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Next on News 7-
Another person enters the race for the Presidency.
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And can your teenager buy booze off the internet and have it delivered to the front door?
We'll have the story.
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This storm is on the final drive. A few more hours of sleet and snow. Details ahead.

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Today on health check -- The so-called safer breast implants filled with soybean oil have been taken off the market as a precautionary measure.


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And a new wonder drug that promises to melt off that cellulite is about to hit store shelves in American.
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It made driving a little slick. And it made students happy to get a day off.
Other than that, today's dose of winter did NOT make too many people change their plans.
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Scott Goldberg has been out in the snow all day and is in Roanoke this afternoon.
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They hauled out the heavy artillery at the airport this morning.
But they were battling just a few inches of snow...
Getting planes into and out of Roanoke was no problem.
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((JACQUELINE SHUCK: WE HAD A LITTLE DIFFICULTY EARLY ON WITH VISIBILITY BECAUSE THE SNOW WAS FALLING SO HEAVILY. BUT WE NEVER HAD ANY PROBLEM WITH FRICTION OR BREAKING ON THE RUNWAYS SO WE WERE OK. ))
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Still, weather was bad enough at other airports to cancel flights.
Colleen Campbell was on her way back to Syracuse when her flight through Washington was delayed.
She didn't understand what the big deal was.
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((WE GOT LIKE 10 INCHES THE OTHER DAY. SO THIS IS JUST SLUSH. NOTHING TO US.))
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What snow did fall was enough to make roads slick.
This accident was on I-81 near Salem.
Another near New Market closed part of the interstate this afternoon...and reminded drivers that it doesn't take a blizzard to make driving dangerous.
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Traffic was slow moving in most parts of the New River Valley, this morning.
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Snow began began falling across the area around six A-M-- which slowed down some motorists on their way to work.
State police and local sheriff's departments say there were no major accidents.
But there were some minor fender bends such as this tractor trailer that jack knifed on Interstate 81, between Christiansburg and Radford.
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((T.P. KNOWLTON/VA STATE POLICE:JUST A LITTLE BIT OF PRECIPITATION CAN MAKE IT SLICK...NEEDTO SLOW DOWN MORE.))
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Tonight at six, we'll take a look at how costly this year's winter storms in the New River Valley have been in terms of the amount of salt and stone some area V-DOT crews have had to use.
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As you can imagine, the weather is causing some changes in the school schedules for tonight and tomorrow.
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In the wake of the national outcry over the murder of a gay student in Wyoming last year, Richmond police are proceeding with caution.
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But they are investigating last week's decapitation murder as a possible anti-gay hate crime.
The victim -- 39 year old Eddie Northington -- was reportedly well-known in Richmond's gay nightlife.
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((ART ROANE/RICHMOND POLICE DEPARTMENT: WE DON'T KNOW AT THIS POINT WHAT DIRECTION IT'S GOING IN. BUT WE'RE LOOKING AT ALL ASPECTS. HATE CRIMES, RITUALISTIC, ALL OF THOSE ANGLES WE'RE LOOKING AT.))
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((SHIRLEY LESSER/GAY RIGHTS ADVOCATE: THIS IS JUST ONE OF MANY, IF THIS IS IN FACT A HATE CRIME, ONE OF MANY. WE'VE HAD CASES IN CHARLOTTESVILLE; WE'VE HAD WOMEN KILLED IN THE SHENANDOAH TRAILS. WE'VE HAD A SERIAL KILLER IN TIDEWATER. FOR US, THIS IS, AS MUCH AS I HATE TO SAY IT, IT'S NOT OUT OF THE NORM OF EXPERIENCES THAT WE SEE.))
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Northington's severed head was found on a footbridge in a park on the James River.
His body was found less than a mile down river.
It's NOT yet known if he was still alive when his head was severed.
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Coming up next on the newscast, Congress wants to keep mail order liquor out of the hands of minors.
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And the two thousand Presidential race is growing as a former southern governor announces he is seeking the White House.
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Today on health check -- another type of breast implants is voluntarily pulled from the market.
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and Patrick will preview the Black and White Ball for Center in the Square. [sponsor]
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Another hat in the ring for the Presidential Race.
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Lamar Alexander, the former repubican governor from Tennessee, promised to be a leader who respects both the office and the people who put him there.
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((LAMAR ALEXANDER/R- PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: THIS ELECTION WILL BE ABOUT RESTORING THE RESPECT TO THE PRESIDENCY. BUT MOST OF ALL THIS ELECTION WILL BE ABOUT RAISING OUR STANDARDS AND BRINGING OUT THE VERY BEST IN OUR COUNTRY.))
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Alexander never really stopped running after dropping out of the race in 1996.
He promised better schools, higher family incomes and a stronger military.
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Buying alcohol may be illegal if you're under 21, but what if you order it over the Internet?
It seems the net is becomming THE place for teenagers to get their hands on booze- Lee Cowan has more.
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((HOME DELIVERY OF ALCOHOL IS BECOMING JUST AS SIMPLE AS ORDERING A PIZZA. AND TEENAGERS KNOW IT. BRENDEN BROGAN/YOUTH BOARD MEMBER, MADD: Allowing home, apartment or dorm room delivery of alcohol to those under the age of 21 is turning federal express and UPS drivers into bartenders.
LOGGING ON AND DRINKING UP ISN'T ANYTHING NEW - BUT IT IS GROWING - EVEN IN UTAH, WHERE ALCOHOL IS MORE STRICTLY CONTROLLED THAN ALMOST ANYWHERE ELSE. AYNE KLEIN/UTAH ATTORNEY GENERAL: Up to 10% of alcohol being acquired by minors comes via delivery services. Most of the web sites require no proof the buyer is over 21 - the beer and wine simply show up a few weeks later - all usually charged to a borrowed credit card. But legislation that would tighten restrictions on internet alcohol sales is coming under fire, especially from small vineyards and microbreweries. They claim mail orders are the lifeblood of their business and while the sale of alcohol to any minor is serious, the problem, they charge, is overblown and not worth throwing up a barrier to interstate commerce. JOHN DELUCA//CEO WINE INSTITUTE: THE MOMENT YOU START TALKING ABOUT UNDER AGE ABUSES THROUGH DIRECT SHIPMENT, YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT A RELATIVELY SMALLER ISSUE.
SEN. ORRIN HATCH/JUDICIARY CHAIRMAN: WE THINK THE PROBLEM IS MORE PERVASIVE, MR. DELUCA, THAN YOU DO. LEE COWAN/CBS NEWS: "In fact, a recent study showed more than 90 percent of high school freshman think alcohol is easy to get - second only to cigarettes. With computer users getting younger and younger, the ability to order off the internet may give parents a whole new meaning to the term 'junk mail.' Lee Cowan, CBS News, Washington.))

