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Today on News 7, police learn more about one of the accused gunmen in the Littleton, Colorado school shooting. We'll have a live report.
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and former Virginia Tech quarterback Jim Druckenmiller returns to the area to face criminal charges.
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More of the same tomorrow. Cool, drizzle hangs tough on Thursday.

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In medical news -- Do the health risks of being large get smaller with age?
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and the newest drug to fight obesity is carefully studied by a Roanoke weight center.
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New information is coming out about shooting suspect Eric Harris-
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[5-School-shooting]


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Eric Harris apparently wanted to be a Marine- but he was rejected just five days before the Columbine School Shootings.
A family friend tells the The New York Times reports Harris was on medication from a psychiatrist.
Meanwhile there's still a question over whether three teenagerss are suspects in the shootings.
Manuel Gallegus is live in Littleton with the latest on the investigation.
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((WHILE THE TWO YOUNG GUNMEN WERE ATTACKING COLUMBINE HIGH SCHOOL, NEARBY POLICE FOUND THREE TEENAGERS DRESSED IN FATIGUES. DESPITE THE FACT THAT THE SHERIFF SAYS THE TEENS KNEW THE NAMES OF THE SHOOTERS BEFORE THEY WERE MADE PUBLIC, TODAY THEY WERE CLEARED.
STEVE DAVIS/JEFFERSON CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT. INVESTIGATORS HAVE NOW DETERMINED THAT THE THREE RIFLES USED IN THE ATTACK WERE ALL BOUGHT BY 18-YEAR OLD ROBYN ANDERSON, GIRLFRIEND OF SUSPECT DYLAND KLEBOLD. THEY STILL DON'T KNOW WHO BOUGHT THE HANDGUN USED IN THE ATTACK, AND IF ANYONE INCLUDING THE GUNMEN'S FRIENDS KNEW HOW THE WEAPONS WOULD BE USED. MEANTIME OF THE 23 WOUNDED IN THE ATTACK, EIGHT REMAIN IN THE HOSPITAL.
MARK TAYLOR WHO WAS SHOT IN THE TORSO ARM AND LEGS HOPES TO GO HOME THIS WEEK. HE CAN'T FORGET WHAT HAPPENED TO HIM. MARK TAYLOR, shooting victim "I heard a gunshot I felt a pain in my leg and I fell. I felt a couple more and I just dropped and then I saw him with a grenade and he was coming toward me."
BUT MARK BELIEVES THEN THE GUNMEN WERE SCARED AWAY PERHAPS BY POLICE.
--STAND-UP- MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS LITTLETON COLORADO.))


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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The events in Colorado were on the minds of State Education board members- They're meeting in Charlottesville this week.
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A law that takes effect July 1st requires the board to come up with a model crisis management plan for schools to use during emergencies.
The plan would update an existing booklet that's already used by many school districts in the state.
Board president Kirk Schroder says the new and improved version should be ready in about six weeks.
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((KIRK SCHRODER/EDUCATION BOARD PRESIDENT: AND BY JUNE HAVE A MODEL PLAN TO HELP SCHOOL DIVISIONS. SO EVERYONE IS PITCHING IN AND EVERYONE IS VERY SENSITIVE TO THIS ISSUE, FROM THE GOVERNOR TO THE BOARD TO THE SUPERINTENDENT. AND IT'S JUST SCARY RIGHT NOW, BUT ALL YOU CAN DO IS BE AS PREPARED AS YOU CAN BE.))
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Schroder says every public school already undergoes safety audits each year to ensure they're complying with state guidelines.
Tomorrow, the board figures out how to penalize schools that do not meet the new Standards of Accreditation by the year 2007.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Former Virginia Tech quarterback Jim Druckenmiller said few words outside the Montgomery County courthouse today after his release on a 10-thousand dollar bond.
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When questioned by reporters, Druckenmiller would only say he's innocent.
The football star was indicted after a Virginia Tech student testified before a grand jury that Druckenmiller raped her in Blacksburg nearly two months ago.
Druckenmiller, who now plays for the San Francisco 49-ers, flew to Virginia yesterday in order to appear in court as he and his attorneys had promised.
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((DEBORAH CALDWELL-BONO/DRUCKENMILLER'S ATTORNEY: WE DON'T WANT TO TRY THE CASE IN THE PRESS, I WILL CONFIRM THAT JIM HAS CONTINUED TO COOPERATE WITH THE AUTHORITIES SINCE THE VERY BEGINNING OF THE CASE, MORE SO THAN ANY OTHER DEFENDANT OR PERSON ACCUSE OF A CRIME THAT I KNOW.))
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A jury trial has been scheduled for July 19th.
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[5-Danville-Sho]


