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HEADLINES

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VO-NAT


Roanoke County firefighters battle a brush fire on Buck Mountain.
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And President Clinton prepares to sign a 160 billion dollar spending bill that will keeping the government running for the rest of the fiscal year. wx-head
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live-head
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News 7 Mornin' is next.

Fire


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NEWSCAST=Mornin'
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# edit of 96-35
GRAPHIC=Brush Fire


A brush fire burned several acres of land on Buck Mountain in Roanoke County last night.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Last Night;


The blaze broke out a little before dark behind the Brandon Woods Subdivision.
Property owner Donnie Blankenship credits firefighters with their quick response time.
The wind caused problems for firefighters, and the location of the fire made it difficult to get to.
Using a bulldozer the Department of Forestry surrounded the blaze with a fire line.
Blankenship says a bottle of butane was found at the scene.
No word yet whether investigators believe that started the fire.
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Plunkett


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-25
GRAPHIC=Police Shooting


Two police officers who shot and killed a Roanoke man in March will not face criminal charges.
Prosecutor Don Caldwell says he believes the two were justified in their use of deadly force.
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VO-NAT


35 year old Edwin Plunkett was shot and killed on the night of March 24th.
SUPER=03-Roanoke/March 24;


Police officers were sent to the home on Cherry Hill Circle to investigate a complaint of domestic abuse.
Plunkett had been drinking and he resisted the officers' attempts to arrest him.
When Plunkett pulled a rifle from behind the front door, Caldwell says the officers had reason to fear for their lives.
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IN Q=I don't know of course

((DON CALDWELL: I DON'T KNOW OF COURSE WHAT MISTER PLUNKETT'S TRUE INTENTIONS WERE, BUT WHEN YOU BRANDISH A WEAPON AT POLICE OFFICERS, YOU TAKE A TREMENDOUS RISK. AND I DON'T BELIEVE AND I DON'T THINK THE GENERAL PUBLIC BELIEVES THAT IT'S INCUMBENT UPON THE POLICE OFFICERS TO GUESS AS TO WHAT MR. PLUNKETT'S INTENTIONS WERE.))
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ANCHOR=Melanie
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Plunkett's family or fiancee could pursue a civil case, but there was no indication yesterday whether or not they plan to file a lawsuit.

Deputies


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=jmo
TAPEedit of #96-21
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D-N-A tests indicate twins born to a Roanoke woman were not fathered by either of two Roanoke Sheriff's deputies the woman claims raped her.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/May 1995;


In May of last year, Larry Dean Neighbors, the Second, and David Keith Bell were charged with sexual assault.
Ronlyn Eaton says she was raped by the two men after they gave her a ride home from a bar.
Both deputies were off duty.
In December, Eaton gave birth to twins.
The case was scheduled to go on trial this week but was delayed awaiting the paternity test results.
No new date has been set.
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BUDGET


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
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GRAPHIC=Clinton


President Clinton will sign the budget accord into law this morning.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Capitol Hill/Yesterday;


The House and Senate passed the brokered deal yesterday.
The final spending bill totals 160 billion dollars-- and is seven months late.
Enactment of the measure ends one year of partisan conflict which caused two government shutdowns.
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ISRAEL


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
TAPE# net
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Amid continued indications a deal to end the fighting between Israel and Hezbollah guerrillas is near, Secretary of State Warren Christopher is on his way back to Syria.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Jerusalem/Yesterday;


Earlier this morning in Israel, he held a breakfast meeting with Prime Minister Shimon Peres.
In Syria Christopher will again talk with President Hafez Assad.
U-S officials say there's just a single issue holding up a truce agreement.
For 16 days now Israel has been attacking Muslim guerrilla positions in Lebanon, in an attempt to stop the guerrillas from rocketing northern Israeli villages.
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1-Sports


ANCHOR=Melanie
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WRITER=cro
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In sports -- Roanoke's new soccer team is introduced.
Roy Stanley takes a look.
Good morning Roy.
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FORD


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The Ford motor company is launching the largest recall ever by an american car-maker.
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VO-NAT


The problem: a defect in the ignition system that is being blamed for hundreds of fires.
More than eight million vehicles are affected.
Sources at Ford say the total cost of the recall could top 200 million dollars.
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Philip-Morris


