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The final round in the case against Rick Hawkins.

That sparring match is the top story on NEWS 7 tonight.
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And the railroad offers a piece of its own internal communications network for sale.
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In sports, the basketball world loses a legend, Wilt Chamberlain is found dead at his home today, racing legend Bobby Allison talks about Dale Jarrett's championship run,
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and The Hokies look to squeeze the Orange after last years last second loss.
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Abundant sunshine today pushed readings into the upper 60s. Temperatures tomorrow will be about the same, but clouds will be on the increase. [open]
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((IF I'D REALLY BEEN DOING SOMETHING WRONG, THEY WOULD HAVE STUCK IT TO ME, I GUARANTEE YOU.))
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Still defiantly insisting he's done nothing wrong, Boxing Promoter Rick Hawkins answers embezzlement charges in court.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]

Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry.

[Hawkins]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Hawkins was the Executive Director of Roanoke's Youth Boxing Association- -until the program ran out of money in the Spring of '98.
Hawkins acknowledged money was missing, but he has always insisted he did everything he could to keep kids boxing- -even to the point of funneling his own money into the program.
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The prosecutor says Hawkins let legitimate expenses go unpaid, while MAKING payments never intended for Community Block Grant funds.
He wrote checks to himself on occasion.
Hawkins says he had personally spent $12,000 on travel.
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((WE WENT ON 15 TOURNAMENTS. I MEAN THAT'S A LOT AND THAT'S EXPENSIVE. MOST OF THAT MONEY CAME OUT OF MY POCKET.))
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Once the auditors were called in, Hawkins paid back some of the money. He was indicted when the payments stopped.


Hawkins had been filing monthly reports, showing utilities and other routine expenses were being paid when they weren't.
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((THE CHECKS IN SOME CASES WERE STILL STAPLED INTO THE CHECKBOOKS AND HAD NEVER BEEN NEGOTIATED. SO WE COULD PROVE THAT MR. HAWKINS HAD LIED, AND THAT THE MONEY HADN'T GONE WHERE HE SAID IT WENT. WE JUST COULDN'T PROVE WHERE IT HAD IN FACT GONE.))
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[OUT Q=in fact gone.]


A couple of days after his indictment last year, Hawkins met the media at Victory Stadium, promising he'd go the "full 15 rounds," that he'd never "throw in the towel."
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((IT'S BEEN HARD ON ME. IT'S BEEN TWO YEARS OF FIGHTING. I TOLD YOU I WAS GOING TO FIGHT 15 ROUNDS. AND AS FAR AS I'M CONCERNED THIS FIGHT'S NOT OVER WITH.))
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[OUT Q=not over with.]


Nonetheless Hawkins went to court ready to make a deal, rather than face a jury.
He was allowed to plead "no contest" to a lesser offense.
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((ON YOUR PLEA OF "NO CONTEST," THE COURT NOW FINDS YOU GUILTY OF INTERFERING WITH THE PROPERTY RIGHTS OF ANOTHER, AS CHARGED IN THE AMENDED INDICTMENT.))
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Hawkins avoids going to jail as long as he pays restitution, plus court costs- -a total of about six-thousand dollars... over the next three years.
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[Gray]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Getting caught the first time didn't stop a Botetourt County man.
He hired a hitman from JAIL to kill his lover's husband.
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Thomas Gray is already serving three years in jail for plotting to kill James Martin.
Gray was in love with Martin's wife, Dorothea.
In court, today, he said he used a pay phone in the jail to hire a hitman to complete the crime.
That hitman turned out to be the sheriff. That scotched the plan.
Now Gray may have to serve up to five years behind bars.
Dorothea Martin must spend ten years in prison for her part in the conspiracy.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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A woman from Vinton also got five years in a murder for hire case today.
But Peggy Hanna will only have to serve half of that sentence.
The hit man she hired to do away with her husband of 12 years also turned out to be an undercover cop.
She'd been having an affair with a younger man.
Hanna will be on probation for five years and have to get counseling.
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[County-Supers]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=99-37 59:27]
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Roanoke County Supervisors offered provided more details today .. on their offer to build a new South County High School.
School Board members still aren't biting, but they have agreed to another meeting.
[Double Boxes=Keith & Joe/Microwave]


Joe Dashiell is at the county's Administration Center tonight, where this discussion and debate occupied much of the afternoon.
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[Rubatex]


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Rubatex workers are now battling their company on two fronts.
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Picketers at Bedford's biggest employer moved part of their job action to Roanoke County.
That's where Rubatex has its corporate offices.
Workers have been striking for more than a month.
Last week Rubatex took out a restraining order ... banning workers from blocking public roads and dropping sharp objects on the ground.
Rubatex says production is still strong, with replacement workers doing the job.
The company began busing those workers to Bedford ... saying otherwise, their safety may be at risk.

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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=tte]
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The owner of a Smith Mountain Lake water park has snatched up a historic home next door.
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[SUPER=03-Franklin Co./June; (QUICK!!)]

