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7Savino

ANCHOR=Melanie
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TAPE#96-48
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SUPER=19-Melanie Moon;


A man who pleaded guilty to killing his male love was put to death last night.
Joseph Savino died by lethal injection.
The U-S Supreme Court rejected two final appeals from Savino yesterday.
Ellen Qualls has more from the Greensville Correctional Center.
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IN Q=He pleaded guilty
SUPER=03-Bedford Co./May 1989; :00
SUPER=03-Jarratt/December 1990; :06
SUPER=03-Jarratt/Last Night; :15
SUPER=01-Tammy Brown/Greensville Correctional Center; :20
SUPER=01-Sonja Barisic/Media Witness; :38
SUPER=01-Joe Savino, Sr./Savino's Father; :56
SUPER=@Ellen2; 1:09
RUNS=1:19
OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Jarratt.


(( He pleaded GUILTY to the murder of his former lover, Tom McWaters, in 1988.
He'd wanted a swift execution in 1990 -- but changed his mind.
He attempted suicide with a drug overdose in prison two years ago.
Joe Savino's life was finally taken by the state -- despite late hour legal wrangling.
sot 14:13:19

((TAMMY BROWN: DEATH WAS PRONOUNCED BY THE ATTENDING PHYSICIAN AT 11:22PM. NO COMPLICATIONS WERE NOTED.))
runs=:09


Apparently there were complications.
It took the execution team 15 minutes to find a vein in the self-admitted drug addict's arm to support the lethal injection needle.
SOT 14:25:50

((SONJA BARISIC/MEDIA WITNESS: HE MADE A BRIEF FINAL STATEMENT IN WHICH HE SAID HE WAS SORRY FOR WHAT HAPPENED TO TOM MCWATERS, BUT THAT HE DID NOT KILL MR. MCWATERS. ...LOVED THEM.))
RUNS=:11


Joe Savino's father came to this execution, hoping for a last minute stay.
He says the result did NOT end the family's suffering.
SOT 11:51:24 TAPE ONE

((JOE SAVINO, SR./SAVINO'S FATHER: I DON'T KNOW OF ANYONE EVEN IN SICKNESS THAT IF YOU LOSE A FAMILY MEMBER THAT IT'S A RELIEF. YOU ALWAYS HOPE FOR SOMETHING ELSE TO HAPPEN. IT'S NOT A RELIEF. NO.))
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Joe Savino's body is the 32nd Virginia has carried from the death chamber since the reinstatement of the death penalty.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Jarratt.))

7Orren


ANCHOR=Melanie
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TAPE#96-59
GRAPHIC=Orren


A Roanoke man will spend at least six years behind bars for a string of arson fires in the city.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/January 26, 1996;


Yesterday, 20- year- old Phillip Vincent Orren pled guilty to six counts of arson.
In January, Orren was charged with setting fire to a Patterson Avenue home, while someone was asleep inside.
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TALENT=Melanie
SS=Phillip Orren


As a result of a plea agreement, Orren received a 35 year prison sentence with all but six years suspended.
He'll be on probation for ten years.

7Donnelley


ANCHOR=Melanie
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TAPE#96-47
GRAPHIC=Donnelley


A publishing company is once again investing in the Commonwealth by building its third facility in the state.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


R.R. Donnelly specializes in graphics and printing.
And, despite the popularity of the internet and the world wide web, company executives say there's still a future in the printed word.
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SOT 14.24.24 - 14.24.39
IN Q=We find that

((STEPHAN CARTER/R.R. DONNELLEY; WE FIND THAT OFTEN TIMES TYPES OF BUSINESSES ACTUALLY EXPAND IN BOOKS. WIRED MAGAZINE WHICH IS ONE OF THE WEB MAGAZINES ACTUALLY JUST CAME OUT WITH A BOOK IMPRINT LINE BECAUSE THEY FIND THAT BOOKS ARE STILL THE BEST WAY TO COMMUNICATE INFORMATION.))
SUPER=01-Stephan Carter/R.R. Donnelley;
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OUT Q=to communicate information
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VO-NAT


