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7E-77-Ax


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
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TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Accident


One person is dead folllowing an accident on Interstate-77 last night.
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SUPER=03-Wythe Co./Last Night;


The four-vehicle wreck happened close to the Poplar Camp exit, near the 24th mile marker.
State police say a tractor trailor was unable to stop for a traffic backup, and plowed into a car causing the wreck.
Investigators confirm Alma Gertrude Weeks of Durham, North Carolina died at the scene.
The accident is still under investigation.
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7E-DeWeese


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
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TAPE#97-73
GRAPHIC=Deweese


A Roanoke judge sentenced Chris DeWeese to five and a half years in prison for involuntary manslaughter.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke/July;


DeWeese was the driver of the truck that ran off the road on Mill Mountain last Summer and struck a tree, killing two of his closest friends.
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SOT 11:10:05
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((CHRISTOPHER TODD DEWEESE: I DON'T FEEL I SHOULD GO TO PRISON FOR AN ACCIDENT. I KNOW THAT IT'S A TRAGEDY OF WHAT HAPPENED. THAT'S SOMETHING THAT I'VE GOT TO DEAL WITH FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE. ))
SUPER=07-Christopher Todd DeWeese
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DeWeese could not remember the full names of the people in the truck with him, his best friend, Evan Brooker and the woman he says he planned to settle down with, Shannon Van-linde.
The Judge said he wouldn't hold that against him.
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SOT 11:18:40
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((JUDGE CLIFFORD WECKSTEIN/ROANOKE CIRCUIT COURT: I DO TAKE VERY MUCH INTO ACCOUNT THE FACT THAT TWO PEOPLE DIED, BECAUSE YOU WERE RUNNING FROM THE POLICE. AND THE DIRECT CONSEQUENCES OF YOUR ACTIONS CALL FOR PENALTIES. ))
SUPER=01-Judge Clifford Weckstein/Roanoke Circuit Court
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Just before sentencing, DeWesse told the judge it didn't matter what sentence he received because the death of his friends was like serving a life sentence.
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7E-Whitehead


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
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TAPE#59-45
GRAPHIC=Whitehead


A former Pittsylvania County prosecutor was arrested and charged with assault and battery.
61-year old Joseph Whitehead is accused of hitting a teenager in the head with a pistol.
Investigators say he accused the 17-year old of stealing from him, threatened to kill him, then hit him in the back of the head.
Investigators also found guns and ammunition at Whitehead's home.
Whitehead is a convicted felon and not allowed to own firearms.
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Whitehead was a commonwealth's attorney when he was found guilty of protecting a prostitution ring in 1977.
He served six months in prison.
A year later, Whitehead tried to commit bribery and spent an additional ten months in prison.
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7E-GW-Rape


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-70
GRAPHIC=NONE


One teenager is accused of raping another teen at George Washington High School in Danville.
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SUPER=03-Danville/Yesterday;


The 14-year old girl told police she was waiting outside after school when a 15-year old male grabbed her backpack and ran.
She chased him to a corner of the building -- she says that's when he raped her.
Police say they will press charges against the teen.
His name is not being released.
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7S-Warner


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TAPE#97-80
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Senate John Warner is spending this Thanksgiving Day in Bosnia.
The second-ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee will also be in Europe for meetings on the expansion of NATO.
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SUPER=03-Bosnia/April;


Virginia National Guard troops have been part of the multi-national peacekeeping force in the Balkans.
Congress has to decide whether U.S. troops will remain in Bosnia after next June.
And Warner says he wants a first-hand look at the situation before the Senate debates the issue.
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7weather


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Taking a look at your holiday forecast... It looks like its going to a blustery Thanksgiving Day. Sunny skies wiht highs in the 50's.
Tonight looks slear and cold with lows in the low to mid 30's.
And taking a look ahead...
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7BIRTHDAYS!11/28/97
Friday:

SUPER=130-8/Whitney Asberry/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-12/Theo Breedlove/Axton;



(Anniversary)
SUPER=130-62nd/Mr. & Mrs. T. W. Taylor/Hardy;



(Anniversary)
SUPER=130-46th/Gilmer & Jewel Lineberry/Woodlawn;



SUPER=130-/Faris Melton/Martinsville;



SUPER=130-7/Garrett Harris/Christiansburg;



SUPER=130-14/Sabrina Ratcliffe/Boones Mill;


Saturday:

SUPER=130-5/Meghan Britt/Keysville;



SUPER=130-43/Shelby Yopp/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-61/Ray Reynolds/Draper;



