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NOON-HEADLINES

TALENT=Beth
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A Peruvian airliner crashes in the Pacific. Rescue workers search for survivors as emergency crews line the shore.
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And Botetourt County School bus drivers demand a meeting with school officials to discuss their grievances. We'll have a live report.
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More clouds and showers for today, but changes are in store overnight as we look for clearing and cooler conditions for the end of the week. Stay tuned for all the forecast details, plus a look a sports.
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Don't go away, the news is next.

Peru


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=plane crash


A Peruvian Plane crashed into the Pacific Ocean early this morning.
The plane reportedly took off from Miami. It had a layover in Lima, Peru and then took off again for Santiago.
The airline says the pilot reported mechanical failure shortly after take off.
Emergency crews have been parked along the beach as rescue workers search the waters north of Lima.
So far there are no known survivors, but information is just coming in.
Angela Ray is at the Miami airport with the latest. Take from *****NEWSPATH******
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Bus-Drivers


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-74
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At the beginning of the school year some Botetourt County parents were upset over school bus routes.
They felt their children were getting home too late.
Now bus drivers are the ones complaining
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and they are threatening to strike if demands are not met.
Scott Prince joins us from Botetourt County with the latest.
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Chase-Fatal


ANCHOR=beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-75
GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident


A Kentucky man may face a charge of vehicular homicide, after Monday night's fatal crash in Botetourt County.
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The accident took the life of 29-year old Timothy Wayne Mays of Covington.
The cars collided on a two-lane stretch of US 220 near Gala (GAY-luh).
18- year- old Timothy Stocks was still in the hospital last night, and charges had not been filed, but authorities in Botetourt County say they are considering their options.
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((JOEL BRANSCOM/BOTETOURT CO. PROSECUTOR: SINCE THERE WAS A DEATH INVOLVED, YOU NORMALLY LOOK AT MANSLAUGHTER. MY PROBLEM WITH THAT IS THAT MANSLAUGHTER CARRIES A MAXIMUM 10 YEAR SENTENCE. THE LARCENY OF THE VEHICLE IS MORE SERIOUS AT LEAST SENTENCE WISE. THERE SEEMS TO BE AN ELEMENT OF MALICE HERE, SO I AM LOOKING VERY CLOSELY AT SOME WAY TO CHARGE HOMICIDE IN THIS CASE.))
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The accident followed a high speed pursuit that began on Interstate 64 in Alleghany County, and continued south on 220.
The car Stocks was driving was reported stolen in Kentucky.
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ANCHOR=Beth
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The state trooper called off the chase moments before the crash, and yesterday state police officials said HE did follow department policy.

Fatal-React


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=eea
TAPE# 96-68
GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident


The tragic accident robbed a Covington mother of her only son.
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Sarah Mays describes her son Timothy as a very special person. Covington residents often saw him with a camera in his hand. His mother says he loved photography since he was boy. He would have celebrated his 30th birthday this month.
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Funeral services for Timothy Mays will be held Thursday morning in Covington.


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Still to come in the newscast,
Citizens of Martinsville and Henry County make their opinions known on the proposed merger of the TWO municipalities.
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And,
A major player in the OJ Simpson criminal trial-- may face a trial of his OWN.
That and more when we come back.
But first let's check in with patrick.
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Middle-East


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


Israeli and Palestinian negotiators are meeting with Secretary of State Christopher this morning.
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This, after talks that ran through the night, in search of a formula to renew Mideast peace talks.
President Clinton has been briefed on the overnight developments.
And Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat are expected back at the White House for further talks.
The two met privately yesterday afternoon for about three hours.
The two-day summit is expected to conclude later today with a formal statement.
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Kim


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


Prosecutors are appealing a decision to release a civilian naval intelligence employee on bond.
Robert Kim is accused of passing classified documents to South Korea.
A hearing is set for today in Alexandria.
Prosecutors say South Korean-born Kim gave more than 50 classified documents to a South Korean agent.
They claim to have a 27-page transcript of a conversation Kim had with several South Korean naval officials that support the charges.

Fuhrman


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=fuhrman


Mark Fuhrman's statements on the stand during the O.J. Simpson murder trial may be coming BACK to haunt him.
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A Los Angeles television station is reporting the former L-A police detective will be charged with perjury by the state Attorney General's office.
The report says Fuhrman faces the charge for denying that he had used a racial slur in the last ten years.
Fuhrman may enter a plea as early as Wednesday. He could face up to four years in prison if convicted.
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Merger-Meeting


ANCHOR=beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#96-82
GRAPHIC=NONE


Martinsville and Henry County officials are trying to decide IF the city and county should merge.
And last night they heard from residents.
Kimberly McBroom has the story from last night's public hearing.
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(( The idea of consolidation is often a scary concept for residents to grasp.
It was last considered in Martinsville and Henry County back in 1982.
Now, local leaders are asking citizens their opinions about doing a study on it in 1996.
Some say a merger would not be equally fair to both the city and the county.
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((S.E. MORAN/MERGER STUDY OPPONENT: THE CITY, AS I SEE IT, CAN'T OFFER HENRY COUNTY NOTHING. HENRY COUNTY CAN OFFER THEM EVERYTHING. ))
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Residents also expressed concerns about what effect a merger would have on their services.
Some even fretted over what a merged community would be named.
But there were several speakers who welcomed the idea of at least a merger study-- and say residents shouldn't focus only on themselves, but on the area as a whole.
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Residents will have more opportunities to express their opinions. There are four more public hearings planned after this one. Then the city and county will meet jointly next month to decide whether to do the merger study. Kimberly McBroom, News 7.))
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ANCHOR=Melanie
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Ahead on news7 at noon...
Disney University may sound like a fun place to get a four year degree--
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But it's really a place to learn more effective ways to run a company.
We'll get a quick tour when we come back.
Stay with us.
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Shakur


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=none


Police have reportedly have arrested a 22-year-old gang member in connection with the killing of rapper Tupac Shakur (TOO'-pahk shak-KOOR').
A-B-C radio reports that the man and other suspects were arrested in an ongoing police sweep.
Shakur was shot following a boxing match September seventh in Las Vegas.


