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School gave several students headaches today.
But not for the usual reasons.
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And, a teenager charged with murder in a Christiansburg shooting could be tried as an adult.
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Tonight on News 7 sports - the Friday Football Extra schedule of games for week one is ready to roll. So too is the first edition of the ACC Connection,
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and Hurricane Frances forces the ACC to postpone the Florida State-Miami game set for Labor Day night.
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As Frances bears down on eastern Florida, the regional forecast looks good. Details ahead.
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News 7 is next.
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Questions about air quality arise as two-Patrick Henry high school students are taken to the hospital.
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Officials aren't sure if construction on a new school building is to blame.
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Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


And I'm Shannon Young.
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The two students are recovering this evening. Authorities say they were exposed to some sort of airborne irritant while they were in class at Patrick Henry High School.
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The question is where did it come from? [***NEWS 7 @ 6 IN MONITOR***]
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Susan Bahorich was on P-H campus and has the latest. Susan?
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Keith/Shannon- The two boys were in separate classrooms this morning when they began complaining of headaches, irritated eyes and trouble breathing. It was at that point- emergency personnel were called in...
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((Crews were called to Patrick Henry High School just after 11:30 this morning after students started complaining of an unusual smell. Several classrooms were evacuated as teams searched Parsons Hall trying to detect where the fumes were coming from...

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((GARY LEAH, PATRICK HENRY HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL: THERE WAS A BACKHOE THAT HAD BEEN RUNNING FOR 45-MINUTES RIGHT NEAR THE WINDOWS AND THE AIR CONDITIONER WAS RUNNING WHICH WOULD HAVE BROUGHT THE SMELL UP TO THE ROOMS.)) [RUNS:15]
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Crews initially suspected carbon monoxide and ventilated the classrooms. But tests in the school and at the hospital were negative. Whatever caused the problem, school officials are not taking chances with construction equipment.

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((LEAH: WE WANT TO GET SOME OF THE EQUIPMENT MOVED OUT OF HERE AND ANYTIME IT NEEDS TO BE CLOSE TO THE BUILDINGS ITS TO HAPPEN AFTER HOURS BEFORE SCHOOL STARTS, NOT WHILE KIDS ARE HERE.)) [RUNS:11]
[OUTQ=.. kids are here.]))
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Principal Gary Leah says the school sent letters home with all students to let parents know about today's disturbance and what's being done to keep it from happening again- among those things: an environmental expert will be at the school to look at the ventilation system and see what's happening in the building.
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Keith/Shannon - Leah says this will *NOT* affect the construction time-table.

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A gas line break disrupted classes at one Lynchburg school this afternoon. The break happened at the Amelia Pride Center around 2-o'clock. The school was evacuated, but classes resumed after the gas line was repaired.

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If you plan to be on 419 around Tanglewood tonight expect delays.
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Crews are working to repair a water main break at the intersection of Ogden and Electric Roads. The work could affect water service at nearby businesses and has reduced eastbound traffic on 419 to one lane. Traffic and water service should return to normal by ten o'clock.
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Lynchburg police have found three of the four people they were looking for in connection with the murder of a man outside an apartment complex Tuesday night.
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30-year-old Clyde Arbrey Hilliard was shot to death at the James Crossing apartments on Longview Road.
Police had been seeking four people, including two brothers ... 29-year-old Emmitt Leonard Harsley and 26-year-old Jabulani "Cotton" Harsley and two 23-year-old men: Insan Abdul Salaam J. Hall and Julian Eugene Slaughter.
They're still looking for Emmitt Harsley.
No one has been charged with the crime.
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[Linkous]


