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HEADLINES

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A Floyd County man is convicted in the beating death of his teenage girlfriend.
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And after 15 years no happy ending for England's Princess Diana and Prince Charles. wx-head
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News 7 Mornin' is next.

Hall


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For the second time in two weeks, a Floyd County jury convicts an accused killer.
It found 34- year- old David Joel Hall guilty of killing his live- in girlfriend.
Scott Prince reports.
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(( It took a Floyd County jury four hours to hand down its verdict. tape 11 17:29:05 ((COUNTY CLERK: WE THE JURY FIND THE DEFENDANT GUILTY OF MURDER IN THE FIRST DEGREE AS CHARGED IN THE INDICTMENT.))
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David Hall could spend the rest of his life behind bars for the beating death of his 18- year- old girlfriend, Ellen Plocki.
The teen's body was discovered June fourteenth in a garage near the town of Willis.
The jury's decision came as no surprise to Plocki's mother.
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Commonwealth's Attorney Gino Williams called more than a dozen witnesses, including Cecil Brown who was with Hall the day he was arrested.
Brown told the court that Hall admitted to killing Plocki.. because he thought she was cheating on him.
He also testified that Hall showed him the body and then threatened to kill him if anyone found out.
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((CECIL BROWN/WITNESS: HE KEPT TELLING ME- IF I TOLD ANYBODY WHAT HAPPENED, I WOULD LOOK LIKE HER TOO. ))
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In contrast, defense attorney Robert Spessard called just two witnesses... while relying on the notion that police failed to obtain certain pieces of evidence-- like finger prints and hair samples. stand up close
But that argument was apparently not enough to sway jurors-- who still have yet to make a decision in the sentencing phase of the trial.
Scott Prince, News 7, Floyd County.
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Meantime, another murder trial wrapped up in Pittsylvania County...

Jones


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In that case, the jury recommended 40- years in prison for a man CONVICTED of FIRST degree murder.
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Last month, the case against Harold Jones, Junior ended in a MISTRIAL when a juror became SICK.
The one- day trial was re-scheduled for yesterday.
Jones was convicted of shooting and killing Randy Stone, last August.
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((WAYNE WITHERS, JR./ASSISTANT COMMONWEALTH'S ATTY.: THE WITNESSES, OF COURSE, WERE VERY IMPORTANT IN COURT, THERE WERE FIVE WITNESSES FOR THE, ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED OUT THERE, AND BASICALLY ALL FIVE OF THEM SAID THE SAME THING ABOUT THE VICTIM, MISTER RANDY STONE WALKING AWAY, AND HAROLD JONES FOLLOWING HIM AND COMING UP ON HIM AGAIN. MR. STONE PUT HIS HANDS UP AND HE FIRED AND KILLED HIM. MARY HARKINS/DEFENSE ATTORNEY:CERTAINLY YOU HAVE TO RESPECT THE JURY'S VERDICT, THE JURY HAD A VERY VERY DIFFICULT JOB TO DO, THEY DID WHAT THEY WERE ASKED TO DO. WE JUST HOPE THE APPELLATE COURT SEE THE CASE DIFFERENTLY. ))
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The jury deliberated for about two hours before reaching the guilty verdict.
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James-Burley


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A Madison Heights man is charged with murdering TWO Lynchburg women and DUMPING their bodies in Amherst County last year.
44- year old James Burley was arrested yesterday after a break in the investigation.
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Police were giving a woman a ride to Lynchburg Tuesday night.
She reportedly told police she and Burley had seen one of the dead women the night BEFORE authorities found the body.
Robin Jeanette Burge was found shot to death in November. Jacqueline Dorsey Carter was discovered in late December.
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Police say tire tracks from Burley's car MATCH tracks found at ONE of the murder scenes.
Ballistics experts also confirm a gun taken from Burley's home WAS the weapon used in BOTH shootings.

Bootleg


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Two Rocky Mount brothers are in trouble again for allegedly hauling moonshine through Northern Virginia.
Last week 25- year- old Scott Stanley and his 22- year- old brother Jason were arrested near Winchester for possesion of 446 gallons of untaxed liquor.
Tuesday night the same two men were arrested a second time after police received a tip the pair were carrying white lightning again.
Police say the Stanleys were arrested in Woodstock for possesion of 453 gallons of moonshine gallons.
Authorities are trying to locate the still the liquor was made in.

