[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


Tens of thousands remain out of their homes this morning as brush fires continue to burn on Florida's northeast coast.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And Police are still investigating the wreckage of a two-vehicle crash that killed seven people Saturday in Botetourt County.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Although it's a Monday after a long holiday weekend, Mother Nature will make it easier to get going this morning.


Partly cloudy skies and mild temperatures...with just a slight threat of a shower.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]


[florida-live]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#none -- ROLL LIVE FROM NEWSPATH]
[GRAPHIC=Brush Fires]


Florida emergency officials may consider allowing some 42 thousand residents of Flagler County to return home.
But even though the intensity of the fires has lessened, firefighters are still battling dozens of blazes.
Liz Gonzalez has the latest.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Volusia Co., FL;]
[SUPER=01-Liz Gonazalez/Reporting;]
(ad lib)
[Super=01-Candice Hackney/Volunteer;]
[RUNS=1:19]

[OUT Q=back to you.][Botetourt-Fatalities]



[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-43]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]


4 children are among the dead following a holiday highway crash that killed 7 people.
Two 13-year-olds, a 10-year-old, and an 11-year-old wanted to ride along with Keith Chittum and his girlfriend Whitney Rogers as they traveled from Buena Vista to Roanoke.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;]

The accident occurred Saturday on I-81 near the Arcadia exit. A southbound car carrying six of the seven victims went airborne, crossed the median and struck an oncoming tractor trailer that was hauling diesel fuel. A Buena Vista man spoke yesterday about the loss of his sister, Whitney, AND his best friend, Keith, in the crash.
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[SOT=16:31:11]
[IN Q=IT'S SO HORRIBLE]

((TRAVIS ROGERS/VICTIM'S BROTHER; IT'S SO HORRIBLE. I MEAN TWO KIDS ARE WITHOUT PARENTS RIGHT NOW. TWO KIDS. AND THEY'RE GOING TO ASK ME WHERE ARE MY MOMMA AND DADDY. WHAT DO I TELL THEM?))
[SUPER=01-Travis Rogers/Victim's Brother;]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=TELL THEM]
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[VO-NAT]

State police say the truck driver was 59-year old Jerry Gregory of Craigsville.
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[SmithMtn-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Smith Mountain Lake]


A boat crash resulted in the death of a man on Smith Mountain Lake yesterday.
Police tried talking to the boat operator before he crashed into a rocky hillside, because authorities had suspected the boat was stolen.
Authorities say the boat operator didn't respond and instead sped off; crashing into a row of rocks at the edge of a hill.
The boat operator died at the scene.
Police are not releasing the victim's name.

[RESTAURANT-SHOOTING]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-i]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]


Five people are dead it what appears to have been a gang hit at a restaurant in Tacoma, Washington.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Tacoma, WA;]


Police say gunmen opened fire inside a Vietnamese restaurant yesterday morning.
Another five people were wounded.
Authorities are investigating a videotape from a surveillance camera located in an alley behind the restaurant.
They're checking out reports the tape shows a car break-in in which a woman's purse was stolen.
They say the woman went into the restaurant and threatened revenge a day or two ago.
The woman's boyfriend reportedly has gang ties in the Seattle area.
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[1-Sports]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=sports cut in]
[GRAPHIC=None]


In sports, Pete Sampras takes his 5th Wimbledon trophy after a 5-set match with Goran Ivanisevic yesterday.
Roy Stanley has highlights.
Good Morning Roy.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Good Morning]
[RUNS=2:02]
[OUT Q=later on morning.]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
(Melanie ad lib toss to Kimberly/Wx)


[One-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M98-7]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]



[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]


[Roll Cold out of Break]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=welcome back]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon; :00]
[SUPER=13-Allan Mower/Downtown Roanoke Inc.; :20]
[SUPER=12-Roanoke; :39]
[RUNS=2:47]
[OUT Q=News 7 Mornin' Returns]



(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM]

[E-Weight-Guidelines]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ach]
[TAPE#=98-46; 43:14]
[GRAPHIC=none]


New weight standards from the National Institute of Health place over half of all Americans in the overweight category.
But with so many people considered overweight, several are now questioning the new guidelines.
Intern Reporter Aleesha Chaney has the story.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Without putting on]
[SUPER=01-Bonny Lee/Center for Bariatric Medicine; :14]
[SUPER=07-Melinda Hayes; :36]
[SUPER=01-Ginger Kirk/Carilion Health System; 1:15]
[SUPER=19-Aleesha/Chaney; 1:22]
[RUNS=1:32]
[OUT Q= News 7, Healthcheck.]

