08:25-01

7Lilly

ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-84
GRAPHIC=Ben Lilly
SUPER=@Beth1;


The capital murder trial of Ben Lilly will enter a fourth day of jury selection today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Christiansburg/Tuesday;


Lilly is accused in the abduction and murder of a Virginia Tech student.
Attorneys are trying to select a panel of 24 jurors from which to choose the final 12 to hear the case.
The problem has been finding people who have not already formed an opinion about the case, as well as people who are willing to consider the evidence before making up their minds about the death penalty.
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7Virginia-Tech


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-78
GRAPHIC=Virginia Tech


Virginia Tech says it is opening "a front door" to businesses that need the university's help.
Yesterday, officials announced changes they hope will encourage economic development and create jobs.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Projects such as the Hotel Roanoke renovation have generated jobs, but Tech President Paul Torgersen says the university can do more to make its resources accessible to the business community.
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SOT 03:59:53
IN Q=We have faculty

((PAUL TORGERSEN/VA. TECH PRESIDENT: WE HAVE FACULTY TALENT THAT IS INCREDIBLE. I CAN'T EVEN BEGIN TO DESCRIBE WHAT I KNOW EXISTS IN THE COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND THEN YOU ADD TO THIS SEVEN COLLEGES ALL OF WHICH HAVE INCREDIBLE TALENT. I THINK WE HAVE THAT AVAILABLE.))
SUPER=01-Paul Torgersen/Virginia Tech President;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=have that available.
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VO-NAT


Tech will create a new advisory board of business leaders and experts, and an internal council of Tech faculty and staff.
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7Real-Estate


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-76
GRAPHIC=NONE


It's called the Virginia State Bar Council... and it's doing its best to "bar" non- lawyers from closing real estate deals.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


They voted for that ban yesterday evening at the Hotel Roanoke.
Attorneys were convinced that agents, independent firms and bankers were not regulated... and therefore not suited to handle such legal transactions.
They feel as if it's in the consumer's best interest.
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SOT 15:58:54
IN Q=If you

((STEVE HANER/VIRGINIA "REAL": IF YOU DON'T HAVE A LAWYER, YOU'RE IN REAL DANGER IN ONE OF THOSE TRANSACTIONS. ))
RUNS=:03
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SOT 15:59:41
IN Q=There's

((HANER: THERE'S VIRTUALLY NO REGULATION OF THIS INDUSTRY. LAWYERS ARE HEAVILY REGULATED. IF A LAWYER DOES YOUR CLOSING, AT LEAST YOU'VE GOT SOME ONE TO COMPLAIN TO. ))
SUPER=01-Steve Haner/Virginia R.E.A.L.;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=complain to


Those opposed to the decision accuse attorneys of trying to monopolize the real estate market.
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SOT 15:54:49
IN Q=This is

((J.R. HIPPLE/CHOICE IN RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE CLOSINGS: THIS IS NOT ABOUT CONSUMER PROTECTION. THIS IS ABOUT THE ECONOMIC INTEREST OF A VERY SMALL GROUP OF REAL ESTATE LAWYERS. THEY'RE CALLED VIRGINIA REAL AND THEY'RE THE ONES THAT REALLY STARTED THIS. ))
SUPER=07-J.R. Hipple
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=started this
ANCHOR=Beth
SS=NONE


Hipple says the average consumer saves more than 40- percent on a house closing when a non- lawyer is used.
The Bar Council will make its recommendation to the state Supreme Court in the coming months.

