06:00-01

E-Helvestine

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-68
GRAPHIC=Helvestine


Twelve years in prison is the sentence a 76- year- old has been handed for his part in a bombing that killed a toddler in 19-75.
Frank Helvestine claims did not intend for anyone to be injured, still he supplied parts for a fatal pipe bomb.
Joe Dashiell covered the hearing.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Your honor
SUPER=01-Frank Helvestine/Defendant; :00
SUPER=03-Salem; :18
SUPER=01-Barry Mask/Victim's Father; :38 quick
SUPER=@Joe1; 1:01
RUNS=1:10
OUT Q=JD News 7 Salem



(( SOT OF HELVESTINE
IN Q=Your honor

((FRANK HELVESTINE/DEFENDANT: YOUR HONOR, I'M CERTAINLY TRULY SORRY THAT EVER HAPPENED, AND I MUST AGREE WITH MR. BURKART THAT 9:30 IN THE EVENING WAS A PARTICULARLY STUPID TIME TO DO SOMETHING LIKE THAT NO MATTER WHERE YOU DID IT.))
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=where you did it.


Frank Helvestine didn't plant the explosive. He was an accessory before the fact, supplying parts of the pipe bomb.
His attorney argued that the intent was to trash the car of an interracial couple, not injure anyone...
But the explosion killed two year old Carrie Mask, and for more than 20 years her parents have wondered who was responsible.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Carrie was one of a kind

((BARRY MASK/VICTIM'S FATHER: CARRIE WAS ONE OF A KIND. I GUESS I MIGHT SOUND PREJUDICED, BUT SHE WAS ONE OF A KIND. WHAT MR. HELVESTINE AND MR. WHITE DID WAS ROB MY DAUGHTER OF HER ENTIRE LIFE.))
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=of her entire life.


Barry Mask says he wishes Helvestine had been prosecuted long ago, but under the circumstances he said he was satisfied with the sentence. STAND-UP CLOSE
Helvestine was sentenced under rules that were in effect in 1975, so he could become eligible for parole in three years.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Salem))

albert


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=albert, marv


Marv Albert faces up to a year in jail when he's sentenced next month.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Arlington;


Yesterday, he cut short his sex assault trial by pleading guilty to a misdemeanor assault and battery count.
After the plea bargain was announced, N-B-C sports fired Albert.
He also resigned as the voice of the New York Knicks and Rangers.
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E-Rentch


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-61
GRAPHIC=NONE


A judge sited several factors when certifying felony child abuse charges against (Teresa) Treca Rentch.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Christiansburg;


The Montgomery County woman was arrested after her seven- year- old daughter, Samantha, was thrown from the back of a pick-up and killed, near Shawsville.
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./May 24;


Rentch was NOT behind the wheel, but according to testimony she and her boyfriend, Christopher Fisher, who WAS driving, had been drinking throughout the day.
A Montgomery County Sheriff's Deputy, who witnessed the accident, testified he found empty and full beer cans in the truck-- as well as marijuana.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Every single

((LILLY LINDSEY/TRECA RENTCH'S SISTER:EVERY SINGLE DAY, I MEAN, A PICTURE, ANYTHING AT ALL, JUST SOMEBODY WILL DO SOMETHING, AND IT WILL REMIND HER OF HER, AND I MEAN, SHE'S DEALING WITH IT, THOROUGH HELP, I MEAN, SHE'S GETTING HELP, AND SHE'S GOING TO NEED A LOT OF HELP. REPORTER SPEAKS: DOES SHE BLAME HERSELF? A LOT, BUT IT'S NOT HER FAULT. ))
SUPER=01-Lilly Lindsey/Treca Rentch's Sister; :00
RUNS=:21
OUT Q=not her fault.
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=NONE


Rentch's two sons were also in the back of the pick-up, but were not seriously injured.

atlantis


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=Mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Atlantis liftoff


