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NOON-HEADLINES

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Senator John Warner's campaign committee admits to altering a photograph in their latest TV ad attacking Democratic challenger Mark Warner.
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And the daughter of Republican Presidential Candidate Bob Dole is in town hoping to swing more women voters to the G-O-P ticket.
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Stay with us News 7 at Noon is coming up next.

Campaign


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
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TAPE#net
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Vice President Al Gore is getting high marks for last night's Vice Presidential Debate.
Surveys are indicating he won the debate against G-O-P vice presidential candidate Jack Kemp.
Russ Mitchell reports.
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Robin-Dole


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#96-
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Bob Dole and Jack Kemp are rallying supporters in Ohio today, but Roanoke is ALSO a stop on the republican campaign trail.
Robin Dole, the daughter of the G- O- P presidential candidate, is making her OWN swing through the state.
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She's due... on the city market at this hour... and Joe Dashiell has more on her visit.
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Warner


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=John Warner


With less than a month before Election Day and with a sizeable lead in recent polls, Senator John Warner has a new issue to deal with.
The incumbent's campaign has admitted using an ALTERED photograph in his latest T-V ad.
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VO-NAT
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The ad shows Democratic challenger Mark Warner at a 19-94 event shaking
hands with former Governor Doug Wilder. (-------------)
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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.

Ninth-Debate


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=tal
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Campaign 96


In the Ninth District Congressional race plans have been finalized for a debate.
Incumbent Democrat Rick Boucher, Republican Patrick Muldoon and independent Tom Roberts will square off at seven p-m on October 25th.
The event will be held at Emory and Henry College.
College president Tom Morris will moderate, and the public is invited to attend.

Allen


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


Governor George Allen shot the rapids over the summer to promote his Fall River Renaissance clean-up effort.
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VO-NAT
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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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((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.))
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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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Up next,
A fire at Rockefeller center in New York temporarily forces N-B-C off the air this morning,
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And,
An arrest has been made in connection with Monday's bombings in Northern Ireland.
But first, let's check in with Patrick...
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Lee


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=12
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-76
GRAPHIC=legal scales


The case of a young man who died in a choke- hold at the hands of Roanoke Police three years ago WILL go to trial.
A federal judge has REFUSED to dismiss the widow's claim of excessive force.
Judge Jackson Kiser DID say city police had probable cause to arrest Eric Scott Lee.
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The 21- year- old Roanoke man was subdued by a trio of city police,
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though he resisted being taken into custody following a disturbance at his girlfriend's house.
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ANCHOR=Beth
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While an internal investigation concluded there was NO evidence of excessive force, the civil suit claims there WAS... and it faults police for FAILURE to provide medical treatment when the suspect's pulse stopped.
The trial on those claims is set for January.

Pope


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=none


Pope John Paul the second is showing more signs of improvement from his appendectomy.
Doctors say the 76-year-old pope managed a short walk down his hospital hallway today.
Hospital officials expect the pope to be released from the hospital early next week.

fire


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=fire


New York City firefighters have controlled a blaze that forced the evacuation of the General Electric building at Rockefeller Center.
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VO-NAT
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The fire caused heavy smoke in the 70-story tower that houses N-B-C's headquarters.
As a result, the New York area lost some early-morning programming, and the "Today" show's video signal was briefly interrupted.
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More than 300 firefighters battled the flames for more than four hours.
Investigators think the fire started in an electrical closet.
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Kevorkian


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NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#none
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Dr. Jack Kevorkian's latest assisted suicide patient may have preferred DEATH to a nursing home.
Kevorkian attorney Geoffrey Fieger (FY'-gur) says Texas resident Wallace Spolar was paralyzed from multiple sclerosis.
Fieger told "The Detroit News" that Spolar did NOT want to be put in what the lawyer calls "one of those rat-infested nursing homes."

