06:00-01

Pitts-Shooting

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-79
GRAPHIC=shooting


A Pittsylvania County man was found dead at his home around late last night.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.;


Investigators have not yet released his name.
But they found a number of bullet holes in the side of this manufactured home on Route 7-16.
Authoritie say a woman was found with the victim but was unharmed.
Sheriff's deputies say they have more than one suspect.
We'll bring you more details as the investigation continues.
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5-Bramblett


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#597-39
GRAPHIC=bramblett


It's back to court again this morning for the capital murder trial of Earl Bramblett.
Yesterday David Fulcher testified his daughter was upset with the man who'd practically lived at her home.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem


He told Teresa Hodges to make sure she got Bramblett's keys to the house... that he'd be by on Monday to change the locks.
SUPER=03-Vinton/August 29, 1994;


But before dawn that Monday, August 29th, 1994, police found her charred body in the burning house.
Her husband, Blaine, and their two children were upstairs with bullets in their heads.
Fulcher suggests his son-in-law had something on Bramblett.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13:37:37
IN Q=Then of course

((DAVID FULCHER/TERESA HODGES' FATHER: THEN OF COURSE BLAINE WAS GOING TO TESTIFY THE TRUTH ON THE FOLLOWING WEEK. EVERYTHING WAS HAPPENING THAT WEEK, YOU KNOW.))
SUPER=01-David Fulcher/Teresa Hodges' Father
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=that week, you know.
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VO-NAT


Fulcher did not tell the jury about that, and he was not allowed to say what his daughter said to make him worry about Bramblett having the keys to the house.
That would be hearsay.
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irs-reform


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


Hearings on a House bill to reform the I-R-S begin later today.
The bill has broad bipartisan support -- and yesterday it picked up an endorsement from the Clinton Administration.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC;


Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Bill Archer, unveiled his plan which calls for an independent board to oversee the I-R-S.
The proposal would also shift the burden of proof to the I-R-S in court proceedings.
That's a big change because right now taxpayers who wind up in court are presumed guilty until they can prove otherwise.
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ELECTRIC-CAR


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


Researchers say they've made a breakthrough toward a virtually pollution- free electric car.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC;


The car's fuel cell pulls hydrogen from gasoline to help power a clean and efficient car engine.
Prototypes are expected within a few years.
(----------------)
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=NONE


Meantime, President Clinton today is expected to unveil his plans to tackle global warming.
It's expected to include domestic tax breaks followed by internationally binding pollution cuts phased in over several years.

S-Wireless-Internet


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-64
GRAPHIC=Internet


A local communications company is trying to raise the speed limits on the information superhighway.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


R-and-B Communications in Botetourt County is offering wireless Internet service that is almost 80 times faster than the fastest telephone modem.
In this demonstration, two computers download the same picture.
The one with a standard 28-8 modem takes several minutes.
R-and-B's wireless cable modem is finished in seconds.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:20:19
IN Q=early experience is

((BOB NAY/R&B COMMUNICATIONS; EARLY EXPERIENCE IN THE INDUSTRY IS SMALL OFFICES, HOME OFFICES BUT ALSO BIGGER BUSINESSES THAT HAVE LANS AND WANT THE PEOPLE ON THEIR NETWORKS TO HAVE FAST ACCESS TO THE INTERNET. ))
SUPER=01-Bob Nay/R&B Communications;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=to the internet
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VO-NAT


It is more expensive than conventional internet connections.
The special modem costs 500 dollars. Internet service begins at 50 dollars a month.
The service is available in Roanoke and Botetourt Counties to anyone in range of the company's microwave tower on Tinker Mountain.
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One-Steve


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


Small Studio

SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=13-Jon Gruver/Roanoke Homebrew Supply;



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Stocks
Comm#2


5-Wright


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#597-48
GRAPHIC=legal scales


A Roanoke woman will spend time in a parenting class and doing community service after her daughter took a multi-county joyride.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./August 5


Patricia Wright left her 11- year- old daughter, and the girl's seven- year- old cousin, in a car outside a Roanoke County fitness club.
The older girl got tired of waiting, and drove off.
Wright thought the kids had been abducted, and called police.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


When the girls turned up safe, police charged Wright with contributing to the delinquency of minors.
In court yesterday, the judge ordered Wright to reimburse the police department for the overtime involved in the search.

