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7Drug-Bust

ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-89
GRAPHIC=Drug Bust-Cocaine
SUPER=@Beth1;


Roanoke authorities have rounded up 67 people in their latest drug bust.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Narcotics officers were undercover for about six months... trying to zero in on street dealers pushing cocaine and heroin.
Police focused on individual neighborhoods... like this one near 13th Street and Chapman Avenue in Southwest Roanoke.
At the nearby West End Center for Youth, staffers say dodging dope dealers is a part of everyday life in the area.
They're happy about the latest drug bust... but still very leery.
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SOT 10:40:54
IN Q=It's just

((KAYE HALE/YOUTH CENTER DIRECTOR: IT'S JUST, YOU KNOW, YOU GET RID OF IT FOR A WHILE AND THEN IT COMES BACK BECAUSE IT'S A LUCRATIVE BUSINESS. SOME PEOPLE GO TO JAIL BUT THEN THERE ARE OTHERS WHO WILL BE THERE TO REPLACE THEM TO MAKE MONEY. ))
SUPER=01-Kaye Hale/Youth Center Director;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=make money
ANCHOR=Beth
SS=hold


Officials have been comparing this drug sweep to the one in January.
But prosecutor Dennis (NAY-gel) Nagal says this bust netted bigger dealers.

7Mark-Warner


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-81
GRAPHIC=Mark Warner


Democrat Mark Warner is accusing Senator John Warner of character assassination.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


John Warner's second TV ad of the fall campaign questions -- among other things -- the legality of how Mark Warner earned hundreds of millions.
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NAT SOT JOHN WARNER AD
IN Q=He made

((ME MADE HIS 150- MILLION DOLLAR FORTUNE FROM HIS POLITICAL CONNECTIONS. TAKING ADVANTAGE OF BIG GOVERNMENT LOOPHOLES NOT AVAILABLE TO AVERAGE WORKING PEOPLE.))
SOT 13:41

((MARK WARNER/D-U.S. SENATE CANDIDATE: I'VE BEEN QUESTIONED ABOUT HOW I MADE MY MONEY, I'VE BEEN QUESTIONED ABOUT WHAT KIND OF BUSINESS PRACTICES. QUESTIONED MY VERY LOYALTY AS A VIRGINIAN. AND QUESTIONED WHAT KIND OF INTEGRITY I'M GOING TO HAVE IN OFFICE. YOU'RE DARN RIGHT I'M SURPRISED AT THIS. YOU'RE DARN RIGHT I THINK THIS IN INAPPROPRIATE.))
SUPER=04-John Warner Ad;
SUPER=@Markwarner; :09
RUNS=:27
OUT Q=inappropriate.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


Multi-millionaire John Warner gained the bulk of his fortune from first wife Catherine Mellon.
Mark Warner says he won't talk about that in the Senate campaign.
A spokesman for John Warner describes the ad as "factual," NOT negative.
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7Allen


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-78
GRAPHIC=George Allen


Governor George Allen is moving on after braving the rapids to promote his Fall River Renaissance clean-up effort.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Yesterday, the Governor got out of the whitewater and into the mud-raking.
Allen led a clean-up at a swampy park on the James River near Richmond.
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SOT 02:10:14
IN Q=There are

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: THERE ARE NEARLY 300 SUCH PROGRAMS GOING ALL AROUND VIRGINIA IN 70 JURISDICTIONS THIS MONTH. THEY'RE CLEANING UP TRASH, THAT'S THE MAIN THING. BUT THEY'RE ALSO HELPING WITH FISH PASSAGES, WORKING ON RIPARIAN BUFFERS, PLANTING TREES AND GRASS STRIPS TO CUT DOWN ON EROSION.))
SUPER=@Allen;
RUNS=:22
OUT Q=down on erosion.
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VO-NAT


Allen's cleaning up his image on the environment in advance of a multi-state meeting today on the health of the Chesapeake Bay.
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7Sinkhole


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#96-90
GRAPHIC=NONE


Expect delays if you're traveling on Interstate 81 near Staunton this morning.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Augusta Co.;


A 15-mile stretch of highway is closed. A large sinkhole developed in the southbound lane.
Officials say it could take 24 hours to fix the road.
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SOT 9:04:55
IN Q=What we're doing

