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7React

ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-72
GRAPHIC=Campaign 96
SUPER=19-Beth Myer;


Virginia politicians watched last night's presidential debate between President Bill Clinton and Republican challenger Bob Dole with interest.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Congressman Bob Goodlatte was among them.
He sticks by Dole's 550 BILLION- dollar tax cut plan, saying it was time to put more money in the pockets of everyday working Americans.
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SOT 2:07:20
IN Q=Put more trust

((BOB GOODLATTE: PUT MORE TRUST IN THE PEOPLE AND TO RETURN POWER FROM D.C. BACK TO STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AND TO FAMILIES AND INDIVIDUALS. GIVE THEM AND TAX BREAK AND GIVE THEM BACK SOME OF THEIR HARD EARNED MONEY BECAUSE THEY KNOW HOW TO SPEND IT FOR THEMSELVES AND THEIR FAMILIES.))
SUPER=@Goodlatte;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=their families.
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VO-NAT


Jeff Grey was also in Roanoke last night.
The Democratic challenger for the sixth district says Dole's economic plan won't work.
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SOT 2:16:43
IN Q=He's been boasting

((JEFF GREY/-D- CANDIDATE FOR CONGRESS: HE'S BEEN BOASTING ABOUT A 15 PERCENT TAX CUT FOR ALL FOLKS WHICH I THINK PEOPLE BELIEVE ARE UN-REALIST WITHOUT CUTTING PROGRAMS US, THE TAXPAYERS PAY FOR AND SERVICE OUT OF. ))
SUPER=01-Jeff Grey/(D) Candidate for Congress;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=services out of.
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VO-NAT


Clinton said Dole's tax cut would either make the deficit explode or require unacceptable cuts in Medicare and education.
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7Allen-React


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=allen


Governor George Allen is giving high marks to Republican Bob Dole's debate performance last night.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Hartford, CT;


He said Dole clearly and effectively championed common-sense conservative principles.
But he said President Clinton (quote) ``desperately defended his failed liberal crusade for ever bigger government and less freedom for the American people.''
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ANCHOR=Beth
SS=campaign 96


Allen predicts the debate will draw independent and undecided voters to Dole.

7Spending


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=campaign 96


An unusually high number of campaign ads have been hitting the air waves this year.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;

96-75--Senate-Debate, 9/30
Democrat Mark Warner has set a new Virginia spedning record on broadcast ads in a Senate campaign.
Since June, he has spent about five- point- two million dollars.
The Washington Post says Warner passed the previous mark -- four million dollars -- set in 19-94 by Oliver North.
The campaign finance reports won't be filed until later this month. But Warner aides confirmed the figure.
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7Registration-Deadline


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-75
GRAPHIC=Campaign 96


Today is the last chance to register to vote in November's election.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


You have until 5 p-m today to register..
The locations for voter registrar offices are listed in the government section of your phone book.
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7Murder-Danville


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=Murder


Danville police are searching for the suspect in a fatal shooting Saturday night.
Investigators say 23-year-old John Mitchell of Danville was shot in the chest.
The shooting happened around 10-thirty in the 13-hundred block of North Main Street.
Mitchell died about an hour later at the Danville Regional Medical Center.
Police say they don't have any information about the suspect's identity.

7LIFE-CHAIN


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=DAL
TAPE# 96-88
GRAPHIC=Abortion


Abortion foes gathered in Roanoke yesterday-- the wanted to make a loud statement, but without a lot of noise.
They held the "life-chain," a semi-annual event to demonstrate their non violent pro life stand.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Protesters hope passing motorist heard their silent message.
They say many ignore the demonstration, but they believe the information they're passing along will help save a life.
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SOT 14:24:18
IN Q=SOME PEOPLE HAVE

((CATHY CALDWELL/ANTI-ABORTION ACTIVIST: SOME PEOPLE HAVE SIGNS THAT SAY "JESUS FORGIVES AND HEALS." PEOPLE NEED TO KNOW THAT. PEOPLE WHO HAVE HAD ABORTIONS AND FEEL GUILTY RO THIS SIGN, "ADOPTION IS A LOVING OPTION."))
SUPER=01-Cathy Caldwell/Anti-Abortion Activist;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=A LOVING OPTION
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VO-NAT


The Roanoke chapter of the Virginia Society for Human Life and many area churches participated in the "Life Chain."
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7WEATHER


ANCHOR=beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=none
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=NONE



SUPER=X5000;SET DISSOLVE
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SUPER=#555;RESET


Turning now to the weather,
It'll becoming partly sunny with highs in the lower to mid 60s with winds out of the southwest at around 10 miles per hour.
Tonight, clouds will increase, with rain likely, Lows will be near 50.
Tuesday, it'll be cloudy and windy with rain and a few thunderstorms.
Highs near 60. 7BIRTHDAYS ! 10/8/96

SUPER=130-56/Connie Barbaree/Blacksburg;



(Anniversary)
SUPER=130-31st/Roy & Peggy McGhee/Martinsville;



