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Coming up -
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The latest on the arrest of a suspect in the Tara Munsey murder case.
Find out what's in the Vinton police grand jury report - plus reaction.
And Dave Letterman is back on stage tonight. We'll explain.
Plus a fiery crash at Daytona.
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News 7 is next.
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((THERE IS A SENSE OF RELIEF - THAT SOMEONE HAS BEEN ARRESTED - BUT STILL THAT OVERWHELMING FEELING OF WHY?))
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[Thomas]


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Jeffrey Alan Thomas is a former friend of Tara Munsey's family.
Tonight he's in jail, charged with her murder.
Marya Jones has that story.
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On Carter Street in Radford, Thomas' car sits outside the apartment building where he was arrested. Inside, residents who know the suspect say it's difficult to believe he could be responsible for Tara Munsey's murder.
But elsewhere in Radford, news that a suspect was in custody brought a sense of relief and hope that a terrible chapter in this community might be coming to an end.
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[IN Q=I teach over at Blacksburg High School]

((CAROLYN WILLIAMS: I TEACH OVER AT BLACKSBURG HIGH SCHOOL. AND THIS HAS HAD AN EFFECT ON OUR HIGH SCHOOL. I LIVE IN RADFORD, BUT TEACH THERE AND OUR CHILDREN IN BLACKSBURG HAVE FELT THE EFFECTS OF THIS HORRIBLE THING THAT HAPPENED TO TARA.)) ((EZRA FORD: I HOPE IT'S A SENSE OF CLOSURE. IF THEY'VE GOT THEIR MAN, I HOPE THEY CAN PUT AN END TO THIS FOR THE SALE OF THE FAMILY AND THE COMMUNITY.))
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Authorities say they expect Thomas to make his first court appearance on the capital murder charge next Tuesday.

Someone speaking for the Munsey family declined to offer us reaction to the arrest.

[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in Weather Center

[WX1] [11:00pm] [02/18/2000] [MCU]WEATHER OFFICE [WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAP WAKE UP FORECAST

[Toss back to anchor][Vinton-Police]


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[anchor tag!!!]
A police Lieutenant who destroyed drug evidence in a burn barrel at his own home.
The CHIEF of Police who turned in a gun along with his badge, and the gun turns out to have been stolen.
Those are just a few of the findings contained in the report from a Special Grand Jury that investigated the VINTON Police Department.
Keith Humphry has more.
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(( For many years Vinton Police raised money for needy families in town. Anyone who wanted to qualify for toys or assistance had to fill out an application and meet certain requirements.
The Grand Jury report says Vinton Police Department Employees did not have to meet the same requirements for assistance. Some got loans out of the fund, others got outright gifts.
Lieutenant Bill Brown had 48-hundred dollars in cash from the fund stashed in his locker rather than in one of the seven bank accounts designated for the Needy Families Fund.
More than 3-thousand dollars is missing, on top of 524 dollars missing from a fund fed by fingerprint fees.
Chief Ricky Foutz told the Grand jury he never reviewed the books on the Needy Family Fund. Keith Humphry NEWS 7.
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The report cited 90 weapons in the evidence room without any indication of WHY they were there... and drug evidence frequently destroyed without witnesses or proper authorization.

[Supporters-Reax]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Despite the findings in the report -- some Vinton residents still support the former Police Chief.
[Double Boxes=Jean/Joy]


Joy Sutton spoke with one of them tonight and joins us with details.
[anchor=Joy]
[Live= Full/Joy]
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Jean, one of Foutz's most vocal supporters -- still insists town council acted unfairly when it reportedly asked Foutz and Brown to resign.
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(( Sherry Beckner says she was among the first at Roanoke County Courthouse to see first-hand the special grand jury's 24 page report on its investigation of the Police Department.
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((SHERRY BECKNER/FOUT SUPPORTER: I DON'T FEEL THAT WE'VE GOTTEN HONEST ANSWERS FROM TOWN COUNCIL, THE TOWN MANAGER OR THE TOWN ATTORNEY. SO I DIDN'T WANT TO TAKE THEIR WORD FOR WHAT'S IN THE REPORT))
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Beckner says despite what she read -- she still is supporting former Chief Ricky Foutz.
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((SHERRY BECKNER/FOUTZ SUPPORTER: I HONESTLY DID NOT BELIEVE HE INTENTIONALLY DID ANYTHING WRONG. I THINK IT MAY HAVE BEEN SOME POOR RECORD KEEPING. BUT I CERTAINLY DON'T THINK THERE WAS ANY CRIMINAL ACTIVITY WHERE HE WAS INVOLVED))
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Beckner has supported Foutz throughout the special grand jury's investigation -- from protesting outside town hall to speaking out at town meetings with her son Brent -- who wears his police uniform because he wants to be an officer like Foutz.
Beckner says the fact that NO criminal charges have been brought against him is proof that Council has been unfair.