((DANNY MARTIN/TRANSPORTATION MAINTENANCE CREW: WHAT WE'RE DOING NOW IS EXCAVATING DOWN UNTIL WE HIT SOLID ROCK, MAKE SURE WE GET ALL THE LOOSE MATERIAL OUT, BLOCK OFF ALL THE WATER THAT'S COMING IN. ))
SUPER=01-Danny Martin/Transportation Maintenance Crew;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=that's coming in
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VO-NAT


Martin says the sinkhole was caused by water seeping in between the rocks.
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7Shack-Attack


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#net (edit of 96-88)
GRAPHIC=habitat


Some Roanoke college students are experiencing what it's like to be homeless.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


They abandoned their warm dorm rooms last night for a cardboard box as part of the second annual "Shack Attack."
About 10 members of the college's Habitat for Humanity chapter took part. The event is meant to raise awareness about poverty housing.
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SOT 8:23:55
IN Q=It's growing each

((CHARLES HAMMOND/HABITAT FOR HUMANITY: IT'S GROWING EACH YEAR, AND IT'S SLOW BECAUSE PEOPLE DON'T UNDERSTAND WHAT IT IS, OR WHAT WE'RE DOING. BUT THAT'S ONE OF THE REASONS WHY WE'RE DOING IT IS TO RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT POVERTY HOUSING. ))
SUPER=01-Charles Hammond/Habitat for Humanity;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=about poverty housing


Members rounded out the night with music by a local singer and a speech by Roanoke's Habitat for Humanity president.
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7WEATHER


ANCHOR=BETH
NEWSCAST=CUTINn
WRITER=none
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=NONE



SUPER=X5000;SET DISSOLVE
SUPER=314-Partly Sunny/Breezy and Cool/58-62/Partly Cloudy/and Cold/38-40;



SUPER=#555;RESET


Turning now to the weather,
We should see partly sunny conditions, but areas north of Roanoke may see afternoon showers.
Highs will be near 60.
Tonight, it'll be partly cloudy and cold, with temperatures dropping into the upper 30s.
The outlook for the weekend looks great.
MAKE IT A GREAT DAY! 7BIRTHDAYS! 10/11/96
Friday:

SUPER=130-2/Na'eemah Phanelson/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-/Sylvia Williams/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-39/Anita Sawyers/Blacksburg;



SUPER=130-1/Sara Counts/Salem;



SUPER=130-65/Charles Land/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-54/Shirley Bridges/Ferrum;



SUPER=130-5/Tyler Tinsley/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-11/Adam Crawford/Christiansburg;



SUPER=130-16/Kaisha Williams/Roanoke;


Saturday:

SUPER=130-14/Rashonda Wise/Vernon Hill;



SUPER=130-4/Melina Mercier/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-70/Ivory Dalton/Radford;



SUPER=130-19/Amy Dunford/Dublin;



SUPER=130-13/Travis Wilson/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-80/Edna Hale/Clifton Forge;



SUPER=130-2/Tyler Williams/Roanoke;


No Pictures:

SUPER=130-13/Jordan Dyer/Lynch Station;



SUPER=130-60/Lois Graham/Boones Mill;



(Anniversary)



SUPER=130-55th/Wilson & Annie Wray/Moneta;


55Boucher


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-76
GRAPHIC=None
SUPER=@Beth1;


Site preparation for a new industrial park in Montgomery County could begin as soon as January. Federal money has come through for the Falling Branch Industrial Park.
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VO-NAT


Congressman Rick Boucher announced four-and-a-half million dollars in loans and loan guarantees from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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SOT 20:02:11
IN Q=

((REP. RICK BOUCHER/D-NINTH DISTRICT: WE NEED THESE INDUSTRIAL PARKS, WE NEED THE WATER AND WASTEWATER SYSTEMS, WE NEED THE SHELL BUILDINGS AND WHEN THEY ARE IN PLACE, INDUSTRY CAN THEN COME TO THIS AREA AND UTILIZE OUR OTHER NATURAL ASSETS. ))
SUPER=@Boucher;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=other natural assets.
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VO-NAT


The funds will allow the Montgomery County Industrial Development Authority to develop the park, which overlooks interstate- 81.
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SOT 20:05:04
IN Q=

