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7L'burg-Murder

ANCHOR=Beth
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TAPE#96-37
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A man from Georgia is dead after being shot outside a Lynchburg night club early this morning.
Police searching for suspects.
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VO-NAT
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It happened around two outside the Glass House restaurant on Wards Road.
Police were called for a disturbance there and minutes later a man was shot in the hallway outside the night club by an unknown assailant.
Witnesses say the two men had been arguing prior to the shooting.
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((CMDR. EUGENE WINGFIELD/LYNCHBURG POLICE: IT APPEARS AS THOUGH AN ARGUMENT AND A FIGHT TOOK PLACE ON THE LOWER LEVEL OF THIS POD MALL AT 3000 WARDS ROAD, WHICH INVOLVED THE VICTIM. AT SOME POINT DURING THIS STRUGGLE, SEVERAL GUNSHOTS WERE FIRED.))
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26- year- old Edwin T. Bradley of College Park, Georgia was shot once in the chest and died later at Lynchburg General Hospital.
No arrests have been made.
The Glass House also was the scene of Lynchburg's first murder of 1996, when Robert Allen was shot to death there January 21st.
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7Day-Bodies


ANCHOR=Beth
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TAPE#96-46
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The son of a Roanoke couple found his parents dead in their Day Avenue apartment yesterday.
Police are still trying to figure out just what happened to 59-year-old Manfred Woody and his 42-year-old wife, Wanda.
Scott Prince has more.
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(( Manfred and Wanda Woody were described as a quiet couple.
Now friends and family are in an uproar over their deaths.
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((MALCOLM WOODY/VICTIMS' SON: I JUST HOPE THEY FIND THE PERSON THAT KILLED THEM. BECAUSE, GOD HELP ME, IF I FIND THEM IT'S ALL OVER FOR THEM. DO YOU KNOW WHAT I'M SAYING? 'CAUSE SOMEBODY COME IN AND KILL MY FATHER AND MOTHER LIKE THAT!? THAT'S ALL I'VE GOT TO SAY. IF THEY DON'T FIND THEM-- IF I FIND THEM FIRST-- IT'S OVER WITH. ))
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It was Malcolm Woody who found his parents dead in the kitchen of their Day Avenue apartment.
Police say he walked a few blocks to a relative's home and called 911.
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((WOODY: THEY WERE JUST LYING THERE DEAD. BLOOD AND STUFF COMING OUT. REPORTER: THEY WERE BLEEDING? WHERE WERE THEY BLEEDING FROM? WOODY: FROM THEIR HEAD. ))
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Police confirm that Wanda Woody suffered a blow to the head... but say her husband had no obvious injuries.
Authorities also believe that an argument took place in the vicinity of the Woody home shortly before the deaths were reported... but they don't think there was a struggle in the kitchen.
Malcolm Woody told police he was asleep before discovering the bodies... and heard nothing.
At this point the causes of death have not been determined.
Police are still waiting for both autopsy results.
Scott Prince, News- 7.))

7Kennel


ANCHOR=Beth
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TAPE#96-34
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Veterinarians in Pulaski County are nursing 31 dogs and cats back to health. They were taken from the Solid Rock Kennel.
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Sheriff's deputies seized the animals when they executed a search warrant at the kennel Tuesday.
The operators, Terry Weaver and Annette Jenkins are charged with 31 counts each of cruelty to animals.
The vet caring for 29 of the cats and dogs now says many of them are undernourished and infested with worms.
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((RANDY VAUGHN/VETERINARIAN: SO WHAT WE'RE DOING IS JUST CARING FOR THEM, TRYING TO GET THEM BACK IN SHAPE SO THAT WHEN THEY ARE ALLOWED TO BE ADOPTED WE CAN FIND SUITABLE HOMES FOR THEM. ))
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Weaver has said the kennel was a ministry of his Emmanuel Independent Non-denominational Christian Church.
The church and kennel had closed. Authorities believe Weaver and Jenkins have left the state.
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7Weather


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Turning now to the forecast -
The sun will continue to shine today, but there is a chance of an afternoon thunderstorm.
Highs will be in the mid 80s.
Tonight will be partly cloudy with the chance of rain still in the forecast.
Expect temperatures to be in the low to mid 60.
Tomorrow will be partly sunny with a chance of rain.
Highs will be in the mid 80s.

