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1-SWatch

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


The weather is still effecting some school schedules. take SchoolWatch

E-Carroll-Fire


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-107
GRAPHIC=Fatal Fire


Fire claimed more than a house yesterday as two young brothers were unable to escape the blaze.
Tracy Altizer reports from Carroll County.
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SOT
IN Q=The foundation is about
SUPER=03-Carroll Co.; :00
SUPER=07-Jennifer Spears; :14
SUPER=@Tracy1; :48
SUPER=01-John Best/Neighbor; 1:08
RUNS=1:31
OUT Q=Altizer, NEws 7.

(( The foundation is all that remains of the Spears residence in Pipers Gap.
When 16- year- old Jennifer Spears woke up around 5am, her bedroom wall was glowing red. She could hear her father yelling that the house was on fire.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:13:47

((JENNIFER SPEARS: SO I RAN OUT INTO THE HALL AND SAW THAT THERE WAS FLAMES COMING THROUGH THE DOORWAY. ))
RUNS=:05


Jennifer escaped through a basement door.
She ran to a neighbor's to call 911, then returned to help her father bang an oil drum in a desperate attempt to awaken her brothers, 11- year- old Mark and 13- year- old John.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:15:56

((THEN WHEN THE HOUSE STARTED, SOME THINGS STARTED EXPLODING, I GUESS IT WAS LIKE APPLIANCES AND STUFF STARTED BLOWING UP. SO I GOT HOLD OF MY DAD AND STARTED BRINGING HIM UP TOWARDS THE ROAD. ))
RUNS=:15

SUJennifer believes her brothers were probably overcome by smoke and never heard her and her father screaming at them to get out of the house. Another brother, 14- year-old Matthew escaped by climbing through a window, across the roof and down a tree.su
Officials believe the fire started around a wood stove.
The tragedy stunned the family's neighbors.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:22:06

((JOHN BEST/NEIGHBOR: WELL THE COMMUNITY AROUND HERE IS PUTTING ALL, WHATEVER THEY CAN INTO. I MEAN THIS PLACE HAS BEEN FLOCKED WITH WHAT CAN WE DO, WHAT CAN WE NOT, WHAT CAN WE DO AND EVERYTHING. ))
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=and everything.


Edward Spears is being treated for smoke inhalation.
His son Matthew is in serious condition at Shriners Burn Center in Cincinnati. Tracy Altizer, News 7.))

REFINERY-EXPLOSION


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=fatal fire


One person is dead and at least 25 others are injured following a fiery explosion at an oil refinery near San Francisco.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Martinez, CA;


The blast sent smoke spewing throughout the area.
Nearby residents have been advised to stay inside because of the smoke, although it's not reported to be harmful.
The cause of the explosion is not known.
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E-220-Ax


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-104
GRAPHIC=Stocks


A Kentucky teen could spend the next 20 years behind bars after pleading guilty to second degree murder charges in Botetourt County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


During a police chase four months ago, 19 year- old Timmy Stocks collided with two vehicles near Gala.
The wreck killed 29 year- old Timothy Mays of Covington.
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SOT 11:25:02
IN Q=The important

((JOEL BRANSCOM/BOTETOURT COUNTY COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY: THE IMPORTANT THING FOR ME THROUGHOUT THIS WAS THAT THIS RESULTED IN A MURDER CONVICTION. IT'S A LITTLE UNUSUAL IN AN ACCIDENT CASE BUT THE EXTRAORDINARY CIRCUMSTANCES, I THINK, WARRANTED A MURDER CONVICTION.))
SUPER=01-Joel Branscom/Botetourt Co. Commonwealth's Atty.;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=murder conviction (double out)
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-September;


Stocks says he did not stop for police because the car he was driving was stolen and he did not have a license.
He'll be sentenced April 10th.
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S-Rail-Merger


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-98
GRAPHIC=Rail Merger


The federal government says the bidding war between two Virginia railroads for Conrail WON'T be a winner- take- all affair.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


