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Are there too many students and not enough room at Virginia Tech? A look at the problem and a possible solution.
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And ringing in a new contract for workers at one big company.

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In sports, Winston Cup qualifying from Richmond, Kurt Busch drops his case against Jimmy Spencer, Martinez might not be the only quarterback for UVa tomorrow
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and sources tell news 7 sports why Marcus Vick might be missing tomorrow's JMU ggame.
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[WX-Head]
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Unless tropical storm Henri does something strange, we have a picture perfect weekend forecast. Details ahead.
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News 7 is next.
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((MIKE RIELEY/VERIZON AREA MANAGER: IT'S GOOD NEWS FOR THE COMPANY, IT'S GOOD NEWS FOR THE EMPLOYEES, IT'S GOOD NEWS FOR THE CUSTOMERS AND STOCKHOLDERS TOO, I THINK THIS IS A WIN, WIN, WIN SITUATION.))
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After months of negotiating, Verizon reaches an agreement with its union.
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Good evening, I'm Jean Jadhon. Keith and Shannon have the night off.

[Verizon]


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More than one thousand Verizon employees in Central and Southwest Virginia have been working without a contract since the beginning of August. Last night the bargaining committee unanimously approved a tentative agreement. [***VERIZON IN MONITOR***]
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Jennifer Wishon joins us now with more. Jean - both the company and union leaders agree it's been a long month,
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But they've come up with a formula both sides can live with.
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The five- year- contract gives employees a 3- percent pay raise the first year and 2- percent raise each year thereafter. Employee job security and health care benefits remain in tact - And a company spokesman says the contract allows the company to remain competitive during challenging times.
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((MIKE RIELEY/VERIZON AREA MANAGER; THERE IS STRONG JOB SECURITY LANGUAGE IN THE CONTRACT, BUT IT DOES ADDRESS THE COMPANY'S NEED FOR FLEXIBILITY IN WORK FORCE SO THE COMPANY IS PLEASED WITH THAT. AS I SAID, I THINK IT'S A GOOD CONTRACT FOR THE EMPLOYEES AND A GOOD CONTRACT FOR THE COMPANY.))
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[VO-NAT]

Employees held informational pickets during negotiations, but never walked off the job. The contract calls for joint committees to be formed a local level.
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They'll work to reduce absenteeism, which is a hot issue for the company. Local union leaders are meeting in Washington today to learn more about the contract. They'll then present it to their membership,
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but Jean, voting could take up to six weeks. That's because the contract covers nearly 80- thousand employees all along the east coast.

[Odighizuwa]


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The expelled law student accused of killing three people at the Appalachian school of law will stand trial.
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A judge today ruled that Peter Odighizuwa (Oh-Digg-ih- ZOO-wah) is mentally competent to stand trial on capital murder charges.
A Psychologist met with the former law student four times over the past year and recommended he is ready to stand trial as long as he keeps taking his medications for depression and schizophrenia.
Police say Odighizuwa (Oh-digg-ih-ZOO-wah) opened fire with a handgun at the school January 16th of last year killing the Dean, a professor and a student. Three others were also wounded.
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[Word]


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The alleged triggerman in a Southside double murder will spend the rest of his life in prison.
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Verlie Marion Word pleaded guilty to two counts of first degree murder and other charges this afternoon.
A judge then sentenced Word to two life terms plus ten years.
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Investigators believe he was the triggerman in the 1993 double murder at the Riverdale Amoco near South Boston.


23-year old Joseph Gibbons and 20-year old John LaPrade both of Lynchburg were found shot in the back of the head.
Investigators say the motive appears to have been robbery.
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Another man, Dexter Lamont Dixon, is scheduled to go on trial next week.


[Pleasants]


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The friends of a Radford University student killed three years ago, are now stepping up to help solve her murder.

