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1-News-Head

ANCHOR=Keith
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V/O-NAT
Topping NEWS 7 at SIX tonight: An AMTRAK train deliberately derailed by someone trying to make a political point. A rail worker is dead, scores of passengers injured.
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ANCHOR=Keith
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And the political face off in Tidewater between Governor Allen and Speaker Cranwell.

Sports-Head


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports head
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Tonight in sports, Dan Marino has successful knee surgery, East Carolina's head football coach has a close call in a plane this afternoon.
Steve Mason checks in from UVa.
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And on the eve of their one and only home exhibition game, head coach Frank Anzalone cuts four players reducing the Express roster to 22 players.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
SS=None


October continues to bring a wonderful weather story. Cool mornings and sunny days make for a pretty leaf display. The tropics are still cooking as well. Details straight ahead...

Amtrak


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6 p.m.
WRITER=kmc
TAPE# 95-83
GRAPHIC=Derailment


Amtrak officials say they're taking "extraordinary" measures to protect the tracks following a derailment today in Arizona.
Officials say it was NOT an accident-- they're calling it an act of domestic terrorism.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Hyder, AZ;


An Amtrak employee was killed and 78 other people were injured when several cars plunged off a bridge into a dry ravine.
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((MOST EVERYONE WAS ASLEEP AND WE FELT ONE JOLT AND THEN WE FELT THE SECOND JOLT AND THEN THE THIRD JOLT JUST BROUGHT IT TO A SCREECHING HALT. ))
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VO-NAT


Amtrak officials say someone tampered with the track-- removing several bolts from a section of it.
Someone apparently strung electrical cord to bridge the gaps in the rails-- preventing computer equipment from warning the train crew of track damage.
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((THOMAS DOWNS/AMTRAK PRESIDENT: I FIND IT DESPICABLE THAT ANYONE WOULD JEOPARDIZE THE LIVES OF AMTRAK PASSENGERS AND CREW FOR WHATEVER PURPOSE. ))
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VO-NAT


An Arizona sheriff called the wreck a terrorist attack-- saying deputies found notes signed, "Sons of the Gestapo" near the wreckage.
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TALENT=KEITH
SS=NONE


In our region Amtrak has stations in Lynchburg, Danville, and Clifton Forge.
Meanwhile, Norfolk Southern officials say they'll be "more vigilant" to guarantee that something like this doesn't happen to them.
N-S plans to continue its track maintenance inspection program.

Golf-Cart


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=tha
TAPE# 95-86
GRAPHIC=NONE


A Danville school bus and golf cart collided this afternoon sending one person to the hospital.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


James Shaw says he had just dropped off the last of his students and was on his way to turn around when he saw the golf cart.
He says the driver was on his side of the road and appeared to be trying to get out of the way when he struck the front of the bus.
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15:54
IN Q=I looked out

((JAMES SHAW/SCHOOL BUS DRIVER: I LOOKED OUT AND SAW ONE OF THEM LAYING ON THE GROUND AND HE WAS THE ONE THAT CAME INTO THE FRONT OF THE BUS SO I FIGURED HE WAS REALLY HURT BAD. BUT WHEN I GOT OVER TO HIM, HE TURNED OVER AND GOT UP, SO HE WAS IN SHOCK.))
SUPER=01-James Shaw/School Bus Driver; :00
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OUT Q=in shock.
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VO-NAT


Police say the driver of the golf cart, Daniel Wayne Little, was charged with reckless driving.
Little's passenger was treated at the hospital for a broken shoulder.
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VML


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE# 95-78
GRAPHIC=Allen


Governor George Allen and Majority Leader
SS=Cranwell

Dick Cranwell faced off today ...in a contest for the hearts and minds of Virginia's urban leaders.
Ellen Qualls sorts through the rhetoric at the Virginia Municipal League Conference.
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(( Lottery profits to localities.
The Governor says voters were promised that.
But the General Assembly has so far resisted creating a 300- million dollar whole in the state budget.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: I THINK THAT THIS WAY OF THINKING IS DOWNRIGHT INSULTING TO THE PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA. IT IS ELITIST. IT IS ANTI-DEMOCRATIC.))
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Majority Leader Dick Cranwell hammered back -- reminding urban leaders of the budget hits Allen had proposed for them last December.
SOT 12:05:20

