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7Roanoke-Stabbing

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=rjo
TAPE# 96-60
GRAPHIC=Murder
SUPER=19-Melanie Moon;


A Roanoke teenager faces a murder charge following a weekend fatal stabbing at the Hurt Park Complex.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


It happened yesterday near the intersection of Salem Avenue and 17th Street.
Police say Michael Dent of Roanoke was stabbed to death by a 17-year-old during an apparent.
The juvenile, who's name has NOT been released, was taken into custody and treated for a cut on his forearm.
He was later charged with murder.
There was a second arrest in the incident.
Police say 20-year-old Irvin Williams was arrested for shooting into an occupied dwelling.
No one was injured in the shooting.
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7VMI


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=Sta
TAPE# net-a; edit of 96-48
GRAPHIC=VMI


The Board of Visitors at Virginia Military Institute meets tomorrow to discuss the school's future direction.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lexington/File Tape;


They'll discuss whether to admit women or try to privatize the school.
A recommendation will be presented to the U-S- District Court in Roanoke, which will likely supervise any changes.
Last month the U-S- Supreme Court ruled V-M-I violated Constitutional law.
V-M-I officials expect to have a final response to the court's ruling on September 21st.
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7Citadel


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# net-b
GRAPHIC=wipe wipe wipe
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Charleston, SC/File Tape;


Meantime at the Citadel, the two women enrolled in next month's class will more than likely be roommates and treated like any other cadet.
That according to Citadel officials.
At a private meeting over the weekend officials agreed that it would NOT require women to cut their hair short, which is required of all male cadets.
The school's plan for admitting women will be released next week.
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7Fiesta


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE# 96-61
GRAPHIC=None


Migrant workers continue to travel to southside Virgina to find work in the tobacco fields.
It can be quite a struggle unable to communicate in English.
But as Teresa Hamilton tells us, one Danville organization is trying to break down the language barrier.
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IN Q=For 15
SUPER=03-Danville; :00
SUPER=01-Father David McGuire/Sacred Heart Catholic Church; :34 QUICK!!
SUPER=01-Noah Perez/Migrant Farm Worker; :41
SUPER=01-Roberto Cortes/Seminarian; 1:13
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(( For 15- years, a Danville organization known as the "Migrant Ministry" has reached out to Mexican workers.
Throughout the tobacco growing season-- the group provides weekly transportation for Sacred Heart Catholic Church to hold a separate mass in Spanish. nat sound
Various organizations, ranging from the Catholic Church itself to the local YMCA, lend support to the "Migrant Ministry".
This weekend's mass included a baptism as well as first communion for a handful of young people.
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((FATHER DAVID MCGUIRE/SACRED HEART CATHOLIC CHURCH: THE WORK THIS YEAR OF THE MIGRANT MINISTRY TEAM HAS BEEN PHENOMENAL.))
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((NOAH PEREZ/MIGRANT FARM WORKER:TODAY IS A WONDERFUL DAY FOR MY FAMILY AND ME BECAUSE TODAY ALL THE COMMUNITY, HISPANIC, IS TOGETHER IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH. ))
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This weekend's service included a "Mexican Fiesta"-- after mass, dinner was served and games were played.
The "Fiesta" is a yearly event-- which marks the end of the season for the "Migrant Ministry".
For seven years, seminarians have helped out and will remain in Danville for a few more weeks.
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IN Q=We do

((ROBERTO CORTES/SEMINARIAN:WE DO A LOT OF VISITING AROUND, WE GO EVERY NIGHT OUT AND TRY TO HELP THEM WITH MEDICAL APPOINTMENTS, WITH CONVERSATIONS, AND JUST TALK AS A FRIEND TO THEM, TOO. ))
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More than 400- migrant workers took part in the Mexican Fiesta.
That's 150- more than attended last year. And, as word of the ministry spreads, an even larger crowd is expected next year. Teresa Hamilton, News 7.))

7weather


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Turning now to the forecast - variable clouds today with showers and thunderstorms likely.
Highs will be around 80 degrees.
Tonight will be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 60s. 7BIRTHDAYS!7/30/96

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55Roanoke-Stabbing


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=rjo
TAPE# 96-60
GRAPHIC=None
SUPER=19-Melanie Moon;


A Roanoke teen is behind bars in connection with a weekend fatal stabbing.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


It happened yesterday near the intersection of Salem Avenue and 17th Street.
Police say Michael Dent of Roanoke was stabbed to death by a 17-year-old during an apparent argument.
The juvenile, who's name has NOT been released, was taken into custody and treated for a cut on his forearm.
He was later charged with murder.
There was a second arrest in the incident.
Police say 20-year-old Irvin Williams was arrested for shooting into an occupied dwelling.
No one was injured in the shooting.
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55Education


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE# 96-63
GRAPHIC=Education


A local lawmaker is calling on the the state to help local governments build schools.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Local governments have traditionally carried the burden of financing school construction in Virginia, but Roanoke Senator John Edwards says the time has come to develop a new partnership.
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IN Q=Traditionally, the localities

