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[Denise on Camera] Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning.......
The search continues for the women suspected of robbing a Lynchburg store,
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and Texas residents are gearing up for the arrival of Hurricane Bret. We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.


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[2-shot toss to Hello][11Store-Robbery]


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Lynchburg police are searching for two women who robbed a drug store. It happened shortly after 12 yesterday afternoon at Pearson Drug on Boonsboro Road. Officials say the two women had a small handgun and took an undisclosed amount of cash.
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One suspect is described as a 5 foot 7 inch black woman in her 40's weighing 200 pounds. The other suspect is said to be a black woman in her late 20's or early 30's, weighing 140 pounds, and is 5 foot 8 inches tall. The suspects were seen driving an old model Plymouth yellow in color.
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If you have any information about the armed robbery you can contact the Lynchburg Police at (804) 847-1380.



[Hurricane-Bret]


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Homeowners along the Texas Gulf Coast are preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Bret.
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The storm is nearing Brownsville with winds nearing 140 miles an hour.
So residents in many towns along the southern coast of Texas, are boarding up windows as fast as they can.
Plywood is one of the commodities homeowners need most.
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((ALBERT TOVAR, STORE MANAGER: WE'VE GOT 10 MORE TRUCKS COMING IN. IT'S ENROUTE RIGHT NOW FROM HOUSTON AND DALLAS. WE HAVE AS MANY TRUCKS COMING IN AS POSSIBLE.))
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Forecasters say it could become stronger today as it nears land.
Bret could make landfall this afternoon in the Corpus Christi area.
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[toss] [Denise on Camera]
Now let's check in with Andrew Freiden who has the latest information on Hurricane Bret.

[toss to weather][11Tech-Minority]


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There's been a lot of activity on the Virginia Tech campus this weekend....Students have been busy moving into their dorms and preparing for the new semester. As Joy Sutton tells us, although minorities students could be seen on campus -- some students say the University needs to do more recruiting, especially of African Americans.
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(( Portia McMichael is going into her second year at Virginia Tech.
She came to the university because of its academic reputation and its nice atmosphere.
But McMichael says it's sad that there are not more black and other minority students taking advantage of what Tech has to offer.
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((PORTIA MICHAEL/2ND YEAR STUDENT:WE WANT A LOT OF MINORITY STUDENTS TO SEE THAT VIRGINIA TECH IS JUST AS GOOD AS GOING TO GEORGE MASON, JAMES MADISON OR UVA. IT'S SOMETHING WE'VE BEEN WORKING ON. THE CLIMATE ON CAMPUS IS WE NEED MORE))
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In 19-98 only 14-point-3-percent of Tech's undergraduate students were minorities and out of that only 4-percent were black.
However some minority students say when it comes to the football field-- minority faces are definitely more prevalent.
But McMichael says that Tech is more than just sports.
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((WE WANT TO GET MORE STUDENTS IN ACADEMICS. YOU KNOW THERE IS A LOT OF BLACK STUDENTS HERE FOR ATHLETICS...AND THAT'S NOT REALLY ALL WHAT TECH IS ABOUT. THE ENGINEERING PROGRAM IS TOP RATED IN THE COUNTRY, NUMBER 1 INTERIOR DESIGN))
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Freshman Ronald Moody says that Tech recruited him not just for his moves on the field.
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((RONALD MOODY/FRESHMAN: I USE TO GET ACADEMIC LETTERS. I GOT GOOD GRADES TOO. I WAS GETTING ACADEMIC LETTERS AND FOOTBALL LETTERS))
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Tech recently started a minorities academic opportunities program.
Students hope that the universities efforts will pay off--- and more minorities faces will be seen on campus and in

the classroom.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Blacksburg.))
















