[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

Police take evidence from the scene of a deadly house fire in Roanoke.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

And, the DMV changes hours... again.
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[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
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Tonight on News 7 sports - Jerry Nadeau is doing better. Emmitt looks weird in those Cardinal colors. And a James River hurler is mowing them down.
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[VO-NAT]

And Shaq and the Lakers get ready to limber up tonight as Rouns two in the NBA playoffs begins.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


More clouds than sun this week and we will have to duck from some thunderstorms as well. Details coming up.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 4-SHot]


News 7 is next.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


One of the victims in yesterday's fire in Roanoke has died.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Now police are investigating a stabbing as well.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


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


And I'm Shannon Young. [Roanoke-Fire]
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[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=03-19 TC08:08]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

A spokesman for Carilion Hospitals confirmed that 49-year old Jo Ann Huffman had died.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

And now there are indications the other person rescued from the burning King Street house had been stabbed in the back.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday]

According to a search warrant affidavit filed in Circuit Court today, Robin Anderson's wife, Jill, told police her husband had a 3-quarter inch stab wound on his lower back. When they asked him if he'd been stabbed in relation to the fire, Robin Anderson was only able to nod affirmatively. Police searched the house at 2703 King Street and seized several sharp objects.
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[Callaway-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=03-08 TC1:33:08]
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Investigators are still looking for the cause of a fire in Franklin County.
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[VO-NAT :19]
[SUPER=03-Callaway;]

Charred rubble is what's left of Wayne Angell's lawn and auto center in Callaway. He says a blaze quickly burned through the building on Friday around 9 p-m. Angell serves as Chairman of the Franklin County Board of Supervisors in addition to running some local businesses. Cleaning up the mess is his first priority.
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[SOT 00:03:14]
[IN Q=WE PROBABLY]

((WAYNE ANGELL/BUSINESS OWNER; WE PROBABLY WILL DO SOMETHING HERE I DON'T IF WE'LL TRY TO DO THE BROADER BASED YOU KNOW AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR LAWN AND GARDEN AND HARDWARE AND THOSE SORTS OF THINGS.))
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[OUT Q=SORTS OF THINGS.]
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[VO-NAT]

Angell and his brother have owned the building for 31-years. They have some insurance coverage. He says parts of the building dates back to 18-50 when it was used as a country general store.
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[Indictments]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=03-07 TC2:00:55]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Invest]

Several homicide indictments were handed up today in Roanoke.
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[VO-NAT]

Clinton Andrew Brathwaite was charged with capital murder in the death of Angela Arrington and three of her four children.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/April 4]

It happened last month at her Madison Avenue home. The children were eight, 10 and 13. Brathwaite had already been charged in the murders, but today Grand Jury action added four counts of capital murder, one ATTEMPTED capital murder charge and five firearms charges. A couple of old homicide cases have resulted in charges, too. Twenty-one year old Brandon Green was indicted in the 2001 death of David Lee Tickle of Draper.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[SS=None]

Twenty-nine year old Michael Eugene Johnson was indicted today for voluntary manslaughter in the death last June of 41-year old Christopher Swanson McCoy. Police say McCoy had identified Johnson as the gunman before he died the day after the shooting.


[City-Council]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#03-06 TC1:56:04]
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The city of Roanoke is declaring a new event zone and a new organization that could bring more festivals and events downtown.
Today City Council gave its blessing to a merger between the city Special Events Committee and Festival in the Park.
[Double Boxes=Keith and JoeD/Microwave]


Joe Dashiell is outside the municipal building tonight with more on this new alliance and what it will mean for downtown entertainment.
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(Rollcue:live up to its reputation a festival city. )
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[Tech-Fatal]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6 PM]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=03-20 TC07:36]
[GRAPHIC=Accident]


An accident in Montgomery County last month has taken the life of a Virginia Tech freshman.
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[VO]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./April 26;]


Virginia State Police say 18-year-old Ashley Kruegar was one of six Virginia Tech students riding in a Ford Explorer that lost control on Interstate 81, ran into the median and rolled.
Kruegar died yesterday at Carilion Memorial Hospital in Roanoke.
The 19-year-old student who was driving the Explorer has been charged with reckless driving. Police believe he fell asleep at the wheel.
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[DMV]


[ANCHOR=SHannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=netE]
[GRAPHIC=DMV]


The D-M-V is changing its operating hours again.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Week;]

Beginning this week, customer service centers will open earlier on Thursdays. In Roanoke it's now 8 a-m. Operating hours on Thursdays had been changed to 10 a-m because of budget cuts but officials say people prefer to go to DMV first thing in the morning. Just last week, the Roanoke D-M-V had long lines of people who thought the office was open at 8. The office decided to open at 9 am to accommodate the crowd. You can go to DMV's website to check the operating hours at your local service center.
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[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
[SS=NONE]


A shaky afternoon for parts of Virginia.
More on an earthquake here in the Commonwealth when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


