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Coming up on NEWS 7 at SIX:
A LIVE report from Ft Bragg, North Carolina, where a soldier was shot and killed today at the Airborne training base... many more injured.
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And we'll witness the process of building a home for songbirds in Wythe County.

Sports-Head


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
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In sports, The World Series moves to Atlanta a look at the high school Postponements and games that will be played tonight.
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And Virginia Tech is ready to take care of business in Morgantown tomorrow afternoon.
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WX-Head
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A tornado watch cuts across the Southeastern portion of Virginia, and it has implications for our weather prospects as well. We'll examine the latest from the News 7 Weather Center, coming up.
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Ft-Bragg


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# rolled from newspath
GRAPHIC=Shooting


Military officials say one soldier was killed and 20 others injured in today's shooting at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
A gunman fired on 82nd Airborne troops during an early morning run.
A soldier at the base has been arrested.
Another suspect reportedly is being sought.
Military officials have recovered three weapons.
Byron Harlan joins us with the latest details. cut to byron
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ANCHOR=Keith
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Fort Bragg says anyone seeking information
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on relatives should call 1-800- 589-5788 or 1-800- 457-4636.
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Henry-Murder


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#95-86
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The medical examiner has determined the teenager found dead in the hills of Henry County Wednesday evening died of MULTIPLE gunshots to the head.
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The body of 15-year old Lavina Scales was found on Route 679 by a passing couple.
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The examiner says there was NO indication of sexual assault.
Scales was a sophomore at Martinsville High School and counselors are on campus to help students deal with the tragedy.
Police say they are still looking into several names that were written on a piece of paper found on Scales' body.
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Standoff


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Shooting


A Tazewell County sheriff's deputy shot and killed a Portsmouth man whom police say tried to attack deputies with a knife after a standoff.
Deputies found 50 year- old Jimmy Smith near Bluefield yesterday after Portsmouth police charged him in the slaying of his wife.
Tazewell County Sheriff Joe Johnson says Smith threatened to cut himself with the knife.
Johnson says he charged at the officers at the end of the 30- minute standoff.

Robb-Warner


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#95-94
GRAPHIC=NONE


Senators on Capital Hill are sorting through amendments to the Republican balanced-budget plan -- adopting some, rejecting others.
But President Clinton says if it passes it will die on his desk.
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The Republican package would balance the budget in seven years, cut 245 billion dollars in taxes and revamp Medicare, Medicaid and other social programs.
Senator Chuck Robb's version of the plan was voted down.
But Robb says his plan is fair.
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Senator John Warner says the Republican plan brings needed change.
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The President says he'll veto the plan if it results in a tax increase for the working poor, and it must not cut deeply into Medicare and Medicaid.
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Motorola


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#95-89
GRAPHIC=Allen


Governor Allen is calling a February memo from a Democratic pollster "the most disheartening fact to come to light" since the start of his administration.
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A Richmond area Republican Delegate named John Watkins today released two pages he'd withheld from the pollster's memo when he made it public during the General Assembly session.
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Those two pages apparently suggest ways Democrats could place blame or take credit for the five- thousand job Motorola plant that later located in Goochland County.
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Governor Allen says the pollster's recommendation that Democrats "sniff out what's going on" shows they were "actively conspiring" to disrupt the Motorola deal.
Democratic spokeswoman Gail Nardi says Allen and Watkins should be ashamed.

Whitehead


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=dal
TAPE#95-74
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The party lines have been drawn in the house of delegates race between incumbent Allen Dudley and challenger Claude Whitehead.
Today State Senator Virgil Goode and Congressman L.F. Payne met to show their support for Democratic House of Delegates Candidate, Claude Whitehead.
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In recent weeks there has been some question if Goode would support Whitehead or his long time friend and Republican incumbent Allen Dudley.
But Whitehead says Goode has pledged his vote to him.
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Two years ago Dudley won a close race against Wes Naff.
Today the incumbent received an endorsement from Congressman Thomas Bliley.
Dudley says his re-election campaign is supported by both Republicans and Democrats.
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Ahead on News-7, Wytheville naturalists are working hard for a song,
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And we'll see what a Roanoke businessman has cooked up for his latest incarnation of the Roanoke Comedy Club.
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Justice-House


