06:00-01

E-Bramblett

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


Earl Bramblett's capital murder trail continues today.
Yesterday a man who shared living quarters with Bramblett took the stand.
Keith Humphry spoke with James Lee Owens... following his court appearance.
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SOT
IN Q=Owens met Bramblett
SUPER=03-Salem; :05
SUPER=03-Vinton/August 29, 1994; :03 (QUICK!)
SUPER=03-Spartanburg, SC; :11
SUPER=01-James Lee Owens/Bramblett's Housemate; :19
SUPER=@keith1; 1:21
RUNS=1:31
OUT Q=News 7, Salem.


((Owens met Bramblett on October 9, 1994, barely six weeks after the Hodges family turned up dead in their burning home in Vinton.
The two men lived at the Rescue Mission for a time, then shared a house in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
Eventually, Owens says Bramblett started talking about his life back in Virginia.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:18:25
IN Q=

((HE SAID, "I DONE SOMETHING BAD BEHIND ME AT ROANOKE, MAN." HE SAID, "I CAN'T TELL YOU ABOUT IT." YOU KNOW, I DON'T- -NOT EXACTLY THEM WORDS, BUT YOU KNOW, THAT'S WHAT HE SAID. I SAID, "I DON'T WANT TO GET INTO THAT. I GOT SOMETHING BEHIND ME, TOO."))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=


Little did Owens know- -at the time- -that Bramblett was being investigated in the mass murder of an entire family... including two young girls.
Owens testified Bramblett expected a couple of men to show up ready to kill him and Owens, too.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:13:30
IN Q=

((I DON'T WANT TO KNOW. But he never laid it out for you. He just said he did something bad? YEAH. And he also said somebody was going to come after the two of you? YUP, SURE DID.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:20:28 (Reverse 2-shot)
IN Q=

((I SAID, "GOD, IF I EVER KNEW THAT HE DID DO THIS LIKE THIS- -WHEN I LIVED WITH HIM, VIRGINIA WOULDN'T NEVER HAD TO COME AND GET HIM."))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=


Bramblett's ex-wife, Mary, testified that Earl called her at work around three o'clock on the afternoon the bodies were found and told her there'd been a fire at the Hodges house. She says he told her "they're going to blame it on me."
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 18:10:40
IN Q=

((AT THAT POINT, MID-AFTERNOON ON THE 29TH, NOBODY HAD ACCUSED BRAMBLETT OF ANYTHING. HE WASN'T INTERVIEWED BY POLICE UNTIL ABOUT FIVE OR SIX THAT EVENING. KEITH HUMPHRY, NEWS 7, SALEM.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=Humphry, NEWS 7, Salem.))




C'burg-Ax


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#97-68
GRAPHIC=fatal accident


An accident on Interstate 81 took the life of a 20- year- old woman from Tennessee.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Christiansburg/Last Night;


Police say Melody Renee Williams was a passenger in the car when it veered of the side of the interstate and overturned, ejecting her.
She was found dead at the scene.
Two others were taken to the hospital. There is no word on their condition.
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E-ferrum-fatal


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=fatal accident


A traffic accident last night killed a Ferrum College student and injured another.
Brian Ruzzi was pronounced dead at the scene--the other was taken to the hospital.
Police say their vehicle collided with a tractor trailer on Route 6-19 in Franklin county.
Ferrum College representatives say both students are from Virginia Beach.

