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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=#4070;weekend headline banner]
[SUPER=@Joy1;]
[SUPER=@Brent1;]

Coming up on News 7 Saturday Morning....... A possible witness in the Short case is ordered to leave Canada ...
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[SOT 05:43:02]
[IN Q=Another shooting is]

((ANOTHER SHOOTING IS LINKED TO THE DEADLY WASHINGTON DC SNIPER SPREE. I'M JENNIFER MILLER IN ROCKVILLE MARYLAND AND I'LL HAVE THAT STORY COMING UP.))
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We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.




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[Shooting-Spree]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jen]
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Sources say ballistic evidence links the latest Virginia gas station shooting to the other sniper attacks.
That would make this the 8th person to be killed in the Washington area since October 2nd.
The latest victim was a 53 year old man from Philadelphia. He was shot will pumping gas in Fredricksburg.
[DOUBLE BOXES= Joy/Newspath;]


Jennifer Miller has the latest.
[LIVE= Jennifer Miller /FULL]
[SUPER=01-Jennier Miller/Reporting]
[SUPER=05-Rockville, MD]


((ROLLCUE:...))
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Rockville, MD]
[SUPER=01-Major Howard Smith/Spotsylvania Co.; ]
[SUPER=01-Bruce Bingham/Witness; ]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=once it's done]

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AFTER YET ANOTHER DEADLY SHOOTING, MANY IN THE WASHINGTON-D.C. AREA ARE SPENDING THE SATURDAY INDOORS. ... AFRAID THE SERIAL SNIPER WILL CHANGE HIS M.O. AND STRIKE ON THE WEEKEND.

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ACCORDING TO THE WASHINGTON POST, BALLISTICS TESTS HAVE NOW LINKED FRIDAY'S MURDER AT THIS VIRGINIA GAS STATION TO NINE OTHER SNIPER ATTACKS. KENNETH BRIDGES, A 53-YEAR OLD FATHER OF SIX, WAS GUNNED DOWN WHILE PUUMPING GAS. A SINGLE SHOT TO THE SHOULDER -- IN BROAD DAYLIGHT -- AND ONLY 50 YARDS AWAY FROM A VIRGINIA STATE TROOPER.

(SOT: MAJOR HOWARD SMITH/SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY)

"He is definitely bold if he shot with a uniformed trooper right there."

(NAT -- FBI DOGS)


BUT THIS TIME, INVESTIGATORS MANAGED TO RECOVER A CONSIDERABLE AMOUNT OF POTENTIAL EVIDENCE -- AND THERE WERE MORE WITNESSES. BRUCE BINGHAM WORKS ACROSS THE STREET. HE LOOKED UP WHEN HE HEARD THE SHOT.

(SOT: BRUCE BINGHAM/WITNESS)

"Of course, we noticed a white van sitting there, fixing to turn left on Highway 1."
OTHERS ALSO REPORTED SEEING A WHITE VAN WITH TWO PEOPLE INSIDE ... AND POSSIBLY A LADDER ON ITS ROOF. POLICE SAY THEY WILL CONTINUE TO STOP VEHICLES FITTING THAT DESCRIPTION.

(STANDUP)


THE WHITE VAN ISN'T THE ONLY LEAD INVESTIGATORS ARE FOCUSING ON. THE FBI IS STILL WORKING ON A GRAPHIC AID TO HELP THEM FIND THE KILLER OR KILLERS. ALTHOUGH THEY WOULDN'T ELABORATE, THEY SAY IT WILL BE HANDED OUT TO THE PUBLIC ONCE IT'S DONE. ))
[LIVE= Jennifer Miller /FULL]
[SUPER=05-Rockville, MD;]




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[ANCHOR=Joy]
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The head of Virginia's state police says they have new leads from evidence found at the scene of yesterday's shooting.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


But Colonel Gerald Massengill says the random-ness of the shootings is presenting a challenge.
Governor Mark Warner says catching the shooter is Virginia's top priority.
Despite the budget crisis, the governor says the police are getting everything they need.
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[SOT 14:45:37-39]
[IN Q=ALL THAT WE CAN DO]
[SUPER=@MarkWarner; :00 QUICK!!!!]
[SUPER=01-Col. Gerald Massengill/State Police Superintendent; :04]
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[OUT Q=I DON'T WANT TO PREDICT.]
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The governor also called on Virginians to remain vigilant but to go about their daily activities.
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[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=02-42 TC25:48]
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A Canadian judge has ordered Garrison Bowman to leave the country. And shortly after the De-portation hearing yesterday, some investigators sat down to talk with him.
Tracey Grayzer has more from Yellowknife Canada.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Garry Bowman's being]
[SUPER=19-Tracey Grayzer; :00]
[SUPER=02-Canadian Immigration Official; :30]
[SUPER=03-Yellowknife, Canada; :38]
[SUPER=01-Garrison Bowman; :46]
[SUPER=04-Monday; 1:05]
[SUPER=01-Maj. J. V. Thomas/Rockingham Co., NC Sheriff's Dept.; 1:40]
[SUPER=04-Yesterday; 1:56]
[RUNS=2:28]
[OUT Q=Tracey Grazer, News 7.]



