[Election]

[ANCHOR=Kimberly]

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Now that President Bush has won re- election, the attention shifts to who will serve with him and what they'll do.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]


With Republican majorities in Congress, Bush can push through proposals on tax cuts and health care without much help from Democrats-- but he will need them to help re-shape the Supreme Court.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=To make this nation]

((TO MAKE THIS NATION STRONGER AND BETTER I WILL NEED YOUR SUPPORT, AND I WILL WORK TO EARN IT.))
[RUNS=:06] (estimated bite runs time)
[OUT Q=to earn it.]
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[VO-NAT]


Following yesterday's victory celebration, Bush is meeting today with his Cabinet, which is expected to undergo some shuffling.
Among the expected Bush Cabinet departures-- Attorney General John Ashcroft and Secretary of State Colin Powell.
Today will mark the first cabinet meeting in three months.
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[Arafat]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=kmc]
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An Israeli newspaper is reporting that Yasser Arafat's condition is "very critical."
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Paris, France;]


Arafat, who's been hospitalized in France, was rushed by helicopter to intensive care after suffering a setback.
Palestinian officials are cited as saying that their leader has experienced organ failure, and has lost consciousness several times.
They say doctors who have been examining the Palestinian leader since Friday still don't know the cause of his illness.
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[PKGHenry-OTB]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[TAPE#=04-51 04:02]
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It will soon be off to the races in Southside.
Voters in Henry County approved a measure Tuesday that allows for off track betting.
But as Justin McLeod discovered, area churches are still concerned that such a facility will do more harm than good.


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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Vinton/File Tape; :00]
[SUPER=01-Eddie Honeycutt/Henry Co. Baptist Association; :40]
[SUPER=@justin1; 1:27]
[RUNS=1:39]
[OUT Q=JM, News 7]

((((NAT SOUND OF RACE AT 58:33))
The town of Vinton already has an Off Track Betting facility and soon Henry County will as well.
But not everyone is happy about it.
[SOT 5:01:00]
[IN Q=We feel like]

((EDDIE HONEYCUTT/HENRY COUNTY BAPTIST ASSOCIATION: WE FEEL LIKE COLONIAL DOWNS WAS THE WINNER AND HENRY COUNTY IS THE LOSER.)) [Runs04]
[OUT Q=IS THE LOSER]

[GRAPHIC]
Many agreed but it wasn't enough to defeat a referendum that allows off track betting in Henry County.
It passed by over a thousand votes.
Colonial Downs plans to open the facility by fall somewhere on the Route 58/220 corridor in Ridgeway.
By phone, a company representative said it hopes most of its clientele comes from Greensboro North Carolina, not Henry County.
[SOT 5:01:16]
[IN Q=The people that come]

((EDDIE HONEYCUTT/HENRY CO. BAPTIST ASSOCIATION: THE PEOPLE THAT COME TO COLONIAL DOWNS ARE GOING TO COME TO COLONIAL DOWNS TO EAT DRINK AND GAMBLE THERE LEAVE WITHOUT EVER INVESTING IN HENRY COUNTY.)) [Runs10]
[OUT Q=in henry county]


But the company argues the facility will generate 1.8 million dollars in tax revenue for Henry County every year.
The race center is expected to bring in over 50 million dollars annually and create 65 full and part-time jobs.
It may all sound like a good gamble for the area but religious leaders say don't bet on it.
[SOT 5:03:23]
[IN Q=We don't believe]

