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A former Roanoke woman is recovering after being shot in an attack at the Appalachian School of Law.
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[VO-NAT]
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The suspect in yesterday's rampage is charged with capital murder. Some blame the crime on stress.
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In sports, The Charlotte Hornets moved a step closer to moving the team to New Orleans.
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And Charlotte's George Lynch will see his first action tonight when the Hornets take on his old team the Philadelphia 76-ers.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
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Coming up, flurries in the New River tonight will be followed by a bigger shot of winter weather on Saturday. That's our top weather story tonight.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 4-Shot]


News 7 is next.
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((PATTY CHURCH/FORMER ASL STUDENT: THIS IS JUST A NIGHTMARE THAT JUST SEEMS LIKE ITS NOT GOING TO END TODAY.))
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[VO-NAT]
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Reaction the day after mass- murder in Grundy.
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The accused is in court, the mourners are in church.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


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


And I'm Keith Humphry.
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In an arraingment today, 42 year old Peter Odighizuwa (oh-dee-gee-ZOO-uh) was charged with three counts of capital murder, three attempted capital murder, and a total of six weapons violations.
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The accused allegedly opened fire at the Applachian School of Law yesterday, killing three and wounding three others.
He is in the Buchanan County jail without bond.
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New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel Cannon is in Grundy tonight. Rachel, what is the latest?
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[Victims]


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The survivors of yesterday's shooting are expected to make a full recovery.
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Roanoke native Rebecca Brown was shot once in abdomen.
She is listed in stable condition at Holston Valley Medical Center.
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((DR. DALE SARGENT/HOLSTON VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER: THE BULLET DID NOT PENETRATE THE BODY CAVITY AND DID NOT DAMAGE ANY INTERNAL ORGANS. SHE HAD AN EXPLORATORY SURGERY TO EXCLUDE ANY VITAL ORGANS AND SHE IS CURRENTLY STABLE.))
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The other two victims, 37 year old Martha Madeline Shortt and 22 year old Stacey Bean are also listed in stable condition.

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A graduate of the Appalachian School of law says professional schools need to watch closer for signs of stress.
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Paul Dull is a graduate of A-S-L and serves as the president of its alumni association. He says postgraduate professional schools need to do more to combat stress and pressure.
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((PAUL DULL/ASL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT; I'VE HEARD OF SUICIDES IN LAW SCHOOL BEFORE, BUT CERTAINLY NOTHING LIKE THIS. AND I KNOW THAT LAW SCHOOLS EVERYWHERE HAVE STRESS AND PRESSURE, AND I HOPE THAT WHATEVER WE DO IS ALSO DONE AT OTHER SCHOOLS.))
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Dull adds tha counsellors should be brought in to schools to make sure at-risk students can get help, and students should keep close watch of other students.
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[College-Security]


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Security personnel on other college campuses say students with problems usually exhibit warning signs.. and identifying and reacting to those red flags can help prevent a tragedy.
Steve Smallshaw reports.
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((As a general rule, college campuses are pretty safe places to be.
Separated from their surrounding communities and patrolled 24 hours a day, students can stroll the grounds with a sense of immunity from the outside world.
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((WE DO A PATROL EACH FLOOR, EACH NIGHT, SEVERAL TIMES A NIGHT..))
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Bob Driskill is in charge of keeping Lynchburg College's 2000- plus students safe.
After hearing about Wednesday's shootings, he talked with his security staff about remaining alert.
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((BOB DRISKILL/LYNCHBURG COLLEGE SECURITY: I FEEL LIKE WE HAVE A VERY SAFE CAMPUS, ON THAT ASPECT. I FEEL SAFER ON CAMPUS THAN I DO GOING HOME AND GETTING IN MY CAR AT HOME.))
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Smaller schools like L-C and Randolph Macon Woman's College can be easier to manage.. they're campuses where a strange face stands out and problems within the student body can be quickly identified.
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((FREEMAN RUSS/RMWC SECURITY DIRECTOR: WE HAVE, WE FEEL, A FINGER ON THE PULSE OF THE THINGS IF THEY ARE NOT RIGHT. MEANING, IF WE HAVE A DISGRUNTLED STUDENT THAT WAS UPSET, THE STAFF HERE HOPEFULLY WOULD ALREADY KNOW ABOUT IT.))
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((STEVE ARNOLD/LYNCHBURG COLLEGE PUBLIC RELATIONS: THE TOUGHEST THING TO PREDICT IS HUMAN BEHAVIOR. WE ALL LIKE TO THINK THAT WE'RE SAFE BUT AN INCIDENT LIKE YESTERDAY MAKES US ALL REALIZE A LITTLE BIT THAT MAYBE I'M NOT AS SAFE AS I'D LIKE TO BE.))
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Arnold says communication between students and staff is the key to both preventing and coping with campus tragedy.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))

