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7Floyd-Fatal


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident


A Floyd County man was killed in early morning accident yesterday.
Police say 37- year- old Terry Amos Peters of Check was driving down route 2-21 just north of route 3-42 in Floyd County, when he lost control of his pick-up truck.
Peters apparently ran off the right side of the road, over-corrected then crossed both lanes and struck an embankment.
Peters was thrown from the truck and police say he died at the scene.

7House-Ax


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-104
GRAPHIC=accident


An elderly motorist took a wrong turn yesterday and ended up in someone else's garage.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Police say 84- year- old Mabel Johnson Overstreet was traveling west on Harvest Lane when she failed to make a sharp left turn on to Garstland Drive.
Overstreet ran through a fence, off a three foot wall and into a garage.
It was the home of the Plummer family.
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SOT 10:20:02
IN Q=I OPENED THE

((FRANCIS PLUMMER: I OPENED THE DOOR AND SAID THEY WENT THROUGH THE FENCE. I SAID THE GARAGE IS ON FIRE AND THE CAR IS IN THE GARAGE AND I JUST TOOK OFF RUNNING TO MY NEIGHBOR'S HOUSE SAYING CALL 9-1-1.))
SUPER=07-Francis Plummer;
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=call 911
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VO-NAT


The smoke in the garage was actually caused by spinning tires.
Surprisingly no one was injured in the accident.
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7Lansdowne-Murder


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=spr
TAPE# 96-102
GRAPHIC=


An arraignment today for the 17 year old charged with capital murder of another teenager.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co./File Tape;


The suspect is being held at the Coyner Springs Detention Center where he had previously been part of the facility's Outreach Program.
The youth's identity is not being released.
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Wednesday;


He's accused of gunning down ANOTHER 17- year- old, Antwan Gray.
Gray was killed Wednesday night in the 24-hundred block of Centre Avenue adjacent to the Lansdowne Apartment Complex.
At this point there's been no decision on whether he'll be charged as an adult.
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7Special-Election


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=election 96


Voters in three General Assembly districts head back to the polls tomorrow.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Floyd/Saturday


In the Martinsville-Rocky Mount area, a state Senate seat is up for grabs because Democrat Virgil Goode was elected to Congress.
If Republican Allen Dudley beats Democrat Roscoe Reynolds, the G-O-P will have its first-ever Senate majority and break a 20-20 tie.
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72-Bikes


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-91
GRAPHIC=None


Another record year for the J-93/WDBJ bikes or bust toy drive.
The drive ends in just a few hours, but at this point the bike count stands at one-thousand 44.
A family crisis motivated one local woman to help out.
Sheila (O-ben-Chain) decided to give bicycles to underprivileged children after her grandfather became gravely ill.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Last month Obenchain did not know if her grandfather, Reginald Bohon
(BO-hon), would live to see Christmas.


During this holiday season she's celebrating his health by giving to others.
She set a goal of raising money to buy 20 bikes.
But in four days she raised over two thousand dollars and bought 55 bikes.
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SOT 30:12:16
IN Q=SO AT THE

((SHEILA OBENCHAIN: SO AT THE END OF THE FIRST DAY I HAD 15. SO THEN I DECIDED TO GO FOR 30 AND BY THURSDAY I HAD 43 SO I SAID MIGHT AS WELL GO FOR 50. MY GRANDDADDY GOT WELL AND IT WAS TIME TO GIVE SOMETHING BACK.))
SUPER=07-Sheila Obenchain;
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=SOMETHING BACK
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VO-NAT


Obenchain collected donations from her co-workers at the Roanoke County-Salem Jail and Salem businesses, all in honor of her grandfather.
And last night they placed bike number one thousand in the bike-Christmas Tree.
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SOT 30:59:03
IN Q=IF YOU'VE

