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[ANCHOR=Jean]

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Coming up on News 7-
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The latest on the babies possibly switched at birth at U-V-A.
Princess Diana's former bodyguard speaks on camera almost one year after the accident.
And no white dress for one bride- instead a white bikini for this woman on her wedding day.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]

News 7 is next.

[Newsbreak]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Good evening.....
The two girls that
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville;]


may have been switched at birth at the U-V-A Medical center will not be switched back- at least that's what lawyers said today.
University police are continuing their investigation.
They've called in the State Police to help.
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;]


Some residents from Bedford and Botetourt Counties came out tonight to voice their opposition to the alternate I-73 route.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Roanoke City police are joining forces with local neighborhoods in crime prevention through a national event.
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[talent=Jean]


Join us tonight for News 7 at 11.

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((MICHAEL IRVIN/CHITTUM'S ATTORNEY; THEY ARE TAKING CARE OF REBECCA, PROVIDING A GOOD HOME FOR REBECCA, AND OBVIOUSLY THE BOND IS THERE AND I EXPECT THAT WILL CONTINUE))
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[VO-NAT]


Lawyers for the family of a Buena Vista girl, possibly switched at birth, say they plan to keep her...
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[Babies]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=98-42 4:37]
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Good evening... I'm Jean Jadhon.
Three-year old Rebecca Chittum's grandparents say there is still no proof she is NOT their biological grandchild.
But even if she isn't, they don't plan to give her up.
Eric Earnhart has details.
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[IN Q=It was a family's]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co./July 4; :00quick]
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[SUPER=01-W. T. Robey/Rogers' Attorney;:34]
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(( It was a family's worst nightmare, times six... Kevin Chittum, his fiance Whitney Rogers, and four other relatives and friends killed when a tractor trailer demolished their small car on a wet highway July Fourth...
But a new nightmare began, when Kevin and Whitney's families learned the couple's three year old daughter Rebecca, may have been switched at birth at the University of Virginia Medical Center... switched with the child of Paula Johnson, who learned through DNA testing her daughter Callie is NOT her biological child...
But at a press conference, lawyers for the grandparents who are now raising Rebecca left no doubt... they will keep her.

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((W.T. ROBEY/ROGERS' ATTORNEY; THERE IS NO INTEREST ON THE PART OF THE ROGERS TO SWITCH THESE BABIES, THEIR FIRST INTEREST IS DETERMINING WHETHER REBECCA IS OR IS NOT WHITNEYS' CHILD .)) [RUNS08]
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[IN Q=I think this is]

((MICHAEL IRVINE/CHITTUM'S ATTORNEY; I THINK THIS IS SOMETHING THAT THESE FAMILIES WILL BE ABLE TO WORK OUT PRIVATELY BETWEEN THEM CONCERNING DEVELOPING RELATIONSHIPS, BUT CERTAINLY NO SWITCHING WILL TAKE PLACE.)) [RUNS08]
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DNA tests on Rebecca Chittum have NOT been performed... and while the tests would provide answers... the Roger's lawyer says they're not sure they want them....

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[IN Q=you want to]

((W.T. ROBEY/ROGERS' ATTORNEY; YOU WANT TO KNOW, AND YOU DON'T WANT TO KNOW... AND THAT'S WHAT THEY ARE WRESTLING WITH RIGHT NOW )) [RUNS06]
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Meanwhile this small community, still pained by the accident a month ago, is struggling to deal with the news...

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[IN Q=It just keeps]

((E.J. STATOME/RESIDENT; IT JUST KEEPS PROLONGING THE AGONY, THE FAMILY'S SUFFERING AND I DON'T KNOW HOW IT COULD GET MUCH WORSE THAN IT IS NOW.)) [RUNS:09]
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[STANDUP]
Rebecca's family will decide over the next few days whether or not to authorize DNA testing. What ever the result, their attorneys say the children will stay where they are.
In Buena Vista, Eric Earnhart, News 7.))