E-Danville-Shooting


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-69
GRAPHIC=Police Shooting


The results of a police internal investigation are not good enough for one New York woman.
She says Danville police had no reason to kill her son.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


Patricia Pryor says she wants justice.
SUPER=04-August;


Officer Dewey Hancock Junior shot her son David.
Police say David Pryor resisted arrest, sprayed Hancock with mace and reached for the officer's gun.
Investigators say Hancock acted appropriately when he fatally shot Pryor.
But Pryor's family says there's no fingerprints or witnesses to back up Hancock's story.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 21:00:37
IN Q=It's obvious

((L.A. ANDREWS/DAVID PRYOR'S AUNT: IT'S OBVIOUS HE WAS ABUSED ... DO ME LIKE THAT?))
SUPER=01-L. A. Andrews/David Pryor's Aunt;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=do me like that
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VO-NAT


Local black leaders call it police brutality.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 20:17:18
IN Q=Whenever a white police officer

((REV. WILLIAM AVON KEEN/SOUTHERN CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP CONF.: WHENEVER A WHITE POLICE OFFICER SHOOTS A ... RETURN BACK TO THE STREETS.))
SUPER=01-Rev. William Avon Keen/SCLC;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=back to the streets
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VO-NAT


Keen says Hancock should have waited for backup before pursuing Pryor.
Danville Police Chief Neal Morris had no comment.
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E-Hager


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-76
GRAPHIC=Hager


John Hager may be having some problems with race relations as he tries to win the Lieutenant Governor's office.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond/File Tape;


Hager was the president of the Country Club of Virginia in Richmond in 19-90 -- the last year it had an all-white membership.
On a radio show in January of this year, Hager and a caller discussed retiring the state song.
The caller says "How about if we replace it with 'Dixie'?"
Hager says "Sounds like a good solution."
Hager's spokesman says it was a flip remark in answer to the caller and wasn't meant to be insensitive.
And on a possible Confederate flag license plate, Hager said it would be okay if done "in a dignified and non-confrontational manner."
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 03:08:03
IN Q=And the statements

((DEL. JERRAULD JONES/LEGISLATIVE BLACK CAUCUS: AND THE STATEMENTS THAT HE'S MADE ABOUT DIXIE BEING THE STATE SONG. ABOUT THE CONFEDERATE FLAG. ABOUT RESISTING THE INTEGRATION OF THE COUNTRY CLUB OF VIRGINIA. THOSE ARE THE KINDS OF THINGS THAT WE BELIEVE SPEAK LOUD AND CLEAR TO THE AFRICAN AMERICAN VOTERS AND CITIZENS OF THIS STATE.))
SUPER=01-Del. Jerrauld Jones/Legislative Black Caucus;
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=this state.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


On the country club issue, Hager's spokesman says Hager did NOT actively RECRUIT black members -- but he did NOT stand in the way of integration.

S-Gilmore


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-70
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


Convicted felons may get voting rights if Republican Jim Gilmore is elected governor.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


In a job training class in Richmond, a woman convicted of a felony asked Gilmore if he'd help restore felons' rights to vote.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 58:36
IN Q=I believe

((JIM GILMORE: I BELIEVE THAT WE'LL PUT A PROGRAM -- THERE'S A PROGRAM IN PLACE NOW. AND I WILL LOOK AT IT REAL CLOSE WHEN I'M GOVERNOR TO MAKE SURE THAT EVERYBODY'S GIVEN A FAIR, HONEST, INDIVIDUAL LOOK AT WHAT THEY'RE DOING TO HAVE THEIR RIGHTS RESTORED. BECAUSE WE WANT YOU TO VOTE.))
SUPER=@Gilmore1;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=to vote.
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=NONE


A spokeswoman for Democrat Don Beyer says Beyer and Dolan believe the process should NOT be easier -- but definitely faster -- for felons to get their voting rights back.
She's surprised Gilmore agrees.