7Currie


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-86
GRAPHIC=NONE


A NASA astronaut visited Virginia Military Institute yesterday and tried to convey her experiences in outer space.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lexington;


Nancy Currie is an Army Major with a master's degree in engineering.
She hopes to instill in cadets the same awe she has for space flight and research.
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SOT 13:45:20
IN Q=To just take

((MAJOR NANCY CURRIE/NASA ASTRONAUT: TO JUST TAKE A FEW HOURS AND TO BE ABLE TO SOAK UP THE MAJESTY OF HOW BEAUTIFUL THE UNIVERSE TRULY IS WAS AN EXPERIENCE I'LL NEVER FORGET. AND I THINK IT CHANGES YOU. I THINK ANYBODY WHO EXPERIENCES SOMETHING LIKE THAT HAS TO BE CHANGED IN SOME WAY. IT'S A VERY HUMBLING EXPERIENCE. IT'S THE GREATEST EXPERIENCE OF YOUR LIFE, BUT IT'S ALSO A VERY HUMBLING EXPERIENCE. BECAUSE FOR THE FIRST TIME YOU GET THIS UNIVERSAL PERSPECTIVE OF THE WORLD AND YOU TRULY GET THIS OVERWHELMING SENSATION THAT YOU PLACE IN THE WORLD IS VERY MINUTE.))
SUPER=01-Major Nancy Currie/NASA Astronaut
RUNS=:30
OUT Q=very minute.
ANCHOR=Beth
SS=NONE


Major Currie says she, nevertheless, came away with a sense of the far-reaching impact the research work has had.

7WEATHER


ANCHOR=Weather
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=none
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=NONE



SUPER=X5000;SET DISSOLVE
SUPER=314-Variable Cloudiness/Showers & Storms/65-69/Showers/Turning

Colder/40-43;

SUPER=#555;RESET


Turning now to the weather forecast,
pleasant temperatures this morning will give way to showers and storms this afternoon as a cold front moves through.
Tonight, it will turn colder-- lows will be in the low 40s. 7BIRTHDAYS!10/20/96
Sunday:

SUPER=130-42/Mike Scaggs/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-4/Dexter Hartless/Buena Vista;



SUPER=130-11/Cody Goad/Willis;



SUPER=130-/Bobby Breen/Christiansburg;



SUPER=130-3/Austin Walls/Hillsville;



SUPER=130-2/Lauren Alligood/Goodview;



SUPER=130-3/James Hylton II/Pulaski;



SUPER=130-11/Samantha Young/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-9/Sarah Sweeney/Vinton;



SUPER=130-7/Matthew Barker/Danville;


Monday:

SUPER=130-13/Andri' Moorman/Rocky Mount;



SUPER=130-10/Leigh Moore/Chatham;



(Twins)
SUPER=130-/Richard & Robert Brooks/Lynchburg;



SUPER=130-11/Kimberly Cox/Snowville;



SUPER=130-12/Nathaniel Briggs/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-68/Janie Wertz/Troutville;



SUPER=130-10/Jeannie Clemmer/Raphine;



SUPER=130-60/Ruth Collins/Copper Hill;


Np Pictures:

SUPER=130-52/Delon'ce Atkins/Ferrum;




55Fort-Chiswell


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-79
GRAPHIC=None
SUPER=@Beth1;


A new sewer system in Wythe County will make the interchange of interstates 81 and 77 ready for development.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Wythe Co.;


Officials say the Fort Chiswell and Max Meadows areas have poor soil and a high water table.
Septic systems are posing a danger for groundwater contamination.
The new 12 million- dollar system will protect the water as well as promote growth.
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SOT 3:51:36
IN Q=

((LLOYD JONES/RECD STATE DIRECTOR: WE'LL PROBABLY HAVE AS MUCH AS A 40 MILLION DOLLAR IMPACT FROM AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STANDPOINT HERE IN THE MAX MEADOWS AND FORT CHISWELL AREA, FROM THE STANDPOINT OF JOBS, BUSINESSES COMING IN, IMPACT IT'LL HAVE ON THE SCHOOL SYSTEMS AND HOUSING INDUSTRY. ))
SUPER=01-Lloyd Jones/RECD State Director;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=and housing industry.
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VO-NAT


Ten million dollars in federal grants and loans will help pay for the project.
It includes a treatment plant, five pump stations and 24 miles of pipe. Construction is expected to take a year.
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55Drive-Thru


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#596-31
GRAPHIC=none


A new trend has pharmacies serving their customers the same way fast food joints do-- through drive through windows!
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