COLLISION


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


An investigation is underway into the latest military crash.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Edwards AFB, CA;

4;02:19
Yesterday, a training jet collided with an F-16 fighter over Edwards Air Force base, crashing into the Mojave Desert.
Two crewmen died, one American and one British.
The F-16, with two Americans on board, landed safely.
The crash comes on the heels of a military- wide flight stand- down ordered after a series of air crashes.
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E-Dublin-Garment


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-75
GRAPHIC=Business Closing


As of Christmas workers at one Pulaski County factory will be out of a job.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Dublin;


Dublin Garment Company is closing down in December.
The company, which has been around for more than 40-years, notified its 150 workers yesterday morning.
Company officials say the plant simply can't compete with cheaper labor in foreign countries.
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SOT
IN Q=It really

((MARY FUNK/DUBLIN GARMENT EMPLOYEE:IT REALLY HURTS TO LOSE EVERYTHING AND THESE EMPLOYEES DOWN HERE HAS WORKED SO HARD, FOR EVERYTHING. BARBARA SPANGLER/DUBLIN GARMENT EMPLOYEE:SOME OF THESE WOMEN ARE CHILDREN OF PEOPLE I WORK WITH, USED TO WORK WITH, YOU KNOW, THERE'S GENERATIONS HERE, TWO GENERATIONS. ))
SUPER=01-Mary Funk/Dublin Garment Employee; :00
SUPER=01-Barbara Spangler/Dublin Garment Employee; :07
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=two generations.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Barbara Spangler has been with the company for almost 30- years.
Dublin Garment makes health care uniforms.
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One-Steve


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

On Record Set
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;


Welcome back to News 7 Mornin' The steins used at Oktoberfest are just as traditional as the beer that goes in them. Leader of the Sauerkraut Band and Mountain Lakes Oktoberfest expert, Ed Schwartz tells us more.
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SOT
IN Q=Tell me a little
SUPER=13-Ed Schwartz/Sauerkraut Band; :06
SUPER=12-Giles Co.; :42
SUPER=13-Brendan Goode/Mountain Lake Resort; 1:11
RUNS=2:27
OUT Q=eating of it.


Steve Live We'll have more of the sights and sounds of Oktoberfest at Mountain lake when news 7 Mornin' continues.
(tosses to stocks)

Stocks
Comm#2


S-Heston


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-64
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


Jim Gilmore may be taking the lead in the Governor's race, that's according to a poll published in the Washington Post.
It shows Gilmore with 48 percent of the vote to Don beyer's 41 percent.
The poll has a margin of error of three percentage points.
Yesterday Gilmore added some star power to his campaign.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg;


Charlton Heston spent the day campaigning around the state for Republican gubernatorial candidate Jim Gilmore.
Heston, who's Vice President of the N-R-A, just met Gilmore yesterday.
But he's familiar with Virginia politics.
He campaigned for George Allen.
(/////SOT/////)

5:52:00 5:58:28
SOT
IN Q=It's good

((CHARLTON HESTON/SCREEN ACTOR: IT'S GOOD TO BE BACK, I REMEMBER VIVIDLY, WHEN I TOURED FOUR YEARS AGO, AND I FEEL OBVIOUSLY, IT'S RIGHT HERE IN THE ROOM, THE SAME SENSE OF ELECTRICITY AND EXCITEMENT. JIM GILMORE/R-CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR:THE TRUTH OF THE MATTER IS, WE HAVE 12 DAYS TO GO IN THIS ELECTION, 12 DAYS TO GO UNTIL THE ELECTION, AND NOW IT RESTS WITH YOU. ))
SUPER=01-Charlton Heston/Actor; :00
SUPER=@Gilmore; :12
RUNS=:21
OUT Q=rests with you.
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VO-NAT
Heston says he enjoys visiting Virginia because quote--- it's where the

country was invented.
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Debate-Injunction


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#97-74
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


The Candidates for Lieutenant Governor took center stage in a televised debate last night.
But they weren't the ONLY ones.
Andrew Freiden reports Reform Party candidate Bradley Evans tried to steal the spotlight.
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SOT
IN Q=evans is the first
SUPER=03-Richmond/File Tape; :00
SUPER=01-Larry Dyer/WBRA General Manager; :10
SUPER=@Payne; :49
SUPER=@Hager; :58
RUNS=1:25
OUT Q=Andrew Freiden