Ireland


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In other news --
The peace process in Northern Ireland is back on track.
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Yesterday, Britain and Ireland agreed to hold peace talks with the Irish Republican Army in June.
Britain and Ireland's prime ministers made the announcement after an emergency meeting to try to restore the ceasefire, broken by recent bombings in London.
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The news came as a bomber killed in one of those attacks was laid to rest.
Some seven-thousand attended the funeral, including some convicted I-R-A terrorists.
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ROYAL-DIVORCE


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Princess Diana, says yes.. to divorce.
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The divorce is already less than amicable: Princess Diana's first stab at a settlement is different than the Buckingham Palace version.
Her spokeswoman said she'll keep her title and Kensington Palace... but Buckingham Palace says nothing is set yet.
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MUSIC


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The music industry celebrated its biggest night of the year last night with the 38th Annual Grammy Awards.
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Canadian singer Alanis Morisette picked up four awards, including album ofthe year.
Seal scored big with three awards including Song of the Year and Record of the Year for "Kiss From A Rose."
Hootie and the Blowfish won both awards they were up for -- best new artist and group pop performance.
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Mariah Carey opened the show singing "One Sweet Day" with Boyz II Men.
But that was her only stage appearance -- despite nominations for six awards.
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1-Sports


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In sports, second-ranked Massachusetts beat St. Joseph's in overtime.
Mike Stevens has the highlights.
Good morning Mike.
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(Roll cue:) This week, Anna Wentworth visits "City Hall".
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((CITY HALL: THERE WAS A PALACE THAT WAS A CITY. IT WAS A PALACE. IT WAS A PALACE AND CAN BE A PALACE AGAIN.))
This look at the inner workings of big city politics is fascinating, if a bit convoluted and long.
Al Pacino is compelling as the major of New York City, a hands on kind of guy.
When a six year old boy is shot in cop, drug dealer crossfire, a scandal erupts that threatens the power structure of the city...and the reputation of a highly placed judge played by Martin Landau.
Danny Aeillo is a powerful political boss in Brooklyn and there are mob connections in the persona of Tony Franciosa.
John Cusack is Deputy Mayor, dedicated to the mayor and his policies.
Bridget Fonda plays an attorney who is hot on the trail Aeillo's character and the mob.
The deal making and politics game elements give "City Hall" a "B+".
The plot meanders too much to deserve more, but this is vintage Pacino, and the movie gives Cusack his best role ever.

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Campaign-96


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The top four G-O-P candidates will debate tonight in South Carolina, TWO days before that state's primary.
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37- delegates are at stake in Saturday's Republican primary, the FIRST in the South.
Two separate polls in South Carolina show Bob Dole leading Pat Buchanan by as much as 15 percentage points.
Senator Dole is hoping to secure a win with some new campaign ads.
They do not mention his rivals. They focus on his experience.
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Meantime, the man who's job the Republicans are after, meets with top T-V executives today to talk about violence on television.
President Clinton will also discuss a T-V ratings system and the new V-chip technology to read the rating.

Milk-bill


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In other news from Washington --
A portion of the new farm bill that would have raised the price of milk was defeated in the House of Representatives.
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Republican House leaders orginally put the deal together in secret with milk producer lobbyists.
The plan was to have the arrangement tucked into the farm bill without debate.
Price supports for sugar and peanuts survived in the bill.
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Administrator


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Henry County officials say they are saving the county 77-thousand dollars by combining a couple of positions and appointing Sidney Clower as the new County Administrator.
Clower is currently General Manager of the Public Service Authority.
He will continue to serve in that position and take on the responsibilities of the county administrator.
Clower formally served as county administrator in Buckingham and Pulaski Counties.
He'll be paid 80-thousand dollars a year with a one year contract.