((SEN. JOHN EDWARDS/D- ROANOKE: TRADITIONALLY, THE LOCALITIES HAVE PROVIDED THE FUNDING FOR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS, BUILDING THE SCHOOLS. AND THE STATE HAS DONE THAT. I THINK IT'S NOW TIME FOR THE STATE TO TAKE A HARD LOOK AT WHAT THE STATE CAN DO TO ASSIST THE LOCALITIES WITH REGARD TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS. THERE IS A NEED NOT JUST IN THE ROANOKE VALLEY, BUT THROUGHOUT THE STATE.))
SUPER=01-Sen. John Edwards/(D) Roanoke;
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OUT Q=but throughout the state.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=Edward, John


Edwards says one possibility is to devote more state money to low- interest loans.

55B'burg-Chamber


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=tal
TAPE# 96-58
GRAPHIC=None


A name change for the Blacksburg Chamber of Commerce.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg;


Yesterday Officials announced it will now be called the Blacksburg REGIONAL Chamber of Commerce.
The chamber has members throughout the New River Valley.
Officials say a majority of those polled favored the NEW name.
They say it will make the chamber a stronger force while lobbying certain issues.
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IN Q=

((PATTY COWLEY/CHAMBER PRESIDENT: IF WE STAND AS SIMPLY THE BLACKSBURG CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, THE INPUT TO THOSE OUTSIDE THE AREA IS THAT WE ARE ONLY REPRESENTING OUR TOWN IN THE TOWN LIMITS. BUT WHEN WE SAY WE ARE THE BLACKSBURG REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WHEN WE'RE TAKING A STAND, THE IMPLICATION IS THAT IT'S A MUCH BROADER MEMBERSHIP, WHICH OF COURSE IT IS. ))
SUPER=01-Patty Cowley/Chamber President;
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OUT Q=of course it is.
TALENT=Melanie
SS=None


The chamber has about 600 members.
It's setting up advisory committees with businesses outside of Blacksburg to keep the chamber informed about their communities.

55Gambling


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=nle
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=Riverboat Gambling


A poll by Virginia Commonwealth University shows slightly more support than opposition to the introduction of riverboat gambling in Virginia.
The poll also shows that many opponents of floating casinos change their minds if gambling revenues mean no tax increase.
Forty-seven percent of those polled support riverboat gambling and 40 percent are against it, with 13 percent undecided.

55Common-Sense


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin'
WRITER=lbe
TAPE# common sense
GRAPHIC=common sense


A few weeks ago in Common Sense we told you about setting up an emergency fund BEFORE starting an investment plan.
But even before you do that, there's something else you need to take care of.
Len Besthoff explains.
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IN Q=In this week's
SUPER=@Len1; :00
SUPER=01-David Cissel/Certified Financial Planner; :08 (Quick!)
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OUT Q=back to the newsdesk.

((

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SOT COMMON SENSE TAPE 10:41:20
IN Q=In this week's edition

((In this week's edition of Common Sense, Certified Financial Planner David Cissel will tell us about why one of the best investments you can make is paying off your credit card debt.))
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OUT Q=your credit card debt.
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IN Q=If you are

((DAVID CISSEL/CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER: IF YOU ARE CONSTANTLY CARRYING CREDIT CARD DEBT, OR YOU ARE CONSISTENTLY CARRYING CREDIT CARD DEBT, YOU WANT TO TAKE EVERY STEP TO ELIMINATE THAT. ))
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OUT Q=eliminate that.
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SOT 16:35:54
IN Q=The main

((CISSEL: THE MAIN REASON IS YOU'RE PAYING SOMEBODY A VERY HIGH RATE OF INTEREST. AND THE SECOND REASON IS THAT ANY DEBT IS SOMETHING YOU WANT TO AVOID AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE.))
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OUT Q=as much as possible.
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SOT COMMON SENSE TAPE TOT 17:42:49
IN Q=That's this

((That's this week's edition of Common Sense. Let's send it back to the newsdesk.))
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OUT Q=back to the newsdesk.))




55weather


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=nle
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=NONE
SUPER=X5000;SET DISSOLVE
(CHYRON TODAY/TONIGHT AREA FORECAST PAGE)
SUPER=314-Variably Cloudy/Scattered Showers/78-82/Partly/Cloudy/63-67;
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Turning now to the forecast - cloudy today, with scattered showers and thunderstorms likely.
Highs will be around 80 degrees.
Tonight will be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 60s.
Looking ahead, tomorrow will be partly sunny with warm and humid conditions.
Highs will be in the upper 80s.
Look for rain and clouds to continue throughout the week.

