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[VO-NAT]
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[SUPER=19-Andrew/Freiden;]

A man suspected of killing his girlfriend is dead after being shot by police in Campbell County...

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and police continue to investigate the shooting of a teenager in a Roanoke apartment complex...
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[2-shot toss to Hello][2-campbell-Shooting]


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A Campbell County deputy last night shot and killed a murder suspect who charged at him with a knife.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co./Last Night]


Two officers responded to a domestic assault call at the Pines Village apartments around midnight.
They encountered a black male standing over a woman who'd been stabbed.. and ordered him to drop the knife he was holding.
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[SOT 4:57:47]
[IN Q=He ran at]

((ROBERT MAXEY/CAMPBELL CO. SHERIFF: HE RAN AT ONE DEPUTY, I BELIEVE THE DEPUTY MANAGED TO ELUDE HIM, HE HAD A KNIFE. HE THEN TURNED THE KNIFE ON HIMSELF AND THEN SUBSEQUENTLY RAISED HIS KNIFE OVER HIS HEAD AND RAN AT THE SECOND DEPUTY.))

[SUPER=01-Robert Maxey/Campbell Co. Sheriff]
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[OUT Q=the second deputy.]
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[VO-NAT]


The officer fired five shots, at least two of which struck the suspect.
He and the woman he'd allegedly stabbed were pronounced dead at the scene.
State police have taken over the investigation.
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[11Roanoke-Murder]


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It was the second murder in Roanoke this year involving a gun,
and people who live where it happened worry it could happen again.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Residents of Brightwood Manor want police to get the guns out of their neighborhood.
Late Thursday night, 18-year old Victor Anderson was shot in the head and killed outside one of the apartment buildings.
One person who lives there wants police to sweep the complex.
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[SOT 17:23:25]
[IN Q=place to place]

((ANDREA HOLLINGHEAD: GO PLACE TO PLACE, HAVE PEOPLE CHECK THEM, TAKE ALL THEIR GUNS, MELT THEM OR DO SOMETHING OS THERE COULD BE NO MORE VIOLENCE IN THE COMMUNITY.))
[SUPER=01-Andrea Hollinghead/Brightwood Resident]
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[OUT Q=the community]
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[VO-NAT]


Witnesses say Anderson was killed by a man he'd been fighting with a few weeks ago.
Police say they have good tips and are looking for the killer.
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[11Murder-Arrest]


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Lynchburg police say they've identified the man who shot and killed a man during an argument over drugs last weekend.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Sunday Night]


24-year old Norman Douglas White is charged with gunning down 26- year- old Morris Anthony in this home on Stuart Street Sunday night.
Police say White is already in custody in Culpeper County on forgery charges.. he's being held without bond.
He also faces drug charges in New York and New Jersey.
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[Serial-Killer]


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Suspected railroad killer will get some help from his homeland.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Houston, TX;]


Mexican officials will likely act as advisors to Angel Resendiz, who is linked to nine murders in three states.
Officials believe the list is likely to grow and so is the possiblity of the death penalty.
So Resediz's attorney is asking the Mexican Consulate for help.
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[IN Q=if they do]

(())
[SUPER=01-Allen Tanner/Defense Attorney; :00]
[SUPER=01-Don Clark/FBI; :08]
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[VO-NAT]


Resendez has been a potential suspect in as many as 700 unsolved murders across the country.
So far, authorites have ruled out about 200 of those cases.
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[11Fleming]


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A Lynchburg man will spend the rest of his life in prison.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/File Tape]


Darryl Lamont Fleming had been found guilty in May of capital murder in the killing of 16-year old Corey Pennix last summer.
Fleming stabbed Pennix, then stole cocaine from the dying boy's pockets.
A Lynchburg jury opted "not" to give Fleming the death penalty for the crime, instead recommending a life sentence.
A circuit court judge upheld that sentence yesterday, adding a 25-year term for the robbery.
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[11Furniture-Pollution]


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[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-26 39:33]
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Federal regulators charged Stanley Furniture with polluting the air Wednesday.
Now, they are pointing out similar violations at Bassett and Hooker Furniture.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.;]