((DAVID SHANKS/MONTGOMERY CO. I.D.A. DIRECTOR: WE FEEL BEING ADJACENT TO THE INTERSTATE AND BEING ON LAND THAT LAYS PRETTY WELL FOR WESTERN VIRGINIA THAT WE HAVE A PRIME SITE. WE'RE GONNA BE LOOKING FOR THE TOP INDUSTRIES. ))
SUPER=01-David Shanks/Montgomery Co. I.D.A. Director;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=the top industries.
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VO-NAT


Shanks says the Industrial Development Authority has a list of industries which have expressed interest in the park.
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55Industrial-Park


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=eea
TAPE# 96-73
GRAPHIC=NONE


Alleghany County is building new business opportunities in the Highlands.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Clifton Forge;


Yesterday economic development officials announced plans to build a high tech business park next to interstate 64.
SUPER=03-Alleghany Co.;


The 200 acre park will be built on national forest land.
It's intended to attract the kind of clean, high tech industries that will provide good jobs into the next century.
One neighbor of the proposed site says if it's good for Alleghany County, she'll live next to it.
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SOT
IN Q=if it means

10:52:13 ((MADGE BROWN/NEIGHBOR:IF IT MEANS JOBS, GOOD, CAUSE PEOPLE DO NEED JOBS. 9:39:39 REP. BOB GOODLATTE; THERE ARE GOING TO BE A LOT OF NEW JOBS, A LOT OF HIGH PAYING JOBS. AND THAT WILL HELP TO ALLOW PEOPLE WHO GET A GOOD EDUCATION HERE, FOR EXAMPLE, AT DABNEY LANCASTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE, TO BE ABLE TO STAY HERE IN THIS BEAUTIFUL COMMUNITY.))
SUPER=01-Madge Brown/Neighbor;
SUPER=@Goodlatte
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=in this beautiful community
ANCHOR=Beth
SS=NONE


A 50- thousand- dollar grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission will help pay for planning the park.
Officials still have to work out a land swap with the Forest Service, and raise 4- million- dollars to finish the project.

55WEATHER


ANCHOR=BETH
NEWSCAST=CUTINn
WRITER=none
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=NONE



SUPER=X5000;SET DISSOLVE
SUPER=314-Partly Sunny/Breezy and Cool/58-62/Partly Cloudy/and Cold/38-40;



SUPER=#555;RESET


Turning now to the weather,
We should see partly sunny conditions, but areas north of Roanoke may see afternoon showers.
Highs will be near 60.
Tonight, it'll be partly cloudy and cold, with temperatures dropping into the upper 30s.
The outlook for the weekend looks great.
MAKE IT A GREAT DAY!

8Warner


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=John Warner
SUPER=@Beth1;


Virginia's Senate race is getting even hotter.
Senator John Warner's re-election campaign has admitted using an altered photograph in his latest T-V ad.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-Political Ad;


The ad shows Democratic challenger Mark Warner at a 19-94 event shaking hands with former Governor Doug Wilder.
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ANCHOR=Beth
SS=Mark Warner


Mark Warner attended the event -- but the actual photo is Wilder shaking hands with Senator Chuck Robb.
Mark Warner's campaign called the altered photo a dirty political trick.
John Warner's campaign said the senator did not know about the photo.

8VWIL


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-71
GRAPHIC=VMI/Baldwin


Women are applying to Virginia Military Institute for admission next fall. Some folks are wondering what will that mean for the V-WIL program at Mary Baldwin.
Keith Humphry set out to see if the women at V-WIL are interested in transferring.
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SOT
IN Q=No, absolutely not
SUPER=01-Darsey Light/V-WIL Cadet from Salem; :00 QUICK
SUPER=01-Kim Bond/V-WIL Cadet from Pulaski; :03 QUICK
SUPER=03-Staunton/Last Week; :07
SUPER=03-Lexington/August 21; :37
SUPER=01-Catherine McMillan/V-WIL Cadet from Thaxton; :59
SUPER=@keith1; 1:06
RUNS=1:43
OUT Q=Humphry, NEWS 7.

