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Headlines

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Coming up on News 7 Mornin', a California jury recommends death for the man convicted of killing Polly Klass,
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And after days of searching, the FBI finds bomb fragments in the apartment of the suspected Olympic bomber.
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Stick around -- News 7 Mornin' is next.

JEWELL


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The Atlanta Journal Constitution, the same newspaper that first named Richard Jewell a suspect in the Olympic bombing case, now reports he had a piece of the bomb in his apartment.
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VO-NAT
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His attorney told the paper it was a souvenir given to Jewell by fellow Olympic security guards.
And Watson Bryant adds that other security guards have also collected fragments.
Jewell was initially hailed as a hero for spotting the bomb but later become a suspect.
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KLAAS


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It will be a few more weeks until a California judge announces the sentence for the man convicted fo kidnapping and killing 12 year old Polly Klaas.
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VO-NAT
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But the jury has already given its recommendation for Richard Davis.
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((WE THE JURY DETERMINE THAT THE PENALTY SHALL BE DEATH. ))
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Jurors deliberated for about 20 hours before reaching that decision yesterday.
Defense lawyers had tried to win some sympathy for Davis, with a description of his abuse as a child.
But the jury foreman says it was hard to feel sorry for Davis -- because he "seemed to show no remorse."
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trash


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TAPE#596-18 slugged city council
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A dispute between the Roanoke Valley Resource Authority and the companies collecting trash from area businesses is getting pretty messy.
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Non- residential haulers have threatened to stop bringing their garbage to the regional landfill, complaining that the Authority's tipping fees are too high.
That could severely impact the Authority's budget.
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So Authority members may have a threat of their own.
They may have the Authority start COMPETING with the non- residential haulers for their business.
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The non- residential haulers say there wouldn't be a problem if the Authority would just lower its fees.

5Trigon


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TAPE#596-19
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Public hearings on a bid by the state's largest health insurer to go private are just over a month away.
The Virginia Citizens' Consumer Council renewed the call for close public scrutiny of Trigon's plan.
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The State Corporation Commission must approve Trigon's request to become a for- profit company.
Consumer Council spokeswoman Jean Ann Fox warns there's NO guarantee Trigon will continue to take folks who can't get insurance anywhere else.
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((JEAN ANN FOX/CONSUMER ADVOCATE: WE THINK IT'S IMPORTANT THAT THERE BE AN INSURER OF LAST RESORT PROGRAM THAT'S AVAILABLE TO PEOPLE AND THAT'S AFFORDABLE SO WE DON'T HAVE A HOLE IN THE SAFETY NET -- IF AFTER TRIGON GETS ITS WAY, IT DECIDES THAT IT NO LONGER WANTS TO BE THE INSURER OF LAST RESORT.))
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Trigon must give two years notice if it plans to stop providing the so-called "open enrollment" insurance.
Fox says NO other private company gets the cut rate on taxes which Trigon receives to be the insurer of last resort.
The Attorney General's office says it's satisfied with the 24- month notice Trigon must give.

game


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Organizations fundraising with the help of Bingo games will see some changes when it comes to playing by the rules.
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VO-NAT
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The Virginia Charitable Gaming Commission has added some rules.
A permit is mandatory and the commission requires Bingo operators to pay up to six percent of the proceeds to a philanthropic organization.
Bingo operators are concerned about the two- percent audit fee the commission is now charging to regulate them as well.
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SOT Cooper tape 6:42:13
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((WAYNE COOPER/BINGO CHAIRMAN: OUR CONCERN IS STATEWIDE, TOO. YOU KNOW A LOT OF LOCALITIES ARE GOING TO LOSE A LOT OF FUNDING CHARITY DOLLARS OUT OF THEIR COMMUNITY THAT'S GOING TO GO BACK TO THIS COMMISSION. ))
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Commissioners say the new rules will only last through next June.
As they work on more permanent regulations, they'll seek opinions from bingo operators.
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SOT Bingo Jerry Rowe tape 20:39:08
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((JERRY ROWE/VA CHARITABLE GAMING COMMISSION: THAT WILL INVOLVE CONTACTING ORGANIZATIONS THAT WE KNOW ARE CONDUCTING CHARITABLE GAMING TO LET THEM KNOW THAT WE ARE DEVELOPING THESE REGULATIONS AND INVITING THEIR INPUT. ))
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Bingo operators fear the worthy projects such as volunteer rescue squads and fire departments will suffer the most.

