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7VMI

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=vmi
SUPER=@melanie1;


It may sound strange, but Virginia Military Institute is looking for a few good WOMEN.
The school is sending information to more than 30-thousand college-bound women and
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will hold an open house for men and women in October.
V-M-I is also is asking high school guidance counselors to make sure women know they're welcome.
But school officials say women can expect to face the same challenges as male cadets.
The school has received about 100 inquiries from women so far.
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7JOURNEY-HOPE


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=DAL
TAPE# 96-85
GRAPHIC=None


Some unlikely opponents of the death penalty have brought their message to the commonwealth.
Members of Murder Victims' Families for Reconciliation-- stopped in Blacksburg yesterday to promote non-violent alternatives to capitol punishment.
The organization is on a two week tour of Virginia called The Journey of Hope.
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SUPER=03-Blacksburg;


Pat Bane has never supported the death penalty and her uncle's murder didn't change her view.
Bane spoke at the Virginia Tech War Memorial Chapel and told listeners that victims' family members often seek closure from the murderer's death.
But she says these family members are frequently disappointed.
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SOT 12:30:02
IN Q=the woman who called

((PAT BANE: THE WOMAN WHO CALLED IDENTIFIED HERSELF AS THE SISTER OF ONE OF TED BUNDY'S VICTIMS AND SHE SAID YOU'RE ABSOLUTELY RIGHT. HIS DEATH DID MORE HARM THAN GOOD. WE HAD FOUND CLOSURE. WE HAD GONE ON WITH OUR LIVES AND IT OPENED EVERYTHING RIGHT UP AGAIN.)) ((RYAN NISSIM-SABAT: WE NEED TO EDUCATE, TO RECOGNIZE THAT THE DEATH PENALTY IS NOT SOMETHING POLITICIANS USE TO GET RE-ELECTED AND IT DOES NOTHING TO ELIMINATE CRIME.))
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ANCHOR=Melanie
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Members of the organization say their mission is to educate the public on alternatives to capitol punishment.
Each year they pick one state and make their two week Journey of Hope.

7HUD-Housing


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-84
GRAPHIC=Housing


There is a program in Roanoke that helps renters make the jump to home ownership.
The Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority's Home Ownership Program has its first success story.
Denise Allen has the story.
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SOT
IN Q=I GOT A HOME!
SUPER=01-Denise Stanley/New Homeowner; :00
SUPER=@Denise1; :20
SUPER=01-Devona Springer/Roanoke Housing Authority; :30
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :53
RUNS=1:29
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SOT tape 1 14:35:33
IN Q=i got a house

((DENISE STANLEY/NEW HOMEOWNER: I GOT A HOUSE! I GOT A HOUSE! I WAS SO THRILLED. I JUST COULDN'T WAIT TO GET HOME TO TELL THEM WE FINALLY GOT THE KEY.))
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OUT Q=THE KEY


Denise Stanley and her two daughters are the first family to purchase a home through the Homeownership Opportunities Program. STAND UP TAPE 2 15:32:12 DENISE ALLEN/NEWS 7 REPORTER: HOP HELPS MODERATE TO LOW INCOME FAMILIES BUY THEIR FIRST HOME.
THE HOUSES ARE BUILT ON PROPERTY OWNED BY THE ROANOKE REDEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING AUTHORITY.
EACH IS CUSTOMIZED TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE BUYER.
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SOT TAPE 1 14:57:53
IN Q=IT'S A ONE

((DEVONA SPRINGER/ROANOKE HOUSING AUTHORITY: IT'S A ONE MILLION DOLLAR EFFORT TO HELP THE CITY'S NEED FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING AND AS WE ALL KNOW HOMEOWNERSHIP IS A BIG DEAL AND IT'S SOMETHING THE AUTHORITY LIKES TO PROMOTE.))
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OUT Q=TO PROMOTE
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SOT TAPE 1 14:35:03
IN Q=I GOT TO

((I GOT TO PICK THE SIDING, THE ROOF. MY CARPETING, FLOORING AND MY DESIGN IN MY BATHROOM, WHICH WAY I WANTED THAT TO GO.))
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OUT Q=THAT TO GO


The Stanley family just moved into their new three bedroom home.
Denise says it took a lot of planning to make her dream of being a homeowner a reality.
The HOP program helped her weed through the financial and legal red tape.
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SOT tape 1 14:33:08
IN Q=SHE SAID

((SHE SAID IT WOULDN'T BE LONG JUST TO GO AHEAD AND DO THE THINGS I WAS DOING--GETTING MY FINANCES IN ORDER. SHE TOLD ME IT WOULD BE UP TO TWO YEARS AND I THOUGHT THAT WAS BECAUSE I WAS REALLY READY TO MOVE AT THAT TIME.))
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OUT Q=AT THAT TIME


Denise Stanley says her new home was well worth the wait.
Now she says her children will know what it's like to have a home of their own.
Denise Allen News 7.))

