[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

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[VO-NAT]


The U-S decides to surrender a staff sergeant who's accused of raping a Japanese woman.
Timothy Woodland will likely face trial in a Japanese court.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And 30- year legislative veteran Dick Cranwell decides NOT to seek another term.
We'll have reaction.
[ANCHOR=Leo]
(ad lib weather)
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Get your Friday started with us-- News 7 Mornin is coming up.

[Okinawa-Rape]


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


U-S authorities have decided to hand over an Air Force sergeant to Japan who stands accused of rape.
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[VO-NAT]


Today's decision comes after a week- long investigation that's strained U-S-Japanese relations.
Timothy Woodland is suspected of raping a local woman in Okinawa last week.
Japanese police issued a warrant for his arrest Monday, but the U-S had refused to surrender him without assurances that his rights would be protected.
Woodland will likely be tried in a Japanese court and face several years in a Japanese prison if convicted.
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[11Cranwell]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-24 TC59:17]
[GRAPHIC=Cranwell Stepping Down]


Dick Cranwell has represented southwest Virginia in the General Assembly for almost 30 years, but he will not seek another term in November.
Yesterday in Vinton, the House Minority Leader told supporters it's time to move on.
Joe Dashiell has more on Cranwell's announcement and the reaction of his supporters.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Three decades]
[SUPER=403-Vinton; :00]
[SUPER=401-Del. Dick Cranwell/(D) Vinton; :10]
[SUPER=401-Dave Saunders/Cranwell Supporter; 1:17]
[SUPER=420-Joe Dashiell/jdashiell*wdbj7.com; 1:24]
[RUNS=1:37]
[OUT Q=JD News 7 Vinton]

((Three decades after Dick Cranwell began his first bid for a seat in the House of Delegates... the Vinton Democrat announced he will not return in January.
[SOT 01:14:47]
[IN Q=And as much as I enjoy]

((AND AS MUCH AS I ENJOY PUBLIC SERVICE AS AN ELECTED MEMBER OF THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES, IT'S TIME FOR ME TO MOVE ON AND LOOK FOR OTHER WAYS TO SERVE FOLKS.))
[RUNS= :15]
[OUT Q=other ways to serve folks.]


First elected in November 1971, Cranwell quickly staked his claim as one of the legislature's most effective politicians.... He added majority leader to his political resume before Republicans gained control of the House.
But in the wake of redistricting, in which he was placed in the same district as Roanoke Delegate and fellow Democrat Chip Woodrum, Cranwell faced a difficult decision.
It was after he returned from a family vacation last week, that Cranwell says the choice was clear.
[SOT 01:19:59]
[IN Q=Home is more important to me]

((HOME IS MORE IMPORTANT TO ME THAN THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES. NOW THAT MAY SOUND TRITE TO YOU, BUT IT REALLY IS. I WOULD NOT WANT TO BE A SUITCASE FATHER. ANDI WON'T BE.))
[RUNS= :15]
[OUT Q=and I won't be.]


Cranwell says the loss of seasoned lawmakers including Barnie Day, and Tom Jackson will have an impact on southwest Virginia.
Cranwell's supporters agree.
[SOT 01:36:46]
[IN Q=The grin you see]

((DAVE SAUNDERS/CRANWELL SUPPORTER: THE GRIN YOU SEE ON THE FACE OF VANCE WILKINS AND MORGAN GRIFFITH TODAY IS BROUGHT TO YOU AT THE EXPENSE OF SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA.))
[RUNS= :08]
[OUT Q=at the expense of southwest Virginia.]


The Vinton Delegate says he will continue to serve southwest Virginia but as he announced his exit from the House of Delegates he wouldn't speculate on his political future beyond the November election.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Vinton))

[11Griffith-Reaction]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=am]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=01-]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]

The House Majority Leader says Cranwell's announcement came as a surprise.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=403-Salem]


Delegate Morgan Griffith says the floor debate will be less interesting without Cranwell.
The Majority Leader says even though Southwest Virginia is losing a delegate with seniority in the house, it will not hurt this area.
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[SOT 23:55]
[IN Q=based on population]