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In Richmond, members of the General Assembly paused to reflect on the tragedy and remember the victims of yesterday's shooting.
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((TIM KAINE/LT. GOVERNOR: I'D ASK MY SENATE COLLEAGUES TO STAND FOR A MOMENT OF SILENCE IN HONOR OF THE APPALACHIAN SCHOOL OF LAW AND THOSE WHO WERE AFFECTED YESTERDAY.))
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The State Senate observed a moment of silence, but not before Falls Church Senator Leslie Byrne made a case for stronger gun control measures.
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((SEN. LESLIE BYRNE/D- FALLS CHURCH: THE SHOOTER WAS DESCRIBED BY SOMEONE WHO KNEW HIM, AND I GUESS IN GRUNDY EVERYBODY KNOWS EVERYBODY, AS A WALKING TIME BOMB, AND YET HE WAS ABLE TO GET THIS SEMI-AUTOMATIC WEAPON.))
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Both houses of the General Assembly adjourned today in memory of Dean Anthony Sutin, Professor Thomas Blackwell, and student Angela Dales.

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Governor Warner has already announced big budget cuts... now V-Dot may have to cut some future projects.
That's next on News 7 at Six.
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And another museum in the area gets caught in the budget pinch and decides to cut back.
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Governor Mark Warner says the state's road-building program is in worse shape than he imagined... with many projects costing twice as much as original estimates.
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Today, he said the state must scale back its six year plan. Joe Dashiell has the story from Richmond.
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((Governor Warner's promise of straight talk and hard medicine brought him to the Virginia Department of Transportation.
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((IN BUSINESS, THIS SIX YEAR PLAN WOULD BE VIEWED AS A CASE OF FALSE ADVERTISING. AND THAT'S NOT THE WAY WE'RE GOING TO OPERATE.))
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Warner told members of the Commonwealth Transportation Board that faulty estimates and excessive cost overruns have made the state's 6- year- plan an unrealistic wish list.
He told board members to sharpen their knives.
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((I WOULD EXPECT THE SCALE BACK WILL BE IN THE ORDER OF 40 PERCENT. I THINK IT WILL BE VERY VERY SIGNIFICANT.)) ((I DO THINK THAT THIS IS A PROCESS THAT NEEDS TO HAVE THE POLITICS TAKEN OUT OF IT. I THINK THAT WILL BE AN EXTREMELY STRONG MOVE IF WE CAN MOVE FORWARD WITH MORE PRUDENCE AND LESS POLITICS.))
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The review of roadbuilding projects will affect all areas of the state, but Warner says it's necessary to lower expectations and build a plan that is realistic and achievable.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Richmond ))

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A drop in the number of visitors and the loss of state money have a local museum cutting back hours.
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The Virginia Museum of Transportation in Roanoke will close on Mondays and Tuesdays beginning January 21.
The museum lost 40 percent of its budget when the state cut funding last year.
The museum will now operate from 10 to 5 Wednesday through Saturday and noon to 5 on Sundays.
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[Radford-Arsenal]