((EDDIE HONEYCUTT/HENRY CO. BAPTIST ASSOCIATION: WE DON'T BELIEVE IT WILL BUILD THE ECONOMY OF HENRY COUNTY AND WE DON'T BELIEVE IT'S GOING TO ATTRACT JOBS. MANUFACTURING FIRMS ARE NOT LOOKING FOR AREAS THAT HAVE GAMBLING CENTERS AND LIQUOR BY THE DRINK, THEY'RE LOOKING FOR AREAS THAT HAVE STRONG FAMILY VALUES, STRONG MORALS THAT LIKE TO GIVE A GOOD DAY'S WORK FOR A GOOD DAY'S PAY.)) [Runs17]
[OUT Q=good day's pay]
[SOT ]
[IN Q=Colonial Downs]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: COLONIAL DOWNS IS LOOKING AT RENOVATING AN EXISTING BUILDING RATHER THAN CONSTRUCTING A NEW ONE. THE COMPANY DECLINED TO SAY WHERE IT'S AT BUT PLANS TO MAKE AN ANNOUNCEMENT WITHIN THE NEXT MONTH. JUSTIN McLEOD, NEWS 7.))))



[11OTB-ABC]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=jbu]
[TAPE#=04-34 TC1:32:07]
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[ENG#=4]


The menu at the Colonial Downs facility in Vinton is coming under fire.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vinton/File Tape]


That's because a religious group is trying to stop the ABC board from issuing the parlor a liquor license.
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[SOT 16:04:25]
[IN Q=Concerned Christians of the Valley objected]

((BARNEY ARTHUR/DIRECTOR OF CCOTV:CONCERNED CHRISTIANS OF THE VALLEY OBJECTED TO THE ISSUANCE OF THE LICENSE FOR A NUMBER OF REASONS. ONE OF THE REASONS WE OBJECTED WAS QUALIFICATIONS.))
[SUPER=01-Barney Arthur/Concerned Christians of the Valley Director]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=reasons we objected was qualifications.]
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[VO-NAT]

Arthur's group says the facility does not meet an ABC requirement that a facility sell a certain number of meals that include a substantial entree. Arthur and Colonial Downs disagree on what constitutes a meal. A judge heard the arguments at a hearing in Roanoke yesterday. A ruling is expected within the week.
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[Jupiter]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=kmc]
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At first glance, Jupiter looks like it has a case of the measles.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NASA;]


Five spots are scattered across the upper half of the planet.
But closer inspection by NASA's Hubble telescope shows the spots are actually a rare alignment of three of Jupiter's largest moons across the planet's face.
Seeing three shadows on Jupiter happens only about once or twice a decade.
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[11Dan-River]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=04-47 TC10:16]
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In business news, the picture's a little brighter for one of Southside's biggest employers.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville/File Tape]


Dan River says it expects to emerge from bankruptcy in January, thanks to new financing commitments its lined up.

The textile maker filed for Chapter-Eleven bankruptcy back in March and cut hundreds of jobs over the summer.
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[11VA-Unemployment]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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Virginia's unemployment rate fell to three-point-three percent in September, the lowest level for that month in four years and well below the National average.
Martinsville had the highest unemployment at 15-point-four percent.
Bath County had the lowest at one-point-two percent.

[Marketwatch]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=NET]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]
[ENG#=2]


In other business news, the re-election of President Bush affected Wall Street yesterday.
Jean Lee has that story and more in this morning's Marketwatch.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Jean Lee/Reporting; :00]
[RUNS=1:30]
[OUT Q=in New York.]

((Stocks could add to Wednesday s gains, when the market showed approval for the quick resolution to the Presidential election, and another term for President George Bush.
President Bush s helped send the down up 101 points, while the Nasdaq added 19. Sectors showing gains on Bush s re-election, included healthcare and pharmaceuticals. Analysts say Kerry's stance in favor of the importation of cheaper, foreign drugs, had been perceived as a negative, by pharmaceutical investors.
Oil and gas-related shares ALSO rose, on hopes that President Bush, can push through his Energy Policy Bill, and put in place a plan, to ease the country's dependence on foreign oil.
After the close, automakers released their October sales figures. Both Ford General Motors turned in lower results, with GM saying it will reduce its upcoming production targets.
DaimlerChrysler posted a slight rise last month, while the Japanese automakers continued to outperform their domestic rivals.
Ford sold over 268-thousand autos in October, with its popular F-Series truck gaining 16- percent. The company s market share rose to 20 percent in October, its biggst piece of the pie in at least six months. Ford s NEW product line includes the Escape Hybrid, the 500- sedan and the hotly anticipated, re-designed Mustang. For the very latest market news, log in to our website, visit our website, CBS.MW.Com In NY, I m JL.))