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE#95-85
GRAPHIC=None


Most of the residents of Justice House have been able to find new shelter.
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Roanoke Area Ministries has been working with the 19 households.
A few people, mainly single men, are still seeking housing.
But Ministries director Wendy Moore says there is still shelter available.
Roanoke building inspectors condemned the facility on Wednesday and told everyone they would have to move out as soon as possible, although no specific time period was given.
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81-Ax


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE#95-84
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Folks in Salisbury, North Carolina may experience a shortage of bottled water this weekend.
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That's where a truck carrying a load of Seltzer water and sodas was headed when it ran off of Interstate 81 and overturned in Wythe County this morning.
One southbound lane was closed for most of the day.
The driver was treated for minor injuries and released.
Crews should complete the cleanup tomorrow.
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Montvale-Donation


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=spr
TAPE#95-78
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Oil companies in Bedford County are fueling money back into their community.
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The seven petroleum terminals presented a check to the Montvale Volunteer Fire Company, for 16-thousand- 500 dollars.
This is the first time fire-fighters have received a contribution from their petroleum neighbors.
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But Montvale fire officials say THEIR tank is still not full.
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((A.C. HOLLINS/MONTVALE VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY: IT WOULD BE VERY HELPFUL IF THE DONATIONS WOULD CONTINUE. THIS IS A GOOD START. THIS HAS NOT BEEN DONE BEFORE AND THIS IS A GOOD START AND I'D LIKE TO ENCOURAGE THEM TO KEEP IT UP.))
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Amoco donated 5- thousand dollars-- the most of the seven oil companies.
The money will be used to help pay for a 60- thousand dollar addition to the fire station.
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Wildlife


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE#95-88
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Last year, the Audubon Society reported a 20 percent decrease from 1993 in the number of songbirds in the New River region.
Now the Wythe County Conservation Group is working with students and the community to call the songbirds back.
Tracy Altizer has the story.
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Right now it's a freshly- mowed hillside, with about 300 freshly- planted seedlings.
But as early as next summer these 40 acres at Wytheville Community College will have a totally different look.
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((LIZA FIELD/WYTHE CONSERVATION GROUP: WE'LL HAVE POKEWEED, SOME BRIERS, RASPBERRY, BLACKBERRY, LOTS OF WEEDS. AND PEOPLE WILL LOOK DOWN HERE AND SAY "OH THIS IS TERRIBLE, THEY'RE JUST LETTING IT GO." BUT THIS IS EXACTLY WHAT WE NEED TO DO. ))
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It's called natural succession, allowing the land to return to its natural state.
The weeds and brush will provide cover and food for quickly- disappearing songbirds and other wildlife.
And eventually, the trees these Rural Retreat High School students are planting will provide canopy and a pollution buffer from the interstate.
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((LOCKIE BLEVINS/TREE-PLANTER: A LOT OF PEOPLE ARE JUST GOING OUT, CUTTING DOWN FORESTS AND STUFF. AND WE JUST NEED TO HELP IT GET STARTED AGAIN. ))
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((KELLEY JONAS/TREE-PLANTER: WELL I THINK IT'S GOOD FOR THE ENVIRONMENT THAT WE CAN COME OUT AND HAVE A PLACE FOR THE ANIMALS TO LIVE, BECAUSE WE'RE REALLY RUNNING THEM OFF.))
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The future sanctuary will include a secluded path for walkers and birdwatchers.
Community volunteers are invited out to plant more trees at the site on Saturday. Tracy Altizer, News 7.

