06:00-01

Iraq

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=iraq conflict


More American fighter planes could be headed to the Persian Gulf.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Officials in Washington say the warplanes would be sent to reinforce two aircraft carriers and more than 200 fighter planes already in the region.
Arab states have agreed to accept the additional forces if needed, but are opposed to the use of any military force.
SUPER=03-The White House;


President Clinton plans to meet with his National Security team today to review the standoff with Iraq.
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BABY-FOUND


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=MORN
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


After nearly seven years of searching, authorities have found a missing San Diego girl.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-San Diego, CA/1990;

4:02;04
Crystal Anzaldi was just 14 months old when she was abducted.
Her identity was revealed when the woman who claimed to be her mother was arrested in Puerto Rico.
Authorities say a tiny birthmark and a distinctive smile helped them identify her.
SUPER=03-Banks, OR;


It hasn't been decided whom Crystal will live with.
Her father, seen here, is now divorced from her mother and living in Oregon.
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L'burg-Death


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-85
GRAPHIC=NONE


An elderly man was found dead in his Lynchburg apartment last night and authorities are investigating it as a homicide.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Last Night;


The man's body was found in his home at the Walden Pond apartment complex at about 9:30.
He'd been reported missing earlier in the day.
Police are NOT releasing the victim's name and will not speculate on how he died.
An autopsy is scheduled for later today.
Police are now looking for victim's car.. (XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX) take fullscreen-essC a 19-93 red Lexus Coupe, Virginia license L-Z-Z- 9-2-3.
Anyone with information should call the Lynchburg police.
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E-Mitchell


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-74
GRAPHIC=Billy Mitchell


He was convicted of stealing county funds and now a former Carroll County administrator will spend five years in prison.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Abingdon;


Yesterday a federal judge sentenced Billy Mitchell for embezzling approximately 400- thousand dollars in 19-95.
He was also ordered to make restitution.
Prior to sentencing-- Mitchell took full responsibility for his actions.
However, he did NOT ask for forgiveness-- rather a lenient sentence in hopes he could return to work and pay off his debt.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=You know

((RICH LLORET/ASSISTANT U-S ATTORNEY:YOU KNOW PEOPLE SAY A LOT OF THINGS TO THE JUDGE WHEN THEY'RE FACING SENTENCE AND I'M GLAD THAT MR. MITCHELL APOLOGIZED, I THINK THAT WAS APPROPRIATE TO DO. ))
SUPER=01-Rich Lloret/Assistant U.S. Attorney; :00
RUNS=:10 approx.
OUT Q=to do.
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=Billy Mitchell


Mitchell was allowed to remain on bond-- because he still faces sentencing on state charges next month in Carroll County.

E-Chapman


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-81
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


NOT guilty was the verdict of a Pulaski County jury yesterday.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pulaski Co./November 1996;


Jurors deliberated for less than an hour before deciding 19- year- old Derrick Chapman of Radford did NOT commit first degree murder.
Chapman was accused of shooting and killing 21- year- old Anthony Keith Rempson as Rempson slept in a van last August.
Jurors heard testimony over a three day period before deliberation.
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S-Road-Needs


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-80
GRAPHIC=Personal Prop Tax


The "no car tax" message voters sent got through on another level.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


A legislative commission working on Virginia's future transportation needs says it will NOT ask for a gas tax increase.
Or any other tax increase -- for now.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 37:04
IN Q=That is a

((DEL. BILLY ROBINSON/D-NORFOLK: THAT IS A DECISION THAT IS GONNA HAVE TO BE DEVELOPED OVER TIME. I THINK THAT THIS PAST GUBERNATORIAL ELECTION SENDS A SIGNAL.))
SUPER=01-Del. Billy Robinson/(D) Norfolk;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=a signal.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The commission says NO tax increase leaves the state at least ten BILLION dollars short to pay for roads, rails, buses, and ports over the next two decades.
Governor Allen's transportation secretary says that's okay.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 32:40
IN Q=Right now

