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Up next on News 7 at eleven-
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The FBI says its confident it will find whoever sabotaged an Amtrak Train in Arizona.
We'll have the latest.
Hurricane Roxanne is bearing down on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula.
Plus three pot bellied pigs may wind up back in court.
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News 7 is next.

Amtrak


ANCHOR=Jean
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TAPE#NET C
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The FBI is now investigating the derailment of Amtrak's Sunset Limited.
As Manuel Gallegus reports, authorities say they have several leads and a nationwide search for clues is underway.
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SUPER=01-Manuel Gallegus/CBS News; 1:15
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(((LARRY MCCORMICK/FBI: WE ARE CONFIDENT WE WILL FIND A SUSPECT.)) Criminal and transportation investigators expanded the search area around the crash site..to look for any more possible answers. They do know the derailment was a deliberate act. 29 spikes were removed from a section of rail in a curve over a 30 foot trestle. Notes found nearby credit the "Sons of Gestapo" for the act. Around the area heavy equipment was brought in to cut an access road..so cranes could get into the silty remote desert site. Undamaged cars will be placed on the tracks..others will be hauled away. An amtrak employee 41-year old Mitchell Bates is still the only person who was killed. Nearly one hundred others were injured some of them critically. The FBI is not commenting on another incident that happened in Phoenix overnight. A truck driver said he woke up to see something suspicious. ((BURT JOHNSON/TRUCKER: I HEARD SOME TYPE OF NOISE AND RAN OUT TO SEE A COUPLE OF SUSPICIOUS LOOKING PEOPLE CARRYING SOMETHING HEAVY FROM THE TRACKS.)) By the time the police got there the two men were gone, but the FBI did take away some evidence. MANUEL GALLEGUS/CBS NEWS: NEAR HYDER, ARIZONA.)))

pitts-murder


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=eleven
WRITER=tha
TAPE#95-79
GRAPHIC=Murder


A man formerly from Danville was arrested in a South Carolina prison today. He was charged with a five year old murder from Pittsylvania County.
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42- year old Thomas Alvin Martin was lead into the Chatham jail around five- tonight.
He is accused of killing 41- year old Paul Nathaniel Deshazor of Ringgold.
Police discovered Deshazor's car burning on September 7th, 1990-- near
(Bras-ville) Brosville.


Six days later Deshazor's body was discovered nearby.
Authorities say he'd been shot several times.
Police aren't elaborating on what lead to the arrest.
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((HAROLD PLASTER/PITTSYLVANIA CO. SHERIFF: THE STATE POLICE WITH THE ASSISTANCE FROM PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE REALLY CONDUCTED A FIVE YEAR INVESTIGATION OF THIS AND MY HATS TO THE STATE POLICE AND TO ALL THE OFFICERS WHO WORKED ON THIS, TO BREAK A CASE THIS OLD AND NOW BE ABLE TO PUT SOMEONE IN JAIL FOR IT. J. R. RUHLAND/VA. STATE POLICE: ANYTIME THAT YOU HAVE A CASE THAT GOES OVER THIS PERIOD OF TIME, YOU HAVE A PROBLEM WITH YOUR WITNESSES REMEMBERING WHAT HAD OCCURRED THE NIGHT OF THE OFFENCE BUT ONCE YOU GET EVERYONE TOGETHER AND THE INTERVIEWS TAKE PLACE THEN YOU KIND OF TICKLE THEIR MEMORY AND THEY CAN REMEMBER WHAT HAPPENED.))
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SUPER=01-J. R. Ruhland/Va. State Police; :18
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Martin was serving time in a South Carolina federal prison on a firearms charge.

