[1-News-Head]

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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

Law School mass murder suspect Odighizuwa is NOT fit to be tried... just now, though that determination could change.


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[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

And the heart-ache of a missing child... one local family's story.


[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]

Tonight on News 7 sports, we'll chat with Keion Carpenter at Falcons' Camp, and have an update on Bonds and day one of the McLelland Classic.
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[VO-NAT]

And pigskins and pig tails are mixing just fine thank you at Northside high school this preseason.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


Things are falling apart in the tropics and the long range forecast has changed as well. That story and weatherschool all just ahead.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 4-Shot]


News 7 is next.
[Video-Open]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=Video Open]



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[SOT 37:09:06]
[IN Q=the fbi]

((THE FBI THE CIA, DONALD RUMSFELD THEY ARE GOING TO SABOTAGE ME THEY HAVE THEIR PEOPLE BACK AND FORTH AT NIGHT.))
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=AT NIGHT.]
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

The suspect in a Virginia law school shooting speaks out in court...
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

And the judge rules him un-fit to stand trial.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


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


And I'm Keith Humphry.
[Grundy-Shooting]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=02-19 TC1:48:20]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


It's mental illness that is delaying and may even prevent a day in court for Peter (oh-dig-uh-ZOO'-uh) Odighizuwa. Today a judge ruled he's incompetent to stand trial.
[ANCHOR=SHannon 2-Shot]

The 43-year-old faces capital murder charges for the January shooting deaths of three people at the Appalachian School of Law. But now he's being transferred from jail to a state hospital.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith-Shannon & Rachel /Microwave;]

New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel Cannon was in court and joins us from Blacksburg tonight....Rachel, what has to happen for him to actually stand trial?
[LIVE= Rachel /FULL Microwave]
[SUPER=@Rachel1; ;]
[SUPER=05-Blacksburg;]

.... the judge would have to find that intensive treatment and medication restored his mental competency. He's being ordered to a facility for 60-days in hopes it will help....
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Grundy; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jimmy Turk/Defense Attorney; :16]
[SUPER=01-Shelia Tolliver/Commonwealth's Attorney; :40]
[RUNS=1:07]
[OUT Q=SOME TYPE OF INSTITUTION.]

((NATS 36:32:29 "I'M TELLING YOU WHAT YOU'RE HERE FOR TODAY IS TO BE HARASSED, THIS IS GOING TO BE SABOTAGED." In open court, Peter (oh-dig-uh-ZOO'-uh) Odighizuwa rambles he's being harassed, watched and sabotaged. Defense attorney Jimmy Turk says it's all part of his mental illness.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 59:24:05]
[IN Q=HE FEELS ]

((JIMMY TURK/DEFENSE ATTORNEY; HE FEELS LIKE HE'S BEEN HARASSED BY THE FBI THE CIA AND DONALD RUMSFELD DIRECTLY AND DICK CHENEY AND PRES BUSH FROM TIME TO TIME.))
[OUT Q=TO TIME.]

Two expert evaluations don't list a specific illness, but Turk believe his client suffers from paranoid schizophrenia.
He says he's not sure (oh-dig-uh-ZOO'-uh) Odighizuwa will ever be competent for trial. An idea the Commonwealth's Attorney dismisses.
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[SOT 50:52:20 ]
[IN Q=WE FULLY]

((SHELIA TOLLIVER/COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY; WE FULLY ANTICIPATE THAT WITHIN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME HE WILL BE RESTORED TO COMPETENCY BOTH THEIR EVALUATOR AND OURS HAVE BOTH SAID THEY FEEL HE CAN BE RESTORED.))
[OUT Q=BE RESTORED.]

The Department of Health decides which state hospital he's placed in. (oh-dig-uh-ZOO'-uh) Odighizuwa can be forced to take medication. Turk says even if the treatment doesn't work, his client will never leave the system.
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[SOT 59:04:16]
[IN Q=he's not]

((HE'S NOT GOING ANYWHERE THAT'S VERY VERY CLEAR HE'LL NEVER BE OUT OF SOME TYPE OF INSTITUTION. ))
[OUT Q=INSTITUTION.]))
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[LIVE= Rachel /FULL Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Blacksburg;]

Attorney say it's likely he will be sent Southwestern or Central state for treatment. Given the serious nature of the charges against him - - a secure facility is necessary...
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith-Shannon & Rachel/Microwave;]

A court hearing is set for October 31st. The judge will once again decide his competency to stand trial.

