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Coming up-
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The candidates and money- their views- plus a new MTV poll on young voters.
Plus what does it take to start a new high tech business?
The answers are right here in Roanoke.
And a train that goes 150 miles an hour- it's the latest in passenger service-
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 is next.

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[VO-NAT]


Three weeks before election day both candidates are talking money.
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[Gore]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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In 19 days, voters will go to the polls- Which candidate will be better for the economy and for your wallet?
Al Gore says he's the leader- while George W. Bush claims he's the man.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=203-New York, NY;]


Gore today attacked Bush's plan to give young voters control over part of their retirement savings.
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[SOT 20:19:56]
[IN Q=]

((SOUNDS PRETTY GOOD DOESN'T IT.. THE PROBLEM IS GOVERNOR BUSH... HAS PROMISED THE SAME MONEY TO SENIORS FOR THEIR CURRENT BENEGITS.)) [BUTT TO 20:20:11] ((GEORGE W. BUSH: A TRUE LEADER DOES NOT TRY TO PIT GRANDPARETNS AGAINST GRANDCHILDREN.))
[SUPER=201-Al Gore/(D) Presidential Candidate; 00]
[super=201-George W. Bush/(R) Presidential Candidate; 09 quick!]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=against grandchildren.]
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[VO-NAT]


Meanwhile Gore says Democrats should take credit for putting the nations economic house in order.
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[SOT 15:00:07]
[IN Q=]

((AL GORE/D- PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATEA: WILL WE SEIZE THIS MOMENT TO EXTEND THE PROSPERITY AND SHARE IT WIDELY OR WILL WE JUST LAVISH IT ON THOSE WHO NEED IT LEAST AND THREATEN OUR ECONOMIC GAIN?))
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=our economic gain?]
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[VO-NAT]


Gore claims the Republican plan favors the wealthy-
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[Bush]


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[WRITER=jja]
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George W. begs to differ- saying Gore doesn't trust Americans to spend their own money.
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[vo-nat]
[Super=203-Frasier, MI;]


Bush says the government doesn't deserve any credit for the country's prosperity.
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[SOT 15:05:34]
[IN Q=]

((GEORGE W. BUSH/R- PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: SOME POLITICIANS WANT TO TAKE CREDIT FOR THE NEW ECONOMY, BUT I DON'T SEE THE GOVERNMENT STARTING NEW COMPANIES, WRITING NEW SOFTWARE, INVESTING NEW TECHNOLOGY OPENING NEW FACTORIES. I ALWAYS THOUGHT THAT WAS DONE WELL... BY... THE PEOPLE WHO DID THEM.))
[SUPER=201-George W. Bush/(R) Presidential Candidate;]
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[OUT Q=who did them. applause.]



[Technology-Conference]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=00-34 TC1:11:59]
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The good economy was on the minds of entrepreneurs and investors at the Hotel Roanoke today.
More then 250 men and women involved in the high tech field are in town for a two day conference.
[DOUBLE BOXES= Jean and Kate/Microwave;]


Kate Weidaw is at the Hotel Roanoke tonight. Kate is this just for business owners?
[LIVE= Kate/FULL]
[SUPER=@Kate1]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke]


This conference is a chance for business owners and those looking to start up their own businesses to network and figure out who's who in the business world.
There have also been workshops on how to solicit investments and access capital.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Neu web]
[SUPER=01-David Salvaggio/Nueweb.com Founder; :13]
[SUPER=01-Mark Frantz/Venture Capital Professional; :33]
[SUPER=01-Lou Dobbs/Internet Entrepreneur; :49]
[SUPER=01-Scott Laemmie/Hirestrategy.com; 1:02]
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[OUT Q=in being successful.]

((Neu web dot com has found a niche in the internet market. Three years ago 23 year old David Salvaggio of Blacksburg dropped out of college to begin a virtual reality business.

[SOT 17:25:33]
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((DAVID SALVAGGIO:WE PUT TOGETHER A VERY EXTENSIVE BUSINESS PLAN AND BEGAN SHOPPING AROUND WITH LOCAL INVESTORS.))
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With the backing from investors his company now makes six figures and has grown from 4 employees to 25. It's those investors that came to the Hotel Roanoke to hear plans from entrepreneurs and to find the next niche in the market.

