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Coming up on News 7-
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Rescue Workers talk about the moments after the shooting at the Back Street cafe-
A vigil at a local university tonight in response to Friday's shootings.
and an Olympic gold medalist in gymnastics is tonight stripped of her medal. We'll find out why.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 is next.

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[SOT]
[IN Q=I couldn't believe it, you know]

((I COULDN'T BELIEVE IT, YOU KNOW. I JUST COULD NOT BELIEVE IT WAS HAPPENING.))
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=believe it was happening.]
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[VO-NAT]


Victims of Friday night's shooting are still recovering, while the suspect makes a court appearance and an anti-gay religious group plans to picket Danny Overstreet's funeral.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Good evening,

[Victim]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jda]
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[GRAPHIC=Cafe Shooting]


Two of the those injured in Friday night's shooting remain in the hospital tonight. Iris P. Webb is in critical condition at Carilion Roanoke Memorial. John W. Collins is in stable condition.
Four others are now recovering at home, and one of them, Kathy Caldwell, told us her story this afternoon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Caldwell has a bullet wound in her right shoulder, and the damage to her right hand will likely require surgery.


She feels fortunate to be alive, but says she remains stunned by what she saw Friday night.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Danny laying]

((DANNY LAYING IN FRONT OF ME DYING. AND THERE WAS NOTHING I COULD DO. EVEN THOUGH I DIDN'T KNOW HIM. I DON'T WANT TO SEE ANYBODY DIE.))
[SUPER=01-Kathy Caldwell/Shooting Victim]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=see anybody die.]
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[VO-NAT]


Caldwell says she hopes to attend Danny Overstreet's funeral on Wednesday.
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[EMS-Response]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[TAPE#=00-37 TC26:41]
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Friday night's shooting has left a lasting impression not only with the victims, but also with rescue workers who were first to arrive.
[Double Boxes=Jean & Meredyth/Newsroom]

Meredyth Censullo spoke to the first E-M-T's to respond -
[Live= Meredyth Full/Newsroom]
[SUPER=@Meredyth1]

Jean, members of Roanoke City Fire and EMS arrived at the Backstreet Cafe just three minutes after being called. They were on the scene less than 25 minutes. But, they say, the memories will stay with them a lifetime.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Friday Night; :00]
[SUPER=01-Darrell VanNess/Volunteer EMS Chief; :21]
[SUPER=01-Lorrie Camden/EMS Volunteer; :43]
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[OUT Q=that could happen.]
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[SOT - 20:41:12 Cover with video???]
[IN Q=No amount]

((LORRIE CAMDEN: NO AMOUNT OF TRAINING COULD EVER PREPARE YOU FOR THE KIND OF THING THAT WE SAW WHEN WE ENTERED THE BUILDING...)) [RUNS:06]
[OUT Q=the building.]


Lorrie Camden arrived at the Backstreet Cafe minutes after 7 people were gunned down. Paramedic Darrell VanNess - the first EMT on the scene - says what he found wasn't what he expected.

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[SOT]
[IN Q=What we]

((DARRELL VANNESS: WHAT WE EXPECTED WAS MAJOR CHAOS - ACTUALLY UPON ARRIVAL IT WAS A VERY SOMBER CROWD, INSIDE EVERYBODY SEEMED TO HAVE A JOB OR SEEMED TO BE DOING SOMETHING AT THE TIME WE ARRIVED.)) [RUNS:11]
[OUT Q=we arrived.]


Rescue workers say when they arrived, bar patrons were comforting the victims, and clearing the way for help. An extra effort that helped put Camden at ease -

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[SOT @ 20:42:47 - 20:42:55]
[IN Q=Considering the]

((CONSIDERING THE INJURIES WE SAW AND THE FACT THAT WE HAD TO COMPOSE OURSELVES AND DO IT QUICKLY AND TREAT THESE PATIENTS, I THINK WE DID A REALLY GOOD JOB.)) [RUNS:08]
[OUT Q=good job.]


VanNess was only at the Backstreet cafe for about 15 minutes. But what he experienced in that quarter-hour has been replayed in his mind for days. Now, he's trying to learn from the experience.

