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7Balcony-Collapse


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=mel
TAPE#=97-29
GRAPHIC=none


Structural damage appears to have been the cause of yesterday's deadly balconly collaspe at the University of Virginia.
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SUPER=03-Charlottesville;


A woman was killed and 18 others injured when a second-floor balcony collapsed just before graduation ceremonies.
People on the balcony were trying to get a good view of the ceremony, when one of the supports gave way.
None of the injured was a graduate, and the ceremony went on as scheduled.
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((20:03:38 BRIAN EVERITT/WITNESS; ALL OF A SUDDEN WE HEAR THIS RUMBLING AND I LOOKED OVER HERE AND ALL OF A SUDDEN YOU COULD SEE TWO PARTS OF THE PAVILION, THE ONE PART STARTING TO CAVE IN AND JUST COLLAPSED TO THE GROUND. 20:03:07 RICH COLLINS/UVA PROFESSOR; I WAS JUST AT THE POINT OF COMING UNDER THE ROOF THAT COLLAPSED WHEN IT COLLAPSED, AND SOMETHING HIT ME ON THE WAY DOWN AND INJURED MY EYE AND MY CHEEK. ))
SUPER=01-Brian Everitt/Witness;
SUPER=01-Rich Collins/UVa Professor; :11
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=and my cheek
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VO-NAT


UVA officials say the balcony was NOT overloaded.
The estimate between 4 and 10 people were on it when it fell.
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7E-John-Brown


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=abr
TAPE#=97-19
GRAPHIC=Brown, John


In Bristol, a former state delegate who was accused of molesting a teenage boy, was shot yesterday in front of his house.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape;


According to police, two masked men poured gasoline on the front yard of John C. Brown early yesterday morning and and set it on fire.
When Brown stepped outside to investigate, one of the men apparently pulled a gun and shot twice.
Brown is in fair condition in Bristol Regional Medical Center with a gunshot wound in his left shoulder. Brown was accused of molesting the teenage boy last year.
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7E-Boty-Folo


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=abr
TAPE#97-18
GRAPHIC=Accident


An investigation is underway into the cause of a car accident that sent six people to the hospital over the weekend in Botetourt County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co./Saturday Night;


Worrell M. Delaney of Roanoke apparently ran a red light then struck another car traveling along alternate route 2-20.
According to police beer bottles thrown from the truck were found at the scene. Officials believe drunk-driving may have been a factor in the accident.
Another passenger in the truck and four people in the car suffered minor injuries.
Police are still investigating the accident and charges are pending against the driver of the truck.
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7Mine-Fatality


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=none


A fatal accident at a Tazewell County coal mine--
One man died and another was injured in a massive roof fall at the mine.
Authorities say the death was the first mining fatality in Virginia this year.
The roof fall, one of the most common types of mining accidents, was reported in the Solus Coal Number one mine in the Middle Creek section of Cedar Bluff Thursday.
Thirty-five- year- old Thomas Layne Kinder of Cedar Bluff was trapped by an initial roof collapse and probably died after a second fall.
Another miner, was rescued after the first roof fall.

7E-Emergency-Medical


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-37
GRAPHIC=NONE


This week workers with Emergency Services agencies are being honored throughout the nation.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Officials at To the Rescue, the E-M-S museum in Tanglewood Mall, say this is the time to commend all the men and women who make a difference in the lives of many.
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((ANDREE BROOKS/TO THE RESCUE EXEC. DIRECTOR: IT'S SUCH A VALUABLE SERVICE. SOME OF THE METROPOLITAN AREAS HAVE CAREER PEOPLE WHO DO THIS SERVICE BUT IN RURAL AREAS THEY WOULDN'T HAVE LIFE-SAVERS AT ALL IF IT WASN'T FOR VOLUNTEERS.))
SUPER=01-Andree Brooks/"To The Rescue" Exec. Dir.;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=WASN'T FOR VOLUNTEERS
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./File Tape;


ROANOKE residents started the first VOLUNTEER rescue squad in the NATION in 19-28.
Salem soon followed suit, then the trend spread to the rest of the nation.
E-M-S Week ends Saturday with a memorial service for those who died in the line of duty.
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7weather


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cut-in
WRITER=kmc
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Turning to the Monday outlook--
Mostly sunny and very hot today.
High temperatures soaring into the upper 80s to near 90.
Partly cloudy tonight, with showers developing late.
Lows in the mid 60s.
Some morning showers tomorrow, then turning partly sunny.
Highs in the mid 70s.
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7BIRTHDAYS! 5/20/97

