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Coming up on News 7-
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A surprise plea comes tonight from a man accused of killing a school bus driver.
Plus the Keagy Road.. and Slate Hills projects are up for a vote. Results coming up.
The store claims super low prices.. but some workers claim super discrimination at Walmart.
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News 7 at Eleven is next.

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((HE'S IN FACT GUILTY AND WE BELIEVED THAT ALL ALONG 11 AND WE'RE VERY SATISFIED THAT THIS THING HAS FINALLY STOPPED.))

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Just days before his trial, a Franklin County man pleads guilty to first-degree murder.
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[Picard]


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Christopher Picard was set to go to trial NEXT Monday, for the 2002 murder of Lori Metts Boyd. But in an unexpected move tonight -- Picard pled guilty to the crime. [***News 7 @ 11 IN MONITOR***]
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Myranda Stephens is here with the details. Jean, this case has been full of twists and turns ever since it began.
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So, it may not be too shocking that it would end that way too.
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((During an unusual after hours hearing Tuesday, Christopher Picard pled guilty to the murder of Lori Metts Boyd.
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((WHAT DO YOU SAY GUILTY OR NOT GUILT? PICARD: GUILTY.)) Boyd's body was found inside her burning car in September 2002 -- an autopsy revealed she had been strangled to death.
Charged with capital murder, Picard went to trial in November -- but as proceedings began, prosecutors dropped the charges to find more evidence.
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[runs11] ((WE HAVEN'T ALWAYS BEEN ABLE TO PRESENT EVERYTHING THAT WE HAD, BUT I THINK AS YOU CAN SEE WITH THE TWO ATTORNEYS THAT HE WOULD NOT HAVE PLED GUILTY IF THERE WASN'T A FACTUAL BASIS FOR THIS.)) Picard's attorneys say up until two weeks ago, they were ready to go to trial AGAIN. But new d-n-a evidence, which they wouldn't reveal, changed that plan.
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[runs06] ((THE COMMONWEALTH PRODUCED ADDT'L EVIDENCE THAT CHANGED THAT STRATEGY, AND THEN THE STRATEGY BECAME TO SAVE HIS LIFE 51)) Through a plea agreement, Picard was sentenced to three terms of life in prison for first-degree murder, kidnapping and robbery. However, all but 50-years of that sentence, was suspended, including the time Picard has already spent in jail.
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[runs08] ((WE'RE VERY GLAD THAT THE RIGHT RESULTS HAS BEEN FINALLY RELEASED WE WISH IT HADN'T TAKEN QUITE THIS LONG BUT THAT'S JUST THE WAY IT HAPPENS 08))))
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During the hearing, Picard turned to Boyd's family to apologize -- saying he was quote, "truly sorry."
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But Jean, members of the family left the court immediately after the hearing it was over, so we're not sure whether they accepted that apology. However, a spokesperson says they will prepare a statement to release later.

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There's been a change of heart for a proposed shopping center in Roanoke County
Tonight the board of supervisors decided the fate of Keagy Village Project.
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Justin McLeod is outside the Roanoke County Administration Building tonight. What was the outcome of the vote?
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[SUPER=05-Roanoke Co.]
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((ROLLCUE:...as many supporters as there are opponents.))
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[Franklin-Plane]


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A plane made an emergency landing tonight in Franklin County.
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[TAKE MAP FULL] Officials say the plane landed in the Boones Mill area near the intersection of Retreat and Bethlehem Roads. No one was hurt in the incident. State police have not confirmed the type of plane involved or what the problem was.
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[Pennington]


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Another soldier with roots in Southwest Virginia has been killed in Iraq.
Army Staff Sergeant Gregory V. Pennington if from Glade Spring in Washington County. He died yesterday.
The Defense Department says he was killed during a mortar attack on his camp in Baghdad.
The 36-year old was assigned to the First Cavalry Division based in Fort Hood, Texas.

