06:00-01

E-Strickler

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-69
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


A Federal judge has granted a new trial for a death row inmate convicted of killing a James Madison University student.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Augusta Co./File Tape;


Tommy David Strickler received the capital murder conviction for the 19-90 abduction and murder of Roanoke resident and J-M-U student Leann Whitlock.
His co-defendant was handed a life sentence.
Strickler was convicted for bashing Whitlock's head with a 70-pound rock.
(----------------)
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=Legal Scales


Federal Judge Robert Merhige ("MARRIAGE") said yesterday prosecutors withheld key information from defense lawyers for strickler.
The Attorney General's office is appealing the ruling.

family-strickler


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#97-76
GRAPHIC=NONE


Leann Whitlock's family members say they're having a tough time coping with their daughter's loss in 19-90.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


And they're worried another trial will be just as tough.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 8:48:36
IN Q=BUT TO GO THROUGH

((BUT TO GO THROUGH IT AGAIN, IT'S GOING TO TAKE A LOT MORE. AND WE HAD A LOT OF SUPPORT THE FIRST TIME. AND I'M PRAYING AND HOPING THAT WE WOULD HAVE SUPPORT FAMILY AND FRIENDS, IF WE HAVE TO GO THROUGH A RETRIAL. ))
SUPER=07-Esther Whitlock;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=THROUGH A RETRIAL
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VO-NAT


The Whitlocks heard about the conviction being overturned last night-- Today they're trying to learn more about the situation.
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mckinney


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


Former Sergeant Major of the Army Gene Mckinney is scheduled to be arraigned today at a military hearing.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


The Army removed McKinney as its top enlisted soldier last week after deciding he should face a court-martial on sexual misconduct charges.
McKinney has denied the allegations by six women.
He is expected to plead innocent.
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finance-campaing


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=campaign financing


Nothing was resolved after a day of congressional hearings yesterday on campaign fund raising.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Capitol Hill/Yesterday;


Defending herself before the House Judiciary Committee, Attorney General Janet Reno said she won't appoint an independent counsel to look into Clinton- Gore fundraising unless there is credible evidence that laws may have been broken.
She also promised not to close the investigation without an agreement from F-B-I director Louis Freeh (LOO-ee Free).
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E-Payne-Hager


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#97-63
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


And in Virginia,
The Lieutenant Governor candidates say the emphasis on the governor's race is overshadowing their own.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


So they held a debate yesterday in Roanoke at public television station W-B-R-A, but no reporters were allowed to witness the event.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 5:18:09
IN Q=I DON'T KNOW

((JOHN HAGER: I DON'T KNOW WHY WE DON'T DO IT IN AN OPEN FORMAT, I DON'T KNOW WHY WE DON'T DO IT IN AN OPEN FORMAT LIKE I'VE PROPOSED INSTEAD OF ONCE IN A WHILE IN A CLOSED ROOM. ))
SUPER=@Hager;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=IN A CLOSED ROOM
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VO-NAT


On the issues, Democrat L-F Payne attacked Jim Gilmore's personal property tax cut plan.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 5:07:46
IN Q=

((LF PAYNE: THERE IS NOT ENOUGH GROWTH REVENUE TO SUPPORT THAT KIND OF EXPENDITURE, AND THAT MEANS WE'D HAVE TO RAISE TAXES SOMEWHERE ELSE IN ORDER TO IMPLEMENT THAT. AND I DON'T THINK THAT'S WHAT VIRGINIANS WANT.))
SUPER=@Payne;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=virginians want.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=Campaign 97


If you want to watch the debate, it will air on W-B-R-A next week.

E-Delegates-forum


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-73
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


The campaigns are being closely monitored by Virginia State employees.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


Last night they listened to candidates for delegate at a forum in Salem.
State employees say they're concerned about privatization, health care costs, salaries and their workload.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=

((JOAN DENT/VA. GOVERNMENTAL EMPLOYEES ASSOC.; MORE THAN THOSE COMPENSATION ISSUES, THEY'RE LOOKING AT THE ABILITY TO GET THEIR JOBS DONE EFFICIENTLY AND EFFECTIVELY AND AT THIS MOMENT IN TIME, FEEL THAT IN A LOT OF CASES THAT HAS BEEN WITHHELD FROM THEM. ))
SUPER=01-Joan Dent/Va. Governmental Employees Assoc.
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=withheld from them
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VO-NAT


