04/24/05

News 7 at 6


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ANCHOR=MYRANDA



MYRANDA

A shooting last night in Bedford
County has officers searching cars --
in the hopes of finding a stow away
shooter.

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Good evening, I'm Myranda
Stephens.
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GRAPHIC=Shooting The shooting ended with the


suspect in handcuffs, and the victim
struggling to survive.

Jeremy Butterfield was outside
the home today where the shooting took
place -- and tells us what witnesses
and neighbors are saying.

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*CG locator Bedford Co.
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*CG 2line Edward Thompsoen
Hidden Valley Resident
:27


*CG 2line Thandi Jones
Witness
:44


*CG standup Jeremy Butterfield
jbutterfield@wdbj7.com
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(END SOT) The Hidden Valley trailor park


looks empty, only one day after it was
swarming with police officers, looking
for a shooter.

Police dogs, helicopters, and
officers combed the park, looking for
any evidence of 35 year-old Derick
Martin.

Police say Martin shot Charles
Spinner in the stomach and then ran

off.

Some nearby residents say they
didn't hear the gun shots, and were
surprised to see police just across the
street.

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EDWARD THOMPSOEN:I BEEN LIVING HERE TWO
YEARS SO I AIN'T NEVER SEEN NOTHING OR
HEARD NOTHING LIKE THIS DOWN HERE. NOT
LIKE THAT YOU KNOW.

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OQ=that you know Some residents CLEARLY heard the


gun shots.

Thandi Jones was getting her hair
done inside the blue trailor, when
Spinner was shot on her front porch.

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THANDI JONES:FIRST THEY WERE GETTING
ALONG OR WHATEVER, AND SHARING BEERS
SHARING CIGARETTES, THEN NEXT THING I
KNOW THEY GOT TO FUSSEN, THEN GUNSHOTS
STARTED SHOOTING.

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OQ=started shooting. Thandi doesn't know what the two


were fighting about, only that Martin
wanted Spinner to go.

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THANDI JONES:DERRICK SAID IF YOU DON'T
GET OFF THE PORCH I'M GOING TO SHOOT
YOU.

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INQ=Bedford Police located @21:56:19



JEREMY BUTTERFIELD:BEDFORD POLICE
LOCATED MARTIN FIFTEEN MILES AWAY FROM
THE SHOOTING AT HIS MOTHER'S HOUSE. HE
IS BEING CHARGED WITH MALICIOUS
WOUNDING AND USE OF A FIREARM TO COMMIT
A FELONY. ONE OF THE VICTIMS RELATIVES,
WHO DIDN'T WANT TO BE IDENTIFIED, IS
WONDERING WHY HE IS GETTING THE LESSER
CHARGE OF MALICIOUS WOUNDING AND NOT
ATTEMPTED MURDER.

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Bedford police say the malicous
wounding charge against Martin has the
potential to be upgraded or downgraded,
depending on what they learn from
further investigation.

Martin is currently being held
without bond at the Bedford Adult
Detention Center.

Jeremy Butterfield, News 7,

Bedford County.

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GRAPHIC=None Some *Amherst* County residents


were greeted with a "stinky" situation
this morning.

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*CG locator Amherst Co.

A third-party contractor was
drilling off of Dillard Road in the
Madison Heights section of the county,
when he struck a gas line just before
nine o'clock.

Two local businesses were
affected -- O'Neil Steel and Quality
Foods.

Officials say neither business
was open, but the Quality Foods
building had to be ventilated.

A *spokesman* for Columbia Gas of
Virginia says workers were able to make
the area safe again just after ten
o'clock, but repairs are ongoing.

He says service should be

returned by tonight or early tomorrow
depending on the needs of the
businesses.

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GRAPHIC=None Some future Botetourt County


athletes will be able to *swing to the
stars* when their new fields open in
2007.

Even though it's still years away
- three local organizations have
pledged 50-thousand dollars to get the
project off the ground.

The money is going toward the new
Botetourt Sports Complex's
baseball-softball center -- at
Greenfield Recreation Park.

Two-hundred thousand dollars has
already been designated for the project
by the Virginia Department of
Conservation and Recreation.

Construction will begin this
summer.
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GRAPHIC=None A gay and lesbian group will meet


with students from conservative,
Christian *Liberty University* -- to
talk with students about sexual
orientation and gender identity.

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*CG file File Tape

Soulforce- has rallied at
Reverend Jerry Falwell's church
before... it says homosexual students
are forced to live "closeted lives."

Group members plan to give
Falwell letters from gay students to
prove a problem exists.

The university said in a
statement it respects the group's right
to hold views contrary to the school,
but the administration plans to
maintain order.

That means no signs or literature
can be given to students.

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GRAPHIC=None While *fighter pilots* were


battling Nazi forces during World War
Two -- some were also fighting a war on
racism.

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*CG locator Roanoke Co.

Today, Lieutenant Colonel Howard
Baugh talked about his experiences as a
Tuskegee Airman.

The event was hosted by the
Virginia Museum of Transportation.

Baugh recounted his experiences
as a military man -- in an Airforce
that wasn't as accepting to African
American pilots as it is today.