8Stabbing


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=rjo
TAPE# 96-60
GRAPHIC=None
SUPER=19-Melanie Moon;


One man is dead and a teenager is in jail following a stabbing in Roanoke's Hurt Park Complex.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


It happened yesterday near the intersection of Salem Avenue and 17th Street.
Police say Michael Dent of Roanoke was stabbed to death by a 17-year-old following an arguement.
The juvenile, who's name has NOT been released, was charged with murder.
And there was a second arrest in the incident.
Police say 20-year-old Irvin Williams shot into an occupied dwelling.
No one was injured in the shooting.
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8VMI


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=Sta
TAPE# net-a; edit of 96-48
GRAPHIC=VMI


In Lextington, the Board of Visitors at the Virginia Military Institute sits down tomorrow for a stratedy session.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lexington/File Tape;


It will discuss whether to admit women or try to privatize the school.
A recommendation will be presented to the U-S- District Court in Roanoke, which will likely supervise any changes.
Last month the U-S- Supreme Court ruled V-M-I violated Constitutional law.
V-M-I officials expect to have a final response to the court's ruling on September 21st.
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8Citadel


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# net-b
GRAPHIC=wipe wipe wipe
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Charleston, SC/File Tape;


Two women enrolled in next month's class at the Citadel will more than likely be roommates and treated like any other cadet.
That according to Citadel officials.
At a private meeting over the weekend officials agreed that it would NOT require women to cut their hair short, which is required of all male cadets.
The school's plan for admitting women will be released next week.
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8Wrestler


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=spr
TAPE# 96-64
GRAPHIC=None

Professional wrestler Jimmy "The Boogie Woogie Man," Valiant is teaching his craft in Montgomery County... and pro wrestling hopefuls are coming from all over the nation to learn his tricks.
Scott Prince has that story.
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IN Q=It's unlike
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.; :04
SUPER=01-Jimmy Valiant/Boogie's Pro Wrestling Camp; :25
SUPER=@Scott2; :35
SUPER=01-Frank "The Tank" Parker/Pro Wrestling Student; :54
SUPER=01-Brian Lyle/Pro Wrestling Student; 1:12 QUICK!!
RUNS=1:32
OUT Q=S.P. N-7, Montgomery County

(( It's unlike any other camp you've ever seen.
Activities include body slams and drop kicks.
Campers are grown men... weighing in excess of 400 pounds.
And the counselor is the Boogie Woogie Man... former ring king Jimmy Valiant.
Under his watchful eye, these pro wrestling hopefuls are learning the ropes... and the turnbuckles.
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SOT 14:01:32
IN Q=What I'm

((JIMMY VALIANT/BOOGIE'S PRO WRESTLING CAMP: WHAT I'M TRYING TO DO NOW IS GIVE BACK TO THE KIDS WHAT I LIVED OUT OVER 30, 36-37 YEARS. ))
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OUT Q=years


Boogie's Pro Wrestling Camp was born four years ago just outside of Shawsville.
Business was slow in the beginning... but now dozens come every week to train under the wrestling legend.
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NAT SOT 13:27:52
IN Q=What

((VALIANT: WHAT WE WANT TO DO-- COMPLETELY FLAT-- GUYS KEEP YOUR ELBOWS UP. ))
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OUT Q=elbows up


But Valiant doesn't just show them the technical moves.
He teaches showmanship too.
And now some of them are ready for the big time.
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IN Q=I've sent

((FRANK "THE TANK" PARKER/PRO WRESTLING STUDENT: I'VE SENT OUT A LOT OF VIDEOS AND RESUMES TO A LOT OF ORGANIZATIONS. GOT SOME GOOD RESPONSES, BUT JUST RIGHT NOW THE TIMING ISN'T RIGHT. BUT IT COULD HAPPEN ANY DAY. ))
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OUT Q=any day


Frank the Tank didn't have to look very far to find the camp-- he's from Christiansburg.
Brian Lyle wasn't so lucky.
He had to move all the way from Las Vegas to learn from Valiant.
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SOT 14:18:58
IN Q=I packed

((BRIAN LYLE/PRO WRESTLING STUDENT: I PACKED ALL I COULD IN MY CAR. I LEFT MOST OF THE STUFF WITH MY SISTER OUT THERE. ))
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OUT Q=out there


Every time one of these men walks into the squared circle, they're one step closer to fulfilling a dream.
Many of them know it's a longshot... still they're willing to pin hopes on a professional wrestling career.
Scott Prince, News- 7, Montgomery County.))

8movie


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=none


A Virginia city may be a backdrop for the upcoming movie "Virus".
Universal Studios is checking out the Newport News Marine Terminal... and is interested in part because of a a one-of-a-kind ship that is mothballed in the James River Reserve Fleet.
The filmmaker was in Newport News last week, but is also considering several other cities across the country.

8weather


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=nle
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=NONE
SUPER=X5000;SET DISSOLVE
(CHYRON TODAY/TONIGHT AREA FORECAST PAGE)
SUPER=314-Variably Cloudy/Scattered Showers/78-82/Partly/Cloudy/63-67;
SUPER=#555;RESET


Turning now to the forecast - cloudy today, with scattered showers and thunderstorms likely.
Highs will be around 80 degrees. Tonight will be partly cloudy with lows in the mid 60s.