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News 7 at Five is next-
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Debate preparations are underway- Al Gore and Jack Kemp will be in the debate spotlight tonight.
A major drug bust- dozens of people are arrested in Roanoke.
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Once again, wet weather and this time the sound of thunder over the region. Will it all end tomorrow? The forecast is just ahead.

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Depression affects more than 17-million Americans every year.
Today on Health Check, we'll tell you all about the annual Depression Screening Day tomorrow....
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Even some soap stars have thrown themselves into the cause.
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Last minute checks are underway at the Bayfront Center in St. Petersburg, Florida- the site of tonight's Vice Presidential Debate.
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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
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Vice President Al Gore will face off with Jack Kemp in tonight's prime time debate.
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Gore has not been seen since Monday- but aides say he's been preparing in
the Sarasota Area.
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While Republican Jack Kemp says he got some last minute advice from his daughters.
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The 90 minute debate begins at nine tonight right here on your hometown station.
The format will be nearly identical to the one used in the Clinton-Dole face-off Sunday.
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5-Campaign-Finance


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The Presidential Election Campaigns are coming under fire.
A citizens group claims the campaigns of both President Clinton and Bob Dole violate elections laws.
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Common Cause says the President overspent its federal limit by at least 34 million dollars and the Dole Campaign by at least 14 million.
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((ANN MCBRIDE/PRES. COMMON CAUSE: COMMON CAUSE BELIEVES THE VIOLATIONS OCCURRED IN THE 1996 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS ARE THE MOST MASSIVE VIOLATIONS SINCE THE WATERGATE SCANDAL.))
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McBridge is calling for an independent counsel to investigate how much money is being spent on T-V advertising.
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5-Powell


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A former Halifax County football player is on the DEFENSE in court.
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21-year old Lewis Jordan Powell Junior admits he shot and killed a man outside the Super-Eight Motel in Riverdale.
Powell's attorney says it was self defense.
But prosecutors say 17-year old Jason Lamont Chandler was UNarmed when he was shot New Years Day.
The two apparently belonged to different gangs.
Powell was a member of the 1991 High School State Championship- Halifax County football team.
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5-Drug-Bust


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For the second time this year Roanoke police have engineered a serious crack down on drugs.
67 people have been indicted on narcotics charges, following a six-month city-wide investigation.
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Undercover officers staked out a number of neighborhoods-- most notably near 13th Street Southwest... and Lafayette Boulevard Northwest.
They focused on street dealers, pushing everything from cocaine and heroin, to marijuana.
Officials say this bust is much bigger compared to the sweep earlier this year.
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((DENNIS NAGEL/ROANOKE CITY PROSECUTOR: WHAT WE FOUND WITH THIS DRUG SWEEP IS THAT THE TYPE OF OFFENDER IS WORSE THAN IN JANUARY AND PERHAPS BY TAKING THE GROUP OFF THE STREETS IN JANUARY, WE'RE NOW BEING ABLE TO MAKE CONTACT WITH A WORSE CLASS OF DRUG OFFENDERS. ))
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Nagel (Nay-gull) says more than half of those indicted, have been arrested.

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Lightning apparently sparked a fire that damaged two buildings in Bedford this afternoon.
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Residents of the Whispering Pines trailer park on Route 460 say they heard a loud bang and saw a flash of light just before three.
The lightning struck this brick home, blew out a bathroom window, and sent a jolt of electricity to a nearby trailer.
That mobile home suffered minor fire damage.
Residents claim the park suffers from faulty electrical wiring.
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A Montgomery County man lost his home and everything he owned this morning.
Fire broke out at this mobile home on McCormick Road around 9:15.
John (Na-COO-tiss) Nakutis saw the smoke coming from the bathroom when he walked outside his mother's house next door.
(Na-COO-tis) Nakutis lived alone in the trailer.
Christiansburg Fire Chief Jim Epperly says he's sure the fire was accidental, but he hasn't yet determined what started it.
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Straight ahead--on NEWS-7 at FIVE-- The Roanoke Housing Authority is disappointed with a grant--
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designed to help transform the Lincoln Terrace Housing Project into a healthy neighborhood.
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And on Health Check-- have you lost pleasure in things that once made you happy?
It could be a sign of depression.
Grab a pencil for this one...we'll tell you about free help-- all part of National Depression Screening Day 2-SHOT
Anchor=Jean


Patrick is checking out masks at Roanoke College....
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His live report-- when we come back. cc sponsor

5-Lincoln-Terrace


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Plans to renovate the Lincoln Terrace Housing community will be delayed.
But Roanoke officials says the failure to win a major federal grant will not destroy the project.
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The Roanoke Housing Authority is developing ambitious plans to transform the housing project into a neighborhood.
The blueprint for Lincoln 2000 would remove some buildings, renovate those that remain and build new duplexes and single family homes.
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The Housing Authority did receive a million dollars to help families who must relocate during construction.
And officials say they've been encouraged to re- apply when more federal funds become available in May.

