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Coming up on News 7 Sunday morning, four children drown after falling through river ice.
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And an area judge and his mother are seriously hurt when they're hit head-on.
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[Judge-Crash]


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Judge George Jones of Chatham and his mother are under treatment for serious injuries they recevied in a head-on accident Friday. Jones is in guarded but stable condition at a Farmville hospital. We're told his wife is OK, but his mother Doris is in critical condition at UVA Medical Center.
State Police say a driver crossed the center line on route 60 in Cumberland County, right into the path of their car.
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[VO-NAT]

News of the accident quickly spread in Franklin and Pittsylvania County where Jones is a General District Judge for the 22nd judicial district. He's been on the bench for more than eight years, before that he was a Commonwealth's Attorney.
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The judge's colleagues are praying for a speedy recovery.
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((CLIFF HAPGOOD/FRANKLIN CO. COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY: WE WERE GREATLY SHOCKED, I THINK EVERYBODY RESPECTS AND ADMIRES JUDGE JONES. HE'S A VERY FAIR AND EVEN HANDED JUDGE AND IT WAS JUST A TERRIBLE SHOCK TO HEAR. A LOT OF PEOPLE ROOTING FOR HIM? ABSOLUTELY. WE'RE ALL PRAYING FOR HIM. IT WAS JUST A TERRIBLE SITUATION JUST AWFUL TO BE HIT IN A TRAFFIC ACCIDENT.))
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Franklin County Sheriff Quint Overton had a chance to talk to Jones' wife Kay before he went into surgery Friday night. She said all three were trapped in the vehicle for a while after the crash. Troopers say the driver of the other vehicle will most likely face reckless driving charges.

[Afton-Pileup]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
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[WRITER=jus]
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The news is more encouraging for everyone hurt in that 40-car pileup on Afton Mountain Friday. They're all out of the hospital.
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The multi car accident shut down westbound Interstate 64 for more than five hours.
State Police blame fog and driver inattention for the pileup.
Afton Mountain has been the site for accidents like this in the past, but Troopers say new initiatives are making a difference.
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((JOE RADER/VIRGINIA STATE POLICE: I THINK V-DOT'S TECHNOLOGY HAS GOTTEN A LOT BETTER. WE'VE GOT MESSAGE BOARDS AND IT'S ALL ABOUT ALERTING DRIVERS BUT WE STILL NEED TO HAVE THE DRIVERS RESPOND TO THE MESSAGES AND THE CONDITIONS THAT THEY ARE CONFRONTED WITH, THAT'S THE MOST IMPORTANT PART.))
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The accident cleanup may be over, but the investigation is continuing. Troopers say charges could be filed because some drivers may have been speeding.
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[Children-Drown]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
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[WRITER=jsu]
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Four boys were killed yesterday after falling through the ice on Merrimack River in Massachusetts.
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Police say a group of six boys fell into the water after they walked 25 feet out on the ice.
Two of the boys were quickly pulled from the river but the other four were trapped under the ice for at least 10 minutes.
The ice was said to be an inch or two thick. The temperature however was in the mid-40's.
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[Star-Trek]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
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Events were happier in Maryland yesterday. It looked more like the filming for a Star Trek movie than a wedding...
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when a couple exchanged wedding vows this weekend at a mall.
The bride was dressed in traditional Klingon garb along with several family and friends.
Coincidental or not, this is the same weekend the new Star Trek movie hit theaters nationwide.
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[ANCHOR=Joy]
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[WRITER=jen]
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[BOTH MICS HOT]
Still to come, holiday music will ring out for you, thanks to the Grandin Court Baptist Church Handbell Choir.
[ANCHOR=Brent]

And we'll try to keep you in shape for the holidays
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with some good ways to help your heart. We'll get warmed up when we return.
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[Lotto]
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[Sunday-Shapeup]


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[WRITER=jen]
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Many people want the cut, tone and muscular look - but only lift weights to achieve it.. but there is another part to exercise that is important for building strong muscles - including your heart.
Here's Brent with this week's Sunday Shape-Up.
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But don't head for that workout just yet - there's still much more to come on News 7 Sunday Morning. [straight to bump]





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(Carol of the Bells)
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Coming up on News 7 Saturday Morning ...... Hundreds protest against the possibility of going to war with Iraq.
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And blood supplies are quarantined in the Sunshine state, because some could be infected with the West Nile virus.
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[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-40 TC-1:53:39]
[GRAPHIC=Judge Jones]

A head-on collision has injured an area judge, his wife, and his mother.
George Jones is in guarded but stable condition at a Farmville hospital. We're told his wife is OK, but his mother Doris is in critical condition at UVA Medical Center.
State Police say a driver crossed the center line on route 60 in Cumberland County, right into the path of their car.

