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HEADLINES

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The search is on for a teenage hijacker who comandeered a Roanoke city school bus at knife point.
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The fate of V-M-I's all- male status will soon be decided by the nation's highest court. wx-head
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And we'll get away from the chill of winter and tell you about some HOT honeymoon spots.
Don't go away, News 7 Mornin is next.

Busjacking


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Roanoke police are looking for a teenager who hijacked a city school bus yesterday.
No one was hurt when the teen allegedly pulled a 12 inch hunting knife on the driver and forced her to take him to Salem.
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The incident began shortly after eight at the intersection of Cove Road and Florida Avenue, when the bus pulled up to a stop sign.
The driver, Terri Labiosa (La-biosa) had dropped off a busload of students at Westside Elementary School, but she and her nine year- old daughter endured an anxious ride into the the city of Salem.
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((CHAUNCEY LOGAN/TRANSPORTATION DIRECTOR: HE HAD A KNIFE, BUT HE DIDN'T THREATEN, ACCORDING TO WHAT THE DRIVER TOLD ME. AND EVENTUALLY HE GOT OFF AND LEFT. THANKFULLY THINGS WORKED OUT WELL. IT COULD HAVE BEEN MUCH WORSE.))
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The hijacker would not allow the driver's daughter to leave, but eventually he got off the bus on Route 419 at Midland Road.
Police are looking for a black male about fifteen years old, who is five feet seven inches tall and weighs about 140 pounds. He was wearing a ski cap and a "Members Only" Jacket.

North-Cross


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The autopsy report is done in the death of a North Cross student athlete.
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The Medical Examiner says 18-year old Grayson Hooper of Salem died of atrial (Mix-oma) myxoma. A tumor on his heart was blocking the flow of blood.
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Hooper was a captain of the North Cross Football team. He died about 45 minutes after a short run around the school's indoor track.
Hooper had complained of not feeling well.
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Memorial services for Grayson Hooper are planned for tomorrow.
Meanwhile as his family and friends continue to mourn, Hooper's death has meant NEW hope for MANY people.
He was a TISSUE donor-- a form of donation that can help up to 125 people.
The procedure can supply corneas, it can help burn victims, and is also used in orthopedic and neurological surgeries.

VMI


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The VMI rat line does something to and for the young men who endure it.
All parties agreed on that yesterday in what may be the final battle over publicly- supported single sex education in America.
But more than one Supreme Court justice hinted a co-ed rat line might NOT be so bad.
Ellen Qualls reports on the U.S. versus the Commonwealth of Virginia.
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(( Trimble Bailey of Roanoke was in the court.
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((TRIMBLE BAILEY/VWIL STUDENT: I DIDN'T GO TO VWIL BECAUSE I COULDN'T GO TO VMI. I WENT TO VWIL BECAUSE I LIKE VWIL. WHETHER OR NOT VMI IS CO-ED.))
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All sides admit V-WIL is NOT VMI.
But some justices asked, what about those women who want the intense, adversarial experience of the VMI rat line?
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((ATTORNEY GENERAL JIM GILMORE: THE QUESTION IS DOES THE CONSTITUTION DEMAND THAT THERE BE CO-EDUCATION IN EVERY INSTANCE? AND WE BELIEVE THAT THE CONSTITUTION DOESN'T DEMAND THAT.))
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If women were admitted, Gilmore and VMI's attorney say it wouldn't be the same place -- wouldn't produce the same result.
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((MARSHA GREENBACKER: WHEN IT ACCEPTS WOMEN AND I BELIEVE IT WILL, IT WILL LOOK BACK AND SAY AFTER ALL IT HAS BECOME A STRONGER INSTITUTION AS A RESULT. ITS METHODS OF TEACHING CAN SURVIVE.))
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((DEVAL PATRICK/U.S. ASST. ATTORNEY GENERAL: THERE'S AN AWFUL LOT OF WHAT I SOMETIMES REFER TO AS THE CHICKEN LITTLE SYNDROME ABOUT THIS CASE. THE SKY WILL NOT FALL IF WOMEN ARE ADMITTED TO VMI.))
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TACK ON STANDUP HERE TO END ((THE FATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA'S THE CITADEL AWAITS THE OUTCOME FOR VMI. A RULING IS EXPECTED BY LATE JUNE. ELLEN QUALLS, NEWS 7, RICHMOND.))
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TRAVELGATE


