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Congress could be called on to choose the next President......
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[SUPER=703-Lynchburg]

if Florida's presidential electors are somehow disqualified.
But Sixth District representative Bob Goodlatte says the matter will more likely be decided in the courts.
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[SOT 12:17:41]
[IN Q=Or by]

((REP. BOB GOODLATTE/R- 6TH DISTRICT: OR BY VICE PRESIDENT GORE SIMPLY SAYING 'I DON'T WANT TO PUT THE COUNTRY THROUGH THIS'. IT IS VERY DIFFICULT TO ACCEPT A LOSS IN SUCH A VERY, VERY CLOSE CONTEST, BUT NONETHELESS, FOR THE GOOD OF THE COUNTRY, I HOPE THAT HE WOULD SEE FIT TO DO THAT.))
[SUPER=701-Bob Goodlatte/(R) 6th District]
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[OUT Q=to do that.]
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Goodlatte was in Lynchburg yesterday, donating just over a thousand dollars to the Legacy Museum of African American History.
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[7-Bane]


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A Roanoke man and his wife have been charged with building homes without contractors' licenses.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/June 20;]
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Phillip Bane and his wife Patricia were responsible for building this house on Autumn Lane. State inspectors found a cracked foundation, interior wall damage, and vinyl siding that wasn't properly attached to the house. So they worked with the city prosecutors to bring charges against the Banes. The city has forced the couple to stop construction in the past for building violations. They will be tried in January.
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Phillip Bane has refused to talk to News7.

[7-Brediger-Home]


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The 12-year-old hiker who fell at Dragon's Tooth last month will continue his recovery at home.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./November;]

Sam (Bread--igur) Brediger suffered a skull fracture and went into a coma when he slipped and fell more than 75 feet November 11th. He's been recovering at the Kluge (Clue-Gee) Childrens' Rehab Center in Charlottesville.
[SUPER=04-Saturday;]

Hundreds turned out at Hidden Valley Junior High Saturday for a benefit to raise money for Sam's medical bills. More than 14-thousand dollars was donated. Sam is continuing his recovery at home.
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[7-NW-Clinic]


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A new health care clinic has opened in Northwest Roanoke.
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The Kuumba (Ku-oom-ba) Community Health and Wellness Center has moved-in.
The center offers family medicine for all ages.
And anyone can come regardless of ability to pay.
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[SOT 33:50]
[IN Q=I think it's great]

((EVELYN MANNING/PATIENT: I THINK IT'S GREAT. WHEN I HEARD IT WAS A CLINIC HERE AND ACCORDING TO INCOME. SO MANY PEOPLE DON'T HAVE INSURANCE AND CAN NOT AFFORD TO GO TO THE DOCTOR AND THEREFORE THINGS JUST GO RIGHT ON BY AND IT'S ESCALATING TILL IT'S OUT OF CONTROL))
[SUPER=01-Evelyn Manning/Patient]
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[OUT Q=out of control]
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[VO-NAT]


The Center is not a free clinic -- but does offer a sliding scale fee for those who qualify.
The Center is on Melrose Avenue and is open Monday thru Friday.
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Taking a moment now to check the Tuesday forecast--
Partly sunny and rather blustery out there with highs in the mid and upper 40s.

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[45-Colby]


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Two people have been indicted by a Roanoke County grand jury for conspiracy to commit murder. Indictments were handed up Friday against Exie (Ex-E) Dianne Colby and Jonathan Mackenzie Connor. Vinton police received a tip and began working the case in August. State police also assisted with the investigation.

[45-Gator-Tickets]


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Hokie fans who want to go to the Gator Bowl can still find tickets, but a place to stay can be hard to come by...
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[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]


Virginia Tech's ticket office has sold more than 12-thousand seats -- at 40 dollars apiece -- to the Gator Bowl so far.
Tech expects as many as 20-thousand Hokie fans to descend on Jacksonville for the game.
But travel agents say they'll have a hard time finding a hotel room nearby.
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[SOT 17:43 - 17:54]
[IN Q=Clemson having]

((BILL ORTEGA/UNIVERSITY TRAVEL OWNER: THE MAJOR OBSTACLE IS HOTEL ROOMS. CLEMSON HAVING THE JUMP ON US FOR TWO WEEKS ALREADY TOOK MOST OF THE ROOMS, SO THERE'S NOT REALLY THAT MANY ROOMS AVAILABLE. THE PRICES HAVE GONE UP CONSIDERABLY BECAUSE THE DEMAND IS THERE.))
[SUPER=01-Bill Ortega/University Travel Owner;]
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[OUT Q=demand is there.]
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University travel offers a three-night package, including airfare, that runs from one-thousand to 11-hundred-50 per person for a double room.
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[45-Victory-Stadium]


