Hampden Sydney decides to remain a school exclusively for Southern
Coming up on NEWS 7 at SIX: The Board vote and what it means for this
PRIVATE all-male college.
And a LIVE report from the ZOO where it's all happening in the BIG CAT
Tonight in sports, Dale Jarrett tunes up for the Winston Million, the Skins
play the cutting game, the Express affirms its relationship with Calgary,
And Vlade Divac finally arrives in Charlotte, now saying he's glad to be out
While the Citadel and V-M-I are devising programs for women, Virginia's
only other all- male college is standing firm.
Hampden-Sydney College's Board of Trustees voted today to remain one of just
three private, all-male schools in the country.
Ellen Qualls has the story.
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SUPER=01-Sarah Barkley/Hampden-Sydney Resident; :09
SUPER=01-Gen. Sam Wilson/Hampden-Sydney President; :22
SUPER=01-William Boinest/Board of Trustees Chairman; :42
SUPER=01-Brian Horne/Junior; :54
SUPER=03-Charleston/August 1995; 1:13
SUPER=01-Phil Culicerto/Head Baseball Coach; 1:18
OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.
(( There's NO rat line here.
No rigorous military challenge.
Single sex education in the rolling foothills near Farmville is more a state
sot TAPE ONE 03:32:01
((SARAH BARKLEY/HAMPDEN-SYDNEY RESIDENT: IT KEEPS THE SINGLE SEX ON THEIR
STUDIES AND NOT THINKING ABOUT RELATIONSHIPS THAT THEY CAN HAVE WITH THE OTHER
Or as college president Sam Wilson puts it "there's an absence of
sot TAPE TWO 06:20;47
((GEN. SAM WILSON/HAMPDEN-SYDNEY PRESIDENT: WE SORT OF HAVE A FIRE IN OUR EYE
AND WE'D LIKE TO SHOW PEOPLE THAT THIS SMALL COLLEGE -- WHICH AS I SAID
THREATENS NOBODY -- REPRESENTS ONE SMALL OPTION FOR A WORLD IN WHICH OPTIONS
ARE GRADUALLY BEING WHITTLED DOWN.))
So the board announced the results of a NOT unanimous, confidential vote:
stay all-male and niche market it aggressively.
sot TAPE TWO 06:12:18
((WILLIAM BOINEST/BOARD OF TRUSTEES CHAIRMAN: THE COLLEGE, IN AN ALL-MALE
ATMOSPHERE, HAS TAUGHT A SENSE OF VALUES THAT I HAVE NOT SEEN IN A
CO-EDUCATIONAL SCHOOL IN MY LIFETIME.))
sot TAPE ONE 03:56:55
((BRIAN HORNE/JUNIOR: I THINK MORE STUDENTS WOULD BE-- IF THEY WANTED AN
ALL-MALE ENVIRONMENT -- WOULD LOOK HERE. CAUSE IT IS ONE OF THE ONLY ONES
College officials say this is NOT the "save the males" mentality that
embarrassed the Citadel when Shannon Faulkner dropped out.
sot TAPE ONE 04:02:07
((PHIL CULICERTO/HEAD BASEBALL COACH: I THINK AS FAR AS KNOWING PEOPLE WHO'VE
BEEN TO HAMPDEN-SYDNEY AND THE TYPE GUY THAT GOES TO A MILITARY SCHOOL -- NO.
I DON'T THINK GUYS WOULD TREAT SOMEBODY LIKE THAT HERE AT ALL. WE'RE PRETTY
MUCH SOUTHERN GENTLEMEN HERE.))
In fact, expect that to show up in a new brochure.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.
Three months after an Amherst County jury failed to decide his fate, Juan
Jose Ochoa (oh-CHO-uh) took matters into his own hands today.
Ochoa avoided a second trial by pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter
for the shooting death of Jesus (HAY-zoos) Mendoza in February.
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The two men had been arguing in an Amherst trailer park when Ochoa shot
Mendoza five times with an AK-47 assault rifle.
It was the town's first murder in nine years.
A jury deadlocked in Ochoa's first trial in May, and neither side was
willing to argue the case again.
