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The couple with all the cats goes to trial for criminal neglect. We'll hear from them and have the judge's ruling as our top story on NEWS 7 at SIX.
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And the Supreme Court agrees to hear the violence against women case brought by a woman who says she was raped at Virginia Tech.

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Tonight on News 7 sports, could Ray Evernham, Jeff Gordon's crew chief end up riding in a Chrysler Mini-van?
Famous Amos is in trouble.
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And the rain sends the Hokies and Steve Mason inside. A LIVE report from Rector Field house is one the way.
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The weather story remains soggy. Light rain or drizzle for some tonight then a cold front with more showers tomorrow. [open]
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[SOT 9:13:20]
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((I GUESS WE JUST LOVED THEM TOO MUCH TO GET RID OF THEM.))
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Cat "collector" Michael Boyd confesses he and his wife are animal lovers. The judge says their love's "misguided" and finds them guilty of criminal neglect.
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Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry.

[Dead-cats]


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Fifty-seven cats in one house- -not including 23 cat carcasses in the freezer... two more dead cats under the couch.
The judge says it was an addiction. Instead of alcohol or drugs, Michael and Cheryl Boyd are compulsive cat collectors.
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[IN Q=When animal control]
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[SUPER=01-James Dillon/Salem Animal Control Officer; :16]
[SUPER=01-Cheryl Boyd/Cat Owner; :38]
[SUPER=01-Michael Boyd/Cat Owner; :56]
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[OUT Q=guilty of that.]


(( When animal control officer James Dillon finally got a look inside the home on Apperson Drive, he asked Michael Boyd how many cats he had. "Five or six," Boyd said at first, then admitting he had no idea how many there were.
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[SOT 9:00:30]
[IN Q=As soon as I]

((AS SOON AS I WALKED IN THE DOOR, THERE WAS CAT FECES ALL OVER THE FLOOR, ON EVERY FLAT SURFACE. THERE WERE CATS RUNNING EVERYWHERE.))
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Despite the pile of used cat litter four feet deep, some cats so sick their eyes were sealed shut with mucus... the Boyds insist they loved their cats and did their best to care for them.
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((WE TOOK THEM TO THE VET, FED THEM, MADE SURE THAT THEY HAD EVERYTHING WE COULD GIVE THEM.))
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But there were simply too many. Every female cat in the house was pregnant. The Boyds had been adding to the collection for 15 or 20 years.
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[IN Q=In my job]

((IN MY JOB, I HAVE PICKED SOME UP ON THE SIDE OF THE ROAD, LIKE FOUR KITTENS BEEN ABANDONED. I DID DO THAT, TRYING TO TAKE CARE OF THEM. I GUESS I 'M TOO MUCH OF AN ANIMAL LOVER, I GUESS. I AM GUILTY OF THAT.))
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"I don't doubt for a minute," said Judge Vince Lilly, "that you loved these animals."
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But he found the the Boyd's guilty, referred them for evaluation, fined them a total of 700 dollars, sentenced them to serve four weekends in jail and ordered them not to have contact with any domestic animals for two years... and ordered them to do community service work at the S-P-C-A.










[Sidewalk-Vandalism]


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In a much different kind of criminal case, some Roanoke youngsters got a first- hand lesson this morning in how the court system works.
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They admitted drawing their names in fresh cement on a Wasena Avenue sidewalk. That had the three pre-teens facing misdemeanors this morning.
The judge put off a decision, after hearing testimony from 11- year- old co- defendant Danielle (KA-pul-zin-ski) Kapalczynski... who had no previous record.
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((DANIELLE KAPALCZYNSKI: I FEEL THAT I KNEW I WAS WRONG AND I SHOULDN'T HAVE DONE IT, BUT I DIDN'T KNOW AT THE TIME I WAS DOING ANYTHING WRONG. I WAS JUST BEING A KID, I GUESS.))
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((ERIC BRANSCOM/COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY: THIS IS A COMMUNITY ISSUE. WHILE IN ITSELF IS NOT THE MOST SERIOUS OFFENSE, IT'S VERY SIMILAR THE GRAFFITI, IF IT'S SCRAWLING ON THE SIDEWALK, OR TAKING SPRAY PAINT UPSIDE A WALL IS THE SAME THING.))
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Kapalczynski and the two other defendants will likely have to pay restitution... if the city decides to replace the section of sidewalk.
That would cost about three- thousand- dollars.
Meanwhile, the judge ordered a social history to be completed on the two MALE co- defendants, who face other charges of defacing property.

