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7Henry-Murder

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96=41
GRAPHIC=Murder investigation

A second person is facing charges in connection with the shooting death of a 15- year- old Henry County girl.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Martinsville;


Thirty-two old Mark Anthony (Lie-toe) Lieteau was arrested at work and charged with first degree murder, two counts of robbery and one count of attempted robbery.
The murder charge is connected to the death of 15-year old Lavina
(La-vee-nah) Scales.


The young woman was shot last fall eight times in the head.
Authorities say Lieteau (Lie-toe) did NOT pull the trigger but should be held accountable because he was allegedly there at the time of the shooting.
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1:13:07
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IN Q=There are

((LT. KIMMY NESTER/HENRY CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: THERE ARE VARIOUS ROLES. TO BE CHARGED WITH THESE OFFENSES DOES NOT MEAN THAT YOU HAD TO FIRE THE WEAPON YOURSELF OR HAVE THE WEAPON IN YOUR HAND THAT YOU SIMPLY WERE A BIG ENOUGH ROLE PLAYER IN THAT YOU KNEW WHAT WAS OCCURRING AND THAT YOU WERE A PART OF IT AND THAT YOU WERE THERE PRIOR TO IT HAPPENING. ))
SUPER=01-Lt. Kimmy Nester/Henry Co. Sheriff's Dept.; :00
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OUT Q=to it happening.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Martinsville/May 31;


Last month, 16-year old Tommy Helms pled guilty to pulling the trigger.
Authorities are now questioning a third suspect-- who's a juvenile.
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7Leftwich


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-34
GRAPHIC=NONE


A Roanoke landlord will pay more than a quarter million dollars to a former tennant whose mother and four children were killed in a house fire.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/January 20;


Patricia Leftwich sued W-T-S Incorporated, for more than one million dollars.
Now W-T-S and Jack Richards have agreed to pay her 270-thousand dollars to settle the case.
Leftwich may still file claims against the manufacturers of the space heater and the extension cord that were determined to have caused the fire.
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7Motley


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-48
GRAPHIC=motley


A lawsuit filed against Danville's Commonwealth Attorney has been thrown out of court.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville/File Tape;


The Reverend Thomas Motley had accused Bill Fuller and his assistant, James Martin, of illegally obtaining Motley's criminal record, which was then published as part of an ad in a local newspaper.
Shortly before the ad appeared, Motley was acquitted of slapping a student with a yardstick.
Fuller says the ad addressed what he said were errors in the paper's news accounts of the case.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


A Judge dismissed the case saying Fuller and Martin obtained the information legally-- through public records.
Motley says he will appeal the judge's decision and will move forward with his federal lawsuit.

7Lexington-Bus


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=jmo
TAPE#96-44
GRAPHIC=NONE


The buses are rolling again in Lexington.
After a six year Hiatus, Greyhound is back in businesses in the city..
Jay Moore has the story.
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IN Q=
SUPER=03-Lexington; :00
SUPER=01-Charlene Thompson/Classic Creations; :11
SUPER=01-Lynn Tyree/Style House; :36 Quick!!!
SUPER=@Jay1; :57
RUNS=1:11
OUT Q=Jay Moore News 7


((Greyhound buses won't be pulling into this parking lot on the outskirts of Lexington much longer.
Starting Tuesday the bus stop is moving downtown.
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SOT 5:17:04
IN Q=We started doing

((CHARLENE THOMPSON/CLASSIC CREATION: WE STARTED DOING THIS LITTLE ADVENTURE BACK IN NOVEMBER TRYING TO BECOME THE NEW TICKET AGENT FOR GREYHOUND AND IT'S ALMOST BEEN EIGHT MONTHS AND IT FINALLY WENT THROUGH.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=went through.


It took so long because City Council was concerned about traffic.
But after a public hearing last week council gave Thompson the green light to go ahead.
The old bus stop was just a small shelter and tickets had to be bought from offices out of the area.
But now tickets can be picked up from Thompson's business.
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SOT 6:05:56
IN Q=I think it'll

((LYNN TYREE/STYLE HOUSE: I THINK IT'LL BENEFIT ALL THE BUSINESSES AROUND THIS AREA. LET'S SAY THEY HAVE A TWO HOUR DELAY. THEY CAN GO SHOPPING. THEY'VE GOTTA KILL TIME SO THEY MIGHT AS WELL KILL IT IN OUR BUSINESSES.))
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OUT Q=in our businesses.


Buses will stop five times a day.
And that has some people wary of the whole idea.
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SOT 6:21:10
IN Q=Some business owners

((JAY MOORE/REPORTING: SOME BUSINESS OWNERS ARE CONCERNED THE NEW BUS STOP WILL CAUSE TRAFFIC PROBLEMS FOR THE DOWNTOWN AREA. THAT'S WHY CITY COUNCIL IS ONLY GIVING THIS A 30 DAY TRIAL RUN. THAT'S WHEN THEY'LL HAVE ANOTHER PUBLIC HEARING TO DECIDE WHETHER OR NOT THIS WILL BE A PERMANENT FIXTURE IN THE CITY OF LEXINGTON. JAY MOORE NEWS 7.))
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OUT Q=Moore, News 7.


