12:00-01

L'burg-Murder

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=murder investigation


One man is dead following a domestic dispute in Lynchburg.
Police arrested 33- year- old Sandra Allen and charged her with murdering her husband.
Twenty-seven- year- old Lawrence Allen died from a stab wound.
Police say the couple was staying with friends when the dispute occurred.

Pakistan


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


Four American businessmen and their driver were gunned down this morning as they drove through the streets of Karachi, Pakistan.
Police suspect the attack is a pay-back for Monday's conviction of a Pakistani man for the 19-93 killings of two C-I-A workers.
Today's victims were employees with one of the nation's largest oil company's based in Houston.
Dave Fehling reports.
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11:30-UPDATE WINDOW
SUPER=03-Houston, TX; :00
SUPER=01-John Whitmire/Union Texas Petroleum CEO; :08
SUPER=03-Karachi, Pakistan; :27
SUPER=01-Dave Fehling/Reporting; 1:16
RUNS=1:2500
OUT Q=For CBS news, Houston.

wipe/wipe/wipe (( THE HOUSTON HEADQUARTERS OF UNION TEXAS PETROLEUM CLOSED AT MID-DAY TO ALLOW EMPLOYEES TO MOURN THE LOSS OF THE THEIR CO-WORKERS.
JOHN WHITMIRE, CEO, UNION TEXAS PETROLEUM, WE'RE TAKING STEPS TO MAKE SURE ALL OUR EMPLOYEES IN PAKISTAN ARE SECURE AND SAFE AT HOME, AT WORK AND AT SCHOOL. WE'RE COOPERATING WITH AUTHORITIES TO LEARN WHAT HAS HAPPENED IN THIS TERRIBLE TRAGEDY.

GUNMEN AMBUSHED FOUR OF THEM AND THEIR PAKISTANI DRIVER AS THEY DROVE FROM THEIR HOTEL TO THE COMPANY'S OFFICE IN KARACHI. THE ATTACK HAPPENED ON A BUSY STREET WITH THE GUNMEN REPORTEDLY TAKING THEIR TIME TO MAKE SURE EACH OF THE CAR'S PASSENGERS WAS SHOT. THE ATTACKERS ABANDONED THEIR CAR, FLED ON FOOT, AND HAVE NOT BEEN CAUGHT. THE FOUR AMERICANS WERE FROM THE COMPANY'S ACCOUNTING DEPARTMENT AND WERE AUDITING THE COMPANY'S KARACHI OPERATION WHICH EMPLOYS 600. SPECULATION IS THE ATTACK IS IN RETALIATION FOR THE CONVICTION OF A PAKISTANI MAN FOR THE THE 1993 MURDERS OF TWO CIA EMPLOYEES OUTSIDE THE AGENCY'S HEADQUARTERS IN VIRGINIA.
A JURY IS NOW DECIDING WHETHER THAT MAN---MIR AIMAL KASI--SHOULD BE

EXECUTED. FOLLOWING HIS CONVICTION, THE STATE DEPARTMENT YESTERDAY HAD ISSUED A WARNING TO AMERICANS IN PAKISTAN.
Dave Fehling CBS News.))

CIA


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=wipe/wipe/wipe
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VO-NAT


It's unclear yet whether today's massacre will affect day two in the penalty phase of Kasi's trial.
Doctors are slated to testify about his mental history.
SUPER=03-Langley/January 1993;


Prosecutors have argued that Kasi's attack was meant in part to avenge the American bombing of Iraq during the Gulf War.
The jury is considering whether Kasi should receive life in prison or be sentenced to die.
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UNABOMBER


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=kaczynski, Ted


In California, a former Harvard Math professor turned technology hater goes on trial today -- accused of being the Unabomber.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;

7:18:56
Lawyers have just begun questioning potential jurors in the trial of Ted Kaczynski.
Prosecutors say he was the anti-technology terrorist responsible for the longest serial bombing spree in U.S. history.
The Unabomber got his infamous nickname because early targets included universities and airlines, contributing, in part, to today's tougher security for air travel.
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IN Q=

