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Lawmakers will vote on a new budget Friday. We'll have the details of the agreement.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

And specific new allegations against former D-Day Memorial Exec Richard Burrow.

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[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Tonight on News 7 sports - former Friday Football Extra star Jamus Martin is arrested in Huntington. We'll examine on the most amazing streaks in high school sports,

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and four more area high school basketball players pick their colleges including Cave's Troy Kaase.
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The midwest has been rather hot for the last few days and now they will share the warmth. Forecast details and a midweek WeatherSchol coming up.
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News 7 is next.
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((WE WERE DOWN TO THE NITTY-GRITTY THEN THE NIT BECAME A BOULDER. :43))
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The stand-off is over.
[ANCHOR=SHannon 2-Shot]

The state has a complete budget agreement.
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Good evening, I'm Shannon Young.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


And I'm Keith Humphry.
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It is a done deal.
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It took 113 days but state lawmakers say they now have an agreement on how Virginia will spend its money.
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Richmond Bureau chief Meghan Muldoon is at the State Capitol with more details.
Keith and Shannon, budget negotiators seemed to be shooting for a smarter and safer Virginia
[LIVE=Meghan /FULL State Microwave]
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Public education is getting a lot more money and law enforcement officers and judges will get thicker wallets.
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[IN Q=VIRGINIA SUDDENLY HAS A LOT MORE MONEY]
[SUPER=03-Richmond; :]
[SUPER=01-Del. Leo Wardrup/(R) Virginia Beach; :]
[SUPER=01-Del. Kirk Cox/(R) Chesterfield Co.; :]
[SUPER=01-Del. Bill Howell/(R) Speaker of the House; :]
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(( Virginia suddenly has a lot more money to throw around and most of it seems headed for the classroom.
K-through-12 education is getting a one-point-five billion dollar boost.
State troopers, deputy sheriffs, judges and state workers will also be seeing more green.
Today's tentative agreement ends an historic impasse over tax and spending priorities but House conferees made it clear that it wasn't easy negotiating with their Senate counterparts.
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((delegate leo wardrup/r-virginia beach: we found ourselves arguing over mostly increased than spend everything we had available this year. delegate kirk cox/r-chesterfield county: suddenly things we had clearly were back on the table four or five time kind of thing is just inexcusable.)) [RUNS:31]
House conferees credit Speaker Bill Howell with breaking the deadlock.
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(( SOMETIMES ITS GOOD TO GET A FRESH FACE IN THE MIX))
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Today's agreement clears the way for a vote on Friday morning.
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It is expected to pass. budget will go into effect July 1.

[Radford-Shooting]


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Last night's double shooting in Radford has turned into a murder investigation. One of the victims has died. The other is in stable condition at the hospital.
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New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel DePompa spent the day talking to police and witnesses. Rachel what happened last night? Shannon police are calling it an apparent robbery.
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[SUPER=@Rachel1;]
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Neighbors tell me they heard yelling from inside an apartment building at the 600 block of Downey Street and then gun shots rang out.
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(( Most Radford University students along Downey street say they were studying for final exams when police lights suddenly filled the neighborhood. Others, actually heard the gunshots.

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((MATT NEESE: I WAS SITTING THERE STUDYING AND ALL OF SUDDEN I JUST HEARD SOMETHING LIKE SOMEONE WAS KICKING IN A DOOR.)) [RUNS:09]
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Witnesses say they heard as many as five shots. One stray bullet actually came through a neighbors ceiling, through the bedroom door and into the floor. Most everyone along Downey street says it was a scary night.

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((STEVEN MCBRIDE: YOU JUST REALLY DON'T EXPECT PEOPLE TO GET SHOT IN RADFORD AT ALL AND THEN WHEN IT'S RIGHT NEXT TO YOU AND YOU HAVE TO GET ESCORTED TO YOU APARTMENT BY A COP WITH A SHOT GUN, IT'S A LITTLE BIT DIFFERENT THAN YOUR NORMAL EVERYDAY THING.)) [RUNS:12]
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Neither of the victims are Radford University students. 25 year old Brian Keith Gray died at the hospital from a gunshot wound to the head. The other victim was shot in the lower back and is not being identified. He's listed in stable condition, quite possibly thanks to the quick thinking of some nearby students.

