06:00-01

HEADLINES

ANCHOR=Melanie
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VO-NAT


More racial unrest on the streets of Saint Petersburg, Florida.
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And in Amherst County, one trial down and one more to go, following a jury verdict against James Burley.

riot


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


Police in Saint Petersburg, Florida appear to have a second round of rioting under control this morning.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-St. Petersburg, FL;


The trouble broke out yesterday after a grand jury cleared a white police officer of fatally shooting a black motorist.
That shooting sparked a night of rioting last month.
In yesterday's unrest mobs set fires and pelted cars with rocks.
Two police officers were shot and wounded.
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P-Burley


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=abr
TAPE#596-31
GRAPHIC=burley


An Amherst County jury convicted James Henry Burley of first degree murder in LESS than half an hour.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Amherst Co.;


There was only circumstantial evidence but apparently it was enough to convince the jurors that the 45- year- old killed Robin Burge.
Her body was found almost a year ago along the James River with six gunshot wounds.
The murder weapon was discovered in Burley's home.
Evidence shows Burge was killed over sex and drugs.
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SOT
IN Q=In response to

((IN RESPONSE TO THAT GENERAL STATEMENT, JAMES BURLEY TELL HIM, WELL THAT'S WHY I KILLED ROBIN BURGE. SAID SHE SMOKED UP THE CRACK I GAVE HER AND THEN WOULDN'T HAVE SEX WITH ME SO I KILLED HER. YOU GOT A LOT OF EVIDENCE TO SUPPORT THAT ))
SUPER=01-Ed Meeks/Prosecutor;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=that supports that.
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VO-NAT


The jury recommended a life sentence plus eight years for a weapons charge.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


Burley is still waiting to be tried for the murder of another woman who was found dead in a similar case.

Jail


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#net (edit of 96-89)
GRAPHIC=NONE


The population of the Martinsville City Jail has been growing over the years, but the building has not been able to keep up.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Martinsville;


Martinsville Sheriff Steve Draper says the longtime overcrowding has led to some security problems.
Recently, an inmate broke out through a window in a visitation room.
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SOT tape 1 16:55:06
IN Q=You get in the

((STEVE DRAPER/MARTINSVILLE SHERIFF: YOU GET IN THE SITUATION WE'RE IN NOW IS INSECURE. AND ONE OF MY MAIN CONCERNS IS THE SECURITY OF OUR COMMUNITY. NOT ONLY THAT, BUT THE SECURITY OF MY OFFICERS THAT WORK IN HERE. ))
SUPER=00-Steve Draper/Martinsville Sheriff;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=that work in here
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VO-NAT


City council just approved a temporary lock- up to be used until the new 208- bed jail is built.
Draper says the future facility will have more living and recreational space and offer better supervision.
The new city jail is not expected to be complete until February of 19-99.
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Bryant


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-95
GRAPHIC=Bryant


Franklin County prosecutors may not get the chance they've been waiting months for.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape;


Criminal charges against Clyde Bryant were dropped yesterday in Franklin County.
Commonwealth's Attorney Cliff Hapgood says the action was made to clear the way for a Federal investigation.
Authorities allege Bryant failed to repay millions of dollars in back loans.
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Lexington


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


The two colleges in Lexington have been under fire lately.
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VO-NAT


Recently the New York Times magazine published pictures taken at Washington and Lee with an article on fraternity hazing.
SUPER=03-Lexington;


Although the article paints a dark picture of hazing at the school, officials say it comes at a time when they are trying to initiate changes to the fraternity system.
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SOT from 6 pkg 96-85
IN Q=it's dishonorable

((DAVID HOWISON/DEAN OF STUDENTS;THEY ARE REPREHENSIBLE, IT'S DISHONORABLE, BUT THEY COME AT A TIME INTERNALLY WHEN YOU KNOW WE'RE PUTTING INTO PLACE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES TO ELIMINATE HAZING AT WASHINGTON AND LEE, AND IN THAT SENSE, THE TIMING FOR OUR OWN COMMUNITY PERHAPS WILL BE POSITIVE.))
SUPER=01-David Howison/Dean Of Students;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=will be positive
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VO-NAT