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[SOT @ 20:38:47 - 20:38:59]
[IN Q=Anytime you...]

((ANYTIME YOU HAVE A SITUATION LIKE THIS YOU HAVE TO GO BACK AND RELIVE IT AND REHASH IT TIME AND TIME AGAIN TO SEE WHAT YOU COULD HAVE DONE DIFFERENT, HOW YOU COULD'VE DONE BETTER, AND USE THAT AS EDUCATION FOR THE NEXT GO AROUND THAT COULD HAPPEN.)) [RUNS:12]
[OUT Q=could happen.]))
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[Live= Meredyth Full/Newsroom]

VanNess says they were lucky Friday night, because all of their resources were available to respond to the shooting.
[Double Boxes=Jean & Meredyth/Newsroom]


The first victim was in surgery less than 10 minutes after arriving at the hospital.

[Hollins-Vigil]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=mce]
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Another vigil tonight in protest of the Backstreet Cafe shooting - this one at Hollins University.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]

Dozens of students stood in the rain to attend the candlelight services, sponsored by an on-campus organization called "Harmony." The group advocates a society free of negative stereotypes. Organizers say tonight's vigil also addressed problems of homophobia on the campus of the all-female school.
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[Gay]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=khu]
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The suspect in the Backsteret shootings was arraigned today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Ronald Edward Gay is being held without bond.
So far he's charged only with first- degree murder in the death of Danny Lee Overstreet.
Though the prosecutor could argue Gay TRIED to kill the six others, Gay will NOT be charged with attempted murder.
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[SOT1:16:15]
[IN Q=In Virginia, attempted]

((IN VIRGINIA, ATTEMPTED MURDER ONLY CARRIES A 10-YEAR PENALTY, SO MURDER AND AGGRAVATED MALICIOUS WOUNDING ARE MUCH BETTER CHARGES TO BRING IN THIS SITUATION.))
[SUPER=01-Donald Caldwell/Commonwealth's Attorney]
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[OUT Q=in this situation.]
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[V/O-NAT]
Though Gay reportedly said he was going to "waste some faggots" shortly before he opened fire, the suspect's brother says he doesn't believe Ronald hated homosexuals. BILL Gay says Ronald just hated the family name.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Roanoke police say searches of Ronald Gay's motel room did not turn up any anti- gay literature, nor have they found any links with anti-gay groups.

[Falwell]


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The Reverend Jerry Falwell says the shootings were "not" the result of any anti- gay rhetoric or preachings by conservative ministers like himself.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/October 1999]


Falwell met with gay minister Mel White last fall and agreed to tone down his criticism of the homosexual lifestyle.
He said today he has never condoned violence against gays.
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[SOT 15:36:03]
[IN Q=I don't think]

((REV. JERRY FALWELL/LIBERTY U. CHANCELLOR: I DON'T THINK FOR A MOMENT THAT LIVING THE GAY LIFESTYLE, BE IT OPENLY OR PRIVATELY OR IN A GAY BAR, GIVES ANY LICENSE TO ANYONE AT ANY TIME TO DO ANYTHING TO HURT THEM.))
[SUPER=01-Rev. Jerry Falwell/Liberty U. Chancellor]
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[OUT Q=to hurt them.]
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[VO-NAT]


The same group that picketed Falwell's meeting with White last year plans to bring its anti- gay rhetoric to Roanoke.
The Reverend Fred Phelps of Topeka, Kansas says his group will picket Danny Overstreet's funeral and the Back Street Cafe.
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[Bar-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=tha]
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In the days following the shooting-- many were under the impression an employee at another Roanoke bar contributed to the tragedy.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


But the owners of Corned Beef and Company say that's simply not true.
Initial information indicated an employee gave Gay directions to the nearest gay bar AFTER he displayed a gun.
The owners of Corned Beef say one of their employees was approached in the back lot of the restaurant that night.
But they say Gay did NOT reveal he had a weapon and did NOT make threats against homosexuals until AFTER he was given directions.
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[SOT 03:28:28]
[IN Q=We want ]

