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The fate of dozens of hostages is unknown as Russian troops launch a massive attack on chechen rebels.
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And students at North Cross School mourn the sudden death of the school's football captain. wx-head
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RUSSIAN-HOSTAGES


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Russian troops have apparently given up hope of rescuing more hostages in a southern Russia village.
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SUPER=03-Pervomayskaya, Russia;


Federal forces today launched a massive air and artillery assault on the Chechen hostage-holders.
The Russian attack on the village began Monday, when it was believed the rebels were holding between 70 and 120 hostages.
SUPER=03-Trabzon, Turkey;


Today's attack comes despite threats from gunmen who've seized a Turkish ferry and more than one-hundred hostages on the Black Sea.
They're threatening to blow up the vessel if the Russian attack doesn't end.
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North-Cross


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Here at home --
Students and staff at Roanoke County's North Cross School are still trying to get past the shock-- after a star athlete there died of an apparent heart attack Monday.
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18 year old Grayson Hooper-- Number 71-- was Captain of the Football Team.
During wrestling practice Monday, he told his coach he felt ill
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after a short work-out on the track.
After resting about 45 minutes, his heart stopped beating.
He couldn't be revived despite several attempts at C.P.R.
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((HUGH MEAGHER/NORTH CROSS DEAN OF STUDENTS: WE'RE JUST TRYING THE BEST WE CAN TO ENABLE THE KIDS TO GET THROUGH THIS PERIOD OF GRIEVING, IN RECOGNIZING THIS IS JUST THE FIRST OF MANY DAYS. IT'S NOT GOING TO BE OVER AT THE END OF THE DAY. WE'LL BE CONSCIOUS OF THIS LOSS FOR A WHILE. ))
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Autopsy results are not in yet.
Cardiologists say such incidents of sudden death among young athletes are very rare-- and often occur without any warning.
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((DR. TERRANCE MAY/ROANOKE CARDIOLOGIST: CERTAINLY IF YOUNGSTERS ARE FEELING ANY SYMPTOMS OF SHORTNESS OF BREATH, CHEST DISCOMFORT, PALPITATION, OR LIGHT HEADEDNESS, THESE SYMPTOMS WOULD NEED TO BE EVALUATED AND NOT IGNORED. ))
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Counselors at North Cross have been called in to help students through their grief.

Helms


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In Henry County, a teen accused of murder is one step closer to standing trial for the crime.
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A grand jury yesterday indicted 16- year old Tommy Helms for murder and a host of other charges.
He's charged with killing 15- year old Lavina Scales.
The young woman's body was discovered on a roadside in October.
Police say Helms has already confessed to Scales' murder.
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Over in Pittsylvania County, another teenage murder suspect had his day in court.

Dalton


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19- year old Paul Michael Dalton, Junior appeared for a bond hearing.
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His attorney says police have indicated the teen murdered Clark Aubrey Adkins because the 72 year old man allegedly gave DRUGS to and RAPED his sister.
Dalton's attorney argued his client should be released on bond because he has NO prior record and turned himself over to authorities two days after warrants were issued.
A judge, however, declined to make a ruling because a psychiatric exam has not been completed.
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VMI


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The Supreme Court hears arguments today on
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Virginia Military Institute's all-male status.
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The Clinton administration wants to force state-supported V-M-I in Lexington to OPEN its doors to women. It says Virginia's separate program for women is as unlawful as segregating students by race.
The state's lawyer replies that all-male V-M-I promotes educational diversity and that admitting women would dilute its demanding military-style program.
The court's ruling is expected by late June.
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TALKS


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Also in Washington --
High-level budget talks are set to RESUME today after a one-week suspension.
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Republican congressional leaders say President Clinton MUST offer a proposal that can attract bipartisan support, or there will NOT be much to discuss.
White House officials say an agreement could be close, but only if Republicans drop their insistance on restructuring medicare.
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1-Sports


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In Sports, Mike Stevens says the Superbowl talk has already begun, plus Mike has the latest from Daytona.
Good morning Mike.
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Polymer