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A night on the town this weekend will be fun for you, and help raise money for Center in the Square, too...
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[PATRICK ON TAPE] ((PATRICK EVANS: All these fabulous items can be yours, if the price is right at the Black & White Ball Saturday night, I'll tell you more, coming right up.))
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The Square Society's annual Gala comes up this weekend, but don't call it Mardi Gras!
Patrick Evans tells us about the new "Black & White Ball".
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Today in Sports, the Roanoke Express gets an unexpected but needed break.
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On Health Check, another type of breast implant is pulled from the market in Britain over concerns of their long term safety.
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and while some doctors are skeptical, the makers of an herbal supplement say their product can get rid of cellulite.
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Ever since silicone breast implants were pulled from the market over health concerns, plastic surgeons have searched for a safer alternative.
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One such alternative was implants filled with soybean oil, but now the British government has pulled those as well.

It is concerned about the long term safety of that type of implant.
It turns out the soy oil can cause irritation.
Five thousand British women have had the implants inserted. Seventy four had problems.
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((ELAINE COOMBER - BREAST IMPLANT PATIENT: IT'S A BURNING SENSATION SOMETIMES AND SOMETIMES IT'S JUST ACUTE TENDERNESS.
BUT IT'S GONE ON FOR JUST TOO LONG IT'S NOW NEARLY FOUR YEARS.))
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Under pressure from the government, the company that makes the implants voluntarily pulled them from the market for further study.
The company's president says while it stands behind its product, no implant will last forever.
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(( ALLEN ANDREWS - PRESIDENT, LIPOMATRIX:`WE SAY IN OUR LITERATURE THAT EVERY IMPLANT WILL FAIL GIVEN ENOUGH TIME. (Q) WHICH MEANS IT WILL LEAK. WHICH MEANS IT WILL RUPTURE, SPILL OUT ITS CONTENTS.'))
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Andrews says even if the implants rupture, the body can metabolize the ultra refined oil.
The soy implants are under trial in the U-S with 50 women receiving them.
It's expected the problems in Britain will make it difficult for the implants to get widespread approval here.
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It's seems just about every other day someone is coming out with a herbal cure for every imaginable health problem.
Since these supplements don't have to face the tough testing that drugs do, many people wonder if they work.
The latest hot item on the herbal market is a supplement that promises to smooth out cellulite.
Bobbi Harley has more.
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((COME ON, YOU CAN ADMIT IT, WE ALL KNOW WHAT THIS IS. CELLULITE -- THAT DIMPLY, ORANGE PEEL LIKE SKIN THAT SEEMS TO GRAVITATE TO OUR THIGHS AND REAR ENDS.

