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1-News-Heads

ANCHOR=Keith

NEWS 7 at SIX is ONE minute away.... - -an elderly man succumbs to Legionnaire's Disease. - -the First Union Tower gives way to corporate efficiency.
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VO-NAT


And Ross Perot makes brings his reform party message to Virginia Tech.
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Sports-Head
ANCHOR=Mike


Tonight in sports, Barkley and Oakley get benched and fined, Rick Mast is set to warm up the sports club crowd tomorrow night, Albert Belle's may no longer be toiling in Cleveland.
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VO-NAT eng#


And Steve Mason has our Monday night report from Charlottesville as the Cavs get set to dump Duke on Saturday.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Patrick
SS=None


Clouds will clear out, and we'll cool off overnight, but look for more overcast skies late tomorrow, with the potential for showers as well. I'll have all the weather details.

Legionnaire's


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#96-77
GRAPHIC=Legionnaires


The Legionnaire's Disease outbreak in the New River Valley has claimed its first victim.
A spokesperson at Columbia Lewis Gale says the elderly Giles County man died last night.
Two other patients remain hospitalized.
One is critical, the other is in stable condition.
Officials are not releasing the patients' names.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Radford/Saturday;


The intense investigation into the outbreak has confirmed three more cases of the disease.
The total number of cases in the New River Valley is now 11.
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SOT 3:14:54
IN Q=THE ON GOING

((DR. JODY HERSHEY/NEW RIVER HEALTH DISTRICT: THE ON GOING INVESTIGATION IS ALSO CONCENTRATING PRESENTLY ON INDEPTH INTERVIEWS FOR CASES AND SUSPECTED CASES TO TRY TO FIND A LINKAGE. THIS LINKAGE COULD THEN LEAD TO THE IDENTIFICATION OF AN ENVIRONMENTAL SOURCE FOR THIS OUTBREAK.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Jody Hershey/New River Health District;
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Radford;


He says the bulk of the cases appeared to have already occurred and seem to be limited to the New River Valley.
And Hershey suggests that anyone experiencing pneumonia-like symptoms see their doctor.
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First-Union


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-80
GRAPHIC=First Union


The 21- story First Union Tower dominates the downtown Roanoke skyline.
But pretty soon half of it may be vacant.
Double Boxes=Keith and Len/Newsroom


Len Besthoff says it's part of an efficiency move by a major employer.
Live=Len Full/Newsroom
SUPER=@Len1;


Keith News-7 has learned that by next fall First Union will have very few, if any of its employees working in the downtown Roanoke building that bears its name.
The Charlotte based bank will close its Mortgage Loan Service Center, which takes up the five floors it leases in the First Union Tower.
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((
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SOT TAPE ONE 17:18:21
IN Q=We weren't

((PHILLIP SPARKS/ECON. DEVELOPMENT CHIEF: WE WEREN'T REAL EXCITED TO HEAR ABOUT THE NEWS OF THE JOBS MOVING OUT OF THE DOWNTOWN AREA.))
SUPER=01-Phillip Sparks/Econ. Development Chief;
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=downtown area.


To call this a bummer for the city would be a fair statement.
First Union's mortgage servicing center and the 120 jobs that go along with it will be moved to Raleigh..
The bank will make other jobs available for those who don't transfer, mostly at its operations center in Roanoke County.
So while the total job loss may not be great, there'll still be about 100 fewer people working in downtown Roanoke.
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SOT tape one 17:19:00
IN Q=Well we

((SPARKS: WELL WE NEED THOSE INDIVIDUALS GOING INTO OUR DOWNTOWN AREA SPENDING MONEY IN THE RESTAURANTS, THE BOUTIQUES AND THE GIFT SHOPS AND OBVIOUSLY THEY WON'T BE THERE.))
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OUT Q=be there.

