[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

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[VO-NAT]


Salem police say the man who held his three-year-old son hostage in an apartment earlier this week was the one who killed him.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And we'll have live reports from Lynchburg, where anti-abortion protestors from across the country will gather for a week of rallies.
[ANCHOR=Andrew]

Another record cold morning on this Friday-- But we'll warm up rather quickly today, and we say GOODBYE to the arctic air.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Wake up with us, News 7 Mornin is coming up next.[Open]




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[Salem-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=mornin]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=98-5]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]


Salem police say their bullets did not kill the child of a Roanoke man involved in a standoff with police Wednesday...
But they have not pressed charges against the boy's father.
Tina Tenret has the story.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Police say]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Wednesday; :06]
[SUPER=01-James Bryant/Salem Police Chief;:24]
[SUPER=01-Mike Moore/Salem Rescue Squad;:43]
[RUNS=1:13]
[OUT Q=Tina Tenret, News7, Salem]


((Police say 38-year-old Kelvin Vaughn started shooting even before officers arrived.
He was holed up in his ex-girlfriend's Salem apartment with the couple's son -- his ex-girlfriend, Kim Carter, drove off to call police, saying Vaughn would not leave.
Officers say when they knocked, Vaughn opened the apartment door and started shooting.
Officer Blake Critz then fired two shots into Vaughn's stomach and retreated.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 4:36:26]
[IN Q=The two shots]

((THE TWO SHOTS RETRIEVED WAS AT THE DOORWAY. AT NO TIME DID ANY OF OUR SHOTS ENTER THE LIVING ROOM AREA OR ANY OTHER PART OF THE APARTMENT COMPLEX.)) [RUNS:11]
[OUT Q=APARTMENT COMPLEX]


Police say Vaughn then went into the back bedroom and killed his son.
A SWAT team found the toddler with two bullet holes in the chest -- he died at the hospital.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 13:38:26]
[IN Q=Comments from some]

((COMMENTS FROM SOME OF THE PEOPLE WITH KIDS -- THEY'RE STILL VERY UPSET WITH THE FATHER. TALKING TO OTHER RESCUE SQUAD MEMBERS -- HOW COULD A FATHER SHOOT HIS SON? QUESTIONS WE DON'T KNOW BUT THEY WILL AFFECT YOU.)) [RUNS:18]
[OUT Q=THEY WILL AFFECT YOU]


Police have charged Vaughn with attempted capital murder but say they need to record evidence before charging him with the death of his son.
Tina Tenret News7 Salem.))





[S-Orange-shooting]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=KHu]
[TAPE#98-18]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]


A man was shot in the back- -more than once- -on Orange Avenue in Roanoke yesterday afternoon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


As many as half a dozen shots were fired.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 13:51:58]
[IN Q=Basically]

((BASICALLY, KEITH, THERE WAS A NUMBER OF PEOPLE OUT HERE BETWEEN THE HOUSES. WE DON'T KNOW IF THERE WAS AN EXCHANGE OF GUNFIRE OR IF IT WAS ONE-SIDED. AND THE POLICE WERE CALLED IN REFERENCE TO THE SHOTS AND A REPORT OF "A MAN DOWN." WE HAVEN'T BEEN ABLE TO INTERVIEW HIM YET. HE'S IN NO CONDITION TO TALK. ))
[SUPER=01-Neil Tolrud/Roanoke Police Detective]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=to talk.]
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[VO-NAT]


The victim was taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital, but officials there aren't releasing his condition.
Detective Tolrud says the man had been shot with a semi-automatic pistol.
As police were examining the scene, another man showed up at R-M-H with a gunshot wound to the hip.
Omari Shindano Brown LIVES at 1326 Orange Avenue and says he was merely returning fire from a man who pulled up out front of the house and started shooting.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]


Brown says he's seen him before but doesn't know his name.

[car-tax]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=session98]


Could this be the end of the road for a compromise car tax cut that includes school construction money?
The plan gained steam earlier this week when the House of Delegates unanimously passed it... but yesterday the Senate nixed the deal.
Senate Republicans killed the plan, saying that tax relief and borrowing don't mix.
In retaliation, the House then defeated the Senate's car tax cut.