S-Wilder-Folo


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-74
GRAPHIC=Doug Wilder


After Monday night's announcement that he won't make an endorsement in the governor's race, Doug Wilder spent much of yesterday backing that statement.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 03:36
IN Q=I don't

((DOUG WILDER/FORMER GOVERNOR: I DON'T WANT TO BE THE FOCAL POINT OF THIS CAMPAIGN. NOR DO I WANT TO BE INVOLVED WITH WHETHER WHAT I SAY OR WHAT I DO HAS ANYTHING TO DO WITH WHO THE EVENTUAL WINNER WILL BE.))
SUPER=01-Doug Wilder/Former Governor;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=will be.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


But his lack of endorsement for fellow Democrat Don Beyer's bound to have an impact.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 38:57
IN Q=He ran with

((JIM GILMORE/R-CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: HE RAN WITH GOVERNOR WILDER. HE SERVED WITH GOVERNOR WILDER. AND GOVERNOR WILDER HAD PLENTY OF TIME TO ASSESS HIS PERFORMANCE. AND STILL HE DIDN'T ENDORSE DON BEYER. SO WE THINK IT'S A MAJOR BLOW TO THE DON BEYER FOR GOVERNOR CAMPAIGN.))
SOT 10:29

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: I THINK IT TELLS VOLUMES THAT HERE'S THE LAST DEMOCRAT GOVERNOR AND HE DOESN'T CARE TO ENDORSE THE DEMOCRAT NOMINEE.))
SUPER=@Gilmore1; :00
SUPER=@Allen; :13
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=Democrat nominee.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


The Legislative Black Caucus says Wilder's invigorated many black voters to make their own voices heard.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 03:05:08
IN Q=Governor Wilder's

((DEL. JERRAULD JONES/LEGISLATIVE BLACK CAUCUS: GOVERNOR WILDER'S NON-ENDORSEMENT IF YOU WILL IS SOMETHING THAT WE'RE ALL TALKING ABOUT TODAY. BUT THE PROOF OF THE PUDDING WILL BE ON NOVEMBER FOURTH WHEN WE BELIEVE THAT EVERY AFRICAN AMERICAN IN THIS STATE WILL UNDERSTAND THAT THE CLEAR CHOICE FOR GOVERNOR IS DON BEYER, LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR L.F. PAYNE, AND ATTORNEY GENERAL BILL DOLAN.))
SUPER=01-Del. Jerrauld Jones/Legislative Black Caucus;
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=Bill Dolan.
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VO-NAT


Wilder stands by his remark that both Gilmore and Beyer would make "excellent" governors.
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2-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=World Series


Eleven straight runs and a seven-run ninth gave Florida Game Three of the World Series 14-to-11 over Cleveland.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Cleveland, OH;


The Indians tied a World Series record by making three errors in the ninth to prolong the ninth-inning fireworks.
The Indians actually enjoyed a 7-to-3 lead after chasing Al Leiter (LY'-tur) in the fifth.
But Jim Eisenreich (EYE'-zehn-ryk) belted a two-run homer in the sixth before the Marlins tied it in the seventh.
Bobby Bonilla opened the Marlins' seven-run ninth with a walk and scored on the Indians' first error. Gary Sheffield supplied three hits including a homer and drove in five runs to power the Marlins to a 14-to-11 win.
Florida now has a two-games-to-one lead in the Series.
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Two-Steve


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


Small Studio

SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
(I'll call for Board)
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ANCHOR=Steve



Double Boxes=SPA & KMC
(toss to Kimberly)



Dead-Man


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-80
GRAPHIC=shooting


Pittsylvania County investigators are tracking down suspects after a man was found dead last night.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.;


They are not releasing the name of the shooting victim, who lived in this manufactured home on Route 7-16.
But investigators say a women was at the residence when the shooting occured.
A number of bullet holes mark the side of the man's house.
Sheriff's deputies say they have more than one suspect and are still investigating.
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MO-EXECUTION


