06:00-01

HEADLINES

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
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VO-NAT


President Clinton makes his case for sending troops to Bosnia, calling it the right thing to do.
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And a Hollins College student is the victim of a homocide. wx-head
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live-head
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Bosnia


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=mel
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=clinton


President Clinton says America must take the lead and enforce the U-S brokered peace plan for Bosnia.
In a televised address to the nation last night, Mr. Clinton said he'll assume full responsibility for any casualties of the estimated 20-thousand U-S troops that would take part of the peacekeeping force.
Regina Blakely has more.
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SUPER=01-Sen. Bob Dole/(R) Majority Leader; 1:21
SUPER=01-Regina Blakely/Reporting; 1:30
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(( Saying u.s. military participation is not about fighting a war but securing peace.. president clinton said nowhere is the need for american leadership more stark and immediate than in Bosnia.
IN FULFILLING THIS MISSION WE WILL HAVE THE CHANCE TO HELP STOP THE KILLING OF INNOCENT CIVILIANS, AND ESPECIALLY CHILDREN, AND AT THE SAME TIME BRING STABILITY TO CENTRAL EUROPE, A REGION OF THE WORLD THAT IS VITAL TO OUR AMERICAN INTERESTS."
Before approving any deployment.. graphic: the president said the mission must be clearly defined... with goals to be acheived in about one year. risks must be minimized.. with an american in charge and overwhelming power to respond.
But bosnia is anything but risk free.. the president said casulaties are inevitable.. and gave this warning to those who would try to upend the peace process.
I ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY HARM THAT MAY COME TO THEM. BUT ANYONE CONTEMPLATING ANY ACTION THAT WOULD ENDANGER OUR TROOPS SHOULD KNOW THIS: AMERICA PROTECTS IT'S OWN. ANYONE WHO TAKES ON OUR TROOPS WILL SUFFER THE CONSEQUENCES. WE WILL FIGHT FIRE WITH FIRE AND THEN SOME."
Following the speech, senate majority leader bob dole said he wants to support the president.
SEN. BOB DOLE/R-KS: "I TOLD HIM IF YOU CAN'T PERSUADE THE AMERICAN PEOPLE YOU CAN'T PERSUADE CONGRESS. THIS IS AN EASY NO VOTE."
But the reality is the president is commander in chief.
He meets with congressional leaders today and administration officials will be on the hill to answer questions. but at this point it appears as if u.s. troops could be heading to Bosnia by next week.
Regina Blakely CBS News, at the white house.))

Ann-Harper


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#95-89
GRAPHIC=Murder


The murder of a Hollins College student has left the college community in shock.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Fairfax Co./November 23;


20- year- old Ann Harper was KILLED in her Fairfax County home early Thanksgiving morning.
Authorities are investigating her death as homicide and arson.
Police say Harper was stabbed to death, then her house was set on fire.
There is NO known suspect at this time.
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Those who knew Harper say she was very involved in campus activities including the music program, the religious life association, and the creative writing program.
Harper's untimely death has saddened the Hollins Community.
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IN Q=Well, I think

((LINDA STEELE/COLLEGE RELATIONS DIRECTOR: WELL, I THINK IN A SMALL COMMUNITY LIKE HOLLINS, THERE'S A LOT OF SUPPORT AND A LOT OF PULLING TOGETHER OF THE CAMPUS COMMUNITY-- AND WE'RE SEEING THAT HAPPEN NOW. BUT IT'S A VERY SAD, VERY TRAGIC TIME FOR THE COMMUNITY.))
SUPER=01-Linda Steele/College Relations Director;
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OUT Q=for the community
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VO-NAT


A memorial service has been scheduled for Ann Harper in Dupont Chapel at 4:30 tomorrow afteroon.
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Halifax-Murder


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#95-92
GRAPHIC=murder


The murder rate continues to rise in Southside.
Halifax County authorities say the alleged gunman in a fatal shooting turned himself in at the scene.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Halifax Co.;


The shooting happened at the Village Apartments in the Sinai (Sigh-Nee-Eye) section of the county at about 10- Sunday night.
Authorities say 21- year old Damon Lamont Crews was shot with a handgun.
Police arrested 18- year old Tywan Otey Brown-
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IN Q=After the

((DEP. S. T. MOSER/HALIFAX CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: AFTER THE VICTIM WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL, THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUED. THE SUSPECT AND HIS FATHER COME OUT AND STOPPED THE POLICE AS THEY WERE LEAVING THE VILLAGE AND HE WANTED TO TURN HIMSELF IN AND TALK ABOUT IT. ))
SUPER=01-S. T. Moser/Halifax Co. Sheriff's Dept.; :00
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=about it.
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VO-NAT


Authorities say the shooting stemmed from an argument.
Brown is in the Halifax County jail.
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In another murder in Southside, Henry County authorities have found a missing link in their investigation.