The space shuttle Atlantis is on course for Saturday's link-up with Russia's Mir space station, following a late night lift off.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=
RUNS=:03
OUT Q= (nats of lift off)
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Atlantis thundered away from its Florida launch pad shortly after 10:30.
It will dock with Mir tomorrow.
Astronaut David Wolf is to stay on the Russian space station for four months, replacing astronaut Mike Foale.
Atlantis will also deliver a new computer to Mir, and urgently needed supplies.
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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-Charlotte Munning/Potter;
SUPER=11-Roanoke;


toss to stocks Stocks Comm

E-Drug-Bust


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-59
GRAPHIC=Drug Bust


This weekend investigators will wrap up some loose ends in a drug sting that targeted more than 100 suspected dealers in Halifax County.
Tina Tenret reports.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Operation Fall Harvest
SUPER=03-Halifax Co.; :00
SUPER=@Oakes;:13
SUPER=01-R. D. Loftis/South Boston Police; :43
RUNS=1:13
OUT Q=Tenret, News7))


((Operation Fall Harvest targets 121 suspected drug dealers.
They face charges of selling crack cocaine, marijuana, mushrooms, and other drugs.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 20:08:45
IN Q=Heroine is picking

((JEFF OAKES/HALIFAX SHERIFF: HEROIN IS PICKING ITSELF BACK UP ... WE HAVE EVERYTHING HERE IMAGINABLE.))
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=everything here imagineable


The Sheriff says the suspects seemed surprised to see officers but no one resisted arrest.
Investigators then raided cars and houses, seizing drugs, guns, and cash. But several people were most concerned about losing their cars.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 19:22:01
IN Q=Their car is their prized

((LT. R.D. LOFTIS/SOUTH BOSTON POLICE: THEIR CAR IS THEIR MOST PRIZED POSSESSION. MOST PEOPLE WOULD BE WORRIED ABOUT GOING TO JAIL BUT THEY THINK DIFFERENT THAN MOST PEOPLE.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=than most people


Some people chose to turn themselves in to the police department.
Officers plan to spend the weekend tracking down the remaining suspects.
And the payoff could be big -- the Sheriff says he expects to see a drop in drug activity after these arrests.
Next, he says, he'll go after the people buying drugs from the dealers.
Tina Tenret, News7))

Truck-Safety


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=net (edit of 97-67)
GRAPHIC=NONE


Wednesday night's tractor-trailor accident that killed a man is creating more safety concerns in one neighborhood.
Stacey Martin reports.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Burned cement pillars
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Gregory Radford/Glenvar Resident; :13
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Monday Night; :30
SUPER=01-Carlton Wright/Glenvar Resident; :46
SUPER=@Stacey1; 1:02
RUNS=1:15
OUT Q=SM, News 7, Roanoke Co.


((Burned cement pillars, blackened grass and a trail of dried oil are still here.
Signs of the fiery tractor-trailor wreck.
It's the second one in less than two years and neighbors here are concerned.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 06.46.38 - 06.46.55
IN Q=Is this a

((GREGORY RADFORD/ GLENVAR RESIDENT: IN A WAY IT IS BECAUSE I AIN'T SURE OF HOW SERIOUS IT COULD BE. SOMEBODY COULD BE COMING ALONG AND HERE COMES A TRUCK LANDING ON TOP OF YOU.))
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=top of you.