SUPER=130-6/Ryan Gravely/Martinsville;



SUPER=130-/Maralee Bishop/Christiansburg;



SUPER=130-9/J.P. Craft/Covington;



SUPER=130-8/Jon-Philip Pyron/Ringgold;



SUPER=130-7/Samantha Adkins/Radford;



SUPER=130-67/Lillian Richardson/Christiansburg;



SUPER=130-7/Caitlin/Salem;



SUPER=130-40/Karen Stacey/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-16/Kenneth Melton/Martinsville;



SUPER=130-6/Zack Brodie/Martinsville;



(Anniversary)
SUPER=130-13th/Joaquin & Debbie Millan'/Galax;




55Hurley-Ax


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=lba
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=fatal accident

19-Beth Myer;
An accident in Buchanan County leaves one woman dead. It happened over the weekend.
Police say the driver of the car was going too fast and lost control on route 6-47, 2 miles north of 6-46, near Hurley.
The vehicle overturned and the passengers were ejected.
Margaret Ann McCoi ((McCoy)) of Hurley was taken to Buchanan General, where she later died.
The condition of the other two passengers and the driver has not been released.

55Hanging-Rock


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE# 96-85
GRAPHIC=None


Roanoke County Supervisors and Salem City Council are looking over plans for the valley's first greenway.
Meanwhile, residents of one neighborhood are wondering how their lives will be affected.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Thursday;


Last week, architects unveiled detailed drawings of the Hanging Rock Battlefield Trail.
The first phase of the greenway will follow an old rail bed, running near homes and private property.
And some residents say they're worried about the extra traffic the trail will bring.
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SOT 16:46:27
IN Q=A trail should be in the woods

((BARRY FRANCISCO/ROANOKE CO. RESIDENT: A TRAIL SHOULD BE IN THE WOODS. IN THE COUNTRY. TO ME THIS IS LIKE A BACKYARD. ))
SUPER=01-Barry Francisco/Roanoke Co. Resident;
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=this is like a backyard.
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VO-NAT


Members of the foundation pushing the project acknowledge neighborhood concerns.
But they are soliciting residents' ideas and say they hope the final plan will relieve many of their fears.
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SOT 16:27:50
IN Q=Nothing's in stone

((DAVE ROBBINS/TRAIL FOUNDATION PRESIDENT: NOTHING'S IN STONE. A LOT OF THIS IS COMPUTER GRAPHICS AND THEY CAN BE CHANGED JUST THAT QUICKLY. SO WE WANT CITIZEN INPUT. IF IT CAN BE IMPROVED, I'M SURE SOME CITIZENS WILL HAVE SOME CONCERNS, BUT HOPEFULLY WE CAN ALLAY THEIR FEARS AND WORK FOR A WIN- WIN BOTH FOR THE COUNTY, THE CITY OF SALEM, THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY, AND THE RESIDENTS ALONG THE TRAIL.))
SUPER=01-Dave Robbins/Trail Foundation President;
RUNS=:21
OUT Q=along the trail.
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VO-NAT


More than 500 - thousand dollars of federal funds are earmarked for the project.
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55WEATHER


ANCHOR=beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=none
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=NONE



SUPER=X5000;SET DISSOLVE
SUPER=314-Partly/Sunny/62-66/Cloudy/Rain Likely/50-52;



SUPER=#555;RESET


Turning now to the weather,
It'll becoming partly sunny with highs in the lower to mid 60s with winds out of the southwest at around 10 miles per hour.
Tonight, clouds will increase, with rain likely, Lows will be near 50.
Tuesday, it'll be cloudy and windy with rain and a few thunderstorms.
Highs near 60.
A chance of showers stays with us through Thursday with afternoon highs in the 50s and 60s. Overnight lows will be in the 30s and 40s.

8React


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-72
GRAPHIC=Campaign 96
SUPER=@beth1;


Virginia politicians watched last night's presidential debate with interest.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Congressman Bob Goodlatte was among them.
He sticks by Dole's 550 BILLION- dollar tax cut plan, saying it was time to put more money in the pockets of everyday working Americans.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 2:07:20
IN Q=Put more trust

((BOB GOODLATTE: PUT MORE TRUST IN THE PEOPLE AND TO RETURN POWER FROM D.C. BACK TO STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AND TO FAMILIES AND INDIVIDUALS. GIVE THEM AND TAX BREAK AND GIVE THEM BACK SOME OF THEIR HARD EARNED MONEY BECAUSE THEY KNOW HOW TO SPEND IT FOR THEMSELVES AND THEIR FAMILIES.))
SUPER=@Goodlatte;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=their families.
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VO-NAT


Jeff Grey was also in Roanoke last night.
The Democratic challenger for the sixth district says Dole's economic plan won't work.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 2:16:43
IN Q=He's been boasting

