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Up next on News 7 at Six--a Henry County resident speaks out about a shooting yesterday at his home. He says he shot a would be burglar in self defense.
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ANCHOR=Jean


And we will have the latest on the Crenshaw situation--stores in Roanoke and Lynchburg remain closed today.

Sports-Head


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
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Tonight in sports, four cities get new NHL franchises, some area swimmers can't wait for a warmup, Rodman gets in the rasslin' ring,
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and we'll check out day number two of the Roanoke Valley Horse show over in Salem.
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Locally heavy downpours in southwest and southside Virginia. That story will be repeated tomorrow.

Henry-Shooting


ANCHOR=jja
NEWSCAST=6 pm
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-27
GRAPHIC=NONE


Police in Henry County may be close to nabbing a would-be burglar who fled after the homeowner surprised him and shot his alleged accomplice.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Henry Co./Yesterday;


State troopers say they're interviewing a second suspect in yesterday's robbery attempt and may be close to an arrest.
During the attempt, Les Hussey shot and wounded one of the suspects when he found two masked men holding guns in his home.
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SOT 3:19:07
IN Q=I knew

((LES HUSSEY/HOMEOWNER: I KNEW THEY WEREN'T HERE TO HAVE LUNCH WITH ME, YOU MIGHT SAY. AT THAT POINT THE ONLY THING I COULD THINK OF WAS BEING SAFE.)) ((K.D.CECIL/STATE TROOPER: OF COURSE YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO PROTECT YOURSELF. YOU JUST HAVE TO MAKE A DECISION AND LIVE WITH THE CONSEQUENCES.))
SUPER=01-Les Hussey/Homeowner;
SUPER=01-K.D. Cecil/Va. State Trooper;
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OUT Q=consequences
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VO-NAT


Hussey shot one alleged burglar in the chest.
The other fled.
Residents of the area say Hussey acted properly and they're not taking chances themselves.
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SOT 3:21:18
IN Q=They have indicated

((K.D. CECIL/VA. STATE TROOPER: THEY HAVE INDICATED THEY WOULD HAVE DONE THE VERY SAME THING. MOST OF THEM THAT DON'T HAVE A GUN, THEY WERE GOING TO BUY A GUN BECAUSE THEY WERE TIRED OF EVERYTHING GOING ON.))
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=NONE


Hussey did not know the two men.
The wounded suspect is Randall Lee Gilbert.
Police will only say the second suspect's name is Mike.

Crenshaw


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-29
GRAPHIC=Crenshaw


More confusion for customers of Crenshaw Electronics and Appliances.
The North Carolina chain which has stores in Roanoke and Lynchburg has kept its door locked ever since a major lender began repossessing its inventory yesterday.
Double Boxes=Jean and Len/Microwave


Len Besthoff is outside the Crenshaw store in Roanoke.
Len, has this inconvenienced a lot of people?
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Roll Cue: ...open for business today.)
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No question

81-Ax


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
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The driver of a tow truck that pulled into the path of a truck on Interstate 81 will be charged with reckless driving.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


The crash happened around two in the southbound lane, near the Ironto rest stop.
State police say the driver of the tow truck, Joe Charles Brown of Salem, was attempting to turn into a median, from the right shoulder, but failed to see an approaching truck in the other lane.
Brown wasn't injured but the driver of the truck, 26-year old Kris Palmer Smith of Wytheville, was taken to a local hospital.
State police say Smith's injuries were not life-threatening.
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Rest-Stops


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-28
GRAPHIC=NONE


Nineteen armed robberies at Virginia rest stops and two murders.
That's the human cost.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Ironto/April 30;


Almost three quarters of a million dollars in private security guards, remote cameras, and overtime for troopers is the cost for taxpayers.
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SOT 11:00:03
IN Q=Other states

((COL. WAYNE HUGGINS/VA. STATE POLICE SUPERINTENDENT: OTHER STATES ARE EXPERIENCING PROBLEMS, AND FROM THE INFORMATION THAT WE HAVE OBTAINED, I DON'T THINK THAT ANYBODY IS BEING AS PROACTIVE IN TERMS OF TRYING TO ADDRESS THIS PROBLEM AS VIRGINIA IS.))
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VO-NAT


Only six of the state's 41 interstate rest stops have the new private guards.
Colonel Huggins says some "covert strategies" are also planned...but he would not be more specific.
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TALENT=Jean
SS=NONE


Huggins says he paid his own covert visit to Ironto last week.
He says he was "favorably impressed" with how much interaction the guard had with the public.