[Hostage]


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The South Korean hostage held captive in Iraq has been killed.
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Kim Sun Il was beheaded- five days after he was taken hostage.
His killers were armed with a political message to South Korea: keep your forces out of Iraq.
But South Korea's government says it will instead send 3-thousand more troops in.
In Washington, President Bush condemned the killing.
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((THE UNITED STATES WILL NOT BE INT BY THESE PEOPLE BECAUSE WE BELIEVE STRONGLY IN FREEDOM, LIBERTY, HUMAN RIGHTS, HUMAN DIGNITY. FREEDOM TO WORSHIP. FREEDOM TO SPEAK YOUR MIND.))
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Iraq's NEW government blames some of the violence on outside forces.
Miles of unguarded borders have made it easy for militants with links to al Qaeda to slip into Iraq-
Tonight American forces did strike back, attacking a safe house in the town of Fallujah they say was used by Al Qaeda militants.
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[Wal-Mart]


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Does Wal-Mart discriminate against female workers?
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A federal judge is allowing a class-action suit to move forward that alleges the company pays female workers less and bypasses women for key promotions.
The suit could represent as many as one-point-six million current and former female workers.
Wal-Mart said it plans to appeal today's decision.
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[Low-Carb]


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Just how low can carboyhdrates go?
Some say dangerously low.
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A coalition of health experts say Americans are getting dangerously low on carbs in their diets.
The group says carbs are vital to health and depriving the body of them can lead to serious health problems.
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((REALLY WHEN WE TALK ABOUT WEIGHT LOOS ONES NOT INTERESTED IN WHAT'S ON THE BATHROOM SCALE BUT THE BODY FAT .))
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[vo-nat 05] - But why do people lose weight on a low carb diet?
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((IT DRAMATICALLY CUTS FOOD CHOICES SO IT'S EASIER TO STICK TO.))
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Schoeller says people on low carb diets lose water weight in the first few weeks and that's only temporary.
The Partnership for Essential nuitrition is asking the FDA to issue guidelines on carbohydrate claims.
It goes on to stress that to lose weight people must take in fewer calories than they burn-

[Olsen]


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There has been talk for weeks that one of the Olsen twins has an eating disorder.
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Tonight teen actress Mary Kate Olsen has entered a program to treat what a publicist says is anorexia.
Mary Kate .. along with her twin sister, Ashley turned 18 June 13th.
They've starred in several movies together including their latest film, "New York Minute."
The twins have been in the public eye since they were nine months old- when they started on the TV show "full House."
Both Mary Kate and Ashley will reportedly attend New York University this fall.
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Authorities in the New River Valley fear they may have a serial arsonist on their hands.
We'll have the latest when News 7 returns.
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Plus one of Southside's biggest employers is shrinking as it tries to climb out of bankruptcy.
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[Sports-preview]


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(( Hey folks Mike Stevens back in the News 7 Sports office as Serena begins her march to a three peat. The Glove didn't appear to fit - but he's staying in LA. It's the pits for Michael Pittman. The Horse show's king of ring is talking with us tonight. And we'll chow you more auction items up for grabs this Friday - right here on the Big 7.))
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One of Danville's biggest employers is cutting close to ten percent of its workforce.
Dan River Incorporated says it needs to trim more than 300 jobs as it tries to emerge from Chapter Eleven bankruptcy.
Steve Smallshaw reports.
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(( Dan River officials say they;'ve been trying for months to come up with a cost-cutting alternative, but in the end the ax fell on hundreds of textile workers in its Danville facilities.
The Schoolfield complex will lose its entire second shift and operate just one daytime shift from now on.. and the Piedmont comforter sectin will be trimmed from three shifts down to two.
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Senior employees will be given preference for the remaining jobs and the company is offering what it calls a 'modest' severance package to those laid off.
The announcement came Tuesday rather than the usual Friday to give every employee time to adjust.
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((WE STILL HAVE... ..IN THE ORGANIZATION.))
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[Standup] ((Dan River says its situation is not unique and that the textile industry as a whole tends to lag behind the national economy. Workers here hope it catches up before more layoffs might be necessary. Steve Smallshaw, News7, Danville.))
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[Monty-Arson]


