[Missing-Plane]

[ANCHOR=Denise]

[NEWSCAST=Sun aM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 Sunday Morning]

Rescue crews have been searching this morning for a missing passenger plane off the coast of Massachusetts. The Coast Guard Air Station on Cape Cod confirms that a debris field has been located 45 miles southeast of Nantucket. That's within 15 miles of the last radar contact with missing EgyptAir Flight990
The flight originated in Los Angles.
The plane disappeared about 40 minutes after taking off from New York's JKF Airport.
The Boeing 767 was carrying 197 passengers when it dropped from radar scopes around two this morning
The Coast Guard says it has a plane and every available ship out searching for the aircraft.

[11Taylor-Funeral]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=full screen pinnacle]
[GRAPHIC=Noel Taylor]


Funeral arrangements have been set for former Roanoke Mayor Noel Taylor.
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[TAKE FULL SCREEN PINNACLE]
Visitation is scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday at Hamlar and Curtis Funeral Home in Roanoke.
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[TAKE FULL SCREEN PINNACLE]
A wake has also been scheduled for Thursday night from six until eight at High Street Baptist Church.
Taylor's funeral will be held Friday at noon--- also at High Street Baptist Church in Roanoke.
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[11Shooting-Reax]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=99-52 1:14]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]


Family members of the couple charged with Friday's shooting at Valleyview mall say they believe it was nothing short of self defense.
The couple's daughter Heather says her parents are good people --- and wouldn't just shoot someone for no reason, th

ey were protecting themselves.
She says for the past couple of months her parents were being stalked -- although it turned out not to be this man -- their fear played a part in the shooting. Joy Sutton has more on this story.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=the shooting happened]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;00]
[SUPER=01-Heather Hess/Suspect's Daughter;31]
[SUPER=01-Lacy Weeks/Heather's Fiance;54]
[RUNS=1:17]
[OUT Q=Joy Sutton News 7]

(( The shooting happened in middle of the afternoon in the parking lot behind Sears.
52 year old William Arthur Staley of Roanoke was shot once just below his ribs, standing outside of his vehicle.
Roanoke City police have charged 41 year old Deanne Lynn Beverly with firing the shot.
Her husband 45 year old Cass Edward Beverly was charged in connection with the shooting.
Both live in Florida, but are former Roanoke residents.
Police say they believe a confrontation between the victim and the suspects led to the shooting.
Deanne Beverly's daughter Heather agrees with police.
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[SOT06:29:09]
[IN Q=The only thing]

((THE ONLY THING SHE TOLD ME IS THE GUY WAS OUT TO HURT MY STEP DAD AND SHE HAD WARNED HIM AND WARNED HIM. SHE DIDN'T WANT TO HURT NO BODY. SHE WAS AFRAID HE WAS GOING TO DIE. SO SHE DID IT IN SELF DEFENSE))
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[OUT Q=in self defense]


Heather Hess' fianc´┐Ż says it all started when Staley parked his car sideways.
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[SOT 06:26:40]
[IN Q=They guy got out]

((THEY GUY GOT IN HIS VEHICLE PULLED IT AROUND GOT OUT ASKED CASS IF HE HAD A PROBLEM AND JUST STARTED HITTING HIM. KNOCKED HIM DOWN TO THE GROUND BEATING HIS HEAD INTO THE GROUND AND DEANNA GOT OUT OF THE CAR AND TOLD HIM 5 TIMES TO PLEASE STOP))
[RUNS= 20]
[OUT Q=to please stop]


Police say Cass and Deanne Beverly fled the scene -- but were arrested several hours later at Roanoke Regional Airport. Joy Sutton News 7 ))
[ANCHOR=Denise]
[ss=none]


News 7 tried to contact Staley's family but was unable to reach them for comment.
He's in critical condition at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

[11Fatal-Accident]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=copy]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal accident]


An accident on Interstate 81 claimed the life of a Princeton, West Virginia woman.
It happened shortly after 10 last night at the 139 mile marker near the Salem exit. Police say a tractor-trailer drifted into the car driven by 48 year-old Margaret Smith.
Her car then veered off the road and flipped several times.
Smith was pronounced dead on the scene.
There are no details on whether charges will be filed against the driver of the tractor-trailer.


