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Coming up on News 7-
A threat shuts down one area school for tomorrow- on the one year anniversary of Columbine.
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Meanwhile a teenager is arrested for alleged computer hacking that shut down several big internet sites.
And another case of meningitis at Radford University.
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News 7 is next.

[Pulaski-Threat]


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A threat is closing a local school tomorrow.
Classes are cancelled tomorrow at Pulaski County High School and the County Governor's School.
The move comes after authorities found a website threatening students and faculty at the school.
The Pulaski County Sheriff's Department is investigating.
The site said the threats would be carried out tomorrow--
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Littleton, CO/April 20, 1999]

the one year anniversary of the Columbine shooting.
Two students killed 12 classmates and a teacher before taking their own lives.
Columbine High School has been under 24 hour security since Monday.
Attendance there tommorrow is optional.
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[Computer-Hacker]


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A 15-year old boy is facing charges for alleged computer hacking that stopped up some big name internet sites.
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[SUPER=03-Montreal, Canada]

Authorities were looking for a teenager to fit the nickname Mafia-Boy. They say the boy was bragging on an internet chat room- using that name. The hacking almost shut down such sites as yahoo and amazon-dot-com by making repeated information requests. Attorney General Janet Reno wants to put an end to internet hacking.
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((I THINK IT IS IMPORTANT TO LOOK AT WHAT WE DO. TO LET YOUNG PEOPLE KNOW THAT THEY ARE NOT GOING TO BE ABLE TO GET AWAY WITH SOMETHING LIKE THIS BECAUSE OF AGE.))
[SUPER=01-Janet Reno/Attorney General]
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[OUT Q=like this because of age]
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[VO-NAT]

The suspect is out on bail and banned from computers.
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[Botetourt-Supers]


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Botetourt County supervisors say this year's budget will be almost eight percent leaner than last year.
They say the county's revenue is at an all-time low, despite new industry.
As Tina Tenret reports, many residents want to know where the money's gone.
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[Pitts-Budget]


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It's looking like Pittsylvania County residents will be paying more taxes next year.
That's what some of the county's supervisors are saying.
The 95 million dollar budget includes a 28 cent tax hike.
Tax payers packed the Educational Cultural Center in Chatham. Many were there to talk about school funding.
Surae Chinn has more from tonight's public hearing.
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After a quick song and dance before the Pittsylvania County board of supervisors-- it was down to business. Right down to the fundamentals of school funding.
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((CAN YOU FIND EGYPT OR CHINA ON THESE MAPS I NEED MAPS FOR MY CLASSROOM)) [RUNS06]
Many teachers like,Joyce Wright, came here not only to talk about much needed supplies but also the need for more teachers and better salaries.
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((JOYCE WRIGHT/TEACHER FOR 26 YEARS: THE SALARIES ARE NOT COMPETITIVE. IT'S TIME WE DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT. NOTHINGS CHANGED.)) [RUNS:10]
Students also came in support of the school budget.
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((TIMOTHEUS POPE/STUDENT: I'M GOING TO COLLEGE NEXT YEAR AND I DON'T FEEL LIKE I'M READY.)) [RUNS:05]
But not everyone agreed how the money would be spent.
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((NANCY SMITH/TAX PAYER: THE EYES OF THE CONCERNED CITIZENS ARE ON THEM. UNNECESSARY SPENDING CAN NO LONGER BE TOLERATED.)) [RUNS:07]
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((SURAE CHINN/REPORTING: THE MAJORITY OF THE BOARD SUPPORT THE SCHOOL BUDGET THEY ALSO SAY A REAL ESTATE TAX INCREASE IS ALMOST INEVITABLE BUT THEY DON'T SAY HOW BIG THAT INCREASE WILL BE.))
They have many other expenses included in the 95 million dollar budget besides school funding-- Landfills, enhanced 911 system, and juvenile detention centers.
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((THEY DESERVE BETTER AND I'M IN FULL SUPPORT OF THE BUDGET.)) [RUNS:07] The board will not adopt the budget for at least a week. But many teachers and students anxiously await to find out if they will get what they say is their fair share. Surae Chinn News 7 Pittsylvania county.))
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[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in Weather Center

