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Coming up on News 7, after a two year investigation, the man accused of murdering a Vinton family appears in court.
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ANCHOR=Jean


And an early morning shooting in Lynchburg takes an even stranger turn as the victim's mother is charged with the crime.

Sports-Head


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
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Tonight in sports, Steve Mason with a preseason ACC report from the Homestead, The Cubs and and Reds get afternoon wins on the diamond,
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But Cincinnati's Chris Sabo turns out to be a big loser as the national league hits him with a 7 game suspension for using a corked bat.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
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Periods of heavy rain are in the forecast for this evening as a cool front makes its approach. More on that straight ahead.

Bramblett


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=khu
TAPE#96-
GRAPHIC=Bramblett


Prime suspect in Vinton's multiple murder and arson heard the charges against him for the first time today.
Earl Conrad Bramblett remains in South Carolina tonight. He was arrested there yesterday and remains behind bars.
Double Boxes=Jean and Keith/Starlink


Keith Humphry is in Spartanburg tonight
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L'burg-Shooting


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-54
GRAPHIC=NONE


Late this morning Lynchburg Police got a call about a woman who was shot multiple times inside her home by a burglar.
But as Len Besthoff reports, the incident is just another example of how first appearances may be deceiving.
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(( 42- year- old Emma Jean Davis was led away in handcuffs by Lynchburg Police after being charged with shooting her own flesh and blood...her daughter.
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((EARL BURNETTE/LYNCHBURG POLICE COMMANDER: IT'S FAIRLY UNUSUAL. IT'S NOT UNUSUAL TO HAVE DOMESTIC SHOOTINGS BUT A MOTHER SHOOTING HER DAUGHTER IS FAIRLY UNUSUAL.))
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The daughter, 26- year- old Tara Kim, was transferred immediately to Lynchburg General Hospital where she underwent surgery for the treatment of multiple gunshot wounds.
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((CATRENA JENNINGS/NEIGHBOR: ALL I KNOW IS THEY'RE VERY NICE PEOPLE. MY DAUGHTER ALWAYS WENT OVER THERE AND PLAYED WITH THEM. THEY AIN'T NEVER CAUSED ANY BIG PROBLEM. IT'S JUST A BIG SHOCK.))
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((This story has another bizarre twist, because the incident here was first called in as a shooting that took place during a burglary.))
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((BURNETTE: THE ONLY THING I CAN SAY RIGHT NOW IS DURING THE COURSE OF THE INVESTIGATION, IS THAT THINGS DIDN'T ADD UP AND WE WERE ABLE TO MAKE THE CHARGE BASED ON THE EVIDENCE THAT WE FOUND AT THE SCENE.))
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As a matter of policy, Lynchburg Police will not identify who made the original 9-1-1 call.
Len Besthoff, News-7. ))
ANCHOR=Jean
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Doctors are in the process of wrapping up Tara Kim's surgery, so her condition can not be provided.

Obremski


ANCHOR=jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-61
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


He was charged with nearly a dozen felonies- and police said he used the same weapon in all of them-- the telephone.
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Michael Obremski stood accused of making offensive and threatening phone calls to young Roanoke Valley girls.
Today he pleaded no contest to five counts of threatening to abduct and five counts of taking indecent liberties with a minor.
Plus he pled guilty to one misdemeanor charge of making an obscene phone call.
Obremski faces a maximum sentence of 76 years in jail.
He'll be sentenced September 24th.
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Manns


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6 p.m.
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#96-63
GRAPHIC=NONE


A Roanoke man involved in confrontation with a Valley View Mall security official was in court today.
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VO-NAT
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25- year- old Robert Manns was found guilty of trespassing -- but was not convicted.
Instead the judge let him off with a warning.
Manns had a run- in with the mall's security chief last June who asked him to leave.
Manns left, but then came back.
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Meanwhile, Manns had charged security chief John Rutledge with assaulting HIM.
The judge found Rutledge Not Guilty of that charge.
Following the incident, the southern Christian Leadership Conference called for a boycott of the mall.

Jewell


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-58
GRAPHIC=Jewell


The man suspected of planting the pipe bomb that exploded in Centennial Olympic Park reportedly has roots in Danville.
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According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, 33-year old Richard Jewell was born in Danville around 1962.
He apparently moved to Atlanta in 1969.
The only other information given was that his mother's name is Barbara and his father is deceased.
Jewell was working at the park as a security guard- He was initially pegged as a hero for locating the knapsack that contained the bomb and evacuating people from the area.
The explosion killed one woman and injured more than 100-others.
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Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Keith
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When News 7 at Six returns, police capture an accused bank robber in Southside,
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And we'll tell you why surgeons from a local hospital are attracting attention from across the Atlantic
but first let's check in with Robin Reed.
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Bank-Robbery


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-62
GRAPHIC=Bank Robbery


The man suspected of robbing a Danville bank this morning was arrested less than an hour later.
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VO-NAT
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21-year old Phillip Andre Jennings of Axton is charged with robbing the First Virginia Bank-Piedmont on Westover Drive.
He allegedly entered the bank around 9-30 and made off with an undisclosed amount of money.
Jennings was arrested shortly after his car was spotted in the Axton community by two Pittsylvania County Sheriff's deputies and an investigator.
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Indictment


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NONE


A Danville woman is in custody tonight charged with murder.
Police arrested 22- year old Anita Kaye Elliot earlier today.
She's charged with killing 24- year old Pierre Lamont Pritchett.
He was the Danville man who was found dead in his car on Henry Street about two weeks ago.
Police initially though Pritchett died from injuries sustained in a car accident, but an autopsy later revealed he'd been shot in the chest.

