06:00-01

HEADLINES

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
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VO-NAT


A final appeal from Canada's prime minister to keep Quebec in Canada.
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And in Azerbaijan hundreds of bodies are recovered from the world's worst subway accident.

canada-vote


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=am
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TAPE#net
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Voters in Quebec go to the polls today facing a historic referendum that could split the province from the rest of Canada.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Montreal;


If separatists have their way Canada's largest providence would break away from Canada forming a French speaking nation of almost seven- million people.
Yesterday, Canada's Prime Minister Jean Chretien made a final appeal for Quebec to keep the nation as one.
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((JEAN CHRETIEN/CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER CANADA WITH OUT QUEBEC IS NO MORE CANADA AND QUEBEC WITHOUT CANADA IS NO MORE QUEBEC, BECAUSE THE TWO ARE TOGETHER.))
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OUT Q=are together (Clapping).
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VO-NAT


The latest opinion poll gives the separatists an edge among decided voters, but concluded that the referendum is a dead heat.
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subway-ax


ANCHOR=beth
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


It's being called the world's WORST subway disaster.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Baku, Azerbaijan;


More than three hundred people died Saturday when fire broke out in a subway train in the capital of the former Soviet republic of (AH-zer-bi`-JAHN) Azerbaijan.
Hundreds of passengers became trapped when the train caught fire in a tunnel.
Most of the victims died of carbon monoxide poisoning.
More than 250 people were injured.
Officials blame the fire on "outdated" Soviet equipment.
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bus-ax


ANCHOR=beth
NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net

wipe wipe wipe
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Fox River Grove, IL;


Federal investigators returned to the scene of last week's DEADLY train- school bus collision looking for more answers.
Investigators staged a re-enactment of the accident using the SAME train that hit the bus.
It's damage was still visible.
The re-enactment showed the train could NOT stop in time to avoid hitting the bus.
Officials suspect the bus was stuck on the crossing because of a timing problem with a traffic light.
Seven high school students were killed in the accident.
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Wytheville-fatal


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=jmo
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=none


A two vehicle accident in Wytheville last night killed one person.
Police say 38-year old Salvidor Simon was driving in the Northbound lane of Petunia Road and Route 11 shortly after seven in the evening.
He apparantly crossed into the southbound lane and hit a car head-on.
Simon was pronounced dead a short time later at a hospital.
Police say a 17-year old man was driving the other car, his injuries are not life-threatening.
The passengers in his car were treated and released.

emergency


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=amo
TAPE#edit of 95-96
GRAPHIC=fire


A fire that ripped through a house in Rockbridge County has residents questioning the effectiveness of the 9-1-1 emergency response system.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Glasgow;


Bessy May Huffman's house went up in flames Saturday night.
She called her daughter who tried to contact 9-1-1, but no one answered her call.
Several neighbors say they also tried to call dispatchers.
The Rockbridge County Sheriff's Department answers the emergency calls and that night two dispatchers were on duty.
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SOT 00:01:40
IN Q=the

((CAPT. CHRIS BLALOCK/ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPT.: THE FIRST DISPATCHER WHO HAD TAKEN THE CALL STARTED TO TONE OUT THE FIRE DEPARTMENT IN GLASGOW. THE SECOND DISPATCHER STARTED TAKING UP THE 911 CALLS AS THEY CAME IN. THE PROBLEM IS A SERIES OF CALLS CAME IN IN THE MATTER OF THREE TO FOUR SECONDS.))
SUPER=01-Capt. Chris Blalock/Rockbridge Co. Sheriff's Dept.;
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OUT Q=matter of 3-4 seconds.
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VO-NAT


But residents say it was Huffman's neighbor, the fire chief, who alerted a crew to come battle the blaze.
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SOT 00:00:46
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((BETTY EMORE/DAUGHTER: AS SOON AS OUR NEIGHBOR GOT HERE, HE GOT THE TRUCKS HERE IN A MATTER OF MINUTES, BUT IF HE HADN'T BEEN HERE I DON'T KNOW WHEN WE'D OF GOTTEN HELP.))
SUPER=01-Bette Emore/Daughter;
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OUT Q=GOTTEN HELP.
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VO-NAT


Huffman suffered from smoke inhalation.
Rockbridge County officials say the new enhanced 911 system was put into effect back in March-- it is NOT fully operational yet, but should be completely on line by mid summer.
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1-Sports


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=cro
TAPE#=sports cut in
GRAPHIC=none


The Washington Redskins continue their losing streak-- last night they fell short at home.
Here's Roy Stanley with the highlights and LOWlights. Good Morning Roy.
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IN Q=thank you and good morning
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OUT Q=you melanie.

