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1-News-Head

ANCHOR=Jean

Coming up on News 7 at SIX, Sentencing for a Roanoke auto dealer who admitted taking food stamps as partial payment for cars.
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Also--seems like old times-- Governor Allen and General Assembly Democrats trade barbs over the State Budget. This time there's much at stake for the Roanoke Valley.
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Sports-Head
ANCHOR=Mike

Tonight in sports, qualifying results from North Wilkesboro, plus Roy Stanley checking in form the track with Terry Labonte - today's pole winner.
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Plus, Greg Norman continues to roll at Augusta while Ben Crenshaw, the defending champ, misses the cut.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
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Near record warmth today will give way to clouds and showers later in the weekend.

C'ville-Fire


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#596-12
GRAPHIC=fire


Fire broke out at a furniture refinishing company in Collinsville this afternoon.
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The fire started at about 3:30, at Turner's Custom Refinishing near Bassett Forks.
Barrels of chemicals inside the building exploded for over 30 minutes, but authorities say the blaze is now under control.
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At one point, the flames spread to some nearby woods and touched off a brush fire as well.
No one had to be evacuated.
And officials say no one was hurt.
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McIntosh


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-23
GRAPHIC=Michael McIntosh


The assault charge filed against a Roanoke school principal has been dismissed.
Today, a judge ruled there was reasonable doubt in the case against Michael McIntosh.
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((ANN GARDNER/PROSECUTOR: WE PRESENTED FOUR EYEWITNESSES TO THE FACT THAT MR. MCINTOSH STRUCK A STUDENT IN THE FACE WITHOUT PROVOCATION AT ALL. ONE OF THOSE WITNESSES WAS A 27- YEAR TEACHER IN THE ROANOKE CITY SCHOOL SYSTEM AND I JUST DON'T KNOW WHAT ELSE WE COULD HAVE PRESENTED.))
SUPER=01-Ann Gardner/Prosecutor;
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


McIntosh was accused of striking the 15 year old in a classroom at the Noel C. Taylor Learning Academy.
Though a teacher and three students confirmed the charge, McIntosh and other witnesses denied it... and today Judge John Ferguson ruled there was reasonable doubt.
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((MICHAEL MCINTOSH/TAYLOR ACADEMY PRINCIPAL: ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS LOOK AT THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS THAT HAVE HAPPENED AT THE TAYLOR ACADEMY SINCE I'VE BEEN THERE AND ONE OF THOSE THINGS IS THAT I DON'T DEAL IN VIOLENCE, HITTING KIDS OR MALIGNING KIDS IN ANY WAY AND THAT'S WHAT I WANT TO CONTINUE DOING.))
SUPER=01-Michael McIntosh/Taylor Academy Principal;
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OUT Q=continue doing
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=Michael McIntosh


McIntosh says he hopes to return to his job. School officials say they'll meet with him next week.

Spangler


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#96-21
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


A federal judge sentenced a Roanoke used car dealer to six months house arrest and two years probation for food stamp fraud.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape;


Joseph Spangler pleaded guilty to two counts of accepting food stamps as partial payment for cars he sold at his lot.
Today Judge James Turk sentenced Spangler to house arrest without electronic supervision. Spangler's probation terms will run concurrently.
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((TONY GIORNO/PROSECUTOR: IT WAS AN ECONOMIC CRIME AND IT CARRIED WITH IT A SUITABLE ECONOMIC PENALTY AND A SUBSTANTIAL FINE AND FORFEITURE OF THE VEHICLES AND FULL RESTITUTION TO THE GOVERNMENT.))
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=Legal Scales


Spangler also paid a 75-hundred dollar fine and 95-hundred dollars in restitution.