[UVA-Babies]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[TAPE#98-41 1:54:51]
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One family law expert says Paula Johnson.. if she chose to.. would have the upper hand in any custody battle over BOTH children.
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[SUPER=03-Charlottesville]


Charlottesville attorney Dave Heilberg (HILE-burg) says Johnson would be the closest thing to a mother either child would have.
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[SOT 23:33:38]
[IN Q=The living mother]

((DAVID HEILBERG/FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY: THE LIVING MOTHER OF BOTH CHILDREN PROBABLY HAS PRESUMPTIONS AHEAD OF ANYONE ELSE. AS TO THE CHILD IN HER CARE AND CUSTODY, SHE ACTUALLY IS ON EQUAL FOOTING WITH THE BIOLOGICAL GRANDPARENTS OF THE UNFORTUNATE YOUNG COUPLE THAT DIED IN THE ACCIDENT.))
[SUPER=01-David Heilberg/Family Law Attorney;]
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[OUT Q=in the accident.]
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Meanwhile, University police still want to know HOW the switch occurred.
They've called in the Virginia State police to help with the investigation.
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[SOT 1:48:20]
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((CAPT. MIKE COLEMAN/UVA POLICE: IT'S DUE TO THE COMPLEXITY AND SENSITIVITY RELATED TO THIS CASE AND ALSO THE FACT THAT THEY CAN BRING RESOURCES TO BEAR IN VARIOUS PARTS OF THE STATE IN ADDITION TO THIS AREA.))
[SUPER=01-Capt. Mike Coleman/UVA Police;]
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[OUT Q=to this area.]
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[VO-NAT]


Paula Johnson and her attorney have scheduled a news conference for 2 p-m tomorrow in Charlottesville.
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[Giles-Teacher]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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A former Giles County teacher accused of having sex with a female student today waived his right to a speedy trial.


26-year old Jarrod Hines taught and coached at Giles County high school but was indicted in neighboring Monroe County, West Virginia where he lived.
He allegedly had sex with the 15-year old girl at his home.
Monroe County's prosecutor does NOT think the case will go to trial.
He says Hines appears willing to work out a plea agreement.
In the meantime-- investigators are preparing to take pictures of Hines' buttocks-- looking for an alleged birthmark.


[I-73]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#98-52 32:51]
[GRAPHIC=Interstate 73]

State lawmakers say Interstate 73 will bring jobs and economic development to the areas through which it runs. But residents of a couple of neighboring counties say thanks but "NO" thanks.
[Double Boxes=Jean and David/Newsroom]

David Johnson is in our newsroom with more. David, who's opposed to this road?
[Live=David Full/Newsroom]
[SUPER=@david1;]


Jean a couple of grass roots organizations who represent Bedford and Botetourt Counties say V-DOT is not including everyone in its survey.
These people want to have their say.
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[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co; :01]
[SUPER=01-Denise Gabriel/Committee Representative; :18]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape; :34]
[SUPER=01-Bren Piller/Blue Ridge Concerned Citizens; 1:10]
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(( Members of the "Blue Ridge Concerned Citizens" and the "Committee to save Botetourt and Bedford Counties" are calling a proposed I-73 alternative route stupid. They say the transportation department has interviewed different group, which would have the road go miles out of its way to serve their needs.
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[IN Q=IN THE WHOLE]

((DENISE GABRIEL/COMMITTEE REPRESENTATIVE; IN THAT WHOLE GROUP, WE CANNOT FIND ONE ELECTED OFFICIAL FROM BOTETOURT OR BEDFORD COUNTY THAT THEY SPOKE TO. WE FIND DEVELOPERS, THIS TYPE OF THING. A LOT OF THEM ARE WANTING TO SWING IT OUT BY SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE. SO WE DO FEEL THERE'S AN INFLUENCE THERE.)) [RUNS17]
[OUT Q=INFLUENCE THERE.]

The groups are NOT completely opposed to the I-73 project, they just don't want V-DOT to go out of its way to run them over with it.
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[IN Q=IT'S JUST THAT]

((IT'S JUST THAT WE'RE SAYINNG PUT IT WHERE IT'S SUPPOSED TO GO OR COMBINE THAT WITH WHAT'S CALLED A "NO-BUILD" ALTERNATIVE. WHICH IS THEORETICALLY ONE OF THE ALTERNATIVES ALTHOUGH WE DON'T THINK THAT THEY'RE REALLY THINKING IN TERMS OF THIS.)) [RUNS14]
[OUT Q=OF THIS.]