[Hairston]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-24 TC1:09:58]
[GRAPHIC=Guilty Plea]


A man will spend the next thirty five years of his life for killing an elderly Collinsville man.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville/December]


Quentin Wayne Hairston has pled guilty to killing 72 year old Ralph Alvin Hubbard.
Authorties found Hubbard's body last December in the parking area across the street from Clearview Elementary School.
His burned out car was then found a few miles down the road.
Under a plea agreement, Hairston avoided a capital murder charge by pleading guilty.
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[State-budget]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=02-25 TC1:13:37]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Governor Mark Warner says he's "not taking anything off the table" in dealing with the state's record budget shortfall.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Warner says the revenue deficit is likely to hit one billion dollars or more.
That's likely to mean more cuts in state programs and more layoffs.
Warner has recently mentioned raising the cigarette tax and consolidating state agencies as possible ways out of the red.
He admits that the scope of the problem may require a novel approach.
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[SOT 10:53:50-07]
[IN Q=WHEN YOU'VE GOT THE LARGEST REVENUE]

((GOV. MARK WARNER: WHEN YOU'VE GOT THE LARGEST REVENUE DROP IN FORTY YEARS, SINCE THE STATE'S BEEN KEEPING STATISTICS, AND YOU'VE GOT THE LARGEST INCOME DROP IN THIRTY YEARS, YOU'RE IN SOME AREAS OF UNCHARTED WATERS HERE SO THAT I'M NOT SURE TRADITIONAL MODELS MAY ALWAYS WORK.))
[SUPER=@MarkWarner]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=TRADITIONAL MODELS MAY ALWAYS WORK.]
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[VO-NAT]


The Governor is expected to announce the size of the shortfall and immediate steps to reduce it on August 19th.
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[Missing-Girl]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=02-26 TC48:48]
[GRAPHIC=None]


It seems it's a story the news media could report every day.
A child turns up missing--the victim of a stranger or parental abduction or one that has simply run away from home.

Either way, it is a traumatic situation for the parents.
Steve Smallshaw talked with one local family that's living that nightmare.
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[SOT ]
[IN Q=Every day]
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Delores Mayberry/Mother of Missing Girl; :18]
[SUPER=@ssm1; :39]
[SUPER=01-Robert Maxey/Campbell Co. Sheriff; :51]
[SUPER=01-Joseph Mayberry/Father of Missing Girl; 1:13]
[RUNS=1:27]
[OUT Q=News7, Campbell County.]

(( Every day, the statistics tell us, two thousand children in the U-S run away from home.
15-year-old Shelly Mayberry may have recently joined that number.
[natsot putting up poster ]
[RUNS= 01]


Mayberry's family last saw her on Monday.. she was supposed to go to a ballgame and spend the night at a friend's house, but never showed up.
[SOT 14:01:23]

((DELORES MAYBERRY/MOTHER: AT FIRST I THOUGHT SHE HAD WENT AWAY TO BE WITH HER FRIENDS OR SOMETHING, GOT A WILD HAIR UP HER BEHIND, BUT I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO THINK NOW BECAUSE SHE'S NEVER STAYED AWAY THIS LONG.))
[RUNS= 12]
[OUT Q=this long.]


So the Mayberrys have been combing Shelly's favorite hangouts, talking to her friends and putting up posters, hoping somebody, somewhere has seen her. [Standup ] ((In many ways, Shelly Mayberry's case is typical of most teenage runaways, and that's what Campbell County sheriff's authorities consider her to be. But even for young people who CHOOSE to be missing, the dangers of living life on the streets are very real.))
[RUNS= 12]
[OUT Q=are very real.]
[SOT 14:10:28]

((ROBERT MAXEY/CAMPBELL CO. SHERIFF: IN A LOT OF CASES THEY'RE TAKEN ADVANTAGE OF SEXUALLY OR THEY'RE EXPOSED TO DRUGS OR ALCOHOL AND OTHER THINGS, SO REALLY THE DANGER IS NOT ALWAYS THE REASON THAT THEY LEFT BUT WHAT MIGHT HAPPEN WHILE THEY'RE RUNAWAYS.))
[RUNS= 16]
[OUT Q=while they're runaways.]


