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News-Heads

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News 7 is next-
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Hurricane Fran is barrelling toward the coast- as people rush to get ready.
Rainy weather means flooding in this region.
Plus Tech's Basketball Coach will announce his retirement plans tomorrow.
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ANCHOR=Jean


And a busy Robin Reed with all the latest on the weather.
News 7 is next.

Fran


ANCHOR=Jean
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It is described as large as Hurricane Hugo in 1989. It is Hurricane Fran- the storm is barrelling toward land.
Tonight half a million people are being evacuated from Coastal South Carolina- where Fran is expected to hit by this time tomorrow night.
Terry Phillips is on the shore with the latest details.
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Franklin-Flooding


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NEWSCAST=11 p.m.
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TAPE#96-64
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Flooding from rain adds insult to injury in one Franklin County neighborhood.
Residents say the developer didn't honor his promise to see that their private road was maintained.
Kimberly McBroom has the story.
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(( It may look like the road less travelled-- but this one has its share of bumps.
Recent heavy rainfall has enlarged the problem-- as well as this hole in the road.
When they bought their property in Log Cabin Estates, homeowners say the developer promised the state would eventually take over the road's maintenance.
Now they say that's all water under the bridge.
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((CHARLES WILBURN/LOG CABIN ESTATES RESIDENT: HE'S NEVER TAKEN CARE OF IT. HE'S NEVER GRAVELED IT. HE DONE IT JUST ENOUGH TO GET THE PEOPLE IN HERE, SELL THE LAND, AND NOW HE'S JUST WASHED HIS HANDS OF IT, AND HE'S LETTING US JUST TAKE CARE OF IT. ))
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Some neighbors claim the road's so rough, even emergency vehicles can't get through.
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((MARLENE BAKER/LOG CABIN ESTATES RESIDENT: IF I HAD A FIRE AT MY HOUSE RIGHT NOW-- I'M ANOTHER TWO AND A HALF MILES DOWN THE ROAD. IF I HAD A FIRE, RESCUE SQUADS WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO GET DOWN THERE. THE FIRE TRUCKS WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO GET DOWN IN THERE. THEY WOULDN'T BE ABLE TO GET PAST THIS HOLE. ))
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Standup here
Residents want the state to take over the road's maintenance-- but it'll cost a quarter- of- a- million dollars just to get it up to code.
Meanwhile, the developer, Bobby Taylor was unable to be reached for comment.
Kimberly McBroom, News 7, Franklin County.))




Danville-Flooding


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#96-71
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Governor Allen saw the flooding damage first hand
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when he flew to Danville this afternoon.
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The hardest hit- theFall Creek Community in Danville.
Last night, the creek looked more like the Dan River in strength and size.
The Governor and with local dignitaries, toured the area for several hours.
Downed power lines were scattered around the area-- as well as tree limbs and other debris.
Several houses were damaged by high water and mud-- some worse than others.
One home was swept from its foundation-- a nearby church was also damaged.
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((EDWARD RICHARDSON/DANVILLE RESIDENT:I NEVER WOULD THINK I WOULD SEE SOMETHING LIKE THIS, HERE IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD. THIS IS THE CHURCH YOU GREW UP GOING TO? YEAH, THIS IS THE CHURCH I GREW UP TO. YOU KNOW IT'S SEEN WATER, BUT THIS RIGHT HERE, THIS HAS REALLY DID IT ALL, WE'VE NEVER HAD ANYTHING LIKE THIS BEFORE. GOVERNOR GEORGE ALLEN:WE'VE HEARD, YOU KNOW, THERE WERE A DOZEN OR SO HOUSES THAT WERE DAMAGED, HALF A DOZEN THAT WERE CONDEMNED, BUT WHEN YOU ACTUALLY SEE IT, IT'S, IT'S SIMPLY NOT ANYTHING THAT YOU COULD, CAN, IMAGINE, SIMPLY BY THE WRITTEN WORD. ))
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Danville and Pittsylvania County were declared local "state of emergencies".
The Governor says, while damage was severe, it doesn't appear Danville will be declared a disaster area, because the damage wasn't wide spread.
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Iraq


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
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It appears the U-S Strikes against Iraq have hindered Saddam Hussein's military capacity.
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That's according to President Clinton who says the missile strikes were a success.
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There have been two confrontations since the attacks.
A U-S F-16 took out a radar station in the new Southern No-fly zone after it locked onto the jet.
Defense Secretary William Perry says two Iraqi fighters flew close to the southern no fly zone, but turned back before entering.
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((THESE ACTIONS PLUS THE CRUISE MISSILE STRIKES DEMONSTRATE WE WILL TAKE WHATEVER ACTIONS NECESSARY TO ENFORCE THE NO FLY ZONE.))
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Tonight president Clinton says there are signs Iraqi troops have withdrawn from Northern Iraq.
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Netanyahu


