06:00-01

E-Confederate-Month

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-17
GRAPHIC=None


Virginia is celebrating Confederate history and heritage this month.
But two black civil rights groups say they're appalled.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Governor George Allen proclaimed the heritage month at the request of the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
His proclamation recalls the Confederate legacy as "a source of pride, honor, and respect for millions of Americans," but makes NO mention of slavery.
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SOT 13:36:44
IN Q=I think it

((SALIM KHALFANI/VA. NAACP: I THINK IT GOES ALONG WITH THE PATTERN THAT GOVERNOR ALLEN HAS EXCLUDED AFRICANS FROM HIS CABINET. HIS WIFE HAS A CAT CALLED BUCKWHEAT. I THINK THE ALLENS ARE VERY INSENSITIVE AND THIS BORDERS ON BEING JUST PLAIN RACIST.))
SOT 12:01:44 tape 3

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: PART OF OUR HISTORY--LOOK AT THE MONUMENTS. IN FRONT OF VIRTUALLY EVERY COURTHOUSE IN VIRGINIA, THERE'S A MEANING FOR IT, AND FOR THOSE WHO DON'T WANT TO CELEBRATE THE MONTH, I'M NOT GONNA COMPEL ANYONE TO DO SO. BUT THERE ARE MANY PEOPLE WHO THINK WE OUGHT TO COMMEMORATE OUR HISTORY AND I'M ONE OF THEM.))
SUPER=01-Salim Khalfani/Virginia NAACP; :00
SUPER=@Allen; :15
RUNS=:29
OUT Q=one of them.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=none


The N-double-A-C-P and Southern Christian Leadership Conference are demanding an apology from Allen for what they call a "slap in the face."

E-Abbott-Letter


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-21
GRAPHIC=Abbott


The man accused of heading up an organized crime family in Roanoke, says it's simply not true.
Joe Abbott says he's no Godfather and there is no crime family.
In a letter from the city jail, the racketeering suspect says there can NOT be a crime family when he's not even on speaking terms with MEMBERS of the family.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


Abbott changed his name from Abed to Abbott while in the Army.
The Government says Abbott heads the Abed crime family.
Abbott says there's "No such a thing."
In his two-page letter, Abbott says his brother, Abed Jamil Jalil, has worked for Fairfax County for 23 years.
He says he and his brother have not been on "talkative terms" for years. He says the same goes for his son, (Ree-odd) Rayed, and the two nephews who're charged along with him.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=hold


He says his son and nephews were not even allowed in the Pancake House he used to run. And he says he can prove that.

2-Orchards


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spr
TAPE#net (edit of 597-18 and 97-22)
GRAPHIC=NONE


Our area did NOT reach any RECORD low temperatures last night, but that won't keep fruit growers from worrying about their crops this morning.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


The temperature dipped below freezing last night, into the 20s and low 30s.
This could spell serious trouble for growers.
At Ikenberry Orchards they fired up the wind machine last night in an attempt to keep the cold temperatures from doing irreparable damage.
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SOT 4:44:20
IN Q=It will

((MARK IKENBERRY/IKENBERRY ORCHARDS: IT WILL PULL THE WARM AIR DOWN, BLOW IT AROUND AND CIRCULATE ABOUT A 5 ACRE BLOCK. ))
SUPER=01-Mark Ikenberry/Ikenberry Orchards;
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=5 acre block
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VO-NAT


Many apple and peach trees are in full bloom... meaning the fruit could suffer irreversible damage, but farmers did all they could.
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SOT 4:45:44
IN Q=Basically

((MARK IKENBERRY/IKENBERRY ORCHARDS: BASICALLY WAIT UNTIL IT WARMS UP A LITTLE BIT. YOU CAN GET OUT LOOK AND SEE HOW BAD THE PEDALS ARE BURNT ON THE BLOOMING TREES. PEACHES-- THEY HAVE REAL SMALL PEACHES ON THEM RIGHT NOW. IF YOU TAKE A POCKET KNIFE AND CUT INTO THEM. IF THEY'RE BROWN IN THE CENTER, THEY'LL BE DEAD. ))
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=they'll be dead
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VO-NAT