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[ANCHOR=Joy]
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[WRITER=jsu]
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Closer to home, family and friends of Jennifer Short are saying their final farewells.
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[TAKE PINNACLE FS]
The 9- year- old will be laid to rest today.
Funeral services will be held at the Martinsville Church of God at 1 p-m.
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For many families Hospice has been a safety net. A place to turn for health care and support for a loved one with a terminal illness. [JOY/GUEST TWO SHOT]
[SUPER=01-Sue Moore/Good Samaritan Hospice]


Here to tell us more about hospice is Sue Moore with Good Samaritan Hospice.
1- WHAT IS HOSPICE
2-WHO WOULD BE A CANDIDATE FOR HOSPICE
3-WHAT TYPES OF SERVICES OFFERED
4-IS IT COVERED UNDER MEDICAID, MEDICARE



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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=#4070;weekend headline banner]

Coming up on News 7 Saturday Morning...... Canadian officials deport a possible witness in the Short case... While Henry County authorities prepare to interview him.
[ANCHOR=Joy]


We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.

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[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=net]
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Authorities say they will release evidence today in the latest Washington-area shooting.
Reportedly ballistic evidence has linked this shooting to the sniper.
Meanwhile, motorists are on guard in the Washington area, many afraid to stop for gas.
[DOUBLE BOXES= Joy/Newspath;]


Jennifer Miller has the latest.
[LIVE= Jennifer Miller /FULL]
[SUPER=01-Jennier Miller/Reporting]
[SUPER=05-Rockville, MD]


((ROLLCUE:...))
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Rockville, MD]
[SUPER=01-Major Howard Smith/Spotsylvania Co.; ]
[SUPER=01-Bruce Bingham/Witness; ]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=once it's done]
[LIVE= Jennifer Miller /FULL]
[SUPER=05-Rockville, MD;]

((
AFTER YET ANOTHER DEADLY SHOOTING, MANY IN THE WASHINGTON-D.C. AREA ARE SPENDING THE SATURDAY INDOORS. ... AFRAID THE SERIAL SNIPER WILL CHANGE HIS M.O. AND STRIKE ON THE WEEKEND.

(NAT)


ACCORDING TO THE WASHINGTON POST, BALLISTICS TESTS HAVE NOW LINKED FRIDAY'S MURDER AT THIS VIRGINIA GAS STATION TO NINE OTHER SNIPER ATTACKS. KENNETH BRIDGES, A 53-YEAR OLD FATHER OF SIX, WAS GUNNED DOWN WHILE PUMPING GAS. A SINGLE SHOT TO THE SHOULDER -- IN BROAD DAYLIGHT -- AND ONLY 50 YARDS AWAY FROM A VIRGINIA STATE TROOPER.

(SOT: MAJOR HOWARD SMITH/SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY)

"He is definitely bold if he shot with a uniformed trooper right there."

(NAT -- FBI DOGS)


BUT THIS TIME, INVESTIGATORS MANAGED TO RECOVER A CONSIDERABLE AMOUNT OF POTENTIAL EVIDENCE -- AND THERE WERE MORE WITNESSES. BRUCE BINGHAM WORKS ACROSS THE STREET. HE LOOKED UP WHEN HE HEARD THE SHOT.

(SOT: BRUCE BINGHAM/WITNESS)

"Of course, we noticed a white van sitting there, fixing to turn left on Highway 1."
OTHERS ALSO REPORTED SEEING A WHITE VAN WITH TWO PEOPLE INSIDE ... AND POSSIBLY A LADDER ON ITS ROOF. POLICE SAY THEY WILL CONTINUE TO STOP VEHICLES FITTING THAT DESCRIPTION.

(STANDUP)


THE WHITE VAN ISN'T THE ONLY LEAD INVESTIGATORS ARE FOCUSING ON. THE FBI IS STILL WORKING ON A GRAPHIC AID TO HELP THEM FIND THE KILLER OR KILLERS. ALTHOUGH THEY WOULDN'T ELABORATE, THEY SAY IT WILL BE HANDED OUT TO THE PUBLIC ONCE IT'S DONE. ))


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[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=dse]
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While the two Rockingham County investigators talked with Garry Bowman yesterday, the two investigators sent from Henry County did not.
Sheriff Frank Cassell says his investigators do NOT plan to interview Bowman in Canada.
In fact, they plan to leave Canada this afternoon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.]


