06:00-01

HEADLINES

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VO-NAT


The parents of a sick little girl consent to surgery after battling it out with Texas welfare officials.
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And over 100 jobs in Salem are being saved.

OPERATION


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WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
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A Texas girl whose medical treatment turned into a legal battle has undergone lifesaving surgery.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Durham, NC;


Doctors at Duke University Medical Center in North Carolina say ten- year- old Rachel Stout is resting comfortably after an operation to remove her colon.
Rachel's parents had fought the state of Texas over their daughter's care before signing a consent form Sunday authorizing the surgery.
The Stouts had held out hope that alternative treatment could save Rachel.
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BIG-SUR


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NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=brushfire


Firefighters continue to battle a massive blaze in Northern California.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Big Sur, CA;


At least six firefighters have been injured in the blaze that has charred more than 14 thousand acres.
But officials say the fire is now 95 percent contained and may be fully contained by tonight.
So far, the fire has burned five homes.
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CAMPAIGN


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NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=cmapaign 96


President Clinton's character was in the Bob Dole's sites yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-San Diego;


Dole took aim at the president's handling of the so-called file-gate scandal as well as Whitewater.
The G-O-P candidate promised to make ethics a central issue in tomorrow's debate.
Meanwhile Republicans are now calling for an investigation into Democratic fund-raising practices.
At issue is a specific donation that
SUPER=03-Albuquerque, NM;

White House officials insist the Clinton campaign did nothing wrong in accepting.
The president was in New Mexico yesterday where he signed a bill that will eventually put surplus military aircraft to work fighting forest fires.
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Grey


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-71
GRAPHIC=Grey, Jeff


The sparring continues in the Sixth district as congressional candidate Jeff Grey charges incumbent Bob Goodlatte with not being a friend to Medicare.
But Goodlatte says his democratic challenger is simply resorting to scare tactics.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Grey made his comments yesterday at Friendship Manor as he accepted the endorsement of the National Council of Senior Citizens.
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SOT
IN Q=I think that

((JEFF GREY/D- CANDIDATE FOR CONGRESS: I THINK THAT MEDICARE DESERVES TO BE SAVED AND RESPONSIBLY SO, KEEPING IT A TRUST FUND, SETTING UP THE 1-800 TELEPHONE HOT LINE THAT I HAVE PROPOSED IN THE CONGRESSIONAL OFFICE TO REPORT WASTE FRAUD AND ABUSE IN MEDICARE IS ESSENTIAL. MEDICARE IS WORTH SAVING FOR MY FATHER, WHO WORKED 45 YEARS AND EARNED IT AND IT'S ESSENTIAL TO SAVE FOR MYSELF AND MY CHILDREN AS WELL.))
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=Goodlatte


Grey says Goodlatte voted to cut 270- billion dollars from Medicare.
But Goodlatte says the plan passed by congress actually increases spending for each senior citizen.
He says it is "the height of irresponsibility" to scare senior citizens with the issue.

Industry


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#net (edit of 96-75)
GRAPHIC=Business News


Some good news for Salem.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


Nearly a year to the day it was announced that L'eggs is leaving,-- Levy Home Entertainment of Chicago has reached an agreement to purchase the site.
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SOT 02:07:22
IN Q=Levy Home Entertainment

((HOWARD REESE/LEVY HOME ENTERTAINMENT: LEVY HOME ENTERTAINMENT HAS SIGNED AN AGREEMENT WITH SARA LEE DIVISION L'EGGS PANTY HOSE TO TAKE OVER THIS FACILITY EFFECTIVE JANUARY THE FIRST.))
SUPER=01-Howard Reese/Levy Home Entertainment;
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OUT Q=the first.
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VO-NAT


The company, believed to the largest book distribution firm in the U-S, plans to give all of the L'eggs workers a chance to stay on board with basically the same benefits.
By the end of next year Levy expects to have about 125 employees.
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SOT 02:17:20
IN Q=But we

((JOHN HIGGINS/L'EGGS OPERATIONS MANAGER: BUT WE DO HAVE GREAT PEOPLE, A GREAT WORK ETHIC IN THE ROANOKE VALLEY, OF COURSE NOW I'M GONNA GET PREJUDICED, I'M ALSO A FIRM BELIEVER THAT THE BEST EMPLOYEES IN THE ROANOKE VALLEY ARE RIGHT IN THIS BUILDING.))
SUPER=01-John Higgins/L'eggs Operations Manager;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=this building.
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VO-NAT


