06:00-01

1-SWatch

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=school info


Some schools are closed or delayed this morning due to icy conditions.
Here's a look at the list.. take SchoolWatch

P-Rosser


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#596-42
GRAPHIC=murder investigation


A published report says an eight- year- old Pittsylvania County boy is being charged with the murder of his stepfather, a probation worker.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.;


Sheriff's deputies found Bernard Rosser's body inside his home December 19th.
Authorities entered the house after receiving a call from the Franklin County Probation and Parole office where Rosser worked as a probation officer.
An autopsy revealed Rosser died from a blow to the head.
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p-day-plaster


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#596-44
GRAPHIC=special election


It came down to the wire, but Democrat Barnie Day dissolve to pinnacle 1050 emerged the winner in the race to fill the 10th district seat in the House of Delegates.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Patrick Co.;


Day defeated Republican Phil Plaster by a 55-to 44 percent margin, to fill the unexpired term of Roscoe Reynolds.
The 44- year- old businessman says he plans to make good on his campaign promise to improve education, economic development and crime fighting.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=

(( ))
SUPER=01-Barnie Day/(D) Delegate-Elect;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=as a team player.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


While Plaster's campaign party was a bit more subdued, the Republican says he's proud of the positive race he ran.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=07-Phil Plaster;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=before this campaign.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Including yesterday's special election, Southside voters were given the opportunity to go the polls- three times in the last 70 days.
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Gammon


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-104
GRAPHIC=NONE


A judge will decide today what will happen to a Carroll County man who admitted he shot and killed his father.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Carroll Co./File Tape;


Willie Gammon pleaded guilty to shooting his father, but told a probation officer he fired AFTER his dad pulled a gun first.
In an earlier statement to police, Gammon admitted planning Gary Gammon's murder for two hours.
That's consistent with the testimony Monday of his 18- year- old half brother Chris Gammon, who also pleaded guilty.
The brothers killed their father and shot their stepmother, Rebecca Gammon in October of 19-94.
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Atlantis


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=space shuttle


A midnight rendez-vous in space.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Late last night the space shuttle Atlantis docked with the Russian space station MIR.
Early this morning, the crews opened the hatches and exchanged gifts.
Atlantis is picking up astronaut John Blaha and dropping off Jerry Linenger (LIHN'- ihn-jur) in his place.
The spacecrafts will remain docked for five days.
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israel


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=mideast peace


A midnight meeting in Tel Aviv has ended an agreement on an Israeli withdrawal from Hebron.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Tel Aviv, Israel;

4:010:19
Under the deal Palestinians will take control of most of the west bank town within ten days.
Israel also reportedly agreed to roll back its forces in other west bank areas by mid 19-98.
The deal was sealed with a public handshake between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and P-L-O Leader Yasser Arafat.
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2-SWatch


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=school info


Some students are getting to sleep in again today.
Here's a look at the list of schools that are closed or delayed take SchoolWatch

Rosser


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-98
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


A surprising arrest in the murder of a Franklin County probation officer-
A published report says an eight- year- old boy is being charged in the beating death of his stepfather.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.;


Authorities discovered Bernard Rosser's body inside his Gretna area home in mid-December.
Sheriff's deputies entered the house after Rosser failed to show up for work.
Authorities say Rosser died from a blow to the head.
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Burley


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-102
GRAPHIC=Burley


Murder trial number "two" for convicted killer James Henry Burley is underway in Amherst County.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape;


Burley is charged with killing two Lynchburg prostitutes and dumping their bodies in remote sections of the county in 19-95.
He was found guilty of the first murder, and now stands trial for the second.
Prosecutor Ed Meeks told the jury yesterday that blood from the victim, Jacqueline Carter, was found in Burley's truck.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 14:06:07//14:06:52
IN Q=On this seat

