12:00-01

NOON-HEADLINES

TALENT=Beth
SS=None


A boy is hit by a car while waiting for a school bus this morning in Henry County.
Police say the man found dead Tuesday in a local auto shop was beaten to death.
And alcohol is found in the blood of the pilot of plane that crashed into a mountain in Colombia.
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TALENT=Patrick
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ANCHOR=Beth
SS=NONE


News seven at noon is next.

Henry-Pedestrian


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-1
GRAPHIC=none


A Henry County boy is in critical condition after being STRUCK by a car this morning.
Eight-year-old Kyle Helton was waiting for the school bus when he was hit.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Henry Co.;


The accident happened at about 7:30 on Route 57, near Martinsville.
State police say the driver who struck the child was too upset to talk and was taken to the hospital.
But they did talk to a witness.
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IN Q=Apparently

((TROOPER RON VIA/VA. STATE POLICE: APPARENTLY FROM WHAT AN UNKNOWN WITNESS SAID, AT THIS TIME, WAS THAT THE BOY WAS STANDING BY A MAILBOX AT THE DRIVE WAY AND DECIDED TO CROSS THE STREET AND WAS STRUCK BY THE CAR, THAT'S BASICALLY ALL I KNOW AT THIS TIME. ))
SUPER=01-Trooper Ron Via/Va. State Police; :00
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=at this time.
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VO-NAT


Helton was taken to a Martinsville hospital, and later transported to Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
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Pilot


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=bmy
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=plane crash


Initial Colombian forensic tests detect alcohol in the remains of the pilot whose plane crashed into a mountain killing 160 people December 20th.
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VO-NAT


Captain Nicholas Tafuri was a pilot with American Airlines for 26 years.
The airline says the tests do NOT indicate whether the pilot had been drinking, or IF the alcohol was produced naturally as his body decayed.
The Federal Aviation Administration is offering Colombia help in conducting more tests.
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Wilson


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#95-103
GRAPHIC=Murder


Now that an autopsy has determined that a man found dead in a Roanoke County garage had been BEATEN to death -- police are asking other questions.
Like who killed him? And why?
Ron Jones has the story.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Tuesday; :07
SUPER=01-Capt. Ray Lavinder/Roanoke Co. Police; :14
SUPER=03-Blue Ridge; :33
SUPER=01-Danice Wilson/Sister-In-Law; :44
SUPER=@Ron2; 1:11
RUNS=1:19
OUT Q=Ron Jones, News Seven.

(( The death of 26-year-old Christopher Lee Wilson is still a mystery.
He was found dead at General Import Services on Brambleton Avenue by a co-worker.
Police say he suffered from a blow to the head with a blunt object.
SOT 07:20:23:21

((CAPT. RAY LAVINDER/ROANOKE CO. POLICE: SOME OF MR.WILSON'S CO-WORKERS AND THEY FOUND HIS BODY IN THE REPAIR SHOP WHERE HE NORMALLY WORKS. HE HAD APPARENTLY COME IN SOMETIME IN THE EARLY EVENING OR LATE EVENING HOURS. WE'RE NOT SURE AT THIS POINT AND APPARENTLY SOMEONE STRUCK HIM IN THE HEAD AND CAUSED HIS DEATH.))
RUNS=:18


When Wilson was 21 he moved to this modest home in Blue Ridge.
His landlord says he was a good tenant-- saving to buy a home.
His family is baffled.
SOT 03:31:01

((DENISE WILSON/FAMILY MEMBER: WE DON'T KNOW WHY. WE WERE JUST TALKING ABOUT THAT LAST NIGHT THAT HE HAD SO MANY FRIENDS AND WE CAN'T THINK OF ANYBODY WHO WOULD WANT TO HURT HIM ON PURPOSE. BUT GIVEN THE WAY CRIME IS YOU DON'T KNOW. PEOPLE KILL EACH OTHER FOR JACKETS AND ALL KINDS OF STRANGE REASONS AND WE'RE JUST WAITING TO SEE WHAT THE POLICE HAVE TO SAY.))
RUNS=:20


Police say they are also baffled.
SOT 07:21:02

((WE HAVE NO LEADS, WE HAVE NO MOTIVES AT THIS TIME. AS I SAID WE'RE TRYING TO PIECE TOGETHER WHAT EVIDENCE WE HAVE.))
RUNS=:08


This case was classified as suspicious.
Now police wants the public's help with a few clues.
Ron Jones News Seven.))

