Coming up on News Seven at eleven
Israelis are mourning the loss of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.
He was killed with an assassin's bullet, we'll have a live report.
Over 200 employees at Kroger say they will strike if they are not offered a
And some hogs are at the Virginia Museum of Transportation.
News seven at eleven is next.
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Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was gunned down today as he left a
peace rally in Tel Aviv.
Israel T-V says a 27-year-old right-wing law student has confessed to
shooting the prime minister.
And the man reportedly told investigators he didn't regret the deed.
The suspect was quickly pinned to a wall at the scene by dozens of
Foreign Minister Shimon Peres has assumed leadership of the
He's calling on Israelis to unite in the face of the tragedy.
Jesse Schulman joins us now with more information.
SUPER=05-Tel Aviv, Israel;
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SUPER=03-Tel Aviv, Israel;
SUPER=01-Shimon Peres/Israeli Foreign Minister;
SUPER=01-Yasser Arafat/P.L.O Leader;
Out Q=national nightmare.
Israel's Prime Mininster Rabin died of his wounds after a Jewish
extremist pumped three bullets into his chest and abdomen at point-
He was raced to a Tel Aviv hospital... surgeons worked frantically
to revive him as well-wishers wept outside. But to no avail...
Israel's "warrior turned peacemaker" was dead.
(SOT, SHIMON PERES, ISRAELI FOREIGN MINISTER)
Rabin was shot leaving a rally in support of his peacemaking....
tens of thousands of Israelis had gathered, to say "Yes to peace,
no to violence".
The gunman is identified as a law student in his twenties... a
hardline Jewish nationalist... he's quoted as telling police he was
carrying out God's will.
And almost the first to express grief for an Israeli Prime Minister
killed by a Jew, was the one-time bitterest Arab foe.
(SOT, YASSER ARAFAT, PLO CHAIRMAN)
For months extremist Jewish settlers and their supporters have been
whipping themselves into an anti-Rabin frenzy... calling him a
Nazi, a traitor who deserved death, for his willingess to exchange
West Bank land for peace.
Israelis gathered at the scene of the killing, at the hospital...
the country is is deep shock tonight... as an evening spent
dreaming of peace turns into a national nightmare.))
Jesse Schulman full
SUPER=05-Tel Aviv, Israel;
President Clinton is calling on the world to carry on Prime Minister Rabin's
campaign for peace.
The President said with today's assassination, the world has
lost one of its greatest men.
He called Rabin a warrior for freedom and a martyr for peace, and said peace
will be his lasting legacy.
Some 200 people are dead or missing in the Philippines after Typhoon Angela
hit the country.
Local officials and the government news agency say 135 people are reported
dead while another 65 people are missing following Angela's rampage the last
There are no reports yet of fatalities in regions north of the country's
Disaster and relief workers are working to restore power throughout the
Flooding in Turkey has claimed the lives of at least 45 people-- dozens are
reported missing and some homes are destroyed.
The storm hit shortly after midnight.
Five hours of heavy rain flooded streets, blocked traffic and caused power
The Turkish Army, police, and firemen were mobilized in the rescue effort,
which continued this morning.
Hundreds of people were trapped in apartment buildings as water levels
reached the first floors.
SUPER=03-Seoul, South Korea;
Violent clashes have broken out in Seoul and cities across South Korea as
thousands of protestors turned out to call for the arrest of scandal-ridden
former president Roh Tae-Woo.
Police fired tear gas and fought street battles with the demonstrators.
An estimated crowd of 5,000 gathered to press their demand for Roh's arrest
in connection with a 650 million dollar slush fund.
Police have deployed 11,000 riot police troops in Seoul alone.
Closer to home, over 200 employees of Kroger say they are poised to strike
in ten days if they are not offered a decent contract.
Tonight, members of Teamsters Union 1-7-1 turned down Kroger's latest
Union members say they're still not satisfied with wages and working
It's been six and a half years since they've had a pay increase.
Members say they've been without a contract for a year and a half.
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Still to come on the news,
The finish line is in sight for local political candidates.
A judge sets a new execution date for Walter Correll Junior.
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Chilly weather for early November-- with temperatures nearly 20 degrees
And overnight lows will likely go down into the record books.
Cold high pressure will stay in control all weekend-- so try to find a way
to keep warm.
The complete forecast is on the way-- keep it right here.
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A Franklin County judge has set a new exectution date for Walter Correll
Correll is set to die December 28th for the 19-85 murder and robbery of C-W
Bousman Junior of Wirtz.
