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1-News-Head

ANCHOR=Keith
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VO-NAT


These are the headlines for NEWS 7 at SIX:
A train and a truck collide on the tracks in Elliston.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE


And the latest campaign spending figures show records being set for fund- raising.

Sports-Head


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


Tonight in sports, a busy Monday.
Michael Westbrook and Steve Young are out for a month.
Hall of famer Art Donovan was in town today and he had plenty to say!
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VO-NAT eng#


As did Bulls head coach Marv Levy who announced this afternoon that he has prostate cancer and will undergo surgery tomorrow.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
SS=None


Looks like this will be the coldest night of the week, little wind and clear skies will produce overnight lows near 30.

Train-ax


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


A collision between a train and a pick up truck in Montgomery County has injured two people.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Elliston


It happened just before 4:30 this afternoon on Blount Road behind the Elliston post office.
The train consisted of 10 engines and was not carrying any cargo. The conductor told police he blew the whistle, but the driver of the truck did not heed his warning.
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IN Q=They were going

((THEY WERE GOING 38 MILES PER HOUR AND AS THEY APPROACHED THE INTERSECTION IT APPEARED TO THEM THE DRIVER WAS NOT WATCHING AND CONTINUED TO CROSS DIRECTLY IN FRONT OF THE TEN ENGINES.))
SUPER=01-Trooper H. A. Spahr/Va. State Police;
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The train struck the side of the truck bed. Police say the driver, Tommy Lee Wheeler of Elliston, said he never saw the train.
Wheeler and a passenger, Brenda Dowdy of Blacksburg, were both taken to Montgomery Regional Hospital.
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Campaign-Spending


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE# 95-77
GRAPHIC=Campaign '95


General Assembly candidates in the Roanoke Valley continue to raise money at a record pace.
Five of the candidates have raised more than 100- thousand dollars, and one of them is closing in on 200- thousand.
Joe Dashiell has the numbers.
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(( According to the latest campaign finance reports, State Senator Brandon Bell has built the biggest bankroll... more than 175- thousand dollars so far.
Democratic challenger John Edwards picked up more than 20- thousand dollars during the latest reporting period, but Roanoke's vice mayor still trails the incumbent by almost 100- thousand dollars.
Republican house candidate Trixie Averill and Democratic delegate Dick Cranwell are running the most expensive race in the Valley.
Cranwell has raised more than 68- thousand dollars since the last report, and the two have now collected more than 300- thousand dollars between them.
Roanoke Republican Newell Falkinburg isn't far behind.
He has raised almost 140- thousand in his bid to replace Chip Woodrum in the House of Delegates.
But Woodrum is closing the gap. His contributions now total more than 119- thousand dollars.
The numbers are certain to increase substantially before election day. The latest figures document fundraising through the end of September.
Joe Dashiell News 7))
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=HOLD


In the Valley's other contested race, democratic delegate Vic Thomas has raised more than 50- thousand dollars.
The report of his republican challenger, Jeff Artis, was not available this afternoon.

Greenbacker


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tha
TAPE# 95-85
GRAPHIC=Greenbacker


Halifax County's Commonwealth's Attorney may have violated state code with a campaign letter he sent to county residents.
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VO-NAT


John Greenbacker admits he used the state seal at the top of the letter.
Officials with the Secretary of the Commonwealth's office says it's considered misconduct to do so for non- governmental reasons.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=HOLD


Deputy Secretary Georgia Root hasn't seen the letter, but says when she does she'll notify Greenbacker by mail.
Repeat offenders could be fined or sentenced to jail.
Greenbacker says he's not entirely convinced the reproduction violated the statute.
But he says he won't use it again in his campaign.

Hannaford


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


A major supermarket chain is coming to Danville.
Officials with Hannaford Brothers of Maine say the company plans to build a 54- thousand square foot Food and Drug Superstore.
The location has not yet been confirmed.
A spokesperson says the six- million- dollar investment will create between 100- and 150- new jobs.
The grocery store is a Fortune 500- company with more than 118- supermarkets along the East Coast.
An official says the company is working to establish itself in Virginia and North Carolina.
Hannaford Brothers plans to open in Danville next fall.