Vaughan


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Chalk one up for Patrick County.
One of Virginia's most rural counties BEAT OUT communities from inside and outside the state for a multi-million dollar project that will create HUNDREDS of NEW jobs.
Len Besthoff explains.
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(( Aah, Patrick County; it has some of the most beautiful views found anywhere in Virginia, but when it comes to finding work here, it's not a pretty picture.
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Unemployment in this Southside community has hovered around the 12-percent mark lately, one of the highest figures in the Commonwealth.
So news that Vaughan Furniture of Galax will build a 10-million-dollar plant and create 300 jobs sits well with the folks who live here.
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((PRESS TURBYFILL/VAUGHAN FURNITURE: WE'RE GONNA HIRE 240 OR 50 PEOPLE TO BEGIN WITH, WE PLAN TO EXPAND ON UP TO A LARGER NUMBER OF PEOPLE AND POSSIBLY EVEN ANOTHER FACTORY ON THIS SAME SITE AT A FUTURE DATE.))
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((Luring Vaughan Furniture here is one of David Ratliff's last accomplishments as Patrick County's first economic development director. He's leaving for a job in the private sector. But this does go to prove that Patrick County's recent efforts in bringing more business here are beginning to pay off.))
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((DAVID RATLIFF/PATRICK CO. ECON. DEVELOPMENT: WE'VE HAD A NUMBER OF GOOD THINGS HAPPEN TO PATRICK COUNTY BUT BY FAR VAUGHAN FURNITURE IS THE BEST.))
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The plant will be the first to go in the county's new industrial park when its completed later this year.
As far as pay goes, the company says its wages are competitive.
Len Besthoff, News-7.

House


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It's a would-be homeowners dream -- getting a new house built in less than 24 hours.
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That's what the Lynchburg chapter of Habitat for Humanity is trying to do.
The group started promptly at midnight and plans to work through the day today to complete the home.
It's all being done with volunteer labor and donated materials.
Fontaine Howard and her three- year- old daughter will move into their new home later tonight.
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((FONTAINE HOWARD/PROSPECTIVE HOMEOWNER: I THINK IT'S GOOD TO SEE GOOD PEOPLE TO COME OUT, BECAUSE SOMETIMES YOU WONDER WHERE ARE ALL THE GOOD PEOPLE?))
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This will be the 109th house the Lynchburg Habitat chapter has built in its eight years of existence.
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2HEADLINES


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Here's a look at what's making news.
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A Floyd County man is convicted in the beating death of his teenage girlfriend.
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The White House and Congress are in agreement on a new crackdown against Cuba.
This, after Cuba's downing of two American civilian planes.
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The 38th Grammy Awards promoted women and more contemporary, cutting-edge acts.
And Alanis Morissette benefitted on both counts, taking home four Grammys.
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And those are some of the top stories for leap day, February 29th.
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News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

Amherst-Murder


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The Amherst County sheriff's department has made an arrest in the murder of two Lynchburg women whose bodies were dumped in the county last year.
44- year old James Henry Burley of Madison Heights was taken into custody yesterday.
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Police were giving a woman a ride to Lynchburg Tuesday night.
She reportedly told them she and Burley had seen one of the dead women the night BEFORE police found the body.
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((JIMMY AYERS/AMHERST CO. SHERIFF: THE WITNESS OR THE LADY INTERVIEWED SAID THAT THE BODY WAS THERE AT THE TIME, IT WAS LATE, ABOUT DUSK THE EVENING PRIOR TO THE BODY BEING DISCOVERED AND THE BODY WAS THERE AT THE TIME THEY DROVE BY IT. AND THE CONVERSATION BETWEEN THE TWO WAS THAT THEY WOULD NOT REPORT IT BECAUSE THEY DIDN'T NEED TO GET INVOLVED.))
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Robin Jeanette Burge was found shot to death in November. Jacqueline Dorsey Carter was discovered in late December.
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Police say their evidence includes matching tire tracks and a gun taken from Burley's home.

