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7E-Campbell-Ax


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TAPE#97-63
GRAPHIC=Accident


A single car accident has left one person critically injured in Campbell County.
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SUPER=03-Campbell Co.


It happened on Route 29, south of the intersection with Route 24.
Police say the car veered off the road and struck a tree... the female driver was taken to the hospital with severe head injuries.
Her condition is not known.
A male passenger in the car was not hurt, but was charged at the scene with being drunk in public.
State police are investigating the wreck.
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7E-Handguns


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TAPE#97-62
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Tennesse and Virginia have come to an agreement when it comes to the right to carry weapons.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


At midnight last night, Virginia and Tennessee started honoring each other's concealed weapons laws.
That means Virginians with permits can carry their guns concealed in Tennessee -- and vice versa.
But each must observe the specifics of the other state's law.
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The laws are similar.
Tennessee says its state police can provide specific information on their law.

75-Recycling


ANCHOR=Melanie
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TAPE#597-32
GRAPHIC=recycling


Many people agree recycling is a good idea, but the question the Roanoke County officials and residents now face is what is the most convenient and cost effective way to run the environmentally friendly system?
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


The County says it eliminated its curbside recycling program earlier this month because of the high costs.
It was a convenience for 15- percent of county residents.
Some of those residents fear the county's action may discourage others from recycling.
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SOT tape 1 10:17:28
IN Q=I think that this

((SHIRLEY WILLIS/ROANOKE CO. RESIDENT: I THINK THAT THIS DEMONSTRATES THAT MONEY IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN THE ENVIRONMENT TO THE COUNTY, AND PROBABLY TO A LOT OF GOVERNMENTS. I JUST HOPE THEY CAN FIND A WAY TO MAKE IT POSSIBLE TO AT LEAST DO SOMETHING TO CONTINUE IT IN SOME WAY. ))
SUPER=01-Shirley Willis/Roanoke Co. Resident;
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OUT Q=continue it in some way
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Meantime, county officials say they'd like to find a more cost effective method.
The estimated pricetag for curbside recycling is a quarter-of a million dollars.
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SOT tape 1 9:08:40
IN Q=Interestingly enough

((BILL RAND/ROANOKE CO. GENERAL SERVICES DIR.: INTERESTINGLY ENOUGH, OUR PARTICIPATION RATE FOR SOURCE- SEPARATED CURBSIDE RECYCLING WAS ONLY 25 TO 30 PERCENT. SO, EVEN WHEN WE WERE PROVIDING THIS OPTION, IT WAS BEING UTILIZED BY FEWER THAN A THIRD OF PEOPLE WHO HAD THE OPTION PRESENTED. ))
SUPER=01-Bill Rand/Roanoke Co. General Services Dir.;
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OUT Q=had the option presented.
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While Roanoke County has trashed the recycling program for now-- it says as the economy changes, curbside recycling may re-surface.
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7Garbage


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TAPE#97-
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You'd be surprised what valuable things some people can find in the garbage of others.
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SUPER=04-File Tape/Roanoke; 97-55, 94-3


Arizona Archaeologist Doctor William Rathje (RATH-JAY) has discovered a new method for learning about history.
Instead of studying pottery...his team of scientists get knee deep in a pile of garbage to get information on every aspect of life.
Rathje says in the last forty years he's detailed positive changes in the county's trash cans. Like going from glass bottles to plastic which take less space in the landfill.
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SOT 10:33:45
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((DR. WILLIAM RATHJE/ARCHEOLOGIST:SO IF WE CAN MAKE PEOPLE MORE AWARE OF WHAT'S REALLY OUT NEWSPAPERS FOR EXAMPLE TAKE UP BETWEEN 15 AND 20 PERCENT OF LANDFILLS BY VOLUME AND THEY'RE RECYCLABLE. IF WE CAN KEEP THEM OUT OF THE LANDFILL WE CAN CUT DOWN ON LANDFILL USE))
SUPER=01-William Rathje/Archaeologist; RUNS=:17
OUT Q=landfill use
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Rathje says as Solid Waste Management teams use lager garbage tubs, residents tend to throw away more material.
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7weather


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Taking a look at your Friday forecast... Partly sunny and warmer today with pleasant highs in the low to mid 80's. Tonight looks clear and cool with lows in the mid 50's maybe reaching 60 degrees.
And taking a look ahead...
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7BIRTHDAYS! 9/14/97
Sunday:
no pictures
Monday:

SUPER=130-1/Jonathan Daniel/Burnt Chimney;



SUPER=130-4/Ronnie Eggleston, Jr./Buena Vista;



SUPER=130-7/Wesley Allen/Burnt Chimney;


No Pictures:

SUPER=130-79/Bonny Wilkerson/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-/Elaine Flora/Snow Creek;



SUPER=130-18/Mandy Goodman/Altavista;



SUPER=130-/Claudine Law/Snow Creek;



SUPER=130-/Teresa Scott/Ferrum;



SUPER=130-/Timmy Washburn/Snow Creek;



SUPER=130-14/Brandon Ashby/Altavista;

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55E-Campbell-Ax


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TAPE#97-63
GRAPHIC=Accident


A one vehicle accident in Campbell County has left one person seriously injured.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Campbell Co.


