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HEADLINES

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The Senate votes today on the Republican plan that will radically change the way the government does business.
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And the H-I-V virus is passed by a bite in Florida. wx-shot
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live-head
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larry-Hello
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Henry-Murder


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Police in Henry County are still investigating the murder of a Martinsville teenager.
The body of 15-year old Lavina Scales was found near Route 679 Wednesday night.
Ron Jones reports that the young girl may have left behind some clues.
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(( Lavina Scales was a sophomore at Martinsville High School when she was gunned down on a remote road in Henry County Wednesday night.
Scales was last seen by her family Monday afternoon.
They say she is a loving teenager who will be missed.
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((MAJORIE CARTER/FAMILY MEMBER: IT REALLY SHOCKED ME BECAUSE I WOULD HAVE NEVER THOUGHT ANYTHING LIKE THAT WOULD HAPPEN. I WOULD HAVE NEVER THOUGHT IT. I STILL CAN'T BELIEVE IT. IT FEELS LIKE A DREAM. I STILL CAN'T BELIEVE IT.))
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((Police say Lavina Scales probably died without a struggle.
They say her killer shot her once in the head and she was either pushed or fell off this embankment.))
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Police are still investigating but admit they don't have many clues.
However some evidence may have located in her pockets.
Lavina's father says police found a list of names written on a piece of paper.
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IN Q=They told me

((JAMES VAUGHN/VICTIM'S FATHER: THEY TOLD ME THAT THERE WAS SOME NAMES THAT THEY KNEW OF. THEY SAY THAT THEY WEREN'T THE KIND OF PEOPLE THAT YOU WANT YOUR CHILDREN AROUND.))
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As the family and authorities continue to investigate why this happened, a sad footnote to this tragedy is that Lavina Scales won't be able to celebrate her 16th birthday next week.
Ron Jones, News Seven.))
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Meantime, the sentence finally came down in a high profile murder case...

Selena


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Yolanda Sal-divar's (Saldivar) attorney is promising to appeal the life sentence Sal-divar received yesterday for the murder of singing star Selena.
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The penalty means the 35-year-old woman will have to serve at least 30 years in prison before she is eligible for parole.
The jury deliberated for nine hours over two days before deciding on the life term.
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BUS-AX


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The driver of the school bus that was broadsided by a train in Illinois Wednesday told investigators she had no warning of the impending collison.
The woman said there was so much noise on the bus.. that she never heard the train, the train whistle, or warnings from students.
Two more of the students died yesterday, raising the total killed to seven.
The engineer on the train told investigators he saw the bus stop on the tracks.. blew his horn, and used an emergency brake.. but couldn't stop the train in time.
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Sharon-Bottoms


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The lesbian mother who lost a custody battle for her son has filed another petition in an effort to win him back.
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SUPER=@file;


Three courts have already ruled that Sharon Bottoms is an unfit mother and awarded custody of the child to his grandmother, Kay Bottoms.
Sharon Bottoms alleges her mother has denied her several visits with her son as ordered by the court.
The GRANDMOTHER'S lawyer says he'll file a petition today asking that all visitation be cut.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
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He says the mother violated the visitation agreement by taking Tyler to her apartment and letting him see her live- in girlfriend.
Sharon Bottoms denies that accusation.



Gene-Hoffman


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No one knows exactly where all the money went for some unfilled mail orders at Hill Brothers Shoe Company.
No one, except maybe Gene Hoffman.
The former Hill Brothers shoe company executive was sentenced yesterday for bilking the company's mail- order customers, but he's not talking.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday;


The sentencing hearing was overshadowed by word that Hoffman is now working as a corporate financial advisor and loan packager in Michigan, despite his convictions in Roanoke for bank fraud, money laundering and mail fraud.
Though he was ordered to serve 16 months in a federal prison, Hoffman will NOT have to start serving time until NEXT YEAR- -after his case is heard in BANKRUPTCY Court.
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1-Sports


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In sports, the Indians are still alive in the World Series.
Mike Stevens has the details.
Good morning Mike.
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One-Larry


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(Live Interview)



SUPER=15-Larry Dowdy;
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SUPER=13-Gene File/Crew President;



