[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Keith]

New allegations against a priest who worked in the Bedford area in the 1980's.
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[VO-NAT]

And the 16-year old who fatally shot her friend last year gets time to serve.
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[Sports-head]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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In sports, Tech quarterback Bryan Randall goes in the tank..a new walking-water tank to rehab his injured left foot, a former Radford University hoops star is allocated to the Dazzle
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[VO-NAT]


and wake Forest hopes to attack UVa's kicking game. The story from on campus coming up.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


Tropical rain is on the way. It now appears sooner than later. Forecast details ahead.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 3-Shot]


News 7 is next.

[Catholic-Priest]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=02-32 TC1:58:26]
[SS=News 7 @ 6]


Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry. Shannon is off tonight.
A Catholic priest who once served in Bedford has been forced to step down for sexual misconduct involving minors.
Father Eugene Teslovic was pastor of Holy Name of Mary in the mid-80s, during which time he is said to have been sexually involved with young boys.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith & Meghan/State Microwave;]


Meghan Muldoon was at today's news conference. She joins us from Richmond.
[LIVE= Meghan /FULL State Microwave]
[SUPER=@Meghan1]
[SUPER=05-Richmond]


The diocese was evasive about the details.
What we do know is last month, a man from Portsmouth came forward about a past sexual incident involving Father Teslovic when the victim was in his 20s.
Church officials say during the inquiry Bishop Walter Sullivan found enough evidence of sexual abuse of minors to ask the priest to step down immediately.
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[SUPER=01-Rev. Pat Apuzzo/Richmond Diocese Spokesman; :]
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(( 56 year-old Father Eugene Teslovic, pastor of St. Luke's in Virginia Beach for the past twelve years was removed from active ministry as a priest.
Church officials say an inquiry uncovered several incidences of sexual misconduct with minors during the late 70s and mid-80s.
Church officials say none of those victims have come forward and they offered no details of the evidence they found.
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Church officials say that there had been rumors and speculation about Father Teslovic in the past.
The say An inquiry into the rumors was made ten years ago but nothing turned up.
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Father Teslovic served for two years as pastor of Holy Name of Mary in Bedford during the time in which evidence was found of past sexual misconduct.
Church officials are hopeful that any victims will now come forward.
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[LIVE= Meghan /FULL State Microwave]
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This is the third Catholic priest in the Richmond diocese to be removed in as many months.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith & Meghan /State Microwave;]


and is the first case of repeated incidences and also the first one handled under the diocese's new sexual abuse review board.


[Murals]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=02-35 TC41:22]
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A partial victory today for opponents of some controversial artwork in two of Lynchburg's court buildings.
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[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


City council voted to remove the brass figures from the lobby of Circuit Court once they get estimates on the cost.
Minority leaders and others had objected to the work, calling the caricatures offensive and racist.
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[IN Q=These caricatures]

((ED BARKSDALE/LYNCHBURG COUNCIL MEMBER: THESE CARICATURES UP AT CIRCUIT COURT SHOULDN'T EVEN BE IN A MUSEUM, BECAUSE THEY DON'T REPRESENT ANYBODY. THERE'S SOME CARICATURE HERE THAT SOMEBODY HAS DREAMED UP AND MADE OUT OF BRASS AND IT HAS NO PLACE WHATSOEVER UP THERE.)) ((JULIAN ADAMS/LYNCHBURG COUNCIL MEMBER: WE HAVE PROBLEMS ON TOP OF PROBLEMS AND THIS IS NOT AN APPROPRIATE UTILIZATION OF RESOURCES, TIME, EFFORT, ENERGY.. FOR ANY OF US.))
[SUPER=01-Ed Barksdale/Lynchburg Council Member; :00]
[SUPER=01-Julian Adams/Lynchburg Council Member; :17]
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[VO-NAT]


Council did not decide on what to do with the mural in the juvenile court building which depicts a white farmer and what appears to be his apparent slave bringing tobacco to market.
Opponents say they'll keep pushing to at least have that painting covered up.
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[Price]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=02-33 TC1:04:47]
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A 16-year-old Roanoke girl will spend three years in juvenile detention for the fatal shooting of a teenaged friend.
Rebecca Price tearfully pleaded with the judge to let her go home... but as Marya Jones reports, he said her crime -- even if it WAS an accident -- warranted harsher punishment.
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[SUPER=01-Clifford Weckstein/Roanoke Circuit Court Judge; :19]
[SUPER=01-Rebecca Price/Defendant; :38]
[SUPER=01-Yvette Swain/Victim's Sister; :51]
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(( I SUSPEND THAT SENTENCE (SOB) UPON THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS ... SOB, NO, NO... )) [RUNS:09]
Rebecca Price fell to the floor sobbing, as Judge Clifford Weckstein suspended a 10-year prison sentence and gave her three years in juvenile detention instead.
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((WECKSTEIN: SOCIETY REQUIRES THAT YOU BE PLACED UNDER THIS DEGREE OF LEGAL RESTRAINT AND DISCIPLINE. )) [RUNS:07]
In July, Price was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of 16-year-old Neville Swain.
She said she didn't know the gun was loaded when she playfully aimed it at Swain after he broke her fingernail.
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(( I WANTED TO APOLOGIZE TO THE FAMILY... I WANTED TO APOLOGIZE TO MY OWN FAMILY.)) [RUNS:08]
Neville Swain's sisters say they forgive Rebecca ... but they came to court seeking justice for their brother and to tell the judge about the person he was.
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((YVETTE SWAIN: HE WAS OVERTALKATIVE. SOMETIMES WE WOULD JOKE THAT WE WOULD PAY HIM JUST FOR HIM TO BE QUIET. )) [RUNS:06]
When she gets out of juvenile detention at the age of 19, Price will have nearly 12 years of probation ahead of her.
She'll have to continue psychiatric treatment for depression AND repay Neville Swain's family for half his funeral expenses.
Swain's sisters say that and the girl's obvious remorse is enough for them. MJN7, Roanoke.))

