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Littleton Colorado remembers a fallen teacher ... as a one of the shooters' girlfriends is questioned.
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Today in Roanoke, one hoax forces students outside, and another leads to a student's arrest.
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Not much sun over the next few days as periods of moisture dominte the forecast through Thursday.

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In medical news -- A new vaccination could be added to the list -- this one prevents heart disease.
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And a recently approved diet drug will be sold in the U-S starting today.
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((THERE IS A FEMALE WE ARE SPEAKING TO. HOWEVER WE HAVE NOT CALLED HER A SUSPECT AT THIS TIME.))
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Police question an 18 year old girl- in the Littleton Colorado shootings.
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Investigators say the woman was the girlfriend of one of the suspects- but they say there is not evidence to call her a suspect.
Meanwhile Littleton laid to rest a high school coach and several teenagers today-
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Jennifer Sabih is outside the Columbine High School with more on the shootings and some details of what was inside the suspect's diary.
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((AS THE FUNERALS CONTINUE IN LITTLETON, COLORADO, INVESTIGATORS SAY ERIC HARRIS AND DYLAN KLEBOLD WANTED TO KILL HUNDREDS AND CAUSE MORE DESTRUCTION. HARRIS' DIARY REVEALS A MUCH BIGGER PLAN THAN WHAT WAS EXECUTED LAST TUESDAY, INCLUDING ATTACKING THE NEIGHBORHOOD AFTER BOMBING THE SCHOOL:

Steve Davis/Jefferson Co. Sheriff's Dept. They wanted to kill 500 people and hijack a plane to crash into POLICE SAY AN 18 YEAR OLD GIRLFRIEND OF KLEBOLD'S WAS RELEASED AFTER BEING QUESTIONED ABOUT WHETHER SHE BOUGHT FIREARMS USED IN THE ATTACK. ALTHOUGH NO ARRESTS HAVE BEEN MADE, DAVIS SAYS HE'S SURE SHE'LL BE QUESTIONED AGAIN. IN ONE OF FOUR FUNERALS, TODAY, THE ONLY TEACHER TO HAVE DIED , DAVE SANDERS, WAS REMEMBERED AS A HERO))



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The events in Littleton have local school officials taking no chances.
After two bomb scares at Roanoke schools today, the district is urging parents to talk to their kids about violence.

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A student was arrested after allegedly threatening a teacher at Patrick Henry High school.
The student is said to have told a teacher there was a bomb inside Penn Hall.
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((WAYNE HARRIS/ROANOKE SCHOOL SUPT.: THE COMMENTS INCLUDED THE PHRASE THAT THERE WAS A BOMB IN THE ROOM. AND THEN THAT STUDENT CAME BACK AND ASKED THAT TEACHER, "OH YOU'RE NOT DEAD YET?"))
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Another bomb threat at Woodrow Wilson Middle School delayed the start of classes for nearly three hours.
School superintendent Wayne Harris said he's confident the student who planted the device will be caught.
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(( THESE ARE THE KINDS OF THINGS THAT WILL NOT BE TOLERATED IN ROANOKE CITY SCHOOLS. THEY HAVE NO PLACE IN SCHOOL.))
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No explosive devices were found at either school. Tonight on News 7 at 6, we'll hear one students's reaction to the disruptions in school life.
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In the wake of last week's tragedy in Colorado and other recent shootings, communities are searching for solutions to the problem of school violence.
While there are no easy answers, schools in Roanoke and across the country are putting increasing emphasis on character education.
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Fallon Park Elementary is one of two schools in Roanoke that implemented the "Character Counts" program.
It stresses the six pillars of trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship.
And principal Rita Dunkin says she's seen a dramatic change.
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((RITA DUNKIN/FALLON PARK PRINCIPAL: WE USED TO HAVE CHILDREN WAITING TO COME TO SEE THE PRINCIPAL FOR NOT VERY GOOD THINGS. NOW MOST OF THE KIDS I SEE DURING THE DAY ARE COMING FOR GOOD THINGS TO BE RECOGNIZED FOR GOOD BEHAVIOR. I THINK IT'S A KINDER GENTLER SCHOOL THAT WE HAVE THIS YEAR AND THE KIDS ARE JUST SHOWING RESPECT TO EACH OTHER AND FOLLOWING THE PILLARS IN THEIR EVERYDAY LIFE. AND I COULDN'T BE MORE PROUD OF THEM.))
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We'll hear from Fallon Park Students and from educators who are carrying the curriculum to schools across the country... Tonight on News 7 at Six.