(( Evans is the first third party LT. Governor candidate to make it on Virginia's statewide ballot.
But his attempts to force the debate off the air weren't successful.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 16:02:12
IN Q=THE PROGRAM WAS

((LARRY DYER/WBRA GENERAL MANAGER: PROGRAM WAS CONCEIVED IN EARLY MAY, THE OFFER WAS EXTENDED ON MAY 27, AT THAT TIME, FOR THE LT. GOVERNOR'S PROGRAM, THERE WERE ONLY 2 CERTIFIED CANDIDATES.))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=2 certified candidates


The debate was labeled an "informal discussion" with the candidates.
5 citizens took their turn asking the candidates questions-- and there was no direct debate between Democrat LF Payne and Republican John Hagar.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT=16:02:31
IN Q=THE PROGRAM IS

((LARRY DYER/WBRA GENERAL MANAGER: THE PROGRAM IS NOT A DEBATE AND IT WAS NOT INTENDED TO BE A DEBATE IT WAS TO BE QUESTIONS FROM REPRESENTATIVE CITIZENS TO THE TWO MAJOR CANDIDATES.))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=TWO MAJOR CANDIDATES


One of the questions: Should the state privatize rest stops?
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SOT 20:28:53
IN Q=

((I HAPPEN TO THINK PRIVATIZING SOME OF THE REST STOPS ALONG THE INTERSTATE HIGHWAYS IS SOMETHING WE OUGHT TO LOOK AT SERIOUSLY ))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=look at seriously
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 20:30:53

((I THINK YOU NEED TO LOOK AT THE SPECIFIC SERVICE, THE SPECIFIC OPERATION. IS IT ONE OF THE KEY THINGS GOVERNMENT DOES, OR IS IT AN OFFSHOT OF GROWTH THAT CAME IN OVER THE YEARS. ))
RUNS=:10


WBRA General Manager Larry Dyer said beforehand, it was just an informational program.
And He did point out that reform candidate Evans was offered time on the station, and did appear on another program earlier in the year.
Andrew Freiden, News 7.))

Boitnott


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#net (edit of 97-76)
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


Democrat John Boitnott is being reprimanded.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Rocky Mount;


Boitnott received the letter last Friday-- stating his membership to the Democratic Party was cancelled, and he had ten days to respond.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13:26:00
IN Q=Kinda shocked

((JOHN BOITNOTT/TOWN ATTORNEY:KINDA SHOCKED KINDA AMAZED, SURE WAS))
SUPER=01-John Boitnott/Town Attorney;
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=sure was
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Boitnott took the signs down and the local committee took that as a "sign" that he did not support an opposing party candidate.
His membership is on hold until the committee meeting in December, when IT decides what to do about the violation of Democratic bylaws.
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Patient-Rights


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


A new study says Virginia needs an organization outside state government to protect patient rights in state psychiatric hospitals.
The draft report by the Human Rights Study Group also urges the General Assembly to create a watchdog panel for the state mental health department.
The study group has been investigating mental health treatment since May, following reports of patient abuse and deaths at Central State Hospital.
The group said the state's in-house patient advocacy system lacks credibility.

City-Council


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#net (edit of 97-69)
GRAPHIC=City Seal


Construction on a new 5-81 interchange at Valley View Mall could begin by the end of the year.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Roanoke City Council approved a construction bid yesterday.
The project will include the bike path and walkway that greenway planners have requested.
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SOT 15:23:02
IN Q=I-581 cuts through

((BARBARA DUERK/GREENWAY ADVOCATE: I-581 CUTS THROUGH THE CITY, CUTS THROUGH THE HEART OF ROANOKE AND THIS INCLUSION OF PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLE ACCOMMODATIONS ON THE VALLEY VIEW INTERCHANGE WILL AFFECT ROANOKE LIKE A HEART BYPASS SURGERY. THE ACCOMMODATIONS WILL ALLOW THE PEOPLE, THE LIFEBLOOD OF ROANOKE TO FLOW FREELY BETWEEN ALL SECTIONS OF THE CITY.))
SUPER=01-Barbara Duerk/Greenway Advocate;
RUNS=:21
OUT Q=sections of the city.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


The proposed Lick Run Greenway would connect downtown Roanoke, northwest neighborhoods and Valley View Mall.
Planners hope the first part of the greenway will be in place when the new pedestrian bridge is finished in the summer of 1999.