[Bedford-Rape]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sly]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A 26 year old Bedford man has been charged in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a five year old girl.
Police say Mario Francisco Rivero is charged with rape and forcible sodomy against a child.
Authorities say the child's father contacted police Sunday night after he suspected his daughter had been sexually molested.
The suspect Rivero is described as a friend of the victim's family.

[Jonbenet-Ramsey]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net-]
[GRAPHIC=murder investigation]


After more than a year of investigating, Colorado authorities are making some headway in the Jonbenet Ramsey murder case.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


Boulder's police chief is calling for a grand jury investigation to find the killer.
But the district attorney must make that decision.
The grand jury would be able to get information about the case that's eluded police so far.
Six- year-old Ramsey was found beaten and strangled to death at home in December, 1996.

(------------)[1-Sports]



[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=lba]
[TAPE#=sports cut in]
[GRAPHIC=None]


In sports, the N-C-Double-A tournament kicked off. And for at least one team... Thursday proved to be business as usual.
Mike Stevens has your highlights.
Good Morning Mike.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Good Morning]
[RUNS=2:05]
[OUT Q=concerning the state tournament.]



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[One-Rally]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#98-11]
[GRAPHIC=Abortion]


The abortion debate takes center stage in Lynchburg today, where anti- abortion demonstrators from across the country will hold a week- long series of rallies.
[Double Boxes=Kimberly and Steve S/StarLink]


Steve Smallshaw joins us from the grounds of E.C. Glass High School where the controversy first began last November.. Steve?
[Live=Steve Full/StarLink]
[SUPER=@ssm1;]
[SUPER=06-Lynchburg;]


Kimberly, E.C. Glass is where Operation Rescue director Flip Benham led a contingent of Liberty University students in a march on the high school campus.
Benham was later arrested, convicted and jailed for trespassing.. and he's now become a martyr for the anti- abortion cause.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT **TAPE ROLLED HERE**]
[IN Q=natsot]
[SUPER=04-November 10, 1997; :00]
[SUPER=04-Last Week; :19]
[SUPER=01-Rev. Flip Benham/Operation Rescue Director; :29]
[SUPER=01-Keith Tucci/Life Coalition International; :59]
[RUNS=1:09]
[OUT Q=outraged about this.]



(([natsot 7:54:42 (Nov 10th tape)]

((GOD IS GOOD.. ALL THE TIME.))
[RUNS=:03]


They came that day to put God back in the schools.
Instead, they put their leader in jail.
Operation Rescue director Flip Benham and Liberty University students John Reyes and Jeff Brown all were arrested for organizing the November 10th rally at E.C. Glass High School.
But it was the jail time they received for misdemeanor trespassing that has generated the most fireworks.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 10:14:35 (2-18 tape)]
[IN Q=We went in]

((REV. FLIP BENHAM/OPERATION RESCUE DIRECTOR: WE WENT IN COURT AND WE GOT BLISTERED. HE MAXED US OUT WITH HIS SENTENCE AND THAT'S ALL RIGHT, THAT IS UP TO THE JUDGE TO DO, IT IS HIS PREROGATIVE. WE WILL CONTINUE TO REPRESENT THE HEART OF THE LORD AND I THINK MY MINISTRY, THE VENUE CHANGES FROM THE STREETS INTO THE JAIL CELL.)) [RUNS:16]
[OUT Q=the jail cell.]


While all three are appealing their sentences, Benham decided to start serving his immediately.
With good behavior, he could be out by early May.. in the meantime, his supporters are making Lynchburg the lightning rod for anti- abortion criticism from across the country.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 8:33:55 (2-19 tape)]
[IN Q=This is a]

((KEITH TUCCI/LIFE COALITION INTERNATIONAL: THIS IS A SERIOUS, SERIOUS THING. AND THE PEOPLE THAT HAVE ORCHESTRATED THIS BEHIND CLOSED DOORS, THINKING THEY WOULD JUST CRUSH ONE MAN, CRUSH ONE MAN'S FAMILY, THEY'VE MISCALCULATED VERY SERIOUSLY. THERE ARE PEOPLE THAT ARE OUTRAGED ABOUT THIS.)) [RUNS:14]
[OUT Q=outraged about this.]))
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[Live=Steve Full/StarLink]
[SUPER=06-Lynchburg]


But whether they're outraged enough to travel to Lynchburg and protest today remains to be seen.
[Double Boxes=Kimberly and Steve/StarLink]


