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(( HERE'S WHAT YOU'LL SEE TONIGHT ON NEWS-7 PRIMETIME...
IS THERE JUSTICE FOR JUSTICE HOUSE? THE QUESTION IN COURT TODAY WAS WHO OWNS THE CONDEMNED LOW INCOME APARTMENT BUILDING.
A CHAIN-GANG OF "TAX SLAVES" FLANKED BY LIBERTARIAN PARTY CANDIDATE JAY RUTLEDGE MAKES ITS MARK ON DOWNTOWN ROANOKE.))
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top-story


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#top
GRAPHIC=none
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TOP STORY GRAPHIC 11004
Tonight is Thursday, October 31st-- our TOP STORY--
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A Roanoke woman claims she was fired because she had a baby--now the Virginia Supreme Court is considering whether it was sexual discrimination.
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P-Bailey


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=equ
TAPE#596-28
GRAPHIC=news-7 pt


This is NEWS-7 Primetime on WEFC, I'm Connie Stevens.
SS=va supreme court


Lisa Bailey was in Richmond today putting the state's law to the test.
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SUPER=03-Richmond;


Bailey was fired from her job at the Cloverdale equipment rental firm of Scott-Gallaher Incorporated after missing eleven weeks of work during her pregnancy.
She says she was told her place was at home with her baby.
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((LISA BAILEY: I DO KNOW OF OTHER CASES AND STUFF. BUT I'M JUST AMAZED THAT IN THIS DAY AND TIME... DISCRIMINATION THING.))
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((CLINTON MORSE/SCOTT- GALLAHER, INC. ATTORNEY: WE ABSOLUTELY DENY THE ALLEGATIONS SHE MADE. AND OF COURSE THIS IS NOT THE TIME OR THE PLACE TO EXPLAIN OUR SIDE OF THE STORY.))
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SUPER=01-Clinton Morse/Scott-Gallaher, Inc. Attorney; :14
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The company argues Virginia's sexual discrimination laws don't apply to pregnant women or mothers.
The state Supreme Court is NOT deciding the merits of Bailey's case-- just whether those laws apply.
A decision will come in a few months.
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p-Brazil-Crash


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE
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VO-NAT
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Both flight recorders have been recovered from the wreckage of a Brazilian jetliner that crashed after takeoff today on Sao Paulo (SOW)
All 95 people aboard the plane died, including at least three Americans-- as well as others on the ground.
Flames engulfed apartments, homes and cars, and bodies have been pulled from the rubble.
Officials say the death toll is likely to rise.
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P-Fatal-Ax


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10p
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#NET-J 96-86
GRAPHIC=none


An accident at a busy interchange in Roanoke this afternoon...but authorities almost couldn't find it.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


State police say a truck ran off an exit ramp at Orange Avenue and 581 around lunchtime.
The truck went into the median and struck a concrete drain, killing the driver, 40-year-old Benny Joe Brant.
A passing motorist called in the accident, and police went to check it out.
They didn't see it the first time around, but after checking again a few minutes later, they found it.
State police say it appears Brant suffered a fatal heart attack before the accident.
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P-Justice-House


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=spr
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GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


It's been boarded up nearly a year--but soon we may finally find out who is responsible for Roanoke's Justice House.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/October 1995;


Last October, dozens of low- income families lost electricity and water.
They were eventually forced out of the apartment building because the city deemed it unsafe.
SUPER=04-Today;