1-Sports


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Time now for sports, and a battle on the grid iron duirng pre-season play.
Here's Mike Stevens with the highlights.
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One-Larry


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(Live Interview)



SUPER=15-Larry Dowdy;
SUPER=11-Roanoke;
SUPER=13-Kathy Summers/Woodpecker Ridge Chapter Member;
SUPER=13-Kent Summers/Woodpecker Ridge Chapter Member;
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SUPER=13-Barry Kinzie/Woodpecker Ridge Chapter Member;



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DOLE


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Presumptive Republican Presidential candidate Bob Dole is borrowing a chapter from of the Ronald Reagan economic hand-book, promising to slash income taxes across the board, lower the capital gains tax, and continue to battle the budget deficit.
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((BOB DOLE:CUTTING TAXES AND BLANCE THE BUDGET I HAVE IT AND I WILL DO IT. ))
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The White House says the new Dole economic plan will weaken the economy.
Meantime Dole's campaign has abandoned efforts to soften its stance concerning abortion in the Republican party platform.
Ann Stone of Republicans for Choice says the decision will hurt Dole at the polls.
But the Christian Coalition's Ralph Reed says he is "thrilled."
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GOP-Convention


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TAPE#96-64
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Dole selected a Virginian as the secretary of the Republican Convention.
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VO-NAT
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Virginia Health and Human Resources Secretary Kay Coles James was the first major player to step down from Governor George Allen's administration.
James has since held a seat on the state Board of Education, and is now dean of Pat Robertson's Regent University Law School.
Meanwhile, former boss George Allen will play a lesser role -- as one of Dole's many caucus chairmen and media spokespeople.
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((KEN STROUPE/ALLEN SPOKESMAN: I THINK CRIME TO THE EXTENT THAT THE DOLE CAMPAIGN'S GOING TO HIGHLIGHT THAT. JUVENILE JUSTICE IN PARTICULAR IS GOING TO BE AN ISSUE THAT THEY'VE ASKED THE GOVERNOR TO TALK ABOUT. WELFARE REFORM. AND FEDERALISM. RETURNING AUTHORITY BACK TO THE STATES AND MOVING IT OUT OF WASHINGTON.))
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George Allen is infrequently mentioned as a possible Dole running mate.
The Governor himself says he'd pick a mid-westerner with more electoral college clout if he were Dole.

Wheeler


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TAPE#96-63
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Henry County's animal warden is now officially out of a job.
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VO-NAT
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Gerald Wheeler was fired yesterday.
County Administrator Sid Clower suspended Wheeler last week, and announced he will not be reinstated.
Wheeler's 11- year- career has had its share of ups and downs.
Last year he was indicted for distributing drugs used to euthanize animals.
Those charges were later dropped.
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Clower's office would not discuss why Wheeler was let go.
Last week, Wheeler told News 7 he expected to be fired and won't fight it.

Back-School


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TAPE#96-58
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Going back to school means new teachers, new classes and new friends.
And for some it also means new clothes.
But as Ron Jones found out, classroom fashions can not only hurt checkbooks but self-esteem as well.
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(( School is just around the corner and that means-- the fashion show begins.
Designer pants-- shoes-- and hats.
Things have changed quite a bit from good ole blue jeans and P-F Flyer tennis shoes of the 1960's. SU
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((And these won't make you run faster or jump higher like P-F Flyers, but I was told they do make you look cooler and more phat... which means good.))
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((RICKY WATKINS: I DON'T KNOW WHAT IT IS... WEARING THE SAME THING NOW.))
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And what if you don't have the cool stuff?
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((PROBABLY GET LAUGHED AT... BECAUSE YOU'LL LOOK PRETTY STUPID.))
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These cool pants?... 28 dollars.
These phat shoes?... 140 dollars.
But what about children who can't afford to be part of the in crowd?
Experts believe it can distract from the learning experience.
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((DR. WALLY SCOTT/ROANOKE FAMILY CENTER: WELL KIDS ARE MORE... HAVE'S AND THE HAVE NOTS.))
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FILE FROM DANVILLE
A high school in Danville has already addressed this issue.
School officials are requiring standard uniforms this year.
But if you want your kids to be cool and phat this fall... be ready to pull out your designer check book and pay a designer price.
Ron Jones, News Seven.))

