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ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=eea
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A confrontation with police left one man dead in Roanoke early this morning. We'll tell you what happened.
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ANCHOR=Eric


And robots are getting a lot smarter... Coming up on News 7 at 6, we'll find out what they can do.

Sports-Head


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
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In sports, The Panthers and Redskins win this afternoon and Ricky Rudd takes a ride to victory lane at The Rock. WX-Head
TALENT=Kimberly
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Widespread cloudiness and breezy conditions as the weekend comes to a close.
But warmer weather and calmer winds on the way for your Monday.

Police-Shooting


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-82
GRAPHIC=Police shooting


Roanoke police shot and killed a man early this morning.
Investigators say he fired one gun, and pointed another at an officer.
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Joe Dashiell is in the newsroom tonight with more on the fatal shooting.
JOE=LIVE IN THE NEWSROOM
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Eric, this incident unfolded about three this morning in a southeast Roanoke neighborhood off Bennington Street.
Roanoke Police say they responded to a call of a woman screaming for help.
They found 41 year- old Rodney Lee Wilhelm standing in the street with a gun in his hand.
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((There are bullet holes in a picture window, and bloodstains on the city street where an armed confrontation early this morning left one man dead.
According to police, Rodney Wilhelm had fired shots into his own house. When they arrived, he told them to back off.
They fired a .44 caliber handgun into the pavement, and as he walked back up the street, they say he raised a Tech 9 semi- automatic weapon and pointed it in one of the officers' direction. The officer opened fire, apparently hitting Wilhelm twice. He died at the scene.))
LIVE=JOE LIVE IN NEWSROOM


Neighbors were reluctant to speak with us on camera... and their stories are not entirely consistent.
But two eyewitnesses confirmed that Wilhelm fired his gun before the police officers opened fire on him.
We spoke with members of the victim's family by phone. They say they do not accept the police department's version of the shooting...
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and Eric, they believe the officers used excessive force.
SUPER=@joe1;
(QUESTION: WHAT WAS WILHELM'S REPUTATION IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD?)


Pedestrian-Fatal


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-79
GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident


A pedestrian was killed last night as he tried to cross Interstate 581 near Peters Creek Road.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Night;


The accident happened shortly after ten o'clock in the southbound lanes of the highway.
State Police say 45- year- old Richard Leo Thompson of Emporia walked into the path of a car.
He was taken to a Roanoke hospital where he died about 45 minutes later.
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ANCHOR=Eric
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Police have not filed charges against the driver of the car.

House-Fire


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-78
GRAPHIC=Fire


Fire damaged two homes in southeast Roanoke today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


No one was injured, but both buildings will need major repairs.
723 Dale Avenue was the first to catch fire. Occupants say they heard a popping noise... and then found one side of their house in flames.
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((RHONDA FRITZ/HOMEOWNER: I COULDN'T BELIEVE IT. JUST A SECOND IT WAS ALREADY ABOUT TEN FOOT HIGH, THE BLAZE WAS. FIRST THING IS TO CALL AND THEN GET OUT. THAT'S BASICALLY IT. I DIDN'T GRAB ANYTHING. I JUST GOT OUT AND MADE SURE MY DAUGHTER AND MY HUSBAND WERE OUT.))
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Two ladder trucks and four engines responded, as the flames spread to the house next door.
Firefighters contained the blaze in about 35 minutes and then stayed on the scene to hose down hot spots in the attic.
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((BOBBIE SLAYTON/DISTRICT CHIEF: WE COULD SEE THE SMOKE DOWNTOWN. IT WAS GOING PRETTY GOOD WHEN WE GOT HERE.))
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ANCHOR=Eric
SS=HOLD


Residents believe an electrical problem may have sparked the fire, but fire officials say they have not pinpointed the cause.

Senate-Race


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=hold
WRITER=jda
TAPE#96-76
GRAPHIC=Campaign 96


Senator John Warner and challenger Mark Warner may not agree on much,
but their criticism of each other has a familiar ring.
"He isn't what he seems to be."
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Tuesday;


