[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

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[VO-NAT]


Coming up on News 7--
A murder suspect's suicide ends a 12- hour standoff with police on a California interstate.
The ordeal tied up traffic on one of the nation's busiest freeways.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And Blacksburg police are searching for the suspect in an overnight shooting that involved a Virginia Tech student.
[ANCHOR=Leo]
(ad lib weather)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Plus, we'll have some advice on managing credit card debt.
Get your Friday started with us-- News 7 Mornin is next.

[Blacksburg-Shooting]


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


Blacksburg police say a Virginia Tech student was shot at overnight.
They're still searching for the gunman.
Authorities are NOT identifying the 22- year- old male victim.
They say he was involved in an argument in the parking lot of the Sheraton Hotel on Prices Fork Road around 12-30.
The other person fired one shot from a 40- caliber handgun at him at close range, but the bullet did not strike the victim, who suffered powder burns to his face.
When an officer arrived, the suspect fled.
Police say he is a white male in his 20s, about six-foot-three, and around 200 pounds.

[CA-Standoff]


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


A 12- hour standoff on a California freeway ends with the suspect taking his own life.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Hollister, CA;]


The ordeal began early yesterday morning after police tried to arrest Joaquin Gutierrez, who was suspected of killing his wife and 15- year- old stepson.
The man then led police on a high speed chase, reaching speeds up to 110- miles- per hour.
He eventually stopped his car in the middle of Interstate- 5, causing a major traffic jam.
Hours later, police heard gunfire and saw smoke coming from the suspect's car.
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[11Henry-Fatal]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]


A four year old girl was killed in an accident in Henry County.
State police say Samantha Taylor of Spencer was critically injured when the car she was riding in collided with another vehicle Wednesday night.
She died later at the Martinsville hospital.
Police say the girl and the driver were wearing seat belts.

[11Fundraising]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-33 TC1:05:52]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Lynchburg police say a Florida company is trying to cheat Central Virginia residents out of their money.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


The department says a company billing itself the Police Officer's Foundation is calling residents requesting money for a disability fund for the Lynchburg P-D.
However, police say there's NO affiliation between them and the Florida group, and some area residents have been scammed.
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[SOT 9:20:17]
[IN Q=We suggest that when...]

((WHIT CLARK/LYNCHBURG CITY POLICE COMMUNITY RELATIONS; WE SUGGEST THAT WHEN YOU RECEIVE A PHONE CALL FROM SOMEONE SOLICITING MONEY THAT YOU IS ASK YOU TO SEND THE INFORMATION AND THEN REVIEW THE INFORMATION, AND CHECK THE CREDIBILITY OF THE SOURCE.))
[SUPER=01-Whit Clark/Lynchburg Police Community Relations]
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[OUT Q=credibility of the source.]
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[VO-NAT]

Police say if you think you have been taken in the scam, you should contact your local law enforcement agency.
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[11Earley-Warner]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=01-20 TC45:48]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2001]


The Gubernatorial candidates are busy on the campaign trail.
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[VO-NAT :09]
[SUPER=403-Richmond]


Yesterday, Republican Mark Earley picked a Richmond dance club that closed down after some ecstasy dealing arrests, to unveil his "Expel" anti-drug agenda.
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[SOT 10:28:02]
[IN Q=As Governor, I intend to]

((MARK EARLEY/R-CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: AS GOVERNOR, I INTEND TO COORDINATE A STATEWIDE EFFORT OF MENTORING, OF TOUGHER PENALTIES FOR DRUG DEALERS, OF INCREASED PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT.))
[SUPER=@Earley;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=of increased parental involvement.]
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[VO-NAT :16]


Meanwhile, the Democratic Party wrapped a dead fish in the G-O-P mailer that's been blasted by editorial pages across the state for inaccuracies and innuendo.
It's the mailer Earley continues to defend this week, pointing out Mark Warner quotes from the past.
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[SOT 17:34:39]
[IN Q=Why did he say in '93]

((MARK EARLEY/R-CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: WHY DID HE SAY IN '93 THAT PAROLE ABOLITION WAS THE DUMBEST BUSINESS DECISION THAT HE'S EVER HEARD OF? He said that was taken out of context. NO, READ THE WHOLE SENTENCE.))
[SOT 16:12:10]

