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Coming up on news seven at six protestors take to the streets of Vinton all in the names of pigs.
And Shannon Faulkner is considering another college.

Sports-Head


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NONE


In sports, Virginia Tech, Virginia and V-M-I all three won today and we'll check in on all of today's college football scores.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Kimberly
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The rain will end later tonight.
But a passing cold front will leave behind gusty northwest winds and cooler temperatures for the rest of the weekend. Open
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PIG-MARCH


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 95-86
GRAPHIC=None


Owners of three Vietnamese Potbellied Pigs took to the streets of the town of Vinton today.
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SUPER=03-Vinton;


Town officials have ordered Emma and Gerald Saunders to get rid of their pet pigs.
So the Saunders and their supporters marched the streets, to draw attention to their plight.
They had 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.
Saunders says before the town council meeting no one had ever complained about her pets.
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((EMMA SAUNDERS/VINTON RESIDENT: ONLY ONES EVER SAID ANYTHING IS WHEN WE WENT TO THAT TOWN COUNCIL MEETING. A FEW NEIGHBORS ON CEDAR AVENUE, BUT NO BODY ON MY STREET HAS COME UP AND SAID ANYTHING.)) ((DONNA WHITE/NEIGHBOR: MY NEIGHBORS DO NOT BOTHER ANYBODY. THE PIGS DO NOT BOTHER ANYBODY. I JUST THINK THE NEIGHBORS ARE TRYING TO GIVE EVERYBODY A HARD TIME. THE PIGS DON'T DO ANYTHING WRONG. WHY DON'T THEY JUST LEAVE THEM ALONE.))
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Saunders has taken two of the pigs, Arnold and Wilbur, to a farm in Covington.
She says Charlotte, the third pig, was kept in town for future court proceedings.
Saunders says the pigs have been good therapy for her handicapped daughter.
She says she hopes the march will help change the town's animal control ordinance.
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Express


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=none


A Roanoke man says he's filed charges against a Roanoke City Police officer.
James Thompson says the officer roughed him up and hurt his seven year old son in the process.
It happend while Thompson and his son were attending the Express hockey game at the Roanoke Civic Center last night.
He says he and his son were standing by the rink when the officer ordered them to leave.
When Thompson turned to leave he says the officer threw him against a wall.
During the incident, Thompson says his son re-injured his broken collar bone.
Thompson says he filed charges with the magistrate.
The police department was unable to confirm if a warrant had been filed.

Norris


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=Legal News


A Judge yesterday suspended a four year sentence against a former Lewis Gale Hospital supervisor.
Paul Norris had pleaded no contest to stealing narcotics from the hospital for his own use.
Norris was found guilty of obtaining drugs by fraud or deceit.
A grand larceny charge against him was dismissed as part of a plea bargain.
Norris will have to pay seven-thousand dollars in restitution to the hospital.
Police say Norris forged doctors' signatures and falsified drug requests to obtain pain killers.

Faulkner


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# net a; edit of 595-22 17:14
GRAPHIC=Faulkner, Shannon


Shannon Faulkner has her eyes set on college and it's not the Citadel.
Faulkner is apparently considering enrolling at Old Dominion University in Norfolk.
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Faulkner dropped out of The Citadel in August after becoming its first female cadet.
Yesterday, she visited O-D-U for about two hours.
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ANCHOR=Ron
SS=Supreme Court


Earlier this week, the U-S Supreme Court turned down an appeal to hear Faulkner's case against the Citadel.

Explore-Park


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 95-92
GRAPHIC=Explore


This year's tourist season has been one of extremes for Virginia's Explore Park.
The park closes for the winter at the end of this month.
Though attendance was not what officials hoped for they still expect a brighter tomorrow.
Denise Allen reports.
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Visitors are taking in the sights and sounds of fall at Virginia's Explore Park.
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((RUPERT CUTLER/VIRGINIA'S EXPLORE PARK: I THINK MOST PEOPLE'S CHOICE OF SEASONS IS OCTOBER'S BRIGHT BLUE SKY WEATHER. THAT'S TRUE HERE AT EXPLORE, EXCEPT FOR TODAY.))
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Park officials say despite the damp, cloudy weather, attendance has been steady for the first day of the fall foliage festival.
This year, though, extreme weather has played a major role in attendance at the park.
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((KRISTIN WATERS/VIRGINIA'S EXPLORE PARK: ATTENDANCE HAS PROBABLY BEEN A LITTLE BIT SLOWER THIS YEAR THAN WE WOULD HAVE LIKED IT BUT THE WEATHER HAS REALLY HURT US WITH THE RAIN IN JUNE AND THE EXTREME HEAT IN JULY AND AUGUST.))
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But park officials say October is their busiest month.
If the weather is good for the next two weekends, they say attendance should be about par with last year.
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((RUPERT CUTLER: I WAS OVERLY OPTIMISTIC A YEAR AGO. I THOUGHT WE MIGHT BE ABLE TO DOUBLE OUR 1994 ATTENDANCE IN 1995. WE DIDN'T QUITE DO THAT.))
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According to Cutler, the park's funding comes mostly from private donations and money from local and state governments.
But he says there are plans to increase attendance at the park by offering indoor events.
The Brugh Tavern restaurant and the Mountain Union Church will offer dining and a place for weddings.
And Cutler says there's more.
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((CUTLER: TO BUILD AN EDUCATION CENTER AND A PARK VISITOR ORIENTATION CENTER BETWEEN THE PARKING LOT AND THE BLUE RIDGE SETTLEMENT. WHICH WILL INCLUDE A LARGE ROOFED OVER AREA.))
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This will allow the park's interpreters to perform their programs rain or shine.
Cutler calls the park a work in progress.
He says these new additions should be complete by 1997.
Denise Allen News 7.))
Tease#1

