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ANCHOR=Melanie
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Coming up on News 7 Mornin'
First Lady Hilary Rodham Clinton addresses the Democratic National Convention,
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ANCHOR=Melanie


And a Christiansburg man is dead after a freak logging accident.
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ANCHOR=Melanie


And it's off to see the animals.
Larry Dowdy visits the Natural Bridge Zoo.
Stay tuned, News 7 Mornin is next.

DEMOCRATS


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morning
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=clinton, bill


President Clinton's four-day train ride rolls to a close today.
Aides say the President will propose a two billion-dollar environmental cleanup plan before he heads into Chicago for the Democratic convention.
Last night his wife Hillary took the spotlight at the convention.
Dave Fehling has the highlights of Day Two of the Convention.
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((HILARY CLINTON: "I AM OVERWHELMED." the first lady took on bob dole last night, answering the san diego onslaught against her book, it takes a village. ((BOB DOLE/GOP PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEE: I'M HERE TO TELL YOU IT DOESN'T TAKE A VILLAGE TO RAISE A CHILD, IT TAKES A FAMILY TO RAISE A CHILD.))
(DNC)S: LAST NIGHT

"OF COURSE PARENTS, FIRST AND FOREMOST, ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR CHILDREN. BUT WE ARE ALL RESPONSIBLE THAT CHILDREN ARE RAISED IN A NATION THAT DOESN'T TALK ABOUT FAMILY VALUES BUT ACTS IN WAYS THAT VALUES FAMILIES.
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"YES, IT TAKES A VILLAGE (WILD APPLAUSE)" earlier in the night, others had come to the first lady's defense including jesse jackson who characterized the republican attacks this way. ((JESSE JACKSON: IT IS BENEATH THE DIGNITY OF AMERICAN CITIZENS.)) the president arriving in east lansing michigan aboard his campaign train said he watched his wife on t-v. ((AND SHE WAS TERRIFIC, I WAS SO PROUD OF HER)) hillary rodham clinton is maybe the most controversial democrat of the moment... polls show as many americans love her as loathe her. ((DAVE FEHLING CBS NEWS CHICAGO: AND DESPITE EARLIER TALK SHE'D BE KEPT OUT OF PRIMETIME THE WAY REPUBLICANS HID NEWT GINGRICH AT THEIR CONVENTION, THE FIRST LADY PLAYED A PROMINENT ROLE AND GIVEN THE RECEPTION SHE GOT, THAT APPEARED TO BE JUST FINE WITH THE DELEGATES DAVE FEHLING, CBS NEWS CHICAGO.)) ))

Wildfires


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=brushfires


Just as one fire ends in the west, it seems others spark and begin burning, most caused by lightning strikes.
But at least one California fire is a case of arson.
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SUPER=03-Near Castaic, CA;


A brushfire north of Los Angeles is still burning out of control this morning, after being set by a teenage boy monday night.
The flames have burned at least 15-thousand acres and more homes have been threatened.
Some 18-thousand firefighters are now battling wildfires in nine states.
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MORRIS


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


"Mission Impossible" actor Greg Morris has been found dead in his Las Vegas Home.
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The coroner's office said the cause of death was not immediately known, but the actor had battled brain cancer the past few years.
Morris played an electronics wizard on MISSION IMPOSSIBLE from 19-66 to 19-73.
He later starred opposite Robert Urich in the A-B-C show VEGAS.
Morris was 61.
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Obremski


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spr
TAPE#net (edit of 96-64)
GRAPHIC=Obremski


Michael Obremski will be facing charges in Botetourt County.
A grand jury handed down indictments for the man
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who made threatening phone calls to young girls in Roanoke County.
He pleaded no contest to those charges last month.
He now faces two charges in Botetourt County... where the case against him has been open for some time.
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((REED KELLY/BOTETOURT COUNTY SHERIFF: FOR THE MOST PART, HE PICKED THEIR NAMES OUT OF NEWSPAPER ARTICLES WHERE THEY'VE ACHIEVED CERTAIN THINGS. HE IN TURN WOULD GET THEIR NUMBER AND MAKE A PHONE CALL AND MAKE SUGGESTIVE REMARKS. WE THINK WE'VE GOT SEVERAL GOOD CASES ON HIM. ))
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At this point, no hearings have been scheduled for Obremski in Botetourt County.
He'll be sentenced in Roanoke County next month.
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Stallins


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-71
GRAPHIC=legal scales


More drug charges against a former amateur golf champion.
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SUPER=04-File Tape;


