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Good Morning, I'm Melanie Moon.
In Littleton, Colorado this morning investigators resume work at Columbine High School trying to learn more about the rampage that left 15 people dead.
Officials say they have hundreds more interviews to complete as they try to determine if others were involved.
Andrew Colton joins us live with an update.
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A Roanoke 9th grader is among those waiting for the names of the dead.
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Tommy Wood attended another school in Littleton last year and still has friends at Columbine.
He did NOT know the two students who carried out the attack, but did know several others who wore trenchcoats and listened to heavy metal music.
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(( TOMMY WOOD/FORMER LITTLETON STUDENT; THEY WERE THE KIND OF PEOPLE THAT WEAR THAT STUFF JUST FOR LOOKS AND FOR THEIR OPINION AND THEY DIDN'T REALLY, THEY LIKED JUST AVOUT EVERYONE AND THEY REALLY DIDN'T THINK OF KILLING ANYBODY OR HURTING ANYBODY. ))
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Wood says he'd like to return to Littleton to visit his friends, but he doesn't want to live there anymore.
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He gunned down two men in the streets of Bedford in 1997--
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now Andre Evans could receive the death penalty for his crime.
A judge found him guilty of capital murder yesterday.
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The maximum penalty could be death.
Sentencing gets underway later this morning.
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A Montgomery County Circuit judge has been asked to UN-seal a grand jury indictment that allegedly involves former Virginia Tech Quarterback Jim Druckenmiller.
Papers filed in court by the Times-World Corporation allege the indictment charges Druckenmiller with a felony but does not go into the nature of the alleged offense.
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Druckenmiller just finished his second year as a back-up quarterback with the San Francisco 49-ers.
He played at Virginia Tech for four years before moving on to a professional career.
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During yesterday's hearing, both sides had a chance to make their case.
Prosecutor Skip Schwab argued that a defendant has the right to be served with an indictment before learning about it in the media.
Circuit Judge Ray Grubbs indicated he'll rule on the matter later today.

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The company building the first section of the Smart Road in Montgomery County has been cited for nine worker safety violations.
The state department of labor and industry want to fine P-C-L Civil Contractors more than 37-thousand dollars.
The Canadian-based company will appeal the citations.
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The work site was inspected last winter after a worker fell 45-feet from a steel scaffolding.
John Wesley Burford died 23 days later.
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In sports, the Express continues its quest toward the Kelly Cup.
Roy Stanley has details
Good Morning Roy.
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NATO is apparently hitting Yugoslavia's president where he lives.
The government-run news agency says one of Slobodan Milosevic's residences was destroyed today in an allied attack.
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But the president and his family weren't home at the time.
NATO officials say he spends the night in different bunkers.
The hit comes on the 28th night of air strikes and despite overcast weather.
Other targets, according to Serb reports, included a military airfield north of Belgrade.
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(( JAMIE SHEA//NATO SPOKESMAN :"THE NUMBER OF TARGETS THAT WE ARE STRIKING EACH NIGHT NOW, EVEN WITH BAD WEATHER CONDITIONS, IS DOUBLE THE NUMBER THAT WE WERE STRIKING IN THE FIRST TWO WEEKS OF THE AIR CAMPAIGN."))
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Which nato admits has changed the reality of the situation on the ground entirely - leading some to wonder if NATO's assessment on the need for ground troops shouldn't change as well.
However, the arrival of tank killing apache helicopters wil take NATO'S flight's closer to the ground, and also increase the risk of U-S casualties.
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It's a fifty year old Virginia tradition-- Shad Planking.
If you hold, or aspire to a top political office, you have to be there.
Which is why they came to work the woods of Wakefield.
Our Ellen Qualls was there, too.
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Lewis-Gale Medical Center is donating 50-thousand dollars to Virginia Western Community College to help health care students learn the latest in medicine.
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The college is using the grant to develop a new health care outreach program for students.
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((DR. MARK EMICK/VWCC PRESIDENT ASST.: ROANOKE IS A MEDICAL CENTER. IT IS A MEDICAL SERVICES CENTER, BUT IT'S ALSO A MEDICAL EDUCATION CENTER, WE HAVE TO CONSTANTLY BE ATTEMPTING TO RAISE THE LEVEL, TO ADVANCE THE LEVEL OF HEALTHCARE IN THE ROANOKE AREA.))
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The first phase of the program is a community health care needs assessment. All local hospitals, physician's offices, retirement communities and nursing homes will be surveyed to identify their biggest demands.

