[Recount]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Election 2000]


Good Morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
Politics continue casting a shadow over the Sunshine State.
Florida's Secretary of State says George W- Bush holds a 300- vote lead over Al Gore.
But the Presidential race isn't over yet.
There are still many absentee ballots to be tallied by the Friday night deadline.
Meanwhile, several counties are still holding recounts or fighting for recounts.
Jennifer Jones is standing by with the latest from Florida.
[LIVE=Jennifer Jones/FULL]
[SUPER=701-Jennifer Jones/Reporting;]
[SUPER=705-W. Palm Beach;]


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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=703-Washington, DC;]
[SUPER=703-Tallahassee, FL;]
[SUPER=701-Katherine Harris/Florida Secretary of State;]
[SUPER=701-Karen Hughes/Bush Spokesperson;]
[SUPER=701-William Daley/Gore Campaign Chairman;]
[RUNS=1:15]
[OUT Q=cut off that right]

((Vice President Al Gore stepped out to dinner with running mate Joseph Lieberman in Washington last night, showing no battle scars from the political fight unfolding in Florida....where there have been developments almost every hour.
Locator: Tallahassee, FL Late Tuesday, Secretary of State Katherine Harris announced that votes from all 67 counties have been certified.
Katherine Harris/FL, Secretary of State "Governor George Bush two million nine hundred and ten thousand, four hundred and ninety two. Vice President Al Gore two million, nine hundred and ten thousand one hundred and ninety two."
Bush currently leads with three hundred votes. But there are still absentee ballots to be counted. And in several counties there are ongoing recounts or fights for recounts. Harris gave those counties until 2 o'clock this afternoon to make their case.
Advisors to Gore and Bush were quick to react to this latest decision.

SOT: Karen Hughes/Bush Spokeswoman

"If they go forward after tonight's deadline, these Democratic Counties are no longer re-counting, they are re-inventing."

SOT: William Daley/Chmn., Gore Campaign

"Every Floridian has the right to have his or her vote counted. The Bush campaign and the secretary of state in our opinion are trying to cut off that right." ))
[LIVE=Jennifer Jones/FULL]
[SUPER=705-W. Palm Beach;]






[11Legg-Mason]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=00-37 TC1:27:45]
[GRAPHIC=Election 2000]


While the nation waits for the outcome of the Florida Recount...
Voters in Virginia chose George W. Bush to go to the White House.
At least one financial analyst says a Bush administration would be very different from a Gore administration.
Richard Cripps is the
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=703-Roanoke]


Chief Financial Advisor of Legg Mason. He says Bush is likely to increase defense spending.
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[SOT]

[tc:14:05:01]
[IN Q=I think the]

((RICHARD CRIPPS: IT THINK THAT THE INCREASE IN SPENDING IS PRETTY MUCH ACROSS THE BOARD FROM HARDWARE TO SHIP BUILDING, TO EVEN MORE DEFENSE ELECTRONICS AND SPENDING, THE WHOLE GAMUT.))
[SUPER=701-Rich Cripps/Chief Financial Advisor;]
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[OUT Q=the whole gamut.]
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[VO-NAT]


Cripps says a Gore Administration would benefit tech companies in Virginia.
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[SOT]

[tc:14:05:24]
[IN Q=What the Vice President]

((RICHARD CRIPPS: WHAT THE VICE PRESIDENT HAS INDICATED IS THAT HE WOULD LIKE TO INCREASE R & D TAX CREDITS, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, SO I THINK THAT THOSE COMPANIES THAT ARE R&D INTENSIVE, BIO TECHNOLOGY BEING THE MOST PROMINENT WILL BENEFIT THE MOST.))
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[OUT Q=benefit the most.]
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=none]


Cripps says the stock market should rally after the election is decided.

