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Alumnus

ANCHOR=Tracy
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE# 96-69
GRAPHIC=VMI


Virginia Military Institute WILL admit women next August.
The Board of Visitors today narrowly approved a plan to open the Institute to women for the first time in 157-years.
Keith Humphry was there for the historic decision.
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SUPER=01-Gen. Josiah Bunting/VMI Superintendent; :40 QUICK
SUPER=03-Charleston, SC/August 26; :56
SUPER=01-David Zirkle/VMI Cadet; 1:23
SUPER=01-Jabari Craddock/VMI Cadet; 1:36
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The vote couldn't have been closer.
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Nine in favor of co-education; eight opposed.
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SOT 11:38:20 walking w/ Allyson & Dave
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((TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE, IT HAS BEEN THIS CLOSE ALL ALONG.))
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All summer the board debated the merits of complying with the Supreme Court order by accommodating women... or passing up state support and making this a PRIVATE college. 11:36:50 BUNTING CONSOLING ALUMNI
Superintendent Josiah Bunting assured disappointed alumni that changes would be minimal.
Only those changes necessary to "accommodate physical dignity," General Bunting said.
Separate showers, sure. But no locks on the doors in barracks, and only a "half shade" to cover the door.
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((AND THESE MAY BE USED ONLY WHEN THE YOUNG WOMEN OR THE YOUNG MEN ARE CHANGING. ))
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Reporters asked a lot of questions about hair cuts.
The superintendent said men and women will be substantially the same in that regard too.
...meaning:
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((A BUZZ CUT))
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Much shorter than the hair on female knobs at the Citadel.
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((A VERY, VERY SHORT CLOSE CROPPED HAIRCUT.))
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Dating will NOT be allowed within the chain of command. Upperclassmen cannot go out with underclassWOMEN.
What about fraternization among brother and sister rats?
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((RATS DON'T HAVE TIME TO DATE ANYBODY. LAUGHTER.))
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Some cadets still can't believe it's over.
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SOT 12:42:35
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((IT WILL BE A CERTAINTY TO ME NEXT AUGUST WHEN I SEE THE FIRST YOUNG LADY STROLL INTO BARRACKS AS A CADETS. UNTIL THAT POINT I DON'T THINK IT WILL EVER BE COMPLETELY REAL TO ME.))
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((THERE HAS BEEN A LOT OF RESISTANCE, TO PUT IT MILDLY. SURE THERE'S BEEN A LOT OR RESISTANCE. WILL THAT FADE ONCE WOMEN ARE ON POST? NOT IN THE IMMEDIATE, NO NOT AT ALL.))
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GENERAL BUNTING SAYS THERE WON'T BE ANY EXTRAORDINARY CHANGES IN RECRUITMENT HERE. HOWEVER, IN THE MEANTIME, 67 LETTERS WENT OUT TODAY, INCLUDING APPLICATIONS, TO THOSE WOMEN WHO HAVE ALREADY EXPRESSED AN INTEREST IN ATTENDING VMI. KH NEWS 7 LEXINGTON.))
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M'Ville-Fatal


ANCHOR=Tracy
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-67
GRAPHIC=Fatal Ax


Magna Vista High School's first and only boys basketball coach is dead.
52-year old Jim Gordon Young died this morning in an vehicle accident on Route 2-20 in Ridgeway.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


Young became Magna Vista's coach right after the school was built in 19-88.
He led the Warriors to a state title in 19-89.
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SOT 15:29:00
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((DAN PACE/HENRY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD: HE WAS A GOOD INFLUENCE ON THE YOUNG PEOPLE HE WORKED WITH. AND HE DID A LOT OF EXTRA THINGS FOR THE COMMUNITY.))
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ANCHOR=TRACY
SS=Fatal Ax


The accident happened shortly before seven.
State Police say the driver of a Lincoln Towncar was heading north when a truck pulled out in front of her.
She swerved to avoid the tractor trailer and crossed the median into the southbound lane.
The car then struck Young's vehicle on the driver's side.
Young died at Martinsville Memorial Hospital.