SUPER=130-13/Scott Branch/Natural Bridge;


No Pictures:

SUPER=130-18/Jamie Bagby/Pulaski;



SUPER=130-/Shirley Clark/Rockbridge;



(Anniversary)
SUPER=130-50th/Penny & Mildred English/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-7/Michael Brightwell/Salem;



SUPER=130-15/Aisha Newbill/Penhook;



SUPER=130-/Lisa Hicks/Snow Creek;



SUPER=130-/Paul Ferguson/Snow Creek;





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55E-77-Ax


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-92
GRAPHIC=fatal Accident


One person is dead following a multi vehicle accident last night in Wythe County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Wythe Co./Last Night;


The four-vehicle accident happened just before 10 o'clock on Interstate 77 near the 24 mile marker,
State police say a tractor trailor was unable to stop for a traffic backup, and plowed into a car causing the wreck.
Investigators confirm Alma Gertrude Weeks of Durham, North Carolina died at the scene.
The accident is still under investigation.
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55S-GW-Rape


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-70
GRAPHIC=NONE


In Danville, a George Washington High School student stands accused of raping another student on school grounds.
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SUPER=03-Danville/Yesterday;


The 14 year old victim says Tuesday she was waiting outside the school, when a 15-year-old boy snatched her backpack and ran.
Police say the girl chased him around the corner.
She says that's when he raped her.
Both teens are students at G-W.
Police say they plan to press charges against the boy.
They won't release his name because of his age.
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55E-DeWeese


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-73
GRAPHIC=Deweese


A man convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of two people called his guilt a life sentence in itself as he waited to be formally sentenced by a judge yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/July;


Chris DeWeese ran his truck off a road on Mill Mountain last Summer and struck a tree, killing two of his closest friends.
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SOT 11:10:05
IN Q=I don't feel

((CHRISTOPHER TODD DEWEESE: I DON'T FEEL I SHOULD GO TO PRISON FOR AN ACCIDENT. I KNOW THAT IT'S A TRAGEDY OF WHAT HAPPENED. THAT'S SOMETHING THAT I'VE GOT TO DEAL WITH FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE. ))
SUPER=07-Christopher Todd DeWeese
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DeWeese could not remember the full names of the people in the truck with him, his best friend, Evan Brooker and the woman he says he planned to settle down with, Shannon Van-linde.
The Judge said he wouldn't hold that against him.
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SOT 11:18:40
IN Q=I do take

((JUDGE CLIFFORD WECKSTEIN/ROANOKE CIRCUIT COURT: I DO TAKE VERY MUCH INTO ACCOUNT THE FACT THAT TWO PEOPLE DIED, BECAUSE YOU WERE RUNNING FROM THE POLICE. AND THE DIRECT CONSEQUENCES OF YOUR ACTIONS CALL FOR PENALTIES. ))
SUPER=01-Judge Clifford Weckstein/Roanoke Circuit Court
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Judge Weckstein sentenced DeWeese to five and a half years behind bars.
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55S-Whitehead


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-83
GRAPHIC=Whitehead


A former Pittsylvania County prosecutor faces assault and battery charges.
61-year-old Joseph Whitehead allegedly hit a 17 year old teenager in the head with a pistol.
Investigators say Whitehead believed the teenager had stolen from him.
Sheriff's deputies searched Whitehead's home and found several guns and ammunition.
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SUPER=04-File Tape;


As a convicted felon, it's illegal for Whitehead to own firearms --
Twenty years ago, when he was a commonwealth's attorney, he spent six months in prison for bribery.
A year later he served six months for protecting a prostitution ring.
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55S-Warner


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TAPE#97-80
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U-S Senator John Warner is spending thanksgiving with the troops in Bosnia.
As the second-ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee Warner traveled overseas for meetings on the expansion of NATO.
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SUPER=03-Bosnia/April;


Virginia National Guard troops have been part of the multi-national peacekeeping force in the Balkans.
Congress has to decide whether U.S. troops will remain in Bosnia after next June.
And Warner says he wants a first-hand look at the situation before the Senate debates the issue.
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55weather


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Taking a look at your holiday forecast... Sunny and windy on this Thanksgiving Day. High temperatures in the 50's.
Tonight looks clear and cold with overnight lows in the low to mid 30's.
And taking a look ahead...
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8E-77-Ax


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-92
GRAPHIC=fatal Accident


A north Carolina woman is dead following a multi-vehicle accident last night in Wythe County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Wythe Co./Last Night;


