06:00-01

1-Swatch

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


We have some school closings and delays for you again this morning.
Let's look at the list. take SWATCH

Fire


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=jmo
TAPE#net (edit of 97-1)
GRAPHIC=Fire


Fire officials say an electrical short in a coffee maker wire was the cause of a fire at a Northeast Roanoke church last night.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


All five people in the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church on Huntington Boulevard escaped unharmed.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:40:03
IN Q=We noticed that

((FATHER GEORGE CHIOROS/PASTOR: WE NOTICED THAT THERE WAS SMOKE COMING FROM THE HALL. WE WENT THROUGH THE CHURCH AND AS WE WERE COMING AROUND WE NOTICED THE FLAMES COMING THROUGH THE WINDOWS.))
SUPER=01-Father George Chioros/Pastor;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=coming through windows.
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VO-NAT :10


The fire was contained to two rooms.
Damage is estimated at 30- thousand- dollars.
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Longaker


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=Khu
TAPE#96-110
GRAPHIC=Frank Longaker


It was midnight when the phone rang in Lisa Meredith's hotel room.
By her account- -filed this week in federal court- -Frank Longaker wanted her to spend the night with him.
HE is President of National Business College; she's a VICE President... now on medical leave.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/1991


She accused Longaker of sexual harassment in a federal lawsuit filed this week against Longaker and the College.
It cites numerous instances when Longaker allegedly tried to initiate a sexual relationship with Meredith.
Two greeting cards are attached to the suit.
One of them says, "Remember how your life used to be so simple and stress-free? I'll never let that happen again."
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Talent=Melanie
SS=hold


The complaint calls Longaker's actions "outrageous and intolerable," but it asks only for a judgment against him... without specifying a dollar amount.
Longaker declined comment on the complaint.

EXPLOSION


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


Security is tight this morning at abortion clinics in the wake of bombings in Atlanta.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/Yesterday;


Two explosions there yesterday injured six people.
The first blast went off inside the building.
The second bomb exploded about an hour later near a trash bin in the parking lot, after law enforcement and news crews had arrived.
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Cosby's-son


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


With the help of a witness, police in Los Angeles this morning are searching for the person who killed the only son of comedian Bill Cosby.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA;


Twenty-seven- year- old Ennis Cosby was shot to death yesterday morning along a California freeway.
Police say his body was found next to his car, where he had been changing a flat tire.
Police say it may have been a robbery attempt and they are looking for a white male suspect.
SUPER=03-New York, NY;


Bill and Camille Cosby left their New York home last night, apparently heading to an airport to fly to Los Angeles.
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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

P-Kelly


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=tal
TAPE#596-43
GRAPHIC=none


Friends of a Virginia Tech student killed in a car accident on campus Saturday gathered today to remember the young man who always made them smile.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg;


Mourners packed War Memorial Chapel to pay their last respects to 20- year- old Daniel Jude Kelly.
Kelly died when he was hit by a car while walking on Southgate Drive.
Friends say he was always quick to lend a hand and share a smile.
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SOT 12:50:04
IN Q=

((HEATHER WILSON/KELLY'S FRIEND: HE MADE EVERYONE FEEL LIKE SOMEONE, NO MATTER WHO IT WAS. HE WAS REALLY GOOD FOR EVERYBODY'S SELF-ESTEEM. I THINK THAT WAS MOSTLY WHAT EVERYONE CAN REMEMBER THE MOST, WHAT A GOOD FRIEND HE WAS. ))
SUPER=01-Heather Wilson/Kelly's Friend;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=friend he was.
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VO-NAT


Friends wrote their remembrances on posters for Kelly's family.
Some hope the fact that he MAY have been killed by a drunk driver will remind others of the dangers of drinking and driving.
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SOT 12:43:55
IN Q=

((KEVIN CAVISTON/KELLY'S FRIEND: IT WOULD'VE BEEN REALLY BAD IF IT WAS AN ACCIDENT. BUT THE FACT THAT ALCOHOL WAS INVOLVED REALLY HURT A LOT MORE BECAUSE IT'S SOMETHING THAT COULD'BE BEEN TOTALLY AVOIDED. ))
SUPER=01-Kevin Caviston/Kelly's Friend;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=totally avoided.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


Kelly's funeral is today in Maryland.