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((SHERRY BECKNER: I THINK THEY SHOULD CERTAINLY COMPENSATE HIM FULLY, AFTER THE YEAR HE'S SERVED THE TOWN. YOU CAN'T JUST TURN AROUND AND SAY A PERSON HAS NOT DONE THEIR JOB AFTER ALL THE YEARS))
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In a statement released today - Vinton's Town Manager says
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[TAKE PINNACLE] "town council believes it acted in the Town's best interest once the allegations of impropriety were first revealed and thereafter the special ground jury report bears out this view."
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[JOY FULL] Beckner says she - along with some other residents - are starting a citizen committee to oversee council.
They plan to have a representative at every town council meeting to monitor its decisions.
[Double Boxes=ANCHOR/Newsroom]

Q & A
Jean: Has Foutz made any statements regarding the report?
[Anchor=Joy]

Jean, I talked with Foutz this evening. He says he and his attorney are reviewing the report -- and plan to make a statement early next week.

[Reform-Party]


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The two factions battling for control of the national Reform Party squared off in Lynchburg federal court this afternoon.
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After a contentious meeting in Nashville last weekend, Pat Choate was installed as temporary chairman of the party.
Choate and his supporters are now seeking more than two million dollars worth of federal funds the previous chairman is refusing to return.
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[IN Q=If we can]

((PAT CHOATE/REFORM PARTY CHAIRMAN: IF WE CAN GET THIS RESOLVED.. ..2000 ELECTION.))
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A federal judge today ordered the money be turned over to the court until control of the party is determined.
That could be decided during a three- day trial in March.
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[Campaign]


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Tomorrow's South Carolina primary could be a defining moment for Republicans-
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((MUSIC... nat sound music
With just hours to go before tomorrow's primary it's wall to wall campaigning.
George W. Bush is wooing the party with his message of tax cuts and family values. GEORGE W. BUSH: MY JOB IS TO RALLY THE ARMIES OF COMPASSION ALL AROUND AMERICA.:
George W. Bush still leads most national polls but a John McCain win in South Carolina could change that- he would no longer be the underdog. Democrats and Independents make up a large portion of the those who vote in the GOP primary and that could hurt Bush.


So McCain's final strategy is aimed at getting the non-Republican vote. MCCAIN: I SAY TO INDEPENDENTS, DEMOCRATS LIBERTARIANS VEGETARIANS COME OVER AND VOTE FOR ME TOMORROW AND I'LL GIVE YOU YOUR DREAM.
And McCain needs that vote if he's going to win. NAT SOUND RALLY. music)) [DISSOLVE OUT TO SET]
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South Carolina's primary is tomorrow followed by Michigan's on Tuesday.


[Howard]


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What WAS a 4-way race for Roanoke City Mayor is now a 3-way race.
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[99-59 4:27]
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Independent E- Duane Howard says he's bowing out.
Howard says now that former city councilman
[super=03-Roanoke/February 16]

[99-50 1:52:16] Mac McCadden's entered the race as an independent, he wouldn't have the resources to compete.
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And he's afraid two independent candidates challenging Mayor Bowers could help Republican Ralph Smith win.
Howard says that would not be in the best interest of Roanokers.