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Budget


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Now, it's up to the Senate, which votes today on a Republican plan to balance the budget by the year Two-thousand and two.
Running against the threat of a
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presidential veto, the House passed the bill yesterday.
It calls for tax cuts while slashing funds for medicare, welfare, education and agriculture.
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((REP. ELIOT ENGEL/D-NEW YORK; DID YOU KNOW THAT IN YOUR DISTRICT 19 THOUSAND, 170 WORKING FAMILIES WILL HAVE THEIR TAXES INCREASED BY THIS REPUBLICAN BILL?)) ((REP. DAVID DREIER/R-CALIFORNIA: MY FRIEND FROM TEXAS IN OPPOSING THE BILL IS OPPOSING TAX RELIEF TO TWO MILLION, 16 THOUSAND, 767 TEXANS.))
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Neither house appears to have the votes to override a veto...and -that- could force major bi-partisan changes next month.
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Smithfield


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Don't expect any changes in the way Governor Allen feels about Smithfield Foods.
He says it's a GOOD company and has created thousands of jobs in the Commonwealth.
The meat processor is being investigated by the state for missing documents that are related to its 23 pollution citations over the last year.
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The company's given George Allen and his "Campaign for Honest Change" political action committee 100- thousand dollars since 1993.
Democrats say it appears improper.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: WE HAVE ENFORCED THE LAW, AND THEY HAVE BEEN CITED ABOUT 23 TIMES AS I UNDERSTAND IT FOR VARIOUS VIOLATIONS. THAT IS UNFORTUNATE AS I UNDERSTAND, BUT NEVERTHELESS WE ARE GONNA ENFORCE THE LAW. BUT NEVERTHELESS, I DON'T THINK IT'S GOOD PUBLIC POLICY. AND I THINK IT'S DASTARDLY POLITICAL GIMMICKRY TO BE CHASTISING SUCH AN IMPORTANT COMPANY.)) ((GAIL NARDI/VA. DEMOCRATIC PARTY: WHEN SOMEONE IS THE FRONT PERSON FOR AN ORGANIZATION THAT BILLS ITSELF AS THE CAMPAIGN FOR HONEST CHANGE. AND THEN IT TAKES BIG TIME CHANGE IN A LESS THAN HONEST CIRCUMSTANCE, I WOULD SAY THAT WHAT THEY HAVE DONE SPEAKS FOR ITSELF, AND THEY'RE GOING TO HAVE TO ACCEPT THE CONSEQUENCES.))20
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Allen says he has NO plans to return the money to Smithfield.
Meantime, Smithfield is working to END its long history of water pollution problems.
It will REDUCE its pollution of the Pagan River this winter when a NEW sewer line connects its operations to a regional water treatment plant.
And Smithfield will completely STOP the discharge of wastewater into the river by late 19-96 when the treatment plant is expanded.

Tenure


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The state's education chief is recommending Virginia scrap its teacher-tenure system in favor of short-term contracts that would make teachers responsible for student success.
Under the current system, a teacher who passes a three-year probationary period is rehired each year.
But William Bosher wants to replace it with three- to five-year contracts tied to the academic achievement of students.

Guidance


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Meantime, the groups representing teachers, counselors and school boards in Virginia say it's time to adopt some regulations for guidance counseling.
And they suggest the State Board of Education is playing politics by delaying action.
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The groups say the board may be stalling to come up with even stricter guidelines than those that went to a public hearing.
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((ROB JONES/VA. EDUCATION ASSOCIATION: I THINK THEY OUGHT TO JUST STEP UP TO THE BAR AND DO THE JOB. I DON'T THINK THAT THEY SHOULD BE HOLDING OFF ON ACTION FOR POLITICAL REASONS.))
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The majority of the board members delaying the vote were appointed by Governor George Allen.
The board's critics say those Allen appointees are likely to favor even greater restrictions on counseling than are proposed -- but don't want to provide an opportunity to criticize the Governor so close to an election.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: I'M CONCERNED AND WANT TO MAKE SURE THAT PARENTS ARE INVOLVED. IF GUIDANCE COUNSELORS ARE PROVIDING PSYCHOTHERAPY OR THOSE SORTS OF SERVICES, I WANT PARENTS TO BE KNOWLEDGEABLE ABOUT IT, KNOW ABOUT IT, AND INVOLVED.))
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Some parents say they're worried their children are being hypnotized or undergoing what they call "eastern religion- type psychotherapeutic techniques" at the hands of school counselors.
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AIDS-TEACHER