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Victory Stadium's future is still hanging in the air.
City Council discussed the issue yesterday afternoon.
Joe Dashiell reports on the steps council took, and the questions that still need answering.
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[IN Q=Members of City Council]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-George Miller/William Fleming High School; :09]
[SUPER=@Joe2; :30]
[SUPER=01-Bill Bestpitch/Roanoke City Council; :37]
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[OUT Q=JD News 7 Roanoke]


((Members of City Council, and citizens who use Victory Stadium agree... the current condition of the Roanoke landmark is an embarrassment.
[SOT 07:18]
[IN Q=Now that i've retired from football]

((NOW THAT I'VE RETIRED FROM FOOTBALL, I'M STILL ANSWERING QUESTIONS FROM FORMER ATHLETES AND PRESENT ATHLETES ALIKE, COACH WHY DO WE HAVE TO PLAY UNDER THESE CONDITIONS, WHY IS IT THAT WE CAN GO ELSEWHERE AND PLAY UNDER MUCH BETTER CONDITIONS THAN PLAYING AT HOME. I'D RATHER PLAY AWAY.)) [RUNS:20]
[OUT Q=rather play away.]


But what they don't agree on... is what to do about the problem.
Some, including Mayor Ralph Smith, want to renovate the structure, while other members favor building a new smaller facility.
[SOT 29:35]
[IN Q=I could not agree more]

((I COULD NOT AGREE MORE WITH THOSE WHO THINK THAT WE ARE FAR PAST THE TIME TODAY TO FINALLY BE HAVING THIS DISCUSSION IN PUBLIC WITH THE PARTICIPATION AND OBSERVATION OF THE PUBLIC.)) [RUNS:14]
[OUT Q=observation of the public.]


The resolution city council approved did not settle the issue... but it may move council closer to a decision.
The next round comes December 18th when City Manager Darlene Burcham will reveal her recommendation.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke))

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Shifting gears now to weather--
Partly sunny with windy conditions and highs in the upper 40s..

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Authorities have charged an 18- year- old Botetourt county man with a felony, after he helped make an explosive that killed his friend.
Sheriff's deputies have charged Geoffrey Glass with making, possessing and transporting a firebomb. His friend 20-year-old Mike Henry died when the firecracker went off last month. Two boys who were there did NOT take part in making the explosive, according to the commonwealth's attorney. Glass will be arraigned December 28th.

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After allegedly constructing homes without a contractor's license, a Roanoke couple now faces charges.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/June 20;]
[TAPE#=00-15 TC1:00:05]

Phillip Bane and his wife Patricia were responsible for building this house on Autumn Lane. State inspectors found a cracked foundation, interior wall damage, and vinyl siding that wasn't properly attached to the house. So they worked with the city prosecutors to bring charges against the Banes. The city has forced the couple to stop construction in the past for building violations. They will be tried in January.
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Phillip Bane has refused to talk to News7.

[8-DeMoranville]


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A Radford man will spend more time behind bars, after already being on probation for plotting to kill a Montgomery county judge.
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[SUPER=03-Radford/October 8;]

An October standoff with police in Radford may put 29-year-old Christopher DeMoranville behind bars for a while.
A judge sentenced him to seven months in jail on misdemeanor charges yesterday.
Meanwhile, eight felony charges of assaulting officers were sent to a grand jury.
Police say DeMoranville held officers at bay for 11 hours when they went to arrest him at a Radford mobile home.
It was just three months earlier that Demoranville pled guilty to conspiring to kill a Circuit Court judge.
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[8-Webcam]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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It's NOT paranoia... you really ARE being watched as you walk past key locations throughout the Star City.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

But tiny cameras are broadcasting live pictures onto a website called cam-around-town dot-com. The electronic eyes are mounted on the city market building, inside the Z-101 studios, on top of the Patrick Henry Hotel downtown and on the Amerisuites hotel on Hershberger. One woman logs onto the website to see Community Hospital.
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[SOT 11:26:30]
[IN Q=She said]

((SHE SAID SHE LIKED OUR SITE BECAUSE SHE WATCHED THE LIGHTS GO ON AND OFF AT COMMUNITY HOSPITAL AT NIGHT, WHEN IT WAS SHOWING.))
[SUPER=01-Tom Starke/Webmaster;]
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[OUT Q=when it was showing]
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Starke says the site got 120-thousand-hits in October alone. People have logged on from Tonga, Australia, Vietnam, and Morocco. Next week five new cameras go up at the Mill Mountain Zoo, showing the Roanoke Valley, the snow leopards and the llamas.
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You can find a link to the cam-around-town site in the Webwatch section of our homepage at WDBJ-7- dot- com.
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Turning our attention now to the forecast---


The dry weather continues, along with windy conditions.
Look for partly sunny skies and highs in the 40s.

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