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What went on during a high school basketball game a couple of weeks ago has become a matter of cross-town concern over racism in the Roanoke Valley.
We'll tell you what that's about on NEWS 7 at SIX.
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And the "Flintstone's vitamin caper" at Snowville Elementary School. We'll hear from parents and school officials.

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Coming up tonight in sports, Bobby Labonte wins today's Primestar 500 in Atlanta.
We'll check in with the NCAA-bound Radford men, the Tech women and the
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unbeaten Liberty University women who have a bone to pick with the NCAA for giving them a first round game with Tennessee on the Lady Vols home court.
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Head back to the closests and dig out the winter gear. Temperatures tumble way down starting tomorrow night. [open]
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The Southern Christian Leadership Conference wants an investigation before two Roanoke Valley High Schools meet in another athletic contest.
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The group says fans used racial insults at a recent basketball game, and tonight, Joe Dashiell is in the newsroom with more on the group's charge.
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Keith, members of the S- C- L- C- say this incident goes beyond the high spirits of high school students involved in a championship game.
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((William Fleming and Cave Spring High Schools met on February 20th in the championship of the Roanoke Valley District Tournament.
During the game, the SCLC says, a group of Cave Spring fans taunted Fleming players with racial slurs and at least one offensive sign.
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((NITA HANKINS/WILLIAM FLEMING PARENT: I FELT THAT SOMEONE HAD TO HEAR IT. IF WE HEARD IT, I KNOW THEY HEARD IT AND FOR MY CHILD TO COME AND TELL ME, MOMMA THEY WAS CALLING US NIGGERS ON THE LINE. I SAID TELL ME AGAIN BABY. I SAID FOR WHAT. HE SAID THE REF TOLD THEM TO SIT DOWN AND SHUT UP. HE SAID THEY DIDN'T DO IT.))
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Cave Spring Principal Martha Cobble wasn't aware of the problem during the game.
But since then she says she has investigated, disciplined the students who displayed inappropriate signs, and sent a letter of apology.
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((MARTHA COBBLE/CAVE SPRING PRINCIPAL: OVERALL STUDENTS DO WORK AND GET ALONG TOGETHER. I THINK THIS IS AN ISOLATED INCIDENT THAT I WOULD NOT EXPECT TO BE A RECURRING PROBLEM. OVERALL THIS YEAR OUR STUDENTS HAVE NOT HAD ANY PROBLEMS, AND IT'S UNFORTUNATE THAT IT SHOULD OCCUR AT THIS TIME.))
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Cobble says she wishes she was informed of the problem as it was happening, because she says she would have taken immediate action to stop it.
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Keith, the SCLC is requesting reviews by the Roanoke Valley District, the Virginia High School League and school officials.

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A sick child who'd apparently taken too many Flintstone's was what alerted teachers at Snowville elementary that another student was handing out vitamins.
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That's according to Pulaski County superintendent Bill Asbury.
The school system ended up suspending the child who brought the vitamins to school as well as the three kids who ate them.
The school's drug policy doesn't list vitamins as a controlled substance--
But Asbury considers them just as dangerous as other over the counter medications.
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Nine- year old Scott Boyd was one of the children suspended from school for accepting the vitamins.
Until the incident he had perfect attendance.
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School officials say the incident will be noted in the students' record as a violation of the system's drug policy..

But they say vitamins will be noted as the reason.

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Lowering the drinking age in Virginia is off the table.
Attorney General Mark Earley gave that order to his newly-inherited Task Force on Drinking by College Students today.
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Four groups of the task force got down to work today.
They heard from the father of a Radford sophomore.
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His son was killed in a drunk driving accident last Halloween.
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((COL. JEFFREY LEVY: NOW YOU HEAR STORIES THAT THE SOLE PURPOSE IS JUST TO GO GET DRUNK. YOU JUST START-- GETTING FUN EQUATES TO GETTING DRUNK. PARTYING EQUATES TO GETTING DRUNK. NOT DRINKING OR NOT JUST HAVING A DRINK. STARTING OUT WITH THE SOLE GOAL OF JUST GETTING COMPLETELY DRUNK. THAT'S UNACCEPTABLE.))
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Colonel Levy (LEH-vee) says he'd like to see the task force order school punishment the first time a student can be proven to be legally drunk on campus.
The second time, he'd push for a suspension.
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He used to guard prisoners in Halifax County.
Now he may become one.
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Jonathan Majors, a former jailer, was indicted today on two counts of oral sodomy.
He and two other unnamed jailers were fired last year after female [SUPER=04-August 1995;]

inmates accused the men of violating their civil rights.
Prosecutors say there was enough evidence to indict only Majors and not the other two jailers.
Majors is expected to surrender to authorities and faces up to 10 years in prison.
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Louis Ceparano's capital murder trial will begin June 10th.
That's what a Grayson County judge ruled today.
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Ceparano is one of two white men charged in the burning and beheading of a black man after a night of drinking last summer.
Today, Ceparano's lawyers asked the court to appoint a toxicologist as an expert witness for the defense.
The lawyers said that testimony would show Ceparano was too drunk to know what he was doing the night Garnett "G-P" Johnson was murdered.
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Being drunk is NOT a defense for murder.
But Ceparano's lawyers said their client was so intoxicated, he was not capable of PREMEDITATED murder.
If that's true, the charges against Ceparano could be reduced to second degree murder.
The judge said he would issue a written opinion once he decides whether to order the expert's testimony.

