06:00-01

P-Appomattox-Murder

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#597-15
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


The two teenagers police say shot and killed a Lynchburg woman earlier this month are back in Virginia.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Appomattox;


18-year old Brandon Wayne Hedrick of Campbell County is charged with capital murder in the death of 23-year old Lisa Yvonne Crider.
Another 18-year old, Trevor Anthony Jones of Lynchburg, faces a murder charge.
Police say information they received last week helped them identify Hedrick and Jones as suspects in Crider's murder.
The two were picked up Saturday afternoon in Lincoln, Nebraska, where Jones traveled to see a family member.
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SOT 6:50:24
IN Q=There was a

((WILSON STAPLES/APPOMATTOX CO. SHERIFF: THERE WAS A SEARCH WARRANT.. ..FROM LINCOLN, NEBRASKA.))
SUPER=01-Wilson Staples/Appomattox Co. Sheriff; :00
RUNS=:24
OUT Q=from Lincoln, Nebraska.
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VO-NAT


Hedrick and Jones waived extradition from Nebraska.
They'll make their first court appearance in Appomattox later this morning.
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p-wood


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tha
TAPE#597-19
GRAPHIC=None


The biggest names in racing were among those gathered in Stuart last night to mourn the loss of Betty Mae Wood.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Rowan Co., NC/WBTV;


The 64-year old wife of NASCAR team owner, Leonard Wood, died in a car crash Saturday night.
The Woods were on their way home from the Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Leonard Wood co-owns the Citgo car driven by Michael Waltrip.
SUPER=03-Stuart/Last Night;


Kyle Petty, Dale Jarratt, and Geoff Bodine were among the hundreds who turned out last night in Stuart.
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SOT
IN Q=Auto racing

((GEOFF BODINE/QVC FORD DRIVER:AUTO RACING AND NASCAR RACING WE'RE ALL A BIG FAMILY. THE COMPETITORS ARE, THE MECHANICS, THE FAMILIES THERE, THE WIVES, THE KIDS AND SO YOU KNOW, WE RESPECT LEONARD WOOD, HE IS ONE OF MY ALL TIME HEROES, IN THIS BUSINESS. ))
SUPER=01-Geoff Bodine/QVC Ford Driver
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=in this business.
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VO-NAT


Following the accident Leonard Wood was treated and released, but his daughter and granddaughter are still hospitalized.
Funeral services for Betty Mae Wood are this afternoon.
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Bomber-Pilot


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=None


Lieutenant Kelly Flinn's attorney is crediting the media for a delay in his client's court-martial.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


The Air Force is delaying the proceedings until the Air Force secretary considers Flinn's request for an honorable discharge in lieu of the court-martial.
Kelly Flinn faces adultery and disobedience charges stemming from her affair with a married man and her subsequent denial of it.
In submitting her request Flinn is hoping she can avoid an embarassing court martial and the Air Force can avoid an embarrassing trial.
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SOT
IN Q=The Air Force

(( FRANK SPINNER/ FLINN'S ATTORNEY: THE AIR FORCE HAS BUT ITSELF IN A BOX. IT'S A COURT MARTIAL BOX. WE WANT THEM TO GET OUT OF THE BOX AND INTO THE REST WORLD))
SUPER=01-Frank Spinner/Flinn's Attorney;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=into the rest of the world.
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VO-NAT


The Air Force says consideration of Flinn's resignation request could take several more days, if not weeks.
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OK-TRIAL


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Oklahoma Bombing Trial


The prosecution in the Oklahoma City bombing trial plans to wrap up its case today by reminding jurors of the horrors of the deadly blast.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Oklahoma City/April 19, 1995;


A survivor of the explosion is expected to take the stand for an emotional finale.
Yesterday McVeigh's attorneys went on the offensive, pointing to deficiencies in the F-B-I crime lab which detected bomb residue on the defendant's clothing.
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SOT
IN Q=Raise the question

4:05:09 ((RAISE THE QUESTION SO THAT.. MAYBE THERE'S ANOTHER SIDE TO THE STORY. ))
SUPER=01-John Walsh/CBS News Legal Consultant;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=to the story.
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VO-NAT


The defense is expected to begin its case tomorrow.
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E-Beyer-Quote


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-30
GRAPHIC=Don Beyer


Southwest Virginia's at the center of the latest spat in the Governor's race.
Don Beyer says "thousands" of homes in Southwest Virginia "need indoor plumbing and clean and dependable water supplies."
Jim Gilmore says that's an insult.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


