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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

Attorneys get in their parting shots before the jury gets the case against Richard Burrow.
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[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]

And we'll get the latest meth lab count, including two that got busted over the weekend.

[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Tonight on News 7 sports - Blacksburg wins the Region Three golf title. Steve Mason checks in from UVa.
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And Vinnie Fuller becomes the first Tech player to win ACC player of the week honors.
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[ANCHOR=Robin]
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It's a bit early according to the calendar but a scattering of frost is possible during the next 48 hours. Details in our Monday WeatherSchool just ahead.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 4-Shot]


News 7 is next.
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Two years after a first jury couldn't reach a verdict, prosecutors hope they've convinced a second panel of Richard Burrow's guilt.
[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]


Burrow's attorneys say he's being forced to take the fall for the D-Day Memorial Foundation's financial problems.
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[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]


Good evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


And I'm Keith Humphry.
[Burrow]
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Two weeks of testimony and arguments are over.
[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]


Now a federal jury will have to decide what kind of a person they think Richard Burrow is.
[ANCHOR=JEan]
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The government claims Burrow is a "serial deceiver" who conned donors and banks to build the D-Day Memorial.
The defense says Burrow's intentions were pure as he struggled to finish the project on time.
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Steve Smallshaw has been following this case from the beginning. He's in Charlottesville tonight. Steve, where do things stand right now?
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[L'burg-Death]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Police in Lynchburg have charged a woman with murder.
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42- year old Linda Bailey Buffaloe is accused of fatally stabbing a man last night.
Officers answered a call to 613 Wilton Avenue where there'd been reports of a malicious wounding.
When they got there, they found 52 year old Gregory Lee Campbell with a knife wound.
He was taken to Lynchburg General Hospital where he died a short time later.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Buffaloe is being held without bond at the Blue Ridge Regional Jail.

[Wiley]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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New charges have been filed against the father of a four-year old boy who accidentally shot and killed himself in Roanoke a month ago. Isaiah Wiley was indicted today for involuntary manslaughter and felony child neglect. He was initially charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. The 23-year old was released on bond after spending Labor Day weekend in jail. September 3rd Wiley' son, Asadi, had found a gun in his father's Cadillac, picked it up and pulled the trigger. Since then Isaiah Wiley was arrested again for possession with intent to distribute cocaine. He's being held without bond on that charge.

[Tate]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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A Danville man was indicted today on murder charges.
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A Franklin County grand jury indicted 32-year-old Stanley Dion Tate today on first-degree murder and two related weapons charges. Tate is accused of killing his ex-girlfriend Charmane Davis, who was found shot to death inside his home in May. Investigators believe Davis caught him with another woman. Tate is currently being held in Danville on drug convictions.
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[Meth-Labs]


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Authorities found two more meth labs over the weekend in Southwest Virginia, bringing the total number of labs busted in our area to 52. Police agencies say the Methamphetamine problem is growing faster than they can keep up with it.
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New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel DePompa attended a Meth Lab Summit this afternoon in Galax. Rachel, did anything come out of the meeting?
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Yes, Jean, we'll likely see a lot of meth legislation go before January's General Assembly. Officials say they are about to get tougher on meth makers and users.
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Attorney General Jerry Kilgore and Delegate Bill Carrico called the meeting with law and drug enforcement officials to find out what can be done. Police have found 61 meth labs in the state this year and more than 90-percent of them were in the New River Valley and far southwest Virginia.
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((WARREN MANNING: VERY DANGEROUS. IT'S DANGEROUS, IT'S EXPLOSIVE. IT'S AWFUL FOR THE PEOPLE THAT TAKE IT. IF THEY SEE HOW IT'S MADE THEY WOULDN'T TAKE IT. I ADVISE ANYONE THAT TAKES IT, THEY BETTER LOOK AND S EE HOW IT'S MADE CAUSE IT'S AWFUL STUFF. DEL. BILL CARRICO/(R) INDEPENDENCE: WE'VE BEEN HIT HARDEST IN THIS REGION WITH METH AND IT'S KIND OF TAKEN OVER THE OXYCONTIN PROBLEM THAT WE WERE EXPERIENCING SEVERAL YEARS AGO. WE WANT TRY TO STOP IT BEFORE IT GETS REAL WIDE SPREAD.))


