smashed when a tornado ripped through Polk and Osceola Counties.
One resident said he knew something was happening when oranges started smashing through his bedroom window.
Several families are homeless and staying in an emergency shelter.
No one was seriously hurt.
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US-Executions


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In 1997, the United States came close to breaking a 42-year old record for the execution of murderers.
Last year 74 of about 32-hundred inmates sentenced to death were executed.
That's the highest number of executions since 1955 when 76 death row inmates were put to death.
Texas ranked first among states this year, as far as executions, with 37.




WebWatch


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It was a big year for Internet sales... but not big enough to make a significant dent in traditional holiday shopping methods.
That story and more in this week's WebWatch.
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Some analysts expect on-line shopping to exceed a billion dollars this year... more than double 1996...
Some retail pages saw sales rise up to 500 percent...
But overall, the number was still a small fraction of over-all holiday sales.

What were the big stories of 1997? Find out what Associated Press readers think. Results of AP's on line readers poll are posted on The Wire magazine site, along with AP's choices for top stories...

As the year draws to a close, find out what kind of New Year's resolutions your favorite authors are making...
Dave Barry's going to gain 25 pounds... Deepak Chopra's going to quit making resolutions...
The Random House website has the rest, along with a list of books to help you keep your resolutions.

If you love trains, the Norfolk Southern Calendar Art page is a must... The site features near full screen images of the photographs used on it's calendars... all shot by NS employees.

Finally, let's end 1997 on a bender... a spoon bender... Remember psychic Uri Geller?
He's focusing his power on the web now... check out the results of his Internet spoon bending experiment... and his new on-line game that tests your psychic powers.
If you ARE psychic you already know that the links to these sites are on the WebWatch page, on the WDBJ Website, at WWW-DOT-WDBJ7-DOT-COM.))

Epilepsy-Breakthrough


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For some people who suffer from epilepsy, surgery is the only way to control seizures.
Now, researchers at Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina are working on a procedure to make operations safer.
It involves using an M-R-I to help doctors avoid normal brain tissue.
Helen Chickering explains.
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This spring if you have the winning bid you can own a piece of Camelot.
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Rocking chairs, and pens belonging to President John F. Kennedy are just a few of the items that will be up for sell.
We'll tell you more about the auction when the news continues.
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Windsor-Castle


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Five years after a devastating fire, Britain's Windsor Castle is back to its former glory.
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100 of the castle's rooms were destroyed by the fire, which began in the former Chapel Royal, when work lights set a curtain on fire.
One of the more impressive rooms-- St. George's banquet hall, with a beamed oak ceiling made from 140 trees.
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((TOURISTS; WE'VE BEEN COMING TO WINDSOR CASTLE FOR A LOT OF YEARS AND THIS IS A VERY VERY EXCITING ROOM TO LOOK AT NOW, THE RESTORATION IS SUPERB. IT'S JUST AWESOME, THAT WOULD BE A NORMAL AMERICAN WORD, AWESOME. I'M AMAZED THAT THERE'S STILL CRAFTSMEN AROUND THAT CAN DO WORK LIKE THIS. ))
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Windsor Castle is said to be the Queen's favorite residence.
The renovation was completed in time for her golden wedding anniversary.
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JFK-Auction


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Some of John F. Kennedy's personal effects are scheduled to be auctioned-off in March.
One famous businessman already has his eyes on one of the biggest items up for sale.
Kendra Farn has more.
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S-Fleming


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The Highlanders of Glenvar had their hands full tonight as they went up against the Colonels of William Fleming in the NationsBank Holiday tournament.
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The Colonels cruising through the layup drills before the start of the game.
Fleming came out hot David Pannell gets it on the baseline and he hits the 13-footer giving the Colonels the early lead.
Glenvar moves the ball around the court getting it to Don Wimmer who takes it in on the easy layup.
The Colonels come right back Rasul Majied puts up the three pointer from the top of the Key as Fleming began to open it up.
Glenvar tries to stay close as Seth SUPER=33-William

Fleming/46/Glenvar/39/;Noonkester uses his big body to take in for the lay in but the Colonels go on to win it 46 to 39.
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S-Salem


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The Salem Spartans took in Cave Spring in the NationsBank Holiday tournament at the Salem Civic Center.
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The ball boys sporting the NationsBank T-shirts for this years event.
Cave Springs Ricky Dierker gets the pass on the right wing and nails the jumper for the Knights.
Salem answers that bucket when Dennis Haley pulls up and hits the jumper from low on the base line.
The Knights then get out on the break as Justin Shirley throws the no look pass to Mark Snodgrass for the easy bucket.
Salem's Trey Shifflet almost loses SUPER=33-Cave Spring/59/Salem/56/;the

ball but he spins and makes the layup however, The Knights win the game 59 to 56.
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S-High


