06:00-01

HEADLINES

ANCHOR=Melanie
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Out of control soccer fans are being blamed for a stampede that killed more than 80 people at a World Cup qualifying match in Guatemala last night.
(----------------)


The man who admitted causing the accident that killed a Vinton couple and their baby following a police chase is going to prison.

DEBATE


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


Fresh from their debate in San Diego, President Clinton and Bob Dole will be campaigning in California today.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-San Diego, CA;


There was a much sharper edge to the final presidential debate.
Bob Dole accused President Clinton of leading a scandal plagued administration and taking liberal stands on health care, taxes, and defense spending.
Mr. Clinton passed up several chances to fire back, instead he tried to move the focus to the country's future.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=

4:05:33 (( BOB DOLE:MANY PEOPLE HAVE LOST THEIR FAITH IN GOVT.. ETHICAL PROBLEMS IT THE WHITE HOUSE.. FBI FILES. PRESIDENT CLINTON: "IT'S IMPORTANT TO GO BEYOND PARTISAN ARUGMENT AND FOCUS ON PEOPLE. INSTEAD OF SHUTTING GOVT DOWN... BETTER FOR... " ))
RUNS=:24
OUT Q=making progress now
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Instant polling after last night's debate indicates President Clinton was the winner.
Three network polls had Mr. Clinton beating Dole by around 30 percentage points.
Five of six expert judges also gave the president a victory.
(----------------)



soccer


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


In Guatemala, disaster at a soccer stadium.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Guatemala City;

4:00:00
At least 83 people were killed and about 180 injured during a stampede in the capital city last night.
It happened about an hour before a World Cup qualifying match between Guatemala and Costa Rica.
The tragedy unfolded as fans tried to crowd into the already-packed stadium.
Security forces could not stop the crowd as it surged through one gate, trampling and suffocating people inside.
Guatemala's president calls it one of the worst tragedies in his country's history and has declared three days of mourning.
(----------------)



Helvestine


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-72
GRAPHIC=Frank Helvestine


Roanoke County authorities say a tip from a relative led them to Frank Helvestine (HELL-veh-steen).
He's the man accused of taking part in a racially- motivated bombing 21- years ago.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The explosion in the parking lot of a Roanoke County apartment building, killed a young bystander... 23- month old Carrie Mask.
SUPER=03-Salem/Last Week;


Authorities say they believe Helvestine was an accessory before the fact.
They say the man who actually placed the bomb has since died.
(----------------)
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=hold


Yesterday, Judge Roy Willet set bond at 200- thousand dollars.

Safe-Halloween


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#net (edit of 96-86)
GRAPHIC=NONE


With Halloween only a few weeks away a costume is not the only thing parents need to prepare.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=04-Last Year;


Kids are busy thinking about candy-- so it's up to parents to think about safety.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT halloween safety tape 17:28:56

((LIN YOUNG/CARILION PEDIATRIC SERVICES DIR.: THERE HAVE BEEN SITUATIONS WHERE CHILDREN HAVE RECEIVED ITEMS THAT MIGHT BE DANGEROUS FOR THEM, SO I THINK IT'S REAL IMPORTANT THAT PARENTS SUPERVISE THEIR CHILDREN. CHILDREN GO TO HOUSES OF PEOPLE THAT THEY KNOW IN THEIR OWN NEIGHBORHOODS, AND THAT PARENTS DO SUPERVISE THE CANDY EATING. ))
SUPER=01-Lin Young/Carilion Pediatric Services Director;
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=candy eating.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Young says make sure your child's costume fits properly-- and is made of flame retardant material.
Having a reflective strip sewn onto their clothing is also a good idea.

