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7Fairlawn-Fire

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-63
GRAPHIC=Fire Investigation
SUPER=19-Melanie Moon;


Fire investigators still haven't determined the source of this weekend's fire in Pulaski County that destroyed three businesses.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Fairlawn;


Small flames still flickered yesterday morning throughout the charred remains of the Fairlawn shopping center.
These hot spots are preventing the county fire investigating team from sifting through the debris.
Fairlawn fire chief Buddy Trigg says it may be tomorrow or Wednesday before investigators can begin probing.
Trigg also says a crane will be used to removed the collapsed roof so investigators can determine where the blaze began.
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7Fire-Business


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-75
GRAPHIC=WIPE WIPE WIPE
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-Sunday;


The fire consumed three businesses.
The Carpet Shop, Schewel's Furniture and a tax service office.
But Calvin Powers, owner of Powers Fence Company and The Carpet Shop says the FENCE business will operate as usual.
SUPER=04-Saturday;


The Carpet Shop will use a vacant office located right next to their burned out location.
Powers says he hopes to reopen The Carpet Shop by Wednesday.
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7Halifax-Fatal


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=Fatal Ax


Three people are dead following a two car accident in Halifax County this weekend.
It happened on route 58 at the intersection of route 9-29 Saturday night.
Police say 16-year-old Robert Earl Crowe of Halifax was driving down route 9-29.
As he turned on to route 58 another vehicle smashed into the side of his car.
Crowe died at the scene.
His passengers, 23-year-old Julia O'Steen Jones and one year old Miranda Blair Jones, both of South Boston, also died at the scene.

7Payne


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# net-b, 96-70
GRAPHIC=Payne, LF


Congressman L-F Payne won't be returning to Washington, instead he hopes to be working in the STATE capitol.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


The Nelson County Democrat has scheduled press conference today to announce he's running for lieutenant governor.
Payne is retiring from the U-S Congress after serving for eight years.
He has spent several months traveling the state in an effort to gauge support for a possible run.
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7Allen


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# None
GRAPHIC=Va State Seal


Governor George Allen and other state officials are facing an international lawsuit.
They are being sued by the Republic of Paraguay... because a Paraguayan national is on death row.
The suit says the officials failed to follow treaty rules when foreign nationals are charged in the U-S.
It alleges the state violated international treaties in regards to Angel Francisco Breard.
Breard is on Virginia's Death Row for the 19-92 murder of Ruth Dickie in Arlington.

7Care-Givers


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=lbe
TAPE# 96-73
GRAPHIC=None


The population is growing older and and that means many folks may be faced with the task of taking care of their parents as well as their children.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem/Thursday;


A Roanoke caregiving counselor has some tips on how to better deal with a situation that can be rewarding, but also stressful and time consuming.
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((LOUISE CHAGNON/ADULTS PLUS COUNSELOUR: I THINK IT'S HELPFUL IF PEOPLE CAN LOOK AT THIS AS NOT A PROBLEM, BUT IT'S ONE OF THE NATURAL THINGS THAT HAPPENS IN LIFE. IT'S A CHALLENGE, JUST LIKE HAVING A FAMILY, STARTING A FAMILY, GETTING MARRIED. THESE ARE ALL TRANSITIONS THAT THOUGH THEY'RE DIFFICULT IN THAT THEY'RE POSITIVE, ARE MORE POSITIVE TRANSITIONS, THEY'RE STILL STRESSFUL BECAUSE THEY REPRESENT CHANGES.))
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=None


Louise Chagnon (SHAG-nin) of Adults Plus says the change is an opportunity to redefine relationships between parents and their children.
She hosted a program at a luncheon sponsored by the Y-W-C-A of the Roanoke Valley.