[11Haunted-House]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=99-53 :10]
[GRAPHIC=Halloween]


Several areas in the Roanoke Valley celebrated Halloween one day early.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]
The trick or treaters in one local neighborhood --- got more than just a treat at this house on Augusta Avenue.
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[SOT 152:44]
[IN Q=Bell rings]

((NAT SOUND: BELL RINGS, GET YOUR CANDY))
[RUNS=5]
[OUT Q=your candy]
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This is a haunted house -- and even during the daylight it can still be a little scary. Diane Cox has been decorating her house for 30 years -- every year she adds something new --she says the kids and the ADULTS alike always seem to enjoy it.
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[SOT 1:50:32]
[IN Q=I just got started]

((DIANE COX/HAUNTED HOUSE OWNER: I JUST STARTED GOING TO THE DOOR WITH CANDY DRESSED AS WITCH AND WE JUST STARTED ADDING ONTO IT))
[SUPER=01-Diane Cox/Haunted House Owner]
[RUNS=5]
[OUT Q=adding on to it]
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[VO-NAT]


Roanoke County joined sixteen other localities in celebrating Halloween on Saturday.
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[Reel-Open]


[ANCHOR=Andrew]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=Reel Open]
[GRAPHIC=Virginia Newsreel]



Some people just can't wait for Halloween to get a good scare, so they visit a haunted house.
In 1990, thrill seekers had an alternative to the haunted HOUSE.
For the first time, Dixie Caverns transformed the upper chambers into a Haunted CAVE.
Keith Humphry takes us back in this week's Virginia Newsreel.

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[Haunted-Cave-Reel]


[ANCHOR=Andrew]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=Va-Newsreel]
[GRAPHIC=wipe]


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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=21-Roanoke Co./1990; :00]
[Super=21-Keith Humphry/Reporting; :59]
[RUNS=1:03]
[OUT Q=I'm Keith Humphry]
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[SOT 16:15]
[IN Q=NAT SOUND]

(()) [RUNS03]
[OUT Q=NAT SOUND]

[halloween tape 15:01]
Monsters around every corner and a roaring chain saw kept thrill seekers on their toes in 1990.
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[SOT 14:52]
[IN Q=nat sound]

((CHAIN SAW)) [RUNS04]
[OUT Q=NAT SOUND]


Freddy Kreuger was there.
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[SOT 15:07]
[IN Q=ha ha]

((Freddy Kruger)) [RUNS04]
[OUT Q=ha ha]

[Halloween tape 15:27] and for those who hadn't eaten beforehand, a man provided snacks.
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[SOT 15:16]
[IN Q=No thank you]

((No Thank you, No thanks)) [RUNS02]
[OUT Q=no thanks]

But the thrill seekers were not the only ones who had a good time, the monsters had fun, too.
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[SOT 15:35]
[IN Q=You get to a lot ]

((YOU GET TO SEE A LOT OF SCARED KIDS... IT'S GREAT MAN YOU CAN SEE DIFFERENT EXPRESSIONS ON PEOPLES FACES AND YOU CAN SCARE THEM TO DEATH AND MAKE SOME OF THEM CRY)) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q=them cry]

[Halloween tape 15:58]
It seems they did a good job. The experience was too scary for some people.
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[SOT 16:03]
[IN Q= It was very]

((IT WAS VERY SCARY. I DIDN'T LIKE IT. I HAD TO USE THE BATHROOM THROUGH THE WHOLE THING)) [RUNS05]
[OUT Q=WHOLE THING]


Why do some of us so enjoyed being frightened?
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[SOT 16:11]
[IN Q=It's interesting]

((IT'S INTERESTING I SUPPOSE. I DON'T KNOW. IT'S FUN TO BE SCARED)) [RUNS04]
[OUT Q=TO BE SCARED]


Whatever the reason, It was all part of Halloween 1990. That's Virginia Newsreel. I'm Keith Humphry.))
[Anchor=Andrew]
[ss=newsreel]

Dixie Caverns is NOT doing the Haunted Cave this year. The last time was in 1997.

