((MORGAN GRIFFITH: BASED ON POPULATION WE'VE LOST SEATS BUT WE STILL HAVE THE MAJORITY LEADER AND JUST UP THE ROAD IN AMHERST WE HAVE THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE THE OLD SPEAKER WAS FROM NORFOLK, I DON'T KNOW HOW YOU LOSE POWER WHEN YOU HAVE THE MAJORITY LEADER AND THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE IN YOUR REGION.))
[SUPER=401-Del. Morgan Griffith/(R) Salem]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=in your region.]
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[VO-NAT]


So far Griffith is unopposed in the November election.
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[11Jackson]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=01-25 TC1:15:10]
[GRAPHIC=Tom Jackson]


Redistricting has also played a role in the plans of a 14 year House veteran.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=403-Richmond/File Tape;]


Democratic Delegate Tom Jackson says he will NOT seek re-election either.
But Jackson says a political future is still possible.
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[SOT 17:39:33]
[IN Q=One of the great things about]

((DEL. TOM JACKSON/D-HILLSVILLE: ONE OF THE GREAT THINGS ABOUT LIFE IS THAT YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT'S AROUND THE NEXT CURVE. AND, YOU KNOW, I ENJOYED MY 14 YEARS. I THINK MY PERSONALITY AND WHAT ABILITIES THAT I HAVE WERE WELL SUITED FOR THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY PROCESS. I HOPE, IF IT'S MEANT TO BE, I HOPE THAT THERE WILL BE SOME OTHER OPPORTUNITIES COMING DOWN THE ROAD.))
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=opportunities coming down the road.]
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=HOLD]


Jackson says campaigning in an almost entirely new district, against a fellow Democrat, was NOT an enticing prospect.
His decision is based largely on the amount of time it would take away from his family.
[SS=Armstrong]


Martinsville Democrat Ward Armstrong will announce HIS plans on Monday.
[SS=Barnie Day]


Patrick County Delegate Barnie Day -- the third Democrat drawn into that house district -- announced earlier this week he would NOT run again.

[11Missing-woman]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=01-32 TC19:29]
[GRAPHIC=None]


It has been a week since postal worker Jennifer Barker disappeared shortly after she arrived for work.
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[VO-NAT]


Authorities are still looking for Dewey Summerlin and a green Honda Accord he may be driving,
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Week]


alhough court documents indicate ANOTHER vehicle was used in the abduction behind the Post Office.
Yet another vehicle- -a red mini-van- -turned up at a remote location in Hardy- -with what appears to human blood in it.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=None]


The bail bondsman who posted 15-thousand 500-dollars for Summerlin's release on earlier charges says he thinks Summerlin's out of the state by now.

[Missing-Intern]


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


As the search goes on for missing Washington intern Chandra Levy, the D-C police chief is speaking out about the case.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]


Based on what they DO know, police say they don't think Levy committed suicide.
The police chief says investigators are focusing on two possibilities-- that Levy intended to disappear and not be found, or that someone harmed her.
Speculation continues over Levy's relationship with California Congressman Gary Condit.
Police have questioned Condit twice, but they maintain he is NOT considered a suspect.
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[Marketwatch]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=NET]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]


In business news, Economists are looking for a third straight monthly decline in payroll employment and for the unemployment rate to rise when the June numbers are released later today.
Renay San Miguel has that story and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Renay San Miguel/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:16]
[OUT Q=Marketwatch-dot-com, New York]


((A LOT OF AMERICANS ARE SPENDING THEIR SUMMER ON THE BEACH,..LITERALLY AND FIGURATIVELY... LAYOFFS WERE UP 56 PERCENT IN JUNE..THAT'S ACCORDING TO THE LATEST FIGURES FROM THE OUTPLACEMENT FIRM CHALLENGER GRAY AND CHRISTMAS...AND TECH COMPANIES LED THE WAY IN CUTTING PAYROLLS.. THAT SETS THE STAGE FOR THE NEWS COMING TODAY FROM THE GOVERNMENT AT 8:30 A.M. EASTERN TIME...
ESS=graphic

CONCERNING JUNE'S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE. MOST ECONOMISTS ARE EXPECTING A SLIGHT RISE IN THE JOBLESS RATE TO FOUR POINT SIX PERCENT..MAY'S RATE WAS FOUR POINT FOUR PERCENT..
ONCAM=

