10:59-01

S-Salem

ANCHOR=steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=GIRL-94
GRAPHIC=salem/Northside


A battle of Blue Ridge schools tipped off over at Northside last night as the Lady Vikings played host to the lady Spartans.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Spartans vs. Vikings; :00


Salem knew teamwork would be a key to a win in the hostile Viking gym. And the home team went right to work..on the fast break, Laura Schmidt takes the rock in and scores the lay up and the Lady Vikings led by 1.
Salem would come back. Angela Bryson dishes to Marilyn Huang in the corner. She finds the range , but the Lady Spartans still trailed by a point.
Northside's Amy Heath shows off her passing skills, giving to super soph Crystal Barrett, who finishes the play with the bucket.
Salem kept fighting back. Mandy SUPER=34-Northside/=57/Salem/=55;

Williams gets the ball inside to Sarah Palmer; she nails the shot. Northside was still out in front 24-21.
With 2 minutes left in the second quarter Heath scores, and Northside defeats Salem 57-55.
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S-FFE


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S5-14
GRAPHIC=FFE logo


Week number six of friday Football Extra is here and there are 15 games on this week's schedule. Here's a look at the FFE gridiron menu.
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S-Tech


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=TF95-1
GRAPHIC=UVa football


The Virginia Football team plays ACC rival North Carolina Saturday on the road.
SS=Tech football


Virginia Tech takes on Navy this weekend. The Hokies are coming off two big conference wins, but Frank Beamer knows there could be rough waters ahead with the Midshipmen up next.
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IN Q=first audio
SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Virginia Tech Head Coach; :00
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/September 16; :12
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/1987; :21
SUPER=@Steve1; :39
SUPER=01-George DelRicco/Hokies Leading Tackler with 51; :56(QUICK)
SUPER=01-Jay Hagood/Virginia Tech Offensive Lineman; 1:05(QUICK)
RUNS=1:09
OUT Q=...as a Big East game"


((FRANK BEAMER/VA TECH HEAD COACH: WHAT WE'RE TRYING TO SAY IS, YOU PLAY THE SAME WAY ALL THE TIME. YOU'RE EXECUTION IS THE SAME, THE INTENSITY IS THE SAME, YOU'RE THINKING IS THE SAME, SO I THINK THIS IS THE PERFECT TIME TO SEE IF THIS IS THE RING AT HOME.
Beamer hopes the wake-up bell rang loud enough after the Cincinnati loss for his players not to take their second out of conference foe lightly. Two and two, Navy does have a sentimental place in Beamer's heart. His first win as Tech's head coach, came against the Midshipmen in 1987.
I'VE GOT A FOOTBALL AT HOME WITH THE SCORE ON THERE FROM THAT FIRST NAVY GAME. YEAH, IT WAS A GOOD WIN, BUT HOPEFULLY, THIS SATURDAY'S GAME IS WHAT IS IMPORTANT RIGHT NOW.
The Midshipmen are coming off a convincing 31 to 9 victory over Duke. In that game Navy racked nearly 400 yards on the ground. On the other side of the ball, Tech leads the Big East in run defense. This season the Hokies have limited their opponents to just 88 yards per game rushing.
GEORGE DEL RICCO/HOKIES LEADING TACKLER WITH 51: DEFINITELY, ITS OUT STRENGTH AGAINST THEIR STRENGTH, SO HOPEFULLY OUR STRENGTH WILL WIN OVER THEIRS.
JAY HAYGOOD/VA TECH OFFENSIVE LINEMAN: THIS IS A CHALLENGE IN A NON-CONFERENCE GAME, AND WE NEED TO EXECUTE AND BE POISED AGAINST THEM. TREAT IS AS A BIG EAST GAME.
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S-Skins


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#=RS95-1
GRAPHIC=Redskins


The Washington Redskins seemed to have solved their quarterback question mark..for now. They plan to re-activate Heath Shuler for Sunday's game at Philadelphia.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Washington DC/FOX SPORTS; :


