06:00-01

HEADLINES

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VO-NAT


Two Blacksburg police officers are cleared of any wrong doing in the fatal shooting of a suspect.
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And the F-B-I widens its investigation of the Amtrak derailment in Arizona. wx-head
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B'burg-Shooting


ANCHOR=Melanie
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TAPE#95-72
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The two Blacksburg police officers who fatally wounded a man they were trying to arrest will NOT face criminal charges.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Floyd/Yesterday;


Special Prosecutor Gino Williams, Floyd County's Commonwealth's Attorney, reviewed a state police investigation.
He determined Officers James Keene and Timothy Wimmer were justified in shooting when Berman Maurice Taylor pointed a gun at them.
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SOT 15:13:31
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((GINO WILLIAMS/SPECIAL PROSECUTOR: IT WAS MY DETERMINATION THAT THEY HAD EVERY REASON TO USE WHAT TURNED OUT TO BE DEADLY FORCE IN THIS CIRCUMSTANCE. ONCE THEY DO THAT AND ONCE THEY HAVE A REASONABLE BELIEF THAT THEY CAN USE IT, THEIR TRAINING IS TO USE SUCH FORCE UNTIL SUCH TIME AS THE DANGER IS ALLEVIATED. ))
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/August 9;


That meant firing until Taylor hit the floor and the weapon, later found to be a B-B gun, dropped from his hand.
Of the 18 shots fired, 12 struck Taylor and one wounded Officer Michael Mickey.
Police hope the findings will put to rest criticisms the officers shot Taylor because he was black.
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SOT 16:17:10
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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. ))
SUPER=01-Lt. Bruce Bradberry/Blacksburg Police Dept.;
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The F-B-I is still conducting a separate civil rights investigation.

Hung-Jury


ANCHOR=Melanie
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WRITER=tha
TAPE#95-86
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A Halifax County murder trial has ended in a hung jury.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Halifax/Wednesday;


The Commonwealth's Attorney says he will re- try the case against Kevin Chase Newman.
The 17- year- old is accused of killing Anthony Scott Whitlock during a drive by shooting in February at Westside trailer court.
Prosecutors told the jury they'd prove Newman was in the car and pulled the trigger.
Defense attorneys, however, argued Newman did not own the vehicle and the windows were tinted.
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The jury deliberated for about five hours before the judge declared a mistrial.
Last month, Harry Traynham (TRAY-NUM) was convicted of first degree murder after a jury held him responsible for driving the car.

Scotty-Overby


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In Montgomery County, investigators say Scotty Overby CONFESSED to a crime that could bring him the DEATH penalty.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Christiansburg/Yesterday;


Overby is accused of RAPING and MURDERING his wife, Sheila Ann Stafford, in August.
The two were separated, but Overby had invited Stafford to his trailer.
He told investigators he became angry when she said she was seeing another man and believed she was pregnant.
Overby spent most of his preliminary hearing with his head down.
His lawyer says his client can not explain what he did.
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ANCHOR=Beth
SS=none


Judge Pat Graybeal certified the charges to the grand jury that meets later this month.

Amtrak


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Federal investigators have wrapped up their work at the site of a DEADLY Amtrak train crash in Arizona.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Hyder, AZ;


But the probe is widening in other areas.
F-B-I investigators are now questioning Amtrak and Southern Pacific employees and reviewing Amtrak's personnel records.
But the F-B-I says that does NOT mean it is focusing on the theory that the person who did it could be a disgruntled railroad employee.
Meanwhile, Attorney General Janet Reno is again appealing for public help in the case.
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((JANET RENO; WE AS A NATION MUST CONTINUE TO SPEAK OUT AGAINST VIOLENCE AND EXPRESS OUTRAGE AT SUCH A COWARDLY ACT OF SABOTAGE. ))
SUPER=01-Janet Reno/U.S. Attorney General;
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VO-NAT