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


After spending 14 years on Missouri's death row, Alan Bannister has been executed.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


The 39- year- old Bannister was put to death by lethal injection early this morning for the 19-82 shooting death of a another man.
Prosecutors say Bannister was a paid killer.
Bannister said it was an accident. SUPER=03-Potosi, MO;


His case received worldwide attention.
Several celebrities had pleaded for clemency for Bannister.
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Restructuring-IRS


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


On Capitol Hill today hearings begin ona a House bill to restructure the I-R-S.
The bill has broad bipartisan support -- and yesterday it picked up an endorsement from the Clinton Administration.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC;


Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Bill Archer, unveiled his plan which calls for an independent board to oversee the I-R-S.
The proposal would also shift the burden of proof to the I-R-S in court proceedings.
That's a big change because right now taxpayers who wind up in court must prove their innocence.
(----------------)



Green


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#net (edit of 97-68)
GRAPHIC=NONE


College campuses are facing a problem that can kill.
One expert says the AMOUNT of alcohol routinely consumed by college students is alarming.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Each year Mike Green carries a message of alcohol awareness to 200 schools.
The former football player, coach and athletic director says a trend toward heavy drinking is having tragic consequences on college campuses.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:59:37
IN Q=There's a lot of heavy drinking

((MIKE GREEN/ALCOHOL AWARENESS EXPERT: THERE'S A LOT OF HEAVY DRINKING THAT GOES ON. IT'S KIND OF THE FORBIDDEN FRUIT. THAT'S THE THING COLLEGE STUDENTS CALL LIQUID BONDING. YOU CAN GO OUT AND BOND WITH THE ALCOHOL AND THE PEOPLE THAT ARE THERE. AND SOMETHING THAT'S AUTOMATIC, AND I THINK THAT'S CAUSING TROUBLE BECAUSE THEY JUST TAKE IT FOR GRANTED AND THEY DON'T LOOK AT IT THE RIGHT WAY.))
SUPER=01-Mike Green/Alcohol Awareness Expert;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=the right way.
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=NONE


Green spoke last night at Virginia Tech during the school's observance of Alcohol Awareness Week.

S-Legend-Cars


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


Some students at Burton Technical School could be on their way to a NASCAR pit crew.
They're already building a real-life race car in their Salem classroom.
Scott Goldberg has the story.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Walk into
SUPER=03-Salem; :00
SUPER=01-Jesse Liebo/Junior; :19
SUPER=01-Lynn Carroll/Auto Mechanics Instructor; :36
SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC/May 1996; :43
SUPER=01-Jeremy Goyer/Junior; :1:19
SUPER=20-Scott Goldberg; :1:24
RUNS=1:30
OUT Q=News 7 Salem

((
Walk into the auto shop at Arnold Burton Technical School and it won't take you long to see why Power Mechanics and Welding is the most popular class. Natsound: students laughing or working?
The students are working on a Legends car -- a real-life race car that one day will speed around a NASCAR track.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13:52:39
IN Q=WHEN I HEARD

((JESSE LIEBO/JUNIOR: WHEN I HEARD ABOUT IT I WAS REAL EXCITED. IT'S A RARE OPPORTUNITY FOR STUDENTS LIKE ME. ))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=STUDENTS LIKE ME


Their teacher got the idea when he heard colleges in North Carolina were offering courses in car building.
He thought if students could work on a race car in high school, they'd get a head start on their careers.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT13:42:16
IN Q=IT'S A GOOD OPPORTUNITY

((LYNN CARROLL/AUTO MECHANICS TEACHER: IT'S A GOOD OPPORTUNITY FOR THEM. THERE'S A LOT OF GOOD PAYING JOBS IN THAT FIELD, ESPECIALLY IF THEY GET HOOKED UP WITH A WINSTON CUP TEAM OR SOMETHING. IT'S SOME BIG BUCKS.))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=SOME BIG BUCKS

Natsound: Legends cars racing
Legends cars are driven by weekend warriors: Doctors, lawyers -- even football team owners who dream of racing in the big leagues.
Burton is one of three high schools in the country where students are helping build everything but the frame.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT13:41:31
IN Q=WE DONE ALL THE WIRING

((LYNN CARROLL: WE'VE DONE ALL THE WIRING, ALL THE BODY WORK, ALL THE BREAKS. WE JUST ASSEMBLED EVERYTHING ELSE ON IT. ))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=everything else on it.


