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[TALENT=Keith]

Coming up on NEWS 7, the latest on the election count.

Governor Gilmore says, he has no plans to quit and take a job in Washington.
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[VO-NAT]


And the search for a small plane in Nelson County has been called on account of darkness.
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[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Tonight on News 7 sports, Beamer admits he has had contact with some folks from Alabama. We'll check on the Express in tonight's edition of Roundhouse wrapup.
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[VO-NAT]

And two Cave Spring baseball stars sign division one scholarships this afternoon.
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[WX-Head]
[TALENT=Robin]
[SS=None]


The air is dry and cold for the next few days. Readings slip into the 20s tonight. Forecast details ahead.

[Video-Open]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=ejo]
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[VO-NAT]


The recount deadline has passed.
As the court battles continue, we'll consider the impact the ultimate outcome may have on your finances.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]


Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry.

[Recount]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=ejo]
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The deadline came and went 30 minutes ago. The judge's order was read aloud on the steps of the courthouse in Tallahassee.
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((TERRE CASS/LEON CO. COURT ADMINISTRATOR; I FIND THAT THE COUNTY CANVASSING BOARDS MUST CERTIFY AND FILE WHAT ELECTIONS RETURNS THEY HAVE BY THE STATUTORY DEADLINE OF NOVEMBER 14, 2000.))
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[SUPER=703-Palm Beach Co., FL;]


A judge refused a request to extend the recount deadline ... but the ruling still opens the door for counties to submit revised totals.
The order requires Florida's Secretary of State to use her discretion to "consider" any late counts that come in.

A "final" certification of Florida's election is expected Saturday .. but there are several court challenges that could still affect the recount process.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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The Florida vote will determine whether Al Gore or George W. Bush will be our next president.
There'll be complete coverage on the CBS Evening News with Dan Rather at 6-30.

[Legg-Mason]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=jmi]
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As for post-election turmoil, at least one analyst says there would be a tremendous difference in the market between a Bush or Gore presidency.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith and Jennifer /Microwave;]


News 7 business reporter Jennifer Miele is on Roanoke's Wall Street tonight with the Chief Financial Officer of Legg Mason.
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[SUPER=740-Jennifer/Miele/jmiele*wdbj7.com]
[SUPER=705-Roanoke]


Thanks Keith,
With me now is Richard Cripps, CFA of Legg Mason.
Let start with George W. Bush. Richard, the people of Virginia have made up their minds about Bush. If he wins, what effect will that have on Virginia business, i.e. transportation and health care?
[SUPER=701-Richard Cripps/Legg Mason CFA;]

[AFTER 10 SECONDS OF HIS ANSWER, ROLL VIDEO]
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How about Al Gore? [AFTER GORE ANSWER, STOP VIDEO]
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Will the market bounce back after the election has been decided?
Richard Cripps, thanks.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith and Jennifer /Microwave;]

Back to you Keith.

[Gilmore]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=equ]
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Governor Jim Gilmore says he's staying put -- NO matter who becomes President.
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[SUPER=703-Richmond;]


Gilmore had privately discussed an interest in any Cabinet post George W- Bush might offer.
We asked if the Bush campaign contacted him this week.
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((GOV. JIM GILMORE: NO. THERE'S BEEN A LOT OF RUMORS ABOUT THIS. AND I KNOW THERE WAS A REPORT OUT OF D-C. ... NOT WHAT I'M GOING TO DO.))
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[TALENT=Keith]
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Gilmore is expected to be elected chairman of the national Republican Governors Association this weekend.
That means he'll likely spend a good deal of time on national fundraising and lobbying efforts during his final year in office in Richmond.

[Missing-Plane]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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The search for a missing plane in Nelson County has been halted for the night while authorities re-group and decide how to proceed tomorrow.
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[TAKE FULL SCREEN MAP]
The plane, a single engine Piper, was headed for Greenville, South Carolina from College Park, Maryland when it dissappeared from radar Thursday.
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Steve Smallshaw has been covering the search. He's at the command post near Shipman.
Steve how tough a job is this search?
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[M'ville-Search]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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The aerial search for the plane covers a wide area.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.]


The Civil Air Patrol had spotters flying out of the Blue Ridge Airport in Henry County most of the day.
They're checking the terrain to the south and west of Martinsville, and along the North Carolina border.
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[Pillowtex]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=jmi]
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Officials say a company-wide bankruptcy will not effect its Martinsville facility.
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[SUPER=@file;]


Pillowtex filed for Chapter 11 protection today. No workers will be furloughed at its Henry County plant, though.

