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headlines

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=mel
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VO-NAT


In Japan, an American sailor pleaded guilty today to raping a 12-year-old Okinawa girL, two other servicemen pleaded guilty to lesser charges.
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ANCHOR=Melanie


And the polls are open in Virginia and the stage set for a possible G-O-P takeover of the General Assembly. wx-head
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live-head
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larry-Hello
SUPER=11-Roanoke;


Night-Before


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#95-92
GRAPHIC=Election 95


It's election day.
All 140 General Assembly seats are up for grabs, and for the first time since Reconstruction, the G-O-P could take control.
Last night some Republicans were out celebrating, while the Democrats spent the evening resting up.
But no matter how they spent their time, Kimberly McBroom reports both sides are predicting victory.
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IN Q=Many local Republicans
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Night; :00
SUPER=01-Sen. Brandon Bell/(R) State Senate Candidate; :07
SUPER=01-Jeff Artis/(R) House of Delegates Candidate; :19
SUPER=01-Newell Falkinburg/(R) House of Delegates Candidate; :32
SUPER=01-John Edwards/(D) State Senate Candidate; :51
SUPER=03-Vinton; 1:00
SUPER=@Cranwell; 1:09
SUPER=@Woodrum; 1:29
SUPER=@Kimberly2; 1:39
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OUT Q=McBroom, News 7


((Many local Republicans spent the night before elections-- wearing their party hats.
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SOT tape 1 7:27:34

((SEN. BRANDON BELL/R-STATE SENATE CANDIDATE: THIS IS A MATTER OF TELLING-- WE THANK THE VOLUNTEERS FOR WORKING SO HARD FOR CAUSES THAT WE CARE ABOUT VERY DEEPLY.))
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But Republicans say Tuesday night is when they're planning their real victory celebration.
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SOT tape 1 7:17:04

((JEFF ARTIS/R- HOUSE OF DELEGATES CANDIDATE: I THINK WE'RE GOING TO SUPRISE A WHOLE LOT OF PEOPLE. THERE'S AN ASSUMPTION OUT THERE THAT THE REPUBLICANS HAVE BEEN PLAYING DIRTY POLITICS-- THAT WE'RE NOT PRESENTING THE FACTS ACCURATELY. BUT I THINK THE PEOPLE UNDERSTAND WHAT WE'RE TRYING TO DO. ))
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SOT 7:04:01

((NEWELL FALKINBURG/R- HOUSE OF DELEGATES CANDIDATE: I THINK THAT THE FACT THAT THEY'RE A LITTLE BIT DOWN IN THE DUMPS-- AND I DON'T THINK THEY'RE VERY HAPPY-- AT LEAST MY SENSE WHEN I SPEAK TO THEM IS THAT THEY AREN'T HAPPY. I THINK THEY'RE VERY, VERY WORRIED AND RIGHTLY SO. ))
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But local democrats say that couldn't be further from the truth-- as some kept busy at their downtown headquarters.
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SOT 7:48:13 tape 2

((JOHN EDWARDS/D-STATE SENATE CANDIDATE: WE'RE GETTING GEARED UP. WE'RE GETTING THE SIGNS READY TO TAKE OUT TO THE POLLS. THE SAMPLE BALLOTTS-- WE'RE GETTING ORGANIZED AND I THINK EVERYBODY'S VERY EXCITED ABOUT HAVING A BIG VICTORY. ))
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The forecast is calling for a rainy Election Day-- but Delegate Dick Cranwell dismisses the theory that rain often brings a black cloud over democrats.
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SOT 8:20:10 tape 2

((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D- HOUSE OF DELEGATES CANDIDATE: I DON'T THINK THE WEATHER IS GOING TO HAVE ANY IMPACT ON THE OUTCOME OF WHAT HAPPENS TOMORROW. PEOLE IN VIRGINIA TAKE GOVERNMENT SERIOUSLY AND THEY TAKE VOTING SERIOUSLY.))
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And no matter where they spent the eve before elections-- both Democrats and Republicans agree that for the most part, the campaigning is over.
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SOT woodrum tape 6:30:48