Truck driver, Carol Reece Brown was killed when he fell asleep at the wheel then drove off the side of this bridge, straight into the pillars below.
It was about 16 hours before officials could open both lanes of the underpass to traffic but some locals say more needs to be done to ensure the roads are safe.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 07.20.27 - 07.20.43
IN Q=Does it concern

((Does it concern you at all? A LITTLE BIT. I HAVE TO COME UNDER THE INTERSTATE TO COME UP CHEROKEE HILLS AND I KINDA WONDERED ABOUT THAT MYSELF WITH SO MUCH TRAFFIC UP THERE AND THERE'S NOT MUCH TO HOLD THEM BACK JUST A GUARDRAIL AND THEY COULD VERY EASILY COME DOWN ONTO THE ROAD THERE.))
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=the road there.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 07.10.38 - 07.10.55
IN Q=Though traffic is

((STACEY MARTIN/REPORTING: THOUGH TRAFFIC IS MOVING SMOOTHLY ONCE AGAIN UP ABOVE, RESIDENTS HERE SAY SOMETHING STILL NEEDS TO BE DONE TO SLOW TRUCK DRIVERS. MAY BE A HEAP OF GRAVEL OR A RUNAWAY RAMP. ANYTHING TO PREVENT THE TRAGEDY THAT HAPPENED HERE. STACEY MARTIN, NEWS 7, ROANOKE COUNTY.))
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=sm, News 7, Roanoke Co.

))

5-Old-Vet


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#597-39
GRAPHIC=NONE


He survived World War One and yesterday his regiment honored him.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


The Virginia National Guard's 116th Infantry is paying tribute to one of the original members of the regiment... 97- year- old Roy Shartzer.
SUPER=04-File Tape


Yesterday Shartzer told some war stories to present day soldiers.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 14:02:16:12
IN Q=Last one

((ROY SHARTZER/WWI VETERAN:LAST ONE I SEEN TO KNOW, HE WAS CHARLES FARMER OF RADFORD ,HE WAS...BEFORE HE DIED, HUGH FRASIER GONE, ALL THOSE BOYS ARE GONE. IF THERE'S ANYONE LIVING I DON'T KNOW IT))
SUPER=01-Roy Shartzer/World War I Veteran;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=I don't know it
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The First Battalion 116th infantry is working with Congressman Goodlatte to give Schartzer a purple heart.
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Two-Steve


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#MR-1
GRAPHIC=NONE


Microwave
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=11-Roanoke;
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=In and Out
SUPER=13-Anna Wentworth/Arts Reviewer; :00
SUPER=18-"In and Out"-Paramount; :12
SUPER=18-Anna's Grade "B"; :46
RUNS=:51
OUT Q=with the concept


(( "In and Out" is a problematic comedy about the outing of a gay teacher. It takes a serious subject and makes a farce filled with gay cliches and silliness.
Kevin Kline plays Howard Brackett, a well loved english teacher and coach who is labeled as gay by a former student (Matt Dillon) when he thanks Howard in his Oscar acceptance speech. Joan Cusack is wonderful as Howard's flabbergasted fiance, Debbie Reynolds has a grand time as Howard's wedding obsessed mother and Tom Selleck plays a gay television reporter who follows Howard around to get his story.
"In and Out" gets a B. It has some delightful moments but there is so much more that could have been done with the concept.))
Steve Live

double boxes=SPA &KMC


Toss to Kimberly

mARV-albert


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=albert, marv


Marv Albert will have to wait until next month to find out if he's going to jail.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Arlington;


Yesterday, the sportscaster cut short his forcible- sodomy trial by pleading guilty to a misdemeanor assault and battery count.
After the plea bargain was announced, N-B-C sports fired Albert.
He also resigned as the voice of the New York Knicks and Rangers.
Albert faces up to a year behind bars, but his lawyer predicts he'll instead get community service.
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5-rentch


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tha
TAPE#597-35
GRAPHIC=legal scales


She may not have been driving when a crash killed her seven- year- old daughter,
but according to testimony (Teresa) Treca Rentch and her boyfriend Christopher Fisher, who WAS driving, had been drinking throughout the day.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Christiansburg/June 9;


The Montgomery County woman is charged with three counts of felony child neglect for allowing her children to ride in the back of a pickup that collided with a car in May.
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./May 24;


Rentch's daughter Samantha was thrown from the truck and killed.
A Montgomery County judge certified the charges against Rentch to the grand jury.
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PLANE-CRASH


