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Today on news 7 at 5, the verdict is in for the Military pilot accused of manslaughter in the deaths of 20 people in an Italian Cable car.
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and things are starting to return to normal as Southwest Virginia cleans up from yesterday's winter storm.
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Wind gusts of 40 to 50 mph rake the area. But things will settle down to tonight. Get ready for a rather cold night.

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On health check -- Virginia drivers will hear a new question when they renew their licenses.
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And where are Roanoke schools going to get additional funding to pay for nurses to assist disabled students?
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((VALDO SPINI/ITALIAN DEFENSE COMMITTEE: VERY SAD, VERY UPSET, VERY DISAPPOINTED CAUSE AS YOU KNOW WE ARE WAITING FOR JUSTICE. ))
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Reaction from the Italian government after Marine Pilot Richard Ashby is acquitted.
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After two days and hours of deliberations a jury found Captain Richard Ashby NOT guilty on all charges.
It was last year THAT Ashby's jet severed a gondola cable sending 20 skiiers to their deaths.
The verdict is a relief to Ashby- a shock to victim's families-
Lee Cowan has reaction from Camp Lejeune North Carolina.
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((AS THE VERDICT WAS READ IN THE CRAMPED COURTROOM A CHEER WENT UP AS MARINE CAPTAIN RICHARD ASHBY STOOD QUIETLY AT ATTENTION. HE HAD ARRIVED FOR HIS COURT-MARTIAL FACING 200 YEARS IN PRISON, HE LEFT A FREE MAN, BUT A REMORSEFUL ONE. CAPT. RICHARD ASHBY//USMC: My heart goes out to the victim's families. EIGHT MARINE OFFICERS, HAD FOUND HIM INNOCENT OF ALL THE CHARGES AGAINST HIM - INNOCENT OF DERELICTION OF DUTY, INNOCENT OF DAMAGING GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE PROPERTY, AND MOST OF ALL INNOCENT OF SENDING 20 SKIERS CRASHING TO THEIR DEATHS IN THE ITALIAN ALPS LAST FEBRUARY.
FRANK SPINNER/DEFENSE ATTORNEY: We believe they're - true integrity.
THE TEAM OF MILITARY PROSECUTORS HAD LOST IT ALL - AND SO HAD THE VICTIM'S FAMILIES - FOR THEM IT WAS JUSTICE DENIED IN A COUNTRY AN OCEAN AWAY. SINDY RENKEWITZ//FAMILY MEMBER: I can't understand why he is not guilty, he killed 20 people. PROSECUTORS WERE CONVINCED THAT ASHBY HAD BEEN HOT DOGGING HIS WAY THROUGH THE DIFFICULT MOUNTAIN TERRAIN - FLYING HIS EA-6B PROWLER HUNDREDS OF FEET LOWER THAN HE SHOULD HAVE, AS SPEEDS HIGHER THAN HE WAS TRAINED TO HANDLE. EVEN ASHBY HIMSELF ADMITTED MISTAKES WERE MADE, BUT THEY WEREN'T ALL HIS FAULT. DEFENSE EXPERTS TESTIFIED HE WAS AN INNOCENT VICTIM OF CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND HIS CONTROL - FAULTY EQUIPMENT IN THE PLANE FOR STARTERS. BUT MOST OF ALL, THEY ARGUE, THE SKI LIFT CAME AS A TOTAL SURPRISE - IT HAD NOT BEEN PUT ON ANY OF THE MAPS ASHBY'S USED TO PLAN HIS FLIGHT. LEE COWAN//CBS NEWS: But Ashby's nightmare isn't over. He now faces a separate trial on charges of obstruction of justice in connection with the accident. Ashby's navigator goes on trial in two weeks. His attorneys are said to be feeling much more confident about their chances now, than before. Lee Cowan, CBS News, Camp Lejeune North Carolina.))


