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Headlines

ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=mornin'
WRITER=nle
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Coming up on News 7 Mornin',
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VO-NAT

police are trying to solve the mystery surrounding a man found dead at his workplace in Roanoke County,
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ANCHOR=Beth

and furloughed federal workers are STILL off the job today, because there's still NO budget agreement on Capitol Hill. wx-head/live-head
(larry ad lib)


Budget


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=MORN
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=govt shutdown


A bill aimed at getting furloughed federal workers BACK on the job got the O-K from the Senate, but has NO chance in the House, according to the House Speaker.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC/Yesterday;


There was constructive progress at the first meeting of the new year between President Clinton and Republican leaders, but still NO solid agreements.
Prior to the meeting the President complimented the Senate for approving a bill to re-open the government and pay workers through January 12th.
But House Speaker Newt Gingrich made it clear that many house members might kill the idea.
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IN Q=House speaker

((HOUSE SPEAKER NEWT GINGRICH: I DON'T THINK THE HOUSE REPUBLICANS ARE GOING TO AGREE TO AVOID DEALING WITH GETTING TO A BALANCED BUDGET, WE SPENT A YEAR GETTING TO THIS POINT. ))
SUPER=01-Newt Gingrich/House Speaker;
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OUT Q=to this point.
ANCHOR=Beth
SS=hold


President Clinton plans to meet with top lawmakers at the White House again today for more budget talks.

Fed-Workers


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#594-34
GRAPHIC=Government Shutdown


Local federal workers say they need some questions answered now-- and Congressman Bob Goodlatte responded yesterday.
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IN Q=Since the government
SOT 10:42:40 (Tape 1)

((STEVE LAX/FEDERAL WORKER: SINCE THE GOVERNMENT CAN'T MANAGE THEIR OWN BUDGET HOW COME THEY HAVE TO MESS UP MY BUDGET.)) ((GARY GREEN/FEDERAL WORKER: I'D LIKE TO KNOW IF HE THINKS ITS APPROPRIATE THAT CONGRESS GETS PAID WHILE WE'RE ON FURLOUGH AND THEY ARE GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES.)) ((REP. BOB GOODLATTE/R- 6TH DISTRICT: WELL, I DON'T THINK IT LOOKS GOOD AND CERTAINLY THERE HAVE BEEN EFFORTS MADE IN THE CONGRESS THAT WOULD HOLD UP OUR COMPENSATION UNTIL THE MATTER IS RESOLVED. I THINK IF ANYTHING LIKE THIS OCCURS AGAIN THERE ARE A LOT OF CHANGES IN THAT OUGHT TO BE MADE IN LEGISLATION IN ANTICIPATION OF THESE KIND OF CONFRONTATIONS.))
SUPER=01-Steve Lax/Federal Employee; :00
SUPER=01-Gary Green/Federal Employee; :07
SUPER=@Goodlatte; :12
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OUT Q=kind of confrontations.
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Goodlatte says he's still optimistic something can be worked out.
He also says this may be an election issue later in the year.
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County-Body


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#95-105
GRAPHIC=NONE


Police are trying to unravel the circumstances surrounding the death of a Blue Ridge man-- whose body was found yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Yesterday;


Authorities say 26- year- old Christopher Lee Wilson was found dead at his workplace--General Import Services on Brambleton Avenue.
Wilson's co- workers discovered his body shortly after 7 A-M.
Police are investigating the incident as a suspicious death.
An autopsy is scheduled today to determine the cause.
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Priest-Bombing


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=bmy
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=bombing


An Episcopal priest in Alabama picked up a U-Haul box placed on top of his car... and it exploded, sending the priest to the hospital.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Opelika, AL/Yesterday;


The Rev. Mike Schnatterly is reportedly in good condition this morning.
The incident happened yesterday in the reverend's carport.
Authorities say the bomb was designed to explode when moved or lifted.
The FBI describes the bomb as electronically rigged, with at least five big batteries.
Investigators would not talk about a motive, or say if the priest was the intended target.
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Green


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=legal scales


In North Carolina, opening statements are scheduled to get under way today in the trial of Daniel Green. He's charged with the 19-93 murder of James Jordan, the father of basketball star Michael Jordan.
Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty.