Botetourt and Bedford County supervisors both recently voted unanimously against having an I-73 corridor. The organizations are planning protests in their effort to eliminate the Blue Ridge District from the route alternative.
[SOT=19:09:27]
[IN Q=WE HAVE PROPOSED]

((BREN PILLER/BLUE RIDGE CONCERNED CITIZENS; WE HAVE PROPOSED A RIDE ALL THE WAY TO RICHMOND AND WASHINGTON. PEOPLE FOR THE FIRST TIME WILL HAVE DEMOCRACY RESTORED HERE.)) [RUNS12]
[OUT Q=RESTORED HERE.]))
[Live=David Full/Newsroom]

Now I'm told that the ride she mentioned is a "tractor parade" and participants plan to drive from here to Richmond.
[Double Boxes=Jean and David/Newsroom]

The groups are also circulating petitions and have started legislative letter writing campaigns to let their voices be

heard.[National]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[SUPER=04-The Shari Lewis Show;1:11]

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((
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[VO-NAT]


Heat is blamed for grass fires in Texas-
The Death toll reached 102 there today as temperatures remained in the triple digits for the 29th straight day.
The weather is even blamed for derailing 13 cars of a Union Pacific train- A sunkink from sudden changes in heat expands the rail-
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[VO-NAT]


Almost one year after the crash that killed princess Diana, the lone survivor speaks on camera.
Diana's former bodyguard says he won't tell anyone about the crash except the police.
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[SOT 14:48:04]
[IN Q=]

((TREVOR REES-JONES/FORMER BODYGUARD: I'VE COOPERATED FULLY WITHT HE JUDGE WHO'S INVESTIGATIN THE ACCIDENT AND I'VE TOLD ALL I KNOW UP TO THIS PRESENT TIME. )) [RUNS07]
[OUT Q=PRESENT TIME.]
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Rees-Jones is asking everyone including the press to give him privacy.
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[VO-NAT]


IBM unveiled a new microchip today- that could make faster computers and batteries last longer.
The new microprocessor chips are insulated reducing electrical interference and boosting performance- while using a third less power.
The technology could benefit most electronic devices including cell phones and lap tops- making them smaller and less expensive.
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[vo-nat]
The woman who entertained children with her puppet Lamb chop has died-
Shari Lewis won the hearts of children with her show that first aired in the 1950's.
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((SURE WHERE DO YOU TINK IT'S FROM? LAMP CHOP: ELVIS PRESLEY. LEWIS: ELVIS PRESLEY. LAMB CHOP: UHUH.)) [RUNS09]
[OUT Q=presley, uhuh.]
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Lewis suffered from uterine cancer. She was 65.
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[City-Council]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=djo]
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A Roanoke firefighter claims the city is disregarding labor laws when scheduling it's employees for work.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Ron Mathews says, for the past two years, city firefighters have had to work 56-hour work weeks without being compensated for overtime. Mathews is the one who requested the department of labor investigation.
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[IN Q=THEY HAVE]

((RON MATHEWS/ROANOKE FIREFIGHTER; THEY HAVE STATED UNEQUIVICALLY TO ME AND TO THE CITY THAT THEY ARE IN VIOLATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR LAW ACCORDING TO THE AGENTS HERE LOCALLY.)) ((BOB HERBERT/ROANOKE CITY MANAGER; VERBALLY THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR HAS EXPRESSED CONCERNS, BUT HAS NOT ISSUED ANY WRITTEN DETERMINATION OF ALLEGED VIOLATIONS.))
[SUPER=01-Ron Mathews/Roanoke City Firefighter; :00]
[SUPER=01-Bob Herbert/Roanoke City Manager; :08]
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[OUT Q=ALLEGED VIOLATIONS.]
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The local office of the Department of Labor says the investigation is ongoing. It will not release any of its findings until the case is closed.[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in the Chromakey

[Tease1]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
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You'll be seeing a lot more of Virginia on the tv and movie screens.
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[VO-NAT]


And,
It's not just scratching anymore.
Those pesky mosquitos are getting some Southern Virginians sick.
We'll have the story when the news continues.
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[Sports-Preview]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
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[IN Q=good evening]
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[OUT Q=just a few minutes]

((GOOD EVENING EVERYBODY, I'M DENISE ALLEN AND COMING UP IN SPORTS IT'S FOOTBALL, FOOTBALL, FOOTBALL. ROANOKE CITY SCHOOLS START PRACTICE TODAY, STEVE MASON IS WORKING OUT WITH THE NFL'S PANTHERS AND WE'LL CHECK IN WITH BOTH UVA AND TECH. ALL THAT'S COMING UP IN SPORTS.))

