[7-11Henry-Shooting]

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Students in Henry County are mourning the death of a classmate who was fatally shot over the weekend.
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Authorities say it happened at this home.
Yesterday, they charged a 13 year old teen with involuntary manslaughter for fatally shooting 13 year old Brandon Lee Moore.
Investigators say the two were playing with the gun and thought it was unloaded.
Students returned to school at Carver Middle. Flags were at half staff and counselors were on hand.
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[SOT 1:21:46]
[IN Q=I knew I]

((CASEY PEGRAM/VICTIM'S FRIEND: I KNEW I WASN'T GOING TO HAVE A NORMAL DAY. IT'S JUST WHERE THEY HAVE ALL THE POSTER UP. IT TORE ME UP THAT'S WHAT MADE ME CRY.))
[SOT 1:13:17]

((SUSAN WAGONER/COUNSELOR: WITH THESE KIDS A LOT OF THEM IT'S THEIR FIRST EXPERIENCE WITH DEATH. THEY DO HAVE A LOT OF QUESTIONS WHY SOMEONE SO YOUNG.))
[SUPER=01-Casey Pegram/Victim's Friend; :00]
[SUPER=01-Susan Wagoner/Counselor; :11]
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[OUT Q=why someone so young.]
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Funeral services for Brandon Moore will be held tomorrow.
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[7-11Drowning]


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The eight year old boy found in a swimming pool this weekend accidentally drowned.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Sunday;]


An autopsy was performed on Calvin Thomas Murray.
The boy was on a weekend religious retreat with family members at the Church of God State Offices complex in Roanoke County.
Murray had been missing for a couple of hours on Saturday when he was discovered in the swimming pool there.
The little boy was from Virginia Beach.
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[7-Ingersoll-Rand]


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Ingersoll-Rand has announced it is closing it's plant in Roanoke County.
That means 245 people will be out of work by March of next year.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]

The company plans to transfer the assembly operations in Roanoke County to the company's worldwide Drilling Solutions headquarters and plant in Garland, Texas. No one from Ingersoll-Rand would go on camera to explain why the company is shutting down but they did release this statement. "The company reached this decision after a thorough analysis which concluded that today's global competitive landscape requires new strategies for achieving the company's long term commitments." But what matters to current employees is finding a new job.
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((BILL FLORA: THERE AREN'T THAT MANY GOOD PAYING JOBS THAT ARE AVAILABLE MOST OF YOUR JOBS ARE MINIMUM WAGE MAYBE TEN DOLLARS MAX THESE GUYS CAN'T LIVE ON THAT.))
[SUPER=01-Bill Flora/Employee for 12 Years;]
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Ingersoll-Rand officials say they have set up a transistion package of severance pay, benefits and will help affected employees find new jobs.
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[7-11Westvaco]


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In Covington, former Westvaco employees took to the picket lines yesterday.
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[SUPER=03-Covington]


Retirees have been pushing the company to improve their benefits.
They gave up the informational picketing for a year, as talks continued.
But now they say that approach didn't go any good.
Westvaco says the company boosted pension benefits in the 70's and 80's.
And it continues to review those obligations.
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[7Weather]


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Taking a look now at your Tuesday forecast.
Another sunny and hot day expected with highs reaching the upper 80s to low 90s.
Tonight, clear skies and mild temperatures.
Lows in the low 60s.
The extended forecast...

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[45-11Lewis-Gale]


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Physicians with Lewis- Gale Clinic are looking forward to just practicing medicine...
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[SUPER=03-Salem; ]


The board of directors officially severed the clinic's relationship with PhyCor Friday evening.
Doctors say they want to get back to the basics of providing care.
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[SOT tc 01:14:08]
[IN Q=I think in]

((JON NESS/L.G.CLINIC EXECUTIVE DIR.: I THINK IN THE FUTURE AT LEWIS-GALE CLINIC WE WILL BE LESS FOCUSED ON GROWTH AND MORE FOCUSED ON QUALITY AND MORE FOCUSED ON CUSTOMER SERVICE, IT'S NOT THE SIZE OF THE ORGANIZATION THAT MATTERS IT'S THE QUALITY.))
[SUPER=01-Jon Ness/Lewis Gale Clinic Executive Dir.; ]
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[OUT Q=the quality.]
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[VO-NAT]

Lewis-Gale Clinic still has six satellite offices at Back Creek, Bonsack, Clearbrook, Valley View, Westlake and after July 31st, Lee Hi.
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[45-11C'burg-Council]


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[WRITER=mjo]
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[GRAPHIC=Election 2000]


The State Board of Elections is looking into an attack ad placed against a candidate for Christiansburg town council.
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[SUPER=03-Christiansburg/Last Week;]


Ann Hess lost her bid for one of three open seats on town council by 71 votes.
She was the target of a negative ad placed by a group called "Concerned Citizens of the town of Christiansburg" in the News Messenger, a local paper.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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The ad could not be traced to a REAL group.
State law requires that such ads include the name and address of the writer.
The Board of Elections says the ad's writer AND the paper COULD face charges.