Henry-Murder


ANCHOR=Beth 2 shot
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=THA
TAPE#95-87
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Yesterday, police questioned an eyewitness.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Henry Co.;


Authorities believe 33- year old Richard Scott Powell of Eden, North Carolina was shot INSIDE his pick- up early Saturday morning in Sandy Level.
Police say a WOUNDED Powell and his passenger then fled to Rockingham County, North Carolina.
SUPER=03-Rockingham Co., NC;


A passer-by discovered Powell slumped over DEAD in his truck along Route 7-70 later that day.
Authorities hope now that they've located Powell's passenger, they will be able to confirm what happened.
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IN Q=Our investigation

((SGT. KIMMY NESTER/HENRY CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT. OUR INVESTIGATION REVEALS THAT THE VICTIM CAME HERE WITH A COMPANION PULLED IN, AND THAT THE OCCUPANTS OF THE MOTOR VEHICLE WERE IN THE PROCESS OF MAKING A DRUG TRANSACTION OR PURCHASE HERE AND THAT A YOUNG BLACK MALE WHO WAS TALKING WITH THEM, REACHED INTO THE VEHICLE AND ATTEMPTED TO RIP THEM OFF BY TAKING MONEY FROM THE OCCUPANTS AND SHORTLY AFTER THAT GUNFIRE ERUPTED NEAR THE HOME TO THE LEFT OF US HERE. ))
SUPER=01-Sgt. Kimmy Nester/Henry Co. Sheriff's Dept.
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VO-NAT


Police DO have suspects, but have NOT made an arrest.
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Rocky-Ax


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
TAPE# none
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The condition of the five-year-old boy who fell off a float in Rocky Mount's annual Christmas Parade has been upgraded from critical to stable.
Anthony Donnely was riding Sunday on a bowling alley's float when he fell off and was run over by a rear wheel.
Anthony suffered severe internal injuries, including a lacerated liver, a ruptured spleen and bruised lungs.

1-Sports


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=cro
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Turning now to sports --
High school football semi- finals kick off this weekend, and Mike Stevens has a preview.
Good morning Mike.
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One-Larry


ANCHOR=Larry
NEWSCAST=Mornin'
WRITER=ldo
TAPE#M95-9 SPCA I
CHROMAKEY=Live/Microwave
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(Live Interview)



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



SUPER=13-Melinda Chambers/Roanoke SPCA;
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SUPER=13-Al Alexander/Roanoke SPCA;



(Toss to Beth)


Smart-Highway


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#95-98
GRAPHIC=Smart Road


A second chance for the Smart Road--
Last week, the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors voted AGAINST rezoning land for the road-- but NOW, it's reconsidering.
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SOT 19:47:53
IN Q=Basically, we passed

((HENRY JABLONSKI/MONTGOMERY CO. SUPERVISOR: BASICALLY, WE PASSED A RESOLUTION RECONSIDERING THE ACTION WE'D TAKEN ONE WEEK AGO AND RESCINDING THAT ACTION. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT WITHDREW THEIR APPLICATION FOR THE SMART HIGHWAY AT THIS TIME. ))
SUPER=01-Henry Jablonski/Montgomery Co. Supervisor;
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OUT Q=at this time
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Christiansburg;


V-DOT is expected to re- submit its application.
In the meantime, the board of supervisors says... it needs MORE information about the project-- and that suits Virginia Tech officials just fine.
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SOT 19:56:27
IN Q=I'm delighted

((PAUL TORGERSEN/VA TECH PRESIDENT: I'M DELIGHTED AGAIN THAT THEY WOULD SEEK MORE INFORMATION TO MAKE A MORE INFORMED DECISION, AND I THINK THEY'RE TO BE COMMENDED FOR STANDING UP AND SAYING WE HAVE HAD SOME SECOND THOUGHTS, WE NEED MORE INFORMATION TO MAKE AN INFORMED DECISION. ))
SUPER=01-Paul Torgersen/VA Tech President;
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OUT Q=informed decision (second one)
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VO-NAT