On a visit to the Addison Aerospace Magnet School earlier this week, and during appearances across the state, the incumbent republican has billed himself as an independent voice for Virginia.
But Mark Warner says his opponent's voting record is not that of a mainstream moderate.
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((MARK WARNER/D- U.S. SENATE CANDIDATE: IF I COULD GET EVERY VIRGINIA VOTER TO TAKE THE TIME TO GO LOOK AT HIS RECORD, GO LOOK AT WHERE HE'S VOTED THE LAST TWO YEARS, I'D WIN THIS RACE WALKING AWAY.)) ((THE PERCEPTION AND THE REALITY ARE TWO DIFFERENT THINGS IN THE CASE OF THE INCUMBENT. I WAS FRANKLY SURPRIZED AND I WOULDN'T BE RUNNING AGAINST HIM IF THE PERCEPTION AND THE REALITY WERE THE SAME.))
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But Senator John Warner says it is his democratic challenger who is hoodwinking the voters.
He says Mark Warner is a political insider, not a newcomer to Capitol Hill.
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((SEN. JOHN WARNER/R- VIRGINIA: IT'S KIND OF LIKE THE FELLOW DRIVING UP PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE. HE TRIES TO SAY, MR. POLICEMAN TELL ME WHERE'S THE CAPITOL. POINT THE WAY. COME ON. HE'S WORKED IN THE CAPITOL OFFICES OF TWO SENATORS. TWO OF THE MOST LIBERAL SENATORS. THEN HE WENT ON TO WORK FOR THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE.))
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ANCHOR=Eric
SS=HOLD


The senate campaign has taken on an increasingly negative tone.
That is only expected to intensify as the candidates head into the final two weeks of the campaign.
Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Eric
SS=NONE


Still to come on News 7, a thousand business leaders meet in Roanoke, we'll tell you what they're up to,
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VO-NAT


And if you a Dodge, Chrysler, or Plymouth Minivan, stay tuned. A local dealer says you may need some free repair work
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ANCHOR=Kimberly

wx ad lib
Okay, Eric--
We're still keeping an eye on the big Nor'easter that's brought high winds across the region-- even a couple inches of snow in the West Virginia mountains.
It's been dry here-- but quite chilly and breezy.
Let's check out the highs and lows... Roll Lake Level MUSIC UP FULL
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Mini-Open


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(("THIS IS VIRGINIA'S NUMBER ONE NEWSCAST, NEWS 7 AT 6, WITH ERIC EARNHART, KIMBERLY MCBROOM, AND ROY STANLEY WITH SPORTS."))

Dodge-Latch


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#96-75
GRAPHIC=None


An area Dodge dealer opened its doors to offer a free service to its customers.
The Dominion Dodge service center is usually closed on Saturdays, but yesterday workers were on hand to replace hatch latches on mini-vans.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


Apparently the latches on 1984 to '95 model mini-vans may spring open if the vehicle is involved in an accident.
Company officials say more than a year ago Chrysler began offering this voluntary safety action.
Dominion Dodge has replaced more than one thousand of the latches during that time.
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((BOB KAPLAN/DOMINION DODGE: CHRYSLER DETERMINED THAT THEY CAN IMPROVE THE SAFETY OF THEIR LATCHES AND THEY THEREFORE REDESIGNED ALL THESE LATCHES AT NO COST TO ANYBODY WHO OWNS ONE OF THESE TYPE OF VEHICLES.))
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VO-NAT


Kaplan says Chrysler has sold more than four and a half million mini-vans.
Dodge Caravans, Plymouth Voyagers and Chrysler Town and Countries models may need a new latch.
Kaplan encourages all mini-van owners to take advantage of the replacement service.
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Municipal-League


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-80
GRAPHIC=NONE


More than one thousand leaders of local governments across Virginia are converging on the Roanoke Valley today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


They're in town for the annual conference of the Virginia Municipal League, headquartered at the Hotel Roanoke.
This is the first time in five years that the event has been held in Roanoke.
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((MICHELLE BONO/CITY OF ROANOKE: THEY HAVEN'T BEEN BACK SINCE THE HOTEL'S BEEN REOPENED, SO IT'S A GREAT CHANCE FOR THEM TO SEE THE HOTEL AND WHAT'S HAPPENED IN DOWNTOWN, SO WE FEEL LIKE THIS IS A REAL OPPORTUNITY FOR US TO SHOW PEOPLE FROM THROUGHOUT THE STATE WHAT WE'VE DONE IN ROANOKE.))
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VO-NAT


The focus will shift to the city market on Monday night, where 21 different restaurants will be feeding the participants.
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ANCHOR=Eric
SS=NONE


Because of preparations near the market building, Campbell Avenue will be reduced to one lane of traffic tomorrow afternoon at two o'clock.
The road will be completely closed from 5:30 to 11 P- M.

