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7Pitts-Fatal

ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
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A Danville teenager is dead following a single vehicle accident on New Year's Day.
Police say 19-year-old Rodney Wayne Adams was driving along Route 640 in Pittsylvania County, when he lost control on a curve, ran off the road and struck some trees.
Adams died at the scene.

7Henry-Murder


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=THa
TAPE#95-97
GRAPHIC=Murder


A 15 year old is charged with the murder of his step father in Henry County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Henry Co./Yesterday;


The shooting happened New Year's Eve at the victim's residence in Fieldale.
Investigators say the shooting was sparked by a dispute between the 15- year- old and his 19- year- old gilfriend outside the home.
A sheriff's investigator says the step-father got involved when the teen went inside and grabbed a 22- caliber rifle.
Authorities say the two struggled before 30 -year old James Nelson Marshall, Junior was shot in the chest.
The teen is also charged with another shooting.
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IN Q=For some

((P.G. PUCKETT/HENRY CO. INVESTIGATOR: FOR SOME REASON THE ACCUSED CAME OUTSIDE THE RESIDENCE, WHILE HE WAS OUTSIDE FIRED ANOTHER ROUND THROUGH THE FRONT DOOR OF THE RESIDENCE, THIS SECOND ROUND STRUCK THE ACCUSED GIRLFRIEND, THE 19- YEAR OLD FEMALE. ))
SUPER=01-P.G. Puckett/Henry Co. Investigator; :00
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OUT Q=year old female.
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VO-NAT


The young man's 19- year old girlfriend, La-keshia Massey, has been released from a local hospital.
The teen was charged with second degree murder in connection with his step-father's death.
He's being held in a Danville juvenile facility.
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7Cable-Personals


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=THa
TAPE#95-109
GRAPHIC=Cable TV


A Danville Cable company is offering personal ads for those hoping to find a new love in the new year.
Teresa Hamilton has the story.
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IN Q=Television
SUPER=03-Danville; :00
SUPER=01-Don Robertson/CVN Director; :27
SUPER=@Teresa2; 1:45
RUNS=2:01
OUT Q=Hamilton, News 7, Danville.



((Television has been called a lot of things, but matchmaker isn't one.
Yet, that's exactly what Cable Vision Industries in Danville, has become.
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IN Q=

((Nat sound from the television. ))
RUNS=:00
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Perhaps no one's more familiar with the role of matchmaker that Don Robertson.
As Director of CVI's Video Connection Network, it's his to oversee the personals that appear on Cable Channel 12.
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IN Q=THERE ARE

((DON ROBERTSON/VCN DIRECTOR:THERE ARE PEOPLE THAT DON'T LIKE TO GO OUT ON THE BAR SCENE, THERE ARE PEOPLE THAT MAYBE AREN'T AS OUTGOING THAT NEED A SERVICE LIKE THIS. ))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q= like this.


Placing an ad is free and confidential-- it's all done by computer.
There are no names or pictures.
CVI makes its profit from viewers who respond to the ads-- using a 1-900 number.
CVI also runs other photo-classifieds-- for homes, cars and other businesses.
But none seem to have gained as much notoriety as the person to person ads.
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IN Q=It's pretty neat

((IT'S PRETTY NEAT...EVERYWHERE YOU GO YOU HERE PEOPLE COMMENTING, YOU KNOW, OH YOU WORK FOR THAT THING, THAT'S GOT ALL THOSE DATING PERSONAL ADS, SO IT'S KIND OF HELPED BUILD OUR IDENTITY IN SUCH A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME. ))
RUNS=:00
OUT Q= period of time.


Women are allowed eight weeks to run an ad-- men on the other hand, are given just three.
The way Robertson sees it, women are likely to need more time, because they're more timid and shy.
Whatever the case, he says, the service does work.
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IN Q=

((I'VE ONLY HAD ONE LADY TO CALL ME AND ACTUALLY THANK ME, BUT I GUESS WHEN YOU'RE IN THAT SITUATION, YOU KIND OF GET A LITTLE BIT EMBARRASSED AND DON'T REALLY WANT TO ACKNOWLEDGE HOW YOU CAME ABOUT, MEETING THAT SIGNIFICANT OTHER.))
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OUT Q=significant other.


But as Channel 12 continues to gain viewers and more love connections are made, perhaps others will be less apprehensive in giving "Person to Person" credit for a perfect match.
Teresa Hamilton, News 7, Danville.))

7WEATHER


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=nle
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It's cold, rainy and foggy out there this morning -
Temperatures will be in the upper 30s today with periods of rain throughout the day.
Tonight, the rain should come to an end - with lows in the 30s.

55Pitts-Fatal


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=cro
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=none


A teenager is dead following a single car accident in Pittsylvania County on New Year's Day.
Police say 19-year-old Rodney Wayne Adams of Danville was driving along Route 6-40, when he lost control in a curve, ran off the road and struck some trees.
Adams died at the scene.

