Up next on News 7-
Word tonight of strong evidence against the suspected Unabomber. We'll tell
what agents reportedly found inside the cabin.
Lech (wah-LEN-sa) is in Bedford County tonight. We'll have a live report.
Plus new information on why a plane went down killing a seven year old pilot
and two others.
And Robin tells us if this warm weather will last-
News 7 is next.
Super=#D-59;News 7 at 11;
Two hundred years after it was home to one of America's founding fathers,
Poplar Forest tonight played host to one of the 20th centuries great democratic
Former Polish President Lech (Wah-LEN-za) Walesa paid a visit to Thomas
Jefferson's Bedford County retreat.
Double boxes=jean/steve STARLINK
Steve Smallshaw joins us live from Poplar Forest. Steve, what did the former
president think of the historic estate?
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(Roll cue:...need to do more to preserve historic properties like this.)
SUPER=01-Lech Walesa/Former Polish President;:23
SUPER=01-Lynne Beebee/Poplar Forest Exec. Dir. :49
OUT Q=not an architect.
Firefighters in Collinsville say quick response time saved several stores
from going up in smoke.
Turner's Custom Refinishing caught on fire around 3:30 this afternoon.
The fire chief says five and 10 gallon containers of chemicals were still
exploding when the firefighters arrived.
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IN Q=Had some pretty
((DARYL EMBERSON/COLLINSVILLE FIRE CHIEF: HAD SOME PRETTY GOOD EXPLOSIONS
GOING OFF FOR ABOUT HALF AN HOUR UNTIL WE HAD ENOUGH WATER ON IT TO COOL IT
SUPER=01-Daryl Emberson/Collinsville Fire Chief;
OUT Q=cool it down
At one point, the flames spread to some nearby woods and touched off a brush
fire as well.
Four other businesses connect to Turner's.
Three of those had smoke and water damage.
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IN Q=We come in
((EMBERSON: WE CAME IN, HAD A LOT OF FIRE AND WE CAME IN HITTIN' IT WITH A LOT
OF WATER REAL QUICK AND THAT IS WHY THE REST OF THE BUILDING IS STILL STANDIN'.
OUT Q=is still standin'.
Business- Route 220 was closed for several hours.
Fire officials say they don't know what caused the blaze.
It could be the strongest link yet between the Unabomber and Theodore
Sources says agents have found what may be the typed original of the
The papers were apprently found in the suspect's Montana cabin.
Kaczynski's brother contacted the F-B-I after reading the manifesto and
comparing it to letters sent by Kaczynski.
Kaczynski is being held in a Montana jail- but has not been charged in the
A package exploded in South Florida today- killing a woman and injuring
Diana Gonzalez reports the woman's husband was out of town when the bomb
went off- but so far police have not named a suspect.
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((A powerful package bomb blew up in a home in Plantation, Florida, this
afternoon, instantly killing the woman who opened it and injuring three
children. Police are scrambling to figure out who sent the bomb and why.
The explosion shook an affluent neighborhood in this city just west of Fort
Lauderdale. The force of the blast blew out doors and windows of the home and
tossed debris into the swimming pool.
CHRISTINE FILUSCH/WITNESS: IT SOUNDED LIKE A SHOTGUN. IT WAS AROUND TWELVE
O'CLCOK AND THEN I SAW A LOT OF CARS COMING BY.
The bomb came in a box with the logo of an overnight package service. Reports
from the scene say an 11-year-old neighbor boy saw it on the front step and
brought it inside. he gave it to his 9-year-old friend, who took it inside and
gave it to his mother. When she opened it, it blew up, killing the mother
instantly and injuring the three children. Two boys are said to have suffered
minor injuries. The sister complained of having no feeling in one of her legs.
There is no talk of a motive or suspect at this time, but the blast sent a
scare to two other nearby homes which received packages as well. Those turned
out to be harmless, legitimate deliveries. Agents of the Federal Bureau of
Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms are all over the scene, trying to piece together
the kind of explosive used. Diana Gonzalez, CBS News, Miami.))
Authorities may know what caused the plane crash that claimed the life of
seven-year-old Jessica Dubroff.
