06:00-01

HEADLINES

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President Clinton braves a lion's den of Republicans to deliver his State of the Union address.
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And the search continues for a pregnant Texas ten- year- old. wx-head
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live-head
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STATE-UNION


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President Clinton takes his State of the Union themes on the road today with a trip to Kentucky.
He'll be touting the success of the 19-94 Crime Bill at a police station in Louisville.
Then, he'll follow up his educational proposals with an address at a high school.
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VO-NAT
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In his state of the union speech last night, he challenged the Republicans to never, ever again shut down the government.
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((WE OUGHT TO RESOLVE OUR REMAINING DIFFERENCES. I AM WILLING TO WORK TO RESOLVE THEM. I AM READY TO MEET TOMORROW. BUT I ASK YOU TO CONSIDER THAT WE SHOULD AT LEAST ENACT THESE SAVINGS THAT BOTH PLANS HAVE IN COMMON AND GIVE THE AMERICAN PEOPLE THEIR BALANCED BUDGET, A TAX CUT, LOWER INTEREST RATES AND A BRIGHTER FUTURE. WE SHOULD DO THAT NOW AND MAKE PERMANENT DEFICITS YESTERDAY'S LEGACY." ))
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During the Republican response, Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole accused the president of "careening dangerously off course" in welfare, education, medicare and taxes.
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Burton


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TAPE#95-115
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A lot of people knew Randy Carter kept a stash of marijuana in his home, and he liked to carry a lot of money.
That cost him his life.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday;


The man who pulled the trigger during last year's robbery and murder at Carter's home on Memorial Avenue tried to disavow any knowledge of the crime at trial yesterday.
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SOT 14:48:40
IN Q=Do you know

((DO YOU KNOW RANDY CARTER? NO SIR. HAVE YOU EVER MET RANDY CARTER. NO SIR. HAVE YOU EVER HEARD OF RANDY CARTER? NO SIR.))
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It may have been the ball-cap police found in Carter's bedroom.
Burton admitted it was his, but offered only a theory: maybe one of the other guys left it there.
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((CLIFFORD WECKSTEIN/JUDGE: THE COURT IS SATISFIED BEYOND A REASONABLE DOUBT THAT MR. BURTON WAS PRESENT AND AN ACTIVE PARTICIPANT IN THE ROBBERY OF MR. CARTER AND IN THE MURDER THAT OCCURRED THEREIN.)) ))
SUPER=01-Judge Clifford Weckstein/Roanoke Circuit Court
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VO-NAT


The judge spent just 15 minutes reviewing the evidence before finding Burton guilty of first- degree murder.
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Kim-Stan


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The Alleghany county board of supervisors wants to put a lid on odor and pollution coming from the Kim- Stan Landfill.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Selma;


Although the landfill closed years ago-- lecheate continues to flow into the Jackson River.
Last night, the board voted to apply for an I-S-T-E-A (Ice Tea) grant.
The federal money would help pay for construction of controlled wetlands-- which would absorb the harmful contaminants before they flow into the river.
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SOT 7:56:30
IN Q=It's not a cure-all

((ESTON BURGE/ALLEGHANY CO. ADMINISTRATOR: IT'S NOT A CURE-ALL BY ANY STRETCH OF THE IMAGINATION, BUT IT IS A MOVE FORWARD. IT'S POSITIVE, AND IT'S USING SOMETHING THAT WILL NOT HAVE A LONG LASTING TREATMENT FACILITY FOR THE COUNTY TO HAVE TO MAINTAIN AND ACTUALLY PAY FOR. ))
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The project would also help protect the historic Oakland Presbyterian Church and cemetery-- across the road from the landfill.
If approved, the estimated 147- thousand dollar pond will be built on C-S-X property.
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Meantime, Craig County High School is dealing with a cleanup of its own and will open an hour late today --

Fuel-Spill


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The school closed early yesterday after students started complaining they smelled fumes from a broken fuel pipe.
The pipe carrying fuel oil to the school's water heater broke last month.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Craig Co./Last Night;


