18:00-01

1-News-Head

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VO-NAT


Coming up on NEWS 7 at SIX: The question of chasing a suspect- -sometimes at high speed. Is it necessary, under what conditions?
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ANCHOR=Keith


We'll also have the latest in the case that prompted the inquiry- -the man accused of killing a family of three. Sports-head
ANCHOR=Steve


In sports, the Avalanche pitching is hot while the bats are not, an Amherst football standout verbally commits to Virginia Tech,
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VO-NAT


and Mike Stevens will have a report on the first day of action from the Greater Greensboro Open as the Pro-Am hits the links.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
SS=None


After a cool start, temperatures will move up quickly tomorrow and highs will be at least 10 degrees warmer.

Allman


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#96-26
GRAPHIC=Scott Allman


The man accused of killing a Vinton couple and their infant while fleeing from police faces up to 30 years in prison.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


21-year-old Scott Allman was advised by a judge of three counts of in-voluntary manslaughter filed against him.
His preliminary hearing is set for May.
SUPER=04-Sunday;


Allman is accused in the deaths of 36-year-old Lori Mason, six- week- old Joleen Faucher, and 34-year-old Thomas Faucher.
Faucher's co-workers, who called him Fred, says he never had a problem on the job.
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IN Q=He was one of
SOT 14:48:11

((BRYAN YOUNG/FAUCHER'S SUPERVISOR: HE WAS ONE OF THE PEOPLE ALWAYS WILLING TO HELP. EVERYBODY SAYS THIS ABOUT PEOPLE BUT FOR ONCE IT'S THE TRUTH. FRED WAS JUST THE TYPICAL NICE GUY.))
SOT 14:49:28

((PAT WILLIAMS/CO-WORKER: FRED WAS PROBABLY ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR PEOPLE HERE AT WORK. HE WAS A VERY GENUINE PERSON. A VERY UNIQUE PERSON. HE LOVED EVERYBODY AND EVERYBODY REALLY LOVED HIM.))
SUPER=01-Bryan Young/Supervisor; :00
SUPER=01-Pat Williams/Co-Worker; :08
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OUT Q=really loved him.
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VO-NAT


The funeral for the crash victims is scheduled for later this week.
Allman told News 7 this is actually the second time he ran from police.
He says he was chased on foot and arrested by Roanoke County officers three weeks ago because he had numerous outstanding warrants.
Allman says he was trying to avoid going to jail.
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Hot-Pursuit


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-29
GRAPHIC=Police Chase


In the wake of the fatal Roanoke County chase, some law enforcement agencies are reviewing hot pursuit policy.
Tracy Altizer reports.
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SOT
IN Q=03-Blacksburg; :00
SUPER=01-Sgt. Jerry Bowyer/Blacksburg Police Dept.; :15
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Sunday; :27
SUPER=01-Wayne Pike/Wythe Co. Sheriff; :40
SUPER=01-Ralph Dobbins/Pulaski Co. Sheriff; :58
SUPER=01-Bill Brown/Blacksburg Police Chief; 1:12
SUPER=@Tracy2; 1:24
SUPER=01-Del. Tom Jackson/(D) Hillsville; 1:34
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OUT Q=Altizer, News 7.

(( Traffic stops are usually routine for police, until a driver flees.
In an instant, the officer must process lots of information to decide how and whether to give chase.
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SOT 22:37:31

((SGT. JERRY BOWYER/BLACKSBURG POLICE DEPT.: YOUR SAFETY, THE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES THAT ARE SET FORTH BY YOUR DEPARTMENT, AND THAT GOES FROM LAWS THAT HAVE BEEN VIOLATED, HOW YOU WANT TO APPROACH THE VEHICLE, TIME OF DAY, TIME OF NIGHT. ALL KINDS OF DIFFERENT THINGS GO THROUGH YOUR MIND. ))
RUNS=:16


The fatal crash in Roanoke County prompted Wythe County sheriff Wayne Pike to order a review of his policy.
His officers, like many, do not engage in high speed pursuit unless they know a suspect is wanted for a felony.
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SOT 11:25:43