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A Pittsylvania County woman is fulfilling a promise made to her dying brother by educating students about AIDS.
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Nancy Hook's only brother, John, died in 1993 after he contracted AIDS from a girlfriend.
Hook speaks to students enrolled in the county's Family Life Curriculum.
Yesterday she spoke at Gretna Middle School.
Hook talks about how you can get the disease, but more importantly she shares photos that show the toll AIDS takes on a body.
John worked as a waiter before he died.
When he passed away, he weighed just 45- pounds.
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((Q: WERE YOU SHOCKED WHEN YOU SAW THE PICTURES? KEVIN HALL/STUDENT: YES, BECAUSE I'D NEVER SEEN ANYONE WHO AIDS BEFORE. JUSTIN GOAD/STUDENT:MOST POEPLE THINK, OH WELL IT AINT GOING TO HAPPEN TO THEM, BUT IT WILL, SO I THINK SHE GOT, IF SHE TELLS SOME PEOPLE AND THEM POEPLE TELL SOME PEOPLE AND THEM POEPLE TELL SOME PEOPLE, IT WILL GET AROUND A LOT FASTER. NANCY HOOK: HE HAD SUCH A BIG HEART, HE LOVED YOUNG PEOPLE SO MUCH THAT HE WANTED THEM TO KNOW HOW DEADLY THE DISEASE WAS.))
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Hook's lectures are completely volunteer.
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And in Florida, federal health officials reportedly have confirmed the FIRST case of blood-to-blood H-I-V transmission through a human bite.

Bite


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The "Sun Sentinel" newspaper says the case involves a prostitute who attacked a 91-year-old man.
Investigators determined the strain of the AIDS virus infecting the prostitute matched the strain found in elderly man, whom she bit while trying to rob him last year in West Palm Beach.
Researchers say the prostitute had bleeding gums when she bit the man.

2-scores


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Turning now to World Series action --
Jim (TOH'-mee) Thome picked a nice time to pull out of a slump.
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(TOH'-mee) Thome kept Cleveland's Series hopes alive, hitting the go-ahead single and a solo homer in a 5-to-4 game five victory over Atlanta.
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The Indians third baseman was just 2-for-14 in the series before stroking the run-scoring single in the sixth inning.
The Indians head to Atlanta for game six tomorrow night.
Now let's go to the scoreboards for the latest from the world of hockey.
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SUPER=103-Toronto/==2/Chicago/==1//Dallas/==5/Anaheim/==2;


Two-Larry


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(Live Interview)



SUPER=15-Larry Dowdy;
SUPER=11-Roanoke Co.;



SUPER=13-Gene File/Crew President;



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What To Do Once You Call 911 -Stay Calm -Tell Dispatcher of Problem -Turn on outside light -Unlock door (if possible)

SS=ESS#8016

-List medication & doctors treating you. -Put pets in room away from patient -Address clearly visible -Know CPR & Basic First Aid skills

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(Toss to Melanie & Beth)


2headlines


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Here's a look at today's top stories.
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The Senate casts its vote today on a G-O-P plan to erase federal red ink within seven years.
The House approved a similar bill yesterday.
President Clinton promises a veto.
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Federal investigators interview the driver of the bus involved in Wednesday's deadly train collision.
The death of two more students raises the total killed to seven.
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And Henry County authorities continue to search for clues in the shooting death of a Martinsville High school student.
The body of Lavina Scales was found Wednesday night in a wooded ravine off route 6-79.
Lavina would have turned 16 next week.
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And that's what's making news on this Friday, October 27th.
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Don't away. The news continues. larry-Hello
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Murder


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Police in Henry County say a Martinsville teenager who was murdered this week may have left behind some clues.
Ron Jones has the story.
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(( Lavina Scales was a sophomore at Martinsville High School when she was gunned down on a remote road in Henry County Wednesday night.
Scales was last seen by her family Monday afternoon.
They say she is a loving teenager who will be missed.
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((MAJORIE CARTER/FAMILY MEMBER: IT REALLY SHOCKED ME BECAUSE I WOULD HAVE NEVER THOUGHT ANYTHING LIKE THAT WOULD HAPPEN. I WOULD HAVE NEVER THOUGHT IT. I STILL CAN'T BELIEVE IT. IT FEELS LIKE A DREAM. I STILL CAN'T BELIEVE IT.))
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((Police say Lavina Scales probably died without a struggle.
They say her killer shot her once in the head and she was either pushed or fell off this embankment.))
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Police are still investigating but admit they don't have many clues.
However some evidence may have located in her pockets.
Lavina's father says police found a list of names written on a piece of paper.
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((JAMES VAUGHN/VICTIM'S FATHER: THEY TOLD ME THAT THERE WAS SOME NAMES THAT THEY KNEW OF. THEY SAY THAT THEY WEREN'T THE KIND OF PEOPLE THAT YOU WANT YOUR CHILDREN AROUND.))
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As the family and authorities continue to investigate why this happened, a sad footnote to this tragedy is that Lavina Scales won't be able to celebrate her 16th birthday next week.
Ron Jones, News Seven.))
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The woman convicted in a murder case the whole nation was watching was sentenced yesterday...