The board's action also establishes a committee to decide WHAT kind of information is needed. It's expected to report BACK to the board December 11th.
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Allen-Computers


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#95-97
GRAPHIC=Allen


Governor George Allen isn't saying much about charges his administration doled out computers to classrooms based on politics instead of need.
Allen turned a pre- election negative into a positive in September,
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond/September 15;

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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SOT 03:18:29
IN Q=How they were

((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.))
SUPER=@Allen;
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OUT Q=local school districts.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond/Yesterday;


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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GOP-Chairman


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
TAPE# edit of 95-11
GRAPHIC=Republicans


Secretary of Administration Michael Thomas is seeking to become chairman of the Republican Party of Virginia, and the current chairman says he won't seek a second term.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville/File;


Chairman Patrick Mc-Sweeney said yesterday that when he ran for chairman of the state G-O-P in 19-92, he decided he wouldn't seek re-election.
But he says he won't back Thomas to replace him.
Mc-Sweeney says he has a problem with a member of the Cabinet also serving as a political leader.
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Meantime, there's word that more voters turned out to pick their political leaders in this year's elections than they did four years ago.

Turnout


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State officials say voter turnout this month was a little bit HIGHER than it was for the last FULL General Assembly election.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Vinton/November 7;


Fifty-two percent of Virginia's registered voters participated in this year's elections.
Forty-nine percent voted four years ago.
SUPER=03-Bedford/November 7;


Both parties ran statewide television advertising campaigns for the FIRST time in legislative elections.
This MAY have improved turnout.
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2-scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=nfl logo


A great turnout for San Diego.
John Carney kicked four field goals and Dwayne Harper intercepted three passes in the Chargers' victory over Oakland.
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VO-NAT


Harper intercepted a pass in the final minute to seal the Raiders' second straight loss.
The 8-and-4 Raiders remain one game behind first-place Kansas City in the A-F-C West.
For that score and more let's go to the scoreboards.
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SUPER=100-San Diego/=12/Oakland/==6;



SUPER=103-Tampa Bay/==2/Los Angeles/==0//New Jersey/==1/NY Rangers/==1;
SUPER=103-Buffalo/==2/St. Louis/==0;




Two-Larry


ANCHOR=Larry
NEWSCAST=Mornin'
WRITER=ldo
CHROMAKEY=Live/Microwave (Lobby)
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(Live Interview)



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



SUPER=13-Angi Hallenbeck/Massage Therapist;



SUPER=11-Roanoke;



(ADLIB TOSS TO ANIMAL HEALTH CLOSING BILLBOARD)
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(Toss to Melanie & Beth)


2HEADLINES


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
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Here's a look at today's top stories.
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VO-NAT


President Clinton tries to reassure nervous Americans about his plans to send 20-thousand U-S troops to Bosnia.
In the choice between peace and war, Mr. Clinton said America must choose peace.
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VO-NAT
ANCHOR=Beth


Northern Virginia police have ruled the Thanksgiving day death of a Hollins College student murder.
Authorities say Ann Harper was stabbed to death in her home, which was then set on fire.
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VO-NAT
ANCHOR=Melanie


Two white police officers face murder charges in the death of a black man in Pittsburgh.
A third officer faces a lesser charge of involuntary manslaughter.
The victim died October 12th after a low-speed chase by police.
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And that's what's making news on this Tuesday November 28th.
ANCHOR=Beth


Stick around. News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

Clinton


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=mel
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=clinton


President Clinton says the choice is clear on U-S involvement in Bosnia -- peace or war.
In an address to the nation last night, Mr. Clinton said without U-S help -- Bosnia will slip back into war. Regina Blakely has more.
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IN Q=Saying U.S. military
SUPER=03-The White House/Last Night; :00
SUPER=01-Sen. Bob Dole/(R) Majority Leader; 1:21
SUPER=01-Regina Blakely/Reporting; 1:30
RUNS=1:46
OUT Q=The White House.