There are many votes at stake, the Governmental Employees Association represents 18-thousand workers state-wide.
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One-Steve


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#M97-11
GRAPHIC=NONE


On Record Set

SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=13-Dan Uhm/Ensemble Coordinator
SUPER=13-Garland Life/Roanoke Co. Schools
SUPER=13-Song Hee Uhm/Director



(I will talk about performance at schools-take tape then)
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VO-NAT
SUPER=24-South Korea;



RUNS=0:40
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ANCHOR=Steve
(I'll talk about how special the performance in the temple was-take tape then)
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VO-NAT
SUPER=24-Seoul, Korea



RUNS=0:40
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ANCHOR=Steve



(toss to stocks)

Stocks
Comm#2



E-Sex-Offender


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#97-68
GRAPHIC=Richard Maulick


Some parents are worried about the safety of the Cloverdale community after a convicted child molester moved in.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


Forty-seven- year- old Richard Maulick came to the area last month to start fresh after serving a 12 year prison sentence.
Maulick was convicted in 19-85 of sodomy and aggravated sexual battery against his daughter.
He claims the accusations were trumped up by his former wife to gain custody of their three children...but he pleaded guilty to the charges.
Now some residents are passing out flyers with Maulick's picture warning he's a criminal.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:49:58
IN Q=Why in

((PAT DEEL:WHY IN THE WORLD WOULD WE...WE'RE NOT GOING TO DO THAT. Sheriff Reed Kelly/Botetourt Co. ))
SUPER=01-Pat Deel/Maulick's Landlord; :00
SUPER=01-Reed Kelly/Botetourt Co. Sheriff; :11
RUNS=:21
OUT Q=all the facts
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VO-NAT


Several neighbors say they'd like to see state law changed so communities are notified when a convicted child molester moves to town.
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Beyer-Gilmore


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#net (edit of 97-58)
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


What a difference a day makes.
The two main candidates for Virginia's Governor met in their final debate.
Jim Gilmore and Don Beyer knew every word counted.
Even ones they may wish they hadn't said.
Ellen Qualls reports.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=20 hours
SUPER=@Gilmore; :07
SUPER=03-McLean; :24
SUPER=@Beyer1; :38
SUPER=@Ellen1; 1:11
RUNS=1:20
OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Mclean.

(( 20 hours is a lifetime in gubernatorial politics.
At 6pm Tuesday, this aired on TV.
SOT 36:16

((JIM GILMORE/R-CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: I THINK A SPOUSAL NOTIFICATION WOULD BE SOMETHING THAT WE COULD REQUIRE SERIOUS CONSIDERATION.))
RUNS=:04


Then 20 hours later:
SOT 13:21:05

((JIM GILMORE: NO I DON'T SUPPORT IT. I DON'T SUPPORT A SPOUSAL NOTIFICATION BILL... BUT IT DOESN'T MATTER WHAT I THINK FRANKLY.))
RUNS=:07


The bad news for Virginia's former attorney general -- the abortion measure was ruled UNconstitutional five years ago.
SOT 13:16:50

((JIM GILMORE: BUT THE FACT OF THE MATTER IS I DID CONSIDER IT. AFTER THAT INTERVIEW I WENT BACK AND READ THE CASEY DECISION OVER AGAIN. AND THE FACT IS IT'S ABSOLUTELY UNCONSTITUTIONAL SO IT'S REALLY NOT AN ISSUE.))
runs=:10



SOT 13:18:22

((DON BEYER: ONE SUPREME COURT VOTE CHANGES, AND ALL OF A SUDDEN THE THINGS JIM WANTS TO DO BECOME PERMISSIBLE.))
RUNS=:07


But Gilmore wasn't the only one with a weak spot.
Beyer said this week he would favor allowing local or regional politicians to raise their own taxes.
SOT 13:14:22

((DON BEYER: IF IT IS THE WILL OF THIS REGION TO BAND TOGETHER WITH LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO MAKE THINGS HAPPEN, THEN I WILL NOT STAND IN THE WAY.))
RUNS=:06



SOT 13:15:02

((JIM GILMORE: THE ANSWER IS NO. WITH RESPECT TO ADDITIONAL REFERENDUMS TO RAISE TAXES. BUT LET ME ALSO POINT OUT THAT THERE'S A HAUNTING PHRASE THAT'S OUT THERE "BUILDING THE POLITICAL WILL.))
RUNS=:09



