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Thirty-Weather

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7S-Floyd-Vandalism


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TAPE#97-68
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Felony vandalism charges and possible jail time are what face two Floyd County high school students.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Floyd/Monday;


This, after residents of a predominantly black neighborhood found orange paint splattered on their cars and homes this weekend.
Normally vandalism like this is a misdemeanor, but the Floyd County Commonwealth's Attorney says felony charges were warranted because the two white students purposely targeted a black neighborhood.
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SUPER=01-Gino Williams/Floyd Co. Prosecutor;
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Authorities are not identifying the two teenagers, but Williams says one will be tried as a juvenile and the other as an adult.
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7E-L'burg-Murder


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
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TAPE#97-75
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


One man is dead and his wife is charged with murder after a domestic dispute in Lynchburg yesterday.
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SUPER=03-Lynchburg


Twenty-seven- year- old Sandra Allen is charged with fatally stabbing her husband during an argument overnight.
Thirty-three- year- old Lawrence Eugene Allen died from a knife wound to the chest. It happened at a friend's apartment on Rivermont Avenue.
Authorities say they'd been called in before to handle disputes between the recently-married couple.
Sandra Allen was appointed an attorney during a brief court appearance yesterday.
She remains held without bond in the Lynchburg city jail.
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75-Route-114


ANCHOR=Melanie
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TAPE#597-44
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Some Montgomery county residents living along what's been dubbed as "Death Road" are fed up with accidents and speeding on the road, so they took their concerns to the Board of Supervisors.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./Tuesday Night;


Tuesday night-- John Miller, went door to door with a petition.
Some homeowners want to lower the speed limit to 45 and eliminate passing on Route 114.
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./January 23;


In the past three years-- ten people have died in traffic accidents along the road-- which stretches from Christiansburg to Radford.
The latest fatality claimed three lives Halloween night.
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IN Q=We're just

((JOHN MILLER/MONTGOMERY CO. RESIDENT;:WE'RE JUST TIRED OF HAVING TO GO OUT. WE'RE WORRIED TO DEATH ABOUT HAVING TO BACK OUT OF OUR DRIVEWAYS, THINKING WE MIGHT BE THE NEXT FATALITY. ))
SUPER=01-John Miller/Montgomery Co. Resident; :00
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Residents presented their petition to the Supervisors last night.
The Board did not take immediate action, but it is considering sending letters to V-DOT and local engineers asking for future and immediate assistance.
A vote is set for their next meeting.

7E-Chase-Folo


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-72
GRAPHIC=Police Chase


Authorities say Tuesday's high speed chase from Christiansburg to Roanoke was a success with the suspects in custody and no injuries.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Tuesday;


A couple from Pennsylvania, allegedly driving a stolen car, ran from police in Christiansburg.
They were stopped 40 miles later in Roanoke, after driving through five jurisdictions.
No one was hurt, officers say cooperation made it work.
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SOT 14:41:11
IN Q=all the way it

((SGT. KIM ALBERT/CHRISTIANSBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT; ALL THE WAY IT WENT DOWN TO ROANOKE, FROM THE TIME WE LEFT HERE TO THE TIME WE GOT TO ROANOKE, WE JUST HAD EXCELLENT ASSISTANCE AND EXCELLENT PEOPLE THAT WERE HELPING US. )) ((SGT. TOM FOSTER/VIRGINIA STATE POLICE; THE COMMUNICATION OFFICERS ARE THE KEY, AND THEY JUST DID A TREMENDOUS JOB. ))
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VO-NAT


Heather Worthington, the driver, is in jail without bond charged with auto theft and reckless driving.
Her husband John will be extradited to Pennsylvania where he faces theft and fraud charges.
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7weather


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Taking a look at your Thursday forecast... Cloudy skies with a chance for light rain today with highs only in the low to mid 40s.
Rainy tonight with overnight lows in the mid to upper 30's.
And taking a look ahead...
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7BIRTHDAYS!11/14/97
Friday:

SUPER=130-42/Larry Cuddy/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-13/Perry Hardin/Natural Bridge;



SUPER=130-17/Angela Saunders/Drakes Branch;



SUPER=130-14/Rhonda Shepherd/Salem;



SUPER=130-8/Sarah Reed/Salem;



SUPER=130-2/Victorya Lee/Blacksburg;



SUPER=130-40/Bobbie Brogan/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-/Jimmie Brown/Penhook;



SUPER=130-/Patsy Belcher/Penhook;



SUPER=130-2/Emily Leweke/Blue Ridge; (pronounced Lev-A-Key)



SUPER=130-11/Brooke Clements/Rocky Mount;


