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7Schools


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Wintry weather is affecting school schedules in some areas. Here are the announcements...

7E-Boty-Shooting


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Early Sunday morning, a Botetourt County sheriff's deputy pulled Leonard Jenkins over after he suspected the man was driving drunk.
A short while later Jenkins was dead after he apparently shot at the deputy.
Another deputy returned fire, but an autopsy yesterday revealed that Jenkins took his own life.
Tina Tenret reports.
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(( The sheriff says 28-year-old Leonard Jenkins failed field sobriety tests after being pulled over on Hardbarger Road early Sunday morning.
So Deputy Earnest Spiva called for backup and a breathalyzer -- but when he approached the Ford pickup again, Jenkins shot Spiva twice in the chest.
Backup deputy Greg Hepler heard Jenkins fire a third shot, then Hepler shot Jenkins in the head from behind the truck.
The sheriff says Hepler was right to shoot Jenkins.
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((SHERIFF REED KELLY: SOMETIMES PEOPLE WOULD PREFER WE WERE SOCIAL WORKERS AS OPPOSED TO POLICE OFFICERS. THESE OFFICERS OUT HERE HAVE A JOB TO DO. WHEN A CITIZEN TAKES IT UPON HIMSELF TO SHOOT AT US OBVIOUSLY WE'VE GOT TO RESPOND TO THAT.))
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The medical examiner says Jenkins fired that third shot into his mouth and killed himself.
He lived in a trailer with his mother in the Springwood community -- and had been convicted for sexual battery, reckless driving, three counts of larceny, and two charges of driving under the influence.
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((DEPUTY SPIVA, WHO IS ONLY 23 YEARS OLD, WAS WEARING A BULLETPROOF VEST AND THE BULLETS ONLY BRUISED HIM. BOTH OFFICERS ARE ON PAID ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE UNTIL THEY UNDERGO COUNSELING. BUT THERE WAS ANOTHER MAN IN THE TRUCK WITH JENKINS -- 24-YEAR-OLD BRENT LINKENHOKER SLEPT RIGHT THROUGH THE SHOOTOUT AND WAS LATER CHARGED WITH BEING DRUNK IN PUBLIC. TINA TENRET, NEWS7.))
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7E-Concealed-Weapons


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Since the law changed in 1995, the number of Virginians who can carry concealed guns has gone up from about nine thousand to 78-thousand.
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But with that law reform came a new ban on carrying guns into restaurants.
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Yesterday the effort of Botetourt Senator Bo Trumbo to kill the so-called "saloon amendment" died in a House committee.
The manager of Richmond restaurant- Daryll's- backed the bill.
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((RICH ENDRICH/BILL SUPPORTER: AS FAR AS THEM COMING INTO MY RESTAURANT, I WOULD NOT HAVE A PROBLEM WITH THEM COMING IN SIMPLY BECAUSE I KNOW THAT THEY'RE GOOD PEOPLE. WE'VE ENTRUSTED THEM TO CARRY A CONCEALED WEAPON AROUND IN PUBLIC.))
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But an opponent says he was at a Darryl's restaurant last month-- and saw a verbal confrontation at the bar.
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((RUDY LANGFORD/BILL OPPONENT: AND THERE WAS A LOUD DISCUSSION THAT STARTED. AND THERE WAS ALMOST CONFRONTATION. WE WALKED OUTSIDE. AND THE TWO GENTLEMAN WALKED OUT ABOUT TWO TO THREE MINUTES LATER. ONE WAS CARRYING A WEAPON.))
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((AND IT DISTURBED ME NEVER TO GO TO DARRYL'S AGAIN. AND I'M NOT GOING TO DARRYL'S AGAIN.))
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The bill died on a 15-to-7 vote.
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7Weather


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7BIRTHDAYS!3/4/98
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SUPER=130-1/Brittany McBride/Ridgeway;



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SUPER=131-/Linda Thomas/Roanoke;



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45Schools


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Wintry weather is affecting school schedules in some areas. Here are the announcements...

45Boty-Shooting


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A medical examiner says it was a self inflicted gunshot wound not a police bullet that apparently took the life of a suspected drunken driver in Botetourt County.
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Early Sunday morning, a Botetourt County sheriff's deputy pulled Leonard Jenkins over for suspected D-U-I.
Sheriff's officials say the 28- year- old shot Deputy Earnest Spiva twice in the chest.
Backup deputy Greg Hepler heard Jenkins fire a third shot, then Hepler shot Jenkins in the head.
The medical examiner says JENKINS fired that third shot into his mouth and killed himself.
Deputy Spiva was wearing a bullet proof vest, and suffered only bruises.
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455-Underage-Drinking


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Blacksburg police are cracking down on underage drinking
A weekend sting operation resulted in several arrests.
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Friday night, police sent a 19- year- old into seven area convenience stores to buy beer.
Police ended up charging five of the clerks with selling alcohol to a minor.
Around midnight, police turned their attention to a party at the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity.
Eleven students were arrested for offenses related to underage drinking.
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((LT. BRUCE BRADBERY/BLACKSBURG POLICE DEPT.:WHEN WE WENT INTO THE FRATERNITY HOUSE, WE COULD'VE ARRESTED A BUNCH MORE, IF WE'D HAVE HAD MORE POLICE OFFICERS OR MORE TIME OR ANYTHING LIKE THAT, SEEMS THAT JUST ABOUT EVERYBODY THAT THE POLICE OFFICERS DID PUT THEIR HANDS ON WERE UNDERAGE, WAND THOSE ARE THE PEOPLE WE TOOK OUT THE FIRST ONES THAT WE CAME ABOUT. ))
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Virginia Tech does NOT recognize Delta Kappa Epsilon as a campus fraternity.
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45S-DUI-charges


