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7E-Carilion-Neonatal


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
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TAPE#97-56
GRAPHIC=Carilion


The Health Department cited Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital for staffing violations in one of its nurseries.
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Officials conducted a surprise inspection in April after several nurses complained.
They found staffing shortages existed on 34 days in the Intermediate Care Nursery.
They also found nurses walking past dirty equipment in the nursery, which was not covered or stored in a protected environment.
The head of the department says these are minor infractions, and the problems have been solved.
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SUPER=01-Dr. Robert Allen/Neonatology Director;
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Carilion also set up a "dirty equipment room", to safely store used medical gear until it can be cleaned.
The state report says there is no indication any patients were harmed by the violations.

7E-Salem-VA


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#97-58
GRAPHIC=V-A Seal


The Salem V-A medical center is looking for a new leader.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File; (94-26)


Friday was former director Doctor John Presley's last day.
He was terminated following sexual harrassment allegations.
Presley denies the charges.
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A V-A official says the search process has begun for a replacement. Mid Atlantic Network Director Doctor Leroy Gross says all jobs at the V-A hospital are secure.
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SOT 12:43:51
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((DR. LEROY GROSS/NETWORK DIRECTOR: 12:43:51 AS FAR AS BEING GUARANTEEING EMPLOYMENT OF COURSE THAT RESTS PRIMARILY WITH THE BUDGET. AT THIS POINT AS LONG AS THE PRODUCTIVITY AND THE QUALITY AND THE PATIENT SATISFACTION IS THERE I SEE THE FUTURE AS BEING VERY ROSIE FOR JOB SECURITY FOR EMPLOYEES HERE AT SALEM.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Leroy Gross/Network Director;
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Former associate director William Delameter was reassigned to another medical center after the harrassment investigation.
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7E-Jefferson


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-55
GRAPHIC=Jefferson


The defense was hoping for no jail time, but that won't be the case for a Roanoke letter carrier.
Anthony Tyler Jefferson will spend two years in prison for stalking some of his customers.
The case called for probation; no jail time.
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But the judge did NOT see it that way.
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((JUDGE JONATHAN APGAR/ROANOKE CIRCUIT COURT: ANYTIME SOMEONE ENTERS A DWELLING WHILE THE OCCUPANT IN THAT DWELLING IS ASLEEP IN BED JUST REQUIRES SOME FORM OF INCARCERATION- -IN AND OF ITSELF.))
SUPER=02-Jonathan Apgar/Roanoke Circuit Court Judge;
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A psychiatrist testified that Jefferson is a sexual deviant who was anxious and depressed all the time.
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((ANTHONY TYLER JEFFERSON/STALKER: YOUR HONOR I'D LIKE TO SAY I'M SORRY TO ANYONE WHO FELT THAT MY ACTIONS HAVE HURT THEM IN THESE SITUATIONS. AND I DEEPLY APOLOGIZE FOR ANYTHING I HAVE DONE.))
SUPER=01-Anthony Tyler Jefferson/Stalker;
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Jefferson pleaded guilty last month to breaking and entering with intent to commit a sexual offense.
Once he's done his time, Jefferson will be on supervised probation for another ten years.
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7S-VMI


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-57
GRAPHIC=VMI


The count is now 28 for female cadets at Virginia Military Institute.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New Market/Sunday


Sometime after the rat core returned to Lexington Sunday night- -having spent most of the day on the New Market battlefield- -one woman quit.
She left before the "sweat party" started around midnight- -when upperclassmen roust the rats- -and make them do exercises.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
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So far 26 men and two women have dropped out... slightly higher than the average attrition rate for the first week.

7weather


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Taking a look at your Tuesday forecast... Partly sunny skies with highs in the low to mid 80's.
Tonight looks clear and cool with light winds lows in the upper 50's to low 60's.
And taking a look ahead...
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7BIRTHDAYS!8/27/97
Wednesday:

(Anniversary)
SUPER=130-39th/Richard & Harriet Miles/Blacksburg;



SUPER=130-85/Amy Pillow/Hurt;



SUPER=130-/Gene Arnold/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-49/Donnie Martin/Newport;


No Pictures:

SUPER=130-/Carolyn Waterman/Boones Mill;



SUPER=130-/J.D. Stump/Rocky Mount;



(Anniversary)
SUPER=130-51st/Raymond & Kathryne Lee/Cloverdale;