THOSE EXPECTATIONS, PLUS MORE BAD PROFIT NEWS FROM AMERICA AND EUROPE...PAVED THE WAY FOR A NOT-SO-PATRIOTIC SELLOFF THURSDAY..
ESS=dow

THE DOW DROPPED 91 POINTS TO CLOSE AT 10-THOUSAND 479...
ESS=nasd


THE NASDAQ GAVE UP 60 POINTS..IT CLOSED AT TWENTY-EIGHTY..
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BRITISH TELECOM EQUIPMENT MAKER SAID THURSDAY IT WOULD LAYOFF AN ADDITIONAL 4,000 EMPLOYEES AND ALSO WARNED THAT PROFITS WOULD BE BELOW EXPECTATIONS..
ONCAM=

NOW TELECOMS HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT WEAK EUROPEAN SALES AS WELL AS ROUGH TIMES IN THE U.S.
ESS=

CHIP EQUIPMENT MAKER ASM LITHOGRAPHY SAID POOR DEMAND FOR ITS SOPHISTICATED MACHINES WILL CUT PROJECTED 2ND QUARTER REVENUE 40 PERCENT LOWER THAN EXPECTED...
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AND IN RETAIL FEDERATED DEPARTMENT STORES WARNED..THAT HELPED TO PUSH DOWN RELATED STOCKS LIKE WAL-MART AND SEARS...
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MORE ON THE MARKETS CAN BE FOUND ONLINE AT CBS DOT MARKETWATCH DOT COM.
ONCAM=


I'M RENAY SAN MIGUEL, CBS MARKETWATCH DOT COM, NEW YORK.))

(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM]

[Lynch]


[ANCHOR=KIm]
[NEWSCAST=Morning]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-92]
[GRAPHIC=ronde & tiki Barber]


As soon as NFL stars Ronde and Tiki Barber left town, another one of Roanoke's favorite son's arrived.
[graphic=george lynch]


Star City basketball product George Lynch attended Patrick Henry High School, then got his degree at the University of North Carolina while winning a national championship.
Henow plays at the game's highest level, the pros.
But Steve Mason says, perhaps his greatest accomplishment involves helping kids right here in the valley. [TAKE FS MORNIN' CLOSEUP BOARD]
That's the focus of our Mornin' Closeup.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=first audio]
[SUPER=@Steve1; :00]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :29]
[SUPER=01-George Lynch/76ers Forward; :48]
[SUPER=01-Troy Manns/Patrick Henry Assistant Coach; 2:00]
[SUPER=01-Brad Dunleavy/Roanoke College All ODAC Selection; 2:17]
[SUPER=01-J.R. Reynolds/Roanoke Catholic All State Guard; 2:25]
[RUNS=2:41]
[OUT Q=.....Steve Mason for Morning"]
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((STEVE MASON:)) ((Since his playing days at Patrick Henry more than a decade ago, George Lynch always competed with passion, heart and desire. He plays at that same level today. The Roanoke Valley is fortunate Big George gives back to the Star City in the same fashion. His camp drew a record number of kids this year. ((:))
George is always open to giving advice and he took some time at his camp to let kids know, no matter how young you are, one needs to start developing his or her game, each and every aspect of it, one major reason why? Because of what they are up against. ((:))
His advice is not just limited to the campers, some of the state's top high school and college prospects are also benefiting from big George's expertise. ((:)) ((:)) ((:)) ((:))
as an advisor or an encourage or a celebrity as got mil found out, Lynch always has fun, especially making the milk ad. ((:))
George says, even though he does not have a house in the Star City, he will always call Roanoke Home, Steve Mason news 7 sports.))

