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HEADLINES

ANCHOR=Melanie
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VO-NAT


A woman who says she was fired from her job because she was pregnant takes her discrimination case to the state Supreme Court.
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And president Clinton addresses the issue of Campaign finance reform on the heels of Republican charges he took foreign campaign contributions.

P-Bailey


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#596-28
GRAPHIC=va supreme court


One woman is putting Virginia's discrimination law to the test.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Lisa 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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VO-NAT


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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election


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


Bob Dole today kicks off what's been called a "Nonstop Victory Tour."
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VO-NAT
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4:11;58
The Republican presidential challenger is vowing to campaign virtually nonstop through more than a dozen states between now and Election Day.
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4:13:51
Meantime, President Clinton continues to campaign in California today.
Last night he used the Halloween holiday to take a shot at Dole.
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4:14 (( I WANT TO TAKE OFF A MASK OR TWO MYSELF...YESTERDAY WE FOUND OUT THAT THE ECONOMY WAS GRING ABWT PERCENT A YEAR, INCOMES WERE FIVE PERCENT A AFTER INFLATKON, AFTGR!BEIOG STCGNANT FOR TEN YEARS, PEOPLE ARE ACTUARY GETTING PAID FOR THE WORK THEY ARE DOING AGAIN. MY OPPONENT SAID THAT WE HAD THE WORST ECONOMY IN TWENTY YEARS...I GOT NEWS FOR HIM, THE WORST ECONOMY CALIFORNIA HAD IN TWENTY YEARS WAS WHEN I GOT ELECTED PRESIDENT. ))
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VO-NAT
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4:15:57
Today in Santa Barbara the President plans to give a speech on campaign finance reform.
Republicans have accused Clinton's White House of trading influence for foreign campaign contributions.
Mr. Clinton is not expected to answer the allegations directly.
Instead, he'll propose reforms so that parties would not need to raise so much cash.
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GM


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=gm


In Detroit today, contract talks resume between General Motors and the United Auto workers, amid reports of more plant closings.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Detroit, MI/File Tape;


Negotiators met for 32 straight hours before recessing last night without reaching an agreement.
A G-M source says the walkout at an Indianapolis metal-stamping plant may have further impact today.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=hold


A truck assembly plant in Fort Wayne, Indiana, was shut down Wednesday because of a parts shortage due to the Indianapolis walkout.
The source says three plants in Ohio, Louisiana and New Jersey may also have to close.

VA-Water


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


The Chesapeake Bay Foundation has issued a report challenging a state finding on clean water.
The Department of Environmental Quality said 95 percent of Virginia's 29-thousand miles of monitored waterways meet clean water standards.
But the environmental group said the state does not monitor 40 percent of its waters.
A foundation report said Virginia waterways remain at risk from pollution. It said 65 percent of the river miles monitored by the D-E-Q fail to fully support the U-S Clean Water Act's goal of "fishable" and "swimmable" waters.

Fatal-Ax


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#96-86
GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident


Authorities had a hard time finding an accident yesterday that left one man dead.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


State police say a truck ran off the exit ramp at Orange Avenue and Interstate- 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 did not see it the first time around. Only after checking a few minutes later, did they find it.
State police say it appears Brant suffered a fatal heart attack just before the accident.
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Justice-House


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-83
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


Ownership of Roanoke's Justice House may be decided after a year-long dispute.
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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.
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Yesterday 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.
None-the-less, Hayden thought he left Justice House in the hands of Roanoke Area Ministries.
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SOT 12:14:44
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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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VO-NAT


An ownership decision is expected in a few weeks.
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Legionnaires


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-81
GRAPHIC=Legionnaires


The outbreak of Legionnaires Disease in the New River Valley has some people worried, but there are precautions people can take at home.
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VO-NAT


Common household sources of the Legionella bacteria include humidifiers and humidification systems connected with central air-conditioners.
Even hot water heaters offer a breeding ground.
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((DR. JODY HERSHEY/NEW RIVER HEALTH DIST. DIR.: 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.SOT 23:32:03HUMIDIFICATION 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


