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7Tech-Brawl

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-85
GRAPHIC=Virginia Tech


Members of the Virginia Tech football team will have to tackle some off the field problems in the coming weeks.
A Montgomery County grand jury indicted eight players and one former player yesterday on criminal charges.
Tracy Altizer reports.
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IN Q=A visibly upset
SUPER=03-Blacksburg;
SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Va. Tech Football Coach; :17
SUPER=01-Lt. Bruce Bradbury/Blacksburg Police; :56
SUPER=01-Dave Braine/Va. Tech Athletic Director; 1:13
SUPER=@Tracy1; 1:25
RUNS=1:34
OUT Q=News 7, Blacksburg.



7Central-Races


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-82
GRAPHIC=Election96


Cambpell County business owners are toasting the passage of a mixed drinks referendum.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Campbell Co./Tuesday;


Voters there passed the measure by a 5 to 1 margin Tuesday.
The new law will allow restaurants to serve mixed alcoholic drinks in addition to wine and beer.
Supporters say they were tired of losing business to restaurants in neighboring Lynchburg.
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SOT 18:53:03
IN Q=People tell me

((JEANN STANLEY/RESTAURANT OWNER: PEOPLE TELL ME ALL THE TIME, `WELL, JEANNE WE HEAD ON INTO LYNCHBURG BECAUSE SO AND SO LIKE A DRINK BEFORE A MEAL'. AND IT MIGHT BE ONLY ONE PERSON IN THAT PARTY OF FOUR THAT WANTS THE DRINK, THE REST OF THEM WOULD BE HAPPY WITH THE WINE OR THE BEER.))
SUPER=01-Jeanne Stanley/Restaurant Owner; :00
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=wine or the beer.
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VO-NAT


Meanwhile in Bedford County, college administrator Robert Bashore
(BAY-shore) won a tight race for the District Four supervisor's seat.


Bashore edged out businessman John White by about 130 votes in the special election to replace Wayne Newcomb.
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7Abused-Woman


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=eea
TAPE# 96-77
GRAPHIC=NONE


A North Carolina woman is letting her feet do the talking.
She's walking to New York to raise awareness of domestic abuse.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Michelle Buisch stopped in Roanoke yesterday.
She says she moved to North Carolina from New York, to escape an abusive relationship.
But she could not make it back to New York for a court hearing, and lost custody of her two children.
She's hoping her walk will help convince the judge how much she wants them back.
Buisch is asking people to let her know she's not alone, by walking with her.
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SOT 11:02:57
IN Q=there have been

((MICHELLE BUISCH/THERE HAVE BEEN SO MANY PEOPLE THAT HAVE TOLD ME, IF THERE'S ANYTHING I CAN DO TO HELP JUST LET MY KNOW. WELL I'M LETTING YOU KNOW. I DON'T WANT YOUR MONEY, I JUST WANT YOUR SUPPORT ))
SUPER=07-Michelle Buisch
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=want your support
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


Buisch will continue her walk this morning, leaving the Turning Point shelter at eight.


7WEATHER


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Turning now to the weather forecast,
We are expecting a warm day today. Highs should be around 70. Showers will move through late tonight, with lows around 60. 7BIRTHDAYS! 11/8/96
Friday:

SUPER=130-5/Jordan Dooley/Thaxton;



SUPER=130-38/Peter Winters/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-2/Nicole Wade/Altavista;



SUPER=130-3/Dakota Hoback/Blacksburg;



(Twins)
SUPER=130-2/Devan & Summer Austin/Goodview;



SUPER=130-6/Myia Cook/Vinton;



SUPER=130-7/Shuron Dixon/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-3/Kaleb Ferguson/Rocky Mount;



SUPER=130-12/Briana Scott/Martinsville;



SUPER=130-/Summer Moran/Buena Vista;



SUPER=130-1/Kelsey Angell/Boones Mill;



SUPER=130-10/Will White/Dublin;


Saturday:

SUPER=130-2/Vantrae' Cook/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-8/Rae Allen/Rocky Mount;



SUPER=130-45/Billy Fitzgerald/Roanoke;



(Anniversary)
SUPER=130-50th/Herman & Clara Law/Rocky Mount;



SUPER=130-1/Megan Mullins/Christiansburg;



