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The worst is true. A Hollins College student the victim of murder and arson.
Coming up on NEWS 7 at SIX:
A report direct from the Hollins campus as students return from the holiday break.
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And we'll have some ways to keep from becoming a target yourself while hunting for bargains in the stores.
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Sports-head


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
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Tonight in sports, Lots of college hoop action in on tap tonight and tomorrow night as WDBJ readies itself for the LIVE telecast of the VMI - W&L game.
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And we'll have the latest bowl update from Blacksburg as Frank Beamer and Dave Braine work the phones and hope for an alliance berth.
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WX-Head
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This three day warm up will give way to cooler temperatures by mid-week. The story of a strong cold front ties in with WeatherSchool in just a few minutes.

Harper


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6
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TAPE#95-89
GRAPHIC=Murder


Authorities have confirmed the woman found badly burnt in her fairfax county home Thursday morning WAS a Hollins College student.
Autopsy results also show Ann Harper was stabbed to death.
Authorities also discovered the fire was deliberately set.
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Kimberly McBroom has been speaking with members of the Hollins College community. Kim how are the people there taking the bad news.
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((Kim Adlibs))
(Roll to cope with what has happened.)
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((Q&A: Is the college planning a memorial service?))

Halifax-Murder


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=tha
TAPE#95-92
GRAPHIC=Murder


Police in Halifax County say an argument apparently led to a fatal shooting there.
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SUPER=03-Halifax Co.


Police were called to the Village Apartments in the Sinai (SIGH-nee-eye) section of the county at around 10 last night.
Authorities say 21-year- Damon Lamont Crews had been shot with a handgun.
Police arrested 18-year-old Tywan Otey Brown at the scene.
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Brown is being held in the Halifax County jail without bond.

Henry-Murder


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


Authorities have located the eyewitness they were searching for to help solve what appears to be Henry County's latest murder.
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SUPER=03-Henry Co.


Police believe 33-year-old Richard Scott Powell of Eden, North Carolina was fatally shot in the Sandy Level section of the county early Saturday morning during a drug deal.
Police first searched the area after receiving reports from residents who said they heard gunshots.
That search came up empty-handed.
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However, their investigation took a different turn Saturday night, when passers-by discovered Powell's body in his pickup along Route 7-70 in Rockingham County, North Carolina.
Police were able to locate Powell's passenger late this afternoon.
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This is the second murder this year in the Sandy Level community.
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Nowlin


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#95-93
GRAPHIC=NONE


They set up a hidden camera, hoping to catch a thief. Instead, they caught a sex offender.
James Gary Now-lin is an occupational therapist... a certified professional.
Today the 40- year old father of two pled "no contest" to attempted aggravated sexual battery.
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SUPER=03-Bedford Co./November 27, 1992


The story begins exactly three years ago. A car-load of teenaged girls runs off the road. The driver suffers a serious head injury.
Now 20 years old- -still in a coma- -at Burrell Nursing Center, doctors believe the young woman has some sense of her surroundings but she cannot talk.
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If it hadn't been for the surveillance tape, the prosecutor concedes she would never have had a case against Nowlin.
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((ALICE EKIRCH/PROSECUTOR: THE VIDEOTAPE WAS VERY GRAPHIC. IT WAS INSTALLED TO TRY TO CATCH A THIEF, AND LOW AND BEHOLD WHEN THEY WERE VIEWING THE TAPE, THEY DISCOVERED SEXUAL ABUSE THAT THE DEFENDANT WAS COMMITTING UPON THE VICTIM.))
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Nowlin and HIS attorney declined comment- -at least until after he's sentenced in January.
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ANCHOR=Keith
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The videotape was immediately sealed by court order.
The prosecutor says it shows Nowlin returning to the victim's room FIVE TIMES in a 25-minute period- -molesting the young woman again and again- - while repeatedly looking over his shoulder.