((IF YOU'VE NEVER GIVEN TO PEOPLE WHO DON'T HAVE ANYTHING YOU NEED TO CAUSE THE FEELING IS UNFORGETTABLE AND INDESCRIBABLE.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=AND INDESCRIBABLE
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VO-NAT


J-93 and your Hometown Station are sponsoring the bike donation drive.
Donations will be collected until 10 this morning.
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7WEATHER


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Checking your monday forecast,
Clouds will build as the day progresses. Expect highs in the low 40s.
Tonight, expect rain to begin...
Cold temperatures are on the way for the rest of the week---

7BIRTHDAYS! 12/17/96

SUPER=130-/Katie Clemmer/Raphine;



SUPER=130-3/Shannon Allen/Covington;



(Anniversary)
SUPER=130-42nd/Archie & Jane Osborne/Gretna;



SUPER=130-1/Courtney Gilbert/Buena Vista;


No Pictures:

SUPER=130-/Theodore Taylor/Bedford;



SUPER=130-/Herbert White/Penhook;



SUPER=130-/Dustin Johnson/Roanoke;


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55Lansdowne-Murder


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=spr
TAPE# 96-102
GRAPHIC=


A Roanoke teenager charged with capital murder will be arraigned today.
The seventeen- year- old is accused of shooting another teenager in his neighborhood last week.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co./File Tape;


The suspect is being held at the Coyner Springs Detention Center where he had previously been part of the facility's Outreach Program.
The youth's identity is not being released.
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Wednesday;


He's accused of gunning down ANOTHER 17- year- old, Antwan Gray.
Gray was killed Wednesday night in the 24-hundred block of Centre Avenue adjacent to the Lansdowne Apartment Complex.
At this point there's been no decision on whether he'll be charged as an adult.
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55Allen


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-94
GRAPHIC=Dudley, Allen


Tuesday's special election will determine the balance of power in the Virginia senate.
Republicans are hoping Allen Dudley will win the state senate seated vacated by Virgil Goode.
SS=Reynolds, Roscoe


If voters pick Roscoe Reynolds, the chamber will have an equal number of Democrats and Republicans, with Democratic Lieutenant Governor Don Beyer holding the tie- breaking vote.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Floyd/Saturday;


Allen Dudley toured the district Saturday with Governor George Allen.
In addition to pressing the flesh the governor urged voters to get out and cast their ballots.
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SOT 13:11:55
IN Q=make sure you

((GOVERNOR GEORGE ALLEN: MAKE SURE YOU FIND OUT THOSE PEOPLE WHO ARE INTERESTED IN THE ELECTION AND GET THEM OUT TO VOTE. THE ELECTION IS GOING TO BE DETERMINED BY THE FOLKS WHO TURN OUT. THIS TYPE OF ELECTION IS A TEST OF THE STRENGTH OF THE LOCAL PARTIES DEMOCRAT OR REPUBLICAN.))
SUPER=@Allen;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=democrat or republican
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VO-NAT


It's been a year since Republicans fell short in their bid to control the Virginia Senate.
Democrat Roscoe Reynolds is hoping to thwart Republicans once again.
The election is to fill the seat left opened by Virgil Goode who resigned after being elected to the U.S. Congress.
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55WEATHER


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Checking your monday forecast,
Clouds will build as the day progresses. Expect highs in the low to mid 40s.
Rain tonight with lows around 40-degress.
Tomorrow, there will be periods of rain with highs in the upper 40s.
By Wednesday, there's a chance of rain and snow with highs around 32 degrees. Colder air with some snow is expected Thursday and Friday with highs around 30 and overnight lows in the low 20s. cutopen
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8Lansdowne-Murder


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=spr
TAPE# 96-102
GRAPHIC=none


An arraignment today for the 17 year old charged with capital murder of another teenager.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co./File Tape;


The suspect is being held at the Coyner Springs Detention Center where he had previously been part of the facility's Outreach Program.
The youth's identity is not being released.
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Wednesday;