SOT STANDUP

((THIS IS THE LAST SCHEDULED DEBATE FOR THESE TWO. IT WILL NOT BE SEEN EXCEPT IN EXCERPTS OUTSIDE NORTHERN VIRGINIA. ELLEN QUALLS, NEWS 7, MCLEAN.))
RUNS=:10))


E-Campaign-Finance


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Jim Gilmore


Republican Jim Gilmore had a successful September of campaign fundraising.
In campaign finance reports released last night, Gilmore raised more than one and half million dollars last month.
SS=Don Beyer


Democrat Don Beyer pulled in less than half that figure.
That puts Gilmore on top in the money game, with almost seven- point- two million raised to date... compared to Beyer's six- point- six million.
Both totals already surpass George Allen and Mary Sue Terry in 19-93.

S-Boucher


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-66
GRAPHIC=None


It's not the smart highway that's linking another Southwest Virginia community to the world, but the informational highway.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Giles Co.


Giles County wants to establish an electronic village-- similar to neighboring Blacksburg-- which has gained national recognition.
Supporters believe Internet access is key to education and economic development.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=There

((RICK BOUCHER:THERE ARE A LOT OF COMPANIES THAT ARE TIED TO THE CITIES TODAY, BY VIRTUE OF THEIR NEED TO REMAIN IN CONSTANT COMMUNICATION WITH THEIR BUSINESS BASE AND AS WE CAN OFFER A CITIZENRY WHERE, THAT IS TRAINED IN THE USE OF COMPUTERS FOR COMMUNICATION, AS WE HAVE A REPUTATION FOR BEING ADVANCED IN THAT AREA, THEN I THINK A LOT OF THOSE COMPANIES WILL COME TO SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA. ))
SUPER=@Boucher; :
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=southwest virginia.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Giles County is putting computers in public access sites-- such as the Pearisburg library-- so residents can enjoy the Internet free of charge.
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S-Kiosk


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tja
TAPE#97-61
GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Seal


A new piece of art in downtown Roanoke will provide some helpful information.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


Downtown unveiled its first kiosk (kee-osk) yesterday. Funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, it's art with a purpose.
The kiosk (kee-osk) is located at the base of the Market Street Walkway--and offers visitors information about the city.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT:02:33:32
IN Q=A symbol

((MATT KENNELL/DOWNTOWN ROANOKE INC. PRESIDENT: A SYMBOL OF ROANOKE, REFLECTS OUR RAIL HERITAGE AND I THINK PRACTICAL SPEAKING IT WILL GIVE VISITORS A GOOD ORIENTATION OF ALL THE THINGS OUR CITY HAS TO OFFER.))
SUPER=01-Matt Kennell/Downtown Roanoke, Inc. President
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=to offer.
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VO-NAT


Cox Cable and Bell Atlantic are among several businesses which provided matching funds to pay for the kiosk (kee-osk).
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Two-Steve


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


On Record Set

SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;





2-E-Strickler


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-69
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


A judge in Richmond overturned the capital murder conviction of death row inmate Tommy David Strickler, granting him a new trial.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Augusta Co./File Tape;


Strickler got the death sentence for the 19-90 abduction and murder of Roanoke resident and James Madison University student Leann Whitlock.
His co-defendant got a life sentence.
Strickler was convicted for bashing Whitlock's head with a 70-pound rock.
(----------------)
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=Legal Scales


Federal Judge Robert Merhige ("MARRIAGE") ruled yesterday that whether in "good faith or bad" files pertinent to Strickler's case were "suppressed" by the prosecutor in Augusta County.
The Attorney General's office is appealing the ruling.

