[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

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[VO-NAT]


Just weeks after a man died on King's Dominion's Shockwave roller coaster, a 13- year- old boy jumps from the ride for fear he wasn't properly restrained.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And murder suspect Timothy Buford says he'll fight extradition to Roanoke after police found him earlier this week in Raleigh, North Carolina.
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[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Stay tuned-- News 7 Mornin is next.

[Shockwave]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=99-20 TC1:50:46]
[GRAPHIC=King's Dominion]


More bad publicity for the Shockwave roller coaster at King's Dominion-- a 13-year old boy jumped from the coaster
because he feared his safety restraint was too loose.
The incident happened last week.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Doswell/File Tape]


Officials said the boy mistakenly thought his shoulder harness wasn't locked.
He was able to slip under the waist guard and jump from the ride just as it started.
The teenager said he and others tried but failed to get the operator's attention.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=HOLD]


The ride was inspected after the incident.
Last month, a man fell to his death on the same roller coaster after climbing out of his restraints.

[Buford]


[ANCHOR=kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=am]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=99-37 TC36:34]
[GRAPHIC=Buford]


Murder suspect Timothy Buford will not be returning to Virginia anytime soon.
During a court appearance in North Carolina yesterday, Buford said he'll fight extradition.
He faces murder and weapons charges in Roanoke.
Kate Weidaw has the details.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Raleigh, NC; :04]
[SUPER=01-Lt. G. S. Britt/Raleigh Police Officer; :20]
[SUPER=01-Pam Jordan/Prentice Jordan's Mother; :37]
[SUPER=01-Tasha Jordan/Prentice Jordan's Sister; :57]
[SUPER=01-Petey Jordan/Prentice Jordan's Cousin; 1:17]
[SUPER=@Kate1; 1:32]
[RUNS=1:47]
[OUT Q=kate weidaw news 7]

((The two week search for 23 year old Timothy Buford ended in this motel in Raleigh, North Carolina Tuesday afternoon.
He was registered to the room under someone else's name but thanks to a tip, police were able to find him. According to authorities it didn't take long for Buford to surrender.
[SOT]
[INQ=]

((LT. G.S. BRITT/RALEIGH POLICE OFFICER: OUR HOSTAGE NEGOTIATOR PERSON TALKED TO HIM FOR 20 MINUTES AND HE FINALLY CAME OUT WITHOUT INCIDENT.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS=]

Buford is charged with killing 19 year old Prentice Jordan at Easleys night club last month. The arrest has brought some closure for the Jordan family.
[SOT 2:06:45]
[INQ=]

((PAM JORDAN/PRENTICE JORDAN'S MOTHER: I'M VERY MUCH RELIEVED BUT I'M STILL HURTING LIKE I SAID NOTHING CAN TAKE THE PLACE OF MY SON BEING HERE.))
[OUTQ=]

[RUNS :10]
The family's not surprised that Buford is the suspect.
[SOT 2:07:29]
[INQ=]

((PAM JORDAN/PRENTICE JORDANS MOTHER: FOR THE PAST YEAR OR SO HE WAS OUT TO GET PRENTICE HE HAD SHOT AT HIM SEVERAL TIMES SHOT AT MY HOUSE ALSO.))
[OUTQ=]

[RUNS :7]
[SOT 2:12:21]
[INQ=]

((TASHA JORDAN/PRENTICE JORDAN'S SISTER: HE ALWAYS PICK ON MY BROTHER AND THROW UP THE SYMBOL LTP BABY JUST DOING HIS HAND LIKE THAT LETTING US KNOW WHO HE WAS.))
[OUTQ=]

[RUNS :14]
Jordan's cousin says he's upset police didn't find Buford before he got to Raleigh.
[SOT 2:10:18]
[INQ=]

((PETEY JORDAN/PRENTICE JORDAN'S COUSIN: IT TOOK RALEIGH DURHAM TO GET THIS MAN ALL THE WAY INTO ANOTHER STATE. THAT IS SAD.))
[OUTQ=]

[RUNS :5] Despite his disappointment with authorities - he, like everyone else in the neighborhood - is relieved Buford is finally in custody.
[SOT]
[INQ=]