5-Allen


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The latest effort by Governor George Allen to clean up his image on the environment--
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had the Governor actually cleaning the environment.
Allen mucked through a swampy park near Richmond this morning as part of his Fall River Renaissance volunteer effort.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: THE NEED FOR THESE SORT OF VOLUNTEER EFFORTS WERE THERE BEFORE HURRICANE FRAN. THE DAMAGE FROM THAT STORM ACTUALLY MAKES IT ALL THE MORE IMPORTANT THAT PEOPLE GET INVOLVED.))
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The Governor also wants to set the record straight.
He says 95-percent of the streams Virginia monitors, fully meet water quality standards for swimming, fishing, and aquatic life.
The national average is only about 60-percent.
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5-Industrial-Park


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Alleghany County is putting out the welcome mat for high tech companies looking at Virginia.
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Today officials announced plans to create a technology park.
It'll go on 200 acres of National Forest land next to Interstate 64.
A 50 thousand dollar planning grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission will launch the project.
Planners say they have a list of sources to raise the rest of the money for the park.
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((GLYNN LOOPE/ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY; THE RURAL DEVELOPMENT SERVICE, WHICH IS PART OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, THE APPALACHIAN REGIONAL COMMISSION, THE VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, AND THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM, WOULD PROBABLY GIVE US RIGHT AT THE 4 MILLION DOLLARS WE WOULD NEED TO GET INTO THE PARK.))
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County officials say they'll screen potential tenants of the park, to make sure they attract clean, high paying industries.

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State Police in Staunton are about to close off a 15 mile stretch of Interstate 81.
VDOT crews are working to repair a huge sink hole in one of the southbound lanes.
Officials say it could take 24 hours before the road is fixed.
A thirty minute detour is currently being mapped out.

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With Halloween right around the corner, Patrick has found an artist who makes masks, but that's not his only trick.
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Hometown Hoops Weekly is coming your way tonight in the Two Minute Ticker...
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This year, for National Depression Screening Day, even some soap stars are trying to help.
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As some have learned, it's one thing to play a character who is depressed....it's another, to live it.
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5-Depression


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Today on Health Check, our topic is depression.
We're going to be hearing from Diane Kelly with the Mental Health Association of Roanoke Valley-- she'll tell us all about this year's National Depression Screening Day.
Tomorrow, two-thousand sites around the country will be offering free education and screening for depression.
It's a cause that's even rallied the soap opera world.
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Problems for Sarah Kasnov come and go with the stroke of a writer's pen.
But in real life, it's never so easy.
So actress Lisa Lawrence, and her "As The World Turns" cast-mate, actor Kerr Smith want to get the message out to their viewers who might be suffering from depression that help is available.
The experts say many people aren't even aware they're depressed, because they don't recognize the symptoms.
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((DR. ANN MARIE WOO-MING/PSYCHIATRIST: DEPRESSION CAN BEST BE DESCRIBED AS A SENSE OF NOT HAVING ANY ENJOYMENT IN LIFE. SO THE THINGS THAT NORMALLY WOULD HAVE GOTTEN YOU HOPEFUL AND JOYFUL ARE JUST NOT THERE ANYMORE. ))
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Kerr Smith didn't know what to do when a friend of his was suffering from depression-- now he does.
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((KERR SMITH/"AS THE WORLD TURNS" ACTOR: ENCOURAGE THEM TO RECOGNIZE THAT THEY DO HAVE A PROBLEM AND HELP THEM TO HELP THEMSELVES. I DON'T KNOW WHAT ELSE YOU COULD DO.))
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Soap operas are about fantasy, letting us forget our own problems--but for those who are depressed, in the world of the soaps it is temporary.
Real relief can only come with treatment.
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As we mentioned, Diane Kelly from the Mental Health Association joins us today. 2-SHOT
Depression screening day has become an annual event- What kind of success have you had in years past?
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So people can get a better idea of who might be a candidate for the screening, why don't you go over some of the symptoms of depression. dissolve to "symptoms" board
What's involved with screening, what can you expect if you show up at one of the screening sites?
Thanks, Diane for joining us today....and we wish your organization good luck tomorrow with the screenings.

