06:00-01

Cosby

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=murder investigation


Welcome to News 7 Mornin I'm Melanie Moon.
Topping our broadcast, the Los Angeles Police Department made an arrest in the Ennis Cosby murder case.
Jenifer Sabih joins us with the latest. *********take from NEWSPATH********
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(( : "WE'VE MADE ONE ARREST...." SUPER: CHIEF WILLIE WILLIAMS/LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPT.
NEARLY TWO MONTHS AFTER THE MURDER OF ENNIS COSBY... THE ONLY SON OF COMEDIAN BILL COSBY WAS MURDERED BY THE SIDE OF A ROAD... POLICE SAY THEY NOW HAVE A SUSPECT.. AND HE'S BEEN ARRESTED.

A WHITE MAN-- WHO POLICE WILL NOT YET IDENTIFY--- BUT WHO THEY SAY LOOKS LIKE

THE COMPOSITE SKETCH MADE OF THE SUSPECT AFTER THE MURDER.
IT WAS JANUARY 16TH WHEN THE 27-YEAR OLD GRADUATE STUDENT WAS GUNNED DOWN WHILE CHANGING A FLAT TIRE ON HIS MERCEDES CONVERTIBLE NEAR A FREEWAY OFF RAMP IN THE HILLS ABOVE THE CITY'S SAN FERNANDO VALLEY.
COSBY WAS ON HIS WAY TO SEE A FRIEND.. A FEMALE ACQUAINTANCE WHO CAME TO HELP HIM WHEN HE GOT STUCK.
SHE TOLD POLICE SHE SAW THE GUNMAN... AND EVENTUALLY ASSISTED THEM IN DRAWING THE COMPOSITE.
IN A HASTILY CALLED NEWS CONFERENCE L-A POLICE CHIEF WILLIE WILLIAMS SAID ASIDE FROM THE ONE SUSPECT IN CUSTODY.. TWO OTHER PEOPLE.. A MAN AND A WOMAN ARE BEING QUESTIONED ABOUT THE MURDER.

SOT: WILLIAMS

"(PARAPHRASE) COSBY FAMILY HAS BEEN NOTIFIED...."
BILL COSBY-- WHO CALLED HIS ONLY SON "HIS HERO" WAS EVER HUMBLE UPON HEARING THE NEWS OF THE ARREST... AND THROUGH A FAMILY STATEMENT HE SAID TO THE POLICE DEPARTMENT SIMPLY THANK YOU.. FOR THE HARD WORK TRACKING DOWN ENNIS' KILLER.
JENNIFER SABIH FOR CBS NEWS, LOS ANGELES.))


Danville-Fire


ANCHOR=Mel
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-17
GRAPHIC=fire


An early morning fire destroyed one of Danville's newest restaurants.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


The "Shanghai Express" on Old Riverside Drive apparently caught fire sometime around three this morning.
When fire fighters got there the roof over the back part of the building had already collapsed.
The Chinese restaurant had only been open a short time, but fire fighters say there was little hope of saving the business.
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((B. G. LEWIS/DANVILLE FIRE CHIEF: ))
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VO-NAT


The building used to house "Famous Recipe Chicken."
Fire fighters hope to determine the cause of the blaze sometime later today.
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P-Abed


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-14
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


Federal and state police arrested the last of the ten men indicted a week ago in a major racketeering and arson case.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Herndon;


(Ah-mahd Thee-ahb) Ahmad Thiab was taken into custody at Dulles Airport yesterday, as he got off a flight from London.
Doctor Thiab ( Thee-ahb) had been living in Quebec, Canada.
Three years ago he was co-owner of Mixer's Restaurant and Lounge in Salem.
SUPER=03-Salem/April 2, 1994;


It burned to the ground in a blaze that federal authorities now say was deliberately set by members of the Abed "crime family."
Thiab (Thee-ahb) allegedly hired five of the Abeds to set the fire in an UNsuccessful attempt to collect insurance proceeds.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=abed


JOE Abed's lawyer filed a motion yesterday demanding that the indictment be dismissed, citing appearances by federal prosecutors on Channel 7.
If it's not dismissed, Attorney Jack Kennett says U-S Attorney Bob Crouch and his assistant Tom Bondurant should be taken off the case.