Richmond area resident Gilmore says northern Virginian Beyer has a "derogatory" perception of southwest Virginians.
The Beyer campaign says Gilmore's being "shrill" and "not very constructive."
Beyer's plumbing comment came during a campaign stop in Russell County.
He spoke about water and sewer damage done by last year's flooding.
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TALENT=Melanie
SS=Don Beyer


Gilmore says the quote shows a trend.
In 1994, Beyer was quoted as saying southwest Virginians lack "the education, the self-esteem or the (hutz-ba) chutzpah" to start their own businesses.
A Beyer spokeswoman doesn't know if Beyer ever said that... but she says that's NOT how he feels about a region he's visited more than 100 times in eight years.

P-Burley-Tobacco


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-28
GRAPHIC=None


Anti-Smoking advocates may be hoping to cut the demand for tobacco in the U-S.
But worldwide, there are still not enough tobacco farmers to meet the demand.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond/File Tape;


So Philip Morris has thrown five million dollars into an effort to recruit and assist BURLEY tobacco farmers.
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SOT 02:13:16
IN Q=In burley

((AL GLASS/VA. FARM BUREAU FEDERATION: IN BURLEY THE LAST TWO YEARS YOU'VE HAD TWO SHORT CROPS, PRIMARILY DUE TO WET WEATHER AND A FUNGUS CALLED BLUE MOLD. ALSO, WE SEE A HIGH DEMAND FOR WHAT IS KNOWN AS THE AMERICAN BLEND CIGARETTE.))
SUPER=01-Al Glass/Va. Farm Bureau Federation;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=cigarette.
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VO-NAT


Internationally popular brands like Marlboro use that blend.
SUPER=03-Abingdon/File Tape;


Philip Morris has founded the Farm Income Improvement Foundation to help burley farmers "modernize" their operations.
In Virginia, burley farmers are expected to fall about 13 million pounds short of their allowed quota this year.
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P-Hanover-Direct


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#597-25
GRAPHIC=hanover direct


By the fall Hanover Direct expects to have 100 more employees on its payroll.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./File Tape;


But a lot of work must be done between now and then.
The New Jersey mail order company will make the Roanoke Valley its national distribution center.
It will consolidate the two facilities it owns here into its newer, Hollins Road operation.
The move will require about six- million- dollars worth of renovation work.
Once it's all completed, Hanover Direct will have the equivalent of 575 full- time workers in Roanoke County.
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E-Homework-Hotline


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=97-38
GRAPHIC=Education


This is crunch time for many students in the Roanoke Valley. A time when students cram for exams, write papers and worry about their final grades.
For those students who are sweating out their last few days, in many cases, help is a just phone call away.
Stacey Martin has more.
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SOT
IN Q=(RING) Good Afternoon
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=01-Sybil Taylor/Teacher; :22
RUNS=1:25
OUT Q=S. Martin, News 7
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use file tape: 95-76; 95-5
SOT 18.00.45 - 18.00.55
IN Q=(Ring) Good afternoon,

(( (RING) GOOD AFTERNOON. THANK YOU FOR CALLING THE BLUE RIDGE PUBLIC TELEVISION STATION TO REACH THE HOMEWORK HELPLINE PRESS 5.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=help line press 5


For many students, this recording means help is nearby. It's the homework helpline...an answering service that connects students to local teachers.
But, don't call up expecting easy answers.
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SOT 17.43.56 - 17.44.12
IN Q=I look at

((SYBIL TAYLOR/HIGHLAND PARK LEARNING CENTER TEACHER: I LOOK AT MYSELF AS THE FACILITATOR AND NOT JUST HERE'S THE ANSWER, BECAUSE WE WANT TO EMPOWER OUR CHILDREN AS LEARNERS. SO I WORK WITH THE CHILDREN TO HELP THEM TO GET THE PROCESS THEY NEED TO GO THROUGH TO ACHIEVE WHATEVER THE QUESTION MIGHT BE.))
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OUT Q= question might be


This is peak season for the helpline which has fielded about five thousand calls since it started-up four years ago.
Teachers help students from first to twelfth grade in subjects including social studies, science, and especially...
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SOT 17.44.21 - 17.44.33
IN Q=I particularly seem

((SYBIL TAYLOR/HIGHLAND PARK LEARNING CENTER TEACHER: I PARTICULARLY SEEM TO GET MORE CALLS IN MATH. AND, I APPRECIATE THE FACT THAT THEY'RE SEEKING HELP. THEY'RE NOT JUST, OH I CAN'T GET THIS SO I'M GIVING UP.))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=I'm giving up