[Health-Week]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun am]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Health check]


Virginia colleges are starting a new health care measure and some local businesses are getting in the Halloween spirit and helping raise money to find a cure for Leukemia.
Tonya Flory has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Susan Williams/LOA Executive Director; :44]
[SUPER=01-Dana Dorcas/U. S. Cellular; 1:02]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; 1:12]
[RUNS=1:35]
[OUT Q=Health Check.]

[Meningitis field tape] (( Virginia Tech this week joined the University of Virginia in adding the meningitis vaccine to the list of student immunizations. Health officials say the number of meningitis cases are increasing among teenagers and young adults -- so they're targeting college students -- especially freshmen. Students are at risk because they live and eat in close quarters. The disease is spread through respiratory secretion. Meningitis can be fatal if not caught and treated early.
[TAPE#=599-18 36:45]

U-S Cellular is working on prevention of the fastest growing type of domestic violence in the country. Elder abuse happens everyday, but is rarely reported. Now 150 seniors are equipped with donated wireless phones preprogrammed to dial 9-1-1.
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[SOT 10:19:37]
[IN Q=It'll be a person]

((SUSAN WILLIAMS/LOA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: IT'LL BE A PERSON WHO IS VULNERABLE, WHO IS AT HOME AND MAY BE HOMEBOUND AND HAS A FAMILY OR AN OUTSIDE CAREGIVER AND SOMETHING IS GOING ON THERE-- THEY'RE BRUISING, THEY'RE NOT GETTING THEIR MEDICATION, SUFFERING FROM MALNUTRITION.))
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[SOT 10:25:01]
[IN Q=It gives them]

((DANA DORCAS/U.S. CELLULAR: IT GIVES THEM THE FREEDOM. THE PHONE CAN GO EVERYWHERE THEY GO AND I THINK IT GIVES THEM A FEELING OF SAFETY AND SECURITY.))
[OUT Q=and security]

[RUNS:24] The phones were distributed throughout Roanoke, Lynchburg and the New River Valley. [Leukemia Field Tape] And many people will be in scary costumes today, but some of them are doing it to help find a cure for cancer. The Leukemia Society has collection boxes set up at 250 participating businesses throughout the state. Customers can donate money for their favorite costume. This year's goal is the raise 30-thousand dollars for patient services and research. Tonya Flory, News 7, health Check. ))

[go straight to bump][11-2M'ville-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-52 :12]
[GRAPHIC=Murder]


Authorities say they found the man who allegedly shot and killed a mother and her 16 year old daughter late Friday night in Martinsville.
Police say the mother's boyfriend is to blame.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville;]

[scene video - house]
Authorities say 36-year-old Eyvonne Hairston was shot after an argument inside her home with 38-year-Michael Jerome Hairston.
Officials say Hairston also turned the gun on her 16-year-old daughter, who was shot three times.
Police say the other children, who were home at the time, escaped out a window. [mugshot]
Police arrested Michael Jerome Hairston around noon yesterday.
He's charged with first degree murder, malicious wounding and three other felonies.
Eyvonne and Michael share the same last name but are not related.
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[11Winchester-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=sun Am]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=copy]
[GRAPHIC=shooting]


A Winchester police officer died yesterday after being shot while chasing someone on foot.
32 year old Sergeant Ricky Timbrook was shot in the head shortly before midnight and died at a hospital about a half hour later.
Police called in SWAT teams and evacuated nearby residents while they conducted a house to house search for the suspect.
After several hours authorities found 35 year old Edward Bell of Winchester hiding in the basement of a home.
He is being held without bond on a burglary charge.


[11Chrisley-Campaign]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=99-34 8:10:55]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 99]


Time is running out for candidates to get their message to voters.
Some local democratic contenders got help from some familiar faces.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=203-Pulaski Co.]


