12:00-01

NOON-HEADLINES

TALENT=Melanie
SS=None
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Searchers continue to pull bodies from the charred remains of a jetliner and the apartment building it crashed into.
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And a cigarette may be to blame for a fatal house fire in Roanoke.
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TALENT=Patrick
SS=None


Halloween weather promises more treats than tricks this year, with sunshine today, and a rain-free night for all those little ghouls and boys hunting for candy. Stay tuned for weather and the latest sports.
ANCHOR=Melanie


News 7 at Noon is next, stay with us.

Brazil-Crash


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=plane crash


A passenger jetliner crashed this morning in a residential area in Brazil killing all 95 people on board and at least three people on the ground.
The death toll is expected to rise as firefighters search homes and apartments that were set on fire.
Liz Mullen reports.
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SUPER=03-Sao Paulo, Brazil; :00
SUPER=01-Sonia Valadares/Airport Spokesperson;
SUPER=01-Liz Mullin/Reporting;
RUNS=1:20
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TAM AIRLINES FLIGHT 402 LEFT SAO PAULO BOUND FOR RIO De JANIERO AT 8:20 THIS MORNING. SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF IN CLEAR SUNNY WEATHER... IT RAN INTO TROUBLE. A CIVIL DEFENSE SPOKESPERSON SAID THE JET FAILED TO GAIN ALTITUDE AND CRASHED INTO A RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBORHOOD IN SOUTHWEST SAO PAOLO. A SPOKESPERSON FOR THE AIRPORT SAYS THEY ARE DOING ALL THEY CAN.

NATSOT IN SPANISH OF SONIA VALADARES/AIRPORT SPOKESPERSON/(TRANSLATED)

THE SITUATION IS REALLY SAD...AND WE ARE WORRIED FOR THE FAMILY MEMBERS ..TO WHO WE ARE PROVIDING ALL THE ASSISTANCE THEY NEED. FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO GO TO SAO PAULO..WE ARE MAKING ALL THE ARRANGEMENTS..FAMILY MEMBERS ARE BEING ACCOMPANIED BY OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS AND ALSO BY NURSES AND COUNSELORS.

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FIREMEN HAVE BLOCKED OFF THE CRASH SITE...WHERE HOMES LINE NARROW WINDING STREETS. THE DEATH TOLL IS EXPECTED TO RISE AS RESCUE WORKERS COMB THROUGH THE DENSELY POPULATED AREA. SOME PEOPLE WHO HEARD THE JETLINER...ESCAPED BEFORE THE JET CRASHED.

NATSOT SPANISH FIRST//WOMAN
(SHE SAYS)....I WAS IN MY HOUSE WHEN I SAW A BALL OF FLAME. I GOT SCARED

...IMMEDIATELY I GOT OUT OF MY HOUSE..BECAUSE I DIDN'T KNOW WHERE THE PLANE WAS GOING TO LAND.

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THE JET LINER CRASHED INTO AN APARTMENT BUILDING AND 10 HOUSES..BEFORE IT BURST INTO FLAMES. A CAUSE OF THE CRASH HAS NOT BEEN DETERMINED. LIZ MULLEN CBS NEWS NEW YORK.))

Fatal-Fire


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#96-93
GRAPHIC=Fatal Fire


A house fire took the life of a Roanoke man died yesterday when his Garden City home caught fire.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The blaze broke out around 4- 30 in the afternoon.
David Hurt was found in the kitchen near a window.
Authorities say he may have tried to escape.
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SOT 17:40:44
IN Q=some three or four

((T.W. TYREE/ROANOKE CITY DISTRICT FIRE CHIEF: SOME THREE OR FOUR MINUTES AFTER THAT, WE GOT THE FIRE KNOCKED DOWN UNDER CONTROL, AND WE DID A SECONDARY SEARCH AND WE DIDN'T LOCATE ANYONE ELSE. ))
SUPER=01-T.W. Tyree/Roanoke District Fire Chief;
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OUT Q=didn't locate anyone else
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VO-NAT


Tyree says the 60- year- old man apparently died of smoke inhalation.
Meanwhile, those who knew him say Hurt was a quiet man who stayed close to home.
Charles Stanley says he often helped Hurt run errands.
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SOT 17:56:18
IN Q=I saw him yesterday.