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A domestic confrontation in Danville led to police gunfire this afternoon.
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Police say that as two officers assisted a woman out of her home on Lewis Street, her spouse rammed a pipe out of a nearby window.
Authorities say the officers thought it was a shotgun and fired into the house.
No one was hit, but one officer was treated by the paramedics for injuries from flying glass.
The man who brandished the pipe is now in Danville police custody. Police say they're not giving out his name until he's charged.
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He admits to bludgeoning two Richmond area women to death.
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His 1997 crime spree ended with a non-fatal hammer attack on another woman and her young son.
Eric Christopher Payne is only the second Virginia death row inmate who did not even appeal his case.
Payne is scheduled for execution tonight.
Tomorrow night, Pittsylvania County killer Ronald Dale Yeatts faces execution.
The two executions would be the seventh and eighth this year in Virginia.
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Still to come on the newscast, Congress wants to limit the President's power to deal with Yugoslavia.
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And the coach of the Hampton Roads Admirals avoids court as his assault case is settled in Roanoke. We'll have the details in a moment.
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On Health Check, doctors have new tools to help fight a common problem among diabetics.
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and Patrick Evans tries to get an early start on breakfast. Stay with us. [sponsor]
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NATO admits one of its missiles went off the mark yesterday- hitting a residential area.
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Officials in Belgrade call it a barbaric act- saying 20 people were killed.
Meanwhile there is a sign of some dissention among Serb leaders.
A deputy premier who has critizized Slobodan Milosovic has been dismissed from his job.
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((I BELIEVE THIS UNITY BASED ON FEAR IS BEGINNING TO FRAGMENT IN SERBIA TODAY AND OPPOSITION FROM WITHIN THE COUNTRY TO THE CAMPAIGN OF ETHNIC CLEANSING AND TO THE COURSE OF CONFRONTATION WITH THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY IS BEGINNING TO GROW.))
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Meanwhile as more Army soldiers left for duty- Congress voted to require congressional approval before sending ground troops.
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There's a 45-thousand-dollar settlement in the Goldie Akers pepper spray case.
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Akers is the 77-year-old woman who was sprayed in the face last fall by a Roanoke County Police officer.
She also was dragged from her car and suffered a torn rotator cuff.
The county is paying her for what it cost to treat that injury.
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((TOM BLAYLOCK/AKERS' ATTORNEY: SHE'S SATISFIED WITH THE AMOUNT OF MONEY SHE'S BEEN PAID, AND AGAIN I THINK SHE'S PLEASED WITH THE WAY COUNTY OFFICIALS HAVE HANDLED THE MATTER FROM THE BEGINNING. ))
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Police officer Russell Metcalf reached his own settlement last month.
He resigned from the county police force after it tried to terminate him.
The county's lawyer said today's 45-thousand-dollar settlement should not send a message that Metcalf's actions were way out of line.
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((PAUL MAHONEY/COUNTY ATTORNEY: I WOULDN'T SAY IT'S AN EGREGIOUS OFFENSE. WHAT I WOULD SAY IS THAT WE LOOKED AT THE SCOPE AND EXTENT OF THE PERSONAL INJURIES THAT WERE SUFFERED. ))
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Goldie Akers still faces charges of reckless driving and obstruction of justice.
She was parked the wrong way on the street -- checking her mail -- on the day she was sprayed.
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[5-Brophy]


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The coach of the Hampton Roads Admirals hockey team has been convicted of assault.
John Brophy managed to avoid going to court himself. His attorney entered a guilty plea for him.
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Brophy WAS charged with assault and battery for the way he reacted to taunts and objects being thrown at him at an Admirals- Express game at the Roanoke Civic Center.
One Roanoke hockey fan was annoyed that the case was settled with a plea agreement... and that Brophy didn't have to personally face the charges in court.
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((I COULDN'T SAY THAT HE GOT OFF EASY. HE CERTAINLY DIDN'T GET OFF EASY. HE WAS CONVICTED OF IT. THERE'S A RECORD OF IT. AND HE WAS FINED. THERE'S NO GUARANTEE OF WHAT WOULD HAVE HAPPENED, IF WE'D GONE TO TRIAL.))
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One of the two assault charges was dismissed. Brophy was convicted on the other.
The Coach will pay a 1-thousand dollar fine.
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Coming up next, Patrick Evans is going to grill the subject of his segment today. But there's no need to worry, he's just making pancakes. [Take Patrick Live Full in the Small Studio]

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So many events will be taking place this weekend, it'll be tought to decide what to do.
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But Patrick Evans knows where you should START your weekend of festivities.
He's got all the details on the annual Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast.
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Today in Sports, Steve Mason will tell us about a big opportunity for high school golfers.
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On Health Check, we'll see two new treatments that are helping diabetics fight common foot problems,
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and some local health experts have concerns about the latest resource in weight control.
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((BONNY LEE/CENTER FOR BARIATRIC MEDICINE: IF PEOPLE TAKE THIS DRUG AND THINK THEY CAN OVERCONSUME STILL ON THESE PRODUCTS, THEY'RE NOT GOING TO BE SUCCESSFUL WITH IT.))
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[5-Orlistat]