((LARRY FRAMME/VIRGINIA DEMOCRATIC PARTY: WHAT MARK WARNER ACTUALLY SAID, AND THIS IS THE FULL QUOTE, MARK WARNER "THINKS IT'S THE DUMBEST BUSINESS IN THE WORLD TO CUT CHILD DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS FOR AT RISK KIDS, AND THEN POUR MILLIONS OF DOLLARS OUT TO KEEP ADULT OFFENDERS LOCKED AWAY. THAT'S NOT EXAGGERATION. THAT'S NOT DISTORTION. THAT'S OUTRIGHT LYING.))
[SUPER=403-Buena Vista/Monday; :00]
[SUPER=401-Larry Framme/Virginia Democratic Party; :10]
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[OUT Q=not distortion. That's outright lying.]
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[VO-NAT :09]


Earley said he'll continue to bring his versions of Warner's quotes on parole abolition, the car tax, and welfare reform into the campaign.
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[WH-Jumper]


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


A brief scare yesterday afternoon at the White House--
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]


An intruder made his way past a camera crew and jumped over a fence.
But the man never made it past a security gate, because fast- moving Secret Service agents tacked him almost immediately.
The man was yelling in Spanish that he wanted to speak to the President because the world is in danger.
President Bush was NOT in the White House at the time.
Authorities have not released the intruder's name.
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[Mornin-Tease]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=News7Mornin' 4080]


Steve, Leo and I are about wake up even earlier, to help you get your day going.
Starting Monday, News 7 Mornin' begins at 5-30 A-M Monday through Friday.
We'll bring you an extra half-hour of news and information each weekday.
We hope you will join us as News 7 Mornin' goes 90 minutes, starting at 5-30 Monday morning.


[1-Sports]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=sports cut in]
[GRAPHIC=None]


In sports, The Salem Avalanche takes the lead after game one of the Carolina League Championship Series.
Roy Stanley has that story and more.
Good Morning Roy.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Good Morning]
[RUNS=2:39]
[OUT Q=later on Mornin'.]



[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
(Kimberly ad lib toss to Leo/Wx)


[General-Electric]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=General Electric]


In business news this morning, It's the end of an era at General Electric. Legendary chairman and C-E-O Jack Welch begins his retirement today. Welch has been lauded as one of the most influential businessmen of the century. Under his leadership, G-E expanded from a 13 billion dollar maker of appliances and light bulbs into a 480 billion industrial conglomerate. Welch isn't attending today's board meeting, where new chairman and C-E-O Jeffrey Immelt (IH'-mehlt) takes over the helm.

[Marketwatch]


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


In other business news, The August unemployment report is set to be released later today. Most analysts are looking for the overall jobless rate to jump by one or two-tenths of one percent, from its current level of four-and-a half percent.
Alexis Christoforous takes a look at the day ahead in this morning's Marketwatch.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Alexis Christoforous/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:35]
[OUT Q=your local stocks.]

(on cam) ((INVESTORS ARE SCREAMING T-G-I-F AS AFTER A TOUGH WEEK ON WALL STREET COMES TO A CLOSE...
BUT NOT BEFORE ANOTHER BIG ECONOMIC REPORT... LATER TODAY, THE LABOR DEPARTMENT RELEASES THE AUGUST UNEMPLOYMENT REPORT.
AND INVESTORS WILL HAVE A CHANCE TO REACT TO INTEL'S MID QTR UPDATE. AFTER YESTERDAY'S CLOSING BELL, INTEL SAID IT MAINTAINS ITS 3Q REVENUE OUTLOOK BUT SAID THIRD QTR SALES MAY COME IN AT THE LOW END OF FORECASTS. ANALYSTS WERE EXPECTING MUCH WORSE NEWS FROM THE COMPUTER CHIP GIANT..
ON WALL STREET, INVESTORS WERE HIT WITH MORE GRIM NEWS ABOUT EARNINGS...

(graphic)

THE DOW SANK 192 POINTS TO 9840

(graphic)

THE NASDAQ DUG A HOLE FOR ITSELF, FALLING 53 POINTS TO ITS LOWEST LEVEL SINCE APRIL 4TH.

(on cam)

BIG NEWS FOR MICROSOFT DID LITTLE TO HELP THE STOCK. THE JUSTICE DEPT WILL NOT PURSUE A BREAKUP OF THE SOFTWARE GIANT. INSTEAD IT WILL SEEK RESTRICTIONS ON MICROSOFT'S BUSINESS PRACTICES.. THE GOVERNMENT ALSO DROPPED A CLAIM THAT MICROSOFT ILLEGALLY TIED ITS INTERNET EXPLORER BROWSER TO ITS WINDOWS OPERATING SYSTEM.

