08:25-01

7Standoff

ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-42
GRAPHIC=NONE


A young man threatened POLICE with a gun and threatened HIMSELF with a large knife before officers were able to subdue him.
It happened at a convenience store in southeast Roanoke yesterday.
Joe Dashiell has the story.
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SOT
IN Q=The fifteen year old
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=07-Sharon Richmond; :13
SUPER=07-Desire Carlisle; :22
SUPER=@Joe2; :27
SUPER=07-Tina Davis; :36
RUNS=:50
OUT Q=JD News 7


((The fifteen year- old paced the parking lot of a southeast Roanoke convenience store, holding a large knife to his wrist.
Earlier, he had pulled a gun, an air pistol that resembled a .357 magnum, and pointed it at police.
SOT 03:11:18
IN Q=I was worried

((SHARON RICHMOND: I WAS WORRIED THAT SOME OF US MIGHT GET SHOT, OR THE OFFICERS, OR THE STORE MIGHT GET SHOT UP.)) ((DESIRE CARLISLE: I THOUGHT FOR SURE HE WAS GOING TO SHOOT AND THAT THING WAS GOING TO GO THROUGH MY CAR AND HE WAS GOING TO HIT ME AND THE BABY.))
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=hit me and the baby.


That didn't happen, but the confrontation tested the patience of police and provided some anxious moments for convenience store customers.
SOT 03:16:33 TINA DAVIS
IN Q=That's the scaredest I've

((TINA DAVIS: THAT'S THE SCAREDEST I'VE EVER BEEN IN MY LIFE. YOU ALWAYS SEE SOMETHING LIKE THIS ON COPS, NOT IN REAL LIFE. YOU'RE NEVER INVOLVED IN IT.))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=never involved in it.


The incident ended with a stream of pepper spray.
There were no serious injuries, but the young man now faces charges of concealing and brandishing weapons and assault.
Joe Dashiell News 7))

7Bridge-Rescue


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-41
GRAPHIC=None


Meantime, authorities in Montgomery County worked to convince a man NOT to jump off of a bridge.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;


A 32 year- old man was threatening to take his own life yesterday.
Rescuers and family members negotiated with Waymon Smith of Radford for more than an hour to keep him from jumping off an Interstate-81 overpass at Radford exit 105.
Firefighters finally deployed a ladder truck and Smith climbed down on his own.
Sheriff's deputies took Smith into emergency custody.
He reportedly told them he wanted to commit suicide because of ongoing physical problems.
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7Hikers


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=nle
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=none


The two women hikers whose bodies were found in the Shenandoah National Park, near the Appalachian Trail, died when their throats were cut.
Authorities say they have NO suspects in the deaths of 24-year-old Julianne Williams and 26-year-old Lollie Winans, whose bodies were found Saturday.

7Mall


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=cro
TAPE# edit of valley-view 96-46 with new bites
GRAPHIC=none


Some local members of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference say Valley View Mall in Roanoke has allowed racial discrimination against shoppers... and now they are boycotting the shopping center.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The protest comes as a result of an incident involving a shopper at a mall shoe store.
25-year-old Robert Manns said he was shoved without provocation by the mall's security chief and ordered to leave after a confrontation with a shoe store employee who accused Manns of spitting at him.
Manns says his group did nothing wrong, and did not deserve to be thrown out of the mall.
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SOT 17:14:00
IN Q=I'm not a

((ROBERT MANNS: I'M NOT A LITTLE KID OUT HERE AND I WOULD NOT CARRY MYSELF IN PUBLIC AS ONE. I MEAN, I CARRY MYSELF CORRECTLY ANYTIME AND I BELIEVE THAT THE WHOLE INCIDENT WAS TOTALLY NOT PROVOKED BY US. ))
SUPER=07-Robert Manns;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=provoked by us
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VO-NAT


Manns' mother, who is an active member of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference says her group will boycott the mall.
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SOT 17:24:18
IN Q=I usually shop