Business at the bedding- and towel- manufacturing plant will continue as usual. Officials say the plant IS profitable.
Since its purchase of Fieldcrest Cannon in December of 1997, the company's stock has lost 99 percent of its value.
Pillowtex employs 13 thousand people nationwide, about one thousand locally.
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]

[Volvo-Layoffs]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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[SUPER=03-Dublin/File Tape;]


63 Volvo workers marked for layoffs after Thanksgiving will get to keep working.
Volvo estimated earlier this month that 200 workers at the Dublin plant would lose their jobs. Today, they revised it to 102.
Union leaders say 63 workers will be transferred to other jobs in the new Volvo warehouse... part of an expansion at the Dublin facility.
Volvo still intends to cut back production 30-percent to compensate for an industry-wide slump in new truck orders.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Cancer forced her from the State Senate, but Emily Couric says she's strong enough to lead Virginia's Democratic Party.
That's still ahead on NEws 7.
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[VO-NAT]


And could a water park like this one be headed to the Roanoke Valley?
Local government leaders want to know what you think.
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[Water-Park]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Thousands of local residents will get to have their say on whether a proposed water park will sink or float in the Roanoke Valley.
A survey asking folks their opinion went out in the mail last week.
Teresa Hamilton takes a look.
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((WELCOME TO THE ULTIMATE FAMILY RECREATION AND AQUATIC CENTER, A WATER PARK THAT'S BUILT FOR THE FAMILY OF YOUR COMMUNITY.)) [RUNS09]
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This short videotape was included with the survey recently mailed out to four thousand homes within 60- miles of the Roanoke Valley.
The mailing was put together by a consulting firm to find out if a water park would be welcome in Roanoke County.
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((PETE HAISLIP/ROANOKE CO. PARKS & RECREATION: I THINK PERSONALLY IT'S SOMETHING THEY'LL WELCOME BECAUSE IT IS AN EXCITING COMPLIMENT TO SOME OF THE RECREATION VENUES THAT ARE ALREADY HERE IN THE VALLEY.)) [runs10]
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Pete Haislip is director of the Roanoke County Department of Parks and Recreation.
For years-- he's wanted to bring a water park to the area and arranged for the 23- thousand dollar market analysis with the support of county officials.
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((WE ASK THE FOLKS, WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE IN A PARK LIKE THIS, AND CERTAINLY WHAT WOULD YOU PAY, BECAUSE THE LARGER YOU BUILD IT, CERTAINLY THE HIGHER PRICE YOU'D HAVE TO PAY TO GET IN.)) [runs10]
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The mailing also includes a map of four potential areas in Roanoke County for development.
The Dixie Caverns and Hollins areas are among those on the map.
County officials also hope the survey will help them decide another issue.
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((WE'RE NOT SAYING WE WOULD GO OUT, THOUGH WE MAY, BUT THERE MAY BE A PRIVATE/PUBLIC PARTNERSHIP, BASICALLY WHERE WE'RE AT RIGHT NOW IS TO SEE THE INTEREST.)) [RUNS11]
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((IF THE PROJECT IS GRANTED APPROVAL, IT WON'T BE BUILT OVERNIGHT. OFFICIALS SAY IT WILL TAKE AT LEAST TWO YEARS TO COMPLETE.)) [runs10]
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Officials hope to have survey results in December. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Roanoke County.))

[Slavery-Museum]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=00-41 TC39:15]
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A million Virginia taxpayer dollars went to the project in July.
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[VO-NAT]


But Doug Wilder's National Slavery Museum still hasn't inked a deal for a site.
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Wilder tells NEWS 7 that the Jamestown site -- where the first Africans landed in 1619 -- is mired in red ink.
He says he's looking now at a riverfront site in the Richmond area, and hopes to make an announcement soon.
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[Couric]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=00-42 TC38:32]
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The Democratic candidate for governor next year is backing state Senator Emily Couric to lead the party.
Democrats pick a state party chairman in June.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville/July 19]


Mark Warner is backing Emily Couric.
The Charlottesville senator pulled out of the race for lieutenant governor in July, when she was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
Couric says her cancer treatments would NOT keep her from leading the party through a time of rebuilding.
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[Stocks]


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Bargain hunting and a handful of strong retail reports enticed buyers back to Wall Street. [TAKE DOW, NASDAQ & BLOOMBERG PAGE ]
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The DOW gained 164 points, NASDAQ climbed 172.
The Bloomberg News 7 Index gained just over a point.
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[Young]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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The government wants attorney Rickey Young held in contempt.
Federal authorities say the Martinsville lawyer abused his access to Grand Jury information.
After Young was indicted on tax evasion charges, he filed a million- dollar slander suit against one of the government's witnesses.
Young's accountant, Deborah Akers, apparently testified that he told her he was "too busy practicing law to file a tax return." He denies that.
A hearing is set for tomorrow.

