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headlines

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An oil tanker is finally afloat after being grounded near a British wildlife preserve, but it leaves behind an oil slick even greater than the Exxon Valdez off Alaska.
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And a big economic coup for the Roanoke Valley. wx-head
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News 7 Mornin' is next.


Valley-TechPark


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A big win for the Roanoke Valley on the job front.
One of the largest printing companies in the world will put a state-of-the-art plant in the western part of Roanoke County.
Len Besthoff has the story.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Yesterday; :00
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SUPER=01-Brian Duncan/Roanoke Co. Econ. Development; :19
SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :29
SUPER=01-John Pecaric/RR Donnelley; :45
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Roanoke County leaders were giddy, even horsing around after governor Allen presented them a jumbo check chock full of industrial incentive money from the state.
After nine months of talks the R-R Donnelley printing company has agreed to build a multi-million-dollar facility that will take up nearly all the space in the county's new industrial park.
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IN Q=I've never

((BRIAN DUNCAN/ROANOKE COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: I'VE NEVER BEEN IN A PROJECT IN MY LIFE, IN MY CAREER, WHERE IT WAS A TEAM ATMOSPHERE THROUGH THE WHOLE NEGOTIATION...WE KNEW WHAT THEY WANTED, HONESTLY, AND THEY KNEW WHAT WE COULD DO.))
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R-R Donnelley already has a magazine plant in Lynchburg that employs 750 people.
But it's building a new plant in Roanoke County because of a growing trend in the book business; customers want to manage their inventories better, and that requires smaller orders on shorter notice.
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((JOHN PECARIC/R.R. DONNELLEY: AND THAT'S THE BIGGEST REASON THAT WE'VE DESIGNED THE NEW ROANOKE PLANT SPECIFICALLY TO PRINT COLOR BOOKS, IN SMALL PRINT RUNS, ECONOMICALLY.))
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The new facility will initially have 175 workers when it opens next April, but that number could eventually go to 750 if R-R Donnelley completes all three phases of the project it has planned.
Pay will range from 10-to-14-dollars-an-hour.
Len Besthoff, News-7.))
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R-R Donnelley HAS annual sales averaging SIX-BILLION-DOLLARS-a-year.
And it prints half of books on the New York Times bestseller list.

Meeting


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Meanwhile, economic development concerns many West County residents.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Last Night;


Roanoke County leaders want to re-zone residential property for commercial and industrial development.
But residents are saying they don't want more business in their backyards.
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((CHARLES LANDIS: I UNDERSTAND THE COUNTY'S NEED FOR ADDITIONAL REVENUE. BUT I FIRMLY BELIEVE THIS PROPOSED RE-ZONING WOULD BE DETRIMENTAL TO THOSE OF US WHO LIVE IN THIS COMMUNITY. ))
SUPER=07-Charles Landis;
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Meanwhile, one supervisor says most opposition to the re-zoning is coming from Glenvar Heights residents.
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((SPIKE HARRISON/CATAWBA DISTRICT SUPERVISOR: THE PEOPLE HAVE GREAT DISTANCES BETWEEN THEMSELVES AND THE ROAD AND OTHER NEIGHBORS AND THEY JUST WORRY THAT THE WHOLE SCENE WOULD CHANGE. ))
SUPER=01-Spike Harrison/Catawba District Supervisor;
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At a community meeting last night, county officials briefed residents on about 45 parcels of land proposed for rezoning.
Residents' concerns range from increased traffic to higher taxes.
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Grucci


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TAPE#96-4
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A major fireworks company hopes to seal a deal next month to EXPAND to the Radford Army Ammunition Plant.
A formal announcement is tentatively scheduled for March 8th.
The New York- based Fireworks by Grucci (Gu-ROOCHIE) is considered the nation's PREMIER displayer of fireworks.
In 19-83, an explosion LEVELED its Bellport plant on Long Island, KILLING two Grucci family members and damaging 30 nearby homes.
Vice President of Operations Phil Grucci says the arsenal site already meets the safety requirements intended to prevent similar tragedies.