IN Q=The old saying
((STARKE MUNDY/PROSECUTOR: THE OLD SAYING IS A BIRD IN THE HAND IS WORTH TWO IN
THE BUSH, AND YOU GOTTA TAKE WHAT YOU GET AND A LOT OF PEOPLE DIDN'T LIKE THE
VICTIM BECAUSE OF HIS PRIOR ACTS OF VIOLENCE.))
((GORDON POINDEXTER/DEFENSE ATTORNEY: JUAN WAS AGREEABLE TO IT, IT WAS A VERY
BAD ORDEAL FOR HIM, THIS TRIAL. I THINK MOST OF YOU WERE AT HIS FIRST TRIAL,
AND IT WAS AN ORDEAL.))
SUPER=01-Starke Mundy/Prosecutor; :00
SUPER=01-Gordon Poindexter/Defense Attorney; :15
OUT Q=it was an ordeal.
Ochoa remains free on bond until he's sentenced in October.
The daughter and grandson of a Martinsville city councilman have been killed
in a traffic accident.
Lisa Dallas Teel and her five-year-old son Donte Dallas died Saturday
afternoon, after the car they were riding in collided with a van on Memorial
Police say the car's driver, 31-year-old Kermit Waller of Martinsville, lost
control on the wet road and slid into oncoming traffic.
The driver of the van, Quincly Valentine, also of Martinsville, was taken to
a hospital in North Carolin.
Police are still investigating the accident and have NOT filed any charges.
Promising economic news for Virginia's largest county.
A new industrial park is in the works for Pittsylvania County.
Teresa Hamilton reports, the project promises to bring hundreds of new jobs
to the area.
IN Q=Members of
SUPER=01-William Pritchett/Pittsylvania Co. Board of Supervisors; :09
SUPER=01-C. Lee Lintecum/Stanley W. Bowles Corp. Pres.; :48
OUT Q=Hamilton, News 7.
(( Members of the Pittsylvania County Economic Development Organization as
well as state and local dignitaries were on hand for the announcement.
((WILLIAM PRITCHETT/PITTSYLVANIA CO. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS:STANLEY W. BOWLES AND
DIVERSIFIED DISTRIBUTION WELCOME TO PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY. ))
OUT Q=Pittsylvania County.
The Stanley W. Bowles Corporation has selected a 250- acre site, near
Blairs, to build an industrial park.
A distribution center, that deals primarily with apparel, will be the first
business to locate there, creating up to 300- new jobs.
Diversified Distribution Incorporated, a company that's affiliated with the
Bowles Corporation, will run the facility.
A variety of reasons were given for locating in Pittsylvania County.
The new Route 29- expressway was at the top of the list.
IN Q=As you
((C. LEE LINTECUM/STANLEY W. BOWLES CORP. PRES.:AS YOU KNOW IN DISTRIBUTION YOU
HAVE A LOT OF TRUCKS AND TRUCKS HAVE TO BE ABLE TO MOVE. THE REACTION OF THE
COMMUNITY, THEY SAID, IF YOU COME HERE AND DEVELOP WE'LL GET YOU THE UTILITIES
YOU NEED TO OPERATE YOUR FACILITY AND THAT'S KEY IN DEVELOPMENT.))
OUT Q=in development.
The Stanley Bowles Corporation will have control of the industrial park.
Company officials lease the property to other businesses-- within the next
five years they expect the park to employ about a thousand people.
They hope to open the distribution center in January. Teresa Hamilton,
HARD MUSIC UNDER
Still to come on our broadcast, residents of a washed out apartment house
learn of more problems,
and we'll tell you why the Mill Mountain Zoo hopes a large corporate donation
will put a few more tigers in their tank.
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More teenagers are saying: "YES" to drugs.
The Department of Health and Human Services has just released two reports--
showing a dramatic increase of teen drug abuse over the last four years.
One survey says drug use is up 78- percent among 12- to 17- year- olds.
Local drug counselors say they're not exactly sure how the numbers compare
in the Roanoke Valley-- but they're seeing an increase, here, too.