[Boeing]


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U-S Airways is accusing Boeing of withholding flight test data ... and says the 1994 crash that killed 132 people, including three from our area, could have been prevented.
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In court documents, airline officials say the crash could have been prevented if Boeing had released information concerning the 737's ability to fly at certain speeds.
Since the crash, pilots have been told to fly the 737s faster in order to give more time to correct problems that can not be fixed at slower speeds.
Boeing denies withholding data and says the information was made available in 1984.
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A U-S immigration official's accused of spying for Cuba.
The story ahead.
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And... Dave's back... almost.
Tonight, Letterman tapes a late-night show to air next week.
A glimpse coming up.
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[Sports-Preview]


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((O-K sports fans here's what's happening tonight, The Roanoke Express was back at the Roundhouse hosting the Trenton Titans The ODAC announced its coach and Player of the year Mike Stevens continues his reports from the beach and Geoffrey Bodine escapes with minor injuries after a spectacular crash at Daytona.
All that and more coming up in sports.))
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[Cuban-Spy]


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A high ranking U-S Immigration official is facing charges of spying for Cuba.
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Investigators say Mariano (Fy-EHT) Faget fell into a trap set by the F-B-I.
The Feds say they gave (Fy-EHT) phony information about Cuban defectors then caught him passing it to a contact with ties to Cuba just minutes later.
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((PAUL MALLETT/FBI SPOKESMAN: FAGET IS KNOWN TO PLACE CALLS FROM HIS HOME TELEPHONE TO AN EXTENSION AT THE CUBAN INTEREST SECTION,WHICH IS A REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE OF THE CUBAN GOVERNMENT IN WASHINGTON, D.C.))
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(fy-EHT) has worked for the I-N-S since the mid 80's and was two weeks away from retirement eligibility.
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[Pyramid-Scheme]


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Hundreds and maybe thousands of people in Pittsylvania County could be breaking the law because of a "pyramid scheme."
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[VO-NAT]

Participants call it "The Winners Team" and it's become the talk of the town.
They say it's legal but authorities are calling it a classic case of a "pyramid scheme," where people put up two-thousand dollars and hope to get 16-thousand in the end.
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((1:20:43 DAVID GRIMES/PITTSYLVANIA COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY: EVENTUALLY YOU'LL RUN OUT OF PEOPLE TO CONTRIBUTE 1:32:54 RICHARD PELLETIER/PARTICIPANT: PEOPLE GIVE FREELY IT'S LIKE A CHARITY))
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Violators could be fined 25-hundred dollars and spend up to one year in jail.
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Still ahead on News 7 -
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Quite a sight on the speedway today...
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[vo-nat]
It looks deadly but amazingly, it's not.
Details on the crash, still to come.
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[David-Letterman]


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C-B-S late night host David Letterman tapes his first show tonight since his heart bypass surgery.
Bobbi Harley has more.
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((DAVID LETTERMAN'S BEEN TAKING A GOOD NATURED RIBBING FOR WEEKS NOW LAST NIGHT, TOM SNYDER & ROSEANNE BARR - You know he's a new man now, you know, I know I'm so excited, after the bypass, oh the bypass, I thought he was getting an implant. AND ALL IN HIS OWN LATE NIGHT TALK SLOT. FEB. 12, STEVE MARTIN/ACTOR: They kept chanting Steve, Steve, Steve - Dave sluggish as though arteries clogged. FILL-IN HOSTS AND GUESTS HAVE TAKEN POT SHOTS AT EXACTLY WHAT'S KEPT LETTERMAN OFF THE AIR - BUT JUST FIVE WEEKS AFTER UNDERGOING EMERGENCY QUINTUPLE HEART BYPASS SURGERY - HEEEE'S BACK.
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Welcome back Dave!! FANS WATCHING AND WAITING - ALONG WITH MANY MEDIA CREWS - ALL TO CATCH THE FUNNYMAN HEAD BACK TO WORK AT NEW YORK CITY'S ED SULLIVAN THEATER - BUT HE SOMEHOW SLIPPED BY UNNOTICED. GERARD MULLIGAN/LATE SHOW WRITER - - He walked through the front door on Broadway, one of the most busiest streets in the world! ITS KIND OF THE SAME WAY HE SLIPPED IN JUST HOW SICK HE MIGHT BE LAST MONTH. JANUARY 14, 2000/COURTESY WORLD WIDE PANTS - 20:28:07 DAVID LETTERMAN AND REGIS PHILBIN - I got to go have one of those angiograms taken - no kidding, that's right. AND REGIS PHILBIN WILL BE THE FIRST GUEST TO WELCOME HIM BACK.))