Police say a good rule of thumb for parents-- only let your child trick or treat alone if you'd leave them home alone.
(-------------)


Allman


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-73
GRAPHIC=Allman


A Roanoke County judge yesterday sentenced Scott Allman to serve almost 16 years for the accident that killed three members of a Vinton family.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:43:31
IN Q=I have been having nightmares

((SCOTT ALLMAN: I HAVE BEEN HAVING NIGHTMARES AND EVERYTHING ABOUT THIS. I KNOW I OWE THE FAMILY SOMETHING AND I WANT TO HELP THESE KIDS NOT TO MAKE THE SAME MISTAKES I DID.))
SUPER=01-Scott Allman/Defendant;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=mistakes I did.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


Allman was accused of killing Lori Mason, Thomas Faucher (FOE-shur) and their young daughter Joleen in April.
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./April 21;


He was fleeing from police when their cars collided at the intersection of Williamson and Plantation Roads.
Yesterday, relatives of the victims said they will fight to outlaw high-speed pursuits in Virginia.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:11:40
IN Q=I know the state of New York

((TOM FAUCHER/FATHER OF VICTIM: I KNOW THE STATE OF NEW YORK HAS OUTLAWED THEM. FLORIDA I BELIEVE IF THEY HAVEN'T YET, THEY'RE GOING TO, ON THE VERGE OF OUTLAWING IT. NORTH CAROLINA HAS OUTLAWED HIGH SPEED CHASES AND IT'S TIME VIRGINIA CAUGHT UP WITH WHAT IS GOING ON AROUND HERE.))
SUPER=01-Tom Faucher/Father of Victim;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=going on around here.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


Tom Faucher (FOE-shur) and other relatives urged the judge to impose the maximum penalty of 32 years in prison, but after the hearing they said they were satisfied with Allman's sentence.

Pedestrian


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


A Wirtz man was struck and killed last night.
Police say Henry Roosevelt Green was walking east in the traffic lane of route 900 in Franklin County when a car struck him.
Green was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police are still investigating.

Trash-Pickup


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#96-79
GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Seal


Some private Roanoke Valley trash haulers are not pleased at the prospect of having to compete with local government agencies for contracts on trash collection.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The private companies say at one time commercial waste was collected in this area by local government but it was decided the private sector could do it more cost effectively.
(/////SOT/////)

9 45 28 00 - 9 45 42 00
SOT
IN Q=After having made that

((H. BENSON DENDY/THE VECTRE CORPORATION: AFTER HAVING MADE THAT DECISION WE'RE NOT FAMILIAR WITH ANOTHER JURISDICTION WHICH HAS THEN DECIDED TO COMPETE WITH THE PRIVATE SECTOR TO TAKE IT BACK INTO THE PUBLIC SECTOR.))
SUPER=01-H. Benson Dendy/The Vectre Corporation;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=the public sector.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Later this month Roanoke City Council is expected to reconsider its decision to prohibit the Roanoke Valley Resource Authority from competing for the right to provide commercial waste collection.
(----------------)



Bricks


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#net (edit of 96-78)
GRAPHIC=NONE


Six years of careful work have resulted in an important milestone for a Botetourt County company.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


The 100 workers at General Shale Brick have toiled for ONE-MILLION hours without a lost time accident.
The company president says this is something that he believes has never been done in the brick manufacturing industry.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 12:47:01
IN Q=If you look

((DICK GREEN/GENERAL SHALE BRICK PRESIDENT: IF YOU LOOK AT IT FOR WHAT IT REALLY IS, ONE MAN IF HE WORKED A MILLION MAN HOURS WITHOUT AN ACCIDENT WOULD HAVE WORKED 114 YEARS. SO IT'S A TREMENDOUS ACCOMPLISHMENT FOR THE PLANT.))
SUPER=01-Dick Green/General Shale President;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=for the plant.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


General Shale supplied bricks to build the Olympic Stadium the Atlanta Braves will use next season.
(-------------)


2-Headlines
SUPER=#4050; Headline Banner
ANCHOR=Melanie


Here's a look at today's top stories.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


A world cup qualifying match in Guatemala City yesterday turned tragic when fans caused a stampede that killed more than 80 people.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The final presidential debate is over.
As in the first debate, both sides are claiming victory, but last night's debate had a very different tone.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


