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7Charlotte-Fatal

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


A Cullen man was killed yesterday when the pick-up he was driving ran into another vehicle.
It happened yesterday on Route 47 in Charlotte County.
Police say 89- year- old Luke Hamlet pulled out in front of a van.
Hamlet died at the scene.

7Tillman


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-35
GRAPHIC=Plane crash


Searchers have found the flight data recorder from ValuJet Flight 5-92.
Today they hope to locate the voice recorder.
It is submerged somewhere in the muck of the Florida Everglades where the plane crashed Saturday killing 109. One of the victims was Lynchburg resident, Roosevelt Tillman.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :02


For the past eight months Tillman was the Navy recruitment supervisor for Central and Southwestern Virginia.
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SOT 12:33:24
IN Q=Even on

((JOHN DORSETT/U.S. NAVY: EVEN ON YOUR WORST DAY... IF HE WAS TO WALK IN IT WOULDN'T TAKE ANY TIME. HE'D HAVE THE OFFICE SMILING. JUST ON TOP OF THE WORLD. THAT QUICK. ))
SUPER=01-John Dorsett/U.S. Navy;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=that quick
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VO-NAT


Dorsett says high ranking naval officers chose Tillman to head up the Lynchburg office.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


Tillman was originally from South Florida.
He was in Miami visiting friends and family.

7Showalter


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#96-33
GRAPHIC=state police investigation


State police hope a new, enhanced sketch of the suspect connected to the disappearance and murder of 25 year old Alicia Showalter Reynolds will yield new leads in the case.
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VO-NAT


The Baltimore doctoral student was abducted two months ago on a highway in Culpeper County-- apparently by a man posing as a Good Samaritan.
Her body was found last week.
Police say they have a good composite drawing of the suspect.
They say he made contact with numerous women who were driving on Route 29.
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SOT 12:06:10
IN Q=There are at least

((LUCY CALDWELL/STATE POLICE SPOKESPERSON: THERE ARE AT LEAST TWENTY WOMEN WHO HAVE HAD CONTACT WITH HIM. SEVERAL OF THEM SPENT SOME CONSIDERABLE TIME WITH HIM AND THEY WERE EXTREMELY HELPFUL. THEY'VE ALL SAID THAT THIS PORTRAIT IS AN EXTREMELY LIKELY CANDIDATE OF WHO IT IS.))
SUPER=01-Lucy Caldwell/State Police Spokesperson;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=of who it is.
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VO-NAT


The sketch shows a square-faced man with reddish hair and a green plaid shirt.
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7Optical-Cable


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-34
GRAPHIC=None


Optical Cable has won a contract that could mean up to three million dollars to the Roanoke County company.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./File Tape;


The University of Rhode Island picked Optical Cable as a supplier for a large project it's starting.
The school will connect 95 of its buildings by fiber optic cable.
The cable will give students better access to a variety of data banks.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=None


Optical Cable has taken part in a number of other large scale projects.
It's products are in places like the Three-M Corporation's national headquarters, The Chrysler Technology Center, and Denver's new airport.


7City-Council


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#96-42
GRAPHIC=Roanoke Seal


Meantime, in Roanoke a 152-million dollar budget is approved.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Night;


City council last night approved the budget for the new fiscal year-- starting July first.
Funding for a rental inspection program and automated trash collection was also okayed.
Meanwhile, Councilman Mac McCadden's idea to make council nominations non-partisan was supposed to be the subject of a public hearing.
But no one showed up.
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SOT 19:08:36
IN Q=A person

((MAC MCCADDEN/ROANOKE CITY COUNCILMAN: A PERSON SHOULDN'T HAVE TO CARE WHETHER THE PERSON THAT REPRESENTS THEM IS A REPUBLICAN OR A DEMOCRAT TO HAVE THEIR TRASH PICKED UP OR HAVE A ZONING ORDINANCE CHANGED. THAT'S NOT NECESSARY. I THINK OUR CITIZENS DESERVE TO VOTE FOR THE BEST QUALIFIED CANDIDATE. ))
SUPER=@McCadden;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=best qualified candidate
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TALENT=Melanie
SS=HOLD


But McCadden says the lack of speakers at the hearing shows that voters are apparently happy with the current nomination process.

7Bell-Atlantic


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Bell Atlantic


Hooking up the nation's schools and libraries to the Internet could mean an extra 25 to 35 cents on your monthly phone bill.
An executive with Bell Atlantic proposes adding such a surcharge to finance the installation of high tech equipment to get everyone connected.
The Bell Atlantic executive calls this the fastest, fairest and least expensive way to give everyone Internet access.

7Weather


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=nle
TAPE#
GRAPHIC=


Turning now to the forecast -
It's going to be mostly sunny today with highs in the upper 60s.
Clouds will move in tonight, along with more cold temperatures.
Expect lows to drop near 45 degrees.
Showers move in tomorrow, with highs near 65.