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So our viewers know where to go--
To give you an idea of just the ROANOKE VALLEY depression screening
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dissolve to ss sites, there are screenings planned for Friendship Manor at 10- a.m. until noon.
Also, from Noon until 2-p-m at the Catawba Recreation Center, and for those who can't make it until evening, there's a screening planned from four until eight, tomorrow night at the Jefferson Center.
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If you want more information call the Mental Health Association of Roanoke Valley at 540-344-0931.
If you're outside the area call 1-800-573-4433-- that's the national hotline.
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SHifting gears now-- let's turn to Mike Stevens in the Sports office.

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Good afternoon everyone. Wednesday means basketball.
Steve mason checks in with Shawsville, Floyd County, James River, Radford, Bath County, Tunstall, William Campbell, and Northside.
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((STEVE MASON/WE START WEEK 7 IN THE SINGLE A RANKS. FLOYD COUNTY CONTINUES TO RAGE IN THE THREE RIVERS DISTRICT, BUT THE LADY SHAWNEES ARE GIVING THE LADY BUFFALOES A RUN FOR THEIR MONEY.
Floyd beat Shawsville 56-45 last night to remain undefeated and a top the district but the lady Shawnees are a force at 10 and 3. ((:))
Super soph Megan Forester's 25.3 points per game average leads the district ((:))
Radford's Charlie Taylor scored her 1000th point October 3rd. She is second in district scoring with a 23 points per game average.
6 foot 1 center Katie Hardbarger leads the Pioneer in scoring, knocking down about 19 points a game. The junior is also averaging 12 boards a pop as well.
The Lady Chargers are tied with James River for third place in the Pioneer. 4 returning starters should help the Lady Knights cause. ((:)) ((:))
In double A, William Campbell is 4 and OH and leads the Dogwood District under 1st year coach Kim Simmons, who left Jefferson Forest to join the Lady generals.
Tunstall is in second place, thanks in large part to guard melissa Dixon, who hit the milineum point mark last week against Martinsville.
Northside's win over salem last night keeps the lady Vikings in a three way tie with Botetourt and Byrd in the Blue Ridge. ((MARYLIN BUSSEY:))
That's a wrap for week 7, For Hometown Hoops Weekly, Steve Mason, News 7 sports.)) ((
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Instead of racing this weekend, Rick Mast can be found at home helping his wife Sharon take care of the new additions to their family.
Roy Stanley has more.
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((On October second, Rick and Sharon became the proud parents of twin girls, Sarah and Katy.
They knew the delivery date but Sharon's biggest concern was getting Rick away from the race track and by her side for the delivery.)) ((SHARON MAST: )) ((RICK MAST/DRIVER HOOTERS PONTIAC: )) ((ROY STANDUP: ))
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And The Yanks trail the Orioles 3 to 2 in the bottom of the fourth inning.
Have a good night. take a break

5-dISNEY


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Disney did NOT get the go-ahead in the Old Dominion but the mega-theme park is getting bigger on the West Coast.
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Anaheim's city council approved one billion dollar expansion of Disneyland.
The expansion includes the construction of a sister theme park, called "Disney's California Adventure." This new park will be surrounded by hotels, shops, the city convention center and of course Disneyland.
More than 14-thousand-jobs will be created by the time the project is finished in the year 2001.
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The word is getting out that V-M-I is looking for a few good women.
One hundred-16 high school girls have expressed an interest so far -in the currently all-male military school.
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Keith Humphry set out to see whether that includes any of the women now enrolled in V-WIL.
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Jean, we'd heard that a young woman ANCHOR=Keith

in the sophomore class at Mary Baldwin wanted to transfer to V-M-I.
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When we visited the Staunton campus last week, we couldn't find one.
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((DARSEY LIGHT/SALEM V-WIL CADET: I WONDER WHY WOMEN WOULD WANT TO GO THERE, SHAVE THEIR HEADS, PARTICIPATE IN THE RAT LINE AND HELL NIGHTS AND SWEAT PARTIES. I DON'T UNDERSTAND THAT.))
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The other question has to do with whether V-WIL will survive without financial support from the V-M-I Foundation.
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We'll address that, too, on NEWS 7 at SIX.
ANCHOR=Jean


Thanks Keith. full screen
Plus the region's first AND only local primetime newscast, NEWS-7 Primetime tonight at 10 on WEFC. Goodnight. ANCHOR=Jean