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7Correll

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=equ
TAPE#95-108
GRAPHIC=Walter Correll


A convicted murderer is executed in Jarrett ten years after killing a Franklin County man because he believed the man was gay.
Ellen Qualls has more on the case of Walter Correll.
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SUPER=01-Jim Clark/Greensville Correctional Center; :39
SUPER=03-Franklin Co./May 1986; :52
SUPER=01-John Gallini/Richmond Peace Center; (Quick) 1:22
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7Henry-Ax


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NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#95-111
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An eight-year old Henry County has died from injuries he received yesterday when he was hit by a car.
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SUPER=03-Henry Co./Yesterday;


Police say Kyle Helton was waiting for his school bus yesterday morning along route 57 when he ran in front of a car.
He suffered head trauma, a broken leg and possible internal injuries.
Helton was airlifted to a Roanoke hospital but doctors could not save him.
Authorities don't expect to file any charges against the driver, 57- year old Pauline Woodall of Axton.
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7D-Day-Memorial


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
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TAPE#95-102
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The 52nd anniversary of the Normandy invasion is still several months away, but Southwest Virginia is getting a head start with its plans aimed at making sure the nation never forgets D-Day.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday;


The National D- Day Memorial Foundation FORMALLY introduced two new members yesterday, executive director Richard Burrow and development consultant Carl Manfield.
Thirty acres of land in Bedford have already been set aside for the memorial.
Officials hope the project will also feature a visitor's center and a small museum.
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((RICHARD BURROW/D-DAY MEMORIAL FOUNDATION: WE INTEND TO BUILD A FIRST CLASS FACILITY, AND TO OPERATE IT AS A FIRST CLASS FACILITY BOTH NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY. ))
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Burrow says a major fundraising campaign should start in a few months.
He thinks it will be AT LEAST three years before the memorial is built.
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7SchoolWatch


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Overnight snow and ice in some areas is causing a few school delays this morning.
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7Weather


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Looking at the forecast, it's going to be a cold weekend.
It will start off partly sunny today with temperatures in the high 30s.
Increasing clouds tonight, with lows dipping in the 20s.
Tomorrow will become cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow.

55L'burg-Fatal


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#95-115
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A truck hit a car in Lynchburg killing a woman.
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The accident happened yesterday. Police say the driver of the truck, 19- year- old Andrew Viar the third of Evington apparently ran a red light.
The victim's identity is not being released until her family is notified.
Viar was uninjured in the collision.
No charges have been filed at this time.
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55Halifax-Robbery


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Halifax County authorities are still on the lookout for three men who wounded a store clerk yesterday during a hold-up.
Authorities say the suspects hit a female clerk in the head with a pistol while robbing Used Furniture.
She was knocked unconscious after opening the store safe.
Authorities say all three robbers were wearing masks.
Officials are not disclosing how much money was taken.
The store clerk was not seriously injured.

55Execution


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Last night Walter Correll became the 30th inmate to be executed in Virginia since the death penalty was reinstated 20 years ago.
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Correll died by lethal injection at 9:13 p-m at the Greensville Correctional Center in Southside Virginia.
He made no final statement.
Governor Allen denied an appeal for clemency, and the U-S Supreme Court had rejected Correll's final appeal Wednesday.
Correll was convicted of capital murder in the abduction, robbery, and stabbing death of Charles Bousman Junior in 19-85.
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55Meth-Lab


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NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 95-112
GRAPHIC=drug bust


The Rockbridge County Sheriff's department and state police yesterday raided a methamphetamine lab and arrested two people.
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31- year- old Kenneth John Keller and his wife 27- year- old Laurie Ann Keller were arrested at their residence on Route 6-45.
SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co./Yesterday; (Quick)


They've been charged with manufacturing the drug.
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((R.W. DAY/ROCKBRIDGE CO. SHERIFF: WHEN THE TASK FORCE ENTERED THE HOME THE LAB WAS IN OPERATION, THEY WERE COOKING AT THAT TIME.))
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The couple's three children ages three, six, and nine were also there.
Police say they've been put in their grandmother's care.
Confiscated from the residence were substances such as Muratic (Mur-Attic) acid, paint thinners, and potassium.
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Police say about 300 pages of computer paper with e-mail addresses and drug making directions were also confiscated.
The Kellers will be arraigned today.
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55Omni-Hokies


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=tal
TAPE#95-104
GRAPHIC=NONE


The owner of a Blacksburg travel company blames a charter company for leaving 500 Hokie fans stranded in New Orleans.
Now, she is considering legal action against that company.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke/Wednesday;


The fans finally flew back into Roanoke Wednesday.
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/Yesterday;


Omni Travel organized the Sugar Bowl trip.
The agency's owner 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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((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. ))
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Patty Cowley (COOley) 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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55SchoolWatch


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Cutin
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Snow and ice in some areas are causing a few school delays this morning.
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55Weather


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=nle
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=SchoolWatch


Looking at the forecast, it's going to be a cold weekend.
It will start off partly sunny today with temperatures in the high 30s.
Increasing clouds tonight, with lows dipping in the 20s.
Tomorrow will become cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow.

8Walter-Correll


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=equ
TAPE#95-108
GRAPHIC=Walter Correll


Roanoke and Franklin County authorities believe Walter Correll Junior was acting out of hate when he killed a man he believed was a homosexual.
Last night, Correll was executed.
Ellen Qualls has the story.
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SUPER=01-Father James Griffin/Catholic Priest; :09
SUPER=01-Martha Slud/Media Witness; :26
SUPER=01-Jim Clark/Greensville Correctional Center; :39
SUPER=03-Franklin Co./May 1986; :52
SUPER=01-John Gallini/Richmond Peace Center; (Quick) 1:22
SUPER=@Ellen1; 1:28
RUNS=1:40



8Bedford-Lab


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#95-107
GRAPHIC=Barr Labs


Some 125, high paying jobs are coming to Bedford County.
Barr Laboratories of New York says it will invest 14-million-dollars to build a manufacturing site in Forest.
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SUPER=Forest/Yesterday;


Barr Labs is one of the Nation's largest makers of generic drugs.
The company hopes to be making some of these drugs in Central Virginia by next year. It says production may even triple due to a dramatic increase for products.
SUPER=@File;


Barr Labs plans to move into the Galileo Corporation's old building. Galileo moved out of Bedford County two years ago after demand for its optical products dropped.
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8Ashe-Statue


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
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The City of Richmond is still trying to decide on just the right spot for the statue honoring tennis start Arthur Ashe.
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SUPER=03-Richmond/July 17;


The city's Mayor is now suggesting the statue be built in a future black sports hall of fame in downtown Richmond.
Ashe proposed the hall of fame before he died of AIDS in 19-93.
Since then, Richmond has been wrangling over where to put a memorial statue.

A local sculptor's statue received preliminary approval for a site on Monument Avenue.
But the issue of what and where was blown open again this week after Ashe's widow objected to that site.
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8SchoolWatch


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Some portions of the region got a bit of snow overnight and that's left behind some icy conditions.

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8Weather


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Looking at the forecast, it's going to be a cold weekend.
It will start off partly sunny today with temperatures in the high 30s.
Increasing clouds tonight, with lows dipping in the 20s. Tomorrow will become cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow.