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[ANCHOR=Jean]

Police track down the man they say walked into a factory with a gun-
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[VO-NAT]


What's bad for some consumers is good for Norfolk Southern.
Why it says profits are chugging along.
And what is the Governor up to? We'll explain.
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[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
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Tonight on News 7 sports - JMU and William & Mary are ready for their national semi-final. Tony Womack has a new team in the bigs.
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[VO-NAT]

And Frank Beamer is named the national coach of the year by Sports Illustrated.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
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Heading into some changes in the weather story. First rain and then some chilly temperatures. All the details just ahead.
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[ANCHOR=Jean 3-Shot]


News 7 is next.
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((UNFORTUNATELY WORKPLACE VIOLENCE HAS BECOME A SIGN OF THE TIMES AND WE'RE VERY FORTUNATE THAT THIS INCIDENT ENDED THE WAY IT DID.))
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The search for a suspect leads to an arrest in Pittsylvania County.
Police say they have apprehended the ex-employee who carried a gun into a Rocky Mount plant last night.
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[ANCHOR=JEan]
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Good evening, I'm Jean Jadhon. Keith is off tonight.

[NewBold]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
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Police have charged 39- year- old Israel Yarbrough with two counts of assault and battery and two counts of brandishing a firearm.
He was returned to the Franklin County jail late this afternoon. [***YARBROUGH GRAPHIC IN MONITOR***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & JoeD /Newsroom;]


Joe Dashiell is here with more on a frightening incident and a fortunate conclusion.
[LIVE= JoeD /FULL Newsroom]
[SUPER=@joe1;]


Jean, police feared the worst when the call came in around 7:45 last night, a disgruntled ex- employee had entered the NewBold plant with a gun.
Tonight they're feeling fortunate no was injured, and a suspect is in custody.
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((WE'RE DELIGHTED THIS INDIVIDUAL HAS BEEN ARRESTED AND I KNOW NUMEROUS PEOPLE IN THE COMMUNITY ARE TOO.))
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Israel Yarbrough was picked up in Pittsylvania County, and he arrived at the Franklin County jail late this afternoon.
Investigators believe he gained entry to the NewBold building after an employee who was taking a break returned to work.
As employees scattered, and police cars converged on the plant, Yarbrough fled the area.
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((THE EMPLOYEES CERTAINLY ACTED WITH MUCH REGARD FOR THEIR SAFETY AS WELL AS THEIR CO-WORKERS SAFETY AND EVERYONE KEPT A COOL HEAD IN THIS SITUATION AND I THINK THAT CERTAINLY CONTRIBUTED TO THE FACT THAT NO ONE WAS HURT.))
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Last night, the Pittsylvania County Sheriffs Department found the car investigators believe Yarbrough used to leave the area. And acting on a tip, they arrested him without incident this afternoon.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & joeD /Newsroom;]


Jean, NewBold official Frank Canestrari declined to discuss the incident in detail, but said he is proud of the way employees got themselves to safety and had the presence of mind to set off the alarm and call police.

[Childress]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jmc]
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Federal agents have arrested a fugitive from Danville charged with kidnapping his son.
U.S. marshals found Lemarcus Jermaine Childress last night in Jacksonville, Florida.
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Childress and his wife are accused of abducting 2-year-old A'Mario Stevens from his grandmother's house last month.
[SUPER=03-Danville/November 18]


When the boy disappeared, police sent out an Amber Alert.
Childress called the grandmother one morning and told her A'Mario was on her front porch.
The boy's mother was already in custody.
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[Muhammad]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=04-41 TC1:15:25]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Invest.]

Prosecutors say he paid a man to kill his own wife.
Today capital murder charges against Maverick Muhammad Thomas were certified to a grand jury.
The Martinsville man is charged in connection with the 2000 shooting death of his wife Lisa Muhammad Thomas.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Myranda /Microwave;]


Myranda Stephens was at today's preliminary hearing. Did we learn anything new?
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((ROLLCUE:...he needed some money.))
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[Bomb-Arrests]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=rde]
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[ENG#=3]

A Montgomery County couple is accused of making home made bombs.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Shawsville;]

Over the weekend, employees found Molatov cocktails in a trash can at the Budget Inn in Shawsville. Deputies arrested 31 year old Erin Roark and 29 year old Cheyenne Taylor and charged them with felony manufacture and possession of firebombs or explosives. Investigators say the couple was not planning to harm the motel, but was only throwing the explosive away. Taylor and Roark had stayed at the inn before. Police are still investigating why the pair allegedly had explosives in the first place.
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[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[SS=NONE]
[ENG#=APRISA]


The first rounds are fired in the governor's race.
Still ahead, News 7 is there as Tim Kaine and Jerry Kilgore go face to face over a number of issues.
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And the current governor kicks up his heels to reward some local school kids
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[1st-Wx]