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-32
GRAPHIC=Philip Morris


The world's biggest cigarette maker brought its key shareholders to the heart of Virginia yesterday.
But with them- came those who own a single share- They are demanding a say in the industry they criticize.
Philip Morris C-E-O Geoffrey Bible was not fazed.
He says business is booming and the company is "morally right" and will prevail.
As Ellen Qualls reports, we can't show you what he said, because cameras and microphones were banned from the meeting.
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SUPER=03-Chesterfield Co./Yesterday; :00
SUPER=01-Anne Morrow Donnelly/Anti-Smoking Shareholder; :11
SUPER=01-Greg Connolly/Anti-Smoking Shareholder; :27
SUPER=01-Helen Erwin/Shareholder; :52
SUPER=01-Frank Trevillian/Shareholder; :57
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(( The protestors were at the front gate.
But behind the dark glass, more were inside.
Having bought one share of stock, they annually attend these meetings and speak out.
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((ANNE MORROW DONLEY/ANTI-SMOKING SHAREHOLDER: IT'S ALWAYS INTERESTING TO ME WHEN A PRESIDENT OF A COMPANY TRIES TO SAY THAT HE IS NOT HIDING BEHIND ANYTHING, BUT THEN HE REFUSES TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS AS HE DID TODAY. REFUSES TO PROVIDE ANY VIDEOTAPE TO THE PRESS OR TO THE PUBLIC.))
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((GREGORY CONNOLLY/ANTI-SMOKING SHAREHOLDER: I WAS SURPRISED BY THE HARDNESS AND THE HARD LINE OF MR. BIBLE. I THINK THE COMPANY HAS SERIOUS PROBLEMS WITH THE PUBLIC, WITH FEDERAL AUTHORITIES, WITH LITIGATION. AND HE'S DIGGING THE TRENCHES IN.))
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But by and large, the other shareholders are proud of the company.
The world's most popular cigarette just keeps cranking out the profits.
So they don't really mind the health activists who dominate the meetings.
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((HELEN ERWIN/SHAREHOLDER: NO THAT'S JUST PART OF THE PAGEANTRY OF THE MEETING. PART OF THE FUN OF IT.))
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((FRANK TREVILLIAN/SHAREHOLDER: I'M IN IT FOR MONEY. SAME REASON EVERYBODY ELSE IS IN IT. NOW SOME PEOPLE WOULD LIE TO YOU.))
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As for the recent Philip Morris whistleblowers, Geoffrey Bible says it's foolish to respond anywhere but in the court room.
The retired scientists who worked just next door at the research center are telling federal prosecutors that the company routinely regulates nicotine levels to keep smokers addicted.
Bible says he won't be baited into over-reacting.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Chesterfield County.))

Quibell


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-34
GRAPHIC=Quibell


The Quibell Corporation of Roanoke is probably the only soft drink company actually headquartered in our area.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


Lately it's run into some hard times.
Andrew Goldstein, the company's attorney, says Quibell's production has come to a halt because of a disagreement with the supplier that makes the unique bottle Quibell uses.
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Wednesday;


Right now Quibell has only a skeleton staff, down from its seasonal high of about 40 people.
But its president says this is only a temporary problem.
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SOT FROM QUIBELL TAPE YESTERDAY 12:44:54 turn up ch 2 mike all-the-way!
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((RONALD QUIBELL/QUIBELL PRESIDENT: THERE'S NOTHING GOING ON. WE'RE STILL CONTINUING WITH THIS BUSINESS. So you're gonna stay in business? QUIBELL: OH YES!))
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VO-NAT


Quibell says backlog orders for its products have actually never been higher.
Goldstein says there's enough inventory in the hands of its distributors to keep its shelf space full in stores.
The company expects to be in full operation and shipping again by early next month.
Goldstein says Quibell anticipates increasing employment to its previous level or even higher than it was before.
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2-scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
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WRITER=cro
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In sports --
John Starks drilled six of New York's 17 three-pointers as the Knicks opened the N-B-A postseason with a romp at Cleveland.
Let's take a look at the scoreboards.
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SUPER=96-New York/106/Cleveland/=83//Atlanta/=92/Indiana/=80;
SUPER=96-Utah/110/Portland/102//Houston/=87/LA Lakers/=83;



SUPER=103-Boston/==6/Florida/==2//Philadelphia/==4/Tampa Bay/==1;
SUPER=103-Toronto/==5/St. Louis/==4//Colorado/==5/Vancouver/==4;


