[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=JoeD]

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[VO-NAT]


Negotiations haven't produced an agreement... but union workers at the Celanese plant in Giles County aren't walking off the job... just yet.
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[ANCHOR=JoeD]


and fans of the Lakers follow their 12th NBA championship with a violent celebration in the streets of Los Angeles.
[ANCHOR=Andrew]
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[ANCHOR=Joe]

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[2Celanese]


[ANCHOR=Joe]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=Celanese]


The threat of a strike at Celanese is over .. at least for now. The current contract that expired at midnight is being extended.
The company and its union workers are calling for outside help to resolve the current contract dispute .. after negotiations deadlocked once again Monday.
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[VO-NAT From 00-16 TC1:07:46]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]


Union negotiators heading in to the latest talks hoping for a new agreement, but both sides walked out several hours later without one.
[SUPER=03-Giles Co.; ]


More than a thousand union workers are employed at the Celanese plant in Narrows. It is Giles County's largest employer.
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[E-Volvo]


[ANCHOR=Joe]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=00-22 TC29:30]
[GRAPHIC=Volvo Layoffs]


Volvo says its latest job cutbacks in the New River Valley are "very regrettable", but necessary.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dublin/January;]


The company says about 30 salaried workers were let go yesterday.
Another 70 jobs were cut at Volvo headquarters in Greensboro, North Carolina.
A spokesman says new truck orders are down, and cancellation orders are up.
So, some employees have to go.
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[Rubatex]


[ANCHOR=Joe]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=00-14 TC1:21:09]
[GRAPHIC=Rubatex Back to Work]


This is day two that many former strikers at Rubatex are back on the job ... but they are still looking for new contract.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford]


The nine month walkout officially ended yesterday, when union members reported for the 7 AM shift.
In the days ahead, they'll try to win a new contract while working side by side with the same people that replaced them.
The company says it's still unclear whether there's room for strikers AND the replacement workers.
Both sets of employees will stay on the job while negotiations continue.
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[ANCHOR=Joe]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Police in Radford want to know who killed a 23 year old woman found dead inside her apartment.
The discovery came Thursday night. Now, Radford Police are calling the death of Lori Pleasants a homicide.
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[VO-NAT]

Friends of 23 year old Lori Pleasants called Radford police around 11-30 Thursday night saying they found Lori
[SUPER=03-Radford;]

in her apartment on Clement Street without a pulse. Jeff Gillespie who lives downstairs saw her friends outside trying to figure out what to do.
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[OQ=didn't have a pulse.]

((JEFF GILLESPIE/NEIGHBOR: THERE WERE TWO FEMALES AND MALES CRYING SAYING THEY COULDN'T GET THEIR GIRLFRIENDS PULSE AND THERE A GENTLEMEN WHO LIVES BEHIND THE BUILDING AND HE CAME UP AND SAID SHE DIDN'T HAVE A PULSE.))
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[VO-NAT]


The medical examiner found Pleasants was strangled, so far there's no word on exactly when she died.
Police say they're in the process of interviewing friends.
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[SCOTUS]


[ANCHOR=JoeD]
[NEWSCAST=Morning]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=Supreme Court]


The justices of the supreme court are about to go on summer vacation. But before they do, they're handing down decisions on some of their most controversial cases.
Monday they ruled on the right to public prayer... before school-sponsored events.
Lee Cowan reports.
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(( ))

[Lakers]


[ANCHOR=JoeD]
[NEWSCAST=Morning]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=]
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The Los Angeles Lakers have their 12th NBA Championship, and the city has a hangover this morning following a celebration that turned to violence.
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[VO-NAT]
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Shortly after the game, revelers spilled into the streets around the Staples Center, setting bonfires and torching cars.
Three people were hurt and at least one store was looted following the game.
Early this morning, Lakers owner Jerry Buss went on TV encouraging fans to calm down and enjoy the win without provoking criticism.
Mayor Richard Riordan called the violence "reprehensible."
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[1-Sports]


[ANCHOR=Joe]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=sports cut in]
[GRAPHIC=None]


I After a little nudge and some quick maneuvers, Jeremy Mayfield wrapped up the rain soaked Pocono 500.....
Mike Stevens has the details....
Good Morning Mike.
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June is 'National Shelter Cat Adoption Month" for the year 2000.
June and July are the months when shelters usually see the most strays and unwanted cats brought in.
Few people know that batter than Don Thorne, the Executive Director of the Roanoke Valley SPCA.
[2 Shot =Patrick & Guest]


Don is here with a very young guest.
((Tell us how this kitten made its way to your shelter.))
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[Roll VO at producer's call]
((Since cats and dogs breed all year, why do see so many more kittens come in this time of year?))
((What do you expect of people wishing to adopt kittens or puppies?))
[ANCHOR=Andrew]


In our next half hour, we'll learn how many animals this one shelter takes in each year ... and how many actually survive.

