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1-News-head

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VO-NAT


One down, one to go.
With a second snowstorm poised on the border, we'll look at the problems a double whammy could cause.
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ANCHOR=Keith


And the latest on backroom interparty squabbles in Richmond- -in a report from Ellen Qualls.

sports-head


ANCHOR=steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=none


In sports, we will hear from Jimmy Johnson; the new skipper of the Miami Dolphins, dan marino reacts to his appointment,
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VO-NAT


and Mike Stevens visits with the the King on the 1996 NASCAR Media Tour.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
SS=None


The snow will come in quickly tonight and will be the wet, heavy variety. A doppler update is just moments away.

Wx-Check


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sly
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Snow Sequel


Good evening this is News 7 at Six. I'm Keith Humphry.
We barely got a break.
Another major snowstorm is about to pounce on us, less than a week after the pounding that left a record snowfall. Two Shot Keith and Robin on set
Robin Reed says it's a little late, but the storm is still headed this a way.
ANCHOR=Robin
SUPER=@Robin1;
(Robin Ad Lib)



**WXALERT/FULL= STORM WATCH
LIVELINE/FULL= STORM POSITION/ZOOM


Two Shot Keith and Robin on set
(Robin) And once again watch for the complete list of school closings--we'll

run Schoolwatch during the C-B-S Evening News, right after the newscast.

(Robin Ad Lib toss back to Keith)


Storm-Prep


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#95-104
GRAPHIC=Snow Sequel


Today, Roanoke city officials urged residents to prepare for the possibility of outages, if heavy snow and ice bring down power lines.
And while we're still digging out from under the first storm,
DOUBLE BOX=Keith and Joe


Joe Dashiell reports the next one may pose a different danger.
LIVE=Joe Full/Microwave
SUPER=@Joe1;
SUPER=05-Roanoke;


That's right Keith, we haven't even dealt with the leftovers from last weekend's storm, but tonight the concern is not just for the ice under foot, but the snow over our heads.
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IN Q=Fresh from their first scrape
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=07-Richard Ferron; :06
SUPER=01-Ron Miller/Roanoke Building Commissioner; :30
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OUT Q=experience some problems.



LIVE=Joe Full/Microwave
SUPER=05-Roanoke;

(AD LIB)
DOUBLE BOXES=Keith and Joe

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Power-Preps


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#95-107
GRAPHIC=AEP


As this latest winter storm approaches, American Electric Power has beefed up its night shift and is preparing for the worst--possible widespread power outages.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


Company officials say the predicted bad weather is of special concern this time around.
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10 08 36 00 - 10 08 54 00
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((BARRY SNODGRASS/AEP REGION MANAGER: THE ONE WE WORRY ABOUT THE MOST IS FREEZING RAIN. IT CREATES THE MOST DAMAGE. HEAVY SNOW IS THE SECOND WORST. HIGH WINDS, THE THIRD.))
SUPER=01-Barry Snodgrass/AEP Region Manager;
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OUT Q=the third.
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VO-NAT


Snodgrass says extra workers will be on stand-by tonight. Many will stay in local motels and some will be stationed at difficult locations like Bent Mountain, so they can respond to any reported power outages as quickly as possible.
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Supermarkets


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE#95-103
GRAPHIC=Snowbound '96


If you haven't stocked up on groceries by now, you're likely to be in a bind.
We're talking lots of bare shelves and long lines at just about every store in the area.
Double Boxes=Keith and Tracy/Microwave


Tracy Altizer joins us from Wade's Supermarket in Blacksburg with more on that situation.
Live=Tracy Full/Microwave
SUPER=@Tracy1;
SUPER=05-Blacksburg;


All I can say is it's a zoo out there. And if you're still in need of the essentials, good luck finding any now.
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SUPER=01-Blacksburg; 00
SUPER=01-Ricky Hodge/Merita Delivery Driver; :09
SUPER=01-Greg Wade/Wade's Supermarkets; :30
SUPER=01-Rachel Katz/Virginia Tech Student; :46
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OUT Q=right now.