[5-Lyme-Disease]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=501-12 20:04]
[GRAPHIC=Mornin Health Check]

In this morning's Health Check, it's that time of year again when ticks are out in full force.
Every year about 15-thousand Americans contract lyme disease from infected ticks.
Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton has more on how to tell if you have been bitten by one.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=As a soil scientist]
[SUPER=03-Vinton;:00]
[SUPER=01-Gary Whitley/Soil Scientist; :11]
[SUPER=01-Brenda Williams/Public Health Nurse; :36]
[SUPER=@Joy2;]
[RUNS=1:44]
[OUT Q=for News 7 Mornin']

((
As a soil scientist for Virginia Tech, Gary Whitley comes in contact with ticks on a daily basis.
Last year he actually contracted lyme disease.
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[SOT30:02]
[IN Q=I started having memory loss]

((I STARTED HAVING MEMORY LOSS AND FEELING RUN DOWN AND THEN I STARTED HAVING SOME FEVER AND CHILLS)) [RUNS12]
[OUT Q=chills]


Whitley says even though he always checked himself for ticks --the deer tick --which is most commonly known to spread the bacterial disease -- is very small.
Compared to the dog tick --it's about one-fifth the size --and could fit on the tip of a needle.
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[SOT2:58]
[IN Q=Generally with a tick]

((BRENDA WILLIAMS/PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE:GENERALLY WITH A TICK THERE'S ITCHING --OR WITH THE LARGER TICKS YOU SEE A DARK SPOT THAT'S NOT IN THE USUAL PLACE )) [RUNS09]
[OUT Q=in the usual place]


It takes an infected tick 12 to 24 hour to spread the lyme disease bacteria to humans.
That's why Whitley say it's important to remove them as soon as possible.
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[SOT34:47]
[IN Q=I get the tweezers right]

((I GET THE TWEEZERS RIGHT AGAINST THE SKIN AND GET AS MUCH AS THE HEAD AREA AND PULL IT OUT-- I DO NOT GRASP THE THICKER BODY --BECAUSE WHEN MASH TO PULL THEM OUT YOU SQUIRT THAT BACK INTO THE FLESH BACK INTO YOUR SYSTEM)) [RUNS13]
[OUT Q=into your system]


Some signs of lyme disease include a skin lesion --that forms at the site of the bite --it usually gets bigger and looks like a bull's eye.
Other indicators are flu-like symptoms, fatigue, fever, headache, stiff neck, muscle or joint pain.
And if lyme disease is left untreated it can lead to nervous disorders, heart problems, or joint swelling and pain.
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[SOT6:15]
[IN Q=We treat it with antibiotics]

((WE TREAT IT WITH ANTIBIOTICS --IT'S VERY EASY TO TREAT --IF IT'S BEEN LONGER IT CAN STILL BE TREATED WITH ANTIBIOTICS WITH VERY LITTLE COMPLICATIONS FROM IT NORMALLY )) [RUNS13]
[OUT Q=from it normally]


Whitley says after taking antibiotics it only took a few days for his symptoms to clear-up.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Vinton.))
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=none]
(Kim tosses to bump)


Stay with us....News 7 Mornin' will be right back. [bump-chyron] [Streaming-Video]
[comm #3]


[2-HEADLINES] [Kim at Desk]
[SUPER=#4049; Morning Headlines]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


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


Family members of Jessica Lewis told her minister that the teenager has died.
Lewis was one of four teens involved in Sunday's wreck of a Virginia Heights Baptist Church van in North Carolina.


(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


After an investigation that's strained U-S-- Japanese relations, American officials decide to hand over a staff sergeant accused of rape.
Timothy Woodland is suspected of raping a local woman in Okinawa last week.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And the Enchanted Castle will stand tall again--
Owner Mark Cline began re-building the tourist attraction this week.
A fire burned down the original back in April.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Friday, July 6th .
News 7 Mornin' will be right back.


[2-Okinawa-Rape]


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


After two days of refusing to hand him over, Pentagon officials will surrender a U-S Air Force sergeant to Japanese authorities.
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[VO-NAT]


Today's decision comes after a week- long investigation that's strained U-S-Japanese relations.
Timothy Woodland is suspected of raping a local woman in Okinawa last week.
Japanese police issued a warrant for his arrest Monday, but the U-S had refused to surrender him without assurances that his rights would be protected.
Woodland will likely be tried in a Japanese court and face several years in a Japanese prison if convicted.
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[11Virginia-Heights]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=01-31 TC09:40]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Family members of Jessica Lewis told her minister that the young woman had died and they were making arrangements for her to become an organ donor.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Asheboro Co., NC/Sunday;]