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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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The U.S. Supreme Court today agreed to step into Christy Brzonkala's legal fight against Virginia Tech and two former athletes.
The Court will hear arguments sometime this winter on whether the law she is using is constitutional.
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The Violence Against Women Act allows rape victims to sue their attackers and ask for damages.
Brzonkala says she was raped by former football players Antonio Morrison and James Crawford, and that Tech officials mishandled the internal investigation.
A federal appeals court threw out her case, but she appealed to the Supreme Court.
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The Court's decision won't come until sometime next summer.

[City-Water]


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All this rain hasn't dampened Roanoke's water emergency, but the situation is improving.
The water level at Carvins Cove has risen several feet since early September.
Utilities Director Kit Kiser says we're about halfway back to a normal level.
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Joe Dashiell has been checking conditions today, and he's at Carvins Cove tonight. Joe can you see any improvement?
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Keith... the cove was closing in on 30 feet below the spillway before the level began to rebound... and you can see the difference out here.
We're now at 22 point eight feet below the spillway, and while mandatory restrictions remain in effect... there is reason for optimism.
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((A steady rain, sometimes heavy, soaked the Catawba Valley for much of the day... as a thick layer of fog hung overhead.
Since tropical storm Dennis blew through the region early in September, the ground has become saturated, and more run- off is reaching Catawba Creek and the tunnels that feed Carvins Cove.
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((KIT KISER/UTILITIES DIRECTOR: SEPTEMBER HAS BEEN A GREAT MONTH FOR US. IT'S BEEN A GREAT MONTH BECAUSE FIRST LABOR DAY WEEKEND WE HAD DENNIS, WHICH GAVE THE WATERSHED A BIG DRINK OF WATER. AND NOW WITH THESE SMALLER RAINS WE'RE GETTING SOME RUN-OFF.))
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Mandatory restrictions will remain in effect until the water level at Carvins Cove rises to at least 18 feet below the spillway.
For first time visitor Joe Overfelt, the sight of rain at the city's main reservoir was something to celebrate.

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an can use the concrete work.]
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Normally this time of year, the water level at Carvins Cove would be about 15 feet below the spillway... We're now at 22 point- eight...
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So Keith, while the situation is definitely improving... city officials say it's important to stick with the

conservation a while longer.[VA-Drought]


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A double weather whammy hit a lot of Virginia farmers this year.
It starts with the long drought, and when you combine that with recent flood losses, estimates now top 200 million dollars.
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To add insult to injury, it's raining on the Virginia State Fair.
But even that on top of two hurricanes isn't enough to end the drought of '99.
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((CARLTON COURTER/VIRGINIA AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER: SO WE'RE LOOKING AT THE EFFECTS OF A 15 MONTH DROUGHT. AND IF, FOR EXAMPLE, IN THOSE REGIONS ADVERSELY IMPACTED NOW, WE HAVE A DRY WINTER, THE DROUGHT'S NOT OVER. WE GO INTO A DRY WINTER, A DRY SPRING, WE NEED JUST A GOOD BALANCE OF WINTER RAINFALL TO GET US OUT OF THAT.))
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State drought task force officials say even though many fields and creeks are coming back with recent rains, it's just a surface solution.
Some wells that hadn't gone dry in 30 years remain unusable.