Blue Ridge Public Television operates the help line.
And, teachers get paid a minimal fee for waiting by the phone.
Students can call in every weeknight except Fridays and get help, but time is running out. After June fifth the service goes on its summer break.
Stacey Martin, News 7.
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Southeast-Stories3


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-36
GRAPHIC=Southeast Stories


Coming up on News 7 at Six and Eleven-- the final installment of Southeast Stories: One Neighborhood's Struggle.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


There is no shortage of trouble in southeast Roanoke, but signs of positive change are also multiplying there.
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SOT tape #4 15:50:23
IN Q=I see some improvements

((PAT DILLARD/PRESBYTERIAN COMMUNITY CENTER: I SEE SOME IMPROVEMENTS GOING ON ACTUALLY FROM PREVIOUS YEARS, AND I'M VERY OPTIMISTIC ABOUT SOUTHEAST ACTUALLY.))
tape #1 09:51:15

((LACY EDWARDS/FORMER SOUTHEAST ROANOKE RESIDENT: SOUTHEAST BEING AN OLDER NEIGHBORHOOD, THERE ARE A LOT OF OLDER HOMES THERE AND WHAT I THINK'S HAPPENING NOW IS SOMEWHAT OF A METAMORPHOSIS.))
SUPER=01-Pat Dillard/Presbyterian Community Ctr.; :00
SUPER=01-Lacy Edwards/Former Southeast Resident; :11
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=could ever expect.
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take Southeast Promo Board-essC
Joe Dashiell wraps up Southeast Stories with a look to the future, and the hope that better days are ahead for a troubled neighborhood.
That's tonight on News 7 at Six and Eleven.
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E-Wood


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-33
GRAPHIC=None


Nascar racing is a sport where teams are competitors on the track and family off of it.
That was evident last night in Stuart where some of racing's biggest names turned out to pay their final respects to the wife of team co-owner, Leonard Wood.
Teresa Hamilton reports.
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SOT
IN Q=There wasn't
SUPER=03-Stuart; :00
SUPER=01-Ned Jarrett/NASCAR Commentator; :22
SUPER=@Teresa1; :36
SUPER=03-Rowan Co., NC/WBTV; :44
SUPER=01-Geoff Bodine/QVC Ford Driver; :56
SUPER=01-Jimmy Hensley/NASCAR Truck Series Driver; 1:03
RUNS=1:15
OUT Q=Hamilton, NEWS 7.

(( There wasn't enough parking, let alone seats, for everyone who gathered in memory of Betty Mae Wood.
The 64- year old wife and mother died in a car crash over the weekend.
Betty Mae was a familiar face around Stuart-- not to mention the racing circuit.
Her husband, Leonard co-owns one of Nascar's most successful race teams.
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SOT
IN Q=It's such

((NED JARRETT:IT'S SUCH A SAD SITUATION TO HAPPEN TO SUCH A GREAT FAMILY BECAUSE THEY, I THINK, MANY PEOPLE CONSIDER THEM TO BE THE FIRST FAMILY IN NASCAR RACING AND TO HAVE SOMETHING LIKE THIS TO HAPPEN TO THEM IT'S VERY VERY SAD. ))
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OUT Q=very, very sad.

Take SU
The Woods were on their way home from the Charlotte Motor Speedway Saturday night when a car crossed the median striking the family van head on. end su
Leonard Wood was treated and released-- but his daughter and granddaughter remain hospitalized.
For drivers, like Geoff Bodine, the tragedy is a grim reminder of the long hours they ALL spend on the road.
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SOT
IN Q=You know

((GEOFF BODINE/: YOU KNOW, WE ALL HOLD OUR BREATH EVERY WEEK, TO MAKE SURE AND JUST HOPE AND PRAY THAT EVERYONE GETS HOME SAFE AND UNFORTUNATELY THAT DIDN'T HAPPEN. ))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=didn't happen.
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SOT
IN Q=I guess

((JIMMY HENSLEY/:I GUESS A LOT OF US HAS BEEN REAL LUCKY OVER THE YEARS THAT SOMETHING LIKE THIS HASN'T TOUCHED HOME BEFORE NOW. ))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=before now.


Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at Moody Funeral home.
Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Stuart.))