Head coach Norv Turner says Gus Frerotte will keep the starter job as long as he plays well.
Last week Ferotte threw a couple of touchdown passes as the Skins upset the Cowboys and, he's already talking like a starter.
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SOT
IN Q="We've been so

((GUS FREROTTE/REDSKINS STARTING QUARTERBACK: WE'VE BEEN SO CLOSE IN SO MANY GAMES THE GUYS THE NOW WHAT ITS LIKE TO GET THAT WIN KEEP TASTING THAT VICTORY LET IT ROLL OVER AND KEEP GOING EVERY WEEK THAT'S WHAT WE NEED TO DO.))
SUPER=01-Gus Frerotte/Redskins Starting Quarterback; :
RUNS=:10
OUT Q= .....NEED TO DO."
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape;


And two time Pro Bowl receiver Anthony Carter has announced his retirement from the N-F-L yesterday.
Carter played nine seasons with the Minnesota

Vikings and he signed with the Detroit Lions as a free agent last year.
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Newsbreak


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=
WRITER=
TAPE#
GRAPHIC=


Good Evening.
The death toll from Hurricane Opal continues to rise.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=


15 people have died including eight in Georgia.
Damage estimates could go as high as three BILLION dollars in Florida alone.
SUPER=03-East Rutherford, NJ;


More than 80-thousand people gathered tonight in rainy New Jersey to hear Pope John Paul deliver Mass.
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


And in Roanoke, the victims and families of domestic violence turn out for a candlelight vigil.
They say they want to remember the 52-thousand victims from Virginia every year.
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ANCHOR=Connie


That's News 7 Newsbreak. Stay with us for all the news, sports, and weather-- coming up.

Opal


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Hurricane Opal


By the tens of thousands, people who fled Hurricane Opal are heading home to see what's left.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Mexico Beach, FL; :


15 deaths have been blamed on Opal-- and it's path into Florida, Georgia, Alabama and North Carolina.
Still, some two million people across the Southeast are without power.
In Florida, it's the second costliest storm in the state's history, behind Hurricane Andrew-- with damage estimates at up to three- BILLION- dollars.
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Flooding


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=eleven
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#95-73
GRAPHIC=FLOODING


The storm that caused all the damage on the Gulf coast, brought high winds and heavy rains to western Virginia.
But the threat of any serious damage in our area faded as the remnants of Opal moved to the north.
SOT(////////////)
IN Q=I've caught four

((ERNEST MURPHY: I'VE CAUGHT FOUR, THE BIGGEST ONE I 18 INCHES. AND THIS MUDDY WATER DOESN'T HOLD YOU BACK AT ALL? MOST TIME I CATCH THE LARGER FISH WHEN IT'S MUD AND THE RIVER'S UP AND IT'S MUDDY.))
SUPER=01-Ernest Murphy/Fisherman;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=and it's muddy.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Ernest Murphy didn't let a little rain keep him away from the Roanoke River.
While Opal brought periods of heavy rain, most of the region's rivers and streams stayed within their banks.
High winds threatened trees and power lines, but APCO reported only scattered outages.
Still, State agriculture experts say the storm may be a mixed blessing for Virginia's farmers.
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SOT 13:23:46
IN Q=Farmers have got

((BOB BASS/VA. AGRICULTURE STATISTICS SERVICE: FARMERS HAVE GOT PEANUTS DUG AND LAYING ON TOP OF THE GROUND. THE COTTON BOLLS ARE OPEN. IT WILL INFECT THE QUALITY OF THE COTTON. THE HARVEST WILL BE SLOWED DOWN. SO THESE RAINS, ALTHOUGH WE ARE DEFICIT FOR THE YEAR, ARE BENEFICIAL FROM SOME PEOPLE'S POINT OF VIEW, BUT NOT FROM FARMERS'.))
SUPER=01-Bob Bass/Va. Agriculture Statistics;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=from farmers.))
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


The New River was expected to crest near Galax at 11 feet. That's two feet above flood stage.
Elsewhere in the region, flood warnings were lifted at midday, and only minor problems were reported.