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In medical news, taking medication to reduce high blook pressure nay bring on other problems.
Mika Brzezinski has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
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SCIENTISTS SAY ASPIRIN CAN REDUCE LIFE-THREATENING BLOOD CLOTS AFTER SURGERY.
AN INTERNATIONAL STUDY LOOKED AT MORE THAN 13-THOUSAND PATIENTS WHO UNDERWENT HIP OPERATIONS.
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A STUDY SPANNING SEVERAL DECADES SHOWED THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE WITH THIS DANGEROUS CONDITION DECREASED... AS BLOOD PRESSURE DRUGS BECAME MORE WIDELY USED.
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RESEARCHERS HAVE FOUND OBESE WOMEN ARE SIX TIMES MORE LIKELY TO DEVELOP INFLAMMATION IN THEIR ARTERIES--
A MAJOR RISK FACTOR FOR HEART DISEASE.
WHAT'S SCARY.. IS THAT THIS PROBLEM CAN GO UNNOTICED FOR YEARS.
DOCTORS ARE TRYING TO SEE WHETHER LOSING WEIGHT--OR TAKING CERTAIN DRUGS--CAN REVERSE THE CONDITION.
THAT IS A LOOK AT TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M MIKA BRZEZINSKI, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

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Here's a look at today's top stories.
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Memorial services and make-shift shrines offer some comfort to grieving families and friends of the victims of Tuesday's shooting rampage at a Colorado High school.
All of the bodies were removed from Columbine High yesterday after numerous explosive devices were found.
Authorities have dozens of interviews to conduct as they try to determine if others may have been involved.
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A Montgomery County Circuit judge will rule today whether to UN-seal a grand jury indictment that allegedly involves former Virginia Tech Quarterback and now N-F-L player Jim Druckenmiller.
Papers filed in court by the Times-World Corporation alleges the indictment charges Druckenmiller with a felony but does not go into the nature of the alleged offense.
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And as the air strikes intensify in yugoslavia, U-S apache helicopters get ready to join the nato mission.
The tank killing machines arrived in albania yesterday.
They could begin targeting serb tanks as early as next week.
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And that's what's making news on this Thursday April 22nd.
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

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As they try to piece together one the deadliest school they have hundreds of interviews to complete and computer records to scan.
They're trying to find out if anyone knew what the two teen gunman were up to before they walked into Columbine High School and gunned down dozens of students and teachers.
Andrew Colton has the latest.
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HUNDREDS OF FRIENDS AND FAMILY MEMBERS OF THE SCHOOL SHOOTING VICTIMS-- GATHERED UNDER GREY SKIES -- WITH CANDLES AND ROSES AND THOUGHTS OF THE GUNFIRE THAT SHATTERED THE CALM OF THEIR EVERYDAY LIVES.
SOT: WELLINGTON WEBB/DENVER MAYOR ... MAYBE WE JUST NEED TO LEARN TO LOVE EACH OTHER MORE...

THEY REMEMBERED TOO THE VICTIMS: 14-STUDENTS-- INCLUDING THE GUNMEN-- AND A TEACHER... THEIR BODIES FINALLY REMOVED FROM COLUMBINE HIGH IN THE DARKNESS OF NIGHT... POLICE SAY THEY FOUND A SEMI-AUTOMATIC RIFLE, 2-SAWED-OFF SHOTGUNS AND A HANDGUN INSIDE THE SCHOOL AND MORE THAN 30-BOMBS INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE BUILDING-- IN THE KILLERS' VEHICLES AND THEIR HOMES.
SOT: JOHN STONE/JEFFERSON COUNTY SHERIFF I'VE HAD CONCERNS ... WHETHER 2-PEOPLE COULD CARRY ALL OF THAT IN THERE...

THEIR TRADEMARK BLACK TRENCH-COASTS ASIDE-- AUTHORITIES ALSO QUESTION-- IF THERE WERE ANY WARNING SIGNS -- OF WHAT ERIC HARRIS AND DYLAN KLEBOLD WERE PLANNING.
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...WE AS A COMMUNITY...NEED TO SPEND SOME TIME LOOKING AT THE BEHAVIORAL ASPECTS OF THIS-- AND SEE WHAT WE CAN COME OUT OF THIS WITH... ANDREW COLTON/CBS NEWS STANDUP:))

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A Roanoke County high school principal says he'll tell students not to tease classmates who wear trenchcoats.
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16-year-old John Fidler left Northside High school early yesterday to avoid a fight.
He wasn't even wearing his usual black jeans and trenchcoat -- but he says students still would not stop calling him the Trenchcoat Mafia.
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Other parents have also complained, saying their children were teased for wearing trenchcoats.
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((NO KIDS 16 YEARS OLD WANTS TO BE CALLED THE TRENCHCOAT MAFIA. LIKE I SAID EARLIER THAT TO ME IS JUST LIKE BEING CALLED CHARLES MANSON.))
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Fidler says he wears a trenchcoat to mimic his favorite wrestler -- Sting -- but that he will put it away for a while.
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[Gun-Bill]


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Students in our area are worried they could also be victims of violence in school.
Some are asking the Governer to approve a total ban on guns on school property, with NO exemption for students with hunting rifles and licenses.
A bill currently on the governor's desk would allow a hunting exemption if approved by the local school board.


