05:59-01

1-News-Head

ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#
GRAPHIC=NONE


Coming up on NEWS 7 at SIX, the Simpson verdict, - -including reaction from a former team-mate in Lynchburg.
A federal judge says Virginia better get busy signing up voters in UNconventional places.
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VO-NAT


And a French delegation takes in the sites in Bedford County- -home of D-Day heroes of the Normandy invasion.
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Sports-Head


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports head
GRAPHIC=NONE


Tonight in sports, the O-J verdict interrupts the Hokies weekly football news conference.
Dale Jarrett says a lack of equipment and not courage is keeping Ernie Irvan from racing at Charlotte this week.
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VO-NAT eng#


And the 1995 Major leagues baseball playoffs begin tonight at four different parks across the country.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
SS=None


After a long dry stretch, we may get more rain than we bargained for in the next 3 days. More on the that just ahead...

Simpson


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6 p.m.
WRITER=kmc
TAPE# 95-76
GRAPHIC=Simpson


O-J Simpson is a free man tonight.
The murder trial closely watched throughout the world ended shortly after one o'clock today-- the verdict: NOT guilty.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA;


O-J Simpson's defense team and family members displayed joy and relief as the verdicts were read.
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SOT 15:21:17
IN Q=I do believe

((JOHNNIE COCHRAN/SIMPSON'S ATTORNEY: I DO BELIEVE THAT THERE WERE CREDIBILITY PROBLEMS WITH MEMBERS OF THE L-A-P-D-- SOME WHO TESTIFIED IN THIS CASE AND I BELIEVE THAT HAS HAD SOME EFFECT. ))
SOT 15:21:55

((EUNICE SIMPSON/SIMPSON'S MOTHER: I KNEW MY SON WAS INNOCENT, AND I HAD THE SUPPORT OF SO MANY PEOPLE FROM AROUND THE WORLD.))
SUPER=01-Johnnie Cochran/Simpson's Attorney;
SUPER=01-Eunice Simpson/Simpson's Mother;
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=around the world
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VO-NAT


Nothing but disappointment in the faces of prosecutors and the families of Nicole Simpson and Ronald Goldman.
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SOT 15:20:09
IN Q=I deeply believe

((FRED GOLDMAN/RONALD GOLDMAN'S FATHER: I DEEPLY BELIEVE THAT THIS COUNTRY LOST TODAY-- JUSTICE WAS NOT SERVED. ))
SOT 15:15:55

((GIL GARCETTI/L.A. DISTRICT ATTORNEY: THIS WAS AN EMOTIONAL TRIAL. APPARENTLY, THEIR DECISION WAS BASED ON EMOTION THAT OVERCAME REASON.))
SUPER=01-Fred Goldman/Ronald Goldman's Father;
SUPER=01-Gil Garcetti/L.A. District Attorney;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=overcame reason
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VO-NAT


Simpson returned to his Brentwood home this afternoon.
In a statement, Simpson vowed to find the real killer and says he also wants to get his children back.
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React-Simpson


ANCHOR=khu
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=spr
TAPE# 95-71
GRAPHIC=HOLD


The Simpson verdict was the number one topic today most everywhere.
double box=Scott/Keith


Scott Prince talked to several local residents once the verdict was returned.
Scott, what were some of the things you heard today?
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LIVE=SCOTT FULL
SUPER=19-Scott Prince


Keith, many people had formed strong opinions on the case long before the trial even started.
Others are just glad it's over.
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SOT
IN Q=He had to be
SUPER=01-Patricia Jackson/Lynchburg Resident; :00
SUPER=01-Jay Fregolee/Roanoke Resident; :05
SUPER=01-Dorrest Wells/Roanoke Resident; :14
SUPER=01-Danny Goins/Roanoke Resident; :20
SUPER=01-Paul Thomson/Woods, Rogers & Hazelgrove; :42
SUPER=01-Darlene Younger/Turning Point Women's Shelter; 1:05
RUNS=1:12
OUT Q=along the way.



