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7P-Nelson-Body


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Investigators are searching for answers after discovering a body in a burning car in Nelson County.
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Around 2 o'clock yesterday, state highway workers spotted smoke in this area of Route 626 near Wingina (win-JY-nuh).
That's where they found a car on fire on a dirt logging road about 50-yards off the highway.
Sheriff's authorities were called after a body was found in the vehicle.
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(( RON WOOD/NELSON CO.: AT THIS TIME, WE'RE INVESTIGATING IT.. INVESTIGATING IT AS.))
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The body was taken to Richmond for an autopsy.
Investigators plan to return to the scene today.
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7E-Wiley


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The murder trial of (se-PAY-da) Wiley draws closer to a finish as testimony continues today.
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Wiley is charged with killing Jesse Ferguson at the Embassy Inn last July fourth.
Ferguson was fighting with Wiley's brother Ron, over a woman.
The defense says Ferguson was in a violent rage, and Wiley had to shoot him in self defense.
But the prosecution says Wiley escalated the confrontation by bringing a gun.
The case could wrap up today.
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7P-Tinsley


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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Meanwhile a Roanoke County man is now in jail. He is accused of fatally shooting another man over the weekend.
56- year- old Paskel Tinsley Junior was arraigned yesterday on a first- degree murder charge.
Authorities say he was having a dispute with 37- year- old Rick (KA-nobel) Knobel when Tinsley allegedly shot him.
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7p-Wythe-Schools


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Recent racial problems connected with the Wythe County school system have put new emphasis on the county's task force.
Superintendent Jim Vaught says it was formed a few years ago to promote multi-cultural differences.
One of its first courses of action was to require that Wythe County eighth graders take an ethnic diversity class.
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((JIM VAUGHT/WYTHE COUNTY SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT: THIS HAS BEEN IN PLACE AND I THINK AS WE GO ON AND GO FORWARD, I THINK IT'S GOING TO BE A GOOD VEHICLE IN PROMOTING WORKING TOGETHER TO MAINTAIN THE KIND OF CLIMATE THAT WE WANT IN OUR SCHOOLS. ))
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SUPER=03-Wythe Co./Last Week;


Last week a hate message aimed against blacks was spray painted on the road leading up to George Wythe High School.
Before that, several students were suspended for knotting their jacket drawstrings to resemble nooses.
One day later, the same incident happened at Scott Memorial Elementary School.
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7P-Va-Economy


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A new University of Virgini study shows the state moving away from the traditional industries.
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More modern types of industry are replacing tobacco, coal and textiles as mainstays in the Commonwealth's economy.
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((JOHN KNAPP/UVA BUSINESS AND ECON RESEARCHER: CERTAINLY IN THE SERVICES SECTOR WE'VE HAD A LOT OF GROWTH. FINANCE, INSURANCE, THAT AREA HAS GROWN, AND HEALTH SERVICES. ))
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In fact they now account for four percent more earnings than traditional industries.
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As new industry grew, older businesses reduced in size.
The reduced workforce is NOT blamed on business leaving the Commonwealth, but automation.
The extra workers were forced to find other employment.

7weather


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Time now to check the Tuesday forecast--
Mostly sunny today and seasonable with highs warming to near 50.
Clouds will build up tonight.
Expect a low in the mid to upper 20s.
Meanwhile, mostly cloudy with the chance of some showers tomorrow.
Highs will be in the mid 50s.
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55E-Nelson-Body


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A body found in a burning car in Nelson County has been sent to Richmond for an autopsy.
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Yesterday, deputies were called to this area off Route 6-26 near
(win-JY-nuh) Wingina- after a road crew spotted smoke in the woods.


They found a car parked fifty yards off the highway on a logging road.
It was engulfed in flames- and deputies discovered a body in the driver's seat.
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((Reporter: It does appear to be a suspicious fire? SHERIFF RON WOOD/NELSON CO.: IT'S A SUSPICIOUS FIRE... ..TERRAIN IT WAS IN.))
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Sheriff Wood says a five-gallon gas can was also found inside the car.
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55E-Tech-Visitors


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TAPE#97-1
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Virginia Tech has spelled out steps to deal with athletes who get into trouble with the law.
Athletes charged with a felony will face immediate suspension from a team.
And From now on, the Tech athletic director instead of coaches will discipline players accused of MISDEAMONOR crimes.
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The sanctions are part of a three-pronged plan aimed at ending an embarrassing string of arrests.
Athletic Director Dave Braine told the Board of Visitors, athletes must remember taking part in inter-collegiate sports is a PRIVILEGE.
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((DAVE BRAINE/VA TECH ATHLETIC DIRECTOR: WE WILL BE HARD LINE AND BASICALLY, I NEVER WANT TO HAVE TO BE UP HERE BEFORE YOU ALL AGAIN TO TALK ABOUT THIS. ))
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The plan also calls for better background checks in recruiting.
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55E-Manpower


