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(( HERE'S WHAT'S NEXT ON NEWS-7 PRIMETIME...VIOLENCE RETURNS TO NORTHERN IRELAND AS TWO BOMBS EXPLODE A BRITISH ARMY HEADQUARTERS--
THE DIRECTOR OF A LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT IN THE SOUTHSIDE IS NOT LICENSED PHYSICIAN IN VIRGINIA....VIOLATING STATE LAW. ))
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top-story


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#top
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TOP STORY GRAPHIC 11004
Our TOP STORY tonight, Monday October Seventh--
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VO-NAT


The man who allegedly led police on a high speed chase and then slammed into two other vehicles in Botetourt County faces murder charges.
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P-220-Ax


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=spr
TAPE#596-26
SS=news-7 primetime


Good Evening, this is News 7 PRIMETIME on WEFC.
I'm Connie Stevens
GRAPHIC=Police chase


It's been a week since that deadly high- speed chase in Botetourt County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co./Last Week;


Today the man who was allegedly trying to out-MOTOR police last Monday, was charged with second degree murder.
18- year- old Timmy Stocks also faces two other felony charges-- eluding a police officer and grand larceny.
According to officials, Stocks was clocked at near 90- miles an hour on Route 220.
Authorities chased him... but halted their pursuit after six minutes.
Stocks reportedly continued to flee when he slammed into two other cars, killing one person.
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SUPER=01-Joel Branscom/Botetourt Co. Commonwealth's Atty.;
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VO-NAT


Stocks is being held at the Botetourt County jail.
A bond hearing hasn't been scheduled yet.
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P-Ireland


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#net-a
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lisburn, N. Ireland; :


From London to Washington, officials are condemning a double bombing today in Northern Ireland.
Two explosions rocked British Army headquarters in the province.
One went off in a parking lot.
Minutes later the second exploded near the base's main medical facility.
As many as 31 people were hurt.
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SOT 15:05:43
IN Q=I think what

((JOHN MAJOR/BRITISH PRIME MINISTER: I THINK WHAT THEY HAVE DONE IS BARBARIC, TO HAVE PLACED A BOMB WITHOUT WARNING TO KILL OR MAME INNOCENT MEN AND WOMEN. AND THEN TO PLACE A SECOND BOMB WHERE THOSE PEOPLE ALREADY INJURED AND MAIMED MIGHT BE CAUGHT AS THEY CAUGHT MEDICAL ATTENTION, OR TO KILL THE PEOPLE GETTING THEM MEDICAL ATTENTION IS JUST UNSPEAKABLE. ))
SUPER=01-John Major/British Prime Minister; :
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VO-NAT


There's been no claim, though, Unionists are already blaming the Irish Republican Army.
The I-R-A normally gives warning of bomb attacks against civilian targets, but not military targets.
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P-Health-Director


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#596-29
GRAPHIC=virginia seal


A public health director who is not licensed to practice medicine in Virginia, is a violation of state code--
But that's exactly what's happening in the southside.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Halifax;


Dr. Thomas Coleman has been on the job for eight months.
Coleman tells News 7 he just hadn't gotten around to it before a week and a half ago.
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((I DON'T HAVE ANY PROBLEM... OR THE GENERAL PUBLIC EITHER.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Thomas Coleman/Southside Health Director; :
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OUT Q=public either.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Health Commissioner Randy Gordon assigned Farmville's health director to oversee Coleman's district until his license comes through.
But Coleman's still on the job in an administrative role, even though state law requires health directors to be licensed.
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IN Q=I'm concerned

((DEL. TED BENNETT/D-HALIFAX CO.: I'M CONCERNED THAT THE LAW OF THE COMMONWEALTH'S NOT BEEN FOLLOWED. I DON'T KNOW HOW MUCH MORE BASIC IT COULD BE THAT BEFORE THIS PERSON FILLS THAT POST, THE STATUTE SIMPLY SAYS HE'S GOT TO BE A LICENSED PHYSICIAN, AUTHORIZED TO PRACTICE MEDICINE IN VIRGINIA. HE IS NOT.))
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Coleman's been using state tax dollars to pay other doctors to perform the medical functions of his job.
He IS licensed and is in good standing in North Carolina.

P-Rulings


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#net-d
GRAPHIC=supreme court


It's the first Monday in October, so the U.S. Supreme Court is back for it's fall session.
Already today, the Supreme Court delt a blow to anti abortion protestors.
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VO-NAT


The high court upheld a federal law protecting access to abortion clinics.
Protestors argued the law infringed on their rights.
Abortion rights advocates disagree.
Also, today a strike against Unabomber suspect Theodore Kaczynski.
The justices refused to give him a new chance to argue in lower court that news leaks were so damaging to his character that the government shouldn't be able to prosecute him.
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P-SCOTUS


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#net-b
GRAPHIC=HOLD


Stephanie (LAMBI-DOCKUS) Lambidakis has a rundown of some of the other cases the high court will consider.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE


Have you registered to vote yet? If NOT-- you're out of luck--
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VO-NAT


But first Senator Warner says he's been visiting Hollins College since he was a student at Washington and Lee-- When we come back-- we'll hear from him during his latest visit.
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P-Obremski


