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Coming up on NEWS 7 at SIX:
The suspect who led police on a high-speed chase goes to court.
We'll take you through it all- -from the wreck- -as it happened... to the arraignment.
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And why the Carroll County administrator is barred from going to the office- -while state police are pouring over auditors' books.

Sports-head


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In sports, Roy Stanley will have a preview of the Big South Tournament, The Virginia mens basketball team talks about the ACC tourney on the court,
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while UVa top recruit Melvin Whittaker spent today in another type of court, facing possible jail time for an incident yesterday on the Virginia campus.
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Heads up...big weather changes ahead. Thursday you will need a wind breaker. Friday you will need your winter coat.

Top


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A fleeing suspect faces charges after a high speed chase ends in dramatic fashion in Roanoke.

Chase


ANCHOR=Keith
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TAPE#96-24
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It looked like a scene out of some police show on T-V, but it was real.
At least a dozen officers and state troopers joined in a two- county car chase last night that ended with a dramatic crash in Roanoke.
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Kimberly McBroom was there for the abrupt finish and has returned to the scene of the accident tonight.
Kim, why were they looking for this suspect in the first place?
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Well Keith,
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(Rollcue: caught up with him in Roanoke.)
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(What do we know about the girl that was in the car with Love?)



Horton


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TAPE#96-12
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The Roanoke woman who locked an 84- year- old man in the trunk of his car for two days pled guilty to the crime today.
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Circuit Judge Diane Strickland found 31- year- old Mitzi Horton guilty of robbery and abduction.
83- year- old Vernon Laughon (lawn) was found in the trunk of his Oldsmobile November 18th.
He had been there for two days and two nights.
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((ANNE GARDNER/ASST. COMMONWEALTH ATTORNEY: WE VIEW THIS AS A VERY SERIOUS CASE. THERE WERE NO PLEA AGREEMENTS. SHE JUST PLED TO WHAT SHE WAS CHARGED WITH.))
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Horton has been convicted of larceny and burglary before.
The maximum sentence for robbery and abduction is life in prison on each. Sentencing is scheduled in May.
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Tultex


ANCHOR=Keith
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Another Martinsville textile company is trimming its work force.
Tultex officials confirmed the company will eliminate up to 140 jobs by the end of this month.
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Tultex public relations officer, Kathy Rogers, says the cuts have already begun.
She says automation has prompted the job cuts and maintains they are a necessity to keep the company competitive.
Rogers says the job eliminations will impact employees in the cutting and manufacturing departments.
Tultex workers make sweatshirts and other casualwear.
Rogers says the company is hoping it will be able to place at least 20 employees in open positions at the plant.
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ANCHOR=Keith
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Yesterday Sara Lee Knit Productions announced it is closing its Martinsville facility.
That plant employs 420 workers.

Carroll-Administrator


ANCHOR=Keith
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TAPE#96-9
GRAPHIC=State Police Investigation


An auditor's report has prompted the Carroll County board of supervisors to place county administrator Billy Mitchell on PAID administrative leave, and now State Police are getting involved. Tracy Altizer reports.
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(( The board of supervisors decided in an emergency meeting Saturday to suspend Billy Mitchell, even barring him from county premises without written permission.
Since then, county attorney Phillip Jones says the auditors who conducted the annual county audit have uncovered more information, leading Jones to contact state police.
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((LT. CARROLL DELP/STATE POLICE INVESTIGATOR: WE WILL BE LOOKING INTO SOME DISCREPANCIES THAT HAVE BEEN UNCOVERED BY AUDITORS IN CARROLL COUNTY. ))

