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He was the 51st Virginia inmate to be executed in modern times.
Last night, Dennis Wayne Eaton was put to death for a killing spree nine years ago that left four dead- including a state trooper.
Ellen Qualls reports.
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[7E-County-School]


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In Roanoke County, a conflict between the School Board and the Board of Supervisors has stopped all school construction projects.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]


That is until the School Board lives up to a list of demands by the Supervisors.
The Supervisors are creating a committee to oversee the spending to ensure tax money is not wasted.
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((WILLIAM IRVIN/CHARIMAN-SCHOOL BOARD: WE CERTAINLY WANT TO GET THE PROJECTS DONE. WE THOUGHT THAT THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DID BUT IT SEEMS THAT THERE ARE OBSTACLES THAT WE HAVE TO OVERCOME.))
[SUPER=01-William Irvin/School Board Chairman]
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[OUT Q= we have to overcome]
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The two boards are still at odds over the make up off the committee.
The School Board will present a preliminary budget to the Supervisors next week.
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Taking a look now at your Friday forecast..
Another hot day, but this time with a chance for some afternoon storms.
Highs will be in the mid- to upper-80's under variably cloudy skies.
Tonight, some clouds remain, with temperatures cooling off a little. Lows dropping off to around 70, with light winds.
The extended forecast..
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[7BIRTHDAYS!] 6/20/98
Saturday:

[SUPER=130-/Amy Owens/Christiansburg]



[SUPER=130-6/Mickey Hudson/Roanoke]



[SUPER=130-29/Terry Hastings/Chatham]



[SUPER=130-1/David Blades/Roanoke]


No Pictures:
Anniversary:
[SUPER=131-/Carol & Shiree Ashby/Snow Creek]



[SUPER=131-/Nicholas Smith/Snow Creek]



[SUPER=131-/Jonathan Poff/Roanoke]



[SUPER=131-29/Tina Hayden/Brooklyn NY]



[SUPER=131-/Lois Ayers/Lexington]


Anniversary:
[SUPER=131-29th/David & Lois Hall/Martinsville]

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[SUPER=19-Melanie/Moon;][45E-Amtrak-Crash]



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A South Boston man died when his tractor trailer was hit by an Amtrak passenger train in North Carolina.
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The accident ripped the truck apart, throwing 39-year old John Allen Wilkerson from the cab.
Ten people on board the train en route to New York were injured.
Officials are investigating the crash.
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[45E-Tobacco-React]


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Two days after Senate Republicans killed the multi-billion dollar tobacco bill House Republicans are promised their own version of a bill to curb teen smoking.
Many Virginians are keeping a close eye on the tobacco debate.
Scott Goldberg has reaction from the Commonwealth.
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[SUPER=01-Briggs Andrews/American Cancer Society;:31]
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(( [kids smoking from 596-31]
It started as a bill that would stop kids from smoking.
But it lost its focus.
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((C.D. BRYANT/TOBACCO FARMER: IT'S BECOME SO OVERLY WEIGHTED WITH THINGS THAT DON'T EVEN ADDRESS YOUTH SMOKING. AND I THINK THAT'S THE PROBLEM. THEY'VE GOTTEN AWAY FROM A CENTRAL FOCUSED ISSUE HERE.)) [RUNS11]
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Even though there were provisions to keep farmers from going bankrupt, C.D. Bryant said [cigarette factory video] the bill forced the tobacco industry to pay billions of dollars and get nothing in return.
Health advocates said even if the bill had faults, it could've done a lot to stop smoking.
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((BRIGGS ANDREWS/AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY:YOU HAD SOME STRONG SUPPORT IN THE SENATE FOR US AND YOU HAD A LOT OF SUPPORT FROM THE AMERICAN PEOPLE, SO I THINK WE MISSED A OPPORTUNITY TO PUSH THAT ON THROUGH.)) [RUNS13]
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Virginia Senator John Warner predicted another tobacco bill will get introduced this fall.
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((SEN. JOHN WARNER: AND I HOPE By THAT TIME WE CAN RECONCILE OUR DIFFERENCES AND RECOGNIZE THAT THE GOAL WAS REDUCTION OF THE USE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS BY THE YOUNG PEOPLE.)) [RUNS13]
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But for now, big tobacco is breathing a sigh of relief.

Scott Goldberg, News-7.))[45S-Bowman]


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In Botetourt County, a man sparking the blaze the heavily damaged the Hotel Botetourt but claims he was mentally ill at the time.
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31-year-old Dwayne Bowman pleaded guilty to arson yesterday.
He was living in the historic Hotel, when it was a home for disabled adults.
[SUPER=04-August 23, 1997;]


Bowman says he saw an image of his stepfather calling him no good, and he was angry at his counselor, so he lit his bedroom curtains on fire with a cigarette lighter.
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((DWAYNE BOWMAN/DEFENDANT: I DID HELP THE SECOND FLOOR TO GET OUT OF THEIR ROOMS BECAUSE LIBBY SAID, WHAT THE HELL ARE YOU DOING BOY? ARE YOU CRAZY? AND I SAID, I GUESS I AM. BUT I SAID, LIBBY, WE AIN'T GOT TIME TO TALK. LIBBY WE GOT TO GO.))
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No one was hurt in the fire.
Bowman will undergo a psychiatric evaluation and be sentenced on September 10th.
Meanwhile the town of Buchanan is trying to restore the 19th century hotel into a home for the elderly.
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Taking a moment now to check the Friday forecast--
Variably Cloudy today, with scattered showers or thunderstorms.
Highs in the upper 80s.
Partly cloudy overnight, as lows cool to near 70.
The extended forecast is rather hot through Father's Day weekend, with some scattered showers and thunderstorms possible.
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Convicted multiple murderer Dennis Wayne Eaton was executed last night, becoming Virginia's 51st inmate to be put to death in modern times.
Eaton killed four people nearly decade ago-- one of his victims, a state trooper.
Ellen Qualls has the story.
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[8E-County-School]


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There won't be any sounds of hammers or saws at Roanoke county schools--
All construction projects are on hold because of a conflict between the school board and the board of supervisors.

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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]


That is until the School Board lives up to a list of demands by the Supervisors.
The Supervisors are creating a committee to oversee the spending to ensure tax money is not wasted.
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[IN Q= we certainly]

((WILLIAM IRVIN/CHARIMAN-SCHOOL BOARD: WE CERTAINLY WANT TO GET THE PROJECTS DONE. WE THOUGHT THAT THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DID BUT IT SEEMS THAT THERE ARE OBSTACLES THAT WE HAVE TO OVERCOME.))
[SUPER=01-William Irvin/School Board Chairman]
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The two boards are still at odds over the make up off the committee.
The School Board will present a preliminary budget to the Supervisors next week.
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Before we finish up this morning, here's another look at the forecast.
Variably cloudy today, with scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Highs in the upper 80s.
Partly cloudy tonight, with lows around 70.
And the extended outlook is sunny and hot for tomorrow, with some scattered showers possible on Father's Day.

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