06:00-01

S-SCLC

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-50
GRAPHIC=Race Relations


A civil rights leader in Danville, Reverend William Avon Keen, is accusing police officers of committing what he calls racial genocide.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville


Keen heads the local Southern Christian Leadership Conference.
He says because of racial stereotypes white officers are too quick to shoot black men.
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SOT 2:19:22
IN Q=The atmosphere

((REV. WILLIAM AVON KEEN/SCLC: THE ATMOSPHERE THAT BLACKS ARE CRIMINALS, THAT POLICE OFFICERS MUST WALK WITH FEAR, THAT THEY MUST BE PREPARED TO SHOOT IF THEY GET IN CONFRONTATION WITH A YOUNG BLACK. THIS IS THE ATMOSPHERE THAT IS PREVALENT.))
SUPER=01-Rev. William Avon Keen/SCLC;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=that is prevalent
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-August 28;


Last week, Officer Dewey Hancock Junior shot and killed an alleged shoplifter who was trying to take his gun.
Keen says Hancock did NOT need to kill the man.
He says three other times, a white officer has killed a black male unnecessarily.
Chief Neal Morris says those three officers were acting in self defense.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 2:37:43
IN Q=We don't teach

((NEAL MORRIS/DANVILLE POLICE CHIEF: WE DON'T TEACH OUR PEOPLE TO BEAT OR ROUGH UP ANYBODY OR HANDLE ANY PERSON ROUGHER THAN ANY OTHER PERSON. WE WANT TO TREAT EVERYBODY WITH DIGNITY AND RESPECT AND CERTAINLY WE'RE NOT GOING TO DO ANYTHING THAT GETS US INTO A LAWSUIT.))
SUPER=01-Neal Morris/Danville Police Chief;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=into a lawsuit
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


Morris says 32 police officers patrol predominantly black neighborhoods, building trust and not fear.

Princess-Diana


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=princess diana


Princess Diana's funeral is still two days away, but mourners are already lining up outside Westminster Abbey.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-London, UK;


Buckingham Palace still is finalizing details for the funeral, which is expected to draw millions. Due to the massive outpouring of public grief the length of the procession has been more than tripled.
SUPER=03-Capitol Hill;


Meantime, Congress is honoring Princess Diana for her charitable works.
The House today is expected to follow the Senate's lead in proclaiming Saturday a national day of recognition.
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E-Deweese


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-48
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


In Roanoke yesterday, Christopher Todd Deweese pleaded no contest to charges of involuntary manslaughter.
Two passengers died when
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;

Deweese slammed his pickup truck into a tree in July, after a police officer recognized him at Mill Mountain Park.
At that time, Deweese was wanted for failing to appear in court.
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SOT 11:38:58
IN Q=The extreme reckless

((GERALD TEASTER/ASST. COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY; THE EXTREME RECKLESS DISREGARD FOR HUMAN LIFE BY DRIVING AT HIGH SPEED IN THICK FOG ON A MOUNTAIN ELUDING POLICE. UNDER THE LAW, THAT CERTAINLY COULD BE INTERPRETED AND FOUND GUILTY BY A JUDGE OR A JURY OF INVOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER BY DOING THAT.))
SUPER=01-Gerald Teaster/Asst. Commonwealth's Attorney;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=by doing that
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VO-NAT


Deweese agreed to plead no contest, after the prosecution agreed not to seek a sentence above state guidelines.
If the judge decides to follow the guidelines, Deweese's sentence could range from three to six years.
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E-B'burg-Shooting


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-53
GRAPHIC=Shooting


300-thousand dollars was the bond put up by friends and family to release the third brother charged with killing a man on a Blacksburg dance floor.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Christiansburg;


Leon and Kerry Scales were released from the Montgomery County jail Tuesday.
Their brother, Terry, was bonded out yesterday afternoon.
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Early Sunday;


They're charged with murdering a 30- year- old Florida man after a dispute on the dance floor at Arnold's restaurant Sunday morning.
A Blacksburg attorney represented Terry Scales about a year ago when he was charged with assault and battery.
In that case-- Scales was found NOT guilty.
(/////SOT/////)

10:10:18
SOT
IN Q=Very good

((DUTTON OLINGER/DEFENSE ATTORNEY:VERY GOOD FAMILY AND THEY ALL HAVE GOOD RECORDS IN THE MARTINSVILLE AREA, IN HIGH SCHOOL, SPORTS, AND A VERY WELL KNOWN AND RESPECTED FAMILY IN THAT AREA. ))
SUPER=01-Dutton Olinger/Defense Attorney; :00
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=that area.
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VO-NAT


Twenty-nine- year- old Paul Shoemaker was shot and wounded during the incident.
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Baptist


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


The leader of the nation's largest black denomination has survived another attempt to oust him.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Denver, CO;


Yesterday delegates of the National Baptist Convention U-S-A turned back an attempt to force out the Reverend Henry Lyons.
He won on a voice vote.
Lyons has faced allegations of financial improprieties, but church leaders have already dropped an ethics probe.
Yesterday the dissident ministers presented new evidence, a canceled check to a jewelry store for ten-thousand dollars.
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One-Steve


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NONE


Microwave
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=11-Roanoke;
SUPER=13-Brenda Liles/Funtime Productions;
SUPER=11-Roanoke;


Toss to stocks stocks comm

S-Allen


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-60
GRAPHIC=Education


The Virginia's Board of Education today is set to approve the standards schools must meet.
The state has already imposed new standards on schoolchildren -- and students have taken the first tests on that knowledge.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Henrico Co.


In an apparent attempt to blunt criticism of the proposed Standards of Accreditation, Governor George Allen yesterday promised almost 32- million dollars in the budget he normally reveals in December.
The money would help schools tutor the children who are NOT passing the new tests.
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SOT 09:59:48
IN Q=It's going to

((RICHARD LAPOINTE/VA. SUPERINTENDENT FOR PUBLIC INSTRUCTION: IT'S GOING TO TARGET THE STUDENTS WHO DO NOT FARE AS WELL IN THE TEST IN THIS SPRING TEST.))
SOT 09:49:29
IN Q=So if you're

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: SO IF YOU'RE MAKING THE EFFORT, AND SOMEBODY NEEDS SOME ADDITIONAL HELP, LET'S SAY IN MATHEMATICS, WE WANT TO MAKE SURE THAT WE'RE HELPING YOU GET AHEAD. WE DON'T WANT A SINGLE CHILD IN VIRGINIA TO FALL BEHIND OR JUST SAY THEY'RE A STATISTIC. AND SAY WELL WE HAVE TO LOWER THE STANDARDS FOR EVERYONE SO EVERYONE CAN GET OVER IT. WE WANT TO HAVE HIGH STANDARDS.))
SUPER=@LaPointe; :00
SUPER=@Allen; :08
RUNS=:28
OUT Q=high standards.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=Education


If the S-O-As are adopted today as written, schools will have six years before they get a warning for bad performance -- and a full ten years before they lose state accreditation.

School-name


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#97-66
GRAPHIC=NONE


The debate has been going on since 19-95 in Botetourt County.
That's when Botetourt Intermediate School was renamed William Clark Middle School.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


A black community group says William Clark was a slave owner.
So honoring William Clark insults the memory of the school that before desegregation was Botetourt County's only all-black school.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 7:41:33
IN Q=ROANOKE NAACP

((MARTIN JEFFREY: ROANOKE NAACP PRESIDENT: THIS IS SOMETHING THAT'S GOT TO CHANGE, THE NAME HAS GOT TO CHANGE, QUITE FRANKLY. THE BEST CASE SCENARIO IS WE HONOR HISTORY AND WE CHANGE THE NAME BACK TO WHAT IT WAS.))
SUPER=01-Martin Jeffrey/Roanoke NAACP President;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=to what it was.
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VO-NAT


The William Clark name has plenty of supporters as well.
More than 200 residents signed a petition saying the name change issue is dead-- since the name was selected after public input more than two years ago.
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Liberty-Debt


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Liberty University


An anonymous donor has settled Liberty University's debt with 16-hundred bondholders.
The deal is worth 27- million dollars.
It was announced yesterday at the first convocation service of the new school year.
The dispute with the bondholders had threatened to close the school founded by the Reverend Jerry Falwell.
The settlement reduces the university's debt to no more than 12- million dollars, a tenth of what it was in 19-92.