E-Salem-VA


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#97-2
GRAPHIC=Veteran's Administration


The director of the Veterans' Hospital in Salem is under investigation.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


Director John Presley recently placed ASSOCIATE director William Delameter
(Della-meeter) on administrative leave.
SUPER=03-Salem;


Now a committee appointed by the V-A's Mid- Atlantic network is investigating PRESLEY.
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((DR. RAJIV JAIN/CHIEF OF STAFF: I CAN ONLY SAY THAT THERE IS A WHOLE HOST OF ISSUES THAT ARE BEING REVIEWED AND AS SOON AS THE PANEL CAN SUBSTANTIATE WHICH ONE OF THESE ARE RUMORS, AND WHICH ONE OF THESE ARE FACTS, I THINK IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS WE'LL HAVE A NEWS RELEASE TO GIVE ALL OF THE FACTS. ))
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VO-NAT


Doctor Jain (Jane) says the review has nothing to do with patient care issues.
He says the investigation is necessary because both Presley and Delameter are centrally- appointed officials.
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E-wythe-schools


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#97-15
GRAPHIC=Race Relations


Community members are concerned about racism in Wythe County.
Last night the school board took up the problem.
Andrew Freiden reports.
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(( Members of The concerned citizens network say they are coming closer to an understanding with the Wythe County School Board.
But they are still not getting the attention they want.
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((KERRY EANS/CONCERNED CITIZENS NETWORK: THEY ARE STILL GIVING ME THE IMPRESSION, EVERY TIME WE HAVE A MEETING-- THEY HAVE BLANK LOOKS ON THEIR FACES, THEY SAY THEY'LL CONSIDER IT LATER, AND THEY JUST KEEP ON GOING. ))
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OUT Q=on going.


Superintendent Jim Vaught is confident the administration is working toward an acceptable solution to solve the problems at George Wythe High School.
He says Teachers are discussing the issue of racism with their classes.
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((JIM VAUGHT/SUPERINTENDENT: OUR STRENGTH IS IN OUR DIVERSITY. AND WE NEED TO RECOGNIZE THAT. AND WE NEED TO LEARN THAT OUR UNITY COMES THROUGH EDUCATION AND AWARENESS ))
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And teachers are being encouraged to attend an April seminar in Marion-- where they will learn how to "Dismantle Racism"
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((WHAT I WOULD HOPE, IS THAT NOW WE ARE GOING TO BE WORK TOGETHER BECAUSE THAT IS WHERE OUR SOLUTIONS WILL BE FOUND ))
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Kerry Eans thinks ADMINISTRATORS should go to the seminar.
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((I STILL THINK SOMETHING LIKE THAT SHOULD BE MANDATORY. ESPECIALLY FOR THE ESPECIALLY FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE SCHOOLS. THEN THEY CAN RELAY WHAT WENT ON. ))
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All the while, a joint task force of school staffers and Concerned Citizens is continuing to discuss the problem of Racism at the High School.
Andrew Freiden, News 7, Wythe County.))

E-Beyer


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-8
GRAPHIC=Don Beyer


A week after officially announcing his candidacy for Governor, Lieutenant Governor Don Beyer is backing away from his statement that a tax hike might be needed to pay for education.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


Beyer spoke to supporters yesterday morning outside Lynchburg's small business development center.
The likely Democratic nominee for governor says Virginia can pay its teachers more and keep children in school with the money it has now.
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IN Q=When I want

((LT. GOV. DON BEYER: WHEN I WANT TO MAKE A GREATER PROFIT IN MY BUSINESS, I DON'T RAISE PRICES. ALL THAT DOES IS CHASE CUSTOMERS AWAY. I FIND A WAY TO LOWER PRICES AND I FIND A WAY TO MANAGE MY COSTS BETTER, AND AS GOVERNOR OF THIS COMMONWEALTH, I WILL MANAGE VIRGINIA'S EXISTING RESOURCES WITHOUT RAISING TAXES.))
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OUT Q=without raising taxes.
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VO-NAT


Beyer also plans to unveil specific new measures for getting tough on crime.
His likely opponent is Republican Attorney General Jim Gilmore.
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E-Seat-Belts