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23-year-old Lori Pleasants of Danville was found strangled in her apartment in June of 2000. And despite a ten-thousand dollar reward to help catch her killer, police say they don't have any suspects. Now, some of Pleasant's friends are collecting signatures to try to get her story told on America's Most Wanted.
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((SHAWN FOLEY/FRIEND OF MURDERED RU STUDENT: THEY GET THOUSANDS OF REQUESTS A YEAR FOR HELP ON THIS KIND OF STUFF, THERE'S THOUSANDS OF MURDERS IN THE UNITED STATES. BUT WE NEED TO KIND OF DIFFERENTIATE OURSELVES WITH THE PETITION SIGNATURES FROM ALL OF THE OTHER PEOPLE.))
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Foley says they've already collected more than 600-signatures, but he hopes to collect at least twice that number.
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[Tech-Classroom]


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Overcrowded classrooms at Virginia Tech are now raising some concerns about safety. New River Valley Bureau Chief Myranda Stephens has more on the problem and a possible solution some students may not like.
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((You don't have to read the caption to see what this photo published in Thursday's Roanoke Times was about. [NATS @ 3419] [RUNS04] ((THIS AISLEWAY IS DESIGNED FOR THE NUMBER OF STUDENTS IN THE SEATS HERE.)) When Blacksburg Fire Code Official Wayne Garst saw the photo of overcrowded classrooms at Virginia Tech, he saw...
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[RUNS06] ((PEOPLE SITTING IN THE EXIT WAYS, THE EXIT ACCESS, IT DEFINITELY IS A FIRE CODE VIOLATION.)) Although it's the STATE and NOT the town that oversees fire safety codes at Virginia Tech, Garst says rules are rules.
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[RUNS09] ((THE ROOMS HAVE AN OCCUPANCY AND THE OCCUPANCY SHOULD BE POSTED WITH MAX OCCUPANCY AND ONCE THEY MEET THAT OCCUPANCY THEY SHOULDN'T HAVE ANY MORE PEOPLE IN THE CLASSROOM.)) But not everybody sees things the same way.
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[RUNS04] ((WHAT DO YOU SEE? I SEE A LOSS OF 72-MILLION DOLLARS IN STATE FUNDING.)) Virginia Tech spokesperson Larry Hincker doesn't deny the fact that students sitting in the aisles of classrooms violates state codes, but he says it's the state's fault.
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[RUNS11] ((LARRY HINCKER/VIRGINIA TECH SPOKESPERSON: WHEN HIGHER EDUCATION GETS WHACKED AWAY THAT IT DID BY THE STATE OF VIRGINIA IT'S GOING TO HAVE CONSEQUENCES. 31 WE HAVE MORE STUDENTS KNOCKING AT OUR DOOR THAN WE'VE EVER HAD BEFORE AND WE'VE HAD LESS MONEY THAN WE'VE EVER HAD BEFORE.)) Hincker says the university does try to prevent things like this from happening. He says before classes even start, the professors work with the registrar's office to get classrooms that will accomodate the number of students.
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[RUNS15] ((ONE OF THE THINGS THAT WE'RE SEEING IS BASICALLY AN ACCOMODATION MADE BY THE PROFESSOR AND THE UNIVERSITY TO TRY AND HELP STUDENTS GET THE CLASSROOMS THAT THEY NEED. AND SO IF YOU BECOME OVERLY RIGID THEN STUDENTS GET SQUEEZED OUT OF CLASSES AND THAT'S NOT RIGHT EITHER 30)) Hincker says the university will however look into the problem. He says if in fact it's an issue of overcrowding, the class will either be moved, or some students will be kicked out.
Myranda Stephens, News 7, Blacksburg. ))

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An important day for the future of I-81... the two competing plans are now in the hands of V-Dot.
That's next on News 7 at Six.
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And a midnight deadline looms for a Southside Conference Center. It could shut down.
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[I-81]


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Two private groups competing to improve Interstate 81 met another important deadline today.
Both Star Solutions and Fluor Virginia submitted detailed proposals to the Virginia Department of Transportation.

