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They've been cleared.
All three Blacksburg policemen exhonerated today in that fatal shooting a couple of months ago.
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And Virginia's parole board chairman predicts the board won't exist in another 15 years.

Sports-Head


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Tonight in sports, the Big East has been anything but a beast this football season.
The NCAA was in Salem today checking out the site of this coming season's Division 3 basketball final four.
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And UVa head hoops coach Jeff Jones played meet the press today during the Cavaliers preseason media day at University Hall.
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WX-Head
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The weather could not be finer for Danville's Harvest Jubilee. We'll hear from Patrick Evans who is southside and we'll check out the changes in our weekend forecast as well.

B'burg-Shooting


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE# 95-72
GRAPHIC=State police invest


The Blacksburg police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Berman Maurice Taylor WERE justified in their actions.
That's the conclusion of Floyd County Commonwealth's Attorney Gino Williams, who was appointed Special Prosecutor in the case.
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Williams reviewed an detailed state police investigation.
He determined: when Taylor pulled a weapon on the officers as they tried to arrest him
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in a Revco store, they had every reason to protect themselves by using deadly force.
In this case, that meant firing their weapons until Taylor dropped his.
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((GINO WILLIAMS/SPECIAL PROSECUTOR: AND I DON'T BELIEVE THERE WAS ANY EVIDENCE THAT THE GUN LEFT HIS HAND UNTIL HE HIT THE FLOOR. AND I THINK THAT WILL EXPLAIN, AT LEAST IN PART EXPLAINS IN MY MIND, BASED ON THEIR TRAINING, WHY THERE WERE SO MANY SHOTS FIRED. ))
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Of the 18 shots fired, 12 struck Taylor, and one wounded Officer Michael Mickey.
Williams says witnesses inside the store corroborated the officers' accounts of what happened.
Police hope the findings will quiet some criticisms that the officers James Keene and Timothy Wimmer were trigger-happy because Taylor was black.
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((LT. BRUCE BRADBERRY/BLACKSBURG POLICE DEPT.: WE'LL CONTINUE TO SUPPORT THE COMMUNITY AND WE HOPE THE COMMUNITY WILL CONTINUE TO SUPPORT US. ))
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The F-B-I is still conducting its own civil rights investigation.

Overby


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE# 95-79
GRAPHIC=Overby


Scotty Overby may face the death penalty is he is convicted of raping and murdering his wife.
Investigators say he confessed to the crime, telling them he killed Sheila Ann Stafford after she said she was dating another man and might be pregnant.
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Overby and Stafford had been seperated for about four months, when he
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invited her to his trailer.
He allegedly told a deputy that he forced Stafford to have sex, and killed her when she cursed him.
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((DEPUTY ANTHONY PRICE/MONTGOMERY CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: HE HIT THE VICTIM, CHOKED THE VICTIM IN THE MANNER THAT HE DESCRIBED IN THE EARLIER INTERVIEW. HE ALSO STATED THAT HE KICKED THE VICTIM IN THE FACE SEVERAL TIMES, THAT HE CUT THE VICTIM WITH A KNIFE AND ALSO STABBED HER IN THE THROAT.))
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Overby has no criminal history of any significance.
His lawyer says there's "no rhyme or reason" to what his client did.
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ANCHOR=Keith
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The defense did not present any evidence at today's hearing. Judge Pat Graybeal certified the charges to the grand jury that meets later this month.

Superintendent


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=tha
TAPE# 95-81
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Martinsville's superintendent of schools is calling it quits at the end of the current school year in June.
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Harold Lamm announced his resignation at this afternoon's board meeting.
Lamm says he wasn't pressured to resign.
His contract doesn't expire until June 1997.
He wanted to retire early to spend time with his family.
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Lamm will be taking advantage of the school system's 20/20 retirement incentive plan.
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Danville-Shooting


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=tha
TAPE# 95-87
GRAPHIC=Murder


Danville police say two juveniles were playing with a gun when one of the boys was fatally shot.
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The incident happened yesterday morning at 450 Henry Street.
Police say 14- year- old Kevin Warren died about an hour later at a Danville hospital.
Police say they're still treating the case as a homicide, and an arrest is expected.
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winn-dixie


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=tha
TAPE# 595-28
GRAPHIC=NONE


An 18- year old accused of killing and robbing a Winn Dixie store manager will be tried in the Danville court system.
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Circuit Judge James Ingram today denied a defense request for a change of venue.
Attorneys for Michael White had argued their client would not receive a fair trial because of media coverage and the case's impact on the community.
More than 30- thousand dollars in reward money was donated by members of the community and various agencies.
White is charged with killing Oliver Everett, Junior during a robbery at the Winn Dixie in June of '94.
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Coming up, it's up to a Halifax jury now to decide the fate of an accused drive-by shooter,
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and the governor celebrates an unusual anniversary-- one that affects the state's prison populatin.
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newman


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TAPE# 95-86
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The fate of a 17- year old Halifax County man accused in a fatal drive by shooting now rests in the hands of a jury.
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Kevin Chase Newman is charged with firing the gun that killed Anthony Scott Whitlock at Westside Trailer Court.
Prosecutor John Greenbacker in opening statements said witnesses would place Newman at the scene in February.
But defense attorneys told the jury the car did not belong to their client and the windows were tinted.
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Last month, Harry Traynham (TRAY-NUM) was convicted of first degree murder after a jury found him guilty of driving the car used in the shooting.

