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Tragedy at a race track in northern Virginia, when a hot rod smashes into a crowd.
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And Liberty University may be facing foreclosure. Open
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DRAG-RACE


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
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A trip to a northern Virginia speedway has ended in death.
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A woman was killed yesterday as she used her body to shield her five- year- old son from an out- of- control dragster that smashed through a fence.
The boy is in serious condition this morning.
Six other people were injured fleeing the crash.
The driver was not hurt, police say his car suffered mechanical failure and lost traction.
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Dudley


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-77
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The state senate race may kickoff today.
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Allen Dudley is holding a morning press conference in Rocky Mount.
With control of the State Senate hanging in the balance, the race to replace Virgil Goode promises to be a hard- fought and closely- watched contest.
Democratic Lieutenant Governor Don Beyer says both political parties have plenty at stake.
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Democratic Delegate Roscoe Reynolds in also a contender for the job.
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The special election to choose Goode's successor in the State Senate is likely to happen sometime next month.
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The Lt. Governor will also be in our area today.
He will be giving the Veterans Day address at the Veterans Care Center in Roanoke.
The celebration starts at noon.

Land-Trust


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE# 96-86
GRAPHIC=Cutler, Rupert


The former director of Virginia's Explore Park has taken on a position that will allow him to work with local landowners to protect viewsheds, historic sites and undeveloped property.
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Last week, Cutler announced he is leaving his job at the Explore Park to join the Western Virginia Land Trust.
He will be working one- on- one with landowners to promote conservation easements... agreements that provide tax benefits in exchange for restrictions on the property.
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((RUPERT CUTLER/WESTERN VIRGINIA LAND TRUST: IF YOU SURRENDER THE RIGHT TO MAKE AN INTENSIVE RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT, OR COMMERCIAL OR INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT, IMMEDIATE INCOME TAX IS REDUCED BECAUSE THAT IS A CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTION TO GOVERNMENT AND THEN WHEN YOU DIE AND YOUR KIDS HAVE THE ESTATE TAXES TO PAY, THE ESTATE TAXES ARE MUCH LOWER SO THAT LAND IS MUCH MORE APT TO STAY IN THE FAMILY.))
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ANCHOR=Melanie
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Cutler says the group will be modeled after a similar organization that has helped preserve more than 400- thousand acres of open space in northern Virginia.

Roanoke-Holdup


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-89
GRAPHIC=None


Roanoke Police are still on the lookout
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this morning for two men who entered a convenience store and stole a cash register.
It happened at the Uni-Mart on Gus Nicks Boulevard shortly after 9 last night.
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((C.J. GOINS/ROANOKE CITY POLICE; ))
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One man suffered minor injuries when the two men left store, knocking the door into the man.
The two men then fled on foot in Thrasher Park.
Police do have K-9 units on the scene.
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Liberty-Debt


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE# 96-79
GRAPHIC=Liberty University


Liberty University could lose ownership of its Lynchburg campus if it does not fork up more than one million dollars in overdue payments to bondholders.
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The school has until Tuesday to come up with the money or face foreclosure.
Liberty owes an estimated 15 million dollars to its bondholders, but the cash- strapped school has offered to repay just half that amount.
But attorneys for the school's creditors say that's not enough, and they reserve the right to foreclose on the property.
The campus and buildings are said to be worth between six and eight million dollars.
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Common-Sense


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lbe
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A lot of economic data that's coming out is indicating that the economy may be slowing.
And that could bring interest rates down.
Len Besthoff looks into what this could mean for individual investors in the latest edition of Common Sense.
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((TOM DUNKENBERGER/WHEAT FIRST BUTCHER SINGER: A LOT OF SIGNS IN THE ECONOMY INDICATE THAT THE ECONOMY IS SLOWING, AND WHAT THAT MEANS IS THE FED COULD LOWER INTEREST RATES. IF THEY DO LOWER INTEREST RATES, IT'S A LOT OF TIMES REALLY GOOD FOR THE STOCK MARKET, BECAUSE INVESTORS WHO AREN'T ABLE TO GET THE HIGHEST RATE OF RETURN FROM FIXED INCOME INVESTMENTS LOOK FOR OVERALL CAPITAL APPRECIATION IN THE FORM OF STOCKS. AMONG THE STOCKS, PROBABLY LOOK AT THE SMALL CAP BEING THE ONES THAT ARE LIKELY TO BENEFIT THE MOST. THE SMALLER COMPANIES ARE HIGHLY LEVERAGED, THEIR BORROWING COSTS ARE ASSOCIATED WITH INTEREST RATES, IF THEY DON'T HAVE TO PAY AS MUCH INTEREST, IT HELPS THEIR BOTTOM LINE. SO I WOULD LOOK FOR THE SMALL CAPS TO DO PARTICULARLY WELL COMING INTO JANUARY.))
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Historian


