06:00-01

E-Missing-Plane

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


A Roanoke pilot who's been missing since Sunday Morning was found unharmed in Saint Augustine, Florida.
David Turner left the Roanoke airport, but never arrived at his destination of Clearwater, Florida.
Last night airport officials in Saint Augustine found his plane on the ground there.
He later contacted his wife and told her he was unaware anyone was searching for him.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


The discovery ends a multi-state search by the Civil Air Patrol.
The C-A-P searched Turner's anticipated flight path by air yesterday.
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E-Tractor-Ax


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#597-22
GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident


A Roanoke man died in a construction accident yesterday.
Sixty-three-
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;

year- old Ivan Maurice Green was killed when a bulldozer rolled over on him.
Green and another man were trying to clear land near Route 1-16.
(////SOT/////)
SOT 15:17:49
IN Q=BOTH MEN WERE

((CLAUDE WEBSTER/FRANKLIN COUNTY PUBLIC SAFETY: BOTH MEN WERE TRYING TO START THE SMALLER MACHINE WHEN THE WEIGHT OF THE LARGER MACHINE PULLED THEM BOTH DOWN THE HILL.))
SUPER=01-Claude Webster/Franklin Co. Public Safety;
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=DOWN THE HILL
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VO-NAT


The smaller bulldozer slid downhill, and rolled onto Green.
Claude Webster says the steep, rocky hillside made rescue efforts treacherous.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:21:21
IN Q=We had to secure

((CLAUDE WEBSTER/FRANKLIN COUNTY PUBLIC SAFETY: WE HAD TO SECURE THE DOZERS. THEY WERE STILL BOTH ATTACHED TOGETHER-- SO WE HAD TO SECURE THEM USING THE HEAVY DUTY WRECKER. SO IF ANYTHING WENT WRONG-- IT WOULD'VE INJURED THE WORKERS. ))
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=THE WORKERS
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VO-NAT


Green was a self employed contractor.
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Cousteau


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


Underwater explorer Jacques Cousteau has died.
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VO-NAT


The Cousteau foundation in France reported the death this morning, but is releasing few details.
Cousteau reportedly had been ill for months.
He was 87.
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MEDICARE


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=medicare national


The White House says it won't go along with a new Senate bill that calls for a gradual increase in the eligibility age for medicare.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Capitol Hill;


The bill passed yesterday in the Senate following a heated debate.
The measure would raise the eligibility age from 65 to 67 and would raise premiums for senior citizens making over 50-thousand dollars a year.
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SOT

4:01:14
IN Q=SACRIFICE..
SUPER=01-Sen. Frank Lautenberg/(D) New Jersey;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=AND EVERYTHING ELSE.
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VO-NAT


The votes came as the Senate continues working on a sweeping bill that promises to balance the budget by 2002.
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Roswell


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


The Air Force has issued its final report on an alleged U-F-O crash 50 years ago in Roswell, New Mexico, but the document is NOT flying with U-F-O believers.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC;

4:09:02
The report.. called "case closed".. says rumored alien bodies recovered from the new mexico desert were actually life-sized parachute crash dummies.
But some U-F-O believers say the report raises more questions than it answers.
The biggest problem is the time line...doubters say the dummies were NOT used until the late 19-50's, the Roswell sighting was in 1947.
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E-Wachovia


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-28
GRAPHIC=Wachovia


A North Carolina bank is expanding and buying Virginia banks as it grows.
Len Besthoff explains.
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SOT
IN Q=For years
SUPER=03-Winston-Salem, NC/File Tape; :00
SUPER=01-John Clarke/Catawba Capital Management; :20
SUPER=01-L.M. Baker/Wachovia President & CEO; :40
SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :45
SUPER=01-Lee Cobb/Lynchburg Economic Dev. Dir.; :55
SUPER=@Len1; 1:01
RUNS=1:17
OUT Q=LB, News7, Campbell County.

