06:00-01

E-Wiley

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=eea
TAPE=96-110
GRAPHIC=Wiley


A Roanoke jury rejected Cepada (se-PAY-da) Wiley's self defense argument last night.
They found him guilty of voluntary manslaughter.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Wiley shot and killed Jesse Ferguson last July fourth, after Ferguson fought with Wiley's brother over a woman.
In closing arguments last night, the defense said Wiley was protecting his life, the prosecution disagreed.
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SOT 11:00:57
IN Q=

((ALTON PRILLAMAN/DEFENSE ATTORNEY; AND IF YOU BELIEVE THAT HE WAS IN FEAR OF BODILY HARM, LADIES AND GENTLEMEN YOU HAVE A DUTY TO DO, AND THAT IS TO TURN CEPADA WILEY LOOSE BECAUSE HE DID WHAT THE LAW ALLOWED HIM TO DO. 11:04:08 TOM BOWERS/ASST. COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY; WHETHER IT WAS A WARNING SHOT OR WHATEVER, THEY SHOT A GUN AND THEN THEY TEAMED UP, GRABBED THEIR PREY, AND SET HIM UP FOR THE KILL. DON'T LET THE LAWLESS HIDE BEHIND THE LAW.))
SUPER=01-Alton Prillaman/Defense Attorney;
SUPER=01-Tom Bowers/Asst. Commonwealth's Attorney; :17
RUNS=:31
OUT Q=behind the law
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VO-NAT


The judge threw out a first degree murder charge, saying there was no premeditation.
The jury had a choice of second degree murder, manslaughter, or not guilty.
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SOT
IN Q=

((VOICE OF: JUDGE ROBERT DOUGHERTY; WE THE JURY ON THE ISSUE JOINED UNANIMOUSLY FIND THE DEFENDANT CEPADA REYNALDO WILEY GUILTY OF VOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER;))
SUPER=29-Judge Robert Dougherty;
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=voluntary manslaughter
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


The jury will decide on Wiley's sentence this morning.

P-bedford-Fire


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=amo
TAPE#597-09
GRAPHIC=fatal fire


A Bedford County man sent his home and business up in flames, but was unable to escape the blaze.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford Co.;


Authorities say William Hall assaulted his 11- year- old son with a knife and then torched his appliance repair shop and his home next to it with a propane tank and lamp oil.
Route 24 was blocked so firefighters could battle the blaze-- but they say it was difficult to actually get to the burning buildings.
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SOT 50:10
IN Q=we couldn't go

(( ))
SUPER=01-Ricky Tuck/Moneta Fire Dept.;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=chain link fence was locked.
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VO-NAT


Hall's wife had called police earlier, then called back to alert them the house was on fire.
The mother and boy were not hurt-- hours later rescue crews located the man's body buried in the smoldering rubble of his home.
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DUPONT


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=legal scales


Millionaire John du Pont -- now a convicted killer -- has returned to a Pennsylvania mental hospital.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Media, PA;


A jury found him guilty of third- degree murder in the fatal shooting of Olympic wrestler David Schultz.
But the jury also found du Pont was mentally ill.
A judge will decide whether du Pont should spend time in a mental hospital before serving his prison sentence.
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CLINTON


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


Republicans believe they have nine- hundred- thirty- eight reasons this morning why a special counselor should look into Democratic fund-raising tactics.
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VO-NAT


Yesterday the White House released the identities of guests who were treated to an overnight stay in the White House during President Clinton's first term.
Many of the nearly one-thousand quests were major political contributors.
The President defended his action saying the Lincoln Bedroom was never for sale.
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P-Transgenic


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#597-14
GRAPHIC=genetic Research


While a company in Scotland is undergoing intense ethical scrutiny after successfully cloning a sheep--
A research team in Blacksburg is quietly working on a similar project.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg;


Bill Velander is the team leader of a group at Virginia Tech that has implanted a human gene into the D-N-A of pigs.
The gene governs mammary tissue--
So, a lactating sow with the altered gene produces high concentrations of certain HUMAN proteins in its milk.
These same proteins can be gathered from human plasma--
SUPER=04-Virginia Tech Video;

but the pigs don't carry any human viruses such as H-I-V or Hepatitis B.
And the harvesting of the proteins from pigs is much cheaper.
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SOT 17:23:19
IN Q=The mammary

