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We'll hear from a woman who knew the man and woman now considered murder-suicide victims in Giles County.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]

And it's a touchy issue: airport security personnel patting down passengers' private parts.
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[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Tonight in sports - Spurrier takes over at South Carolina. The Sugar Bowl is sweet on the Hokies
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and Maryland's Ralph Friedgen knows how good the Hokies and Cavaliers can play - tonight he'll break down the matchup for us.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
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Today it was all about the rain. Tomorrow we begin the transition to a different forecast. Details just ahead.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 4-Shot]


News 7 is next.
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((I REALLY DON'T KNOW WHAT TO BELIEVE, BECAUSE IT'S SO BIZARRE.))
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[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]


Friends of a Giles County activist say she was much more than that.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Tonight, they speak about her life and what appears to be a mysterious death.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


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


And I'm Jean Jadhon.
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[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]


Susan Daniels hasn't been seen since her home burned to the ground Thursday.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

Authorities now believe her friend, Niklan Jones killed her and then killed himself. [***NEWS 7 @ 6 IN MONITOR***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith-Jean & Myranda /NEWSROOM;]

Myranda Stephens spoke with some of Daniels' today. Myranda, what are they saying? Keith and Jean, they're all in disbelief.
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They can't understand how a woman who lived for peace, could have possibly died in such a violent way.
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[RUNS05] (( IT'S JUST HARD TO BELIEVE, IT'S IMPOSSIBLE TO BELIEVE 19)) Pet store owner, Murn Ford met Daniels 10-years ago through business, but their relationship quickly developed into a friendship.
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[RUNS09] ((IT WAS JUST SORT OF A BOND THAT WAS THERE, 24 I MEAN EVERYTIME SHE'D COME IN, SHE'D GO "MURN!" AND IT WAS A BIG HUG, AND IT JUST MAKE YOUR DAY GO BY SO NICE 31)) Ford says Daniels occasionally brought her friend, Niklan Jones with her to the store. She says both were peace-advocates who loved animals -- Daniels a Virginia graduate student studying birds, and Jones an employee at Tech's vet school.
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[RUNS02] ((YOU KNOW I REALLY NEVER GOT TO KNOW HIM, HE SEEMED A NICE ENOUGH GUY TO ME 11)) [BUTT BUTT BUTT BUTT]
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[RUNS05] (( SHE'D COME INTO THE STORE, AND HE'D COME IN WITH HER A COUPLE TIMES, WHEN SHE'D COME AND GET THINGS, I JUST FIGURED THEY WERE GOOD FRIENDS 33)) ))
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A colleague of Jones' at Tech spoke on behalf of the college, saying members are very saddened and stunned by the "bizarre tragedy," and did not wish to discuss it on-camera. Investigators were back out at the scene today looking for additional evidence.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith-Jean & Myranda /Newsroom;]

But, Keith and Jean, as we've said before, it could take several weeks before they can get a positive identification on remains found near Daniels' home.

[Snipes]


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Authorities in Henry County have positively identified skeletal remains found in a wooded area last week. The medical examiner confirms they are those of 54-year-old Sarah Ann Snipes. Snipes was last seen alive in January. No word how she died.

