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Israel is preparing for more violence -- pouring thousands of police and soldiers into Jerusalem.
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And convicted murderer Richard Allen Davis now sits on death row in California.

Israel


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The death toll is up to at least 55 after three days of escalating violence in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
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Palestinian police and Israeli troops battled each other with automatic weapons again yesterday.
The unrest began after Israel openened an archaeological tunnel this week near Muslim holy sites in Jerusalem.
The latest violence may lead to a meeting today between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.
President Clinton who presided over the signing of the israeli- palestinian peace accord, is urging both sides to stop the deadly fighting.
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The U-N Security council is scheduled to meet today to discuss the volatile situation.
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KLAAS


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Richard Allen Davis is now on death row at California's San Quentin Prison.
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A judge yesterday formally sentenced Davis to death for the kidnapping and murder of 12-year-old Polly Klaas.
The sentence came after Davis stunned the court in San Jose, when he alleged that Polly suggested she had been molested by her father.
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An outburst by Mark Klaas led to him being escorted from the courtroom.
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4:05:30
Davis arrived at San Quentin shortly after eight p-m.
He now awaits his date with death and Polly's vows he'll be watching the execution.
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shuttle


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Bob Dole and Bill Clinton have reached an agreement, both are calling Shannon Lucid America's newest hero.
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The Houston astronaut, who spent the last six months in space, is back home on solid ground.
She surprised doctors by walking off Shuttle Atlantis yesterday morning.
Lucid spent 188 days in space, a U-S record.
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Altavista-Mail


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Some Altavista residents may be missing some of their mail.
An ongoing investigation turned up missing and delayed pieces of mail at the Altavista Post Office.
Officer- in- Charge Sandra Pugh says customer inquiries alerted authorities to the problem and an audit was conducted.
The audit turned up the missing and undelivered mail, which will now be sent on to the affected residents.
Some of the letters may be retained for use as evidence, and those customers will be informed if their mail is involved.
Postal authorities have not yet said why or how the mail was delayed.
Their investigation continues.

Virginia-Power


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Virginia Power is bouncing back from Hurricane Fran and its largest outage in history.
The utility yesterday unveiled 100 million dollars worth of technological upgrades -- without any rate increase planned.
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Among the upgrades, 22- hundred more customer service phone lines in operation during major storms.
Repair workers in the field will start using computers in their trucks.
Computers will analyze where outages are and suggest solutions.
And workers will be able to read meters from moving cars, with handheld devices.
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Radford-Raid


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Radford's 1996 "Businessman of the Year" AND his company are the focus of a federal investigation into financial wrongdoing.
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Federal investigators showed up with a search warrant yesterday at American Research Corporation of Virginia.
They would not comment about what they were doing.
Owner Russell Churchill was not available for comment, and his wife Ann Churchill refused to answer any questions.
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But some former employees tell News-7 the feds have been asking questions about altered time sheets.
Speaking on condition of anonymity, they said investigators also wanted to know about what the ex-employees call a common practice at ARCOVA of taking money from one project to pay for another, and to pay company overhead.
The ex-employees say ARCOVA has secured more than 100 contracts to engineer products such as software and robotics, mostly with government agencies, using taxpayer dollars.
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Muldoon


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The Senate yesterday failed to override a presidential veto banning some late term abortions.
Senator John Warner voted to override the veto, but Senator Chuck Robb voted to sustain the veto.
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Ninth district congressional candidate Patrick Muldoon reproached Congressman Rick Boucher for his votes in support of late-term abortions.
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Muldoon held a puppy named Babe to illustrate for reporters what he called a "barbaric" practice.
He said what Boucher is condoning for babies would never be tolerated for dogs.
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Boucher says he opposed the ban because the bill does not allow the procedure even when the mother's life is at stake.
Boucher says his vote would be different if that exception were included.
Muldoon says he would ALSO support late-term abortion ONLY when the mother's life is at stake.

Mark-Warner


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After weeks of ads and counter-ads over John Warner's voting record, Mark Warner wants to take his evidence directly to the people.
The candidate who visited all 135 jurisdictions in Virginia is now mailing bound copies of selected John Warner votes to all 328 public libraries in the state.
The head of the Virginia Public Library Directors Association says it's up to local librarians to decide if they'll display political material.
A spokesman for Senator John Warner says it's, quoting now "obviously another desperate attempt" by Mark Warner.

