12:00-01

NOON-HEADLINES

TALENT=Melanie
SS=None


A U-S location is selected for the Bosnian peace talks.
Police say a grade schooler was accidentally shot by her great-grandfather.
And Cleveland Indian fans celebrate their first pennant victory in four decades.
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TALENT=Patrick
SS=None


The weather shows little sign of change, as the sunshine continues to pour across the Old Dominion.
Overnight lows will moderate a bit, and daytime highs will show a warming trend, I'll have the complete forecast coming up.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=None


Stick around News 7 at Noon is next.

Bosnia


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net a
GRAPHIC=Bosnia


Peace talks for Bosnia are heading.. to Ohio.
Secretary of State Warren Christopher says the heads of the three warring factions will meet later this month at Wright- Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton.
That word comes as the Clinton Administration presses to put 20-thousand U-S troops on the ground in Bosnia to police a peace agreement.
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Yesterday the military's top General told a Congressional Committee that U-S troops could suffer casualties.
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16:47:08 ((GEN. SHALIKASHVILI: AMERICAN CASUALTIES MIGHT OCCUR BUT AT THE COST OF NOT DOING THAT COULD BE HIGHER AND IT COULD EVENTUALLY RESULT IN THE DEEPER AMERICAN INVOLVEMENT AND MORE CASUALTIES.)) ((WARREN CHRISTOPHER/U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE: FUTURE GENERATIONS WOULD NEITHER UNDERSTAND NOR FORGIVE US IF WE TURNED OUR BACK ON THIS OPPORTUNITY TO ACHIEVE PEACE. THE UNITED STATES MUST CONTINUE TO LEAD.))
SUPER=01-Gen. John Shalikashvili/Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman; :00
SUPER=01-Warren Christopher/U.S. Secretary of State; :13
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Many lawmakers are skeptical about that proposal.
Virginia Senator John Warner called it a quick sand situation.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=washington dc


Both Republicans and Democrats are urging the President to seek a vote of approval from Congress before launching any operation.

Race-Relations


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=cro
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=washington dc


The preisdent is also being urged to study whether to name a commission on race relations.
Several House members -- Democrats and Republicans -- have called for a presidential commission to report on the progress and failures the nation has made on race since 19-68.
One lawmaker says anger rages in the hearts of too many people.

Stuart


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=none


In Boston, a federal jury is reviewing a painful episode in that city's racial history.
It involves a black man's charge that police set him up as the fall guy in the 19-89 murder of a pregnant white woman.
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SUPER=@File;


William Bennett is seeking unspecified damages.
He was picked up by police after Charles Stuart claimed his wife Carol had been killed by a black man as the couple left a childbirth class.
Stuart was later accused by his brother of killing his wife for insurance money.
And although Bennett was never charged, he was identified in the media as the prime suspect.
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Fatal-shooting


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=tha
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=shooting


Halifax County police say a six- year- old child was accidentally shot and killed by her great-grandfather.
Sheriff Eugene Short says the little girl was pronounced dead at the hospital yesterday.
Shortt say the child's great-grandfather was apparently shooting at something in the yard, when the little girl walked into the line of fire.
He says police are investigating, although the shooting does appear to be an accident.
The six- year old was a first grade student at Virgilina Elementary.
She was also a relative of Sheriff Short.
Police are NOT releasing the family's name.

Greene


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
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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SUPER=@file;


Calvin Greene was charged with four counts of robbery and three counts of using a firearm in the process.
Green faces a maximum of four life terms plus 13 years in prison.
The prosecution says the crimes are among the most serious in the city.
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IN Q=Four bank robberies.

(( BETTY JO ANTHONY/PROSECUTOR: FOUR BANK ROBBERIES. IT'S A VERY SERIOUS CHAIN OF EVENTS. I WANT TO SEE A PRESENTENCING REPORT BEFORE DECIDING ON A SPECIFIC RECOMMENDATION.))
SUPER=01-Betty Jo Anthony/Prosecutor;
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OUT Q=a specific recommendation.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=none


Judge Diane Strickland ordered victim impact statements to be included in the presentencing report.
Sentencing is scheduled for December first.

