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Coming up on News 7-
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Sheriff's officials and family hope fresh photos and home video will help in the search for nine year old Jennifer Short. The Henry County girl has been missing now for nearly three days--
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]

And, Brent says be prepared for more hot and humid weather plus a chance of showers. News 7 is next.

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((FRANK CASSELL/HENRY CO. SHERIFF; THE INVESTIGATION HAS NOT BEEN SCALED BACK AT ALL, IN FACT IT IS FULL STRENGTH. WE PROBABLY HAD MORE PEOPLE OUT HERE TODAY, AND WE'LL HAVE MORE TOMORROW THAN WE HAD THE FIRST DAY.))
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[OUT Q=hoping for the best.]
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The Henry County sheriff's office releases new photos of 9- year old Jennifer Short-- in hopes of generating fresh leads in the little girl's disappearance.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.

[Henry-Murder]


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There are still more questions than answers in the disappearance of 9- year old Jennifer Renee Short. The child has not been seen since her parents were found dead in their Oak Level home nearly three days ago.
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[SUPER=04-CNN;]

Family photos are among the only clues police have as they try to solve two mysteries. This home video released today shows Jennifer Short with some of her friends.
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So far the publicity has not generated the tips local authorities need.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Teresa/Justin - Microwave;]

Justin McLeod is at the Henry County sheriff's office tonight and joins us now with the latest.
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((ROLLCUE:...this new photo will change that.))
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[SUPER=01-Ellen Penn/Neighbor; :56 ]
[SUPER=01-Ann Fackler/Jane's Dutch Boy Diner; 1:18]
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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As we mentioned earlier-- Sheriff Frank Cassell has not given up hope that Jennifer Short will be found alive. Sheriff Cassell made the comment earlier today-- when he spoke in detail with the local and national media about the investigation and search for the little girl, here now is more from today's press briefing.
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[INQ=I feel and most...]

((FRANK CASSELL/HENRY CO. SHERIFF; I FEEL AND MOST OF THE INVESTIGATORS FEEL, AND WE MAY BE WRONG, WE FEEL THAT THIS CRIME WAS COMMITTED BY SOMEONE WHO KNEW THIS FAMILY, AND KNEW THEIR WAY AROUND. NOW ASSUMING THAT'S RIGHT, YOU WOULDN'T NEED THE AMOUNT OF PLANNING THAT A STRANGER WOULD NEED TO SUCCESSFULLY CARRY SOMETHING LIKE THIS OUT.))
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[INQ=We have talked]

((FRANK CASSELL/HENRY CO. SHERIFF; WE HAVE TALKED TO SEVERAL PEOPLE MORE THAN ONCE, BUT THERE'S AN AWFUL LOT OF PEOPLE OUT HERE YET. THIS THING IS LIKE A RIPPLE EFFECT, IT KEEPS EXPANDING, IT KEEPS GOING OUT.))
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[OUTQ=keeps going out.]))
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If you have any information on the whereabouts of Jennifer or the murder of her parents-- you're asked to contact the Henry County sheriff's office at the number on your screen-- or your local authorities.
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[Kilgore-Amber]


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Since Jennifer was reported missing on Thursday, you have probably heard a lot about the Amber Alert system being used to try to find the missing girl. While Roanoke and a few other localities in our area voluntarily participate in the program...that's not the case for the entire Commonwealth.
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Last month, Attorney General Jerry Kilgore announced a push for legislation to expand the AMBER Alert program state-wide. The program is designed to provide a rapid response to abductions through several outlets - including the media's airing of information about the child as soon as it becomes available.
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[IN Q=Everything we do ]
[SUPER=10-Jerry Kilgore/Virginia Attorney General/July 25]