The chairman of the Surface Transportation Board hopes Norfolk Southern and C-S-X can reach a settlement that will preserve competition on the east coast, no matter who ends up with Conrail.
If not, the board is prepared to impose a plan that would split up Conrail's coveted northern routes.
The question is, would the company that gets Conrail have to sell key routes to the spurned suitor, or just give it equal access?
The board looks at these decisions on a case by case basis.
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CITADEL


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


Accusations of foot-dragging are being logged against the Citadel.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


A report in today's "New York Times" suggests Citadel officials knew about complaints of harassment against female cadets as early as September.
The paper cites federal court records showing that the parents of one the cadets complained at that time but no action was taken.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=hold


Two female cadets dropped out earlier this month, saying school officials broke a promise to keep them safe.

2-SWatch


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


Some schools still have abbreviated schedules due to the weather. take SchoolWatch

E-Henry-Shooting


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-4
GRAPHIC=Shooting


State police are investigating a fatal shooting.
A Henry County deputy allegedly shot and killed a suspect in self- defense.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Henry Co./Monday Night;


The incident unfolded when officers pulled 35- year- old David Roy Craighead over at a Ridgeway restaurant for questioning.
Cassell says the suspect jumped out of the car and ran to a nearby field where he was approached by two deputies.
Sheriff's officials say the officers told Craighead to put down the tire tool he was carrying.
Authorities say when Craighead refused one of the deputies sprayed pepper spray but that apparently did not faze him.
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SOT
IN Q=He kept

((FRANK CASSELL/HENRY CO. SHERIFF:HE KEPT ADVANCING IN A THREATENING MANNER, ONE OF THE OFFICERS, THEY HAD THEIR GUNS OUT, ONE OF THE OFFICERS SHOT HIM. REPORTER SPEAKS: WE'VE HEARD THERE WAS MORE THAN ONE GUNSHOT? FRANK CASSELL: THERE WAS PROBABLY THREE GUN SHOTS. ))
SUPER=01-Frank Cassell/Henry Co. Sheriff; :00
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=probably three gunshots.
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VO-NAT


Cassell says Corporal Jay Engstrom fired the weapon and has been placed on administrative leave with pay.
Engstrom's been with the department for about six years.
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Fatal-Fire


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=tal
TAPE#net (edit of 96-107 and 596-42)
GRAPHIC=Fatal Fire


Two brothers died when they were unable to escape their burning home.
Their father and another brother and sister made it out.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Carroll Co.;


Edward Spears and his four children were sleeping when the blaze broke out in their Carroll County home.
Two of Spears' sons, 11- year- old Mark Spears and 13- year- old John died in their upstairs bedroom.
The tragedy shocked and saddened the family's neighbors. dissolve to pinnacle
The Twin County United Way has set up a fund for anyone wishing to help the family.
Spears 14- year- old son is hospitalized with burns.
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E-Feticide


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=EQU
TAPE#96-109
GRAPHIC=session 97


Many Virginians would agree that the murder of a woman is more heinous if she's pregnant.
But an effort to increase the punishment raises new moral and political questions.
For example, if a fetus is a life that can be murdered -- how can abortion remain legal?
Ellen Qualls reports. We'll warn viewers some of the language in this report is blunt.
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SOT
IN Q=They're calling
SUPER=03-Richmond; :00
SUPER=01-Del. Randy Forbes/(R) Chesapeake; :06
SUPER=01-Del. Vivian Watts/(D) Annandale; :29
SUPER=@Cranwell; :52
SUPER=01-Del. Bob Marshall/(R) Manassas; (2nd time) 1:07
SUPER=@Ellen1; 1:18
RUNS=1:37
OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.