Saturday:

SUPER=130-6/Curtis Jones, II/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-/Donnie Weeks/Willis;



(Anniversary)
SUPER=130-11th/Larry & Kathy Cuddy/Roanoke;



(Anniversary)
SUPER=130-50th/C. R. & Alma Smith/Buchanan;



SUPER=130-25/Missy Peroulas/Roanoke;


No Pictures:

(Anniversary)
SUPER=130-49th/Lawrence & Eunice Thorne/Roanoke;



(Anniversary)
SUPER=130-55th/Randolph & Margie Young/Dry Fork;



SUPER=130-81/Blanche Burris/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-/Hazel McNaulty/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-97/Kate Duff/Lynchburg;



SUPER=130-/L. G. Stevens/Lynchburg;



SUPER=130-/Debbie Childress/Gladstone;



SUPER=130-/Jean Wilmer/Bluefield, WV;



SUPER=130-/Kay Adams/Madison Heights;



(Anniversary)
SUPER=130-7th/Kay & Thomas Adams/Madison Heights;



SUPER=130-40/Jim Doss/Callands;



(Anniversary)
SUPER=130-28th/James & Gale Williams/Dugspur;



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55S-Floyd-Vandalism


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TAPE#97-68
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Two Floyd County teenagers are facing felony charges for vandelism.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Floyd/Monday;


The charges stem from a weekend incident in which orange paint was splatter on cars and homes in a predominantly black neighborhood.
Normally vandalism like this is a misdemeanor, but the Floyd County Commonwealth's Attorney says felony charges were warranted because the two white students purposely targeted a black neighborhood.
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SUPER=01-Gino Williams/Floyd Co. Prosecutor;
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Authorities are not identifying the two teenagers, but Williams says one will be tried as a juvenile and the other as an adult.
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If convicted, both would face time in jail.

555-Route-114


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
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TAPE#597-44
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Some residents in Montgomery County call it Death Road.
And now they're taking their concerns to local lawmakers.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./Tuesday Night;


Tuesday night-- John Miller, went door to door with a petition.
Some homeowners want to lower the speed limit to 45 and eliminate passing on Route 114.
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./January 23;


In the past three years-- ten people have died in traffic accidents along the road-- which stretches from Christiansburg to Radford.
The latest fatality claimed three lives Halloween night.
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IN Q=We're just

((JOHN MILLER/MONTGOMERY CO. RESIDENT;:WE'RE JUST TIRED OF HAVING TO GO OUT. WE'RE WORRIED TO DEATH ABOUT HAVING TO BACK OUT OF OUR DRIVEWAYS, THINKING WE MIGHT BE THE NEXT FATALITY. ))
SUPER=01-John Miller/Montgomery Co. Resident; :00
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OUT Q=next fatality.
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Residents presented their petition to the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors last night.
The Board did not take immediate action, but it is considering sending letters to V-DOT and local engineers asking for future and immediate assistance.
A vote is set for their next meeting.

555-Chase-folo


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
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TAPE#597-41
GRAPHIC=police chase


The husband and wife involved in this week's high speed police chase from Christiansburg to Roanoke will be separted for a while, not only in separate jails, but different states.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Tuesday;


Heather Worthington is charged with driving a stolen car, speeding and failing to stop for police.
Her husband John faces theft, fraud and bad check charges in Pennsylvania.
Both appeared in court yesterday morning... She'll be staying in the Montgomery County Jail... he'll be leaving Virginia.
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IN Q=she's got a court

((SGT. KIM ALBERT/CHRISTIANSBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT; SHE'S GOT A COURT DATE SET IN JANUARY, SHE'S HELD IN THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY JAIL RIGHT NOW PRESENTLY ON NO BOND. THE MALE SUBJECT, HE WENT AHEAD AND WAIVED HIS EXTRADITION SO PENNSYLVANIA'S GOING TO BE COMING AND PICKING HIM UP.))
SUPER=01-Sgt. Kim Albert/Christiansburg Police Department;
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John Worthington was hospitalized after the chase ended Tuesday, complaining of shortness of breath.
Police say doctors couldn't find anything wrong with him, so he was taken to jail.
All local charges against him were dropped, so he could be immediately transferred to Pennsylvania.
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55S-Salem-VA


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The Department of Veterans Affairs has named a new director for V-A Medical Center in Salem.
He's Doctor Stephen Lemons, a career employee who's been working in Washington.
Lemons' most recent job for the V-A was Deputy Undersecretary for Benefits.
The Salem hospital has had an acting director since John Presley was forced out on sexual harassment charges.

