[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

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[VO-NAT]


A Backstreet Cafe shooting victim recalls what happened when the gunman opened fire Friday night...
The incident also made a lasting impression on those RESPONDING to the emergency call.
We'll have both sides of the story--
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And today the F-B-I will defend its case against fired nuclear scientist Wen Ho Lee.
[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


News 7 Mornin is straight ahead.

[11Victim]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=00-39 TC22:46]
[GRAPHIC=Cafe Shooting]


Two of the those injured in Friday night's shooting at the Backstreet Cafe remain in the hospital this morning.


Iris P. Webb is in critical condition at Carilion Roanoke Memorial.
John W. Collins is in stable condition.
Kathy Caldwell is one of four victims now recovering at home.
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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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[11EMS-Response]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mce]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Cafe Shooting]


Friday's shooting at Roanoke's Backstreet Cafe has left a lasting impression not only with the victims, but with rescue workers who were first to arrive. Meredyth Censullo spoke to the first E-M-T's to respond - who say, while they were only on the scene a few minutes, the memories will stay with them a lifetime.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=No amount...]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Friday Night; :00]
[SUPER=01-Darrell VanNess/Volunteer EMS Chief; :21]
[SUPER=01-Lorrie Camden/EMS Volunteer; :43]
[SUPER=@Meredyth1;1:18]
[RUNS=1:28]
[OUT Q=news7, Roanoke.]
(((///// SOT /////)
[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 -

(///// SOT /////)
[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.

(///// SOT /////)
[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.]))

((MEREDYTH:VanNess says they were lucky Friday night, because all of their resources were available to respond to the shooting. Meredyth Censullo, News7, Roanoke.))
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[11Gay]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=00-30 TC1:53:21]
[GRAPHIC=Ronald Gay]


The suspect in the Backstreet shootings was arraigned yesterday.
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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.
(///// SOT /////)
[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]
[RUNS=11]
[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=Kim]
[SS=none]


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.

[11Overstreet-CWA]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=00-35]
[GRAPHIC=Cafe Shooting]


Friday night's shooting was especially troublesome for the Communications Workers of America.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/August 15]


Danny Overstreet was a Verizon Communications worker. He's on the picket line in this video taken just last month during the recent C-W-A strike.
On the eve of his death, the union sent a letter to congress asking members to pass a federal hate crimes statute.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[SS=None]


C-W-A is also pushing to include coverage of sexual orientation, gender and disability in STATE hate crime laws.


Those provisions do not exist in Virginia.


[11Hollins-Vigil]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mce]
[TAPE#=00-42 TC16:19]
[GRAPHIC=Cafe Shooting]


A vigil was held at Hollins University in protest of the Backstreet Cafe shooting.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]

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


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Today F-B-I director Louis Freeh goes before a Senate panel looking into the Wen Ho Lee case.
An administration source says Freeh is ready to defend the government's case against Lee.
But he's also expected to admit that agents went too far in threatening the fired Los Alamos nuclear scientist.
Lee was accused of mishandling nuclear secrets.

Authorities dropped all but one charge against him. [Campaign-2000]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2000]


The two Presidential candidates are appealing to both younger and older generations...
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=203-Beaverton, OR;]


Republican George W- Bush spoke at an elementary school in Oregon yesterday.
Bush has proposed a 47- billion- dollar, 10- year plan that would boost spending on literacy programs and college scholarships.
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[SOT 5:02:32 ]
[IN Q=The federal funding]

((GEORGE W. BUSH/R- PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: THE FEDERAL FUNDING WILL BE SENT DIRECTLY TO PARENTS...PUBLIC SCHOOLS...CHARTER SCHOOLS. IN OUR VISION, NO CHILD WILL BE LEFT BEHIND.))
[SUPER=201-George W. Bush/(R) Presidential Candidate;]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=left behind.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=203-St. Petersburg, FL;]


Meanwhile, Vice President Al Gore was in Florida focusing on the older population--
Gore released an outline of the Democratic ticket's plan to seal away Medicare's surplus in a lockbox and add prescription drug benefits.
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[SOT 5:04:42]
[IN Q=I am fighting]

((AL GORE/D- PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: I AM FIGHTING FOR SENIORS OF AMERICA WHO WORKED HARD AND DESERVE TO ENJOY THEIR RETIREMENT...I WILL FIGHT FOR YOU...YOUR FAMILY..AND ALL OF THE UNITED STATES.))
[SUPER=201-Al Gore/(D) Presidential Candidate;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=United States]
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[VO-NAT]


Gore's plan also calls for older Americans to have access to clinical screening for depression.
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[11Senate-Race]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=00-40 TC08:14]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2000]


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


Yesterday, 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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[SOT]
[IN Q=In my view]
[sot tape TWO 13:42:06 ]

((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]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=gonna head.]
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[VO-NAT]