(( They're calling it feticide -- and the bill's supporters make a strong argument for greater punishment.
sot FRED TAPE

((DEL. RANDY FORBES/R-CHESAPEAKE: IN FACT THE ONE SITUATION IN RICHMOND THAT MANY OF YOU ARE AWARE OF. THE QUOTE WHEN THEY KILLED HER WAS "THAT BITCH MAKES ME SICK. I'LL CUT THAT BABY OUT OF HER STOMACH."))
runs=:15


But feticide bill opponents are careful to leave the fetus out of their arguments... wary of granting "personhood" status to the fetus.
sot 13:03:12 FRED TAPE

((DEL. VIVIAN WATTS/D-ANNANDALE: THOSE WERE CRIMES AGAINST THE WOMAN. I DON'T LIKE TO USE THE LANGUAGE "BITCH," BUT THAT'S WHAT HE WAS REFERRING TO AS HE ATTACKED THE WOMAN.))
runs=:10


So the latest version would be a compromise.
sot 12:43:56 FRED TAPE

((DEL. RANDY FORBES/R-CHESAPEAKE: THAT A HUMAN FETUS CAN BE THE VICTIM OF A MURDER -- NOTICE WE DON'T SAY IT'S A PERSON, WE DON'T GO INTO ANY OF THAT LANGUAGE. WE SAY CAN BE THE VICTIM OF A MURDER.))
runs=:11



sot 12:48:23

((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D-VINTON: WE STRUGGLED MIGHTILY DOWN IN THE COURTS OF JUSTICE COMMITTEE TO TRY TO FIGURE OUT HOW TO DEAL WITH THIS PROBLEM.))
runs=:08


Abortion rights supporters sent the compromise back to Dick Cranwell's committee.
sot 12:58:31 FRED TAPE

((DEL. BOB MARSHALL: FOR THREE YEARS NOW THAT I'M AWARE OF, THE COURTS OF JUSTICE COMMITTEE HAS BEEN A BURYING GROUND FOR ANY LEGISLATION DEALING WITH ONE SCINTILLA OF THE RIGHTS OF THE PRE-BORN CHILD.))
runs=:13



sot standup

((SO A VOTE ON A BILL ABORTION OPPONENTS CRAFTED WAS PUT OFF THIS TIME... BUT SOME VERSION OF FETICIDE WILL SURELY BE BACK THIS SESSION. RURAL DEMOCRATS WHO MAY FAVOR ABORTION RIGHTS WILL NOT WANT TO BE ON RECORD IN AN ELECTION YEAR NOT STIFFENING PENALTIES FOR THOSE WHO MURDER PREGNANT WOMEN. ELLEN QUALLS, NEWS 7, RICHMOND.))
RUNS=:17))


S-Danville-Guard


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-1
GRAPHIC=Bosnia


National Guard members in Danville are waiting to hear whether they'll be heading overseas.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


46 unit members should know in a day or two whether they'll be sent to Bosnia as part of "Operation Joint Guard".
The Danville guard members generally undergo their annual training at Fort Pickett in the summer but received news they are being sent there in less than a week.
The unit is part of the Fire Support Element.
They coordinate and plan artillery support.
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3-SWatch


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


The weather is still effecting some school schedules. take SchoolWatch

EXPLOSION


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=fatal fire


A fiery explosion at an oil refinery plant northeast of San Francisco, California has killed one person and injured at least 25.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Martinez, CA;


At least 13 of the injured were taken to the hospital but authorities say their injuries appear to be minor.
The explosion occurred in a unit that produces gasoline from a diesel-like substance.
Nearby residents have been advised to stay inside because of heavy smoke.
The cause of the explosion is not known.
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P-Carroll-Fire


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=tal
TAPE#596-42
GRAPHIC=fatal fire


Two teens escaped from a fire at their home that killed their two brothers.
It happened in the Pipers Gap section of Carroll County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Carroll Co.;


The blaze broke out in the two-story frame house around five yesterday morning, as Edward Spears and his four children were sleeping.
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SOT 10:13:42
IN Q=

((JENNIFER SPEARS: MY DAD WAS HOLLERING FOR EVERYBODY TO GET OUT OF THE HOUSE, IT WAS ON FIRE. SO I RAN OUT INTO THE HALL AND SAW THAT THERE WAS FLAMES COMING THROUGH THE DOORWAY. ))
SUPER=07-Jennifer Spears;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=through the doorway.
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VO-NAT