[Kaine-Kilgore]

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Lieutenant Governor Tim Kaine and Attorney General Jerry Kilgore are the likely nominees for governor. Today they squared off in the first of what's sure to be several debates during the coming months.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Jennifer/Microwave;]

Richmond Bureau Chief Jennifer Wishon was there and joins us with more. Jean, the debate actually began yesterday.
[LIVE=Jennifer/FULL]
[SUPER=@Jennifer1;]
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Event organizers planned to let the two candidates to ask each other questions. But yesterday evening the Attorney General threatened to boycott if those plans went forward.
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((JERRY KILGORE: THERE WILL BE AMPLE TIME TO ASK QUESTIONS OF EACH OTHER DURING THE COMING MONTHS.))
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And though the candidates didn't ask each other questions, moderator Larry Sabato covered a range of topics - including this week's eavesdropping settlement. Kilgore maintains it's his office that blew the whistle on the crime, but top Democrats criticize his office for not acting sooner.
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((TIM KAINE: THE FACT THAT THEY WOULDN'T STOP A CRIME FROM BEING COMMITTED WHEN THE PERPETRATOR WAS THEIR FRIEND AND THE VICTIMS WERE THEIR POLITICAL OPPONENTS CAUSES ME GREAT CONCERN.))
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((JERRY KILGORE: IF HE WANTS TO HOLD A VIGIL AROUND THIS DEAD HORSE FOR THE NEXT YEAR MORE POWER TO HIM. THE ISSUE WAS BEHIND ME 33 MONTHS AGO.))
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Tim Kaine says he welcomes a campaign based on moral values, but Kilgore accuses his opponent of being too liberal for Virginia voters.
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((JERRY KILGORE: VIRGINIA VOTERS WILL LEARN THAT HE WAS AN ACLU LAWYER. THEY'LL LEARN THAT HE NOT ONLY OPPOSES THE DEATH PENALTY BUT HE ACTUALLY REPRESENTED DEATH ROW INMATES, THOSE WHO ESCAPED FROM PRISON. THEY'LL LEARN THAT HE'S AGAINST THE SECOND AMENDMENT.))
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((TIM KAINE: I HAVE A FAITH- BASED OBJECTION TO THE DEATH PENALTY AND TO ABORTION AND I'M NOT APOLOGIZING FOR MY FAITH TO ANYBODY, BUT I TAKE AN OATH TO UPHOLD THE LAW. I PUT MY HAND ON A BIBLE, I RAISE MY RIGHT HAND AND I SAY I'M GOING TO UPHOLD THE CONSTITUTION OF THE LAWS AND I WILL. I'LL CARRY OUT THE DEATH SENTENCE AND I'LL PROTECT A WOMAN'S RIGHT TO MAKE HER OWN REPRODUCTIVE DECISIONS.))
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[SUPER=05-Richmond;]

Despite today's negative overtones,
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Jennifer/Microwave;]

Jean, both men also say they plan to run positive campaigns.
(QUESTION: So did they actually agree on anything?)

The two did agree on some issues including the need for a 4- year university in southside and the complete phasing out of the car tax.

[Bedford-Recount]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jen]
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Sometimes one vote makes all the difference.
That's the case in the Bedford County School Board race where a recount today shows the incumbent still wins by a single vote.
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Challenger Laura Beckman Rodes requested the recount after losing to Keith Jones on November fifth.
Earlier today, a panel re-counted paper and absentee ballots as well as machine votes, but the results stand.
Rodes says she wanted to make sure all votes were tallied.
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((LAURA BECKMAN RODES/CHALLENGER:I KNOW WE ASSEMBLED A GOOD TEAM OF INDIVIDUALS TO LOOK AT THAT AND I'M SATISFIED THAT THEY DID THEIR BEST AND THE NUMBERS ARE WHAT THEY ARE)) ((KEITH JONES/BEDFORD CO. SCHOOL BOARD: I WAS VERY CONFIDENT IN THIS SYSTEM THROUGH THIS WHOLE PROCESS, SO WHAT WE HEARD TODAY WAS EXACTLY WHAT I EXPECTED TO HEAR.))
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Rodes is still suing over a provisional ballot that was not counted, but was cast for her.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Norfolk Southern's President says the railroad has a bright future in Roanoke.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Speaking to the Kiwanis Club today, Wink Moorman talked about plans for an intermodal transfer facility in the Star City. It's part of a larger plan to increase the use of rail for long distance freight before a shipment is transferred to trucks. Moorman says a variety of businesses in the Roanoke Valley would realize the benefit.
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((WICK MOORMAN/NORFOLK SOUTHERN PRESIDENT; THAT WOULD ALLOW FOR CUSTOMERS AND PRODUCERS IN THE VALLEY TO HAVE EXPANDED RAIL SERVICE AND FASTER RAIL SERVICE TO THE MIDWEST AND BEYOND.))
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Moorman says many distributors are looking at rail as an option because of increases in trucking fuel costs, and a shortage of long-haul drivers.
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Stocks climbed late in the session. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The DOW rose 54 points.
The NASDAQ rose eleven.
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[Christmas-Store]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Donations are down at many charities this holiday season, including the Community Christmas Store in Salem.
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Nearly 700 families will come by the store Friday and Saturday where they can choose from all sorts of items including toys, household goods and even clothes.
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((ANGIE APGAR/COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS STORE; WE HAVE FRESH CUT TREES THAT SOME FAMILIES WOULDN'T HAVE A TREE TO PUT GIFTS UNDER. WE HAVE BRAND NEW CLOTHING THAT WILL BE GIVEN TOYS FOR CHILDREN. SEVERAL OF THESE FAMILIES MAY NOT HAVE HAD ANYTHING AT ALL AT CHRISTMAS.))
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The store is still in need of food such as peanut butter, jelly and cake mix. It also needs more household items and money,
Donations can be dropped off at the Old Room Store on Apperson Drive next to Sheetz- until eight tonight and from 10 til 2pm tomorrow
You can also mail donations to the Community Christmas store at PO Box 616, Salem Virginia 24153.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=mst]
[GRAPHIC=None]
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Coming up tonight on News 7 sports - Frank Beamer and Al Groh each pick up awards. The Dukes are getting for round two with the Tribe,
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and Gretna native Tony Womack and about to earn some new stripes - pinstripes - as he joins the Yankees.
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[S-Dukes]


