08:25-01

7Moneta-Ax

ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-80
GRAPHIC=Accident
SUPER=@beth1;


A toddler was killed when he ran in front of a car yesterday afternoon.
A Wirtz man was going around 55- miles- per- hour when the child darted out in front on him on a Bedford County highway.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford Co.;


3- year- old Wesley Updike was struck and killed.
It happened on Route 1-22 in Moneta around four.
Joel Shapiro could not stop his Chrysler Concorde in time.
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SOT 16:54:02
IN Q=He ran out

((MICHAEL RORER/STATE POLICE: HE RAN OUT IN FRONT OF THE CAR THAT WAS GOING TOWARDS THE LAKE. THE DRIVER OF THE CAR TRIED TO AVOID HITTING HIM. HE SLAMMED ON HIS BRAKES AND WENT OFF TO THE RIGHT SHOULDER.))
SUPER=01-Michael Rorer/State Police;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=to the right shoulder.
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VO-NAT


Updike was airlifted to Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
Police say it appears Shapiro was NOT speeding in the 55- mile- an hour zone.
They are still investigating.
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781-Ax


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-81
GRAPHIC=accident


Northbound lanes on Interstate 81 in Ronoake County have been reopened. The lanes between the 5-81 on and off ramps were closed overnight due to a tractor trailer accident.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


The tractor trailer apparently hit the side of a bridge.
The front wheel of the cab was knocked into the tank, releasing diesel fuel all over the interstate.
Traffic was being detoured onto 5-81 southbound, exiting on Peters Creek Road.
Police then had motorists getting back on the highway northbound from Peters Creek Road
The interstate was re-opened around three this morning.
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7Hole


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-60
GRAPHIC=None


For nearly 24- hours, a portion of Interstate 81 in Augusta 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 this morning, V-DOT is letting one lane of traffic through.
And as Scott Prince reports, it was no joy ride for commuters yesterday.
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SOT
IN Q=Motorists
SUPER=03-Augusta Co.;:00
SUPER=01-Russel Robertson/Motorist; :31
SUPER=01-Helen Hardin/Motorist; :36
SUPER=@Scott2; :44
SUPER=01-Ron Strickler/VDOT; :54
RUNS=1:18
OUT Q=MADHOUSE! (SECOND TIME!)


((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
IN Q=There's no

((RUSSEL ROBERTSON/MOTORIST: THERE'S NO WAY OUT. NO WAY OFF. I BELIEVE THEY COULD HAVE DONE A BETTER JOB THAN THAT. ))
RUNS=:05
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SOT 4:32:31
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. ))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=idea


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
IN Q=That way

((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. ))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=expect


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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NAT SOT
IN Q=It's a

((IT'S A MADHOUSE. ))
RUNS=:01
OUT Q=madhouse



7Liberty-View


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-78
GRAPHIC=None


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


It's 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.
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7WEATHER


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=none
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=NONE
SUPER=X5000;SET DISSOLVE
SUPER=314-Few Clouds/Mostly Sunny, Cool/60-63/Clear and/Cool/30-34;
SUPER=#555;RESET


Turning now to the weather,
It looks like a great weekend ahead. Today, we should see clear skies with highs reaching the lower 60s.
Tonight, expect more clear skies, very chilly temperatures, and lows in the low 30s.
7BIRTHDAYS! 10/13/96
Sunday:

SUPER=130-82/Ocie Conner/Shawsville;



SUPER=130-/Beatrice Johnson/Vinton;



SUPER=130-/John Steele Jr./Riner;



SUPER=130-16/Angie Chinault/Christiansburg;



SUPER=130-85/Curtis George/Gretna;



SUPER=130-8/Lindsey Crouch/Salem;


Monday:

SUPER=130-63/Bertha Lawson/Martinsville;



SUPER=130-9/Lauren Chesson/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-1/Lucas Hardin/Rocky Mount;



SUPER=130-1/Joseph Shepherd/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-10/Lee Jamison/Rocky Mount;



SUPER=130-11/Jason Foutz/Troutville;



(Anniversary)
SUPER=130-1st./Warren & Sharon Tyree/Rocky Mount;



SUPER=130-84/Bea Craghead/Bedford;


No Pictures:

SUPER=130-39/Barry Bratton/Roanoke;


55Robin-Dole


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-74
GRAPHIC=Robin Dole
SUPER=@beth1;


Robin Dole is hitting the campaign trail in Virginia.
Yesterday, she was at the Roanoke Market rallying local Republicans.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