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He is best known as the author of the 1973 decision that legalized abortion.
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Retired Supreme Court Jusice Harry Blackmun died today.
Blackmun served 24 years on the nations highest court-
The lifelong republican was considered a staunch conservative in his early days on the court.
By the time he retired he was considered its most liberal justice.
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((EVERY DECISION AND EVERY DECENT WAS FIRMLY GROUNDED IN THE CONSTITUTION HE REVERED.))
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Harry Blackmun died from complications after hip replacement surgery.
He was 90.
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Road and power company crews are working around the clock to restore life to normal for folks affected by this latest blast of winter weather.
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Right now, state police say primary roads in the New River Valley are in good shape.
Many secondary roads, however, are still covered in snow and ice.
Today the main concern for state police was the intense wind and cold.
State troopers were especially concerned about weather conditions along Interstate 77 in the Fancy Gap area of Carroll County.
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((LT. CURTIS BAILEY/VA STATE POLICE: THE WIND BLOWS A LOT HARDER DOWN THERE THAN IN MOST AREA, SO WE'VE GOT TROOPERS DOWN THERE PATROLLING, ON THE LOOK OUT FOR ANYONE WHO MAY HAVE ANY PROBLEMS.))
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Power is back on for nearly everyone in Wythe, Bland and Grayson Counties.
But about four- thousand customers in Montgomery, Floyd, Carroll and Pulaski counties are still without electricity.

Power company officials say crews will work throughout the night and hope to have service restored to everyone by tomorrow morning.
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The weather is causing some schools to chane their schedules.
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Jean reads the closings off the screen.

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Coming up next on the newscast we'll see how a home test is helping couples trying to conceive,
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And we'll see how local schools are learning from the Jason Project. We'll hear from them AND Patrick Evans from Peru.
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On Health Check, the Department of Motor Vehicles is asking drivers and ID holders to save lives. [TWO-SHOT]
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We'll have that and more after this break. [sponsor]
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There's a new device on the market to help woman determine when they're fertile.
But as Bobbi Harley reports, the convenience comes with a price.
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((FIRST THERE WAS THE THERMOMETER. THEN THE SALIVA KIT.. THE URINE..AND NOW THE HIGH TECH. ALL TOOLS TO HELP COUPLES CONCEIVE...PRODUCTS PEOPLE MAY BUY TRYING TO FIND ANSWERS ABOUT WHAT'S TAKING SO LONG.

SOT - Dr. Frederick Lucciardi/Fertility Specialist NYU School of

Medicine : It's very emotional because things aren't happening as they are supposed to.
THAT'S WHY MANY COULD BE INTERESTED IN THIS LATEST GADGET. A HOME TEST KIT THAT TAKES THE GUESS WORK OUT OF WHEN A WOMEN IS FERTILE. OLD KITS RELIED ON COLOR CHARTS - OR TEMPERATURE CHANGES. BUT THE CLEARPLAN EASY FERTILITY MONITOR MEASURES TWO HORMONES IN A WOMAN'S URINE AND A DIGITAL READOUT LEAVES NO MYSTERY ABOUT THE SIX MOST FERTILE DAYS IN A WOMAN'S CYCLE.

SOT -Dr. Michael Zinamen, Fertility Specialist

This is really the same technique that's used in the laboratory, miniaturized and put into the hands of regular women.
STANDUP - Bobbi Harley/New York: Some experts say couples who don't have fertility problems, who are just trying to have a baby really don't need these predictor kits at all.

SOT -Dr. Frederick Lucciardi/Fertility Specialist NYU Medical School:

It's just telling a patient if she's about to ovulate or not and if she just has intercourse every other day during the right time of her cycle then she is just as fertile as if she takes the kit or not.
AND IT ISN'T CHEAP - THIS NEW KIT COSTS TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS - WHILE OTHER DEVICES LIKE THERMOMETERS, COLOR CODED URINE TESTS AND SALIVA KITS RUN ANYWHERE FROM SIX TO SIXTY DOLLARS. DOCTORS DO AGREE IT'S GOOD TO TRY ANY ONE OF THESE FOR A MONTH OR TWO JUST TO MAKE SURE YOU'RE OVULATING, BUT AFTER THAT, IF YOU'VE HAD NO LUCK CONCEIVING, IT'S TIME TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT. BOBBI HARLEY, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