IN Q=The only statistics
((DR. PAM MELTON/LICENSED CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST: THE ONLY STATISTICS I GET ARE
FROM THE KIDS, AND WHAT THE KIDS ARE SAYING IS THAT 95- PERCENT OF OTHER KIDS
ARE USING IN SCHOOLS. ))
SUPER=01-Dr. Pam Melton/Licensed Clinical Psychologist;
OUT Q=using in schools
"Changes" specializes in adolescent treatment.
Its director says there have been three times the number of patients this
summer as there usually are this time of year.
IN Q=This summer we have
((BOB LYNN/CHANGES DIRECTOR: THIS SUMMER WE HAVE HAD A VERY HIGH NUMBER OF
PATIENTS ALL THROUGH THE SUMMER, WHICH WE DIDN'T ANTICIPATE. SO, WE CAN
CONCLUDE FROM THAT MORE PEOPLE ARE GOING FOR HELP AND MAYBE THAT MEANS THAT
MORE PEOPLE ARE USING. ))
SUPER=01-Bob Lynn/Changes Director;
OUT Q=people are using
Among the most popular drugs of choice among Roanoke Valley teenagers:
marijuana ranks number one, followed by alcohol, acid, and L-S-D.
A Rocky Mount apartment building continues to get watered down with
Eight families were evacuated from the dwelling on Green Meadow Road after
water and mud seeped into the structure.
Then the town's building inspector condemned it.
That was last week.
Today, a house- moving crew tried to shore- up the building... in the hopes
of making it safe enough for residents to get their personal belongings.
But they hit a stumbling block when they punctured a water main.
Meanwhile, town officials say they're not clear on the future of the
building once the valuables are retrieved.
IN Q=At that
((DON BEARD/ROCKY MOUNT BUILDING INSPECTOR: AT THAT POINT WE'LL DECIDE THE
FUTURE. WHETHER THE BUILDING WILL BE RAZED, OR WHETHER IT CAN BE SAVED TO SOME
SUPER=01-Don Beard/Rocky Mount Building Inspector;
OUT Q=some means
Bill Bratton of A- and- B properties owns the building.
He was there this afternoon, but he would not comment on the condition of
The ex-wife of O. Winston Link still won't say what she did with a load of
pictures stolen from the famous photographer -- and that's not what a judge was
hoping to hear.
In White Plains, New York today, Conchita Link was sentenced to six- to- 20
years in prison for stealing the photographs.
Court officials say she'll spend a minimum of six years behind bars.
The prints are worth nearly two- million dollars.
SUPER=@file; (Over Mr. Link)
Winston Link took the pictures of Norfolk and Western steam locomotives in
the late 19-50s. Some now sell for more than 12-hundred dollars apiece.
Prosecutors say Conchita link stole the pictures around the end of 1991.
Police warn anyone offered Link photographs in a private sale to be wary --
the prints may be stolen property.
When Horace Fralin died, the Real Estate Developer was worth 85- million
Now his heirs are suing the U-S government over estate taxes.
Congress raised the rates on inheritance taxes AFTER Fralin died in 1993,
but Fralin's heirs believe it should not have been retroactive.
The Fralin estate has already paid the tax bill, but the I-R-S rejected a
claim for a refund of 754-thousand dollars.
Haywood Fralin filed suit in federal court last week.
By the way, Horace Fralin's estate gave Virginia Tech more than ONE Million
dollars last year.
On Wall Street today, the federal reserve's decision to leave interest rates
alone helped boost stock prices.
The DOW was UP 21 points to close at 57-hundred-21.
NASDAQ lost six points.
GRAPHIC=Mill Mountain Zoo
Mill Mountain Zoo has some big plans for some big cats. Today the zoo
announced a major fundraising effort to establish a breeding program for
Double Boxes=Keith and Joe/Microwave
Joe Dashiell is at the zoo with more on the project.
(Rollcue: with a national reputation)
IN Q=Ruby the tiger
SUPER=01-Beth Poff/Zoo Director; :16
SUPER=01-John Blandford/Exxon Company; :43
OUT Q=to make it happen.
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(Q&A: When is the breeding program hoping to get started?)
Coming your way tonight in sports, Steve Mason reports on the Roanoke
Express' flaming new affiliation.
