[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Shannon]

LAte breaking news tonight-- A verdict tonight in the Knox case.
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And Halloween rocks downtown Roanoke.
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[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
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Coming up tonight on News 7 sports - Virginia hopes to break out of a logjam in the ACC standings. Tech looks to break back into the national scene against Miami.
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[VO-NAT]

And Cup driver Ward Burton gets a little too frisky this afternoon during qualifying at Phoenix.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


Get your outdoor stuff done while you can. Sunshine and near 80 degrees expected this weekend.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 3-Shot]


News 7 is next.
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[VO-NAT]


Just a day after saying it was deadlocked, the jury has a verdict in the case against Doctor Cecil Knox.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]


Good evening, I'm Shannon Young.

[Standby-Knox]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Cecil Knox]

We learned less than 15 minutes ago the jury in the Knox case has reached a decision.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday;]

We are now waiting for the verdicts to be announced. Charges against Knox include illegal drug distribution, conspiracy, mail fraud, health care fraud and obstruction of justice. Keith Humphry is at the Roanoke federal courthouse. He will join us live at as soon as the verdicts are announced.
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[Knox]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=28:420 on 03-44]
[GRAPHIC=Cecil Knox]

The verdicts have just been announced -- in the trial of pain Doctor Cecil Knox and his two co-defendants.
[ROANOKE DOUBLE BOXES=Shannon & Keith/Microwave;]

Keith Humphry is outside the Roanoke federal courthouse with details.
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[Radford-Police]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=]
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Radford's Police Chief and two police officers have been indicted on misdemeanor charges following a state police investigation.
Chief Wesley Terry is charged with petit (petty) larceny, malfeasance in office and three counts of obtaining criminal history information under a false pretense.
Officers Peter Rutzinski and Christopher Caldwell were each indicted for a single offense of malfeasance in office.
According to a news release from special prosecutor Fred King, the indictments allege that the three officers conducted a search without a proper warrant, and that chief Terry took a knife and sheath from the residence.
All three have been placed on administrative leave.

[Cow-Update]


[ANCHOR=Shan]
[NEWSCAST=6 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=03-43 TC28:57]
[GRAPHIC=None]

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office is investigating the possible killing of three more cows. A sergeant says one of his deputies is on the scene in the Rustic Ridge area of the county but has yet to confirm what was reported late this afternoon as a shooting.
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[VO-NAT :20]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./Monday;]

Last weekend, two pregnant cows on a farm in Riner were shot and killed. One of the cows and her calf died. The other is still alive... the fate of her calf unknown. No arrests have been made.
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[Grant]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=03-42 TC43:25]
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A former election official from Lynchburg was fined today in federal court.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

But Al Grant avoided a prison term. The sentencing guidelines in his case called for a range of punishments between zero and six months, plus a fine of up to 10-thousand dollars. As a member of the Electoral Board in Lynchburg, Grant charged city taxpayers for personal trips he and his girlfriend took to Hilton Head and Washington, D-C. Grant must pay a 5-thousand dollar fine, and he's supposed to perform 100 hours of community service.
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((AL GRANT/FORMER LYNCHBURG ELECTORAL BOARD MEMBER; CERTAINLY I'VE BEEN PRODUCTIVE. I'M GOING TO CONTINUE TO BE PRODUCTIVE IN VARIOUS ACTIVITIES.))
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[VO-NAT]

Grant's attorney, Tony Anderson, said his client hopes to be able to complete his community service time working for his church.
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((MIKE DOUCETTE/PROSECUTOR; IT'S UP TO THE PROBATION OFFICER TO DECIDE IF THAT IS APPROPRIATE COMMUNITY SERVICE... FOR HIS CHURCH.))
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The funds from the fine will go to the federal government. Grant is also supposed to re-pay the City of Lynchburg the 9-thousand dollars he misappropriated.

[Ward]


[ANCHOR=SHannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=03-33 TC1:51:13]
[GRAPHIC=None]

A heroin addict was sentenced today to serve about five and a half years in prison.
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[VO-NAT]

Benjamin H. Ward was armed with only a pellet gun. It had a 12-inch barrel and the tellers didn't know the mock revolver wasn't the real thing.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/May 7]

The hold up happened on the day last Spring that TWO Valley Bank branches were held up in the Roanoke Valley within 20 minutes of one another. Ward was sentenced to 65 months in prison and ordered to pay back the $3,000 he got in the bank robbery.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[SS=None]

Ward got a break on the sentence, based on "substantial assistance" to the government, though the U-S Attorney wouldn't say what information Ward was able to provide.