(( SOT 00:00:28
IN Q=He had to be

((PATRICIA JACKSON/LYNCHBURG RESIDENT: HE HAD TO BE INNOCENT BECAUSE WHY WOULD THERE BE ALL THAT BLOODSHED? ))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=bloodshed
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SOT 3:47:23
IN Q=Why did he run

((JAY FREGOLEE/ROANOKE RESIDENT: WHY DID HE RUN AWAY IN THAT BRONCO CHASE. TO ME THAT PROVED RIGHT THEN AND THERE THAT HE WAS GUILTY. ))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=he was guilty
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SOT 4:00:04
IN Q=I'm glad it's over

((DORREST WELLS/ROANOKE RESIDENT: I'M GLAD IT'S OVER. I'M GLAD HE'LL GET BACK WITH HIS LIFE, WITH HIS KIDS AND THE REST OF HIS FAMILY. ))
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=his family
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SOT 04:04:43
IN Q=I really felt

((DANNY GOINS/ROANOKE RESIDENT: I REALLY FELT LIKE HE WAS PROBABLY GUILTY. BUT THE JURY JUST CAME TO THE DECISION THAT THEY DID NOT WANT THE REPERCUSSIONS REBOUNDING THROUGH THE COUNTRY BECAUSE OF THE RACE ISSUE. ))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=race issue


But some attorneys in the Roanoke Valley say race was just one of the factors that could've led to the not guilty verdicts.
They say the collection of evidence could've influenced the jury just as much.
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SOT 4:36:38
IN Q=Clearly the defense

((PAUL THOMSON/WOODS, ROGERS & HAZLEGROVE: CLEARLY THE DEFENSE WAS QUITE SKILLFUL IN PUTTING OUT THOSE ISSUES THAT WOULD LIKELY GIVE RISE TO REASONABLE DOUBT, AND THEY APPARENTLY KNEW THEIR AUDIENCE WELL AND GOT A FAIRLY PREDICTABLE RESULT. ))
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=predictable result


One person who could not predict the outcome was Darlene Young.
She runs the Turning Point Women's Shelter in Roanoke and listens to tragic stories of domestic violence every day.
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SOT 04:54:16
IN Q=I think the whole

((DARLENE YOUNG/TURNING POINT WOMEN'S SHELTER: I THINK THE WHOLE ISSUE HERE SHOULD HAVE BEEN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND I THINK THAT IT TURNED SOMEWHERE ALONG THE WAY. ))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=along the way

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LIVE=SCOTT


Keith, people were really split right down the middle on this case here in the Commonwealth.
But, the only thing that matters is that the jury in Los Angeles was able to agree on a decision.

DeLamielleure


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE# 95-78
GRAPHIC=HOLD


The man who played alongside Simpson during his glory days with the Buffalo Bills today lives in Lynchburg.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


Joe DeLamielleure (duh-LAH-muh-lure) is now an offensive line coach at Liberty University.
SUPER=@File;


As a player, DeLamielleure appeared in six Pro Bowls and helped O.J. break the two- thousand yard rushing mark in 19-73.
DeLamielleure says it was strange watching his former teammate become the focus of the trial of the century.
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SOT 4:19:49
IN Q=It's incredible

((JOE DELAMIELLEURE/FORMER SIMPSON TEAMMATE: IT'S INCREDIBLE BECAUSE WHEN YOU SEE THAT GUY SITTING THERE, YOU GO `MAN, I KNOW THAT GUY'. I MEAN EVERYBODY SAYS THAT WHEN YOU'RE PLAYING, PEOPLE SAY `MAN, I KNEW HIM WHEN WE PLAYED', BUT FOR A DOUBLE MURDER IT WAS JUST INCREDIBLE. IT'S GUT-WRENCHING AND RIGHT NOW I'M REALLY MELANCHOLY RIGHT NOW. IT MAKES ME FEEL LIKE NOTHING IS REALLY IMPORTANT. WE'RE LIKE WATCHING FILMS ON FOOTBALL AND MY HEART IS JUST BREAKING FOR THE GOLDMAN FAMILY AND THE BROWNS, IT REALLY IS. I CAN'T TELL YOU HOW HEAVY I FEEL FOR THOSE PEOPLE.))
SUPER=01-Joe DeLamielleure/Former Simpson Teammate; :00
RUNS=:28
OUT Q=I feel for those people.
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VO-NAT


DeLamielleure doesn't know how he would have voted had he been on the Simpson jury.
He does feel Simpson had the best defense team money could buy.
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Motor-Voter


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE# 95-84
GRAPHIC=George Allen


A slap on the wrist today for Governor George Allen.
SS=Va seal


A federal judge declared the "Motor Voter" law constitutional, and ordered Virginia to implement it within six months.
The unexpectedly swift decision is a victory for voters who approved the law in a referendum last year.
Ellen Qualls reports.
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SOT
IN Q=The U.S. Justice
SUPER=@file; :05
SUPER=01-Gilda Williams/U.S. Dept. of Justice; :08
SUPER=01-Lawrence Ottinger/People for the American Way; :27
SUPER=@Allen; :49
SUPER=01-Virginia DeSimone/League of Women Voters; 1:02
SUPER=@Ellen1; 1:08
RUNS=1:23
OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.


