08:25-01

7Drowning

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=afr
TAPE# edit of pembroke 96-11
GRAPHIC=None


The search for a drowning victim will resume this morning in Giles County.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pembroke/Last Night;


Officials say a young woman plunged 40 feet from a bridge over the New River in Pembroke yesterday afternoon.
The body was spotted by a helicopter three-quarters of a mile downstream, lodged on a small island.
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7Lilly


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# net edit of 95-110 (Murder-Folo)
GRAPHIC=Lilly, Benjamin


A man charged with carjacking and killing a Virginia Tech student, has a date in court this morning.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pearisburg/December;


Benjamin Lilly is accused of murdering Alexander DeFilippis (DEE-filipis) on December 5th.
He faces a capital murder charge.
Police say Lilly and two other men abducted DeFilippis (DEE-filipis) outside a convenience store, killed him and dumped his body near railroad tracks.
Lilly's brother, Mark Anthony, and Gary Wayne Barker are the other two facing charges.
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7Robb


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-6
GRAPHIC=Robb, Chuck


Senator Chuck Robb is forgetting the past and lending Virgil Goode and his campaign for Congress.
SS=Goode, Virgil


The Rocky Mount Democrat threw his hat in the ring last week, for the seat L-F-Payne is vacating.
Robb says he'supporting Goode despite Goode's effort to unseat him two years ago.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT tape 594-01
IN Q=SO YOU'RE MORE FIT asked virginians

((QUESTION: SO YOU'RE SAYING YOU'RE MORE FIT THAN CHUCK ROBB? SENATOR VIRGIL GOODE/D-ROCKY MOUNT/APRIL 12, 1994: THAT'S WHAT I'M SAYING. I'M ASKING THE CITIZENS OF VIRGINIA TO VOTE FOR ME.))
SUPER=10-Sen. Virgil Goode/(D) Rocky Mount/May 11, 1994;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=FOR ME.


That was two years a go. But Chuck Robb says he doesn't hold a grudge.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:01:30
IN Q=you have to

((U.S.SENATOR CHUCK ROBB: YOU HAVE TO UNDERSTAND IN THE CONTEXT OF THE POLITICAL DEBATE PROCESS IT'S BEST YOU DON'T GET TOO EXCITED ABOUT WHAT SOMEBODY MAY SAY ABOUT YOU AT ANY GIVEN MOMENT. YOU HAVE TO KEEP LOOKING AHEAD.))
SUPER=@Robb;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=keep looking ahead
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=Robb


Robb says he believes Goode reflects the spirit of the fifth district and appeals to a wide variety of voters.

7Mock-Convention


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE# 96-9
GRAPHIC=Campaign '96


As G-O-P hopefuls head into the final stretch before tomorrow's New Hampshire primary, students at Washington and Lee University prepare to predict
the Republican nominee. SS=Mock Convention


Early next month they will hold a mock convention.
The W and L convention has a record of uncanny accuracy, and the students are feeling the pressure.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=We've got six in a row right

((JEFF ZEIGER/MEDIA CHAIRMAN: WE'VE GOT SIX IN A ROW RIGHT AND NEVER HAD SEVEN IN A ROW RIGHT IN THE CONVENTION'S PRESTIGIOUS HISTORY, SO THERE IS SOME PRESSURE, BUT I THINK EVERYBODY IS DOING A GOOD JOB AND TAKING IT SERIOUSLY.))
SUPER=01-Jeff Zeiger/Media Chairman;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=taking it seriously.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lexington/1992;


Every four years, the mock convention predicts the presidential nominee for the party out of power.
In 19-92, that meant Bill Clinton and the Democrats.
But this year, many of the students are looking forward to their return to republican politics.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=It's a very conservative

((JEFF ZEIGER/MEDIA CHAIRMAN: IT'S A VERY CONSERVATIVE STUDENT BODY AS YOU WELL KNOW AND THEY WON'T NEED TO BE ROLE-PLAYING AS MUCH. THE LAST THREE OR FOUR CONVENTIONS HAVE BEEN DEMOCRATIC AND THEY ALWAYS GET FIRED UP, BUT THIS TIME IT WILL BE A BIT MORE GENUINE.))
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=will be a bit more genuine.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD mock convention


The line-up of speakers may be the strongest in the Mock Convention's history.
This year, the students will hear from House Speaker Newt Gingrich, former Vice President Dan Quayle, former Education Secretary William Bennett, and Republican National Committee Chairman Haley Barbour.

7SchoolWatch


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=nle
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=School Info


Because of remaining snow and ice, some school systems are starting late this morning. take boards
(mel reads)




7Weather


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=nle
TAPE#
GRAPHIC=


Turning now to the forecast -
It's going to be a sunny morning, but clouds will continue to move in throughout the day.
Highs will be around 40 degrees.
Tonight will remain cloudy with a chance of rain.
Lows in the the 30s.
For tomorrow, expect more clouds and more rain, with highs in the lower to mid 40s.