((
For years Wachovia Bank of Winston- Salem was a lone holdout, shunning the moves into Virginia its in- state competitors were making.
But in less than a month it has wowed the financial industry, purchasing Jefferson Bankshares of Charlottesville, and now, Central Fidelity of Richmond.
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SOT CENTRAL FIDELITY 6/24 TAPE TOT 11:14:13
IN Q=People

((JOHN CLARKE/CATAWBA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT: PEOPLE IN NORTH CAROLINA THAT LIKE WACHOVIA CALL 'EM WATCH OVER YA, PEOPLE THAT DON'T LIKE 'EM SAY WALK OVER YA. THEY'RE A GOOD BANK.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=good bank.


The move catapults Wachovia to the top of the list of Virginia banks, in terms of deposits.
Wachovia says Central Fidelity depositors have nothing to fear.
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SOT Wachovia Feed tot 00:06:36
IN Q=Our entire focus

((L.M. BAKER/WACHOVIA PRESIDENT & CEO: OUR ENTIRE FOCUS IN THE FUTURE WILL BE ON OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH CUSTOMERS, VERY SIMILAR TO CENTRAL FIDELITY.))
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=Central Fidelity.


And what about Central Fidelity employees?
Roughly 600 of them work in Lynchburg, where business leaders will watch, and wait.
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SOT CENTRAL FIDELITY 6/24 TAPE TOT 14:35:16
IN Q=So we want

((LEE COBB/LYNCHBURG ECONOMIC DEVELOP. DIR.: SO WE WANT TO KEEP AN EYE ON IT, AND BE VERY RESPONSIVE TO THE OPPORTUNITIES WE HAVE FOR KEEPING EVERYTHING HERE, MAYBE HOPEFULLY GROWING HERE. ))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=growing here.
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SOT CENTRAL FIDELITY 6/24 TAPE TOT 15:40:33
IN Q=With Central

((With Central Fidelity now out of the running, the question is what will be the next Virginia bank up for bids? Industry watchers list Crestar, Signet and First Virginia Bank as possible candidates. Len Besthoff, News-7, Campbell County.))
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=LB, News-7, Campbell County.))


E-Parental-Notification


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-35
GRAPHIC=Abortion


The latest battle over Virginia's parental notification law was waged in federal court in Lynchburg yesterday.
Abortion rights advocates want a temporary restraining order to keep the law from taking effect July first.
Steve Smallshaw reports their suit is over the wording in the new law.
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SOT
IN Q=Under the new
SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00
SUPER=01-Simon Heller/Planned Parenthood Attorney; :20
SUPER=01-Claude Allen/Deputy Attorney General; :39
SUPER=01-Louise Hartz/Va. Society for Human Life; :50
SUPER=@ssm1; 1:01
RUNS=1:18
OUT Q=News7, Lynchburg.

(( Under the new law, a minor girl seeking an abortion must tell her parents or ask a juvenile court judge for a waiver.
The statute says the judge "may" grant that request if he feels the girl is mature enough to reach the decision on her own... abortion rights advocates would like to replace the word "may" with "shall".
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 3:33:56
IN Q=What is clear

((SIMON HELLER/PLANNED PARENTHOOD ATTORNEY: WHAT IS CLEAR IS THAT THE STATE IS COMING UP WITH A WEIRD ANALYSIS OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE IN WHICH `MAY' MEANS `SHALL' AND `SHALL' MEANS `MAY', AND BOTH OF THEM MEAN SOMETHING THAT NO OTHER STATE HAS USED THEM TO MEAN BEFORE.))
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=to mean before.


