[Justin-Hines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=KHu]
[TAPE#98-47 TC 20:09]
[GRAPHIC=Dennis Eaton]


Unless Governor Gilmore steps in to stop it, Dennis Wayne Eaton will be put to death tonight for a killing spree that ended in Salem nine years ago and claimed the life of a state trooper among four victims.
The trooper's son will be there to witness the execution.
Keith Humphry talked with Justin Hines late yesterday.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Like his Mother]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Justin Hines/Trooper's Son;]
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co./February, 1989;]
[SUPER=@keith2;]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=Humphry, NEWS 7.]



(( Like his Mother- -who's also going to be a witness tonight- -Justin Hines can't really explain why he needs to be there.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((NO MATTER WHAT HAPPENS IT'S GOING TO LEAVE AN EVERLASTING IMPRESSION. I CAN'T HONESTLY TELL YOU WHETHER IT'S GOING TO MAKE ME FEEL BETTER OR WORSE. You might regret it. I VERY WELL MAY. ))
[SUPER=]

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[OUT Q=]


In an interview the day after his father's funeral, Justin said he would like to be able to sit down with the killer and learn exactly what happened.
Hines pursued it, but Dennis Eaton denied killing Justin's Dad.
It seems Eaton will go to his death insisting his girlfriend did it.
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[SOT 10:30:24]
[IN Q=I'm not going to]
[SUPER=]

[RUNS :10]
[OUT Q=Jerry Hines.]



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[SOT 15:01:174]
[IN Q=]

((I THINK I PROBABLY WOULD HAVE GOT CLOSURE OUT OF HIM TELLING ME THE TRUTH AND GIVING ME THE WHOLE STORY, DETAIL BY DETAIL. ))
[SUPER=]

[RUNS :09]
[OUT Q=]


But Hines doesn't believe Eaton's tale, so he cancelled the interview.
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[SOT 3:16:52]
[IN Q=As a teenager]

((AS A TEENAGER I REMEMBER MY PARENTS SAYING, "MOMMY AND DADDY AREN'T ALWAYS GOING TO BE AROUND FOR EVER, SO YOU NEED TO START DOING THINGS FOR YOURSELF." THEN, KINDA, BOOM, FEBRUARY 21, 1989 THAT FOREVER WAS HERE. )) [RUNS :14]
[OUT Q=forever was here.]


This 26- year Emergency Services Technician is a survivor.
He believes we all have the ability to recover from tragedy.
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[SOT 13:19:15 -ems tech]
[IN Q=I think most]

((I THINK MOST PEOPLE ARE GOING TO HAVE SOME TYPE OF CATASTROPHIC EVENT OF SOME TYPE OF TRAUMATIC EVENT IN THEIR LIFETIME. YOU KEEP ON GOING. YOU JUST DON'T LAY DOWN AND GIVE UP. )) [RUNS :11]
[OUT Q=and give up.]


When this is over Justin, his wife, Debbie and their miniature Doberman will go home to Charleston, South Carolina... where life goes on.

Keith Humphry NEWS 7))[Bowman]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=net-T]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


The man charged with setting fire to the Historic Hotel Botetourt pleaded guilty to arson this morning.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Fincastle/February 18]


31-year-old Dwayne Bowman says he was hearing voices and couldn't sleep the night of the fire.
[SUPER=03-Buchanan/August 23, 1997]


He says he set his curtains on fire with a cigarette lighter, but had no idea the building would burn down.
Some 30 residents of the home for adults were safely evacuated.
But the building was a total loss.
Bowman will be sent to a psychiatric hospital for evaluation. He'll be sentenced in September.
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[Nat'l-tobacco]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-Q]
[GRAPHIC=Tobacco Under Fire]


Democrats in the Senate are trying to revive the tobacco bill.
They've tacked it on as an amendment to the first bill that was introduced today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Capitol Hill;]


After four weeks of debate Senate Republicans killed the measure yesterday calling it a budget buster.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]

(( SEN. JOHN MCCAIN// R-AZ: "I BELIEVE THE STRONGEST -- RESULT OF OUR INACTION." ))
[SUPER=01-Sen. John McCain/(R) Arizona;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=result of our inaction.]
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[VO-NAT]


Democrats say they'll try to resurrect the bill.
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[SOT]

[4:06:24]
[IN Q=]

(( EDWARD KENNEDY//D-MA:"THERE'S NO WHO DONE ITAND THE REPUBLICANS." ))
[SUPER=01-Sen. Edward Kennedy/(D) Massachusetts;]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=and the Republicans.]
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[VO-NAT]


But the Republicans say the bill essentially killed itself.
The say numerous amendments bloated it beyond its original focus -- to curb teen smoking.
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[Robb]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=net-O]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]


Virginia's U.S. Senators were among those who helped kill the tobacco legislation.
Chuck Robb said lawmakers lost their focus, adding too many amendments instead of concentrating on reducing teen smoking.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I think if you]

(())
[SUPER=@Robb;]
[RUNS=:25]
[OUT Q=along those lines.]
[anchor=Melanie]
[ss=hold]


Robb says he believes it's still possible to craft a tobacco settlement before Congress adjourns for the year.






