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Coming up next on News 7 at six...
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The lawyer who's taking on the President in the Paula Jones sexual harrassment suit, wants to be Virginia's new Attorney General.
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Sports-Head


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#Headline
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The Redskins and Eagles knocked heads in Philadelphia this afternoon. Virginia Tech made a move in the Big East Standings.
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And the Virginia Cavaliers come from behind to be North Carolina in a big A-C-C showdown.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Kimberly
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A bit of a warm- up today, along with some sunshine.
But the clouds will start building tonight-- expect a few light showers by tomorrow.

Video-Open


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=jmo
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GRAPHIC=NONE
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A 20- year- old Elliston man died this morning as the result from a two-vehicle accident.
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SS=News 7 at 6


Good Evening.
I'm Eric Earnhart.

Salem-Fatal


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-89
GRAPHIC=Fatal Ax


Benjamin Sarver died from injuries at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
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45 year- old William Roberts of Salem was driving down Fourth Street last night when he crossed the double yellow line at Wilson Street striking the car driven by Sarver.
Another passenger in Sarver's car suffered minor injuries.
Roberts was treated and released from the hospital.
The accident happened around 10 o'clock.
Police are still investigating.
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ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=copy


Emergency crews are on the scene of a petroleum spill in Martinsville.
Officials say the fuel is running into the storm drains near Aaron and Broad Street.
At this point the regional hazmat team from Danville is exploring the drains trying to find the source of the leak.
Officials say most of the petroleum has been contained.
It does not appear to be harmful to residents.

GIL-DAVIS


ANCHOR=ERIC
NEWSCAST=SIX
WRITER=DAL
TAPE# 96-91
GRAPHIC=Davis, Gill


Gil Davis is hitting the campaign trail setting his sights on Virginia's Attorney General office.
You may not recognize his name, but chances are you've probably seen his face on the national news.
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Davis is one of Paula Jones' attorneys.
Jones alleges President Clinton sexually harassed her while he was Governor of Arkansas.
The President denies ever having an encounter with Jones.
The case goes before The Supreme Court in January.
Davis hopes the justices will rule that the president must face these charges while in office.
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((GIL DAVIS/R-ATTORNEY GENERAL CANDIDATE: IT WILL SAY SOMETHING ABOUT US AS A PEOPLE. IS ANYONE ABOVE THE LAW OR ARE WE ALL EQUALLY LEGAL IN THE COURT SYSTEM, NO MATTER WHO WE ARE, NO MATTER WHAT OUR WEALTH, PRIVILEGE, POWER OR INFLUENCE.))
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Davis is seeking the republican nomination for the attorney general office.
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Senate-Power


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE# 96-98
GRAPHIC=Republicans


Virginia Republicans are licking their lips over the state senate race to fill the seat of Congressman- elect Virgil Goode.
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SUPER=@file;


If Rocky Mount Republican Allen Dudley wins the bid, the senate's balance of power shifts for the first time in history.
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((SEN. MARK EARLEY/R-CHESAPEAKE: THE FACT THAT THE SENATE WOULD PERHAPS GO REPUBLICAN AND THE REPUBLICANS WOULD GAIN A MAJORITY WOULD HAVE TREMENDOUS SIGNIFICANCE, NOT JUST FOR FLOOR VOTES BUT ALSO FOR THE FUTURE OF THE SENATE.))
SUPER=01-Sen. Mark Earley/(R) Chesapeake;
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The best Senate Democrats are allowing themselves to hope for is that Democrat Roscoe Reynolds wins, and is at least slightly less conservative than Democrat Virgil Goode.
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((I DON'T WANT TO PRESUME THAT MR. REYNOLDS WILL REPRESENT HIS CONSTITUENTS ANY DIFFERENTLY THAN MR. GOODE DID. SO THERE'S LIKELY TO BE SOME DIVERSIONS FROM THE DEMOCRATIC MAJORITY BY MR. REYNOLDS. WE'RE HOPING THAT WHEN HE GETS HERE AND UNDERSTANDS HOW WISE AND PERCEIVING WE ARE, WE CAN CONVINCE HIM TO VOTE WITH US.))
SUPER=01-Sen. Joe Gartlan/(D) Fairfax;
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The historic power-sharing agreement Goode helped craft in the evenly split senate of 1996 will likely remain in effect until 1999.
It would take a two-thirds vote to overturn it.
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Goode