((DEL. CHIP WOODRUM/D-HOUSE OF DELEGATES CANDIDATE: MERCIFULLY, THAT'S THE WAY, DEMOCRACY WORKS. IT'S THEIR TURN. IF FEEL VERY GOOD AND VERY CONFIDENT ABOUT THE RACE, BUT NOW'S THE TIME FOR THE PEOPLE TO SPEAK AND IT'S TIME FOR US TO BE QUIET. ))
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And come Tuesday-- time for the voters to have the last word. Kimberly McBroom, News 7. ))

Polls


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=Election 95


Polls have just opened across the state.
More than three-MILLION people are eligible to vote in Virginia.
About half of those are expected to turn out for today's election.
Doublebox=mel/beth


Beth Myer is in Vinton, at William Byrd High School.
Beth, have voters started showing up this early?
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LIVE=beth/full
SUPER=@Beth1;
SUPER=05-Vinton;
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Cobbs-Bryant


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#95-89
GRAPHIC=Election '95


It was a hectic final day of campaigning in the Lynchburg area for Republican House candidate Preston Bryant and his Democratic opponent Gil Cobbs.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Amherst Co./Yesterday;


Both campaigns found themselves within shouting distance of each other on Colony Road in Madison Heights.
Cobbs and Bryant supporters spent about an hour greeting state employees on their way in and out of the Central Virginia Training Center.
Both say they're confident about their chances today.
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SOT 15:15:21
IN Q=I believe

((GIL COBBS/D- HOUSE OF DELEGATES CANDIDATE: I BELIEVE THAT WE'RE GOING TO BE VICTORIOUS TOMORROW WITH A COMFORTABLE MARGIN. WE'VE WORKED HARD, I THINK PEOPLE KNOW THAT I MEAN WHAT I SAY, I'M NOT GOING TO FORGET THEIR INTERESTS WHEN I GO TO RICHMOND.)) ((PRESTON BRYANT/R- HOUSE OF DELEGATES CANDIDATE: I FEEL LIKE IT'S GOING TO BE A HIGH- SPIRITED FINAL DAY. I THINK WE REALLY NEED TO GET OUR CONSERVATIVE BASE OUT, I THINK IT'S GOING TO BE CLOSE, BUT THIS IS A GOOD DISTRICT FOR REPUBLICANS.))
SUPER=01-Gil Cobbs/(D) House of Delegates Candidate; :00
SUPER=01-Preston Bryant/(R) House of Delegates Candidate; :12
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OUT Q=district for Republicans.
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VO-NAT


Bryant and Cobbs hope to fill the House seat being vacated by Republican Steve Newman, who's running for the Virginia Senate.
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1-Sports


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


On a snowy night some eleven years ago the Baltimore Colts piled into moving vans and snuck out of town.
Well, football returned to Baltimore yesterday with the announcement that the Cleveland Browns were moving in, in time for next season.
Mike Stevens has the details in sports.
Good morning Mike.
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SOT
IN Q=and good
RUNS=1:36
OUT Q=little bit

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One-Larry


ANCHOR=Larry
NEWSCAST=Mornin'
WRITER=ldo
CHROMAKEY=Live/Microwave
GRAPHIC=none



(Live Interview)



SUPER=15-Larry Dowdy;
SUPER=11-Roanoke;



SUPER=13-Vicki Gardner/Lighting Design Center;



SUPER=11-Roanoke;



(Larry does short weather & toss to bump)


Japan-Rape


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=none


In Japan, a U-S sailor pleaded guilty today to raping a twelve- year- old girl.
Two marines also admitted to helping plan the attack.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Okinawa, Japan;


The rape case has triggered outrage among the Japanese, and renewed the debate over whether U-S troops should be stationed in Okinawa.
The three servicemen could be sentenced to life in prison.
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WIPE/WIPE/WIPE

Boston-shooting


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=mel
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=wipe wipe wipe
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Charlestown, MA/Yesterday;


Boston police are still not sure of a motive in yesterday's lunch-time shoot-out at the 99 Restaurant and Pub in Charlestown.
Four men died after two gunmen opened fire at one of the booths.
Two plainclothes officers nabbed the suspects.
Some speculate it was an organized crime "hit".
Police say if it was, it was a very sloppy one.
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Rabin