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George W. Bush's campaign stop in Roanoke brought the Star City into the national spotlight.
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Bush was unable to get away from questions about past drug use. He wouldn't say yes or no...but did say if he used any drugs he did it at least 25 years ago.
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((BUSH: I'VE LEARNED FROM THOSE MISTAKES. AND THAT'S ALL I INTEND TO TALK ABOUT IT.))
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Bush offered some firm advice about drugs to the next generation.
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((NATSOUND: WHEN SOMEBODY SAYS DRUGS ARE COOL YOU SAY THEY'RE NOT COOL. GOTTA MAKE THE RIGHT CHOICES.))
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George W. Bush is not the only member of the Bush family to visit Southwest Virginia. While campaigning for president, his mother and father once made Roanoke a stop on the campaign trail. That's the focus of this week's Virginia Newsreel.
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Three and a half weeks before the 1980 election, Vice Presidential candidate George Bush was hot on the campaign trail.
He made a stop in Roanoke looking for last minute support. Bush didn't waste anytime getting down to business.
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((WHAT GOVERNOR REAGAN IS TALKING ABOUT MAKES INORDINATE ECONOMIC SENSE IT CONTAINS INGREDIENTS THAT I THINK WILL GET THE BUDGET IN BALANCE AND WILL BREAK INFLATION SOON. IT DOES NOT CONTAIN ALL THE INGREDIENTS THAT HE OR I WERE TALKING ABOUT IN THE PRIMARY)) [RUNS17]
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Later at the Roanoke Civic Center, Bush repeated the Reagan ticket message of solving economic problems, cutting taxes, and cutting government waste.
He addressed a crowd of about 950 people.
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((IT IS WORTH YOUR EFFORTS AND I'M DELIGHTED TO BE HERE AND I STRONGLY URGE THAT WE TAKE NOTHING FOR GRANTED IN THESE LAST 3 AND A HALF WEEKS AND TO GO FORTH WITH SOME IDEALISM. WE CAN CHANGE THINGS WE CAN HELP PEOPLE. WE CAN MAKE LIFE BETTER AND THAT'S WHAT IT'S ALL ABOUT. THANK YOU VERY, VERY MUCH. CLAPPING)) [RUNS20]
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After serving as Vice President for 2 terms, Bush ran for President. In 1988, his wife Barbara came to the Roanoke Valley campaigning for her husband.
Mrs. Bush started the day with a trip to Camp Virginia Jaycees in Bedford County. During the hour long visit, she spent some time with the campers and participated in activities like sponge painting.

She also toured the Roanoke City Market and attended a Republican fundraiser.
Bush was behind in the polls, but his wife was confident that he would win.
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((NOT NOW BECAUSE WE EXPECTED THAT THEY HAD A VERY TOUGH CAMPAIGN AND IT WENT ON FOR A VERY LONG TIME. PEOPLE HAVE NO IDEA WHAT MICHAEL DUKAKIS STANDS FOR. THEY WILL UNDERSTAND HOW LIBERAL HE IS. I THINK THEY WILL BE FOR GEORGE BUSH)) [RUNS16]
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Bush defeated Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis in 1988 to became the 41-st President of the United States.

That's Virginia Newsreel.)) [11Business-Review]


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A new exit ramp is open on Interstate 581
And the ideas are flowing from a new electronic giant.
Scott Goldberg has those stories and more in this week's News-7 Business Review.
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[NOTHING ON CHROMAKEY THIS WEEK] [tultex] (( This week on the Review:
Tultex says any layoffs will be temporary.
The struggling apparel company is forcing about 500 people to work shorter schedules.
Tultex is purposely slowing production so it can get rid of its inventory. [99-23 at 1:51:01]
Southside farmers say they might get burned by the national tobacco settlement.
Their first payment is due in December.
After that, one farmer who sits on the settlement task force said this week lawsuits have cost big tobacco so much ... there's no guarantee companies will pay growers their full share. [99-34 at 30:40]
Finally ... there are two ways to leave Roanoke's Valley View crossing.
The long-delayed exit ramp to Interstate-81 opened.
It cost taxpayers more than five and half million dollars but now gives shoppers an easier way to leave places like .... []
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Best Buy!
The store whose mascot is an annoyoing human price tag opened to the best turnout it could've hoped for.
A stampede of customers raided the Roanoke version of the nation's number-one electronics retailer.
It's the first time in two years Circuit City will have a major competitor. [DOW JONES PRE PRO]
It was a winning week on Wall Street.
The Dow was up 127 points at 11-thousand one-hundred.
The Nasdaq picked up 11.
That's this week's Review.
I'm Scott Goldberg.))
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Coming up on News 7 Sunday Morning...... Roanoke City Police continue their investigation of the murder of a teenager,
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and Texas prepares for today's expected arrival of Hurricane Bret from the Gulf of Mexico.
we will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[Re-Open]
Good morning, I'm Denise Allen.
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And I'm Andrew Freiden
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It's (time) on Sunday August 22-nd and Welcome back to News7 Sunday morning.
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[11Teen-Killed]


