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Local authorities lure ANOTHER suspected pedophile into police custody, via the internet.
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And affirmative action sparks a war of words between Governor Gilmore and UVA's President.

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In sports, Mike Stevens will joins us live from Martinsville, the Great One is leaving the N-H-L.
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And Virginia Tech and Virginia will wrap up their spring football seasons tomorrow afternoon.
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Big winds again for southwest Virginia. Our rather chilly forecast is coming up.
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((WILLIAM HURD/VMI LEAD COUNSEL: AND IT REALLY IS TIME TO LET V-M-I GO.))
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But a federal judge says it's probably too early to end government oversight of the Virginia Military Institute's efforts to bring women into the corps.
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[VMI]


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In a surprising reversal, federal judge Jackson Kiser today said he'd probably re-instate a sexual discrimination lawsuit against V-M-I, and let the government keep its eye on the school for at least another two years.
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Steve Smallshaw joins us live from Danville where both sides presented arguments in federal court.. Steve, why the sudden turnaround today?
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Jean, when Judge Kiser first dismissed the lawsuit back in January, it was because he hadn't heard any objection from the government..
Department of Justice lawyers today blamed that lack of response on a clerical error, and told Judge Kiser V-M-I hasn't proven it's complying with what the Supreme Court wanted.
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(( After fighting for so long to get women into V-M-I, attorneys for the United States government argued today it's too early to say the assimilation has been a success.
They want the military school to provide more information about how scholarships are handed out, what athletic programs are being developed and whether the appropriate mechanism is in place to handle complaints of sexual harassment.


Attorneys for V-M-I say everything's going well, and that the government is simply trying to micro-manage the school.
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((WILLIAM HURD/VMI LEAD COUNSEL: WE WILL, OF COURSE, LIVE WITH WHATEVER ORDER THE COURT ENTERS IN TERMS OF REPORTING, BUT WE STRONGLY BELIEVE THAT VMI HAS DONE A WONDERFUL JOB OF BRINGING WOMEN INTO THE CORPS, THE NATION HAS BEEN IMPRESSED WITH THE WAY THAT VMI HAS BROUGHT WOMEN INTO THE CORPS.))
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But the Department of Justice says it's not enough to SAY things are fine.. V-M-I needs to PROVE it.
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((MICHAEL MAURER/DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ATTORNEY: WE'LL HAVE TO WAIT AND SEE WHAT THE ORDER SAYS. AGAIN, WE SAID THAT IT WAS PREMATURE TO DISMISS THE CASE AND IF THE JUDGE IS GOING TO CONTINUE SUPERVISION, THEN WE'D BE PLEASED WITH THAT.))

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Judge Kiser did "not" issue a formal ruling today, but says he likely will vacate his original dismissal of the lawsuit.
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He'd like to see the government keep tabs on the school at least until the first class of female cadets graduates.. in another two years. Jean?


[Casteen]


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The president of Virginia's flagship university has thrown down the gauntlet.
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University of Virginia President John Casteen says Virginia has a "moral obligation" to give preference in admissions to minority students.
That's because of a history of racial discrimination.
The declaration puts him in opposition to Virginia's current policy.
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((JOHN CASTEEN/UNIV. OF VIRGINIA PRESIDENT: THE QUESTION THAT NEEDS TO BE ADDRESSED IS THIS: WHAT ARE THE EFFECTS ACROSS GENERATIONS, WHEN CHILDREN GROW UP IN A CLIMATE IN WHICH IT'S A MATTER OF PUBLIC RECORD THAT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE GOVERNOR WOULD RATHER CLOSE SCHOOLS AND DENY EDUCATION THAN HAVE THOSE CHILDREN'S PARENTS OR GRANDPARENTS STUDY IN SCHOOLS WITH WHITE CHILDREN?))
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((GOV. JIM GILMORE: THE KEY IS NOT TO LOOK BACK. THE KEY IS TO LOOK AHEAD. AND MY POLICIES ARE TO BE INCLUSIVE, TO BE REACHING OUT. BUT NOT TO SUPPORT QUOTAS OR RACIAL PREFERENCES. I THINK RACIAL PREFERENCES ARE WRONG, AND PROBABLY DUBIOUS UNDER THE LAW.))
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Casteen's critics say he admitted to using racial preferences in his State of the University speech.
Governor Gilmore says he's sure U-V-A will stop using racial preferences if it has been doing so.
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[Dr.-Evil]


