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Coming up on NEWS 7 at SIX: The videotape helps explain how JOHN Warner's campaign re-arranged a picture of Democrats taken two years ago.
We'll hear from both Warners in a moment.
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ANCHOR=Keith


And a verdict in the case of a former state champion football star charged with murder. Sports-Head
ANCHOR=Mike


Tonight in sports, Tony McGuire is ready to turn in a repeat performance at Martinsville.
VMI is bracing itself for a visit from the Thundering Herd,
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And Number 85, Walter Ford won't be running out of the tunnel or on the field for the Hokies as Frank Beamer kicks the junior off the team.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
SS=None


Sweater weather as we head into the weekend. Very chilly numbers on the weather board just ahead.

Warner-Ad


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-71
GRAPHIC=John Warner


A doctored photo.
A swift firing.
Senator John Warner's apologizing today for what he calls "a serious and terrible mistake."
Double Boxes=Keith and Ellen/State Microwave


Ellen Qualls is in our Richmond newsroom.
Live=Ellen Full/State Microwave;
SUPER=@Ellen1;


The same ad Mark Warner condemned yesterday for the personal nature of its attacks is today gradually being pulled from the airwaves.
SUPER=05-Richmond;


But NOT because of the nature of the personal attacks.
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Double Boxes=Keith and Ellen/State Microwave

Keith question:So what's next for John Warner's ad campaign at this critical date?


Robin-Dole


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-74
GRAPHIC=Robin Dole


A new poll suggests that President Clinton has overtaken Bob Dole in Virginia.
The Virginia Commonwealth University survey shows 48 percent of voters supporting Clinton, 41 percent supporting Dole and six percent choosing Reform Party candidate Ross Perot.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The presidential campaign brought a Dole to Roanoke this afternoon, but it wasn't Bob.
Daughter Robin Dole rallied local republicans in Market Square.
She told reporters she isn't conceding any state and certainly not Virginia.
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SOT 12:43:29
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((ROBIN DOLE/CANDIDATE'S DAUGHTER: I THINK WE CAN WIN HERE IN VIRGINIA. AND WE'RE COUNTING ON VIRGINIA TO HELP PUT US OVER THE TOP. I'M HERE BECAUSE VIRGINIA IS IMPORTANT AND CERTAINLY BECAUSE IT IS MY HOME STATE AND WE BELIEVE WE WILL IF EVERYBODY JUST GETS OUT THERE AND VOTES.))
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VO-NAT


Robin Dole is a Virginia resident and a graduate of Virginia Tech.
She says she doesn't place much stock in recent polls, but says they do confirm that a large number of voters remain undecided.
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Moneta-Ax


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE#96-80
GRAPHIC=Accident


A 3- year- old boy is in serious condition after being struck by a car in Bedford County this afternoon.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford Co.;


It happened on Route 1-22 in Moneta.
Apparently, Joel Shapiro of Wirtz was traveling southbound around four when the boy ran out in front of him.
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SOT 16:55:26
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((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;
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Shapiro slammed on his brakes to avoid hitting the boy.
He ran into the right shoulder.
The boy was airlifted to Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
State Police are witholding the boy's name until next of kin is notified.
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Powell


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-75
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


A former Halifax County football star has been found guilty of second degree murder.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Halifax/Yesterday;


21- year old Lewis Jordan Powell Junior testified he acted in self defense when he shot 17- year old Jason Lamont Chandler.
But the jury apparently didn't buy his story-- he was convicted of murder about an hour ago.
The teenager was shot outside the Super Eight Motel on New Years Day.
Commonwealth's attorney John Greenbacker says the two belonged to rival drug gangs.
The jury could sentence Powell up to 40- years in prison.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE


Still to come on News 7 at 6-- It might see a little early if you check the calendar, but one area company is already gearing up for the Christmas rush.
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and a very large hole in the road is causing problems for drivers on 81 southbound near Staunton. We'll have an update on the repair work.
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Sinkhole


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-60
GRAPHIC=None


For nearly 24 hours, a portion of Interstate 81 in Rockbridge County was closed off.
Work crews were trying to repair a large gap in one of the southbound lanes.
It's still not fixed... but just about an hour ago VDOT opened up the highway.
Unfortunately for motorists earlier in the day, they were part of an hour long back up.
And as Scott Prince reports, it was no joy ride.
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((Motorists on the southbound side of Interstate 81 had a "sinking" suspicion something was wrong-- and they were right.
There was definitely a "hole" lot of trouble on the highway.
The culprit, a massive sinkhole-- 35 feet deep and 75 feet wide at the 209 mile marker in Rockbridge County.
It forced VDOT to close off more than 15 miles of the Federal four- lane... causing an hour- long back up on the interstate and a detour on to Route 11.
Needless to say, frustration levels were running high.
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SOT 4:33:40
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((RUSSEL ROBERTSON/MOTORIST: THERE'S NO WAY OUT. NO WAY OFF. I BELIEVE THEY COULD HAVE DONE A BETTER JOB THAN THAT. ))
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IN Q=You just