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Mike Stevens continues his reports from Daytona, A fiery crash during the truck race and Liberty University has a new head football coach.
But first our Extra Point.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=75-Charlottesville; :]


Georgia Tech coach Bobby Cremins will retire at the end of the season. The 52 year old Cremins has been at Georgia Tech since 1981. Under Cremins the team has had 10 N-C-A-A appearances and four A-C-C titles.
The 1990 team made it to the final four.
And here are tonight's numbers.
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[lotto]
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[S-Express]


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The Trenton Titans were in the Star City last night for the first of a two game set with the Roanoke Express.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Express vs Titans; :]


Express head coach Scott Gordon behind the bench.
The Express and Titans get a little physical along the boards in the second period of the game.
[SUPER=38-Roanoke/2/Trenton/1/;]


Roanoke would get on the board when Mike Peron takes the pass at the side of the net and slides it to David Froh who fires the slap shot into the net to make it 2 to nothing and Roanoke goes on to win the game 2 to 1.
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[S-ODAC]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=sma]
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The Old Dominion Athletic Conference men's basketball tournament tips off today at the Salem Civic Center. The nation's number one Division III team, Hampden-Sydney opens against Emory & Henry at 1pm. Roanoke, the number two seed in the tourney, plays Eastern Mennonite at six.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]


Last night, the conference held it's annual championship banquet at the Salem Civic Center. The conference players were recognized and our own Steve Mason served as master of ceremonies. The coach of the year went to Hampden-Sydney's Tony Shaver after leading the Tigers to a perfect 24 and OH record.
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[VO-NAT]

[Farmville; :00]
The third annual Kurt Axe Memorial Player of the year award goes to Hampden-Sydney's T.J. Grimes. Grimes was a first team all conference selection each of the last two years. This season he leads the Tigers in scoring at 15.6 points a game.
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[anchor=Roy]
[graphic=ODAC]


Virginia Wesleyan and Randolph-Macon play today at three. Bridgewater and W & L meet at eight PM.

[S-Daytona]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-57 (1:39:48)]
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Dodge is scheduled to return to Winston Cup Racing in the year 2-thousand and one.
Mike Stevens gives us a look at those who are expected to make the move.
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[SOT]
[SUPER=03-Concord, NC/January; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ray Evernham/Dodge Racing Developer; :20]
[SUPER=03-Daytona Beach, FL; :40]
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[OUT Q=News 7 sports.]
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[S-Crash]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#SP-58 (1:10:02)]
[GRAPHIC=Geoffery Bodine]


Geoffrey Bodine escaped serious injury in a 10 car pileup at Daytona yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Daytona Beach, FL/ESPN; :]


His truck flipped 11 times and burst into flames. He suffered broken bones in his cheek, right wrist and elbow and the big toe on his right foot.
Debris from the crash went into the stands and several spectators were treated at a local hospital for minor injuries and released.
The trucks were 56 laps into the race.
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[TALENT=Roy]
[GRAPHIC=Daytona Logo]


After a 3 hour delay Mike Wallace took the checkered flag in the Daytona 250.

(AD LIB - NASCAR 2000, THE DAYTONA 500 AT 6:30 TOMORROW NIGHT.)



(THAT'S IT FOR SPORTS. HAVE A GREAT DAY EVERYBODY.)







[S-Flames]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-52 (1:31:29)]
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Liberty University named its new head football coach.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :]


Ken Karcher takes over the program replacing retired head coach Sam Rutigliano, the flames winningest coach.
Karcher brings a mixture of youth and experience. He comes to Liberty after serving as the offensive coordinator and quarterback coach of the Rhein Fire of the N-F-L Europe league.
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[IN Q="The thing...]
[SUPER=01-Ken Karcher/Liberty Head Coach; :]
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[OUT Q=.....Liberty University.]
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(MIKE STEVENS CONTINUES HIS REPORT FROM DAYTONA. MORE WHEN WE RETURN.)






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