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A dead heat in the Virginia Senate tonight, as Republicans and Democrats wrangle for control.
In the Roanoke Valley, a strong showing for Democrats.
We'll have complete election coverage, coming up on News 7 at ELEVEN.

Averill-Cranwell


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=jda
TAPE#95-77
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Dick Cranwell says Virginia Democrats are reaping the whirl wind tonight.
Cranwell says his victory and the success of other Democrats was a vote against negative campaigns.
Double Boxes =JoeD/keith


Joe Dasheill has been following the returns tonight at Cranwell's Victory celebration.
LIVE=Joe Full
SUPER=@Joe1;
(Rollcue: resisted the temptation to take this campaign any lower)
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Democrats


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#95-80
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Statewide it may not be the same story, but in Roanoke it was a clean democrat sweep.
DBLE BOX= Len/Keith


Len Besthoff is live in Democratic headquaters in Roanoke.
(QUESTION: Len, there was only one race in Roanoke where the democrats

definietly expected a win. Right?)
SUPER=@Len1;
(LEN AD LIB)

"roll cue: decisive victories."
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IN Q=This is election

((JOHN EDWARDS: THIS ELECTION TONIGHT IS A TRIUMP OF POSITIVE CAMPAIGNING...I THINK IT'S A TRIUMP ALSO OF A CAMPAIGN THAT TRIED TO TALK ABOUT THE FUTUTE OF THIS VALLEY AND NOT TURNS US BACK TO THE PAST. )) ((WOODRUM: I HOPE THAT IF OUR GOVENRNOR HAS LEARNED ONE THING TONIGHT, IT'S IT OUUGT TO LOOK AT THE POSITIVE. NAT SOUND ())
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LEN'S MIC HOT UNDER VO
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out= 20 years ago.
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Richmond-Election


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=equ
TAPE#95-76
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Double Boxes=Keith/Ellen-Starlink



LIVE=Ellen Full
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Rolled from the Truck
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Republicans


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#95-81
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When the night began Republicans were looking to make history by taking control of both houses in the General Assembly, but now it may not happen.
double boxes kim/keith


Kimberly McBroom has spent the evening at Republican headquarters in Roanoke County where the mood shifted from hopeful to disappointed. Kim what's been the general reaction there?
SUPER=@Kimberly1;
(Rollcue: Brandon Bell's defeat)
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;
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Lynchburg-Races


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#95-97
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Lynchburg Republicans held up their end of things in the G-O-P's effort to gain control of the state legislature.
DOUBLE BOX=Keith/Steve


Steve Smallshaw has spent the night at G-O-P headquarters...Steve how big a victory was it for Republicans to take both those Lynchburg Assembly seats?
LIVE=Steve/Full
SUPER=@SSM1


A very big victory, Keith.. most people figured Steve Newman would capture the state senate post vacated by Democrat Elliot Schewel.
But it was a hardfought battle between Preston Bryant and Gil Cobbs for Newman's seat in the house of Delegates.
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With Newman's help, Bryant won the spot by less than 800 votes over the Democrat Cobbs.
Bryant says the district's conservative voters recognized the clear differences between himself and his opponent.
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((PRESTON BRYANT/R- 23RD DISTRICT DELEGATE: AND THERE ARE CLEAR DIFFERENCES AND PEOPLE RECOGNIZE THEM. MY OPPONENT RAN A VERY AGGRESSIVE AND SPIRITED CAMPAIGN, IT WAS A MUCH BETTER CAMPAIGN THAN HE RAN A COUPLE OF YEARS AGO, AND FOR THAT I GIVE HIM A GREAT DEAL OF CREDIT.))
SUPER=01-Preston Bryant/(R) 23rd Dist. Delegate; :00
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OUT Q=great deal of credit.
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Bryant also admits he got some help from the popular Newman, who has now won four straight political races in the last seven years.
Newman said tonight he remembers the day when there were no Republican office- holders anywhere in Lynchburg.
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IN Q=Back then

((STEVE NEWMAN/R- 23RD DISTRICT STATE SENATOR: BACK THEN WE DIDN'T HAVE REPUBLICANS ON CITY COUNCIL, BACK THEN ELLIOT HAD THE SENATORSHIP AND TED HARRIS HAD THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES. AND THE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS, NO WAY. WHAT ABOUT TODAY? WHAT HAS THE POWER OF THE IDEA DONE NOW?))
SUPER=01-Steve Newman/(R) 23rd Dist. State Senator; :00
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=the idea done now?
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Bedford


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TAPE#95-84
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In Bedford County and City the voters said a resounding NO to consolidation.
Supporters of the referendum will now have to wait four years to try again.
And after early returns the Sheriff's race appeared to be decided.
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SUPER=03-Bedford Co.;


Mike Brown has been unofficially voted in as the new sheriff of Bedford County.
He says the nation wide trend of Republican popularity was part of his success.
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IN Q=Definitely I believe

