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HEADLINES

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Roanoke police investigate an apparent murder suicide.
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And man responsible for the most brutal crime in the town of Saltville is put to death. wx-head
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Shooting


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A woman who complained her boyfriend stalked her is now dead- apparently murdered in Roanoke County.
Her boyfriend- is also dead- It appears a case of murder suicide.
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Police were alerted to Hanover Avenue in Roanoke last night- when a man apparently told a family member he killed his girlfriend.
When police arrived, they found 26- year- old Larry William Mack had shot himself in the backyard of 407 Hanover- He later died at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
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Police then searched the area of Roanoke County- where Mack apparently told the family member he had committed the murder.
That's where police found the body of the woman- in shrubbery at a construction site near Valley Pointe Park.
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((LT. T.W HAYNES/ROANOKE CO. POLICE: A SUBSEQUENT BODY WAS LOCATED IN A FIELD AT THAT AREA. AT THIS POINT WE BELIEVE WE'RE INVESTIGATING A HOMICIDE- SUICIDE.))
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It was just this past weekend that Mack was arrested for allegedly stalking his girlfriend-
He was also charged with firing shots in an occupied car.

Herndon


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And there was a murder in Buckingham County.
70-year-old Joan Herndon was killed in an apparent robbery of her convenince store.
Police got the call yesterday and are investigating.

Davidson


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38- year- old Mickey Wayne Davidson was executed last night for the murders of his wife and two stepdaughters in 19-90.
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Davidson said he wanted to go QUIETLY but a group of anti- death penalty attorneys fought a LAST day fight.
That did delay the execution as the Supreme Court decided IF he was mentally incompetent.
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((WAYNE BROWN/GREENSVILLE CORRECTIONAL CENTER: DEATH WAS PRONOUNCED BY ATTENDING PHYSICIAN AT 9:41PM. tHERE WERE NO COMPLICATIONS. WITNESS: MOMENTS AFTER THEY BEGAN ADMINISTERING THE POISON HIS EYES CLOSED. ))
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VO-NAT


Davidson bludgeoned his victims to death with a crow bar five years ago.
Witnesses say he was frustrated by the last minute legal wrangling.
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Davidson purchased a cemetary plot next to his victims.
The victims' family is considering moving the headstones.

prison-riot


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And it was a busy night at a federal prison outside Talladega, Alabama, where inmates staged a riot.
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Several fires broke out, wiping out power in part of the complex.
Negotiators were there and buses were brought in to ship many of the inmates out of the complex.
Several prison workers were injured in the riot.
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Bumpers


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Here in Virginia, the Parole Board is considering delaying the mandatory release of an inmate.
Braxton Bumpers is accused of using Department of Corrections employees to run errands and make business deals for him.
The board is considering deferring Bumpers' scheduled release Monday from the Powhatan Correctional Center to await the results of a state police investigation.
Under state law -- the board can defer the release date of inmates by up to six months if it finds that freeing them poses a danger.
Board officials hope to have a decision on Bumper's release today.

1-Sports


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Time now for sports and a look at local girls hoop action.
Roy Stanley has the details.
Good morning.
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1-Weather


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BETH AT CHROMAKEY
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CK
(RNKE TODAY/TONIGHT/TOMORROW)

TAKE ESS FULL
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One-Larry


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(Roll cue:) Where to go and what to see? You'll find those answers in the

Insiders' Guide to Virginia's Blue Ridge.
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MEDICARE


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President Clinton is renewing his vow to VETO the Republican Medicare plan.
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Yesterday the House approved the G-O-P overhaul that would trim 270- BILLION dollars from the program over a SEVEN-year peroid.
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((NEWT GINGRICH/SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE- THIS A VERY, VERY GREAT VICTORY...I'VE NEVER BEEN PROUDER. ))
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During a day of raucous debate Democrats charged the Republican plan was a way to pay for a tax hike for the rich.
One member of the opposition noted that the 231- to- 201 vote may NOT provide Republicans with enough clout to override a Presidental veto.
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The League of Older Americans is NOT happy with the G-O-P Medicare plan.

Local-Medicare


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In Roanoke, Executive Director Susan Williams says there will be higher premiums for older folks unless they agree to join H-M-O's.
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The problem with that, she says, is that managed care is still new, and still has plenty of wrinkles.
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Williams is even more concerned about proposed cuts to MEDICAID.
She says medicaid reimbursements are the bread and butter for many in the nursing home industry.
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((SUSAN WILLIAMS/LEAGUE OF OLDER AMERICANS:EVEN MORE SERIOUS THAT ARE THE ELIMINATION OF PROTECTIONS THAT CAME WITHIN THE NURSING HOME REFORM ACT OF 1987. SO THAT THE NURSING HOMES WILL BE ABLE TO USE CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL RESTRAINTS, THERE WILL BE VOLUNTARY DISCHARGES, THERE WILL BE PEOPLE THAT WILL BE TURNED AWAY WITH EARLY DISCHARGE BECAUSE THEY WON'T GET THE REIMBURSEMENT. ))
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Williams says that the challenge of providing care for the aging is only going to increase-- as the baby boomers age.

