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FRAN

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#Live
GRAPHIC=Hurricane


Good Morning, I'm Melanie Moon.
From Georgia up to the commonwealth folks are bracing for Fran.
The category 3 Hurricane is expected to make landfall on the southeast coast late today.
Byron Harlan is in Charleston with the latest. take ***NEWSPATH******
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Franklin-Flooding


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#96-64
GRAPHIC=flooding


Flooding caused problems from Roanoke County to Pittsylvania County yesterday and it is not over yet.
Pittsylvania County Schools are closed this morning.
In Franklin County yesterday's flooding added insult to injury in one neighborhood.
Kimberly McBroom has the story. (/////SOT/////)
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SUPER=03-Franklin Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Charles Wilburn/Log Cabin Estates Resident; :21
SUPER=01-Marlene Baker/Log Cabin Estates Resident; :38
SUPER=@Kimberly2; :51
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OUT Q=News 7, Franklin County

(( It may look like the road less travelled-- but this one has its share of bumps.
Recent heavy rainfall has enlarged the problem-- as well as this hole in the road.
When they bought their property in Log Cabin Estates, homeowners say the developer promised the state would eventually take over the road's maintenance.
Now they say that's all water under the bridge.
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SOT 7:46:39
IN Q=He's never taken

((CHARLES WILBURN/LOG CABIN ESTATES RESIDENT: HE'S NEVER TAKEN CARE OF IT. HE'S NEVER GRAVELED IT. HE DONE IT JUST ENOUGH TO GET THE PEOPLE IN HERE, SELL THE LAND, AND NOW HE'S JUST WASHED HIS HANDS OF IT, AND HE'S LETTING US JUST TAKE CARE OF IT. ))
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Some neighbors claim the road's so rough, even emergency vehicles can't get through.
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((MARLENE BAKER/LOG CABIN ESTATES RESIDENT: IF I HAD A FIRE AT MY HOUSE RIGHT NOW-- I'M ANOTHER TWO AND A HALF MILES DOWN THE ROAD. IF I HAD A FIRE, RESCUE SQUADS WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO GET DOWN THERE. THE FIRE TRUCKS WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO GET DOWN IN THERE. THEY WOULDN'T BE ABLE TO GET PAST THIS HOLE. ))
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Standup here
Residents want the state to take over the road's maintenance-- but it'll cost a quarter- of- a- million dollars just to get it up to code.
Meanwhile, the developer, Bobby Taylor was unable to be reached for comment.
Kimberly McBroom, News 7, Franklin County.))




Iraq


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net-c
GRAPHIC=iraq


Iraqi officials are blaming the u-s for an explosion that killed one person and injured eleven others.
The blast was in a residential neighborhood of Baghdad.
U-S officials deny responsiblity, saying the damage is not consistent with a cruise missile blast.
But the U-S DID fire on other targets in Iraq yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC; quick!


And President Clinton is calling that mission a success.
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((HE IS STRATEGICALLY WORSE OFF THAN HE WAS BEFORE THESE STRIKES BEGAN. I AM SATISFIED THIS WAS AN APPROPRIATE MEASURED RESPONSE.))
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VO-NAT


There have been two confrontations since the attacks.
A U-S F-16 took out a radar station in the new Southern No-fly zone after it locked onto the jet.
Defense Secretary William Perry says two Iraqi fighters flew close to the southern no fly zone, but turned back before entering.
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SOT 20:04:28
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((THESE ACTIONS PLUS THE CRUISE MISSILE STRIKES DEMONSTRATE WE WILL TAKE WHATEVER ACTIONS NECESSARY TO ENFORCE THE NO FLY ZONE.))
SUPER=01-William Perry/Defense Secretary;
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VO-NAT


There are no plans for new attacks, but the President says there will be IF Saddam goes on the offensive again.
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WHITEWATER


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=legal scales


A federal judge has found Susan McDougal in contempt for refusing to testify before the Whitewater grand jury.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Little Rock, AR;


A Judge says if McDougal doesn't testify by Monday morning, she will be jailed until she talks or the grand jury disbands.
The maximum time she could stay locked up is 18 months.
The judge had ordered McDougal to answer questions before the grand jury, which is looking into President and Mrs. Clinton's Whitewater land dealings.
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(( BOBBY MCDANIEL/MCDOUGAL'S ATTORNEY:SHE WILL NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE INDEPENDENT COUNSEL SCHEME. WE'VE KNOWN ALL ALONG SHE IS A PAWN THAT IS BEING USED. susan MCDOUGAL;WHAT I HAVE SAID ALL ALONG THIS HAS ONLY TO DO WITH BILL CLINTON. ))
SUPER=01-Bobby McDaniel/McDougal's Attorney; (quick!!)
SUPER=07-Susan McDougal; (quick!!)
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VO-NAT