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((PHILLIP JONES/CARROLL CO. ATTORNEY: I CAN'T CONFIRM WHAT FUNDS WE'RE LOOKING AT OTHER THAN THAT IT'S PUBLIC FUNDS. AND I CONTINUE TO SAY HOPEFULLY THERE IS NO PROBLEM.))
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Nor is anyone saying how much money may be in question.
Mitchell was treasurer of two commissions News-7 has learned MAY be focal points of the investigation, the Industrial Development Authority and the Public Service Authority.
County supervisor Emmett Jones says the board voted Saturday to no longer allow the county administrator--no matter who it is-- to serve as treasurer of such agencies.
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((EMMETT JONES/CARROLL CO. SUPERVISOR: AT LEAST, I THINK THREE OF THE AUTHORITIES HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED TO APPOINT TEMPORARILY A NEW SECRETARY/TREASURER. ))
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Mitchell was not available for comment. Floyd County Commonwealth's Attorney Gino Williams has been named special prosecutor to lead the investigation.
Jimmy Alderman, Carroll County's computer operations specialist has been named acting county administrator. Tracy Altizer, News.7))
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Still to come on News 7 at Six--the courtroom arguments begin in the case of Christy Brzonkala versus Virginia Tech.
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and in Campbell County family members wait and hope as the search goes on for an elderly man missing for a year now. We'll have an update from investigators.
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Brzonkala


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TAPE#96-19
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When Christy Brzonkala learned the football player she says admitted raping her was going to be allowed to return to the Virginia Tech campus, she made a decision:
Blacksburg was not big enough for both of them.
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((WHEN SOMETHING LIKE THIS HAPPENS THE UNIVERSITY IS NOT LARGE ENOUGH FOR THE TWO PEOPLE WHO ARE INVOLVED.))
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Despite having made all the arrangements to return to campus last Fall, Brzonkala did NOT go back.
In court today- -for the first time since the multi-million dollar claim against Tech was filed last year- -Brzonkala's lawyer argued the student from Fairfax had no choice but to drop out.
She felt couldn't go back, knowing Tony Morrison would be there- -that the word was out: he won; she lost... no one believed her story.
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((DURING THE YEAR SHE AVOIDED CONTACT WHEREVER POSSIBLE. SHE STAYED IN HER ROOM, SHE CHANGED HER APPEARANCE. SHE AVOIDED CONTACT WITH MOST OF THE STUDENTS IN HER DORMITORY.))
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((LARRY HINKER/TECH SPOKESMAN: IN EFFECT WE'RE BEING SUED BECAUSE CHRISTY BRZONKALA CANNOT GO TO SCHOOL WITH WHO SHE WANTED. VIRGINIA TECH HAS 24,000 STUDENTS AND PEOPLE CAN'T SELECT WHO THEY WANT TO GO TO SCHOOL WITH.))
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It's a rare event for the University spokesman to talk so openly about pending litigation.
But this case has attracted national attention.
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Brzonkala's lawyer denies it's about money, preferring to focus on what she views as flaws in the process of handling rape cases administratively.
Morrison's lawyer says it doesn't belong in FEDERAL court.
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((DAVID PAXTON/MORRISON'S ATTORNEY: :I THINK ANY FEDERAL COURT IS GOING TO BE VERY CAUTIOUS ABOUT AGREEING THAT SIMPLY BECAUSE SOMEONE ALLEGES THAT THEY WERE RAPED THAT THEY HAVE A FEDERAL CAUSE OF ACTION.))
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The half dozen attorneys involved have another three weeks to file briefs. Then Judge Jackson Kiser will make a ruling- -perhaps sometime next month.

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TAPE#96-8
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Tempers and egos are slowing the pace of the 1996 General Assembly as it hurtles toward its weekend deadline.
One of those power struggles between budget negotiators may actually extend the session an extra day.
Ellen Qualls has an update.
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(( Rain did NOT dampen Governor George Allen's spirits as he signed bills to modernize railroad laws-- and gave the budget negotiating lawmakers a dressing down.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: THEY HAVE A TASK TO DO AT A CERTAIN TIME AND THEY'RE NOT GETTING IT DONE ON TIME. IT'S THE SAME PRINCIPLE THOUGH THAT YOU HAVE FOR CHILDREN. OUR SCHOOL CHILDREN. YOU HAVE A TERM PAPER TO BE TURNED IN AT A CERTAIN DATE.))
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The Senate exploded into debate all day -- spending almost an hour on what kind of professional training day care providers should have.
Senate conservatives read aloud from a national curriculum they fear Virginia might lean toward.
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((SEN. STEVE NEWMAN/R-LYNCHBURG: WITCHES WERE REAL PEOPLE AND WITCHES AREN'T NECESSARILY BAD. THEY REALLY HELPED PEOPLE. AND PEOPLE LIVED A LONG TIME AGO. MAYBE YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT GOOD WITCHES TOO.))
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Fairfax Senator Joe Gartlan even suggested a screen down the Senate aisle to protect him from what he called the conservatives' rampant paranoia.
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((SEN. JOE GARTLAN/D-FAIRFAX: AND FROM THEIR DEDICATION TO BOOGEYMEN OF ALL KINDS AND DESCRIPTIONS. THAT IS PRECISELY WHAT WE HAVE SEEN OVER HERE AND I AM SCARED.))
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The conservatives won that fight.
And by the end of the day, the budget team had agreed to sit down, eight days late, to get to work.
The session may stretch into Sunday.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