((AL POLLARD/CORNED BEEF & CO. CO-OWNER: WE WANT TO SHARE WITH THE COMMUNITY THAT WE FEEL THE LOSS, AS GREAT A PLACE THE ROANOKE VALLEY IS TO LIVE, WE HATE TO SEE SOMETHING LIKE THIS HAPPEN.))
[SUPER=01-Al Pollard/Corned Beef & Co. Co-Owner; :00]
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[OUT Q=this happen.]
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[VO-NAT]


Pollard says the employee then notified co-workers who called police.
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[Campaign]


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The Presidential Race is neck and neck.
The latest CNN -USA today po.ll shows George W. Bush back on top with a one percentage point lead-
Antoher survey shows younger voters don't care about the elections. It says less than half of the nations youngest voters will cast a ballot.
As Cindy (pen-ya) Pena reports, both the Bush and Gore camps hope to change that.
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[SOT 20:04:34]
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[SUPER=201-Emily Baier/22 Years Old; :16 QUICK!!!]
[SUPER=201-Tamara Scott/23 Years Old; :20 QUICK!!!!]
[SUPER=201-Joe Andrew/Democratic Nat. Committee; :30]
[SUPER=201-Katie Nicholson/Republican Nat. Committee; :44]
[SUPER=201-Cindy Pena/CBS News; 1:09]
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[OUT Q=for CBS News.]

(( AMONG YOUNG AMERICANS AGES 18 TO 24, ONLY HALF SAY THEY ARE REGISTERED TO VOTE, AND ONLY 46% SAY THEY'LL GO TO THE POLLS IN NOVEMBER. THIS, ACCORDING TO A SURVEY BY MTV AND THE KAISER FAMILY FOUNDATION. EMILY BAIER - 22 YEARS OLD "I don't think the system is very conducive for people my age to vote." TAMARA SCOTT 23 YEARS OLD "A lot of my friends aren't registered to vote either." YOUNG PEOPLE TEND TO BE TUNED IN TO HIGH TECHWITH THAT IN MIND, THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE IS TARGETING NEW VOTERS THROUGH THE INTERNET. JOE ANDREW-CHAIRMAN, DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE "We're trying to organize people who want to learn more about things so that's why the internet is such an imnportant part of what we're doing in the democratic party." THE REPUBLICAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE SAYS THE ISSUES GOVERNOR BUSH STANDS FOR ARE TURNING MANY YOUNG AMERICANS INTO REPUBLICAN AMERICANS KATIE NICHOLSON-REPUBLICAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE "The RNC focuses on issues for people my age, like education." YOUNG VOTERS SAY THE CANDIDATES AREN'T TALKING ABOUT THE ISUES THAT CONCERN THEM, SUCH AS GUN CONTROL, THE RIGHT TO SUE HEALTH PLANS, SEX EDUCATION AND EXPANDED HEALTH COVERAGE. HOWEVER, IN CALIFORNIA TODAY GOVERNOR BUSH CAMPAIGNED ON EDUCATION, WHILE VICE PRESIDENT GORE FOCUSED ON HEALTH CARE. THE CAMPAIGNS SAY THEY AREN'T IGNORING THIS DEMOGRAPHIC. BUT REACHING THESE YOUNG VOTERS AND CONVINCING THEM THAT THEIR VOTE DOES COUNT IS A CHALLENGE THAT WILL GO BEYOND ELECTION DAY. IN WASHINGTON, CINDY PENA, FOR CBS NEWS.))

[Senate-Race]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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After weeks of tame responses, Democrat Chuck Robb is on the attack in the U-S Senate race.
Last night, it was on abortion.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=203-Tyson's Corner;]


Today, before the Fairfax Chamber of Commerce, Robb picked apart George Allen's tax credit for education expenses.