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The new diet pill Orlistat is scheduled to be in pharmacies in Roanoke within seven days, but already some patients of the Center for Bariatric Medicine want to try it.
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((BONNY LEE/CENTER FOR BARIATRIC MEDICINE: WE HAVE HAD PEOPLE ASK ABOUT IT, WE'VE HAD SEVERAL PHONE CALLS ON IT AND WE TRY TO GIVE PEOPLE THE BEST INFORMATION WE HAVE ON IT, AGAIN AS FAR AS THE LONG TERM USE ON THIS DRUG, WE DON'T HAVE A LOT OF INFORMATION ON THAT.))
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The Center's physician will be prescribing the drug for certain patients. Orlistat is recommended to use three times a day with meals. The drug is exclusively for obese patients -- for example a five foot four woman who weighs about 170 pounds.
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((BONNY LEE/CENTER FOR BARIATRIC MEDICINE: IF YOU HAVE HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE, IF YOU HAVE DIABETES IN YOUR FAMILY IF YOU'VE HAD A HISTORY OF STROKES IN YOUR FAMILY IF YOUR CHOLESTEROL AND TRIGLYCERIDES ARE JUST GOING THROUGH THE ROOF THEN YOU MAY WISH TO TRY THIS EVEN IF YOU'RE IN A LOWER BODY MASS INDEX.))
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Bariatric physicians warns not to overeat starches, sugars or protein when taking Orlistat or it won't work.
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Even though obesity is an unhealthy condition, it is apparently less dangerous for the elderly.
Researchers in Germany say it is a much greater risk for the young and middle aged.
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But as people age, obesity becomes less of a risk factor.
The findings are similar to those in a study last year that found after the age of 75, being overweight did not shorten life expectancy.
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[5-Diabetes]


[ANCHOR=Tonya]
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Two new products are changing the way doctors are treating diabetics for foot problems.
Wendy Rigby reports.
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Today's two minute sports ticker looks like a real drag.
[Anchor= Tonya]


With news from the National Hot Rod Association, here's Steve Mason.

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Welcome to today's two-minute ticker, which begins on the greens.
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Most William Byrd High School students caught skipping class today would find themselves in some trouble. That's not the case for Robbie Craft, who played hooky to accept the Don Holiday Memorial Scholarship.
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This morning at the Patrick Henry Hotel, Craft received a check for 10-thousand dollars towards his Christopher Newport college tuition. His excellence on the golf course made him eligible for the award, but his off-the-course efforts set him a part from the rest of the applicants.
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((ROBBIE CRAFT/DON HOLLIDAY SCHOLARSHIP WINNER:I'VE PLAYED GOLF SINCE I WAS 5 YEARS OLD. GOLF IS NOT THE MOST IMPORTANT THING IN MY LIFE. THE MOST IMPORTANT THING IS GOD AND JUST TRYING TO BE A POSITIVE ROLE MODEL FOR YOUNGER KIDS. THAT'S THE REASON WHY I DO THE YOUNGER BROTHER, YOUNGER SISTER FOUNDATION. THAT'S THE REASON I GO SEE A YOUNGER BROTHER EVERY WEEK AND JUST HELP HIM OUT BECAUSE HE DOESN'T HAVE A FATHER.))
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The National Hot Rod Association returns to the Comonweath this Thursday for a four day run at the Virginia Motorsports Park in Dinwiddie, just outside of Richmond.
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This is the fifth year the track has been in operation, and during those five years, the track's surface has received mixed reviews, to say the least.
But the drivers think after five years of "seasoning" this year's event will be the best to date at the park.
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Richmond has had the misfortune of having unusually hot weekends for these races in the past, but there's some hope things will be different this weekend.
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[IN Q="WELL, I THINK...]
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More than 600 different machines will race in Richmond including the Pro Stock Trucks.
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Coming up at six, more on the Express preparations for the gades, have a great day everybody.

[5-Cashier]


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Two would-be criminals probably thought they were in for an easy time when they saw the liquor store they intended to rob had an elderly cashier.
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Instead 80 YEAR OLD Alfreda Donnelly stopped the two men single handedly.
After they demanded money she slammed the register drawer shut and reached for the phone to call 9-1-1.
One of the suspects fired a stun gun at the elderly lady but her sweater protected her.
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((ALFREDA DONNELLY-CASHIER: I ONLY REMEMBER WHEN THE THING STARTED SPARKING GOING ALL OVER AND I SAID WHAT ARE YOU DOING. I THOUGHT IT WAS SOME KID THING SPARKING. WHAT ARE YOU DOING TO ME AND I PUSHED HIS ARM.))
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The two men fled the store empty handed. Police are still searching for them.
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