Miles


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TAPE# 95-88
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A Richmond police officer has been cleared of criminal wrongdoing for fatally shooting a man from Danville.
A grand jury made the decision today.
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Officer Jeffrey Miles shot 21- year- old Marco Loney August 24th after a traffic stop.
Miles said he thought Loney was carrying a gun-- but no weapon was found.
A special prosecutor for the case says Miles had good reason to fear for his life when he shot Loney.
Witnesses said Loney fled from police-- then reached into his waistband, appearing to grab for a gun.
Officer Miles still faces a police review of the incident.
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Puppyland


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=rjo
TAPE# 95-81
GRAPHIC=lawsuit


The owner of a Roanoke dog grooming business has filed a 16- million dollar lawsuit against one of his former employees and Roanoke television station W-S-L-S.
The former employee accused Puppyland owner Chris Benson of abusing his customers' pets.
But Benson claims he was slandered.
His suit names the former employee, Channel 10 and its reporter Kris Lloyd.
Ron Jones reports.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=01-Chris Benson/Puppyland Owner; :19
SUPER=01-Amy Martin/Former Employee; :35
SUPER=01-Barry M. Tatel/Puppyland Attorney; 1:11
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(( Chris Benson opened Puppyland in 1971.
Last month he was accused by a former employee of abusing and killing his client's pets.
Former employee, Amy Martin, says she witnessed the abuse for two and a half years.
Benson denies the accusations and says Martin is just a disgruntled employee trying to ruin him.
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((CHRIS BENSON/PUPPYLAND OWNER: APPARENTLY SHE'S GOT AN AX TO GRIND WITH ME AND THIS IS WHAT'S HAPPENED.))
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Benson says the friction began when he discovered Martin gave his customer list to a competitor.
He says when he asked her about it-- she walked off the job and went to work for that competitor.
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((AMY MARTIN/FORMER EMPLOYEE: WELL, THAT'S NOT TRUE, THE DAY I ENDED UP QUITTING THERE I LEFT EARLY AND HE CALLED ME AT HOME AND WE GOT INTO IT OVER THE PHONE. I QUIT AT THE MOMENT, I DID NOT PLAN IT SO I HAD NO CHANCE OF GETTING ANY OF THE FILES.))
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Martin sticks with her story that Benson abused the animals.
Benson is now suing Martin for slander. Also named in the lawsuit are W-S-L-S, and reporter Kris Lloyd.
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STAND UP
But are the charges true?
We spoke with someone who says his dog did die at Puppyland. But we also spoke with those who were pleased with the service.
Benson's attorney accuses W-S-L-S of jumping the gun without getting all the facts.
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((BARRY M. TATEL/PUPPYLAND ATTORNEY: AS A RESULT OF THOSE NEWS BROADCAST MR. BENSON AND PUPPYLAND HAS SUFFERED IRREPARABLE DAMAGE TO THEIR REPUTATION, TO THEIR BUSINESS, TO THEIR STANDING IN THE COMMUNITY.))
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Animal Control Officers say their investigation of Puppyland is still ongoing.
Amy Martin refuses to comment on the law suit and W-S-L-S officials says they may respond at a later date.
And Puppyland's attorneys say they'll seek the truth in court.
Ron Jones, News Seven, Roanoke.))

Quake


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=jja
TAPE#NET B
GRAPHIC=EARTHQUAKE


Rescue workers in Mexico continue to dig through the wreckage of a collapsed hotel-
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SUPER=03-Manzanillo, Mexico;


They're searching for survivors of an earthquake that's devastated much of Mexico's west coast.
At least 56 people are dead and more than 90 injured in Monday's quake.
The force of the quake collapsed two hotels in Manzanillo- and destroyed hundreds of homes.
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Roxanne


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
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TAPE#NET A
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Tourists are fleeing beachfront hotels on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula as Hurricane Roxanne bears down.
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The hurricane is now a Category Three storm with sustained winds of 115 miles-an-hour.
It is battering Cozumel and is heading toward the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico.
Roxanne is moving to the west near 12 miles an hour.
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When News 7 returns, we'll look at Lynchburg's plan to revitalize its riverfront area,
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and we'll tell you why residents of a group home for low income Roanokers are in the dark tonight.
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L'burg-Council


