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ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=khu
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Relatives of traffic accident victims are arrested for taking their demonstration to the street.
We'll have a live report from Danville.
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V/O-NAT
And we'll hear from a remorseful former Girl Scout troop leader convicted of taking the cookie money.
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Sports-Head


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


Tonight in sports, the Braves and Indians try to produce their fourth straight one run game tonight.
Shaquille O'Neal is on the shelf for two months.
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And the Northside Vikings golf team is flying high after conquering the state and winning school's first ever championship on the Links.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
SS=None


The forecast features a rather chilly evening followed by increasing clouds and some rain into Friday.

Danville-Ax


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=THA
TAPE# 95-88
GRAPHIC=NONE


Members of a Danville family were arrested an hour ago after blocking the intersection where 12- year old Jami Renee Earles and her 10- year old brother James were killed last week. Double Box
Teresa Hamilton was there and joins us live from our Danville newsroom.
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Keith, family members say they were willing to do anything to draw attention to the intersection-- including being arrested.
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TERESA LIVE VO
Robert Jones had planned to block the intersection of Elizabeth Street and Route 265 with his families vehicles.
And he knew he and his son would be risking arrest.
Jones was the children's grandfather.
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IN Q=Do you

((Q: DO YOU HATE IT HAD TO COME TO THIS? ROBERT JONES/CHILDREN'S GRANDFATHER:YES, YES, AND I HATE THAT SOMEONE ELSE IS GOING TO BE KILLED RIGHT THERE.))
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TERESA LIVE VO
No more than five minutes later the children's step- father told police they might as well arrest him-- because he too, wanted to make a statement.
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((Q: THIS IS AN AWFULLY DESPERATE MEASURE? POLICE OFFICER: NO, NO. RAYMOND MUSTAIN/CHILDREN'S STEP-FATHER: SHE CAN INTERVIEW ME. SHE HAS FREEDOM OF THE PRESS. REPORTER: I CAN INTERVIEW HIM. TELL US WHY YOU FEEL THIS IS NECESSARY? RAYMOND MUSTAIN/CHILDREN'S STEP-FATHER: BECAUSE THE CITY WANTS TO COVER IT UP THAT'S WHY. Q: IF THERE'S ONE THING YOU WANT THE PUBLIC TO KNOW, WHAT WOULD THAT BE? RAYMOND MUSTAIN/CHILDREN'S STEP-FATHER: DON'T COME UP THIS HIGHWAY, ITS A DANGEROUS HIGHWAY, THE CITY IS COVERING IT UP. ME AND THEIR GRANDFATHER TOOK A STAND BECAUSE THE CITY AIN'T DOING NOTHING BUT SITTING ON THEIR BUTTS.))
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Keith, it's important to point out the police did not want to arrest the family and asked them several times to leave peacefully. Q&A
( What were they charged with?)


All three were charged with impeding traffic, a class one misdemeanor.

Stokes-Goode


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=spr
TAPE# 95-74
GRAPHIC=Stokes-Goode


A former Girl Scout troop leader got caught with her hand in the cookie jar.
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SUPER=03-Salem;


Catrice Stokes- Goode pled "no contest" to embezzlement in Salem.
She stole almost 25- hundred dollars in Girl Scout cookie money between February and May of this year.
According to the Commonwealth's attorney she confessed her crime to police, and said she spent the cash at restaurants and night clubs.
Stokes- Goode told the court she let- down her scouts, and later apologized to them.
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((CATRICE STOKES-GOODE: TO MY GIRL SCOUTS, TO MY GIRL SCOUTS I WOULD SAY I WAS SORRY. ))
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=HOLD


She could face as many as 20 years behind bars when she's sentenced next year.