oil-spill


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Engineers off the coast of Wales have succeeded in pulling a leaking supertanker off the rocks.
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SUPER=03-St. Ann's Head;


The tanker crashed a week ago, leaking an estimated 19-million gallons of crude oil.
The leak, worse than 19-89 Exxon Valdez spill, occurred near a wildlife refuge.
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WIPE/WIPE/WIPE

COLUMBIA


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SUPER=03-Kennedy Space Center;


Columbia is set to lift off shortly after three this afternoon on an unusual -- and possibly risky -- satellite mission.
The Italian-made tethered satellite is set to float out 12 miles from the shuttle -- a test of a new way to generate electrical power in space.
Possible risks include the danger of the thin line snapping, or acting like a space yo-yo, or even a motor malfunction that could reel the satellite in too fast.
The seven- man crew has trained extensively for mishaps.
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1-Sports


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The James Madison Dukes are flying high after another win.
Mike Stevens has the details in sports.
Good morning Mike.
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One-Larry


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SUPER=15-Larry Dowdy;
SUPER=11-Roanoke Co.;
(Roll cue:) This week, Anna Wentworth does jury duty.
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SUPER=18-"The Juror"; :00
SUPER=24-Courtesy: Columbia Pictures; :10
SUPER=13-Anna Wentworth/Arts Reviewer; :45
SUPER=18-Anna's Grade/"B-"; :50
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OUT Q=made-for-tv concept.

(( "THE JUROR"/COLUMBIA PICTURES: IF I DID SERVE FOR JURY DUTY, WOULD I BE SAFE? PERFECTLY SAFE. NO ONE WOULD NO YOUR NAME, WHERE YOU LIVE. MOM, ARE YOU NUTS? YOU'RE REALLY GOING TO BE ON THE LOUIE BUFONO TRIAL? I NEED A LITTLE EXCITEMENT.))
Anna Wentworth/Arts Reviewer: And excitement you get. Demi Moore is her usually trembly lipped self. Single mom, who gets jury duty in a high profile murder case of a mafia don.
Alec Baldwin is chillingly convincing as a charming and brilliant psychopath whose job it is to terrify her into convincing the jury to acquit,
This is does very well, primarily by threatening her son.
"The Juror" is a highly suspenseful movie that takes a hackneyed situation, the intimidation of a juror to get a "not guilty" verdict.
To say much more would spoil some of the surprises. This isn't anything special, it just get a "B-", but the performances of Moore and Baldwin raise the movie above its "made-for-tv' concept.))

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HOLBROOKE


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The president of Bosnia's Muslim led government was rushed to the hospital this morning.
A state run news agency says Alija Izetbegovic suffered a heart attack.
His health problems come at a time of renewed tensions with Bosnian Serbs over the scheduled turnover of Serb-held suburbs of Sarajevo to the government.
Meantime, the man largely responsible for the Bosnia peace
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SUPER=03-Washington DC/Yesterday;

agreement has left the State Department to join a New York investment bank and spend more time with his family.
Richard Holbrooke received a merit award yesterday in Washington and warned the new Bosnia he helped create could still drift back into chaos.
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BUCHANAN


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Former Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Colin Powell is stirring up the race for the G-O-P presidential nomination.
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Yesterday, while giving a speech at Georgetown Universiy he accused Pat Buchanan of preaching a message of intolerance and divisiveness.
Buchanan says criticism from Powell and other G-O-P leaders only proves they're afraid he could win the presidential nomination.
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The Republican hopefuls will be in Tempe, Arizona tonight for a debate, minus Bob Dole.
The state's primary is Tuesday.