Cassell says it will be easier to interview Bowman back on U-S soil.
He says Bowman will soon board a plane with Canadian immigration officials.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=They've told us.]
[SUPER=01-Frank Cassell/Henry Co. Sheriff;]
[RUNS=18]
[OUT Q=able to interview him.]
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When and where that will take place has yet to be determined.
Cassell says it will most likely happen next week.

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[WRITER=dse]
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The Jennifer Short case has attracted international attention.
That's why one mother brought her young children to Garrison Bowman's detention hearing.
Tracey (Gray-zhur) Grayzer has more from Yellowknife Canada.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Garrison Bowman; :00]
[SUPER=03-Yellowknife, Canada/Friday; :12]
[SUPER=19-Tracey Grayzer; :1:20]
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[OUT Q=Tracey Grayzer, News 7.]



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[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-44 TC09:23]
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Meantime back here in the states, family and friends gathered to say goodbye to Jennifer Short.
Justin McLeod has more on last night's wake and today's funeral.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jim Whitehead/Jennifer's Uncle; :11]
[SUPER=01-Ruby Young/Jennifer's Aunt; 1:05]
[SUPER=@justin1; 1:10]
[RUNS=1:34]
[OUT Q=JM, News 7, Henry County]

((
There were plenty of hugs and tears Friday night here at the Martinsville Church of God.
For Jennifer's family, it's still hard to believe she's gone.
[SOT 15:06:50]
[IN Q=I went in earlier today]

((JIM WHITEHEAD/JENNIFER'S UNCLE: I WENT IN EARLIER TODAY AND REALITY HITS YOU IN THE FACE AGAIN AND IT WAS A HARD THING TO HANDLE.)) [Runs:07]
[OUT Q=thing to handle]


It is a hard thing to handle for just about everyone who knew this little girl, and even those who never met Jennifer Short.
This past week, people expressed their grief here at the bridge where Jennifer's remains were discovered two weeks ago.
Many of those same tributes now decorate the area around Jennifer's casket.
[SOT 15:07:00]
[IN Q=There's teddy bears]

((JIM WHITEHEAD: THERE'S TEDDY BEARS IN THERE THAT PEOPLE FROM ALL OVER SENT WITH LITTLE SAYINGS ON IT. THERE'S ONE THING IN THERE THAT SOMEONE TOOK JENNIFER RENEE SHORT'S NAME AND GAVE A SENTENCE FOR EACH LETTER.)) [Runs12]
[OUT Q=each letter]


Jennifer's relatives says they're comforted by all the prayers, cards, flowers that have been sent their way.
In an interview with a local christian cable network, Jennifer's aunt and uncle thanked the community for their support. Chris and Ruby Young also took time to share their fond memories of Jennifer.
[SOT 34:00]
[IN Q=She always had a smile]

((RUBY YOUNG/JENNIFER'S AUNT: SHE ALWAYS HAD A SMILE ON HER FACE. EVERYTIME YOU SEEN HER, ALL THE PICTURES WE'VE HAD SHE'S ALWAYS SMILING, SHE WAS NEVER UNHAPPY.)) [Runs07]
[OUT Q=she was never unhappy]
[SOT 15:18:44]
[IN Q=Jennifer's funeral will take]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: JENNIFER'S FUNERAL SERVICE WILL TAKE PLACE HERE AT THE MARTINSVILLE CHURCH OF GOD SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT ONE O'CLOCK. WE'RE TOLD IT WILL BE A SERVICE CONDUCTED BY THREE AREA MINISTERS. AT THE BURIAL SITE, DOVES AND BALLOONS WILL BE RELEASED IN MEMORY OF JENNIFER AND WE'RE TOLD INVESTIGATORS FROM ROCKINGHAM CO. AND HENRY CO. PLAN TO BE PALLBEARERS AT THAT SERVICE. JUSTIN McLEOD, NEWS 7, HENRY COUNTY.)) [Runs:24]
[OUT Q=JM, News 7, Henry County] ))



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Once again, the funeral service for Jennifer Short
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[take pinnacle fs] will be held today at 1 p-m at the Martinsville Church of God.

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[ANCHOR=Joy]
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[WRITER=jen]
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[BOTH MICS HOT] Coming up in this week's Home tour - We're taking a rustic look at life -
[ANCHOR=Brent]

and in this week's movie review
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A young girl struggles to find herself amid a journey through foster homes after her mother goes to prison for murdering her lover... We'll take a look at White Oleander a little later But first if you are traveling today........ [Brent ad-lib the travel forecast -- WX PRO]
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