2-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-13
GRAPHIC=World Series


In sports,
It was not baseball weather last night, but the Cleveland Indians and Florida Marlins took to the Ohio diamond in the cold and a light snow for game four of the World Series.
(----------------)
VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Cleveland, OH/NBC Sports;


As in the previous two games the Indians scored first. Manny Ramirez takes this pitch to the opposite field for a two run homer and Cleveland led 2 to nothing.
Still in the first, Sandy Alomar hits a shot into left centerfield for a double Matt Williams rounds the bases from first beating the throw at home and Cleveland led 3 to nothing.
Cleveland led 6 to nothing before SUPER=35-Cleveland/10/Florida/3/;the

Marlins got on the board Jim Eisenreich hits a grounder past Matt Williams at third scoring Darren Daulton to make it 6 to 1 and Cleveland wins it 10 to 3.
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Two-Steve


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


On Record Set

SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
(I'll call for Board)
(XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX)
Fullscreen-ESS#8700
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ANCHOR=Steve



Double Boxes=SPA & KMC
(toss to Kimberly)



Air-Force


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


An investigation is underway into the latest military crash.
Yesterday two crewmen aboard an Air Force training jet were killed when their plane collided with an F-16 over the Mojave Desert.
Kyle Kraska has the story.
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SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Edwards AFB, CA; :00
SUPER=01-Lt. Col. Bob Williams/U.S. Air Force; :23
SUPER=01-Kyle Kraska/Reporting;1:08 (SU)
RUNS=1:24
OUT Q=for cbs news.



tokyo-fall


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=business news


Tokyo stock prices finished sharply lower today, shaken by a plunge on the Hong Kong market.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Tokyo, Japan;


The Nikkei stock average lost more than 536 points, more than three percent of its value.
Traders said the Nikkei's fall accelerated following the worst drop in Hong Kong's main stock index since the worldwide market-crash a decade ago.
The 14-percent drop in the Hong Kong market is blamed on a huge increase in interest rates for loans between banks.
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S-Dublin-Garment


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-75
GRAPHIC=None


Employee's at one of Pulaski County's oldest garment plants won't be making health care uniforms anymore.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Dublin;


Christmas Eve will be the last day on the job for workers at Dublin Garment Company.
The plant, which has been in business for more than 40-years, notified its 150 employees today.
Some, like Barbara Spangler, have been with the company for nearly 30-years and think of their co-workers as family.
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9:55:27 9:39:15
SOT
IN Q=I am

((BARBARA SPANGLER/DUBLIN GARMENT EMPLOYEE:I AM ONE OF THE LUCKY ONES, THAT HAS ALREADY LANDED A JOB, I'M ONE OF THE PEOPLE THAT COULD SEE THE WRITING ON THE WALL. KEN LANGSTON/PLANT MANAGER:WE GOT A NICE BUILDING AND WE GOT A LOT OF GOOD PEOPLE, WE'VE HAD GOOD RESULTS, AND IF YOU'VE GOT GOOD PEOPLE, YOU GOT GOOD RESULTS, YOU GOT BAD PEOPLE, YOU GOT BAD RESULTS, BUT WE'VE DONE GOOD, IT'S NOTHING WE'VE DONE. ))
SUPER=01-Barbara Spangler/Dublin Garment Employee; :00
SUPER=01-Ken Langston/Plant Manager; :08
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=we've done.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Langston has been in contact with the mayor in hopes the town will be able to find a new owner for the factory.
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E-Boitnott