Budget-Veto


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-16
GRAPHIC=George Allen


It's hard NOT to take it personally when three of the five budget items vetoed by the Governor are in your backyard.
SS=Dick Cranwell


That's how Vinton Democrat Dick Cranwell sees it.
Ellen Qualls has the story.
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(( The Governor greeted reporters with a shovel in his hand.
It was for planting an Arbor Day tree at the Capitol.
But while George Allen was dumping dirt in Richmond, Democrats were blasting him for dumping on the Roanoke Valley.
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((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D-VINTON: WHAT REALLY PAINS ME IS THAT WE HAVE A GOVERNOR WHO WAS WILLING TO PUT UP 163- MILLION DOLLARS WORTH OF INCENTIVES TO GET DISNEY TO LOCATE A THEME PARK IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA, YET HE'S UNWILLING TO PUT UP 900- THOUSAND DOLLARS TO MAINTAIN A MAJOR EMPLOYER IN THE ROANOKE VALLEY.))
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Specifically, Allen vetoed money for the College of Health Sciences in Roanoke.
He vetoed money to help Roanoke County's Rusco, Incorporated move after VDOT bought its land.
And he cut funding for Virginia CARES -- which helps inmates statewide return to post- prison life.
Making Virginia CARES compete for funding really grates Vic Thomas.
SOT 01:29:39

((DEL. VIC THOMAS/D-ROANOKE: I THINK THEY DO A PRETTY GOOD JOB HELPING PEOPLE FIND JOBS, ALL OF THE THINGS THEY NEED. HELPING THEM FIND A PLACE TO STAY AND SO FORTH AND THEIR RECORD SPEAKS FOR ITSELF.))
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: THE ROANOKE AREA MORE THAN ANY OTHER REGION -- TAKE THAT NEW CENTURY COUNCIL, HAS GOTTEN MORE DECISIONS OF ME APPROPRIATING GOVERNOR'S OPPORTUNITY FUNDS THAN ANY OTHER REGION IN THE STATE OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA.))
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((ROANOKE VALLEY DEMOCRATS HAVE UNTIL WEDNESDAY TO REMIND THEIR COLLEAGUES THAT THIS BUDGET PASSED OVERWHELMINGLY THE FIRST TIME. ONLY A TWO THIRDS VOTE IS NEEDED TO OVERRIDE THE GOVERNOR'S VETO. DICK CRANWELL SAYS ANY OTHER OUTCOMES WOULD JUST BE PARTISAN POLITICS. ELLEN QUALLS, NEWS 7, RICHMOND.))
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HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=NONE


Still to come on News 7 at Six-- the former President of Poland pays a visit to Bedford County. Steve Smallshaw will have a live report.
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And--they're the best of the best. We'll hear from the state's top student musicians, performing this weekend in the New River Valley.
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Fort-Fire


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-18
GRAPHIC=Fire


A reward is being offered for information concerning an early morning fire in Henry County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Henry Co.;


A replica of a 16-45 British Civil War fort was destroyed early this morning in the Horsepasture area.
The replica belonged to Nancy Cline and was valued at 25 hundred dollars.
Authorities do suspect arson.
The International Association of Arson Investigators is offering the reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction.
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Motley


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-19
GRAPHIC=Thomas Motley


Another chapter is unfolding in the continuing legal battle between a former Danville school teacher and two of the city's prosecutors.
Thomas Wayne Motley today filed a 36 million dollar federal suit against Commonwealth's Attorney Bill Fuller and his assistant, James Martin.
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SUPER=03-Danville/File Tape;


He's also suing the "Danville Register and Bee" newspaper.
Two years ago, a jury acquitted Motley of slapping a student with a yardstick.
A short time later, Fuller and Martin bought an ad in the "Danville Register and Bee" which exposed Motley's prior criminal record.
Fuller says he did so to address what he saw as errors that had appeared concerning the case.
Motley says he plans to prove his record was obtained using the Criminal Justice Information System.
It's generally considered illegal to disseminate such information.
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((REV. THOMAS MOTLEY/FORMER DANVILLE SCHOOL TEACHER:I HEARD THEIR EXCUSE FOR SAYING THAT'S THE REASON FOR WHY THEY PRESENTED THIS CRIMINAL RECORD INTO THE NEWSPAPER AND I DO NOT BELIEVE ONE WORD THAT COME OUT OF BILL FULLER'S AND JAMES MARTIN'S MOUTHS. I FIND THEM TO BE MEN, WHO ARE OBVIOUSLY, VINDICTIVE.))
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ANCHOR=JEAN
SS=Thomas Motley


Fuller's attorney has said Motley's record was obtained LEGALLY through first hand knowledge and certified court records.
Motley already filed a lawsuit against Fuller and Martin in Danville Circuit Court. It's scheduled to be heard in June.