Correll


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=cro
TAPE# edit of 94-80
GRAPHIC=none


Time is running out for a Roanoke man convicted of murder.
Walter Correll Junior is scheduled to be EXECUTED tonight - now he's asking the Governor for clemency.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday REFUSED to block the execution of Correll.
His lawyers argued his confession was tainted because he did not get a lawyer before he was questioned.
Correll is sentenced to die for the August 1985 slaying of Charles Bousman Jr.
Police say Correll kidnapped Bousman from Roanoke, choked him until he passed out, stuffed him into the trunk of a car and drove him to Smith Mountain Lake.
There, police say Correll stabbed him to death.
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Taylor-Investigation


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=cro
TAPE# edit of blacksburg-shooting 95-72
GRAPHIC=none


Two Blacksburg police officers have been CLEARED by the U-S attorney of ANY wrongdoing in the shooting of a man armed with a B-B gun in a drugstore.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/August 9;


Maurice Taylor was shot 12 times after he pulled the weapon, which authorities said looked like a semiautomatic handgun.
Blacksburg police were trying to arrest him for failure to appear at a probation hearing.
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ANCHOR=Beth
SS=none


A state police investigation earlier CLEARED the officers of any wrongdoing.
The shooting sparked community debate, especially about the NUMBER of shots the officers fired.

Omni-Hokies


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=tal
TAPE#95-104
GRAPHIC=tech/sugar


In other news from Blacksburg --
The owner of a travel company is considering LEGAL action against a CHARTER company she blames for leaving 500 Hokie fans STRANDED in New Orleans.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday;


The fans finally flew back into Roanoke yesterday.
Their flights scheduled for Monday were delayed due to weather, then the charter company fulfilled its other obligations before getting back to them.
SUPER=03-Blacksburg;


Omni Travel organized the Sugar Bowl trip.
Owner Patty Cowley (COO-lee) says she finally had to call the main legal counsel for the U.S. Department of Transportation to get some action.
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SOT 10:30:55

((PATTY COWLEY/OMNI TRAVEL: HE WAS ABLE TO START PUTTING A LOT OF PRESSURE ON THE AIRLINE TO TAKE CARE OF OUR PEOPLE, BECAUSE OF COURSE THEY HAVE TO RESPOND TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION. AND SO CONSEQUENTLY ONCE HE GOT INVOLVED I THINK IT SPED THINGS UP. ))
SUPER=01-Patty Cowley/Omni Travel;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=sped things up.
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VO-NAT


(Kooley)Cowley tearfully apologized to her customers.
She says she has already contacted a lawyer and hopes to pursue a lawsuit to recoup expenses, and damages to her reputation.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


Up next --
Why Defense Secretary William Perry will have his finger on the button,
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and a Hollywood actor plays a real life hero when he saves the lives of two boys.
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Budget


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=bmy
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=govt shutdown


Top federal judges say the federal courts could come to a virtual standstill soon.
They say that money runs out in mid-January.
More than a half million federal employees are at work today withOUT pay.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=01-Colorado;


In Colorado, a little known financial aid center for federal workers is overwhelmed.
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SOT
IN Q=You do hear a little of
SUPER=01-Kitty Peddicord/Financial Aid Center;
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=need my mortgage paid.
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VO-NAT


More than 10-thousand loan applications have poured into the office.
Unions are demanding action for federal workers.
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SOT
IN Q=We just want
SUPER=01-John Sturdivant/Amer. Fed. of Govt. Employees;
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OUT Q=without being paid.
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VO-NAT


As federal workers run out of money, they are also running out of options.
They are not eligible for unemployment because technically they are not unemployed.
Meantime, budget talks scheduled to resume in Washington later today have been delayed with no new time given.
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Meals


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=cst
TAPE#=95-100
GRAPHIC=Govt Shutdown


In Roanoke, "Meals on Wheels" coordinators are worried about the possible loss of federal funds to their program.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :


But, thanks to the efforts of volunteers and private fundraising, the meals will continue to be delivered.
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SOT 10:57:22
IN Q=We're fortunate