((JEANETTE MANNS/SOUTHERN CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE: I USUALLY SHOP AT THE MALL FOR EVERYTHING. MY DAUGHTER AND I GO THERE REGULARLY. BUT I WILL NOT GO TO VALLEY VIEW MALL AGAIN BECAUSE THEY HAVE NOTHING THERE THAT I CAN USE IF THEY INSULT ME. ))
SUPER=01-Jeanette Manns/S.C.L.C.;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=if they insult me
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VO-NAT


The mall's acting manager denied that the incident happened the way Manns described it.
Manns swore out a warrant accusing security chief John Rutledge of assault and battery.
Rutledge charged Manns with trespassing and abusive language.
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7Weather


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


Turning now to the forecast -
The morning is going to start off foggy in some areas, but that will burn off.
The rest of the day will be sunny and warm with highs in the low 80s.
Clear skies tonight with lows in the mid 50s.
and tomorrow will be another day of sunshine.
Afternoon highs will be in the mid 80s.

55Dole


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-40
GRAPHIC=Dole


Bob Dole made an appearance with Governor Allen and Senator John Warner yesterday.
Ellen Qualls has details of Dole's visit to the Commonwealth.
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SOT
IN Q=It's a big
SUPER=03-Chester; :00
SUPER=01-Sen. Bob Dole/(R) Presidential Candidate; :05
SUPER=@Allen; :45
SUPER=@johnwarner; 1:07
SUPER=@Ellen1; 1:21
RUNS=1:35
OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Chester.



(( sot TAPE TWO 10:51:47

((SEN. JOHN WARNER: IT'S A BIG DAY FOR VIRGINIA.))
runs=:02



SOT TAPE TWO 10;36:02

((SEN. BOB DOLE: THIS IS NOT ABOUT POLITICS. IT'S ABOUT PEOPLE. IT'S ABOUT YOU. IT'S ABOUT YOUR FAMILY. IT'S ABOUT TELLING THE TRUTH. IT'S ABOUT BALANCING THE BUDGET.))
RUNS=:09


Balancing the budget.
Bob Dole, John Warner, and George Allen -- touring houses some Virginia families WISH they could buy to dramatize what a balanced budget and predicted drop in interest rates could mean to the average voter.
Dole announced for the first time here that he's scheduled a balanced budget amendment vote again for Thursday, and his departure from the Senate next Tuesday.
Which takes us back to politics.
SOT TAPE TWO 10:44:31

((SEN. BOB DOLE: I'LL BE BACK IN THE FALL. THIS IS SORT OF A NON- POLITICAL STOP TODAY. This is a good day for you Senator? SEN. JOHN WARNER: OH YOU BETTER BELIEVE IT. A PICTURE'S WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS.))
runs=:09



sot TAPE TWO 10:45:00ish

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: AND THE FACT THAT WE HAVE A PRIMARY GOING ON IN THE MIDST OF IT NATURALLY ADDS SOME SKEPTICISM, BUT DON'T AVOID THE MAIN POINT. YOU WANT ME TO SIGN THAT.))
runs=:08


The main point for Warner is fellow Republican Jim Miller would like to force him into early retirement next Tuesday.
So if a picture with Bob Dole is worth a thousand words -- one with the publicly neutral but popular Governor George Allen isn't bad either.
sot 10;53:42 TAPE TWO

((SEN. JOHN WARNER/R-VA.: WE'VE BEEN A TEAM FOR VIRGINIA. BUT I THINK QUITE PROPERLY THERE'S A LOT OF PARTY REBUILDING TO BE DONE. AND GEORGE AND I HAVE TALKED IT OVER AND I THINK IT'S BEST THAT HE STAY RIGHT THERE, NEUTRAL, UNTIL THE DAY AFTER THIS PRIMARY.))
runs=:12


And for Allen, a chance to out- charm the crowds but bolster Bob Dole's message in front of the national media.
sot 10:50:13 tape two

((SEN. JOHN WARNER: THANK YOU GEORGE. SEE YOU LATER. APPRECIATE IT. ALRIGHT. SEN. BOB DOLE: SEE YOU AT 2:15. WARNER: SEE YOU AT 2:15 LEADER I'LL BE THERE. DON'T YOU WORRY.))
runs=:07



sot 10;58;00 STANDUP TAPE TWO

((BOB DOLE WILL BE BACK IN VIRGINIA THIS WEEKEND, STUMPING FOR JOHN WARNER INSTEAD OF HIMSELF AT A BARBECUE WITH COLIN POWELL. THAT'S THE KIND OF WEEKEND BEFORE THE PRIMARY PUBLICITY JIM MILLER COULD DO WITHOUT. ELLEN QUALLS, NEWS 7, CHESTER.))
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55Abortion


