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1-News-Head

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A powerful storm- -that only LOOKED like a tornado- -rips through Henry County.
And coming up on NEWS-7 at SIX: a live report from Axton- -including an interview with a resident who lived to tell it.
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ANCHOR=Keith


And we've got a story about fourth graders at Fallon Park Elementary getting on the right side of the law early. Sports-Head
ANCHOR=Steve


In sports, Mother Nature forces Friday Football Extra to call an audible; we'll have the updated list, UVa and Tech talk about their respective games,
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VO-NAT


and Terry Labonte might be contending for the Cup title but brother Bobby was the top dog in Atlanta.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
SS=None


Now that a wet and violent front is heading for the coast, we catch the cold backlash with snow showers likely in the western mountains.

Tornado


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tha
TAPE#96-84
GRAPHIC=None


The National Weather Service has surveyed the damage left by a powerful storm today in Henry County.
Double Boxes=Keith and Teresa /Microwave


Teresa Hamilton is at the Sentry Mobile Home Park near Axton with the latest.
Live=Teresa Full/Microwave
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SUPER=05-Axton;
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SUPER=07-Howard Hodge; :34
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Live=Teresa Full/Microwave
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Double Boxes=Keith and Teresa/Microwave

((Keith question: Do you have a total damage estimate in dollars?))

Trailer-Ax


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE# 96-77
GRAPHIC=Accident


The weather sent a tractor trailer spinning out of control in Botetourt County this morning.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


The driver of the truck told troopers he was trying to avoid a car when he lost control of the tandem-trailer rig.
The truck slid around, finally ending up in the median, facing the opposite direction.
The driver wasn't hurt.
The troopers themselves narrowly avoided disaster.
While they were directing traffic, another tractor-trailer started sliding toward them.
The driver got the truck back under control and no one was hurt.
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Airport-Vote


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE# 96-86
GRAPHIC=Election 96


Tuesday's election has permanently grounded plans for a general aviation airport in Rockbridge County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.;


An overwhelming number of voters said they don't want planes landing on this site north of Lexington.
Opponents called it a pork barrel project for a privileged few.
Supporters said it would bring economic development to the region.
Now both sides agree the project is dead.
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((MATT PAXTON, AVIATION IN ROCKBRIDGE; 2 OF THE 5 SUPERVISORS SAID THEY WOULD ABIDE BY THE VOTE. OF COURSE THE VOTE WAS VERY DECISIVE AGAINST THE AIRPORT. ONE SUPERVISOR HAD GONE ON RECORD PRIOR TO IT SAYING HE WAS AGAINST, SO AT LEAST FROM THE STANDPOINT OF THE COUNTY SPONSORING AN AIRPORT, IT'S CERTAINLY DEAD AT THIS POINT.))
SUPER=01-Matt Paxton/Aviation In Rockbridge;
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=dead at this point
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=None


Paxton says he still thinks the airport is a good idea, but the most that could happen now, is a privately funded grass air-strip for local pilots.

Brown


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=John Brown


The man who tried unsuccessfully to unseat Congressman Rick Boucher in 1988 is facing charges stemming from alleged incidents involving five teenagers.
This week Bristol police charged 44 year-old John Clyde Brown with attempted forcible sodomy of a teenage boy.
He's also charged with four counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, for allegedly giving alcohol to boys at his home.
Brown is a former state delegate and former mayor of Bristol.
He's currently on paid administrative leave from his job as athletic director at Virginia High School.

