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7chase

ANCHOR=Melanie
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TAPE#96-71
GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident
SUPER=19-Melanie Moon;


A police chase that ended in a multiple car crash killed a Covington man last night.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


The chase started in Alleghany County when police clocked a stolen car traveling close 90 miles an hour.
The state police called off the chase as the car approached a dangerous intersection on Route 2-20 South in Botetourt County.
Police say the suspect, 19 year old Timothy Stocks, continued to flee and slammed into two cars, hitting a grey Volkswagen head on.
The driver of the Volkswagon, 29- year- old Timothy Wayne Mays died at the scene.
One person in the other car was hurt and taken to Roanoke Memorial hospital.
Stocks and a passenger in his car were also taken to R-M-H.
Charges are pending.
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7Galax-Murder


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-70
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


Galax have made two arrests in the murder of an elderly man.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Galax;


A week and a half ago, 79- year- old Willie Goins was found dead in his home.
He had suffered multiple stab wounds to his chest and his wallet had been stolen.
The main suspects in the case were 37- year- old Charles Howard, and 21- year- old (TEE-sha) Tisha Howard-- a married couple who lived nearby.
The two apparently skipped town, but were found Friday in Tacoma Park, Maryland.
They have been charged with first degree murder, but that could change.
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SOT 13:19:36
IN Q=The murder

((GREG GOAD/COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY: THE MURDER WITH THE ROBBERY ELEMENT WOULD MAKE IT CAPITAL MURDER... IF THAT IS THE CASE IN THE FUTURE. ))
SUPER=01-Greg Goad/Commonwealth's Attorney;
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


Charles and (TEE-sha) Tisha Howard are expected to be sent back to Galax this week.
A hearing date has not been set.

7Pulaski-Murder


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#96-79
GRAPHIC=murder


Three men are charged with capital murder and armed robbery in connection
with the death of a Pulaski County man. (----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pulaski Co.;


Investigators say 43- year- old Elmer Fisher was stabbed and held under water last week along the New River.
31- year- old Eddie Gibson was apprehended Saturday in Richmond, 27- year- old Joseph Graham Junior was picked up Friday night in Tazewell and, 22- year- old Darick Wetzel was arrested at his home in Pulaski County.
Police think the killing may have stemmed from some kind of dispute between the men.
The three suspects were formally charged yesterday and are being held without bond.
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7Explore


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-73
GRAPHIC=Explore


More visitors may be headed to Roanoke County.
By the end of next year, a spur from the Blue Ridge Parkway will bring visitors into Virginia's Explore Park.
Their first stop will be a new welcome center.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Yesterday, the living history museum announced a gift of 500- thousand dollars from members of the Taubman family.
The donation will cover the entire cost of constructing the seven thousand square foot building.
It will be named in memory of Arthur Taubman, the Roanoke civic leader and businessman who built Advance Auto into a national chain.
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IN Q=My grandfather

((MARC TAUBMAN: MY GRANDFATHER WAS A GREAT BELIEVER IN EDUCATION FOR ALL AND HE WAS ALSO A GREAT BELIEVER IN THE ROANOKE COMMUNITY. AND WE FEEL THAT GIVING THIS MONEY TO THE EXPLORE PARK REALLY FURTHERS EDUCATION FOR EVERYBODY IN THE ROANOKE COMMUNITY.)) ((RUPERT CUTLER/EXPLORE DIRECTOR: YOUR VIEWERS ARE FAMILIAR WITH COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG. REMEMBER THE INFORMATION CENTER THERE, WHERE YOU SEE THE MOTION PICTURE AND ARTIFACTS AND BUY YOUR TICKETS. IT WILL THAT KIND OF FACILITY OF WHICH WE'LL ALL BE PROUD. AND WE REALLY THANK THE TAUBMAN FAMILY FOR IT.))
SUPER=07-Marc Taubman; :00
SUPER=01-Rupert Cutler/Explore Director;
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OUT Q=the Taubman family for it.
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VO-NAT


The parkway spur is now under construction.
And park officials hope the road and the welcome center will be completed by the end of next year.
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7weather


