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[TAPE#from 98-54 9/6/98 and 98-59 31:07]
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In the aftermath of a baby switch at the University of Virginia Medical Center's MORGUE, a Charlottesville mother has hired an attorney.
The incident occurred in March.
Wendy Conley says she didn't find out about the incident until she read about it in a newspaper recently.
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[VO-NAT]


The remains of her child were given to a Roanoke couple whose infant had also passed away.
[super=@file]


The incident was discovered before Mistie Fritz and David Huffman left the hospital.
[SUPER=03-Buena Vista]

Meantime Virginia Attorney General Mark Earley responded to charges that he has a conflict of interest in his investigation into a 3-year-old baby swap case at the same hospital.
At yesterday's Labor Day parade in Buena Vista, Earley defended his statement that U-V-A had taken appropriate action to prevent mix-ups, and he says he does not see any conflict of interest.
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[SOT 10:52:40]
[IN Q=There are a]

((THERE ARE A LOT OF DIFFERENT CASES THAT COME UP ON AN ATTORNEY GENERAL'S WATCH THAT INVOLVE A STATE AGENCY. AND THE MERE FACT THAT IT HAS A HIGH PROFILE, HAS SOME CONTROVERSY, CERTAINLY DOESN'T MEAN THAT THE ATTORNEY GENERAL STEPS ASIDE.))
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[OUT Q=steps aside.]
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[TALENT=Melanie]
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Earley is responding to accusations from an attorney for one of the families involved in the switch.


[7E-Bowers-Goodlatte]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE# 98-61 TC27:45]
[GRAPHIC=Election]


Yesterday's holiday acted as a kickoff for political campaigns in Buena Vista.
For the candidates for the Sixth District Congressional seat, it was a chance to meet the voters.
Keith Humphry reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It's the start]
[SUPER=03-Buena Vista; :00]
[SUPER=01-David Bowers/(D) Congressional Candidate; :41]
[SUPER=@goodlatte; 1:06]
[RUNS=1:45]
[OUT Q=Humphry, News-7]


(( It's the start of the political campaign.
[nat sot-tunes]


The candidates were right out front, leading the marching bands down Magnolia Avenue.
Some on-lookers were just content to watch the sights. [10:14:40] ((WHO DO YOU LIKE FOR CONGRESS? RIGHT AT THIS TIME I'M KIND OF UNDECIDED.)) [RUNS:05]
[10:30:40] ((IT'S GOING TO BE A LITTLE CLOSE. DO YOU THINK BOWERS HAS A CHANCE? HE'S GOT A OUTSIDE CHANCE. THAT'S ABOUT ALL, I'D SAY.)) [RUNS:08]
[10:23:05] ((HE'S A FINE MAN, BUT I'M GOING TO SUPPORT BOB GOODLATTE.)) [RUNS:03]
Roanoke Mayor David Bowers would just like an opportunity to share the stage with the incumbent Congressman... though HE hasn't proposed it.
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[SOT 9:54:10]
[IN Q=I purposefully]

((I PURPOSEFULLY, STRATEGICALLY, HAVE NOT ASKED BOB GOODLATTE FOR A DEBATE. HAVE YOU NOTICED THAT? I'VE NOT CHALLENGED HIM. SO I WANT THAT TO BE, FIRST OF ALL, CLEAR. Why is that? I FIGURED EARLY ON THAT YOU WOULD ASK HIM TO DEBATE.)) [RUNS16]
[OUT Q=]


W-D-B-J DID propose a televised debate this Fall, the Goodlatte camp declined... agreeing only to a separate half-hour appearance withOUT Bowers.
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[SOT 9:58:45]
[IN Q=]

((WE WILL DEFINITELY BE DEBATING, ONCE THE CONGRESS ADJOURNS IN OCTOBER. WE ARE WORKING RIGHT NOW TO SET THOSE UP. You have no reluctance to meet on an equal platform with Mr. Bowers? OH, NONE WHATSOEVER. WE WILL HAVE A DEBATE.)) [RUNS:13]
[OUT Q=]


They've arranged a debate at Turner-Ashby High School on a Thursday afternoon in October.
There are no plans for a televised debate.
The candidates typically congregate at Glen Maury Park after the parade.
Bowers went straight to another appearance in Covington, instead, leaving the Reverand Carl Tinsley to speak on his behalf. [12:06:05] ((HE WOULD DO A MARVELOUS JOB FOR YOU IN CONGRESS.)) [RUNS:02]))
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Taking a look now at your Tuesday forecast..
Expect clouds to clear out by this afternoon, giving way to partly sunny skies.
Highs will range from the mid-70's to about 80 degrees.
Overnight, clear skies stick around with some light winds.
Look for lows to be in the low- to mid-50's.
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[7BIRTHDAYS!] 9/9/98
Wednesday:

[SUPER=130-3/Ashlee Eames/Rocky Mount]*



[SUPER=130-3/Kristin Garman/Salem]*



[SUPER=130-11/Ladonna Poff//]*


Anniversary:

[SUPER=130-50th/Robert & Violet James//]*


No Picure:
[SUPER=130-21st/Ryland & Velda Guthrie/Nathalie]*


More Birthdays:

[SUPER=130-20/Tara Ivins/Cloverdale]*



[super=130-40/James Mullins/Buchanan]*



[SUPER=130-4/Ashleigh Burdett/Salem]*



[SUPER=130-8/Kara Rock/New Castle]*


No Pictures:

[super=131-//Joyce Hott/Roanoke]*



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[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#NET-A; from 98-46 TC59:22]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A judge decides whether a respected Covington businman will be extradited to West Virginia.
[ss=Bombing]


That's where Carroll Eugene Humphries is charged with conspiracy to committ murder in connection with a 22-year-old bombing.
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[SUPER=03-Rupert, WV; :00]


Residents of Rupert, West Virginia still remember the blast that killed Billy Ray Abshire...
A package bomb sitting on his car exploded, near the Rupert Oil Company.
Four months later, Carroll Eugene Humphries married his widow, Kitty.
Police now say the couple hired two men to place that bomb... All four are charged with conspiracy to commit murder.

[SUPER=03-Covington;]


Humphries lived on a farm outside the city limits, he and Kitty divorced several years ago.
She has waived extradition, she is already in a West Virginia jail, held without bond.
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[45GOODLATTE]


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[WRITER=MEL]
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[GRAPHIC=Washington;]


Congressional leaders are meeting this week to discuss how they're going to handle Ken Starr's much-anticipated report on President Clinton and Monica Lewinsky.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Buena Vista;]

[FROM TAPE 98-61]
It's expected to go to Congress in the coming weeks.
Representative Bob Goodlatte made a campaign stop in Buena Vista yesterday and had this to say about the investigation and possible impeachment proceedings.
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[SOT FIELD TAPE 18:08:00-Buena Vista]
[IN Q=THIS IS A SERIOUS]

((THIS IS A SERIOUS MATTER. THE CONSEQUENCES, NO MATTER THE OUTCOME, FOR THE COUNTRY ARE VERY VERY SERIOUS. IT'S NOT A HAPPY SITUATION FOR ANYBODY INVOLVED.))
[SUPER=01-Rep. Bob Goodlatte/(R) Virginia]
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[OUT Q=for anybody involved.]
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Goodlatte was in Buena Vista for a political event, also attended by his Democratic challenger, Roanoke Mayor David Bowers.
An October debate is scheduled at Turner-Ashby High School.
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[45E-Learning-Academy]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=98-58 TC29:42]
[GRAPHIC=Education]


A new school year means a few changes at Roanoke's Noel C- Taylor Learning Academy.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


The most obvious is school uniforms.
Also new this year, computer-assisted instruction via the Internet.
Half of the students' classes are now taught this way.
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[SOT 10:03:35 ]
[IN Q=The instruction]

((RAY WILLIAMS/PRINCIPAL: THE INSTRUCTION HAS BEEN GEARED TOWARD THE STATE S.O.L.'S, ALIGNED WITH THE S.O.L.'S, SO IT SHOULD INCREASE THEIR KNOWLEDGE IN ANY GIVEN AREA.))
[SUPER=01-Ray Williams/Principal;]
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[OUT Q=ANY GIVEN AREA]
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[VO-NAT]


Another new policy is the method used to admit students to the learning academy.
Williams says they have to apply, and must have a referral from their home school.
Students are also required to sign contracts, outlining their goals.
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[45E-Roanoke-ballet]


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Some top international performers will join the the Roanoke Ballet Theater this fall.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


For example, a principal ballet dancer from Mongolia is part of the company this year.
He and his partner are rehearsing for a November show called "Suite Movements."
A similar event was staged last year.
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[SOT 20:34:42]
[IN Q=It's turned]

((JENEFER DAVIES/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: IT'S TURNED INTO VERY MUCH OF AN ELEGANT EVENING. FAMILIES COME OUT ALL DRESSED UP IN THEIR FINERY AND THEY WATCH OUR HIGH-QUALITY DANCE, OUR GUEST ARTISTS AND OUR COMPANY. AND THEN AT INTERMISSION THEY HAVE THE HOTEL'S INCREDIBLE DESSERT MENU AND COFFEES AND THEY HAVE A REALLY NICE TIME.))
[SUPER=01-Jenefer Davies/Executive Director;]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=really nice time]
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[VO-NAT]