((BILL VELANDER/TEAM LEADER: THE MAMMARY GLAND OF A LIVESTOCK, BECAUSE IT HAS SUCH A HIGH CELL CONCENTRATION RELATIVE TO THE MILK THAT IT'S GOING TO SECRETE IS 100 TO A THOUSAND TIMES MORE PRODUCTIVE THAN A STAINLESS STEEL VESSEL OR REACTOR. ))
SUPER=01-Bill Velander/Biochemical Engineer; :
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=vessel or reactor.
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VO-NAT


The pigs at the Virginia Swine Center are now manufacturing clotting proteins that are needed by hemophiliacs.
Velander's group receives funding from the American Red Cross, and expects the Red Cross to commercialize the process in the near future.
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E-Cruz


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-10
GRAPHIC=none


The Roanoke Valley has been home to not one, but TWO convicted drug traffickers.
Keith Humphry reported on Javier Cruz, the convicted killer and drug runner who became a government informant.
Now he has more.
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SOT
IN Q=The high
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :20
SUPER=@keith1;:53
SUPER=01-Peter Gruden/Drug Enforcement Administration; 1:06
SUPER=01-Bob Crouch/U.S. Attorney for Western Va.; 1:48
RUNS=2:20
OUT Q=Keith Humphry News 7
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The high- profile nightclub he ran on 419 may have made him a much more visible member of the community... certainly more so than federal authorities would have liked.
Cruz lived in the Clearbrook area of the county for four years, but he was not the only highly- placed drug informant in town.
SOT 11:03:25- tape #2
IN Q=The original

(( ))
RUNS=:02
OUT Q=by Rivera.


Drug Enforcement Officials say Leo Rivera-Ruiz had been the Cali Cartel's cocaine connection in New York City.
He shipped thousands of kilos of coke at a time. Cruz actually worked for Rivera.
Once they were in custody, the pair was housed in special quarters atop the county jail.
The Sixth Floor happens to have just two cells.
In order to re-establish contact with their suppliers, the government set up a high-tech telephone line for Rivera and Cruz.
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SOT
IN Q=With the cooperation

((WITH THE COOPERATION OF LOCAL PHONE COMPANIES IN FLORIDA, GEORGIA AND ON UP THE EAST COAST- -ALL THE WAY TO BOTETOURT- -THEY MANAGED TO MAKE IT LOOK LIKE LOCAL HONE CALLS WERE BEING MADE IN MIAMI, WHEN IN FACT THEY CAME FROM THE SIXTH FLOOR OF THE COUNTY JAIL IN JAIL.))
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OUT Q=in Salem.
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SOT 10:47:20
IN Q=

((OUR INITIAL APPROACH WAS TO COMPLETELY GAIN THE CONFIDENCE OF THE CALI CARTEL HEADS IN COLUMBIA BY ESTABLISHING A MONEY-LAUNDERING SERVICE FOR THEM.))
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OUT Q=


Over six years, they processed 47-million dollars in drug profits... keeping a commission of six or seven percent... that helped pay for the investigation.
Javier Cruz was bailed out and sent to Columbia where he set up a import export business.
He sent home pictures of drug traffickers loading submarines to smuggle cocaine into this country.
The government credits Rivera and Cruz with an enormous windfall of drug trafficking intelligence.
But was it worth the risk to the Roanoke community?
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SOT 11:44
IN Q=There was never

((THERE WAS NEVER ANY HARM TO ANY INDIVIDUAL. BOTH OF THESE INDIVIDUALS OPERATED SAFELY, NEITHER INVITING THAT KIND OF VIOLENT ACTIVITY.... And yet Mr. Gruden pointed out these are ruthless individuals, the folks who are in charge of this operation, and so it would stand to reason they would have reason to be ruthless here. THAT'S CERTAINLY TRUE ANY PLACE IN THE COUNTRY.))
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OUT Q=in the country.