Madonna


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=bmy
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=legal scales


A judge ordered Madonna to appear in court for the trial of a man accused of stalking her.
He threatened a 5-MILLION dollar fine if she did not show.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Hollywood, CA;


Robert Hoskins allegedly threatened the singer and her employees. Police accused him of invading Madonna's Hollywood Hills estate in May when one of her bodyguards shot him.
Hoskins is charged with stalking, assault, and making terrorists threats.
Madonna's attorney convinced the judge to postpone Madonna's appearance until after jury selection is complete.
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1-Sports


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


In sports, Mike Stevens has the latest high school hoop action.
Good morning Mike.
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$CCOFF

One-Larry


ANCHOR=Larry
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(Live Interview)



SUPER=15-Larry Dowdy;
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SUPER=13-Warren Smith/Service Contractor;



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(Larry does short weather & toss to bump)


Plane-Crash


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
TAPE# none
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Two veteran American Airlines pilots say the crew of flight 9-6-5 was NOT at fault when the jet SLAMMED into a Colombian mountain, killing 160 people. They say an air traffic controller is to blame.
The pilots tell ``The Miami Herald'' conversations between the Cali airport controller and the flight crew make it OBVIOUS the controller did NOT know the plane's location during its approach.
An American Airlines spokesman declined to comment.

ATT-Layoffs


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lbe

TAPE95-109
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Massive layoffs at A-T-and-T-
It's cutting 40-thousand jobs in a HUGE reorganization.
The layoffs will NOT impact this area though.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


Meanwhile the New River Valley is STILL trying to comeback after losing the A-T-and-T plant in Fairlawn FIVE years ago.
SUPER=03-Pulaski;


More than one thousand people lost their jobs, including Kimberly
(Burr-SHETT) Burchett.


She found another job after taking advantage of a job training program for displaced workers.
Burchett recommends going back to school, especially if your former employer will help out.
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SOT 14:17:18
IN Q=Yes, if it's offered

((KIMBERLY BURCHETT/FORMER AT&T EMPLOYEE: YES, IF IT'S OFFERED THAT'S WHAT I WOULD DO. THAT WAY YOU COULD GET ANOTHER EDUCATION UNDER YOUR BELT.))
SUPER=01-Kimberly Burchett/Former AT&T Employee;
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OUT Q=under your belt.
ANCHOR=Beth
SS=HOLD


Pulaski leaders say since the dark days of the early 1990's, their region has one thousand MORE jobs than BEFORE the A-T-and-T layoff.
They admit though, many of the jobs do NOT pay as well.

PAYNE


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#95-100
GRAPHIC=tobacco


The federal government's proposal to impose TOUGHER restrictions on the use and marketing of tobacco products is being met by NEW opposition.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blairs/Yesterday;


Congressman L- F Payne and North Carolina Congressman Richard Burr have sent a detailed letter to the FDA, calling the proposal UN-constitutional.
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IN Q=What the

((REP. L. F. PAYNE/D-NELSON CO.:WHAT THE FDA IS PROPOSING IS A SERIOUS THREAT TO THE LEGISLATIVE PREROGATIVES OF THE CONGRESS. UNDER OUR SYSTEM OF GOVERNMENT, IT IS THE CONGRESS AND NOT UN-ELECTED BUREAUCRATS WHO ARE GIVEN THE AUTHORITY TO MAKE THE LAWS IN THIS COUNTRY. RUSS SIMPSON/TOBACCO FARMER:IT'S FAMILY, IT'S TRADITION, AND IT IS A LIVELIHOOD, THAT'S THE WAY WE PAY OUR BILLS IS WITH TOBACCO, THERE'S NOTHING, NO OTHER ALTERNATIVE TO TAKE ITS PLACE.))
SUPER=@Payne; :00
SUPER=01-Russ Simpson/Tobacco Farmer; :17
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OUT Q=take its place.
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VO-NAT


The letter was signed by more than 120 lawmakers, both Democrats and Republicans.
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Anti-tobacco


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#95-97
GRAPHIC=Tobacco


Tobacco industry OPPONENTS in Virginia are hailing President Clinton and F-D-A Director David Kessler for having the courage to take on the powerful lobby.
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SUPER=03-Richmond/Yesterday;


Virginia's chapter of the Group To Alleviate Smoking in Public -- or GASP -- fired off seven pages of its own comments to the FDA yesterday.
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SOT 04:07:15
IN Q=When you have