[11Wythe-Abuse]


[ANCHOR=shannon]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=LEgal Scales]


Two teenage boys were ordered to undergo probation and counseling for sexually abusing two other boys at a Wytheville children's home.
Jacob Earl Cregger and Jacori Carter -- both 16 -- entered Alford pleas to misdemeanor sexual battery.
They were charged with sodomizing two other teenage boys last October at the Presbyterian Children's Home for troubled teens.
The home says its beefed up security since the incident.

[11Carilion]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=500-20]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A new state-of-the-art medical office building is coming to downtown Vinton.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vinton]

Yesterday, Carilion Health System and town officials announced the construction of the new facility across from the Municipal building.
It will be the new home of Carilion Family Medicine -Parkway Physicians which has out grown its current facility on Maple Street.
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[SOT2:07:08]
[IN Q=We'll be doubling]

((DR. RANDALL RHEA/CARILION FAMILY MEDICINE PARKWAY PHYSICIANS: WE'LL BE DOUBLING THE NUMBER OF PROVIDERS FROM OUR CURRENT LEVEL OF FOUR TO EIGHT AND THIS MEANS INCREASED ACCESSIBILITY FOR THE HEALTH CARE OF EVERYONE AND ALLOW US TO GROW AND ADD NEW PATIENTS))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Randall Rhea/Carilion Family Medicine]
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[OUT Q=new patients]
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[VO-NAT]


The new facility will look similar to this one and will be about 18-thousand square feet.
The building should be completed in the first part of 2002.
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[11Rising-Star]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=mce]
[TAPE#=00-54]
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A popular Roanoke County sports camp scored a victory. In July, a Circuit Court judge found the Rising Star Sports and Adventure Camp guilty of violating county zoning guidelines. But the ball is back in owner Chris Pollack's court now. The Board of Supervisors has given him permission to continue operating. Meredyth Censullo reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./January;:00]
[SUPER=01-Chris Pollock/Rising Star Owner;:20]
[SUPER=04-May;:41]
[SUPER=01-Pete Shaw/Roanoke Steam Vice President;1:10]
[SUPER=@Meredyth2;1:30]
[RUNS=1:35]
[OUT Q=News 7, Roanoke County.]

((Score one for Rising Star. The popular Roanoke County sports camp has been granted a special use permit by the Board of Supervisors, allowing them to operate their day care center and sports camp in an area zoned agricultural.

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[SOT @ 34:02 - 34:13]
[IN Q=Its a camp...]

((CHRIS POLLOCK: ITS A CAMP FOR THE KIDS. ITS FOR THE KIDS, WE BUILT IT FOR THE KIDS AND WE'RE JUST HOPING THE KIDS ARE THE FUTURE OF THE COMMUNITY, AND THAT'S REALLY WHAT WE BUILT IT FOR SO WE'RE HAPPY WITH IT AND OF COURSE WE'RE VERY GLAD TO GET THIS OVER WITH.))
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[OUT Q=this over with.]


But "getting it over with" didn't come easy. Pollock had to hammer out an agreement with the camp's neighbors to make the facility aesthetically fit in the otherwise agricultural area .. And then there's the issue of the Roanoke Steam.
((NATS))
In the past, the arena football team has used Rising Star's athletic fields for some practices. The Supervisors say the team - and ONLY that professional team - can continue to practice there - as long as they stick to a few conditions. Among them - no profanity or loud music. Conditions Steam Vice-President Pete Shaw says he can live with.

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[SOT @ 36:12 - 36:25]
[IN Q=Its very easy...]

((PETE SHAW: ITS VERY EASY FOR US TO ABIDE BY THEM BECAUSE THEY'RE THE TYPES OF THINGS THAT - WE WANT THE TYPES OF PLAYERS THAT WILL DO THE RIGHT THING AND ACT THE APPROPRIATE WAY, SO IT WON'T BE DIFFICULT FOR US TO ABIDE BY THE PROVISIONS.))
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[OUT Q= the provisions.]


