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HEADLINES

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An argument between a Bedford County couple ends in a fatal accident.
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And a serial killer is put to death in California. wx-head
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live-head
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News 7 Mornin' is next.

Forest-Fatal


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A Bedford County woman is dead after she was run over by her boyfriend's truck last night.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Forest/Last Night;


It happened at about 11:30 in the parking lot of the Graves Mill Shopping Center in Forest.
Authorities say 29- year- old Deanna Kidd and her boyfriend, 26- year- old Robert Evans, had been arguing earlier in the day.
Evans told police he was driving his rollback truck through the shopping center when Kidd jumped on the back.
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SOT 2:50:48
IN Q=The story is

((MIKE BROWN/BEDFORD CO. SHERIFF: THE STORY IS THAT WE HAVE NOW IS THAT SHE JUMPED BACK ON THE ROLLBACK SEVERAL TIMES, HE EXTRACTED HER FROM THE ROLLBACK, PLACED HER TO THE SIDE, AND THE FINAL TIME SHE APPARENTLY RAN.. MAYBE, AT THIS POINT WE DON'T KNOW.. JUMPED AND POSSIBLY SLIPPED UNDER THE REAR WHEEL.))
SUPER=01-Mike Brown/Bedford Co. Sheriff; :00
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Kidd was pronounced dead at the scene.
Witnesses apparently corroborated Evans' version of the accident, and he has not been charged in connection with her death.
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Police are still investigating.

Bedford-Body


ANCHOR=Beth
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And police are still investigating the DEATH of a man whose body was found DUMPED alongside a Bedford County road yesterday.
Pittsylvania County authorities had received a tip that a man had been SHOT to death and LEFT in Bedford County.
Game Warden Steve Pike located the body yesterday off Route 608, about six miles from the Pittsylvania line.
The victim is 36- year -old Bobby Anthony Carter of Gretna.
Police have NOT determined the cause of death.
An autopsy is scheduled today.

Carter


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
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TAPE#96-19
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The search is on for a man wanted in connection with a double murder Tuesday in Pittsylvania County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co./Tuesday;


Authorities issued a capital murder warrant for 24- year- old Mark Anthony Carter of Axton.
He's is wanted for questioning in the murders of 19- year- old Sydney Hairston of Martinsville and 25- year- old Darrell Womack of Axton.
Womack and Hairston were found shot to death outside an abandoned store on Route 8-41.
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ANCHOR=Beth
SS=NONE


Carter is a white male, 5-feet 10 inches tall, weighing 173 pounds.
Authorities consider him armed and dangerous.

FREEWAY-KILLER


ANCHOR=Melanie
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WRITER=MEL
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The California death row inmate dubbed the Freeway Killer was executed this morning at San Quentin.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-San Quentin, CA/File Tape;


William Bonin (BAH'-nihn) died by lethal injection, California's first execution by that method.
He was convicted of murdering 14 boys and young men in 19-79 and 80.
The 49-year-old Vietnam veteran earned his nickname with his habit of dumping the naked bodies of his victims along Southern California's highways.
The victims had been sexually abused, tortured, strangled and stabbed.
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WILDFIRES


ANCHOR=Melanie
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WRITER=MEL
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Dry conditions and record high temperatures are feeding grassfires in the southwest.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Dallas, TX;


In Texas, dozens of homes have burned, and at least fifty people injured.
It's the worst wildfire in the state in years.
SUPER=03-Oklahoma City, OK;


Firefighters have also been battling brush fires in Oklahoma.
Oklahoma City recorded its highest temperature ever for the month of February, 92 degrees.
The governors of both states are asking for federal relief.
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1-Sports


ANCHOR=Melanie
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In sports Mike Stevens takes a look at some N-B-A trades, plus tells us about a close call for one Winston Cup driver -- not at the track, but in the air.
Good morning Mike.
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One-Larry


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(Live Interview)



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



SUPER=13-John Rokisky/Blue Ridge Chapter RMEF;



SUPER=11-Roanoke Co.;



SUPER=13-Wayne Gould/Blue Ridge Chapter RMEF;



SUPER=13-Bill Bailey/Blue Ridge Chapter RMEF;
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DEBATE