McDougal and her ex-husband, James, were partners with the Clintons. Earlier this year, she was convicted of fraud and sentenced to two years in prison.
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Low-water bridge


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-65
GRAPHIC=Flooding


Hurricane Fran is expected to make landfall late today, bringing with it more rain for our region.
Flooding has already been causing problems in the area.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


Along the Roanoke River on Wiley Drive yesterday, four cars got stranded between low-water bridges.
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SOT 10:28:40
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((DENNIS ROSE: BY THE TIME I COME ACROSS THIS BRIDGE AND TURNED AND COME BACK- -IT WAS LESS THAN FIVE MINUTES- -THIS ONE HERE HAD ALREADY FLOODED OVER AND WE WAS TRAPPED.))
SUPER=01-Dennis Rose/Stranded Motorist
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VO-NAT


Railroad police opened the gates to Norfolk Southern property..
The stranded motorists simply drove along the tracks to get around the low-water bridges.
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County-Flooding


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-74
GRAPHIC=flooding

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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


The rain made for some tense moments in Roanoke County...
For more than an hour, fire crews waited to enter this house on Knowles Road.
A liquid oxygen tank was being stored in the basement... and when flood waters ripped through the ground- level, the tank started to leak.
That meant the house was in danger of exploding.
The owner of the home, Dan Fargnoli needs the oxygen to survive.
Both he and his wife had to be evacuated.
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SOT 10:52:24
IN Q=I'd hate

((JOSEPHINE FARGNOLI: I'D HATE TO LOSE A LIFE BECAUSE OF THIS THING. THE HOUSE DOESN'T REALLY COUNT, BUT IT'S OUR PLACE AND WE'VE PAID FOR IT FOR SO LONG. THIS WHAT WE HAVE LEFT. IT LOOKS LIKE IT'S IN SHAMBLES NOW. ))
SUPER=07-Josephine Fargnoli;
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OUT Q=shambles now
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VO-NAT


Before entering the house, firefighters had the electricity shut off.
Then they strapped on gas masks and were able to remove the tank without any difficulty.
No one was hurt.
But it could be a few days until the Fargnoli's move back in.
The house needs to be aired out... and there is severe flood damage to the lower level of the home.
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Mark-Warner


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-61
GRAPHIC=Mark Warner


Mark Warner has issued an open challenge to John Warner-- he wants a "positive, issue oriented campaign."
SS=campaign 96


John Warner says he wants the same thing.
There should be no problem-- but this is politics, and a U-S senate seat is on the line.
Ellen Qualls has the story.
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(( In June, Democrat Mark Warner called for an issues- oriented campaign.
What could be more absurd, he asked, than personal attacks, innuendos, questioning of motives?
Since then, Republican incumbent John Warner has questioned how Mark Warner acquired his personal wealth, and suggested he's trying to buy a Senate seat.
Now John Warner has put his own positive campaign pledge in writing, and challenged his opponent to join him.
Will he?
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((MARK WARNER/D-SENATE CANDIDATE: THAT PLEDGE, BY THIS VERY LETTER, IS NULL AND VOID. THIS IS A PERSONAL ATTACK. I THINK IF YOU ASK ANY INDIVIDUAL ABOUT THIS FIRST PARAGRAPH -- QUESTIONED WHERE I CAME FROM, MOCKING MY TRAVELS AROUND VIRGINIA.))
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PRE-PRO
Indeed, John Warner writes of Mark Warner "Having coming from Connecticut to join us in Virginia, your trip surely gave you an appreciation of our values and time honored traditions."
And then of himself "Having lived most of my adult life in the Commonwealth, I've learned what Virginians appreciate..."
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((MARK WARNER/D-SENATE CANDIDATE: I DO THINK IT'S SERIOUS. WHEN SOMEBODY QUESTIONS MY CREDENTIALS AS A VIRGINIAN, AND THAT'S WHAT HE'S BEEN DOING, I RESENT IT.))
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So will a man who's 25 points behind in the polls put his own positive campaign pledge in writing?
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((MARK WARNER: WILL I CONTINUE TO TALK ABOUT THE ISSUE DIFFERENCES? YES.))
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That wasn't the question.
In a later fax he says after John Warner apologizes.
Stay tuned.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