))
Live=Len Full/Newsroom


First Union will have to repay some of the 300- thousand- dollars in incentive money the city used to help bring these jobs downtown three years ago.
Double Boxes=Keith and Len/Newsroom

Keith question:((SO DOES FIRST UNION HAVE ANY PLANS FOR THE SPACE IT HAS IN THE TOWER? ))

Perot


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=eea
TAPE#96-76
GRAPHIC=Ross Perot


Eight days before the presidential election, Ross Perot continues putting the heat on the status quo.
This afternoon his high energy campaign rolled into Blacksburg.
Double Boxes=Keith and Eric/StarLink


Eric Earnhart is on the Virginia Tech campus tonight with the details.
Eric, anything new in Perot's message?
Live=Eric Full/StarLink
SUPER=@Eric1;
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(Rollcue:"...thousands of students here loved it.")
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Live=Eric Full/StarLink
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Double Boxes=Keith and Eric/StarLink

Keith question: Did Perot give any indication that me might consider dropping out of the race?

Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE


Still to come on News 7 at 6-- a group of parents thinks the elementary school their children attend is NOT safe, and some are keeping their kids out of class.
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VO-NAT


and you know the political side--we'll show you the personal side of Virginia's Senior Senator. Ellen Qualls has the first of a two part profile.
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ANCHOR=Patrick

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Lilly


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-79
GRAPHIC=Ben Lilly


The family of slain Virginia Tech student Alexander DeFillipis finally had its day in court today.
It was the sentencing phase for the trial of his killer Ben Lilly, convicted Friday of capital murder.
Double Boxes=Keith and Tracy/Microwave


Tracy Alitzer has a live report from the Montgomery County Courthouse.
Live=Tracy Full/Microwave
SUPER=@Tracy1;
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VO-NAT Tracy Mic Hot
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Double Boxes=Keith and Tracy/Microwave




Chase-Shooting


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-87
GRAPHIC=None


The body of a Pittsylvania County woman was discovered in the trunk of a car shortly after her husband took his own life during a standoff, early this morning.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.;


It all began last night when 35- year old Wilbur Gilbert Scearce led police on a high speed chase to his home in Ringgold.
Scearce apparently ended the pursuit by pulling into his driveway and pointing a gun at his head.
Authorities negotiated with Scearce for several hours before he fatally shot himself around one- thirty.
Sheriff's officials have not said how 33- year old Tammy Scearce was killed.
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1-John-Warner


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-75
GRAPHIC=John Warner


For the first time since 1978, John Warner faces a credible challenge for his U.S. Senate seat.
In fact, it's the second one this year.
For the next four nights, NEWS 7 looks back on the Republican candidate's life in the public eye -- AND profiles Mark Warner, the Democrat who's worked the hardest to retire him.
Ellen Qualls brings us John Warner.
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IN Q=For over
SUPER=@Johnwarner; :15
SUPER=03-Richmond/August 1978; :44
SUPER=03-Washington, DC; 1:06
SUPER=03-Elizabeth Taylor/November 1978; 1:22
SUPER=@Ellen1; 2:07
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OUT Q=Qualls, News 7.


(( For over a decade, John Warner has been the most consistently popular figure in Virginia politics.
Even his outspoken enemies would agree.
sot 39:24 TAPE 94-4

((IF I DON'T FEEL THAT AN INDIVIDUAL IS QUALIFIED, THEN I DON'T PUT THEIR STICKER ON MY LAPEL.))
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sot 09:01:24 warner primary night tape one 6/11/96

((LEADERSHIP, HONESTY, AND INTEGRITY COUNT IN THIS STATE.))
RUNS=:06


He survived a challenge from the right side of his own party this summer, in which the words Jim Miller became synonymous with the words Dump Warner.
sot TAPE TWO 11:42:58