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=eea
TAPE#596-32
GRAPHIC=Obremski


The man charged with making threatening, obscene phone calls to young girls pleaded guilty in a Roanoke courtroom today.
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VO-NAT tape 96-69
SUPER=03-Roanoke/May 10;


Michael Obremski pleaded guilty to six counts, some involving girls as young as nine years old.
He faces a maximum sentence of 45 years.
He was recently sentenced to 15 years in Roanoke County on similar charges.
The deputy Commonwealth's Attorney says she'll ask for a substantial sentence.
She says if Obremski had not been caught, he might have eventually carried out his threats.
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((BETTY JO ANTHONY, DEPUTY COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY; THERE WAS SOME INDICATION IN THIS CASE THAT MR. OBREMSKI WAS BECOMING MORE ASSERTIVE. ))
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


Investigators say Obremski admitted to stalking young girls in the Raleigh Court area.
Anthony says there haven't been any more stalking complaints in that area since Obremski was taken into custody.

P-Campaign


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#net-c
GRAPHIC=campaign 96


With the first presidential debate behind them, the candidates are back on the stump.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Milltown, NJ; :


Bob Dole is in New Jersey, telling people to ignore the polls that show him far behind.
SUPER=03-Manchester, NH; :


President Clinton is in New Hampshire, where today he said the faceoff proved politics can be debated without insults.
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p-john-warner


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#596-40
GRAPHIC=warner


Also along the campaign trail-- Texas Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison says without Republican Senator John Warner, her anti-stalking law would never have passed.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


The two campaigned today throughout the Commonwealth including a stop at Hollins College.
Senator Hutchison says the U-S cannot remain a super-power if the Clinton administration slashes the defense budget...and credits Warner for his work when it comes to defense.
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VO-NAT


Warner says he isn't worried about a tight senate race with Democrat Mark Warner...
Even though the presidential race is surprisingly tight in Virginia, John Warner says voters will do the right thing.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=MARK WARNER


Meantime, Mark Warner is criticizing John Warner for voting against the motor voter law.
The federal law allows people to register to vote at motor vehicle departments and other public offices.

p-voter-registration


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#596-41
GRAPHIC=campaign 96


No matter how you register, it is now TOO LATE if you wanted to vote in the November elections--
But many potential voters have been flooding registrar offices nationwide.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


In Lynchburg more than 600 people signed up in the last four days.
It's supposed to be easier to register this election season, thanks to the new-motor voter law-- but registrars say they are bogged down by paper work.
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((CAROL READ/LYNCHBURG VOTER REGISTRAR: WE'VE BEEN PREPARING BUT THERE'S NO REAL PREPARING FOR IT ONCE IT STARTS. I FOUND ONE OF MY STAFF STANDING IN THE MIDDLE OF THE FLOOR AND SHE DIDN'T KNOW WHERE WAS SHE WAS GOING AND IT WAS ONLY A QUARTER TO ELEVEN.))
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VO-NAT


Applying by mail cuts down on the waiting, but the registrar says verifying information on the forms is time consuming.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE


Stick around-- training camp is underway at the Roundhouse.
Mike has the story on Primetime Sports.
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VO-NAT


And leaders from the Gainsboro neighborhood want Roanoke City to return an old piece of history to its former owners.
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P-City-Council


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#596-28
GRAPHIC=roanoke city


Roanoke City Council has forgiven a 200- thousand dollar loan that helped pay for the renovation of the Henry Street Music Center.
But that decision brought objections from Gainsboro leaders who want the old
(DOO-miss) Dumas Hotel returned to its former owners.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Council had hoped the money would be repaid to fund other improvements on Henry Street.
But with the music center producing little income, Total Action Against Poverty was unable to repay the loan.
Gainsboro leaders argued that today's vote on the music center could have implications for the entire Henry Street Project.
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ANCHOR=Connie
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The five council members present at today's meeting voted unanimously to make the loan a grant. Wx-Tape
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P-H-M-O


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


Bending to consumer demand-- one of the country's larger health maintenance organizations will start covering so-called alternative treatments.
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VO-NAT


Oxford Health Plans--beginning tomorrow for an additional three percent premium, will cover acupuncture, chiropractic, and naturopathic services.
Patients will also be able to purchase herbal remedies, vitamins and other supplements at a discount.
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P-Common-Sense


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#Common Sense
GRAPHIC=Common Sense