Church-Burning


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-59
GRAPHIC=gilmore


He's a man with a mission.
Virginia's attorney general is targeting hate crimes, such as arson and vandalism to houses of worship.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Jim Gilmore yesterday unveiled a tough, nine-point legislative package at a summit prompted by church arsons.
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IN Q=Virginians

((ATTORNEY GENERAL JIM GILMORE: VIRGINIANS LED THE FIGHT FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM AT THE DAWN OF THIS NATION. IT'S TIME FOR US TO AGAIN ACT TO DEFEND THIS FREEDOM FROM THE VIOLENCE DIRECTED AT OUR PLACES OF WORSHIP.))
SUPER=@Gilmore;
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OUT Q=places of worship.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond/February 21;


Virginia's had arsons at two black churches that may be hate crimes. Both in the Richmond area this year.
This one made it on the FBI list, but authorities believed another was NOT racially motivated.
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IN Q=And then

((REV. WILSON SHANNON/FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF CENTRALIA: AND THEN FOR ME TO HAVE PHONE CALLS MADE TO ME AND INQUIRE AS TO WHETHER WE'RE ON THE FBI LIST OR NOT. THE FACT IS THREE WHITES JUST BURNED DOWN A HISTORIC BLACK CHURCH.))
SUPER=01-Rev. Wilson Shannon/First Baptist Church of Centralia;
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VO-NAT


Gilmore's proposals include a penalty of up to life in prison for being armed with a deadly weapon when breaking into a church with the intent to commit arson.
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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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VO-NAT


Hurricane "Fran" continues its trek toward the southeastern U-S coast this morning, with winds of 115 miles per hour.
Forecasters predict the storm will strike north of Charleston.
Hurricane warnings extend to the state line---
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VO-NAT

and the reminants of Fran are expected to be felt in our region in the form of heavy rain.
That should only add to flooding problems in Roanoke County, Pittsylvania County.
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VO-NAT


And Iraq is "strategically worse off today" thanks to U-S missile strikes.
That's the assessment from President Clinton.
But the U-S denies Iraqi accusations of missile attacks on Iraq's capital, Baghdad.
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And that's what's making news on this Thursday, September 5th.

Wx-Hello


ANCHOR=ldo
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#None
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4-Fran


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


In South Carolina this morning the National Guard has been called out and more than a half million coastal residents have evacuated.
The state is bracing for Hurricane Fran.
The powerful storm is expected make landfall tonight or tomorrow north of Charleston.
Fran is a category three hurricane with winds of 115 miles an hour.
Forecasters say it could pick up strength before smacking into the coast, making it one of the most dangerous hurricanes in years.
Byron Harlan is in Charleston with the latest.
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Danville-Flooding


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-71
GRAPHIC=flooding


Area flooding caused damage from Roanoke County to Pittsylvania County yesterday and with Fran rolling in forcasters are predicting the flooding will get worse.
SS=allen


Governor Allen saw the flooding damage first hand when he flew to Danville yesterday afternoon.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville/Tuesday;


The hardest hit- the Fall Creek Community in Danville.
Tuesday night, the creek looked more like the Dan River in strength and size.
The Governor and with local dignitaries, toured the area for several hours.
Downed power lines were scattered around the area-- as well as tree limbs and other debris.
Several houses were damaged by high water and mud-- some worse than others.
One home was swept from its foundation-- a nearby church was also damaged.
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((EDWARD RICHARDSON/DANVILLE RESIDENT:I NEVER WOULD THINK I WOULD SEE SOMETHING LIKE THIS, HERE IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD. THIS IS THE CHURCH YOU GREW UP GOING TO? YEAH, THIS IS THE CHURCH I GREW UP TO. YOU KNOW IT'S SEEN WATER, BUT THIS RIGHT HERE, THIS HAS REALLY DID IT ALL, WE'VE NEVER HAD ANYTHING LIKE THIS BEFORE. GOVERNOR GEORGE ALLEN:WE'VE HEARD, YOU KNOW, THERE WERE A DOZEN OR SO HOUSES THAT WERE DAMAGED, HALF A DOZEN THAT WERE CONDEMNED, BUT WHEN YOU ACTUALLY SEE IT, IT'S, IT'S SIMPLY NOT ANYTHING THAT YOU COULD, CAN, IMAGINE, SIMPLY BY THE WRITTEN WORD. ))
SUPER=01-Edward Richardson/Danville Resident; :00
SUPER=@Allen; :15
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VO-NAT


Danville and Pittsylvania County were declared local "state of emergencies".
The Governor says, while damage was severe, it doesn't appear Danville will be declared a disaster area, because the damage wasn't wide spread.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=flooding


Pittsylvania County Schools are closed this morning.