Walesa


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-22
GRAPHIC=None


Sixteen years ago, he went from an unknown shipyard electrician to the leader of the democratic "Solidarity" movement in Poland.
Today, he's back at his old job, but former Polish president Lech
(wah-LEN-zuh) Walesa still enjoys immense international popularity.
Double Boxes=Jean and Steve/StarLink


Tonight, (Wah-LEN-za) Walesa is visiting Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest estate in Bedford County...
That's where Steve Smallshaw is standing by live. Steve how did
(Wah-LEN-za) Walesa end up here in Virginia?
Live=Steve Full/StarLink
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Jean, Lech Walesa is making a ...- day trip to the United States and his first stop is here in central Virginia.
Like the man who spent his summers here, Walesa always will best be remembered for helping bring democracy to his homeland. Tape rolled from Truck
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Double Boxes=Jean and Steve/StarLink
(Q&A: What has Walesa been doing while in the states?)


Percy-Clark


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=None


A federal grand jury has indicted the chairman of the Nelson County board of supervisors on tax perjury and fraud charges.
Prosecutors say Percy Clark tried to hide more than 236 thousand dollars in income to his trucking business since 1989.
Clark reportedly understated his business income to the I-R-S and bank officials, and withheld evidence from a federal grand jury.
Fellow supervisor Johnny Ponton was indicted last November on check forgery charges.
His trial is scheduled to take place next month.

Stocks


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=sly
TAPE#=Stocks
GRAPHIC=NONE


On Wall Street the Dow gained 45 and a half points to finish the week at 55 hundred 32.
NASDAQ was up three points.
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Nails


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-24
GRAPHIC=Nail Care


A trip to the salon for artificial nails or even a manicure should not be painful.
But inexperience can leave a client bleeding or in some cases with permanent damage to their nails.
Experts say knowing what to look for can make a difference.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


April Swain is Coordinator for the Danville Nail Tech's Association.
She says make sure the nail technician is licensed.
The state requires 150- hours of training.
Also, see that the nail tech has thoroughly sanitized her hands and yours.
Plus, she says, the nail technician's work area and implements should be clean.
And, Swain says a drill should rarely be used.
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((APRIL SWAIN/NAIL TECHNICIAN: THE ONLY REASON THAT TECH SHOULD HAVE A DRILL IS TO CLEAN UP UNDER THE FREE EDGE AND TO DO A FRENCH AND WHITE FILL- IN AND YOU NEVER GO BEYOND THE POINT OF THE FREE EDGE, NEVER. THAT DRILL SHOULD NEVER BE USED ON A NATURAL NAIL, IT WILL EAT IT UP AND I PROMISE YOU THAT.))
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Dirt can lead to a fungus which eats into the nail bed.
Swain suggests seeing a dermatologist if you experience any discoloration or swelling of the nail bed.
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State-Orchestra


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-17
GRAPHIC=None


More than 200 top high school musicians from across the state are making music together in Blacksburg.
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The students selected for the 1996 All Virginia Band and Orchestra are considered the BEST OF THE BEST.
Each had to make top chairs in their district to be eligible to audition.
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((AUSTIN GRAHAM/BLACKSBURG H.S. CLARINET PLAYER: IF YOU'RE PLANNING TO PURSUE MUSIC AS A CAREER IT'S ALMOST A MUST-HAVE. YOU ALMOST HAVE TO DO IT. BUT IT'S SOMETHING GREAT TO BE ABLE TO WRITE DOWN. IT'S REALLY SOMETHING SPECIAL, IT REALLY MEANS SOMETHING. ))
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The band and the orchestra started rehearsals yesterday for tomorrow's public performance at Blacksburg High School.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