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Turning now to the weather,
Expect a cloudy day today with light rain possible. highs in the mid 60s.
Tonight we should see more clouds with a chance of some drizzle.
Lows will be in the upper 50s. 7BIRTHDAYS! 10/2/96

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55Transport-Center


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#596-39
GRAPHIC=None
SUPER=19-Melanie Moon;


The New River Valley is looking at taking tractor trailer traffic off of our states interstate highways.
Leaders in the valley are talking intermodal these days.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


Intermodal parks make carrying freight more efficient by providing a facility where cargo can be easily switched between rail cars and tractor trailers.
SUPER=03-Dublin;


During a transportation summit at New River Community College yesterday, the idea of setting one up in Dublin was a big theme.
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SOT 11:01:01
IN Q=The railroad's

((HIAWATHA NICELY/PULASKI ENCOURAGING PROGRESS: THE RAILROAD'S THERE. WE HAVE LAND AVAILABLE FOR SUCH A USE, AND WE KNOW WE HAVE THE TRAFFIC AVAILABLE, SO WE HAVE TO BRING ALL THOSE TOGETHER.))
SUPER=01-Hiawatha Nicely/Pulaski Encouraging Progress;
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VO-NAT


The leader of a local group called Pulaski Encouraging Progress says there's a lot of traffic on the interstates bringing materials from our area to the ports of Hampton Roads.
And with a rail line in place that already goes to Hampton Roads, it would be easier to just put the cargo on a rail car at an intermodal park.
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55L'burg-Sewer


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-69
GRAPHIC=Lynchburg Seal


President Clinton is expected to send 20- million- dollars in sewer repair money to Lynchburg.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/File Tape;


The money, part of the Water Resources Development Act, will help the city pay for its combined sewer overflow project.
That 20- year, 200- million dollar program is revamping Lynchburg's sewer system to comply with E-P-A regulations.
City officials said yesterday any help the federal government can provide will be gladly accepted.
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SOT 2:59:15
IN Q=We, again, have

((TERRY REID/LYNCHBURG UTILITIES DIRECTOR: WE AGAIN HAVE EMPHASIZED IN OUR TRIPS TO WASHINGTON, THAT THE CITY HAS DONE ITS PART IN SPENDING ITS SHARE OF THE FUNDING, IT WAS TIME FOR THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO STEP TO THE PLATE AND HELP US OUT.)) ((RAY BOOTH/PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR: WHAT IT WILL DO IN THE LONG TERM FOR THE CITY IS WE'LL BE ABLE TO COMPLETE THIS PROGRAM SO MUCH FASTER, THAT THIS BURDEN WILL NOT BE PLACED ON THE RATEPAYERS TWENTY YEARS FROM NOW.))
SUPER=01-Terry Reid/Lynchburg Utilities Director; :00
SUPER=01-Ray Booth/Public Works Director; :15
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OUT Q=twenty years from now.
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VO-NAT


Booth says additional requests for federal funding will be made in the future.
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55weather


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Turning now to the weather,
Expect a cloudy day today with light rain possible.
Highs will be in the mid 60s.
Tonight there's a thirty percent chance for more rain.
Lows will be in the upper 50s.
Looking ahead, expect more light rain and drizzle tomorrow.
Highs will be in the upper 60s.

8chase


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#96-71
GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident
SUPER=19-Melanie Moon;


A Covington man died last night in a multiple car accident during a from a high speed police chase.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


The chase started in Alleghany County when police clocked a stolen vehicle traveling close 90 miles an hour.
The state police called off the chase as the car approached a dangerous intersection on Route 2-20 South in Botetourt County.
Police say the suspect, 19 year old Timothy Stocks, continued to flee and slammed into two cars, hitting a grey Volkswagen head on.
The driver of the Volkswagon, 29- year- old Timothy Wayne Mays died at the scene.
One person in the other car was hurt and taken to Roanoke Memorial hospital.
Stocks and a passenger in his car were also taken to R-M-H.
Charges are pending.
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8Alleghany


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=eea
TAPE#96-72
GRAPHIC=Housing


A run down building in Clifton Forge will get a major face lift next year, but that not good news for some current tennants.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Clifton Forge;