SUPER=130-10/Traci Wurzburger/Willis;



SUPER=130-7/Michelle Edwards/Roanoke;



(Anniversary)
SUPER=130-9th/Jack & Cindy Ray/Vinton;



(Anniversary)
SUPER=130-47th/Cecil & Dorothy Draper/Martinsville;



(Anniversary)
SUPER=130-2nd/Jonathan & Amy Jackson/Vinton;



(Father & Daughter Share Same Birthday)
SUPER=130-38/John Croy/Christiansburg;



SUPER=130-1/Kayla Croy/Christiansburg;




SUPER=130-1/Collin Chitwood/Rocky Mount;



SUPER=130-94/Evelyn Dowdy/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-2/Jasmaine Newby/Danville;


No Pictures:

SUPER=130-55/Raplh Poff/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-23/Charlisa Moore/Bassett;



SUPER=130-/Carleen Wingfield/Lynchburg;



SUPER=130-/Sandra Harris/Amherst;



SUPER=130-/Elsie Mays/Amherst;



SUPER=130-/Bradie Gibson/Madison Heights;



SUPER=130-/Cecil Wilmer/North Carolina;



SUPER=130-/Rosa Beard/Lynchburg;



SUPER=130-29/Kevin Williams/Christiansburg;



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55uva-Balcony


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=mel
TAPE#=97-29
GRAPHIC=none


University of Virginia officials continue their investigation into what caused yesterday's deadly accident.
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Vo-NAT
SUPER=03-Charlottesville;


A second-floor balcony collapsed fifteen minutes before graduation ceremonies yesterday on the University's central lawn.
One person was killed and 18 others injured.
None of the injured was a graduate, and the ceremony went on as scheduled.
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((20:03:38 BRIAN EVERITT/WITNESS; ALL OF A SUDDEN WE HEAR THIS RUMBLING AND I LOOKED OVER HERE AND ALL OF A SUDDEN YOU COULD SEE TWO PARTS OF THE PAVILION, THE ONE PART STARTING TO CAVE IN AND JUST COLLAPSED TO THE GROUND. 20:03:07 RICH COLLINS/UVA PROFESSOR; I WAS JUST AT THE POINT OF COMING UNDER THE ROOF THAT COLLAPSED WHEN IT COLLAPSED, AND SOMETHING HIT ME ON THE WAY DOWN AND INJURED MY EYE AND MY CHEEK. ))
SUPER=01-Brian Everitt/Witness;
SUPER=01-Rich Collins/UVa Professor; :11
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=and my cheek
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VO-NAT


Those on the balcony fell about 15 feet onto a brick walkway. Many of the injured had been standing on the walkway beneath the balcony.
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55E-John-Brown


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=abr
TAPE#=97-19
GRAPHIC=Brown, John


A former state delegate who was accused of molesting a teenage boy was gunned down yesterday in front of his house.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape;

According to police, two masked men poured gasoline on the front yard of John C. Brown early yesterday morning and and set it on fire.
When Brown stepped outside to investigate, one of the men apparently pulled a gun and shot twice.
Brown is in fair condition in Bristol Regional Medical Center with a
gunshot wound in his left shoulder. (----------------)



55E-Boty-Folo


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=abr
TAPE#97-18
GRAPHIC=Accident


Police are still investigating whether alcohol was a factor in a weekend car accident that sent six people to the hospital.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co./Saturday Night;


Saturday night, Worrell M. Delaney of Roanoke apparently ran a red light then struck another car traveling along alternate route 2-20.
According to police beer bottles thrown from the truck were found at the scene.
Officials believe drunk-driving may have contributed to the crash.
Another passenger in the truck and four people in the car suffered minor injuries.
Police say charges are pending against the driver of the truck.
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55weather


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cut-in
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#
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Time now to take a look at the very warm forecast--
Mostly sunny skies today, with daytime temperatures climbing into the upper 80s.
Tonight looks partly cloudy, with rain developing later on.
Lows in the mid 60s.
Showers early tomorrow, then partly sunny.
Highs in the mid 70s.
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8Balcony-Collapse


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=mel
TAPE#=97-29
GRAPHIC=none


A deadly balcony collapse made for a bittersweet graduation day for University of Virginia students.
Officials say structural damage was to blame for yesterday's collapse.
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SUPER=03-Charlottesville;