The company already has two other plants located in Virginia--one in Lynchburg and the other in Harrisonburg.
Construction of the Roanoke plant will be completed by 1999.
The company plans to hire more than 300 new employees.
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7Roanoke-Deputies


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TAPE#96-55
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Two Roanoke City sheriff's deputies are back on the job after they were cleared of sexual misconduct charges.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape;


Deputies David Bell and Larry Neighbors returned to work at the city jail earlier this week.
The two had been accused of raping and sodomizing a woman while they were off-duty.
But two weeks ago the judge in the case dismissed the charges saying the alleged victim's story was not believable.
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7weather


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Taking a look now at the forecast -
It's going to be partly cloudy today with a chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms.
Highs will be around 90 degrees.
Tonight, the chance for showers remains - a little warmer tonight with lows in the 70s.
Looking ahead, the start of the weekend will be partly sunny and hot - highs will be in the lower 90s. 7BIRTHDAYS! 7/19/96

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Saturday:

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55Execution


ANCHOR=Melanie
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TAPE# edit of 96-48
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SUPER=19-Melanie Moon;


Another Virginia death row inmate dies by lethal injection.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford Co./May 1989;


Joseph Savino was put to death last night for killing his male lover in Bedford County eight years ago.
In a final statement, Savino said he was sorry for what happened to Tom Mc-Waters.
But he denied killing Mc-Waters, even though he pleaded guilty.
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55Clyde-Bryant


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TAPE#96-58
GRAPHIC=Clyde Bryant


A con artists suspected of duping dozens of people has surrendered to the U-S Marshal in Roanoke.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Rocky Mount;


Antique dealer Clyde Bryant was handed over to Franklin County authorities for a court appearance yesterday.
There are three grand larceny warrants against him already on file in the county courthouse.
Court papers list "the total amount taken by fraudulent means through Bryant's schemes at well over one million dollars."
A county investigator estimates as many as 35 people have been victimized by Bryant's schemes... such as taking furniture for consignment sale, then allegedly disappearing with it.
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SOT 2:51:25
IN Q=I don't know if

((HARVEY LUTINS: I DON'T KNOW IF THERE'S ANY TRUTH TO ANY OF THAT, REALLY. I THINK'S IT'S A LOT OF MAYBE TALK AND GOSSIP. BUT FACTUALLY, I DOUBT IF THERE'S MUCH TO IT.))
SUPER=01-Harvey Lutins/Bryant's Attorney
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OUT Q=much to it.
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VO-NAT


Investigators believe Bryant's been in Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi... a center of casinos and river boat gambling.
His friends believe high-stakes gambling and six-figure high-interest loans are what did him in.
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55Georgia-Pacific


ANCHOR=Melanie
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TAPE#96-54
GRAPHIC=New Jobs


Although it's been up and running for almost three months, the new Georgia Pacific plant in Campbell County wasn't officially dedicated until yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Brookneal;


State and local officials helped cut the ribbon for the 80- million dollar facility in Brookneal.
In addition to the new jobs, the plant also figures to generate about 300- thousand dollars in tax revenue every year for Campbell County.
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SOT 10:29:25
IN Q=The financial

((MIKE DAVIDSON/CAMPBELL CO. SUPERVISOR: THE FINANCIAL IMPACT THAT THIS FACILITY WILL HAVE ON CAMPBELL COUNTY AND THROUGHOUT REGION 2000, WHILE DIFFICULT TO MEASURE, CAN BE SEEN IN THE 130 EMPLOYEES THAT THE PLANT HAS, OF WHICH OVER 80 PERCENT WERE EMPLOYED LOCALLY.))
SUPER=01-Mike Davidson/Campbell Co. Supervisor; :00
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=were employed locally.
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VO-NAT


