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TAPE# 96-62
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A tractor trailer overturned this morning on Route 8 in Montgomery County spilling at least 100 gallons of diesel fuel.
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The truck carrying landscape shrubs overturned near the FLoyd County line.
A rock punctured the truck's fuel cell.
Hazardous Materials and fire crews are mopping up the spill.
One lane is opened at this hour.
The driver of the truck was charged with reckless driving.
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7Musser


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Former Vice Mayor of Roanoke, Howard Musser has died.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke/1994;


Musser retired from city council in 1994.
He began as councilman in 1982, three of those terms as vice-mayor.
Officials at the Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center say he died yesterday, after undergoing surgery for colon cancer.
Howard Musser was 67.
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76Carroll-Water


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TAPE#96-58
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The Caroll County Public Service Authority has issued a warning to residents about lead contamination.
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SUPER=03-Carroll Co.;


The source of the contamination is actually copper pipes with lead solder, rather than the water itself.
But in accordance with E-P-A and health department requirements, the county has hired an engineering firm to come up with a way to treat the water before it gets to the pipes.
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((RAY HILL/CARROLL CO. PSA DIRECTOR: THAT WOULD MAKE WATER LESS CORROSIVE AND LESS ABLE TO LEACH LEAD FROM THE LEAD FITTINGS INSIDE THE HOMES. ))
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In the meantime, Hill says the water is safe for everyday use, if residents follow certain precautions.
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((WHEN THE WATER TAP HAS BEEN SITTING FOR A LONG TIME FLUSH THE PIPE 15 TO 20 SECONDS BEFORE YOU USE THE WATER, AND DON'T USE HOT WATER FROM THE HOT WATER TAP. ))
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Too much lead exposure is especially dangerous for babies, and may affect the brain, red blood cells and kidneys.
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7Dabney-Lancaster


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TAPE# 96-66
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Rockbridge County students who want to attend Dabney S. Lancaster Community College no longer have to make the trip to to Clifton Forge to register.
Yesterday the school opened a new center in the College Square Shopping Center.
Jay Moore was there.
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SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.; :00
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SUPER=01-Elizabeth L. Washburn/Dabney Lancaster's Daughter; :50 QUICK!!!
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At most grand openings, you'd expect to see a ribbon cutting BUT in Rockbridge County officials did things just a little bit different. ribbon cutting
The ribbon was JOINED to show the community college's support for its new location.
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((JAY MOORE/REPORTING: THE GREAT THING ABOUT THIS CENTER IS THAT ALLOWS STUDENTS TO COME IN AND SIT DOWN AND TALK TO A COUNSELOR, RATHER THAN DRIVING 30 MILES TO CLIFTON FORGE.))
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((RICHARD TEAFF/D.S.L.C.C. PRESIDENT: NOW THEY CAN COME HERE TO THIS CENTER REGISTER FOR COURSES. THEY CAN RECEIVE FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION BUY THEIR BOOKS. WE HAVE A CLASSROOM INSIDE SO WE CAN OFFER COURSES DURING THE DAYTIME WHICH HAS BEEN A LIMITATION TO THIS AREA IN THE PAST.))
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how about a show of the clock?
Teaff said the college has been trying for some time to open a center that could not only serve students, but area businesses and industries as well.
Dabney opened its main campus more than 20 years ago.
Many of those who attended say they're excited for the college's future...especially the daughter of the late Dabney Lancaster.
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((ELIZABETH LANCASTER WASHBURN/DABNEY LANCASTER'S DAUGHTER: HE WOULD BE DELIGHTED. HIS PRIMARY INTEREST IN LIFE WAS PUBLIC EDUCATION. ))
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As was the case with the local governments supporting the center.
Lexington, Buena Vista, and the county are helping pay for the site in operation.
Jay Moore, News 7. ))

7Weather


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Turning now to the forecast -
It's going to be partly sunny today with highs in the mid 80s.
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A traffic delay this morning in Montgomery County.
A tractor trailer overturned Route 8 in spilling at least 100 gallons of diesel fuel.
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SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./This Morning;