Coming up tonight in sports, Greg Norman continues to roll at Augusta as the second round of the Masters winds down.
And Roy Stanley checks in from North Wilkesboro
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where Elton almost stole the show from the the "Ice Man" - but not quite.
Terry Labonte wins his third pole of the year on an historic weekend.
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S-Qualify


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6PM
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#r-32
GRAPHIC=north wilkesboro


Before today's time trials at North Wilkesboro, the spotlight was already on veteran driver Terry Labonte.
And now after his pole winning run today, Labonte will be hard pressed to escape the media for even a moment this weekend.
Roy Stanley has more from the half mile track.
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S-Grid


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=NONE
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Hamilton/=5/Ken Schrader
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Burton/10/Jeremy Mayfield
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Speed/15/Derrike Cope
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Benson/25/Steve Grissom
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=Hold Wilkesboro


Earnhardt was 26th, Jarrett 29, DW 30th, Mast 31st, Michael Waltrip 35th, Ward Burton 40th and Ricky Rudd 41st.

S-River


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S5-27
GRAPHIC=NEW RIVER


The 1996 racing season also gets underway at the New River Valley Speedway this Saturday night.
Last Saturday the original opening night was rained out
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so, tomorrow night a full slate of racing is on tap with action in mini stocks, pure stocks, Limited sportsman and late model stock divisions.
There is also a 100 lap Enduro race on tap tomorrow.
The gates open at 1:30, practice starts at 3:30, qualifying begins at six, and the racing starts at eight at New River.
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S-Masters


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s6-5
GRAPHIC=the masters


The second round of the 60th Masters golf championship is winding down in Augusta, Georgia and the Shark is still devouring the field.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Augusta, GA/This Afternoon; :00

After shooting a course record 63 yesterday, Norman has been steady today playing the first 14 holes at one under.
He is ten under for the tournament, and that means he has a 3 shots ahead of NIkc Faldo.
Left hander Phil Mickelson, is two over for the day and is now at five under par.
The conditions at Augusta have been very windy today, and no one has mastered the wind better than Corey Pavin, who has the low round of the day with a 66.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=Masters


The projected cut for the tourney is expected to be at 2 over par. That means defending champ Ben Crenshaw won't be around for the weekend.
He followed up yesterday's 77 with a 74 and he's at 7 over par.

S-Avalanche


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#cl-96
GRAPHIC=avalanche


The Salem Avalanche continues its week long home stand tonight as the club welcomes the Fredrick Keys to Salem Memorial Stadium
Last night Salem closed out its series with Wilmington by taking three out of four games.
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SUPER=03-Salem/Blue Rocks vs. Avalanche; :00


Second baseman Eric Young, the Colorado Rockies star who is in town rehabbing a hand got things started last night in the bottom of the first with the leadoff double down the right field line.
Kyle Howser would follow that up with a homer over the left field fence to plate Young as Salem takes a 2-to-nothing advantage in the opening inning.
Young would double again in the third, and then score on Nate Holdren's single.
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The Avalanche takes three out of four from the Blue Rocks and gets set for Frederick tonight at 7.
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S-Tennis


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S5-28
GRAPHIC=News 7 sports


From the diamond to the courts. Mary Pierce advanced to the semifinals of the Bausch and Lomb tennis championships in an emotional upset win over Conchita Martinez.
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SUPER=03-Amelia Island, FL; :00


the Top seeded Martinez ran the 7th seeded Pierce all over the courts and won the first set 7-5.
But Pierce made a comeback, winning the next two sets. Her solid court coverage got to Martinez who hit this shot long after several solid returns from Mary.
Pierce won the second set 6-3, thanks to some key forehand winners and then advanced to the semi's with a 6-2 win in the third set.
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