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E-Results

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sly
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


Few people turned out for yesterday's statewide primary.
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Chesapeake State Senator Mark Earley is the Republican candidate for Virginia Attorney General. He'll take on Democrat Bill Dolan in the fall. Earley beat fellow Republicans Jerry Kilgore, Ken Stolle and Gil Davis.
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Here in Roanoke, the Democratic candidate for Commissioner of Revenue will be Sherman Holland. He defeated Marsha Compton Fielder. Holland now faces Republican Guy Byrd in the November election.

GOP-Primary


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-23
GRAPHIC=Republicans


Republican Mark Earley got the best of yesterday's small turnout.
Ellen Qualls was at the victory party last night.
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SOT
IN Q=And I think
SUPER=03-Chesapeake; :00
SUPER=@Earley; :26
SUPER=01-Anne Kincaid/Earley Campaign Consultant; :34
SUPER=@ellen1; :42
RUNS=1:00
OUT Q=Ellen Qualls, N7, Chesapeake.


E-Bank-Robbery


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-30
GRAPHIC=Bank Robbery


Police are still searching for the man who allegedly robbed a Montgomery County bank at gunpoint yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;


Authorities say the suspect robbed the National Bank of Blacksburg on Route 4-60.
The man apparently arrived at the bank in a taxi and then stole the car from the driver.
Sheriff's officials are expected to release a composite sketch.
The suspect is described as a being of medium build and height.
He was last seen wearing a grey T-shirt, faded blue jeans, a blue ball cap and aviator style glasses.
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MCVEIGH


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=ok trial


Defense attorneys hope to wrap up their case today in the penalty phase of the Oklahoma City bombing trial.
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VO-NAT


That means jurors will likely begin deciding Timothy McVeigh's fate tomorrow.
Today's final witness is expected to be McVeigh's father.
Yesterday, McVeigh's attorneys attempted to show the Oklahoma bombing was provoked by the U-S government's handling of the siege at Waco.
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E-Heritage-Grants


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#97-26
GRAPHIC=None


The state handed out several grants for historic preservation in southwest Virginia.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


The city of Roanoke got five-thousand dollars to survey historic resources in the Belmont neighborhood.
Private groups and city officials say that part of Southeast has significant architectural and historical value.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=None


Pulaski County got ten-thousand dollars to document its early industrial development.
Grants also went to projects in Giles and Rockbridge Counties, and the town of Abingdon.

Ice-Rink


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#net (edit of 97-36)
GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Seal


Roanoke residents often complain when buildings in the downtown area get demolished to make way for parking.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


This time around though, an ice rink will go where an Alright lot now sits.
"The Roanoke Ice Park" will go up next to the Norfolk Southern building.
SUPER=03-Charlottesville;


It will be similar to one constructed in Charlottesville about a year ago.
Downtown business leaders believe this will further solidify the growing tourism and entertainment trade.
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SOT TAPE ONE 12:33:33
IN Q=We're looking

((PHILLIP SPARKS/CHIEF ECON. DEVELOPMENT: WE'RE LOOKING AT AN INCREASE IN REVENUE OF ABOUT 150- THOUSAND- DOLLARS- A- YEAR IN TAXES. SO IN A TEN YEAR PERIOD ONE POINT FIVE MILLION. That's just from the rink? SPARKS: THAT'S FROM THE ICE RINK, YES.))
SUPER=01-Phillip Sparks/Chief Econ. Development;
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OUT Q=ice rink, yes.
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VO-NAT


Dand R Development, which owns the Charlottesville rink, will invest four-million dollars into this project.
It's slated for completion late next year.
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sink-hole


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


In Ukraine, a sinkhole is swallowing whole buildings at a time.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Ukraine;

4:22:13
So far, more than three-thousand people have been evacuated because of the hole.
No word on what caused it or if anything can be done to stop it.
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holland


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#net (edit of 97-34)
GRAPHIC=campaign 97