Domestic-Violence


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#95-72
GRAPHIC=NONE


In Virginia fifty-two thousand women and children are victims of domestic violence every year.
And as Ron Jones reports some of those victims were in Roanoke tonight to offer each other support and hope.
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SOT
IN Q=October is Domestic
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=01-Ellen Brown/TAP Organizer; :22
SUPER=01-Darlene Young/Turning Point Shelter; :53
SUPER=01-Lin Edilich; :1:10
SUPER=@Ron1; 1:25
RUNS=1:32
OUT Q=Ron Jones, News seven, Roanoke.


October is Domestic Violence Abuse month.
These T-Shirts represent victims of violence.
They are designed by family members, friends, and concerned citizens to stress the need to stop domestic violence in America.
This annual tribute is organized by TAP's Women's Resource Center.
SOT 19:00:00

((ELLEN BROWN/TAP ORGANIZER: IT'S STRENGTHENING, IT'S HEALING, FELLOWSHIP, IT'S SUPPORT. IT'S PART OF THE HEALING PROCESS TO KNOW THAT OTHER PEOPLE HAVE BEEN ABUSED AND LOST THEIR COURAGE OR LOST THEIR SPIRIT BUT THEY'RE HERE TO JOIN TOGETHER AND SAY WE CAN DO IT.))
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The festivities also included a celebration with music, song, and praise.
SOT

NAT SOUND
RUNS=:03


But despite this campaign some believe the OJ Simpson trial will make it harder.
SOT 18:50:22

((DARLENE YOUNG/TURNING POINT SHELTER: I FELT LIKE IT'S A SETBACK JUST BECAUSE I'M AFRAID IT'LL SEND A MESSAGE TO MEN THAT YOU CAN KILL YOUR WOMEN AND GET BY WILL IT.))
RUNS=:07


But, the speakers vowed not to give up.
They say they will aggressively educate the public and legislators about this epidemic.
SOT 20:35:32

((LIN EDILICH: IT'S VERY IMPORTANT TO FEEL THAT YOU CAN COME TOGETHER WITH PEOPLE WHO'VE EXPERIENCED THE SAME THINGS THAT YOU HAVE. TO FEEL THE SUPPORT AND SISTERHOOD IF YOU WILL.))
RUNS=:13


They ended their event with a candlelight vigil in remembrance of the victims and as a symbol of hope. NAT SOUND (Amazing Grace-Music underneath in the close)
RUNS=:02


Ron Jones, News Seven, Roanoke.

Bosnia


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE# NET C
GRAPHIC=Bosnia


President Clinton has announced a 60-day-cease fire in Bosnia, to begin Tuesday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC; :


New peace talks are scheduled for later in the month, in Washington.
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SOT 15:15:07
IN Q=This is

((THIS IS AN IMPORTANT MOMENT IN THE PAINFUL HISTORY OF BOSNIA, FOR TODAY THE PARTIES HAVE AGREED TO PUT DOWN THEIR ARMS AND ROLL UP THEIR SLEEVES, AND WORK FOR PEACE. ))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=work for peace.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Sarajevo, Bosnia; :


Bosnia's president says his Muslim-led government will respect the cease fire, and he thinks the Serbs will, too.
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Day-Care


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE# NET B
GRAPHIC=NONE


One toddler is dead and two more are critically injured, after a playground accident today in Oakland, California.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Oakland, CA; :


A pick-up truck crashed onto the grounds of a day-care center, injuring eight other children.
They're recovering from less serious injuries.
Police say the truck plowed through a redwood fence, pushing a jungle gym in the front of the center.
An 18-year-old woman was driving the truck-- police have not yet filed charges.
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VMI


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=agi
TAPE# 95-75
GRAPHIC=Sup Court


The U-S Supreme Court will decide whether or not
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;

Virginia Military Institute can remain all-male, even if the state offers a separate program for women.
The court agreed today to hear two appeals, one from the Clinton administration and one from Virginia officials.
Virginia argues V-M-I should remain all-male in order to preserve its educational goals.
SUPER=03-Craig Co./File Tape;