((ANNE MORROW DONLEY/VA. GASP: WHEN YOU HAVE PEOPLE LIKE FORMER PRESIDENT CARTER WHO WENT TO CLINTON AND URGED HIM TO TAKE THIS STEP. AND SAID THAT HE HAD HAD THE CHANCE TO TAKE THIS STEP AND HADN'T DONE IT. THAT HE HAD BELIEVED THE TOBACCO INDUSTRY THAT THEY WOULD REGULATE THEMSELVES AND THEY HAD LIED TO HIM. I THINK THAT'S ALSO VERY SIGNIFICANT. THAT NOW THOSE OF US WHO ARE OUT THERE AND WHO HAVE BEEN WORKING ON THIS FOR MANY YEARS, AND WHO HAVE BEEN SUFFERING AND SEEING PEOPLE DYING WITH TOBACCO RELATED ILLNESSES, THAT WE SEE NOW THAT THE GOVERNMENT IS WILLING TO LISTEN.))
SUPER=01-Anne Morrow Donley/Va. GASP;
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OUT Q=to listen.
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GASP points out that cigarette sellers regularly display tobacco products in a way that entices children.
The proposed FDA regulations are all aimed at trying to keep children from buying, smoking... or even wanting tobacco products.
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Apco


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=apco


Appalachian Power is beginning the year with a NEW name.
Apco and six other subsidiaries of American Electric Power are now using the name and logo of American Electric. Apco officials say the single-company strategy will NOT mean any legal, financial or regulatory changes.

2-scores


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
TAPE# edit of s-fiesta fb95-2
GRAPHIC=fiesta bowl


In sports --
The University of Nebraska rolled to its SECOND straight national championship by embarrassing second-ranked Florida in the Fiesta Bowl.
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Cornhuskers quarterback Tommie Frazier ran for a career-high 199 yards and TWO touchdowns, including a dazzling 75-yard scamper.
Let's take a look at the scoreboards.
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SUPER=#C-200;
SUPER=101-Nebraska/=62/Florida/=24;



SUPER=96-Cleveland/108/Washington/100//Seattle/111/Atlanta/=88;
SUPER=96-New Jersey/=81/Milwaukee/=72//Portland/101/New York/=92;
SUPER=96-Houston/105/Minnesota/100//Utah/102/Dallas/=92;
SUPER=96-Indiana/102/Denver/=87//Philadelphia/=90/LA Lakers/=89;




3-wx-toss


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=bmy
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=winter weather


While much of Southwest Virginia got rain, and plenty of it yesterday,
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Cleveland, OH;


Much of Ohio is NOW covered with snow, frozen rain, and slush.
A blizzard warning is in effect for most of northern Ohio.
Eight inches of snow is expected.
SUPER=03-Indianapolis, IN;


Central Indiana also got blasted.
The National Weather Service forecasts snow accumulations ranging from five to nine inches.
Fourteen counties have been declared areas of emergency to keep people off the roads.
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(beth toss to larry)


Two-Larry


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



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



SUPER=13-Warren Smith/Service Contractor;



SUPER=11-Christiansburg;



(Toss to Beth)


2HEADLINES


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=bmy
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Here's a look at today's top stories.
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Police are trying to find out what killed a man whose body was found at his workplace in Roanoke County.
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The Hokies return from their Sugar Bowl win in New Orleans with that missing trophy safely in their possession.... All this
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as two Tech football players who were NOT allowed to go to the Sugar Bowl are accused of RAPING a Virginia Tech student.
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ANCHOR=Beth


And that's what's making news on this Wednesday, January 3rd, 19-96.
News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

Shutdown


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=MORN
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=govt shutdown


A senate- passed bill that would re-open the government will NOT make it through the House, according to the House Speaker.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC/Yesterday;


NO solid agreements came about yesterday, but there was constructive progress at the first meeting of the new year between President Clinton and Republican leaders.
The President was pleased that the Senate approved a resolution to send federal workers back to their jobs and pay them through January 12th.
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((I WANT TO COMPLIMENT THE SENATE FOR VOTING...I HOPE THE HOUSE WILL FOLLOW SUIT. ))
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OUT Q= will follow suit.
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VO-NAT


But there's a catch-
The House must agree and House Speaker Newt Gingrich says many House members, especially those GOP freshman who said they want a balanced budget before agreeing to re-open the government, might kill the idea.
President Clinton plans to meet with top lawmakers at the White House again today for more budget talks.
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Layoffs


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lbe

TAPE95-109
GRAPHIC=ATT


And while federal workers are concerned about their paychecks, 40-thousand A-T-And-T workers are finding they will NOT get paychecks at all.
Their jobs are being CUT in a huge reorganization.
The layoffs will NOT impact this area though.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


Meanwhile the New River Valley is still trying to comeback after losing the A-T-and-T plant in Fairlawn five years ago.
SUPER=03-Pulaski;


More than one thousand people lost their jobs, including Kimberly
(Burr-SHETT) Burchett.