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=abr
TAPE#net-d
GRAPHIC=mid east peace


Peace talks are on again between Israel and the PLO.
It's something Israel's new prime minister said he would never do- hold a summit with the PLO leader.
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But today Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestian leader Yassar Arafat met for peace talks.
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((OUR POSITION IS TO NOT ONLY MOVE ON THE PEACE PROCESS BUT ALSO IMPROVE THE PROSPERITY AND ECONOMIC CONDITIONS OF THE PALESTINIAN POPULATION.))
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Arafat called the Israeli leader a peacemaker and agreed to push forward to achieve peace together.
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TEASE#1



ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=amo
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Still to come on News 7 at eleven- the battle of the Warners is heating up. But is this the positive experience the candidates promised?
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and Roanoke's landlords prepare for inspection. We'll tell you where the city plans to focus first.
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go to break

Ireland


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#net-b
GRAPHIC=NONE


More questions tonight about celebrity clothing lines possibly being made in sweatshops.
Authorities in Brooklyn, New York raided four garment factories today -
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including one which makes clothes for Kathy Ireland's K-Mart line.
No word on whether that particular factory was cited for any problems.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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K-Mart has promised action against any sweatshop operators.
The sweatshops and celebrity issue came to the public's attention recently when the Kathie Lee Gifford Wal-Mart clothing line came under fire.

Rental-Inspection


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-63
GRAPHIC=roanoke city seal


Elm Avenue is the first stop for Roanoke's rental inspection program.
But by early next year, three areas will receive the attention of city inspectors.
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VO-NAT
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This week, the city is sending notices to owners of property on Elm Avenue between Jefferson Street and the Wasena Bridge.
The city can only require inspections when units become vacant, but officials hope the program will encourage landlords to schedule regular inspections on their own.
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((PAULA PRINCE/OLD SOUTHWEST INC.: I THINK IT'S GOING TO DO A WORLD OF GOOD FOR OUR NEIGHBORHOOD AND IN FACT WE'VE SEEN JUST IN THE LAST FEW MONTHS SOME LANDLORDS DOING SOME REPAIRS TO THEIR PROPERTIES IN ANTICIPATION OF THIS DAY.))
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Rental inspections could begin on Orange Avenue Northwest in December, and Bullit and Jamison Avenues Southeast early next year.
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The city has scheduled a community workshop to explain the new requirements September 12th at Highland Park Elementary School.

Mark-Warner


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#96-61
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If living in Connecticut ten years ago makes one "a Connecticut Yankee," is that person fit to represent Virginia in the U.S. Senate?
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That and other weighty questions are part of the current "positive, issues- oriented" campaigns both Warners SAY they're waging.
Ellen Qualls has the story of the pledges to stay positive.
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(( In June, Democrat Mark Warner called for an issues- oriented campaign.
What could be more absurd, he asked, than personal attacks, innuendos, questioning of motives?
Since then, Republican incumbent John Warner has questioned how Mark Warner acquired his personal wealth, and suggested he's trying to buy a Senate seat.
Now John Warner has put his own positive campaign pledge in writing, and challenged his opponent to join him.
Will he?
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((MARK WARNER/D-SENATE CANDIDATE: THAT PLEDGE, BY THIS VERY LETTER, IS NULL AND VOID. THIS IS A PERSONAL ATTACK. I THINK IF YOU ASK ANY INDIVIDUAL ABOUT THIS FIRST PARAGRAPH -- QUESTIONED WHERE I CAME FROM, MOCKING MY TRAVELS AROUND VIRGINIA.))
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PRE-PRO
Indeed, John Warner writes of Mark Warner "Having coming from Connecticut to join us in Virginia, your trip surely gave you an appreciation of our values and time honored traditions."
And then of himself "Having lived most of my adult life in the Commonwealth, I've learned what Virginians appreciate..."
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((MARK WARNER/D-SENATE CANDIDATE: I DO THINK IT'S SERIOUS. WHEN SOMEBODY QUESTIONS MY CREDENTIALS AS A VIRGINIAN, AND THAT'S WHAT HE'S BEEN DOING, I RESENT IT.))
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So will a man who's 25 points behind in the polls put his own positive campaign pledge in writing?
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((MARK WARNER: WILL I CONTINUE TO TALK ABOUT THE ISSUE DIFFERENCES? YES.))
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That wasn't the question.
In a later fax he says after John Warner apologizes.
Stay tuned.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

