06:00-01

Headline

ANCHOR=Melanie
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VO-NAT


An officer is shot in Danville while trying to serve a search warrant.
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And the jury recommends a sentence for the man convicted of killing a Hillsville couple.

Cop-Shooting


ANCHOR=Mel
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-98
GRAPHIC=Shooting


It's been at least 17-years since a Danville police officer was shot in the line of duty.
That streak ended last night when 31- year- old Dennis Haley was wounded when he was shot in the throat.
Teresa Hamilton reports.
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SUPER=03-Danville; :00
SUPER=01-Neal Morris/Danville Police Chief; :19 Quick
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(( The unusual number of police cars and officers who gathered along Moffett Street indicated early on something was wrong. nat sound
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Chief Neal Morris later confirmed officer Dennis Haley had been shot while executing a search warrant for drugs.
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((WE THANK THE LORD, AT THIS POINT, THAT IT WENT IN HERE AND EXITED HERE, AND DIDN'T HIT ANYTHING VITAL. ))
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Haley was wounded when several uniformed officers went to the back door of 321- Moffett Street.
Morris says the men repeatedly announced themselves before knocking the door down with a battering ram.
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IN Q=When the

((NEAL MORRIS/DANVILLE POLICE CHIEF:WHEN THE OFFICERS CAME INTO THE HALLWAY, THE SUBJECTS STEPPED OUT OF A BEDROOM, AND BEGAN FIRING, OFFICER GARY WILSON, WHO WAS PRESENT, HE HIT THE FLOOR AND RETURNED FIRE, BUT THE GUY RAN BACK INTO THE ROOM. AND OF COURSE, THE OFFICERS RUSHED THE ROOM AND SUBDUED THEM.))
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OUT Q=subdued them.


Morris says the incident has left the department shaken.
Haley has been with the Danville P-D since 1989-- over the summer he worked in the downtown area, as a community police officer. take stand up
At least two people were taken in for questioning.
Morris says he's considering filing an attempted capital murder charge against one of the subjects. end su
The decision to file the charge against the alleged shooter, 30- year old Marlowe Andre Farmer, will be up to prosecutors.
Officer Haley is expected to make a full recovery-- just hours after the incident he walked into the department to pick up his belongings.
Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7.))

P-Stoneman


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=tal
TAPE#596-32
SS=stoneman


The jury that convicted Dennis Stoneman of capital murder Wednesday night, spared his life yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Hillsville;


It found Stoneman guilty of the murders of Tina and Steve Quesenberry even after the defense tried to pin the blame on Stoneman's 17- year- old son who witnessed the shootings.
Yesterday Stoneman's ex-wife, who says Stoneman abused her and threatened her family, says the sentence of life without parole is not enough.
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SOT 12:29:17
IN Q=

((TERESA STONEMAN/DEFENDANT'S EX-WIFE: IF HE WAS TO EVER GET OUT MY WHOLE FAMILY, MY CHILD AND ALL OF US WOULD BE IN VERY BAD DANGER. SO I FELT LIKE IF HE HAD GOTTEN DEATH WE COULD'VE PUT ALL THIS BEHIND US AND WE WOULDN'T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT ANYTHING ANYMORE. ))
SUPER=01-Teresa Stoneman/Defendant's Ex-Wife;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=anything anymore.
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VO-NAT


Stoneman first asked the jury to sentence him to die.
But he later asked his lawyer to make a closing argument on his behalf.
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SOT 12:51:07
IN Q=

((GARY LUMSDEN/STONEMAN'S LAWYER: WELL THERE'S A SAYING ABOUT SOMETHING ABOUT THE POT COMING TO A BOIL AND I THINK THE POT WAS ON FIRE AND I GUESS HE JUST CHANGED HIS MIND. ))
SUPER=01-Gary Lumsden/Stoneman's Lawyer;
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OUT Q=changed his mind.
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VO-NAT


Stoneman has 30 days to appeal.
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Transfusion


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


A women's religious beliefs almost cost her her life.
Seventy-two- year- old Doris McDaniel refused a blood transfusion following surgery for colon cancer for religious reasons.
She is a Jehovah witness.
Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital felt it was ethically bound to honor the patient's request.
But after a judge intervened, Doris McDaniel got a blood transfusion.
Family members also said she changed her mind once it became clear she was facing death.
The family's attorney said the woman's condition has improved since she got the transfusion Wednesday night.