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Floyd County and Parry McCluer hooked up in The second day of the NationsBank Holiday tournament.
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Floyd County in the huddle as they prepare to go back to action against the Fighting Blues of Parry McCluer.
The blues would open up the score as Damion Beverly takes the pass in the corner and nails the three pointer.
But the Buffaloes come right back getting the ball to T.J. Holfield who drives to the hoop for the easy layup.
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McCluer/62/;finish Parry McCluer's Chad Coffey catches the pass and goes to the hole for the score but Floyd goes on to win it 69 to 62.
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S-Hoops


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Top Ranked North Carolina came from behind in the second half this afternoon and held on to beat Georgia 82 to 80 in overtime.
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The Bulldogs playing on their own floor came from two points down at the half Jumaine Jones scores to make it 44 to 42 Georgia.
Then with less than 10 minutes left in the game Ray Harrison hits this three pointer and the Bulldog lead was 10, 59 to 49.
But Carolina slowly cut into the lead Antawan Jamison's basket made it 62 to 53 Georgia.
Then Vince Carter pulls down this offensive rebound and hits the basket and the Tar Heels tied the game at 73 to 73 sending it to overtime.
Carolina outscored Georgia in the SUPER=33-North

Carolina/82/Georgia/80/;overtime period the big play was this lob to Carter who sends it home and the Tar Heels win it 82 to 80 in overtime.
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S-Cards


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In Lexington, Kentucky Denny Crum's Cardinals win the battle of the Blue Grass State.
Kentucky jumped out to the early lead in the first half Wayne Tumer drives to the hoop and scores the layup drawing the foul the Wildcats led by 6.
But Louisville rallied in the second SUPER=33-Louisville/79/Kentucky/76/;

half leading by as many as six and the Cardinals get the 79 to 76 win over fourth ranked Kentucky.
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S-Scores


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In pro sports today, Toronto and Portland won in the N-B-A and Boston beat Tampa Bay in the N-H-L
For all the scores lets check the boards.
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Sports Tease


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And coming up, Two players share the A-P N-F-L player of the year award. The Vikings knock off the Giants.
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And the Denver Broncos routed Jacksonville today at Mile High Stadium to move on in the N-F-L playoffs.
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S-Giants


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Minnesota scored 10 points in the final 90 seconds and Eddie Murray's 24

yard field goal gave the Vikings a 23 to 22 win over the New York Jets.
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Jim Fassel checking his play chart on the sideline.
He had to like this Danny Kanell throws a bullet over the middle hitting Aaron Pierce on the 2 yard touchdown pass giving the Giants a 13 to nothing lead in the second quarter.
But the Vikings started the comeback in the third. After a Giant fumble Leroy Hoard scores on the 4 yard touchdown run to make it 19 to 10 New York.
Minnesota cut it to a two point lead in the fourth quarter when Randal

Cunningham goes to the air and hits Jake Reed on the 30 yard touchdown pass to make it 22 to 20 Giants.
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Giants/22/;kick setting up this Eddie Murray 24 yard field goal with 10 seconds left on the clock and the Vikings beat the Giants 23 to 22.
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S-Broncos


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The Denver Broncos avenged last years A-F-C loss by beating Jacksonville this afternoon 42 to 17.
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A view of beautiful downtown Denver before Kickoff.
Denver came out running Terrell Davis scores from the two and the Broncos led 7 to nothing early in the first quarter.
The Broncos took a 21 to nothing lead before Jacksonville had a first down on this play John Elway hooks up with Rob smith on the 43 yard T-d pass.
Jacksonville broke the ice in the second quarter when Natrone Means bulled over from the 2 to make it 21 to 7.
But the Bronco running game rushed SUPER=30-Denver/42/Jacksonville/17/;

for 310 yards and Elway Passed for 223 yards as Denver advances with the 42 to 17 win.
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S-NFL


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For the first time since 1960 two players share the Associated Press N-F-L Player of the year.
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For the past two years the award has gone to Green Bay's Brett Favre. This season Favre passed for 35 touchdowns and was second in passing yards and he shares the award with Detroit's Barry Sanders.
Sanders gained 2-thousand 867 yards the second highest season total in N-F-L history and he led the Lions to the playoffs this season. The two received 18 votes each in the balloting for the award.
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S-Express


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After a loss at the Roundhouse last night, The Roanoke Express traveled to Huntington to get revenge against the Blizzards.
Chris Cantu had a hat trick tonight as the Express beats the Blizzards 7 to 2. Roanoke returns to the Roundhouse tomorrow night for a game against Hampton.

Video


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After seeing this video of the day you may think twice about ordering calamari the next time you're at a restaurant.
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While on their way to the beach two fisherman came across a squid that measured 16 and a half feet.
The 300 pound sea creature normally makes its home in the Atlantic Ocean but sometimes -- as in this case--drifts out towards the Mediterranean Sea.
But, this giant creature will be safe from the frying pan. It'll be kept and preserved so tourists can view it.
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