saldivar


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Yolanda Saldivar's attorney says he will appeal the life sentence Saldivar received for the murder of singing star Selena.
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The penalty means the 35-year-old woman will have to serve at least 30 years in prison before she is eligible for parole.
The jury deliberated for nine hours over two days before deciding on the life term.
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chicago-ax


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Federal investigators looking into Wednesday's school bus crash near Chicago say the bus driver had no idea a fast-moving train was headed her way.
The commuter train slammed into the bus, killing seven high school students and injuring dozens more.
The bus driver told investigators there was so much noise on the bus.. that she never heard the train, the train whistle, or warnings from students.
The engineer on the train told investigators he saw the bus stop on the tracks.. blew his horn, and used an emergency brake.. but couldn't stop the train in time.
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VOTE


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The Senate is set to vote today on the Republican bill to balance the budget by the year two-thousand and two.
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Running against the threat of a presidential veto the house passed a similar bill yesterday.
The vote came largely along party lines, on the measure to shrink the federal government, cut taxes and return power to the states.
Neither house appears to have the votes to override a veto.. and -that- could force major bi-partisan changes next month.
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WIPE/WIPE/

Yeltsin


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Russian president Boris Yeltsin's agenda has been put on hold.. after he suffered his second apparent heart attack in four months.
Yeltsin was due to host a summit of Balkan leaders next week.. as a prelude to peace talks scheduled for Ohio.
Aides say this attack seems less severe, and that Yeltsin is still in charge.
The condition of the Russian leader is reviving some concerns about whether he is healthy enough to govern.
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GARBAGE-MONEY


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There's that old saying, one man's trash is another man's treasure.
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Craig Randall of Peabody, Massachusetts found out it's true!
He found a Wendy's Restaurant contest cup in a trash can and realized it was worth 200- thousand dollars.
The garbage truck driver had sifted through the rubbish and won a chicken sandwich from the contest earlier.
He never dreamed that on the second try he would win the grand prize.
Randall and his fiancee are planning to buy a new home with their winnings.
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3-Sports


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Speaking of winning -- that's just what the Cleveland Indians did last night.
As Mike Stevens reports, the World Series isn't over yet.
Good morning Mike.
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Birthdays
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Three-Larry


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(Live Interview)



SUPER=15-Larry Dowdy;
SUPER=11-Roanoke Co.;



SUPER=13-Sharon Campbell/Squad Auxiliary President;



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(Toss to bump)


Scales-Murder


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The teenager who was found murdered in Henry County this week left CLUES for police right in her pocket.
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The body of 15-year old Lavina Scales was found on Route 6-79 Wednesday.
Lavina's father said police found a list of names in his daughter's pocket that may help in the investigation.
Lavina was a sophomore at Martinsville High School.
She was gunned down on a remote road in Henry County.
Police say she was shot once in the head, and she was either pushed or fell off this embankment.
Scales was last seen by her family Monday afternoon.
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Bottoms


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The lesbian mother who lost a custody battle for her son wants to go back to court to try again.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


Sharon Bottoms has filed another petition with the same Henrico County court that declared her an unfit mother.
Three courts have already ruled that Tyler should live with his grandmother, Kay Bottoms.
Sharon Bottoms alleges her mother has denied her 23 court-ordered visits with her son during the last two years.
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The grandmother's lawyer says he'll file an answer to this petition today asking that all visitation be cut because the mother violated the agreement.



Hoffman


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A former Hill Brothers shoe company executive was sentenced yesterday for BILKING the company's mail- order customers.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday;


The sentencing hearing was overshadowed by word that Gene Hoffman is NOW working as a corporate financial ADVISOR and loan packager in Michigan, despite his convictions for bank fraud, money laundering and mail fraud.
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((FRAN STEPHANZ/BBB: I THINK JUDGE TURK WAS VERY VERY WISE WHEN HE SAID "I DON'T THINK THIS MAN IS GOING TO MANAGE MY MONEY."))
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Though he was ordered to serve 16 months in a federal prison, Hoffman will NOT have to start serving time until NEXT YEAR- -after his case is heard in BANKRUPTCY Court.
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Foundry-Folo


