Up next on News 7 at 11...
Police identify the man found dead in Franklin County.
Iraq makes an offer, but the U.S. says no deal.
And tobacco companies agree to pay billions to settle state lawsuits.
Plus a radio celebrity's past comes back to haunt her on the internet.
News 7 is next.
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Police have identified the body of a black man found dead and burned in Franklin County on Tuesday.
23-year old (Willie Kathy) Willey Cathey Junior had been missing from High Point, North Carolina since November 4th.
He was discovered Tuesday morning on a private driveway in the (Sid-nors-ville)Sydnorsville section of the county.
Franklin County investigators say they're headed to North Carolina, where authorities have a few suspects in custody.
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((LT. DAVID CUNDIFF/FRANKLIN CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.; IF THE LEADS PAN OUT, THEN THE DETERMINATION IS GOING TO HAVE TO BE MADE WHERE EXACTLY THE HOMICIDE TOOK PLACE. WHETHER IT WAS IN HIGH POINT, NORTH CAROLINA OR IN FRANKLIN COUNTY. WE DON'T REALLY KNOW YET. THE INVESTIGATION HASN'T GOTTEN US THAT FAR.))
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Cundiff says Cathey was shot twice and partially burned.
Police aren't sure of the killer's motives.
A woman was seriously injured after hitting a truck head-on earlier this afternoon in Montgomery County.
The accident happened along Route 693 around 11-30.
Police say 19-year old Ruby Diane Luckadoo of Radford fell asleep then veered into on-coming traffic and collided with a pick-up truck.
Rescue workers had to use the jaws- of-life to free Luckadoo who suffered serious injuries.
37-year old James Franklin Kesling of Radford and 36-year old Sheryl Ann Minnick of Christiansburg suffered minor injuries.
All three were taken to Radford Memorial Hospital.
Police plan to charge Luckadoo with reckless driving.
A lawyer for one of two brothers accused of murder, wants the two to be tried separately.
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Terry and Kerry Scales are accused of first-degree murder and malicious wounding in a 1997 shooting that left one man dead and another wounded.
The shooting happened August 31st of last year inside a restaurant in Blacksburg.
Kerry Scales' attorney Michael Morchower said a joint trial would hurt the twin's chances of getting a fair trial.
The U.S. rejected an Iraqi proposal to resume U.N. weapons inspections today.
Officials say the Iraqi's promise of unconditional cooperation still had strings attached.
Lee Cowan has more.
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((WHILE NOT DEFUSED, THE CRISIS IN IRAQ HAD AT LEAST BEEN DELAYED
BY A FLURRY OF DIPLOMATIC LETTERS.
THE LATEST -- FROM DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER TARIQ AZIZ -
ANNOUNCING AN APPARENT IRAQI ABOUT FACE.
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"The Iraqi leadership has decided to resume full, complete cooperation
with UNSCOM and the IEA."
BUT IT WAS NOT ENOUGH - AT LEAST FOR US OFFICALS WHO SAY IT'S
UNACCEPTABLE, AND FOR THE U-N WHO SAYS THE LETTER REQUIRED MORE
(( SUPER KOFI ANNAN//UN SECRETARY GENERAL ))
"The indications are good, but we will have to wait for the council's
THE REFUSAL TO ACCEPT IRAQ'S LATEST OFFER CAME AFTER EXTENSIVE
MEETINGS AT THE WHITE HOUSE WITH THE PRESIDENT'S NATIONAL SECURITY
WHAT CONCERNED THEM MOST WAS THE FINE PRINT IN A SEPARATE 2
PAGE ANNEX - IN SHORT A "WISH LIST" ON IRAQ'S PART THAT THE U-N
IMMEDIATELY BEGIN A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF SANCTIONS TO BE COMPLETED
WITHIN 7 DAYS.
THAT, ACCORDING TO THE WHITE HOUSE, WAS A CONDITION.
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"Instead of simply complying - Hussein is saying the council should
comply---this is the world turned upside down."