In light of recent well-publicized child abductions, Mayberry's parents are taking no chances.
[SOT 14:01:45]

((JOSEPH MAYBERRY/FATHER: WE JUST FEEL IF WE WAIT TOO LONG AND SOMEBODY HAS TOOK HER OR SOMETHING THEN IT WILL BE TOO LATE IF WE WAIT. AND IF SHE RUN AWAY WE WANT HER TO COME HOME SAFE, WE JUST WANT TO KNOW SHE'S SAFE.))
[RUNS= 11]
[OUT Q=know she's safe.]
[SOT 14:00:56]

((IT'S BEEN REALLY TOUGH, I REALLY MISS HER AND I WANT HER TO COME HOME..))
[RUNS= 04]
[OUT Q=come home.]


Steve Smallshaw, News7, Campbell County. ))

[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
[SS=NONE]


Smokers may soon be shouldering some of the burden of school construction in one area city.
That's next on News 7 at Six.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


Plus The King takes up residence at an area zoo...or at least a King Cobra named Elvis.
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[Salem-Tax]
[NEWSCAST=6 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=02-17 TC2:00:54]

[***ANCHOR TAG***]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Come fall, smokers in the City of Salem may find it costing more to light up.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-SHot]

The City needs to make improvements to Andrew Lewis Middle School and is hoping a proposed cigarette tax will help foot the bill.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We did a study and went to different localities...]
[SUPER=01-Alex Brown/Salem Vice-Mayor;]
[SUPER=03-Salem;]
[SUPER=01-Glenn Bowe/Layman Candy Co.;]
[SUPER=01-Mindi Worrell/Salem Resident/Non-Smoker;]
[SUPER=01-Addie Crawley/Salem Shopper/Smoker;]
[SUPER=01-Betty Creech/Smoker;]
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[OUT Q=what Salem may do if it goes ahead with the tax.]
(([SOT 1:57-2:09]
[IN Q=We did a study and went to different localities...]

((ALEX BROWN/SALEM VICE-MAYOR: WE DID A STUDY AND WENT TO DIFFERENT LOCALITIES AND PRICED CIGARETTES AND THERE SEEMED TO BE VERY LITTLE DIFFERENCE IN TAXED OR NON-TAXED COMMUNITIES SO WE DON'T THINK IT'S GONNA HAVE MUCH EFFECT.)) [RUNS:13]
[OUT Q=gonna have much effect.]

Vice-Mayor Alex Brown is a supporter of the proposed 15-cent per pack cigarette tax, even though he describes himself as a "closet smoker". He hopes cigarettes, along with an increase in the lodging tax and a proposed cell phone tax, will help the community pay for an estimated 14-million dollars worth of renovations to Andrew Lewis Middle School. Opponents of the plan say the City may wind up doing just the opposite.
[SOT 8:44-8:54]
[IN Q=What we find is that peopel who have a tax...]

((GLENN BOWE/LAYMAN CANDY CO.: WHAT WE FIND IS THAT PEOPLE WHO HAVE A TAX, THAT BUSINESS GOES TO THE COUNTY AND I THINK THAT'S WHAT'S GONNA HURT THE MERCHANTS IN SALEM IF THEY PUT TOO MUCH TAX ON 'EM.)) [RUNS:10]
[OUT Q=they put too much tax on 'em.]

Glenn Bowe of the Layman Candy Company distributes cigarettes to nine southwestern Virginia communities with a similar tax.
He says Salem sells about 10-thousand packs a week which COULD translate into 70 to 80-thousand dollars a year in tax revenue. But that's IF smokers continue to buy in Salem.
[SOT 17:37-17:42]
[IN Q=I don think it would cause...]

