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Next on News 7- a Montgomery County jury spends the day deliberating the guilt or innocence of accused murderer Bud Pritchett.
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and four New York City police officers will face murder charges for shooting an unarmed man.
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Hometown spotters are reporting light showers from Galax to Pearisburg. The rain coverage will increase during the evening.

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and in Sports, Tech makes an announcement concerning women's basketball head coach Bonnie Henrickson.
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and the Winston Cup Drivers weren't the only ones getting an education today at Martinsville.
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((JUST IF SOMEBODY CAN HEAR ME. JUST IF SOMEBODY CAN HELP OUR PEOPLE.))
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A tearful plea for help from a Kosovar Refugee-
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Help IS on the way from Washington for tens of thousands of refugees.
The Clinton Administration is going to send 50-million dollars in food and supplies by U-S military airlift.
A Pentagon officials says the refugees are fleeing what he calls a murder machine.
Lisa Hughes is following the story and has more from Washington.
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((NATO'S LIST OF TARGETS HAS NOW GROWN TO INCLUDE ANY LOCATION WHERE THE SERB MILITARY MACHINE MIGHT BE PLANNING WAR, EVEN THE CAPITAL CITY OF BELGRADE.

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WE ARE DETERMINED TO SEE THIS THRU-- ADN WE ARE GOING TO DAMAGE AND DISRUPT MILOSEVIC'S RESOURCES TO CARRY OUT THESE ATROCITIES.
WHILE NATO INTENSIFIES ITS ATTACK FROM WARPLANES AND SHIPS, GROUND TROOPS IN MACEDONIA -- ARE DIGGING IN -- NOT FAR FROM THE YUGOSLAV BORDER. THEY'RE AT THE READY--JUST IN CASE... THE YUGOSLAV ARMY DECIDES TO RETALIATE FOR NATO AIRSTRIKES. ATTACKS THAT NATO SAYS ARE WEARING DOWN THE SERBS.

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REFUGEES WHO ARE FORTUNATE ENOUGH TO REACH BORDER CROSSINGS ARE TELLING HORRIFIC STORIES OF BURNING, LOOTING AND DISAPPEARING MEN. BUT NATO SUPREME COMMANDER GENERAL WESLEY CLARK BISTLED AT A SUGGESTION FROM A FRENCH REPORTER THAT NATO BOMBINGS WERE INCITING SERB ABUSES.

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OUTSIDE THE WHITE HOUSE, ABOUT 2-THOUSAND ANTI-MILOSEVIC PROTESTERS WERE STANDING UP FOR NATO...THEY BURNED A YUGOSLAV FLAG IN A SHOW OF SUPPORT

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It's been more than six hours since a Montgomery County jury began sifting through the evidence against Bud Pritchett.
The 35 year old man could face the death penalty if convicted of capital murder for allegedly robbing and killing a man at the Ironto Rest Area.
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Teresa Hamilton has followed the case and joins us now to recap today's events.
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The four white New York Police officers who killed an unarmed black man have been indicted on second degree murder charges.
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The four officers fired 41 bullets at West African native Amadou Diallo- 19 shots hit the man.
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The officers appeared in State Supreme Court in the Bronx.
They are Kenneth Boss, Sean Carroll, Edward McMellon and Richard Murphy.
All of the officers entered innocent pleas.
The shootings prompted daily protests in New York- and the arrest of numerous protestors.

