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HEADLINES

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An emergency landing last night in a Roanoke mall parking lot.
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And puppyland is out of the dog house after a police investigation failed to produce evidence to support allegations of animal cruelty.


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ANCHOR=Melanie
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Don't go away, News 7 Mornin' is next.

Schoolwatch


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Plane-Crash


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TAPE# 96-26
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Engine problems forced a pilot to make an emergency landing in the Valley View Mall parking lot.
It happened around seven last night.
And amazing enough the plane's two occupants walked away from the crash uninjured.
Jay Moore has the story.
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IN Q=James Lee
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Night; :00
SUPER=01-James Lee/Pilot; :10
SUPER=01-Sergeant Bob Martin/State Police; :26
SUPER=01-Joe Flamini/Witness; :41
SUPER=@Jay1; 1:00
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OUT Q=Moore, News 7.

((James Lee was flying at 10- thousand feet when he experienced engine problems.
He called Roanoke Regional Airport to apprise them of the situation, but found he wasn't able to make it to a runway.
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SOT 19:55:24
IN Q=It was an

((JAMES LEE/PILOT: IT WAS AN EMERGENCY THAT HAPPENED. I THOUGHT I'D BE ABLE TO MAKE IT. I COULDN'T SEE WHAT WAS IN FRONT OF ME IT WAS TOTALLY DARK. I JUST DIDN'T HAVE ENOUGH ALTITUDE TO CLEAR IT SO I HAD TO TURN. ))
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That turn left his Cessna here in the parking in front of Montgomery Ward.
Neither Lee nor his passenger were injured.
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SOT 20:39:10
IN Q=From what we

((SERGEANT BOB MARTIN/STATE POLICE: FROM WHAT WE GATHERED HE WAS COMING IN RUNWAY 33 WHICH IS IN A NORTHERLY DIRECTION COMING FROM WHAT I CONSIDER SHOPPING CENTER DIRECTION TOWARD THE AIRPORT.))
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OUT Q=toward the airport.


Lee's plane struck one man's vehicle, knocking off only a side mirror.
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SOT 19:39:19
IN Q=I'd day I'm

((JOE FLAMINI: I'D SAY I'M PROBABLY THE LUCKIEST HUMAN BEING ALIVE. I GOT OUT OF MY TRUCK TO GO TO THE MALL. I HEARD THE PLANE CLIP ONE OF THE LIGHT POLES AND THEN IT HIT MY TRUCK AND HEARD IT LAND. ALL OF THIS AS I WAS ABOUT 30 FEET AWAY.))
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Lee has been flying for three years.
He was heading back home to Bedford, Pennsylvania.
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SOT 20:32:58
IN Q=The State Police

((JAY MOORE/REPORTING: THE STATE POLICE WILL COMPLETE A FULL INVESTIGATION AND BECAUSE THE PLANE SUFFERED DAMAGE THE NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD WILL BE IN LATER THIS MORNING. IN ROANOKE JAY MOORE, NEWS 7.))
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Franklin-Ax


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TAPE#96-29
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One person is dead and three others injured following an automoblie accident on Route 2-20 in Franklin County yesterday.
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SUPER=03-Franklin Co./Yesterday;


Eighty-Five year old Helen Louise Nolen died when the car she was riding in was struck on the passenger side.
Police say Nolen was with 71 year old Ruth Hash Jones who apparently turned into the path of a car being driven by William Edward Maxwell of Rocky Mount.
Lifeguard 10 transported Nolen to Roanoke Memorial Hospital where she later died.
Jones, Maxwell, and another passenger are listed in stable condition at R-M-H.
The accident is still under investigation.
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Wythe-Fatal


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And there was another fatal accident yesterday, this one in Wythe County.
Police say 28 year old Paul David Mathews of Ivanhoe was traveling north on Route 94 when his vehicle crossed into the southbound lane and struck a pickup truck.
The two people in the truck, Albert and Dorothy Jones, were taken to the hospital, where they are listed in stable condition.