Ireland-Bombing


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#net
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Police in Northern Ireland have made an arrest in the hunt for I-R-A bombers.
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VO-NAT
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Monday's bombings at British Army headquarters in Northern Ireland wounded 31 soldiers and civilians.
The Irish Republican Army claimed responsibility for the attack.
Authorities are questioning a man in Belfast in connection with incident.
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Freeway


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NEWSCAST=noon
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Suspects in the Southern California Freeway attacks are in police custody.
Governor Pete Wilson says they have not been arrested yet, but are being questioned.
Southern California's freeways have become a dangerous place. There have been 240 attacks on those highways since September.
Governor Wilson says the attacks may be gang related.
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Sinkhole


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


If you are traveling on Interstate 81 near Staunton expect some delays.
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VO-NAT
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A 15-mile stretch of highway is CLOSED because of a large sinkhole in the southbound lane.
Officials say it could take until tomorrow morning to re-open the road.
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((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. ))
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Martin says the sinkhole was caused by water seeping in between the rocks.
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When we return,
Some local college students braved last night's cold weather in order to make a statement,
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And,
We'll find out how the cadets at V-WIL are reacting to V-M-I's decision to go co-ed.
Stay with us.
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Powell


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-75
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


Prosecutors say revenge motivated the murder of a Halifax County teen.
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VO-NAT
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Attorneys for 21- year- old Lewis Jordan Powell, Junior paint a different picture.
They say Powell shot and killed 17- year- old Jason Lamont Chandler in self defense.
But Commonwealth's Attorney John Greenbacker says a weapon was never found on the victim.
The shooting happened New Year's Day outside the Super Eight Motel in Riverdale.
Powell was a member of the Halifax County football team the year it won the state title in 19-91.
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VWIL


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-71
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Virginia Military Institute is now recruiting women for next year's freshman class, but it already had some at V-WIL.
Keith Humphry set out to see whether any of the women at V-WIL are interested in transferring.
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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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((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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...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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((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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((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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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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((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. ))
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((AND I DO NOT UNDERSTAND WHY THEY WOULD WANT TO GO THERE. ))
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Keith Humphry, NEWS 7.
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Mary Baldwin reports record enrollment this year- -college-wide. There are now 82 women in the V-WIL program.

Landrith


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-80
GRAPHIC=NONE


Congressional candidate George Landrith is pointing out the differences between him and his Democratic opponent Virgil Goode.
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Landrith says Goode is anything but the independent-thinking conservative he's made himself out be.
The Charlottesville lawyer blasted Goode's tax record in his 23-year General Assembly career.
Landrith says voting Republican will put money back in the taxpayers' pockets.
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((GEORGE LANDRITH/R- CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE: THEIR OTHER CHOICE IS TO VOTE FOR MY OPPONENT AND THEY CAN WRITE THE SAME CHECK OUT. THE ONLY DIFFERENCE IS, INSTEAD OF MAKING IT PAYABLE TO THEIR FAMILYU, THEY GET TO MAKE IT PAYABLE TO THE IRS.))
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This is Landrith's second shot at political office.
He lost to incumbent Democrat L.F. Payne in the Fifth District in 1994.
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Habitat


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#net (edit of 96-88)
GRAPHIC=Habitat for Humanity


Some Ronaoke college students tested their limits last night as they abandoned the comforts of their dorm rooms and spent the night in cardboard boxes.
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VO-NAT
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The college's chapter of Habitat for Humanity sponsored this second annual "Shack Attack" to raise awareness.
They say most community leaders start getting involved at the college- age.

