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7Fatal-Chase


ANCHOR=Melanie
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TAPE#net (edit of 97-63)
GRAPHIC=Police Chase


The investigation is underway into Wednesday night's police chase that ended in fatality.
The chase started when a car allegedly hit another car and then tried to flee police.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Madison Heights;


43- year- old Daniel Candler and 36- year- old Janet Phelps of Madison Heights were killed instantly when they were thrown from their vehicle after hitting a parked car.
Lynchburg's police chief is defending his officer who was involved in the chase Wednesday night.
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SOT 2:47:54
IN Q=It appears what

((CHIEF BENNETT: IT APPEARS WHAT THE LYNCHBURG POLICE OFFICER DID WAS NOT ONLY IN ACCORDANCE WITH OUR POLICY BUT WAS IN KEEPING WITH THE DUTIES OF POLICE PERSONNEL TO PROTECT THE PUBLIC.))
SUPER=01-Col. Charles Bennett/Lynchburg Police Chief;
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OUT Q=protect the public.
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Bennett also says police found whiskey and marijuana in the wrecked car.. autopsies should reveal whether either substance played a role in this crash.
Officer Jamison, who's been on the force less than a year, will remain on active duty while an internal review is completed.
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7E-Breedlove


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-51
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


A teacher's aide in Montgomery County accused of having sex with a 13- year- old student has lost his job and now faces additional charges.
Investigators believe 25- year- old John Breedlove was involved with yet another student.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Ferrum/File Tape;


Breedlove, shown here during a Ferrum College basketball game, was a teacher's aide at Auburn High school.
The latest charge accuses Breedlove of having consensual sex with a second 13- year- old student last spring.
He's also accused of asking another girl for oral sex.
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7E-Spots-Murders


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
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TAPE#97-65
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


Police are still investigating the slayings of three Spotsylvania County girls, but they say it's "unlikely" a man jailed in Prince William County is the killer.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


Thirty-nine- year- old Michael Alan Jett is being held in a Manassas jail on abduction, sexual battery and attempted sodomy charges.
Authorities looking into the deaths of 16- year- old Sofia Silva, 15- year- old Kristen Lisk and her 12- year- old sister Kati now say they have information suggesting Jett may NOT be the killer.
Jett came to the attention of police after a cellmate claimed Jett talked about the Lisk case and molesting young girls.
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7E-Crash-Victims


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=abr
TAPE#97-66
GRAPHIC=Helicopter Crash


Also in Spotsylvania County, residents are mourning the lose of two neighbors.
Two of the five Americans killed in a United Nations helicopter crash in Bosnia were from the area.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bosnia/Wednesday


Retired F-B-I agents and next door neighbors David "Kris" Kriskovich and Olivio Albert (Ba-satch-io) Beccaccio were identified by U-N officials.
Kriskovich was a deputy with the U-N's International Task Force in Bosnia and Beccaccio (Ba-Satch-io) was his assistant.
The men were serving in Bosnia since March to rebuild the Bosnian police force.
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7New-Target


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#597-31
GRAPHIC=Valley View Mall


A new store coming to Roanoke could give Wal-Mart some competition.
A new Target store is in the works for Valley View Mall.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


A parcel of land next to Wal-Mart is being graded for a Target discount store-- one of the most successful discount chains in the country.
Sources tell News 7 that Target will have some neighbors in the new developmentment.
Five companies have reportedly signed up-- including the Sports Authority, Petsmart, and Ruby Tuesdays.
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7weather


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Taking a look at your Friday forecast... Mostly sunny skies today with summertime highs in the low to mid 80's.
Tonight looks clear and mild with lows dropping to the low to mid 60's.
And taking a look ahead...
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7BIRTHDAYS! 9/21/97
Sunday:

SUPER=130-6/Brittany Bean/Christiansburg;



SUPER=130-/Jerome Woody/Glade Hill;



SUPER=130-7/Dale Inman/Ferrum;



SUPER=130-2/Christian Gallaher/Monroe;



SUPER=130-27/Lisa Albert/Merrimac;



SUPER=130-7/Chelsea Ayers/Thaxton;



SUPER=130-18/Justin Bishop/Martinsville;



SUPER=130-5/Amethyst Hurt/Rustburg;


Monday:

SUPER=130-7/Destiny Lyons/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-9/David Strader/Danville;



SUPER=130-11/Adam Painter/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-3/Hannah Lukin/Lynch Station;



(Anniversary)
SUPER=130-35th/Jennings & Mary Bolt/Floyd;



SUPER=130-36/Vickie Turner/Collinsville;



SUPER=130-11/Heather Bentley/Christiansburg;