The area's first Medicap pharmacy opened with a ribbon cutting yesterday.
Located on Brambleton Avenue in Roanoke County, the building includes a drive thru window and a 24- hour drop box for prescriptions.
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SOT
IN Q=It's something

((PHIL HEGWOOD/MEDICAP PHARMACIES: IT'S SOMETHING THAT IS A NICHE MARKET. IN SOME MARKETS WE'RE THE ONLY FACILITY THAT HAS A DRIVE THROUGH WINDOW WITH A PHARMACY, SO WE'RE PLEASED WITH IT.)) ((STEVE NUCKOLS/PHARMACY OWNER: BEING ON THE GOING HOME SIDE OF THE ROAD FOR MOST PEOPLE FROM WORK, AND FROM THE DOCTOR'S OFFICE AND PEOPLE WITH CHILDREN IN THE CAR WHO'VE BEEN TO THE PEDIATRICIAN AND DON'T WANT TO UNBUCKLE THE KIDS OUT OF THE CAR SEATS, WE'LL BE THERE AT THE WINDOW FOR THEM. OR BAD WEATHER WE'LL BE THERE. WE'LL ALSO DELIVER.))
SUPER=01-Phil Hegwood/Medicap Pharmacies; :00
SUPER=01-Steve Nuckols/Pharmacist;
RUNS=:29
OUT Q=we'll also deliver.
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VO-NAT


Pharmacist Steve Nuckols is going into business for himself after more than 20 years with a drug store chain.
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ANCHOR=Beth
SS=none


The new Medicap store is NOT the only pharmacy in our area with a drive- through, but Nuckols and Hegwood (HAIG-wood) say it's the type of service that helps an independent pharmacy compete with larger chains.

55WEATHER


ANCHOR=Weather
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=none
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=NONE



SUPER=X5000;SET DISSOLVE
SUPER=314-Variable Cloudiness/Showers & Storms/65-69/Showers/Turning

Colder/40-43;

SUPER=#555;RESET


Turning now to the weather forecast,
Expect showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Some will have locally heavy downpours. Highs will be in the 60's today.
Tonight, more rain, with windy conditions and lows in the 40s.
Saturday will be much colder with highs around 50 degrees.

8Prison-Drugs


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=lba
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=none
SUPER=@beth1;


A state prison guard from the Staunton Correctional Unit is under arrest suspected of dealing drugs.
Federal authorities say Richard Quarles got their attention after a tipster called a state police drug hotline.
The tipster said while monitoring a scanner, he heard Quarles setting up drug deals on a cordless phone.
The Drug Enforcement Administration said Quarles was arrested after police found three ounces of cocaine and a pound of marijuana at his home.
But D-E-A officials said there's no evidence that Quarles dealt drugs in prison.

8VMI-Woman


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-82
GRAPHIC=VMI


18 year old Brooke Adair Elliott is the first female to apply to Virginia Military Institute since the school announced it will admit women.
Elliott goes attends Poquoson High School in Tidewater.
Ellen Qualls has her story.
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SOT
IN Q=Brooke Elliott
SUPER=01-Brooke Elliott/VMI Applicant; :11
SUPER=@file; :23
SUPER=01-Candi Elliott/Brooke's Mother; :48
SUPER=@Ellen1; 1:23
RUNS=1:42
OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.


((Brooke Elliott is a traditionalist at heart.
sot 05:46:26

((I THOUGHT IT SHOULD HAVE STAYED ALL- MALE.))
runs=:02


That having been said, the state's highest ranking Civil Air Patrol cadet is ready to become a rat.
sot 05:40:36 TAPE ONE

((I'VE ALWAYS BEEN RAISED TO THINK THAT GIRLS CAN DO ANYTHING GUYS CAN. SO I DON'T THINK IT'S RIGHT FOR THEM TO HAVE TO MAKE SPECIAL EXCEPTIONS AND GO OUT OF THEIR WAY.))
runs=:09


