((HERE'S WHAT'S NEXT ON NEWS-7 PRIMETIME...SENATOR JOHN WARNER DOESN'T MESS
AROUND AFTER LEARNING HIS CAMPAIGN DOCTORED HIS LATEST TELEVISION AD.
SALEM'S YOKOHAMA TIRE IS TRYING TO SHIFT HEADLINES, FROM NEWS OF LAYOFFS
INTO POSITIVE RACING PROMOTIONS. ))
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TOP STORY GRAPHIC 11004
It's Thursday, October tenth-- our TOP STORY tonight-
A three-year old boy who wandered onto Route 1-22 in Bedford County was
struck and killed by a car.
Good Evening, This is News 7 Primetime on WEFC.
I'm Connie Stevens.
A Wirtz man slammed on his brakes but he couldn't stop in time.
Three-year-old Wesley Updike died on the way to the hospital.
It happened near Route 24 in Moneta around four this afternoon.
Apparently, Joel Shapiro was traveling south on 1-22 when Updike ran out in
front of him.
IN Q=The child just
((MICHAEL RORER/STATE POLICE: THE CHILD JUST RAN FROM THE RESIDENCE AREA AND
RAN INTO THE ROAD HE JUST GOT AWAY FROM SOMEONE APPARENTLY.))
SUPER=01-Michael Rorer/State Police;
OUT Q=someone apparently.
Shapiro slammed on his brakes and ran into the right shoulder.
He was not injured.
State Police say he was following the 55- mile- per hour- speed limit.
Police are still investigating.
SOT 00:00:55 warner/warner bites
IN Q=i take
((SEN. JOHN WARNER/R- VIRGINIA: I TAKE....LAST NIGHT. ))
OUT Q=last night.
Senator John Warner fires a Public Relations firm after a doctored ad hits
It is generating interest, but not the publicity John Warner intended.
The Republican Senator has replaced an ad that had an
altered photo of his challenger, Democrat Mark Warner.
The original ad shows Mark Warner shaking hands with former Governor Doug
Wilder as President Clinton looks on...
But Wilder was actually shaking hands with Democrat Senator Chuck Robb.
Ad makers superimposed Mark Warner's head on Robb's body.
Today John Warner said he did NOT know about the doctored ad, but takes
IN Q=I STAND BEFORE
OUT Q=WILL NOT HAPPEN AGAIN
Mark Warner compares the doctored ad to the tabloids, calling it unethical
and not something expected from a U-S Senator.
IN Q=I KNOW THE DIFFERENCE
OUT Q=IF he'd LIKE.
Greg Stevens, the head of the media agency that produced the spot, calls the
the fiasco a "case of dumb and dumber."
President Bill Clinton and GOP nominee Bob Dole are back out on the
campaign trail following last night's vice-presidential debate.
Both were proclaiming victory.... even as the polls continue to give the
President a solid lead.
Regina Blakely reports from Tampa, Florida.
IN Q=President Clinton
SUPER=01-Bob Dole/(R) Presidential Candidate; 1:11
SUPER=01-Regina Blakely/Reporting; 1:19
OUT Q=RB, CBS News, Tampa.
President Clinton.. ready to return to center stage after the one and only
vice-presidential debate.. was ready and willing to heap praise on his running
LAST NIGHT IT WAS GORE WHO SACKED THE QUARTERBACK.
But the Clinton campaign was in forward-motion.... back on the campaign
trail in Al Gore's home state of Tennessee. The president.. while not
specifying how he will pay for it... announced a new initiative to provide
free internet access to all the nation's schools.
FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER... REVOLUTIONARY... EDUCATION.. KIND IN COUNTRY.
Polls suggest the vice-presidential debate did little to change the
electorate's mind about who they will vote for in November.
And that means Bob Dole has to work that much harder to move his lagging
campaign forward.... he first talked up Jack Kemp's debate performance.
WE GOT A TOUCH DOWN AND A FIELD GOAL.
And as he began a two day bus tour of the battleground state of Ohio...
Dole had Retired General Colin Powell at his side... alluding to a possible
Powell cabinet post.
Dole's focus, however remained on the center piece of his economic plan..
a 15% tax cut.
The campaigns now have less than a month to decide how best to spend their
time and money.... the president's advisors promise he will continue to
campaign as if he is behind. Dole's group admits they are now forced to
put their resources into those states which could turn the electoral tide in
his favor. R.B. CBS News. Tampa.))
Republican candidates usually fare well in this state, but according to
Virginia Commonwealth University's latest poll, President Clinton is ahead in
The President enjoys a seven point lead over Bob Dole and Ross Perot is
way behind with 6 percent of voters surveyed.