((ROB MARTINEZ/VA. SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION: RIGHT NOW WE'VE GOT A SITUATION FOR EVERY 18.3 CENTS THAT WE PAY FOR EVERY GALLON IN FEDERAL TAXES, WE GET ABOUT 12 CENTS OF THAT BACK. MAYBE 60 PERCENT. AND THAT'S JUST NOT TOLERABLE. SO I'M CERTAINLY NOT-- I DON'T SUPPORT A TAX INCREASE. BUT PARTICULARLY NOW, IT'S INAPPROPRIATE FOR US WHEN WE'RE NOT GETTING, FOR TRANSPORTATION, ALL OF THE TAXES THAT WE'RE CURRENTLY PAYING.))
SUPER=01-Rob Martinez/Va. Secretary of Transportation;
RUNS=:22
OUT Q=currently paying.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=None


Martinez says many "wish list" projects -- like Interstate 73 through southwest Virginia -- can be scaled down, delayed, or funded by private sources.

One-Steve


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


On Record
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=13-Michael Brown/Entertainer;


Stocks
Comm#2


E-Presley


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-70
GRAPHIC=John Presley


The man who turned in his boss at the Salem V-A Medical Center says John Presley tried to fire him.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


William Delamater testified before an Administrative Law Judge yesterday, in the first round of appeals of Presley's dismissal.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:55:41
IN Q=At the time

((BILL DELAMATER/FORMER ASSOC. DIR., SALEM V.A. MED CTR: AT THE TIME I FELT IN A VERY AWKWARD POSITION WITH PEOPLE TELLING ME THINGS BUT YET NOBODY WANTING TO GO PUBLIC OR PRESS FORMAL CHARGES. YES, I FELT LIKE I WAS IN A QUANDARY, BETWEEN THE OLD ROCK AND A HARD PLACE, AS THEY SAY.))
SUPER=01-Bill Delamater/Former Assoc. Director
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=as they say.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Presley claims Delamater solicited women at the Salem V-A to make up allegations of sexual harassment.
(----------------)
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=John Presley


Those allegations include making inappropriate remarks and unwelcome advances as well as grabbing, kissing and fondling women in the storeroom.

S-VA-Hospital


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-78
GRAPHIC=vet admin. seal


Business at the V-A Medical Center moves on.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


Doctor Presley's permanent replacement was in town to meet the troops yesterday.
Doctor Stephen Lemons is moving out of the V-A's administration in Washington to take over operations in Salem.
He says he's excited about the chance to deal with veterans face to face.
As he met with V-A staff members yesterday, Lemons had little to say about his predecessor's problems.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:19:53
IN Q=but since I've

((DR. STEPHEN LEMONS/DIRECTOR; SINCE I'VE COME FROM A DIFFERENT PART OF THE ORGANIZATION, I DON'T KNOW MUCH ABOUT THAT, BUT THE QUALITY OF LEADERSHIP THEY'VE HAD IN THE INTERIM HERE HAS DONE AN EXCELLENT JOB. ))
SUPER=01-Stephen Lemons/Director;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=done an excellent job
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Lemons says he'd like to see every eligible veteran in the valley enrolled in the V-A's health care system.
He'll be on the job full time next month.
(----------------)



E-Lewis-Gale


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#97-79
GRAPHIC=Columbia


At another Salem medical facility, employees are waiting to see how the reorganization of the nation's largest hospital chain will affect them.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem


Lewis-Gale Hospital's parent company, Columbia is restructuring.
The board of directors yesterday announced they'll likely sell 100 hospitals.
Columbia has been the subject of a federal investigation for several months now, examining whether the corporation is involved in overcharging Medicare, Medicaid and other government health programs.
Lewis-Gale is NOT involved in that investigation.
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E-Deer-Season


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-75
GRAPHIC=Hunting Season


It's day two of general firearms hunting season.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford Co.