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Bedford County lures and arrests another presumed pedophile by using the Internet.
Early this afternoon 47-year-old, Raymond Canupp, known as Dr. Evil, came to Eastern Bedford from Charlotte, North Carolina.
Police say he was there to meet with a 13-year-old girl he met over the Internet.
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Unbeknownst to Dr. Evil, the girl was really an undercover police officer.
The F-B-I is currently working with the Bedford Police Department on the case, and they have not decided whether they will charge Canupp under federal or state statutes.
Dr. Evil was one of the top ten most wanted pedophiles.
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(MIKE BROWN/BEDFORD CO. SHERIFF: DR. EVIL, MR. CANUPP, WAS ON THE TOP OF OUR TOP TEN LIST. WE HAVE A LIST OF TRAVELERS,

PEDOPHILES, WHO ARE NUMBER ONE VERY DANGEROUS AND NUMBER TWO QUITE WILLING TO TRAVEL TO ANY LENGTH TO HAVE A SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH A CHILD. AGAIN, THIS PERSON WE HAVE IS CONSIDERED QUITE DANGEROUS.)
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Canupp has been transported to the Blue Ridge Regional Jail and is waiting to meet with the magistrate.

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A former Danville police officer has been charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
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Dewey Hancock left the force last month. Police won't say what led to the morals charge, except that the incident happened in December.
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Two years ago, Hancock shot and killed a shoplifting suspect during a struggle.
An investigation cleared him of any wrongdoing.
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Still to come- say goodbye to parking meters.
You won't find any more of the money-eating machines in the Star City.
That story a little later on News 7 at 6.
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And a presidential candidate for the year 2000 gets an endorsement from Virginia's top lawmaker...
The story straight ahead.
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He's a southern governor who enacted the biggest tax cut in Texas history, and he's reaching out to ethnic minorities.
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So is Governor Jim Gilmore, who announced today he's endorsing George W. Bush for the Republican presidential nomination.
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The endorsement could have more impact because of a bill Gilmore says he'll sign.
It would allow the parties to hold early presidential primaries.
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((GOV. JIM GILMORE: BUT IF THEY DO, AND I URGE THEM IN FACT TO HAVE THAT PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY, THEN WE WOULD BE IN A POSITION TO HAVE A PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY FEBRUARY 29. THAT WOULD MAKE US ABOUT THE FIRST BIG STATE TO GO IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.))
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Gilmore also hailed Bush for his "inclusive" policies and push for diversity within the Republican party.
Bush labels himself "a compassionate conservative."
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Several members of Congress are headed to the Balkans, to check on the NATO bombing campaign.
Senator Chuck Robb is the one from Virginia who's making the trip.
Robb will stop first at the air base in Aviano, Italy.
Then, he'll be touring either Albania or Macedonia.