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-10
GRAPHIC=George Allen


Governor George Allen says he WILL sign a bill requiring children in back seats use seat belts.
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VO-NAT


But the Governor says he'll make changes to the version the General Assembly passed last month.
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IN Q=They argued

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: THEY ARGUED AROUND IT SO MUCH. I ACTUALLY HAPPENED TO BE LISTENING TO THEIR DEBATE, WHEN THEY WERE CARRYING ON WITH IT. AND I SAID "YOU KNOW THEY'VE GOT THIS THING SO MESSED UP NO ONE CAN UNDERSTAND WHAT THEY'RE DOING." BUT THE PRINCIPLE THAT CHILDREN IN THE SECOND SEAT OF A CAR WHERE THERE ARE SEATBELTS OUGHT TO BE BELTED, I SUPPORT THAT.))
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


That's a change in philosophy for the governor who's vetoed seat belt bills in the past, calling them government "nannyism."
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: WELL, I JUST DON'T THINK IT'S APPROPRIATE TO LEGISLATE GOOD SENSE.))
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VO-NAT


Allen says he wants to make sure the new bill does NOT allow children to sue their parents if they're NOT properly belted in.
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E-Tultex


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#97-16
GRAPHIC=Tultex


One of Southside's largest employers is getting bigger.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Martinsville/File Tape;


Yesterday Tultex agreed to acquire California Shirt Sales, a firm that sells Tultex shirts on the west coast.
The Martinsville- based company says the move fits well into its plan to increase its tee-shirt sales.
It also brings Tultex closer to achieving closer its long term goal of something called "vertical integration".
Vertically integrated companies have their own raw materials, plus the means of production and distribution.
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ENNIS-COSBY


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=murder investigation


Topping the news this morning, Los Angeles police have arrested a suspect in the murder of Ennis Cosby.
At a late night news conference Police Chief Willie Williams reported one man is in custody and two others are being questioned.
Jennifer Sabih joins us with more. *****take from NEWSPATH******
SUPER=01-Jennifer Sabih/Reporting;
SUPER=05-Los Angeles, CA;
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SUPER=01-Willie Williams/Los Angeles Police Chief;
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(("WE'VE MADE ONE ARREST...." SUPER: CHIEF WILLIE WILLIAMS/LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPT.
NEARLY TWO MONTHS AFTER THE MURDER OF ENNIS COSBY... THE ONLY SON OF COMEDIAN BILL COSBY WAS MURDERED BY THE SIDE OF A ROAD... POLICE SAY THEY NOW HAVE A SUSPECT.. AND HE'S BEEN ARRESTED.

A WHITE MAN-- WHO POLICE WILL NOT YET IDENTIFY--- BUT WHO THEY SAY LOOKS LIKE

THE COMPOSITE SKETCH MADE OF THE SUSPECT AFTER THE MURDER.
IT WAS JANUARY 16TH WHEN THE 27-YEAR OLD GRADUATE STUDENT WAS GUNNED DOWN WHILE CHANGING A FLAT TIRE ON HIS MERCEDES CONVERTIBLE NEAR A FREEWAY OFF RAMP IN THE HILLS ABOVE THE CITY'S SAN FERNANDO VALLEY.
COSBY WAS ON HIS WAY TO SEE A FRIEND.. A FEMALE ACQUAINTANCE WHO CAME TO HELP HIM WHEN HE GOT STUCK.
SHE TOLD POLICE SHE SAW THE GUNMAN... AND EVENTUALLY ASSISTED THEM IN DRAWING THE COMPOSITE.
IN A HASTILY CALLED NEWS CONFERENCE L-A POLICE CHIEF WILLIE WILLIAMS SAID ASIDE FROM THE ONE SUSPECT IN CUSTODY.. TWO OTHER PEOPLE.. A MAN AND A WOMAN ARE BEING QUESTIONED ABOUT THE MURDER.