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Workers at the Polymer Corporation in Wytheville will vote today and tomorrow on whether to join the Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers union.
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The O-C-A-W is the second union in THREE years to try to organize at the plant, which makes engineering plastics.
One union supporter says workers need improvements in job security and seniority issues, and more say in setting policy.
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((ROBBIE ALBERT/UNION SUPPORTER: WE THE EMPLOYEES DON'T HAVE TOO MUCH OF A VOICE IN WHAT THE COMPANY DOES, IT'S ACTIONS. IT'S MOSTLY ONE-SIDED. ))
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In 1993 workers rejected the Steelworkers by a two-to-one margin.
The company says it then proved its willingness to involve workers in decision-making with its response to their scheduling concerns.
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((MARY JANE UMBERGER/HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER: OVER A NUMBER OF WEEKS THEY ACTUALLY PARTICIPATED IN SELECTING THE SCHEDULE THEY CHOSE TO WORK. WE IMPLEMENTED THAT SCHEDULE AND ARE USING IT TODAY.))
SUPER=01-Mary Jane Umberger/Human Resources Manager;
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About 120 workers are eligible to vote in this week's election.
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Trigon-Cranwell


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It turns out House Majority Leader Dick Cranwell is representing
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Trigon Blue- Cross Blue- Shield as its lawyer in its effort to convert to a for- profit company.
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The Roanoke County Democrat says there is no conflict of interest between his job as majority leader and his representation of Trigon.
According to a report filed with the clerk's office in the House of Delegates, Cranwell made more than ten-thousand dollars last year working on the Trigon conversion.
The company disclosed Cranwell's role in its latest filings at the State Corporation Commission.
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Hospital-Stay


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Roanoke Democrat Chip Woodrum wants mothers who've just given birth to relax, and stay awhile.
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As we told you last fall, Woodrum wants to guarantee mothers a 48 hour stay in the hospital -- and 96 hours for those who've had a C-section.
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((DEL. CHIP WOODRUM/D-ROANOKE: I'M THE FATHER OF THREE CHILDREN BUT I HAVEN'T HAD TO BEAR ONE. BUT I AM TOLD THAT THAT'S A FAIRLY DIFFICULT PROCESS FOR THE PERSON BEARING THE CHILD -- FOR THE MOTHER. IN ADDITION, BREAST FEEDING AND BONDING WITH THE CHILD IS NOT ALWAYS, IS NOT A COMPLETELY UNCOMPLICATED PROCESS. AND IT'S NECESSARY QUITE OFTEN TO ASSIST THE MOTHER AND TEACH HER.))
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Fairfax Senator Jane Woods is introducing a similar bill in the upper chamber.
Woodrum says a panel of doctors could develop guidelines to assist in deciding how long mother and baby should stay.
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City-Council


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Roanoke City Council last night named the successor to former councilman John Edwards.
Council appointed Wendell Butler to fill Edwards' unexpired term.
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Meanwhile, William White was named acting Vice- Mayor.
This is his second term on council.
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((WILLIAM WHITE/ROANOKE VICE MAYOR: IT IS AN HONOR AND A PLEASURE TO SERVE IN THIS CAPACITY. ALSO, I'D LIKE TO THANK MY FELLOW COUNCIL MEMBERS FOR DISPLAYING THE CONFIDENCE IN ME. ))
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Earlier yesterday, members discussed the options for renovating Victory Stadium and building a field house-- which could include an indoor track, aquatic center, and ice rink.
But they said such multi- million dollar projects will be difficult to finance without regional support.
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((DAVID BOWERS/ROANOKE MAYOR: I'D LIKE TO SAY THAT, AS WE GO FORWARD WITH THIS, WE SHOULD NOT GO FORWARD WITHOUT CONSULTING WITH OUT GOOD NEIGHBORS IN THE COUNTY AND VINTON AND SALEM-- AND SEEK THEIR INPUT AND SEEK THEIR COUNCIL AND SEEK THEIR SUPPORT. ))
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Council members also brought up the idea of a regional sports authority to help garner support for the projects.
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2-scores


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In college basketball --
The University of Kentucky set a school record by scoring 86 points in the first half of a win over Louisiana State.
For that score and more, let's go to the scoreboards.
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SUPER=97-Kentucky/129/La. State/=97//West Va./=90/Syracuse/=78;
SUPER=97-Purdue/=74/Indiana/=69;



SUPER=96-Indiana/110/Toronto/102//Seattle/=99/Cleveland/=90;
SUPER=96-San Antonio/121/Boston/=97//Chicago/116/Philadelphia/104;
SUPER=96-Portland/=87/Denver/=69;



SUPER=103-Hartford/==3/Vancouver/==0//Boston/==4/New Jersey/==2;
SUPER=103-Florida/==4/San Jose/==1//Winnipeg/==1/Washington/==1;
SUPER=103-Colorado/==5/Pittsburgh/==2//Edmonton/==5/St. Louis/==1;
SUPER=103-Calgary/==5/Los Angeles/==5;




