06:00-01

HEADLINES

ANCHOR=Melanie
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VO-NAT


Pittsylvania County authorities are looking for answers following a bizarre string of violence last night.
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ANCHOR=Melanie 2 shot


And in Martinsville a woman claims self-defense in the stabbing death of her boyfriend. wx-head
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live-head
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Pitts-Shooting


ANCHOR=Mel
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-10
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One person was shot and another assaulted late last night in Pittsylvania County.
Investigators are still questioning witnesses, but so far tend to believe the incidents ARE related.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co./Last Night;


Authorities believe one of the incidents occurred on State road 9-69, near Callands.
They're not sure where the other crime occurred.
But officials say there's a good chance the incidents ARE connected since they both happened at about 10-15 in the same area of the County.
Few details on the incident have been released but authorities do say one the victims was apparently shot in the head.
One was hospitalized and the other was treated and released.
No arrests have been made.
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M'ville-Murder


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#95-112
GRAPHIC=Murder


In Martinsville, a domestic dispute yesterday erupted into the city's first murder of the year.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Martinsville/Last Night;


32- year- old James Weldon Lee, Junior was stabbed to death--
Authorities are charging his girlfriend, Mary Mitchell with the murder.
The incident happened in the afternoon at the Patrick Henry Apartments on Booker Road.
Police say Mitchell admitted to stabbing Lee in the chest-- but she said it was an act of self- defense.
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SOT 8:21:37
IN Q=There was a domestic

((TONY TURNER/MARTINSVILLE POLICE DEPT.: THERE WAS A DOMESTIC DISPUTE BETWEEN THE TWO. BOTH WERE ARMED WITH KNIVES. HE SUPPOSEDLY SWUNG AT HER WITH A KNIFE AND SHE SWUNG BACK, STRIKING HIM IN THE CHEST. ))
SUPER=01-Tony Turner/Martinsville Police Dept.;
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OUT Q=in the chest
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TALENT=Melanie 2 shot
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Lee was pronounced dead at 5-45 at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville- Henry County.
Police believe alcohol may have been involved.

Franklin-Murder


ANCHOR=Beth 2 shot
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#=96-2
GRAPHIC=2 shot


Authorities in Franklin County say it was an argument that led to murder there.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Ferrum;


They say it started in a parking lot near a restaurant-
That's where they say 21 year old Barry Morton Dudley and 27 year old Kenneth Russell Moore got into an argument.
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SOT 14:51:35
IN Q=Received a call to

((LT. EWELL HUNT/FRANKLIN CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: RECEIVED A CALL TO GO TO PAUL'S BAR-B-QUE DURING A FIGHT OR ALTERCATION AT PAUL'S BAR-B-QUE SHORTLY MIDNIGHT SATURDAY. AFTER OUR OFFICERS ARRIVED AT PAUL'S BAR-B-QUE WE FOUND SEVERAL PEOPLE HAD BEEN IN AN ALTERCATION OR DISAGREEMENT THERE AT PAUL'S BAR-B-QUE.))
SUPER=01-Lt. Ewell Hunt/Franklin Co. Sheriff's Dept.;
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OUT Q=Paul's Bar-B-Que. 4TH TIME
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VO-NAT


The Sheriff's Department says the incident then carried over to a trailer park in Franklin County where Moore was stabbed once in the chest by Dudley with a large knife.
Moore died at Roanoke Memorial Hospital Sunday morning.
Dudley is being held without bond at the Franklin County jail.
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ANCHOR=Beth
SS=Murder


Police also say Dudley is currently on probation for an unlawful wounding incident that occurred in 1992.