((VICTOR GILL/BURBANK AIRPORT: THERE'S JUST MORE BUSINESS THAT HAS TO GO ON AS YOU GO THROUGH THAT PROCESS OF CHECKING YOUR BAGS, GETTING YOUR TICKETS TAKEN CARE OF, AND GETTING ON THAT AIRPLANE YOU CAN'T DO IT AS FAST AS YOU USED TO BE ABLE TO DO. ))
SUPER=01-Victor Gill/Burbank Airport;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=as you used to be able to do.
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VO-NAT


Kaczynski is charged in the California bombing deaths of two men and the maiming of two others.
Prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty.
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IRAQ


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=iraq conflict


The U-N Security council is set to vote this hour on a resolution condemning Iraq for trying to ban Americans from U-N inspection teams.
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VO-NAT


The proposal offered by U-S and British diplomats calls for a travel ban and other measures against Baghdad, but NOT the use of force.
SUPER=03-New York, NY;


U-S Ambassador to the United Nations, Bill Richardson, says he expects a near-unanimous vote and says it will send Baghdad an unmistakable signal that it must give in.
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4:08:42
IN Q=

(( BILL RICHARDSON/ US AMBASSADOR:THEY LIKE TO DELAY, AND THEY LIKE TO BE IN A STATE OF DENIAL THAT NOTHING TOUGH IS GONNA HAPPEN. I THINK YOU'RE GONNA SEE SOME ACTION BY A UNITED SECURITY COUNCIL.))
SUPER=01-Bill Richardson/U.S. Ambassador to the UN;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=united Security Council.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Baghdad, Iraq


Just ahead of the scheduled vote, thousands of youths marched through Baghdad carrying anti-American banners.
And for the ninth time in ten days U-N weapons inspection teams that included Americans were denied access to inspection sites this morning.
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E-Police-Chase


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-67
GRAPHIC=Police Chase

**ANCHOR TAG*******
Police were able to bring a chase from Christiansburg to Roanoke to a close without any injuries.
The chase started when authorities discovered the car involved was STOLEN.
Eric Earnhart has the story.
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IN Q=The white Dodge Intrepid
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=03-Christiansburg; :21 QUICK!
SUPER=01-Sgt. Kim Albert/Christiansburg Police Department; :28
SUPER=01-Sgt. T. S. Jones/Roanoke Police Department; :44
RUNS=1:24
OUT Q=EE., News 7

(( The white Dodge Intrepid sped down Brandon Avenue, weaving in and out of traffic... police cars following closely behind...
Meanwhile, state police anticipate its next move, maneuvering ahead of it in a rolling road block on route 220, bringing the car to a stop at the Franklin Road Bridge, and ending the chase that began at the Christiansburg Police department, where a man and woman stopped and asked for help from a charity fund...

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SOT 12:20:37
IN Q=They got scared

((SGT. KIM ALBERT/CHRISTIANSBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT; THEY GOT SCARED WHILE THEY WERE HAVING TO WAIT BECAUSE WE RAN A CHECK ON THE LICENSE TAG AND IT CAME BACK STOLEN...))
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OUT Q=came back stolen



Police say 25 year old Heather Worthington and her husband of two months ,John, jumped back into the stolen car, driving more than 100 miles an hour in I-81, and winding their way through Salem.

SOT 12:16:22
IN Q=as it entered

((SGT. T.S. JONES/ROANOKE POLICE DEPARTMENT; AS IT ENTERED INTO ROANOKE CITY, OUR OFFICERS ENGAGED AND WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF STATE POLICE AND CHRISTIANSBURG P.D. STATE POLICE PERFORMED A ROLLING ROADBLOCK... ))
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OUT Q=rolling roadblock



natsot 00:11:21

"you ever had shortness of breath or any problem before?"