The candidates won't debate on T-V again for another month.
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[11Blood-Shortage]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sch]
[TAPE#=00-29 TC1:45:37]
[GRAPHIC=Blood Supply]


The blood supply in Danville is low.
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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.
(XXXXXXXX)

[Pinnacle Page]
You can visit the center at 150 West Main Street. The phone number is 804-799-3743.
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[Health-Check]


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


In other medical news, if you're stressed out, it may show around your waistline.
Doctor Dave Hnida has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Dave Hnida/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:26]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]


((Information: ON CAM BESIDES TOO MANY CALORIES AND TOO LITTLE EXERCISE- THERE'S A NEW INGREDIENT TO THE RECIPE FOR OBESITY- ITS TOO MUCH STRESS.

VT=VO

RESEARCHERS FROM THE UNIV OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO SAY HIGH LEVELS OF STRESS DAY IN AND DAY CAUSE THE BODY TO OVER-RELEASE STRESS HORMONES- AND THESE HORMONES CAUSE FAT BUILDUP IN THE ABDOMEN. AND THIS FAT IS AN ESPECIALLY DANGEROUS FAT- SINCE IT MAKES YOU SHAPED LIKE AN APPLE- AND PEOPLE WHO ARE APPLE SHAPED HAVE MUCH HIGHER RATES OF HEART ATTACKS AND STROKES.

VT=VO

GOT SOME STIFF KNEES, ACHY HIPS, AND ARTHRITIS IN PLACES YOU DIDN'T KNOW YOU COULD GET ARTHRITIS? THE ANSWER MAY BE GELATIN.RESEARCH AT THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS SHOWS DAILY DOSES OF GELATIN CAN TAKE THE ACHE OUT OF SORE JOINTS- ALL WITHOUT THE SIDE EFFECTS OF MEDICATION. THE GELATIN DOES NOT CURE THE ARTHRITIS- IT JUST PROTECTS THE LINING OF THE JOINT-- AND SINCE IT GELATIN IT MAY GIVE YOU AN ADDED BENEFIT OF STRONG NAILS.

VT=VO

FINALLY TODAY- IF YOU'RE HAVING SURGERY- AND YOU'RE TOLD NOT TO EAT OR DRINK ANYTHING IN THE HOURS BEFORE SURGERY- DOES THAT MEAN YOU SHOULDN'T TAKE YOUR ROUTINE MEDICATIONS? WELL YOU HAD BETTER FIND OUT SINCE A NEW REPORT IN THE BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL REPORTS PEOPLE WHO STOPPED MEDICATIONS BEFORE SURGERY HAD TRIPLE THE RISK OF COMPLICATIONS AFTER SURGERY.. BOTTOM LINE- IT NEVER HURTS TO ASK.
ON CAM THAT'S A LOOK AT SOME OF THE DAYS TOP HEALTH STORIES. IM DR DAVE HNIDA FOR CBS NEWS.))


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[2-HEADLINES]
[2-shot=KMC/SYO]
[SUPER=#4049; Morning Headlines]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


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


The memory of last Friday night's fatal shooting at the Backstreet Cafe is still fresh in the minds of those who were there--
One of the victims, now recovering at home, shares her story.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon]


Thousands are taking to the streets in Yugoslavia, calling for President Slobodan Milosevic to step down.
No official tally yet-- but it appears his opponent won Sunday's election.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And a Radford man is sentenced for plotting to kill a judge.
Derrick Chapman will spend nine years behind bars for the conspiracy against Circuit Judge Ray Grubbs.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Tuesday, September 26th .
[ANCHOR=Shannon]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[6Victim]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=00-39]
[GRAPHIC=Backstreet Cafe]


Two of the those injured in Friday night's shooting are still in the hospital this morning.
Iris P. Webb is listed 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, shared her story. Joe Dashiell has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=As he started firing off the shots]
[SUPER=01-Kathy Caldwell/Shooting Victim; :00]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :18]
[SUPER=@Joe1; 1:20]
[RUNS=1:24]
[OUT Q=JD News 7 Roanoke]
(([SOT 17:04:53]
[IN Q=As he started firing off the shots]

((AS HE STARTED FIRING OFF THE SHOTS HE HAD THE GUN IN HIS RIGHT HAND. AS HE STARTED FIRING OFF THE SHOTS, HE WENT AROUND JUST LIKE THIS, PUT THE GUN BACK DOWN IN HIS POCKET, WALKED OUT THE DOOR AND DOWN THE ROAD.))
[RUNS= :16]
[OUT Q=walked out the door and down the road.]


Kathy Caldwell has a bullet wound in her right shoulder, and painful damage to her right hand... and she's feeling fortunate.
Recovering at home, Caldwell says events that took a few seconds to unfold on Friday night are now frozen in her mind.
[SOT]
[IN Q=Danny was laying in front of me dying]

((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.))
[RUNS= :16]
[OUT Q=don't want to see anybody die.]


