[7Plane-Crash]

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Two men from Buchanan walked away with just scratches after their plane crashed near New London last night.
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This single- engine Cessna 182 was en route from Roanoke to the New London airport for routine maintenance when it had problems landing at about 9:30.
The pilot.. Richard William Stehr (stare).. told police he was making a second approach when a tailwind apparently pushed the plane off the runway.
The propeller then hit the ground and the plane flipped over.
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((SGT. BOBBY RATLIFF/VA STATE POLICE: APPARENTLY THERE WAS SOME STRANGE WINDS UP HERE TONIGHT. I'M NOT SURE WHAT WAS GOING ON, BUT WE'VE HAD SOME SURROUNDING STORMS BUT NO RAIN IN THIS AREA AS FAR AS I KNOW, APPARENTLY THE WINDS WERE A FACTOR IN WHAT HAPPENED HERE TONIGHT.))
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[OUT Q=happened here tonight.]
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The pilot and his passenger.. John Mark Surprenant walked away from the crash.
The plane was towed from the site and F-A-A officials will be on scene today to probe the crash.
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[7Franklin-Fatal]


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A Franklin County accident claimed the life of one man last night.
It happened on Snow Creek Road just after eleven o-clock.
State police say Melvin T. Woods Junior drove off the side of the road.
His pick-up truck then hit a fence and flipped several times.
Woods was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene.

[7S-VMI]


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Not long after V-M-I Regimental Commander Jerry Webb got kicked out of school last month- -the Institute privately notified Federal Judge Jackson Kiser.
Also last month a local newspaper published details of Webb's dismissal.
But it wasn't until the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported it Saturday that it became BIG news.
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(( Webb was drummed out for using his leadership position in the cadet corps to coerce three female cadets into some sexual activity.
It was just days before commencement exercises at V-M-I, Webb was stripped of his position as Honor Court Vice President and he was sent packing.
The Rockbridge Advocate reported a month ago that "Webb allegedly used his perceived powers as an assistant prosecutor to get the women to 'certify' that they would keep quiet...."
Certification is a point of honor at V-M-I, and to violate the honor code is a dismissable offense.
The newspaper indicates Institute investigators got the women to talk by waiving that "certification," convincing them they would not be disciplined.))
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V-M-I Spokesman Mike Strickler says a "confidential memo" went to Judge Kiser in late May, with a copy to the U-S Justice Department, outlining the incident.
Judge Kiser did not put the memo in the public file. And he declined to make it public yesterday.

[7Bedrosian-Pay]


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A Roanoke County judge says Al Bedrosian doesn't have to pay 47-hundred dollars to his former campaign manager.
The judge ruled yesterday that unsuccessful House of Delegates candidate doens't have to use personal funds to pay Greg McMahon.
McMahon said he left Bedrosian's campaign in September 1997 after spending months trying to settle differences between the candidate and the state G-O-P.
The party eventually pulled financial support from the campaign.

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Taking a look at you Tueasday forecast... look for partly cloudy skies with possible storms late in the day. High sill be in the low 90's. There is a chance ofscattered showers and areas of fog tonight with lows in the upper 60's. Tomorrow calls for scattered showers and storms with highs in the low to mid 70's. Skies will begin clearting by night, but beware of patchy fog in areas. Lows will dip into the low to mid 60's.

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[7BIRTHDAYS] 6/30/99
Wednesday:

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[SUPER=130-8/Chris Martin/Riner]


Anniversary:
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[SUPER=130-2/Joseph Al-Rawashdeh/Roanoke]



[SUPER=130-73/Walter Henry/Roanoke]



[SUPER=130-30/Robin Mullins/Snow Creek]


No Pictures:

[SUPER=131-74/John Smith/Elliston]



[SUPER=131-/LaVern Moran/Rocky Mount]


Anniversary:
[SUPER=131-/Kevin & Susan Doyle/Snow Creek]



[SUPER=131-/Jr. & Mildred Law/Snow Creek]


Anniversary:
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[45E-Domestic-Violence]


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Domestic Violence gets a knocked down by Danville Police.