Mark Ikenberry says it's been more than a decade since an entire apple crop was lost.
But, he says, it only takes one cold night to suffer major fruit loss.
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MW-FLOODING


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=flooding


Residents in Fargo, North Dakota are busy with flood preparations this morning.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Fargo, ND;


A new forecast has the swollen Red River cresting more than a foot higher than expected.
The National Weather Service now expects the river to crest late today or early tomorrow at 39 and a-half feet.
Flood stage at Fargo is 17 feet.
Federal Emergency Management Agency Director James Lee Witt is scheduled to
inspect the flooded Red River Valley in the Dakotas and Minnesota today.
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E-College-Paper


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-13
GRAPHIC=NONE


Students and administrators are battling over over First Amendment rights on the campus of Lynchburg College.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


The "Critograph" student newspaper recently ran two stories on a campus security guard who was caught stealing credit cards from the student mail.
At a public forum yesterday, newspaper staff members found themselves defending how they reported the story.
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SOT 7:06:19
IN Q=We all put

((PETE GILLESPIE/CRITOGRAPH REPORTER: WE ALL PUT TOGETHER A PAPER.. YOU COULD USE.))
SUPER=01-Pete Gillespie/Critograph Reporter; :00
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=you could use.
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VO-NAT


College president Dr. Charles Warren says school administrators have "not" tried to censor the paper, or threaten to withdraw its funding because it published the story.
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E-Rail-Merger


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-7
GRAPHIC=Rail Merger


After months of haggling Norfolk Southern and cross-state rival C-S-X rolled out their plans to divide Philadelphia based Conrail.
This will cost N-S six-billion dollars, and C-S-X four-billion.
But Len Besthoff reports many believe the benefits outweigh the cost.
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SOT
IN Q=The joint takeover
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=01-Bill Bales/Norfolk Southern; :13
SUPER=01-Jay Brenner/Cycle Systems; :47
SUPER=@Len2; :55
SUPER=01-Becky Wade/NS Marketing Employee; :1:07
RUNS=1:22
OUT Q=LB, News-7.

((
The joint takeover calls for a 60-40 split of Conrail, with Norfolk Southern getting the lion's share.
Still one of the region's largest employers believes federal regulators will give this the thumbs up.
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SOT TAPE TWO 14:34:35
IN Q=We have

((BILL BALES/NS SENIOR VP-INTERNATIONAL: WE HAVE, WE BELIEVE, ELIMINATED MOST OF THE MAJOR OPPOSITION TO THIS PLAN AND WE THINK THAT THE OVERALL PLAN WILL OFFER A TREMENDOUS OPPORTUNITY FOR COMPETITIVE BALANCE IN THE EAST THAT HAS NOT EXISTED FOR MANY YEARS.))
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=many years.


N-S will get access to a number of cities in the eastern U-S, including Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, and New York.
N-S customers such as Cycle Systems Incorporated believe the new routes have at least THE POTENTIAL of increasing its scrap metal sales up north.
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SOT 14:02:57 tape one
IN Q=So is this

((So is this something the company's looking at with a lot of anticipation? JAY BRENNER/CYCLE SYSTEMS INC.: WELL, YEAH...IT DEPENDS, A LOT DEPENDS ON THE FREIGHT RATE STRUCTURE, YOU KNOW, THAT'S SET INTO PLACE. ))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=into place.


N-S also stands to get a number of Conrail's operations, some similar to ones already employing several thousand people in the Roanoke Valley.
The railroad has said this shouldn't have any job impact, and workers here don't appear very worried.
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SOT TAPE ONE 12:21:43
IN Q=We're

((BECKY WADE/NS EMPLOYEE: WE'RE LOOKING AT IT OPTIMISTIC AND THAT'S HOW WE WANNA LOOK AT IT. WE THINK EVERYTHING'LL BE FINE.))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=be fine.


C-S-X comes out of this deal with a lot of track too, in key markets including St. Louis, Cleveland, Boston, and New York.
Len Besthoff, News-7.))

