12:00-01

NOON-HEADLINES

TALENT=Melanie
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O-J Simpson takes the stand in his civil trial.
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And a Danville police officer is shot in the line of duty.
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TALENT=Patrick
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Sunny skies and warmer temperatures are the weather headlines as we head into a glorious late fall weekend. I'll have all the forecast details, and a look at sports--including who will NOT be Notre Dame's next coach.
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ANCHOR=Melanie



Simpson


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
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He's told his side of the story in a book, now, O.J. Simpson will speak for the first time in front of a jury.
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10;03:47
He's scheduled to testify today in the wrongful-death suit filed by the relatives of murder victims Nicole Simpson and Ron Goldman.
The plaintiffs attorneys are expected to target three main areas-- Simpson's whereabouts on the night of the murder, how he cut his hand and domestic violence.
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Yesterday the judge in the case denied a request by Simpson's attorneys to delay his testimony until Monday.
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Cop-Shooting


ANCHOR=Mel
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-98
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A Danville man is being held without bond for shooting and wounding a city police officer.
31- year- old Dennis Haley was shot in the throat around 5- 45 last night.
Teresa Hamilton reports, it's been at least 17-years since a Danville police officer was shot in the line of duty..
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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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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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((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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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
Commonwealth's Attorney Bill Fuller agreed with Morris and late last night the charge was filed against the alleged shooter, 30- year old Marlowe Andre Farmer.
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=noon
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-85
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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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(( 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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((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. ))
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Death was the penalty D.J. and his mother, Stoneman's ex-wife had hoped for.
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((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. ))
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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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((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. ))
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Prosecutor Greg Goad says either way, Stoneman will die behind bars.
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((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. ))
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Stoneman has 30 days to appeal. Tracy Altizer, News 7.

Mize


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#96-84
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The trial of a Campbell County teenager charged with killing his neighbor is expected to conclude today.
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Seventeen year old Louis Trey Mize is accused of fatally shooting 19- year- old Roger Vassar Junior last winter.
Yesterday Psychiatrists testified Mize was a psychotic who was acting out something he had seen on Television.
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But prosecutor Neil Vener says Mize only started showing signs of mental illness AFTER the shooting.
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AIR-BAGS


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
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The government is rewriting the rules on air bags.
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Federal safety regulators have announced a five- part plan that includes displaying dramatic warning labels about the dangers air bags pose to children and small adults.
The proposal also gives car owners the option to disconnect the bags.
And another idea is to have the auto industry install new "smart" air bags starting with 19-99 models.
These devices, which will soon be offered in some Mercedes, will de-activate themselves if a child seat is up front.
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((THE REASON WE LIKE SMART AIRBAGS... THAT'S TECHNOLOGY WE THINK THAT'S COMING DOWN THE PIPE. ))
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Air bags have been blamed for the deaths of 31 children and 20 adults.
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plane-crash


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


Federal aviation officials are investigating another deadly runway collision -- this time in Scottsdale, Arizona.
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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.
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Fourteen people were killed Tuesday in a similar accident in Illinois.
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Highway-Duel


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lba
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The lone survivor of a highway duel that killed three people was sentenced today to ten-and-a-half years in prison.
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Narkey Terry and another driver raced along the George Washington Memorial Parkway during morning rush hour last April and ended up swerving into oncoming traffic.
The other driver and two uninvolved drivers were killed.
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When we return,
An area nursing home has to send away some patients,
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And,
President Clinton heads "down under" to vacation and discuss environmental policy.
But first let's check in with Patrick.
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Shenandoah-Manor


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=jmo
TAPE#96-93
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State regulations could force some residents at a Clifton Forge nursing home to move.
Apparently, Shenandoah Manor has not been in compliance with some regulations.
That could mean the loss of Medicare and Medicaid funding.
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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
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The League of Older Americans and the Department of Social Services is planning to talk with residents later today about the move.

Surplus


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=afr
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Virginia's lawmakers will have more money than expected to work with next year.
A steadily improving economy combined with lower than expected welfare costs have produced a 265 million dollar surplus.
115 million dollars is available to allocate at next year's General Assembly session.
But about 150 million dollars is already earmarked for new mandates in education and prisons.


Clinton-ENVIRONMENT


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
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President Clinton's last full day in Australia included snorkeling at the Great Barrier Reef.
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News Cameras were not allowed on the snorkeling trip.
But the President later made a brief appearance to launch an appeal for new international laws to fight pollution which may alter the climate.
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((WE MUST STAND TOGETHER AGAINST THE THREAT OF GLOBAL WARMING...A GREEN HOUSE IS A GREAT PLACE TO RAISE PLANTS, BUT A GREENHOUSE IS NO PLACE TO NURTURE OUR CHILDREN. ))
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ANCHOR=Melanie
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Stateside, Tougher air quality standards being considered by Washington could mean costly new pollution controls for many cities.
A proposal on the issue is expected within days.
Opponents warn the controls could include travel restrictions, mandatory car pooling -- and even curbs on lawn mowers.

army-harass


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
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The Army today will announce the formation of a civilian- military panel to investigate the depth of sexual harassment in the service.
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UP TO MINUTE 3:19:23
The action follows charges of rape and sexual harrassment at an Army training school in Maryland.
Meanwhile, two Ohio professors estimate the cost of fighting military sex scandals could easily top one BILLION dollars.
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Soering


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=khu
TAPE#96-77
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A Bedford County Judge has ordered lab tests on a pocket knife taken from two hitchhikers within days of the 19-85 Haysom murders.
William Shifflett and Robert Louis Albright were eliminated as suspects after their fingerprints did not match prints found at the murder scene.
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Jens Soering's prints were also NOT found at the Haysom home.
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
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Soering's new lawyer is trying to suggest that Shifflett and Albright committed the double murder.
The two men are serving life sentences for a homicide in Roanoke that occurred right after the Haysoms slayings.