Carilion


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=lbe
TAPE# 95-83
GRAPHIC=Carilion


One of the area's largest employers has unveiled the first two phases of its restructuring plan...and it DOES include job cuts.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The chief executive officer of the Carilion Health System outlined the progress it has made in its re-engineering project.
Tom Robertson says the management area will go through the major changes first.
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((TOM ROBERTSON/CARILION HEALTH SYSTEM CEO: THAT WILL INVOLVE THE ELIMINATION OF APPROXIMATELY 10 JOBS OVER THE NEXT 60 DAYS. THESE WILL BE SENIOR MANAGEMENT POSITIONS IN OUR ORGANIZATION.))
SUPER=01-Tom Robertson/Carilion Health System CEO;
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OUT Q=our organization.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


Over the next 12 to 24 months, though, Carilion will eliminate another 125 management positions systemwide.
Robertson says the move will give Carilion a more streamlined approach to health care.
The company is going through the re-engineering process to cut costs, become more competitive, and increase patient satisfaction.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


Still to come, we'll listen to the emotional phone call to police after singing star Selena was shot,
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and yet another locality considers a controversial measure that would keep its teens off the streets.
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Roanoke-Ax


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=bmy
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=none


Police say alcohol and speed were factors in a fatal car crash in Roanoke.
The accident happened at about one o'clock this morning on Shenandoah Avenue.
29- year- old Thu Van Ma of Roanoke was pulling out of a parking lot when his car was hit by another car.
He was killed instantly.
Two other passengers in his car are listed in satisfactory and serious condition at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
The driver of the other car-- 29- year- old Mark Mullins of Roanoke was treated and released.
Police say charges are pending.

Selena


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=none


In a key ruling today, a Texas judge said a Houston jury WILL hear a woman's confession that she killed music star Selena.
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SUPER=03-Corpus Christi, TX/March;


Yolanda Saldivar confessed to police without a lawyer present.
Yesterday jurors in her trial heard recordings of an emotional Saldivar talking to police during the standoff following the shooting.
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Saldivar is charged with shooting Selena inside a hotel room in Corpus Christi, Texas.
The two were supposedly meeting to talk about allegations Saldivar was stealing money from the fan club she founded.
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RUBY-RIDGE


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=none


The Justice Department is expected to announce a new policy today regulating the use of deadly force by federal agents.
Officials say the new rules make it clear agents can only shoot to kill when there's reasonable belief of imminent danger of serious injury or death.
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SUPER=@File;


The move comes after intense criticism of special shoot-on-sight rules used by the F-B-I during a 19-92 stand off with White Separatist Randy Weaver in Ruby Ridge, Idaho.
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Krantz-Wentz


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin'
WRITER=ssm
TAPE# edit
GRAPHIC=campaign 95


A dozen candidates for office in Bedford County gathered to speak their minds last night.
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SUPER=03-Bedford/Last Night;


About 150 people turned out for the candidates forum at Bedford Middle School.
Five General Assembly hopefuls and five sheriff's candidates took turns addressing the crowd.
And both men seeking the commonwealth's attorney's job were on hand.
Interim prosecutor Randy Krantz says his local background gives him the edge.
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((RANDY KRANTZ/BEDFORD CO. PROSECUTOR CANDIDATE: IT IS MY RESPONSIBILITY TO ADMINISTER JUSTICE IN SUCH A WAY THAT EVERYONE, BUT ESPECIALLY THE VICTIMS AND WITNESSES OF CRIME, WALK AWAY FROM THAT PROCESS WITH A BETTER FEELING ABOUT THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM THAN WHEN THEY CAME IN.)) ((WILLIAM WENTZ/BEDFORD CO. PROSECUTOR CANDIDATE: I THINK TO GET TOUGH ON CRIME, PARTICULARLY DRUG CRIME IN BEDFORD, WE NEED TO REFER CASES TO THE FEDERAL SYSTEM. THE STATE SENTENCING GUIDELINES ARE TOO LENIENT. FEDERAL CRIMINAL GUIDELINES FOR DRUG CRIMES GIVE PEOPLE A LOT MORE PRISON TIME.))
SUPER=01-Randy Krantz/Bedford Co. Prosecutor Candidate; :00
SUPER=01-William Wentz/Bedford Co. Prosecutor Candidate; :13
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OUT Q=lot more prison time.
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Wentz is a private practice attorney who has spent the last three years in Bedford.
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Clifton-Forge


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#95-81
GRAPHIC=NONE


Clifton Forge could join the list of localities making their kids come home early.
Last night officials presented a proposed curfew ordinance, which would require young people age seventeen and under to be inside by 11 o'clock.
Ron Jones has the story.
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IN Q=Some residents and
SUPER=03-Clifton Forge/Last Night; :00
SUPER=00-Jason Beard; :16 (Right!)
SUPER=00-Daniel Beverly; :30 (Right!)
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OUT Q=Ron Jones, News 7.