((ED MEEKS/AMHERST CO. PROSECUTOR: ON THIS SEAT CUSHION, ON THE BOTTOM OF IT, NOT ON THE TOP, ON THE BOTTOM OF IT, THE PART THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN DOWN ON THE SEAT ITSELF, THERE'S A BLOOD STAIN. MR. SCANLON WILL TELL YOU THAT THE BLOOD THAT WAS ON THAT SPOT BELONGED TO JACKIE CARTER.))
SUPER=01-Ed Meeks/Amherst Co. Prosecutor; :00
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=to Jackie Carter.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Police also found the murder weapon in Burley's home.
His trial is scheduled to last through tomorrow.
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Day-Plaster


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#96-97
GRAPHIC=special election

***NOTE ANCHOR TAG******
Southside voters have gotten to head to the polls THREE times in the last 70 days.
Last night's special election filled the unexpired term of former 10th district delegate Roscoe Reynolds. take pinnacle 1050
Democrat Barnie Day won the seat, after defeating Phil Plaster by a margin of 55 to 45- percent.
Kimberly McBroom has reaction from both candidates.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=In this close race
SUPER=03-Patrick Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Barnie Day/Delegate-Elect; :27
SUPER=07-Phil Plaster; :49
SUPER=@Kimberly1; 1:03
RUNS=1:15
OUT Q=News 7, Henry County

(( In this close race, literally every vote counted.
For most of election night, Barnie Day and Phil Plaster stayed neck and neck.
But it was the 44- year- old Democrat who claimed the victory.
Now that he's a delegate, Day says he plans to make good on his campaign promises to make education, economic development, and crime- fighting the top of his priorities.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=

((BARNIE DAY/DELEGATE-ELECT: PEOPLE TOLERATE ELECTIONS....TEAM PLAYER. ))
RUNS=:11


Just a few miles down the road, Plaster made his concession speech.
He says he's proud of his campaign-- but is uncertain of his political future.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=

((PHIL PLASTER: TODAY EVEN, PEOPLE WERE ASKING ME IF I LOST....I KNOW HE WILL. ))
RUNS=:13

STANDUP TAG HERE
This should be the finale in the series of special elections.
Even though Barnie Day holds a seat on the Patrick County Board of Supervisors, his replacement can be appointed, instead of elected.
Kimberly McBroom, News 7, Henry County.))
TALENT=MELANIE
SS=hold


The 10th district includes all of Patrick County, as well as sections of Henry, Carroll, and Pittsylvania counties.

Country-Justice


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-106
GRAPHIC=NONE


Network T-V viewers got to see a large slice of Southwest Virginia on television last night.
As Keith Humphry says: the C-B-S movie, "Country Justice" starred Tazewell County, and a good number of local actors... in addition to George C. Scott.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Hitting a man
SUPER=04-"Country Justice" - CBS Movie; :00
SUPER=01-Elaine Day Simpson/"Trooper Number 8"; :15
SUPER=01-Tom Mason/"Judge Shifflette"; :42 Quick
SUPER=01-Deet Reed/"Tazewell Co. Deputy"; :59
RUNS=1:16
OUT Q=Humphry, NEWS 7.
(
(((/////SOT/////)
SOT 2:14:45
IN Q=Hitting a man

((HITTING A MAN WITH A SHOVEL IS NOT A DISAGREEMENT, JIM, IT'S ASSAULT. THE MAN TOUCHED MY TRUCK.))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=touched my truck.


Virginia State Police play a prominent role in the movie.
Elaine Day Simpson of Botetourt County read for THIS part. But would end up as another trooper ...in a scene with Scott.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=He did tell

((HE DID TELL ME THAT HE THOUGHT I ACTED REALLY PROFESSIONAL ON THE SET WHICH WAS VERY NICE OF HIM TO DO. I DIDN'T GET IN THE WAY. I DIDN'T MISS MY LINES, I DIDN'T MISS MY MARK. I DIDN'T HOLD UP PRODUCTION.))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=up production.


Tom Mason got to play a judge- -again. The man who was President Kennedy's choice for U-S Attorney in Roanoke played the role he never got in real life.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=The objective

((THE OBJECTIVE IN A CASE SUCH AS THIS....))
RUNS=:03
OUT Q=such as this.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 3:59:15
IN Q=

((Is that sort of a fulfillment in a minor sort of way? NO, THERE'S NO CONNECTION.))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=no connection.