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Some of the solutions mentioned today are stiffer penalties for first meth offense. Tougher sentencing guidelines in general. And the need for more money to help fight the problem.
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The biggest complaint I heard today from Law Enforcement is that the problem is so large and widespread, officers are overworked and under trained for the situation.
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Jean, Kilgore says we'll see new legislation brought up in the General Assembly.

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Carilion and a local hospital may be closer to permanently joining forces.
More on that when News 7 returns.
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Plus what caused a fire that killed a young child.
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Authorities are looking for the cause of a fire that killed a child yesterday near Chatham.
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[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]
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Firefighters found the body of the 6-year-old boy inside his home on Rison Street.
Officials say Daquan Barley was unable to escape the intense fire.
His mother, Katherine, and others in the house were able to get out.
Investigators believe the fire started either in the living room or front bedrooms.
But the fire did so much damage that they're having a hard time pinpointing the cause.
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[Stonewall-Jackson]


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Carilion wants to make Stonewall Jackson Hospital part of its health system. That's why Carilion has put an offer on the table.
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The hospital's Board of Directors plans to solicit interest from other health systems before making a final decision.
In the meantime, Carilion will continue to provide interim management for Stonewall Jackson through the end of the year.
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[Road-Info]


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Cleanup of an accident is slowing traffic on Route 220 in Roanoke County.
Police say a tractor trailer hit a garbage truck around 11:30 and lost part of its load of paint and home improvement supplies.
One northbound lane of 220 in the Red Hill area will be close until about nine o-clock.
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Meanwhile a sinkhole is causing trouble at Exit 118 on Interstate 81 in Montgomery County.
Crews are working to fix the sinkhole under one lane of the Southbound collector lane. The work may not be finished until Friday.

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An Atlantic-City bound plane was diverted today in Roanoke.
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About 40-passengers were on the Delta Com-Air jet when the pilot reported hydraulic problems. The plane was diverted to Roanoke, where it landed safely. Despite the problems, many of the passengers say they were never really worried.
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((BRIAN CARTER: THEY KEPT REITERATING THAT THERE WAS NOTHING SERIOUSLY WRONG, IT WAS STANDARD PROCEDURE, TO IGNORE THE CRASH TRUCKS WHENEVER WE TOUCHED DOWN ON THE RUNWAY, BUT EVERYTHING TURNED OUT ALRIGHT.))
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The flight originated in Cincinnati, and made a stop in Atlanta before it was supposed to head to Atlantic City. All of the passengers were transferred to another plane, while airline officials worked on the problem.
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[Stocks]


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Strength in the Tech sector and a drop in oil prices fueled a rally on Wall Street. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The DOW gained 24 points today.
The NASDAQ rose ten.
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[SPONSOR ANNOUNCE]
[COMMERCIAL]

[Voter-Registration]


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Hundreds of people across the state scrambled to make today's voter registration deadline.
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Many of the people who registered today in Roanoke were first-time voters -- who feel the need to make their voices heard in this year's election.
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((MARK AMES: WELL, MOST OF TIME, THINGS, OR AT LEAST IN MY LIFETIME, THINGS WEREN'T FELT SO DRASTICALLY AT HOME, WITH THE ECONOMY WITH THE WAR, WE HAVE A REAL CLEAR DECISION WHETHER WE WANT TO CONTINUE ON THE PATH THAT WE'RE ON, ON IF WE WANT TO CHANGE THAT PATH AND TRY A DIFFERENT HORSE./////SUSANA HEILBRON:THE LAST PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION WAS THE FIRST ONE THAT I WAS ELIGIBLE FOR AND I FORGOT TO VOTE TO BE HONEST, AND THIS ONE THERE'S JUST MORE ISSUES THAT I'M PREPARED TO VOTE FOR 28))
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As of September 30th, about 56-thousand people were registered to vote in Roanoke, compared to a little more than 49-thousand in the 2000 presidential election. Voting officials say they will work through the weekend to tally this year's official numbers.
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[Sears]


