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A memorial today for the sister-in-law of John F. Kennedy Junior...
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and police continue to look for leads in the Thursday night murder of a Danville man...
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[2-shot toss to Hello][Kennedy]


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Family and friends will pay tribute to Lauren Bessette, the least-known victim of the plane crash that also claimed the lives of her sister Carolyn and brother-in-law John F. Kennedy Junior.
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More than 400 guests have been invited to the candlelight service at Christ Church.
This evening's invitation-only service is being held primarily for Lauren, a 34-year-old financial executive.
It also will include remembrances of the Kennedy couple.
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The Episcopal church was chosen for the service because many of the Bessette sisters' friends belong to the church, and it can accommodate up to 600 mourners.
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[11Danville-Murder]


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Police don't have many leads in the murder of a Danville man.
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23-year old Tyree Nathaniel Wimbush was shot just one block from his family's house late Thursday night.
Police say he approached a car to talk to the passengers.
Then neighbors heard three gunshots.
Wimbush was dead before police arrived.
Authorities say they're looking for two white men driving a black car with a gray stripe.
They think the car has Tennessee license plates.
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[11Ingersoll-Rand]


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Ingersoll Rand is laying off 10 percent of its workforce.
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[from lb7 at 38:40]
The company is scaling back its workforce by about 30 people.
Officials blame weak foreign economies.
The company's vice president says sales of rock drills are way down in Europe and Asia.
He says if those sales pick up, the workers could be called back to work.
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[11City-Water]


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There's a split among Roanoke city council members looking for a long term water supply solution.
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The water level at Carvins Cove has fallen to more than 25 feet below the spillway.
City officials are calling for conservation, making connections to neighboring water systems and praying for rain.
But a long term solution is more elusive.
While some council members want a water supply independent from neighboring localities, others are calling for more regional cooperation.
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[SOT 03:51:41]
[IN Q=I'm not a separatist]

((DAVID BOWERS/ROANOKE MAYOR: I'M NOT A SEPARATIST. I'M A CONSOLIDATOR AND SO WHEN IT COMES TO WATER, OR TRASH OR SCHOOLS AND HOUSING AUTHORITIES OR BUS SYSTEMS OR ANY OF THOSE THINGS, YOU'LL FIND THAT I'LL ALWAYS TAKE A STAND THAT WE SHOULD BE WORKING TOGETHER. WE SHOULD BE WORKING REGIONALLY. THAT'S WHAT'S BEST FOR ROANOKE AND THAT'S WHAT'S BEST I THINK FOR ROANOKE VALLEY.))
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Roanoke County officials have proposed a regional water authority, but so far that idea has received a lukewarm response.
And privately, some county officials are expressing frustration with the lack of progress on regional water issues.

[Bedford-Arrest]


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Bedford County sheriff's deputies have arrested a man wanted in Virginia Beach for burning a cross.
Police had been looking for 34 year old Edgar Barfield since he was identified as one of three suspects in a cross-burning last Sunday at the home of an interracial couple.
Authorities charged him with cross burning, wearing a mask in public, conspiracy and two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
On Monday, Police arrested the two other suspects -- a 15-and 16-year-old boy.

[11Little-Chef]


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The Little Chef is closed now.
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The diner that was a Roanoke landmark for 50 years cooked its last meal yesterday.
It was a sad day for customers who loved the sausage gravy ... and everything else about Little Chef.
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((MIKE DOLLON: BEEN EATIN HERE EVERY DAY FOR THE LAST SEVEN YEARS. Scott Goldberg: Every day? DILLON: YEAH. MISS ONE EVERY ONCE IN A WHILE.///////////RONNIE UPDIKE: IT'S ALWAYS THE SAME BUNCH AND WE ALL HAVE A GOOD TIME HERE.///////////CUSTOMER: I'M GONNA MISS YOU ALL TERRIBLY. DEBBIE: I KNOW. I 'M GOING TO MISS YOU, TOO. CUSTOMER: I'M GONNA HAVE TO GO HUNGRY FOR A WHILE UNTIL I FIND ANOTHER PLACE.))
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[SUPER=01-Ronnie Updike/Regular Customer;06]
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Little Chef's owner tried her best not to get emotional.
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((DEBBIE NIMER: IT'S REALLY BEEN BUSY. Scott Goldberg: Are you staying busy on purpose? YES I AM. YES I AM.))
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[OUT Q=yes i am. yes i am.]
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Nimer say Little Chef could no longer compete with big restaurant chains.
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Coming up in the second half hour of News 7 Saturday Morning......
The F-B-I continues to investigate the gruesome murder of a Yosemite National Park employee...
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and more on the historic NASA shuttle mission...
we will have more on those stories coming up in just a few minutes.
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[2-shot hello][Yosemite]


