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(( HERE'S WHAT YOU'LL SEE ON NEWS-7 PRIMETIME...
A CONVICTED MURDERER IS SCHEDULED TO BE PAROLED LATER THIS WEEK AND RETURN TO HIS HOME TOWN OF PEARISBURG...
WE'LL HEAR FROM THE MAN WHO HEROICALLY PULLED TWO PEOPLE OUT OF A BURNING CAR ON INTERSTATE 581... ))
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top-story


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#top
GRAPHIC=none
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TOP STORY GRAPHIC 11004
And it's Wednesday, September 25th,....Our Top Story tonight,
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VO-NAT


The death toll is growing, with fighting in the Middle East.
Hundreds are injured-- in a fierce flareup over a Muslim holy site.
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P-Israel


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=cst
TAPE#NET-C
GRAPHIC=news-7 primetime


Good Evening, this is News 7 PRIMETIME on WEFC.
I'm Connie Stevens.
The U-S is now putting pressure on Israel's Prime Minister-- to take personal charge of the gun battle-- and negotiate a settlement.
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((NAT SOUND BULLETS ETC.))
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VO-NAT


Seven are dead-
And at least 350 are hurt in clashes between Palestinian and Israeli soldiers.
SUPER=03-Jerusalem;


Palestinians are protesting construction of a tunnel near a Jerusalem mosque.
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((BENJAMIN NETANYAHU/ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER: IT DOESN'T TOUCH THE TEMPLE MOUNT. IT'S ON THE SIDE OF THE MOUNT. IN NO WAY DOES IT MOVES IN OR BODE INTO THE ISLAMIC HOLY PLACES.))
SUPER=01-Benjamin Netanyahu/Israeli Prime Minister;
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VO-NAT


Netanyahu says Israel has total respect for Jewish, Islamic and Christian holy places.
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P-Immigration


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#net-e
GRAPHIC=washington dc


On Capitol Hill....the House is hoping to crack down on illegal aliens.
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VO-NAT


The house has passed a bill that doubles the number of border patrol officers, and speeds up the deportation process.
The measure now goes to the Senate, along with a second immigration bill that President Clinton had threatened to veto.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE


That bill would allow states to deny public school education to illegal alien children.

P-Local-Immigration


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10 p.m.
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#596-41
GRAPHIC=NONE


Roanoke doesn't have a significant problem with illegal immigration.
But the city does have a growing foreign population.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


This Cambodian restauranteur says current laws are tough on most legal immigrants-- but not tough enough on illegal aliens.
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((CHAMREUN BUN/IMMIGRANT: I THINK THEY SHOULD BE TOUGHER TO THE ILLEGAL ALIENS THAT COME WITHOUT PAPERS AND THEY SHOULD BE FAIR AND MORE ON THE SIDE OF PEOPLE THAT TRY SO HARD TO DO IT IN THE RIGHT WAY. ))
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


A local immigration official says employer sanctions must be included for regulations to be effective.
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P-581-Ax


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=five
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#596-26
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(( ))
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***connie on cart***
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If it weren't for the quick action of Frankie Lee Hall, yesterday's fiery crash on Interstate 581 might have ended tragically.
Today, the marine recruiter said HE is thankful he was able to help.
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Hall was travelling behind the two vehicles when the small car collided with the truck and became wedged beneath its trailer.
He helped Nicole Hicks from the car, then went back for Kevin Billinger.
Both were treated at Roanoke Memorial Hospital and released.
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P-School-Shooting


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#net-d
GRAPHIC=shooting


A classroom full of students watched as a fellow student shot and killed his teacher in Georgia.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-DeKalb Co., GA;


Authorities say the 16-year old student was new to the Alternative Education School in DeKalb (de-CAB) County.
They say he shot his English teacher-- and was taken into custody a short time later.
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((TWO GUYS....BREAK IT UP.))
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VO-NAT


The Alternative Education school is designed to help keep troubled students in school--
So many parents say the school should have metal detectors in case kids bring weapons in.
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P-Scientology


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#net-G

wipe wipe wipe
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VO-NAT


At least four people were shot today at the Church of Scientology headquarters in Portland, Oregon.
According to witnesses, a man walked into the building with a can of gasoline, started a fire then began shooting.
Police have one man in custory-- and are checking reports a second person may have been involved.
The victims all remain hospitalized.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE


