08:25-01

7Helvestine

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-72
GRAPHIC=Frank Helvestine
SUPER=@Melanie1;


A suspect in a racially charged bombing that happened 21 years ago was turned in by his family.
That's according to Roanoke County Police.
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VO-NAT


The explosion in the parking lot of a Roanoke County apartment building, killed a young bystander... 23- month old Carrie Mask.
SUPER=03-Salem/Last Week;


Authorities say they believe Helvestine was an accessory before the fact.
They say the man who actually placed the bomb has since died.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=hold


Yesterday, Judge Roy Willet set bond at 200- thousand dollars.

7Allman


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


Scott Allman has been sentenced to 15 years behind bars for his part in the fatal accident that killed three members of a Vinton family.
A Roanoke County judge handed down the sentence yesterday.
Allman pleaded no contest to involuntary manslaughter and other charges.
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SOT 10:43:31
IN Q=I have been having nightmares

((SCOTT ALLMAN: I HAVE BEEN HAVING NIGHTMARES AND EVERYTHING ABOUT THIS. I KNOW I OWE THE FAMILY SOMETHING AND I WANT TO HELP THESE KIDS NOT TO MAKE THE SAME MISTAKES I DID.))
SUPER=01-Scott Allman/Defendant;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=mistakes I did.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


Allman was accused of killing Lori Mason, Thomas Faucher (FOE-shur) and their young daughter Joleen in April.
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./April 21;


He was fleeing from police when their cars collided at the intersection of Williamson and Plantation Roads.
Yesterday, relatives of the victims said they will fight to outlaw high-speed pursuits in Virginia.
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SOT 11:11:40
IN Q=I know the state of New York

((TOM FAUCHER/FATHER OF VICTIM: I KNOW THE STATE OF NEW YORK HAS OUTLAWED THEM. FLORIDA I BELIEVE IF THEY HAVEN'T YET, THEY'RE GOING TO, ON THE VERGE OF OUTLAWING IT. NORTH CAROLINA HAS OUTLAWED HIGH SPEED CHASES AND IT'S TIME VIRGINIA CAUGHT UP WITH WHAT IS GOING ON AROUND HERE.))
SUPER=01-Tom Faucher/Father of Victim;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=going on around here.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


Tom Faucher (FOE-shur) and other relatives urged the judge to impose the maximum penalty of 32 years in prison, but after the hearing they said they were satisfied with Allman's sentence.

7Pedestrian


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=none


A Wirtz man was struck and killed by a car last night.
Police say Henry Roosevelt Green was walking east in the traffic lane of route 900 in Franklin County when he was hit.
Green was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police are still investigating.

7Trash-Pickup


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#96-79
GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Seal


Trash Haulers in the Roanoke Valley want local governments to stay out of commercial trash collection.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The private companies say at one time commercial waste was collected in this area by local government but it was decided the private sector could do it more cost effectively.
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9 45 28 00 - 9 45 42 00
SOT
IN Q=After having made that

((H. BENSON DENDY/THE VECTRE CORPORATION: AFTER HAVING MADE THAT DECISION WE'RE NOT FAMILIAR WITH ANOTHER JURISDICTION WHICH HAS THEN DECIDED TO COMPETE WITH THE PRIVATE SECTOR TO TAKE IT BACK INTO THE PUBLIC SECTOR.))
SUPER=01-H. Benson Dendy/The Vectre Corporation;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=the public sector.
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VO-NAT


Later this month Roanoke City Council is expected to reconsider its decision to prohibit the Roanoke Valley Resource Authority from competing for the right to provide commercial waste collection.
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7Villa-Maria


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-81
GRAPHIC=none


A historic mansion in Lynchburg is about to be destroyed, and a local school wants to stop that from happening.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


The 90- year- old Villa Maria house on Rivermont Avenue could be torn down if a Richmond- based developer has its way.
Manor House wants to build an 89- bed retirement home on the five- acre site.
But nearby New Covenant School can block the project by purchasing the property itself.
It needs donations to come up with the 1- and- a- half- million- dollar price tag.
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SOT 3:51:02
IN Q=We just feel

((DR. ROBERT LITTLEJOHN/NEW COVENANT SCHOOL: WE JUST FEEL THAT WE NEED TO MAKE THE PUBLIC AWARE OF THIS WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY THAT WE HAVE AND IF THE COMMUNITY SEES FIT TO STEP FORWARD AND HELP US, WE REJOICE IN THAT.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Robert Littlejohn/New Covenant School; :00
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=rejoice in that.
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VO-NAT


New Covenant's right of first refusal to buy the property expires in just TEN days, so the school needs to act quickly.
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7WEATHER


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



SUPER=X5000;SET DISSOLVE
SUPER=314-Morning Fog/Partly Sunny/78-82/Increasing Clouds/Possible

Showers/53-57;

SUPER=#555;RESET


Turning now to the weather forecast,
some early fog in places should give way to partly sunny skies, with temperatures around 80.
Overnight, rain may begin, and lows will be in the mid 50s.
7BIRTHDAYS! 10/18/96
Friday:

SUPER=130-11/Meranda Hayden/Crockett;



SUPER=130-11/Ashley Stump/Salem;



SUPER=130-7/Katie Conover/Dry Fork;



SUPER=130-7/Amanda Dalton/Willis;



SUPER=130-4/T.J. Erlywine/Salem;



SUPER=130-/Agnes Osborne/Gretna;



SUPER=130-8/Steven Sova/Lynchburg;



SUPER=130-30/David Heptinstall/Vinton;



SUPER=130-12/Courtney Chappelear/Goodview;



SUPER=130-8/Brandon Madison/Red Oak;



SUPER=130-55/Norma Swearengin/Millboro;



SUPER=130-3/Ian Reed/Hardy;


Saturday:

SUPER=130-40/Deborah Tweedy/Lynch Station;



SUPER=130-2/Jesse Wheeler/Thaxton;



SUPER=130-11/Tyrone Hamlett/Danville;



(Anniversary)
SUPER=130-50th/John & Reva Steele Jr./Riner;



SUPER=130-1/Kristina Smith/South Boston;



SUPER=130-7/Ryan Asbell/South Boston;



SUPER=130-68/Charles Surber/Wirtz;



SUPER=130-1/Sa'Mone Moore/Covington;



(Anniversary)
SUPER=130-53rd/Mr & Mrs. Billy Moore/Gretna;


No Pictures:

SUPER=130-3/Carlye Garst/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-52/L.D. Nichols/Rocky Mount;



(Anniversary)



SUPER=130-16th/Randy & Cindy Webb/Roanoke;


55Yokohama


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-82
GRAPHIC=Yokohama


Some workers at the Yokohama Tire plant in Salem are worried about the future.
Specifically more layoffs.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


Yesterday, a series of large-scale meetings got underway.
Employees are being told by company officials that they need to be more efficient in their work.
In recent months, about 100 manufacturing jobs have been eliminated at the plant.
Tuesday, union representatives met with a Yokohama management team.
Sources tell News-7 that the company would not rule out the possibility of future layoffs.
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55General-Shale


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-78
GRAPHIC=NONE


A Botetourt County company achieves a major safety milestone.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


The 100 workers at General Shale Brick have toiled for ONE-MILLION hours without a lost time accident.
The journey to this record began more than six years ago.
The company president says this is something that he believes has never been done in the brick manufacturing industry.
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SOT 12:46:41
IN Q=If you

((DICK GREEN/GENERAL SHALE BRICK PRESIDENT: IF YOU HAD A THOUSAND EMPLOYEES REACH A MILLION MAN HOURS, THAT WOULD BE A GREAT ACCOMPLISHMENT, BUT FOR A PLANT THAT HAS AROUND 100 EMPLOYEES TO MAKE A MILLION MAN HOURS IS A TREMENDOUS ACCOMPLISHMENT.))
SUPER=01-Dick Green/General Shale President;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=tremendous accomplishment.
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VO-NAT


General Shale is one of the largest brick manufacturers in the country.
It has 17 plants across the U-S, including one in Marion.
The company mainly supplies residential customers, but it does do some commercial work.
For example, General Shale bricks were used to build the Olympic Stadium the Atlanta Braves will use next season.
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55Giles-Computer


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-71
GRAPHIC=Education


Giles County's Eastern Elementary is the first school in the WORLD linked to the Internet via satellite.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Giles Co.;


The benefit is high-speed access you can't get with a modem.
The link eliminates down time spent waiting for information, and allows teachers and students to move ahead with their lessons.
It's currently only available on one computer, but the plan is to extend it to every Eastern classroom.
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SOT 23:20:27
IN Q=

((JEFF YOUNG/TEACHER: THERE IS A NETWORK CARD THAT WE HOPE TO HAVE VERY SOON HERE THAT WE CAN PUT IN OUR COMPUTER THAT WILL ALLOW EACH CLASSROOM THE SAME ACCESS THROUGH THE SATELLITE. ))
SUPER=01-Jeff Young/Teacher;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=through the satellite.
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VO-NAT


Hughes Aircraft is providing the link through a joint project with Virginia Tech, the New Century Council and Giles County schools.
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55WEATHER


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



SUPER=X5000;SET DISSOLVE
SUPER=314-Morning Fog/Partly Sunny/78-82/Increasing Clouds/Possible

Showers/53-57;

SUPER=#555;RESET


Turning now to the weather forecast,
some early fog in places should give way to partly sunny skies, with temperatures around 80.
Overnight, rain may begin, and lows will be in the mid 50s.