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*CG 2line Lt. Col. Howard Baugh
Original Tuskeegee Airman @02:17:17

HOWARD BAUGH:BACK THEN THE MILITARY
SERVICES OF THE UNITED STATES WERE THE
MOST RACIST AND DISCRIMINATORY SEGMENT

OF OUR SOCIETY. TODAY THEY ARE THE MOST
FAIR AND INTEGRATED SEGMENT OF OUR
SOCIETY.

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Baugh says he is proud of the
military for making great strides in
the equal rights movement, and proud to
be an American.

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GRAPHIC=None Roanoke's C-2-C competition is a


groundbreaking project that has focused
attention on environmentally- friendly
and affordable housing.

By the end of next month, organizers
hope to have the first *C-2-C homes*
under construction here. Recently, Joe
Dashiell spoke with some of the
designers whose work will have an
impact on local neighborhoods.

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*CG locator Roanoke
:12


*CG 2line Kandy Brouchoud
Wisconsin Architect
:23
*CG reporter Joe Dashiell
jdashiell@wdbj7.com
:28
*CG 2line Jon Brouchoud
Wisconsin Architect
:43



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OQ=JD News 7 Roanoke < (END SOT) Roanoke for the C2C home competition.


And when the winners were announced in
January, more than 200 went on display
at the Art Museum of Western Virginia.

Now architects, builders and community
leaders are focusing on a handful,
translating some of the most promising
designs into workable projects.

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INQ=It's many times bigger KANDY BROUCHOUD/WISCONSIN ARCHITECT:


IT'S MANY TIMES BIGGER THAN WE
ANTICIPATED WHEN WE STARTED OFF AND
WE'RE REALLY EXCITED TO SEE THAT
BECAUSE WE REALLY STRONGLY BELIEVE IN

THIS.

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OQ=we really strongly believe in this. Kandy and Jon Brouchoud are young


architects from Wisconsin. Their
"nutri-house" is one of the first
concepts that will be constructed when
Blue Ridge Housing Development
Corporation and the Roanoke
Redevelopment and Housing Authority
break ground this spring.

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INQ=We wanted it to be JON BROUCHOUD/WISCONSIN ARCHITECT: WE


WANTED IT TO BE SOMETHING THAT IS
BUILDABLE THAT APPEARED TRADITIONAL
THAT PEOPLE WOULDN'T BE AFRAID OF, THAT
DOESN'T LOOK LIKE IT'S PURELY
THEORETICAL OR ABSTRACT APPLICATION AND
HOPEFULLY THE DESIGN WILL LEND ITSELF
REALLY WELL TO CONSTRUCTION.

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OQ=really well to construction. Clemson graduate student Damien Linnen


is planning to spend the summer in
Roanoke, as Habitat for Humanity and
the Roanoke College Community Outreach
Office develop his design, "House as
Porch." And University of Texas
graduate student Robert Gay will be
working with Community Housing Partners
in Blacksburg.


Organizers plan to break ground before
Memorial Day, setting the stage for
what they hope will be a successful
summer putting innovative ideas into
practice.

Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke>>

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GRAPHIC=NONE Still to come on News 7 at


6...authorities in Blacksburg are
looking for a hit and run suspect.

ENG#=APRISA VO-NAT



VO-NAT And the search continues in Pulaski


County for a man wanted on nine felony
charges.

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GRAPHIC=None A missing woman is found unharmed


in Roanoke County.
TAKE APRISA TAKE APRISA

59-year-old Peggy James was
located around 11 o'clock this morning
-- on Rutrough Road.

James, who's from Wytheville, was
in Roanoke visiting family.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
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*CG locator Roanoke

Relatives became concerned when
James disappeared after a trip to the
Valley View Walmart last night around
5:45.

Family members say James does

*NOT* suffer from dementia or any other
illness and that's why they were
worried.

Police continue to investigate
*WHAT* led to the woman's
disappearance.

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GRAPHIC=None An ongoing drug investigation in


Halifax County has resulted in the
arrests of two men.

TAKE APRISA VO-NAT



VO-NAT 37-year-old Bruce Alonzo Cribbs of


South Boston, and 38-year-old Bobby
Samuel Francis of Halifax were both
arrested Friday on drug-related
charges.

Authorities say the arrests stem from
an ongoing drug investigation -- in
which they recovered large amounts of
cash, drugs and other stolen items.

Both men are in custody under no bond.

More arrests are expected.

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GRAPHIC=None Blacksburg police are searching for


the person wanted for a hit and run
last night.

Officials say 37-year-old David Lee
Dickerson was found lying on a sidewalk
in the 700 block of Giles Road around
11:30 last night.

He had been hit by a car.

Dickerson WAS able to give
officials a license plate number and
brief description of the vehicle before
being flown to Roanke Memorial
Hospital.

There's no word on his condition.


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GRAPHIC=None Authorities continue the manhunt


for a suspect who is wanted on nine
felony warrants.

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VO-NAT




*CG locator Pulaski Co.
Friday Greg Akers Acres is wanted on

several charges including drug,
robbery, and abduction -- in Floyd and
Montgomery Counties.