VMI tape 96-84
And while officials at W and L draft their new fraternity hazing policy-- Virginia Military Institute is trying to keep its traditions intact as it makes plans to admit women.
V-M-I was in federal court yesterday defending its plan for female students.
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SOT
IN Q=They should be

((THEY SHOULD BE REQUIRED TO COME FORWARD TO TELL THE COURT AND THE PARTIES WHAT THEY ARE DOING, WHAT THEY PLAN TO DO. A MILITARY ORGANIZATION LIKE VMI DOESN'T GO INTO BATTLE WITHOUT A BATTLE PLAN. AND WE'RE SURE THEY HAVE ONE HERE.))
SUPER=01-Judith Keith/U.S. Justice Department Lawyer;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q= have one here.
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VO-NAT


One detail that emerged was that Governor Allen has authorized V-M-I to spend more than 4 million dollars to install women's restrooms and showers in the barracks.
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Welfare-Reform


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-86
GRAPHIC=Welfare in Virginia


Implementing welfare reform is especially difficult on the Southside because of its geographic size.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


Yesterday, social workers and local dignitaries met in Danville to thank those who've helped.
Some of those honored provided jobs, while others offered transportation and child care.
Welfare reform calls for getting recipients off assistance within two years, as well as other requirements.
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IN Q=Welfare

((JOYCE MARTIN/HENRY CO. SOCIAL SERVICES DIR.:WELFARE RECIPIENTS ARE NO DIFFERENT THAN ANYONE ELSE, THEY ARE PEOPLE JUST LIKE YOU AND I. AND THEY'RE DOWN ON THEIR LUCK, THEY HAVE, NOT BEEN ABLE TO FIND A JOB, OR BECAUSE OF THEIR CIRCUMSTANCES, THEY HAVE HAD TO ASK FOR SOME HELP AND ASSISTANCE, SO, YES, WE WOULD ASK ALL THE EMPLOYERS TO PLEASE OPEN THEIR DOORS, AND HIRE THESE PEOPLE. ))
SUPER=01-Joyce Martin/Henry Co. Social Services Dir.; :00
RUNS=:21
OUT Q=these people.
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VO-NAT


Welfare reform went into affect on the Southside in July, which means many on public assistance have less than 20- months to find work.
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NRV-Tourism


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-81
GRAPHIC=None


The tourist industry in the New River Valley may get a boost from a new visitor information center.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Dublin;


At a planning session yesterday, a group of business and government leaders agreed to pursue a center with a full-time staff.
In the meantime, the group targeted setting up a phone line for tourist information as an immediate priority.
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IN Q=

((BARRY MATHERLY/PULASKI ECON. DEV. DIRECTOR: THE IMPORTANT THING IS THAT WE HAVE ONE UNIFIED VOICE THOUGH, THAT WE HAVE A CENTRAL POINT WHERE IF YOU WANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE NEW RIVER VALLEY YOU CAN CALL ONE NUMBER OR GO TO ONE PLACE, AND THEN THEY CAN DIRECT YOU TO ALL THE OTHER ORGANIZATIONS. ))
SUPER=01-Barry Matherly/Pulaski Econ. Development Dir.;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=the other organizations.
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VO-NAT


35- thousand people drive through the New River Valley each day on I-81.
The Virginia Tourism Corporation claims travelers spent more than 100 million dollars in the region last year alone.
The group is seeking input from the public and private sectors on how to capitalize on that economic potential.
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2-HEADLINES
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ANCHOR=Melanie


Here's a look at today's top stories.
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VO-NAT


Calm is returning to Saint Petersburg, Florida this morning after a day of rioting.
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VO-NAT


The U-S military is one step closer to Zaire this morning.
The White House officials say some three-thousand troops could soon join an international force.
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VO-NAT