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HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE


Still to come on News 7 at 6--the fight over Rush Limbaugh books in a Bedford County classroom will be settled in court.
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and youngsters get an up close look at the law--from those on the front lines. It's making quite an impression on the kids.
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ANCHOR=Robin

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Courthouse


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-85
GRAPHIC=None


The devastating weather in Henry County was not enough to stop a celebration in Collinsville this afternoon.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Henry Co.;


Hundreds of residents... along with local and state officials were on hand for the dedication of the new Henry County Courthouse.
Harry Carrico... the Chief Justice of the Virginia Supreme Court gave the keynote address.
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((HARRY CARRICO/VIRGINIA SUPREME COURT CHIEF JUSTICE: I CONGRATULATE THE MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS FOR THE FORESIGHT AND WISDOM IN UNDERTAKING THE PROJECT. IT IS A CREDIT TO THIS COMMUNITY AND INDEED TO THE ENTIRE COMMONWEALTH. ))
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VO-NAT


The new courthouse was first proposed six years ago, but construction didn't begin until the summer of 1994.
The 70- thousand square foot facility was completed last month.
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Limbaugh-Book


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-89
GRAPHIC=Lawsuit


The battle over allowing Rush Limbaugh material in a Bedford County school is now heading to federal court.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape;


Attorneys for the Rutherford Institute had threatened to sue the school for its policy that barred students from bringing outside reading material to class.
The civil liberties group is representing 9- year- old Jason Gardner, who claims teachers have twice confiscated the works of Rush Limbaugh from him in class at Montville Elementary School.
School attorney Pat Lacey, however, denies those allegations, and today told the Rutherford attorneys: "..the facts and the law are on our side and no amount of threats and chest thumping will alter that fact...".
A representative of the Rutherford Institute told News7 today "somebody in this case is lying and it's not my client."
Rutherford attorneys plan to file a new complaint in federal court sometime next week.
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Rail-Merger


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-83
GRAPHIC=Rail Merger


This has been the busiest week so far in the bidding war between Norfolk Southern and C-S-X for right to own Conrail, the dominant railroad in the northeast.
SS=Norfolk Southern


Today N-S upped the ante by a BILLION- dollars...bringing its hostile bid to a total of 10- billion dollars.
Double Boxes=Keith and Len/Newsroom


Len Besthoff has been keeping close track of all the wheeling and dealing by one of our area's largest employers.
Live=Len Full/Newsroom
SUPER=@Len1;


So far Keith we've tried to avoid using lots of numbers to explain this.
But tonight, we'll give it a whirl.
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((
The original C-S-X/Conrail merger plans had Conrail shareholders getting a combination of cash and C-S-X stock for a total value of 93- dollars- a- share.
N-S countered with a bid of 100- dollars- a- share, all in cash.
Then the price of C-S-X stock dropped, causing the value of its Conrail offer to fall.
So C-S-X added more cash to the deal to bring it back to its original value.
And today N-S dealt what some analysts call a crushing blow, upping the bid for Conrail to 110- dollars- a- share. ))
Live=Len Full/Newsroom


From the way this sounds, you'd think Conrail shareholders would be crazy NOT to accept the N-S bid.
But the intricacies of corporate law in Pennsylvania, where Conrail is based, is making the C-S-X/Conrail merger hard to reverse.
N-S is challenging some of those laws in court later this month.
Double Boxes=Keith and Len/Newsroom

((Keith question: SWITCHING GEARS A LITTLE LEN, I UNDERSTAND N-S WORKERS STAGED A SHORT STRIKE THIS MORNING?))

Stocks


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

The stock market turned around late in the session for another record close. The Dow gained 14 points to finish the week at 62 hundred 20. NASDAQ was up three points.
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Mentor


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#96-94
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


Fourth graders in Roanoke city are getting a taste of the judicial system.
Beth Myer reports some 50 local attorneys are spending time with the kids, hoping to foster respect for the law and those who work to enforce it.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke; :04
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((The students enthusiastically welcome the mentor program's visitors and do things they've never done.
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((BETH MYER: HAVE YOU EVER BEEN IN A POLICE CAR? STUDENT: NO. MYER: TELL ME WHAT THAT WAS LIKE? STUDENT: SCARY. YOU COULDN'T OPEN THE DOOR FROM THE INSIDE.))
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OUT Q=what they did.