((KATE WEIDAW/REPORTING: DURING BUFORD'S COURTROOM HEARING HE REFUSED TO BE EXTRADITED BACK TO VIRGINIA, HE WILL HAVE ANOTHER HEARING IN NORTH CAROLINA WITHIN THE NEXT 30 DAYS. THE JORDAN FAMILY SAYS WHEN HE DOES RETURN TO VIRGINIA THEY WILL BE IN THE COURTROOM. KATE WEIDAW NEWS 7.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS=;]))



[Spotsylvania-murders]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation]


Today marks the third anniversary of the disappearance of the first of three Spotsylvania County murder victims.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@file]


16-year old Sofia Silva disappeared from her home in 1996.
Her body was found five weeks later.
In May 1997, sisters Kristin and Kati Lisk, ages 15 and 12, were abducted from their home.
Their bodies were found in Hanover County five days later
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=HOLD]


Now a former F-B-I behavioral scientist says the serial killer suspect is most likely dead or in jail for other crimes.

[Mosco-Explosion]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Explosion]


The death toll is rising after an explosion ripped through an apartment building in Moscow yesterday.
Russian officials now say at least 15 people are dead and 60 others are injured.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Moscow, Russia;]


Rescue workers fear there may be DOZENS more people still trapped beneath the rubble.
Authorities say the blast MIGHT have been caused by a gas leak...saying there was a strong smell of gas after the explosion.
At the same time, security officials say they can't rule out the possibility that it could have been a bomb attack.
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[1-Sports]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=sports cut in]
[GRAPHIC=None]


In sports, Tech's women's soccer team beat Radford in overtime.
Here's Denise Allen with highlights
Good Morning Denise.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=good morning]
[RUNS=1:41]
[OUT Q=see ya then]



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[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[WRITER=spa]
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[GRAPHIC=NONE]


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[E-Gilmore-Visitors]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=99-45 7:05]
[GRAPHIC=Jim Gimore]


Governor Gilmore says its time to put the brakes on the cost of college.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


And he expects College and University Boards of Visitors to carry out his wishes.
At yesterday's meeting of the Governor's Commission on Higher Education, Education Secretary Wilbert Bryant said board members have a responsibility to question and reject unwarranted hikes in student fees.
(///////SOT/////////)
[SOT 00:03:45 ]
[IN Q=we don't want]

((WILBERT BRYANT/EDUCATION SECRETARY; WE DON'T WANT TO DILUTE THE SAVINGS THAT WERE CREATED AS A RESULT OF THIS 20 PERCENT ROLL BACK, AND THAT'S WHY WE ASK THE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES TO HOLD THE LINE ON FEE INCREASED IN THOSE NON E AND G MANDATORY FEES. ))
[SUPER=01-Wilbert Bryant/Secretary of Education;]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=mandatory fees]
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[VO-NAT]


Student fees went up at most Virginia Colleges and Universities this year.
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[Pink-Hair]


[ANCHOR=kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Mark Early]


Attorney General Mark Earley blasted the A-C-L-U yesterday for its defense of a girl with pink hair...
The Richmond middle-school student who was sent home because of her hair was allowed back to class yesterday.
Earley called the ACLU's attempt to protect the speech rights of students "a misguided attempt to micro-manage our schools... and to intimidate schoolteachers and administrators."

[E-Edwards]


[ANCHOR=kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-28 TC1:14:32]
[GRAPHIC=john Edwards]


State Senator John Edwards says state lottery revenues may be the answer for school construction around the state.

(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Speaking to reporters outside Cave Spring High School, Edwards outlined a proposal that would devote all lottery profits to a state trust fund.
He says that would allow local governments to issue bonds for new construction, renovations, or the purchase of computer technology.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 02:19:28]
[IN Q=It would make it possible]

((IT WOULD MAKE IT POSSIBLE FOR THE COUNTY TO HAVE THAT NEW HIGH SCHOOL THEY WANT TO BUILD. IT WOULD MAKE IT POSSIBLE FOR ROANOKE CITY TO RENOVATE THE SCHOOLS THAT NEED TO BE RENOVATED. IT WOULD MAKE IT POSSIBLE TO PROVIDE THE SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION NEEDS THAT THE COUNTY AND THE CITY TOGETHER AND THAT THE STATE NEEDS.))
[SUPER=@Edwards]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=and that the state needs.]
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 99]


Republican William Fralin is Edwards' opponent in the November election.
He says Edwards' plan would force local governments to construct new buildings, whether or not those structures are needed.