5-Slaughterhouse


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#597-36
GRAPHIC=NONE


Health and safety issues are a concern for some Botetourt County residents as a proposed slaughterhouse prepares to set up shop.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


Donald Griffith says all he wants to do is build a small operation to butcher his own and some of his neighbors' cattle.
But opponents say it's going to cause a multitude of problems including water contamination, odor and traffic tieups.
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SOT 12:38:47
IN Q=The road is not a

((SANDRA MCDANIEL/OPPOSES SLAUGHTERHOUSE:THE ROAD IS NOT A TWO LANE GRAVEL ROAD, IT'S ONLY ONE LANE AND AT CERTAIN POINTS OUT HERE YOU HAVE TO GET IN THE DITCH ON ONE SIDE AND ON THE OTHER SIDE WHAT YOU HAVE IS ALMOST A FOUR FOOT DROP OFF.DONALD GRIFFITH:I'M GOING TO GET THE GRAND TOTAL OF TWO BEEF A WEEK IF I'M LUCKY FROM OCTOBER TO FEBRUARY SO THAT WOULD MEAN ONCE A WEEK THERE WOULD BE TWO TRUCKS COMING IN AND OUT OF HERE))
SUPER=01-Sandra McDaniel/Opposes Slaughterhouse; :00
SUPER=01-Donald Griffith/Proposing Slaughterhouse; :17
RUNS=:26
OUT Q=out of here
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VO-NAT


The Griffith's are scheduled to go before the planning commission Monday to request rezoning the land.
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S-Explore-Park


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-59
GRAPHIC=Explore Park Logo


The Explore Park in Roanoke County will soon have a new attraction: MOUNTAIN BIKING.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Roger Ellmore, the park's executive director, says just a fraction of its 11- hundred acres are used for its historic areas, and this move is part of a larger plan.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:46:23
IN Q=Education and

((ROGER ELLMORE/EXPLORE PARK EXEC. DIRECTOR: EDUCATION AND ENVIRONMENT ARE THE THINGS THAT WE'VE BEEN PUSHING UP TO THIS POINT. BUT RECREATION HAS ALWAYS BEEN A COMPONENT OF THE PARK AND NOW IT'S TIME FOR US TO START DEVELOPING SOME OF THAT.))
SUPER=01-Roger Ellmore/Explore Park Executive Director;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=of that.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Explore expects to have three different levels of trails.
By this spring it hopes to have somewhere in the neighborhood of five to ten miles of the first two phases of the trails open.
The mountain bike trails would NOT go through any of Explore's historic sites.
The park already has HIKING trails. Horseback riding trails may also be built in the future.
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Two-Steve


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NONE


Microwave
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=11-Roanoke;



Double Boxes=SPA & KMC

Toss to Kimberly

Diana


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=princess diana


In London, Mourners are already lining up for Princess Diana's funeral.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-London, UK;


Due to the massive outpouring of public grief Buckingham Palace has more than tripled the length of the funeral procession.
SUPER=03-Capitol Hill;


Meantime, Congress is honoring Princess Diana for her charitable works.
The House today is expected to follow the Senate's lead in proclaiming Saturday a national day of recognition.
The Senate resolution praises Diana for having touched the lives of millions of Americans.
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S-Condolence-books


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-51
GRAPHIC=Diana 1961-1997


Three quarters of a million people have signed condolence books expressing their grief over the death of Princess Diana--
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Including people in the Roanoke Valley.
The main branch of the Roanoke Library has five condolence books donated by Oakey's Funeral Home.
The books will be collected and mailed to the British Embassy on Saturday.
(XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX)