Loney


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#95-96
GRAPHIC=NONE


Family and friends of a Danville man who was killed by a Richmond police officer say they can't forget.
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SUPER=03-Richmond;


Nor will they let Richmond officials forget about Marco Loney.
The Loney family and its supporters protested outside Richmond's City Council meeting this evening.
Loney's mother Phyllis says her son's three year old child is the reason for a wrongful death suit against the police officer.
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((PHYLLIS LONEY/MARCO'S MOTHER: OF COURSE THE CIVIL SUIT WILL MAKE SURE MY GRANDSON WILL HAVE A HAPPY LIFE. IT WON'T BRING HIM BACK... SURRENDERING.))
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The officer who fatally shot Marco Loney was cleared of any wrongdoing by a grand jury.
Loney's relatives say they reject the grand jury's findings and would like to see the officer prosecuted and fired.
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Pit-Bull


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#95-90
GRAPHIC=NONE


Roanoke Police are STILL investigating a weekend pit bull attack on a three-year-old boy.
The dog has been quarantined to its owner's home after the attack.
Justin Loving suffered puncture wounds to his face and neck in the attack Saturday night.
His mother wants the dog destroyed.
David Lang, the dog's owner, says the pit bull was chained up when the attack occurred.
Lang says he had warned the boy to stay away from the dog while he was feeding her.
Police say Lang has no license or vaccination record for the animal.
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Hard Music
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE


Still to come on News 7, potential bad news for the local economy, good news for two lottery partners,
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and a word of warning tonight for Christmas shoppers. Santa Claus may not be the only one watching you.
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Goodlatte


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=spr
TAPE#95-94
GRAPHIC=Goodlatte


President Clinton is preparing to take the airwaves tonight.
Tonight, in a nationally televised address, the President will try to persuade Americans to support a NATO peace mission in Bosnia.
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SUPER=@File;


20- thousand U- S troops are expected to be sent to the former Yugoslavia to help carry out the peace treaty.
But according to a C- B- S News poll, the President has a lot of convincing to do.
The survey shows 60- percent of Americans are against sending American forces.
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Sixth District Congressman Bob Goodlatte is one of those siding AGAINST Clinton.
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((CONGRESSMAN BOB GOODLATTE: I THINK WE'VE ACCOMPLISHED A LOT BY NOT HAVING THOSE TROOPS ON THE GROUND AND I DON'T THINK GIVEN THE TENUOUS SITUATION, THEY WILL BE IN OVER THERE THAT THIS IS GOING TO HELP TO END A CONFLICT THAT HAS BEEN GOING ON FOR HUNDREDS, PERHAPS THOUSANDS OF YEARS. ))
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Goodlatte says the President deserves to make his case tonight and that Congress will support the troops' peace mission when if and when they go to Bosnia.
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Allen-Computers


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#95-97
GRAPHIC=Allen


The Governor's NOT biting on allegations that his administration handed out computers to classrooms based on politics instead of need.
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SUPER=03-Richmond/September 15;


Governor Allen turned a pre- election negative into a positive in September, by announcing that state layoffs had freed up hundreds of computers for Virginia classrooms.
The Virginian-Pilot reported last week that the first round of computers went to schools where Republican incumbent Senators -- like Roanoke's Brandon Bell -- were in tight races for re-election.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: HOW THEY WERE DISTRIBUTED WAS LEFT TO BE DETERMINED AS I UNDERSTOOD IT BY THE FOLKS WHO HAD THEM, AND THE SECRETARY OF ADMINISTRATION. AND CLEARLY THEY WERE GOING TO SCHOOLS, AND I CERTAINLY HOPE THEY COORDINATED IT TO THE EXTENT THEY COULD WITH THE LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS.))
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When asked whether he was concerned that the computers did NOT all end up at the neediest schools, Allen said "there are more needs than there are computers available."
The Governor made NO comments about the political implications of where the computers ended up.
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Manpower


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#95-82
GRAPHIC=Virgnia Economy