Buyouts


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For the SECOND time in a month, Norfolk Southern is making voluntary retirement offers to its workers.
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The FIRST one was system wide, with about 100 Roanoke workers eligible.
The latest plan is targeted for about 450 clerks- all at the rail giant's Roanoke offices.
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N-S is making the offer because it now has computers to do the work that used to require more people.
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Target


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Target Stores will open an 85-MILLION dollar distribution center in Augusta County.
It will be Target's LARGEST U-S distribution center, and will serve DOZENS of new stores planned for the region during the next TWO years.
Company and state officials said yesterday the distribution center will create 500 jobs when it begins serving 40 stores in 19-97.

2-scores


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In sports, Cincinnati ended a four-game losing streak with a win over Pittsburgh.
Let's take a look at the scoreboards.
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Two-Larry


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(Roll cue:) The Manor at Taylor's Store is not JUST a Bed & Breakfast, but

they also offer healthy gourmet breakfasts.
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2HEADLINES


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Here's a look at today's top stories.
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A man arrested for stalking his girlfriend last week comitted suicide last night after reportedly killing the woman.
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A death row inmate is executed for the 19-90 murder of his family.
Officials in Saltville, where the murders were committed, called it the area's most brutal crime.
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VO-NAT
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And a disaster is averted in Canada.
A plane slid off a runway and onto a field while trying to take off, forcing all 256 passengers to evacuate.
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And that's what's making news on this Friday, October 20th.
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Stick around, News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

Murder-Suicide


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A woman who complained her boyfriend stalked her was shot and killed in Roanoke County.
Her boyfriend is also dead.
Police say it appears to be a case of murder suicide.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Night;


Police were alerted to Hanover Avenue in Roanoke last night- when a man apparently told a family member he killed his girlfriend.
When police arrived at 407 Hanover, they found 26- year- old Larry William Mack with a self inflicted gunshot wound.
He later died at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Last Night;


Police then searched the Valley Point Park area of Roanoke County- where Mack reportedly committed the murder.
Police found the body of the woman in shrubbery at a construction site near the industrial park.
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((LT. T.W HAYNES/ROANOKE CO. POLICE: AT THIS POINT WE BELIEVE WE'RE INVESTIGATING A HOMICIDE SUICIDE WHERE THE PERPETRATOR OF THE HOMICIDE SHOT HIMSELF IN THE CITY. THE CASE FROM OUR POINT IS BEING INVESTIGATED AS A HOMICIDE. THE SUICIDE OCCURED IN THE CITY SO THEY'RE INVESTIGATING THAT ASPECT OF IT.))
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Last weekend Mack was arrested for allegedly stalking his girlfriend-
He was also charged with firing shots in an occupied car.

MICKEY-Davidson


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38- year- old Mickey Wayne Davidson was executed last night for bludgeoning his wife and stepdaughters to death in 19-90.
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Davidson said he wanted to go quietly but a group of anti-death penalty attorneys fought a last day fight.
That delayed the execution as the Supreme Court decided if he was mentally incompetent.
He died by lethal injection and was was prounced dead at 9:41 with no complications.
Davidson purchased a cemetary plot next to his victims.
The victims' family is considering moving the headstones.
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The issue of the death penalty is now at the center of the Oklahoma City bombing case...

Oklahoma


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Attorney General Janet Reno says prosecutors CAN seek capital punishment for BOTH defendants.
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Terry Nichols and Timothy McVeigh face federal murder and conspiracy charges in the April 19th bombing that killed 169 and injured 500 people.
McVeigh's attorney vows to attack the decision.
He says Reno had made up her mind BEFORE a departmental hearing on the issue.
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Sri-Lanka


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Guerrillas battling in the capital of Sri Lanka set off a STRING of explosions in TWO key oil depots overnight.
At least 14 people died in the fight between attackers and authorities.
The pre-dawn blasts set oil storage tanks ablaze, shrouding the city in black plumes of smoke and prompted thousands of panicked people to flee the capital's suburbs.
Ta-meel rebels have been fighting for a homeland in Sri Lanka for a dozen years.
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Truck-Ax


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Police have released the names of the two children killed when the car they were in collided with a dump truck in Danville.
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It happened yesterday afternoon.
Police say Norma Jean Daniels pulled out into the path of a dump truck travelling north on Route 265.
Twelve- year old Jami Renee Earles and 10- year old James Mark Earles were killed in the accident.
Another passenger in the car, four- year- old Santiago Millner is in stable condition.
Daniels is also in stable condition.
The driver of the dump truck, Earl Watson Cobbs, was treated at the scene for minor injuries.
The investigation is continuing.
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JET-AX