Church-Burning


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-59
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Virginia's attorney general has chosen arson and vandalism to houses of worship as a target of his tenure.
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Jim Gilmore today unveiled a tough, nine-point legislative package at a summit prompted by church arsons.
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((ATTORNEY GENERAL JIM GILMORE: VIRGINIANS LED THE FIGHT FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM AT THE DAWN OF THIS NATION. IT'S TIME FOR US TO AGAIN ACT TO DEFEND THIS FREEDOM FROM THE VIOLENCE DIRECTED AT OUR PLACES OF WORSHIP.))
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Virginia's had arsons at two black churches that may be hate crimes. Both in the Richmond area this year.
This one made it on the FBI list, but authorities believed another was NOT racially motivated.
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((REV. WILSON SHANNON/FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF CENTRALIA: AND THEN FOR ME TO HAVE PHONE CALLS MADE TO ME AND INQUIRE AS TO WHETHER WE'RE ON THE FBI LIST OR NOT. THE FACT IS THREE WHITES JUST BURNED DOWN A HISTORIC BLACK CHURCH.))
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Gilmore's proposals include a penalty of up to life in prison for being armed with a deadly weapon when breaking into a church with the intent to commit arson.
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Radford-Hospital


ANCHOR=jean
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WRITER=tal
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Carilion Radford Community Hospital is planning a Spring groundbreaking for a new facility- now that the state health commissioner has given approval.
R-C-H's application was chosen over a joint competing proposal submitted by Columbia/H-C-A of Montgomery County and Pulaski.
R-C-H plans to build a 97-bed hospital near the intersection of Interstate-81 and Route 177 in Montgomery County.
If construction proceeds as scheduled, the 30 million-dollar facility will open in 1998.
Columbia/H-C-A still has the option of appealing the commissioner's ruling.

tease#2



ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=amo
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Coming up next- we'll tell you how Oxygen caused a problem during the heavy rain today for one couple.
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and Mudlick Creek left its banks today forcing motorists to take the high roads.
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Mudlick-Flooding


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-73
GRAPHIC=flooding


As we told you earlier in the newscast, the heavy rain caused a number of problems today throughout the region.
Police and emergency crews scrambled to close streets as rising water made it dangerous for drivers.
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By mid- morning, Mudlick Creek had left its banks, covering roads in more than one location.
The high water was impassable in some locations forcing drivers to detour.
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Low-water bridge


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-65
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wipe wipe wipe
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Along the Roanoke River on Wiley Drive, four cars got stranded between low-water bridges.
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((DENNIS ROSE: BY THE TIME I COME ACROSS THIS BRIDGE AND TURNED AND COME BACK- -IT WAS LESS THAN FIVE MINUTES- -THIS ONE HERE HAD ALREADY FLOODED OVER AND WE WAS TRAPPED.))
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Railroad police opened the gates to Norfolk Southern property..
The stranded motorists simply drove along the tracks to get around the low-water bridges.
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County-Flooding


ANCHOR=jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-74
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The rain made for some tense moments in Roanoke County...
For more than an hour, fire crews waited to enter this house on Knowles Road.
A liquid oxygen tank was being stored in the basement... and when flood waters ripped through the ground- level, the tank started to leak.
That meant the house was in danger of exploding.
The owner of the home, Dan Fargnoli needs the oxygen to survive.
Both he and his wife had to be evacuated.
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((JOSEPHINE FARGNOLI: I'D HATE TO LOSE A LIFE BECAUSE OF THIS THING. THE HOUSE DOESN'T REALLY COUNT, BUT IT'S OUR PLACE AND WE'VE PAID FOR IT FOR SO LONG. THIS WHAT WE HAVE LEFT. IT LOOKS LIKE IT'S IN SHAMBLES NOW. ))
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Before entering the house, firefighters had the electricity shut off.
Then they strapped on gas masks and were able to remove the tank without any difficulty.
No one was hurt.
But it could be a few days until the Fargnoli's move back in.
The house needs to be aired out... and there is severe flood damage to the lower level of the home.
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S-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB96-2
GRAPHIC=none


Bill Foster prepares to announce his retirement tomorrow, Harold Deane is back with the Cavs, and Steve Mason begins his Hometown Hoops weekly reports tonight.
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Plus, Emmitt Smith showed up at the Cowboys practice facility today without his neck brace.
Smith says despite the persistent soreness, he thinks he's doing pretty well, and may even play in Sunday's game against the New York Giants.
Now tonight's ballpark figures.
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S-Foster