The experience makes a definite impression.
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10 08 13 00 - 10 08 26 00
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IN Q=If you steal

((STUDENT: IF YOU STEAL SOMETHING HE COULD TAKE YOU TO THE JAIL HOUSE. MYER: WHAT DID THAT MAKE YOU THINK ABOUT? STUDENT: NOT DOING ANYTHING BAD. ))
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OUT Q=anything bad.

Once a month Phillip Parker, a lawyer and member of the Va Bar Association, visits this fourth grade classroom to talk about the law. Often, he'll invite other professionals to join him.
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10 21 10 00 - 10 21 23 00
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IN Q=For example

((PHILLIP PARKER/LAWYER: FOR EXAMPLE, TODAY WE HAD A POLICE OFFICER, THEN A JUDGE, WE'LL TAKE THEM TO THE COURTHOUSE, AND JAIL SO WE CAN SEE AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE. THAT'S THE MAIN GOAL. ))
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As the students learn, they begin planning their own mock trial that will be enacted at the end of the school year.
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((PEGGY KING: FOURTH GRADE TEACHER: WE WRITE IT, ACT IT OUT, GO TO THE COURTHOUSE, MR. PARKER IS THE JUDGE, THE KIDS ARE THE LAWYERS AND DEFENDANTS. THEY MAKE A DECISION AND HAVE LEARNED ALL THAT TERMINOLOGY BEFORE. ))
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The Va Bar Association sponsors this program to increase awareness about the legal system... hoping to steer young people to be law abiding citizens early in life. Beth Myer, News 7, Roanoke.))

Sports tease


ANCHOR=steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=none


A Labonte captures the pole for the last Winston Cup race of the season--We will tell which one in a few-- The National League manager of the year is named,
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VO-NAT


and like the Hokies, the Virginia Cavaliers are getting set for a huge home game.
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S-Qualify


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=R-34
GRAPHIC=Atlanta Motor Speedway


First round qualifying for the final race of the season hit the Atlanta Motor Speedway today.
And while Jeff Gordon and Terry Labonte are going down to the wire for the championship, neither could hang with Bobby L on this day.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Hampton, GA/ESPN2; :00


Bobby Labonte broke the track record with a speed of 185.887 miles per hour in the Interstate Chevy to capture his 4th pole of the season and 7th of his career.
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IN Q="The car

((BOBBY LABONTE/NAPA 500 POLE WINNER:))
SUPER=01-Bobby Labonte/Napa 500 Pole Winner; :00
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=just awesome"
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VO-NAT(Con't)


Broken left hand and all, points leader Terry Labonte qualified 3rd while Gordon will start from the outside pole. Now here's the top 25.
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Martin//5. Dale Jarrett;
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Hamilton//10. Chad Little//;
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SUPER=0107-11. Hut Stricklin//12. Jack Sprague//13. Bill Elliott//14. Gary

Bradberry//15. Rick Mast//;
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SUPER=0107-16. Johnny Benson//17. Dale Earnhardt//18. Robert Pressley//19.

Brett Bodine//20. Lake Speed//;
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SUPER=0107-21. Joe Nemechek//22. Billy Standridge//23. Ward Burton//24. Elton

Sawyer//25. Bobby Hillin//;
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oc=...last driver."
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S-Roll


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#st5-24
GRAPHIC=FFE


The final week of the regular season in high school football is here. Most teams are still playing despite the weather.
Here's a look at the new Friday Football Extra list.
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ANCHOR=Steve
SS=NONE


Now, as I mentioned most game are on tonight as scheduled, but a number have been postponed.
Here are 8 games that we know of that have been rescheduled because of the inclimate weather motion with music
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Co./6pm/Patrick Co./Sat./Martinsville/1:30;
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SUPER=55-Staunton River/Sat./Appomattox/1pm/Lord

Botetourt/Sat./Northside/1:30/Pulaski Co./Sat./Cave Spring/1pm;
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SUPER=55-Parry McCluer/Sat./Bath Co./1pm/Amherst Co./Sat./E.C. Glass/7pm/
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S-Northside


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#FB96-4
GRAPHIC=Northside/Botetourt


One of the games on tap tomorrow is the Blue Ridge showdown between Lord Botetourt and Northside.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Daleville; :


The Cavaliers are already in the playoffs but Botetourt has never beaten Northside since the Vikings came into the Blue Ridge.
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IN Q="The kids...