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Turning now to the forecast,
Morning fog will give way to Increasing clouds.
The chance of rain will build tonight, when we may see some drizzle.
7BIRTHDAYS! 10/1/96

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55Griffin-Pipe


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=lbe
TAPE# 96-69
GRAPHIC=Layoffs
SUPER=19-Melanie Moon;


A large Lynchburg firm cuts 40 positions today.
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SUPER=03-Lynchburg/1991;


Workers at Griffin Pipe have been told that 20 more other jobs will be eliminated.
Right now the company has 400 hourly employees.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=Layoffs


Walter Fore, the president of the union at the plant, says Griffin Pipe told the rank and file Friday that it's cutting back because it plans to stop manufacturing one of its product lines.
He says he's very unhappy that union members were given such short notice.
No one from Griffin Pipe could be reached for comment.

55JDF-Walk


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-68
GRAPHIC=None


Roanoke Valley residents raised nearly a million dollars yesterday in a walk for diabetes.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Area corporations have donated more than 630-thousand dollars and more is on the way.
The walk has grown so much in recent years that the Roanoke Valley Chapter of the J-D-F expects to raise as much money as NEW YORK CITY.
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SOT 10:21:29
IN Q=one thing JDF

((BETH STANLEY/ROANOKE VALLEY JDF: ONE THING THE JDF HAS ALREADY FUNDED IS TO IMPROVE THE LIVES OF DIABETICS. 10 YEARS AGO WE DIDN'T HAVE LASER SURGERY FOR THE EYES WE HAVE BETTER INSULIN, BETTER INSULIN DELIVERY.))
SUPER=01-Beth Stanley/Roanoke Valley JDF;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=insulin delivery
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18-hundred people walked the six mile course.
Tens of thousands of people are diagnosed with diabetes each year.
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55Politics


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=eea
TAPE#96-83
GRAPHIC=Campaign 96


Last night's Senate debate between John Warner and Mark Warner is being described as polite rather than hard- hitting.
The two men met face to face for an hour in Williamsburg.
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During that hour they took questions from voters across the state.
On the hot topic of taxes, the candidates split on when Americans should get a big break.
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SOT 15:34:41
IN Q=I want a simplified

((JOHN WARNER/I WANT A SIMPLIFIED TAX CODE, ONE THAT IS FAIR AND ONE THAT ALLOWS WORKING AMERICANS TO RETAIN MORE OF THEIR EARNINGS.
SOT 15:37:45

MARK WARNER/ WE GOTTA PUT OFF THE MASSIVE TAX RELIEF UNTIL WE GET OUR FISCAL HOUSE IN ORDER, WE CAN'T HAVE BOTH.))
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=Warner, John


John Warner also promised to end the I-R-S as it is today,
SS=Warner, Mark

while Mark Warner pledged to support a balanced budget amendment.

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Morning fog will give way to Increasing clouds. Highs today will be in the upper 60s.
The chance of rain will build tonight, when we may see some drizzle. Lows will be in the lower 50s.

8VMI


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=vmi
SUPER=19-Melanie Moon;


Virginia Military Institute's Board of Visitors decided last week to stay public and go co-ed.
And now VMI is actively recruiting women by sending literature to 30 thousand college bound women.
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SUPER=@file;


The school also will have an open house for men and women in October.
No quota for the first class of women has been announced.
But school officials say women can expect to face the same challenges as male cadets.
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8HUD-Housing


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-84
GRAPHIC=Housing


The process of becoming a homeowner can be difficult and intimidating.
But the Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority is lending a helping hand.
Denise Allen introduces us to the first family to take advantage of the Homeownership Opportunities Program.
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SOT
IN Q=I GOT A HOME!
SUPER=01-Denise Stanley/New Homeowner; :00
SUPER=@Denise1; :20
SUPER=01-Devona Springer/Roanoke Housing Authority; :30
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :53
RUNS=1:29
OUT Q=News 7
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SOT tape 1 14:35:33
IN Q=i got a house