Allen now admits it won't help low income parents.
But it's the first bill Allen says he'd introduce in Washington.
Robb could not think of one in a recent interview.
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((GEORGE ALLEN: IN MY VIEW, A SENATE SEAT'S A TERRIBLE THING TO WASTE. AND YOU OUGHT TO HAVE SOMEBODY WHO WANTS TO GO UP THERE WITH A PASSION, PROVIDE LEADERSHIP, AND ACTUALLY BE ABLE TO ACCOMPLISH SOMETHING FOR THE PEOPLE OF OUR COMMONWEALTH AND AMERICA.))
[sot tape TWO 13:46:16]

((SEN. CHUCK ROBB: IF YOUR FIRST BILL IS GONNA BE A BAD BILL, I'M NOT SURE I'D MAKE SUCH A BIG DEAL OF SUGGESTING THAT'S WHERE YOU'RE GONNA HEAD.))
[SUPER=201-George Allen/(R) U.S. Senate Candidate; : ]
[SUPER=201-Chuck Robb/(D) U.S. Senate Candidate; :13]
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[OUT Q=gonna head.]
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The candidates won't debate on T-V again for another month.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Still ahead on News 7, police try to figure out why a car ran off the fifth story of a Virginia Beach parking garage.
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[VO-NAT]


And Romania losses a gold medal-- thanks to cold medicine.
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[Sports-Preview]


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[IN Q=Hi Jean, tonight]
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[OUT Q=IN SPORTS]

((HI JEAN, TONIGHT A NEW SEASON IS ABOUT TO BEGIN AND I'M NOT TALKING FALL. TOM GLAVIN WINS NUMBER 20 FOR THE BRAVES, DANTZLER DANCES THE TIGERS UP THE POLLS AND FORMER TECH COACH JERRY CLAIBORNE HAS DIED. THOSE STORIES AND OTHERS IN SPORTS.))

[Nurses-Killed]


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A bizarre accident in Virginia Beach leaves four nurses dead-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Virginia Beach]


The women were on vacation together in Virginia Beach- when the accident happened without warning.
Their car ran through a cinderblock wall and fell five stories from a parking deck.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((DOUG SAUL/WITNESS: I SAW THE FRONT WHEELS OF THE CAR COME OVER, IT WAS STILL ACCELERATING AND THEN IT JUST DONE A LITTLE TOPPLE AND COME OVER AND LANDED RIGHT ON ITS ROOF.))
[SUPER=01-Doug Saul/Witness]
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[OUT Q=RIGHT ON ITS ROOF.]
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[VO-NAT]


The four women were nurses at New York's St. Vincents Hopstial- said to be best friends who often traveled together. Authorities have ruled out use of alcohol as well as mechanical failure.
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[Celtic-STabbing]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Boston police are looking for the man who stabbed Boston Celtics player Paul Pierce.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Boston, MA]


Pierce is hospitalized after the stabbing at the Buzz nightclub early this morning.
Pierce was stabbed in the face, neck and back-he's in fair condition tonight.
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[SOT 15:06:44]
[IN Q=]

((MARIELLEN BURNS/BOSTON POLICE DEPT.: THE VICTIM WAS AT THE BUZZ CLUB WITH SEVERAL FRIENDS AT THE TIME OF THE STABBING. MR. PIERCE WAS DRIVEN BY FRIENDS TO NEW ENGLAND MEDICAL CENTER AND SELF APPLIED FOR TREATMENT.))
[SUPER=01-Mariellen Burns/Boston Police Dept.;]
[RUNS=06]
[OUT Q=FOR TREATMENT.]
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[VO-NAT]


The 22-year old was reportedly in town to take part in a charity golf tournament.
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[Gymnast]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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[GRAPHIC=Sydney Olympics]


Romanian Gold Medal Gymnast Andrea Raducan is being stripped of her gold medal-after testing positive for a stimulant- she says was in her cold medicine.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Sydney, Australia]


The team doctor who gave Raducan the drug in two cold medicine pills was expelled from the games and suspended through the 2004 summer games in Athens.
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[Talent=Jean]
[SS=HOLD]


With Raducan's disqualification, another Romanian, Simona Amanar, gets the gold.
Raducan was allowed to keep her other medals, a gold from the team competition and a silver from the vault.
[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


The Danville area's in desperate need of blood-- that's story is still ahead on News 7.
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[VO-NAT]


