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7Wreck

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TAPE# 95-90
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Two men are hospitilized in serious condition this morning following a head on collision in Franklin County yesterday.
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SUPER=03-Franklin Co./Yesterday;


Police say the car driven by 49-year old Navie (NAVY) Young was traveling north bound on Route 919 when it crossed the centerline and struck a pick up truck head-on.
Authorities say the driver of the truck, Connie Janney of Ferrum, was taken to Franklin Memorial Hospital.
His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.
Young was taken by Lifeguard 10 to Roanoke Memorial Hospital, where he's listed in critical condition.
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7Car-Vandals


ANCHOR=Melanie
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Roanoke police have arrested three juveniles for allegedly shooting out close to 80 car windows.
Police say the teenagers fired approximately 500 times from a B-B gun and pellet rifle during their vandalism spree last week.
Vinton Police are also interested in the juveniles.
They say a dozen car windows were shot out in their city during the same period.

7Robb


ANCHOR=Melanie
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TAPE# 95-88
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Some environmental groups are calling on Senator Chuck Robb to stop wavering and keep his promise to protect the environment.
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Robb has opposed a Republican version of regulatory reform,
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday;

but now critics say he is trying to broker a compromise that would weaken environmental protection, public health, and workplace safety.
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((JULIE HOLT/CITIZEN ACTION: AND NOW ALL OF A SUDDEN, THERE'S TALK THAT SENATOR ROBB IS REVIVING NEGOTIATIONS AND MAY BRING THIS BILL BACK UP AGAIN. AND THAT JUST DOESN'T SEEM LIKE WHAT HIS CONSTITUENTS ARE WANTING RIGHT NOW.)) ((CHRIS MURRAY/AMERICAN COMMUNITY PROTECTION ASSOCIATION: WE'RE ALL FOR REGULATORY REFORM. WE NEED TO REFORM REGULATION, BUT THE REGULATION THAT THEY'RE CALLING FOR TO BE REFORMED WOULD AGAIN ROLL BACK 25 YEARS OF PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS.))
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Robb's office was closed for the Columbus Day holiday, but a spokesman has said the democratic senator hopes to ease the burden of regulations without weakening environmental protection.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
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Supporters of reform say the cost of many government regulations far outweigh the benefits.

7Nazi-Remark


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TAPE#95-80
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Virginia Democrats are demanding an apology from an incumbent Winchester state senator who compared Democrats to Nazis.
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Republican Senator Russ Potts compared the Democratic strategy to maintain control of the General Assembly this fall to the "big lie" campaign of Adolph Hitler's propaganda minister.
Potts said quote "the guy who crafted their whole campaign was Goebbels."
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Democratic spokeswoman Sue Wrenn called it the "most insensitive remark by an elected official" that she can remember.
Senator Potts says he will NOT apologize.

7Vote


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If you plan to cast your ballot in next month's election a reminder, today is the last day to register to vote.
You can register at your local Registrar of Voters office.
To be eligible, you must be a U-S citizen ... at least 18 years old ... and have NO felony convictions.

7weather


ANCHOR=mel
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Taking a look now at the weather.
If you're heading out early this morning, expect some light fog in some areas.
Then it looks like it's going to be a carbon copy of yesterday...
Mostly sunny with temperatures will be in the mid to upper 70s.
A high pressure system will bring us clear skies.
Tonight, expect temperatures in the low to mid 40s.
In the extended forecast, we can look forward to a sunny week, with temperatures reaching the 80s by the weekend.

55Gingrich


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NEWSCAST=Melanie
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TAPE#95-79
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Addressing a conference at Liberty University in Lynchburg ... House Speaker Newt Gingrich challenged President Clinton to begin compromising on federal budget issues or face a continuing resolution that eliminates some liberal government functions.
Steve Smallshaw has more on last night's speech.
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(( As a former teacher, Newt Gingrich said it was impossible to turn down an offer to speak to a classroom with eight thousand students.
It was a standing ovation that greeted the Republican leader as he took the stage for Jerry Falwell at Liberty University's Vines Center.
Gingrich's theme was religion in the 21st century and how that plays into what the Republicans are trying to do in Washington.
It was a topic that struck home with this partisan crowd.
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((NEWT GINGRICH/HOUSE SPEAKER: BUT I WOULD ARGUE THAT IT IS TOTALLY APPROPRIATE FOR ELECTED OFFICIALS TO COME AND SHARE THEIR CONCERNS AND TALK ABOUT THE FUTURE AND TALK FRANKLY ABOUT WHERE WE ARE TODAY WITH PEOPLE OF FAITH AND PEOPLE WHO ARE CONCERNED.))
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((In his speech, Gingrich also issued an ultimatum for President Clinton and the Democrats...come up with a budget the Republicans can agree on by November 13th, or Gingrich says the GOP will start shutting down parts of the federal government.))
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((GINGRICH: WE'RE COMMITTED TO TRYING TO WRITE THE BEST POSSIBLE AGREEMENT, BUT WE'RE NOT GOING TO DO IT FOREVER. WE'VE GOT SIX WEEKS TO SOLVE THIS AND I BELIEVE THE PRESIDENT HAS AN OBLIGATION TO WORK WITH US TO SOLVE IT.))
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The November 13th deadline falls just one week after election day.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))

55Radford-Arsenal


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TAPE#95-89
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The F-B-I is investigating an incident at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant that damaged a production line and resulted in 28 employees being furloughed.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./File Tape;


A Plant spokesperson says the F-B-I and internal investigators are trying to determine how a foreign object wound up in the manufacturing process last week.
An arsenal spokesperson says officials still DO NOT know WHAT the object was or HOW much equipment it damaged.
The operations are expected to be UP and running by the end of the week.
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55golf-cart