E-Appomattox-Murder


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-21
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


Two teens charged with killing a Lynchburg woman are back in Appomattox County facing murder charges.
The 18 year olds were hauled in from
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Appomattox;


Nebraska on charges of killing Lisa Yvonne Crider.
The 23 year old woman was shot in the head-
SUPER=04-May 11;

her body found in the James River May eleventh.
Last weekend, authorities in Lincoln, Nebraska arrested Brandon Wayne Hedrick and Trevor Anthony Jones at a relative's home.
Appomattox authorities had told Nebraska police the pair may try to go there.
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SOT 6:49:25
IN Q=Police officers

((WILSON STAPLES/APPOMATTOX CO. SHERIFF: POLICE OFFICERS FROM NEBRASKA HAD BEEN NOTIFIED BY THIS OFFICE TO CHECK THAT RESIDENCE AND SHORTLY THEREAFTER.. BEDFORD AND CAMPBELL COUNTY.))
SUPER=01-Wilson Staples/Appomattox Co. Sheriff; :00
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=and Campbell County.
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VO-NAT


Hedrick and Jones will appear in court later this morning.
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Flinn


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=None


Air Force officials say it could be several more days, if not weeks, before a decision is reached on whether to give the nation's first female B-52 pilot an honorable discharge.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;

4:06;15
Lieutenant Kelly Flinn made the request to avoid an embarrassing court martial which WAS set to begin yesterday.
But the proceedings have been put on hold while the Air Force Secretary consider's Flinn's request.
The 26 year old pilot faces adultery and disobedience charges stemming from her affair with a married man and her subsequent denial of it.
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McVeigh


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Timothy McVeigh


The prosecution is expected to rest today in the trial of Oklahoma City bombing suspect Timothy Mveigh.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Oklahoma City/April 19, 1995;


The government will provide a dramatic conclusion for its case--by calling one more survivor of the explosion to the witness stand.
Prosecutors also will show jurors stacks of death certificates of victims.
The defense is expected to begin presenting its case tomorrow.
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Budget


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Budget


The vote is in -- and the balanced-budget deal has won passage in the House.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Capitol Hill;


Lawmakers worked until three this morning to pass the measure with overwhelming support, 333-to-99.
The plan promises to eliminate the deficit by the year 2002 while cutting taxes for many families, investors and college students.
Minority Leader Dick Gephardt split with the Clinton administration and opposed the bill, saying it favors the rich.
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Abortion


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Abortion


Meantime, Senate MAJORITY Leader Trent Lott says he believes he can get enough votes to override an expected presidential veto of the so-called partial-birth abortion ban.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-Yesterday;


The senate yesterday passed the measure, but the vote lacked the two-thirds majority needed for an override.
The bill bans late-term abortions except when a woman is at risk of death and no other procedure can be used to end the pregnancy.
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P-Mental-Health


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spr
TAPE#597-26
GRAPHIC=Morning HealthCheck


Mental health problems will strike an estimated 51- million Americans this year.
Despite the numbers... it seems health care providers are reluctant to supply full coverage.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Last night the Mental Health Association of the Roanoke Valley sponsored an event called Picnic For Parity... in an attempt to get its point across.
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SOT 5:49:28
IN Q=Folks want

((LARRY SPROUSE/MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION: FOLKS WANT TO HIDE THAT OR KEEP IT IN THE BACKGROUND AND PART OF THE MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION-- WE'RE TRYING TO GET THIS OUT INTO THE OPEN AND SHOW THAT THIS IS AN ILLNESS THAT CAN BE TREATED IN MANY WAYS. )) BUTT! BUTT! BUTT!
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SOT 6:08:58

((HOPE HOLLINGSWORTH: CHANGING MY DEDUCTIBLE WITH MY CURRENT INSURANCE COMPANY IS BASICALLY IMPOSSIBLE DUE TO PRE EXISTING MEDICAL SITUATIONS. AND JUST THE FACT THAT I HAVE HAD DEPRESSION... THAT'S A PROBLEM. I THINK THAT'S UNFAIR. ))
SUPER=01-Larry Sprouse/Mental Health Association;
SUPER=07-Hope Hollingsworth; :13
RUNS=:27
OUT Q=that's unfair
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VO-NAT


Yesterday's event took place behind the Mountain House in old Southwest Roanoke.
The building is owned by Blue Ridge Community Services and is used to provide care for local residents suffering from various mental illnesses.
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E-Danny-King


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-18
GRAPHIC=Danny King


The man facing death for the murder of Roanoke County realtor Carolyn Rogers is asking a federal judge to reverse his conviction.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./File Tape;