In the end, Board of Supervisors threw their full support behind a facility the County took to court just a few months ago .. That's one for Rising Star .. Now, its full "Steam" ahead. Meredyth Censullo, News7, Roanoke County.))
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[Baptist-Vote]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
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Baptists in Georgia are maintaining their belief that women should not serve as pastors.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Savannah, GA;]


The group voted yesterday to affirm the new Southern Baptist belief statement, despite recent criticism from former President Jimmy Carter.
The criticism comes from language in the resolution saying the Bible is without error and that women should serve as pastors.
Convention officials say the resolution passed with nearly 75- percent of delegates in favor.
But no formal count was taken on the resolution.
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[6-Young]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Rickey Young]


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 today.

[11Water-Park]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=00-38 TC1:02:37]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Some Roanoke County officials are hoping a proposed water park will float with local residents.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-Roanoke Co. Parks Department;]


Four thousand tapes, like this one, were sent to homeowners within a one hour drive of the Roanoke Valley.
The mailing also includes a detailed survey and four POTENTIAL areas in Roanoke County for development.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;]


The Department of Parks and Recreation paid 23- thousand dollars for the survey.
Officials say they want to know if local folks would be interested in a similar park.
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[sot 05:58:18]
[in q=Right now]

((PETE HAISLIP/ROANOKE CO. PARKS & RECREATION: RIGHT NOW, NO, WE HAVE NOT IDENTIFIED ANY ONE SITE WE'RE WAITING ON THE SURVEY TO TELL US WHERE PEOPLE WOULD TRAVEL TO.))
[SUPER=01-Pete Haislip/Roanoke Co. Parks & Recreation;]
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[OUT Q=travel to.]
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=None]


Roanoke County hopes to have the results in December.

[11Slavery-Museum]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=00-41]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Supporters of another future attraction were hoping for a summer groundbreaking.
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[VO-NAT]


But Doug Wilder's National Slavery Museum still hasn't inked a deal for a site.
[SUPER=03-Jamestown]


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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[Health-Check]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=NET]
[GRAPHIC=Mornin Health Check]


In medical news, soy is good for the heart.

Doctor Dave Hnida has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Dave Hnida/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:12]
[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

((Information: ON CAM WHEN IT COMES TO A HEALTHY HEART- SOY IS THE WORD.

VT=VO

THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION HAS OFFICALLY ADDED SOY TO THE LIST OF FOODS YOU SHOULD BE EATING EVERY DAY.THE REASON- SOY LOWERS CHOLESTEROL- ESPECIALLY THE LDL- OR BAD CHOLESTEROL. SO NOW YOU CAN ADD TOFU AND SOY BURGERS TO OTHER FOODS RECOMMENDED BY THE HEART ASSOCIATION- INCLUDING ORANGES, BANANAS, GREEN LEAFY VEGETABLES AND OATMEAL.
ON CAM ALSO TODAY- WHAT VITAMIN SHOULD YOU TAKE IF YOU HAVE HIGH CHOLESTEROL? THE ANSWER ISN'T C OR E- BUT INSTEAD A B VITAMIN- NIACIN. WHEN ADDED TO CHOLESTEROL LOWERING DRUGS- NIACIN CAUSED CHOLESTEROL LEVELS TO PLUNGE FROM DANGEROUS LEVELS TO NORMAL LEVELS WITHIN A MATTER OF WEEKS. SINCE NIACIN CAN HAVE SIDE EFFECTS- CHECK WITH YOUR DR BEFORE STARTING IT.

VT=VO

FINALLY, IF YOU TAKE ASPIRIN TO LOWER YOUR RISK OF HEART ATTACK- A NEW STUDY- ALSO FROM THE HEART ASSOCIATION - SHOWS IT DOESN'T WORK TOO WELL AT PREVENTING A HEART ATTACK IF YOU HAVE HIGH CHOLESTEROL EVIDENTLY THE HIGH CHOLESTEROL KEEPS THE ASPIRIN FROM PREVENTING BLOOD CLOTS IN THE HEART.
ON CAM THAT'S A LOOK AT SOME OF THE DAYS TOP HEALTH STORIES, IM DR DAVE HNIDA FOR CBS NEWS.))