Reno will not discuss what evidence has been uncovered and says it would be premature to guess the motive for the sabotage.
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Highchair-recall


ANCHOR=Melanie
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WRITER=mel
TAPE# net
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Playskool is recalling 300-thousand highcairs because cracks in the joints could cause them to collapse.
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VO-NAT


The toy maker says it has received ten reports of injuries involving its 1-2-3 High Chairs, including bumps, bruises and one concussion.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission says consumers should inspect the chairs for cracks and contact Playskool for either a free repair kit or replacement chair.
The agency says the company is asking merchants to stop selling the highchair until repair kits can be included with each chair.
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1-Sports


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Turning now to sports, the St. Louis Rams' are ahead in the N-F-C West, following their win over Atlanta.
Mike Stevens has the details.
Good morning.
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$CCOFF


One-Larry


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(Live Interview)



SUPER=15-Larry Dowdy;
SUPER=06-New Castle;



SUPER=13-Jane Johnston/Craig Co. Historical Society;



SUPER=13-Mary Taylor/Craig Co. Historical Society;



SUPER=06-New Castle;



(Toss to Beth)


Prize


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
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This year's Nobel Peace Prize was awarded just moments ago.
Joseph Rotblat and Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs won for their efforts to rid the world of nuclear weapons.
Speculation had been the prize would be awarded to the men behind the Northern Ireland peace process, or former U-S President Jimmy Carter.


Budget


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President Clinton is preparing for the ritual battle over the budget.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC;


The White House is threatening a veto if the Republican plan to balance the budget by 2- thousand- and- two , means carving into Medicare, Medicaid and other domestic programs.
Yesterday, the house budget committee gave final approval of their measure for almost 900- BILLION dollars in savings.
They target the same programs the president does not want cut.
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Old-Southwest


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin'
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# edit of 95-82
GRAPHIC=old southwest


It was a win, lose situation yesterday for a church in Old Southwest Roanoke that wants to expand its office space.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday;


In order to do that, the Episcopal Diocese had to get approval by the city Architectural Review Board to remove or destroy two neighboring houses beside the church.
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SOT 5:03:37 (Tape1)
IN Q=The combination

((ALAN BOYCE/DIOCESAN DEPUTY FOR ADMINISTRATION: THE COMBINATION OF 1010 AND 1014 WITH 1000 FIRST STREET ARE VIRTUALLY INADEQUATE STRUCTURALLY AND FINANCIALLY IMPOSSIBLY IN ORDER TO BE INCORPORATED IN OUR MASTER PLAN.))
SUPER=01-Alan Boyce/Diocesan Deputy for Admin.;
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VO-NAT


The Diocese met opposition by a local organization and a state official who says city guidelines won't allow it tear down the buildings.
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SOT 5:23:45 (tape1)
IN Q=Demolition of a

((LESLIE GILES/DEPT. OF HISTORIC RESOURCES: DEMOLITION OF A BUILDING SHOULD ONLY BE CONSIDERED IF ALTERNATIVES FOR REHABILITATION ARE NOT FEASIBLE AND THE LOSS OF A BUILDING WILL NOT ADVERSELY AFFECT THE INTEGRITY OF THE DISTRICT.))
SUPER=01-Leslie Giles/Dept. of Historic Resources;
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VO-NAT


The Board accepted a motion to allow the expansion only if the houses are relocated.
The Diocese has offered to give the houses away, plus 36-thousand dollars toward the cost of moving, but so far it's not had any takers.
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The Diocese has 90 days to make another request to the board.
It also has the option of making an appeal to City Council to override the board's decision.

superintendent


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TAPE#95-81
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Martinsville's Superintendent of schools says he was NOT pressured into leaving his job.
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SUPER=03-Martinsville/Yesterday;