((WAYNE PIKE/WYTHE CO. SHERIFF: MINOR OFFENSES AND TRAFFIC THINGS, IF IT'S A HAZARDOUS SITUATION AT ALL WE JUST DON'T ENGAGE IN IT. ))
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But when an unidentified motorist flees from a traffic stop, most officers say they're duty-bound to find out why.
Most often, police find they're driving on a suspended license.
Some say the law needs to be tougher on those offenders.
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SOT 18:%7:42

((RALPH DOBBINS/PULASKI CO. SHERIFF: IF THERE WAS SOME TYPE OF JAIL SENTENCE IMPOSED ON THESE FOLKS, WHETHER IT BE TWO DAYS, THREE DAYS OR 10 DAYS, AT LEAST THEY WOULD HAVE TO SIT THERE AND REALIZE THAT NEXT TIME IT'S GONNA BE WORSE. ))
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Others argue that could lead to MORE chases.
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SOT 19;50:50

((BILL BROWN/BLACKSBURG POLICE CHIEF: THE POLICE SAYS "WELL, A FELONY HAS JUST BEEN COMMITTED BECAUSE THIS PERSON FAILED TO STOP, THEN I'M OBLIGATED TO STRETCH THE RULES A LITTLE BIT, TO TAKE SOME GREATER RISKS IN TAKING THAT PERSON OFF THE ROADWAY. ))
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Most officers agree that since every situation is different, they have to be able to make judgement calls.
Could a statewide policy help? Delegate Tom Jackson doubts it.
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SOT 15:03:00

((DEL. TOM JACKSON/D-HILLSVILLE: EVERY YEAR WE ARE ASKED TO TRY TO FIX TRAGIC SITUATIONS THROUGH LAWS, AND IT'S VERY DIFFICULT TO DO. ))
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Tracy Altizer, News 7.))

Shooting-follow


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-30
GRAPHIC=Shooting


A Roanoke police detective says someone took a shot at him, on his way to investigate yesterday's shooting at Bluestone Park apartments.
Neil Tolrud responded to a "malicious wounding" on Hanover Avenue just seconds after the call went out.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday


He says a single small- caliber bullet went right past him as he got out of his unmarked police car.
SUPER=@file


A city police news release points out that Detective Tolrud is a "twice-wounded Viet Nam veteran" who would know what it sounds like.
Tolrud eventually found a 16- year old with a gunshot wound, but everybody inside denied taking a shot at the detective.
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Serial-Killers


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-21
GRAPHIC=None


Richmond officials won't use the label serial killer -- but this afternoon they stepped up an investigation and community P-R campaign.
The FBI and State Police have now joined in on the probes of ten unsolved murders.
The victims are all women over the age of 50. Their bodies have been found over the last two years in the Richmond area.
Two victims were found in the last 36 hours.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Today, City Council considered a ten- thousand dollar reward for information leading to a conviction or convictions in the murders.
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SOT 06:41:22
IN Q=I can tell

((I CAN TELL YOU THAT WE TRY TO BE CALM BUT THERE'S REALLY TURMOIL INSIDE AS WE TRY TO DEAL WITH THESE ISSUES.))
sot 07:12:29

((IN SOME OF THESE CASES THERE ARE SOME SIMILARITIES, AND IN SOME OF THESE CASES THERE ARE SOME DIFFERENCES. OUR JOB IS TO SHUFFLE THROUGH ALL THAT.))
SUPER=01-Robert Bobb/Richmond City Manager; :00
SUPER=01-Fred Russell/Richmond Deputy Police Chief; :10
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=all that.
TALENT=Keith
SS=None


Richmond police are heading up what they're calling the Golden Years Task Force.
Police are being very tight-lipped about details of the crimes.
City Manager Robert Bobb likened the fear in the community to that experienced when "Southside Strangler" Timothy Spencer was still at large.

Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE


Still to come on News 7 at Six: A puppet show at one elementary school carries a serious message about attitudes toward the disabled.
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VO-NAT


Also--why your trip through the grocery checkout line might be research material for one writer.
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SOT 12:15:00
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((I REALLY PAY ATTENTION TO WHAT'S COMING THROUGH. AND THEN WHEN A PERSON DOES NOT TAKE THEIR TICKET, IT'S MINE. ))
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OUT Q=it's mine
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We'll meet one woman who's fascinated by what's in other people's shopping baskets.
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ANCHOR=Robin

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Dean-Cranwell


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-36
GRAPHIC=None


Roanoke attorney Dean Cranwell has been suspended from practicing law for the next four months.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file


The Disciplinary Board of the State Bar found Cranwell dropped the ball on an appeal to the state Court of Appeals.
Though he perfected the appeal, he mis-represented progress on the case, while letting months go by without doing anything on it.
The state bar actually suspended him a year ago, but the disciplinary
Talent=Keith
SS=None

action was stayed while Cranwell appealed to the State Supreme Court.
Now the court has upheld the suspension which is effective a week from today.

Radford-Frat


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Radford University


Pi Kappa Phi fraternity has yanked the charter of its Radford University chapter.
The fraternity was one of two under investigation for alcohol violations following the death of freshman Valerie Cole.
Cole died of alcohol poisoning in February. She had attended parties the night before at Pi Kappa Phi and another fraternity, both of which have been suspended since then.
Officials say Pi Kap held an event last week which violated the terms of the suspension.

L'burg-Computers


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-27
GRAPHIC=Lynchburg Seal


A new fiber optics computer system will soon make it easier for Lynchburg city employees to communicate with each other and access information.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


A different kind of groundbreaking helped kick off the project this morning.
Instead of turning over dirt, city leaders helped pull the first fiber optic cable to where the main station will sit on Court Street.
The new system will connect every municipal department and several city schools to a single computer network.
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SOT 9:09:40//9:21:55
IN Q=We are witnessing

((JIM WHITAKER/LYNCHBURG MAYOR: WE ARE WITNESSING THE BEGINNING OF THE CITY'S JOURNEY ON THE INFORMATION SUPERHIGHWAY. YOU KNOW, WE MAY NOT HAVE AN INTERSTATE IN OUR CITY, BUT WE WILL SOON HAVE AN INFORMATION SUPERHIGHWAY.)) ((CHARLES CHURCH/LYNCHBURG CITY MANAGER: THIS CABLE WILL TRULY NURTURE THE MINDS OF OUR COMMUNITY THROUGH PROVIDING INFORMATION ACCESS AND REMOVING THE BARRIERS TO EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION IN LYNCHBURG.))
SUPER=01-Jim Whitaker/Lynchburg Mayor; :00
SUPER=01-Charles Church/Lynchburg City Manager; :14
RUNS=:27
OUT Q=communication in Lynchburg.
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VO-NAT


It's costing the city 1- point- 6 million dollars to build the new fiber optics system.
Officials hope to have everyone on line by the fall.
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Trash-Arrest


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


Lynchburg authorities have arrested four people and charged them with stealing then re-selling thousands of city trash stickers.
Police say a city employee stole the tags from a storage area then distributed them to two Lynchburg convenience stores.
Sources say more than fifteen thousand trash stickers were taken.
Social Services worker Leroy Shelton Junior and his wife Starlet were two of those arrested.
All four persons have been charged with a single count of receiving stolen property.
A warrant for a fifth suspect is still outstanding.


Nicely


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-23
GRAPHIC=None


Dublin businessman Hiawatha Nicely has backed out of his new job as director of the New River Valley Economic Development Alliance.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/April 2;


Officials announced earlier this month that Nicely would assume the post May first.
President Barry Evans now says Nicely was unable to adjust his business and personal activities to devote full attention to the Alliance.
Nicely was chosen from among 70 applicants and six finalists.
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NS-Earnings


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-24
GRAPHIC=Norfolk Southern


Bad weather and a strike by General Motors workers has not affected the bottom line at one of our area's largest employers.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape;


Norfolk Southern says it achieved record earnings per share for the first quarter of 1996, ahead of analysts' expectations.
N-S was particularly pleased that its railway operating revenues rose two percent.
Rail operations represent N-S's core business.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=Norfolk Southern


According to its most recent figures, Norfolk- based N-S has more than 3000 workers in the region.