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[VO-NAT]

News of the accident quickly spread in Franklin and Pittsylvania County where Jones is a General District Judge for the 22nd judicial district. He's been on the bench for more than eight years, before that he was a Commonwealth's Attorney.
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The judge's colleagues are praying for a speedy recovery.
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((CLIFF HAPGOOD/FRANKLIN CO. COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY: WE WERE GREATLY SHOCKED, I THINK EVERYBODY RESPECTS AND ADMIRES JUDGE JONES. HE'S A VERY FAIR AND EVEN HANDED JUDGE AND IT WAS JUST A TERRIBLE SHOCK TO HEAR. A LOT OF PEOPLE ROOTING FOR HIM? ABSOLUTELY. WE'RE ALL PRAYING FOR HIM. IT WAS JUST A TERRIBLE SITUATION JUST AWFUL TO BE HIT IN A TRAFFIC ACCIDENT.))
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[ANCHOR=Joy]
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Franklin County Sheriff Quint Overton had a chance to talk to Jones' wife Kay befores he went into surgery Friday night. She said all three were trapped in the vehicle for a while after the crash. Troopers say the driver of the other vehicle will most likely face reckless driving charges.

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[ANCHOR=Joy]
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[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=Net]
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Four boys who thought they'd have some fun on river ice in Massachusetts fell through and drowned.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lawrence, MA]


Police say a group of six boys fell into the Merrimack River after they walked 25 feet out on the ice.
Two of the boys were quickly pulled from the river but the other four were trapped under the ice for at least 10 minutes.
The ice was said to be an inch or two thick. The temperature however was in the mid-40's.

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Hundreds of anti-war protesters marched through downtown Hollywood last night.
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The demonstrators are protesting a possible war against Iraq. They banged drums and held signs expressing their criticism of the Bush adminstration.
One activist says his fear is that an attack on Iraq will trigger some biological or chemical retaliation.
A similar protest was also held in Denver where 15-hundred protesters marched to the Colorado state capitol.
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[Tainted-Blood]


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A blood bank in Jacksonville, Florida fears some of its blood supply may be tainted with the West Nile Virus.
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So, its decided to quarantine the blood and not take any chances of spreading the virus to patients.
This comes after two people in Florida contracted the virus after receiving blood transfusions.
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((THE QUARANTINED BLOOD IS VERY LOW RISK FOR WEST NILE. BUT WHAT'S GONNA HAPPEN IS IF THERE'S ACTUALLY NO BLOOD AVAIL FOR A PATIENT, THEN WE'RE GONNA HAVE TO WEIGHT THE BENEFITS OF USING SOME OF THE QUARANTINED BLOOD AT A VERY LOW RISK AS OPPOSED TO THE PATIENT NOT HAVING ANY BLOOD PRODUCT, SO IT BECOMES AN ISSUE OF PATIENT CARE))
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Many blood banks across the country are being forced to make the same decision.
In fact, all but 14 states have been asked by Health Departments to either quarantine or destroy their blood supplies due to the threat of the virus.
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[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=jen]
[SS=None]

[BOTH MICS HOT] Still ahead, Roger Ebert recommends three movies to consider for the holidays.
[ANCHOR=Brent]

And from the big city to Blacksburg.
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Bringing hip-hop and fusion classes to the New River Valley makes for this week's Virginia Profile.
But first, if you're traveling today........ [Brent ad-lib the travel forecast -- WX PRO]
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[Brent MIC hot] [ No 2-shot toss go straight to Travel Bump] [soft music under]