7Weather


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NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=nle
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Taking a look now at the forecast - well the rain has finally come to end.
It's going to be partly today with highs in the 80s.
Expect temperatures to remain warm tonight with lows in the 60s.

55Clean-Water


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-43
GRAPHIC=Water Quality


The question isn't how dirty the water is-- but who pays to keep it clean.
A new report suggests Virginia taxpayers are picking up too much of the tab for industrial pollution.
The Allen administration is critical -- but acknowledges the DC advocacy group has raised some good questions.
Ellen Qualls reports.
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IN Q=The Department
SUPER=03-Smithfield; :00
SUPER=03-Richmond; :10
SUPER=01-Marie Kulick/Clean Water Action; :15
SUPER=@Ellen1; :32
SUPER=01-Becky Norton Dunlop/Va. Natural Resources Secretary; :44
SUPER=01-John Friedrich/Clean Water Action; 1:08
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OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.


(( The Department of Environmental Quality has been criticized and is now working hard with pork- producer Smithfield Foods to make it pay for the costs of polluting the Pagan River.
A new report from Washington- based Clean Water Action has the DEQ up in arms.
sot 11:32:14

((MARIE KULICK: THOSE POLLUTERS THAT POLLUTE THE MOST ... CLEAN INDUSTRIES.))
runs=:07


The group says Virginia's most toxic industries pay one tenth of the cost of water permit related functions.
That includes monitoring and cleanup of rivers.
SOT 15:43;59 STANDUP

((ONE PRESSING PHILOSOPHICAL QUESTION RAISED BY THE REPORT IS HOW CITIES LIKE RICHMOND AND LYNCHBURG WILL PAY FOR WASTEWATER TREATMENT NEEDS EXCEEDING 200- MILLION DOLLARS WITHOUT MORE HELP FROM INDUSTRIAL CUSTOMERS.))
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((BECKY NORTON DUNLOP/VA. NATURAL RESOURCES SECRETARY: LOCAL GOVERNMENTS HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO SET RATES FOR HOW THEY'RE GOING TO SET RATES...SO WHEN BUSINESSES PAY TAXES, CITIZENS ARE PAYING TAXES.))
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Clean Water Action rebuts that with Hopewell's polluting Allied Signal plant.
SOT 11:29:15

((JOHN FRIEDRICH/CLEAN WATER ACTION: AN INDUSTRY LAST YEAR WHO HAD 875- MILLION DOLLARS IN PROFITS, WHOSE CEO IS PAID 1-POINT-2 MILLION DOLLARS.))
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Clean Water Action and state officials agree -- it's up to local citizens to watch their own rates and ask who's paying for whose pollution.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

55Water-Company


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=lbe
TAPEedit of quibell with new bite #96-49
GRAPHIC=Quibell


Turning now to bottled water, it looks like the Quibell company will stay in business.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape;


But to do that, it filed for bankruptcy.
A company called Matrix Capital Markets says it will buy Quibell.
But part of the deal was that Quibell had to file for chapter 11 first.
Quibell's operations shut down in April after a dispute with its bottle supplier.
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SOT QUIBELL RAW 08:08:42
IN Q=We've gotta

((ANDY GOLDSTEIN/QUIBELL ATTORNEY: WE'VE GOTTA BRING THE EMPLOYEES BACK TO WORK, ASCERTAIN WHAT ORDERS ARE OUT THERE, BUT WE ARE HOPEFUL THAT THE PLANT WILL BE UP AND RUNNING IN A WEEK TO 10 DAYS.))
SUPER=01-Andy Goldstein/Quibell Attorney;
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VO-NAT


The bottled water company has been in our area for about 10 years.
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55Jones


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=nle
TAPE#none
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Virginia Education Association president Robley Jones takes on a new job July 1st.
Jones will become state director for Senator Chuck Robb.
He has been president of the teachers group for five years, and his term is about to expire.
He will replace Chris Bridge, who left Robb's staff May 31st to become director of intergovernmental and community relations for Newport News.
Jones will work in Robb's Richmond office.

55Disney-Ban


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=Sta
TAPE#96-40
GRAPHIC=NONE


A local church congregation says it will decide for itself whether to boycott the Walt Disney Corporation.
That after the Southern
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;

Baptist Convention called for a ban on Disney toys, movies and other products.
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SOT 10.28.56 - 10.29.08
IN Q=As Southern Baptist

((MARK WASHINGTON/PASTOR HOLLINS ROAD BAPTIST CHURCH; AS SOUTHERN BAPTIST CHURCHES WE ALL HAVE THE RIGHT TO BE ABLE TO SELF-GOVERN OURSELVES BUT THAT WOULD BE SOMETHING AS A CHURCH THAT WE WOULD CONSIDER.))
SUPER=01-Mark Washington/Hollins Road Church Pastor;
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OUT Q=we would consider
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


Convention delegates are protesting Disney's health insurance which covers employees in same sex relationships.
They are also upset over the violence in Disney owned movies such as Pulp Fiction.
But, the entertainment giant isn't backing down.
Wednesday, it issued a statement saying it would not give in to the convention's demands.
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55Weather


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


Taking a look now at the
forecast,--- it's going to be partly sunny today with highs in the 80s.


