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These are the stories at the top of NEWS 7 at SIX:
A six- year old girl accidentally shot and killed by her great- grandfather.
And a plan to eliminate management jobs at Carilion.

Sports-Head


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
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Tonight in sports, the Indians celebrate their first pennant in 41 years.
The Express gets set for its first road trip of the year.
We'll show you the Wood brothers new racing shop in Stuart.
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And Junior Johnson is set to sell his main Winston Cup team and possibly step out of racing.
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WX-Head
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Big time weather changes on the western horizon and Weatherschool checks out the battle of the bulge. It will all make sense, shortly.

Halifax-shooting


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=THA
TAPE# 95-73
GRAPHIC=shooting


Police say a six- year old Halifax County girl was accidentally shot and killed by her great- grandfather as he tried to shoot at a stray dog in the yard.
Bridget Short was shot once in the chest yesterday evening and died at the hospital.
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The six- year old, who was described by her teacher as an ideal student who was full of laughter, was also a relative of Sheriff Eugene Short.
Police say the girl's 85- year old great- grandfather apparently thought she was in the house.
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The sheriff says the shooting does appear to be accidental, and had it appeared otherwise, he would have called in an outside agency to conduct an investigation.
School psychologists were on hand today to help students and teachers deal with the loss.

Kids-Guns


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6 p.m.
WRITER=kmc
TAPE# 95-76
GRAPHIC=NONE


There have been several reports in recent months about local schoolchildren taking to violence-- by bringing weapons into the classroom.
One school official says it's not a growing problem-- there's simply a growing interest in the matter.
Kimberly McBroom reports.
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SUPER=01-Stephen Burton/Bassett Middle School Principal; :09
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SUPER=01-Dr. Michael Chiglinsky/Psychologist; :54
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(( A recent incident where a student cut another student with a razor brought attention to Bassett Middle School-- but now life is back to normal.
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((STEPHEN BURTON/BASSETT MIDDLE SCHOOL PRINCIPAL: I THINK THAT WAS SOMETHING THAT GOT OUT OF HAND. I DON'T KNOW THAT THERE WAS ANY REAL INTENT TO COMMIT BODILY HARM. ))
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The student offender was suspended and went before a school board disciplinary committee-- required now by state law.
And Burton says so far, the new code is effective-- and he doesn't see weapons in school as a growing problem.
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((Burton feels reports about youth violence have been blown out of proportion, and that by nature, children are the same as they ever were.))
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((THERE'S SOME SENSATIONALISM IN IT NOW. PEOPLE ARE TALKING WEAPONS AND WHAT USED TO BE A POCKET KNIFE IS NOW A WEAPON-- AND THE TERM, WEAPON MAKES IT EVER SO MUCH WORSE THAN IT EVER WAS BEFORE. ))
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Meanwhile, psychologists say aggressive acts by youngsters are usually the result of a long pattern of behavior.
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((DR. MICHAEL CHIGLINSKY/PSYCHOLOGIST: WHAT YOU GENERALLY FIND IS THAT THESE KIDS HAVE HAD A PATTERN WHERE THEY HAVE MADE THREATS, THEY HAVE BEEN AGGRESSIVE, THEY HAVE BEEN IMPULSIVE, THEY HAVE BEEN VERY DIFFICULT TO MANAGE FROM EARLY ON.))
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Chiglinsky says parents can help curb violent tendencies by paying more attention to how their children perceive violence.
And if your child does act out aggression-- Dr. Chiglinsky recommends some form of counseling. Kimberly McBroom, News 7. ))

Carilion


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE# 95-83
GRAPHIC=Carilion


Back in the Spring, the area's largest employer announced plans for a sweeping set of changes called "re-engineering."
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This morning Carilion Health System explained who will be affected in the first phase of this program.
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The health care company says by January it will eliminate 10 senior level positions, and within two years, it will cut about 125 more administrative jobs.
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((TOM ROBERTSON/CARILION HEALTH SYSTEM CEO: THERE WILL NOT BE ANY REDUCTIONS IN CARE GIVERS OR SUPPORT PERSONNEL. THIS ONLY AFFECTS THE TOP LAYERS OF MANAGEMENT. BUT WE FELT LIKE IT WAS NECESSARY TO DO THIS TO ENABLE US TO MOVE AHEAD WITH OUR RE-ENGINEERING EFFORTS.))
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Starting next year, Carilion employees will no longer be organized by which hospital they work in.
Instead, they will be divided into departments according to which medical services they provide.
Carilion says this will enable it to provide better patient care while at the same time eliminating overlapping positions.
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The new departments will be headed by two directors, an administrator and a physician.
The move is designed to give doctors more say in how patient care is provided.