E-Allen-Execution


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-20
GRAPHIC=Allen


Governor Allen is NOT remaining quiet about the Supreme Court's Tuesday night decision to postpone the death penalty for a convicted murderer.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


The Governor is telling the U-S Supreme Court in NO uncertain terms Amherst County killer Doug Buchanan deserves to die.
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SOT 11:48:36
IN Q=He killed

((HE KILLED MORE THAN JUST HIS FATHER... COME HOME FROM SCHOOL.))
SUPER=@Allen;
RUNS=:30
OUT Q=from school.
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VO-NAT


The high court halted Buchanan's execution Tuesday to decide if it would hear his appeal.
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SOT 11:51:29
IN Q=

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: I THINK IN THIS PARTICULAR SITUATION IT IS HELPFUL FOR THE U.S. SUPREME COURT TO KNOW BEFORE THEY'VE DECIDED WHAT MY DECISION IS, BECAUSE THEY HAVE IN THEIR MINDS "WELL THE GOVERNOR'S STILL--BRING THIS UP TO THE GOVERNOR." YEAH, WE DON'T NEED THEM TO SAY THE GOVERNOR'S GONNA HAVE A WHOLE NEW TRIAL ON THIS OR LET THAT EVEN BE THOUGHT OF.))
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=thought of.
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=us supreme court


It may be weeks before we know if the court will take up the appeal.

E-Marley


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=New Jobs


New jobs will soon be coming to Smyth County.
Marley Mouldings is investing 10 MILLION dollars to expand its operations in the county.
The expansion should create up to 96 new jobs at the plant.
Governor George Allen approved a 100 thousand dollar grant from his Opportunity Fund to assist the project.
Allen says the expansion is a strong vote of confidence in Southwest Virginia's quality workforce.
Marley makes window and picture frame mouldings.

FLOODING


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=flooding


Flooding continues throughout much of the upper midwest this morning.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Fargo, ND;


In Fargo, North Dakota, the Red River is expected to crest twenty-two and a half feet above flood stage either late today or early tomorrow.
SUPER=03-St. Peter, MN;


Across the state line in Minneosta, some people were able to return to their homes yesterday to assess the damage.
But tragedy struck when a pregnant woman and her young daughter died of exposure trying to reach safety after surviving a plunge into a flooded river.
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MISSING-PLANE


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


The best hope yet came yesterday in the search for a military jet missing near Vail, Colorado.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Eagle Co., CO;


The search appears to have narrowed to a specific one square mile area near New York Mountain.
The jet and pilot have been missing for nearly a week.
The A-Ten Thunderbolt attack jet left an Arizona Air Force Base last Wednesday on a training mission.
It was carrying four bombs.
Indications are the plane was nearly 800 miles off course.
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WIPE/WIPE/WIPE

F-22


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=mornin'
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=wipe/wipe/wipe
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Marietta, GA;


Meantime in Marietta, Georgia yesterday, the Air Force rolled-out its stealth fighter for the twenty- first century.
The f-22 is capable of cruising at one-thousand miles per hour.
But the high technology comes with a high price tag, the Air Force wants 438 new fighters at an estimated cost of 70- billion dollars.
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P-Abbott-Letter


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-21 net-d
GRAPHIC=Joe Abbott


Joe Abbott denies the existence of the Palestinian crime family the government says he heads.
In a letter from the city jail, the 53- year- old Lebanese immigrant says there can NOT be a crime family when he's not even on speaking terms with members of the family.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


A naturalized U-S citizen, he changed his name from Abed to Abbott while in the Army.
He was indicted a month ago for racketeering.
"No such thing," Abbott says in his two-page letter.
He points out that his brother, Abed Jamil Jalil has worked for Fairfax County for 23 years.
He says he and his brother have not been on "talkative terms" for years. He says the same goes for his son, Rayed, and the two nephews who're charged along with him.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=hold


He says his son and nephews were not even allowed in the Pancake House he used to run. And he says he can prove that.