((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D-VINTON: SOMETIMES YOU HAVE TO LOOK BEYOND THE RHETORIC. FOR EXAMPLE, IF IN FACT, SOMEONE BELIEVED THAT YOU WERE WASTEFUL SPENDERS THAT NEEDED TO BE WEANED FROM YOUR WASTEFUL SPENDING, WHY WOULD THEY SUGGEST NOW TO THE TAXPAYERS THAT THEY OUGHT TO GIVE YOU THREE HUNDRED MILLION MORE DOLLARS TO PUT IN YOUR WASTEFUL COFFERS TO SPEND?))
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Those who actually pushed for the lottery say the Governor is now re-writing history.
SOT STANDUP 12:35:45

((NO PROMISES WERE, IN FACT, MADE TO RETURN LOTTERY PROFITS TO LOCALITIES. VOTERS SHOULD REMEMBER THEY WERE INSTEAD TOLD A BROAD RANGE OF WAYS THE PROFITS COULD BE USED, INCLUDING THEIR FIRST USE, FOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS ACROSS VIRGINIA.))
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Allen says the Democrats are stretching the truth more with their Omnibus Education Act of 1995.
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((BY STICKING THE LOTTERY LABEL ON GENERAL FUND REVENUES THAT ALREADY GOING TO EDUCATION. AND THEN CLAIMS THAT THEY HAVE DONE SOMETHING FOR LOCALITIES AND EDUCATION. NOW EVERYONE KNOWS THAT THIS IS A SHAM.))
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The voters' shot at sorting all this out may be one in 7.1 million.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Virginia Beach.))

Gingrich


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE# 95-79
GRAPHIC=Gingrich


For the second time in four years, House Speaker Newt Gingrich is paying a visit to Liberty University in Lynchburg.
The Republican leader delivered Liberty's commencement address in 1991, and he's back in the Hill City tonight for another speech.
DBLE BOX=Steve


Steve Smallshaw is at the Vines Center where Gingrich's speech will get underway later this evening. Steve, what's he expected to talk about tonight?
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LIVE=Steve/Full
SUPER=@SSM1;
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Keith, Newt Gingrich was invited here by the Reverend Jerry Falwell, who is hosting his annual "SuperConference" for pastors from across the country.
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VO-NAT

**steve's mic hot under vo**
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


The pastors and other church workers spend four days here attending seminars and workshops, and discussing religious and political issues of the day.
Falwell expects Gingrich's speech to to fall somewhere along those lines.
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SOT
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((REV. JERRY FALWELL/LIBERTY UNIVERSITY CHANCELLOR:))
SUPER=01-Rev. Jerry Falwell/Liberty University Chancellor; :00
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OUT Q=a lot of national media here.
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LIVE=Steve/Full
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Q&A
(Are they expecting a full house tonight)


Radford-Arsenal


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE# 95-89
GRAPHIC=NONE


Twenty-eight workers at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant are on furlough until officials determine how a foreign object got into its Fourth Rolled Powder operations.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./File Tape;


It happened last Thursday.
An arsenal spokesperson says officials are also still investigating to determine what the object was and how much equipment damage it caused.
The rolled powder section is expected to be back in full production by the end of this week.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Keith
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Ahead on News-7, a man's family and the sheriff are threatened during a police standoff in Wythe County,
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and a happy ending to the mystery of an overturned canoe found in the New River.
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Krisch


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE# 95-75
GRAPHIC=Krisch


Roanoke businessman and philanthropist Joel Krisch is dead.
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VO-NAT


Krisch and his brother built their family business into a multi-million-dollar corporation.
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


At one time Krisch was the largest franchisee of Holiday Inns in the country.
Krisch was also known as a man who played a big behind-the-scenes role in more than a dozen prominent organizations.
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SOT 02:30:05
IN Q=Well I know

((BEN RICHARDSON/KRISCH FRIEND AND ATTORNEY: WELL I KNOW HE WAS A GOLDEN HOKIE AND HE LIKED THE SALVATION ARMY. I THINK THE SALVATION ARMY PEOPLE WERE NICE TO HIM WHEN HE WAS IN THE SERVICE.))
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=HOLD


Others who knew Krisch, such as former Central Fidelity executive Carson Quarles, describe him as "a pillar of the community...a quiet giant."
Krisch died yesterday at the age of 71.
He had been suffering from a debilitating neurological disease.