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ANCHOR=Ron
SS=NONE


Still to come on news 7 at six, we'll tell you why teens from all over the valley are gathered at the Salem Civic Center.
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VO-NAT


And preparations for Tonight's big event at the Center in the Square are underway.
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Kimberly in Wx Office
A good day to just stay indoors and watch the rain--
A cold front brought rainfall amounts from around a quarter of an inch to just under an inch.
But the showers won't last long-- tomorrow looks partly sunny, breezy, and noticeably cooler.
So just sit back, relax, and stay tuned for all the details-- coming up. MUSIC UP FULL
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Allen-Sale


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# None
GRAPHIC=None


The Allen administration is considering selling the Medical College of Virginia and the University of Virginia's hospitals.
The "Richmond Times-Dispatch" reports this morning that the sale is one option being considered.
The combined worth of the two facilities tops 500 MILLION dollars.
The sales would have to be approved by the General Assembly and investors who hold hospital bonds.

Affair-In-Square


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#95-87
GRAPHIC=None


The big event is just about an hour away.
Of course we're talking about Affair In the Square.
If you haven't gotten your tickets you're out of luck.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


For the third year, the fundraiser for Center In the Square is sold out.
Volunteers actually began decorating last night.
And at seven the crowd will start trickling in for a night of food, music and other entertainment.
This is the 13th annual Affair in the Square.
The proceeds help the center, the museum, and the arts council.
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((LARRY DAVIDSON/AFFAIR IN THE SQUARE: THIS MONEY BEING RAISED THROUGH THIS EVENT HELPS SUPPORT THE RENT AND UTILITIES SO THAT THE BUDGETS CAN GO TOWARD PROGRAMMING.))
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Davidson says volunteers and the business community have helped this event grow bigger each year.
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Acquire-Fire


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 95-93
GRAPHIC=None


Throughout the weekend, teens from all over the area have gathered in Salem to worship in a rather unique fashion.
The convention started last night and as Jay Moore reports, the youth will continue to get fired up tonight.
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((Where there's smoke there's fire.
"Acquire the Fire" that is.
The youth gathered for a time of worship in the Salem Civic Center.
But by no means was this an ordinary worship service.
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((RICH FRANZEN: EVENTS DIRECTOR: IT'S A GATHERING OF THOUSANDS OF YOUNG PEOPLE FROM ALL OVER THE AREA WHO ARE COMING TOGETHER FOR THE PURPOSE OF GETTING THEIR LIVES TOGETHER FOR GOD AND TO DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT.))
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Teen Mania, an organization out of Tulsa Oklahoma, heads up the conventions.
It's on the road nine months out of year spreading the word and showing the light.
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((TAWANDA WILLIAMS: IT HELPS KIDS NOT THINK ABOUT WORLDLY THINGS. IT HELPS THEM THINK ABOUT GOD, WHAT'S COMING. WHAT'S GOING. WHAT'S IN AND WHAT'S OUT.))
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Convention leaders expect more than 2-thousand youth from more than 100 churches to attend this weekend's event.
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((KEITH FARMER/VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR: WE'RE ENCOURAGING THE YOUTH TO FELLOWSHIP WITH FELLOW CHRISTIANS AND TO BE BOLD AND HANG OUT WITH THE CHRISTIANS TO HAVE A GOOD TIME.))
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((IF THEY DON'T KNOW CHRIST THEY WILL KNOW HIM BEFORE THEY LEAVE. THEY'LL KNOW WHAT THEY'VE BEEN MISSING. YES THEY WILL. ))
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And if you missed this event you're in luck.
Both teens and adults are invited to attend tonight's performance which begins at 7.
In Salem, Jay Moore, News 7.))