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Roanoke City Police say they are still investigating the murder inside a local restaurant yesterday morning.
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Police say 19-year-old Prentice R. Jordan was shot more than once inside Easley's -- a restaurant on the 36-hundred block of Shenandoah Avenue, Northwest.
Jordan was pronounced dead at the scene.
Authorities say a confrontation between several people led to the shots being fired.
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Police are asking anyone with information on this crime to call the Roanoke City Crime Line at 344-8500.


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The first Atlantic Hurricane of the season is inching closer to the Texas Coast.
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A Hurricane Warning is in effect for much of the coastline as current projections have the storm making landfall late Sunday night just south of Corpus Christi.
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Texans who live or vacation on the gulf coast are steadily flowing inland. Those who chose to stay are doing their best to board up property-- as they brace for a storm packing top winds at 140 miles per hour.
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[Turkey]


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The confirmed death toll from the earthquake in Turkey has passed 12-thousand and that number is still increasing this morning.
But more survivors are still being found as well.
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A 45-year-old woman has been pulled alive from a rubble grave, nearly five and a-half days after being buried by the massive earthquake.
No word yet on her condition. She's described as an invalid.
The rescue took place even as some of the international teams are heading home, saying there was little chance of finding more survivors.
Meanwhile, the Turkish government is sending more troops into the earthquake zone, following complaints that the military was not helping enough in the rescue and recovery efforts.
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[Tire-Fire]


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Fire fighters are still working a massive tire fire in Ohio this morning.
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It took more than 200 fire fighters from 19 departments seven hours to get the blaze under control.
Officials say it could burn for several days.
The fire has sent smoke plumes as far away as 70 miles and has threatened to spread to more of the millions of tires at the Kirby Tire Recycling plant.
No injuries have been reported from the fire.
However, authorities ordered people with respiratory problems in several counties to stay inside, keeping their doors and windows closed.
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[11Campbell-Courthouse]


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Campbell County's 150 year old court house is saying hello to a new life instead of goodbye to it's old one.
Steve Smallshaw has more on the effort to restore the historic building.
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(( For 150 years, it saw justice handed out to thousands of people, but just a few years ago, Campbell County's old courthouse was nearly given a death sentence itself.
The county replaced the cramped and outdated courthouse with a new building in 1991 and the fate of the historic landmark was left hanging.
That's when Eleanor Carson and the county's historical society stepped in.
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((ELEANOR CARSON/HISTORICAL SOCIETY: WE DESTROY TOO MANY THINGS BECAUSE THEY GET OLD, IF THEY GET OLD, THROW 'EM AWAY, AND THAT'S JUST NOT THE WAY TO DO THINGS.))
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So Carson and her colleagues began a drive to save the courthouse from the wrecking ball.
Now a 200- thousand dollar renovation effort, paid for by the county, is nearly complete.
The floor was refinished, walls repainted and ceiling moldings restored to their original glory.
Now the question is: what to do with the building.
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((CARSON: AND I'VE DONE SOME RESEARCH AND I THINK THAT WE ARE THE ONLY COUNTY SEAT IN VIRGINIA THAT DOESN'T HAVE A MUSEUM.))
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Officials say a museum in one of the county's most historic buildings seems to make sense.
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((DAVID LAURELL/CO. ADMINISTRATOR: I WOULD THINK JUST BECAUSE OF ITS HISTORIC CHARACTER, THERE'S GOING TO BE SOME CONNECTION WITH PUBLIC USE AND PROBABLY THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY, OR MAINTENANCE OF SOME OF THE HISTORIC RECORDS IN THE COUNTY.))
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A decision should be made by next month.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Campbell County.))




