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A textile workers relief bill clears the House by a single vote. A LIVE report from Richmond tonight on NEWS 7.


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And we'll check in at the high school where Roanoke Democrats are choosing candidates for city council tonight.


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In sports, Mike Stevens checks in on the Cup, Busch and truck series at Daytona, VMI snaps it's long losing streak,

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and the Express prepare for the first of four home dates and the first foe is Charlotte tonight.
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Passing clouds and a one day warm up highlight the forecast. And our Tuesday WeatherSchool answer for schools across the region. More just ahead. [open]
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[Textile-Relief]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#99-49 1:32:40]
[GRAPHIC=Textile Relief]


The House revived and passed a bill on the last possible day.
It would increase unemployment benefits for the 30 hardest hit localities around the state.
[Double Boxes=Keith & Ellen/Microwave]


Ellen Qualls is at the State Capitol.
How'd this bill get this far?
[Live=Ellen Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=@Ellen1;]
[SUPER=05-Richmond;]


Despite the Governor's opposition to the concept of helping some parts of the state more than others, five Republicans joined Democratic ranks on this vote.
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[SUPER=01-Del. Jack Rust/(R) Fairfax; :]
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[OUT Q=authorship on this bill.]



[sot house 03:03:05:42 ]

((DEL. BARNIE DAY: I HOPE THE HOUSE WILL NOT GET CAUGHT UP IN WHOSE BILL IS WHOSE. WE WANT TO DO THE RIGHT THING MR. SPEAKER.))
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This bill is NOT Ward Armstrong's.
It's a more conservative measure, floated by a Fairfax Democrat.
Republican opposition goes like this:
[sot house 04:10:42]

((DEL. JACK RUST/R-FAIRFAX: IT BASICALLY MEANS THAT PEOPLE THAT ARE UNEMPLOYED...THAT IS AN INCREDIBLE DRAIN ON THE TRUST FUND.))
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[sot house 04:15:17]

((AYES 53, NOS 45, THE BILL IS PASSED.))
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[SOT armstrong 14:49:54]

((DEL. WARD ARMSTRONG/D-MARTINSVILLE: I KNEW THAT IT WAS GONNA BE VERY, VERY CLOSE. BUT ONE THING ABOUT IT, EVERYBODY KNEW THE ISSUE.))
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Except maybe the Governor, who told reporters two and a half hours after the vote that he didn't know what was in the bill or how the vote had come out.
But he is listening to the tone of the debate:
[sot gilmore 16:47:10]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: I MUST SAY THAT IN THE EARLY DAYS THAT DELEGATE ARMSTRONG SEEMED TO BE A BIT SHRILL AND PARTISAN. ... VERY WELCOME CHANGE.))
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[SOT 03:54:24]

((DEL. WARD ARMSTRONG/D-MARTINSVILLE: I WENT UP TO MEET WITH HIS CHIEF OF STAFF, AND AS LATE AS YESTERDAY I WROTE HIS EXCELLENCY AND SAID I TAKE NO PRIDE OF AUTHORSHIP ON THIS BILL.))
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The bill that passed today does NOT extend Medicaid health benefits to these workers.
But it does include 28 more localities -- much of far southwest Virginia and other parts of southside and the eastern shore.
Passage today means it will next go to a Senate committee.
Again, the Governor's hinted he may send down his own bill next week that could supersede any effort by the lawmakers themselves.
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[Sodomy]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=equ]
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It is Crossover Day at the Capitol, with lawmakers in what may be their longest floor sessions of the year.
So NO debate occurred on a landmark piece of legislation today in the House.
It's a bill that would make sodomy -- oral or anal sex, between consenting adults -- a misdemeanor instead of a felony crime.
The bill passed with NO comment on a vote of 50 to 49.