There are ways the self-employed can reduce health care costs.
Len Besthoff explains in "Common Sense"
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((Being your own boss has a certain allure to it. But finding affordable health insurance in that kind of situation can prove difficult. In this week's Edition of Common Sense, we discuss how Uncle Sam is trying to help small business people out.))
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((BEN HARTMAN/STOCKBROKER-EDWARD D. JONES: THE SELF EMPLOYED HEALTH INSURANCE DEDUCTION CURRENTLY FOR FOLKS IS 30 PERCENT. A SELF EMPLOYED PERSON CAN DEDUCT UP TO 30 PERCENT OF THEIR HEALTH INSURANCE COSTS. AND PRESIDENT CLINTON WITH THE BILL HE SIGNED INTO ACT ON AUGUST 20TH, IS EXPANDING THAT DEDUCTIBILITY TO BE PHASED IN UP THROUGH YEAR 2006, LEN TO A MAXIMUM OF 80 PERCENT DEDUCTIBILITY FOR THESE SELF EMPLOYED HEALTH INSURANCE COSTS. IT'S A GREAT BENEFIT FOR SELF EMPLOYED FOLKS.))
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((I'm Len Besthoff with this week's edition of Common Sense, let's send it back to the newsdesk.))
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ANCHOR=Connie
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Common Sense can be seen every Monday on WDBJ 7's "Mornin" and News 7 at NOON.

cool-video


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


And, for our pick of the pictures today.....
Six year old Johnathon Prevette, the first grader who got in trouble for kissing a classmate a few weeks ago-- continues to move in the fast lane.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=75-Concord, NC; :


This weekend, he was the guest of the Charlotte Motor Speedway.
As young Johnathon was touring pit row, he had a chance to meet tennis star Monica Seles.
After a brief chat, Seles laid smooch on the world-famous kissing kid from Lexington, North Carolina.
This time, however, it looks like trouble will NOT be on the horizon for the boy.
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toss to mike

Sp-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-19
GRAPHIC=NONE


PrimeTime sports tonight has news concerning Tech's Marcus Parker and Cornell Brown. One player is coming back and another is taking a seat.
Plus, Steve Mason checks in from the Roanoke Express's preseason training camp.
And I'll have this weekend's lineup of college football action here on WDBJ.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-New York; :00


But first the American League championship series opens tomorrow night in New York at Yankee stadium with the Orioles taking on the Yanks in game one.
Both teams worked out today in New York, and both are happy to still be playing.
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((CAL RIPKEN JR./ORIOLES SHORTSTOP:))
SUPER=01-Cal Ripken Jr./Orioles Shortstop; :00
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SP-Cornell


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#TF96-1
GRAPHIC=TECH FOOTBALL


The Virginia Tech Hokies return to Big East action this Saturday at home against the Temple Owls, but they will be without All-American Cornell Brown.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=04-1995 Season; :00


The senior Defensive end underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee at Montgomery regional hospital today.
It was an exploratory procedure, but doctors ended up trimming some loose cartilage. Cornell will miss Saturday's game and at least the Pitt game in three weeks.
But while Cornell is out, Marcus Parker is in.
Frank Beamer announced this afternoon that the former Friday Football Extra player of the week from Salem will be back in uniform this Saturday.
He has missed the first four games of the season after begin suspended back on August 13th after pleading no contest to a shoplifting charge.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=HOLD TECH


Parker will likely play a greta deal on Saturday, while John Engleberger will step up to a starter's role on the defensive end in Brown's absence.

SP-College


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=COLLEGE FOOTBALL


Four of the top 12 teams in the country will in action on Your Hometown Station this Saturday afternoon.
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pinnacle board Number one Florida hosts NUmber 12 LSU in a Noon kickoff.
Then right after they settle things in the swamp,
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pinnacle board
Third ranked Florida State travels south to Miami to battle the sixth ranked Hurricanes in an ACC-Big East showdown.
That game kicks off at 3:30 right here on your hometown station.
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SP-Express


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=ST5-23
GRAPHIC=EXPRESS TRAINING CAMP


The Roanoke Express is back on the ice.
Training camp '96 began yesterday and tonight Steve Mason has few notes from day two of training camp at the Roanoke Civic Center.
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((A new NHL affiliate in Calgary, but still the same tough coach in Roanoke preaching the same Express hockey that got the team to the ECHL playoffs each of the last three years, hockey with hustle, defense, goaltending are of course priorities. ((FRANK ANZALONE:))
To find the perfect fit, Anzalone has cleaned part of the house. Out of 14 possible forwards in camp, only Tim Christian and Jeff Jablonski are back from last years team. There are also 5 new defenseman in camp. ((DAVE STEWART/EXPRESS DEFENSEMAN:))
The Express opens the exhibition season Wednesday night in Richmond against the Renegades. At freezer, Steve Mason, news 7 sports.))
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SP-Ice


ANCHOR=mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=twe
TAPE#-S6-18
GRAPHIC=none
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VO-NAT Wipe! Wipe!!!!!!!
SUPER=04-Tonight;


Express fans were able to get a sneak peek at some of those new, talented faces and purchase season tickets tonight at the Roundhouse, as the club held an intrasquad scrimmage.
After Wednesday's game in Richmond, the Express will tuneup with 2 exhibitions at the Roundhouse this weekend, taking on South Carolina Friday, and Charlotte on Sunday afternoon.
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preview-boards


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


Here's what we are working on in the newsroom for NEWS-7 at 11.
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SUPER=77-Environmental Excellence;


Len Besthoff has the story of not one, but two local companies getting a pat on the back by the Allen Administration.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE


Who are they? We'll reveal them in just 30-minutes on NEWS-7 at 11 on WDBJ-7. Thanks for watching NEWS-7 Primetime. See you tomorrow, goodnight.