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A roadblock by the family of two recent accident victims prompts arrests in Danville.
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And a malfunctioning traffic light may be to blame for yesterday's deadly train- bus collision in Illinois. wx-head
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DANVILLE-AX


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Members of a Danville family were arrested last night after they blocked the intersection where 12- year old Jami Renee Earles and her 10- year old brother James were killed last week.
Teresa Hamilton was there.
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((TAMMY MUSTAIN/CHILDREN'S MOTHER: TWO LIVES HAVE BEEN TAKEN. THIS IS EXTREME? THIS IS NOT EXTREME, THIS IS A START.))
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((Tammy Mustain has turned the loss of her two children into a mission.
She met with officials from the Virginia Department of Transportation Wednesday morning.
But when Traffic Engineer R. B. Moore could not promise a bridge over the intersection the family took matters into their own hands.
Using their own vehicles, they blocked the intersection of Elizabeth Street and Route 265.
The children's grandfather was the first to be arrested.
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((ROBERT JONES/CHILDREN'S GRANDFATHER: UNTIL THEY DO SOMETHING, IT'S GOING TO HAPPEN AGAIN. Q: SO, YOU'RE WILLING TO GO TO JAIL TO GET THAT MESSAGE OUT? A: YES. ))
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Jones' son was also arrested for impeding traffic.
Danville police asked the family several times to leave.
Then the children's step-father was the third to be arrested.
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((Q: THIS IS AN AWFULLY DESPERATE MEASURE? POLICE OFFICER: NO, NO. RAYMOND MUSTAIN/CHILDREN'S STEP-FATHER: SHE CAN INTERVIEW ME. SHE HAS FREEDOM OF THE PRESS. REPORTER: I CAN INTERVIEW HIM. TELL US WHY YOU FEEL THIS IS NECESSARY? RAYMOND MUSTAIN/CHILDREN'S STEP-FATHER: BECAUSE THE CITY WANTS TO COVER IT UP THAT'S WHY. Q: IF THERE'S ONE THING YOU WANT THE PUBLIC TO KNOW, WHAT WOULD THAT BE? RAYMOND MUSTAIN/CHILDREN'S STEP-FATHER: DON'T COME UP THIS HIGHWAY, ITS A DANGEROUS HIGHWAY, THE CITY IS COVERING IT UP. ME AND THEIR GRANDFATHER TOOK A STAND BECAUSE THE CITY AIN'T DOING NOTHING BUT SITTING ON THEIR BUTTS.))
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All three family members were released from police custody.
A fund has been set up at all branches of People's Bank in Danville to pay for the children's funeral expenses.
Teresa Hamilton, News 7, Danville.))
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And questions are being asked about a deadly traffic accident involving children near Chicago...

Bus-ax


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Federal investigators are looking into reports a malfunctioning traffic light MAY have led to the crash of a commuter train and a school bus.
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FIVE high school students DIED and 30 others were hurt in the accident yesterday.
Eleven people remain hospitalized, six in critical condition.
An official with the National Transportation Safety Board says signal problems had been reported at the railroad crossing over the last few days.
SUPER=03-Cary, IL;


Many friends and family members attended a memorial for the victims last night.
The small brick church held only a few hundred people; many others were forced to cluster on the stairs and peer through windows as hymns were sung.
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Tench


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The law allowing police to sieze the licenses of SUSPECTED drunk drivers has been UPHELD by the Virginia Court of Appeals.
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The controversial law has been an enforcement HEADACHE for police officers, judges, and prosecutors since it took effect in January.
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David Tench-- a Henrico County driver gave the law its FIRST appeals court test.
Tench's attorney argued the seven- day license seizure was double jeopardy, punishing the driver twice for the same crime.
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The Appeals Court says NO--
Suspending a drunk driver's license for seven days is NOT a punishment, but a way of getting him OFF the highway for a week.
No word yet if Tench will appeal to the Virginia Supreme Court.