Attorneys for V-M-I and the Justice Department were in Federal court in Roanoke yesterday arguing over the military school's plans for admitting women.
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And that's what's making news on this Thursday November 14th.

fl-riot


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=moen
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


Peace and quiet is returning to the streets of Saint Petersburg, Florida this morning.
But last night the situation was anything but.
A grand jury's decision yesterday that determined the shooting of a black motorist by a white police officer was justifiable homicide-- sparked widespread unrest.
Several people were injured, including two police officers.
Michelle Caruso reports.
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IN Q=
SUPER=03-St. Petersburg, FL; :00
SUPER=01-Dep. Charles Tarrou/Pinellas Co. Sheriff's Office; 1:15
SUPER=01-Michelle Caruso/Reporting; 1:27
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OUT Q=for CBS News

4:00;00

GAMMAGE


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


Meantime In Pittsburgh, a white police officer has been acquitted of manslaughter charges in the death of black motorist.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pittsburgh, PA;


Officer John (VO-tis) Vojtas had to be rushed from the courthouse after the verdict was read.
Prosecutors had charged he used excessive force while restraining Johny Gammage after a traffic stop in October of 19-95.
Gammage was the cousin of Pittsburgh Steeler Ray Seals.
He suffocated as a result of compression of the neck and chest.
Defense attorneys had maintained that (VO-tis) Vojtas followed proper police procedure.
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BERNARDIN


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


The nation's most prominent Roman Catholic leader has died following a battle with cancer.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;

4;00:00
Cardinal Joseph (BURN'-uh-deen) Bernardin was a long time leader of Chicago's two million Catholics.
He announced that he had pancreatic cancer in August and gave up his day to day duties late last month.
Bernardin was outspoken on a number of issues including nuclear weapons, AIDS and capital punishment.
He was also honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Clinton.
Bernardin was 68.
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ZAIRE


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


A U-S survey team has landed in Africa, to begin preparing the way for a U-S mission to help refugees in Zaire.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Kigali, Rwanda;

4:15;27
The 40-strong U-S Army medical, engineering and security force arrived in the Rwandan capital of Kigali today and has begun assessing the situation for possible large scale U-S deployment.
SUPER=03-Goma, Zaire;

4;17:27
President Clinton has tentatively authorized the use of up to 4-thousand American troops as part of an INTERNATIONAL force to get food and medicine to the thousands of refugees who have fled recent fighting.
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clinton-BOSNIA


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=Bosnia;


It could be the end of one mission, but the beginning of another, for American troops in Bosnia.
A U-S-led force was to be out of the Balkans by December 20th.
But NATO officials say the Clinton administration now appears ready to commit new troops to a follow-on force in Bosnia.
Tensions are higher in Bosnia than they've been in a year, with Muslims threatening to take their Serb-held homes by force, and the Serbs refusing to back down.

M'ville-Jail


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#96-89
GRAPHIC=NONE


For years, the inmate population of Martinsville City Jail has been growing beyond the building's means.
As Kimberly McBroom reports, plans for a new Jail are now becoming more concrete.
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SOT
IN Q=Spending the night
SUPER=03-Martinsville; :00
SUPER=01-Steve Draper/Martinsville Sheriff; :11
SUPER=@Kimberly2; :26
SUPER=01-Kevin Price/Martinsville Jail Inmate; 1:08
RUNS=1:25
OUT Q=News 7, Martinsville

(( Spending the night in a jail cell isn't the same as sleeping in a four- star hotel.
But Martinsville Sheriff Steve Draper does want it to be more tolerable.
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SOT TAPE 2 17:45:39

((STEVE DRAPER/MARTINSVILLE SHERIFF: THESE CELLS DON'T EVEN MEET MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR THE STATE. THE STATE REQUIRES 85 SQUARE FEET PER INMATE...THIS RIGHT HERE, WE'RE LOOKING AT 50 FEET. ))
RUNS=:09