Tease#2

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ANCHOR=Ron
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Coming up,
Some new child-care centers are opening in the valley.
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Connie Stevens will take a look at the cost of child care and the burden that it puts on families.
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MUSIC UP FULL
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On-Record


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#95-89
GRAPHIC=None


Many families spend a sizeable chunk of their income on child care-- the more children involved, the higher the costs.
But, as Connie Stevens reports-- around the region there's a significant effort to improve access to affordable care.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=01-Harriet Lewis/Bogardus; :22
SUPER=01-Deloris Hayden/Child Care Provider; 1:03
SUPER=01-Pam Kestner-Chappelear/Community Services Council; 1:31
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(( Any weekday afternoon at Hurt Park Elementary, you'll find the kids of after-school care.
Studying, playing, and just plain growing up-- it's one of the programs made possible by the Roanoke Valley Junior League, and the Y-M-C-A.
It's a time of growth in the Roanoke Valley, with projects like this, and others in the works like Bogardus-- which will rely on community support.
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((HARRIET LEWIS/BOGARDUS: BASICALLY WHAT IT IS IS A COMPREHENSIVE CHILD CARE PROGRAM. WE ARE BUILDING THE BUILDING THAT WILL HOUSE THIS PROGRAM, WE WILL SERVE NOT ONLY TYPICAL CHILDREN BUT CHILDREN OF SPECIAL NEEDS AND THAT WILL BE FROM AGE SIX WEEKS TO 12 YEARS OF AGE. ))
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From after-school care, to family day care-- to propriety care at the area's many centers-- there's a great demand for QUALITY.
In Virginia, roughly 65-percent of children live in a single-parent household where that parent works, or live in a two- parent household where both parents work.
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((DELORIS HAYDEN/CHILD CARE PROVIDER: I'M A FIRM BELIEVER IN-- WE GET WHAT WE PAY FOR. IF YOU GET $5 A DAY CHILD CARE SERVICES, USUALLY YOU GET $5 A DAY WORTH OF SERVICE. LIKE A SAY HERE WE OFFER EVERYTHING A CHILD WOULD HAVE IF THEY WERE AT HOME WITH THEIR FAMILIES.))
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There's a theory that affordable child care benefits the economy of the entire community-- and more than one expert is worried about the effects of welfare reform.
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((PAM KESTNER-CHAPPELEAR: THESE INDIVIDUALS THAT ARE BEING REQUIRED TO GO BACK TO WORK WILL PROBABLY WORK THOSE JOBS THAT ARE EVENING CARE, WEEKENDS, TEND TO PAY FIVE OR SIX DOLLARS AN HOUR THESE FOLKS ARE GOING TO HAVE A VERY DIFFICULT TIME FINDING AFFORDABLE QUALITY CHILD CARE. ))
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For questions about child care, call the Child Care Resource and Referral Service at 1-800-354-3388 or 982-2345.
Connie Stevens, News 7.))
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ANCHOR=Ron
SS=On Record


For more information on the topic, join Connie tomorrow morning at 11, for On-Record-- here on W-D-B-J.

Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#Tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


A big day for area college football teams. Virginia Tech and Virginia win at home.
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VO-NAT ENG#


And in Lexington, The V-M-I Keydets get another win at home beating U-T Chattanooga.
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S-Tech


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#Tf95-1
GRAPHIC=UVa Football


Virginia Tech racked up 638 yards of offense and scored 11 touchdowns as the Hokies improve to 4 and 2 on the season with a dramatic 77 to 27 win over Akron.
Steve Mason has more on a rainy homecoming win.
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SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Tech Head Coach; ; 1:48
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S-UVA


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#VF95-1
GRAPHIC=UVA Football


Mike Groh passed for a school record 346 yards and four touchdowns and Tiki Barber rushed for a career high 185 yards and two touchdowns as Virginia beats Duke 44 to 30.
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The Blue Devils dominated the first half behind the arm of Quarterback Spence Fisher his two touchdown passes gave duke a 21 to 3 lead early in the second quarter.
But the Cavaliers came back. Groh goes to the air and hits Demetrius Allen on the run he will take the ball in for the score on the 82 yard pass play and the Cavaliers trailed 24 to 13 at the half.
Barber got on track in the third. on Virginia's first possession he takes the handoff and scores from 9 yards out U-V-A trailed 24 to 21.
Then later in the third Groh passes SUPER=36-Virginia/=44/Duke/=30;the

ball to Barber he Breaks a tackle at the goal line and scores Virginia led 31 to 24 and the Cavaliers get the 44 to 30 win.
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S-VMI


ANCHOR=roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=twe
TAPE#-S5-15
GRAPHIC=VMI football


The VMI Keydets entertained UT-Chattanooga this afternoon in a key Southern Conference showdown at Alumni Memorial Field in Lexington.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lexington/Keydets vs. Moccasins;


A fired up Bill Stewart led his team onto the field for the Parent's Day contest.
UTC took the ball down the field on its opening drive, but the VMI defense tightened up and
forced the Mocs to attempt a field goal. But Josh Siefken's kick sailed wide right and the Keydets took over.
On the first play from scrimmage, Al Lester pitches to Thomas Haskins, who eventually bounces to the outside and races 80 yards for the touchdown. VMI led 7-nothing in the first.
UTC got on the board after a VMI penalty. Tyrone Coleman dashes up the middle and dives into the endzone.
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But the Keydets hang on for their second conference win 17 to 12.
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S-College


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=College football


Liberty and James Madison also win today and Georgia Tech beats North Carolina for those and all of today's college scores lets go to the boards.
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