County-Fire


ANCHOR=Melanie
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TAPE# 96-25
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Investigators say a fire at a condemned house and neighboring trailer in Roanoke County appears to be suspicious.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Last Night;


The blaze broke out late last night at 73-23 Apple Grove Road.
Fire officials had received information that the house and trailer would be set on fire.
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SOT 1:12:30
IN Q=On this particular

((DONALD GILLESPIE/ROANOKE CO. FIRE MARSHALL: ON THIS PARTICULAR FIRE THE HOUSE BURNED. WE'VE SINCE BEEN HERE AND FOUND AN ATTEMPT TO BURN THE TRAILER. WE DO HAVE A SUSPECT. WE CAN'T RELEASE HIS NAME.))
SUPER=01-Donald Gillespie/Roanoke Co. Fire Marshall;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=release his name
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VO-NAT


Joseph Schoonover, the property owner's brother, was taken to the hospital suffering from cuts.
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SOT 1:12:55
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((GILLESPIE: WE SUSPECT HE MAY HAVE BEEN IN THE HOUSE OR AT THE HOUSE WHEN THE FIRE OCCURRED.))
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Apparently a couple who lived in the trailer had been evicted.
While moving yesterday the couple told investigators they came to the trailer and found their furniture on fire in the yard.
Gillespie says he also has suspects in that incident.
There's no word on whether the two incidents are related.

1-Sports


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Massachusetts and Georgetown have advanced to the N-C-Double-A East Regional basketball finals.
U-Mass had a 79-to-63 win over Arkansas, while Georgetown beat Texas Tech 98-to-90.
Tomorrow's Midwest Finals pit Kentucky against Wake Forest.
Kentucky routed Utah 101-to-70, while Wake Forest beat the Cardinals 60-to-59.
Now for more on March Madness, here's Mike Stevens and sports.
Good morning Mike.
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OUT Q=you then

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One-Larry


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TAPE#M96-3 Movie-Birdcage
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SUPER=11-Roanoke Co.;
SUPER=15-Larry Dowdy;



(Roll cue:) Robin Williams is back, and so is Anna Wentworth with the Birdcage.
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IN Q=I'm getting married...
SUPER=18-"The Birdcage"; :00
SUPER=24-Courtesy: United Artists; :05
SUPER=13-Anna Wentworth/Arts Reviewer; :55
SUPER=18-Anna's Grade/"A-"; 1:01
RUNS=1:08
OUT Q=and very funny characters.

((THE BIRDCAGE/UNITED ARTISTS: I'M GETTING MARRIED. ITS A GIRL. OUR BABY IS GOING TO LEAVE US AND WON'T HAVE OTHERS. NOT WITHOUT A MIRACLE.)) ((Anna Wentworth/Arts Reviewer: It's a story about a gay couple in Miami. Robin Williams is Armand, the owner of a transvestite night club.
Albert, played by Nathan Lane, is the star of the revue.
When Armand's son Val gets married, Armand and Albert try to pass as "normal" parents.
The parents of Val's intended are a very right wing senator played by Gene Hackman and his traditional wife--Dianne Wiest. ((SOMETHING VERY ODD IS GOING ON. ITS A NIGHTMARE. SOMETHING ABOUT THE FATHER AND MRS. COLEMAN. I CAN'T FIND MY FATHER ON IT. ITS NOTHING. WHAT DO YOU MEAN? ITS NOTHING. DAD ITS NOTHING. WAIT, THESE SHRIMPS. HOW CAN SO MUCH, GO SO WRONG, SO QUICKLY? DINNER IS SERVED. music--we are family.))
The dialogue is clever and lively. The acting is excellent, except for the actor playing Val--Armand's son--he comes across as a whiny wimp.
"The Birdcage" gets an "A-" for its wonderful writing and its sympathetic, believable and very funny characters.))
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Puppyland


ANCHOR=Melanie
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TAPE#96-21
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A six- month investigation of a Roanoke dog grooming business has failed to turn up enough evidence to support criminal prosecution.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape


The death of a dog boarded over-night last September at Puppyland prompted an investigation by city police, animal control and the State Department of Agriculture.
Though the dog had a couple of broken ribs and a punctured lung, the city prosecutor says there's no way to prove how the dog's injuries were inflicted and who might have been responsible.
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SOT 12:48:00
IN Q=Certainly

((DON CALDWELL/PROSECUTOR: CERTAINLY THE INJURIES THAT THE ANIMAL SUFFERED WOULD LEAD ONE TO CONCLUDE THAT THIS IS NOT SOMETHING THAT OCCURRED BY ACCIDENT. BUT SUSPICION IS NOT GOING TO DO IT IN THIS SITUATION.))
SUPER=01-Donald Caldwell/Roanoke Commonwealth's Attorney; :00
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OUT Q=in this situation.
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SS=NONE


Caldwell says the owner of the dog is free to file a CIVIL complaint against Puppyland.
The owner of the business, Chris Benson, already has a 16-million dollar libel lawsuit pending against W-S-L-S T-V over this case.