Hershey stresses those most at risk are middle-aged to older men who are heavy drinkers or smokers, and people with chronic illnesses.
The number of confirmed Legionnaires cases stands at 13.
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2-Headlines
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ANCHOR=Melanie


Here's a look at today's top stories.
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Talk show host Jenny Jones takes the stand in the trial that's been dubbed the talk show murder.
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VO-NAT


The presidential election is still up for grabs in Virginia, but a new poll suggests Virginia's Senate race may not be so close.
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VO-NAT


A Roanoke woman is taking her case to Richmond.
She's putting Virginia's discrimination laws to the test.
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And that's what's making news on this Friday, November 1st.

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campaign


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


Starting today, Bob Dole vows to go virtually non-stop until Election Day.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA;

4:11;58
The Republican presidential challenger says he will make stops in more than a dozen states between now and November 5th.
SUPER=03-Oakland, CA;

4:13:51
Meantime, President Clinton continues to campaign in California today.
Last night he used the Halloween holiday to take a shot at Dole.
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4:14 (( I WANT TO TAKE OFF A MASK OR TWO MYSELF...YESTERDAY WE FOUND OUT THAT THE ECONOMY WAS GRING ABWT PERCENT A YEAR, INCOMES WERE FIVE PERCENT A AFTER INFLATKON, AFTGR!BEIOG STCGNANT FOR TEN YEARS, PEOPLE ARE ACTUARY GETTING PAID FOR THE WORK THEY ARE DOING AGAIN. MY OPPONENT SAID THAT WE HAD THE WORST ECONOMY IN TWENTY YEARS...I GOT NEWS FOR HIM, THE WORST ECONOMY CALIFORNIA HAD IN TWENTY YEARS WAS WHEN I GOT ELECTED PRESIDENT. ))
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Santa Barbara, CA;

4:15:57
Today in Santa Barbara the President plans to give a speech on campaign finance reform.
Republicans have accused Clinton's White House of trading influence for foreign campaign contributions.
Mr. Clinton is not expected to answer the allegations directly.
Instead, he'll propose reforms so that parties would not need to raise so much cash.
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Mason-Dixon


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-77
GRAPHIC=News 7 Poll


John Warner still has a firm lead, numbering in double digits in the latest Senate race poll numbers.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


But he's NOT playing the role quietly.
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SOT 14:06:56
IN Q=If he

((SEN. JOHN WARNER: IF HE THROWS HIS MONEY AROUND LIKE THIS IN A CAMPAIGN. WHAT WOULD HE DO WITH YOUR HARD-EARNED TAX DOLLARS IF HE EVER GOT TO WASHINGTON IN ANY POSITION? HE'S NOT GOING TO MAKE IT TO THE SENATE. BUT I GUESS HE'S HELL BENT ON TRYING TO DO SOMETHING, SOMEWHERE, SOMETIME.))
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That's about Mark Warner's nine million dollar personal contribution to his own campaign.
John Warner appeared yesterday with Governor George Allen to comment on the NEWS 7-Mason Dixon poll numbers.
The numbers show the Republican with 52-percent support, Democrat Mark Warner with 37-percent, and 11-percent still undecided.
Mark Warner's campaign said yesterday its internal poll numbers show a much tighter race.
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SOT 14:05:32
IN Q=Well I

((SEN. JOHN WARNER: WELL I THINK HE BETTER BUY MASON DIXON. I MEAN HE'S OUT TRYING TO BUY EVERYTHING ELSE...14:05:49 WHAT ELSE CAN THE MAN SAY? IT'S HALLOWEEN, AND THIS IS HIS IDEA OF A TRICK-OR-TREAT.))
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A spokesman for Mark Warner says his candidate is a businessman who understands the value of a dollar -- NOT a career politician. Take Fullscreen Home Page Address- 4410
The Mason Dixon poll results can be found on W-D-B-J's home page--the address is W-W-W dot W-D-B-J 7 dot com.