They spent all night shooting this scene in a Princeton, WEST Virginia courtroom... the nicest courtroom Mason's ever been in, he says.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 2:33:00
IN Q=How much time

((HOW MUCH TIME DO YOU THINK YOUR GRANDFATHER HAS TO LIVE?))
RUNS=:03
OUT Q=has to live?


Deet Reed plays a local law enforcement officer.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=I would always

((I WOULD ALWAYS LOVE TO DO IT FULL TIME. DON'T TELL ANYBODY THAT I WORK FOR THAT. THAT'S ALWAYS AN AMBITION. I JUST ENJOY IT A WHOLE LOT.))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=a whole lot.


And the pay's good. Even locals get the Screen Actors Guild rate that can amount to five or 600 dollars a day with expenses.
Keith Humphry NEWS 7.))

3-SWatch


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=school info


The cold temperatures have kept icy conditions around-- and that's keeping some students home from school.
Here's a look at the list of delayed and closed schools today... take SchoolWatch

2-Rosser


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-98
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


A surprising arrest in the murder of a Franklin County probation officer-
A published report says an eight- year- old boy is being charged in the beating death of his stepfather.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.;


Authorities discovered Bernard Rosser's body inside his Gretna area home in mid-December.
Sheriff's deputies entered the house after Rosser failed to show up for work.
Authorities say Rosser died from a blow to the head.
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mideast


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=midEast peace


A deal is sealed on an Israeli withdrawal from Hebron.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Tel Aviv;


Under the agreement, Palestinians will take control of most of the West Bank town within ten days.
U-S envoy Dennis Ross, who led much of the negotiations, hailed today's pact.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=taken together
SUPER=01-Dennis Ross/U.S. Envoy;
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=as a whole.
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wipe/wipe/wipe

CLINTON-reaction


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=WIPE/WIPE/WIPE
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC;


Presidential praise for both Ross and the accord from the White House.
Mr. Clinton called the deal another key step toward a lasting secure Middle East peace.
But the President also warned that there is still the hard work of implementing the agreement ahead.
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SHUTTLE


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=space shuttle


The space shuttle Atlantis is joined at the hip this morning with the Russian station Mir.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The two spacecraft docked late last night for an astronaut swap 240 miles above earth.
The hatches opened early this morning, and the crews exchanged gifts.
Atlantis is picking up astronaut John Blaha and dropping off Jerry Linenger (LIHN'-ihn-jur) in his place.
The spacecrafts will remain docked for five days.
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simpson-shoes


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=simpson


More testimony on shoes and photographs is expected at the Simpson civil trial today.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Santa Monica, CA;


Yesterday the defense rested and the plaintiff's rebuttal case got underway.
A photography expert testified pictures of O-J Simpson wearing shoes like the killer's ARE authentic.
The rebuttal case may be wrapped up as early as tomorrow and the case could go to the jury next week.
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P-Green


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=spr
TAPE#596-43
GRAPHIC=NONE


In Franklin County, the Humane Society continues removing animals from an animal breeder's home.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Since Saturday, five cats and a dog have been taken from Valery Green's house to local veterinarians.
That's on top of the 30- or- so puppies that were removed earlier this month.
Some of the animals are experiencing medical problems, like this cat... which has lost all of the fur around its neck.
Another feline had problems WALKING.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:47:00
IN Q=We got

((BETTY ELKINS/FRANKLIN COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY: WE GOT IT OUT TO THE VET AND WE CHECKED IT. IT'S STILL THERE. I REALLY DON'T KNOW WHAT WAS WRONG WITH IT. IT WAS SEVERELY DIRTY. I'M NOT SURE NOW IF IT WASN'T JUST MAYBE SO MUCH FILTH STUCK TO ITS LEGS THAT HE SIMPLY COULD NOT WALK. ))
SUPER=01-Betty Elkins/Franklin Co. Humane Society;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=could not walk
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Franklin Co./January 4;;