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=plane crash


In Indonesia, a jetliner crashed this morning just minutes before landing.
Officials say there were more than 220 people were on board -- most believed to be Indonesians.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Indonesia/Yesterday;


It's not known yet if the heavy haze blanketing Indonesia played any role.
Hundreds of forest fires in the country have generated so much smoke that airports have had to close down because of lack of visibility.
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wolf


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=Mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=space shuttle


The space shuttle Atlantis is rocketing through space this morning on its way towards the Russian space station Mir.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Kennedy Space Ctr.;


Atlantis is scheduled to dock with Mir tomorrow.
It will drop off astronaut David Wolf who will replace Astronaut Michael Foale.
NASA waited until yesterday to decide if it was safe to send Wolf.
The space agency has been under pressure from Congress and others not to put another American on Mir.
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IRS


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=washington dc


Capitol Hill isn't finished with the Internal Revenue Service yet.
Fresh from hearings before the Senate Finance Committee, a House Oversight Subcommittee will now look at overhauling the agency.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Capitol Hill;


The Senate hearings wrapped up yesterday, with acting I-R-S commissioner Michael Dolan promising to make changes.
The three day hearings also included testimony from taxpayers, agency whistle-blowers and agents who had their identities concealed while testifying.
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E-Sick-Fish


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-63
GRAPHIC=NONE


The Chesapeake Bay is NOT the only tract of water with sick fish.
Scientists have discovered fish with lesions and missing flesh in the James River in Richmond.
Governor George Allen's mostly reserving judgment until Virginia's new fish lab is set up.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


But he thinks it's NOT the toxic "pfiesteria" (fee-STEER-ee-uh) that's been
found up and down the east coast. (/////SOT/////)
SOT 12:30:53
IN Q=There needs

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: THERE NEEDS TO BE A CERTAIN LEVEL OF SALINITY IN THE WATER FOR PFIESTERIA TO LIVE. AND THERE'S NOT ANY SALINITY IN THE WATER, IN THE JAMES RIVER UP HERE AROUND RICHMOND.))
SUPER=@Allen
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=around Richmond.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


So if it's NOT pfiesteria -- it means Virginia waterways far from the Chesapeake Bay could have other problems the research into fish kills like these won't quickly discover.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 12:35:46
IN Q=You know

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: YOU KNOW, SOME PEOPLE ARE CALLING IT PFIESTERIA HYSTERIA. IT'S ACTUALLY PRONOUNCED FEE-STERIA --IS THE ACTUAL PRONUNCIATION. THERE'S AN UNDERSTANDABLE AND LOGICAL REASON WHY PEOPLE ARE FEARFUL OF THINGS THEY DON'T KNOW.))
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=don't know.
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=NONE


The Governor says local seafood is safe -- but the scare has caused seafood sales to drop by about a third.

Roanoke-Gas


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#net (edit of 97-58)
GRAPHIC=Roanoke Gas


One of Roanoke's best known companies is getting a new leader.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The board at Roanoke Gas elected John Williamson its new president and C-E-O.
He succeeds Frank Farmer, who retires next year.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:40:05
IN Q=We will

((JOHN WILLIAMSON/ROANOKE GAS PRESIDENT-ELECT: WE WILL POSITION ROANOKE GAS AS A KEY PROVIDER OF MULTIPLE ENERGY AND RELATED UTILITY AND NON- UTILITY SERVICES THROUGHOUT WESTERN VIRGINIA AND WEST VIRGINIA.))
SUPER=01-John Williamson/Roanoke Gas President-Elect;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=Western Virginia and West Virginia.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Williamson joined the company five years ago.
Prior to that he worked in the public sector, as an administrator in Botetourt and Nelson counties.
SUPER=@File;