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Still to come on the newscast, Investigators continue to uncover evidence in the case of a copule accused of sexually torturing women in New mexico.
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and two announcements could bring hundreds of jobs to one local county. We'll have the details after this break.
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Investigators in Southern New Mexico are still baffled by a strange sex torture crime-
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A woman claims she was chained to a table and sexually tortured.
FBI agents are combing the property collecting any clues that may help them solve the case.
Police arrested 59 year old David Parker Ray and 39 year old Cindy Hendy-
Last night at a town meeting an acquaintance of Hendy talked to a reporter.
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((REPORTER: DID SHE SAY THEY EVER KILLED ANYBODY? JOHN BRANAUGH/NEIGHBOR: CINDY SAID SHE DIDN'T BUT HE TOLD HER HE'D PUT FOUR TO SIX BODIES INT EH LAKE AND THERE WAS MORE BURIED IN THE DESERT.)) [butt to 10:58:57] ((DARREN WHITE/NM STATE PUBLIC SAFETY: WHEN YOU LOOK AT THE CRIME SCENE IT IS CLEAR IN THIS CASE THAT ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE.))
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Authorities are focusing on a trailer they say Ray called his toy box- Inside FBI agents found an operating table and surgical tools.
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Two major business announcements will affect hundreds of jobs in Martinsville and Henry County.
This time it's good news.
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Stanley Furniture is growing.
The company is moving some of its manufacturing into a new warehouse.
And it's adding 300 new jobs.
The C-E-O said a strong economy is helping his business get bigger.
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Another furniture company joined today's job-fest.
American of Martinsville announced it's expanding and will add 200-positions.
Both companies got business-development grants from the governor's office.
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Neither company expects to have trouble finding workers.
Hundreds of people in Martinsville and Henry County have been looking for jobs since they were laid off at textile factories.
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A Rocky Mount company will pay 30-thousand-dollars to settle charges by the Environmental Protection Agency.
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The E-P-A says M-W Windows never reported its use of toxic chemicals that can cause nerve damage.
The company was originally fined 68-thousand-dollars but now that penalty's been cut in half.
Officials at M-W Windows say the plant no longer uses those chemicals and that it made a paperwork error by not reporting them three years ago.
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Preparations are under way for the Jewish Passover celebration which is to begin tonight at sundown.
Patrick Evans checks in with a local Temple to see what they have planned.
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One of those traditions involves food, and Patrick Evans decided to check out preparation for tonight's meal at Temple Emanuel
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Today on Health Check, there are signs of the changing times as tobacco companies begin to take down their billboards in the New River Valley.
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and then in Sports, Virginia Tech makes an announcement concerning the coach of its highly successful women's basketball team.
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Across the country, tobacco billboards are coming down, and today one in Christiansburg was replaced with an anti-smoking message.
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The recent tobacco settlement requires the tobacco companies to end their outdoor advertising campaigns.
Many of the signs have already been replaced...
And today, Lamar Oudoor Advertising covered a billboard for Winston Cigarettes with one highlighting the dangers of secondhand smoke.
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The Christiansburg Billboard is sponsored by the New River Valley Breathin' Easy Coalition... a group that is working to reduce smoking among young people.
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The death of an inmate at the Nottoway Correctional Center in late December, has focused new attention on the danger of rabies in Virginia.
Today in Blacksburg, state and national experts said it is a threat the public should take seriously.
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Last year, there were more than 500 confirmed cases of animal rabies in Virginia.
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Today, the problem brought animal control officers, game wardens, veterinarians and health professionals to a conference in Blacksburg.
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In western Virginia, health officials say cats are a significant concern. And they're encouraging pet owners to have their domestic animals vaccinated.

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The Two Minute Sports ticker is on the road again today.
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Virginia Tech has just ended a Press conference where it said it had a major announcement about the women's basketball team.
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Steve Mason is in Blacksburg with the latest.
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They're getting ready to ship an historic landmark out of Roanoke because no one's put the money up to save it.
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The historic Howbert House was built around 1800 on Salem Turnpike.
A contractor sandblasted through charcoal to uncover long heart pine logs that historians say are rare.
But now a crew is marking those logs so they can dismantle the cabin and possibly rebuild it elsewhere.
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((IT POSSIBLY COULD CHANGE THE CONFIGURATION, MOVE THAT AROUND TO THE SIDE AND GIVE A LITTLE CHARACTER TO THE LOOK INSTEAD OF JUST A RECTANGULAR BUILDING SO WIDE AND SO LONG THAT DOESN'T HAVE ANY REAL CHARACTER.))
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Levi says the asking price is 100-thousand-dollars and he's already had out-of-state offers.
He says the doors are handcrafted from solid oak and he'd move the staircase intact to keep the logs from splitting.
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The Big Game is getting even bigger.
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No one won last night's 103 million dollar jackpot.
So this Friday's drawing will be worth an estimated 150 MILLION dollars.
To win the multi-state lottery, players have to match all five lotto numbers plus a Big Money Ball.
Eighteen people won 150-thousand dollars each for matching five numbers without the Big Money Ball.
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