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A Senate Committee continues its probe into the Whitewater affair today.
The committee will hear from the head of the Rose Law firm, where
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Hillary Clinton worked as an attorney in Arkansas.
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Meantime, a House committee wants Hillary Clinton to answer some questions about the White House travel office firings.
Yesterday the committee heard from former White House aide David Watkins.
He told the committee that Mrs. Clinton did not order him to fire White House travel workers but he did feel pressure from the First Lady to do it.
Committee Republicans believe the White House wanted to replace the workers to make it easier for the Clintons' friends to get White House air charter business and that Mrs. Clinton was part of it.
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((REP. WILLIAM CLINGER/GOVERNMENT REFORM & OVERSIGHT CMTE: WHEN THOSE WHO WERE ALREADY IN CHARGE OF THE OFFICE REBUFF THE INTEREST OF THE PRESIDENT'S FRINEDS, ALLEGATIONS AND ACCUSATIONS of WRONG DOING BEGIN TO FLY. ))
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The committee's head says the First Lady will be asked to answer -- in writing -- questions about her role in the firings.
She has promised to cooperate.
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In other news from Washington --
Despite a promise to meet, budget talks were called off again yesterday.

Flat-tax


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But there was a lot of talk about tax reform, and the revival of the flat tax.
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Republican Jack Kemp and his commission have jumped on the flat tax bandwagon.
In theory the tax would throw out the current code, collecting the same percentage in all brackets with minimal deductions.
But some in Congress think it would hurt the middle class and the poor.
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1-Sports


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In Sports, Mike Stevens says college hoop action from Norfolk to Salem.
Good morning Mike.
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One-Larry


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TOP HONEYMOON SPOTS -CANCUN -ST. LUCIA -CRUISES -JAMAICA -FLORIDA

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Chechnya


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The Russian military has given up ANY hope of saving hostages near the Chechen border.
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It is conducting a blanket assault on the village in Dagestan.
Some 70-rebels tried to escape this morning, but were beaten back.
On the Black Sea Coast, the standoff goes on between Turkey And Chechen sympathizers who hijacked a boat full of passengers.
The hijackers are demanding a news conference in Instanbul.
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SHEIK


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The sentences have been handed out in the so-called "day of terror" case.
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Sheik Omar Abdel-Rahman and his followers were CONVICTED of plotting to blow up the United Nations, F-B-I headquarters, and other sites around New York City.
Yesterday Abdel-Rahman received mandatory life in prison.
Nine of his followers also got long setences.
Four others members of the same radical Islamic group were convicted in the World Trade Center bombing two years ago.
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Frizzelle


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A former Halifax County pastor charged with fraud won't have to worry about appearing before a jury anytime soon.
Just hours before his trial was to begin, Jonathan Frizzelle pleaded NO contest to 13- counts against him.
Teresa Hamilton reports.
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((45- year old Jonathan Frizzelle was pastoring at two Halifax County churches when he was arrested by police last Spring.
News of the charges were a shock to church members-- who had no idea Frizzelle had a criminal record.
Months later, church officials are still coping.
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((CHARLES KING/LOCAL UNITED METHODIST SUPERINTENDENT:BILLS ARE STILL COMING IN, WE ARE ABLE TO NEGOTIATE WITH MOST OF THEM NOW, BUT WE HAVE SPENT APPROXIMATELY 20-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN TRYING TO HELP THE CHURCH RECOVER. ))
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Frizzelle was arrested on a variety of charges.
Authorities say he would take out loans to buy vehicles and expensive lawn mowers.
Police say he violated the law because he would sell the items without notifying or paying the bank.
A fellow minister and a used car salesmen were among his victims.
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((JOHN GREENBACKER/HALIFAX CO. COMMONWEALTH'S ATTY.: I THINK THAT ONCE EVERYTHING'S SAID AND DONE WE WILL PROBABLY FIND THAT DURING HIS TENURE HERE HE DEFRAUDED VARIOUS INDIVIDUALS AND INSTITUTIONS OF AMOUNTS THAT PROBABLY WOULD EXCEED 150-THOUSAND. ))
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Greenbacker says federal investigators are still working on a separate investigation.
He says authorities have evidence which indicates Frizzelle altered his father's death certificate to read as his own, in order to collect credit life insurance-- which would have paid off his debts.
No charges have been filed yet regarding that case. Teresa Hamilton, News 7. ))