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E-Eagle-Rock


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=spr
TAPE#97-14
GRAPHIC=NONE


Botetourt County officials say V-DOT's new proposal to save the Eagle Rock bridge is better.... but they're still not COMPLETELY satisfied.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co./Last Week;


If the Board of Supervisors agrees on the new plan, the county would NOT be forced to fund repairs to an additional bridge in Iron Gate... which had been one of the stipulations of the original V-DOT proposal.
One aspect has not changed, however.
V-DOT is still asking the county to put up at least one and a quarter million dollars to fix the Eagle Rock Bridge.
But that figure could turn out to be much higher, depending on state funds.
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E-Board-Education


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#97-5
GRAPHIC=Education


Virginia's Board of Education is making it harder to graduate high school.
Students will have to pass a new statewide test before earning a diploma.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


The board approved plans to have students do more work in the core curriculum before graduating.
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SOT
IN Q=I've also believed

((RICHARD LAPOINTE/STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF INSTRUCTION: I'VE ALSO BELIEVED THAT THEY SHOULD FOCUS ON HIGHER ACADEMIC ATTAINMENT BY STUDENTS IN HISTORY, ENGLISH, MATH AND SCIENCE AND THAT THE IMPACT OF IMPLEMENTING THESE PROPOSALS WOULD BE A BETTER EDUCATION FOR ALL OF VIRGINIA'S STUDENTS.))
SUPER=01-Richard LaPointe/State Superintendent of Instruction;
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=Virginia's students.
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VO-NAT


The new requirements will be for all students, including those taking advanced courses.
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JOHN-DUPONT


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=legal scales


John du Pont is back in a Pennsylvania state mental hospital, now a convicted murderer.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Media, PA;


Yesterday a jury found the multi- millionaire guilty of third- degree murder in the fatal shooting Olympic wrestler David Schultz.
But the jury also found du Pont was mentally ill.
A judge will decide whether du Pont should spend time in a mental hospital before serving his prison sentence.
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White-House


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


Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott is renewing his call for an independent counsel to investigate Democratic fund raising.
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VO-NAT


Newly released White House documents show President Clinton was eager to invite big time Democratic donors to stay overnight at the White House.
But the President defended his action, saying that in no case was staying in the executive mansion contingent upon making a political contribution.
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SOT
IN Q=

4:08;06 ((I'M PROUD THAT THEY HELPED ME AND I WAS PROUD TO HAVE THEM THERE. THE LINCOLN BEDROOM WAS NEVER SOLD, ONE MORE FALSE STATEMENT WE'VE HAD TO ENDURE. ))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=HAD TO ENDURE.
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VO-NAT


Nearly a thousand people have been overnight guests at the White House in the last four years.
Among them, director Stephen Spielberg, who made a 200-thousand dollar donation to the Democratic party.
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Military-Gay


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


A report due out today brands President Clinton's "don't ask, don't tell policy" toward gays in the military a FAILURE.
The report says the policy has led to an anti-gay backlash.
"The New York Times" reports the number of soldiers discharged for homosexuality jumped 42-percent since the policy was put into place three years ago.
The Defense Department says it will review the study.

E-Bedford-Fire


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-3
GRAPHIC=Fatal Fire


A dispute between members of a Moneta family ended with a deadly house fire yesterday.
Steve Smallshaw has the story.
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SOT
IN Q=Fire crews called
SUPER=03-Bedford Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Ricky Tuck/Moneta Fire Dept.; :15
SUPER=01-Gary Faribault/Bedford Co. Sheriff's Dept.; :47
SUPER=01-John McCane/Bedford Co. Sheriff's Dept.; 1:01
SUPER=@ssm1; 1:08
RUNS=1:23
OUT Q=News7, Bedford County.


(( Fire crews called to the scene on Route 24 near Moneta were greeted with a column of black smoke rising into the sky.
It had taken just a few minutes for this cinder block building to go up in flames, trapping its owner inside.
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SOT 4:02:04
IN Q=We met the

((LT. RICKY TUCK/MONETA V.F.D.: WE MET THE DOORWAY.. .. FIRST GOT HERE.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=first got here.


Authorities say around 11 a-m, 65- year- old William Hall had argued with his wife and assaulted his 11- year- old son with a knife.
His wife called police, but by the time they arrived, Hall had reportedly taken a propane tank and lamp oil inside the house and set the building on fire, with himself inside.
It would be another four hours before crews recovered what they believed was his body.
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SOT 4:23:50
IN Q=We've taken

((INVEST. GARY FARIBAULT/BEDFORD CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: WE'VE TAKEN TAPED STATEMENTS.. STILL INVESTIGATING IT.))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=still investigating it.