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Some encouraging news on the local job front.
The spring survey by Manpower Incorporated indicates more employers will be hiring than firing.
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In Roanoke 23-percent of the companies polled expect to hire, compared to 10 percent cutting back.
Job opportunities will be greatest in trade, education, and services.
Meanwhile, 36-percent of the companies polled in Lynchburg say they'll add help, with 10-percent trimming their payrolls.
Hiring prospects in the Hill City look best in manufacturing, trade, and services.
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Turning your focus to weather--
Today's outlook is mostly sunny with near- normal highs around 50.
By tonight, expect an increase in clouds, with lows in the mid to upper 20s.
The clouds will linger into tomorrow, with a chance of a shower.
Highs will be in the mid 50s.
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8P-Nelson-Body


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Nelson county authorities are looking into the mystery surrounding a body
found yesterday in a burning car. (----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Nelson Co.;


Around 2 o'clock yesterday, state highway workers spotted smoke in this area of Route 626 near Wingina (win-JY-nuh).
That's where they found a car on fire on a dirt logging road about 50-yards off the highway.
Sheriff's authorities were called after a body was found in the vehicle.
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((SHERIFF RON WOOD/NELSON CO.: AT THIS TIME, WE'RE INVESTIGATING IT.. INVESTIGATING IT AS.))
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The body was taken to Richmond for an autopsy.
Investigators plan to return to the scene today.
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8E-Wiley


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TAPE#96-110
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Self- defense, or murder--
The trial continues today for (se-PAY-da) Cepada Wiley.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Wiley is charged with killing Jesse Ferguson at the Embassy Inn last July fourth.
Ferguson was fighting with Wiley's brother Ron, over a woman.
The defense says Ferguson was in a violent rage, and Wiley had to shoot him in self defense.
But the prosecution says Wiley escalated the confrontation by bringing a gun.
The case could wrap up today.
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8P-Tinsley


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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


A man accused of fatally shooting his acquaintance over the weekend will remain in jail for now.
56- year- old Paskel Tinsley Junior was arraigned yesterday on a first- degree murder charge.
Authorities say Tinsely allegedly shot 37- year- old Rick (KA-nobel) Knobel during an argument.
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8E-Tech-Visitors


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TAPE#97-1
GRAPHIC=Virginia Tech


Virginia Tech's athletic director is cracking down on athletes who break the law.
From now on, Virginia Tech athletes charged with a felony will face immediate suspension.
Tech's athletic director, instead of coaches, will discipline players accused of MISDEAMONOR crimes.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg;


The sanctions are part of a three-pronged plan aimed at ending an embarrassing string of arrests.
Athletic Director Dave Braine told the Board of Visitors, athletes must remember taking part in inter-collegiate sports is a PRIVILEGE.
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((DAVE BRAINE/VA TECH ATHLETIC DIRECTOR: WE WILL BE HARD LINE AND BASICALLY, I NEVER WANT TO HAVE TO BE UP HERE BEFORE YOU ALL AGAIN TO TALK ABOUT THIS. ))
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The plan also calls for better background checks in recruiting.
And it provides for mentors and advisors, as well as educational programs to encourage appropriate behavior.
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8S-Wythe-Schools


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TAPE#97-2
GRAPHIC=Race Relations


Continued allegations of racism are causing concerns for Wythe county school officials.
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SUPER=03-Wythe Co./Thursday;


Thursday, a hate message aimed at blacks was spray painted on the road leading up to George Wythe High School. Before that... some white students were suspended for knotting their jacket drawstrings to resemble nooses.
That behavior was repeated one day later by a white student at Scott Memorial Elementary school... which also resulted in a suspension.
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Superintendent Jim Vaught does NOT believe he has a LARGE problem on his hands... but says he still has BIG concerns.
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((JIM VAUGHT/WYTHE COUNTY SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT: NO MATTER HOW SMALL, THIS IS A VERY IMPORTANT ISSUE. PROBABLY THE MOST IMPORTANT ISSUE BECAUSE IT'S WITH HOW PEOPLE FEEL AND BEING WITHIN THAT CLASSROOM. ))
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Vaught says no student should feel unwelcome or intimidated by the environment inside a school.

8weather


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Let's check out today's forecast--
Plenty of sunshine and near- average temperatures.
Expect highs near 50.
Tonight, clouds will re- build, as lows drop into the mid to upper 20s.
And mostly cloudy tomorrow, with mild temperatures in the mid 50s.
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