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And tonight, Joe Dashiell reports, a flurry of activity on the I-81 improvements will follow in the next few months.
JEan, VDOT is still a long way from deciding what form the interstate improvements will take,
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and which plan may have the most merit.
But the project will remain in the spotlight between now and the end of the year, as local governments and individuals get their chance to weigh in on the project.
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VDOT officials say they are working to fast track I-81 improvements, and could sign comprehensive agreements with one or both of their potential partners by the end of the year.
The proposals from Star Solutions and Fluor Virginia vary widely in scope and cost, and on key details such as the use of tolls.
During the next 60 days, they're asking local governments to weigh in on whether one or both of the proposals merit further consideration.
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((LET'S SAY YOU HAD A CONTRACT TO BUY BASEBALL UNIFORMS FOR YOUR BASEBALL TEAM AND YOU'RE SEEING WHAT THIS COMPANY OFFERS AS OPPOSED TO WHAT THIS COMPANY OFFERS, AND YOU GO TO THE TEAM MEMBERS AND SAY, IS THE PRICE GOOD? IS THE COLOR RIGHT? DO HAVE ALL THE SIZES WE NEED, RATHER THAN SAYING WE'RE GOING TO PICK THIS PARTICULAR UNIFORM.))
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Laura Bullock says individuals will also have many opportunities offer their opinions, once the environmental review gets under way. And while V-DOT hasn't offered a timetable on that, officials are promising an announcement soon.))
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Bullock says everyone should stay tuned, Jean
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because the process is picking up speed... and the project will be generating headlines, and opportunities for input through the end of the year and beyond.


[Berry-Hill]


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Time may be running out for dozens of hotel employees at the Berry Hill Conference center near South Boston.
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The Marriott Hotel chain, which operates the center, says it is preparing to fold its tent by midnight tonight.
Marriott officials say the owners of Berry Hill have violated their contract and that they have no choice but to pack up.
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((BILL CARDER/MARRIOTT BERRY HILL GM: THERE ARE SOME OBLIGATIONS BY THE OWNERS, CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATIONS BY THE OWNERS TO MARRIOTT THAT HAVEN'T BEEN MET. WE'VE BEEN IN NEGOTIATIONS TO TRY TO HAVE THEM MEET THOSE OBLIGATIONS AND SO FAR THAT HASN'T COME. HOWEVER, WE'RE STILL HOPEFUL, BUT AT THE PRESENT TIME WE'RE STILL PACKING UP THE TRUCKS.))
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Carder says if no agreement is reached, Marriott will leave at midnight tonight.
The shutdown would affect about 45 employees.
Customers are already being notified of the problem.
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There's good news for some other business owners in Halifax County.. they soon will have a strong, unified voice in county government affairs.
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Business leaders today announced the formation of "Halifax Forward".. a branch of the Halifax County Chamber of Commerce.
It's a coalition of independent business owners that will identify issues that could affect the local economy and quality of life in the county.
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((RICK HARRELL/HALIFAX FORWARD ORGANIZER: WHAT WE ARE SEEKING IS A BIGGER VOICE IN HALIFAX COUNTY FOR A PRO-BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT. AND BY DOING THAT WE BELIEVE THAT EVERYONE IN HALIFAX COUNTY WILL BENEFIT.))
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Harrell says local taxes and education are just some of the issues the group plans to focus on.
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[Stocks]


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Disappointing news on the employment sector ruined Wall Street's winning streak. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The DOW fell 85 points.
NASDAQ lost 11.
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[Missing-Couple]


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A Roanoke couple that was reported missing from an assisted living center has been found in Tennessee.
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[TAKE FULL SCREEN PICTURE]
Authorities say John and Sara Crow are O-K. The couple called their daughter yesterday from Sparta, Tennessee.
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[Police-Medic]