[ANCHOR=mike]
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James Madison is 6 and 1 on the road this season. This weekend the Dukes will board the bus again, this time headed for Williamsburg and the 1-double A national semifinals.
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[SUPER=03-Greenville, SC/Last Saturday; :00]


JMU will try to become the first team to advance to the title game by winning three consecutive games on the road in the playoffs. As final exams loom, the Dukes are not interested in history, but they do hope a little chemistry goes a long way.
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The game at Cary field in Williamsburg kicks off at 7 tomorrow night. It will be the first night game in the 69 years the College has played at Zable Stadium. However, for you trivia buffs William and Mary played host to several night games between 1927 and 1933. In fact the first night game played on the east coast was at William & Mary on Sept. 24, 1927, but at a different stadium.

[S-Dudley]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
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William & Mary quarterback Lang Campbell is a finalist for the Dudley award which will given out twice tonight in Richmond.
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Since the award was created in 1990 and named in honor of Bullet Bill Dudley, division one through division three players have competed for the honor. Shawn Moore won the first one in 1990, but the only non-Tech or UVa player to win it was Emory & Henry's Cary Perkins in 1992.
[super=03-Lexington/This Season; ]

But this year there is a separate category for division three players, and Covington native and Hampden Sydney star CW Clemmons is one of the finalists. CW played his high school football at Alleghany.
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[TALENT=MIKE]
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The big Dudley award is between the Tribe's Campbell, Bryan Randall, Alvin Pearman. We'll have the winners for you tonight on News 7 at 11.

[S-Frank]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
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Virginia Tech is taking some time off this week before exams begin on Friday and today the Hokies picked another honor from an expected place.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]

This week's edition of Sports Illustrated magazine breaks down it All-America teams and its has tabbed Frank Beamer the national coach of the year - after he unexpectedly led the Hokies to the ACC title.
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Two Virginia Cavaliers earned first team all-America status - offensive lineman Elton Brown and tight end Heath Miller.

[S-Groh]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Al Groh and his staff are recruiting and beginning to process their MPC Bowl opponent Fresno State.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-This Season; :00]

This afternoon Groh was named region coach of the year by the American Football Coaches Association. Five of these awards are given across the nation. Other winner include Auburn's Tommy Tuberville and Utah's Urban Minor. This is the only award voted on exclusively by the coaches themselves.
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[S-Womack]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
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The Hot Stove is warming in the big leagues and today the Yankees locked down a member of the Salem-Roanoke baseball hall of fame.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-MLB; :00]

Tony Womack has signed with the New York Yankees. Womack agreed to a two-year deal worth about $4 million. The 35-year-old Womack batted .307 with five home runs, 38 RBIs and 26 stolen bases in 145 games for the Cardinals last season. In 11 seasons, Womack has a .274 average, 35 homers, 348 RBIs and 335 stolen bases.
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[Dancing-Gov]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=04-43 TC51:53]
[GRAPHIC=Mark Warner]
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Some kids in Covington got down with the governor today.
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Governor Warner's appearance on the dance floor at Jeter Watson Intermediate School paid off a little wager.
He promised that if the students improved their scores on the S-O-L exams, he'd come celebrate.
They "waltzed" through the tests, so to speak, so the governor got to show off some moves that would make Britney Spears jealous.
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