Boot-Camp


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-37
GRAPHIC=NONE


Virginia's boot camp for non-violent offenders needs a few good weeks.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Southampton Co./File Tape;


The six-year old program returns only one out of ten to jail.
SUPER=03-Richmond;


But boot camp officials told the state Crime Commission today the camp could be more effective if it had inmates a while longer.
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SOT 11:19:52
IN Q=And we need

((JAMES CAMACHE/VA. DEPT. OF CORRECTIONS: AND WE NEED TO, RATHER THAN BUSTING THEM OUT, WE NEED PERHAPS TO HAVE A BUST BACK PLATOON, SO THAT WE CAN CUT THE RATE AT WHICH WE ARE DRUMMING PEOPLE OUT SO TO SPEAK.))
SUPER=01-James Camache/Va. Dept. of Corrections;
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OUT Q=so to speak.
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VO-NAT


Chris Nichols committed a drug crime in Roanoke.
His 90 day alternative to jail ends next Friday.
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SOT 11:28:08
IN Q=It's been

((CHRIS NICHOLS/BOOT CAMP PROBATE: IT'S BEEN A LEARNING EXPERIENCE MOST OF ALL. What have you learned? MA'AM, RESPONSIBILITY, TO HAVE RESPECT FOR MYSELF AND OTHERS, PATIENCE, AND MOST OF ALL, NOT TO GIVE UP.))
SOT tape two 11:31:23

((DON CYPRESS I WANT TO GET BACK TO MY KIDS AND BE A FATHER TO THEM. I DON'T WANT THEM TO GROW UP NOT KNOWING THEIR FATHER OR HE'S IN JAIL. OR BE ANOTHER STATISTIC.))
SUPER=01-Chris Nichols/Boot Camp Probate;
SUPER=01-Don Cypress/Boot Camp Probate; :15
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OUT Q=statistic.
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VO-NAT


The boot camp took off slowly in 1991, but now has a waiting list for its 100 spots.
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=NONE


Still to come on News at Six, Lynchburg hopes Amtrak survives as the city gets a large grant to rennovate its train depot,
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and lawyers for newspaper columnist Ann Landers respond to a one hundred million dollar lawsuit filed by convicted murderer Michael Knowles.
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Knowles


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#597-29
GRAPHIC=Knowles


Lawyers for newspaper columnist Ann Landers say the Montgomery County murderer who's suing her doesn't have a case.
They're asking a federal judge to dismiss the defamation suit that Michael Knowles filed.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./File Tape;


Knowles sued Landers when she printed a letter in which he admitted killing his wife, Angie.
Knowles said he did it because she had an affair with someone she met through the Internet.
After the letter appeared in Landers' column, Knowles sued for defamation.
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=HOLD


In a motion filed this week in Roanoke federal court, Landers' attorneys say his suit should be dismissed.
They say he can't admit to a murder, and then turn around and sue someone who publishes his admission of guilt.

Smith


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


Charges are pending against a Pulaski County Sheriff's Deputy accused of stealing a 290-dollar swimming pool.
State police say Deputy Terry M. Smith is expected to be charged with grand larceny.
Smith is accused of stealing an "above ground" pool from the Fairlawn K-Mart, last week.
Smith was off duty when the alleged incident occurred.
Sheriff Ralph Dobbins says Smith has been suspended pending the outcome of a state police investigation.

Train-Station


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-34
GRAPHIC=Lynchburg


With almost a quarter million dollars of federal grant money in its pocket, the city of Lynchburg is ready to start renovating its old Amtrak train station.
Steve Smallshaw tells us though, not ALL the improvements are costing the city money.
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(( It may not be much to look at, but Lynchburg's Kemper Street train station still occupies a special place in the hearts of many residents.
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SOT 13:04:27
IN Q=First of all

((ED BARKSDALE/LYNCHBURG COUNCIL MEMBER: FIRST OF ALL I GREW UP IN THAT NEIGHBORHOOD OVER THERE, AND MY JOB WAS ASSOCIATED, OR AFFILIATED WITH THE RAILROADS YEARS AGO, AND I HAVE A PERSONAL HEART FOR THAT AREA.))
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It also means a lot to Gibson Hobbs who years ago rode the train from here up to college.
Now, armed with his lawnmower, a few rakes and some weed killer, Hobbs has been volunteering his time a few hours each day sprucing up the vacant lot next door.
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SOT 13:25:46
IN Q=I thought it

((GIBSON HOBBS/VOLUNTEER: I THOUGHT IT WOULD BE NICE TO JUST CLEAN IT UP AND LET PEOPLE GET A LITTLE BETTER IMPRESSION OF WHAT WAS HERE MANY YEARS AGO.))
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OUT Q=many years ago.
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While freight trains are still frequent here, the Amtrak passenger train visits just twice a day.
City leaders are watching closely to see whether Congress reauthorizes Amtrak this summer.. without the service, renovating the station doesn't make much sense.
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SOT 13:12:09
IN Q=Passenger service

((CHARLES CHURCH/LYNCHBURG CITY MANAGER: PASSENGER SERVICE IS THE REASON FOR DOING THE PROJECT IN ADDITION TO HISTORICAL PRESERVATION.))
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Residents hope both the service and the station will survive.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))

Stocks


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=sly
TAPE#=None
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On Wall Street today, the stock market fell for the second straight day. TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE
The DOW dropped over 11 points to close at 77-hundred-60.
NASDAQ gained 11 points to close at 14-hundred-43.
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Watergate


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-33
GRAPHIC=NONE


Along with Congressman Caldwell Butler, Roanoker Sam Garrison played a key role in the congressional hearings that followed the Watergate break-in.
And twenty five years later, he says the country was well-served by the process.
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IN Q=A lot of water