Harold Lamm announced his resignation during a meeting yesterday.
His contract doesn't expire until June, 19-97.
But Lamm says he decided to leave early to spend more time with his family.
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((HAROLD LAMM/MARTINSVILLE SUPERINTENDENT: I'M JUST ELATED TO RETIRE AFTER A LONG CAREER IN PUBLIC EDUCATION AND DECIDED TO DO IT AT THIS PARTICULAR TIME. I WILL TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE LOCAL INCENTIVE PLAN AND LOOK FORWARD TO HAVING TIME TO BE WITH MY FAMILY AND MY GRANDCHILDREN. IT WILL GIVE MY WIFE AND I TIME TO DO WHAT WE'VE ALWAYS WANTED TO DO. ))
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Lamm's resignation will become effective at the end of the school year in June.
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And ANOTHER Martinsville official has decided to end his long career.



Roop


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Police chief Terry Roop will step down after 31 years with the Martinsville police department.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Martinsville/Yesterday;


Roop joined the force in 19-64 and was named chief in 19-80.
He says the decision to retire was not an easy one and he looks back on his years in the Martinsville Police department fondly.
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IN Q=This was not

((TERRY ROOP/MARTINSVILLE POLICE CHIEF: YOU CAN ONLY BE SUCCESSFUL IF YOU HAVE SUPPORT OF YOUR GOVERNMENT AGENCY. WE'VE ALWAYS HAD GOOD, CLEAN GOVERNMENT, EXCELLENT COUNCILMEN AND EXCELLENT MANAGERS AND I DO APPRECIATE THE OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE WORKED IN THAT ENVIRONMENT.))
SUPER=01-Terry Roop/Martinsville Police Chief;
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City Manager Earl Reynolds says it will be hard to fill Roop's shoes.
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((EARL REYNOLDS/MARTINSVILLE CITY MANAGER: I'VE ASKED HIM IF HE HAD ANY BROTHERS. SO FAR, THERE IS NOT ANOTHER AND WE CAN'T HIRE ANOTHER TERRY ROOP. BUT WE KNOW THE PROCESS WILL TAKE US FOUR OR FIVE MONTHS. HOW WE GO ABOUT IT HAS YET TO BE DECIDED. ))
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Roop retires at the end of December.
He plans to remain in Martinsville with his family.
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2-scores


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In sports, St. Louis beat Atlanta last night.
The Rams now have the N-F-C West lead, a-half game ahead of San Francisco.
For that score and more, let's go to the scoreboards.
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SUPER=100-St. Louis/=21/Atlanta/=19;



SUPER=103-New Jersey/==4/Winnipeg/==1//Tampa Bay/==3/Montreal/==1;
SUPER=103-Chicago/==5/Pittsburgh/==1//St. Louis/==3/Dallas/==1;
SUPER=103-Boston/==6/San Jose/==6//Vancouver/==7/Los Angeles/==7;


Two-Larry


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WRITER=ldo
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(Live Interview)



SUPER=15-Larry Dowdy;
SUPER=06-New Castle;



SUPER=13-Diane Lee/Tourism Coordinator;



SUPER=13-Wanda Lee/Craig Co. Historical Society;



SUPER=06-New Castle;



(Toss to Melanie & Beth)


2HEADLINES


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Here's a look at today's top stories.
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VO-NAT


Two Blacksburg police officers are cleared of any wrong doing in the fatal shooting of a robbery suspect.
A state police investigation determined the officers were justified in shooting Berman Maurice Taylor who pointed a weapon at them.
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VO-NAT
ANCHOR=Beth


Two Republican bills aimed at erasing the deficit are now headed to the House floor.
Yesterday the Budget Committee approved the measures, which contain about two-thirds of the nearly 900- BILLION dollars in savings the G-O-P says are neededed to eliminate the deficit by 2002.
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VO-NAT
ANCHOR=Melanie


And a bizarre freeway accident takes the life of a teenager.
A tombstone tossed over the side of an overpass on interstate 75 in Kentuckty landed on a van the girl was riding in and killed her.
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And that's what's making news on this Friday the 13th, 19-95.
ANCHOR=Beth


News 7 Mornin will be right back.