((KEVIN MCCULLOUGH/LEAGUE OF OLDER AMERICANS: WE'RE FORTUNATE HERE IN THE ROANOKE VALLEY AND THE ALLEGHANY HIGHLANDS THAT WE HAVE FUNDING TO CONTINUE US FOR A SHORT TIME TO MAKE SURE THAT THE MEALS ARE GETTING OUT TO THE SENIOR CITIZENS WHO NEED THEM. THAT'S NOT THE CASE EVERYWHERE IN THE STATE OF VIRGINIA. BUT WE ARE OK FOR THE TIME-BEING, FOR A LITTLE WHILE LONGER. ))
SUPER=01-Kevin McCullough/League of Older Americans;
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=little while longer.
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ANCHOR=Beth
SS=NONE


McCullough says for many elderly and housebound recipients-- the "Meals on Wheels" program accounts for their only meal of the day.

Bosnia


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=bmy
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=Bosnia


Bosnian Serbs have released 16 civilians they detained in a suburb of Sarajevo and have promised to free nine others.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Sarajevo;


The release follows intense international pressure to end the detentions.
Three Muslims were the first released.
They say the Serbs beat and taunted them.
Another man released by the Serbs says no one harmed him in any way.
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Perry


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=bmy
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=none


The Ukraine will dispose of its last nuclear silo today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Kiev, Ukraine;


U.S. Defense Secretary William Perry arrived in Kiev this morning where he will join Russian and Ukrainian Defense ministers in blowing up an intercontinental missile silo at a former Soviet missile base.
The Ukraine is expected to be nuclear-free by June, as part of arms reduction agreements.
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Priest-Bombing


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


Here in the states --
A package bomb that exploded and injured an Episcopal priest earlier this week, may have been meant for his neighbor.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Opelika, AL;


The Reverand Mike Schnatterly is reportedly in good condition.
Now investigators think the real target was his neighbor, former ATF agent Fred Thomas.
Thomas would not comment when a reporter knocked on his door, but another neighbor did.
He said he thinks the bomber picked the wrong house.
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SOT
IN Q=I feel like

((I FEEL LIKE THEY GOT THE WRONG ADDRESS. THAT REMAINS TO BE SEEN. ))
SUPER=01-Guy Mangrah/Neighbor; (Quick)
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=to be seen.
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VO-NAT


Investigators still have no suspect or motive in the case.
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Harmon


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=bmy
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=none


Los Angeles fire officials credit actor Mark Harmon with rescuing two teens from a burning car.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA/Last Night;


It happened last night when the car hit a tree and burst into flames near Harmon's home.
Firemen say he grabbed a sledgehammer, broke the car's windows to free the teens.
Both boys have been hospitalized.
One is in critical condition.
Harmon is known from his part in the NBC's series "St. Elsewhere."
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


When News 7 returns,
We'll have an update on the AIDS patient who got bone marrow from a baboon,
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and you say you want a resolution? Well, you know, we all want to change ourselves.
We'll see how well some people kept last year's promises to get fit.
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Baboon-Transplant


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=bmy
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=medical news


Baboon bone marrow transplant patient Jeff Getty leaves the hospital today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-San Francisco, CA;


A hospital spokeswoman says Getty is "doing very well."
He was given an injection of baboon bone marrow less than a month ago to treat his immune system, which is weakened by AIDS.
It will be another week before doctors can determine if the infusion was successful.
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Health-Clubs


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#95-112
GRAPHIC=NONE


Speaking of success -- not too many people are successful in keeping their New Year's resolutions.
But if you are one of the folks who promised get in shape this year, there is hope.
Kimberly McBroom found a few people who are proving it can be done.
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SOT
IN Q=I love it
SUPER=01-Kim Helms/New Fitness Member; :00
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :12
SUPER=01-Carla Smith/New Fitness Member; :25
SUPER=01-Regina Ierardi/New Fitness Club Manager; :40
SUPER=01-Jenny Kyger/Roanoke Athletic Club; 1:06
SUPER=01-Susan Vaughan/Roanoke Athletic Club Member; 1:19
SUPER=@Kimberly1; 1:29
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OUT Q=McBroom, News 7

((

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SOT tape 2 18:34:24

((KIM HELMS/NEW FITNESS MEMBER: I LOVE IT WHEN I'M HERE AND I FEEL SO GREAT WHEN I LEAVE HERE AND WALK OUT THE DOOR. I JUST FEEL ENERGIZED AND I FEEL LIKE I REALLY DID MYSELF GOOD. ))
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Since joining New Fitness LAST January, Helms says she's seen a positive change in her body.
Carla Smith also made fitness her 1995 New Year's resolution-- but says it wasn't easy.
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SOT tape 2 18:39:55

