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Coming up on News 7-
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Police are investigating a body found under the Roanoke River Bridge on the Parkway. Plus it will be at least 9-monoths before Roanoke city council makes any more Victory Stadium decisions. And Lynchburg officers start building a house with every intention of shooting it full of holes.
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News 7 is next.
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[VO-NAT]

Rescue crews are called tonight to a Blue Ridge Parkway bridge, after a man's body is found below.
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[Bridge-Death]


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The bridge over the Roanoke River near Explore Park stands almost 200 feet above the river. And it was below that bridge that some people made the discovery around 7-30 tonight.
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[OQ=called 9-1-1-.]
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Police and rescue squads were called to the popular overlook by the parkway, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say they do not have any evidence yet that the death was suspicious, but right now, they are still trying to determine exactly what happened and why.
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[School-Merger]


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The beginning of the school year could be ripe with more talk of school closings in Southside.
Henry County and Martinsville are talking about merging.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Shannon & Justin/BAM;]
[GRAPHIC=News7@11 FS in BAM]


Justin McLeod is here to tell us why one school board has put off a vote on the issue.
Shannon, it's because it's very complicated.
[LIVE=Justin Full/BAM]
[SUPER=@Justin1]


The Martinsville school board took up the issue this afternoon and although no one seemed opposed outright, there are still many lessons to be learned.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville; :00]
[SUPER=01-Bernie Gray/Martinsville School Board Member; :16 (QUICK)]
[SUPER=01-Barry Greene/Committee Chairman; :46]
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[OUT Q=GO TO ALL THIS TROUBLE]

(( ((NAT SOUND OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER SAYING AT 11:49:16 "I GUESS SOME OF THE DIRTY LAUNDRY IN THE PAST NEEDS TO BE AIRED OUT BEFORE WE MOVE ANY FURTHER))
It is the subject of plenty of debate.
Should Martinsville and Henry County join forces and have one school system?
At least one Martinsville school board member has some doubts.
[SOT 11:49:23]
[IN Q=I am not against]

((BERNIE GRAY/MARTINSVILLE SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER: I AM NOT AGAINST IT BUT I AM AGAINST IT IF IT HAS TO BE A COUNTY TAKEOVER.))
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[OUT Q=county takeover]


That's just one of many issues that arise with a possible merger.
Just ask Barry Greene.
[SOT 11:52:02]
[IN Q=You've got big questions]

((BARRY GREENE/COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN: YOU'VE GOT BIG QUESTIONS LIKE CONTROL ISSUES, BOND AND DEBT ISSUES. YOU GOT TO GET THE SCHEDULES IN LINE WITH EACH OTHER.))
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[OUT Q=WITH EACH OTHER]


He should know. Greene chaired a seven member committee that studied whether a merger should happen.
[SOT 11:53:12]
[IN Q=The committee]

((BARRY GREENE/COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN: THE COMMITTEE FEELS LIKE AFTER TWO YEARS OF STUDY THAT THE QUALITY OF EDUCATION TO SERVICE A SCHOOL SYSTEM OF 98-HUNDRED STUDENTS WILL IMPROVE WITH ONE SCHOOL SYSTEM AND THERE WILL BE DOLLAR SAVINGS.))


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[OUT Q=BE DOLLAR SAVINGS]


Up to two million dollars the study found.
Some of the savings would come by closing several schools and eliminating a number of administrative positions.
It would take four years to implement but more study is needed and both school boards only have until the end of the August to vote to agree in principle to a merger.
[SOT 11:52:29]
[IN Q=If you're against]

((BARRY GREENE/COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN: IF YOU'RE AGAINST IT FOR PHILOSOPHICAL REASONS TELL US NOW SO WE DON'T GO TO ALL THIS TROUBLE.))
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[OUT Q=all this trouble]))
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Many Martinsville school board members today were reluctant to endorse the concept of a merger.
So they'll meet again August 24th.
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Shannon, the Henry County school board will take up the issue at a meeting this Thursday.[Victory-Stadium]


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Roanoke City Council has appointed the committee that will consider the future of Victory Stadium, and council members say they want the panel's report within nine months.
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Council members crafted a mission statement that includes considering the feasibility of renovating Victory Stadium.
But the committee will review the need for other athletic facilities as well.
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[IN Q=There's lots of room]

((BRIAN WISHNEFF/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL: THERE'S LOTS OF ROOM IN THERE FOR THEM TO INVESTIGATE AND I WAS VERY CONCERNED ABOUT THEM HAVING THE ABILITY, THE COMMITTEE HAVING THE ABILITY TO HIRE AND WORK DIRECTLY WITH THE CONSULTANTS AND WE WERE ABLE TO GET THAT TO STAY.))
[SUPER=01-Brian Wishneff/Roanoke City Council]
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[OUT Q=able to get that to stay.]
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Fourteen men and women were chosen for the group today. None are current council members.