(( Saying u.s. military participation is not about fighting a war but securing peace.. president clinton said nowhere is the need for american leadership more stark and immediate than in Bosnia.
IN FULFILLING THIS MISSION WE WILL HAVE THE CHANCE TO HELP STOP THE KILLING OF INNOCENT CIVILIANS, AND ESPECIALLY CHILDREN, AND AT THE SAME TIME BRING STABILITY TO CENTRAL EUROPE, A REGION OF THE WORLD THAT IS VITAL TO OUR AMERICAN INTERESTS."
Before approving any deployment.. graphic: the president said the mission must be clearly defined... with goals to be acheived in about one year. risks must be minimized.. with an american in charge and overwhelming power to respond.
But bosnia is anything but risk free.. the president said casulaties are inevitable.. and gave this warning to those who would try to upend the peace process.
I ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY HARM THAT MAY COME TO THEM. BUT ANYONE CONTEMPLATING ANY ACTION THAT WOULD ENDANGER OUR TROOPS SHOULD KNOW THIS: AMERICA PROTECTS IT'S OWN. ANYONE WHO TAKES ON OUR TROOPS WILL SUFFER THE CONSEQUENCES. WE WILL FIGHT FIRE WITH FIRE AND THEN SOME."
Following the speech, senate majority leader bob dole said he wants to support the president.
SEN. BOB DOLE/R-KS: "I TOLD HIM IF YOU CAN'T PERSUADE THE AMERICAN PEOPLE YOU CAN'T PERSUADE CONGRESS. THIS IS AN EASY NO VOTE."
But the reality is the president is commander in chief.
He meets with congressional leaders today and administration officials will be on the hill to answer questions. but at this point it appears as if u.s. troops could be heading to Bosnia by next week.
Regina Blakely CBS News, at the white house.))
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Sixth District Congressman Bob Goodlatte isn't supporting President Clinton's decision...

Goodlatte


ANCHOR=Beth 2 shot
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WRITER=spr
TAPE#95-94
GRAPHIC=2 shot


...but Goodlatte says he WILL support the American Troops.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday;


Goodlatte had lunch yesterday with members of Roanoke City Council, and discussed a VARIETY of topics including the situation in Bosnia.
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SOT 12:20:26
IN Q=I've always

((CONGRESSMAN BOB GOODLATTE: I'VE ALWAYS HAD GRAVE CONCERNS ABOUT HIM DOING THAT. I FELT THAT THE APPROACH THAT HAS BEEN TAKEN IN BOSNIA HAS BEEN WRONG FOR A LONG TIME. ))
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VO-NAT


Goodlatte says he's pleased about the Bosnian peace agreement, but is NOT sure how effective it will be.
He says the large number of Serb protestors will put American lives in danger.
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Nowlin


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#95-93
GRAPHIC=NONE


Someone was STEALING things from a comatose patient's room at Burrell
(Burle) Nursing Center during the Summer.


So they installed a HIDDEN camera to catch the culprit.
Instead, they caught James Gary NOW-lin in the act of FONDLING the patient.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Instead of providing physical therapy, the 40-year old occupational therapist stole the patient's dignity. The day after the surveillance camera was put in place- -Nowlin went into the 19-year old woman's room and sexually molested her.
Though she is unable to speak, the prosecutor says the victim does have some sense of her surroundings at times.
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IN Q=So it may

((ALICE EKIRCH/PROSECUTOR: SO IT MAY WELL HAVE BEEN DURING THE TIMES THAT THE DEFENDANT WAS ABUSING THE VICTIM SHE WAS AWARE OF WHAT WAS GOING ON BUT WAS UNABLE TO SPEAK OUT AGAINST WHAT WAS HAPPENING TO HER. ))
SUPER=01-Alice Ekirch/Prosecutor;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=happening to her.
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VO-NAT


NOW-lin yesterday did not contest the charges against him.
Nowlin faces up to ten years in prison when he's sentenced for attempted aggravated sexual battery.
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Gammage


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=mel
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=none


Criminal charges have been filed against THREE white police officers in the death of a 31-year-old BLACK man they were arresting in suburban Pittsburgh.
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VO-NAT


TWO are facing murder in the third degree, and ONE is facing a lesser charge of involuntary manslaughter.
Two other officers were NOT charged. The alleged victim is Johny Gammage, cousin of Pittsburgh Steeler Ray Seals.
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Meantime, a Danville family is protesting the death of a SON at the hands of police.