Bolling


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=Mornin'
WRITER=ssm
TAPE# 96-7
GRAPHIC=bolling


In Bedford County, it took a jury five hours last night to convict a man of murdering his girlfriend and recommend he spend thirty years in prison for the crime.
Steve Smallshaw has more on the final day of the Joe Bolling trial.
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SOT
IN Q=Just seconds after
SUPER=03-Bedford/Yesterday; :06
SUPER=01-Randy Krantz/Prosecutor; :26
SUPER=01-Debra Wright/Victim's Sister; :49 (Quick!)
SUPER=@ssm2; :56
SUPER=01-Phil Baker/Defense Attorney; 1:04
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(( Just seconds after he shot 27- year- old Torina Lynn Wright last June, Joe Bolling already was telling everyone he spoke to the shooting had been an accident.
Bolling's three day trial centered on how his .44 Magnum revolver could have fired without his having cocked the hammer or pulled the trigger.
Prosecutor Randy Krantz said the shooting was no accident... that the two had been arguing when Bolling pulled out his gun to make one final point.
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SOT 16:09:08
IN Q=This case is

((RANDY KRANTZ/THIS CASE IS MURDER.. THIS CASE ISN'T MANSLAUGHTER, IT'S MURDER. AND THE REASON THAT THIS IS MURDER IS THIS MAN WAS ABOUT AS MALICIOUS AS YOU CAN GET WHEN HE DECIDED TO INTRODUCE A GUN INTO IT.))
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OUT Q=gun into it.


After four hours of debate, the jury agreed, convicting Bolling of second degree murder, and recommending a total of thirty years in prison and a 30- thousand dollar fine.
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SOT 13:42:25
IN Q=It's been hard

((DEBRA WRIGHT/VICTIM'S SISTER: IT'S BEEN HARD, REAL TOUGH. REPORTER: DOES THIS BRING ANY SENSE OF CLOSURE FOR YOU THEN? WRIGHT: WE'RE GLAD IT'S OVER WITH.))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=over with.


For Bolling, it's just beginning.
With his bond revoked, he was escorted from the courtroom en route to jail... official sentencing will come in six to eight weeks.
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SOT 13:48:01
IN Q=All the circumstances

((PHIL BAKER/DEFENSE ATTORNEY: ALL THE CIRCUMSTANCES WE THINK, POINTED TO A VERDICT OF SOMETHING OTHER THAN SECOND DEGREE MURDER, BUT THE JURY HAS SPOKEN AND WE AGAIN, DEFER TO THEIR FINDINGS.))
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OUT Q=their findings.


Steve Smallshaw, News7, Bedford.))

1-Sports


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=cro
TAPE#=sports cut in
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Turning now to sports -- Mike Stevens takes a post game look at the Superbowl, plus he has highlights of the Charlotte Hornets game.
Good morning Mike.
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One-Larry


ANCHOR=Larry
NEWSCAST=Mornin'
WRITER=ldo
CHROMAKEY=Live/Microwave
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(Live Interview)



SUPER=15-Larry Dowdy;
SUPER=11-Roanoke Co.;



SUPER=13-Sabrina Hollis/Chesapeake Bagel Bakery;



SUPER=13-Steve Giorno/Chesapeake Bagel Bakery;



SUPER=11-Roanoke Co.;



(Toss to Beth)


PLANE-CRASH


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=plane crash


The F-14 squadron involved in yesterday's crash in Nashville is grounded this morning while the Navy continues its investigation.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Nashville, TN/Yesterday;


The Navy says the pilot was flying during another crash last spring.
And that the squadron has seen four accidents in recent months.
Yesterday's fiery crash killed the pilot, co-pilot, and three people on the ground.
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OK-TRIAL


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=legal scales


In Oklahoma City, it's victims' rights versus a fair trial.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Oklahoma City, OK;


A federal judge opens a hearing today on a change of venue request in the Oklahoma City bombing case.
Last night bombing suspects Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols were taken from federal prison in El Reno to Oklahoma City in preparation for the hearing.
Prosecutors want the trial held in Oklahoma.
The defense says it can't get a fair trial in that state.
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STRAW-POLL


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
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A straw poll in Alaska and new surveys in New Hampshire show Steve Forbes solidifying his position as a serious threat to Bob Dole for the Republican presidential nod.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Nashua, NH;


