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7VMI


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TAPE# 96-99
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A Highland County woman is among the first four females to receive an acceptance letter from V-M-I.
SS=Jolin, Jennifer


And Seventeen- year- old Jennifer Jolin says she plans to be a part of the first CO-ED class this fall.
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SUPER=03-Lexington/November 15;


The 17- year- old Highland High School senior turned in her application while touring V-M-I last month.
She also applied to James Madison and The University of Virginia but decided V-M-I would be her best choice.
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IN Q=ACTUALLY I FEEL

((JENNIFER JOLIN/HIGHLAND HS SENIOR: ACTUALLY I FEEL LIKE I NEED A REAL DISCIPLINED ATMOSPHERE AND THIS IS ABOUT AS DISCIPLINED AS I CAN GET. WHAT IS IT ABOUT THE DISCIPLINE YOU LIKE? IT'LL KEEP ME FOCUSED. I WANT TO GO INTO MEDICINE AND HOPEFULLY BE A DOCTOR SOMEDAY AND THIS WILL DEFINITELY HELP.))
SUPER=10-Jennifer Jolin/Highland H.S. Senior/November 15;
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OUT Q=DEFINITELY HELP
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The Monterey native is one of four women accepted through the early admissions process.
15 females have applied overall.
School officials say they would like to have at least 30 women enrolled in the fall.
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Another accepted woman from Richmond, 18- year-old Lauren Wagner, may not enroll.
She says she is chiefly interested in going to the Air Force Academy, if she's accepted there.
She plans a career as a pilot.

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TAPE# 96-91
GRAPHIC=Accident


Three people were sent to the hospital last night following an accident on I-81.
It also caused a traffic headache.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


It happened at the 5-81 and 81 interchange.
State Police say a car parked on the shoulder of the road pulled out in front of a moving truck.
The truck then slid, and hit another car.
Fire officials also had to deal with an oil spill from the truck.
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IN Q=We had approximately

((FRANK STEBBINS/ROANOKE CO. VOL. FIRE CHIEF: WE HAD APPROXIMATELY 10 TO 15 GALLONS OF OIL OUT OF THE TRUCK THAT SPILLED. WE CONTAINED THAT.))
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OUT Q=We contained that.
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VO-NAT


Traffic was diverted onto Peters Creek Road while the accident was being cleaned up.
The three people were treated and released from the hospital.
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7Phone-Service


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE# 96-95
GRAPHIC=Bell Atlantic


Bell Atlantic may soon lose its monopoly on local telephone service in Roanoke.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Recent changes in the federal Telecommunications Act have opened the door for competition on Bell Atlantic's telephone exchange.
And two companies have made applications to Roanoke City Council.
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((JIM GILLIS/KMC TELECOM: INITIALLY, WE'LL TARGET THE BUSINESS CUSTOMERS AND I THINK AS THE BUSINESS AND THE TECHNOLOGY EVOLVES IT WILL REACH OUT INTO THE RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITY, BUT I THINK THAT'S DOWN THE ROAD FOUR OR FIVE YEARS.))
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=Roanoke City Seal


Council has given its preliminary approval to the companies, but will vote again later this month.

7schoolwatch


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morning
GRAPHIC=school information


Light snow fell over parts of the region last night-- That's causing several school delay's and cancellations.
Let's take a look at the list take schoolwatch

7WEATHER


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Turning now to the weather forecast,
It'll be sunny, but windy and cold today. Highs should be in the mid to upper 30s.
Tonight, expect clear skies and lows in the 20s.
7BIRTHDAYS! 12/10/96

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SUPER=130-4/Cody Gill/Clifton Forge;


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55VMI


ANCHOR=Melanie
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TAPE# 96-99
GRAPHIC=VMI


A Highland County woman says she plans to be a part of the first CO-ED class at Virginia Military institute.
SS=Jolin, Jennifer


Jennifer Jolin and three other woman have received accepatance letters from V-M-I.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lexington/November 15;


The 17- year- old Highland High School senior turned in her application while touring V-M-I last month.
She also applied to James Madison and The University of Virginia but decided V-M-I would be her best choice.
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SOT 10:17:08
IN Q=ACTUALLY I FEEL