Bennett


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#none
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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 at the Greensville Correctional Center.
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ANCHOR=Melanie


Still to come,
A new book is released-- it uncovers a hidden history of the Roanoke Valley.
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And,
Today is the anniversary of the assassination of JFK.
Yesterday, a former aide released a film made on the day of the shooting.
Stick around.
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Kennedy-Video


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
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Today marks the 33rd anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
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Yesterday, a never- seen- before film of Kennedy's last minutes alive was made public.
The film was shot by a Kennedy aide. It shows the Kennedys driving down the streets of Dallas in an open convertible.
The film runs out just moments before the presidential motorcade enters the plaze where Kennedy was fatally shot.
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GLENN-SPACE


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
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The first American to orbit the Earth is hinting he'd like to return to space.
Senator John Glenn, who is now 75, says space is a good place to study human aging and he says he'd be a good guinea pig.
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The Ohio Democrat would break the age record now held by 61- year- old Storey Musgrave, who is currently on a 16 day mission in space aboard Columbia.
Glenn says has not told NASA he's serious about returning to space, but he clearly wants to go.
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Black-History


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


The Roanoke Valley's African American heritage can now be found in a new book.
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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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The book is available at the Harrison Museum of African American Culture, and may soon be available at local bookstores.
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Balloon


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#96-82
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Rain was not the only thing in the air above the Roanoke Valley yesterday.
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A U-S Air pilot took his hot-air 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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WEATHER
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CAR-ADS


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=MEL
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Good news for car shoppers.
The government says five major automakers have agreed to stop burying important leasing costs in their ads.
The Federal Trade Commission says from now on the carmakers will display in bold print the details of costs -- such as taxes and title and registration fees.

Stocks


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lba
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On Wall Street at Noon, the Dow was UP 25 points.
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UP next on the newscast,
We have your Friday night menu of High school football action.
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and,
An out of the ordinary traffic jam ties up the highways of New York.
Stick around.
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Express


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-22
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The Roanoke Express ran out of steam last night in the third period as they let a 2 goal lead and a five game winning streak slip away at the hands of the Charlotte Checkers.
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The team would get off to a good start as Ilya Dubkov slaps in Jeff Jablonski's pass with 17:10 left in the second.
Jablonski would then get another second period goal as he makes a nice steal between two Checkers, heads down along the boards and ricochets the puck off
the Checker goalie and into the SUPER=38-Charlotte/3/Roanoke/2;

net.
But Charlotte gets three unanswered in the third to come back and take a 3-to-2 win.
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Pistons


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#BB97-2
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The Detroit Pistons have tied the record for the best start in franchise history thanks to last's win over the Nets.
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Head Coach Doug Collins would watch his team improve its record to 10-and-1 thanks to who else but Grant Hill.
Last night baby Jordan would come SUPER=32-New Jersey/88/Detroit/96;

through with 17 points, 9 assists and 8 rebounds as the Pistons win it 96-to-88.
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WVU


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#TF96-2
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After holding Miami to just 7 points on the Canes home field last Saturday, the Hokies have definitely gotten West Virginia's attention.
But that does not mean the Mountaineers are not confident about their ability to score on Tech.
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((CHAD JOHNSTON/WEST VIRGINIA QUARTERBACK:)) ((DON NEHLEN/WEST VIRGINIA HEAD COACH:))
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Barnett


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB96-3
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The list of candidates to replace Lou Holtz at Notre Dame no longer includes everyone's favorite to get the job.
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Gary Barnett withdrew his name from consideration yesterday.
Last season's national coach of the year says he talked with Notre Dame officials but was never offered the job.
He says he is staying put for personal reasons.
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FFE


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-12
GRAPHIC=FFE LOGO


The Regional Championships are set for tonight on Friday Football Extra.
Here are the six games we'll have for you AT 11:35.
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Don't forget the Jefferson Forest - Brookville game has been moved to 1:30 on Saturday.

LIONEL


ANCHOR=MEL
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=DAL
TAPE#96-86
GRAPHIC=none


The ultimate toy rolled into Roanoke for the Holiday Gift Show at the Civic Center.
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"The Magical World of Lionel Trains" is the largest mobile model train display in the world.
The big display is permanently housed in a custom made trailer.
Up to 10 trains can move around the tracks at a time.
Chuck Block says they created the display with children of all ages in mind.
He says it offers something for everyone.
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((CHUCK BLOCK/THE GREATEST TRAIN SHOW: WE JUST THREW A LITTLE SCENERY IN HERE FOR EVERYBODY. A LITTLE BIT OF MOUNTAINS LITTLE BIT OF DESERT, A LITTLE BIT OF DIRT, JUST SOMETHING THAT WE THOUGHT WOULD INTEREST EVERYBODY, EVERYWHERE WE WENT.))
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The display has been on the road for eight years.
It travels 46 weeks a year, visiting 48 states along the way.
It will be stationed in Roanoke through Sunday.
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Dog-Chase


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


For many people slow speed chases conjure up images of O.J. Simpson, but the today's chase looked a bit different.
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A pack of dogs took to the highways of New York, slowing and in some cases stopping traffic.
A half an hour after the first spotting, the dogs were still there. (-------------) Police finally managed to chase them down an exit ramp.