Shenandoah-Manor


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=jmo
TAPE#96-93
GRAPHIC=nursing home


State regulations could force some residents at a Clifton Forge nursing home to move.
Apparently, Shenandoah Manor has not been in compliance with the regulations.
That could mean the loss of Medicare and Medicaid funding.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Clifton Forge/File Tape;


According to health officials, Shenandoah Manor has been given several months to take care of some deficiencies.
The nursing home had until today to fix these problems.
Shenandoah Manor currently has about 47 residents...35 of those receive funding through Medicare and Medicaid...
Those 35 residents will NOT have to move immediately.
They'll have 30 days to relocate.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=none


The League of Older Americans and the Department of Social Services is planning to talk with residents later today about the move.

Bennett


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


Ronald Bennett became the 33rd person to be put to death by the state of Virginia since the Supreme Court allowed capital punishment to resume 20 years ago.
Bennett was executed last night for the 19-85 murder of a Chesterfield County woman.
Bennett gave no final statement as he was led into the death chamber last night at the Greensville Correctional Center.

Rail-Merger


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=rail merger


C-S-X was offered more than four times the number of shares it needs in the first step of its planned merger with Conrail.
But the deal is far from over.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file


Experts said even Conrail shareholders who tendered stock yesterday to Richmond based C-S-X might vote against the merger.
Norfolk Southern has offered more than one billion dollars more for Conrail than C-S-X.
But C-S-X will have almost 20 percent of Conrail's shares by the next shareholders' meeting.
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Balloon


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#96-82
GRAPHIC=None


The weather in the Roanoke Valley yesterday may not have been ideal.
But it started out O-K for a hot- air balloon ride.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.


A U-S Air pilot took his balloon up and gave the principal at Clearbrook Elementary School a ride.
It was part of the school's celebration of American Education Week.
The balloon floated across southwest Roanoke County and into Roanoke, then Salem, landing safely at the V-A Hospital.
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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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VO-NAT


A Danville police officer is shot in the line of duty.
It's the first such shooting in the city in nearly 20 years.
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VO-NAT


O-J Simpson takes the witness stand at his wrongful death trial.
The judge yesterday denied a request by Simpson's attorney to put off the testimony until next week.
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VO-NAT


And the U-S government will try to make car airbags safer for little children.
Proposed changes for the safety devices will be announced at a news conference today.
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And that's what's making news today on this Friday the 22nd of November.
Don't go away News 7 Morning will continue.

WASH-SNOW


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


Snow and ice storms in the Pacific Northwest are being blamed for another death.
That makes eleven deaths blamed on the storms.
And tens of thousands of people are still without power in Washington, Oregon and Idaho.

Simpson


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


O-J Simpson may finally get to tell his story, from the witness stand.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Santa Monica, CA;


He's scheduled to testify today in the wrongful-death suit filed by the relatives of murder victims Nicole Simpson and Ron Goldman.
Yesterday his attorneys failed to persuade the judge to delay the start of his testimony until Monday.
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Yeltsin


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


Boris Yeltsin was released from a Moscow hospital this morning.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Moscow;

4:00:00
He is now recuperating at a government health resort.
It's the latest sign of the Russian President's improving health since he underwent bypass surgery November fifth.
Doctors say his return to the Kremlin is scheduled for late December or early January.
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WIPE/WIPE/WIPE

M-TERESA


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=wipe wipe wipe
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Calcutta, India;


Mother Teresa is back in the hospital, being treated for an irregular heart beat.
Her doctor says she is fully conscious and breathing on her own.
The 86- year- old Nobel peace laureate was hospitalized twice earlier this year, for malaria, irregular heart beat and respiratory problems.
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plane-crash