M'ville-Hospital


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-22
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


Hospital officials in Martinsville say there was no malicious intent when the hospital conducted a security drill in January.
In a news release, they say they are saddened by the fact employees have decided to take legal action.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Martinsville;


Early on January 25th, five masked gunmen entered the emergency room at Memorial Hospital where they took nurses and other employees hostage.
It was a security drill, but now four nurses who say they were traumatized have sworn out criminal warrants against the participants.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


In the release, the hospital says the security force was trying to prepare the staff for an emergency.
Officials say the hospital supports efforts to make the patient care environment more secure.

Wrinkles


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NEWSCAST=mornin
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Some dermatologists have a new way to tighten sagging skin, correct acne scars and wrinkles, and remove skin cancer.
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VO-NAT


Duke University Medical Center is one of the cites around the country
SUPER=04-Duke University Medical Center; :

using the Ultrapulse Carbon Dioxide Laser-- it treats damaged skin with high energy light pulses.
You can see here where the laser is removing tissue-- one layer at a time-- until it gets down to the healthy, NEW skin.
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SOT 9:34:58
IN Q=So we now

((DR. ROBERT CLARK/DERMATOLOGIC SURGEON: SO WE NOW HAVE A METHOD, KIND OF A ON-TOUCH, HANDS OFF METHOD OF TREATING SKIN WITH A LIGHT BEAM THAT RAPIDLY REMOVES SKIN, CORRECTING SCARS, ELIMINATING WRINKLES, AND ALSO MINIMIZING THE CHANCES FOR SCARRING AS A RESULT OF THE PROCEDURE. ))
SUPER=01-Dr. Robert Clark/Dermatologic Surgeon; :
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OUT Q=of the procedure.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Durham, NC; :


The side effects are similar to those with derma-brasion or chemical peels-- redness and up to two weeks of swelling.
But Dr. Clark say the Ultrapulse C-Oh-Two Laser offers the surgeon more control, with a faster healing time and fewer chances for scarring.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=None


The procedure doesn't come cheap though-- it costs about four-thousand dollars to have your entire faced treated.

2-Scores


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In sports Massachusetts, Georgetown, Kentucky and Wake Forest have all advanced to the N-C-A-A Regional basketball finals.
SS=NIT

Meantime St. Joseph's has earned the right to meet Alabama in Tuesday's N-I-T Semifinals. Now let's check the scoreboards.
SUPER=#C-200;
SUPER=97-Georgetown/=98/Texas Tech/=90//Massachusetts/=79/Arkansas/=63;
SUPER=97-Kentucky/101/Utah/=70//Wake Forest/=60/Louisville/=59;
SUPER=97-St. Joseph's/=76/Rhode Island/=59;



SUPER=96-New Jersey/=97/Denver/=89//Cleveland/=98/Houston/=85;
SUPER=96-Chicago/107/New York/=86//Phoenix/104/Golden State/=96;
SUPER=96-Seattle/104/L-A Lakers/=93;



2HEADLINES


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


Federal aviation experts will be in Roanoke this morning to investigate last night's emergency landing at Valley View Mall.
The pilot was forced to land the small plane after experiencing engine problems.
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VO-NAT


Striking workers at two G-M brake plants in Dayton, Ohio, could be back at work today if they approve a tentative contract agreement.
If they vote yes, more than 177-thousand other G-M workers across the country, idled by the strike, could be back at work in a week.
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VO-NAT


And a female astronaut is on her way to a recording setting journey on the Russian Space station Mir.
Shannon Lucid and her five crewmates aboard Atlantis rocketed off from the Kennedy Space Center this morning.
Lucid will be on Mir for five months.
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And that's what's making news on this Friday March 22nd.
ANCHOR=Beth


Stick around, those stories coming plus a look at the weekend forecast.