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[ANCHOR=JoeD]
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[WRITER=jda]
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A jury in Waco, Texas, is preparing to hear a lawsuit against the federal government for its handling of the 1993 shootout and standoff at the branch davidian compound.
The trial is expected to last a month... and as terisa estacio reports... the case gets under way this morning.
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[WV-Arson]


[ANCHOR=Joe]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Arson Arrest]


A Pocahontas County, West Virginia doctor is accused of setting the fire that destroyed an attorney's office .. an attorney representing his ex-wife in child custody procedings.
51-year old Henry Walkup of Marlinton was arrested yesterday and charged with second degree arson.
The fire destroyed the office of attorney Barry Bruce in Lewisburg.


[Health-Check]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=NET]
[GRAPHIC=Mornin Health Check]


In medical news, more toothpaste on your child's toothbrush is not always a good idea.
Doctor Dave Hnida has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
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((ITS A SILENT DISEASE- UNTIL YOU BREAK A BONE. AND MANY WOMEN DONT REALIZE THEY ARE AT RISK FOR OSTEOPOROSIS UNTIL THAT BONE BREAKS.

VT=VO

IN FACT, A STUDY FROM CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY SHOWS 95% OF WOMEN THINK THIN BONES WONT BE A PROBLEM FOR THEM. AS A RESULT- MOST WOMEN ESPECIALLY THOSE IN THEIR TEENS AND TWENTIES DONT EVEN COME CLOSE TO MEETING THE RECOMMENDED AMOUNT OF CALCIUM EVERY DAY.WE RECOMMEND SEVERAL SERVINGS OF
MILK AND DAIRY EVERY DAY=- ALONG WITH HAVING SOME PRODUCTS THAT HAVE

CALCIUM ADDED TO THEM- SUCH AS ORANGE JUICE.

VT=VO

ALSO TODAY- THE BIRTH CONTROL PILL- USED WITHOUT PROBLEMS BY MILLIONS OF WOMEN. BUT THAT DOESNT MEAN YOU CANT HAVE PROBLEMS WITH THE PILL. IN FACT A MAJOR ONE THATS RARELY MENTIONED IS BLOOD CLOTS IN THE LUNGS. FRANKLY ITS A RARE SIDE EFFECT- BUT A SIDE EFFECT NONETHELESS AND STUDY IN THE JOURNAL THE LANCET SAYS MOST WOMEN ARENT TOLD ABOUT THE RISK OR THE SYMTPOMS OF A BLOOD CLOT WHEN THEY START TAKING THE PILL.

VT=VO

FINALLY- WHEN YOU PUT TOOTHPASTE ON YOUR CHILDS TOOTHBRUSH- THE AMERCIAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION SAYS MORE IS NOT BETTER. OVER TIME- TOO MUCH FLOURIDE FROM TOOTHPASTE CAN CAUSE THE TEETH TO GET BROWN SPOTS ON THEM- EVEN PERMANENT TEETH THAT HAVENT COME IN YET. PREVENTION IS SIMPLE- USE A PEA SIZED AMOUNT OF TOOTHPASTE ON THE BRUSH AND MAKE SURE YOUR KIDS SPITS OUT ALL THE TOOTHPASTE WHEN DONE BRUSHING
ON CAM THATS A LOOK AT SOME OF THE DAYS TOP HEALTH STORIES. IM DR DAVE HNIDA FOR CBS NEWS.))
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[Crocodile]


[ANCHOR=JoeD]
[NEWSCAST=Morning]
[WRITER=jda]
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A Miami beach was evacuated Monday after a crocodile decided to do some sunbathing on the shore.
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[VO-NAT]
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The croc was estimated to be between 6 and 8 ft. long. It remained on the beach for three hours before swimming back into the ocean.
The American Crocodile is an endangered species and is considered to be dangerous. Fisher Island beach goers were cautioned to swim at their own risk for the rest of the day.
Although there have been no prior crocodile sightings in the area, an alligator was reportedly seen on the shores of Miami Beach a few years ago.
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[ANCHOR=Joe]


Here's a look at today's top stories.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=JoeD]


Radford Police are looking into the death of a 23 year old woman found inside her Radford apartment on Thursday night. Authorities are investigating the death of Lori Pleasants as a homicide.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Joe]


Talks between union leaders and management of the Celanese plant failed to produce a new contract yesterday, but workers will stay on the job for now.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Joe]


And the actress, who played Lou Grant's boss... and Tony Soprano's mother has died...
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Joe]


And that's what's making news on this Tuesday Morning.
[ANCHOR=Andrew]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[E-Radford-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Joe]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=00-21 TC34:49]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Invest.]


