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7Red-Star


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=CUTINS
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#96-97
GRAPHIC=drunk driving


Roanoke's Mill Mountain star is buring red for 48 hours after a death in a drunk driving related accident.
Donald Ray Fuller of Glade Hill died Sunday from injuries he suffered in an accident on November 15th.
Fuller was a passenger in a pickup truck when the vehicle he was riding in ran off the road on Route 40 in Franklin County.
State police say alcohol was involved in the accident.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The star will burn red for 48 hours after drug or alcohol related traffic deaths in our area.
The campaign is to bring attention to the dangers of drinking and driving.
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7Fatal-Ax


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=CUTINS
WRITER=lba
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=fatal accident


A Galax woman was killed in a car crash.
Police say it happened yesterday when 34- year- old- Vivian Lynn Nichols was driving down route 58. She failed to stop at a stop sign and hit another vehicle.
Nichols was pronounced dead at the scene.

7L'burg-Fire


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=CUTINS
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-90
GRAPHIC=Fire


A house fire in Lynchburg has left a family of six is homeless this morning..
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


The blaze at 1-0-2 Warfield Road was called in around 12:30.
Smoke and flames already were pouring from the single- story brick ranch by the time firefighters arrived.
Crews say the fire appeared to have had a good head start.
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SOT 00:46:31
IN Q=So the fire

((CAPT. ED JONES/LYNCHBURG FIRE DEPT.: SO THE FIRE HAD PROGRESSED PRETTY RAPIDLY WITHIN THE STRUCTURE ALONG THE LEFT END OF THE HOUSE. WHEN THE CREWS GOT HERE THEY TRIED TO MAKE AN INTERIOR ATTACK TO KEEP IT CONTAINED TO THE LEFT SIDE WHICH THEY DID AND WERE SUCCESSFUL AT THAT.))
SUPER=01-Ed Jones/Lynchburg Fire Dept.; :00
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=successful at that.
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VO-NAT


One firefighter suffered a minor injury to his hand while battling the blaze.
The father of the family renting the home was treated for smoke inhalation at Lynchburg General Hospital.
Debris left near a baseboard heater may be to blame.
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7Danville-Bodies


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=CUTINS
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-84
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


Police say an elderly couple found dead in their Danville home had been there for about a week.
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VO-NAT


The bodies of Jesse and Elizabeth Kendrick were discovered Tuesday morning inside their Springfield Road condominium.
SUPER=03-Danville/Tuesday;


A state medical examiner says they'd both been shot in the head.
The Kendricks' daughter was apparently in town for Thanksgiving and notified police after she could not get anyone to the door.
Authorities are following up on several leads but have not made an arrest.
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7Indian-Tax


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=CUTIN
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-77
GRAPHIC=Thanksgiving


For Virginia's eight native American Indian tribes, Thanksgiving is tax time... and the payment, according to a treaty from the 16-hundreds, calls for 20 beaver pelts and two deer.
Yesterday, they paid up.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


The Mattaponi and Pamunkey Indians' "taxes" were stipulated in a 16-46 treaty with the colonial governor-- so they're a little different from what you pay the tax man.
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SOT 05:34
IN Q=I've had

((WILLIAM "SWIFT WATER" MILES/PAMUNKEY INDIAN CHIEF: I'VE HAD A LOT OF FRIENDS OF MINE SAY "I SURE WISH I COULD PAY MY TAXES THE WAY YOU DO. SOMETHING I THINK WE MAYBE MISS OUT ON WITH THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE GRATUITY WE PAY THE GOVERNOR. AND THAT IS THAT TREATY AS I JUST SAID THAT TREATY HAS BEEN CONTINUOUSLY HONORED FOR THE LAST 350 YEARS. I THINK IT'S A CLEAR DEMONSTRATION OF HOW PEOPLE OF ALL WALKS OF LIFE, ALL RACES, CAN LIVE TOGETHER IN PEACE AND HARMONY.))
SUPER=01-William "Swift Water" Miles/Pamunkey Indian Chief;
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7WEATHER


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



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Partly sunny sikes today with highs in the 40s, clear and very cold tonight with lows in the 20s... it will drop to the teens in the sheltered valleys. Friday, sunny with clouds building by Saturday. There's a chance of rain Saturday and sunda with higs in the 50s 7BIRTHDAYS! 11/29/96

SUPER=130-16/Shawn Unroe/Roanoke;



(Anniversary)
SUPER=130-Anthony & Ilieta Chitwood/Rocky Mount;



SUPER=130-60/Ray Reynolds/Draper;



SUPER=130-20/Randy Collins/Covington;



(Anniversary)
SUPER=130-/Everett & Cynthia Gusler Jr./Rocky Mount;



SUPER=130-/Nelson Edwards/Martinsville;



(Anniversary)
SUPER=130-67th/Mr. & Mrs. Edd Wilson/Gretna;



SUPER=130-92/Maudie Gallimore/Price's Fork;



SUPER=130-8/Brittany Dalton/Altavista;


Saturday:

SUPER=130-1/Shannon Sexton/Pearisburg;



SUPER=130-/Carol Woodward/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-1/Ashley Gibson/Glade Hill;



SUPER=130-4/Hannah Morrow/Buchanan;



SUPER=130-7/Robbie Weaver/Rocky Mount;



SUPER=130-37/David Nuckols/Lexington;