((MINDI WORRELL/SALEM RESIDENT/NON-SMOKER: I DO THINK IT WOULD CAUSE PEOPLE TO GO ELSEWHERE TO BUY CIGARETTES AND I HATE THAT.)) [RUNS:05]
[OUT Q=and I hate that.]

[BUTT BUTT BUTT]
[SOT 21:24-21:27]
[IN Q=Yes, that is true.]

((ADDIE CRAWLEY/SALEM SHOPPER/SMOKER: YES, THAT IS TRUE. I WOULDN'T. I'LL GO SOMEWHERE ELSE TO BUY CIGARETTES.)) [RUNS:03]
[OUT Q=somewhere else to buy cigarettes.]

Or, some say you could always go cold turkey to avoid paying the extra pennies.
[SOT 26:04-26:11]
[IN Q=Stop. Because they're not good for you...]

((BETTY CREECH/SMOKER: STOP. BECAUSE THEY'RE NOT GOOD FOR YOU. YOU'RE PAYING TO KILL YOURSELF IN THE LONG RUN.)) [RUNS:07]
[OUT Q=to kill yourself in the long run.]

Which is exactly what opponents fear Salem may do if it goes ahead with the cigarette tax.))
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[ANCHOR=Shan]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Salem City Council will vote on the proposed tax ordinance Monday. If it passes, Vice-Mayor Brown expects the tax to go into effect in October.

[Horace-Bass]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=02-34 TC09:36]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Their ship was decommissioned more than forty years ago, but this week crew members from the USS Horace A. Bass are in western Virginia, remembering the vessel and the Roanoke man for whom it was named.
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[VO-NAT]


Bass was a naval aviator who was awarded the Navy Cross for his actions during the Battle of Midway. He was shot down and reported missing in action during the Battle of Eastern Solomons in August, 1942.
Two years later, a new high speed transport was named in his honor.
Bill Boyer served on the USS Horace A Bass for three years during the Korean War.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Today, at the history museum of western Virginia he presented a Russian rifle that was seized behind enemy lines.


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[SOT]
[IN Q=But this was brought back]

((BILL BOYER/FORMER CREW MEMBER; BUT THIS WAS BROUGHT BACK BY THE LANDING PARTY, WITH SOME PRISONERS AND SO FORTH. AND THIS WAS ONE OF THE WEAPONS I WAS VERY FORTUNATE TO GET A HOLD OF.))
[SUPER=01-Bill Boyer/Former Crew Member; ]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=to get a hold of.]
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[VO-NAT]


Boyer and about two dozen other crew members are meeting this week at the Hotel Roanoke.
An exhibit on the history of Horace A. Bass Junior and the naval ship that carried his name continues at the History Museum through October 20th.
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[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Stocks gained ground for a third straight session. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
[RUNS=:30]
[SUPER=x5000;]
[SUPER=440-x/255.87/8712.08/x/35.62/1316.52;]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


The DOW climbed 256 points.
NASDAQ gained 36.
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[Camaro]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=02-23 TC1:00:35]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The Virginia State Police have a new ride that's sure to turn some heads on the road...
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[VO-NAT - :13.5]
[SUPER=03-Dublin;]

State Police bought 7 Chevrolet Camaros, and are testing them statewide. The cars can go from zero to 100 miles-an-hour in about 13 seconds. Troopers hope that fact will deter speeders from starting a high-speed chase.
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[SOT - 11:46]
[IN Q=The closing speed...]

((TROOPER ERIC ELLISON/VIRGINIA STATE POLICE; THE CLOSING SPEED IN CATCHING VIOLATORS IS THE BIGGEST THING. YOU MAY HAVE A PERSON IF HE SEES A POLICE CAR IS NOT CATCHING HIM VERY RAPIDLY, HE MAY THINK ABOUT RUNNING. BUT IF HE HAS A CAR THAT IS CLOSING VERY RAPIDLY, HE MAY CHANGE HIS MIND.))
[SUPER=01-Trooper Eric Ellison/State Police; : ]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=may change his mind.]
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[VO-NAT - :15+]

Each Camaro cost a little more than 20-thousand dollars Their purchase is part of an effort to test high-performance vehicles, and their effect on drivers' behavior. If the program is successful, you can expect to see more high performance cruisers in the future.
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[Cobra]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=02-22 TC2:00:52]
[GRAPHIC=None]