And getting Levy to move into the L'eggs site did NOT require a big bundle of incentive money....though the state will cover the cost of retraining any L'eggs workers who stay on with Levy.
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Plane-Emergency


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=eea
TAPE# 96-72
GRAPHIC=NONE


Some excitement at the Roanoke airport yesterday as engine problems forced a small plane to make an emergency landing.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


Airport officials say the single engine plane ran out of oil.
The pilot and a passenger noticed smoke in the cockpit while flying near Roanoke.
The pilot killed the engine and was able to glide safely to the runway.
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SOT 02:36:34
IN Q=another one of those

((MARK COURTNEY/ASSISTANT AIRPORT DIRECTOR; ANOTHER ONE OF THOSE SITUATIONS WHERE OF COURSE WE PULL OUT ALL THE STOPS AN HAVE A FULL RESPONSE, BUT FORTUNATELY IT WAS UNEVENTFUL, WELL, NOT TOTALLY UNEVENTFUL, BUT A SAFE LANDING.))
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


Airport officials say yesterday's calm weather conditions helped keep the landing uneventful.

Roanoke-Shooting


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=spr
TAPE#596-34
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Roanoke Police still have not made an arrest in a drive-by double shooting over the weekend.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Saturday;


Early Saturday morning, two teenagers were found inside a jeep in the 400 block of Gilmer Avenue.
One of them... a 17- year- old from Vinton had been shot in the head.
He remains in critical condition at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
His passenger- also 17- was shot in the foot.
Police say the 2 teens were seen arguing with ANOTHER person shortly before the shootings.
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Bats


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NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#96-81
GRAPHIC=NONE


Most people think of bats as scary creatures flying around in the dark.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


But this display at the Science Museum of Western Virginia may change your mind.
"Masters of the Night" features life-sized models of all kinds of bats.
And museum officials hope the exhibit will give bats a better reputation.
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SOT 7:52:50
IN Q=What we're trying to do

((POLLY JONES/MUSEUM VOLUNTEERS COORDINATOR: WHAT WE'RE TRYING TO DO IS TELL THE CHILDREN AND THE ADULTS IN THE COMMUNITY THAT BATS REALLY ARE OUR FRIENDS, AND WE'VE DONE IT, AND THIS DISPLAY IS SO EXCITING BECAUSE IT HAS A start b-roll of kids playing LOT OF HANDS-ON THINGS THAT THE CHILDREN CAN COME AND TOUCH AND VIEW AND REALIZE THAT BATS HAVE A LOT OF FEATURES THAT OTHER MAMMALS DON'T HAVE.))
SUPER=01-Polly Jones/Museum Volunteers Coordinator;
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OUT Q=other mammals don't have
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VO-NAT


Jones says bats are insect-eaters, but are also very shy and gentle.
The exhibit also clears up the common myth that bats are blind.
The bat display will be hanging around through December.
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Wx-Hello


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stout


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


Ten- year- old Rachel Stout, the Texas girl caught in the middle of a legal fight over her medical care, is recovering today from colon surgery.
It's a surgery both Rachel and her parents fought to avoid.
Steve Pickett has the story.
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SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Durham, NC; :00
SUPER=01-Larry Friedman/Stout Family Attorney; :20
SUPER=01-Steve Pickett/Reporting; 1:23
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OUT Q=best for their child.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=none


That was Steve Pickett reporting.

Child-Custody


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-74
GRAPHIC=VA State Seal


Fathers are fighting for their rights, by trying to make joint custody of children the legal starting point for Virginia judges.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


The current law allows judges to decide "in the best interest of the child."
But advocates of a bill to make joint custody the legal norm turned out in force yesterday.
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IN Q=

((FATHERS ARE STILL HIGHLY DISCRIMINATED AGAINST... WE'RE SECOND CLASS CITIZENS IN THIS STATE.))
SOT TAPE 2 02:23:43

((I LOVE BOTH MY PARENTS. BUT WHEN YOU HAVE SOLE CUSTODY JUST GIVEN OFF AT THE OUTSET, IT'S REALLY HARD TO SEE BOTH PARENTS ENOUGH.))
SUPER=01-Mike Jarratt/Richmond Father;
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VO-NAT