Roanoke's current Commissioner of Revenue will not hold the office next year.
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In last night's democratic primary, challenger Sherman Holland scored a landslide victory, and gained the nomination for Commissioner of Revenue.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Night;


Holland has worked in the Commissioner of Revenue's office for 16 years-- the last three and a half have been under incumbent Marsha Compton Fielder.
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SOT 8:22:45
IN Q=I'D LIKE TO

((I'D LIKE TO CONGRATULATE SHERMAN ON HIS WIN. THE TURNOUT WAS THE DECIDING FACTOR IN THIS, WHEN THIS FEW PEOPLE VOTE, WHO KNOWS WHAT'LL HAPPEN. ))
SUPER=01-Marsha Compton Fielder/Defeated Candidate;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=WHAT'LL HAPPEN
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VO-NAT


Holland is making his first run at political office--
He says a recently completed audit of the Commissioner of Revenue's office is what convinced him to run against his boss.
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SOT 10:07:37
IN Q=FROM DAY ONE.

((FROM DAY ONE, I'VE ALWAYS SAID, THAT FAIR AND CONSISTENT TREATMENT WAS NOT GIVEN IN THE COMMISSIONER OF REVENUE'S OFFICE. AND THE AUDIT JUST CONFIRMED WHAT I'VE BEEN SAYING ALL ALONG. ))
SUPER=01-Sherman Holland/(D) Comm. of Revenue Cand.
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=SAYING ALL ALONG.
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VO-NAT


Holland will take on Republican Guy Byrd in the November election.
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Statewide- Chesapeake State Senator Mark Earley won the Republican candidacy for Virginia Attorney General.
He'll take on Democrat Bill Dolan in the fall. Earley beat fellow Republicans Jerry Kilgore, Ken Stolle and Gil Davis.
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Bedford-Campaign


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=campaign 97


Virginia's only Independent member of the General Assembly will have opposition in November.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


Bedford Delegate Lacey Putney's opponent will be another Independent.
Eric Thompson, a United Parcel Service employee, announced yesterday that he'll challenge Putney, who has served in the House since 19-62.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=none


Neither Democrats nor Republicans are running a candidate in the race.
If Putney wins and serves out another term, he'll tie a Virginia record for House of Delegates service set by former Speaker John Warren Cooke.

E-Bedford-Ax


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sly
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident


A construction accident on Route 4-60 in Bedford yesterday killed one man.
Reginald Falls stepped behind a dump truck which was getting ready to unload gravel for the re-paving of the westbound lane.
Police say the driver of the truck did not see Falls and struck him with the wheels of the vehicle.
Falls died at the scene.

P-Morton


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-27
GRAPHIC=Education


A unanimous vote by the Montgomery County School Board is bringing Frederick Morton to the area.
The board selected Morton as the next school superintendent.
He replaces Herman Bartlett--after his contract was NOT renewed.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg;


Board member Wat Hopkins says he was swayed by Morton's concern for kids and his desire to put education first.
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12:26:12
SOT
IN Q=I thought

((WAT HOPKINS/MONTGOMERY CO. SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER:I THOUGHT THAT WAS VERY IMPORTANT. I ALSO THOUGHT IT WAS VERY IMPORTANT THAT HE SPOKE SO MUCH ABOUT CONSENSUS BUILDING, ABOUT LISTENING, ABOUT BEING RESPONSIVE TO WHAT THE TEACHER THINKS IS IMPORTANT, TO WHAT PARENTS THINK IS IMPORTANT AND I THINK THAT'S SOMETHING WE NEED IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY RIGHT NOW. ))
SUPER=01-Wat Hopkins/Montgomery Co. School Board; :00
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OUT Q=right now.
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=none


Morton's currently working for a school system near Buffalo, New York.