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
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A retreat of sorts for Bob Dole.
His campaign spokesperson says the G-O-P presidential hopeful has decided to STOP labeling Pat Buchanan as an EXTREMIST and focus instead on their policy differences.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Portland, OR/Last Night;


The House Majority leader arrived in Oregon last night looking for votes.
Later today he'll visit an electronics company and a fruit processing plant.
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IN Q=

((BOB DOLE; WE'RE HERE BECAUSE WE'RE SEEKING THE NOMINATION FOR PRESIDENT. OREGON IS A VERY IMPORTANT STATE AND WILL BE VOTING SOON AND I WANT TO MAKE CERTAIN THEY KNOW I CARE ENOUGH TO COME. ))
SUPER=01-Bob Dole/(R) Presidential Candidate;
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OUT Q=CARE ENOUGH TO COME.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Tempe, AR/Last Night;


Meantime, Buchanan campaigns in Arizona today after being the center of attention in last night's debate in Tempe.
During the debate, he promised to unilaterally end Japan's trade surplus.
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((PAT BUCHANAN: THE LAST 25 YEARS JAPAN HAS SOLD US 49 MILLION CARS AND WE'VE BEEN ABLE TO SELL THEM 400 THOUSAND. AND THAT HAS GONE ON AND ON AND ON. ))
SUPER=01-Pat Buchanan/(R) Presidential Candidate;
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OUT Q=gone on and on and on.
ANCHOR=Beth
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Buchanan's TOUGH words come as President Clinton prepares to meet with Japan's prime minister today in Japan.
The White House describes (rue-tah-row) Ryutaro Hashimoto's visit as a get-acquainted meeting rather than a problem-solving one.

Teacher-Pay


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-10
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Virginia's teachers may see more cash in their pay checks.
The House yesterday okayed an almost four percent pay raise over two years.
But as Ellen Qualls reports the money did not come easily.
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SUPER=03-Richmond; :00
SUPER=@Allen; :15
SUPER=01-Del. John Watkins/(R) Chesterfield; :39, at 2nd appearance
SUPER=01-Rob Jones/Va. Education Assoc.; :52
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(( Governor George Allen had NO state money for schoolteacher pay raises.
Lawmakers who ran on education platforms got to Richmond and came up with none.
Republicans offered to borrow from college professors' pay raises.
The Governor wouldn't say if he liked that plan.
sot 03:29:33

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: IT DOESN'T MAKE ANY DIFFERENCE WHAT MY ANSWER IS... OH YEAH. RIGHT. RIGHT. SURE.))
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But the Democratic leaders in the House offered up a smaller amount, still enough to get the approval of the mighty Virginia Education Association.
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((DEL. JOHN WATKINS: I HAVE CONCERNS OVER WHAT WE'RE DOING HERE... CLOUT IN THIS STATE.))
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((ROB JONES/VA. EDUCATION ASSOC.: I KNOW THAT DEL. WATKINS FOR EXAMPLE IS IN CHESTERFIELD. HIS WIFE IS A TEACHER. ...PORTSMOUTH OR TAZEWELL.))
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The math lesson for the teachers comes from the Democrats: Make the Lottery Department lease new equipment instead of buying, borrow money from a reserve fund, and voila, you've got enough bucks to put the twinkle back in the teachers' eyes.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

School-Meeting


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
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TAPE#96-20
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A Pittsylvania County elementary school is scheduled to be SHUT down at the end of this school year despite pleas from residents.
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SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co./Last Night;


Nearly 175- parents and concerned residents gathered at Whitmell Elementary last night.
Members of the County School Board were on hand to hear their concerns about the plans to close the school.
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((GERALD MARLOWE/CONSOLIDATION OPPONENT: IF IT'S NOT BROKE, LETS DON'T BE TRYING TO FIX IT. ))
SUPER=01-Gerald Marlow/Consolidation Opponent;
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Parents are worried that consolidating with Mount Herman Elementary will place their children at a disadvantage.
Their number one argument is that the new school, already under construction, is NOT centrally located.
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IN Q=Is anything

((Reporter speaks: IS ANYTHING THAT WAS SAID HERE TONIGHT GOING TO CHANGE THE BOARD'S DECISION ABOUT THE EXPECTED CLOSURE OF THE SCHOOL.
ROBERT NEALS/BOARD CHAIRMAN: I WOULD HAVE TO HAVE TO SAY NO---

I KNOW HOW AND I CAN SYMPATHIZE HOW IT WOULD FEEL HAVING YOUR SCHOOL CLOSED, BUT IT'S, WE'RE, IT'S A MATTER OF MONEY. ))
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Neals says Whitmell was built in 19-47 and needs more than two- million dollars in renovations.
Another meeting is scheduled for March.
Parents say they will not give up the fight.
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In Roanoke County, some teachers are giving their students a practical lesson about what it's like to live with a disability.