((MIKE BROWN/SHERIFF ELECT: ))
SUPER=01-Mike Brown/Sheriff Elect;
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OUT Q=tote board now.
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Out going sheriff Carl Wells says after 30 plus years of campaigning it's nice to be a spectator.
He also say's his wife has plans for him.
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((CARL WELLS/RETIRING SHERIFF: ))
SUPER=01-Carl Wells/Retiring Sheriff;
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OUT Q=do well do.
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Once the results become official Mike Brown will take office on the first of January.
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There's more election news to come in the newscast,
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including reports from southside and the New River Valley.
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CLEMENT-KEEL


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=THa
TAPE#95-95
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Southside Delegate Whitt Clement has secured a win for the Democrats.
Teresa Hamilton has been following the 20-th District race and joins us from our Danville newsroom.
SUPER=@Teresa1;


Keith, Whitt Clement held onto the lead early and carried that lead throughout the night.
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((DEL. WHITT CLEMENT/D-DANVILLE:I'M VERY HAPPY ABOUT THE ELECTION, I THINK IT INDICATED THAT PEOPLE IN SOUTHSIDE VIRGINIA CERTAINLY THINK WE'RE ON THE RIGHT PATH AND I ALSO THINK IT SENDS A MESSAGE THAT NEGATIVE CAMPAIGNING DOESN'T WORK. ))
SUPER=@Clement;
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OUT Q=doesn't work.
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The 20- th District race has been one of the most closely watched.
Until, Republican Nancy Keel came along, Clement had run un- opposed for the past eight years.
Clement defeated Keel, but the home schooling advocate and Governor Allen supporter says she's still proud of her effort.
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IN Q=I'm happy

((NANCY KEEL:I'M HAPPY I'VE DONE AS WELL AS I HAVE I HAD EXPECTED A LITTLE MORE THAN I ACTUALLY HAD IN THE VOTING RECORD, BUT NEVERTHELESS I'VE RUN A GOOD RACE. ))
SUPER=07-Nancy Keel;
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OUT Q=good race.
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And, Keith, Keel says she's definitely not ruled out another run in politics. double box tha/keith



Hawkins-Glaise


ANCHOR=Teresa
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=THA
TAPE#95-96
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In Southside, a veteran lawmaker tonight secured a win for Republicans.
Charlie Hawkins is no stranger to politics.
He's served in the Virginia legislature for 14- years.
But he wasn't taking anything for granted with this race.
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((SEN. CHARLES HAWKINS/R-CHATHAM: I HAVE WORKED HARD FOR FOUR YEARS TRYING TO PROVE THAT I AM UP TO THE JOB, AND THIS I THINK GIVES ME THIS APPROVAL. ))
SUPER=@Hawkins;
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Hawkins is a small businessman in Chatham.
But he says he won't be taking anytime off in the near future.
Hawkins' challenger, Joyce Glaise, isn't taking any time off either.
Surrounded by supporters, the Danville City Councilwoman said isn't bitter, she's looking forward to the future.
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((JOYCE GLAISE: WE'RE NOT GOING TO LET THIS UNITY STOP RIGHT HERE, WE'RE GOING TO KEEP ON MOVING FORWARD, WE'RE GOING TO KEEP ON WORKING. ))
SUPER=07-Joyce Glaise;
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OUT Q=keep on working. sound of clapping.


And, keeping with that spirit, Glaise would only say she isn't ruling out another run for public office.
LIVE=Teresa

Teresa toss to Jean

Cupp-Marye


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tal
TAPE#95-100
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It appears Senator Madison Marye is on his way back to Richmond.
The Democrat from Shawsville was challenged by Blacksburg realtor Pat Cupp.
Tracy Altizer has been following that race and joins us with more now from our news room in Blacksburg.
TALENT=@Tracy1;

Keith, Cupp says he's proud of the race he ran, and that he knew going in the 22- year incumbent would be tough to beat.
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Hunting-Ax


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WRITER=jmc
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A hunter from Buchanan County was shot and killed today in Giles County.
Authorities say 19- year- old Tommy Leon Hale was hunting with his cousin this morning in the Stony Creek area.
The cousin apparently mistook Hale for a deer and accidentally shot him with a muzzle-loader.
No charges have been filed.
Hale was NOT wearing blaze orange; it's not required during muzzle-loading season.

Strickler


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#95-87
GRAPHIC=Strickler


A federal judge has halted Thursday's execution of Tommy Strickler.
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SUPER=@File;


In staying the execution, the judge appointed Strickler a new attorney and gave him 20 days to file his appeal to a federal court.
Strickler was sentenced to death for the 1990 rape and murder of J-M-U student Leanne Whitlock.
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Coming up next on our broadcast, NASA reveals the cause of an experimental plane crash,
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and security and tensions are high as an American soldier confesses to raping a 12-year old girl in Okinawa.
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Japan-Rape


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=jja
TAPE#Net A
GRAPHIC=NONE