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TAPE#95-89
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After years of talking about it, Lynchburg has finally settled on a plan to beautify its riverfront.
Backers say enhancing the waterfront will also create new business opportunities downtown.
Steve Smallshaw reports.
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(( Admittedly, Lynchburg's riverfront area isn't much to look at now, but that should all change within the next few years.
City Council Tuesday night approved the "Riverfront Master Plan" which will put bike trails, amphitheaters and landscaped green areas where vacant lots and railroad tracks sit today.
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((JOE FREEMAN/LYNCH'S FERRY AUTHORITY: WHAT WE REALLY WANT TO DO IS TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE RIVER AS A NATURAL SETTING. THIS PLAN DOES THAT, I THINK IT'S WHAT PEOPLE LIKE, IT'S WHAT THEY COME DOWN TO THE RIVER FESTIVAL FOR AND WE WANT TO ENHANCE THAT FOR PEOPLE.))
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The city already has federal grant money in hand to buy up vacant railroad property, and convert other land into a series of bike trails.
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((So residents can expect to see some major changes along Lynchburg's riverfront within a year, and economic development officials say that should also translate into big opportunities just a few blocks away.))
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((RICHARD JACQUES/ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR: THAT'S ALWAYS BEEN THE STRATEGY OVERALL IS THAT WHEN THE CITY BEGINS TO PUT ITS MONEY INTO INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS, IT HELPS TO SHOW THE FAITH, IF YOU WILL, IN THAT AREA. THE PRIVATE SECTOR WILL FOLLOW THROUGH WITH INVESTMENTS ON ITS OWN, MUCH LIKE IT'S DONE IN THE DOWNTOWN AREA.))
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OUT Q=downtown area.


Jacques expects the city to acquire the necessary property by the end of the year.
Construction and grading should get underway by next spring.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))
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ANCHOR=Jean


In other action tonight, Lynchburg city council voted unanimously to allow Halifax County to participate in the Blue Ridge Regional Jail project.

Cupp-Marye


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11 p.m.
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#95-85
GRAPHIC=CAMPAIGN '95


Budget cuts to higher education and the right to carry a concealed weapon came to the forefront tonight in Blacksburg.
State Senator Madison Marye of Shawsville and Republican challenger Patrick Cupp faced off in a debate at Virginia Tech.
Kimberly McBroom has the highlights.
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((Both state senate candidates challenged each other on everything from abortion rights to welfare reform.
And while a modest crowd listened at Virginia Tech-- they kept returning to the issue of cuts to higher education.
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((PATRICK CUPP/R- STATE SENATE CANDIDATE: I'VE TOLD THE GOVERNOR THIS. I WOULD NOT HAVE SUPPORTED CUTS TO VIRGINIA TECH AND THE EXTENSION SERVICE. I DON'T KNOW HOW CLEARER I COULD BE ON THE MATTER.))
SUPER=01-Patrick Cupp/(R) State Senate Candidate;
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Cupp meanwhile accused incumbent Senator Marye of approving cuts during the Wilder administration--
But Marye says cuts made then were a result of the recession.
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((SEN. MADISON MARYE/D- SHAWSVILLE: AND CUTS WERE MADE AND HAD TO BE MADE AND THEY WERE MADE TO THE BONE. AND HERE WE'VE GOT ANOTHER ADMINISTRATION WITH A RISING ECONOMY WHO CONTINUE TO WANT TO CUT AND CUT AND CUT TO THE BONE. ))
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Another point both candidates targeted was Virginia's new concealed weapons law.
Marye says he opposes it-- while Cupp says he's in favor of it.
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((SEN. MADISON MARYE/D- SHAWSVILLE: I THINK WE'VE COME TO A SAD PASS IN THIS COUNTRY WHEN PRIVATE INDIVIDUAL CITIZENS HAVE TO ARM THEMSELVES TO GO TO THE POST OFFICE, OR GO TO THE BANK, OR WALK AROUND THE STREETS. ))
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((PATRICK CUPP/R- STATE SENATE CANDIDATE: YOU START PLAYING WITH THE SECOND AMMENDMENT AND THE FIRST AMMENDMENT. WHAT'S NEXT? YOU'LL WANT A REASON FOR GETTING UP OUT OF BED OR A REASON FOR DOING ANYTHING. YOU HAVE A RIGHT SENATOR, YOU DON'T NEED A REASON.))
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((KIMBERLY MCBROOM/NEWS 7: THE MOOD OF THE DEBATE KEPT CHANGING FROM LIGHT HEARTED TO ANTAGONISTIC, AS THE CANDIDATES SOMETIMES ACCUSED EACH OTHER OF NOT HAVING THEIR FACTS STRAIGHT. BUT THEY STILL MANAGED TO COVER A WIDE RANGE OF ISSUES. KIMBERLY MCBROOM, NEWS 7, BLACKSBURG. ))
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Nazi-Apology


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NEWSCAST=11pm
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A state senator from Winchester has changed his mind and apologized for comparing Virginia Democrats to Nazis.
Republican Senator Russ Potts had likened the Democratic party campaign in Virginia to the "big lie" propaganda campaign of Nazi Germany.
Potts now calls those remarks "insensitive" and "a poor analogy."
Potts initially told Democrats he would NOT apologize.