And after six years of work, a local company is breaking records for safety.
(----------------)


And that's what's making news on this Thursday the 17th of October.
ANCHOR=Beth


Wx-Hello


ANCHOR=Beth
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=None



(TWO SHOT)



(CHYRON)
SUPER=X5000;SET DISSOLVE
SUPER=311-56/90/NW-6/Clear;Roanoke Conditions
SUPER=312-50/100/Calm/Fog; Lynchburg Conditions
SUPER=314-Morning Fog/Partly Sunny/78-82/Increasing Clouds/Possible

Showers/53-57;
SUPER=#555;RESET



(TWO SHOT)


CAMPAIGN


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


Predictably, each candidate is declaring himself the winner of last night's presidential debate in San Diego.
For Bob Dole it was an opportunity to challenge President Clinton's ethics and honesty.
But the president was quick to move the focus from him to the country's future.
Regina Blakely has more.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT

4:05:33
IN Q=
SUPER=03-San Diego, CA; :00
SUPER=01-Regina Blakely/Reporting; 2:09
RUNS=2:23
OUT Q=CBS News San Diego.

((
Bob Dole got the question he had hoped for right off the bat.
SHANNON MCEVY: "MORALS .> DN'T SEEM TO BE PRACTICING THEM IN GOVERNMENT."
BOB DOLE:"MANY PEOPLE HAVE LOST THEIR FAITH IN GOVT.. ETHICAL PBLMS IT THE WHITE HOUSE.. FCI!FILES." RR:
President clinton.. refusing to ans_er thg charges head on...
Leveled his own attack.
PRESIDENT CLINTON: "IT'S IMPORTANT TO GO BEYOND PARTISAN ARUGMENTAND FOCUS ON PEOPLE. INSTEAD OF SHUTTING GOVT DOWN... BETTER FOR... "
But dole kept on..
DOLE:WHEN YOU ARE PRES YOU HAVE A PUBLIC TRUST..AND I THINK NOW THAT
RUST IS BEIOG VIOLATED// PRGS OUGHT TO SAY WILL NOT PARTDON ANYBODY IN BUSINESS WITH.. LATER ON.
When one questioner tried to turn the table...
MAN ABOUT TOBACCO:"MR. DOLE, YOU SAID NICOTINE NOT ADDICTIVE.. LIKE TO EXPLAIN YOURSELF?"
Dole tried to turn it back..
DOLE:NOT ONLY TALKING ABOUT TOBACCO BUT ABOUT DRUGS.. IN THE CURRENT
ADMIOISTSATION.. DRUG USE HAS DOUBLED,IT'S HAPPENED IN THIS ADMINISTRATION BECAUSE THEY CUT FUNDING."
CLINTON:NO PRESIDENT EVER TOOK ON THE TOBACCO COMPANIES BEFORE// ON DRUGS HAVE ALWAYS SAID THEY WERE WRONG... "
COLLEGE STUDENT:ALL THE QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR AGE... YOUNG PEOPLE?"
DOLE:I SOME AGE SOME EXPERIENCE SOME INTELLIGENCE ADDS UP T WISDOM."
CLINTON:I DON'T THINK DOLE IS TOO OLD TO BE PRESIDENT IT'S THE AGE OF HIS IDEAS THAT I QUESTION//WE TRIED THE TAX CUT.. (DOLE) TRIED IT LAST TIME YOU RAN."
In the end.. the president tried to move tiis election to economy.. after Dole proclaimed the economy the worst in a decade.. the president challenged voters... if you believe the economy is not better off today then it was four years ago vote for dole Regina Blakely, CBS News San Diego. ))

LILI


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=hurricane


Florida Governor Lawton Chiles is warning state residents to keep an eye on hurricane "Lili."
(----------------)
VO-NAT

4:28:38
Lili is now 290 miles south, southwest of Cuba with winds measure at 75 miles an hour.
Forecasters predict the storm's center could near Cuba's southwest coast by late tonight.
SUPER=03-Plantation, FL;