He's accused of gunning down ANOTHER 17- year- old, Antwan Gray.
Gray was killed Wednesday night in the 24-hundred block of Centre Avenue adjacent to the Lansdowne Apartment Complex.
At this point there's been no decision on whether he'll be charged as an adult.
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8House-Ax


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-104
GRAPHIC=accident


An elderly Roanoke woman took a wrong turn during a Sunday morning drive and ended up inside someone's garage.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The Plummer's heard a crash, then saw the woman's car running in their garage.
Police say 84- year- old Mabel Johnson Overstreet was traveling west on Harvest Lane when she failed to make a sharp left turn on to Garstland Drive.
Overstreet ran through a fence, off a three foot wall and into the Plummers' garage.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:20:02
IN Q=I OPENED THE

((FRANCIS PLUMMER: I OPENED THE DOOR AND SAID THEY WENT THROUGH THE FENCE. I SAID THE GARAGE IS ON FIRE AND THE CAR IS IN THE GARAGE AND I JUST TOOK OFF RUNNING TO MY NEIGHBOR'S HOUSE SAYING CALL 9-1-1.))
SUPER=07-Francis Plummer;
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=call 911
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VO-NAT


The smoke in the garage was actually caused by spinning tires.
Surprisingly no one was injured in the accident.
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8Allen


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-94
GRAPHIC=Dudley, Allen


Voters who cast their ballots in Tomorrow's special election will help to determine the balance of power in the Virginia senate.
Republicans are hoping Allen Dudley will claim the state senate seate vacated by Virgil Goode, who heads to Congress.
SS=Reynolds, Roscoe


But if voters pick Roscoe Reynolds, the chamber will have an equal number of Democrats and Republicans, with Democratic Lieutenant Governor Don Beyer holding the tie- breaking vote.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Floyd/Saturday;


Allen Dudley toured the district Saturday with Governor George Allen.
In addition to pressing the flesh the governor urged voters to get out and cast their ballots.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13:11:55
IN Q=make sure you

((GOVERNOR GEORGE ALLEN: MAKE SURE YOU FIND OUT THOSE PEOPLE WHO ARE INTERESTED IN THE ELECTION AND GET THEM OUT TO VOTE. THE ELECTION IS GOING TO BE DETERMINED BY THE FOLKS WHO TURN OUT. THIS TYPE OF ELECTION IS A TEST OF THE STRENGTH OF THE LOCAL PARTIES DEMOCRAT OR REPUBLICAN.))
SUPER=@Allen;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=democrat or republican
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VO-NAT


It's been a year since Republicans fell short in their bid to control the Virginia Senate.
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8Bikes


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


Dozens of needy youngsters will have a brighter Christmas this year when they find a shiny new bike at the foot of their Christmas tree.
The bikes or bust toy drive has taken in a record number of bikes.
With just a couple of hours to go, the bike county now stands at 1-thousand 44.
A family crisis motivated one local woman to help out.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Last month Sheila Obenchain did not know if her grandfather, Reginald Bohon
(BO-hon), would live to see Christmas.


She's now celebrating his health by giving to others.
She set a goal of raising money to buy 20 bikes.
But in four days she raised over two thousand dollars and bought 55 bikes.
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SOT 30:12:16
IN Q=SO AT THE

((SHEILA OBENCHAIN:IF YOU'VE NEVER GIVEN TO PEOPLE WHO DON'T HAVE ANYTHING YOU NEED TO CAUSE THE FEELING IS UNFORGETTABLE AND INDESCRIBABLE.))
SUPER=07-Sheila Obenchain; (QUICK!!)
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=and indescribable.
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VO-NAT


J-93 and your Hometown Station are sponsoring the bike donation drive.
Donations will be collected until 10 this morning.
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8WEATHER


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
TAPE#NONE



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Checking your monday forecast,
Clouds will build as the day progresses. Expect highs in the low 40s. Cold temperatures are on the way for the rest of the week--- Tonight, rain may begin...