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7Cop-Shooting


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TAPE#96-98
GRAPHIC=Shooting


A Danville police was shot last night in the line of duty.
It's the first such shooting in the city in nearly 20 years.
Teresa Hamilton reports.
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Chief Neal Morris later confirmed officer Dennis Haley had been shot while executing a search warrant for drugs.
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((WE THANK THE LORD, AT THIS POINT, THAT IT WENT IN HERE AND EXITED HERE, AND DIDN'T HIT ANYTHING VITAL. ))
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Haley was wounded when several uniformed officers went to the back door of 321- Moffett Street.
Morris says the men repeatedly announced themselves before knocking the door down with a battering ram.
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((NEAL MORRIS/DANVILLE POLICE CHIEF:WHEN THE OFFICERS CAME INTO THE HALLWAY, THE SUBJECTS STEPPED OUT OF A BEDROOM, AND BEGAN FIRING, OFFICER GARY WILSON, WHO WAS PRESENT, HE HIT THE FLOOR AND RETURNED FIRE, BUT THE GUY RAN BACK INTO THE ROOM. AND OF COURSE, THE OFFICERS RUSHED THE ROOM AND SUBDUED THEM.))
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Morris says the incident has left the department shaken.
Haley has been with the Danville P-D since 1989-- over the summer he worked in the downtown area, as a community police officer. take stand up
At least two people were taken in for questioning.
Morris says he's considering filing an attempted capital murder charge against one of the subjects. end su
The decision to file the charge against the alleged shooter, 30- year old Marlowe Andre Farmer, will be up to prosecutors.
Officer Haley is expected to make a full recovery-- just hours after the incident he walked into the department to pick up his belongings.
Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7.))

7Shenandoah-Manor


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TAPE#96-93
GRAPHIC=nursing home


A Clifton Forge nursing home is losing its Medicare and Medicaid funding.
Shenandoah Manor has not complied with state regulations-- and as a result, residents may have to move out.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Clifton Forge/File Tape;


According to health officials, Shenandoah Manor has been given several months to take care of some deficiencies.
The nursing home had until today to fix these problems.
Shenandoah Manor currently has about 47 residents...35 of those receive funding through Medicare and Medicaid...
Those 35 residents will NOT have to move immediately.
They'll have 30 days to relocate.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
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The League of Older Americans and the Department of Social Services are planning to talk with residents later today about the move.

7Rail-Merger


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TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=rail merger


C-S-X has been offered more than four times the number of shares it needs in the first step of its planned merger with Conrail.
But the deal is far from over.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file


Experts said even Conrail shareholders who tendered stock yesterday to Richmond-based C-S-X might vote against the merger.
Norfolk Southern has offered more than one billion dollars more for Conrail than C-S-X.
But C-S-X will have almost 20 percent of Conrail's shares by the next shareholders' meeting.
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7Surplus


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=va state seal


Virginia's lawmakers will have more money than expected to work with next year.
A steadily improving economy combined with lower than expected welfare costs have produced a 265 (M) million dollar surplus.
115 (M) million dollars is availble to allocate at next year's General Assembly sesssion.
But about 150 (M) million dollars is already earmarked for new mandates in education and prisons.


7schoolwatch


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Yesterday's snow is delaying the opening of two schools in our region take schoolwatch full screen
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7WEATHER


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Turning now to the weather forecast,
expect a partly sunny and BREEZY day with highs in the low 40s.
Tonight-- clear skies and cold temperatures...
Lows will be in the mid 20s. 7BIRTHDAYS!11/24/96
Sunday:

SUPER=130-17/Jerry Henley/Dublin;



SUPER=130-8/Kyle Rucker/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-/Noah Hale/Ironto;



SUPER=130-39/Jerome Holland/Figsboro;



SUPER=130-37/David Nuckols/Lexington;



SUPER=130-4/Terry Thompson Jr./Bedford;



SUPER=130-106/Mealie Dudley/Richmond;