Drug-Shooting


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=spr
TAPE# 95-85
GRAPHIC=NONE


No arrests- -so far- -in last night's shooting in Northwest Roanoke.
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42- year- old Brenda Davis was shot in the thigh near the corner of eighth and Moorman streets, apparently after a drug deal soured.
Witnesses say Davis was close to buying crack cocaine from a dealer.
But after examing the drug she backed out, saying the crack was phony.
Police believe the dealer confronted Davis a short time later and tried to steal her purse.
She resisted, and that's when police say he shot her.
Davis is listed in satisfactory condition at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
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Crime-Summit


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NEWSCAST=6pm
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TAPE# 95=78
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Governor Allen is celebrating the one year anniversary of signing parole abolition into law with a first- ever forum on Virginia crime.
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Some critics say the two- day summit is short on new ideas -- and long on political grandstanding.
The Governor says Virginia has drawn national attention to what he calls "the criminal apologist."
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA I THINK YOU'D AGREE. I SAID FINALLY, GOSH, WE ARE GONNA HOLD THESE VIOLENT CRIMINALS ACCOUNTABLE AND RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR VIOLENT ACTS. STOP MAKING EXCUSES.))
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Virginia's parole board chairman says parole for crimes before January first is now being granted at a rate of about 20- percent.
That's up from a low of 14- percent under the Allen parole board earlier this year.
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((JOHN METZGER/VA. PAROLE BOARD: THERE'S BEEN NO CONSCIOUS RE-EVALUATION. THERE'S BEEN NO GUIDANCE FROM THE GOVERNOR OR ANYONE ELSE. IN FACT, NEVER HAS THERE EVER BEEN GUIDANCE ON WHAT THE PAROLE RATE SHOULD OR SHOULD NOT BE. IT'S JUST THE FIVE OF US. SOMETIMES WE SEE A CROP OF LESS VIOLENT PEOPLE THAT CAUSES THE GRANT RATE TO GO UP.))
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Metzger says the number of parole requests will start to drop off next year.
The parole board expects to be out of work entirely by the year 20-10, when all the pre- abolition inmates have served their sentences.

WVTF


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE# 95-74
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The decision to drop the public radio program "Fresh Air" from W-V-T-F's line-up was based on the bottom line, according to the station manager.
Steve Mills insists it was a programming decision and had little to do with the show's controversial subject matter- -that often dealt with homosexuality.
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((MOST OF OUR RATIONALE FOR REMOVAL OF THE PROGRAM DEALT WITH PROGRAM ECONOMICS AND THE DECISION MADE AT N.P.R. TO BEGIN "ALL THINGS CONSIDERED" AT FOUR O'CLOCK.))
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"Fresh Air" has been OFF the air in Roanoke for a month now, and Mills admits that was an unpopular move initially.
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((AT FIRST WE RECEIVED A LOT OF NEGATIVE COMMENTS: "WHAT HAPPENED TO THIS PROGRAM. I ENJOYED IT." WE STILL GET SOME OF THOSE. WE ALSO GET COMMENTS SUPPORTING THE DECISION. RECENTLY WE'VE RECEIVED A FEW CONTRIBUTIONS THAT CAME IN THAT SAID, "WE'VE RESUMED OUR SUPPORT FOR YOUR STATION BECAUSE YOU TOOK IT OFF." ))
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Mills pulls out reams of research to underscore the point that such decisions are not made lightly or based on the whim and personal opinion of the General Manager.
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((LOOK WHO'S LISTENING BY SEVEN. NOBODY. THEY'RE ALL WATCHING "WHEEL OF FORTUNE."))
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Mills admits "Fresh Air" IS a controversial program. He says some weeks four out of five shows dealt with homosexuality.
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((AND OFTEN TIMES THE ISSUE OF THE SEXUALITY OF THE PERSON, AT LEAST IN MY OPINION HAD NO RELEVANCE ON THE INTERVIEW AT ALL, BUT YET THEY WOULD CERTAINLY COME IN OUT OF NOWHERE SOMETIMES, AND IT CERTAINLY LEFT SOME OF US WONDERING, WHY ARE THEY DOING THIS?))
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((IF THIS DECISION WAS BASED ON OBJECTIVE LISTENER RESEARCH, WHY RAISE THE ISSUE OF THIS HOMOSEXUAL PROGRAM CONTENT? WELL, THE REPORTER FOR THE NEWSPAPER ACTUALLY RAISED THE ISSUE. HE ASKED IF IT WAS CONTROVERSIAL AND WHAT WAS CONTROVERSIAL ABOUT IT. AND I TOLD HIM WHAT WE WERE HEARING FROM LISTENERS.))
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Hercules


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It's the biggest federal asbestos settlement this country has ever seen.
Hercules will pay one- point- two- million dollars in fines, because of the way it demolished a building in Southwest Virginia.
According to the Justice Department, Hercules and its contractor, Carver Massie Carver, didn't follow standard asbestos removal procedures while tearing down their building in Covington.
The international chemical company had been accused of failing to notify the E- P- A before destroying it.
And the government contends Hercules didn't get rid of the asbestos fast enough.