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One-Larry


ANCHOR=Larry
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=ldo
TAPE#M95-9 Va's Guide
CHROMAKEY=Live/Lobby
GRAPHIC=none



SUPER=15-Larry Dowdy;



(Roll cue:) We check some popular spots to getaway in Virginia.
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IN Q=We are so fortunate...
SUPER=13-Lin Chaff/Author; :00
SUPER=12-Roanoke; :40
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OUT Q=Patrick Swayze slept here.
LIVE=Larry/Full
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Pocahontas-Unemployment


ANCHOR=beth
NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=spr
TAPE# 95-81
GRAPHIC=None


The national average for unemployment is hovering around six percent.
But for residents of one West Virginia county, that figure triples.
Scott Prince reports from Pocahontas County, West Virginia.
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IN Q=It looks like
SUPER=03-Pocahontas Co., WV; :00
SUPER=01-Donnie Curry/Pocahontas Co. Resident; :17
SUPER=@Scott1; :38
SUPER=01-Sen. Walt Helmick/(D) West Virginia; :55
SUPER=01-Dana Moyers/Pocahontas Co. Commission President; 1:23 QUICK!!!
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(( It looks like a nice place to visit, but many say you don't want to live here.
The latest unemployment numbers are in and Pocahontas County, West Virginia checks in with a whopping 19-point- 6 percent.
That's highest in the Mountain State, and one of the highest in the nation.
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((DONNIE CURRY/POCAHONTAS CO. RESIDENT: THE PEOPLE ARE WILLING TO WORK BUT YOU EITHER DRAW ALL OF YOUR UNEMPLOYMENT OUT AND LEAVE OR-- THERE'S JUST NOTHING HERE. WE GOT TO HAVE SOMEBODY HERE TO PROVIDE US SOME JOBS.))
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OUT Q=us some jobs


That's not to say there isn't anyone supplying work to the region.
Snowshoe Silvercreek is the county's largest employer with around a thousand workers.
And that number is even higher during ski season. Standup tape 1 12:58:47
But Snowshoe is the exception, not the rule.
This used to be the site of one of the world's largest tanneries, employing three to four hundred people at a time. Now it employs no one. end stand up
And when one or two of these manufacturing plants close, the local economy takes a major hit.
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SOT 12:32:00
IN Q=Here it promotes

((STATE SEN. WALT HELMICK/(D)-WEST VIRGINIA: HERE IT PROMOTES A TREMENDOUS IMPACT. WE HAVE SUCH A SMALL POPULATION. WE ONLY HAVE 9,008 PEOPLE IN 965 SQUARE MILES.))
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Helmick is trying to get Pocahontas County back on track.
One of the ideas is to turn THIS barren facility into an industrial park.
But there are many obstacles.
There are no four- lane roads, and trains don't come through the county anymore.
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((DANA MOYERS/POCAHONTAS CO. COMMISSION: WE ARE AN ISOLATED COUNTY AND WE'RE IN A MOUNTAINOUS REGION, SO TRANSPORTATION IS NOT AN ASSET THAT WE HAVE RIGHT NOW. ))
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OUT Q=RIGHT NOW.


But right now, one out of every five people is OUT of work.
And residents say things need to change very soon, in order to change the outlook for the future.
Scott Prince, News 7, Pocahontas County, West Virginia.))

Keen


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=THA
TAPE# 95-73
GRAPHIC=Million Man March


Leaders of a Southside organization want to copy the spirit of the Million Man march.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville; QUICK!!!