In incomplete Alaska results, Forbes was slightly behind Pat Buchanan, but both candidates were well ahead of Dole.
And a poll in New Hampshire gives Forbes 29 percent of the votes to Dole's 24 percent.
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Iowa Falls, IA;


Dole says his campaign message will stay the same despite what the polls say.
The Senate majority leader was in Iowa last night where he criticized the media for not scrutinizing Forbes.
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((SEN. BOB DOLE/MAJORITY LEADER; MAYBE HE OWNES STOCK IN ALL THE NETWORKS AND TIME AND NEWSWEEK...THEY DON'T BOTHER HIM, JUST BOB DOLE THE FRONT RUNNER. WE'RE GOING TO RUN OUR CAMPAIGN AND HOPE EVERYONE KNOWS A FLAT TAX ISN'T GOING TO CURE EVERYTHING AND I JUST SAY TO MR. FORBES AND MR. GRAMM, PLEASE RELEASE YOUR TAX RETURN. ))
SUPER=01-Sen. Bob Dole/Majority Leader;
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OUT Q=your tax return.
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VO-NAT


Forbes was considered a long shot months ago, but his flat tax plan and a massive advertising campaign has bolstered his recognition factor.
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Reserve


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=washington dc


Economists are keeping an eye on Washington, as the top policy-makers of the Federal Reserve open a two-day meeting today.
Many analysts believe the Fed is ready to lower interest rates for a third time in less than a year amid signs of a slowing economy.


L'burg-March


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=tho
TAPE#96-3
GRAPHIC=NONE


You remember the million man march held in Washington last fall?
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


How about a thousand man march?
That's what a number of Lynchburg Area ministers are planning for March 16th.
Although there won't be as many people as the million man march- the message is still the same.
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SOT 6:35:14
IN Q=We must bring

((REVEREND BENJAMIN HARRIS/MARCH ORGANIZER: WE MUST BRING DIGNITY AND RESPONSIBILITY BACK TO OUR COMMUNITY WHILE COMBATING THE SELF DESTRUCTIVE BEHAVIORS BY SOME BLACK MEN--SUCH AS MURDER, SELLING DRUGS, AND EXPLOITATION OF OUR WOMEN. ))
SUPER=01-Reverend Benjamin Harris/March Organizer;
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OUT Q=of our women.
ANCHOR=Beth
SS=NONE


Marchers will walk from the Lynchburg City Jail to the Court Street Baptist Church--
Organizers want men, women, and children--of all ages-- to march in SUPPORT of their communities.

2-scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=magic johnson


In sports -the Lakers are hoping for Magic.
After a four-year absence from the N-B-A, Magic Johnson suits up tonight as the Los Angeles Lakers take on the Golden State Warriors.
SS=tech hoops


On the college hardwood, the 13th-ranked Hokies got 17 points and 12 rebounds from Ace Custis and beat St. Joseph's 85-to-76 last night.
Let's take a look at the scoreboards.
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SUPER=#C-200;
SUPER=97-Villanova/=72/Syracuse/=69//Va. Tech/=85/St. Joseph's-Penn/=76;



SUPER=96-Charlotte/=88/Cleveland/=86//Philadelphia/103/Vancouver/=92;
SUPER=96-New York/=94/Miami/=85//Utah/106/Detroit/=97;
SUPER=96-Seattle/=92/Portland/=88;



SUPER=103-Ottawa/==4/St. Louis/==2//Florida/==2/Pittsburgh/==1;
SUPER=103-Winnipeg/==2/Dallas/==1;





Two-Larry


ANCHOR=Larry
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WRITER=ldo
CHROMAKEY=Live/Microwave
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(Live Interview)



SUPER=15-Larry Dowdy;
SUPER=11-Roanoke Co.;



SUPER=13-Steve Giorno/Chesapeake Bagel Bakery;



SUPER=11-Roanoke Co.;



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2HEADLINES


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Here's a look at today's top stories.
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VO-NAT