((CHARLES STANLEY/NEIGHBOR: I SAW HIM YESTERDAY. HE WANTED TO GO TO THE GROCERY STORE AND BUY HALLOWEEN CANDY AND A FEW THINGS FOR THE KIDS FOR THE UPCOMING HALLOWEEN NIGHT. ))
SUPER=01-Charles Stanley/Neighbor;
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OUT Q=upcoming Halloween night
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VO-NAT


Officials are still investigating what caused the fire, but believe Hurt may have fallen asleep with a cigarette.
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E-Coli


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE# net (from MORNIN PKG)
GRAPHIC=none


Tainted fruit juice is being blamed for an E. Coli (EE KOH'-ly) outbreak in western Washington state.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Half Moon Bay, CA;


Ten cases have been linked to Apple juice made by Odwalla, a company based in California.
E. Coli is usually associated with cattle, so the company can only speculate how the bacteria might have gotten into its products.
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14:32:17 ((FRESH FRUIT IN PRODUCE THAT MAY BE ANYWHERE NEAR CATTLE MANURE IS SUBJECT TO THAT RISK AS FAR AS WE UNDERSTAND. ))
SUPER=01-Greg Steltenpohl/Odwalla Chairman;
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OUT Q=AS FAR AS WE UNDERSTAND.
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VO-NAT


People infected with E. coli often develop abdominal cramps, severe diarrhea or liver problems. 15:13
The same bug killed three children and sickened hundreds in Washington in early 19-93.
That outbreak was traced to undercooked hamburgers.
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Legionnaires'


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=cst
TAPE#96-94
GRAPHIC=Legionnaires


Two more cases of "Legionnaires' Disease" have popped up in the New River Valley.
So don't be surprised if you see health officials out investigating public places.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Radford; :


The new cases bring, the total number of patients to 13.
These latest patients had already been treated for pneumonia-- they just underwent more testing BECAUSE of the outbreak.
Officials from the Centers for Disease Control, and State and local health officials are helping in the effort to track down the source of the legionnella bacteria.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


They're checking out any place where they might find water sprays-- a tall order that will include any public place with a drinking fountain.

Chase-Shooting


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#96-79
GRAPHIC=NONE


The man who led police on a chase and then held them at a standoff early Monday morning apparently shot and killed his wife before putting her body in his trunk.
The medical examiner yesterday confirmed Tammy Scearce was shot four times in the head and chest.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co./Monday;


Authorities chased Wilbur Scearce to question him concerning the whereabouts of his wife.
The 35- year- old man led them from Danville to his home in Ringgold.
Police negotiated with Scearce for hours before he apparently committed suicide.
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GULF-WAR


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


There are new allegations of a cover-up involving chemical weapons in the Gulf War.
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VO-NAT


A former C-I-A analyst says secret documents show Iraq attacked U-S forces with chemical weapons and that the U-S knew about it but never said anything.
C-I-A officials say Iraq never used its chemical weapons.
Many veterans blame exposure to chemical weapons for causing so-called Gulf War syndrome.
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ANCHOR=Melanie


The New York Times reports today that those so called secret documents may end up on the Internet.