[S-VMI-Audit]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=99-33 TC1:04:20]
[GRAPHIC=Bunting State Audit]


State Investigators are still looking into VMI Superintendent Josiah Bunting's use of a school discretionary fund.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington/August 16]


Bunting reportedly used money to buy gifts and flowers, items that fall outside state spending guidelines.
The auditor who reviewed the account won't comment on his findings.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 00:06:04]
[IN Q=That report has been]

((WALTER KUCHARSKI/STATE AUDITOR; THAT REPORT HAS BEEN REFERRED TO THE STATE POLICE, WHO HAVE GIVEN IT TO THE COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY. AT THIS POINT I HAVE NO COMMENT BECAUSE I DO NOT KNOW WHERE THEY STAND ON THAT REVIEW.))
[SUPER=01-Walter Kucharski/State Auditor;]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=the Commonwealth's Attorney]
(------------)
[ANCHOR=kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]


Rockbridge County Commonwealth's attorney Gordon Saunders says he's still researching the case, and won't make a decision for several more days.
VMI's Board of Visitors says they support Bunting's actions.

[Health-Check]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=NET]
[GRAPHIC=Mornin Health Check]


In medical news, there may be a connection between working out and gall bladder surgery.
Mika Brzezinski has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Mika Brzezinski/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:18]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

((MORE EVIDENCE TODAY ON THE BENEFITS OF EXERCISE FOR WOMEN.
VT=VO

((vo)) A STUDY IN THIS WEEKS NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE FOUND THAT WOMEN WHO WORK OUT CUT THEIR RISK OF GALL BLADDER SURGERY BY NEARLY A THIRD. OBESE WOMEN ARE MOST AT RISK FOR DEVELOPING PROBLEMS WITH THEIR GALL BLADDER. DOCTORS SUGGEST THEY LOSE WEIGHT GRADUALLY TO AVOID THE DANGER.
ONCAM=MIKA

((on cam)) A WARNING TODAY FROM THE NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE...DON'T MIX YOUR OWN HOUSEHOLD CLEANERS. IT COMES AFTER A WOMAN IN ARIZONA NEARLY DIED WHEN SHE INHALED A HOME-MADE BATCH OF CLEANER. THE MIXTURE CONTAINED BLEACH WITH AN OVER THE COUNTER PRODUCT. DOCTORS SAY THE MIXTURE OF AMMONIA AND BLEACH RELEASES CHLORAMINE GAS WHICH CAN CAUSE THE LUNGS TO CLOSE UP.
VT=VO

((vo)) AND NEW RESEARCH SUGGESTS THAT HIGH DOSES OF GROWTH HORMONES MAY NOT BE GOOD FOR SERIOUSLY ILL PATIENTS. THE REPORT IN THIS WEEK'S NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE IS IN DIRECT CONTRAST TO EARLIER STUDIES THAT FOUND THE HORMONES CAN HELP PEOPLE RECOVERING FROM SURGERY, OR THOSE SUFFERING FROM BACTERIAL INFECTIONS. THE LATEST STUDY FROM FINLAND FOUND THE DEATH RATE FOR THOSE TAKING HIGH DOSES OF THE HORMONES WAS NEARLY TWICE THE RATE OF THOSE TAKING A PLACEBO.
ONCAM=MIKA

((on cam)) AND THAT'S A LOOK AT TODAY'S MEDICAL NEWS. I'M MIKA BRZEZINSKI, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))

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[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
[TAPE#NONE]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


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((Archive: salem days)) [2-HEADLINES]
[2-shot=Mel/Kmc]
[SUPER=#4049; Morning Headlines]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Here's a look at today's top stories.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


It'll likely be a while before murder suspect Timothy Buford returns to Virginia.
In his court appearance in North Carolina, Buford said he'll fight extradition.
Buford is charged with killing 19-year-old Prentice Jordan at Easley's nightclub last month.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


Two years after her son found a Band-Aid in his McDonald's breakfast meal, a Montgomery County woman had her day in court.
A judge ordered McDonald's to pay Christy Krafft's son 25- hundred- dollars in damages.
The restaurant's attorney says McDonald's was NOT responsible for the incident.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


And after being at the bottom of the ocean for nearly 40- years, the Mercury Spacecraft Liberty Bell 7 goes on display today in Kansas.
Experts hope to finally find out what caused the Liberty Bell to sink in 19-61.
(-----------)
[ANCHOR=KIM]