The Reverend William Avon Keen is President of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in Danville.
SUPER=03-Washington DC/October 16;


He says the local S-C-L-C shares the concerns of march organizer Louis Farrakhan.
Earlier this year, the Heritage Preservation Association erected a monument and Confederate Flag at the Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History.
Keen say that's just one reason his organization has been in contact with the National S-C-L-C about holding a similar march in Danville.
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((REV. WILLIAM A. KEEN/SCLC PRESIDENT:WE WOULD LIKE TO SEE A MARCH DEVELOPED ON THE LAST CONFEDERATE CAPITAL OF A SIMILAR MAGNITUDE TO BRING TO THE NATION'S CONSCIOUS LEVEL WHAT'S TAKING PLACE IN THE LAST CONFEDERATE CAPITAL THAT IS DESTROYING MANHOOD SUCH AS HAVING AN EXTREME NUMBER OF AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES ON DEATH ROW. ))
SUPER=01-Rev. William A. Keen/Danville SCLC President;
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OUT Q=on death row.
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VO-NAT


Keen says he's optimistic a march will be held in Danville.
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Art-Barn


ANCHOR=beth
NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=dal
TAPE# 95-95
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The NEW owners of an old dairy barn may soon be producing ART instead of milk.
The Floyd Community Center for the Arts is buying the Old Jacksonville Barn.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Floyd Co.;


The plan is to use the barn as a place to sell locally made crafts.
Board members also envision art studios where crafters pass along their skills to students.
The hay loft may be used for dances and theater productions.
They say in the end, the barn's proximity to the Blue Ridge Parkway will make it an economic success for the area.
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SOT 1:33:12
IN Q=to not only

((PAT THERRIEN/FLOYD COMMUNITY CENTER FOR THE ARTS: TO NOT ONLY ENRICH THE LIVES OF FLOYD COUNTY PEOPLE, BUT TO PROVIDE A TOURIST ATTRACTION THAT'S ACTUALLY A QUALITY PIECE THAT WILL BRING PEOPLE INTO FLOYD, GIVE THEM A PLACE TO START WITH BEFORE THEY GO TO THE QUALITY RESTAURANTS.))
SUPER=01-Pat Therrien/Community Center For The Arts;
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OUT Q=quality restaurant
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VO-NAT


There have been several attempts in recent years to transform the barn into a gathering spot.
Therrien (thair-In) expects his plan to succeed because of people's love for the barn.
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SOT 1:35:16
IN Q=i don't know

((I DON'T KNOW WHAT THE CHEMISTRY IS BUT EVERYBODY LOVES IT. MAYBE BECAUSE IT'S RIGHT OUTSIDE THE TOWN. MAYBE BECAUSE IT'S RIGHT ON THE SIDE OF THE ROAD. MAYBE IT'S BECAUSE EVERYBODY'S HAD SO MUCH TO DO WITH IT FROM STORING HAY TO HAVING MUSIC.))
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OUT Q=having music
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VO-NAT


The board is now working on a fundraising plan.
It will cost about 99-thousand dollars to purchase the barn and the surrounding four acres.
Rennovations will jack up that figure.
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Education-Outreach


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=bmy
TAPE# 95-76
GRAPHIC=education


Kids get excited about lessons taught by teachers from the Science Museum of Western Virginia.
Especially when they come to their classrooms.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Vinton;


Teachers say being able to see and touch things that the museum's outreach educators bring make science come to life.
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IN Q=I think they

((ELIZABETH HUBBARD/FALLON PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER: I THINK THEY CAN LEARN A LOT FROM THINGS THEY MIGHT NOT EXPERIENCE IN THEIR EVERYDAY LIFE. AND THEY REALLY ENJOY IT AND THE SPEAKERS I THINK ARE GREAT AND THEY HAVE A LOT OF KNOWLEDGE AND DIFFERENT THINGS THEY CAN DO WITH THE STUDENTS.))
SUPER=01-Elizabeth Hubbard/Fallon Park Elementary School Teacher;
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OUT Q=with the students.
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VO-NAT


The museum has numerous subjects and items in it's education outreach program.... and it's tailored to meet the state's requirements for science education.
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IN Q=Each grade level

((JAN DOWLING/OUTREACH EDUCATOR: EACH GRADE LEVEL HAS DIFFERENT STANDARDS OF LEARNING IT'S SUPPOSE TO MEET WITH SCIENCE AND WE'VE TRIED TO GEAR OUR TOPICS TOWARD THOSE THINGS. ))
SUPER=01-Jan Dowling/Outreach Educator;
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OUT Q=toward those things.
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VO-NAT


Four outreach educators travel to schools.
The program is offered for Kindergarten through 12th grade.
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2-scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
TAPE# NONE
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The Carolina Panthers pounced on the New England Patriots yesterday in overtime.
For all the scores from the gridiron, let's check out the scoreboards.
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SUPER=100-Carolina/=20/New England/=17//Dallas/=28/Atlanta/=13;
SUPER=100-New York Giants/=24/Washington/=15//Detroit/=24/Green Bay/=16;
SUPER=100-Pittsburgh/=24/Jacksonville/==7//Arizona/=20/Seattle/=14;
SUPER=100-Philadelphia/=20/St. Louis/==9//Houston/=19/Tampa Bay/==7;
SUPER=100-New Orleans/=11/San Francisco/==7//Cleveland/=29/Cincinnati/=26;
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out=cleveland/cinn.