2-E-Results


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sly
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


Voter turnout was light throughout the Commonwealth for yesterday's state primary.
Here are the race results.
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Chesapeake State Senator Mark Earley is the Republican candidate for Virginia Attorney General.
He'll take on Democrat Bill Dolan in the fall.
Earley beat fellow Republicans Jerry Kilgore, Ken Stolle and Gil Davis.
TAKE FULLSCREEN essC 151 RACE #3


Here in Roanoke, the Democratic candidate for Commissioner of Revenue will be Sherman Holland.
He defeated Marsha Compton Fielder. Holland now faces Republican Guy Byrd in the November election.

2-GOP-Primary


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-23
GRAPHIC=Republicans


In a tight four way tussle for a Republican candidate to fill the November ticket, Chesapeake State Senator Mark Earley got the best of yesterday's small turnout.
Ellen Qualls sampled the victory party last night.
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SOT
IN Q=And I think
SUPER=03-Chesapeake; :00
SUPER=@Earley; :26
SUPER=01-Anne Kincaid/Earley Campaign Consultant; :34
SUPER=@ellen1; :42
RUNS=1:00
OUT Q=Ellen Qualls, N7, Chesapeake.


OK-TRIAL


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=ok trial


Attorneys for Timothy McVeigh say today they'll wrap up their presentation in the penalty phase of the Oklahoma City bombing trial.
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VO-NAT


That means jurors could start making their life or death decision tomorrow.
Today's final witness is expected to be McVeigh's father.
The focus of yesterday's testimony was Timothy McVeigh's rage over the government's actions in the siege of the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas.
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disaster-vigil


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


Congressional Republicans are expected to renew their efforts today to produce an alternative disaster relief bill.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Capitol Hill;

4:04;57
To dramatize the need to get disaster relief legislation back on track a group of Democrats have been working all night in an office near the Senate floor.
President Clinton vetoed the bill Monday because Republicans had tacked on several measure unrelated to disaster aid.
G-O-P leaders say they're willing to make a compromise.
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S-VFP


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-31
GRAPHIC=Business News


A company in Botetourt County is growing.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co./File Tape;


V-F-P will build a satellite facility in Scott County, outside of Bristol.
It says Scott County is the nearest location that has the right amount of land plus an existing building.
V-F-P makes shelters for the telecommunications industry and the federal government.
Its Botetourt operation primarily makes metal and fiberglass shelters.
The Scott County plant will make concrete ones.
It will initially employ 40 people, with plans to triple that number in five years.
V-F-P has more than 110 employees in Botetourt County.
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p-Endoscopic-Ultrasound


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=jsu
TAPE#597-20
GRAPHIC=Mornin health check


In health check this morning,
A new technique developed in Roanoke may help doctors everywhere detect gall bladder disease.
SS=the human body


For patients, mainly women, it's an important discovery--
Here's more from intern reporter Joy Sutton.
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SOT
IN Q=For nearly
SUPER=03-Roanoke; 00 :
SUPER=01-Kathy Murray/Gallbladder Disease Patient; 23 :
SUPER=01-Dr. James Dill/Gastroenterologist; 53 :
SUPER=19-Joy Sutton; 1:25 :
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OUT Q=JSU Health Check.

(( 15:48:39 walking 2-shot
For nearly thirteen years Kathy Murray suffered from gall bladder disease that went UNDETECTED.
Despite numerous tests, her condition worsened, and even caused pancreatitis-an inflammation of the pancreas.
It wasn't until she was rushed to 12:39:51 establishing shot of hospital Carilion Roanoke Community hospital that she underwent a new technique in detection-- endoscopic ultrasound. backtime video
She says it saved her life.
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SOT 15:52:00
IN Q=The difference

((KATHY MURRAY: THE DIFFERENCE IS UNBELIEVABLE. I CAN'T BELIEVE WHAT I WENT THROUGH FOR SO MANY YEARS AND THE SURGERY WAS VERY SIMPLE. I WAS OVERNIGHT IN THE HOSPITAL AND I'VE BEEN NOTHING BUT BETTER SINCE ))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=better since