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#97-76
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


A Franklin County Democratic Committee member is on probation for supporting a Republican.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Rocky Mount;


Rocky Mount Attorney John Boitnott received a letter from the local Democratic Chairman, saying his membership was cancelled on the basis of public display of support for a Republican candidate for delegate.
Boitnott had campaign signs in his law office window for Allen Dudley.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13:29:08
IN Q=the local

((JOHN BOITNOTT/TOWN ATTORNEY:THE LOCAL DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE CAN'T TELL ME HOW TO VOTE AND THEY CAN'T KICK ME MOUT OF THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY. I'M STILL REGISTER TO VOTE AND I CAN STILL GO INTO THE BALLOT AND VOTE MY CHOICE))
SUPER=01-John Boitnott/Town Attorney;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=vote my choice
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=HOLD


Democratic Chairman David Talbott says there is a due process for anyone charged with violating a bylaw.
Talbott says since Boitnott took down the signs, the town attorney's membership will be reinstated.

Gretzky


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


Janet Jones Gretzky, the actress and wife of New York Rangers star Wayne Gretzky, is recovering from injuries sustained during last night's game at Madison Square Garden.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New York, NY;

4:09:27
It happened after two players slammed into the wall, toppling a plexiglass pane from the rink's sideboard onto the head of Janet Gretzky, knocking her unconscious.
She was hospitalized with a mild concussion and is expected to be released later this morning.
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Lottery
Pick 3/Pick 4
SUPER=69-00/00/00/00/00/00/00;


Pick 3/Pick 4/Cash 5
SUPER=65-00/00/00/00/00/00/00/00/00/00/00/00;


Pick 3/Pick 4/Cash 5/Lotto
SUPER=67-00/00/00/00/00/00/00/00/00/00/00/00/00/00/00/00/00/00;



SUPER=#555; RESET



Three-Steve


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

On Record Set
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon


Roll Cold out of Birthdays
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SOT
IN Q=Now of course
SUPER=13-Buzz Scanland/Mountain Lake Resort; :13
SUPER=12-Giles Co.; :35
SUPER=13-Ed Schwartz/Sauerkraut Band; 1:54
RUNS=2:40
OUT Q=The fedora of the 30's and 40's


Steve Live
(I'll call for board)
(XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX)
ESS#8701
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Double Boxes=SPA & MEL
(Toss to Melanie)


5-Heston


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#597-40
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


The deadheat in the governor's race may be over.
A poll published in today's Washington Post shows Jim Gilmore with 48 percent to Don Beyer's 41 percent.
The poll has a margin of error of three percentage points.
Yesterday Gilmore campaigned with a man who years ago parted the Red Sea on the silver screen.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg;


The Virginia Tech airport was the second stop over for Charlton Heston and Jim Gilmore.
Heston, who lives in Beverly Hills, just met the Republican hopeful yesterday morning-- but that didn't dampen his praise.
(/////SOT/////)

6:17:12 6:12:55
SOT
IN Q=He seems

((CHARLTON HESTON/SCREEN ACTOR: HE SEEMS TO BE AN HONEST MAN, WHEN HE TALKS, HE'S NOT SPOUTING PLATITUDE, HE'S SAYING WHAT HE REALLY THINKS. JIM GILMORE/R-CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR:WE GOT TO KEEP THIS MOMENTUM GOING, WE GOT TO KEEP THE DRIVE AND SUCCESS GOING, WE CAN'T GO BACKWARD, AND I THINK CHARLTON HESTON COMING BACK, UNDERSCORES THAT.))
SUPER=01-Charlton Heston/Actor; :00
SUPER=@Gilmore; :08
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=go backward.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Heston visited Virginia four years ago-- when he campaigned for George Allen.
(----------------)
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


Republican officials turned down an offer from Former Christian Coalition director Ralph Reed to help Gilmore's campaign.