55Henry-Murder


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=THa
TAPE#95-97
GRAPHIC=Murder


A 15 year old is charged with the murder of his step father in Henry County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Henry Co./Yesterday;


The shooting happened New Year's Eve at the victim's residence in Fieldale.
Investigators say the shooting was sparked by a dispute between the 15- year- old and his 19- year- old gilfriend outside the home.
A sheriff's investigator says the step-father got involved when the teen went inside and grabbed a 22- caliber rifle.
Authorities say the two struggled before 30 -year old James Nelson Marshall, Junior was shot in the chest.
The teen is also charged with another shooting.
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SOT
IN Q=For some

((P.G. PUCKETT/HENRY CO. INVESTIGATOR: FOR SOME REASON THE ACCUSED CAME OUTSIDE THE RESIDENCE, WHILE HE WAS OUTSIDE FIRED ANOTHER ROUND THROUGH THE FRONT DOOR OF THE RESIDENCE, THIS SECOND ROUND STRUCK THE ACCUSED GIRLFRIEND, THE 19- YEAR OLD FEMALE. ))
SUPER=01-P.G. Puckett/Henry Co. Investigator; :00
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=year old female.
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VO-NAT


The young man's 19- year old girlfriend, La-keshia Massey, has been released from a local hospital.
The teen was charged with second degree murder in connection with his step-father's death.
He's being held in a Danville juvenile facility.
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55Airport


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=spr
TAPE#95-99
GRAPHIC=Roanoke Regional Airport


No one was flying out of Roanoke Regional Airport yesterday.
Dense fog in the Roanoke Valley hampered pilot visibility.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday;


Both arrivals and departures were either delayed or re- routed.
Officials say it will take awhile to get flights back to normal - early morning flights were cancelled.
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ANCHOR=Beth
SS=HOLD


Flights are scheduled to begin arriving at the airport around nine o'clock this morning, with departures beginning around 10.

55Tech-return


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=spr
TAPE#95-96
GRAPHIC=NONE


There were thousands of New Years' travelers who were NOT phased by the foggy situation.
Scott Prince has the story.
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IN Q=Hokie fans
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday; :05
SUPER=01-Melvin Dunman/Virginia Tech Fan; :16
SUPER=01-Brice Cole/Virginia Tech Fan; :22
SUPER=01-Beverly Sgro/Virginia Education Secretary; :32
SUPER=01-Mark Courtney/Roanoke Regional Airport; :54
SUPER=@Scott2; 1:11
RUNS=1:18
OUT Q=Scott Prince, News 7

(( Hokie fans have waited a long time for a victory in a major bowl.
So waiting to get back to Southwest Virginia was no big deal.
Heavy fog at Roanoke Regional Airport forced Sugar Bowl travelers to switch gears... and fly to other airports.
But emotions could not be grounded.
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((MELVIN DUNMAN/VIRGINIA TECH FAN: IT DID NOT MATTER. NO IT DIDN'T. WE HAD A WONDERFUL TRIP FROM BEGINNING TO END. WE ENJOYED THE NEW ORLEANS. WE ENJOYED THE FOOTBALL GAME. ))
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((BRICE COLE/VIRGINIA TECH FAN: IT WAS AWESOME. I THOUGHT IT WAS A GREAT WIN AND ANOTHER STEP FOR VIRGINIA TECH SPORTS. ))
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OUT Q=Virginia Tech sports.


Even Virginia's Secretary of Education said Tech doubters learned a valuable lesson.
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IN Q=The team just played

((BEVERLY SGRO/VIRGINIA EDUCATION SECRETARY: THE TEAM JUST PLAYED SUPERBLY. THE CROWD WAS PHENOMENAL. THE SUPPORT FOR VIRGINIA TECH WAS JUST INCREDIBLE. IT WAS REALLY GREAT. ))
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OUT Q=really great


These Tech fans were the lucky ones.
THEIR charter flights landed in either Lynchburg, Charlottesville or Greensboro, and then shuttle busses brought them to Roanoke.
But there are a number of Tech fans who never made it out of New Orleans because of the weather.
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((MARK COURTNEY/ROANOKE REGIONAL AIRPORT: SO NOW WE HAVE A LOT OF PEOPLE COMING TO PICK THESE PASSENGERS UP AND THEY DON'T HAVE A LOT OF INFORMATION. SO IN SOME CASES THEY'RE JUST COMING OUT TO THE AIRPORT TO FIND OUT IF WE HAVE UPDATED INFORMATION, AND AGAIN, WE OFTEN DON'T HAVE THAT. ))
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OUT Q=don't have that


Even though the fog made travel plans confusing... there was no confusion on the football field.
And for many a Hokie victory made it all worth while.
Scott Prince, News 7.))

55WEATHER


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=nle
TAPE#
GRAPHIC=


It's cold, rainy and foggy out there this morning -
Temperatures will be in the upper 30s this afternoon with periods of rain throughout the day.
Tonight, the rain should come to an end - with lows in the 30s. Some places may see some snow flurries.
Tomorrow, it'll be partly cloudy, blustery with scattered snow flurries. Highs will be near 40 degrees.
A little sunshine is expected by Friday and much colder temperatures are expected by the weekend. Highs will be near 30. Lows will be in the teens.