A man who spent 15-years behind bars for killing two people, walks back into society Friday...that story next on News-7 Primetime--
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VO-NAT

Plus a Northern Virginia computer expert is arrested for passing defense secrets to South Korea...
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P-Spying


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#net-f
GRAPHIC=none


A Navy Intelligence Analyst has been arrested for spying--
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VO-NAT


Robert Kim of Sterling is charged with passing defense secrets to South Korea.
The 56-year-old computer expert from Northern Virginia, is a native of Korea but a naturalized U-S citizen.
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((JIM CLARK/KIM'S ATTORNEY: THE GOVERNMENT CLAIMS TO HAVE HAD KNOWLEDGE THAT THE ACTIVITIES DESCRIBED IN THE COMPLAINT WERE GOING ON SINCE LAST MAY AND MADE NO EFFORT TO STOP IT, WHICH LEAVES ME TO BELIEVE THAT PERHAPS THE DOCUMENTS THAT THE GOVERNMENT CLAIMS WERE BEING PASSED CERTAINLY SHOULDN'T HAVE CREATED A RISK TO OUR NATIONAL SECURITY ))
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VO-NAT


The State Department would only say official U-S contact has been made with the South Korean government.
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((THE U.S. AND SOUTH KOREA ARE STRONG ALLIES AND FRIENDS AND BECAUSE OF THAT WE COUNT ON FULL SOUTH KOREAN COOPERATION IN BRINGING THIS VERY DISTURBING AND PUZZLING CASE TO RESOLUTION. ))
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE


Though South Korea is a U-S ally, it's interested in U-S intelligence on North Korea and in American military technology.

p-Smith


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE# net-a 96-70
GRAPHIC=None


In 1981, two hikers from Maine were murdered on the Appalachian Trail in Giles County.
15-years later their killer is due to be released from prison.
Tracy Altizer reports.
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(( This is Ingram Village in Pearisburg, the neighborhood where Randall Lee Smith grew up, and where he'll return this Friday to live with his mother after serving about half of a 30 year- sentence for murder.
Some neighbors are worried.
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((BOBBY REYNOLDS/NEIGHBOR: THEY JUST WONDER HOW IT'S GONNA BE. QUESTION: THEY'RE WORRIED? ANSWER: YEAH, OF COURSE, LIKE I SAY THAT STANDS TO REASON. ))
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But Joe and Dessie Whittaker watched Smith grow up. They describe him as friendly, helpful, and quiet. They don't believe he could have committed the crimes without provocation.
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((DESSIE WHITTAKER/NEIGHBOR: YEAH, HE WAS JUST AS GOOD AS HE COULD BE. I'VE KNOWN HIM EVER SINCE HE WAS BORN AND I HAVEN'T HAD NO TROUBLE WITH HIM WHATSOEVER.))
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But in May in 1981, Susan Ramsay was slashed to death after a fierce struggle.
Her companion, Bob Mountford was shot dead in his sleeping bag.
A week later Smith's abandoned truck was found in Myrtle Beach. Inside authorities found a suicide note linking him to the crimes, then nabbed Smith hiding in woods.
His fingerprints matched the bloody ones on evidence that had been buried near the murder scene.
Investigators who worked the case say they were disappointed with the plea bargain then, and remain so now as Smith's homecoming nears.
But his release is not without conditions.
Smith will remain on supervised parole for ten years. For an undetermined amount of that time he'll have to wear a home electronic monitoring device.
Some neighbors say how he gets along in Ingram Village will be up to him.
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((SABRINA PAYNE/NEIGHBOR: EVERYBODY DESERVES A CHANCE. HE'S DID HIS TIME. ))
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Tracy Altizer, News 7.))

P-Zelenak


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#596-25
GRAPHIC=zelenak


The state court of appeals has overturned the conviction of Tina Zelenak.
She was involved in a series of armed robberies in the Blacksburg area four years ago.
Zelenak claimed she did it, because she was AFRAID of her boyfriend, Paul Morehead.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Christiansburg/February 1993


The judge wouldn't let Zelenak's social worker bolster the claim at trial.
Without that testimony, the jury found Zelenak guilty of attempted robbery.
That prompted her to plead "no contest" to murder a few days later, rather than risk another trial.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


The Court of Appeals sent the case back to Montgomery County for a new trial on the attempted robbery.
Zelenak is serving a LIFE sentence for her role in two other incidents where the victims were KILLED.