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The driver of a car that killed another motorist last month in Roanoke has been charged with manslaughter.
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The grand jury charges Wayne Lamar Moyer was driving under the influence of alcohol when he ran a stop sign on Hanover Avenue in broad daylight.
Witnesses said the driver of the other car, 36- year- old Elwood Lewis Preston, Junior, got out his vehicle, took a few steps before he collapsed and died.
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45E-Chicken-Waste


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It was a chicken fight at the state Capitol yesterday, a fight that poultry farmers won.
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A bill that would allow the state to regulate the disposal of chicken and turkey waste was put off for a year of study.
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((WILMER STONEMAN/VA. FARM BUREAU: THERE HASN'T EVEN BEEN A VERIFIED OCCURRENCE OF PFIESTERIA HERE IN VIRGINIA. SO WE'RE GONNA HAVE A KNEE-JERK REACTION TO A PROBLEM WE DON'T HAVE? AND THAT'S A REAL PROBLEM.))
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((DEL. TAYLOE MURPHY/D-WESTMORELAND CO.: WE HAVE HAD THIS COMMITMENT SINCE 1987 TO REDUCE NUTRIENTS IN THE BAY BY 40-PERCENT BY THE YEAR 2000 OVER THE 1985 LEVELS. AND I THINK THAT OUR FAILURE TO REGULATE THE POULTRY INDUSTRY IS A SETBACK TO THE ACHIEVEMENT OF THAT GOAL.))
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Poultry waste from as far away as the Shenandoah Valley is believed to flow into the waters of the Chesapeake Bay.
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45Weather


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Turning your attention now to weather.
Besides some scattered snow showers in the higher elevations, skies will stay mostly cloudy today.
High temperatures in the mid 40s.
Variable cloudiness overnight, with a chance of a shower.
Chilly lows in the upper 20s.
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Scattered snow showers falling across the higher elevations this morning are creating some changes at area school systems...


8S-Putney


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You wouldn't know it, but for five years now, veteran House of Delegates member Lacey Putney has been "retired".
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But yesterday, Lacey Putney defended his moral character -- after the Senate voted Friday to change the practice of "double dipping."
Putney says he didn't know that only state lawmakers were allowed to keep their jobs AND collect retirement pensions at the same time.
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((DEL. LACEY PUTNEY/I-BEDFORD: I CAN ASSURE YOU THAT I'VE NEVER TAKEN MY RESPONSIBILITIES LIGHTLY IN THIS REGARD. NOR HAVE I EVER KNOWINGLY ABUSED ANY PRIVILEGE THAT COMES WITH THIS OFFICE.))
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Putney says he supports getting rid of the "double dipping" now that he understands it.

8S-Reading-Day


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The creator of "The Cat in the Hat" and "Green Eggs and Ham," Doctor Seuss, just had a birthday.
Joe Dashiell travelled across the area yesterday to see how school children were celebrating.
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At Clearbrook School in Roanoke County, guest readers included a weatherman, and a policeman... The cat in the hat was a juvenile court judge.
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Studies suggest, and classroom teachers confirm that reading aloud to children is the single most important activity for building the knowledge they will need later in life.
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At the Lincoln Terrace Saturn Network School in the city of Roanoke, an assembly enjoyed a few of their favorites... But Bernard Willis and other students also manned the microphone themselves.
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((BERNARD WILLIS: HE CAN GO MOO, MOO. MR. BROWN CAN DO IT. HOW ABOUT YOU?))
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Several students won Dr. Seuss stories of their own, but organizers hope all of the students will take away a stronger appreciation for the written word.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke))

8Putting-On-Pounds


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Although it's hard for many of us to believe, putting on weight can be just as challenging as taking it off.
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While it goes against the grain for most, some people say there are advantages to gaining weight the right way.
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((I WANT TO GAIN MUSCLE. TO BUILD MUSCLE YOU GAIN WEIGHT.)) ((WHEN I START TO WORK OUT AS HARD AS I LIKE TO, I LOSE IT REALLY RAPIDLY. SO I FIND MYSELF TRYING TO SUBSTITUTE IT BY DOING A LOT OF WEIGHT TRAINING.))
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Doing it properly requires a customized exercise program, a diet that includes the right number of calories and nutrients.
The average man loses about a half pound of lean body mass each year.
But experts say, if done correctly, the process can be slowed down.
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((JOHN WARE/ROANOKE ATHLETIC CLUB; YOU CAN RETARD THE RATE IS WHAT THE RESEARCH IS SAYING. YOU'RE GOING TO LOSE MUSCLE MASS BUT WEIGHT TRAINING WILL CERTAINLY RETARD THAT PROCESS A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT.))
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Experts also say properly gaining weight is just as much an exact science as losing weight.
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8Weather


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Time now to check the Tuesday forecast--
We'll keep the clouds around today, also scattered snow showers across the higher elevations.
Highs in the mid 40s.
There's a chance of showers overnight, with lows cooling off into the upper 20s.
The extended outlook is a mixture of sunshine and clouds...
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