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Up next on News 7 at Eleven-
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The rain has finally stopped, but the threat of more rain and flooding is not over. We'll have the latest.
The GOP convention is in full swing.
Plus an on field brawl in the Major Leagues- involving a former Salem minor leaguer.
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News 7 is next.

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Good Evening.
A flash flood watch still in effect overnight.
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There is still a chance of heavy rainfall- although it's tapered off right now.
Some roads are still closed in Raonoke- mainly as a precaution.
Patrick Evans will have the latest.
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The Republican National Convention is in full swing in San Diego.
Among the notables there tonight- Former President Gerald Ford and his wife.
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


And if you're pregnant, you'll soon find it easier to park at some area stores. We'll tell you about designated parking for moms to be.
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Join us at eleven.

Rain


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The rain is slacking off a bit now-- but today's heavy showers made their presence known all across the region.
DOUBLE BOXES JEAN/KIMBERLY


Kimberly McBroom joins us from Wiley Drive in Roanoke-- a street closed due to rising river water.
Kim, what are conditions like out there now?
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((Rollcue: overly worried about potential flooding)
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(( Heavy rains fell all afternoon-- closing numerous streets around the Roanoke Valley.
As evening wore on-- the Roanoke River continued rising.
While these homes along the river aren't in any danger yet-- they are the same ones that suffered extensive damage during the Flood of '85.
But residents say although they've experienced flooding in the past-- they still love their riverfront homes.
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((WENDELL BABB: I HAD THOUGHTS OF MOVING. BUT YOU KNOW, I LOVE THE RIVER AND IT'S A THREAT. BUT I LOVE THE SIGHT OF THE RIVER RIGHT THERE-- AND FISHING AND SEE THE DUCKS. ))
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((JOCELYN CONTASTE: WELL, YES, IT IS A WORRY RIGHT IN HERE, BUT I DON'T DWELL ON IT. BECAUSE, I KNOW I LIVE IN HERE, AND IT'S MY HOME. I DON'T DWELL ON IT. ))
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Meanwhile, Monday's rainfall was the cause of a tractor trailer accident on route 100 in Carroll County.
The truck apparently hydroplaned on the slick road surface, jackknifed, and ran over a van parked on the side of the road.
High water also closed several roads throughout the New River Valley.
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So far, many roads are remaining closed for precautionary measures.
Right now, we're going to head over to Patrick Evans in the News 7 Weather Center for more on the forecast.

PATRICK


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NC-Flooding


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Rain means flooding for parts of North Carolina as well.
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Police sent out the usual warnings- don't try to drive through water covered roads-
Some motorists though found out the hard way.
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((WE GOT OVER AND WE SEEN IT WAS UP SO WE WENT DOWN TO SCHOOL TO GET OUR KIDS.))
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They did not make it far though.
The water level on many roads is much higher than it seems.
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Tractor-Ax


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A tractor trailer that overturned in Pittsylvania County is expected to block traffic for at least two hours.
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It happened about an hour ago at the intersection of Route 7-26 and the new Route 29- bypass in Blairs.
The driver was hauling a load of lumber from Orange County to High Point, North Carolina.
The rig apparently flipped over when the straps holding the wood snapped.
A small amount of fuel and engine oil spilled onto the ground, but fire fighters say it wasn't enough to cause any damage.
State Police say the road is expected to be blocked for about two hours.
In the meantime, traffic is being re-routed through Danville.
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GOP


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The Republican National Convention is in full swing in San Diego.
Tonight some big names in the Republican Party revved up the GOP delegates-
Regina Blakely has the highlights.
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((It was the Republican's desire to present this first prime time night of their 96 convention... as one of unity... and under the watchful eye of the candidates wife... they gathered together... the top of their party... first, President Gerald Ford who in 76 annointed Dole his running mate. President George Bush who defeated dole in 88 for the gop nomination.
And there was the video-taped resurrection of the reagan era.
NANCY REAGAN:
Earlier in the day delegates adopted the conservative party platform and Dole away from the convention site... learned rival Pat Buchanan finally handed over his endorsement.
But Dole's focus- his economic agenda of tax cuts which polls indicate is beginning to catch the public's attention.
BOB DOLE/SAN DIEGO:
The gop economic message was highlighted by the night's main speaker- the moderate general colin powell... however warned his fellow republicans a message of fiscal responsiblity must be coupled with compassion.
GENERAL COLIN POWELL: THE MESSAGE WE MUST CONVEY TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE IS THAT WE FIGHT FOR WELFARE REFORM, WE FIGHT FOR HEALTH CARE REFORM AND OTHER REFORMS NOT JUST TO SAVE MONEY BUT BECAUSE WE BELIEVE THERE ARE BETTER WAYS TO TAKE CARE OF AMERICANS IN NEED.
REGINA BLAKELY/SAN DIEGO: Tommorrow's agenda- begin attacking the Bill Clinton agenda and the keynote speaker- New York representative Susan Molarini. Regina Blakely, CBS News, San Diego.))