Scam


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A former part- time Henry County Sheriff's Deputy has been indicted on embezzlement charges.
State police say Joseph Wayne Mundy worked as an independent insurance agent in the Henry County area.
They say Mundy allegedly collected premiums on policies, and then kept the money.
The Henry County Grand Jury this week indicted him on 15 counts of embezzlement.

2-scores


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Turning now to sports --
Major League owners today are expected to approve the use of interleague play for the 1997 season.
The plan calls for each National League team to play 15-to-16 games against American League foes.
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Now for the latest from the N-B-A and
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the N-H-L, let's go to the scoreboards.
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SUPER=96-Atlanta/102/Indiana/=93//Miami/=96/Washington/=89;
SUPER=96-Milwaukee/111/Philadelphia/100//New Jersey/=97/Charlotte/=93;
SUPER=96-Orlando/113/Phoenix/=95//Minnesota/=98/Golden State/=88;
SUPER=96-Houston/120/Denver/112//New York/=92/LA Clippers/=81;



SUPER=103-Tampa Bay/==6/San Jose/==4//Hartford/==6/NY Islanders/==3;
SUPER=103-Detroit/==3/Colorado/==2//Pittsburgh/==1/Buffalo/==0;
SUPER=103-Winnipeg/==4/Toronto/==2//Edmonton/==4/Dallas/==3;
SUPER=103-Montreal/==3/Ottawa/==0//Washington/==3/Chicago/==2;
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Two-Larry


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It's kind of hard to knock Brad Pitt and Bruce Willis out as the top box office banana.
In just two weeks, 12 Monkeys has raked in over 30- million at the box office.
The latest Harrison Ford movie is NOT doing nearly that well, but DOES bring back a Hollywood classic to the big screen.
This week, Anna Wentworth reviews the movie "Sabrina".
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((Anna Wentworth/Arts Reviewer: Forty-two years ago Humphry Bogart, Audrey Hepburn, and William Holden shared the marquee when "Sabrina" first hit theatres.
Today, this fairy tale romance remains charming, without being sentimental.
Its still the world of the rich...big homes, fancy parties and the tale of the Larrabee Brothers.
Harrison Ford is Linus--all work and no play. A business deal waiting to happen.
Greg Kinnear is David--the playboy--little work and a lot of play.
Julia Ormond is Sabrina, the chauffeur's daughter, who leaves for Paris an ugly ducking and returns a gorgeous swan.
Her interest in David threatens a marriage-merger deal, so Linus decides to romance her himself--but he falls in love. ((THERE WERE SOME THINGS MISSING IN MY LIFE. LIKE WHAT? LIKE A LIFE.))
"Sabrina" is unapologetically romantic and a lovely fantasy. But it has enough reality to keep it from becoming silly...that's why I give it an "A-".
It may be a remake, but has some good performances from Ford, Nancy Marchand, and Ormond.))