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Police Chief Neal Morris and his officers will advise arguing families to work out their problems with third party mediators.
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((JENNIFER SMITH/COMMUNITY MEDIATION CENTER DIRECTOR: WE'RE THE ONLY MEDIATION CENTER, AT LEAST IN THE STATE OF VIRGINIA, THAT IS DOING THIS. WE EXPECT THAT IT'LL PROBABLY CATCH ON. ))
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Police hope that counseling will help prevent deadly confrontations like this one two months ago.
Sharon Robertson was arrested for the shooting death of her husband.
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((NEAL MORRIS/DANVILLE POLICE CHIEF: I HOPE THAT THEY WILL HAVE ENOUGH FEELINGS ABOUT THEIR SPOUSE, ALTHOUGH THEY MAY BE MAD AT THE TIME, THAT THEY'LL TRY TO TAKE A LITTLE TIME AND EFFORT TO TRY TO RESOLVE THESE PROBLEMS. I THINK THEY'LL BE PRETTY RECEPTIVE TO IT.))
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Officers will begin handing out cards with the mediation center's phone number July first.


[45E-Asthma]


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Some patients at Lewis Gale Clinic are being treated without going to the hospital.

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The Asthma Care Management Initiative allows patients to answer a list of questions on a computer-
It then tabulates the major source of the problem for the doctor.
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((DR. THOMAS FAME/ALLERGY & ASTHMA: WILL THIS WORK? THIS IS A GREAT IDEA, COMPUTERS ARE SUPPOSE TO SOLVE ALL PROBLEMS, BUT WILL THIS BE...NEXT STEP IN TREATING PATIENTS, IS USING THIS OUTCOME TYPE OF INFORMATION.))
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The Allergy Department at Lewis-Gale Clinic is the only facility currently using this computer technology for asthma and allergies.
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[45E-Postal-Workers]


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Postal workers in Salem want to stop delivering bad news...

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They work at the Remote Encoding Center.
And they're worried they're going to lose their jobs.
Remote encoding centers are the places where postal workers use computers to put bar codes on letters.
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But computers are getting smarter and will soon be able to do the work themselves...
Nine of the postal service's 55 centers are going to close.
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((ROBERT BROWN: IF THEY'RE CONSOLIDATING, THE ROANOKE VALLEY IS A GOOD PLACE WITH A GREAT ECONOMY. THE ECONOMY WILL SUFFER IF 300-TOP-QUALITY JOBS LEAVE THE VALLEY.))
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The Salem office employs 170-people whose part-time jobs pay more than 11 dollars an hour.
About a hundred workers are full-time.
The Postal Service said right now there are no plans to close the Salem facility.
But one day, computers will do virtually all of the work.
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[45Franklin-Fatal]


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A fatal accident claimed the life of a Franklin County man last night.
It happened on Snow Creek Road just after eleven o-clock.
State police say Melvin T. Woods Junior drove off the side of the road.
His pick-up truck then hit a fence and flipped several times.
Woods was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene.

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Taking a break to check your Tuesday forecast... Partly cloudy skies will cover the region today with a possibility of late day storms. Highs will be in the lower 90's. Chance of showers tonight with areas of fog to look out for and lows in the upper 60's. Tomorrow, look for the possibility of scattered showers and highs dropping to the mid 80's. Skies will be clearing by night , but still be aware of areas of fog and lows in the low 60's.
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[8Bedford-Super]


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Race relations in Bedford County took a step forward in Bedford County last night as supervisors discussed expanding the Social Services Board, and quickly tabled a proposal to request exemption from the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Eric Earnhart has details.
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[8E-Lane]


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A Lynchburg man has struck out yesterday as he was convicted of manslaughter.
Steve Smallshaw has the story.
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(( Hobbled by age, blind in one eye, 67- year- old Ray Lane Junior tried to convince a Lynchburg jury he acted in self defense when he stabbed to death his roommate last winter.
Both Lane and 40- year- old Michael Lessard had been drinking heavily that day when an argument broke out.
After Lessard slapped Lane in the face several times, Lane grabbed an eight- inch knife and stabbed Lessard once in the abdomen.
He says he was in fear for his life.. the jury disagreed.
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((JOHN WHEELOCK/DEFENSE ATTORNEY: CERTAINLY WE WERE DISAPPOINTED THAT THEY DID NOT DECIDE IT WAS SELF DEFENSE.. ESPECIALLY WHEN THE DECEDENT HAD THE REPUTATION THAT HE DID HAVE.)) [RUNS 09]
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Because Ray Lane had more than two previous convictions for violent crimes, this was his third and final strike.
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((TOM MCKENNA/PROSECUTOR: HERE WE HAD AN INDIVIDUAL.. .. GOOD EFFECT IN THIS CASE.)) [RUNS 15]
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Sentencing will take place in August.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))

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Looking now at your Tuesday forecast, skies will be partly cloudy with a chance of showers highs in the low 90's. Foggy tonight with lows in the upper 60's. On tap for Wednesday, scattered showers and storms with highs in the mid 80's and low in the low 60's.
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