Coming up on News 7-
The court case is over- so does that mean the girls are covering up at a
Roanoke strip club?
A neighbor is arrested in the case of a boy missing while selling holiday
A collision today on a Denver taxiway-
Plus Robin Reed's at the white house.
News 7 is next.
Dancers at the Girls Girls Girls night club aren't taking it all off
Today a Roanoke jury found the club guilty of violating city and state
Eric Earnhart reports the club, at least temporarily, has cleaned up it's
IN Q=The jury found the
SUPER=01-Dennis Nagel/Prosecutor; :15
SUPER=01-Keith Guthrie/Club Owner; :35
OUT Q=EE, News 7
(( After taking a second look at undercover police video tapes, the jury
found the club guilty on all 16 counts, including one count of presenting an
The club faces a total 40 thousand dollar fine on all counts.
IN Q=we'll have to
WE'LL HAVE TO DECIDE WHETHER IT'S APPROPRIATE TO RETURN TO THE CLUB AND SEE
WHETHER OR NOT THEY'RE NOW COMPLYING WITH THE CITY ORDINANCE OR WHETHER WE WAIT
AGAIN UNTIL THE COMMUNITY SPEAKS OUT ABOUT IT.))
OUT Q=about it
The prosecutor adds, if the same conduct continues, the dancers and
managers could be charged individually.
IN Q=We plan to
((KEITH GUTHRIE/CLUB OWNER; WE PLAN TO APPEAL IT, AND I HOPE FOR A BETTER
VERDICT NEXT TIME AROUND. AS FAR AS NOW, I GUESS WE'RE JUST BACK YOU KNOW
BUSINESS AS USUAL, JUST TRY TO KEEP THE SHOW GOING.
You would risk further penalties by staying open and doing business as usual?
WE PLAN TO STAY OPEN. WHETHER OR NOT WE MODIFY THE SHOW THAT DEPENDS ON SOME
ADVISEMENT FROM OUR ATTORNEY.))
SUPER=Keith Guthrie/Club Owner
OUT Q=from our attorney
They DID modify the show... A sign outside says due to a legal situation,
the club is temporarily not performing nude shows...
According to one patron, the dancers performed topless, wearing g-strings.
A manager says the club didn't want to risk any of the dancers being
MANAGEMENT DIDN'T WANT TO TALK ON CAMERA, BUT DID TELL US THIS IS A PRETTY
TYPICAL CROWD FOR A WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE NEW RESTRICTIONS ON THE DANCERS DON'T
APPEAR TO BE AFFECTING ATTENDANCE. AND THEY SAY MANY OF THE PATRONS INSIDE
TOLD THEM THEY INTEND TO KEEP SUPPORTING THE CLUB.
The appeals court decision may determine if the dancers here ever take it
all off again.
Eric Earnhart, News 7, Roanoke.))
Classes at Pearl High School in
Mississippi are cancelled for the rest of the week-
after a shooting rampage.
Authorities say a 16 year old went to school and opened fire, killing his
former girlfriend and another student.
((MONICA TANNER/EYEWITNESS: I SAW HIM PULL OUT A GUN FROM A LONG BLUE JACKET
AND STARTED SHOOTING EVERYBODY. AFTER THE SECOND SHOT, I RAN.))
((CHIEF BILL SLADE/PEARL POLICE DEPT.: IT'S OVER A DISGRUNTLED BOYFRIEND-
SUPER=01-Chief Bill Slade/Pearl Police Dept.; 07 quick!
OUT Q=girlfriend thing."
Police say the Luke Woodham fatally stabbed his mother at their home before
leaving for school.
A 15 year old is charged with murdering a boy who came to his house to sell
12 year old Edward Werner was selling holiday items door to door
when he disappeared.
Yestrday police found his body in the woods nearby.
Now a 15 year old who lived in this home is charged with sexually assaulting
and strangling the boy.
((E. DAVID MILLARD/PROSECUTOR: THE INVESTIGATION HAS REVEALED THAT THERE WAS
NO APPARENT PRIOR CONTACT OR RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE VICTIM AND THE ACCUSED.))