((Without putting on an extra pound, many Americans are suddenly facing a dilemma. They're overweight. That's because the government has lowered weight guidelines--but some diet experts say the new standards are appropriate.
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[SOT 15.18.57]
[IN Q=Our weight standards]

((BONNY LEE/BARIATRIC CENTER: THESE FIGURES ARE NOT WITHOUT SOME CONTROVESY. OUR WEIGHT STANDARDS IN THE US ARE VERY HIGH. YOU CAN GAIN NOW AS MUCH AS 40 POUNDS AND STILL BE IN THE DESIRABLE WEIGHT.)) [RUNS :11]
[OUT Q=in the US]

The standards are being disputed by some but not for being too lenient. Many believe too much concern about weight encourages people to work towards a goal that isn't within their reach.
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[SOT 10.31.26]
[IN Q=I have friends]

((MELINDA HAYES: I HAVE FRIENDS LARGER FRIENDS WHO EAT HEALTHY AND ARE VERY ACTIVE ITS JUST THEIR BODY TYPE AND ITS SAD THAT THEIR KILLING THEMSELVES TRYING TO BE 115 POUNDS.)) [RUNS :12]
[OUT Q= a 115 pounds]

The purpose of the guidelines is to make people aware of the health hazards associated with being overweight. But some how that message isn't getting across.
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[SOT 10.35.03]
[IN Q=People think I]

((MELINDA HAYES:PEOPLE THINK I WOULDN'T LOOK GOOD UNLESS I'M THIS HEIGHT AND THIS WEIGHT A LOT OF PEOPLE DON'T LOSE WEIGHT TO LOOK HEALTHY THEY LOSE WEIGHT TO LOOK GOOD.)) [RUNS :09]
[OUT Q=to look good.]


There is also concern people striving to live up to weight standards could develop an eating disorder.
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[SOT 10.16.09]
[IN Q=Our whole culture]

((GINGER KIRK/CARILION HEALTH SYSTEM: ANYTIME YOU PUT IN A GENERIC WEIGHT SCALE FOR INDIVIDUALS IT IS GOING TO CREATE SOME STRESS AND ANXIETY FOR PEOPLE.)) [RUNS :07]
[OUT Q=anxiety for people]


Before beginning a strict diet because of the new guidelines you should consult your doctor first to see what is healthy for your lifestyle. Aleesha Chaney, News 7, Health Check.))

[Common-Sense]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=CommonSense]
[GRAPHIC=Common Sense]


When the stock market nosedives, you can learn a valuable lesson about your investments.
Scott Goldberg explains in this week's Common Sense.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=when there's]
[SUPER=@Scott1; 00]
[SUPER=01-Ben Hartman/Edward Jones Stockbroker; :14]
[RUNS=:32]
[OUT Q=i'm SG]

["UNEMPLOYMENT 2" tape at 18 10 54]
((When there's a downturn in the stock market, some people think they should get rid of their investments.
Others look at it as a buying opportunity.
Stockbroker Ben Hartman says when the stock market plunges, you should look at it as a learning experience.
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[SOT 13 52 08]

["Hartman" tape]
[IN Q=simply means]

((BEN HARTMAN/EDWARD JONES STOCKBROKER: DOWNSWINGS IN THE MARKET CAN HELP A PERSON ASSESS THE SOUNDNESS OF A PORTFOLIO.
IT CAN SHOW HOW A MUTUAL FUND PERFORMS IN A DOWNSWING OR INDIVIDUAL STOCKS -- IT'S VERY IMPORTANT.)) [RUNS 15]
[OUT Q=very important]

["UNEMPLOYMENT 2" tape at 18 11 25]
That's this week's Common Sense.
I'm Scott Goldberg.))