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He's the newest member of the State Police's local tactical team, and although he doesn't carry a gun, he could end up with the most important job.
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Emergency physician Michael Donato (duh-NAH-to) is a volunteer with the State Police's tactical unit, and is traveling with the unit to standoffs or other dangerous incidents. Even though the Division 6 headquarters is in Salem, its tactical unit can be sent anywhere in a 7-thousand square mile area.
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((MICHAEL DONATO/EMERGENCY PHYSICIAN; YOU REALLY REALIZE HOW FAR OUT AND HOW ALONE YOU ARE OUT THERE. IN THE CITY, A LOT OF THE TACTICAL TEAMS WILL TAKE CARE OF THINGS IN THE COUNTY, AND THEY HAVE E-M-S A LITTLE BIT MORE AVAILABLE. WE GO OUT TO SOME OF THESE FAR OUT AREAS, AND IT WOULD TAKE 30-40 MINUTES TO ASSEMBLE A TEAM AND GET OUT THERE.))
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Donato is just one of 65 volunteers working with the State Police, and only a handful are health care providers.
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[Sports tease]


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Virginia Tech and Virginia talk about their oppeonts tomorow on the football field, Kurt Busch drops his case agauinst Jimmu Spencer,
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and we will head to Richmond where MIke Skinner wins the pole in a back up car.
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[S-Qualify]


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Lets start on the track where Winston Cup drivers ran through Bud Pole qualifying for tomorrow night's Chevy Rock N Roll 400 at Richmond International raceway.
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There's a look at the new safe wall that has been installed at Richmond. Practices was quite scary for a few drivers as Christian Fittipaldi spins and hits the wall.
Mike Skinner also has to go to a back up car after crashing in practice. Folks will remember that Jerry Nadeau stated the season in the U.S. Army Pontiac but a horrible accident at the .75 mile track in May eventially gave way to Skinner. and in a back up car Skinner wins his 6th career pole with a speed of 125.792 miles an hour.
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[WIPE to ENG!!]
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Kurt Busch was also one of four drivers who spun in practice today, but Busch has put a positive spin on his frosty relationship with Jimmy Spencer. Today Busch dropped his assault complaint against Spencer saying that Nascar's penalties against Mr. Excitement were sufficient. Busch suffered a chipped tooth and a bloody nose during a confrontation with Spencer on August 17th at Michigan.
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[S-Nadeau]


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Skinner is the latest driver to replace Jerry Nadeau in the U.S. Army Pontiac. Today, Nadeau returned to the VCU medical center for the first time since his May second crash at Richmond. He sustained massive injuries, but the VCU staff nursed him back from critical condition.
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[S-Tech]


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The Hokies host JMU tomorrow afternoon at one o'clock at Lane Stadium. And for the Tech receivers - it's another chance to shine. 11 different players caught passes against Central Florida. And this young group is striving to prove that the preseason critics who "dogged the receiving corps" were dead wrong.

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[VO-NAT]
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Sources tell News 7 sports that Marcus Vick was suspended for tomorrow 's game was becuase, over the summer he decided to drop a class and not return to Blacksburg for another two weeks. Sources say he did drop the class but in not returning to Tech, he missed workouts and that is why he was suspended. Officals at Tech could not be reached for comment.


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UVa plays South Carolina Tomorrow in Columbia. Now Mac McDonald, the voice of the Cavaliers, told me this afternoon that injured QB Matt Schaub worked with Anthony Martinez all week and that Schaub travelled with the team without a sling and said his arm feels much better.
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[VO-NAT]
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McDonald also said that there have been several option plays installed in UVa's offensive game package for Marquis Hagans and that we should see the receiver under center tomorrow.
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The Cavaliers are favored by only three and a half points against the Gamecocks whose defense is much improved from last seasons when the wahoos won 34-21.
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[S-Skins]


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The Washington Redskins are 1 and oh after last night's 16-13 win over the Jets.
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[VO-NAT]
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Patrick Ramsey, the former first round pick, completed 17 of 23 passes for 185 yards and a touchdown. But it was his 24 yard scramble late in the game that setup the winning field goal by John Hall.
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