BRITISH PRIME MINSTER TONY BLAIR ECHOED U-S SKEPTICISM.
(( SUPER: TONY BLAIR//BRITISH PRIME MINISTER )) "There can be no
negotiations - they have agreed."
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AS THE DETAILS WERE EXAMINED AD REJECTED, TROOP AND EQUIPMENT
MOVEMENTS CONTINUED TO CLOSE IN ON THE MIDDLE EAST.
AND PRESIDENT CLINTON HAS DELAYED A PLANNED 10 DAY TRIP TO
ASIA SO THAT HE CAN BE IN PLACE TO "EVALUATE THE NEXT STEP."
(( LEE COWAN//CBS NEWS ))
"What that means is the situation is far from over. Sources tell CBS
News the order to launch an attack had already gone out from the White
House but was put on hold at the last minute when Iraq's letter was
received. The military option is still clearly on the table. Lee Cowan,
CBS News, Washington."))
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Big Tobacco has agreed to pay billions of dollars to settle state claims.
Several states were suiing tobacco companies to cover the costs of treating sick smokers.
After five months of negotiations the nation's four largest tobacco companies have agreed to pay 206 billion dollars.
The settlement saves a part of the bigger tobacco agreement that Congress voted down earlier this year.
It also puts limits on how tobacco companies can market their products.
Still ahead--Roanoke school officials come out in support of area magnet schools..
And, we'll find out if Brad Pitt's latest movie is worth a three hour wait.
More when we return.
A school in Roanoke is getting a new look thanks to some area volunteers.
And, school officials were promoting Roanoke's Magnet Schools at a fair in the star city.
David Johnson has more.
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(( Bell Atlantic Pioneers, a group of past and present employees, have paired up with a Southeast Elementary school to make facility improvements.
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((DEANA STONER/LOCAL PIONEERS PRESIDENT; WE DECIDED TO DEVOTE OUR TIME TO ONE SCHOOL THIS YEAR AND FALLON PARK SEEMED TO NEED QUITE A BIT OF HELP. SO WE DECIDED TO HELP THEM.))
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The effort is part of the national "Make-A-Difference" campaign.
This two phase project includes improving the school's landscaping and
wiring the entire school for internet access.
Officials say this will go hand in hand with the state's upgraded standards of learning requirements.
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((DAVID BAKER/ROANOKE CITY SCHOOLS TECHNOLOGY DIRECTOR; ONE OF THE OBJECTIVES IS TO ACCESS ELECTRONIC DATA BASIS AND PROVIDE INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS FOR VARIOUS PROJECTS THAT THEY ARE DOING IN THE CLASSROOMS.))
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Those improvements will take just a couple of days to complete.
Another way school officials plan to upgrade education is through the magnet school program.
The 10th annual "Magnet School Fair" was on display today to provide information about the program and to sign-up new students.
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((SANDRA BRYAN BURKS/DIRECTOR OF MAGNET SCHOOLS; WE'RE RIGHT NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR THE FALL OF 1999, WITH A DEADLINE AT THE END OF FEBRUARY. SO THIS IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR PARENTS TO COME TO TALK TO TEACHERS, PRINCIPALS AND STUDENTS IN ONE PLACE. THEN THE MONTH OF JANUARY IS OPEN HOUSE MONTH, WHERE THEY CAN GO AND VISIT THE INDIVIDUAL SCHOOL SITES. AND HOPEFULLY THEY'LL HAVE LEARNED ENOUGH TODAY TO NARROW THAT DOWN TO ONE OR TWO SCHOOLS.))
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((DAVID JOHNSON/REPORTING; SCHOOL OFFICIALS SAY THESE TWO PROJECTS ARE EXAMPLES OF HOW THE ROANOKE CITY SCHOOL SYSTEM IS PREPARING FOR EDUCATION IN THE NEW MILLENIUM. DAVID JOHNSON, NEWS7.))