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((CHARLES HAMMOND/HABITAT FOR HUMANITY: I THINK IT'S VERY IMPORTANT BECAUSE THIS IS THE TIME WHEN PEOPLE ARE GOING TO START GETTING INVOLVED WITH COMMUNITY SERVICE, AND IF THEY DON'T GET INVOLVED NOW, THEY PROBABLY AREN'T GOING TO GET INVOLVED FOR THE REST OF THEIR LIVES. AND IF THEY DO GET INVOLVED NOW, THEN IT'S PROBBLY GOING TO BE FOR THE REST OF THEIR LIVES. ))
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((ADAM GRIFFITH/"SHACK ATTACK" ORGANIZER: I'M JUST GLAD THAT THIS MANY PEOPLE SHOWED UP THIS YEAR TO SHOW THEIR SUPPORT FOR HABITAT. I THINK IT'S GOING TO BE A FUN NIGHT. ))
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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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Bacova


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-79
GRAPHIC=Haynes


The man who helped convert a small Bath County company into the world's largest maker of accent rugs and welcome mats is stepping down.
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Pat Haynes is vacating his post as chief executive officer of the Bacova Guild.
The announcement was made by Burlington Industries, which bought Bacova last year.
Burlington says Haynes will pursue other business interests and remain on Bacova's board of directors.
His partner, Ben Johns, will assume full responsibility for the Bacova operation.
Haynes and Johns purchased Bacova back in 19-81.
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Stocks


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE# none
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On Wall Street at Noon, the Dow was DOWN 9 points.
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ANCHOR=Beth


Still to come,
Patrick has all of the day's sports news,
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As well as a close up look at last night controversial call in last night's Orioles/Yankees game.
Stay with us...
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Orioles


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-20
GRAPHIC=ORIOLES/YANKEES


The Baltimore Orioles lost game one of the A-L-C-S to New York last night 5-to-4 in 11 innings, in a game that was marred by controversy.
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With the O's on top 4-to-3 in the 8th inning Derek Jeter hits this long shot to right field, Tony Tarasco gets in position to make the play but a young fan reaches down and catches the ball.
Tarasco and the Orioles would protest vigorously, but umpire Rich Garcia ruled it a homer.
As you can see had the fan not touched it, the ball would have hit the wall or been caught.
As it turned out Bernie Williams SUPER=35-Baltimore/4/New York/5/11 Innings;

ended the mayhem in the 11th with a solo homer off Randy Myers as the Yankees beat the Orioles 5-to-4 in 11.
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ANCHOR=Patrick
SS=Hold


After viewing a tape of the incident, The umpire admitted that he made a mistake on the play, and that he should have ruled the hit a ground rule double.

Braves


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-19
GRAPHIC=BRAVES/CARDS


The Atlanta Braves also won at home last night.
Atlanta beat the St. Louis 4-to-2 in game one of the National League championship series.
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SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/FOX; :00


Mark Lemke and Javy Lopez each came through with two run singles.
Lemke's hit would plate Jeff Blauser and Marquis Grissom to give the Braves a 2-to-1 lead.
Lemke would score the eventual game winning run in the eight.
SUPER=35-St. Louis/2/Atlanta/4;


John Smoltz got the win, Mark Wohlers the save and game two is set for tonight at 8.
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Ace


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6=15
GRAPHIC=TECH HOOPS


Virginia Tech's star basketball player is set to go under the knife.
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SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00


Ace Custis is scheduled to undergo arthroscopic knee surgery on his knee today at Montgomery Regional hospital.
The senior forward hurt his LEFT knee on September 19th during a conditioning drill, but at the time it was thought to be just a lateral sprain.
However, increased swelling has forced DOCTORS to opt for surgery.
Ace could be ready for practice in a just two weeks if all goes well.
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NHL


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-21
GRAPHIC=NHL


There was a big trade in the N-H-L yesterday as the Hartford Whalers sent Brendan Shanahan and Brian Glynn to Detroit red Wings in exchange for Keith Primeau, Paul Coffey and first round pick.
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SUPER=03-Detroit, MI/Oilers vs. Red Wings; :00


And what would Shanahan do in his Motown debut? Go up side someone's head of course, much to the delight of the home fans.
They also would like Chris Osgood's SUPER=31-Edmonton/0/Detroit/2;

goaltending and Vyacheslav Kozlov's scoring as the Red Wings win it 2-to-nothing.
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