2HEADLINES


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Here's a look at today's top stories.
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Roanoke police are still looking for a teenage hijacker who comandeered a city school bus at knife point.
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Actor Chrisotpher Reeve is back in the hospital suffering from erratic blood

pressure.
In a statement, the Superman star said his condition had stabilized and he is expected to be out of the hospital in a matter of days.
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And Gladys Knight and the Pips, Jefferson Airplane, Pink Floyd and David Bowie were some of the stars inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last night.
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And that's what's making news on this Thursday January 18th.
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Don't go away. News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

Hijacking


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Some frightening moments for a Roanoke City school bus driver who's bus was hijacked yesterday.
No one was hurt when a teenager allegedly pulled a 12 inch hunting knife on the driver and forced her to take him to Salem.
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The incident began shortly after eight at the intersection of Cove Road and Florida Avenue, when the bus pulled up to a stop sign.
The driver, Terri Labiosa (La-biosa) had dropped off a busload of students at Westside Elementary School, but she and her nine year- old daughter endured an anxious ride into the the city of Salem.
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The hijacker would not allow the driver's daughter to leave, but eventually he got off the bus on Route 419 at Midland Road.
Police are looking for a black male about fifteen years old, who is five feet seven inches tall and weighs about 140 pounds. He was wearing a ski cap and a "Members Only" Jacket.

Fatal-Fire


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A space heater apparently sparked a blaze that killed an elderly Madison Heights man.
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The fire broke out yesterday at a house on Old Wrights Shop Road.
Firefighters were able to bring the blaze under control quickly, but not before they discovered the body of 77- year- old George Overstreet inside.
Authorities say Overstreet died of smoke inhalation.
They believe paper and debris piled near the heater may have started the fire.
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Layne


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The man convicted of killing 11- year- old Phadra Carter has been rebuffed by the state appeals court.
Billy Layne's lawyer had tried to convince the court that he was convicted of abduction- with intent to defile, BASED ON HEARSAY.
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The girl's mother had recounted a story Layne told her about the abduction and rape of a young girl.
"Layne could have concocted the entire story," said the appeals court, "and the RELEVANCE would be the same: that this thought was on his mind" around the time of the crime.
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The court upheld the conviction and two life sentences.

Missing-Girl


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In Texas, the search for a missing nine-year-old girl may be over.
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A Fort Worth newspaper reports a body found in Arlington matches the description of Amber Hagerman.
She's been missing since Saturday when someone reported seeing her abducted as she rode her bicycle near the home she shares with her grandparents.
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The body was discovered in a drainage ditch late yesterday, but police say the sex and age of the body have not been determined.

REEVE


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Actor Christopher Reeve is back in the hospital this morning.
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He's being treated for erratic blood pressure related to his paralysis.
The condition is called autonomic dysreflexia (auto-tonic dis- reflexia).
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((DONALD DAVIS/N. WESTCHESTER HOSPITAL CENTER:IT CAUSE THE PATIENTS TO SWING ERRATICALLY AND IF LEFT UNTREATED CAN LEAD TO A HEART ATTACK OR A STROKE. ))
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In a statement, Reeve says his blood pressure has stabilized and he expects to be going home in a few days or a week.
The star of the "Superman" feature films was paralyzed last spring in Culpepper when he was thrown off a horse during a riding competition.
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rock-hall


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Some music legends were rocking last night in New York City.
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The party was for the newest members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Among those inducted were Gladys Knight and the Pips, the Shirelles, Jefferson Airplane, Pink Floyd and David Bowie.
Although the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum opened in Cleveland last Labor Day weekend, the induction ceremony was held in Manhattan at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel.
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3-Sports


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In college hoop action--
U-V-A lost to the Tarheels last night.
Mike Stevens has the details in sports.
Good morning Mike.
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School-Bus


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Roanoke police are looking for a teenager who hijacked a city school bus yesterday.
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No one was hurt when the teen allegedly pulled a 12 inch hunting knife on the driver and forced her to take him to Salem.
The incident began shortly after eight a.m. at the intersection of Cove Road and Florida Avenue, when the bus pulled up to a stop sign.
The driver, Terri Labiosa (La-biosa) had dropped off a busload of students at Westside Elementary School, but she had her nine year- old daughter with her.
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SS=NONE


The hijacker would not allow the driver's daughter to leave, but eventually he got off the bus on Route 419 at Midland Road.
Police are looking for a black male about fifteen years old, who is five feet seven inches tall and weighs about 140 pounds. He was wearing a ski cap and a "Members Only" Jacket.