[SOT 21:12:51]
[INQ=]

((MARK FRANTZ/VENTURE CAPITAL PROFESSIONAL: YOU NEED TO PUT TOGETHER A VERY GOOD BUSINESS PLAN THAT'S BUILT AROUND A FUNDAMENTAL IDEA AND HAS A STRONG TEAM, NOBODY'S EXPECTING YOU TO BE BILL GATES AND BE THE WORLD'S BEST CEO.))
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[RUNS9]
Former CNN Moneyline anchor Lou Dobbs says there's one sure way to know if your idea is a winner.

[SOT 17:23:23]
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((LOU DOBBS: IF YOU CAN ATTRACT THE INVESTMENT OF OTHERS THEN YOU PROBABLY HAVE A FIGHTING CHANCE TO MAKE YOUR DREAM A REALITY.))
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[RUNS8]
But there are financial risks, especially if you want to join a start up internet company.

[SOT 21:18:40]
[INQ=]

((SCOTT LAEMMIE/HIRESTRATEGY.COM: I THINK IT'S IMPORTANT TO UNDERSTAND THE BUSINESS MODEL MAKE SURE IT'S GOING TO BE PROFITABLE AT SOME POINT AND WORK WITH A TEAM YOU STAND BEHIND AND HAVE CONFIDENCE IN BEING SUCCESSFUL.))
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[RUNS10]))
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[LIVE= Kate FULL/Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke;]


Some other tips to remember when starting a business is to research the market place, know who the competitors are, and the trends in the market.
[DOUBLE BOXES= Jean and Kate/Microwave;]


Tomorrow the conference will wrap up with 20 presentations from CEO's about their companies start and success.

[Memorial-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[TAPE#=00-42 TC18:18]
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A head-on accident in Roanoke sent two people to the hospital this evening.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Around 5-30, a delivery truck and a car collided on Memorial Avenue.
Authorities say both drivers were injured and taken to Roanoke Memorial hospital.
No word on how serious those injuries are.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Jacey in Weather Center

[WX1] [11:00pm] [10/19/2000] [MCU]WEATHER OFFICE [WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAP TOMORROW FORECAST [Toss back to anchor]

[Bongmart]


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[WRITER=khu]
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A federal jury in Roanoke convicted an Arizona businessman for providing the laughing gas that led to the death of a Virginia Tech student last year.
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[V/O-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Larry Tieman (Tee-mun) ran a head shop near the University of Arizona in Tempe.
In addition to T-shirts and water pipes, he sold nitrous oxide.
While it is used as a propellant in whipped cream canisters, the gas is also widely abused as a drug.
Fairfax native Andrew McCoy bought some through (Tee-mun's) Tieman's web site, Bongmart- dot-com.
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[SOT 5:08:25]
[IN Q=I think it's]

((I THINK IT'S ABSOLUTELY NAIVE- -IF NOT CRIMINAL- -TO DO WHAT HE WAS DOING. THE JURY HAS DECIDED IT WAS CRIMINAL.))
[SUPER=01-Dave McCoy/Victim's Father]
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[OUT Q=it was criminal.]
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[V/O-NAT]
Tieman told the jury he didn't intend for McCoy- -or any of his customers- -to inhale the nitrous oxide.
The judge tonight said he considered Tieman no different than any other drug dealer.
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[Yates]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
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A man who admits killing 13 people will not face the death penalty for the crimes.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Spokane, WA]


Robert Yates pleaded guilty today to 13 murders and one attempted murder in Washington state.
By accepting a plea bargain, Yates will not face execution in Spokane.
He could still face the death penalty in two Tacoma-area killings.
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[MTV-Polls]


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If you turn on the TV chances are you'll see the presidential candidates-
But it appears many young people may not be watching those stations- or paying attention.
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[pinnacle page 1011]
MTV Research shows 25 percent of voters between 18 and 24 could not name both presidential candidates without help. [Reveal pinnacle 1012]
70 percent could not identify the vice presidential candidates.
According to research the young people say it's because they're confident in the country's economy-
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They also don't feel connected to the issues dominating the campaign such as Medicare, Social Security and prescription drugs.