Stocks


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Big gains again for Wall Street today, partly based on solid earnings reports.
Nasdaq earned 14 points.
The DOW was up 29- and- a- half points. It closed at 47- hundred- 64.
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Higher-Education


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
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TAPE# 95-76
GRAPHIC=Education


The Roanoke Valley is the largest region in the state WITHOUT a public school offering a four-year degree.
But a group of community leaders wants to change that.
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This morning the Citizen's Committee for Higher Education released results of a survey trying to determine the need for such a school.
77- percent of those responding say they would consider attending a local university.
About 50-percent of the participants say they would be likely or very likely to enroll in the proposed university.
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((LAWRENCE HAMLAR/CITIZENS' COMMITTEE FOR HIGHER EDUCATION: WHAT THEY ARE LOOKING FOR IS SOMETHING THAT'S AFFORDABLE, AND SOMETHING THAT'S ACCESSIBLE. AND THAT IS NOT AFFORDABLE OR ACCESSIBLE RIGHT HERE IN THE CITY OF ROANOKE AND THE ROANOKE VALLEY.))
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More than 400 high school and community college students from the Roanoke Valley responded to the survey.

Old-Age


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NEWSCAST=6pm
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TAPE# 95-80
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W.C. Fields had a saying: Growing old is better than the alternative.
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In fact, there are plenty of encouraging things about growing old-- so says the Reverend Denise Huffman.
She taught a workshop today-- "Aging as a Spiritual Journey."
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((REVERAND DENISE HUFFMAN: AS YOU APPROACH OLDER AGE YOU HAVE TO SAY, HAVE THE GOALS THAT I'VE WANTED BEEN REALIZED, HAVE I MET CERTAIN THINGS? HAVE I MADE TOO MANY ENEMIES, HAVE I MADE ENOUGH FRIENDS? AND THAT TAKES YOU INTO THE OLDER AGE WITH A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF NOT HAVING TOO MANY REGRETS NOT BEING TOO UNHAPPY ABOUT WHAT YOU'VE DONE AND BEING ABLE TO FIND NEW AVENUES OF INTEREST HOPEFULLY.))
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Huffman says aging is usually thought of as a process of deterioration, rather than a spiritual ascent.
She says older folks have a great deal of insight and wisdom to offer.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
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WRITER=Mike
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Coming up tonight in sports, we'll talk Big East football and hear from the most optimistic man in American, MIami head coach Butch Davis.
Plus Roy Stanley reports from UVa's basketball media day.
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And over in Salem, the NCAA was in town this morning to check out the Civic Center, the site of the men's Division 3 final four next March.
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S-Miami


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#tf95-1
GRAPHIC=big east


The Big East football conference is tied into four postseason bowls, but right now it doesn't look like four teams in the league will finish with the required six division one wins to qualify for one.
Tech and Syracuse are the best best right now,
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although the 1-and-3 Miami Hurricanes who are oh and 1 in the Big East, are still talking mighty big despite last Saturday's devastating loss to Florida State.
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((BUTCH DAVIS/MIAMI HEAD COACH:))
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S-UVA


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
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The Virginia Cavaliers will open their 1995 basketball season with many questions marks especially in the front Court.
But as Roy Stanley says the Cavaliers back court may be strong enough to carry Virginia a long way.
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S-NCAA


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S5-23
GRAPHIC=NCAA


Elsewhere on the hardwood today, representatives from the NCAA were in Salem checking out the Civic Center.
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The Division Three championship capital of the country will host the men's basketball final four on March 15th and 16th of next year.
Salem has the event for two years with an option for more.
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And there's no doubt the City's ability to host big events like this in football, baseball and softball the past two years helped land this deal.
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((CHRIS POHL/NCAA DIRECTOR OF CHAMPIONSHIPS:)) ((MIKE TURNER/DIVISION III BASKETBALL CHAIRMAN:))
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S-MLB


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6PM
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S5-22
GRAPHIC=LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP


The Major league baseball League championships have tonight off in both leagues.
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Last night the Braves took a commanding two game to noe lead on the Reds by winning their second straight extra inning game on the Road.
Javy Lopez's three run homer in the 10th sealed the Braves 6-to-2 win.
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And the Indians evened their series with the Mariners at a game apiece thanks to Manny Ramirez, who went four for four and hit two solo homers in the Indians 5-to-2 victory.
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S-Hillcats


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#none
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The Lynchburg Hillcats will have a new manager next season.
This afternoon the Pirates announced that 31 year old Jeff Bannister will replace Marc Hill.
Jim Bibby, who is now 50, returns for his 12th season in Lynchburg as pitching coach.

Harvest


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