Bramblett


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#net (edit of 97-72)
GRAPHIC=Bramblett


Day four of testimony in the capital murder trial of Earl Bramblett gets underway today.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


Yesterday a house-mate of Bramblett from South Carolina testified.
James Lee Owens met Bramblett barely six weeks after the Hodges family turned up dead in their burning home in Vinton.
Owens says Bramblett told him he had done something bad in Roanoke, but did not elaborate.
SUPER=03-Vinton/August 29, 1994;


At the time Bramblett was being investigated in the mass murder of Blaine and Teresa Hodges and their two young girls.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:15:15
IN Q=He didn't

((HE DIDN'T LIKE WOMEN. HE DIDN'T LIKE WOMEN. Young, old or otherwise? NONE AT ALL. BECAUSE, MAN, I'D GO OUT. I WORK ALL WEEK, AND I'D GO OUT AND PARTY AND STUFF LIKE THAT. AND HE DIDN'T LIKE WOMEN. HE DIDN'T LIKE THEM.))
SUPER=01-James Lee Owens/Bramblett's Housemate;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=he didn't like 'em.
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=NONE


Bramblett's ex-wife, Mary, testified Earl called her at work the afternoon the bodies were found and told her there'd been a fire at the Hodges house. She says he told her "they're going to blame it on me."

2-E-ferrum-fatal


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=fatal accident


A collision with a tractor trailer in Franklin County killed one Ferrum College student last night.
Brian Ruzzi was pronounced dead at the scene, and the student in the vehicle was taken to the hospital.
Ferrum College representatives say both students are from Virginia Beach.

E-Pitts-Shooting


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-77
GRAPHIC=NONE


Pittsylvania authorities are asking for the public's help as they continue to investigate a murder Tuesday night.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blairs;


Twenty- year- old Delvecchio Farmer was found shot to death in a mobile home on Route 7-16 Tuesday night.
The Sheriff is asking for information about a light blue Jeep Cherokee or white Nissan Maxima seen in the area.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 14:46:33
IN Q=This will help

((HAROLD PLASTER/PITTSYLVANIA CO. SHERIFF: THIS WILL HELP US TREMENDOUSLY WHEN PEOPLE GET INVOLVED WITH THESE THINGS SO RIGHT NOW WE'RE TRYING TO PIECE EVERYTHING TOGETHER. AS FAR AS MOTIVE, WE DON'T HAVE ANYTHING AT THIS TIME.))
SUPER=@Plaster;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=anything at this time
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The Sheriff says a woman who was with the victim is providing information on suspects.
Farmer lived in the nearby community of Keeling.
The Sheriff will not say who owns the mobile home or when he expects to make an arrest.
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E-Celco


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-78
GRAPHIC=NONE


A major reorganization plan at Giles County's largest employer is creating some friction between company and union leaders.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Giles Co./September;


Celco officials say the union rejected a proposal that would automate some jobs in the plant.
Plant officials insist the plan would have provided hourly workers with job security.
But union leaders reportedly feel the proposal violates their contract by stripping away seniority rights.
As many as 500- hourly workers could be affected.
Celco makes material for cigarette filters and yarn for synthetic clothes.
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4-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-17
GRAPHIC=Sports Logo


In local sports,
The William Byrd Terriers are the Group Two A state Golf champions.
(----------------)
VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Vinton; :


Tuesday in Harrisonburg the Terriers survived a cold windy day to capture the title on the course at the Spotswood Country club.
It's Byrd's first golf championship since 19-92.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q="Not only..

((TIM CHOCKLETT/BYRD HEAD COACH: )) ((ROBBIE CRAFT/BYRD GOLFER: ))
SUPER=01-Tim Chocklett/Byrd Head Coach; :00
SUPER=01-Robbie Craft/Byrd Golfer; :19
RUNS=:25

(-------------) OUT Q= ....get one."