TWA


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Divers have now found the last of the four engines from TWA Flight 800 and hope to retrieve it tonight.
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Investigators are also now looking at the plane's midsection for signs of a bomb.
They suspect a bomb may have been planted in carry-on luggage, because extensive damage was found on the right wing where it connects to the fuselage.
An FBI team is also reportedly in Israel to question a Lebanese terrorist about the bombing.
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((JIM KALLSTROM/FBI: WE DO HAVE A RELATIONSHIP OBVIOUSLY WITH ISRAEL AS WE DO WITH MANY AGENCIES AROUND THE WORLD, SO IF THERE'S PERTINENT LEADS THEN WE'LL COVER THEM. ))
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Divers also retrieved one more body today bringing the total count to one hundred ninety-nine.



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HARD MUSIC UNDER
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Still to come on News 7 at 11, a police officer in our area resigns after allegations of sexual harassment,
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And we'll meet an 81 year old woman whose quick actions helped save her neighbors from fire.
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No WX TEASE MUSIC UP FULL
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Fire-Hero


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A Collinsville woman is being called a hero- after alerting her neighbors of a fire.
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Last Thursday 81-year old Gracie Sigmon helped evacuate residents who were not aware their apartment building was burning.
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((GRACIE SIGMON; I SEEN FIRE AND SMOKE COMING OUT THE WINDOW. AND, THEN WHAT DID YOU DO? AND WHEN I SAW THAT I TRIED TO GET UP YONDER TO TELL THE REST OF THEM THAT LIVED IN THE APARTMENTS.))
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One resident was sleeping so soundly that Sigmon had to scream until he finally woke up.
The blaze apparently started from a faulty electrical lamp cord.
There were no injuries reported.
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Sigmon's efforts were even more remarkable considering that she walks with the help of a cane.

Turner


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A 21-year old marine from Danville was shot and killed early Friday morning at his station in Puerto Rico.
According to a press release, Christoper Turner was accidentally shot by a fellow Marine during a routine posting of the guards.
Turner was assigned to the Marine Corps Security Force Company.
The shooting is still under investigation.

Nottoway-Prison


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Nottoway Correctional Center is under indefinite lockdown- after Virginia's most dangerous prison uprising since 1984.
Today state officials say they're happy with how guards handled the uprising.
Ellen Qualls tells us what went on.
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(( Friday night.
Four inmates assault correctional officers, steal their uniforms, and hope to walk away, unnoticed.
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((JERRY KILGORE/VA. PUBLIC SAFETY SECRETARY: WHEN OTHER OFFICERS IN THE YARD BECAME AWARE THAT SOMETHING JUST WASN'T RIGHT, THEN THE PLAN JUST STARTED GOING HAYWIRE.))
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One inmate panics and tries to scale a razor wire fence.
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((THE OTHER INMATES ON THE YARD -- THOSE THAT WEREN'T ACTUALLY PARTICIPATING IN THE PLAN BEGAN PARTICIPATING BY BLOCKING OUR OFFICERS AND MOVING SLOWLY.))
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The three other escaping inmates are let into the medical ward by an officer fooled by the stolen uniform.
Two nurses, and two officers are taken hostage.
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((OTHER THAN BEING BOUND AND TIED, THEY WERE NOT PHYSICALLY ABUSED OR HARMED.))
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An eight hour standoff drags through the night.
At 5:30 Saturday morning, a 30- person strike force, with a plan devised by corrections director Ron Angelone, led by regional director Buck Rogers, and armed with rubber pellet launchers, storms the inmates.
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((IT WAS A SORT OF NOW OR NEVER SITUATION IN THAT THE SUN WAS GONNA COME UP AROUND SIX OR SHORTLY THEREAFTER, AND DAYLIGHT BRINGS NEW PROBLEMS TO THIS SITUATION.))
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Eight officers receive superficial wounds from a pellet gun, but the hostages are safely rescued.
The hostage-takers are only slightly wounded.
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((RON ANGELONE/VA. CORRECTIONS DIRECTOR: THERE WAS NO PHYSICAL HARM TO THEM EITHER BEFORE, DURING, OR AFTER THEY WERE FREED. AND WE'RE REALLY HAPPY ABOUT THAT.))
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The Allen administration says this only reinforces the need for the new super security prisons director Ron Angelone himself designed to be built in far southwest Virginia.
Nottoway has over 11- hundred inmates.
It was built for 800.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Nottoway County.))