Justice-House


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=spr
TAPE# 95-89
GRAPHIC=NONE


First the electricity, then the water, now... hope is lost.
The city is closing down Justice House.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Building inspectors have posted signs condemning the building, and they want everyone out as soon as possible.
Today's action comes as no surprise to residents, considering all of the problems surrounding management and ownership of the low- income apartment building.
Even so, there are some who say it will take physical force to make them leave their home.
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SOT 4:12:52
IN Q=I'M STAYING

((CONNIE RITTER/JUSTICE HOUSE RESIDENT: I'M STAYING HERE. I AIN'T LEAVING. IF THE COPS COME UP HERE, THEY'RE GOING TO HAVE TO HAUL ME OUT OF HERE AND PUT MY BUTT UNDER THE JAIL. I AM NOT LEAVING.))
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But there are many who aren't as brave.
The majority of them have either left or intend to leave tonight.
According to city officials, numerous repairs need to be made to the building.
That along with the loss of power forced them to deem the building unsafe.
Roanoke Area Ministries is offering financial assistance to any Justice House resident who wants it.
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Planned-Parenthood


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE# 95-85
GRAPHIC=Planned Parenthood


Both sides of the abortion issue squared off today in Lynchburg, where Planned Parenthood celebrated the opening of its new offices.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


A half dozen anti- abortion activists picketed the ceremonies on Langhorne Road.
They say they were there to "expose the evil" of Planned Parenthood.
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((DAVID LYTLE/CENTRAL VA CHRISTIAN VOICE FOR LIFE: THEY'RE THE LARGEST SUPPORTER AND PROMOTER OF ABORTION, THE SHEDDING OF INNOCENT BLOOD, THAT'S AN ABOMINATION TO THE LORD GOD.)) ((KATHRYN HAYNIE/PLANNED PARENTHOOD: IT'S A FREE COUNTRY, THEY CERTAINLY HAVE EVERY RIGHT TO BE ABLE TO EXPRESS AN OPINION. THEY DON'T REFLECT THE MAJORITY OF OPINION AND THAT'S VERY CLEAR IN LYNCHBURG AS WELL AS ACROSS THE NATION.))
SUPER=01-David Lytle/Central VA Christian Voice For Life; :00
SUPER=01-Kathryn Haynie/Planned Parenthood; :10
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Haynie says Lynchburg- area supporters contributed 130 thousand dollars to help open the central Virginia office.
For the moment, they have "no" plans to offer abortion services in the Hill City.
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Tench


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE# 95-75
GRAPHIC=State Seal


The State has won the first round in the legal battle over seizing the licenses of suspected drunk drivers.
The Virginia Court of Appeals upheld the administrative license revocation law, in an 8-to-1 ruling handed down today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file


The controversial law has been an enforcement headache for police officers, judges, and prosecutors since it took effect in January.
SUPER=03-Henrico Co.;


A Henrico County driver named David Tench gave the law its first high court test.
Tench's attorney argued the seven- day license seizure was double jeopardy, punishing the driver twice for the same crime.
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TALENT=Keith
SS=HOLD


The Appeals Court says, "no," because suspending a drunk driver's license for seven days is NOT a punishment, but a means of getting him off the highway for a week.

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ANCHOR=Keith
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Ahead in the newscast, a record for the books at Norfolk Southern,
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and the hills of western Virginia are coming alive for readers of author Sharyn McCrumb.
More on the Shawsville writer in a moment.
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Boty-Escape


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=spr
TAPE#
GRAPHIC=NONE


A Botetourt County jail escapee is back in custody--captured in Northwest Roanoke.
According to the Sheriff's Department, 32- year- old Brian Miller walked away from kitchen detail this morning and then made his get away by stealing a car.
The vehicle was recovered around 4- o'clock this afternoon and they found Miller just about an hour ago.
He had been convicted on embezzlement and fraud charges and was scheduled to be released in a few weeks.
But that might not happen now because Miller is facing new charges-- escaping from prison and auto theft.

Wythe-Prison


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE# 95-90
GRAPHIC=new prison


Corrections Corporation of America still has a shot at building a minimum- security prison in Wythe County.
C-C-A is among three of eight finalists the Department of Corrections is considering for a contract.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Wythe Co./File Tape;


The Tennessee- based company has proposed building the one thousand- bed facility on the Bowling Green Farm next to interstate 77.
Corrections officials rejected C-C-A's bid for a larger medium- security prison on the same site.
SUPER=03-Wytheville;


Prison opponents say they'd like to review the latest proposal and be given a chance to speak.
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((FARRON SMITH/PRISON OPPONENT: WE WOULD LOVE TO BE ABLE TO REBUT SOME OF THAT INFORMATION. BUT WE DON'T SEE HOW THEY COULD HAVE THE BEST BID ON A THOUSAND- BED IF THEY DIDN'T HAVE IT ON THE 15 HUNDRED- BED. ))
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OUT Q=15 hundred bed.
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Others welcome the idea of a private prison for the jobs it would create and the revenue it would add to the tax base.
The other two finalists are Wackenhut Corrections and United States Corrections Corporation.
State officials hope to award a contract within a month.