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A Canadian airlines D-C Ten slid off a runway at Vancouver international airport in British Columbia last night.
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Pilots on board noticed a problem with the plane's landing gear and aborted take-off, sending the airliner off the end of the runway and onto a field.
All 256 passengers were forced to evacuate.
Five of the passengers and a ground worker were treated for minor injuries.
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Columbia


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SUPER=03-Kennedy Space Center;


NASA will try again to get Columbia off the ground.
But this morning's scheduled shuttle lift off could be delayed yet again because of bad weather.
The science mission has already been delayed six times over the past three weeks.
A seventh scrub would break a NASA record, set by Columbia in 19-86.
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3-Sports


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It's time again for Friday Football Extra.
Roy Stanley takes a look at tonight's schedule.
Good morning.
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Birthdays
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Three-Larry


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(ROLL COLD OUT OF BIRTHDAYS)
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Execution


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Mickey Wayne Davidson said he was ready to die for murdering his wife and two stepdaughters in 19-90.
He was executed last night by lethal injection.
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VO-NAT
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Davidson said he wanted to go quietly but a group of anti death penalty attorneys fought a last day fight.
That did delay the execution as the Supreme Court decided if he was mentally incompetent.
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((WAYNE BROWN/GREENSVILLE CORRECTIONAL CENTER: DEATH WAS PRONOUNCED BY ATTENDING PHYSICIAN AT 9:41PM. tHERE WERE NO COMPLICATIONS. WITNESS: MOMENTS AFTER THEY BEGAN ADMINISTERING THE POISON HIS EYES CLOSED. ))
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Davidson blungeodoned his victims to death with a crow bar five years ago.
Witnesses say he was frustrated by the last minute legal wrangling.
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Davidson purchased a cemetary plot next to his victims.
The victims' family is considering moving the headstones.

Hanover-Shooting


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Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide in the Roanoke Valley.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Night;


Police were called to Hanover Avenue in Roanoke last night- when a man apparently told a family member he killed his girlfriend.
When police arrived, they found 26- year- old Larry William Mack had shot himself in the backyard of 407 Hanover- He died at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co/Last Night;


Police then searched the area of Roanoke County- where Mack apparently told the family member he had committed the murder.
That's where police found the body of the woman- in shrubbery at a construction site near Valley Pointe Park.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=none


It was just this past weekend that Mack was arrested for allegedly stalking his girlfriend-
He was also charged with firing shots in an occupied car.

Dump-Truck


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Police in Danville are investigating an accident that killed two children.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville/Yesterday;


It happened yesterday afternoon.
Police say Norma Jean Daniels pulled out into the path of a dump truck travelling north on Route 265.
Twelve- year old Jami Renee Earles and 10- year old James Mark Earles were killed in the accident.
Another passenger in the car, four- year- old Santiago Millner is in stable condition.
Daniels is also in stable condition.
The driver of the dump truck, Earl Watson Cobbs, was treated at the scene for minor injuries.
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Boty-Sheriff


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The Botetourt County sheriff says he's in shock over a recent letter he received through the mail.
And now he can't believe the rumors he's hearing.
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SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


A few days ago Reed Kelly got a letter from county jail inmate Jason Joseph Jones.
In the note, Jones describes in graphic detail how he plans to murder the sheriff's entire family, and then destroy his home.
Jones' mother alleges that Kelly then went to the jail, pulled her son out of his cell, and choked him.
The sheriff admits he went to the jail, but says he never used unnecessary force on Jones.
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((SHERIFF REED KELLY/BOTETOURT COUNTY: THAT'S RIDICULOUS. I DIDN'T TOUCH HIM OTHER THEN TO TAKE HIM OUT OF THE BLOCK. I CERTAINLY DIDN'T BEAT HIM. I DIDN'T BEAT HIM. I DIDN'T CHOKE HIM. I DIDN'T DO ANYTHING OF THE SORT. ))
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Jones is currently serving time for a burglary conviction and Kelly says he's not sure when he'll be released.
The inmate's mother says her son plans to file charges against the sheriff.
Meanwhile, Jones has picked up a new felony charge-- sending a threatening letter through the mail.
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Inmate


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An inmate who filed a federal lawsuit against the Washington County sheriff claiming he was NOT allowed to practice Satanism while in jail has had a change of heart.
Mark Leonard says he will try to change his religious ways.
The conversion of the 29-year-old inmate from Bristol, Tennessee, may be due to his family's reaction when they read news accounts of his lawsuit and religion.
Leonard says his mother was NOT aware of his desire to worship the devil, and his family was upset when they heard about his Satanism.
Leonard is being held on charges of breaking into nine churches and stealing household appliances, electronics and lawn equipment.

4-scores


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In the N-F-L, Cincinnati wins one over Pittsburgh and ends a four-game losing streak.
Let's take a look at the scoreboards.
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