About a hundred animals still remain outside Valery Green's home.
She's been charged with neglecting and mistreating them... and she's scheduled to appear in court this week.
But that could be pushed back.
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Week;


According to Franklin County Commonwealth's Attorney Cliff Hapgood... yesterday Green checked herself into a mental hospital.
(----------------)



Goals-2000


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-105
GRAPHIC=George Allen


One of Governor George Allen's loneliest fights has come to an end.
Friday, he announced he'll apply for next year's federal Goals two thousand grants for Virginia schools.
Ellen Qualls has the story.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=For two years
SUPER=03-Richmond/Friday; :00
SUPER=01-Sen. Edd Houck/(D) Spotsylvania; :16
SUPER=@Cranwell; :34
SUPER=01-Del. Randy Forbes/Va. GOP Chairman; :55
SUPER=@Wilkins; QUICK 1:14
SUPER=@Ellen1; 1:20
RUNS=1:29
OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.


(( For two years, Governor George Allen held out on Goals 2000.
Now he's produced a letter from fellow Republican Trent Lott, saying essentially, yes-- Congress meant to attach NO strings.
Democrats declared a political face-save.
sot EARL 12:15:15

((SEN. EDD HOUCK/D-SPOTSYLVANIA: THIS SO-CALLED REVELATION THAT SEEMS TO HAVE OCCURRED BY SENATOR LOTT'S LETTER. TO ME, THAT'S THE MOST CONFUSING POINT ABOUT THIS WHOLE RECENT DEVELOPMENT WITH GOALS 2000. NOTHING HAS CHANGED WITH GOALS 2000.))
runs=:19



sot 12:29:11

((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D-VINTON: I THINK PEOPLE WHO HAVE TO GO TO THE POLLS AND VOTE FOR US WOULD FEEL A LOT BETTER ABOUT THE PEOPLE THEY HAVE TO VOTE FOR IF WHEN WE WANT TO CHANGE OUR POSITION BECAUSE WE KNOW IT'S BEEN WRONG WE WOULD JUST "HEY WE WERE WRONG. AND WE'RE GONNA DO WHAT'S RIGHT NOW."))
runs=:15


Virginia students had already forfeited eight million dollars to make Allen's point.
sot 12:26:46 EARL

((DEL. RANDY FORBES/VA. GOP CHAIRMAN: IF IT COSTS EIGHT MILLION DOLLARS TO ENSURE THAT THE ACADEMIC STANDARDS OF VIRGINIA'S STUDENTS DO NOT FALL BELOW THOSE OF ARKANSAS, THEN I THINK THAT WAS EIGHT MILLION DOLLARS WELL SPENT.))
runs=:12


But the real hard-line conservatives are NOT happy.
The Lynchburg- based Virginia Taxpayer's Association labelled it a "cave-in."
sot 12:27:50 EARL

((DEL. VANCE WILKINS/R-AMHERST: JUST WHO ARE THOSE ULTRA-CONSERVATIVE EXTREMISTS? I'D LIKE TO KNOW BECAUSE WE'D LIKE TO TAKE ISSUE WITH THEM.))
runs=:05


The cave-in perception hurts Republicans in the legislature who reportedly urged Allen to find a way to accept Goals 2000.
Whatever way voters perceive it, one of Virginia's loudest arguments over what was only potential federal intrusion may be behind us.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

P-Contraception


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-03
GRAPHIC=SESSION 97


Virginia's House of Delegates says insurance companies and H-M-Os should at least offer plans that pay for contraceptives.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


The bill won approval in the House Tuesday on a vote of 83 to 14.
NO other state requires prescription coverage of birth control.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 02:48:55 TUESDAY TAPE
IN Q=No Virginia