It happened on Route 29, south of the intersection with Route 24.
Police say the driver of the car veered off the road and struck a tree.
She was taken to the hospital with severe head injuries.
Her exact condition is not known.
A male passenger in the car was not hurt, but was charged at the scene with being drunk in public.
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55E-Handguns


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TAPE#97-62
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As of today is legal for Virginians to travel with a concealed weapon across the state line to Tennessee.
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The same holds true for residents of Tennessee when they visit Virginia.
At midnight the two state's began honoring each other's concealed weapons laws.
But each must observe the specifics of the other state's law.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
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The laws are similar.
Tennessee officials says its state police can provide specific information on their law.

55E-County-School


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TAPE#=97-67
GRAPHIC=Education


Cave Spring High School educators are now turning their attention to academics after computer and scheduling problems.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Superintendent Deanna Gordon stopped by at the school yesterday and said only about nine students signed up for scheduling changes.
And, despite the scheduling mix-up officials say thanks to the teachers' cooperation classes are proceeding smoothly.
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SOT 06.19.30 - 06.19.45
IN Q=TO the best

((BILL IRVIN/ROANOKE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD: TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE IT'S PRETTY MUCH TAKEN CARE OF. WE CERTAINLY HOPE IT IS AND TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE THERE ARE SOME STUDENTS WHO MAY STILL HAVE SOME PROBLEMS. GUIDANCE HAS BEEN WORKING LITERALLY AROUND THE CLOCK OVER TIME TO GET ALL THESE PROBLEMS RESOLVED.))
SUPER=01-Bill Irvin/Roanoke Co. School Board;
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OUT Q=these problems resolved
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Many teachers coordinated their teaching plans in expectation of changes to students' schedules.
A majority of the students were affected by the problem.
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55Education


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Nearly one of every four public high school graduates who entered state colleges in the fall of 19-95 needed remedial work.
That's according to a report released yesterday by the State Council of Higher Education.
The council found that about eleven percent of private high school grads needed remedial work in English, reading or math.
The state spends almost 25 million dollars a year on remedial classes.
The council's report found that more than 90 percent of remedial education occurs in community colleges rather than four-year schools.

555-Stephanz


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TAPE#597-35
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After nearly three decades of fighting for the rights of southwest Virginia consumers, Fran Stephanz (stevens) is retiring.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


(Stevens) Stephanz announced yesterday that she will step down as director of the Better Business Bureau of Western Virginia.
Her office handled a number of big cases in this area, like the Hill Brothers of Lynchburg scam.
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/File Tape;


Customers complained they ordered shoes and didn't receive their merchandise.
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SOT 5:52:54
IN Q=What they were

((FRAN STEPHANZ/BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU: WHAT THEY WERE BASICALLY DOING WAS TAKING MONEY AND NOT FULFILLING ORDERS. IN THE END I THINK THE POST OFFICE CAME UP WITH SEVEN POINT EIGHT MILLION DOLLARS THAT COULD NOT BE ACCOUNTED FOR.))
SUPER=01-Fran Stephanz/Better Business Bureau;
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Stephanz' (Stevens') last day will be February 27th.
No successor has been named yet.

55Death-Row


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Convicted killer Mario Murphy is scheduled to die next Wednesday for the 1991 contract killing of a Virginia Beach man.
Murphy is a Mexican citizen.
Mexican officials told Governor Allen this week that if he will spare Murphy, Mexico will find a place in one of its prisons to keep him.

55weather


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Taking a look at your Friday forecast... Partly sunny and warmer today with pleasant highs in the low to mid 80's. Tonight looks clear and cool with lows in the mid 50's maybe reaching 60 degrees.
And taking a look ahead...
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8E-Campbell-Ax


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
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TAPE#97-63
GRAPHIC=Accident


One person was arrested and another taken to the hospital after a single car accident in Campbell County last night.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Campbell Co.