The four-vehicle wreck happend at about 9-45 las on Interstate-77.
State police say a tractor trailor was unable to stop for a traffic backup, and plowed into a car causing the wreck.
Investigators confirm Alma Gertrude Weeks of Durham died at the scene.
The accident is still under investigation.
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8E-DeWeese


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-73
GRAPHIC=Deweese


A Roanoke man has been sentenced to five and half years behind bars for causing the deaths of two people last summer on Mill Mountain.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/July;


Chris DeWeese was the driver of the truck that ran off the road on Mill Mountain and struck a tree, killing two of his closest friends.
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SOT 11:10:05
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((CHRISTOPHER TODD DEWEESE: I DON'T FEEL I SHOULD GO TO PRISON FOR AN ACCIDENT. I KNOW THAT IT'S A TRAGEDY OF WHAT HAPPENED. THAT'S SOMETHING THAT I'VE GOT TO DEAL WITH FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE. ))
SUPER=07-Christopher Todd DeWeese
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=of my life.
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VO-NAT


DeWeese could not remember the full names of the people in the truck with him, his best friend, Evan Brooker and the woman he says he planned to settle down with, Shannon Van-linde.
The Judge said he wouldn't hold that against him.
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SOT 11:18:40
IN Q=I do take

((JUDGE CLIFFORD WECKSTEIN/ROANOKE CIRCUIT COURT: I DO TAKE VERY MUCH INTO ACCOUNT THE FACT THAT TWO PEOPLE DIED, BECAUSE YOU WERE RUNNING FROM THE POLICE. AND THE DIRECT CONSEQUENCES OF YOUR ACTIONS CALL FOR PENALTIES. ))
SUPER=01-Judge Clifford Weckstein/Roanoke Circuit Court
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=call for penalties.
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VO-NAT


Before his sentencing yesterday Deweese told a judge it didn't matter what sentence he received because the death of his friends was like serving a life sentence.
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8E-Whitehead


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=tte
TAPE#597-45
GRAPHIC=Whitehead


A former Pittsylvania County prosecutor has been arrested for hitting a teenager in the head with a gun.
61-year old Joseph Whitehead is charged with assault and battery. Investigators say he accused the 17-year old of stealing from him, threatened to kill him, then hit him in the back of the head.
Investigators also found guns and ammunition at Whitehead's home.
Whitehead is a convicted felon and not allowed to own firearms.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape;


Whitehead was a commonwealth's attorney when he was found guilty of protecting a prostitution ring in 1977.
He served six months in prison.
A year later, Whitehead tried to commit bribery and spent an additional ten months in prison.
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8E-GW-Rape


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-70
GRAPHIC=NONE


In Danville, a George Washington High School student has been accused of raping another student.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville/Yesterday;


The 14-year old victim told police she was waiting outside after school when a 15-year old male grabbed her backpack and ran.
She chased him to a corner of the building -- she says that's when he raped her.
Police say they will press charges against the teen -- they are not releasing his name because he's underage.
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8S-KELLEHER


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=TJA
TAPE#97-76
GRAPHIC=NONE


A doctor's work at a local free Clinic has earned him national recogniztion.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday;


Wyeth-Ayers Labortories has given Dr. Kevin C. Kelleher it's Physician award for his work at the Bradley Free Clinic in Roanoke.
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((DR. KEVIN C. KELLEHER/BRADLEY FREE CLINIC DIRECTOR:FREE CLINIC IS A REALLY A RELATIVELY NEW IDEA WE BEEN HERE 23-YEARS AND WERE ONE OF THE OLDEST IN THE COUNTRY.)) ((DR. KEVIN C. KELLEHER / BRADLEY FREE CLINIC DIRECTOR:I THINK NATION PREPOSTIVE FOR FREE CLINIC IS CHANGING IN THE NEAR FUTURE I THINK THAT YOU ARE GOING TO SEE MORE AND MORE MOVEMENT TOWARDS PROVIDING NATIONAL HELP AND IN THE FREE CLINIC SETTING. ))
SUPER=01-Dr. Kevin C. Kelleher/Bradley Free Clinic Director; :06
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Kelleher is also a 9- time winner of the Free Clinic Extra Mile Award for exceptional volunteer service.
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8weather


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Taking a look at your Thanksgiving forecast... It's shaping up to be a sunny but windy holiday. High temperatures will climb into the 50's.
Tonight looks clear and cold with overnight lows dropping to the low to mid 30's.
And taking a look ahead...
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