Danville-Council


ANCHOR=Keith
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The old phrase "not enough hours in a day" has hit home for Danville's Mayor.
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After ten years as Mayor, Seward Anderson is retiring at the end of June.
He says he doesn't have enough time to devote to the job.
City Council meets on Tuesday nights, twice a month.
Anderson became a stock broker in 1993, which upped his workload.
He also wants to spend more time with his family.
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((SEWARD ANDERSON/DANVILLE MAYOR: I THINK THAT IF YOU DO THE JOB OF MAYOR CORRECTLY IT WILL DRIVE YOU CRAZY, AND IF YOU DO NOT DO IT PROPERLY YOU HAVE NO BUSINESS SITTING IN THAT CHAIR, SO IN THAT RESPECT I THINK IT'S A CATCH 22 SITUATION. ))
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With Anderson's announcement, there are now eight people vying for FIVE City Council seats.
Stokes Daniels, Joyce Glaise (GLAZE) and John Hamlin are all seeking re-election.
Newcomers are Cecil Bridgeforth, Sherman Saunders, Michael Smith, Otis Leonard and Pete Castiglione (CAST-ILL-LEE-OH-NE).
The filing deadline was last night.

Stocks


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A retreat from Wall Street's record- setting ways.
The DOW lost 13 points.
NASDAQ was off five points.
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Missing-Man


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It's been one year since William Robinson was last seen near his Campbell County home, but authorities are no closer to solving the mystery of his disappearance.
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The 73- year- old Robinson dropped out of sight March 6th, 1995.
Investigators say they've run down every lead that's come in, with no success.
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((CAPT. MIKE HARRIS/CAMPBELL CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: WE'VE HAD SIGNIFICANT LEADS THROUGH THE YEAR AND WE'VE FOLLOWED THOSE UP, BUT AS OF TODAY WE'VE HAD NOTHING THAT'S BROKEN ON IT YET.)) ((PHYLLIS ROBINSON/DAUGHTER: I BE HOPING THAT WE'D BE GETTING GOOD NEWS THAT MY FATHER IS ALIVE SOMEWHERE, BUT SO FAR WE HAVEN'T HEARD OR SEEN ANYTHING OF HIM. AND IF ANYBODY KNOWS OF HIS WHEREABOUTS, WHERE HE IS, I WISH THEY WOULD COME FORWARD AND LET US KNOW SOMETHING.))
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Robinson says her family has searched all across central Virginia during the past year, but found no sign of her father.
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Motor-Voter


