09/02/05

News-7 at Six


KEITH 2-Shot KEITH 2-Shot

The President views hurricane
damage as help finally arrives.

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VO NAT


JEAN ON VO JEAN ON VO

We'll see what's being done to
help here at home.

And a resolution to the criminal
case against Dr. Cecil Knox.

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Tonight in sports, the Vipers
haven't played a game yet, but they've
gotten rid of their coach. We'll get
you ready for the college football
weekend, with the Hokies, Hoo's, Dukes

ENG#=2 VO-NAT



VO-NAT and also the Ferrum panthers who


changing some things around in hopes of
more wins.

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GRAPHIC=None The holiday weekend has begun and the


weather forecast is very cooperative.
Even Tropical Storm Maria will leave us
alone. Details ahead.
KEITH 4-Shot KEITH 4-Shot

News Seven at Six is next
Open (Open)

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*CG 306


*CG standup Keith Humphry
khumphry@wdbj7.com


*CG standup Jean Jadhon
jjadhon@wdbj7.com


*CG standup Grant Kittelson
gkittelson@wdbj7.com


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VO-NAT VO-NAT

KEITH on VO

KEITH on VO

National Guard convoys
finally roll into New Orleans... as the
President views the damage first-hand.
JEAN on VO JEAN on VO

Students from Lousiana can't
believe their eyes as they watch from
dorm rooms here in Virginia.

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INQ=And to imagine AND TO IMAGINE THAT IT'S NOT THE SAME



CITY ANYMORE, IT COMPLETELY BLOWS MY
MIND.

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OQ=blows my mind




JEAN 2-Shot JEAN 2-Shot

Good evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
KEITH 2-Shot KEITH 2-Shot

And I'm Keith Humphry.
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Worse than imaginable.
That's how President Bush describes the
damage he's seen today across the Gulf
Coast.
JEAN 2-SHOT JEAN 2-SHOT

He also acknowledged
criticism of the government's actions
after the storm, saying he's satisfied
with the response but not the results.

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VO-NAT




*CG locator New Orleans, LA

Sizeable National Guard
convoys finally rolled into downtown
New Orleans today.


Some of those stranded at the
Convention Center praised God after
seeing the arrival of relief supplies.

But others said the relief took
too long, and that they'd only be happy
when they were out of there.

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KEITH ON CAM KEITH ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Katrina Aftermath Virginia State Police are


reviewing two requests from Mississippi
for troopers trained in crowd control.

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VO-NAT




*CG locator Richmond

More than a hundred troopers
gathered in Richmond today.

They were given tetanus shots and
briefed on what to expect if they're
sent to the Gulf Coast.

Many troopers like Martinsville
native John McAfee helped with the
aftermath of Hurricane Isabel here in
Virginia.

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INQ=they just really appreciated





*CG 2line John McAfee
State Police
:00


*CG 2line Kenneth Bumgarner
State Police 23:52:04 JOHN McAFEE: THEY JUST REALLY :07 APPRECIATED YOUR HELP DOWN THERE AND IF
WE GO DOWN SOUTH I'M HOPING IT'LL BE
THE SAME SITUATION.

1:57 KENNETH BUMGARNER: PART OF OUR
TROOPER'S PLEDGE IS TO HELP PEOPLE AND
PRESERVE A QUALITY OF LIFE AND PRESERVE
PROPERTY AND THAT'S WHAT WE'RE DOING.
WE'RE GOING DOWN THERE TO TRY TO
PRESERVE NORMALCY AND TRY TO GET THESE
PEOPLE BACK TO A DECENT LIFE.

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OQ=the people back to a decent life.





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Doctors tell troopers they're
more likely to get bitten by a snake
than contract a disease from dirty
water.
KEITH ON CAM KEITH ON CAM

GRAPHIC=HOLD Carilion is preparing a


hundred-person medical team for
possible deployment to the Gulf Coast

region.
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KEITH ON CAM KEITH ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Katrina Aftermath Many college students from the


hardest-hit areas attend schools in our
area.

While they may have escaped the
hurricane, they can't escape its
effects.

Alex Lawson has the story of two
Washington and Lee students.

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*CG locator Lexington
:00


*CG 2line Michael Kern
Washington & Lee Senior
:09
*CG 2line Robin Davis
Washington & Lee Junior
:43
*CG reporter Alex Lawson
alawson@wdbj7.com
1:25




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OQ=AL, News 7, Lexington < (END SOT) their best to keep their minds of the


crisis in New Orleans. But it's not
easy.

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INQ="That's been.... 12:43"That's been one of the worst


parts, the total sense of isolation.
Being up here and not being down there.
It's taking a lot for me not to jump in
the car and start driving down
there."12:55

RUN=12 (END SOT)



OQ=...down there." When they see these images, it's ever


harder to avoid thinking about what's
happening at home.