SUPER=130-/Donald Poindexter/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-7/Chrissy Smith/Christiansburg;



SUPER=130-8/Samantha Gray/Indian Valley;


Monday:

SUPER=130-60/Charles Rogers/Rocky Mount;



SUPER=130-6/Dale Smith/Buchanan;



SUPER=130-18/Jamie Flinchum/Snowsville;



SUPER=130-56/Linda Maxey/Chatham;



SUPER=130-4/Haley Steele/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-4/Ethan Lane/Daleville;



SUPER=130-7/Kendall Robertson/Roanoke;


No Pictures:

SUPER=130-/Kathleen Hurt/Lynchburg;



SUPER=130-/Helen Dobbins/Dublin;



SUPER=130-31/Richard Craghead/Rocky Mount;



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55P-Stoneman


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=tal
TAPE#596-32
SS=stoneman


A Hillsville jury has recommended a life prison term instead of the death penalty for capital killer Dennis Stoneman.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Hillsville;


Wednesday jurors found Stoneman guilty of the murders of Tina and Steve Quesenberry even after the defense tried to pin the blame on Stoneman's 17- year- old son who witnessed the shootings.
Yesterday Stoneman's ex-wife, who says Stoneman abused her and threatened her family, says the sentence of life without parole is not enough.
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((TERESA STONEMAN/DEFENDANT'S EX-WIFE: IF HE WAS TO EVER GET OUT MY WHOLE FAMILY, MY CHILD AND ALL OF US WOULD BE IN VERY BAD DANGER. SO I FELT LIKE IF HE HAD GOTTEN DEATH WE COULD'VE PUT ALL THIS BEHIND US AND WE WOULDN'T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT ANYTHING ANYMORE. ))
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Stoneman first asked the jury to sentence him to die.
But he later asked his lawyer to make a closing argument on his behalf.
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55Soering


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=khu
TAPE#96-77
GRAPHIC=Soering


Within days of the 19-85 Haysom murders in Bedford County two drifters were taken into custody.
William Shifflett and Robert Louis Albright were released after their fingerprints were not found at the murder scene.
A judge has now ordered new lab test on a pocket knife taken from the two men.
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Jens Soering's prints were also NOT found at the Haysom home.
He confessed to the crime, then said he took the blame to protect his girlfriend, ELIZABETH Haysom, the victims' daughter.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=hold


Soering's new lawyer is trying to suggest that Shifflett and Albright committed the double murder.
They're serving life sentences for a homicide in Roanoke that occurred right after the Haysoms were killed.

55Shenandoah-Manor


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=jmo
TAPE#96-93
GRAPHIC=nursing home


Residents may have to move out of a Clifton Forge nursing home.
The home is losing Medicare and Medicaid funding.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Clifton Forge/File Tape;


According to health officials, Shenandoah Manor has been given several months to take care of some deficiencies.
The nursing home had until today to fix these problems.
Shenandoah Manor currently has about 47 residents...35 of those receive funding through Medicare and Medicaid...
Those 35 residents will NOT have to move immediately.
They'll have 30 days to relocate.
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55schoolwatch


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Yesterday's snow is delaying the opening of two schools in our region take schoolwatch full screen
(Melanie ad libs)

55WEATHER


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Turning now to the weather forecast,
expect a partly sunny and BREEZY day with highs in the low 40s.
Tonight-- expect a chilly night with lows will be in the mid 20s.
And looking ahead-- expect a mostly sunny weekend with highs in the 40's and 50's and lows in the 20's and 30's.
Couds return Monday and we may see snow on Tuesda. cutopen
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8Cop-Shooting


ANCHOR=Mel
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-98
GRAPHIC=Shooting


A Danville police officer suffered a gun shot wound last night while on duty.
It was the first cop shooting in the city in some 17 years.
Teresa Hamilton reports.
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SUPER=03-Danville; :00
SUPER=01-Neal Morris/Danville Police Chief; :19 Quick
SUPER=@Teresa1; 1:09
RUNS=1:35
OUT Q=Hamilton, News 7.