Klockner


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE# 95-90
GRAPHIC=Va Econ


A Wythe County plastic film manufacturer is moving ahead with plans to more than double its work force.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Rural Retreat/File Tape;


Klockner Pentaplast is building an addition at its Rural Retreat plant.
Construction should begin sometime next year. The company expects to hire up to 100 new workers over the next several years.
Klockner had hoped to start on the addition months ago, but only recently reached an agreement with Wythe County on tool and machinery taxes.
The county lowered the rate so Klockner will not pay a disproportionate share once it brings in 20 million dollars worth of new machinery and equipment.
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Million-Man


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE# 95-79
GRAPHIC=Million Man March


Thousand of African-American men from around the country gathered in the nation's Capital today for what's being called the Million Man March.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC;


The Reverend Jesse Jackson made a fiery appeal to black men to take responsibility for their children's education and also to vote.
Controversial Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakan said America's racial lines have not changed since slavery.
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((LOUIS FARRAKHAN/NATION OF ISLAM LEADER: ))
SUPER=01-Louis Farrakhan/Nation of Islam Leader;
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VO-NAT


President Clinton, who was in Austin, Texas today, said America must clean it's house of racism. He called for both races to come together.
He also said whites must understand the roots of black pain, and that blacks must understand the roots of white fear.
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City-Council


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6 p.m.
WRITER=kmc
TAPE# 95-78
GRAPHIC=HOLD march


The March was on the minds of many here locally.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Today's Roanoke City council meeting took an emotional turn when one neighborhood leader made a statement against what she called "passive racism."
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SOT 3:34:20
IN Q=Open your eyes

((EVELYN BETHEL/GAINSBORO RESIDENT: OPEN YOUR EYES. LOOK AROUND THE WORLD AND SEE. REPRESENT ALL OF THE PEOPLE. ))
SUPER=01-Evelyn Bethel/Gainsboro Resident;
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OUT Q=all of the people
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VO-NAT


Councilmen Mac McCadden and William White had a joint statement about their thoughts on today's march.
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SOT 3:27:48
IN Q=We were elected

((MAC MCCADDEN/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL: WE WERE ELECTED TO SERVE ALL OF ROANOKE CITY. WE DO SO TODAY, THOUGH WE ARE THINKING ABOUT OUR BROTHERS WHO ARE MARCHING IN WASHINGTON, AND THOSE WHO ARE AT HOME TODAY, HOPING TO SHOCK AFRICAN- AMERICAN COMMUNITIES INTO RESPONSIBILITY. ))
SUPER=01-Mac McCadden/Roanoke City Council;
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OUT Q=into responsibility
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VO-NAT


Mayor Bowers meanwhile, says Roanoke is racially and culturally diverse-- and discrimination in any form should NOT be tolerated.
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TALENT=KEITH
SS=HOLD


Bowers asked council to request the city manager re- formulate the community relations task force to address racial concerns.

Mosher


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE# 95-81
GRAPHIC=NONE


Former News 7 Anchorman Rick Mosher has died.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-August, 1983


He started at W-D-B-J when WE began doing news at NOON.
He was a veteran broadcaster by then, having already been in radio many years as a D-J and newsman.
By the time he left here in 1992, he was anchoring the ELEVEN O'clock news.
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IN Q=I think sometimes

((RICK MOSHER/FORMER NEWS 7 ANCHOR: I THINK SOMETIMES VIEWERS OVERESTIMATE THE IMPORTANCE OF AN ANCHOR, AND I'VE GOT A TEAM BEHIND ME.))
SUPER=90-February, 1992
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OUT Q=team behind me.
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VO-NAT


He never took himself too seriously.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE


After nine years on the air here, Mosher went to Washington, D.C. where he worked in public relations.
He was a spokesman for the Whitman- Walker Clinic.
SS=Rick Full Screen 2082