(( The U.S. Justice Department fought for Motor Voter to become law in Virginia, allowing registration at the D-M-V and social service offices.
sot 03:24

((GILDA WILLIAMS/U.S. DEPT. OF JUSTICE: BECAUSE WE THINK IT'S VERY IMPORTANT THAT THE CITIZENS OF VIRGINIA REAP THE BENEFITS OF THIS ACT. THE ACT HAS ALREADY REGISTERED MORE THAN FIVE MILLION VOTERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY.))
runs=:10


But Governor Allen and Attorney General Jim Gilmore sued the federal government -- calling it an unfunded mandate that could encourage voter fraud.
sot 00:02:00

((LAWRENCE OTTINGER/PEOPLE FOR THE AMERICAN WAY: VIRGINIA HAS PREDICTED THAT THERE WOULD BE 1.5 MILLION NEW REGISTRANTS IN FIVE YEARS UNDER THIS ACT. WHY ARE THEY TRYING TO KEEP REGISTRANTS OUT OF THE VOTING BOOTH? GOVERNOR ALLEN SHOULD BE LEADING THE WAY. POLITICS CAN BE THE ONLY REASON THAT HE'S DOING THIS.))
RUNS=:14


The unspoken assumption is that registration at welfare offices and D-M-V's might be more likely to add those with Democratic leanings to the voter rolls.

sot DANVILLE BITE

((GOVERNOR GEORGE ALLEN: WELFARE OFFICES ARE FOR RUNNING SOCIAL SERVICES TO BE IMPLEMENTING WORK FARE, WHICH IS WHAT WE'RE TRYING TO DO AND REFORM THE WELFARE SYSTEM, NOT TURN IT INTO A YOU KNOW, ADVOCACY GROUP FOR REGISTRATION.))
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SOT 04:44

((VIRGINIA DESIMONE/LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS: CLEARLY THE VOTERS HAVE SPOKEN TO THEM. THE JUDGE HAS NOW SPOKEN TO THEM.))
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sot standup


"'Nuff said" says the Allen Administration.
A spokesman for Attorney General Jim Gilmore -- who privately supports wider registration but acts as the Governor's attorney -- says there will be NO appeal, and the administration will work to implement the law by March.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.
runs=:00

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HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE


Still ahead, Len Besthoff will have a live report on the future of Virginia's coal industry,
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VO-NAT

and Patrick Evans also has a live report on our birthday celebration, and the salute to the man who was the soul of W-D-B-J.
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Roanoke-Murder


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE# 95-86
GRAPHIC=Murder


Police are investigating the murder of a Roanoke man who was shot and killed this morning.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Police found 21- year- old Eric Jones shortly before one A-M with a gunshot wound to the chest.
Witnesses say Jones was sitting with family and friends in the living room of a house on Signal Hill Avenue when a man in a hooded sweatshirt barged through the front door.
When Jones confronted the gunman he was shot.
He died later at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=None


Jones had been arrested earlier this year for possession of crack cocaine and marijuana, but the charges were dropped.

Ironto-Body


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE#
GRAPHIC=NONE


A truck driver whose decomposing body was found yesterday at the Ironto rest area on I-81 died of natural causes.
An autopsy today concluded Larry Myrick of Georgia had a heart attack.
Employees of the rest area called police because Myrick's rig had been parked there with the engine running for a week.
A sheriff's deputy found Myrick's body in the cab sleeping quarters.

Prison-Security


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE# 95-87
GRAPHIC=Prison security


The Inspector General for Virginia's Department of Corrections admitted today his office did NOT have any reason to call off the probe into how a loaded gun might have gotten onto death row.
And, he says, there was NO reason for his bosses to suggest the gun was "a hoax" perpetrated by a defense attorney.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Ray (GOAMS) Gomes appeared before the state Crime Commission for the first time since
SUPER=@file;

a gun was found in Willie Turner's typewriter -- just hours after his execution in May.
Within 36 hours, the director of the Department of Corrections and the Governor were suggesting it was a hoax on the part of Turner's attorney.
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SOT 11:48:01
IN Q=You had not even