(tape tosses to stocks)

[STOCKS] [WOOD ROGERS SPONSOR BOARD 5185 ESSC] [COMM]


[11Henry-Chase]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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A Patrick Springs man killed himself after ramming a sheriff's patrol car.
Authorities in Southside were on the look-out for 31-year old Steve Michael Hayden after getting a call that he had abducted his wife.
She told police she escaped. Then Hayden's vehicle was spotted by deputies in the Spencer area of Henry County.
Deputies say Hayden rammed a patrol car and was forced off the road around 11o-clock yesterday morning.
Officers say that's when he grabbed a shotgun and killed himself.

[Peterson]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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Jurors continue deliberations today in the murder trial of Scott Peterson.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Redwood City, CA;]


More than five months after opening statements, the jury has the case.
They'll be sequestered until they reach a verdict on whether Peterson killed his wife, Laci and their unborn son.
Court watchers say defense attorney Mark Geragos was subdued during his closing remarks.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Obviously, trying to reach jurors]

((ROBERT TALBOT/LEGAL ANALYST: OBVIOUSLY REACH JURORS ON SINCERE LEVEL TALKING TO JURORS FROM THE HEART. ))
[SUPER=01-Robert Talbot/Legal Analyst;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=from the heart.]
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[VO-NAT]


Meanwhile, many analysts gave the prosecution's closing rebuttal high marks.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The last thing]

((DEAN JOHNSON/LEGAL ANALYST: THE LAST THING THE JURY HEARD WAS A POWERFUL REBUTTAL BY THE PROSECUTION "WHY DID THOSE VICTIMS' BODIES WASH UP WHERE SCOTT PETERSON WAS FISHING?" ))
[SUPER=01-Dean Johnson/Legal Analyst;]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=Peterson was fishing?]
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[VO-NAT]


If the jury convicts Peterson of first degree murder, he could face the death penalty.
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[11Spam-Trial]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=bda]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=LEgal Scales]

One of the world's most prolific spammers was convicted in the first test of a tough new Virginia law. Jeremy Jaynes, of Raleigh, North Carolina, was sentenced to nine years in prison. His sister, Jessica DeGroot, was fined 75-hundred dollars. It's the nation's first ever felony spam conviction, and came under a new Virginia law considered the toughest in the country. The two were found guilty of forging their return Internet addressess to misrepresent the origin of e-mails in July of 2003. The trial was held in Loudon County because the e-mails went through a server belonging to America Online, which is based there.

(Kim tosses to bump)

[BUMP]

[COMM] [Biz-Brief]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Business News]
[ENG#=2]


In other business news, pharmaceutical stocks got a boost yesterday. Stan Case has more in today's business brief.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Stan Case/Reporting; :]
[RUNS=1:05]
[OUT Q=I'm Stan Case.]

((STOCKS ROSE WEDNESDAY.


THE DOW INDUSTRIALS GAINED 101-POINTS.
WHILE THE NASDAQ ADDED 19.


SHARES OF BIG PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES ROSE ON PRESIDENT BUSH'S RE-ELECTION VICTORY.
THAT'S BECAUSE JOHN KERRY HAD PLEDGED TO LIMIT PRICES PAID FOR PRESCRIPTION DRUGS.
SHARES OF PFIZER AND BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB BOTH ROSE MORE THAN TWO PERCENT, WHILE MERCK WENT UP NEARLY FOUR-PERCENT.


