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ANCHOR=Connie
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(( HERE'S WHAT'S NEXT ON NEWS-7 PRIMETIME... FORMER HEAVYWEIGHT BOXING CHAMP OLIVER MCCALL IS ARRESTED IN MARTINSVILLE--
ISRAELI AND PALESTINIAN LEADERS MEET FACE-TO-FACE FOR DAY ONE OF TALKS IN WASHINGTON. ))
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top-story


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#top
GRAPHIC=none
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TOP STORY GRAPHIC 11004
It's Tuesday, October First,....Our TOP STORY tonight,
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VO-NAT


The driver involved in last night's fatal high speed chase could be charged with vehicular homicide.
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P-Chase-Fatal


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#596-36
GRAPHIC=n7pt


This is NEWS-7 Primetime on WEFC. Good Evening, I'm Connie Stevens.
SS=fatal accident


The two suspects who allegedly stole a car are still in the hospital tonight.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co./Last Night


The accident happened last night in a narrow curve of US-220 when the suspects' car collided with two other vehicles.
A high speed chase started on Interstate 64 in Alleghany County.
29-year old Timothy Wayne Mays died at the scene.
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SUPER=01-Joel Branscom/Botetourt Co. Prosecutor;

(( ))
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VO-NAT


Today, state police said Trooper J.J. Daniels followed proper procedures in pursuit of the car, and ultimately called off the CHASE moments before the crash.
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P-Fatal-React


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE# 596-27
GRAPHIC=fatal ax


A Covington family is now left to deal with the tragedy.
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VO-NAT


Timothy Wayne Mays was killed 19-days before his 30th birthday.
SUPER=03-Covington;


An only child, he is survived by his mother, Sarah Mays, who says last night Timothy was in the wrong place at the wrong time.
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SOT 14:20:49
IN Q=he was very special

((SARAH MAYS/VICTIM'S MOTHER; HE WAS VERY SPECIAL, A SPECIAL BOY. HE LOVED LIFE, HE LOVED TAKING PICTURES OF PEOPLE. HE'S DONE IT EVER SINCE HE WAS REAL SMALL, AFTER HIS FATHER DIED.))
SUPER=01-Sarah Mays/Victim's Mother
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=after his father died
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


Mays says she doesn't fault the police for the accident that killed her son.

P-McCall


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=kmc
TAPE# 596-40 edit of 96-78
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Wembley, England/Sept. 26, 1994;


Former heavyweight boxing champ Oliver McCall was charged with driving under the influence, and disorderly conduct today in Martinsville.
Authorities are also investigating his alleged involvement in a string of property damage incidents.
Police received complaints of broken windows at the Paradise Inn, the High Street Baptist Church, as well as at the local boxing ring today.
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TALENT=Connie
SS=Legal Scales


McCall has admitted to having a crack cocaine addiction.
Earlier this month, though, while training in Martinsville he said he had kicked his drug habit.

p-merger-meeting


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#596-37
GRAPHIC=none


Should Martinsville and Henry County study a MERGER?
That's the question southside officials were asking residents tonight.
double boxes Kimberly/Connie


Kimberly McBroom was at the meeting. Kim what's the general consensus of a merger study?
SUPER=@Kimberly1;
SUPER=71-Martinsville
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(roll cue: "...opponents say no way.")
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SUPER=01-S. E. Moran/Merger Study Opponent;
SUPER=01-Butch Hamlett/Merger Study Supporter;
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SUPER=71-Martinsville;
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double boxes Kimberly/Connie
(questions: If they do decide to go ahead with the study, what's the

timetable.)

P-Perot


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#Net-B
GRAPHIC=perot


For Reform Party nominee Ross Perot, it's still three's a crowd.
It looks as if he will not be included in the presidential debate Sunday in Connecticut.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape;


This afternoon, a federal judge rejected the Texas billionaire's effort to be allowed into the debate.
Judge Thomas Hogan ruled the Federal Election Commission was created to hear such claims, not the courts.
Recently the election commission ruled the Reform Party Candidate could not participate.
Perot's attorneys plan to appeal.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE


She's more than Ferrum College's defensive soccer player of the year-- with even more goals OFF the field.
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VO-NAT


But first-- Israelis are rallying in the streets of Israel as the first day of the Mideast Summit wraps up in Washington.
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P-Mideast


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#NET-A
GRAPHIC=MID EAST PEACE


In Washington, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Chairman Yassar Arafat are talking.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC; :