Roanoke Gas was founded in 18-83.
It serves 60- thousand customers in Virginia and West Virginia.
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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-Julia Hancock/Floral Designer;
SUPER=13-Louise Mahoney/"Wild Women";
SUPER=11-Roanoke;



Double boxes=SPA & MEL

Toss to Mel

5-Ad-Fed


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mfe
TAPE# 597-43
GRAPHIC=Mornin health check


In this morning's health check,
SS=child abuse


The local chapter of the American Advertising Federation and the Child Abuse Prevention Council is pairing up to stop child abuse--
Their first goal is educating the public, through the mass media.
Intern reporter Matt Feret explains.
(//////SOT///////)
SOT
IN Q=Music, every parent wants
SUPER=04-Public Service Announcement; KEEP UP 00-18
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :23
SUPER=01-Tony Pearman/Access Advertising; :40
SUPER=01-Shannon Brabham/Child Abuse Prev. Council; 1:07
SUPER=19-Matt Feret; 1:19
RUNS=1:31
OUT Q=mf, news 7

((
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 00:48:20
IN Q=Music

((PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: EVERY PARENT WANTS TO LEAVE THEIR MARK ON THEIR CHILD. BUT THE MARK THAT SOME PARENTS MAKE LASTS A LIFETIME. ))
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=a lifetime.


You've seen the commercials, but just who's behind these public service announcements?
The American Advertising Federation or, Ad-Fed is a volunteer organization comprised of advertising, graphics and communications professionals, committed to informing the public of serious health issues.
Ad-Fed now says child abuse will be the PERMANENT focus of their public service efforts.
SOT 17:38:16
IN Q=So we wanted

((TONY PEARMAN: SO WE WANTED TO COME UP WITH A CAMPAIGN THAT WAS POSITIVE, YET HAD A FORCEFUL SORT OF REINFORCEMENT OF THESE ARE THE THINGS TO DO, AND THE LINE THAT WE USED WAS STOP, THINK AND CALL. AND THAT'S BEEN SO IMPORTANT FOR US TO HIT HOME AND REITERATE EVERY TIME, AND THAT'S WHAT WE'VE BEEN DOING. ))
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=we've been doing.


The Child Abuse Prevention Council is hoping the public will learn physical and sexual abuse aren't the only types of mistreatment.
The campaign also strives to prevent EMOTIONAL abuse and neglect.
SOT 17:25:19
IN Q=Those are what's

((SHANNON BRABHAM: THOSE ARE WHAT'S OFTEN FORGOTTEN, PARTICULARLY THE EMOTIONAL PART OF IT AND THE PHYSICAL NEGLECT PART OF IT. WHILE THE MOST COMMON FORM OF MALTREATMENT, ITS DEFINITELY THE LEAST FOCUSED ON.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q= focused on.

standup
The kick-off of this new ad campaign comes with a $15,000 dollar donation by Columbia Lewis-Gale Medical Center.
This unexpected gift may let Ad-Fed reach even more people, in their ongoing effort to stop child abuse.
Matt Feret, News 7, Roanoke.))
(TOSS TO BUMP)

Bump Comm

Helvestine


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#net (edit of 97-55)
GRAPHIC=Helvestine


More than 20 years ago a car bomb killed a toddler who walked it the path of the explosion.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


Yesterday a judge sentenced Frank Helvestine to 12 years in prison for his part in the crime.
(//////////////)
SOT OF HELVESTINE
IN Q=Your honor

(( FRANK HELVESTINE/DEFENDANT: YOUR HONOR, I'M CERTAINLY TRULY SORRY THAT EVER HAPPENED, AND I MUST AGREE WITH MR. BURKART THAT 9:30 IN THE EVENING WAS A PARTICULARLY STUPID TIME TO DO SOMETHING LIKE THAT NO MATTER WHERE YOU DID IT.))
SUPER=01-Frank Helvestine/Defendant; RUNS=:17
OUT Q=where you did it.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Helvestine didn't plant the explosive.
He was an accessory before the fact, supplying parts of the pipe bomb.
His attorney argued that the intent was to trash the car of an interracial couple, not injure anyone...
But the explosion killed two year old Carrie Mask.
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Nora