(( The unusual number of police cars and officers who gathered along Moffett Street indicated early on something was wrong. nat sound
RUNS=:02


Chief Neal Morris later confirmed officer Dennis Haley had been shot while executing a search warrant for drugs.
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IN Q=We thank

((WE THANK THE LORD, AT THIS POINT, THAT IT WENT IN HERE AND EXITED HERE, AND DIDN'T HIT ANYTHING VITAL. ))
RUNS=:08
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Haley was wounded when several uniformed officers went to the back door of 321- Moffett Street.
Morris says the men repeatedly announced themselves before knocking the door down with a battering ram.
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IN Q=When the

((NEAL MORRIS/DANVILLE POLICE CHIEF:WHEN THE OFFICERS CAME INTO THE HALLWAY, THE SUBJECTS STEPPED OUT OF A BEDROOM, AND BEGAN FIRING, OFFICER GARY WILSON, WHO WAS PRESENT, HE HIT THE FLOOR AND RETURNED FIRE, BUT THE GUY RAN BACK INTO THE ROOM. AND OF COURSE, THE OFFICERS RUSHED THE ROOM AND SUBDUED THEM.))
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=subdued them.


Morris says the incident has left the department shaken.
Haley has been with the Danville P-D since 1989-- over the summer he worked in the downtown area, as a community police officer. take stand up
At least two people were taken in for questioning.
Morris says he's considering filing an attempted capital murder charge against one of the subjects. end su
The decision to file the charge against the alleged shooter, 30- year old Marlowe Andre Farmer, will be up to prosecutors.
Officer Haley is expected to make a full recovery-- just hours after the incident he walked into the department to pick up his belongings.
Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7.))

8Mize


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#96-84
GRAPHIC=NONE


The trial of Campbell County teenager charged with killing his neighbor is expected to conclude today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Rustburg;


Seventeen year old Louis Trey Mize is accused of fatally 19- year- old Roger Vassar Junior last winter.
Yesterday Psychiatrists testified Mize was a psychotic who was acting out something he had seen on Television.
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But prosecutor Neil Vener says Mize only started showing signs of mental illness AFTER the shooting.
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8Allen


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-89
GRAPHIC=George Allen


The Governor has some sharp words of criticism for Lieutenant Governor Don Beyer concerning tobacco regulation.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond/Wednesday;


Beyer has said Virginia's laws are not stopping children from smoking -- so he supports some regulatory help from the F-D-A.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: OH AS USUAL I DISAGREE WITH HIM. IT'S AMAZING TO ME THAT HE HAS A POSITION THAT'S REALLY VERY OUTLANDISH AND NOT EVEN IN THE VIEWS OF EVEN DEMOCRATS IN VIRGINIA.))
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That having been said, Allen agrees with Beyer that NOT enough is being done to enforce Virginia's laws.
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((WELL WE ARE TRYING TO ENFORCE THE LAWS. AND SOME LAWS JUST WENT ON THE BOOKS AS OF JULY FIRST. AS FAR AS THE PHOTO I.D. I THINK WE NEED TO DO A BETTER JOB OF ENFORCING THE LAW.))
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Many Republicans are admitting privately that Beyer's stand may win him some votes in 19-97.
Recent polls suggest a slight majority of Virginians favor more government regulation of tobacco.

8schoolwatch


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Yesterday's snow is delaying the opening of two schools in our region take schoolwatch full screen
(Melanie ad libs)

8WEATHER


ANCHOR=melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=none
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SUPER=X5000;SET DISSOLVE
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Turning now to the weather forecast,
expect a partly sunny and BREEZY day with highs in the low 40s.
Tonight-- expect a chilly night with lows will be in the mid 20s.
And looking ahead-- expect a mostly sunny weekend with highs in the 40's and Couds return Monday and we may see snow on Tuesday. 50's and lows in the 20's and 30's.