The Environmental Protection Agency says broken boilers at all three companies were causing air pollution.
Stanley Furniture is charged with operating a faulty boiler for at least five years.
Hooker and Bassett have been cited for violating the Clean Air Act because several of their boilers failed emissions tests.
Health officials say there haven't been any complaints from residents near any of the companies.
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[SOT 1:42:06 - 1:42:17]
[IN Q=It hasn't been bad at all]
[SUPER=01-Virginia Jarrett/Bassett Furniture Neighbor;]

((VIRGINIA JARRETT/BASSETT FURNITURE NEIGHBOR: IT HASN'T BEEN BAD AT ALL. I DON'T REMEMBER ANY POLLUTION COMING THIS WAY. IT'S BEEN REAL NICE, I THINK. HAVE YOU EVER HEARD COMPLAINTS OR HEARD NEIGHBORS COMPLAIN? NEVER HEARD OF ANY.))
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[OUT Q=Never heard of any.]
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Officials from all three furniture companies declined to comment on camera.
But all said they have a clean environmental record and that they're fixing the problems.

[11Vinton-PO]


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A few anxious moments at the Post Office in Vinton.
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[VO-NAT]
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Yesterday afternoon, a postal service employee called police after a man dropped a large carrying case inside and took off.
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[SOT 14:53:30]
[IN Q=He had a musical-]

((HE HAD A MUSICAL-INSTRUMENT TYPE CARRYING CASE. HE ENTERED THE POST OFFICE, SET IT DOWN ON THE FLOOR AND WALKED OUT.
HE CROSSED THE STREET, ENTERED ONE OF THE LOCAL BUSINESSES THROUGH THE FRONT DOOR, WALKED STRAIGHT THROUGH THE STORE AND OUT THE BACK.))
[SUPER=01-Rick Foutz/Vinton Police Chief]
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[OUT Q=out the back.]
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Folks say the suspect must have been familiar with Vinton, because everybody in town knows Cundiff's has a back door.
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Chief Foutz suspects the instrument may have been stolen... that the man got nervous when he saw an officer nearby and took off without the loot.


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Coming up in the second half hour of News 7 Saturday Morning...... A man is shot by a Campbell County police officer after allegedly killing his girlfriend and attacking police...

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and a Virginia court overturns a law banning partial birth abortions....
we will have more on those stories coming up in just a few minutes.
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[2-shot hello][Campbell-Shooting]


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A Campbell County deputy was forced to shoot and kill a man suspected of murdering his girlfriend last night.
Steve Smallshaw has the story.
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[SUPER=01-Robert Maxey/Campbell Co. Sheriff; :23]
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(( Two deputies responded to the call for a domestic assault at the Pines Village apartment complex around midnight.
The first officer to arrive saw the suspect.. a black male.. standing over a woman who had been stabbed several times.
The suspect charged the deputy who was able to elude him.. and seconds later, the second officer pulled up.
[SOT 4:57:58]

((SHERIFF ROBERT MAXEY/CAMPBELL CO.: AND THEN SUBSEQUENTLY RAISED THE KNIFE OVER HIS HEAD AND RAN AT THE SECOND DEPUTY. HE WAS WARNED ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS TO DROP THE KNIFE, WHICH HE DID NOT DO, AND HE CONTINUED TO RUN AT THE DEPUTY AND THE DEPUTY FIRED AND HIT THE SUBJECT.))
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[OUT Q=hit the subject.]


A total of five shots were fired.. Maxey says at least two hit the suspect.
He and his former girlfriend were both pronounced dead at the scene.
Authorities say the woman had called them three times Thursday night, afraid that her ex-boyfriend was out to get her.
He ended up kicking in her door Friday night, attacking her inside her apartment, and then apparently followed her outside with the knife.
State police have been called in to conduct the investigation.. Sheriff Maxey says it appears the shooting was justified.
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((MAXEY: I THINK IT'S PREMATURE FOR ME TO MAKE A FINAL JUDGEMENT BUT I DON'T SEE ANYTHING TO INDICATE THAT IT WAS NOT JUSTIFIED.))
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[OUT Q=not justified.]


The names of the victims and the officers involved have not been released.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Campbell County.))

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Galax police are investigating the shooting death of a man found near Poplar Knob Road and Country Club Lane last night.
Thirty six year old James Edward Thornton of Galax was found in his vehicle with an apparent gunshot wound.
Police believe Thornton lost control of his car after being shot and struck a house on Country Club Lane. The car then caught on fire. Thornton was pronounced dead at the scene.
Nineteen year old Tradon Drayton was arrested and charged with first degree murder and the use of a firearm in commission of a felony. Police have not established a motive.
Drayton is being held without bond pending a July 21st hearing.