[City-Council]


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The Roanoke City Police Department is focusing on geography, as it reorganizes its operations.
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The plan will divide the city into four zones, separated by the I-581, US 220 corridor, and the main rail line through the city.
Each zone will have its own commander and officers who will concentrate on problems in that area.
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((LT. GREG STAPLES: IT WON'T BE "NOT MY JOB, NOT MY PROBLEM, I'M OFF DUTY I DON'T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT IT." THE OFFICERS WILL BE RESPONSIBLE AND WANT TO TAKE CARE OF THE CITIZENS WHO ARE IN THE ZONES WHERE THEY'RE ASSIGNED.))
[SUPER=01-Lt. Greg Staples/Roanoke City Police Department;]
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[OUT Q=where they are assigned.]
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Members of city council said they support the plan, but school safety activist Alice Hincker questioned how the changes will affect the School Resource Officer program.
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[IN Q=If the police department]

((ALICE HINCKER: IF THE POLICE DEPARTMENT IS SO CONCERNED ABOUT EXPANDING THEIR COMMUNITY POLICING INITIATIVES, WHY WASN'T THE COMMUNITY ALLOWED TO GIVE COMMENT DURING THE PLANNING CONVERSATIONS THAT TOOK PLACE BI WEEKLY SINCE JANUARY.))

[SUPER=01-Alice Hincker/School Safety Activist;]
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[OUT Q=bi-weekly since January.]
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The Police Department will begin implementing the Geographic Policing Initiative this month, and officials hope to have it in place by the end of September.
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[Drownings]


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Lexington police say they will never know what caused two people to drown Sunday in the Maury River.
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20-year-old Charles Back and his 13-year-old cousin Joshua Back died, after going swimming yesterday evening near Jordan's Point.
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.;]

Officers ruled the drownings an accident, but say it's unclear how they died.
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[SOT 1:14]
[IN Q=it's one of those]

((SGT. RICHARD SUTTON/LEXINGTON POLICE: IT'S ONE OF THOSE THINGS THAT WE DEAL WITH AND TRYING TO PUT THE PIECES TOGETHER AND IT'S ONE OF THOSE SITUATIONS WHERE WE'LL PROBABLY NEVER KNOW EXACTLY WHAT HAPPENED THAT CAUSED THE DROWNINGS 26))

[SUPER=01-Sgt. Richard Sutton/Lexington Police;]
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[OUT Q=that caused the drownings.]
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After a two-hour search, divers discovered their bodies about 20-feet from the bank in 15-feet of water. Officers say the waters were calm that night, and the boys' bodies showed NO signs of injury.
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[TS-Alex]


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The first tropical storm of the season is expected to grow into a minimal hurricane within the next 24 hours.
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A hurricane warning is in effect on the North Carolina coast as Alex approaches the Outer Banks. The National Hurricane Center says Alex's top sustained winds have been recorded near 60 miles per hour. Forecasters are warning swimmers about rip currents along the Southeast coast, but not everyone is listening. Emergency crews rescued 12 swimmers from the strong undercurrents this weekend, 9 on Sunday alone.
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[IN Q=I know that all]

((WARREN LEE/NEW HANOVER CO. EMERG. MANAGEMENT; I KNOW THAT ALL OF THEM THINK THEY ARE GOOD SWIMMERS BUT EVEN THE BEST SWIMMERS GET CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT AND SOMETIMES IT'S DIFFICULT TO GET OUT OF THEM.))
[SUPER=01-Warren Lee/New Hanover Co. Emerg. Management]
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[OUT Q=to get out of them.]
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The storm could bring gusts of more than 40 miles per hour and as much as two inches of rain in southeastern North Carolina. A tropical storm warning remains in effect along some parts of the coast from South Carolina to the Virginia state line.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Shanon tosses to Robin in Weather Center

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[MCU] Standing Position #2


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[Missing-Woman]


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A Salt Lake City man is under arrest for the suspected murder of his wife.
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Lori Hacking was last seen two weeks ago. Her husband, Mark, was arrested today before his scheduled release from a psychiatric ward. Police say they have what they call "the instrument of death" but they refuse to specify. They say they believe Hacking was killed in her apartment but her body has yet to be found.
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[IN Q=We're hopeful that we will...]
[SUPER=01-Chief Rick Dinse/Salt Lake City Police;]