Police have not said what might have prompted the family dispute, but add they'd been called to the residence several times before.
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SOT
IN Q=

((LT. JOHN MCCANE/BEDFORD CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: ))
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=
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Standup
IN Q=More than seven

((More than seven hours after the blaze was first reported, fire crews were still on the scene, hosing down hot spots in the smoldering rubble. Meanwhile, William Hall's body has been sent to Roanoke where officials hope an autopsy can provide a positive identification. Steve Smallshaw, News7, Bedford County.))
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=News7, Bedford County.))


s-Fatherhood


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#97-2
GRAPHIC=None


Many childhood development experts say growing up without a dad has a negative impact on kids.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The Virginia Fatherhood Campaign is hoping to bring the traditional male role model back into the home.
The group held a forum in Roanoke yesterday.
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SOT 11:14:29
IN Q=When you have

((DR. DOUG LARSEN/CENTRAL SHENANDOAH HEALTH DIST.: WHEN YOU HAVE 40- PERCENT OF ALL THE CHILDREN GOING TO BED EACH NIGHT WITHOUT A FATHER IN THE HOME, AND ALL THE SOCIAL AND HEALTH CONSEQUENCES THAT COME FROM THAT-- IT'S A HUGE PROBLEM. ))
SUPER=01-Dr. Doug Larsen/Central Shenandoah Health Dist.;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=a huge problem
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VO-NAT


Those taking part in the forum plan to bring the area's religious, medical and business leaders together to work on possible solutions.
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5-Norplant


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-05
GRAPHIC=norplant


A court victory for the makers of the Norplant contraceptive.
A federal judge in Texas has thrown out five federal lawsuits against Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories.
The judge says the plaintiffs did not prove that the company should have issued better warnings about the surgically implanted device.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


The women were to be the first of some four-thousand plaintiffs to have their lawsuits go to trial.
They complain of problems such as excessive bleeding, ovarian cysts and wild mood swings-- as well as problems with the REMOVAL of the capsules.
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5-AIDS


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=afr
TAPE#597-08
GRAPHIC=AIDS EDUCATION


Don't think in terms of death, think in terms of life--
That was the advice of a speaker on AIDS at Ferrum College this week.
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SOT 2:25:32
IN Q=MY MAIN

((MY MAIN ADVICE IS TO CONTINUE TO LOVE THEM. THAT IS SO IMPORTANT, BECAUSE THERE ARE SO MANY PERSON WHO ARE HIV POSITIVE WHO ARE LIVING WITH AIDS. WHOSE FAMILIES HAVE TOTALLY REJECTED THEM, AND THAT'S ONE OF THE TIMES WHEN THEY TRULY NEED SUPPORT. ))
SUPER=01-Joyce Bullock-Gibson/AIDS Speaker;
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=NEED SUPPORT
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Franklin Co./Monday;


One of Joyce Bullock-Gibson's sons died after contracting the AIDS virus.
She says that uniquely qualifies SUPER=@File; :

her to speak to young people about the dangers of AIDS-- and to offer advice to family members of patients.
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SOT 2:26:00
IN Q=I WOULD

((I WOULD ADVISE THEM TO REALIZE THIS PERSON IS LIVING WITH AIDS, AND NOT DYING WITH AIDS.))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=WITH AIDS
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VO-NAT


Gibson's speech was the first in a week of AIDS Awareness sessions at the College.
She says students learn all about the nuts and bolts of H-I-V infection, but they don't hear about the emotional toll it can take on families.
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P-Wiley


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=eea
TAPE#597-03
GRAPHIC=wiley


A Roanoke jury found Cepada (se-PAY-da) Wiley guilty of voluntary manslaughter last night, rejecting his self defense argument.
The judge had already thrown out a first degree charge saying the prosecution had NOT proven premeditation.
Earlier the jury heard from the woman who was at the heart of the deadly love triangle.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Kim Bonds was Ferguson's ex-girlfriend and the mother of his son.
The trouble at the Embassy Motel started last July when Ferguson found Bonds in a motel room with Cepeda Wiley's brother Ron.
Bonds testified Ferguson was violently jealous of Ron Wiley.
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SOT 10:22:19
IN Q=if jesse would see

(( ))
SUPER=01-Kim Bonds/Defense Witness;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=i'm gonna kill him.
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VO-NAT


But the prosecution asked Bonds why, if she feared violence, did she let Ferguson live at her apartment?
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SOT 10:53:11
IN Q=i let Jesse

(( ))
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=son away from him.
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Drug-Indictment


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=Khu
TAPE#net (edit to 597-10 and 97-10)
GRAPHIC=none


Two convicted drug traffickers have been living in the Roanoke Valley.
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SOT 10:42:00
IN Q=