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The President of Center in the Square is recovering from a stroke tonight.
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Jim Sears drove himself to Lewis Gale Medical Center Saturday afternoon- where doctors are treating him for what's being called a mini-stroke.
The news came as a suprise to co-workers and to Sears who works out regularly.
The 59 year old is undergoing more testing today- and is beginning physical therapy.
Center managers say he is doing well and in good spirits.
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[Affair-Square]


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This was a big weekend for Center in the Square-
"Affair in the Square" is the museum's biggest fundraiser of the year.
Center officials say it was one of the best ever- with over one-thousand people there.
Organizers credit a new V-I-P floor, great weather, and lower ticket prices for the success.
General admission was 55 dollars this year.. ten dollars lower than last year.
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((SUSAN MARTIN/CENTER IN THE SQUARE VICE PRESIDENT; WE DO THINK THAT HELPED. WE DID LOWER THEM BACK DOWN FOR GENERAL ADMISSION THIS YEAR. THEY WERE STILL UP BUT THEY ARE LOWER THAN A LITTLE BIT FOR GENERAL ADMISSION.))
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Martin says the event was as good as it gets... she regrets though that Jim Sears wasn't there to enjoy it.

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[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Coming up tonight on News 7 Sports - the Region Three golf tournament is a tight one. No word on Junior's punishment.
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Plus, Steve Mason checks in from Charlottesville where UVa gets ready to take on Clemson with a new starter on the defensive line.
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The area's top Group Two A golfers were in Roanoke competing in the Region 3 golf tournament hoping to advance to the state round of play.
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Blue Hills served as the backdrop as members of the Blue Ridge, River Ridge, Seminole and Dogwood districts competed today. The team winner was a surprise, the Blacksburg Bruins took home the top prize with a 297 total. Blacksburg will now advance to the state tourney, along with Salem. The Spartans had to beat William Byrd in a playoff. The top individual today was Byrd's Josh Chocklett, who fired a two under par 69. The top six individuals as well as the top two teams play next week.
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[S-ACC]


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Thanks to UVa's upward mobility in the polls, the ACC has three teams in the top 10 of the Associated Press poll for the first time ever. Miami is fourth, Florida State 8th and Virginia 10th.
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The Hokies also have a first this week. Vincent Fuller, the senior free safety who intercepted a pass, forced a fumble, had five tackles and returned this blocked punt for Tech's only TD against West Virginia is the ACC's defensive back of the week.
It's Tech's first ACC player of the week award since joining the conference.
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[go to pinnacle 12001] And you can watch Vinnie and the rest of the Hokies in action this Saturday here on Your Hometown Station as they take on Wake Forest in their first ever ACC road game.
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Clemson rolls into Charlottesville for Thursday night's nationally televised game against UVa struggling. The Tigers have lost three straight games - two in the conference. But Steve Mason says the 10th ranked Cavaliers also have reason to be "defensive".
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[S-Junior]


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No word from NASCAR tonight on whether or not it will dock Dale Earnhardt, Junior 25 championship points for blurting out a four letter word on national TV yesterday.
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[wipe to NASCAR boards] Ron Hornaday and Johnnie Sauter uttered the same word earlier this year on the radio and they were docked 25 points each and fined $10 thousand bucks. You can see how the penalty would swing the Chase for the Championship lead right back to Kurt Busch.
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You also can see how the top ten is starting to spread out with Jeremy Mayfield likely already out of contention. The series heads to Kansas City this week, then to Charlotte and then to Martinsville.
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