[7Wx-Headline]

[ANCHOR=Kim]

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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Clouds will be rolling in today, with a better chance of rain by tomorrow.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has details, coming up in the forecast.





[7-Finney]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=kor]
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Authorities are investigating a murder in Henry County. They say 28 year old Fredriquez Monzale Finney of Martinsville was found lying in the parking lot off V-C Drive yesterday afternoon. He died from multiple gunshot wounds. Authorities say someone took off in the vehicle that Finney had been driving.
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[Take FS Car Description] They're looking for a white 1997 four door Ford Expedition with Virginia License Plate 6-1-8-7 L-J.
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[Take Henry Co. Phone Number FS] Anyone who has information is encouraged to call the Henry County Sheriff's Office at (276) 638-8751.
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[7-AM-City-Clinic]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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One group that opposes the proposed methadone clinic in Roanoke says it'll use civil disobedience and even the Internet to keep the clinic from operating. Members will lay out more details of their plans later today.
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[VO-NAT from 03-33 1:52:56]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Week;]

Roanoke's chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference says the proposed clinic's location in northwest Roanoke amounts to economic racism, targeting a minority area viewed as less likely to see strict zoning enforcement. They say it should go instead near a hospital setting.
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[7-11Deer-Hunting]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=03-35 TC1:49:59]
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Sharpshooters have begun hunting deer in efforts to reduce the population of deer within the Roanoke City limits.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


The former police officers hired to implement the city's deer management program were out early yesterday morning.
Officials insist that safety is their top priority, but that assurance hasn't quieted criticism of the program.

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[SOT 02:20:51]
[IN Q=No matter how careful]

((SUSAN FRIEDMAN: NO MATTER HOW CAREFUL YOU TRY TO SCREEN THE AREA, I THINK THERE'S ALWAYS GOING TO BE ROOM THERE FOR DANGEROUS SURPRISES.))
[SUPER=01-Susan Friedman/Roanoke Resident;]
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[OUT Q=room for dangerous surprises.]
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Sharpshooters will initially work on public property that has been reviewed for safety.
They will use a special remington rifle equipped with a scope and noise suppression.
And Officials say shots will be taken from an elevated position to minimize the risk of stray bullets.

[7-11Boucher-Arsenal]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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The Defense Department has awarded 2 major contracts to the Radford Army Ammunition plant.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford;]


The contracts total more than 130 million dollars and could create up to 180 new jobs.
The facility will soon be nation's only manufacturer of TNT.
The Arsenal will also be making 25 millimeter training ammunition.
Congressman Rick Boucher is also urging the Department of Defense to create a new multi-million dollar plan to upgrade the entire plant.
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[55-WXHeads]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=kor]
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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Temperatures will be milder today with highs in the 60s.
Meteorologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the Tuesday forecast, right after the news.

[55-Rice]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=tco]
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Attorney's for the man accused of killing two hikers on the Appalachian Trail say they can prove their client didn't do it.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville/April 2002]

Darrell David Rice's lawyers say the hairs recently found on crime evidence do not match his D-N-A. Both attorney's said the F-B-I examined three hairs found on clothing scattered around the campsite where Julianne Williams and Laura "Lollie" Winans were killed in 1996.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]

The report is another blow for prosecutors, who last month asked a federal judge to delay Rice's trial so they could examine the hairs and retest other evidence that did not belong to the victims or Rice.

[55-11I-81]


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[WRITER=jda]
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The Virginia Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration have signed an agreement to begin the environmental study of Interstate 81.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


The first tier of the study will consider major issues, including the use of tolls, rail alternatives and the segregation of cars and trucks. Officials hope it will be completed by mid-2005.
The plan also promises many opportunities for input from local governments, special interest groups and the public at large.
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[55-11Dan-River]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=dse]
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Textile maker Dan-River will have to cut jobs after a dismal third-quarter...but not in Danville.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville/File Tape]


The company said yesterday it lost 103.5 million dollars in the third quarter. Sales were down nearly 30 percent.

Dan River's closing a manufacturing facility in Sevierville (Severe-ville) , Tennessee, eliminating 416 jobs.
Most of the work that's performed there will be moved to Danville.
The company says the fourth quarter doesn't look any better and it's already scheduled several weeks of production downtime.
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[55-11SOL-results]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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More than three-quarters of Virginia's schools are getting high marks on their S-O-L scores.
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Education officials say seventy-eight percent of the state's 18-hundred schools are now fully accredited.
That is a 13 point improvement from last year when only 65 percent met the standard.
Schools earn full accreditation what at least 70 percent of students pass mandatory tests in English, math, science and history.
Even though 404 schools in the state failed to meet that mark, education officials say Virginia is still doing better than other states.
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[SOT 13:55:55]
[IN Q=WHAT IS SAYS IS WE STILL HAVE]

((BELLE WHEELAN/VA. SECRETARY OF EDUCATION: WHAT IT SAYS IS WE STILL HAVE SOME WORK TO DO BUT WE'VE BEEN IN THE BUSINESS A LOT LONGER THAN A LOT OF OTHER STATES AND WE'VE MADE A LOT MORE PROGRESS THAN A LOT OF THE OTHER STATES.))
[SUPER=01-Belle Wheelan/Va. Secretary of Education]
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[OUT Q=A LOT MORE PROGRESS THAN A LOT OF THE OTHER STATES.]
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[VO-NAT]


In 1998, the first year of S-O-L testing, only two percent of the commonwealth's schools earned full accreditation.