Student


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An autopsy has determined what killed a North Cross student athlete earlier this week.
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The Medical Examiner says 18-year old Grayson Hooper of Salem died of atrial (Mix-oma) myxoma- meaning a tumor on his heart was blocking the flow of blood.
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Hooper was a captain of the North Cross Football team. He died about 45 minutes after a short run around the school's indoor track.
Hooper had complained of not feeling well.
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Memorial services for Grayson Hooper are planned for tomorrow.
Meanwhile as his family and friends continue to mourn, Hooper's death has meant new hope for many people.
He was a tissue donor-- a form of donation that can help up to 125 people.
The procedure can supply corneas, it can help burn victims, and is also used in orthopedic and neurological surgeries.

Madison-Fire


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An elderly Madison Heights man is dead following a fire that is being blamed on a space heater.
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Yesterday morning neighbors reported smoke pouring from this house on Old Wrights Shop Road.
Firefighters were able to bring the blaze under control quickly, but not before they discovered the body of 77- year- old George Overstreet inside.
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((ASST. CHIEF LEE DAY/MONELISON V.F.D.: INITIAL CALL WAS THERE, WE HAD POSSIBLY A PERSON IN THE STRUCTURE. UPON INITIAL ENTRY BY THE ATTACK TEAM, THEY FOUND THE VICTIM AS THEY WERE EXTINGUISHING THE FIRE.)) ((INVEST. LINDY INGE/AMHERST CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: APPARENTLY HE HAD A SMALL ELECTRIC SPACE HEATER IN THE KITCHEN UNDER THE KITCHEN TABLE AND FROM ALL INDICATIONS THAT'S WHERE THE FIRE STARTED.))
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Authorities say Overstreet died of smoke inhalation.
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They believe paper and debris piled near the heater may have started the fire.

Caldwell


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A major settlement is reached in the firey death of a home-bound invalid in Roanoke.
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Melody Ann Caldwell suffered severe brain damage in an auto accident only to die in a house fire.
The 20- year- old victim was in a special hospital-type bed that may have actually started the fire.
Without admitting any liability, Maxwell products will pay more than half a million dollars.
Caldwell's mother stands to collect more than a quarter of a million. Cheryl Smith is the woman who got into a public dispute over whether she should be allowed to plant flowers on Melody's grave.
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Among other things the settlement will enable her to move Melody's remains to a private cemetary where she can have all the flowers she wants.

4-scores


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Time now for sports and a look at college basketball --
Number ten North Carolina dominated Virginia on the backboards and the scoreboard, winning 67-53.
Let's take a look at the scores.
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SUPER=97-Seton Hall/=78/Villanova/=73//N. Carolina/=67/Virginia/=53;
SUPER=97-Mass./=77/Rhode Island/=71//Cincinnati/=99/Xavier-Oh./=90;
SUPER=97-Conn./=88/St. John's/=73//Wake Forest/=66/Ga. Tech/=63;
SUPER=97-Fla. State/=75/Clemson/=62//Miss. State/=53/Miss./=47;
SUPER=97-Georgia/=71/Florida/=46//Texas Tech/=75/Baylor/=69;



SUPER=96-Atlanta/102/Indiana/=93//Miami/=96/Washington/=89;
SUPER=96-Milwaukee/111/Philadelphia/100//New Jersey/=97/Charlotte/=93;
SUPER=96-Orlando/113/Phoenix/=95//Minnesota/=98/Golden State/=88;

SUPER=96-Houston/120/Denver/112//New York/=92/LA Clippers/=81;