She found another job after taking advantage of a job training program for displaced workers.
Burchett recommends going back to school, especially if your former employer will help out.
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SOT 14:17:18
IN Q=Yes, if it's offered

((KIMBERLY BURCHETT/FORMER AT&T EMPLOYEE: YES, IF IT'S OFFERED THAT'S WHAT I WOULD DO. THAT WAY YOU COULD GET ANOTHER EDUCATION UNDER YOUR BELT.))
SUPER=01-Kimberly Burchett/Former AT&T Employee;
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OUT Q=under your belt.
ANCHOR=Beth
SS=HOLD


Pulaski leaders say since the dark days of the early 1990's, their region has one thousand MORE jobs than BEFORE the A-T-and-T layoff.
They admit though, many of the jobs don't pay as well.

Morrison


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#95-106
GRAPHIC=VPI SU


A Virginia Tech student is suing the school and two football players- saying she was raped by the players.
Christy Braun-kala (Brzonkala) filed the complaint in federal court, claiming Tech and the two team members violated her civil rights.
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SUPER=@file


She says Linebacker Tony Morrison- -and another player- -raped her in September of 94.
Morrison was convicted of sexual assault by a University Judicial Committee last Spring and suspended for two semesters.
(Braun-kala) Brzonkala claims Head Coach Frank Beamer was responsible for getting the suspension overturned-
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ANCHOR=Beth
SS=HOLD

though Morrison was later kicked off the team for some un-related offenses.
Neither Morrison- -nor the other player, James Crawford- -were allowed to go to the Sugar Bowl.
Tech issued a statement last night, saying it expects the facts- -once fully presented in court- -will support the University's position.

Tech-Return


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-1
GRAPHIC=VT SUgar Bowl


Even though controversy is clouding Tech's finest hour, football players don't seem too concerned.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday;


The team got back from New Orleans yesterday afternoon.
While there was no fanfare, there were plenty of smiles.
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SOT 12:58:26
IN Q=It was just

((BRIAN EDMUNDS/VIRGINIA TECH FULLBACK: IT WAS JUST TREMENDOUS. I'VE NEVER BEEN IN A GAME THAT MEANT SO MUCH TO A GROUP OF PEOPLE. IT WAS JUST A GREAT FEELING. ))
SUPER=01-Brian Edmunds/Virginia Tech Fullback;
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OUT Q=a great feeling
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Yesterday;


From Roanoke Regional Airport, the Hokies jumped on three charter buses and headed to Blacksburg.
They were met by a dozen fans-- showing gratitude, and looking for autographs.
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SOT 13:54:23
IN Q=I THINK THEY

((KERRI BEASLEY/VIRGINIA TECH FAN: I THINK THEY NEED THE SUPPORT. I DON'T THINK THEY GET THE RESPECT THEY DESERVE AND THEY WORKED HARD. I DEFINITELY THINK THEY NEED PEOPLE TO KNOW THAT THEY'RE BEHIND THEM. ))
SUPER=01-Kerri Beasley/Virginia Tech Fan;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=we're behind them
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Even though victory was sweet, most players are not sticking around to bask in the glory.
Many are heading home for what's left of their winter vacation.
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Trophy


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=sly
TAPE#95-110
GRAPHIC=Hold Sugar Bowl


The mystery of Tech's missing Sugar Bowl trophy was answered last night.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New Orleans;


It was feared the trophy was lost after Coach Frank Beamer turned it over to his senior players.
After that the seniors said they weren't sure what happened to it.
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Talent=Beth
SS=Sugar Bowl


Beamer promised an all-out search for the trophy--only to discover one of his players had hidden it as a joke.
It's now safe and sound at its new home in Blacksburg.