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


There's been another deadly runway collision -- this time in Scottsdale, Arizona.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Scottsdale, AR;


A small plane trying to land last night clipped another plane, then smacked into an empty corporate jet. All three people on the small plane were killed.
SUPER=03-Quincy, IL/Tuesday;


Fourteen people were killed Tuesday in a similar accident in Illinois.
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AIRBAG


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=air bags


Federal Highway safety officials will announce new proposals today to try to make car airbags safer for children.
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VO-NAT


The changes are expected to include manufacturer warning labels and allowing drivers to turn airbags off.
Airbags have saved the lives of thousands of adults but they open with force considered deadly to children.
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Cisneros


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


Another one of president clinton's top staffers is quitting.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file


Housing Secretary Henry Cisneros says he's stepping aside so he can get a job in the private sector and make more money.
SUPER=03-Washington DC;


Cisneros is the seventh Clinton cabinet member to say they won't be around for the second term.
Seattle, Washington Mayor Norm Rice is considered a top candidate for the vacancy.
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Mize


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#96-84
GRAPHIC=NONE


Doctors for a Campbell County teen testified he could not tell right from wrong the night he shot and killed his neighbor.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Rustburg;


17- year- old Louis Trey Mize is on trial for the murder of 19- year- old Roger Vassar Junior last winter.
Psychiatrists testified Mize was a psychotic who was acting out something he had seen on T-V.
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(( ))
SUPER=01-Dr. Gary Hawk/Defense Psychiatrist;
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VO-NAT

But prosecutor Neil Vener says Mize only started showing signs of mental illness after he was arrested. The trial is expected to conclude today.
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Soering


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=khu
TAPE#96-77
GRAPHIC=Soering


A Bedford County Judge has ordered lab tests on a pocket knife taken from two hitchhikers within days of the Haysom murders in 19-85.
William Shifflett and Robert Louis Albright were fingerprinted at the time and eliminated as suspects in the Haysom case.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford/June 1990


(Yenz Sirr-ings) Jens Soering's prints were NOT found at the Haysom home in suburban Lynchburg, either.
He confessed to the crime, then said he took the blame to protect his girlfriend, ELIZABETH Haysom, the victims' daughter.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=hold


(Sirring's) Soering's new lawyer is trying to suggest that Shifflett and Albright committed the double murder in 19-85. They're serving life sentences for a homicide in Roanoke that occurred right after the Haysoms were killed.

2-Cop-Shooting


ANCHOR=Mel
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-98
GRAPHIC=Shooting


A Danville police officer was shot in the line of duty last night.
Dennis Haley was shot in the throat, but he was up an walking 2 hours later
Teresa Hamilton reports. (/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=The unusual
SUPER=03-Danville; :00
SUPER=01-Neal Morris/Danville Police Chief; :19 Quick
SUPER=@Teresa1; 1:09
RUNS=1:35
OUT Q=Hamilton, News 7.

(( The unusual number of police cars and officers who gathered along Moffett Street indicated early on something was wrong. nat sound
RUNS=:02


Chief Neal Morris later confirmed officer Dennis Haley had been shot while executing a search warrant for drugs.
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SOT
IN Q=We thank

((WE THANK THE LORD, AT THIS POINT, THAT IT WENT IN HERE AND EXITED HERE, AND DIDN'T HIT ANYTHING VITAL. ))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=anything vital.


Haley was wounded when several uniformed officers went to the back door of 321- Moffett Street.
Morris says the men repeatedly announced themselves before knocking the door down with a battering ram.
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SOT
IN Q=When the

((NEAL MORRIS/DANVILLE POLICE CHIEF:WHEN THE OFFICERS CAME INTO THE HALLWAY, THE SUBJECTS STEPPED OUT OF A BEDROOM, AND BEGAN FIRING, OFFICER GARY WILSON, WHO WAS PRESENT, HE HIT THE FLOOR AND RETURNED FIRE, BUT THE GUY RAN BACK INTO THE ROOM. AND OF COURSE, THE OFFICERS RUSHED THE ROOM AND SUBDUED THEM.))
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=subdued them.