ZAIRE


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


Fighting in eastern Zaire is on the verge of becoming another humanitarian catastrophe like the 19-94 civil war in neighboring Rwanda.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Eastern Zaire;

10:09:08
The fighting is between government troops and rebels.
Zaire is also now home to some 700 thousand Hutsis refugees who lost the Rwandan war to the Tutsis.
The U-N says the fighting has sent tens of thousands of them fleeing into the bush and threatens the main food base for the refugee camps.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Melanie


Election day is less than a week away.
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VO-NAT


WE continue our coverage of Virginia's senate race with Part one of a profile on Senate Challenger Mark Warner.
But first let's check in with Patrick.
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Talent=Patrick

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campaign


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


More evidence today that the economy is cooling off.
Consumer spending nudged up just one-tenth of one percent last month, the slowest pace in three months.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Tampa, FL;


Bob Dole, with the help of former President Bush, has wasted no time in attacking the president with the economic news.
At a rally today in Florida Mr. Bush said his administration handed Bill Clinton a strong economy, only to see growth become slower and slower.
SUPER=03-Denver, CO/Yesterday;


President Clinton today continues to campaign out West.
New polls in California show him holding an 18 point lead over Dole in the electoral- vote rich state.
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Mason-Dixon


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=News 7 Poll


Virginia's 11 electoral votes in the Presidential race are still up for grabs.
The latest NEWS 7 poll conducted by Mason-Dixon Research shows Republican Bob Dole with 45-percent of those polled, to Bill Clinton's 42-percent. Ross Perot had five percent.
Eight percent of Virginia voters were still UNdecided as of last week.
Dole's 3-point lead in Virginia is within the poll's margin of error. So the Commonwealth could go either way on Election Day.

1-Mark-Warner


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-82
GRAPHIC=Mark Warner


Mark Warner is confident he will defy odds on election day, despite trailing in the poles.
Today, Joe Dashiell begins our profile of the challenger- as Mark Warner takes issue with the prevailing view of his campaign.
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((WHAT THE PRESS HAS WRITTEN ABOUT THIS CAMPAIGN IS MARK WARNER'S PUT A LOT OF MONEY INTO IT AND HE'S BEHIND.))
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OUT Q=and he's behind.


If the frustration shows, Warner says, it's because the coverage of his campaign has missed the mark.
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SOT 10:39:01
IN Q=And i think come November fifth

((AND I THINK COME NOVEMBER FIFTH, WE'RE GOING TO SEE A LOT OF THESE PRESS FOLKS WITH EGG ON THEIR FACE. AND THAT WILL BE A HAPPY NIGHT FOR ME.))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=happy night for me.


The Mark Warner of the television ad wars is a family man, the father of three young daughters, the first member of his family to graduate from college, a businessman who built his fortune by dialing in to the early days of the cellular telephone industry.
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IN Q=Worked with a series of big companies

((WORKED WITH A SERIES OF BIG COMPANIES AND THEN WENT OUT ON MY OWN AND HAVE BUILT THREE PUBLIC COMPANIES AND TEN PRIVATE COMPANIES. I'VE WORKED HARD, BUT I'VE ALSO BEEN BLESSED AND LUCKY.))
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OUT Q=blessed and lucky.


And while his opponent has argued that Mark Warner used political connections to make his fortune, the democrat challenger makes no apologies for the way he accumulated his wealth, or the millions he has spent on his own campaign.
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SOT
IN Q=I have made an investment

((I HAVE MADE AN INVESTMENT IN MY CAMPAIGN, BUT I'VE GOT TO TELL YOU JOE, I HAVE YET TO HAVE THE FIRST VOTER COME UP TO ME AND SAY MARK I WISH YOU'D TAKE THAT SPECIAL INTEREST MONEY INSTEAD OF PUTTING YOUR OWN MONEY IN.))
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OUT Q=putting your own money in.


No one lost his head last week, when Mark Warner posed for photographers with former Governor Doug Wilder and Senator Chuck Robb.
It's a familiar position for the former democratic state chairman who refereed many of their private and public squabbles.
His political connections paved the way to the nomination, even as Leslie Byrne, the only woman to represent Virginia in Congress, challenged him for the party's nod.
But Warner says he's not a political insider with a personal agenda.
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SOT 10:33:51
IN Q=Have I worked

((MARK WARNER/D- SENATE CANDIDATE: HAVE I WORKED ON CAPITOL HILL. SURE. WHEN I WAS IN COLLEGE, ABSOLUTELY. HAVE I BEEN INVOLVED IN POLITICS AS PART OF MY COMMUNITY SERVICE, ABSOLUTELY. THIS IS MY FIRST TIME THOUGH TO MAKE A RUN AT ELECTIVE OFFICE AND I WOULDN'T BE DOING IT IF I DIDN'T FEEL I COULD GIVE SOMETHING BACK.))
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OUT Q=give something back.