And some area vets will be soon trade in their old wheels and ride in style.
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[Breast-Cancer]
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[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=03-17 TC08:01]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Carilion hopes to give more women a fighting chance against breast cancer by opening a new care center at Community hospital.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The new center will double the number of women Carilion can screen and test for cancer.
The company hopes the move will reduce the number of women who die from the disease.
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[SOT1:30:39]
[IN Q=Women who will come to this center]

((DR. F. LEE TUCKER:WOMEN WHO WILL COME TO THIS CENTER ARE WOMEN THAT HAVE A MAMMOGRAM ALREADY THAT HAS FOUND TO BE ABNORMAL OR A LUMP IN THE BREAST AND HAVE BEEN REFERRED IN FOR A WORK-UP. WHAT THEY WILL FIND IS STATE OF THE ART EQUIPMENT, SHORT WAIT TIMES ))
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[OUT Q=short wait times]
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[VO-NAT]


The center has several mammography and ultrasound machines, as well as two computer aided detection systems.
One breast cancer survivor who attended the dedication and ribbon cutting says she believes it will give women a better chance of survival.
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[SOT1:33:20]
[IN Q=It's important because it give hope for the future]

((SHERRY KWELLER/BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR: IT'S IMPORTANT BECAUSE I THINK IT GIVES HOPE FOR THE FUTURE AND. I THINK THE MOST IMPORTANT THING IS EARLY DIAGNOSIS AND IN MY EXPERIENCE WITH BREAST CANCER MINE WAS DONE WITH A REGULAR MAMMOGRAM ))
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[OUT Q=with a regular mammorgram]
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[VO-NAT]


Carilion also has three other screening locations.
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[Brookville-Park]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=03-09 TC1:19:30]
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That familiar teenage complaint that "there's nothing to do around here" will soon no longer ring true in Campbell County.
County officials today broke ground on the first of five new recreational facilities for the area.
Steve Smallshaw reports.
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[IN Q=For years]
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[SUPER=01-Leroy Helferstay/Campbell Co. Supervisor; :19]
[SUPER=01-Ron Reynolds/Parks & Rec Director; :50]
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[OUT Q=News7, Campbell Co.]

(( For years it has been a glaring need in the Campbell County community.
In a survey two years ago, citizens said the lack of recreational facilities was the number one problem facing the county.
The board of supervisors got that message loud and clear and has begun digging in to make a difference.
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(( ))
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The county has bought land near each of its high school facilities, including this 43-acre tract off Leesville Road.
Here they'll spend close to three million dollars putting in ballfields, walking trails and a new library.
It will be a haven for both active and passive recreation, with a little something for everyone.
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Phase One of the project should be completed by next year.
Full development of all the sites is about a ten-year project.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Campbell County. ))

[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
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Stocks turned in a mixed showing today. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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[SUPER=440-y/51.11/8531.57/x/1.16/1504.04;]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


The DOW lost 51 points.
NASDAQ rose just over a point.
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[Earthquake]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
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An earthquake shook Central and Northern Virginia today.
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[TAKE MAP FULL]
The 3-point-9 magnitude quake was centered near Columbia on the James River.
The quake struck around 12:30 and was followed by three aftershocks.
There have been no reports of damage.
Experts say earthquakes are not that unusual in that part of the state.
The Central Virginia Seismic Zone has a history of earthquake activity.
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[Drug-czar]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=03-23 TC05:51]
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The nation's drug czar came to Virginia today with a message.
He says student drug testing is the state's best weapon in the war on drugs.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


John Walters, the head of the country's drug control policies, met with Attorney General Jerry Kilgore.
Walters says 23 percent of those treated for drug use are teenagers.
The drug czar praised Virginia for enacting a first-in-the-nation law that allows local school districts to start testing for drug use.
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[SOT 02:07:49]
[IN Q=IT'S NOT USED FOR PUNISHMENT]

((JOHN WALTERS/DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF NATIONAL DRUG CONTROL POLICY: IT'S NOT USED FOR PUNISHMENT ITS USED FOR INTERVENTION. WE HAVE 23 PERCENT OF THOSE WE HAVE TO TREAT THAT ARE TEENAGERS. WE NEED TO FIND THEM AND TREAT THEM BEFORE THEY DIE, BEFORE THEY SERIOUSLY HARM THEMSELVES OR OTHERS.))
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[OUT Q=HARM THEMSELVES OR OTHERS.]
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[VO-NAT]


Kilgore says it will be up to each school board to determine whether it wants to adopt a student drug testing policy.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
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Coming up tonight on News 7 sports - an update on Jerry Nadeau, the Lakers begin phase two of the defense of their 3-peat.
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[VO-NAT]

and we'll head to Buchanan and meet James River softball phenom Angela Tincher - a strikeout machine.
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[S-Nadeau]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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He's not out of the woods completely, but Jerry Nadeau is improving and he is aware of his surroundings. This afternoon his doctors at the VCU medical center upgraded his condition to serious but stable.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/Friday; :00]

The Danbury, Connecticut native was injured in a practice crash at Richmond this past Friday. He had to be cut out of the car and flown to the hospital where until today he was listed as being in critical condition. Doctors say that Nadeau does NOT have a skull fracture. The Doctors also say his improvement is right on course for the injuries that he sustained. The Cup series is off this weekend for its traditional Mother's Day break.