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AND RETURING TO Columbine High School, if you are interested in sending cards or letters to those involved in the shooting, there's a special address you can use.
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Here it is ... Messages for Columbine .. Communication Services .. Jefferson County Public Schools .. Post Office Box 4-thousand-1 .. Golden, Colorado. The zip code is 80401-0001.
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A Red Cross official met today with three American Prisoners of War in Yugoslavia.
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(Hornileo Sooma- rooga) Summaruga saw the three for about fifteen minutes. He says they're in good condition- and he was able to deliver messages to the three from their families.
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((JAMIE SHEA/NATO SPOKESMAN: HE WAS ABLE TO SEE THEM VERY BRIEFLY. HE BELIEVES SAID HE WOULD LIKE A LONGER MEETING TO ASCERTAIN BETTER THEIR PHYSICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL CONDITION.))
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(Sooma-Rooga) says he hopes a doctor will be able to meet with the servicemen tomorrow.
He doubts the three will be released before the battle over Kosovo comes to an end.
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A mix of heavy rain and hail blew through parts of North Texas-
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Winds gusted up to 70 miles an hour.
This was the result.
The storm downed trees, tore roofs off of buildings and tossed and crumpled trailer homes.
These pictures are from Arlington, Texas.
Some parts of the state saw hail one inch in diameter. Heavy rain in other areas caused flooding.
No injuries reported from the storms.
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Coming up on News 7 at 5, a prison drug suspect tells the court he's really working for the government.
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And almost everyone wants recycling, but would you want these dumpsters on Main Street near the center of your town?
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A new diet drug is about to hit the market. But its effects are not all pleasant, and it's not for everyone. [Jean & Tonya 2-shot]
And Patrick Evans will introduce us to a new women's center, with designs on both your body and soul. [sponsor]
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The town of Pulaski is facing a dilemma.
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It must come up with a site to relocate the town's recycling bins.
As a result, planning commission members recently voted to rezone a portion of downtown Pulaski to allow recycling centers.
It's a decision that's causing waves because one local business owner has proposed setting up a recycling center and large item drop off site along Route 99, near the heart of downtown.
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A public hearing is scheduled for tomorrow evening before town council, which has the ultimate say in rezoning.
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Other people have their own reason for opposing the idea. We'll hear from them on News 7 at 6.

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The judge in the Bland Prison Drug conspiracy case today scoffed at the lead defendant's claim, that he was only POSING as a drug dealer in order to gather information for authorities.
Federal Judge Jackson Kiser said if the tale is true, Inmate Michael Fulcher was "on his own ticket without any government supervision."
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Attorney David Whaley (WAY-lee) would not repeat his client's assertion outside the courtroom, but he told the judge that it would not have been the first time Fulcher had gathered information for the government without prior approval.
Prosecutor Joe Mott says: there WERE some informants working for the government in this case, but Fulcher was not among them.
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A powerful bomb went off Monday, in a hotel in central Moscow where foreign tourists often stay.
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The bomb was planted on the 20th floor of the Intourist hotel, near the Kremlin.
It destroyed part of the hotel's outer wall.
Police in Russia refused to speculate on the motive, and so far, nobody has claimed responsibility.
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The people who produce sexually explicit magazines and movies will still have to keep records .. showing the name and age of everyone involved in the explicit sex acts.
The Supreme Court today upheld a federal law that requires anyone who produces material depicting sexual acts to keep those records.