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Well, the rain has helped us, but the same system is creating more misery in North Carolina. Robin Reed with more on that. [Robin in Weather Center] One state's welcome rain is another state's disaster. Residents still trying to recover from Hurricane Floyd are facingmore flooding in Goldsboro and Kinston, North Carolina today after nearly a half foot of rain fell.
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Stony Creek overflowed its bank, flooding about 80 percent of downtown Goldsboro.
The extra rain also threatened two dams in the area. National Guard troops were sent out to warn people they may have to get out and find higher ground. Flash flood warnings were issued.
So far early estimates have Floyd causing more than 70-million dollars worth of damage to homes in eastern North Carolina. More than 39-thousand people have already applied for state and federal assistance in the state.
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More than a hundred workers learn their jobs are "Going South". The details are just ahead on News 7 at 6.
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And all those government listings. Which office to you call when you need help? One city decides to make all this a lot easier.
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[Citizens-First]


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For some time now, Lynchburg officials have said they want the city to run more like a business, and to treat the residents more like customers.
The city took a big step toward improving "customer satisfaction" this month with the installation of a new "Citizens First" phone line.
Steve Smallshaw reports.
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(( We've all experienced it before.. our trash didn't get picked up..or there's a pothole on our street that needs fixing.. small problems to be sure, but ones that can give you a headache trying to resolve. [Standup ] ((For instance, let's say someone has dumped a bag of trash on the sidewalk in front of your house: you want the city to do something about it, but who do you call? The number for illegal dumping? Garbage Collection? Or how about the Street Cleaning phone number? Now instead of having to search through a page of these government listings, Lynchburg residents have one place to go.))
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((JOANN MARTIN/LYNCHBURG PUBLIC INFORMATION: AND WE KNOW THAT SOMETIMES GOVERNMENT CAN BE A LITTLE CONFUSING, YOU DON'T KNOW WHO TO CALL, THIS GIVES YOU THAT ONE- STOP SHOPPING SORT OF THING, THAT YOU CAN JUST CALL THIS ONE NUMBER AND GET THAT TAKEN CARE OF.))
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((YOU CAN JUST CALL 856-CITY AND WE'RE MORE THAN LIKELY ABLE TO HANDLE ANYTHING THAT YOU HAND TO US.))
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James Harvey is one of two customer service representatives working Lynchburg's new phone line...856-CITY.
The rep takes the call and logs the request into a database...the information is forwarded to the proper department, and the system keeps track of how and when the problem was resolved.
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((JAMES HARVEY/CUSTOMER SERVICE REP: I ENJOY THAT RELATIONSHIP WITH PEOPLE IN PROVIDING THE BEST POSSIBLE CUSTOMER SERVICE THAT I CAN PROVIDE, BECAUSE I DO THE ROLE REVERSAL AND PUT MYSELF IN THEIR SHOES.))
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((SHARON WILLIAMS/CUSTOMER SERVICE REP: I THINK THE CITIZENS REALLY APPRECIATE THE FACT THAT WE'RE WILLING TO GO THE EXTRA MILE.))
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An extra mile with no red tape at the end.

Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))[Tultex]


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The latest round of Tultex layoffs means the apparel company is now doing more than 90 percent of its sewing south of the border.
The Martinsville-based company is closing a sewing plant in Bland County ...where 125-people will lose their jobs.
The work is going to Mexico, where labor is much cheaper.
Tultex's C-E-O said the struggling company must keep cutting costs if it wants to survive.