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Over the years, hip-hop music has grown from break dance, to breaking racial barriers.
And in this week's Virginia Profile, New River Valley Bureau Chief Myranda Stephens shows us how one dance organization in Blacksburg is hoping to do just that.
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((She grew up in Saint Louis. And went to school in D-C. So, when Shauntrece Hardrict came to Blacksburg for graduate school, she didn't know what to do.
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[RUNS :08] ((NEEDED AN OUTLET BASICALLY. NOT USED TO A SMALL TOWN, HADN'T BEEN USED TO A SMALL TOWN. JUST THOUGHT I'D DO WHAT I DO BEST WHICH IS DANCING. 26:40)) Since the age of five, Shauntrece has studied tap, ballet and jazz. But, when she started the dance organization Fusion, she wanted to bring something different to the community.
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[RUNS :12] ((IT'S A COMBINATION OF THE TWO, HIP HOP AND JAZZ IT'S NOT HARDCORE BREAK DANCING, BUT, IT'S NOT STRICTLY JAZZ BALLET EITHER. SO, IT'S DEFINITELY A FUSE OF THE TWO, HENCE THE NAME FUSION 29:26 )) Fusion is a two-part dance organization. There's a dance class, which is offered through the week to the public, and a dance troupe, which performs at a variety of events, including Virginia Tech basketball games.
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[RUNS :11] ((WE'VE DONE AWARDS BANQUETS, FASHION SHOWS. WE'VE DONE SOME WEIRD THINGS BUT IT'S ALL BEEN GOOD PUBLICITY AND A LOT OF FUN AND EXPOSURE FOR EVERYONE 27:34)) And while the organization's name refers to the diversity of it's style of music, Fusion also stands for the diversity of its dancers.
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[RUNS :08] ((IT'S NOT JUST FOR BLACK PEOPLE, HIP HOP IS NOT JUST FOR BLACK PEOPLE. IT'S NOT JUST FOR WHITE PEOPLE IT'S NOT JUST FOR DANCERS, IT'S NOT JUST FOR CLUBBERS, IT'S FOR ANYONE INTERESTED 30:23)) And the interest is growing. Since it began in March, the class has expanded from about six participants a night, to 30. But, even with all of her success, Shauntrece says she doesn't want to dance professionally. For now, it's just a hobby...that has given her that outlet to small town life. Myranda Stephens, News 7, Blacksburg.))




[Health-Review]


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In health review,
Lewis-Gale Medical Center starts an animal assisted therapy program for children.
And it could be another year before the smallpox vaccine is available for the general public.
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(([tape 502-01, 2:59:33]
Local health officials anticipate the smallpox vaccine won't be available to the general public until sometime in 2004.
Even then, it's not recommend for people under 18 year of age or those who have a weakened immune system or a history of eczema.
That's because the vaccine can have serious, potentially life threatening side effects. [tape 502-01, 2:57:51]
In other news, a lesson in public transportation is part of the curriculum at Salem High School for special education students.
Learning how to use Valley Metro could make a difference for some of these students because their disabilities may affect them getting a drivers license.
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((ONE OF THE THINGS WE TRY TO DO IS GET THE STUDENTS READY FOR THE WORLD OF WORK AND OF THINGS WE DON'T WANT THEM TO DO IS TO USE AN EXCUSE OF NOT HAVING TRANSPORTATION TO GET TO A JOB. THAT'S PROBABLY ONE OF THE 2ND MOST POPULAR REASON FOR KIDS TO GET FIRED))
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And finally in health news, an animal assisted therapy program once offered at Roanoke County Schools is now available at Lewis-Gale Medical Center.
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((LEWIS-GALE FELT THIS WAS A WONDERFUL PROGRAM TO KEEP IN THE COMMUNITY SO WE COULD CONTINUE TO TREAT THE CHILDREN WHO HAD COME TO RELY ON HER PROGRAM))
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The program known as Mona's Ark uses a variety of animals to help children with disabilities ranging from a minor stroke to autism.
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((OVER THE LONG TERM CHILDREN WHO ARE WITHDRAWN OR DON'T HAVE LANGUAGE WITH OFTEN TALK TO ANIMALS BEFORE THEY'LL TALK TO PEOPLE AND WE CAN ALSO BUILD SOME FUNCTIONAL PRACTICAL SKILLS WITH THE CHILDREN))
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The program is offered Monday thru Friday. That's health review.))
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Stay with us News 7, Sunday morning will be right back.

[Ebert-Picks]


[ANCHOR=Brent]
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[WRITER=jen]
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If you're planning to take in some movies over the holidays, there are plenty of new films to check out. Roger Ebert recommends three recent releases.
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You can see Roger Ebert's and Richard Roeper's reviews today at Eleven here on Your Hometown Station.
[JOY HAS SPORTS NEXT]



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[ANCHOR=Brent]
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(Brent ad-libs intro to Grandin Court Baptist Church Handbell choir)



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[ANCHOR=Brent]
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(Brent and Joy say bye, toss to Grandin Court Baptist Church Handbell Choir for close.)


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