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[India-Earthquake]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
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[WRITER=dal]
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The death toll in India's powerful earthquake could rise dramatically.
As many as 13-thousand people are missing in the rubble of the town of Bhuj(buj). Most are presumed dead.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Gujarat State, India;]


24-hundred bodies have already been recovered.
Yesterday's magnitude seven-point-nine quake near the border with Pakistan is the strongest to hit the Indian subcontinent in 50 years and could be felt as far as 12-hundred miles.
In one city, rescue workers have been using iron rods to pry slabs of concrete and metal as they search for survivors.
And people who survived the quake have been poking through the rubble themselves, looking for loved ones and belongings.
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[Mville-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=dal]
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An early morning shooting in Martinsville sends one man to the hospital.
Kareem Kilpatrick of Harlem, New York, was shot several times in the chest and abdomen around two this morning on Dunlap Street.
Police do have suspects but no arrests have been made.
Investigators haven't determined a motive.
Kilpatrick went through surgery this morning at Martinsville Hospital and is reportedly in serious condition.

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[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat Am]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=500-4 1:59:35]
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Authorities now say the death of a four year old Pittsylvania County boy was a homicide.
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[VO-NAT]


An autopsy revealed Matthew (Juice-toe) Guisto died of blunt trauma.
The boy was last seen alive Saturday night.
His mother Serena Guisto called paramedics late Sunday afternoon.
The child lived in Hurt with his mother and her boyfriend.
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[ANCHOR=Denise]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation]


The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Department has not made an arrest.

[Teen-Drivers]


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[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#01-06 TC00:10]
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Drivers under the age of 18 may not be allowed on the road between midnight and 4 a-m. A bill is moving forward in the General Assembly that would restrict minors. But teenagers say it's just a bad idea because it's the parents who should set the rules not the government. Kate Weidaw reports.
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[SUPER=01-Carma Sample/15 Years Old; :14]
[SUPER=01-Lloyd Woods/Driver Ed. Teacher; :43]
[SUPER=01-Abby Kasperbauer/17 Years Old; 1:04]
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((Carma Sample is just months away from turning 16. As she practices her driving skills in the parking lot of Salem High School she's worried she may have to wait a couple more months until she can drive on her own.

[SOT 22:25:49]
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((CARMA SAMPLE:: IT WOULD BE REALLY HORRIBLE THAT I'M THIS CLOSE AND THEY PASS A LAW AND I HAVE TO WAIT ANOTHER 6 MONTHS OR LONGER WHEN I FEEL LIKE I'M READY TO DRIVE.))
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And most teenagers say they're ready to drive at 16. Many say a drivers license is the key to get a job or go to after school activities. Lloyd Woods has been teaching drivers education since the late 1960's.
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Woods says the midnight curfew may not be the answer lawmakers are looking for.

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((LLOYD WOODS: THE YEARS I'VE TAUGHT DRIVERS ED THE ONE THING IS MOST NEEDED MORE PRACTICE BEFORE THEY GO OUT AND DRIVE BY THEMSELVES.))
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But the debate on the General Assembly floor is over who's right is it to set a curfew, is it the parents or the governments. Teenagers say leave it to my parents because they know me best.

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((ABBY KASPERBAUER:MY CURFEW IS 12:30 IS IF I'M ILLEGAL WHEN I'M TRYING TO DRIVE HOME I DON'T THINK THAT'S FOR MY PARENTS OR MYSELF. I THINK MY PARENTS SHOULD DECIDE WHEN I DRIVE HOME THEY KNOW IT'S MORE DANGEROUS AFTER THAT.))
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((KATE WEIDAW: WHILE THE DEBATE WILL CONTINUE, YESTERDAY THE BILL CAME ONE STEP CLOSER TO BEING PASSED.
THE SENATE TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE GAVE ITS OKAY SO NOW IT WILL HEAD TO THE FULL SENATE. KATE WEIDAW NEWS 7 ROANOKE.))
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[Ship-Exhibit]