Bedford-Fatal


ANCHOR=Tracy
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=Fatal Ax


A Bedford man is dead after his motorcycle collided with a car last night.
Police say 35-year-old Bradley Steven Lewis was riding his Harley Davidson on route 6-38 in Bedford County.
He apparently rounded a curve on the wrong side of the road and struck a van.
The accident happened around six.
Lewis died at the scene.

Murder-Galax


ANCHOR=Tracy
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# None
GRAPHIC=Murder


Galax police are investigating the murder of an elderly man.
Police found 79-year-old Willey Lee Goins stabbed to death in his home on Robinson Street yesterday afternoon.
State police and state forestry officials are using tracking dogs to assist in the investigation.
No arrests have been made.
Police say they do not have a motive for the murder.
Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Tracy
SS=NONE


Still to come on News 7, a Roanoke woman files five lawsuits for millions of dollars.
She says a real estate company may be responsible for the deaths of her mother and children.
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VO-NAT


And,
The restaurant known for its waitresses in tight T-shirts and short shorts is facing opposition in the Star City.
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SOT 9:49:58
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((GLENN FRIEDLAND/RESTAURANT OPPONENT: I BELIEVE IN FREE ENTERPRISE BUT NOT FREE ENTERPRISE AT THE SAKE OF BEING SEXIST. ))
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OUT Q=being sexist.
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VO-NAT


We'll have more on that when News 7 continues.
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Leftwich


ANCHOR=Tracy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-78
GRAPHIC=Lawsuit


A Roanoke woman whose mother and four children were killed in a house fire in January is taking legal action for a second time.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/January 20;


Patricia Leftwich filed five lawsuits yesterday totaling three-and-three-quarter million dollars against a real estate company.
Moore & Company did repair work at the Stewart Avenue home prior to the January blaze.
Leftwich says it used combustible materials which may have fueled the deadly fire.
Moore and Company's attorney said the company had nothing to do with the house at the time of the fire.
Leftwich settled a seperate lawsuit with her LANDLORD for 270- thousand dollars.
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Hooters


ANCHOR=Tracy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-79
GRAPHIC=Hooters


Hooters of America is not welcome in Roanoke.
That's what members of a grassroots organization are saying about the restaurant's move to Williamson Road.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Night;


Glenn Friedland is the founding member of the group.
So far he has more than 30 people backing him up.
SUPER=@File;


Friedland says he's willing to boycott vendors, circulate petitions, and picket.
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SOT 9:48:34
IN Q=It's the gimmick

((GLENN FRIEDLAND/RESTAURANT OPPONENT: IT'S THE GIMMICK. I DON'T THINK HOOTERS WOULD DENY THAT THEY USE SEX AS A WAY TO SELL THEIR FOOD.))
SUPER=01-Glenn Friedland/Restaurant Opponent;
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OUT Q=sell their food.
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VO-NAT


Friedland also says Hooters doesn't provide a family atmosphere.
When contacted by phone, a partner in the restaurant said that although many families eat at Hooters, management has never promoted it as being a family restaurant.
SUPER=04-Thursday;


Hooters is renovating the former Valley View Pancake House.
It's expected to open sometime in November.
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Perot-Local


ANCHOR=Tracy
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE# 96-75
GRAPHIC=Perot, Ross


A Roanoke- based organizer of Ross Perot's presidential campaign applauds the candidate's decision to file suit to be included in a debate.
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VO-NAT


A commission organizing the presidential debates has ruled Perot is ineligible, saying he doesn't stand a realistic chance of being elected.
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Local Perot organizer Tom Overocker agrees with Perot that the decision runs counter to what most voters want.
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((TOM OVEROCKER/PEROT '96 REG. COORDINATOR: AS FAR AS THE SUIT GOES, I THINK THAT IT'S A SUIT ALMOST ON BEHALF OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE. WHEN YOU HAVE OVER THREE-QUARTERS OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE SAYING THAT THIS MAN SHOULD BE IN THE DEBATES AND A VERY SMALL, TIGHT- KNIT GROUP IN WASHINGTON DECIDES TO KEEP HIM OUT, IT'S REALLY A SUIT ON BEHALF OF THE AMERICAN PEOPLE. ))
SUPER=01-Tom Overocker/Perot '96 Reg. Coordinator;
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VO-NAT