[Carilion]


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Carilion Health System announced today it's getting out of the health insurance business.
It will no longer own Carilion Health Plans. That division owns and manages employer sponsored health plans affecting more than 21-thousand patients in Southwest, Virginia.
Carilion Health System says this is just one of several changes it plans to make in light of rising health care costs.
In the meantime, Carilion Health Plans says it will generally continue to operate as usual as it looks for a new buyer.

[County-Supers]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=02-28 TC1:23:26]
[GRAPHIC=Water Restrictions]

Roanoke County Supervisors have given preliminary approval to mandatory water conservation.
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[VO-NAT]
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Spring Hollow reservoir is only a few feel below its normal level, but with the drought and the governor's call for statewide conservation, officials say it is prudent to implement mandatory restrictions now.
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[VO-NAT]

County officials are still fine-tuning the ordinance. Restrictions won't be implemented until the board gives its final approval next month.
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[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=NONE]


Still ahead on News 7 at Six... Identity theft-- what the state's doing about it and how you can avoid it.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus he was convicted of stealing from the memorial fund he helped start... but he won't serve any jail time.
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[ID-Theft]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=02-40 TC07:06]
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Identity theft.
It's the fastest growing crime in the country and it doesn't discriminate.
Officials say if you have a social security number you can be a target.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith & Rachel /Pulpit;]

Business Reporter Rachel Cannon is here with advice on how you can protect yourself and how Virginia is dealing with the problem...Rachel?
[LIVE= Rachel /FULL Pulpit]
[SUPER=@Rachel1;]

Keith, an identity theft task force is working on ways to help victims and penalize criminals. They're beginning their fourth meeting in Roanoke tonight to come up with solutions before more Virginians become victims... ((ROLLCUE:...become victims))
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(( It's necessities like credit cards and checks that could lead to identity theft. Officials say the crime rises 30 to 40-percent each year and not surprisingly, the information age is partly to blame.

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((IRENE LEECH/VA CITIZENS CONSUMER COUNCIL; COMPUTERS CERTAINLY HELP WITH IT AND I JUST THINK THE INFORMATION THAT'S JUST EXPLODING PLUS THE FACT THAT SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS HAVE BECOME UNFORTUNATELY FOR MANY PEOPLE A KIND OF UNIVERSAL IDENTIFICATION.))
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***INSERT Pre pro Leech says to PREVENT IDENTITY THEFT ONLY USE your SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER WHEN REQUIRED and REMOVE it FROM your CHECKS AND DRIVER'S LICENSE DESTROY FINANCIAL DOCUMENTS and while on the internet ONLY USE SECURE SITES finally DROP bills OFF AT a POST OFFICE OR LOCKED MAILBOX. OUT Pre Pro Leech says protecting your financial information is key to avoiding fraud.
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((IT'S TREMENDOUSLY DEVASTATING WE'VE HAD PEOPLE WHO HAVE SPOKEN TO THE TASK FORCE WHO HAVE TALKED ABOUT HOW IT DOESN'T JUST AFFECT THEM BUT THEIR WHOLE FAMILY.))
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Attorney General Jerry Kilgore hears horror stories about identity theft in calls to his office everyday. He says it's why the task force is together and working on solutions.
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((JERRY KILGORE/VA ATTORNEY GENERAL; A MULTI FACETED APPROACH THAT WILL DEAL WITH THE BUSINESS SIDE AS WELL AS THE LAW ENFORCEMENT SIDE AND MOVE VICTIMS CLOSER TO CLEARING UP THEIR RECORD WE HOPE TO INCREASE PENALTIES TO THOSE WHO ENGAGE IN IDENTITY THEFT.))
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[LIVE= Rachel /FULL Pulpit]

Kilgore says his office will take reccommendations from the task force and draw up legislation. It will be presented to the General Assembly in January.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith & Rachel /Pulpit;]

Meanwhile people with more questions can contact the attorney general's office for a booklet of information.