Police still aren't sure exactly what to expect when the rallies get underway here this afternoon.. we'll have more

on that later in the show. Kimberly?[5-Harris]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#598-4]
[GRAPHIC=session 98]


Session 98 has been in order for nearly 2 months now... And yesterday a major rift erupted.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


Virginia's Legislative Black Caucus recognized Navy Cross recipient Robert Jones, for his World War Two heroism.
The legislature's first black Republican this century was NOT invited to be part of the recognition.
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[SOT roxane 11:06:00]
[IN Q=And yet]

((DEL. PAUL HARRIS/R-ALBEMARLE: AND YET, THE ONLY BLACK MEMBER WHO HAS SERVED HIS COUNTRY IN THIS BODY WAS NOT INVITED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CEREMONIES IN THE CENTER AISLE. NOW I THINK THAT IS AN AFFRONT. I TAKE THAT AS AN AFFRONT.))15

[SOT 11:06:23]

((THOMAS JEFFERSON IS MY PREDECESSOR... HE DIDN'T SAY ALL BLACK DEMOCRATS.))14
[SOT 11:20:50]

((DEL. JERRAULD JONES/D-NORFOLK: AND PEOPLE WANTED TO KNOW, WELL IS HE GONNA BE ALLOWED TO JOIN THE BLACK CAUCUS? IS HE GONNA BE ONE OF YOU?))07
[SOT 11:21:19]

((DEL. JERRAULD JONES/D-NORFOLK: WE DO NOT EXCLUDE. WE DO NOT DIVIDE. WE DO NOT TREAT HIM DIFFERENTLY.))09
[SUPER=01-Del. Paul Harris/(R) Albemarle Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Del. Jerrauld Jones/(D) Norfolk; :30]
[RUNS=:45]
[OUT Q=him differently.]
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[VO-NAT]


Black Caucus members say Harris had a choice to join them and declined.
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[2-Scores]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=Mike]
[TAPE#None]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


In sports, March Madness is underway--with Richmond, North Carolina, West Virginia and Maryland all scoring first round wins in the N-C-Double A tournament. Let's check the scoreboard.
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[Two-Steve]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=spa]
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[GRAPHIC=NONE]


[Microwave]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=11-Roanoke;]



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[SOT]
[IN Q=US Marshalls]
[SUPER=13-Anna Wentworth/Arts Reviewer; :00]
[SUPER=18-"U.S. Marshalls"; :08 hot change to]
[SUPER=18-Warner Bros.; :12]
[SUPER=18-Anna's Grade "B"; :34]
[RUNS=:40]
[OUT Q=lots and lots of action]


[Steve Live]

[Double Boxes=SPA & KMC]
(Toss to Kimberly)


[2-car-tax]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=session98]


Yesterday the state Senate nixed the compromise car tax cut plan that has enjoyed unanimous approval in the House of Delegates earlier this week.
Senate Republicans killed the plan because it included a plan to borrow school construction money.
In retaliation, the House then defeated the Senate's car tax cut.

[2-Salem-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net-]
[GRAPHIC=shooting]


Police are confirming a man shot and killed his three-year-old son during a standoff with Salem police.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


38-year-old Kelvin Vaughn was holed up in his ex-girlfriend's apartment with the couple's small son.
[SUPER=03-Salem/Wednesday;]


When police arrived, Vaughn shot at them.
An officer returned fire, hitting Vaughn twice in the stomach.
At that point, police say Vaughn went into the back bedroom and fatally shot his son in the chest.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 13:38:26 ]
[IN Q=Comments from some]

((MIKE MOORE/SALEM RESCUE SQUAD: COMMENTS FROM SOME OF THE PEOPLE WITH KIDS-- THEY'RE STILL VERY UPSET WITH THE FATHER. TALKING TO OTHER RESCUE SQUAD MEMBERS-- HOW COULD A FATHER SHOOT HIS SON? QUESTIONS WE DON'T KNOW, BUT THEY WILL AFFECT YOU.))
[SUPER=01-Mike Moore/Salem Rescue Squad;]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=they will affect you]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Vaughn is charged with attempted capital murder for shooting a police officer.
But authorities say they need to record evidence before charging him with the murder of his son.
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(------------)[2-Bedford-Rape]



[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sly]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A 26 year old Bedford man has been charged in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a five year old girl.
Police say Mario Francisco Rivero is charged with rape and forcible sodomy against a child.
Authorities say the child's father contacted police Sunday night after he suspected his daughter had been sexually molested.
The suspect Rivero is described as a friend of the victim's family.