[Iraq-Mission]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=03-38 TC1:12:12]
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A Roanoke Valley pastor who has travelled to many of the world's trouble spots, is now packing his bags for Baghdad.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


David Fuller is the director of the Christian ministry, "Answering the Call."
He has led more than a dozen missions to southern Sudan, and has also witnessed conflicts in other parts of the world.
In Iraq, he hopes to network with other groups to provide humanitarian relief and Christian ministry.
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[IN Q=I just believe very strongly]

((I JUST BELIEVE VERY STRONGLY THAT JESUS IS NOT ALL THAT CONCERNED ABOUT OUR STEEPLES AND OUR CHURCH HOUSES AND INSTEAD IS VERY CONCERNED ABOUT PEOPLE WHO ARE IN SITUATIONS LIKE IRAQ, OR LIKE SOUTHERN SUDAN, CONGO, KASHMIR. SITUATIONS WHERE THERE IS SUFFERING.))
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[OUT Q=where there is suffering.]
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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Fuller and two associates will leave Roanoke Monday.
They expect to reach Baghdad by midweek.[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[SS=NONE]


Two candidates thrust into the spotlight.
Still ahead on News 7, we'll look at the race for Sheriff in Campbell County.
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[VO-NAT]


And these guys aren't criminals... they're costume contest winners.
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[Warner-taxes]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=03-45 TC21:54]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Virginia's most powerful legislator has a message for Governor Warner...don't raise taxes.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@file]


House Speaker Bill Howell told the governing board of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce that he is opposed to sweeping tax reform.
The Republican's comments come as a bipartisan group of lawmakers is working to modernize the state's tax code.
Warner says he still plans to release his own tax reform plan in a few weeks.
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((GOV. MARK WARNER: WHAT I CONTINUE TO URGE LEGISLATORS TO DO IS THEY ARE GOING TO HAVE PLENTY OF TIME TO WEIGH IN PRO OR CON AND THEY OUGHT TO HOLD THEIR POWDER DRY AND LOOK AT THE SPECIFICS OF THE PLAN.))
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[VO-NAT]


Howell said solving the state's budget problems with tax increases is short-sighted.
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[Methadone-Clinic]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=03-49 TC06:48]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Officials in Roanoke County expected the methadone clinic controversy to end up in court... and now they face a lawsuit in the case.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Life Center of Galax wants to open the Roanoke County clinic near the intersection of Colonial Avenue and Ogden Road.
The center has already filed appeals with the Board of Supervisors and the Board of Zoning Appeals.
And Wednesday it filed the lawsuit in circuit court to clear the way for the drug treatment program.
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[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
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A fairly quiet end to the week on Wall Street. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The DOW rose 14 and a half points.
NASDAQ dropped about half a point.
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[Campbell-Sheriff]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=03-40 TC52:53]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2003]


Between them they have about fifty years of law enforcement experience. So, regardless of no matter who's elected sheriff next week, Campbell County residents will have a well-seasoned man on the job.
Steve Smallshaw spoke with the two men hoping to take the place of Robert Maxey.
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Campbell County has 500 miles of roads to patrol, and Mike Milnor and Terry Gaddy both figure they've covered just about every one of them over the last several months.
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((MA'AM I'M MIKE MILNOR, I'M SHERIFF HERE IN CAMPBELL COUNTY..))
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For Milnor, 22 years in police and public safety work has led to this...appointed interim sheriff in August when Buddy Maxey retired, Milnor hopes his lengthy resume of both field and administrative experience will keep him in office.
[SOT 11:54:36]

((MIKE MILNOR/CAMPBELL CO. SHERIFF: THE LAST TWO MONTHS AS THE INTERIM SHERIFF HAS BEEN A REAL EYE-OPENER FOR ME TOO. EVEN THOUGH IT'S SOMETHING I'VE ALWAYS WANTED TO DO, I THINK UNLESS YOU'VE EVER ACTUALLY SAT IN THAT CHAIR YOU DON'T REALIZE HOW STRESSFUL AND HOW COMPLEX THE JOB IS.))
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(( GETTING OUT THE BROCHURES, MAKING SURE I GET EVERYBODY TO THE POLLS ON NOVEMBER THE FOURTH..))
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Terry Gaddy announced back in February he was running for sheriff and was promptly fired by his boss Buddy Maxey.


Maxey later re-instated Gaddy and decided to retire himself.. but Gaddy says the situation angered a lot of people.. and that will help him on Tuesday.
If elected, he'll draft a "Deputy's Bill of Rights" to make sure it never happens again.
[SOT 13:21:31]

((LT. TERRY GADDY/CAMPBELL CO. SHERIFF'S CANDIDATE: DEPUTIES ARE ALWAYS SCARED TO COME OUT AND CAMPAIGN FOR SOMEBODY OTHER THAN WHOM THEY'RE WORKING FOR, FOR THEY MAY BE FIRED FOR DOING SO. THAT'S GOING TO BE A BIG ISSUE AND ONE I'M GOING TO IMPLEMENT JANUARY ONE.))
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Both men say if they win, the other still has a job within the department if he wants it.
It's a decision one of them will have to make next week.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Campbell County. ))


[Recap-Knox]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Knox]

We have more information now on the verdicts in the trial of Doctor Cecil Knox and his two co--defendants.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday;]


