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ANCHOR=Keith

Coming up on NEWS 7 at SIX:
Reports of two small planes down--one at Roanoke Airport, the other goes down in Smith Mountain Lake.
Botetourt industrial development is "on a roll."
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And rail workers want you to get the message that crossing signals are there for a reason.
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Sports-Head
ANCHOR=Mike


Tonight in sports, former NASCAR crew chief Harry Hyde dies of a heart attack, Packers quarterback Brett Favre checks into a substance abuse program.
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And just when he reappeared on the NBA scene, Magic has disappeared again - announcing his retirement this afternoon.
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WX-Head
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As a cold high pressure system heads off the coast, a chilly southeast wind will push drizzle and rain our way Wednesday.

Lake-Plane


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Two small plane crashed late this afternoon, one in Roanoke, and one at Smith Mountain Lake.
In Roanoke, airport authorities say a small plane just a few minutes ago made a hard landing next to the old terminal. Everyone inside apparently got out safely.
At Smith Mountain Lake earlier this afternoon a small plane went down in the water.
Authorities say the pilot was able to swim to shore and has been rescued.
They believe she was the only person aboard.
The accident happened just before 5 o'clock, near the Smith Mountain Lake airport in Bedford County.
Witnesses say the plane is a Red Pacer, single engine, based at the airport.
The pilot apparently developed engine trouble and was trying to land back at the airfield when her plane went down in the lake.
She has been taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Her condition has not been released.

County-Supers


ANCHOR=Keith
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The Roanoke County Supervisors have approved funding for three school construction projects but not without complaints from parents and bickering among themselves.
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Tonight Joe Dashiell reports from the County Administration center on the continuing debate on school construction.
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Pulaski-Gun


ANCHOR=Keith
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The Pulaski County sheriff's department has charged a 16 year-old student with bringing a loaded gun to school.
Officials at Pulaski County High School searched a locker when they were alerted that the student may have a weapon.
They found a 25- caliber, semi- automatic pistol.
School superintendent William Asbury says the student told officials he was carrying the gun for protection.
The student has been suspended from school for 10 days pending further investigation.

Norfolk-landing


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-41
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An international flight made an emergency landing in Norfolk today.
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The Boeing 727 lost cabin pressure on its way from New York to Grand Turk Island in the Caribbean.
Some of the 120 passengers were treated for nose bleeds and ear- drum problems, but NO one was seriously injured.
The trouble aboard the Miami Air flight comes just two days after a similar incident with an American Trans Air jet.
In that case, a 727 lost cabin pressure and had to make an emergency landing in Indianapolis. THAT was the day after a ValuJet careened into the Florida everglades killing 109.
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Chopper-Memorial


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE# 96-45
GRAPHIC=Chopper Crash


A Vinton native was among those honored today at a memorial service at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Corporal Britt Stacey was one of the 14 marines killed when two helicopters collided during training exercises last week.
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Hundreds of family and friends attended the ceremony.
Military honors included a pair of boots to symbolize each victim along with the playing of taps.
The crash occurred during a training exercise involving U-S and British troops.
Corporal Stacey was a graduate of William Byrd High School.
He is survived by his parents and his wife, Angie.
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ANCHOR=Keith
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Family members say Britt was the youngest of three brothers-- all of whom served in the military.
His funeral is scheduled for Friday in Vinton.

New-Industry


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-44
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Officials in Botetourt County have put themselves in "overdrive," attracting ANOTHER new company... ANOTHER auto parts maker.
Scott Prince has the story.
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Botetourt County Administrator Jerry Burgess might not be fluent in Japanese... but when it comes to economic development, there seems to be no language barrier.
Yet another new company is headed to Botetourt County.
Dynax Corporation of Japan plans to operate its American headquarters and manufacturing plant at the EastPark Commerce Center.
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((JOHN SHIFLETT/BOTETOURT COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS: WE KNEW ALL THE TIME THAT BOTETOURT COUNTY WAS A GOOD PLACE TO LIVE AND WORK AND RAISE YOUR FAMILY, BUT NOW THE WORLD KNOWS THIS.))
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Dynax produces transmission parts for passenger cars.
This is the company's first plant in the U- S, and officials believe the venture could eventually create 100 new jobs. Standup
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At last check, unemployment in the Roanoke Valley was only 2- point- 4 percent.
But officials at the Economic Development Partnership say that shouldn't be a problem.
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((BETH DOUGHTY/ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIP: THERE ARE PEOPLE WHO CAN FILL THOSE JOBS WHO ARE CURRENTLY UNDER- EMPLOYED, RATHER THAN UNEMPLOYED. ))
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Botetourt County officials attribute the recent industry surge to a variety of things, including available space and a strong infrastructure.
They hope Dynax, along with the other recently acquired businesses, will help the county cruise into the future.
Scott Prince, News 7, Botetourt County.))
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ANCHOR=Keith
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Still to come on News 7 at Six-
We continue our series Faith in Democracy-
Tonight an in depth profile--the new leaders of Virginia's conservative Christian movement.
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And people sometimes take risks at railroad tracks-- with deadly results.
We'll see what some rail workers are doing to promote safety on track.
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Rail-Safety