Orchards


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spr
TAPE#net (edit of 597-18 and 97-22)
GRAPHIC=NONE


Area fruit growers will be taking a close look at their crops this morning.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


The temperature dipped below freezing last night, into the low 30s and 20s.
This could spell serious trouble for growers.
At Ikenberry Orchards they fired up the wind machine last night in an attempt to keep the cold temperatures from doing irreparable damage.
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SOT 4:44:20
IN Q=It will

((MARK IKENBERRY/IKENBERRY ORCHARDS: IT WILL PULL THE WARM AIR DOWN, BLOW IT AROUND AND CIRCULATE ABOUT A 5 ACRE BLOCK. ))
SUPER=01-Mark Ikenberry/Ikenberry Orchards;
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=5 acre block
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VO-NAT


Many apple and peach trees are in full bloom... meaning the fruit could suffer irreversible damage, but farmers did all they could.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 4:45:44
IN Q=Basically

((MARK IKENBERRY/IKENBERRY ORCHARDS: BASICALLY WAIT UNTIL IT WARMS UP A LITTLE BIT. YOU CAN GET OUT LOOK AND SEE HOW BAD THE PEDALS ARE BURNT ON THE BLOOMING TREES. PEACHES-- THEY HAVE REAL SMALL PEACHES ON THEM RIGHT NOW. IF YOU TAKE A POCKET KNIFE AND CUT INTO THEM. IF THEY'RE BROWN IN THE CENTER, THEY'LL BE DEAD. ))
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=they'll be dead
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VO-NAT


Mark Ikenberry says it's been more than a decade since an entire apple crop was lost.
But, he says, it only takes one cold night to suffer major fruit loss.
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P-Route-220


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=eea
TAPE#597-09
GRAPHIC=highway improvements


If you're traveling on Route 220 into Roanoke, expect delays..
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Yesterday afternoon, workers closed one lane, about a mile north of the Franklin County line.
Today, the Virginia Department of Transportation plans to monitor the traffic flow, then decide where to place a more permanent concrete barrier.
The lane is closed so construction crews can work on a drainage system along side the road.
V-DOT expects the project to be complete by May 23rd.
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P-Confederate-Month


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597=12
SS=none


The N-Double-A-C-P is critical of the Governor Allen's decision to celebrate Confederate History month.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


The Governor's proclamation praises the Confederate States of America for its "four year struggle for independence and sovereign rights."
It makes NO mention of slavery.
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SOT 13:36:56
IN Q=This borders

((SALIM KHALFANI/VA. NAACP: THIS BORDERS ON BEING JUST PLAIN RACIST. WE'RE GONNA ASK THAT HE REVOKE IT OR APOLOGIZE OR DO SOMETHING BECAUSE WE'RE DISGUSTED WITH WHAT WE'VE SEEN IN THAT PROCLAMATION.))
SOT 12:01:34

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: FOR PEOPLE TO SELECTIVELY EXCLUDE CERTAIN PARTS OF OUR HISTORY FROM ANY RECOGNITION OR REMEMBRANCE TO ME IS POOR HISTORY.))
SUPER=01-Salim Khalfani/Virginia NAACP;
SUPER=@Allen; :10
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=poor history.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=none


The state N-double-A-C-P says it may protest at the Governor's mansion if Allen does NOT issue an apology.

p-rail-merger


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=amo
TAPE#597-14
GRAPHIC=Rail merger


It appears Norfolk Southern is on the right track in its deal with C-S-X to divy up Conrail.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape;


N-S will pay six- billion- dollars for 60- percent of the routes.
C-S-X will spend four- billion for the rest.
N-S believes the agreement worked out well...considering it wasn't even part of the original merger plan C-S-X and Conrail had last fall.
But this deal has one big hurdle: federal regulators.
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SOT TAPE TWO 14:35:23
IN Q=If we

((BILL BALES/NORFOLK SOUTHERN: ))
SUPER=01-Bill Bales/Norfolk Southern;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=quarter of 1998.
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VO-NAT


N-S customers such as Cycle Systems, which sells scrap metal, provide good examples of how carving up Conrail creates new business opportunities.
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SOT 14:03:51 tape one
IN Q=There's a lot of new

((JAY BRENNER/CYCLE SYSTEMS INC.: THERE'S A LOT OF NEW STEEL MILLS LIKE BAR TECH UP IN PENNSYLVANIA IT OPENS UP AND THE BETHLEHEM'S, AND THE PITTSBURGH AREA.))
SUPER=01-Jay Brenner/Cycle Systems;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=Pittsburgh area.
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VO-NAT


Conrail has enjoyed a monopoly in the Northeast for two decades.
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P-Beyer