But opponents say 50-50 custody forced on parents who do not want it- can not work.
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SOT 01:55:43 tape 2
IN Q=And so

((RON EVANS/VA. BAR ASSOCIATION: AND SO YOU'RE TRYING TO ENFORCE UPON THESE PARTIES...IT'S GRIDLOCK. CAN'T HAPPEN.))
SOT 02:07:55 TAPE TWO

((KEEP IT THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE CHILDREN... HAVE THE POWER NOT TO RE-APPOINT.))
SUPER=01-Ron Evans/Virginia Bar Association;
SUPER=01-Phyllis Bailey/League of Women Voters; :11
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OUT Q=to reappoint.
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SS=none


Henry County Delegate Roscoe Reynolds' subcommittee will decide on the bill's fate by December.

MADONNA


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


The material girl has gone maternal.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Los Angeles;


Pop star Madonna gave birth to a six-pound-nine-ounce girl last night in Los Angeles.
The child's name: (LOOR'-dis) Lourdes Maria.
SUPER=@File;


A spokesperson says both mother and daughter are doing fine.
The 30- year- old father, Carlos Leon, is a personal trainer and boyfriend to the pop singer and actress.
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Griffin


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


Entertainment mogul Merv Griffin has prostate cancer.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


His publicist says doctors expect a full recovery.
The publicist says Griffin will start four weeks of radiation treatments later this week.
The treatments will take place on an outpatient basis at a hospital in the Los Angeles area.
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BRUSHFIRE


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
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At least six firefighters have been injured battling a brush fire that has consumed 14- thousand acres in Northern California.
Byron Harlan has the latest.
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((
These backfires are giving firefighters a tactical advantage. they ve battling the blaze at big sur in northern california for a week.
But finally, they re slowly gaining control.
Some reports say this fire is 95-percent contained and may be fully contained tuesday night.
Its burned more than 14-thousand acres and investigators say it may char 20-th_usand acres before it s out.
They also say that arson may be the cause.
Twenty-one-hundred firefighters have been slugging-it-out...trying to douse the fire. six are hurt...one stung 25-timgs after kn_cking-over a bee hive. but now, all firefighters are getting help, right from the top. president clinton signed a law that allows the military to sell planes to private businesses, that can use them to douse fires. he says, the need for the planes is clear, especially after this fire season.
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tc-17:31
this has been the worst year for wildfires in nearly four-decades.
i think i need to emphasize that because that is the importance of the legislation we signed today. it s too late to help the crews battling the big sur blaze. they re working with aging equipment. but they ve managed to limit damage, which speaks to the tenacity of the firefighters.
Byron harlan, CBS news, Los Angeles.))

Mixed-Drinks


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-90
GRAPHIC=NONE


Mixed drinks are becoming an issue in Campbell County.
The question of whether to allow restaurants to serve them will go before voters in November.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Campbell Co.;


A group known as Citizens for Change got more than 23-hundred signatures to get the referendum on the ballot.
Supporters say allowing the sale of mixed drinks will spur economic development in the county.
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SOT 6:37:55
IN Q=No hotel

((ART BUNNELL/PETITION DRIVE ORGANIZER: NOT HOTEL, MAJOR HOTEL, WOULD EVER CONSIDER COMING TO THIS COUNTY BECAUSE THEY DO NOT HAVE MIXED BEVERAGES AND TO GET THE BUSINESS TRAVEL THAT THEY NEED, THAT'S SOMETHING THAT THEY NEED TO HAVE. JUST AN ECONOMIC THING, REALLY.))
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OUT Q=economic thing, really.
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VO-NAT


Bunnell (bun-NELL) says his own property directly across from the Lynchburg airport would be an ideal site for a hotel.
He says restaurants like Jeanne's on Route 460 has lost business because it cannot offer mixed drinks.
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New-Industry


