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7Lilly


ANCHOR=Melanie
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WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-98
GRAPHIC=legal scales


His brother Ben has been sentenced to death, and now MARK Lilly has pleaded guilty.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Christiansburg;


Lilly will be sentenced today for first degree murder, abduction, robbery, carjacking and four related gun charges.
The convictions stem from the death of Virginia Tech student Alexander DeFilippis.
Lilly and a third co-defendant, Gary Barker, both confessed to police and named Lilly's brother BEN as the shooter.
MARK Lilly faces a maximum of three life terms plus 22 years in prison.
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7Pulaski-Fatal


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-77
GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident


Two Pulaski County High School students were killed in a two vehicle wreck yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pulaski Co.;


State police say 18- year- old Christopher Yonce stopped his vehicle in a crossover on route 11.
He and his 15- year- old sister Stephanie Yonce were killed when he pulled into the path of a northbound pickup truck.
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((SGT. M.B. DOWDY/VA STATE POLICE: WHEN THE TRUCK GOT FAIRLY CLOSE TO HIM, APPARENTLY THE GUY DIDN'T SEE HIM AND PULLED OUT IN FRONT OF THE PICKUP. THE PICKUP STRUCK THE CAR, DROVE IT INTO THE DITCH HERE AND THE PICKUP WENT OFF OVER HERE INTO THE PARKING LOT. ))
SUPER=01-M.B. Dowdy/Va. State Police;
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OUT Q=the parking lot.
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VO-NAT


Pulaski County school officials expressed sorrow over the accident, and assembled counselors to help students cope with the loss.
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((JAMES KELLY/PCHS PRINCIPAL: PEOPLE ARE MOSTLY IN A KIND OF A STATE OF SHOCK. WE DO HAVE A CRISIS MANAGEMENT TEAM THAT'S BEEN PUT INTO EFFECT. WE'VE HAD EXTRA COUNSELORS AND SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS AND PEOPLE AVAILABLE TO MEET WITH KIDS AND WITH ADULTS AS NECESSARY. ))
SUPER=01-James Kelly/PCHS Principal;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=as necessary.
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VO-NAT


The driver of the pickup sustained minor injuries.
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7Rail-Merger


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-86
GRAPHIC=Rail Merger


A federal courtroom in Philadelphia is the latest battleground for one of the Roanoke area's largest employers.
Len Besthoff has the latest in the railroad wars.
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IN Q=How do you think
SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA;
SUPER=@File; :11
SUPER=01-Craig Lewis/Norfolk Southern Attorney; :18
SUPER=01-John Beerbower/Conrail Attorney; :41
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7Star


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-88
GRAPHIC=City of Roanoke


Mother's against drunk driving brought their case before Roanoke City Council last night.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Twice since September first, the star has burned red for 24 hours following an alcohol- related traffic fatality.
Council agreed to extend the program through the holiday season.
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IN Q=We have something

((BRENDA ALTMAN/MOTHERS AGAINST DRUNK DRIVING: WE HAVE SOMETHING IN THIS AREA THAT WE CAN BE VERY PROUD OF. AND I REALIZE THAT PEOPLE IN THE ROANOKE VALLEY ARE VERY PROUD OF THE STAR, BUT WE CAN BE THE FIRST REGIONAL SYMBOL ANYWHERE IN THE COUNTRY TO SAY WE CARE ABOUT WHAT HAPPENS. WE CARE ABOUT OUR INDIVIDUALS AND THE IMPORTANCE OF A HUMAN LIFE.))
SUPER=01-Brenda Altman/Mothers Against Drunk Driving;
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=a human life.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


City council did not make a permanent decision. The issue will come up again next year, after the Mill Mountain Development Committee offers a recommendation on the Star to City Council.

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Turning now to the weather forecast,
expect partly cloudy skies today with highs in the lower to mid 50s.
Tonight, temperatures should drop to around 40 degrees under partly cloudy skies. 7BIRTHDAYS ! 11/20/96

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SUPER=130-10/Samantha Paschal/Roanoke;



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SUPER=130-1/Casey Robertson/Boones Mill;



(Casey's Mother)
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55Lilly


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-98
GRAPHIC=legal scales


Sentencing today for another suspect in the murder of a Virginia Tech Student.
Mark Lilly could receive three life prison terms for his role in the shooting death of Alexander DeFilippis.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Christiansburg;


Lilly will be sentenced today for first degree murder, abduction, robbery, carjacking and four related gun charges.
The convictions stem from the death of Virginia Tech student Alexander DeFilippis.
Lilly and a third co-defendant, Gary Barker, both confessed to police and named Lilly's brother BEN as the shooter.
MARK Lilly faces a maximum of three life terms plus 22 years in prison.
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55Henry-Street


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#net(Edit of 96-93)
GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Seal


City Council voted last night to disband the The Henry Street Revival Committee.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Council heard the committee's report on ways to revitalize Henry Street.
Its main suggestion was to disband, and start a new group SUPER=@File;

with more representation from the black community.
Roanoke Mayor Bowers says the public hearings on the Henry Street project have been productive-- but there's still more work to be done.
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SOT 19:23:31
IN Q=People have had

((DAVID BOWERS/ROANOKE MAYOR: PEOPLE HAVE HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO BE HEARD AND WE'VE ATTEMPTED TO LISTEN TO THEM. I STILL DON'T THINK THE JOB IS OVER YET. WE'VE GOT SOME WAYS TO GO YET. ))
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RUNS=:08
OUT Q=to go yet
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Meanwhile, some residents say they've had enough talk and are ready for the city to take action on the project.
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IN Q=the community

((LEROY LOWE: THE COMMUNITY IS READY TO PLAY. WE DO WANT TO PARTICIPATE. WE DO WANT TO HAVE THE SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY EXHIBITED IN THE CONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT OF HENRY STREET. ))
SUPER=07-Leroy Lowe;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=of Henry Street
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VO-NAT


City council will hold off any action on the committe's report for at least 90 days.
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55Carilion


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-83
GRAPHIC=Carilion


The efforts continue to organize a uion among Carilion Health System.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Officials from the Service Employees International Union are back in Roanoke for their third visit in six weeks.
They hope to organize nurses and other employees at Carilion facilities.
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SOT
IN Q=We're very strong.

