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7P-Parental-Notification


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-31
GRAPHIC=abortion


After months of making headlines, Virginia's parental notification law is now officially in the law books.
A federal appeals judge yesterday overruled judge James Turk's temporary block of the law.
Yesterday afternoon Judge Turk ruled there was "substantial likelihood" that Virginia's parental notification law was UNconstitutional.
That after Planned Parenthood argued the law gave Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judges too much if a pregnant teen comes to them to bypass her parents.
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IN Q=IF WE'RE TO

((GRACE SPARKS/VA. PLANNED PARENTHOOD: IF WE'RE TO GIVE PEOPLE CONSTITUTIONAL PROTECTION, WE'RE GOING TO HAVE TO DO BETTER THAN RELY ON PERSONALITY AND A JUDGE'S ABILITY TO MAKE THAT DECISION. THAT'S WHY CONSISTENTLY THE SUPREME COURT HAS INDICATED THAT THERE NEEDS TO BE A TIME FRAME ON IT. THERE'S A TIME
FRAME ON PREGNANCY AND THERE NEEDS TO BE A TIME FRAME ON THIS TOO.)) sot 43:34

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: JUDGES UNDERSTAND THAT THIS IS SOMETHING THAT SHOULD TAKE A HIGH PRIORITY, AND JUDGES ARE GONNA MAKE THESE DECISIONS AS PROMPTLY AND EFFICIENTLY AS POSSIBLE. THEY UNDERSTAND WHAT'S GOING ON.))
SUPER=01-Grace Sparks/Va. Planned Parenthood; :00
SUPER=@Allen; :17
RUNS=:29
OUT Q=what's going on.
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VO-NAT

Attorney General Richard Cullen immediately appealed the ruling.
Without giving a reason, Judge Michael Luttig re-instated the statute.
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7E-Helvestine


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-35
GRAPHIC=Helvestine


Lawyers for the man charged with taking part in a racially motivated bombing that killed a two year old girl do NOT want a jury to know he was once a member of the Ku Klux Klan.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


Frank Helvestine is accused of helping obtain parts for the bomb in 19-75.
Yesterday, his lawyer argued that the jury in his upcoming trial should NOT be told about his Klan membership.
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SOT 11:05:48
IN Q=This crime has

((TOM BLAYLOCK/DEFENSE ATTORNEY; THIS CRIME HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH THE KKK, MR. HELVESTINE'S MEMBERSHIP IN THAT ORGANIZATION WAS OVER AND HE WAS OUT OF THAT ORGANIZATION. 11:04:22 SKIP BURKART/ROANOKE COUNTY PROSECUTOR; AS FAR AS THE COMMONWEALTH IS CONCERNED, IT HELPS BOLSTER AND PROVE HIS MOTIVE, HIS MOTIVATION, THAT'S THE ESSENCE OF WHY WE'RE GOING INTO THAT, TO SHOW HIS MOTIVATION. ))
SUPER=01-Tom Blaylock/Helvestine's Attorney;
SUPER=01-Skip Burkart/Roanoke Co. Prosecutor; :11
RUNS=:21
OUT Q=show his motivation
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VO-NAT


Judge Diane Strickland is still considering whether or not to allow the testimony.
She denied a defense motion to dismiss the charges because a key piece of evidence is missing.
Pieces of the pipe bomb have vanished from the state labs.
The prosecutor says the men who collected and tested the evidence are still available to testify.
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7Presley


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#net (edit of 597-32)
SS=presley


Doctor John Presley is giving his side of the story about his forced administrative leave from the Salem Veteran's Hospital earlier this year.
He has even written a letter to President Clinton.
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((DR. JOHN PRESLEY/SALEM VA HOSPITAL DIRECTOR: I AM NOT TO BE HARASSED, HUMILIATED, OR INTIMIDATED.))
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OUT Q=or intimidated.
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SUPER=03-Salem; :


He says the Department of Veteran's Affairs has had him on leave for three months because it's investigating claims that he sexually harassed employees at the Salem V-A.
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SOT 00:53:46
IN Q=The headquarters

((DR. JOHN PRESLEY/SALEM VA DIRECTOR: THE HEADQUARTERS PEOPLE ARE NOT ACTING IN A PROFESSIONAL MANNER. MORE LIKE CHILDREN PLAYING I'M THE BOSS.))
SUPER=01-Dr. John Presley/Salem VA Director;
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=the boss.
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VO-NAT


Presley denies he ever sexually harassed any one of the more than 16-hundred employees at the Salem V-A.
He has long been known as one of the V-A's "troubleshooters".
SUPER=03-Salem/1992;


In 19-92, Presley arrived in Salem, after the bodies of several patients were discovered on hospital grounds.
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ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=PRESLEY


Presley says the man who will become acting Secretary of the Department of Veteran's Affairs, the V-A's general counsel, and others, are behind this plot to oust him.
The secretary is a White House cabinet member, so Presley wrote to the President.
The Veteran's Administration says Presley's comments are "puzzling and without foundation."