And that's what's making news on this Thursday, September 9th. .
News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[2-Buford]


[ANCHOR=kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=am]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=99-37 TC36:34]
[GRAPHIC=Buford]


It could be another month before Timothy Buford is back in Virginia.
During a court appearance in North Carolina yesterday, Buford said he'll fight extradition.
He faces murder and weapons charges in Roanoke.
Kate Weidaw has the details.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Raleigh, NC; :04]
[SUPER=01-Lt. G. S. Britt/Raleigh Police Officer; :20]
[SUPER=01-Pam Jordan/Prentice Jordan's Mother; :37]
[SUPER=01-Tasha Jordan/Prentice Jordan's Sister; :57]
[SUPER=01-Petey Jordan/Prentice Jordan's Cousin; 1:17]
[SUPER=@Kate1; 1:32]
[RUNS=1:47]
[OUT Q=kate weidaw news 7]

((The two week search for 23 year old Timothy Buford ended in this motel in Raleigh, North Carolina Tuesday afternoon.
He was registered to the room under someone else's name but thanks to a tip, police were able to find him. According to authorities it didn't take long for Buford to surrender.
[SOT]
[INQ=]

((LT. G.S. BRITT/RALEIGH POLICE OFFICER: OUR HOSTAGE NEGOTIATOR PERSON TALKED TO HIM FOR 20 MINUTES AND HE FINALLY CAME OUT WITHOUT INCIDENT.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS=]

Buford is charged with killing 19 year old Prentice Jordan at Easleys night club last month. The arrest has brought some closure for the Jordan family.
[SOT 2:06:45]
[INQ=]

((PAM JORDAN/PRENTICE JORDAN'S MOTHER: I'M VERY MUCH RELIEVED BUT I'M STILL HURTING LIKE I SAID NOTHING CAN TAKE THE PLACE OF MY SON BEING HERE.))
[OUTQ=]

[RUNS :10]
The family's not surprised that Buford is the suspect.
[SOT 2:07:29]
[INQ=]

((PAM JORDAN/PRENTICE JORDANS MOTHER: FOR THE PAST YEAR OR SO HE WAS OUT TO GET PRENTICE HE HAD SHOT AT HIM SEVERAL TIMES SHOT AT MY HOUSE ALSO.))
[OUTQ=]

[RUNS :7]
[SOT 2:12:21]
[INQ=]

((TASHA JORDAN/PRENTICE JORDAN'S SISTER: HE ALWAYS PICK ON MY BROTHER AND THROW UP THE SYMBOL LTP BABY JUST DOING HIS HAND LIKE THAT LETTING US KNOW WHO HE WAS.))
[OUTQ=]

[RUNS :14]
Jordan's cousin says he's upset police didn't find Buford before he got to Raleigh.
[SOT 2:10:18]
[INQ=]

((PETEY JORDAN/PRENTICE JORDAN'S COUSIN: IT TOOK RALEIGH DURHAM TO GET THIS MAN ALL THE WAY INTO ANOTHER STATE. THAT IS SAD.))
[OUTQ=]

[RUNS :5] Despite his disappointment with authorities - he, like everyone else in the neighborhood - is relieved Buford is finally in custody.
[SOT]
[INQ=]

((KATE WEIDAW/REPORTING: DURING BUFORD'S COURTROOM HEARING HE REFUSED TO BE EXTRADITED BACK TO VIRGINIA, HE WILL HAVE ANOTHER HEARING IN NORTH CAROLINA WITHIN THE NEXT 30 DAYS. THE JORDAN FAMILY SAYS WHEN HE DOES RETURN TO VIRGINIA THEY WILL BE IN THE COURTROOM. KATE WEIDAW NEWS 7.))
[OUTQ=]
[RUNS=;]))



[2-Shockwave]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=99-20 TC1:50:46]
[GRAPHIC=King's Dominion]


More bad publicity for the Shockwave roller coaster at King's Dominion-- a 13-year old boy jumped from the coaster
because he feared his safety restraint was too loose.
The incident happened last week.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Doswell/File Tape]


Officials said the boy mistakenly thought his shoulder harness wasn't locked.
He was able to slip under the waist guard and jump from the ride just as it started.
The teenager said he and others tried but failed to get the operator's attention.
(------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=HOLD]


The ride was inspected after the incident.
Last month, a man fell to his death on the same roller coaster after climbing out of his restraints.