One who doesn't place much stock in recent polls is Robin Dole, the
daughter of the republican nominee.
On a visit to the Roanoke City Market today, she predicted the Dole- Kemp
ticket will close the gap.
IN Q=So I think we need to keep doing
((ROBIN DOLE/ CANDIDATE'S DAUGHTER: WE NEED TO KEEP DOING WHAT WE'RE DOING AND
THAT IS GET OUR MESSAGE OUT. THE POLLS ARE ALL OVER THE PLACE. ONE THING THEY
DO SAY THOUGH, THERE ARE A LOT OF UNDECIDED VOTERS AND THEY ARE STARTING TO
BREAK OUR WAY. AND WE'RE ANXIOUS FOR MORE OF THEM.))
SUPER=01-Robin Dole/Candidate's Daughter;
OUT Q=for more of them.
Robin Dole is no stranger to the area....she's a Virginia resident and a
Virginia Tech graduate.
(toss to meteorologist Robin Reed)
The latest on Breast Cancer Awareness Month-- this year a familiar face
helps lead the fight in Roanoke.
Yokohama wants to do anything but tread lightly when it comes to its racing
teams-- that story headed your way on NEWS-7 Primetime.
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A federal jury may sort out the circumstances surrounding the choke-hold
death of a Roanoke man at the hands of city police.
Chief Federal Judge Jackson Kiser this week concluded that there are
"material facts in dispute," so he denied a motion for summary judgment.
Eric Scott Lee resisted arrest but was subdued by police responding to a
SUPER=03-Roanoke/May 10, 1993
domestic disturbance call.
Judge Kiser DID find the officers had "probable cause" for arresting the
21-year old suspect.
Two women in the house said Lee had beaten them and taken 80-dollars from
one of them.
If the City cannot negotiate a settlement with Lee's widow, a jury will
decide whether Roanoke Police used excessive force.
One of Lynchburg's largest employers is celebrating its tenth anniversary in
the Hill City.
The J-Crew clothing catalog employs about 13-hundred people year-round.
The company doubles that workforce during the Christmas shopping season,
which is almost here.
IN Q=We think we're
((JOHN FINDLAY/SENIOR V.P.: WE THINK WE'RE GOING TO HAVE A GOOD SEASON.
EVERYBODY'S ON A LITTLE BIT OF PINS AND NEEDLES BECAUSE OF THE ELECTIONS.
HISTORICALLY, EVERY FOUR YEARS, WE'VE ALL HAD UPS AND DOWNS IN OUR BUSINESS
DURING THE FALL, BECAUSE THE ELECTION TAKES AWAY SOME OF THE NEED TO SHOP OR
THE INTEREST IN SHOPPING, BUT IT ALWAYS HAS COME BACK SO WE ANTICIPATE A GOOD
STRONG CHRISTMAS SEASON.))
SUPER=01-John Findlay/Senior Vice President; :00
OUT Q=strong Christmas season.
J-Crew's Lynchburg facility processes more than 300 million dollars in
orders every year.
It must hire about five hundred more workers in the next month.
Yokohama Tire's publicity has focused recently on lay-offs due to slow
Now the company is trying to get its bottom line back on TRACK with new
Len Besthoff has the story.
IN Q=Nat Sot
SUPER=01-Lucas Shell/Yokohama Employee; :15
SUPER=01-Chris Miller/Yokohama Motorsports; :34 (quick!!!!)
SUPER=01-Bill Auberlen/BMW-Yokohama Team; :55
OUT Q=LB, News-7.
This may be the last place you'd expect to find Yokohama Tires...folks
around here are more familiar with the consumer variety made at the company's
plant in Salem.
IN Q=You know
((LUCAS SHELL/YOKOHAMA EMPLOYEE: YOU KNOW YOU HEAR ABOUT EM AND STUFF BUT TO
GET TO SEE THEM ACTUALLY AND THE CARS AND SEE WHAT THE CARS LOOK LIKE THAT'S
SUPER=01-Lucas Shell/Yokohama Employee;
OUT Q=real interesting.
This week workers got a chance to see some of the other products their
For 12 years now Yokohama's plant in Japan has built tires for a variety of
international auto racing teams.
IN Q=We learn
((CHRIS MILLER/YOKOHAMA MOTORSPORTS: WE LEARN A LOT ON THE RACETRACK. THE
OTHER REASON OBVIOUSLY IS TO GET THE YOKOHAMA NAME OUT IN FRONT OF PEOPLE.))