Stocks


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


Mixed results on Wall Street today.
The Dow dropped 34 and a half points, finishing at 55 hundred 53.
NASDAQ was up ten points.
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Disabilities


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#96-33
GRAPHIC=None


The "Kids on the Block" are now touring.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :


They're a group of Pi Kappa Phi fraternity members who've taken the semester off, all in the name of puppetry.
They're trying to teach school children-- like the kids here at Grandin Court Elementary-- some life lessons about disabilities.
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SOT 13:00:22
IN Q=The able-bodied

((SETH FRIEDLAND/"KIDS ON THE BLOCK": THE ABLE BODIED STUDENTS WILL REALIZE THAT PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES ARE REALLY NO DIFFERENT. THEY CAN DO EVERYTHING THEY CAN DO AND STUFF THEY CAN'T HOW MANY ABLE BODIED PEOPLE COULD GET IN A WHEELCHAIR AND CAN POP WHEELIES LIKE MARK REILLY CAN? THE REACTION FROM THE ABLE BODIES AND DISABLED STUDENTS-- IT'S AWESOME, IT'S A GREAT FEELING TO SEE THEM COME TOGETHER AND WORK TOGETHER IN THE EMPATHY TRAINING. IT'S A WHOLE LOT OF FUN FOR US ))
SUPER=01-Seth Friedland/"Kids on the Block"
RUNS=:22
OUT Q=fun for us.
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VO-NAT


With empathy training, students try buttoning a shirt-- while wearing socks on their hands.
Or, they learn to give Mr. Potato Head a new face-- while blindfolded.
The Kids on the Block practice an ancient Chinese style of puppetry called Boon Raccu-- meaning "shadow of the puppet."
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Anthony


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-32
GRAPHIC=Lonnie Anthony


The trial of a Ferrum College football standout has been punted until July...
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;

but Lonnie David Anthony did enter a not guilty plea in Franklin County General District court today.
He's charged with assault and battery on both a school security guard and a student.
SUPER=04-File Tape;


The 23- year- old junior led the Panthers in rushing the past two seasons.
But when the charges were filed last month, Anthony was thrown out of school.
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Sports tease


ANCHOR=steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=none


Mike Stevens will have the sites and sounds from the Greater Greensboro Classic, The Tigers and the Twins have a shootout in the Motor City,
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VO-NAT


while the Avalanche bats have been shooting blanks of late , Manager Bill McGuire talks about what his team's gonna do about it.
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S-GGO


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S5-27
GRAPHIC=GREATER G'BORO CLASSIC


It was party time in the North Carolina TRIAD today at the Greater Greensboro Classic's annual celebrity Pro-Am.
Mike Stevens and photographer Dennis Brown have more on the festivities and something that won't be so much fun once the 72 hole tourney starts tomorrow.
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IN Q=nat sound
SUPER=03-Greensboro, NC/Celebrity Pro-Am; :00
SUPER=01-Joshua Morrow/"Nick" On Young & the Restless; :31
SUPER=01-James Worthy/Former Los Angeles Laker Star; :54
SUPER=01-Vince Evans/Former Raiders Quarterback; 1:14
SUPER=@mike1; 1:23
SUPER=01-Peter Jacobsen/Finished Second Last Year; 1:35
SUPER=01-Fuzzy Zoeller/Tied For 12th Last Year; 1:45
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OUT Q=...news 7 sports."
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S-Avalanche


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=CL-96
GRAPHIC=Avalanche


Game three of the Avalanche's 7 game homestand hits Salem Memorial Stadium tonight with Kinston. Last night the Avalanche beat the Indians 1-nothing.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Salem; :00


Salem's pitching staff is currently ranked third in the Carolina League with a 3.54 ERA.
But the Avalanche bats have been quiet of late. Salem's batting average is .229 and the team has hit just one homerun in the last 7 games.
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SOT
IN Q="We're

((BILL MCGUIRE/AVALANCHE MANAGER:))
SUPER=01-Bill McGuire/Avalanche Manager; :00
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=...squeezing"
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S-Tigers


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-8
GRAPHIC=MLB


The Tigers and the Twins hooked up in the only major league baseball
matinee today in a game that produced a 24-11 Minnesota win!
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Detroit, MI/Twins vs. Tigers; :00


Chuck Knoblauch and Kirby Pucket joked before the start...it's all fun and games until both teams combine for 35 runs!!
In the second, the twins ageless wonder Paul Molitor smacks a three run
homer to left to make the count 6-2 Minnesota.