((ATTORNEY GENERAL JERRY KILGORE: EVERYTHING WE DO WILL PROBABLY NOT PREVENT AN ABDUCTION IN THE FUTURE IN VIRGINIA BUT IF WE HAVE AMBER IN PLACE THEN WE MAY CAN SAVE THAT CHILD WITHIN THOSE FIRST SEVEN HOURS))
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Virginia is one of only 14 states that currently participates in the program.
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[London-Girls]


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Hopes are fading that two missing British girls will be found alive.
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Today-- two bodies were found by a man walking in the woods, not far from the rural village where the two ten-year-olds went missing two weeks ago. Word of the discovery comes after arrests in the case, which has gripped the nation ever since Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman disappeared. Police say they've arrested two people on suspicion of murder. News reports identify the suspects as a school caretaker and his partner, who is a former teaching assistant who worked with Holly and Jessica's class.
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Authorities are investigating the death of a Roanoke county woman.
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The victim has been identified as Beverly Haygood of the 600- block of Tyler Road. Police say she was found shot to death in her home last night. Haygood's body was taken to the medical examiner for an autopsy. Police have not released any other information.
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A Roanoke City Sheriff's Deputy is out on bail tonight after an apparent argument with his girlfriend turned violent.
Deputy Brian P. Haston was arrested this morning and charged with abduction and throwing a missile at an occupied building. Haston has been with the Sheriff's office since January of 1996. He is now on administrative leave WITH pay pending the outcome of an internal investigation. The deputy was released on 10-Thousand dollars bond this afternoon and his arraignment is scheduled for Monday.

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Investigators say robbery appears to be the motive in a shooting earlier this week in Campbell County.
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[TAKE DAWSON FS 1002EssC] Late last night, authorities arrested Adrian Dawson of Lynchburg.... He's accused of killing 26- year old Tony Stone.


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Stone was shot to death early Wednesday morning-- when a masked gunman walked into this home, near Lynch Station. Investigators say the two knew each other and that robbery appears to be the motive.
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A former employee of Washington and Lee University is accused of embezzling. Dee Miriello served as a purchasing agent for the dinning hall and is accused of keeping rebates from food vendors. Her case is related to that of the former "chief cook" who pleaded guilty to embezzlement in March. Officials say he kept about 70- thousand dollars in rebates. Miriello's husband, Frank, is Washington and Lee's football coach, but is NOT suspected of knowing anything about the matter. Dee Miriello is scheduled to appear in court on Friday. [Tease1]
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Coming up on News 7. Some Roanoke City students spend the day gearing up for school.
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and some folks are whistling about this new bridge to the outer banks. We'll have more coming up.
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Some Roanoke City students did some "one stop shopping" today to get ready for school.
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The Back- To- School Extravaganza took place at the Addison Aerospace Magnet Middle School. Students from first to twelfth grades had a chance to get their teeth checked, immunizations, school supplies and physicals. There were even some hair stylists on hand to give students a "new look" for their first day back. But organizers say the program benefits the schools as well.
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((IT HELPS US IN TERMS OF SCHOOL READINESS. THE FIRST WEEK OF SCHOOL IS A LITTLE HECTIC SO ANY ENROLLMENT THAT WE CAN DO TODAY, ANY QUESTIONS THAT WE CAN ANSWER, AND ANY FORMS THAT ARE NEEDED OUR PARENTS CAN SECURE. YOU KNOW, ULTIMATELY WHEN OUR KIDS ARE WELL PREPARED AND HEALTHY AND FUNCTIONING WELL IT BEHOOVES THE WHOLE COMMUNITY.))
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Officials say about 15- hundred people showed up for today's event.
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More teenagers die in automobile accidents that any other drivers...
But, there's a new tool on the market to help parents feel more at ease about giving their sons and daughters the car keys. Kathryn Judisch has more.
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[SUPER=01-Jeff Gompert/Parent; :]
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MALLORY GOMPERT IS 17 YEARS OLD AND ENJOYS FREEDOM BEHIND THE WHEEL. BUT AS HER SPEEDOMETER PEGS ABOVE 70 MILES PER HOUR, AN ALARM SOUNDS..
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.. REMINDING HER FREEDOM COMES WITH A PRICE.
THAT PRICE IS THE TEEN BLACK BOX.
IT'S A DEVICE THAT WORKS JUST LIKE THE BLACK BOX ON AN AIRPLANE.. KEEPING TRACK OF ESSENTIAL INFORMATION.. SUCH AS SPEED AND R-P-M.. AS YOU DRIVE.
ALL OF THE INFORMATION IS DOWNLOADED INTO A COMPUTER TO BE REVIEWED BY A PARENT.