12:09:36 two shot w/Dr. pan down to tube
Dr. James Dill was the first in the country to use endoscopic ultrasound to detect gallbladder disease.
It was originally used to spot cancer. 12:12:39 gall bladder shots on monitor
Dill says the device-- in this new frontier-- has a 94 percent accuracy rate for diagnosis.
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SOT 12:16:44
IN Q=Many people suffer

((DR. JAMES DILL, GASTROENTEROLOGIST:MANY PEOPLE SUFFER FROM GALL BLADDER DISEASE..HAVE TREMENDOUS AMOUNTS OF PAIN AND THE STANDARD GALL BLADDER TESTS DO NOT FIND THE PROBLEM ))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=find the problem

12:29:25 pan down from esophagus to gall bladder
The patient is under sedation while a gastroscope is inserted in the esophagus until it reaches the stomach. 12:10:47 close-up of tube
Using an ultrasound probe the doctor can look at the gall bladder to search for stones and signs of disease. find shot of dr.
This week, Dill was invited to speak at the National Institutes of Health conference-- to discuss his findings, and other issues affecting women's health.
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SOT 12:25:34
IN Q=We would like

((DR. JAMES DILL/GASTROENTEROLOGIST: WE WOULD LIKE MORE PEOPLE TO BE AWARE SO THAT MORE DOCTORS WILL LEARN THIS TECHNIQUE AND MORE PATIENTS WILL BE RELIEVED OF SUFFERING ))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=relieved of suffering

standup tag.
98-percent of the people affected by the disease are women.
Research shows that standard procedures missed up to 50-percent of gall bladder disease.
Joy Sutton, Health Check.))
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Comm-Revenue


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#net (edit of 97-34)
GRAPHIC=campaign 97


Republican Mark Earley will take on Bill Dolan in November in the Virginia Attorney General's Race.
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The Chesapeake State Senator beat fellow Republicans Jerry Kilgore, Ken Stolle and Gil Davis in yesterday's primary.
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In Roanoke's democratic primary, challenger Sherman Holland scored a landslide victory, and gained the nomination for Commissioner of Revenue.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Night;


Holland has worked in the Commissioner of Revenue's office for 16 years-- the last three and a half have been under incumbent Marsha Compton Fielder.
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SOT10:06:33
IN Q=I'm excited

((SHERMAN HOLLAND: I'M EXCITED, I'M JUST SO HAPPY THAT ALL THE PEOPLE IN THE CITY OF ROANOKE PUT SO MUCH FAITH IN ME, AND THEY STUCK TO MY MESSAGE, AND THEY BELIEVED THAT FAIR AND CONSISTENT TREATMENT, AND PROTECTING THE TAXPAYER'S RIGHTS IS VERY IMPORTANT TO ALL ROANOKE CITY'S RESIDENTS. ))
SUPER=01-Sherman Holland/(D) Comm. of Revenue Cand.
RUNS=:16
Out Q=city's residents.
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VO-NAT


Holland is making his first run at political office--
He says a recently completed audit of the Commissioner of Revenue's office is what convinced him to run against his boss.
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SOT 8:22:45
IN Q=I'D LIKE TO

((I'D LIKE TO CONGRATULATE SHERMAN ON HIS WIN. THE TURNOUT WAS THE DECIDING FACTOR IN THIS, WHEN THIS FEW PEOPLE VOTE, WHO KNOWS WHAT'LL HAPPEN. ))
SUPER=01-Marsha Compton Fielder/Defeated Candidate;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=WHAT'LL HAPPEN
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VO-NAT


Holland will take on Republican Guy Byrd in the November election.
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Gilmore


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


The head of a state agency that protects the rights of the mentally ill has stopped just short of accusing Attorney General Jim Gilmore of blocking a probe of a Central State Hospital death.
But director Sandra Reen of the agency said interviews with Central State employees have NOT even started.
Gloria Huntley died a year ago while her arms and legs were bound to a bed, even though her doctor had warned against such action.
A Gilmore spokesman denied any effort to block the rights of the agency's investigation.
The Justice Department has been investigating Huntley's death since late last year.