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((KIMBERLY CLANCE: ME AND MY ROOMMATE HAD BEEN TRAINED IN FIRST AIR, CPR. SO WE JUST GRABBED SOME GLOVES AND TOWELS AND EVERYTHING. AND WE HAD HIM LAY DOWN ON HIS STOMACH AND HE JUST SAT THERE UNTIL I SAW A COP COMING IN THROUGH THE PEEPHOLE AND THEN THE COP CAME AND JUST TOOK EVERYTHING FROM THERE.)) [RUNS:15]
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If you have any information call the Radford Police Detective Division at 540-731-3627
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Shannon, No arrests have been made but Radford Police do say they have some good leads.

[Burrow]


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New allegations emerged today in the fraud case against former D-Day Memorial Director Richard Burrow.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/January 30]
The government claims Burrow was still promising a 267-thousand dollar payment to the Minnesota company that provided

granite for the monument after he'd publicly announced his resignation.
[SUPER=03-Bedford/June 6, 2001]

Burrow quit about three weeks after the memorial was dedicated. In a superseding indictment returned in Charlottesville today, the government alleges Burrow told Cold Spring Granite that he was still working on getting a bank loan approved to pay the company "at least five days after Burrow had received and spent... the loan proceeds."
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[Saunders]


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An old federal mail fraud case in back in the news. Seventy-one year old Dorothy Saunders served two and a half years in the penitentiary for stealing other people's social security checks. She'd made regular restitution payments while in prison, but once she got out she quit paying. She still owes the government more than a quarter million dollars. Judge Norman Moon sent her back to prison for six months for her "willful refusal to pay."
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The Roanoke City Electoral Board wants to take a closer look at a voting machine that recorded no support for mayoral candidate Alice Hincker.
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The machine at Grandin Court Elementary recorded 182 votes for Democrat Nelson Harris, 74 for Independent Mac McCadden, but none for Hincker, the Republican nominee.
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((AT GRANDIN THEY TOLD ME THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE PEOPLE THAT SIGNED IN TO VOTE AND THE NUMBER THAT VOTED FOR MAYOR WAS 160 SOME I THINK. AND IT WON'T MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE RACE, BUT IT MAKES PEOPLE WONDER IF THERE WERE PROBLEMS WITH MACHINES, OR PROBLEMS WITH MACHINES IN OTHER PRECINCTS. ))
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Hincker has heard from supporters who say they voted for her at the Grandin Court precinct. And she says others have told her there were problems with voting machines in at least two other precincts.
Members of the electoral board plan to check the Grandin Court machine tomorrow morning.

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Hundreds of area doctors pitch in to help the uninsured.
How you can get involved when News 7 returns.
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Plus a high honor for a state trooper who died in the line of duty
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A new program will give some of the unisured in the Roanoke Valley access to FREE medical care.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
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Project Access of the Roanoke Valley kicked off today -- with nearly 3-hundred doctors agreeing to donate services.
That means Maribell Wormley can now have the knee surgery she couldn't afford.
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((MARIBELL WORMLEY/PROJECT ACCESS PATIENT; WHEN YOU NEED THINGS AND YOU'RE IN A LOT OF PAIN AND YOU CAN'T TAKE CARE OF IT AND THEN YOU CAN IT'S JUST OVERWHELMING))
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The program is designed for the working poor.
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((DR. FRANK COTTER/PROJECT ACCESS OF THE ROANOKE VALLEY; IF THEY MEET THE CRITERIA THEY WILL BE ENROLLED AND ASSIGNED A PRIMARY CARE PROVIDER AND IF THEY HEALTHCARE NEED ARISES FOR A SPECIALIST THEN WE WILL REFER THEM TO A SPECIALIST))