[NRA]


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[WRITER=jmi]
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Gun control is one thing that brings poeple to the polls. N-R-A President Charlton Heston came to Roanoke today stomping for Republican votes.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=203-Roanoke]


Heston gave his official endorsement of Republican Senatorial candidate George Allen.
Heston also unloaded on Al Gore.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Al Gore's denials]

((CHARLTON HESTON: AL GORE'S DENIALS AND EVASION, IN SPITE OF HIS CLAIMS THAT HE INVENTED SMOKELESS POWDER AND WROTE THE SECOND AMENDMENT.... CROWD CHEERS.))
[SUPER=201-Charlton Heston/NRA President]
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[OUT Q=crowd cheers.]
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[VO-NAT]


While N-R-A money is important to the election, one member of the Million Mom March says "mommy votes" are important too.
That why she's an advocate of gun control.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=When there's a child]

((CODE SIZEMORE: WHEN THERE IS A CHILD IN THE HOUSE, AN ACCIDENT CAN HAPPEN SO QUICKLY IF THERE IS A GUN IN THE HOUSE. UNTIL THEY ARE OLD ENOUGH TO BE RESPONSIBLE, I DON'T WANT THEM TO BE EXPOSED TO GUNS.))
[SUPER=201-Code Sizemore/Gun Control Supporter]
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[VO-NAT]


The Million Mom March Foundation is now the largest gun control lobby.
As for NRA numbers, the group expects to have 5 million members by election day.
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[Right-Work]


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[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=00-32 TC1:39:31]
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While the National Rifle Association was in Roanoke taking aim at Chuck Robb, so was the National Right To Work Committee.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=For years,]

((FOR YEARS, SENATOR CHARLES ROBB HAS BEEN TRYING TO FOOL VIRGINIANS INTO THINKING HE SUPPORTS OUR CHERISHED RIGHT TO WORK LAW. BUT AS SOON AS HE GETS BACK ON CAPITOL HILL, HE JOINS TED KENNEDY AND AL GORE FIGHTING FOR MORE FORCED UNIONISM AND MORE POWER FOR THE UNION BOSSES.))
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[OUT Q=for the union bosses.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=203-Roanoke]


The group unveiled a television spot it plans to run in the final days of the campaign.
The ad questions the senator's support for the state's Right to Work Law.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=He has consistently]

((BARRY KELLEY: HE HAS CONSISTENTLY SAID THAT HE SUPPORTS VIRGINIA'S RIGHT TO WORK LAW, HOWEVER HIS RECORD SPEAKS FOR ITSELF AND THAT IS THAT HE HAS NO INTENTION OF SUPPORTING RIGHT TO WORK, AND HAS TAKEN EVERY OPPORTUNITY TO INFRINGE ON VIRGINIANS' RIGHT TO WORK.))
[SUPER=201-Barry Kelley/Nat. Right To Work Comm.]
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[OUT Q=right to work.]
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Today, a Robb spokesman said the Senator has never done anything to undermine the state's right to work law, and never will.
He said Robb voted against the national law because he believes each state should be able to decide for itself.


Also today, the incumbent senator picked up the endorsement of the Washington Post.


[Allen-Robb]


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So what do candidates think about special interest groups pouring money into their campaigns?
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=203-Salem]


At a meeting today in Salem, George Allen said he's pleased movie stars like Charlton Heston are getting involved.

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[SOT]
[IN Q=I'm glad to see there are some]

((GEORGE ALLEN: I'M GLAD TO SEE THERE ARE SOME PEOPLE WHO SHARE MY VIEWS ON A VARIETY OF ISSUES WHO ARE GETTING INVOLVED.))
[SUPER=201-Geroge Allen/(R) U. S. Senate Candidate]
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[OUT Q=getting involved.]
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[VO-NAT]


Meanwhile in Richmond, Allen's opponent Chuck Rob didn't agree.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I hope that]

((CHUCK ROBB: I HOPE THAT YOU'LL FOCUS ON SOME OF THE QUESTIONS NOT JUST THE FACT THAT THE IS AN APPEALING MOVIE STAR. HE'S COMING IN AND INJECTING HIMSELF INTO A RACE AND WE OUGHT TO DISCUSS ISSUES LIKE THIS.))
[SUPER=201-Chuck Robb/(D) U. S. Senate Candidate]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=into the race.]
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[VO-NAT]


With three weeks left until the elections, the N-R-A says they'll keep their campaign ads strong.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
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A high-speed chase ends in Wythe County with a shooting suspect in custody.
Details are still ahead on News 7.
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[VO-NAT]


And the U-S-S Cole investigation continues,
Hear from the general who decided to send the U-S ship into Yemen.
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[Sports-Preview]


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[SOT]
[IN Q="Hey sports...]
[RUNS=:21]
[OUT Q=.....in sports."]