((HELEN HARDIN/MOTORIST: YOU JUST SIT HERE AND WONDER WHAT'S GOING ON. THEY HAVE SIGNS ON THE INTERSTATE, BUT IT DOESN'T SAY WHY, OR HOW LONG IT'S GOING TO BE... OR WE'RE GOING. I HAVE NO IDEA. ))
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Many wondered why the whole highway had to be closed instead of just one of the lanes.
VDOT road supervisor Ron Strickler explains.
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SOT 3:11:24
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((RON STRICKLER/VDOT: THAT WAY WE DON'T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT THE TRAFFIC PROBLEMS WHILE WE'RE DOING THE WORK. WE DON'T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT THE TRAVELING PUBLIC RUNNING INTO SOMETHING THAT THEY REALLY DON'T EXPECT. ))
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Strickler expects all of the road repairs to be complete by the weekend.
But for THESE motorists, that's little consolation.
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((IT'S A MADHOUSE. ))
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Scott Prince, News- 7, Rockbridge County.))

Liberty-View


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-78
GRAPHIC=None


The Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority received some welcome news today from the federal government.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville/File Tape;


The Danville organization has been given the go ahead to move 76- families out of the Liberty View housing community.
The apartments will NOT be replaced.
Instead-- the Danville organization was awarded 76 "section eight" housing vouchers worth 600- thousand dollars.
Section eight housing gives families a chance to live somewhere besides public housing-- the government pays a portion of their rent.
The Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority was also awarded a 250- thousand dollar drug elimination grant.
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J-Crew


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-73
GRAPHIC=J Crew Logo


Christmas shopping may not be on the minds of most people just yet, but Christmas HIRING is in full force at one Lynchburg company.
As J. Crew marks its tenth anniversary in the Hill City, the company hopes to find enough workers to last another ten years.
Steve Smallshaw reports.
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(( It's been a profitable decade for the J. Crew catalog operation in Lynchburg.
The 13- hundred workers here help sell, pack and ship 300 million dollars worth of clothing orders every year.
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IN Q=We plan on

((JOHN FINDLAY/SENIOR V.P.: WE PLAN ON GROWING THE MAIL ORDER BUSINESS, THE CATALOG BUSINESS IF YOU WILL, FIVE TO TEN PERCENT A YEAR, SO WE ANTICIPATE BEING HERE FOR QUITE SOME TIME AND TO HAVE A LARGER PRESENCE IN THE AREA.))
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That presence doubles in size every fall.
That's when J. Crew hires more than 12- hundred temporary employees for the Christmas shopping season.
Finding enough part-time workers has become a full-time job for John Keith.
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IN Q=The most difficult

((JOHN KEITH/HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR: THE MOST DIFFICULT TIME IS TO TRY AND FIND PEOPLE TO WORK DURING THE DAY, THAT CAN GIVE US 20 HOURS OR 25 HOURS A WEEK AND WORK THE DAY HOURS.))
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((Right now, unemployment in the central Virginia area stands at a very low 3-point-3 percent, which ordinarily might be considered bad news for companies like J. Crew, which needs to hire several hundred workers in the next five weeks. But officials say most of J. Crew's temporary workforce does not come from the unemployment rolls.))
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IN Q=When you think

((JEFF TAYLOR/REGION 2000: WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT THE UNEMPLOYMENT NUMBERS, LIKE I SAID, IT IS A LITTLE SCARY, BUT THERE ARE PEOPLE OUT THERE WHO ARE NOT IN THAT MIX WHO CAN COME AND DO HAVE THE SKILLS, AND MAYBE IN SOME CASES ARE OVERSKILLED, TO DO SOME OF THESE JOBS.))
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J. Crew just hopes to find them before the Christmas rush hits full force.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))

Smith-Kline


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-79
GRAPHIC=Massengill/Summer's Eve


A federal judge has rejected the advisory jury verdict in a dispute between the makers of Massengill and Summer's Eve... feminine hygiene products.
In June the jury concluded that SmithKline Beecham's ads were intentionally misleading.
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They claimed Massengill "cleanses better than Summer's Eve," a competing product made by C-B Fleet.
At trial SmithKline presented clinical test results to back up its advertising.
This week Judge James Turk concluded that SmithKline's tests and studies were superior to Fleets, and that they properly supported the claims in the Massengill ads.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=Massengill


So, he reversed the jury verdict and sided with SmithKline, a multi-national health-care company... finding AGAINST Fleet, an outfit based in Lynchburg.