((DENNIS O'CONNELL/SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION: WE'RE VERY STRONG. WE'RE HOPING WE'LL HAVE ENOUGH PEOPLE TO PARTICIPATE AS FAR AS JOINING THE CAMPAIGN AND THEN WHAT WE WILL DO IS DEMAND RECOGNITION FROM THE HOSPITAL AND HOPEFULLY WE'LL GET A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT.))
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OUT Q=collective bargaining agreement.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


Representatives of at least one other union have also been meeting with Carilion employees in recent weeks.

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Turning now to the weather forecast,
expect partly cloudy skies today with highs in the lower to mid 50s.
Tonight, temperatures should drop to around 40 degrees under partly cloudy skies.
Wednesday will be mostly cloudy with highs in the 50s. At night temperatures will drop into the mid 30s. Thursday, a chance of rain hangs with us. Afternoon temperatures should be in the 50s again.
The weekend is looking a little cooler and drier with highs in the 40s and lows in the 20s. cutopen
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8Lilly


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-98
GRAPHIC=legal scales


Less than three weeks after a Montgomery County jury sentenced his brother to death, MARK Lilly has avoided a jury trial and pleaded guilty.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Christiansburg;


Lilly will be sentenced today for first degree murder, abduction, robbery, carjacking and four related gun charges.
The convictions stem from the death of Virginia Tech student Alexander DeFilippis.
Lilly and a third co-defendant, Gary Barker, both confessed to police and named Lilly's brother BEN as the shooter.
MARK Lilly faces a maximum of three life terms plus 22 years in prison.
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8Pulaski-Fatal


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-77
GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident


Two Pulaski county high school students lost their lives on the way to school yesterday morning.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pulaski Co.;


State police say 18- year- old Christopher Yonce stopped his vehicle in a crossover on route 11.
He and his 15- year- old sister Stephanie Yonce were killed when he pulled into the path of a northbound pickup truck.
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SOT 21;31:11
IN Q=

((SGT. M.B. DOWDY/VA STATE POLICE: WHEN THE TRUCK GOT FAIRLY CLOSE TO HIM, APPARENTLY THE GUY DIDN'T SEE HIM AND PULLED OUT IN FRONT OF THE PICKUP. THE PICKUP STRUCK THE CAR, DROVE IT INTO THE DITCH HERE AND THE PICKUP WENT OFF OVER HERE INTO THE PARKING LOT. ))
SUPER=01-M.B. Dowdy/Va. State Police;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=the parking lot.
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VO-NAT


Pulaski County school officials expressed sorrow over the accident, and assembled counselors to help students cope with the loss.
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SOT 2:26:11
IN Q=

((JAMES KELLY/PCHS PRINCIPAL: PEOPLE ARE MOSTLY IN A KIND OF A STATE OF SHOCK. WE DO HAVE A CRISIS MANAGEMENT TEAM THAT'S BEEN PUT INTO EFFECT. WE'VE HAD EXTRA COUNSELORS AND SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS AND PEOPLE AVAILABLE TO MEET WITH KIDS AND WITH ADULTS AS NECESSARY. ))
SUPER=01-James Kelly/PCHS Principal;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=as necessary.
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VO-NAT


The driver of the pickup sustained minor injuries.
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8Rail-Merger


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-86
GRAPHIC=Rail Merger


A hearing in the battle for control of Conrail continues in a Philadelphia courtroom today.
Norfolk Southern is trying to convince a federal judge that a merger agreement between C-S-X and Conrail has been illegally designed to prevent competing bids.
Len Besthoff has more.
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IN Q=How do you think
SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA;
SUPER=@File; :11
SUPER=01-Craig Lewis/Norfolk Southern Attorney; :18
SUPER=01-John Beerbower/Conrail Attorney; :41
RUNS=1:00
OUT Q=News 7 Philadelphia


8Salmonella


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#596-41
GRAPHIC=none


Six more people have tested positive for salmonella poisoning in central Virginia.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


So far 17- people, including six employees at the Jumbo Family Restaurant in Lynchburg have been affected by the virus.
Health officials say it's possible either a macaroni and cheese dish or gravy served at the restaurant may have been the source of the poisoning.
Jumbo's reopened yesterday on a limited basis after voluntarily closing its doors when the outbreak was reported.
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8WEATHER


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SUPER=X5000;SET DISSOLVE
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Turning now to the weather forecast,
expect partly cloudy skies today with highs in the lower to mid 50s.
Tonight, temperatures should drop to around 40 degrees under partly cloudy skies.
Wednesday will be mostly cloudy with highs in the 50s. At night temperatures will drop into the mid 30s. Thursday, a chance of rain hangs with us. Afternoon temperatures should be in the 50s again. lows in the 20s. The weekend is looking a little cooler and drier with highs in the 40s and