Business-Review


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#=BIZ
GRAPHIC=Business Review


Word of a big railroad merger took the industry by surprise, and Yokohama Tire employees in Salem get a stern talking to.
Len Besthoff recaps the week's top economic stories in southwest and central Virginia with the News-7 Business Review.
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L'eggs LBRAW 38:45
A Chicago company has saved the day for 125 workers at the L'eggs distribution center in Salem.
It was slated to close in a few months, but Levy Home Entertainment is converting it into a book distribution facility, and it plans to hire most of the L'eggs workers.
CSX LBRAW 40:25
A merger of gigantic proportions is in the works in the railroad industry.
C-S-X and Conrail want to join forces...if the move is approved, it shouldn't affect the 275 people who work out of C-S-X's Clifton Forge terminal.
General Shale LBRAW 42:56
General Shale Brick of Botetourt County has reached a major milestone...ONE-MILLION hours worked without a lost time accident.
Yokohama LBRAW 43:56
Workers at Yokohama Tire in Salem were told this week they better get more efficient.
According to union members, when they asked if there would be any more layoffs, the company said -- 'not in October.'
VOLVO LBRAW 47:57
A consolidation move by Volvo- GM is at a minimum, a vote of confidence for its Dublin plant.
The truck maker will close its Ohio plant and move all the work here...but so far there's no word if that means new jobs. DJIA PRE PRO
Checking the financial markets for the week, the Dow Jones Industrial hit record territory again, finishing up 125 points. Nasdaq dropped a little less than six points.
Len Besthoff with the News-7 Business Review. Nat Sot
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Tease#2

Soft Music Under
ANCHOR=Eric
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Still to come on the newscast, Roy Stanley will have all today's Nascar and N-F-L action as well as an update on the World Series,
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VO-NAT


but first we'll see how one company in our area is gearing up for an increase in business.
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STOCKS HERE
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Robots


ANCHOR=96-83
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-83
GRAPHIC=NONE


If you're fascinated with robots, you'll like this next story.
Systems Technology of Virginia, a relatively new company in the Roanoke Valley, hosted a robotics show this week.
Len Besthoff was there to check it out.
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(( There were no end of gadgets,
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sorters,
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and other devices at this robotics show.
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And they all have one thing in connection...automation.
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((SCOTT REPSHER/SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY OF VA: THIS SHOW WAS CONDUCTED TO SHOW THE LOCAL VIRGINIA AREA AND THE COUNTRY, BASICALLY...ESPECIALLY THE EAST COAST HOW VIRGINIA CAN SUPPLY AUTOMATION AND ROBOTICS AND SOLUTIONS TO MAJOR INDUSTRIAL PROBLEMS.))
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((Here's one of the high precision robots on display here. A product can be in one position one time and the robot'll pick it up. Then you can put a product down on the tray in another position another time and it's smart enough to adapt.))
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The robot can do this because it basically has an electronic eye.
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((RICHARD HARRIMAN/STAUBLI UNIMATION: THE VISION SYSTEMS CAN ADAPT IMMEDIATELY AND PLACE THE PART IN THE PROPER ORIENTATION.))
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Another device on display can perform three functions at once...all on different planes.
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((KEN RICKENBRODE/BERTELKAMP AUTOMATION: THEY CAN ESSENTIALLY DO THE MULTIPLE MOTIONS THAT PEOPLE ARE TRYING TO DO NOW.))
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All the people displaying these products say there's more automation to come, noting that when you look at these robots, you're basically getting a good glimpse of what's coming in the 21st century.
Len Besthoff, News-7.

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Systems Technology of Virginia uses a lot of the robotic devices on display to help customers simplify their manufacturing processes.
The company expects to make the robotics show an annual event.

Lottery


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Virginia Lottery


Four people including two from our area will share in last night's Lotto jackpot.
The Virginia Lottery says one of the winning tickets was sold in Covington, one in Salem, and two in Hampton.
The four winners will split the two point four million dollar prize.
Wednesday night's jackpot goes back to one MILLION dollar.

Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#Tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


And coming up, The Redskins, Cowboys and Panthers win in the N-F-L this afternoon.
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And Ricky Rudd keeps his streak alive winning the A-C Delco 400 at The Rock.
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S-Race


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#R-34
GRAPHIC=The Rock


Ricky Rudd kept his personal winning streak alive this afternoon taking the checkered flag winning the A-C Delco 400 at the Rock.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Rockingham, NC/TNN SPORTS; :


Dale Jarrett was one of the strong cars and he was the leader on lap 245 Dale Earnhardt was running second.
Ernie Irvan made his move here he passes Points leader Jeff Gordon putting him a lap down on lap 163.
Terry Labonte was cruising along as usual running in fifth place at this point in the race. He trails his teammate Gordon by 1 in the points race.
Jarrett made another run at the lead and he was the leader at the halfway point of the race.
Then the caution came out when Johnny Benson gets lose in car number 30 and hits the wall hard bringing out the fourth caution of the day.
Then after another caution Ricky Rudd pulled his Tide machine to the front and he was the leader on lap 69 for the Race.
Jeff Burton worked his way from the back and he was running second putting the pressure on Rudd.
But Rudd would lead the final 70 laps of the race and the victory extends his personal winning streak giving him a win 14 years in a row.
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((RICKY RUDD/A.C. DELCO 400 WINNER: ))
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ANCHOR=Roy
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Jarrett was third Terry Labonte fourth Ernie Irvan fourth and Jeff Burton fifth.
Jeff Gordon finished 12-th and his teammate Terry Labonte moves ahead in the points by 32.