NS-Earnings


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE# 95-79
GRAPHIC=NS logo


One of the largest employers in our area is posting record profits...good news for both workers and shareholders.
Len Besthoff reports.
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(( Norfolk Southern is of particular interest to our region, since N-S has more than 3000 employees here, and thousands of retirees that own stock.
Its share price has been hitting all time highs and pushing the 80-dollar mark...not bad considering less than a year ago it was as low as 59.
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IN Q=Strong earnings

(( Strong earnings have played a role...in five of the past seven quarters N-S has posted a record, including the one just announced, which actually is an all-time record. ))
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OUT Q=all-time record.


Third quarter profits are 184-million-dollars, up nine-percent compared to the same period a year ago.
N-S chairman David Goode explains that the rail giant's wide variety of customers has kept it in good shape, despite some weakness in two of its most important markets...chemicals and coal.
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SOT 14:11:50
IN Q=They've done

((JIM KERN/INTERSTATE-JOHNSON LANE: THEY'VE DONE A VERY GOOD JOB IN DIVERSIFYING THEIR BUSINESS. THE MARKETING DEPARTMENT HAS DONE A GOOD JOB IN BRINGING IN ADDITIONAL BUSINESS THROUGH, ON THEIR OWN PART, AS WELL AS SOME STRATEGIC ALLIANCES.))
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But Goode says "...expect to see coal traffic improve in the fourth quarter..."
He added that N-S will retire 17-thousand rail cars, which should bring savings in terms of repair costs.
The move won't affect N-S's largest rail car repair shop, which is in Roanoke, because it doesn't work on the kinds of rail cars that will be scrapped.
Len Besthoff, News-7. ))

Stocks


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


A retreat for the stock market today. The DOW lost 50 points during trading today before regaining some ground.
The DOW closed at 47- hundred- 53, down 30 points.
Nasdaq lost nearly 13 points.
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Democrats-Ad


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE# 95-78
GRAPHIC=Democrats


The gloves are off; they're all over the airwaves.
It's the same thing every fall.
But actually, Virginia Republicans and Democrats have pioneered a new first.
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VO-NAT


Television ads encouraging you to vote for a party, not a candidate.
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SOT 07:35:49
IN Q=But the liberal

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: BUT THE LIBERAL BIG-SPENDING DEMOCRATS WHO WANT TO KEEP ALL THE POWER IN RICHMOND VOTED NO.))
SOT 04:20:26

((SO THIS YEAR WHEN THE GOVERNOR ASKS YOU TO VOTE YES FOR HIS TEAM, REMEMBER WHAT THAT MIGHT DO TO OUR CHILDREN.))
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SUPER=04-Va. Democrats; :07
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Both parties clearly want to identify all Republicans with the top guy.
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SOT 06:45:04
IN Q=We say it's

((KEN STROUPE/GOVERNOR'S SPOKESMAN: WE SAY IT'S TIME FOR A CHANGE. AND THERE'S NO BETTER WAY TO BRING ABOUT THAT CHANGE THAN THESE NOVEMBER ELECTIONS.))
SOT 04:32:27

((GAIL NARDI/VA. DEMOCRATIC PARTY: WE FELT THAT IT WAS IMPORTANT THAT VIRGINIANS HAVE ANOTHER VOICE ON THEIR TELEVISION SETS AND ON THEIR RADIOS SAYING COMPETITION IS A GOOD THING. AND THIS IS NOT ABOUT WHETHER OR NOT GOVERNOR ALLEN IS A NICE FELLOW.))
SUPER=01-Ken Stroupe/Governor's Spokesman;
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SS=campaign 95


The Republicans have run two statewide ads so far.
The Democrats' first ad premiered today.
Expect more from both parties.