Loney


ANCHOR=Melanie 2 shot
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#95-96
GRAPHIC=2 shot


Marco Loney was killed by a Richmond police officer in August.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond/Last Night;


He was shot in the back, and his family says they can't forget.
The Loney family and its supporters protested outside Richmond's City Council meeting last night.
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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SOT 05:01:34
IN Q=Of course the civil

((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.))
SUPER=01-Phyllis Loney/Marco's Mother;
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OUT Q=surrendering.
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VO-NAT


The officer who fatally shot Marco Loney was cleared of 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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Fuhrman


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=mel
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=fuhrman


The California State Attorney General will investigate whether former Los Angeles police detective Mark Fuhrman committed perjury during the O-J Simpson trial.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Los Angeles/Yesterday;


Yesterday Los Angeles District Attorney Gil Garcetti handed off the case to avoid a conflict of interest.
At the Simpson trial Fuhrman testified under oath that he had not used a racial slur in the last 10 years.
Simpson's attorneys uncovered tapes that showed Fuhrman used the term repeatedly during interviews with an aspiring screenwriter.
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3-Sports


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=cro
TAPE#=sports cut in
GRAPHIC=none


In sports -- Mike Stevens takes a look at last night's college basketball wins, and he has a preview of tonight's live telecast of the W & L - V-M-I game.
Good morning Mike.
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$CCOFF
Birthdays
TALENT=Larry
SS=none
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Three-Larry


ANCHOR=Larry
NEWSCAST=Mornin'
WRITER=ldo
TAPE#M95-9 SPCA I
CHROMAKEY=Live/Microwave
GRAPHIC=none



(Live Interview)



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



SUPER=13-Diane Sweeney/Roanoke SPCA;
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SUPER=13-Al Alexander/Roanoke SPCA;



(Toss to bump)


Harper


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#95-89
GRAPHIC=Murder


The Hollins College community is in SHOCK after learning a student was MURDERED in her Fairfax county home over Thanksgiving.
Authorities are investigating Ann Harper's death as BOTH a case of homicide and arson.
Kimberly McBroom has the story.
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SOT
IN Q=Ann Harper was only
SUPER=03-Fairfax Co./November 23; :08
SUPER=01-Linda Steele/Director of College Relations; :18
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :31
SUPER=01-Miranda Mattson/Hollins Sophomore; :39
SUPER=@Kimberly1; :55
RUNS=1:07
OUT Q=McBroom, News 7


((Ann Harper was only 20 years old, a junior at Hollins College when she was killed early Thanksgiving morning.
Police say Harper was stabbed to death in her home-- which was later set on fire.
There is no known suspect at this time-- and those who knew her say she was well- liked.
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SOT 15:58:27

((LINDA STEELE/DIRECTOR OF COLLEGE RELATIONS: MANY STUDENTS KNEW HER. SHE WAS VERY ACTIVE IN THE CHOIR, IN THE RELIGIOUS LIFE ASSOCIATION, IN THE CREATIVE WRITING PROGRAM, IN THE MUSIC PROGRAM. AND MANY OF THE STUDENTS WHO KNEW HER ARE VERY, VERY UPSET.))
RUNS=:12


While upsetting to the entire college community, Harper's untimely death is also making her fellow students more aware of their own mortality.
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SOT 16:11:09

((MIRANDA MATTSON/HOLLINS SOPHOMORE: I MEAN, YOU THINK EVERYONE'S GOING TO LIVE UNTIL THEY DIE OF OLD AGE. BUT WHEN THINGS LIKE THIS HAPPEN, I THINK A LOT OF PEOPLE RE-DO THEIR LIVES. THEY START LIVING FOR THE DAY AND START TO SEIZE THE MOMENTS BECAUSE NOBODY KNOWS HOW LONG THEY HAVE.))
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SOT standup here 18:19:30

((KIMBERLY MCBROOM/NEWS 7: SINCE HOLLINS COLLEGE IS SUCH A CLOSE- KNIT COMMUNITY, PEOPLE HERE SAY THERE'S A LOT OF SUPPORT TO GET THEM THROUGH THIS. A MEMORIAL SERVICE HAS BEEN SCHEDULED FOR ANN HARPER WEDNESDAY IN DUPONT CHAPEL. ))
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))

Sinai-Murder


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#edit of 95-92
GRAPHIC=murder


More murders in Southside.
Halifax County authorities say the ALLEGED gunman in a FATAL shooting turned himself in at the scene.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Halifax Co.;


The shooting happened at the Village Apartments in the Sinai (Sigh-NEE-Eye) section of the county at about 10- Sunday night.
Authorities say 21- year old Damon Lamont Crews was shot with a handgun, 18- year old Tywan Otey Brown has been arrested.
Authorities say the shooting stemmed from an argument.
Brown is in the Halifax County jail.
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And Henry County authorities have found a missing link in their murder investigation.