Shooting


ANCHOR=Melanie
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TAPE#edit of 95-72
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Two Blacksburg police officers will NOT face criminal charges in the fatal shooting of a robbery suspect.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Floyd/Yesterday;


Special Prosecutor Gino Williams, Floyd County's Commonwealth's Attorney, reviewed a state police investigation.
He determined Officers James Keene and Timothy Wimmer were justified in shooting when Berman Maurice Taylor pointed a gun at them.
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/August 9;


That meant firing until Taylor hit the floor and the weapon, later found to be a B-B gun, dropped from his hand.
Of the 18 shots fired, 12 struck Taylor and one wounded Officer Michael Mickey.
Police hope the findings will put to rest criticisms the officers shot Taylor because he was black.
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TALENT=Melanie
SS=NONE


The F-B-I is still conducting a separate civil rights investigation.

newman


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=tha
TAPE#95-86
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The Halifax County Commonwealth's Attorney is vowing to RE- TRY Kevin Chase Newman, now that his murder trial has ended in a hung jury.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Halifax/Yesterday;


The 17- year- old is accused of killing Anthony Scott Whitlock during a drive by shooting in February at Westside trailer court.
Prosecutors told the jury they'd prove Newman was IN the car and PULLED the trigger.
Defense attorneys, however, argued Newman did NOT own the vehicle and the windows were tinted.
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The jury deliberated for about FIVE hours before the judge declared a mistrial.
Last month, Harry Traynham (TRAY-NUM) was convicted of first degree murder after a jury held him responsible for driving the car.

Overby


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Over in Montgomery County, investigators say Scotty Overby confessed to a crime that could bring him the death penalty.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Christiansburg/Yesterday;


Overby is accused of raping and murdering his wife, Sheila Ann Stafford, in August.
The two were separated, but Overby had invited Stafford to his trailer.
He told investigators he became angry when she said she was seeing another man and believed she was pregnant.
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((DEPUTY ANTHONY PRICE: HE STATED TO ME INITIALLY IN THE INTERVIEW THAT THAT MADE HIM MAD, THAT HE THEN HIT, KICKED CHOKED AND STABBED THE VICTIM.))
SUPER=01-Dep. Anthony Price/Montgomery Co. Sheriffs Dept.;
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VO-NAT


Overby spent most of his preliminary hearing with his head down.
His lawyer says his client can't explain what he did.
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IN Q=You've got a 27- year

((JIMMY TURK/OVERBY'S ATTORNEY: YOU'VE GOT A 27- YEAR- OLD YOUNG MAN, NO CRIMINAL HISTORY OF ANY SIGNIFICANCE AT ALL, NEVER HAD ANY SIGNS OF ASSAULTING ANYONE IN THE PAST, NO VIOLENT CRIMINAL HISTORY, DOESN'T MAKE ANY SENSE.))
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ANCHOR=Melanie
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Judge Pat Graybeal certified the charges to the grand jury that meets later this month.

winn-dixie


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TAPE#95-84
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Attorneys for a teen charged with robbing and killing a grocery store manager will have to try their case in Danville.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville/File Tape;


Michael White was in court yesterday with his attorneys arguing for a change of venue.
White is charged with killing Oliver Everett, Junior during a robbery at the Danville Winn Dixie in June of '94.
White's attorneys had argued their client would not get a fair trial because of pre-trial publicity and the case's impact on the community.
Circuit Judge James Ingram denied the request saying the majority of the media coverage happened when the crime occurred more than a year ago.
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Also in Danville, police are piecing together what happened before a teenager was fatally shot...