8Airport


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#95-99
GRAPHIC=Roanoke Regional Airport


Flights begin arriving at Roanoke Regional Airport at 9:00 this morning. That means all departures will begin around 10:00.
Dense fog in the Roanoke Valley hampered pilot visibility yesterday and cancelled or delayed flights.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday;


Both arrivals and departures were either delayed or re- routed.
Officials say it will take awhile to get flights back to normal.
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ANCHOR=Beth
SS=HOLD


Again, flights this morning are scheduled to begin arriving at the airport around nine o'clock with departures beginning around 10.

8Pitts-Fatal


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=cro
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=none


A single car accident in Pittsylvania County killed a teenager from Danville on New Year's Day.
Police say 19-year-old Rodney Adams was driving along Route 6-40. He lost control in a curve, ran off the road and struck some trees.
Adams died at the scene.

8Fieldale-Murder


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=THa
TAPE#95-97
GRAPHIC=Murder


A Henry County teen is in custody this morning -- charged with fatally shooting his stepfather.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Henry Co./Yesterday;


The shooting happened New Year's eve at the victim's residence in Fieldale.
Investigators say the shooting was sparked by a dispute between the 15- year- old and his 19- year- old gilfriend outside the home.
A Sheriff's investigator says the step-father got involved when the teen went inside and grabbed a 22- caliber rifle.
Authorities say the two struggled before 30 -year old James Nelson Marshall, Junior was shot in the chest.
The teen is also charged with another shooting.
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SOT
IN Q=For some

((P.G. PUCKETT/HENRY CO. INVESTIGATOR: FOR SOME REASON THE ACCUSED CAME OUTSIDE THE RESIDENCE, WHILE HE WAS OUTSIDE FIRED ANOTHER ROUND THROUGH THE FRONT DOOR OF THE RESIDENCE, THIS SECOND ROUND STRUCK THE ACCUSED GIRLFRIEND, THE 19- YEAR OLD FEMALE. ))
SUPER=01-P.G. Puckett/Henry Co. Investigator; :00
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=year old female.
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VO-NAT


The young man's 19-year-old girlfriend, La-keshia Massey, has been released from a local hospital.
The teen was charged with second degree murder in connection with his step-father's death.
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8Arthur-Ash


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#=edit of 95-111
GRAPHIC=NONE


The widow of tennis star Arthur Ashe says she opposes Richmond's decision to put the statue of Ash next to Civil War figures.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=SUPER=03-Richmond/July 17;

file on ashe-statue 95-111 Jeanne Ashe says she wants people to know her husband would NOT have approved of the Monument Avenue location.
She says that location honors Richmond more than Ashe or his deeds and civil rights work.
She says he wanted the statue placed in front of a proposed African-American sports museum.
But plans for the museum have bogged down since Ashe's death from AIDS in 1993.
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8Cable-Personals


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=THa
TAPE#95-109
GRAPHIC=Cable TV


Danville Cable company offers personal ads for any viewer who is hoping to find a new love in '96.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;

Television has been called a lot of things, but matchmaker isn't one.
Yet, that's exactly what Cable Vision Industries in Danville, has become.
Don Robertson oversees this service.
As Director of CVI's Video Connection Network, it's his job to monitor the personals that appear on Cable Channel 12.
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SOT
IN Q=THERE ARE

((DON ROBERTSON/VCN DIRECTOR:THERE ARE PEOPLE THAT DON'T LIKE TO GO OUT ON THE BAR SCENE, THERE ARE PEOPLE THAT MAYBE AREN'T AS OUTGOING THAT NEED A SERVICE LIKE THIS. ))
SUPER=01-Don Robertson/VCN Director;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q= like this.


Placing an ad is free and confidential-- it's all done by computer.
There are no names or pictures.
CVI makes its profit from viewers who respond to the ads-- using a 1-900 number.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=It's pretty neat

((IT'S PRETTY NEAT...EVERYWHERE YOU GO YOU HERE PEOPLE COMMENTING, YOU KNOW, OH YOU WORK FOR THAT THING, THAT'S GOT ALL THOSE DATING PERSONAL ADS, SO IT'S KIND OF HELPED BUILD OUR IDENTITY IN SUCH A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME. ))
RUNS=:00
OUT Q= period of time.


Women are allowed eight weeks to run an ad-- men on the other hand, are given just three.
The way Robertson sees it, women are likely to need more time, because they're more timid and shy.
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8WEATHER


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=nle
TAPE#
GRAPHIC=


It's cold, rainy and foggy out there this morning -
Temperatures will be in the upper 30s this afternoon with periods of rain throughout the day.
Tonight, the rain should come to an end - with lows in the 30s. Some places may see some snow flurries.
Tomorrow, it'll be partly cloudy, blustery with scattered snow flurries. Highs will be near 40 degrees. expected by the weekend. Highs will be near 30. Lows will be in the teens. A little sunshine is expected by Friday and much colder temperatures are