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HEADLINES

ANCHOR=melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
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The death count from Hurricane Fran continues to rise, as residents from the Carolinas on North continue to clean up.
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Thousands of victims of Fran remain without elecricity this morning, including some three thousand in Danville.

Closings


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=School Information


There are several school systems closed today due to the recent flooding.
They include the counties of:
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Augusta,
Halifax,
Pendleton County- West Virginia, and
Pittsylvania County.

D'Ville-Flooding


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-66
GRAPHIC=Flooding Aftermath


About three thousand customers on the Danville Electric System are still without power.
And officials say they are considering rebuilding power lines in the most severely hit areas.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


It may take several more days before all customers get power.
And if you have storm damage, city officials are asking you to give them a call.
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((RICHARD TURNER/DANVILLE DEPUTY CITY MGR: WE'VE ESTABLISHED A SEPARATE LINE 797-8853 FOR DANVILLE RESIDENTS TO CALL TO ADVISE THE CITY OF PROPERTY DAMAGE.))
SUPER=01-Richard Turner/Danville Deputy City Mgr.;
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The city will then forward this information to FEMA.
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That number once again is 804-797-8853.
Officials say this number is for reporting storm damage only.
Do not call to report power outages.
The line is open from nine to six today.

Fran


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=hurricane fran


The death toll from Hurricane Fran continues to rise.
Twenty-nine deaths are now blamed on the storm which slammed into the North Carolina Coast Thursday night.
The damage is expected to reach into the billions.
One hard hit area was Raleigh, far inland.
Jim Reif has more.
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2-Closings


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=School Information


There are several school systems closed today due to the recent flooding.
They include the counties of:
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Augusta,
Halifax,
Pendleton County- West Virginia, and
Pittsylvania County.

Jackson-River


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# net-a; 96-69 (School Delay)
GRAPHIC=None


One school is actually starting today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Roanoke's Jackson River Middle School will open after a week-long delay.
The newly renovated school did not open with the other city schools last week because construction work had not been completed.
School starts for sixth, seventh, and eighth graders at 7:40 morning.
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HALIFAX-FLOODING


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=DAL
TAPE# 96-69
GRAPHIC=Flood Aftermath


The Dan River crested Sunday morning... but the clean up is still days away.
41-hundred Virginia Power customers in and around Halifax County are STILL without electricity.
Denise Allen has more from southside.
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((For many the Dan River is like an unwanted house guest that won't leave.
Flood waters are still up in South Boston and Halifax County, keeping residents from cleaning up after tropical storm Fran.
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((STALEY EPPS/SOUTH BOSTON RESIDENT: THE ONLY THING I WAS ABLE TO SAVE WAS MY DOG AND I GOT A BOAT AND WENT BACK AND GOT MY CAT OUT ON THE WATER. OTHER THAN THAT I LOST EVERYTHING.))
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If Fran hit you hard, chances are you'll need an insurance agent.
But if you deal with Hudson Insurance, Fran beat you there.
Actually this business was lucky, water damage there was minimal.
But the owners of Franklin Garage didn't fare as well.
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((DEBBIE ELLINGTON/FRANKLIN GARAGE OWNERS WE DIDN'T GET MUCH DONE FRIDAY, OTHER THAN MOVING OUT AND IT DOESN'T LOOK LIKE IT'S GOING TO RECEDE ENOUGH FOR US TO GET BACK IN BUSINESS TOMORROW. THAT'S OUR BIGGEST PROBLEM IS NOT BEING HERE FOR OUR CUSTOMERS THAT NEED US.))
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Workers at Climate Control are still trying to keep Fran out.
The dyke protecting the business gave way early this morning.
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((ROBERT BURNS/CLIMATE CONTROL INC.: THE BANK WAS GIVING A WAY THERE AND WE PUT SAND AND DIRT THERE YESTERDAY. SO WE'RE BUILDING IT ON UP TO KEEP IT FROM COLLAPSING AND THE WATER FROM GOING INSIDE THE BUILDING.))
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Flood waters are keeping the power companies from trouble spots.
Crews are coming from as far away as Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi, to help Virginia Power.
But it still could be days before many residents will be able to turn on the lights.
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((PATRICK GOULD/VIRGINIA POWER: AS WE'RE PUTTING THE LINES BACK UP WE'RE DISCOVERING MORE AND MORE DAMAGE TO OUR EQUIPMENT. SO THE PACE IS SLOWER AND WE NEED MORE CONTRACTORS. WE EXPECT AT LEAST ANOTHER COUPLE OR THREE DAYS TO GET ALL OUR CUSTOMERS BACK ON.))
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Patrick Gould says by Tuesday 95-percent of their customers should have their service restored.
Owners of the Franklin Garage hope to be back in business by Wednesday.
And Staley Epps hopes the government will help him get back on his feet.
Denise Allen News 7.))