2-SCORES


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It's time to head to the ballpark where St. Louis shares the Central lead with Houston following an 8-to-2 pounding of the Padres.
The Padres are still one game ahead of the L-A Dodgers.
For all yesterday's scores, let's check out the boards.
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Two-Larry


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TAPE#M96-8 Animal Health
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(Roll cue: How to spot fleas and ticks on your pet.)
SUPER=15-Larry Dowdy;
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SUPER=13-Dr. Jesse Webster/Veterinarian; :33
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2Headlines
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Here's a look at today's top stories.
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Richard Jewell's lawyer says they're just souvenirs.
Fragments from the Olympic Park bombing explosion have apparently been found in Jewell's apartment.
But Watson Bryant says Olympic police gave Jewell the material after the bombing.
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A California jury says Richard Allen Davis should be executed forf kidnapping and murdering 12-year-old Polly Klaas.'
The judge could change the sentence to life without parole. Even if he doesn't, an appeal is automatic.
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And some people think the Roanoke Resource Authority's trash tipping fees stink.
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ANCHOR=Melanie


That's what's making news today-- Tuesday, August 6th.
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News-7 Mornin' will be back in just a moment, stay tuned.

2Wx-Hello


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POLLY-KLAAS


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Convicted killer Richard Allen Davis may face execution for the abduction and murder of 12-year old Polly Klaas.
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Davis showed no emotion when the California jury made its unanimous recommendation yesterday, that Davis get the death penalty.
Polly's family and friends smiled and clapped in approval.
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5:14;45 ((MARK KLAAS/PoLLY'S FATHER:THE JUSTICE SYSTEM DID NOT FAIL MY DAUGHTER AGAIN.. DOES NOT BRING POLLY BACK, JUST GETS ONE MONSTER OFF THE STREETS AND KEEPS HIM OFF THE STREETS. ))
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The final decision on sentencing, made by the superior court judge, will be announced next month.
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Olympics


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Fragments from the Centennial Olympic Park bomb explosion have been found in Richard Jewell's apartment.
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Jewell's lawyer describes the material as three pieces of metal fragments and a piece of wood.
Watson Bryant also says other Olympic security guards gave his client the material as a souvenir several days after the bombing.
And he says other security guards have also collected fragments.
Jewell was initially hailed as a hero for spotting the bomb but later become a suspect.
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Roanoke-Garbage


ANCHOR=Melanie
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WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-52
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Non- residential trash haulers and the Roanoke Valley Resource Authority are approaching a showdown on an issue that has apparently been building beneath the surface for some time.
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The Resource Authority, which serves taxpayers in Roanoke City, Roanoke County, and Vinton, believes one of its largest revenue sources may be in jeopardy.
Non- residential haulers are threatening to take their trash elsewhere.
They say the Authority's "tipping fees" are too high.
Authority members have a threat of their own.
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During a Roanoke City Council meeting, the idea of having the Authority COMPETE with the non- residential haulers was presented.
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((BOB HERBERT/ROANOKE CITY MANAGER: IT IS A ONE MILLION FIVE HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLAR DEFICIT ITEM IF WE DO NOTHING, SO I WOULD EXPECT THAT COUNCIL WOULD BE LOOKING TO US AND SAYING, GIVE US SOME OPTIONS.)) ((KAREN FREELAND/BFI: CITY STAFF IS PRESENTING, IS THE ONLY ALTERNATIVE THAT CITY STAFF AND THE RESOURCE AUTHORITY HAVE IS TO THREATEN TO PUT THE PRIVATE COMPANIES OUT OF BUSINESS IN ORDER TO KEEP THE WASTE IN THE VALLEY. WELL THERE ARE MANY OTHER THINGS THAT CAN BE DONE BEFORE WE GET TO THAT POINT.))
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Non- residential haulers say there wouldn't be a problem if the Authority would just lower its tipping fees.

Unemployment


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TAPE#96-61
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The June jobless figures in Virginia are slightly UP.
But that's not the whole story.
The Virginia Employment Commission says the summer flood of students into the labor force has something to do with it.
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The V-E-C also points out that statewide, June unemployment is the lowest it has been in six years.
Roanoke's jobless rate for June was two- point- eight- percent, up two tenths of a percent compared to May.
Lynchburg's unemployment came in at four- percent.
That's up about a half percent.
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Bingo