Confederacy


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-51
GRAPHIC=NONE


One hundred years ago, sons of Confederate soldiers gathered at Richmond's Jefferson Hotel to remember their fathers' struggle in the best possible light.
Today, the Sons Of Confederate Veterans convened its largest convention in modern history at the Jefferson to celebrate a century of sons. Ellen Qualls reports.
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((
It's theme is our state song -- mothballed by some, revered by others. This centennial convention carries the Sons of Confederate Veterans "back to Old Virginny."
A century ago, they adjourned from the sumptuous Jefferson Hotel to lay the cornerstone for Jefferson Davis's monument.
Sunday, over a thousand are expected to parade past Davis, Lee, and Jackson on Richmond's Monument Avenue.
That march will NOT pass the avenue's newest statue -- African American Arthur Ashe.
But the Sons are working on minority issues.
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((BARTON CAMPBELL/CENTENNIAL CHAIRMAN: WE'RE VERY COGNIZANT OF WHAT WE WANT TO DO TO RECOGNIZE THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF ALL SOUTHERNERS -- BLACK AND WHITE, INDIAN, HISPANIC, AND WHATEVER THAT TOOK PART IN THE WAR.))
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((J.E.B. STUART IV/GREAT-GRANDSON OF GENERAL: BE PROUD OF IT. THERE WAS A SERIOUS CONFLICT. A SERIOUS CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTION THAT WAS RESOLVED. OUR COUNTRY IS STRONGER BECAUSE OF THAT. BUT WE SHOULDN'T FORGET OUR OWN ROOTS, OUR OWN HERITAGE, AND THE BRAVE DEEDS THAT WERE PERFORMED.))
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But along with the history and ancestor worship, there's an irreverent underbelly.
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((GO AHEAD AND GET THE BIKINI. THERE'S THE HALTER TOP. I JUST GOT THE BOTTOMS OF THE BIKINI. WELL NOW I DO HAVE GLOW IN THE DARK BOXERS. YES. THE STARS DO GLOW.))
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((100 YEARS INTO THE SCV'S HISTORY, THIS CONVENTION STILL EXPECTS A HANDFUL OF ACTUAL SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS TO ATTEND. AND YES, THE LAST KNOWN LIVING CONFEDERATE WIDOW IS FLYING IN FROM ALABAMA. ELLEN QUALLS, NEWS 7, RICHMOND.))
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Lex-Retirement


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#96-55
GRAPHIC=NONE


Some residents in Lexington are anxiously waiting to break ground for a NEW retirement community in their area.
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They have the land, but not the money.
Retirement community organizers say they're in desperate need of an affordable retirement community to prevent senior citizens from leaving.
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((DIANNE HERRICK/LRC COMMITTEE MEMBER: WE'VE HAD PEOPLE GOING TO SOME OF THE OTHER RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES IN THE AREA. AND WE DIDN'T WANT TO LOOSE THEM AND THEY DIDN'T WANT TO LEAVE THE COMMUNITY. IT WAS A TIME IN THEIR LIFE WHERE IT WAS VERY DIFFICULT AND I THINK THIS HAS REALLY BEEN A STRONG MOTIVATING FACTOR FOR US.))
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The dream has been in the making for ten years.
The Barten-stein family donated 85 acres of the Sunnyside Farm earlier this year.
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((THEY WANTED SOMETHING GOOD TO HAPPEN WITH THIS INCREDIBLE PIECE OF LAND AND WE STARTED TALKING TO THEM ABOUT A RETIREMENT COMMUNITY AND WE FELT THAT WE WOULD BE GOOD STEWARDS OF THE LAND AND SERVE A NEED IN OUR COMMUNITY. AND IT WAS JUST A COMBINATION THAT WENT TOGETHER.))
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Herrick says they hope to construct 60 units within the next few years... but first they must get donations to pay for it.
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Stocks


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=lba
TAPE#=None
GRAPHIC=NONE


The stock market kept its rally going today.
The Dow gained 47 points, closing at 55-hundred-29.
NASDAQ was up 8 and a half points.
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Mason-Dixon


ANCHOR=jean
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-53
GRAPHIC=News 7 Poll


It's been 32 years since Virginians voted for a Democratic presidential candidate.
But that could change come November.
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According to the latest News-7 Mason Dixon Poll, presumptive Republican nominee Bob Dole holds just a 2-percentage point lead over President Clinton-- with 10 percent of voters still undecided.
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Ross Perot's independent candidacy seems to have little chance of gaining steam in the Commonwealth.
But when you throw him into the mix Dole's lead over Clinton gets even smaller.
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The poll does show, however, that Dole would widen the gap here if he picked up Colin Powell as a running mate.
Statewide, 39-percent of voters said they would be "more likely" to vote for Dole if Powell was on the ticket.