((NOBODY NEEDLES ME. AS OLD HARRY TRUMAN USED TO SAY "IF YOU CAN'T TAKE THE HEAT IN THE POLITICAL KITCHEN, THEN OUT YOU GO." AND I HAVE WITHSTOOD THE TOUGHEST OF CRITICISM.))
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1996 has been the first real test for John Warner since 1978, when a campaign plane crash took the life of his party's first nominee-- Dick Obenshain.
Warner hit the ground running in the final weeks and pulled off a victory over Andrew Miller.
This is a man who dropped out of high school to join the Navy.
He left law school to fight with the Marines in Korea.
He became the youngest-ever Secretary of the Navy.
NAT SOT TAPE TWO 11:57:21

((THE LADIES KIND OF LIKE TO SEE WHAT I USED TO LOOK LIKE. YOU KNOW, BEFORE A FEW OTHER THINGS COME ON.))
RUNS=:05


They call him the Senator from Central Casting -- a former assistant federal prosecutor, who gained most of his millions and his three children from his first marriage to heiress Catherine Mellon.
It's the second marriage most Virginians remember.
SOT

((ELIZABETH TAYLOR/NOVEMBER 1978: THIS IS MARVELOUS...THANK YOU ALL SO VERY MUCH.))
runs=:08


Then there's ABC News celebrity Barbara Walters.
sot tape two 11:47:55

((I WAS SECRETARY OF THE NAVY AND SHE INTERVIEWED ME. AND WE BECAME FRIENDS. AND HAVE BEEN VERY CLOSE, GOOD FRIENDS EVER SINCE. IT'S A FRIENDSHIP THAT I GREATLY VALUE.))
runs=:10


But is he what George magazine calls her "current flame?"
sot keep rolling from last bite 11:48;10

((THIS CAMPAIGN, FOR A YEAR AND HALF HAS EMASCULATED WHATEVER LITTLE PRIVATE LIFE I HAD OR PERSONAL TIME. I HAVE THREE CHILDREN AND TWO GRANDCHILDREN. AND WOULD CERTAINLY INCLUDE MS. WALTERS IN THE CATEGORY AS A HIGH PRIORITY FOR TIME.))
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sot standup 13:45:42

((JOHN WARNER'S OWNED HOMES IN MIDDLEBURG AND FOR THE LAST TWO YEARS IN ALEXANDRIA. BUT FOR MANY YEARS THE INFAMOUS WATERGATE HOTEL, AND HIS OFFICE, WITH THIS PROXIMITY TO THE U.S. CAPITOL HAVE BEEN HIS REAL HOMES.))
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His staff calls his office "the nest" -- unlike any other Senate office in its hominess.
His paintings adorn the wall.
He paints flowers.
sot TAPE TWO 11:54:28

((CAUSE I THINK THAT'S GOD'S GREATEST GIFT. IT DEPICTS NATURE, AND I DON'T KNOW, I FIND IT EXHILARATING.))
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That's the man.
In our next installment, the record.
Ellen Qualls, News 7.))

Stocks


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#=None
GRAPHIC=NONE


The stock market tumbled today.
The Dow lost 34 points, finishing at 59 hundred 72.
NASDAQ dropped six and a half points.
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Trigon


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Trigon


Trigon Blue Cross Blue Shield is becoming a for-profit company.
The state's largest health insurer got permission today from the State Corporation Commission to change from a mutual company owned by its policyholders to a public company that would be traded on Wall Street.
Trigon policyholders approved the change in September.
Trigon says it needs to make the change to raise money to compete with large, out-of-state insurers moving into Virginia.