[Health-Check]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=NET]
[GRAPHIC=Mornin Health Check]


In medical news, this morning a brand new fertility treatment results in the birth of triplets for a New Orleans couple.
And new research that could help those suffering with Glaucoma.
Rick Jackson has the details in today's Health check.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Rick Jackson/Reporting; :00 ]
[SUPER=@file; ]
[RUNS=1:03]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

(( GOOD MORNING, IMPORTANT NEWS FOR THE MORE THAN THREE-MILLION AMERICANS SUFFERING FROM GLAUCOMA.
(VO) ACCORDING TO A NEWLY RELEASED STUDY BY THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH, DOCTORS HAVE FOUND THE FIRST EVIDENCE THAT MEMBERS OF TWO RACIAL GROUPS BENEFIT FROM DIFFERENT COURSES OF TREATMENT, FOR THE MOST COMMON FORM OF THE EYE DISORDER. ON CAM WHITE PATIENTS RESPOND BEST TO ONE SURGICAL REGIMEN FOR ADVANCED GLAUCOMA, WHILE A DIFFERENT APPROACH SEEMED TO WORK BETTER FOR BLACKS.

ONCAM=RICK

IN OTHER MEDICAL NEWS, A NEW ORLEANS COUPLE is THE PROUD PARENTS OF TRIPLETS... THE FIRST BORN IN THE UNITED STATES, USING A NEW FERTILITY TREATMENT... BASED ON A --GENETICALLY ENGINEERED-- FERTILITY DRUG.
(VO)

THE NEW DRUG, --FOLLISTIM--, USES HAMSTER CELLS THAT ARE GENETICALLY MANIPULATED TO PRODUCE HUMAN HORMONES.. THAT STIMULATE OVARIES TO PRODUCE EGGS.
OTHER CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FERTILITY DRUGS USING THE NATURALLY PRODUCED HORMONE ARE PART OF AN EXPENSIVE, CUMBERSOME PROCESS THAT INCLUDES INTRAMUSCULAR INJECTION. THE NEW DRUG IS USED WITH ONLY A SMALL NEEDLE.

ONCAM=RICK

CURRENTLY, ABOUT FIVE-POINT-THREE MILLION AMERICAN COUPLES EXPERIENCE INFERTILTY EACH YEAR.
THAT'S A LOOK A TODAY'S MEDICAL HEADLINES. I'M RICK JACKSON, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))


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[Two-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#NONE]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]



[Double Boxes=KMC & SPA]
(toss to Kimberly)

[2-HEADLINES]
[SUPER=#4050; Headline Banner]
[2-shot=mel]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Here's a look at today's top stories.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Florida officials are urging folks in Flagler County not to get their hopes up.
They're considering whether to let the 42-thousand residents back into their homes.
Firefighters are still battling dozens of blazes.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Police are still investigating the deadliest auto accident this year in Virginia.
A car collided with a fuel tanker in Botetourt County.
The crash killed six people in the car and the truck driver.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[ss=none]


And a record crowd of 35 thousand attended yesterday's re-enactment of the battle of Gettysburg.
But the action was a bit too realistic for a Charlottsville man who suffered a neck wound when he was shot with an atique style revolver.
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And that's what's making news on this Monday July 6th.
[anchor=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.


[2-FLORIDA-LIVE]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#none -- ROLL LIVE FROM NEWSPATH]
[GRAPHIC=Brush Fires]


Things are looking better on the fire front in Florida.
Firefighters have made progress against several blazes along central Florida's east coast.
Tens of thousands of people are being allowed back in their homes. -but evacuation orders remain in effect for Flagler County.
A decision to let some 42 thousand residents return home is expected today.
Liz Gonzalez joins us with the latest.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=05-Volusia Co., FL;]
[SUPER=01-Liz Gonazalez/Reporting;]
(ad lib)
[Super=01-Candice Hackney/Volunteer;]
[Super=05-Volusia Co., FL;]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=back to you.]