SOT: WILLIAMS

"(PARAPHRASE) COSBY FAMILY HAS BEEN NOTIFIED...."
BILL COSBY-- WHO CALLED HIS ONLY SON "HIS HERO" WAS EVER HUMBLE UPON HEARING THE NEWS OF THE ARREST... AND THROUGH A FAMILY STATEMENT HE SAID TO THE POLICE DEPARTMENT SIMPLY THANK YOU.. FOR THE HARD WORK TRACKING DOWN ENNIS' KILLER.
JENNIFER SABIH FOR CBS NEWS, LOS ANGELES.))


Israel-Shooting


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


Israeli police confirm at least two people are dead and eleven children wounded after a Jordanian soldier opened fire on a bus.
A report says it's possible that as many as seven girls are dead.
Jordanian officials reportedly say the soldier apparently was mentally unstable.

TWA-SALINGER


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


More claims of a missile attack in the crash of T-W-A flight 800.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Paris, France;


And Pierre Salinger claims there's been a cover-up in the investigation.
For the second time the former Kennedy press secretary is saying the jumbo jet was accidentally shot down by a wayward Navy missile.
Meantime, "The New York Times" quotes investigators as saying a radar tape seized the F-B-I Monday shows there was no missile.
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CLONING


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


The Cloning controversy arrived on Capitol Hill yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Capitol Hill;


The Senate heard debate on whether attempts at human cloning should be illegal.
Center stage at the hearing-- the Scottish Scientist who cloned a sheep.
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Meantime, Senator Tom Harkin, said human cloning- quote "holds untold benefits for human kind."
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P-Hardy-Fire


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE# net-c
GRAPHIC=none


Residents are mourning the loss of a landmark destroyed by fire Tuesday night.
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((IT'S A BIG LOSS TO THE COMMUNITY. IT'S GOING TO BE HARD TO REPLACE IT.))
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VO-NAT


Bedford County residents assess the damage, while investigators search for a cause in the smoking rubble of the Hardy Community Center.
SUPER=03-Bedford Co./Tuesday Night;


Crews from at least six different departments battled the blaze Tuesday night.
It was first spotted around 7:30-
The blaze threatened the fire house next door, before it was brought under control.
Yesterday, Public Safety Director Dave Nichols said the fire had some unusual characteristics, but he would NOT label it suspicious.
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IN Q=So there was a lot of volume

((DAVE NICHOLS/BEDFORD CO. PUBLIC SAFETY DIR.: SO THERE WAS A LOT OF VOLUME OF FIRE. THE WINDS WERE GUSTING 20 OR 25 MILES AN HOUR SO THAT MAY HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO THE QUICK FIRE SPREAD, BUT AGAIN, UNTIL WE CAN CONDUCT A FULL INVESTIGATION, WE CAN'T SPECULATE AS TO THE CAUSE.))
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VO-NAT


The oldest section of the community center was built in the 19-50s, and eventually lead to creation of the fire department.
Members say they hope to rebuild.
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Wellness


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=cst
TAPE#97-7
GRAPHIC=Mornin Health Check


They billed it as "A Day to Remember"-- and that will probably be the case for some area health care workers.
Many got a dose of their own medicine, at a Wellness Seminar yesterday.
Here's Connie Stevens with more.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke; :07
SUPER=01-Nannette Borling/Music Imagery Expert; :27
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((ANOTHER THING IN YOGA, IS IF YOU FEEL A WIGGLE OR A ROLL COMING ON, YOU DO IT. LAUGHTER.))
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They are learning to unwind-- to de-stress themselves anywhere and any way they can.
From at-the-desk yoga techniques-- to the calming art of tai chi-- to the healing powers of music-evoked imagery-- it appears we all need to take a load off--
And these so-called Alternative therapies are a big hit.
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IN Q=Alternative implies

((NANNETTE BORLING/MUSIC IMAGERY EXPERT: ALTERNATIVE IMPLIES THAT IT'S SOMETHING ELSE, RATHER THAN WHAT'S REALLY WORKING. AND WE'RE FINDING THAT SO-CALLED ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES CAN BE EXTREMELY BENEFICIAL. ))
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They're also discovery everything from dreamwork to guided imagery, and the magic of massage.
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IN Q=Even if you