55L'burg-Murder


ANCHOR=Beth
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TAPE#96-37
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An early morning shooting outside a Lynchburg night club has left one man dead and police searching for suspects.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/This Morning;


It happened around 2:00 outside the Glass House restaurant on Wards Road.
Police were called for a disturbance there and minutes later a man was shot in the hallway outside the night club by an unknown assailant.
Witnesses say the two men had been arguing prior to the shooting.
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SOT 5:00:32
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((CMDR. EUGENE WINGFIELD/LYNCHBURG POLICE: IT APPEARS AS THOUGH AN ARGUMENT AND A FIGHT TOOK PLACE ON THE LOWER LEVEL OF THIS POD MALL AT 3000 WARDS ROAD, WHICH INVOLVED THE VICTIM. AT SOME POINT DURING THIS STRUGGLE, SEVERAL GUNSHOTS WERE FIRED.))
SUPER=01-Cmdr. Eugene Wingfield/Lynchburg Police; :00
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OUT Q=gunshots were fired.
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VO-NAT


26- year- old Edwin Bradley of College Park, Georgia was shot once in the chest and died later at Lynchburg General Hospital.
No arrests have been made.
The Glass House also was the scene of Lynchburg's first murder of 1996, when Robert Allen was shot to death January 21st.
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55Brian-Sowers


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=jmo
TAPE#96-35
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Mystery surrounds the death of a Patrick Henry High School student.
Yesterday, 17- year- old Brian Sowers died from an UNdiagnosed illness.
He went into the hospital last month with a temperature of 106 point- 4.
Jay Moore has the story.
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(( Brian Sowers was an active member of the Vinton community.
He passed away after spending four weeks in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Community Hospital.
The pastor of his church remembers him as a friend to all.
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((CHARLES HOFFLER/WAVERLY PLACE BAPTIST CHURCH PASTOR: LARGER THAN LIFE, A STRONG YOUNG MAN. OUTGOING, NEVER MET A STRANGER. JOKING AROUND HE JUST LIKED PEOPLE AND HE LIKED TO GIVE HIMSELF TO PEOPLE.))
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Wallace Cundiff also has fond memories of Brian.
He says the death has not only stunned him but the community as well.
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((WALLACE CUNDIFF/CUNDIFF DRUG: THE UNUSUAL THING ABOUT THIS, IT'S BEEN THREE WEEKS AND STILL NO ONE CAN IDENTIFY WHAT'S WRONG.))
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Unfortunately, the family doesn't have any health insurance.
So the business leaders of Vinton have stepped in to help.
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((RICK FOUTZ/VINTON POLICE CHIEF: VINTON IS A CLOSE NIT COMMUNITY AND WHEN SOMEONE IS IN NEED THEY ALWAYS COME THROUGH AND THEY'RE GOING TO COME THROUGH THIS TIME.))
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A fund has been set up at NationsBank for anyone who wants to make a donation.
In Vinton, Jay Moore, News 7.))
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Blood samples have been sent to the Disease Control Center in Atlanta, Georgia and to several other labs to try to determine the cause of death.

55Wythe-Fatal


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An elderly Tennesee woman has died following an accident in Wythe County.
It happened yesterday afternoon near the 60 mile marker on Interstate 81.
Police say 70-year-old Ruth Neal of Tazwell was a passenger in a vehicle that ran OFF the road and hit a TRUCK.
They say the driver of the car fell asleep at the wheel.

55Filing


ANCHOR=Beth
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A federal judge has ruled that Virginia's ballot-access laws are UNconstitutional.
Judge Jackson Kiser said the state has a filing deadline that is TOO EARLY for independents who want to get on the Senate ballot.
The deadline is NEXT Tuesday, but Kiser ordered the state to extend it to NO more than 90 days before the election.
Attorneys for the state said the ruling will be appealed.
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VO-NAT
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The case was brought by George "Tex" Wood, a Patrick County teacher and would-be independent candidate for the Senate.
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55Democratic-Convention


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State Democrats are about to choose their party nominee. The State Democratic Convention opens tonight in Hampton.
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The party will nominate northern Virginia businessman Mark Warner as its Senate candidate.
Warner won the endorsement yesterday of his former rival, former northern Virginia congresswoman Leslie Byrne.

55Weather


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Turning now to the forecast -
The sun will continue to shine today, but there is a chance of an afternoon thunderstorm.
Highs will be in the mid 80s.

8ACCIDENT


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A tractor trailer accident on route 220 south at route 40 is blocking traffic.
The Franklin County Sheriffs Department says one man is trapped and life Guard ten has been called to transport the victim.
Deputies say expect traffic to be conjested for at least another hour, and maybe longer.

