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Today on News 7, it's a familiar scene as police evacuate students from a school as a teenager holds a teacher hostage.

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and authorities identify a man killed last night in a Floyd County fire.[Weather-Head]
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We could use a little bit of rain and a few isolated showers are now pulling through the region... I'll tell you how long they'll last coming up....

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In Sports, Mike Stevens checks in with the Virginia Tech Hokies,
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and in Health News, a local family is upset with the testing of a mouse they say they found in their take out chicken.


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An ordinary day at an Arizona school- turns scary- a teenager takes younger students hostage.

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The hostage situation is over and everyone is safe.
Tonight a teenager is in custody- after surrendering to police.
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Police say the teen walked into an elementary school classroom in Glendale, Arizona- carrying a 9-millimeter handgun.
The teenager took the room full of students and the teacher hostage-
SWAT teams rushed in and were able to talk the teen into giving up.
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((YOU GUYS WE GOT EM.. WE GOT EM.))
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A police spokemsan hinted that something violent was supposed to have taken place. He said the teen came to school with a purpose but thank goodness he did not carry it out.
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Closer to home-
An Amherst County teen who killed his mother and shot his father pleaded guilty to all the charges today.
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15-year old Daniel Maddox avoided a jury trial by admitting to the August 9th attack.
Maddox shot and killed his mother in their home off Route 60, then waited in ambush for his father to come home.


39-year old John Maddox was shot in the hand and shoulder but survived.
Police never determined a motive for the shootings.. Maddox could receive a life term in prison when he's sentenced in January.
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Investigators have now identified the man who died last night in a Floyd County house fire. Firefighters found 42-year-old Albert Smith deceased in bed on Route 6-15. They say he probably fell asleep with a cigarette, and that may have caused the fire.

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The Pentagon today confirmed that U.S. Forces in the Persian Gulf are on alert for a possible terrorist attack. Jennifer Jones has the latest from Washington.
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((Strong Indications of terrorist threats have US forces on the highest state of alert in the Persian Gulf states of Bahrain and Qatar. Authorities responding to what they call specific threats of another attack against US forces in both those areas. --
SOT, Rear Admiral Craig Quigley

Pentagon Spokesperson in: They were specific enough and given particularly the backdrop of recent events in that area, to again say to those local commanders that this is the prudent course of action to take. -- This comes on the heels of the terrorist attack on the USS Colethat killed 17-sailors during a refueling stop in Aden, Yemen. Questions now being raised about the level of security surrounding the Navy warship. Have security measures become too relaxed in an area considered a safe haven for terrorists. Raymond Mooney who was wounded in the USS Cole explosion, says he noticed nothing leading to the blast to cause concern. -- in: Raymond Mooney, U.S.S. Cole Survivor its a busy harbor for a while, I was watching another ship across the way moored to something another oiler moored to something on the other side of the harbor and I was watching the ship in front of us transfe goods back and forth to another oilerits just a busy port. -- Jones std up ))

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It was just a couple of weeks ago that a Roanoke couple says they found a mouse inside a box of K-F-C chicken- Tonight the couple says they believe the health department mislead them on how the mouse would be tested.
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton has been following this story- Joy.. what are they saying?
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The family says it recently learned that J-R-N Incorporated the company that owns the K-F-C on Melrose, was not only paying for the test,
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but also got to pick the lab where the mouse was sent.
Information that the health department confirms.
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(( Latasha Cummings says the lab test was the family's only real chance of proving that the mouse was actually cooked with the chicken it was given from the K-F-C on Melrose.
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((LATASHA CUMMINGS: NOW I FEEL THAT THERE IS NO HOPE FOR THE TRUTH AND THE HEALTH DEPT AND JRN HAVE VERY DISAPPOINTED ME))
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Cummings says she believed the since the health department agreed to act as third party. It would pay pick the lab.


