11/08/05

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JEAN 2-Shot JEAN 2-Shot

Good evening, I'm Jean Jadhon
KEITH 2-Shot Keith 2-Shot

And I'm Keith Humphry

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*CG standup Keith Humphry
khumphry@wdbj7.com


*CG standup Jean Jadhon
jjadhon@wdbj7.com



*CG 304


*CG standup Mike Stevens >>
mstevens@wdbj7.com
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KEITH 2-SHOT KEITH 2-SHOT

Virginians are still heading to the
polls tonight.
JEAN 2- SHOT JEAN 2-SHOT

However, concern over voting
machines has prompted the Democratic
Party to get involved.

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Joy Sutton joins in Roanoke County
tonight.
KEITH IN BOX KEITH IN BOX

Joy, we understand Democratic
officials say they've received
complaints from 8 different polling
locations in Roanoke County?

Keith and Jean --

News 7 has received a number of
complaints as well.

LIVE=Joy Full/Micro LIVE FULL

*CG standup Joy Sutton
jsutton@wdbj7.com



*CG live Roanoke Co.

Voters say when they've gone in to vote
for a particular candidate, it shows up
on the screen as their opponent.

The majority say when they tried to
vote for Democratic candidate Tim Kaine
for Governor it showed up as Republican
Jerry Kilgore.

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INQ=I did this five times


*CG 2line Nancy Royer
Voter
:00
*CG 2line Nancy Hughes
Roanoke Co. Democratic Chair
:20
*CG 2line Judy Stokes
Roanoke Co. Registrar
:37


*CG 2line Rose Ann Burgess
Ogden Precinct Chief
:53

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OQ=there is something wrong <


16:45

I DID THIS 5 TIMES AND FINALLY ON THE
SIXTH TRY I WAS ABLE TO VOTE FOR THE

CANDIDATE OF MY CHOICE SO I TOLD THEM
THEY A REAL MALFUNCTION ON THEIR
MACHINE

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It's a concern that Roanoke County
democratic chair Nancy Hughes has heard
a lot and the reason she's out
investigating.

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21:25:21

I'M GOING IN AND LOOKING AT MACHINES.
WE'RE SENDING IN LEGAL TEAMS, WE'RE
ALSO HAVING COUNTY IT TESTING MACHINES,
HE HAS PULLED SOME OF THE MACHINES.

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Roanoke County Election officials say
their techs have found no problems with
the machines.

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21:13:50

I THINK IT'S PROBABLY BECAUSE THE
MACHINES ARE SO SENSITIVE, SOME HAVE TO
BE TOUCHED MORE FIRMLY THAN OTHERS

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Officials advise voters to seek help
from one of the election officials if
they have trouble with a machine. At
Green Valley officials have stopped
using one of their machines.


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IF ANYONE HAD A PROBLEM WE WALKED THEM
THROUGH IT. WE'VE JUST SHUT THAT ONE
DOWN FOR AWHILE AND USED OUR OTHER
MACHINES JUST IN CASE THERE IS
SOMETHING WRONG.

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OQ=





LIVE=Joy Full/Micro LIVE FULL

*CG live Roanoke Co.

Election officials do point out that
have 3 opportunities to correct a
mistake before it's official. They say
take your time these voting machines
can be sensitive. I actually had the
same problem myself.

DOUBLE BOXES=Keith-Jean & Joy/Micro DOUBLE BOXES



Keith and Jean --

People still have until 7 pm to vote.
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JEAN ON CAM JEAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Election 2005 A spokesman for Tim Kaine says


he's confident in the way Roanoke
County handled those problems.

The lieutenant governor spent the
day in his hometown of Richmond.


He'll watch election returns
tonight with the rest of the ticket at
Democratic party headquarters.

DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Jennifer/Skytracker DOUBLE BOXES



That's where we find News 7's
Jennifer Wishon.

Jenn, what's the mood there?

LIVE=Jennifer Full/Skytracker LIVE FULL

*CG standup Jennifer Wishon
jwishon@wdbj7.com


*CG live Richmond

... the democratic party has had
all hands on deck to get Tim Kaine
elected.

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ROLLCUE: to get Tim Kaine elected.

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INQ=




*CG locator Richmond
:00






*CG 2line Tim Kaine

(D) Candidate for Governor


:10





*CG 2line Doug Wilder
Former Governor
:42




*CG 2line Mo Elleithee
Kaine Communication Director
:55



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OQ=IN VIRGINIA HISTORY





LIVE=Jennifer Full/Skytracker LIVE FULL

*CG live Richmond





Jen tosses to JoeD





DOUBLE BOXES=JoeD & Jennifer/Skytracker DOUBLE BOXES



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Virginia Republicans believe their

ability to target conservative voters
will put Jerry Kilgore over the top.