Apple-Orchard-Falls


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#96-39
GRAPHIC=take a hike


There's a hiking route for almost everyone to Apple Orchard Falls in Botetourt County. Different routes to the falls offer a wide variety of physical challenges.
A number of streams converge in this area, so a stream is often within sight of the trial... no matter what route one takes.
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SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Russ MacFarlane/Forester; :12
SUPER=01-Pat Egan/Glenwood District Ranger; :55
SUPER=01-Mike Smith/Birder; 1:28
SUPER=01-Jim Ayers/Birder; 1:54
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Open with natsot of stream and rushing water
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((The sound of the rushing water engulfs the environment as you hike the trail to Apple Orchard Falls. cover some of this bite with video.
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((RUSS MACFARLANE/FORESTER: THE BLUE RIDGE IS VERY WET. WE HAVE A NUMBER OF STREAMS THROUGH THIS DRAINAGE AND THE STREAMS COVER QUITE A BIT OF ELEVATION SO WE HAVE QUITE A NUMBER OF LITTLE CASCADES FALLING INTO POOLS AND QUITE PICTURESQUE AND MOSS COVERED ROCKS AND SUCH. ))
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Several trail heads lead to the falls. production here
The shortest trail begins at the The Sunset Field Overlook near milepost 78 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. production out
This route is one mile round trip and is easy enough for all ages to enjoy although it is challenging in places.
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((BETH MYER: THE TRAIL GETS STEEP AND ROCKY AS YOU GET CLOSER TO THE FALLS. IT'S BEST TO WALK SLOWLY AND WATCH YOUR FOOTING. ))
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... But the effort is worth the view at the top.
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((PAT EGAN/GLENWOOD DISTRICT RANGER: THE ONE SPECIAL THING IS THE WATER. THE FALLS IS SCENIC. THE STREAM FOLLOWS THE LENGTH OF THE TRAIL MOST OF THE WAY. TO SEE THE SCENIC QUALITY OF THE WATER IT'S A VERY PRETTY TRAIL. ))
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OUT Q=very pretty trail.

Hikers will see a variety of wildlife including deer, wild turkeys, salamanders and squirrels. The featured species in the area is the neo- tropical migratory song birds. These birds spend winters in Central and South American and migrate here for the warmer months.
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((MIKE SMITH/BIRDER: ONCE YOU'RE INTO THE GOOD SPRING MIGRATION THERE WILL BE ANY NUMBER OF SPECIES PRESENT. A LOT ARE DIFFICULT TO SEE ONCE FOLIAGE IS OUT. ))
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OUT Q=foliage is out.

For those interested in siting birds, binoculars are a must... Most can be seen high in the trees during the early morning hours. If you are hiking later in the day, you may not see as many birds, but video of nest in tree if you're lucky, you'll see a nest or two.
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IN Q=A lot of these

((JIM AYERS/BIRDER: A LOT OF THESE BIRDS ARE MIGRATING THROUGH HERE A LOT STOP HERE. IN THE NORTH CREEK AREA, THERE ARE OVER 20 SPECIES OF WOOD WARBLERS ALONE WHO BREED IN THIS PARTICULAR AREA. ))
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The one mile round- trip hike will take a family less than two hours. Maps and directions for longer hikes to the falls are available through the National Forest Service. ))
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2HEADLINES


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


Roanoke County firefighters battle a brush fire on Buck Mountain.
A bottle of butane reportedly was found at the scene although it has NOT been determined as the cause of the blaze.
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VO-NAT


President Clinton prepares to sign a 160 billion dollar spending bill that will keeping the government running for the rest of the fiscal year.
Both Houses of Congress approved the bill yesterday.
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VO-NAT


And today marks the tenth anniversary of the world's worst nuclear accident at the Chernobyl plant in Ukraine.
We'll talk with a Lynchburg native who has been there.
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And that's what's making news on this Friday April 26th.
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Clinton


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
TAPE# net
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President Clinton will sign compromise legislation this morning that ends the 19-96 budget battle.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Capitol Hill/Yesterday;


The House and Senate passed the brokered deal yesterday.
The final spending bill totals one-hundred and 60- billion dollars-- and is seven months late.
Enactment of the measure ends one year of partisan conflict which caused two government shutdowns.
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CAR-DROWNING


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=drowning


A Canadian man has been charged with manslaughter following a freak car accident that killed his five year old daughter and critically wounded his three year old son.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Coupeville, WA/Yesterday;


Washington state authorities say the children were trapped insided their parents' car after it rolled down a boat ramp and into a saltwater strait.
Police are waiting for the results of blood tests to see if drugs or alcohol played a role in the accident.
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Serial-Killer


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
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There's more information about a series of unsolved murders in the Richmond area.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports four women killed since the start of the year were strangled.
The newspaper also says that at least three of the 19 women killed since 19-90 were found in their bathtubs.
All of the women were aged 55 and older.
A special task force has been set up to investigate.