Justice-House


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=spr
TAPE# 95-82
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Spoiled food and no hot water.
That's what some low-income Roanokers are facing right now because their electricity's been cut-off.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke


Residents of the Justice House are without power because the bills haven't been paid.
About 50 people live at the Justice House and that includes children and infants.
Many of the adults are on fixed incomes and buy their groceries only at the beginning of the month.
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((JODY MATCHETT/JUSTICE HOUSE RESIDENT: WE HAVE NO ELECTRICITY OR NOTHING. THERE'S PEOPLE HERE ON DISABILITY AND WHEELCHAIRS AND PEOPLE THAT HAVE KIDS. THEY'RE GOING TO LOSE THEIR FOOD AND EVERYTHING. ))
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Appalachian Power would not comment on whether the electricity would be restored, but a spokesman did say the account was delinquent.
Justice House is owned by the Virginia Mennonite Board of Missions in Harrisonburg.
Our phone calls to the board and the board's attorney were not returned.
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Tease#2
ANCHOR=Jean

SOFT MUSIC UNDER
Still to come on News 7 at 11,
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We'll tell you why three little pigs may have to find a new home somewhere outside the Vinton town limits.
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Wythe-Prison


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=equ
TAPE#95-80
GRAPHIC=New Prison


Wythe County residents who've been fighting a private prison have another week to wait.
The Department of Corrections says it wants to interview all eight companies competing to build the state's second private facility.
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SUPER=@file;


Corrections Corporation of America lost out on the contract for a medium security prison.
But it's now proposed the same site in Wythe County for a thousand bed minimum security facility.
That's despite some vehement local opposition.
Corrections officials say they'll narrow the list down to a few sites next week.
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Vinton-Pigs


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NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#95-76
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Three pot-bellied pigs remain at the center of a dispute in the town of Vinton.
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SUPER=03-Vinton;


Town officials have given Emma and Gerald Saunders until Thursday to remove the animals from their property.
The Saunders successfully challenged the town's animal control ordinance in August.
But last week town council amended the law and added pigs to the list of prohibited pets.
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((EMMA SAUNDERS/VINTON RESIDENT: THE KIDS ARE GOING TO MARCH ON SATURDAY AND I'M HOPING PEOPLE OUT THERE COME OUT AND FIGHT FOR THESE PIGS, BECAUSE TODAY IT'S MY PIGS. TOMORROW IT COULD BE YOUR'S.))
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The family is planning another appeal to town council on Tuesday, but it appears that the dispute is headed back to court.
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S-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=none


Lots going on tonight including Express exhibition highlights, the battle for the New River rock in Radford.
Plus baseball stuff from the majors, and Roy Stanley with the weekly Tech report.
After the abbreviated scoreboard.
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S-Express


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ICE-95
GRAPHIC=EXPRESS


The Roanoke Express, which plays its regular season opener this Friday night, completed an unbeaten preseason last night by coming from behind to whip Hampton Roads 4 to 3 at the Roundhouse.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke/Admirals vs. Express; :00


After posting two exhibition wins on the road the Express skated into the Civic Center full of confidence.
But Hampton would shoot a few holes in the Roanoke Armor as the Admirals scored two times in the first period and once more early in the second to grab 3-to-nothing lead. David St. Pierre gets this one at first period buzzer.
But Roanoke did not roll over and quit.
Ilya Dubkov passes over the Jeff Jablonski who gets the comeback started as Roanoke cut the lead to 2-to-1.
The two would switch roles a couple of minutes later, and Jablonski gets the assist to Dubkov from behind the
SUPER=34-Roanoke/==4/Hampton Roads/==3;


net, as Roanoke comes back from a 3-nothing deficit to demote the Admirals four to 3.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=hold express


Richmond comes to town Friday night for the regular season opener.

