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[VO-NAT]
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Authorities are kept busy responding to anthrax scares, even as they remind people of the penalties for making false threats.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

And Virginia Tech announces plans to form a joint school of bio-medical engineering with Wake Forest.

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Tonight on the Big 7, the Roanoke Express hits the road looking to stay perfect on the season. Willis White talks about entering the VHSL hall of fame.
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And we'll have an update on injured Glenvar high school star Adam Hill.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
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Big time winds along with a cold front make an October statement. What's ahead for the rest of the week? We will have the answer.
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News 7 is next.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


More local Anthrax scares... but still no confirmed cases.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Meanwhile, police say anyone responsible for Anthrax hoaxes will face stiff penalties.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


And I'm Shannon Young.
[L'burg-Anthrax]
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It was a scene that could play out again many times over the coming weeks.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Emergency crews in white haz-mat suits responding to an anthrax scare in a local neighborhood.
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[VO-NAT]
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Today, it happened on Sandusky Drive in Lynchburg.
Authorities were called after a woman there opening her mail noticed a white, powdery substance falling out of an envelope.
She immediately washed her hands and called 9-1-1.
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[SOT 12:39:06-:20//12:38:33-46]
[IN Q=According to]

((KEITH JOHNSON/LYNCHBURG FIRE DEPT.: ACCORDING TO HER IT WAS OUT OF PLACE, IT WAS A WHITE, POWDERY SUBSTANCE. THE POLICE OFFICER WENT IN AND JUST LOOKED AT IT, HE KNEW THAT IT SHOULD BE COLLECTED BY THE HAZ-MAT TEAM AND IN FACT, WE'RE LUCKY TO HAVE THAT CAPABILITY RIGHT HERE IN THE CITY. AND UNTIL WE GET THE SAMPLE THAT WE TAKE BACK, WE WON'T KNOW FOR SURE WHAT THIS WHITE POWDERY SUBSTANCE IS, WE ARE HOPING IT'S A HOAX, BUT WE WON'T BE ABLE TO BE SURE UNTIL WE GET THE EVIDENCE BACK.))
[SUPER=01-Keith Johnson/Lynchburg Fire Dept.]
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[OUT Q=get the evidence back.]
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Authorities don't know when those test results will be available.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Another incident was reported in Appomattox County Sunday.
A woman there says a white powder fell out of the newspaper she was reading.
Test results later showed it was "not" anthrax.

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It will be another 24-hours before Pulaski County officials will have test results on a suspicious powder. The white-gray substance was sent to the New River Health District after being discovered by a maintenance worker yesterday morning. It was in a newspaper near the courthouse on Main Street.

[Hoaxes]


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Planned Parenthood clinics in Charlottesville received envelopes containing a white powder, and a note saying "You've been exposed to Anthrax." Officials with Planned Parenthood say the letters are hoaxes.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

Making a bioterrorism threat is a federal offense and could land you in prison for up to five years.
Local police say they take every hoax and scare seriously, but they've mainly responded to suspicious mail.

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[IN Q=We're getting calls...]

((CAPT. STEVE LUGAR/ROANOKE CITY POLICE; WE'RE GETTING CALLS OF SUSPICIOUS ENVELOPES, AND SUCH. I'D SAY YES, WE'RE LOOKING AT SOME OF THOSE. MOST OF THOSE ARE ATTRIBUTED TO CITIZENS BEING CAUTIOUS, AND WE'RE RESPONDING TO THEIR INQUIRIES OF WHAT THEY SHOULD DO.))
[SUPER=01-Capt. Steve Lugar/Roanoke City Police Department;]
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[OUT Q=inquiries of what they should do.]
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State health officials say there's no need to panic, and even if you come in contact with anthrax, the chances of contracting the disease are extremely low.

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Investigators now think there may be a connection between the actual cases of Anthrax in New York and Washington.


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The F-B-I has released the pictures of these envelopes that contained the anthrax sent to Tom Brokaw and Senate Majority leader Tom Daschle.
Both are post marked Trenton New Jersey and have the same handwriting.
In Afghanistan, U-S warplanes dropped more bombs on Kabul today, hitting terrorist targets and troops.
An international red cross building may also have been hit.
The pentagon says it's looking into it.
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[Tech-Medical]


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Virginia Tech hopes to expand its research opportunities by teaming up with two other schools.
That was the decision today from members of the University's Board of Visitors who hope the new ventures will put Tech in the lime light. [***NEWS 7 @ 6 MB GRAPHIC***]
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Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton has details.
Keith, Virginia Tech hopes to become one of the top 30 research institutes in the nation.
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And Tech hopes to focus its research on improving human health especially for those in the here in Virginia.
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((DR.STEGER/VT PRESIDENT: IT'S OUR CONCLUSION THAT IF YOU'RE NOT AMONG THE TOP GROUPS IN THE COUNTRY IT WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT TO ATTRACT THE BEST FACULTY AND ALSO PROVIDE THE BEST EDUCATION FOR OUR STUDENTS)) [RUNS11]
[OUT Q=for our students]