Christian-Coalition


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=campaign 96


The Christian Coalition's voter guide for Virginia's U-S Senate race will go out Sunday.
And it's a lot friendlier to Senator John Warner than the group's guide that was distributed before the G-O-P primary this spring.
The Chesapeake-based coalition showed Warner on its side on only two of ten issues then, when founder Pat Robertson was supporting Warner's primary opponent.
In the new guide, Warner agrees with five of six coalition positions. Even the incumbent's campaign is mystified.

Jenny-Jones


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


In Pontiac, Michigan testimony resumes this morning in the trial dubbed the talk show murder.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pontiac, MI;


Yesterday talk show host Jenny Jones testified.
She denied misleading the public about the topic of the taped show that lead to murder.
The producers invited John Schmitz to appear on the program back in March of 19-95, for a show about secret crushes.
Schmitz found out on the show, that his secret admirer was a man.
Three days later Scmitz shot and killed his admirer.
Schmitz admits he pulled the trigger.
But his lawyers argue he was humiliated utterly embarrassed and because of psychological problems, is not guilty of premeditated murder.
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Simpson


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


Former Detective Tom Lange will be back on the witness stand today for more cross-examination in the O-J Simpson wrongful death trial.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Santa Monica, CA;


Yesterday he narrated a grisly slide show of the murder scene.
One alternate juror was taken to the hospital after suffering from stress and high blood pressure.
He has been excused from further duty.
Tensions stretched beyond the jury box.
After court recessed, Simpson and plaintiff Fred Goldman got into a shouting match when Goldman accused Simpson of staring at him in court.
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kevorkian


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


Dr. Jack Kevorkian is free on bond this morning after being arraigned on new charges.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pontiac, MI;

4;08:18
A prosecutor in Pontiac, Michigan, has charged Kevorkian with assisting in three suicides since June.
If convicted, Kevorkian could face five years in prison for each charge.
Kevorkian also faces 16 related counts, including conspiracy, presenting himself as a physician while engaging in unlawful conduct, possessing a controlled substance, and removing bodies without permission of the medical examiner.
Kevorkian has acknowledged being present at 44 deaths since 19-90.
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Saudi-arabia


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


Saudi Arabia reportedly is holding a suspect in connection with the deadly truck-bombing of a U-S military housing complex last June.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


"The Washington Post" reports Saudi officials believe the man in custody drove the truck loaded with explosives that was blew up at the complex in Dhahran (dah-HRAHN').
The paper also quotes sources as saying the Saudi government has evidence implicating Iran as the instigator of the attack.
And the Saudis think Syria had advanced knowledge of the bombing.
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3-Sports


ANCHOR=melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=lba
TAPE#=sports cut in
GRAPHIC=NONE


The volleyball action was hot and heavy last night at Cave Spring High School
Mike Stevens has details of the tournament championship. Good Morning Mike.
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Bailey


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-85
GRAPHIC=va supreme court


A Roanoke woman says she was fired because she had a baby- Now she's putting Virginia's sexual discrimination laws to the test.
Lisa Bailey took her case to the Virginia Supreme Court yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Bailey lost her job in 19-94 at Cloverdale's Scott-Gallaher Incorporated equipment rental company.
She says she missed 11 weeks of work during her pregnancy on doctor's orders.
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SOTN 11:48:02
IN Q=And I said

((AND I SAID, YOU KNOW, WHEN DO YOU WANT ME TO COME BACK TO WORK? SHOULD I COME BACK TO WORK ON A MONDAY? SHOULD I COME BACK WHEN THE PAY PERIOD STARTS? AND HE BASICALLY TOLD ME THAT I DID NOT HAVE A JOB ANY LONGER, THAT I WAS NO LONGER DEPENDABLE BECAUSE I HAD A CHILD. THAT IF MY DAUGHTER WAS TO GET SICK HE WOULD HAVE TO LET ME LEAVE AND HE NEEDED SOMEBODY MORE DEPENDABLE TO DO THE JOB. AND THAT MY PLACE WAS AT HOME.))
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VO-NAT