ANCHOR=Keith
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TAPE#96-7
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An estimated 1-point-6 million Virginians are eligible to vote but not registered.
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By federal court order, Virginia DMV, welfare, and other state offices started trying to sign some of them up today.
Christi Farris liked the convenience to--
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((CHRISTI FARRIS: DO EVERYTHING HERE. CHANGE MY ADDRESS, VOTER REGISTRATION AND DO ALL THE JUNK FOR THE COUNTY TOO.))
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At the State Capitol, longtime supporters of the Motor Voter law gathered for a little back-slapping.
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((LT. GOV. DON BEYER: SINCE THE OTHER STATES ACROSS THE COUNTRY ADOPTED MOTOR VOTER IN JANUARY OF 1995 MORE THAN ONE MILLION PEOPLE HAVE BEEN ADDED TO THE VOTER ROLLS. AND THAT'S PEOPLE OF ALL PARTIES. DEMOCRATS, REPUBLICANS, AND INDEPENDENTS. THINK OF THE POWER OF HAVING ALL THOSE NEW PEOPLE INVOLVED IN ALL THE DECISIONS THAT ARE SO IMPORTANT TO US.))
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They also engaged in a little Governor- bashing over George Allen's failed court fight against the new law.
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((SEN. JOE GARTLAN/D-FAIRFAX: WE HAVE DRAGGED THIS COMMONWEALTH KICKING AND SCREAMING INTO A NEW ERA OF VOTER PARTICIPATION, AND I COULDN'T BE PROUDER OF EVERYBODY WHO CONTRIBUTED TO IT.))
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The cost to Virginia taxpayers to start the program up: 1-point-3 million dollars.
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Sports tease


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The Virginia basketball program's top prospect was in court today on malicious wounding charges, the Cavaliers talk about the ACC tourney,
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and Roy Stanley will preview the Big South tournament which tips off at Radford University tomorrow.
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S-Melvin


ANCHOR=steve
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Melvin Whittaker, the University of Virginia's top basketball prospect for next season, has been charged with malicious wounding.
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The 6'10" Whittaker spent today in a Charlottesville court in a bond hearing where a bail of 10 thousand dollars was set.
According a UVA source, Whittaker was playing basketball at Slaughter Recreation Center, on the Virginia campus. Whittaker quit playing and left after he exchanged words with UVA football player Maurice Anderson. Outside of the recreation center, Whittaker, who played at Hargrave Military, and Anderson again reportedly had words and, Whittaker allegedly slashed Anderson across the face with a sharp object.
Whittaker was released under his own recognizance today. He is facing up 5 to 20 years in prison and up to a 100 thousand dollar fine.
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S-UVa


ANCHOR=Steve
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The basketball team must forget about this incident and focus on Friday's night's game with Wake Forest in the ACC tournament. The Cavs must stop both Tim Duncan and the deac's outside threats to win.
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S-South


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The Big South Women's basketball tournament opens this week at the Dedmon Center.
Roy Stanley has this report on the tournament and some of the area players competing.
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((UNC Greensboro won the Big south regular season title and earned the number one seed in the tournament.
Because of injuries, The Lady Spartans have used several different lineups throughout the season and head coach Lynn Agee says that's helped in team balance.)) ((LYNNE AGEE/UNC GREENSBORO HEAD COACH: )) ((Agee and the other big south coaches have recruited this area very strong.
Freshman Samantha Ferguson of Collinsville is on the Spartan roster.
Michelle Wyms, who played at Radford High School is a starter for Liberty University.
Floyd county's Leigh-Ann Pursifull is a starter for Winthrop averaging around 10 points a game.
And freshman Kim Hairston is a starter for Radford averaging a team high 15 points.)) ((KIM HAIRSTON/RADFORD GUARD: )) ((LEIGH-ANN PURSIFULL/WINTHROP GUARD: )) ((The Highlanders have won the tournament title six straight years but it's getting harder each year since the winner gets an automatic bid to the NCAA.)) ((LUBOMYR LICHONCZAK/RADFORD HEAD COACH: )) ((ROY STANDUP: ))
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S-Rookie


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
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GRAPHIC=Big South


The Big South announced its all conference teams today.
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Former Bassett star and Radford freshman Kim Hairston was named the Big South rookie of the year. She scored 15.4 points per game.
Also, former Fieldale Collinsville star samantha Ferguson was named to the All-rookie team; She plays for UNC-Greensboro.
And former Floyd County standout Leigh-Ann Pursifull made the Big South all rookie team as well.

S-Lax


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-3
GRAPHIC=Lacrosse


The Roanoke men's lacrosse team proved why it is deserving of the nations number 5 preseason ranking today as the Maroons beat 11th ranked Alfred in salem.
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Roanoke was anxious to get an early season win against a northern team.
The big gun for the maroons today was Billy Metz. The senior attackman ripped the rope four times on the day to lead Roanoke to it's season opening win.
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