Rockbridge-Accident


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=fatal accident


A single car accident in Rockbridge County proves deadly for one 36-year-old.
Mark David Chavez of Forest was killed when the car he was riding in ran off Route 11.
Police say the car drove up an embankment and overturned several times, both Chavez and the driver, Michael Todd Powell, were thrown from the car.
Powell was admitted to Stonewall Jackson Hospital, but his condition is not being released.

81-Ax


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=rjo
TAPE# 96-68
GRAPHIC=Accident


Eight- tractor trailers mixed it up on Interstate 81 last night, leaving traffic backed up for miles in Botetourt County.
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SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


It happened near exit 1-65.
Authorities say these trucks were driving northbound when one of them decided to stop on the James River Bridge.
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((JOHNNY CARSON/BUCHANAN RESCUE SQUAD: THERE WAS LIKE A CHAIN REACTION. SEVEN, POSSIBLY EIGHT TRACTOR TRAILERS.. YOU KNOW JUST BOOM, BOOM, BOOM RIGHT IN THE REAR END OF EACH OTHER. THERE WERE INITIALLY 10 PATIENTS MOST WITH MINOR INJURIES. ONE OF WHICH WAS TRANSPORTED TO ROANOKE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL.))
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Traffic was delayed for hours as the trucks were towed away.
Authorities say the one person injured was not seriously hurt.
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2-HEADLINES
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ANCHOR=Melanie


Here's a look at today's top stories.
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VO-NAT


The death count from Hurricane "Fran" continues to rise.
So far, The storm is responsible for at least 29 deaths.
Damage in North Carolina alone could reach into the billions.
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VO-NAT


Here in Virginia, a number of communties are still recovering from Fran.
Thousands of residents in Halifax County and Danville are still without electricity.
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The Caribbean has a new hurricane to deal with.
The National Hurricane Center in Miami says "Hortense" has hit hurricane status, packing sustained winds of near 80 miles-per-hour.
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And that's what's making news on this Monday September 9th.
ANCHOR=Beth


Wx-Hello


ANCHOR=ldo
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WRITER=bmy
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Flooding


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net (edit of 96-66 and 69)
GRAPHIC=flood aftermath


Many local residents are still feeling the effects of Hurricane Fran.
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SUPER=03-Halifax Co.;


In Halifax County if could be days before residents will be able to turn on their lights.
41-hundred people are still without electricity.
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About three-thousand people on the Danville Electric System are still without power and officials are considering rebuilding some of the power lines.
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Buena Vista residents were lucky. This was the scene last summer, but this time the city was spared.
SUPER=04-Buena Vista/Friday;


Several streets were flooded, but officials say it was not even close to what they have had to deal with last time.
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3-Closings


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=School Information


There are several school systems closed today due to the recent flooding.
They include the counties of:
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Augusta,
Halifax,
Pendleton County- West Virginia, and
Pittsylvania County.

Death-Toll


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# None
GRAPHIC=Hurricane Fran


Hurricane Fran's death total in Virginia has risen to 11.
A Riner man died as a result of a vehicle accident on Friday.
21- year- old Anthony Long died Saturday morning at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
On Friday, Long drove his car off route 6-58 into a creek, killing his passenger 16-year-old Susan Meadows.

CLEAN-UP-FRAN


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=hurricane fran


The death toll from Hurricane "Fran" and its aftermath now stands at 29.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Topsail Beach, NC;

4:05:23
Six people are still missing, five of them in Topsail Beach, North Carolina where emergency workers searched through storm wreckage yesterday with dogs.
The coastal community is one of the hardest hit areas.
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4:00:50
Meantime, Flood waters created by the remnants of Fran rose to near record levels yesterday at Historic Harpers Ferry, where where the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers meet.
Rangers at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park rushed to remove 5-thousand historical items as water began filling buildings.
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Meantime in and around Washington D-C residents have been sandbagging because of the rising Potomac.
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Hortense


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=hurricane


Meantime, another big storm is brewing in the Caribbean and residents of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands aren't taking any chances.
Hortense is now some 120 miles south of St. Croix with 80 mile per hour winds.
Early this morning Hortense was upgraded from a tropical storm to a hurricane.
A tropical storm warning remains in effect for the U-S and British Virgin Islands westward through Puerto Rico.