Burley


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#net (edit of 96-104)
GRAPHIC=Burley


Convicted killer James Henry Burley is now looking at another life sentence.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Amherst/This Week;


A jury yesterday found Burley guilty of first degree murder for the shooting death of Jacqueline Carter in December, 19-95.
Burley had already received a life term for murdering Robin Burge a month before Carter.
Burley's attorneys plan to appeal his latest conviction, claiming the jury began deliberations before hearing closing arguments.
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Leggett


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-107
GRAPHIC=Leggett


Belk is in-
and Leggett is out, but so are some local Leggett employees.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./File Tape;


Belk Department Stores acquired Leggett last year.
Yesterday it announced all 31 Leggett stores will be re-named Belk.
This may not be a big change for shoppers, since Belk and Leggett have been loosely affiliated since Leggett was founded 70 years ago.
SUPER=03-Bedford;


The big change is for Leggett employees in Bedford and Altavista who are losing their jobs.
Belk is closing those stores in a consolidation move.
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3-Swatch


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


We have some school closings and delays for you again this morning.
Let's look at the list. take SWATCH

Atlanta-Explosion


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


At abortion clinics across the country security is tight this morning following two bombings yesterday in Atlanta.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/Yesterday;


Two explosions there yesterday injured six people.
The first blast went off inside the building.
The second bomb exploded about an hour later near a trash bin in the parking lot, after law enforcement and news crews had arrived.
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Son-Cosby


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


Los Angeles police continue to investigate the death of Ennis Cosby, the only son of Comedian Bill Cosby.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA;


The 27- year- old doctoral student was gunned down yesterday while fixing a flat tire on a California Freeway.
Police say it may have been a robbery attempt.
The woman who found the body gave police a description of a possible suspect.
SUPER=03-New York, NY;


Bill and Camille Cosby left their New York home, apparently heading to an airport to fly to Los Angeles.
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rail-merger


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#96-97
GRAPHIC=Rail Merger


Today is voting day for shareholders of Conrail.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA/File Tape;


The decision involves whether to support a merger with C-S-X that Conrail's board favors -- or turn to a rival and higher takeover bid from Norfolk Southern.
C-S-X has an edge since it already owns a 20 percent voting stake in Conrail.
But a C-S-X spokesman said the outcome is too close to call.
Norfolk Southern says it will keep fighting C-S-X even if it loses today's vote.
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2-Fire


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=jmo
TAPE#net (edit of 97-1)
GRAPHIC=Fire


Fire officials say an electrical short in a coffee maker wire was the cause of a fire at a Northeast Roanoke church last night.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


All five people in the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church on Huntington Boulevard escaped unharmed.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:40:03
IN Q=We noticed that

((FATHER GEORGE CHIOROS/PASTOR: WE NOTICED THAT THERE WAS SMOKE COMING FROM THE HALL. WE WENT THROUGH THE CHURCH AND AS WE WERE COMING AROUND WE NOTICED THE FLAMES COMING THROUGH THE WINDOWS.))
SUPER=01-Father George Chioros/Pastor;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=coming through windows.
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VO-NAT :10


The fire was contained to two rooms.
Damage is estimated at 30- thousand- dollars.
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5-Endoscopy


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#597=02
GRAPHIC=mornin' health check


For many patients, endoscopy (en-DOS-cuh-pee) can be a lifesaving procedure.
Columbia Lewis Gale Medical Center has opened a state of the art facility.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


Endoscopy involves the use of a flexible, lighted tube that carries a tiny television camera.
The procedure allows doctors to view and treat trouble spots in the stomach and colon.
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SOT
IN Q=With this instrument

((DR. JONATHON BERN/VALLEY GASTROENTEROLOGY: WITH THIS INSTRUMENT WE CAN BOTH MAKE A DIAGNOSIS AND TREAT THE PATIENT. FOR EXAMPLE IF A PATIENT PRESENTS WITH RECTAL BLEEDING WE MIGHT FIND A POLYP OR A PRECANCEROUS LESION WHICH COULD BE REMOVED THROUGH THE INSTRUMENT. DURING THE PROCEDURE THE PATIENT IS SEDATED WITH MEDICATIONS THAT MAKE THEM QUITE SLEEPY AND USUALLY THEY REMEMBER NOTHING ABOUT THE PROCEDURE, SO IT'S VERY COMFORTABLE FOR THEM.))
SUPER=01-Dr. M. Jonathan Bern/Valley Gastroenterology;
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=comfortable for them.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


The new endoscopy center at Lewis Gale opened earlier this month, providing both in-patient and out-patient care.