4:29:39
Lili could affect the Florida Keys by tomorrow or Saturday.
The storm so far is blamed for eight deaths in Central America.
(----------------)



Danville-Police


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-84
GRAPHIC=NONE


An assault and battery charge against a Danville Police officer is now history.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


A judge dismissed the case yesterday against Officer Doyle Cook.
The parents of 17- year- old Jonathon Moran sought the warrant saying Cook used excessive force while arresting their son for violating probation.
Witnesses testified they heard several thumps and screaming after Cook took the teenager into a bathroom.
Cook tells a different story.
He testified Moran was trying to run and that he only used enough force to get the teen into handcuffs.
The judge said both could have handled the situation better.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=I'm very

((BRIAN TURPIN/DEFENSE ATTORNEY:I'M VERY HAPPY FOR OFFICER COOK, WHETHER OFFICER COOK DISAGREES WITH THE JUDGE'S OPINION OR NOT, IS REALLY NOT RELEVANT. OFFICER COOK WAS FOUND NOT GUILTY AND THAT'S ALL WE REALLY CARE ABOUT AT THIS POINT. ))
SUPER=01-Brian Turpin/Defense Attorney; :00
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=at this point.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=none


The judge also dismissed a resisting arrest charge against Jonathon Moran.
The teen's parents say they're considering a civil lawsuit.


Interstate-Johnson


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-85
GRAPHIC=NONE


A local branch of a North Carolina brokerage firm is "taking stock" in downtown Roanoke.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Interstate-Johnson Lane is moving into space on Jefferson Street where the Sidney's retail store used to be... but the building's been renovated inside and out.
Jim Morgan, the company's C-E-O, was on hand for the grand opening.
He had this to say about the value of the stock market, now that the Dow Jones Industrial Average has passed the 6000 mark.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 17:47:01
IN Q=The 6000

((JIM MORGAN/INTERSTATE JOHNSON LANE CEO: THE 6000 LEVEL HAS I THINK MADE PEOPLE PERCEIVE IT AS BEING OVERVALUED. BUT MY FEELING IS THAT THE FUNDAMENTALS THAT ARE OUT THERE IN CORPORATE AMERICA, AND THE LOW INTEREST RATES REALLY MAKE THE DOW JUST WHERE IT OUGHT TO BE RIGHT NOW. ))
SUPER=01-Jim Morgan/Interstate Johnson Lane CEO;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=right now.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


Morgan is known as one of the premier stock pickers in America.
He says it depends on the individual company, but there are several sectors of the economy where there are some good stocks to buy, like consumer products, health care, and technology firms.

Villa-Maria


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-81
GRAPHIC=none


A Lynchburg school wants the public's help to save a historic mansion from the wrecking ball.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


The 90- year- old Villa Maria house on Rivermont Avenue could be torn down if a Richmond- based developer has its way.
Manor House wants to build an 89- bed retirement home on the five- acre site.
But nearby New Covenant School can block the project by purchasing the property itself.
It needs donations to come up with the 1- and- a- half- million- dollar price tag.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 3:51:02
IN Q=We just feel

((DR. ROBERT LITTLEJOHN/NEW COVENANT SCHOOL: WE JUST FEEL THAT WE NEED TO MAKE THE PUBLIC AWARE OF THIS WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY THAT WE HAVE AND IF THE COMMUNITY SEES FIT TO STEP FORWARD AND HELP US, WE REJOICE IN THAT.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Robert Littlejohn/New Covenant School; :00
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=rejoice in that.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


New Covenant's right of first refusal to buy the property expires in just TEN days, so the school needs to act quickly.
(----------------)



Citadel


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-74
GRAPHIC=Citadel


The Interim President of the Citadel has some advice for his counterpart at Virginia Military Institute:
"Make sure the cadets buy into whatever you do."
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:07:15
IN Q=Cadets run the