[VMI]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sly]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=VMI]


Two freshmen at Virginia Military Institute have been punished for being sexually intimate.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington/File Tape;]


The man and woman were caught in the barracks recently.
They could have been suspended from school, but instead it was decided the pair will be confined to campus in addition to other penalties. It's the first such incident since women broke the males-only barrier at V-M-I last August.

(------------)[Candidate-Debate]



[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=net-]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke city]


Candidates for Roanoke City Council went head-to-head last night at the Christ Lutheran Church for their first debate.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; ]


And, in opening statements many said if elected they would focus their efforts on reducing the real estate tax.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 09.21.17 - 09.21.24]
[IN Q=My real estate]

((BILL BESTPITCH/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE:MY REAL ESTATE TAXES HAVE GONE UP 70 PERCENT IN THE 8 YEARS MY WIFE AND I HAVE OWNED OUR HOME HERE IN THE CITY OF ROANOKE AND I JUST THINK THAT'S TOO MUCH.))
[SUPER=01-Bill Bestpitch/Roanoke City Council Candidate;]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=that's too much.]
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[VO-NAT]


Councilmember Bill White and candidate Alvin Hudson pointed out that the tax was especially hard on the elderly.
While Candidate Joe Nash suggested that reductions in the real estate tax could be paid for with extra revenue generated from improved tourism.
Councilmembers Jack Parrott and Nelson Harris said they would focus on quality of life issues including better education and better housing conditions.
And, Chris G. Muse emphasized improved economic development.
(----------------)


[3-Sports]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=lba]
[TAPE#=sports cut in]
[GRAPHIC=None]


In sports, G-W Danville is headed back to the state title game in the Group Three A ranks. Last night the Eagles beat Petersburg 70 to 48. Now here's Mike Stevens with more tournament news.
Good Morning Mike.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Good morning once again]
[RUNS=1:47]
[OUT Q=safe weekend everybody.]



[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
(Kimberly ad lib toss to Andrew/Wx)

[Lottery ]
Pick 3/Pick 4
[SUPER=69-1/5/7/3/2/3/2;]





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[Three-Steve]


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


[Microwave]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=11-Roanoke;]
[SUPER=13-Judy Ferrell/Co-Coordinator;]
[SUPER=13-Susanna Bailey/Northside High School;]
[SUPER=11-Roanoke;]



(I'll call for board)
[ESS#8700]



[double Boxes=SPA & MEL]
(toss to Melanie)



[5-Eye-Surgery]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=598-6]
[GRAPHIC=eye surgery]

[***Anchor Tag]
In today's mornin' health check... a look at glaucoma.
If pressure caused by the disease gets too high, the nerve that goes from the brain to the eyeball dies.
The ultimate result is blindness.
There is a way to save the patient's sight, but it's a risky operation.
News 7's Tonya Flory reports.
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[SOT 11:53:03]
[IN Q=I knew that]
[SUPER=07-Judy Ratcliff; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Frank Cotter/Ophthalmologist; :26]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :37]
[RUNS=1:47]
[OUT Q=Tonya Flory, News 7.]
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[SOT 11:53:03]
[IN Q=I knew that I could lose everything I had.]

((JUDY RATCLIFF:I KNEW THAT I COULD LOSE EVERYTHING I HAD. I WAS CRYING I WAS SCARED, BUT I WAS ALSO EXCITED.)) [RUNS:09]
[OUT Q=excited.]


Judy Ratcliff had nothing to lose.
She had already undergone numerous surgeries at U-V-A for glaucoma, the last of which had caused her to lose her right eye.
That's when she found Doctor Frank Cotter in Roanoke who performs this rare operation.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 12:40:19]
[IN Q=We felt]

((DR. FRANK COTTER/OPHTHALMOLOGIST:WE FELT THAT IF SHE DIDN'T HAVE THE PROCEDURE DONE IT WAS A SURE THING THAT SHE WOULD LOSE ALL HER VISION AND HAVE NO LIGHT PERCEPTION IN EITHER EYE . JUDY AND I BOTH FELT THAT IT WAS IMPORTANT THAT WE GO AHEAD AND GET THE PROCEDURE DONE.)) [RUNS:16]
[OUT Q=procedure done.]
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 11:51:11]
[IN Q=I came here]