Today they joined President Clinton in the Oval Office-- but they also met privately.
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SOT 1:31:31
IN Q=Our presence

((OUR PRESENCE HERE SYMBOLIZES OUR DESIRE TO END THE VIOLENCE, GET THE PEACE PROCESS GOING, WE'VE COME A LONG WAY IN THE LAST THREE YEARS AND NO ONE WANTS TO TURN BACK.))
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=wants to turn back.
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VO-NAT


The administration described the talks as sober but constructive... stressing it's only a first step toward breaking through the anger, frustration and suspicion.
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P-Israel


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Tel Aviv, Israel; :


Meantime in Tel Aviv, today, thousands of Israelis rallied.
They're hoping to encourage Netanyahu and Arafat to be more flexible in the talks.
Israeli Army Units are in battle positions in the West Bank and Gaza Strip-- worried about a renewed eruption of violence if the summit fails.
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P-Gulf-Illness


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-41
GRAPHIC=gulf war syndrome


A C-I-A study could spell bad news for U-S troops who served in the Gulf War.
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VO-NAT


The Pentagon says it could reveal that many more soldiers may have been exposed to chemical weapons during an explosion in southern Iraq.
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SOT 20:15:17
IN Q=I just don't think

((KENNETH BACON/PENTAGON SPOKESMAN: I JUST DON'T THINK WE KNOW AT THIS STAGE, BUT WE HAVE TO THINK IN TERMS OF BIG NUMBERS, BIGGER THAN 15,000 CERTAINLY. ))
SUPER=01-Kenneth Bacon/Pentagon Spokesman; :
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=certainly.
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VO-NAT


A computer model is being used for this latest estimate of how many may have been exposed to serin nerve gas.
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P-Unabomber


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#net-d
GRAPHIC=Kaczynski


More charges for the suspected Unabomber.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Helena, MT/File Tape;


Theodore Kaczynski was indicted in New Jersey for the bombing death of an advertising executive in 1994.
It's the latest in a string of charges that span six states and involve eight attacks.
Kaczynski is in custody in Sacramento charged with four bombings there that killed two people.
The charges in both California and New Jersey carry a possible death penalty.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE


One out of every eleven children in this country has dangerous levels of lead in their blood.
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VO-NAT


One possible culprit-- the playground, with chipping, peeling lead-based paint.
More on the story, as News-7 PRIMETIME continues.
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SOT 00:01;48
IN Q=A child could

(( A CHILD COULD HAVE HIGH BLOOD LEAD LEVELS BY INGESTING A PAINT CHIP ABOUT THE SIZE OF THE TOP OF THE PENCIL ERASER FOR 15-30 DAYS ))
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OUT Q=15-30 days.

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P-Food-Stamps


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#596-29
GRAPHIC=welfare in va


National welfare reform took effect today, and most of the plans are already in place in Virginia.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Except this.
State officials now say there is ONE major impact.
Food stamp recipients in Virginia will now have to work for their benefits.
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SOT 14:26:40
IN Q=We feel

((CLARENCE CARTER/VA. SOCIAL SERVICES COMMISSIONER: WE FEEL THAT WE ARE VERY FAR AHEAD OF THE CURVE IN VIRGINIA BECAUSE OF THE VIRGINIA INDEPENDENCE PROGRAM. BUT WE STILL HAVE A GREAT DEAL OF WORK TO DO TO BE ABLE TO IMPLEMENT THE OTHER PROVISIONS OF THE TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES.))
SUPER=01-Clarence Carter/Va. Social Services Commissioner;
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OUT Q=needy families.
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VO-NAT


Virginia's "work for welfare program" is tied to Aid for Families with Dependent Children -- NOT food stamps.
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TALENT=Connie
SS=HOLD


Of the 510-thousand people who get food stamps in Virginia, those between 18 and 50 will have to prove they're working by March, or lose their food stamps.
Letters explaining this will be mailed out next month.

P-Soccer-Player


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-70
GRAPHIC=None


A local college student is wearing a number of hats her senior year--
Scott Prince has more on Shannon Sayer--a "model soccer player."
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((For Ferrum College Soccer fans... watching Shannon Sayer on the field is a thing of beauty.
She's an all conference performer and wears the crown of Defensive Player of the Year.
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But these days Shannon is being regarded as a beauty off the field... and she's sporting a different kind of crown.
A few weeks ago, Shannon won the Ms. Richmond Pageant-- and independent contest that netted her rhinestones, a trip to Florida, and a modeling scholarship.
But she's making sure all of this new- found attention doesn't go to her head.
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OUT Q=It's hidden.