[Abortion-Ban]


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A Virginia law banning so-called "partial birth abortions" was overturned yesterday by a federal judge.
U-S District Judge Robert Payne ruled the ban was unconstitutional and issued a permanent injunction barring enforcement of the law.
But Attorney General Mark Earley and some legislators are planning to appeal the decision.
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[IN Q=It was just]
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[SUPER=01-Sen. Steve Newman/ (R) Lynchburg;41]
[SUPER=01-Sen. John Edwards/ (D) Roanoke;58]
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((It was just last year that the Virginia General Assembly voted in both the Senate and House of Delegates to outlaw "partial birth abortions"
As defined by the Virginia bill partial birth abortions are done when a person intentionally delivers a living fetus...into the vagina for the purpose of performing a procedure the person knows will kill the fetus, performs the procedure, kills the fetus and completes the delivery.
The ban states that a physician shall not knowingly performs a partial birth abortion that is not necessary to save the life of a mother.
State Senator Steve Newman was the Chief patron of the bill and says the bill was supported by the American Medical Association and is constitutional.
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[SOT 00:22:42]
[IN Q=This bill had the]

((THIS BILL HAD THE SUPPORT OF REPUBLICAN AND DEMOCRATS AND INDEPENDENTS AND PRO-LIFE AND PRO-CHOICE. IT SHOULD BE THE LAW OF THE LAND)) [RUNS8]
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But State Senator John Edwards who voted against the bill disagrees.
He says the federal judge is right..this ban is unconstitutional.
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[SOT 02:01:33]
[IN Q=It's the legislature]

((IT'S THE LEGISLATURE PRACTICING MEDICINE AND I BELIEVE IT'S CLEARLY UNCONSTITUTIONAL BECAUSE IT WAS NOT LIMITED TO THE LAST TRIMESTER.)) [RUNS7]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Edwards says there]

((JOY SUTTON/REPORTER: EDWARDS SAYS THERE IS ALREADY A VIRGINIA LAW IN PLACE THAT BANS THIRD TRIMESTER ABORTIONS. AND HE SAYS IT'S WRONG TO NOT ALLOW WOMEN TO HAVE THIS PROCEDURE WHO ARE NOT THEIR THIRD TRIMESTER. BUT NEWMAN SAYS THAT HE HOPES THROUGHOUT THE APPEALS PROCESS THAT THE LAW WILL BE UPHELD. AND THAT HE AND OTHERS WILL TAKE THEIR CASE TO THE SUPREME COURT IF NECESSARY. JOY SUTTON, NEWS-7))
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Educators in Lynchburg say the schools are making progress but they still have a long way to go when it comes to the SOL's .
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Lynchburg improved in 119 of the 166 testing areas, but received passing scores in only 74 of them.
"No" city school currently meets the standards for accreditation.. and officials are keeping an eye on some of the problem areas.
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[SOT 14:56:47]

((JAMES MCCORMICK/L'BURG SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT: THERE ARE TWO SCHOOLS THAT WE HAVE TRUE CONCERNS ABOUT BECAUSE WE HAVE SEEN MIXED MOVEMENT, WHEREAS AT MANY OF OUR SCHOOLS, WE'VE SEEN A GREAT DEAL OF MOVEMENT IN AT LEAST ONE ELEMENTARY GRADE OR THE OTHER, THIRD OR FIFTH.))
[SUPER=01-James McCormick/L'burg School Superintendent; :00]
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[OUT Q=third or fifth.]
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[VO-NAT]


Elementary students are performing well in English, writing and technology.
Students across the division did poorly in math and science.
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[11VBA-SOL]


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-White Sulphur Spr., WV]

Everyone's talking about the Standards of Learning--or S-O-L tests--including the Virginia Bar Association. A seminar on the impact of S-O-L's kicked off the State Bar's summer meeting. The Board of Education's main message was a call to action.
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[SOT tc 16:58:55]
[IN Q=At the]