[WX1] [11:00pm] [04/19/2000] [MCU]WEATHER OFFICE [WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAP WAKE UP FORECAST

[Toss back to anchor][XGR-Vetoes]


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The Governor says all he wanted to do was help more laid off workers.
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But the General Assembly said NO to his budget amendment.
It would have taken seven million dollars aimed at emergency health insurance for laid off textile workers- but not just here.
That money would have been spread over several more localities-- requiring them to create their own insurance programs.
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((THIS IS IN MY OPINION A FRAUDULENT ATTEMPT TO ADDRESS A REAL ECONOMIC NEED. THEY'RE LOADING THIS THING UP AND MAKING IT SO COMPLICATED THAT IT CANNOT, WILL NOT WORK FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE WORKING POOR IN VIRGINIA'S HIGH UNEMPLOYMENT AREAS. I HOPE YOU WILL REJECT THESE AMENDMENTS. THEY'RE RIDICULOUS.))
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((GOV. JIM GILMORE: I'M FRANKLY SURPRISED THAT THEY'VE TAKEN SUCH A HARD LINE POSITION...WHEN I WAS TRYING TO BE BROADER FOR ALL THE PEOPLE OF THE COMMONWEALTH.))
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Lawmakers also over-rode a Gilmore veto in their one day reconvened session today.
The bill covered illegal aliens with workers comp insurance.
The Governor says he hates to give them any legal status.
But lawmakers overruled him-- to protect farmers and employers from private lawsuits.
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[Meningitis]


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A third case of meningitis has been confirmed at Radford University.
The 19-year old freshman is in stable condition at a Wise County Hospital.
The previous two meningitis patients are out of the hospital and doing well.
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No new cases have been reported in the NRV, but the health department is holding a vaccination tomorrow at Radford University for all freshman who live in dorms.
The college is also mass e-mailing students about how to prevent becoming infected.
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((NORLEEN POMERANTZ/VP STUDENT AFFAIRS: ))
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[OUT Q=not a good idea to do.]
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The free vaccination is scheduled from 8:00 until 6:00 in the Main Lounge of Moffett Hall and the Third Floor Classroom of Muse Hall. No appointment is necessary.

[Cuban-Boy]


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[Anchor tag!]
A huge victory for Elian Gonzalez supporters- Elian will stay in the United States at least for now- and the justices say a six year old can request political asylum for himself.
Byron Pitts has details.
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(( Today the same demonstrators who had PUSHED over police barricades when they were angry -- POPPED champaigne --- an

d celebrated what most consider -- a CLEAR victory for Elian Gonzalez's relatives in Miami -- and a stunning setback for U.S. immigration and the Justice Department. DEMONSTRATOR 'I'M FEELING PROUND. I THINK IT'S GREAT!' RAMON SAUL SANCHEZ, DEMOCRACIA MOVEMENT THIS WAS THE FIRST STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION....'
In a strongly worded ruling that 'SPANKED' the U.S. Government -- the federal appeals panel said Elian MUST stay in the U.S. until is court case is complete. AND BY LAW -- a six year old child CAN speak for himself. '... the STATUE SEEM TO SUPPORT PLAINTIFF'S (Elian's') ARGUMENT THAT HE, DESPITE HIS AGE, IS ENTITLED TO APPLY PERSONALLY FOR ASYLUM.'
Besides disagreeing with the government's argument that Elian CANNOT speak for himself -- the court criticized how I.N.S. has handled the case. -- saying ....
"... IT DOES NOT APPEAR THAT THE I.N.S. EVER SPOKE TO OR INTERVIEWED PLAINTIFF.))
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Today Janet Reno made it clear she CAN still return Elian Gonzalez to his father's care while he is in the United States.
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Still ahead on News 7 at Eleven... Fish...beer.... and politics.
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They mixed today as some big political heads campaigned in a less formal way.
The annual Shad planking brought people out by the thousands.
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[Sports-Preview]