The company denies her allegations.
But the Virginia Supreme Court heard arguments yesterday on whether anti-discrimination laws apply -- NOT the merits of Bailey's case.
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SOT 11:53:27
IN Q=We have

((CLINTON MORSE/SCOTT-GALLAHER, INC. ATTORNEY: WE HAVE TO GO BY THE LAWS AS DRAFTED BY OUR LEGISLATURE. IT'S NOT THAT I'M AGAINST WOMEN BEING PROTECTED WITH RESPECT TO PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH. IT'S JUST THAT YOU HAVE TO TAKE THE LAWS AS THEY'RE CURRENTLY WRITTEN.))
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VO-NAT


A decision is expected in several weeks.
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DARE


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-78
GRAPHIC=Education


Anti-drug education in elementary schools could suffer a setback in Halifax County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Halifax Co.;


The Sheriff's department's been notified it will no longer receive an annual nine-thousand dollars in federal funding to support its DARE program.
Deputy Danny Martin will continue teaching DARE to fifth grade students.
But children in kindergarten through fourth grade will no longer take part because the Sheriff's department can not afford to pay a part time deputy to help out.
DARE supporters are concerned fifth grade is too long to wait to get children exposed to the message.
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SOT
IN Q=By the

((JEFF OAKES/HALIFAX CO. SHERIFF:BY THE TIME A YOUNG PERSON IS IN THE FIFTH GRADE THEY'VE ALREADY MAD SOME JUDGEMENTS OF THEIR OWN AND THEY'RE REALLY A LITTLE PERSON AND FULLY FUNCTIONAL AND THEY HAVE THEIR OPINIONS AND WE'RE NOT ABLE TO INFLUENCE THEM AND CHANGE SOME OF THOSE OPINIONS. ))
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VO-NAT


Halifax County apparently lost its funding because officials said the program was not growing.
Sheriff Oakes disagrees and says he'll lobby local officials for financial help, next year.
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Jordan


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=jmo
TAPE#96-87
GRAPHIC=NONE


Downtown Roanoke was packed last night with thousands of people.
That's where Montell Jordan and several other acts performed in an alcohol free event open to both children and adults.
Jay Moore has the story.
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SUPER=07-Montell Jordan; :31
SUPER=07-Terry Lewis; :47
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(( Most people know him by his first single "This is How We Do It."
Montell Jordan not only packed the area around the First Union Tower, but people were also standing in the street.
The six- foot, eight inch performer attributes his success to Roanoke and Lynchburg radio stations.
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SOT 5:18:49
IN Q=A lot of places

((MONTELL JORDAN: A LOT OF PLACES IN VIRGINIA WERE THE FIRST TO START PLAYING MY RECORDS WHEN THE REST OF THE NATION NEW YORK, LOS ANGELES WERE SLOWLY GETTING ON BOARD. I HAD STATIONS THAT 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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Fans of all ages attended...all looking to have a good time.
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((TERRY LEWIS: FOR ONE, IT BRINGS EVERYBODY TOGETHER. THERE IS NO RACE BARRIERS. ALL THE ADULTS GET TO MINGLE WITH THE CHILDREN WE JUST HAVE A BALL. ))
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Jordan says he likes performing for events like this because it offers a good environment for children.
He accepts the fact he has a lot of influence over kids because of his popularity.
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SOT 5:20:02
IN Q=I know it's not

((JORDAN: I KNOW IT'S NOT OUR JOB TO TRY TO RAISE SOMEONE'S FAMILY OR RAISE THEIR KIDS BUT I THINK WE'RE VERY INFLUENTIAL) PEOPLE AND TAKE RESPONSIBILITY WHEN WE CAN.)
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Jordan has just released his second album.
And while music is a big part of his life now..he hopes to put it on the backburner one day to fulfil his aspiration of going to law school.
Jay Moore News 7 Roanoke.))

4-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lba
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Philadelphia erased a three-goal deficit and topped Tampa Bay 4-to-3.
For all of last night's ice hockey scores, let's check the boards.
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