Exceptional


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It's Exceptional Children's week and schools have planned activities to encourage better understanding of children with disabilities.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


At Clearbrook Elementary, all classes were asked to use their non-dominant hand for a timed assignment.
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((DERRICK MILLER/5TH GRADER: IT WILL HELP ME TREAT OTHER PEOPLE WITH HANDICAPS WITH MORE RESPECT AND PATIENCE. )) ((JANICE MADDEX/ROANOKE COUNTY SPECIAL EDUCATION: THE GOAL IS TO HELP US LOOK AT THE DIVERSITY OF NEEDS, REALIZE WHAT WE HAVE TO DO TO MEET THAT DIVERSITY AND REALIZE EVERYONE PLAYS A PART IN WORKING WITH SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS. ))
SUPER=01-Derrick Miller/5th Grader;
SUPER=01-Janice Maddex/Roanoke County Special Education; :06
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Exceptional Childrens' Week celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Individuals with Disabilities Educational Act.
That law recognizes that special education students have the right to learn along side their non-disabled classmates.
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Breast-Clinic


ANCHOR=Beth
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TAPE#96-12
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It's being called the Rosetta Stone of cancer research.
Scientists say they've discovered a crucial tumor-control gene, which when abnormal, leads to several types of cancer.
The finding may one day allow for early testing of people predisposed to common cancers.
Meantime, breast cancer is the number ONE cancer diagnosed in women in the state.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00


The new Breast Care Center of the Blue Ridge hopes to make the treatment process EASIER on women-- by offering state- of- the- art equipment, all housed in ONE place.
New procedures replace the need for invasive surgery.
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SOT 9:22:51
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((DR. ALAN HENRY/BREAST CARE CENTER: NOW WITH NEW TECHNOLOGY WE'RE ABLE TO DO MANY OF THESE BIOPSIES USING MAMMOGRAPHIC TECHNOLOGY COMBINED WITH COMPUTERS AND INTRODUCE A NEEDLE INTO THE BREAST TO TAKE SPECIMENS FROM THE BREAST WITHOUT DOING SURGERY, AS AN OUTPATIENT HERE IN THE OFFICE. )) ((PATRICIA PLUNKETT/PATIENT: THIS IS REALLY GREAT BECAUSE I WAS ABLE TO GET UP OFF THE TABLE AND WALK OUT OF HERE. AND WITH THE OTHER PROCEDURE YOU CAN'T DO THAT.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Alan Henry/Breast Care Center; :00
SUPER=01-Patricia Plunkett/Patient; :21
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OUT Q=can't do that.
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About one in nine women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lives.
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2-scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
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Time now for sports and the latest from the N-B-A --
The Chicago Bulls roared back from a 17-point deficit to post their seventh straight win in Atlanta.
Let's take a look at the scoreboards.
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SUPER=96-Chicago/=96/Atlanta/=91//Houston/=86/Cleveland/=80;
SUPER=96-Utah/102/Toronto/=86//Seattle/106/Golden State/=90;
SUPER=96-Portland/107/Denver/=78;



SUPER=103-NY Islanders/==5/NY Rangers/==3//Detroit/==5/Toronto/==3;
SUPER=103-Philadelphia/==5/Washington/==3//Dallas/==3/Ottawa/==2;
SUPER=103-St. Louis/==4/Chicago/==3;




Two-Larry


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(Live Interview)



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



SUPER=13-Mike Logan/Cowboy Poet;



SUPER=11-Roanoke Co.;



(Toss to Melanie & Beth)


2HEADLINES


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


An argument between a Bedford County couples ends in a fatal accident.
Late last night a man ran over his girlfriend with his truck after she reportedly jumped on the back of it and fell off.
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VO-NAT
ANCHOR=Beth


A serial killer, responsible for the torture and murders of more than a dozen teenage boys and young men was executed this morning in California.
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VO-NAT
ANCHOR=Melanie


And Texas and Oklahoma firefighters battle wildfires fueled by dry conditions and record breaking heat.
Both states are seeking federal relief.
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And that's what's making news on this Friday February 23rd.
ANCHOR=Beth


Don't go away, the news will continue.