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((STEVE MASON WITH YOU TONIGHT IN SPORTS AND WE WILL BE COURTEOUS, LADIES FIRST AT THE NATIONS FOURTH RANKED SOFTBALL TEAM PLAYS NUMBER 19. THE HOKIES SQUEAK ONE OUT AGAINST THE CAVALIERS, MIKE STEVENS BRINGS US A LITTLE LOVE FROM THE GGO, DID THE CAPITOLS AVOID ELIMINATION? AND WORDS FROM UVA QUARTERBACK DAN , ALL OF THIS IN SPORTS.))

[School-Closing]


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As we said earlier in the newscast, Authorities in Pulaski County have decided to shut down the high school and the Governor's School tomorrow- as a precaution.
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Myra Jones is outside the Pulaski County Sheriff's Department- Marya, what kind of a threat was this?
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[OKC-Anniversary]


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It was five years ago that a terrorist bomb blew up the federal building in Oklahoma City.
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((JOHN A. YOUNGBLOOD, JOHNNY ALLEN WADE, RICK L. THOMLIN ))
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The names of the 168 people killed in the bombing were read one by one-
Now where the Murrah building once stood- 168 empty chairs- one for each victim lost.
The site is now a National memorial-
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((HATE MAY BLOW UP BUILDINGS AND IT MAY CLAIM INNOCENT LIVES WE AS A PEOPLE WILL NEVER FORGET.))
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[OUT Q=WILL NEVER FORGET.]
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500-thousand people are expected to visit the site every year.
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[AZ-Shooting]


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A shooting at a retirement center in Arizona today-
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[SUPER=03-Peoria, AZ]


It happened in the community's recreation center- A gunman armed with a rifle and handguns- opened fire, killing one woman and injuring four others.
Police arrested a 55-year old man who had driven up to a building in a U-Haul rental truck.
The shooting happened as the victims's were holding a community association meeting.
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[Waterworks]


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A Smith Mountain Lake man must pay the state 24-thousand-dollars for overcharging his customers. But he's still trying to hit them up for more money.
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[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]

Robert Winney owns Waterworks -- a utility company serving four lake subdivisions.
[SUPER=04-September 1999;]

The State Corporation Commission says Winney does not fix leaks, lets the tanks run dry, and overcharges customers. He also refused to pay his electric bills, so the entire system was almost shut down. Today the S-C-C fined Winney 24-thousand-dollars. Winney's applying to raise his rates, even though the S-C-C has already told him no several times. He hung up when called for a comment.
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[Shad-Planking]


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The annual Shad planking was more than just a fish fry in Wakefield today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=203-Wakefield]


Close to four-thousand democrats and republicans made their way through the crowd to hear what this year's Senate candidates had to say.
It wasn't hard to figure out who they were.
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Robb caught up with opponent and Former Governor George Allen.
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Allen said he thinks 99-point -9 of today's turn-out will vote in the November election.
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There's much more ahead on on News 7 at Eleven.
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[VO-NAT]


they walked their way into the spotlight for their contributions to the community.
Life savers and tutors are among this special group.
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[Young-Heroes]


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12 young heroes were honored tonight for their extraordinary accomplishments.
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[VO-NAT]
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18 year old Kellee Green is among the heroes.
She is being honored for her work with special education students at Hurt Park Elementary School.
Green says she doesn't consider herself a hero -- she's just trying to do the right thing.
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((KELLEE GREEN/YOUNG HERO: SOMETIMES THEY MAY FEEL EMBARRASSED TO ASK QUESTIONS BECAUSE I FELT EMBARRASSED TO ASK QUESTIONS WHEN I WAS LITTLE AND I TOLD THEM THEY CAN ASK ME ANYTHING THEY WANT AND I'LL HELP THEM WITH IT.))
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Others being honored have saved lives and over come adversities like the death of parents or being confined to a wheel chair.
All the young people say you don't have to work at being a hero it comes from the heart.
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[S-Extra]