It was for that reason that the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors voted unanimously in favor of two initiatives.
One to form a joint school of biomedical engineering with Wake Forest University. And another to establish a collaborative agreement with Virginia's first Osteopathic Medical College.
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((DR. STEGER:I THINK THERE WILL ALSO BE THE POSSIBILITY OF SOME JOINT RESEARCH PROJECTS GOING ON --THE OPPORTUNITY TO DO CERTAIN TYPES OF CLINICAL STUDIES AND LOST OF OTHER THINGS IN TERMS OF TELEMEDICINE)) [RUNS14]
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The Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine plans to locate inside the Tech Corporate Research Center. Although it will be a private college --it will share some faculty and student services with Tech. The first batch of students are expected in the Fall of 2003. The Board of Visitors says this will coincide with its mission to serve rural underserved areas.
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((JIM BOHLAND/SENIOR FELLOW: IT'S GOING TO DEMONSTRATE TO PEOPLE THROUGHOUT THE STATE UNV. REALLY DOES EXTEND ACROSS THE STATE AND HAS A VITAL OUTREACH MISSION)) [RUNS11]
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The Board hopes by partnering with Wake Forest University --new degree programs will be established --and students can study at both campuses --with the best equipment available.
And officials hope that will ultimately bring jobs to the Commonwealth.
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((DR. STEGER/PRES: THE MERGER OF BIOTECHNOLOGY AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ARE GOING TO BE THE NEXT PHASE THAT ARE GOING TO DRIVE NEW COMPANIES)) [RUNS08]
[OUT Q=drive new companies]))
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Virginia Tech hopes the two intiatives will also help generate more funding for research. Keith and Shannon.
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A woman accused of two Grayson County murders says she wants two days in court.
We'll explain when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]
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And students and schools show improvement on the Standards of Learning test.
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The big picture on Virginia's Standards of Learning tests is in.
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[TAKE PINNACLE PAGE 1005 HERE]
40 percent of schools statewide achieved the scores necessary to be "fully accredited."
That means at least 70 percent of the students in those schools have passed the tests in four core subject areas.
The number's up from 22 percent in 2000 and just seven percent in 1999. [TAKE PINNACLE PAGE 1006 HERE]
On the low end of the spectrum, seven percent of Virginia are still "accredited with warning."
That means the schools' pass rates are 20 percent or more below the progress benchmarks for that school.
That number dropped from 13 percent last year.
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[Kilgore]


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He came to Richmond at the age of 32 to take over the biggest prison building program in Virginia history.
Republican Jerry Kilgore says his political hero is George Allen-- the man who took him from a far southwest Virginia Republican organizer to two bids for Attorney General.
Ellen Qualls has the second of our campaign profiles tonight.
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(([tape 94-1 51:25] ((SEN. JOE GARTLAN/D-FAIRFAX: IT APPEARS TO ME THAT THERE ISGOING TO BE A VERY LARGE REQUIREMENTFOR ON THE JOB TRAINING AS FAR AS YOUARE CONCERNED IN THIS POSITION.)) [runs:08]
If he looked fresh-faced in 1994...well that hasn't changed.
Even though his years as Public Safety Secretary were NOT smooth sailing. [6/8/95]
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((JERRY KILGORE/VA. PUBLIC SAFETY SECRETARY: I CAN'T THINK OF ANOTHER INCIDENT...WILLIE LLOYD TURNER INCIDENT. WE DON'T KNOW WHAT HAPPENED THERE.)) [RUNS:09]
A death row inmate's typewriter contained a gun, bullets, and hacksaw blade... and the Allen-Kilgore administration had brushed it all off as a hoax.
What did Kilgore himself think had happened?
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((JERRY KILGORE: I DO NOT EVEN WANT TO ANSWER THAT QUESTION BECAUSE I COULD SEE THE HEADLINES TOMORROW.)) [RUNS:06]
He's proudest of his work in Allen's plan to abolish parole and lengthen prison sentences.
He's most criticized for the overbuilding of prisons, three of which would now shut down without out of state prisoners.
Jerry Kilgore parlayed his Cabinet secretariat into a 1997 bid for Attorney General.
He came in second out of four.
This time he started earlier, and was eventually unopposed for the nomination.
[sot tape 12:54:11 GOP CONVENTION TAPE TWO ]

((KILGORE: YOU KNOW I'VE HAD MANY ADVANTAGES IN MY LIFE... WORKING ON TOBACCO FARM. A MOTHER WHO BECAME THE FIRST FEMALE POLICE OFFICER IN GATE CITY.)) [runs11 ]
Twin brother Terry has served in the House of Delegates from their home political base in Scott County since 1993.