He died last Monday from complications associated with AIDS.
Rick Mosher was 42.
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Goodlatte


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE# 95-74
GRAPHIC=NONE


The Republican plan to save Medicare gets its first test in Congress later this week.
And G-O-P congressmen have spent the past few weeks explaining the plan to their constituents.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


Sixth District representative Bob Goodlatte was in Lynchburg today, touting the highlights of the Republican Medicare proposal.
Goodlatte says not only will Medicare spending increase 40 percent over the next seven years, but recipients will have more health care plans to choose from.
Goodlatte blames the Democrats for scaring senior citizens into thinking their benefits will be cut.
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IN Q=Given time to

((REP. BOB GOODLATTE/R- 6TH DISTRICT: GIVEN TIME TO EXPLAIN THE PLAN THAT WE WILL OVERCOME THOSE CONCERNS. I HAVE CERTAINLY FOUND THAT TO BE THE CASE WITH THE THOUSANDS OF MY CONSTITUENTS THAT I HAVE MET WITH IN THE PAST TWO MONTHS AND DISCUSSED THIS WITH, THAT WHEN THEY UNDERSTAND IT, WHILE THERE'S NO UNIFORMITY OF OPINION, THERE IS A HIGH DEGREE OF ACCEPTABILITY TO IT.))
SUPER=01-Rep. Bob Goodlatte/(R) 6th District; :00
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OUT Q=acceptability of it.
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VO-NAT


The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on the proposal tomorrow.
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Medicaid


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE# 95-87
GRAPHIC=Medicare


Just weeks before Governor Allen is scheduled to unveil the state's next two- year budget, analysts say Congress will be dumping Medicaid and Medicare responsibilities in the laps of Governors.
For Virginia, that means block grants that won't keep up with a growing number of recipients.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


But analysts also warn it means freedom from many federal regulations that currently protect low income and elderly citizens.
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IN Q=The decisions

((BOB HURLEY/VCU HEALTH POLICY EXPERT: THE DECISIONS TAKEN IN THE STATE CAPITOLS ARE GOING TO BE VERY IMPORTANT. WHICH BRINGS ME BACK TO MY ORIGINAL POINT. IT'S SURPRISING TO ME HOW LITTLE DISCUSSION THERE HAS BEEN IN THE ELECTION ABOUT WHAT THE GOVERNOR AND THESE LEGISLATORS WILL BE DOING WHEN THE MEDICAID BLOCK GRANTS PLACE AN AWFUL LOT OF ADDITIONAL RISK AND RESPONSIBILITY IN THEIR LAPS.))
SUPER=01-Bob Hurley/VCU Health Policy Expert;
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OUT Q=in their laps.
TALENT=Keith
SS=NONE


Among those decisions, state lawmakers will choose how much support they want to continue to give the low and middle income elderly to pay for nursing home and medical costs.

Continental


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=spr
TAPE# 95-84
GRAPHIC=Roanoke Airport


Roanoke Regional Airport will soon be served by yet another major airline.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Continental Express, a subsidiary of Continental Airlines, will touch-down in the Star City January eighth.
Four non- stop- flights between Roanoke and Newark, New Jersey, will be offered, and that has airport officials flying high.
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IN Q=We're excited

((MARK COURTNEY/ROANOKE REGIONAL AIRPORT: WE'RE EXCITED ABOUT GETTING THE FIFTH NEW CARRIER. IT CERTAINLY MEANS ADDITIONAL COMPETITION IN THE MARKETPLACE, BETTER BALANCE OF SERVICE AND THE ADDITION OF YET ANOTHER AIRLINE HUB-- WHICH MEANS EVEN MORE CONNECTING POSSIBILITIES AND BETTER SERVICE OUT OF ROANOKE. ))
SUPER=01-Mark Courtney/Roanoke Regional Airport;
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OUT Q=OUT OF ROANOKE
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File


Meanwhile, the airline hopes residents in the Danville area hit the road before taking to the air.
Starting in December, Continental will offer van service between Danville and Piedmont Triad International Airport in Greensboro.
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First-Union


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=lbe
TAPE# 95-80
GRAPHIC=First Union


A move by First Union could affect its Roanoke Valley workforce.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


The Wall Street Journal reports the Charlotte megabank may buy the mortgage business owned by Prudential Insurance.
First Union has two mortgage service centers.
One in Roanoke has 200 employees.
The other in Raleigh, North Carolina has 600.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=HOLD


First Union won't comment.