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The History Museum of Western Virginia is the latest port of call for dozens of historic sailing vessels with a unique past. In this week's Time Off, Shannon Young takes us on a high-seas adventure aptly named "Ships and Shipmates."
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[SOT]
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[SUPER=01-Kent Chrisman/Executive Director; :19]
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((--music--)) Sailors and ships from across a century in time come together here to tell a story. It's a story many don't even know exists: that of the Roanoke Valley's ties to the sea. Yes, to the sea.
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((The problem was how do you relate the navy and nautical maritime items to a landlocked valley literally 200 miles from the ocean.))
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That was the question facing the History Museum of Southwest Virginia when the idea was raised to develop an exhibit with a nautical theme. The answer surfaced on a raft of ships, 52 to be exact, named "Roanoke".
[SOT 39:16-39:30]
[IN Q=I think that should...]

((I think that should peak people's interest. They say, "Well, 52, what were they? What are they?" We can show you in certain instances what they did look like and they did actually exist. And some of 'em have wonderful stories.))
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[OUT Q=wonderful stories.]

Like this 1818 paddle steamer, one of the earliest ships to bear the Roanoke name. The histories of 19 vessels, including frigates, schooners, tankers and tugs are chronicled here through drawings, photographs and models. Roanokers who traded in their land-legs for life in the Navy help round out the tale with donated mementos, newspaper clippings and hundreds of photographs on the Wall of Honor.
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[IN Q=Vets today have wonderful...]

((Vets today have wonderful stories to tell and they're getting to the point that they're not gonna be with us much longer. Their stories are going and I'm afraid alot of their treasures are going.))
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((We've been able to develop exhibits that... nation's history.))
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((We've been told, perhaps we've got too much... because there's too much to see. But these fellas that gave it to us, I feel should have it to show. Why stick it away?))
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[take FS INFO] The exhibit runs through March 1st, 2003.
For more information go to our website at wdbj7 dot com and click on the Time Off suitcase.
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[Judd]


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Country singer Naomi Judd is making news today, but its not for her music.
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[SUPER=04-File Tape]


Judd is accused of knocking down a stripper in a restaurant.
Chris Pearce was hired by the parents of an 18 year old girl to strip for her birthday party at the family oriented Amerigo Restaurant.
Pierce says Judd was at a nearby table and grabbed him by the neck as he danced.
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A statement by Judd's publicist tells a different story.
It says the singer patted Pierce on the shoulder and he lost his balance.
The manager of the restaurant says the dancer's performance was inappropriate. He says he was under the impression Pearce was going to do a singing telegram.
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[5-Juicies]


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An undercover raid on an adult nightclub in Montgomery County leaves the general manager dealing with several alleged violations.
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This week, Alcohol and Beverage Control Agents charged Juicie's Exotic Cabaret Executive General Manager Bruce Martin with maintaining a public nuisance and illegally storing alcohol.
The charges stem from a raid earlier this month.
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[ANCHOR=Denise]
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Undercover state agents say they observed violations of county nudity and alcohol ordinances at the adult club.
The club has been closed since the raid.

[WeekendCalen]


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[WRITER=chr]
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If you're still looking to fill your schedule this weekend, here's some ideas from the weekend calendar.
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If you would like Matt's Dip recipe's or any recipe you see on Weekend Diner - check out our web site at WDBJ-7-dot com - just click on Weekend Diner. Or - you can send us a self-addressed, stamped envelope at... ( Ad lib address)
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Coming up on News 7 Saturday Morning......


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we will have more on those stories coming up in just a few minutes.
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[2-shot hello]

[India]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=dal]
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[GRAPHIC=earthquake]


The death toll in India's powerful earthquake is already in the thousands.
It will likely rise to more than 13 thousand as the rescuers search the rubble of the town of Bhuj(buj).
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Gujarat State, India;]


24-hundred bodies have already been recovered.
Yesterday's magnitude seven-point-nine quake near the border with Pakistan is the strongest to hit the Indian subcontinent in 50 years and could be felt as far as 12-hundred miles.
In one town, more than 100 multi-story buildings and thousands of smaller houses collapsed.
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[Martinsville]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
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[WRITER=dal]
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One man is in serious condition following an early morning shooting in Martinsville.
Kareem Kilpatrick of Harlem, New York, was shot several times in the chest and abdomen around two this morning on Dunlap Street.
Police do have suspects but no arrests have been made.
Investigators haven't determined a motive.
Kilpatrick went through surgery this morning at Martinsville Hospital and is reportedly in serious condition.