ANCHOR=eric
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=spr
TAPE# 96-86
GRAPHIC=Goode, Virgil


Before that special election can be held... the Congressman- Elect has to turn in his senate resignation.
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At a Reynolds rally last week, Goode said it will probably be at least another week before he officially resigns his post.
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((VIRGIL GOODE/D- CONGRESSMAN ELECT: IT'S CUSTOMARY THAT IT FOLLOW THE CERTIFICATION OF THE RESULTS AND IT'S MY UNDERSTANDING THAT WOULD BE ON NOVEMBER 25TH. SO A DAY OR TWO AFTER THAT, I WOULD BE GIVING THEM THE LETTER. ))
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Most state officials are pointing to a December 17th as a possible date for the special election.
But at this point, nothing has been finalized.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Eric
SS=NONE


Still to come on News 7 at Six--
Roanoke City Council will be looking into the controversy Henry Street project tomorrow night.
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and the Roanoke Civic Center is celebrating its 25th anniversary.
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((IT WAS OUR WAY OF SAYING THANK YOU TO THE PATRONS WHO HAVE USED OUR FACILITY FOR THE LAST 25 YEARS. ))
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We'll see how the building of the civic center destroyed one's man home and neighborhood.
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wx ad lib
Some changes are on the way in our weather--
For one, rain returns to the forecast.
Some light drizzle is expected to start later tonight in the New River Valley-- then spread eastward by tomorrow.
Meanwhile, we saw a slight change in temperatures today-- they were quite a bit warmer... Roll Lake Level MUSIC UP FULL
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Civic-Center


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-88
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The Roanoke Civic Center celebrated its 25th anniversary today.
But before the concerts and sporting events, this area was a bustling neighborhood.
Denise Allen takes a look back.
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((CHARLES MEADOWS/FORMER NORTHEAST RESIDENT: IT WAS BEAUTIFUL INSIDE.))
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((YOU COULD GO ON THE BALCONY AND GO ALL THE WAY AROUND AND BE ON THE SECOND FLOOR AND GO TO THE OFFICE AND CLASSROOMS. ALL THIS WAS DONE IN BIRCH.))
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The Greater Mount Zion Baptist Church used to stand on what is now the civic center parking lot.
Church members weren't forced to sell, but the redevelopment left them with no parking or direct access to the church.
The Housing and Redevelopment Authority bought up most of the property in this northeast neighborhood.
Meadows says the prices were less than fair.
But the financial loss wasn't what hurt Meadows the most.
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((THERE WAS A TIME DOWN THERE THE CRY OF THE WHIPPOORWILL AND EVERYBODY WAS TOGETHER AT NO TIME AT ALL. YOU LOST THEW BROTHERHOOD, THE FELLOWSHIP AND SO FORTH.))
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But that was 25 years ago and times have changed.
Civic Center officials say this silver anniversary celebration is a thank you to the community for their patronage.
They say the area has turned into an entertainment center.
And now it's successful because of regular events such as pro-hockey games.
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((BOB CHAPMAN/CIVIC CENTER MANAGER: THE COLISEUM AS AN EXAMPLE, YOU COULD PROBABLY COME IN THE WEEK BEFORE AND RENT IT FOR THE NEXT WEEK. BUT YOU CAN'T DO THAT ANYMORE. AND THE EXHIBIT HALL, WE HAVE VERY FEW OPEN DATES IN THE EXHIBIT HALL.))
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The groundbreaking for this facility ended the life of a community.
But Meadows says he's always supported the Civic Center and after a quarter century he's come to terms with the changes.
Denise Allen News 7.

Henry-Street


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE# 96-83
GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Seal


The fate of Henry Street is back in city council's court.
SS=Bowers, David


And Roanoke Mayor David Bowers says he hopes the project will soon be back on track.
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Tomorrow night, council will hear a report from the Henry Street Committee that has studied the issue for more than 10 years and is now disbanding.
And while no action is expected for perhaps another 90 days, Bowers says he hopes the process will pull consensus from the controversy that has threatened the project.
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((DAVID BOWERS/ROANOKE MAYOR: ON ONE HAND, I WANT TO GIVE EVERY INDICATION THAT WE'RE MOVING THIS PROJECT ALONG AND THAT WE'RE NOT GOING TO STALL IT AGAIN, THAT IT IS A PRIORITY PROJECT FOR THE CITY. AT THE SAME TIME I WANT TO MOVE IT ALONG DELIBERATELY SO THAT AS WE GO FORWARD EVERYBODY WILL BE HEARD. EVERYONE MAY NOT AGREE ON WHAT THEY'RE HEARING, BUT WE WANT TO MAKE SURE THAT EVERYONE IS HEARD AND ALL DIFFERENT FACTORS ARE CONSIDERED.))
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ANCHOR=Eric
SS=Roanoke City Seal


Council is expected to form a new group to spearhead Henry Street development that will include more representation from the neighborhood and the black community.