Pitts-Murders


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#None
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Danville police are looking for a suspect in a fatal shooting yesterday.
29-year old Sandra Deshazo was found lying in the street near a car. She had been shot once in the chest.
Meanwhile, police did make an arrest in a murder Wednesday night in the town of Hurt.
17-year old Margueritte Whitfield was shot with a small caliber handgun, at the Pine Acres Trailer Park.
22-year old David Lee Jones was charged with her murder.

Liberty-Beating


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-30
GRAPHIC=legal scales


Two teens charged with beating a fellow student in Bedford County this month had their day in juvenile court.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford/Yesterday;


Witnesses testifying yesterday gave conflicting accounts of the fight that took place at Liberty High School April 4th.
Prosecutors had sought to have the 17 year old charged in the assault tried as an adult, but a judge refused to transfer the case to circuit court.
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((DIRK PADGETT/BEDFORD CO. ASST. PROSECUTOR: NATURALLY SOME DISAPPOINTMENT WITH THE COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, BUT I UNDERSTAND THE JUDGE IN THIS CASE HAS TO BE MORE OF A SOLOMON. AND HE HAS TO LOOK AT THE JUVENILE AND HE HAS TO LOOK AT THE FACTS OF THE CASE, AND I CAN'T DISAGREE WITH THIS DECISION, WHICH IS NOW THE PARAMETERS OF THE LAW THAT WE HAVE TO DEAL WITH. ))
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VO-NAT


Judge Phillip Wallace also agreed to release both teens on bond until their cases are heard on June 18th.
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3-Sports


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WRITER=cro
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Turning now to sports -- Roy Stanley has highlights of the Salem Avalanche win last night.
Good morning Roy.
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Birthdays
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Three-Larry


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TAPE#M96-4 Waltons
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(Live Interview)



SUPER=15-Larry Dowdy;



SUPER=13-Audrey Hamner/Dogwood Festival Guest;
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SUPER=13-Mike Gilmore/President;
SUPER=13-Jake Gilmore/Director of Publicity;



SUPER=11-Vinton;



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Brush-Fire


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin'
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-35
GRAPHIC=Brush Fire


Several acres of land on Buck Mountain in Roanoke County were scorched by a brush fire last night.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Last Night;


The blaze broke out a little before dark behind the Brandon Woods Subdivision.
The owner of the property credits firefighters with their quick response time.
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SOT 9:18:01
IN Q=Within 10 minutes

((DONNIE BLANKENSHIP/PROPERTY OWNER: WITHIN 10 MINUTES OF THE TIME WE GOT HER THE FIREFIGHTERS SHOWED UP AND IT SEEM LIKE THEY CAME IN FROM ALL DIRECTIONS. THEY RAKE THE COMBUSTION MATERIAL BACK AND THEY DID A GREAT JOB.))
SUPER=01-Donnie Blankenship/Property Owner;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=did a great job.
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VO-NAT


The wind caused problems for firefighters.
And the location of the fire made it difficult to get to.
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SOT 9:56:25
IN Q=These are some logging

((DAVID HOGAN/CLEARBROOK VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPT.: THESE ARE SOME LOGGING ROADS WE'RE USING. IT'S NOT VERY ACCESSIBLE SO THAT HINDERED US SOME. ))
SUPER=01-David Hogan/Clearbrook Volunteer Fire Dept.
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=us some.
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VO-NAT


Using a bulldozer, the Department of Forestry surrounded the blaze with a fire line.
Blankenship says a bottle of butane was found at the scene.
No word yet whether fire officials believe that started the fire.
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Edwin-Plunkett


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-25
GRAPHIC=Police Shooting


Prosecutor Don Caldwell says two police officers who shot and killed a Roanoke man in March were justified, and will not face criminal charges.
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VO-NAT


35 year old Edwin Plunkett was shot and killed on the night of March 24th.
SUPER=03-Roanoke/March 24;


Police officers were sent to the home on Cherry Hill Circle to investigate a complaint of domestic abuse.
Plunkett had been drinking and he resisted the officers' attempts to arrest him.
When Plunkett pulled a rifle from behind the front door, Caldwell says the officers had reason to fear for their lives.
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IN Q=I don't know of course

((DON CALDWELL: I DON'T KNOW OF COURSE WHAT MISTER PLUNKETT'S TRUE INTENTIONS WERE, BUT WHEN YOU BRANDISH A WEAPON AT POLICE OFFICERS, YOU TAKE A TREMENDOUS RISK. AND I DON'T BELIEVE AND I DON'T THINK THE GENERAL PUBLIC BELIEVES THAT IT'S INCUMBENT UPON THE POLICE OFFICERS TO GUESS AS TO WHAT MR. PLUNKETT'S INTENTIONS WERE.))
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RUNS=:24
OUT Q=Mr. Plunkett's intentions were.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


Plunkett's family or fiancee could pursue a civil case, but there was no indication today whether or not they plan to file a lawsuit.