There was help for the victims whose injuries were not as severe as Overstreet's. Caldwell says others in the Backstreet Cafe deserve praise for the way they attended to the injuries.
[SOT 17:19:16]
[IN Q=To be terrified themselves]

((TO BE TERRIFIED THEMSELVES, THEY STEPPED UP LIKE THEY WERE MEDICAL PERSONNEL, DOING WHAT A HOSPITAL WOULD HAVE BEEN DOING. AND THEY DID A WONDERFUL JOB. IT SHOULD NOT GO UNNOTICED.))
[RUNS= :17]
[OUT Q=should not go unnoticed.]

[STAND-UP CLOSE]
Kathy Caldwell says she's numb right now, not knowing exactly how to feel about Ronald Gay.
But she is hoping to attend Danny Overstreet's funeral on Wednesday.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke))

[2-11Gay]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=00-30 TC1:53:21]
[GRAPHIC=Ronald Gay]


The man accused of opening fire in the Backstreet Cafe was arraigned yesterday.
(------------)
[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.
(///// SOT /////)
[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]
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=in this situation.]
(------------)

[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.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[SS=none]


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.

[11Bar-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=00-31 TC53:00]
[GRAPHIC=Cafe Shooting]


Many have been under the impression that an employee at another Roanoke bar contributed to the tragedy.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[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.
(///// SOT /////)
[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]
[RUNS=06]
[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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[11Falwell]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=00-27 TC1:25:33]
[GRAPHIC=Jerry Falwell]


The Reverend Jerry Falwell says the shootings were "not" the result of any anti- gay rhetoric or preachings by conservative ministers like himself.
(------------)
[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 yesterday he has never condoned violence against gays.
(///// SOT /////)
[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 University Chancellor]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=to hurt them.]
(------------)
[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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[Yugoslavia]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


In Yugoslavia, tens of thousands of people are in the streets, awaiting word of the apparent election defeat of President Slobodan Milosevic.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Belgrade, Serbia;]


Milosevic is under intense international pressure to admit defeat in Sunday's election.
Opposition leaders say if the official results aren't released by tomorrow, they'll proclaim their own candidate the winner.
The opposition candidate says there will be more street protests if Milosevic refuses to step aside.
The U-S has promised to lift sanctions against Yugoslavia once Milosevic accepts defeat.
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[Tech2000]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=TUESDAY TECH 2000]
[GRAPHIC=TECH 2000 6719]


The Virginia Tech Hokies are back on the job this week. And so is Mike Stevens, who has a variety of topics for us in this morning's Tech 2000 report.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=GOOD MORNING]
[RUNS=2:48]
[OUT Q=...right after this."]
(---------------)

[GO TO BREAK] (( The Boston College game will mark Tech's second road trip of the season, and for the Hokies' defense that means another chance to fill up the lunch box. After every road win the a designated defender packs the pail with a piece of turf. ((CORY BIRD:)) Take the scissors to BC - they play on artificial turf. There's nothing artificial about the success of Michael Vick's Heisman web site. Since the site was launched on July 25th, nearly three million folks have visited the site. That's an average of 53 thousand hits a day - and not surprisingly many are from women. ((BRYAN JOHNSTON:)) And there are other emails that are entertaining in their own way. ((BRYAN JOHNSTON:)) While you're surfing Vick's site, you may want to head on over to www.tech championship-pie dot com. That's where you'll find Tech fan Randy Alcorn. The Blacksburg resident has recorded a four song CD tribute to last season's success. ((RANDY ALCORN:)) One of the tunes "Tech Legend" is a tribute to kicker Shayne Graham. He recently got to meet Alcorn and hear the tune.)) ((NAT SOUND ENDING))


[tape tosses to break]
[COMM #6]

((Archive:))



[11Chapman]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=00-26 TC1:53:19]
[GRAPHIC=Legal scales]


A Radford man has been sentenced to nine years in prison for plotting to kill a judge.
(------------)
[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 yesterday'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.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:06:01 - :20]
[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;]
[RUNS=:18]
[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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[11Microwave-Baby]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[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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[Local-Recap]
[SUPER=#4059;Local Recap]
[2-Shot=Kmc/Syo]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


The suspect in the Backstreet shootings was arraigned yesterday.
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.
(----------------)
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]


Another vigil was held in protest of the Backstreet Cafe shooting - this one at Hollins University. Dozens of students stood in the rain last night to attend the candlelight services, sponsored by an on-campus organization called "Harmony." The group advocates a society free of negative stereotypes.

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Donors are need to help replenish the blood supply in 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.
The Danville Blood Donor Center is open daily.
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Now here's Keith Humphry with a preview of News 7 at Six.
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[IN Q=A lot of high school]
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[OUT Q=on News 7 at 6 tonight.]
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