Of course the best job of all is taking the model '37 Chevy for a test drive.
And that job goes to the teacher. Natsound: Carroll speeding around
(/////SOT/////)
SOT13:51:36
IN Q=

((JEREMY GOYER/JUNIOR: HE'S BEEN DOING IT. HE'S THE ONLY ONE SO FAR. HE SAID HE'S GONNA LET US DO IT ONE DAY. Scott: You hope you get to drive it? YEAH WE HOPE. ))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=YEAH. WE HOPE.


In the meantime, watching their work roar around the school is a pretty big thrill in itself.
Scott Goldberg, News 7, Salem.))

Three-Steve


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NONE


Small Studio

SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=13-Jeff Gruver/Roanoke Homebrew Supply;
(I'll call for board)



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Double Boxes=SPA & MEL
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E-Bramblett


ANCHOR=MelanieMelanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-72
GRAPHIC=Bramblett


Testimony continues today in the capital murder trial of Earl Bramblett.
Bramblett is charged in the August 19-94 murder of the Hodges family.
Testimony yesterday revealed Blaine Hodges had nearly exhausted his appeals on an embezzlement conviction.
That would have left his wife and daughters home alone while he was serving time in prison.
Friends of the family were fearful because they already felt Bramblett spent too much time at the Hodges' home.
Keith Humphry reports.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Kathy Dales
SUPER=03-Salem; :00
SUPER=01-David Fulcher/Teresa Hodges' Father; :16
RUNS=:56
OUT Q=Humphry, NEWS 7.

(( Kathy Dales offered to move in with the Hodges while Blaine was away.
Most of all, she counseled her childhood friend, Teresa Hodges, to get the extra keys back from Bramblett and have the locks changed.
Teresa's father also wanted to make sure she got the keys from Bramblett and got him out of the house.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13:37:37
IN Q=

((THEN OF COURSE BLAINE WAS GOING TO TESTIFY THE TRUTH ON THE FOLLOWING WEEK. EVERYTHING WAS HAPPENING THAT WEEK, YOU KNOW. ))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=that week, you know.


Though his son-in-law had his own legal problems, Fulcher believes Blaine had the goods on Bramblett and was ready to testify against him.
Bramblett apparently thought so, too. He has said Blaine Hodges was trying to set him up.
David Fulcher had promised to change the locks on the doors at his daughter's house the day their bodies were found in the burning house.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=

((HE DONE IT. HE HAD TO DO IT. WHY DID YOU THINK THAT HE MIGHT HAVE HAD HELP? WELL AT FIRST I THOUGHT ON ACCOUNT THAT MAYBE BLAINE WAS GOING TO TESTIFY OR SOMETHING, YOU KNOW.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=


The trial continues.
Keith Humphry NEWS 7.))

S-Wright


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#97-75
GRAPHIC=None


What started as a search for abducted children this past summer, landed the mother in court yesterday.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./August 5


Patricia Wright left her daughter, and the girl's cousin, in the car while she went inside a fitness club.
The older girl took off, driving all the way to Lynchburg, even buying some gas when she got there.
(----------------)
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=None


Wright thought the girls had been abducted, and the police started looking for them.
She was charged with contributing to the delinquency of minors when they were found.
At a hearing yesterday, the judge ordered Wright to pay the county police 150 dollars, to cover the overtime involved in the search.
Wright will also have to do 50 hours of community service, and take a parenting class.