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=clinton


President Clinton is back in Washington this morning, following his trip to Israel for the funeral of
SS=rabin

slain Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Los Angeles/Last Night;


Meantime Jews and non-Jews around the world continue to mourn his death.
In Los Angeles thousands attended a candle-light service last night in memory of Rabin.
SUPER=03-Tel Aviv;


In Tel Aviv a huge crowd gathered outside Rabin's home for a candle-light vigil.
Mrs. Rabin told the mourners she hoped her husband's death would strengthen the peace process.
And Israel's acting prime minister has vowed to continue Rabin's work toward peace.
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IN Q=

((SHIMON PERES/ACTING PRIME MINISTER;THERE IS NO ROOM FOR A VOID IN NATURE, IF ISRAEL DISAPPEARS, I WILL DISAPPEAR, THE ROAD WILL NOT BE STOPPED, WE WERE INSTRUMENTS OF HISTORY - RABIN WAS A CREATION OF HISTORY AND A CREATOR OF HISTORY, FOR A WHILE THAT HISTORY WILL GO ON WITH CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN AND MAYBE THEY ARE GREATER AND BETTER THAN WE ARE. ))
SUPER=01-Shimon Peres/Acting Prime Minister;
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OUT Q=better than we are.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=none


Peres says that Israel's withdrawal from the West Bank, suspended for the funeral, will resume today.

Local-Rabin


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#95-76
GRAPHIC=Rabin


Roanoke's Beth Israel Synagogue dedicated yesterday morning's service to honor the slain leader.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday;


People prayed for continued progress toward peace in the Middle East and said special prayers for Rabin.
During a discussion the congregation shared how they believe the assassination was a political, not a theological event.
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((NATALIE SHEFFLER: IT SEEMED THAT BECAUSE OF THE LAST COUPLE OF YEARS ESPECIALLY POLITICAL BY RIGHT WING POLITICIANS AND RELIGIOUS GROUPS AS FAR AS LAND IS CONCERNED. IT HAD BECOME A MAJOR POLITICAL ISSUE. A MAN KILLING SOMEONE TO CHANGE A POLITICAL PROCESS.)) ((RABBI JEROME FOX/BETH ISRAEL SYNAGOGUE: TO LOSE A PRIME MINISTER A MAN OF SUCH STATURE, WHEN HE WAS ALMOST ACHIEVING HIS DREAM IS A TERRIBLE BLOW TO ISRAEL AND THE JEWISH COMMUNITIES AROUND THE WORLD.))
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SUPER=01-Rabbi Jerome Fox/Beth Israel Synagogue;:26
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OUT Q=around the world.
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VO-NAT


Rabbi Fox says it's difficult for the Jewish community to deal with the fact that a Jewish man shot Prime Minister Rabin.
He says for two thousand years assassinations have not been a part of Israeli life and that is probably why security around Rabin was not tight.
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2-scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=nfl logo


Time now for sports, and a look at Monday Night football --
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Dallas, TX/NFL - ABC;


The Dallas Cowboys improved to an N-F-C best 8-and-1 as they smashed the Philadelphia Eagles.
Emmitt Smith led with 158 yards rushing and two touchdowns.
For that score and others, let's go to the scoreboards.
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SUPER=100-Dallas/=34/Philadelphia/=12;



SUPER=96-Orlando/105/Washington/=95//Utah/105/Atlanta/=96;



SUPER=103-NY Rangers/==4/Calgary/==2;




Two-Larry


ANCHOR=Larry
NEWSCAST=Mornin'
WRITER=ldo
CHROMAKEY=Live/Microwave
GRAPHIC=none



(Live Interview)



SUPER=15-Larry Dowdy;
SUPER=11-Roanoke;



SUPER=13-Don Tingler/Lighting Design Center;



SUPER=11-Roanoke;



(Toss to Melanie)


2HEADLINES


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#
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Here's a look at what's happening today.
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VO-NAT


The polls are open in Virginia with voters deciding who will fill all 140 seats in the General Assembly.
Republicans are seeking to take control for the first time since reconstruction.
Beth Myer will have a live report from the polls.
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VO-NAT