Stocks


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=agi
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On Wall Street today a rallying bond market helped the stock market regain some of this week's big losses.
The DOW rose 38 points to close for the week at 47-hundred-42.
NASDAQ was UP eight points.
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Nurses


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#95-73
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Nurses are often the unsung heroes of the medical profession.
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The main speaker at the Virginia Nurses Association convention urges them to speak up and participate in the changes taking place throughout the health care industry.
Ruben Fernandez is the Vice President for Nursing at Beth Israel Hospital in New Jersey.
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He says nurses must play an active role when a hospital plans to undergo a major restructuring.
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The Carilion Health System right here in Roanoke is in the midst of a massive restructuring it calls "re-engineering".
Carilion says a number of nurses have participated in the planning of the project.
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ANCHOR=Keith
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Fernandez does say that right now it's a great time to be a nurse, because the need for nurses is growing like it never has before.
Among the causes: the trend toward more at-home, outpatient care, and the growing population of senior citizens.

Comedy-Club


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#95-83
GRAPHIC=NONE


The man who brings cut-ups to the Roanoke Valley has cut a new deal to stay in the area.
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Roanoke Comedy Club owner Jimmy Butler has moved his nightspot from its downtown confines to a more suburban environment.
Starting next Thursday, the comedy club will operate out of the (TEE-kee) Tiki Lounge.
The Tiki Lounge is the downstairs part of the Fiji Island restaurant.
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((JIMMY BUTLER/ROANOKE COMEDY CLUB OWNER: THIS IS DEFINITELY DIFFERENT. I'VE BEEN DOWNTOWN FOR 10-AND-A-HALF YEARS. SO I'M CONCERNED THAT MY CUSTOMERS WILL FIND ME, FIRST OF ALL THAT'S THE FIRST AND FOREMOST, I WANT 'EM TO COME OUT AND STILL ENJOY GREAT COMEDY. AND THAT'S REALLY MY ONLY CONCERN.))
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Butler says the first act to appear at the club's new location is a comedy troupe from Los Angeles.
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A few years ago Butler bought a building in downtown Roanoke for his club.
But he had to sell it, because the restaurant occupying half of the building never got off the ground.
The restaurant was supposed to cover half of the building's operating costs.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#Tease
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And coming up, Virginia Tech prepares for a Big Big East game at Morgantown Frank Miriello is named head coach at Washington & Lee.
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And The Cleveland Indians are still alive in the World Series against the Atlanta Braves.
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S-Series


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
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The combatants in this year's World Series have the night off to travel back Atlanta for game six tomorrow night.
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Last night the Indians avoided elimination by beating the Braves 5-to-4 win in game 4.
The Indians got to Braves ace Greg Maddux in the first inning, as Albert Belle launched a two run homer into the right field seats.
Jim Thome then clinched it in the eighth, with a solo homer to deep center off former Tech star Brad Clontz.
And the Indians now head to Atlanta down 3 games to 2, but overflowing with confidence.
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The Braves will throw Tom Glavine against Dennis Martinez tomorrow night in game six which starts at 7:20.

S-Tech


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#Tf95-1
GRAPHIC=Tech football


Tomorrow afternoon in Morgantown, The Virginia Tech Hokies and the Mountaineers will square off in a Big East Conference Games.
The Hokies are riding a five game winning streak while West Virginia has had an up and down season.
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Tech's business is a strong finish in the Big East. And West Virginia trails the Hokies by a game in the league standings.
Last year the Hokies beat the Mountaineers in Blacksburg. But this game is on the Mountaineers home turf which makes it a big league game.
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The V-M-I Keydets hit the road for a Southern Conference game against Western Carolina and a one oclock kickoff.
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Ferrum has an away game tomorrow afternoon at Frostburg State. that Kickoff is also one oclock.

S-Miriello


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S5-17
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Frank Miriello has been named the 29th head football coach at Washington and Lee University.
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Miriello was named interim head coach this past May after longtime General coach Gary Fallon died of a sudden heart attack in April.
This season, Miriello has lead the Generals to a 3-2 and 1 start; a result of a three game winning streak. The Generals should win their fourth straight tomorrow. They host Bridgewater; a team that has lost 21 straight.
The 50 year old informed the team of his appointment Wednesday night. The official announcement was made yesterday. This is Miriello's first college head coaching job.
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S-FFE


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
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A steady light rain has postponed several of tonights high school football games.
But for a look at the postponements and the game that we will highlight on Friday Football Extra lets check the boards.
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The Richlands at Blacksburg game has also been postponed until tomorrow night at 7 Oclock.
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