55Homeless-Shelter


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#edit of 96-41
GRAPHIC=NONE


Roanoke's Rescue Mission was packed last night.
A fire at a homeless shelter and the unseasonably cold temperatures made it a busy night.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday;


The blaze broke out yesterday at the Salavation Army Shelter.
It was confined to one room with eight beds-- but other parts of the building suffered smoke and water damage.
The shelter was closed last night-- and that added about 50 additional people to the Roanoke Rescue Mission.
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SOT 21:08:50
IN Q=We were informed

((TERRY BROWN/ROANOKE CITY RESCUE MISSION: WE WERE INFORMED EARLIER THAT THE SALVATION ARMY WAS GOING TO BE SENDING SOME PEOPLE, SO WE KIND OF KNEW IN ADVANCE, SO WERE WERE PREPARED FOR THAT. ))
SUPER=01-Terry Brown/Roanoke City Rescue Mission;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=prepared for that
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Officials have not yet determined the cause of the fire at the Salvation Army-- but hope to re- open it today.
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55Trailer-Fire


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-43
GRAPHIC=fire


Meantime, a fire in Lynchburg destroyed a trailer home late last night.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Last Night;


The blaze at 2-07 Terry Court was reported at about 11.
Crews arrived to find the trailer engulfed in flames... it took them about fifteen minutes to bring the fire under control.
A man living in the trailer was not home when the blaze broke out.
A neighbor was treated for smoke inhalation.
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55Sweet-Briar


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=Sta
TAPE#96-39
GRAPHIC=None


Elisabeth Showalter Muhlenfeld will become the ninth president of Sweet Briar College in Amherst.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-Courtesy: Sweet Briar College;


She will follow Barbara Ann Hill who will retire as head of the women's college at the end of this academic year.
Muhlenfeld is Dean of Undergraduate studies at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida.
She'll take office at Sweet Briar in August.
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55Ashe-Statue


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=nle
TAPE#edit of 95-111
GRAPHIC=NONE


The first concrete has been poured for the Richmond monument to tennis champion Arthur Ashe.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


Crews worked yesterday on the base and wall for the planned display along the city's Monument Avenue.
The monument is scheduled to be unveiled July 10th, which would have been Ashe's 53rd birthday.
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55Army-Dog


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#96-31
GRAPHIC=SPCA


A soldier's lost dog has created quite a dilemna for Roanoke.
Beth Myer has the story of Pugsy, and how the S-P-C-A may have to take on the military bureaucracy to send him home.
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SOT
IN Q=Pugsy's been at
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :03
SUPER=01-Al Alexander/Roanoke SPCA; :23
SUPER=@Beth2; 1:02
RUNS=1:11
OUT Q= Beth Myer, News 7, Roanoke.

(( "Pugsy" 's been at the pound since April 24th when animal control picked him up in the 3-thousand block of Sunrise in Northwest Roanoke. The SPCA traced his rabies tag back to Ft. Lewis, Washington... and his owner Randy Fair. Fair is in the Army and is now stationed somewhere in Germany. Staffers think Pugsy must have slipped away from whomever was watching him for Fair.
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51 55 00 - 52 11 00
SOT
IN Q=Certainly, Pugsy

((AL ALEXANDER/ROANOKE SPCA: CERTAINLY PUGSY DIDN'T WALK FROM WASHINGTON TO ROANOKE SO SOMEONE HAD TO BRING HIM HERE. PERHAPS FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF MR. FAIR AND DIDN'T KNOW TO LOOK HERE AT THE POUND BUT PUGSY IS WAITING TO GET BACK HOME. ))
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=get back home.


But here's the dilemma: Since Alexander is not a family member, the army can not help him get a hold of Fair in Germany.
He says the Red Cross can't help either because this is not an emergency situation.
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IN Q=Pugsy's about

((AL ALEXANDER/ROANOKE SPCA: PUGSY'S ABOUT 7-8 YEARS OLD. HE OTHER THAN ALLERGIES, PUGSY'S IN GREAT SHAPE.))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=in great shape.


He's also housebroken and sits on command. If the owner's don't claim him, he'll be up for adoption in about ten days. Beth Myer, News 7, Roanoke.))


55Weather


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=nle
TAPE#
GRAPHIC=


Turning now to the forecast -
It's going to be mostly sunny today with highs in the upper 60s.
Clouds will move in tonight keeping the overnight temperatures above freezing. Lows will be in the mid 40s.
Tomorrow there's a 50 percent chance of showers by afternoon. Temperatures will be in the mid 60s.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms are in the forecast through Saturday with afternoon highs slowly warming to the mid 80s by Friday.

8Charlotte-Fatal


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=cro
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=none


An accident in Charlotte County has killed an elderly man.
It happened yesterday on Route 47.
Police say 89- year- old Luke Hamlet of Cullen was driving a pickup that pulled out in front of a van.
Hamlet died at the scene.