[VEC-Tultex]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Former Tultex workers from the South Boston plant are takings steps to find new jobs and new skills.
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One of the first steps, is to claim Trade and NAFTA benefits. The Virginia Employment Commission held sessions in South Boston today to help former employees learn about different options. Many former workers are planning to head back to school.
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[IN Q=I can afford]

((EVELYN FAULKNER/FORMER TULTEX WORKER: I CAN AFFORD NOW TO GO BACK TO SCHOOL STUDY COURSE. LINDA DANIEL/VIRGINIA EMPLOYMENT COMMISSION: WE WANTED TO SHOP CONCERN AND DO IT QUICK.))
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[SUPER=01-Linda Daniel/Virginia Employment Commission; :09]
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The V-E-C will hold another session tomorrow for former Tultex workers at the National Guard Armory.
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[Online-Rape]


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[WRITER=mjo]
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A Virginia Tech exchange student is charged with raping a woman he met in an Internet chat room.
Blacksburg Police arrested the Turkish student, 28-year-old Celal Olgun, Saturday on charges of raping and sodomizing the 20-year-old Blacksburg woman.
Police say the woman invited him to meet at her apartment Friday after several online chats.



[Democrats]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=ejo]
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Roanoke Democrats are choosing candidates for city council tonight, and it promises to be an interesting fight.
Seven candidates are competing for four seats... and the incumbents have some strong opposition.
[Double Boxes=Keith & Joe/Microwave]


The mass meeting will be held at William Fleming High School, and that's where Joe Dashiell is tonight.
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[SUPER=@Joe1;]
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Keith, the sign-up is already underway. The doors close at seven for nominating speeches. And that will be followed by the voting.
The candidates who can fill this room with their supporters will win... and at this point anything is possible.

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David Bowers is the only Democratic candidate who can breathe easy tonight... He's running for mayor without opposition from any other Democrats.
Incumbents Carroll Swain, Jim Trout and Linda Wyatt are hoping to win the party's nomination for another term on city council...
But they face three challengers... Bill Bestpitch, Alvin Nash and Angela Norman.
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[Live=JoeFull/Microwave]
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What may complicate matters tonight... is the basketball game that will be played here. Parking will be at a premium tonight, Keith
[Double Boxes=Keith & Joe/Microwave]


So the candidates whose supporters arrived early... or are willing to hike... will have an advantage when the ballots are counted later this evening. And of course, we plan to be here at 11 with the results.

[Garber]


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The only remaining Republican on Lynchburg city council says he intends to seek re-election this May.
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Ward Three representative Robert Garber was first elected to council in 1996.
Garber says while he'd like to see other conservatives run, he's not looking to be part of any G-O-P ticket.
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((ROBERT GARBER/R- LYNCHBURG COUNCIL MEMBER: RIGHT NOW IT'S SOLELY MY CAMPAIGN, BUT IF THE OTHER CANDIDATES WANT TO GET TOGETHER AND TALK ABOUT WHAT WE WANT TO SEE DONE AS FAR AS FISCAL POLICY, I WOULD CERTAINLY BE OPEN TO THAT.))
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Lynchburg's only other Republican council member, Jim Whitaker, announced last week he's not running again.
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[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Another doctor departs Lewis Gale Clinic. That's 31 for the year. The details are still ahead on News 7 at 6.
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((AND I'M TINA TENRET. SHOULD COLLEGE STUDENTS HAVE A SAY IN MAKING THE RULES THAT GOVERN THEM? THAT STORY'S NEXT. ))

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[**NOTE ANCHOR TAG**] Three bills pending in the General Assembly would REQUIRE public colleges to put a student on their governing boards.