SUPER=130-/Helen Plybon/Ridgeway;

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55E-Jefferson


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-55
GRAPHIC=Jefferson


A two- year prison term has been handed down to a former mailman convicted of stalking some of his customers.
The sentencing guidelines for Anthony Tyler Jefferson's case actually called
for probation---
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but the judge didn't see it that way.
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((JUDGE JONATHAN APGAR/ROANOKE CIRCUIT COURT: ANYTIME SOMEONE ENTERS A DWELLING WHILE THE OCCUPANT IN THAT DWELLING IS ASLEEP IN BED JUST REQUIRES SOME FORM OF INCARCERATION- -IN AND OF ITSELF.))
SUPER=02-Jonathan Apgar/Roanoke Circuit Court Judge;
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OUT Q=and of itself
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A psychiatrist testified that Jefferson is a sexual deviant who was anxious and depressed all the time.
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SOT 15:50:15
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((ANTHONY TYLER JEFFERSON/STALKER: YOUR HONOR I'D LIKE TO SAY I'M SORRY TO ANYONE WHO FELT THAT MY ACTIONS HAVE HURT THEM IN THESE SITUATIONS. AND I DEEPLY APOLOGIZE FOR ANYTHING I HAVE DONE.))
SUPER=01-Anthony Tyler Jefferson/Stalker;
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OUT Q=I have done.
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VO-NAT


Jefferson pleaded guilty last month to breaking and entering with intent to commit a sexual offense.
Once he's done his time, Jefferson will be on supervised probation for another ten years.
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55S-First-Day


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#97-54
GRAPHIC=back to school


It's the second day of school for many area students.
A Roanoke County elementary school found the first day back a bit more exciting than normal.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.


A welder working on the roof at Back Creek Elementary caught some insulation on fire.
Smoke got into the air conditioning system, so the school was evacuated.
But everyone was back in class after about 40 minutes.
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In Roanoke, Breckinridge Middle School re-opened after a year of renovations.
Overall, it was a smooth opening day for Roanoke Valley schools.
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55Two-Domestic


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#97-
GRAPHIC=why does she stay?


In the past, some domestic violence victims say they didn't always feel the law was on their side.
But since July 1st, Virginia authorities are more likely to make an arrest.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Sherri Songer left her abusive boyfriend after ten years.
She says she's still afraid-- although there's a protective order against him.
Meanwhile Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Judge Philip Trompeter is optimistic about the new laws, but says there are still no guarantees.
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((HON. PHILIP TROMPETER/ROANOKE CO. J & D RELATIONS COURT: IT'S NOT GOOD ENOUGH TO JUST HAVE THESE LAWS, IT'S ONLY GOOD IF WE HAVE SOME SORT OF ABILITY TO GAUGE HOW WELL WE ARE SERVING AND ASSISTING THESE WOMEN. ))
SUPER=01-Philip Trompeter/Roanoke Co. Domestic Rel. Judge;
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TAKE GRAPHIC FULL SCREEN
To hear more about how the new laws will help protect domestic violence victims, be sure to catch the second part of our series, "Why Does She Stay?" tonight at six and eleven.
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55S-Brown-Fund


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#97-48
GRAPHIC=None


Bedford County Sheriff Mike Brown and his wife Janet lost their teenage son in a car accident last month.
Now they want to remember him by paying tribute to the things he loved.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Matthew Brown was an accomplished poet, who enjoyed performing--
So his parents have formed a foundation which will raise money for the Matthew Jordan Brown Center for the Performing Arts.
The outdoor amphitheater will be located in Bedford County.
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((MIKE BROWN/BEDFORD COUNTY SHERIFF: JANET AND I THOUGHT SOMETHING'S MISSING IN OUR AREA, AND WE GOT ENOUGH IN ROANOKE, LET'S SEND IT OUT A LITTLE BIT, THIS LOCATION THAT HE LOVED, THE PEAKS OF OTTER. ))
SUPER=01-Mike Brown/Bedford Co. Sheriff;
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The foundation hopes to raise one and a half million dollars.
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55weather


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Time again to look at our forecast--
Partly sunny and pleasant today, with highs in the lower 80s.
Clear and cool tonight, with lows in the upper 50s to the lower 60s.
And the partly sunny conditions continue for the rest of the work week...
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8E-Carilion-Neonatal