DEFENSE AND AEROSPACE COMPANIES ALSO GAINED ON THE BUSH WIN.
INVESTORS are BETTING DEFENSE SPENDING WILL REMAIN strong UNDER A SECOND BUSH TERM.
BOEING ADDED MORE THAN TWO PERCENT, WHILE SHARES OF UNITED TECHNOLOGIES AND HONEYWELL ROSE MORE THAN ONE PERCENT.


GENERAL MOTORS, THE WORLD'S BIGGEST AUTOMAKER, POSTED A FIVE PERCENT DROP IN U-S VEHICLES SALES IN OCTOBER, COMPARED TO A YEAR AGO.
FORD's SALES FeLL FIVE PERCENT, but CHRYSLER SAW SALES GO UP TWO PERCENT.


JAPANESE AUTOMAKERS OUTPERFORMED THEIR AMERICAN COMPETITORS.
NISSAN SAW U-S SALES LEAP 27-PERCENT, WHILE HONDA SALES rose MORE THAN 10 PERCENT AND TOYOTA GAINED 13 PERCENT.


WITH THE BUSINESS BRIEF... I'M STAN CASE.))

[TAPE TOSS TO STOCKS] [STOCKS] [WOOD ROGERS SPONSOR BOARD 5185 ESSC] [WINNER]


[11Virginia-React]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=04-32 TC1:54:32]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=1]


For the past 40- years the majority of Virginians have supported Republican presidential candidates. However, since 1966, there have been five Republican and five Democratic *governors* elected in Virginia. Using history as a guide, this year's gubernatorial candidates will start out on equal footing.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]

Attorney General Jerry Kilgore is the likely Republican nominee. He says the governor's race will have it's own set of issues, but Virginians will also hear more of the same ones debated in the presidential race.
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[SOT 22:23:31]
[IN Q=From dealing with taxes]

((JERRY KILGORE/VIRGINIA ATTORNEY GENERAL: FROM DEALING WITH TAXES TO BRINGING JOBS AND OPPORTUNITIES TO THAT, JUST THAT ONE WORD OF OPTIMISM, AN OPTIMISM FOR THE FUTURE OF VIRGINIA.))
[SUPER=@Kilgore;]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=future of Virginia]
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[VO-NAT]

Likely Democratic nominee Tim Kaine says he's pleased with everything that was accomplished during last year's General Assembly session. He expects this year will be just as productive.
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[SOT 22:30:29]
[IN Q=This legislative session is]

((TIM KAINE/VIRGINIA LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR: THIS LEGISLATIVE SESSION IS GOING TO BE REALLY IMPORTANT TOO AND I'VE GOT A KEY ROLE TO PLAY IN THAT AS PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE. SO BEFORE I POLITICIZE THINGS TOO MUCH I THINK I'LL GET THROUGH THIS SESSION, WORK REAL HARD AT IT AND LIKELY DO AN ANNOUNCEMENT THEREAFTER.))
[SUPER=@Kaine;]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=an announcement thereafter]
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=None]

Both men say it will be several months before they *officially* announce their intent to run.

[11Radford-Race]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
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[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=04-35 TC1:23:54]
[GRAPHIC=Election 2004]
[ENG#=2]

Radford Election Officials certified the results, but two races may NOT be over yet.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=203-Radford;]

It appears Republican Patrick Moore has lost to Incumbent Democrat Chris Rehak by ONE vote. There were four provisional ballots cast yesterday, but only one was certified. It was a vote for Moore.
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[SOT: 47:19:00 to :27; 31:19:00 to :27]
[IN Q=There's one]