Danville-Shooting


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TAPE# 95-87
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...they say 14-year-old Kevin Warren was SHOT while PLAYING with a gun with another juvenile.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville/Wednesday;


The incident happened Wednesday morning at 4-50 Henry Street.
Police say 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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School-Shootout


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=bmy
TAPE# 04na 21
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A suspended South Carolina high school student killed himself after he alledgely went on a shooting spree in his school yesterday morning.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blackville, SC/Yesterday;


Police say 16-year-old Toby R. Sin-cino came to school armed with a handgun and shot a teacher in the FACE. Then, he went to a teacher's workroom where ANOTHER teacher collapsed and died.
It was NOT clear if she had been shot, but an initial examination did not reveal any wounds on her body.
Sin-cino then tried to get into the school's office before he shot and killed himself.
The wounded teacher was in serious but stable condition at a local hospital.
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wipe-wipe-wipe


Tombstone-Death


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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Mount Vernon, KY;


A tombstone tossed over the side of an overpass killed a teenager as she was riding in a van along the freeway.
It happended yesterday morning on Interstate 75 outside of Lexington, Kentucky.
The tombstone landed on the van in which the girl was riding.
She died later of injuries she suffered when the stone hit the vehicle.
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3-Sports


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WRITER=cro
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Time now for sports.
This morning Mike Stevens has everything from local girls basketball, to what's happening in high school football.
Good morning.
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$CCOFF


Three-Larry


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WRITER=ldo
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(Live Interview)



SUPER=15-Larry Dowdy;
SUPER=06-New Castle;



SUPER=13-Marshall Reynolds/Antique Car Owner;



SUPER=13-Billy Carper/Antique Car Owner;



SUPER=06-New Castle;



(Toss to bump)


Nobel-Prize


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
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This year's Nobel Peace Prize was awarded just moments ago.
Joseph Rotblat and Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs won for their efforts to rid the world of nuclear weapons.
Others seen as top contenders for the prize were the men behind the Northern Ireland peace process, and former President Jimmy Carter for his globe-trotting mediation.

Medicare


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=washington dc


House Republican leaders are moving their budget-balancing package a step CLOSER to completion.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC;


Yesterday, the Budget Committee approved a PAIR of bills containing about two-thirds of the 900- BILLION dollars in savings the G-O-P says IS needed to wipe out the deficit by the year 2- thousand- and- two.
The White House has threatened to veto the Republican plan which carves into Medicare, Medicaid and other domestic programs.
But House Speaker Newt Gingrich says President Clinton has NOT studied the G-O-P proposal closely enough.
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SOT
IN Q=we're offering greater

((NEWT GINGRICH/HOUSE SPEAKER; WE'RE OFFERING GREATER OPPORTUNITY FOR DOCTORS AND HOSPITALS AND HMO'S TO PROVIDE GOOD HEALTH CARE. WE'RE DOING IT IN A WAY THAT PROTECTS SENIORS FROM BEING EXPLOITED. ))
SUPER=01-Newt Gingrich/House Speaker;
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OUT Q=being exploited.
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VO-NAT


Democrats say the Republican plan is a continuous attack on the POOR to benefit the RICH.
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And before President Clinton prepares for the ritual battle over the budget, he's traveling to Virginia.

Clinton


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TAPE# none
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Mr. Clinton will visit Williamsburg for a few hours today to speak to the Business Council ... a group of one-hundred leaders of the nation's largest companies.
The president is scheduled to give a seven-15 p-m speech to the council's annual meeting at the Williamsburg Lodge Conference Center.

Bus-Tour


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TAPE#95-77
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Republican candidates in central Virginia are getting some high-profile campaign help this week.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Amherst/Yesterday;


Former Reagan budget director Jim Miller and other state G-O-P leaders are cruising from Farmville to Harrisonburg on the GOP Victory Bus.
At each stop, they spend a little time campaigning for local candidates like Vance Wilkins.
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SOT 4:10:20
IN Q=We have done