That means state game wardens are putting in long hours making sure every hunter plays by the rules in the woods.
Most were busy yesterday issuing citations for offenses like trespassing and hunting without a license.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 14:53:48
IN Q=99 percent

((SGT. STEVE PIKE/GAME WARDEN: 99 PERCENT OF THE PEOPLE OUT HERE THAT ENJOY THIS SPORT ARE DOING IT BY THE RULES. WE ALWAYS HAVE THAT ONE PERCENT THAT'S GOING TO VIOLATE SOME OF THE RULES AND REGULATIONS AND THAT'S WHERE WE STEP IN TO STOP THAT.))
SUPER=01-Sgt. Steve Pike/Game Warden; :00
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=to stop that.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Game biologists expect the deer population to remain steady this year.
(----------------)



Two-Welfare


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#97-
GRAPHIC=Second Chance


If you ask most parents, they'll tell you that child care is expensive.
But imagine trying to secure child care, while attempting to get off welfare and get back into the job market.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


That's the dilemma for this woman.
Stephanie Brown-Webb has an impressive resume-- but lack of child care has prevented her from keeping good-paying jobs.
She does have some advice, though, for other women in her shoes.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT tape 9 10:42:01
IN Q=You're going

((STEPHANIE BROWN-WEBB: YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE TO MAKE SURE YOU'VE GOT THE DAY CARE SET UP BEFORE YOU ACCEPT A JOB. AND YOU DON'T WANT TO ACCEPT NOTHING UNDER FORTY- PLUS HOURS BECAUSE THAT'S THE ONLY WAY YOU'RE GOING TO SURVIVE. ))
SUPER=07-Stephanie Brown-Webb;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=going to survive
(XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX)

TAKE GRAPHIC FULL SCREEN
We'll hear more from Brown- Webb, as well as from one day care center that accomodates lower- income families.
Be sure to join us for part two of "A Second Chance at Success."
(----------------)



Two-Steve


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


On Record
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;



(I'll Call for board)
ESS#8750




(Toss to Kimberly)
Double Boxes=KMC & SPA


US-Iraq


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=iraq conflict


President Clinton meets with his national security team today to review the standoff with Iraq.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-The White House;


Yesterday, Mr. Clinton said he hopes the differences can be settled without military action, but that diplomacy must be backed by a strong military showing.
The U-S has suggested increasing U-N approved aid for Iraq if Saddam Hussein allows U-S weapons inspectors back in the country.
Meantime, more American fighter planes could be headed to the Persian Gulf today.
They would be sent to reinforce two aircraft carriers and more than 200 warplanes already in the region.
(----------------)



EGYPT


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


The State Department is urging Americans to avoid traveling to southern Egypt.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Luxor, Egypt;


That warning comes after yesterday's bloody attack on foreign tourists in Luxor.
At least 70 people died, most of them tourists, when gunmen, disguised as police, opened fire outside an Egyptian temple.
Islamic Militants have claimed responsibility and in a letter faxed to the Associated Press in Cairo, warned of more attacks on tourists.
(----------------)


Air-bags


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=air bags


You may soon be able to switch off the air bag in your car.
The Clinton administration is expected to announce new rules today
(----------------)
VO-NAT

for an on-off switch for motorists who fit certain high risk categories.
The categories include drivers who have to put children in the front seat because of car pools or because they have large families.
The move is in response to the deaths of children from the force of deploying air bags.
(----------------)



5-Mitchell


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#597-48
GRAPHIC=mitchell


Five years in prison is the price former Carroll County Administrator Billy Mitchell will pay for embezzling taxpayers' money.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Abingdon;


Prior to sentencing yesterday, Mitchell accepted full responsibility for his actions.
He told Judge James Jones that greed got the best of him when he embezzled more than 400- thousand dollars.
SUPER=04-File Tape;


The money was used to buy expensive watches, jewelry, antiques and other items.
(/////SOT/////)

5:11:45
SOT
IN Q=I think

((RICH LLORET/ASSISTANT U-S ATTORNEY:I THINK IT WAS AN APPROPRIATE SENTENCE GIVEN WHAT HE DID, 63 MONTHS IS A PRETTY LONG TIME IN A FRAUD CASE. ))
SUPER=01-Rich Lloret/Assistant U.S. Attorney; :00
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=in a fraud case.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The judge ordered Mitchell to make restitution.
He will remain out on bond until January first-- pending a court date on state charges scheduled next month.
(----------------)



E-Halifax-Hunting


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-82
GRAPHIC=Hunting Season


As general firearms deer hunting season kicks into full gear, Halifax County supervisors are getting rid of hunting rifles.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Halifax Co.;


A public hearing last night drew more than 100 people -- many in hunting gear.
About half argued for the right to use rifles, which fire farther than shotguns.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 9:18:13
IN Q=Before I was old enough