((DEL. HOWARD COPELAND/D-NORFOLK: YOU HAD NOT EVEN REALLY GOTTEN GOING GOOD ON YOUR INVESTIGATION HAD YOU? RAY GOMES/CORRECTIONS INSPECTOR GENERAL: WE HAD BEEN ACTIVELY GOING INTO IT. WE HAD DEVELOPED A GREAT DEAL OF INFORMATION. DEL. HOWARD COPELAND/D-NORFOLK: BUT IT WAS ALL PRELIMINARY WAS IT NOT? YES. THANK YOU.))
SUPER=01-Del. Howard Copeland/(D) Norfolk;
SUPER=01-Ray Gomes/Corrections Inspector General;
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=Yes. Thank you.
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VO-NAT


Democrats have spent a great deal of time in public meetings since May inquiring about lapses in prison security.
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Coal-Council


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE# 95-67
GRAPHIC=Coal Mining


Without a doubt, the coal industry that supports a good portion of southwestern Virginia has had its ups and downs recently.
Strikes, low demand, and a declining number of high- yield mines have all contributed to the problem.
Dble Box=Len


But Len Besthoff says the speakers at the Virginia Coal Council's annual meeting say demand for coal appears is on the upswing.
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LIVE=Len/Microwave
SUPER=@Len1;
SUPER=05-Roanoke;


Keith last year American Electric Power spent TWO-BILLION-DOLLARS on coal to supply its power plants.
And Appalachian Power's parent company says it will be using it for a long time to come.
Proof of that is the program to extend the life of some of its coal-fired plants by several decades.
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SOT
IN Q=We think
SUPER=01-Linn Draper/American Electric Power CEO;
SUPER=@File;
SUPER=01-Bill Bales/Norfolk Southern;
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OUT Q=our record year.



(( (/////SOT/////)
SOT 09:09:58
IN Q=We think

((LINN DRAPER/AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER CEO: WE THINK THAT WITH GOOD MAINTENANCE, IF WE CONTINUE TO REFURBISH THOSE PLANTS, THEY CAN GO BEYOND THEIR ORIGINAL 40 YEAR DESIGN LIFE. SOME WILL GO 50, 60, MAYBE MORE YEARS.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=maybe more years.


Meanwhile Norfolk Southern, one of the chief transportation companies that brings southwestern Virginia coal to market, says overseas demand continues to grow.
The vice president of its coal marketing division says the improved economy in western Europe has sparked demand for more coal at the steel mills and utilities it supplies there...additionally, N-S has begun supplying more coal to what it calls "non-traditional" markets, like Eastern Europe, and Mexico.
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SOT 09:40:22
IN Q=We'll look forward

((BILL BALES/NORFOLK SOUTHERN: WE'LL LOOK FORWARD TO WHAT WE BELIEVE WILL BE A CONTINUED GROWTH FOR SOME TIME TO COME. HOPEFULLY WE'LL GET BACK TO THOSE VERY HIGH FIGURES OF OUR EXPORT COAL THAT WE WITNESSED IN 1989 AND 1990, WHEN WE HAD OUR RECORD YEAR.))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=our record year.

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LIVE=Len/Full;
SUPER=05-Roanoke;


Keith, Norfolk Southern says it began to witness this rise in overseas demand for coal about a year ago.

Stocks


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=agi
TAPE#=
GRAPHIC=NONE


The stock market lost ground today as investors continue to worry about third- quarter profit reports.
Nasdaq lost seven points, and the DOW dropped eleven- and- a- half.
It closed at 47- hundred- 49.
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SUPER=#D-69;


D-Day


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE# 95-83
GRAPHIC=NONE


Residents of two French towns are on American soil this week, but their visit to western Virginia is no ordinary vacation.
52 men and women from Vire and St. Lo are seeing the sights AND honoring the memory of men who died during the D-Day invasion of Normandy.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford;


Poplar Forest, the Bedford County retreat of Thomas Jefferson, was one stop on today's itinerary.
Members of Bedford's Company A were among the first wave of soldiers to land on Omaha Beach in 1945...
and even for those French visitors born after the war, the week- long tour of western Virginia has special meaning.
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SOT
IN Q=When I was a child

(( ))
SUPER=01-Jean-Yves Cousin/Vire Mayor;
SUPER=01-Bob Slaughter/D-Day Memorial Foundation;
RUNS=:22
OUT Q=but we're trying anyway.
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VO-NAT


The tour of western Virginia will take the group to Lexington and Roanoke, and will culminate with a banquet at the Hotel Roanoke on Thursday night.
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ANNIVERSARY


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=SIX
WRITER=PEV
TAPE# 95-70
GRAPHIC=40 Anniv