This morning at a court hearing, members of the the Mennonite Board of Missions said they thought the property had been sold to co- founder David Hayden and Justice House tenants.
But that deal was never finalized because the deed was never signed.
Nonetheless, Hayden thought he left Justice House in the hands of Roanoke Area Ministries.
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((DAVID HAYDEN/JUSTICE HOUSE CO- FOUNDER: THE DISCUSSION WAS WITH R.A.M. AND THEY WERE TO OFFER A SUPPORT STRUCTURE FOR THE WORK. I ACTUALLY SIGNED A WRITTEN AGREEMENT WITH THEM THAT I WOULD NOT HAVE MY PRESENCE THERE AT THEIR REQUEST. THEY CHANGED THEIR MIND ABOUT THAT AND THE BUILDING CLOSED DOWN. ))
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An ownership decision is expected in a few weeks.
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ANCHOR=Connie
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With a Legionnaires' Disease outbreak in the New River Valley-- we'll have some tips to help prevent the bacteria from growing--
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And talk show host Jenny Jones was ANSWERING the questions today on the witness stand.
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P-Carilion


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE#596-32
GRAPHIC=carilion


A bed shortage at Carilion's Roanoke Memorial and Community Hospitals earlier this week did not harm patients according to hospital and EMS officials.
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David Hoback says this is the first time two hospitals have had a bed shortage at one time, but he does not believe this will be an ongoing problem.
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((DAVID HOBACK/ROANOKE FIRE-EMS: IT WAS NOT A VERY SERIOUS SITUATION. WE HAD SOME PATIENTS DEFERRED TO ANOTHER HOSPITAL AND THEY WERE TRANSPORTED WITHOUT PROBLEMS... NO ADDITIONAL INJURY AS A RESULT OF IT. ))
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Hospital officials say diverting patients is not uncommon--in fact it's been done by every facility in this area.
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((DR. RICHARD SURRUSCO/CARILION MEDICAL DIRECTOR: WE'RE IN A PEAK CENSUS TIME AND WE'RE GOING TO INSURE THAT OUR PATIENTS DON'T BEAR THE BURDEN OF RESOURCES NOT MATCHING DEMAND. WE WILL CARE FOR YOU AT THE FACILITIES WHERE WE CAN AND WE INSURE THAT IF WE CAN'T MEET YOUR NEEDS WE WILL TRANSPORT YOU TO A FACILITY THAT CAN. ))
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ANCHOR=Connie
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In the temporary shortage earlier this week, it was heart attack or stroke patients who would have most likely been affected.
The hospitals continued to accept head trauma, obstetrics, and pediatric patients.
In the past 24-hours Carilion has not diverted patients to other facilities.

P-Legionnaires


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-41
GRAPHIC=legionnaires' disease


There are still 13 cases of Legionnaires' Disease confirmed from the New River Valley.
There were no new cases reported today-- in the midst of Virginia's first outbreak.
Again, those most at risk are middle aged and older men who are heavy drinkers or smokers-- or people who suffer from chronic illnesses.
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There are steps we can take to reduce the spread of legionella bacteria.
Common HOUSEHOLD sources include humidifiers, humidification systems connected with central air conditioning, even hot water heaters offer a breeding ground.
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((DR. JODY HERSHEY/NEW RIVER VALLEY HEALTH DISTRICT DIRECTOR: YOU NEED TO KEEP YOUR HOT WATER HEATER AT ABOUT 122 DEGREES OR ABOVE TO PREVENT THE GROWTH OF BACTERIA IN THAT HOT WATER HEATER. HUMIDIFICATION SYSTEMS, ROOM HUMIDIFIERS, COOL MIST AND HOT MIST HUMIDIFIERS, PEOPLE NEED TO DISINFECT AND CLEAN THESE ON A ROUTINE BASIS. ))
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VO-NAT


Meantime, medical investigators are still collecting samples at sites all over the New River Valley.
They're also still interviewing patients, trying to find a common source for the bacteria.
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P-Jenny-Jones