Danny King's appeal has already been rejected by the Virginia Supreme Court.
Yesterday King's attorneys argued that court should have reversed the conviction, because police investigators ignored King's request for a lawyer when interrogating him.
An attorney for the Commonwealth says King never clearly asked for an attorney and even if he had, he never confessed to police.
Judge Samuel Wilson has not yet issued his ruling on the matter.
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E-Franklin-Turnpike


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=97-32
GRAPHIC=None


Officials in Pittsylvania County put the brakes on a proposed new road in Danville.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville/File Tape;


Designers said the "Old 97 Parkway" would relieve traffic back-ups along North Main Street and the Franklin Turnpike.
But last night the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors unanimously withdrew the proposal.
The Supervisors say they want Danville officials to consider other plans to improve the flow of traffic.
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ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=NONE


Opponents of the plan feared it would have inconvenienced residents who live along the turnpike and business owners.


P-Petty


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-22
GRAPHIC=None


A Lynchburg prosecutor has been both a Democrat and an Independent in his 20 years on the job.
Now he's running for re-election as a Republican.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


Bill Petty says the GOP has shown it's the only party that's serious about prosecuting criminals and protecting the public.
Several statewide candidates including attorney general Jim Gilmore attended Petty's coming- out party.
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SOT 2:17:37//2:28:56
IN Q=If we're going

((BILL PETTY/LYNCHBURG COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY: IF WE'RE GOING TO HAVE THE ABILITY TO PROSECUTE AND CONVICT PEOPLE THAT COMMIT VIOLENT CRIMES, THEN WE NEED THE SUPPORT OF PEOPLE LIKE JIM GILMORE.)) ((JIM GILMORE/ATTORNEY GENERAL: AND THROUGH BILL PETTY'S LEADERSHIP WE ARE ALL DETERMINED TO MAKE SURE THAT WE CONTINUE TO MAKE THIS A CROWNING VICTORY FOR ALL VIRGINIANS EVERYWHERE.))
SUPER=01-Bill Petty/Lynchburg Prosecutor; :00
SUPER=@Gilmore1; :12
RUNS=:22
OUT Q=all Virginians everywhere.
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VO-NAT


Petty has been Lynchburg's top prosecutor since 1977.
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WIPE WIPE WIPE

P-Putney


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-23
GRAPHIC=wipe wipe wipe
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape;


With Republicans converting one Independent, surprisingly they're hoping another will stay right where he is.
GOP leaders say they are unanimous in their support of 19th District delegate Lacey Putney and his likely bid for re- election.
Putney is the General Assembly's only Independent member.
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SOT 2:41:23
IN Q=And it's just

((STEVE NEWMAN/R- LYNCHBURG: AND IT'S JUST UNFORTUNATE THAT THERE WOULD BE ANY QUESTION AS TO WHETHER OR NOT THERE WOULD EVEN BE OPPOSITION TO LACEY, I THINK, BECAUSE LACEY HAS BEEN THERE, HE IS THE LONGEST SERVING MEMBER OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN EITHER BODY AND HE'S JUST DONE A REMARKABLE JOB, SO I HOPE HE'LL RUN AGAIN AND REPUBLICANS ARE SAYING THAT UNANIMOUSLY.))
SUPER=01-Sen. Steve Newman/(R) Lynchburg; :00
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=saying that unanimously.
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VO-NAT


Newman's announcement has NOT deterred ONE Republican from wanting to take on Putney.
Bedford County resident Eric Thompson says he'll seek the GOP nomination to run against Putney this fall.
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P-Bedrosian


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-27
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


Al Bedrosian (beh-DRO-zhi-an) is touting tax relief as a major focus of his campaign for the General Assembly.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


While the republican isn't ready to endorse Jim Gilmore's plan to cut the personal property tax on cars, he says the G-O-P's candidate for Governor is on the right track.
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SOT
IN Q=I don't know if all of the

((AL BEDROSIAN/R- HOUSE OF DELEGATES CANDIDATE: I DON'T KNOW IF ALL OF THE DETAILS OF YOUR PLAN MAKE SENSE, IF THEY ARE RIGHT, BUT I TELL YOU, IF THIS IS A FIRST STEP WE NEED TO PUSH HIM. AND I AM VERY MUCH A FISCAL CONSERVATIVE AND I WOULD PROBABLY PUSH HIM EVEN FURTHER.))
SUPER=01-Al Bedrosian/(R) House of Delegates Cand.;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=push him even further.
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=Dick Cranwell

House of Delegates. Bedrosian is challenging Vinton democrat Dick Cranwell for a seat in the