A small group of residents will have to move out before the Alleghany Building can be renovated.
They say the Alleghany Housing Alliance promised to pay the difference in their rent, and the deposit on their utilities.
But some of the tenants moved out early, saying conditions in the building were too bad to stay.
The problem is, the Alleghany Housing Alliance doesn't yet have the funding to help them with their rent and utilities.
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IN Q=you can't pay

10:53:38 ((JUDY WILLIAMS/TENANT'S MOTHER; YOU CAN'T PAY THE RENT ON PROMISES. THERE'S NOBODY AROUND, WHEN I GO PAY MY BILLS, I HAVE TO HAVE MONEY.))
SOT 11:12:09

((GLYNN LOOPE, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY; IT'S A POSSIBILITY OF A TIMING QUESTION, AND THE LOGISTICS OF WHEN PEOPLE GET THEIR ASSISTANCE AND THE LIKE, BUT THE HOUSING ALLIANCE ASSURED THE EXISTING RESIDENTS AND THE CITY OF CLIFTON FORGE THESE PEOPLE WILL BE TAKEN CARE OF DURING THE PROCESS.))
SUPER=01-Judy Williams/Tenant's Mother;
SUPER=01-Glynn Loope/Economic Development Authority;
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=hold


Economic Development Officials say the tenants were told the money wouldn't be available until the end of the year.

8Goodlatte


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#96-81
GRAPHIC=NONE


A taste of Hollywood came to the Hotel Roanoke last night.
As Kimberly McBroom tells us, Congressman Sonny Bono used his showbiz past to his advantage.
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IN Q=He never broke
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=01-Rep. Sonny Bono/(R) California; :06
SUPER=@Goodlatte; :43
SUPER=@Kimberly1; 1:20
RUNS=1:29
OUT Q=McBroom, News 7

(( He never broke into song, but Sonny Bono did make a return to his comedic roots.
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SOT tape 2 20:46:16
IN Q=Sometimes the press

((REP. SONNY BONO/R-CALIFORNIA: SOMETIMES THE PRESS SAYS, HOW CAN YOU BE A CONGRESSMAN AND NOT BE A POLITICIAN? AND I SIMPLY ANSWER, I'M NOT A SINGER EITHER, BUT I MADE A LOT OF MONEY DOING IT. ))
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OUT Q=money doing it


Most Republican supporters, and of course, Sonny Bono fans managed to get a photo and handshake from Congress's most famous member.
Bono's appearance was to benefit Congressman Bob Goodlatte's re- election campaign.
In turn, the Virginia Republican had kind words for who he had first considered an unusual choice for Congress.
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SOT tape 2 20:38:37

((REP. BOB GOODLATTE/R- VIRGINIA: SO OFTEN WHEN THESE DEBATES ARE SO HEATED. SO OFTEN WHEN THEY GET DOWN TO THE DETAIL AND THE LEGALESE, SONNY BONO'S COMMON SENSE PIERCES THROUGH THAT. ))
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Bono says he first entered politics because he was outraged by all the bureaucracy in government-- and wanted to help change it.
But he was surprised at the similiarities between politics and show biz.
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SOT tape 1 20:07:16

((I WAS AMAZED AT HOW SIMILAR THEY WERE. OUR JOB IS TO LOSE ALL THAT, FORGET YOUR EGO, FORGET YOUR POWER TRIP. AND WHATEVER PURPOSE YOU HAVE, GO DO THAT. ))
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Standup here KIMBERLY MCBROOM/NEWS 7: CONGRESSMAN BONO CALLS CONGRESSMAN GOODLATTE A GOOD FRIEND. AND BY THE NUMBER OF SUPPORTERS HERE-- IT LOOKS LIKE THIS POLITICAL DUO IS HITTING THE RIGHT NOTE WITH VOTERS. KIMBERLY MCBROOM, NEWS 7. ))


8weather


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Turning now to the weather,
Expect a cloudy day today with light rain possible.
Highs will be in the mid 60s.
Tonight there's a thirty percent chance for more rain.
Lows will be in the upper 50s. Highs will be in the upper 60s. Looking ahead, expect more light rain and drizzle tomorrow.