We'll hear how he plans to give something back when we consider the second part of our profile on Mark Warner.
Joe Dashiell News 7))
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SOFT MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Melanie


Later on in the newscast,
A Police department in Missouri has an innovative way of looking for new recruits.
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VO-NAT


And,
An archeological dig carries on in the shadow of new construction in Botetourt County.
Stay with us.
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Weddington


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=eea
TAPE# 96-86
GRAPHIC=None


Elementary school age children are getting high by breathing fumes from aerosol cans.
A Botetourt County mother says it's got to stop.
She lost her son last week. Eric Earnhart talked to her.
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IN Q=Kathryn Weddington knew
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Kathryn Weddington/Victim's Mother; :18
SUPER=@Eric2; :35
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OUT Q=E.E. News 7


(( Kathryn Weddington knew her son was in trouble. 16 year old Brian Mitchell had admitted he'd been "huffing"... getting high off aerosol cans for the last year. He was sick, scared, and finally ready for help.
He talked to his family about it last Monday night.

SOT 12:20:42
IN Q=it was a wonderful

((KATHRYN WEDDINGTON/VICTIM'S MOTHER; IT WAS A WONDERFUL EVENING. WE HAD A WONDERFUL TALK WITH HIM, HE KNEW HE WAS ABOUT TO START REHAB, HE KNEW HE HAD TO CHANGE. HE WAS ACTUALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO IT.))
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OUT Q=looking forward to it



Brian didn't know he was about to die. Driven by his addiction, which aerosols couldn't satisfy anymore. He had swallowed a small amount of antifreeze. Drug counselors say some some teens believe it'll get them high. Brian lapsed into a coma and died.
His mother says the inhalants, from things like aerosol cans and butane lighters, started the process that led to his death.

SOT 12:23:43
IN Q=kids need to know

((KATHRYN WEDDINGTON/VICTIM'S MOTHER; KIDS NEED TO KNOW THAT IT'S TOXINS, IT'S POISON THAT IS AFFECTING THEM. IT'S NOT A NATURAL ORGANIC THING THAT THEY'RE GETTING HIGH ON... IT'S POISON. ))
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OUT Q=it's poison



Inhalant abuse is tough to spot... On their own the symptoms don't stand out... they include:
slurred speech headaches involuntary eye movement impaired attention loss of appetite -and- poor balance and coordination.

Parents can also watch for these signs that abuse is going on.
Aerosol cans that aren't empty, but have no propellant left in them. Aerosol cans with the nozzles removed. Rags and paper bags with aerosol residue.

SOT 12:25:26
IN Q=there are many

((KATHRYN WEDDINGTON/VICTIM'S MOTHER; THERE ARE MANY MANY SIGNS, AND YOU CAN KIND OF WRITE THEM OFF TO SOMETHING ELSE, BUT CONSIDER THE SIGNS PUT TOGETHER AND IT'LL MAKE SENSE.))
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OUT Q=it'll make sense



Armed with the bittersweet gift of hindsight, Weddington wants to warn other parents and children about the danger.
Hoping Brian's loss can help save someone else's son or daughter.
Eric Earnhart, News 7))

Halloween-Suit


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=lawsuit


A 24- year- old woman is suing Roanoke's Dixie Caverns for an accident that happened at its Halloween attraction two years ago.
Each year Dixie Caverns converts its natural cavern into a Haunted Cave.
Elizabeth Pamplin says she suffered serious and painful injuries when she was hit by a plastic ax that was supposed to swing down AFTER visitors passed by.
Pamplin is seeking 50-thousand dollars.