S-Soccer


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#S5-21
GRAPHIC=Radford Soccer


After spending the last three years in Blacksburg, the New River Rock found a new home last night. Radford defeated Virginia Tech in mens soccer; thus earning the Highlanders rights to the boulder that symbolizes the rivalry between the two schools.
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SUPER=03-Radford/Hokies vs. Highlanders; :00


A full moon loomed overhead as the cross town rivals geared up for what turned out to be a defensive battle.
Neither team scored in regulations and the goalies from both Radford and Tech combined for 13 saves.
The Highlanders finally got on the board in overtime in the 99th minute. Radford's Eric Rarus heads the ball in for a 1-nothing lead.
The difference proved to be Highlander senior Ian Spooner. He
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scored two goals and had an assist in the second overtime to lead Radford past the Hokies 4-1.
The Highlanders keep the rock and improve to 10-1 and 1 on the season while Tech falls to 5-7 and 2.
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SUPER=01-Jerry Cheynet/Virginia Tech Head Coach; :15
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S-Braves


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S5-22
GRAPHIC=NL SERIES


The Atlanta Braves are now one game up in the National League championship series.
It took 11 innings to do it, but they beat the Cincinatti Reds last night 2-to-1.
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SUPER=03-Cincinnati, OH/ABC-TBN; :00


36 thousand fans and 15 thousand empty seats showed up to watch game one.
And in the fourth inning they would see the Reds finally get on the board with Barry Larkin scoring on Ron Gant's infield single. 1-to-nothing Reds.
It stayed that way until the top of the ninth when the Braves David Justice
SUPER=35-Atlanta/==2/Cincinnati/==1/Braves Lead Series 1-0;;

hit into a force at second, that allowed Chipper Jones to score from third. Atlanta managed to score again in the 11th taking Game one 2-1.
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S-Indians


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S5-23
GRAPHIC=AL SERIES


The Indians and Mariners hooked up in the American League championship series opener last night in Seattle.
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SUPER=03-Seattle, WA/ABC-TBN; :00


Rookie Dennis Wolcott was on the mound for the Mariners, and he would get some help in the second from Mike Flowers, who rips this Dennis Martinez offering over the centerfield fence. Jay Buhner scores and its 2-to-nothing Mariners.
Albert Belle, the man who hit 50 homers during the regular season tied it in the top of the seventh with this mammoth solo shot to center.
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The Mariners would go back in front in the bottom of the seventh.
They go on to beat the Indians 3-to-2
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S-Sanders


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S5-13
GRAPHIC=MIAMI DOLPHINS


The Miami Dolphins today waived veteran wide receiver Ricky Sanders to make room on the roster for quarterback Doug Pederson.
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SUPER=04-NFL; :00


Sanders was signed by the Dolphins as a free agent on July 13th and appeared in four preseason games for the club.
But he was inactive for all five regular season games.
The former member of the Posse in DC says he's uncertain whether or not to retire to try his luck elsewhere.
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S-Poll


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=HIGH SCHOOL TOP 10


Two members of the Wild West continue to lead the way in this week's Associated Press top 10 high school football in group three-A.
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Unbeatens E.C. Glass and G.W. Danville, who play next Friday night at City stadium in Lynchburg are tied for the top spot in the state in Triple-A.
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In Group Two-A unbeaten William Campbell is third, Salem is fourth, William Byrd is sixth and Amherst seventh.
Fieldale-Collinsville, which hosts Martinsville Friday is ninth and once beaten Jefferson Forest is tenth.
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In group-a. Giles, which plays Radford Friday night is still number one, with Bath County 8th. The Chargers play fifth ranked Stuarts Draft Friday night.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


Still to come tonight, Roy Stanley checks in from Blacksburg with our regular Tuesday night Hokie update.
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Plus, we'll go racing in Thailand tonight, where horsepower can't hold a candle to buffalo power.
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S-Tech


ANCHOR=MIKE
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#TF95-1
GRAPHIC=Tech football