(graphic)

MOBILE PHONE MAKER MOTOROLA AND RETAILERS GAP AND PIER 1 IMPORTS LOWERED PROFIT OR SALES PROJECTIONS AS CUSTOMERS SCALED BACK SPENDING.

(on cam)

AND HERE'S SOME NEWS THAT BE HARD TO SWALLOW. THE BREWERY THAT MAKES BUDWEISER AND BUD LIGHT IS RAISING PRICES, NO WORD ON EXACTLY BY HOW MUCH...ANHEUSER BUSCH SAYS THE PRICE HIKE WILL GO INTO EFFECT OCTOBER FIRST.

(graphic)

TRACK ALL THE PRE-MARKET ACTION AT CBS.MW.COM AT THE NASDAQ

(on cam)

I'M AC IN NEW YORK.))



(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM]

[Wilson]


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


Beloved Cajun storyteller and cooking show host Justin Wilson has died.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


Wilson's down-home humor, thick accent, and authentic bayou cuisine brought joy to T-V audiences across the country.
He hosted several shows on public television, and was known for his trademark use of spicy ingredients and the phrase, "I guarantee it."
Wilson released five cookbooks, 27 albums of short stories and a Christmas music album.
Justin Wilson was 87.
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[11Peltier-Funeral]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=slo]
[TAPE#=netD]
[GRAPHIC=Shark Attack]


The funeral for the ten year old boy killed by a shark was held yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]

David Peltier died Sunday after being attacked off the coast near Virginia Beach.
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]

More than 100 cars filled with classmates, little league team members and the rescue workers who tried to save his life joined in the funeral procession yesterday morning. A memorial fund has been established to help cover the costs of Peltiers's funeral.
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[11Police-Statue]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-23 TC1:46:48]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The Roanoke Police Department is planning for a memorial that will stand outside its new building.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The department is soliciting proposals for the outdoor sculpture that will be placed in front of the new police building on Campbell Avenue.
It will honor officers who have been killed in the line of duty.
Members of the selection committee will meet with interested artists later this month. They have set a December deadline for proposals, and hope to have the statue in place by May, 2003.
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[11Skaters]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-50 TC09:34]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Figure skating hopefuls have the chance to learn from a champion.
The Olympic figure skater will spend the next several months teaching future skaters of tomorrow.
Justin McLeod explains how these lessons now could pay off later.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Nat sound of Michael skating]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Katherine Ellis/Skater; :08]
[SUPER=01-Diane Ellis/Parent; :28]
[SUPER=@justin1; :52]
[SUPER=01-Michael Shmerkan/Skating Coach; 1:09]
[RUNS=1:32]
[OUT Q=JM, News 7, Roanoke]

((((NAT SOUND OF MICHAEL SKATING))
He's an unknown to most of us.
But to these skaters, he's as cool as ice.
[SOT :08:12:15]
[IN Q=We've never really had]

((KATHERINE ELLIS/SKATER: WE'VE NEVER REALLY HAD A GOOD NATIONAL CHAMPION HERE BEFORE.)) [Runs06]
[OUT Q=here before]


That national champion is Michael Shmerkan.
He's a world class figure skater from Israel who has competed in the world champtionships as well as the Olympics.
Like many of these skaters, Michael started before the age of five.
[SOT 8:18:58]
[IN Q=Its really important]

((DIANE ELLIS/PARENT: IT'S REALLY IMPORTANT THAT SKATERS LEARN THE TECHNIQUE PROPERLY FROM THE VERY BEGINNING.)) [Runs07]
[OUT Q=the very beginning]


And from the beginning, it takes a lot of dedication.
Skaters practice on average six or seven times a week.
You'll see plenty of that here at the Ice Station in Roanoke.
It's also the place where Michael Shmerkan is now teaching.
[SOT 9:05:30]
[IN Q=Shmerkan will be here once]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: SHMERKAN WILL BE HERE ONCE A WEEK GIVING LESSONS THROUGHOUT THE FALL. AS YOU MIGHT EXPECT, HE'LL BE TEACHING THESE SKATERS JUMPS AND OTHER MOVES BUT MORE IMPORTANTLY HE WANTS THEM TO UNDERSTAND THE PRESSURES THAT COME WITH BEING A SKATER.)) [Runs12]
[OUT =being a skater]

((QUICK NAT SOUND OF SHMERKAN TEACHING))
Especially the setbacks like an injury or a bad performance.
But Shmerkan took those nightmares and turned them into Olympic dreams and believes some of these skaters will do the same.
[SOT 7:59:38; 8:13:35]
[IN Q=Maybe somebody from]

((MICHAEL SHMERKAN/COACH: MAYBE SOMEBODY FROM THESE CHILDREN GO TO OLYMPIC GAMES LIKE 2016, 2020, WE DON'T KNOW BUT WE TRY.)) ((KATHERINE ELLIS/SKATER: I WANT TO SEE HOW THE PRESSURE IS AND WHAT THEY JUDGE ON AND EVERYTHING.)) [Runs15]
[OUT Q=and everything]


Judging by their dedication, someday they'll all being going for the gold. Justin McLeod, News 7, Roanoke.))