Two-Larry


ANCHOR=Larry
NEWSCAST=Mornin'
WRITER=ldo
TAPE#M95-9 Boys Home
CHROMAKEY=Live/Lobby
GRAPHIC=none



SUPER=15-Larry Dowdy;



(Roll cue:) A call from the Alleghany Mountains.
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IN Q=It was founded in 1906....
SUPER=13-Donnie Wheatley/Executive Director; :00
SUPER=12-Covington; :14
RUNS=2:13
OUT Q=place in your heart.
LIVE=Larry/Full



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2HEADLINES


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#heads
GRAPHIC=NONE


Here's a look at today's top stories.
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VO-NAT

It's too close to call. That's what final polls say about today's referendum in Quebec, where voters will decide if the mostly French-speaking province should break away from Canada.
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VO-NAT
ANCHOR=Beth


An emotional re-enactment in Illinois as federal officials continue to probe last week's collision involving a train and a school bus.
The eerie re-enactment brought about 40 spectators to the scene who left letters, balloons and stuffed animals in honor of those killed.
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VO-NAT
ANCHOR=Melanie


And Officials in the former Soviet republic of Azerbaijan have declared two days of mourning for the three hundred people who died in the world's worst subway fire.
At least 200 others were injured, mostly by carbon monoxide poisoning from burning toxic materials.
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And that's what's making news on this Monday, October 30th.
ANCHOR=Beth


Don't go away. THe news will continue.

QUEBEC


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


In Canada, voters in Quebec go to the polls today, voting on a measure that would separate the mostly French province from the rest of the country.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Montreal;


Yesterday, both sides rallied hoping to persuade some last minute voters.
Results from final polls show the outcome is just too close to call.
Canada's Prime Minister Jean Chretien made an eleventh hour appeal to those in Quebec to keep the nation as one.
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SOT
IN Q=

((JEAN CHRETIEN/CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER CANDA WITH OUT QUEBEC IS NO MORE CANADA AND QUEBEC WITHOU CANADA IS NO MORE QUEBEC, BECASUE THE TWO ARE TOGETHER.))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=are together (Clapping).
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VO-NAT


About five million people are eligible to vote.
Election officials predict an exceptionally high turnout.
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train-bus


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


The sounds of warning bells and train whistles permeated the early morning calm in Fox River Grove, Illinois yesterday as federal investigators recreated last week's deadly train- school bus collision.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Fox River Grove, IL;


An identical bus drove into the intersection and waited until the actual train involved in the accident came barreling down the tracks.
The re-enactment showed the intersection was too short for the bus and the train couldn't stop in time, even with the emrgency brakes.
Officials suspect the bus was stuck on the crossing because of a timing problem with a traffic light.
Seven high school students were killed in the accident.
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Baku


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net

wipe wipe wipe
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VO-NAT


The world's worst subway accident is being blamed on outdated Soviet equipment.
More than 300 people were killed this weekend when fire broke out in a crowded subway train in the capital of the former Soviet republic of Azerbaijan.
The train caught fire in a tunnel, trapping hundreds of terrified passengers.
Most of the victims died of carbon monoxide poisoning.
More than 250 people were injured.
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unemployment


ANCHOR=beth
NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=amo
TAPE#edit of 95-81
GRAPHIC=NONE


Pocahontas County, West Virginia holds a record and officials are NOT particularly proud.
The latest unemployment numbers are TRIPLE the national average.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pocahontas Co., WV;


Pocahontas County's unemployment rate is 19-point- six percent.
That means ONE out of FIVE people is out of work.
The figure is the highest in West Virginia and one of the highest in the United States.
Snowshoe Silvercreek is the county's largest employer but recent plant closings put hundreds of people out of work.
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SOT
IN Q=Here it promotes