Jerry's been an assistant federal prosecutor, but never actually held elective office like Terry.
But he swipes at opponent Donald McEachin's years as an insurance and personal injury lawyer-- even though the office of Attorney General is about lawyering, not policing.
[sot tape KILGORE SABATO 06/13 12:26:33 ]

(( MCEACHIN'S LACK OF EXPERIENCE...I'M THE CRIME FIGHTER. HE HAS BEEN THE CRIMINAL APOLOGIST THROUGHOUT HIS CAREER.)) [runs 13 ]
At the end of the summer, he shaved the Kilgore mustache and took his new image to the streets of Buena Vista.
Kilgore's wife Marty is Jim Gilmore's Deputy Secretary of Adminisration.
They have two children: Klarke and Kelsey, with a K.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))


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Stocks ended a choppy session on the upside. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The DOW gained 37 points.
NASDAQ rose 26.
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[Angeline]
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A woman in Independence who faces first degree and capital murder charges wants her day in court on SEPARATE days.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
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[SUPER=03-Grayson Co./May;]

Attorneys for Betty Jean Angeline filed a motion in Grayson County Circuit Court to have the two cases against her tried separately. The 59-year-old suspect is accused of shooting Linda McKnight on January 31st and Glenda Jenkins on March 23rd. Trial is set for January 14th in cases. On Friday, the defense will argue there's a lack of evidence linking the cases to the same plot and that they should be tried separately.
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[Boty-Supervisors]


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Two divided boards in Botetourt County are calling upon a third party to bring them together again.
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The county's Board of Supervisors voted today to hire F-S-R Associates of Rockingham County to mediate discussions with the school board.
The two groups declared an impasse last year, after they failed to agree on appropriate funding for schools.
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((STEPHEN CLINTON/SUPERVISOR: WHAT IS UNIQUE ABOUT BOTETOURT IS THAT THE TWO BOARDS HAVE DECIDED JOINTLY TO DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT. AND FROM WHAT WE COULD DETERMINE, THIS IS THE FIRST TIME TWO BOARDS HAVE MADE THAT TYPE OF RESOLUTION.))


[SUPER=01-Stephen Clinton/Botetourt Co. Supervisor;]
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[OUT Q=that type of resolution.]
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Each board will pay 3-thousand dollars from its budget to the mediator.
The first eight-hour mediated session will take place at Greenfield Elementary School on December 4th.
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[Sports Tease]


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Tonight on News 7 sports, the Express gets ready for a big week of road work. We'll check in on an injured Friday Football Extra star.
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And chat with Salem coaching king Willis White who will be inducted into the Virginia High School League's hall of fame tomorrow night.
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Willis White's, one of Friday Football Extra's top coaches the past 18 seasons, will receive the ultimate recognition tomorrow night when he is formally inducted into the Virginia High School League hall of fame. White began his head coaching career at Ft. Chiswell, later moved on the Patrick Henry and then to Salem where he has been for the past 19 seasons.
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And win he has. In his 19 years in Salem he has recorded 183 victories, 8 regional titles and won four state titles, including the last three in row. He gives much of the credit for his success to his old high school coach R.P. School at Scott high school in Madison, West Virginia.
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White's last trip to the VHSL offices was during the cleat controversy with Richlands when he was wrongly reprimanded.
The irony of the VHSL now honoring him is almost too much to swallow.
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One of the top stars on Friday Football Extra this season went down with an injury last Friday and is now very questionable for this Friday's game.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Floyd Co./Last Friday; :00]

Glenvar quarterback Adam Hill, who scored the Highlanders only TD on this run against Floyd last Friday was injured on the play. He left the game and never returned. His coach Steve Magenbauer says he has a deep bruise between his knee and ankle.
He has not practiced at all this week. They'll decide at game time Friday if he can play against Auburn.
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[S-Express]


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The 2 and OH Roanoke Express begins a four game stretch tomorrow night. Travis Smith and Pete Gardiner have bee placed on the I.R. Steve Mason has some more news from the Round House.
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[S-Braves]


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The National League championship series opened this afternoon with the Diamondbacks hosting the Braves in game one of their best of seven series. Maddux and Johnson started. Right now the Braves ___to __- in the ____ inning.

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[GO TO PINNACLE 6998] If you're getting ready for some football this weekend. Saturday at three Your Hometown Station has Tennessee hitting the road to battle the Crimson Tide of Alabama in the SEC.
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[GO TO PINNACLE 6999] Sunday CBS Sports and the NFL have assigned us the Ravens and Browns as Cleveland looks to prove it is for real against the defending Super Bowl champs.
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[S-Landry]


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Finally the Cowboys beat the Redskins 9-to-7 in a game without any highlights.
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[SUPER=03-Irving, TX/Last Night - ABC; :00]

With the exception of this moment at halftime when the Cowboys unveiled this massive bronze statue honoring Tom Landry. Many of his former Cowboys' players were on hand including Tony Dorsett and this guy - former Virginia Tech Hokie Je(------------) sse Penn from Martinsville.