Shannon doesn't even have time to think about her accomplishments.
When she's not playing soccer, or winning beauty pageants, she'll usually be found studying... or performing duties as a residence hall advisor.
But after this, her senior year, she'll be finished with school... and her soccer career will likely end.
After graduation Shannon hopes to FULFIL the goal of becoming a professional model.
As for right now, she's concentrating on STOPPING goals on the soccer field.
Scott Prince, News- 7, Franklin County.)) Wx-Tape
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RRE-CST-TOSS
ANCHOR=Connie


More NEWS-7 Primetime is coming up-- we'll be right back. cc sponsor go to break

P-Lead


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-33
GRAPHIC=lead poisoning


The Consumer Product Safety Commission is worried that playgrounds may not be the safest place for kids.
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VO-NAT


It appears many playgrounds contain equipment with chipping lead paint.
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SOT 00:01:09
IN Q=Children

((ANN BROWN/CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION: CHILDREN ESPECIALLY THOSE SIX YEARS AND YOUNGER, CAN INGEST LEAD PAINT CHIPS BY PUTTING THEIR HANDS ON THE EQUIPMENT WHILE PLAYING AND THEN PUTTING THEIR HANDS IN THEIR MOUTHS, ))
SUPER=01-Ann Brown/Consumer Product Safety Commission
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OUT Q=in their mouths.
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VO-NAT


One out of every 11 kids-- that's about one-point seven million children in this country have dangerous levels of lead in their blood.
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SOT 00:01:29
IN Q=Lead poisoning

((LEAD POISONING IN CHILDREN CAN LEAD TO BEHAVIORAL PROBLEMS,LEARNING DISABILITIES, HEARING PROBLEMS AND STUNTED GROWTH ))
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OUT Q=stunted growth
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VO-NAT


The lead paint is ONLY a problem if it deteriorates-- which does happen after normal wear and tear.
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P-Estrogen


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-38
GRAPHIC=women's health


A new study shows that taking estrogen can help prevent osteoarthritis in women over 65.
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VO-NAT


The study published in the "Archives of Internal Medicine" found a 38 percent lower risk of osteoarthritis of the hip in women taking estrogen compared to women who never took it.
Osteoarthritis is a disease of the cartilage in the joints that occurs as people age.
It accounts for 70 percent of the 200-thousand hip and knee replacement surgeries in the U.S. each year.
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cool-video


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


And from the lighter side--
We've learned on News 7 PRIMETIME in the past few days, that some people will resort to desperate measures for concert tickets.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=75-Atlanta; :


In Atlanta today, folks driving past the Lenox Mall got an eye-full:
A man was duct taped to a light pole...
A radio station had asked its listeners..."What would you do for KISS concert tickets?"...and John Driscoll was the winner.
He taped himself four feet off the ground and hung there for several hours.
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VO-NAT


The KISS concert in Atlanta is underway this hour.
For diehard KISS fans in our region....the band will be at the Roanoke Civic Center THURSDAY night.
All you have to do to get tickets, is well....buy them.
Rather than hang by a lightpole, you can pay 27-50 dollars, for your place in the crowd.
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toss to sports

Sp-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-17
GRAPHIC=NONE


Welcome everybody to tonight's PrimeTime Sports, the major league division playoffs began today, we'll take a look at opening game wins by the Orioles and Cards, plus check in with Tech coach Frank Beamer.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Hot Springs/Merrill Lynch Shoot-Out; :00


But first no one was more PrimeTime today than Senior PGA star Walter Morgan, who overcame a shaky start to win today's Merrill Lynch Shootout at the Cascades Course in Hot Springs.
This putt on the final hole gave him the win over Bob Murphy.
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((WALTER MORGAN/MERRILL LYNCH SHOOTOUT WINNER:))
SUPER=01-Walter Morgan/Merrill Lynch Shootout Winner; :00
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=...HA HA."
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VO-NAT CON'T


Morgan got $130 thousand bucks for the win and a hug from his wife, but what's he gonna do with all that cash?
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IN Q="Ask my...