((Hey sports fans another big night of sports on the Big 7. Northside and Blacksburg squared off in a big Blue Ridge District basketball game the Virginia Cavaliers will wait until game time to name their starting quarterback the Hokies travel to Syracuse to take on the Orangemen at the Carrier Dome and we'll preview week nine of Friday Football Extra.
All that and more coming up in sports.))
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[Cole]


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[WRITER=jja]
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The U-S-S Cole is a one billion dollar warship- so today some are asking why it ended up a sitting duck?
The Cole was in a port known to harbor terrorists- when it was attacked.
As David Martin reports, today the man who decided to bring the Cole into port- spoke to Senators. David Martin has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Gen. Anthony Zinni/Former Middle East Commander; :04]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Pat Roberts/Armed Services Committee; :32]
[SUPER=01-David Martin/Reporting; 1:12]
[RUNS=1:25]
[OUT Q=The pentagon.]

((ZINNI: THE REFUELING OF THAT SHIP IN ADEN WAS MY DECISION AND I WANT TO BE CLEAR. I PASS THAT BUCK ON TO NOBODY. NOW RETIRED, GENERAL ANTHONY ZINNI TOLD CONGRESS TODAY THAT ALTHOUGH YEMEM IS A HIGH RISK COUNTRY KNOWN AS A TRANSIT POINT FOR TERRORISTS, ADEN WAS CONSIDERED SAFER THAN A LOT OF OTHER PORTS. ZINNI: THE THREAT CONDITIONS IN ADEN, THE SPECIFIC THREAT CONDITIONS WERE ACTUALLY BETTER THAN WE HAD ELSEWHERE. BUT ONE SENATOR SAID HE HAD SEEN INTELLIGENCE REPORTS THAT SHOULD HAVE CAUSED OFFICIALS TO THINK TWICE ABOUT SENDING SHIPS INTO ADEN. ROBERTS: THERE ARE SEVERAL RED FLAGS, AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER, THAT I THINK WOULD HAVE CAUSED ANYBODY TO TAKE NOTICE. ONE RED FLAG WAS OSAMA BIN LADEN AND HIS LIEUTENANTS CALLING FOR ATTACKS AGAINST THE U.S. AND SPECIFICALLY MENTIONING HEATHEN FORCES IN YEMEN. BUT WITHOUT ENOUGH TANKERS TO REFUEL AT SEA THE COLE HAD TO STOP SOMEWHERE. IN ADEN SHE COULD REFUEL IN THE MIDDLE OF THE HARBOR - CONSIDERED SAFER THAN TYING UP AT THE PIER. BUT TERRORISTS USED A SMALL BOAT TO OUTSMART THE MOST POWERFUL COUNTRY IN THE WORLD. ZINNI: WE WILL FIND THAT THIS IS A KIND OF THREAT THAT HAS BECOME MORE SOPHISTICATED AND RATCHETES UP THE LEVEL OF THREAT TO ANOTHER LEVEL. ZINNI BELIEVES IT IS ONLY A MATTER OF TIME BEFORE TERRORISTS SET OFF A CHEMICAL, BIOLOGICAL OR EVEN A NUCLEAR WEAPON AND THAT THE U.S. IS, IN HIS WORDS, "WOEFULLY UNPREPARED FOR THAT EVENT."))

[Bristol-Chase]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=00-36 TC1:05:18]
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A fugitive from Bristol was caught today on Interstate 81, after allegedly leading state police on a 12-mile high-speed chase through Wythe County.
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[TAKE MAP FULL]
State police say 41-year-old Clyde (NOFF-lin) Naphlin was forced off the road just north of Wytheville -- after he rammed two police cars.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bristol;]


Naphlin is suspected of shooting his wife and another man at his Bristol home this morning.
Authorities say they recovered a gun from Naphlin's wrecked car.
State police say he may face charges here before he's sent back to Bristol.
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[ANCHOR=JEan]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Naphlin is being held in the Wythe County jail on attempted capital murder, drunk driving, and reckless driving charges.
Two state troopers were treated and released with injuries from today's chase.