[45-11Green]


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A woman who was declared "obsessed" with animals by a Circuit Judge was back in court to answer a new set of animal- control violations.
Valery Green sold a Maltese puppy to a woman, after she was ordered not to HAVE animals.
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[SUPER=03-Bedford]


In court yesterday, charges related to vaccinations and licenses were dropped.
Green doesn't want to address the issue of whether the FRANKLIN County court order still applies, now that she lives in Montvale.
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[SOT 15:03:15]
[IN Q=I would say]

((I WOULD SAY I'M AN ANIMAL LOVER WHO HAS ANIMALS AND HOPEFULLY HAS ENOUGH KNOWLEDGE TO BE ABLE TO CARE FOR THEM IN A MORE THAN ADEQUATE FASHION.))
[SUPER=07-Valery Green]
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[OUT Q=adequate fashion.]
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In court her lawyer referred to Green's "livelihood" as an animal breeder. SHE says it's not a business but a "hobby."
The remaining charges were continued another month.
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[45-Downs]


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[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A Roanoke judge yesterday sentenced a woman to five years in prison for embezzling more than 158- thousand dollars from two medical supply firms.
Donna Leigh Downs was also ordered to re- pay the money.
Prosecutors say 36- year- old Downs wrote dozens of checks to herself from two prosthetics supply companies between September, 19-97 and July, 19-99.
Downs has prior convictions of taking money from her hockey team employer and a youth baseball league.






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Taking a break from the news now to check weather...
Sunny and hot again today...with highs near 90.
Staying clear overnight, with lows in the 60s.
In the extended forecast...we'll cool down a little on Thursday..otherwise..the hot temperatures continue.

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[8-11Goode]


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He's running for re- election as an Independent, but fifth district Congressman Virgil Goode is getting support from the G-O-P, as well.
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Five Republican lawmakers from central and southside Virginia met in Farmville to announce they want Goode to remain their Congressman.
Most said the District needs someone who's familiar with the traditions and issues facing the area.
Goode says he appreciates the support he's receiving from all sides.
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[SOT 1:50:14]
[IN Q=This is going]

((REP. VIRGIL GOODE/I- FIFTH DISTRICT: THIS IS GOING TO BE A HARD FOUGHT CAMPAIGN AND I HOPE THAT WITH THE HELP AND SUPPORT OF FRIENDS LIKE THOSE BEHIND ME AND ALL ACROSS THE FIFTH DISTRICT, WE CAN BE SUCCESSFUL, BUT IT'S GOING TO TAKE A HARD EFFORT.))
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Fifth District Democrats will nominate a candidate to oppose Goode on May 20th.
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[8-6-Big-Game]


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A new millionaire may emerge victorious.
The drawing for the record high Big Game will be held tonight.
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[SUPER=04-The Big Game;]


The largest jackpot in world history will also mean more money for Virginia public schools-- which get lottery profits.
The Big Game jackpot for tonight is projected to hit at least 325 million-- topping a 1998 Powerball jackpot of 298 million.
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[SOT 14:51:34]
[IN Q=We are]

((PENELOPE KYLE/VIRGINIA LOTTERY DIRECTOR: WE ARE AT LEAST RIGHT NOW, BUDGETED TO TURN OVER 310 MILLION DOLLARS ON JUNE 30TH. WE'RE HOPING THAT THIS HUGE JACKPOT WILL ENABLE US TO TURN OVER TO VIRGINIA'S PUBLIC SCHOOLS MORE THAN 310 MILLION.))
[SUPER=01-Penelope Kyle/Virginia Lottery Director;]
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[OUT Q=310 million.]
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[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


Yesterday, the lottery was training workers who will help out retailers today along the North Carolina border -- where ticket sales are expected to create long lines and headaches.
Lottery officials say buy early-- and buy responsibly.
Remember, the odds of winning are one in 76 million.
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[8-11Tech-Twins]


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They walk alike, they talk alike, and now a set of Virginia Tech identical twins will graduate with identical degrees.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]


Greg and Grant Vogl are 21-year-old Engineering Science and Mechanics majors.
For the last four years, they've roomed together, studied together and even earned the same four-point-O grade point averages.
With all their similarities, they say it's hard for classmates to tell them apart.
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[SOT 41:33 - :53]
[IN Q=You kind of develop]

((GRANT VOGL: YOU KIND OF DEVELOP THE SAME PERSONALITY.. BUT WE'RE STILL INDIVIDUALS. GREG: OH YEAH, WE HAVE DIFFERENT PERSONALITIES. .... I'D SAY WE'RE BEST FRIENDS, BUT WE'RE ALSO OUR GREATEST ENEMIES AS WELL BECAUSE WE KNOW EACH OTHER'S FLAWS VERY WELL. WE CAN PUSH EACH OTHER'S BUTTONS.))
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[SUPER=01-Greg Vogl/Virginia Tech Senior; :10]
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[OUT Q=push each other's buttons.]
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[VO-NAT]


The twins will return together to Virginia Tech in the fall to get their master's degrees.
THIS TIME they plan to live in separate apartments.
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[8Weather]


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Checking your Tuesday forecast again...
Lots of sunshine and hot temperatures with highs near 90.
Clear and mild tonight with lows in the 60s.
In the extended forecast...we'll cool down a little on Thursday..otherwise..the hot temperatures continue.

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