((GEN. CLIFF POOLE/THE CITADEL'S INTERIM PRESIDENT: CADETS RUN THE CORPS. IF THE CADET SYSTEM- -THE CADET LEADERSHIP- -SUPPORT THE DECISION, IT'S GOING TO WORK. I THINK THE CADET LEADERSHIP AT THE CITADEL HAS NOT ONLY ACCEPTED, BUT SUPPORT THE DECISION AS BEING THE CORRECT ONE. THEY'VE MOVED OUT VERY SMARTLY, AND THEY ARE TAKING THE LEAD ON THIS.))
SUPER=01-Gen. Cliff Poole/The Citadel's Interim President
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=on this.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Charleston, SC


General Poole says he wished- -"with all his heart and soul" that V-M-I and the Citadel could have remained all male.
But he says the Citadel is a law-abiding school.
The Board voted UNANIMOUSLY to accept women two days after the Supreme Court ruled against V-M-I in June.
(----------------)



stadium


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


Three days of mourning have been declared in Guatemala after a fatal stampede at a World Cup qualifying soccer match.
Officials say at least 83 people were killed and 180 injured when fans tried to force their way through a narrow gate.
Nanette Hansen has the story.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=01-Guatemala City;
SUPER=01-Nanette Hansen/Reporting;
RUNS=:48
OUT Q=cbs News New York.

((
More than 45-thousand people streamed into the stadium to see the qualifying match between the guatemalan and costa rican national teams. but not everyone had a seat. reports say too many tickets were sold and fans were sitting and standing everywhere imaginable....including in the stairways. those who were left outside tried to rush through a concrete causeway and into the arena.....trampling and suffocating people inside. emergency crews frantically dragged victims onto the field and tried to
revive them>>>>in many instances --- unsuccessfully.


those who did survive ....were sent to nearby hospitals suffering from broken bones, fractures and shock. the president of guatemala...who was at the game .....called it one of the largest tragedies in the country's history.....and declared three days of national mourning. nanette hansen, cbs news, new york.))


CLINTON-DOLE


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


President Clinton and his Republican Challenger Bob Dole will be campaigning in California today on the heels of their final debate in San Diego.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-San Diego, CA;


There was a much sharper edge in their second meeting.
Bob Dole accused President Clinton of leading a scandal plagued administration and taking liberal stands on health care, taxes, and defense spending.
Mr. Clinton passed up several chances to fire back, instead he tried to move the focus to the country's future.
Instant polling after the debate indicates President Clinton was the winner.
(----------------)



Yokohama


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-82
GRAPHIC=Yokohama


Some workers at the Salem Yokohama Tire plant say they're worried about what layoffs may loom in the future.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


Yesterday, a series of large-scale meetings got underway.
Employees are being told by company officials that they need to be more efficient in their work.
In recent months, about 100 manufacturing jobs have been eliminated at the plant.
Tuesday, union representatives met with a Yokohama management team.
Sources tell News-7 that the company would not rule out the possibility of future layoffs.
(----------------)



General-Shale


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-78
GRAPHIC=NONE


It's more than just another brick in the wall for a Botetourt County company.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


The 100 workers at General Shale Brick have toiled for ONE-MILLION hours without a lost time accident.
The journey to this record began more than six years ago.
The company president says this is something that he believes has never been done in the brick manufacturing industry.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 12:46:41
IN Q=If you

((DICK GREEN/GENERAL SHALE BRICK PRESIDENT: IF YOU HAD A THOUSAND EMPLOYEES REACH A MILLION MAN HOURS, THAT WOULD BE A GREAT ACCOMPLISHMENT, BUT FOR A PLANT THAT HAS AROUND 100 EMPLOYEES TO MAKE A MILLION MAN HOURS IS A TREMENDOUS ACCOMPLISHMENT.))
SUPER=01-Dick Green/General Shale President;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=tremendous accomplishment.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


General Shale is one of the largest brick manufacturers in the country.
It has 17 plants across the U-S, including one in Marion.
The company mainly supplies residential customers, but it does do some commercial work.
For example, General Shale bricks were used to build the Olympic Stadium the Atlanta Braves will use next season.
(-------------)



