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The National Rifle Association is defending its position after Friday's shooting at the U-S Capitol building.
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Russell Weston is accused of killing two Capitol police officers.
The N-R-A points out that Weston already broke the law when he apparently took the gun from a relative.
Weston is a former mental patient and cannot legally have a gun.
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A local N-R-A member says the focus should be on tightened security at the Capitol not tougher gun control laws.
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((RON YOUNG/NRA AND GOA MEMBER; I THINK THEY NEED TO LOOK AT THIS, IF THIS GENTLEMAN, AND I USE THE TERM GENTLEMAN LOOSELY. A TERRORIST COULD HAVE DONE THIS WITH EVEN MORE FIREPOWER AND BETTER WEAPONS AND MAY HAVE BEEN MORE ORGANIZED AND BETTER TRAINED. SO THEY COULD HAVE DONE A WHOLE LOT MORE DAMAGE. MAYBE THEY NEED TO LOOK AT THEIR SECURITY AND NOT JUST TRYING TO LIMIT THE HONEST CITIZEN.))
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Young says violent people with criminal intentions will find ways and means to kill if that is their mission.
Weston is in serious condition recovering from his gunshot wounds.

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A Campbell County deputy who was stabbed during an attempted arrest over the weekend is now in stable condition.
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Deputy Rodney Thompson was stabbed in his left shoulder after chasing a suspect down Timberlake Road.
Thompson and other police were responding to a complaint from an audio store employee, who said a customer was acting strangely.
Thompson caught up with the man and recovered a handgun.
The man then ran and a chase and struggle ensued.
Shortly after stabbing the officer, the suspect was taken to the Lynchburg Annex Jail.
The deputy was transported to Lynchburg General Hospital.
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((CAPT. MIKE HARRIS/CAMPBELL CO. SHERIFF'S OFFICE: CERTAINLY IT'S UPSETTING TO THE DEPARTMENT AND FAMILY OF THE VICTIM. THE CRIMINAL PORTION OF THIS CASE IS BEING HANDLED BY THE LYNCHBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT. AND WE'VE TAKEN PRECAUTIONS THAT ARE NECESSARY TO TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN PEOPLE.))
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Police arrested 22-year old Allen Hawkins of Rustburg. He's being held without bond and is charged with attempted capital murder.
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[7-6-Henry-Development]


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Promising economic news in southside Virginia has some people saying OH HENRY.
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Launched as the DuPont plant was closing, a new ad campaign featured Oh Henry candy bars and the theme, "We're Hungry for Work."
Sherry Ramsey, executive director of the Patrick Henry Development Council says the ads have generated lots of interest, and a number of serious leads.
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((SHERRY RAMSEY/PATRICK HENRY DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL: ACTUALLY WE'RE WORKING SEVERAL LEADS RIGHT NOW FROM COMPANIES THAT ARE LOOKING TO RELOCATE OR EXPAND THEIR COMPANIES INTO THIS AREA, SO THAT'S VERY PROMISING. AND ALSO WE JUST DID A DIRECT MAIL CAMPAIGN TO 8700 COMPANIES IN PLASTICS AND ELECTRONICS, SO WE'RE STILL GETTING PHONE CALLS ON THAT AND STILL DOING A LOT OF FOLLOW-UP, BUT WE'RE EXTREMELY EXCITED ABOUT IT. I THINK IT'S VERY POSITIVE FOR THE COMMUNITY.))
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The Oh Henry campaign was conceived by the Roanoke firm, John Lambert Associates... It was carried out with the permission of Nestle, the manufacturer of the Oh Henry candy bars.

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Taking a look now at your Monday forecast..
Pleasant conditions today, with partly sunny skies, and a slight breeze keeping temperatures in the low-80's.
Some clouds move in overnight, with temperatures dropping into the mid-60's.
The extended forecast..
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Tuesday:

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The search for bombing suspect Eric Rudolph involved local authorities last night, but they say it was a false report.
Police put out a bulletin in Campbell and Pittsylvania Counties last night after someone in Campbell County reporting seeing Rudolph.
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The sighting occurred along route 29, just north of exit 43 near Altavista.
Pittsylvania County officials say Campbell County called them and said someone called and reported seeing the vehicle Rudolph is believed to be driving, a white pickup truck with a camper shell.
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Rudolph is wanted in connection with an abortion clinic bombing in Alabama, and is also wanted for three other explosions including the the Olympic Park bombing.
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Campbell County Authorities say it was not Rudolph's vehicle, just a similar one.

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The Carnival Cruise ship that went up in flames last week is now docked in Newport News for repairs.
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It arrived there yesterday.
Work crews will fix the fire-damaged stern, the ship will be out of service until at least August third.
Two Roanoke teenagers and a woman from Covington were among the passengers on the ship when it caught fire off the coast of Florida.
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[45E-Texaco-Plane]