((KIRK SCHRODER/ BOARD OF EDUCATION CHAIR: AT THE END OF THE DAY, ACCOUNTABILITY IS NOT ABOUT JUST SCHOOLS, IT'S ABOUT COMMUNITES. IT'S ABOUT THE PUBLIC AND I HOPE THAT AS WE IMPLEMENT THIS PROGRAM IT WILL BRING GREATER INVOLVEMENT WITH THE PUBLIC. ))
[SUPER=01-Kirk Schroder/Board of Education Chair;]
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Others disagreed with the state's efforts to impose what they see as just another test on students. One State delegate says the S-O-L test reinforces what he calls the "industrial model of education."
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[SOT tc 17:03:13]
[IN Q=You set]

((DEL. KENNETH PLUM/(D) RESTON: YOU SET UP A PRODUCT, YOU MAKE ALL THE CHILDREN ALIKE IN THEIR LEARNING--LITTLE WIDGETS OUT OF SCHOOL FACTORIES.))
[SUPER=01-Del. Kenneth Plum/(D) Reston]
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The panel didn't come to any conclusions about the S-O-L's.

[Space--Shuttle]


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Eileen Collins and her crew are ready to head into the last frontier.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Kennedy Space Center;]


Collins is the first woman to sit in the commanders seat for a space shuttle mission.
The Columbia is scheduled to take off Tuesday, with the biggest, heaviest most expensive payload ever.
The 50-thousand-pound Chandra Telescope and booster rockers with X-Ray vision is cargo that will be ushered into orbit.
This mission is coming on the heels of the 30th anniversary of the liftoff of the first mission to reach the moon.


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[Kennedy-Plane]


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According to the Associated Press this morning, Airport officials in Massachusetts confirm that a plane piloted by John F. Kennedy Junior is missing. An official at the Martha's Vineyard Airport says the plane was supposed to arrive last night, but never did. The plane carrying Kennedy and three others took off from an airport in New Jersey. In addition to Kennedy, the plane is also said to have been carrying his wife, Carolyn Bessette
(bih-SET') Kennedy. That word comes from

a man who describes himself as a friend of the family. A search is underway. Stay tuned to CBS Saturday morning for more information.




[Kennedy-Plane]


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According to the Associated Press this morning, Airport officials in Massachusetts confirm that a plane piloted by John F. Kennedy Junior is missing. An official at the Martha's Vineyard Airport says the plane was supposed to arrive last night, but never did. The plane carrying Kennedy and three others took off from an airport in New Jersey. In addition to Kennedy, the plane is also said to have been carrying his wife, Carolyn Bessette
(bih-SET') Kennedy. That word comes from

a man who describes himself as a friend of the family. A search is underway. Stay tuned to CBS Saturday morning for more information.




[Tease#2]



[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sat Am]
[SS=None]


Still to come on News 7 Saturday Morning In sports....legends return to the New River Valley Speedway

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[VO-NAT]

and and if you are looking to get away from it all you might want to visit Daddy Rabbit's campground... Kimberly McBroom did and tells us more about it ion this week's Time Off

....... but first here are the bestselling books of the week.
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[no 2 shot go straight to the bestsellers]

[soft music under][Clinton]


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President Clinton says the big tax cut proposed by Republicans could squander America's surplus.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-DesMoines, IA;]


The president spoke about the issue at a Democratic fund-raiser last night.
He also says the cost of the House Republican package will likely balloon in the second decade of the new century.


Republicans have proposed tax cuts ranging as high as 864 billion dollars. Clinton included much smaller tax cuts in his budget.
If Congress sends him anything as big as the G-O-P has suggested, Clinton will likely veto it.
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[11Richmond-Trucks]


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It was a bad day for north-south traffic through central Virginia. [TAKE PINNACLE PAGE HERE]
Yesterday, four separate accidents involving five tractor trailer trucks meant an east coast traffic nightmare today along Interstates 95 and 85.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Just as State Police had cleared a single truck accident from the northbound lanes of 95, a second truck overturned in the southbound lanes.
Those accidents blocked traffic in both directions for two hours this morning.
A truck and car collision south of the city continued to snag traffic.
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[TALENT=Denise]
[SS=Hold]


And in Brunswick County, two tractor trailers collided, with four thousand pounds of a hazardous material on board one.
That blocked traffic into the evening.