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IN Q=WE KNOW
((STEVE MCCREARY/NTSB: WE KNOW APPROXIMATELY THE WEIGHT OF THE OCCUPANTS, THE
TOTAL WEIGHT OF THE OCCUPANTS AND THE AIRCRAFT, AND THE ITEMS INSIDE THE
AIRCRAFT AND ASSUMING FULL FUEL, PUTS THE AIRCRAFT WELL OVER MAXIMUM GROSS
SUPER=01-Steve McCreary/NTSB Investigator;
OUT Q=TAKEOFF WEIGHT
Officials believe that Cheyenne's thin, high altitude air may have also
contributed to the crash.
Meanwhile, Jessica's mother is still expressing no regrets about letting her
daughter fly at such a young age.
IN Q=Children are very
((LISA HATHAWAY/JESSICA'S MOTHER: CHILDREN ARE VERY POWERFUL. I'D LIKE THEM TO
HAVE THEIR POWER BACK. NOT NECESSARILY TO FLY AIPLANES AND THEN CRASH,
NATURALLY. I DO WANT THEM TO HAVE THE JOY OF GOING FOR WHAT THEY WANT TO GO
SUPER=01-Lisa Hathaway/Jessica's Mother;
OUT Q=to go for.
Jessica's father and flight instructor were also killed in the crash.
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When News 7 at 11 returns, some manicures could leave permanent nail damage.
How to tell if your manicurist is safe.
and a Roanoke principal is cleared of charges he struck a student.
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A Roanoke judge has dismissed the assault charge filed against Michael
He's the school principal who was accused of hitting a 15 year old student
in one of his classrooms.
Today, the student and three other witnesses from the city's alternative
education program said McIntosh committed an unprovoked assault.
But McIntosh and others denied the charge, and a judge ruled there was
IN Q=We presented four eyewitnesses
((ANN GARDNER/PROSECUTOR: WE PRESENTED FOUR EYEWITNESSES TO THE FACT THAT MR.
MCINTOSH STRUCK A STUDENT IN THE FACE WITHOUT PROVOCATION AT ALL. ONE OF THOSE
WITNESSES WAS A 27- YEAR TEACHER IN THE ROANOKE CITY SCHOOL SYSTEM AND I JUST
DON'T KNOW WHAT ELSE WE COULD HAVE PRESENTED.))
((MICHAEL MCINTOSH/TAYLOR ACADEMY PRINCIPAL: ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS LOOK AT THE
ACCOMPLISHMENTS THAT HAVE HAPPENED AT THE TAYLOR ACADEMY SINCE I'VE BEEN THERE
AND ONE OF THOSE THINGS IS THAT I DON'T DEAL IN VIOLENCE, HITTING KIDS OR
MALIGNING KIDS IN ANY WAY AND THAT'S WHAT I WANT TO CONTINUE DOING.))
SUPER=01-Ann Gardner/Prosecutor; :
SUPER=01-Michael McIntosh/Taylor Learning Academy Principal; :
OUT Q=continue doing.
McIntosh says he wants to return to his job. School officials hope to meet
with him next week.
Governor George Allen says the three Roanoke area projects he vetoed in the
new budget did not meet the right criteria.
That's three out of only five statewide.
As Ellen Qualls reports, Roanoke Democrats are steamed.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke; :56 QUICK
OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.
(( The Governor greeted reporters with a shovel in his hand.
It was for planting an Arbor Day tree at the Capitol.
But while George Allen was dumping dirt in Richmond, Democrats were blasting
him for dumping on the Roanoke Valley.
((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D-VINTON: WHAT REALLY PAINS ME IS THAT WE HAVE A GOVERNOR
WHO WAS WILLING TO PUT UP 163- MILLION DOLLARS WORTH OF INCENTIVES TO GET
DISNEY TO LOCATE A THEME PARK IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA, YET HE'S UNWILLING TO PUT
UP 900- THOUSAND DOLLARS TO MAINTAIN A MAJOR EMPLOYER IN THE ROANOKE VALLEY.))
Specifically, Allen vetoed money for the College of Health Sciences in
He vetoed money to help Roanoke County's Rusco, Incorporated move after VDOT
bought its land.
And he cut funding for Virginia CARES -- which helps inmates statewide
return to post- prison life.
Making Virginia CARES compete for funding really grates Vic Thomas.
((DEL. VIC THOMAS/D-ROANOKE: I THINK THEY DO A PRETTY GOOD JOB HELPING PEOPLE
FIND JOBS, ALL OF THE THINGS THEY NEED. HELPING THEM FIND A PLACE TO STAY AND
SO FORTH AND THEIR RECORD SPEAKS FOR ITSELF.))
