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Senate-Debate


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-58
GRAPHIC=Campaign 96


The Warners took the first step in out-lining differences between John and Mark.
The senate candidates battled in their first debate this morning at the Homestead.
Denise Allen has the highlights.
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((((JOHN WARNER/R-SENATE CANDIDATE: YOUR MONEY THAT YOU SEND TO THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IN TAXES, SHOULD NOT BE USED FOR SUPPORT ABORTIONS. EXCEPT WHEN THE MOTHER'S LIFE IS IN DANGER, EXCEPT WHERE A WOMAN HAS BEEN CRIMINALLY ASSAULTED AND RAPED.))
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SOT TAPE 1 10:25:13
IN Q=NOW LISTEN

((MARK WARNER/D-SENATE CANDIDATE: NOW LISTEN, I DON'T LIKE ABORTION MORE THAN ANYONE ELSE, BUT I BELIEVE THAT'S A WOMAN'S CHOICE. GOVERNMENT SHOULDN'T INTERFERE WITH IT. IT'S A CHOICE BETWEEN A WOMAN, HER GOD, AND HER FAMILY. I TRUST THE WOMEN OF VIRGINIA ON THAT DECISION AND OBVIOUSLY FROM YOUR VOTES SIR, YOU DO NOT.))
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Abortion is just one issue on which these candidates disagreed.
The topic of campaign spending prompted Mark to propose limiting his spending to the total John spent in his last three campaigns.
John refused to shake on the deal and offered a high-five instead.
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SOT tape 2 11:03:24
IN Q=that was a deal

((MARK WARNER/D-SENATE CANDIDATE: THAT WAS A DEAL. THAT WAS A DEAL. JOHN WARNER/R-SENATE CANDIDATE: A HIGH FIVE MEANS YOU MAY HAVE SCORED A LITTLE BIT BUT I'M GOING TO COME BACK AND GET YOU.))
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OUT Q=GET YOU (LAUGHING)


Political Action Committees often pay out some serious cash to campaigns.
Mark Warner says he'll fund his race without PAC money.
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SOT tape 1 10:39:29
IN Q=you got 18-thousand

((MARK WARNER/D-SENATE CANDIDATE: YOU GOT 18-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN A SINGLE DAY FROM A BUNCH OF SUGAR PACS AND A WHOLE GROUP OF WEALTHY SUGAR INVESTORS IN FLORIDA. LAST TIME I VISITED VIRGINIA THERE HAS NOT BEEN MUCH OF A SUGAR INDUSTRY IN THE COMMONWEALTH. SO IT'S HOW WE CAN REMOVE THE APPEARANCE OF SPECIAL INFLUENCE.))
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SOT TAPE 2 11:00:36
IN Q=YOU ARE SAYING

((JOHN WARNER/R-SENATE CANDIDATE" YOU ARE SAYING I SHOULDN'T TAKE PACS. YOU'RE NOT GOING TO TAKE PACS. WHEN YOU WORKED FOR THE STATE DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE YOU RAISED MONEY 300-THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR THE STATE WIDE CANDIDATES.))
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SOT TAPE 3 11:45:02
IN Q=MARK WARNER HELPED

((MARK ROZELL/MODERATOR: MARK WARNER HELPED HIMSELF A GREAT DEAL. HE ESTABLISHED HIS CREDIBILITY AS A CANDIDATE. HER PERFORMED VERY VERY WELL. HE CHALLENGED THE SENATOR QUITE HARD ON A NUMBER OF ISSUES.))
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John Warner challenged Mark late in the debate to sign a letter which John says he'll send to the Virginia Board of Elections.
John says the letter seeks to clear up any possible name confusion by adding party affiliations to the ballot.
Mark called this a political ploy.
Both candidates say the debate was fun and plan to declare their differences during future debates.
Denise Allen News 7.))

Perot-Lamm


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE# 96-57
GRAPHIC=Campaign 96


One in five voters chose Ross Peot in 19-92.
Today, his Reform Party's message of fiscal and ethical integrity was delivered in stereo to Virginia Voters as Perot and Richard Lamm fought for the right to run for President.
Ellen Qualls was at the party's state convention in Charlottesville.
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Gingrich-Landrith


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-55
GRAPHIC=Landrith, George


Republican congressional candidate George Landrith is getting help from another leading Republican in his campaign for the House.
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House speaker Newt Gingrich will attend a fundraising barbecue for Landrith tonight in Danville.
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On Tuesday, Ambassador Alan Keyes was the keynote speaker at a fundraising dinner in Collinsville.
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Landrith is running against incumbent Virgil Goode in the fifth district.
Goode has been campaigning in Gretna today.
News 7's Teresa Hamiliton will have more on both candidates tonight at 11.
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Still to come on News 7 at Six--
Members of a World War Two air combat unit landed in Lexington to talk to high school students,
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And,
A fire claims a home on Smith Mountain Lake.
But first let's check in with Kimberly.
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L'Burg-DOA


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-53
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**Correction:
She lived near the cornor of English and Simsbury Lanes.