It was the second time Circuit Judge Davis set an execution date for
The first time was in 19-87.
But it was last year, when U-S District Judge Turk overturned the conviction
saying a confession was obtained unconstitutionally.
Police say Correll kidnapped Bousman from Roanoke, choked him until he
passed out, stuffed him into the SUPER=03-Franklin Co./1986;
trunk of a car and drove him to Smith Mountain Lake.
There, police say Correll stabbed him to death.
There are only three more days until the election.
Candidates across the state are stumping to drum up the support of any
Lt. Governor Don Beyer and Congressman Rick Boucher stopped by the
Montgomery County Courthouse this morning.
They were in town for a democratic pep rally in support of candidates
running for office in the New River Valley.
Jim Shuler and Madison Marye are both incumbents.
They say the GOP's honest change campaign could be dangerous to both the
young and old.
IN Q=it's important
((MADISON MARYE/D- STATE SENATOR: IT'S IMPORTANT PEOPLE COME OUT AND VOTE.
LAST YEAR BOTH THOSE UNIVERSITIES SUFFERED DRASTIC CUTS AND IF IT HADN'T BEEN
FOR THE DEMOCRATS NON OF IT WOULD HAVE BEEN RESTORED.
JIM SHULER/D- HOUSE OF DELEGATES: EVERYBODY'S FOR CUTS. CERTAINLY THE
DEMOCRATS ARE ACCOUNTABLE FOR THE MONEYS THEY SPEND BUT WE'RE NOT GOING TO TEAR
EVERYTHING DOWN THAT'S TAKEN SO MUCH EFFORT TO BUILD UP. WE'RE NOT WALKING AWAY
FROM PEOPLE'S NEEDS SIMPLY TO BUILD PRISONS.))
SUPER=01-Del. Jim Shuler/(D) House of Delegates Candidate; :13
OUT Q=build prisons
The Republican candidates in New River Valley races were meeting and
greeting potential voters at the Virginia Tech football game.
Attorney General Jim Gilmore was in town to show his support for the G-O-P
Larry Linkous is challenging Jim Shuler for his house of delegates seat.
Linkous says he's for honest change, but also says he's an independent
IN Q=this district
((LARRY LINKOUS/R- HOUSE OF DELEGATES CANDIDATE: THIS DISTRICT IS ALITTLE
DIFFERENT THAN A LOT OF OTHER PARTS OF THE STATE BECAUSE OF THE UNIVERSITY. SO
I MAY HAVE TO VOTE A LITTLE MORE INDEPENDENTLY THAN SOME OTHER REPUBLICANS.))
SUPER=01-Larry Linkous/(R) House of Delegates Candidate;
OUT Q=other Republicans
Republican Pat Cupp is fighting for a spot in the state senate.
He's challenging Madison Marye with what he calls the Democratic notion that
Republicans are bad for Virginia's educational system.
IN Q=i don't see
((PAT CUPP/R-STATE SENATE CANDIDATE: I DON'T SEE HOW YOU CAN SAY PEOPLE'S
GOING TO GO OUT AND DESTROY HIGHER EDUCATION BY VOTING REPUBLICAN. THERE'S
NOBODY MORE PRO HIGHER EDUCATION AND PRIMARY AND SECONDARY TOO.))
SUPER=01-Pat Cupp/(R) State Senate Candidate;
OUT Q=secondary too.
Candidates in both parties urged voters to get to the polls on Tuesday.
They say in these races one vote really does make a difference.
For eight- years Whitt Clement has occupied the 20th District House of
But Tuesday, Southside voters will decide if it's time for change.
Teresa Hamilton takes a look at the candidates.
IN Q=Votes are
SUPER=01-Nancy Keel/(R) House of Delegates Candidate; 1:03
OUT Q=Hamilton, News 7, Danville.
((Votes are one thing almost no candidate takes for granted.
((DEL. WHITT CLEMENT/D- HOUSE OF DELEGATES: HELLO, I'M WHITT CLEMENT I HOPE
YOU'LL VOTE FOR ME. ))
For Clement, going door to door is the best way to win re- election.
As far as running again, he says there was never any question.
IN Q=I have
((I HAVE DONE IT FOR ONE REASON AND ONE REASON ONLY, AND THAT IS TO MAKE SURE
THAT MY COMMUNITY HAS A STRONG VOICE IN RICHMOND. ))
OUT Q=in Richmond
Clement says he'd been able to supply that voice as a Member of the House
Appropriations Committee and Southside Delegation.