City council just approved a temporary lock- up to be used until the new 208- bed jail is built.
Besides more living and recreational space-- Draper says the future facility will offer better supervision.
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SOT tape 2 17:44:11

((YOU WON'T SEE BARS LIKE THIS ANYMORE. YOU WON'T SEE THESE BACK ROOMS. THERE'LL ACTUALLY-- THE CELLS WILL BE AGAINST THE BACK WALL. AND DURING THE DAY, THESE PEOPLE COME OUT IN THE DAY ROOM AREA AND BE RIGHT IN THE AREA WHERE THE OFFICERS CAN SEE EVERYONE OF THEM. ))
RUNS=:12


Security has been a problem--
An inmate recently escaped by climbing out of this visiting room window.
He was re- captured soon afterward.
But some inmates believe it's not a lack of security, but a lack of space that leads to jail breaks and other violence.
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SOT tape 2 18:02:16

((KEVIN PRICE/MARTINSVILLE JAIL INMATE: ONCE YOU GET PUT IN THIS JAIL, BEHIND THESE WALLS-- THEN, YOU ARE NOW AMONG 10, 11, 12 PEOPLE. THAT CREATES A LOT OF TENSION AND A LOT OF BUILD-UP ON YOU. ))
RUNS=:10


It may be a while before that tension is eased.
The new city jail isn't expected to be complete until February of 1999. Kimberly McBroom, News 7, Martinsville.))

3-Sports


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=lba
TAPE#=sports cut in
GRAPHIC=NONE


Last night's Sixers/raptors game was a battle of the NBA's top draft picks.
Mike Stevens the N-B-A action. Good Morning Mike.
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SOT
IN Q=More hoopla
RUNS=2:03
OUT Q=day everybody.


Burley


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-83
GRAPHIC=Burley


It took an Amherst jury just thirty minutes to convict James Henry Burley of first degree murder and recommend a life term plus eight years in prison.
Steve Smallshaw has the story.
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SOT
IN Q=They found
SUPER=03-Amherst; :00
SUPER=01-William Light/Defense Attorney; :32
SUPER=01-Ed Meeks/Prosecutor; :52
SUPER=@ssm1; 1:04
RUNS=1:22
OUT Q=News7, Amherst.


(( They found the gun in his house and he told at least two people he'd killed Robin Jeanette Burge because she refused to have sex with him after they smoke crack cocaine.
Prosecutor Ed Meeks told the jury that was all they needed to convict 45- year- old James Henry Burley of first degree murder. ((ED MEEKS: THAT'S THE MAN WHO MURDERED ROBIN BURGE.))
But Burley's attorneys say police bungled the investigation.
An expert testified at least two other men had sex with Burge in the hours before she died.
The defense wanted to know why authorities never went looking for other suspects. ((WILLIAM LIGHT/DEFENSE ATTORNEY: ...AS A POSSIBLE SOURCE.))
The jury though, sided with the commonwealth, taking just 35 minutes to convict Burley of first degree murder and recommend he spend the rest of his life in prison. ((ED MEEKS/PROSECUTOR: ...I DON'T THINK IT WAS A SIMPLE AS ANYTHING LIKE THAT. BUT THERE WERE A LOT OF ARROWS POINTING AT MR. BURLEY.)) ((Ed Meeks hopes to sling a few more arrows at Burley in mid- January. That's when Burley will stand trial for the murder of Jacqueline Dorsey Carter, who authorities say died in ANOTHER drugs- for- sex deal with Burley last winter. DNA evidence figures to play a prominent role in that trial. Steve Smallshaw, News7, Amherst.)) ))

VMI


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-84
GRAPHIC=VMI


Government lawyers from Washington not only want to know precisely how Virginia Military Institute intends to go about admitting women.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lexington


They also want to review all of V-M-I's current practices and policies to be sure they're conducive to co-education.
The latest skirmish was played out in federal court in Roanoke yesterday.
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SOT
IN Q=They should be