7weather


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Turning to weather--
Considerable cloudiness today, with showers and thunderstorms.
Highs in the upper 70s.
Cloudy skies overnight, with a few showers leftover.
Lows in the upper 60s.
Variably cloudy tomorrow, with a slight chance of showers.
Warmer, with highs in the mid 80s.
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7BIRTHDAYS! 7/2/97
Wednesday:

SUPER=130-41/Glen Palmer/Union Hall;



SUPER=130-70/Edsel Gallimore/Price's Fork;



SUPER=130-1/Sierra Delby/Roanoke;



(Anniversary)
SUPER=130-50th/Arnold & Edna Edwards/Pulaski;



SUPER=130-5/Dustin Phelps/Roanoke;


No Pictures:

SUPER=130-52/Carol Norehart/Salem;



SUPER=130-77/Tiny Decker/Roanoke;



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55p-vmi


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=amo
TAPE#597-33
GRAPHIC=VMI


A few new faces hit the campus of VMI yesterday.
Some of the women who will attend the intsitute were welcomed to Lexington.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lexington;


Eighteen women are among the students taking part in the Summer Transition Program.
Between 30 to 35 are expected when the cadets matriculate in August.
The women say they're confident they will be accepted in the corps of cadets.
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IN Q=It's unfortunate what happened

((ANGELIA PICKETT/INCOMING CADET: IT'S UNFORTUNATE WHAT HAPPENED AT THE CITADEL, WHATEVER MAY OR MAY NOT HAVE TAKEN PLACE. DESPITE THAT FACT, I THINK VMI HAS DONE SO MUCH TO GET READY FOR THE ASSIMILATION OF WOMEN, I THINK IT'S GOING TO BE A COMPLETELY DIFFERENT SITUATION HERE.))
SUPER=01-Angelia Pickett/Incoming Cadet;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=situation here.
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VO-NAT


The Summer Transition Program is designed to improve the academic and physical abilities of incoming students.
The first arrivals say they came for the V-M-I education and experience, not to make history.
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55Morris


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=aje
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=none


Some shake-up at the Governor's office this morning -- A top Allen administration official has resigned over a political donation policy.
Department of Criminal Justice Services director Bruce Morris says the policy requiring Allen's political appointees to contribute to all or none of the candidates paying off debts from the G-O-P attorney general primary is unethical and illegal.

55P-Dowdy


ANCHOR=
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#597-29
GRAPHIC=NONE


K-92 has found a replacement for its K-Crew in the morning...
Many will recognize the voice of the newest member of the K-92's staff.
And his face is quite familiar around the Valley as well.
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VO-NAT


NEWS-7 "Morning'" man Larry Dowdy will be leaving us to go back to radio.
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SOT 21:15:45
IN Q=You just

((LARRY DOWDY/NEWS-7 "MORNIN'" YOU JUST DON'T LEAVE RADIO AFTER 19 YEARS AND JUST SAY TOTALLY GOODBYE. I STILL HAVE A LOVE FOR IT. IT GOT ME MY START IN THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY, AND I STILL LOVE IT.))
SUPER=01-Larry Dowdy/News-7 Mornin'
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=love it.
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VO-NAT


After having produced more than 800 segments for News 7 Mornin over the past five years, Dowdy leaves W-D-B-J in a couple of weeks.
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SS=NONE


The Roanoke native heads up the new morning crew-- a return to his roots.
Dowdy started working there when it was still an "easy listening" station in the late '70's... and now he's going BACK.

55weather


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NEWSCAST=cut-in
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TAPE#
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Time again to look at the forecast--
Skies will stay overcast today, with showers and thunderstorms.
Highs in the upper 70s.
Some lingering showers tonight, with lows in the upper 60s.
Variably cloudy on Wednesday and warmer.
Highs in the mid 80s.
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8abortion-law


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=abortion


Physicians now MUST tell parents if their daughter is un-married, under the age of 18, and seeking an abortion. A federal appeals judge in Richmond last night granted the state's request for a stay of a lower court injunction that blocked the Parental notification law.
Attorneys for Planned Parenthood say they'll go to the fourth U-S Circuit Court of Appeals this morning to try to revive the injunction.