((A LOT OF WATER HAS GONE OVER THE DAM POLITICALLY, AT THE NATIONAL LEVEL, IN MY LIFE... YEAH, IT SEEMS EVERY BIT OF 25 YEARS.))
SUPER=01-Sam Garrison/Former Judiciary Comm. Lawyer;
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Sam Garrison was the chief republican lawyer for the House Judiciary Committee's impeachment hearings.
He believes the most important legacy of Watergate is the message that no one is above the law.
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IN Q=I felt

((I FELT RIGHT AFTER THE IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY ENDED WITH THE PRESIDENT'S RESIGNATION, THAT SOMETHING RATHER IMPORTANT HAD BEEN SAID TO THE CHILDREN OF THE COUNTRY.)) ((THAT THE GOVERNMENT WAS FUNCTIONING IN A WAY TO CONVEY A CLEAR MESSAGE TO PEOPLE YOUNG AND OLD ALIKE, THAT IN THIS COUNTRY THERE WILL NOT BE A KING OR QUEEN.))
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=NONE


Though the debate over Watergate continues to this day, Garrison says the scandal deserved the attention it received from congress, the news media, and the people.

Sandy-Level


ANCHOR=jja
NEWSCAST=6 pm
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-26
GRAPHIC=NONE


Some folks in Henry County are hoping to use sports to get young people to focus their energies into something constructive.
They say teamwork is key.. as young basketball players in Henry County try to dodge a dangerous future.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Henry Co.;


Today is the fourth day of a basketball camp in Sandy Level.
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SOT 00:01:41
IN Q=It's fun

((IT'S FUN BECAUSE IT HELPS US GET GOOD WITH OUR SKILLS.))
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Coach Garrett Dillard tossed the idea out when most local children couldn't go to camps in Danville or Martinsville.
This camp has an OPTIONAL fee of two dollars.
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SOT 23:58:13
IN Q=All of them

((GARRETT DILLARD/COACH: ALL OF THEM ARE GOOD KIDS. IT'S JUST A MATTER OF LEARNING HOW TO DEAL WITH OTHER KIDS AND HOW TO DEAL WITH TOUGH SITUATIONS. ONE KID MAY MISS A SHOT AND THE OTHERS MIGHT FUSS AT HIM BUT THAT'S PART OF LEARNING.))
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VO-NAT


Sandy Level used to be notorious for crime, until federal agents cracked down on open air drug markets.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports tease
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Coming up tonight in sports, Art Monk says so long to the NFL, some area swimmers have been chilled to the bone by unseasonable temperatures this spring,
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And we'll head out to the Roanoke Valley horse show and check out day number two of the week long event.
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S-Monk


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-7
SS=REDSKINS


Former Redskin Art Monk came into the NFL as a running back from Syracuse.
Today he leaves the league today as a future hall of fame receiver.
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SUPER=03-Carlisle, PA/1991; :00


Monk, who was a fixture with the Skins from 1980 through 1993 officially announced his retirement today.
The Redskins plan to resign him, so he can officially retire as a member of the Redskins.
Art left Washington under less than ideal conditions in 1993 and spent a season with the Jets, and a year with the Eagles.
He finishes his career with 940 catches and 66 touchdowns.
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S-NHL


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s7-8
GRAPHIC=NHL


The National Hockey League announced today it has picked four new cities for expansion.
They are St. Paul, Atlanta, Columbus, Ohio, and Nashville, Tennessee.
And Nashville gets the first team because it already has an arena.
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((CRAIG LEIPOLD/NASHVILLE HOCKEY TEAM OWNER:))
SUPER=01-Craig Leipold/Nashville Hockey Team Owner; :00
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OUT Q=....OCTOBER OF 1998.
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S-Horse


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#ST5-29
GRAPHIC=Horse Show


The second day of the Roanoke Valley Horse Show took center ring at the Salem Civic Center today.
Steve Mason has more on day two and the event's competition.
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SUPER=01-June Camper/Horse Show Chairperson
SUPER=01-Don Stewart/Owner & Competitor; 1:01
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OUT Q=....News 7 sports"
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S-RVAA


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-
GRAPHIC=SWIMMING


Swimming is always a favorite activity of kids during the summer, and many take the sport beyond the recreational level.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Night; :00


Hundreds of youth throughout the Roanoke Valley spend a big portion of their summers competing on swim teams.
And one of the big attractions is that swimmers of all ages and abilities are welcome to swim for a Roanoke Valley Aquatic Association participating pool.
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((SUE BLACKWELL/RVAA VICE PRESIDENT:))
SUPER=01-Sue Blackwell/RVAA Vice-President; :00
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OUT Q=...THEIR CHILDREN."
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This year the unusually cold spring has made it tough for the swimmers to get wet.
Since Memorial day daytime temperatures have been 10 degrees below normal.
And valley-wide, the number of competitive swimmers is down by nearly 200 kids at this point.
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((SUE BLACKWELL:))
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