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-08
GRAPHIC=beyer


One of the men campaigning to be Virginia's next governor calls a "no tax pledge" a gimmick.
But Don Beyer did emphasize he does NOT plan on a tax hike if he's elected.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


The Democratic candidate for governor in fact says he'd like to eliminate the corporate tax on Virginia's smallest businesses.
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SOT TAPE 1 09:28:06
IN Q=91-percent

((91-PERCENT OF VIRGINIA'S CORPORATIONS MAKE LESS THAN 50- THOUSAND DOLLARS NET. THAT'S 131- THOUSAND SMALL COMPANIES ACROSS THE STATE.))
SUPER=@Beyer1;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=the state.
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VO-NAT


On Monday, Beyer said he'd also finally repeal the sales tax on over-the-counter drugs.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT tape 3 11:43:42
IN Q=But I do

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: BUT I DO FIND IT INTERESTING THAT NOW IN A WAY OF TRYING TO GAIN SOME POLITICAL FOOTING HE SAYS HE'S FOR THESE THINGS. WHERE WAS HE IN 1995 WHEN WE CERTAINLY HAD A MAJOR BATTLE ON THE REDUCTION OF TAXES?))
SUPER=@Allen;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=of taxes.
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VO-NAT


But Beyer says he has a record of pushing for and winning tax reform for businesses.
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SOT 09:33:10 TAPE 1
IN Q=So this is

((LT. GOV. DON BEYER/D-CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: SO THIS IS A PART OF EIGHT YEARS OF LEADERSHIP, NOT TO DO CATACLYSMIC, DRAMATIC TAX CUTS, BUT TO DO THE SMALL TARGETED CUTS THAT I THINK CAN SERVE A DEFINITE AND DEFINED PUBLIC PURPOSE.))
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=public purpose.
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VO-NAT


Republican candidate Jim Gilmore said through a spokesman yesterday he will NOT raise taxes, either.
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Attorney-General


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=va state seal


Governor Allen is leaning toward former federal prosecutor Richard Cullen to replace Attorney General Jim Gilmore.
That's according to a report published today by a Richmond newspaper.
Gilmore plans to resign June 11th to run full-time for governor.
A caretaker attorney general will be chosen by Allen to serve the remainder of Gilmore's term, which ends next January.
Aides to Allen and Gilmore said Cullen is well qualified.
But Allen press secretary Ken Stroupe said Allen has NOT decided on Gilmore's successor.

P-Roanoke-Registrar


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#97-19 from 95-84
GRAPHIC=NONE


Roanoke's voter registrar, Shelva Painter, is retiring.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape;


She'll leave at the end of the month, after serving three years.
The city Electoral Board has not yet picked her replacement.
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E-Trebuchet


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-15
GRAPHIC=VMI


Modern soldiers learned the values of medieval weapons yesterday in Lexington.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.;


Cadets from Virginia Military Institute, their professors, and a group of experts on timber frame construction have been working since Saturday on a
(TREB-yoo-shay) trebuchet.


The medieval machine is a cousin of the catapult, capable of launching a large rock a few hundred yards.
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SOT
IN Q=It's taken a lot of time

((JEFF MATTHEW/VMI CADET: IT'S TAKEN A LOT OF TIME AND A LOT OF EFFORT JUST STICKING WITH IT, A LOT OF PLANNING AND A LOT OF HARD WORK.)) ((GRIGG MULLEN/VMI ENGINEERING PROFESSOR: WITH A LITTLE BIT OF DIRECTION FROM SOME FOLKS WHO REALLY KNEW WHAT WAS GOING ON, WE HAD 80 PLUS PEOPLE WORKING THEIR HEART OUT FOR THE LAST FOUR DAYS AND YOU SAW WHAT HAPPENED. IT WORKED.))
SUPER=01-Jeff Matthew/VMI Cadet; :00
SUPER=01-Grigg Mullen/VMI Engineering Professor; :09
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=it worked.
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VO-NAT


Accomplished with help from the Timber Framers Guild of North America, the project brought builders from Canada and New England.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


Construction of the Trebuchet required eight thousand dollars in materials, and many times that amount in volunteer labor.

4-Scores


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


In baseball action last night,
Bobby Higginson hit his first grand slam to help Detroit defeat Minnesota

10-to-5.
For last night's scores, let's check the boards.
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