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A Christiansburg teenager accused of shooting and killing another teenager has now been charged with murder.
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17 year old Zachary Linkous is accused of killing 15 year old Edward Bertrand back in June. Bertrand was shot once in the stomach in a friend's garage on Spruce Street in Christiansburg. Prosecutors decided NOT to purseu a malicious wounding and voluntary manslaughter case against Linkous. Instead, they opted for second degree murder and use of a firearm in commission of a felony. Linkous' attorney says this case is nothing more than a tragic accident.
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((JIMMY TURK: THIS IS NOT A SECOND DEGREE KILLING. IT IS NOT EVEN A MANSLAUGHTER CASE. THIS IS AN ACCIDENTAL KILLING . AND I FEEL VERY CONFIDENT WHEN WE GET TO CIRCUIT COURT AND THIS MATTER IS TRIED OR RESOLVED IN ONE WAY OR ANOTHER. THAT THAT'S GOING TO BE EXACTLY WHAT'S SHOWN.))
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Prosecutors say they won't comment on active cases. A grand jury will hear evidence in October. If the charges are certified, Linkous will be tried as an adult.
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The committee considering the future of Victory Stadium wants a structural engineer to take a closer look at the Roanoke landmark.
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City council appointed the 14- member committee to consider the feasibility of renovating Victory Stadium, and the need for other athletic facilities.
Members say they first need to know if the stadium is structurally sound.
Chairman Jack Parrott say an engineering firm will identify any problems with the structure and estimate what it will cost to correct them. He hopes to have that information by the end of the year.
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Calvin Swann died in a Virginia prison, but his family didn't know until almost three months later.
Still ahead on News 7, their search for answers.
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And students heading back to one area school get a surprise... construction ahead of schedule and on-budget.
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He spent much of his life in prison, including five years on Death Row.
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But after Calvin Swann died in jail, it was another three months before his body was returned home.
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Now Swann's family wants to know why they weren't notified until last week that he died.
Steve Smallshaw talked with them today in Danville.
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Keith and Shannon, the Swann family has plenty of questions about why they weren't notified ... but so far they've gotten very few satisfactory answers.
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(( In a quiet graveside service with a few dozen friends and family members present, 49-year-old Calvin Swann was laid to rest in Danville Thursday ... three months AFTER he died of a heart attack.
Swann had been a prisoner in the Greensville Correctional Center ... serving a life term for the robbery and murder of a Danville man 11 years ago.
His family ... including four brothers and a sister ... had always kept in touch with him over the years.
Clyde Swann called last Thursday to find out why he hadn't heard from his brother in several weeks.
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((CLYDE SWANN/BROTHER: AND THEY TOLD ME HE WAS DECEASED. AND I SAID 'WELL, YOU MUST HAVE THE WRONG PERSON'. SO THEY SAID WHAT IS THE BIRTHDATE, SO I GAVE THEM THE BIRTHDATE INFORMATION, AND THEY SAID LET ME LET YOU TALK TO SOMEBODY ELSE. SO I TALKED TO SOMEBODY ELSE AND THEY SAID HE DIED IN MAY.))
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Corrections officials say they tried notifying the family when Swann died, but phone calls and a certified letter met with no success.
The information in Swann's prison file apparently had never been updated.
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((CLYDE SWANN: LIKE I TOLD THEM MY NAME'S ON THE VISITATION LIST, I'M THE ONE WHO'S BEEN SENDING MONEY DOWN THERE, SEEMS LIKE YOU CALL COULD HAVE FOUND ME. BUT NO, THEY SAID THAT AIN'T THE PROCESS, THAT AIN'T THE WAY THEY NORMALLY DO IT. THEY NORMALLY DON'T GO TO THE VISITATION LIST TO FIND THE NEXT OF KIN.))
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Swann says the whole family is still upset ... not only over his death, but also with the delay in finding out.
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((SWANN: IF THEY HAD LET US KNOW IN A TIMELY MANNER, WE COULD HAVE HAD A DECENT FUNERAL.))
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Prison officials also say they asked Danville police to try and contact the family.
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The police department is still looking into who handled that request and why the Swanns were never found.

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The trial of multiple murder suspect Clinton Brathwaite might be moved out of Roanoke.
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Yesterday the Roanoke Times reported Brathwaite tried to arrange the murder of one of the Commonwealth's witnesses.

In court today, his lawyer indicated he may file a motion for a change of venue, as a result of the article. Brathwaite's been in jail since
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Angela Arrington and her four children were shot. Kierra Arrington was shot in the head but survived and is believed to be the only witness to the melee on Madison Avenue last year. If there was a murder-for-hire plot against anyone in the case, Kierra Arrington would be the most likely target.
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Three members of a Roanoke County family face dozens of charges involving child pornography. County Police say the 36-year old man was already in jail when additional charges of taking indecent liberties with a child, committing crimes against nature and producing child pornography were filed. The man's 37 year old wife and 17-year old son face similar charges. Both adults are being held without bond in the Roanoke County Jail. The teenager is staying at a juvenile detention facility.