If you're looking for work, your search may get tougher in the months ahead.
A new study out says our area, along with the rest of the country, is feeling the affects of a slowing economy.
Len Besthoff has the story.
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If you're looking for a manufacturing job in the Roanoke Valley, you might be in luck, at least according to the latest survey by Manpower Incorporated.
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((ANN WARD/MANPOWER INC.: THE BEST WILL BE IN THE DURABLE GOODS, WHERE WE HAVE FURNITURE, OR THINGS THAT DON'T WEAR OUT.))
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But Manpower says in the first three months of next year, 10-percent of Roanoke area employers plan to add workers, and 13-PERCENT plan cutbacks.
Things are better in greater Lynchburg, where 16 percent plan to hire, and six-percent say they'll reduce their staffs.
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((WARD: IN LYNCHBURG, THEY'RE SAYING THEY'RE GONNA BE GOOD IN CONSTRUCTION.))
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((WARD: AND THIS IS REAL STRANGE FOR THIS TIME OF THE YEAR BECAUSE OF THE WEATHER. AND THEY ALSO SAY THAT THEY'RE GONNA BE GOOD IN FINANCE, INSURANCE, AND SOME OF THE SERVICE TYPE JOBS.))
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Manpower says even though things sound better in Lynchburg, its hiring pace will actually be slower than a year ago.
It's also important to note that the first quarter of the year is usually the weakest when it comes to hiring.
Len Besthoff, News-7.))

Stocks


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=tbr
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Blue Chip stocks enjoyed another record day today.
Investors with images of lower interest rates dancing in their heads helped the DOW GAIN 22 points, to close at five-thousand-71.
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Shopping-Crime


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#95-88
GRAPHIC=Christmas Shopping


This season thousands of shoppers will be hitting the malls in search of that special gift.
But as Ron Jones reports as holiday shoppers look for bargains some criminals may be looking for them.
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((Tis the season to pull out that cash, credit card, or check and spend, spend, spend.
Whether you make the sales or not, you probably know of someone who will.
But according to law enforcement officials as the shoppers prey on products someone MAY be preying on them.
Police officers offer a few tips to make your holiday shopping a safe one.
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((TOM KINCAID/ROANOKE CO. POLICE: THINGS LIKE TRAVELING WITH COMPANIONS AND SHOPPING WITH FRIENDS INSTEAD OF BEING ALONE. MOST CRIMINALS LIKE TO FIND SOMEONE THAT'S BY THEMSELF TO TARGET AS THE VICTIM. THINGS LIKE NOT LEAVING PROPERTY UNATTENDED IN YOUR CAR. IF YOU ARE DOING YOUR SHOPPING MAKE SURE YOU KEEP YOUR PURCHASES WITH YOU. DON'T GO BACK OUT TO THE CAR AND PUT THEM IN THE CAR WHERE A WOULD BE CRIMINAL COULD BE WORKING THROUGH THE PARKING LOT LOOKING FOR STUFF.))
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Officer Kincaid also says advise not flashing your cash and take only what you need.
And if you don't have money on you?
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((DON'T ASSUME THAT NO ONE WILL WANT TO ROB YOU BECAUSE YOU DON'T HAVE ANY MONEY. WELL, THE PERSON COMING UP TO ROB YOU DOESN'T KNOW KNOW THAT. SO JUST HAVE A PLAN, THINK ABOUT IT IN ADVANCE WAT YOU WOULD DO AND TRY TO REDUCE YOUR CHANCES.))
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But if you are approached.
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((DON'T RESIST GIVE THEM THE MONEY AND JUST CALL THE POLICE AFTERWARDS AND WE'LL SEE IF WE CAN LOCATE THEM AFTER THE FACT. WHATEVER MONEY YOU HAVE OR PERSONAL PROPERTY IS NOT WORTH YOU GETTING HURT.))
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Law enforcement officials want you to remember, you don't have to be paranoid while doing your Christmas shopping-- just prepared.
Ron Jones, News Seven.))