McKinney


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A South Boston police officer is resigning after he was accused of sexual harrassement.
A convenience store worker raised the complaint against Sergeant Dale McKinney.
The woman reportedly told investigators the harrassment happened while she was at work.
McKinney resigned today following a two month long state police investigation requested by Police Chief Jim Hall.
McKinney was on leave without pay during that time.
Commonwealth's Attorney John Greenbacker does NOT anticipate any criminal charges being filed.
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Soft Music Under
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Stay with us, it's no laughing matter. The Roanoke Comedy Club is going out of business,
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and we'll see how one store is developing a new delivery system for customers that are about to deliver.
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Healthy-Roanoke


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Did you know Roanoke is one of the healthiest places to live?
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That's what one national magazine is reporting.
The September issue of Kiplinger's Personal Finance ranks Roanoke 7th among cities with more than 100 thousand people.
The magazine singled out health care provider, Carilion.
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((SHIRLEY HOLLAND/CARILION: AS A COMMUNITY BASED HEALTH CARE SYSTEM... THE REASON WE ARE HERE IS FOR THE HEALTH OF OUR COMMUNITY-- THIS WHOLE AREA. AND FOR THAT REASON, IT WAS ESPECIALLY GRATIFYING TO GET THE AWARD.. OR THE RECOGNITION. ))
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Kiplinger's also gave high marks to Lewis Gale and its sports medicine clinic.
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((MYRNA WOOLWINE/LEWIS GALE SPORTS MEDICINE CLINIC: THERE ARE OTHER PLACES WITH SPORTS MEDICINE FACILITIES, BUT I THINK IT'S UNIQUE IN THE FACT THAT A CITY THIS SIZE HAS A CENTER OF THIS EXCELLENCE. ))
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The September issue should hit the shelves next week.

Comedy-Club


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It's no joke. The Roanoke Comedy Club is closing.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke/November 1995;


After almost a dozen years in four different locations, comedy club owner Jimmy Butler is calling it quits.
Butler says he's grateful for the support of the Roanoke Valley, and the experiences he's had since the club opened at the Patrick Henry Hotel in January, 1985.
But the business has been losing money lately, and Butler says he can't afford to keep it open.
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((JIMMY BUTLER/ROANOKE COMEDY CLUB: THERE IS A COMEDY NETWORK FOR GOODNESS SAKES. NOTHING BUT COMEDY. THAT WAS UNHEARD OF A WHILE BACK. THERE'S BEEN A HUGE GROWTH IN COMEDY. THAT'S GOOD AND IT'S BAD FOR THE CLUB OWNER. WHEN YOU CAN SIT AT HOME FOR FREE AND DO THAT, THAT'S WHAT PEOPLE WILL DO, EVEN THOUGH THERE'S NOTHING LIKE LIVE COMEDY.))
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The Roanoke Comedy Club has hosted a number of well-known comedians over the years, including Rosie O'Donnell and Martin Lawrence.
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But the club will close its doors after a final round of shows Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.
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S-Score


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While most of the nation's republican politicians are hanging out in San Diego, North Carolina's candidate for Secretary of State, Richard Petty is making good on his promise to canvas the state.
He decided to skip the West hoopla to take care of business back home.
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S-Pats