Allen


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Reaction in Virginia to the New Hampshire primary has been mixed.
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Former Virginia Lieutenant Governor candidate Mike Farris is one of three national chairmen for Pat Buchanan's campaigns.
Farris says Buchanan is, in his words, "freaking the establishment out."
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The party's figurehead in Virginia is part of that establishment.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: HIS WORDS AND RHETORIC CHARGE FOLKS UP WITH HIM. BUT I DON'T SEE THAT GETTING TOO FAR BEYOND THAT GROUP WHO IS FOR HIM. I THINK SOME OF HIS POLICIES, INSOFAR AS THE ECONOMIC POLICIES, HIS TRADE POLICIES, I DON'T THINK IT'S AT ALL DESIRABLE TO WALL IN AMERICANS AND TO WALL IN THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES WITHIN THIS COUNTRY, WHICH ARE THE IMPLICATIONS OF HIS POLICIES. THOSE WOULD BE BAD POLICIES FOR VIRGINIA.))
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Allen has endorsed Bob Dole.
Democrat Don Beyer is almost gleeful about Buchanan's success.
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((LT. GOV. DON BEYER: I THINK PAT BUCHANAN CAN DO VERY WELL IN VIRGINIA. HE HAS STRONG ORGANIZATION HERE. I KNOW THE GOVERNOR'S LEADING BOB DOLE'S CAMPAIGN, AND HE BETTER HOPE THAT IT'S OVER BEFORE THEY GET TO VIRGINIA.))
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Both Allen and Beyer say Virginia's convention in June may actually be critical this year, if the race is still close at that point.
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General-Assembly


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The General Assembly yesterday sent the Governor a bill that would let doctors, not insurance companies, decide how long a mother and newborn can remain in the hospital after childbirth.
Some insurance companies now routinely send new mothers home 24 hours after giving birth.
Allen has not said whether he will sign the bill.
Also in the General Assembly -- a Senate committee advanced a bill requiring people under 18 to show photo identification before buying cigarettes.
The Senate panel also advanced a bill that would limit vending machine tobacco sales to minors.

Nelms


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A Republican member of Virginia's House of Delegates says he will fight an indecent exposure charge.
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36- year old Suffolk lawmaker Robert Nelms has little to say about his arrest last Thursday in a Richmond park.
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((DEL. ROBERT NELMS/(R) SUFFOLK: I HOPE IT'S NOT AN ISSUE BECAUSE I DON'T THINK. I THINK IT'S GONNA BE -- taken care of? EXACTLY. IT'S NOT, IT'S NOT, IT SHOULDN'T BE THERE, SO.))
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Police say Nelms was alone at the time of the alleged incident.
He's married, has one child, and coaches a Little League team back in Suffolk.
Nelms is in his third term as a Delegate.
He's an environmental consultant by profession.
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2-scores


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Time now for sports and the latest from the N-B-A --
Larry Johnson scored 32 points as the Hornets beat the Bullets last night 96 to 92.
Let's check out the scoreboards.
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SUPER=96-Charlotte/=96/Washington/=92//Miami/=66/Philadelphia/=57;
SUPER=96-Minnesota/120/Houston/101//New York/113/Detroit/110;
SUPER=96-Orlando/=99/Indiana/=97//Sacramento/=93/Dallas/=91;
SUPER=96-New Jersey/=94/Milwaukee/=92//Phoenix/120/Boston/107;
SUPER=96-LA Lakers/112/LA Clippers/108//Golden State/=95/San Antonio/=92;



Two-Larry


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(Live Interview)



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SUPER=11-Roanoke Co.;



SUPER=13-Mike Sloan/Country Kitchen;



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2headlines


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Here's a look at today's top stories.
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Gulf War Hero Colin Powell isn't in the race for the White House, but he is blasting republican presidential hopeful Pat Buchanan for spreading what he calls a message of intolerance.
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VO-NAT
ANCHOR=Beth


Some big economic news for the Roanoke Valley.
A major printing company is setting up a multi-million dollar shop in the valley, and that means hundreds of new jobs.
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VO-NAT
ANCHOR=Melanie


And before you down your sausage and pancakes, be warned you may be clogging your arteries with fat and cholesterol.
A Washington based consumer group has some alarming news about breakfast food.
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And that's what's making news on this Thursday, February 22.
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Don't go away, the news continues.