S-Skins


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#RS96-1
GRAPHIC=Redskins/Giants


The Redskins dodged a bullet at R-F-K today. After leading by 28 at the half the Redskins had to hold on for a 31 to 21 win over the New York Giants.
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SUPER=03-Washington, DC/FOX SPORTS; :


The Skins out to extend their winning streak in front of the home crowd.
Terry Allen would help the cause. On Washington's first possession he take is in from the two yard line 7 to nothing Washington.
Then Allen came through again to open the second quarter this time he scores from the one to make it 14 to nothing.
Washington led 21 to nothing on another Allen T-D. then Darrell Green comes up big intercepting this Dave Brown pass and returning it 68 yards for the touchdown the Redskins led 28 to nothing at the half.
Then Tyrone Wheatley scored on this SUPER=30-Washington/21/N.Y.

Giants/21/;two yard run with 6-minutes left in the game the Giants trailed 28 to 21 but Washington wins it 31 to 21.
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S-Cowboys


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#FB96-2
GRAPHIC=Cowboys/Falcons


The Dallas Cowboys needed a fourth quarter comeback to beat winless Atlanta this afternoon 32 to 28.
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SUPER=03-Irvin, TX/FOX SPORTS; :


Emmitt Smith spotted the Cowboys a 14 to 3 lead in the second quarter when he scored his second touchdown of the day to make it 14 to 3.
But Atlanta got five field goals from Morten anderson and when Bobby Hebert hit Bert Emanuel on this 4 yard touchdown pass the Falcons led 25 to 17.
Dallas tied it at 25 to 25 This SUPER=30-Dallas/32/Atlanta/28/;Emmitt

Smith three yard run and a 60 yard pass to Kelvin Martin gave the Cowboys the come from behind 32 to 28 win.
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S-NFL


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=FB96-3
GRAPHIC=NFL Logo


Anthony Johnson had his third straight 100 yard rushing came this afternoon.
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SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC/FOX SPORTS; :


And his running set up this Kerry Collins 13 yard touchdown pass to Mark Carrier in the third quarter to lead the Panthers over the Saints.
For that and all of today's scores lets check the boards.
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S-Series


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-16
GRAPHIC=Yankees/Braves


The weather forecast for the New York area is light drizzlie throughout the day and a 50 per cent chance of rain at game time for game one of the World Series.
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SUPER=03-New York, NY/Yesterday; :


This is what it looked like in the Big Apple yesterday. Heavy rain and high winds postponing last nights game.
The Braves had another day to rest but the postponement is forcing Manager Bobby Cox to re-think his pitching rotation.
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ANCHOR=Roy
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Two 20 game winners will be on the hill tonight. Atlanta starts John Smoltz and the Yankees will send Andy Pettite to the mound.

S-Express


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#ICE-96
GRAPHIC=Express/Icecaps


The Roanoke Express split its two game set this weekend at the Roundhouse losing to Raleigh 7 to 5.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke/Express vs Icecaps; :


Express coach Frank Anzalone on the bench waiting the start of the game.
The Icecaps broke the ice First. The puck is shot at the goal from the middle of the ice and its slipped into the net on the rebound to make it 1 to nothing.
But the Express came back. Jeff Loder steals the puck at the side of the net and slaps it in for the score to tie the score at one to one.
The Icecaps scored the final two SUPER=38-Raleigh/7/Roanoke/5/;goals of

the first Period. Kris Miller fires a shot from the blue line past the Express goalie Raleigh led 2 to 1 and the Icecaps win it 7 to 5.
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The Express returns to the ice next Friday night at Charlotte. Wx-Tape
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Auction


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#96-74
GRAPHIC=None


One group in Salem is auctioning off property so others may have a Merry Christmas.
The Community Christmas Store is an all volunteer and community-wide effort that assists needy families.
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The store sponsored a benefit auction to raise money for the up coming holiday season.
One of the big-ticket items of the day was this Mustang.
The car sold for 19-hundred dollars.
The Christmas Store gets a percentage of whatever is sold during the auction.
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((TERESA THOMAS GEREAUX/COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS STORE: OUR GOAL IS TO SERVE OVER 500 FAMILIES IN OUR STORE. IT'S OPEN DECEMBER 13TH AND 14TH. WE PROVIDE FOR EACH OF THOSE FAMILIES CLOTHING AND TOYS FOR THEIR CHILDREN. WE ALSO HAVE HOUSEHOLD ITEMS FOR THE FAMILY AND FOOD.))
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The store needs about 20 to 30-thousand dollars to operate.
They will also accept donations of NEW clothes and toys at the store during the month of November.
The store is located on Roanoke Street in Salem. (----------------)