[E-Arcadia-Folo]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-57 TC 36:12]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]

A shopping outing turned into tragedy on I-81 Saturday, killing 7 people -- 4 of them children.
25-year-old Keith Chittum of Buena Vista was killed, along with his fiance, 19-year-old Whitney Rogers, his sister, 13-year-old Bridget Chittum, and his niece, 11-year-old Sheena Miskovsky.
Two brothers who rode along for the Roanoke shopping trip were also killed.
They were 10-year-old Jonathan Conner and 13-year-old Joshua Conner.
59-year-old truck driver Jerry Gregory of Craigsville was also killed in the Botetourt County Crash.
David Johnson has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It's so horrible]
[SUPER=01-Travis Rogers/Victim's Brother; :01]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co./Saturday; :14]
[super=@David2; 1:05]
[RUNS=1:19]
[OUT Q=DJ, News 7.]

((
[SOT=16:31:11]
[IN Q=It's so horrible]

((TRAVIS ROGERS/VICTIM'S BROTHER: IT'S SO HORRIBLE. I MEAN, TWO KIDS ARE WITHOUT PARENTS RIGHT NOW. TWO KIDS. AND, THEY'RE GOING TO ASK ME WHERE ARE MY MAMA AND DADDY. WHAT DO I TELL THEM?)) [RUNS 13]
[OUT Q=I tell them?]



It was pooring rain when the driver of the car tried to pass another vehicle.
The car hydroplaned, crossed the median and crashed into a northbound tractor trailor.
Travis Rogers doesn't understand it.
[SOT=16:30:35]
[IN Q=Preachers have been]

((TRAVIS ROGERS: PREACHERS HAVE BEEN AT OUR HOUSE AND TELL US IT'S FOR A REASON. I MEAN RIGHT NOW, IS NOT THE TIME TO QUESTION IT BUT WHAT IS THE REASON. WHAT IS THE REASON?)) [RUNS 11]
[OUT Q=is the reason?]


None of the victims were identified by authorities, but after Travis Rogers confirmed for State Police, that his sister was one of the deceased, he felt compelled to speak out about the accident.
[SOT=16:28:33]
[IN Q=I just want]

((I JUST WANT TO TELL THE CHITTUM FAMILY THAT THEY HAVE ALL MY SMYPATHY. KEVIN IS LIKE A BROTHER TO ME. I KNOW THE KIDS, I KNOW THEY'RE HURTING RIGHT NOW. AND, THE OTHER FAMILY THAT WAS WITH THEM. MY SISTER--EVERYBODY IS GOING TO SEE THIS AND THEY'RE GOING TO SAY EHH--THAT'S TERRIBLE--SOMEBODY GETTING KILLED. BUT, I WANT THEM TO PUT SOMETHING TO IT. I WANT IT TO MEAN SOMETHING.)) [RUNS 16]
[OUT Q=to mean something.]

About a third of the tanker's 76-hundred diesel payload spilled out. D-E-Q and Haz-Mat officials are cleaning up the mess. Botetourt County's Fire Department says it will take about two more days to get things back to normal. [STAND-UP/19:28:26] ((DAVID JOHNSON/REPORTING; DAVID JOHNSON, NEWS 7, BOTETOURT COUNTY.))
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=NEWS 7, BOTY CO.]))


[2-SmithMtn-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The holiday weekend also turned deadly on Smith Mountain Lake, where a man died after the boat he was operating crashed into a rocky hillside.
Police tried talking to the boat operator before he crashed yesterday, because authorities HAD suspected the boat was stolen.
Authorities say the boat operator didn't respond and instead sped off; crashing into a row of rocks at the edge of a hill.
The boat operator died at the scene.
Police are not releasing the victim's name.

[E-Lake-Testing]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=98-45; 44:08]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The waters of Smith Mountain Lake are currently under testing, as a group of students searches for signs of E-Coli bacteria.
Tina Tenret has the latest on the findings from the Ferrum College students.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Seven students]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Carolyn Lee Thomas/Professor; :27]
[SUPER=01-Minh Anguyen/Student; 1:19]
[SUPER=@Tina1; 1:40]
[RUNS=2:04]
[OUT Q=Tina Tenret News7 Franklin County]

(( Seven students and a professor cast off every two weeks, to test 14 lakesites for fecal coliform.
That's bacteria from warm-blooded animals' waste -- cows, for example, or even people.
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[SOT 10:20:24]