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Lots of sports but first our extra point.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=75-Oakland, CA; :]


The Golden State Warriors held a news conference today to introduce that guy, Dave Cowens as the team's new head coach. Cowens takes over a team with the third worst record in the NBA.
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[S-Softball]


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We start with college softball. Fourth ranked Roanoke battled 19th rated Bridgewater in ODAC match up double header.
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[SUPER=03-Salem/Bridgewater vs. Roanoke;]


Roanoke College has cracked the top five moving up from ninth to fourth in the National Fast Pitch Coaches Association Poll.
Bridgewater breaks the tie in the top of the sixth, when Roanoke can't handle the infield fly Kameron Tucker scores and it's 2-1 Eagles.
[super=34-Bridgewater/5/Roanoke/6;]


The lead doesn't last long as Lisa Wasiloff singles home Roanoke native Keri Whitney to tie it and this one ends with Roanoke winning 6-5 in 12 innings. Roanoke won the second game two-nothing.
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[S-VT]


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Virginia Tech hooked up with Virginia in Blacksburg today.
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[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/UVA vs. Va. Tech;]


Students from Cedar Bluff and Tazewell Elementary Schools took in the game at English Field.
Tech starts smacking the ball early, as Kevin Bice gets the hit into right field scoring Addison Bowman and moving Jed English to third. It's 1-0 Tech.
English would score a few pitches later as UVA's Tommy Keiper throws a wild one giving the Hokies a two nothing lead in the bottom of the first.
We move ahead to the bottom of the third, Tech's Brad Bauder drops a double to right field scoring Bice from second to increase the Hokies advantage.
[SUPER=34-Virginia Tech/7/Virginia/6/10 Innings]


Chris Winterfeldt then dings one to rightcenter scoring Bauder from second and Tech wins it 7-to-6 in 10 innings.
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The Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic tees off later today. Mike Stevens says this year's tournament shapes up quite lovely for a Tarheel.
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[S-NHL]


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The Stanley Cup playoffs rolled on last night. In the Eastern Conference quarterfinals, the Capitols were trying to avoid elimination at the hands of Pittsburgh.
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[SUPER=03-Landover, MD/HTS; :00]


After a John Slaney goal, Jaromir Jagr gets on the board, beating Olaf Kolzig at the 1939 mark of the first. 2-1 Penguins. But Washington's Jeff Halpern scores at the 12:55 mark of the third and Washington wins 3-2
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[S-Ellis]


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Dan Ellis finished last season strong and ended the year ranked eighth in the nation in passing efficiency.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville; :00]


Despite missing two weeks of spring ball with a separated shoulder, Ellis is no doubt the Cavaliers top quarterback.
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[IN Q="I feel]
[SUPER=01-Dan Ellis/UVa Senior Quarterback; :00]

((DAN ELLIS/UVA SENIOR QUARTERBACK:I FEEL REAL COMFORTABLE AND I GUESS AFTER A YEAR OF PLAYING ON THE TEAM AND BEING WITH THE SAME GUYS FOR SO LONG YOU GET USED TO IT.AND I'M NOT SUPRISED ANY TIME I SEE A DEFENSE , I KNOW WHAT TO EXPECT, I KNOW WHAT THE DEFENSE IS GONNA BRING.))
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Ellis has the good fortune of returning all four of UVa's top wide outs. Kevin Coffey is the senior leader who caught a touchdown pass in the spring game. Super sophomore Billy McMullen racked up 483 receiving yards as a freshman last (-------------)year.