[Health-Check]


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


In medical news, How healthy is a drink a day? And good news for chocolate lovers.
Doctor Dave Hnida has those stories 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.]

((TO DRINK OR NOT TO DRINK? ITS A QUESTION WITHOUT AN EASY ANSWER - ESPECIALLY AS YOU GET OLDER.
A STUDY FROM THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION FINDS HAVING A DRINK EACH DAY CUTS YOUR RISK OF STROKE- BUT IT ALSO KILLS OFF BRAIN CELLS AND CAUSES THE BRAIN TO LITERALLY SHRINK.
NOW AT ONE DRINK A DAY THE EFFECT IS NOT THAT BIG- BUT HAVE MORE THAN A DRINK EVERY DAY AND RESEARCHERS SAY THAT YOU CAN GET SHRINKAGE OF THE BRAIN SIMILAR TO WHAT'S SEEN IN ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE.
IF YOU ARE A PARENT OF A CHILD WHO GETS EAR INFECTIONS- MAKE SURE YOU GET YOUR CHILD IN FOR A RECHECK AFTER THE EAR INFECTION IS ALL GONE.
THE REASON IS A BUILDUP OF FLUID THAT CAN LAST FOR WEEKS TO MONTHS AFTER AN EAR INFECTION- AND ITS THAT FLUID BUILDUP THAT CAN LEAD TO HEARING LOSS- NOT JUST THE INFECTION ITSELF.
SO ONCE AGAIN- EVEN IF YOU CHILD IS HEALTHY- ABOUT A WEEK OR SO AFTER HE OR SHE FINISHES THE MEDICINE HEAD BACK TO THE DOCTOR TO CHECK FOR THAT FLUID.
FINALLY TODAY- A CHOCOLATE A DAY CAN KEEP US DOCTORS AWAY- ESPECIALLY DARK CHOCOLATE WHICH IS LOADED WITH THAT ARE CALLED FLAVONOIDS- CHEMICALS THAT ARE VERY HEART HEALTHY.
ONE SMALL BAR OF DARK CHOCOLATE HAS THE SAME AMOUNT OF FLAVONOIDS AS SIX APPLES- 4 CUPS OF TEA, AND 2 GLASSES OF RED WINE.
THATS A LOOK AT SOME OF THE DAYS TOP HEALTH STORIES. IM DR DAVE HNIDA FOR CBS NEWS.))


(Kimberly tosses to bump)


[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.
Blacksburg authorities are on the look-out for the suspect in an overnight shooting that involved a Virginia Tech student.
Police say the man shot at the 22- year- old student at close range, but the bullet missed him.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


A Roanoke man is behind bars after a federal jury convicts him of arson.
He's associated with a series of fires at Pebble Creek and the Ridge Apartments-- while he lived in those complexes.

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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And Lynchburg police are cautioning residents about a Florida company they say is trying to cheat people out of money.
The company is billing itself as the Police Officer's Foundation-- but police say there is NO affiliation between them and that group.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


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




[2-Blacksburg-Shooting]


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


Blacksburg police are looking for the gunman who they say shot at a Virginia Tech student overnight. Authorities are NOT identifying the 22- year- old male victim.
They say he was involved in an argument in the parking lot of the Sheraton Hotel on Prices Fork Road around 12-30.
The other person fired one shot from a 40- caliber handgun at him at close range, but the bullet did not strike the victim, who suffered powder burns to his face.
When an officer arrived, the suspect fled.
Police say he is a white male in his 20s, about six-foot-three, and around 200 pounds.