Officials met with parents at the school last night.
The principal says he thought the pipe had already been fixed--
Meanwhile, parents say something should have been done before now.
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SOT 7:47:54
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((GINGER HARRIS/PARENT: I WISH THAT THEY HAD SAID SOMETHING EARLIER-- SO I WOULD HAVE MAYBE PUT TWO AND TWO TOGETHER, AND MY SON WOULDN'T BE COMING HOME WITH STOMACH ACHES AND COMPLAINING HE FEELS LIKE HE'S GOING TO THROW UP. ))
SUPER=01-Ginger Harris/Parent;
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VO-NAT


Meanwhile, an environmentalist reassured parents the fuel is NOT combustible.
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((JOHN SIMON/ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANTS: WE DON'T HAVE A POTENTIAL EXPLOSION CHEMICAL HERE, OR ELSE, QUITE FRANKLY, THE FIRE DEPARTMENT WOULD NOT ALLOW US TO MEET IN THIS ROOM RIGHT NOW. ))
SUPER=01-John Simon/Environmental Consultants;
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School officials are hopeful fans will remove the fumes from the school-- when it re- opens today.

Continental


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Continental Express now has three flights daily to Newark, New Jersey; Roanoke's only direct link to the New York-metro area.
Len Besthoff reports while many people probably prefer jet service, cities of all sizes are seeing an increase in prop plane flights.
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Continental Express now has the only non-stop service between Roanoke and the New York area, a big plus for business and leisure travellers alike.
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((BRUCE KINK/CONTINENTAL EXPRESS: WE SEE THIS AS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR CONNECTING TRAFFIC. NOT ONLY FROM ROANOKE TO NEWARK, BUT ALSO FOR THE OPPORTUNITY FOR CONNECTING TRAFFIC ONTO CONTINENTAL AIRLINES. WHICH WILL THEN PROVIDE SERVICE NATIONWIDE AND TO EUROPE ALSO.))
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But the flight is on a turboprop plane, and most folks prefer jet service.
Cities like Roanoke used to have more jets, but the consolidation of the airline industry has changed everything.
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((MARK COURTNEY/ROANOKE REGIONAL AIRPORT: THE MAJORS, IN AN EFFORT TO CONTINUE TO DOWNSIZE OR TO CUT THESE COSTS HAVE BEEN CONTINUING TO TURN OVER SOME OF THEIR JET ROUTES, PARTICULARLY THE SHORT HAULS, OR THE SHORT DISTANCE JET ROUTES, OVER TO THE REGIONALS.))
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((But smaller cities like Roanoke aren't the only ones seeing growth in these regional commuter flights. Larger cities are as well.))
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In the past ten years, flights by regional carriers have risen by 44-percent...in airports both large and small.
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((KINK: IF YOU CAN'T FILL UP A JET, YOU LOOK AT THE NEXT SIZE AIRCRAFT, WHICH MAY BE A 46 SEAT, A 30 SEAT, OR A 19 SEAT.))
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So odds are you'll be taking more flights on these prop planes.
Here's the upside.
Regional carriers plan to eventually replace prop planes with small, efficient, 50-seat regional jets.
Len Besthoff, News-7. ))

1-Sports


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In sports, Mike Stevens has a Superbowl preview for us.
Good morning Mike.
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$CCOFF


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One-Larry


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(Roll cue:) We're planning our Super Bowl Party bash.
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Death-Row


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Another Virginia death row inmate is put to death.
Richard Townes Junior was executed last night by lethal injection at the Greensville Correctional Center.
Townes killed a Virginia Beach convenience store clerk during a 19-85 robbery so she could not identify him.

Fatal-Fire


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Roanoke building officials condemned the home on Stewart Avenue where fire killed five people Saturday night.
But they do NOT plan to take action against the property owner for failing to install smoke detectors.
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The city requires smoke detectors in rental properties, and investigators found the home was not equipped with any.
Building officials have sent a notice ordering the owners to board up and clean up the property, but Building Commissioner Ron Miller says any other action is unlikely.
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((RON MILLER/BUILDING COMMISSIONER: NORMALLY WE GO OUT AND CITE VIOLATIONS. THESE PEOPLE HAD NOT BEEN CITED BEFORE THE FIRE SO AS TRAGIC AS IT IS, AND IT'S VERY UNFORTUNATE, IT'S NOT THE WAY WE DO BUSINESS TO, YOU KNOW, BACK UP AND GO CITING PEOPLE FOR THINGS.))
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Funeral services for the four children and their grandmother are tomorrow afternoon at Belmont Baptist Church.