((THE "EL CID" INVESTIGATION GROWS OUT OF OUR OWN ROANOKE AREA. THIS IS A SOBERING FACT, BECAUSE IT DEMONSTRATES THAT NO COMMUNITY IS IMMUNE FROM INTERNATIONAL DRUG TRAFFICKING.) )
SUPER=01-Bob Crouch/U.S. Attorney for Western Va.;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=international drug trafficking.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Six years of international drug enforcement efforts in ROANOKE were revealed yesterday.
Including the role of convicted killer and drug runner Javier Cruz, who became a government informant.
Cruz was arrested in Miami six years ago.
He and his former boss a drug trafficker named Leo Rivera, lived in the Roanoke Valley.
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SOT 10:46:45
IN Q=under this

((Peter Gruden/DEA Washington Office: CRUZ AND RIVERA WERE BOTH FACING LIFE IMPRISONMENT, AND AGREED TO COOPERATE WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES.)) 10:39:55 ((Bob Crouch/U.S. Attorney:UNDER THIS ARRANGEMENT, AGENTS OF THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT PRETENDED TO LAUNDER MONIES JUST AS UNDERCOVER AGENTS PRETEND TO BE DRUG DEALERS. ))
SUPER=01-Peter Gruden/Drug Enforcement Administration; :00
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=drug dealers
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VO-NAT


More than just pretending...They got so good at it, they laundered 47-million dollars.
Now they have the evidence, but about half of the 41 newly indicted drug traffickers are still in South America...
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E-Grammies


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-104
GRAPHIC=Grammy Awards


C-B-S will televise the Grammy Awards tonight.
Two of this year's nominations come from Franklin County.
Joe Dashiell spoke with record producer Tim Austin and bluegrass musician Dale Perry.
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SOT
IN Q=Tracy Chapman
SUPER=04-CBS Entertainment; :09
SUPER=03-Franklin Co.; :17
SUPER=01-Debbie Austin/Doobie Shea Records; :28
SUPER=01-Tim Austin/Doobie Shea Records; :37
SUPER=01-Dale Perry/Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver; 1:01
SUPER=@Joe2; 1:13
RUNS=1:24
OUT Q=JD News 7


((Tracy Chapman is hoping to collect a Grammy.
So is Tim Austin.
The group Smashing Pumpkins is still in the running.
And So is Dale Perry.
Austin and Perry may not have aisle seats Wednesday Night, but they will be in the audience as nominees for two different Grammy Awards.
Tim and Debbie Austin run Doobie Shea studios near Boones Mill. The first project on their own label, and the last bluegrass recording before their old studio burned to the ground... "The Stanley Tradition" has been a blessing.
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SOT 11:19:18
IN Q=Had we not

((DEBBIE AUSTIN: HAD WE NOT HAD THE ALBUM WE WOULD PROBABLY HAVE GONE BANKRUPT, TO TELL YOU THE TRUTH BECAUSE TIM'S BEEN OUT OF BUSINESS FOR SIX MONTHS.)) ((TIM AUSTIN: I NEVER EXPECTED TO BE NOMINATED OR EVEN GET ONTO THE BALLOT BECAUSE WE'RE JUST SO NEW, SO YOUNG, STARTING OUT, BUT WE'VE TRULY BEEN BLESSED WITH IT. I'LL TELL YOU.))
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=i'll tell you


Dale Perry plays bass for Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver, nominated in the Southern Gospel Category.
The band has won many national bluegrass awards, but this would be their first grammy.
SOT 04:08:59
IN Q=It'll probably

((DALE PERRY: IT'LL PROBABLY HIT ALL OF US ABOUT FRIDAY BY THE TIME WE GET BACK HERE AND GET TO OUR SHOW IN ASHEVILLE. WE'LL PROBABLY REALIZE BY THEN WHAT'S HAPPENED AND IT'LL ALREADY BE OVER WITH. WE'RE GOING TO HOPE FOR THE BEST WHEN WE GET THERE.))
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=we get there.


The competition in both categories is tough...
but both Austin and Perry say they're honored to be included among the best of the recording industry.
Joe Dashiell News 7))

4-Scores


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


In the N-B-A,
Rookie Erick Strickland sank two free throws with three-point-nine seconds left giving Dallas an 86-to-84 win over the Charlotte Hornets.
For last night's scores, let's check the boards.
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