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#96-40
GRAPHIC=Rail Safety


Railroad crossings can be dangerous places, if drivers and pedestrians fail to yield the right of way to on-coming trains.
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Norfolk Southern workers handed drivers pamphlets at some local railroad crossings today, asking motorists to pay closer attention to warning signals.
They don't want drivers going around the gates, trying to beat the trains.
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((DANNY GILBERT/NORFOLK SOUTHERN: THROUGH YESTERDAY, NORFOLK SOUTHERN HAD 214 GRADE CROSSING COLLISIONS AND ELEVEN FATALITIES. BOTH SHOW A DECREASE. 18 PERCENT IN COLLISIONS AND 59 PERCENT IN FATALITIES, BUT THERE'S WAY TOO MANY HAPPENING. ))
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There may be fewer accidents with motorists, but the railroad is NOW having more problems with people walking and playing on the tracks.
Last year the number of fatalities due to trespassing rose almost 40-percent.
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2Faith-Democracy


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-32
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The Christian Coalition may claim a place in the national spotlight-- but the conservative Christian movers and the shakers in Virginia politics have names like the Family Foundation, Concerned Women for America, and the Madison Project.
In the second night of our "Faith in Democracy" series, Ellen Qualls looks at the leaders of the new Christian right in the Old Dominion.
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((After a generation of Christian activism, Anne Kincaid has arrived.
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((ANNE KINCAID/CHRISTIAN ACTIVIST: WELL I WAS A LITTLE NAIVE AND REALIZED PRETTY QUICKLY THAT IF YOU CAN'T MOVE PEOPLE, YOU NEED TO REMOVE 'EM.))
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((MARK ROZELL/UVA POLITICAL ANALYST: I THINK IF YOU WERE TO FOCUS ON ANY ONE PERSON WHO SYMBOLIZES THE POLITICAL CHANGES THAT HAVE TAKEN PLACE IN THE MOVEMENT, THE POLITICAL MATURATION OF THE CHRISTIAN RIGHT >>>>remove middle of bite<<<<< THAT PERSON WOULD BE ANNE KINCAID.))
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((ANNE KINCAID/CHRISTIAN ACTIVIST: YOU CAN'T INFLUENCE IF YOU ANTAGONIZE. THAT IF YOU EVER APPEAR JUDGMENTAL, IT'S AWFUL, AND NO ONE SHOULD BE JUDGMENTAL, NOR DO WE HAVE THE RIGHT TO BE.))
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Rozell calls Kincaid's journey the "ultimate mainstreaming" -- from a fringe abortion activist, to a founder of Virginia's Family Foundation, to eventually delivering Christian conservatives to George Allen.
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((THEY SIGNALLED TO THE FOLLOWERS THAT IT'S OKAY FOR GEORGE ALLEN TO SOUND LIKE A MODERATE ON THE ABORTION ISSUE. TRUST US. HE'S GOING TO SUPPORT OUR ISSUE WHEN HE IS ELECTED.))
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The payback was top spots in the Allen Administration.
Kincaid has just stepped down to return to her activist roots.
If Anne Kincaid's the pragmatist -- Mike Farris is the purist.
He thinks the Christian Coalition is selling out to the moderate middle.
In 1993, he, like Oliver North a year later, wore his morality on his sleeve in his campaign for Lieutenant Governor.
In the end, voters were turned off.
Farris formed the Madison Project to recruit Christian candidates, and still runs the Home School Legal Defense Association.
But he blames those he calls Country Club Republicans, like John Warner, who welcome Christian conservative votes--
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((MIKE FARRIS/MADISON PROJECT: BUT WHEN ONE OF OUR OWN BECOMES A CANDIDATE, THEN WE'VE DONE SOMETHING WRONG. WE CAME IN A DOOR THAT WAS MARKED CLUB MEMBERS ONLY, AND WE WERE SUPPOSED TO GO IN THE SERVANTS' DOOR.))
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Farris also blames his opponent.
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((MIKE FARRIS: HE DIRECTLY IN INTERVIEWS AND IN COMMERCIALS DIRECTLY ATTACKED MY FAITH.))
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Don Beyer-- the almost certain Democratic candidate for Governor next year-- says he recognizes a hunger for values in the public sphere.
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((LT. GOV. DON BEYER: UNFORTUNATELY THE SLANDERS OF RELIGIOUS BIGOTRY THAT COME ALMOST AUTOMATICALLY FROM SO MANY OF THEM END UP DENIGRATING THE ENTIRE POLITICAL DIALOGUE. WE CAN HAVE CIVIL DISCUSSIONS ABOUT VERY DIFFICULT ISSUES, ABOUT HOW WE RENEW A SENSE OF VALUES IN OUR SCHOOLS, WITHOUT GETTING INTO THE NAME CALLING THAT SO OFTEN RESULTS.))
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Coming up in the next part of our "Faith in Democracy" series, a church is only as strong as its congregation. A political movement as strong as its followers. We'll take look at divisions at the grass roots level in Virginia.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