((water splashing on lens)) [RUNS :02]
First stop: busy Indian Point marina.
The team expects to find more bacteria here -- some boats flush sewage, illegally, into the water.
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[SOT 11:25:51]
[IN Q=You also have]

((YOU ALSO HAVE HOMES ... HIGHER AT MARINAS.)) [RUNS :13]
[OUT Q=HIGHER AT MARINAS]
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[SOT 10:39:09]
((nat sot pulls bottle out of water))

[RUNS :02]
One student bottles water samples
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[SOT 10:35:53 OR 10:39:20]

((slams into chest)) [RUNS :03]
storing them in ice to stop the bacteria's growth.
Another student lowers a weight to measure the water clarity.
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[SOT 10:36:13]
[IN Q=I got]

((I GOT HALF METER RIGHT THERE)) [RUNS :03]
[OUT Q=RIGHT THERE]


Their professor gauges temperature, depth, salt and oxygen levels.
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[SOT 11:07:03]
[IN Q=OXYGEN]

((OXYGEN? 9. TEMPERATURE? 87)) [RUNS :04]
[OUT Q=87]


Despite the recent raw sewage spill into the Roanoke River -- and the e-coli outbreak here last summer -- they say the lake water is clean.
Minh Anguyen has seen far worse in Vietnam.
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[SOT 11:15:01]
[IN Q=Oh pretty nasty]

((OH PRETTY NASTY ... A LOT DIFFERENT AND A LOT CLEANER)) [RUNS :19]
[OUT Q=A LOT CLEANER]
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[SOT 12:03:50]
[IN Q=The Ferrum College team]

((THE FERRUM COLLEGE TEAM POINTS OUT THAT NOT ONLY BOATERS AND SWIMMERS BENEFIT FROM CLEAN WATER. PROPERTY VALUES MIGHT RISE, TOURISM COULD INCREASE, THEN LOCAL COUNTIES WOULD REEL IN MORE TAX MONEY.)) [RUNS :13]
[OUT Q=TAX MONEY]


Someday -- students hope to be able to match each sample of fecal coliform to a specific animal -- to track its source.
But they say, that breakthrough won't come today.
Tina Tenret, News7, Franklin County.))

[gettysburg]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-O]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]


A weekend re- enactment of the Battle of Gettsybrug proved to be a bit too realistic for a Virginia man.
A Charlottsville man was wounded when he was shot in the neck by a lead ball fired from an antique-style revolver.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Gettysburg, PA;]


Live ammo is banned from the event.
The re-enactment attacted the largest crowd in its history.
More than 35- thousand spectators came out yesterday to watch the 135th anniversary re-creations of the famous charge by confederate General George Pickett.
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[Cadet-MURDER]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-N]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


The next chapter in a grisly tale of sex, vengeance and death begins today when a former Air Force Academy cadet goes on trial in Texas for murder.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@File;]


Twenty year old David Graham faces is accused of having sex with Andrianne Jones and then killing her at the urging of his jealous girlfriend, former Naval Academy cadet Diane Zamora.
Zamora was convicted earlier this year and sentenced to life in prison.
If convicted Graham also faces life in prison.
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[SOT]

[4:15:38]
[IN Q=]

(( SHERIFF BOB HOLDER/COMAL COUNTY IT'S TRAGIC TO SEE ANYONE IN THIS SITUATION BUT HERE'S A LIFE THAT'S JUST TOTALLY DESTROYED AS A RESULT OF THIS REGARDLESS OF THE OUTCOME OF THE TRIAL HIS LIFE WILL NEVER BE THE SAME. ))
[SUPER=01-Bob Holder/Comal Co. Sheriff;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q= WILL NEVER BE THE SAME. ]
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[VO-NAT]


Jury selection in Graham's case begins today.
Opening statements are scheduled for July 15th.
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[Birthdays]
[SS=none]
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[SOT ]
[IN Q=(nat sot music)Mon.]
[RUNS=:39]
[out= back to you.]