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((LATASHA CUMMINGS: IF THEY WOULD HAVE TOLD US THAT JRN WAS PICKING THE LAB AND THEY HAD PICKED UP THE TAB DO YOU ACTUALLY THINK WE WOULD HAVE TURNED THE BOX OF CHICKEN OVER TO THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT))
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Dick Tabb the Environmental Manager says it was the health department's belief that it was just picking up the mouse and sending to the lab that was decided by both parties.
Tabb says when the company called saying it would pay for the test and pick the lab -- no one questioned the idea.
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((DICK TABB: THERE WAS NOT INTENT TO MISLEAD, APPARENTLY THERE WAS NOW CONVERSATION ON HOW THE LAB WOULD PICKED. IT WAS OUR ASSUMPTION THAT THERE WAS))
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Tabb says the health department did it's job when it investigated the establishment -- and found no sign of rodents.

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Jean, Tabb says he believes that the J-R-N will get the lab results first. And the health department will also get a copy.
The family now has federal officials involved in the investigation and has contacted a lawyer. [(toss to R)]
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There's news tonight about a controversial SuperCenter coming into the Bonsack area. We'll have the details after this break,
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and would you return to a job serving coffee if you just won an 87-million dollar lottery?
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Roanoke County Supervisors have approved an agreement with Wal-Mart that should address some residents' concerns over a new store in Bonsack.
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The store is planned for a site near the intersection of route 460 and alternate route 220.
Though residents in the area have raised concerns, the property has been zoned for commercial development for 30 years.
Today, supervisors approved a performance agreement that will cost the county about 600 thousand dollars over three years .. but it will include storm water management, traffic control, and buffering between the store and nearby subdivisions.
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Attorney Rickey Young says government investigators spent five years trying to prove he was selling drugs.
When that didn't work, Young claims they charged him with tax evasion to justify an investigation that HE says cost the taxpayers 2 point 75-million dollars.
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Young was in federal court today arguing that he and his attorney should both be allowed to represent him at trial.
The judge said Young should let HIS attorney, Clay Norfleet, question witnesses and argue the case to the jury.
Young rejects the notion that he can't be dispassionate.
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((THAT'S BECAUSE I'M NOT AFRAID OF THE UNITED STATES. A PERSON WHO'S NOT AFRAID OF THE UNITED STATES DOESN'T MIND LOOKING AT THEM AND SWINGING AT THEM WHEN HE NEEDS TO SWING AT THEM. I WILL SWING.))
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Young has three more months to practice his swing. The trial is set to begin in late January.
Prosecutor Rick Mountcastle declined to comment on Young's accusations.
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Texas Governor George W. Bush took his barnstorm for reform campaign to Illinois today-
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Bush criticized Al Gore's tax plan saying it will dramatically increase the size of federal government-
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((GEORGE W. BUSH/R- PREISIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: AFTER ALL HE'S A PERSON WHO WANTS TO INCREASE THE SIZE AND SCOPE OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMETN, THE LARGEST SINCE THE SIXTIES, MORE THAN BOTH WALTER MONDALE AND MICHAEL DUKAKSI COMBINED THAT'S PRETTY BIG.. MORE THAN PRESIDENT CLINTON DID.))
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Al Gore stuck up for his tax proposal- saying it shores up social security.
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((AL GORE/D- PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: FOR EIGHT YEARS I'VE WORKED HARD. I'VE OWRKED HARD TO DECREASE THE SIZE OF FEDERAL GOERNMENT, PROMOTE CHOICE AND MAKE THE GOVERNMENT SMALLER AND SMARTER THAN EVER BEFORE.))
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Gore says electing Bush will end America's prosperity.
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Thirteen employees of a Starbucks coffee shop will be able to get away from the daily grind.
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They won 87 MILLION dollars in the California lottery.
The manager collected a dollar from each employee after the jackpot hit such high numbers.
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Despite the multimillion dollar victory, the winners showed up for work this morning to open shop.
The winners have elected to take their winnings in 26 annual payments, and will receive the full $87 million.
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Coming up next in the newscast, Jacey Birch takes on a spooky history lesson.
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Taking a walk through a cemetery at night may not be top on your list for an evening of fun... but this Thursday it promises to be interesting.
The Salem Museum hosts the 2000 Ghost Walk where the cemetery is just the back drop to finding out more about the history of the dead.
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Jacey Birch is live at the East Hill Cemeteries in Salem to give us a preview Ghost Walk... Jacey what kind of ghosts are we talking about here?
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Today on health check, a new study says people without health insurance are more likely to die at younger ages. We'll have the details,
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and we'll see if Virginia Tech students can still get tickets the Hokies game with U-V-A.
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A leading group of researchers says the millions of Americans without health insurance tend to be more sick and die younger than people with insurance.
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The American College of Physicians says the number of Americans without health insurance has risen from 35 million in 1990 to 43 million people today.
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((Dr. Fryhofer SOT Our first report was entitled No Health Insurance, Its Enough to Make You Sick and it examined more