P-Bank-Robbery


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#597-25
GRAPHIC=none


A bank robbery suspect is still at large this morning.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;


The National Bank of Blacksburg on Route 4-60 was held up yesterday at gunpoint.
Authorities say the suspect apparently took a taxi to the bank and then stole the vehicle.
The taxi was recovered a short time later outside Montgomery Regional Hospital.
The suspect is described as a white male, six feet tall, wearing a gray T- shirt, faded blue jeans and aviator sun glasses.
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P-Missing-Girls


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#597-19
GRAPHIC=murder inv.


A mistake at Virginia's crime lab may get the man accused of killing a Spotsylvania teen last year off the hook.
The lab wrongly determined fibers taken from the victim matched fibers from Karl Michael Roush's van.
Sixteen- year- old Sofia Silva was abducted from her home last September.
Her body was found in a creek 30 miles away.
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VO-NAT


The Silva case came to the forefront after a similar abduction and murders of two sisters- also in Spotsylvania.
SUPER=03-Spotsylvania Co./Last Month;


The Lisk girls disappeared after school last month.
Their bodies were found in a river 40 miles away.
Authorities are NOT ruling out a link between the Lisk and Silva cases- but Roush is NOT a suspect.
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P-Ice-Rink


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#597-21
GRAPHIC=Roanoke city seal


Just as it seems the weather is just beginning to warm up for summer- some people are making plans to bring a piece of winter to Roanoke.
Within a year or so, the Star City will have an ice rink downtown.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Charlottesville;


A developer who built one in Charlottesville has signed off on the deal.
"The Roanoke Ice Park" is likely to have many of the same characteristics.
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The key, of course-- location, location, location.
The new rink will stand on what's now a parking lot next to the Norfolk Southern office building.
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SOT ice rink II 12:38:44
IN Q=It has

((JIM TROUT/ROANOKE CITY COUNCILMEMBER: IT HAS GOOD EXPOSURE FROM THE INTERSTATE. IN OTHER WORDS, PEOPLE CAN BE DRIVING DOWN THE INTERSTATE AND LOOK OVER AT NIGHT AND SEE THE ICE SKATING AND YOU'D FEEL LIKE YOU'RE RIGHT IN CENTRAL PARK.))
SUPER=01-Jim Trout/Roanoke City Council; :03
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=Central Park.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


According to the current plan, the regulation-size rink will serve as a practice facility for the Roanoke Express, as well as youth hockey teams.
It will be open to the public about 40 hours a week.

4-Scores


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


In sports,
Some local teams captured state titles on the diamond last night.
For that and the rest of the night's scores let's check the scoreboards.
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WIPE TO SCORES
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SUPER=X5012
SUPER=0094-j/William Byrd/4//Tabb/1//Byrd 2A State

Champs//Brentsville/1/j/Grayson Co./4//Grayson State Champs/;
SUPER=X5009
SUPER=0094-/Powhatan/0/j/Glenvar/1//Glenvar A State

Champs/j/Rustburg/2//Loudoun Valley/0//Rustburg State Champs/;
SUPER=X5011;
SUPER=0093-j/Kinston/13//Salem/1////Winston-Salem/7/j/Lynchburg/10///;
SUPER=X5010;
SUPER=0091-j/Baltimore/7//Boston/2////Oakland/4/j/Detroit/6///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0091-j/Anaheim/6//Kansas City/2////Chicago/1/j/New York/12///;
SUPER=X5009
SUPER=0092-j/Florida/9//San Francisco/0//Brown No Hitter/j/San Diego/6//St.

Louis/5//12 Innings/;
SUPER=x5009
SUPER=0092-j/Atlanta/8//Colorado/3///j/Houston/6//Los Angeles/3///;
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