Bell-Neighbor


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=jmo
TAPE#96-21
GRAPHIC=None


D-N-A tests indicate twins born to a Roanoke woman were not fathered by either of two Roanoke Sheriff's deputies the woman claims raped her.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/May 1995;


In May of last year, Larry Dean Neighbors the Second, and David Keith Bell were charged with sexual assault.
Ronlyn Eaton says she was raped by the two men after they gave her a ride home from a bar.
Both deputies were off duty.
Bell's attorney says this will only strengthen his client's case.
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SOT 3:23:40
IN Q=I think this

((TONY ANDERSON/BELL'S ATTORNEY: I THINK THIS IS JUST ANOTHER OBSTACLE SHE WILL HAVE IN TERMS OF HER CREDIBILITY. IT'S ANOTHER AREA WE WILL USE TO ATTACK HER CREDIBILITY. IT'S WHAT WE'VE SAID FROM DAY ONE IN THE DEFENSE OF MR. BELL AND MR. NEIGHBORS.))
SUPER=01-Tony Anderson/Bell's Attorney;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=and Mr. Neighbors.
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VO-NAT


In December, Eaton gave birth to twins.
The case was scheduled to go on trial this week but was delayed awaiting the paternity test results.
No new date has been set.
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Chernobyl


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
TAPE#96-38
GRAPHIC=none


Today is the tenth anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear accident, the worst nuclear disaster in world history.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


The World Health Organization says five million people were affected by the disaster.
The anniversary was punctuated yesterday by the accidental release of a small amount of nuclear material by a worker.
SUPER=04-Amateur Video;


Meantime, a minister from Lynchburg says he's been to Chernobyl 14 times.
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IN Q=The place at first
SOT 02:46:11

((GEORGE JONES/MINISTER:THE PLACE AT FIRST SEEMS TO BE QUITE NORMAL. THERE'S NO 500-POUND CRICKETS OF 200-POUND CHICKENS OR ANYTHING LIKE THAT, BUT THERE IS THIS SENSE OF DEATH ALL AROUND YOU. THIS SENSE OF BEING DESERTED. IT'S A VERY LONELY QUIET PLACE, PARTICULARLY THE CITY OF PRIPYAT, WHICH ONCE HELD 67-THOUSAND PEOPLE-IS NOW A GHOST TOWN AND SOME OF THE WORKERS OF THE ZONE-THEY'RE SOME 12-THOUSAND OF WORKERS STILL IN THE ZONE. THEY REFUSE TO WORK IN THE PLACE BECAUSE THEY SAY IT'S HAUNTED.))
SUPER=01-George Jones/Christian Fellowship Ministries Int'l;
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OUT Q=IT'S HAUNTED.
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VO-NAT


Jones will talk more about his experiences in Chernobyl during a special interview today on News 7 at Noon.
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4-scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=Hillcats


In Carolina League action --
Lynchburg and
SS=avalanche

Salem both came out winners last night.
Let's take a look at the scoreboards.
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SUPER=93-Lynchburg/==8/Winston-Salem/==5//Salem/=14/Kinston/==4;



SUPER=91-Milwaukee/==6/California/==5//Minnesota/=11/Detroit/==1;
SUPER=91-Boston/==8/Texas/==3//White Sox/==4/Seattle/==3;
SUPER=91-Cleveland/==4/NY Yankees/==3//Oakland/==4/Toronto/==3;
SUPER=91-Baltimore/==3/Kansas City/==2;



SUPER=92-NY Mets/==9/St. Louis/==3//Montreal/==8/Cincinnati/==4;
SUPER=92-San Francisco/==8/Atlanta/==0//Florida/==4/Pittsburgh/==1;
SUPER=92-Philadelphia/==7/Colorado/==1//San Diego/==8/Chi Cubs/==3;
SUPER=92-Los Angeles/==6/Houston/==4;