SUPER=130-8/Ellie Witt/Salem;



SUPER=130-/Herbert Cundiff/Eden NC;



SUPER=130-4/Barry Smith/Chatham;



SUPER=130-43/Richard Bishop/Martinsville;


No Pictures:

SUPER=130-/Raynell Bracey/Chatham;



SUPER=130-/18/Kristen Blankenship;



SUPER=130-/Howard Eames/Snow Creek;



SUPER=130-/LaVerne Brooks/Martinsville;



SUPER=130-94/Mrs. Dulaney/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-/Cristle Proctor/Roanoke;



(Anniversary)
SUPER=130-28th/Rita & Harold Stump/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-/Adelle Adams/Sycamore;



SUPER=130-7/Malika Patterson/Roanoke;





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55Fatal-Chase


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#net (edit of 97-63)
GRAPHIC=Police Chase


An internal investigation is underway at the Lynchburg Police Department following a police chase that turned deadly.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Madison Heights;


43- year- old Daniel Candler and 36- year- old Janet Phelps of Madison Heights were killed instantly when they were thrown from their vehicle after hitting a parked car.
Lynchburg's police chief is defending his officer who was involved in the chase Wednesday night.
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SOT 2:47:54
IN Q=It appears what

((CHIEF BENNETT: IT APPEARS WHAT THE LYNCHBURG POLICE OFFICER DID WAS NOT ONLY IN ACCORDANCE WITH OUR POLICY BUT WAS IN KEEPING WITH THE DUTIES OF POLICE PERSONNEL TO PROTECT THE PUBLIC.))
SUPER=01-Col. Charles Bennett/Lynchburg Police Chief;
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OUT Q=protect the public.
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VO-NAT


Bennett also says police found whiskey and marijuana in the wrecked car.. autopsies should reveal whether either substance played a role in this crash.
Officer Jamison, who's been on the force less than a year, remains on active duty.
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555-Breedlove


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#597-37
GRAPHIC=legal scales


A Montgomery County teacher's aid is facing more charges of having sex with minors.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Riner;


Twenty-five year old John Breedlove, was working as a teacher's aid at Auburn High school and Middle School when he was arrested last week for having consensual sex with a 13 year old female student.
Breedlove is NOW accused of having sex with another 13- year- old girl-- last spring.
Investigators say Breedlove is also accused of asking a third student for oral sex.
Montgomery County's school superintendent says Breedlove's job has been terminated.
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55Death-Row


ANCHOR=Melanie
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Virginia death row inmate Michael Satcher will NOT get a new trial.
Satcher was convicted of the 1990 murder of a woman on an Arlington bike path.
The appeals court overturned a federal judge's decision to order a new trial for the 29-year-old Satcher.
The appeals court also rejected defense claims that a new D-N-A test contradicts a previous test that helped convict Satcher.


55E-Danville-Fire


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-64
GRAPHIC=Fire


Danville fire investigators believe children are suspected of starting a fire
yesterday at an abandoned house. (----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville


No one lives at 839 Stokes Street, but neighborhood children use it as a clubhouse.
Witnesses say they were playing with matches in the basement when the fire started.
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((TARSHA WEST/WITNESS: I WAS COMING HOME FROM SCHOOL. I SEEN THE HOUSE ON FIRE AND THE LITTLE KIDS WERE SITTING AROUND PLAYING BY THE FIRE. AND I CAME BACK AND TOLD EVERYONE THE HOUSE WAS ON FIRE AND THEY CALLED THE FIRE DEPARTMENT.))
SUPER=01-Tarsha West/Witness;
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No one was hurt, and the fire inspector says the children ran away.
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555-Child-Support


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-40
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More than 700 people face charges in the state for failing to pay child support.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


It's round two in a crackdown on the "worst of the worst" of those parents who refuse to pay child support.
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SOT TAPE ONE 11:35:02
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: IN JUNE OF THIS YEAR WE LAUNCHED ...REFUSE TO SUPPORT THEIR CHILDREN.))
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A Danville woman says the effort netted her three-thousand dollars in a battle that's lasted...
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SOT 11:46:07 TAPE ONE
IN Q=Through the

((LIZABETH ADKINS/DANVILLE MOTHER: THROUGH THE LAST FIVE YEARS. HE HAS NEVER PAID CHILD SUPPORT REALLY. JUST WHEN HE'S ABOUT TO GO TO JAIL HE'LL COME UP WITH THE LUMP SUM.))
SUPER=01-Lizabeth Adkins/Danville Mother;
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OUT Q=lump sum.
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Enforcement officials say that despite the effort, their caseloads keep growing, and many deadbeats know they won't soon be caught.
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55weather