2WX-HELLO


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CHYRON/ESS 1
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ESS 2
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campaign-96


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Even though he's not a candidate, former Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Colin Powell is shaking up the race for the Republican presidential nomination.
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SUPER=03-Washington DC/Yesterday;


Yesterday while giving a speech at Georgetown University he blasted Pat Buchanan for spreading what he calls a message of intolerance and divisiveness.
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((COLIN POWELL: I'M TROUBLED BY SOME OF HIS MESSAGES, I'M TROUBLED BY THE MESSAGE THAT SUGGESTS THAT WE CAN SORT OF PULL UP THE DRAWBRIDGES AND WITHDRAW TO FORTRESS AMERICA, WE CAN'T DO THAT (EDIT) AND SOME OF HIS MESSAGES OF INTOLERANCE TROUBLE ME. ))
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Buchanan, the victor in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary, says Powell's criticism was not unexpected.
But he denies his message is one of exclusion.
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Meantime, Bob Dole, number two in New Hampshire, says he won't be attending a Republican presidential debate tonight in Arizona.
The state's G-O-P chairman calls it a snub.
Arizona's primary is Tuesday with thirty-nine national convention delegates at stake.

Bosnia


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NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=MEL
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There's some bitterness in Bosnia today as Serbs prepare to hand over the first of five Serb-held districts to the Muslim-led government.
Some buildings in Sarajevo have been set ablaze, apparently by angry, departing Serbs.
And now there's word Bosnia's President Alija Izetbegovic has been rushed to the hospital with heart trouble.
Meantime, the man largely responsible for the Bosnia peace
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC/Yesterday;

agreement has left the State Department to join a New York investment bank and spend more time with his family.
Richard Holbrooke received a merit award yesterday in Washington and warned the new Bosnia he helped create could still drift back into chaos.
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Simpson


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O.J. Simpson today begins round-two of his deposition in the wrongful death suit he's fighting in Los Angeles.
He underwent five days of closed-door grilling last month, and a lawyer for Ron Goldman's family says he expects this round to last another five days.


Lomax


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A Floyd County woman could spend the REST of her life BEHIND bars.
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SUPER=03-Floyd Co./Yesterday;


Yesterday, 42- year- old Denise Lomax was CONVICTED of murdering her live-in boyfriend.
SUPER=03-Floyd Co./August 4, 1995


In August, Sheriff's deputies found the body of 25- year- old Daniel McPeak with a fatal gunshot wound to the back.
Commonwealth's Attorney Gino Williams said the verdict came as no surprise.
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SOT 15:20:42
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((GINO WILLIAMS/FLOYD COUNTY COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY: IF THE EVIDENCE WAS INCONSISTENT WITH WHAT SHE SAID HAPPENED THEN I DON'T KNOW IF IT'S THAT SURPRISING AN OUTCOME. THAT'S WHAT JURIES DO. IT'S PART OF THE SYSTEM AND I CAN'T DISAGREE WITH THAT. THAT'S THEIR JOB. THEY DID IT AND I THINK THEY DID IT WELL. ))
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Lomax testified the shooting was an accident, and that she had no intention of hurting McPeak.
She plans to appeal the jury's decision.
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Inmate-Escape


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The manhunt continues for an inmate who ESCAPED from the Powhatan Correctional Center.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Powhatan/Yesterday;


It is not known how 38- year- old Geoffrey Alan Ward got out yesterday.
About 185 Corrections officials and 45 state troopers are searching for the man convicted of the 19-84 murder and rape of two women.
Ward was sentenced to eight life terms for the murders.
He is a white male, six foot two, 170 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes.
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Drug-Bust