((CARLA SMITH/NEW FITNESS MEMBER: I FORCED MYSELF-- I FORCE MYSELF. I KNOW THAT WAS THE ONLY WAY I WOULD GET HEALTHY. SO, I QUIT SMOKING AND JOINED THE GYM AND I FEEL A WHOLE LOT BETTER-- FEEL GOOD ABOUT MYSELF. ))
RUNS=:10


New Fitness has seen around 20 new members this week.
But experts say New Year's isn't the only time to think about shaping up.
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SOT tape 2 18:53:56

((REGINA IERARDI/NEW FITNESS CLUB MANAGER: REMEMBER, EVERY BREAK YOU TAKE, THE HARDER IT IS TO GET STARTED AGAIN. SO, IT'S BETTER TO JUST MAINTAIN A REGULAR PROGRAM THEY KEEP THE REST OF YOUR LIFE. ))
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The Roanoke Athletic Club has also had numerous people join this week-- as well as current members with a renewed vigor to get fit.
If you're new at working out-- health experts suggest consulting a physician or personal trainer.
They also recommend you set small fitness goals and not expect to become an athletic powerhouse overnight.
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SOT TAPE 1 17:22:06

((JENNY KYGER/ROANOKE ATHLETIC CLUB: I THINK YOU SHOULD RESOLVE TO PICK A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE-- TO CHOOSE A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE-- TO DO EVERYTHING IN MODERATION. YOU CAN ALWAYS EAT POTATO CHIPS AND YOU CAN ALWAYS EAT PIZZA UNTIL THE DAY THAT YOU DIE, AS LONG AS YOU DON'T EAT THAT EVERY DAY. ))
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SOT tape 1 17:28:07

((SUSAN VAUGHAN/ROANOKE ATHLETIC CLUB MEMBER: BUT YOU CAN'T MOVE A MOUNTAIN IN A DAY-- IT DOES TAKE TIME AND YOU JUST HAVE TO BE PATIENT AND BE WILLING TO BE DEDICATED AND WORK AT IT.))
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standup here please
So, when starting a workout routine, it's important to remember to take it slow and steady -- and keep believing in yourself.
Kimberly McBroom, news 7. ))

Global-Warming


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


Here's something else to make you sweat -- the weather.
The record keepers say the Earth is getting hotter.
Today's "New York Times" says according to British scientists, the planet's average surface temperature climbed last year to the highest level since people started tracking such things.

Barr-Labs


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lbe
TAPE# edit
GRAPHIC=Va economy


Bedford County has just announced the location of a major industrial prospect in the Forest area.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford Co./File Tape;


Barr-Labs of New York will put a factory in the old Galileo plant along Route 663.
The pharmaceutical company will invest more than 14-million dollars to rebuild the facility to suit its needs.
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ANCHOR=Beth
SS=HOLD


Barr-labs will have 125 employees when it opens for business NEXT year, it will begin renovating the Galileo plant early THIS spring.
The company will manufacture a variety of generic drugs on the site.

Heironimus


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#95-108
GRAPHIC=Business News


A store some call a Roanoke landmark will close later this month.
But if you want, you can take a piece of it with you.
Len Besthoff explains.
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SOT
IN Q=Nat Sot
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=01-Alan Frost/Heironimus Customer; :23
SUPER=01-Flossie Pearcy/Heironimus Customer; :39 (quick!)
SUPER=01-Harold Handy/Heironimus Employee;:47
SUPER=@Len2; :55
RUNS=1:03
OUT Q=LB, News-7.

(( Nat Sot Parking clock stamping ticket TAPE TWO 13:31:32...
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Parking attendants at this lot in downtown Roanoke haven't seen it this busy in two years.
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SOT TAPE TWO 13:30:16
IN Q=We had

((DAVID SINK/PARKING ATTENDANT: WE HAD EM WRAPPED ALL THE WAY DOWN TO CHURCH STREET SO IT'S BEEN PRETTY BUSY.))
RUNS=:03
OUT Q=been pretty busy.