[E-School-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#598-28 8:25]
[GRAPHIC=School Shooting]


The Richmond teacher wounded in a high school shooting Monday can't say whether police have arrested the student who pulled the trigger.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


Greg Carter says he only remembers seeing two students fighting over a gun before he was shot.
But he DOES have some ideas on improving school safety.
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[SOT 07:23]
[IN Q=We cannot]

((GREG CARTER/SHOOTING VICTIM: WE CANNOT ALLOW ANYBODY AND EVERYBODY TO COME TO OUR SCHOOLS AT WILL. WE CANNOT DO THAT. I FEEL LIKE IF A KID IS IN TROUBLE AND YOU TRY TO HELP HIM, DON'T LET HIM IN. NO MATTER WHAT.))
[SUPER=01-Greg Carter/Shooting Victim;]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=No matter what.]
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[VO-NAT]


School officials say they caught the shooting on a security camera and have turned it over to police.
14-year old Quinshawn Booker was charged.
Governor Jim Gilmore used Armstrong as a backdrop yesterday to appoint a new 35 member commission to study school crime.
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[SOT tape one ]
[IN Q=It's far]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: IT'S FAR TOO EARLY TO COME OUT WITH ANY SUGGESTIONS...MILITARY COMPLEXES OR PRISONS.))
[SUPER=@Gilmore;]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=or prisons.]
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[VO-NAT]


Greg Carter says he'd like to be on the Governor's commission-- since he plans to return to "working in the trenches" in the fall.
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[montreal-crash]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-S]
[GRAPHIC=Plane Crash Commercial (4065)]


A small commuter plane has crashed in Montreal killing 11 people.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Montreal, Canada;]


The plane crash landed at Mirabel Airport.
Officials say it had just taken off from another nearby airport when the crew reported smoke in the cockpit.
The dead iclude two crew members and nine passengers.
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[WIPE/WIPE/WIPE][TRAIN-AX]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=NOON]
[WRITER=MEL]
[TAPE#net-R]
[GRAPHIC=WIPE/WIPE/WIPE]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Portage, Indiana;]


In Indiana, three people on board a Chicago-bound commuter train were killed this morning when the train hit a tractor-trailor at a railroad crossing.
The train was reportedly going 75 miles an hour when it hit the rear of the truck.
The truck driver was not injured.
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[Woodward]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-u]
[GRAPHIC=Louise Woodward]


The British newspapers used to be supporters of Louise Woodward -- but not anymore.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


The front-page headline in the tabloid Mirror today refers to her as a ''First Class Child Killer'' -- a reference to her first-class seat on the flight home.
[SUPER=03-Manchester, England;]

[10:07:51]
Woodward stepped on British soil today for the first time in more than two years.
At a news conference she maintained her innocence.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Like I've said]

[10:07:51] (( LOUISE WOODWARD: Like I've said.. I've had nothing to do with his death. I did not hurt baby Matthew.. I did not kill baby Matthew. ))
[SUPER=01-Louise Woodward/Convicted Au Pair;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=I did not KILL baby Matthew,]
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[VO-NAT]


The 20 year old also said she was not trying to profit from the baby's death.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Contrary to]

(( WOODWARD: CONTRARY TO ANY RUMORS.. I HAVE NOT SOLD MY STORY. I WILL BE INTERVIEWED BY THE BBC AND RECEIVE NO PAYMENT. ))
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=and receive no payment.]
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[VO-NAT]


Woodward would not comment about the wrongful death civil suit filed against her by Matthew Eappen's parents.
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[Mental-HEalth-Reform]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=none]


2 years ago, Gloria Huntley died in a Virginia mental hospital.
The 31-year-old mildly retarded woman was bound to a bed, spread-eagle, with heavy leather straps.
Today Governor Gilmore's administration is promising to reform Virginia's mental health system.
The State Department of Rights of Virginians with disabilities found that Huntley's death in Central State Hospital was inhumane, and released a scathing report on the state's mental health facilities.





[E-Lake-Water]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=98-39 1:04:52]
[GRAPHIC=smith mountain lake]


No safety problems with Smith Mountain Lake water even though raw sewage spilled into the Roanoke River recently.