ISRAEL


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=None


President Clinton is ready to press Israel to make good on its promises to the Palestinians.
He's scheduled to meet today with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House.
Jesse Schulman has a preview.
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EMMY


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


The medical drama E-R and the sitcom Frasier won top awards last night at the 48th annual Emmy Awards.
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E-R was named best drama series and Frasier won best comedy for the third consecutive year.
But the shows' actors were shut out.
Kathy Baker of "Picket Fences" and Dennis Franz of "N-Y-P-D Blue" won Emmys for top acting in a drama series.
Helen Hunt of "Mad About You" and John Lithgow of "Third Rock From the Sun" were honored for comedy series acting.
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4-Closings


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=School Information


There are several school systems closed today due to the recent flooding.
They include the counties of:
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Augusta,
Halifax,
Pendleton County- West Virginia, and
Pittsylvania County.

BV-FLOODING


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=DAL
TAPE#96-63
GRAPHIC=None


Although some areas in our region were hit hard by Fran, Buena Vista was not one of them.
The city was prepared to be hit, but the storm never packed the wallop residents were expecting.
Buena Vista has been rocked by flooding several times in the last year.
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SUPER=03-Buena Vista/June 1995;


In the summer of '95 the city was hit by BACK to BACK floods.
High waters tore up roads and left many homeless.
SUPER=04-Friday;


This weekend several streets flooded, but officials say it wasn't even close to what they experienced in recent floods.
And if high waters do come, officials say Buena Vista's flood wall will provide some protection.
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((RICHARD FLORA/BUENA VISTA CITY MGR: THE LEVY BEING THERE HAS GIVEN SOME PEOPLE A LITTLE COMFORT AND IT WOULD GIVE US PROTECTION. IT ISN'T COMPLETED SO THE WATER WOULD STILL BACK UP THROUGH THE INTERIOR STREAM. BUT AS FAR AS THE RIVER IT WOULD NOT GET TWO US.))
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ANCHOR=RON
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Richard Flora says the flood wall will be 90-percent complete by November.
He says the wall and levy will be operational by that time.

Storms


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=hurricane


The cleanup on the Carolina coastline from Hurricane Fran goes on this morning.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Topsail Beach, NC;


In North Carolina, 34 counties have been declared federal disaster areas.
The storm killed at least 29 people and left thousands homeless.
SUPER=03-Washington DC;


Fran, while dissapated, is still spreading her wrath thoughout the northern corridor.
In and around Washington D-C. residents along the Potomac are sandbagging, as heavy rains pushes the river to flood levels.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
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Another dangerous storm is now moving through the caribbean.
Hurricane hortense is threatening Puerto Rico and the U-S and British Virgin Islands.

Montgomery-Fire


ANCHOR=mel
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mho
TAPE#96-62
GRAPHIC=fire


Fire gutted a two story structure in Elliston early this morning.
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SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;


A Montgomery County deputy on patrol found the blaze around 2-45 this morning.
Fire crews were dispatched to the intersection of Brake Road and Roanoke Road.
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The deputy who discovered the fire suffered from smoke inhalation and was taken to Montgomery Regional Hospital.
Several other firefighters suffered from smoke and heat exhaustion.
The two story wood structure was a total loss.
No one was home at the time of the fire.
Fire officials are still investigating the cause of the fire.
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Head-Start


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#96-64
GRAPHIC=Education


More children are getting a Head Start in those all-important pre-school years.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Head Start provides care and a safe place for children three to five years old while their parents get on their feet in the work force.
Dental checkups, nutrition and play are all a big part of Head Start.
The Campbell Avenue program helps children learn to make decisions by first letting them choose their own play areas.
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((RENEE ROPER/HEAD START TEACHER: WE'RE DOING THE TEACHING ALL THE SAME TIME THE CHILDREN PLAY. CHILDREN DO LEARN THROUGH PLAY. THIS IS EXACTLY HOW HEAD START OPERATES.))
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Teachers and volunteers talk to the children as they play to encourage socialization and vocabulary.
Head Start is funded mostly by federal block grants.
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TUPAC


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


Rapper Tupac Shakur has had a second round of surgery in a Las Vegas hospital.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


The troubled rap star was operated on last night to repair internal injuries after taking several bullets in the chest late Saturday.
He remains in critical condition.
Shakur and his record producer were shot as they were driving along the city's busy casino Strip.
Police don't know yet if Shakur was deliberately targeted, or if the shooting was random.
It was the second time in two years the 25-year-old rap star has been shot.
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4-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morning
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=MLB


Ed Sprague hit a pair of two-run homers that gave Toronto a 4-to-2 victory over the New York Yankees.
For a roundup of the scores from the ball parks let's check the numbers.
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