12:00-01

City-Graves

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=sgo
TAPE#97-71
GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Seal


After eight days of digging the city of roanoke has unearthed the gravesite in an undeveloped part of the city's industrial park.
Double Boxes=Melanie and Scott/Microwave


Scott Goldberg joins us live from the park.
Scott, what can you tell us about the city's discovery?
Live=Scott Full/Microwave
SUPER=@scott1;
SUPER=05-Roanoke;
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(Rollcue:eleven bodies)
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VO-NAT
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OUt Q=joining me now
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Live=Scott Full/Microwave
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SUPER=01-Doug Chittum/Economic Development Administrator;



Live=Scott Full/Microwave
SUPER=05-Roanoke;



Double Boxes=Melanie and Scott/Microwave




L'burg-Death


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


Lynchburg police are investigating the death of an elderly man found in his apartment last night as a homicide.
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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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IRAQ


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


President Clinton is sending more warplanes to the Persian Gulf.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


The decision was made at the President's meeting today with his national security team.
Meantime, the Pentagon says U-2 spy planes flew over Iraq today without incident.
It was the first flight since U-N weapons inspectors left Iraq last week.
The Iraqi government had threatened to shoot at any U-N planes that flew over its air space.
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EGYPT


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


The most powerful Islamic militant group in Egypt is claiming responsibility for yesterday's massacre.
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VO-NAT

7:00:35
The group has sent a statement to the Associated Press, saying the deaths of dozens of tourists took place while the group's gunmen tried to take them hostage.
SUPER=03-Luxor, Egypt;


Sixty-eight people died in the attack, including 58 tourists.
The group planned to use the hostages to win the release of its leader, Omar Abdel Rahman, who is jailed in the U-S for conspiring to blow up New York City landmarks.
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Air-bags


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=air bags


Some motorist may soon be able to deactivate their air bags.
The Clinton administration is expected to announce new rules today for an on-off switch for motorists who fit certain high risk categories.
Lee Cowan has the latest.
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(( (( NAT SEATBELT ))
BUCKLE UPIT'S THE LAW
(( NAT AIRBAG ))
WITH AIRBAGS, IT'S NOW A CHOICE.

(LOCATOR: WASHINGTON, DC)


FEDERAL REGULATORS ANNOUNCED TODAY THAT CERTIFIED MECHANICS OR CAR DEALERSHIPS CAN NOW INSTALL "ON/OFF" SWITCHES FOR THE SAFETY DEVICE.BUT ONLY FOR DRIVERS THAT FIT INTO A "HIGH-RISK" CATEGORY.

(( SUPER: RODNEY SLATER//TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY )) (( SOT 10:09:20 ))

"We seek. minimize their risk."
TO QUALIFY, DRIVERS MUST EITHER HAVE NO BACK SEATOR TOO MANY CHILDREN TO FIT IN THE ONES PROVIDED. THEY MUST PROVE THEIR CHILD HAS A MEDICAL CONDITION THAT REQUIRES THEM TO SIT IN THE FRONT SEATOR THE DRIVERS THEMSELVES MUST BE TOO SHORT TO SIT AT A SAFE DISTANCE AWAY FROM THE AIRBAG.AT LEAST THE LENGTH OF A MANILA ENVELOPE.
ANYONE LYING ON THEIR APPLICATION COULD FACE PERJURY CHARGES.
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THE HIGH SPEED DEPLOYMENTS OF AIRBAGS HAVE BEEN BLAMED FOR KILLING AT LEAST 87 PEOPLEMORE THAN HALF OF THEM CHILDREN. BUT FEDERAL REGULATORS SAY THEY HAVE SAVED FAR MORE.

(( SUPER: RICARDO MARTINEZ//NATL. HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMIN. )) (( SOT

10:20:45 )) "Turning of the airbgriskthey are your lifeline."
(( LEE COWAN STANDUP CLOSE))))

Mitchell


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=THa
TAPE#net (edit of 97-74)
GRAPHIC=Billy Mitchell


A judge sentenced Carroll County's former administrator to five years in prison for stealing county funds.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Abingdon;


Billy Mitchell embezzled approximately 400- thousand dollars in 19-95.
He was also ordered to make restitution.
Prior to sentencing-- Mitchell took full responsibility for his actions.
Mitchell was allowed to remain on bond-- because he still faces sentencing on state charges next month in Carroll County.
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E-Chapman


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-81
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


In Pulaski County a jury returned a NOT guilty yesterday.
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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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ATLANTA-BOMBING


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


Federal investigators have released new information on three unsolved bombings in Atlanta.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA;

11:00:25
At a news conference just moments ago the F-B-I said similar components and techniques were used in a series of bombings throughout the city.
SUPER=04-July 1996;


The first explosion took place in Centennial Olympic Park last year.
SUPER=04-January;


The other two occurred at an abortion clinic
SUPER=04-February;

and a gay nightclub.
So far no arrests have been made.
Investigators have released sketches of four men, but have not described them as suspects.
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BABY-ABDUCTED


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


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


Crystal Anzaldi was just 14 months old when she was abducted in San Diego.
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, also D-N-A testing.
SUPER=03-Banks, OR;


Crystal's father is now divorced from her mother and living in Oregon.
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((JEFFREY ANZALDI/FATHER:IT JUST PUT ME INTO TEARS, I WAS OS HAPPY, I COULDN'T TALK, I WAS JUST PRETTY WELL CHOKED UP.))
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VO-NAT