A woman was killed and 18 others injured when a second-floor balcony collapsed just before graduation ceremonies.
People on the balcony were trying to get a good view of the ceremony, when one of the supports gave way.
None of the injured was a graduate, and the ceremony went on as scheduled.
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((20:03:38 BRIAN EVERITT/WITNESS; ALL OF A SUDDEN WE HEAR THIS RUMBLING AND I LOOKED OVER HERE AND ALL OF A SUDDEN YOU COULD SEE TWO PARTS OF THE PAVILION, THE ONE PART STARTING TO CAVE IN AND JUST COLLAPSED TO THE GROUND. 20:03:07 RICH COLLINS/UVA PROFESSOR; I WAS JUST AT THE POINT OF COMING UNDER THE ROOF THAT COLLAPSED WHEN IT COLLAPSED, AND SOMETHING HIT ME ON THE WAY DOWN AND INJURED MY EYE AND MY CHEEK. ))
SUPER=01-Brian Everitt/Witness;
SUPER=01-Rich Collins/UVa Professor; :11
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=and my cheek
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VO-NAT


UVA officials say the balcony was NOT overloaded.
The estimate between 4 and 10 people were on it when it fell.
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8E-John-Brown


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=abr
TAPE#=97-19
GRAPHIC=Brown, John


Police in Bristol are looking for two masked men who shot a former state delagate early yesterday morning on his front lawn.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape;


According to police, the suspects poured gasoline on John Brown's yard and set it on fire at about 5:30.
When Brown stepped outside to investigate, one of the men apparently opened fire.
Brown is in fair condition in Bristol Regional Medical Center with a gunshot wound in his left shoulder. Last year, Brown was accused of molesting a teenage boy.
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8E-Abduction


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=97-30
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


The person responsible for killing two sisters from Spotsylvania county will likely kill again.
That's the opinion of a retired F-B-I agent who's worked dozens of child abduction cases.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;

use file tape from 97-26, Missing-Girls; & 597-18, 5-Missing-Girls;
Clinton Van Zandt -- a Spotsylvania resident who started a private security firm after retiring from the F-B-I -- spoke at a small community meeting held Saturday at the high school where 15- year- old Kristin Lisk was a student.
Kristin and her 12- year- old sister Kati were taken from their home earlier this month. Their bodies were found 40 miles from home.
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8E-Boty-Folo


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=abr
TAPE#97-18
GRAPHIC=Accident


Authorities are investigating whether alcohol played a role in a car accident that sent six people to the hospital Saturday night.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co./Saturday Night;


Worrell M. Delaney of Roanoke apparently ran a red light then struck another car traveling along alternate route 2-20.
According to police beer bottles thrown from the truck were found at the scene. Officials believe drunk-driving may have been a factor in the accident.
Another passenger in the truck and four people in the car suffered minor injuries.
Police are still investigating the accident and charges are pending against the driver of the truck.
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8E-Emergency-Medical


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-37
GRAPHIC=NONE


A pat on the back this week for those people who endanger their own lives to save others.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Nationally, this is E-M-S Week.
Officials at To the Rescue, the E-M-S museum in Tanglewood Mall, say this is the time to commend all the men and women who make a difference in the lives of many.
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SOT 13:55:26
IN Q=IT'S SUCH A

((ANDREE BROOKS/TO THE RESCUE EXEC. DIRECTOR: IT'S SUCH A VALUABLE SERVICE. SOME OF THE METROPOLITAN AREAS HAVE CAREER PEOPLE WHO DO THIS SERVICE BUT IN RURAL AREAS THEY WOULDN'T HAVE LIFE-SAVERS AT ALL IF IT WASN'T FOR VOLUNTEERS.))
SUPER=01-Andree Brooks/"To The Rescue" Exec. Dir.;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=WASN'T FOR VOLUNTEERS
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./File Tape;


Roanoke residents started the first volunteer rescue squad in the nation in 19-28.
Salem soon followed suit, then the trend spread to the rest of the nation.
E-M-S Week ends Saturday with a memorial service for those who died in the line of duty.
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8weather


ANCHOR=Melanie
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WRITER=kmc
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Checking the forecast--
Mostly sunny on this Monday, with hot high temperatures nearing 90.
Partly cloudy tonight, with some showers on the way.
Lows in the mid 60s.
A few morning showers tomorrow, followed by partly cloudy skies.
Highs in the mid 70s.
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