The Holland Duncan House is about to go on the state and national registers of historic places. Craig Caron, who opened Waterworld amid great controversy last summer, paid 515-thousand-dollars for the house and 27 acres.
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Community members had hoped to turn the house into a library or community center but the sellers said that was never part of their plans.

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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Some trick or treaters will head out a night early this year. We'll tell you where just ahead on News 7 at 6.
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It's a new way for Norfolk Southern to make money.
Using its tracks and a communications system that has been around for years ...
The railroad's going into a new line of business:
Carrying other businesses' loads of data.
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Scott Goldberg is in Roanoke tonight with more on the railroad going into the communications business.
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Keith ...
Norfolk Southern has more than 21-thousand miles of track linking cities across the eastern United States.
That gives it lots of room to lay fiber-optic cable ... linking businesses into a communications network.
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The railroad that calls itself the Thoroughbred of Transportation now wants to help your business race information across the eastern half of the country.
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((RHONDA BROOM/NORFOLK SOUTHERN: IT'S A TREMENDOUS OPPORTUNITY FOR US.)) [RUNS02]
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It's an opportunity, says spokeswoman Rhonda Broom, for the railroad to market 21-thousand-600-miles of track ... and 400 microwave towers ... to telecommunications companies;
Giving those companies a chance to buy a ride on the railroad's information network.
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((RHONDA BROOM: THE PEOPLE WHO WOULD WANT TO USE THIS SERVICE ARE LONG-DISTANCE PROVIDERS, CELL PHONE COMPANIES .. CABLE T-V PROVIDERS...)) [RUNS10]
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Basically, any company looking to send voice, data or cable transmissions.
N-S has used the network internally for 20 years...
And now, with growing competition in the telecom industry, sees a chance to haul in what it calls "substantial" revenue.
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((RHONDA: IT'S THERE, IT'S JUST A CONTINUATION OF TH ASSETS WE ALREADY HAVE. SO IF THAT'S GOING INTO THE NEW MILLENNIUM, WE LIKE TO THINK WE'RE RIGHT THERE WITH IT.)) [RUNS10]
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Norfolk Southern is spinning off a new subsididary to market this network...
It's called "Thoroughbred Technology and Telecommunications" -- or "T-cubed" as the railroad likes to say.
So far T-cubed has spoken with prospective customers ... but the railroad won't say how close it is to signing any deals.
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Keith. [Passenger-Rail]


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Some local officials have their OWN plans for those Norfolk Southern tracks.. they'd like to use them to bring passenger rail service back to central and southwest Virginia.
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It's been twenty years since the last passenger train rolled through Roanoke, but a meeting in Farmville today could change all that.
Community representatives from Bristol to Richmond discussed how to create a state- funded passenger rail service.
It could come down to a battle over transportation dollars in the General Assembly.
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((DEL. MITCH VAN YAHRES/D- CHARLOTTESVILLE: THE NORTHERN VIRGINIA AND TIDEWATER PEOPLE NEED VOTES FROM OTHER PARTS OF THE STATE AS WELL, SO I THINK IF THEY GET TOGETHER I THINK MAYBE THERE COULD BE A GENUINE COOPERATION BETWEEN THE TWO AREAS FOR TWO DIFFERENT KINDS OF TRANSPORTATION NEEDS.))
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[OUT Q=of transportation needs.]
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Van Yahres (YARE-eez) says passenger trains could help ease congestion along the I-81 corridor.
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Two Halifax County hog farmers are suing their Board of Supervisors for 10-million dollars.
It's actually their second suit. The first states the county has no right to stop expansion of their hog farms.


Now, they're seeking 10-million dollars in damages to make up for the loss of income.
The lawsuits come after Supervisors voted to limit the size of hog farms.


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Stocks took a beating today, mostly over concerns surrounding higher interest rates. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE ]
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The Dow fell 231 points, more than two per cent. NASDAQ fell 43 and a half from yesterday's record high.
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President Clinton will visit the George Washington National Forest tomorrow to announce a plan to preserve large sections of wild forest land.
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National forest land fits into a variety of different categories.
Some areas support heavy recreational traffic, while others have no access roads and are currently undeveloped.