Penny Stallins has now been indicted in Botetourt County.
She's been charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute... plus one count of marijuana possesion.
Last month she received a similar indictment in Salem.
The case grew out of a drug bust in Botetourt County June 3rd.
Stallins is a three time winner of the Roanoke Valley Hall of Fame Women's Golf Tournament.
She's also a former gym teacher from Andrew Lewis High School.
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Dupont


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-59
GRAPHIC=dUPONT

***ANCHOR TAG***
With the word out that the Dupont Nylon plant will close for good, people are trying to figure out the total impact on Martinsville and Henry County.
Len Besthoff reports it may take a while.
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Dupont says more than 550 nylon workers averaging 15- dollars- an- hour will lose their jobs when the Henry County plant closes.
In reality, the move may cost upwards of 900 jobs, when you factor in people employed by Dupont suppliers and contractors.
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((TOM HARNED/MARTINSVILLE DEVELOPMENT DEPT.: IT'S GOING TO BE DIFFICULT TO DEAL WITH, AND DIFFICULT TO RECOVER FROM, BUT CERTAINLY IT'S SOMETHING THAT THE COMMUNITY, THAT MARTINSVILLE AND HENRY COUNTY CAN RECOVER FROM.))
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This isn't good news for an area that already has a high jobless rate compared to nearby communities like Roanoke and Lynchburg.
The shutdown could also be a one- two punch on the region's tax base...since the company pays two- million- dollars- a- year in real estate and machinery taxes, and workers pay personal property and sales taxes.
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((SID CLOWER/HENRY CO. ADMINISTRATOR: OF COURSE WE ALL HOPE THAT THERE WILL BE SOME WAY THAT WE CAN MAKE THIS UP WITHOUT HAVING TO CUT PROGRAMS OR THE OTHER KINDS OF THINGS THAT YOU DO TO REDUCE EXPENSES.))
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Also in question, how Dupont's move will affect more than a half dozen tenants on its 500 acre campus, including monofilament maker Amfibe, which employs 130 people.
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((LARRY MCDORMAN/AMFIBE PRESIDENT: ON THE POSITIVE SIDE, OUR LANDLORDS, DUPONT, HAVE KEPT US WELL INFORMED AS TO THEIR INTENTIONS OVER THE LAST SEVERAL MONTHS. AND HAVE INDICATED CERTAINLY A DESIRE TO HELP US GET THROUGH THIS TRANSITION.))
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Everybody stresses one point though; the Dupont plant won't close until 1998.
So even though the Martinsville- Henry County area hasn't determined all the effects of this move, people will have time to adjust.
Len Besthoff, News-7.))
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We'll have more the possible taxshortfall in Henry County later in the newscast.

Logging-Accident


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-66
GRAPHIC=NONE


A freak logging accident killed a 39 year- old Christiansburg man yesterday.
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It happened off Taylor Hollow Road in Montgomery County.
The man was cutting a tree with a chainsaw when the tree split, and snapped back into his stomach.
A co-worker ran to his aid but was unable to assist.
The victim suffered major internal injuries and died at the scene.
Authorities are still trying to notify relatives and have not yet released his name.
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Rescue-Calls


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#net (Edit of 96-60)
GRAPHIC=None


Fire Stations in the city of Roanoke are going co-ed.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Men and women are now working side by side for the first time-
Now that the Fire and Emergency Services departments have merged.
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((DEPUTY CHIEF WINSTON SIMMONS/ROANOKE FIRE-EMS: YOU KNOW FIRE SERVICE IS MALE DOMINATED. BRINGING IN DIVERSITY AND CHANGES AND THERE WILL ALWAYS BE CHANGES. THE BIGGEST THING IS TO REMEMBER TO DO THE LITTLE THINGS, FLIP THE SIGNS OVER, WEAR SHORTS AND TEE SHIRTS. LITTLE THINGS LIKE THAT. ))
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Bathrooms and locker rooms all have locks and signs on them.
New walls in the dormitory provide more privacy for sleeping.
Also, paramedics and E-M-T's are undergoing additional firefighting training so supporters of the merger say the number of firefighters in the city will actually increase.
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Corned-Beef


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#96-62
GRAPHIC=None


A local hot spot on the Roanoke City Market is getting too big for its current space.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Corned Beef and Company is expanding into the old Ward's Rock Cafe next door.
Corned Beef customers can already use the deck area.
The new room downstairs still has a ways to go, but the owner hopes to have it done late next week.
Corned Beef is also putting in a wood-fired brick oven, so it can add gourmet pizzas and other items to the menu.
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2-headlines
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ANCHOR=Melanie


Here's a look at today's top stories.
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The Democratic National Convention continues today.
Last night, convention delegates heard the First Lady speak.
Tonight, Bill Clinton will be nominated.
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Martinsville and Henry County are bracing for the loss of one of the region's corporate mainstays.
DuPont is planning to shutdown operations in 19-98.
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And thousands of firefighters continue to battle western blazes.
One near Los Angeles is threatening homes and has cut of traffic on a major interstate.
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That's what's making news on this Wednesday, August 28th.
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Wx-Hello