[D-Day-Memorial]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-51 52:11]
[GRAPHIC=D-Day Memorial]


The National D-Day Memorial in Bedford has outgrown the drawing board.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Architects presented Roanoke City Council with a scale model of the monument. At the actual site, officials say mountains of earth have been removed and concrete will be poured over the next few weeks.
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[SOT=12:55:02]
[IN Q=WE'RE IN THE]

((RICHARD BURROW/FOUNDATION PRESIDENT: WE'RE IN THE PROCESS OF CONSTRUCTING, TODAY, A ONE-MILE-LONG ROAD, WHICH INCLUDES CURB AND GUTTER ON EACH SIDE AS WELL AS THE BASE STONE AND THE BASE PAVING. ALL IN PREPARATION FOR THE 29TH DIVISION'S ANNUAL REUNION THAT THEY'RE GOING TO HAVE IN ROANOKE THE FIRST WEEK IN SEPTEMBER OF THIS YEAR.))
[SUPER=01-Richard Burrow/Foundation President;]
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[OUT Q=OF THIS YEAR.]
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Completion of the whole memorial, which covers about 88 acres and includes an education center, is scheduled for June 6, in the year two-thousand.

[Mosquitos]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=98-45 1:13:26]
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Mosquito bites cause more than an allergic itch.
In Southwest Virginia bites are giving people a virus not treatable with antibiotics.
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[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; ]


Doctor Sally Paulson is doing research at Virginia Tech on mosquitos and the viruses they carry.
She says pet owners also need to take precautions.
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((DR. SALLY PAULSON/ENTOMOLOGIST: MOSQUITOS CARRY HEART WORMS AND SO THEY SHOULD BE TREATING CATS AS WELL AS DOGS.))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Sally Paulson/Entomologist; ]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=well as dogs]
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[VO-NAT]

Doctor Paulson says bug zappers are not effective in killing mosquitos.
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[VA-Films]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=jmc/lba]
[TAPE#=98-50 50:05]
[GRAPHIC=Virginia Seal]


The Hollywood spotlight will shine on Virginia this fall.
By the end of September two motion pictures, six TV series and a mini-series will be in production.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Petersburg/May 8;]


Tim Reid's New Millenium studios in Petersburg and New Dominion Pictures in Virginia Beach will produce most of the television shows.
Both Columbia Pictures and DreamWorks will be filming in the Commonwealth.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=None]


The state film office says movie and TV production did 60-million dollars worth of business last year.

[Tease2]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


You can tell what to wear to a wedding by the scheduled time, but what do you wear to a wedding at a water park.
We'll take a look in tonight's video of the day.
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[VO-NAT]


And
Computers are picking up where ink left off.
A high tech system is putting more information at officers' fingertips.
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[Night-Out]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-43 1:40:37]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Roanoke City police kicked off the 15th annual National Night Out with its Showcase '98.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The idea was to put the police and how they serve the area in the public eye. Officials say it's a different way of developing community policing.
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[SOT=18:00:41]
[IN Q=THIS EVENT SPECIFICALLY]

((SGT. RICK ARRINGTON/ROANOKE CITY POLICE; THIS EVENT SPECIFICALLY WILL HELP US BECAUSE IT'S OPENING US UP. IT'S LETTING EVERYONE SEE US AS PEOPLE. SO WE CAN BUILD TRUST IN THE COMMUNITY AND WE HOPE THAT THE COMMUNITY WILL, IN TURN, CALL US WHEN THEY HAVE NEEDS AND THEY'LL WORK WITH US IN THESE ANTI-CRIME EFFORTS.))
[SUPER=01-Sgt. Rick Arrington/Roanoke City Police; :00]
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[OUT Q=ANTI-CRIME EFFORTS.]
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[VO-NAT]

The event included games for children and demonstrations involving drug sniffing dogs, finger printing and crime prevention. Tomorrow, neighborhood groups will conduct activities in recognition of the national campaign to rid communities of crime.
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[Halifax-Fingerprints]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#98-46 1:08:52]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The fingerprinting of criminal suspects is going high-tech.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Halifax Co.;]


Those messy ink fingerprints are out.
Some police agencies in Virginia are now using computers to record prints much faster.
Halifax County has been using this Live Scan system for about a month.
Besides making fingerprints, it can compare a set of prints against existing state and federal criminal records.
Eventually, computerized fingerprinting will be mandatory in Virginia.
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[SOT 22:53:00-:19]
[IN Q=We're still in a ]