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[WIPE TO FS PHONE NUMBER] For more information on Project Access call 540-344-4200.
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Results are in for Iron Gate's three open Town Council seats.
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[TAKE LEADER FS RACE 375] Chris Fisher was reelected, and was the top vote-getter. Jennifer Tyree is a new addition to town council with 86 votes, and Roxanne Nicely heads back to council. She received 26 votes, the most of any write-in candidate.
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Fisher and Tyree were the only ones on the ballot and 8 candidates received write-in votes. Voters were supposed to use computerized devices, but had to revert to paper ballots.
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((ALAN WILLIAMS/IRON GATE MAYOR; ALLEGHANY COUNTY DID GET SOME ELECTRIC MACHINES IN, WE HAD ONE ON DISPLAY YESTERDAY BUT WE DIDN'T GET IT IN ON TIME TO SET IT UP TO HAVE OUR ELECTION.))
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[OUT Q=to have our election.]
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Williams says he's pleased with the results, because it affirms the citizens of Iron Gate want to remain an independent town. A few years ago Iron Gate had considered giving up its charter.
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[TAKE LEADER 295] Write-In votes helped re-elect all six Fincastle Town Council members, even if one of them wasn't running. Edward Bordett, Phebe Cress, Mitchell Bowman and Malanie Parker Jones all won their seats. [Next Page] Karen E. Willis and Mary Smith will also return to council. Smith received half of the town's 44-write in votes.
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A terrorist attack will probably never happen in Bedford County but officials there want their citizens to be prepared just in case.
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The sheriff's office this week is training community leaders on how to identify specific threats and respond to them.
It's all part of the Homeland Security Initiative and is being taught by the National Sheriff's Association.
Law enforcement and residents are learning how to pool their resources and respond to any widespread disaster or terrorist attack.
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[Stocks]


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A mixed day on Wall Street. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The DOW lost six points.
NASDAQ rose seven.
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[SPONSOR ANNOUNCE]
[COMMERCIAL]

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After nearly 20 years, a Virginia State Police sergeant who was killed in the line of duty is being memorialized a few miles away from where he died. Richard Lesko has more on the life of Sergeant James Biggs.
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(( In December of 1984, Sergeant James LeRoy Biggs was shot and killed during a traffic stop on I-64 in Alleghany County, just two miles from the West Virginia line. His assailant was convicted of the crime, and sentenced to life in prison. Almost 20 years later, his friends, family and fellow troopers gathered a few miles from the site to remember Biggs, and dedicate a bridge in his honor.
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(( 1ST SGT. ROB FRIDLEY/VIRGINIA STATE POLICE; SGT. BIGGS WAS ALWAYS SOFT SPOKEN. HE HAD A GOOD SENSE OF HUMOR TO HIM.
HE WOULD JOKE WITH YOU, MADE WORK FUN. ))
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Biggs was a Covington native, and years after joining the State Police was transferred home to supervise troopers in the Highlands.
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[IN Q=We were very close...]

((SAM WILHELM/ALLEGHANY CO. SUPERVISOR; WE WERE VERY CLOSE TOGETHER GROWING UP, I DON'T KNOW OF ANYONE ELSE THAT COULD HAVE BEEN AS CLOSE AS JIMMY AND I WERE.))
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County Supervisor Sam Wilhelm went to school with Biggs, joined the Navy with him, and both went to work at Westvaco before Biggs joined the State Police.
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[IN Q=I'm very proud...]

((SAM WILHELM/ALLEGHANY CO. SUPERVISOR; I'M VERY PROUD THAT I WAS ABLE TO SEE THIS DONE, ALMOST 20 YEARS THIS YEAR THAT HE WAS KILLED JUST A SHORT DISTANCE FROM HERE, AND LEFT BESIDE THE ROAD TO DIE. HE WAS LIKE A BROTHER TO ME.))
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The Sergeant James LeRoy Biggs Memorial Bridge is the highest in Alleghany County. His friends say that's appropriate, because he strived to be on top at whatever he did. Richard Lesko, News 7, Alleghany County.))