SOT - Laurie Lombardi/Tried product: You know, when you go to try on the

bikini in the little dressing room, you go oh god, you do that little turn.
TRACK BUT THIS WOMAN IS CRINGING A LITTLE LESS -- AFTER JUST THREE WEEKS OF TAKING THESE PILLS -- SHE SAYS HER SKIN SEEMS SMOOTHER. AND GUESS WHAT - THIS STUFF IS NOW ON A STORE SHELF NEAR YOU.

SOT - Debbie DeSantis/Sundown, U.S. Distributor: We have a very safe and

effective product that absolutely works to help eliminate cellulite.
TRACK IT'S CALLED CELLASENE - AND IT'S MADE OF HERBAL EXTRACTS LIKE GINKGO BILOBA, GRAPE SEED EXTRACT AND SWEET CLOVER JUST TO NAME A FEW. DISTRIBUTORS PROMISE IT HELPS MELT AWAY FAT DEPOSITS BY INCREASING THE BODY'S METABOLIC RATE BUT NOT EVERYONE'S JUMPING FOR JOY ABOUT THIS NEW PRODUCT.

SOT - Dr. Howard Shapiro/New York Physician: I would tell my patients to

stay away from it until we find out what the studies show and if it's really effective.
TRACK BECAUSE IT'S A DIETARY SUPPLEMENT - CELLASENE DOES NOT HAVE TO WITHSTAND RIGOUROUS FDA TESTING LIKE PHARMACEUTICALS. BUT THE ITALIAN DOCTOR WHO DEVELOPED IT HAS TESTED IT ON ABOUT ONE HUNDRED EUROPEAN WOMEN - AND A TRIAL IS ALSO UNDERWAY IN NEW YORK.
STANDUP - Bobbi Harley/New York - These co called miracle pills don't come cheap - it costs one dollar for each of these orange pills.

SOT - Lucille Jaramillo/New Yorker: It takes eight weeks I believe,

that's a hundred and sixty dollars - I calculated it at home, it's not worth it.
TRACK BUT MANUFACTURERS ARE BANKING ON JUST THE OPPOSITE. IN FACT - WHEN CELLASENE WENT ON SALE IN AUSTRALIA LAST NOVEMBER - WOMEN ACTUALLY FOUGHT OVER THE PILLS WHEN THE SUPPLY RAN A LITTLE LOW. BH, CBS NEWS, NY.))

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Today on Sports, the Roanoke Express game is cancelled.
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With that here's Mike Stevens.[S5-Express]


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Good afternoon everyone, welcome to your two minute ticker. The inclement weather has affected the sports world as well,
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especially in Charlotte, North Carolina. Ice forced the Checkers to postpone their game with the Express tonight at the Roanoke Civic Center. The game has been rescheduled for Thursday night at 7 at the Round House.
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The Express was going through the usual pre-game abbreviated practice when the team received word of the postponement. The Express is 3 and OH against Charlotte this season. The extra day helps Roanoke wrest some key players. Ben Schust and Calvin Elfring are nursing injuries.
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The 64 team men's college basketball extravaganza known as the NCAA tournament tips off this Thursday, and this afternoon Your Hometown Station was given its broadcast schedule for the first two rounds.
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[go to pinnacle Thursday afternoon]
The action begins on Thursday just after Noon at 12:10 with the Valparaiso and Maryland game.
Right after that one stay tuned as Siena takes on Arkansas sometime after two.
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[go to pinnacle Thursday night]
Then after a break the action resumes Thursday night at 7:30 with Penn battling Florida.
The late game on Thursday night features the North Carolina Tarheels and Weber State.
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[go to pinnacle Friday afternoon]
The Friday action tips off at 12:10 for the second straight day. Delaware takes on the Tennessee Volunteers.
Right after that Oklahoma hooks up with Arizona.
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[go to pinnacle Friday night]
Friday night the number one ranked Duke Blue Devils open play in the event against FAMU - Florida A & M. And the late game on Friday has the defending national champs from Kentucky hooking up with New Mexico State.
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As always CBS will keep you abreast of what's happening with the other gamesof the day and give you a brief peek at those contests, as well.

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The women's final four also begins later this week.
This afternoon the associated press all-american team was announced.
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Two Hokies earned all-american honors on the team.
Sophomore forward Tere Williams was named an honorable mention pick along with her teammate, senior point guard Lisa Witherspoon.
Both will lead the Hokies against St. Peter's Saturday night at the Cassell.
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Coming up at six, we'll check in with the Liberty as they get set to battle Georgia. Take care everybody.

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When Rod Stewart plays the Roanoke Civic Center tomorrow night, a local group will provide the opening act.
But it won't be a rock band, kicking off the concert.
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Some of the area's best bagpipers and drummers have been invited to play before Stewart takes the stage.
One of them is Blacksburg gynecologist C. Y. Davis.
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We'll have more about the bagpipes and the group's unusual gig tonight on News 7 at Six.
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