She's a resident of northern Virginia and a graduate of Virginia Tech. She's been campaigning for her father since she was five years old.
Yesterday, she said he will keep his promise to cut taxes and balance the budget without slashing medicare or other critical programs.
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SOT 12:29:50
IN Q=Now you've heard

((ROBIN DOLE/CANDIDATE'S DAUGHTER: NOW YOU'VE HEARD FORM OUR OPPONENTS THAT IT CAN'T BE DONE. WELL WE THINK WE KNOW WHY THEY'RE SAYING THAT. THEY CAN'T DO IT OR MAYBE THEY WON'T DO IT. BUT BOB DOLE BELIEVES IT IS A MATTER OF PRESIDENTIAL WILL. HE HAS IT. HE CAN DO IT AND HE WILL DO IT WHEN HE IS ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.))
SUPER=01-Robin Dole/Candidate's Daughter;
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=of the United States.
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VO-NAT


A new poll from Virginia Commonwealth University suggests that President Clinton has taken the lead among Virginia voters.
But Robin Dole predicts her father and Jack Kemp will continue the tradition of Republican success in Virginia.
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55J-Crew


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-73
GRAPHIC=J Crew


J-Crew in Lynchburg is hiring it's partime crew for the busy holiday season.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


Not only is the comany celebrating its tenth anniversary in the Hill City, but the catalog operation is also hiring 12-hundred temporary workers.
They're needed to help with the Christmas shopping season.
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SOT 23:54:52
IN Q=We can't miss

((JOHN KEITH/HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR: WE CAN'T MISS ANY DAY THAT WE'RE NOT OUT THERE BEATING THE BUSHES. WE'RE DOING A LOT OF ADVERTISING AND USING A LOT OF DIFFERENT MEDIA. SO ANYONE THAT'S INTERESTED IN PART TIME WORK, A GOOD WAGE AND A GOOD BENEFITS STRUCTURE FOR AT LEAST A TEMPORARY PERSON, SHOULD COME ON OUT AND TALK TO US.))
SUPER=01-John Keith/Human Resources Director; :00
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=talk to us.
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VO-NAT


Local economic experts say J-Crew should find the workers it needs, despite the area's low unemployment rate.
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SOT 1:18:26
IN Q=The company here

((JEFF TAYLOR/REGION 2000: THE COMPANY HERE OFFERS THE FLEXIBLE HOURS AND THE OPPORTUNITY FOR FOLKS THAT WANT THAT PART TIME JOB, THAT WANT THAT FLEXIBILITY TO MAKE A LITTLE EXTRA INCOME. AND THAT INCOME ALWAYS GETS TURNED OVER THREE AND FOUR TIMES IN THE COMMUNITY AND THAT'S A BIG ECONOMIC BOOST.))
SUPER=01-Jeff Taylor/Region 2000; :00
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=big economic boost.
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VO-NAT


The Lynchburg facility processes about 300 million dollars in clothing orders every year.
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55WEATHER


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=none
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=NONE
SUPER=X5000;SET DISSOLVE
SUPER=314-Few Clouds/Mostly Sunny, Cool/60-63/Clear and/Cool/30-34;
SUPER=#555;RESET


Turning now to the weather,
It looks like a great weekend ahead. Today, we should see clear skies with highs reaching the lower 60s.
Tonight, expect more clear skies, very chilly temperatures, and lows in the low 30s.

8Moneta-Ax


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-80
GRAPHIC=Accident
SUPER=@Beth1;


A toddler is dead today after running in front of a car in Bedford County yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford Co.;


3- year- old Wesley Updike was struck and killed.
It happened on Route 1-22 in Moneta around four.
Joel Shapiro could not stop his Chrysler Concorde in time.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 16:54:02
IN Q=He ran out

((MICHAEL RORER/STATE POLICE: HE RAN OUT IN FRONT OF THE CAR THAT WAS GOING TOWARDS THE LAKE. THE DRIVER OF THE CAR TRIED TO AVOID HITTING HIM. HE SLAMMED ON HIS BRAKES AND WENT OFF TO THE RIGHT SHOULDER.))
SUPER=01-Michael Rorer/State Police;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=to the right shoulder.
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VO-NAT


Updike was airlifted to Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
Police say it appears Shapiro was NOT speeding in the 55- mile- an hour zone.
They are still investigating.
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8Warner-Ad


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-71
GRAPHIC=John Warner


Senator John Warner's campaign is in hot water after getting caught using a doctored photo of Democratic candidate Mark Warner in an T-V ad.
Yesterday the encumbent apologized and fired the P-R firm that produced the doctored photo.
Ellen Qualls reports.
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SOT
IN Q=It's the
SUPER=04-John Warner Campaign Ad; :00
SUPER=@Markwarner; :15
SUPER=@Johnwarner; :22
SUPER=03-Virginia Beach; :40
SUPER=@Ellen1; :59
RUNS=1:10
OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.