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HILLARY


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=democrats


President Clinton arrives in Chicago today for day three of the Democratic convention.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lansing, MI;

4:13;12
Yesterday he continued to barnstorm across the midwest on his whistle stop train tour.
Tomorrow night he will give his acceptance speech for the democratic nomination.
SUPER=03-Chicago/Last Night;

4:10
It was Hillary Clinton who took center stage last night at the convention.
In a personal talk to the nation about families and her daughter Chelsea, the first lady promoted her husband's bid for re-election.
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The President watched from his train en route to Chicago.
He told a late-night rally at Michigan State University that his wife did a "terrific" job and he's very proud of her.
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Nylon-Dupont


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#net (edit of 96-59)
GRAPHIC=dUPONT


Monday's announcement that Dupont will shut the doors on its Henry County plant in mid 1998 is causing some speculation on what the total impact will be.
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SUPER=@File;


The shutdown could be a one- two punch on the region's tax base...since the company pays two- million- dollars- a- year in real estate and machinery taxes, and workers pay personal property and sales taxes.
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((SID CLOWER/HENRY CO. ADMINISTRATOR: WE'LL PROBABLY USE THE SERVICES OF AN ECONOMIST IN HELPING CALCULATE SOME OF THESE THINGS AND WE WILL PROBABLY BE APPLYING TO BOTH THE FEDERAL AND STATE GOVERNMENT ABOUT SOME ASSISTANCE TO DEAL WITH THIS PROBLEM.))
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Dupont says more than 550 nylon workers averaging 15- dollars- an- hour will lose their jobs when the Henry County plant closes.
In reality, the move may cost upward of 900 jobs, when you factor in people employed by Dupont suppliers and contractors.
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((TOM HARNED/MARTINSVILLE DEVELOPMENT DEPT.: IT'S GOING TO BE DIFFICULT TO DEAL WITH, AND DIFFICULT TO RECOVER FROM, BUT CERTAINLY IT'S SOMETHING THAT THE COMMUNITY, THAT MARTINSVILLE AND HENRY COUNTY CAN RECOVER FROM.))
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Everybody stresses the point that the Dupont plant will not close until 1998.
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2-Wildfires


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=brushfires


Across the Western United States this morning, dozens of new wildfires are burning.
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SUPER=03-Near Castaic, CA;


In nine western states.. more than 18-thousand people are fighting brushfires.
Near Los Angeles, one of the blazes is menacing the main north-south route, interstate five.
The out of control fire was reportedly set by a teenager Monday night.
The flames have burned at least 15-thousand acres and more homes have been threatened.
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Embezzlement


ANCHOR=melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-58
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


She claimed to have a degree from a prestigious business school... then she got a job as a bookkeeper at a Fincastle company.
Now all she has are 54 indictments to her name-- whatever her real name may be.
Jenna Drum, also known as Annie Jane (HOH-bratch) Hobratschk,
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worked at Groggins Plastics.
She's accused of embezzling more than 125- thousand dollars during her single year of employment.
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((FLIP GROGGINS/WE'VE GOT TO GO THROUGH EVERY TRANSACTION SINCE AUGUST, ALL OF THE PAYROLL ACCOUNTS AND EVERYTHING THROUGHOUT THE CORPORATE ACCOUNTS. SO IT'S GOING TO BE VERY TIME CONSUMING AND YOU TAKE THINGS LIKE THIS PERSONALLY. ))
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ANCHOR=melanie
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Botetourt County sheriff's deputies attempted to arrest the woman last week.
They tracked her down in Petersburg, only to find she has checked into a mental health hospital.

Holdren's


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#96-74
GRAPHIC=Holdrens


If you bought an extended store warrantee on a product you bought at Holdren's-better hope it does not break.
Ron Jones reports since the store was sold to a North Carolina Company their extended warranty may NOT be worth the paper it's written on.
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((Holdren's Stores was sold to Crenshaw TV and Appliance of North Carolina July first for 2 point 3 million dollars.
The new owners announced service would remain the same except for a few changes.
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((In the acquisition the assets were sold... but the extended warranties weren't covered.
Which means... if you bought your refrigerator or any other products with an extended warranty before July first and your items break... guess what?... you're out of luck.))