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The FBI is investigating another murder in Yosemite National Park.
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Park rangers found the woman along a stream a few hundred yards from where she lived.
Joie Armstrong had been beheaded.
The park employee taught wildlife classes at the park.
Armstrong had planed to visit friends, but was reported missing early Thursday when she did not reach her destination.
Her car was found outside her quarters, packed for the trip.
The F-B-I says there's no apparent connection between this murder and the killing of three women tourists in February.
The bureau is investigating because the park is federal property.
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[Crib-gun]


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A Roanoke woman will spend three years in prison for keeping a loaded pistol in her baby's crib.
19 year old Tina Hopson was arrested on drug and weapons charges after police raided her house last December.
Yesterday she received a five-year suspended sentence for the drug charge and the mandatory three years for the firearms charge.
Hopson's 18-month-old son was not in the crib when police found the weapon, but prosecutors say she put the toddler and her two other children at risk by her actions.
Her lawyer says Hopson was selling drugs to raise enough money to pay rent.


[Columbia]


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The crew of the space shuttle Columbia is using an onboard observatory to gather images of planets this morning.
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It was a trial by fire for commander Eileen Collins.
Her first order of business was calmly handling a scare at launch.
A short-circuit knocked out power to critical engine computers...backup systems kept the engines going.
But the crew completed its primary objective yesterday anyway: releasing the world's most powerful X-ray telescope, the Chandra Observatory.
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[11SCV-Lawsuit]


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A special license plate needs a logo to be distinct for example- the American Legion, the Kiwanis Club, supporters of pet sterilization and the rest of the 150 "special plates" now available in Virginia.
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So say the Sons of Confederate Veterans. They got the General Assembly to approve a special tag for them this year, but lawmakers balked at including the group's logo, the Confederate Battle flag.
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((THAT WOULD BE A REGULAR LICENSE TAG WITH THE NAME ACROSS THE BOTTOM: "SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS." LIKE I SAID, UP CLOSE IS THE ONLY WAY YOU COULD SEE THAT. KEITH HUMPHRY/NEWS 7: Do you know of anyone who has taken advantage of that? BARBOUR: NO, SIR, WE HAVEN'T. HUMPHRY: And why is that? BARBOUR: WELL, BECAUSE MOST OF THE PEOPLE I'VE TALKED TO IN THE ORGANIZATION WOULDN'T HAVE THE TAG WITHOUT THE LOGO.))


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So they sued in federal court yesterday, saying they've been discriminated against and denied their right to freedom of speech. They want a judge to order the state to include the battle flag, the way Maryland does.
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[11College-Rape]