Pittsylvania County authorities are looking for a link between two acts of violence last night.
At least one person was shot and another assaulted.
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VO-NAT
ANCHOR=Beth


In Martinsville a woman admits to fatally stabbing her boyfriend but claims it was in self defense.
Mary Mitchell has been charged with the city's first murder of year in the death of James Weldon Lee Junior.
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VO-NAT
ANCHOR=Melanie


And a Bedford County man is convicted of murdering his girlfriend.
The jury has recommended Joe Bolling spend thirty years in prison.
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And that's what's making news on this Tuesday January 30th.
ANCHOR=Beth


Don't go away, the news will continue.

Joe-Bolling


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin'
WRITER=ssm
TAPE# 96-7
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A Bedford County jury spent five hours last night deliberating the case of a man accused of murdering his girlfriend.
Joe Bolling was convicted, and the jurors recommended he spend thirty years in prison.
Steve Smallshaw has the story.
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SOT
IN Q=Just seconds after
SUPER=03-Bedford/Yesterday; :06
SUPER=01-Randy Krantz/Prosecutor; :26
SUPER=01-Debra Wright/Victim's Sister; :49 (Quick)
SUPER=@ssm2; :56
SUPER=01-Phil Baker/Defense Attorney; 1:04
RUNS=1:17
OUT Q=News7, Bedford.


(( Just seconds after he shot 27- year- old Torina Lynn Wright last June, Joe Bolling already was telling everyone he spoke to the shooting had been an accident.
Bolling's three day trial centered on how his .44 Magnum revolver could have fired without his having cocked the hammer or pulled the trigger.
Prosecutor Randy Krantz said the shooting was no accident... that the two had been arguing when Bolling pulled out his gun to make one final point.
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SOT 16:09:08
IN Q=This case is

((RANDY KRANTZ/THIS CASE IS MURDER.. THIS CASE ISN'T MANSLAUGHTER, IT'S MURDER. AND THE REASON THAT THIS IS MURDER IS THIS MAN WAS ABOUT AS MALICIOUS AS YOU CAN GET WHEN HE DECIDED TO INTRODUCE A GUN INTO IT.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=gun into it.


After four hours of debate, the jury agreed, convicting Bolling of second degree murder, and recommending a total of thirty years in prison and a 30- thousand dollar fine.
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SOT 13:42:25
IN Q=It's been hard

((DEBRA WRIGHT/VICTIM'S SISTER: IT'S BEEN HARD, REAL TOUGH. REPORTER: DOES THIS BRING ANY SENSE OF CLOSURE FOR YOU THEN? WRIGHT: WE'RE GLAD IT'S OVER WITH.))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=over with.


For Bolling, it's just beginning.
With his bond revoked, he was escorted from the courtroom en route to jail... official sentencing will come in six to eight weeks.
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SOT 13:48:01
IN Q=All the circumstances

((PHIL BAKER/DEFENSE ATTORNEY: ALL THE CIRCUMSTANCES WE THINK, POINTED TO A VERDICT OF SOMETHING OTHER THAN SECOND DEGREE MURDER, BUT THE JURY HAS SPOKEN AND WE AGAIN, DEFER TO THEIR FINDINGS.))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=their findings.


Steve Smallshaw, News7, Bedford.))

M'ville-Murder


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#95-112
GRAPHIC=Murder


In Martinsville, a domestic dispute yesterday erupted into the city's first murder of the year.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Martinsville/Last Night;


32- year- old James Weldon Lee, Junior was stabbed to death--
Authorities are charging his girlfriend, Mary Mitchell with the murder.
The incident happened in the afternoon at the Patrick Henry Apartments on Booker Road.
Police say Mitchell admitted to stabbing Lee in the chest-- but she said it was an act of self- defense.
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SOT 8:21:37
IN Q=There was a domestic

((TONY TURNER/MARTINSVILLE POLICE DEPT.: THERE WAS A DOMESTIC DISPUTE BETWEEN THE TWO. BOTH WERE ARMED WITH KNIVES. HE SUPPOSEDLY SWUNG AT HER WITH A KNIFE AND SHE SWUNG BACK, STRIKING HIM IN THE CHEST. ))
SUPER=01-Tony Turner/Martinsville Police Dept.;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=in the chest
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TALENT=Melanie 2 shot
SS=2 shot


Lee was pronounced dead at 5-45 at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville- Henry County.
Police believe alcohol may have been involved.