The reason? Just look across the street.
Heironimus, which owns Virginia's last downtown department store, will close that location, but before it's gone for good it's having one last big sale.
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SOT 12:41:18 TAPE ONE
IN Q=It's too

((ALAN FROST/HEIRONIMUS CUSTOMER: IT'S TOO BAD THAT THEY DIDN'T HAVE THIS MUCH ACTIVITY THE WHOLE TIME THEY WERE OPEN. I HATE TO SEE IT CLOSE.))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=see it close.

Nat Sot drawer closing nat 12:55:55 TAPE ONE
RUNS=:02


The register drawers at the store will close for good in under three weeks.
Heironimus has a long history in downtown Roanoke, first coming there in the 1890's.
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SOT TAPE ONE 12:31:11
IN Q=But I miss the

((FLOSSIE PEARCY/HEIRONIMUS CUSTOMER: BUT I MISS THE DOWNTOWN PART OF IT. I HATE TO SEE THEM LEAVE.))
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=see them leave.


One big question is, who will lease this huge piece of vacant retail space?
Harold Handy has worked there 30 years and has just one suggestion.
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SOT 12:56:47 TAPE ONE
IN Q=Don't tear it

((HAROLD HANDY/HEIRONIMUS EMPLOYEE: DON'T TEAR IT DOWN! THAT'S ALL I CAN SAY, IS THAT I HOPE THEY DON'T TEAR IT DOWN.))
RUNS=:03
OUT Q=tear it down.


For those still thirsting for the Heironimus experience, there's good news.
The other Heironimus locations will stay open.
Len Besthoff, News-7. ))


Stocks


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=cro
TAPE#none
SS=Christmas Shopping


The figures confirm it -- the Christmas shopping season was a deep disappointment for the nation's retailers.
The nation's biggest retailer, Wal-Mart, says sales in December were up just over one percent -- compared to high single digits or double digits in years past.
SS=stocks


On Wall Street, trading is in the double digits.
At noon the Dow was UP fifteen points.
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ANCHOR=Melanie


Stick around for college hoop highlights, including
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the Lewis Gale-Dominos Classic at Roanoke College.
We'll show you how well the Maroons did on their home turf.
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UVa


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#VB96-1
GRAPHIC=UVA LOGO


The Virginia Cavaliers last night dropped their A-C-C opener at home to Florida State.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Charlottesville/JP-Sports; :00


The Cavs got off to a slow start as Florida State went in front 9-to-nothing, and then 11-to-2 on a Kurt Luckman basket.
U-V-A comes back to take the lead on a Jamal Robinson net.
Lamarr Greer scores a game high 22 points.
He shoots for 3 and the Seminoles are back in front.
But U-V-A closes the half 32-to-29.
The second half was all F-S-U.
A Jeff Jones technical and a good effort SUPER=33-Florida
State/=69/Virginia/=64;

from James Collins helps Florida State beat the Cavs at U-Hall 69-to-64.
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ANCHOR=Beth
SS=HOLD UVA


Virginia is now 5-and-4 on the season with NC State coming to town on Saturday.

Radford


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S5-26
GRAPHIC=Radford


A last second victory for Radford last night at the Dedmon Center.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Radford/Dukes vs. Highlanders; :00


They upset Duquesne (do-CANE) with five seconds left in the game.
SUPER=33-Radford/=65/Duquesne/=64;


Radford's Kevin Robinson is there for the slam and Radford shocks Duquesne 65-64.
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Roanoke


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s5-28
GRAPHIC=VALVANO CLASSIC


The Roanoke College Maroons advance to the championship of their Lewis Gale-Dominos Classic.
Last night they beat Gettysburg 89-to-65.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Salem/Gettysburg vs. Roanoke; :00


Jason Bishop shoots from beyond the three point range and makes the basket.
Bishop continues his drive with a easy layup, and the Maroons are ahead.
The visitors' Terry Schofield passes to Richard Rothenberg, who scores 2.
But Roanoke was too much as Derek Bryant drills the three pointer and the Maroons advance with the 89-to-65 win.
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ANCHOR=Beth
SS=hold valvano


Roanoke will play Menlo college tonight at 7:30 at the Bast Center for the championship.
Proceeds benefit cancer research.

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ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=cst
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NONE
(********beth toss to patrick*******)
(patrick ad lib)


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The company that brought us Retin-A has now been granted government approval of another prescription cream to counter the effects of aging.
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