SUPER=130-2/Hanah Adams/Morganton NC;



SUPER=130-6/Orville Gregory IV/Appomattox;



SUPER=130-/Casey Graves/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-30/John Hungate/Blacksburg;



SUPER=130-4/Kieshundra Pollard/Appomattox;



SUPER=130-6/Ray Lawrence/Elliston;



SUPER=130-50/Jerry Lucas/Blacksburg;



SUPER=130-/Shirley Mills/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-25/Julie Carper/Roanoke;


No Pictures:

SUPER=130-/Patty Hungate/Blacksburg;



SUPER=130-/Connie Johnson/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-/Yvonne Metz/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-25/Tiffani Wood/Salem;



SUPER=130-78/Hazel Wright/Roanoke;



SUPER=130-77/Wilson Elliott/Roanoke;




55John-Warner


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-80
GRAPHIC=John Warner


Some say Virginia's reliance on defense spending helped John Warner pull out a victory Tuesday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Falls Church/Tuesday Night;
The Senator finished the night with a six-point victory --- closer than the

polls suggested.
And many voters may have chosen the incumbent partly because of the possibility he'd head the powerful Senate Armed Services Committee.
SUPER=@file;


But in the morning-after analysis, Warner now says it looks like South Carolina's Strom Thurmond won't give up the chairmanship.
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SOT 19:37:11
IN Q=Strom as

((SEN. JOHN WARNER/(R) VA: STROM AS HE APPROACHES HIS 100TH BIRTHDAY MIGHT CONSIDER RELINQUISHING SOME OF THOSE RESPONSIBILITIES. AT THIS TIME I DON'T HAVE ANY PLANS TO TRY TO CHALLENGE HIM. THEREFORE WE'LL SEE WITH THE PASSAGE OF TIME THERE COMES A POINT WHERE MAYBE AT AGE 98 HE MIGHT SAY "WELL PERHAPS NOW'S A GOOD TIME TO SHIFT THE LEADERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE."))
SUPER=@johnwarner;
RUNS=:23
OUT Q=the committee.
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VO-NAT


Senator Warner will probably retain his chairmanship of the Senate Rules committee.
He pledged to lead the fight in the Senate for campaign finance reform.
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SOT 20:13
IN Q=No other

((NO OTHER CANDIDATE IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA HAD ROUGHLY TEN MILLION DOLLARS OF PERSONAL SPENDING DUMPED ON HIM.))
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=dumped on him.
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VO-NAT


Warner says Mark Warner's spending was bad for Virginia.
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55Mark-Warner


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-81
GRAPHIC=Mark Warner


Tuesday may have spelled defeat for Mark Warner, but he said he was proud of the race he ran.
And he defended his decision to spend millions of his own money on the campaign.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Alexandria;


Warner said he believes more voters were offended by contributions John Warner accepted from political action committees.
The democratic challenger said he still believes his personal contributions were a good investment.
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SOT 02:23:33
IN Q=There is nothing I feel

((MARK WARNER: THERE IS NOTHING I FEEL ASHAMED OF IN THIS CAMPAIGN. NOTHING I REGRET FROM THE TIME, THE ENERGY OR THE RESOURCES I PUT IN. AND IN TERMS OF MY POLITICAL STOCK BEING AT AN ALL-TIME HIGH, STOCKS GO UP AND DOWN, BUT I THINK I MAY BE A LONG- TERM HOLD.))
SUPER=07-Mark Warner;
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=long- term hold.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


Mark Warner did not speculate on his political future.
He says he will devote more attention to his businesses and head to Florida for a family vacation.

55WEATHER


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Turning now to the weather forecast,
We are expecting a warm day today. Highs should be around 70. Showers will move through late tonight, with lows around 60.