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A benefit in Vinton raises money for costly medicine to keep Gordon Conner alive.
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Conner had a liver transplant last summer...and now he is forced to take expensive medication for the rest of his life.
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Family and friends came in by the dozens to help raise the 20-thousand dollars needed for one years of Conner's medication.
Conner's mother is Iva Stilwel- who was a musician with the "Orginal Orchard Grass Band."
She was able to get over 20 bands to donate their music for free.
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The "Country Ladies" was one band that played a tune for supporters.
Donated clothing and goods were up for sale...with all proceeds going to the National Foundation for Transplants for Gordon Conner.
The benefit lasts until 11 p-m tonight and continues Saturday from 9 a-m until 10 p-m.
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Mixed news from Wall Street for the Friday close... [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE ]
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The Dow gained 31 points to finish with it's fifth straight record close at 10-thousand, 4-hundred-94.
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The parking meter is now part of Roanoke history.
Last year city council voted to get rid of all 140-meters in the city.
Today, as Scott Goldberg reports, the city got rid of the last one.
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It was a sparsely attented and solemn ceremony.
As the father of the ordinance that killed Roanoke's parking meters lifted the city's last meter from its perch... [close up of meter]
He remembered a once useful parking tool whose time had run out.
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((ALVIN HUDSON: I'VE SAID MANY TIMES THESE METERS WERE USEFUL AT TIMES, NOW IT'S TIME TO GO.))
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Drivers will never again feed a meter in Roanoke.
Then again, some never did.
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((Scott Goldberg: Do you ever notice parking meters around here? WOMAN: TO TELL YOU THE TRUTH, NO? ARE THEY THERE?))


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Believe it or not, there was a time when parking meters made a lot of money.
But that was then.
And now:
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((ALVIN HUDSON: IT WAS COSTING US PROBABLY MORE TO MAINTAIN THEM THAN WE WERE GETTING OUT OF THEM. THEY WERE A GOOD REVENUE SOURCE. BUT NOT ANYMORE.))
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((SCOTT GOLDBERG: NOW I KNOW WHAT YOU'RE THINKING. AND THE ANSWER IS NO. YOU MAY NOT PARK WHEREVER YOU WANT FOR AS LONG AS YOU WANT. THE CITY WILL POST AND ENFORCE TIME LIMITS. THE ONLY DIFFERENCE IS NOW YOU WON'T HAVE TO FEED THE METER.))
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Which is nice.
More change in drivers' pockets is a good thing.
Still ... you can't please all the people all the time.
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((MAN: SOMETHING ELSE I'M WORRIED ABOUT IS, THERE'S JUST NOT THAT MUCH PARKING.))
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And now that more of the parking is free, parking in the city could get more popular, with more people fighting for spots.
That doesn't mean anyone's really lamenting the meter's demise, though.
It never was that popular.
And now that it's gone chances are it will soon be forgotten.
Scott Goldberg, News-7.
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If you really miss the meters, you'll have a chance to buy an old one.
The city plans to put old parking meters up for bids at an auction next weekend.




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And coming up in sports, Qualifying is over at Martinsville Mike Stevens will have a live report.
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And Wayne Gretzky made it official today announcing his retirement after 20 seasons in the National Hockey League.

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The Trucks and Winston Cup cars are in Martinsville for a big weekend of racing.
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Its a little windy at the track And Mike Stevens joins us live with qualifying runs for the trucks and Winston cup Cars, Mike.
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He made it official this afternoon, Wayne Gretzky is hanging up his Skates.
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Gretzky played his final game in Canada last night as the Rangers and Ottawa skated to a 2 to 2 tie.
A crowd of more than 18 thousand gave him a standing ovation after the game. And today in New York Gretzky said good bye to professional hockey.
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Gretzky played in the N-H-L for 20 seasons. He leaves as the most profific scorer in league history with a league record 1-thousand 486 games on his resume.
Gretzky scored a league record 28-hundred 56 points in his career.
He won league M-V-P honors 9 times.
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Women from around the region are singing their way through the weekend.
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The Sweet Adelines barber-shop quartet organization is holding its regional competition here in Roanoke.
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When most people think of barber-shop quartets the image of four men in boler hats and striped shirts may come to mind. But this competition is a little different.
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((KAREN CASON/SHOWBIZ! QUARTET: WELL THEY PROBABLY HAVE HIGH HEELS IN THEIR CLOSET AND OTHER THINGS. BUT ITS JUST A HIGHER PITCH SOUND AND WE GET TO WEAR A LOT MORE SEQUENTS THAN THE MEN DO.))
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The women are judged in four categories- music, sound, expression and showmanship.
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