((CHIEF RICK DINSE/SALT LAKE CITY POLICE: WE'RE HOPEFUL THAT WE WILL FIND THE BODY OBVIOUSLY, BUT WE BELIEVE THIS CASE IS STRONG ENOUGH THAT WE COULD PROSECUTE WITHOUT THAT.))
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[OUT Q=prosecute without that.]
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Lori Hacking's car was found at a park where her husband said she'd gone for a jog. Detectives believe her remains are in the landfill. The search will resume this week.
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[Shooting-Follow]


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Two men who survived Friday morning's convenience store gunfire in Roanoke are on the mend.
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A man fired more than 30 rounds into a crowd outside the STOP-IN at Hershberger and Ferncliff around 2 a.m. Joey Lee Joyce was fatally wounded. Steven K. Jefferson was among the shooting victims, but he is now upgraded to "serious" condition. The third victim, Michael Wood, is also doing better, now listed in "good" condition.
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[Wood]


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[**WIPE**WIPE**]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/April]

The Raleigh Court burglar will serve the next 22 years in prison. John Henson Wood pled guilty in April and was sentenced today. He served eight years for a string of burglaries in 1991. Just this past December, he again terrorized the same Roanoke neighborhood.
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Quick action on calls to beef up intelligence. That story is just ahead.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus blame it in on a bird, and some human error. The Air Force determines the cause of a fighter plane crash in Callaway.
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[Sports-Preview]


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((Hey folks Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office - Emery Wallace takes her mad skills across Roanoke County to Hidden Valley. The Fleming Colonels are loaded as they prepare for another run at a state title - as high school football practice begins. Frank Beamer drops in on the Roanoke Valley Sports Club tonight - and Smarty calls it quits tonight on the big 7.))

[9/11-Reforms]


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(MINI-OPEN)

[MINI-OPEN]
The leaders of the Nine-Eleven Commission are welcoming President Bush's support for a national intelligence chief and a national counterterrorism center.
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Both of the measures are central recommendations of the Nine-Eleven commission. The panel's leaders say the fate of the recommendations turns on the details. President Bush says he wants to alter the role that was recommended for spy chief.
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[IN Q=I think it ought to be...]

((PRESIDENT BUSH: I THINK IT OUGHT TO BE A STAND-ALONE GROUP TO BETTER COORDINATE, PARTICULARLY BETWEEN FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE AND DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE.))
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[OUT Q=foreign intelligence and domestic intelligence.]
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Critics contend without complete budgetary control, the new chief would have little real clout.
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[IN Q=In Washington, they pay attention...]
[SUPER=01-Tim Roemer/9-11 Commission;]

((TIM ROEMER, 911 COMMISSION: IN WASHINGTON, THEY PAY ATTENTION TO TWO THINGS, YOUR POWER OVER THE BUDGET AND YOUR POWER TO HIRE AND FIRE, IF YOU DON'T HAVE THOSE THINGS THEN YOU ARE INEFFECTUAL, AND YOU'RE A CZAR, AND YOU CAN'T GET THINGS DONE IN THIS TOWN. ))
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[OUT Q=can't get things done in this town.]
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[Terror-Alert]


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Meantime, streets are closed and some vehicles are banned from parts of New York City after the Big Apple's financial district was determined to be the possible target of a future terrorist attack. Drew Levinson shows us how the information affected the man on the street.
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[IN Q=For thousands of commuters...]
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[SUPER=01-Barbara Bollettieri/New York City Commuter;:20]
[SUPER=01-Jim Chin/Wall Street Worker;:50]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC; :57]
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[SUPER=01-Michael Bloomberg/New York City Mayor;1:11]
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((FOR THOUSANDS OF COMMUTERS -- THE TRIP TO THE OFFICE WAS ANYTHING BUT BUSINESS AS USUAL.

(APTN MATERIAL)



(nats.."25 cents, new york post!"')


WORKERS DIDN'T NEED THE HEADLINES... ALL THEY HAD TO DO WAS LOOK AROUND. THE LONG LINES -- THE BAG CHECKS -- THE GUNS.....ALL TOLD THE STORY....OF YET 'ANOTHER' TERROR THREAT.

SOT - (aptn) BARBARA BOLLETTIERI/NEW YORK CITY COMMUTER

"I was here for the world trade center and i'm very nervous about being here today."
THE TERROR WARNING DESCRIBED POSSIBLE ATTACKS ON BUSINESSES AND BANKS IN NEW YORK.. NEWARK, NEW JERSEY... AND WASHINGTON D-C.
THE LATEST INTELLIGENCE INDICATES SINCE 9-11 AL-QAEDA OPERATIVES HAVE BEEN IN NEW YORK--SURVEYING THE SCENE--CHECKING FOR VULNERABLIES.