The Justice Department says the W-WIL program established at Mary Baldwin College reflects the "separate but equal" kind of discrimination seen in the years of segregation.
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SOT 15:04:00
IN Q=They're separate where they

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: THEY'RE SEPARATE I SUPPOSE IN THAT YOU HAVE WOMEN'S DORMS AND MEN'S DORMS, I SUPPOSE. THEY'LL BE WHINING ABOUT THAT ONE TOO IN THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT. NO THIS IS A VERY APPROPRIATE APPROACH I THINK FOR VIRGINIA. ALL OF VIRGINIA'S HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEM IS DIFFERENT. THAT IS ONE OF THE STRENGTHS OF VIRGINIA'S HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEM IF YOU LOOK AT IT.))
SUPER=@Allen;
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=approach for Virginia.
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=VMI


In a written statement this afternoon V-M-I's Superintendent Josiah Bunting said he's confident the high court will side with V-M-I as part of an effort to uphold, quote "Virginia's outstanding higher-education system."
Mary Baldwin's President said tonight: "we welcome the scrutiny."
Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE


When News 7 returns, a Martinsville student allegedly cuts another student with a razor, a Dublin student is suspended for reportedly bringing a gun to school,
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VO-NAT

and Governor Allen gets recommendations for his commission that wants to get tough on juvenile crime.
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TALENT=Robin
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Pulaski-Gun


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tal
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NONE


Pulaski school officials have suspended a sixth- grader indefinitely for allegedly bringing a gun and ammunition to school.
Several students reported seeing the weapon at Dublin Middle School on Tuesday, and a parent told the principal.
The student faces possible expulsion for a year under a new policy that went into effect at the start of the school year.
Police are also investigating the incident.

Razor


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#
GRAPHIC=NONE


Meanwhile in Martinsville Tuesday, a 13-year-old middle school student on a school bus allegedly threatened a younger classmate with a razor blade.
The suspect allegedly shoved the classmate and demanded money.
The classmate was not injured.
Police say the teenager has been charged with attempted robbery by force.
A few minutes later, the 13- year- old allegedly cut a high school student on the lip.
But police say the cut was minor and they believe it was an accident.




Juvenile-Justice


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE# 95-67
GRAPHIC=NONE


Governor Allen used the murder of Wythe County Deputy Sheriff Cliff Decker today to make an argument for a tough new set of proposals to deal with juvenile criminals.
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SOT 14:53:02 end o'tape one
IN Q=That family

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: THAT FAMILY DOESN'T HAVE ANY LESS GRIEF BECAUSE IT WAS A 15- YEAR OLD WHO MURDERED THEIR FATHER.))
SUPER=@Allen
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=their father
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


The Governor received the reform recommendations from a bi-partisan commission today.
SUPER=@file;


Included in them: boot camps and military schools for young offenders, opening juvenile courts to the public, requiring schools to notify parents of violence and drugs, and automatically trying serious violent offenders age 14 and older as adults.
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SOT 14:17:49 tape one
IN Q=They commit

((JIM GILMORE/VA. ATTORNEY GENERAL: THEY COMMIT ADULT CRIMES. THEY SHOULD SERVE ADULT TIME.))
SUPER=@Gilmore;
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=adult time.
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VO-NAT


The Commission would like to see what it calls "violent predator" juveniles removed from the detention centers.
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SOT 14:20:30
IN Q=So that adequate

((JIM GILMORE/VA. ATTORNEY GENERAL: SO THAT ADEQUATE EDUCATIONAL AND CORRECTIONAL METHODS CAN BE EMPLOYED AND THE COMMONWEALTH CAN SAVE THOSE THOSE CHILDREN WHO CAN BE SAVED. RATHER THAN JUST LUMPING THEM TOGETHER IN A SYSTEM THAT IN MANY CASES SPAWNS BETTER CRIMINALS RATHER THAN BETTER CHILDREN.))
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OUT Q=better children.
TALENT=Connie
SS=NONE