Earlier this evening your hometown station began its 40th anniversary celebration in earnest with the unveiling of a portrait commemorating Mornin' host Irv Sharp and all his years of service.
The party continues in the lobby of our studios. That's where we find Patrick Evans. DOUBLE BOX KEITH/PATRICK
Patrick, tell us more about the locally commissioned portrait and what's next on our Anniversary Agenda.
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SUPER=@Patrick1;


Keith, as you said, they unveiled Irv's portrait, which will now hang here on our lobby.
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VO-NAT


The portrait, painted by local artist Eric Fitzpatrick, was unveiled in a ceremony that included Irv's widow, Mary Lee Sharp.
People in attendance included former Channel- 7 notables Dudley Townsend, Ted Powers, and former General Manager John Harkrader.
Present General Manager Bob Lee remarked on Fitzpatrick's work.
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SOT
IN Q=The portrait captures

(( ))
SUPER=01-Robert Lee/WDBJ General Manager;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=on WDBJ-7.
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VO-NAT


At the conclusion of this evening's broadcast, the party moves into our small studio, where the W-D-B-J 40th Anniversary Quilt is on display.
This quilt is the handiwork of people from all across the viewing area, and it will travel to many of the hometowns around the region following tonight's festivities.
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PATRICK AD LIBS TOSS TO KEITH DOUBLE BOX PATRICK/KEITH

Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


Coming up tonight in sports, the major league baseball playoffs open tonight, Dale Jarrett talks about Ernie Irvan not continuing his come back at Charlotte this week.
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VO-NAT ENG#


And the OJ Simpson verdict also produced a large amount of curiosity at Frank Beamer's weekly news conference today as the gathering stopped to watch with the rest of us.
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S-Tech


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=TF95-1
GRAPHIC=Tech football


Virginia Tech has climbed out of it's OH and 2 start with a pair of wins, including Saturday's 26-16 victory over Pittsburgh.
SUPER=OJ


But today's the Hokies focus on this week's opponent Navy was literally interrupted by the verdict in the O.J. Simpson case.
Steve Mason has more from Blacksburg.
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SOT
IN Q=first audio
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Today; :00
SUPER=01-Ken Oxendine/Virginia Tech Tailback; :24
SUPER=01-Jay Haygood/Virginia Tech Offensive Tackle; :33
SUPER=01-George DelRicco/Virginia Tech Linebacker; :41
SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Virginia Tech Head Coach; :53
SUPER=03-Pittsburgh, PA/Saturday; 1:01
SUPER=@Steve1; 1:09
RUNS=1:26
OUT Q=... news 7 sports"
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S-NFL


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s5-14
GRAPHIC=nfl logo

The Buffalo Bills beat the Cleveland Browns last night in Monday night action 22-to-19.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Cleveland, OH/ABC; :00


William & Mary graduate Seve Christie provided the winning points with this 33 yard field goal with just seconds to play.
But the play of the night was turned in by the Browns Vinny Testaverde, who has hi pass deflected and almost picked off by Cornelius Bennett.
Testeverde instead grabs the ball out of Bennett's arms and picks a few yards if not the win.
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S-MLB


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S5-17
GRAPHIC=MLB LOGO


The major league baseball playoffs begin tonight with eight teams opening up best of five series across the country.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-New York, NY; :00


This is the first season for the new wildcard playoff format and the first time the Yankees have been to the playoffs since 1981.
But after more than just appearance money.
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SOT
IN Q="REALLY...

((DON MATTINGLY/YANKEES CAPTAIN:))
SUPER=01-Don Mattingly/Yankees Captain; :00
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=...WANNA GET DONE."
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=MLB


The Yanks host the Mariners, Cleveland entertains Boston, the Dodgers host the Reds, and the Rockies host the Braves.

S-Jarrett


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#R-30
GRAPHIC=IRVAN


Ernie Irvan announced last night that he has decided not to race this weekend at Charlotte.
The feeling was that Irvan wasn't ready for the 200 mile an hour speeds through the tri-ovals at the track.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=04-1995 Season; :00


This afternoon I talked with his teammate Dale Jarrett, via satellite from the Concord and he says the real problem was that Yates racing couldn't get four cars ready for the race.
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SOT
IN Q="He didn't...

((DALE JARRETT/DRIVER - HAVOLINE FORD:))
SUPER=01-Dale Jarrett/Driver - Havoline Ford; :00
RUNS=:37
OUT Q=...IN A FEW WEEKS."
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