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For the second straight Monday night the Dallas Cowboys have been whipped in the preseason.
Last week the Chiefs scalped them and last night the Patriots buried them.
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And a former Hokies would get the first points of the night as tight end John Burke sneaks out of the backfield and into the endzone to take the toss from Drew Bledsoe and make it 7-to-nothing.
Hassan Graham would light up the night on special teams with a 96 yard kickoff return for a touchdown.
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It was 31-to-nothing before Dallas scored as the Patriots win it 31 to 7.
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S-Cowboys


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Earlier yesterday, America's Team made America's best running back the highest paid player in the NFL as team owner Jerry Jones handed him a fistful of cash.
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((JERRY JONES/COWBOYS OWNER:))
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It was not such a great day for Emmitt's former teammate James Washington.
The Redskins veteran safety was cut yesterday after starting all 12 games last season.
Apparently, the colorful 31 year old Washington has lost a step and is a bit slower than his younger rivals for the position.
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S-Heath


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Head coach Norv Turner also announced yesterday that Heath Shuler and Gus Frerotte will again split time at quarterback in this week's preseason game with Cincinnati.
Turner isn't saying who will start the game until later today.
This is the Redskins only home game of the exhibition season.
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S-Tech


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The Virginia Tech freshman are taking part in a four day conditioning and academic boot camp in Blacksburg before the upperclassmen arrive tomorrow night.
Steve Mason has more on the new players introduction to college football 101.
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SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Virginia Tech Head Coach; 1:05
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S-Fleming


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The rain played havoc with the practice schedules of most of the high school football teams in the Friday Football Extra coverage area today.
Despite the inclement weather William Fleming still had a productive day.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00


Head coach George "Killer" Miller expects his team to produce much more than last year's 4 and 6 record. Today was supposed to be the second day of full contact, full pads practice.
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((GEORGE "KILLER" MILLER/WILLIAM FLEMING COACH:))
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15 starters return for the Colonels on both sides of the ball, 7 on defense. Quarterback Charles Burnette is just one of 8 starters returning on offense.
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((CHARLES "MONDRE" BURNETTE/COLONELS' QUARTERBACK:))
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The Colonels open the season on the road August 30th against new triple A contender Amherst.

Sports Tease


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Still to come tonight in sports, former Salem Buccaneer Moises Alou is involved in a bench clearing brawl tonight in the big leagues,
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Plus, they cleared the decks in DC this afternoon to officially welcome back Juwan Howard.
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S-Howard


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The Juwan Howard contract saga in the NBA finally ended yesterday as the all-star forward officially returned to the Bullets.
With a new $100 million dollar contract to call his own, he says its now time to produce.
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((JUWAN HOWARD/BULLETS FORWARD:))
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S-MLB


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The Montreal Expos won the game and the fight last night as they beat the Astros 8-to-1.
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Henry Rodriguez hit his 30th homerun of the year in the second inning off eventual loser Danny Darwin, who apparently didn't care for the shot.
So in the third, when Rodriguez came back to the plate he hit him in the back and triggered a wild bench clearing brawl.
Fights broke out on 3 different occassions and 6 players and coaches were ejected including Astros manager Terry Collins who suffered a busted lip after former Salem Buc Moises Alou threw a batting helmet at his face.
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Maternity-Parking


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#96-58
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Shoppers at the Valley View Mall in Roanoke are learning that the stork delivers more than just babies.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


It also delivers V-I-P parking spaces, if you shop at Sears.
A little less than two months ago, the department store set up "maternity spaces" outside its main mall entrance.
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((NORMA CARLISLE/SEARS STORE MANAGER: WHAT WE TRIED TO DO IS FIND SOME WAYS TO PROVIDE COURTESY TO OUR CUSTOMERS, DO A LITTLE MORE THAN THEY EXPECT TO FIND IN A SEARS STORE, WHERE THEY EXPECT IT TO BE FRIENDLY ANYWAY..))
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The store manager at Sears first saw similar spaces in the parking lot of an old grocery store in West Salem.
Parents with young children are also allowed to use the space.
But there's no policing, it's all done on the honor system.
So far people seem to like the spaces.
Other stores in the mall want more spaces set up.
Management is responding.
In the coming months eight additional maternity spaces will be put near the (-------------) mall's main entrances.