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ANCHOR=Keith

The NEWS is up next on W-D-B-J- -7.
A convicted killer charged with murder again ...in Wythe County.
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V/O-NAT
High water and hail create havoc in far southwest Virginia... 70 families left homeless.
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Sports-Head
ANCHOR=Mike


Tonight in sports, Cave Spring comes back to shatter Glass in regional softball action, Magic Johnson is contemplating another comeback,
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and the Orioles are contemplating playing Cal Ripken Jr. at third for one of the few times in his 15 year career tonight as the O's play in Seattle.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
SS=None


How long has this be goin on? Five days of rain will break out after tomorrow but temperatures stay cool. Show you why in a moment.

Wythe-Murder


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


A Wythe County man is facing murder charges for the second time.
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Police say 54-year-old, Ronald Lloyd Sutphin (SUT-FIN), shot 31-year-old Tony Ray Dunford early this morning in the suspect's home in Ivanhoe.
The victim died five hours later in the hospital from a gunshot wound to the stomach.
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((SHERIFF WAYNE PIKE/WYTHE CO.: WE'RE STILL LOOKING INTO THE EVENTS SURROUNDING THE INCIDENT UP TO THE TIME IT HAPPENED SO RIGHT NOW WE DON'T HAVE A CLEAR PICTURE OF THAT. ))
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Sutphin was convicted of second degree murder in Grayson County in 1974, but was released after serving less than seven years.
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((SHERIFF WAYNE PIKE/WYTHE CO.: US CODE SECTIONS THAT DEALS WITH PEOPLE WHO HAVE VIOLENT CRIMINAL HISTORIES AND WE'LL BE LOOKING AT THIS INDIVIDUAL TO LOOK AT THOSE CHARGES ALSO.))
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Sheriff Pike says Sutphin has a history of other violent crimes, besides the previous murder conviction.
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Roanoke-Supervisors


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=jda
TAPE#96-37
GRAPHIC=Roanoke County Seal/Education


The Roanoke County Board of Supervisors may not see eye to eye with the school board, but today the Supervisors did approve a school budget approaching 80 MILLION dollars.
Double Boxes=Keith and Joe/Microwave


Joe Dashiell reports from the county administration center where there were a few complaints, but no opposition this afternoon.
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Miller


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=Sta
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=Jim Miller


With just two weeks remaining before their primary showdown, Republican challenger Jim Miller today labelled Senator John Warner a liberal and criticized him for supporting gun control and tax hikes.
Miller's campaign begins running an anti-Warner radio commercial tomorrow.
In the spot Miller reminds voters about Warner's refusal to support fellow Republicans Oliver North and Mike Farris during their political campaigns.
Senator Warner's campaign debuted its own set of commercials earlier this month.

Warner


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-34
GRAPHIC=None

WIPE/WIPE/WIPE
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


A leading Southside lawmaker campaigned on Warner's behalf this afternoon in Danville after foggy weather kept Virginia's Senior Senator grounded elsewhere.
Republican Charles Hawkins says Warner has what it takes to represent the Southside, because he understands the important role agriculture plays.
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((CHARLES HAWKINS:MANY, MANY PEOPLE ARE CRITICAL OF THE SENATOR FOR VARIOUS THINGS THAT TOOK PLACE IN OTHER CAMPAIGNS, BUT THAT'S OTHER CAMPAIGNS, WE'RE TALKING ABOUT THIS CAMPAIGN, RUNNING FOR US SENATOR TO REPRESENT THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, WE HAVE TO LOOK AT ELECTION BY ELECTION TO MAKE SURE WE PUT IN NOT ONLY THE MOST QUALIFIED PEOPLE WE HAVE BUT ALSO THE MOST ELECTABLE PEOPLE WE HAVE. ))
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ANCHOR=KEITH
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Hawkins says Warner's the only Senator in Washington he knows of who has an agriculture background.