P-Covington


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=sly
TAPE#net-b 96-71
GRAPHIC=radford univ


He's only been at the helm of Radford University for a litte more than a year-- but now the school's governing board is asking
SS=covington

for a performance evaluation of president Douglas Covington.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Radford/File Tape;


Some students and faculty members reportedly are worried whether there's a plan to oust Covington, the school's first African American president.
Covington came to Radford in June of 1995.
University officials say the evaluation is designed to measure Covington's leadership.
But board member Nancy Wilson said discussion of firing Covington surfaced within the board this summmer.
Covington has agreed to the evaluation.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE


Students right here in our region are getting pumped up about taking care of
their hearts---
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VO-NAT


And some big names in the medical field are helping boost the size of the workforce at one Salem company-- we'll take you to Noble-Met...next.
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P-Noble-Met


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#596-36
GRAPHIC=biz news


A Salem company will double the size of its plant in the coming months to accomodate its growing business.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


Noble- Met makes metal components for medical equipment, principally catheters.
Increased sales to a client list boasting names like Johnson- and- Johnson and Boston Scientific have prompted this expansion.
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IN Q=Right now

((JOHN FREELAND/NOBLE MET PRESIDENT: RIGHT NOW WE'VE INCREASED TO ABOUT A 50 MAN WORKFORCE AND WE SHOULD BE UP TO ABOUT 70 TO 80 PEOPLE, I'D IMAGINE BY THE END OF 1997.))
SUPER=01-John Freeland/Noble Met President;
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VO-NAT


This is the second expansion for Noble Met since it moved to its new plant two years ago.
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P-JAMA


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-35
GRAPHIC=stroke


The study of a clot-dissolving drug to treat stroke victims has been halted because the drug-- Streptokinase-- was found it wasn't helping patients.
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VO-NAT


Researchers also found it may cause complications if given more than three hours after a stroke.
The study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Also in JAMA, Alzheimer's Disease may partially be caused by environmental factors.
Men of Japanese ancestory living in Hawaii had twice the rate of Alzheimer's Disease as those in Japan.
The authors of the study speculate exposure to pesticides and stress of moving from Japan to Hawaii may be to blame.
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P-Heartpower


ANCHOR=connie
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=spr
TAPE#596-29
GRAPHIC=cardiac care


Cardiac care generally focuses on adults, but did you know-- four million children have higher- than- normal blood pressure.
Up to one- third of the nation's children are obese.
And 27- million kids have high cholesterol levels.
Tonight, Scott Prince tells us about a new program schools will use to hopefully reduce those figures.
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SUPER=01-Wayne Harris/Roanoke School Superintendent; :27
SUPER=01-Joe Pirro/Oak Grove Third Grader; :41
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((HEART DISEASE IS THE BIGGEST HEALTH PROBLEM IN AMERICA TODAY. ))
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Educators and health officials are afraid THAT message is getting lost.. especially when it comes to area youngsters.
That's why the American Heart Association has introduced "Heart!Power"-- a new program designed to get kids excited about healthy lifestyles.
It's a series of videos, books, and activities presented in a slick, Nickelodian- style package.
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SOT 10:24:44
IN Q=It's colorful

((WAYNE HARRIS/ROANOKE SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT: WE'RE EXCITED ABOUT IT. IT'S QUALITY INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL AND IT HAS THE POTENTIAL TO ENGAGE STUDENTS IN THEIR LEARNING. ))
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Students from Oak Grove Elementary School got the first look at Heart!Power, and they're giving the program high marks.
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((JOE PIRRO/THIRD GRADER: THEY'RE NEAT. I THINK EVERYBODY WOULD LIKE TO MAKE HEALTH MORE INTERESTING TO LEARN AND THE KIDS WILL LIKE THEM FOR WHATEVER GRADE THEY'RE IN. ))
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Thanks to a 74- thousand dollar grant from Columbia Healthcare, Heart!Power will be found in every elementary school in the Roanoke Valley-- and parts of the New River Valley, too.
But that's not all.
There will be one kit for every two teachers.
A- H- A officials say that's the key to the program.
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IN Q=With so