[Pitts-Death]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat Am]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=500-4 TC1:59:35]
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The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Department believes foul play was involved in the death of a young boy and are now calling the death a homicide.
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An autopsy revealed four-year-old Matthew Guisto (Juice-to) died of blunt trauma.
The boy was last seen alive Saturday night.
His mother Serena Guisto called paramedics Sunday afternoon.
The child lived with his mother and her boyfriend at their home in Hurt.
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[Willett]


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[WRITER=khu]
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Republican lawmakers from the Roanoke Valley put an end to a 24-year career on the bench.
Judge Willett was summoned to Richmond yesterday with the implied promise there might still be a way for the 58-year old judge to win re-appointment.
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By the time the Joint Judicial Selection Sub-committee was called to order, it was obvious the deal had fallen through.
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((DEL. MORGAN GRIFFITH/R- SALEM: I KNOW THAT ONE OF THE THINGS WE WERE GOING TO CONSIDER WAS THE JUDGESHIP FOR THE 23RD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT. AS FAR AS I UNDERSTAND, NO CANDIDATE WAS INVITED TO APPEAR IN FRONT OF US THIS MORNING ON THAT JUDGESHIP.))
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Griffith had conducted a survey of lawyers, and found many members of the bar considered Willett short tempered.

Willett also relied heavily on the other judges to take up the slack when he was away. The Judicial Council denied a request for an additional judge in the Roanoke Valley, pointing out the case- load per- judge WHEN ALL SIX ARE THERE is below the state average.
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[ANCHOR=Denise]
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While Willett's re-appointment could still come up for a vote on the House floor, Delegate Griffith says he plans to ask the local bar association to nominate a new candidate.

[5-Smoking]


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[WRITER=jsu]
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The American Lung Association has turned to smokers for help in designing their newest program.
It's called the Quit Smoking Action Plan - and they're hoping it'll do the trick.
Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton explains.
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[SUPER=01-Toni Ferguson/American Lung Assoc.;22]
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((
The American Lung Association says while 70-percent of smokers want to quit --only 34 percent make an effort.
And less than three percent actually succeed.
The American Lung Association hopes by giving smokers the information they need to develop their own plan to quit -- the success rate will improve.
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[SOT6:30]
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((THIS IS SPELLING OUT EVERY OPTION AVAILABLE AND IF THEY TRY ONE OF THE OPTIONS AND IT DOESN'T WORK THEY CAN GO BACK AND RETHINK AND TRY ANOTHER PLAN)) [RUNS20]
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Here's how it works. There are three steps.
The First Step is prepares the smoker to quit with behavior modification.
It helps them identify their reasons for quitting and the barriers they will run into.
It helps weigh the pros and cons of the various help programs --from books and manuals to individual counseling.
The Second Step deals with medications. It evaluates the success rates of nicotine replacement therapies.
The Third step is Staying Smoke Free. It deals ways to prevent a relapse.
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((THE SUCCESS RATE SHOULD BE FAIRLY HIGH WITH THIS PLAN IF PEOPLE STICK TO IT AND DON'T GET DISCOURAGED IF THEY'RE NOT SUCCESSFUL THE FIRST TIME)) [RUNS08]
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Ferguson say the general rule that is you can make pass the first 10 to 14 days you've overcome the worst of it.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Roanoke))



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[BOTH MICS HOT]
Still to come on News 7 Saturday Morning.......