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Rape is all too common on college campuses. Intern Reporter Juliet Bickford has the story on what some local colleges are doing to combat the problem.
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(( Randolph-Macon Women's College has a program on sexual assault that begins as soon as the students arrive. Most administrators agree that women are most vulnerable those first few weeks of school.
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((TERRY HALL/ DIRECTOR OF RESIDENCE LIFE: BEFORE PEOPLE FIGURE OUT WHAT'S SAFE TO DO AND WHAT'S NOT SAFE TO DO. PEOPLE ARE STILL EXPERIMENTING SOCIALLY--THE ATMOSPHERE IS RIPER FOR THINGS TO HAPPEN AND SO WE REALLY TRY TO FOCUS OUR EFFORTS ON THE VERY START OF THE ACADEMIC YEAR.))
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The college provides list of emergency number for area colleges--since most sexual assualt cases happen while the women are visiting other schools. Randolph-Macon also works with area colleges to help victims take judicial action if they're assaulted at another school.
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((IN SOME INSTANCES IT'S EASIER FOR A STUDENT TO COME FORTH BECAUSE SHE DOESN'T HAVE TO FEEL THE REPURCUSSIONS EVERYDAY. IT'S NOT LIKE SHE'S GONNA HAVE TO GO TO CLASS WITH THIS GUY'S BUDDIES.))
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Virginia Tech provides information and help for sexual assault cases through their Women's center and Rape survivors support group. Education also starts early at Tech and focuses on teaching freshmen men to respect their female classmates. Both schools' education programs focus on controlling drinking... because more often than not - alcohol is a factor in sexual assaults on college campuses. Hall says this often makes women blame themselves.
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((WELL, KNOW I HAD BEEN DRINKING A LOT--SO MAYBE I WAS PARTLY RESPONSIBLE.))
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Alcohol can make pursuing prosecution more difficult for a victim.
Colleges say they will continue to warn students that drinking and good judgement do not go hand in hand...
Juliet Bickford, News 7, Lynchburg.))











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[BOTH MICS HOT]
Still to come on News 7 Saturday Morning
Roy Stanley has qualifying from the Pennsylvania 500
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and Glen Maury Park has a lot to offer...swimming, camping, and easy access to fishing and canoeing. Kimberly McBroom tell us more about it in this week's Time Off. We'll be back in a few minutes.


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[soft music under][Pool-Party]


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It's been going on for several years and it's keeping teens off the streets and in a safe and fun environment.
Joy Sutton has details.
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((NAT SOUND: OF KIDS JUMPING INTO POOL))
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Taking a late night swim is a great way to beat the heat.
But for 15 year old Mike Shell coming to the "Teen Splash Party" sponsored by Roanoke City Parks and Recreation is not only a fun way to keep cool but a safe place to hang out with his friends.
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((MIKE SHELL: IF I WASN'T HERE I'D PROBABLY BE OUT ON THE STREET TONIGHT OR WITH MY PARENTS YELLING AT ME FOR BEING OUT ON THE STREETS)) [RUNS8]
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The city has been providing the teen parties for five years at both Fallon Park and Washington Park Pools.
There are 4 parties at each location throughout the summer for different age groups from 11 to 18 years of age.
The teen party lasts from 9pm to midnight.
It only costs a dollar and the teens receive free pizza and soda. And keeping kids off the streets is one of the main reasons the program was started.
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((TALENA COX/ROANOKE PARKS AND RECREATION: ESPECIALLY AT NIGHT IN DIFFERENT AREAS ALWAYS BRINGS OUT TROUBLE. WHEN YOU HAVE A WELL LIT PLACE THAT'S SUPERVISED WITH POLICE OFFICERS AND GIVE THEM A WHOLESOME ACTIVITY TO ENJOY IT SEEMS TO REALLY ENCOURAGE THE KIDS AND GIVE THEM AN ACTIVITY )) [RUNS14]
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There are two more parties left for summer both happening in August at Washington Park Pool.
Joy Sutton, News-7, Roanoke.
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[11Woodstock]


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Woodstock 99 continues today in Rome, New York.
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[VO]
Ellen Qualls is there with the story behind one of history's largest concerts.
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[SUPER=01-Carrie O'Rourke/Farmville; :47]
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[super=01-Tara Barnes/Portsmouth; 1:15]
[super=01-Tim Kenrick/Portsmouth; 1:20]
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[Glen-Maury-Park]