Canoe


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=TAL
TAPE# 95-72
GRAPHIC=NONE


A happy ending to report in the mystery of a capsized canoe in the New River.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pulaski Co.;


As we reported on News 7 at Five, the canoe was floating upside down at the Peppers Ferry crossing between Montgomery and Pulaski Counties.
Rescuers were concerned because they had no way of knowing who the craft belonged to or whether the person at the helm made it to safety.
But upon seeing the news story, the owner recognized the canoe and called the game warden to claim it.
Apparently some of his friends had borrowed it over the weekend, and failed to tell him they had capsized it and left it in the river.
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Wythe-Standoff


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


A 48- year- old Ivanhoe man is in custody for allegedly threatening to kill his family, himself AND Wythe County Sheriff Wayne Pike.
Police say when they arrived at the home of Carlie Pearman (PEER-man) last night, he was on his porch waving a pistol.
After a two- hour standoff, Wythe County's tactical response team used a device that emits a piercing noise and bright light to distract Pearman, then entered his home and arrested him.
Pearman is diabetic. Authorities now believe his behavior was insulin- related.

Beating


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=rjo
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Roanoke Police say they arrested five Vietnamese men yesterday for allegedly beating another man with baseball bats.
It happened around nine p.m. in the eleven-hundred block of Chapman Avenue.
25- year- old Hoang Den Phan (HOE-ANG DEN FAN) told police he was at home when the men forced their way in.
Phan says one of the men was also armed with a sawed- off shotgun.
Police say the attackers were between the ages of 16 and 19.
Authorities found Phan lying on his bedroom floor suffering from a variety of injuries.
Phan told police he fought one of the men last week.
Phan was treated at Roanoke Memorial Hospital and released.

Stocks


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


The Columbus Day Holiday proved to be no holiday for Wall Street.
Nasdaq fell below 1-thousand, losing 27 points.
And the DOW fell just about 43 points, hurt by weak earnings and a falling dollar.
The DOW closed at 47- hundred- 26.
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Wreck


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=jmc
TAPE# 95-90
GRAPHIC=NONE


A head-on collision in Franklin County this afternoon left two men with serious injuries.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Franklin Co.


It happened at about 4 o'clock, on Route 919.
Police say a Toyota pickup collided with an Olds '98.
Authorities say the driver of the truck, Connie Janney of Ferrum, was taken to Franklin Memorial Hospital.
No word yet on his condition.
The driver of the car was taken by Lifeguard 10 to Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
His name and condition have NOT been released.
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Police-Accident


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#
GRAPHIC=NONE


A collision with a police car sent a Roanoke man to the hospital over the weekend.
Police say it happened around 2:30 Saturday morning.
They say officer D.L. Rosser was heading west on Orange Avenue when an oncoming car turned left in front of him.
After colliding with the police car, the other vehicle slammed into a utility pole.
35- year- old James W. Drewry was hospitalized in satisfactory condition.
The officer was not injured.
Police are still investigating.

Breast-Cancer


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE# 95-81
GRAPHIC=Health Care


Some good news about breast cancer-- 90-percent of cases detected EARLY are treated successfully.
A Roanoke institution has been recognized nationally for its efforts promoting early detection.
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SUPER=04-Foresight Communications; :


Carilion Health System was honored last week in Washington, with a Progress Award for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
The provider was commended for educating women about breast screenings and mammograms.
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((MARGARET HARVEY/CANCER CENTER OF SOUTHWEST VA.: WE'RE TRYING TO REACH WOMEN IN OUR COMMUNITY, BY REACHING THEM WE PROVIDE THEM WITH AN INCENTIVE FOR A FREE ELIZABETH ARDEN GIFT SET. THE SECOND PART OF OUR PROGRAM INCLUDES OUR SPEAKER'S BUREAU AND PROFESSIONALS FROM CARILION WILL GO OUT INTO THE COMMUNITY AND SPEAK ABOUT EARLY DETECTION OF BREAST CANCER. ))
SUPER=01-Margaret Harvey/Cancer Center of Southwest Va.; :
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OUT Q=of breast cancer.
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=Carilion


Carilion also offers free clinical screenings and mammograms at some sites.
Another Carilion physician-- Dr. Joel (Shup-EYE-Ro) Shapiro, will receive the Susan B. Koman Award-- that's a 15-thousand-dollar grant to provide mammograms to indigent women in the region.
Breast cancer strikes one in every nine women-- it's the leading cause of death among women ages 40 to 45.