Governor Allen spent yesterday making a series of campaign stops for Republican candidates.
He also criticized democratic contributions he claims were made with Libyan money.
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And that's what's making news on this Tuesday, November 7th.
Stick around, News 7 Mornin' will be right back. larry-Hello
SUPER=11-Roanoke;


Monday-Night


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#95-92
GRAPHIC=Election 95


The polls are open this morning with voters statewide choosing members of the House of Delegates and state Senate, as well as voting on local representatives and issues.
Republicans are seeking to take control one or both houses of the General Assembly for the first time since Reconstruction.
But as Kimberly McBroom reports, both the G-O-P and the Democrats are predicting victory.
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SOT
IN Q=Many local Republicans
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Night; :00
SUPER=01-Sen. Brandon Bell/(R) State Senate Candidate; :07
SUPER=01-Jeff Artis/(R) House of Delegates Candidate; :19
SUPER=01-Newell Falkinburg/(R) House of Delegates Candidate; :32
SUPER=01-John Edwards/(D) State Senate Candidate; :51
SUPER=03-Vinton; 1:00
SUPER=@Cranwell; 1:09
SUPER=@Woodrum; 1:29
SUPER=@Kimberly2; 1:39
RUNS=1:44
OUT Q=McBroom, News 7


((Many local Republicans spent the night before elections-- wearing their party hats.
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SOT tape 1 7:27:34

((SEN. BRANDON BELL/R-STATE SENATE CANDIDATE: THIS IS A MATTER OF TELLING-- WE THANK THE VOLUNTEERS FOR WORKING SO HARD FOR CAUSES THAT WE CARE ABOUT VERY DEEPLY.))
RUNS=:07


But Republicans say Tuesday night is when they're planning their real victory celebration.
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SOT tape 1 7:17:04

((JEFF ARTIS/R- HOUSE OF DELEGATES CANDIDATE: I THINK WE'RE GOING TO SUPRISE A WHOLE LOT OF PEOPLE. THERE'S AN ASSUMPTION OUT THERE THAT THE REPUBLICANS HAVE BEEN PLAYING DIRTY POLITICS-- THAT WE'RE NOT PRESENTING THE FACTS ACCURATELY. BUT I THINK THE PEOPLE UNDERSTAND WHAT WE'RE TRYING TO DO. ))
RUNS=:13
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SOT 7:04:01

((NEWELL FALKINBURG/R- HOUSE OF DELEGATES CANDIDATE: I THINK THAT THE FACT THAT THEY'RE A LITTLE BIT DOWN IN THE DUMPS-- AND I DON'T THINK THEY'RE VERY HAPPY-- AT LEAST MY SENSE WHEN I SPEAK TO THEM IS THAT THEY AREN'T HAPPY. I THINK THEY'RE VERY, VERY WORRIED AND RIGHTLY SO. ))
RUNS=:12


But local democrats say that couldn't be further from the truth-- as some kept busy at their downtown headquarters.
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SOT 7:48:13 tape 2

((JOHN EDWARDS/D-STATE SENATE CANDIDATE: WE'RE GETTING GEARED UP. WE'RE GETTING THE SIGNS READY TO TAKE OUT TO THE POLLS. THE SAMPLE BALLOTTS-- WE'RE GETTING ORGANIZED AND I THINK EVERYBODY'S VERY EXCITED ABOUT HAVING A BIG VICTORY. ))
RUNS=:09


The forecast is calling for a rainy Election Day-- but Delegate Dick Cranwell dismisses the theory that rain often brings a black cloud over democrats.
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SOT 8:20:10 tape 2

((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D- HOUSE OF DELEGATES CANDIDATE: I DON'T THINK THE WEATHER IS GOING TO HAVE ANY IMPACT ON THE OUTCOME OF WHAT HAPPENS TOMORROW. PEOLE IN VIRGINIA TAKE GOVERNMENT SERIOUSLY AND THEY TAKE VOTING SERIOUSLY.))
RUNS=:10


And no matter where they spent the eve before elections-- both Democrats and Republicans agree that for the most part, the campaigning is over.
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SOT woodrum tape 6:30:48