Georgia Pacific employs more than 15- hundred people at its plants across Virginia.
The Brookneal facility makes oriented strand board for use in construction.
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55Olympic-Music


ANCHOR=Melanie
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WRITER=kmc
TAPE#96-61
GRAPHIC=Olympics


A local band is getting ready for its biggest concert yet.
Roanoke's "Radar Rose" doesn't have international fame, but it will share in the Olympic spotlight.
Kimberly McBroom has the story. (/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Radar Rose isn't know worldwide
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=@Kimberly2; :26
SUPER=01-Jane Gabrielle/"Radar Rose"; :43
SUPER=01-Anastasia Mooney/"Radar Rose"; 1:02
RUNS=1:09
OUT Q=McBroom, News 7

((
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SOT nat sound of music from first song

(( ))
RUNS=:15


Radar Rose isn't known worldwide just yet-- it may be soon.
Members of the local acoustic rock group are packing their bags for a two- week Olympic Village tour.
The band will perform for athletes at four of the five Olympic villages-- starting Monday in Tennessee, and then ending up in Columbus, Georgia.
The four band members have been together for three years-- but this is by far their biggest gig.
Just how will this Roanoke- based band find its niche in such an international event?
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 20:23:07

((JANE GABRIELLE/"RADAR ROSE": FOR OURSELVES, I MEAN, RADAR ROSE IS ABOUT TALKING TO PEOPLE IN A REAL WAY, ACROSS GENDER LINES, AND ACROSS RACIAL LINES, AND ACROSS COUNTRY LINES, AND EVERYTHING, AND I JUST FEEL LIKE OUR MUSIC AND OUR MESSAGE OF PEACE WILL GO ON WELL. ))
RUNS=:15


Band members say they'll be proud to be able to bring their part of the mountains to Atlanta.
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SOT 20:22:27

((ANASTASIA MOONEY/"RADAR ROSE": BECAUSE PEOPLE FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD WILL SEE RADAR ROSE, FROM ROANOKE, VIRGINIA. ))
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(( ))
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Kimberly McBroom, News 7.))

55weather


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Taking a look now at the forecast -
It'll be partly cloudy today with a chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms.
Highs will be around 90 degrees.

8Joseph-Savino


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-48
GRAPHIC=none
SUPER=19-Melanie Moon;


Death Row inmate Joseph John Savino died by lethal injection last night, following a two hour delay while Savino made a final appeal to U.S. Supreme Court.
Ellen Qualls reports.
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SOT
IN Q=He pleaded guilty
SUPER=03-Bedford Co./May 1989; :00
SUPER=03-Jarratt/December 1990; :06
SUPER=03-Jarratt/Last Night; :15
SUPER=01-Tammy Brown/Greensville Correctional Center; :20
SUPER=01-Sonja Barisic/Media Witness; :38
SUPER=01-Joe Savino, Sr./Savino's Father; :56
SUPER=@Ellen2; 1:09
RUNS=1:19
OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Jarratt.


(( He pleaded GUILTY to the murder of his former lover, Tom McWaters, in 1988.
He'd wanted a swift execution in 1990 -- but changed his mind.
He attempted suicide with a drug overdose in prison two years ago.
Joe Savino's life was finally taken by the state -- despite late hour legal wrangling.
sot 14:13:19

((TAMMY BROWN: DEATH WAS PRONOUNCED BY THE ATTENDING PHYSICIAN AT 11:22PM. NO COMPLICATIONS WERE NOTED.))
runs=:09


Apparently there were complications.
It took the execution team 15 minutes to find a vein in the self-admitted drug addict's arm to support the lethal injection needle.
SOT 14:25:50

((SONJA BARISIC/MEDIA WITNESS: HE MADE A BRIEF FINAL STATEMENT IN WHICH HE SAID HE WAS SORRY FOR WHAT HAPPENED TO TOM MCWATERS, BUT THAT HE DID NOT KILL MR. MCWATERS. ...LOVED THEM.))
RUNS=:11