An American Serviceman today pleaded guilty to raping a 12 year old Japanese girl.
Two others said they helped plan the assault.
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But the families of the three insist their sons are innocent and say the confessions were coerced.
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((BARBARA CANNON/SERVICEMAN'S MOTHER: MY SON IS INNOCENT HE SAYS HE IS AND I BELIEVE HIM. I DON'T BELIEVE HE IS CAPABLE OF COMMITTING ANY TYPE OF CRIME.)) 15:06:34 ((ESTHER GILL/SERVICEMAN'S MOTHER: AT THIS VERY MOMENT I AM MORE PROUD OF HIM THAT EVER, BECAUSE OF THE COURAGE IT HAS TAKEN TO ADMIT TO SOMETHING THAT DEEP IN YOUR HEART YOU KNOW THAT YOU DID NOT DO. THAT TAKES COURAGE TO DO THAT.))
SUPER=01-Barbara Cannon/Serviceman's Mother; 00
SUPER=01-Esther Gill/Serviceman's Mother; (09)
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OUT Q=courage to do that."
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The men were ushered from prison to court behind riot shields today-
Three judges will decide their fate.
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((NICHOLAS BURNS/STATE DEPARTMENT SPOKESMAN: THE UNITED STATES IS CONFIDENT THAT THE TRIAL WILL BE CARRIED OUT IN A FULL AND FAIR WAY.))
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The trial will not take place until December at the earliest.
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Plane-Crash


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=jja
TAPE#Net C
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A report released today on
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SUPER=03-Edwards, CA/January 19;


this plane crash caught on video tape.
NASA says ice buildup caused false instrument readings on the experimental X-31 jet-
That misled the on board computer, sending the plane out of control.
The plane was en route back from a 43 minute test flight when it crashed.
The pilot ejected safely.
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S-Express


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#==ICE-95
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The 6 and 5 Roanoke Express hosted the South Carolina Stingrays in an East Division battle over at the Round House last night.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke/Stingrays vs. Express; :00


Express head coach Frank Anzalone was his usual intense self as his team took the hard water against the 3-6 and 1 Stingrays.
After a quick Roanoke goal; South Carolina evened the count on this tally off the stick of Tom Menicci in the first period.
Roanoke needed a spark. Jason Clarke provided it with some hard hits like this one that knocks the Stingray player off his skates.
Then it was goal time for the Express. Dave Holum scores off the pass from Jeff Jestadt and the lead was again at a goal, in favor of Roanoke 2-1.
SUPER=34-Roanoke/==6/South Carolina/==3;

The Express poured it on in the second period, watch this goal by Craig Herr in slow motion. The puck gets under the Stingray goalies legs, Roanoke improves to 7 and 5 with the 6-3 win.
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S-Manager


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S5-21
GRAPHIC=MAJOR LEAGUES


The baseball writers of America have overlooked the obvious and picked an overachiever as manager of the year for the second straight day.
Monday night Seattle's Lou Piniella beat Mike Hargrove for the American League honor
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SUPER=04-MLB;

and last night Don Baylor, who guided the Colorado Rockies to the playoffs in just their third year of existence get the 1995 Award.
Davey Johnson was second in the balloting with the Atlanta Braves' Bobby Cox finishing a distant third.
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S-Tech


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=TF95-1
GRAPHIC=Tech football


Last Saturday against Syracuse, Tech quarterback Jim Druckenmiller kept his head but lost his helmet.
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After the Hokies win over Syracuse was in the bag and Druckenmiller had turned into a cheerleader on the sideline, someone stole his helmet right out from under his arm. After the game he issued this plea on News 7.
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((JIM DRUCKENMILLER/VA. TECH QUARTERBACK:))
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The plea apparently did not go unheard, as one overzealous, but eventually rational and apologetic fan decided to give back the hat Sunday afternoon.
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S-Army


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S5-23
GRAPHIC=COLLEGE FOOTBALL


While Jim's helmet is safely back home, college football now has another problem.
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SUPER=03-Annapolis, MD; :00


Three of the Naval Academy's beloved goat mascots have been stolen off of this Maryland farm by Army cadets who staged a predawn raid and cut their way through this fence.
All this despite a Pentagon ordered halt five years ago to these mascot shenanigans.
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((LT. BILL MCKINNEY/NAVY GOAT HANDLER:))
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S-Snow


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S5-22
GRAPHIC=7 sports


And finally, if ballroom dancing can get a shot at the Summer games next year in Atlanta, why not
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SUPER=03-Hot Springs; :00


Why not give Snowboarding a shot at the Winter games in 1998 in Japan. Olympic officials will vote on the sport next week, and International Olympic Committee officials will vote on it's acceptance next month.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=none


That's it for the election night two minute sports ticker. but New 7 continues with Jean Jadhon, in just in minute after this quick break. GO TO BREAK

Jefferson-Club


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=lbe
TAPE# 95-86
GRAPHIC=NONE


One of downtown Roanoke's loftier eating establishments is closing its doors.
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On December 23rd the Jefferson Club will shut down.
The club says it has lost members because of changes in the tax laws regarding business lunches and club dues.
The company managing the property says there are no immediate plans for it,
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=NONE

at this time, but it does have some prospects.