Edwards


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE# 95-84
GRAPHIC=Edwards


The roads between Roanoke and Smith Mountain Lake became an issue in a local campaign, as democratic candidate John Edwards said he will work to improve the link between the two.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


As a member of the 5th Planning District Commission, Edwards initiated a study of possible improvements.
Though no specific plan is on the table, Edwards says an upgrade that shortens the drive time could fuel economic development in the region.
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SOT 10:57:43
IN Q=To my knowledge

((JOHN EDWARDS/D- STATE SENATE CANDIDATE: TO MY KNOWLEDGE THERE HAS NOT BEEN ANY SERIOUS UPGRADE OF THE TRANSPORTATION LINK BETWEEN THE ROANOKE VALLEY AND SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE, AND I THINK IT'S TIME TO GO FORWARD WITH THIS.))
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Senator Brandon Bell doesn't take issue with Edwards proposal.
But he says other transportation ideas including passenger rail service between Bristol, Roanoke and Washington, promise more benefits.
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IN Q=Obviously we need safe roads

((SEN. BRANDON BELL/R- ROANOKE: OBVIOUSLY, WE NEED SAFE ROADS FOR PEOPLE THAT TRAVEL BACK AND FORTH TO SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE, BUT IF YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT BRINGING PEOPLE AND PROVIDING THEM AN OPPORTUNITY TO COME OUT OF WASHINGTON AND MORE POPULOUS AREAS UP NORTH TO SPEND TIME IN THE ROANOKE VALLEY, SPEND THEIR DOLLARS, I THINK THAT'S VERY MUCH AN OPPORTUNITY FROM AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STANDPOINT.))
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McCrumb


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


It's a long way from the Montgomery County community of Shawsville to New York.
But not for novelist Sharyn McCrumb.
This week her latest book, "She Walks These Hills," hit the New York Times Bestseller List.
Tracy Altizer reports.
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((SHARYN MCCRUMB/AUTHOR: WHEN I WAS STILL ASKING MY PARENTS HOW TO SPELL ABOUT EVERY THIRD WORD, I SAID "I WANT TO BE A WRITER." ))
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And now she's a bestseller. Hitting the New York Times list was a dream come true for Sharyn McCrumb.
Her book, "She Walks These Hills" ranked fourth behind household-name novelists Sidney Sheldon, Tom Clancy and Danielle Steele.
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SOT 9:55:38

((IT'S WONDERFUL TO KNOW THAT SO MANY THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE ACROSS THE COUNTRY ARE READING ABOUT OUR REGION. ))
RUNS=:05


"She Walks These Hills," like most of McCrumb's works, is set in the Appalachian region, her lifelong home.
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SOT 9:48:06

((THE TOWN OF HAMELIN, TENNESSEE IS A FICTIONAL TOWN, BUT IN MY MIND I'M PICTURING NEWCASTLE, VIRGINIA. ))
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((I WANT TO WRITE BOOKS CELEBRATING THE HERITAGE AND THE LAND AND ALL THE WONDERFUL THINGS THAT WE HAVE HERE.))
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McCrumb says she likes to weave the issues and the folklore important to Appalachia into stories that teach, as well as entertain.
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((WHEN I HAVE AN IDEA THAT WON'T LEAVE ME ALONE, WHEN I HEAR A STORY AND IT HAUNTS ME, THAT'S THE BOOK THAT I HAVE TO WRITE. ))
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She's just beginning research on the most recent story to haunt her.
It's based on the first woman hanged for murder in North Carolina.
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((AND WE'RE GONNA GET OUT IN THE CAR AND RIDE THE ROADS AND CLIMB MOUNTAINS AND TALK TO DESCENDANTS OF FRANKIE, AND FIND OUT AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE. ))
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And come NEXT October, she'll share the story with us. Tracy Altizer, News 7.))