Evans


ANCHOR=Melanie
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TAPE# 96-15
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A Bedford County woman is dead after she was run over by her boyfriend's truck late last night.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Forest/Last Night;


It happened at about 11:30 in the parking lot of the Graves Mill Shopping Center in Forest.
Authorities say 29- year- old Deanna Kidd and her boyfriend, 26- year- old Robert Evans, had been arguing earlier in the day.
Evans told police he was driving his rollback truck through the shopping center when Kidd jumped on the back.
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SOT 2:50:48
IN Q=The story is

((MIKE BROWN/BEDFORD CO. SHERIFF: THE STORY IS THAT WE HAVE NOW IS THAT SHE JUMPED BACK ON THE ROLLBACK SEVERAL TIMES, HE EXTRACTED HER FROM THE ROLLBACK, PLACED HER TO THE SIDE, AND THE FINAL TIME SHE APPARENTLY RAN.. MAYBE, AT THIS POINT WE DON'T KNOW.. JUMPED AND POSSIBLY SLIPPED UNDER THE REAR WHEEL.))
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Kidd was pronounced dead at the scene.
Witnesses apparently corroborated Evans' version of the accident, and he has not been charged in connection with her death.
The police investigation is continuing.
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L'burg-Council


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-18
GRAPHIC=Campaign 96


In other news from central Virginia --
Lynchburg Republicans last night decided on four candidates to represent the party in this May's city council elections.
But as Steve Smallshaw reports, not all of the Republicans that will be on the ballot have the support of the GOP.
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SUPER=01-Dr. Robert Vogel/Lynchburg Council Member; :08
SUPER=01-Charlie Judd/Lynchburg GOP Chairman; :35
SUPER=@ssm1; :55
SUPER=01-Jim Curling/Lynchburg Council Member; 1:14
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(( They talked of a Reagan revolution coming to Lynchburg, but vowed they were not conservative clones looking for a stranglehold on city power.
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((DR. ROBERT VOGEL/R- LYNCHBURG COUNCIL CANDIDATE: WE ARE ALL INDEPENDENTS OF MIND BUT WE SHARE THIS PHILOSOPHICAL BELIEF THAT LEADS US TO BECOME REPUBLICANS.))
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Jim Whitaker, Robert Vogel and Robert Garber were all unanimous nominees for the three Ward seats.
Stuart Hobbs edged out Kevin Clauson by a single vote for the at- large nomination.
For now, all but Hobbs are unopposed.
City Democrats.. citing a council that is already too partisan.. will not be nominating anyone this spring.
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SOT 21:35:04
IN Q=The real interpretation

((CHARLIE JUDD/LYNCHBURG GOP CHAIRMAN: THE REAL INTERPRETATION FOR ME, AS PARTY LEADERSHIP, IS THAT THEY DON'T HAVE ANY CANDIDATES YET.))
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OUT Q=candidates yet.


The Republicans may have more than they can handle.
On the outside of his party looking in was incumbent councilman Jim Curling.
Party leaders barred Curling from handing out his literature at the meeting.
He says the GOP decided long ago to dump him in favor of newcomer Robert Garber.
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SU 21:38:25
IN Q=So while Robert

((So while Robert Garber was unopposed for the party nomination, he essentially will still face opposition from another Republican. Jim Curling says he'll run as an independent and let the people of Ward Three decide whether they want him back.))
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Curling did get a few brief seconds to address the crowd, but it was AFTER they had already voted.
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IN Q=And I just

((JIM CURLING/LYNCHBURG COUNCIL MEMBER: AND I JUST WANTED ALL OF YOU TO KNOW I AM A REPUBLICAN, I HAVE BEEN A REPUBLICAN, AND I WILL CONTINUE TO BE A REPUBLICAN.))
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Steve Smallshaw, News 7, Lynchburg.))
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Now, on to the presidential campaign trail --
There's a change in strategy for Bob Dole.