(( Some residents and city officials of Clifton Forge are trying to decide what to do with or for their young people.
Recent incidents of crime and violence have some considering a new curfew ordinance.
But some teenagers say a curfew isn't the answer.
SOT 06:03:43

((JASON BEARD: I DON'T KNOW. I GUESS I WOULD BE OUT WITH MY EIGHTEEN- YEAR- OLD FRIENDS INSTEAD OF BEING ON THE STREETS. BECAUSE THERE REALLY AIN'T NOTHING TO DO IN CLIFTON ANYWAY SO I'LL JUST RIDE AROUND FROM CLIFTON TO COVINGTON))
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BUTT, BUTT, BUTT
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((DANIEL BEVERLY: MAYBE A LITTLE VIOLENCE GOING ON BUT EVERYBODY IS GOING TO FIGHT EVERY ONCE AND A WHILE RIGHT? BUT AIN'T NOBODY GOING TO BE DOING ANY DRUGS AROUND HERE. I MEAN TEENAGERS ARE GOING TO HAVE FUN RIGHT? YOU GOT TO TO HAVE FUN. OLD PEOPLE CAN'T STOP THEM FROM HAVING FUN.))
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STAND UP ((The young people here say they don't care if there is an ordinance. They say they're going to hang out anyway. But the adults here say enough is enough.))
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During a public hearing citizens voiced their concerns.
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((YOU NEED A CURFEW TO CATCH THEM WITH DOPE. YOU NEED A CURFEW TO CATCH THEM WITH A KNIFE. YOU NEED A CURFEW TO CATCH THEM WITH A GUN. THAT WE GIVE THE POLICE ALL THEY NEED TO GET ALL THESE KIDS.))
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BUTT, BUTT, BUTT
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((I'VE BEEN OUT ON PORCH WITH MY GUN AT THREE O'CLOCK IN THE MORNING. ONE GIRL THREATENED TO JUMP ON ME AND FIGHT ME.))
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However, the support was split.
Some believe the adults and parents are the problem.
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((ALL THE PROBLEM IS NOT WITH THE KIDS. PART OF THE PROBLEM IS THE ADULTS THAT MAKE NO EFFORT WHATSOEVER TO HELP THESE KIDS GET OFF THE STREETS. TO GIVE THESE KIDS ANYTHING TO DO.))
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City Officials say this proposed ordinance won't be decided on for months to come.
Despite the debate, the one thing they do agree on -- there are no easy solutions.
Ron Jones, News 7.))
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


Up next, the search continues for whoever owns the Justice House,
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and plans for a party in a Christiansburg cemetery haunt those who have loved ones buried there.
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Justice-House


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#95-85
GRAPHIC=NONE


A glimmer of hope for residents of Justice House -- someone is interested in buying it.
Now all they have to do is find the rightful owner.
Kimberly McBroom has the story.
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IN Q=The Hasan family
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=01-Jodye Matchett/Justice House Resident; :24
SUPER=01-Rodney Richards/Justice House Resident; :44
SUPER=@Kimberly1; 1:05
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OUT Q=McBroom, News 7


(( The Hasan (Hass-en) family, who owns the Community Grocery Store on Elm Avenue is considering becoming the new owner of the troubled Justice House.
But since no one's sure who the current owner is-- that decision is on hold.
And while the deed is still up for grabs---Roanoke Area Ministries and the

Mennonite Board of Missions are urging Justice House residents to move out now.
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SOT 19:50:26