Detention-Home


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Lynchburg is doing something about its crowded detention home.
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Central Virginia officials broke ground yesterday for a five million dollar expansion to Lynchburg's juvenile detention facility.
It will add forty new beds and create space for programs designed to keep young offenders from coming back.
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Lynchburg's detention home serves eight central Virginia localities.
Construction should be completed by mid-19-98.
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Here's a look at today's top stories.
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Trouble in the mid-east continues to grow.
These three days of fighting have left 55 people dead.
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The convicted murderer of Polly Klaas hears his sentence, but first he gets in a last verbal attack at his victim's father.
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Skywatchers whose vision wasn't obscured by clouds took in a celestial light show last night.
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And that's what's making news on this Friday, September 27th.
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Wx-Hello


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MIDEAST


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The fragile mid-east peace process has been shattered and this morning, there are world-wide attempts underway, to piece it back together.
Three days of bloody violence have left 55 people dead.
President Clinton who presided over the signing of the israeli- palestinian peace accord, is urging both sides to stop the deadly fighting.
Bob Simon reports.
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GINGRICH


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The house Ethics committee wants to know if House Speaker Newt Gingrich has been telling the truth about the college course he taught.
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Yesterday, the panel voted unanimously to expand its investigation.
The original inquiry dealt with whether the course was a political activity that violated tax laws.
Gingrich says he's ready to provide any information that's needed.
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lucid


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Bob Dole and Bill Clinton have reached an agreement, both are calling Shannon Lucid America's newest hero.
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The Houston astronaut, who spent the last six months in space, is back home on solid ground.
She surprised doctors by walking off Shuttle Atlantis yesterday morning.
Lucid spent 188 days in space, a U-S record.
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ECLIPSE


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Sky-gazers across the country were treated to a light-show last night, the last full lunar eclipse of the millenium.
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The earth moved between the sun and the full moon, casting a shadow across the moon and turning it red.
Look for the next full lunar eclipse in January of the year two-thousand.
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Anderson


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A Craig County physician is accused of impersonating a police officer and brandishing a firearm.
Doctor William C. Anderson was following three young men in a vehicle two weeks ago. When they stopped, Anderson allegedly pulled a gun on them.
Three days later Paul Roy Law swore out a warrant against Anderson.
The 48- year- old physician works at the Lewis Gale Family Practice clinic in New Castle, but he's on vacation this week and could not be reached for comment.
Doctor Anderson is due in General District Court next month.

Davis


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The man convicted of kidnapping and murdering 12- year- old Polly Klaas spent his first night in California's San Quentin Prison.
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A judge formally sentenced Richard Allen Davis to death yesterday, but only after one final vicious verbal attack against Polly's father.
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An outburst by Mark Klaas led to him being escorted from the courtroom.
Earlier he also had a chance to speak.
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Davis arrived at San Quentin shortly after eight p-m.
He now awaits execution and Polly's vows he'll be watching.
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Goodlatte


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Republican congressman Bob Goodlatte of Roanoke plans to bring a special guest to a fund-raiser next week.
The guest, Sonny Bono was the male half of the pop music duo Sonny and Cher in the 60s.
Bono will attend a one-thousand-dollar-a-couple party Monday at the Hotel Roanoke.
Bono was elected to the House in 1994. Before that he was mayor of Palm Springs.

Mortgage


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Buying a home can be a difficult task, especially if you have a bad credit record.
But a local group is helping potential home owners get over the threshold.
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The Blue Ridge Housing Development Corporation held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the successful mortgage closing for Edna Nicely.
She's the first graduate of the Welcome Home program and now, a first- time home owner.
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The group has a goal to assist at least 200 people in some way next year.
And organizers hope 25 of them will actually own a home in 1997.
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Hooters


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The restaurant known for its waitresses in tight T-shirts and short shorts, is opening on Williamson Road.
Not everyone is happy about it, but co- owner Philip Cornett says that comes with the territory.
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After hearing the news last week, Glenn Friedland started a grassroots organization to oppose Hooters move to town.
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And he's hoping all the nay- sayers do just that when the restaurant opens in November.
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4-Scores


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Baltimore's 4-to-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays inched the Orioles closer to their first playoff appearance in 13 years.
For the round up of last night's basball scores let's check the boards.
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