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If your home has a plumbing problem, the state may pick up the tab to fix it.
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Linnie Thomas got a new two-bedroom home out of the deal.
Her new shower, hot water heater and a toilet that flushes come as a welcome relief.
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Before this, she was living in a home without indoor plumbing.
She washed her hair in a bowl and dumped a bucket of water to make the toilet flush.
Franklin County spent 40-thousand-dollars in state money building her another house.
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((LINNIE THOMAS/HOMEOWNER: THEY WERE NICE CARPENTERS. THEY DID AN EXCELLENT JOB AND I JUST THANK GOD FOR EM.))
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Most homeowners must repay half the cost of the repairs within ten years.
To qualify you must own your home, have a basic plumbing problem and earn less than the median income.
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Students throughout our viewing area ventured through a 98-degree rain forest in Peru today -- from the comfort of an auditorium chair. [ROLL Jason Project OPEN]
Tina Tenret takes us to a Roanoke middle school to share the excitement of the Jason Project.
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((UNLESS YOU GET OUT A MACHETE AND SLUG YOUR WAY IN IT'S VERY HARD TO GET INTO THE RAINFOREST.))
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With Titanic discoverer Robert Ballard as their guide, a roomful of students in Roanoke explored the Peruvian rain forest.
It's part of an interactive live broadcast project called The Jason Project.
This is the first year students in our area have been able to participate.
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((WE'RE GOING TO SHOW YOU A LITTLE OF WHAT WE'VE COLLECTED. THIS IS A THREE-MONTH-OLD CUP.))
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Experts from around the world show students how to test the river soil and collect research from a canopy walkway more than a hundred feet above the rain forest floor.
Then local children follow in their footsteps.
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((DANIELLE PETROSKY/STUDENT: WE DID A SIMULATION OF THE CANOPY WALKWAY AND WE MADE THEM OUT OF POPSICLE STICKS, STRING, AND A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF GLUE. IT WAS REALLY FUN.))
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Two jolly educators jumped in to further liven up the broadcast, quizzing kids --
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((WHAT LANGUAGE IS SPOKEN IN SOUTH AMERICA? SPANISH.))
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and teaching them snippets of the Peruvian language.
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((IN THE YAHGWAH LANGUAGE HELLO IS IUII CAN YOU SAY IUII??))
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Roanoke's Square Society raised the money for this project which costs more than 200-thousand-dollars THIS year alone.
But the children say this makes science exciting.
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((KEIA YOUNG/STUDENT: IT WAS REALLY COOL TO SEE PEOPLE IN PERU TALKING TO US AND THE KIDS FROM AROUND THE WORLD TALKING TO THEM.))
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Students were hoping to actually talk to Robert Ballard in Peru and ask him questions.
But the communications equipment failed this week due to the weather.
Project leaders hope to have it up and running next week.
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While this lesson is exciting for local school children, it's even more so for Patrick Evans. [Take Map FULL Screen]
He is on the other end of the Jason Project in the rain forests of Peru spending time with the project's creator Robert Ballard.
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He joins us now with Doctor Ballard. Patrick how are things in South America?
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Stay with us, Mike Stevens will join us in a moment with N-B-A legend Willis Reed.
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and then after sports, we'll see why the L-A Zoo is trying to get to the bottom of a little monkey business.
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The basketball season ends on a sour note for the Virginia Tech Men. Roy Stanley will have the details in Sports.


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Today on health check -- Roanoke school officials are looking into ways to pay for additional health care services for disabled students.
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and the DMV is changing the way drivers sign up to be organ donors.
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The numbers have decreased in Virginia in the last few years, but a new project with the Department of Motor vehicles is trying to change that.
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((OKAY, YOU HAVE A GOOD DAY, JUST TAKE THAT DOWN TO THE END, THEY'LL TAKE YOUR PICTURE.)) [RUNS:03]
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And next to that driver's license picture is a space for organ donors. The DMV is making sure driver's don't forget to fill that in.
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((JERRY CANADA/DMV DISTRICT MANAGER: A LOT OF TIMES THEY OVERLOOK THAT QUESTION AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE NOW, WE'RE MAKING SURE THAT QUESTION IS BEING ANSWERED ONE WAY OR THE OTHER.)) [RUNS:07]
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They're doing so by word of mouth.
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((JERRY CANADA/DMV DISTRICT MANAGER: OUR COMPUTER SYSTEM HAS BEEN SPECIALLY PROGRAMMED TO CUE THE EMPLOYEE TO ASK THE QUESTION, ASK THE CUSTOMER IF THEY'D LIKE TO BE AN ORGAN DONOR. AND THAT'S ALL THERE IS TO IT REALLY, IT TAKES NO LONGER.)) [RUNS:14]
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DMV estimates an increase of at least 100-thousand donors this year.
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((TOM REED/VOPA: PEOPLE ARE ONLY FACED WITH THE ISSUE OF ORGAN DONATION TWO TIMES IN THEIR LIFE, ONE TIME WHEN THEY GET THEIR DRIVER'S LICENSE AND ANOTHER TIME WHEN THEY HAVE TO MAKE A DECISION WHEN THEY ARE DECIDING IF THEIR LOVED ONE IS GOING TO BE A DONOR, SO THE DMV IS A LOGICAL PLACE FOR US TO FOCUS OUR EDUCATIONAL EFFORTS.)) [RUNS:20]
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Beginning this summer the DMV will increase awareness even further by including educational materials on organ donation with renewal notices by mail.