[Three-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#M98-7]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


[ROLL COLD OUT OF BIRTHDAYS]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Today on]
[SUPER=12-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=00-Matt Taylor/City Guide; :15]
[SUPER=13-Ginny Weckstein/City Guide; :45]
[RUNS=2:12]
[OUT Q=gonna be good]


[Steve Live]

[double Boxes=SPA & MEL]
(toss to Melanie)



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=None]
(ad lib toss to bump)

[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]



[E-Goodlatte]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=98-42; 56:13]
[GRAPHIC=Bob Goodlatte]


It's now illegal in the Commonwealth to commit telemarketing fraud.
And Congressman Bob Goodlatte had a hand in creating the new law.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


During the last session of Congress, Goodlatte helped introduce a bill that would make telemarketing fraud a criminal act.
President Clinton recently signed it into law.
Goodlatte also continues to focus on other issues that victimize older citizens.
He plans to meet with seniors at Northside Middle School this week to discuss concerns ranging from social security to medicare.
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[SOT 16.13.09]
[IN Q=It's a way]

((CONGRESSMAN BOB GOODLATTE: IT'S ALSO AN OPPORTUNITY FOR THEM TO HEAR SOME REAL EXPERTS ON VARIOUS TOPICS INCLUDING SOME OF THE SCAMS THEY ARE SUBJECTED TO ON THE TELEPHONE. MEDICARE FRAUD ISSUES AND OTHER SAFETY CONCERNS.))
[SUPER=@Goodlatte;]
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[OUT Q=safety concerns.]
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The meeting will take place on Thursday from nine in the morning until noon.


[E-Cat-Show]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-32; 1:45:01]
[GRAPHIC=none]


It was the cat's meow at the Roanoke Civic Center this weekend, as several felines and their owners took part in the third annual Star City Cat Show.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; ]

It is hosted by the Cat Fanciers Association. The event features competitions for pedigree and household felines. Winning cats and kitties build up points for national and international competitions. Though the program just started, organizers are already looking to expand it.
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[SOT=12:52:36]
[IN Q=WE GENERATE THE]

((KRISTIAN THIERRY/CAT FANCIERS ASSO. VICE PRESIDENT; WE GENERATE THE MONEY EACH YEAR TO PUT ON ANOTHER SHOW. AND WE DONATE TO ORGANIZATIONS THAT WE FEEL DO GOOD THINGS FOR CATS LIKE THE FERAL INCORPORATED. THEY SPAY AND NEUTER AND GIVE CATS AWAY.))
[SUPER=01-Kristian Thierry/Cat Fanciers Association;]
[RUNS=21]
[OUT Q=CATS AWAY.]
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[VO-NAT]

The show benefits the "Feline Education Rescue and Adoption League" by giving them space to showcase animals up for adoption.
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[SOT=13:20:28]
[IN Q=WE ADOPTED SEVEN]

((LYNDA JOHNSON/FERAL PRESIDENT; WE ADOPTED SEVEN CATS AND KITTENS YESTERDAY, WHICH IS REALLY GOOD FOR ONE DAY. LAST YEAR WE ONLY ADOPTED SIX FOR THE WHOLE WEEKEND.))
[SUPER=01-Lynda Johnson/FERAL President;]
[RUNS=08]
[OUT Q=WHOLE WEEKEND.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Cat lovers could also shop for themselves and their pets at the show.
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[3-Sports]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=sports cut in]
[GRAPHIC=None]


To sports, Dale Earnhardt dominates to take the Busch 250 in Wisconsin.
Roy Stanley has details.
Good Morning Roy.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Good Morning]
[RUNS=1:51]
[OUT Q=great day everybody.]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
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[Local-Recap]
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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
One person was killed in a boating accident on Smith Mountain Lake yesterday.
Police say they approached the operator of a boat they suspected was stolen.
The operator sped off in the boat, and crashed into the rocky shoreline.
His identity is not being released.
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The seven victims of a weekend car crash on I-81 have been identified.
Everyone involved died when a car carrying six people crossed the median and struck a tractor trailer near the Arcadia exit.
Police say the truck driver was 59-year old Jerry Gregory of Craigsville. The identities of the other victims have been confirmed by relatives.
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Congressman Bob Goodlatte was instrumental in passing a bill that now makes telemarketing fraud illegal.
Goodlatte helped introduce the bill that President Clinton recently signed into law.
Goodlatte will continue to focus on the victimization of the elderly, with a meeting this week at Northside Middle School.
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