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2HEADLINES


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Here's a look at today's top stories.
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Russian troops launch a full scale attack against Chechen hostage-holders in southern Russia.
Meanwhile, Chechen sympathizers are threatening to blow up a Turkish ferry they're holding unless the attack stops.
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The U-S Supreme Court will hear arguments today in a case that could decide the fate of state-supported all-male schools.
The Justice Department is asking the court to force Virginia Military Institute to open its doors to women.
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And new photographs of never-before seen cosmic events deep in space.
The Hubble Space Telescope caught the most detailed look ever at the death of a star.
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And that's what's making news on this Wednesday January 17th.
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Stick around, News 7 Mornin will be right back.

CHECHEN-REBELS


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Russian troops today launched a massive, new air and artillery assault against Chechen rebels holed up in a southern Russian village.
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SUPER=03-Pervomayskaya, Russia;


The Russian attack on the village began Monday, when it was believed the rebels were holding between 70 and 120 hostages.
The Russians believe the rebels have been executing the hostages as dozens remain unaccounted for.
SUPER=03-Trabzon, Turkey;


Today's attack comes despite threats from gunmen who've seized a Turkish ferry and more than one-hundred hostages on the Black Sea.
They're threatening to blow up the vessel if the Russian attack doesn't end.
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Appeal


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Virginia Military Institute's all-male status goes before
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the Supreme Court today.
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The high court hears arguments on the state supported school's all male admission policy.
The Clinton administration wants to force V-M-I Lexington to admit women.
It says Virginia's separate program for women is as unlawful as segregating students by race.
The state's lawyer replies that all-male V-M-I promotes educational diversity and that admitting women would dilute its demanding military-style program.
A ruling is expected by late June.
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Lautenschlager


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A former Salem City Councilman is relieved- He's not going to jail for embezzling twenty-four thousand dollars.
Gary Lautenschlager admitted to taking the money from the Salem Rescue Squad.
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In court yesterday he received a ten year suspended sentence and twenty years probation.
Lautenschlager testified that he took the funds to pay off credit card debts.
His attorney says justice was done.
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((JACK GREGORY/LAUTENSCHLAGER'S ATTORNEY: HE DID NOT GET AWAY WITH IT. HE'S BEEN CONVICTED OF A FELONY, HE'S LOST THREE JOBS, HE HAS CERTAINLY SUFFERED THE LOST OF REPUTATION IN THE COMMUNITY. HE SUFFERED MORE SO THAN ANY OTHER DEFENDANT I CAN THINK OF PRIOR TO COMING IN FOR SENTENCING.))
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Lautenschlager was also sentenced to 300 hours community service.
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But it doesn't end there-- now Salem Rescue Squad officials say they have initiated ANOTHER investigation concerning other accounting irregularities.

WHITEWATER


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In President Clinton's home state of Arkansas, Whitewater is more than a hearing, it's a trial.
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Former Clinton business partner James McDougal, his wife, and current Arkansas governor Jim Guy Tucker are the defendants.
They face fraud and conspiracy charges.
The three were in court yesterday asking a U-S district judge to dismiss the charges.
A trial is scheduled for March 4th.
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And in Washington today, former White House aide David Watkins is expected to face tough questioning when he testifies before a House committee investigating the White House travel office firings.

BUDGET-TALKS


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In a two-year-old memo, Watkins said Hillary Clinton was the driving force behind the firings.
Also in Washington today --
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Budget talks are scheduled to resume, and Republicans are making new demands.
Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole and House Speaker Newt Gingirich have sent President Clinton a letter.
It demands that he give them a budget proposal that can, quote, "attract bipartisan support in Congress."
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Space-walk


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Endeavour astronauts take another stroll through space.
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Today's second space walk is to test newly modified thermal gear.
The suits weigh over three-hundred pounds on the earth.
They need to be thick enough to keep the astronauts warm in temperatures approaching one hundred below zero.
NASA plans to use the new gear when construction of a space station begins next year.
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WIPE/WIPE/WIPE

star


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Some more amazing pictures from space.
You're looking at the death of a star, going out in a blaze of heat, gas and dust.
The Hubble space telescope caught the most detailed look ever at the cosmic event and the first close-up of a star other than the sun.
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3-Sports