The public gets four chances to speak out on the proposals.
One of those will be October 24th in Roanoke City Council chambers.

greenbacker


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=eleven
WRITER=tha
TAPE#05-78
GRAPHIC=Campaign 95


A Halifax lawyer running for Commonwealth's attorney is accusing the incumbent of using "race" as an issue against him.
Last week, News 7 profiled Commonwealth's Attorney John Greenbacker and his opponent William Bryant Claiborne.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Halifax/Last Week;


Greenbacker is using his record in his bid for re- election.
But he says he won't get an opportunity to promote his views on October 16th.
That's when a Neighborhood Watch group wanted to hold a forum but now can't because Claiborne isn't able to attend.
Greenbacker says organizers informed him Claiborne will be attending the "Million Man" march in Washington organized by controversial Nation of Islam leader Louis Farahkan.
Greenbacker says he questions Claiborne's reason for not attending because there were only three debates scheduled before the election.
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SOT
IN Q=Most incumbents

((JOHN GREENBACKER/HALIFAX CO. COMMONWEALTH'S ATTY.: MOST INCUMBENTS DON'T WANT TO DEBATE, DEBATING IS MY WAY OF LIFE, ITS THE WAY OF LIFE FOR ANY PROSECUTOR, ANYONE WHO SPENDS A LOT OF TIME IN COURT. SO I DON'T SHY FROM IT, AND I'M VERY PROUD OF MY RECORD AND SO THEREFORE I'M MORE THAN WILLING TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PUBLIC DISCOURSE. ))
SUPER=01-John Greenbacker/Halifax Co. Commonwealth's Atty.; :00
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=public discourse.
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VO-NAT


William Claiborne would neither confirm nor deny whether he plans to attend the rally and declined our request for an on camera interview.
But off camera, Claiborne said he felt Greenbacker was using the scheduling problem as an excuse to portray him as a man more interested in black rights.
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Newman-Coleman


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#95-71
GRAPHIC=HOLD


Students at the Lynchburg Christian Academy today got a firsthand look at the workings of a political campaign.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


All four candidates for General Assembly seats in the 23rd District appeared at an L-C-A sponsored forum.
Students asked them questions on a wide range of topics from abortion to negative campaign ads.
Republican Preston Bryant says it's time for the GOP to take control of Richmond.
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SOT 13:28:24 (#1)//14:13:56 (#2)
IN Q=We have a

((PRESTON BRYANT/R- HOUSE OF DELEGATES CANDIDATE: WE HAVE A RECORD, A POSITIVE RECORD OF BEING PRO- FAMILY, PRO- BUSINESS. WE'RE CONSERVATIVES. THIS IS A VERY IMPORTANT YEAR. IT'S GOING TO THE YEAR FOR ALL CONSERVATIVES TO STAND UP AND BE COUNTED.)) ((GIL COBBS/D- HOUSE OF DELEGATES CANDIDATE: SO I THINK WE WILL COME RIGHT BACK TO CHARTER SCHOOLS AND OPT- IN PROVISIONS FOR FAMILY- LIFE AND TUITION TAX CREDITS AND VOUCHERS AND PAYMENTS FOR HOME SCHOOLING IF WE HAVE THAT MAJORITY THAT YOU'RE LOOKING FOR. SO I SAY, BE CAREFUL OF THAT WHICH YOU WISH FOR, YOU JUST MIGHT GET IT.))
SUPER=01-Preston Bryant/(R) House of Delegates Candidate; :00
SUPER=01-Gil Cobbs/(D) House of Delegates Candidate; :13
RUNS=:29
OUT Q=just might get it.
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VO-NAT


Republicans need to pick up just three seats to gain a majority in the House of Delegates and the State Senate.
A straw vote among students today gave the GOP an overwhelming victory.
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Rabies


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#95-76
GRAPHIC=Rabies


The outbreak of rabies in central Virginia has claimed another animal, this time a pet cat owned by a family in Brookneal.
Health officials say the animal may have exposed as many as seven people to the rabies virus.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