But state attorneys defended the wording, and blasted Planned Parenthood for what they call "eleventh hour" delay tactics.
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SOT 3:28:38
IN Q=So here the

((CLAUDE ALLEN/DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL: SO HERE THE PARTICULAR HARM WOULD BE THAT EVEN ONE MINOR WOULD GO INTO A CLINIC AND BE SUBJECTED TO AN ABORTION WHEN THERE'S NO PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT IN THE DECISION- MAKING PROCESS.))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=decision-making process.
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SOT 3:25:25
IN Q=This suit is

((LOUISE HARTZ/VIRGINIA SOCIETY FOR HUMAN LIFE: THIS SUIT IS TO TRY TO STOP THIS BILL FROM BEING ENACTED IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, AS THEY ALL HAVE DONE THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY, AND SO WHATEVER WAY THEY CAN FIND TO DO IT, THEY'RE GOING TO DO IT THAT WAY.))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=do it that way.
(/////SOT/////)

Standup
IN Q=The state says

((The state says every minute of delay endangers the lives of teenaged girls across Virginia. But this is a debate that has raged on for 18 years, and Judge James Turk has indicated he doesn't think another month or two more will make a difference. A ruling is expected Monday. Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=News7, Lynchburg.))


E-Police-Chief


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-27
GRAPHIC=Hooper


Members of the police force, admirers in the community, and even his critics continued to pay tribute to Roanoke Police Chief M. David Hooper.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


Flags at city buildings will fly at half-staff until Hooper's funeral.
And Roanoke Police officers are wearing black ribbons on their badges.
Yesterday, former Mayor Noel Taylor described Hooper as a man with unique ability and complete integrity.
And even groups that did not always see eye to eye with the chief offered their condolences to the department and his family.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=It's not good for our community

((MARTIN JEFFREY/ROANOKE NAACP PRESIDENT: IT'S NOT GOOD FOR OUR COMMUNITY ANY TIME A GOOD OFFICER GOES DOWN.)) ((DAVID MAYS/POLICE BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION: HE DIDN'T ALWAYS MAKE DECISIONS THAT WERE POPULAR WITH EVERYBODY, BUT I THINK THAT HE THOUGHT OUT HIS DECISIONS AND MADE THEM IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF EVERYONE INVOLVED.))
SUPER=01-Martin Jeffrey/Roanoke NAACP President; :00 QUICK
SUPER=01-David Mays/Police Benevolent Association; :05
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=everyone involved.
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VO-NAT


In deference to Hooper's family, city officials are not yet discussing the process that will choose his successor, but they promise a professional search that will include significant community involvement.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


Meanwhile, Hooper's funeral is scheduled for tomorrow afternoon at St. Andrews Catholic Church.
Police officers from across Virginia and other states are expected to attend.

P-Henry-Shooting


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#597-29
GRAPHIC=legal scales


A Chatham man who was shot in a robbery attempt turned himself in to State Police yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Martinsville;


Randall Lee Gilbert faces several charges including burglary and grand larceny.
State Police say Gilbert and another man broke into a Martinsville home last Monday.
When Les Hussey returned to his home, he found the two men trying to rob him.
Hussey then shot Gilbert in the chest, the other man ran away.
Gilbert is free on a 20-thousand dollar bond.
The other man is still at large.
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E-Green


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#97-40
GRAPHIC=Green


Has Valery Green become a pet owner again?
That's what a Franklin County prosecutor wants to know.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Franklin Co./File Tape


Green is under a court order NOT to have any pets, because of her convictions for animal neglect.
Commonwealth's attorney Cliff Hapgood says he's investigating allegations by the Franklin County Humane Society that Green has animals at her home.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


Green's attorney could not be reached for comment.

2-Cousteau


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


The world of science has lost one of its great pioneers.
Sea explorer Jacques Cousteau has died.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


The Cousteau foundation in France reported the death this morning, but is releasing few details.
Cousteau reportedly had been ill for months.
He was 87.
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senate-medicare


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=medicare national


If you're planning to be a financially well-off senior citizen, it could take longer for you to start getting Medicare benefits and it could cost you more to get them.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Capitol Hill/Yesterday;


The Senate voted to raise the eligibility age from 65 to 67 and would raise premiums for senior citizens making over 50-thousand dollars a year.
The bill passed yesterday following a heated Capitol Hill debate.
One Senator called upping eligibility a guarantee for the future.
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SOT