Runaway


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Houston officials are making a public appeal to find a 10- ten- year- old runaway who is nearly nine months pregnant.
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Welfare agencies fear Cindy Garcia and the baby could die if she delivers without medical help.
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((MICHAEL BAGENT/HOUSTON POLICE: SHE'S JUST ABOUT NINE MONTHS PREGNANT, DUE ANY DAY, SHE'S A LITTLE BITTY GIRL, FOUR FOOT EIGHT TALL.))
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SUPER=03-Houston;


Garcia ran away from a shelter on Sunday.
Doctors say she will probably have to deliver by C-section.
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((JUDY HAY/SOCIAL WORKER: SHE'S VERY NAIVE ABOUT HOW ROUGH THIS LABOR AND THIS DELIVERY IS GOING TO BE. ))
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Police say the man who they believe impregnated Garcia is a 22- year- old native of Mexico who may have fled to the border.
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If they find him, police say they'll likely charge him with aggravated sexual assault.

siamese-twins


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And some other children are making the news --
Doctors in San Diego are expected to announce today if they will surgically separate siamese twin girls.
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If doctors recommend separating the girls, only one may live.
The girls, born 12 days ago in Mexico, are joined at the chest and stomach.
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2-scores


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Turning now to sports and the latest from the N-B-A --
Orlando is 21-and-0 at home this season following an easy triumph over Philadelphia.
Let's take a look at the scoreboards.
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SUPER=96-Orlando/105/Philadelphia/=90//Indiana/117/Phoenix/102;
SUPER=96-Toronto/=86/New Jersey/=79//Atlanta/=84/Cleveland/=72;
SUPER=96-Chicago/=99/New York/=79//Utah/=96/Portland/=72;
SUPER=96-Dallas/111/Sacramento/109;



SUPER=103-New Jersey/==3/Los Angeles/==1//Florida/==5/Washington/==4;



SUPER=97-Mass./=79/Pittsburgh/=71//Conn./116/Central Conn. St./=46;
SUPER=97-Indiana/=99/Michigan/=83//Texas Tech/=72/S. Methodist/=60;


Two-Larry


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SUPER=15-Larry Dowdy;



(Roll cue:) We serve up some Super Bowl halftime fixings.
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2HEADLINES


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Here's a look at today's top stories.
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President Clinton is calling on the G-O-P-controlled Congress to pass a balanced-budget bill that he can sign.
During his State of the Union address, the President also challenged Republicans on nearly every major issue including welfare reform, the environment and crime.
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VO-NAT
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A big day for O.J. Simpson.
The former football star is scheduled to be interviewed by cable's Black Entertainment Television.
It will be his first in-depth interview since his acquittal on murder charges.
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VO-NAT
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And a conviction in the robbery and murder of a Roanoke man.
Yesterday Thomas Arthur Burton was found guilty of first degree murder in the death of Randy Carter.
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And that's what's making news on this Wednesday January 24th.
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Don't go away. The news continues.

clinton


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President Clinton is taking his State of the Union show on the road today with a visit to Kentucky.
He'll be touting the success of the 19-94 Crime Bill at a police station in Louisville.
Then, he'll follow up his educational proposals with an address at a high school.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Capitol Hill/Last Night;


In his 61 minute speech last night, the president confronted the G-O-P on the budget, demanding they never, ever again shutdown the government.
He also confronted Republican stands on welfare reform, tax cuts, the minimum wage, Medicare and Medicaid.
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(( NOW IT IS TIME TO FINISH THE JOB AND BALANCE THE BUDGET. THOUGH DIFFERENCES REMAIN AMONG US WHICH ARE SIGNIFICANT, THE COMBINED TOTAL OF THE PROPOSED SAVINGS COMMON TO BOTH PLANS IS MORE THAN ENOUGH, USING THE NUMBERS FROM YOUR CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE, TO BALANCE THE BUDGET IN SEVEN YEARS AND TO PROVIDE A MODEST TAX CUT. THESE CUTS ARE REAL, THEY WILL REQUIRE SACRIFICE FROMEVERYONE. BUT THESE CUTS DO NOT UNDERMINE OUR FUNDAMENTAL OBLIGATIONS TO OUR PARENTS, OUR CHILDREN AND OUR FUTURE BY ENDANGERING MEDICARE, MEDICAID, EDUCATION OR THE ENVIRONMENT, OR BY RAISING TAXES ON WORKING FAMILIES ))
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During the Republican response, Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole dared Mr. Clinton to walk the talk he talks so well.
He also promised that the G-O-P will send the President another balanced budget bill.
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SIMPSON