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=afr
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There will soon be a new D-Day memorial and education center in Bedford.
Historian and author Stephen Ambrose has agreed to lead fund-raising for the cause.
Ambrose will head the National D-Day Memorial Foundation's advisory board.
The foundation already has raised two million dollars for the eight million dollar project, which is expected to be completed in time for the 55th anniversary of D-Day in 19-99.
During the D-Day invasion in June 19-44, Bedford suffered the greatest per capita loss of life of any U-S community. 2-HEADLINES
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Here's a look at today's top stories.
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A woman died at a northern Virginia racetrack after a race car smashed into a spectator stand.
Officials say the 37- year- old woman died trying to save her son.
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The U-N prepares an aid mission to Zaire.
Truckloads of food and medicine will be delivered to hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing in the region.
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And some local homeless veterans are celebrating life on this Veterans Day.
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And that's what making news on this Monday, November 11th.

RACE-DEATH


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
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4:02:48
A five- year- old boy whose mother was killed while shielding him from an out- of- control hot rod in Northern Virginia is now reported in serious condition.
The boy was injured when a dragster lost control and smashed through a fence at a racetrack near Warrenton.
Six other people were injured fleeing the wreck.
Miriam Hernandez has the story.
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JET-SKID


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
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One person is dead and thousands are without electricity in northeastern Ohio this morning following a heavy weekend snowfall.
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The storm dumped up to 14 inches on the region.
And another powerful snowstorm is on the way, and is expected to bring another 8 inches of the white stuff today.
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4:00:32
The snowy conditions caused an American Airlines jetliner to skid of a runway in Cleveland.
But officials say none of the 121 people on board the plane was injured.
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Plane-Crash


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-87
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A Virginia family escaped serious injury when their single-engine plane developed engine trouble and landed in marshes near Brunswick, Georgia Saturday night.
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Glynn County officials found the plane about two miles from a small airport.
The occupants were the pilot, a 35- year- old Mechanicsville man, his 35- year- old wife and their daughters, ages nine and five.
Their names have not released.
The woman suffered a broken collarbone and her husband had bruised and broken ribs.
The family was flying from Richmond to Kissimmee, Florida.
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HARASSMENT


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


Still more allegations in the army sex scandal.
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Newly released documents show that several officers and instructors accused of raping and harassing female recruits also threatened their victims in hopes of keeping them quiet.
Five people have been charged and fifteen more have been suspended in connection with the scandal at the Maryland training facility.
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Rwanda


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


Help is on the way to more than one million refugees scattered in eastern Zaire.
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A U-N relief operation is scheduled to begin today, bringing badly needed food and medicine to those trapped by fighting in that African nation.
A spokesman for the U-N refugee agency, says the security council did not act quickly enough in averting this crisis.
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((RAY WILKINSON: THE LAST TWO YEARS WE'VE HAD THIS PROBLEM FESTERING AWAY IN CENTRAL AFRICA WITHOUT MANY PAYING ATTENTION TO IT, AND IT WAS SIMPLY INEVITABLE THAT AT SOME POINT THAT WAS GOING TO EXPLODE AGAIN AND NOW I'TS EXPLODED WE HAVE A SITUATION THAT'S FAR MORE COMPLEX THAN IT WAS TWO YEARS AGO.))
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The U-N a shipment will reach only two cities, many more refugees have fled farther west into inaccessible parts of Zaire.
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Brinkley


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


Veteran A-B-C Newsman David Brinkley ended his 53 year T-V career yesterday with an apology to President Clinton.
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In a discussion at the end of A-B-C's election coverage, Brinkley used profanity in talking about President Clinton's next term and called Mr. Clinton a "bore."
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Appearing on Brinkley's farewell show, the President accepted the apology with a smile, and then moved on to talk about his new cabinet and balancing the budget.
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veterans


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=clinton, bill


Add another name to the list of people expected to leave the White House.
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President Clinton's Deputy Chief of Staff Harold (IH'-keez) Ickes is reportedly on the way out.
Meanwhile the President is hinting he's ready to consider bringing on Republicans for key White House roles, possibly as Presidential aides.
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President Clinton will observe Veterans Day today at Arlington National Cemetery.
He'll lay a wreath and speak during a memorial service at the Tomb of the Unknowns.