"The King" is back. Though Elvis died- -25 years ago - -just before his scheduled concert in Roanoke, Elvis has staged a come-back....
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

at Mill Mountain Zoo, of all places. And this time he won't be able to get away. He's "stuck on you" in captivity. This Elvis is a King Cobra, named in honor of the King of Rock 'n' Roll. Cobras display their hoods only when they're alarmed. The King Cobra can raise it's head up to one-third the length of its body... and strike that far in the process... as far as six feet. The venom from a single bite is enough to kill an elephant or 20 people. But they say cobras usually avoid humans.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]

Coming up tonight on News 7 sports - Bonds swings for his 600th homer this afternoon. Plus, we'll meet a kicker at Northside who isn't afraid to let her hair down.
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[VO-NAT]

And Steve Mason checks in with Keion Carpenter - who is looking to establish a solid home in Atlanta.
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[S-MLB]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=sp-122]
[GRAPHIC=MLB]

In the big leagues this afternoon the Yankees, Orioles, Mets and Marlins already have picked up wins.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-San Francisco, CA/Fox Sportsnet; :00]

But out in San Francisco the vacht club at McCovey Cove at Pac Bell park isn't getting a chance to catch Barry Bonds historic 600th homerun ball. But so far Bonds hasn't been able to hit anything against the Cubs.
[super=35-Chicago/7/San Francisco/0/7;]

Bonds wasked in the first and the fourth innings. They he came up in the sixht and struck out on this nice inside slider. The Giants trails 7-to-nothing.
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[S-Golf]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=McLelland Classic]


Day one of the McLelland Classic tournament that kicks off the annual high school golf season is over. Franklin County led by defending champ Neal Hunt are both on top. Hunt leads the individual competition after shooting a one under 69 today, while the Eagles lead Byrd by one shot in the overall team scores. Today's round was played at the Roanoke Country Club - tomorrow the action shifts to Ashley Plantation in Botetourt County.

[S-Northside]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-131 13:06]
[GRAPHIC=FFE]


Northside finished 5 and 5 last season and in fifth place in the Blue Ridge District with a young team. That youth has now matured.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]


Coach Jim Hickam returns 13 starters from that squad, seven on offense and six on defense.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Jim Hickam/28th Season at Northside; :00]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=....in the season"]
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[VO-NAT]


For the first time in Hickam's 37 seasons as a coach, he has a female kicker. Freshman Lauren Robinette a second string field goal and extra point kicker. Her older brother Patrick was Northside's kicker last season. She kicked for the middle school team last year as well.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Lauren Robinette/Northside Freshman Kicker; :00]
[SUPER=01-John Copper/Northside Senior Linebacker; :33]
[RUNS=:36]
[OUT Q=...LAUGHTER FADES OUT!!!!!!!!]
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[S-Keion]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-132 22:03]
[GRAPHIC=Falcons]


Keion Carpenter finished at Virginia Tech in 1998. The Buffalo Bills signed him but after a few seasons the safety joined Atlanta. Steve Mason has more on a carpenter trying to nail down a starting job.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Greenville, SC; :00]
[SUPER=01-Keion Carpenter/Falcons Safety; :08]
[SUPER=@Steve1; :44]
[SUPER=01-Wade Phillips/Falcons Defensive Coordinator; 1:15]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/1998 Season; 1:24]
[RUNS=1:49]
[OUT Q=.....News 7 sports"]
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((The Falcons signed Carpenter as an unrestricted free agent March sixth and he has been loving life ever since. ((:))
But don't be fooled, Carpenter's demeanor changes quickly on the field. His hard hitting antics have put him in a battle for the number one spot with current Atlanta starting safety Keith Lyle. ((:)) ((STEVE MASON:)) ((:)) ((:))
Carpenter registered 10 interceptions at Tech. Blazing speed, strength or size are not what enables him to succeed in the NFL, his secret is all heart. ((:))
Carpenter and the Falcons take on Jacksonville Friday night in their first preseason game. Steve Mason News 7 sport s.))