Tonight, Joe Dashiell is covering the
Kilgore campaign

Jennifer� Jerry Kilgore is offering
no apologies for a campaign that
pointed out deep political and
philosophical differences between the
two leading candidates.

LIVE=Joe D Full/Starlink LIVE FULL

*CG standup Joe Dashiell
jdashiell@wdbj7.com


*CG live Richmond

While he expects it to be a
close one, he believes a superior Get
Out the Vote effort will be the
difference

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INQ=




*CG locator Henrico Co.
:08


*CG 2line Jerry Kilgore

(R) Candidate for Governor


:22




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OQ=pay dividends at the polls <




IN Q=alright we did it



RUNS= 07



OUT Q=good for me.





Jerry Kilgore cast his ballot with his
daughter alongside, his wife and son
close behind. As he greeted supporters
outside River's Edge Elementary, he
expressed confidence that he would
celebrating later in the day.



SOT 10:51



IN Q=We've done more work on get out


the vote

RUNS=17



OUT Q= declaring victory tonight.









Asked what he would do differently if
given the chance, Kilgore joked he
would engineer a 20 point lead.



But even if the polls still show him
neck and neck with Democrat Tim Kaine,
Kilgore says an unprecedented effort to

target conservative voters, will pay
dividends at the polls.>>



LIVE=Joe D Full/Starlink LIVE FULL

*CG live Richmond

It's going to be an interesting
here� While the democrats and
republicans are gathering in ballrooms
just a few hundred yards from each
other, Elton John is playing at the
Richmond coliseum.

DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & JoeD/Starlink DOUBLE BOXES



Jean, it may not be as exciting as
the day the Grateful Dead and the Miss
Virginia pageant shared the Roanoke
Civic Center, but it has potential
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KEITH ON CAM KEITH ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Election 2005 The only statewide candidate who


still lives in Western Virginia was up
early this morning asking voters for
their support.

ENG#=3 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke

After voting in his home precinct

in Bath County, Creigh Deeds spent some
time in Roanoke before heading to
Richmond for tonight's election
results.

Deeds says the travel just comes
with the territory.


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INQ=I'm going to travel




*CG 2line Creigh Deeds

(D) Candidate for Attorney General CREIGH DEEDS/ (D) CANDIDATE FOR


ATTORNEY GENERAL-I'M GOING TO TRAVEL
THE STATE BEFORE IT'S OVER. THIS
CAMPAIGN HAS BEEN A GREAT ADVENTURE TO
MEET PEOPLE. I'VE BEEN TRYING TO SELL A
POSITIVE VISION OF THE FUTURE, TRYING
TO CONVINCE PEOPLE I'VE GOT THE RIGHT
TOOLS TO BECOME ATTORNEY GENERAL.

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OQ=attorney general





VO-NAT VO-NAT



Deeds faces Republican Bob
McDonnell.

McDonnell is a delegate from
Virginia Beach.

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KEITH ON CAM KEITH ON CAM

GRAPHIC=HOLD Stay with News 7 for updates on major


races throughout the evening.
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If you've got digital connections and
you're looking for non-stop election
information, turn to Channel 7-too for
continously updated returns plus the
candidates' victory and concession
speeches from Richmond.
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Our web site is another source of the
latest numbers any time. Just long
onto wdbj7-dot-com tonight.

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JEAN 2-Shot JEAN 2-Shot

Still ahead on News Seven,
more election day coverage from across
the area, including the New River
Valley.

ENG#=1



VO-NAT VO-NAT


KEITH ON VO KEITH ON VO

Plus the same candidates,
but a new twist in this year's race for
sheriff in Roanoke.

Is a lawsuit affecting
support for one candidate?
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JEAN 2-Shot JEAN 2-Shot

Still ahead on News Seven,
why many of us will be paying more for
power.

KEITH 2-SHOT KEITH 2-SHOT

Plus election insight from
our political expert Doctor Tom Morris.

LIVE=Rachel Full/Micro RACHEL LIVE TEASE

*CG standup Rachel DePompa
rdepompa@wdbj7.com


*CG live Radford









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JEAN 2-SHOT JEAN 2-SHOT

Only one other state- -New
Jersey- -has an election for Governor
today, so these two races may attract a
lot of attention.