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[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-148 4232tc]
[GRAPHIC=NBA]


The second round of the NBA playoffs begins tonight in two series. The Celtics and Nets play game on in the East, while the three-time defending world champion Lakers open up their best of seven game series against the Spurs. Tonight it's game one.
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[IN Q=STATISTICS...]
[SUPER=01-Phil Jackson/Lakers Head Coach;:00 ]
[SUPER=01-Kobe Bryant/Lakers Guard; :08]
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[OUT Q=...THE MOTIVATION I NEED."]
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[S-Tony]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-144 1:07:46 ]
[GRAPHIC=Basketball]


Roanoke Catholic star point guard Tony Hairston has decided to play college hoops at Division III Washington and Jefferson of the Presidents Athletic Conference.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


Hairston averaged 13 points and four assists this past season and shot 42 percent from three point land. He was a first team all Virginia Independent Schools selection. Hairston was a three year starter for the Celtics. Roanoke College was one of Hairston's final choices as well.
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[anchor=mike]
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Haiston was also selected as the most outstanding field performer at the Cosmo track and field meet this past weekend. He triple jumped 46.7 feet and long jumped 21.5 feet.

[S-Tincher]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-145 TC11237]
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The James River Knights softball team is 10 and 1 this season, riding the arm strength of pitcher Angela Tincher, who earlier this season threw a perfect game at Bath County, striking out all 15 batters she faced. Travis Wells has more on the junior hurler from Buchanan.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Buchanan; :00]
[SUPER=01-John Shotwell/James River Head Coach; :18]
[SUPER=01-Angela Tincher/84 Strikeouts this Season; :35]
[SUPER=01-Denny Tincher/Volunteer Assistant Coach; :48]
[SUPER=@travis2; 1:31]
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((At first glance, Angela Tincher doesn't look very intimidating, but with a fastball that frequently tops the 60 mile an hour mark, the A student is the also the Queen of K's, striking out 84 batters in just five appearances on the mound.
John:
Softball has become a family affair for Tincher. Her father Denny is a volunteer coach with the Knights who works almost exclusively with the team's pitching staff.
Angela: Denny:
In her quest for perfection, Tincher, who missed the first 6 games of the season with a quad injury, has adopted a rigorous training regimen.
Denny: Angela:
The Knight's lost in the state semifinals a year ago. The only bump in the road so far this season, an early season loss to Glenvar. In Buchanan, Travis Wells, News 7 Sports.))

[S-Emmitt]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-142 1:25:54]
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After 13 seasons in Dallas NFL career rushing leader Emmitt Smith worked out for his new team over the weekend.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Phoenix, AZ; :00]


Smith practiced during the Cardinals five session mini camp and he does not feel like a rookie with his new team. Seeing number 22 in different colors has been a bit shocking to everyone but Smith.
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[SUPER=01-Emmitt Smith/Arizona Cardinals Running Back; :00]
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[OUT Q=.....looking forward to it"]
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[Goodlatte]
[NEWSCAST=6 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=03-10 TC1:10:53]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Roanoke's Ex-Prisoners of War are a grand closer to upgrading their transportation.
[ANCHOR=SHannon 2-Shot]
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[VO-NAT :10]
[SUPER=03-Salem;]

Congressman Bob Goodlatte today presented the group with a check for one thousand twenty-five dollars. The donation is one of dozens the Republican's made over the years.
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[SOT 2:11:06-2:11:12]
[IN Q=He's so interested in veterans....]

((ELIZABETH BOWLES/ROANOKE CHAPTER, AMERICAN EX-PRISONERS OF WAR: HE'S SO INTERESTED IN VETS. HE'S ALWAYS BEEN MOST GENEROUS WITH US AND WE APPRECIATE THAT. HE'S A VERY SUPER PERSON.)) ((CONGRESSMAN BOB GOODLATTE: VETERANS WHO SERVED THEIR COUNTRY, BEEN THROUGH P-O-W CAMPS ARE UTILIZING THIS ANCIENT VAN AND IT'S BADLY IN NEED OF REPLACING.))
[SUPER=01-Elizabeth Bowles/Roanoke Chapter, American Ex-P.O.W.; :00]
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[OUT Q=badly in need of replacing.]
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The Ex-Prisoners of War say they and other veteran's organizations have raised about 13-thousand dollars for the "Van Fund" so far. They estimate the cost of the new vehicle at 55-thousand. The van is used to transport patients of the VA Hospital who rarely get the opportunity to leave the grounds. (------------)