[AED-Machine]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=jsu]
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The survival rate for someone who experiences sudden cardiac arrest in the United States is just 5 percent.
And the American Red Cross says that's because CPR and defibrillators are not used in time.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


That's why the American Red Cross is teaching people how to use Automated External Defibrillators as part of some first aid classes.
Administering CPR to a victim only circulates oxygen rich blood through the body but the AED shocks the victim to restore the heart's natural rhythm.
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((SUSAN WHATELY: IT'S GOING TO BE A TREMENDOUS LIFE SAVER CONSIDERING THAT HEART DISEASE IS KILLING BOTH OUR MEN AND WOMEN AND IT'S NOT A DISEASE OF THE OLD ANYMORE))
[SUPER=01-Susan Whately/American Red Cross Instructor]
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[VO-NAT]


The American Red Cross does sell the machine. It cost about 4-thousand dollars.
Congress recently passed the Cardiac Arrest Survival Act that would allow AED's to be installed in government buildings and other public places.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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A couple of area hard ball players sign college scholarship papers this afternoon. Beamer admits he has had contact with some folks from Bama.
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[VO-NAT]

And we'll check the pulse of the Roanoke Express in tonight's edition of Roundhouse Wrapup.
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[S-Beamer]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-83 1532tc]
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Frank Beamer's visit to Alabama last night might have reiased his profile in that state, but what it will ultimately do is raise his salary at Virginia Tech. Beamer told media members at the Birmingham Touchdown Club last night that he has been contacted by representatives from the University of Alabama. However, Beamer has not any formal talks with Alabama athletic director Mal Moore.
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[VO NAT CON'T]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/December 1, 1998;]

If it seems like we've been down this road before - we have. After Beamer was linked to the Clemson job in 1998, he and his assistants received an increase in salary on December 1st of that year. If you remember back to 1998, Beamer signed what was then called a "lifetime contract."
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[TALENT=MIKE]
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Beamer's whole package at Tech is worth about $800 thousand bucks a season. Alabama would likely offer him at least one point two million.

[S-Cave]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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A couple of high school kids put their names on the dooted line today at Cave Spring.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]

Two members of Randy Boone's Cave Spring baseball team made committments to play division one baseball today. Eric Jones, who hit 418 and had a point 51 era last season will play for Virginia Tech, while hard throwing Tyler Lumsden, who has 123 strikeouts in his career picked the Clemson Tigers.
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[VO-NAT CON'T]

Clemson gave Tyler a 30 percent scholarship, while West Virginia offered a full ride and the Hokies 75 percent. All of that may be a moot point when the major league draft rolls around in June.
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[S-Cy]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=SP-80 tc 23:03]
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In the majors, Randy Johnson has won his third Cy Young Award.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-MLB;]


The Arizona hurler also received the award in '95 and '99.
Johnson joins Maddux and Sandy Koufax as the only back-to-back winners in the National League.
He finished 19 and seven with a two-point-64 ERA.
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[S-House]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-85 14:50]
[GRAPHIC=Express]

Today, the Express made its fifth roster move in two days.
[GraPhic=WIPE TO!!!!!! FULL SCREEN!!!!!!Round house wrap up]


Steve Mason tells us why in Round House Wrap up.
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((STEVE MASON:IN THE LAST TWO DAYS THE EXPRESS HAS MADE FOUR ROSTER MOVES. MONDAY AFTERNOON HEAD COACH PERRY FLORIO MADE IT FIVE WHEN HE TRADED _______ TO THE ____ FOR ____. AT 7 AND 7, THE EXPRESS IS TRYING TO SHAKE A 4 GAME LOSING STREAK AND WITH TRENTON, WHICH HAS THE SECOND BEST RECORD IN THE ENTIRE LEAGUE, ON TAP FOR HOME AND HOME DOUBLE HEADER THIS WEEKEND, SOMETHING HAD TO BE DONE.)) ((MIKE PERON:)) ((A different look, a much bigger look for the Express at the team's Ice Station practice Tuesday as 6 foot 5 230 pound winger Pete Gardiner worked out with Roanoke for the first time. John Poapst is also back. Anthony Terzo goes to the Florida Everblades in return for right wing Tim Wolfe. ((PERRY FLORIO:)) Gardiner's size enables him to be a more effective screen in front of opposing goalies. The Express has scored just over a goal a game in it's last four. ((BEN SCHUST:))
Defenseman Travis Smith spent two weeks in Canada. Smith, hurt and unable to play, attended a wedding, but immigration would not let him back into the United States until now.)) ((SMITH ARRIVES IN ROANOKE SOMETIME MONDAY EVENING. WOLFE ALSO REACHES THE STAR CITY AFTER DRIVING ALL THE WAY FROM FORT MEYER. STEVE MASON ROUND HOUSE WRAP UP. ))

[S-VMI]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=SP-74 tc 1:44:47]
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VMI quarterback Joey Gibson has received national honors for his play in last weekend's "Military Classic of the South."
In addition to being named Southern Conference
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington/Saturday;]

Player of the Week, Gibson is the 1-Double A National Offensive Player of the Week. (------------) Gibson, a sophomore, was 26 of 37 for 346 yards and four touchdowns in the Keydets 41-21 win over the Citadel.