Eric Earnhart has more.
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(( For this group of seniors at Lord Botetourt, the question is a no-brainer.
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(( FRED HUTCHINS/SENIOR; I WOULD SAY NO GUNS AT VIRGINIA SCHOOLS PERIOD, IT'S NOT WORTH THE RISK OF HAVING YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN LOOSE THEIR LIVES SO SOME HUNTING STUDENTS CAN HAVE THE CONVENIENCE OF JUST GOING OUT IN THE PARKING LOT AND THEN GO HUNTING. )) [RUNS 14]
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That parking lot is not far from the building itself... It would take only a minute or two to get a gun and return to the building. it IS something students worry about.
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(( ALEX MCLEAREN/SENIOR; WHEN YOUR'RE WALKING DOWN THE HALL AND YOU SEE A FIGHT, YOU DON'T WANT TO BE AFRAID THE SOMEBODY'S GOING TO PULL OUT A GUN THAT THEY HAD JUST GOTTEN FROM THEIR CAR AND START RANDOMLY FIRING )) [RUNS 09]
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And one student says, if you consider the lengths schools go to to protect students, letting guns anywhere near the building doesn't make sense.
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(( HARASH PATEL/SENIOR; KIDS CAN'T HAVE CIGARETTES, CELL PHONES, PAGERS AT SCHOOL.... THEY CAN HAV HUNTING RIFLES? IF THEY HAVE A BAD DAY, THEY COULD BE HUNTING PEOPLE. )) [RUNS 10]
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The students want Gilmore and the legislature to produce an UNCONDITIONAL ban of all guns on school property.
The governor DID, sign a bill today giving anyone convicted of posessing a gun on school property, WITH THE INTENT TO USE IT THERE, or THREATEN PEOPLE WITH IT, a mandatory 5 year prison sentence.
Eric Earnhart, News 7))


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A Montgomery County Circuit judge will rule today whether to UN-seal a grand jury indictment that allegedly involves former Virginia Tech Quarterback Jim Druckenmiller.
Papers filed in court by the Times-World Corporation allege the indictment charges Druckenmiller with a felony but does not go into the nature of the alleged offense.
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Druckenmiller just finished his second year as a back-up quarterback with the San Francisco 49-ers.
He played at Virginia Tech for four years before moving on to a professional career.
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During yesterday's hearing, both sides had a chance to make their case.
Prosecutor Skip Schwab argued that a defendant has the right to be served with an indictment before learning about it in the media.
Circuit Judge Ray Grubbs indicated he'll rule on the matter later today.

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He gunned down two men in the streets of Bedford in 1997--
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now Andre Evans could receive the death penalty for his crime.
A judge found him guilty of capital murder yesterday.
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The maximum penalty could be death.
Sentencing gets underway later this morning.
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Despite poor weather condition's NATO pilots stepped up attacks around Belgrade overnight.
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The Yugoslav run news agency says one of Slobodan Milosevic's residences was destroyed in on attack.
But the president and his family were NOT home at the time.
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As the air strikes intensify U-S apache helicopters get ready to join the NATO mission.
The low-flying killing machines arrived in Albania yesterday.
They could begin targeting Serb tanks as early as next week.
There's also word nato may soon rethink its air bombing campaign.
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Meantime, White House officials have changed their minds about taking in refugees.
The U-S will now accept 20-thousand of the displaced Kosovars.
But instead of housing them at a millitary base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
They will be allowed to live with with relatives here in America.. on a temporary basis.
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Lots of changes at Roanoke's Towers Mall.
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S and S Cafeteria has not renewed its lease.
S and S said it wants to stay in Roanoke ...
But the mall's leasing agent said the restaurant will close on June first.
Also closing is Mae's Fabric store.
Mall officials say they're trying to lure a nationally recognized clothing store to fill the empty space.
Also ... new pizza restaurant is supposed to open at Towers in two weeks.
And next month, the old theater will be torn down, clearing the way for even more new tenants.
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In sports, one local golfer's days on the Tour aren't over.
Roy Stanley has details.
Good Morning Roy.
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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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A judge will decide today whether to unseal an indictment allegedly involving former Virginia Tech quarterback Jim Druckenmiller.
Court papers filed by the Times-World Corporation allege the indictment involves a felony, but do not go into details of the alleged offense.
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[VO-NAT]
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Andre Evans could face the death penalty for shooting two men to death.
A judge found him guilty of capital murder yesterday.
The sentencing phase of his trial gets underway later this morning.
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Several changes are on the way to Roanoke's Towers Mall.
The mall's leasing agent says S and S Cafeteria will move out on June First.
Mae's fabric store is also shutting down.
A pizza restaurant will move in in about two weeks.
And next month, the old theater will be torn down, clearing the way for even more new tenants.
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