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[8Wx-Headline]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Cut-ins]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Mornin' Report]



Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
Aside from a few passing showers, we'll see a mixture of sunshine and clouds today with warm highs in the 60s.
Metereologist Leo Hirsbrunner has the complete forecast, right after the news.





[8-2-Finney]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=am cutins]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation]


Henery County authorities are not sure what led up to the fatal shooting of a Martinsville man. They say 28 year old Fredriquez Monzale Finney was found lying in a parking lot off V-C Drive yesterday afternoon. He died from multiple gunshot wounds. Authorities say someone took off in the vehicle that Finney had been driving.
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[Take FS Car Description] They're looking for a white 1997 four door Ford Expedition with Virginia License Plate 6-1-8-7 L-J.

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[Take Henry Co. Phone Number FS] Anyone who has information is encouraged to call the Henry County Sheriff's Office as (276) 638-8751.
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[8-2-11Picard]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=mjo]
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Some of the nation's top forensic experts will be in Franklin County to testify in a capital murder case that hinges on a footprint.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rocky Mount;]


As the trial of Christopher Picard started, prosecutors decided NOT to seek a death sentence, saying it didn't rise to standards required by law.
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co./September 2002;]


Lori Metts Hodges Boyd, a Franklin County teacher's aide and bus driver, was found strangled in her burning car in September of last year.
Prosecutors say footprints and fingerprints implicate Picard.
Defense attorneys say he touched some of the items after stumbling across them in a field.
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[SOT 20:06]
[IN Q=Lori Metts Hodges Boyd]

((WILLIAM STANLEY/DEFENSE ATTORNEY: LORI METTS HODGES BOYD WAS A GREAT PERSON AND THAT IS UNCONTESTED BUT WHAT WE HAVE IS A MAN WHO HAS SPENT 13 MONTHS IN JAIL NOW FOR A CRIME HE DID NOT COMMIT.))
[SUPER=01-William Stanley/Defense Attorney;]
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[OUT Q=he did not commit.]
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[VO-NAT]


Defense attorneys say thousands of shoes similar to Picard's were sold at Walmart.
They've called more than 60 witnesses to fight the charges.
The former head of the FBI crime lab who testified in the O.J. Simpson trial will be there.
So will an expert from the Laci Peterson murder case.
Opening arguments will begin this morning.
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[8-TN-Shootings]


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The creator of the video game, "Grand Theft Auto" is asking a federal judge to dismiss the 246 million dollar lawsuit,claiming free- speech protection. It's being blamed for two teenage boys shooting a pair of motorists-- including one from Virginia-- on a Tennessee interstate.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


Sixteen-year-old William Buckner and his 14-year-old stepbrother, Joshua Buckner admitted that they randomly shot at motorists last June.
They killed Aaron Hamel of Knoxville, Tennessee and severely wounded Kimberly Bede of Moneta.
Bede has since moved to North Carolina.
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[8-SchoolBoard]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Roanoke teachers came together at last night's school board meeting concerned over the recent death of a fellow teacher.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

More than 70 teachers at Monday night's meeting feel the school system needs to do a better job supporting its teachers.
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[SOT 13:53:11]
[IN Q=Please look through]

((JEAN WARREN/ROANOKE CITY TEACHER: PLEASE LOOK THROUGH OUR EYES WHEN HOW FRIGHTENING IT IS TO HAVE OUR DIGNITY STRIPPED AS A PROFESSIONAL TO THINK THAT IT IS FROM THE STUDENT'S STANDPOINT THAT THEY COME OVER OURS.))
[SUPER=03-Jean Warren/Roanoke City Teacher;]

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[OUT Q=come overs ours]
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[VO-NAT]

School officials still insist they followed proper procedure in the investigation of Ron Mayfield, but one school board member wonders if there should be changes.
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[SOT 13:44:04]
[IN Q=I am always troubled]

((MELINDA PAYNE/SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER: I AM ALWAYS TROUBLED WHENEVER WE LOSE GOOD TEACHERS NO MATTER WHAT THE WHY IT HAPPENS. I JUST HOPE THAT WE LEARN FROM THIS AND I THINK WE HAVE. SOME THINGS WILL BE CHANGING.))
[SUPER=01-Melinda Payne/School Board Member;]

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[OUT Q=will be changing]
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[VO-NAT]

(------------) Since last night the school board only listened no one is cure when any changes will take place.