JODYE MATCHETT/JUSTICE HOUSE RESIDENT: IT'S BEEN CHAOS BECAUSE EVERYBODY HAS MIXED FEELINGS AND EVERYBODY'S SITUATION IS DIFFERENT.
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Jodye Matchett says she'd like to stay on at Justice House-- but the mounting utility bills are forcing her to move.
Meanwhile, other residents say Roanoke Area Ministries and other local agencies are offering to help them move-- but that can't happen overnight.
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SOT 19:43:43

RODNEY RICHARDS/JUSTICE HOUSE RESIDENT: WHAT BOTHERS ME RIGHT NOW IS EVEN THOUGH THEY'RE WILLING TO HELP US MOVE OUT, THEY'RE NOT WILLING ENOUGH TO HELP US MAINTAIN THE LIGHTS, THE GAS, AND THE WATER UNTIL THEY CAN GET THE TENANTS OUT.
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SOT 19:49:26

MATCHETT: THE BOTTOM LINE IS-- AT THE MEETING THE OTHER DAY, THEY TOLD US THAT WE ALL NEEDED TO RE- LOCATE BECAUSE AS SOON AS WHOEVER IS DETERMINED THE OWNER, THEY'RE GOING TO SHUT THE BUILDING DOWN ANYWAY.
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SOT stand up here 20:35:26

KIMBERLY MCBROOM/NEWS 7: RESIDENTS HERE SAY THE ISSUE GOES BEYOND WHO'S WILLING TO MOVE AND WHO WANTS TO STAY. NOW THAT IT'S GETTING COLDER, THEY'RE WORRIED THE FAMILIES HERE WILL END UP WITHOUT ANY HEAT OR ELECTRICITY IN THE COMING WEEKS. KIMBERLY MCBROOM, NEWS 7.))
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Roselawn-Cemetery


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=tal
TAPE#95-75
GRAPHIC=none


A cemetery in Christiansburg is the center of a lively debate.
Some people who have loved ones buried at Roselawn Memorial Gardens say the cemetery is being disrespectful of the dead.
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SUPER=03-Christiansburg;


Roselawn has planned a Fall celebration this Saturday, with pumpkin- decorating, games and hayrides.
Nancy Thompson buried her father there last week.
She and others are distraught over the festivities, which the manager says are meant to show children that cemeteries aren't scary places.
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((NANCY THOMPSON: IT'S A PLACE WHERE YOU CAN GO AND VISIT YOUR LOVED ONES AND MAYBE SIT AND TALK TO THEM. IT'S NO PLACE FOR IT. I'M REALLY, REALLY NERVOUS AND MENTAL ANGUISH OVER THIS. ))
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((CAROLYN STUMP: THERE'S NOTHING ELSE I CAN SAY, I JUST DON'T THINK IT'S THE TIME OR PLACE FOR IT. I'M ALL FOR CHILDREN BEING COMFORTABLE WITH CEMETERIES AND THAT KIND OF THING, BUT THIS ISN'T THE WAY TO HANDLE IT.))
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SUPER=07-Carolyn Stump; :10
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Manager Terri Welch could not comment on camera, but said the events would be held in an UN-developed part of the cemetery, with hayrides confined to the roads.
The Lowen Group bought Roselawn last year.
Welch says the company has had a good response to similar events at its 300 other cemeteries.
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Wades


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=tal
TAPE#95-73
GRAPHIC=business news


The growth of major supermarket chains in Virginia is casting a shadow on small, family- owned grocery stores.
But there's one business in the New River Valley that continues to shine.
Tracy Altizer has the story.
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IN Q=It used to take
SUPER=01-Greg Wade/Buying & Advertising Director; :00
SUPER=03-Christiansburg; :08
SUPER=01-Susan Mathena/Customer; :22 QUICK!!
SUPER=01-Lula Slusher/Customer; :25
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((GREG WADE/BUYING & ADVERTISING DIRECTOR: IT USED TO TAKE TWO DAYS TO GET TO ROANOKE BY HORSE AND BUGGY TO BUY GROCERIES ON THE MARKET TO BRING THEM BACK TO SELL IN FLOYD. ))
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That's how it started in the 1930's, when Greg Wade's grandfather opened the Alum Ridge Grocery.
By the '50's, the family had opened the first Wade's in Christiansburg, and started building a clientele with loyalty that spans generations.
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((QUESTION: AND YOU'VE ALWAYS COME HERE, TOO? ANSWER: YES, SINCE I WAS LITTLE, WITH MY MOM AND MY GRANDPARENTS TOO. ))
SOT 10:16:06