Whitlock


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#net (edit of 97-75)
GRAPHIC=None

**ANCHOR TAG***
The family of girl Strickler was convicted of killing found out the news of the new trial by phone last night.
Family members of Leann Whitlock say they were caught off guard.
Andrew Freiden has the story.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=It's not too
SUPER=01-Edward Whitlock/Victim's Father; :00
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :10
SUPER=01-Esther Whitlock/Victim's Mother; :23
RUNS=:49
OUT Q=AF, N7, Roanoke

((
SOT 8:44:04

((EDWARD WHITLOCK: IT'S NOT TOO PLEASANT, I CAN TELL YOU THAT. IT'S RIGHT HARD. ))
RUNS=:09


The Whitlocks say they've been trying to put their daughter's death behind them and continue with their lives.
It's been more than seven years since the trial--
And the prospect of reliving it all over again is almost too much to bear.
SOT 8;48:10

((ESTHER WHITLOCK: IT WAS VERY TOUGH, IT TOOK IT'S TOLL ON BOTH OF US, TO HEAR THE EVIDENCE AS IT WAS PRESENTED THEN. AND WE FELT THE VERDICT WAS JUST, AND WE WERE PLEASED WITH IT. AND WE LEARNED TO LIVE WITH IT-- WE CAN'T CHANGE THE RESULTS. WE CAN'T BRING OUR DAUGHTER BACK. ))
RUNS=:24

AF, N7, Roanoke))
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


The Whitlocks say they plan to man the phones this morning to find out more about the situation.
They say the evidence was all presented in the original trial, so they're hoping the attorney general's office is able to overturn yesterday's ruling, and keep Tommy Strickler on death row.

sexual-misconduct


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


The Former Sergeant Major of the Army will be arraigned today on sexual misconduct charges.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


The Army removed Gene McKinney as its top enlisted soldier last week after deciding he should face a court-martial.
McKinney stands accused by six women, but he denies the charges.
He remains in uniform and working on his legal defense at an office near the Pentagon.
A date for the court martial is expected to be set at today's arraignment.
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DC-FINANCE


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=campaign financing


House and senate investigators are reviewing new materials in their investigation of President Clinton's fundraising practices.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Yesterday, the White House turned over more video and audio tapes of democratic fundraising events.
Some of the tapes show Mr.Clinton in contact with several controversial fundraisers.
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WIPE/WIPE/WIPE

RENO


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=wipe/wipe/wipe
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Capitol Hill;


Attorney General Janet Reno says she's not ready to call for an independent counsel to look into Clinton- Gore fundraising.
Yesterday, she defended herself before the House Judiciary Committee.
Reno said she won't appoint an independent counsel unless there is credible evidence that a law may have been broken.
She also promised not to close the investigation without an agreement from F-B-I director Louis Freeh.
(----------------)



E-NS-Building


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=jda
TAPE#97-62
GRAPHIC=Norfolk Southern


The city of Roanoke is getting some help from Norfolk Southern.
The railroad is donating three buildings, including the offices that will house a new higher education center.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Norfolk Southern vacated the buildings in 19-92.
With plans for the education center now taking shape, the railroad is donating the buildings to a downtown Roanoke foundation.
State Senator John Edwards has spearheaded support for the center and says the railroad's gift is an important step.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=The architecture school

((THE ARCHITECTURE SCHOOL AT VIRGINIA TECH HAS LOOKED AT THEM AND SAID YOU NEED TO PRESERVE THEM, THEIR HISTORIC AND ARCHITECTURAL SIGNIFICANCE, AND THIS IS A WAY TO MAKE SURE THESE BUILDINGS LIVE ON AND HAVE A NEW LIFE NOW THAT NORFOLK SOUTHERN HAS MOVED OUT OF THEM.))
SUPER=@Edwards;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=moved out of them.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The gift also includes the old passenger station which has its own sentimental and historic significance.
Plans for the station are not complete, but the building will likely serve as a visitors center.
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E-Kiosk


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tja
TAPE#97-61
GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Seal


Next time you're in the City Market area of Roanoke you may notice a new attraction.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


Downtown unveiled its first (kee-osk) kiosk today.
Funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, it's art with a purpose.
The kiosk is located at the base of the Market Street Walkway--and offers visitors information about the city.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT:02:20:09
IN Q=One tenant

((MATT KENNELL/PRESIDENT DOWNTOWN;ONE TENANT OF THAT VISION WAS THAT THE RAIL DISTRICT AND THE RAILS ABSOLUTELY CRITICAL PART OF DOWNTOWN ROANOKE'S FUTURE , THE DESIGN OF THIS KIOSK CERTAINLY RECOGNIZES THAT, IT'S LOCATION ,PERHAPS SYMBOLIC NEAR THE RAILS ALSO ECHO THAT. ))
SUPER=01-Matt Kennell/Downtown Roanoke Inc. President;
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=echo that.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Cox Cable and Bell Atlantic are among several businesses to provide matching funds to help pay for the (kee-osk) kiosk.
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Three-Steve