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-56
GRAPHIC=Carilion


A Health Department investigation revealed staffing violations in a nursery at Carilion's Roanoke Community Hospital.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The department conducted the surprise inspection in April after several nurses complained.
They found staffing shortages existed on 34 days in the Intermediate Care Nursery.
They also found nurses walking past dirty equipment in the nursery, which was not covered or stored in a protected environment.
The head of the department says these are minor infractions, and the problems have been solved.
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SUPER=01-Dr. Robert Allen/Neonatology Director;
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Carilion also set up a "dirty equipment room", to safely store used medical gear until it can be cleaned.
The state report says there is no indication any patients were harmed by the violations.

8S-Salem-VA


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#97-58
GRAPHIC=V-A Seal


The end of the year will likely mark the beginning of new leadership at Salem's V-A Medical Center.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape; (97-28)


The new leadership follows sexual harrassment allegations against former director Doctor John Presley.
Presley denies the charges.
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Mid-Atlantic V-A Network Director Doctor Leroy Gross insists the fact that Doctor Presley was fired does not mean the V-A medical center thinks he's guilty.
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((DR. LEROY GROSS/NETWORK DIRECTOR:IT DOESN'T MEAN THAT THE ACTION TAKEN IS UNEQUIVOCALLY SAYING THAT ANYONE IS GUILTY OR INNOCENT OR WHATEVER. DR. PRESLEY IS CURRENTLY AS HE RELATED TO ME, HE PLANS TO APPEAL...THAT'S HIS PREROGATIVE))
SUPER=01-Dr. Leroy Gross/Network Director
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OUT Q=that's his prerogative
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Gross spoke to hospital staff yesterday.
He says employees need to focus on moving forward as a team.
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8S-Jefferson


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-55
GRAPHIC=Anthony Jefferson


A Roanoke mail carrier will spend two years in prison for stalking female cutomers on his route.
Anthony Tyler Jefferson knew a lot about the women he delivered mail to.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


At yesterday's sentencing hearing, a psychiatrist described the behavior that led up to Jefferson's arrest.
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SOT 15:31:15 Tape #2
IN Q=which included

((WHICH INCLUDED OBSCENE PHONE CALLS, PROWLING AROUND THE NEIGHBORHOOD DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS, THE APPROACH TO SEVERAL DIFFERENT WOMEN SIMULTANEOUSLY- -OR IN THE SAME PERIOD OF TIME, HIS ENTERING INTO THE TRAILER, STANDING OVER THE VICTIM AND MASTURBATING.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Isaac Van Patten/Psychiatrist;
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OUT Q=masturbating.
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Doctor Van Patten concluded Jefferson was a sexual deviant.
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SOT 15:50:15
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((YOUR HONOR I'D LIKE TO SAY I'M SORRY TO ANYONE WHO FELT THAT MY ACTIONS HAVE HURT THEM IN THESE SITUATIONS. AND I DEEPLY APOLOGIZE FOR ANYTHING I HAVE DONE. ))
SUPER=01-Anthony Tyler Jefferson/Fired U.S. Postal Worker
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OUT Q=I have done.
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VO-NAT


State sentencing guidelines called for a period of probation, but no jail time.
Judge John Apgar said breaking into someone's home when they're asleep demands prison time.
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8First-Day


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=eea
TAPE#net (edit of 597-31)
GRAPHIC=back to school


It's back to the books for many students across the area.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Yesterday was a special day for Roanoke City School's transportation director.
For the past 21 years, Chauncey Logan kept the busses moving.
He's retiring after this year.
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SOT 11:00:58
IN Q=I enjoyed it

((CHAUNCEY LOGAN/ I ENJOYED IT, I HAVE A GOOD STAFF, THE DRIVERS ARE TREMENDOUS, THEY DO A WONDERFUL JOB EACH DAY, AND I THINK THIS CITY AND PARENTS SHOULD BE VERY PROUD.))
SUPER=01-Chauncey Logan/Transportation Director;
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OUT Q=very proud
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VO-NAT


Logan has been with the city school system for 38 years. He worked as a teacher before moving to the transportation department.
The drivers say they'll miss him.
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8weather


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Turning now to Tuesday's weather--
Partly sunny and very pleasant.
Highs in the lows to mid 80s.
Clear overnight, with lows dropping back into the 50s.
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