OUT Q=of people.
But Yokohama is not in this just for the publicity...they're in it to win.
Just ask Bill Auberlen, who helped drive the BMW-Yokohama team to a world
championship this year.
IN Q=The continued
((BILL AUBERLEN/BMW-YOKOHAMA TEAM: THE CONTINUED WORK BETWEEN THE ENGINEERS
FROM YOKOHAMA AND THE BMW ENGINEERS, THEY CAME UP WITH BASICALLY TIRES THAT
NOBODY COULD TOUCH.))
OUT Q=could touch.
SOT lbsot 14:03:49
IN Q=And Yokohama
((And Yokohama says it plans to be in the fast lane of auto racing for some
time to come. They say don't be surprised someday if you see their tires on
the NASCAR circuit. Len Besthoff, News-7.))
OUT Q=LB, News-7.))
Lynchburg City Manager Charles Church will be off the job for awhile.
Today, he announced he has prostate cancer.
In a memo, Church told employees he was diagnosed during a recent
physical-- and will undergo surgery next month.
Church says he considers himself fortunate-- the prostate cancer was
He's also encouraging all Lynchburg City employees to take advantage of
insurance benefits-- especially cancer detecting tests.
Church says he hopes to return to his normal activities in January.
Tonight on Primetime Sports-- they're already getting ready for the weekend,
with the Friday Football Extra schedule...
And remember the oil spill in Alaska? It happened seven years ago and the
cleanup investigation is still underway.
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It's been seven years since the Exxon Valdez spill.
SUPER=03-Pr. Wm. Sound, AK/March 1989;
A report is expected from the Secretary of the Interior on clean-up and
damage-- the work STILL continues.
The Exxon Valdez smashed into rocks underwater in 1989- spewing nearly 11
million gallons of oil into Prince William Sound, Alaska.
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NEWS-7 Primetime will be back right after this short break, we hope you'll
stay with us.
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GRAPHIC=breast cancer awareness
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Tonight on Health Check, a cameo appearance by actress and breast cancer
survivor Marcia Wallace.
Plus, we'll have the risk factors for breast cancer....and the latest in
high-tech diagnosis and treatment.
IN Q=Quite frankly
SUPER=01-Dr. Angela Watt/Radiologist; :00
SUPER=01-Marcia Wallace/Breast Cancer Survivor; :40
OUT Q=awareness, you know.
IN Q=Quite frankly
((DR. ANGELA WATT/RADIOLOGIST: QUITE FRANKLY WHAT IT BOILS DOWN TO IS WE JUST
SEE THINGS BETTER, CLEARER, SHARPER. ))
OUT Q=clearer, sharper.
This past spring, the F-D-A approved use of High Definition Imaging or
H-D-I ultrasound to tell if a breast lump is benign or if it might be cancer.
Older ultrasound machines could only tell a doctor if a lump was solid or a
It's just one of the latest advancements designed to improve the survival
rate....and of course, early detection is key.
Tonight, Carilion's Cancer Center brought in actress Marcia Wallace to
share her story of survival.
Among other things, you might remember her from her role as Carol, on the
Bob Newhart Show.
IN Q=I really
((MARCIA WALLACE/BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR: I REALLY ENCOURAGE WOMEN TO TAKE
RESPONSIBILITY FOR THEIR BREAST HEALTH. IT'S A WAR AND YOU'VE GOT TO BE
EVER-VIGILANT. EVEN IF IT'S IN YOUR FAMILY OR NOT, IF YOU ARE A WOMAN AND
YOU'RE ALIVE YOU CAN GET BREAST CANCER. BUT IT'S DOABLE. THAT'S WHAT'S REALLY
ENCOURAGING. LAST YEAR WAS THE FIRST YEAR THAT THE MORTALITY RATE DROPPED SO
WE'RE GOING THE RIGHT WAY AND IT'S STRICTLY AWARENESS. YOU KNOW. ))
OUT Q=you know.
And let's go over the risk factors for breast cancer.
The primary ones include having a family history of breast cancer,
having no children-- or,
having your first child after age 30.
Also, beginning menstruation early, that's before age 12...
or going through menopause late....after age 55.
And finally, eating a high-fat diet.
This is also National Respiratory Care Week, and today,
respiratory care practitioners representing area hospitals were striking out by
About 40 turned out for today's "Bowl for Better Breathing"-- to help the
American Lung Association.
As many patients have discovered, respiratory therapists are the only
professionals trained and tested in the provision of respiratory care.
And finally tonight...the moment Mike Stevens is sitting at home waiting
It's our video pick....from San Diego where they take Halloween seriously.