Allan Schmaeman found that out this week.
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((ALLAN SCHMAEMAN/HOLDREN'S CUSTOMER: IT MAKES ME FEEL LIKE I'VE BEEN CHEATED IN THE WORST WAY. I FIGURED WHEN I WAS DEALING WITH THIS COMPANY I WAS DEALING WITH A VERY HONEST AND REPUTABLE COMPANY AND AT THIS POINT I FEEL LIKE THEY'VE REALLY MISREPRESENTED WHAT THEY TOLD US IN THE BEGINNING. AS FAR AS THE WARRANTY IS CONCERNED I FEEL LIKE WE SHOULD HAVE NEVER BOUGHT IT. IT WAS A WASTE OF MONEY AND TIME.))
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Steve Haines bought his computer from Holdren's before July first and it broke... he says when he called the corporate office in North Carolina he was told... you're on your own.
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((STEVE HAINES/HOLDREN'S CUSTOMER: I'VE BEEN DEALING WITH HOLDREN'S FOR OVER TWENTY-FIVE YEARS. THE COMPUTER IS JUST ONE ITEM THAT I'VE PURCHASED FROM HOLDREN'S. IT PUTS A BAD TASTE IN YOUR MOUTH AND ME PERSONALLY I WOULD NEVER GO BACK TO HOLDREN'S.))
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Holdren officials in Roanoke and North Carolina wouldn't speak on camera... but said MANUFACTURER warranties will be honored.
But if you spent a few hundred bucks for their extended warranty before July first... that money is down the drain... and there are NO refunds.
Ron Jones, News Seven.))

Bill-HILLARY


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=clinton, bill


President Clinton arrives in Chicago tonight -- the site of the Democratic convention.
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4:13;12
But first he'll unveil a one-point-nine billion-dollar package of environmental initiatives during his whistle-stop train tour through Michigan and Indiana.
Tomorrow night he will give his acceptance speech for the democratic nomination.
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4:10
It was Hillary Clinton who was in the spotlight last night at the convention.
In a personal talk to the nation about families and their daughter Chelsea, the first lady promoted her husband's bid for re-election.
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((WE ARE ALL RESPONSIBLE FOR INSURING THAT CHILDREN ARE RAISED IN A NATION THAT DOESN'T JUST TALK ABOUT FAMILY VALUES BUT ACTS IN A WAY THAT VALUES FAMILIES...YES IT TAKES A VILLAGE...IT TAKES BILL CLINTON ))
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Tonight Bill Clinton will be one step closer to re-election with the roll call of the states and the nominating speeches.
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Royals


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


The royal split may become official today.
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A final divorce decree is expected to be granted to Prince Charles and Princess Diana.
She loses the title "Her Royal Highness" but gets a multi million dollar settlement.
Charles and Diana will continue to share responsibility for their two children.
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Still-Bust


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#net (edit of 96-73)
GRAPHIC=NONE


A Pittsylvania County moonshine operation came to an abrupt halt last night.
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SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.;


Ben Barber and Lewis Ayers were charged with illegally manufacturing peach brandy.
Authorities found almost 100- gallons of evidence.
Most of it was destroyed including the 800- gallon black pot still.
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((CAPT. JAMES MCLAUGHLIN/PITTSYLVANIA CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: I THINK IT'S A FAMILY TRADITION PROBABLY THAT'S COME DOWN THE GENERATIONS, PEACH BRANDY, IS PROBABLY SOMETHING THAT YOU COULD PURCHASE OFF THE SHELF, BUT IT WOULDN'T BE SOMETHING LIKE THAT THEY MAKE FROM THESE ILLEGAL STILL SITES. ))
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Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Agents as well as the Virginia Game and Inland Fisheries assisted in the arrest.
If convicted-- both men face a maximum of three years in prison and a one thousand dollar fine.
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Roanoke-wreck


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-69
GRAPHIC=Accident


An 81-year old Roanoke County man who survived a two car accident has come through surgery in stable condition this morning.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.


Grover Mayberry's Cadillac had just turned off Travilian onto Hollins Road yesterday when it ran into an Oldsmobile station wagon.
The accident CLOSED the road for more than two hours.
Roanoke County police theorize that Mayberry tried to avoid the accident, but ran off the road, hit a pole and wound up hitting the other car broadside.
Mayberry was not wearing a seatbelt. He was airlifted to Roanoke Memorial Hospital by Lifeguard 10.
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Rat-man


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


In Montana, a man's obsession with rats led to a standoff with police.
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Robert Dorton, held police at bay for two days because he didn't want them taking his pet rats.
Police finally burst into the room where he was holed up when remote controlled cameras revealed Dorton had put down his weapon.
No one was injured in the incident.
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4-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morning
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=MLB


Bobby Bonilla's two-run double made the difference in Baltimore's 3-to-1 victory over Oakland last night.
For a roundup of the scores from the ball parks let's check the numbers.
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