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=hurricane


They're surveying the damage in southwestern Arizona.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Yuma, AZ;


The remnants of Tropical Storm Nora blew through yesterday, leaving some flooding and damage, but NOT the devastation many feared.
In California, Nora brought the first rain to Los Angeles in a record 219 days.
Nora has weakened to a tropical low pressure system.
Its remnants are heading north toward Colorado today.
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5-Drug-Bust


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#597-36
GRAPHIC=drug bust


A multi-year investigation ends in what's being called the largest drug bust in Halifax County history.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-South Boston;


Operation Fall Harvest is targeting more than one hundred suspected dealers for selling several drugs including crack cocaine, marijuana and mushrooms.
State and local authorities tracked these people for a year and a half--
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 20:10:14
IN Q=White people

((JEFF OAKES/HALIFAX CO. SHERIFF: WHITE PEOPLE, AFFLUENT PEOPLE, RICH AND POOR, WE'VE TARGETED EVERYBODY AND ANYBODY... IF THEY'RE GOING TO DO THAT KIND OF THING, WE'LL GO AFTER THEM, I PROMISE YOU THAT.))
SUPER=@Oakes;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=promise you that.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Deputies also searched cars and houses, seizing drugs, firearms and vehicles.
The Sheriff says his department has worked double-time on this investigation--
He says it angers them when drug dealers are not given stiff sentences.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 20:13:33
IN Q=Has been a problem

((HAS BEEN A PROBLEM AND PROBABLY WILL CONTINUE TO BE A PROBLEM UNTIL WE CAN GET TOUGHER IN THE COURTS AND START LOCKING THESE PEOPLE AWAY FOR LONG SENTENCES WITHOUT PAROLE.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=without parole
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Investigators expect to catch up with dealers who have crossed county or state lines this weekend.
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Glenvar-Underpass


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sta
TAPE#net j
GRAPHIC=NONE


Some Glenvar area residents have concerns about the safety of the Glenvar Heights Road underpass.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.


This after a tractor-trailor accident that left the driver dead.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 06-46.38 - 06.46.55
IN Q=Is this a

((GREGORY RADFORD/GLENVAR RESIDENT: IN A WAY IT IS BECAUSE I AIN'T SURE OF HOW SERIOUS IT COULD BE. SOMEBODY COULD BE COMING ALONG AND HERE COMES A TRUCK LANDING ON TOP OF YOU.))
SUPER=01-Gregory Radford/Glenvar Resident;
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=top of you.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Police say truck driver Carol Reece Brown fell asleep at the wheel and drove off the road, smashing into the Glenvar Heights Road underpass.
He died at the scene.
Department of Motor Vehicle statistics for the state of Virginia show that there were 72 fatal accidents last year involving tractor trailors.
There were also 72 incidents of truckers falling asleep at the wheel.
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4-Scores


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


In sports,
Another homer by Mark McGwire couldn't stop another loss by St. Louis.
For yesterday's scores from the diamond, let's check the scoreboards.
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WIPE TO SCORES
SUPER=#556
SUPER=X5010;
SUPER=0091-j/Boston/3//Detroit/1///j/Kansas City/2//Milwaukee/1///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0091-j/New York/5//Cleveland/4//10 Innings//Baltimore/3/j/Toronto/4///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0091-j/Chicago/10//Minnesota/5///j/Texas/8//Anaheim/5///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0092-j/Atlanta/3//Philadelphia/2////Florida/2/j/Montreal/3///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0092-/Chicago/1/j/Houston/9///j/Los Angeles/9//Colorado/5///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0092-j/Cincinnati/4//St. Louis/3//14 Innings/;
RUNS=:42

(-------------) OUT Q=....last score."