E-Mill-Mountain


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mfe
TAPE#97-78
GRAPHIC=Roanoke Seal


Mill Mountain is getting a face lift.
A Welcome center, picnic shelter and concert lawn will be added.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :


The Mill Mountain Advisory Committee gathered the public's opinion on the proposed plan last night.
The city wants to add new attractions including a Sister Cities Sculpture Garden.
The garden is designed to capture the multicultural spirit of friendship in the Roanoke Valley.
Though opponents have labeled it as an unneeded eyesore, some say they haven't given it a chance.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 08:02:19
IN Q=While the proposal

((SUSAN JENNINGS/EXPANSION ADVOCATE: WHILE THE PROPOSAL HAS BEEN MADE AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC, WHAT WE HAVE FOUND IS THAT MOST OF THOSE INDIVIDUALS THAT OPPOSE THE SCULPTURE GARDEN HAVE NEVER TAKEN THE TIME TO SEE THE PLANS.))
SUPER=01-Susan Jennings/Expansion Advocate; :
RUNS=:10
OUT Q= see the plans
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Another resident says the garden is an important addition.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 07:58:43
IN Q=It should

((IT SHOULD NOT BE EXCLUDED FROM THE OVERALL ENHANCEMENT OF MILL MOUNTAIN. EXCLUDING IT WOULD REALLY LEAD TO ONLY ONE CONCLUSION. THAT THE WORK'S CONTENT, AND THE CONTENT I REMIND YOU, IS INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP, IS INAPPROPRIATE.))
SUPER=01-Mark Scala/Roanoke City Arts Committee; :
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=is inappropriate.
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=NONE


The fate of Mill Mountain is now in the hands of the committee members. They meet tomorrow to take a final vote.

5-Habitat


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#597-40
GRAPHIC=habitat


Habitat for Humanity's first MOBILE home is on its way to Roanoke, thanks to a Danville company.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


It was donated by the manufactured home company Commodore Corporation.
The house will be go up in a neighborhood with several traditional Habitat for Humanity homes.
Collette Scott and her daughters will soon be moving in.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 16:56:46
IN Q=They'll be living

((COLLETTE SCOTT/NEW HOMEOWNER: THEY'LL BE LIVING IN THE HOUSE AND HOPEFULLY TASHAWNA WILL BE GOING TO COLLEGE NEXT YEAR. IF NOT, SHE'S WELCOME TO STAY HOME. HA HA HA.))
SUPER=01-Collette Scott/New Homeowner;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=ha ha ha
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Scott lives in an apartment.
Now she'll have an interest-free mortgage so she can afford the home.
(////SOT/////)
SOT 17:10:51
IN Q=This is an opportunity

((CAROLYN REED/HABITAT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: THIS IS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR HER CHILDREN TO GROW UP IN ONE LOCATION, GOING TO THE SAME SCHOOL, WHICH MAKES A BIG DIFFERENCE IN A CHILD'S LIFE. TASHAWNA SCOTT/DAUGHTER: YOU REALLY DON'T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT YOUR NOISE LEVEL, YOUR TV, YOUR MUSIC AND EVERYTHING. JUST HAVING YOUR OWN LITTLE PLACE.))
SUPER=01-Carolyn Reed/Habitat Executive Director;
SUPER=01-Tashawna Scott/Daughter; :12
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=own little place
(----------------)
VO-NAT


This is the first manufactured Habitat home in the nation.
Commodore employees donated their time to build it.
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4-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=World Series


Florida took game three of the World Series.
Eleven straight runs and a seven-run ninth gave helped Florida get the 14-to-11 win over Cleveland.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Cleveland, OH;


The Indians tied a World Series record by making three errors in the ninth to prolong the ninth-inning fireworks.
The Indians actually enjoyed a 7-to-3 lead after chasing Al Leiter (LY'-tur) in the fifth.
But Jim Eisenreich (EYE'-zehn-ryk) belted a two-run homer in the sixth before the Marlins tied it in the seventh.
Bobby Bonilla opened the Marlins' seven-run ninth with a walk and scored on the Indians' first error. Gary Sheffield supplied three hits including a homer and drove in five runs to power the Marlins to a 14-to-11 win.
Florida now has a two-games-to-one lead in the Series. (----------------)