SUPER=01-E. David Millard/Prosecutor;
OUT Q=AND THE ACCUSED."
A friend of the suspect says he was acting normal today.
((HE SAID IT WAS CRAZY IT WAS CRAZY? REPORTER: HE DIDN'T GET NERVOUS? FRIEND:
HE DIDN'T GET NERVOUS. HE WAS SITTING THERE SMOKING A CIGARETTE.
REPORTER: WATCHING ALL THE POLICE AND EVERYTHING? FRIEND. YEA.))
OUT Q=AND EVERYTHING? YEA.
Prosecutors have 20 days to decide whether to charge the teen as an adult.
The woman who shot and killed her son's alleged molester in a courtroom is
free- after serving four years in prison.
In a ten minute court hearing Ellie Nesler pleaded guilty to voluntary
She then apologized for her actions.
((THERE IS A PROBLEM WITH THE JUDICIAL SYSTEM AND WHAT I DID WAS OUT OF PAIN
AND CAUSE THEY DIDN'T DO ANYTHING, BUT I CAUSED MORE PAIN.))
OUT Q=caused more pain."
Nesler is now 45 and has been diagnosed with terminal breast cancer.
Her son is now 16.
The need to rennovate Danville's juvenile detention center could prove
The center might double in size, costing city taxpayers about three and a
half million dollars.
Tina Tenret reports.
IN Q=WW Moore
SUPER=01-Wylie Cooke, Jr/Architect; :23
SUPER=01-Linwood Wright/Mayor; :39
SUPER=01-John Hamlin/City Council; 1:07
OUT Q=News7, Danville))
(( W.W. Moore Juvenile Detention Home has several weak spots.
The rooms are too small.
Seven inmates currently sleep on mattresses on the floor.
Outsiders come close to the fence and give inmates no privacy.
And anyone could escape just by breaking the glass front door.
A possible solution is the building of 30 new beds, with much higher
security and safety standards.
IN Q=Juvenile offenders
((WYLIE COOKE, JR/ARCHITECT: JUVENILE OFFENDERS ARE MUCH MORE SERIOUS ...
RECOGNIZE THAT NEED.
LINWOOD WRIGHT/MAYOR: DANVILLE RIGHT NOW IS LOOKING AT A 60-BED ... TO DETAIN
OUT Q=to detain juveniles
Neighboring counties currently pay to house their juveniles here...
City Council toyed with the idea of making them partners, to share the
But for now, Danville will remain the sole owner, with complete control.
IN Q=If you can do it yourself
((JOHN HAMLIN/CITY COUNCIL: IF YOU CAN DO IT YOURSELF, THAT'S YOUR FIRST
OPTION, ALWAYS. IF YOU HAVE TO BRING IN PARTNERS TO DO IT, THAT'S ANOTHER
OUT Q=that's another option
IN Q=The mayor says
((TINA TENRET/NEWS7: THE MAYOR SAYS HE'S GOING TO FASTTRACK THIS ISSUE. IN
FACT HE HOPES COUNCIL CAN MAKE A DECISION NEXT TUESDAY. TINA TENRET, NEWS7,
OUT Q=News7, Danville
Time now for our first look at the weather with Patrick Evans.
Jean, the issue of global warming brought about a hundred weather
broadcasters to the White House today.
The White House wants to convince Americans a weather catastrophe is
Robin Reed was in attendance and we spoke with him earlier about the
President's concerns of global warming.
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Stay with us, up next welfare reform goes state wide,
and we'll see how some Virginia Tech students are reenacting the school's walk
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A bus and a plane collided in Denver- but no one was seriously hurt.
It happened on a taxiway at Denver International Airport.
Passengers ride the shuttle buses to get out to commuter planes.
The bus driver and one pilot were hurt along with another person.
Today marks a change for those who receive welfare-- reform has now taken
It requires able- bodied adults receiving assistance to go to work--and it
eliminates benefits after two years.
As Kimberly McBroom reports for some it's a welcome change.