A Forest woman was found dead in the front yard of her home this morning.
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48- year- old Phyllis Wade Ayers was found by her husband around 8-30.
They live at the corner of English and Simsbury Lanes.
An autopsy will be performed on Monday.
Bedford County police say the investigation is still pending.
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Lake-Fire


ANCHOR=ron
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=afr
TAPE# 96-59
GRAPHIC=Fire


A house on Smith Mountain Lake was destroyed by fire this afternoon.
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SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;


Fire fighters responded shortly after 1 pm on route 6-66 in Franklin County.
When volunteer crews from Burnt Chimney and Moneta arrived, the rear of the house was engulfed in flames.
Neighbors called rescue members after seeing smoke coming from the rear of the house.
No one was home at the time.
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On-Record


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=6 p.m.
WRITER=kmc
TAPE# 96-56
GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Seal


Roanoke's fire department has been in the news a lot lately.
The chief's plan to downsize the department has brought increased attention to its members.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape;


Chief Grigsby says engine companies routinely go 10- seven, or out of service while members are training, or on other necessary errands.
But he says that doesn't mean localities are ever without fire or E-M-S protection.
In recent incidents, Grigsby says opponents made an issue out of standard operating procedures.
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((JIM GRIGSBY/ROANOKE FIRE- EMS CHIEF: I THINK IT WAS A CHEAP SHOT. IT HAPPENS ALL THE TIME, JUST WHILE WE'RE GOING THROUGH SOME OF THE CHANGES INTERNALLY, PEOPLE TOOK ADVANTAGE. AND WHAT REALLY UPSETS ME ABOUT IT IS THAT THEY INSTILLED UNDO FEAR IN THOSE CITIZENS.))
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Grigsby wants to phase out at least 20 plus positions through attrition, and train E-M-S personnel as firefighters.
But those speaking out against the plan say such manpower changes would compromise response time and endanger lives.
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SOT 13:46 On record tape
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((MIKE HANKS/ROANOKE FIREFIGHTERS ASSOC.: A MINUTE'S DELAY IN GETTING FIREFIGHTERS TO THE SCENE CAN MAKE A DRAMATIC EFFECT ON WHETHER WE'RE ABLE TO DO OUR JOB OR NOT. ))
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To hear more discussion, as well as a complete outline of Chief Grigsby's plan, join On Record tomorrow morning at 11.

Tuskegee-Airmen


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-52
GRAPHIC=NONE


Two Tuskegee Airmen were in Lexington yesterday speaking with "at risk" high school students.
The World War Two pilots talked about how they overcame racism.
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SUPER=03-Lexington/Yesterday;


Curtis Robinson and Woodrow Crockett were at V-M-I yesterday sharing their real life experiences with students.
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((CURTIS ROBINSON/TUSKEGEE AIRMEN: WE HAD A LOT OF RACISM AND SEGREGATION WAS THE LAW. WE HAD TO FIGHT THROUGH THAT BUT THESE KIDS HAVE GUNS AND DOPE AND OTHER STUFF TO GO THROUGH, SO THEY HAVE A TOUGH TIME.))
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SUPER=04-"The Tuskegee Airmen"- HBO;


The Tuskegee Experiment was concocted during World War II to show that African-Americans could not fly fighter planes.
Instead, it proved just the opposite.
The airmen are now regarded as among the world's finest pilots.
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((WOODROW CROCKETT/TUSKEGEE AIRMEN: WE THOUGHT THIS WAS AN EXPERIMENT BOTH THE AIR AND CREW PERSONNEL. WE WORKED VERY HARD TO MAKE SURE WE DID OUR JOB WELL AND EVENTUALLY IT WOULD BE RECOGNIZED.))
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VO-NAT


This is the 10th year V-M-I has hosted the College Orientation Workshop.
The three-week program helps students prepare for college.
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PAWS


ANCHOR=RON
NEWSCAST=SIX
WRITER=DAL
TAPE# 96-54
GRAPHIC=None


Chip is still a puppy-- but in a few short months, with the help of the "Paws With a Cause" program, he'll become a life-line for Mary Cox.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Cox is disabled.
She has been waiting for two years to get a working dog that will help her deal with everyday tasks.
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SOT 14:18:02
IN Q=i don't have

((MARY BELLE COX/DOG RECIPIENT: I DON'T HAVE THE HAND AND ARM STRENGTH TO OPEN DOORS SO I WANT HIM TO DO THINGS LIKE THAT. AND THEY ALSO TEACH HIM TO OPEN THE REFRIGERATOR WHICH I CAN'T DO.))
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AmVet Auxiliaries all over the country raise money to help buy working dogs for the disabled.
Today the auxiliary raised money by testing dogs for good citizenship.
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SOT 14:22:21
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((BELVA MATHERLY/AMVET AUXILIARY: THE COST TO TRAIN HER DOG IS ABOUT 8,500 DOLLARS. WE NEED TO RAISE AT LEAST HALF OF THAT BEFORE THEY CAN BEGIN TRAINING THE DOG.))
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Members of the auxiliary say they need more community support.
You can help Chip get the training he needs by sending your donations to AmVets Auxiliary, Department of Virginia, 675 Murray Avenue, Roanoke, Virginia, 24013.

Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#Tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


And coming up in sports, The Red Sox shutout the Orioles Mark Martin leads qualifying at Pocono.
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And Tom Lehman is the leader after three rounds of the British Open.
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S-Open


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-8
GRAPHIC=British Open


Tom Lehman is having a good time this weekend in England.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Lytham, England/ABC SPORTS; :


Lehman shot a seven under par 64 today for a commanding six shot lead after three rounds of the British open.
Lehman carded 8 birdies in setting a course record at St. Annes. The American was in line to tie a record for lowest round in a major but he missed a long putt on the final hole and settled for bogey.
Lehman is at 198 15 under par.
Nick Faldo is in second place at 204, 9 under par he came in with a three under par 68 in todays round.
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ANCHOR=Roy
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Faldo is one shot better than Mark Brooks and Vijay Singh. Fred Couples and Ernie Els are 8 shots behind Lehman.

S-Qualify


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Pocono Raceway


Mark Martin will start on the pole for tomorrow's running of the Miller 500 at the Pocono Raceway.
Martin turned in a record speed of 163-point-869 miles per hour to nail down the starting spot. Morgan Shepherd will start on the outside.
Now, here's a look at the field for tomorrow's race. wipe to motion
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S-Gibbs


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-15
GRAPHIC=Coy Gibbs


Coy Gibbs, The youngest son of former Redskins Head Coach Joe Gibbs, was scheduled to race at the Franklin County Speedway tomorrow night but he's decided to put his Late Model Stock debut on hold.
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SUPER=03-Franklin Co./Yesterday; :


Gibbs was at the race track yesterday afternoon testing his car.
He's raced on the Legends circuit but driving the late model stocks is a new deal.
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((COY GIBBS/LATE MODEL STOCK DRIVER: ))
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Gibbs spent 3 and a half years playing football at Stanford University.
He grew up around football and spent many hours watching the Redskins practice. His roots are just as deep in racing. His dad raced dragsters and he now owns the Winston Cup race car driven by Bobby Labonte.
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(( ))
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OUT Q=......be around em."
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S-Avalanche


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-12
GRAPHIC=Salem Avalanche


The annual Old timers game was held at Salem Memorial Stadium this evening Three time all star and 1962 National League M-V-P Maury Wills was the guest of the game.
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SUPER=03-Salem/Last Night; :


The Avalanche returned home after a 16 day road trip.
Salem won last night and that's a good sign considering the injuries and the long time away from home. And Salem needs more performances like last night to remain in the chase for a division title.
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((BILL MCGUIRE/AVALANCHE MANAGER: ))
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ANCHOR=Roy
SS=Hold Logo


The Avalanche will play game two of a three game set with the Wilmington Blue Rocks tonight at 7:00.

S-MLB


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-9
GRAPHIC=MLB Logo


Tim Wakefield allowed only two runners to reach second as he picked up his seventh win a 2 to nothing Shutout against the Baltimore Orioles.
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SUPER=03-Boston, MA/FOX SPORTS; :


The Scoreboard guy waiting to put the first numbers on the board.
Boston's Kevin Mitchell gets all of this fast ball and sends it over the center field wall for a solo homer and a one to nothing Red Sox lead in the second inning.
The Red Sox added another run in the fifth. Troy O'Leary hits a shot to the wall in left center field Jeff Frye beats the throw home from First base the Sox led 2 to nothing.
Wakefield pitched into the ninth SUPER=35-Boston/2/Baltimore/0/;before

Heathcliff Slocumb got the last two outs for his 14-th save the Red Sox beat the Orioles 2 to nothing.
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S-Gretzky


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-9
GRAPHIC=NHL LOgo


Hockey superstar Wayne Gretzky has reached an agreement to play hockey in New York.
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SUPER=@File; :


The New York Post reported today that the N-H-L's Rangers have signed Gretzky to a two year contract.
It will reunite Gretzky with former Edmonton Oiler Teammate Mark Messier. Its also reported that Messier has agreed to take a pay cut to allow the Rangers to sign Gretzky.
Gretzky broke off negotiations with Vancouver yesterday. The Rangers have scheduled a press conference tomorrow at noon.
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