KEITH 3-SHOT KEITH 3-SHOT

Political Scientist and
College President Tom Morris is with us
tonight to help us put all this in
perspective. Good to have you here, Dr.
Morris... from Emory and Henry College.


*CG 2line Dr. Tom Morris
Emory & Henry College

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KEITH ON CAM KEITH ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Election 2005 The only contested race in


Roanoke today is for sheriff.

Incumbent Democrat George
McMillan is seeking a third term.

He's being challenged by the same
person who ran against him in 2001.


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VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke

Republican Octavia Johnson is
running against Sheriff McMillan.

She worked for the sheriff's
office for 25 years before retiring
last year.

This time around she say's she
has become more visible in the
community and in her party.

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INQ="Just being more....




*CG 2line Octavia Johnson

(R) Candidate for Roanoke Sheriff JUST BEING MORE INVOLVED. PEOPLE SEEING

:00 ME, WHEREAS BEFORE, THEY DIDN'T KNOW ME
IN 2001. AND AFTER GETTING TO KNOW ME
OVER THE PAST 4 YEARS, THEY'VE SEEN
MORE OUT IN THE PUBLIC AND SO FORTH.
*CG 2line George McMillan I AM JUST RUNNING FOR OFFICE AND THAT'S
(D) Candidate for Roanoke Sheriff WHAT I'AM GOING TO DO. ALL I CAN DO IS


DEAL WITH IS THE POSITIVE THINGS I'VE
BEEN TRYING TO DO FOR THE CITIZENS OF
ROANOKE AND I THINK THAT IS GOING TO
PAY OFF.

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OQ=going to pay off."





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This year Sheriff McMillan also
faces a sexual harassment lawsuit filed
by a former deputy.

Throughout the day, though,
McMillan says he has heard a lot of
support from Roanoke citizens.

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JEAN ON CAM JEAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Election 2005 Folks are turning out in Radford


for two big races.

Voters will pick the next Sheriff and
top prosecutor.

DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Rachel/Microwave DOUBLE BOXES



New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel
DePompa is in Radford.

Rachel, what's the turnout like?

Keith/Jean, voters are certainly
interested in these races, turnout
could be as high as 50-percent.

LIVE=Rachel Full/Micro LIVE FULL


*CG standup Rachel DePompa
rdepompa@wdbj7.com


*CG live Radford

And after a handful votes separated
candidates last year, this year people
are feeling a little anxious.



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INQ=DEMOCRAT CHRIS REHAK




*CG locator Radford
:00




*CG 2line Chris Rehak

(D) Candidate for Comm. Attorney


:13


*CG 2line John Dalton

(R) Candidate for Comm. Attorney


:30


*CG 2line Mark Armentrout

(R) Candidate for Radford Sheriff


:52


*CG 2line Terry Alley


(D) Candidate for Radford Sheriff


1:15

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OQ=COME BACK AND WORK



LIVE=Rachel Full/Micro LIVE FULL

*CG live Radford



RACHEL AD LIBS



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JEAN ON CAM JEAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=HOLD Two newcomers to politics are


hoping to become Salem's top
prosecutor.

ENG#=4 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Salem

Republican candidate Scott Gardner
promises to be an advocate for victim's
rights -- if elected Commonwealth's
Attorney.

The criminal lawyer says he'll

also work to cut crime in the community
and schools.

Independent candidate Tom Bowers
says his experience makes him the best
man for the job.

Bowers was an assistant
commonwealth's attorney in Roanoke for
six and half years.

Both men hope to fill the open seat
left by Fred King, who became judge
earlier this year.

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JEAN ON CAM JEAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Murder Invest. The Appomattox County sheriff is


looking for help solving a murder that
occurred in late September.

Investigators want to talk to a
man who was seen near the home of the
victim, Dorothy Dillon Harris.
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They've released a picture of
what he may look like, based on witness
descriptions.

He 35 to 45 years old, about 5-11
and 175 pounds. And he may have been
riding a motorcycle.

If this is anyone you recognize,
call the Appomattox County Sheriff at
434-352-8241.
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KEITH ON CAM KEITH ON CAM

GRAPHIC=NONE APCO is paying more for the fuel


it needs to make electricity.

And the state is going to let the
company pass that cost on to you.

Starting in January, the typical
homeowner will pay another 3 dollars
and 65 cents a month for power.

That's an eight-percent increase.

The State Corporation Commission the rate increase. will hold hearings next year to review