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Roanoke County says it is considering two sites near Dixie Caverns for a new regional jail.
And officials have scheduled a community meeting next week to discuss the plans.
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The county says it looked at a dozen sites, before selecting two parcels located close together near West River Road.
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But county residents who live near the sites say they are opposed to the project, and concerned about the lack of public input so far.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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County officials say they have to move quickly to meet a March deadline for state funding.
They've scheduled a community meeting on Tuesday November 30th. 6pm at the Salem Civic Center.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Some Botetourt County citizens say supervisors were barking up the wrong tree today.
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This morning, a public hearing was held on a proposed amendment concerning dangerous dogs. Under the ordinance- the owner of a "dangerous dog" would have to carry 100-thousand dollars insurance on the animal. That rubbed some canine owners the wrong way.
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((LEE FITZGERALD/CONCERNED CITIZEN: ONE OF MY MAIN CONCERNS WAS THE $100,000 INSURANCE POLICY. THAT IS VERY DIFFICULT, IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE TO OBTAIN IT. IT COSTS A GREAT DEAL OF MONEY.))
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Even though there haven't been any recent dog attacks, supervisors believed the issue deserved consideration in light of the area's recent growth. The board withdrew the proposal due to some inconsistencies between the state and county's definition of a "dangerous dog."
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[Airport-Security]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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More than a million Virginians are expected to travel this Thanksgiving. Those traveling by air could be in for a surprise at the security gate.
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Richmond Bureau Chief Jennifer Wishon is here to explain. Keith, The Transportation Security Administration
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has changed its screening procedures to better detect explosives... but some passengers say the effort has gone too far.
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((Airports are already seeing an influx of people flying to get a head- start on the Thanksgiving holiday. But this year some passengers will first have to travel through beefed up screening procedures.
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((JENNIFER WISHON/JWISHON@WDBJ7.COM: NOW WHEN PASSENGERS REACH SECURITY CHECKPOINTS THEY COULD BE SUBJECT TO ADDITIONAL SEARCHES, INCLUDING EXTENSIVE PAT-DOWNS EVEN IF THE AUDIBLE ALARM DOESN'T GO OFF. beep.)) [RUNS10]
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Pat- downs that include searches of the entire body including breasts, genitals and buttocks for all passengers selected for additional screening- TSA- reports screeners are required to offer privacy for such inspections and use the back of their hands when searching sensitive parts of the body. Passengers will only be patted- down by screeners of the same gender. Still some believe the new guidelines should be grounded.
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((DEBBY NELSON: YOU NEVER KNOW. PEOPLE COULD TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE SITUATION JUST BECAUSE THEY ARE AUTHORIZED TO TOUCH YOU THEY MAKE TAKE FULL ADVANTAGE OF IT AND I THINK I WOULD FEEL VERY UNCOMFORTABLE ABOUT THAT.)) [RUNS10]
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But others say when it comes to their loved ones there's no such thing as too much security.
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((HAROLD MEYERHOFFER: I DON'T THINK IT'S SOMETHING I REALLY WOULD FEEL COMFORTABLE WITH AND LIKE IT, BUT HERE AGAIN, I'VE GOT MY GRANDCHILDREN TO WORRY ABOUT AND MY DAUGHTER IN LAW COMING TO VISIT AND MY SAFETY SO NOT A PROBLEM.)) [RUNS10]
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[WIPE TO WDBJ WEBPAGE FS] [***JENNIFER'S MIC HOT***] If passengers believe they've been touched inappropriately they can file a complaint on the administration's website.

you can find a link on our homepage at WDBJ7.com. Just click on websites in the news.
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Keith, TSA reports all screeners are trained to conduct the pat- downs respectfully.

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[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]
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It's so addictive only seven percent of those who try it will ever kick the habit.
Still ahead on News 7, one woman's personal struggle with Methamphetamine.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Plus some local soldiers headed overseas get some special treats from school children here at home.
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Methamphetamine is the fastest growing drug problem in Virginia right now.
[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]

Especially, southwestern, Virginia where more than 70 labs have been found this year alone.
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[Up to Speed Animation] In tonight's second of a three part series, New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel DePompa gets us up to speed on why the drug is so addictive. [WIPE WIPE WIPE]
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Connie Constigan Pierce deals Meth every day. In less than two years, she went from a good paying job at a doctor's office to a cell in the Smyth County jail. She says the drug overtook her life. Became her reason for being. Even now it's a struggle to stay away from it.

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A boyfriend first introduced her to the drug. Before she knew it, Pierce was selling Meth-- making thousands of dollars a week, while feeding her own addiction.

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She lost her driver's license and was handed an 80 year suspended prison sentence. One more mistake and Pierce could be headed to jail for the rest of her life.

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((RACHEL DEPOMPA: Only 7-percent of people who even try meth are able to successfully stay off of it. And there's no treatment out there, no miracle drug or cure. Doctors can only treat the symptoms of the crash.)) [RUNS:11]
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((EMILY JENNINGS: IT'S PHYSICALLY AND MENTALLY DAMAGING. IT DEPLETES THE DOPAMINE IN THE BRAIN. DOPAMINE GIVES PEOPLE THE FEEL GOOD, EUPHORIC TYPES OF FEELINGS.)) [RUNS:11]
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Dr. Emily Jennings is the Director of Clinical and professional services at the Life Center of Galax. The treatment facility has seen the number of people hooked on Meth nearly triple in the last four years. Dr. Maria Encarnacion treats some of those patients. She says meth is more addictive then Heroin and actually causes permanent brain damage.
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Connie Constigan Peirce has been clean for a year and two months. She now has a steady job and was even made manager.