The cat was brought to the Addison Animal Hospital in Lynchburg, where it died last week.
Its owner, two other family members and four hospital workers will have to undergo treatment for rabies after handling the animal.
Nearly sixty rabid animals have been documented in central Virginia since 1991.
Authorities believe the cat is the first domesticated animal to contract the disease.
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Tease#2
ANCHOR=Connie

SOFT MUSIC UNDER
Up next on News 7 at 11, Robin Reed will be along with the weekend forecast,
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VO-NAT

and residents across the nation take a test today. It's an effort to get help for people suffering from clinical depression.
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MUSIC UP FULL
COMM#2


Transportation


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=spr
TAPE# 95-80
GRAPHIC=NONE


State transportation officials are trying to ensure a smooth ride into the future.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lexington;


V-M-I is the sight of the 45th annual Virginia Transportation Conference, and it's turning out to be a showcase for many new technologies heading to the Commonwealth.
A few years from now, Virginians will be able to access up- to- the- second traffic conditions through their personal computers.
Plus some experts say drivers in the 21st century might not have to drive at all.
They're working on cars that will automatically drive to programmed destinations.
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SOT 2:39:30
IN Q=Take some

((JIM ROBINSON/VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION: TAKE SOME OF THE UNCERTAINTY OUT OF TRAVELING THROUGH THE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM. PROVIDE INFORMATION, REAL TIME INFORMATION TO TRAVELERS ON MODES, ON CONDITIONS.))
SUPER=01-Jim Robinson/Virginia Department of Transportation;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=on conditions
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VO-NAT


Governor George Allen was on hand and used the conference to blast the General Assembly when it comes to transportation money.
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SOT 1:42:01
IN Q=The Transportation

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: THE TRANSPORTATION TRUST FUND SHOULD NOT AND WILL NOT BE A SLUSH FUND FOR THE LEGISLATURE TO DIP INTO AT WILL, AND TODAY I REAFFIRM THAT I'LL MAINTAIN THE INTEGRITY OF VIRGINIA'S TRANSPORTATION FUND. ))
SUPER=@Allen;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=transportation fund.
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VO-NAT


The Governor accuses some state lawmakers of trying to use transportation funds for other programs.
The conference runs through tomorrow.
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Depression


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#95-74
GRAPHIC=Depression


Nationwide, and around the region today people were asked some tough personal questions.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


It was all part of National Depression Screening Day-- aimed at helping the millions of Americans who are depressed, and aren't getting treatment.
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SOT 11:49:02
IN Q=Over one

((KAY KOSTURA/LEWIS GALE PSYCHIATRIC CENTER:OVER ONE GENERATION WE'VE SEEN THE RATE OF SUICIDE AND DEPRESSION DOUBLE. IT'S CURRENTLY AT EPIDEMIC PROPORTIONS IN THE UNITED STATES. ))
SUPER=01-Kay Kostura/Lewis Gale Psychiatric Center; :
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=United States
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****CONNIE AUDIO ON CART*****
The symptoms of depression vary, including:
-- Feeling sad, anxious or empty
-- Feelings of hopelessness and pessimism, or guilt.
-- Loss of interest in hobbies
-- Sleep disturbances such as insomnia or oversleeping
-- Changes in appetite and weight
-- Fatigue
-- Thoughts of death or suicide
-- Restlessness, or irritability
-- Difficulty concentrating or making decisions.
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SOT 11:48:20
IN Q=Often with

((OFTEN WITH DEPRESSION YOU SEE AN INCREASE OF SYMPTOMS WITH PHYSICAL ILLNESS AS WELL. SO IF WE SEE A CLUSTER OF THESE SYMPTOMS AND THEY CONTINUE OVER A PERIOD OF TWO WEEKS, THEN WE'RE CERTAINLY GOING TO SUGGEST THAT THE INDIVIDUAL GO ON AND PURSUE FURTHER EVALUATION. ))
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OUT Q=evaluation.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