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#net-a
GRAPHIC=legal scales


In a Michigan courtroom, talk show host Jenny Jones has denied misleading the public about the topic of a taped show that led to murder.
Byron Harlan fills us in.
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((
She's bold and outspoken on the air. But Jenny Jones was subtle and subdued when she took the stand, in a case where the talk is all about murder.
The questions she's answering are all about how she prepares to host the show.
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((THERE'S A LOT OF HOMEWORK INVOLVED. IT TAKES HOURS AND HOURS OF READING AND PREPARATION. ))
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Just how much homework she does: exactly what she new about this man and the context in which he would appear on the program are at the heart of the questions she's got to field.
The producers invited John Schmitz and Scott Amedure to appear on the program back in March of 1995.
The program was all about same sex secret admirers.
John Schmitz says he didn't know Scott Amedure had a crush on him.
He found out right there in front of the audience in a program that never aired.
He appeared good humored about the revelation.
Three days later he shot and killed the admirer.
Schmitz admits he pulled the trigger.
His lawyers say he was humiliated, utterly embarrassed and because of psychological problems, is not guilty of premeditated murder.
They say Jenny Jones and the producers knew well in advance a secret they were going to spring on John Schmitz involved a homosexual admirer.
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((I'M NOT NECESSARILY GIVEN ADVANCE WARNING. IF I WANT TO KNOW WHAT THE TOPIC IS, SOMETIMES I LOOK. SOMETIMES I WON'T LOOK UNTIL THE NIGHT BEFORE THE SHOW. ))
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standup tag.
Defense lawyers are trying to show that Jenny Jones and the producers deceived John Schmitz..and they're saying the surprise they sprang on him..drove him to kill.
Byron Harlan, CBS News. Pontiac Michigan.))

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ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#596-30
GRAPHIC=rutledge


Was it a publicity stunt-- or adults trick or treating at lunchtime?
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


Rather-- the message was vintage Libertarian.
Congressional Candidate Jay Rutledge led a chain-gang of taxpayers around downtown Roanoke this afternoon.
He pleaded for votes, so he can help free the "tax slaves."
The entourage stopped at the Municipal Building, so one of the "slaves" could visit the Commissioner of Revenue's Office.
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(("TAX SLAVE:" THIS IS OUR HALLOWEEN PAYMENT FOR THE COMMISSIONER OF REVENUE, AND WE WANT TO THANK YOU FOR LETTING US KEEP HALF OF ALL OF OUR INCOME.))
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Rutledge would repeal the income tax.
Tomorrow he plans to dramatize the size of the national debt.
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ANCHOR=Connie
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Tonight on Primetime Sports-- the Indiana Hoosiers give the boot to their head football coach.
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But first-- vintage warplanes bring back memories to some of the men who flew aboard them during World War Two.
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P-Bombers


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#596-37
GRAPHIC=NONE


World War two history touched down at the Roanoke Regional Airport today.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


A B-17 flying fortress and a B-24 Liberator circled the airport and landed around four o'clock this afternoon.
Walter Philpott, Dick Finch, and Ramsey Roland were among the first to take a look at the airplanes and a look back.
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(( ))
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VO-NAT


The airplanes are owned by the Collings Foundation of Stow, Massachusetts.
They will be open to the public from 8:30 to 5:30 on Friday and 8:30 to 1:00 on Saturday. There is an admission fee.
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News-7 Primetime on WEFC, will be right back. Stay tuned. cc sponsor go to break
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P-Phone-Card


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-36
GRAPHIC=hOSPITAL CARE


Columbia Healthcare hospitals in the region are trying to sweeten the deal for patients over the holidays.
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SUPER=03-Salem; :


They're giving away phone cards worth ten minutes of long distance phone calls to hospital patients beginning tomorrow, through the start of the New Year.
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((TERRY REYNOLDS RUSH/MARKETING DIRECTOR: DURING THE HOLIDAYS PEOPLE WOULD PREFER NOT TO BE HOSPITALIZED, WE FEEL LIKE THESE CARDS MIGHT HELP DO A LITTLE BIT TO BRIGHTEN THEIR STAYS AND HELP THEM STAY IN TOUCH WITH THEIR LOVED ONES))
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


The Columbia Healthcare hospitals in Southwest Virginia include Montgomery and Alleghany Regional Hospitals, Lewis Gale and Clinch Valley Medical Centers, and Pulaski Community Hospital.