She was one of four teens seriously hurt when a Virginia Heights Baptist Church van overturned several times on U-S 220 south of Greensboro.
Lewis had been in critical condition ever since, and Reverend Nelson Harris says he got the news late yesterday afternoon.
Three other teenagers are still in North Carolina hospitals.
They were returning from Myrtle Beach to Roanoke, as part of a youth activity sponsored by her Church.
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[2-11Cranwell]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-24 TC59:17]
[GRAPHIC=Cranwell Stepping Down]


Vinton delegate Dick Cranwell is not seeking another term in office. He's represented southwest Virginia in the General Assembly for almost 30 years, but yesterday the House Minority Leader told supporters it's time to move on.
Joe Dashiell has more on Cranwell's announcement and the reaction of his supporters.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Three decades]
[SUPER=403-Vinton; :00]
[SUPER=401-Del. Dick Cranwell/(D) Vinton; :10]
[SUPER=401-Dave Saunders/Cranwell Supporter; 1:17]
[SUPER=420-Joe Dashiell/jdashiell*wdbj7.com; 1:24]
[RUNS=1:37]
[OUT Q=JD News 7 Vinton]

((Three decades after Dick Cranwell began his first bid for a seat in the House of Delegates... the Vinton Democrat announced he will not return in January.
[SOT 01:14:47]
[IN Q=And as much as I enjoy]

((AND AS MUCH AS I ENJOY PUBLIC SERVICE AS AN ELECTED MEMBER OF THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES, IT'S TIME FOR ME TO MOVE ON AND LOOK FOR OTHER WAYS TO SERVE FOLKS.))
[RUNS= :15]
[OUT Q=other ways to serve folks.]


First elected in November 1971, Cranwell quickly staked his claim as one of the legislature's most effective politicians.... He added majority leader to his political resume before Republicans gained control of the House.
But in the wake of redistricting, in which he was placed in the same district as Roanoke Delegate and fellow Democrat Chip Woodrum, Cranwell faced a difficult decision.
It was after he returned from a family vacation last week, that Cranwell says the choice was clear.
[SOT 01:19:59]
[IN Q=Home is more important to me]

((HOME IS MORE IMPORTANT TO ME THAN THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES. NOW THAT MAY SOUND TRITE TO YOU, BUT IT REALLY IS. I WOULD NOT WANT TO BE A SUITCASE FATHER. ANDI WON'T BE.))
[RUNS= :15]
[OUT Q=and I won't be.]


Cranwell says the loss of seasoned lawmakers including Barnie Day, and Tom Jackson will have an impact on southwest Virginia.
Cranwell's supporters agree.
[SOT 01:36:46]
[IN Q=The grin you see]

((DAVE SAUNDERS/CRANWELL SUPPORTER: THE GRIN YOU SEE ON THE FACE OF VANCE WILKINS AND MORGAN GRIFFITH TODAY IS BROUGHT TO YOU AT THE EXPENSE OF SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA.))
[RUNS= :08]
[OUT Q=at the expense of southwest Virginia.]


The Vinton Delegate says he will continue to serve southwest Virginia but as he announced his exit from the House of Delegates he wouldn't speculate on his political future beyond the November election.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Vinton))

[2-11Griffith-Reaction]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=am]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=01-]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


Cranwell's announcement came as a surprise to the House Majority Leader.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=403-Salem]


Delegate Morgan Griffith says the floor debate will be less interesting without Cranwell.
The Majority Leader says even though Southwest Virginia is losing a delegate with seniority in the house, it will not hurt this area.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 23:55]
[IN Q=based on population]

((MORGAN GRIFFITH: BASED ON POPULATION WE'VE LOST SEATS BUT WE STILL HAVE THE MAJORITY LEADER AND JUST UP THE ROAD IN AMHERST WE HAVE THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE THE OLD SPEAKER WAS FROM NORFOLK, I DON'T KNOW HOW YOU LOSE POWER WHEN YOU HAVE THE MAJORITY LEADER AND THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE IN YOUR REGION.))
[SUPER=401-Del. Morgan Griffith/(R) Salem]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=in your region.]
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[VO-NAT]


So far Griffith is unopposed in the November election.
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[11Vinton-Super]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=01-17 TC1:15:29]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2001]


Roanoke County Supervisor, Harry Nickens has an opponent for the first time in 18 years.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=403-Roanoke Co.]