Schoolwatch


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Valley-View


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin'
WRITER=cro
TAPE# edit of plane crash 96-26
GRAPHIC=plane crash-private


The National Transportation Safety Board will be at Valley View Mall today -- not for a shopping spree, but to investigate a plane crash.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Night;


Engine problems forced a pilot to make an emergency landing in the mall's parking lot at about seven last night.
The Cessna struck one man's vehicle, knocking off only a side mirror.
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SOT 19:39:19
IN Q=I'd day I'm

((JOE FLAMINI: I'D SAY I'M PROBABLY THE LUCKIEST HUMAN BEING ALIVE. I GOT OUT OF MY TRUCK TO GO TO THE MALL. I HEARD THE PLANE CLIP ONE OF THE LIGHT POLES AND THEN IT HIT MY TRUCK AND HEARD IT LAND. ALL OF THIS AS I WAS ABOUT 30 FEET AWAY.))
SUPER=01-Joe Flamini/Witness;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=30 feet away.
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VO-NAT


The pilot, James Lee of Bedford, Pennsylvania, and his passenger walked away uninjured.
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shuttle


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=mel
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Shuttle Atlantis


Space Shuttle Atlantis is on its way to the Russian space station.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Kennedy Space Center, FL;


The shuttle blasted off from Kennedy Space Center shortly after three this morning, lighting up the night sky over the Florida coast.
Atlantis is on a nine-day mission, which will include dropping off astronaut Shannon Lucid at the ``Mir'' space station tomorrow night.
Lucid will spend five-months on ``Mir,'' more time off the planet than any other American.
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GM-STRIKE


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=GM Logo


Striking G-M workers will vote this morning on a pact with the automaker, and could be back at work as early as this afternoon.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Dayton, OH;


The tentative agreement was reached yesterday to end the 17 day old strike at two G-M brake plants in Dayton, Ohio.
The strike has shut down nearly all General Motors assembly plants and idled more than 170-thousand workers nation wide.
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COPS-SHOT


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Shooting


Near New York City this morning, A gunman remains barricaded inside a home, after killing one policeman and wounding another.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Eastchester, NY;


The gunman's grandmother was also killed.
The officers were shot when they responded to a call for assistance at the house yesterday afternoon.
The gunman, identified as 26 year old Richard Sacchi, was supposed to turn himself in today for a stalking charge.
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Love


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#595-10
GRAPHIC=NONE


The man who led police on a high- speed chase that ended in Roanoke a couple of weeks ago will NOT be tried in the city.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/March 5;


In March city police cited Shawn Michael Love for reckless driving, failure to stop for police and attempted malicious wounding.
But all that will be thrown out in deference to much more serious charges in Central and Eastern Virginia.
The city prosecutor says all parties have agreed that Love will instead be for robberies in Lynchburg and Amherst County and for murder in Prince George County.
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3-Sports


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St. Joseph's has earned the right to meet Alabama in Tuesday's N-I-T Semifinals at Madison Square Garden.
Will Johnson had a team-high 18 points in the Hawks' 76-to-59 win over Rhode Island.
Meantime, Mike Stevens is already talking football.
Here he is with sports. Good morning Mike.
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$CCOFF

Plane-Crash


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin'
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-26
GRAPHIC=Plane Crash-Private


Engine problems forced a pilot to make an emergency landing in the Valley View Mall parking lot.
It happened around seven last night.
And amazing enough the plane's two occupants walked away from the crash uninjured.
Jay Moore has the story.
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SOT
IN Q=James Lee
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Night; :00
SUPER=01-James Lee/Pilot; :10
SUPER=01-Sergeant Bob Martin/State Police; :26
SUPER=01-Joe Flamini/Witness; :41
SUPER=@Jay1; 1:00
RUNS=1:10
OUT Q=Moore, News 7.

((James Lee was flying at 10- thousand feet when he experienced engine problems.
He called Roanoke Regional Airport to apprise them of the situation, but found he wasn't able to make it to a runway.
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SOT 19:55:24
IN Q=It was an

((JAMES LEE/PILOT: IT WAS AN EMERGENCY THAT HAPPENED. I THOUGHT I'D BE ABLE TO MAKE IT. I COULDN'T SEE WHAT WAS IN FRONT OF ME IT WAS TOTALLY DARK. I JUST DIDN'T HAVE ENOUGH ALTITUDE TO CLEAR IT SO I HAD TO TURN. ))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=had to turn.


That turn left his Cessna here in the parking in front of Montgomery Ward.
Neither Lee nor his passenger were injured.
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SOT 20:39:10
IN Q=From what we

((SERGEANT BOB MARTIN/STATE POLICE: FROM WHAT WE GATHERED HE WAS COMING IN RUNWAY 33 WHICH IS IN A NORTHERLY DIRECTION COMING FROM WHAT I CONSIDER SHOPPING CENTER DIRECTION TOWARD THE AIRPORT.))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=toward the airport.