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Public Schools will begin preparing to finance one-on-one nursing for disabled students in future budgets.
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Results from yesterdays Supreme Court ruling in the case of an Iowa teenager will affect schools in Roanoke County. Currently, Roanoke County provides full-time aides for about 75 disabled students. Not all of the aides have the medical training that the new law requires.
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Determining how many children will qualify for the special assistance is something that the administrators are trying to figure out.
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((DR. CAROL WHITAKER/DIR. OF SPECIAL EDUCATION, ROANOKE CO.: THE BIG QUESTION IS HOW ARE WE GOING TO DETERMINE WHICH STUDENTS NEED THOSE SERVICES. I THINK THERE'S GOING TO BE MORE INTERACTION BETWEEN HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS AND SCHOOL PERSONNEL IN MAKING THESE DECISIONS.))
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The costs for new positions will be substantial for schools because salaries for nurses are higher than aides.

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Today on Sports, Mike Stevens will preview Willis Reed's appearance tonight in Roanoke,
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Good afternoon everyone, welcome to your two minute ticker. Lets begin on the hard wood.
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Temple and Virginia Tech opened the second round of the Atlantic 10 men's basketball tournament today in Philadelphia.
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A cold wind was blowing the March madness signs just outside the Spectrum in Philly.
The Hokies got off to a fast start, watch Eddie Lucas come out of now where and snap the nylon from three point range to put Tech out in front by four points. Lucas finished with a team high 17.
Temple then beats the Tech zone, Kevin Lyde completes the play with the basket to close the Hokies lead to a bucket. Lyde tallied 15 points.
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asts in uncontested for the bucket, 17-9 Temple with under 10 minutes left in the first half.
Brendan Dunlop then steals the rock and gives to Andre Ray for the one handed jam to close the Owls advantage to 6 points.
Temple kept it's cushion in the second half and ends Tech's season with the 64-51 win.
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One the of the NBA's all-time greats is in Roanoke tonight to offer his support to area Boy Scouts. [DOUBLE BOX TOSS TO MIKE]
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Mike Stevens is standing by at the Hotel Roanoke to fill us in on the details. [MIKE FULL SCREEN]
Roy, if you're "Old School" and I know you are - the name Willis Reed will bring back a flood of memories dating back to the 1970 season.
That's when the man known as the captain turned in one of the most courageous performances in NBA history.
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(( During the finals in 1970 Reed and Knicks were battling the Lakers in what many consider one of the best seven game series of all-time. Reed was averaging 32 points a contest through the first four games of the series.
But in game five he went down in the lane with a severe thigh injury.
The Knicks would win the game, but Reed was in street clothes for game six and the Lakers rolled to victory to force a game seven.
No one including Reed's teammates knew if he would play in the seventh game, but minutes before tipoff he strolled onto the Madison Square garden floor and led the Knicks to a series clinching 113-to-99 win.))
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Reed is in town tonight for a Roanoke Valley Boy Scouts fund raiser. We'll visit with him LIVE tonight on News 7 at Six. [go pinnacle board 7506]
Also, folks don't forget that Your Hometown Station has the UVa-Duke opening round ACC tournament game for you tonight at Nine LIve from Charlotte.
Have a great night folks, I'll see you back here at six.
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Chimpanzee Keepers at the Los Angeles Zoo are looking to solve the Mystery of the Monkey Business.
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Three chimps have turned up pregnant despite the fact that their keepers thought all the males were unable to reproduce.
Most of the chimps have had vasectomies.
The remaining ones were considered either too old or too young for breeding.
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To make sure there are no other unexpected births, the female chimps are being fed birth control pills in their morning yogurt.
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