(( It's the old switcheroo.
That's NOT Mark Warner's body.
His head's been edited over Chuck Robb's.
The fake was NOT hard to spot because the actual 1994 event was highly publicized.
sot

((MARK WARNER/D-SENATE CANDIDATE: HAVE YOU EVER SEEN AN INCUMBENT UNITED STATES SENATOR DO THIS KIND OF SCURRILOUS, SLEAZY -- THIS IS SOMETHING THAT APPEARS LIKE WOULD BE IN A BRITISH TABLOID.))
runs=:10



sot

((SEN. JOHN WARNER/R-SENATE CANDIDATE: THIS WAS A SERIOUS, TERRIBLE MISTAKE. I WAS NOT RESPONSIBLE IN ANY WAY OTHER THAN I ENGAGED THIS FIRM, GREG STEVENS AND COMPANY. AND FOR THAT, I HAVE TO TAKE FULL RESPONSIBILITY LIKE THE CAPTAIN OF THE SHIP.))
runs=:15


After initial denials from a Warner campaign spokesman, the p-r firm had admitted the photo's alteration in time for the Senator's news conference.
sot

((SEN. JOHN WARNER: I HIRED WHAT I THOUGHT WAS THE BEST IN AMERICA, BECAUSE OF THEIR LENGTHY KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE OF HOW TECHNICALLY, AND I WROTE IT MYSELF LAST NIGHT, ETHICALLY, TO PUT TOGETHER AN ADVERTISEMENT.))
runs=:13



sot STANDUP

((THE P-R FIRM OF GREG STEVENS AND COMPANY HAS ALSO DONE WORK FOR BOB DOLE AND GEORGE ALLEN. GREG STEVENS SAYS IN A STATEMENT "THERE WAS A MOVIE TITLED 'DUMB AND DUMBER.' WELL THIS WAS WORSE." ELLEN QUALLS, NEWS 7, RICHMOND.))
runs=:00))


8Yokohama


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


One of Salem's largest employers is banking on racing sponsorships to increase sales.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-Yokohama Video;


Yokohama is affiliated with several teams on the International Motorsports Association circuit.
SUPER=03-Salem;


Workers at the company's Salem plant got a chance to see two cars on the B-M-W- Yokohama team, and meet one of the drivers.
Yokohama says its Motorsports team aids in the research of how to make better tires for consumer use.
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SOT 13:40:11
IN Q=You can

((CHRIS MILLER/YOKOHAMA MOTORSPORTS: YOU CAN LEARN A LOT ABOUT WHAT HAPPENS TO A TIRE IN A VERY SHORT PERIOD ON A RACETRACK. SO WE GO THROUGH A LOT OF DIFFERENT COMPOUNDS, A LOT OF DIFFERENT TREAD DESIGNS TO DEAL WITH WATER.))
SUPER=01-Chris Miller/Yokohama Motorsports;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=with water.
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VO-NAT


Of course, having the Yokohama logo on race cars all over the world does not hurt the company's publicity efforts.
Right now Yokohama devotes about a quarter of its marketing budget to pay for its Motorsports team.
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8Food-To-Go


ANCHOR= Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=lba
TAPE#96-87
GRAPHIC=none


Recent studies suggest that half of all American adults eat out at least once a day.
That makes keeping a healthy diet a big challenge.
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VO-NAT


David Chance is a Program coordinator for the Southeast United Dairy Industry Association.
He says people need to think ahead.
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SOT 12:28:31
IN Q=we can

((WE CAN TAKE FOOD WITH US. THERE'S A LOT OF FOODS THAT ARE PORTABLE, THAT TRAVEL WELL, NEW BOXED YOGURTS OR BOXED MILKS, FRUITS TRAVEL WELL, DRIED FRUITS AND ALSO BAGELS, THINGS LIKE THAT. ))
SUPER=01-David Chance/Dairy Industry Association;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=like that
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VO-NAT


Chance suggests people keep a small cooler packed as a survival kit to serve nutritional needs on the run.
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8WEATHER


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=none
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=NONE
SUPER=X5000;SET DISSOLVE
SUPER=314-Few Clouds/Mostly Sunny, Cool/60-63/Clear and/Cool/30-34;
SUPER=#555;RESET


Turning now to the weather,
It looks like a great weekend ahead. Today, we should see clear skies with highs reaching the lower 60s.
Tonight, expect more clear skies, very chilly temperatures, and lows in the low 30s. MAKE IT A GREAT DAY!!!!