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WRITER=THa
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Pittsylvania County authorities are rounding up suspects after an undercover drug investigation.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Chatham/Yesterday;


By late yesterday, they had arrested 20- suspects, including a juvenile.
Authorities were still searching for 32- others.
The undercover investigation began last June and involved law enforcement officers from six different agencies.
Most of the arrests involved the sale and distribution of cocaine.
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((HAROLD PLASTER/PITTSYLVANIA CO. SHERIFF: THIS WE HOPE MAKES A BIG DIFFERENCE, IT'S AN ONGOING PLIGHT IN PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY, VIRGINIA, THE UNITED STATES TO GET RID OF DRUGS, I DON'T THINK WE'LL EVER GET RID OF IT, BUT IN LAW ENFORCEMENT WE'LL CONTINUE TO ENFORCE THE LAWS AGAINST ILLEGAL DRUGS. ))
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VO-NAT


Plaster expects more arrests.
The undercover investigation was dubbed "Operation Iroc (EYE-ROCK)".
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Bad-Breakfast


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Call in Operation Cholesterol.
The Washington based consumer group that warned us of fat in popcorn and chinese food is back with a warning about breakfast at your favorite family restaurant.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC/Yesterday;


It's all that grease that's giving too many people a full day's dose of fat, first thing in the morning.
For example, the new study by the group says the Denny's Grand Slam breakfast has as much fat as two McDonalds quarter pounders.
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SOT 14:13:30
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((JANE HURLEY/CSPI NUTRITIONIST: IT GIVES YOU ALMOST A DAYS FAT, SATURATED FAT, AND SODIUM AND TWO DAYS WORTH OF CHOLESTEROL AND ONE THOUSAND AND ONE CALORIES.))
SUPER=01-Jane Hurley/CSPI Nutritionist;
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OUT Q=and 1001 calories.
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VO-NAT


A better choice- cereal, juice and toast with jelly.
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3-Sports


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In college basketball -- the Virginia Cavaliers lost to Georgia Tech last night.
Mike Stevens has the details in sports.
Good morning Mike.
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Birthdays
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Three-Larry


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(Live Interview)



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



SUPER=13-Mike Sloan/Country Kitchen;



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(Toss to bump)


County-Company


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#96-11
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One of the LARGEST printing companies in the world will put a state-of-the-art plant in the western part of Roanoke County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Yesterday;


Governor George Allen presented county leaders a check yesterday FULL of industrial incentive money from the state.
The R-R Donnelley printing company has agreed to build a multi-million dollar facility that will take up nearly all the space in the county's new industrial park.
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SOT TAPE TWO 14:27:32
IN Q=I've never

((BRIAN DUNCAN/ROANOKE COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: I'VE NEVER BEEN IN A PROJECT IN MY LIFE, IN MY CAREER, WHERE IT WAS A TEAM ATMOSPHERE THROUGH THE WHOLE NEGOTIATION...WE KNEW WHAT THEY WANTED, HONESTLY, AND THEY KNEW WHAT WE COULD DO.))
SUPER=01-Brian Duncan/Roanoke Co. Economic Development;
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VO-NAT


R-R Donnelley already has a magazine plant in Lynchburg that employs 750 people.
The new Roanoke facility will initially have 175 workers when it opens next April, but that number could climb to 750 if the company completes all three phases of the project it has planned.
Pay will range from 10-to-14 dollars-an-hour.
R-R Donnelley prints half of the books on the New York Times bestseller list.
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Meanwhile, economic development is NOT exactly music to the ears of many West County residents.
The county wants to re-zone residential property for commercial and industrial development.