Oven-Baby


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In Ohio, a woman walked into a school cafeteria yesterday and allegedly stuffed her little girl into a hot oven.
The two-year-old is in fair condition this morning at a hospital in Columbus.
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School employees say the woman just walked in and put the girl into an oven that was set at 425-degrees.
She suffered burns over most of her body.
The mother faces assault and child endangerment charges at her arraignment later this morning.
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Stokes


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In Salem, a former girl scout troop leader is caught with her hand in the cookie jar.
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Catrice Stokes-Goode pleaded no contest to embezzlement in Salem Circuit Court.
A few months ago she admitted to police that she stole close to 25-hundred dollars in cookie money.
She says the majority of the cash was spent at fast- food restaurants and night clubs.
Stokes-Goode told the court she had every intention of repaying the money, but wasn't able to after she lost her job.
Then she apologized to her scouts.
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((CATRICE STOKES-GOODE/TO MY GIRL SCOUTS? TO MY GIRL SCOUTS I WOULD SAY I WAS SORRY. ))
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Stokes-Goode could receive up to 20 years behind bars for stealing the money when she is sentenced January 18th.

1-Sports


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Atlanta owns a three-games-to-one World Series lead after its win over Cleveland.
Mike Stevens has the details in sports.
Good morning Mike.
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One-Larry


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2-weather


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BUDGET


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President Clinton is promising to VETO G-O-P budget-balancing legislation, saying he WILL NOT let the ``future of this country be held hostage.''
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The President accuses Republicans of being irresponsible in threatening an unprecedented default on the national debt, unless he accepts their approach to achieving a balanced budget by 2002.
He says he'll veto the measure unless cuts in Medicare, Medicaid, education and the environment are eased.
The House is poised to approve its plan today.
The Senate seems likely to O-K similar legislation tomorrow.
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Smithfield-Foods


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Smithfield foods contributed 100-thousand dollars to George Allen's campaign, but NOW the contributions are a STICKY issue for the Governor.
The Washington Post reported the meat processor made the donations at the SAME time it was FINED by the state for pollution violations.
Now, the state's TOP Democrat is calling on the Governor to RETURN the money.
Lieutenant Governor Don Beyer says Allen criticized Mary Sue Terry in 19-93 for accepting 500- dollars from an investor in the pollution- plagued Kim-Stan landfill she prosecuted as Attorney General.
A spokesman for the Governor says he would NOT return the contributions.
He says the Governor's office had NO participation in the state's investigation of Smithfield.

Debate


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A debate between long time Democratic incumbent Dick Cranwell and Republican challenger Trixie Averill took center stage last night.
More money for education versus more money for prisons drew lots of attention from the two.
Averill says money is needed in both areas and there's a way to do that.
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((TRIXIE AVERILL/R- HOUSE OF DELEGATES CANDIDATE: AS FAR AS BUILDING PRISONS, RIGHT NOW, WE ARE FACING A SHORTFALL OF 8,700 BEDS THAT HAVE BEEN AUTHORIZED, AND THAT ARE NEEDED. ))
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Cranwell says prisons should not be the priority right now.
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((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D- VINTON: WE FIND NOW ON ACTUAL DATA THAT WE'RE GOING TO NEED FOUR THOUSAND LESS BEDS IN OUR PRISON SYSTEM THE FIRST YEAR OF THE NEXT BIENNIUM THAN WE ASSUMED WE'RE GOING TO. ))
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The candidates also discussed the Motor Voter Bill, B-POL taxes and job creation.
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Besides a host of political offices to fill, voters over in Bedford County will also have to decide on consolidation when they head to the polls next month.

Bedford-Merger


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Bedford City and County are considering a merger that would protect the county from annexation at the hands of Lynchburg.
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SUPER=03-Moneta/Last Night;


It's been a HOT issue for more than a year, but just a handful of people turned out for an informational forum in Moneta last night.
Government officials answered residents' questions about the proposed merger.
They say IF it does happen, most people WILL NOT notice the difference.
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((BILL ROLFE/BEDFORD CO. ADMINISTRATOR: WE SAID THE OTHER DAY THAT THE AVERAGE CITIZEN, THE ONLY CHANGE THEY WERE GOING TO NOTICE WAS THE LETTERHEAD ON THE STATIONERY AND THAT'S ALL THEY WOULD SEE, AND I THINK THAT'S PRETTY MUCH TRUE.))
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Some Smith Mountain Lake residents spoke out against consolidation.
They say it would prevent their community from ever becoming its own incorporated town.
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Bypass


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It's still a couple of years away-- but the plan to improve travel along Route 460 in Montgomery County is moving into high gear.
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SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Yesterday;