Fifth-District


ANCHOR=beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-80
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Fifth District candidates Virgil Goode and George Landrith squared off in Farmville last night.
Steve Smallshaw tells us voters may notice more similarities than
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In political terms, it's not much of a debate when the two candidates agree on just about every issue.
From regulating tobacco to balancing the budget, both George Landrith and Virgil Goode touched on many of the same themes.
But in front of this mostly college- age crowd, they disagreed on education: Landrith supports vouchers for public schools, Goode doesn't.
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By far the more partisan candidate, Landrith tried hard to pin the liberal Democrat label on Goode, as he blasted President Clinton for high taxes and low standards.
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But Goode continued to toe the middle line... the maverick politican who bucked his own party in last year's General Assembly, insisted he'd be his own man in Washington.
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Steve Smallshaw, News7, Farmville.))

Disney-University


ANCHOR=beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-69
GRAPHIC=Disney


Disney World in Orlando celebrated its 25th anniversary yesterday.
Meanwhile in Roanoke, they're celebrating the Disney style of management.
Len Besthoff explains.
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Disney World turns 25 this week.
Among those at the big bash; Disney CEO Michael Eisner and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton. Nat Sot
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At the same time, business leaders in the valley are studying the management style of one of the world's most successful companies in a program called Disney University.
The entertainment giant creates everything from theme parks to movies and is among the stocks making up the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
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Disney University's "visiting professor" says a key to its approach is taking the "emotional temperature" of every customer and employee.
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And what would a visit by Disney be without asking about a renewed possibility of putting a successful theme park here, following a botched effort in Fairfax County several years ago.
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((At one point, Nelson County was on a short list of Disney sites. But it sounds like at least for now, either mum's the word, or it's gonna take a wish upon a star to get Disney to come to the Commonwealth. Len Besthoff, News-7. ))
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NRV-Poland


ANCHOR=beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-79
GRAPHIC=Allen


Governor Allen's trade mission to Poland is bearing fruit for two New River Valley businesses.
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The RADVA Corporation announced a deal to supply its pre-fab housing manufacturing equipment to a Polish company.
A new company called Rad-panel will be formed to operate the equipment at a facility in Poland.
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And Virginia Tech Library Systems has signed an agreement to provide software and support services to 24 Polish libraries.
The deal represents an EXPANSION of the company's Polish market. The University of Warsaw currently uses the Virginia Tech Library Systems' software.
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TALENT=beth
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Governor Allen finishes his European trade mission and returns to Virginia today.

Stocks


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=stocks


On Wall Street at Noon, the Dow was UP 28 points.
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Still to come in sports,
The Orioles take game one from the Cleveland Indians...
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With some help from Roberto Alomar-- who has NOT yet started his suspension for THIS spitting incident.
Stay with us.
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Orioles


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-21
GRAPHIC=ORIOLES/INDIANS


It's been a tumultuous few days for major league baseball, but yesterday peace was restored somewhat.
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The umpires who had threatened to boycott the playoffs after Roberto Alomar spat in one of their brethren's face last week, came to work.
As did Alomar who took his spot at second base while being serenaded with a chorus of boos by his home fans.
But once the Orioles and Indians got game one of their series underway they were hitting instead of spitting.
Brady Anderson leads off the game with a solo homer to right and it's 1-to-nothing Orioles.
The Indians Manny Ramirez would answer that with a solo shot of is own to left field. It's 1-to-1 in the top of the second.
B.J. Surhoff would answer that one for the Orioles with another solo blast to right center in the bottom of the second.
But the back and forth nonsense would end in the sixth when the Orioles got five runs, four coming off Bobby Bonilla's grand slam, that plates
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Anderson, Todd Zeile and Rafael Palmiero and the Orioles smoke the Indians 10-to-4 with four homers.
Game two of the best of five series is set for this afternoon at one.
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Umps


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-16
GRAPHIC=BALTIMORE


The umpires were expected to skip yesterday's game even though they wanted to work all along.
The turning point came when A-L President Gen Budig agreed to hear Alomar's suspension appeal this Thursday.
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In case you still have't seen it, here is the spit by Alomar that has caused all of the fuss this since last Friday.
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Byrd


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s6=19
GRAPHIC=GIRLS HOOPS


After opening district play with wins over Botetourt, and Salem, William Byrd needed only to knock off Northside last night to take over control in the Blue Ridge.
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A nice crowd was rocking the Terriers doghouse last night, as those folks would see Stephanie Parnell get Lara Nester's miss and convert the putback in the paint.
But Northside was the real deal, as Amy Heath makes the nice move between two defenders and goes to the hoop for the bucket.
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Crystal Barnett would then get the assist to Samantha Webb for the jumper and Northside rocked Byrd last night with the 50-to-38 win. (-------------)