Campaign-96


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A spokesperson for Dole says the Republican presidential hopeful has decided to STOP labeling Pat Buchanan as an EXTREMIST and focus instead on their policy DIFFERENCES.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Portland, OR/Last Night;


The House Majority leader arrived in Oregon last night looking for votes.
Later today he'll visit an electronics company and a fruit processing plant.
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((BOB DOLE; WE'RE HERE BECAUSE WE'RE SEEKING THE NOMINATION FOR PRESIDENT. OREGON A IS VERY IMPORTANT STATE AND WILL BE VOTING SOON AND I WANT TO MAKE CERTAIN THEY KNOW I CARE ENOUGH TO COME. ))
SUPER=01-Bob Dole/(R) Presidential Candidate;
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OUT Q=CARE ENOUGH TO COME.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Tempe, AR/Last Night;


Meantime, Buchanan campaigns in Arizona today after being the center of attention in last night's debate in Tempe.
During the debate, he promised to unilaterally end Japan's trade surplus.
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((PAT BUCHANAN: THE LAST 25 YEARS JAPAN HAS SOLD US 49 MILLION CARS AND WE'VE BEEN ABLE TO SELL THEM 400 THOUSAND. AND THAT HAS GONE ON AND ON AND ON. ))
SUPER=01-Pat Buchanan/(R) Presidential Candidate;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=gone on and on and on.
ANCHOR=Beth
SS=none


Buchanan's TOUGH words come as President Clinton prepares to meet with Japan's prime minister today in Japan.
The White House describes (rue-tah-row) Ryutaro Hashimoto's visit as a get-acquainted meeting, rather than a problem-solving one.

execution


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=none


In other news --
California's infamous freeway killer has been executed.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-San Quentin, CA/File Tape;


William Bonin (BAH'-nihn) died early this morning by lethal injection, California's first execution by that method.
He was convicted of murdering 14 boys and young men in 19-79 and 80.
The 49-year-old Vietnam veteran earned his nickname with his habit of dumping the naked bodies of his victims along Southern California's highways.
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Fires


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=fire


In the southwest it's been a dry winter and now comes record high temperatures.
The conditions have sparked wildfires in Texas and Oklahoma.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Dallas, TX;


Dozens of homes have burned, and at least fifty people injured in Texas.
It's the worst wildfire in the state in years.
SUPER=03-Oklahoma City, OK;


In the Sooner state, firefighters have also been battling a number of brush fires.
Oklahoma City recorded its highest temperature ever for the month of February, 92 degrees.
The governors of both states are asking for federal relief.
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wipe wipe wipe

Trailer-Fire


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#96-17
GRAPHIC=wipe wipe wipe
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Yesterday;


A Blacksburg family is homeless after watching their mobile home go up in smoke yesterday.
Alice Rose and her two children were in the back of the trailer on South Main Street when she smelled smoke coming from the kitchen.
She was able to lead her family to safety.
Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire but not before the trailer was destroyed.
Family members say the Roses were not insured.
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3-Sports


ANCHOR=Melanie
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WRITER=cro
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Turning now to sports --
Mike Stevens has highlights of Virginia Tech's win over LaSalle, and lowlights of V-M-I's loss to the Tarheels.
Good morning Mike.
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Birthdays
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out= back to you.


Three-Larry


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(Live Interview)



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



SUPER=13-Lanier Frantz/Blue Ridge Chapter RMEF;



SUPER=13-Jerry Strong/Wild Country Outfitters;



SUPER=13-Bill James/Twin Peaks Ranch;



SUPER=11-Roanoke Co.;



(Toss to bump)


Fatal


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=Mornin'
WRITER=ssm
TAPE# edit of 96-15
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Police are investigating the death of a Bedford County woman RUN OVER by her boyfriend's TRUCK last night.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Forest/Last Night;