Virginia Tech's 14 to nothing victory over Navy marked the Hokies first shutout since the 1989 season.
The Hokie defense is nationally ranked while on offense the Hokies have yet to live up to their expectations.
Roy Stanley has more.
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((The problem on offense is inconsistency. For example, The Hokies have scored just seven points in the first quarter of play in 1995.
The experience and talent is there but the Hokies execution is not.)) ((FRANK BEAMER/TECH HEAD COACH: OUT OF THE 21 GUYS THAT PLAYED ON OFFENSE, 17 BROKE DOWN ONE OR MORE TIMES DURING THE BALLGAME, AND THEY WERE THE REASON WHY THIS PLAY WAS NOT SUCCESSFUL, AND THAT'S WAY TOO MANY. THEN WE WENT BACK TO THOSE VERY, VERY FEW MENTAL MISTAKES. THERE WERE PHYSICAL MISTAKES)) ((Beamer says the offense seems to react better when its back is against the wall.
Last week in the closing minutes of the game against the Midshipmen the Hokies went 85 yards on a drive for a touchdown in the 14 to nothing win over Navy.)) ((DWAYNE THOMAS/TECH TAILBACK: WE USUALLY GO OUT THERE ON OUR FIRST DRIVE, AND JUST RUN DOWN PEOPLE'S ROWS AND GET INTO THE END-ZONE ON THAT FIRST DRIVE. AND THAT RIGHT THERE JUST BLEW THE CONFIDENCE OF THE WHOLE TEAM FOR THE REST OF THE GAME. SO I FEEL THAT WE LACK ON THAT FIGHT NOW. SO I FEEL WE COME OUT IN THAT FIRST DRIVE, EVERYBODY GET THEMSELVES TOGETHER AND GET MOTIVATED FOR THAT FIRST DRIVE, AND WE PUT SOME POINTS ON THE BOARD IN THE BEGINNING OF THE GAME, THEN IT WILL DEFINITELY HELP US OUT FOR THE REST OF THE GAME)) ((CHRIS MALONE/TECH OFFENSIVE LINEMAN: WELL THE SITUATION WHEN WE HAVE TO PRESS, AND THE ONLY THING THAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU START PRESSING IS BAD THINGS, AND THAT'S HARD FOR US TO DO, AND WE HOPE WE MATURE ENOUGH TO KNOW THAT PRESSING IS NOT THE ANSWER, WE JUST NEED TO PLAY WITHIN OURSELVES, AND YOU KNOW THINGS WILL WORK OUT)) ((ROY STANDUP: ANOTHER OUTSTANDING DEFENSIVE SHOWING FOR VIRGINIA TECH. THE HOKIES POSTED 8 QUARTERBACK SACKS AND HELD NAVY'S NATIONALLY RANKED OFFENSE TO 209 TOTAL YARDS. IN BLACKSBURG, ROY STANLEY NEWS 7 SPORTS.))
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S-Race


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s5-20
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The Winston Cup cars are off this week, but the Martinsville Speedway is set to host a big Late Modal stock car extravaganza on Sunday with the Taco Bell 300.
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But folks this is real racing! Welcome to Thailand, the only place in the world that holds water buffalo races.
For more than 100 years, races have been held in this small town 77 kilometers south of Bangkok.
This year more than 5000 fans watched 159 buffaloes race on the 120 meter track.
Amazingly the one ton animals cover the distance in 11 seconds.
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SOFT MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=NONE


There's more News 7 still to come,
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we'll meet a employee of Salem's G-E plant who is using his musical skills to earn money for charity.
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GE-Award


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=lbe
TAPE# 95-74
GRAPHIC=NONE


General Electric has a volunteer group some 35- thousand strong-
It's called the Elfun (ELF-unn) Society.
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Now an employee at the Salem G-E plant has won its most prestigious honor, New Elfun of the Year.
Warren Kurtz received two- thousand dollars to give to the charity of his choice-
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


He gave it to the Turning Point Shelter for Abused Women and Children.
Kurtz won the award for producing a cassette of songs about domestic violence.
Proceeds go to the shelter.
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((WARREN KURTZ/NEW ELFUN OF THE YEAR: THIS IS DEFINITELY UNIQUE TO THE ELFUN SOCIETY. IT'S THE FIRST TIME WE'VE HAD A PRODUCT AS SUCH. GENERALLY WE'VE HAD VOLUNTEERING AND WE HELP OTHER GROUPS.))
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(------0-------) The tape's available in local stores.