((LULA SLUSHER/CUSTOMER: I'VE BEEN SHOPPING HERE FOR 40-SOME YEARS. ))
SOT 10:16:16

((AND I JUST, I JUST LIKE TRADING HERE. THEY'RE GOOD PEOPLE.))
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As the bigger chains have moved in, that loyalty has enabled Wade's to not only survive, but thrive. It now has six stores in the New River Valley. suOne of the advantages to being small is that management can make decisions quickly on a local basis, rather than going through a corporate headquarters. That's something the so- called "big boys" can't do.su
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((IF IT'S NOT AUTHORIZED FROM THEIR HEADQUARTERS THEY CAN'T BUY IT, PERIOD. ))
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Wade's efforts to buy locally is part of its secret to customer loyalty.
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SOT 10:22:23

((ANY OPPORTUNITY, SOMEBODY COMES IN, IF THEY'VE GOT APPLES OR SOMETHING THAT THEY'VE GROWN, WE'LL TRY TO BUY FROM THEM. ))
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Despite the success, Wades is treading cautiously. A seventh store is going up in Radford, but the company is marketing a lot where it planned to build in Christiansburg, now that a super Wal- Mart with a grocery is moving in across the street.
Tracy Altizer, News 7.))

Southside-Earnings


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#95-90
GRAPHIC=Business News


A profitable third quarter for Martinsville's only locally based bank.
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The Piedmont Bankgroup reports record profits.
In the third quarter its earnings rose 21- PERCENT compared to a year ago.
A few miles away in Henry County another major employer also did well.
Stanley Furniture saw its earnings rise nearly 16- percent.
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Trade-deficit


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=none


The U-S trade deficit has shrunk by 21 percent.
The government reports the trade gap in August narrowed to eight- point- 82 BILLION dollars.
The decline reflects sales of commercial aircraft, computers and semi-conductors.
But the report notes that for the year, the deficit is far larger than it was last year.

Stocks


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=cro
TAPE#none
SS=stocks


On Wall Street at noon, the Dow was DOWN eight points.
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ANCHOR=Melanie


Still to come -- Cleveland is packing its bags for the World Series,
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and the fans go wild.
A look at the post-game celebration, next, on News 7 at Noon.
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MLB


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S5-22
GRAPHIC=AMERICAN


The Cleveland Indians are World Series-bound after winning the American League pennant.
Last night they beat Seattle four games to two.
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SUPER=03-Seattle, WA/NBC; :00


The Mariners put their season in the hands of lefty Randy Johnson.
Seattle won 30 of the 33 games he pitched this year, but in the eighth inning the Indians broke open a one to nothing game with three runs.
A Carlos (by-EHR'-gah) Baerga solo blast to center field sealed the deal.
SUPER=35-Cleveland/==4/Seattle/==0/Tribe Wins 4-to-0;


Cleveland wins the American League pennant with a 4-to-nothing shutout win.
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Fan-Reax


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=WIPE/WIPE/WIPE
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SUPER=03-Cleveland, OH/Last Night;


Indian fans were celebrating in the streets of Cleveland last night.
It has been 41 years since the Indians last trip to the World Series.
As one teenager put it, a world series appearance is something his parents have never seeen.
The city now prepares to host the Atlanta Braves in games three, four and five of the World Series.
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Braves


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S5-21
GRAPHIC=wipe wipe wipe
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/Yesterday; :00


And while the Mariners and Indians slugged it out-- the Braves worked out at Fulton County Stadium.
The National League champs say they're eager to get back out on the field.
The 91st World Series begins Saturday night.
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Jordan


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S5-15
GRAPHIC=jordan, michael


Michael Jordan is on the cover of this week's Sports Illustrated.
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But this time his Airness is joined by his spaceness!
Dennis Rodman is pictured with Jordan.
The Cover story is entitled "Air and Space - Can Michael Jordan tame the league's weirdest player."
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NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=CST
TAPE# NONE
GRAPHIC=NONE
(mel toss to patrick)
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Have a good afternoon, and thanks for joining us. That's it for News 7 at Noon.