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[2-HEADLINES]
[2-shot=KMC/SYO]
[SUPER=#4049; Morning Headlines]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Here's a look at today's top stories.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


300 votes are all that separate George W- Bush and Al Gore.
Bush maintains the lead, but Florida election officials are still awaiting absentee ballots.
The latest, coming up.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon]


Searchers will continue looking for a missing plane in Nelson County this morning.
The plane disappeared en route from College Park, Maryland to Greenville, South Carolina.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And Jim Gilmore puts to rest the rumors that he might go to Washington if George W- Bush wins and offers him a Cabinet post.
Gilmore says he plans to serve out his term as Virginia Governor.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Wednesday, November 15th .
[ANCHOR=Shannon]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.




[2-Recount]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Election 2000]


Good Morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
A new day will likely bring new developments in the battle for the Presidency.
As of last night, Florida's Secretary of State said George W- Bush led Al Gore by 300- votes.
Still, in several counties there are continuing recounts or fights for recounts.
And there are a few days left before absentee ballots have to be tallied.
Meanwhile, the candidates themselves are said to be handling the tense situation okay.
Bush's brother says he's "very calm" as he awaits the final outcome.
Meanwhile, Gore and running mate Joseph Lieberman have emerged from seclusion.
Jennifer Jones joins us now with the very latest.
[LIVE=Jennifer Jones/FULL]
[SUPER=701-Jennifer Jones/Reporting;]
[SUPER=705-W. Palm Beach;]


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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=703-Washington, DC;]
[SUPER=703-Tallahassee, FL;]
[SUPER=701-Katherine Harris/Florida Secretary of State;]
[SUPER=701-Karen Hughes/Bush Spokesperson;]
[SUPER=701-William Daley/Gore Campaign Chairman;]
[RUNS=1:15]
[OUT Q=cut off that right]

((Vice President Al Gore stepped out to dinner with running mate Joseph Lieberman in Washington last night, showing no battle scars from the political fight unfolding in Florida....where there have been developments almost every hour.
Locator: Tallahassee, FL Late Tuesday, Secretary of State Katherine Harris announced that votes from all 67 counties have been certified.
Katherine Harris/FL, Secretary of State "Governor George Bush two million nine hundred and ten thousand, four hundred and ninety two. Vice President Al Gore two million, nine hundred and ten thousand one hundred and ninety two."
Bush currently leads with three hundred votes. But there are still absentee ballots to be counted. And in several counties there are ongoing recounts or fights for recounts. Harris gave those counties until 2 o'clock this afternoon to make their case.
Advisors to Gore and Bush were quick to react to this latest decision.

SOT: Karen Hughes/Bush Spokeswoman

"If they go forward after tonight's deadline, these Democratic Counties are no longer re-counting, they are re-inventing."

SOT: William Daley/Chmn., Gore Campaign

"Every Floridian has the right to have his or her vote counted. The Bush campaign and the secretary of state in our opinion are trying to cut off that right." ))
[LIVE=Jennifer Jones/FULL]
[SUPER=705-W. Palm Beach;]






[11Missing-Plane]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=00-35 TC1:44:56]
[GRAPHIC=Plane Search]


The search for a missing plane in Nelson County will resume this morning.
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[Take Full Screen Map]
The plane disappeared last Thursday during a flight to Greenville, South Carolina from College Park, Maryland.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Nelson Co.]