Police are trying to figure out who killed a 23 year old woman found dead inside her Radford apartment.
The discovery came Thursday night. Now, Radford Police are calling the death of Lori Pleasants a homicide.
Kate Weidaw has the details.
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[SUPER=01-Jeff Jarvis/Alleghany Inn Owner; :53]
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[OUT Q=kw news7 Radford]

((Friends of 23 year old Lori Pleasants called Radford police around 11-30 Thursday night saying they found Lori in her apartment on Clement Street without a pulse. Jeff Gillespie who lives down stairs saw her friends outside trying to figure out what to do.

[SOT 1:15:33]
[INQ=]

((JEFF GILLESPIE/NEIGHBOR: THERE WERE TWO FEMALES AND MALES CRYING SAYING THEY COULDN'T GET THEIR GIRLFRIENDS PULSE AND THERE A GENTLEMEN WHO LIVES BEHIND THE BUILDING AND HE CAME UP AND SAID SHE DIDN'T HAVE A PULSE.))
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Gillespie says he heard Pleasant's dog barking more then usual Thursday night but didn't think anything of it. The owner of the Alleghany Inn where Pleasants worked for the past two years was worried Thursday when she didn't show up for work.

[SOT 1:24:03]
[INQ=]

((JEFF JAVIS: WE KNEW SHE HAD A COURT DATE THURSDAY MORNING SO WE THOUGHT WE WERE JUST THINKING MAYBE THERE WAS A PROBLEM WITH THAT AND THAT'S WHY SHE WASN'T HERE.))
[OUTQ=]
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The medical examiner found Pleasants was strangled, so far there's no word on exactly when she died. Neighbors say they last saw her walking her dog Wednesday afternoon. Police say they're in the process of interviewing friends.

[SOT 1:09:40]
[INQ=]

((CAPT. GARY HARMON: WE ARE LOOKING AT SEVERAL DIFFERENT PEOPLE WE DO NOT HAVE A SUSPECT AT THIS TIME.))
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For many who knew this young woman the questions they keep asking are why did this happen and who would do it.

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((JEFF JARVIS: IT'S SO SHOCKING IN SUCH A SMALL TOWN I JUST CAN'T BELIEVE ANYONE WOULD DO IT.))
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((I NEVER HEARD ANYBODY SAY THEY DISLIKED HER.))
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Kate Weidaw News 7 Radford.))

[Celanese]


[ANCHOR=Joe]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=Celanese]


Celanese and its workers union are calling for outside help to resolve the contract dispute, this after negotiations deadlocked once again Monday.
But there is no threat of any strike for now, and the current contract is being extended.
(------------)
[VO-NAT From 00-16 TC1:07:46]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]


Union negotiators heading in to the latest talks hoping for a new agreement, but both sides walked out several hours later without one.
[SUPER=03-Giles Co.; ]


More than a thousand union workers are employed at the Celanese plant in Narrows. It is Giles County's largest employer.
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[Volvo-Rubatex]


[ANCHOR=Joe]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=00-14 TC1:21:09]
[GRAPHIC=Volvo Layoffs]

[***WIPE***WIPE]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford]


The nine month walkout at Rubatex officially ended yesterday, when union members reported for the 7 AM shift.
In the days ahead, they'll try to win a new contract while working side by side with the same people that replaced them.
The company says it's still unclear whether there's room for strikers AND the replacement workers.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Joe]


The job news at Volvo Trucks is layoffs. The company says orders are down and cancellations are up .. so about 30 salaried workers were let go yesterday at the Dublin plant.





[E-National-Forest]


[ANCHOR=Joe]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]


He looks a lot like a former president. Now a regional actor is helping conservationsists present their case .. on how to best use the nation's forests.
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[sot]
[in q=A century ago]

((A CENTURY AGO TIMBER AND WATER WERE THE RESOURCES OF GREATEST VALUE THAT IS NO LONGER THE CASE.))
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[OUT Q=the case.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


At a press conference-- Dean Whitworth portrayed conservationist Teddy Roosevelt to highlight a proposal by the federal government.
The National Forest Service wants to ban new road construction in certain public forests that have not been damaged by logging or other activities.
But the Sierra Club says the government needs to do much more to protect the nation's 60- million acres of untouched forest.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=The forest]

((THE FOREST SERVICE NEEDS TO GO DEEPER, THEY NEED TO PROHIBIT MINING AND OTHER DESTRUCTIVE ACTIVITIES, THEY NEED TO PROVE THE SAME PROTECTION FOR ALL THESE OTHER AREAS THAT HAVEN'T MADE IT INTO THEIR INVENTORY YET. ))
[SUPER=01-David Muhly/Sierra Club Organizer;]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=inventory yet.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