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-75
GRAPHIC=Business News


Last year's bad news is this year's good news.
One year ago the Sara Lee company announced it was closing its L'eggs panty hose warehouse in Salem.
But Len Besthoff reports- just as L'eggs is getting ready to leave, a new company is moving in.
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IN Q=The modern
SUPER=03-Salem;:00
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SUPER=01-Elaine France/Sara Lee Employee; :46
SUPER=@Len1; :53 Quick
SUPER=01-Beth Doughty/Economic Development Partnership; :57
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(( The modern, 140- thousand- square- foot L'eggs building in Salem is a very marketable building, and it didn't take long to sell it.
Nearly a year to the day it was announced that L'eggs is leaving, Levy Home Entertainment of Chicago has reached an agreement to purchase the site.
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SOT 02:07:22
IN Q=Levy Home Entertainment

((HOWARD REESE/LEVY HOME ENTERTAINMENT: LEVY HOME ENTERTAINMENT HAS SIGNED AN AGREEMENT WITH SARA LEE DIVISION L'EGGS PANTY HOSE TO TAKE OVER THIS FACILITY EFFECTIVE JANUARY THE FIRST.))
SUPER=01-Howard Reese/Levy Home Entertainment;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=the first.


The company, believed to the largest book distribution firm in the U-S, plans to give all of the L'eggs workers a chance to stay on board with basically the same benefits.
By the end of next year Levy expects to have about 125 employees.
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SOT 02:53:33
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((ELAINE FRANCE/SARA LEE EMPLOYEE: IT'S CLOSE TO HOME, AND I THINK IT'S A PLUS FOR THE WHOLE VALLEY. ))
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OUT Q=whole valley.
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((So by going very quickly from hose to hardcover books, this'll basically be a seamless transition for employees.))
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OUT Q=for employees.
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SOT 03:01:41
IN Q=People are

((BETH DOUGHTY/ECON. DEV. PARTNERSHIP: PEOPLE ARE GONNA USE THE SAME SKILLS, THEY ARE GONNA STAY IN THE SAME BUILDING, AND THEY'RE GONNA REMAIN EMPLOYED THE ENTIRE TIME. AND THERE AREN'T VERY MANY OPPORTUNITIES THAT YOU WOULD EVER HAVE TO COME INTO A SITUATION LIKE THIS.))
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OUT Q=like this.


And getting Levy to move into the L'eggs site did NOT require a big bundle of incentive money....though the state will cover the cost of retraining any L'eggs workers who stay on with Levy.
Len Besthoff, News-7.

wall-street


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=stock market


The question on Wall Street today, how much higher will it go?
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New York, NY;

4:11:16
The Dow Jones industrial average opens today for the first time above the six-thousand mark.
It rose almost 41 points yesterday, closing at six-thousand-ten.
It broke the five-thousand mark less than one year ago.
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Clinton-Dole


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=campaign 96


The attacks are getting very personal in the race for the White House.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-San Diego, CA;


Yesterday Bob Dole took aim at the president's handling of the so-called file-gate scandal as well as Whitewater.
Meanwhile Republicans are now calling for an investigation into Democratic fund-raising practices.
At issue is a specific donation that
SUPER=03-Albuquerque, NM;

White House officials insist the Clinton campaign did nothing wrong in accepting.
The president was in New Mexico yesterday where he signed a bill that will eventually put surplus military aircraft to work fighting forest fires.
He stays in Albuquerque today where he's relaxing and practicing for tomorrow night's debate.
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Forbes


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-73
GRAPHIC=Campaign 96


Virginia Republicans are going on the offensive against President Clinton.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Hanover Co.;


State party chairman Randy Forbes is delivering a speech he calls "Character Counts" to children and voters around the state.
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(( ))
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VO-NAT


Along with the words of wisdom, "Character Counts" ribbons are being handed out statewide.
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TALENT=Melanie
SS=HOLD


Virginia Democratic party chairwoman Sue Wrenn says it's a sign that Republicans are desperate.
Virginia has not gone Democratic in a presidential race in 32 years.