((KAREN RASCHKE/VA. PLANNED PARENTHOOD: NO VIRGINIA WOULD BE THE FIRST STATE IF THIS LAW WERE TO PASS. INTERESTINGLY ENOUGH THOUGH, ALL MEDICAID PATIENTS, EVERY SINGLE MEDICAID PATIENT RECEIVES CONTRACEPTIVE PRESCRIPTION COVERAGE. IT SHOULD APPLY TO ALL WOMEN.))
SUPER=01-Karen Raschke/Va. Planned Parenthood;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=all women.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Opponents say enough companies, like Trigon, already offer such coverage.
Others worry it sends a message to teens.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 03:01:55
IN Q=Parents will

((DEL. ERIC CANTOR/R-HENRICO: PARENTS WILL MAKE THE DECISION WHETHER THEY'RE GOING TO HAVE CONTRACEPTIVE COVERAGE OR NOT. HOWEVER IF THERE IS CONTRACEPTIVE COVERAGE UNDER THEIR POLICIES, THERE'S NOTHING STOPPING A TEENAGER FROM GOING IN TO A FAMILY PHYSICIAN AND RECEIVING COVERAGE WITHOUT PARENTS EVEN KNOWING ABOUT IT.))
SUPER=01-Del. Eric Cantor/(R) Henrico;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=about it.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The bill now heads to a Senate committee.
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Diabetes


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin'
WRITER=cst
TAPE# 597-06
GRAPHIC=diabetes


Preventing Type One Diabetes is the focus of a new study being launched by the National Institutes of Health.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


People at risk for developing Juvenile Diabetes will be given a capsule by mouth containing insulin crystals in the hopes that it will prevent or delay the onset of the disease.
The researchers say the oral insulin cannot be used to treat diabetes-- but may stop the body's immune system from attacking the cells which produce the insulin.
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(toss to bump)


4-SWatch


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=school info


Some schools are still closed or delayed this morning.
Here's a look at the list.. take SchoolWatch

2-P-Rosser


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#596-42
GRAPHIC=murder investigation


Pittsylvania County authorities have made a surprising arrest in the death of a probation worker.
A published report says an eight- year- old boy faces a murder charge in the beating death of his stepfather.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.;


Sheriff's deputies found Bernard Rosser's body inside his home December 19th.
Authorities entered the house after receiving a call from the Franklin County Probation and Parole office where Rosser worked as a probation officer.
An autopsy revealed Rosser died from a blow to the head.
(----------------)



Special-Election


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#net(edit of 96-97 and 596-44)
GRAPHIC=special election


Southside voters went to the polls yesterday for the third time in the last 70 days. take pinnacle 1050
Democrat Barnie Day beat out Republican Phil Plaster to represent the 10th district in the House of Delegates.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Patrick Co.;


Following his victory, Day joked about his plans to go to Richmond to begin his new job.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT Special-Election tape 8:55:30
IN Q=I don't have

((BARNIE DAY/DELEGATE-ELECT: I DON'T HAVE A CLUE. I DON'T KNOW WHERE MY DESK IS. I DON'T KNOW WHERE THE RESTROOM IS. I'VE GOT SOME LOOSE ENDS TO TIE UP HERE AND WE'LL PROBABLY BE DOWN THERE SOMETIME AROUND MONDAY. ))
SUPER=01-Barnie Day/Delegate-Elect;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=sometime around Monday
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Meanwhile, Plaster says he's proud of his positive campaign, and has no regrets about it.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT Special-Election 9:12:43
IN Q=I have not excuses

((PHIL PLASTER: I HAVE NO EXCUSES...BEFORE THIS CAMPAIGN ))
SUPER=07-Phil Plaster;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=before this campaign
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The 10th district includes all of Patrick County, as well as sections of Henry, Carroll, and Pittsylvania counties.
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2-Gammon


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-104
GRAPHIC=NONE


A judge will decide today what will happen to a Carroll County man who admitted he shot and killed his father.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Carroll Co./File Tape;


Willie Gammon pleaded guilty to shooting his father, but told a probation officer he fired AFTER his dad pulled a gun first.
In an earlier statement to police, Gammon admitted planning Gary Gammon's murder for two hours.
That's consistent with the testimony Monday of his 18- year- old half brother Chris Gammon, who also pleaded guilty.
The brothers killed their father and shot their stepmother, Rebecca Gammon in October of 19-94.
(----------------)