(nats..police looking under truck)


IN ALL THREE CITIES THERE WAS A SHARP RESPONSE. IN NEWARK, WORKERS AT PRUDENTIAL HAD TO MAKE THEIR WAY AROUND BARRICADES AND THROUGH TIGHT SECURITY.

SOT - JIM CHIN. WALL STREET WORKER

"I'm coming to work, this is what we do and no one's gonna keep us outa here."

(nats.. dc security)



(LOCATOR: WASHINGTON, D.C.)


IN THE NATION'S CAPITAL... MORE POLICE AND SECURITY GUARDS WERE DEPLOYED ABOVE AND BELOW GROUND.

(LEVINSON STANDUP BRIDGE)

AND MANUEVERING AROUND MANHATTAN'S FINANCIAL DISTRICT ISN'T EASY TODAY... HERE, JUST 2 BLOCKS FROM THE STOCK EXCHANGE, POLICE ARE
CHECKING CARS AND TRUCKS---LOOKING FOR BOMBS..



SOT - MICHAEL BLOOMBERG/NEW YORK CITY MAYOR

"We have to have a level of security every place that everybody has to learn to live with."
AND PEOPLE ACROSS THE COUNTRY AND ESPECIALLY HERE IN NEW YORK ARE GETING USED TO THIS. MANY SAY THE THREAT OF TERRORISM HERE HAS NOW BECOME A PART OF LIFE.
Drew Levinson, CBS News, New York.))




[Warner-Terrorism]


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In Virginia, more than four thousand local, state, and federal personnel will conduct a counter-terrorism exercise later this week. It starts Wednesday and will run through next Tuesday. They'll respond to seven fictitious crisis scenarios sponsored by the federal government.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]

The exercise will take place in the Tidewater and Richmond areas.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We are pleased]

((MARK WARNER/GOVERNOR; WE ARE PLEASED THAT VIRGINIA WAS SELECTED AS A KEY SITE TO HOST THIS IMPORTANT DRILL. IT UNDERSCORES THE COMMONWEALTH'S LONG STANDING FOCUS ON PREPAREDNESS AND I THINK OUR LONG STANDING LEVEL OF COOPERATION WITH OUR PARTNERS IN THE MILITARY. ))
[SUPER=@MarkWarner;]
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[OUT Q=partners in the military.]
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[VO-NAT]

Governor Warner says Virginia and California were chosen to execute the drills, which are not connected to the current elevated national terrorism threat level.
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The search is on to fill almost 50 production jobs. The details are just ahead.
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[VO-NAT]

And flower power for a new generation. Don't wear these in your hair .. instead, you slip them on.
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[Commercial]

[Plane-Crash]


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A large black vulture - and human error.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co./May 6;]

That's what Air Force officials blame for a fighter jet crash in Franklin County earlier this year. According to the report released today, the bird got caght in the aircraft's right engine, causing a fire and forcing the F-15 down in a field near Callaway. The report blames the crews' flight leader, who directed the jet into a known bird-strike zone.
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[Vinton-Jobs]


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Cardinal Glass needs to fill almost 50 jobs when it starts up in Vinton, and the company is looking for people to fill them.
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[Take Job Fair FS] The company will hold a job fair Thursday afternoon from noon to seven at the War Memorial. Cardinal Glass is looking for production employees.
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[Shoot-House]


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Police departments in central Virginia will soon have a new training facility.. one that's not costing the taxpayers a dime.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


More than a dozen off-duty officers donated their time today to lay out the foundation of a new "shoot house" at the police department's firing range.
The building will be made out of donated railroad ties and will allow officers to simulate live-fire situations.
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[SOT 00:17:11]
[IN Q=It's particularly good]

((MAJOR JACK LEWIS/LYNCHBURG POLICE DEPT.: IT'S PARTICULARLY GOOD THAT IT BRINGS OUR PEOPLE TOGETHER TO WORK ON SOMETHING AND HAVE A SENSE OF ACCOMPLISHMENT, BUT LONG TERM IT'S GOING TO BE A BENEFIT THAT HOPEFULLY WE WILL NEVER SEE THE EXACT DAY AND TIME WHEN THE TRAINING THAT PEOPLE GOT HERE PAID OFF IN OFFICER SAFETY OR SAFETY OF SOME CITIZEN.))
[SUPER=01-Major Jack Lewis/Lynchburg Police Dept.]
[RUNS=19]
[OUT Q=safety of some citizen.]
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[VO-NAT]