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NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#96-66
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Bingo has a new set of rules--not on the way it's PLAYED, but on the way it PAYS money to charities.
On July first, the Virginia Charitable Gaming Commission began regulating the game and the bingo operators who have to pay for it.
Kimberly McBroom has the story.
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SUPER=01-Jerry Rowe/Va. Charitable Gaming Comm.; :45
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(( For bingo players, it's a game of chance.
Bingo operators say it's a game of charity.
While some of its proceeds have traditionally gone to charities-- the Virginia Charitable Gaming Commission is taking it a step further.
At least for now, it's requiring bingo operators to pay as much as six- percent of their proceeds to philanthropic organizations.
They must also have a permit, and pay two percent of their gross receipts as an audit fee to the commission.
Some say that's too much.
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SOT 6:39:30

((WAYNE COOPER/BINGO CHAIRMAN: THAT'S GOING TO TAKE THOSE FUNDS RIGHT OUT OF THE LOCAL COMMUNITY THAT WE SUPPORT, DIFFERENT PROJECTS-- VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT AND RESCUE SQUADS, YOU KNOW, NEEDY CHILDREN, THIS TYPE THING. SO, THAT'S OUR MAIN CONCERN. ))
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((JERRY ROWE/VA CHARITABLE GAMING COMMISSION: THIS IS A FEE THAT MANY ORGANIZATIONS PAID IN THE PAST, BUT IT MAY NOT HAVE BEEN HAS MUCH AS THE COMMISSION IS CURRENTLY ASKING THE ORGANIZATIONS TO PAY. ))
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Despite his concerns about the audit fee, Cooper says some localities haven't been as careful with bingo money as they should be.
He says regulation was somewhat needed.
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SOT 6:43:07

((COOPER: THAT'S THE REASON THEY'VE TAKEN IT OVER. THEY KNOW WHAT KINDS OF DOLLARS ARE BEING GENERATED FROM BINGO AND RAFFLES AND A LOT OF PEOPLE ARE NOT PUTTING BACK WHAT THEY'RE SUPPOSED TO BE TO CHARITY. ))
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((KIMBERLY MCBROOM/NEWS 7: THESE REGULATIONS WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT AT LEAST UNTIL JUNE 30TH OF NEXT YEAR. IN THE MEANTIME, GAMING COMMISSIONERS WILL BE ASKING BINGO OPERATORS FOR INPUT ON MORE PERMANENT RULES. KIMBERLY MCBROOM, NEWS7, COLLINSVILLE. ))
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3-Sports


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Turning to sports, the NBA shuffle continues in the off-season. As one hoops star returns to familiar territory.
Mike Stevens has a full report. Good Morning, Mike.
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Birthdays
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Three-Larry


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SUPER=15-Larry Dowdy;
SUPER=11-Roanoke;
SUPER=13-Barry Kinzie/Woodpecker Ridge Chapter Member;
SUPER=13-Kent Summers/Woodpecker Ridge Chapter Member;
SUPER=13-Kathy Summers/Woodpecker Ridge Chapter Member;
SUPER=16-890-4984/Woodpecker Ridge Nature Cntr.;
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TWA


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NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
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One more body and some key pieces of T-W-A flight 800 have been raised from the waters off of New York's Long Island.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-East Moriches, NY;


Teams of Investigators from the F-B-I, the National Transporation Safety Board, T-W-A and Boeing are pouring over the massive one ton jumble of twisted steel, gauges and wires that used to be the jet's cockpit.
They are examining the wreckage at a nearby airplane hangar.
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((THE STUDY OF THE UNTANGLING HAS BENGUN, IT'S QUITE EXTYRAORIDNARY PUZZLE, NOT GOING TO JUMP INTO IT BY RIPPING IT APART AND HOW ITS DONE AND THE IMPLICATIONS OF WHAT IT MEANS. ))
SUPER=01-Robert Francis/National Transportation Safety Bd.;
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VO-NAT


While they suspect a bomb destroyed the plane, they have not ruled out a catastrophic mechanical failure or the possibility it was hit by a missile.
Meantime, 35- bodies are still missing.
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First-Colony


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TAPE#96-62
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One of Lynchburg's largest employers will soon have a new owner.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


First Colony Life Insurance announced it will be purchased by G-E Capital.
The pricetag: one- point- eight- BILLION- dollars.
G-E Capital is a subsidiary of General Electric.
In June, First Colony said it was considering alternatives to increase the value of its stock.
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((RONALD DOLAN/FIRST COLONY PRESIDENT: WE HAVE A PARENT NOW WHO OBVIOUSLY IS VERY COMMITTED TO THIS BUSINESS AND THEY'RE COMMITTED TO IT NOT JUST WITH WORDS, BUT WITH MONEY. WE HAVE A PARENT WHO BRINGS SOMETHING TO THE TABLE, THEY BRING VISIBILITY, THEY BRING FINANCIAL CREDIBILITY AND FINANCIAL STRENGTH.))
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VO-NAT