55Child-Support


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=cro
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=none


Virginia's child-support enforcers will turn to a computer for help in finding neglectful fathers and mothers.
The names and descriptions of deadbeat parents will be posted on the World Wide Web.
The state could begin using the Internet in the next few months to track down those who have not made child support payments.

55Massing-Colors


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#96-8
GRAPHIC=none


U-S mediated talks in Rome this weekend appear to have strengthened the shaky Bosnian Peace accord.
Meantime, stateside U-S veterans are demonsrating their support for the peace mission.
A military pageant was held in Roanoke yesterday in support of the American troops in the Balkans..
The Massing of Colors is sponsored by the Roanoke Chapter of the Military Order of The World Wars.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday;


60 color guards from all over southwest Virginia marched in full uniform and carried flags.
Organizers say the colorful ceremony is a way of honoring fallen soldiers and teaching children about patriotism.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:07:35
IN Q=our children don't

((GLENN HAMMOND/AIR FORCE RESERVES: OUR CHILDREN DON'T GET ENOUGH OF IT IN SCHOOL AND THOSE OF US THAT HAVE SERVED HAVE TO MAKE SOME CONNECTION WITH THE KIDS OF TODAY ABOUT WHAT'S GOING ON, HISTORY, WORLD WAR TWO.))
SUPER=01-Glenn Hammond/Air Force Reserves;
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=history World War II
(----------------)
VO-NAT


More than five hundred veterans and their families attended the 11th annual Massing of the Colors.
(----------------)




55Senior-Skiers


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=spr
TAPE# 96-13
GRAPHIC=None


In Western Virginia, two ski instructors are proving that you never grow tired of the slopes.
Even though they are both in their seventies, Don and Joyce Borrmann have no plans of coming down from their mountain top.
Scott Prince has the story.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=People get curious
SUPER=03-Pocahontas Co., WV; :07
SUPER=01-Joyce Borrmann/72-Year-Old Ski Instructor; :21
SUPER=01-Don Borrmann/73-Year-Old Ski Instructor; :32
SUPER=@Scott2; 1:20
RUNS=1:27
OUT Q=Pocahontas Co., West Virginia

(( ((DON BORRMANN/73-YEAR-OLD SKI INSTRUCTOR: PEOPLE GET CURIOUS ABOUT YOUR AGE BECAUSE THEY RECOGNIZE YOU'RE A LITTLE OLDER. SO WE'RE OFTEN ASKED ABOUT THAT. ))
Meet Don Borrmann and his wife Joyce-- both in their seventies.
And since they retired ten years ago... it's been all downhill.
They're ski instructors at Snowshoe Silvercreek-- the ONLY teaching duo ready to embark on their golden anniversary. ((JOYCE BORRMANN/72-YEAR-OLD SKI INSTRUCTOR: AGE DOESN'T HAVE TOO MUCH TO DO WITH IT. THE WAY THE SKIS WORK NOW AND THE WAY WE TEACH AND EVERYTHING, IT'S REALLY PRETTY EASY. AND ONCE YOU TRY IT, YOU'RE ADDICTED.)) ((DON BORRMANN: WHEN YOU'RE ALL HOOKED UP WITH SKI GEAR, YOUR AGE IS CONCEALED A LITTLE BIT BECAUSE NOT TOO MUCH OF YOUR FACE SHOWS))
But their love for the sport does.
So much in fact that Joyce has been honored as one of the top ski instructors in the nation. ((JOYCE BORRMANN: EVERY STUDENT IS A CHALLENGE AND THAT'S WHAT MAKES IT FUN. IF IT WAS ALL THE SAME IT WOULD GET RATHER BORING, BUT SKIING IS NEVER BORING. )) ((I GET CABIN FEVER IN THE SPRING WHEN I HAVE TO GO INDOORS AFTER THE WINTER. I CAN'T STAND IT. I WANT TO BE OUTSIDE AGAIN.))
These senior skiers are living proof that age is a state of mind.
And they have no plans to pack it in. ((DON BORRMANN: IT'S BEEN SUCH A HEALTHY EXISTENCE FOR US THAT WE JUST LOVE BEING OUTDOORS ALL WINTER LONG.)) ((JOYCE BORRMANN: AND WE HOPE TO KEEP IT UP FOR QUITE A WHILE YET. (LAUGH)))
Scott Prince, News 7, Pocahontas County, West Virginia.))

55SchoolWatch


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=nle
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=School Info


Because of leftover snow and ice, some school systems are altering their schedules this morning. take boards
(mel reads)




55Weather


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=nle
TAPE#
GRAPHIC=


Turning now to the forecast -
It's going to be a sunny morning, but clouds will continue to move in throughout the day.
Highs will be around 40 degrees.
Tonight will remain cloudy with a chance of rain.
Lows in the the 30s.

