[7-11Drowning]

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An eight year old boy has died after apparently drowning in a swimming pool over the weekend.
The little boy was attending a religious retreat in Roanoke County with his step father and brothers -- when he turned up missing, Saturday afternoon.
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Authorities say he was later found in the swimming pool at the Church of God State Offices.
The boy died later at a local hospital. Just what happened is still a mystery -- since church officials say the pool is surrounded by a gate and is always locked.
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((EVERYONE WAS AFFECTED THERE IS NO WAY THE COULDN'T BE. BUT THANKFULLY THE PASTORAL STAFF AND GODDLY MEN. IT WAS A GREAT TEM OF HELP AND OF MINISTRY AND PRAYER THROUGHOUT THE LAST FEW HOURS OF THIS PROCESS))
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Parris says the boy was exceptional in a number of ways because he had a passion for the lord.
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((I SPENT A LOT OF TIME WITH HIS DAD. IN MOST OF THE NIGHT AT THE HOSPITAL. HIS LITTLE BOY WAS IN THE CHURCH CHOIR AT VIRGINIA BEACH HIS DAD SAID HE LOVED TO SING))
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The boy was attending the retreat with various congregations from across Virginia.
Authorities do not suspect foul play and are waiting on autopsy results.
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[7-11Jefferson-Hemings]


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The decision to include a slave's descendants in Thomas Jefferson's family has again been put on hold.
The delay at the annual meeting of the Monticello Association in Charlottesville frustrated Sally Hemings' descendants.
A special membership committee said it needed more time to examine the paternity question.
The committee is promising to issue a report by next year's meeting.

[7-11Robertson]


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Evangelist Pat Robertson expressed his views on the death penalty in this weekend's early morning talk show circuit.

The leader of the Christian Coalition favors a moratorium on the death penalty.
Robertson says the system is unfair, especially to minorities.
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((WITH THE SCIENCE WE HAVE TODAY, I BELIEVE THERE ARE MEN ON DEATH ROW WHO COULD BE FREED. WE DON'T NEED THIS RUSH TO DEATH. THEY COULD WAIT A YEAR.))
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Oklahoma's Governor challenged Robertson's views-- saying despite popular opinion, capital punishment does not occur that often in the U-S.




[7-6Wilder]


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A former state delegate will serve three years probation for cocaine possession.
38- year old Lawrence Douglas Wilder Junior was sentenced Friday as part of a plea agreement.
Wilder is the son of former Governor Doug Wilder.



[7Weather]


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Taking a look at your Monday forecast...
Partly sunny today with scattered storms possible.
Highs in the upper 80s to 90.
Tonight, partly cloudy with storms moving in.
Lows in the low 60s.
The extended forecast...

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[45-11Flynt]


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She's the daughter of one of pornography's most infamous businessmen, and she says she wants to put the industry out of business.
Yesterday, Tonya Flynt-Vega shared her story with a Roanoke County congregation.
Joy Sutton has more.
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((
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((TONYA FLYNT-VEGA:IT'S NOT A CAMPAIGN AGAINST HIM, BUT SOMEBODY HAS TO BE OUT HERE SAYING THAT PORNOGRAPHY IS NOT VICTIMLESS.. BECAUSE PEOPLES LIVES ARE DESTROYED))
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Tonya Flynt-Vega is not just speaking out against pornography -- she's also airing the families dirty laundry -- about how her father Larry Flynt allegedly molested her -- and exposed her to violent hard core pornography as a little girl.
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((THIS TYPE OF MATERIAL PERPETUATES AND PROMOTES CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE. I BELIEVE IT VALIDATES THE BEHAVIOR OF RAPISTS. I DIDN'T THINK THAT'S THE KIND OF THING I WANT TO SUPPORT OR PROTECT.))
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Flynt-Vega told the congregation of First Century Community church -- that it was her faith in God that helped her overcome the emotional and physical abuse from her father.
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((MOVIE CLIP: OF PEOPLE VS LARRY FLYNT))
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Flynt-Vega says she started her crusade after she saw the movie -- the People versus Larry Flynt -- which she felt glamorized the porn industry and made her father out to be a hero.
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[IN Q=For them to try and glorify]

((FOR THEM TO TRY AND GLORIFY HIS LIFE AND SAY THIS STUFF IS HARMLESS. THAT HE'S PROTECTING THE CONSTITUTION I HAVE A BIG PROBLEM WITH THAT))
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Flynt-Vega has teamed up with gospel artist Joani Tabor to promote family decency in America.
And it's a message many say needs to be heard.
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((DR. JAY OWEN/CHURCH PASTOR: IT IMPACTS EVERYBODY.. WE BEGAN THIS IS A VERY SIGNIFICANT PROBLEM THAT EXISTS))
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Flynt-Vega says she loves her father -- but she will always be against his pornography -- something she says has destroyed her family -- and left her scared emotionally for life.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Roanoke County.))
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Flynt-Vega also has a book out called "Hustled My Journey From Fear to Faith".























[45-11Robertson]


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[WRITER=tha]
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The leader of the Christian Coalition used the early morning talk show circuit to discuss his views on the death penalty.
Evangelist Pat Robertson says he favors a moratorium on the death penalty.
Robertson says the system is unfair, especially to minorities.
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((WITH THE SCIENCE WE HAVE TODAY, I BELIEVE THERE ARE MEN ON DEATH ROW WHO COULD BE FREED. WE DON'T NEED THIS RUSH TO DEATH. THEY COULD WAIT A YEAR.))
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Oklahoma's Governor challenged Robertson's views-- saying despite popular opinion, capital punishment does not occur that often in the U-S.




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Let's take a break from the news to check the forecast...
Partly sunny today with scattered thunderstorms possible.
Highs in the upper 80s.
Look for more storms tonight...otherwise partly cloudy.
Lows in the lower 60s.
Looking ahead to the next five days... staying unseasonably warm...
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[8-11Mock-Drill]


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Battling extraordinary situations like fires and accidents are just part of the job for E-M-S and fire personnel.

But making a quick response requires extensive prep work...
Surae Chinn reports.
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[8-11Blue-Knights]


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Some Southside law enforcement officers put on their best "poker face" for a local fundraiser.
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The Blue Knights is a group comprised of police officers.
Yesterday, they were playing poker to raise money for the Danville/ Martinsville Cancer Association.
Each rider made a stop in Danville, Eden, Martinsville, and then back to Danville.
Along the way they each picked up a card.
The person with the best hand won.
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The Blue Knights has more than 100-thousand members worldwide.
More than one hundred bikers took part in the local charity.
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[8Weather]


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Time to take one more look at the forecast this morning...
Partly sunny with scattered thunderstorms and highs nearing 90.
Partly cloudy tonight, with more storms and lows in the lower 60s.
Looking ahead to the next five days... staying unseasonably warm...
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