IN Q=People aren't on welfare
SUPER=07-Lorrie Sharman; :00
SUPER=07-Stephanie Brown-Webb; 1:02
OUT Q=McBroom, News 7
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((LORRIE SHARMAN: PEOPLE AREN'T ON WELFARE BECAUSE THEY WANT TO BE-- MOST
PEOPLE ARE ON IT BECAUSE THEY HAVE TO BE. ))
Sharman was a single mother, working as a bartender to support herself and
But she ended up on welfare.
She's now a full- time student at Virginia Western Community College, and
plans to become a teacher.
SOT tape 2 10:08:00
((GOING BACK TO SCHOOL AND GETTING SOME HELP FROM THE STATE ON THE WELFARE--
AND I WANT TO BE A TEACHER-- THEN I WILL GIVE BACK TO THE COMMUNITY WHAT
EVERYBODY HAS HELPED ME ACCOMPLISH. ))
Sharman is like many others in the VIEW program-- people who have worked
before, but now need a jump start back into the job market.
Starting later this month, TAP will offer a training program that'll help
participants get ready to pound the pavement.
end stand up
VIEW participant Stephanie Brown- Webb is an army veteran, and has had
years of technical experience.
Her struggle with the working world?
Finding affordable child care.
But she's hoping VIEW will lead her to an understanding employer.
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((STEPHANIE BROWN- WEBB: SOMEBODY'LL SEE THAT THERE IS SOME VERY HIGHLY
EXPERIENCED PEOPLE OUT HERE WITH A LOT OF TECHNICAL BACKGROUND AND TRAINING
THAT ARE LOOKING FOR GOOD JOBS AND ARE WILLING TO WORK-- JUST HAVE TO WORK
AROUND OUR CHILDREN, AND OUR SITUATIONS. THAT'S ALL. ))
Kimberly McBroom, News 7.))
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Coming up in a few moments, Roy Stanley will have tonight's qualifying from
the Charlotte Motorspeedway,
and from high above the earth, we'll see American and Russian astronauts walk
in space as they repair the space station MIR.
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Virginia Tech is continuing to mark its 125th year.
This afternoon-- the class of '97 planted a tree in honor of the
Teresa Hamilton reports-- today's festivities also included a "walk" down
SUPER=01-Eric Keith/Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets; :00
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.; :07
SUPER=01-Kate Glass/Virginia Tech Student; :32 quick
SUPER=03-Craig Co.; :43
SUPER=01-Dr. Charles Steger/VP for Development; :51
OUT Q=NEWS 7, Blacksburg.
IN Q=Well carrying
((ERIC KEITH/VT CORE OF CADETS: WELL, CARRYING ALL OF OUR EQUIPMENT AND WALKING
IN COMBAT BOOTS, HAS MADE US BELIEVE ADDISON CALDWELL SHOULD'VE GOTTEN A HORSE.
OUT Q=a horse.
Believe it or not-- Eric Keith--as well as seven other cadets-- and one
civilian-- actually volunteered to hike from Craig County to Blacksburg.
They're re-living what it was like 125- years ago-- when William Addison
Caldwell hiked 28- miles-- to become the first student to register for classes
at Virginia Tech.
IN Q=Does it
((REPORTER SPEAKS:DOES IT MAKE YOU APPRECIATIVE OF HOW THINGS ARE SO DIFFERENT
NOW-- COMPARED TO WHAT IT WAS LIKE SO MANY YEARS AGO FOR HIM?
KATE GLASS/VT STUDENT: YES, A LOT, THE FACT THAT JUST HIKING OVER THAT MOUNTAIN
AND THINKING ABOUT THE FACT HE HAD TO DO THAT TO GET TO SCHOOL AND I DREAD, YOU
KNOW, GETTING IN MY CAR TO DRIVE FOUR HOURS TO COME TO SCHOOL FROM HOME.))
OUT Q=from home.
Caldwell's role in history was remembered in other ways--
A monument was unveiled in Craig County in honor of Caldwell's contribution.