Flooding


ANCHOR=khu
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=Sta
TAPE#96-29
GRAPHIC=Flooding


Heavy rains forced about 70 families in far Southwest Virginia to leave their homes yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Dante;


Severe weather damaged about 120 homes in Russell and Dickenson counties.
Hail was also reported in the area.
One resident said it looked like snow covering the ground.
The local chapter of The American Red Cross has set up a emergency center in the area.
They're offering clothing and groceries to families whose belongings were washed away by flood water.
They are also providing temporary shelter for those left homeless.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE


Still to come on News 7 at Six--
Some tips for older citizens about how to avoid being a crime victim.
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And it's a tough job--dealing with death every day--so why would anybody want to be a Medical Examiner?
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((THIS IS A CONTROVERSIAL PROFESSION. UNLIKE MEDICINE IN GENERAL, WE NEVER BRING ANYBODY GOOD NEWS.))
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We'll talk with Doctor David Oxley about his job and show you the very latest in forensic technology.
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Medical-examiner


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


It's harder to get away with murder these days.
Advances in micro-biology and the science of forensic pathology are catching up with criminals.
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((They're not all criminal investigations, but about 650 dead bodies a year pass through the new forensic science building.
Whenever there's a question about how and why someone died, the remains are brought here from 35 western Virginia counties... 15 independent cities.
The facilities are spacious, high-tech, state of the art wizardry.
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((11:32:05 PEOPLE CAN'T GET AWAY WITH THINGS THEY ONCE DID, JUST BECAUSE THIS IS JUST SO MUCH MORE SOPHISTICATED.
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11:32:25 WE LIKE TO THINK THAT THAT'S TRUE. THAT IT WOULD BE HARDER TO GET AWAY WITH, SAY, A MURDER, NOW THAN IT MIGHT HAVE BEEN 20, 30, 40 YEARS AGO. AND IT IS.
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The chief medical examiner for our half of the state says he's doing the same job he was doing downtown in cramped quarters for decades. Only now it's better and with greater confidence, he says.
Like the rest of the building- -the morgue itself has plenty of room for expansion... four tables, no waiting.
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(((question) WOULD YOU ACTUALLY DO FOUR AUTOPSIES AT ONCE? NO, BUT WE QUITE OFTEN DO TWO AT ONCE. DR. MASSELLO WORKS DOWN AT THIS END, AND I WORK AT THIS END.))
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Two stories up... a skylight- -provides natural light for autopsy photographs.
David Oxley could retire right now. But he won't. He loves his work and has waited his entire career for this.
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((IT'S PROBLEM SOLVING, MEDICAL DETECTIVE WORK, IF YOU WILL. THAT PART OF IT I ENJOY. THAT'S WHAT KEEPS ME GOING.))))
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ANCHOR=Keith


Some days Oxley performs as many as six or seven autopsies a day. New Year's Day LAST year he and Bill Massello did TEN. The average is about two a day.

Banks


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-32
GRAPHIC=Bank Robbery


A Lynchburg man charged with robbing a downtown bank last fall had his day in court this morning.
Police say 29 year old Charles Banks and another man walked into the First Virginia Bank on Main Street November 30th and demanded money.
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Banks and his accomplice were running from the building when a dye pack in their bag of money exploded.
Police recovered all of the stolen cash at the scene.
Banks was convicted in court this morning.
He'll be sentenced July 12th.
The second suspect, who police have not identified, is still at large.
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Optical-Cable


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-45
GRAPHIC=None


Optical Cable continues to hook up with new customers in the midst of Wall Street's frenzy over shares of its stock.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./File Tape;


The Roanoke County company has won a contract, potentially worth half a million dollars, to supply fiber optic cable to Kobe (ko-BAY) Steel.
The news didn't boost Optical Cable's price per share though.
The stock was trading as high as 138 dollars last week.
But it slid for the second straight day, dropping 13 points to close at 78 dollars a share.
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First-Union


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-40
GRAPHIC=First Union


Six months ago the chief economist from one of the nation's largest banks predicted the Dow Jones Industrial Average would soon drop three or four hundred points.
That didn't happen.
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SUPER=03-New York, NY;


But while visiting Roanoke today, David Orr of First Union says the Dow is still due for a 10 or 15- percent correction.
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((DAVID ORR/FIRST UNION ECONOMIST: NOW I'VE BEEN TALKING ABOUT THAT FOR THE LAST YEAR OR SO AND IT HASN'T HAPPENED BECAUSE THE UNDERLYING GUSHER OF MONEY THAT'S POURING INTO THE MUTUAL FUNDS AND 401K'S FROM WHAT WE WOULD CALL THE BABY BOOMERS IS OVERWHELMING ANY OF THE NORMAL CYCLICAL IMPULSES THAT THESE INDUSTRIES HAVE.))
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=First Union


There are other indices that are followed more closely these days, but the Dow has been around the longest.
Today Wall Street celebrated its 100th birthday.