It happened in the parking lot of the Graves Mill Shopping Center on Route 2-21 in Forest.
Authorities say 29- year- old Deanna Kidd and her boyfriend, 26- year- old Robert Evans, had been arguing earlier in the day.
Evans told police he was driving his rollback truck through the shopping center when Kidd jumped on the back.
He said he removed her, but she apparently jumped again and slipped under a rear wheel.
Kidd was pronounced dead at the scene.
Witnesses apparently corroborated Evans' version of the accident, and he has NOT been charged in connection with her death.
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Body


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=Mornin'
WRITER=ssm
TAPE# none
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In other news from Bedford County -- An autopsy is scheduled today on the body of a man found DUMPED alongside a county road yesterday.
Pittsylvania County authorities had received a tip that a man had been SHOT to death and LEFT in Bedford County.
Game Warden Steve Pike located the body yesterday off Route 608, about six miles from the Pittsylvania line.
The victim is 36- year -old Bobby Anthony Carter of Gretna.
Police have NOT determined the cause of death.

Mark-Carter


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#96-19
GRAPHIC=murder investigation


And Pittsylvania County police are searching for a man wanted in connection with a double murder Tuesday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co./Tuesday;


Authorities issued a capital murder warrant for 24- year- old Mark Anthony Carter of Axton.
He's is wanted for questioning in the murders of 19- year- old Sydney Hairston of Martinsville and 25 year old Darrell Womack of Axton.
Womack and Hairston were found shot to death outside an abandoned store on Route 8-41.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=murder investigation


Carter is a white male, 5-feet 10 inches tall, weighing 173 pounds.
Authorities consider him armed and dangerous.

Pitts-School


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-20
GRAPHIC=Education


Also in Pittsylvania County --
An emotional crowd gathered last night to voice concern over the closing of a local school.
Whitmell Elementary is slated to shut down at the end of the school year despite pleas from local residents.
Teresa Hamilton reports, school board members expressed sympathy but say there's little that can be done.
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IN Q=If it
SUPER=01-Gerald Marlowe/Consolidation Opponent; :00
SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co./Last Night; :07
SUPER=01-Nannette Divens/Consolidation Opponent; :17
SUPER=01-Nancy Smith/Consolidation Opponent; :38
SUPER=01-Robert Neals/School Board Chairman; :57 QUICK
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Gerald Marlowe's plea was similar to that echoed by the nearly 175- parents and concerned residents gathered at Whitmell Elementary.
Members of the County School Board were on hand to hear their concerns.
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Parents are worried that consolidating with Mount Herman Elementary will place their children at a disadvantage.
Their number one argument-- the new school, already under construction, is NOT centrally located.
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((NANCY SMITH:))
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((Reporter speaks: IS ANYTHING THAT WAS SAID HERE TONIGHT GOING TO CHANGE THE BOARD'S DECISION ABOUT THE EXPECTED CLOSURE OF THE SCHOOL.
ROBERT NEALS/BOARD CHAIRMAN: I WOULD HAVE TO SAY NO---

BUTT BUTT BUTT BITE... I KNOW HOW AND I CAN SYMPATHIZE HOW IT WOULD FEEL HAVING YOUR SCHOOL CLOSED, BUT IT'S, WE'RE, IT'S A MATTER OF MONEY. ))
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Neals says the school is in need of more than two- million dollars in renovations. It was built in 1947. Another meeting is scheduled for March. Parents say they're not about to give in. Teresa Hamilton News 7, Pittsylvania County.))
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And the House of Delegates yesterday overwhelmingly approved a proposal by Democrats to raise teacher pay by 3-point-75 percent over two years. Republicans had proposed raises of five percent over two years ... but they went along with the majority party's plan without putting up a fight.

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In college hoop action -- Virginia Tech wins one -- while
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V-M-I gets dumped at the Dean Dome.
Let's take a look at the scoreboards.
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SUPER=97-Va. Tech/=61/LaSalle/=56//North Carolina/=99/VMI/=76;
SUPER=97-Arizona/=81/Oregon/=63//Penn State/=67/Michigan/=57;
SUPER=97-UCLA/=61/S. California/=59//Memphis/=63/TN-Chattanooga/=55;
SUPER=97-Louisville/=72/Cincinnati/=66//Washington St./=68/Stanford/=59;

SUPER=97-Wis.-Green Bay/=90/Ill.-Chicago/=56//Fresno State/=71/Utah/=68;