((D.J. OAKES/HALIFAX CO. SHERIFF: WE'RE STILL IN A TEST MODE RIGHT NOW. WITHIN A FEW WEEKS THEY'RE GOING TO TAKE AWAY THAT TEST MODE AND WE'RE GOING TO BE FULLY FUNCTIONAL. WE'VE HAD IT FOR ABOUT A MONTH THAT WE HAVE BEEN DOING TRAINING... GET THEM UP TO SNUFF, BUT IT'S WORKING REALLY WELL.))
[SUPER=01-D. J. Oakes/Halifax Co. Sheriff;]
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=working real well.]
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[VO-NAT]


Each Live Scan system costs about 75-thousand dollars.
This year, Halifax County and ten other police agencies received state money for the computers.
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[Forecasts]
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[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=SP-15 tc 49:31]
[GRAPHIC=]


Coming up in sports, football--high school, college and pro.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=75-Detroit, MI;]


But first, inner city children from Detroit, Flint and Toledo got some pointers from one of the PGA's best.
Tiger Woods offered a clinic then a trick shot demonstration.
He's in town for this week's Buick Open.
Now here are tonight's scores.
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[S-TECH]


[ANCHOR=DENISE]
[NEWSCAST=11P]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=SP-23 tc 24:02]
[GRAPHIC=VT Football]


When Virginia Tech takes on East Carolina for its first game of the season it'll do so with some notable freshmen on the squad.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Norfolk/Division 5 State Championship;]


Roanoke's Lee Suggs will don a Hokies uniform. The William Fleming star running back was named SuperPrep All American after his 1997 senior season.
Tech also needed offensive linemen Jake Grove of Forest and Luke Owens of Grundy hope to be able to help out in that area,
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[SOT]
[IN Q=they'll be coming]
[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/VA Tech Head Football Coach;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=best class ever]
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[S-UVA]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=SP-24 tc 20:32]
[GRAPHIC=George Welsh]


University of Virginia Coach, George Welsh, couldn't join Frank Beamer at the Roanoke Valley Sports Club last night.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville/Sports File;]


Welsh is recovering from back surgery. Coach had a ruptured disc removed in June.
But he's expected to be back on the field when the freshmen report this Friday.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=coach is]
[SUPER=01-Sparky Woods/UVA Offensive Coordinator;]
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=he's ready to go]
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[S-Fleming]


[ANCHOR=DENISE]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-22 tc 20:36]
[GRAPHIC=FFE]


High school football squads started practice today.
Though a few area teams are finding it difficult to get players on the field.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Colonels Practice Field; :00]


Last year William Fleming made it all the way to the state championship game, but today the coaches found out that success doesn't always breed success.
Only 40 players showed up for this morning's workout
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[SOT]
[IN Q="Well, you know...]
[SUPER=01-George Miller/Fleming Head Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=...what we have."]
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[ANCHOR=DENISE]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=sp-19 tc 45:37]
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[WIPE TO ENG#!!!!!!!!!!]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Patrick Henry Practice Field; :00]


The turnout problems were almost twice as bad at cross town rival Patrick Henry today.
Second year head coach Jeff Johnson opened two-a-day drills with only 15 players in uniform.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="I knew...]

((JEFF JOHNSON:))
[SUPER=01-Jeff Johnson/Patrick Henry Head Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=...supposed to be."]
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Johnson says it's too early tell if his jayvee or freshman programs will be affected by the low numbers, but he believes the problem is widespread.
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Still to come, the Giants complete a four game sweep of the Phillies and
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Steve Mason checks in from Spartanburg, South Carolina, where the Panthers are cutting their teeth in training camp before the start of the NFL season.
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The Panthers are sharpening their claws for the up coming pro-football season.
Steve Mason and photographer Mark Hollandsworth filed this report from Spartanburg, South Carolina.
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Barry Bonds drove in two runs yesterday afternoon, one day after being ejected for fighting.
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Bonds was seven for 14 with eight RBI's in the series with Philadelphia.
The Giants swept the four game series winning yesterday's contest Six to one.
Bonds charged the mound after being hit by a pitch. He faces a possible suspension for Sunday's fight no word when that will come down.
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She did not wear a yellow polka dot bikini, but she did wear a white one.... for her wedding.
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The bride and groom tied the knot at Adventure Landing in Jacksonville Beach.
To say their I-Do's the bride, Joanne McKinney wore a white bikini and sarong while her groom, Jessie Willams wore black swim trunks and a bow tie.
A group of onlookers watched as the couple sealed their vows with a kiss.
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The couple then took the plunge down a water coaster on an inner tube made for two.

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