IN Q=Add never
((DR. CHARLES STEGER/VP FOR DEVELOPMENT AND UNIVERSITY RELATIONS:ADD NEVER
BECAME FAMOUS, HE NEVER ACCUMULATED WEALTH, AS WE MIGHT DEFINE WEALTH BUT HE
DID ACHIEVE IMMORALITY, BECAUSE VIRGINIA TECH WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER HIS SINGULAR
ROLE IN OUR HISTORY. ))
OUT Q=in our history.
Despite his allegiance U-V-A, Governor Allen got involved in the
Although he's away on a trade mission to East Asia-- before he left, he
apparently arranged to have October first declared "Virginia Tech Day" across
Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Blacksburg.))
With the first taste of frost upon tonight, it's a good time to check out
what's to come in the weeks ahead.
Here's our monthly almanac with all the weather facts you need to keep up
with month number ten.
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SUPER=330-Clear/& Chilly/40-43/Sunny/& Cool/66-69;
SUPER=331-Mostly Clear/& Cool/42-46/Sunny/& Cool/68-71;
SUPER=332-Clear/& Cold/36-40/Sunny/& Cool/65-68;
SUPER=333-Clear & Chilly/Patchy Frost/35-40/Sunny/& Cool/60-64;
SUPER=334-Clear/Freeze Warning/32-36/Sunny/& Cool/60-64;
The Winston Cup cars qualified at Charlotte tonight for sunday's UAW-GM 500.
The Major league baseball playoffs continued today and Roanoke College wins in
But first our Extra Point.
Free agent Paul Kariya will not make the trip to Japan for Anaheim's season
The 22 year old Canadian of Japanese ancestry was expected to be the major
draw for the Ducks weekend games against the Canucks in Tokyo.
Anaheim has offered Kariya a 5 year 25 million dollar deal but he reportedly
wans 8 Million a year.
The N-H-L opened tonight here's the scores.
IN Q=FIRST SCORE
SUPER=0103-/Los Angeles/3//Pittsburgh/3//Tie In
Overtime//Ottawa/2//Montreal/2//Tie In Overtime/;
OUT Q=.......last team."
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And coming up, Wednesday night means its time for Hometown Hoops Weekly.
and over at Roanoke College this evening the Maroons
Improved their record to 3 and 1 in the ODAC and 6 and 3 overall with a win
over Lynchburg College.
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Geoff Bodine was in the spotlight last night at the Charlotte Motor
SUPER=03-Concord, NC/FOX SPORTS SOUTH; :
Bodine, In the Q-V-C ford, blistered the track at the speedway with a speed
of 184 point 256 to capture the pole position for this Sunday's U-A-W G-M
IN Q=First audio
((GEOFF BODINE/UAW GM QUALITY 500 POLE WINNER: ))
SUPER=01-Geoff Bodine/UAW GM Quality 500 Pole Winner; :00
OUT Q=.........in charlotte."
Bobby Labonte will start on the outside and here's a look at the top 25.
WIPE TO QUALIFYING
SUPER=0107-1. Geoff Bodine/184.256/2. Bobby Labonte//3. Mark Martin//4. Jeff
Gordon//5. Dale Jarrett//;
SUPER=0107-6. Dick Trickle//7. Ward Burton//8. Jeff Purvis//9. Jimmy Spencer
//10. Morgan Shepherd//;
SUPER=0107-11. Ken Schrader//12. Kevin Lepage//13. Derrike Cope//14. Ted
Musgrave//15. Johnny Benson//;
SUPER=0107-16. Wally Dallenbach//17. Steve Grissom //18. Brett Bodine //19.
Dale Earnhardt //20. Jeff Green //;
SUPER=0107-21. Sterling Marlin//22. Ricky Rudd//23. John Andretti//24. Joe
Nemechek//25. Rusty Wallace//;
OUT Q=.....LAST DRIVER."
Meantime, Gary DeHart the crew chief and team manager for the Kellogs
Chevrolet driven by Terry Labonte has resigned because of personal reasons.