8Morris


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=aje
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=none


Some changes this morning in the Governor's payroll -- A top Allen administration official has resigned over a political donation policy.
Department of Criminal Justice Services director Bruce Morris says the policy requiring Allen's political appointees to contribute to all or none of the candidates paying off debts from the G-O-P attorney general primary is unethical and illegal.

8P-Helvestine


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=eea
TAPE#597-27
GRAPHIC=Helvestine


Frank Helvestine's past membership in the Ku Klux Klan COULD come back to haunt him.
Helvestine is charged with a racially motivated bombing that occurred 22 years ago.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


Helvestine told a detective he spent a year in the Klan.
But yesterday in court, Helvestine's lawyer tried to keep that admission out of his upcoming trial.
He said it would prejudice the jury against him, and has nothing to do with charges that Helvestine was an accessory in a car bombing that killed a two- year- old child.
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SOT 11:01:15
IN Q=It adds nothing

((TOM BLAYLOCK/DEFENSE ATTORNEY; IT ADDS NOTHING TO THE COMMONWEALTH'S CASE, THEY DO NOT HAVE TO HAVE ANY MEMBERSHIP HE MAY HAVE HAD IN THE KU KLUX KLAN TO PROVE THAT FACT. 11:02:27 SKIP BURKART/ROANOKE COUNTY PROSECUTOR; EVERYBODY KNOWS THAT THE KLAN IS BASICALLY A HATE GROUP... A RACIALLY ORIENTED HATE GROUP. AS FAR AS WE'RE CONCERNED, THIS PARTICULAR CRIME WAS RACIALLY MOTIVATED, WAS HATE MOTIVATED. ))
SUPER=01-Tom Blaylock/Defense Attorney; :00
SUPER=01-Skip Burkart/Roanoke Co. Prosecutor; :09
RUNS=:22
OUT Q=was hate motivated
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VO-NAT


Judge Diane Strickland said she will consider the motion to strike the information.
She denied the defense's motion to dismiss the charges because some of the evidence is missing.
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8p-vmi


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=amo
TAPE#597-33
GRAPHIC=VMI


Virginia Military Institute yesterday rolled out the welcome mat for some of the women who will become rats this fall.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lexington;


Eighteen women are among the students taking part in the Summer Transition Program.
Between 30 to 35 are expected when the cadets matriculate in August.
The women say they're confident they will be accepted in the corps of cadets.
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IN Q=It's unfortunate what happened

((ANGELIA PICKETT/INCOMING CADET: IT'S UNFORTUNATE WHAT HAPPENED AT THE CITADEL, WHATEVER MAY OR MAY NOT HAVE TAKEN PLACE. DESPITE THAT FACT, I THINK VMI HAS DONE SO MUCH TO GET READY FOR THE ASSIMILATION OF WOMEN, I THINK IT'S GOING TO BE A COMPLETELY DIFFERENT SITUATION HERE.))
SUPER=01-Angelia Pickett/Incoming Cadet;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=situation here.
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VO-NAT


The Summer Transition Program is designed to improve the academic and physical abilities of incoming students.
The first arrivals say they came for the V-M-I education and experience, not to make history.
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8p-boty-address


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#597-23
GRAPHIC=NONE


Some Botetourt County residents may be getting new addresses, WITHOUT the hassle of moving.
It's part of a re-addressing plan proposed by emergency coordinators.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


At the first of several public information sessions in the county, residents were told about problems with the current system.
Some street numbers are out of order, duplicated or on the wrong side of the street.
That often makes it hard for rescue workers to find homes.
And skyrocketing growth in the county makes it difficult to assign addresses to new homes.
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SOT 7:16:26
IN Q=it's hard to

((SPENCER SUTER/BOTETOURT CO. 911 COORDINATOR: IT'S HARD TO CHANGE AN ADDRESS THAT YOU'VE USED FOR YEARS AND I HATE THAT THAT'S PART OF IT. BUT IF IT SAVES A SINGLE LIFE TO ME, IT'S WORTH IT. ))
SUPER=01-Spencer Suter/Botetourt Co. 911 Coordinator;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=it's worth it
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VO-NAT


The proposal goes before the board of supervisors in August.
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8weather


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Let's now check out the Tuesday outlook--
Clouds and showers today, along with a few thunderstorms.
Highs in the upper 70s.
Some showers possible overnight, with lows in the upper 60s.
Variably cloudy tomorrow, with highs warming into the mid 80s.
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