((ANDY WARD/BOTETOURT HEAD COACH: ))
SUPER=01-Andy Ward/Botetourt Head Coach; :
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OUT Q=.......take it to us."
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VO-NAT (cont.)
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :


And that's what the Vikings need to do if they want to play in the post season.
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((JIM HICKAM/NORTHSIDE HEAD COACH: ))
SUPER=01-Jim Hickam/Northside Head Coach; :
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OUT Q=....other things."
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S-UVA


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=VF96-1
GRAPHIC=UVa football


15th ranked Virginia plays host to 5 and 3 Clemson tomorrow at Scott Stadium in a 3:30 kickoff. Both have identical 4 and 2 conference records and Clemson is coming on with 2 games left on it's schedule.
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IN Q="I think

((GEORGE WELSH/UVA HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-George Welsh/UVa Head Coach; :00
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=...early in the season"
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VO-NAT(Con't)
SUPER=03-Death Valley, SC/1995;


One key will be stopping Tiger Tailback Raymond preister and quarterback Nealon Green.
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IN Q="It's definitely

((RONDE BARBER/UVA DEFENSIVE BACK:))
SUPER=01-Ronde Barber/UVa Defensive Back; :00
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=...to win"
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S-Tech


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=TF96-1
GRAPHIC=Tech football


25th ranked Virginia Tech plays 5 and 2 East carolina tomorrow at Lane Stadium Worsham Field in a 7pm kick off.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=04-NCAA; :00


The Pirates have three veterans at receiver and quarterback Marcus Crandell is up for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award.
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((FRANK BEAMER/VIRGINIA TECH HEAD COACH:)) ((STEVE LOGAN/EAST CAROLINA HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Virginia Tech Head Coach; :00
SUPER=01-Steve Logan/East Carolina head Coach; :11
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=...on early downs"
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ANCHOR=Steve
SS=VMI


VMI hosts Richmond in a 1pm game in Lexington,
SS=Liberty


The Liberty Flames are at home tomorrow against Livingstone at 1:30,
SS=Ferrum


The Panthers play Frostburg at home; that's a 1:30 kickoff,
SS=ODAC


and W & L takes on Emory & henry in Lexington at 1:30.

S-Rush


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=Rush


The Roanoke Rush battles the Hammond Blue Thunder tomorrow at Victory Stadium. The Minor league Football semi final playoff game kicks off at 1pm.

S-National


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-25
GRAPHIC=MLB


Writers named Bruce Bochy the National League manager of the year just a few moments ago.
In his second season with Padres Bochy led the team to its first National League West title since 1984. San Diego had a 91 and 71 record and Bochy is the first Padre Manager to win the honor.
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Forecasts
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SUPER=334-Snow Showers/Likely Late/32-35/1-2'' Snow/Wind W-10/34-38;
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Promo
ANCHOR=Keith
(toss to Jean)
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#Promo


On this Friday after Election Day, the Roanoke Valley has a president of its own to inaugurate,
Double Boxes=Keith and Jean/Newsroom


over at Hollins College. Jean Jadhon has details on that.
Live=Jean Full/Newsroom
SUPER=@Jean1;


Keith, this is the day that Hollins formally installs Janet Rasmussen as its new president.
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She's only the ninth one the school has had in more than 150 years. We'll hear about her plans for the future tonight on News-7.
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Talent=Jean Full/Newsroom


We invite you to check out the latest news, Take Prime Time Board Fullscreen weather, and sports tonight on News 7 Prime Time.
That's at 10 p-m on W-E-F-C.
Check your cable listings for the channel in your area. And of course join us here on W-D-B-J for News 7 at 11. Double Boxes=Keith and Jean/Newsroom