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55Car-Travel


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=CUTIN
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-88
GRAPHIC=Thanksgiving


Thirty-two million Americans are traveling this Thanksgiving Holiday.
Whether by air or by road travelers are making their way to friends and family.
Scott Prince talked to some travelers and files this report.
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IN Q=plenty
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=01-Mark Courtney/Roanoke Regional Airport; :20
SUPER=00-Ruth Sharp/Holiday Motorist; :42
SUPER=01-Joyce Bradford/AAA of Virginia; 1:03
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55Bosnia-Unit


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=CUTIN
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-89
GRAPHIC=Bosnia


An Army Reserve Unit in the Roanoke Valley is among the latest to be placed on alert for possible duty in Bosnia.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


The 110 members of the 21-74th Garrison Support Unit are based at the Salem Reserve Center.
The unit has been notified to begin making preparations for the mission, but an army spokesman says that does NOT mean the soldiers will definitely be called up.
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ANCHOR=Beth
SS=hold


The Pentagon says some troops will begin moving out after Christmas. And by mid-March, it expects to deploy a full 85- hundred soldiers.

55WEATHER


ANCHOR=melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
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TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=NONE



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Partly sunny sikes today with highs in the 40s, clear and very cold tonight with lows in the 20s... it will drop to the teens in the sheltered valleys. Friday, sunny with clouds building by Saturday. There's a chance of rain Saturday and sunda with higs in the 50s cutopen
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8Ward


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=eea
TAPE# 96-83
GRAPHIC=Andrew Ward


There are conflicting reports out today as to whether Lord Botetourt High School Coach Andy Ward has been suspended.
The Roanoke Times is reporting that School Board Chairman Jim Ruhland and board member Michael Beahm say that Ward was suspended.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=file;


Both men denied that report this morning saying only Superintendent Robert Reece could confirm if Ward has been suspended. Reece is out of town for the holiday.
Ward got a two week jail sentence for speeding, and for driving with a license that was restricted because of two drunk driving charges.
Teachers at Lord Botetourt have been holding classroom discussion about the incident.
One student told us what her classmates are saying.
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IN Q=How it's unfair

((AMANDA NICHOLS/LORD BOTETOURT JUNIOR; HOW IT'S UNFAIR, THAT THEY JUST SAY THE BAD THINGS ABOUT HIM, AND HE HAD GOOD THINGS ABOUT HIM, BUT WE DON'T LIKE WHAT HE DID, BUT WE LIKE HIM AS A PERSON.))
SUPER=01-Amanda Nichols/Student
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ANCHOR=Beth
SS=hold


Nichols says most of the students she knows think Ward should keep teaching and coaching.
Ward will serve part of his jail sentence this weekend.

8Radford-Firefighter


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=CUTIN
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-86
GRAPHIC=NONE


Radford fire officials agree that one of their own SHOULD have been fired.
Tommy Long was charged with driving under the influence of drugs last Thursday and has been suspected of drug use in the past.
His arrest came when the fire engine he was driving hit a parked police car.
He was fired Thursday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Radford;


Several sources who did not wish to be identified said Long's termination is overdue.
Fire chief Martin Roberts says there's only been one other incident in the three year's HE'S been chief.
He wrote Long a letter last Spring telling him to straighten up, or he'd be fired. He says there were no other problems until the accident last Thursday.
State police say Long admitted he had taken prescription medication, and that Roberts remarked at the accident scene that he could tell Long was quote "snockered."
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((MARTIN LONG/RADFORD FIRE CHIEF: I DO NOT REMEMBER MAKING ANY COMMENT LIKE THAT AT ALL. QUESTION: IF YOU COULD TELL HE HAD SOME SORT OF PROBLEM WOULD HAVE LET HIM DRIVE? LONG: NO, IF I HAD KNOWN HE HAD A PROBLEM I WOULD NOT HAVE HAD HIM DRIVE. I WOULD NOT HAVE HAD HIM ON DUTY. ))
SUPER=01-Martin Roberts/Radford Fire Chief;
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ANCHOR=Beth
SS=NONE


Mayor Tom Starnes says city council was told of another situation involving alcohol in the 19-80's.

8Red-Star


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=CUTIN
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#96-97
GRAPHIC=drunk driving


Roanoke's Mill Mountain Star was burning red last night after a man died in a drunk driving accident.
The star changed color when Donald Ray Fuller of Glade Hill died Sunday from his injuries in a drunk driving accident on November 15th.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The star will burn red for 48 hours after drug or alcohol related traffic deaths in our area.
The campaign is to bring attention to the dangers of drinking and driving.
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8Danville-Bodies


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=CUTIN
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-84
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


An elderly Danville couple were dead nearly a week before they were discovered.
Police say they were shot to death.
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VO-NAT


The bodies of Jesse and Elizabeth Kendrick were discovered Tuesday morning inside their Springfield Road condominium.
SUPER=03-Danville/Tuesday;


A state medical examiner says they'd both been shot in the head.
The Kendricks' daughter was apparently in town for Thanksgiving and notified police after she could not get anyone to the door.
Authorities are following up on several leads but have not made an arrest.
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8WEATHER


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



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Partly sunny sikes today with highs in the 40s, clear and very cold tonight with lows in the 20s... it will drop to the teens in the sheltered valleys. Saturday and sunda with higs in the 50s Friday, sunny with clouds building by Saturday. There's a chance of rain