16- year- old Jennifer Spears escaped through a basement door.
A brother and her father also made it to safety.
But two other brothers, 11- year- old Mark Spears and 13- year- old John died in their upstairs bedroom.
The children's mother was away at work.
The tragedy shocked and saddened the family's neighbors.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:21:38
IN Q=

((JOHN BEST/NEIGHBOR: YOU WON'T FIND ANY BETTER PEOPLE, ANY BETTER, ANY BETTER PEOPLE. ANYTHING FOR ANYBODY. ))
SUPER=01-John Best/Neighbor;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=anything for anybody.
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dissolve to pinnacle
The Twin County United Way has set up a fund for anyone wishing to help the family.
Edward Spears is being treated for smoke inhalation.
His 14- year- old son is hospitalized with burns.
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Gingrich


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Albright;


It looks like smooth sailing for Madeleine Albright as she heads for the history books.
The Senate today is expected to overwhelmingly confirm Albright as the first female secretary of State.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Capitol Hill/Yesterday;


Meantime, in the House, lawmakers hope to begin the business of legislating after imposing an historic punishment on their speaker.
Yesterday they voted to reprimand Newt Gingrich and impose a 300-thousand dollar penalty for his admitted ethical wrongdoing.
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INFANT-DEATH


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


Two teenagers accused of killing their newborn son and dumping the body in a motel trash bin are free on bail this morning.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Wilmington, DE;


Amy Grossberg and Brian Peterson are under house arrest in Delaware until monitors can be set up in their homes in New Jersey.
They'll go on trial in September.
They're charged with first-degree murder and could face the death penalty.
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ATLANTIS


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


NASA is keeping a close eye on the weather as it decides if Atlantis will land this morning in Florida.
The shuttle's first landing opportunity has been waved off because of weather concerns. They now hope to land a little before 9:30.
One astronaut hoping for a quick landing is John Blaha, who spent four and half months aboard the Russian Space station.

E-Personal-Property


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-110
GRAPHIC=Virginia State Seal


A popular proposal to eliminate Virginia's personal property tax had all its downsides pointed out yesterday in Richmond.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Local officials are NOT excited.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 12:06:30
IN Q=It will

((EARL REYNOLDS/MARTINSVILLE CITY MANAGER: IT WILL ELIMINATE A SOURCE OF LOCAL REVENUE...PERFORM AS STRONGLY.))
sot senate finance tape 12:10:42

((SEN. CHARLES COLGAN/D-MANASSAS: TODAY WE'VE HEARD MOST OF THOSE SPEAKING ...THIS IS THE TAXPAYER'S BILL.))
SUPER=01-Earl Reynolds/Martinsville City Manager; :00
SUPER=01-Sen. Charles Colgan/(D) Manassas; :13
RUNS=:26
OUT Q=taxpayer's bill.
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VO-NAT


Senator Colgan's proposal would raise the state sales tax to make up for lost revenue.
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P-Drug-Kit


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=cst
TAPE# 596-46
GRAPHIC=Drug Use


Parents who suspect their kids may be using drugs no longer have to rely on clues or warning signs.
A HOME drug testing kit approved for sale by the F-D-A takes out the guess work.
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VO-NAT


Doctor Brown's Home Testing System will allow parents to ease their minds-- or confirm their fears, in the privacy of their own home.
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SOT
IN Q= We feel that

((DR. THEODORE BROWN/TEST DEVELOPER: WE FEEL THAT PARENTS WILL NOT ONLY HAVE THE RESPONSIBILITY BUT WILL BE EMPOWERED WITH THE ABILITY TO ACTUALLY DO SOMETHING. ))
SUPER=01-Dr. Theodore Brown/Test Developer; :
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=do something.
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VO-NAT


The test is designed to detect marijuana, p-c-p, amphetamines, cocaine, heroin, codeine and morphine.
Each kit contains a paper cup for collecting urine, storage and shipping tubes, and an identification number to keep the test anonymous.
You get lab results by calling an 800 number.
Experts worry the home test may not curb drug abuse-- but instead, further damage fragile family relationships.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=It really does