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INQ="I guess... 22:20"I guess there's tremendous guilt


that you deal with knowing that you're
so lucky and thousands upon thousands
aren't."22:27

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OQ=...thousands aren't. Robin is indeed lucky. Her house in


Houma still stands. The local sheriff's
office is using it as a satellite
station.

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INQ="It's a living hell 21:58"It's a living hell, it's not even



a nightmare. I'm one of the lucky
ones. I know I have a home to come
back to, yes it's damaged, its beaten,
but it's there. I know that my family
is safe, I know people that don't know
that."22:10

RUN=12 (END SOT)



OQ=...for that matter." And for Michael, he says he's had a


hard time sleeping all week.

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INQ="I see myself... 16:03"I see myself driving down the


street and then I just wake up in a
cold sweat because that street, you
can't drive down it. ."16:18

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OQ= So miles away, they're doing their best


to help out.

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INQ="I've been... 20:45"I've been sitting trying to get


news, emergency information, shelter
location, anything and then try to feed
it back to my parents so they can tell
other people because the only
communication down there is word of
mouth."20:56

RUN=11 (END SOT)



OQ=....word of mouth. All they can look forward to is getting


home.

But the question is when?


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INQ="I can't fget home 22:40"I can't get home if I tried.I


don't know if I'm going to get home for
Thanksgiving."22:43

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OQ=...Thanksgiving." But hopefully sooner.



Alex Lawson, News 7, Lexington.>>
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GRAPHIC=Katrina Aftermath There are many people in need


across the Gulf Coast and people here
in Virginia are pitching in many ways.

WDBJ-TV is now teaming up with
Kroger and the Second Harvest Food Bank
for a food drive.

ROANOKE CO. DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & DOUBLE BOXES


Jeremy/Microwave Jeremy Butterfield is at the
Tanglewood Kroger this evening.

Jeremy, how are things going so
far?

LIVE=Jeremy Full/Microwave LIVE FULL

*CG standup Jeremy Butterfield
jbutterfield@wdbj7.com


*CG live Roanoke Co.



JEREMY ADLIBS



*CG 2line Margaret Harvey
Roanoke Resident


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ADLIB



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KEITH 2-Shot KEITH 2-Shot

An abrupt end to the case
against Doctor Cecil Knox... the month
before he was set for trial.

More on that next on News
Seven.

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VO-NAT





JEAN 2-Shot JEAN 2-Shot

And is there light at the end
of the gas price tunnel?

The governor says there's
some significant improvement. We'll
explain.

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MINI OPEN



KEITH ON CAM KEITH ON CAM

GRAPHIC=None It was originally an OxyContin

News7 @ 6 in Monitor conspiracy. Then came allegations of
kickbacks. In the end it was a
racketeering case.

Today the charges against Doctor
Cecil Knox came down to three felonies
and a misdemeanor.

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*CG locator Abingdon
:00


*CG 2line John Lichtenstein
Knox's Attorney
:21
*CG 2line Tony Anderson
Knox's Attorney
:37
*CG 2line John Brownlee
U. S. Attorney
1:02
*CG 2line Dr. Cecil Knox
Defendant
1:20



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OQ=treatment of non-Hodgkin Lymphoma << The Roanoke pain specialist was



(END SOT) all set for a second trial. The case


had been moved to Abingdon, and the
trial was due to begin next month.

To avoid that, Dr. Knox agreed to
surrender his medical license, pay the
government $5,000 in restitution and
admit to three crimes he'd already
owned up to on the witness stand.

John L:

29:57

IF YOU GO BACK TO THE TRIAL TWO YEARS
AGO, AND LOOK AT HOW DR. KNOX HONESTLY
TESTIFIED TO MISTAKES THAT HE FREELY
ADMITTED AND THAT THAT HAS FORMED THE
BASIS TO CLOSE THIS CASE ON HIS OWN
TERMS.
RUN15



24:20

WHAT HE ADMITTED TO IN HIS TESTIMONY
DURING HIS FIRST TRIAL HE'S AGREED TO
ENTER PLEAS TO TODAY. THAT'S SPLITTING
FASTIN PILLS WITH ONE PATIENT, SMOKING
MARIJUANA ON THE RIVER WITH ANOTHER AND
SMOKING MARIJUANA IN THE BASEMENT WITH
AN EMPLOYEE.
RUN14

Plus the misdemeanor count that
forms the health-care fraud charge.


Dr. Knox faces no more than 12 months
under house arrest when he's sentenced
in November.

11:15 Brownlee at podium in answer to
Question

THIS CASE HAS ALWAYS BEEN ABOUT ONE
ROGUE DOCTOR WHO PRESCRIBED LOTS OF
HIGHLY ADDICTIVE DRUGS TO SEVERAL
HUNDRED PATIENTS IN AN EFFORT TO MAKE
MONEY. RUN:10



35:53 Keith's Question to Dr. Knox

The government would have us believe
that a rogue doctor has been put out of
business and that countless patients
and people have been saved as a result.