((JUDY RATCLIFF:I CAME HERE SCARED AND I THOUGHT IT WOULD PROABALY BE ANOTHER REJECT, WITH THE PAIN TAKING ADVIL TWO AND THREE TIMES A DAY, AND GETTING SICK FROM TAKING DIMOX.)) [RUNS:17]
[OUT Q=taking dimox.]
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 12:42:28]
[IN Q=You don't]

((DR. FRANK COTTER/OPHTHALMOLOGIST:YOU DON'T WANT TO HAVE ANYONE ON DIAMOX WHO YOU COULD POSSIBLE GET OFF OF IT AND I'M VERY GRATEFUL THAT SHE'S OFF OF IT AND HOPEFULLY WILL NEVER HAVE TO TAKE THAT MEDICINE AGAIN.)) [RUNS:09]
[OUT Q=again]


And her vision has improved -- before she could only see light and dark, now she sees shapes and movement.
She owes her sight to this--a tube and plate called a barvelt implant.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 12:26:58]
[IN Q=The plate]

((DR. FRANK COTTER/OPHTHALMOLOGIST:THE PLATE IS SITUATED BETWEEN TWO MUSCLES IN THE BACK OF THE EYE AND THE TUBE IS ALLOWED TO ENTER THROUGH THE FRONT OF THE EYE AND SHUNTS FLUID FROM THE FRONT OF THE EYE THROUGH A TUBE TO THE SURFACE OF THE PLATE BEHIND THE EYE AND THEN THE FLUID EGRESSES BEHIND THE EYE AND THE PRESSURE COMES DOWN.)) [RUNS:24]
[OUT Q=comes down.]
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[SOT 11:53:21]
[IN Q=I am now]

((JUDY RATCLIFF:I AM NOW OFF OF MY MEDICINES, I DON'T TAKE THE FEARING DIMOX ANYMORE AND NOW I AM ABLE TO ENJOY A DAY WITHOUT HAVING A HEADACHE.)) [RUNS:11]
[OUT Q=a headache.]
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=HOLD]


With the success of the surgery, the next step to complete the procedure is a corneal transplant.
That surgery is scheduled later this month at Community Hospital.






[2-S-Orange-shooting]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=KHu]
[TAPE#98-18]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]


A man was shot in the back- -more than once- -on Orange Avenue in Roanoke yesterday afternoon.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


As many as half a dozen shots were fired.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 13:51:58]
[IN Q=Basically]

((BASICALLY, KEITH, THERE WAS A NUMBER OF PEOPLE OUT HERE BETWEEN THE HOUSES. WE DON'T KNOW IF THERE WAS AN EXCHANGE OF GUNFIRE OR IF IT WAS ONE-SIDED. AND THE POLICE WERE CALLED IN REFERENCE TO THE SHOTS AND A REPORT OF "A MAN DOWN." WE HAVEN'T BEEN ABLE TO INTERVIEW HIM YET. HE'S IN NO CONDITION TO TALK. ))
[SUPER=01-Neil Tolrud/Roanoke Police Detective]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=to talk.]
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[VO-NAT]


The victim was taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital, but officials there aren't releasing his condition.
Detective Tolrud says the man had been shot with a semi-automatic pistol.
As police were examining the scene, another man showed up at R-M-H with a gunshot wound to the hip.
Omari Shindano Brown LIVES at 1326 Orange Avenue and says he was merely returning fire from a man who pulled up out front of the house and started shooting.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]


Brown says he's seen him before but doesn't know his name.

[Two-Rally]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin']
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#98-12]
[GRAPHIC=Abortion]


Lynchburg authorities are gearing up for a week- long series of anti- abortion rallies that get underway today in the Hill City.
[Double Boxes=Kimberly and Steve/StarLink]


Steve Smallshaw joins us from E.C. Glass High School, where things kick off with a press conference this afternoon. Steve?
[Live=Steve Full/StarLink]
[SUPER=@ssm1;]
[SUPER=06-Lynchburg;]

Kimberly, supporters of Operation Rescue Director Flip Benham will outline their plans for a series of rallies and prayer vigils over the next several days.
It's apparent they plan to make the most of Reverend Benham's jail sentence for trespassing.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT **TAPE ROLLED HERE**]
[IN Q=It has become]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/November 10, 1997;]
[SUPER=01-Keith Tucci/Life Coalition International; :20]
[SUPER=01-Joan MacCallum/Planned Parenthood; :48]
[RUNS=1:03]
[OUT Q=to the disruption.]