Giles-Computer


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-71
GRAPHIC=Education


Giles County's Eastern Elementary has a new claim to fame.
It is the first school in the WORLD linked to the Internet via satellite.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Giles Co.;


The benefit is high-speed access you can't get with a modem.
The link eliminates down time spent waiting for information, and allows teachers and students to move ahead with their lessons.
It's currently only available on one computer, but the plan is to extend it to every Eastern classroom.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 23:20:27
IN Q=

((JEFF YOUNG/TEACHER: THERE IS A NETWORK CARD THAT WE HOPE TO HAVE VERY SOON HERE THAT WE CAN PUT IN OUR COMPUTER THAT WILL ALLOW EACH CLASSROOM THE SAME ACCESS THROUGH THE SATELLITE. ))
SUPER=01-Jeff Young/Teacher;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=through the satellite.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Hughes Aircraft is providing the link through a joint project with Virginia Tech, the New Century Council and Giles County schools.
(----------------)



Halloween


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#96-86
GRAPHIC=NONE


The season of ghosts and goblins is drawing near--
But Halloween can be more of a treat, and less of a trick IF you prepare.
Kimberly McBroom has some ideas on keeping the holiday safe for children.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Children love Halloween
SUPER=04-Last Year; :00
SUPER=01-Lin Young/Carilion Pediatric Services Director; :12
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :28
SUPER=@Kimberly2; :35
SUPER=01-Tom Kincaid/Roanoke Co. Police; :51
RUNS=1:18
OUT Q=McBroom, News 7


(( Children love Halloween--
But sometimes getting treats can be a bit tricky.
Kids are busy thinking about candy-- so it's up to parents to think about safety.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 17:26:01

((LIN YOUNG/CARILION PEDIATRIC SERVICES DIR.: THINGS LIKE, BEING AWARE THAT CHILDREN CAN FALL EASILY, ESPECIALLY IF THEY'RE GOING IN THE DARK-- NEED TO THINK ABOUT THE COSTUMES, MAKING SURE THAT THE MASKS DON'T COVER THEIR FACES. MAYBE, ACTUALLY PAINTING ON THEIR FACE RATHER THAN USING A MASK WOULD BE HELPFUL. ))
RUNS=:17


Young says make sure your child's costume fits properly-- and is made of flame retardant material.
Having a reflective strip sewn onto their clothing is also a good idea.

But safety doesn't stop at costume selection.
While local police say serious Halloween crimes are rare-- children are sometimes the victims of teenaged pranksters.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 16:39:19

((TOM KINCAID/ROANOKE CO. POLICE: WE TYPICALLY HAVE YOUR SMASHED PUMPKINS THAT SOMEONE'S TAKEN FROM THE DRIVEWAY. WE DID HAVE, IN THE LAST COUPLE OF YEARS, A COUPLE OF WHAT WAS LISTED AS STRONG- ARMED ROBBERIES, WHERE AN OLDER JUVENILE WENT UP AND STOLE CANDY FROM A YOUNGER CHILD.))
RUNS=:13


A good rule of thumb for parents-- only let your child trick or treat alone if you'd leave them home alone.
And remember to inspect their candy before your kids eat it.
Just make sure they don't eat all of it on Halloween night.
Kimberly McBroom, News 7. ))

4-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=mlb


Two key hits from two key players helped Atlanta beat St. Louis in Game-Six Wednesday night 3-to-1.
(----------------)
VO-NAT s6-19
SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/FOX;


Greg Maddux tossed seven-plus innings as the Braves forced a seventh game of the National League Championship Series.
SUPER=35-St. Louis/1/Atlanta/3/Series Tied 3-3;


Donovan Osborne will start for the Cardinals tonight against Tom Glavine
(GLA'-vihn).
SUPER=03-New York, NY;

From 26-21
New York Yankees outfielder Darryl Strawberry will be able to play in Saturday's World Series opener. Strawberry took batting practice yesterday (-------------) despite a broken toe.