Lotto-Winner


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#95-86
GRAPHIC=Lottery


Two friends from Hampton have proven once again that seven is a lucky number.
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SUPER=03-Richmond;


W-M Phillips and Gail Hinson have played Lotto together for seven years.
Today they were in Richmond, claiming the 24-point-eight-million-dollar jackpot that was up for grabs last Wednesday.
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((GAIL HINSON/LOTTO WINNER: I COULDN'T BELIEVE WE WON. THE NUMBERS, THE NUMBERS WERE RIGHT. I HAD TO LOOK AT IT A LOT...A LONG TIME.))
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This morning they picked up the first of 20 checks for more than 843-thousand-dollars, after taxes.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


Coming up tonight in sports, Frank Beamer sounds off at Miami, and Dave Braine talks about his day on the phone with bowl officials.
A court date is set for UVa kicker Rafael Garcia.
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and your hometown station is all set for tomorrow night's LIVE telecast between VMI and Washington & Lee at Cameron Hall.
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S-Tech


ANCHOR=MIke
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
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GRAPHIC=Tech football


Virginia Tech athletic director Dave Braine spent most of today on the phone with officials from four bowls while the 13th ranked Hokies continue to play the waiting game.
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SUPER=03-Orange Bowl/This Past Weekend; :00


Miami's win over Syracuse increased the Hurricanes chances of an Orange Bowl berth, but Braine remains positive about a Hokie Alliance bid.
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SUPER=03-Blacksburg/This Season;


Tech beat Miami this year, but, today, a Hurricane player referred to Tech as a third rate team that played an easy schedule.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=UVA PEACH BOWL


The Peach Bowl bound Virginia Cavaliers got some more good news today as Tiki Barber was named one of eight finalists for the Doak Walker award that recognizes the best running back in the country.

S-Garcia


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB95-2
GRAPHIC=uva football


Tickets for the Peach Bowl are now on sale at the UVa box office located inside University Hall.
Single game tickets are $40, and they can be purchased by calling 1-800-542-8821.
In case you'll be in the Charlottesville area, the box office is open nine to five Monday Through Friday.
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SUPER=03-Charlottesville; :00


In one other UVa football note, there is still no word on whether or not Cavalier kicker Rafael Garcia will be with the team for the December 30th Peach Bowl.
Garcia was arrested and charged with Driving under the influence early Friday morning around 2:30am in Danville.
The 21 year old did not appear at his arraignment today in General District court as a January 4th court date to hear the charges was set.
Rafael's 20 field goals this season are a UVa school record.
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S-Rutgers


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB95-3
GRAPHIC=BIG EAST


One of the Big East conference's football coaches was fired today as Rutgers released Doug Graber.
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SUPER=04-NCAA; :00


The Scarlet Knights were 4-and-7 this season, and attendance was poor at home games.
Graber, who won 29 games and lost 36 in his tenure, including a 7-and-4 record in 1992, had three remaining years on his contract.
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S-VMI


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S5-25
GRAPHIC=VMI/W&L


Tomorrow night WDBJ present the first meeting ever in Lexington between neighboring Universities VMI and W&L.
Our coverage begins at 7:30, but it's taken over 54 years for the rivalry to resume.
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((BART BELLAIRS/VMI HEAD COACH:)) ((CAM DYER/WASHINGTON & LEE FORWARD:))
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S-Box


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S5-26
GRAPHIC=NEWS 7 SPORTS


And finally tonight a bizarre and shocking beginning to a boxing match in Cape Town, South Africa.
As Englishman Warren Stowe and middleweight champ Simon Maseko were about to begin their fight, armed gunman burst into the arena attempting to rob the ticket office.
Take a look and listen.
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A security guard was killed in the incident and the four gunman escaped as did the spectators who almost ran over each other heading for the doors.
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Toss


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Close
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