Stocks


ANCHOR=Keith
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Another sharp gain for the Dow today--up 42 points, closing at 56 hundred 71.
NASDAQ was up 11 and a half points.
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Army-Dog


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-39
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A Roanoke dog is causing an unusual predicament of international proportions... and it now appears Senator John Warner is stepping in.
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Yesterday we showed you "Pugsy."
The dog had a local owner, but according to the SPCA, that person doesn't want to pay for the dog's release.
Pugsy's original master is in the Army... stationed in Germany.
But because this is not an "emergency situation" he can't be reached.
According to Senator Warner's office, a call has been made to the Pentagon in the hopes of getting through to Germany.
Warner staffers hope to talk to the owner in the next few days.
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Sports Tease


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Coming up tonight in sports, Magic quits the NBA, Brett Favre checks into a substance abuse program, PH rolls in RVD tennis.
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And Steve Mason checks in with the Ferrum College Panthers are happy to be alive after getting snubbed by the NCAA last season.
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S-Magic


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When the Lakers exited the playoffs in the first round, many expected Magic Johnson to orchestrate some off-season trades to improve the team and his standing as team captain.
Instead the 3-time MVP quit the game today.
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Magic issued a statement through his agent this afternoon saying he is ready to give up the NBA for good on his terms.
Johnson has quit the game twice before, but when he rejoined the Lakers in January of this year he seemed sincere about a long term comeback.
He played in 32 games this year, averaged 14 and a half points, and seven assists a contest.
But he was also suspended for bumping a referee and he spent a lot of time discussing his younger teammates lack of discipline and desire.
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S-Favre


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
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On the NFL front, the league's Most Valuable Player from last season has checked himself into the league's substance abuse program.
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Packers' quarterback Brett Favre believes he has possibly become addicted to pain killers.
He says playing in pain so much the past couple of years made him dependent on medication.
Packers coach Mike Holmgren says last year's league MVP has met with league doctors several times over the past two months.
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S-Charlotte


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
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Preparations for the upcoming Winston Select all-star race in Charlotte continued today as Harry gant tested Bill Elliott's car at Rockingham.
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But there was some sadness at th track as well, as news circulated that retired crew chief Harry Hyde had died of a heart attack last night.
Hyde won 56 races and 88 poles in his career, many with the late Tim Richmond at the helm of his cars.
Robert Duvall's character in "Days of Thunder" was also modeled after Hyde.
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In one other note, former Busch series rookie of the year Hermie Sadler from Emporia plans to make his Winston Cup debut in the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte next week.
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S-Tennis


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Patrick Henry continued it's sweep through the Roanoke Valley District Tennis Tournament today. Yesterday, the Patriots won the team tourney, beating Cave Spring 6-3.
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PH automatically advances to the Northwest Regionals, which begin Thursday. This morning the RVD singles title was up for grabs.
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England went on to beat his Cave Spring opponent in straight sets 6-2 and 6-4 to capture the Roanoke Valley District singles championship.
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ANCHOR=Mike
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Patrick Henry completed the sweep this afternoon by winning the doubles title as well.

S-Ferrum


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
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GRAPHIC=NCAA Baseball


The 12th ranked Ferrum baseball team heads into this Thursday's NCAA South regional Tournament with a 33-9 and 1 record.
And Steve Mason says there are a couple of reasons why these Cats have a good shot at winning the region.
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Roanoke-Airport


ANCHOR=Keith
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WRITER=tbr
TAPE#96-28
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Earlier in the broadcast we told you about an incident at the airport in Roanoke.
Shortly before six, a small plane apparently had to make a hard landing next to the old terminal.
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Ron Jones is now at the scene where he has more details.
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