Shooting


ANCHOR=Beth 2 shot
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=THa
TAPE# 96-10
GRAPHIC=2 shot


Authorities in Pittsylvania County are investigating the shooting of one person, and the assualt of another.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co./Last Night;


Authorities believe one of the incidents occurred on State road 969-- near Callands.
They're not sure where the other crime occurred.
Officials say there's a good chance the incidents are connected because they both occurred around 10-15 in the same area of the County.
Little information has been released on the incident, but authorities tell us one of the victims was shot in the head.
One was hospitalized and the other was treated and released.
At this time no arrests have been made.
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Youth-Crime


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#95-115
GRAPHIC=murder


And police are still hoping to make an arrest in the fatal shooting of a Danville High School student.
The teen wanted in the crime is still at large.
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VO-NAT


16- year old Tony Spraggins was killed Sunday afternoon on Winslow Street.
He was a sophomore at George Washington High School.
SUPER=03-Danville/Sunday;


The wanted teen is also a student at the school.
Police aren't releasing his name because he's underage.
Witnesses say the two had a fight last week in the school cafeteria.
But neither police nor school officials will confirm if the incidents are related.
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SOT
IN Q=That may or may

((MAJ. B. C. ELLIOTT/DANVILLE POLICE DEPT.:THAT MAY OR MAY NOT BE SO, THERE'S BEEN A LITTLE SPECULATION ON THAT, BUT NOT ANYTHING REAL STRONG ON THAT AS YET, THAT WE WANT TO RELEASE ANYWAY. ))
SUPER=01-Maj. B. C. Elliott/Danville Police Dept.; :00
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=release anyway.
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VO-NAT


Officials at the National Center for Juvenile Justice say the number of teens charged with murder is on the rise.
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ANCHOR=Beth 2 shot
SS= 2 shot


In 1993, 14- percent of all murder arrests in Virginia involved suspects between the ages of 10 and 17.

Henry-Sheriff


ANCHOR=Melanie 2 shot
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#96-06
GRAPHIC=2 shot


In Henry County, the number of drug related crimes is on the rise -- and the Sheriff's Department says it needs help.
But as Kimberly McBroom reports, the department says the assistance needs to come from the county.
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IN Q=Two drug- related
SUPER=03-Henry Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Frank Cassell/Henry Co. Sheriff; :20
SUPER=01-Robert Lawler/Henry Co. Administrator; :53
SUPER=@Kimberly1; 1:11
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OUT Q=News 7, Henry County


(( Two drug- related murders in the last year-- plus numerous other crimes have kept Henry County authorities busy.
The Sheriff's department recently asked the county's permission to apply for a federal grant to hire two more narcotics officers.
But to the department's disappointment, the board of supervisors said no.
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SOT 4:22:56

((FRANK CASSELL/HENRY CO. SHERIFF: I THINK A LOT OF THE OFFICERS THOUGHT AS MUCH DRUG PROBLEMS AS WE HAVE IN THIS AREA, AND AS NECESSARY AS THESE POSITIONS ARE, AND THE HELP THEY COULD BE TO US-- I THINK THEY THOUGHT THAT THE BOARD WOULD CERTAINLY GO ALONG WITH THEM. ))
RUNS=:15


The federal government would have funded most of the 148- thousand dollar grant-- Henry County would have had to put up a quarter of the money-- around 37- thousand dollars.
But county officials say that's still too much for an already tight budget.
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SOT 5:37:11
IN Q=