((VICTORIA LONGLEY/AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION OF THE ROANOKE VALLEY: WITH SO MUCH OF IT, WE FEEL IT WILL BE USED. IF YOU JUST HAD ONE KIT THAT SAT IN THE LIBRARY, THEY'RE GOING TO FORGET ABOUT IT. BUT THIS IS COLORFUL AND IT'S GOING TO BE SITTING IN THE ROOMS AND THEY'RE GOING TO USE IT-- AND THAT'S WHAT IS IMPORTANT- THAT THEY USE IT. ))
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And students won't have to wait very long.
Heart!Power will make its classroom debut in a few weeks.
Scott Prince, News- 7.))

cool-video


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#cool video
GRAPHIC=News-7 primetime


And from the "Imagine That" department, how old is really old?
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VO-NAT


Our video of the day comes from a remote corner of Australia, where
SUPER=75-Australia; :

scientists believe they've found proof that may re-write the history of man.
They've found some of the oldest rock carvings, dating back to as much as 176-thousand years ago.
The scientists used thermo-luminescence to unearth the aboriginal art work.
Still, some scientsts are skeptical of the methods, and the findings.
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toss to mike

SP-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-16
GRAPHIC=none


The New York Yankees clinch the American League East pennant tonight, Steve Mason talks with the 49er and former Hokie Tyronne Drakeford, and we'll check out Jackie Joyner-Kersee on the hardwoods.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=04-World Wide Pants; :00


But first I must tell you NASCAR fans that Jeff Gordon will be on Late Night with David Letterman this evening at 11:35 on WDBJ.
Gordon has an 81 point lead in the Winston Cup standings with 5 games to go.
Now your ball park figures.
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SP-Yanks


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-17
GRAPHIC=YANKEES

The New York Yankees clinched the American League eastern division tonight with a 19-to-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-New York/Brewers vs. Yankees; :00


The 19 runs marked the Yanks highest scoring game in some 34 years, and everyone got into the act today including Darryl Strawberry, who delivers with this two run double to right center field.
Tino Martinez and Tim Raines would homer to give David Cone the win.
SUPER=35-Milwaukee/2/New York/19/Yanks Clinch East;


After a 13 year dry spell the Yankees have clinched playoff berths the past two season.
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SP-Drakeford


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=FB96-2
GRAPHIC=NFL


Making the move from College to the NFL is a big step for even a Heisman trophy winner.
SS=Tyronne Drakeford


Former Hokie Tyronne Drakeford who is now in his third year in the league with the 49ers has found out first hand just how tough stepping up can be.
Steve Mason has more on the 1994 Virginia Tech grad.
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SUPER=@Steve1; :28
SUPER=01-George Seifert/49ers Head Coach; :53
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SP-Women


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-21
GRAPHIC=BULLS LOGO


The Chicago Bulls, who usually prefer experience over youth, signed 20 year veteran Robert Parish to a two year deal today.
Parish definitely fits that mold he is 43 years old.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Richmond; :00


Jackie Joyner-Kersee isn't nearly that old but she says she felt it today as she began workouts with the Richmond Rage in the new all-women American Basketball League.
The former UCLA players struggled a bit but she says she will stick it out.
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IN Q="I'm not...

((JACKIE JOYNER-KERSEE/RICHMOND RAGE GUARD:))
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OUT Q=...WALK AWAY."



preview-boards


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#bds
GRAPHIC=none


Here are some of the stories we're working on in the newsroom for NEWS-7 at 11.
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SUPER=x5024;
SUPER=77-Duke Sparks Riot;


Students riot at California College as David Duke debates Affirmative Action--
SUPER=78-Death Penalty OK;


Plus-- Capital punishment remains an option in the Oklahoma City bombing trial.
SUPER=x5025
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE

watching NEWS-7 Primetime, goodnight. Join Jean Jadhon in 30-minutes for NEWS-7 at 11 on WDBJ-7. Thanks for