Henry-Fire


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In Henry County, a mother is in jail -- facing felony neglect charges in the fire that killed her six month- old daughter.
Kimberly McBroom has the story.
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(( Vivian Thomas was next door when a fire at her own home killed her infant daughter.
Her two other small children suffered smoke inhalation. henry fire/thomas tape perp shot
Authorities are now blaming 31- year- old Thomas for not being there when it happened-- and arrested her on charges of abuse and neglect.
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((LT. KIMMY NESTER/HENRY CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: I REALIZE AT THIS TIME THAT MS. THOMAS HAS GONE THROUGH A TRAGEDY HERE AND HAS LOST A CHILD. BUT THE FACTS BE THAT THIS CHARGE WAS ISSUED AND WE'LL HAVE A HEARING BEFORE THE COURT AND THE COURT WILL MAKE A RULING AS TO WHETHER THERE WAS ANY WRONGDOING HERE OR NOT. ))
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Meanwhile, the Commonwealth's attorney is keeping mum on exactly WHY Thomas was charged.
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((BOB BUSHNELL/HENRY CO. COMMONWEALTH'S ATTNY: I WOULD NOT FEEL COMFORTABLE GOING INTO SPECIFIC ALLEGATIONS AT THIS POINT-- AGAIN, THE COURTROOM IS THE TIME TO TALK ABOUT THE EVIDENCE. ))
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another perp shot of thomas please But authorities ARE saying a social services investigation contributed to charges being filed.
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(( For the time being, social services will retain custody of Thomas' other children who were in the house fire. They've been placed with their paternal grandmother. As for Thomas, she's being held in the Henry County Jail on 25- hundred dollars bond. Kimberly Mcbroom, News 7, Henry County. ))
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Meantime, fire crews in Danville had their hands full last night.

Brush-Fire


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They were battling a brush fire that threatened nearby homes.
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The blaze broke out at about eight in a wooded area, near Sweet Briar Drive.
The first crew to arrive called for backup because of the size.
Additional tankers, brush trucks and manpower were called in to assist.
The fire was in an area some distance from the main road-- which made fighting the blaze somewhat tricky for crews who had to find their way in the dark.
But firefighters say the wind actually worked in their favor.
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((STEVE DISHMAN/DANVILLE DEPUTY FIRE CHIEF: AS IT TURNED OUT THE WIND WAS BLOWING MORE TOWARD US WHICH WE HAD THE FIRE BREAK HERE WITH THE STREETS WHICH HELPS, BUT, IT MADE IT EASIER TO GET TO, AND WHAT FIRE WAS BURNING AWAY FROM THEM WAS BLOWING INTO THE WIND WHICH SLOWS IT DOWN, THAT WORKED IN OUR FAVOR. ))
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Fire officials are looking into the cause.
The blaze consumed about two acres.
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Cuba


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In other news --
The White House and Congress are in agreement on a NEW crackdown against Cuba.
The new sanctions are aimed at LIMITING foreign investment in that country.
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This, after Cuba shot down two American civilian planes over the weekend.
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((REP. DAN BURTON/R-INDIANA: THIS BILL IS GOING TO SEND A VERY VERY STRONG SIGNAL TO FIDEL CASTRO THAT HIS DAYS ARE NUMBERED.)) ((REP. ILEANA ROS-LEHTINEN/R- FLORIDA: I THINK THIS SENDS A VERY HOPEFUL MESSAGE, AN ENCOURAGING MESSAGE TO THE PEOPLE OF CUBA.))
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The bill would let U-S citizens SUE foreign investors.
They could file those suits IF the investors use property in Cuba that has been confiscated during Fidel Castro's rule.

Black-box


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Meantime, the flight recorders have been found from the plane crash off the coast of the Dominican Republic.
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An underwater robot retreived the so-called black boxes from the ocean floor yesterday.
The Boeing 7-57 enroute to Germany crashed February 6th, killing 189.
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GRAMMYS


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The music industry has graced its own with the Grammys.
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Canadian singer Alanis Morisette picked up four awards, including album of the year.
Seal scored big with three awards including Song of the Year and Record of the Year for ``Kiss From A Rose.''
Hootie and the Blowfish won both awards they were up for -- best new artist and group pop performance.
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((WE WERE FORTUNATE TO HAVE YOUNG KIDS AND GENERATIONS AHEAD OF US GET INTO OUR RECROD FOR SOME REASON WE WERE ABLE TO CROS ALL THOSE GENERATIONS. ))
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Mariah Carey opened the show singing ``One Sweet Day'' with Boyz to Men.
But that was her only stage appearance -- despite nominations for six awards.
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3-Sports


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In sports, Mike Stevens has highlights of regional high school basketball, plus a preview of today's Roanoke-Shenandoah game.
Good morning Mike.
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Three-Larry