**DISSOLVE/TAKE HOME PAGE ADDRESS FULLSCREEN-essC**
An on-line condolence book is available on the Royal Website.
You can visit it through the WDBJ home page at W-D-B-J-seven-dot-com.
Due to heavy web traffic, it may take several tries to connect to the site.
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Ramsey


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


The full text of the JonBenet Ramsey ransom note has been published in a Denver newspaper.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Boulder, CO;


The note in "The Rocky Mountain News" instructs the girl's father, John Ramsey, to fill a brown paper bag with 118-thousand dollars and then wait for a phone call.
JonBenet's mom says she found the note in their home last December 26th.
Hours later, the six- year- old girl's body was discovered in the basement.
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5-Deweese


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=eea
TAPE#597-37
GRAPHIC=legal scales


In July he crashed his truck on Mill Mountain, killing two people.
Yesterday a judge convicted Christopher Todd Deweese of involuntary manslaughter.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/July;


Deweese entered a no contest plea on both counts.
He was wanted for failing to appear in court when he met a police officer at Mill Mountain Park.
He drove away at high speed in heavy fog, crashing into a tree.
Deweese entered his no contest plea after the prosecution agreed to follow the state's sentencing guidelines.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:37:45
IN Q=whether there was

((GERALD TEASTER/ASST. COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY; WHETHER THERE WAS A GUILTY PLEA OR A NOT GUILTY PLEA, TRIAL OR NO TRIAL, WE'RE SIMPLY GOING TO ARGUE WITHIN THE GUIDELINES. THAT MEANS THAT WE WILL SIMPLY NOT ARGUE FOR THE JUDGE TO SENTENCE MORE THAN WHAT IS IN THE ACTUAL SENTENCING GUIDELINES WHEN THEY'RE PREPARED.))
SUPER=01-Gerald Teaster/Asst. Commonwealth's Attorney;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=they're prepared
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


Under the guidelines, Deweese could receive from three to six years in prison, though the judge can increase the sentence if he chooses.

E-Girls-Girls


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-58
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


Is nude dancing obscene, or an artistic expression protected by the First Amendment?
That's now up to a Roanoke jury to decide.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/1994;


Dancers at Girls, Girls, Girls routinely take off all their clothes. But the Supreme Court has said that does NOT necessarily constitute obscenity.
SUPER=04-Yesterday;


In Court yesterday afternoon the judge ruled the club may be prosecuted under both City ordinance and State law.
The defense claims police conducted an illegal search by videotaping performances at the club with a hidden camera.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=They paid

((JACK KENNETT/GIRLS, GIRLS, GIRLS, INC. ATTY.: THEY PAID TO GET IN, BUT THEY TRESPASSED TO THE PLACE WHERE THEY TOOK THE PHOTOGRAPHS. AND I'M NOT SO SURE THAT THAT DOESN'T MAKE ALL THAT INADMISSIBLE.))
SUPER=01-Jack Kennett/Girls, Girls, Girls, Inc. Atty.
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=inadmissable.
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=Legal Scales


The case is set for trial at the end of the month.

Betting


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


Colonial Downs has collected enough signatures for ballot initiatives in November for off-track betting parlors in Roanoke, Fredericksburg and Martinsville.
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VO-NAT

97-49, 9/1
SUPER=03-New Kent Co./Monday;


Colonial Downs plans to have six parlors in the state.
It already operates two in Richmond and Chesapeake, and two others are to open this month in Hampton and Brunswick County.
The Colonial Downs race track in New Kent County began its inaugural racing season on Monday.
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Three-Steve


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NONE


Microwave
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=11-Roanoke;
SUPER=13-Marla Armstrong/Southern Living;
SUPER=11-Roanoke;



Double Boxes=SPA & MEL

Toss to Mel

E-SCLC


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-50
GRAPHIC=Race Relations


A war of words in Danville between civil rights groups and the police department could soon be resolved.
Reverend William Avon Keen says the black community and the police department can solve their problem together.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


