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A verdict in the Franklin County murder trial of Stanley Deon Tate.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

What was once the Moral Majority is replaced by the Faith and Values Coalition. We'll hear from Jerry Falwell on that.

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[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Tonight on News 7 sports - NASCAR's happy hour takes on a new meaning. JMU is getting geared up for its instate battle with the Tribe,
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and Vincent Fuller continues to make strides that should allow him to get back on the field for the Maryland Terps.
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[WX-Head]
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Recent sunny days will be replaced with clouds and showers beginning tomorrow. And the house is open at the NWS. We will explain in a moment.
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News 7 is next.
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Was it murder or was Stanley Deon Tate defending himself from an intruder?
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Today a jury decides.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


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


And I'm Jean Jadhon.
[Tate]
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Stanley Deon Tate was on trial for the second-degree murder of his ex-girlfriend.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


But today a Franklin County jury convicted him of a lesser charge.
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Myranda Stevens is outside the Franklin County Courthouse tonight with more
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[SUPER=05-Franklin Co.]
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((ROLLCUE:...maximum sentence for that charge.))
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[SUPER=01-Andrea Long/Tate's Attorney; :33]
[SUPER=01-Tonia Saunders/Davis' Sister; :55]
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[OUT Q=that's who I'm here for.]
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[No-Child]


[ANCHOR=JEan]
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A bill that would have opted Virginia out of the "No Child Left Behind Act" won't move forward in Richmond.
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The bill would have asked Congress to allow Virginia to use the Standards of Learning as a way of measuring educational success. Today it was voted down in the House Education Committee. That after a handful of Virginia superintendents testified about their problems with the legislation. They say "No Child Left Behind" is underfunded and imposes standards that aren't realistic.
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[SOT 11:57:49]
[IN Q=They've imposed one size fits all]

((STEWART GIBSON: THEY'VE IMPOSED ONE SIZE FITS ALL MANDATES ON PUBLIC SCHOOLS - MANDATES THAT OFTEN MAKE IT HARDER FOR SCHOOLS TO EDUCATE ALL OF OUR CHILDREN. THEY SET UP A MEASUREMENT SYSTEM THAT DOESN'T MEASURE WHETHER WE ARE IN FACT LEAVING CHILDREN BEHIND.))
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[OUT Q=leaving children behind]
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A state task force reported that testing alone for "No Child Left Behind" costs more than the amount of money Virginia is allocated for the entire program. Some educators say they expect the bill will be re- introduced in the future.
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[Furniture]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Workers at local furniture plants are declaring victory after a ruling from the U-S Department of Commerce.
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Vaughn-Bassett in Galax is one of 31 bedroom furniture companies which asked the U-S Government to investigate illegal dumping from China. The furniture companies say Chinese companies were flooding U-S markets with cheap furniture. That cost the United States 65 plants and tens of thousands of jobs. This week the Department of Commerce ruled China is cheating. Commerce plans to impose duties on bedroom furniture imported from China.
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((DOUG BASSETT:A POORLY RUN US PLANT, IS GOING TO BE IN TROUBLE NO MATTER WHAT. A WELL RUN US PLANT IS GOING TO DO BETTER NO MATTER WHAT ... BUT IT WILL HELP TO OFFSET THE ILLEGAL ADVANTAGES THAT MANY CHINESE FACTORIES HAVE BUILT INTO THE SYSTEM FOR THEMSELVES AND THAT CAN ONLY HELP PROTECT US JOBS :42 ))
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[OUT Q=help protect U.S. jobs.]
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The International Trade Commission must still meet in December and take one more vote to finalize the ruling and duties.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Tonight at 11:00... we'll introduce you to a worker who believes the ruling may have saved his job.

[Merillat]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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A cabinet maker will expand its operations in Smyth County and add 60-jobs.
Merillat will spend seven-million dollars to expand its plant in Atkins.
The jobs will be added in the wood-finishing and shipping departments.