Nationsbank


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE# 95-82
GRAPHIC=Nationsbank


First Union's crosstown rival is also in the news.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


Nationsbank released its third quarter figures today.
And the banks' profits were up a strong 23-percent compared to a year ago.
Nationsbank credits its strong revenue growth and excellent expense control.
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Stocks


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


Some profit taking in the bond market for Wall Street today.
Nasdaq remained virtually unchanged.
But the Dow dropped nine points to close at 47- hundred-84.
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Allen


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=equ
TAPE# 95-92
GRAPHIC=NONE


In honor of World Food Day today, Virginia foodbanks were promised their "just desserts."
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


First Lady Susan Allen put away some calories for a good cause today, asking Virginia restaurants to donate their dessert profits to foodbanks this month.
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IN Q=There's 30- million

((CAROLYN DAVIDSON/CENTRAL VA. FOODBANK: THERE'S 30- MILLION PEOPLE HUNGRY IN AMERICA EVERY DAY. AND HALF OF THOSE ARE CHILDREN. THAT'S WHAT THE LATEST SURVEYS ARE SAYING. IN VIRGINIA THAT TRANSLATES TO ABOUT ONE IN SEVEN CHILDREN ARE AT RISK. AND WE'RE DISTRIBUTING THE FEDERATION OF VIRGINIA FOODBANKS DISTRIBUTE OVER A MILLION MEALS EVERY MONTH.))
SUPER=01-Carolyn Davidson/Central Va. Foodbank;
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Restaurants that want to give some "sweet relief" should call their local foodbank.
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FOE


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE# 95-72
GRAPHIC=F.O.E.


Winning a driving safety award is a big deal for a company that's in the delivery business.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


It's actually nothing new for Fuel Oil and Equipment in Roanoke.
Since 1978 the company has won one award or another for its driving safety.
But this year it has won what it considers the biggest award of all.
The Virginia Trucking Association is applauding the Roanoke company's fleet safety record as tops in the state.
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IN Q=This is the

((BILL KIRK/FUEL OIL AND EQUIPMENT COMPANY: THIS IS THE GRAND TROPHY FOR THE ENTIRE STATE OF VIRGINIA. WE WERE IN COMPETITION WITH EVERY TRUCKING COMPANY THAT OPERATES IN THE STATE OF VIRGINIA, NOT JUST COMPANIES THAT HAUL PETROLEUM PRODUCTS LIKE WE DO.))
SUPER=01-Bill Kirk/Fuel Oil and Equipment Co.;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=like we do.
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VO-NAT


In addition to its fuel and asphalt delivery business, Fuel Oil and Equipment also owns two Chesapeake Bagel franchises and the E-Z-N convenience store chain.
The company has approximately two- hundred employees across the southeast.
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United-Way


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE# 95-75
GRAPHIC=United Way


The United Way of Roanoke Valley held a tailgate party today to give a progress report on its fund raising efforts.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The event was held at Victory Stadium.
The Patrick Henry High School band and Cheer Leaders were on hand to promote the celebration.
There was also a grand entrance by local United Way Chairman Benjamin Jenkins.
The guest speaker was former N-F-L All-Pro lineman Art Donovan, who was escorted to the podium by William Fleming high school football players.
So far the Roanoke Valley United Way has raised over two- and- a- half million dollars.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#SPORTS TEASE
GRAPHIC=NONE