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In just a moment on News-7, a look at how the candidates' political war chests are spent,
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and researchers at U-V-A are trying to learn about the benefits, if any, from a brush with mortality.
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Davidson


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=TAL
TAPE# 95-78
GRAPHIC=Davidson


A Saltville man who murdered his wife and two teenaged stepdaughters five years ago is scheduled to die tomorrow night.
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Mickey Wayne Davidson said he couldn't bear it that his wife Doris and her daughters were leaving him, so he bludgeoned them with a crowbar.
At first he wanted to die, but changed his mind about the execution several times, filing appeals.
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Saltville police chief Steve Surber believes this time Davidson will keep his date with death, because of what he wrote to Surber in a letter several months ago.
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((STEVE SURBER/SALTVILLE POLICE CHIEF: THAT HE WISHED TO GO THROUGH WITH HIS EXECUTION AND THAT HE DIDN'T WANT ANYTHING RELEASED ON HIM. SO I FEEL LIKE AT THIS POINT, I KNOW HE'S CHANGED HIS MIND SEVERAL TIMES BUT IT WOULD SURPRISE ME AT THIS TIME. I BELIEVE HE'LL GO THROUGH WITH IT. ))
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Davidson even bought the cemetery plot right next to his wife.
Her brother told News-7 the family has considered moving the victims' graves.
But he says if they do anything, they'll most likely just remove the markers.
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Greene


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=bmy
TAPE# 95-86
GRAPHIC=greene


A man who robbed four Roanoke banks last February and March pled guilty to the crimes this morning.
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Calvin Greene was charged with four counts of robbery and three counts of using a firearm.
He faces a maximum of four life terms plus 13 years in prison.
The prosecution says the evidence against Greene was strong.
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((BETTY JO ANTHONY/PROSECUTOR: IN EACH CASE A PERSON HAD A MASK, PILLOW CASE AND HOOD, WENT INTO THE BANK, PRESENTED A GUN, SAID GIVE ME YOUR MONEY AND GOT MORE THAN TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS IN EACH CASE.))
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The evidence included video tape and pictures from the banks' security cameras, the gun, and clothing Greene wore during the robberies.
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ANCHOR=Keith
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Greene says he committed the crimes to help pay for medical treatment, food and clothing for his children.
The prosecution has not yet decided what punishment it will seek.
The judge will sentence Greene in December.

Smart-Highway


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=spr
TAPE# 95-79
GRAPHIC=Smart Highway


Virginia Department of Transportation officials were expecting a large crowd tonight in Blacksburg to ask questions about the proposed smart highway. But so far, the turnout has been small. Dble Box Scott/Keith Scott Prince is standing by outside the hearing. Scott, why is the turnout so light?
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Scott adlibs
(Rollcue: the sierra club has the answer.)
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Scott adlibs Q&A
( Where do things stand with the funding for the smart highway?)


Campaign-Spending


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE# 95-79
GRAPHIC=Campaign '95


General Assembly candidates in the Roanoke Valley are on their way to raising more than a million dollars for their campaigns.
Tonight, Joe Dashiell tells us how a large measure of that money is being spent.
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((Eva Craig and other volunteers GIVE their time to local candidates, but even postage and paper clips add up. Campaigns don't come cheap. STAND-UP BRIDGE
Consultants claim their share... but for a growing number of candidates in the state's general assembly races, broadcast advertising will be their largest expense. NAT SOUND OF AVERILL ADVERTISEMENT
On three Roanoke television stations, Trixie Averill has already spent more than 54- thousand dollars for television time.
Public files at WDBJ, WJPR, and WSLS also reveal that Dick Cranwell has spent more than 36- thousand dollars. NAT SOUND OF CRANWELL SPOT
And the airwaves will only become more crowded as election day approaches.
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((GEORGE BASSETT/WDBJ7 MARKETING DIRECTOR: THIS HAS GOTTEN A LOT BIGGER THAN WE EXPECTED. MOST OF THE CANDIDATES ARE LOOKING FOR THINGS LIKE NEWS ADJACENCIES AROUND ANY OF OUR NEWSCASTS. THEY'RE LOOKING TO BUY THINGS LIKE MAGAZINE SHOWS, 60 MINUTES, 48 HOURS, AND THERE'S REALLY BEEN A BIG PUSH ON THAT AND WE'RE REALLY RUNNING OUT OF INVENTORY IN THOSE KEY AREAS.))
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One of the biggest spenders has no opposition at all. NAT SOUND OF GRIFFITH AD
Salem Delegate Morgan Griffith is running an ad that barely mentions his name and boosts republican candidates in general. He hints that more may be waiting in the wings.
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((DEL. MORGAN GRIFFITH/R- SALEM: TIMING IS EVERYTHING AND OBVIOUSLY THERE WILL BE SOME INTERESTING MESSAGES IN THE WEEKS TO COME.))
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At least a half-dozen candidates promise "some interesting messages" that will vie for the attention of viewers and voters between now and November 7th.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke))

Stocks


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=agi
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A mixed day for Wall Street with bond prices dropping and technology issues surging.
The DOW was down 18- and-a half points. It closed at 47- hundred- 77 while Nasdaq gained nearly ten points.
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Heart-Attack