8Danville-Police


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-84
GRAPHIC=NONE
SUPER=@Melanie1;


Assault and battery charges have been dropped against a Danville police officer.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


A judge dismissed the case yesterday against Officer Doyle Cook.
The parents of 17- year- old Jonathon Moran sought the warrant saying Cook used excessive force while arresting their son for violating probation.
Witnesses testified they heard several thumps and screaming after Cook took the teenager into a bathroom.
Cook tells a different story.
He testified Moran was trying to run and that he only used enough force to get the teen into handcuffs.
The judge said both could have handled the situation better.
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SOT
IN Q=I'm very

((BRIAN TURPIN/DEFENSE ATTORNEY:I'M VERY HAPPY FOR OFFICER COOK, WHETHER OFFICER COOK DISAGREES WITH THE JUDGE'S OPINION OR NOT, IS REALLY NOT RELEVANT. OFFICER COOK WAS FOUND NOT GUILTY AND THAT'S ALL WE REALLY CARE ABOUT AT THIS POINT. ))
SUPER=01-Brian Turpin/Defense Attorney; :00
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=at this point.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=none


The judge also dismissed a resisting arrest charge against Jonathon Moran.
The teen's parents say they're considering a civil lawsuit.


8Citadel


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-74
GRAPHIC=Citadel


The Interim President of the Citadel is offering some advice to his counterpart at Virginia Military Institute:
"Make sure the cadets buy into whatever you do."
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SOT 11:07:15
IN Q=Cadets run the

((GEN. CLIFF POOLE/THE CITADEL'S INTERIM PRESIDENT: CADETS RUN THE CORPS. IF THE CADET SYSTEM- -THE CADET LEADERSHIP- -SUPPORT THE DECISION, IT'S GOING TO WORK. I THINK THE CADET LEADERSHIP AT THE CITADEL HAS NOT ONLY ACCEPTED, BUT SUPPORT THE DECISION AS BEING THE CORRECT ONE. THEY'VE MOVED OUT VERY SMARTLY, AND THEY ARE TAKING THE LEAD ON THIS.))
SUPER=01-Gen. Cliff Poole/The Citadel's Interim President
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=on this.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Charleston, SC


General Poole says he wished- -"with all his heart and soul" that V-M-I and the Citadel could have remained all male.
But he says the Citadel is a law-abiding school.
The Board voted to accept women two days after the Supreme Court ruled against V-M-I in June.
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8Safe-Halloween


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#net (edit of 96-86)
GRAPHIC=NONE


With Halloween only a few weeks away a costume is not the only thing parents need to prepare.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-Last Year;


Kids are busy thinking about candy-- so it's up to parents to think about safety.
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SOT halloween safety tape 17:28:56

((LIN YOUNG/CARILION PEDIATRIC SERVICES DIR.: THERE HAVE BEEN SITUATIONS WHERE CHILDREN HAVE RECEIVED ITEMS THAT MIGHT BE DANGEROUS FOR THEM, SO I THINK IT'S REAL IMPORTANT THAT PARENTS SUPERVISE THEIR CHILDREN. CHILDREN GO TO HOUSES OF PEOPLE THAT THEY KNOW IN THEIR OWN NEIGHBORHOODS, AND THAT PARENTS DO SUPERVISE THE CANDY EATING. ))
SUPER=01-Lin Young/Carilion Pediatric Services Director;
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=candy eating.
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VO-NAT


Young says make sure your child's costume fits properly-- and is made of flame retardant material.
Having a reflective strip sewn onto their clothing is also a good idea.

Police say a good rule of thumb for parents-- only let your child trick or treat alone if you'd leave them home alone.
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8Interstate-Johnson


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-85
GRAPHIC=NONE


A local branch of a North Carolina brokerage firm is moving to downtown Roanoke.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Interstate-Johnson Lane is moving into space on Jefferson Street where the Sidney's retail store used to be... but the building's been renovated inside and out.
Jim Morgan, the company's C-E-O, was on hand for the grand opening.
He had this to say about the value of the stock market, now that the Dow Jones Industrial Average has passed the 6000 mark.
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SOT 17:47:01
IN Q=The 6000

((JIM MORGAN/INTERSTATE JOHNSON LANE CEO: THE 6000 LEVEL HAS I THINK MADE PEOPLE PERCEIVE IT AS BEING OVERVALUED. BUT MY FEELING IS THAT THE FUNDAMENTALS THAT ARE OUT THERE IN CORPORATE AMERICA, AND THE LOW INTEREST RATES REALLY MAKE THE DOW JUST WHERE IT OUGHT TO BE RIGHT NOW. ))
SUPER=01-Jim Morgan/Interstate Johnson Lane CEO;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=right now.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


Morgan is known as one of the premier stock pickers in America.
He says it depends on the individual company, but there are several sectors of the economy where there are some good stocks to buy, like consumer products, health care, and technology firms.

8WEATHER


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



SUPER=X5000;SET DISSOLVE
SUPER=314-Morning Fog/Partly Sunny/78-82/Increasing Clouds/Possible

Showers/53-57;

SUPER=#555;RESET


Turning now to the weather forecast,
some early fog in places should give way to partly sunny skies, with temperatures around 80. take extended Overnight, rain may begin, and lows will be in the mid 50s.