Here at Wade's in the Blacksburg Shopping Center, the Merita Bread delivery man had a hard time getting his loaves TO the shelves, much less ON them.
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SOT 15:43:22

((RICKY HODGE/MERITA DELIVERY DRIVER: YO GET MOBBED ALL THE WAY BACK TO THE RACK. YOU LOSE ABOUT HALF YOUR LOAD BEFORE YOU GET BACK THERE. ))
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Deliveries of just about everything are way behind from the first snowstorm, leaving supermarkets frantic in their efforts to feed the masses.
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SOT 15:15:42

((GREG WADE/WADE'S SUPERMARKETS: THE LAST COUPLE OF DAYS WE'RE PROBABLY TWO OR THREE TIMES OVER NORMAL PROJECTIONS, WHICH THROWS US INTO A BIND. AND THEN TO HAVE THE TRUCKS COMING IN LATE ON TOP OF THAT, WE'RE DOING ALL WE CAN TO KEEP UP.))
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Essentials such as bread and milk are in especially hot demand, but those shelves are pretty well cleared out.
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SOT 15:47:55

((QUESTION: ARE YOU FINDING WHAT YOU NEED? ABOUT HALF. ))
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It's the same story all over.
Take it from this Virginia Tech student who just returned to Blacksburg from Northern Virginia.
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SOT 15:53:38

((RACHAEL KATZ/VIRGINIA TECH STUDENT: WE SHOPPED AT GIANT AT HOME AND THEY WERE OUT OF BREAD AND MEAT. WE'RE JUST HOPING FOR ANYTHING RIGHT NOW. ))
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SUPER=05-Roanoke;
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Double Boxes=Keith and Tracy
(Tracy ad lib toss back to Keith

QUESTION: Tracy, I understand some local governments there have some special requests of their citizens tonight?)
Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE
Still to come on News 7 at 6---the latest on the power-sharing struggle in

Richmond as the General Assembly TRIES to get down to business.
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VO-NAT


and a little later--officials at Southern Virginia College make a painful decision.
The financially-strapped women's college is closing its doors.
We'll have details on that story and more--stay with us.

XGR


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=EQU
TAPE#95-105
GRAPHIC=Session '96


In its second day of the 1996 session, Virginia's Senate has done more inter- party dealmaking than it may have done for decades.
Almost all behind closed doors.
Some call it progress.
Some call it gridlock.
Let's see what Ellen Qualls calls it.
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SUPER=03-Richmond/Last Night; :00
SUPER=@Allen; :06
SUPER=01-Del. Tom Moss/(D) Speaker of the House; :19
SUPER=01-Sen. Louise Lucas/(D) Portsmouth; :39
SUPER=@Trumbo; 1:05
SUPER=@Ellen1; 1:23
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OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.


(( The Governor did HIS part, infusing the State Capitol with a swell of bi- partisan camraderie.
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runs=:10


But in the harsh light of the morning, the House got tired of waiting on the wheeling and dealing in the Senate.
sot 12:25:31 WALDO

((DEL. TOM MOSS: I'M SORRY THAT WE HAVE NO OTHER CHOICE UNDER THE CIRCUMSTANCES. SINCE WE ARE NOT UNFORTUNATELY A UNICAMERAL FORM OF GOVERNMENT.))
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Halifax County's Senator took shots at her western neighbor and fellow Democrat Virgil Goode, whom she'd called "crazy" earlier in the week for demanding Republicans be given equal power in the 20- 20 Senate.
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((SEN. LOUISE LUCAS: ONCE YOU ALLOW THE KIND OF DEFECTION...THAT'S BAD.))
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But Botetourt Senator Bo Trumbo says it's all been good work behind the scenes.
SOT 02:05:55

((SEN. BO TRUMBO: YEAH THERE'S PERSONALITIES INVOLVED...NOT TOO LONG AGO I JUST HAD A DELEGATE TELL ME THAT I HAD SOLD OUT SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA BY SAYING I WOULDN'T BE ON FINANCE....ENTIRE GOOD OF THE ENTIRE COMMONWEALTH.))
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Democrats put Republican Trumbo on Finance in their proposal.
Republicans countered with Southside Republican Charles Hawkins.
Trumbo says it's not WHO gets what, but what KIND of lawmakers -- rural or urban -- get their hands on the brass ring of power.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