U. S. Senator Chuck Robb and Congressman Rick Boucher were making rounds throughout Southwest Virginia yesterday, including a stop in Pulaski County.
One of the candidates they're endorsing is Benny Keister who's running for the House of Delegates against Republican Barbara Chrisley.
Senator Robb says he was disappointed to read Chrisley had included misleading information about Keister in a mailer.
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[SOT 04:29:50]
[IN Q=When it comes]

((U. S. SENATOR CHUCK ROBB: WHEN IT COMES TO OUTRIGHT DISTORTION IF INDEED THAT'S THE CASE AND MISREPRESENTATION WHICH IS AMBIGUOUS THERE REALLY IS NOT PLACE IN THE SYSTEM FOR THAT AND I HOPE THAT VOTERS WILL TAKE THAT INTO ACCOUNT WHEN MAKING DECISIONS))
[SUPER=201-Sen. Chuck Robb/(D) Virginia;]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=making decision]
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[VO-NAT]


The mailer claims Keister is OPPOSED to requiring parental consent for a minor to have an abortion.
But Keister says he never told Chrisley his stance on this issue.
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[SOT 04:18:57]
[IN Q=She didn't have an answer]

((BENNY KEISTER/(D) HOUSE OF DELEGATES CANDIDATE; SHE DIDN'T HAVE AN ANSWER FROM ME. I DON'T KNOW WHAT WAS BEHIND IT OR ANYTHING ELSE))
[SUPER=201-Benny Keister/(D) Delegate Candidate]
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[OUT Q=or anything else]
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[VO-NAT]


But Chrisley defends her mailer -- although she says it could have been worded better.
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[SOT 08:10:29]
[IN Q=Before this flyer]

((BARBARA CHRISLEY/(R) HOUSE OF DELEGATES CANDIDATE: BEFORE THIS FLYER HE HAD AMPLE OPPORTUNITY TO ENDORSE THE ISSUE OF PARENTAL NOTIFICATION AND CONSENT AND FAILED TO DO SO.))
[SUPER=201-Barbara Chrisley/(R) Delegate Candidate]
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[OUT Q=to do so]
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[VO-NAT]


Chrisley has now lost the endorsement of a local newspaper-- over the issue.
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[2-11Taylor-Funeral]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=full screen pinnacle]
[GRAPHIC=Noel Taylor]


Funeral arrangements have been set for former Roanoke Mayor Noel Taylor.
(------------)

[TAKE FULL SCREEN PINNACLE]
Visitation is scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday at Hamlar and Curtis Funeral Home in Roanoke.
(--------)

[TAKE FULL SCREEN PINNACLE]
A wake has also been scheduled for Thursday night from six until eight at High Street Baptist Church.
Taylor's funeral will be held Friday at noon--- also at High Street Baptist Church in Roanoke.
(--------------)






[Profile-Open]


[ANCHOR=Andrew]
[NEWSCAST=sun Am]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=Profile]
[GRAPHIC=VA Profiles]


She's just eight years old ... But already a Henry County girl is being praised as a hero for her courage under fire.
Marya Jones tells us why in this week's Virginia Profile.



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[Virginia-Profile]


[ANCHOR=Andrew]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=VA-profiles]
[GRAPHIC=wipe]


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[IN Q=Eight-year old Emily Merriman]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.; :00]
[SUPER=07-Emily Merriman; :06]
[SUPER=01-Bob Roetken/Assistant Fire Chief; :39]
[SUPER=01-Danny Marshall/Firefighter; :49]
[SUPER=@Marya1; 1:03]
[SUPER=01-Greta Merriman/Emily's Mother; 1:29]
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[OUT Q=MJN7, Henry County.]