After they were stopped, John Worthington complained of breathing problems... and seemed to pass out.
Police say, before the chase began, his wife said she needed to get to a drug store to get medicine for him.
Heather Worthington was charged with driving a stolen car, speeding and failing to stop for police.
Her husband was taken to the hospital where he was treated and released...he's charged as an accessory. Police say he's also wanted on fraud and bad check charges in Pennsylvania.
Both are being held without bond.
Eric Earnhart, News 7))
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


This morning, John Worthington waived extradition. He'll be taken back to Pennsylvania to face car theft and fraud charges.
Heather Worthington will be held in the Montgomery County jail without bond, awaiting a January court appearance.

DC-AX


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=accident


A Washington D-C Metro bus ended up in a liquor store this morning after it was struck by a sports utility vehicle.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC;

8:10:04
At least 22 people were taken to the hospital.
Authorities say the accident happened when the driver of a suzuki Samarai ran a red light and hit the bus.
The impact of the crash sent the bus into a two-story building that includes an apartment on the second floor.
The drivers of both vehicles were seriously injured.
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E-Lynchburg-Council


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-77
GRAPHIC=Lynchburg


The rules of Lynchburg's historical districts are interfering with the way one man has renovated his home.
Steve Smallshaw tells us the issue took center stage at yesterday's city council meeting.
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IN Q=Joseph Davids
SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00
SUPER=01-Frances Calhoun/Property Owner; :20
SUPER=01-Walter Snead/Davids' Attorney; :34
SUPER=01-Joseph Davids/Homeowner; :53
SUPER=@ssm1; 1:00
RUNS=1:13
OUT Q=News7, Lynchburg.


(( Joseph Davids says when he bought this dilapidated house over a year ago, he did not know it sat in one of Lynchburg's historic districts.
After Davids put new vinyl siding on the home, the architectural review board told him he couldn't do that because it destroyed the historical integrity of the neighborhood.
Davids appealed that decision to city council.
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SOT 19:49:05
IN Q=If he is

((FRANCES CALHOUN/PROPERTY OWNER: IF HE IS ALLOWED .. RESTORING THESE PROPERTIES.))
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IN Q=This house may

((WALTER SNEAD/DAVIDS' ATTORNEY: THIS HOUSE MAY BE OLD.. HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT.))
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OUT Q=historically significant.


While some council members applauded Davids for renovating an old home, others claim he should have known what the restrictions were.
The vote was 6 to 1 to uphold the review board's decision.
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IN Q=I will leave

((JOSEPH DAVIDS/HOMEOWNER: I WILL LEAVE THE HOUSE. I WILL LEAVE THE HOUSE AND I WILL LEAVE LYNCHBURG. THE HOUSE WILL SIT AND ROT.))
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OUT Q=sit and rot.
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Standup
IN Q=That may not

((That may not be his last resort though. A movement is underway by some property owners to secede from the Diamond Hill Historic District.. and Davids' attorney says court action is always another option. Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))
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OUT Q=News7, Lynchburg.))


S-Putney


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-71
GRAPHIC=Lacey Putney


The one independent in Virginia's House of Delegates may make the difference in the upcoming General Assembly.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford Co.;


Last week's elections gave Democrats a 51 to 48 advantage over Republicans in the House.
But Bedford delegate Lacey Putney says if those numbers were to change, he'd consider joining the G-O-P.
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SOT 13:22:05
IN Q=If it turns

((DEL. LACEY PUTNEY/I- BEDFORD: IF IT TURNS OUT TO BE DIFFERENT AND I AM APPROACHED, AND I MUST SAY THAT I'M FLATTERED TO BE APPROACHED IN THE MANNER WHICH I HAVE THE LAST FEW DAYS, I WILL CROSS THAT BRIDGE, TAKE A GOOD OBJECTIVE OPEN- MINDED LOOK AT IT, IF WE GET TO THAT POINT.))
SUPER=01-Del. Lacey Putney/(I) Bedford; :00
RUNS=:22
OUT Q=to that point.
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VO-NAT


Putney says both parties have lobbied hard to get him to switch to their side.
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S-Abortion-Protest


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-72
GRAPHIC=Lynchburg Seal


The Reverend Jerry Falwell says HE will foot the bill for what it cost police to break up Monday's abortion protest at E.C. Glass High School.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Monday;