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#M97-11
GRAPHIC=NONE

On Record

SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=13-Mathew Moye/Harpist;
SUPER=13-Lauren Benesh/Harpist;
SUPER=13-John Booker/Harpist;
(I'll start talking about the kids traveling around eating new food etc...)
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VO-NAT
SUPER=24-South Korea



RUNS=0:40
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ANCHOR=Steve



Double Boxes=SPA & MEL
(Toss to Mel)


E-M'ville-Hospital


ANCHOR=
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-71
GRAPHIC=mornin health check


In this morning's health check,
SS=Breast Cancer


Breast cancer patients in the Martinsville area frequently seek treatment away from home.
But that will change for some---Martinsville Hospital is planning
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Martinsville;


for a new Breast Care Center.
The hospital director says women will no longer have to wait weeks for appointments, treatment or test results.
Currently, women must leave town to find the latest breast cancer technology.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 23:08:26
IN Q=There are 83 people

((ELIZABETH HASKELL/CITY COUNCIL: THERE ARE 83 PEOPLE IN MARTINSVILLE AND HENRY COUNTY THAT WILL BE DIAGNOSED WITH BREAST CANCER THIS YEAR. WHO KNOWS HOW MANY MORE ARE OUT THERE THAT JUST HAVEN'T HAD THEIR MAMMOGRAM? SO WHAT'S REALLY IMPORTANT IS THAT WE HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO EARLY IDENTIFY ANYBODY THAT IS A POTENTIAL VICTIM OF THIS AND FOLLOW THEM TO RECOVERY.))
SUPER=01-Elizabeth Haskell/City Council;
RUNS=:21
OUT Q=to recovery
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The hospital is not even halfway toward its fundraising goal of three million dollars --still it hopes to open the breast cancer center by next June.
(----------------)
ANCHOR=Melanie
(TOSS TO BUMP)

BUMP COMM

Accident


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=
TAPE#97-58
GRAPHIC=accident


A head on collision in Pittsylvania County sent two people to the hospital this morning.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.;


Police say a car and a milk truck hit each other head on.
Rescue workers spent an hour extricating the car's driver, who was then transported to the hospital by helicopter.
The driver of the truck was also taken to the hospital.
There is no word on their conditions.
Police have completely blocked off Mount Cross road.
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2-E-Sex-Offender


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#97-68
GRAPHIC=Richard Maulick


Having a convicted child molester living in their neighborhood is angering some parents in the Botetourt County community of Cloverdale.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


Forty-seven- year- old Richard Maulick came to the area last month to start fresh after serving a 12 year prison sentence.
Maulick was convicted in 19-85 of sodomy and aggravated sexual battery against his daughter.
He claims the accusations were trumped up by his former wife to gain custody of their three children...but he pleaded guilty to the charges.
Now some residents are passing out flyers with Maulick's picture warning he's a criminal.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:49:58
IN Q=Why in

((PAT DEEL:WHY IN THE WORLD WOULD WE...WE'RE NOT GOING TO DO THAT. Sheriff Reed Kelly/Botetourt Co. ))
SUPER=01-Pat Deel/Maulick's Landlord; :00
SUPER=01-Reed Kelly/Botetourt Co. Sheriff; :11
RUNS=:21
OUT Q=all the facts
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Several neighbors say they'd like to see state law changed so communities are notified when a convicted child molester moves to town.
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E-Kast


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-67
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


Giles County prosecutor Garland Spangler is trying to take a rape case back to court.
It's the same case he's accused of botching the first time.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Charges against Cory Kast were dropped over the summer after Spangler failed to prosecute the case in a timely fashion.
SUPER=03-Giles Co./August;


Now Spangler is trying to bring the case back to court.
He recently obtained direct indictments against Kast on five NEW charges-- including robbery and abduction.
The alleged victim is cautiously optimistic.
Renee Trump spoke to NEWS 7, by phone, from her West Virginia home.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Even though

((RENEE TRUMP/RAPE VICTIM:EVEN THOUGH THAT, GARLAND SPANGLER DIDN'T DO HIS JOB AND EVERYTHING, I STILL THINK SOMETHING NEEDS TO BE DONE. ))
SUPER=02-Renee Trump/Rape Victim; :00
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=to be done.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


There's a chance the new indictments won't stick-- because the law prohibits a defendant from being tried twice for the same crime.
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E-Amherst-Robbery


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-65
GRAPHIC=None


A suspect is being held without bond in the beating and robbery of two elderly brothers Monday night.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Amherst Co.