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Debris on Route 2-20 in Roanoke popped tires on several cars this morning.
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It happened during the morning commute in the Northbound lanes just before the Elm Avenue exit. Tires went flat on at least four cars, and traffic slowed briefly. Roanoke Police say it appears that steel from a shredded truck tire caused all of the damage. VDOT workers cleaned up the debris.
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Flash flooding in the Richmond area may cost VDOT big.
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The Department of Transportation estimates it will cost 20-million dollars to repair roads and bridges wrecked in Monday's flooding.
Crews are still working to open 73 roads.
Officials have also confirmed an eighth death from the storm.
The latest victim is a man found last evening in a Richmond creek.
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Investors went bargain hunting in a big way today. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The DOW jump 122 points to a two-month high.
The NASDAQ gained 23.
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Salem will present middle schoolers with a nearly completed school next week.
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A line of buses a block long today delivered new students and sixth graders to orientation tours at the recently renovated Andrew Lewis Middle School. It's been just a year and a half since the school started a three phase, nearly 16-million dollar construction project. Superintendent Wayne Tripp says the work is almost over.
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((WAYNE TRIPP/SALEM SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT; MOST OF WHAT'S LEFT TO BE DONE IS ON THE FRONT SIDE OF THE BUILDING, PRIMARILY RENOVATION. THE LIBRARY AND AUDITORIUM ARE NOT FINISHED... THIRD FLOOR WITH BUSINESS EDUCATION CLASSROOMS AND ALSO SOME FOREIGN LANGUAGE CLASROOMS.))
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Tripp says the biggest changes are to the cafeteria, which used to be below ground, and the addition of science classrooms. A student drop off point on College Avenue is also being built. Tripp says construction should be completed by November with the entire project wrapping up by the first of the year.

Classes start next Tuesday.
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[Sports Tease]


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Coming up tonight on News 7 Sports - we'll rundown the list of game for the first week of the high school football season. The Florida State-Miami game has been postponed.
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And Steve Mason will join us with the first edition of our season-long ACC Connection reports as he examines the quarterbacks in the league.
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The ACC's grand opening to this 2004 football season has been postponed. The much anticipated Florida State-Miami originally set for Labor Day night has been scrubbed due to the Hurricane Frances. The game has been rescheduled for next Friday night - September 10th at 8pm. And that itself wasn't easy to pull off. The ACC has a policy of not televising games on Friday nights so not to hurt high school football. But in this case they had little choice.

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Tonight we begin our football series the ACC Connection. In our first installment, Steve Mason takes a look at a fine stock of conference quarterbacks.
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((STEVE MASON:NORTH CAROLINA STATE'S PHILLIP RIVERS, VIRGINIA'S MATT SCHAUB AND MARYLAND'S SCOTT MCBRIEN GENERATED 185 CAREER TOUCHDOWN PASSES. WHILE THEY ARE GONE, EIGHT OF THE 11 ACC TEAMS RETURN STARTING QUARTERBACKS THIS SEASON.))
((ACC quarterbacks have been named conference player of the year four of the last five years and nine times since 1990. Bryan Randall and Brock Berlin add more competitive fire to the position. ((BROCK BERLIN:O'BRIEN AWARD CANIDATE:)) ((DARIAN DURANT/51 TD PASSES AT UNC:))
Most of the current ACC QB's say studying their past will improve their future, with focus on what Rivers and Schaub were able to accomplish. ((BRYAN RANDALL/27 TD PASSES AT VA. TECH:)) ((CHARLIE WHITEHURST/PRESEASON ACC OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR:))
talent is key, but for players like Whitehurst, Durant and Florida State's Chris Rix, who have combined for 74 career starts, maturity and guidance is almost as important. ((TOMMY BOWDEN/2003 ACC COACH OF THE YEAR FOR CLEMSON:)) ((BOBBY BOWDEN/29TH SEASON AT FLORIDA STATE:)) USC and LSU both shared the national championship with signal callers who played their first full season as starters in the Trojans' Matt Leinhart and the Tigers Matt Mauck. ((CHUCK AMATO/N.C.STATE QUARTERBACK:)) Al Groh also hopes a first year starter in Marques Hagans can take his explosiveness from his return days and apply them under center.)) ((AL GROH/UVA HEAD FOOTBALL COACH:)) ((SIX OF THIS SEASONS ACC SIGNAL CALLERS , BERLIN, DURANT, RIX, RANDALL, WHITEGURST, AND GA. TECH'S REGGIE BALL ARE ON THE PRESEASON LIST OF 42 FOR THE DAVEY OBRIEN AWARD WHICH GOES TO THE BEST COLLEGE QUARTERBACK IN THE COUNTRY. STEVE MASON FOR YOUR ACC CONNECTION:))

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The high school football season officially kicks-off tomorrow night here in Southwest and Central Virginia. Here's the schedule of games for those of you heading out for the first week of the season.
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