Coming up tonight in sports, we'll hear from the colorful Donovan, plus tell you about some injury news for the Skins and 49ers.
Some health problems for Marv Levy.
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VO-NAT ENG#


And we'll head to Charlottesville and check in with Steve Mason as the Cavaliers get set for a top 20 showdown in Texas this Saturday.
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S-Westbrook


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#RS95-1
GRAPHIC=REDSKINS


The Washington Redskins not only lost their game yesterday, but they also lost receiver Michael Westbrook for four to six weeks.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Frostburg, MD; :00


The team's number one draft pick injured his knee yesterday against the Cardinals and today an MRI exam revealed that he has a sprained medial collateral ligament.
SUPER=03-Indianapolis, IN;


And the 49ers announced this afternoon that quarterback Steve Young will miss the next four weeks with back and shoulder injuries he aggravated in yesterday's loss to the Colts.
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S-Levy


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6PM
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S5-22
GRAPHIC=Bills


The Buffalo BIlls will also be without head coach Marv Levy for at least three weeks.
The 70-year old coach announced today that he has prostate cancer and will undergo surgery tomorrow morning.
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((MARV LEVY/BUFFALO BILLS HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-Marv Levy/Buffalo Bills Head Coach; :00
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OUT Q=...TOTALLY CURABLE."
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=HOLD BUFFALO


Norman Schwartzkopf, Senator Bob Dole and and Jerry Lewis have all undergone this procedure successfully in the past.

S-UVA


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=VF95-1
GRAPHIC=UVa Football


Virginia's win over Duke Saturday marked George Welsh's 150th career victory.
The Cavaliers talked about the triumph and this weekend's game with Texas today. Steve Mason has more.
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SUPER=01-George Welsh/Virginia Football Coach; :11
SUPER=03-Charlottesville/This Past Saturday; :24
SUPER=01-Tiki Barber/185 Yards Rushing vs. Duke; :41
SUPER=03-Charlottesville/1990; 1:00
SUPER=01-Mike Groh/4 Touchdowns Passes Saturday; 1:10
SUPER=@Steve1; 1:25
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S-Donovan


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S5-23
GRAPHIC=united way


As Keith told you earlier the United Way campaign reached its halfway point today with the help of an NFL Hall of Famer.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Roanoke/This Afternoon; :00


Former Baltimore Colt defensive Tackle Art Donovan brought his politically incorrect brand of humor and story telling to Victory Stadium for today's tailgate luncheon.
SUPER=03-Roanoke/40th Anniversary Archives;


Ironically, 34 years ago he was also in Victory stadium as the Colts played the Steelers in a preseason exhibition game.
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IN Q="THE ONLY THING...

((ART DONOVAN/NFL HALL OF FAMER:))
SUPER=01-Art Donovan/NFL Hall of Famer; :00
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OUT Q=...EVEN COULD WALK."
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The first Colt to ever make it in the Hall of Fame, has found a whole new generation of fans, due largely to his appearances on Late night with David Letterman.
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IN Q="I tell you...

((ART DONOVAN:))
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OUT Q=...day in the sun."
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S-Race


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#R-30
GRAPHIC=MARTINSVILLE


A bizarre twist to yesterday's Taco Bell 300 as Tony McGuire was crowned champion after Elliott Sadler was disqualified.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Martinsville/Taco Bell 300; :00


Sadler beat McGuire to the line by a couple of yards to pocket 25 thousand dollars.
But not long after he finished celebrating in victory lane,
SUPER=04-Last Night;


NASCAR officials found that the heads on his engine had been illegally shaved to increase horse power.
Sadler was DQed and McGuire was given the win.
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IN Q=bites

((TONY MCGUIRE/DECLARED TACO BELL 300 WINNER:)) ((ELLIOTT SADLER/DISQUALIFIED:))
SUPER=01-Tony McGuire/Declared Taco Bell 300 Winner; :00
SUPER=01-Elliott Sadler/Disqualified; :08
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OUT Q=...THE CAR."
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