((HUDSON REESE/HUNTER: BEFORE I WAS OLD ENOUGH TO CARRY A SHOTGUN I CARRIED A TOY GUN AND HUNTED, SO I'M VERY MUCH CONCERNED WE FOSTER THE IMAGE OF HUNTERS AND HUNTING. I THINK IT'S NECESSARY FOR THE CONTROL OF WILDLIFE POPULATIONS AND IT'S ALSO A GREAT SPORT.))
SUPER=01-Hudson Reese/Hunter;
RUNS=:22
OUT Q=a great sport
(----------------)
VO-NAT


But others targeted the danger of rifles.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 8:53:55
IN Q=I shot a groundhog

((BERNARD METZLER/HUNTER: I SHOT A GROUNDHOG AND TWO AND A HALF MILES AWAY, DOWN THROUGH THE WOODS, IT WENT THROUGH BOTH SIDES OF A MAN'S HOUSE -- THE BULLET DID -- AND LODGED IN A POST THAT FAR ABOVE HIS HEAD. I CAME WITHIN THAT FAR -- TWO AND A HALF MILES -- OF KILLING A MAN.))
SUPER=01-Bernard Metzler/Hunter;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=killing a man
(----------------)
VO-NAT
Farmers CAN get a rifle permit if deer are eating their crop ---


but for the rest, the supervisors voted five to three to outlaw rifles for at least one more season.
(----------------)



Ippy's


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#net (edit of 97-84)
GRAPHIC=None


Ippy's is back in business in Rocky Mount.
The Franklin County Restaurant re-opened last night.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Rocky Mount;


Ippy's owners hope to add something to the community.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 7:56:58
IN Q=THE TOWN

((JODEE JEANS/IPPY'S OWNER: THE TOWN DOESN'T REALLY HAVE MEETING ROOMS, OR ANY FACILITY TO HAVE MEETINGS-- SO WE BUILT TWO BANQUET ROOMS.))
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 8:03:15
IN Q=it'll

((IT'LL MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOR THE NORTHERN PART OF ROCKY MOUNT. MAIN STREET...WE'VE SEEN A LOT OF DEVELOPMENT, A LOT OF CHANGES, ))
SUPER=01-Jodee Jeans/Restaurant Owner;:00
SUPER=01-Allen Dudley/Delegate;:08
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=changes
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The restaurant is just one of two in Rocky Mount with a liquor license.
(----------------)



Three-Steve


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#M97-12
GRAPHIC=NONE


On Record
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;


Roll Cold out of B-days
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=If you believe
SUPER=13-Michael Brown/Entertainer; :19
SUPER=12-Roanoke; :32
SUPER=13-Jeffrey Williams/4th Grader; :44
RUNS=2:50
OUT Q=Fly...Fly...Fly (Girl clapping at the end of a song)


Steve Live

Double Boxes=SPA & MEL
(Toss to Melanie)


5-Fibromyalgia


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#597-43
GRAPHIC=Mornin health check


In this morning's health check,
People who suffer from (Fibro-MY-algia) Fibromyalgia say the constant body pain is worse than the flu.
Ten times as many women as men suffer from the severe muscle pain.
Tonya Flory reports on the latest self-healing remedies for what's still a very mysterious illness.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT=2:16:19
IN Q=We has three
SUPER=01-Linda Graves/Fibromyalgia Patient; :00
SUPER=03-Roanoke;1:12
SUPER=01-Dr. William Blaylock/Rheumatologist; 1:18
SUPER=@Tonya2; 1:42
RUNS=1:53
OUT Q=News 7.

((
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 2:16:19
IN Q=We had three

((LINDA GRAVES/REGISTERED NURSE:WE HAD THREE CHILDREN AND THEN IN 91 MY OLDEST CHILD WAS KILLED FROM TRAUMA FROM AN ACCIDENT, A CAR ACCIDENT, AFTER THAT I HAD A LOT OF EMOTIONAL PAIN AND DEPRESSION AND WENT THROUGH A LOT OF THERAPY FOR THAT AND THAT MAY HAVE TRIGGERED IT))
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=triggered it.