Seventy-eight- year- old Lucian Mantiply and his 95- year- old brother Cyrus were attacked in their Madison Heights home.
Acting on phone tips, police arrested 25- year- old Joseph Daniel Tyree, a construction worker who lives less than a quarter mile from the Mantiply home.
Police say they found some of the stolen items in Tyree's house.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 12:10:30
IN Q=After speaking

((JIMMY AYERS/AMHERST CO. SHERIFF: AFTER SPEAKING TO HIM AND LOOKING THROUGH THE RESIDENCE, WE RECOVERED SEVERAL ITEMS THAT WERE LINKED TO THE MANTIPLY RESIDENCE AS WELL AS A FLASHLIGHT THAT HAD BEEN TAKEN FROM A VEHICLE THE SAME PARTICULAR NIGHT.))
SUPER=01-Jimmy Ayers/Amherst Co. Sheriff; :00
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=same particular night.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Both brothers are listed in satisfactory condition.
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Tech-E-Mail


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=va tech


Virginia Tech President Paul Torgersen has written an open letter to the university community denouncing a racially offensive E-mail message.
The E-mail was circulated by a fraternity student to other members of the fraternity.
A black fraternity member who got the message complained to professors, and eventually about 100 black students saw the posting.
Torgersen's letter asked for a commitment to a diverse campus community.

Future


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mfe
TAPE#97-74
GRAPHIC=NONE


Eighteen-inch satellite systems, movies digitally recorded on five-inch disks, and MiniDisks were only a few of the many gadgets on display yesterday.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :


Audiotronics paired with Sony to hold a few informal presentations at their store-- giving some a behind-the-scenes look at soon-to-exist audio and video technologies.
Sony spokesman Sean Blake says industry buzzwords such as D-V-D, D-S-S, and Web-TV can be confusing.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 08:03:46
IN Q= Web TV

((SEAN BLAKE/SONY CORP.: WEB TV IS A DEVICE THAT ALLOWS YOU TO SURF THE INTERNET THROUGH YOUR TV SET. DVD WHICH HAS BEEN KNOWN AS DIGITAL VIDEO DISK, OR DIGITAL VERSATILE DISK, DEPENDING ON WHICH CAMP YOU'RE IN. UM, THEY'RE ALL HOME ENTERTAINMENT PRODUCTS. WAYS OF RECORDING INFORMATION DIGITALLY, OR PLAYING BACK FOR YOUR ENTERTAINMENT ENJOYMENT.))
SUPER=01-Sean Blake/Sony Corp.; :
RUNS=:20
OUT Q= your entertainment enjoyment.
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VO-NAT


In the near future, Blake predicts everything from TV to photographs will have an all-digital format.
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4-Scores


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


In sports,
An unlikely power source has landed Cleveland into the World Series.
Tony Fernandez homered with two outs in the eleventh inning to give the Indians a 1-to-0 win over Baltimore.
For yesterday's scores from the diamond and the ice, let's check the scoreboards.
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WIPE TO SCORES
SUPER=#556
SUPER=x5010;
SUPER=0091-/Baltimore/0/j/Cleveland/1//Tribe Wins Series/;
SUPER=x5031;
SUPER=0103-/Buffalo/3//Carolina/3//Tie in Overtime//N.Y.

Rangers/1/j/Ottawa/5///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0103-/Pittsburgh/1//Montreal/1//Tie in Overtime//Tampa

Bay/1/j/Florida/2///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0103-j/Toronto/4//Detroit/3///j/Washington/1//Chicago/0///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0103-j/Colorado/6//Edmonton/2///j/Boston/4//Los Angeles/1///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0103-/Philadelphia/2//Anaheim/2//Tie in Overtime/;
SUPER=x5017;
SUPER=0095-/Elon/0/j/Radford/1//Women's Soccer/j/Lynchburg/4//W & L/2//Women's

Soccer/;
RUNS=:49

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