IN Q=People like
SUPER=75-San Diego, CA; :
OUT Q=moving hands.
((PEOPLE LIKE TO BE EVERYTHING FROM A WAREWOLF TO FRANKENSTEIN TO MICHEAL MYERS
MASK AND WE HAVE A LARGE SELECTION TO SATISFY ANYONE'S NEEDS.))
OUT Q=anyone's needs.
Ghastly, beastly....and just plain disgusting-- that's what's IN this
There's even a few politically correct masks out now.
Whether you're into naughty or nice, you can probably find it.
IN Q=And then there's
((HERE'S THE QUEEN OF HEARTS, SHE'S CUTE. AND FOR THAT SPECIAL GUY, HE CAN BE
SCARRY, CREEPY, GHOULISH I GUESS IS PROBABLY A LITTLE BIT BETTER BECAUSE IT'S
PEOPLE ARE CHOSING MORE AND MROE THE MAKEUP.
THIS IS JUST TOILET PAPER AND LIQUID LATEX AND BY PAINTING OVER THE LATEX IT
WILL END UP DRYING CLEAR. AND FROM WORKING FROM DARKEST TO LIGHEST YOU CAN GET
THE BRUISE EFFECT I HAVE HERE. AND THEN ONCE IT DRIES IT WILL DRY CLEAR AND
THEN YOU PAINT OVER IT WITH
OUR BLOOD GEL. ))
OUT Q=blood gel.
Also big this year-- finger foods, jacolanters, skulls, and sound
IN Q=Such as our
((SUCH AS OUR RAT IN A TRAP, OUR MOVING HANDS. ))
It appears some San Diego shoppers are just dying to be noticed in the
most startling Halloween fashions.
We'll show you the winning run in this afternoon's Yankees Orioles baseball
game. Steve Mason will have a report on the Temple Owls who will fly into
Blacksburg for Tech's Homecoming and a look at the Friday Football Extra
Schedule for week seven.
And Tech coach Frank Beamer is not playing with his players anymore when it
comes to getting in trouble.
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/September 21; :00
Receiver Walter Ford is the first to find out what Beamer means.
The junior kick returner has been kicked off the team after being charged
On October 3rd, police say he paid 78 cents for $190 worth of merchandise at
the University Bookstore.
Both Ford and the cashier at the time are set to be arraigned October 16th.
More Primetime coming up in a moment.
It's Homecoming this weekend in Blacksburg as Virginia Tech will host
Temple. The Hokies are on the rise while the Owls have been grounded of late.
But Steve Mason says there are some interesting similarities between the
IN Q=first audio
SUPER=03-Pittsburgh/Owls vs. Panthers; :00
SUPER=01-Ron Dickerson/Temple Head Football Coach; :24
SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Virginia Tech Head Football Coach; :55
SUPER=01-Todd Washington/Virginia Tech Offensive Guard; 1:28
OUT Q=...News 7 sports"
((It's time to wave the white flag and step down at the end of this season.
That's basically what Temple coach Ron Dickerson said after last week's
53-52 loss to Pittsburgh.
He has since had a change of heart, saying he will stay on as the Owl's
Frank Beamer can relate to that emotion. 4 years ago, his Hokies went 2-8
and 1, then rallied for three straight bowl appearances.
Virginia Tech leads the the series between the two schools 7 to 2. In
Blacksburg, Steve Mason News 7 Sports.))
It's week seven of high school football and we have a super schedule for
Friday Football Extra.
So, lets check in the 15 games we will feature.
IN Q=First score
OUT Q=.....last score."
The American league championship series will now switch to Baltimore for
three as the Orioles beat the Yankees 4 to 3 today to even the series at one
SUPER=03-New York/NBC SPORTS; :
The big hit came off the bat of first baseman Rafael Palmerio. He gets all
of this pitch for a two run homer in the seventh the Orioles led 4 to 2 and
Baltimore gets the 4 to 3 win and will go back to Camden Yard with a split.
Here's what we're working on in the newsroom for NEWS-7 at 11.
A wrecking ball hit the WRONG target in Florida--instead of hitting an empty
building it slammed into a clothing store, trapping shoppers inside.
We'll have details.
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SUPER=77-Wrong Place, Wrong Time;
SUPER=78-First Baptist Church, Part 2;
Plus Larry Dowdy has the second part of his series on 35 years of Doctor
Charles Fuller at First Baptist Church.
NEWS-7 at 11 on WDBJ-7 is just 30-minutes away. Thanks for watching NEWS-7
Primetime. See you tomorrow, goodnight.