((DEL. CHIP WOODRUM/D-HOUSE OF DELEGATES CANDIDATE: MERCIFULLY, THAT'S THE WAY, DEMOCRACY WORKS. IT'S THEIR TURN. IF FEEL VERY GOOD AND VERY CONFIDENT ABOUT THE RACE, BUT NOW'S THE TIME FOR THE PEOPLE TO SPEAK AND IT'S TIME FOR US TO BE QUIET. ))
RUNS=:09


And come Tuesday-- time for the voters to have the last word. Kimberly McBroom, News 7. ))

Voting


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=Election 95


As we mentioned, voters are heading to the polls at this hour.
Today's election is expected to draw a good number of people to the polls.
Political analysts say 39 races are too close to predict.
doublebox=mel/beth


Beth Myer is at the polls at William Byrd High School.
Beth, how has it been going so far?
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LIVE=beth/full
SUPER=@Beth1;
SUPER=05-Vinton;
(beth ad lib)
SUPER=01-Ray Sarver/Volunteer;



Campaign-Money


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE# 95-81
GRAPHIC=Election '95


And while the eyes of the nation are focused on Virginia, so is a lot of its money.
Campaign contributions are at an all time high.
Ellen Qualls has that story.
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SOT
IN Q=The last thought
SUPER=@file; :00
SUPER=01-Larry Sabato/UVA Political Analyst; :15
SUPER=03-Smithfield; :32
SUPER=@Ellen1; 1:07
RUNS=1:20
OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.

(( The last thought George Allen would like to leave you with is Tamoil.
That's a New York oil broker that admits previous ties to the Libyan government -- and is helping fund Democratic ads like this with a hundred thousand dollars of possibly terrorist linked money.
SOT 15:02:16

((LARRY SABATO/UVA POLITICAL ANALYST: IN VIRGINIA, YOU HAVE A WILD WEST SYSTEM OF CAMPAIGN FINANCE WHERE ANYTHING GOES. THERE ARE NO LIMITS. WE'VE HAD GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATES IN THE PAST WHO'VE TAKEN UP TO A HALF A MILLION DOLLARS FROM A SINGLE PERSON. AND IT'S NOT GOING TO CHANGE BECAUSE IT SUITS THE POLITICIANS WELL.))
RUNS=:17


On the other side of the fence: Smithfield Foods.
The company is under state and federal investigation for a dizzying number of recent pollution violations.
Governor Allen's PAC has taken 125- thousand dollars in pork packing money.
Sabato says it's wrong.
But legal in Virginia.
sot 15:02:39

((LARRY SABATO/UVA POLITICAL ANALYST: WHAT I FIND INCREDIBLE ABOUT VIRGINIA, AND I'VE BEEN WATCHING IT FOR 25 YEARS, IS THAT PEOPLE DO NOT DEMAND THE OBVIOUS. THEY DO NOT DEMAND A CHANGE IN WHAT IS PERCEPTIVELY A CORRUPT SYSTEM.))
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sot standup 15;41:27

((AS PUBLIC AWARENESS OF WHO PAYS FOR CAMPAIGNS AND WHO BENEFITS INCREASES, LET THERE BE NO DOUBT, SO DOES THE MONEY. THIS WILL HAVE BEEN BY FAR THE MOST EXPENSIVE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS IN VIRGINIA HISTORY. ELLEN QUALLS, NEWS 7, RICHMOND.))
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))

Allen-Gilmore


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=jda
TAPE# 95-85
GRAPHIC=REPUBLICANS


State Republicans have faced weeks of criticism for accepting the Smithfield donation.
With the news that Democrats had their own questionable contribution, Governor Allen returned fire yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday;


The governor rallied support for Republican candidates during a state tour.
In Roanoke, he told reporters the contribution from TAM-OIL should raise concern among Virginia voters.
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SOT
IN Q=I don't believe

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: I DON'T CARE TO AND I DON'T THINK MOST VIRGINIANS WANT LIBYAN MONEY OR THE CLINTON ADMINISTRATION SOMEHOW INFLUENCING ELECTIONS HERE. THESE ELECTIONS ARE TO BE DETERMINED BY VIRGINIANS. THE DEMOCRATS ARE DESPERATE. THEY'LL GET MONEY WHEREVER THEY CAN I RECKON.))
SUPER=@Allen;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=wherever they can I reckon.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=Democrats


State democrats say the implication that they accepted terrorist money is "hogwash."
A Democratic spokesman says the latest criticism is a smokescreen for the G-O-P's contribution from Smithfield Foods.