Sports Tease


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


Coming up tonight in sports, the Northside Vikings celebrate the school's first ever state title in golf.
Shaquille O'Neal will miss the next two months of the season.
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VO-NAT ENG#


And the world series continues tonight in Cleveland.
Less than 18 hours ago the teams were still playing as the Indians won game three in 11 innings.
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S-Golf


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S5-22
GRAPHIC=Northside state champs


The Northside golf team won the first state championship in school history yesterday, beating Harrisonburg by 7 strokes at the Carper's Valley Golf Course in Winchester.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke/This Afternoon; :00


This afternoon, the Vikings showed off their new state championship trophy. they earned the brass after shooting a two day total of 622; and winning the title has yet to sink in.
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((JIM WOLFE/NORTHSIDE GOLF COACH:))
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SUPER=03-Roanoke/August;


Northside went 13 and OH this season. Viking ace Justin Young was one of two top golfers who lead the way, but it was team effort that proved to be the winning formula.
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((JUSTIN YOUNG/FINISHED 2ND PLACE INDIVIDUALLY:))
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=Hold Northside state champs


The Vikings should be in good shape next year. Jim Wolfe returns 7 players from this year's team.

S-Series


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S5-20
GRAPHIC=WORLD SERIES


The World Series resumes tonight with game four in Cleveland.
Game Three ended a little before one this morning.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Cleveland, OH/NBC-TBN; :00


Around 12:45am the Indians broke open a six-all tie with the Braves as Eddie Murray slapped this single to center field and plated Alvaro Espinoza with the game winning run.
The win cut the Braves lead in the series to 2 games to one, and it marked the third straight one run game in this best of seven series.
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((JOHN SMOLTZ/BRAVES STARTER LAST NIGHT:)) ((CHARLES NAGY/INDIANS STARTER LAST NIGHT:))
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SUPER=01-Charles Nagy/Indians Starter Last Night; :12
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=HOLD SERIES


Tonight the Indians send Ken Hill to the mound to face the Braves Steve Avery.

S-Cards


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s5-19
GRAPHIC=cards


Off the field this afternoon the Anheuser-Busch corporation announced that it is putting the St. Louis Cardinals up for sale.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-St. Louis, MO/This Afternoon; :00


The company says it wants to focus on its core businesses which consist of beer, theme parks like Busch Gardens and Water Country in Williamsburg, and the manufacturing and recycling of aluminum cans.
Brewery official John Jacob says the baseball team no longer fits with those industries.
SUPER=04-MLB;


Jacob says the brewery hopes to keep the Cardinals in St. Louis, where they have been for the past 43 years showcasing stars like all-star Ozzie Smith.
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S-Shaq


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s5-18
GRAPHIC=nba


Shaquille O'Neal of the Orlando Magic will miss six to eight weeks of the upcoming NBA season due to an injury he suffered last night.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Orlando, FL/Last Night; :00


Last night in the Magic's exhibition game in Orlando, O'Neal took a beating as he was fouled hard inside on this play by Stacy King.
But here's the play that put Shaq Daddy out, Matt Geiger fouls him hard on the inside, and that foul broke Shaq's right thumb.
He now has to have minor surgery on the thump and he'll be out until just before New Year's Day.
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S-Galax


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S5-21
GRAPHIC=Girls Hoops


The battle of unbeatens in girls basketball took center court down in Narrows last night as Galax held off the Green Wave for a 68-54 Mountain Empire victory.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Narrows/Last Night; :00


Both teams entered the contest undefeated with a combined record of 31 and OH.
The battle for sole possession of the district lead went to Galax. Tammy Cox lead the Tide charge with 26 points.
Narrows trailed 48-25 in the fourth period but the Green Wave made a run that closed the gap to 9 points before losing 68-54.
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((TODD LUSK/NARROWS HEAD COACH:)) ((KEN ROSS/GALAX HEAD COACH:))
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SUPER=01-Ken Ross/Galax Head Coach; :09
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OUT Q=...play basketball"
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S-Marshall


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S5-17
GRAPHIC=NFL


And finally, today marks the 31st anniversary of one of the most bizarre plays in NFL history.
Back on October 25th of 1965 the 49ers were battling the Minnesota Vikings.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=04-October 25, 1994; :00


San Francisco quarterback George Mira is pressured in the pocket, but he gets the pass off to Billy KIlmer, who'll fight for yardage but eventually be stripped of the football.
Viking lineman Jim Marshall, one fourth of the famous Purple People Eaters, scoops up the fumble and takes off for the end.
The only problem is that it's the wrong endzone.
Instead of scoring a touchdown he scored a 2 point safety for the Niners.
But the Vikes did win the game 27-TO-22.
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