Stocks


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


The stock market began the trading week with a sharp loss. The Dow dropped 53 points, closing at 57 hundred nine. NASDAQ was down more than 11 points.
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Motley


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-43
GRAPHIC=Thomas Motley


A judge today ruled a former Danville school teacher can NOT drop a civil suit filed against Danville's lead prosecutor.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville/File Tape;


The Reverend Thomas Motley wanted to dismiss the Danville Circuit Court case against Bill Fuller and his Assistant James Martin in order to proceed solely in federal court.
Motley sued Fuller and Martin after they bought an ad in a local newspaper which detailed Motley's prior criminal record.
Motley claims the prosecutors did so as a way to vent their frustration after a jury acquitted him of slapping a student with a yardstick.
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ANCHOR=KEITH
SS=None


Fuller denies the allegation, saying he bought the ad to address what he saw as inaccuracies that had appeared in the paper concerning the case.
The case will be heard June 13th.

Salt


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


Police experts say when it comes to crime the elderly are often easy targets.
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SUPER=03-Covington;


Now some senior citizens in Covington have joined forces with local police to do something about it.
The citizens have formed a group called SALT-- "Seniors and Lawmen Together."
They're taking classes ranging from identifying scam artists to personal self defense.
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((SGT. S.C. HAYNES/COVINGTON POLICE: AND THIS IS A REAL GOOD OPPORTUNITY FOR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES TO BECOME ACQUAINTED WITH THEIR SENIOR CITIZENS AND KNOW THEM A LOT BETTER. WE CAN LEARN ABOUT THEIR INDIVIDUAL PROBLEMS AND IT HELPS US DEAL WITH THEIR PROBLEMS ON A MUCH MORE PERSONAL BASIS.))
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Experts say some seniors are victims of scam artists because they are too trusting.
But these SALT participants say they will be on guard.
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((ALEXANDER TYLER/SALT COUNCIL CHAIRMAN: CONTRACTORS COME AROUND AND THEY PUT PRESSURE ON THE SENIOR CITIZENS TO DO WORK THAT SHOULD NOT BE DONE. SO WE'RE TRYING TO INFORM THEM WHAT NOT TO DO.))
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The Salt Council has been around almost a year and meets once a month.
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Sports Tease


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


Coming up tonight in sports, could Magic be coming back again?
Did the rain finally finally give the regional high school playoff action a break?
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And are these people really playing golf in the showroom of a car dealership?
All the answers and much more coming up tonight in sports.
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S-Ripken


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-4
GRAPHIC=RIPKEN


Baseball's Iron Man Cal Ripken Jr, will likely be moving over in the infield tonight when the O's meet the Mariners in Seattle.
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Ripken has played two thousand and 200 straight games for the Orioles, with the majority of those coming at shortstop.
But manager Davey Johnson says tonight he likely will quit talking about moving Ripken to third, and go ahead and make the switch.
if it happens Manny Alexander will take over shortstop.
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S-NCAA


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=NCAA BASEBALL


The NCAA division three baseball tourney will not end tonight afterall.
Cal-Lutheran beat both William Patterson and Bridgewater State today, to advance to the title game,but NCAA rules prohibit a team from playing three games in one day.
Lutheran and Patterson will play for the title tomorrow at noon at Salem Memorial stadium.