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O-J Simpson speaks privately and publically about the murders of Ron Goldman and Nicole Brown.
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Tonight he's scheduled to give an interview on Black Entertainment Television.
B-E-T's president says Simpson placed no restrictions on what he can be asked.
Today is also day three of his deposition in his civil suit.
Yesterday lawyers grilled Simpson about his actions and his ailibi the night of the murders.
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Verdict


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A Roanoke judge has convicted Thomas Arthur Burton of first- degree murder.
At the end of yesterday's one-day trial, Judge Clifford Weckstein rejected the defendant's denials and found him guilty as charged.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday;


Authorities named Burton the trigger man in last year's robbery and murder of Randy Carter.
Burton told the judge that he'd been with the other two men implicated in the crime that night, but they had dropped him off and Burton said he had nothing to do with it.
Burton's co-defendant in the case, Michael Houser has yet to be tried, but he may get a break, in exchange for testifying against Burton.
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L'burg-Shooting


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A Lynchburg man is free on bond after he was arrested on murder charges yesterday.
29- year old Danny R. Jones turned himself over to police after learning he was wanted in connection with the city's first homicide of the year.
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SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


24- year old Robert Lewis Allen was shot to death during a fight outside the Glass House night club early Sunday.
Allen died of a single gunshot wound to the chest.
Police say eyewitnesses led them to Jones as the prime suspect in Allen's murder.
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Wythe-Murder


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An autopsy shows a Wythe County teen died from exposure to the cold.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Wythe Co./Monday;


Deputies recovered 17 year- old Ricky Lee Coleman's body from along a creek bank off route 618 early Sunday morning.
That's three days after he'd been in a fight with 19 year old Jason Hibbs.
Authorities say afterwards, Hibbs, 20 year- old Eric Ball, and a 17 year- old stuffed Coleman into the trunk of a car, then dumped him over the bank.
All three face charges of abduction and murder.
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Tech-Students


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And six Virginia Tech students have been suspended for two semesters after admitting they left a fellow student in a remote area of Montgomery County one night last month.
All of the students involved were members of the university's Corps of Cadets.
The university would not release their names.
A spokesman for the university says the students clearly violated the Blacksburg school's hazing ban.

3-Sports


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In sports, Mike Stevens takes a look at how the two number one teams in the area -- G-W Danville and Liberty -- did on the hardwood last night.
Good morning Mike.
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Birthdays
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Three-Larry


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(ROLL TAPE STRAIGHT OUT OF BIRTHDAYS)
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SUPER=13-Ed Murphy/Catering by Murphy's; :15 (Screen left)
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OUT Q=more news seven mornin.
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Thomas-Burton


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Friends say Randy Carter was known for having marijuana in his home, and for always carrying a wad of cash.
That cost him his life.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday;


The man who pulled the trigger during last year's robbery and murder at Carter's home on Memorial Avenue tried to disavow any knowledge of the crime at trial yesterday.
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SOT 14:48:40
IN Q=Do you know

((DO YOU KNOW RANDY CARTER? NO SIR. HAVE YOU EVER MET RANDY CARTER. NO SIR. HAVE YOU EVER HEARD OF RANDY CARTER? NO SIR.))
SUPER=02-John McGarvey/Burton's Attorney;
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OUT Q=I did not.
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It may have been the ball-cap police found in Carter's bedroom.
Burton admitted it was his, but offered only a theory: maybe one of the other guys left it there.
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((CLIFFORD WECKSTEIN/JUDGE: THE COURT IS SATISFIED BEYOND A REASONABLE DOUBT THAT MR. BURTON WAS PRESENT AND AN ACTIVE PARTICIPANT IN THE ROBBERY OF MR. CARTER AND IN THE MURDER THAT OCCURRED THEREIN.)) ))
SUPER=01-Judge Clifford Weckstein/Roanoke Circuit Court
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OUT Q=therein.
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VO-NAT