8Drowning


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=afr
TAPE# edit of pembroke 96-11
GRAPHIC=None


Giles County rescue authorities will try to recover the body of a drowning victim this morning.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pembroke/Last Night;


Officials say a young woman plunged 40 feet from a bridge over the New River in Pembroke yesterday afternoon.
The body was spotted by a helicopter three-quarters of a mile downstream, lodged on a small island.
(----------------)



8Lilly


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# net edit of 95-110 (Murder-Folo)
GRAPHIC=Lilly, Benjamin


In other news from the New River Valley --
The man accused murderer of a Virginia Tech student is expected to be in court this morning.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pearisburg/December;


Benjamin Lilly is accused of carjacking and then murdering Alexander DeFilippis (DEE-filipis) on December 5th.
He faces a capital murder charge.
Police say Lilly and two other men abducted DeFilippis (DEE-filipis) outside a convenience store, killed him and dumped his body near railroad tracks.
Lilly's brother, Mark Anthony, and Gary Wayne Barker also face charges.
(----------------)



8Robb


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-6
GRAPHIC=Robb, Chuck


Senator Chuck Robb is forgetting the past and is lending his support to Virgil Goode's congressional campaign.
SS=Goode, Virgil


The Rocky Mount Democrat has thrown his hat in the ring for the seat L-F-Payne is leaving.
Robb is supporting Goode despite Goode's effort to unseat him two years ago.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT tape 594-01
IN Q=SO YOU'RE MORE FIT asked virginians

((QUESTION: SO YOU'RE SAYING YOU'RE MORE FIT THAN CHUCK ROBB? SENATOR VIRGIL GOODE/D-ROCKY MOUNT/APRIL 12, 1994: THAT'S WHAT I'M SAYING. I'M ASKING THE CITIZENS OF VIRGINIA TO VOTE FOR ME.))
SUPER=10-Sen. Virgil Goode/(D) Rocky Mount/May 11, 1994;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=FOR ME.


That was the, this is now and Robb says he doesn't hold a grudge.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:01:30
IN Q=you have to

((U.S.SENATOR CHUCK ROBB: YOU HAVE TO UNDERSTAND IN THE CONTEXT OF THE POLITICAL DEBATE PROCESS IT'S BEST YOU DON'T GET TOO EXCITED ABOUT WHAT SOMEBODY MAY SAY ABOUT YOU AT ANY GIVEN MOMENT. YOU HAVE TO KEEP LOOKING AHEAD.))
SUPER=@Robb;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=keep looking ahead
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=Robb


Robb says he believes Goode reflects the spirit of the fifth district and appeals to a wide variety of voters.

8Mock-Convention


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE# 96-9
GRAPHIC=campaign 96


The Republican Presidential hopefuls head into their last full day of campaigning before tomorrow's crucial New Hampshire primary.
SS=Mock Convention


Meantime, students at Washington and Lee University will try to make a guess at who the Grand Old Party's nominee will be.
Early next month they will hold a mock convention.
The W and L Convention has a record of uncanny accuracy, and the students are feeling the pressure.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=We've got six in a row right

((JEFF ZEIGER/MEDIA CHAIRMAN: WE'VE GOT SIX IN A ROW RIGHT AND NEVER HAD SEVEN IN A ROW RIGHT IN THE CONVENTION'S PRESTIGIOUS HISTORY, SO THERE IS SOME PRESSURE, BUT I THINK EVERYBODY IS DOING A GOOD JOB AND TAKING IT SERIOUSLY.))
SUPER=01-Jeff Zeiger/Media Chairman;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=taking it seriously.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lexington/1992;


Every four years, the mock convention predicts the presidential nominee for the party out of power.
In 19-92, that meant Bill Clinton and the Democrats.
But this year, many of the students are looking forward to their return to republican politics.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=It's a very conservative

((JEFF ZEIGER/MEDIA CHAIRMAN: IT'S A VERY CONSERVATIVE STUDENT BODY AS YOU WELL KNOW AND THEY WON'T NEED TO BE ROLE-PLAYING AS MUCH. THE LAST THREE OR FOUR CONVENTIONS HAVE BEEN DEMOCRATIC AND THEY ALWAYS GET FIRED UP, BUT THIS TIME IT WILL BE A BIT MORE GENUINE.))
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=will be a bit more genuine.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD Mock Convention


The line-up of speakers may be the strongest in the Mock Convention's history.
This year, the students will hear from House Speaker Newt Gingrich, former Vice President Dan Quayle, former Education Secretary William Bennett, and Republican National Committee Chairman Haley Barbour.

8Lottery


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=bmy
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=va lottery


The Lottery Department has temporarily suspended the sale of on-line tickets because of a computer glitch.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


It happened when the Virginia Lottery tried to put a new game into its system.
Only instant-game, scratch-off tickets were available yesterday.
No tickets were sold for Pick Three, Pick Four, Cash Five and Lotto games.
Technicians at the lottery's data center are working to straighten out the problem and bring the system back up sometime today.
(----------------)




8Weather


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=nle
TAPE#
GRAPHIC=


Turning now to the forecast -
It's going to be a sunny morning, but clouds will continue to move in throughout the day.
Highs will be around 40 degrees.
Tonight will remain cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows in the the 30s.