cool-video


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#cool video
GRAPHIC=News-7 primetime


Several thousands of people flocked the streets of downtown Roanoke tonight...not to trick or treat but to hear Montell Jordan.
And that's our video pick of the day.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The fans came out to hear the man known for his song, "This is how we do it."
The free concert was a way both parents and children could celebrate Halloween, safely.
Montell Jordan says he owes a lot to radio stations in Roanoke and Lynchburg.
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IN Q=When the rest

((MONTELL JORDAN: WHEN THE REST OF THE NATION, NEW YORK, LOS ANGELES, WERE GETTING ON BOARD. I HAD STATIONS THAT WERE HERE THAT WERE PLAYING MY MUSIC OFF THE HOOK ON A CONSISTENT BASIS ))
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Jordan has other goals besides performing-- he says one day he'd like to attend law school.
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SP-News


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-19
GRAPHIC=NONE


Tonight on PrimeTime sports here on WEFC, Indiana's head football coach is fired, The Express picks up three new players today, and we're ready to unveil the schedule of Friday Football Extra game for week 10.
But first some baseball boys are making big news. John Smoltz and Steve Avery each filed for free agency today. Smoltz should be back in Atlanta, but look for Avery to move on.
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And the Associated Press named Seattle Mariners star Alex Rodriguez Major league baseball's MVP today.
Alex hit 358 with 36 homers and he knocked in 123 runs.
Now here's the latest scores from the NHL.
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SP-Indiana


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB96-4
GRAPHIC=COLLEGE FOOTBALL


The university of Indiana played a bad trick on head football coach Bill Mallory as they fired the Hoosiers head coach.
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The 61 year-old Mallory will finish out the season, but after giving his all for 13 years, walking away is never easy.
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((BILL MALLORY/FIRED AS INDIANA HEAD COACH:))
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SUPER=03-Shreveport, LA/1993 Independence Bowl; :00

Ironically, Indiana's downfall began against Virginia Tech in the 1993 Independence Bowl. Since that day the Hoosiers program has hit rock bottom, losing 15 of its past 19 games.
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SP-Tech


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-22
GRAPHIC=Tech Logo


That Independence Bowl win set the Hokies on a path of upward mobility in the college ranks that they hope to continue this season.
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SUPER=03-New Orleans/December 30, 1995; :


The Hokies have played in three straight bowls including last years Sugar Bowl in New Orleans.
Six wins would almost certainly extend the Hokies bowl appearances to four straight and that makes the remaining games on the schedule very big.
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SUPER=01-Ken Oxendine/Virginia Tech Running Back; :18
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This Saturday the Hokies take on Southwestern Louisiana at Lane Stadium Worsham Field.

SP-FFE


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-12
GRAPHIC=FFE LOGO


The high school football season has reached the next to last Friday night of the regular season.
Tomorrow night marks week number 10, and here's where our crews will be hanging out.
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SP-Express


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=ST5-24
GRAPHIC=express/checkers


The Roanoke Express welcomes the Charlotte Checkers to town tomorrow night, but today they welcomed three new faces to the Roundhouse.
Steve Mason has more on the trio's arrival and what these players might mean to the team.
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SUPER=01-Frank Anzalone/Express Head Coach; :44
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P-kicker


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#NET-C
GRAPHIC=HAPPY HALLOWEEN


Appropriately enough, this Halloween....the U.S. Postal Service unveiled a new set of postage stamps.
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SUPER=03-Orlando, FL; :


Universal Classic Movie Monsters.
The new commemorative stamps feature Hollywood's most monsterous characters-- still skulking on the silver screen.
The stamps also honor the movie stars who portrayed these characters.
Joining in the celebration were the descendants of Bela Lugosi-- better known as Dracula--
And Boris Karloff, renowned for his Mummy and Frankenstein roles.
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ANCHOR=Connie


That's it for NEWS-7 Primetime. See you tomorrow Goodnight. close/id SUPER=#4037