IT THINK I'D SAY THAT WE SEE IT
DIFFERENTLY.
RUN:14

Knox will take his daughter to college
next week, then returns to face a bone
marrow biopsy in his continuing
treatment of non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.>>


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GRAPHIC=NOne The case against Dr. Knox has


dragged on for more than five years.

He says he's satisfied he's put
it behind him on his own terms.
2-SHOT 2SHOT

The chief federal prosecutor in
this region calls it the most
significant conviction in this district
in 35 years.

U-S Attorney John Brownlee is
here to explain.
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U. S. Attorney


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JEAN ON CAM JEAN ON CAM

Stocks closed lower as many
investors got a head start on the long
Labor Day weekend.
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12.26 The DOW fell 12 points today.
10447.37 The NASDAQ lost seven.
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KEITH 2-Shot KEITH 2 Shot

Gas supplies may be stabilizing,
but some area motorists weren't taking
any chances today.
JEAN 2-Shot JEAN 2-Shot

They were filling up their tanks
wherever they could buy gas.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Danville

The average price of regular
unleaded in Southside was around 3-29 a
gallon ... but that didn't keep many
drivers from topping off their tanks.

Some were filling up even though

they had no travel plans for the
holiday weekend.

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INQ=Just tell me




*CG 2line Joan Shively
Motorist
:00


*CG 2line Dexter Turner
Motorist 12:09:33 Just tell me why you're :12 filling up today. JOAN
SHIVELY/MOTORIST: BECAUSE I'M BELOW
HALF AND I GOT NERVOUS AND I THOUGHT I
BETTER GET SOME. Nervous that it might
not be here tomorrow? SHIVELY: IT MIGHT
NOT BE HERE, IT MIGHT NOT BE HERE.

12:11:12 DEXTER TURNER: IT'S
SOMETHING, I HAVEN'T SEEN NOTHING LIKE
THIS SINCE THE EARLY 70'S. So it's not
so much the price, it's the supply
you're worried about now. TURNER: YEAH,
IT HAS EVERBODY WORRIED RIGHT NOW.

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OQ=worried right now.





VO-NAT VO-NAT



Some stations have run out of
certain grades of gas ... and owners

were unsure when the next shipment
would come in.

(END VO) (END VO)


JEAN ON CAM JEAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=GAS SUPPLy Governor Warner says Virginia's


short-term gasoline supply outlook has
"improved dramatically", thanks to an
increase in supply pipeline activity.

And we checked into rumors that have
been flyng around today- and found
there are NO orders to limits gas sales
this weekend.
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GRAPHIC=None Coming up in sports, Hockey back,
ENG#=APRISA but their is no coach for the Vipers.


Ferrum changing a few things for 2005.
JMU talks about 4th quarter success.

VO-NAT VO-NAT



And the Virginia Cavaliers have seen
their Saturday opponent before but that
may not mean a whole lot come game
time, Al Groh talks about the Wahoo's
game plan next in Sports.

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GRAPHIC=FERRUM The Ferrum Panthers host Guilford


in their season opener. Dave Davis and
company are hoping to rebound from a 4
and 6 season, in which several young
players were forced into action.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Ferrum
:00 One noticeable personnel change
has Matt Spangler moving from
quarterback to linebacker. The
Northside grad split time under center
last season, but is excited about the
move to defense.

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*CG 2line Matt Spangler
Ferrum Linebacker

:03


*CG 2line Dave Davis
Ferrum Head Coach
:23



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OQ=would be on defense."


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GRAPHIC=JMU Who says that there are no


pre-season games in college football.
The J-M-U Dukes open up defense of
their national championship by playing
Lock Haven a Division 2 team.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Harrisonburg

The Dukes don't expect to have a
close game with Lock Haven but if they
do get into that situation they have
the confidence that they will come out
with a win. A season ago J-M-U won 8
games by 10 points or less.

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*CG 2line Frank Cobbs
JMU Defensive Lineman
:05

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OQ=win a lot of them.


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GRAPHIC=UVA U-V-A opens up their season this


Saturday Night at home against Western
Michigan.

ENG#=3 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG file September 13, 2003

The Cavaliers have played the
Broncos recently. They traveled to
Kalamazoo just 2 seasons ago. Marques
Hagans was at quaterback in that game
filling in for a injured Matt Schaub.
Western Michigan has a different head
coach since then and with this being
the season opener, the Cavs are not
going into this contest with their game
plan set in stone.

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INQ=





*CG 2line Al Groh
2-2 in season openers
:07

RUNS=16 (END SOT)

OQ=stay that way.