[11McIninch]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=01-36 TC1:08:10]
[GRAPHIC=Arson]

A federal jury in Roanoke has convicted a man of arson.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

Stephen Mcininch (MAC-in-inch) had been associated with a series of minor fires at Pebble Creek and the Ridge Apartments while he lived in those complexes. The jury didn't find enough evidence to find (MAC-in-inch) McIninch guilty of count two.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 16:56:30]
[IN Q=There was actually]

((KELLY CASSELL/JURY FOREPERSON; THERE WAS ACTUALLY A GOOD AMOUNT FOR ONE AND THREE. BUT HALF AND HALF ON NUMBER TWO.
THE PATTERN WAS THERE, MATS BURNING, BEING IN THE APARTMENT, BUT NUMBER TWO, THE GIRL'S CLOSET THAT REALLY DIDN'T HAVE ANYTHING TO DO WITH IT.))
[SUPER=01-Kelly Cassell/Jury Foreperson]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=have anything to do with it.]
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[VO-NAT]

Anna Zimmerman- -whose apartment was damaged by the fire that started in the closet- -was troubled by the fact that the jury didn't accept her story, but she said she was content with the verdict.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=HOLD]

(MAC-in-inch) McIninch was taken into custody pending sentencing.

[11Grant]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-37 TC40:53]
[GRAPHIC=None]

A Lynchburg official is under scrutiny for thousands of dollars of charges on a city-issued credit-card. City officials say the amount that Electoral Board Secretary Al Grant charged is far and away more than ever used for travel expenses in the past.
(------------)
[VO-NAT 9.5]
[SUPER=04-File Tape]

The Lynchburg Electoral Board wants to know why Grant, seen on the right side of the screen, put nearly 20-thousand dollars of travel expenses on the card.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=The vice-chairman...]

((WALTER ERWIN/LYNCHBURG CITY ATTORNEY; THE VICE-CHAIRMAN OF THE ELECTORAL BOARD ARELIA LANGHORN HAS ASKED MR. GRANT TO PROVIDE HER WITH ITEMIZED RECEIPTS SHOWING WHAT THE EXPENSES WERE.))
[SUPER=01-Walter Erwin/Lynchburg City Attorney]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=showing what the expenses were.]
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[VO-NAT]

The city hopes it can recover the money
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[GRAPHIC=None]


if an audit shows Al Grant DID use the card for improper charges.

[2-11Fundraising]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-33 TC1:05:52]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A Florida company is trying to cheat Central Virginia residents out of their money. That's according to Lynchburg police.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


The department says a company billing itself the Police Officer's Foundation is calling residents requesting money for a disability fund for the Lynchburg P-D.
However, police say there's NO affiliation between them and the Florida group, and some area residents have been scammed.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 9:20:17]
[IN Q=We suggest that when...]

((WHIT CLARK/LYNCHBURG CITY POLICE COMMUNITY RELATIONS; WE SUGGEST THAT WHEN YOU RECEIVE A PHONE CALL FROM SOMEONE SOLICITING MONEY THAT YOU IS ASK YOU TO SEND THE INFORMATION AND THEN REVIEW THE INFORMATION, AND CHECK THE CREDIBILITY OF THE SOURCE.))
[SUPER=01-Whit Clark/Lynchburg Police Community Relations]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=credibility of the source.]
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[VO-NAT]

Police say if you think you have been taken in the scam, to contact your local law enforcement agency.
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[Condit]


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


A grand jury in Modesto, California will investigate allegations that Congressman Gary Condit obstructed justice when he asked a flight attendant to sign an affidavit, stating they'd never had an affair.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


Anne Marie Smith says the pair did have a 10- month relationship.
Smith says she's upset that Condit tried to make her deny it.
[SUPER=03-Sacramento, CA;]


It's believed unlikely the 19- member grand jury can do much more than forward Smith's complaint on to the district attorney.
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[Visa-Extension]


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


The Senate has pushed through a bill extending the deadline for illegal immigrants to apply for visas.
Majority Leader Thomas Daschle had urged lawmakers to finish the measure during this week's visit by Mexican President Vicente Fox.
The House passed its own version of the bill in May.
But Republican leaders have agreed to go along with the Senate's version, which President Bush also favors.

[2-Mornin-Tease]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=News7Mornin' 4080]


Steve, Leo and I are about wake up even earlier, to help you get your day going.
Starting Monday, News 7 Mornin' begins at 5-30 A-M Monday through Friday.
We'll bring you an extra half-hour of news and information each weekday.
We hope you will join us as News 7 Mornin' goes 90 minutes, starting at 5-30 Monday morning.