((ROBERT LAWLER/HENRY CO. ADMINISTRATOR: WE'RE LOOKING AT APPROXIMATELY 10- 15- MILLION DOLLARS IN NEW SCHOOL DEBT AND THE BOARD DID NOT WANT TO COMMIT FUNDS INTO THAT BUDGET WITHOUT SEEING ALL THE EXPENDITURES AND ALL THE REVENUES. ))
RUNS=:13


Lawler says two of the three current drug officers are financed through another federal grant.
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SOT 5:24:37
IN Q=

((KIMBERLY MCBROOM/NEWS 7: MEMBERS OF THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT SAYS THEY'RE GRATEFUL FOR THE OFFICERS THEY DO HAVE-- BUT IN THEIR WORDS, IT'S GOING TO TAKE A LOT MORE SOLDIERS TO FIGHT IN THIS WAR ON DRUGS. KIMBERLY MCBROOM, NEWS 7, HENRY COUNTY. ))
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3-Sports


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=cro
TAPE#=sports cut in
GRAPHIC=none


In sports -- Mike Stevens takes a look at the Roanoke - Lynchburg ODAC contest, plus talks with Magic Johnson about his decision to join the Lakers.
Good morning Mike.
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IN Q=howdy once
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$CCOFF

Birthdays
TALENT=Larry
SS=none
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IN Q=(nat sot music)
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out= back to you.


Three-Larry


ANCHOR=Larry
NEWSCAST=Mornin'
WRITER=ldo
CHROMAKEY=Live/Microwave
GRAPHIC=none



(Live Interview)



SUPER=15-Larry Dowdy;
SUPER=11-Roanoke Co.;



SUPER=13-Steve Giorno/Chesapeake Bagel Bakery;



SS=(Bagel Care-ESS#8028)

BAGEL CARE -Let cool in paper bags -Sealed plastic bags cause sweat & bagels become soggy -To freeze, slice & place in plastic freezer bag. -Frozen, sliced bagels can go directly into toaster.
SS=(Rejuvenating Bagels-ESS#8029)

REJUVENATING BAGELS -Day-old bagels can harden. -Freshen up by toasting, broiling, or sauteeing. -Place day old bagel in covered pot with a few drops of water, warm oven to 350 degrees for about 10 minutes.

LIVE=Larry/Full



(Toss to bump)


Forest-Fire


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin'
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#
GRAPHIC=fire


Two members of a Campbell County family are hospitalized this morning after narrowly escaping their burning home.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Forest;


Around 3:15, firefighters were called to this house off Route 811 in Forest.
The glow of the flames could be seen for more than a mile away, but crews had a difficult time finding the home.
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SOT 21:00:12
IN Q=Basement was fully

((ASST. CHIEF BUD RUSSELL/FOREST V.F.D.: BASEMENT WAS FULLY INVOLVED.. KNOCKED THE FIRE DOWN.))
SUPER=01-Asst. Chief Bud Russell/Forest V.F.D.; :00
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=knocked the fire down.
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VO-NAT


A father and son were taken to Lynchburg General Hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation.
Two other family members escaped unharmed.
Authorities don't know what caused the fire.
Crews spent several hours on the scene cleaning up the wreckage.
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Murder


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#edit of 95-112
GRAPHIC=Murder


A domestic dispute yesterday erupted into Martinsville's first murder of the year.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Martinsville/Last Night;


32- year- old James Weldon Lee, Junior was stabbed to death--
Authorities are charging his girlfriend, Mary Mitchell with the murder.
The incident happened yesterday afternoon at the Patrick Henry Apartments on Booker Road.
Police say Mitchell admitted to stabbing Lee in the chest-- but she said it was an act of self- defense.
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TALENT=Beth 2 shot
SS=2 shot


Lee was pronounced dead at Memorial Hospital of Martinsville- Henry County.
Police believe alcohol may have been involved.