8Murder


ANCHOR=Beth
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TAPE#96-40
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A FATAL shooting in Lynchburg this morning. Police are searching for suspects.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/This Morning;


Police were called to a disturbance at the Glass House restaurant around 2:00.
That's where a man had been shot once in the chest during an argument in the hallway outside the night club.
He died after being transported to Lynchburg General Hospital.
He's been identified as 26- year- old Edwin Bradley of College Park, Georgia.
Investigators are still talking with witnesses, but no arrests have been made.
This is the second fatal shooting at the Glass House this year.
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8Day-Bodies


ANCHOR=Beth
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TAPE#96-46
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Police are trying to determine how a a Roanoke couple died in their home in southwest Roanoke.
The bodies of 59-year old Manfred Woody and his 42-year old wife Wanda, were discovered yesterday morning in their Day Avenue apartment.
Scott Prince has details.
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SUPER=01-Malcolm Woody/Victims' Son; :08
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(( Manfred and Wanda Woody were described as a quiet couple.
Now friends and family are in an uproar over their deaths.
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SOT 16:42:42
IN Q=I just

((MALCOLM WOODY/VICTIMS' SON: I JUST HOPE THEY FIND THE PERSON THAT KILLED THEM. BECAUSE, GOD HELP ME, IF I FIND THEM IT'S ALL OVER FOR THEM. DO YOU KNOW WHAT I'M SAYING? 'CAUSE SOMEBODY COME IN AND KILL MY FATHER AND MOTHER LIKE THAT!? THAT'S ALL I'VE GOT TO SAY. IF THEY DON'T FIND THEM-- IF I FIND THEM FIRST-- IT'S OVER WITH. ))
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It was Malcolm Woody who found his parents dead in the kitchen of their Day Avenue apartment.
Police say he walked a few blocks to a relative's home and called 911.
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SOT 16:42:26
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((WOODY: THEY WERE JUST LYING THERE DEAD. BLOOD AND STUFF COMING OUT. REPORTER: THEY WERE BLEEDING? WHERE WERE THEY BLEEDING FROM? WOODY: FROM THEIR HEAD. ))
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Police confirm that Wanda Woody suffered a blow to the head... but say her husband had no obvious injuries.
Authorities also believe that an argument took place in the vicinity of the Woody home shortly before the deaths were reported... but they don't think there was a struggle in the kitchen.
Malcolm Woody told police he was asleep before discovering the bodies... and heard nothing.
At this point the causes of death have not been determined.
Police are still waiting for both autopsy results.
Scott Prince, News- 7.))

8Danville-Cop


ANCHOR=Beth
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TAPE#96-37
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A federal jury could hear the case of a former Danville police officer who's suing the city's police department for more than five million dollars.
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VO-NAT
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Jeffrey Williams claims he was fired in 1994 for bringing to light allegations of police misconduct.
Williams says the department routinely harasses black citizens and creates a hostile working environment for its black police officers.
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((BILL HICKLIN/WILLIAMS' ATTORNEY: YES WE DO INTEND TO BACK UP THE SPECIFICS ON BOTH SIDES, IN FACT THERE'S A LONG- STANDING CODE OF SILENCE IN THE DANVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT, JEFFREY WILLIAMS IS CERTAINLY NOT THE ONLY COP WHO'S RUN AFOUL OF IT BY TRYING TO COME FORWARD WITH INFORMATION OF MISCONDUCT.))
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Judge Jackson Kiser indicated yesterday he would allow the lawsuit to move forward based on the alleged violations of civil and constitutional rights.
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8Mason-Dixon


ANCHOR=Beth
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WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-38
GRAPHIC=news 7 poll;


A new poll gives Senator John Warner a strong lead over Jim Miller.
But the News 7 survey also suggests turnout in Tuesday's republican primary will be a significant factor.
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For the FIRST time in the campaign, Warner's support among likely voters has climbed above 50 percent.
The poll gives the incumbent a lead of 16 percentage points over Miller, with only ten percent of those surveyed still UNdecided.
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ANCHOR=Beth
SS=HOLD


Warner's support is strongest among voters who do NOT traditionally vote in republican nominating elections.
So analysts say bad weather on Tuesday could be Jim Miller's BEST hope for overtaking Warner at the polls.

8Weather


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Turning now to the forecast - It's going to be another sunny day. Highs will be in the mid 80s.