3-Sports


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


Tech's Sugar Bowl win is drumming up big business.
Mike Stevens has that story, plus results of the Fiesta Bowl, in sports.
Good morning Mike.
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$CCOFF
Birthdays
TALENT=Larry
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Three-Larry


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



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



SUPER=13-Warren Smith/Service Contractor;



SUPER=11-Christiansburg;



(Toss to bump)


Body


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#95-105
GRAPHIC=NONE


An autopsy is planned today to find out what killed a Blue Ridge man-- whose body was found yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Yesterday;


Authorities say 26- year- old Christopher Lee Wilson was found dead at his workplace--General Import Services on Brambleton Avenue.
Wilson's co- workers discovered his body shortly after 7 A-M.
Police are investigating the incident as a suspicious death.
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L'burg-Fatal


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#=95-103
GRAPHIC=NONE


Police say speed may have been involved in single car accident that killed a Lynchburg man.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Yesterday;


Police say 33- year- old Ricky Louis Roberts was driving in the 700 block of Leesville Road yesterday morning when he ran into a tree.
The car was so badly mangled, Roberts had to be cut from the wreckage.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police say Roberts was not wearing a seat belt.
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Annexation


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#95-102
GRAPHIC=annexation


Roanoke County wants permanent protection from annexation-
Yesterday the board of supervisors requested a controversial change in the county's charter.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Yesterday;


The proposed legislation is bringing complaints from Roanoke city council and skepticism from some lawmakers who say its prospects are not very good.
Though state law now prohibits cities from initiating annexation, county officials say they fear changes would allow Roanoke or Salem to chip away at the county's tax base.
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IN Q=I'm not in for

((BOB JOHNSON/ROANOKE CO. SUPERVISORS CHAIRMAN: I'M NOT IN FOR ANY ADVERSARIAL RELATIONSHIPS. THE MEDIA WILL HAVE A FIELD DAY WITH THIS, BUT I'M NOT GOING TO APOLOGIZE FOR ROANOKE COUNTY AND THEIR CITIZENS RIGHT TO EXIST. THEY DESERVE IT. WE'RE GOING TO SEE THAT THEY GET IT.)) ((DAVID BOWERS/ROANOKE MAYOR: WELL IT SOUNDS LIKE WHAT ROANOKE COUNTY WANTS TO DO IS RUN A COUNTY WITH ALL THE BENEFITS THAT COUNTIES HAVE UNDER OUR SYSTEM OF GOVERNMENT HERE IN THE COMMONWEALTH AND YET THEY ALSO WANT THE BENEFITS OF BEING A CITY. THEY WANT IT BOTH WAYS AND I JUST DON'T THINK THAT'S GOING TO FLY. I DON'T THINK THAT'S GOING TO WORK.))
SUPER=01-Bob Johnson/Roanoke Co. Supervisors Chairman; :00
SUPER=@Bowers; :18
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ANCHOR=Beth
SS=NONE


Also yesterday, the supervisors elected Bob Johnson chairman.
City Council tried and failed to name a replacement for John Edwards.
Council met in executive session for more than an hour, but a motion to appoint former councilman Bob Garland failed on a tie.

Housing-Police


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#95-114
GRAPHIC=NONE


Danville's police department will welcome two new officers to the force.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville/File Tape;


City council last night approved an agreement between the city and the Danville Housing and Re-development authority.
Under the agreement, two full time police officers will patrol the city's five housing communities.
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Ashe-Statue


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
TAPE# edit of 95-111 ashe-statue
GRAPHIC=none


The Richmond Planning Commission has decided to consider an international competition to design a sculpture of tennis star Arthur Ashe.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond/July 17;


Yesterday's decision came after the commission gave preliminary approval last year to an artist's design for the statue on Monument Avenue.
The commission's meeting was originally intended to approve minor changes in the design.
But objections raised this week by art critics and others opened the door for more debate on the statue's design.
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4-scores


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
TAPE# edit of s-fiesta fb95-2
GRAPHIC=fiesta bowl


The University of Nebraska is celebrating its second straight national championship after beating second-ranked Florida in the Fiesta Bowl.
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VO-NAT eng#


Cornhuskers quarterback Tommie Frazier ran for a career-high 199 yards and two touchdowns, including a 75-yard run.
Let's take a look at the scoreboards.
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SUPER=#C-200;
SUPER=101-Nebraska/=62/Florida/=24;



SUPER=97-Kansas/100/Cornell/=46//Villanova/=76/Notre Dame/=57;
SUPER=97-Wake Forest/=81/Furman/=49//Utah/=83/Brigham Young/=77;
SUPER=97-Fresno State/=76/New Mexico/=75;



SUPER=96-Cleveland/108/Washington/100//Seattle/111/Atlanta/=88;
SUPER=96-New Jersey/=81/Milwaukee/=72//Portland/101/New York/=92;
SUPER=96-Houston/105/Minnesota/100//Utah/102/Dallas/=92;
SUPER=96-Indiana/102/Denver/=87//Philadelphia/=90/LA Lakers/=89;


SUPER=103-Chicago/==5/Boston/==2//Calgary/=10/Tampa Bay/==0;