8Brawl


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=tal
TAPE#596-28
SS=Virginia Tech


Nine indictments against a number of Virginia Tech Football players are changing the face of the team.
Coach Frank Beamer suspended the players after a Montgomery County grand jury returned the indictments yesterday.
The charges stem from a fight back in August.
Six current players and one former player face misdemeanor charges of assault and battery.
Another player-- Angelo Harrison is charged with a FELONY-- attempted malicious wounding.
In an UNRELATED incident-- dating back to last July-- player Brad Baylor was charged with abduction, also a felony.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg;


Yesterday, head coach Frank Beamer issued some suspensions, after meeting with Athletic Director Dave Braine and Tech president Paul Torgersen.
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SOT 14:32:31

((FRANK BEAMER/VT FOOTBALL COACH: IT WAS UNANIMOUSLY AGREED THAT SOME SUSPENSIONS WERE IN ORDER, SIMPLY BECAUSE, AS STATED, THESE PLAYERS PUT THEMSELVES IN A POSITION TO BE CHARGED WITH VIOLATIONS.))
SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Va. Tech Football Coach;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=with violations.
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VO-NAT


Beamer stressed the suspensions should not be interpreted as an indication of guilt or innocence.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=hold


In the incident involving Brad Baylor, a 19- year- old U-V-A student claims Baylor forced him into an apartment and made him drink large amounts of alcohol under threat of bodily injury.

8Goode


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-83
GRAPHIC=Goode


Democrats are lining up to run for the state senate seat that will be vacated by Virgil Goode as he moves to the House of Representatives.
Teresa Hamilton reports on Goode's likely successors.
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SOT
IN Q=Franklin
SUPER=03-Glade Hill/Tuesday Night; :00
SUPER=01-Virgil Goode/(D) Congressman Elect; :29
SUPER=@Reynolds; :51
SUPER=@Teresa2; 1:05
RUNS=1:15
OUT Q=Hamilton, NEWS 7.

((
Franklin County could not have been a better place to proclaim Virgil Goode a winner. nat sound from last night
RUNS=:05


The Rocky Mount native was cautious throughout the evening.
It actually took two trips to the podium before admitting he'd won.
He carried not only Danville but also Bedford and Pittsylvania Counties-- areas his challenger George Landrith secured two years ago in his run against L. F. Payne.
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SOT
IN Q=I think

((VIRGIL GOODE/D-CONGRESSMAN ELECT:I THINK THAT PEOPLE WHO LOOK AT ISSUES RATHER THAN PARTY LABELS HELPED A WHOLE LOT IN THIS ELECTION. ))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=this election.


A spokesman for Goode says the democrat will resign from his state senate post.
This sets the stage for a special election, possibly in December.
Whatever happens, Democrat Roscoe Reynolds, is definitely interested.
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SOT
IN Q=The

((DEL. ROSCOE REYNOLDS/D- MARTINSVILLE:THE ALMOST ELEVEN YEARS THAT I HAVE SPENT IN THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES HAS HELPED ME TO UNDERSTAND THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN STATE GOVERNMENT AND THE NEEDS OF THE PEOPLE OF THE 20TH SENATORIAL DISTRICT. ))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=senatorial district.


Democrat Ward Armstrong is also interested, but says he'll step aside if Reynolds, wants the post. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7.))

8Dudley


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-86
GRAPHIC=Election 96


Meanwhile, Republican faithfuls are also looking for a candidate to fill Virgil Goode's senatorial seat.
One name that keeps popping up is Allen Dudley. Dudley is the state delegate from the 9th District.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;


But he says he's not quite ready to throw his hat in the ring-
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SOT 13:14:53
IN Q=At this

((DEL. ALLEN DUDLEY/R- ROCKY MOUNT: AT THIS POINT I REALLY CAN'T MAKE AN ANNOUNCEMENT. )) ((DUDLEY: I CONSIDER THAT A MAJOR DECISION AND WE'VE GOT TO GIVE SOME CAREFUL THOUGHT TO IT. ))
SUPER=01-Del. Allen Dudley/(R) Rocky Mount; Quick
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=thought to it
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VO-NAT


Dudley says he's received a number of phone calls from people encouraging him to run for the State Senate.
He says he'll make a decision in the coming weeks.
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8Fuller


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#96-89
GRAPHIC=NONE


The wife of one the Roanoke Valley's best-known ministers died yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


Pat Fuller was the wife of Doctor Charles Fuller.
She had been battling cancer for two years.
Doctor Fuller is the pastor of Roanoke's First Baptist Church.
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TALENT=Melanie
SS=NONE


Pat Fuller was 66.

8WEATHER


ANCHOR=Melanie
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Turning now to the weather forecast, move through late tonight, with lows around 60. We are expecting a warm day today. Highs should be around 70. Showers will