Business-Review


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#=BIZ
GRAPHIC=Business Review


Danville lands a new tenant in the Airside Industrial Park, and some new jobs are also coming to Clifton Forge.
Len Besthoff recaps the week's top economic stories in southwest and central Virginia with the News-7 Business Review.
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The main airline serving our area has some big changes on the way.
USAir announced it's changing its name to USAirways, and it's making progress in its effort to cut its costs.
A company that makes automatic teller machines will put a plant in Danville.
Diebold Incorporated says the city can eventually bank on about 300 new jobs.
A new contract will bring about 90 new jobs to the CFW directory assistance center in Clifton Forge.
The move will double its workforce there.
It has been a relatively quiet week in the bidding war between Norfolk Southern and C-S-X for Conrail.
The fireworks resume in just a few days though, when N-S will try to derail the C-S-X/Conrail agreement in court.
Checking the financial markets for the week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 128 points, while Nasdaq finished up 4 points.
Len Besthoff with the News-7 Business Review. Nat Sot
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ANCHOR=Eric
SS=Rail Merger


As Len mentioned, Norfolk Southern, will take its case to federal court tomorrow.
Len will be in Philadelphia to bring us the latest on this battle involving one of our area's largest employers.

Davenport-Analysts


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE# 96-94
GRAPHIC=Stock Market


The stock market is hitting new highs on nearly a daily basis.
That has a lot of investors a little leery about where they should put their money.
A number of them have joined what experts call a "flight to quality".
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They're buying into older, more established companies, and sectors of the market that have slower, but more predictable growth.
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Last week two stock analysts from the brokerage firm of Davenport and Company came to town to discuss some of their top picks right now in retailing and banking.
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((KEN GASSMAN/DAVENPORT RETAIL ANALYST: IN MENSWEAR, S-AND-K- FAMOUS BRANDS, A RICHMOND BASED MENSWEAR RETAILER, IS AN AWFULLY GOOD IDEA. THAT STOCK HAS DROPPED PRECIPITOUSLY OVER THE PAST THREE YEARS, AND WHILE IT'S OFF ITS LOW A LITTLE BIT, IT'S STILL UNDER 10- DOLLARS- A- SHARE, AND WE SEE S-AND-K FAMOUS BRANDS PERHAPS REACHING 15- OR- 16- DOLLARS- A- SHARE IN THE NEXT 12 MONTHS OR SO, SO THAT WOULD BE A REALLY GOOD VALUE.)) ((DAVE WEST/DAVENPORT FINANCIAL ANALYST: ONE COMPANY THAT I'M PARTICULARLY VERY FOND OF I THINK WONDERFULLY MANAGED COMPANY, VERY PROFITABLE, AND DOES INDEED HAVE THAT TAKEOVER POTENTIAL THAT SO MANY INVESTORS LOOK FOR IS A COMPANY CALLED AMERICAN FEDERAL BANK HEADQUARTERED IN GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA.))
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ANCHOR=Eric
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Other picks from the analysts include retailers like Proffitt's, Stein Mart, and the May Company, plus an insurance firm called the Markel Corporation.

Stocks


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=jmo
TAPE#=None
GRAPHIC=NONE


When News 7 continues,
The Redskins squeak by the Eagles this afternoon.
Roy will have the highlights in sports.
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and East met West in the Bedford County school system earlier this week.
But first, let's see how some locally held stocks performed for the week.
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UVA


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=Educaton


The University of Virginia has the highest graduation rate for black undergraduates of any public university in the country.
That comes from the Autumn 1996 Journal of Blacks in Higher Education.
Figures show that 84 percent of the black students who entered U-V-A from 1986 to 1989 had graduated within six years.