The Atlanta Braves are one win away from bumping the Houston Astros from the
first round of the National League Playoff series.
SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/ESPN; :
Bobby Cox watched as the Braves took the early lead.
In the bottom of the third Jeff Blauser gets all of this pitch sending it
over the left field wall for a 3 run homer and a three to nothing Braves lead.
The Astros came back to tie it in top of the fourth. Mike Hampton hits a
shot down the right field line into the corner scoring a run to make it 3 to 3.
The Braves broke it open in the SUPER=35-Atlanta/13/Houston/3/;fourth
when Hampton walked in a run then Greg Colbrunn hits this two run single to
right centerfield and Atlanta wins it 13 to 3.
Moises Alou hit an R-B-I single in the bottom of the ninth to lead the
Florida Marlins to a 7 to 6 win over the San Francisco Giants.
SUPER=03-Miami, FL/NBC SPORTS; :
Giants Manager Dusty Baker checking out the action.
The game was tight all the way it was tied three times through the ninth
then Barry Bonds hits a grounder to short Floirda goes for the double play but
Greg Counsell's throw to first is wide allowing a runner to score and tie it at
6 to 6.
But in the bottom of the ninth Alou SUPER=35-Florida/7/San
Francisco/6/;sends this shot up the middle into the outfield and Gary
Sheffield scores from second and Florida takes the 2 games to none lead with
the 7 to 6 win.
It's Wednesday night and that means its time for Hometown Hoops.
Steve Mason has a wrapup from Glenvar to Carroll County in the latest
addition of Hometown Hoops Weekly.
IN Q=first audio
SUPER=01-Tracey Driscoll/Salem Head Coach; :11
SUPER=01-Mickey McGuigan/Blacksburg Head Coach; :48
SUPER=01-Chelsie Stoneman/Carroll Co. Center; 1:32
SUPER=01-Howard Mayo/Carroll Co. Head Coach; 1:51
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Buffaloes vs. Highlanders; 1:59
OUT Q=...see ya next time"
((With Four seniors; Driscoll's Lady Spartans are 9 AND 3. All District
performer Sara Palmer is averaging 14 points and 7 rebounds a game.
Blacksburg's Mickey McGuiigan is off to his best start since the 1992-93 state
championship years. The lady Indians are 9 and 3.
Carly Geller, in her third year on varsity, leads the tribe.
In the Southwest District; 4 and 9 Carroll County is adressing the areas
that need improving.
Stoneman is one of two 6 foot 2 twin towers. How do the Lady cavaliers stack
up with the Southwest district?
In Single A, Glenvar's Mandy Williams iced a win over Floyd County last night
to take control in the Three Rivers district.
Roanoke and Lynchburg hooked up in a mens soccer ODAC clash yesterday over
SUPER=03-Salem/Hornets vs. Maroons; :00
The maroons beat the Hornets in both meetings last year and Scott Allison's
team seemed ready to keep the streak alive.
Not without a scare. Watch Lynchburg's Chris Richford launch the ball at
the Roanoke goal; but the cross bar is the goalies best friend.
Roanoke finally gets on on the SUPER=34-Roanoke/2/Lynchburg/1;
board. Jamin Hujik makes the perfect pass to Billy Renfro who fires a shot past
the Hornets goalkeeper and the Maroons top Lynchburg 2-1.
That's it for sports. Have great day everybody.
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A five hour spacewalk is complete- mission accomplished.
((SCOTT PAR WITH RED STRIPES ON HIS SUIT, HIS FEET FIRMLY PLANTED IN THE
UNIVERSAL FOOT RESTRAINT.))
OUT Q=FOOT RESTRAINT."
The shuttle Atlantis linked to the space station Mir-
Russians and Americans worked outside the space ship.
They retrieved experiments from Mir. (/////SOT/////)
((HE'S GOING TO ROTATE IT UP UP AND OUT.))
OUT Q=UP AND OUT."
The shuttle also Atlantis delivered a new computer-
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It'll take the place of the old computer that's failed in recent weeks.