Crystal's ten- year- old sister lives with her father, she also has a half sister from her father's new marriage.
SUPER=03-San Diego/1990;


Her mother, seen her in 19-90, now lives in northern California.
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INDIA-crash


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


At least 26 children are dead and 67 others injured after a school bus plunged into a river in New Delhi, India.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New Delhi, India;


Police and divers are continuing to search for more victims.
At least 20 children are missing.
Authorities say speed may have been a factor in the accident.
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Fibromyalgia


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#net (edit of 597-43)
GRAPHIC=Medical news


A growing number of patients are being diagnosed with (Fibro-MY-al-zha) Fibromyalgia--an illness that attacks the muscular system causing chronic pain and fatigue.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Ten times as many women as men suffer from the condition.
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IN Q=It was considered

((LINDA GRAVES:IT WAS CONSIDERED TO BE HYSTERICAL, YOU KNOW AND PEOPLE WERE HYSTERICAL AND THEY WANTED ATTENTION THAT'S WHY THEY HAD THE PAIN, THEY WEREN'T REALLY HAVING THE PAIN IT WAS PYSCOSEMATIC WHICH IS NOT TRUE, THE PAIN IS VERY REAL AS REAL AS I AM))
SUPER=01-Linda Graves/Fibromyalgia Patient;
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VO-NAT


Linda Graves quit her job as a registered nurse because of excruciating muscle pain.
Rheumatologists diagnose fibromyalgia through pressure points.
Graves combines the relaxation techniques with nutrient compounds and other natural remedies.
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((LINDA GRAVES:IT WARMS UP MY MUSCLES AS I'M MOVING, UNLIKE A LOT OF EXERCISE THAT GIVES IMPACT TO THE JOINTS AND THE MUSCLES))
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((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))
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VO-NAT


There is no known cure, or even a cause, for fibromyalgia.
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E-Lewis-Gale


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#97-79
GRAPHIC=Columbia


In Salem, employees at Lewis-Gale Hospital are waiting for word of how the nation's largest hospital chain will affect them.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem


The 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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Two-Welfare


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#97-73
GRAPHIC=Second Chance


Child care is not an inexpensive service.
Imagine trying to secure child care, while attempting to get off welfare and get back into the job market.
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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.
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((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. ))
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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."
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Addison


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mfe
TAPE#net (edit of 97-83)
GRAPHIC=Education


Roanoke's Lucy Addison Middle School will close in June, but just for a year, while it undergoes construction.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :


The middle school's grounds and facilities will get a massive facelift, including a new library-media center and courtyard.
One parent was worried that in the shuffle, her daughter's education might be compromised, but she has since been reassured.
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((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 ))
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


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

Education


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=education


Advocates of school choice had their chance to talk to Virginia's Board of Education.
The Board has yet to make a decision.
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.

Ippy's


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


A re-opening last night signaled Ippy's in Rocky Mount is back in the restaurant business.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Rocky Mount;


Ippy's owners hope to add something to the community.
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((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.))
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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
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The restaurant is just one of two in Rocky Mount with a liquor license.
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WEATHER
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SUPER=333-Clear/& Cold/22-26/Mostly/Sunny/48-51;
SUPER=334-Clear/& Cold/21-25/Mostly/Sunny/46-49;
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Football


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=aje
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NFL


The Miami Dolphins are in a first-place tie with the New York Jets in the A-F-C East after crushing the Buffalo Bills 30-to-13 last night in Miami.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Miami, FL/NFL-ABC Sports;


Steve Christie's second field goal of the game cut Miami's lead to 16-13.
Dan Marino's 30-yard touchdown pass to Troy Drayton broke open a close game.
Karim Abdul-Jabbar (kuh-REEM' ab-DOOL' juh-BAHR') would later run in from one-yard out for an insurance touchdown.
The Bills are now 5-and-6 for the season.
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Tech


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=TECH FB


And finally, with two games left in their season the Virginia Tech Hokies find themselves in a unique position.
They now know that the only way their chief in-state nemesis U-V-a can even be considered for a bowl game is to beat the Hokies in two weeks.
But before the collision in the Commonwealth takes place, Tech must take care of a talented Pittsburgh team this Saturday.

Braves


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-17
GRAPHIC=BRAVES


Moving now to news from the diamond, the Atlanta Braves have made a move in their infield that is not likely to sit well with long time fans.
The Braves signed shortstop Walt Weiss and in the process sent a message to free agent Jeff Blauser that he is no longer needed in Atlanta.
Blauser has been the Braves starter at short most of the 90's, while Weiss has been a starter all his career with the A's and Rockies.
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((WALT WEISS/SIGNS THREE YEAR DEAL WITH BRAVES:))
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NHL


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ICE-98
GRAPHIC=NHL


The Hockey Hall of Fame welcomed three new inductees, including one of the greatest scorers in league history.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Toronto, Canada; 00


Mario Lemieux, who overcame Hodgkins disease and a chronic back problem to become the sixth leading scorer ever in the NHL became the ninth player in league history to enter the Hall without having to wait the mandatory 3 years.
Joining him was his former teammate Bryan Trottier, who also starred on the Islanders' dynasties of the 80's.
Glen Sather the architect of the Edmonton Oilers great teams also entered the hall.
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Food-Fun


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


Parents may frown on playing with your food, but one man has taken it to new heights.
Morry Alter has the story of one man who's made it an art form.
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