[Owens]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=00-40 TC37:44]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Sclaes]


A former state trooper pled guilty today to charges stemming from his relationship with a 15 year old girl- but the charges were not as severe as they could have been.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski;]


31-year-old Brian Keith Owens pleaded guilty to three counts of disorderly conduct- a misdemeanor.
He was charged with dating and having consensual sex with the girl.
But prosecutors say they had to reduce the charges after the girl failed to appear in court.
Owens was ordered to pay a 750-dollar fine and stay away from the girl.
He resigned from the state police and now works in retail in West Virginia.
Owens had no comment.
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[Beef-recall]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=None]
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47- thousand pounds of ground beef is being recalled tonight.
The meat may be contaminated with a strain of E-coli bacteria and was distributed under the Laura's Lean beef label.
It was sold in Virginia and seven other states.
(XXXXXXXXX)

[TAKE PINNACLE PAGE 1001] Skylark Meats voluntarily recalled the beef after a sample tested positive for E-coli in a North Carolina supermarket two weeks ago.
The ground beef had a "sell-by" date of September 29th.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


It costs 75 buck, but hundreds of Tech students say the price of meningitis vaccinations is worth it.
That's next on News 7.
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[VO-NAT]


And Amtrak's high speed rail service is ready to roll up and down the east coast.
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[Tech-Vaccines]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=00-38 TC36:57]
[GRAPHIC=Meningitis]


More students are getting immunized against meningitis on college campuses -- and today, Virginia Tech students did just that.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]


Hundreds of students paid 75-dollars to get the vaccine.
Bacterial meningitis is prevalent among college students living in dorms.
Last year, one Virginia Tech student and three Radford University students contracted the disease.
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[SOT 16:39:42 - 16:40:02]
[IN Q=It's fatal]

((KRISTIN TIGUE/VACCESS HEALTH: IT'S FATAL IN 10 PERCENT OF THE CASES. THOSE PERSONS WHO DO NOT DIE FROM THE DISEASE, THERE ARE SOME TERRIBLE EFFECTS, NEUROLOGICAL EFFECTS. IF IT GOES INTO THE BLOOD, IT CAN LEAD TO AMPUTATIONS, LOSS OF LIMBS. IT'S JUST NOT SOMETHING YOU'D WANT TO SEE ANYONE HAVE TO DEAL WITH.))
[SUPER=01-Kristin Tigue/VACCESS Health;]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=have to deal with.]
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[VO-NAT]


Last year, four-thousand Virginia Tech students were immunized against meningitis.
Radford University says it's considering making the vaccine mandatory.
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[Train]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Amtrak is almost ready to put its high speed train on the tracks along the Northeast corridor.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]


The express service between Boston and Washington will begin December 11th.
Amtrak says the new trains will have lots of leg room, conference tables and entertainment centers at each seat.
The trains are supposed to run up to a 150 miles an hour.
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[SOT CBS 10:28:05]
[IN Q=Right now]

((" RIGHT NOW, WE ARE GOING TO INTRODUCE A SERVICE I EQUATE WITH THE INTRODUCTION OF THE JET ENGINE AND THE BUILDING OF THE INTERSTATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM IN AMERICA. IT IS A ONCE OR TWICE IN A GENERATION KIND OF OPPORTUNITY" ))
[SUPER=01-George Warrington/Amtrak President;]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=kind of opportunity.]
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[VO-NAT]


It is also more expensive. A one way coach ticket between New York and Washington will run 143 dollars. That's about 20 dollars more than the current service.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=Extra Point]
[GRAPHIC=Sports Logo]


Virginia will wait to game time before deciding who will start at quarterback against Florida State and Virginia Tech talks about a trip to the Carrier Dome in Syracuse.
But first our Extra Point.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=75-Lake Manassas, VA/TNT SPORTS; :]


The United States got off to a perfect start in the opening round of the Presidents Cup.
The U-S won all 5 of today's matches in the Alternate shot match over the International team. It's the second time the Americans have led 5 to nothing after the first session matching the start six years ago at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club.
And here are tonight's scores.
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[WIPE TO CHRYON]
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[SUPER=X5022;]
[SUPER=0100-/Detroit/14//Tampa Bay/14/4//;]
[SUPER=X5031;]
[SUPER=0103-/Pittsburgh/3//Ottawa/3//Tie Overtime//Montreal/3//Philadelphia/3//Tie Overtime/;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0103-/New Jersey/2/j/Washington/5///j/Nashville/2//Detroit/1///;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0103-/Los Angeles/1/j/St. Louis/7////Toronto/3//Edmonton/0/3//;]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=...last score."]
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[S-Hoops]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-74 (1:26:33)]
[GRAPHIC=Girls Hoop]


The Lady Vikings of Northside have padded their lead in the Blue Ridge. Last night Northside beat second place Blacksburg 45 to 42.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Northside vs Blacksburg; :]