About 95 volunteers took part in ground and air searches yesterday in the Diggs Mountain area near Shipman.
Authorities say that's the last place the aircraft was seen on radar.
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[SOT 14:41:09]
[IN Q=Airplane searching]

((BOB KOESTER/VA DEPT. EMERGENCY SERVICES: AIRPLANE SEARCHING IS ACTUALLY GOING ON ALL THE WAY FROM COLLEGE PARK DOWN TO GREENVILLE. THE REASON WE'RE HERE LOOKING ON THE GROUND IS BASED UPON SOME RADAR PLOTS. RADAR PLOTS APPEAR TO HAVE THE PLANE GOING OFF THE SCREEN IN THIS LOCATION.))
[SUPER=01-Bob Koester/Virginia Emergency Services]
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[OUT Q=in this location.]
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[VO-NAT]


Authorities ask any residents in the area who may have heard the plane last Thursday to give them a call at the Nelson County sheriff's department.
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[11M'ville-Search]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=00-44 TC17:53]
[GRAPHIC=Plane Search]


An aerial search for the missing plane has also been conducted in Southside.
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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 yesterday.
They checked the terrain to the south and west of Martinsville, and along the North Carolina border.
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[11Glenvar-Middle]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=mce]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke Co. Schools]


The Roanoke County Board of Supervisors has given the school board the go-ahead to award a contract for the renovation and additions to Glenvar Middle School .. Superintendant Linda Weber says all 8 bids came in under the original projected cost. "Branch and Associates" was the lowest bidder - at just over six-point-one million dollars.

[11Fincastle]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=mornin]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=00-45 TC13:48]
[GRAPHIC=none]

The mayor of Fincastle vetoed a town council vote last night because he did not like the outcome. Then council members overrode the mayor's wishes. All this amid allegations that Fincastle council members repeatedly break the law. Tina Tenret has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Town council members]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Melanie Jones/Fincastle Town Council; :22]
[SUPER=01-Bob Gengo/Fincastle Mayor; :53]
[SUPER=@Tina1; 1:05]
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[OUT Q=Tina Tenret News7]

(( Town council members had to decide whether to let Jeff Bowles turn his historic house on Main Street into five apartments. They approved it last month but since they did not advertise the meeting in advance, it was illegal. The homeowner's lawyer says this second vote was also against the law because council missed the 30 day deadline. 73-year-old Melanie Jones hates all this controversy.
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[SOT 21:33:07]
[IN Q=For the first time]

((MELANIE JONES/TOWN COUNCIL: FOR THE FIRST TIME IN MY LIFE I WANT TO LEAVE FINCASTLE. AND ANYBODY LOOKING FOR A NEW HOME I'LL SELL YOU MINE. AND I'M HAVING A LOT OF WORK DONE TO IT SO I CAN SELL IT AND LEAVE. THIS IS UPSETTING ME SO.)) [RUNS:l4]
[OUT Q=UPSETTING ME SO]

The mayor hates the apartment idea -- saying it will invite developers to fill Fincastle with high density housing. Then, he says, taxpayers will pay the price for a new sewer system. But council approved the apartments anyway.
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[SOT 22:13:53]
[IN Q=I don't think]

((BOB GENGO/MAYOR: I DON'T THINK THIS NECESSARILY REFLECTS THE WISHES OF THE PEOPLE. I'M EXERCISING THE STATUTORY AUTHORITY THAT'S VESTED IN THE OFFICE OF THE MAYOR AND I'M VETOING THIS. BUTT BUTT BUTT THAT'S WHEN COUNCIL VOTED AGAIN AND OVERRODE THEIR MAYOR'S WISHES. NOW ONE THING EVERYONE IN THE ROOM DID AGREE ON -- THEY NEED TO UPDATE THE ZONING LAWS AND PLAN FOR A SEWER SYSTEM UPGRADE BECAUSE TINY FINCASTLE'S GROWING. THAT SEWER SYSTEM, THE MAYOR SAYS, WILL COST MORE THAN A MILLION DOLLARS. TINA TENRET, NEWS7.))
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[OUT Q=tina tenret news7]

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[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=01-Jennifer Greiner/American Cancer Society;]



(I'll call for boards)
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[Steve Live]

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[Steve Live]

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[Steve Live]

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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[SS=None]
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[Streaming Video] [BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]