4:00:58
IN Q=STAND UP
SUPER=01-Sen. Rick Santorum/(R) Pennsylvania;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=THAT'S HEALTHY FOR THEM.
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VO-NAT


The White House opposes the plan.
The age change is not in the spending bill that the House is expected to vote on today.
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prom-baby


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=legal scales


A New Jersey teenager who gave birth at her prom three weeks ago, faces murder charges in the death of the newborn baby.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Freehold, NJ;


Eighteen- year -old Melissa Drexler pleaded not guilty to murder and child endangerment charges in court yesterday.
She was released on 50-thousand dollars bail.
SUPER=04-June 6;


Drexler attended her high school prom June 6th and gave birth to a boy in the women's restroom, and then returned to the dance floor.
The autopsy revealed the baby had either been strangled or suffocated.
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wipe/wipe/wipe

TEEN-SENTENCED


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=WIPE/WIPE/WIPE
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Ozaukee Co., WI;


A teen-ager in Wisconsin was given two years probation yesterday.
He was convicted of sexual assault for getting his 15- year- old girlfriend pregnant.
Both teens said the sex was consensual but under Wisconsin law, no one under the age of 16 can consent to a sexual relationship.
Kevin Gillson must also perform one hundred hours of community service and register as a sex offender.
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E-Henry-Shooting


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-32
GRAPHIC=NONE


A 21- year- old man is facing charges of burglary, grand larceny, and wearing a mask to conceal his identity after surrendering to state police yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Martinsville;


Martinsville homeowner Les Hussey says he shot Randall Lee Gilbert when he found Gilbert and another man trying to rob him.
After turning himself in yesterday Gilbert was released on a 20-thousand dollar bond.
State police are waiting for more information before arresting a second suspect.
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P-tractor-ax


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#97-39
GRAPHIC=NONE


A Roanoke contractor died yesterday in a bulldozer accident in Franklin County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;


Two men were using bulldozers to clear a lot on this hillside off Route 1-16.
The larger machine was stuck, so they tried to pull it up the hill with the other bulldozer.
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SOT 15:17:17
IN Q=the SMALL TRACTOR

((CLAUDE WEBSTER/FRANKLIN CO. PUBLIC SAFETY: THE SMALL TRACTOR'S ENGINE STALLED AS IT WAS PULLING THE WINCH. THE LARGE MACHINE THEN PULLING THE SMALLER TRACTOR DOWN THE HILL.))
SUPER=01-Claude Webster/Franklin Co. Public Safety;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=down the hill.
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VO-NAT


The smaller tractor apparently slid on top of one of the men, crushing 63- year- old Ivan Maurice Green.
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Canada-Riots


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


Dozens of people have been arrested in Quebec during a province wide holiday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Quebec City, Canada;

4:09:47
Crowds gathered round Quebec's legislature building.
Police used tear gas and a water cannon to disperse rioters and arrested 150 people.
During the struggle four people, including one police officer, were injured.
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p-huff-lane


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#597-31
GRAPHIC=none


A 5-81 interchange near Valley View Mall is getting closer to becoming a reality, but neighboring residents are NOT giving up the fight.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The developer of Valley View Mall wants to build a new interchange on 5-81 to ease traffic to the shopping area.
Last night the school board held the last of four public meetings with citizens.
SUPER=04-May 29;


The first three were marked by parents of Huff Lane students who spoke out against the plans to extend Valley View Boulevard.
But now nearby residents are concerned as well.
They have questions about the road that would cut across Huff Lane school's property, close to their homes.
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SOT 18:53:52
IN Q=they have

((ANNA SHELTON/AREA RESIDENT: THEY HAVE THE WINDOWS OPEN AND AT NIGHT YOU HEAR THE NOISE YOU HEAR THE BRAKES...SOMETIMES CARS HITTIN'. ))
SUPER=07-Anna Shelton;
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=cars hittin'
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VO-NAT