((JENNIFER JOLIN/HIGHLAND HS SENIOR: ACTUALLY I FEEL LIKE I NEED A REAL DISCIPLINED ATMOSPHERE AND THIS IS ABOUT AS DISCIPLINED AS I CAN GET. WHAT IS IT ABOUT THE DISCIPLINE YOU LIKE? IT'LL KEEP ME FOCUSED. I WANT TO GO INTO MEDICINE AND HOPEFULLY BE A DOCTOR SOMEDAY AND THIS WILL DEFINITELY HELP.))
SUPER=10-Jennifer Jolin/Highland H.S. Senior/November 15;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=DEFINITELY HELP
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VO-NAT


The Monterey native is one of four women accepted through the early admissions process.
15 females have applied overall.
School officials say they would like to have at least 30 women enrolled in the fall.
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55schoolwatch


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morning
GRAPHIC=school information


Winter weather in the region overnight has forced a number of school districts to adjust their schedules today.
Here's a look at who's closed or delayed today. take schoolwatch
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Turning now to the weather forecast,
It'll be sunny, but windy and cold today. Highs should be in the mid to upper 30s.
Tonight, expect clear skies and lows in the 20s.
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TAPE# 96-91
GRAPHIC=Accident


An accident on Interstate 81 sent three people to the hospital and tied up traffic in Roanoke County for several hours.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


It happened last night at the 5-81 and 81 interchange.
State Police say a car parked on the shoulder of the road pulled out in front of a moving truck.
The truck then slid, and hit another car.
Fire officials also had to deal with an oil spill from the truck.
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SOT 4:44:24
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((FRANK STEBBINS/ROANOKE CO. VOL. FIRE CHIEF: WE HAD APPROXIMATELY 10 TO 15 GALLONS OF OIL OUT OF THE TRUCK THAT SPILLED. WE CONTAINED THAT.))
SUPER=01-Frank Stebbins/Roanoke Co. Vol. Fire Chief;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=We contained that.
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VO-NAT


Traffic was diverted onto Peters Creek Road while the accident was being cleaned up.
The three people were treated and released from the hospital.
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8NO-VMI


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net (edit of 96-99)
GRAPHIC=VMI


Virginia Military Institute has accepted its first four female cadets.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lexington/November 15;


17- year- old Jennifer Jolin of Highland County says she among those who have received acceptance letters and she says she plans to enroll.
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But 18- year-old Lauren Wagner of Richmond, who also was accepted may be attending V-M-I.
She says she is chiefly interested in going to the Air Force Academy, if she's accepted there.
She plans a career as a pilot.

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TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=rail merger


Norfolk Southern has reaffirmed its offer to buy Conrail stock. The offer of 110-dollars-a-share was restated yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file


The Norfolk-based railroad is vying with C-S-X of Richmond to acquire Conrail.
C-S-X and Conrail filed a lawsuit last week that said Norfolk Southern's offer was intended only to disrupt their merger.
But Norfolk Southern Chairman David Goode said Conrail shareholders should have a chance to consider his company's offer, which is more than one-billion dollars higher than the C-S-X deal.
A shareholders' vote is set for later this month.
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8Tech-Bowl


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-90
GRAPHIC=Virginia Tech


The Virginia Tech Hokies are going Orange and that means good things for local retailers.
Sporting goods stores are bracing for a rush of shoppers looking for Orange Bowl memorabilia.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./December 1995;


Management at Legends in Tanglewood Mall says if last year is any indication they won't be able to keep the tee-shirts and sweats in stock.
A good football season for state schools makes the holiday shopping season even crazier.
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IN Q=LAST YEAR WAS GREAT

((MARK CHRISLEY/LEGENDS: LAST YEAR WAS GREAT I TELL YOU WHAT. IT MADE THE TECH SHIRT SALES DOUBLE. WE GOT T-SHIRTS AND POLO SHIRTS AND THEY WENT FLYING OUT THE DOOR.))
SUPER=01-Mark Chrisley/Legends;
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; Quick!!!


Virginia Tech Orange Bowl merchandise is not in yet, but Chrisley says a shipment should be in at the end of the week.
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8schoolwatch


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morning
GRAPHIC=school information


Light snow fell over parts of the region last night-- That's causing several school delays and cancellations.
Let's take a look at the list take schoolwatch

8WEATHER


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Turning now to the weather forecast,
It'll be sunny, but windy and cold today. Highs should be in the mid to upper 30s. Tonight, expect clear skies and lows in the 20s.