Verdict


ANCHOR=Melanie 2 shot
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE# edit of 96-7
GRAPHIC=2 shot


A Bedford County jury has convicted Joe Bolling of murdering his girlfriend and has recommended he spend thirty years in prison.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Bolling says he accidentally shot 27 year old Torina Wright last June.
SUPER=03-Bedford;


His three day trial centered on how his .44 Magnum revolver could have fired IF he had NOT cocked the hammer or pulled the trigger.
Prosecutor Randy Krantz said the shooting was no accident.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 16:09:08
IN Q=This case is

((RANDY KRANTZ/THIS CASE IS MURDER.. THIS CASE ISN'T MANSLAUGHTER, IT'S MURDER. AND THE REASON THAT THIS IS MURDER IS THIS MAN WAS ABOUT AS MALICIOUS AS YOU CAN GET WHEN HE DECIDED TO INTRODUCE A GUN INTO IT.))
SUPER=01-Randy Krantz/Prosecutor;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=gun into it.
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VO-NAT


Bolling's bond has been revoked and he is behind bars awaiting official sentencing which will come in six to eight weeks.
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Callands-Shooting


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-10
GRAPHIC=shooting


One person was shot and another assaulted late last night in Pittsylvania County.
Investigators are still questioning witnesses, but so far tend to believe the incidents ARE related.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co./Last Night;


Authorities believe one of the incidents occurred on State road 9-69, near Callands.
They're not sure where the other crime occurred.
But officials say there's a good chance the incidents ARE connected since they both happened at about 10-15 in the same area of the County.
Few details on the incident have been released but authorities do say one the victims was apparently shot in the head.
One was hospitalized and the other was treated and released.
No arrests have been made.
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Miss-Stella


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#95-11
GRAPHIC=Miller


Fortune Teller Lola Miller convinced a Franklin County man to pay her 65-thousand dollars to help him pick lottery numbers.
She got him to tap his retirement funds, because she said "God doesn't believe in I-R-A accounts."
Now HE is going to the courts in a effort to get it back.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/1994


Better known as "Miss Stella," the palm reader is now long gone.
She packed up her crystal ball and spent the last year in a federal prison.
Warren Smith of Glade Hill
SUPER=04-Yesterday

testified that Miller assured him money would not be a problem, predicting that he would win three million dollars.
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SOT
IN Q=She told me

((WARREN SMITH: SHE TOLD ME THAT SHE WAS GOING TO GIVE ME SOME NUMBERS FOR THE LOTTERY. SHE WAS GOING TO GO TO CHURCH AND GOD WOULD GIVE HER THESE NUMBERS.))
SUPER=07-Warren Eugene Smith
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=these numbers.
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VO-NAT


After hearing from another victim, the Judge concluded Smith had been defrauded.
Judge Pat Doherty warned them not to look to the stars for answers to life's daily problems.
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SOT
IN Q=

((JUDGE PAT DOHERTY: AND TO AWARD PUNITIVE DAMAGES IN THIS WOULD BE THE SAME AS PROVIDING AN AWARD FOR BEING GULLIBLE.))
SUPER=01-Judge Pat Doherty/Roanoke Circuit Court
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=being gullible.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


Judge Doherty DID order Miller to return the almost 66 thousand dollars Smith paid her.
It's likely though to be a hollow victory since the decision is virtually un-enforceable.

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ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=magic johnson


In sports -
Magic Johnson returns as an L-A Laker tonight in his first N-B-A game since 19-91.
SS=tech hoops


And in college hoop action the 13th-ranked Hokies won their top 25 contest against St. Joseph's.
Let's take a look at the scoreboards.
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SUPER=#C-200;
SUPER=97-Villanova/=72/Syracuse/=69//Va. Tech/=85/St. Joseph's-Penn/=76;



SUPER=96-Charlotte/=88/Cleveland/=86//Philadelphia/103/Vancouver/=92;
SUPER=96-New York/=94/Miami/=85//Utah/106/Detroit/=97;
SUPER=96-Seattle/=92/Portland/=88;