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One of the Valley's largest local businesses is sold to an out of town firm. We'll have that story in just a moment.
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also we'll see how age and safety concerns mean a Lynchburg landmark will no longer be left high and dry.
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Marijuana manufacturing charges against a Bedford County man have been sent on to the grand jury.
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Authorities raided 23- year- old Anthony Gordon Ray's home in Forest last October.
That's where they found an elaborate marijuana growing operation, complete with water tanks and special lights.
87 plants were seized in the raid, each worth an estimated one thousand dollars.
Police believe most of the pot was being sold in Blacksburg.
Ray remains free on bond.
A grand jury could indict him next month.
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55 days -- and still NO agreement on a tax cut.
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((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D-VINTON: IF WE ONLY DO 260- MILLION DOLLARS OF TAX RELIEF FOR AUTOMOBILES LIKE WAS PROMISED IN THE GREAT CAMPAIGN, WE COULD TAKE A FULL ONE AND ONE-HALF CENT OFF THE SALES TAX ON FOOD THIS BIENNIUM, LADIES AND GENTLEMEN.))
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But today, some House Republicans signed on to a food tax cut -- AFTER the car tax cut's in place.
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((DEL. VINCE CALLAHAN/R-FAIRFAX: NEXT YEAR, OR THE YEAR AFTER, WHEN WE HAVE OUR BUDGET IN ORDER, AFTER PASSING THE MANDATE FROM AN OVERWHELMING NUMBER OF VOTERS.))
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((DEL. JAY O'BRIEN/R-FAIRFAX CO.: REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS FIGHTING OVER THE FOOD TAX CUT VERSUS THE CAR TAX CUT IS LIKE THE RED CROSS FIGHTING THE SALVATION ARMY ABOUT HOW TO DO GOOD FOR ALL AMERICANS.))
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((GOV. JIM GILMORE: I THINK IF THEY'LL DO THE CAR TAX CUT THE RIGHT WAY, THEN WE'RE HAPPY TO LOOK AT ANYTHING ELSE THEY'RE TALKING ABOUT. BUT THEY'VE GOT TO COME UP WITH ENOUGH MONEY TO DO THE CAR TAX FOR THE PEOPLE IN THE CORRECT WAY.))
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The 1998 session is scheduled to wrap up Saturday.
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The Roanoke Governor's School might double in size and that could drive tuition up by more than a thousand dollars.
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The governor's school says it needs the extra space for laboratories and more students.
But to pay for the two-point-eight-million-dollar expansion, it would charge eleven hundred dollars more per student.
Current tuition is about three thousand dollars a year.
Seven school boards must agree to pay the extra tuition before construction can start.
The school offers an advanced high school curriculum in math, science and technology.
Each student's school system pays his tuition.
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New drugs are being tested for patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis, giving them new hope for relief from the pain.
One Roanoke woman couldn't wait for the experimental drugs to be approved and she took her life last week with the assistance of Doctor Jack Kevorkian.
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61-year old Patricia Graham, like two and a half million American suffered from rheumatoid arthritis.
The chronic pain can be debilitating, but doctors say therapies can reduce the swelling.
And in some cases patients go from being in constant pain to being completely healed.
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((DR. WILLIAM BLAYLOCK/RHEUMATOLOGIST:PATIENTS GO INTO WHAT WE CALL A SPONTANEOUS REMISSION AND SO WE NEVER KNOW WHETHER THE MEDICATION DID IT OR WHETHER IT JUST SORT OF HAPPENED.))
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Doctor Blaylock says there is no cure for the inflammatory disease that attacks the joints, but treatment makes it easier for sufferers to tolerate the pain.