(SOT-SELDITZ "When you are making the hard turns or the pedal to the

medal starts, slam it on the brakes! We know all that.")

LARRY SELDITZ IS THE HEAD OF ROAD SAFETY INTERNATIONAL WHICH DEVELOPED THE TEEN BLACK BOX.
DRIVER SAFETY IS HIS BUSINESS BUT, THE MOTIVATION BEHIND SAFEFORCE, AS THE BOX IS CALLED, IS MORE PERSONAL.
SELDITZ'S 15 YEAR OLD SON JUST GOT HIS LEARNERS' PERMIT.

(SOT-SELDITZ "Most of the serious crashes that involve injury and

death are high speed crashes where the speeds get up well above 70 so those are the, that's the key thing we want to focus on.")

AS HE INTRODUCES THE TEEN BLACK BOX, SELDITZ IS COUNTING ON PARENTS LIKE JEFF GOMPERT, ALSO A ROAD SAFETY EXECUTIVE, WHO COULDN'T WAIT TO TEST THE BOX ON HIS DAUGHTER'S CAR.

(SOT-GOMPERT "I can think back when I was a teenager.. one, I felt

invinceable. Two, it was fun to go fast. Mallory has told me that she really didn't realize what she was doing.")
(NATS- "A few counts this week.. not good.")

THE COMPUTER SHOWED MALLORY HAD A LEAD FOOT. SHE SAYS SHE'S A SAFER DRIVER NOW, KNOWING A BLACK BOX IS MONITORING HER EVERY TURN. ))

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Still ahead on the newscast, more bad weather on the third day of a major championship in golf this year, and Tiger Woods is once again looking up at the leaders...
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and U-V-A is getting ready to kick off the national college football season in the Jim Thorpe Classic in just a few days. Travis Wells will have more in sports.
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North Carolina leaders have high hopes for a new link to the Outer Banks.
The U.S. 64-264 bypass opened yesterday and includes what is now the state's longest bridge.
It connects the mainland to the state's colonial roots on Roanoke Island.
Rick Armstrong was there for the first crossing.
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[SUPER=01-Sen. Marc Basnight/(D) Dare County, N.C.; :]
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(( THERE WERE PLENTY OF MAYBERRY MOMENTS AT THE DEDICATION CEREMONY FOR THE NEW VIRGINIA DARE MEMORIAL BRIDGE.
IT WASN'T HARD TO IMAGINE AN OFF-KEY MAYBERRY HOMETOWN BAND.. OR SHERIFF TAYLOR CUTTING THE RIBBON.

(SOT - "Who's gonna count... 1, 2, 3..")


THE REAL ANDY'S HOMETOWN IS NEARBY MANTEO.
(SOT - "How will life change in Manteo with this new bridge? Oh I

think it's going to benefit this whole area. It's gonna take traffic off the north end. It's going to bring people over here as they said, 30 minutes earlier.. it's going to be fantastic.")
ANDY GRIFFITH AND HIS '37 PACKARD LED THE WAY.
GOOD THING BARNEY WASN'T AROUND TO SLAP A SEATBELT FINE ON THE GOVERNOR.
THE BYPASS WILL SAVE ON DRIVE TIME.
IT WILL ALSO BRING COASTAL RESIDENTS CLOSER TO JOBS AND MEDICAL FACILITIES.
THE BRIDGE COST A BUNDLE, 102 MILLION DOLLARS.. BUT IT WILL BRING MONEY IN THE FORM OF TOURISM.
(SOT - "Like to go over there to Manteo at Darrell's and get some good