Buchanan-Dig


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-83
GRAPHIC=NONE


The Virginia Department of Historic Resources is trying to preserve a piece of American history.
They are working on an old Native American Village that once thrived on a Botetourt County site.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


For the past week, the group's been involved in an archeological dig in Buchanan.... near the FUTURE home of the Virginia Forge plant.
The team's already found a series of refuse pits... plus a number of artifacts... including pottery pieces and arrow heads.
Expedition leaders also believe the village might have served as an Indian burial ground.
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IN Q=11:21:42

((TOM KLATKA/VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF HISTORIC RESOURCES: BASED ON RESEARCH AT OTHER SITES, WE DO KNOW THAT NATIVE AMERICANS BURIED THEIR DEAD WITHIN THE VILLAGE ITSELF-- USUALLY RIGHT OUTSIDE THE HOUSES. AND SO IT'S CONCEIVABLE THAT IN THIS VILLAGE ITSELF, THERE WOULD BE A NUMBER OF BURIALS... BUT WE HAVEN'T FOUND ANY YET.))
SUPER=01-Tom Klatka/Va. Dept. of Historic Resources;
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OUT Q=any yet
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Tom Klatka says the main objective is to map out the boundaries of the village.
Virginia Forge now owns the land... but has promised to avoid any construction on the site.
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Stocks


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=stocks


On Wall Street at Noon, the Dow was UP 10 points.
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SPORTS MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Melanie


When we return--
All the sports news of the day...
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VO-NAT


Including-- the Cancellation of Tommy Morrison's comeback fight. It seems his opponent is wanted by the police.
Stick around.
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Express


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-16
GRAPHIC=EXPRESS/HAMPTON


The Roanoke Express was in Norfolk last night at the Scope looking to get a win against Hampton Roads.
Those prospects looked mighty bleak
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Roanoke; ;00


considering that Jeff Jablonski, who had two assists Tuesday night against South Carolina did not even make the trip.
But Eric Landry had the game of his young Express career as Roanoke whips the Admirals 6-to-3.
Frank Anzalone's boys will be back in the Roundhouse Friday hosting the Checkers.
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Raymer


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#RS96-1
GRAPHIC=REDSKINS


Tuesday's traffic accident in Colonial Beach will keep a couple of Redskins on the sideline for a while.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Washington DC; :00

Center Cory Raymer, wearing number 52, will miss four to six weeks with injuries suffered in wreck that was caused by an 80 year old man driving on the wrong side of the road.
Raymer has a bruised kidney, sprained shoulder and fractured Vertebrae.
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ANCHOR=Patrick
SS=skins


He likely will be out six weeks. Reserve guard Brian Thure has badly bruised knees, ankles and ribs.

Panthers


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#fb96-2
GRAPHIC=PANTHERS


The Carolina Panthers will also be without their starting center for the next four weeks, but for entirely different reasons.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC; :00


The team's general manager confirmed yesterday that Curtis Whitley has been suspended for alcohol-related problems, and is being treated for the illness.
The suspension is in accordance with the league's policy of drugs and alcohol.
He can return on November 25th, but will miss four games.
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Morrison


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-20
GRAPHIC=BOXING


If Tommy Morrison's scheduled fight in Tokyo this weekend take place it will be a small miracle.
Anthony Cooks was supposed to fight Tommy in Tokyo this weekend, but yesterday officials found out he's wanted by police in Oklahoma.
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SOT
IN Q="He's just...

((TOMMY MORRISON/HEAVYWEIGHT BOXER:))
SUPER=01-Tommy Morrison/Heavyweight Boxer; :00
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=...HAS HAPPENED."
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VO-NAT CON'T


Cooks has been replaced by 24- year- old Marcus Rhodes who is 15 and 1 as a pro.
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MO-POLICE


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


The police in Springfield, Missouri are looking for a few good men -- and women.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Springfield, MO;


They've turned their police cars into rolling "want-ads" in their search for new recruits.
If this works they might consider putting "wanted" posters on their cars, to find criminals.
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