And find out where you can travel 170 million years into the past without leaving the comforts of the city.
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[Microwave-Baby]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=00-33 TC55:07]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A 20-year-old woman in New Kent County accused of killing her son in a microwave has reached a plea agreement with prosecutors.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New Kent Co./File Tape]

Elizabeth Otte (OAT-ee) is NOT admitting guilt, but says there's enough evidence to find her guilty of involuntary manslaughter. Under the plea agreement, she faces at most ten years in prison. Otte's lawyers indicated earlier they had planned to use an insanity defense for the microwave killing.
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[Chapman]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=00-26 TC1:53:19]
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A plot to kill a judge has landed a Radford man 9 years behind bars.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford;]


Derrick Chapman escaped a jury's 30 year sentence in April for conspiring to kill Circuit Judge Ray Grubbs.
But today's lighter sentence is still a sore spot with Chapman's friends and family.
They crowded the courthouse, wearing T-shirts calling for equal justice.
Chapman's friend and co-conspirator, Christopher DeMoranville (Dee-more-AN-ville), got 3 years' probation after cooperating with police.
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[IN Q=I don't think]

((CALVIN CHAPMAN/CHAPMAN'S FATHER: I DON'T THINK IT'S FAIR BUT IT'S THE BEST DEAL WE COULD GET. CONSIDERING 30 YEARS TO 10 YEARS, IT'S A BIG DIFFERENCE. BUT I DON'T THINK IT'S FAIR BECAUSE CHRIS WAS IN ON THIS THING AND HE DIDN'T SERVE A DAY. ))
[SUPER=01-Calvin Chapman/Chapman's Father;]
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[OUT Q=didn't serve a day.]
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[VO-NAT]


Prosecutors say DeMoranville got a plea deal because he came forward and stopped the hit from taking place.
Chapman's attorney says he'll appeal.
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[Blood-Shortage]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sch]
[TAPE#=00-29 TC1:45:37]
[GRAPHIC=Blood Supply]


The blood supply in Danville is nearly wiped out.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville;]


A couple of critical patients used more than one-hundred units of blood over the weekend.
The supply is down to 85 units not the usual 250.
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[SOT 40:30]
[IN Q=We are asking]

((AMY GORE/DONOR ROOM TECHNICIAN: WE ARE ASKING FOR ALL TYPES OF BLOOD AT THIS POINT IF YOU HAVE 20 TO 30 MINUTES. EAT A GOOD MEAL FIRST. WE COULD REALLY USE THE HELP RIGHT NOW.))
[SUPER=01-Amy Gore/Donor Room Technician;]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=help right now.]
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[VO-NAT]


The Danville Blood Donor Center is open daily.
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[Pinnacle Page]
You can visit the center at 150 West Main Street. The phone number is 804-799-3743.
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[Video]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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A dinosaur took over the sidewalks of Raleigh North Carolina.
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[VO-NAT]
[Super=X5052 (loads FX)]
[Super=X5045 (starts FX)]
[SUPER=75-Raleigh, NC]


It's a replica of a hundred and seventy million year old (ma-men-ka- saurus) Mamenchisaurus.
The traveling exhibit at The Museum of Natural Sciences will open next month.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=extra point]
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In sports, The Roanoke Express is readying for another season, Tom Glavin wins number 20 and Woody Dantzler dazzels the crowd in Charlottesville and propels Clemson to number seven in the AP poll.
First our extra point.
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[vo-nat]
[super=75-Dallas, TX/NFL-Fox;]


The San Francisco 49ers have handed Terrell Owens a one-game suspension without pay for lack of sportsmanship during yesterday's win at Dallas.
Owens followed both his touchdown receptions with a celebration on the Cowboys' logo.
Dallas safety George Teague leveled Owens during the second T-D celebration and was immediately ejected from the game.
Owens will not participate in practice or team meetings all week and will miss San Francisco's game against Arizona.