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE# 95-77
GRAPHIC=Heart


Those who've had serious heart attacks but lived to tell may find comfort if they see there's light at the end of the tunnel.
It's called the near- death experience.
And now it's getting more scientific support.
Some Virginia scientists have won a grant to see if almost dying can be good for your health.
Ellen Qualls reports.
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SUPER=01-Dr. Bruce Grayson/UVA Div. of Personality Studies; :20 AFTER B-ROLL
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(( A quarter- million dollar German grant will marry the efforts of the highly respected UVA cardiology unit to the more controversial studies of the university's Division of Personality Studies.
The point: how does the so- called "near death experience" change those who live to tell?
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((DR. BRUCE GRAYSON/UVA DIV. OF PERSONALITY STUDIES: WELL, MOST OFTEN PEOPLE DESCRIBE A SENSE OF OVERWHELMING PEACE AND CLOSENESS DURING THE NDE. THEY OFTEN FEEL LIKE THEY LEAVE THEIR PHYSICAL BODIES AND CAN OBSERVE THE RESUSCITATION ATTEMPTS FROM A VANTAGE POINT NEAR THE CEILING. THEY MAY ENCOUNTER DECEASED RELATIVES OR RELIGIOUS FIGURES, THEY MAY GO THROUGH A LIVE REVIEW, OFTEN GUIDED BY WHAT THEY PERCEIVE AS A WARM LOVING BEING OF LIGHT.))
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Hundreds of cardiac patients who have and have not experienced near death will be interviewed over the next two years.
If near death was a positive experience, UVA wants to know.
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((IF THAT'S THE CASE, THEN WE CAN FIND OUT WHAT IS IT ABOUT THAT EXPERIENCE THAT PRODUCES BENEFICIAL EFFECTS, TEASE APART THE EFFECTS, AND HOPEFULLY BE ABLE TO REPLICATE SOME OF THESE BENEFICIAL EFFECTS WITHOUT BRINGING PEOPLE CLOSE TO DEATH.))
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That indeed would be the best way to keep hold of that controversial grant money.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Charlottesville.))

Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
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Coming up tonight in sports, Junior Johnson is selling his main Winston Cup team, and likely getting out racing.
The Express hits the road for the first time this season to play the Checkers tonight.
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And for the first time in 41 years, the Cleveland Indians have won a pennant.
Now the Indians get set to confront the Braves.
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S-Indians


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S5-23
GRAPHIC=AMERICAN LEAGUE


The party is no doubt still on in Cleveland, as the Indians and their fans celebrate the team's first pennant in 41 years.
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Fans lined the streets early this morning as the Indians arrived back in Cleveland after last night's series clinching win over Seattle.
And perhaps Jim Thome summed up the worst to first transformation best.
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((JIM THOME/INDIANS THIRD BASEMAN:))
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S-Express


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ICE-95
GRAPHIC=EXPRESS


The Roanoke Express hits the road for the first time this season tonight as the team rolls into Independence Arena in Charlotte to skate against the Checkers.
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The Express opened the season at home last weekend losing to Richmond on opening night and then beating Raleigh on Saturday.
Head coach Frank Anzalone is still looking for the right mix on the ice, while also trying to give every player some playing time.
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((FRANK ANZALONE/EXPRESS HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-Frank Anzalone/Express Head Coach; :00
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S-Junior


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


NASCAR legend Junior Johnson may be on his way out of Winston Cup racing for good.
A spokesman for Johnson racing said this afternoon that Junior has agreed to sell his primary Winston Cup team to driver Brett Bodine.
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Brett and Junior joined forces before this season and have struggled most of the year recording just 2 top ten finishes.
The team is currently 20th in the point standings.
Johnson has been involved in NASCAR racing as a driver or car owner since the early 1950s. He won 50 events before retiring as a driver in 1966.
As an owner, his teams have won 139 races and five Winston Cup championships.
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Johnson is 64 years old, and in his four decades in racing his cars have won more than 20 million dollars.

S-Wood


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=R-30
GRAPHIC=Wood Brothers


Since 1957, the Wood Brothers racing team has produced 96 Winston Cup victories; third only to Richard Petty and Junior Johnson. Those winning cars came out of their old Stuart shop.
Today, the family welcomed us into their new million dollar racing headquarters. Steve Mason and photographer Lynn Eller were there to capture the moment.
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S-Bulls


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S5-18
GRAPHIC=NBA


An interesting night in the NBA in Chicago last evening as the Bulls beat the Bullets 112-to-87.
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Chicago newcomer, Dennis Rodman came into the United Center as a Orange-Blonde last night wearing his new number 91.
But all the action in the this game would center around Chris Webber, who takes the no look pass from Juwan Howard and dunks backwards.
Now watch Webber, with Rodman bodying him from behind - spin, reverse and score on a beautiful move.
But here's the play of the game.
Michael Jordan makes this free throw. Webber and Luc Longley bump and touch each other. They then start pushing and fighting and rookie Rasheed Wallace
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joins the frey, as well.
Both Webber and Longley were ejected.
The Bulls win it 112 to 87.
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S-Rush


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


The Roanoke Rush plays its final home game of the season this Saturday night against the Delaware Warlocks.
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SUPER=04-Friday Football Extra; :00


And this afternoon the team announced the signing of former Salem Quarterback Tre Wilson, who likely will start this weekend.
All of the other quarterbacks to spend time with the Rush this year are either hurt, sick, or no longer with the team.
Wilson is a former Friday Football Extra player of the week in 1992.
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