((DIANE MIDDLETON/MASSAGE THERAPIST: EVEN IF YOU TAKE A FEW MINUTES A DAY OR EVERY OTHER DAY TO MASSAGE YOUR WON FEET, TO RUB YOUR OWN HANDS TO MASSAGE YOUR OWN FACE AND SCALP, TO DO ANYTHING THAT'S VERY GENTLE AND NURTURING FOR SELF IN A TOUCH-ORIENTED WAY. ))
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((THE EXPERTS SAY THE BEST WAY TO AVOID BURNOUT IS TO JUST SEND THAT STRESS IN THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION. THE BUZZWORDS AT THIS SEMINAR-- HEALTH, WELLNESS RELAXATION, HARMONY-- THE KEYS TO RECHARGING YOUR BATTERIES, AND GETTING ON WITH LIFE.
CONNIE STEVENS HEALTH CHECK.))
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P-WYTHE-SCHOOLS


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=AFR
TAPE#597-11
GRAPHIC=race relations


The Superintendent of Wythe County Schools unveiled his plan last night to fight racism at George Wythe High School.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Wythe Co.;


Jim Vaught is sending some teachers to a "Dismantling Racism" workshop, along with some members of the Concerned Citizens Network.
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(( ))
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VO-NAT


Last month, several students were suspended for tying their drawstrings into nooses.
Last night, the citizen's group said it feared those suspensions would be overturned.
Eans added that his group is satisfied the administration does admit there IS a problem.
He says progress is being made in the right direction-- It's just that the progress is moving too slowly.
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E-Abed


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-14
GRAPHIC=NONE


An Salem arson suspect was arrested as he got off an International flight yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Herndon;


(Ah-mahd Thee-ahb) Ahmad Thiab was taken into custody as he arrived at Dulles Airport in Northern Virginia- -at the end of a flight from London.
Thiab ( Thee-ahb) is a joint Canadian- Iraqi citizen.
SUPER=03-Salem/April 2, 1994


Three years ago the nightclub he co-owned in Salem burned to the ground.
A federal indictment returned last week in Roanoke charges that (Thee-ahb) Thiab hired five members of the Abed "crime family" to torch the place.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=Abed


JOE Abed's lawyer filed a motion yesterday demanding that the indictment be dismissed, citing appearances by federal prosecutors on Channel 7.
If it's not dismissed, Attorney Jack Kennett says U-S Attorney Bob Crouch and his assistant Tom Bondurant should be taken off the case.

2-Danville-Fire


ANCHOR=Mel
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-17
GRAPHIC=fire


One of Danville's newest restaurants went up in flames this morning.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


The "Shanghai Express" on Old Riverside Drive apparently caught fire sometime around three this morning.
When fire fighters got there the roof over the back part of the building had already collapsed.
The Chinese restaurant had only been open a short time, but fire fighters say there was little hope of saving the business.
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((B. G. LEWIS/DANVILLE FIRE CHIEF: ))
SUPER=01-B. G. Lewis/Danville Fire Chief; :00
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VO-NAT


The building used to house "Famous Recipe Chicken."
Fire fighters hope to determine the cause of the blaze sometime later today.
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E-Eagle-Rock


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spr
TAPE#97-5
GRAPHIC=NONE


V-DOT's annual public hearings in Salem turned out a crowd yesterday.
Eagle Rock residents were out in force.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


They turned out in support of their bridge... They say it's a life line for their town.
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co./February;


V-DOT originally decided to tear down the bridge.
But after residents opposed, it came up with a bridge-saving proposal-
Now the Botetourt County Board of Supervisors must approve it.
The plan calls for the county and state to split the cost of replacing the structure...
There's one catch though- Only a quarter of the state money is actually guaranteed.
The board must make a decision in the coming days.
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((ROBERT MARTINEZ/VIRGINIA TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY: WE'VE ASKED THE COUNTY TO GIVE US A RESPONSE BY MARCH 21ST. I'M HOPEFUL THAT WILL LEAD TO A SOLUTION FOR THIS VERY EMOTIONAL ISSUE. ))
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VO-NAT


The Eagle Rock vote is scheduled to take place Tuesday, during the Board of Supervisors regular meeting.
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4-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=NBA


In the N-B-A,
Reggie Miller scored 25 points as Indiana snapped a three-game skid by beating Atlanta 92-to-82.
For last night's scores, let's check the boards.
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