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Stocks closed mostly lower today, but a late-day rally help trim the losses. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE ]
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The Dow dropped 28 points. NASDAQ fell five and a half.
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[Waterworks]


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A candidate for Franklin County Supervisor faces assault charges .. for pushing the owner of a Smith Mountain Lake water company.
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For six weeks, David Talbott has been asking Robert Winney of Waterworks to fix his broken pipe.
[SUPER=04-Last Week;]

The health department said it leaked two to four gallons a minute. When residents fixed it themselves last week, Winney started shoveling gravel over the pipe.
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((DAVID TALBOTT/SUPERVISORS CANDIDATE: I SAID, WHAT ARE YOU DOING? ACTUALLY I SAID, WHAT THE HELL ARE YOU DOING? HE JUST IGNORED ME AT WHICH POINT I TOUCHED HIM ON THE SHOULDER TO GET HIS ATTENTION AND PUSH HIM BACK FROM HERE.))
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Robert Winney did not return our calls but charged Talbott with swearing at him and shoving him backwards. Winney and many of his customers have been at odds for months over water rates and system's reliability.
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[Buoys]


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The buoy battle is over at Smith Mountain Lake, at least for now. Speed limit markers will stay.
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No-wake buoys force require boaters to proceed only at "idle speed.".
The lake's policy advisory board wanted the power to remove old no-wake buoys in private coves.
But Bedford County supervisors say they approved those buoys years ago, and there is no reason to change them now.

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[S-LIVE]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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7th ranked Virginia Tech faces its second straight ACC opponent this Saturday night.
[DOUBLE BOX=Mike/Steve STARLINK]


Steve Mason now joins us from Blacksburg with the latest on the Hokies bid to stay unbeaten in the ACC.
[LIVE=Steve Full]
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[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Va. Tech Head Coach; :32]
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[DOUBLE BOX=Mike/Steve STARLINK]

STEVE WRAPS UP AND TOSSES BACK TO MIKE

[Sports Tease]


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Still to come after this quick break, I will have some more football news for you, plus
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we'll explore why Ray Evernham may be in such a hurry to leave Jeff Gordon.
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[S-Evernham]


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Good tickets in the concrete bleacher sections that stretch around the bottom half of the Martinsville Speedway are still available for this coming Sunday's NAPA Auto Care 500 Winston Cup event. The tickets range in price from $35 to $45 bucks.
Also don't forget 8000 unreserved seats on the backstretch will go on sale Sunday morning at 7:30.
Hendrick Motorsports will be their with its three teams,
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Daytona Beach, FL/February; :00]


But will crew chief Ray Evernham show up in Martinsville?
Rumors continue to fly around that the unltra-successful crew chief for Jeff Gordon will leave Hendrick before the end of the season.
He apparently can't get along with team manager John Hendrick.
Plus, there is talk that Evernham may lead Chrysler back into Stock car racing next year. Several publications in the southeast think he will leave Hendrick and start building Dodge Intrepid.
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[WIPE TO PINNACLE BOARD]
Don't forget Saturday night at 7, News 7 sports will have yet another NASCAR 99 special - a half our preview of the NAPA Auto Care 500 at the Martinsville Speedway.
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[S-Amos]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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The Pittsburgh Steelers have their own problems with cars and drivers to deal with tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NCAA; :00]


Early this morning rookie running back Amos Zereoue, the former West Virginia great, was arrested and charged with drunken driving in Brentwood, Pennsylvania.
Zereoue failed the field sobriety test and was released into the custody of backup quarterback Pete Gonzalez.
Police are still awaiting the results on his blood test.
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Roanoke is responding in a big way, to help Hurricane Floyd flood victims. The Roanoke Red Cross is receiving a pile of donations.
[Double Boxes=Keith/Jean Newsroom]


Jean Jadhon will have more on that on News 7 at 11.
[Live= Jean/Newsroom]
[SUPER=@Jean1]


The overwhelming amount of donations coming in has taken the Red Cross by surprise.
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Every day, stacks of envelopes with donations ranging from five dollars to five hundred dollars are coming in to the Roanoke chapter.
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[Live= Jean/Newsroom]


But the Red Cross is doing more then just sending money.
[Double Boxes=Keith/Jean Newsroom]


Tonight on News 7 at 11, find out what your donations are going to and why they are so needed.


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