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]


The Department of Environmental Quality and Ferrum College have tested the water and found relatively low levels of fecal (fee-kul) chloroform.
To make sure the water stays clean -- some marinas require boat owners to seal their septic tanks, so they cannot be emptied into the lake.
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[SOT 13:11:35]
[IN Q=We've made]

((TOM MAYNARD/SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE BOAT ASSOC.: WE'VE MADE SOME GOOD PROGRESS. IT WILL TAKE A WHILE BEFORE IT'S IN EFFECT FOR ALL MARINAS, ALL BOATS. WE'RE TALKING ABOUT SEVERAL THOUSAND BOATS. THE REALITY IS MORE THAN ANYTHING ELSE, IT'S A COMMUNICATION FACTOR.))
[SUPER=01-Tom Maynard/Smith Mountain Lake Boat Assoc.;]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=a communication factor]
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[VO-NAT]


Maynard says the word will eventually spread -- that dumping anything into the lake is against the law.
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[E-Log-Cabin]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=98-32 14:40]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The owner of a historic home in Roanoke says something must be done to the condemned house -- even if it means tearing it down.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


The city has condemned this log cabin as a safety hazard.
Historians say it's two centuries old -- a rare specimen with long beams, original fireplaces, and two stories.
But demolition has begun -- the outdoor kitchen is already gone.
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[SOT 9:44:20]
[IN Q=Structurally something]

((STRUCTURALLY SOMETHING NEEDS TO BE DONE WITH IT. IF I'M NOT GOING TO DO IT, IF SOMEONE ELSE ISN'T GOING TO DO IT, THIS IS THE BEST THAT COULD HAPPEN TO IT. WE CAN'T KEEP IT LOCKED UP. WE CAN'T KEEP IT BOARDED UP. WE'VE GOT VAGRANTS IN IT. IT'S BEEN SET ON FIRE BY KIDS. IT'S A DANGEROUS PIECE OF PROPERTY TO LEAVE STANDING.))
[SUPER=01-Charlene Dean/Cabin Owner;]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=TO LEAVE STANDING]
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[VO-NAT]


Ten years ago, the Department of Historic Resources said this building was not worth preserving.
Back then clapboard siding covered the logs.
The city says the house must be dismantled by July second.
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[RICHARDSON-HOLBROOKE]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#net-j]
[GRAPHIC=None]


President Clinton has appointed some familiar faces to top level positions.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC;]


This morning in a Rose Garden ceremony Mr. Clinton named Bill Richardson, the U-S ambassador to the U-N, as his new Energy Secretary.
Mr. Clinton called him a Vigorous advocate of the U-S role around the world.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]

[11:10:58] (( WHEN I THINK OF BILL RICHARDSON IT REALLY IS ENERGY THAT COMES TO MIND BUT THAT'S NOT THE ONLY REASON I'M APPOINTING HIM TO DO THIS JOB.))
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=TO DO THIS JOB.]
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[VO-NAT]


Replacing Richardson at the U-N is Richard Holbrooke, the architect of the Bosnia peace accords.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]

[11:11:18] ((HIS REMARKABLE DIPLOMACY IN BOSNI AND AT THE TALKS IN DAYTON. THE FORCE OF HIS DETERMINATION SECURED PEACE AND HOPE AND SAVED LIVES. ))
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=AND SAVED LIVES.]
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[VO-NAT]


Richardson replaces Federico Pena who resigned in April.
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[S-Daleville-Townhouses]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=98-48 TC 15:18]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Residents of Daleville will soon have the option of living in townhouses.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;]


The Botetourt Board of Supervisors approved plans for 22 townhouses behind the Sterling Green Business Park off Route 220.
Neighbors had complained the complex would create noise and traffic -- lowering their property values.
So the developers agreed to build fewer townhouses and offer them for sale, not rent.
Realtors say there IS a market in Botetourt for apartments and townhouses, especially because future employees of the Greenfield Industrial Park will need someplace to live.
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[S-Motorcycle-Cops]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#98-38 TC 56:37]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Blacksburg has some new 2-wheeled additions to its police force --
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]


The town recently purchased two Kawasaki motorcycles.
Police Chief Bill Brown says the units will come in handy handling traffic accidents-- especially during Tech football games.
The motorcycles will also make it easier to catch folks speeding down Blacksburg's narrow streets-- since it's easier to hide a motorcycle than a patrol car.
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[40:30:03]
[SOT]
[IN Q=What we]

((CHIEF BILL BROWN/BLACKSBURG POLICE DEPT.:WHAT WE WANT PEOPLE TO REALIZE IS THAT WE'RE SEEKING COMPLIANCE, IT'S NOT HOW MANY TICKETS WE CAN WRITE, IF WE CAN INSTILL IN PEOPLE'S MINDS THAT THERE MAY BE A POLICEMAN BEHIND THAT HEDGE WITH A MOTORCYCLE AND RADAR GUN AND IT WOULD CAUSE THEM TO SLOW DOWN. ))
[SUPER=01-Bill Brown/Blacksburg Police Chief; :00]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=slow down.]
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[VO-NAT]


Four police officers have been assigned to the motorcycle patrol-- based on their number of years with the department and experience riding motorcycles.
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[Soccer]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-6]
[GRAPHIC=SOCCER]


To France- where World Cup action continued yesterday.
It was Chile and Austria battling to a one-one tie
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Monpelier, France/Univision; :00]


while Italy shutout Cameroon 3-to-nothing.
While the players are fun to watch, it's even more exciting to listen to the announcer.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=BITE]
[SUPER=01-]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=...GOOAAAALLLLLLLL!]
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