A choreographer from the Cunningham School of Dance in New York, as well as other guest artists, will lead parts of the performance.
The curtain rises on November 7th at the Hotel Roanoke.
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Taking a look now at your Tuesday forecast..
Clouds clear out by this afternoon, giving way to partly sunny skies.
Highs in the mid-70's to about 80.
Overnight, clear skies stick light winds.
Lows in the low- to mid-50's.
The extended forecast...
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A Covington businessman could be extradited to West Virginia after a judge's ruling today.
[ss=Bombing]


That's where Carroll Eugene Humphries is charged with conspiracy to committ murder in connection with a 22-year-old bombing.
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[vo-nat]
[SUPER=03-Rupert, WV; :00]


Residents of Rupert, West Virginia still remember the blast that killed Billy Ray Abshire...
A package bomb sitting on his car exploded, near the Rupert Oil Company.
Four months later, Carroll Eugene Humphries married his widow, Kitty.
Police now say the couple hired two men to place that bomb... All four are charged with conspiracy to commit murder.

[SUPER=03-Covington;]


Humphries lived on a farm outside the city limits, he and Kitty divorced several years ago.
She has waived extradition, she is already in a West Virginia jail, held without bond.
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[8E-Earley]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#from 98-54 9/6/98 and 98-59 31:07]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A Charlottesville mother involved in another baby switch at the University of Virginia Medical Center has hired an attorney.
The incident involved two dead babies in March.
Wendy Conley says she didn't find out about it until she read about it in a newspaper recently.
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[VO-NAT]


The remains of her child were given to a Roanoke couple whose infant had also passed away.
[super=@file]


The incident was discovered before Mistie Fritz and David Huffman left the hospital.
[SUPER=03-Buena Vista]

Meantime Virginia Attorney General Mark Earley responded to charges that he has a conflict of interest in his investigation into a 3-year-old baby swap case at the same hospital.
At yesterday's Labor Day parade in Buena Vista, Earley defended his statement that U-V-A had taken appropriate action to prevent mix-ups, and he says he does not see any conflict of interest.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 10:52:40]
[IN Q=There are a]

((THERE ARE A LOT OF DIFFERENT CASES THAT COME UP ON AN ATTORNEY GENERAL'S WATCH THAT INVOLVE A STATE AGENCY. AND THE MERE FACT THAT IT HAS A HIGH PROFILE, HAS SOME CONTROVERSY, CERTAINLY DOESN'T MEAN THAT THE ATTORNEY GENERAL STEPS ASIDE.))
[SUPER=@earley]
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[OUT Q=steps aside.]
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[TALENT=Melanie]
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Earley is responding to accusations from an attorney for one of the families involved in the switch.


[8VA-Transplant]


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A new study shows a Virginia organ bank has one of the lowest transplant rates in the country.
Less than 38 transplants were performed for every one thousand deaths in 19-96 and 97 at the Midlothian- based Virginia Organ Procurement Agency.
In contrast, the highest transplant rate was found at the University of Wisconsin, where donors and recipients were matched 146 times for every one thousand deaths.
The agency serves western and central Virginia.

[8E-McGwire-React]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=cutins]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=98-51 TC1:33:54]
[GRAPHIC=Mark McGwire]


He's kept the sporting world in suspense for months, and this morning, the waiting is over. St. Louis slugger Mark McGwire earned a spot next to Roger Maris in the record books yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[Super=03-St. Louis, MO;]


The St. Louis Cardinal hit his 61st homerun this season- tying Maris' record and surpassing Babe Ruth's-
People around the nation and here in Roanoke had their eyes on the TV.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=16:36:57]

((OH I WAS THRILLED. SINCE IT WAS ON A HOLIDAY I THOUGHT IT WAS GREAT. )) [IN 16:33:34] ((IT'S GREAT, ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL. HE'S PLAYING IN ST. LOUS. THAT'S THE BASEBALL CITY OF THE NATION.))
[SUPER=01-Faye Allen/Baseball Fan; 00-03 quick!!]
[Super=01-Jeff Newcomer/St. Louis Fan; 04]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=CITY OF THE NATION.]
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[VO-NAT]
[Super=03-Roanoke;]


While the 61st homer brought excitement at Hooters restaurant many fans are still anxiously awaiting HOMERUN number 62.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 16:35:37 ]
[IN Q=]

(( I WAS HOPING HE WAS GONNA GET IT ON THE LAST ONE BUT HE GOT OUT. HE'LL GET IT NEXT TIME.))
[SUPER=01-Michael Dunnaville/Baseball Fan; quick!]
[RUNS=04]
[OUT Q=nEXT TIME.]
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[VO-NAT]


Of Course Sammy Sosa's right behind Mark McGwire with 58 homers. Both are up at bat today when the Cardinals once again meet the Cubs in St. Louis.
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Taking a look now at your Tuesday forecast..
Clouds clear out by this afternoon, giving way to partly sunny skies.
Highs in the mid-70's to about 80.
Overnight, clear skies stick light winds.
Lows in the low- to mid-50's.
The extended forecast...
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