Powell-Murder


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Police have questioned an eyewitness.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Henry Co.;


Authorities believe 33- year old Richard Scott Powell of Eden, North Carolina was shot inside his pick- up early Saturday morning in Sandy Level.
Police say a wounded Powell and his passenger then fled to Rockingham County, North Carolina.
SUPER=03-Rockingham Co., NC;


A passer-by discovered Powell slumped over dead in his truck along Route 7-70 later that day.
Authorities hope now that they've located Powell's passenger, they'll be able to confirm what happened.
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SOT
IN Q=Our investigation

((SGT. KIMMY NESTER/HENRY CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT. OUR INVESTIGATION REVEALS THAT THE VICTIM CAME HERE WITH A COMPANION PULLED IN, AND THAT THE OCCUPANTS OF THE MOTOR VEHICLE WERE IN THE PROCESS OF MAKING A DRUG TRANSACTION OR PURCHASE HERE AND THAT A YOUNG BLACK MALE WHO WAS TALKING WITH THEM, REACHED INTO THE VEHICLE AND ATTEMPTED TO RIP THEM OFF BY TAKING MONEY FROM THE OCCUPANTS AND SHORTLY AFTER THAT GUNFIRE ERUPTED NEAR THE HOME TO THE LEFT OF US HERE. ))
SUPER=01-Sgt. Kimmy Nester/Henry Co. Sheriff's Dept.
RUNS=:25
OUT Q=left of us here.
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VO-NAT


Police DO have suspects, but have NOT made an arrest.
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James-Nowlin


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#edit of 95-93
GRAPHIC=NONE


The Burrell (Burle) Nursing Center installed a hidden camera in a comatose patient's room because it feared someone was stealing from her.
Instead, it caught James Gary NOW-lin in the act of fondling the patient.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The day after the surveillance camera was put in place- -the occupational therapist went into the 19-year old woman's room and sexually molested her.
Though she is unable to speak, the prosecutor says the victim does have some sense of her surroundings at times.
NOW-lin yesterday did not contest the charges against him.
He faces up to ten years in prison when he's sentenced for attempted aggravated sexual battery.
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Highway


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#edit of with new field bite 95-98
GRAPHIC=Smart Road


The Smart Road may be back on track--
Last week, the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors voted AGAINST rezoning land for the road.
But yesterday it filed a resolution RESCINDING the action and is now reconsidering the project.
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SUPER=03-Christiansburg;


Virginia Tech officials are HOPING more information comes out concerning the implications of NOT going forward with the Smart Road.
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IN Q=Specifically, those are

((PAUL TORGERSEN/VA TECH PRESIDENT: SPECIFICALLY, THOSE ARE IMPLICATIONS THAT WOULD AFFECT 3-A, WHICH I DON'T THINK HAVE BEEN THOUGHT THROUGH VERY CAREFULLY. AND I THINK WE'RE QUITE PREPARED TO DESCRIBE THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IMPLICATIONS. ))
SUPER=01-Paul Torgersen/Virginia Tech President;
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OUT Q=development implications
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VO-NAT


The board's action also establishes a committee to decide WHAT kind of information is needed. It's expected to report BACK to the board December 11th.
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4-scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=nfl logo


In Monday Night Football --
The defending A-F-C champion San Diego Chargers edged the Oakland Raiders last night.
John Carney kicked four field goals and Dwayne Harper intercepted three passes.
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Harper intercepted a pass in the final minute to seal the Raiders' second straight loss.
The 8-and-4 Raiders remain one game behind first-place Kansas City in the A-F-C West.
For that score and more let's go to the scoreboards.
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SUPER=#C-200;
SUPER=100-San Diego/=12/Oakland/==6;



SUPER=96-Toronto/101/Golden State/=98//Orlando/=96/Detroit/=95;
SUPER=96-Utah/114/Phoenix/105//Chicago/107/Portland/104;



SUPER=97-Missouri/=89/Tennessee State/=75//Virginia/=87/William & Mary/=58;
SUPER=97-Maryland/=70/Towson State/=67//Georgia Tech/=87/Campbell/=76;

SUPER=97-Michigan/=84/St. Francis - Penn./=52;