7WEATHER


ANCHOR=Larry
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=none
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=NONE




(CHYRON TODAY/TONIGHT AREA FORECAST PAGE)
SUPER=X5000;SET DISSOLVE
SUPER=314-Flash Flood Watch/Some Heavy Rain/62-66/Rain Tonight/Few

Storms/58-62;


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Turning now to the weather.
The perfect weekend skies have turned dreary for this monday morning.
It's already raining around the region in the form of drizzle.
We are expecting stronger rains today-- maybe one to 2 inches in isolated places.
All of the rain is a result of the former Hurricane Fausto.
Highs should be in the low to mid 60s.
Tonight rain should continue-- the rain should taper off by tomorrow morning.
Skies should clear and the rain will stop by afternoon, highs in the 70s.
7BIRTHDAYS! 9/17/96

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SUPER=130-9/Chelsey Slate/Christiansburg;



SUPER=130-1/Andrew Hostetter/Glasgow;



SUPER=130-22/Michael Wooding/Rocky Mount;



SUPER=130-10/Shane Lineberry/Fries;



SUPER=130-10/Amanda Pagans/Boones Mill;



SUPER=130-3/Anna Millirons/Pembroke;



SUPER=130-3/Christine Surface/New Castle;



SUPER=130-31/Kim Branche/Glasgow;



(Anniversary)
SUPER=130-50th/Eddie & Rathma Johnston/Blue Ridge;


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SUPER=130-33/Kelli Conner/Salem;


55Allen


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# None
GRAPHIC=Va State Seal
SUPER=19-Melanie Moon;


The government of Paraguay is suing Virginia state officials, including Governor Allen.
The suit centers around a convicted killer from Paraguay who sits on Virginia's death row.
The lawsuit alleges the state violated international treaties in regards to Angel Francisco Breard.
Breard is on Virginia's Death Row for the 19-92 murder of Ruth Dickie in Arlington.

55Warner


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=Warner, Mark


Mark Warner is looking for a boost in the polls so he booted his campaign manager.
On Friday he replaced Emily Smith with Anita Rimler.
The shakeup comes just 51 days before the election.
Mark Warner trails JOHN warner 20 points in the polls.

55Common-Sense


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#
GRAPHIC=Common Sense


The start of a new school year means the rush to the malls for back to school shopping, and big sales for retailers.
But it can also put quite a strain on mom and dads wallets.
Len Besthoff has some money saving tips in this week's edition of Common Sense.
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(( There are some ways to pay less than retail price for outfits your kids may only wear one or two seasons.
Take yard sales for example.
The clothes we checked out were in decent condition, and sometimes cost only a dollar or two.
Another option is places like the Goodwill Shops, which sell a lot of donated items.
And there's also a relatively new concept for parents trying to save a buck.
It's a new chain called Once Upon A Child.
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SOT 01:24:06 from once upon a child
IN Q=We buy

((TODD ROSS/ONCE UPON A CHILD: WE BUY IT AND WE'RE GONNA BUY IT AT X- PERCENT FROM THE CUSTOMER AND WE'RE GONNA TURN AROUND AND RESELL IT AND YOU'RE GOING TO BE PAYING BETWEEN 50 TO 75 PERCENT OFF ITS NEW RETAIL PRICE.))
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That's this week's edition of Common Sense.
Let's send it back to the newsdesk. ))
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=Common Sense


Once Upon A Child has stores in Roanoke, Lynchburg, and Christiansburg.
It will also buy used children's clothes that are in good condition.

55WEATHER


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=none
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=NONE




(CHYRON TODAY/TONIGHT AREA FORECAST PAGE)
SUPER=X5000;SET DISSOLVE
SUPER=314-Flash Flood Watch/Some Heavy Rain/62-66/Rain Tonight/Few

Storms/58-62;


SUPER=#555;RESET


Turning now to the weather.
Early morning drizzle will give way to rain showers this afternoon, could be heavy in some areas, were one two inches could fall.
Highs should be in the low to mid 60s.
Tonight rain should continue-- the rain should taper off by tomorrow morning.
Skies should clear and the rain will stop by afternoon, highs in the 70s.
Nightime temperatures will be in the low 60's.