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=cro
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=abortion


State employees will soon be STRIPPED of their UNrestricted abortion insurance coverage.
Under NEW rules that will take effect July 1st, workers can expect coverage for abortions under ONLY three conditions.
Those conditions are gross fetal deformity, when a woman's life is threatened, or IF a pregnancy was caused by rape or incest.

55Carroll-Administrator


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-45
GRAPHIC=Mitchell


Former Carroll County administrator Billy Mitchell is charged with 18 counts of embezzlement.
He's now FREE on BOND.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Carroll Co./File Tape;


A grand jury returned the indictments yesterday, less than three months after the board of supervisors fired Mitchell.
A county audit had uncovered discrepancies, and further state police investigation revealed about 425 thousand dollars in missing funds.
Most of the money involves a loan the Carroll Industrial Development Authority obtained for development of Magnolia Manufacturing.
Mitchell was chairman of the development authority at the time.
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55Limbaugh-Book


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-43
GRAPHIC=None


Famous radio show host Rush Limbaugh has expressed his opinions about a Bedford County court case that involves his book.
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VO-NAT


Limbaugh's book was taken from a fourth grader at Montvale Elementary School.
The situation has escalated into a court battle.
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


During a hearing on Monday, Judge James Turk indicated that the boy will not be allowed to bring the book back to class for the final week of school.
Meanwhile, Limbaugh took to the airwaves yesterdy, expressing disbelief.
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NAT SOT 12:19:13
IN Q=The judge

((RUSH LIMBAUGH/TALK SHOW HOST: THE JUDGE SAID THAT HE DOUBTED THE TEACHER WAS MOTIVATED BY AN AVERSION TO LIMBAUGH'S CONSERVATIVE BELIEFS. HOW DOES HE KNOW THIS. WHAT IS HE USING TO JUDGE THE TEACHER'S MOTIVATION? ))
SUPER=90-Courtesy: WFIR
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=motivation
ANCHOR=Beth
SS=None


The boy's father says he'll keep up the fight.
Limbaugh has vowed to help in any way.

55Weather


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


Turning now to the forecast -
Watch out for some foggy spots this morning, but then... The rest of the day will be sunny and warm with afternoon highs in the low 80s.
Expect clear conditions tonight with lows in the mid 50s.
and tomorrow will be another sunny day with highs in the mid 80s.

8Valley-View


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#96-46
GRAPHIC=NONE


Valley View Mall is accused of allowing racial discrimination against shoppers.
As a result, local members of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference are calling for a boycott.
Kimberly McBroom has the story.
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SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=07-Robert Manns; :18
SUPER=01-Jeanette Manns/S.C.L.C.; :55
SUPER=@Kimberly1; 1:27 screen right!!!
RUNS=1:30
OUT Q=McBroom, News7


(( Last Saturday night, 25- year- old Robert Manns and two friends were browsing in the Foot Locker store at Valley View Mall.
One of them made a comment about the store manager-- who overheard it and asked the three to leave.
Then the chief of security arrived to escort the group out of the mall.
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SOT 17:08:57

((ROBERT MANNS: THAT'S WHEN HE PUSHED ME AND SAID, "WE SAID LEAVE THE MALL." AND THAT'S WHEN I ASKED HIM, "I SAID, FOR WHAT CAUSE DID YOU PUT YOUR HANDS ON ME?" WE'VE DONE NOTHING WRONG. YOU'VE HAD NO CAUSE TO TOUCH ME AND I DEMAND AN APOLOGY. HE APOLOGIZED, BUT HE STILL MADE US LEAVE. ))
RUNS=:11


Manns says he doesn't feel his group provoked the incident-- but say there's tension between mall security and black patrons in general.
He filed an assault charge against the security chief- who, two days later charged Manns with trespassing and verbal abuse.
The Southern Christian Leadership Conference says Valley View has discriminated against blacks in the past-- now, the 250- member organization is calling for a boycott.
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SOT 17:21:29