The Clinton camp wants Perot included and has considered debating him separately.
Bob Dole's campaign wants to keep Perot out.
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ANCHOR=Tracy
SS=Campaign 96


After a nine-hour meeting, Clinton and Dole negotiators today agreed on two debates, WITHOUT Perot.

Brooks


ANCHOR=Tracy
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-70
GRAPHIC=None


Garth Brooks is coming to Roanoke and he's staying an extra night.
Fans bombarded ticket outlets this morning prompting promoters to schedule another concert.
Denise Allen has more.
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SUPER=01-Chris Powell/Roanoke Civic Center; :17
SUPER=01-Eric Jackson/Garth Brooks Fan; :39
SUPER=01-Shelby Jacobs/Garth Brooks Fan; :48 QUICK!!
SUPER=@Denise2;
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Many Garth Brooks fans walked away from the Roanoke Civic Center happy.
They stood in line for a chance at tickets to see this man.
Country singer Garth Brooks is coming to town in November.
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Nearly six thousand wrist bands with numbers were handed out this week.
This morning a number was drawn and luckily for Eric Jackson his number came up to ensure his spot at the head of the line.
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Four years ago many fans were miffed by Brooks' ticket lottery system.
But the kinks seemed to have been worked out.
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Brooks is in town November 7th and 8th.
There are only several hundred tickets left for each show.
Denise Allen News 7.))

Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#Tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


And coming up, Mike Stevens was in Martinsville this afternoon for the Super Truck race Virginia Tech wins its third straight.
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VO-NAT ENG#


And the Virginia Cavaliers rout Wake Forest in Winston-Salem this afternoon.
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S-Tech


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=TF96-1
GRAPHIC=Tech football


Virginia Tech topped Rutgers 30 to 14 this afternoon at Lane Stadium Warsham Field.
47 thousand 204 fans watched the Hokies improve to 3 and OH. Steve Mason has the game notes.
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SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00
SUPER=01-Shyrone Stith/Scored 1 Touchdown for Va. Tech; :23
SUPER=01-Shayne Graham/3-4 on Field Goal Attempts; 1:06
SUPER=34-Virginia Tech/=30/Rutgers/=14; 1:15
SUPER=01-Cornell Brown/Had 2 Sacks; 1:36
SUPER=01-Jim Druckenmiller/Threw 1 TD Pass & 1 INT; 1:47
SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Va. Tech Head Coach; 1:54
SUPER=@Steve1; 2:04
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OUT Q=...News 7 sports"
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S-UVA


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#VF96-1
GRAPHIC=UVA Logo


The Virginia Cavaliers had an easy day in Winston-Salem beating the Demon Deacons 42 to 7.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Winston-Salem, NC/Cavaliers vs Demon Deacons; :


Leading 3 to nothing, Cavalier quarterback Tim Sherman puts it up in the air hitting Brian Owens on the 61 yard touchdown strike and Virginia led 10 to nothing.
Rafael Garcia booted three field goals in the first half this 41 yarder in the first quarter gave the Wahoos a 13 to nothing lead.
The defense added a safety then Aaron Brooks comes in working the option and scores from 4 yards out and the Cavaliers went in at the half leading 25 to nothing.
The running game added two more scores in the second half Tiki Barber blows through the line on this 15 yard touchdown run and the Cavaliers led 32 to nothing.
Then later in the quarter Freshman SUPER=36-Virginia/42/Wake

Forest/7/;Thomas Jones scores his first college touchdown when he takes it over the right side for the 13 yard T-D and Virginia wins it 42 to 7.
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S-Ferrum