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Time now to take a peek at the Friday forecast--
After patchy morning fog, skies will turn mostly sunny today.
Highs warming up into the low to mid 80s.
Clear overnight, with lows in the mid 60s.
The warm weather lasts through tomorrow, then a cooldown is ahead for Monday...
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8Fatal-Chase


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#net (edit of 97-63)
GRAPHIC=Police Chase


The investigation continues into the fatal car chase in Lynchburg Wednesday night.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Madison Heights;


43- year- old Daniel Candler and 36- year- old Janet Phelps of Madison Heights were killed instantly when they were thrown from their vehicle after hitting a parked car.
Lynchburg's police chief is defending his officer who was involved in the chase Wednesday night.
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SOT 2:47:54
IN Q=It appears what

((CHIEF BENNETT: IT APPEARS WHAT THE LYNCHBURG POLICE OFFICER DID WAS NOT ONLY IN ACCORDANCE WITH OUR POLICY BUT WAS IN KEEPING WITH THE DUTIES OF POLICE PERSONNEL TO PROTECT THE PUBLIC.))
SUPER=01-Col. Charles Bennett/Lynchburg Police Chief;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=protect the public.
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VO-NAT


Bennett also says police found whiskey and marijuana in the wrecked car.. autopsies should reveal whether either substance played a role in this crash.
Officer Jamison, who's been on the force less than a year, will remain on active duty while an internal review is completed.
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8E-Breedlove


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-51
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


More accusations have been made against a Montgomery County teacher's aide.
25- year- old John Breedlove was ALREADY accused of having sex with a 13- year- old student.
Now investigators believe Breedlove was involved with ANOTHER female student.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Ferrum/File Tape;


Breedlove, shown here during a game, was a teacher's aide at Auburn Middle and High school.
The latest charge accuses Breedlove of having consensual sex with a second 13- year- old student last spring.
He's also accused of asking another girl for oral sex.
Breedlove has been fired.
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ANCHOR=Kimberly
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Montgomery County's school superintendent, Fred Morton, says Auburn High is an excellent school-- and hopes people won't lose faith in what has been a good institution.

8E-Spots-Murders


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=abr
TAPE#97-65
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


Authorities are now saying the man sitting in a Prince Willliam County jail may NOT be the killer of three Spotsylvania County girls.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


Thirty-nine- year- old Michael Alan Jett is being held in a Manassas jail on abduction, sexual battery and attempted sodomy charges.
Authorities looking into the deaths of 16- year- old Sofia Silva, 15- year- old Kristen Lisk and her 12- year- old sister Kati now say they have information suggesting Jett may NOT be the killer.
Jett came to the attention of police after a cellmate claimed Jett talked about the Lisk case and molesting young girls.
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8E-Crash-Victims


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=abr
TAPE#97-66
GRAPHIC=None


Also in the Spotsylvania County area, two residents there were among the five Americans killed in a United Nations helicopter crash in Bosnia.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bosnia/Wednesday


Retired F-B-I agents and next door neighbors David "Kris" Kriskovich and Olivio Albert (Ba-satch-io) Beccaccio were identified by U-N officials.
Kriskovich was a deputy with the U-N's International Task Force in Bosnia and Beccaccio (Ba-Satch-io) was his assistant.
The men were serving in Bosnia since March to rebuild the Bosnian police force.
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8Ferrum-Computers


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#net (edit of 97-54)
GRAPHIC=none


Ferrum College is making it possible for ALL students to have computers, no matter what their incomes are.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Franklin Co.


Ferrum's President says the computers will be purchased within the next couple of weeks, but students won't be able to use them until the spring semester.
Educators say they hope this will make things easier for low income students.
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SOT 2:10:08:05
IN Q=The difference

((DR. JERRY BOONE/FERRUM COLLEGE PRESIDENT:THE DIFFERENCE I THINK IS THAT OUR STUDENTS ARE LOW INCOME STUDENTS AND SO SOME OF THEM CAN NOT AFFORD TO DO THIS, SO WE'RE OFFERING THIS TO EVERYBODY. WE FEEL IT'S IMPORTANT THAT EVERY STUDENT HAVE THE AVAILABILITY AND SO THAT'S WHY WE'RE DOING IT.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Jerry Boone/Ferrum College President;
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VO-NAT


The 700-thousand dollar project includes hiring technical support to deal with any problems that may arise.
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8weather


ANCHOR=Melanie
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Friday's weather outlook is very pleasant--
Expect mostly sunny skies and warm highs in the mid 80s.
Skies staying clear overnight, with lows in the mid 60s.
Sunny and warm tomorrow, then showers move in by Sunday.
Cooler temperatures move in on Monday...
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