It was in fact when Brooke heard NO exceptions would be made that she decided to apply.
She runs a mile in six and half minutes.
VMI cadets must do a mile and a half within 12 minutes.
What about pull-ups?
sot 05:41:59

((I CAN DO THREE RIGHT NOW. And how many do you have to do? FIVE. You'll work on that. YES MA'AM. I'M WORKING ON IT.))
runs=:07


Her application essay's about her mom.
sot 05:43:01 TAPE ONE

((SHE ALWAYS MAKES SURE THAT WE HAVE EXPERIENCES THAT WE REMEMBER LATER ON IN LIFE AND BE ABLE TO LOOK BACK ON.))
runs=:05



sot t2 06:33:33

((CANDI ELLIOTT/BROOKE'S MOTHER: I DO HATE TO SEE THE SINGLE SEX EDUCATION GO DOWN THE TUBES. I DO. I FEEL FOR THE VMI GUYS, I FEEL FOR THE CITADEL GUYS. WE LIVED IN SOUTH CAROLINA SO WE WERE CLOSE TO THE CITADEL SITUATION. BUT NOW THAT IT'S OPENED UP, I'M GONNA BE BEHIND HER. AND I'M SURE EVERYBODY WILL ADJUST.))
runs=:15


The Citadel's Shannon Faulkner experience makes Brooke cringe.
sot TAPE ONE 05:47:30

((I THOUGHT IT MADE EVERYBODY ELSE THAT APPLIED TO GO THERE LOOK BAD. BECAUSE SHE WASN'T PREPARED TO GO PHYSICALLY OR MENTALLY. AND WHEN SHE DROPPED OUT, IT KIND OF MADE ALL THE GUYS SAY "SEE. GIRLS CAN'T DO IT."))
runs=:15



sot standup

((ALONG WITH HER CADET LIEUTENANT COLONEL RANK IN THE CIVIL AIR PATROL, BROOKE HAS 10 HOURS SOLO FLYING TIME IN A CESSNA. SHE PLAYS SOFTBALL, VOLLEYBALL, AND IS TAKING KARATE. SHE IS THE YOUNGEST PERSON CERTIFIED BY THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY SERVICES TO LEAD SEARCH AND RESCUE MISSIONS. THE REST IS UP TO VMI. ELLEN QUALLS, NEWS 7, RICHMOND.))
runs=:00

))

8Beyer


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#96-73
GRAPHIC=Don Beyer


Lieutenant Governor Don Beyer says sixth-graders who flunk the Literacy Passport Test should have to take extra classes until they pass it.
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SOT
IN Q=When we say

((LT. GOVERNOR DON BEYER: WHEN WE SAY WE'RE GOING TO GIVE YOU A TEST ON WHAT YOU KNOW ON THESE MOST BASIC SKILLS BUT IF YOU PASS IT NOTHING HAPPENS AND IF YOU FLUNK IT NOTHING HAPPENS THEN THEY'RE NOT GOING TO WORK VERY HARD. SO WE'RE SAYING THERE ARE REAL CONSEQUENCES AND IF YOU DON'T PASS IT YOU'RE GOING TO GO TO SUMMER SCHOOL.))
SUPER=@Beyer
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=summer school.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


Beyer told school superintendents in Lynchburg yesterday that the state would pay the cost of the first re-test.
But if the student flunked again and needed more work, the local school district would have to pick up the tab.
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8WEATHER


ANCHOR=Weather
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=none
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=NONE



SUPER=X5000;SET DISSOLVE
SUPER=314-Variable Cloudiness/Showers & Storms/65-69/Showers/Turning

Colder/40-43;

SUPER=#555;RESET


Turning now to the weather forecast,
Expect showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Some will have locally heavy downpours. Highs will be in the 60's today.
Tonight, more rain, with windy conditions and lows in the 40s.
Saturday will be much colder with highs around 50 degrees.... overnight lows will be in the low 30s. extended
Sunday mostly sunny skies with highs around 60 degrees.. and the beginning of the work week looks clear and dry with afternoon temperatures around 60 and overnight nows in the 30s.