((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: THE ROANOKE AREA MORE THAN ANY OTHER REGION -- TAKE THAT
NEW CENTURY COUNCIL, HAS GOTTEN MORE DECISIONS OF ME APPROPRIATING GOVERNOR'S
OPPORTUNITY FUNDS THAN ANY OTHER REGION IN THE STATE OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF
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((ROANOKE VALLEY DEMOCRATS HAVE UNTIL WEDNESDAY TO REMIND THEIR COLLEAGUES THAT
THIS BUDGET PASSED OVERWHELMINGLY THE FIRST TIME. ONLY A TWO THIRDS VOTE IS
NEEDED TO OVERRIDE THE GOVERNOR'S VETO. DICK CRANWELL SAYS ANY OTHER OUTCOMES
WOULD JUST BE PARTISAN POLITICS. ELLEN QUALLS, NEWS 7, RICHMOND.))
A used car dealer from Roanoke is sentenced to house arrest and probation
for food stamp fraud.
Joseph Spangler pleaded guilty to two counts of accepting food stamps as
partial payment for cars he sold at his lot.
This afternoon Federal Judge James Turk sentenced Spangler to two years
probation on each count.
The terms will run at the same time.
Sentencing guidelines also called for at least six months incarceration.
IN Q=but because the
((TONY GIORNO/PROSECUTOR: BUT BECAUSE IT FELL WITHIN A CERTAIN ZONE--ZONE B,
THAT SIX MONTHS COULD BE SERVED BY HOME CONFINEMENT AND EVIDENTLY JUDGE TURK
FELT THAT BECAUSE OF THIS MAN'S AGE AND PHYSICAL PROBLEMS THAT THE HOME
CONFINEMENT WAS A SUITABLE ALTERNATIVE TO SENDING HIM TO PRISON.))
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Spangler also paid a 75-hundred dollar fine and 95-hundred dollars in
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Still to come on the broadcast, Steve Mason will have all of today's
qualifying results from North Wilkesboro,
and we'll see how Richard Petty is taking his latest race off the track.
The artificial nail business is booming.
But inexperience has left some women with permanent nail damage.
Teresa Hamilton talked with one expert about what to look for in a
qualified nail technician.
IN Q=The key is
SUPER=01-April Swain/Nail Technician; :00
OUT Q=Hamilton, News 7.
IN Q=The key
((APRIL SWAIN/NAIL TECHNICIAN: THE KEY IS PUBLIC EDUCATION, MAKING THE PUBLIC
AWARE OF WHAT TO LOOK FOR.))
OUT Q=what to look for.
April Swain is among the 52- hundred licensed nail technicians in Virginia.
She recently finished beauty school--
Today-- she puts that knowledge to work at Agapai Beauty Salon.
She's also Coordinator for the Danville Nail Tech's Association.
Swain says word of mouth is important in finding a qualified nail
technician-- and ask questions.
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((CLIENTS ALWAYS ASK, IF YOU DO NOT SEE A LICENSE, ASK TO SEE ONE, BEFORE THAT
PERSON EVEN ASKS YOU TO WASH YOUR HANDS. ))
OUT Q=asks you to wash your hands.
A license indicates whether the nail technician has completed the 150- hours
of education required by the state of Virginia.
Swain says its equally important to look for cleanliness.
Implements should be submerged in a solution.
The nail tech's work area should be free from dust and dirt.
tape one: 18:28:41
((MAKE SURE THAT TECH WASHES HER HANDS, MAKE SURE SHE HAS SANITIZED HER
OUT Q=her hands.
Dirt can lead to fungus which eats into the nail bed.
Swain says nail techs should rarely use a drill.
IN Q=The only reason
((THE ONLY REASON THAT TECH SHOULD HAVE A DRILL IS TO CLEAN UP UNDER THE FREE
EDGE AND TO DO A FRENCH AND WHITE FILL- IN AND YOU NEVER GO BEYOND THE POINT OF
THE FREE EDGE, NEVER. THAT DRILL SHOULD NEVER BE USED ON A NATURAL NAIL, IT
WILL EAT IT UP AND I PROMISE YOU THAT.))
OUT Q=promise you that.))