Lee's plane struck one man's vehicle, knocking off only a side mirror.
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SOT 19:39:19
IN Q=I'd day I'm

((JOE FLAMINI: I'D SAY I'M PROBABLY THE LUCKIEST HUMAN BEING ALIVE. I GOT OUT OF MY TRUCK TO GO TO THE MALL. I HEARD THE PLANE CLIP ONE OF THE LIGHT POLES AND THEN IT HIT MY TRUCK AND HEARD IT LAND. ALL OF THIS AS I WAS ABOUT 30 FEET AWAY.))
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=30 feet away.


Lee has been flying for three years.
He was heading back home to Bedford, Pennsylvania.
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SOT 20:32:58
IN Q=The State Police

((JAY MOORE/REPORTING: THE STATE POLICE WILL COMPLETE A FULL INVESTIGATION AND BECAUSE THE PLANE SUFFERED DAMAGE THE NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD WILL BE IN LATER THIS MORNING. IN ROANOKE JAY MOORE, NEWS 7.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=News 7.

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Franklin-Ax


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#96-29
GRAPHIC=None


One person is dead and three others injured following an automoblie accident on Route 2-20 in Franklin County yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Franklin Co./Yesterday;


Eighty-Five year old Helen Louise Nolen died when the car she was riding in was struck on the passenger side.
Police say Nolen was with 71 year old Ruth Hash Jones who apparently turned into the path of a car being driven by William Edward Maxwell of Rocky Mount.
Lifeguard 10 transported Nolen to Roanoke Memorial Hospital where she later died.
Jones, Maxwell, and another passenger are listed in stable condition at R-M-H.
The accident is still under investigation.
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Wythe-Fatal


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
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And there was another fatal accident yesterday, this one in Wythe County.
Police say 28 year old Paul David Mathews of Ivanhoe was traveling north on Route 94 when his vehicle crossed into the southbound lane and struck a pickup truck.
The two people in the truck, Albert and Dorothy Jones, were taken to the hospital, where they are listed in stable condition.

County-Fire


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin'
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-25
GRAPHIC=Fire


Investigators say a fire at a condemned house and neighboring trailer in Roanoke County appears to be suspicious.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Last Night;


The blaze broke out late last night at 73-23 Apple Grove Road.
Fire officials had received information that the house and trailer would be set on fire.
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SOT 1:12:30
IN Q=On this particular

((DONALD GILLESPIE/ROANOKE CO. FIRE MARSHALL: ON THIS PARTICULAR FIRE THE HOUSE BURNED. WE'VE SINCE BEEN HERE AND FOUND AN ATTEMPT TO BURN THE TRAILER. WE DO HAVE A SUSPECT. WE CAN'T RELEASE HIS NAME.))
SUPER=01-Donald Gillespie/Roanoke Co. Fire Marshall;
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OUT Q=release his name
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VO-NAT


Joseph Schoonover, the property owner's brother, was taken to the hospital suffering from cuts.
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SOT 1:12:55
IN Q=We suspect

((GILLESPIE: WE SUSPECT HE MAY HAVE BEEN IN THE HOUSE OR AT THE HOUSE WHEN THE FIRE OCCURRED.))
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OUT Q=fire occurred.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=Fire


Apparently a couple who lived in the trailer had been evicted.
While moving yesterday the couple told investigators they came to the trailer and found their furniture on fire in the yard.
Gillespie says he also has suspects in that incident.
There's no word on whether the two incidents are related.

4-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=sly
TAPE#
GRAPHIC=Final Four


In sports March Madness rolls on--the N-C-Double A Regional contests are now set;
SS=NIT

while the N-I-T semifinals take place next Tuesday in New York. Here now are last night's final scores.
SUPER=#C-200;
SUPER=97-Georgetown/=98/Texas Tech/=90//Massachusetts/=79/Arkansas/=63;
SUPER=97-Kentucky/101/Utah/=70//Wake Forest/=60/Louisville/=59;
SUPER=97-St. Joseph's/=76/Rhode Island/=59;



SUPER=96-New Jersey/=97/Denver/=89//Cleveland/=98/Houston/=85;
SUPER=96-Chicago/107/New York/=86//Phoenix/104/Golden State/=96;
SUPER=96-Seattle/104/LA Lakers/=93;



SUPER=103-Pittsburgh/==5/Edmonton/==4//Boston/==3/Ottawa/==1;
SUPER=103-Washington/==3/Tampa Bay/==3//Florida/==3/NY Islanders/==2;