[E-Pluma]


[ANCHOR=]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=99-41 9:12]
[GRAPHIC=Pluma Closing]


Unfortunate ... but not unbearable.
That's the reaction in Martinsville to a major employer's demise.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville]


Pluma confirmed yesterday it's going out of business and closing all of its apparel factories.
Company-wide, 950 people will get laid off.
That includes 375 in Martinsville ... where workers and officials said prospects look good for finding new jobs.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT tape 1 at 21:38:13]
[IN Q=the fortunate thing]

((SHERRY RAMSEY: THE FORTUNATE NEWS IS WE'VE GOT SO MANY OTHER COMPANIES GROWING, THESE 375 PEOPLE CAN FIND A JOB. THEY'RE OUT THERE. IN THE COMMUNITY.))
[SUPER=01-Sherry Ramsey/Patrick Henry Dev. Council]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=THE COMMUNITY]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Pluma officials blame the shutdown on a huge debt the company can't recover.
Pluma expects to close for good by December.
(------------)



[2-Spotsylvania-murders]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation]


The serial killer suspected in the murders of three Spotsylvania County girls is most likely dead or in jail for other crimes.
That's what a former F-B-I behavioral scientist believes.
Today marks the third anniversary of the disappearance of Sofia Sylva, the first of the victims
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@file]


The 16-year old Silva disappeared from her home in 1996.
Her body was found five weeks later.
In May 1997, sisters Kristin and Kati Lisk, ages 15 and 12, were abducted from their home.
Their bodies were found in Hanover County five days later
(------------)



[E-McDonalds]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=99-34 37:49]
[GRAPHIC=McDonald's Suit]


A Montgomery County woman who sued a local fast food restaurant over a Band-Aid got a partial victory yesterday.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg;]


The Band-Aid was in an order of biscuits and gravy Christy Krafft says she bought at McDonald's on North Franklin Street in Christiansburg.
Krafft says she noticed her son gagging so she told him to spit his food out.
She says that's when she realized he'd been chewing on a Band-Aid that appeared have blood on it.
Krafft was also eating sausage gravy that day-- two years ago.
Since then she and her son have both tested negatively for H-I-V.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 2:20:37/2:19:00]
[IN Q=It's been]

((DUTTON OLINGER/FAMILY'S ATTORNEY: IT'S BEEN A REAL TRAUMA TO HER, SHE'S SUFFERED FROM DEPRESSION BECAUSE OF IT, VOMITING. CHRISTY KRAFFT/CHILD'S MOTHER: I TRIED TO GET THEM TO GET THEIR EMPLOYEES TESTED, I TRIED TO GET THEM TO SEND THE Band-Aid OFF FOR ANALYSIS, BASICALLY THEY WOULDN'T HELP ME DO ANYTHING, NEVER APOLOGIZED.))
[SUPER=01-Dutton Olinger/Krafft's Attorney; :00]
[SUPER=01-Christy Krafft/Child's Mother; :07]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=never apologized.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


An attorney for McDonald's says the restaurant isn't responsible.
(////////sot/////////)
[sot 2:22:36]
[in q=McDonald's]

((MARY BETH NASH/MCDONALD'S ATTORNEY: MCDONALD'S CONDUCTED ITS OWN INVESTIGATION RIGHT AFTER MS. KRAFFT CALLED AND THEY INSPECTED THEIR EMPLOYEES HANDS AND DIDN'T FIND ANY EVIDENCE OF BAND-AIDS OR CUTS OF ANY TYPE.))
[SUPER=01-Mary Beth Nash/McDonald's Attorney; ]
[RUNS=09]
[out q= any type.]
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[VO-NAT]


Krafft sued McDonald's on behalf of herself and her son.
Yesterday a judge ordered the restaurant to pay the little boy 25-hundred dollars in damages.
But did NOT award Christy Krafft damages because she did NOT actually bite into the Band-Aid.
(------------)



[E-Juvenile-Justice]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=99-31 53:11]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A controversial program that teaches officers to kick and strike juvenile inmates will stay in place for another month.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chesterfield Co./June 2;]


The Virginia Juvenile Justice Board still says it needs more info on how other states handle violent inmates.
"Handle With Care Plus" has drawn criticism since state Juvenile Justice director Gerald Glenn put it in place WITHOUT board approval earlier this year.
[SUPER=03-Richmond/Yesterday;]