[Video-Awards]


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


The M-TV Video Music Awards featured everything from an appearance by the King of Pop, to a tribute for a fallen R-and-B star who was on the rise.
Gretchen Carlson captures the sights and more importantly, the sounds, of last night's show.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY; :00]
[SUPER=04-MTV; :15]
[SUPER=01-Gretchen Carlson/Reporting; :47]
[SUPER=01-Rashad Haughton/Aaliyah's Brother; 1:07]
[RUNS=1:31]
[OUT Q=Carlson, CBS News, New York.]

((
LOCATOR: NEW YORK CITY
(TRACK)



(MANDATORY SUPER, COURTESY MTV: MUSIC TELEVISION)


FOR MICHAEL JACKSON -- TIMING IS EVERYTHING. THE SELF-PROCLAIMED KING OF POP CRASHED MTV'S BIGGEST PARTY AT JUST THE RIGHT TIME -- DURING NSYNC'S POP.

(NAT)



(TRACK)

THIS YEAR'S MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS BEGAN WITH HOST, JAMIE FOX, SERENADING THE AUDIENCE WITH HIS OWN UNIQUE TAKE ON HIP-HOP.

(NAT)


FROM SILLY TO SEXY ....

(NAT - JLO)



(TRACK)

JENNIFER LOPEZ AND JA RULE HEATED UP THE STAGE ... PERFORMING THEIR NUMBER ONE SINGLE ... I'M REAL.

(NAT)



(TRACK)

AND BEST NEW ARTIST, ALICIA KEYS, RECEIVED A STANDING OVATION FOR HER CHART-TOPPING HIT ... FALLIN.

(STANDUP) Gretchen Carlson Reporting

BUT ON THIS NIGHT OF CELEBRATION -- FROM THE FANS OUT HERE ON THE RED CARPET TO THOSE WHO ACTUALLY GOT INSIDE THE SHOW -- THERE WAS ALSO A VERY SERIOUS MOMENT HERE TOO. A MOMENT OF REMEMBRANCE.

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SHOWING AN INTERVIEW AALIYAH DID FOR MTV, FAMILY AND FRIENDS PAID TRIBUTE TO THE YOUNG SINGER AND ACTRESS ... WHO RECENTLY DIED IN A PLANE CRASH.

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AMONG THE NIGHT'S BIG WINNERS, EVE AND GWEN STEFANI ... MOBY .... DESTINY'S CHILD ... AND NSYNC.
BUT FATBOY SLIM'S VIDEO -- FEATURING A SURPRISINGLY ENERGETIC CHRISTOPHER WALKEN --TOOK HOME THE MOST MOONMEN.
BEST VIDEO OF THE YEAR HONORS WENT TO THE WOMEN OF LADY MARMALADE.
GRETCHEN CARLSON, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK. ))

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Three Virginia schools ranked in the top fifty of U-S News and World Report's annual ranking of the nation's colleges and universities.
The University of Virginia tied for 21-st overall among universities- second among PUBLIC Universities.
The College of William and Mary ranked 30-th overall among universities.
Washington and Lee University ranked 13-th among liberal arts colleges.

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Museum officials in Radford say a piece of their city's history is worth saving.
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This one-room schoolhouse dating back to the 1800's is being restored from top to bottom. Antique glass, original brick and authentic shingles are being used in construction. Glencoe Museum officials want to open the school house as an exhibit for the public, especially children, by January First.
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((MELODY THOMAS/GLENCOE MUSEUM DIRECTOR; WERE IN THE PROCESS OF COLLECTING DESKS, ANTIQUE SCHOOL DESKS, WE ARE LOOKING FOR A POT BELLY STOVE, OLD MAPS SLATES BLACKBOARDS ANYTHING AUTHENTIC.))
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Officials say research shows that one of the original owners of the structure was Radford's very first school teacher.

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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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Blacksburg police are looking for the gunman who they say shot at a Virginia Tech student overnight. Authorities are NOT identifying the 22- year- old male victim.
They say he was involved in an argument in the parking lot of the Sheraton Hotel on Prices Fork Road around 12-30.
The other person fired one shot from a 40- caliber handgun at him at close range, but the bullet did not strike the victim, who suffered powder burns to his face.
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Lynchburg police say a Florida company is trying to cheat Central Virginia residents out of their money.
The department says a company billing itself the Police Officer's Foundation is calling residents requesting money for a disability fund for the Lynchburg P-D.
However, police say there's NO affiliation between them and the Florida group.

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The Roanoke Police Department is planning a memorial to honor officers who have been killed in the line of duty.

The department is soliciting proposals for the outdoor sculpture that will be placed in front of the new police building on Campbell Avenue.
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Now here's Keith Humphry with a preview of News 7 at Six.
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