((JEFF GREY/-D- CANDIDATE FOR CONGRESS: HE'S BEEN BOASTING ABOUT A 15 PERCENT TAX CUT FOR ALL FOLKS WHICH I THINK PEOPLE BELIEVE ARE UN-REALIST WITHOUT CUTTING PROGRAMS US, THE TAXPAYERS PAY FOR AND SERVICE OUT OF. ))
SUPER=01-Jeff Grey/(D) Candidate for Congress;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=services out of.
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8B-Team


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=dal
TAPE# 96-81
GRAPHIC=Education


Bedford County officials call the new "B-Team Program" a win-win situation.
It brings football into county middle schools.
Officials say both students and school athletic programs will benefit.
Denise Allen explains.
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SOT
IN Q=The B-Team is
SUPER=03-Bedford Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Jan Burnette/Lacy's Mother; :06
SUPER=01-Andy Dooley/Bedford Co. Recreation Dept.; :28
SUPER=01-Ronnie Turner/Staunton River Athletic Dir.; :36
SUPER=@Denise2; 1:14
RUNS=1:27
OUT Q=News 7


((The B-Team is for football players like Lacy Burnette.
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SOT TAPE 2 16:55:32
IN Q=he just turned

((JAN BURNETTE/PARENT: HE JUST TURNED 13 AND HE'S 200 POUNDS SO THERE'S NO WAY HE COULD PLAY REC-SPORTS. SO WE'RE HAPPY TO HAVE THIS PROGRAM AND IT'S A GOOD BUILDING PROGRAM FOR STAUNTON RIVER TOO.))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=STAUNTON RIVER TOO
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SOT TAPE 2 17:10:32
IN Q=WHERE'S THE

((WHERE'S THE BALL GOING.))
RUNS=:03
OUT Q=GOING


This is the first year for the B-Team program.
But the county rec department and high school athletic departments have been studying the idea for several years.
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SOT TAPE 1 11:46:38
IN Q=we'd had some

((ANDY DOOLEY/BEDFORD CO. RECREATION DEPT.: WE'D HAD SOME REQUESTS TO EVEN DROP OUR WEIGHT LIMITS AND JUST PLAY STRICTLY AGE. WE WERE CONCERNED ABOUT THAT BECAUSE OF THE SAFETY.))
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OUT Q=OF THE SAFETY
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SOT TAPE 2 16:49:26
IN Q=WE WOULD NORMALLY

((RONNIE TURNER/STAUNTON RIVER ATHLETIC DIR.: WE WOULD NORMALLY LOSE A LOT OF EIGHTH GRADE KIDS WHO WOULD NOT STICK IT OUT FOR J-V. THESE KIDS NOW WILL GET THE OPPORTUNITY TO PLAY ON THE B-TEAM. ALSO THE SEVENTH GRADERS WHO ARE TOO BIG TO PLAY REC-BALL WILL NOW BE ALLOWED TO PLAY.))
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=ALLOWED TO PLAY


Since this program is run through the rec department and not the Virginia High School League younger players are eligible for the team.
This has filled a void for 12 and 13 year old athletes.
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SOT tape 2 16:56:18
IN Q=HE'S ABLE TO

((JAN BURNETTE/PARENT: HE'S ABLE TO PLAY ALL THE TIME ON THIS TEAM. WHERE AS IF HE WERE ON J-V HE WOULD PROBABLY BE IN SOME BUT NOT ALL THE PLAYS.))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=ALL THE PLAYS
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SOT TAPE 2 17:23:51
IN Q=GOTTA GO

((GOTTA GO WILL! GOTTA GO!))
RUNS=:03
OUT Q=GOTTA GO


The schools provide the coaches and the rec department supplies the equipment.
They say together they're creating an opportunity for players like Lacy Burnette to become better athletes.
Denise Allen News 7. ))

8Common-Sense


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#Common Sense
GRAPHIC=Common Sense


Health insurance can be pricey for the self employed.
Len Besthoff explains how to reduce that cost in Common Sense.
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SOT
IN Q=Being your own
SUPER=@Len1; :00
SUPER=01-Ben Hartman/Stockbroker-Edward D. Jones; :16
SUPER=@File; :23
RUNS=:44
OUT Q=the newsdesk.

((
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SOT COMMON SENSE 6:34:06
IN Q=Being your

((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.))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=business people out.
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SOT COMMON SENSE RAW 05:23:08
IN Q=The self

((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.))
RUNS=:26
OUT Q=.
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SOT COMMON SENSE 06:35:07
IN Q=I'm LB with

((I'm Len Besthoff with this week's edition of Common Sense, let's send it back to the newsdesk.))
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=the newsdesk.))


8WEATHER


ANCHOR=beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=none
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=NONE



SUPER=X5000;SET DISSOLVE
SUPER=314-Partly/Sunny/62-66/Cloudy/Rain Likely/50-52;



SUPER=#555;RESET


Turning now to the weather,
It'll becoming partly sunny with highs in the lower to mid 60s with winds out of the southwest at around 10 miles per hour.
Tonight, clouds will increase, with rain likely, Lows will be near 50. Highs near 60. Tuesday, it'll be cloudy and windy with rain and a few thunderstorms.