((WALTER MORGAN: ))
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=...THE MONEY."
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VO-NAT CON'T


I'll be right back after this quick break.
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Sp-Orioles


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#st5-23
GRAPHIC=ORIOLES/INDIANS


The postseason PARTY in major league baseball opened this afternoon in Baltimore with plenty of fanfare, and thankfully, just the right number of umpires.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Baltimore/ESPN; :00


The umpires who had threatened to boycott the playoffs after Roberto Alomar spat in one of their brethren's face last week, did some to work.
As did Alomar who took his spot at second base while being serenaded with a chorus of boos by his home fans.
But once the Orioles and Indians got game one of their series underway they were hitting instead of spitting.
Brady Anderson leads off the game with a solo homer to right and it's 1-to-nothing Orioles.
The Indians Manny Ramirez would answer that with a solo shot of is own to left field. It's 1-to-1 in the top of the second.
B.J. Surhoff would answer that one for the Orioles with another solo blast to right center in the bottom of the second.
But the back and forth nonsense would end in the sixth when the Orioles got five runs, four coming off Bobby Bonilla's grand slam, that plates
SUPER=35-Cleveland/4/Baltimore/10/Orioles Lead 1-0;

Anderson, Todd Zeile and Rafael Palmiero and the Orioles smoke the Indians 10-to-4.
Game two of the best of five series is set for tomorrow at 1, and the defending American League champs know that winning this thing just got tougher.
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IN Q="It makes...

((MIKE HARGROVE/INDIANS MANAGER:))
SUPER=01-Mike Hargrove/Indians Manager; :00
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OUT Q=...WHAT HAPPENS."
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SP-Cards


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s6-22
SS=cards/PADRES


The other afternoon opening game today was in the national League in St. Louis where the Cardinals hosted the Padres.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-St. Louis, MO/ESPN; :00
Gary Gaetti, the former Minnesota Twin showed the young players on the St.

Louis roster what the postseason is all about as he opened the game with a this
3 run homer in the first SUPER=35-San Diego/ /St. Louis/ ;

to give the Cards the lead for good.
St. Louis would beat San Diego in game one 3-to-1.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=cards/padres


Game two in that series is set for Thursday back in St. Louis.
SS=dodgers/braves


The Braves and Dodgers open their best of five tomorrow in LA. They will have their work cut out for them.
12 of the 16 runs scored in this afternoon's action came on Homers.

SP-MLB


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=YANKS/RANGERS


The New York Yankees are playing the Rangers at this hour in game one of their divisional series.
Right now in the 6TH, the Yankees TRAILS IN the game 6 to 2.
SS=DODGERS/BRAVES


Tomorrow the Braves open defense of their world series title when they take on the Dodgers in LA.

SP-Tech


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10PM
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#tf96-1
GRAPHIC=TECH FOOTBALL


The Virginia Tech Hokies don't play again until October 12th when they host Temple at Lane Stadium.
This afternoon we spoke with head coach Frank Beamer who says his team has some work to do in a number of areas after Saturday blowout loss to Syracuse.
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IN Q="I think...

((FRANK BEAMER/VA. TECH HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Va. Tech Head Coach; :00
RUNS=:21
OUT Q=...REALLY WANT TO BE."
ANCHOR=Mike
SS=NONE


Beamer says he will make a statement later this week concerning Marcus Parker's status.
The Salem native has missed all four games this season on indefinite probation.
Parker could be reinstated, he may possibly redshirt, and some have hinted he has even considered transferring.

P-Disney


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#net-c
GRAPHIC=disney


It's the silver anniversary for Mickey Mouse's home in Florida.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Orlando, FL;


It was 25 years ago that Walt Disney World opened its doors in Orlando.
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SOT 15:20:19
IN Q=

((MICKEY MOUSE: WOW, 25 YEARS. ARE YOU READY TO CELEBRATE. THEN LET'S GO. NAT SOUND OF BAND MUSIC!))
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=NAT SOUND OF BAND MUSIC."
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VO-NAT


The Walt Disney Company paid for boys and girls club members from across the country to visit the Magic Kingdom. The ceremony ended with the singing of When you Wish upon a star- and a fly over by the U-S Navy Blue Angels.
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preview-boards


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


Here are some of the stories were working on in the newsroom for NEWS-7 at 11.
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SUPER=77-Landrith vs. Goode


George Landrith squared off against Virgil Goode at Hampden Sydney tonight
SUPER=78-Fifth District Debate;

for a debate. Steve Smallshaw has a report on the two men vying for L-F Payne's Congressional seat.
SUPER=79-Schools, Taxes & Tobacco;


The two debated issues including schools, tax cuts and tobacco regulations.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE


NEWS-7 at 11 on WDBJ-7 is just 30-minutes away.
Thanks for watching NEWS-7 Primetime. We'll see you back here tomorrow.