The judge spent just 15 minutes reviewing the evidence before finding Burton guilty of first- degree murder.
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Landfill


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The Alleghany county board of supervisors wants to reduce the odor and pollution that is still coming from the Kim- Stan Landfill.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Selma;


Although the landfill closed years ago-- lecheate continues to flow into the Jackson River.
Last night, the board voted to apply for an (Ice Tea) I-S-T-E-A grant.
The federal money would help pay for construction of controlled wetlands-- which would absorb the harmful contaminants before they flow into the river.
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IN Q=It's not a cure-all

((ESTON BURGE/ALLEGHANY CO. ADMINISTRATOR: IT'S NOT A CURE-ALL BY ANY STRETCH OF THE IMAGINATION, BUT IT IS A MOVE FORWARD. IT'S POSITIVE, AND IT'S USING SOMETHING THAT WILL NOT HAVE A LONG LASTING TREATMENT FACILITY FOR THE COUNTY TO HAVE TO MAINTAIN AND ACTUALLY PAY FOR. ))
SUPER=01-Eston Burge/Alleghany Co. Adminstrator;
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OUT Q=actually pay for
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VO-NAT


The project would also help protect the historic Oakland Presbyterian Church and cemetery-- across the road from the landfill.
If approved, the estimated 147- thousand dollar pond will be built on C-S-X property.
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Meantime, Craig County High School is dealing with a cleanup of its own and will open an hour late today --

CRAIG-SCHOOL


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Yesterday the high school closed after students started complaining they smelled fumes.
The pipe carrying fuel oil to the school's water heater broke last month.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Craig Co./Last Night;


Officials met with parents at the school last night.
The principal said he thought the pipe had been fixed--
Meanwhile, parents say something should have been done before now.
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((LINDA GREENWAY/PARENT: THEY'VE HAD SCHOOL TEACHERS THAT HAVE BEEN SICK AND THROWING UP FOR THREE WEEKS-- ONE WITH RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS.))
SUPER=01-Linda Greenway/Parent;
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VO-NAT


Meanwhile, an environmentalist reassured parents the fuel is NOT combustible.
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((JOHN SIMON/ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANTS: WE DON'T HAVE A POTENTIAL EXPLOSION CHEMICAL HERE, OR ELSE, QUITE FRANKLY, THE FIRE DEPARTMENT WOULD NOT ALLOW US TO MEET IN THIS ROOM RIGHT NOW. ))
SUPER=01-John Simon/Environmental Consultants;
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OUT Q=room right now
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SS=NONE


School officials are hopeful fans will remove the fumes from the school-- when it re- opens today.

Wal-mart


ANCHOR=Melanie
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WRITER=bmy
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The new Wal-Mart Superstore opens at Valley View in Roanoke this morning.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


Superstores are popping up all over this region.
One recently opened in Lewisburg, West Virginia and another is under construction in Henry County.
Superstores employ an average of 400 full and part time employees with starting wages ranging from five to six- fifty and hour.
Sales at the superstores average about 60 milliion dollars a year.
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4-scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
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WRITER=cro
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In the N-B-A --
Chicago easily earned its 12th straight victory, as Michael Jordan pumped in 33 points in a win over New York.
Let's take a look at the scoreboards.
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SUPER=#C-200;
SUPER=96-Chicago/=99/New York/=79//Utah/=96/Portland/=72;
SUPER=96-Orlando/105/Philadelphia/=90//Indiana/117/Phoenix/102;
SUPER=96-Toronto/=86/New Jersey/=79//Atlanta/=84/Cleveland/=72;
SUPER=96-Dallas/111/Sacramento/109;


SUPER=97-Indiana/=99/Michigan/=83//Texas Tech/=72/S. Methodist/=60; SUPER=97-Mass./=79/Pittsburgh/=71//Conn./116/Central Conn. St./=46;