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Gas station customers may be able to get their money's worth at the pumps by purchasing collectibles inside.
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In 1984, Texaco stations introduced truck coin banks.
They've done an annual series of the banks ever since.
Texaco officials say the inaugural trucks are now worth over a thousand dollars.
The market value for Texaco airplane replicas, which were introduced five years ago, appears to have also gone up.
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((E. DUANE HOWARD/VA. AERONAUTICAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY; AT THE TIME YOU COULD HAVE PICKED THIS BANK UP AT YOUR LOCAL STATION FOR PROBABLY 15 TO 20 DOLLARS. I HAD THE GOOD FORTUNE TO BUY A NUMBER OF THEM FOR ABOUT 30 DOLLARS. AND OVER THE YEARS UP UNTIL THE PRESENT TIME, THEY NOW HAVE A VALUE OF APPROXIMATELY 300 DOLLARS.))
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The die-cast models are smaller scales of the planes used by Texaco back in the late 20's and 30's and have quite a bit of history behind them. You can learn more about these planes and others at a program sponsored by the Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society August 10th.
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Explore Park's bike trails are getting high marks from the professionals.
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The International Mountain Bicycling Association served as consultants to park officials last October on how to construct bike trails.
The association made a return visit this weekend to give a few lessons on building mountain bike trails and to look at last year's work.
One trail builder says the park's trails work well with the environment.
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((MIKE RITER/IMBA MEMBER; WE WOULDN'T PUT OUT A TRAIL THAT IS GOING TO NEGATIVELY EFFECT THE ENVIRONMENT. SO AS FAR AS THIS TRAIL GOES, IT'S FINE. IT LAYS, WHAT WE CALL, LIGHTLY ON THE LAND.))
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Riter says the next step is to make the trails user-friendly. All of the trails were built with the help of volunteers. The second phase of building 10 to 15 miles of new trails begins in October.
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Time now to take a look at the Monday forecast--
Partly sunny today, with a slight chance of showers.
Highs in the low to mid 80s.
Partly cloudy overnight, with lows in the mid 60s.
The four day outlook stays partly to mostly sunny-- with warmer temperatures in the 90s.
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A report that bombing suspect Eric Rudolph was spotted in Campbell County last night is apparently a false alarm.
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The sighting occurred along route 29, just north of exit 43 near Altavista.
Pittsylvania County officials say someone called Campbell County authorities and reported seeing the vehicle Eric Rudolph is believed to be driving, a white pickup truck with a camper shell.
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Rudolph is wanted in connection with an abortion clinic bombing in Atlanta, and is also wanted for questioning in connection with the Olympic Park bombing which occurred two years ago.
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Campbell County officials say the truck was just similar to Rudolph's.

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Some National Rifle Association members are worried tougher gun restrictions may follow Friday's fatal shooting at the U-S Capitol.
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Russell Weston is accused of killing two Capitol police officers.
The N-R-A points out that Weston already broke the law when he apparently took the gun from a relative.
Weston is a former mental patient and cannot legally have a gun.
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A local N-R-A member says the focus should be on tightened security at the Capitol not tougher gun control laws.
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((RON YOUNG/NRA AND GOA MEMBER; I THINK THEY NEED TO LOOK AT THIS, IF THIS GENTLEMAN, AND I USE THE TERM GENTLEMAN LOOSELY. A TERRORIST COULD HAVE DONE THIS WITH EVEN MORE FIREPOWER AND BETTER WEAPONS AND MAY HAVE BEEN MORE ORGANIZED AND BETTER TRAINED. SO THEY COULD HAVE DONE A WHOLE LOT MORE DAMAGE. MAYBE THEY NEED TO LOOK AT THEIR SECURITY AND NOT JUST TRYING TO LIMIT THE HONEST CITIZEN.))
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Young says violent people with criminal intentions will always find the ways and means to kill.
Weston is in serious condition recovering from his gunshot wounds.

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After being stabbed over the weekend, a Campbell County deputy is in stable condition this morning.
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Deputy Rodney Thompson was stabbed in his left shoulder after chasing a suspect down Timberlake Road.
Thompson and other police were responding to a complaint from an audio store employee, who said a customer was acting strangely.
Thompson caught up with the man and recovered a handgun.
The man then ran and a chase and struggle ensued.
Shortly after stabbing the officer, the suspect was taken to the Lynchburg Annex Jail.
The deputy was transported to Lynchburg General Hospital.
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((CAPT. MIKE HARRIS/CAMPBELL CO. SHERIFF'S OFFICE: CERTAINLY IT'S UPSETTING TO THE DEPARTMENT AND FAMILY OF THE VICTIM. THE CRIMINAL PORTION OF THIS CASE IS BEING HANDLED BY THE LYNCHBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT. AND WE'VE TAKEN PRECAUTIONS THAT ARE NECESSARY TO TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN PEOPLE.))
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Police arrested 22-year old Allen Hawkins of Rustburg. He's being held without bond and is charged with attempted capital murder.
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[8-6-YWCA-Danville]


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Some Danville teenagers put their muscles and their creativity to work for their younger counterparts.
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This is the new-and-improved daycare center at the Y-W-C-A in Danville.
The upgrade is thanks to the Pittsylvania County Community Action Summer Youth Program.
A group of teenagers worked for six weeks to design this mural, paint the room, and build shelves.
The young workers say they learned a lot about themselves and hard work.
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((KUSHANA GALLOWAY/SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAM: IT WAS GREEN AND WHITE WHEN WE CAME IN AND WE PAINTED IT BLUE AND WE WORKED HARD TO GET DONATIONS EVERYTHING IN HERE IS DONATED FROM THE WOOD, TO PAINT, PAPER, EVERYTHING YOU SEE THAT'S IN HERE WE HAD TO BUY JUST A LITTLE BIT OF THE STUFF THOUGH.))
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The Y-W-C-A in Danville is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year.
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Turning your attention now to the back-to-work forecast--
Partly sunny, with a just a small chance of showers.
Highs in the lower 80s.
Partly cloudy tonight, with a low in the mid 60s.
The extended forecast is mostly dry and warmer...
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