Saul


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#95-115
GRAPHIC=Murder


The Roanoke garage mechanic found beaten to death last week had apparently picked up his killer- -hitchhiking, only to be struck in the head and robbed of his wallet and car keys.
Chris Wilson's car was found a couple of days later- -100 yards from the suspect's home.
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Christopher James Saul was arrested, based on information from an informant who says Saul told him Wilson picked him up New Year's night
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./January 2

...that they went to General Imports on Brambleton Avenue where Saul allegedly admits he struck Wilson in the head with "some type of bar."
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=None


According to a search warrant affidavit, Saul tried to use Wilson's A-T-M card. The bank's security camera caught Saul and the informant at the A-T-M machine at 1:09 A-M, the affidavit says.
Police seized 18 items- -mostly shoes and clothing- -from Saul's apartment, hoping to find traces of the victim's blood.

Child-Support


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#95-111
GRAPHIC=None


Collecting child support from an unwilling parent is an uphill battle.
But child support advocates say parents who take their fight across state lines have an even tougher climb.
Teresa Hamilton has more in this report.
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IN Q=Diane Bowen
SUPER=03-Danville; :00
SUPER=01-Diane Bowen/Single Parent; :30
SUPER=03-Danville/Sept., 1995; :40
SUPER=@Teresa1; :54
SUPER=01-Jeff Cumbo/Child Support Advocate; 1:22
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OUT Q=Hamilton, News 7.


((Diane Bowen works part time--
But with two children-- money is tight.
Making ends meet could be easier, she says, if her estranged husband would pay the nearly 6- thousand dollars he owes in child support.
Diane says she's tracked him down, but she's in Danville-- he was in Roxboro, North Carolina.
Officials with the state Child Support Enforcement Agency confirm Diane's story.
Bottom line, she's frustrated by the lack of progress in finding her estranged husband.
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IN Q=He grew

((DIANE BOWEN/SINGLE PARENT: HE GREW UP DOWN THERE, THERE'S NOT A POLICE OFFICIAL DOWN THERE THAT DOESN'T KNOW HIM, SO I MEAN, HOW HARD CAN IT BE TO FIND ONE LITTLE PERSON. ))
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OUT Q=little person.


Ron Harris is a district Manager for Child Support Enforcement and handles cases like Diane Bowen's.
He spoke at a candle-light vigil held in Danville last fall to draw attention to the 400- thousand children in Virginia without child support. take su
Harris says interstate cases are some of the most difficult because no two states operate alike.
Sometimes he says, his agency's hands are simply tied.
To make matters worse, he says, his agency is understaffed-- for every case that's resolved there are two waiting in line. end su
Jeff Cumbo has stood in Diane Bowen's shoes.
He helped organize the vigil and today helps other parent.
He says if you're dealing with Child Support Enforcement, get to know your caseworker.
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IN Q=When I

((JEFF CUMBO/CHILD SUPPORT ADVOCATE: WHEN I PUT MY OWN FILE TOGETHER, I PUT PICTURES OF MY CHILDREN IN THE BEGINNING OF IT, SO WHENEVER I TALKED TO SOMEONE NEW, I PULL THESE PICTURES OUT AND I SAY THAT'S WHO WE'RE TALKING ABOUT. ))
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Cumbo says above all else, don't give up and make copies of all your files. Teresa Hamilton, News 7.))