The Virginia Department of Transportation gave the public a chance to look over the two- phased project.
It will create a three- mile bypass between Blacksburg and Christiansburg-- and a one- mile extension to a new interchange with Interstate 81.
The 135- million- dollar plan is designed to ease traffic congestion-- as well as to promote economic development.
But there's some opposition among residents who will be displaced by the project.
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((DAN BRUGH/VA DEPT. OF TRANSPORTATION: WE CERTAINLY ADDED SOME ADDITIONAL PROPERTIES THAT WERE NOT THERE TWO YEARS AGO THAT WE WERE GOING TO AFFECT. CERTAINLY, THIS IS NEW TO THEM AND THEY DO HAVE SOME CONCERNS, AND WE HOPE WE CAN ADDRESS THOSE TO MINIMIZE THE IMPACT. ))
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But while they're not thrilled about having to move-- some residents say the road is necessary.
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((DOROTHY SNIDER/CHRISTIANSBURG RESIDENT: I THINK THE ROAD IS REALLY A GOOD THING TO HAVE BECAUSE WE'RE GOING TO HAVE A LOT OF TRAFFIC OUT THERE LATER ON IN YEARS. ))
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V-Dot expects to start building the new highway in 19-98-- at the earliest.
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2-scores


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The road to the World Series crown is a bumpy one for Cleveland.
The Indians lost to the Braves 5-to-2 last night.
Atlanta is now ahead three games to one.
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Now for the latest from the N-H-L, let's go to the scoreboards.
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SUPER=103-Montreal/==7/Florida/==2//Philadelphia/==3/NY Islanders/==1;
SUPER=103-Colorado/==3/Calgary/==2//Winnipeg/==6/San Jose/==1;


Two-Larry


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SUPER=15-Larry Dowdy;



(Roll cue:) Here's Anna Wentworth with this week's movie review.
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((Anna Wentworth/Arts Reviewer: The opulent settings used in "Jade"--the lairs of the rich and famous--can't camouflage the shallow superficiality of its characters. ((JADE/PARAMOUNT: KYLE MEDFORD IS DEAD. WHAT? OH MY GOD. I JUST SAW HIM TODAY. YOU DID?))
There is no one among these self absorbed, sex and power obsessed ciphers to care about in the least.
Linda Fiorentino is the mystery woman who has secrets from Corelli and from her powerful husband, Attorney Matt Galvin played by Chazz Palmientari.
David Caruso-looking more scarecrowlike than ever--is David Corelli, an Assistant D.A. for the city of San Francisco, who is investigating the murder.
The governor-played by Richard Krenna-is running a corrupt outfit and Caruso is caught in the cover-up.
Sexual perversion, blackmail, prostitution, governmental cover ups and all the usual paraphernalia come into the mix, including one of the most ludicrous car chases in film.
"Jade" gets a "D" for dud. The movie is a thoroughly pedestrian effort with a plot that makes very little sense.))
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Here's a look at today's top stories.
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Less than a week after a deadly auto accident that killed two grade schoolers, the children's relatives are arrested for blocking the intersection where the collision occurred.
They say it's a dangerous highway that needs improvements.
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Federal investigators are looking into whether a traffic light may have malfunctioned and caused yesterday's collision between a school bus and a commuter train in suburban Chicago.
The crash killed five teenagers.
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VO-NAT
ANCHOR=Melanie


And the world of tennis says goodbye to one of its own.
Bobby Riggs died yesterday. He was 77.
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And that's what's making news on this Thursday, October 26th.
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News 7 Mornin will continue. larry-Hello
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Henry-Murder


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Police in Henry County are investigating the murder of a 15-year-old Martinsville High School student.
The body of Lavina Scales was found on Route 679 in Bassett last night, after a motorist spotted the body over an embankment.
Police say she had been shot.
Scales had been reported as runaway, and was last seen by her family Monday afternoon.