((Archive: american cancer society smoke out))

[APEC-Conference]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Bill Clinton]


President Clinton is reassuring world leaders gathered in Brunei about the election stalemate.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Brunei;]


Mr. Clinton told the Pacific Rim leaders that they can rest easy, because both George W- Bush and Al Gore support open trade and a global economy.
He even found a little humor in the situation.
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[SOT 3:43:29 ]
[IN Q=One of the things]

((ONE OF THE THINGS I THINK WE HAVE LEARNED IS THAT WE SHOULD ALL BE VERY CAREFUL
ABOUT MAKING PREDICTIONS ABOUT THE FUTURE. BUT I KNOW I CAN SAFELY
PREDICT THAT THIS WILL BE MY LAST APEC SUMMIT. I JUST DON'T KNOW
WHO WILL BE HERE NEXT YEAR." ))
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[OUT Q=here next year.]
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[VO-NAT]


Among the key issues of the summit--high oil prices, resurrecting World Trade Organization talks, and regulating the expansion of E- commerce.
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[11Gilmore]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=500-14 1:12;02]
[GRAPHIC=Gilmore]


Jim Gilmore says he will serve out his term as Virginia's Governor.
Gilmore had privately discussed going to Washington IF George W- Bush won and offered him a Cabinet post.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=703-Richmond]


But now, the Governor is ruling out any move with a potential Bush administration.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=No, it's not]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: NO IT'S NOT MY PLAN TO DO THAT...SERVE OUT MY TERM.))
[SUPER=707-Gov. Jim Gilmore;]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=serve out my term.]
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[TALENT=Shannon]
[SS=none]


Gilmore says he's had NO contact with the Bush campaign as it fights for the Presidency and mulls over a potential cabinet.
He says he hopes to be elected this Saturday to the chairmanship of the Republican Governors' Association.

[11Pillowtex]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=500-16 TC1:16:56]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The company that owns a Martinsville plant has filed for bankruptcy.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@file;]


Pillowtex filed for Chapter 11 protection yesterday. However, no workers will be furloughed at its Henry County plant.
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]

[11Volvo-Layoffs]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=00-39 TC1:05:58]
[GRAPHIC=WIPE]


[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dublin/File Tape;]


63 Volvo workers who thought they'd be laid off after Thanksgiving will keep working.
Volvo estimated earlier this month that 200 workers at the Dublin plant would lose their jobs. Yesterday, they revised it to 102.
Union leaders say 63 workers will be transferred to other jobs in the new Volvo warehouse... thanks to an expansion at the Dublin facility.
Volvo still intends to cut production 30-percent to compensate for an industry-wide slump in new truck orders.
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[Local-Recap]
[SUPER=#4059;Local Recap]
[2-Shot=Kmc/Syo]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


The Roanoke County Board of Supervisors has given the school board the go-ahead to award a contract for the renovation and additions to Glenvar Middle School .. Superintendant Linda Weber says all 8 bids came in under the original projected cost. "Branch and Associates" was the lowest bidder - at just over six-point-one million dollars.

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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon]


The search for a missing plane in Nelson County resumes this morning.
Yesterday, searchers focused on the Diggs Mountain area near Shipman.
Authorities say that's the last place the aircraft was seen on radar.
The plane disappeared last Thursday during a flight to Greenville, South Carolina from College Park, Maryland.

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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


The Rising Star Sports and Adventure Camp has permission to continue operating. In July, a Circuit Court judge found the camp guilty of violating county zoning guidelines.
But now the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors has granted a special use permit, allowing the camp to operate their day care center and sports camp in an area zoned agricultural.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
(Shannon mic hot)
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(Shannon ad lib weather)
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[2-SHOT]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Now here's Keith Humphry with a preview of News 7 at Six.
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[OUT Q=on News 7 at 6.]
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[Desk=Kimberly/Shannon and Steve]
(toss)
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(live ad lib, tease tomorrow)

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