((THEY SHOULD BE REQUIRED TO COME FORWARD TO TELL THE COURT AND THE PARTIES WHAT THEY ARE DOING, WHAT THEY PLAN TO DO. A MILITARY ORGANIZATION LIKE VMI DOESN'T GO INTO BATTLE WITHOUT A BATTLE PLAN. AND WE'RE SURE THEY HAVE ONE HERE.)) ((MAJ. GEN. JOSIAH BUNTING/VMI SUPERINTENDENT: BUT SO FAR AS A COMPREHENSIVE, DETAILED BATTLE PLAN, THERE IS NO SUCH THING AT THIS TIME, AND EVEN IF THERE WERE SUCH A THING, WE BELIEVE THAT IT WOULD BE A PRIVILEGED DOCUMENT, THE PROPERTY OF THE STAFF AND OF THE INSTITUTE.))
SUPER=01-Judith Keith/U.S. Justice Department Lawyer;
SUPER=01-Josiah Bunting/VMI Superintendent; :13
RUNS=:26
OUT Q=of the Institute.
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VO-NAT


Among SOME details that emerged in court, Governor Allen has authorized V-M-I to spend more than 4 million dollars to install women's restrooms and showers in the barracks- -.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


The Judge did not make a ruling, but challenged the government lawyer several times on the need to require V-M-I to provide "nuts and bolts" details of its plans for co-education.

Hazing


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=eea
TAPE# 96-85
GRAPHIC=NONE


University officials say it's reprehensible, and dishonorable, but it just might help them in the long run.
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VO-NAT


Pictures of fraternity hazing, and student drinking at Washington and Lee appeared in an article in the New York Times Magazine.
The dean of students says the outrage the photographs caused could help them as they work to toughen the anti-hazing policy.
SUPER=03-Lexington;


Now, individual students face immediate suspension if they're caught hazing a pledge.
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SOT 19:36:06
IN Q=Hazing's just a tradition

((ANTHONY MAZZARELLI/INTERFRATERNITY COUNCIL PRESIDENT; HAZING'S JUST A TRADITION THAT NEEDS TO DIE, AND THERE'S OTHER WAYS OF HAVING TOUGH STRONG PLEDGESHIP PROGRAMS THAT DON'T FALL UNDER THE LAW AS HAZING :08 )) 19:36:06 ((ALEX KOSTERA/SIGMA PHI EPSILON; PEOPLE REALIZE THAT MORALLY, IT'S NOT THE RIGHT THING TO DO, AND I THINK THAT WILL BE THE REAL DETERRENT, MORE THAN GETTING KICKED OUT OF SCHOOL))
SUPER=01-Anthony Mazzarelli/Interfraternity Council President;
SUPER=01-Alex Kostera/Sigma Phi Epsilon; :09
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=kicked out of school
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VO-NAT


The University started drafting the new hazing policy late last year.
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Car-Fire


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#96-91
GRAPHIC=None


Autopsy results confirm that a Lynchburg woman was shot to death before the van she was in was set on fire.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Tuesday


Chief Medical Examiner David Oxley says 29- year- old Sharon Gilliam was shot once in the head.
Gilliam and 34- year- old Dennis Oxford were found dead in the burned out van behind the Lynchburg newspaper office.
Oxford died of smoke inhalation.
Police say Oxford blamed Gilliam for a medical problem he had.
Oxley refused to say what that problem was, or even if Gilliam had one, citing patient confidentiality.
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Honda-Recall


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=none


Honda is recalling nearly half of the 19-95 Accords it sold in the U-S because their air bag control devices could be faulty.
The voluntary recall of 164-thousand Accords follows an investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Car owners will be notified by mail and offered free replacements of the air bag control units.

4-Scores


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


Toni Kukoc (KOO'-kohch) pumped in 26 points off the bench as the Chicago Bulls ripped the Miami Heat 103-to-71 at the United Center.
For all of last night's basketball and ice hockey scores let's check the boards.
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