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When the people who make large caliber tank ammunition are laid off at the Radford Arsenal this Spring, it won't be because someone UNDER bid the Radford plant.
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The contract for M-14 munitions used in the Bradley fighting vehicle and the M-one-A-one tank had become the topic of a political tug of war. The Army uses plenty of these rounds. The M-14 propellant is produced under a joint venture of Alliant Techsystems and General Dynamics at the Radford Plant, a firm called American Powder Company.
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Plant officials confirmed today that The Federal Trade Commission had expressed concerns that the joint venture constitutes restraint of trade. Defense Department officials were inclined to agree.
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((PAT NOLAN/ATK AMMUNITION & POWDER CO; THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE WAS CONCERNED THAT POTENTIAL ANTI-COMPETITIVE ISSUES EXISTED FOR THE MARKET FOR EXTRUDED PROPELLANTS. AND IN LIGHT OF THAT, ATK AND GENERAL DYNAMICS JUST SORT OF BACKED OFF? RIGHT))
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About 150 people who make M-14 tank propellant will have to be laid off. The announcement of another 50 to 100 lay offs, Nolan says are the result of "normal fluctuation" in business at the plant.
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[Stocks]


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A big turnaround on Wall Street today as stocks rebounded. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The DOW climbed 138 points.
NASDAQ gained 41.
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[Halifax-Murder]


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Halifax police have made two new arrests in a murder they believe may have started with a stolen pit bull.
20 year old Ronald Lynn Lacks of Halifax and a 16 year old girl were arrested yesterday.
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[File on tape 01-25 TC1:05:06]
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They've been charged with the drive by shooting of 22 year old Douglas Witcher last June.
Another victim was shot four times but survived the incident.
Two teenagers have also been charged with the shooting -- they were arrested on Monday.
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[Artis]


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When voters elect three Roanoke City Council members in May, yet another name will be on the ballot.
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Civic activist Jeff Artis will run as an independent. He says he's running a Children's Crusade to eliminate gangs in the city, and provide better economic and educational opportunities for citizens in Northwest and Southeast Roanoke. Artis is a former Vice President of the Roanoke Chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.
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[Sports Tease]


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And coming up In sports, George Lynch will play in his first game as a Charlotte Hornet tonight while today the Hornets announced a possible move to New Orleans.
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And Former Fleming basketball star Tonia Brown talks about her Wake Forest Team that takes on Clemson tonight.
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Roanoke's George Lynch was traded to the Hornets back in October of last year. Yet tonight will mark his first appearance in front of the Charlotte fans.
Mike Stevens checks in from the Hornets practice facility in Fort Mill, South Carolina where George is definitely trying to get on the good foot.
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Lynch and his teammates will be making a move to Bourbon Street in the near future.
Louisiana governor Mike Foster today announced an agreement to move the Hornets from Charlotte to New Orleans. Foster also said he's certain N-B-A owners will approve the deal.
The announcement comes a day after Hornets co-owners Ray Wooldridge and George Shinn assured reporters that the team can leave Charlotte for a smaller and less affluent market and make it.
It's the third attempt by New Orleans to land an N-B-A team since 1979 when the Jazz moved to Utah.


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We are already into a full slate of ACC men's and women's basketball games this week.
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On the ladies side, former William Fleming star and now Wake Forest standout shooting guard Tonia Brown leads her 7 and 9 Demon Deacons against 10 and 6 Clemson tonight in Winston Salem, North Carolina. Wake is just 1 and 5 in conference play.
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[CHOCOLATE]
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Chocolate was the paint, and two Washington & Lee students were the canvass in Lexington this afternoon.
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To promote "Chocolate Lover's Weekend", coming up February 15, a coalition of downtown businesses demostrated just one of the planned activities--body painting with real chocolate.
The entire weekend package will include more than just slathering chocolate on your significant other...
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A Virginia Tourism grant got the ball rolling on Chocolate Lover's Weekend, in hopes that Valentine's Day tourists will help all downtown businesses.
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