Keen is the leader of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.
He says Danville police must stop killing black men out of fear.
SUPER=04-August 28;


Last week Officer Dewey Hancock Junior shot and killed an alleged shoplifter who was trying to grab his gun.
Keen says the shooting victim was D avid Pryor of New York City, but police say they still don't know the man's name.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 2:12:56
IN Q=If he was shot

((REVEREND WILLIAM AVON KEEN/SCLC: IF HE WAS SHOT BY POLICE AS AN UNIDENTIFIED INDIVIDUAL, HE WOULD BE TREATED AS A PAUPER AND BURIED AND JUST THROWN ASIDE, WHICH WOULD ALSO REINFORCE THAT A BLACK CRIMINAL'S LIFE IS VALUELESS.))
SUPER=01-Rev. William Avon Keen/SCLC;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=life is valueless
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Keen says white officers have shot three other black men before.
But Chief Neal Morris says police acted in self-defense and they patrol black neighborhoods with trust, not fear.
(////////////////)
SOT 2:34:00
IN Q=Police officers

((NEAL MORRIS/DANVILLE POLICE CHIEF: POLICE OFFICERS ARE NOT AFRAID OF BLACK MEN. WE CERTAINLY DON'T VIEW BLACK MEN OR ANY PERSON AS CRIMINALS BASED ON ANY PAST HISTORY OR ANYTHING ELSE.))
SUPER=@Morris;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=for doing that
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Morris says he would fire an officer for making a racial slur.
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WIPE WIPE WIPE

E-Rally


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-64
GRAPHIC=****WIPE****WIPE*****
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


Also in Danville, a rally against police.
It was organized by the uncle of Marco Loney, who was killed by a Richmond police officer as he fled on foot two years ago.
Protesters say they want to put an end to (quote) young black males lying dead in the streets for no reason.
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E-Boty-schools


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#97-66
GRAPHIC=NONE


In Botetourt County there's some controversy over a school's name.
Now a community group argues the school's new name honors a slave owner.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


The school is now called William Clark Middle School.
But the New County-wide League wants the old name back.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 7:41:20
IN Q=HERE WE ARE

((MARTIN JEFFREY: HERE WE ARE IN THE 90'S SAYING THAT THAT HISTORY IS NOT SIGNIFICANT. THAT IT'S MORE IMPORTANT THAT WE RECOGNIZE SLAVE OWNERS. WELL THAT'S NOT APPROPRIATE, THAT'S NOT ACCEPTABLE. )) ((VIOLA MERCHANT: WE DON'T HAVE ANYTHING IN BOTETOURT FOR AFRO-AMERICANS. AND THAT'S OUR STRUGGLE, THAT'S OUR PLEA TO THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BOTETOURT COUNTY. BUT THEY'RE NOT LISTENING TO US))
SUPER=01-Martin Jeffrey/Roanoke NAACP President;
SUPER=01-Viola Merchant/County-Wide League;:11
RUNS=:23
OUT Q=NOT LISTENING TO US.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The new name has plenty of supporters as well.
More than 200 residents signed a petition saying the name change issue is dead-- since the name was selected after public input moire than two years ago.
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5-Allen


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-34
GRAPHIC=education


Today is the day Virginia's Board of Education is expected to adopt tough new school standards.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Henrico Co.;


Yesterday, Governor George Allen visited a Henrico (hen-RYE-koh) County elementary school to help sway critics.
The Governor moved up a budget announcement usually made in December -- to publicly promise almost 32- million dollars to schools to help students who fail the new Standards of Learning tests.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 09:58:16
IN Q=Let's assume

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: LET'S ASSUME A SCHOOL HERE HAS 80- PERCENT OF THE STUDENTS YEAR AFTER YEAR AFTER YEAR ARE PASSING ACCREDITATION. THAT MEANS THOUGH THAT THERE ARE 20-PERCENT OF THE STUDENTS WHO ARE NOT DOING IT. YOU DON'T SAY EVERYTHING IS ALL FINE AND DANDY THERE. YOU CAN BE VERY PROUD OF IT. THOSE 20-PERCENT THOUGH, WE WANT TO GIVE THEM ADDITIONAL HELP SO THEY GET UP TO SPEED.))
SUPER=@Allen;
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=up to speed.
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VO-NAT