Stocks


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sly
TAPE#=Stocks
GRAPHIC=NONE


Following big drops the last two days, the stock market advanced today.
The Dow was up 32 points.
NASDAQ rose nearly 21 points.
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SUPER=#D-69;


Southern-Virginia


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=spr
TAPE#95-113
GRAPHIC=None


Southern Virginia College in Buena Vista is closing its doors.
The Board of Trustees voted unanimously to cease all operations after the spring semester.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


Financial problems have been well documented at the all- women's junior college.
And last month the school lost it's accreditation.
Southern Virginia.. or Southern Seminary as it's formerly known.. has an enrollment of 165 students.
The college has been in existence for 129 years and is considered to have one of nation's top equestrian programs.
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Meals-Wheels


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=spr
TAPE#95-108
GRAPHIC=Snowbound '96


The League of Older Americans is giving people some food for thought.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Volunteers with four- wheel- drive vehicles are needed for the Meals on Wheels program.
About two- hundred fifty subscribers in Roanoke received food today.
But officials say more help is needed... especially with the threat of additional snow.
A number of first- time volunteers answered the call this morning.
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SOT 11:40:05
IN Q=I had many

((DEBBIE ZERWEKH/MEALS ON WHEELS VOLUNTEER: I HAD MANY ABLE BODY FRIENDS THAT WERE STUCK AND THOUGHT ABOUT ALL THESE PEOPLE OUT HERE THAT COULDN'T GET THEIR OWN FOOD. SO I DECIDED WHEN I HEARD THE CALL ON THE RADIO TO GO AHEAD AND GIVE IT A TRY. ))
SUPER=01-Debbie Zerwekh/Meals On Wheels Volunteer;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=give it a try
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VO-NAT


Meals on Wheels usually serves one meal- a- day.
But because of the weather, volunteers delivered three meals to each subscriber.
Anyone interested in donating their time and vehicle, should contact the League of Older Americans.
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Sports tease


ANCHOR=steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=none


Mike Stevens visits with King Richard Petty on the NASCAR Media Tour to talk about his improved Pontiac, highlights from Tech and UVa basketball games,
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and there is a new game in Miami under the direction of Jimmy Johnson.
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S-Johnson


ANCHOR=steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#==S5-28
GRAPHIC=Miami Dolphins


Around 4:30 this afternoon; The Miami Dolphins entered a new era. The team introduced Jimmy Johnson as only the team's second head football coach in nearly 3 decades.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Miami/Today; :00


The Dolphins called a news conference to make Johnson's appointment official. The former dallas coach signed a 4 year, 8 million dollar contract.
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(( ))
SUPER=01-Wayne Huizenga/Dolphins Owner; :00
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OUT Q=...has had
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VO-NAT(Con't)


Huizenga held up a picture of a bald Jimmy Johnson, insinuating that the new coach should be like the owner, but this is Jimmy's team.
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IN Q="we will

(( ))
SUPER=01-Jimmy Johnson/New Dolphins Head Coach; :00
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=..in the past"
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S-React


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S5-27
GRAPHIC=Miami Dolphins


The Dolphins two quarterbacks; Dan Marino and Bernie Kosar talked about Johnson's appointment on Miami radio today and seem positive about the decision.
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(( ))
SUPER=01-Dan Marino/Miami Starting Quarterback; :00
SUPER=01-Bernie Kosar/Dolphins Reserve QB; :15
RUNS=:28
OUT Q=...on Sunday's"
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S-Charlotte


ANCHOR=steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=R-31
GRAPHIC=1996 NASCAR Media Tour


Richard Petty and STP celebrate their 25th year of partnership this season. And the hopes are high for a great year in the tandem's silver anniversary.
MIke Stevens has more on the King, his health and what's ahead this season.
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SUPER=03-Level Cross, NC; :00
SUPER=01-Mark Haglund/President of STP; :16
SUPER=01-Richard Petty/Owner of STP Racing Team; :33
SUPER=@Mike1 1:06
RUNS=1:50
OUT Q=...News 7 sports"
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S-UVA


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=VB96-1
GRAPHIC=UVA


The Virginia mens basketball team heads into this Saturday's ACC game with Duke at U-Hall with a 6 and 5 record and only one conference win.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Clemson, SC/Last Night; :00


Despite a career high 39 points from guard Harold Deane, the Cavaliers lost to Clemson 89-79 last night at Little John Arena.
Curtis Staples scored 12 and Courtney Alexander also was in double figures; knocking down 10.
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