The program's creators say Glenn is courageous to give his officers the tools they need.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=It would]

[TAPE ONE 10;22:42] ((HILARY ADLER/HANDLE WITH CARE PLUS ATTORNEY: IT WOULD GO AGAINST ...BUT THEIR JOB.)) [TAPE ONE 10:59:19] ((BRUCE CHAPMAN/HANDLE WITH CARE PLUS CREATOR: WHAT WE'RE TRYING TO DO IS KEEP OFFICERS FROM GOING BACK TO THE "WHATEVER IT IS YOU HAVE TO DO" SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT.))
[SUPER=01-Hilary Adler/"Handle With Care Plus" Attorney; :00]
[SUPER=01-Bruce Chapman/"Handle With Care Plus" Creator; :14]
[RUNS=:24]
[OUT Q=of management.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


But opponents say staffing should be increased before body blows are allowed.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT TAPE TWO 11:42:29]
[IN Q=This problem]

((DOW CHAMBERLAIN/VIRGINIA INMATE ADVOCATE: THIS PROBLEM HAS EMERGED BECAUSE WE HAVE NOT ISOLATED THE LESS THAN FIVE PERCENT OF THE YOUTH WHO HAVE SOME VERY SEVERE PROBLEMS FROM THE REST OF THE POPULATION.))
[SUPER=01-Dow Chamberlain/Virginia Inmate Advocate;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=the population.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The board has tabled a decision on the program twice this summer.
(------------)



[Palestinian-Prisoners]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Mid East Peace]


Israel has begun part of its land-for-security deal by releasing nearly 200 Palestinian prisoners.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Ashkelon, Israel;]


It's part of the first stage of the Israeli- Palestinian agreement signed Saturday in Egypt.
All the prisoners signed a pledge NOT to revert to violence against Israel.
In return, Israel must turn over seven- percent of the West Bank by the weekend.
Among the prisoners who were released, NONE could be Palestinians who killed Israelis, belong to extremist groups, or have committed crimes after the FIRST agreement was signed in 19-93.
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Virginia's National Guard soldiers helped feed cows in Bedford County yesterday.
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They trucked in about 25-hundred dollars worth of hay for farmers who had called a drought emergency hotline.
Each farmer got about four days' worth for free.
The hay comes from hog farms in Eastern Virginia.
Carlton (Skin-ELL) Skinnell is optimistic.
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((TINA TENRET/NEWS7: HOW MUCH DID THAT RAIN HELP THIS PAST WEEKEND? CARLTON SKINNELL/BEDFORD CO. FARMER: OH, A LOT. IT REALLY CHANGED THE FIELD'S GREEN AND IT HAS HELPED TREMENDOUSLY.))
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The Farm Bureau says many farmers will run out of hay around Christmastime, in the dead of winter.
Officials say they could BUY hay from neighboring states but cannot afford to deliver it.
And the governor only pays to transport donated hay.
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Farmers who need hay or water can call this drought hotline -- 888-824-2457.
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It's the beginning of a new frontier for space buffs....
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The Mercury spacecraft Liberty Bell 7 goes on display today at the Cosmosphere Hall of Space Museum in Kansas.
Visitors will get a rare glimpse inside astronaut Gus Grissom's spacecraft.
The exhibit will be in the restoration area of the museum, where experts will piece together what's left of the capsule.
Liberty Bell 7 sat on the ocean floor for 38- years after it sank off the Florida coast in 19-61.
Restoration workers hope to finally discover what caused the space capsule to sink.
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[3-Sports]


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In sports, Mike Stevens previews the Hokie-Blazer match-up.
First here's Denise Allen
Good Morning Denise.
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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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Timothy Buford is fighting extradition to Virginia.
He'll have another court hearing in North Carolina within 30 days.
Buford is charged with last month's murder of 19 year old Prentice Jordan.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


More trouble for the Shockwave roller coaster.
Last week, a 13-year old boy jumped from the coaster because he feared his safety restraint was too loose.
The teenager said he and others tried but failed to get the operator's attention.
Last month, a man fell to his death on the same roller coaster after climbing out of his restraints.
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The serial killer suspected in the murders of three Spotsylvania County girls is most likely dead or in jail for other crimes.
That's according to a former F-B-I behavioral scientist.
Today marks the third anniversary of the disappearance of Sofia Silva, the first of the three victims.
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