8Salvation-Army


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#edit of 96-41
GRAPHIC=NONE


A fire at the Salvation Army forces some homeless people to seek refuge at another Roanoke shelter.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday;


The fire struck the facility yesterday.
It was confined to one room with eight beds-- but other parts of the building suffered smoke and water damage.
The shelter was closed last night-- and that sent some 50 additional people to the ROANOKE RESCUE MISSION.
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SOT 21:08:50
IN Q=We were informed

((TERRY BROWN/ROANOKE CITY RESCUE MISSION: WE WERE INFORMED EARLIER THAT THE SALVATION ARMY WAS GOING TO BE SENDING SOME PEOPLE, SO WE KIND OF KNEW IN ADVANCE, SO WERE WERE PREPARED FOR THAT. ))
SUPER=01-Terry Brown/Roanoke City Rescue Mission;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=prepared for that
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Officials have not yet determined the cause of the fire at the Salvation Army-- but hope to re- open it today.
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8Roosevelt-Tillman


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-35
GRAPHIC=Plane crash


The crash of ValuJet Flight 5-92 strikes close to home in Lynchburg. The jet crashed Saturday and is buried in the muck of the Florida Everglades.
109 people were killed and one of the victims was Lynchburg resident Roosevelt Tillman.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :02


For the past eight months Roosevelt Tillman was the Navy recruitment supervisor for Central and Southwestern Virginia.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 12:33:24
IN Q=Even on

((JOHN DORSETT/U.S. NAVY: EVEN ON YOUR WORST DAY... IF HE WAS TO WALK IN IT WOULDN'T TAKE ANY TIME. HE'D HAVE THE OFFICE SMILING. JUST ON TOP OF THE WORLD. THAT QUICK. ))
SUPER=01-John Dorsett/U.S. Navy;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=that quick
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VO-NAT


Dorsett says high ranking naval officers chose Tillman to head up the Lynchburg office.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


Tillman was originally from South Florida.
He was in Miami visiting friends and family.

8Showalter


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#96-33
GRAPHIC=state police investigation


State Police hope a new, more detailed sketch of a man suspected of abducting and killing 25-year old Alicia Showalter Reynolds will result in more leads in the case.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The Baltimore doctoral student was abducted two months ago on a highway in Culpeper County-- apparently by a man posing as a Good Samaritan.
Her body was found last week.
Police say they have a good composite drawing of the suspect.
They say he made contact with numerous women who were driving on Route 29.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 12:06:10
IN Q=There are at least

((LUCY CALDWELL/STATE POLICE SPOKESPERSON: THERE ARE AT LEAST TWENTY WOMEN WHO HAVE HAD CONTACT WITH HIM. SEVERAL OF THEM SPENT SOME CONSIDERABLE TIME WITH HIM AND THEY WERE EXTREMELY HELPFUL. THEY'VE ALL SAID THAT THIS PORTRAIT IS AN EXTREMELY LIKELY CANDIDATE OF WHO IT IS.))
SUPER=01-Lucy Caldwell/State Police Spokesperson;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=of who it is.
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VO-NAT


The sketch shows a square-faced man with reddish hair and a green plaid shirt.
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8City-Council


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#96-42
GRAPHIC=Roanoke Seal


Roanoke City council approves a 152-million dollar budget.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Night;


The budget is for the new fiscal year-- starting July first.
Funding for a rental inspection program and automated trash collection was also okayed.
Meanwhile, Councilman Mac McCadden's idea to make council nominations non-partisan was supposed to be the subject of a public hearing.
But no one showed up.
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SOT 19:08:36
IN Q=A person

((MAC MCCADDEN/ROANOKE CITY COUNCILMAN: A PERSON SHOULDN'T HAVE TO CARE WHETHER THE PERSON THAT REPRESENTS THEM IS A REPUBLICAN OR A DEMOCRAT TO HAVE THEIR TRASH PICKED UP OR HAVE A ZONING ORDINANCE CHANGED. THAT'S NOT NECESSARY. I THINK OUR CITIZENS DESERVE TO VOTE FOR THE BEST QUALIFIED CANDIDATE. ))
SUPER=@McCadden;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=best qualified candidate
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TALENT=Melanie
SS=HOLD


But McCadden says the lack of speakers at the hearing shows that voters are apparently happy with the current nomination process.

8Weather


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=nle
TAPE#
GRAPHIC=


Turning now to the forecast -
It's going to be mostly sunny today with highs in the upper 60s.
Clouds will move in tonight keeping the overnight temperatures above freezing. Lows will be in the mid 40s.
Tomorrow there's a 50 percent chance of showers by afternoon. Temperatures will be in the mid 60s. with afternoon highs slowly warming to the mid 80s by Friday. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are in the forecast through Saturday