Morris says the incident has left the department shaken.
Haley has been with the Danville P-D since 1989-- over the summer he worked in the downtown area, as a community police officer. take stand up
At least two people were taken in for questioning.
Morris says he's considering filing an attempted capital murder charge against one of the subjects. end su
The decision to file the charge against the alleged shooter, 30- year old Marlowe Andre Farmer, will be up to prosecutors.
Officer Haley is expected to make a full recovery-- just hours after the incident he walked into the department to pick up his belongings.
Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7.))

Stoneman


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-85
GRAPHIC=Stoneman


Dennis Stoneman asked for the death penalty-- but a Carroll County jury did not comply with his wishes.
The County's first person convicted of capital murder in more than 40 years will serve life in prison.
Tracy Altizer reports.
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IN Q=Dennis Stoneman asked
SUPER=03-Hillsville;:00
SUPER=01-Gary Lumsden/Stoneman's Lawyer; :18
SUPER=01-Teresa Stoneman/Defendant's Ex-Wife; :31
SUPER=@Tracy2; :43
SUPER=01-June Quesenberry/Victim's Mother; :51
SUPER=01-Greg Goad/Carroll Co. Prosecutor; 1:06
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(( Dennis Stoneman asked the jury to sentence him to die, saying he lost his will to live after his 17 year-old son testified against him, then left the courtroom smiling over the capital murder conviction.
But he apparently thought better of that request, and asked his lawyer to make a closing argument on his behalf.
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SOT 12:51:07

((GARY LUMSDEN/STONEMAN'S LAWYER: WELL THERE'S A SAYING ABOUT SOMETHING ABOUT THE POT COMING TO A BOIL, AND I THINK THE POT WAS ON THE FIRE AND I GUESS HE JUST CHANGED HIS MIND. ))
RUNS=:09


Death was the penalty D.J. and his mother, Stoneman's ex-wife had hoped for.
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SOT 12;30:25

((TERESA STONEMAN/DEFENDANT'S EX-WIFE: I THOUGHT IF HE GOT DEATH THAT WE WOULDN'T HAVE TO WORRY ANYMORE, THAT WE'D FEEL MORE SAFE, BUT I'M STILL AFRAID. ))
RUNS=:08


The jury found Stoneman guilty of shooting Teresa's sister and brother-in-law, Tina and Steve Quesenberry.
The Quesenberry family was also disappointed, but ready to accept the sentence of life without parole.
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SOT 12:35:38

((JUNE QUESENBERRY/VICTIM'S MOTHER: IT'S GOOD TO HAVE A CLOSURE TO IT SO WE CAN TRY TO PICK UP THE PIECES. LIFE WON'T EVER BE THE SAME BUT AT LEAST THIS IS BEHIND US. ))
RUNS=:11


Prosecutor Greg Goad says either way, Stoneman will die behind bars.
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SOT 12:56:54

((GREG GOAD/CARROLL CO. PROSECUTOR: ON THE LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE ON THE CAPITAL, THAT'S LIFE AS IN NATURAL LIFE. SO UNDER THE SENTENCE HE'S IN THE PENITENTIARY FOR THE REST OF HIS LIFE PERIOD. ))
RUNS=:10


Stoneman has 30 days to appeal. Tracy Altizer, News 7.

2-Bennett


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


When the end came, Ronald Bennett had nothing to say.
Bennett was executed last night for the 19-85 murder of a Chesterfield County woman.
He is the 33rd person to be put to death in the state since the Supreme Court allowed capital punishment to resume 20 years ago.
Bennett gave no final statement as he was led into the death chamber last night at the Greensville Correctional Center.