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Fire inspectors say the blaze at the White Foundry Building last week WAS deliberately set--
So far NO one has been arrested.
The Foundry was a thriving family business until it fell victim to the flood of '85.
Now, the Keith Family hopes the history of that business can be preserved for Roanoke.
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SUPER=01-Joel Richert/Gathering History; 1:11
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((The charred remains of the White Foundry bring back a life time of memories to Joanna Keith.
Her father owned the business from the time he was 13.
She's spent plenty of time there, often helping pour hot metal into individual molds.
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((CALVIN REYNOLDS/FORMER EMPLOYEE: THIS TYPE OF FOUNDRY WORK IS A LOST ART. MOST OF OUR WORK WAS MADE OFF ONE PATTERN. ))
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In its heyday, the foundry made castings for monuments, and even Presidents.
Joanna has some of the more valuable molds, but fears many more have been lost to the public.
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((JOANNA KEITH/ DAUGHTER OF FORMER FOUNDRY OWNER: THESE ARE THE LIONS THAT STAND AT THE WHITE HOUSE. AND THESE ARE THE WOODEN MOLDS. ))
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((BETH MYER: A LOT OF THE MOLDS AND OTHER THINGS FOR THE BUSINESS WERE STORED IN THIS AREA OF THE BUILDING. FORTUNATELY A LOT WAS TAKEN OUT BEFORE THE FIRE. BUT THE FAMILY IS CONCERNED THE HISTORY OF THE BUSINESS WAS LOST IN THE BLAZE.))
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tape 4 5 17 23 00 - 5 17 27 00
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IN Q=Not much left.

((NOT MUCH LEFT. ))
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=not much left.


But what the family didn't know is that someone is already working on a history of the White Foundry.
Before the fire, Joel Richert was able to get about 30-thousand pieces from the building.
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04 07 13 00 - 04 07 23 00
SOT
IN Q=We have an industrial site.

((JOEL RICHERT/GATHERING HISTORY: WE HAVE AN INDUSTRIAL SITE. AN ALMOST LOST ART OF SAND CASTING. It IS NOT DONE MUCH. I WANTED TO LEARN MORE. ))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=to learn more.


Richert is interviewing former foundry workers for an exhibit this spring.
Research materials will be donated to the Virginia Room at the public library.))
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ANCHOR=Beth
SS=none


Richert says duplicate molds will be sold and SOME of the money from the sales will be used to renovate the gazebo at the park in Old Southwest.

Giles-Playground


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=tal
TAPE#95-83
GRAPHIC=NONE


A pirate ship is on its way to Giles County.
It's not navigating the New River, but instead will run aground at Castle Rock Park.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pembroke/Yesterday;


The pirate ship was one of the top demands children at Eastern Elementary School had for a Leathers and Associates playground architect yesterday.
The architect's job is to use the kids' ideas to design a playground for the community to build.
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SOT 9:15:24
IN Q=

((JOHN DEAN/ARCHITECT: I MEAN IT MIGHT BE, SOME KID MIGHT ASK FOR A RAINBOW OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT, AND WE DO OUR BEST TO TRY TO SHOW THESE KIDS THAT WE'RE ACTUALLY GONNA ATTEMPT TO BUILD WHAT THEY WANT. ))
SUPER=01-John Dean/Architect;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=what they want.
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VO-NAT


Several hundred volunteers will be needed to build the playground.
A committee has already started fundraising to pay for the project.
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SOT 9:31:16
IN Q=

((SANDY JENNINGS/PLAYGROUND COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSON: WE VOLUNTEER AT VIRGINIA TECH FOOTBALL GAMES, RAISING MONEY THAT WAY. AND WE JUST HAVE A LOT OF PROJECTS THAT ARE GONNA GO ON THROUGH APRIL OR MAY. ))
SUPER=01-Sandy Jennings/Playground Committee Chairperson;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=April or May.
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VO-NAT


Construction will take place like an old- fashioned barn- raising over five days next Spring.
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06:00-02

4-scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
TAPE# s5-17
GRAPHIC=world series


Well Cleveland fans are raising cain, after Jim (TOH'-mee) Thome saved the day for the Indians.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Cleveland/ABC-TBN; :00


(TOH'-mee) Thome kept Cleveland's World Series hopes alive, hitting the go-ahead single and a solo homer in a 5-to-4 game five victory over Atlanta.
SUPER=35-Cleveland/==5/Atlanta/==4/Braves Lead 3-to-2;


The Indians third baseman was just 2-for-14 in the series before stroking the run-scoring single in the sixth inning.
The Indians head to Atlanta for game six tomorrow night.
Now let's go to the scoreboards for the latest from the world of hockey.
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SUPER=#C-200;
SUPER=103-Washington/==4/Boston/==2//Pittsburgh/==7/NY Islanders/==5;
SUPER=103-Ottawa/==5/Los Angeles/==4//NY Rangers/==4/Tampa Bay/==4;

SUPER=103-Toronto/==2/Chicago/==1//Dallas/==5/Anaheim/==2;