If you experience discoloration or infection, Swain suggests seeing a
dermatologist before permanent nail damage sets in. Teresa Hamilton, News 7.))
The Salem Avalanche hit the .500 mark tonight, dropping a 4-nothing decision
to the Frederick Keys.
SUPER=03-Salem/Keys vs. Avalanche; :00
Future big league hopefuls got a few autographs from Colorado Rockies
second baseman Eric Young.
Frederick pitcher Todd Dyess combined with Radhames Dykhoff for a 4 hit
The Keys took a 3-nothing lead in SUPER=34-Frederick/==4/Salem/==0;
the top of the second. Tom Dequilla brings in Tom Russen for the games first
dequilla and Russen hooked up again in the 9th for an insurance run and
Frederick blanks Salem.
((NATE HOLDREN/AVALANCHE 1ST BASEMAN:))
SUPER=01-Nate Holdren/Avalanche First Baseman; :00
The Baltimore Orioles improved to 8 and 1 on the season tonight by beating
Minnesota 3-2 at Camden Yards.
SUPER=03-Baltimore, MD/Tweins vs, Orioles; :00
Not without a fight though. Chuck Knaughblock put the Twin son the board
with this solo shot in the top of the fourth inning.
Then, Rafael Palmero answered with a blast of his own and Baltiomre still
owns the AL east, winning 3-2.
VO-NAT Wipe to #eng
SUPER=03-San Francisco, CA/Cubs vs. Giants; :00
In National League action, the Giants hosted the Cubs. A scary moment for
the Giants as Matt Williams is nailed by this pitch..he was okay.
His Giants won their home opener 4 SUPER=35-San
to 1. In the fourth, Glenallen Hill knocks in Williams on the one bagger and
then points to big matt, saying, that one's for you.
Greg Norman is halfway to his first green jacket. The shark fired a 3
under 69 today, good enough for the Masters lead after two rounds.
SUPER=03-Augusta, GA/Today; :00
All facets of the Sharks game are clickin. Here on 7...his chip shot is
near perfect he would par the hole.
Nick Faldo fired a second round 67. That puts him at 8 under through two
rounds, 4 shots behind Norman. The Shark spoke about being paired with Faldo
for tomorrow's third round.
((GREG NORMAN/LEADER AFTER 2 ROUNDS:))
SUPER=01-Greg Norman/Leader After 2 Rounds; :00
OUT Q=...best we can"
The swimming National Championships concluded tonight in Orlando, Florida
and the Roanoke central YMCA Gator team produced.
Brian Marsh became a national champion, winning the 200 butterfly with a
time of 1 minute, 50 seconds. He was 6th in 100 fly.
John Smith earned the nation's 9th spot in the 200 IM,
and Jamie Spradlin was an 11th place finisher in freestyle.
Chyron in motion
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Still to come tonight, first round qualifying took center stage at North
Roy Stanley will have a report on Terry Labonte's iron man bid,
The Iceman has a new nickname...the Ironman! Terry Labonte should be the
focus of the media for this weekend's First Union 400 at North Wilkesboro.
His pole winning run today and tying the King's record are just part of Roy
Stanley's racing notes.
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SUPER=03-N. Wilkesboro, NC/First Union 400 Qualifying; :00
SUPER=01-Terry Labonte/First Union 400 Pole Winner; :22
OUT Q=...top 25.
wipe to pinnacle boards
SUPER=400-=1/Terry Labonte/116.659/=2/Elton Sawyer/=3/Mark Martin/=4/Bobby
SUPER=401-=6/Ted Musgrave/=7/Ricky Craven/=8/Sterling Marlin/=9/Jeff
SUPER=401-11/Robert Pressley/12/Rusty Wallace/13/Kyle Petty/14/Lake
SUPER=401-16/Kenny Wallace/17/Jeff Gordon/18/Jimmy Spencer/19/Brett
SUPER=401-21/Morgan Shepherd/22/Ernie Irvan/23/Wally Dallenbach/24/Johnny
Earnhardt was 26th, Jarrett 29, DW 30th, Mast 31st, Michael Waltrip 35th,
Ward Burton 40th and Ricky Rudd 41st.
As the Winston Cup drivers prepare to run for the top spot at the North
Wilkesboro Speedway, the King of NASCAR is getting ready for the race of his
career and this time it's off the track.
Bill Geist reports.
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