Stocks


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#=None
GRAPHIC=NONE

The stock market lost ground again today. The Dow dropped nearly nine points, closing at 59 hundred 21.
NASDAQ was off one point.
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Yokohama


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-72
GRAPHIC=Yokohama


No doubt the news out of Yokohama Tire has not been the best lately.
Slow sales have forced the lay off of several hundred people in Salem.
The company believes though, that it can help its bottom line by sponsoring some auto racing teams.
Len Besthoff has the story.
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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.
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SOT 15:03:46
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 REAL INTERESTING.))
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This week workers got a chance to see some of the other products their company makes.
For 12 years now Yokohama's plant in Japan has built tires for a variety of international auto racing teams.
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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.))
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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.
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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.))
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((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.))
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


Coming up tonight in sports, Ford doesn't have a better ida when it comes to playing for the Hokies, VMI's Bill Stewart talks about the challenge of playing the number one team in the nation,
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And the three amigos have nothing on this group of muchachos.
We'll talk with reigning Taco Bell 300 champ Tony McGuire tonight in sports.
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S-Orioles


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-20
GRAPHIC=ORIOLES/YANKEES


Game two of the American League championship series is ibn progress with the Orioles ____ the Yankees __ to ___ in the ___ inning.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-New York, NY/NBC -Last Night; :00


So far, nothing today has equalled the excitement generated last night in game one when 12 year old Jeff Mayer reached out of the stands and pulled Derek Jeter's fly ball into the seats.
Since the fan interfered it should have been a ground rule double instead of a homer.
But umpire Richie Garcia didn't see the kid stick out his glove.
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((RICHIE GARCIA/AMERICAN LEAGUE UMPIRE:))
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S-Braves


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-21
GRAPHIC=BRAVES/CARDS

The Braves and Cardinals continue their National League championship series tonight in Atlanta. Game two pits Greg Maddux against the Cards Todd Stottlemyre.

S-Taco


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#R-34
GRAPHIC=MARTINSVILLE


The racing spotlight is back in Martinsville this weekend as the Taco Bell 300 Late Model Stock car extravaganza takes center stage.
And defending champ Tony McGuire is anxious to make another successful run for the Border.
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SUPER=03-Martinsville/October 16, 1995; :00
SUPER=01-Tony McGuire/Defending Taco Bell 300 Champion; :56
SUPER=04-March 17th; 1:23
RUNS=2:00
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(( McGuire's win in last year's Taco Bell 300 was so bizarre, folks still have trouble believing it. First he failed to make the top 20 in time trials, qualifying 65th. He then missed1 making the field from one of the 25 lap qualifying races until another car in front of him was disqualified.
He then went from the back of the 36 car field to the front, only to finish second to Elliott Sadler. Not bad for someone driving with his left hand in a cast.
But this story is far from finished, because three hours after the race's end, NASCAR disqualified Sadler's car for having an illegal engine. The emotional rollercoaster finally came to a stop with a staged victory lane celebration. Tony McGuire was suddenly $25 thousand dollars richer. ((TONY MCGUIRE/DEFENDING TACO BELL 300 CHAMPION:))
McGuire proved his performance wasn't a fluke by coming back in this Spring's Miller 300 and finishing second to Donnie Apple.
Now he's hoping to repeat but in conventional manner. ((TONY MCGUIRE:))
His victory last season has given him new promotional opportunities, take a look at senor McGuire joining some of his muchachos in this photo which is the cover for this Sunday's race program.))

S-Ford


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB96-1
GRAPHIC=TECH FOOTBALL

If you think Frank Beamer is tired of his football players getting in trouble, you're right. If you think he's not doing anything about it- you're wrong. After telling his players to straighten up or else,
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SUPER=03-Blacksburg/September 21st; :00


Receiver Walter Ford is the first to find out about the else.
The junior kick returner has been kicked off the team after being charged with shoplifting.
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.
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S-VMI


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#FB96-1
GRAPHIC=VMI Logo


It's Parents weekend at V-M-I and the Keydets are looking for their first win.
V-M-I is 0 and 5 overall and 0 and 3 in the Southern Conference.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Lexington/October, 8, 1984; :


This week The top ranked Thundering herd of Marshall will stampede into Alumni Memorial Field.
Marshall is undefeated with an average winning margin of 31 point 6.
This is the final meeting between the two teams and the last time V-M-I won was 1980 when Bill Stewart and Marshall coach Bob Pruet were assistants at Marshall under Sonny Randle.
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((BILL STEWART/VMI HEAD COACH: ))
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