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An Advance Auto Parts Company spokeswoman says no one will be laid off when a new owner takes over this Spring.
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The Roanoke-based business has been purchased by Freeman Spogli (SPOH-lee) and Company, a private investment firm with offices in New York and Los Angeles.
The spokeswoman said the chain, which has more than 800-stores nationwide, will keep its headquarters in Roanoke.
She said none of the stores in this area will close and that there will be no noticeable changes.
Terms of the sale have not been made public.
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On Wall Street today concerns about technology and oil stocks knocked the edge of the whole market. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE ]
The DOW lost two points to close at 85-hundred-67.
NASDAQ dropped 28 points.
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Demolition began today on a Lynchburg landmark.
Steve Smallshaw tells us the loss of an old water tower could leave some students thirsting for a new tradition.
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(( For more than seventy years it has served as a water tower, a landmark for giving directions and a canvas for enterprising artists.
But like many others like it across the country, the V-E-S tower has outlived its usefulness.
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((DOUG ISELER/ISELER DEMOLITION: JUST IT'S OLD, TO REPAINT IT, BRING IT UP TO DATE, IT ISN'T COST- EFFECTIVE.))
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Probably no one knows the tower better than Anne Bolton.
The men who built it boarded with her family, and she's lived underneath it for more than seventy years.
Bolton and her neighbors are sorry to see their landmark go.
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((ANNE BOLTON/RESIDENT: WE'VE HAD KIDS COMING THROUGH THE YARDS GOING UP THERE, BUT AS MANY PEOPLE WENT UP THERE, NOT A ONE WAS HURT.))
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But the city felt it was only a matter of time before someone DID get hurt.
Every fall, the senior class at Virginia Episcopal School would paint the tower before Homecoming weekend.
It meant sneaking out of their dorms, and making the 100- foot climb in the middle of the night.
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((PHIL GARMEY: AND WE REGRET THE LOSS OF A FUN TRADITION FOR THE KIDS, BUT ON THE OTHER HAND WE THINK IT'S MORE IMPORTANT TO DO WHAT WE HAVE TO DO TO PROTECT THEIR PHYSICAL HEALTH.))
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((The city says it's just a coincidence that demolition on the tower started the same week V-E-S students are away on spring break. School officials say they can only imagine what the reaction will be.))
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((PHIL GARMEY: I HOPE THAT WHEN THEY COME BACK AND NOTICE THAT SOMETHING IS MISSING, THEY DON'T TAKE IT OUT ON ME, WHICH THEY MIGHT DO.))
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Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))

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Coming up tonight in sports we'll check in with some of the area teams who are preparing to take part in March Madness like the Liberty and Tech women and the Radford men.
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Plus, we'll tell you who won this afternoon's rain-delayed Primestar 500 Winston Cup event in Atlanta.
It was a Pontiac driver, but not Derrike Cope, who was driving this car.
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The Radford men's basketball team focus has turned to developing a game plan to beat the 29 and 3 Duke Blue Devils - the Highlanders South region opponent in the NCAA tournament first round Friday at Rupp Arena in Lexington Kentucky.

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The Highlanders learned their fate last night at the Norwood Room in downtown Radford.
The Highlanders are on an 11 game winning streak that includes their first ever Big South title.
Duke comes in having won 15 ACC games - the most conference wins ever in a regular season.
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And we have just learned this afternoon that the Highlanders will play the late game on Friday night. Their battle with Duke tips-off at 10 o'clock, and the only place you can watch it is right here on Your Hometown Station.

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The final CBS broadcast schedule for us has yet to be finalized, but I can tell you that our coverage gets started just after Noon on Thursday with the Navy-North Carolina game.

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The Big South Conference will be well represented in the Women's Tournament by Liberty University.
But the Lady Flames had hoped to receive a little more respect from the N-C-Double-A selection committee.
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Liberty is seeded 16th and faces number one ranked Tennessee in the opening round.
The Flames had expected a 13th or 14th seed.
Coach Rick Reeves says the Vols could be the best women's college team ever.
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[SS Hold]
Liberty repeated as the Big South Champion and is in the N-C-Double-A tournament for the second straight year.
Only three years ago the Flames were 5-and-22.

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The Virginia Tech women earned their third NCAA tournament appearance in five years against Wisconsin this Saturday in the West Region first round in Gainesville, Florida.
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Head coach Bonnie Henrickson has already found a home for the Atlantic 10 trophy; her office. Tech is seeded 11th and the Lady Badgers are 6th. While this is their first meeting; the Hokies definitely have the inside track.
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((BONNIE HENRICKSON/VA. TECH HEAD COACH:)) ((LISA WITHERSPOON/VA. TECH POINT GUARD:))
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[S-Race]


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The rain never truly left the Atlanta area today, but skies did clear long enough for NASCAR to get in the Primestar 500 that was washed out on Sunday.
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The day delay seemed to have a bad effect on a couple of drivers including Mike Skinner, who brings out the second caution of the day as his Lowes' Chevy gets to know the concrete.
Skinner was taken to Baptist hospital.
Late in the race with 212 laps in the book, Derrike Cope outdid Skinner as he whacked the outside wall with the driver's of his Pontiac.
It took over 15 minutes to get him out of the car. He was taken to Baptist hospital for precautionary x-rays. No word at this hour on his condition.
Not everyone made a point of testing the strength of their roll cages. Rookie Kenny Irwin was the man most of the race as he led the most laps in the Havoline Ford.
He was joined at the front for a good part of the race by his teammate Dale Jarrett.
In fact Fords dominated nearly the entire race. But in the end it was the Pontiac of Bobby Labonte that would continue its dominance at the track.
Labonte wins the race, and he has now won 3 out of the last four Cup events at Atlanta.
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All Fords round out the top five with Jarrett, Mayfield, Wallace and Irwin finishing 2 through 5.
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Rusty Wallace now leads the point race by 49 points over his teammate Jeremy Mayfield.
Earnhardt who was 13th today is in third in the points race 87 back.
Jeff Gordon was 19th today and Rick Mast 33rd. [Wx-Tape]
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