Cops from around the region hope to finish the project this weekend.
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Coming up tonight - one of the best high school hoopsters in the valley is changing schools. Beamer drops by the sports club meeting in Salem. The Canes finally get a break concerning a player and the court of law. And we'll begin a month's worth of high school football previews with William Fleming. But first tonight's Extra Point -

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NBC Sports; :00]

Three-year old Smarty Jones done. The Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner is retiring from racing effective today because of chronic bruising in his hoofs. The colt has not raced since losing in the Belmont Stakes and had already withdrawn from the Pennsylvania Derby scheduled for September 5th. Smarty was the 18th horse to win both the Kentucky Derby and Preakness but fail to win the Triple Crown.
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[go to break][S-Beamer]


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This is a busy week for Tech head coach Frank Beamer. Today, his players for the upcoming season report to campus and tomorrow, they open practice.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Roanoke Valley Sports Club; :00]

Last night, Beamer made his final personal appearance before the chaos begins as he dropped in on the Roanoke Valley Sports Club to chat with fans and talk a little football. Not surpringingly - one of things on the club members' minds, is also high on Beamer's list - NO more seasons of underachieving.
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[S-Tech]


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[SOT]
[IN Q=BITE]
[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/18th Season at Virginia Tech; :00]
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[OUT Q=...CORRECTED RIGHT NOW."]
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[ANCHOR=MIKE]
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Virginia head coach Al Groh will get his turn to mingle with the Sports Club crowd this Thursday night.

[S-Miami]


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[ENG#=3]

Fellow ACC member Miami finally got some good news concerning an athlete facing criminal charges. Antrell Rolle - who got into a skirmish with DeAngelo Hall at the Tech game in Blacksburg last fall - got into a little more serious one last month.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NCAA; :00]

According to a police, Rolle was involved in a street fight near campus and resisted arrest, cursing and swinging his arms in an attempt to free himself and forcing officers to call for backup help. Along with the felony charge, Rolle was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting an officer without violence, both misdemeanors. He was suspended indefinitely from the team after the arrest.
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[talent=mike]
[graphic=hold miami]

But today, the son of a police chief had the charges against him dropped, and he was reinstated.


[S-Colonels]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-179 3311TC ]
[GRAPHIC=FFE]
[ENG#=4]

High school football practice opened today in many areas of the state as Friday Football Extra's finest began getting ready for another season.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]

The William Fleming Colonels are ready to roll in 2004. The Colonels finished last year as the Division Four state runners-up, and they have stayed hungry for more wins in the off-season.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=BITE]
[SUPER=01-Keith Smith/William Fleming Head Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:21]
[OUT Q=...UPCOMING FOOTBALL SEASON."]
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[VO-NAT CON'T]

The Colonels have plenty of experience, and plenty of skilled players back on offense. But defensively - with the like of UVa bound Darryl Gresham - the Colonels could dominate folks.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I THINK...]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=...FROM THOSE KIDS."]
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[VO NAT CON'T] The Colonels also have some new coaches on staff this year. Former Colonel Al Holland, Junior is helping out on offense, while former UVa star and NFL linebacker Shannon Taylor is working with the defense.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=AL HOLLAND....]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=...two young men on our staff."]
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[va nat con't]
[super=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]

Our preseason previews will continue all month long here on Your Hometown Station. Tuesday night night we'll check in with first year head coach J.R. Edwards and the Hidden Valley Titans.
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[S-Wallace]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=sp-175 3036tc]
[GRAPHIC=HIDDEN VALLEY]
[ENG#=1]


Hidden Valley high school is about to get the top girls' basketball player in the area if not the best rising junior in the entire state.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Last Season; :00]

Emery Wallace - who starred for Northside last season and helped lead the Vikings to the state semi-finals - is transferring to Hidden Valley and start school there later this month. Wallace, is an extremely versatile six-foot two-inch player who can dominate inside as well as shoot from the perimeter. She scored 40 points in her final game last season - an overtime loss in the state semi-finals. Wallace's family has purchased a home in the Hidden Valley school district, and she will enroll in school there later this week.
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[TALENT=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=HIDDEN VALEY]

Her younger sister, an all-district soccer player at PH, also will transfer to HiddenValley.

[Flower-Dresses]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=bda]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=1]

Flowers aren't just meant for picking anymore. Now you can wear them.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Johannesburg, South Africa;]

Two South African floral designers exploded onto the local fashion scene when they unveiled a world first-a couture line including real plants. They revealed their creations at the opening of this year's South Africa Fashion Week. For the past six years, the pair has adorned shop-fitters' mannequins with flowers and received rave reviews for their(------------) artistic flair.