[Holden]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=02-26 TC1:53:02]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A Nelson County man will not go be locked up for embezzling from his granddaughter's memorial fund.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Nelson Co./July 23]


57-year-old James Holden was convicted in July of misappropriating more than 17-thousand dollars from the Jackie Holden fund.
Eight-year-old Jackie died in February of 2000 after getting lost in the woods near her home in Shipman.
Her grandfather was given ten years probation today, and he must repay 11-thousand dollars to people who bought 100-dollar raffle tickets as part of a fundraiser.
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[Workman]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=02-31 TC1:02:20]
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The prosecutor in the case of D-E-A Agent Timothy Workman opposes moving the trial out of Roanoke. Workman is still on bond- -on administrative leave withOUT pay, and was NOT in court today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney Wanda Dewease said the defense must show there's "widespread prejudice in the community against Workman," and they haven't done that yet. Tony Anderson did submit a collection of newspaper articles. The defense also subpoenaed videotapes from the three local television stations. W-D-B-J complied with the subpoena. The other two stations have not. The hearing was continued until Monday, so the judge can review news accounts of the case before the attorneys argue whether it should be moved elsewhere.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]

Workman is charged with murder in the shooting death of Keith Bailey last February.

[Stocks]


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The market extended its recent retreat, as the Federal Reserve decided to leave interest rates unchanged. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The DOW dropped 188 points to its lowest close of the year.
NASDAQ fell three.
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[81-Accident]


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[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=02-34 TC39:08]
[GRAPHIC=81 Accident]


An accident near a construction zone tied up traffic for several hours on Interstate 81 today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.]


Six vehicles were involved in the chain reaction collision at mile marker 163 near Buchanan.
State police say four vehicles had stopped in the northbound lane.
A fifth one was rear-ended, and that set off a series of minor wrecks.
One person was taken to a Roanoke hospital with minor injuries.
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[Shucet]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=02-36 TC49:48]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Virginia's Transportation Commissioner admits that western Virginia suffered more than other areas when the state scaled back its road building program.
But today, Philip Shucet (shoo-KET) said he's committed to addressing transportation needs in all corners of the Commonwealth.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The Salem District saw the largest percentage cut from its six year plan... but Shucet said that doesn't reflect his level of interest in the area.
And he says he's hopeful a recent request for proposals under the state's Public Private Transportation Act will eventually bring major improvements to Interstate 81.
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((PHILIP SHUCET/VDOT COMMISSIONER: WE NEED TO DO SOMETHING WITH INTERSTATE 81. IT'S HIGH ON MY PRIORITY LIST. IT'S SOMETHING THAT WE NEED TO PAY ATTENTION TO. AND THAT'S WHY WE REALLY WORKED HARD TO GET THE PPTA BACK OUT ON THE STREET.))

[SUPER=01-Philip Shucet/VDOT Commissioner]
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[OUT Q=back out on the street.]
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[VO-NAT]


Shucet spoke to the Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce this morning.
VDOT has a mid-January deadline for the proposals... and a September target for completing negotiations.
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[Sports tease]


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[WRITER=sma]
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The grand jury makes a decision on Tony Stewart's indictment, can the Demon Deacons exploit UVa's kicking game?

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[VO-NAT]


and this is not the bionic man, just Tech quarterback Bryan Randall rehabbing his left foot. The story in just a minute.
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[S-Hokies]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-132 ]
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After beating three ranked teams in succession for the first time in school history, Virginia Tech does NOT want to stub its toe at Western Michigan this weekend. Mike Stevens says NOT getting tripped up is particularly important for two players.
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[OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."]
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[S-Deacs]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-125 58:02]
[GRAPHIC=UVa]


The Virginia Cavaliers battle ACC rival Wake Forest Saturday in Winston Salem in a match up of 2 and 2 teams.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Winston-Salem, NC; :00]


Last night, Grobe and his coaching staff spent much of practice working on special teams. And one of the Wake Forest special teams coaches can be heard telling his players that UVa's kicking game is vulnerable. Listen closely.
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[VO-NAT]


In their first four games, the Demon Deacons have already blocked a point after and a punt. Wake is aware UVa struggled with its' kicking game against Florida State.
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Al Groh says it doesn't take a rocket scientist to know UVa's kicking game must improve.
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[S-Charles]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-126 1:12:39]
[GRAPHIC=Dazzle]


Today, the NBDL named the two allocated players for the Roanoke Dazzle.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford; ]

One is former Radford center Ryan Charles. The 6'9" Charles averaged 18 points his senior year and was a two time All-Big South selection.
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[S-Late]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-122 1:21:03]
[GRAPHIC=Tony Stewart]


A Sullivan County Tennessee Grand Jury decided there was not enough evidence to indict him on charges of simple assault after a West Virginia woman charged Tony Stewart of shoving her out of the way at the Bristol night race.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville; :00]


Stewart can now focus on the remaining eight Winston Cup races and he likes the season ending push.
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[OUT Q=....on our schedule"]

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