Allen


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-89
GRAPHIC=George Allen


George Allen returned from a Middle East trip, and promptly criticized Lieutenant Governor Don Beyer.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond/Wednesday;


Beyer has said Virginia's laws are not stopping children from smoking -- so he supports some regulatory help from the F-D-A.
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SOT 02:43:31
IN Q=As usual

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: OH AS USUAL I DISAGREE WITH HIM. IT'S AMAZING TO ME THAT HE HAS A POSITION THAT'S REALLY VERY OUTLANDISH AND NOT EVEN IN THE VIEWS OF EVEN DEMOCRATS IN VIRGINIA.))
SUPER=@Allen;
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OUT Q=Democrats in Virginia.
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VO-NAT


That having been said, Allen agrees with Beyer that NOT enough is being done to enforce Virginia's laws.
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SOT 02:45:03
IN Q=Well we

((WELL WE ARE TRYING TO ENFORCE THE LAWS. AND SOME LAWS JUST WENT ON THE BOOKS AS OF JULY FIRST. AS FAR AS THE PHOTO I.D. I THINK WE NEED TO DO A BETTER JOB OF ENFORCING THE LAW.))
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OUT Q=the law.
TALENT=Melanie
SS=Don Beyer


Many Republicans are admitting privately that Beyer's stand may win him some votes in 19-97.
Recent polls suggest a slight majority of Virginians favor more government regulation of tobacco.

Black-History


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-83
GRAPHIC=Black History


The Roanoke Valley's Black History is chronicled in a new book.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Last night, author Reginald Shareef was signing copies of his pictorial history at the Harrison Museum.
The book includes 275 photographs.
Shareef says he hopes it'll will be a starting point for more research into the area's African American heritage.
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IN Q=This is a pictorial history

((REGINALD SHAREEF/AUTHOR: THIS IS A PICTORIAL HISTORY. IT GIVES A BROAD OVERVIEW, BUT A LOT OF THE HISTORICAL INFORMATION, A LOT OF THE HISTORICAL EVENTS, HISTORIC PERSONALITIES NEED TO BE MORE FULLY DEVELOPED, SO HOPEFULLY THE NEXT BOOK WILL TAKE THAT STEP.))
SUPER=01-Reginald Shareef/Author;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=take that step.
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VO-NAT


The book is available at the Harrison Museum of African American Culture, and may soon be available at local bookstores.
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New-Wine


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-91
GRAPHIC=None


From Paris to the Star City, wine lovers were lining up yesterday for bottles of Beaujolais Nouveau (BOE-juh-lay new-VOE).
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


A special delivery in downtown Roanoke brought ten cases to Lee and Edwards Wine Merchants.
Facing unusual demand for the first wine of the new vintage year, the store is rationing bottles until another shipment arrives next week.
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SOT
IN Q=The French will not allow

((GORDON KENDALL/STORE MANAGER: THE FRENCH WILL NOT ALLOW IT TO BE RELEASED BEFORE THE THIRD THURSDAY IN NOVEMBER, WHICH IS TODAY. SO EVEN IN PARIS IT'S THE SAME THING. AND THAT POLICY CREATES A PENT- UP DEMAND. AND THERE HAS BEEN A LOT OF ANTICIPATION. OUR PHONE HAS BEEN RINGING A LOT FOR THE LAST THREE WEEKS, PEOPLE ASKING AND RESERVING NOUVEAU.))
SUPER=01-Gordon Kendall/Store Manager;
RUNS=:22
OUT Q=reserving nouveau.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=None


Ample sunshine in September provided a bountiful crop of ripened fruit and a harvest of high expectations for the French wines of 19-96.

4-Scores


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


The Charlotte Hornets drained eleven three-pointers as they stung the Indiana Pacers 90-to-87.
For all of last night's scores let's check the boards.
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SUPER=0096-j/Atlanta/73//Milwaukee/65////L.A. Clippers/94/j/Dallas/105///;
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SUPER=0096-j/Houston/115//Phoenix/105///j/Chicago/110//Denver/92///;
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SUPER=0096-j/Utah/109//Golden State/104//Overtime/;
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SUPER=0103-j/Montreal/6//Boston/2////Toronto/3/j/Buffalo/6///;
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SUPER=0103-/Pittsburgh/3/j/Philadelphia/7////Phoenix/3/j/St.Louis/4///;
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