[11Cool-Wheels]


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From antiques to junkyard heaps, it's a showcase of all types of automobiles.
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It's the Cool Wheels festival at the Virginia Museum of Transportation.
Highlights of yesterday's event included the ugly pickup truck contest and the antique auto show.
More than 4-thousand people came out to the festival--which is the largest fundraiser for the museum.
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((CYNTHIA LAWRENCE/VIRGINIA MUSEUM OF TRANSPORTATION: ALL OF THE MONEY THAT IS BROUGHT IN DOES GO TO HELP RESTORATION FOR THE MUSEUM AND RENOVATION OF THE BUILDING))
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This is the fifth annual cool wheels festival.
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He is an award- winning veteran of nearly every major ballet company in the country...
So you might wonder why Keith Lee is now spending his time and energy in Lynchburg, teaching the art of dance and theater to children from the inner city.
Steve Smallshaw has the answer in this week's "Virginia Profile.
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He's performed on stages from California to Europe.. and choreographed countless dances for television, films and videos.
Now, Keith Lee is fulfilling his vision in the basement of a Lynchburg Y-M-C-A.
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((KEITH LEE/DANCE INSTRUCTOR: IT'S JUST MY LIFE, IT'S SOMETHING I DO EVERY DAY, SO WHAT I TRY TO DO IS BRING MORE PEOPLE INTO THE FOLD. THE MORE PEOPLE THAT WE HAVE IN THE BUSINESS AND THE ARTS THE BETTER, AND THAT'S SOMETHING THAT THEY HAPPEN TO ENJOY.)) [RUNS14]
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So Lee is reaching out to children of the inner city.. giving them their first exposure to many different forms of dance and music.
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((KEITH LEE: IN THIS PART OF THE COUNTRY, THE KIDS HAVE ABSOLUTELY NO OPPORTUNITIES FOR ARTS, THEY COME FROM LOW- INCOME FAMILIES AND I THINK IT'S IMPORTANT THAT THEY HAVE A CHANCE.)) [RUNS13]
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Lee's dance classes give the kids a chance to express themselves through movement and to learn how to discipline their bodies and their minds.
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((LEE: SELF ESTEEM AND HONOR, TELLING THE TRUTH, BEING THE BEST THAT THEY CAN BE AS PEOPLE, THAT'S THE MOST IMPORTANT THING TO ME, IS THE HUMAN ASPECT OF IT, AND I THINK THE DANCE CARRIES INTO THAT IN MAKING THEM GOOD PEOPLE AND HOPEFULLY ROLE MODELS OF THE FUTURE. BECAUSE I THINK IT CARRIES INTO ALL WALKS OF LIFE FOR THEIR FUTURE, WHEN THEY GO OUT TO GET JOBS IN THE FUTURE, HOW THEY CARRY THEMSELVES WHEN THEY GO INTO THEIR INTERVIEW IS VERY IMPORTANT AND MAYBE ONE THING THAT THEY LEARN FROM THIS CLASS, THEY'LL TAKE IN WITH THEM.)) [RUNS35]
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[Standup ] ((Keith Lee says his goal is to reach even more children, and that's why his Dance Theater has its eye on this vacant building in downtown Lynchburg. It has two ballrooms with wooden floors that are much more conducive to dancing.. now all they need to do is raise the money to buy it.)) [RUNS14]
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In the meantime, he keeps dancing.. on a much smaller stage where success is measure not by curtain calls, but with smiles.
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((LEE: THE MAIN THING IS NOT EVERY ONE OF THESE KIDS ARE GOING TO BE DANCERS, BUT THEY'RE GOING TO BE GOOD PEOPLE.)) [RUNS07] Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.)) [OUT Q=be good people.]