[Falwell]


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Fifteen years after he disbanded the Moral Majority, the Reverend Jerry Falwell is putting together a NEW movement to help shape American politics.
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Falwell is forming what he calls the 'Faith and Values Coalition' ... aimed at keeping evangelical Christians and others involved in the political process.
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((REV. JERRY FALWELL/LIBERTY U. CHANCELLOR: THE THREE AREAS WHERE I THINK WE CAN MAKE THE BIG DIFFERENCE LONG TERM ARE THE SUPREME COURT, A FEDERAL MARRIAGE AMENDMENT AND FOUR YEARS FROM NOW, ANOTHER PRESIDENT WHO IS COMMITTED TO THE FAITH AND VALUES COALITION GOALS.))
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Falwell will also be letting his sons take over the day-to-day operations of Thomas Road Baptist Church and Liberty University.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
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Five years ago the Vinton police department was wracked with scandal.
Still ahead on News 7, how it's re-built its image.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
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And a coach known for putting books before basketball- has a question for Roanoke students.
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((NOW WOULD YOU RATHER BE SHAQ? OR BE THE MAN WHO PAYS SHAQ?))
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More on Coach Carter and his story that's coming to the big screen.
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[Vinton-Police]
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Five years ago the Vinton Police force was under fire amid allegations of corruption and mismanagement.
[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]

A Grand Jury investigation led to the resignation of the chief of police and his lieutenant.
[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Susan Bahorich shows us how the department's worked to rebuild its image.
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[SUPER=01-Linda Meadows/Vinton Resident; 1:19]
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((This was the scene nearly five years ago...
[NATS@49:25.26/file tape99-45] ((CONCERNED CITIZEN: WHY WAS ANY ACTION TAKEN BEFORE THE STATE POLICE INVESTIGATION FINISHED?)) [runs:07]
... a town up in arms, the police force in ruins - the relationship seemed irreparable. J.R. Roberts was on the force then -

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((J.R. ROBERTS, VINTON POLICE OFFICER: AS A WORKING ENVIRONMENT, IN GENERAL MORALE WAS PRETTY LOW, TRAINING PRETTY LIMITED JUST A LOT OF UNHAPPY OFFICERS THAT WORKED HERE.)) [RUNS:09]
[OUTQ=... that worked here.]


The department's top officers, Chief Ricky Foutz and Lieutenant Bill Brown stepped down amid allegations of a personal slush fund and improper handling of evidence.
After a year in transition, Herb Cooley was hired as Chief.

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[INQ=When Cooley came on...]

((SUSAN BAHORICH, REPORTING: WHEN COOLEY CAME ON BOARD- HE DECIDED TO GO "BACK TO BASICS." HE FOCUSED ON GETTING THE DEPARTMENT ACCREDITED, MOVING IT INTO THE 21ST CENTURY AND MAKING SURE HIS OFFICERS WERE THE BEST THEY COULD BE...)) [RUNS:11]
[OUTQ=.. they could be.]


[NATS@10:44.12/chief & shooting tape] ((firing)) [runs:03]
That includes training. On this day, some of Cooley's 20-sworn officers are on the range. State laws require 40-hours, but Vinton officers double that.

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And, the changes don't stop there- Cooley says officers are more involved in their community. Officers are now trained to treat citizens with more understanding and patience and the effort seems to have paid off.

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((LINDA MEADOWS, VINTON RESIDENT: ABOUT 5-YEARS AGO YOU MIGHT SEE 1 OR 2 DRIVING ON THE ROAD, NOW YOU SEE THEM OUT THERE. IT MAKES YOU MORE COMFORTABLE ABOUT LIVING IN THE COMMUNITY.)) [RUNS:08]
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[INQ=We see them on...]

((MARK FRYE, VINTON BUSINESS OWNER: WE SEE THEM ON THE STREET, THEY STOP IN THE SHOP TO SAY HELLO AND CHECK IN TO MAKE SURE THINGS ARE GOOD. SO, WE'RE REAL HAPPY WITH HOW THINGS ARE...)) [runs:07]
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Even though the department is getting the thumbs up from most - the chief and his force know it's a constant effort and are looking toward the future.

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((CHIEF HERB COOLEY, VINTON POLICE DEPARTMENT: I FEEL FOUR YEARS LATER IN MY TENURE WE'RE STILL A WORK IN PROGRESS, BUT WE GOT A GOOD GROUP AND A GOOD DEPARTMENT.)) [RUNS:09]
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SB, News7, Vinton.))

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The nationwide search for a new school superintendent is beginning with a few simple questions here in Roanoke.