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David-Hall


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A jury in Floyd County has found 24- year- old David Hall guilty of killing his live- in girlfriend.
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Hall could spend the rest of his life behind bars for the beating death of his 18- year- old girlfriend, Ellen Plocki.
The teen's body was discovered June 14th in a garage near the town of Willis.
The jury's decision came as no surprise to Plocki's mother.
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((NANCY LINTECUM/WE JUST HAD A FEELING ALL ALONG-- THE FAMILY MEMBERS DID- THAT HE WAS GOING TO HURT HER IN SOME WAY. ))
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Cecil Brown, who was with Hall the day he was arrested, testified against him.
Brown told the court that Hall admitted to killing Plocki.. because he thought she was cheating on him.
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((CECIL BROWN/WITNESS: HE KEPT TELLING ME- IF I TOLD ANYBODY WHAT HAPPENED, I WOULD LOOK LIKE HER TOO. ))
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Jurors must now recommend sentencing for Hall.
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In Pittsylvania County, it didn't take a jury long to recommend a sentence for a man convicted of first degree murder.

Harold-Jones


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It recommended 40- years for Harold Jones, Junior,
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whose case ended in a mistrial last month when a juror became sick.
The one- day trial was re-scheduled for yesterday.
Jones was convicted of shooting and killing Randy Stone, last August.
The jury deliberated for about two hours before reaching the guilty verdict.
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Murder


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A Madison Heights man is charged with murdering two Lynchburg women and dumping their bodies in Amherst County last year.
44- year old James Henry Burley was arrested yesterday after a break in the investigation.
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Police were giving a woman a ride to Lynchburg Tuesday night.
She reportedly told police she and Burley had seen one of the dead women the night BEFORE authorities found the body.
Robin Jeanette Burge was found shot to death in November. Jacqueline Dorsey Carter was discovered in late December.
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Police say tire tracks from Burley's car match tracks found at one of the murder scenes.
Ballistics experts also confirm a gun taken from Burley's home was the weapon used in both shootings.

Baffour


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A Radford University graduate student is SUING the school over his suspension by a Judicial Review Panel.
Richard Baffour was charged with SEXUAL misconduct, but the panel concluded ONLY that Baffour had "PHYSICAL contact" with his accuser... not "SEXUAL contact."
Like the case of Christy Brzonkala at Virginia Tech, the suit CHALLENGES the effectiveness of INTERNAL review panels WITHIN the university system.
Radford President Douglas Covington ordered Baffour OUT of university housing yesterday, and a federal judge DECLINED to BLOCK that order.
Baffour was due to get his degree in May.
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Radford-Fire


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In other news from Radford University, it appears a FIRE that killed a student Saturday was an ACCIDENT.
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Christopher Thomas Mirch DIED from smoke inhalation and carbon monoxide poisoning when the Delta- Tau- Chi fraternity house caught fire.
Authorities speculate it started from cigarette butts tossed into a trash can which had contained polyurethane.
He says lab reports show no evidence that accelerants were used.
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Habitat-House


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They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but a house certainly can be.
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That's what the Lynchburg chapter of Habitat for Humanity is trying to accomplish over the next twenty four hours.
The group started promptly at midnight and plans to work through the day today to complete the home.
It's all being done with volunteer labor and donated materials.
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((KEVIN CAMPBELL/LYNCHBURG HABITAT FOR HUMANITY: MOST OF THE FOLKS THAT ARE HERE RIGHT NOW AND THROUGH THE WHOLE PROJECT DO THIS KIND OF WORK EVERY DAY, BUT THEY'RE REAL EXCITED TO BE DOING IT, WITH OTHER COMPETITORS. PROBABLY AT THIS TIME OF DAY I DON'T KNOW IF THEY'RE JUST CRAZY OR WHAT, BUT THEY ALL SEEM TO BE REAL EXCITED ABOUT DOING IT.))
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Fontaine Howard and her three- year- old daughter will move into their new home later tonight.
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((FONTAINE HOWARD/PROSPECTIVE HOMEOWNER: I THINK IT'S GOOD TO SEE GOOD PEOPLE TO COME OUT, BECAUSE SOMETIMES YOU WONDER WHERE ARE ALL THE GOOD PEOPLE?))
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This will be the 109th house the Lynchburg Habitat chapter has built in its (----------------) eight years of existence.