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Still ahead, if you're looking for a place to be pampered, Patrick Evans knows just the spot.
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The "Ray of Light" Women's Center is open for business in Daleville, and it offers a unique blend of experiences for both body and soul.
Patrick Evans takes us there for a visit.
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"The Matrix" is a big winner at the box office. Still ahead, we'll tell you which movies are hot right now.
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Today on health check -- A new report reveals many washing machines contain something worse than dirty clothes.
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And who has the power to regulate tobacco? The nation's highest court is deciding that now. [health bump]
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The Supreme Court will referee a fight over cigarette sales to minors.
The Court has decided to hear arguments on whether the Food and Drug Administration has the power to regulate tobacco.
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The F-D-A decided it had that power in 1996, imposing new limits on vending machines and tobacco billboards.
Tobacco companies sued, and an appeals court ruled last summer the F-D-A has no power to regulate tobacco. The court said Congress never gave the agency that authority.
So the White House appealed, and now the Supreme Court will decide.
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Dieters now have the first medication that does more than suppress appetite.
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The new pill blocks absorption of almost a third of the fat they eat. The government approval of Orlistat is for prescription only. Food and Drug Administration officials warn the drug is specifically for the seriously obese. The F-D-A does not suggest it should be used by casual dieters who just want to shed five or ten pounds. Orlistat's approval was delayed because some questioned whether the new diet pill might contribute to breast cancer. The F-D-A ultimately decided the pill was safe.
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Researchers are about to begin human testing of a special vaccine to prevent heart disease.
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The new vaccine blocks bad cholesterol and good cholesterol rises.
If the vaccine proves successful, it will only initially be available to certain people.
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((DR. ROBERT ROSENSON/RUSH PRESBYTERIAN MEDICAL CENTER: THOSE WITH A STRONG FAMILY HISTORY OF HEART DISEASE OR HAVE HEART DISEASE THEMSELVES, WOULD BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS VACCINE.))
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((JEFF MILLER/CANDIDATE FOR VACCINE: IF THEY HAD SOMETHING THAT WOULD PROTECT YOU AGAINST HEART DISEASE AND IT WAS A ONE-SHOT DEAL AND WAS SAFE, THAT'D BE GREAT.))
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The vaccine reduced heart blocks in lab animals by 40-percent.
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It is scheduled to be tested on humans this summer.
















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It looks like animal cloning has reached a new level.
Researchers in Japan say they have cloned two calves from cells found in a cow's milk.
The milk involved is colostrum (Kuh-loss-trum) -- it's produced in the first week after a cow gives birth.
Researchers say using the milk method may be safer for animals than earlier ones, because it doesn't require cutting the cow to extract donor cells.

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Cleaning your washing machine could make a difference to the health of anyone whose clothes go through it.
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A new study finds that many household washing machines contain disease-causing bacteria that often end up in clothes.
Researchers say part of the problem is people are washing in colder temperatures--and using less bleach than a generation ago.
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Welcome folks to the first ticker of the work week.
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The NFL is expected to OK the sale of the Redskins to Maryland businessman Daniel Snyder.
He reportedly plans to keep head coach Norv Turner and General manager Charley Casserly on board.
They howner do not plan to keep leading tackler Marvcus Patton on the team.
The free agent says he will sign with the Chiefs.
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John Elway will make his retirement official later this week at a newsconference in Denver.
The Broncos are delaying the official announcement in order not to conflict with or take any attention away from the crisis in Littleton.
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The fifth annual Civitan Women's Sportsmanship Awards banquet took center stage at the Patrick Henry Hotel today.
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Cave Spring girls basketball coach Linda Long served as the guest speaker. Glenvar won this years sportsmanship award. Bryan Harvey and guard Chrissy Lewis, who won the 500 dollar Civitan scholarship, accepted the trophy.
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Southwest Virginia is getting ready for the second annual Spring Jubilee, that's when the state Single A and double-A high school championships for 11 sports are decided.
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Events are scheduled at sites throughout the Roanoke and New River Valleys.
All the action happens the weekend of June Fourth.



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The Roanoke Express-Richmond Northern Conference finals will fire u this coming weekend, and Roanoke will be playing host to the first two games of the series.
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Roanoke will have the home ice advantage this Friday and Saturday nights for games one and two, before the series shifts to Richmond for games three and four next Wednesday and Friday.
Should the best four out of seven go beyond that point, Roanoke will host games five and seven with Richmond having home ice at the Coliseum for game number 6.
I'll see you back here at six everybody - have a safe night.
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A Sci-Fi thriller blasted its way back to the top of the box office.
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"The Matrix" grossed 12-point-9 million dollars over the weekend.
The movie has now grossed 117-million in its first four weeks.
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Here's a look at the weekend winners.
"Life" dropped to second with 11-point-6 million in box office sales.
Then it's a pretty big drop to "Never Been Kissed", followed by "Pushing Tin", and "Analyze This." [Close-ID] [5pm] SUPER=x4035; fax/copyright [SUPER=x4034;email/copyright]