Under the Standards of Accreditation the Board will vote on today, a school with a 30- percent failure rate on the new tests would lose the state seal of approval.
The new aid would come in the form of extra tutorial classes, taught by current teachers around the normal school day.
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S-B'burg-Shooting


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-53
GRAPHIC=Shooting


All three brothers charged with murder at a Blacksburg night spot are free on bail.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Christiansburg;


Terry Scales was released from jail yesterday afternoon on 100- thousand dollars bond.
His two brothers, Kerry and Leon Scales, were released Tuesday.
The three are charged with killing a Florida man inside Arnold's restaurant early Sunday morning.
Blacksburg attorney Dutton Olinger was hired by the family to help arrange bond.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=They contacted

((DUTTON OLINGER/DEFENSE ATTORNEY:THEY CONTACTED ME CONCERNING SOME MATTERS AND WANTED TO GET THE SITUATION EXPEDITED ON THEIR SONS SO THAT BONDS COULD BE SET, ATTORNEYS COULD BE APPOINTED AND THEY COULD BE RELEASED FROM JAIL AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE. ))
SUPER=01-Dutton Olinger/Defense Attorney; :00
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=as possible.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Early Sunday;


29- year old Paul Shoemaker was shot and wounded during the incident.
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S-Bosnia-Troops


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-49
GRAPHIC=Bosnia Peacekeepers


After months in Bosnia, Southside soldiers are headed home.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bosnia/April;


They spent six months there, searching for landmines and delivering supplies.
The National Guard troops will be making pit stops in Hungary and Germany, and going through medical screening at Fort Benning, Georgia before being officially released from duty.
The soldiers are due home between September 13th and 17th.
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Explore


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#net (edit of 97-59)
GRAPHIC=Explore Park


The Explore Park in Roanoke County continues to add to its outdoor activities.
Hiking already compliments the historic areas, but soon visitors will be able to add BIKING.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./File Tape;


The biking trails will NOT intersect with the historic areas at Explore.
The park says this is part of a larger plan focusing on its recreational offerings.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:48:06
IN Q=We would

((ROGER ELLMORE/EXPLORE PARK EXEC. DIRECTOR: WE WOULD HAVE THREE DIFFERENT LEVELS OF TRAILS, WE WOULD HOPE THAT BY THIS SPRING WE WOULD HAVE SOMEWHERE IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD OF FIVE TO TEN MILES OF PROBABLY THE FIRST TWO PHASES OF THE TRAILS OPEN, AND THEN DEVELOP THE OTHERS AS THE INTEREST BUILDS.))
SUPER=01-Roger Ellmore/Explore Park Executive Director;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=interest builds.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Explore may eventually add horseback riding trails as well.
This spring it initiated a public fishing program on its river front property.
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4-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=MLB


In sports,
Gary Sheffield homered with one out in the bottom of the ninth to give Florida a comeback win over Baltimore.
For yesterday's major league baseball scores, let's look at the scoreboards.
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WIPE TO SCORES
SUPER=#556
SUPER=X5010;
SUPER=0100-/Braves/4/j/Tigers/12////Twins/6/j/Cubs/10///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0100-/Yankees/4/j/Phillies/5////Orioles/6/j/Marlins/7///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0100-j/Indians/7//Pirates/3////Red Sox/0/j/Expos/1///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0100-/Royals/3/j/Reds/6////Blue Jays/2/j/Mets/4///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0100-/White Sox/2/j/Cardinals/4////Brewers/0/j/Astros/4///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0100-/Dodgers/2/j/Rangers/5////Giants/3/j/A's/12///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0100-j/Padres/6//Mariners/5///;
RUNS=:49
OUT Q=....last score."

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