Expect temperatures to remain warm tonight with lows in the 60s.
Looking ahead, expect it to be mostly sunny through Tuesday with highs in the mid 80's and lows in the mid 60's.

8Henry-Murder


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96=41
GRAPHIC=Murder investigation


Henry County authorities have arrested a second person in connection with the murder of a 15-year old girl.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Martinsville;


32-year old Mark Anthony (Lie-toe) Lieteau was arrested at work yesterday and charged with first degree murder, two counts of robbery and one count of attempted robbery.
The murder charge is connected to the death of 15-year old Lavina
(La-vee-nah) Scales.


The young woman was shot last fall eight times in the head.
Authorities say Lieteau (Lie-toe) did NOT pull the trigger but should be held accountable because he was allegedly there at the time of the shooting.
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1:13:07
SOT
IN Q=There are

((LT. KIMMY NESTER/HENRY CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: THERE ARE VARIOUS ROLES. TO BE CHARGED WITH THESE OFFENSES DOES NOT MEAN THAT YOU HAD TO FIRE THE WEAPON YOURSELF OR HAVE THE WEAPON IN YOUR HAND THAT YOU SIMPLY WERE A BIG ENOUGH ROLE PLAYER IN THAT YOU KNEW WHAT WAS OCCURRING AND THAT YOU WERE A PART OF IT AND THAT YOU WERE THERE PRIOR TO IT HAPPENING. ))
SUPER=01-Lt. Kimmy Nester/Henry Co. Sheriff's Dept.; :00
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=to it happening.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Martinsville/May 31;


Last month, 16-year old Tommy Helms pled guilty to pulling the trigger.
Authorities are now questioning a third suspect-- who's a juvenile.
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8Motley


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-48
GRAPHIC=motley


A Circuit Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against Danville's Commonwealth Attorney.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville/File Tape;


The Reverend Thomas Motley had accused Bill Fuller and his assistant, James Martin, of illegally obtaining Motley's criminal record, which was then published as part of an ad in a local newspaper.
Shortly before the ad appeared, Motley was acquitted of slapping a student with a yardstick.
Fuller says the ad addressed what he said were errors in the paper's news accounts of the case.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


Judge Kenneth Covington dismissed the case saying Fuller and Martin obtained the information legally-- through public records.
Motley says he will appeal the judge's decision and will move forward with his federal lawsuit.

8Patricia-Leftwich


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-34
GRAPHIC=NONE


Two-hundred 70-thousand dollars is the settlement reached between a Roanoke landlord and one of his former tennants.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/January 20;


Patricia Leftwich sued W-T-S Incorporated, for more than one million dollars after the house she was renting went up in flames killing her mother and four children.
Leftwich may still file claims against the manufacturers of the space heater and the extension cord that were determined to have caused the fire.
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8Nichols


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-39
GRAPHIC=Nichols, Charles


No blue ribbon for a champion deer hunter.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


State officials say 36 year old Charles Nichols bought 11 point antlers and thick fur from a Montana retailer and then placed them on a deer he killed in Virginia.
He then entered the buck in a Roanoke county contest and took first prize.
Nichols pled guilty to a game fraud charge in Roanoke County Circuit Court.
His hunting privileges were revoked for five years.
As part of the plea agreement, prosecutors asked that Nichols serve 100 hours of community service but he COULD get up to ten years in jail.
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SOT 10:54:14
IN Q=I think

((JIM CRUMLEY/TREBARK OUTFITTERS: I THINK MR. NICHOLS IS FORTUNATE THAT HE DIDN'T GO IN FRONT OF A JURY OF HIS HUNTING PEERS BECAUSE HE WOULD HAVE FAIRED MUCH WORSE PROBABLY THAN WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN WITH THE LEGAL SYSTEM OF THE STATE. ))
SUPER=01-Jim Crumley/Trebark Outfitters;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=of the state
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VO-NAT


Nichols faces similar charges in five other counties.
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8Prison-Guards


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GRAPHIC=Virginia State Seal


State prison officials say last year's turnover among Virginia prison guards was the worst in seven years.
Turnover topped 18 percent, the highest since at least 19-88.
The Corrections Department is looking at ways to improve guard jobs, including higher pay in areas with high costs of living.
Prison Director Ronald Angelone says turnover is always high in a profession that offers few encouraging words and the constant threat of assault.

8Weather


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


Taking a look now at the
forecast,---


Summertime is settling in.
It's going to be a warm day, close to 90 degrees, with very little possibility of rain.
Expect temperatures to remain warm tonight with lows in the 60s. mid 80's and lows in the mid 60's. Looking ahead, expect it to be mostly sunny thru Tuesday with highs in the