Homeless-Vets


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE# 96-84
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Some Roanokers started their celebration over the weekend.
Steve Smallshaw has the story of some homeless veterans who are glad they're getting a second chance at life.
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(( The latest numbers show that about fifteen percent of the men seeking shelter in Roanoke's Rescue Mission are veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces.
A national survey suggests that downsizing in the military is leaving more veterans homeless.
Lois Bettis, however, has another explanation.
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That's a charge neither Don Walton or Bill Manning would deny.
Both are long- time residents of the mission, and both have fought their own self- induced demons since leaving the military.
Alcohol and drugs left them without money, without a home, and without hope.
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((BILL MANNING/HOMELESS VETERAN: THIS IS A PLACE TO BE IF YOU ARE HOPELESS. AND I DEFINITELY WAS HOPELESS. I LOST MY WIFE AND MY CHILDREN, THEY HAD WANTED NOTHING ELSE TO DO WITH ME BECAUSE OF ALCOHOL.))
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((After years spent battling problems like alcoholism and drug abuse, many veterans tell us if they had not ended up at the rescue mission, their only other destination would have been much more final.))
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But here Walton, Manning and dozens of other veterans like them have found help.
Twelve- step programs and a strict daily regimen have turned them around.
They know that this could very well be their last chance.
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((BILL MANNING: AND I HAVE SEVEN PEOPLE HERE WHO I REALLY CAN'T LET DOWN. AND I'M STARTING OVER AGAIN AT 55 YEARS OF AGE. I HOPE I CAN JUST CONTINUE.))
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Steve Smallshaw, News7, Roanoke.))

Cell-Phones


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE# 96-83
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A local cellphone company gave some disabled veterans a chance to talk with friends and family yesterday at no cost.
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Volunteers from G-T-E- Mobilnet paid a visit to the V-A hospital in Salem and the nearby Veterans Care Center.
They came packing cellphones for veterans to make free long- distance calls to loved ones.
Ray Tabor spoke with his sister in Pennsylvania for the first time in about six months.
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((RAY TABOR/VETERAN: YES SHE IS. SOME GRANDKIDS AND MICHAEL. YEAH WE'RE HAVING A FIELD DAY TODAY. I MEAN TO TELL YOU THIS IS MY DAY.)) ((ANTONIO EDMONDS/GTE MOBILNET: IT'S VERY NEAT. IT'S REAL INTERESTING, YOU LOOK AT PEOPLE AND YOU DON'T KNOW HOW SMALL THINGS CAN REALLY TOUCH SOMEBODY'S LIFE AND IT'S ACTUALLY A BOOST TO YOURSELF.))
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Edmonds says the program was started to help veterans who not only can not afford long distance calls, but are physically unable to make the call themselves.
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MINIVANS


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


The bumpers on some popular minivans apparently are not doing the job.
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4:52:50 or 5:06;23
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says nine models fared poorly in bumper crash tests at five miles per hour.
The worst was the 19-96 Ford Aerostar, which averaged more than 14-hundred dollars in damage.
The 19-96 Honda Odyssey sustained the least damage, averaging 474 dollars per crash.
Ford disputes the test findings.
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VMI


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=VMI


If the Virginia Military Institute gets its way, the first class of women entering its corps of cadets will get no special treatment.
On Wednesday V-M-I and Justice Department lawyers will meet in Roanoke federal court to decide what accommodations V-M-I should make for women.
Next year's freshman class will be the first in school history with women.
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V-M-I would like to induct women into the corps of cadets -- known as the "rat line."
That would mean women would have to shave their heads and be ordered around by upperclassmen.
The Justice Department says it wants V-M-I to protect incoming women from potential sexual harassment.
But V-M-I officials say the government wants to change school tradition.
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4-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=NFL


San Francisco coach George Seifert says quarterback Steve Young is questionable for next week's game. Young suffered a slight concussion in Sunday's loss to Dallas.
For all of last night's scores from the gridiron, let's check the boards.
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