Joint-Surgery


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=sta
TAPE#96-56
GRAPHIC=NONE


Some Irish junior-surgeons have travelled to the Roanoke Valley to study new techniques in hip and knee replacement.
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They're learning from orthopedic surgeons at Lewis Gale Hospital-- observing about four or five replacement surgeries a day.
And, while this type of surgery is not new in Ireland the techniques used by Lewis Gale surgeons are.
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((MARTIN GOUGH/IRISH JUNIOR-SURGEON; THE HIP REPLACEMENTS WE TEND TO PUT IN AT HOME TEND TO FIX TO THE BONE WITH CEMENT, HERE THE PRACTICE MUCH MORE COMMONLY IS TO PUT IN THE HIP REPLACEMENT AND RELY ON THE DESIGN OF THE REPLACEMENT TO ACCURATELY FIT THE BONE.))
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The Irish junior-surgeons are only in town for about a week but they have managed to experience a taste of life in the Valley.
Their trip has included a couple of rounds of golf and the sampling of southern cuisine.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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Ireland has less than 60 orthopedic surgeons in the entire country.

Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
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Coming up tonight in sports, the national league uncorks a suspension on Chris Sabo, we'll check a couple of matinees from the senior circuit,
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Plus, Steve Mason checks in from the Homestead with a preseason report on ACC football. The league's coaches have been hanging out in Hot Springs this week.
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S-Sabo


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-13
GRAPHIC=REDS LOGO


The Cincinnati reds front office has confirmed that Chris Sabo will be suspended for seven games without pay and fined $25 thousand dollars by the national league for using an illegal bat on Monday night.
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The Reds infielder was caught using a corked bat on Monday night THAT HE SAYS wasn't his
The bat reportedly belonged to teammate Hal Morris, but it's Sabo who much now pay the price.
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S-Reds


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-14
GRAPHIC=REDS/ASTROS


On the field the Reds remained Red hot today as they won their 8th game in their 10 outings by blanking the Astros 10-to-nothing.
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These nuns modeled the outstanding variety of head gear that is available at the concession area the park.
And they would see a solid performance from the the Big Red machine as Joe Oliver hits this solo homer in the fourth inning to give Cincinnati a 3-to-nothing lead.
Then in 8th, Barry Larkin hit his 17th homer of the year. The two run shot to left field gave the Reds a 10-to-nothing cushion and that's how it ended, as
John Smiley pitched a SUPER=35-Houston/0/Cincinnati/10;

complete game four hit shutout, striking out Randy Knorr to the end the game.
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S-Cubs


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s6-15
GRAPHIC=none
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In Chicago this afternoon, Bill Cosby threw out the first pitch and then the Cubs put away the Giants.
The Cubs got the eventual game winner in the bottom of the fourth on this bloop single by Scott Servais that plates Sammy Sosa.
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The Cubs beat the Giants by a 4-to-1 count.
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S-ACC


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=FB96-1
GRAPHIC=ACC


ACC football coaches and players entertained the media at the Homestead yesterday in the 1996 ACC kickoff.
Steve Mason says a changing of the guard has taken place in the conference.
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((The media hoped to uncover the storylines for the 1996 football season.
But it was a Homestead employee, not a reporter who got up close and personal with at least one coach. ((PAUL GOLDSMITH/DUKE HEAD FOOTBALL COACH:)) ((STEVE MASON:))
Virginia's Mike Groh is just 1 of 7 ACC quarterbacks lost to either graduation or exhausted eligibility.
Both Warrick Dunn of Florida State and UVa's Tiki Barber are heisman trophy front runners and lead the best ACC class of runners ever. ((TIKI BARBER/UVA RUNNING BACK:)) ((WARRICK DUNN/FLORIDA STATE RUNNING BACK:))
Clemson's Raymond priester has also been mention in th Heisman hunt and you can't forget about North Carolina's Leon Johnson, Georgia Tech's CJ Williams, and NC State's Tremayne Stephens. ((:))
Their success will depend on some young offensive lines throughout the conference, that story, In our next ACC report. At the Homestead, Steve Mason, News 7 sports.))
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S-Olympics


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ksh
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=Olympics


In Olympic action, the lady dream team's Lisa Leslie lead the U.S.over Japan, scoring 35 points.
In tennis Lindsay Davenport topped fellow American Mary Joe Fernandez in straight sets.
Finally, off the field, the wife of a high ranking olympic official was arrested for kneeing a policeman in the groin after resisting arrest for jaywalking. Wx-Tape
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