Friday, Pulaski County Sheriff's
deputies along with DEA and *A-T-F
agents* -- were out in full-force
searching the Oakview subdivisions in
Pulaski County.

Agents had their guns drawn, as
helicopters circled overhead.. but had
no luck finding Akers.

He's considered armed and
dangerous.
TAKE APRISA TAKE APRISA

If you have any information on
Akers you're asked to call the Pulaski
County Sheriff's Office at
540-980-7800.

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GRAPHIC=NONE When News 7 at 6 returns....some


homeowners are upset about a new
housing project in Bath County.

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VO-NAT And some middle school students in


Salem will now have a better learning

environment.

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GRAPHIC=None Salem middle school students


won't be learning while trying to deal
with construction anymore.

That story tops our Education 7
Report.

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*CG locator Salem 14.5

Today, Andrew Lewis Middle School
celebrated the completion of
renovations.

Most of the changes to the school
are pretty obvious like the new
bathrooms, and a new fitness room --
but a lot of changes went on behind the
scenes.

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INQ=It was practical




*CG 2line Jerry Campbell
Andrew Lewis Middle School Principal @15:05:15

JERRY CAMPBELL:IT WAS PRACTICAL. THIS
BUILDING WAS REDONE FROM TOP TO BOTTOM.
THE WALLS WERE GUTTED, NEW WIRING PUT
IN, NEW POWER PUT IN, MORE POWER PUT
IN, TO MAKE SURE THAT WE CAN TAKE CARE
OF THE COMPUTERS AND THE THINGS OF THAT
NATURE THAT WE WILL BE ADDING EACH
YEAR.

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The school nearly doubled in size
adding a new cafeteria, classrooms, and
conference rooms.

The renovations cost the city
nearly 15-million dollars.

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GRAPHIC=None Coming up tonight on News 7


sports - Hampden Sydney wins the ODAC
baseball title.


We'll see what the Cavs thought
about their spring fling work from
yesterday.

ENG#=APRISA VO-NAT



VO-NAT And more Hokies and Cavaliers are


picked during day two of the NFL draft.
We'll tell you where they're headed
when we return.

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GRAPHIC=ODAC The Old Dominion Athletic


conference crowned its baseball
tournament champion this afternoon as
Lynchburg College the number two seed
took on sixth seeded Hampden-Sydney -
the Cinderella in this year's tourney.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT





*CG locator Salem
Lynchburg vs. Hampden-Sydney The wind was whipping and :00 swirling at Salem Memorial which gave
outfielders more than a couple of
anxious moments.

And oh yes, there also was a
brief period of heavy snow flurries to
add to the unbearable conditions for
fans, as well.

Lynchburg took a two to nothing
lead, but Hampden Sydney right back in
it in the third. An error allowed
Heritage product Josh Apperson to stay
on base, and he made the Hornets pay,
as senior Michael Clark finds a hole
between third and short, and Apperson
will motor around and score to make it
a 2-to-1 game.

Another key Lynchburg error in
the fourth on what should have been a
routine putout in the infield allowed
Hampden Sydney to tie the game. First
baseman Tommy Burk will tag on Luke
Brankley's sacrifice to right and slide
in to make it a 2-all game after four
innings.

But Lynchburg would rally back
itself in the fifth inning. The pass
ball will allow Cave Spring product

Eric O'Brien to race home from third
and put the Hornets in front 3-to-2. *CG final Lynchburg
3 But Hampden Sydney would not be Hampden-Sydney denied. The sixth seed would get two 4 runs in the seventh and a string Tigers Go Unbeaten in Tourney complete game, 7 strikeout performance
from tourney MVP John Schoenholtz to
win the tournament 4-to-3 and earn a
trip to the NCAA playoffs.

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MIKE ON CAMERA MIKE ON CAMERA

GRAPHIC=HOLD ODAC The ODAC softball title is being


decided at this hour at the Moyer
complex in Salem with Roanoke taking on
Lynchburg.
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GRAPHIC=NFL DRAFT Day two of the NFL draft has been


a bonanza for UVa and Virginia Tech
players.

A total of six Hokies and
Cavaliers were selected today.

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*CG file Last Season
:00 The first local player picked on
day two was Hokies safety Vinny Fuller,
who was very impressive at the Tech NFL
workout. Vinny was the seventh pick in
the fourth round going to Tennessee.

Elton Brown, who many thought
could go in the first round was taken
by Arizona with the 10th pick in the
fourth round.

Two more UVa players went in the
fourth round including Alvin Pearman -
the talented tailback was taken with
the 127th overall pick by the Jaguars.

Chris Canty, who is still coming
back from his knee injury was taken by
the Cowboys in the fourth round,

Tech's Jon Dunn - the big six
seven offensive lineman was taken by
the Browns in the seventh round.

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GRAPHIC=NFL DRAFT UVa's Andrew Hoffman was also


picked by the Browns in the 6th, while
UVa's Patrick Estes went to 49ers in
the 7th.

Surprisingly, neither Jim Davis

nor Bryan Randall was picked.




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