((STATE SEN. WALT HELMICK/(D)-WEST VIRGINIA: HERE IT PROMOTES A TREMENDOUS IMPACT. WE HAVE SUCH A SMALL POPULATION. WE ONLY HAVE 9,008 PEOPLE IN 965 SQUARE MILES.)) ((DONNIE CURRY/POCAHONTAS CO. RESIDENT: THE PEOPLE ARE WILLING TO WORK BUT YOU EITHER DRAW ALL OF YOUR UNEMPLOYMENT OUT AND LEAVE OR-- THERE'S JUST NOTHING HERE. WE GOT TO HAVE SOMEBODY HERE TO PROVIDE US SOME JOBS.))
SUPER=01-Sen. Walt Helmick/(D) West Va.; :00
SUPER=01-Donnie Curry/Pocahontas Co. Resident; :12
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OUT Q=us some jobs
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VO-NAT


County officials say one of the area's problems is transportation.
There are no four lane roads and trains don't stop in the county anymore.
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3-Sports


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=cro
TAPE#=sports cut in
GRAPHIC=NONE


Race car driver Kenny Minter of Martinsville and a veteran of the local tracks in the area, was killed yesterday afternoon during a modified race at the Mid-Atlantic 500 championships in Asheboro, North Carolina.
Officials of the Southern Modified Auto Racing teams said Minter died when his car touched another car and hit the wall.
He was 39.
Meantime, Winston Cup drivers spent the day in Phoenix yesterday--
Roy Stanley has more on the Dura-Lube 500. Good Morning Roy.
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OUT Q=good day everbody.

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Birthdays
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OUT Q=BACK to you (music under)



Three-Larry


ANCHOR=Larry
NEWSCAST=Mornin'
WRITER=ldo
TAPE#M95-9 Virginians
CHROMAKEY=Live/Lobby
GRAPHIC=none



(Live Interview)



SUPER=15-Larry Dowdy;



SUPER=13-Stan Kingma/Virginians Director;
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VO-NAT
SUPER=24-1994 Virginians Show;
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OUT Q=vo
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LIVE=Larry/Full
SUPER=13-Marilyn Kingma/Virginians Member;
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Bragg-Shooting


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE

Family, friends and colleagues will say a final farewell to Major Stephen Mark Badger today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


He's the soldier who died in last week's sniper attack at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
36 year old Badger was one of 19 paratroopers shot by a sniper as they set out on a morning run on Friday.
William Kreutzer(kroy-tzer) sits in a military jail at Camp Lejeune Marine base accused in the ambush.
The incident happened at a time when Kreutzer is reportedly under-going psychiatric evaluations by military doctors.
He has not yet formally been charged.
Details are also coming out about Kreutzer's private life including an alleged illegal gun purchase from a Maryland gun shop.
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911-Problem


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=dal
TAPE# 95-96
GRAPHIC=Fire


Some Rockbridge County residents are questioning the effectiveness of the county's 9-1-1 system after a fire destroyed a house there over the weekend.
Some wonder if the damage would have been less severe if a call for help had been answered sooner.
Denise Allen reports.
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SOT
IN Q=Bessy May Huffman
SUPER=03-Glasgow; :00
SUPER=01-Bette Emore/Daughter; :10
SUPER=01-Mary Alice Spangler/Neighbor; :42
SUPER=01-Capt. Chris Blalock/Rockbridge Co. Sheriff Dept.; 1:26
SUPER=@Denise1; 1:42
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OUT Q=Rockbridge County.