Last week the school board approved the city's plans for the road.
Last night it was the residents who spoke out on issues such as noise, dust control and pedestrian access to the mall.
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SOT 19:46:31
IN Q=that the builder

((BETTIE HUTTON/AREA RESIDENT: THAT THE BUILDER GETS HIS WISHES AND THE PEOPLE AND THE COMMUNITY DON'T! (APPLAUSE) ))
SUPER=07-Bettie Hutton
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=applause.
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VO-NAT


School Superintendent Wayne Harris will use the comments and report to city council.
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p-parental-notification


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=amo
TAPE#597-24
GRAPHIC=abortion


Possible success for abortion rights advocates in their last minute effort to block the parental notification law-
In federal court yesterday, the controversy centered on how the law was worded, and not the actual law itself.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


Parental Notification states any girl under the age of 18 seeking an abortion must tell her parents OR ask a juvenile court judge for a waiver.
If the judge finds the girl is mature enough to make that decision on her own, the statute says that judge "MAY" grant the girl's request.
An attorney for Planned Parenthood argued the word "may" is open to interpretation... and that the law instead should read "shall".
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SOT 3:35:07
IN Q=They went out

((SIMON HELLER/PLANNED PARENTHOOD ATTORNEY: THEY WENT OUT ON THEIR OWN AND DRAFTED SOMETHING THAT I THINK EVEN THE JUDGE INDICATED WASN'T VERY WELL DRAFTED AT A MINIMUM, AND MAYBE I THINK HAS THE INTENTION OF STOPPING WOMEN FROM GETTING ABORTIONS.))
SUPER=01-Simon Heller/Planned Parenthood Attorney;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=from getting abortions.
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State attorneys agree it COULD be worded differently, but that it should still go into effect July First, as scheduled.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 3:28:30
IN Q=The harm about

((CLAUDE ALLEN/DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL: THE HARM ABOUT A TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER IS THAT IT PREVENTS THE LAW OF THE STATE FROM GOING INTO EFFECT WHICH IS DESIGNED TO PROTECT THE CITIZENS OF VIRGINIA.))
SUPER=01-Claude Allen/Deputy Attorney General;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=citizens of Virginia.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


Judge James Turk already indicated he did NOT believe it would harm the state if parental notification is delayed 30-to 60 days.
He could rule on the issue Monday.

2-E-Missing-Plane


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


The Roanoke pilot who's been missing since Sunday Morning has been found safe and sound in Saint Augustine, Florida.
David Turner left the Roanoke airport, but never arrived at his destination of Clearwater, Florida.
Last night airport officials in Saint Augustine found his plane on the ground there.
He told his wife he was did NOT know anyone was searching for him.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


The discovery ends a multi-state search by the Civil Air Patrol.
The C-A-P searched Turner's anticipated flight path by air yesterday.
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wachovia


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=amo
TAPE#net (edit of 597-26)
GRAPHIC=wachovia


Within two weeks, Wachovia, based in Winston-Salem has gone from having NO presence in Virginia to having the LARGEST.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Winston Salem, NC/File Tape;


The North Carolina bank will purchase Central Fidelity Bank for two-point three billion dollars.
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


Central Fidelity has long vowed to remain independent, apparently Wachovia made an offer it couldn't refuse.
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SOT CENTRAL FIDELITY 6/24 TAPE TOT 11:15:27
IN Q=They're here

((JOHN CLARKE/CATAWBA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT: THEY'RE HERE. SPECULATION WAS THAT THEY WERE A BETTER FIT WITH CRESTAR THAN CENTRAL FIDELITY. BUT MAYBE CRESTAR IS NOT FOR SALE, AGAIN, WHO KNOWS.))
SUPER=01-John Clarke/Catawba Capital Management;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=who knows.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


About 600 Central Fidelity employees work in Lynchburg.
Business leaders-- among others-- say they're anxiously waiting to see what happens in the transaction with Wachovia.
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P-Welfare-Reform