((IT REALLY DOES VIOLATE THE TRUST ISSUES BETWEEN THE PARENT AND THE CHILD, THE CHILD BEGINS TO FEEL LIKE-- THEY DON'T TRUST ME, WHY DO YOU HAVE TO TAKE MY URINE. IT'S A PERSONAL VIOLATION. ))
SUPER=01-Jackie Lester/Drug Program Coordinator; :
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=personal violation.
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5-Teens-Drugs


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-02
GRAPHIC=drug use


There are ways to recognize the warning signs that your children may be using drugs.
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VO-NAT


Look for dramatic changes in behavior, like moodiness, withdrawal, or loss of interest in sports or hobbies.
Physical symptoms include neglecting personal appearance, changing sleep patterns or unexplained loss of weight or appetite.
Finally, look for changes at school.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:31:42
IN Q=Their grades

(( TERRY BERTOTTI/COUNSELOR: THEIR GRADES MAY FALL, POOR ATTENDANCE, LATENESS, TARDINESS IN CLASS, CHANGE OF GROUP OF FRIENDS. BUT AGAIN, THIS CAN BE TYPICAL OF TEENAGERS. DURING THIS PERIOD OF THEIR LIFE, THERE ARE A LOT OF CHANGES GOING ON.))
SUPER=01-Terry Bertotti/Counselor; :
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=changes going on.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


Other warning signs of drug use include physical evidence like cigarette rolling papers, pipes, eye drops or mouthwash, incense or room deodorizers.

P-Oats


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


Of all the foods you could possibly eat which is the best for your heart?
Oatmeal may be the answer.
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VO-NAT


The F-D-A will allow oatmeal manufacturers to market their product with the following claim:
"Regularly eating a large bowl of oatmeal or oat bran, as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease."
It's the first time the F-D-A has issued a health claim for a specific food.
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4-SWatch


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


Some schools still have abbreviated schedules due to the weather. take SchoolWatch

2-Fatal-Fire


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=tal
TAPE#net (edit of 96-107 and 596-42)
GRAPHIC=Fatal Fire


Fire took the lives of two young brothers yesterday.
Their father and another brother and sister made it out of the burning home.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Carroll Co.;


Edward Spears and his four children were sleeping when the blaze broke out in their Carroll County home.
Two of Spears' sons, 11- year- old Mark Spears and 13- year- old John died in their upstairs bedroom.
The tragedy shocked and saddened the family's neighbors. dissolve to pinnacle
The Twin County United Way has set up a fund for anyone wishing to help the family.
Spears 14- year- old son is hospitalized with burns.
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P-Henry-Shooting


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#596-43
GRAPHIC=shooting


A Henry County Sheriff's Deputy is on administrative leave after shooting and killing a man who allegedly threatened him.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Henry Co./Monday Night;


It happened Monday night when deputies pulled David Roy Craighead over at a steak house in Ridgeway to question him about damage to an apartment.
Sheriff Frank Cassell says the 35- year- old jumped out of the car and ran behind the restaurant.
When the officers approached Craighead he reportedly refused to drop the tire iron he was carrying.
Cassell says one of the deputies sprayed Craighead with pepper spray but he failed to surrender.
Cassell says he continued to move toward the deputies and Corporal Jay Engstrom fired his gun more than once.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=If you've

((FRANK CASSELL/HENRY CO. SHERIFF:IF YOU'VE GOT SOMEONE COMING AT YOU WITH A WEAPON, AND YOU HAVE ANY REASON TO FIRE YOUR WEAPON, OR FEEL THAT YOUR LIFE IS IN DANGER, CERTAINLY YOU WANT TO PUT HIM DOWN, SO IT'S NOT AT ALL UNUSUAL THAT MORE THAN ONE SHOT WAS FIRED. ))
SUPER=01-Frank Cassell/Henry Co. Sheriff; :00
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=was fired.
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VO-NAT