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The city school board has scheduled eight focus group meetings for parents, students, teachers and others with a stake in the decision.
Consultants are asking what characteristics will serve the school system well in the next three to five years.
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((TRISHA EDWARDS: I THINK IT'S A VERY IMPORTANT PROCESS AND IT'S TIME FOR THE COMMUNITY TO HAVE SOME INPUT INTO WHAT WE WANT FOR LEADERSHIP.)) ((BART WILNER: I HOPE WE GET SOMEBODY WHO CAN REALLY TAKE THE BULL BY THE HORNS AND LOOK AT ALL THE GREAT THINGS WE'VE GOT GOING ON AND ADDRESS THE ISSUES THAT NEED WORK.))
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Another focus group is scheduled tonight at Breckenridge Middle School, and there are four more tomorrow. At 7:30 and 10 A-M at the Roanoke Higher Education Center, and at 5 and 7 P-M at Fallon Park Elementary.
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[Stocks]


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The markets remained quiet as the Fed announced another interest rate hike. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The DOW was off less than a point.
The NASDAQ lost nine.
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[SPONSOR ANNOUNCE]
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He had an undefeated high school basketball team headed for the school's first state title, but several players were flunking classes.
[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]


So the coach locked the gym- and forced them to hit the books-
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Coach Ken Carter brought his story to Roanoke- a story that hits movie theaters for its first public screening in Roanoke tonight.
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((GOOD AFTERNOON YOUNG MEN ARE YOU SOME PREACHER? NOT GONNA DO YOU GOOD HERE. LEAVE THE GYM.
Coach Ken Carter has what you call tough love-
With several players on his California high school team flunking classes- he locked the gym, cancelled games and made the national news. Now his story is making it to the big screen. YOU PUT A LOCK ON THE GYM AND FORCED THEM TO MEET YOU IN THE LIBRARY. COACH CARTER HAS TAKEN THE NEXT LEVEL BY CANCELLING LAST NIGHTS GAME THEIR FIRST LOSS OF THE SEASON.
In order to play basketball the coach made students sign a contract- agreeing to go to class, keep their grades up- and contribute to the community.
Despite outrage by many --- it worked-

OUT OF THOSE 45 KIDS WHO GOT LOCKED OUT JV AND VARISTY TEAMS ALL WENT TO COLLEGE.
Coach Carter brought his message to Roanoke middle school students at Lucy Addison-
THE WAY YOU MAKE MONEY IS WITH YOUR BRAIN. WHO IN HERE KNOWS WHO IS ON THE 20 DOLLAR BILL? ANDREW JACKSON? COME ON DOWN HERE. CHEERS.. YOU HAVE TO CHANGE THEIR WAY OF THINKING ONCE YOU CHANGE THEIR WAY OF THINKING YOU HAVE A WHOLE DIFFERENT PERSON.
It's a way of thinking that's definitely getting through. JEFFREY KEELING/6TH GRADE STUDENT: YOU SHOULD GET THROUGH SCHOOL FIRST BEFORE YOU PLAY SPORTS. SHAQUILLE BROWN/7TH GRADE STUDENT: YOU NEED GOOD GRADES. IF YOU DON'T HAVE GOOD GRADES YOU WON'T GET NO WHERE.))
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[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Coming up tonight on News 7 Sports - UVa tries to counter the fast Florida athletes. Tech's Vinnie Fuller should play against Terps,
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and NASCAR places some restrictions on two drivers on the same day it lifts a ban on certain sponsorship.
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[ANCHOR=Mike]
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In the past year or so, a lot of folks including myself have been critical of many of the moves NASCAR has made when it comes to taking the sport away from its roots and its loyal fan base in the south. But tonight, it's just like the old days.
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For starters, Kevin Harvick and Kasey Kahne have been fined $10 thousand dollars a piece and placed on probation the rest of the season for crashing into each other on pit road and exchanging pleasantries in the desert. Also, this afternoon NASCAR which was
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born out of bootlegging, has finally agreed to allow hard liquor companies to sponsor cars. Effective next season, the sports that has long allowed Budwesier, Winston, Viagra and even condom companies will welcome Crown Royal and others to the hoods of it cars.

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The Tech-Maryland is just a little over a week away, and it appears that the Hokies will have one of their key defensive players on the field for the Terps. Senior captain Vincent Fuller separated his right shoulder against North Carolina on Saturday, but this afternoon the man watching over the injury gave him a thumbs up for the Terps.
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[OUT Q=...RIGHT BACK OUT AN PLAYED.]
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10th ranked Virginia and 18th rated Miami might be close to one another in the national polls but as far as the speed factor goes, the two teams are still far apart and the edge, without a doubt, goes to the Hurricanes.
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[SUPER=01-Dennis Haley/UVa Senior Linebacker; :26]
[SUPER=01-Jermaine Hardy/UVa Senior Safety; :39]
[SUPER=01-Zac Yarbrough/UVa Center; :53 QUICK!!!]
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[OUT Q=.......go out and play"]
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James Madison has moved all the way up to number 4 in this week's Division One Double A Football poll. The Dukes host William & Mary Saturday at Noon in a game that could determine the Atlantic 10 Championship. Mickey Matthews is plenty familiar with the Tribe.
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