It happened on Route 29, south of the intersection with Route 24.
Police say the driver of the car veered off the road and struck a tree.
She taken to the hospital with severe head injuries.
Her current condition is not known.
A man at the scene was arrested and charged at the scene with being drunk in public.
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8E-Handguns


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-62
GRAPHIC=None


At midnight last night, Virginia and Tennessee started honoring each other's concealed weapons laws.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


But each must observe the specifics of the other state's law. The laws are similar.
Tennessee officials says its state police can provide specific information on their law.
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85-Recycling


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#597-32
GRAPHIC=recycling


Many agree recycling is one of the best ways to save the environment.
But Roanoke County residents may find its not worth the work.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Roanoke County has eliminated its curbside recycling program because of the high costs.
It was a convenience for 15- percent of county residents.
Some of those residents fear the county's action may discourage others from recycling.
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SOT tape 1 10:17:28
IN Q=I think that this

((SHIRLEY WILLIS/ROANOKE CO. RESIDENT: I THINK THAT THIS DEMONSTRATES THAT MONEY IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN THE ENVIRONMENT TO THE COUNTY, AND PROBABLY TO A LOT OF GOVERNMENTS. I JUST HOPE THEY CAN FIND A WAY TO MAKE IT POSSIBLE TO AT LEAST DO SOMETHING TO CONTINUE IT IN SOME WAY. ))
SUPER=01-Shirley Willis/Roanoke Co. Resident;
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OUT Q=continue it in some way
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VO-NAT


Meantime, county officials say they'd like to find a more cost effective method.
The estimated pricetag for curbside recycling is a quarter-of a million dollars.
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SOT tape 1 9:08:40
IN Q=Interestingly enough

((BILL RAND/ROANOKE CO. GENERAL SERVICES DIR.: INTERESTINGLY ENOUGH, OUR PARTICIPATION RATE FOR SOURCE- SEPARATED CURBSIDE RECYCLING WAS ONLY 25 TO 30 PERCENT. SO, EVEN WHEN WE WERE PROVIDING THIS OPTION, IT WAS BEING UTILIZED BY FEWER THAN A THIRD OF PEOPLE WHO HAD THE OPTION PRESENTED. ))
SUPER=01-Bill Rand/Roanoke Co. General Services Dir.;
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OUT Q=had the option presented.
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While Roanoke County has trashed the recycling program for now-- it says as the economy changes, curbside recycling may re-surface.
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85-Stephanz


ANCHOR=Melanie
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TAPE#597-35
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After nearly 30 years of service, one of southwest Virginia's foremost consumer advocates is retiring.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Fran (Stevens) Stephanz announced yesterday that she will step down as director of the Better Business Bureau of Western Virginia.
Her office handled a number of big cases in this area, like the Hill Brothers of Lynchburg scam.
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/File Tape;


Customers complained they ordered shoes and didn't receive their merchandise.
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SOT 5:52:54
IN Q=What they were

((FRAN STEPHANZ/BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU: WHAT THEY WERE BASICALLY DOING WAS TAKING MONEY AND NOT FULFILLING ORDERS. IN THE END I THINK THE POST OFFICE CAME UP WITH SEVEN POINT EIGHT MILLION DOLLARS THAT COULD NOT BE ACCOUNTED FOR.))
SUPER=01-Fran Stephanz/Better Business Bureau;
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OUT Q=accounted for.
ANCHOR=Melanie
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Stephanz' last day will be February 27th.
No successor has been named yet.

85-Barr-Labs


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TAPE#597-34
GRAPHIC=NONE


It's been in Bedford County for only a year and a half, but Barr Laboratories has already dedicated its new pharmaceutical plant.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford Co.


The company is already packaging and shipping generic drugs from its Forest facility.
It plans to start manufacturing drugs by January, two years AHEAD of schedule.
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SOT 3:23:20
IN Q=Next on our

((BRUCE DOWNEY/BARR LABS CEO: NEXT ON OUR SCHEDULE IS TO COMPLETE THE FDA INSPECTION OF THIS FACILITY WHICH WE EXPECT TO TAKE PLACE OVER THE NEXT SIX WEEKS, AND THEREAFTER WE'LL BEGIN MAKING REAL MEDICINE FOR SALE ON THE COMMERCIAL MARKET AND WHICH WE PLAN TO START SHIPPING AFTER THE FIRST OF THE YEAR.))
SUPER=01-Bruce Downey/Barr Labs CEO; :00
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OUT Q=first of the year.
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Barr Labs currently employs 30-people, but expects to hire 60 more over the next year.
The company also made the first installment of a 200-thousand dollar donation to Bedford County's D-Day Memorial Foundation.
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8weather


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Taking a look at your Friday forecast... Partly sunny and warmer today with pleasant highs in the low to mid 80's. Tonight looks clear and cool with lows in the mid 50's maybe reaching 60 degrees.
And taking a look ahead...
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