AX-ARRESTS


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Police arrested three members of a Danville family after they blocked the intersection where two of their children were killed.
12- year old Jami Renee Earles and her 10- year old brother James died in a traffic accident there last week.
Teresa Hamilton has the story.
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((Tammy Mustain has turned the loss of her two children into a mission.
She met with officials from the Virginia Department of Transportation Wednesday morning.
But when Traffic Engineer R. B. Moore could not promise a bridge over the intersection the family took matters into their own hands.
Using their own vehicles, they blocked the intersection of Elizabeth Street and Route 265.
The children's grandfather was the first to be arrested.
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((ROBERT JONES/CHILDREN'S GRANDFATHER: UNTIL THEY DO SOMETHING, IT'S GOING TO HAPPEN AGAIN. Q: SO, YOU'RE WILLING TO GO TO JAIL TO GET THAT MESSAGE OUT? A: YES. ))
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Jones' son was also arrested for impeding traffic.
Danville police asked the family several times to leave.
Then the children's step-father was the third to be arrested.
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((Q: THIS IS AN AWFULLY DESPERATE MEASURE? POLICE OFFICER: NO, NO. RAYMOND MUSTAIN/CHILDREN'S STEP-FATHER: SHE CAN INTERVIEW ME. SHE HAS FREEDOM OF THE PRESS. REPORTER: I CAN INTERVIEW HIM. TELL US WHY YOU FEEL THIS IS NECESSARY? RAYMOND MUSTAIN/CHILDREN'S STEP-FATHER: BECAUSE THE CITY WANTS TO COVER IT UP THAT'S WHY. Q: IF THERE'S ONE THING YOU WANT THE PUBLIC TO KNOW, WHAT WOULD THAT BE? RAYMOND MUSTAIN/CHILDREN'S STEP-FATHER: DON'T COME UP THIS HIGHWAY, ITS A DANGEROUS HIGHWAY, THE CITY IS COVERING IT UP. ME AND THEIR GRANDFATHER TOOK A STAND BECAUSE THE CITY AIN'T DOING NOTHING BUT SITTING ON THEIR BUTTS.))
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All three family members were released from police custody.
A fund has been set up at all branches of People's Bank in Danville to pay for the children's funeral expenses.
Teresa Hamilton, News 7, Danville.))
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Meantime, federal investigators are looking into a fatal traffic accident involving teenagers near Chicago.

CHICAGO-AX


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They're checking out reports that a malfunctioning signal light MAY have caused yesterdays wreck between a school bus and a commuter train.
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SUPER=03-Fox River Grove, IL/Yesterday;


Five high school students died and 30 others were injured.
Witnesses say the bus was stopped for a red light, and was straddling the tracks when it was hit.
Many friends and family attended a memorial for the victims last night.
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Selena


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A Houston jury goes back to work this morning deciding the fate of Yolanda Saldivar.
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Prosecutors have asked the jury to give Saldivar a LIFE prison term for the murder of Tejano singing star Selena.
Defense attorneys urged probation.
Jurors discussed the case for nearly five and a-half hours before recessing for the day.
The jury convicted the former Selena business aide of murder on Monday.
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WIPE/WIPE/WIPE

Lippard


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SUPER=03-Lewisburg, WV/January 4;


A former Virginia beauty queen is seeking to overturn her seven misdemeanor convictions in an attack on a romantic rival's family in West Virginia.
Twenty-four-year-old Tracy Lippard is in a West Virginia jail.
Her attorney filed an appeal yesterday with a West Virginia circuit court, contending Lippard did NOT receive a fair trial.
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WOLF-KILLING


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After deliberating for slightly over an hour a Billings, Montana jury has found a man guilty of killing an endangered grey wolf.
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The thrust of the government's case was that Chad McKittrick knowlingly and intentionally shot and killed one of the endangered grey wolves just released into Yellowstone Park last January.
McKittrick took the stand in his own defense, repeatedly telling the jury he mistook the animal for a dog, a claim that invited much septicism in the court.
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((IT LOOKED LIKE A WOLF TO ME. ))
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Several witnesses claimed McKittrick knew he was aiming at a wolf.
Prosecutors even showed jurors a t-shirt McKittrick wore during the local fourth of July parade, a t-shirt that said Northern Rockies wolf reduction program.
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Riggs


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Former top-ranked tennis player Bobby Riggs has died of cancer.
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Riggs was the number-one men's player in 19-39, winning both Wimbledon and the U-S Open.
He followed those grand-slam victories with a U-S Open title in 19-41.
Riggs may have gained his greatest fame by losing a ``Battle of the Sexes'' match against Billie Jean King at the Astrodome in 19-73.
Riggs was 77.
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3-Sports


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In other sports related news, Atlanta is just one victory away from winning the World Series.
Mike Stevens has the details.
Good morning Mike.
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Birthdays
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Three-Larry


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SUPER=15-Larry Dowdy;
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SUPER=13-Linda Craig/Update Uniforms;



SUPER=13-Beth Herrington/Update Uniforms;



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Murder


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Police in Henry County are investigating the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old Martinsville High School student.
The body of Lavina Scales was found on Route 679 in Bassett last night, after a motorist spotted the body over an embankment.
Scales had been reported as runaway, and was last seen by her family Monday afternoon.