Linda Graves was a registered nurse for 27-years.
She says she quit work in February because of excruciating muscle pain.
Months later she discovered she was suffering from Fibromyalgia. 2-shot of dr. blaylock Rheumatologists diagnose fibromyalgia through pressure points on the neck, back, hips and inside of the knees.
It used to be mis-diagnosed as arthritis.
Doctors commonly prescribe anti-depressants or pain killers along with low impact exercise.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 2:22:41
IN Q=Walking is great

((LINDA GRAVES:WALKING IS GREAT. I HAD TO CUT OUT MOST OF MY VIGOROUS EXERCISES, THE CANOEING AND RUNNING. planting--repotting I USED TO USE A TILLER A LOT, WEED EATER, MOWING THE YARD AND THINGS LIKE THAT, BECAUSE I USED TO GARDEN BIG TIME, I COULDN'T HOE ANYMORE, BUT I STILL GARDEN, YOU JUST HAVE TO ADJUST YOUR LIFESTYLE))
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=your lifestyle.


Massage therapy is another alternative many patients are claiming works wonders to ease the chronic pain. Nat Sound 8:15:55 ((IS THAT PRESSURE OKAY, OKAY))
RUNS=:03
OUT Q=okay


Graves combines the relaxation techniques with nutrient compounds like pycnogenol and other natural remedies.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 21:25:10
IN Q=I'm not aware

((DR. WILLIAM BLAYLOCK/RHEUMATOLOGIST:I'M NOT AWARE OF ANY SCIENTIFIC PROOF THAT ANY OF THOSE THINGS ARE HELPFUL SO BASICALLY TRY TO STEER THE PATIENTS AWAY FROM THOSE NAMELY BY TELLING THEM THAT IT PROBABLY WON'T HURT YOU TO TAKE THEM, BUT IT'S PROBABLY JUST A WASTE OF YOUR MONEY))
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=your money
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 2:26:01
IN Q=Oh I am so

((OH I AM SO MUCH BETTER I MEAN I THINK MY FAMILY WOULD HAVE LEFT ME VERY SOON IF I HADN'T FOUND SOME HELP. I THINK THE MAJOR THING THAT HELPED ME WAS WHEN I TOOK CONTROL OF MY OWN HEALTH INSTEAD OF LEAVING IT UP TO A DOCTOR TO FIX))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=to fix


Although there's no known cure, or even a cause, patients like Linda Graves continue to search for relief from fibromyalgia beyond the doctor's office...TF, News 7.))
(TOSS TO BUMP)

Bump Comm

2-L'burg-Death


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-85
GRAPHIC=NONE


Lynchburg authorities are investigating the death of an elderly man as a homicide.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Last Night;


The man's body was found in his home at the Walden Pond apartment complex at about 9:30 last night.
He'd been reported missing earlier in the day.
Police are NOT releasing the victim's name, nor will they speculate as to how he died.
An autopsy is scheduled for later today.
Police are now looking for the victim's car.. (XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX) take fullscreen-essC a 19-93 red Lexus Coupe, Virginia license L-Z-Z- 9-2-3.
Anyone with information should call the Lynchburg police.
(----------------)



5-Presley


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#597-44
GRAPHIC=presley


The hearing continues today for the former Director of the Salem V-A Medical Center.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


John Presley went to court yesterday, hoping to convince an Administrative Law Judge to reverse the ruling that cost him his job in August.
Presley says ASSOCIATE Director, Bill Delamater solicited complaints from female employees, in a plot to take over the number ONE spot at the medical center.
Delamater says he fielded complaints of sexual harassment from female employees, only to find himself under pressure from Presley to resign.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:55:05
IN Q=The impact on

((BILL DELAMATER/FORMER ASSOC. DIR. : THE IMPACT ON ME IS, AS FAR AS I'M CONCERNED I DID THE RIGHT THING AND I'VE MOVED ON TO A NEW AND BETTER ASSIGNMENT.))
SUPER=01-Bill Delamater/Former Assoc. Director
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=better assignment.
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=NONE


Delamater is now the Associate Director of the V-A Medical Center in Memphis.