Beyer


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=kmc
TAPE# 95-86
GRAPHIC=Hold Democrats


Meanwhile former Democratic party chairman Mark Warner says today's election may be the most important one in state history.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Arlington/Yesterday;


Before a rally in Arlington, Warner predicted a Democratic victory in the General Assembly elections.
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SOT 15:48:00
IN Q=The truth is

((MARK WARNER/FORMER VA. DEMOCRATIC PARTY CHAIRMAN: THE TRUTH IS, WITH US, NO MATTER WHAT THE OTHER SIDE DOES WITH THOSE SCURRULOUS LIES AND RHETORIC AND LIARS AND EVERYTHING ELSE OUT THERE-- THE TRUTH WILL COME OUT IF WE GET OUR VOTE OUT THERE TOMORROW. ))
SUPER=01-Mark Warner/Former Va. Dem. Party Chmn.;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=out there tomorrow.
TALENT=Melanie
SS=HOLD Dems


Senator Chuck Robb says this election resembles last year's-- saying victory will depend on strong Democratic turnout in Northern Virginia.

3-Sports


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


In sports, Mike Stevens takes a look at girls' high school hoop action, plus chats with an E-S-P-N notable about U-V-A's win over the Seminoles.
Good morning Mike.
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IN Q=howdy once
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OUT Q=get out and vote

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Birthdays
TALENT=Larry
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IN Q=(nat sot music)
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OUT Q=BACK to you (music under)



Three-Larry


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



SUPER=15-Larry Dowdy;
SUPER=11-Roanoke;



SUPER=13-Don Tingler/Lighting Design Center;



(Roll cue:) Science Museum of Western Virginia presents nationally known

children's musician & performer Bill Shontz.
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SOT
IN Q=(Nat So...singing)
SUPER=12-Roanoke Co.; :00
SUPER=13-Bill Shontz/Musician; :25
RUNS=1:26
OUT Q=News 7 Mornin.

((From singing about Pelicans named Will, to his wide range of musical styles, Bill Shontz is visiting schools--like Penn Forest--delighting the young and young at heart. ((BILL SHONTZ/MUSICIAN: IT'S MOSTLY FUN AND THE EMPHASIS IS ON HAVING A GOOD TIME. SO THAT THE HOLE IN THE OZONE SONG COMES OUT TO BE A REALLY COOL ROCK AND ROLL SONG THAT EVERYBODY IS DANCING THEIR BRAINS OUT TOO.))
Shontz's Green Up Show captures the youngsters while teaching them about the earth, our planet, and taking care of it.
You can catch Bill Shontz's performance of "Animal Tales", a family concert, at Mill Mountain Theatres', Center in the Square-Downtown, Saturday at 2:30P.
We'll be back with more News 7 Mornin'.))
(Tape tosses to bump)


Election-Day


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=Election 95


Today is election day.
All 140 General Assembly seats are up for grabs, and for the first time since Reconstruction, the G-O-P could take control.
The race has peaked voter interest.
Voter registrars estimate turnout today could be as high as 55 or 60 percent.
double box=mel/Beth


Beth Myer is at the polls at William Byrd High School.
Does the weather seem to be keeping people away?
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LIVE=beth/full
SUPER=@Beth1;
SUPER=05-Vinton;
(beth ad lib)
SUPER=01-Fred Anderson/Roanoke Co. Treasurer;


4-scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=cro
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=


It was an election-eve victory for the Dallas Cowboys...
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Dallas, TX/NFL - ABC;


Last night the Cowboys improved to an N-F-C best 8-and-1 when they smashed the Philadelphia Eagles.
Emmitt Smith led his team with 158 yards rushing and two touchdowns.
For that score and others, let's go to the scoreboards.
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SUPER=#C-200;
SUPER=100-Dallas/=34/Philadelphia/=12;



SUPER=96-Orlando/105/Washington/=95//Utah/105/Atlanta/=96;



SUPER=103-NY Rangers/==4/Calgary/==2;