Joe Savino's father came to this execution, hoping for a last minute stay.
He says the result did NOT end the family's suffering.
SOT 11:51:24 TAPE ONE

((JOE SAVINO, SR./SAVINO'S FATHER: I DON'T KNOW OF ANYONE EVEN IN SICKNESS THAT IF YOU LOSE A FAMILY MEMBER THAT IT'S A RELIEF. YOU ALWAYS HOPE FOR SOMETHING ELSE TO HAPPEN. IT'S NOT A RELIEF. NO.))
RUNS=:12


Joe Savino's body is the 32nd Virginia has carried from the death chamber since the reinstatement of the death penalty.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Jarratt.))

8Roanoke-Deputies


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-55
GRAPHIC=None


Two Roanoke City Sheriff's deputies cleared of sexual misconduct are now back at work.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape;


Deputies David Bell and Larry Neighbors returned to their jobs at the city jail earlier this week.
The two had been accused of raping and sodomizing a woman while they were off-duty.
But the judge in the case dismissed the charges... saying the alleged victim's story was not believable.
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8Donnelley


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=Sta
TAPE#96-47
GRAPHIC=Donnelley


A publishing company is once again investing in the Commonwealth by building its third facility in the state.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


R.R. Donnelly specializes in graphics and printing.
And, despite the popularity of the internet and the world wide web, company executives say there's still a future in the printed word.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 14.24.24 - 14.24.39
IN Q=We find that

((STEPHAN CARTER/R.R. DONNELLEY; WE FIND THAT OFTEN TIMES TYPES OF BUSINESSES ACTUALLY EXPAND IN BOOKS. WIRED MAGAZINE WHICH IS ONE OF THE WEB MAGAZINES ACTUALLY JUST CAME OUT WITH A BOOK IMPRINT LINE BECAUSE THEY FIND THAT BOOKS ARE STILL THE BEST WAY TO COMMUNICATE INFORMATION.))
SUPER=01-Stephan Carter/R.R. Donnelley;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=to communicate information
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VO-NAT


The company already has two other plants located in Virginia--one in Lynchburg and the other in Harrisonburg.
Construction of the Roanoke plant will be completed by 1999.
The company plans to hire more than 300 new employees.
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8Wal-Mart


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-46
GRAPHIC=Wal Mart


Meanwhile, more jobs have also come to Franklin County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;


The Walmart Supercenter in Rocky Mount has officially opened for business.
And from the looks of things, it's doing plenty of it.
Like other supercenters in our area, it offers a wide range of services-- like a grocery store, a bank, and a beauty salon-- all under one roof.
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SOT 10:59:55
IN Q=It's a really

((SHEILA CAMPBELL/SHOPPER: IT'S A REALLY CONVENIENT STORE WITH THE GROCERY ITEMS AND WITH THE CLOTHING... AND EVERYTHING YOU NEED, YOU CAN GET IT HERE. ))
SUPER=01-Sheila Campbell/Shopper;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=get it here
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VO-NAT


Walmart's 10- million dollar investment in Rocky Mount will be a big boost to the Franklin County economy.
Officials estimate the store will dish out 250-thousand dollars annually in taxes.
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8weather


ANCHOR=Melanie
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(CHYRON TODAY/TONIGHT AREA FORECAST PAGE)
SUPER=314-Partly Cloudy/Possible Storm/88-92/Possible Storm/Partly

Cloudy/68-72;
SUPER=#555;RESET


Taking a look now at the forecast -
It's going to be partly cloudy today with a chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms.
Highs will be around 90 degrees.
Tonight, the chance for showers remains - a little warmer tonight with lows in the 70s. will be in the lower 90s. Looking ahead, the start of the weekend will be partly sunny and hot - highs