Dozens of officers were called in or worked overtime to handle the protest staged by Operation Rescue.
Its participants were all Liberty University students, but Falwell says the school knew nothing about the event beforehand.
Police chief Charles Bennett called it a "very generous" offer, but says he may ask that the money be donated for another public safety purpose.
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Wildlife-Conference


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-76
GRAPHIC=NONE


The head of the National Wildlife Federation is advocating an excise tax on camping and outdoors equipment to promote conservation.
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VO-NAT


The proposal is called "Teaming with Wildlife."
It's designed to raise money to purchase habitat, build hiking trails, and expand outdoor opportunities.
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Today in Roanoke, National Wildlife Federation President Mark Van Putten said he believes there is support for a modest tax among consumers and members of Congress.
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IN Q=I think people care more

((I THINK PEOPLE CARE MORE ABOUT HOW THEIR TAXES ARE SPENT. AND AS NON GAME WILDLIFE CHECK OFF PROGRAMS HAVE DEMONSTRATED AROUND THE COUNTRY, PEOPLE ARE WILLING TO PAY A FEW BUCKS A YEAR IN ORDER TO ENHANCE THE WILDLIFE THAT THEY ENJOY IN THEIR CITY PARKS, IN THEIR NEIGHBORHOODS AND CLOSE TO WHERE THEY LIVE. THAT'S WHAT TEAMING WITH WILDLIFE WILL DO.))
SUPER=01-Mark Van Putten/National Wildlife Federation;
RUNS=:22
OUT Q=wildlife will do.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


Van Putten says the tax would be under five percent... and would amount to less than ten dollars a year for the average consumer.

Computers


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=education


Schools throughout the Commonwealth may be well equipped, but students aren't taking advantage of it.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


A study in Education Week magazine says Virginia schools have better computer equipment than most states, but the computers are often underused by students.
The reasons cited in the study range from inadequate teacher training to poor placement of computer work stations.
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HOLLINS-BONFIRE


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=afr
TAPE#97-78
GRAPHIC=NONE


A group of Hollins College students fought oppression with fire.
Ads, magazines and other items the women found degrading stoked the bonfire.

Andrew Freiden has the story.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Jessica Groulx/Women's Collective Co-Chair; :21
SUPER=01-Holly Turner/Women's Collective Co-Chair;:55
SUPER=07-Kelly Polyakov; 1:11
SUPER=01-Jil Howland/Hollins Student; 1:22
SUPER=@andrew2; 1:27
RUNS=1:35
OUT Q=AF, N7, Roanoke County

((
SOT 7:22:45

((TO BE JUST AS STRONG AND SUCCESSFUL AS MEN, REGARDLESS OF HOW WE LOOK. APPLAUSE... ))
RUNS=:08


The Women's Collective is a feminist group at Hollins--
its co chairs came up with a way for their classmates to undergo a healing process-- for women who've been abused, and who have had other upsetting things in life.
SOT 6:47:21

((JESSICA GROULX/WOMEN'S COLLECTIVE: AS A SYMBOL OF GETTING RID OF THESE THINGS, THEY ARE GOING TO PUT THEM IN THE FIRE, AND LET THEM GO. WE'RE ALL JUST GOING TO BE TOGETHER IN THAT. ))
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SOT 6:55:30

((HOLLY TURNER/WOMEN'S COLLECTIVE: I'LL BE BURNING TWO ADS-- CURVES WITHOUT SURGERY. I DON'T FEEL WOMEN SHOULD HAVE TO BE LARGE CHESTED TO BE FEMININE, THE SECOND IS COVERED WITH AN ADD I FEEL TO HAVE UNHEALTHY ANOREXIC MODELS.))
RUNS=:14


The fliers for the fire stoked the flames of controversy at Hollins.
The ads said women could bring books to burn if they wanted.
That's when college administrators took notice.
SOT 7:45:37