((DENISE STANLEY/NEW HOMEOWNER: I GOT A HOUSE! I GOT A HOUSE! I WAS SO THRILLED. I JUST COULDN'T WAIT TO GET HOME TO TELL THEM WE FINALLY GOT THE KEY.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=THE KEY


Denise Stanley and her two daughters are the first family to purchase a home through the Homeownership Opportunities Program. STAND UP TAPE 2 15:32:12 DENISE ALLEN/NEWS 7 REPORTER: HOP HELPS MODERATE TO LOW INCOME FAMILIES BUY THEIR FIRST HOME.
THE HOUSES ARE BUILT ON PROPERTY OWNED BY THE ROANOKE REDEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING AUTHORITY.
EACH IS CUSTOMIZED TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE BUYER.
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SOT TAPE 1 14:57:53
IN Q=IT'S A ONE

((DEVONA SPRINGER/ROANOKE HOUSING AUTHORITY: IT'S A ONE MILLION DOLLAR EFFORT TO HELP THE CITY'S NEED FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING AND AS WE ALL KNOW HOMEOWNERSHIP IS A BIG DEAL AND IT'S SOMETHING THE AUTHORITY LIKES TO PROMOTE.))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=TO PROMOTE
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SOT TAPE 1 14:35:03
IN Q=I GOT TO

((I GOT TO PICK THE SIDING, THE ROOF. MY CARPETING, FLOORING AND MY DESIGN IN MY BATHROOM, WHICH WAY I WANTED THAT TO GO.))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=THAT TO GO


The Stanley family just moved into their new three bedroom home.
Denise says it took a lot of planning to make her dream of being a homeowner a reality.
The HOP program helped her weed through the financial and legal red tape.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT tape 1 14:33:08
IN Q=SHE SAID

((SHE SAID IT WOULDN'T BE LONG JUST TO GO AHEAD AND DO THE THINGS I WAS DOING--GETTING MY FINANCES IN ORDER. SHE TOLD ME IT WOULD BE UP TO TWO YEARS AND I THOUGHT THAT WAS BECAUSE I WAS REALLY READY TO MOVE AT THAT TIME.))
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=AT THAT TIME


Denise Stanley says her new home was well worth the wait.
Now she says her children will know what it's like to have a home of their own.
Denise Allen News 7.))

8Lever-Soap


ANCHOR=Len
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-71
GRAPHIC=None


A Roanoke woman and 40 others took their singing out of the shower and onto a stage in Hollywood.
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SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA;


It was the 19-96 Lever Brothers "Singing in the Shower" contest held at Universal Studios.
Dianne Rhodes of Roanoke tried to win yesterday with this song.
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SOT 14:02:28 & 13:39:00
IN Q=nat sound...I ask

((DIANNE RHODES: I ASK YOU IF MY SKIN IS SILKY AND WITH A TOUCH YOU REPLIED OH YES. I SAID WELL BABY THAT'S JUST MY BATHING BEAUTY BAR. I ALWAYS CARESS BEFORE I DRESS AND I USE LEVER.
DOWNTOWN JULIE BROWN/EMCEE: IT'S REALLY KIND OF COOKY. IT'S KINDA FUN. IT GIVES SOMEBODY THE OPPORTUNITY TO GET A LITTLE BIT OF THE SHOW BUSINESS THAT THEY PROBABLY WOULD NEVER HAVE BEFORE.))
SUPER=01-Dianne Rhodes/Roanoke Resident; :00
SUPER=01-Downtown Julie Brown/Emcee; :17
RUNS=:25
OUT Q=have before.
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Contestants performed Parodys songs, in real showers with running water using Lever product names.
Scotty Alston of North Carolina cleaned up, winning the first place prize of five-thousand dollars with this act:
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SOT 14:01:07
IN Q=I like it. I love

((SCOTTY ALSTON: I LIKE IT. I LOVE IT. I WANT SOME MORE OF IT. I TRY SO HARD AND CAN'T GET ENOUGH. DON'T KNOW WHAT IT IS LIKE THE FEEL OF IT. I LIKE IT. I LOVE IT. I WANT SOME MORE OF IT. ))
SUPER=01-Scotty Alston/Chapel Hill Resident;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=more of it.
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Performances were judged for brand name use, creativity, originality, and delivery.
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Turning now to the forecast,
Morning fog will give way to Increasing clouds. Highs will be in the upper 60s with light winds.
We may see some drizzle tonight, as temperatures fall into the low to mid 50s. Tomorrow, it will be cloudy and cool with a chance of some more drizzle.