To the third, Eddie Williams cranks out a three run dinger of his own and
SUPER=35-Minnesota/=24/Detroit/=11;

the Twins still led 7-6...and there are just 22 runs to go!
Detroit tried to climb back into this one on Mark Lewis's 2 run shot, 10-7
Twins though, and Minnesota goes on to win 24 to 11.
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S-Pugh


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=DAvid Pugh


Amherst county football standout David Pugh has made a verbal committment to attend Virginia Tech.
Pugh was all state as an offensive guard and defensive tackle on the Lancers state championship team last season.
Pugh visited the Tech campus this weekend and was impressed with the university's forestry curriculum.
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Wx-Tape
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Nork


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-35
GRAPHIC=None


The next time you're grocery shopping, BEWARE: the cashier may just be watching what you eat.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


YOU might find working the supermarket check-out line about as exciting as flipping burgers at McDonalds.
But Susan Nork is doing this for the fun of it... a learning experience... research for an up-coming book, she claims.
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SOT
IN Q=See what I
SUPER=07-Susan Nork; :18
SUPER=03-Salem; :34
RUNS=1:12
OUT Q=read the labels. (double out)

((
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SOT 12:14:53
IN Q=

((SEE WHAT I DO, WHEN PEOPLE COME THROUGH MY LINE, LIKE I MAKE A LOT OF MENTAL NOTES. ))
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OUT Q=


She actually pays attention to what people are buying.
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SOT 12:18:10
IN Q=

((THE TV DINNERS, THE CANNED BISCUITS, ALL THOSE THINGS.))
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By pocketing any receipts the customers don't take with them, she's compiled a list of the most common items. And it's not a pretty picture.
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SOT 12:27:25
IN Q=Bacon, salami, donuts
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=...equal in there to cut down on calories.


Susan Nork is not your typical cashier. She doesn't really need the money. She has her own business, teaching people about herbs and selling herbal products. Her husband's a successful financial planner.
NAT SOT at coffee shop


Until recently she also kept an eye on the patrons at a coffee shop in Salem... another part-time job... another chance to observe people's eating habits.
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IN Q=

((DID YOU LEARN SOMETHING YOU DIDN'T EXPECT?
(THAT)RUNS=:05 PEOPLE REALLY JUST DON'T PAY ATTENTION TO ANYTHING THEY'RE

EATING. IT'S CONVENIENT. IT'S FAST, IT'S PRETTY. IT'S GOT TO BE PRETTY.))
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RUNS=:12
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The message of her book: know what you're eating. Make sure that includes plenty of pasta, grain, beans... lots of fresh produce. And avoid pre-packaged food.
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SOT 12:22:45
IN Q=

((YOU CANNOT GO BY ADVERTISING. YOU CAN'T GO BY WHAT YOUR FRIEND SAYS WAS WONDERFUL FOR DINNER LAST NIGHT. READ THE LABELS. READ THE LABELS.))
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RUNS=:07
OUT Q=read the labels. (double out)

)) Promo
ANCHOR=Keith
(toss to Jean)
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=jmo
TAPE#Promo edit of 95-18 (Yorktown)


The prestige of visitors to Lexington keeps growing.
Former President George Bush will be speaking there tonight.
Double Boxes=Keith and Jean/Newsroom


Jean Jadhon joins us in the newsroom with more on that.
Live=Jean Full/Newsroom
SUPER=@Jean1;


Last week, former Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney spoke in Lexington.
And Dan Quayle spoke last month at Washington & Lee's Mock Convention.
Now the man both Chaney and Quayle served under will take his turn.
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VO-NAT


Former President George Bush will deliver an address at the Virginia Military Institute.
He'll be speaking under the Johnson Lecture Series.
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Double Boxes=Keith and Jean/Newsroom

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