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But first if you are traveling today........
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[Leo MIC hot] [ No 2-shot toss go straight to Travel Bump] [soft music under]

[Heating-Bills]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
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[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=00-45 TC1:38:52]
[GRAPHIC=HEating Prices]


The high cost of heating their homes is breaking many families' budgets.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville]


A record number of people are turning to charities for help in paying their electric bills.
To qualify for most programs, you must have a low income and have a shut off notice.
Many of the community based programs fear the funds will run out soon.
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[IN Q=We're going to run out]

((EVERENA MYERS/SOUTH SIDE COMMUNITY ACTION: WE'RE GOING TO RUN OUT BECAUSE ITS ALREADY DOUBLING FROM LAST YEAR OF JANUARY TO NOW. I'VE LOOKED BACK OVER MY PAPERS AND FROM JANUARY LAST YEAR IT HAS DOUBLED.)) ((JEAN HENDERSON/DANVILLE RESIDENT: I MAY HAVE TO ASK FOR HELP IF I CAN'T GET TO THE PLACE WHERE I CAN'T PAY IT BECAUSE I HAVE NO OTHER CHOICE.))
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The city of Danville will not turn off your electricity if temperatures fall below forty degrees.
Many cities like Danville offer a Crisis Assistance Program to residents who have a low income.
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[Ladies-Room]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat am]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#00-54 TC42:09]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Virginia's female delegates say it may seem like a small problem to many, but a lack of a close restroom is forcing them to sometime choose between the voting board and the bathroom.
Ellen Qualls has more.
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[SUPER=01-Del. Terrie Suit/(R) Virginia Beach; :18]
[SUPER=@Ellen1; :26]
[SUPER=01-Del. Viola Baskerville/(D) Richmond; 1:13 ]
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[OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.]

(( The Gentleman's Lounge is, of course, off limits to the ladies.
Virginia Beach freshman Terrie Suit says it's time for bathroom equity.
She put in a 100-thousand dollar budget amendment to build a ladies room in the House Chamber -- and that much money being sucked out of the state budget got some attention.
[sot 14:23:41 ]

((DEL. TERRIE SUIT/R-VIRGINIA BEACH: AND I WILL BE REAL HONEST. I'VE TAKEN A LOT OF HEAT OVER THIS. I MEAN, THERE'S BEEN A TREMENDOUS AMOUNT OF RIDICULE. AND THE MEN THINK IT'S REALLY FUNNY.)) [runs:08 ]
[sot 16:02:34]

((Some of the male lawmakers may see it as just a matter of distance.
There's a ladies' lounge, for use by members only, just down the corridor from the House chamber.
But in the time it takes to walk the walk, the female lawmakers say the number of constituents or lobbyists who can grab their arms and talk to them for even a minute can send their schedules -- flush -- right down the toilet.)) [runs:26]

[sot 14:22:54]

((DEL. TERRIE SUIT/R-VIRGINIA BEACH: SO CONSTITUENTS DON'T KNOW. AND YOU DON'T WANT TO BE RUDE. THEY'RE THERE FOR THEIR FIRST DAY TO WATCH THE SESSION IN PROGRESS. YOU WANT TO BE POLITE AND NICE AND ENCOURAGING TO THEM. AND IT'S VERY AWKWARD TO SAY TO THEM I GOTTA RUSH, I GOTTA GO TO THE BATHROOM, AND I GOTTA GET BACK TO VOTE.)) [runs:16 ]
It's NOT like it's a new issue.
Women have been voting and running in the House of Delegates since 1924.
[sot 14:12:16]

((DEL. VIOLA BASKERVILLE/D-RICHMOND: LAST SESSION OR SESSION BEFORE, A GROUP OF WOMEN INVADED THE MEN'S ROOM IN PROTEST OF THAT SAME TYPE OF INEQUITABLE TREATMENT.)) [runs:08]

[sot 14:25:01 ]

((DEL. TERRIE SUIT/R-VIRGINIA BEACH: I'D HEARD THAT THERE WAS AN ORCHESTRATED DEMONSTRATION. BUT THAT IT WENT BY UNNOTICED. SO...laughs... YOU KNOW?)) [runs:09 ]
As soon as he learned of the bathroom bill, House Speaker Vance Wilkins authorized an architect to take a look.
Suit says Republicans will be the party to take the lead on public facilities.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

[CLINTON-FALL]


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[WRITER=dal]
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Bill Clinton took a tumble in the driveway of his Westchester home yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chappaqua, NY;]


It happened as the former president was playing a game of fetch with his dog Buddy.
Clinton told reporters nearby,``You guys got a good shot...That's the first time he's knocked me down in all the time(------------) we've been together.''