More than 17 million Americans suffer from depression, but only half seek treatment.
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S-Cory


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S5-21
GRAPHIC=San Antonio Spurs


The "San Antonio News" reports that the Spurs have agreed to terms with their top draft pick; Cory Alexander.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Charlottesville; :00


The report says the three year deal will pay the former Virginia point guard around one and a half million dollars.
Alexander has two screws in his right foot, the result of breaking that same foot on two different occasions during his career at UVa.
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Sports tease


ANCHOR=steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=none


And still ahead in sports, a preview of the Morrison/Lewis fight,
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VO-NAT


and Roanoke Express players talk about playing for their head coach; frank Anzalone.
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S-Qualify


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NASCAR Logo


For the second day in a row, Heavy rains have postponed qualifying at Charlotte for this weekends running of the UAW-GM 500.
The Winston Cup and Busch cars are now scheduled to practice tomorrow morning at 9.
Winston Cup qualifying will begin at noon and the Busch Cars will follow if weather permits.
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S-Fight


ANCHOR=steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S5-22
GRAPHIC=boxing


Saturday, Tommy Morrison will step into the ring to fight former WBC heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=04-File; :00


Morrison will make 2.1 million bucks while Lewis will pocket 2.4 million, a purse definitely worth putting their fist together for.
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SOT
IN Q="I think

((TOMMY MORRISON:)) ((LENNOX LEWIS:))
SUPER=01-Tommy Morrison/Heavyweight Contender; :00
SUPER=01-Lennox Lewis/Former WBC Heavyweight Champ; :16
RUNS=:27
OUT Q=...taking serious"
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S-Express


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#ICE-95
GRAPHIC=Roanoke Express


Camp Anzalone wrapped up today at the Sportscomplex in Hillsborough, North Carolina and the topic of the day was Express head coach Frank Anzalone.
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SUPER=03-Hillsborough, NC/Yesterday; :


The Express has a strong group of veterans and rookies that can provide the muscle and speed needed to compete in the East Coast Hockey League.
But Roanoke has three goalies in camp veterans Mike Parson, Matt DelGuidice and rookie Scott Barber.
Barber is right out of college and may take some time to come along but the Express is building its team around Parson and Delguidice.
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IN Q="We're hoping that

((FRANK ANZALONE/EXPRESS HEAD COACH: WE'RE HOPING THAT PARSON AND DELGUIDICE CAN REGROUP THE FORM THAT THEY WERE USE TO. MATT HAD A PRETTY SOUR SEASON LAST NEAR IN NASHVILLE AND PARSON DIDN'T HAVE A GOOD YEAR HE HARDLY PLAYED AT ALL IN PORTLAND BUT THEY ARE QUALITY GOALIES AND WE'RE HOPING BY HAVING TWO OF THEM IF
MINNESOTA SHOULD NEED A GOALIE AT LEAST WE HAVE THE OTHER ONE TO TAKE UP THE

REINS WHILE THAT GUYS GONE.))
SUPER=01-Frank Anzalone/Express Head Coach; :
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OUT Q=......guys gone."
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Tease#3

SOFT MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE


Don't go away
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VO-NAT

when we return we'll see how 80-thousand Catholics brave the rain as Pope John Paul the Second conducts the first Mass of his U-S visit.
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COMM#6


Pope


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE# NET D
GRAPHIC=Pope


Tonight's heavy rains and strong winds didn't sway almost 90-thousand Catholics from an outdoor mass with Pope John Paul the Second.
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SOT 21:05:56
IN Q=NAT SOUND
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=crowd chants back
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-East Rutherford, NJ; :


At Giants Stadium tonight, the Pope asked the audience to continue to fight slavery and racism.
And he asked Americans to stop abortion and euthanasia.
The raw October weather didn't dampen the enthusiasm, with the masses huddled and cheering.
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IN Q=crowd cheers
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=cheers
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VO-NAT


Before the pontiff spoke from the giant end zone alter, he circled the (-----------------) stadium in his popemobile, to the delight of the crowds.