(( It has become a tailor- made opportunity to draw attention to the anti- abortion cause.
Reverend Flip Benham's arrest, conviction and jailing on a trespassing charge has ignited a storm of debate never seen before in Lynchburg.
No sooner had he reported to jail when his supporters announced plans for a series of rallies in Lynchburg.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 8:25:48 (2-19 tape)]
[IN Q=These demonstrations]

((KEITH TUCCI/LIFE COALITION INTERNATIONAL: THESE DEMONSTRATIONS WILL BE PEACEFUL, THEY'LL BE POLITE BUT THEY WILL BE VERY OBVIOUS. AND LIKE I SAID, WE'LL USE EVERY VENUE AVAILABLE TO GIVE THE LEADERSHIP IN THIS CITY THE MUCH- NEEDED FIRST AMENDMENT THERAPY THEY NEED.)) [RUNS:16]
[OUT Q=therapy they need.]


Every venue will include the city jail.. Lynchburg circuit court.. City Hall.. and the Planned Parenthood offices on Langhorne Road.
Plans for a counter- demonstration there were discarded at the request of local police.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 3:58:41 (3-11 tape)]
[IN Q=We just want]

((JOAN MACCALLUM/PLANNED PARENTHOOD: WE JUST WANT TO KEEP ON DOING WHAT WE DO, WE DO NOT WANT TO RESPOND TO THEM. THEY ARE, AFTER ALL, COMING FROM OUTSIDE OUR COMMUNITY AND WE DON'T WANT TO CONTRIBUTE ANYTHING TO THE DISRUPTION.)) [RUNS:15]
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Just how much of a disruption it will be is anyone's guess.
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Protesters had hoped for hundreds, if not thousands of people to show up today.. but the Days Inn hotel, where Operation Rescue is getting a group rate, says only ___ rooms were booked as of last night. Kimberly? ((Kimberly question: how will police handle this? is there a potential for a large number of arrests?))

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The "United Autoworkers Union" will now represent salaried workers at the Volvo-G-M plant in Pulaski County.
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It was a somewhat close vote by employees yesterday.
The final tally was 118- in favor of union representation--
96 salaried workers were against it.
Those in favor of the U-A-W say it will provide job security as well as a better shot at raises and benefits.
This was the union's second attempt to represent the workers.
The first attempt was in 1989.
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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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In Salem, police are confirming a man shot and killed his three-year old son. Still, Kelvin Vaughan has only been charged with attempted capital murder for shooting at a police officer.
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A man was shot in the back nearly half a dozen times on Orange Avenue in Roanoke yesterday afternoon.
The victim was taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital, but officials there aren't releasing his condition.
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Anti- abortion activists from around the country are expected to converge on Lynchburg today.
They're coming to protest the jailing of Operation Rescue director Flip Benham.
Benham is serving a six- month jail term for trespassing at E.C. Glass High School last fall.
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(Kimberly reads Time off vo/b)
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It's one of the seven natural wonders of the world, and it's practically next door.
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Natural Bridge is the setting for a spacious hotel that's being renovated in time for the beginning of the prime tourist season.
A wax museum showcases life- like replicas of historical figures, and other well-known celebrities.
And a renovated gift shop serves as an attraction by itself.
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((DAVE PARKER/NATURAL BRIDGE MARKETING DIR.: WE HAVE EVERYTHING FROM A FULL- SERVICE DELI, WHICH IS OVER IN THIS DIRECTION, TO A CANDY COUNTER, TO AN ICE CREAM COUNTER TO VIRGINIA- MADE GIFTS AND ITEMS. BUT TO BE HONEST WITH YOU, IT IS A PLACE TO JUST BE, TO WANDER AND TO BROWSE AND TO JUST LOOK AT ALL THE DIFFERENT PRODUCTS THAT THEY HAVE.))
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If you're looking for a family outing this weekend, be sure to check out a more complete profile of Natural Bridge.

That's coming up tomorrow on News 7 Saturday Morning with Denise Allen...and this guy over here, Andrew Frieden. (------------)