8Fairlawn-Fire


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-63
GRAPHIC=Fire Investigation
SUPER=19-Melanie Moon;


Fire investigators still haven't determined the source of this weekend's fire in Pulaski County that destroyed three businesses.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Fairlawn;


Small flames still flickered yesterday morning throughout the charred remains of the Fairlawn shopping center.
These hot spots are preventing the county fire investigating team from sifting through the debris.
Fairlawn fire chief Buddy Trigg says it may be tomorrow or Wednesday before investigators can begin probing.
Trigg also says a crane will be used to removed the collapsed roof so investigators can determine where the blaze began.
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wipe/wipe/wipe

8Fire-Business


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-75
GRAPHIC=WIPE WIPE WIPE
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=04-Sunday;


The fire consumed three businesses.
The Carpet Shop, Schewel's Furniture and a tax service office.
But Calvin Powers, owner of Powers Fence Company and The Carpet Shop says the FENCE business will operate as usual.
SUPER=04-Saturday;


The Carpet Shop will use a vacant office located right next to their burned out location.
Powers says he hopes to reopen The Carpet Shop by Wednesday.
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8Halifax-Fatal


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutinWRITER=Dal
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=Fatal Ax


In Halifax County, three people died this weekend in a two car collision.
Police say Saturday night 16-year-old Robert Earl Crowe of Halifax was driving down route 9-29.
As he turned on to route 58 another vehicle smashed into the side of his car.
Crowe died at the scene.
His passengers, 23-year-old Julia O'Steen Jones and one year old Miranda Blair Jones, both of South Boston, also died at the scene.

8Payne


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# net-b, 96-70
GRAPHIC=Payne, LF


Congressman L-F Payne hopes to trade in his Washington job for a state position.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


The 50-year-old Democrat from Nelson County has scheduled morning news conferences to announce he's running for Lieutenant governor.
Payne is retiring from the U-S Congress after serving for eight years.
He has spent several months traveling the state in an effort to gauge support for a possible run.
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8Allen


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# None
GRAPHIC=Va State Seal


The government of Paraguay is suing Virginia state officials, including Governor Allen.
The suit centers around a convicted killer from Paraguay who sits on Virginia's death row.
The lawsuit alleges the state violated international treaties in regards to Angel Francisco Breard.
Breard is on Virginia's Death Row for the 19-92 murder of Ruth Dickie in Arlington.

8Common-Sense


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#
GRAPHIC=Common Sense


The back- to- school season can mean big profits for retailers.
But keeping up with growing kids and the latest fashion trends, can also be a big financial drain for parents.
Len Besthoff has some money saving tips in this week's edition of Common Sense.
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SOT
IN Q=There are
SUPER=03-Roanoke;
SUPER=@Len2;
RUNS=:42
OUT Q=the newsdesk.


(( There are some ways to pay less than retail price for outfits your kids may only wear one or two seasons.
Take yard sales for example.
The clothes we checked out were in decent condition, and sometimes cost only a dollar or two.
Another option is places like the Goodwill Shops, which sell a lot of donated items.
And there's also a relatively new concept for parents trying to save a buck.
It's a new chain called Once Upon A Child.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 01:24:06 from once upon a child
IN Q=We buy

((TODD ROSS/ONCE UPON A CHILD: WE BUY IT AND WE'RE GONNA BUY IT AT X- PERCENT FROM THE CUSTOMER AND WE'RE GONNA TURN AROUND AND RESELL IT AND YOU'RE GOING TO BE PAYING BETWEEN 50 TO 75 PERCENT OFF ITS NEW RETAIL PRICE.))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=retail price.


That's this week's edition of Common Sense.
Let's send it back to the newsdesk. ))
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=Common Sense


Once Upon A Child has stores in Roanoke, Lynchburg, and Christiansburg.
It will also buy used children's clothes that are in good condition.

8WEATHER


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=none
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=NONE




(CHYRON TODAY/TONIGHT AREA FORECAST PAGE)
SUPER=X5000;SET DISSOLVE
SUPER=314-Flash Flood Watch/Some Heavy Rain/62-66/Rain Tonight/Few

Storms/58-62;


SUPER=#555;RESET


Turning now to the weather.
Former Pacific Hurricane Fausto (FAUSTO) is the culprit of this next batch of rain.
Early morning drizzle will give way to rain showers this afternoon, which could be heavy in some areas, where one two inches could fall.
Highs should be in the low to mid 60s.
Tonight rain should continue-- the rain should taper off by tomorrow morning. Nightime temperatures will be in the low 60's. Skies should clear and the rain will stop by afternoon, highs in the 70s.