seafood.")
FOR DARE COUNTY'S REPRESENTATIVE IN THE STATE SENATE.. WHO CHOSE TO WALK ACROSS, THE FOCUS IS MORE ON WHAT SURROUNDS THE BRIDGE.
(SOT - "You're touching the water and the air.. you don't have all the

big buildings around you today.. and the traffic, it's just you and nature and yourself.")
..AND OCCASIONALLY.. ANDY.. OFF DUTY.
RICK ARMSTRONG, REPORTING.))

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The Virginia football program jump started the college football season today with the first game media day. And the Cavaliers Thursday night Jim Thorpe Classic opponent Colorado State shared the spotlight with the Virginia Tech Hokies. Steve Mason explains.
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The VMI Keydets open their season on August 31st at Charleston Southern. And quarterback Joey Gibson is set for his senior season under center.
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Gibson has missed parts of the past three seasons because of injury. But he's added about ten pounds of muscle during the offseason which should make him more durable in the coming year.
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Gibson will get to work with a new offensive coordinator this fall. Jeff Durden was promoted to the position after working with running backs and special teams.
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The NFL's regular season is still 3 weeks away. Tonight there were 7 more exhibition games on tap.
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[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/Fox Sports; :00]


In Atlanta, Michael Vick had a solid outing for the Falcons against the Giants. Vick hooked up with Alge Crumpler on a three yard touchdown pass.
Then later he added a 27 yarder to Willie Jackson. Vick did have one pick but
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the Dirty Birds took care of New York 36 to 24.
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With wind gusts approaching nearly 40 miles per hour in Minnesota this afternoon, Justin Leonard put himself in po

sition to win just his second major at the PGA Championship.
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[SUPER=03-Chaska, MN; :00]


Rich Beem was in the hunt for most of the day, and had the lead until bogeys at two of the last five holes. He sits at 6-under par for the tournament.
As for Tiger Woods, he's still in the mix thanks to putts like this one. The long par putt goes down. Tiger is at 4-under, five shots back of leader Justin Leonard.
Check out the approach shot at the 16th hole for Leonard. It lands two feet from the cup, and he knocked that in for one of his four birdies on the day. Leonard fired a 69 today and owns a three shot lead at 9-under par.
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The Nascar Busch Series hit the track today in Michigan and Michael Waltrip picked up his 9th career Busch win.
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[SUPER=03-Brooklyn, MI/TNT; :00]


Series points leader Greg Biffle went out early with a blown engine, but was able to maintain a slim lead in the championship race over Jason Keller.
There were no such problems for Waltrip. Mikey took on two tires with just 46 laps to go and then held off Jeff Burton, Scott Riggs and Todd Bodine. In a race that featured 21 lead changes, Waltrip wins the Cabela's 250.
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The Jan Tana Bodybuilding, fitness and figure professional and amateur competition was held at E.C. Glass High School tonight.
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[SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00]


One of the new elements to the Jana Tana Classic is the Figure competition. This segment is for the young ladies who are not gymnasts. They are judged in other areas.
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[SUPER=01-Michelle Hutton/Figure Competitor; :02]
[SUPER=01-Kristie Harbaugh/Figure Competitor; :12]
[SUPER=01-Jan Tana/Event Founder; :19]
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[OUT Q=.....main stream public"]
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27 masters Mr. Olympia competitors also flexed their muscle at the event and Arnold Swarzeneggar's movie body double was on hand doing his best Arnold impersonation.
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[OUT Q=...BABY"]
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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And we will have continuing coverage of the apparent kidnapping of Jennifer Short, and the murder of her parents beginning tomorrow on News 7 Sunday Morning, and will break into programming when it is neccessary. That's all for News 7 at 11... Good night.
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