[11Farmer]


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A civil rights pioneer was honored in the former capital of the Confederacy.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Yesterday, people came to Virginia Union University to remember the late James Farmer.
The 79-year old founder of the Congress of Racial Equality died last week.
Farmer was noted for organizing non-violent protests, including the freedom rides to desegregate public transportation in the 60's.
Today, Jesse Jackson said Farmer was "not just for the black race...he was for the HUMAN race."
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[Daddy-Rabbit's]


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As you'd expect, Daddy Rabbit's Campground is home to several bunnies during tourist season.
But the real star of the Floyd county campground isn't a RABBIT-- it's a CAT.
Kimberly McBroom explains in this week's "Time Off".
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The SIGNS are clear...]
[SUPER=03-Floyd Co.; :01]
[SUPER=01-Marian Smith/Campground Owner; :14]
[SUPER=01-Glenn Curles/Camper; :55]
[SUPER=@Kimberly2; 1:12]
[RUNS=1:52]
[OUT Q=McBroom, News 7, Floyd County.]


(( The SIGNS are clear....
Business has been HOPPING since Richard and Marian Smith bought Daddy Rabbit's campground in 19-84.
Among the first campers you'll find when you arrive...are these furry creatures.
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[SOT 10:56:56]

((MARIAN SMITH/CAMPGROUND OWNER: KIDS COME HERE AND LOVE TO VISIT THE BUNNIES AND WE USUALLY HAVE LITTER A YEAR THAT WE SELL, AS PETS ONLY. UH OH. OKAY... )) [RUNS:13]
But the most celebrated animal at the campground is Tooty, their yellow Manx cat.
As the story goes, the Smith's lost Tooty after a truck accident in Jacksonville, Florida.
The fearless feline then WALKED 450 miles...and found her way home four months later.
The legend of Tooty, along with its natural scenery has endeared Daddy Rabbit's Campground with many repeat campers, like Red and Glenn Curles.
They've come here every season for the last nine years.
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[SOT 11:14:15]

((GLENN CURLES/CAMPER: THEY HAVE A COUNTRY JAMBOREE ON FRIDAY NIGHT AND A CONCERT ON SATURDAY NIGHT DOWN AT THE COUNTRY STORE. WO, WE GO DOWN THERE. WE LISTEN TO THE MUSIC. WE FLAT FOOT AND EAT HOT DOGS. WE JUST HAVE A GOOD TIME UP HERE. THIS IS COUNTRY LIVING.)) [RUNS:15]
"Country Living" at Daddy Rabbit's includes 37 campsites with full water and electric hookups.
Everything from family reunions, to girl scout gatherings are accommodated at the group campsite.
And if you're looking for a little shelter when camping on a rainy night....several camping cabins are under construction and should be available for rent by Labor Day.
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[SOT 11:05:21]

((MARIAN SMITH/CAMPGROUND OWNER: WE'RE NOT REALLY FANCY, BUT KIDS LOVE IT, I THINK, BECAUSE IT IS A NATURAL KIND OF ATMOSPHERE. THERE'S A HIKING TRAIL ON TOP OF THE MOUNTAIN AND NOT A LOT OF SCHEDULED STUFF FOR CHILDREN TO DO, BUT THEY JUST LOVE IT, YOU KNOW. IT'S KIND OF NICE TO SEE PEOPLE WHO HAVE GROWN UP AND THEY'RE COMING BACK WITH THEIR CHILDREN.)) [RUNS:17]
Camping season at Daddy Rabbit's runs through the end of October.
Kimberly McBroom, News 7, Floyd County.))
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[TALENT=Andrew]
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Camp sites run about 15- dollars a night.
For directions to Daddy Rabbit's Campground, you can check out our website at W-D-B-J-7-DOT-COM.


[Profile-Promo]


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A Franklin County girl is back from an all-expense paid trip to Disney World.
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[SOT 17:49:42]
[IN Q=Who is that]

((TINA TENRET/NEWS7: WHO IS THAT? LILLIE SMITH: MINNIE MOUSE. TENRET: AND YOU CAN DRINK OUT OF THIS ONE RIGHT? SMITH: YES AND IT MIGHT TALK.))
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=MIGHT TALK]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]


Three-year-old Lillie Smith has cancer.
It's in remission now but she still must undergo blood tests, a CAT SCAN and M-R-I every three months.
Her mother called the Make-A-Wish foundation which granted her dream: to meet Mickey Mouse.
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[Take FS 9403] Meet Lillie in this week's Virginia Profiles tomorrow on News 7 Sunday morning beginning at 8.