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In sports, Mike Stevens has some hockey and some hoops.
Good morning Mike.
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Three-Larry


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Supreme-Court


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Virginia Military Institute's all-male status goes before
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the Supreme Court today in a case that could yield a far-reaching ruling on women's rights.
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The court hears arguments in Washington and is expected to rule by late June.
The Clinton administration wants to force state-supported V-M-I to open its doors to women.
It says Virginia's separate program for women is as unlawful as segregating students by race.
The state argues that all-male V-M-I promotes educational diversity and admitting women would dilute its demanding military-style program.
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Hooper


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Students and staff at Roanoke County's North Cross School are mourning the loss of a star athlete who died of an apparent heart attack Monday.
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18 year old Grayson Hooper-- Number 71-- was Captain of the Football Team.
During wrestling practice Monday, he told his coach he felt ill
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after a short work-out on the track.
After resting about 45 minutes, his heart stopped beating.
He couldn't be revived despite several attempts at C.P.R.
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((HUGH MEAGHER/NORTH CROSS DEAN OF STUDENTS: WE'RE JUST TRYING THE BEST WE CAN TO ENABLE THE KIDS TO GET THROUGH THIS PERIOD OF GRIEVING, IN RECOGNIZING THIS IS JUST THE FIRST OF MANY DAYS. IT'S NOT GOING TO BE OVER AT THE END OF THE DAY. WE'LL BE CONSCIOUS OF THIS LOSS FOR A WHILE. ))
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Autopsy results are not in yet.
Cardiologists say such incidents of sudden death among young athletes are very rare-- and often occur without any warning.
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((DR. TERRANCE MAY/ROANOKE CARDIOLOGIST: CERTAINLY IF YOUNGSTERS ARE FEELING ANY SYMPTOMS OF SHORTNESS OF BREATH, CHEST DISCOMFORT, PALPITATION, OR LIGHT HEADEDNESS, THESE SYMPTOMS WOULD NEED TO BE EVALUATED AND NOT IGNORED. ))
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Counselors at North Cross have been called in to help students through their grief.

Gary-Lautenschlager


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A former Salem City Councilman is not going to jail for embezzling twenty-four thousand dollars.
Gary Lautenschlager admitted to taking the money from the Salem Rescue Squad.
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SUPER=03-Salem/Yesterday;


Yesterday he received a ten year suspended sentence and twenty years probation.
Lautenschlager testified that he took the funds to pay off credit card debts.
His attorney says justice was done.
Lautenschlager was also sentenced to 300 hours community service.
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But it doesn't end there-- now Salem Rescue Squad officials say they have initiated ANOTHER investigation concerning other accounting irregularities.

Spangler


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Also in court yesterday -- a Roanoke used car dealer who admitted to accepting food stamps as payment.
Joseph Spangler pleaded guilty to two counts of food stamp fraud.
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The owner of the "Sport Motors" car lot on Melrose Avenue will have to pay a 75- hundred dollar fine.
He must also pay more than nine- thousand dollars in restitution .
Meanwhile, authorities still don't know what Spangler did with the food stamps he received.
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((TONY GIORNO/PROSECUTOR: THEY HAVE NOT COME BACK THROUGH THE SYSTEM. AND WE DO HAVE A TRACE AND HAVE HAD A TRACE ON THOSE FOOD STAMPS FOR SOME PERIOD OF TIME. AND THEY HAVE STILL NOT COME BACK THROUGH THE SYSTEM. ))
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Spangler could receive up to 25 years in prison when he's sentenced March 28th.

4-scores


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In the N-B-A --
Reggie Miller's 27 points sent Indiana to its fourth straight win at Toronto.
For that score and more, let's go to the scoreboards.
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SUPER=96-Indiana/110/Toronto/102//Seattle/=99/Cleveland/=90;
SUPER=96-San Antonio/121/Boston/=97//Chicago/116/Philadelphia/104;
SUPER=96-Portland/=87/Denver/=69;



SUPER=97-Kentucky/129/La. State/=97//West Va./=90/Syracuse/=78;
SUPER=97-Purdue/=74/Indiana/=69;



SUPER=103-Hartford/==3/Vancouver/==0//Boston/==4/New Jersey/==2;
SUPER=103-Florida/==4/San Jose/==1//Winnipeg/==1/Washington/==1;
SUPER=103-Colorado/==5/Pittsburgh/==2//Edmonton/==5/St. Louis/==1;
SUPER=103-Calgary/==5/Los Angeles/==5;