(( Eight-year-old Emily Merriman lost everything and became a hero... all within just a few minutes.
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[SOT 2:18:51 - 2:19:02]

((EMILY MERRIMAN: I HEARD A LOUD BANG AND MY GRANDMA TOLD ME TO COME IN THE LIVING ROOM AND I SAW THE FIRE.)) [runs:10]
The third-grader at John Redd Smith Elementary was home sick from school Monday, when a fire broke out near an air conditioner inside her apartment.
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[SOT 2:19:52 - :57]

((EMILY: I WAS SCARED. AND I ABOUT SCREAMED MY HEAD OFF.)) [runs:05]
Scared or not, Emily managed to call 9-1-1... and lead her 73-year-old grandmother out of the flames and to safety.
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[SOT 15:18:10 - :12]

((BOB ROETKEN/ASST. FIRE CHIEF: I FEEL LIKE SHE DEFINITELY SAVED HER GRANDMOTHER'S LIFE.)) [runs:02]
Firefighters Bob Roetken and Danny Marshall were impressed with the 8-year-old's bravery.
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[SOT 15:20:44 - :48]

((MARYA JONES/NEWS 7: IS EMILY A HERO? DANNY MARSHALL/FIREFIGHTER: IN MY EYES, YES, VERY MUCH SO.)) [RUNS:04]
Emily isn't so comfortable with that label.
She says she just remembered what to do from discussions in school and at home with her mother, Greta.
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[SOT 2:21:58 - 2:22:02]

((EMILY: MY PARENTS KEEP SAYING THAT I'M A HERO. BUT I'M NOT.)) [runs:04]
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[SU 2:40:54 - 2:41:01] ((MARYA JONES/NEWS 7: THE MERRIMANS LOST ALMOST EVERYTHING THEY OWNED. BUT FIREFIGHTERS SAY IT COULD HAVE BEEN A LOT WORSE IF NOT FOR EMILY'S QUICK THINKING.)) [runs:07]
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[SOT 15:16:50 - :56]

((BOB ROETKEN/ASST. FIRE CHIEF: IF EMILY HAD NOT BEEN HOME SICK FROM SCHOOL, WE COULD HAVE HAD A COMPLETELY DIFFERENT SITUATION. )) [runs:06]
Emily lost a pet kitten and some goldfish in the fire. And her Halloween costume, which her mother had just finished sewing.
But as Emily gets over her disappointment, she's also setting her sights on the opportunity to move into a bigger house.
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[SOT 2:26:30 - :31]

((EMILY: A MANSION.)) [runs:01]
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[SOT 2:35:50 - :05]

((GRETA MERRIMAN/EMILY'S MOTHER: MAYBE A VERY LARGE HOUSE, BUT NOT A MANSION.)) [runs:05]

A fitting compromise ... for a pint-sized hero. Marya Jones, News 7, Henry County. ))[Sports-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=sports extra #2]
[GRAPHIC=VA Horse Center(news graphic)]


Archie is not the typical athlete we profile on sports extra.
But he IS exceptional--infact he's a three time World Grand Champion.
He is a road horse.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington;]


There's a reason Archie is smiling.
Five years ago Debbie Foley bought him at an auction.
He had been pulling an Amish milk wagon and was possibly headed to the slaughter house.
But she saw a potential road horse champion.
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[SOT 3:05:29]
[IN Q=I liked his looks]
[SUPER=01-Debbie Foley/Horse Trainer;]
[RUNS=18]
[OUT Q=many years]
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[VO-NAT]


Foley operates Silver Brook Stables in Louisville, Kentucky. She is one of only a few women to compete in the road horse division.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=3:04:59 The road horse]

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[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=Start training]
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[anchor=Denise]
[ss=hold]


Foley and Archie were at the Virginia Horse Center recently to compete in a horse show.




[Extra-Update]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=SP-54 tc 33:08]
[GRAPHIC=None]


And an update to a sports extra we did early this year.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Gary Mitchell travels the world performing in the World's Strongest Man Competitions.
He is one of the featured athletes in an article done in Sports Illustrated's October 18th issue.
The article chronicles the development of the sport.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./April;]


You met Gary Mitchell right here back in April. (------------) He pulled this armored car in a competition sponsored by state police to help raise money for Special Olympics.