Viking's head coach Jim Robinson talking to his team during a time out.
Northside's Lauren Ellis takes it right down the lane drawing the foul and hitting the basket.
But the Indians come right back Becca Mills takes the pass at the top of the key and drains the three pointer but the Indians still trailed.
[SUPER=34-Northside/45/Blacksburg/42/;]


Northside pulls away when Brittnie Hughes hauls in the long pass from half court steps at the line and nails the three pointer and Northside wins it 45 to 42.
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[S-Ellis]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-75 1:28:00 ]
[GRAPHIC=UVA]

UVa head coach George Welsh has decided to wait until game time tomorrow to decide
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[VO-NAT ]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville; :00]

whether or not quarterback Dan Ellis will play against Florida State. Ellis's injured hamstring is improving and he has practiced with this team since Monday.
However, sources close to the Virginia program say Welsh is now leaning heavily toward keeping Ellis out, so he can fully recover for three crucial ACC games following FSU. Redshirt freshmen quarterbacks Bryson Spinner and Matt Schaub will split time tomorrow against the Seminoles if Ellis does not play.
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[S-Massacre]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-79 722TC]
[GRAPHIC=BIG EAST]


Losing a conference game is tough enough these day in college football. But when your spirit is broken, as well, it's almost unbearable. Mike Stevens has some thoughts on how Syracuse plans to rebound from last year's humiliating setback in Blacksburg.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=FIRST AUDIO]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/October 16, 1999; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ronyell Whitaker/Big East Player of the Week; :27]
[SUPER=01-Billy Hite/VT Assistant Head Coach; :43]
[SUPER=01-Bob Slowikowski/Va. Tech Tight End; :59]
[SUPER=@mike1; 1:22]
[RUNS=1:36]
[OUT Q=....NEWS 7 SPORTS."]

(( You had to be there to believe it and even then it was almost incomprehensible. Tech laid the Smackdown on Syracuse winning 62-to-nothing on October 16th on last season. We asked some of the Hokies how they would react this year if they had suffered a similar embarrassment last season. ((RONYELL WHITAKER:)) ((BILLY HITE:)) ((BOB SLOWIKOWSKI:)) One guy who has taken care of business all season long is Tech's Ben Taylor. He is now one of the 11 semi-finalists for the Butkus award which is given annually to the top linebacker in the nation.))
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[S-Warriors]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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Only three weeks are left in the high school football regular season. One of the pleasant surprises of 2000 has been the play of Magna Vista.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Ridgeway; :00]


Head coach Joe Beckelheimer has lead the Warriors to a 6 and 1 overall record. He's 4 and OH in the Piedmont in his first year after serving as an assistant at Tunstall.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="...]

((JOE BECKELHEIMER/MAGNA VISTA HEAD COACH:WHEN THE JOB CAME OPEN I WAS REALLY EXCITED ABOUT THE CHANCE TO COME OVER HERE AND WITH THE SENIORS COMING BACK THEY'VE STEPPED IT UP AND TAKEN A LEADERSHIP ROLE AND THE COACHES HAVE REALLY COME TOGETHER AND I HAVE TAKEN TO THE KIDS AND THEY'VE TAKEN TO ME AND ALL THOSE THINGS CAME TOGETHER AND WE'RE REAL HAPPY WITH THE OUTCOME SO FAR. ))
[SUPER=01-Joe Beckelheimer/Magna Vista Head Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:21]
[OUT Q=....outcome so far"]
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[VO-NAT]


The Magna Vista/Bassett battle is one of 14 games coming your way on Friday Football Extra tonight.
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[ANCHOR=Roy]


Bobby Labonte heads to North Carolina holding on to the Winston Cup points lead. More later on Mornin.

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[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-68 15623TC]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]
[WIPE TO ENG# !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=LOGO AND MUSIC FULL]
[RUNS=:30]
[OUT Q=...LOGO COMES FULL. (YOU FADE).]
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[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-70 15448tc]
[GRAPHIC=LABONTE]

Winston Cup points leader Bobby Labonte leads the Winston Cup stars into North Carolina today for first round qualifying for the Pop Secret 400.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-This Season; 00]

Labonte comes into the fourth to last race of the season with a comfortable 210 point lead on Dale Earnhardt. The title is Bobby's as long as he and his team take care of business at the Rock.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We...]
[SUPER=01-Jimmy Makar/Bobby Labonte's Crew Chief; :00]
[RUNS=:21]
[OUT Q=....IN THE HUNT."]
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[ANCHOR=Roy]

That's it for sports, have a great day everybody