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=jsu
TAPE#97-29
GRAPHIC=Welfare in Virginia


If welfare recipients in the Roanoke area don't find a job within 90 days they risk losing their benefits.
The program known as VIEW--Virginia's Initiative For Employment Not Welfare starts October first.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Supporters say the program will help end a cycle of dependency.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:06:24
IN Q=What governor Allen

((SCOTT OOSTDYK/DEPUTY SECRETARY HEALTH AND HUMAN RESOURCES:WHAT GOVERNOR ALLEN HAS SAID BASICALLY IS HERE ARE YOUR RESOURCES..HERE IS YOUR OPPORTUNITY. BUT IN EXCHANGE FOR THAT YOU HAVE TIME LIMITED BENEFITS. YOU ONLY HAVE TWO YEARS TO BE ON WELFARE))
SUPER=01-Scott Oostdyk/Health & Human Resources
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=two years
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VO-NAT


The program has already started in some parts of Virginia.
So far 70-percent of the affected recipients have found jobs.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:05:55
IN Q=The earlier

((SCOTT OOSTDYK/DEPUTY SECRETARY HEALTH AND HUMAN RESOURCES: THE EARLIER PEOPLE GET STARTED ON EARNING THEIR OWN LIVING THE MORE EXPERIENCE THE HAVE WHEN WELFARE REALLY KICKS IN ON THE FEDERAL LEVEL))
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=the federal level
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=Welfare in Virginia


Those welfare recipients who do not find jobs will be required to do community work or volunteer for a government non-profit organization.


P-New-Bridge


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mjo
TAPE#97-36
GRAPHIC=None


They're building better bridges at Virginia tech.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg;


A Virginia Tech professor teamed up with V-DOT and the town of Blacksburg to design a more efficient bridge.
The span, on Tom's Creek Road, has beams made of graphite and fiberglass in a vinyl resin.
Researchers hope to prove they're more durable than traditional steel beams.
(/////SOT/////)

11:04:11
SOT
IN Q=One of the

((JACK LESKO/VA TECH ENGINEERING PROFESSOR: ONE OF THE PRIMARY REASON THAT YOU WANT TO USE A COMPOSITE MATERIAL, OR POTENTIALLY USE A COMPOSITE MATERIAL, IS THE DURABILITY. THE PROBLEMS WITH TRADITIONAL MATERIALS IS THAT THEY REQUIRE A CONSIDERABLE AMOUNT OF MAINTENANCE. ))
SUPER=01-Jack Lesko/Va. Tech Engineering Professor
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=of maintenance.
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VO-NAT


Researchers will monitor the bridge for ten years-- watching for signs of wear and tear.
Although there are four other composite bridges in the country none has been used specifically for research purposes.
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4-Scores


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


In sports,
Darren Holmes was the emergency starter in Colorado's triumph at Los Angeles.
For that and the rest of last night's scores let's check the scoreboards.
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SOT
IN Q=first audio
SUPER=#556
SUPER=X5010;
SUPER=0091-j/New York/12//Detroit/9////Minnesota/5/j/Cleveland/10///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0091-j/Baltimore/6//Milwaukee/2///j/Boston/9//Toronto/6///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0091-/Kansas City/0/j/Chicago/4///j/Anaheim/7//Texas/6///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0092-j/Oakland/4//Seattle/1///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0092-j/Cincinnati/7//Montreal/6//10

Innings/j/Florida/4//Philadelphia/1///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0092-j/Pittsburgh/8//Houston/3////Chicago/2/j/St. Louis/7///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0092-/Atlanta/5/j/New York/6////San Diego/1/j/San Francisco/4///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0092-/Los Angeles/2/j/Colorado/6///;
SUPER=x5011;
SUPER=0093-/Salem/1/j/Winston-Salem/7////Frederick/3/j/Lynchburg/8///;
SUPER=x5012;
SUPER=0105-/Pulaski/5/j/Martinsville/10///;
RUNS=1:10

(-------------) OUT Q=...LAST SCORE