Mike Altizer announced he's seeking the Republican nomination for the Vinton seat on the Board of Supervisors.
Altizer is currently the regional manager of Monroe Muffler and has never before run for office.
The life-long Roanoke County resident says Nickens has lost touch with Vinton residents and it's time for a change.
The incumbent says he has a proven record that voters know.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kim]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


Both candidates say the campaign trail will take them door to door handing out flyers and meeting residents.

[Hanssen]


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


Sources say F-B-I agent Robert Hanssen is ready to admit that he spied for Russia.
He's to plead guilty today, and will be spared the death penalty as long as he tells investigators everything they want to know.
The 25- year F-B-I veteran allegedly sold secrets for 15 years in exchange for more than a million dollars in cash and diamonds.


[FBI-Director]


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


Meanwhile, the F-B-I is trying to get past the recent scandals surrounding the Hanssen and McVeigh cases-- with an eye on the future.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]


Yesterday, President Bush nominated Robert Mueller as the new F-B-I director.
The 56- year- old government prosecutor has been Bush's first choice to take over since former director Louis Freeh announced his retirement.
If confirmed, Mueller would be the NINTH man to head the bureau.
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[11Enchanted-Castle]


[ANCHOR=Marya]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=01-21 1:31:26]
[GRAPHIC=Enchanted Castle]


Construction is underway on a new Enchanted Castle.
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[VO-NAT :19]
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.;]


Owner Mark Cline began construction this week.
It will be more than twice the size of its predecessor.
He designed the building and facade himself.
[SUPER=04-April 9;]


The original burned down in April.
The fire caused 300-thousand dollars in damage to the buildings and the molds used to make his fiberglass creatures.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 22:58 - 23:05]
[IN Q=It's not all bad]

((MARK CLINE/ENCHANTED CASTLE CREATOR: IT'S NOT ALL BAD THAT THIS FIRE HAPPENED. IN FACT, IF THIS FIRE COULD HAVE HAPPENED TO ME AT ANY POINT IN MY LIFE, THIS WAS THE BEST TIME. IT'S ONLY A NEW OPPORTUNITY FOR A CREATIVE PERSON.))
[SUPER=01-Mark Cline/Enchanted Castle Creator;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=a creative person.]
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[VO-NAT :16 + pad]


Investigators say the damage was too severe to determine whether the fire was arson or accidental.
Cline STILL believes that the person who sent him hate mail and religious pamphlets is responsible.
He's hiring his own private investigator to look into it.
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[Local-Recap]
[SUPER=#4059;Local Recap]
[2-Shot=Kmc/LHI]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


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


Family members of Jessica Lewis have told her minister that the young woman had died and they were making arrangments for her to become an organ donor.
She was one of four teens seriously hurt when a Virginia Heights Baptist Church van overturned several times on U-S 220 south of Greensboro.
Reverend Nelson Harris says he got the news late yesterday afternoon.
Three other teenagers are still in North Carolina hospitals.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Vinton Delegate Dick Cranwell will not seek another term in office. The House Minority Leader made the announcement in Vinton yesterday. He told his supporters that it's time to move on. Cranwell has represented southwest Virginia in the General Assembly for almost 30 years. He says he plans to keep serving the region - but will not speculate on his political future.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Salem delegate Morgan Griffith says the floor debate will be less interesting without Cranwell. The House Majority Leader says even though Southwest Virginia is losing a delegate with seniority in the house, it will not hurt this area.
So far Griffith is unopposed in the November election.
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[ANCHOR=Leo]
(Leo mic hot)
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(Leo ad lib weather)
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[2-SHOT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Now here's Shannon Young with a preview of News 7 at Six.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=A good teacher]
[RUNS=17]
[OUT Q=on News 7 at 6.]
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[Double Boxes=Kimberly/Leo and Steve]
(toss)
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(live ad lib, tease tomorrow)

(ad lib bye) [Double Boxes=Kimberly/Leo and Steve]