You can help Hurricane Mitch victims online, and some celebrities face the naked truth on the web.
More in tonight's webwatch.
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As they work to help hurricane victims in Central America, several relief agencies are turning to the web for help, including the Red Cross, CARE, Americares, and Catholic Relief Services... some allow you to make donations online.
You can find more information and more sites at the InterAction home page... Interaction is a U.S. based coalition of non-profit agencies.
Radio personality Dr. Laura Schlessinger sued when an internet company bought and posted nude photographs of her taken by a former lover...
A judge refused to block publication of the pictures saying so many people had seen them anyway, there wasn't any point.
Pamela Anderson and estranged husband Tommy Lee also lost in court as they tried to keep the same company from distributing an explicit video tape.
Welcome to the world, and the WEB! New babies at Harvard's Beth Israel Deconess Medical center are hanging out in the on-line nursery. It's part of a growing trend among hospital nurseries... for security reasons, no last names are used.
There's a mystery in Minnesota, the moose are missing... The Fish and Wildlife Service is trying to figure out why mo
ose populations are declining... They brought their search to the web, where you can help out by adopting a moose... outfitted with a tracking collar.
And even listen to the mysterious moose mating call...
For links click on WebWatch, at WDBJ-Seven-dot-com.))
Up next--we'll catch the action from the "Virginia Lottery Tour"..
where bowlers squared-off in Roanoke today for the 25-hundred dollar top prize.
More when the news continues.
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Brad Pitt's latest movie is a bit long--but Dennis Cunningham says it's worth the wait.
Here's his review of "Meet Joe Black".
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Virginia Lottery officials are trying to raise lotto fever by getting the ball rolling--LITERALLY!
The "Virginia Lottery Tour" rolled into Roanoke today.
It was the last of 11 bowling tournaments held throughout the state.
Local bowlers from surrounding regions bowled for prizes and money.
Lotto officials began sponsoring the event four years ago.
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((GARY BECK/TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR; WE'RE BUILDING A VERY STRONG SERIES OF TOURNAMENTS. WE HAVE GUARANTEED PRIZE MONEY. WE HAVE VERY CHALLENGING LANE CONDITIONS. SO IT'S A WAY FOR THE BEST BOWLERS TO COME IN AND TEST THEIR SKILLS AS WELL. SO IT WORKS BOTH WAYS. IT'S ONE OF THOSE GREAT RELATIONSHIPS WHERE EVERYBODY WINS. THE LOTTERY WINS. WE SELL A LOT OF TICKETS FOR THEM AND THE BOWLERS WIN A LOT OF MONEY.))
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[OUT Q=a lot of money.]
The total purse for today's event was ten-thousand dollars.
The winner got 25-hundred dollars.
A championship tournament will be held next month in Virginia Beach.
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Syracuse moves into the drivers seat for the Big East Championship beating Virginia Tech again in the Carrier Dome 28 to 26.
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Frank Beamer waiting on the start of the game.
Tech fell behind 3 to nothing then later in the first quarter Staunton Rivers Jarred Ferguson gets the call he loses a shoe but he out runs the Syracuse defense and takes it into the end zone on the 76 yard touchdown run and the Hokies led 7 to 3.
Then the Hokie defense stepped up again. Anthony Midget blocks this punt its recovered in the end zone by Ricky Hall and the Hokies would take the 14 to 3 lead still in the first quarter.
Tech comes up with another big defensive play. Maurice Jackson takes the ball on the reverse it's popped lose and right into the hands of Loren Johnson who takes it to the house from 71 yards out and the Hokies took the 21 to 6 lead at the half.
Syracuse took a 22 to 21 lead after a one yard t-d
The Orangemen went for two and Loren Johnson intercepted the pass and advanced it down field and fumbled it into the end zone it was recovered by Jamal Smith and Tech led by two one.
A Hokie field goal made it a one 4 point game but
Donavan McNabb moved the ball down field and hit Stephen Brominiski on the touchdown pass the Orangemen win it 28 to 26.