Sports Tease


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


Coming up tonight in sports, a close call for East Carolina's head football coach as the plane in which he was riding was forced to make an emergency landing this afternoon.
Steve Mason checks in from UVa.
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And one day after setting an NFL record for completions, Miami quarterback Dan Marino undergoes arthroscopic knee surgery.
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S-ECU


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=EAST CAROLINA


The Head football coach for East Carolina, a former voice of the Hokies and three others are counting their blessing today.
The small plane, in which Logan, radio play by play man Jeff Charles and three others were traveling today had to make an emergency landing in a soybean field.
The plane was in route from Charlotte back to Greenville, North Carolina when it completely lost power and landed in a field in Princeton, North Carolina about 45 miles west of the campus.
Amazingly no was injured.

S-Marino


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S5-19
GRAPHIC=DOLPHINS


Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino should be back in the lineup in a couple of weeks.
Early this morning Marino underwent surgery on his right knee to have some cartilage removed.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Miami, FL/NBC; :00


He slightly injured his hip yesterday, but it took an MRI exam late last night to reveal the loose cartilage flating around in the knee.
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((HARVEY GREENE/MIAMI DOLPHINS SPOKESMAN:))
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Marino broke Fran Tarkenton's all-time NFL record for pass completions in a career in yesterday's 27-to-24 loss to the Colts.
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S-UVa


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=sma
TAPE# S5-18
GRAPHIC=uva


Virginia dropped 10 spots in this week's Top 25 college football poll after losing to the Tarheels on Saturday.
Steve Mason checked in with the 19th ranked Cavs this afternoon to find out their state of mind seven weeks into the season.
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SUPER=01-George Welsh/UVa Head Coach; :11
SUPER=01-Tiki Barber/Averaging 103 Yards a Game; :23
SUPER=01-Mike Groh/1355 Yards Passing This Year; :30
SUPER=01-Ronde Barber/35 Tackles This Season; :53
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S-Express


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S5-15
GRAPHIC=EXPRESS


The Roanoke Express will be rocking the Roundhouse for the first time this season when they host Hampton Roads tomorrow night in their lone exhibition game of the preseason.
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SUPER=03-Hillsborough, NC/Express Training Camp; :00


The team has been hanging out in Hillsborough, North Carolina in training camp the past coupe of weeks evaluating talent.
Today head coach Frank Anzalone cut four players reducing the roster to 22.
Goalie Scott Barber, Defenseman Colin Anders, and forwards Brett Dunleavy and Andrew Sherman were cut today.
Two more players must go before Friday.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=hold express


Don;t forget the team is holding an open house tonight at the Civic Center until eight.
You can meet some players, and buy your season tickets for the upcoming season.


S-Race


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#r-30
GRAPHIC=charlotte


Mark Martin and Dale Earnhardt were the big winners at Charlotte yesterday.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Concord, NC/Yesterday; :00


Martin completed a weekend sweep at the track by winning the UAW-GM 500 for his fourth win of the season.
He also won the Busch race on Saturday.
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((MARK MARTIN/FOUR WINSTON CUP WINS IN 1995:))
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OUT Q=...LAST THREE RACES."
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Jeff Gordon's mechanical troubles allowed Dale Earnhardt to pick up 97 points in the chase for the championship.
He now trails by 205 with three races to go.
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((DALE EARNHARDT/TRAILS GORDON BY 205 POINTS:))
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OUT Q=...BIG PART OF IT."
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Promo


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


The Roanoke County School board is once again asking for public input on future building plans.
Issues such as whether the county should build a new high school will likely come up at tonight's meeting at Cave Spring High School.
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We'll also take you to Boones Mill-- where residents will hear plans to improve their water system.
Leaks in the system have left residents without water several times in the past few weeks.
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More on both stories-- plus all the day's news tonight at 11. SS=NONE