Right now, Boards of Visitors can leave students out. Tina Tenret shows us how these bills would change schools like William and Mary, Old Dominion, and Radford.
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[exteriors] Radford University is a good example. [students crossing campus] Students here are not allowed to serve on the Board of Visitors -- [BOV from tape 96-81] even though this is the group that makes all the rules for students. An undergrad IS on each of the board's subcommittees -- to discuss issues in advance.
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((JAY POOLE/BOARD OF VISITORS: THEY DON'T MISS OUT ON ANYTHING AS IT IS BECAUSE THE BOARDS ARE OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS. ANYONE CAN COME AND ANYONE CAN PARTICIPATE.))
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[walking shot] But the student government president says that's not good enough: a seat on the Board of Visitors would give students symbolic AND real power.
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((GEORGE MENDIOLA, JR./STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION: THERE ARE GOING TO BE SOME INSTANCES WHERE WE ARE GOING TO DISAGREE WITH THE ADMINISTRATION OR THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSITY. IN THOSE INSTANCES WE WANT TO MAKE SURE OUR VOICES ARE HEARD.
BUTT BUTT BUTT
TINA TENRET NEWS7: MOST OF THE PEOPLE WHO VOTED AGAINST THIS BILL WERE REPUBLICANS, WHO SAID THE STATE SHOULD NOT FORCE SCHOOLS TO INCLUDE STUDENTS ON THEIR GOVERNING BOARDS. THAT COULD JEOPARDIZE WHETHER OUR REPUBLICAN GOVERNOR WILL SIGN THIS BILL INTO LAW.))
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[exteriors] But even the governor's veto will not stop students at Radford.
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((MENDIOLA: IF THE GOVERNOR DOES VETO IT, WE STILL WILL BE FIRED UP AND READY TO SEEK THE BOARD TO APPROVE SUCH MEASURE AND HOPEFULLY THEY WILL.))
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Final votes for these bills have not yet been scheduled. Tina Tenret News7 Radford
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The House draft of this bill would NOT affect V-M-I, due to that school's unique military hierarchy.
















[Lewis-Gale]


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The Lewis-Gale Clinic claims its patients are more satisfied than ever ... even as their DIS-satisfied doctors continue to resign.
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[TAKE FULL SCREEN PAGE]
Today .. cardiologist William Rutherford Junior turned in his resignation.
He is the 31st doctor to quit this year, in a dispute with the clinic's parent company.
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Also today, Lewis Gale released the results of last year's patient questionnaires.
According to that non-scientific survey ... almost 97-percent of patients say the clinic's quality of care is "excellent."

[Stocks]


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Blue Chips soared. Tech stocks didn't go much of anywhere. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE ]
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The Dow rose 198 points, NASDAQ up two. One of the day's big winners: Optical Cable, UP almost 12.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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A home in Roanoke County caught fire late this afternoon.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Three companies are fighting the blaze on Catawba Creek Road, near the Botetourt County line.
Authorities say no one was at home when the fire broke out just after 4:30.
The owner had gone to pick up his wife at work.
Officials also say this is the second time he's lost a house to a fire.
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[Lake-Buoys]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE=99-54 1:11:44]
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Franklin County supervisors today refused to let a lake agency lift speed limits.
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[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]
[TAPE#=99-21 1:42:16]

No-wake buoys force boaters down to idle speed, in places like coves and marinas. Supervisors say the lake's policy advisory board can put new buoys in -- but can NOT remove them. The policy advisory board had wanted to throw out 20 buoys because they said they were outdated and slowed boaters down unfairly. Only the supervisors can remove buoys.
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[Annexation]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-57 51:06]
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Rocky Mount wants to annex a square mile and a half from Franklin County, affecting 700 residents.
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[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]

[USE FILE TAPE 98-73 1:07:24] There's a public hearing tonight on whether Rocky Mount should annex land along Route 40 East. This would include Wal-mart and the Franklin Heights subdivision. The town manager says Rocky Mount would gain about 335-thousand-dollars a year from this deal. Franklin County would get public utility service along Route 40 East.
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[Homer-Murray]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-58 52:11]
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A former Franklin County supervisor who spoke AGAINST sharing Wal-mart with Rocky Mount has died.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co./1994;]

Homer Murray died of cancer at age 91. Murray served 16 years as a county supervisor and he founded the Apple Blossom Festival. He always said sharing Wal-mart with Rocky Mount would cost the county too much tax revenue. Funeral services for Murray will be held Thursday.