ANCHOR=roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=twe
TAPE#-FB96-1
GRAPHIC=Ferrum football


Ferrum hosted perennial Division 3 power, and last year's Stagg Bowl runners-up, Rowan on Homecoming Day today.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Ferrum/Profs vs. Panthers;


The Panthers were fired up for the contest and they had reason to be early.
This 44-yard field goal by Gus Seyler-Schmidt was the only offense in the first half as Ferrum took a 3-zip lead to the locker room.
The Profs taught Dave Davis' club some 'O' in the second half. Wade McNair scores on a 2 yard plunge for a 6-3 Rowan lead.
On Rowan's next possession, Greg Lister airs it out to Ron Greene for a 50 yard connection down inside the Ferrum 30.
That set up this Lister TD run up SUPER=36-Rowan/21/Ferrum/9/;the middle.

The 2 point conversion gave Rowan a 14-3 lead and they win it 21 to 9.
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S-Scores


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=College Logo


The Florida Gators scored twice in the first two minutes of the game and they go on to beat Tennesse.
For that and all of the scores lets check the boards.
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SUPER=0101-j/Virginia Tech#16/30//Rutgers/14///j/Virginia#20/42//Wake

Forest/7///;
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SUPER=0101-/VMI/0/j/E. Tennessee St./38////Ferrum/9/j/Rowan/21///;
SUPER=X5009
SUPER=0101-j/Va. Union/18//Fayetteville St./12////Liberty/28/j/Morgan

State/34//OT/;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0101-j/Massachusetts/23//Richmond/17//0T/j/James Madison/38//Boston

U./7///;
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SUPER=0101-j/William & Mary/47//Bucknell/0////Virginia

State/7/j/Howard/31///;
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SUPER=0101-/Bridgewater/14/j/Emory &

Henry/20////Hamp.-Sydney/3/j/Wesley/35///;
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SUPER=0101-j/Clinch Valley/35//Chowan/8////Duke/17/j/Army/35///;
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Carolina#11/16////Clemson///Missouri///Night/;
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SUPER=0101-j/Penn State#5/41//Temple/0////Pittsburgh/0/j/Ohio State#7/72///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0101-/Boston College/14/j/Michigan#8/20////West

Virginia///Purdue///Night/;
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SUPER=0101-/Syracuse#23///Minnesota///Night//Nebraska#1///Arizona

State///Night/;
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SUPER=0101-/Tennessee#2/29/j/Florida#4/35////Texas#6/24/j/Notre Dame#9/27///;
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SUPER=0101-j/Alabama#13/17//Arkansas/7////Auburn#13///LSU#21///Night/;
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SUPER=0101-/Southern Cal#15/23//Houston/9/4///Kansas State#16///Rice///Night/;
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SUPER=0101-/Iowa#19///Tulsa///Night/j/Washington#24/31//Arizona/17///;
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SUPER=0101-/Oregon#25///Washington State///Night/j/N.C. A &

T/24//Hampton/20///;
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S-Trucks


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#R-34
GRAPHIC=MARTINSVILLE


25 Thousand fans showed up at Martinsville to do some "Trucking" today.
Mike Stevens has the highlights of this afternoon's Hanes 250 Super Truck event.
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SUPER=03-Martinsville/Hanes 250; :00
SUPER=01-Mike Skinner/Hanes 250 Winner; :47
SUPER=01-Butch Miller/Finished Second; :55
SUPER=@mike1; 1:18
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WIPE TO PINNACLE MOTION
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Mast//30. Darrell Waltrip;
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SUPER=0107-31. Bobby Hillin//32. Dave Marcis//33. Ricky Rudd/Prov./34.

Sterling Marlin/Prov./35. Jimmy Spencer/Prov./;
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SUPER=0107-36. Ricky Craven/Prov./Derrike Cope/DNQ/Brett Bodine/DNQ/Ward

Burton/DNQ/Chad Little/DNQ/;
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oc=...last driver."
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