Industrial-Sites


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But residents say they don't want more business in their backyards.
Kimberly McBroom has the story.
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IN Q=Why is the county
SUPER=07-David Shelor; :00
SUPER=07-Shirl Suits; :17
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Last Night; :27
SUPER=@File; :37
SUPER=01-Spike Harrison/Catawba District Supervisor; :55
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SOT tape 1 7:43:10

((DAVID SHELOR: WHY IS THE COUNTY CONSISTENTLY AND CONSTANTLY DOGGING WEST COUNTY FOR EVERY INDUSTRIAL REVENUE- PRODUCING, EVERY WATER- PRODUCING, EVERY TRASH DEPOSITORY PROJECT AND EVERYTHING ELSE YOU CAN THING OF. ))
SOT TAPE 1 7:53:52

((SHIRL SUITS: THE ONLY TIME WE DO RECEIVE ATTENTION FROM THE COUNTY IS WHEN THEY WANT SOMETHING-- AND THEIR PROPOSED INDUSTRIAL SITES ARE THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE. ))
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In case you couldn't tell-- many west Roanoke county residents don't feel very neighborly toward new industry.
At a community meeting, county officials briefed them on the proposed sites for rezoning-- about 45 parcels of land in west county.
Residents' concerns ranged from increased traffic to higher taxes.
Meanwhile, county officials repeatedly told residents they have their best interest at heart.
But one supervisor says it's not only a matter of re-zoning, but also a matter of trust.
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SOT TAPE 2 8:48:13

((SPIKE HARRISON/CATAWBA DISTRICT SUPERVISOR: I SEE I'VE GOT A TOUGH JOB TO TRY TO RESTORE SOME OF THE TRUST. THE ZONING, THEY MADE OBVIOUS-- THAT'S DEFINITELY A MESSAGE THAT'S GOING TO GO BACK TO THE REST OF THE BOARD THAT THIS IS JUST PLAIN NOT WANTED. ))
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Standup here tape 2
The county did get the public input it asked for on the proposed re-zoning. But it looks to be a long road ahead before anything is written in stone.
Kimberly McBroom, News 7.
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Arsenal


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-4
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A major fireworks company is sparking HOPES of economic growth in the New River Valley, but right now, things are still "up in the air."
The New York- based Fireworks by Grucci hopes to seal a deal next month to expand to the Radford Army Ammunition Plant.
A formal announcement is tentatively scheduled for March 8th.
In 19-83, an explosion LEVELED its Bellport plant on Long Island, KILLING two Grucci family members and damaging 30 nearby homes.
Vice President of Operations, Phil Grucci, says the arsenal site ALREADY meets the safety requirements intended to PREVENT similar tragedies.

Warner


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Incumbent U.S. Senator John Warner formally announces his candidacy today in a tour around the state.
It would be his fourth term.
This year, he faces opposition from within his own party -- Republican Jim Miller is challenging Warner for his seat.

Drowning-Hoax


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Giles County prosecutor Garland Spangler decides today if misdemeanor charges will be filed against two teens for pulling a suicide hoax.
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Divers spent two days searching the New River for a 14 year- old girl whose friend told authorities Sunday she had jumped off a bridge.
Investigators now says the girl did NOT jump, and was never in the river.
The 14 year- old is hospitalized for psychiatric treatment.
News- 7 is not reporting the name of either teen because of their age.
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4-scores


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In college basketball last night--
Virginia failed to upset one of the two top teams in the A-C-C, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.
Let's take a look at the scoreboards.
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SUPER=97-Georgia Tech/=84/Virginia/=75//James Madison/=72/East Carolina/=70;
SUPER=97-Wake Forest/=68/Clemson/=48//Iowa/=83/Michigan St./=47;
SUPER=97-West Va./108/Boston College/=89//Oklahoma St./=58/Iowa St./=46;



SUPER=103-Hartford/==5/Montreal/==3//Florida/==4/New Jersey/==1;
SUPER=103-Tampa Bay/==3/Toronto/==2//Buffalo/==6/Pittsburgh/==3;
SUPER=103-Vancouver/==5/Winnipeg/==3//Edmonton/==7/Los Angeles/==2;

SUPER=103-Anaheim/==4/Boston/==3;