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((KEN LANDGRAFF/U.S. FOREST SERVICE; ROADLESS AREAS ARE RELATIVELY REMOTE AREAS ON THE FOREST, USUALLY ABOUT 500 ACRES OR BIGGER IN SIZE, AND THESE AREAS, WE NEED TO EVALUATE AND SEE IF ANY OF THEM MIGHT BE RECOMMENDED AS WILDERNESS AREAS OR THEY SHOULD BE MANAGED TO CONTINUE TO BE REMOTE.))
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Forestry Officials don't know the specifics of the Presidents plan yet.
The new policy is reportedly designed to protect tens of millions of wild forest land acres from development and environmentally destructive activities.
That could potentially affect several tracts of US Forest land in Southwest Virginia.
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[VDOT-Indictments]


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A grand jury just outside Richmond has indicted a V-DOT employee and a private contractor .. for the summer sewage spill that's already cost the state highway commissioner his job.
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Felony indictments in Goochland County charge the men with failing to follow a sewage lagoon closure plan.
The private contractor's also accused of knowingly discharging sewage into state waters, and then failing to report it -- both felonies.
The incident and another environmental mishap cost V-DOT commmissioner David Gehr (GEAR) his job in August.
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[Halloween]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=None]
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Some Trick-or-Treaters will get to don their costumes a night EARLY this year.
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[TAKE FULL SCREEN BOARD]
With Halloween falling on a Sunday, several localities plan to celebrate on Saturday, October 30th.
Those includes Martinsville and Henry County, as well as Pittsylvania, Giles, Bath, and Carroll counties.
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[ANCHOR=KEITH]
[SS=HOLD]


While a few other areas are still undecided... most, including the ROANOKE VALLEY will celebrate Halloween on its traditional date, October 31st.

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Virginia Tech talks about avenging last season's last second loss to Syracuse, tech basketball coach Ricky Stokes sizes up his team,
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and Dale Jarrett is the focus of our chat with racing legend Bobby Allison, who was in Rocky Mount yesterday.
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We start today's sports with a breaking story out of Los Angeles.
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[SUPER=04-File Tape;]

The Lakers are reporting basketball Hall of Famer Wilt Chamberlin has died at the age of 63 The circumstances behind his death are not known at this time, but police are on the scene at the basketball star's home.
Wilt Chamberlin was the 1960 Rookie of the Year and a four time league M-V-P.
We'll have more tonight on News 7 at 11.
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[S-Tech]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-54]
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The Virginia Tech Hokies face their stiffest test of the season this Saturday night when Syracuse comes to town. Mike Stevens says beating the Orangemen and a wicked homecoming jinx are both priorities this Saturday.
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((Take your pick - Miami of Ohio in 1997 or the Temple Owls in 98. Two supposedly easy homecoming games that ended in disasters. ((JIMMY KIBBLE/VA. TECH PUNTER:))
But those homecoming heartbreaks were nothing compared loosing to "The Cuse" on the final play of the game last season in the Carrier Dome. ((FRANK BEAMER/VA. TECH HEAD COACH:)) ((MIKE STEVENS:)) ((FRANK BEAMER:))
Beamer also has been encouraging Michael Vick to pace himself. But after winning Big East offensive player of the week honors for the second straight week that may not be possible. ((MICHAEL VICK:))
The game kicks off just after six and it is a complete sellout. In Blacksburg Mike Stevens News 7 sports.))

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[ANCHOR=Steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-50 36:14]
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The Roanoke Valley Sports club welcomed Virginia Tech men's basketball coach Ricky Stokes to their monthly meeting. Stokes spoke on a number of topics, including how his team looks for the season.
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[IN Q="well]
[SUPER=01-Ricky Stokes/Virginia Tech Basketball Coach; :00]

((RICKY STOKES/VIRGINIA TECH BASKETBALL COACH:))
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[OUT Q=...to friday night"]
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[S-Express]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-51 42:51]
[GRAPHIC=Express]


Roanoke Express head coach Scott Gordon announced his team's final roster about an hour ago.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]

To reach the 20 man roster, Gordon was forced to cut just one player today, forward Phil Telechota. There are 11 players back from last years team.
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[IN Q=the guys]
[SUPER=01-Scott Gordon/Express Head Coach; :00]

((SCOTT GORDON/EXPRESS HEAD COACH:))
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[OUT Q=to this year"]
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[S-Allison]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-48 54:56]
[GRAPHIC=talladega]


Winston Cup drivers roll into Talladega Sunday for the Winston 500.
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Racing legend Bobby Allison was in Rocky Mount yesterday helping Whitey Taylor.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rocky Mount; :00]


The former Winston Cup champ was aiding Taylor's campaign for the house of delegates.
[SUPER=03-Martinsville/October Third;]


Allison also talked about another kind of race, the one for a Winston Cup Championship. Bobby, whose son Davey died before they could complete the father-son championship run, is pulling for Dale Jarrett and father Ned to accomplish that very feat.
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((BOBBY ALLISON/FORMER WINSTON CUP CHAMPION:))
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Some motor scooters owners may have to learn some new rules of the road.
[Double Boxes=Keith & Jean/Newsroom]


Jean Jadhon will have that story on News 7 at 11.
[Live=Jean full/Newsroom]
[SUPER=@Jean1;]


Keith, Lynchburg city officials say the growing use of scooters is leading to more accidents.
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[VO-NAT]


So there's a proposal to regulate their use and driver conduct in the Hill City.
Lynchburg's City Council takes up the matter tonight, and we will report on what action, if any, is taken
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[Double Boxes=Keith & Jean/Newsroom]

on News 7 at 11.



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