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An arsonist is on the loose in Montgomery County.
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The Oak Forest Mobile Home park in the northern section of the county's seen three fires in two nights; a total of four in the last two months. This empty trailer caught fire around 4:30 Monday morning. Police believe they are looking for one or two people. Investigators also say the fires appear to be acts of vandalism and NOT designed to hurt anyone. The fires have caused several thousand dollars in damage. If you have any information, call the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office.
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The A-C-L-U says Virginia should shed its new restrictions on nudist camps.
That story when News 7 returns.
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Plus a former president is treated more like a rock star, as fans line up for an autographed copy of his new book.
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Teenagers have a right to take off their clothes even when their parents aren't around.
That's according to the A-C-L-U .. The group says that's why it plans to sue over a new law regulating nudist youth camps.
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The law makes it illegal for adolescents to attend a nudist camp without their parents or guardians.
The target of the new law is an annual week-long camp for children aged eleven to 18 in southeastern Virginia.
A-C-L-U officials say teens have a right to attend nudist camps.
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((KENT WILLIS/ACLU OF VIRGINIA: THIS IS THE STATE DISCRIMINATING AGAINST A CERTAIN PORTION OF THE YOUNG POPULATION, THEY'RE SAYING TEENS WHO WANT TO ATTEND A NUDIST CAMP, ALONE CANNOT BE ALLOWED TO SO IT IS A FORM OF DISCRIMINATION.))
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A spokesman for the Attorney General says the law is constitutional and the state is prepared to defend it.
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[Clinton-Book]


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After eight years in office, Bill Clinton is back hitting the streets, but this time it's not for political gain....
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The former President signed thousands of copies of his book "My Life" in New York today.
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((BILL CLINTON/FORMER PRESIDENT:WHAT DO YOU THINK OF ALL THIS? IT'S AMAZING I'M VERY MOVED.//////(REPORTER)THERE CALLING YOU THE HARRY POTTER OF ADULT BOOKS.///////(CLINTON)MAYBE I'LL GET SOME GLASSES LIKE HARRY POTTER.))
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After only one day on the shelves Clinton's book sales are already high, and if today's appearance in Manhattan is any indication of the future, the "My Life" feeding frenzy will continue.
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Hoops news from Charlotte and right here in the valley. Plus, horse show happenings, a Serena opening with a win at Wimbledon.
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First tonight's Extra Point - Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Michael Pittman has been suspended by the N-F-L without pay for three games and fined an additional two games' pay for violating the league's personal conduct policy. Pittman was indicted last June in Arizona on two counts of aggravated assault. He was accused of intentionally ramming his sport-utility vehicle into a car carrying his wife, two-year-old son and the couple's baby sitter.
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[S-Stuff]


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The Boston Red Sox tonight but a big effort from Curt Schilling and a clutch performance from their stars in the closing innings.
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Schilling improved to 9-and-2 on the season and 6-to-0 at Fenway Park after holding the Twins to four hits over 7 innings. Manny Ramirez went yard in the 6th inning for his 19th homerun of the season to give the Sox a 3-to-1 lead. Then in the 7th the Red Sox scored 6 more runs including
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four on this grand slam by Nomar Garciaparra. It's his first homer of the year and Boston wins it 9-to-2.
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[S-Bobcats]


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The Charlotte Bobcats, the NBA's new expansion team, began stocking its roster tonight by selecting 19 players in the expansion draft. Each NBA team had to leave at least one player unprotected and available, so the pickings were little slim. The biggest names taken include Jihidi (JAH-HA-DEE) White, Marcus Fizer, Gerald Wallace and name that should be familiar to fans of the NBDL - Jeff Trapagnier - who played at Asheville in 2003. The NBA draft for all teams in Thursday night.