No word yet if the NFL will punish Owens.
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[S-Sportsclub]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
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Roanoke Express first year head coach Perry Florio brought his assistant coach and three of his players to the Roanoke Valley Sports Club last night.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]


The Salem Civic Center served as the host facility for the dinner-speaking engagement.
Tim Christian, who has now retired, is helping with the team this season.
Veteran Goalie Dave Gagnon was on hand as well.
Florio touched on many topics, including the always interesting road trips the team takes during the season.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Perry Florio/Express Head Coach; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dave Gagnon/Express Goalie; :25]
[RUNS=:41]
[OUT Q=.....put on the ice"]
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[ANCHOR=Denise]
[GRAPHIC=hold Express]


The Express opens the season October 13th against the Richmond Renegades.

[S-WSOX]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=SP-64 tc 2:03:34]
[GRAPHIC=White Sox]


The Chicago White Sox may be the A-L Central Champions, but Cleveland won yesterday afternoon's battle nine to two.
It was the first game of an historic, day-night, three-team doubleheader.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Cleveland, OH/Fox Sports ;]


The strange doubleheader was made possible by an Indians-White Sox rain out at Jacobs Field earlier this month.
The second game featured the Twins as guests, and it looked like Cleveland was going win two games in one day against two different teams when Manny Ramierez smacks a two run homer in the first.
[super=35-Minnesota/4/Cleveland/3;]


The Indians build a three to one lead, but a three run eighth inning gives the Twins what they need to win the game four to three.
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[S-Braves]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=SP-66 tc 1:49:11]
[GRAPHIC=Braves]


Atlanta is just three games away from clinching the National League East.
The Braves lead the Mets by four games after blanking Montreal six to zero yesterday afternoon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Montreal, ON/WTBS;]


Up two to nothing, Keith Lockhart's grounder into right field scores Javy Lopez and Reggie Sanders and it's four-nothing Atlanta in the eighth.
Glavine allowed eight hits, struck out three and walked none in the six-nothing win.
[super=35-Atlanta/6/Montreal/0;]


This is his second shutout this season and the fifth time in his career he has won 20 games in a season.
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[S-High]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=FFE]


Some of the top schools in our Friday Football coverage area are also tops in the state. The AP prep polls are out for this week.
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In Group Three A Pulaski County is ranked fifth in the state, Cave Spring and Patrick Henry are tied for 10th. [full screen board]
Rustburg is tied for fifth with Turner Ashby in the Group Two A poll and in [full screen Board]
Group A Giles is the top dog in the state. Bath County is in the sixth position and George Wythe is 10th.
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Clemson has climbed to the seventh spot in one national college football poll after this weekend's win over UVA.
Steve Mason compares the running games of the two schools.
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((Woody Dantzler was dazzling. The junior rushing for 220 yards and averaged 12.2 yards a carry. His big play capability produced two huge runs, this 75 yarder that would put the Tigers up 24-10 and then a 45 yarder. He is conference's leading rusher, and is 13th nationally. ((:))
Dantzler is also the nation's third rated passer and number one in the ACC. He's also 7th in the nation in total offense. Despite lofty stats, Virginia Tech's Michael Vick still sets the standard. ((:)) ((:)) While Dantzler is running, Arlen Harris is rubbing his left knee. Still recovering from September 8th surgery, he has watched the three headed monster that includes himself, Antwoine Womack and Tyree Foreman go from a 263 yard, 4 TD outing against BYU, to an average of 114 yards and 1 touchdown in the last three games minus Harris.))

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Don't forget that Your Hometown Station is the place to be this Saturday afternoon as we bring you the Tech-Boston College game from Chestnut Hill. Pre-game coverage begins at 3. Kickoff is set for 3:30.
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[BIG EAST] Also, speaking of kickoffs - Tech announced yesterday afternoon that the start of the Temple homecoming game on October 7th will kickoff at Noon and not one.

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Tech has lost one of the fathers of its football program. Jerry Claiborne died yesterday of a heart attack he was 72.
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He also was Frank Beamer's head coach and took Tech to two Liberty Bowls in 1966 and 1968. He won 61 games during his tenure that began in 1961 and he took pride in playing a tough schedule.
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[vo nat CON'T] (------------) Claiborne coached 10 years at Tech and was named Southern Conference coach of the year in 1963.