Virginia's Thomas Jones rushed for 180 yards and one touchdown as the Cavaliers beat North Carolina yesterday 30 to 13.
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Leading 7 to nothing, Jones gets the call and he scores from the four yard line and the Cavaliers led 14 to nothing in the first quarter.
Then later in the game Brooks drops back to pass the ball is picked off by Steve Fisher who returns it 35 yards for the score and the Tar Heels trailed 17 to 7 in the second quarter.
Aaron Brooks hit Terence Wilkins on several pass
here he scrambles and finds a wide open Amhad Hawkins who drops the pass but the Cavaliers hold on for the 30 to 13 win.
VMI lost its final game of the season to The Citadel 36 to 10 in the Military Classic of the south.
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Athletic director Donny White coaching the Keydets in place of Ted Cain who was fired earlier in the week.
The Citadel led 7 to nothing then with 3 minutes left in the first quarter Stanley Myers fakes the option again and scores his second T-D of the game this time from 35 yards out and the Keydets trailed 14 to nothing.
The Keydets answered in the second quarter when quarterback Robbie Chenault goes to the air and hits Wil Alley on this touchdown pass play and V-M-I trailed 14 to 7 in the second.
The Keydets added a field goal but Myers calls his
own number again he scores and the Bulldogs win it 36 to 10.
The Hokies win their basketball opener in Blacksburg. More when we return.
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Arkansas missed a chance to knock off top ranked Tennessee in Knoxville today. But with just over a minute left in the game quarterback Clint Stoerner stumbles and fumbles the ball Tennessee recovers at the 43.
Several plays later Travis Henry gets the call he dives over from the one and Tennessee gets the 28 to 24 win.
Now, Here's the rest of the scores.
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And coming up, The Express was at the Roundhouse tonight going for six wins in a row scores from College Basketball.
And in Blacksburg today the Hokie hoopsters beat the Indians of William and Mary.
Over at the Roundhouse last night, The Roanoke Express was going for its seventh win in a row as the Hampton Road Admirals came to town.
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The Zamboni coming right at you in the Roundhouse last night.
With Hampton in town anything can happen, Rod Taylor gets the fluke goal as his cross is knocked in by the Express and the Admirals led 1 to nothing.
Roanoke would get back on attack and off the blocked shot Ben Schust would find Mike Peron in front of the net who puts it in to tie it at 1 tto 1.
Roanoke comes right back this time Drew Burgess
finds Peron and gets the score with the off balance shot but Hampton goes on to win it 4 to 3.
Rolan Roberts scored 17 and Eddie Lucas 15 as the Virginia Tech Hokies opened their basketball season with a 59 to 50 win over William And Mary.
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Coach Bobby Hussey watches as the Hokies start their season.
In the second half, Rolan Roberts takes the pass from Eddie Lucas drop steps between two defenders and powers the ball in for two of his game high 17 points.
Then William and Mary's Randy Bracy pulls up and hits the first of his three pointers of the night he would lead all scorers with 20 points.
But the Hokies would work the fast break going to
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David Whaley gets the pass and scores the basket and the Hokies win it 59 to 50.
Top ranked Duke won this afternoon but up in Lexington Elon slipsby V-M-I.
For those and all of the latest scores lets check the boards.
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Over at Northside tonight, The Lady Vikings and Lady Terriers of William Byrd played for the Blue Ridge District tournament title.
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A huge crowd on hand to watch the two teams battle for the tournament title.
In the second quarter, Andrea Gay will take the pass from Aaron Caldwell and then hits the jumper from the top of the key helping Byrd lead at the half 22 to 7.
In the second half, Northside would reel off 12 points capped off by this Brett Newman three pointer.
But at the other end Stephanie Parnell would help
the Terriers stay in front with the layup in traffic and Byrd wins it 39 to 29.
Heritage won the Seminole beating Appomattox 42 to 26.
That's it for sports. Have a great day everybody.