It's a clean sweep for the defense .. NOT guilty .. on all counts for which the jury could reach verdicts. Jurors did NOT issue a single guilty verdict on any of the dozens of charges against the three. Prosecutors say they will re-try all charges for which there is not yet a verdict. We will have the full story and reaction on News 7 at 11.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]

Coming up tonight on the Big 7 - the Cup cars are in Phoenix turning left this afternoon. UVa faces a make or break game tomorrow in Raleigh.
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[VO-NAT]

And speaking of make or break - the Hokies look for redemption tomorrow night against Miami.
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[S-Hokies]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-160 11759tc]
[GRAPHIC=TECH/MIAMI]


The Hokies and Canes are about 25 hours away from their top 10 kickoff tomorrow night at Lane Stadium. Governor Warner and Senator Allen will be among the 66 thousand fans who hope to help the Hokies get back on track. In a word it will be deafening.
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[S-Canes]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-155 TC10440]
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Miami quarterback Brock Berlin has never been to Blacksburg, but is no stranger to big games from his days as a Florida Gator. Berlin isn't planning on having a bad night in his first trip to Lane Stadium.
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[S-Cavs]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-161 TC1136]
[GRAPHIC=ACC Football]


Virginia can separate itself from some of its ACC counterparts with a win tomorrow at NC State as the Cavs look to head down the home stretch on the right foot.
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[OUT Q=up to it again this time."]
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[SUPER=03-Charlottesville/2002 Uva vs. N.C. State; :]


The 'Pack has lost four of five to UVA and Chuck Amato's team knows exactly what to expect from the Wahoos.
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[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-158 10737TC]
[GRAPHIC=NASCAR 2003]

The Winston Cup cars are out west for the second to last race of the season. It's Phoenix today and then Rockingham and then Miami.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Phoenix, AZ/Speed; :00]

Phoenix is a mile and a half long, and today it was a little too quick for Ward Burton. He tried to win the pole on his second lap - but backed it into the wall. Let's check the entire starting grid.
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[go to qualifying chyron] [GO TO QUALIFYING BOARDS]
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[SUPER=0107-1. Ryan Newman//2. Brian Vickers//3. Jimmie Johnson//4. Jeff Gordon//5. Rusty Wallace//;]
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[SUPER=0107-6. Tony Stewart//7. Kurt Busch//8. Dave Blaney//9. Casey Mears//10. Joe Nemechek//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-11. Dale Earnhardt, Jr.//12. Mark Martin//13. Kevin Harvick//14. Elliott Sadler//15. Sterling Marlin/;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-16. Jeremy Mayfield//17. Michael Waltrip//18. Bill Elliott//19. Terry Labonte//20. Ward Burton//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-21. Todd Bodine//22. Jamie McMurray//23. Mike Wallace//24. Bobby Labonte//25. Greg Biffle//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-26. Kenny Wallace//27. Jeff Burton//28. Scott Wimmer//29. Jimmy Spencer//30. Ricky Rudd//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-31. Robby Gordon//32. Larry Foyt//33. John Andretti//34. Ken Schrader//35. Johnny Benson//;]
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[SUPER=0107-36. Kyle Petty//37. Matt Kenseth//38. Ricky Craven/Prov/39. Dale Jarrett/Prov/40. Steve Park/Prov/;]
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[SUPER=0107-41. Tony Raines/Prov/42. Jeff Green/Prov/43. Kevin Lepage/Prov/;]
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[Costume-Contest]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=03-39 TC1:11:23]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Creative costuming paid off in more than candy for a handful of downtown Roanoke employees today.
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((LET ME HEAR YOU SAY, OOH, AH, OHH, AH.))
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[VO-NAT]

A chain gang of Carilion workers highlighted a costume contest put on by radio station Z101 and Downtown Roanoke Incorporated. 31-contestants showed off garb from the mundane to the macabre.
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[SOT 39:05-39:13]
[IN Q=Last year I was laundry...]

((MAUREEN JONES/"POTTED PLANT" - ORIGINAL COSTUME: LAST YEAR I WAS LAUNDRY. IT'S JUST SOMETHING I SAW AT HOME AND WAS LIKE, I CAN DO THAT, THAT'S EASY ENOUGH.)) [BUTT BUTT BUTT]
[SOT 40:41-40:51]

((ANNETTE TURNER/"NAIL GUN ACCIDENT" - SCARIEST COSTUME: I DO IT EVERY YEAR. AACTUALLY, I WAS TRYING OUT FOR AN EPISODE OF TRADING SPACES AND MY NAIL GUN JUST WENT CRAZY.))
[SUPER=01-Maureen Jones/"Potted Plant" - Original Costume;]
[SUPER=01-Annette Turner/"Nail Gun Accident" - Scariest Costume;]
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[OUT Q=nail gun just went crazy.]
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[VO-NAT :07]

The chain gang earned honors for Funniest costume. All prizes were donated by downtown merchants. (------------)