5-Angry-Women


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-04
GRAPHIC=cardiac care


A new study on women confirms what researchers have already discovered about men--
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VO-NAT


That your personality, especially your level of anger, can contribute to heart disease.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:37:04
IN Q=The adrenaline

((DR. BRUCE OURIEFF/CARDIOLOGIST: THE ADRENALINE ENERGY CONSTANTLY RUNNING INCREASES HEART RATE, INCREASES WORK LOAD ON THE HEART, INCREASES SHEER STRESS WITHIN THE BLOOD VESSELS, AND IT'S GOING TO ACCELERATE ANY TENDENCY THAT PEOPLE HAVE TOWARD ATHEROSCLEROSIS, OR CORONARY HEART DISEASE. ))
SUPER=01-Dr. Bruce Ourieff/Cardiologist; :
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=coronary heart disease.
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VO-NAT


A new study in the journal "Health Psychology" shows that women who are indirectly angry-- or those who are cynical or manipulative are in fact at higher risk for developing heart disease.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:37:40
IN Q=It's the people

((DR. OURIEFF: IT'S THE PEOPLE WHO ARE CONSTANTLY GNAWING AT THEMSELVES OR AT THE WORLD THAT THEY'RE LIVING IN CONTINUALLY HAVE THE HIGH LEVELS OF CIRCULATING ADRENALINE, THE HIGH LEVELS OF SHEER STRESS WITHIN THEIR BLOOD VESSELS. THESE ARE THE PEOPLE WHO END UP GETTING SICK. ))
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=getting sick.
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VO-NAT


So if your behavior fits the bill here-- consider altering your attitude...as according to this study, your life may depend on it.
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(toss to bump)


4-SWatch


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


The winter weather is keeping some students home today.
Here's a look at the list.. take SchoolWatch

Kelly


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-100
GRAPHIC=NONE


Friends of a Virginia Tech student killed on campus Saturday say they'll keep his memory alive to remind others of the dangers of drinking and driving.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg;


Mourners gathered at a campus memorial to celebrate the life of 20- year- old Daniel Kelly.
Kelly was walking on Southgate Drive when he was struck by an alleged drunk driver.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 12:53:50

((JENNY HIBBS/KELLY'S FRIEND: I DON'T WANT DAN TO BE FORGOTTEN. I DON'T WANT THE ACCIDENT TO BE FORGOTTEN. I WANT PEOPLE TO BE AWARE AND UNDERSTAND THAT THIS STUFF DOES HAPPEN AND IT AFFECTS A LOT OF PEOPLE, AS YOU CAN SEE. AND I DON'T THINK ANY FAMILY SHOULD HAVE TO DEAL WITH THE HURT THAT THE KELLY'S ARE GOING THROUGH RIGHT NOW. ))
SUPER=01-Jenny Hibbs/Kelly's Friend;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=through right now.
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VO-NAT


A campus deacon says the driver, 47- year- old Evelyn Williams is devastated.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 12:39:59
IN Q=

((MICHAEL ELLERBROCK/CAMPUS DEACON: SHE'S VERY WORRIED ABOUT HERSELF. HOW CAN SHE EVER COPE WITH HAVING DONE SUCH A THING? AND THAT'S A HARD ONE TO ANSWER, HOW WILL SHE EVER DEAL WITH IT. A LOVING PERSON. ))
SUPER=01-Michael Ellerbrock/Campus Deacon;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=a loving person.
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VO-NAT


Friends remembered Kelly as a gifted student who was always ready to lend a hand and a smile.
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2-Longaker


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=Khu
TAPE#96-110
GRAPHIC=Frank Longaker


A VICE president of National Business College may be on medical leave now, but she's suing the President for sexual harrassment.
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VO-NAT :22
SUPER=03-Roanoke/1991


Lisa Meredith has filed a federal lawsuit this week against Frank Longaker and the College.
It cites numerous instances when Longaker allegedly tried to initiate a sexual relationship with Meredith.
A greeting card attached to the suit says, "Remember how your life used to be so simple and stress-free? I'll never let that happen again."
(----------------)
Talent=Melanie
SS=hold


The complaint asks only for a judgment against him... without specifying a dollar amount.
Longaker declined comment on the complaint.

4-Scores


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


In the N-B-A,
The Atlanta Hawks won their eighth straight, bouncing the Orlando Magic 78-to-67.
For last night's scores let's check the boards.
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WIPE TO SCORES
SUPER=#556
SUPER=X5028;
SUPER=0096-j/Miami/102//Boston/94////Orlando/67/j/Atlanta/78///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0096-/Sacramento/80/j/Houston/89////Cleveland/87/j/Denver/88//Overtime/;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0096-/Phoenix/91/j/Utah/95///j/Portland/102//L.A. Lakers/98///;
SUPER=X5027;
SUPER=0098-/V.M.I./65/j/Wofford/86////Cincinnati #4/55j//Temple/70///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0098-/Utah #9/74//S.M.U./57////New Mexico #12/57/j/Tulsa/80///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0098-/Xavier #14/85/j/Tulane/87///j/Michigan/89//Purdue/65///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0098-j/UNC-Wilmington/56//William & Mary/53///j/Norfolk

State/69//Virginia Union/68///;
RUNS=:49

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