((Bessy May Huffman's husband built this house about 40 years ago.
They repaired it after the floods, but Saturday night the house was gutted by fire. ((BETTE EMORE/DAUGHTER: SHE CALLED ME AND SAID TO PLEASE COME FAST AND CALL 911. HER HOUSE WAS ON FIRE. I GRABBED MY PHONE AND CALLED 911 AND COULD NOT GET THROUGH AT ALL.))
Several neighbors also dialed 911, but say no one answered the call.
Bette Emore says it was her mother's neighbor, the fire chief, that finally got help to the scene. ((EMORE: AS SOON AS OUR NEIGHBOR GOT HERE, HE GOT THE TRUCKS HERE IN A MATTER OF MINUTES, BUT IF HE HADN'T BEEN HERE I DON'T KNOW WHEN WE'D OF GOTTEN HELP.)) ((MARY ALICE SPANGLER/NEIGHBOR: IT WAS FIERCE, RED, SCARY. THE WIND WAS BLOWING.))
Bessy Huffman is in the hospital suffering from smoke inhalation.
Her daughter says she's been ill lately and is lucky to have made it out alive.
Other residents say this is not the first time there has been a problem with the 911 system. ((911 OPERATOR: ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY 911. CALLER: I NEED THE GLASGOW FIRE DEPARTMENT. OPERATOR: WHERE ABOUTS. CALLER: ON KANAWHA STREET ABOUT A BLOCK FROM THE FIRE HOUSE. BESSY MAY HUFFMAN'S HOUSE IS ON FIRE.))
The Rockbridge County Sheriff's Department answers the 911 calls.
There were two dispatchers on duty that night.
The computer logs and the tapes tell the story.
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((CAPT. CHRIS BLALOCK/ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPT.: THE FIRST DISPATCHER WHO HAD TAKEN THE CALL STARTED TO TONE OUT THE FIRE DEPARTMENT IN GLASGOW. THE SECOND DISPATCHER STARTED TAKING UP THE 911 CALLS AS THEY CAME IN. THE PROBLEM IS A SERIES OF CALLS CAME IN IN THE MATTER OF SECONDS.))
The new 911 system was put into effect in March and is not fully operational yet.
The enhanced system requires at least nine thousand address changes.
Officials say these changes should be complete and the system fully operational by mid summer.
Denise Allen News 7, Rockbridge County.))

DOLE


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=dole


Elizabeth Dole says she's taking a year off as head of the American Red Cross to help her husband Bob Dole seek the G-O-P presidential nomination.
In an interview with "U-S-A Today" she says she plans to reclaim her 200-thousand dollar a year job if her husband is elected president.
She would be the first, first lady to work full time outside the White House.

Dudley


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=dal
TAPE# 95-94
GRAPHIC=Campaign 95


Allen Dudley is hoping to maintain his seat in the House of Delegates.
The Republican incumbent is running against Democrat Claude Whitehead.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Rocky Mount;


At a time when voters are calling for a change, Dudley hopes his successes in Richmond will make the difference.
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SOT 12:29:02
IN Q=i don't think

((DEL. ALLEN DUDLEY/R-ROCKY MOUNT: I DON'T THINK THEY WOULD LOOK AT HIM AS A VIABLE CHANGE. IN ONE TERM I HAVE HAD A LOT OF SUCCESS IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY. THE VIRGINIA FREE, A NON PARTISAN GROUP, RATED ME IN THE TOP 15 PERCENT OF THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES.)) ((CLAUDE WHITEHEAD/D-HOUSE OF DELEGATES CANDIDATE: I DON'T FOLLOW ANYBODY 100 PERCENT OF THE TIME. I HAVE MY OWN AGENDA AND I TRY TO REPRESENT THE PEOPLE IN MY DISTRICT, NOT WHAT SOMEBODY IN RICHMOND SAYS.))
SUPER=01-Del. Allen Dudley/(R) Rocky Mount; :00
SUPER=01-Claude Whitehead/(D) House Of Delegates Candidate; :18
RUNS=:27
OUT Q=Richmond Says
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VO-NAT


Whitehead is challenging Dudley for his House of Delegates seat.
Both candidates say they're for putting money back into higher education.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=Campaign 95


Voters in Franklin County and parts of Bedford, Pittsylvania and Floyd Counties will have to decide between the two candidates.

Warner


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=am
WRITER=amo
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=Warner, John


Virginia Senator John Warner is rolling the dice on a hot politial and social issue-- legalized gambling.
The Republican, who's up for re-election next year, is calling for a national study of gambling's social costs and its impact on crime.
Warner and Congressman Frank Wolf will talk about the issue at a news conference in Norfolk today.
Wolf sponsored House legislation for a national commission on gambling.
Warner says he will sign a Senate version of the gambling study commission bill.

4-scores


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In Sports-- onto the ice-- the New York Rangers completed a two-game sweep over the Toronto Maple Leaves. Here are all the scores from the hard water.
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SUPER=103-Rangers/==3/Toronto/==2//Washington/==3/St. Louis/==1;
SUPER=103-Philadelphia/==5/Ottawa/==2//Anaheim/==7/Calgary/==2;
SUPER=103-Chicago/==6/Buffalo/==3;

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