IN Q=The community
((THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE AND OUR PUBLIC SCHOOLS, AND OUR ROADS AND OVERALL
QUALITY OF LIFE FOR THE PEOPLE OF MY DISTRICT, THAT IS WHAT I WOULD HOPE THE
VOTERS WOULD KEEP IN MIND. ))
OUT Q=in mind.
Since taking office Clement has run un- opposed. But all that changed this
year, when Republican Nancy Keel entered the picture.
Attorney General Jim Gilmore is one of Keel's supporters.
He recently travelled to Danville to help Keel promote her message.
IN Q=I am
((NANCY KEEL/R- HOUSE OF DELEGATES CANDIDATE: I AM THE TRUE CONSERVATIVE AND I
BELIEVE I REPRESENT SOUTHSIDE IN THE TRUEST SENSE OF THE WORD. ))
OUT Q=since of the word.
Keel is a certified elementary school teacher and a home schooling advocate.
That's one way she got involved in politics.
IN Q=I have
((I HAVE QUALIFICATIONS HE DOESN'T HAVE, FIRST I'M A WOMAN. SECOND, I
UNDERSTAND BUDGETS FROM A VERY WHOLE PERSPECTIVE. I HAVE TO KEEP SEVEN KIDS
FED, CLOTHED, ON LIMITED RESOURCES WHICH MY OPPONENT DOESN'T HAVE A PROBLEM
OUT Q=have a problem with.
Keel agrees with the Republican party which has shouted it's time for
But it will be up to local voters to decide if that change should include
Southside, Virginia. Teresa Hamilton, News 7, Danville.))
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When News 7 continues,
We'll take a tour of the Virginia Museum of Transportation to see what's
MUSIC UP FULL
Hollins College officials hope former students will help the school reach
it's most important fundraising goal in recent years.
The college is launching a 41 million dollar campaign.
It's the largest in the school's 153 year history.
About 25-percent of those funds will go to a new library.
In the flood on 85, 50-thousand books in the school's library were
IN Q=we've never fully
((LAURA BINGHAM/HOLLINS COLLEGE: WE'VE NEVER FULLY RECOVERED FROM THAT FLOOD.
STUDENTS FOR PROBABLY 20 YEARS HAVE SAID WE REALLY NEED A BETTER STUDY
((ELIZABETH VALK LONG/CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE: I DON'T THINK PEOPLE REALIZE ALMOST
25% OF OUR OPERATING BUDGET GOES TO FINANCILA AID. THE COST OF EDUCATION THESE
DAYS IS ENORMOUS AND MOST PARENTS CAN'T SEND SEVERAL KIDS TO COLLEGE.))
SUPER=01-Laura Bingham/Hollins College VP; :00
SUPER=01-Elizabeth Valk Long/Campaign Committee; :09
OUT Q=kids to college
So far around 29 million dollars have been raised.
Their goal is to get half of the college's 14-thousand alumnae(allum-nee) to
contribute to the effort.
IN Q=we're grateful
((DAVID LONG/CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE: WE'RE GRATEFUL FOR ALL OF IT, THE REMAINDER
IS GOING TO BE TOUGH. WE'RE JUST HOPING THAT WE CAN CONVINCE THE WIVES TO GIVE
THE SAME AMOUNT THAT THEIR HUSBANDS GIVE TO THEIR COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITY.))
SUPER=08-David Long/Campaign Committee;
OUT Q=colleges and universities
The goal is four times greater than previous fund raising efforts.
The Virginia Tech Hokies took another big step toward the school's first ever
Big East championship by hammering Syracuse 31-to-7.
Mike Stevens has more on the hot performance on a cold day!
IN Q=FIRST AUDIO
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Syracuse vs. Va. Tech; :00
SUPER=01-Rick Catlett/Gator Bowl Executive Director; 1:17
SUPER=36-Virginia Tech/=31/Syracuse/==7; 1:36
SUPER=01-Ken Oxendine/19 Carries For 118 Yards; 1:43
SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Virginia Tech Head Coach; 1:51
SUPER=01-Jim Druckenmiller/224 Yards & 3 Touchdowns; 2:26
OUT Q=...news 7 sports."
Appalachian State, the nations second ranked 1-double A school, traveled
to Lexington today for a Southern Conference battle with VMI.
SUPER=03-Lexington/Mountaineers vs. Keydets; :00
Would the sun shine on the Keydets again. We have to remember, they upset
the Mounty's last year and it looked like a repeat performance early.