((
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SOT 12:42:33
IN Q=

((NO, ABSOLUTELY NOT. NO QUESTION ABOUT IT. ))
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OUT Q=



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SOT 13:18:55
IN Q=

((NONE AT ALL. AND I DON'T THINK ANYONE HERE AT THE CORPS DOES EITHER.))
RUNS=:03
OUT Q=



NAT SOT full 16:59:30


The Institute at Mary Baldwin College was designed as an alternative to admitting women to V-M-I. It was endowed with a 5-and a half million dollar grant from the V-M-I Foundation.
But it's hardly the same thing.
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SOT 12:45:03
IN Q=

((HERE THEY DON'T SCREAM AT US. THEY STILL SUPPORT US. THEY'RE NICE TO US. THEY'RE OUR FRIENDS, THEY NOT YELLING AT US, MAKING US STRAIN. ))
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OUT Q=



NAT SOT full


...in marked contrast to the rat line.
When the U-S Supreme Court ruled that V-M-I's male-only policy was UNconstitutional, the Court dismissed V-WIL as a "pale shadow" of V-M-I.
Naturally V-WIL cadets- -like Catherine McMillan of Thaxton- - take exception to that.
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SOT 13:03:30
IN Q=

((BUT I FEEL LIKE THIS PROGRAM'S GOING TO KEEP ON GOING STRONG, AND, YOU KNOW NO MATTER WHAT GOES ON AT VMI, WE'RE ALWAYS GOING TO HAVE THIS PROGRAM HERE.))
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OUT Q=



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SOT standup at 14:03:55
IN Q=

((How likely is that? Officials here cite the $1.2-million grant from the Jesse Ball duPont Foundation that created the program for exceptionally gifted students at Mary Baldwin College. That was ten years ago. The money ran out FIVE years ago, and the program is alive and well today.))
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OUT Q=



NAT SOT


Kim Bond predicts open hostility when V-WIL cadets confront women who've infiltrated the ranks at V-M-I.
She's not the only one who's uneasy about it.
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SOT 12:44
IN Q=

((I'M UNCOMFORTABLE WITH THE IDEA OF GOING TO VMI AND SITTING IN MY R.O.T.C. CLASSES WITH RATS THAT ARE WOMEN. I THINK THAT'S JUST ODD. ))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=



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SOT 12:46:10
IN Q=

((AND I DO NOT UNDERSTAND WHY THEY WOULD WANT TO GO THERE. ))
RUNS=:03
OUT Q=to go there.


Keith Humphry, NEWS 7.))
ANCHOR=Beth
SS=HOLD


Mary Baldwin reports record enrollment this year- -college-wide. There are now 82 women in the V-WIL program.

8Lincoln-Terrace


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-83
GRAPHIC=None


The Roanoke Housing Authority says it did not get the 13- million dollar grant it hoped would pay for major renovations to the Lincoln Terrace Housing community.
Officials still remain confident that Lincoln-2000 will become a reality.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The Housing authority has unveiled a blueprint for major changes at the complex.
Officials say they want to transform the project into a neighborhood.
But now they will have to look elsewhere for most of their funding.
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SOT
IN Q=My reaction is that

((DAVE BALDWIN/PROJECT COORDINATOR: MY REACTION IS THAT IT'S NOT THE END OF THE WORLD. WE WILL SIMPLY GO ON TO THE NEXT BEST PLAN, AND LOCATE OTHER SOURCES, BUT ALSO REAPPLY.))
SUPER=01-Dave Baldwin/Project Coordinator;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=but also reapply.
ANCHOR=Beth
SS=None


Dave Baldwin says the Housing Authority has been told to reapply when more federal funds become available in May.

8WEATHER


ANCHOR=BETH
NEWSCAST=CUTINn
WRITER=none
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=NONE



SUPER=X5000;SET DISSOLVE
SUPER=314-Partly Sunny/Breezy and Cool/58-62/Partly Cloudy/and Cold/38-40;



SUPER=#555;RESET


Turning now to the weather,
We should see partly sunny conditions, but areas north of Roanoke may see afternoon showers.
Highs will be near 60.
Tonight, it'll be partly cloudy and cold, with temperatures dropping into the upper 30s. MAKE IT A GREAT DAY! The outlook for the weekend looks great.