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While the Lakers are wining and dining Rudy Tomjanovich to see if he's worthy to coach the team,
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The team's starting point guard has decided to come back for another year. This afternoon Gary Payton exercised his option to stay with the team and make $5 point 4 million next season. Payton played some of the worst basketball of his career this past season in LA.
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[S-Tennis]


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Day number two at Wimbledon had people upset by the amount of rain that interrupted 14 matches and players upset because they were ...upset. Marat Safin and Elena Dementieva were both knocked out of the tournament today.
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Serena Williams opened her bid for a third straight Wimbledon title with a 6-3, 6-1 victory over China's Zheng Jie. Serena hasn't won a Grand Slam title since beating sister in last year's Wimbledon final. She is trying to become the first player since Steffi Graf to win three Wimbledon titles in a row.
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[S-Show]


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Day two of the Roanoke Valley Horse show featured an appearance by the week long event's "King of Ring" - Aaron Vale.
Steve Mason checks in with the master's of the show's Grand Prix.
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((He has 12 horses in his stalls, not under the hood, his competition uniform is a far cry from the rainbow warriors or the red Budweiser number 8, but NASCAR is very much of Aaron Vale's vocabulary. ((AARON VALE/7 TIME RVHS GRAND PRIX WINNER:))
The Salem Civic Center ring would be most like say Martinsville. Both are short tracks. Vale and his team of 12 horses will compete in 46 horse shows a year at a cost in the neighborhood of a million bucks. Aaron is riding four of Rhonda Conley's horses at the Roanoke Valley Horse Show. ((RHONDA CONLEY/HORSE OWNER:)) ((STEVE MASON:)) ((IAN SILITCH/3 TIME GRAND PRIX RUNNER UP:))
Vale, who is ranked in the top 10 nationally, could enter as many as six horses in Saturday night's grand Prix. In Salem Steve Mason News 7 sports ))

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The Roy Stanley celebrity golf tournament and auction are this Friday at Hanging Rock. All week long we're giving you a peek a some of the auction items.
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Tiki and Ronde Barber have once again been gracious to provide us with several autographed fiber optic mini-helmets. But with this auction there is always more than just sports memorabilia. Bassett Furniture has donated this brand new all leather accent chair that has a retail value of just under Two Thousand dollars. It will be up for grabs in the LIVE auction along with this radio. This Philco radio was the top of the line model back in 1941. It is an AM tube table top model that has both the AM band and the shortwave band. It has been completely checked out and the cabinet and the components are in mint condition. It will be part of the LIVE auction. And more than 30 items will be in a silent auction from 5-to-7pm.
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[go to roy pinnacle 557] The celebrity golf event featuring Lee Suggs, Gary Clark, Ron McDole, Pat Fischer, Shayne Graham, Rick Mast and others is this Friday at one. The autograph session runs from 6 to 7pm. It's all in Roy's honor.
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[Razorback-Veteran]


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The longest- serving submarine in the world is making its way up the Mississippi River, headed for a permanent dock in Little Rock.
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The U-S-S Razorback started out in the U-S Navy during World War II... was given to the Turkish Navy in 1970. It was bought back from Turkey for one dollar to be the centerpiece of a maritime museum in Arkansas.
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Roanoker Earl Long served aboard the sub during the war. He remembers taking three Japanese prisoners. One was badly wounded, but was assigned a bunk in the torpedo room. The crew was given orders to feed the prisoner only twice a day.
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((BUT AFTER THREE DAYS HE WAS EATING THREE MEALS A DAY.... HE BECAME ONE OF US.))
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Long says they learned the Japanese prisoner was a barber from Nagasaki with a wife and two boys back home. The crew wondered what became of the family after the atomic bomb was dropped.
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