The truck carrying landscape shrubs overturned on Route 8 in Montgomery County near the FLoyd County line.
A rock punctured the truck's fuel cell.
Hazardous Materials and fire crews are mopping up the spill.
One lane is opened at this hour.
The driver of the truck was charged with reckless driving.
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55Jessee


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A state trooper has been awarded more than a half million dollars for an on-the-job accident that injured him three years ago.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke/February 22, 1993;


Trooper C-D Jessee was hit by a flatbed truck on Interstate 81, while trying to help a motorist who's car was stuck on a median in snow and ice.
The jury decided Larry Weeks, the driver of the truck was negligent.
Jessee spent more than a week in the hospital-- he was treated for multiple broken ribs, a punctured lung and torn muscles.
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55FOP-Convention


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TAPE#96-55
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Lynchburg is playing host this week to the Fraternal Order of Police convention.
As Steve Smallshaw reports, this year's event has become a mandatory stop on the campaign trial.
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SUPER=01-Wally Layne/Lynchburg FOP President; :09
SUPER=01-Jim Gilmore/VA Attorney General; :25
SUPER=01-Garth Wheeler/State FOP President; :49
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(( They're packing the hotel rooms, the restaurants and the tourist sites...and Lynchburg couldn't be happier to have the Fraternal Order of Police in town.
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((WALLY LAYNE/LYNCHBURG FOP PRESIDENT: WE KNEW THAT IT WOULD BE GOOD FOR THE CITY, GOOD FOR OUR POLICE DEPARTMENT AND GOOD FOR THE FOP IN GENERAL.))
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And what's good for the FOP can be good for politicians.
In an age where crime is a top concern among voters, an FOP endorsement can make or break a political candidate.
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((JIM GILMORE/VA ATTORNEY GENERAL: I KNOW WHAT YOU DO. I KNOW WHAT WE ALL DO. I KNOW THAT YOU GO INTO THE COMMUNITY IN A DANGEROUS SITUATION EVERY DAY.))
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Jim Gilmore wasted no time touting his and Governor Allen's accomplishments in the field of parole abolition, juvenile justice and truth in sentencing.
It's a sign that police officers' voices are being heard in Richmond.
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((GARTH WHEELER/VA FOP PRESIDENT: A LOT OF THE LEGISLATION THAT YOU HEARD THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TALK ABOUT TODAY, THEY'RE ISSUES THAT WE'VE BEEN ASKING FOR FOR A NUMBER OF YEARS AND NOBODY WOULD LISTEN TO US.))
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They're listening now and apparently so are the voters. An FOP endorsement helped George Allen win the governor's mansion in 1993, and the police could play a role in another statewide race this year. The convention will hear from both Senator John Warner and his Democratic challenger Mark Warner on Saturday. Then members will decide which candidate they want to endorse. Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))

55rahim-X


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A Muslim prison inmate wants a judge to hold the warden at his facility in contempt of court.
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Islamic prison inmate Rahim X says the Buckingham Correctional Center continued enforcing a policy that judge Samuel Wilson overturned-- concerning the state's religion diet policy for prisoners.
In June, Wilson ruled the prisoner should be allowed a "Nation of Islam" diet.
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A lawyer for the state says the policy was terminated immediately following the new complaint.

55Volleyball


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A volleyball Olympian is taking few days of R and R in Roanoke County.
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Ingrid Visser led the Holland Women's Volleyball Team to a fifth place finish in Atlanta.
She is in town visiting her grandmother Stella Freeman- who's been a Roanoke resident for 20 years.
While visiting the Valley, Visser said she plans to spend some time relaxing at Smith Mountain Lake.
The Olympian's break from competition only lasts four days.
She said she will return home to Holland Saturday for a heavy schedule of training, traveling and tournament competition.
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Turning now to the forecast -
It's going to be partly sunny today highs in the mid 80s.
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TAPE# 96-62
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One lane is open on Route 8 in Montgomery County this morning after a tractor trailer overturned spilling at least 100 gallons of diesel fuel.
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(( ))
SUPER=01-Grady DeVilbiss/LCM Environmental Services
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./This Morning;