S-Softball


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=SMA
TAPE#=S6-6
GRAPHIC=Softball


Tha Cave Spring Lady Knight waited until the final at bat with two outs to finally come to life and win their Northwest region softball quarterfinal game with E.C. Glass.
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The game was postponed yesterday due to rain and resumed this afternoon in the top of the 4th inning with Glass out in front 7-4 at Darrell Shell Field.
Trailing 7-6, senior Kari Whitney stepped to SUPER=34-Cave
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the plate with 2 outs and the bases loaded. She connects on a base hit that plates Marissa Abbey and Carey Fair. Cave Spring advances to the Northwest Region semifinals with the 8-7 victory.
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ANCHOR=MIke
SS=Hold softball


Cave Spring will play the winner of the Franklin County/Albemarle game tomorrow at 3:30 at Darrell Shell Field.

S-Magic


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Kent
TAPE#=S6-8
GRAPHIC=Magic Johnson


Just when you thought Magic Johnson disappeared from the courts for good, he may be making another reappearing act.
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The Associated Press reports that two teams in Italy may be interested in the services of the Magic man, plus a team in Argentina also has voiced some interest.
Johnson returned for a third stint with the Los Angeles Lakers this season after a 4-and-a-half absence from the team.
He re-retired after the Lakers were eliminated from the first round of the playoffs last month.
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S-Tennis


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-9
GRAPHIC=FRENCH OPEN

First round action at the French Open tennis championships continued today in Paris, and there was one big upset.
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Jennifer Capriati, who was making her first appearance in Paris since 1993 when she made the quarterfinals was stopped in the first round by China's JING CHENG YEE.
The straight set loss was 6-3 and 7-5.
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S-Golf


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-12
GRAPHIC=Golf


The Memorial Day weekend weather wasn't exactly conducive for playing golf unless you happened to be in Radford where several hundred golfers not only played - BUT played for free.
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Nat Sound ((No, that's not a cat box and yes, these people are swinging a golf club that hard inside!
Welcome to the Oldsmobile Golf academy, a traveling training, teaching pro shop on wheels that uses old fashioned technology Nat Sound Bridge of Instructor
and some high Tech computer technology to help people improve their golf games on the spot. ((STEVE MORRIS/PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR:))
For the past year, the Oldsmobile academy with the help of associate sponsors like Top Flite, has been canvasing the country turning Olds dealership showrooms into makeshift courses.
Harvey's in Radford played host to the caravan for the first two days of this week, and even the owner drove his swing in for a tune up. ((GEORGE HARVEY/OWNER - HARVEY'S IN RADFORD:))
The academy is looking to expand on the 120 stops it made in its first year partially because of its popularity and largely because it's proven itself as an effective tool for selling cars.)) ((STEVE MORRIS/PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR:)) ((GEORGE HARVEY:)) Wx-Tape
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Earles-Tree


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-44
GRAPHIC=None


Two trees were planted today at a Danville Middle School in memory of two classmates killed in a traffic accident.
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The trees were planted at Edwin Gibson Middle school.
12- year old Jami Earles and her 10- year old brother, James were killed in a car accident at the intersection of Elizabeth Street and Route 265.
Their death has been especially hard on the children's classmates-- one child wrote a poem.
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((TIFFANY LONG: I ASKED WHY DID HE DIE BECAUSE IT HURTS WHEN LIKE PEOPLE DIES AND STUFF LIKE THAT. STANCIL JACKSON:IT MEANS A LOT TO ME BECAUSE JAMES WAS A GOOD FRIEND TO ME, HE WAS ALWAYS A FRIEND FROM KINDERGARTEN ALL THE WAY THROUGH FOURTH. I SAW HIM ONE DAY AND HE WAS GONE THE NEXT AND IT MADE ME FEEL BAD BECAUSE I COULDN'T SEE HIM ANYMORE. ))
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The children raised the money to buy the trees.
A plague will be placed nearby.
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Promo
ANCHOR=Keith
(toss to Jean)
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#None


First, a baseball stadium-- now a golf course?
Salem may be enhancing its reputation as a sports- minded city.
Double Boxes=Keith and Jean/Newsroom


Jean Jadhon joins us in the newsroom with more on that.
Live=Jean Full/Newsroom
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Keith, they're not sure yet whether the idea will be on par with residents.
But tonight Salem city council is meeting to hear plans for a municipal golf course.
The proposed site would be in Mowles Spring Park-- on the city's west side.
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and sports tonight on News 7 at 11. We'll have details about the proposal-- plus all the latest news, weather,