Kurds


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=missile attack


President Clinton says the cruise missile attacks in Iraq have accomplished their mission -- sending Saddam Hussein a message that he'll pay a price for his aggression.
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VO-NAT


Still the U-S action has not forced all the Iraqi troops to leave a Kurdish enclave in northern Iraq.
White House aides say ground forces would have been needed for that job and that idea was never considered.
There are no plans for new attacks, but the President says there will be IF Saddam goes on the offensive again.
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Mudlick-Flooding


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-73
GRAPHIC=flooding


Yesterday's heavy rain caused a number of problems throughout the region.
Police and emergency crews scrambled to close streets as rising water made it dangerous for drivers.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


By mid- morning, Mudlick Creek had left its banks, covering roads in more than one location.
The high water was impassable in some locations forcing drivers to detour.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=Flooding


Pittsylvania and Franklin Counties also experienced major flooding problems and they may not be over.
With Hurricane "Fran" headed for the South Carolina coast, forcasters are predicting more heavy rains for our area.

HURRICANE


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


Hurricane Fran has made a turn, and that puts the southeast North Carolina coast at greater risk.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Charleston, SC;


Hurricane warnings are in effect from Brunswick, Georgia to the North Carolina-Virginia border, including Pamlico and Albemarle sounds.
Fran is a category three hurricance with winds of 115 miles per hour.
Forecasters expect it to pick up strength before smacking into the coast, bringing with it five to ten inches of rain and a storm surge with tides 12 to 16 feet above normal.
Experts warn this could be the most dangerous hurricane in years.
It's being compared to Hurricane "Hugo" which did extensive damage in 19-89.
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2-Iraq


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net-c
GRAPHIC=iraq


Iraqi officials are blaming the u-s for an explosion that killed one person and injured eleven others.
The blast was in a residential neighborhood of Baghdad.
U-S officials deny responsiblity, saying the damage is not consistent with a cruise missile blast.
But the U-S DID strike other targets in Iraq yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC; quick!


And President Clinton is calling that mission a success.
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VO-NAT


There have been two confrontations since the attacks.
A U-S F-16 took out a radar station in the new Southern No-fly zone after it locked onto the jet.
Defense Secretary William Perry says two Iraqi fighters flew close to the southern no fly zone, but turned back before entering.
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SOT 20:04:28
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((THESE ACTIONS PLUS THE CRUISE MISSILE STRIKES DEMONSTRATE WE WILL TAKE WHATEVER ACTIONS NECESSARY TO ENFORCE THE NO FLY ZONE.))
SUPER=01-William Perry/Defense Secretary;
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VO-NAT


There are no plans for new attacks, but the President says there will be IF Saddam goes on the offensive again.
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Rental-Inspection


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-63
GRAPHIC=roanoke city seal


Roanoke has a new rental inspection program and Elm Avenue is the first stop.
But by early next year, three areas will receive the attention of city inspectors.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


This week, the city is sending notices to owners of property on Elm Avenue between Jefferson Street and the Wasena Bridge.
The city can only require inspections when units become vacant, but officials hope the program will encourage landlords to schedule regular inspections on their own.
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((PAULA PRINCE/OLD SOUTHWEST INC.: I THINK IT'S GOING TO DO A WORLD OF GOOD FOR OUR NEIGHBORHOOD AND IN FACT WE'VE SEEN JUST IN THE LAST FEW MONTHS SOME LANDLORDS DOING SOME REPAIRS TO THEIR PROPERTIES IN ANTICIPATION OF THIS DAY.))
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VO-NAT


Rental inspections could begin on Orange Avenue Northwest in December, and Bullit and Jamison Avenues Southeast early next year.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


The city has scheduled a community workshop to explain the new requirements September 12th at Highland Park Elementary School.

4-Scores


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


Chad Ogea fired a four-hit shutout as Cleveland salvaged the final game of a three-game set in Milwaukee 7-to-0.
For a roundup of the scores from the ball parks let's check the numbers.
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