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Buena Vista is known for its picturesque view, local sports, and Labor Day politics.
And at the center of it all, is Glen Maury Park.
Kimberly McBroom has a profile in this week's "Time Off".
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(( If you ask most anyone in Buena Vista, they'll tell you their city is the best place to live.
Parks and Recreation Director Ronnie Coffey agrees.
One reason, he says, is Glen Maury Park.
Surrounded by mountains, the park offers a place for relaxation.
But it's reputation as a hub of sports and entertainment is growing.
The city of Buena Vista first bought the property back in the early '70s.
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((RONNIE COFFEY/DIR. OF PARKS AND RECREATION: I THINK, IN TALKING TO SOME OF THE PEOPLE WHO WERE ON THE C ITY COUNCIL IN THE EARLY 70S, I THINK WE'RE DOING EXACTLY WHAT THEY WANTED US TO DO. WE'RE MAKING A LOT OF PEOPLE HAPPY WITH LOTS OF ACTIVITIES AND DRAWING A LOT OF PEOPLE TO OUR MERCHANTS, WHO ARE BENEFITING ALSO.)) [RUNS:13]
This Olympic- sized swimming pool is a hit with children, taking lessons on a warm, Summer day.
Once they dry off, they can spend some time at the park's new colorful playground.
Camping enthusiasts have 52 sites to choose from....about half of which have full water and electric hook-ups.
The park's proximity to the Maury River offers opportunities for fishing and canoeing.
And a variety of sports are played on the park's ballfields.
With all the daily activities going on, the park gets especially busy when big- name entertainers come to town-- and that happens pretty often.
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[SOT 10:46:34]

((RONNIE COFFEY/DIR. OF PARKS AND RECREATION: WE'VE HAD KATHY MATTHEA HERE... SILVIA...DAN SEALS...EXILE...HIGHWAY 101...T. GRAHAM BROWN THIS YEAR AND LOOKING AT SOME GREAT SHOWS FOR NEXT YEAR.)) [RUNS:09]
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((KIMBERLY MCBROOM/NEWS 7: IT'S QUIET IN HERE NOW, BUT NEXT SATURDAY, THE 31ST, THIS PAVILION WILL BE FILLED WITH THE SOUNDS OF BEACH MUSIC AT THE FIRST ANNUAL BEACH MUSIC FESTIVAL. IT'S RUN FROM 1 UNTIL 9 P.M. AND JUST TO PUT YOU IN THE PARTY MOOD, THEY MIGHT EVEN BRING IN A LITTLE SAND. )) [RUNS:15]

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Glen Maury Park not only plays hosts to MUSICIANS, but also politicians.
Campaign appearances have become a Labor Day tradition here.
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[SOT 10:45:25]

((RONNIE COFFEY/DIR. OF PARKS AND RECREATION: SEEMS LIKE EVERY WEEKEND HERE AT GLEN MAURY PARK, THERE'S ALWAYS AN EVEN THAT DRAWS THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE AND PEOPLE ARE SMILING AND HAVING A GOOD TIME AND WE'RE SO FORTUNATE TO HAVE A BEAUTIFUL PARK AND BE IN SUCH A BEAUTIFUL LOCATION IN THE BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS.)) [RUNS:11]
Kimberly McBroom, News 7, Buena Vista.))
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If you haven't had the chance to head up to Glen Maury Park yet, you can find directions there on our web site at W-D-B-J-7-DOT-COM.


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He's a self-taught chef and he's making a name for himself in the Roanoke Valley.
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His name is Andy Schlosser, and he was recently named the Most Creative Chef in the Roanoke Metro area by the City Paper.
Schlosser calls himself an artist, using his creativity to tantalize more than just your taste buds.
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[SOT 12:15:52]
[IN Q=I touch people's]

((ANDY SCHLOSSER/CHEF: I TOUCH PEOPLE'S SMELL, TASTE, SIGHT, TEXTURES AND EVERYTHING UNDER THE SUN AND EVEN IF THEY DON'T LIKE IT THEY'RE AT LEAST STILL SATISFIED THAT THEY GOT THEIR STOMACH FULL))
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[OUT Q=stomach full]
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He doesn't use recipes but creates his own dishes from scratch.
And he can cook a meal in as little as five minutes.
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[Take FS Pinnacle 9403]
We'll take you into Andy's kitchen at the Landing Restaurant in this week's Virginia Profile on News 7 Sunday morning beginning at eight. (------------)