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-15
GRAPHIC=TECH LOGO


Virginia Tech is bracing itself for more than the possible backlash of Fran.
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News 7 Sports has learned that head basketball coach Bill Foster will announce he is retiring at the end of the 1996-97 season at an 11am newsconference tomorrow.
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The popular head coach turned 60 on April Fools day this year, and some of his peers in the coaching ranks believe he's been thinking about retirement for past several months.
Ironically, Foster came out of retirement to take over the Tech program in 1991. In five years his teams have won over 80 games, an NIT Championship and an NCAA tournament invitation. He also won his 500 career game last season in New Orleans.
Foster has made no secret that he would like for current assistant Bobby Hussey to succeed him at Tech.
A successor is not expected to be named tomorrow.
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S-Deane


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-16
GRAPHIC=VIRGINIA LOGO


At the University of Virginia, Harold Deane has rejoined the men's basketball team for preseason workouts.
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SUPER=03-Charlottesville/Last Season;:00


Back in June, head coach Jeff Jones asked Deane to take a leave of absence from the squad to concentrate of academics and respond to criminal charges he faced at the time.
Jones says Deane, who was found guilty of trespassing and resisting arrest last month, has made good progress this summer.
However, no decision on whether he wil join the team when practice begins on October 15th has been made at this time.
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S-Girls


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=GIRL-96
GRAPHIC=HOMETOWN HOOPS WEEKLY


In other basketball news, tonight we begin a new segment called Hometown Hoops Weekly. FULL SCREEN GRAPHIC OF HOMETOWN HOOPS WEEKLY
Each Wednesday night on News 7 at five and 11 Steve Mason will take to the hoop with a whirlwind look at area Girl's high school hoops. WIPE TO VIDEO
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S-Beamer


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#TF96-1
GRAPHIC=TECH FOOTBALL


Virginia Tech head football coach Frank Beamer will put himself in the record books when he steps on the field this Saturday in Akron.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Last Week; :00


When Frank coaches the Hokies this weekend in Ohio it will mark his 103rd game as Tech's head coach.
That's more than any coach in Tech history including Bill Dooley and Jerry Claiborne who each coached 102 games while at Tech.
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S-WVU


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-17
GRAPHIC=big east football


If you want to see the Hokies Big East battle with West Virginia laster this Fall, forget it.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/1994; :00


Tech officials announced tonight that the November 23rd game with Don Nehlen's Mountaineers is a complete sellout.
Tech has also soldout the November 19th game with Virginia.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports tease
GRAPHIC=NONE

Still to come on this Wednesday night, a near no-hitter in the major leagues,
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plus a direct hit at the horse races in Denmark.
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S-MLB


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11PM
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s6-20
GRAPHIC=MLB LOGO


As the major league season continues to wind down and the playoff spots continue to take shape, it's always nice when one of the unexpected folks comes through with a great effort.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Montreal, Canada/Giants vs. Expos; :00


Tonight the Expos Jose Paniagua was the man as the rookie hurler breezed through the first seven innings pitching a no-hitter against the Giants.
Rick Wilkins would break up the no hit bid with this lead off double in the top of the eight. But Paniagua would pitch 8 and a third innings, get
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the win and take a curtain call as the Expos beat the Giants 6-TO-NOTHING.
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S-Tennis


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s6-21
GRAPHIC=US OPEN


Rains has played havoc with tonight's schedule of matches at the US Open tennis championships in New York.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-New York/USA; :00


But today the sun was shining on top seeded Steffi Graf, who advanced to the semi-finals with a SO-SO win over Judith Weisner.
Steffi committed 43 unforced errors and a needed an hour and a half to take the match 7-5 and 6-3, her 40th straight Grand Slam win.
She will now face Martin Hingis the 15 year old phenom in the semis after Hingis upset Jana Novotna 7-6 and 6-4.
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S-Deer


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-22
GRAPHIC=NEWS 7 SPORTS


There's nothing worse as a motorist than having a deer dart out in front of your car from behind a tree.
Well, imagine having a whole bunch of Bambis come at you while you're at a sporting event.
That's exactly what happened at a horse race in Copenhagen, Denmark this week.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Copenhagen, Denmark; :00


Not long after the horses passed in front of the spectators on the grass track, a number of deer came out of the woods, and for some reason picked on this one poor spectator.
The gentleman was flattened, but fortunately uninjured by the not stampeding (-------------) deer.