((JIM MILLER/REAGAN BUDGET DIRECTOR: WE HAVE DONE THIS BUS TOUR FOR MANY YEARS. I HAVE BEEN ON A BUS TOUR SINCE 1989, I GUESS AND WE HAVE A GREAT DEAL OF FUN DOING IT AND ENCOURAGING CANDIDATES AND CANDIDATES MEET US AND THERE'S A GREAT DEAL OF ENTHUSIASM SHOWN FOR THE TICKET THIS TIME, AND I THINK WE'RE GOING TO WIN.))
SUPER=01-Jim Miller/Reagan Budget Director; :00
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OUT Q=we're going to win.
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VO-NAT


Also yesterday, the Lynchburg Fraternal Order of Police handed out its endorsements for the coming election.
Republicans Steve Newman and Preston Bryant got the nod after a debate with their Democratic opponents Wednesday night.
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SOT 15:34:17
IN Q=The members of

((WALLY LANE/LYNCHBURG FOP PRESIDENT: THE MEMBERS OF THIS PARTICULAR ORGANIZATION FEEL THAT THE CANDIDATES THAT WE'VE ENDORSED WOULD BE THE STRONGEST CANDIDATES TO SUPPORT THOSE ITEMS DEALING WITH CRIME AND LEGISLATIVE ISSUES.))
SUPER=01-Wally Lane/Lynchburg FOP President; :00
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OUT Q=and law enforcement issues.
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VO-NAT


Newman and Bryant say the F-O-P endorsement is the highest honor they could receive.
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Meantime, Virginia's top two elected officials have waded into the fray over Nazi references in two General Assembly races.

Nazi-Remarks


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Comparisons between Virginia Democrats and the Third Reich this week were TOO much for Lieutenant Governor Don Beyer.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Beyer wrote Governor George Allen a letter, asking him to CONDEMN the references from Blacksburg candidate Pat Cupp and Winchester Senator Russ Potts. BOTH are Republicans.
Allen says the candidates were just "frustrated."
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: SOMETIMES FOLKS LOSE THEIR HEAD IN THE MIDST OF BATTLE.))
SOT 12:32:34

((LT. GOV. DON BEYER: CAMPAIGNS ARE ROUGH AND TUMBLE. NO ONE MINDS A SPIRITED CAMPAIGN. AND SOMETIMES STUPID THINGS WILL BE SAID. BUT IT'S IMPORTANT TO CALL PEOPLE ON IT WHEN THEY DO SAY THEM.))
SUPER=@Allen; :00
SUPER=@Beyer; :05
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OUT Q=do say them.
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VO-NAT


The Governor says Beyer is being "selectively indignant."
He remembers criticism he got from the Virginia N-double-A-C-P over abolishing parole.
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SOT 11:06:40 TAPE 1
IN Q=I don't care

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: I DON'T CARE TO REPEAT THEIR CHARGES, BUT THEY WERE SAYING THIS IS LIKE ETHNIC CLEANSING AND COMPARING ME TO HITLER. HECK MY GRANDFATHER WAS JAILED BY THE NAZIS. MY MOTHER WAS FRENCH AND HE WAS IN THE RESISTANCE. SO AS FAR AS I'M CONCERNED, ANY REFERENCES TO NAZIS, I DON'T THINK MUCH AT ALL OF NAZIS.))
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OUT Q=at all of Nazis.
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Pat Cupp has apologized for his remarks about Nazis taking away gun owners' rights.
Yesterday, Democratic Senator Madison Marye BLASTED Cupp and defended his OWN record on gun ownership.
Marye says... for Cupp to recall the "horror" of the Holocaust "in order to take a cheap shot at his opponent is rep-rehensible."

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In sports, St. Louis claims the N-F-C West lead after beating Atlanta last night.
For that score and more, let's go to the scoreboards.
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SUPER=103-New Jersey/==4/Winnipeg/==1//Tampa Bay/==3/Montreal/==1;

SUPER=103-Boston/==6/San Jose/==6//Vancouver/==7/Los Angeles/==7; SUPER=103-Chicago/==5/Pittsburgh/==1//St. Louis/==3/Dallas/==1;