VMI scores on its first drive. Al Lester sets up the touchdown with this
pass to Jeff Hubbard to the 25 yard line.
A few plays later, Thomas Haskins takes the pitch and scoots in from 19
yards out. VMi took a 7-nothing lead just 2 minutes into the game.
After a field goal, Appalachian State took the lead on this 6 yard burst up
the middle by fullback Aldwin Lance. 10-7 Mountaineers.
The visitors went up 17 7 on another SUPER=36-Appalachian State/=26/VMI/=24;
short run. This time, Damon Scott rolls left and dives in for the TD.
Appalachian State would just barely hold on for a 26-24 win over VMI. The
Keydets are now 3 and 6 on the season.
Liberty University was the host as the Pirates of Hampton University made
a trip up the road to Williams Stadium.
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Liberty vs Hampton; :
The 6 and 2 Pirates were making their first trip to Liberty to take on the
Hampton would get started 5-minutes into the first quarter Sekon Wilson
fakes the hand off rolls left and hits Larry Stanton alone in the back of the
end zone 7 to nothing Pirates.
But the Flames answered. J.T. Morris takes the handoff and races 12 yards
for the touchdown capping a 10 play drive and tieing the score at 7.
Then with 4-minutes left in the second quarter Lawrence Worthington goes
up and over the top from the two yard line giving Liberty a 14 to 7 lead.
Liberty scored again Quarterback SUPER=36-Liberty/=28/Hampton/=14;
Antoine Chiles takes the snap fakes the hand off then runs around the end to
score from two yards out Liberty led 21 to 7 and the Flames win it 28 to 14.
Ferrum and V-M-I come up short today but the Generals of Washington and
Lee win at home.
For those and all of today's college scores lets check the boards.
IN Q=First score
OUT Q=.....ARIZONA STATE."
The Roanoke Rush opened the National Minor Football League playoffs tonight
with a home game against the Charlotte Blast at Victory Stadium.
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Blast vs. Rush;
The 8 and 4 Rush tried to create some heat as they ran onto the field on
this cold night in the valley.
Neither team could get much going in the first half, which was marred by
struggling offenses and turnovers. The half ended with the Blast nursing a 6
Roanoke controlled the ball for the first 14 minutes of the third quarter.
TJ Jackson scrambles for eight yards on the bootleg.
Two plays later, Jackson finds Eddie Sloss in the endzone. The Rush
led it 7-6 and go on to beat Charlotte 14 to 6.
And coming up, Scores from the N-B-A and N-H-L.
And the Detroit Red wings have an easy afternoon on the ice in the Motor
Detroit Goalie Chris Osgood is 6 and 0 against the Dallas Stars including
this afternoon's 5 to 1 win.
SUPER=03-Detroit, MI/PASS; :
Red wing coach Scotty bowman looks on from the sideline.
Nicklas Lidstrom had three assists including this one to Greg Johnson who
scores the goal on the break-a-way and the Red Wings took a 5 to nothing lead.
Dallas got on the board in the SUPER=31-Detroit/==5/Dallas/==1;third
period Brent Gilchrist scores up the middle but the Red Wings beat the Stars 5
Alonzo Mourning started for Miami tonight and the Express beats Raleigh
tonight 6 to 3. For all of the pro scores lets check the numbers.
IN Q=FIRST SCORE
An expression of individuality.
An example of a free spirit.
That's how Harley Davidson owners describe their motorcycles.
Now all the want- a- be HOGS can take a trip to the Virginia Museum of
Transportation for the "Choppers, Rice Burners and HOGS" exhibit.
You guessed it.
It's a display of sixteen motorcycles from all over the world.
All are locally owned and visitors are encouraged to vote for the most
IN Q=most of these
((ELIZABETH BISHOP HURD/MUSEUM COLLECTIONS DIRECTOR: MOST OF THESE BIKES ARE
FROM THE ROANOKE VALLEY. THEY ARE AMAZING IN THEIR VARIETY. THEY'RE VERY
COLORFUL. THEY'RE A LOT OF FUN . ALL KINDS OF CUSTOM FEATURES. THERE'S NOT
ANOTHER BIKE AROUND LIKE THESE AROUND ANYWHERE.))
SUPER=01-Elizabeth Bishop Hurd/Museum Collections Dir.;
OUT Q=around anywhere
The two day exhibit ends tomorrow.
The museum will be open from noon to five.