[Edwards]


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The face behind one of the longest running voices on National Public Radio will be revealed in Roanoke tonight.
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The Star City is the first stop on Bob Edwards' book tour. He's promoting "Edward R. Murrow and the Birth of Broadcast Journalism", a look at one of broadcasting's pioneers and the industry's heyday.
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[IN Q=I think we should all be concerned...]

((BOB EDWARDS/RADIO PERSONALITY, AUTHOR: I THINK WE SHOULD ALL BE CONCERNED ABOUT THE FUTURE OF JOURNALISM, PARTICULARLY BROADCAST JOURNALISM... THE URGE TO ENTERTAIN RATHER THAN INFORM, THE NECESSITY TO MAKE MONEY BECAUSE IN MURROW'S TIME THE NEWSROOM DIDN'T HAVE TO MAKE MONEY.))
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[OUT Q=the newsroom didn't have to make money.]
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Edwards hosted The Morning Edition on NPR for three decades until recently being reassigned. Edwards is appearing at the Jefferson Center at 7:00.
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Coming up tonight on News 7 sports - a former Friday Football Extra star is arrested. Several area hoopsters sign college papers -
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and they simply cannot be beat on their home field. Steve Mason has the story of the Blacksburg HOME-boys' soccer team.
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We begin tonight with some unfortunate news for another college football player who happens to be a former Friday Football Extra player of the week.
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[SUPER=03-Huntington, WV; :00]

Jamus Martin, a Martinsville high school grad, who is a senior defensive end at Marshall University is free on a $10 thousand dollar bond after being charged with carrying a dangerous weapon and possessing less than 15 grams on a controlled substance. The Asssociated Press says the six-three, 240 pounder was arrested Saturday night by campus police. Martin is scheduled to be in court next Wednesday to enter a plea.
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ODAC men's basketball power Hampden-Sydney has signed yet another local talent.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Last Season; :00]


Cave Spring senior Troy Kaase (CAUSE-EE) will play college basketball at Hampden-Sydney. The six foot six center was all state this past season and first team all region and district. He averaged 18 points and almost 11 rebounds this past season. Kaase also broke Cave Spring's school record for blocked shots.
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A trio of Parry McCluer basketball players will test the waters at the college level.
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[SUPER=03-Buena Vista; :00]


Chelsea Lund will attend Southern Virginia University. She averaged 11 points and six rebounds a game for the Fighting Blues this past season. The all district player will have some family company.
Brother Austin, also a Parry McCluer senior, will play basketball at Southern Virginia University, as well. And earlier this morning another of Nelson Fox's players signed. And one of the school's top students - Shane Ferguson signed with Florida Tech. Ferguson is also one of the Blues' top cross country runners.
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9-0 and 1 Blacksburg beat eighth ranked Hidden Valley last night at Bill Brown Stadium, a place, that Steve Mason says, has been the 12th man for the Bruins.
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[SUPER=01-Shelley Blumenthal/Has Won 6 State Titles at Blacksburg; :34]
[SUPER=01-Eric Eversole/Blacksburg Senior Midfield; :55]
[SUPER=01-Neil Mutispaugh/Blacksburg Senior Captain; 1:14]
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((The Bill Brown Stadium scoreboard seems to always be in Blacksburg's favor. The Bruins have not lost on this field since June of 1996. ((:)) ((:)) Tradition built on seven double A boys soccer state championships and an eight year home streak can also mean incredible pressure. ((:))
The home streak is also aided by the fact the Bruins are playing with a slight chip on their shoulders. Blacksburg graduated 8 starters off last years state runner up team.)) ((:))
((STEVE MASON:BILL BROWN'S TREMENDOUS CONTRIBUTION SPANNED 35 YEARS AT BLACKSBURG HIGH SCHOOL. BRUINS FOOTBALL COACH DAVE CRIST, WHO COACHED WITH BROWN BEFORE HE RETIED IN 1983, SAID BILL ALWAYS KNEW HOW TO GET THE MAXIMUM OUT OF PEOPL E. THE BLACKSBURG SOCCER TEAM IS FOLLOWING HIS LEAD AT HIS STADIUM. STEVE MASON NEWS 7 SPORTS.))