The truck carrying landscape shrubs overturned near the FLoyd County line.
A rock punctured the truck's fuel cell.
Hazardous Materials and fire crews are mopping up the spill.
One lane is opened at this hour.
The driver of the truck was charged with reckless driving.
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8Musser


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TAPE#edit of 94-48 (harvey/musser)
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Former Vice Mayor of Roanoke, Howard Musser has died.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/1994;


Musser retired from city council in 1994.
He began as councilman in 1982, three of those terms as vice-mayor.
Officials at the Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center say he died yesterday, after undergoing surgery for colon cancer.
Howard Musser was 67.
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8FOP-Convention


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TAPE#96-55
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The Fraternal Order of Police is holding its biennial state convention in Lynchburg.
Hundreds of officers are attending.
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SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


Opening ceremonies yesterday featured a keynote speech from Attorney General Jim Gilmore.
Gilmore told the officers he's proud of what he and Governor George Allen have accomplished in the area of criminal reform.
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((JIM GILMORE/VA ATTORNEY GENERAL: NOT ONLY HAVE WE ABOLISHED PAROLE, WE'VE BROUGHT TRUTH IN SENTENCING INTO THE COURTROOMS NOW, AND WITH A BIFURCATED TRIAL SYSTEM WE'VE SAID THAT JURIES HAVE A RIGHT TO KNOW THE RECORD OF THAT CRIMINAL BEFORE THEY SENTENCE HIM, AND THAT'S A BIG STEP FORWARD FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT IN THIS COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA.))
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F-O-P leaders say their concerns are finally being heard in Richmond.
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((GARTH WHEELER/STATE FOP PRESIDENT: I THINK IT'S BECAUSE OF OUR WORK IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND THE LOCAL LODGES, THEIR WORK WITH CITY COUNCILS, WE'VE BECOME MORE VISIBLE AND MORE VOCAL AND I THINK THAT'S OUR RESPONSIBILITY.))
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Senator John Warner and his Democratic challenger Mark Warner will address the convention Saturday.
Members will then endorse a candidate.
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8Mars


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TAPE#96-61
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Earlier this week a team of NASA scientists reported discoveirng evidence of life on Mars.
A local man with ties to the space program agrees.
Scott Prince has the story.
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(( From a virtually unexplored planet to a virtually uncharted territory on earth.
This meteorite from Mars took about 15 million years to land on the Antarctica surface... and it likely sat there for an additional 13- thousand years.
But this Roanoke native and Virginia Tech grad says it was worth the wait... and it could go down as an unprecedented historical discovery.
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((DWIGHT HOLLAND/GEOPHYSICIST: IT WAS COPERNICUS WHO FIGURED OUT, 'HEY, THE EARTH IS NOT THE CENTER OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM. THEN THERE WAS ISAAC NEWTON AND EINSTEIN WHO FIGURED OUT THE CALCULUS AND RELATIVITY, AND THEN WE LANDED ON THE MOON AND THIS WILL BE ONE OF THOSE DATES IN HISTORY-- IF IN FACT LIFE WAS CONTAINED INSIDE THIS FOSSIL. ))
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Dwight Holland is a former Faculty Fellow at NASA's Ames Research Center.
He was also part of a Geophysical Expedition in Antarctica at the same time the Mars meteorite was discovered.
That was 12 years ago.
Since then, NASA scientists have been analyzing the rock.
And Holland believes that process has been extremely pain staking.
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((HOLLAND: THE SIZE OF THE SAMPLE MAKES IT VERY DIFFICULT TO DO THESE ANALYSES BECAUSE IT IS SO SMALL. IT'S ON THE ORDER OF ONE HUNDREDTH TO ONE ONE THOUSANDTH OF THE DIAMETER OF A HUMAN HAIR. ))
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More analysis is needed to achieve conclusive evidence that primitive life did exist on Mars.
Holland says if researchers find what they're looking for, it will certainly change the way we view the solar system.
Scott Prince, News- 7.

8Weather


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Turning now to the forecast - It's going to be partly sunny today with highs in the mid 80s.