55weather


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Turning now to weather--
Cloudy, with a chance of more light rain and drizzle.
Highs in the lower 40s.
Periods of rain with lows in the mid to upper 30s.
The extended forecast is calling for more rain through tomorrow.
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8S-Floyd-Vandalism


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TAPE#97-68
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Spray- painting in a black neighborhood could bring felony charges against two Floyd County high school students.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Floyd/Monday;


The charges come after residents of a predominantly black neighborhood found orange paint splattered on their cars and homes this weekend.
Normally vandalism like this is a misdemeanor, but the Floyd County Commonwealth's Attorney says felony charges were warranted because the two white students purposely targeted a black neighborhood.
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SUPER=01-Gino Williams/Floyd Co. Prosecutor;
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OUT Q=incidents that occurred at the school
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VO-NAT


Authorities are not identifying the two teenagers, but Williams says one will be tried as a juvenile and the other as an adult.
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ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=None


If convicted, both would face time in jail.

8E-L'burg-Murder


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-75
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


An argument between two newlyweds eruped into murder yesterday in Lynchburg.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


Twenty-seven- year- old Sandra Allen is charged with fatally stabbing her husband during an argument overnight.
Thirty-three- year- old Lawrence Eugene Allen died from a knife wound to the chest. It happened at a friend's apartment on Rivermont Avenue.
Authorities say they'd been called in before to handle disputes between the recently-married couple.
Sandra Allen was appointed an attorney during a brief court appearance yesterday.
She remains held without bond in the Lynchburg city jail.
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85-Route-114


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#597-44
GRAPHIC=NONE


Some Montgomery county residents are hoping local lawmakers will put the brakes on a troublesome stretch of road.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./Tuesday Night;


Tuesday night-- John Miller, went door to door with a petition.
Some homeowners want to lower the speed limit to 45 and eliminate passing on Route 114.
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./January 23;


In the past three years-- ten people have died in traffic accidents along the road-- which stretches from Christiansburg to Radford.
The latest fatality claimed three lives Halloween night.
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IN Q=We're just

((JOHN MILLER/MONTGOMERY CO. RESIDENT;:WE'RE JUST TIRED OF HAVING TO GO OUT. WE'RE WORRIED TO DEATH ABOUT HAVING TO BACK OUT OF OUR DRIVEWAYS, THINKING WE MIGHT BE THE NEXT FATALITY. ))
SUPER=01-John Miller/Montgomery Co. Resident; :00
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=next fatality.
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=HOLD


Residents presented their petition to the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors last night.
The Board did not take immediate action, but it is considering sending letters to V-DOT and local engineers asking for future and immediate assistance.
A vote is set for their next meeting.

8E-Chase-Folo


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-72
GRAPHIC=Police Chase


Local authorities are pleased they apprehended two suspects in a high speed car chase WITHOUT anyone getting hurt.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Tuesday;


A couple from Pennsylvania, allegedly driving a stolen car, ran from police in Christiansburg.
They were stopped 40 miles later in Roanoke, after driving through five jurisdictions.
No one was hurt, officers say cooperation made it work.
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SOT 14:41:11
IN Q=all the way it

((SGT. KIM ALBERT/CHRISTIANSBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT; ALL THE WAY IT WENT DOWN TO ROANOKE, FROM THE TIME WE LEFT HERE TO THE TIME WE GOT TO ROANOKE, WE JUST HAD EXCELLENT ASSISTANCE AND EXCELLENT PEOPLE THAT WERE HELPING US. )) ((SGT. TOM FOSTER/VIRGINIA STATE POLICE; THE COMMUNICATION OFFICERS ARE THE KEY, AND THEY JUST DID A TREMENDOUS JOB. ))
SUPER=01-Sgt. Kim Albert/Christiansburg Police Department;
SUPER=01-Sgt. Tom Foster/ Virginia State Police; :07
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=tremendous job
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VO-NAT


Heather Worthington, the driver, is in jail without bond charged with auto theft and reckless driving.
Her husband John will be extradited to Pennsylvania where he faces theft and fraud charges.
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8S-Salem-VA


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
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A new director is taking the helm of the V-A Medical Center in Salem.
He's Doctor Stephen Lemons, a career employee who's been working in Washington.
Lemons' most recent job for the V-A was Deputy Undersecretary for Benefits.
The Salem hospital has had an acting director since John Presley was forced out on sexual harassment charges.

8weather


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Turning from the news to weather--
Cloudy, with more light rain possible.
Highs in the lower 40s.
Periods of rain tonight, with lows cooling into the upper 30s.
The four day outlook is chilly, with highs in the 40s and low in the 20s and 30s.
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