You have a chance to voice your opinion on the government's proposal. The National Forest Service will hold a public hearing tonight at the Holiday-Inn Airport.
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[2-Scores]


[ANCHOR=Joe]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#NONE]
[GRAPHIC=NBA]


In sports, the Los Angeles Lakers are the N-B-A champions for the 12th time after taking game six of the finals 116- to- 111 over Indiana.
The Shaq racked up 41 points and snatched 12 rebounds in the clincher...Kobe Bryant hit four free throws over the final 13 seconds to finish with 26 points...
Here are the latest scores...... [WIPE TO MOTION]
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[Three-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#NONE]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]
[SUPER=15-Andrew/Freiden;]


It's time to talk puppies and kittens again, and when you hear the numbers, you'll know why so many need help in order to survive very long.
June is "National Shelter Cat Adoption Month" this year. It comes at the time of year when shelters usually see the greatest number of puppies and kittens brought in.
[2 SHOT=Andrew & Guest]


Don Thorne is Executive Director of the Roanoke Valley SPCA.
((The numbers may surprise some people. How many stay dogs and cats to you typically handle in a year?))
[SUPER=01-Don Thorne/Roanoke Valley SPCA;]


[ROLL VO at producer's call]
((Now the other number ... how many of those actually get adopted?))
((And the rest must be put to sleep?))
((How do you decide which ones must go first?))
((What are this kitten's odds of being adopted?))
((Shelter address and hours.))

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((Archive:))

[S-City-Council]


[ANCHOR=Joe]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=00-12 TC1:17:46]
[GRAPHIC=Jim Trout]


The city of Roanoke paid tribute to the late Jim Trout Monday.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Council presented his family with a city flag, and a key to the city, in honor of the long-serving councilman who died this spring.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Jim loved]

((BETSY TROUT: JIM LOVED THE CITY OF ROANOKE. HE WAS THE BEST COUNCILMAN THAT HE COULD BE. HIS DREAM WAS TO LEAVE ROANOKE JUST A LITTLE BIT BETTER. I AM SURE HE FULFILLED HIS DREAM.))
[SUPER=07-Betsy Trout]
[RUNS=17]
[OUT Q=fulfilled his dream.]
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[VO-NAT]


The city also put together a video, featuring interviews with the councilman's friends and colleagues.
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[Marchand]


[ANCHOR=JoeD]
[NEWSCAST=Morning]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]


She played Lou Grant's boss, and Tony Soprano's mother. 72- year-old actress Nancy Marchand has died.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-HBO]


Marchand won a Golden Globe in January for her role as the scheming matriarch on the HBO series, The Sopranos. She also won four Emmys for playing Mrs. Pynchon, the publisher on ``Lou Grant.''
Marchand had lung cancer and emphysema. She died Sunday night at her home in Connecticut with her family at her side.
(------------)


[S-Hannibal]


[ANCHOR=Joe]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=00-19 TC27:53]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Richmond bean counters estimate Hollywood spent about 76 million dollars making movies in Virginia last year.
So it's NO surprise that the stars and film crews have the state eating out of their hands.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
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NO interviews allowed and NO access to the set of "Hannibal," the sequel to "The Silence of the Lambs."
But NEWS 7 caught a glimpse of star Julianne Moore in the chow line.
Moore replaces Jodie Foster as Clarice (clare-EES) Starling.
She and "Goodfellas" co-star Ray Liotta (lee-OAT-uh) used the Virginia General Assembly building yesterday as a mock F-B-I office.
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Governor Jim Gilmore and First Lady Roxane Gilmore dined Saturday with Hannibal "the Cannibal" Lecter himself-- played by Sir Anthony Hopkins.
"Hannibal" films in Richmond for another six weeks or so.
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In sports, Boston didn't have a chance when the Yankees dealt twenty two runs and five homers---walking away with th

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Mike Stevens has the highlights...
Good Morning Mike.
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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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Police are trying to figure out who killed a 23 year old woman found dead inside her Radford apartment.
The discovery came Thursday night. Now, Radford Police are calling the death of Lori Pleasants a homicide.
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The threat of a strike at Celanese is over .. at least for now. The current contract that expired at midnight is being extended.
The company and its union workers are calling for outside help to resolve the current contract dispute .. after negotiations deadlocked once again Monday.
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Volvo says its latest job cutbacks in the New River Valley are "very regrettable", but necessary.
The company says about 30 salaried workers were let go yesterday.
A spokesman says new truck orders are down, and cancellation orders are up.
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Now here's Mike Stevens with a preview of News 7 at Six.
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