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Connie says, it's hard work, but she's proof it is possible to get off meth and stay off. Rachel DePompa, News 7.))
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=Up to Speed]

Tomorrow, a look at what lawmakers are considering and what police say YOU can do to help stop meth from becoming an epidemic in our region.


[L'burg-Council]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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More than 130 Lynchburg firefighters will see something extra in their paychecks starting in January.
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Lynchburg city council today approved a new compensation plan for the fire department that would bring those employees closer to or above the market average.
The average pay raise will be more than ten percent, and it's costing the city about half a million dollars to do it.
Fire officials say the raises will help recruit new members and keep some of the older ones.
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((BUDDY MARTINETTE/LYNCHBURG FIRE CHIEF: MY CONCERN IS THAT IF SOMETHING ISN'T DONE, WE'RE JUST GOING TO BE LIKE IT WAS FOR THE POLICE DEPARTMENT, WE'RE GOING TO BE REACTING TO A BUNCH OF PEOPLE THAT HAVE LEFT AS OPPOSED TO TRYING TO ADDRESS IT BEFORE IT OCCURS.)) ((ART LIPSCOMB/LYNCHBURG FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATION: I THINK IT WILL HELP. WE'VE SEEN THE AVERAGE AGE OF THE RETIREES GO DOWN OVER THE LAST COUPLE OF YEARS, WHEN THEY TURNED 50, THEY LEFT, AND I THINK YOU'LL SEE THEM STAY A LITTLE LONGER NOW.))
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The city will still need to find close to a million dollars every year to continue funding the pay raises.
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[Stocks]


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Stocks recovered as the price of crude oil retreated. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The DOW managed a gain of three points today.
NASDAQ lost about a point.
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[SPONSOR ANNOUNCE]
[COMMERCIAL]

[Sheriff-Funeral]


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A longtime lawman in Pulaski County was laid to rest today.
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John Henry Hall spent close to 30 years in the county sheriff's department, 16 of them as sheriff.
Hall died last week at the age of 91.
At his funeral today, the procession stopped at the sheriff's office for a salute and a moment of silence before moving to the cemetery.
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[National-Guard]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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A group of soldiers headed for Iraq has won a sweet reward thanks to the support of school children in Roanoke.
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Today, second graders from Preston Park Primary School presented 2004 chocolate chip cookies from the Hotel Roanoke to officials at the National Guard Armory.
In a special vote sponsored by Doubletree Hotels, students across the country decided who would receive a quarter of a million cookies, and the military won.
Most of the Roanoke sweets will go to Fort Dix, New Jersey, where some national guardsmen from Roanoke are preparing for deployment in Iraq.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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The Tech-UVa game week hype rolls on as we check in with the folks at the Sugar Bowl. Plus, Ralph Friedgen breaks down the game for us.
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and the old ball coach is back in the SEC - as Steve Spurrier takes over at South Carolina.
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[S-Spurrier]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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The Steve Spurrier, the old Ball coach coach who won 12 games and lost 20 in his two seasons with the Redskins is back in his element.
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Spurrier was named the new head coach at the University of South Carolina this afternoon replacing Lou Holtz, who retired yesterday. He gets a seven year deal worth 1 and a quarter million dollars a season. He won six SEC titles and a national championship while at Florida.
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[S-Sugar]


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The Commonwealth's annual Tech-UVa showdown this Saturday could turn out to be a SWEET experience for the Hokies in more ways than one - BUT only if they win.
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Beamer said this afternoon that tailback Mike Imoh is still questionable for the game with a bad hamstring.

[S-Ralph]


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Perhaps no one is more qualified to access the mathcup between the Hokies and the Hoos than the coach who just played both teams. Ralph Friedgen's Maryland Terrapins breaks it down the personnel for us.

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The Hokies are still favored by four and a half points.
[Rather]
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Dan Rather is stepping down from the C-B-S evening news.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
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[VO-NAT]


Rather will leave the anchor chair in March, exactly 24 years after he took over the job from Walter Cronkite.
There will be more on Rather's decision in just a moment on the CBS Evening News. (------------)