((HOLLY TURNER/WOMEN'S COLLECTIVE: WE WERE ASKED IF WE WOULD HAVE THE BONFIRE, AND JUST NOT ALLOW BOOKS TO BE BURNED, AND I SAID NO, BECAUSE WE HAD ALREADY SENT THE FLIERS OUT THAT SAID BOOKS.))
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NO books burned-
But some onlookers showed up to shed a different light on the event.
SOT 7:37:35

((KELLY POLYAKOV: YOU COULD HEAR SOME OF THINGS THEY WERE SAYING WERE HATEFUL, AND THE BURNING OF IDEAS AND PEOPLE LIKE THE POPE AND ARISTOTLE-- IT'S DANGEROUS. ))
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SOT 7:41:56

(( JIL HOWLAND/HOLLINS STUDENT: THEY NEED TO GROW UP. IN THE REAL WORLD, NO ONE'S GOING TO CATER TO EVERYTHING YOU FEEL.))
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AF, N7))
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WNBA


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=aje
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=wnba


The W-N-B-A is getting bigger.
It received formal approval yesterday from the N-B-A Board of Governors to expand to ten teams.
Washington and Detroit will join Charlotte, Cleveland and New York in the year-old league's Eastern Conference.

Cave


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-16
GRAPHIC=Volleyball


The Cave Spring volleyball team advanced to the Group 3-A state semifinals last night after beating Park View Sterling 15-3, 15-2 and 15-10 on the Knights home court.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Patriots vs. Knights; :00


Cave Spring owned the first game. Watch Kim Amos serve up the near ace as the Lady Knights shoot for a shutout.
On the defensive side; Jenny Lemker and Lindsay Cannon show some touch. Cave Spring takes the first game 15-3.
Lemker can also spike the ball. Here she gives the lady Knights a 5-nothing advantage in game two with the kill.
Cave Spring improves to 21 and 0 and advances to the state semi's in Mechanicsville Friday night at 8:30.
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Blues


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#net (edit of S7-17)
GRAPHIC=REGION C HOOPS


Girl's hoops began the regional process in Region-C last night.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Buena Vista/Buffaloes vs. Fighting Blues; :00


Nikki Barger drives the length of the floor and pulls up for the short jumper off the glass.
But the postseason princess, Julie Sowers swishes the bomb for two of her 21 points.
Lindsey Coleman fields the outlet pass and makes an awesome spin move in the paint for the bucket.
But Floyd would prevail thanks to efforts like this - Karen Pursifull to
SUPER=33-Floyd Co./66/Parry McCluer/41;

Michele Quesenberry to Jill Quesenberry, who gets two of her game high 27 as Floyd wins it 66-to-41.
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Glenvar


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=net (edit of GIRL-97)
GRAPHIC=region C hoops


Glenvar hosted Rural Retreat in another Region C match up.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Indians vs. Highlanders; :00


Late in the fourth period. Glenvar's Katrina Williams; who scored 28 despite a stomach virus, dishes to Bonnie Willet. She nails the shot.
SUPER=34-Glenvar/60/Rural Retreat/39;

Then, the Lady Highlanders Liz Wilburn takes matters into her own hands with a jumper.
Glenvar advances to the region semi finals Thursday at Carroll County high school and will meet Fort Chiswell; a 43-25 winner over Bath County.
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IN Q="I thought

((BRYAN HARVEY/GLENVAR HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-Bryan Harvey/Glenvar Head Coach; ;00
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=...when we needed it"
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Pay-phone


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=sgo
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NONE


You will soon find yourself digging a little deeper into your pockets to use a pay phone.
Starting today, Bell Atlantic is raising the price for a pay-phone call in Virginia from 25 to 35-cents.
Bell Atlantic says it will take up to 90-days to change the rates on all phones in the Commonwealth.
We'll have more on this at 6.

Junk-Art


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


You've heard the saying one man's trash can be another man's treasure.
Well that's what a North Carolina man discovered.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Moncure, NC;


Lyle Estel moved into an old homestead that had become a dump.
He started carting away the trash.
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IN Q=In the process

(())
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=in the medal
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VO-NAT


Now his yard is filled with artwork.
Some has even made it into other homes, like these flowers and a large chess board that is now in the botanical garden in Chapel Hill. (----------------)