Arrests


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The grandfather, uncle and stepfather of TWO children KILLED in a car wreck last week in Danville were arrested and jailed when they BLOCKED the intersection where the collision occurred.
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SUPER=03-Danville/Yesterday;


The family of 12-year-old Jami Earles and her ten-year-old brother -- James -- wants the intersection of Route 2-65 and Elizabeth Street changed to prevent more deaths.
The Elizabeth Street intersection is the only entrance to the bypass around Danville that does not have entrance ramps and an underpass.
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Drug-arrests


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TAPE#95-73
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For more than a year, Danville and State police have been on a crusade to get drugs OFF the streets.
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SUPER=03-Danville/Yesterday;


Yesterday, both agencies announced that warrants were issued for 85- people, as a result of an intensive investigation known as Operation Knockout.
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((NEAL MORRIS/DANVILLE POLICE CHIEF: WE ALWAYS SEE AN IMPROVEMENT WHEN WE HAVE A DRUG ROUNDUP LIKE THIS BUT UNFORTUNATELY THERE ARE PEOPLE WHO ARE JUST AS HAPPY THAT DEAL DRUGS WHEN WE MAKE THESE ARRESTS BECAUSE IT MAKES IT BETTER FOR THEM TO SELL THEIR PRODUCTS LATER ON AND SO WE HAVE TO KEEP A CONSTANT VIGIL GOING ON FOR THIS. ))
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Police say 10- of those charged were underage.
So far, 65- people have already been picked up.

Wythe-Prison


ANCHOR=Melanie
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WRITER=tal
TAPE#95-90
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Wythe County is still in the running for a privately- operated prison.
The state Department of Corrections has narrowed the finalists for a one thousand- bed, minimum- security facility from eight to three.
It includes Corrections Corporation of America,
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SUPER=03-Wythe Co./File Tape;

which has a site on farmland next to interstate 77 outside Wytheville.
The state rejected C-C-A's bid for a medium- security prison on the same site.
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Prison opponents hope the latest proposal will meet a similar fate.
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((FARRON SMITH/PRISON OPPONENT: BUT WE DON'T SEE HOW THEY COULD HAVE THE BEST BID ON A THOUSAND- BED IF THEY DIDN'T HAVE IT ON THE 15 HUNDRED- BED. ))
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RUNS=:08
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SS=none


The other finalists are Wackenhut Corrections and United States Corrections Corporation.
State officials expect to award a contract within a month.

Justice-House


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NEWSCAST=morn
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TAPE#95-89
GRAPHIC=none


In Roanoke, residents of Justice House are looking for a new home.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday;


Yesterday, Roanoke building inspectors condemned the facility and told everyone to move out as soon as possible.
Without electricity or water, the city's action came as no surprise to residents of the low- income apartment complex.
Still, there are some who refuse leave.
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((CONNIE RITTER/JUSTICE HOUSE RESIDENT: I'M STAYING HERE. I AIN'T LEAVING. IF THE COPS COME UP HERE, THEY'RE GOING TO HAVE TO HAUL ME OUT OF HERE AND PUT MY BUTT UNDER THE JAIL! I AM NOT LEAVING. ))
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OUT Q=I am not leaving.
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VO-NAT


But the majority of the residents ARE moving out.
They say they simply can't put their children in danger.
City officials say the building needs a number of repairs.
That coupled with the loss of utilities forced them to shut it down.
Roanoke Area Ministries says it will offer financial assistance to any Justice House resident.
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4-scores


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The Cleveland Indians have pulled off comebacks all season, but they'll need their greatest comeback to win the World Series.
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Atlanta took a 3-to-1 Series lead with a 5-to-2 win at last night.
They hope to nail down the Series tonight in Cleveland.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
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Now for the latest from the N-H-L, let's go to the scoreboards.
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SUPER=103-St. Louis/==4/Hartford/==2//Vancouver/==4/New Jersey/==2;

SUPER=103-Colorado/==3/Calgary/==2//Winnipeg/==6/San Jose/==1; SUPER=103-Montreal/==7/Florida/==2//Philadelphia/==3/NY Islanders/==1;