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[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[WRITER=ejo]
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The Express talks about battling Charlotte tonight and Radford's men's hoops team escapes with a big win last night.

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[S-Daytona]


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Track space was at a premium today at Daytona.
[Double Boxes=Steve & Mike/Microwave]


Mike Stevens now joins us and Mike, I guess you can say Daytona managed to turn the triple play today.
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Don't forget Mike's half hour special on your Hometown Station. [WIPE TO PINNACLE!!!!]
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NASCAR 2000, the Daytona 500 hits the WDBJ air ways this Saturday night at six, be sure to check it out.

[S-VMI]


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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-58 1:08:40]
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VMI snapped a 16 game losing streak last night in a 78-69 upset win over Appalachian State. Andre Quarles was named Southern Conference player of the week. He had 24 points last night.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Forest/October 16, 1999; :00]

VMI's football program has signed Jefferson Forest receiver Derek Neal. Neal scored 13 touchdowns this past season. VMI also signed Heritages Derek Screen.
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[S-UVA]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-53]
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In ACC action tonight, The Virginia men's basketball team takes on
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[SUPER=03-Clemson, SC; :00]


Clemson in Charlottesville at eight. The Cavs beat the Tigers the first time. Will Solomon had 41 points in Clemson.

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[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-60 31:27]
[GRAPHIC=Radford basketball]


The Radford men's basketball team takes on Elon this Saturday at The Demon Center at 7pm
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford/Last Night; :00]

The Highlanders needed a last second shot from freshman guard Peanut Arrington to escape with a 73-72 win over Coastal Carolina last night at the Dedmon Dome.
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[IN Q="maybe]
[SUPER=01-Ron Bradley/Radford Head Coach; :00]

((RON BRADLEY/RADFORD HEAD COACH:MAYBE I DIDN'T PREPARE THEM MENTALLY. MAYBE WE TOOK A LITTLE TO MUCH TIME OFF IN BETWEEN GAMES, BUT THE KIDS FOUND A WAY TO WIN AND WHEN A FRESHMAN CAN PUSH IT ALL THE WAY DOWN THE COURT AND GET YOU A BASKET LIKE THAT IT'S A BIG WIN.))
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[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[WRITER=dal]
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[GRAPHIC=soccer]


A Roanoke Valley soccer icon is headed to South Dakota State University.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/June 1999;]


Roanoke native Lang Wedemeyer will be the first women's soccer coach for the Jackrabbits.
Lang has played six years in the Eastern division D-3 Pro League of the USL.
And was the assistant executive director of the Roanoke Valley Youth Soccer Club.
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[S-Express]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-56 1:23:29]
[GRAPHIC=Express/Charlotte]


The Express begins a four game homestand tonight that starts with Charlotte.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


The Express is 2-OH and 1 against the Checkers. Charlotte recently fired it's head coach and the shake has the Checkers playing better.
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[SUPER=01-Paul DiFrancesco/9 Goals in Last 14 Games; :00]
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=VR-7]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Now that the grand jury's work is finished on the Vinton police department... and the prosecutor says no charges will be filed, what will supporters of the former chief do now?
[Double Boxes=Keith/Jean Newsroom]


Jean Jadhon says some Vinton residents are wondering just that.
[Live= Jean/Newsroom]
[SUPER=@Jean1]


At tonight's Vinton town council meeting, supporters of Chief Ricky Foutz will have a chance to voice their opinions.
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[VO-NAT 99-52 17:12-meeting or 99-45 48:16- foutz]


The resignations of Foutz and Lieutenant Bill Brown prompted residents to express outrage at earlier town council meetings.
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[Live= Jean/Newsroom]


What will residents say and how will the council respond?
[Double Boxes=Keith/Jean Newsroom]


The details tonight on News 7 at 11.





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