The company employs roughly 900 employees in Lynchburg.
First Colony does not expect the buyout will effect the workers.
Nearly all of the company's operations take place in Lynchburg.
It's headquartered in Richmond.
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City-Council


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TAPE# edit of 96-53 (new bite)
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The Orvis Corporation plans to break ground on a major expansion at its Roanoke distribution center by the end of the summer.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The city has agreed to sell Orvis the land it needs in the Center for Industry and Technology.
Orvis vice president John Moticha (moh-TISH-uh) told city council that the company's surprising growth is forcing it to expand a lot sooner than it expected.
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((JOHN MOTICHA/ORVIS VICE PRESIDENT: WE'VE BEEN ON A TRACK OF INCREASING OUR EMPLOYMENT ABOUT 50 EMPLOYEES PER YEAR OVER THE PAST FIVE YEARS AND THIS WILL ENABLE US TO CONTINUE ON THAT TRACK.))
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


Orvis expects to hire about 50 full time people every year thanks to the expansion.
Currently it has about 500 employees year round, 800 during the holiday season.
The company sells a variety of high quality outdoor sporting goods, from fishing rods to hunting jackets.
Orvis moved its distribution operation to Roanoke in 1987.
The latest project will be the company's second expansion in two years.
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Fleetwood


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-53
GRAPHIC=NONE


America's largest builder of mobile homes is getting bigger-- thanks to a second manufacturing plant in Franklin County.
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At a ribbon- cutting ceremony yesterday, Fleetwood showed off its new 85- thousand square foot facility at the Franklin County/Rocky Mount Industrial Park.
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((GARY CLARK/FLEETWOOD GENERAL MANAGER: WE WILL MOVE OUR WORKFORCE TO THIS NEW BUILDING AND WE WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE 60 HOUSES A WEEK. WE'LL GO BACK AND RETROFIT THE OLD FACILITY AND BUILD A NEW DOUBLEWIDE PRODUCT OUT OF THERE, AND HOPEFULLY WE'LL DOUBLE OUR CAPACITY AND HIT 120 HOUSES A WEEK. ))
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Along with an increase in production... the California- based company will also expand its Rocky Mount workforce.
By mid- October, Fleetwood will have hired a total of 175 new workers.
The new plant will start churning out the houses next week.
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Citizens-Academy


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Danville police are looking for few good citizens.
Next month, the department unleashes its first "Citizen Police Academy".
Teresa Hamilton reports.
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(( "Community policing" is probably a foreign concept to those unaccustomed to police patrolling the neighborhood on foot.
The philosophy encourages officers to develop a rapport with the same people they're sworn to protect.
The program is one of several expected to be highlighted during the "Citizen Police Academy".
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((NEAL MORRIS/DANVILLE POLICE CHIEF:WE'LL TALK ABOUT FILING COMPLAINTS AGAINST POLICE, WE'LL TALK ABOUT HOW THEY PATROL AREAS, WE'LL TALK ABOUT HOW THEY CAN HELP US IMPROVE LIFE IN THEIR NEIGHBORHOODS, WHAT THEY SHOULD DO IF THEY SEE CRIMINAL ACTIVITY. ))
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The eight week course will be structured similar to a traditional police academy-- but the program is not intended to make participants an actual police officer. end su
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((NEAL MORRIS/DANVILLE POLICE CHIEF:IN GENERAL, WE'LL JUST COVER EVERYTHING WE CAN ABOUT LAW ENFORCEMENT TO BETTER EDUCATE PEOPLE IN DANVILLE. WE THINK THAT WILL MAKE IT BETTER FOR THEM AND CERTAINLY IT WILL MAKE IT BETTER FOR US IF THEY UNDERSTAND WHAT WE'RE ABOUT AND HOW THEY CAN HELP US MAKE DANVILLE A SAFER PLACE. ))
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The "Citizen Police Academy" will begin next month-- one night a week for two hours.
Anyone interested will be subject to a complete background check. Teresa Hamilton, News 7, Danville.))

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David Green will be Dale Earnhardt's relief driver in the Bud at the Glen this weekend.
Earnhardt started last week's Brickyard 400 despite a broken collarbone and sternum suffered at Talladega.
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Shifting gears to the diamond, let's check out the boards.
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