((JEANETTE MANNS/SOUTHERN CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE: WE WILL NOT SHOP AT VALLEY VIEW MALL UNTIL THEY LEARN TO RESPECT US AS SHOPPERS. THEY'RE NOT FRIENDLY TO THE SHOPPERS THAT COME THERE WHEN THEY HAPPEN TO BE OF THE BLACK RACE, AND WE WILL NOT BE COMING BACK UNTIL THEY GET IT TOGETHER. ))
RUNS=:13

Pre-Pro
Valley View officials declined to comment about the accusations on camera.
But in a phone interview, Manager Mike Sullivan says he hasn't heard from the S-C-L-C and he questions their motive behind arranging a boycott without discussing it with mall management. End pre-pro
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SOT tape 2 19:58:05

((KIMBERLY MCBROOM/NEWS 7: MEANWHILE, SULLIVAN SAYS THE VALLEY VIEW DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST ANYONE-- AND SAYS HE WELCOMES THE CHANCE TO DISCUSS THE MATTER WITH THE S-C-L-C DIRECTLY.
KIMBERLY MCBROOM, NEWS 7.))
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8Boy-Hero


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#96-38
GRAPHIC=NONE


A little boy from Bedford County says says divine intervention helped him save his uncle.
Ron Jones explains.
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SOT
IN Q=What five- year- old
SUPER=03-Bedford Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Charles W. Hamm/Boy Hero; :20
SUPER=@Ron2; :30
SUPER=01-Rebecca Hawkins/Caldwell Bros. Employee; :55
SUPER=01-Linda Hamm/Charles' Mother; 1:08
RUNS=1:22
OUT Q=Ron Jones, News Seven.

(( What five- year- old Charles Hamm, Jr. did last Saturday night was pretty grown-up.
He and his uncle were travelling on a dirt road when their truck lost control and flipped down an embankment.
His uncle was knocked unconscious.
Charles thought he was asleep-- so he hit him in head with a book to wake him up.
That didn't work.
SOT 12:18:57

((CHARLES W. HAMM/BOY HERO: SO I ROLLED MY WINDOW DOWN AND I CRAWLED OUT OF IT. I WAS SMALL ENOUGH. AND WHEN I CRAWLED OUT OF IT I WAS VERY CAREFUL WHEN I WAS JUMPING OUT OF IT SO I WOULDN'T FALL ON THOSE STICKERS.))
RUNS=:12


Charles says he knew what to do because he received instructions from God.
SOT 12:20:23

((HE TOLD ME THE IDEA. AND HE TOLD ME TO GO ON AND DO IT. AND THEN I DONE IT.))
RUNS=:07


He walked up this steep dirt covered road for about...
SOT 12:28:22

((I WALKED ABOUT 10 MILES.))
RUNS=:03


Well, actually about-- a mile-- to a local business.
SOT 13:04:12

((REBECCA HAWKINS/CALDWELL BROS. EMPLOYEE: LITTLE C-W WALKED UP TO THE DOOR. HE CAME IN AND HE WASN'T CRYING OR ANYTHING HE WAS JUST RATTLING OFF THAT SOMETHING HAD HAPPENED TO HIS UNCLE.))
RUNS=:07


Rescue squad members revived his uncle, who was later treated and released.
Mom's proud.
SOT 12:27:23

((LINDA HAMM/CHARLES' MOTHER: HE SAID MOMMY I WAS THE ONLY ONE WHO HAD TO DO IT, I HAD TO DO IT. I WATCH RESCUE 9-1-1. AND HE SAID I WATCH RESCUE 911, SO PARENTS WHO DON'T WANT THEIR KIDS WATCHING THESE SHOWS IT SAVED A LIFE.))
RUNS=:11


Ron Jones, News Seven.)

8Weather


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


Turning now to the forecast -
The morning is going to start off foggy in some areas, but that will burn off.
The rest of the day will be sunny and warm with highs in the low 80s.
Clear skies tonight with lows in the mid 50s. Afternoon highs will be in the mid 80s. and tomorrow will be another day of sunshine.