Some ares players get cut in the NFL, Vlade arrives in Charlotte
and Dale Jarrett takes over Darlington today as he tunes up for a shot at the
Winston MIllion. We'll hear from him and BIll Elliott tonight in sports.
Dale Jarrett and the rest of the Winston Cup drivers roll in to Bristol later
this week, but you'll have to excuse Dale if his mind is in Darlington.
SUPER=03-Darlington, SC; :00
Jarrett spent today testing the Quality Care Ford in Darlington in
preparation for next week's Southern 500.
A win in that race will give Jarrett, a one million dollar bonus for winning
3 of the season's biggest events.
IN Q="We just have...
((DALE JARRETT/DRIVER - QUALITY CARE FORD:))
SUPER=01-Dale Jarrett/Quality Care Ford Driver; :00
OUT Q=...handle it."
The only other person to win the Winston Million was BIll Elliott at
darlington back in 1985.
Ironically, he was at the track testing as well today. And he likes
Jarrett's chances of pulling off the win.
IN Q="Dale Jarrett...
((BILL ELLIOTT/WON "WINSTON MILLION" IN 1985:))
SUPER=01-Bill Elliott/Won "Winston Million" In 1985; :00
OUT Q=...EXCELLENT SHOT AT IT."
More racing activities at Charlotte today as track President Humpy Wheeler
SUPER=03-Concord, NC; :00
announced as only he can that nearly 2 million dollars will be up for grabs
during the the Speedway's week long October-fest celebration.
Wheeler promises the big purse in the UAW-GM Quality 500 is sure to have
drivers jousting for cash.
The Redskins settled their quarterback situation yesterday and now they have
also released a dozen players as they continue to chop down their roster.
SUPER=03-Frostburg, MD; :00
Center John Gesek, who came from Dallas 2 years ago and has since been
battling injury problems was cut loose today, along with running back Larry
The team's fourth round draft pick in 1995 was waived along with fellow
offensive teammate, wide receiver Tydus Winans.
Head coach Norv Turner also released former UVa defensive lineman Don
Reynolds, who played high school ball at Laurel Park.
The Redskins close out the preseason this Friday night at New England.
And the Jacksonville Jaguars have cut former Friday Football Extra star Chris
It's official. Roanoke announced this morning that the Star City has a new
Calgary is the Express's new partner. And Steve Mason says, these Flames
aren't just blowing smoke when it comes to helping Roanoke.
IN Q=first audio
SUPER=01-Pierre Paiement/Express General Manager; :08
SUPER=01-Nick Polano/Calgary Player Personnel Dir.; :30
SUPER=01-Frank Anzalone/Express Head Coach; :38
SUPER=03-Roanoke/This Past Season; :48
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((The Roanoke Express began it's 4th year this morning by officially
joining forces with the team's second NHL affiliation.
((PIERRE PAIEMENT/EXPRESS GM:))
((NICK POLANO/CALGARY PLAYER PERSONNEL DIRECTOR:))
((FRANK ANZALONE/EXPRESS HEAD COACH:))
With more players coming down from Calgary and Saint John; expect fewer
Express veterans back this season.
Goal scorer Jeff Jablonski is already signed and Frank Anzalone says
there's a good chance Michael Smith will be back.
The Express has extended an offer to Duane Harmer to come back this year,
Roanoke has also contacted Tim Hanley and wants his services for the
ECHL all star Tim Christian is on Anzalone's list as well.
Who will fill Daniel Berthiume's shoes in goal? Matt Deljuidice has
expressed interest in returning, but sources say the netminder's job could go
to Dave Gagnon, who played in the IHL last season.
Training camp opens October 6th at the Roanoke Civic Center for the Express.
About 18 hundred season tickets have already been sold. Steve Mason news 7
The Charlotte Hornets held a "Velcome Vlade" party this afternoon as the team
introduced its newest player.
SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC; :00
Vlade Divac, who originally balked at Leaving Los Angeles for Charlotte, now
says he's had a complete change of heart, and fans shouldn't get the feeling
that he doesn't like the south.
IN Q="That's always...
((VLADE DIVAC/CHARLOTTE HORNETS CENTER:))
SUPER=01-Vlade Divac/Charlotte Hornets Center; :00
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