Mark-Warner


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#95-78
GRAPHIC=Warner, Mark


U-S Senate Candidate Mark Warner rolled out two endorsements yesterday, as he charged that incumbent John Warner is trying to roll BACK environmental protections.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Mark Warner received the backing of the Sierra Club and the National League of Conservation Voters.
Speaking with reporters on the banks of the Roanoke River- The democratic challenger said a strong economy and a clean environment are not mutually exclusive.
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SOT
IN Q=Now I hear that

((MARK WARNER/D- CANDIDATE FOR CONGRESS: NOW I HEAR THAT JOHN WILL RESPOND BY SAYING HE HAS ALWAYS BEEN A FRIEND OF THE ENVIRONMENT, BUT ONCE AGAIN THE RECORD SPEAKS FOR ITSELF. ON PRESERVING VIRGINIA'S ENVIRONMENT, JOHN WARNER MAY TALK LIKE A BOY SCOUT, BUT HE DOESN'T ACT LIKE ONE.))
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OUT Q=act like one.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=John Warner


John Warner's campaign responded with its list of endorsements from groups including the Environmental Defense Fund and the National Parks and Conservation Association.

2-Grey


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-71
GRAPHIC=Grey, Jeff


The sparring continues in the Sixth district as congressional candidate Jeff Grey charges incumbent Bob Goodlatte with not being a friend to Medicare.
But Goodlatte says his democratic challenger is simply resorting to scare tactics.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Grey made his comments yesterday at Friendship Manor as he accepted the endorsement of the National Council of Senior Citizens.
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SOT
IN Q=I think that

((JEFF GREY/D- CANDIDATE FOR CONGRESS: I THINK THAT MEDICARE DESERVES TO BE SAVED AND RESPONSIBLY SO, KEEPING IT A TRUST FUND, SETTING UP THE 1-800 TELEPHONE HOT LINE THAT I HAVE PROPOSED IN THE CONGRESSIONAL OFFICE TO REPORT WASTE FRAUD AND ABUSE IN MEDICARE IS ESSENTIAL. MEDICARE IS WORTH SAVING FOR MY FATHER, WHO WORKED 45 YEARS AND EARNED IT AND IT'S ESSENTIAL TO SAVE FOR MYSELF AND MY CHILDREN AS WELL.))
SUPER=01-Jeff Grey/(D) Candidate for Congress;
RUNS=:22
OUT Q=my children as well.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=Goodlatte


Grey says Goodlatte voted to cut 270- billion dollars from Medicare.
But Goodlatte says the plan passed by congress actually increases spending for each senior citizen.
He says it is "the height of irresponsibility" to scare senior citizens with the issue.

VMI


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=vmi


State voters are supporting Virginia Military Institute's desicion to give the same rigorous training to male and female cadets.
The Richmond Times-Dispatch-12 News poll released today found that 80 percent of state voters support equal standards.
Only 20 percent said the training should be modified for women.
And a higher percentage of women than men favored keeping the training as it is.
V-M-I expects to enroll at least 30 women next year.

Exhibit-Bats


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#net (edit of 96-81)
GRAPHIC=none


It's not Halloween yet-- but they're already going a little batty at the Science Museum of Western Virginia.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


This exhibit, "Masters of the Night" clears up common misconceptions about bats.
Museum officials say the creatures are actually very shy and gentle.
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SOT 7:54:05
IN Q=I think we need

((POLLY JONES/MUSEUM VOLUNTEERS COORINATOR: I THINK WE NEED TO UNDERSTAND THEM, JUST LIKE WE NEED TO UNDERSTAND OTHER ANIMAL LIFE AND REALIZE THAT YES, THEY AREN'T THAT SCARY VAMPIRE BAT THAT WE MAYBE PUT IN ONE CATEGORY. THAT'S ONLY ONE PERCENT OF THE BATS. ))
SUPER=01-Polly Jones/Museum Volunteers Coordinator;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=of the bats
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VO-NAT


Jones says bats are insect-eaters.
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4-scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=mornin
WRITER=afr
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NFL


Brett Favre's 395 yards passing led Green Bay past San Fransisco in last night's Monday night matchup of N-F-C leaders.
After San Fransisco took a 17-6 halftime lead, Green Bay roared back, behind Brett Favre (FARV), who tossed a team record 61 passes.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Green Bay, WI/ABC Sports;


Favre's first T-D pass came to Don Beebe-- followed by this 2 point conversion
Beebe had 11 catches for 220 yards on the night.
After the Packers tied the game at 17,
The 49-ers went ahead by three on a field goal with 2-13 left.
But Favre ran the 2-minute drill to perfection. He brought the Packers 69 yards in 10 plays to to tie the game. The game went to overtime-- where Chris Jacke booted a 53 yard field goal
SUPER=30-Green Bay/23/San Fransisco/20;

to win it.
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