Burlington-Sludge


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-107
GRAPHIC=Environmental Health


A Radford University geologist fears Burlington Industries' plan to spread industrial waste on farmland in Pulaski County could contaminate groundwater.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pulaski Co.;


The town of Dublin is using Burlington's idle Newbern plant as an industrial park, but Burlington must still clean out two waste collection ponds.
Consultants determined spreading the sludge as fertilizer is the best way to get rid of it.
But one geologist says the area's limestone terrain would funnel the waste to the groundwater.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 19:34:21

((ERNST KASTNING/RADFORD UNIV. HYDRO-GEOLOGIST: ONE HAS TO ASK WOULD YOU BE WILLING TO TAKE A GLASS OF THE WATER, THE SAME WATER THAT THEY'RE APPLYING UP THERE AS THE SLUDGE AND DRINK IT? BECAUSE IN EFFECT IT'S ALMOST LIKE THAT. ))
SUPER=01-Ernst Kastning/Radford Univ. Hydro-Geologist;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=almost like that.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


But farmer Douglas Cullip says he's confident the sludge is safe.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 20:12:14
IN Q=

((DOUGLAS CULLIP/BEEF CATTLE FARMER: WE HAVE A SPRING THAT FURNISHES FIVE FAMILIES HERE ON THE FARM. SO IT WON'T HURT IT. AND THE SOD IS GOOD. WE'VE GOT GOOD SOD SO THERE WON'T BE NO RUNOFF. ))
SUPER=01-Douglas Cullip/Cattle Farmer;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=won't be no runoff.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


If Pulaski County give its approval, the state will get the last word, most likely AFTER more environmental tests.
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Pitts-911


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-103
GRAPHIC=None


Virginia's largest county is now enjoying the benefits of enhanced- 9-1-1.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Chatham;


Dispatchers in Pittsylvania County began operating under the improved system on Friday.
Enhanced-9-1-1 means the caller's name, address and telephone number will automatically appear on the dispatcher's screen when residents dial 9-1-1.
(/////SOT/////)

2:22:54
SOT
IN Q=I feel

((JIM DAVIS/EMERGENCY SERVICES MGR.:I FEEL LIKE THE PEOPLE DESERVE IT, THEY'VE BEEN WAITING PATIENTLY, THE MONEY THAT THEY'VE BEEN PAYING FOR YEARS, AND IT'S TIME THAT THEY SEE THEIR MONEY, THEIR TAX DOLLARS, WHATEVER, APPLIED, ACCORDINGLY, AND PROPERLY, AND THAT'S SOMETHING WE'VE DONE. ))
SUPER=01-Jim Davis/Emergency Services Manager; :00
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=we've done.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Pittsylvania County has been working to establish enhanced 9-1-1 since 19-93.
So far, the project has cost three- point two million dollars.
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4-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=nba


In the N-B-A,
Boston overcame 23 turnovers and Joe Smith's 33 points to knock off Golden State 116-to-108.
For last night's scores let's check the boards.
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WIPE TO SCORES
SUPER=#556
SUPER=X5028;
SUPER=0096-/Golden State/108/j/Boston/116////Minnesota/93/j/Atlanta/95///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0096-/New York/86/j/Houston/106////Washington/107/j/Chicago/108///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0096-/Denver/101/j/Phoenix/110////Vancouver/81/j/L.A. Lakers/91///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0096-j/Portland/95//Detroit/86///j/Sacramento/105//Indiana/98//Overtime/;SUPER=X5027;
SUPER=0098-j/Kentucky #5/86//Georgia #21/65////Minnesota
#7/90/j/Illinois/96///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0098-j/Villanova #16/68//Notre Dame/57////Shaw/82/j/Virginia

Union/91///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0098-j/Averett/71//Ferrum/57//Averett's 1st Win Over Ferrum/j/Emory &

Henry/73//RMWC/51//Women's Hoops/;
RUNS=:49

(-------------) OUT Q=....last score."