A state medical examiner says Craighead died quickly of multiple gun shot wounds.
State police are investigating.
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5-220-Ax


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=spr
TAPE#596=44
GRAPHIC=stocks


A Kentucky man says he's truly sorry and if he could relive that late September day... things would have turned out differently.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co./September;


About four months ago... 19- year- old Timmy Stocks led authorities on a chase through Botetourt County.
It ended with a three car collision that killed a Covington man.
SUPER=04-Yesterday;


Yesterday afternoon, Stocks pleaded guilty to two charges... second degree murder and eluding a police officer.
One of the other men involved in the wreck recounted the experience.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:45:09
IN Q=Half of

((ELLIS COBB/ACCIDENT VICTIM: HALF OF HIS CAR WAS IN THE NORTH BOUND LANE AND HALF OF HIS CAR WAS IN THE SOUTH BOUND LANE AND ABOUT THAT TIME HE HIT THE CAR IN FRONT OF ME. AND WHEN THAT COLLISION HAPPENED, I TRIED TO GO AROUND, SO I CUT MY WHEEL TO THE LEFT AND THEN HE HIT ME. ))
SUPER=01-Ellis Cobb/Accident Victim;
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=hit me
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VO-NAT


Stocks faces a maximum 20-year prison term.
He'll be sentenced in April.
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E-City-Council


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#96-99
GRAPHIC=Roanoke Seal


For the last 20 years, a gate has provided limited access between a Roanoke neighborhood and Hidden Valley Junior High School.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Last night, residents near Mount Holland Drive asked Roanoke city council for a more permanent barrier.
Some said allowing school traffic along the road creates safety hazards in their neighborhood.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 20:16:26
IN Q=We had no choice

((MICHAEL THACKER/RESIDENT: WE HAD NO CHOICE BUT TO SEEK YOUR HELP IN PROTECTING OUR CHILDREN, OUR ELDERLY, AND IN ESTABLISHING SOME CONTROL OVER THE FUTURE OF OUR COMMUNITY. ))
SUPER=01-Michael Thacker/Resident;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=of our community
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VO-NAT


Meanwhile, some parents and school officials believe citizens are actually trying to build a boundary between the city and county.
Some say there should be additional access to the school in case of emergencies.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 20:19:02
IN Q= what would happen

((DR. MARK NEVIN/HIDDEN VALLEY PARENT: WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IF MY CHILD WAS ILL, OR INJURED, AND I WAS SUMMONED TO PICK HER UP? IF THE MAIN ENTRANCE TO THE SCHOOL WAS BLOCKED, HOW WOULD I GET TO HER? ))
SUPER=01-Dr. Mark Nevin/Hidden Valley Parent;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=get to her
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VO-NAT


Council ended up siding with the residents, and voted to build a landscape island-- which planners say could allow for emergency access.
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4-Scores


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


In the N-B-A,
Glen Rice continued his hot shooting in Charlotte's 114-to-108 win over Houston.
For last night's scores let's check the boards.
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WIPE TO SCORES
SUPER=#556
SUPER=X5028;
SUPER=0096-/Minnesota/106/j/Toronto/118////Washington/88/j/Orlando/93///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0096-/Atlanta/91/j/Miami/94////Houston/108/j/Charlotte/114///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0096-/New York/87/j/Chicago/88///j/Indiana/92//Milwaukee/89///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0096-j/Portland/100//L.A. Clippers/82///j/Golden

State/105//Dallas/93///;
SUPER=X5027;
SUPER=0098-j/Maryland #7/103//Pennsylvania/73///j/Cincinnati
#9/77//UNC-Charlotte/67///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0098-j/Duke #10/70//N.C. State/55////Michigan #13/70/j/Indiana
#21/72///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0098-j/G. Washington/82//Virginia

Tech/44//Women/j/Hollins/63//Lynchburg/58//Women/;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0098-/Methodist/61/j/Averett/72//Shannon Yopp - 29

Pts./j/Roanoke/96//Emory & Henry/93//Women;
RUNS=:56

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