Russian-Principal


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE# 96-99
GRAPHIC=Education


A Russian school principal is hoping spending some time in the U-S will help her implement new educational programs in Russia.
Last week she made a visit to the Bedford County school system.
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SUPER=03-Bedford;


Larisa (luh-RISS-uh) Klimenko (kli-MENG-ko) is a principal in the Russian town of Tula (TOO-la), about an hour south of Moscow.
She's spending a month in the United States, touring different school districts and studying their educational methods.
Klimenko was impressed with her visit to Bedford County.
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((LARISA KLIMENKO/RUSSIAN SCHOOL PRINCIPAL: BECAUSE I'M GOING TO SHARE MY KNOWLEDGE, MY EXPERIENCE WHICH I GOT HERE WITH MY COLLEAGUES IN MY HOMELAND.))
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Klimenko got a firsthand look at some of the high technology Liberty High School offers its students.
She hopes to implement similar programs in her school when she returns.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#Tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


And coming up, Virginia Tech and Virginia both picked up big conference wins yesterday.
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And the Redskins and Eagles played for first place in the N-F-C East this afternoon at the Vet in Philadelphia.
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S-Skins


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#RS96-1
GRAPHIC=Skins/Eagles


The Washington Redskins were out to take over sole possession of the N-F-C East with a win over the Philadelphia Eagles at the Vet.
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SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA/FOX SPORTS; ;


Washington led 3 to nothing when the defense made a big play. Ricky Watters fumbles the ball and Ken Harvey recovers the ball at the Eagle 26 yard line.
Several plays later Gus Frerotte goes to the air and hits Jamie Asher on the 13 yard touchdown and the Redskins took the 10 to nothing lead in the second quarter.
But the Eagles came right back capping a nine play 80 yard drive when Watters bulls his way over from the one but Philly trailed 13 to 7 at the half.
Washington opened the third quarter with a score. Frerotte hooking up with Aasher on the 7 yard touchdown pass. Ashers second touchdown catch made it 20 to 7.
The Eagles scored in the third and
SUPER=30-Washington/26/Philadelphia/21;then in the fourth Watters scores from

the one yard line to make it 23 to 21 but the Redskins hold on for the 26 to 21 win.
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S-Bills


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#FB96-2
GRAPHIC=Bills/Bengals


The Buffalo Bills picked up a big win this afternoon beating Cincinnati 31 to 17.
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SUPER=03-Orchard Park, NY/NBC SPORTS; :


Bruce Coslett looking for his third straight win since taking over the Bengals.
But Buffalo's Thurman Thomas puts the Bengals in the hole when he dives over from the one yard line to make it 7 to nothing Bills.
Buffalo led 14 to nothing then Ashley Ambrose picks off this Jim Kelly pass and he returns it 31 yards for the touchdown and the Bengals trailed 14 to 7 in the second quarter.
The Buffalo defense came back in SUPER=30-Buffalo/31/Cincinnati/17/;the

third David Wheat picks up this fumble behind the line of scrimmage and returns it 12 yards for the score and The Bills win it 31 to 17.
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S-NFL


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=FB96-4
GRAPHIC=NFL LOGO


The Panthers, Colts, Broncos Falcons, Steelers and Chiefs won this afternoon.
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SUPER=03-Detroit, MI/NBC SPORTS; :


And in Detroit, Wayne Fonts and his Lions needing a win today.
And two former U-V-A players helped him out. Don Majkowski goes to the air and hits Herman Moore on the six yard touchdown pass the Lions beat the Seahawks.
For that and all of today's scores lets check the boards.
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S-UVA


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=FB96-3
GRAPHIC=UVa football


Virginia's 20-17 win over North Carolina propelled the Cavs to the nations 19th spot in the polls.
Steve Mason says the win was moving in more ways than just in the rankings.
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S-Tech


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-19
GRAPHIC=Tech Football


Virginia Tech made a statement yesterday going into the Orange Bowl and beating Miami 21 to 7 the first Big East loss for the Hurricanes at home.
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SUPER=03-Miami, FL/CBS SPORTS; :


The victory moved the Hokies to 17-th in the A-P poll and it was this big play by backup Keion Carpenter who intercepts this pass and returns it 100 yards for Tech's final score.
The Hokies are 8 and 1 overall and 5 and 1 in the Big East with West (-------------) Virginia coming to Blacksburg next Saturday afternoon.