than 100 scientific studies that came to one simple conclusion; people without health insurance tend to live sicker and die younger than people with insurance.))
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According to the study, children without insurance are not only less likely to get routine preventive care, they are forty percent less likely to receive medical attention for a serious injury.

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We all know Vierginia Tech tickets are hard to come by- but did you know that some Virginia Tech students have been camping out for DAYS to get a ticket to next month's Virginia Tech/UVA game?
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Dozens spent the night outside of Cassell Coliseum-
And hundreds were there this morning when the doors opened, hoping to get tickets to the last home game of the regular season.
Rob Lemieux (Le-MEEW) was the first in line. The sophomore paid more than 500-dollars for 16 tickets.
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((ROB LEMIEUX/TECH SOPHOMORE: WE'VE BEEN OUT HERE SINCE 11:30 AM SATURDAY AND WE WERE THE ONLY PEOPLE OUT HERE, SO PEOPLE WERE COMING LOOKING AT US LIKE WE WERE A BUNCH OF IDIOTS. BUT WE'RE FIRST IN LINE NOW, SO I GUESS THAT WORKS.))
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The Tech men's basketball coach Ricky Stokes passed out donuts and tried to convert some of the football fanatics to basketball.
Tech sold out ALL 12-thousand student tickets available for the game this morning.
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Time now for sports as Mike Stevens takes the Ticker on the road to Tech.
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NASA is teaming up with a compnay that is constructing a personal jet pack. Basically if all goes as planned, the device would allow you to fly right over those traffic jams, just like George Jetson. Terisa Estacio has more.
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((This could be you someday. Instead of being stuck in traffic you could breeze over any problem. Sound too good to be true? It is a real project called Solotrek and its spearheaded by NASA and a California company.

(sot, Michael Moshier/Millennium Jet)
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(LOCATOR: SAN JOSE, CA)


This prototype uses a gasoline powered piston engine. Top speed is projected at 80 miles an hour. The aircraft is designed to zip about 50 to 100 feet off the ground. A helmet would be important for more reasons than one.

(SOT, Moshier, There is no dashboard or instrument display, all of the

information about how the aircraft is doing would be projected in the helmet)

(Take Terisa Estacio/reporting;)
(Incue: so you may be wondering when you might be able to fly the

Solotrek and skip past traffic. Well, it wont be tomorrow but it could be soon. )
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(Take nats of testing at NASA)
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NASA engineers will begin testing the craft in the near future using a wind tunnel to simulate reality.

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Solotrek could some day help with search and rescue missions, traffic reporting, emergency personnel and the military.

(sot, Warmbrodt, The military has a tremendous interest in this for

surveillance and reconnaissance missions. )
The initial design involves flying one person, but NASA is interested in developing a craft that could carry as many as 100 people perhaps clear across the country. TE, CBS NEWS, San Jose, California))

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Keeping in mind that Halloween is just a week away, our website of the day is still one of the strangest things we've ever seen on the web.
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The folks at YOUR-I-C-C-dot-com are giving away two haunted hearses on Halloween. The cars are reportedly real hearses that drivers are too scared to use.
The two contestants selected will have to drive the cars at least 20 thousand miles over the next year. There's a catch. Each hearse has a sealed coffin in it.
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The contestants can't open the coffins until Halloween next year.
More than nine thousand people have entered.
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