((CHRIS REHAK:THERE'S ONE THING I'VE LEARNED OVER THE LAST SIX MONTHS. THERE'S NOTHING GUARANTEED. THERE'S NOTHING YOU CAN EXPECT WITH POLITICS. PATRICK MOORE: YOU KNOW THESE ARE KIND OF THINGS YOU SEE ON TV AND YOU DON'T REALLY BELIEVE THEY CAN HAPPEN WHAT THE TERRIFIC THING IS I WANT EVERYONE TO KNOW THAT ONE VOTE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE.))
[SUPER=201-Chris Rehak/(D) Commonwealth's Attorney-Elect; :00]
[SUPER=201-Patrick Moore/(R) Commonwealth's Attorney Candidate; :09]
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[OUT Q=can make a difference.]
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[VO-NAT]

Moore plans to ask for a recount... an idea Rehak supports. Former Sheriff Terry Alley also filed for a recount yesterday. The Democrat lost his bid for re-election by 26 votes to Republican challenger Mark Armentrout When the request are formally filed, the Radford Circuit Court will have 7 days to respond.
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[11Bedford-Race]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=sba]
[TAPE#=04-37 TC1:05:55]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]
[ENG#=3]

Bedford County officials spent yesterday reviewing election results.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=203-Bedford]

They are now turning to the state board of elections for guidance after discovering a number of discrepancies while reviewing poll books, statements and machine printouts of each precinct. The board started yesterday with the district 5 School board race which includes Keith Jones' one-vote win over Laura Beckman Rodes.
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[SOT@21:35:15.22]
[IN Q=It seems like Florida 2000...]

((LAURA RODES/(I) SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATE: IT SEEMS LIKE FLORIDA 2000 IN A SENSE, BUT ERRILY, IT GOES BACK TO LAST YEAR AS WELL. IT'S HARD TO BELIEVE IT COULD HAPPEN TWICE.))
[SUPER=201-Laura Rodes/(I) School Board Candidate;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=.. could happen twice.]
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[VO-NAT]

Last year, results for several county races were thrown out because a number of voters cast ballots in the wrong precinct. Bedford County registrar Marie Batten told the group two-provisional ballots could affect the outcome. Batten says she should know something today.
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[11Franklin-Voter]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=04-33 TC 1:40:29]
[GRAPHIC=Election 2004]
[ENG#=4]


A Franklin County woman wants to know why she was turned away on election day.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=203-Franklin Co.;]

Tammy Peters moved to Rocky Mount in April, but voting officials told her Tuesday she was still registered in Ferrum.
Peters says she then asked for a provisional ballot, but was denied.
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[SOT 52]
[IN Q=they told me]

((TAMMY PETERS/DENIED A PROVISIONAL BALLOT: THEY TOLD ME I COULD GO TO FERRUM AND VOTE, AND WHEN I TOLD THEM THAT I COULDN'T, IT WAS SIX O'CLOCK AND WAS ALREADY GETTING DARK, AND I HAD TO GET HOME TO MY CHILD AND I TOLD THEM THAT I WANTED TO DO THE PROVISIONAL VOTE, THEY SAID NO.))
[SUPER=207-Tammy Peters;]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=they said no]
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[VO-NAT]

Peters says she called the state board of elections, which told her she should have received a provisional ballot. Franklin County officials did not return our phone calls about this story. But, the D-M-V, where Peters submitted a change of address, says the problem appears to have been isolated.
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(Kim tosses to BUMP)

[BUMP]

[COMM][11Campbell-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=04-40 TC36:29]
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Roanoke's Fire Chief was first on the scene when fire damaged a home on Campbell Avenue.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Jim Grigsby spotted the blaze on his way to work yesterday, and alerted dispatchers.
When engines arrived, the front porch and first floor were in flames.
Damage to the home is estimated at 30- thousand dollars.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=No one was hurt]

((MELVIN SANDERS/BATTALION CHIEF: NO ONE WAS HURT ON THE FIRE CREWS, AND LIKE I SAID NO ONE WAS LIVING HERE AT THE TIME, SO NO INJURIES TO CIVILIANS OR FIRE PERSONNEL.))
[SUPER=01-Melvin Sanders/Battalion Chief]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=civilians or fire personnel.]
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[VO-NAT]


The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
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