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=tha
TAPE#95-86
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A golf cart slammed into a school bus in Danville yesterday. No one was seriously injured.
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SUPER=03-Danville/Yesterday;


James Shaw says he had just dropped off his last students when the accident happened.
The driver of the cart, Daniel Wayne Little, has been charged with reckless driving.
Authorities say a passenger in the golf cart was taken to the hospital with a broken shoulder.
Shaw says the young man landed face down off the side of the road.
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((JAMES SHAW/SCHOOL BUS DRIVER: I PUT MY LAST CHILDREN OFF THE END HERE OF THIS SERVICE STREET AND I WAS GOING IN HERE TO TURN AROUND, I ALWAYS GO IN HERE AND TURN AROUND AND COME BACK OUT AND I MET THEM IN THE CURVE AND I ALMOST GOT STOPPED TO A STANDSTILL BEFORE THEY COME INTO ME. ))
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Police say the men on the golf cart were supposed to be at work at a nearby golf course when the accident happened.
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55Vote


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Today is the last day to register to vote if you want to cast your ballot in November's election.
You can register at your local Registrar of Voters office.
To be eligible, you must be a U-S citizen ... at least 18 years old ... and have NO felony convictions.

55weather


ANCHOR=mel
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=nle
TAPE#
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Taking a look now at the weather.
If you're heading out early this morning, expect some light fog.
Then it looks like it's going to be a carbon copy of yesterday...
Mostly sunny with temperatures will be in the mid to upper 70s.
Tonight, expect temperatures in the low to mid 40s.
In the extended forecast, we can look forward to a sunny week, with temperatures reaching the 80s by the weekend.

8Planned-Parenthood


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MORN
WRITER=cro
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Planned Parenthood opens its NEW office in Lynchburg today.
The office will have a part time coordinator who will assess the family planning needs of the Hill City and seek community support.
There are no plans to perform abortions at the Lynchburg office.
Women seeking abortions, prenatal care or adoption services will be referred to the Roanoke office.

8newt-Gingrich


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Thousands packed Liberty University's Vines Center to hear House Speaker Newt Gingrich.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Last Night;


A standing ovation greeted the Republican leader last night as he took the stage for Jerry Falwell at Liberty University.
Gingrich took shots at everyone from the media to American lawyers.. but saved his sharpest jabs for the Democrats in Washington.
Gingrich's theme was religion in the 21st century and how that plays into what the Republicans are trying to do in Washington.
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((NEWT GINGRICH/HOUSE SPEAKER: BUT I WOULD ARGUE THAT IT IS TOTALLY APPROPRIATE FOR ELECTED OFFICIALS TO COME AND SHARE THEIR CONCERNS AND TALK ABOUT THE FUTURE AND TALK FRANKLY ABOUT WHERE WE ARE TODAY WITH PEOPLE OF FAITH AND PEOPLE WHO ARE CONCERNED.))
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VO-NAT


In his speech, Gingrich issued an ultimatum for President Clinton and the Democrats to come up with a budget the Republicans can agree on by November 13th.
Gingrich says if they don't do this, the GOP will start shutting down parts of the federal government.
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SOT 21:42:58 (#3)
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((GINGRICH: WE'RE COMMITTED TO TRYING TO WRITE THE BEST POSSIBLE AGREEMENT, BUT WE'RE NOT GOING TO DO IT FOREVER. WE'VE GOT SIX WEEKS TO SOLVE THIS AND I BELIEVE THE PRESIDENT HAS AN OBLIGATION TO WORK WITH US TO SOLVE IT.))
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VO-NAT


The November 13th deadline falls just one week after election day.
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8School-meeting


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#95-84
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Residents and school officials in Roanoke County want to tackle some problems before they occur.
They are working TOGETHER to figure out HOW to build the future of Roanoke County Schools.
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VO-NAT
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About 300 people attended the SECOND community meeting last night.
Folks are working on 10 year plans for southwest county schools.
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((DR. BILL DEJONG/ROANOKE CO. SCHOOLS CONSULTANT: BASICALLY, WHAT WE'RE DOING IS PUTTING TOGETHER SOME LONG TERM FACILITY OPTIONS THAT ARE BASED ON PROJECTED ENROLLMENTS, THE CONDITIONS OF EXISTING BUILDINGS, AND THE RESULTS OF THE LAST COMMUNITY DIALOGUE THAT WE HAD. ))
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One of the main issues is whether Cave Spring High School should be split into TWO schools, or remain as it is.
Potential overcrowding at south county elementary schools also prompted discussion.
Suggestions from the meeting will go to the county school board October 26th.
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8water-meeting


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#95-85
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Boones Mill needs a new water system and officials say they must have the support of residents to get it.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Boones Mill/Last Night;


Citizens filled town council's tiny chambers last night for the first of two meetings.
The meetings are required for the town's application for an emergency grant to replace its out- dated water line.
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((PHIL RANDOLPH/BOONES MILL TOWN COUNCILMAN: WE REQUESTED AN EMERGENCY DECLARATION, WHICH THE GOVERNOR DID, FOR ONE REASON-- THAT WAS BECAUSE OUR SOURCE TO TOWN IS MANY, MANY YEARS OLD. ))
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In recent weeks, the leaky system has caused water shortages throughout the area.
Council will hold another public meeting Monday night.
Boones Mill must complete its application for the Community Development Block Grant money by October 31st.
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8weather


ANCHOR=mel
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=nle
TAPE#
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Taking a look now at the weather.
If you're heading out early this morning, expect some light fog.
Then it looks like it's going to be a carbon copy of yesterday...
Mostly sunny with temperatures will be in the mid to upper 70s.
Tonight, expect temperatures in the low to mid 40s.
In the extended forecast, we can look forward to a sunny week, with temperatures reaching the 80s by the weekend.