E-Addison


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mfe
TAPE#97-83
GRAPHIC=Education


Students and teachers at Roanoke's Lucy Addison Middle School will have to be relocated..temporarily, while the school gets a facelift.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :


The city school board will close the school next June for one year of long-awaited construction.
Citizens got a chance to look at the proposed plans at a public forum last night.
The middle school's grounds and facilities will get a massive facelift, including a new library-media center and courtyard.
But some parents were more concerned with the future of the schools touted Challenge Program.
One was worried that in the shuffle, her daughter's education might be compromised, but she has since been reassured.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 07:31:30
IN Q=I think that

((SUSAN KRATERFIELD/PARENT: I THINK THAT IF THEY MOVE THE TEACHERS AS A GROUP, SHE WILL HAVE HAD THE SAME CORE GROUP OF TEACHERS ALL THREE YEARS OF MIDDLE SCHOOL. 6TH 7TH AND 8TH GRADE. I THINK IT'LL BE FINE ))
SUPER=01-Susan Kraterfield/Parent; :
RUNS=:10
OUT Q= it'll be fine.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


Lucy Addison will be the last of four city middle schools to undergo extensive renovations.

Education


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=education


There's no decision yet, but Virginia's Board of Education heard from advocates of school choice.
Charter schools and private school vouchers are the most discussed options.
Last year, a charter schools bill died on a tie vote in a House committee, and the proposal is expected to be back next year.
Charter schools receive public funds.
Although they 're allowed to try unconventional teaching methods, they still face high student performance standards.

E-Mill-Mountain


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#97-77
GRAPHIC=NONE


A tribute to Roanoke's Sister Cities has been put on hold.
City Council voted 4 to 3 to wait until the Mill Mountain Advisory Committee makes a location recommendation before giving final approval for a sculpture garden.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


A scaled down version of the garden shows how the artwork would be displayed.
The Arts Committee wants the go ahead to put up the real thing at a site they've chosen at Mill Mountain park.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT tape 1 5:30:33
IN Q=it has been

((KATHLEEN LUNSFORD/ARTS COUNCIL OF THE BLUE RIDGE: IT HAS BEEN ON DISPLAY IN OUR WINDOW FOR SIX WEEKS SINCE THE PUBLIC UNVEILING AT ROANOKE COLLEGE AND THE ONLY COMMENTS WE'VE HEARD HAVE BEEN PRAISING IT. NELSON HARRIS/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL: AND YET WE WILL DELAY AGAIN, WE WILL DELAY AGAIN. AND HOW MUCH WILL THIS COST THE CITY? THE SCULPTURE ITSELF IS OUT OF PRIVATE DONATIONS. IT'S A GIFT TO THE CITY AND LOOK HOW WE TREAT THE GOOD PEOPLE TRYING TO GIVE IT TO US.))
SUPER=01-Kathleen Lunsford/Arts Council of the Blue Ridge;
SUPER=01-Nelson Harris/Roanoke City Council; :10
RUNS=:28
OUT Q=GIVE IT TO US
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Councilman Jim Trout says the location of the garden has changed since council first gave the okay.
So he and the rest of the Mill Mountain Advisory Committee will take up the issue at a meeting on Thursday.
(----------------)



4-Scores


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


In sports,
Miami and Buffalo had a close game until Dan Marino's 30-yard touchdown pass to Troy Drayton.
The Dolphins sank the Bills 30-to-13.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Miami, FL/NFL-ABC Sports;


After Steve Christie's second field goal of the game cut Miami's lead to 16-13, Marino found the big tight end wide open over the middle for the clinching score with five-eleven remaining.
Another touchdown provided insurance for the Dolphins.
The Dolphins improve to 7-and-4 and move into a first-place tie with the New York Jets in the A-F-C East.
For yesterday's numbers, let's take a look at the scoreboards.
(/////SOT/////)

WIPE TO BOARDS
SUPER=#556
SUPER=x5022;
SUPER=0100-/Buffalo/13/j/Miami/30///;
SUPER=X5028;
SUPER=0096-/Dallas/75/j/Portland/120///;
SUPER=x5031;
SUPER=0103-j/Boston/4//Ottawa/2////Tampa Bay/1/j/Montreal/4///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0103-j/St. Louis/3//Toronto/2////Edmonton/3/j/Phoenix/6///;
RUNS=:28

(-------------) OUT Q=........last score."