Montvale-School


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-74
GRAPHIC=None


School officials in Bedford County say Montvale Elementary is safe, but today some parents pulled their children from classes following a propane leak over the weekend.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford Co.;


Principal Ron Mason says propane lines were shut off after the leak was detected on Saturday.
He says fire officials and service crews indicated the building was safe.
But parents question the explanation, and say they should have been notified.
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IN Q=What we want as concerned parents

((FREDA RAPPS/MONTVALE ELEMENTARY PARENT: WHAT WE WANT AS CONCERNED PARENTS IS AN ANSWER TO ALL OF THIS AND NOT THE RUNAROUND, NOT A SNOW JOB AND BASICALLY BE TOLD THE TRUTH, BECAUSE WE'RE FED UP WITH IT. THERE'S A LOT OF PARENTS THAT ARE NOT GOING TO SEND THEIR KIDS BACK TO SCHOOL.))
SUPER=01-Freda Rapps/Montvale Elem. Parent;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=back to school.
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VO-NAT


Parents also say their children have been complaining of rashes, nausea and burning eyes for the last few weeks.
They say they are forming a citizens group to see that their concerns about the new school are addressed.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=None


Bedford County School Superintendent John Kent was out of the office this afternoon and unavailable for comment.

Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


Coming your way tonight in sports, Albert Belle takes his first step out of Cleveland, we'll hear from Dale Earnhardt, Steve Mason checks in from Charlottesville with the postmortem on the FSU game,
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VO-NAT eng#


And the NBA regular season doesn't start until Friday but already two players have been suspended.
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S-Barkley


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-18
GRAPHIC=NBA


The NBA regular season opens this Friday night, but it will do so without two marquee players.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=04-NBA; :00

This afternoon Charles Oakley and Charles Barkley were each suspended and fined for their fight in last Friday night preseason game.
Oakley, who started the fight by pulling barkley to the ground, was suspended for two games and fined $10 thousand bucks, while was suspended a game and fined $5000 for throwing a punch.
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((CHARLES BARKLEY/SUSPENDED FOR ONE GAME:))
SUPER=01-Charles Barkley/Suspended For One Game;:00
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OUT Q=...IN THE WWF."
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S-Cavaliers


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#VF96-1
GRAPHIC=UVA football


The 16th ranked Virginia Cavaliers are nursing a few physical and mental wounds after Saturday's 7 points setback to Florida State.
But with a strong dosage of winless Duke on the horizon they should get well in a hurry.
Steve Mason has more from Charlottesville.
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SUPER=03-Tallahassee, FL/Saturday; :00
SUPER=01-Tiki Barber/909 Yards Rushing This Season; :11
SUPER=01-George Welsh/UVa Head Coach; :38
SUPER=01-Germaine Crowell/6 Catches for 126 Yards vs. FSU; 1:08
SUPER=@steve1; 1:19
RUNS=1:54
OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."
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S-Points


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#R-34
GRAPHIC=TERRY LABONTE


Terry Labonte didn't win the race but he did win the battle as he increased his Winston Cup points lead
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pinnacle board
with one race to go. Labonte leads Jeff Gordon by 47 points and Dale Jarrett by 99.
Earnhardt is out of the race, but beware, he is the defending race champ at Atlanta, and when they head south in two weeks he is the man to beat.
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((DALE EARNHARDT/DEFENDING NAPA 500 CHAMP:))
SUPER=01-Dale Earnhardt/Defending NAPA 500 Champ; :00
RUNS=:26
OUT Q=...WE'LL BE Ok.
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S-Mast


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-19
GRAPHIC=RICK MAST


Rick Mast, who finished a disappointing 38th is coming to Salem tomorrow night to speak at this month's meeting of the Roanoke Valley sports club.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=04-1996 Season; :00


Mast is one of the most entertaining, popular and straight forward drivers on the Winston Cup circuit.
If you'd like to get tickets for tomorrow night's meeting and you're not a sports club member call (540)366-3946, that's (540)366-3946.
It's begins tomorrow night at 6pm.
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S-Belle


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-20
GRAPHIC=INDIANS LOGO


The Cleveland Indians failed to make it back to the world series, and tonight they find themselves on the verge of losing their top player.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=04-MLB; :00


Albert Belle, the free swinging slugger who wears his emotions on his sleeve and occasionally on other people's filed for free agency today.
Belle hit 48 homers and ranked up 148 rbis this past season.
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