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(( TONIGHT ON NEWS-7 PRIMETIME...
THE OUSTED JUROR IN THE SIMPSON TRIAL SPEAKS HER MIND--
MOTHERS AGAINST DRUNK DRIVING SAYS THE GOVERNMENT HAS GOTTEN LAX IN THE FIGHT TO CURB DRINKING AND DRIVING-- TODAY A SOBRIETY CHECK-POINT WAS SET UP IN BOETOURT COUNTY. ))
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TOP STORY GRAPHIC 11004
It's Tuesday, November 26th- Our Top Story
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VO-NAT


Another strike for convicted killer Jens Soering-- who maintains he did NOT murder Derrick and Nancy Haysom.
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P-Soering


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#596-35
SS=n7pt


Good Evening--
This is news-7 Primetime on WEFC, I'm Connie Stevens.
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The state lab says there's no sign of blood on the knife Soering's lawyer thought might exonerate him.
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Soering is due back in court in Bedford next month for a hearing on whether he deserves a new trial.
His lawyer will argue that a couple of hitchhikers who killed a Roanoke man around the same time could have murdered Derek and Nancy Haysom, rather than the German honors student from U-V-a.
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ANCHOR=Connie
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An appeals court sent the case back to the trial judge to decide whether to try it again.

P-Obremski


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
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Michael Obremski was an honors student, an Eagle Scout and went to college on a U-S Navy scholarship.
But now he faces 62 years in prison for making obscene phone calls to young girls.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/May 10;


The 39-year old cook says he was just talking to them, when he made the calls from the pay phone outside his motel room.
A police detective let us hear an example of Obremski's calls.
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The prosecutor says that was nothing compared to the graphic language Obremski used in the hundreds of calls describing how he planned to defile his victims.
Today in Roanoke, Obremski got an additional 31-years added on to his sentence-- that's on top of the 31 and a half years to serve in Botetourt and Roanoke Counties. open
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P-Hijacking


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
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GRAPHIC=hijacking
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Comoros Islands/Saturday;


Home video released today shows the fatal crash of an Ethiopian airliner over the weekend.
These pictures were taken by someone on the beach.
The jetliner plunged into the water--breaking into pieces, after it ran out of fuel off the Comoros Islands.
Hijackers demanded they be taken to Australia but refused to let the pilots stop to refuel.
127 people died in the crash- 52 survived- some swimming to shore.
It's believed all three hijackers were killed in the crash.
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P-Simpson


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#net-a
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The O.J. Simpson Civil trial has recessed until next week-- after the defense lawyer made a tactical decision not to cross-examine his client.
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VO-NAT
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Attorney Robert Baker instead will wait to put Simpson on the stand when the defense presents its case next month.
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((LAURIE LEVENSON/CBS LEGAL ANALYST: BAKER'S DECISION MAKES A LOT OF SENSE RIGHT NOW O.J.'S OUT THERE ON HIS OWN, AND HE'S DEFENSIVE. BUT IF YOU WAIT UNTIL THE DEFENSE CASE HE'LL BE SURROUNDED BY HIS OWN WITNESSES AND HIS EXPERTS WILL BE ABLE TO GET UP THERE AND EXPLAIN AWAY SOME OF THE PLAINTIFFS EVIDENCE AND BY THAT TIME YOU'LL SEE THE NEW, RENEWED O.J. SIMPSON. ))
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Also, today, the judge dismissed a female juror for "improper contact" with participants in the case.
Ann-Marie Jamison, an aspiring actress says all she did was tell a law clerk he had a nice tie.
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((ANN-MARIE JAMISON/FORMER JUROR: I WAS SHOCKED, I WAS UPSET, I FELT THAT I DID A GOOD JOB AS A JUROR. I TOOK COPIOUS NOTES, I PAID ATTENTION, I DID NOT TALK ABOUT THE TRIAL TO THE OTHER JURORS, TO ANYONE, I AVOIDED THE NEWS-- NO OFFENSE, LIKE THE PLAGUE I REALLY TRIED TO BE A FAIR AND IMPARTIAL JUROR AND I HAD THE BEST SEAT IN THE HOUSE. I WAS FRONT ROW CENTER, AND NOW I DON'T GET TO FIND OUT. ))
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When court resumes next week, the plaintiffs will likely call Simpson's ex-girlfriend Paula Barbieri-- as well a marriage counselor the Simpsons met with.

P-Checkpoint


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=spr
TAPE#596-37
GRAPHIC=drunk driving


The Federal government is barely making the grade in the fight against drunk driving.
That word tonight from Mothers Against Drunk Driving.
The group says for the first time in 10 years-- the number of fatalities caused by drunk driving accidents has increased in the U- S.
The group gives the government a "C" for its efforts in 1996-- compared to a "B Minus" a couple of years ago.
In Botetourt County today, State police tried to help in the fight, by setting up a sobriety checkpoint.
Scott Prince has the story.
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Even though MADD gave the nation a "C" grade... Virginia faired much better.
Because of those sobriety checkpoints coupled with strong legislation... the Commonwealth received a "B".
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A new judge is about to be named to the Circuit bench in Roanoke County.
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And the Hokies are being gracious hosts to the Virginia Cavaliers-- or are they?
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WEFC!!!
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P-kids-tobacco


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=equ
TAPE#596-32
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In the battle to show how much pro-tobacco states like Virginia don't want kids to smoke -- state officials have okayed a new weapon.
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Attorney general Jim Gilmore has given the green light to law enforcement officials who want to use children in cigarette buying "sting" operations.
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Loudoun Republican Bill Mims requested the opinion.
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Mims says teen buyers are already being used in underage alcohol sales enforcement--
Gilmore's ruling comes as he's forced Virginia into the legal fight against a federal ban on youth smoking.
The Virginia Department of health just released data from an undercover survey.
Children taking part in the survey were able to illegally buy tobacco products 37-percent of the time.

P-election


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#none
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The special election to fill Virgil Goode's state senate seat will be held December 17th.
Today Governor Allen confirmed the date.
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Democratic Delegate Roscoe Reynolds of Martinsville is running
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against Republican Delegate Allen Dudley of Rocky Mount.
If Dudley wins, the G-O-P would gain a majority in the 40-member Senate.
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Goode, a Democrat from Rocky Mount, was elected to the fifth District congressional seat in November.

P-Bar-Association


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-90
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


Salem and Roanoke County attorneys issued their endorsement today for their pick for the next Circuit Judge in the Valley.
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On the fourth ballot this afternoon, members of the COUNTY bar association picked a man who practices law throughout the area, but maintains his office in the CITY.
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((WELL, I'VE BEEN PRACTICING LAW FOR 20 YEARS. I'VE BEEN A SUBSTITUTE JUDGE FOR 10 YEAR. I JUST FELT THAT I'D LIKE TO ASSUME MORE RESPONSIBILITY.))
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The endorsement would almost ensure Apgar the job, IF he gets the nod from the CITY bar association when it meets Monday.
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ANCHOR=Connie
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If they chose a DIFFERENT candidate for the bench, the Governor could appoint someone else entirely.
The vacancy was created by the retirement of Circuit Judge G-O Clemens.

P-Kilgore


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Virginia Public Safety Secretary Jerry Kilgore is stepping down.
Kilgore is expected to announce a bid for Attorney General.
Now, four Republicans are interested in running for Attorney General in 1997.
Kilgore has overseen law enforcement, prisons and natural disasters for Governor George Allen since 1993.
He's from Scott County.
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Tonight on PRimetime Sports-- Steve Mason takes us to Maui for some hoops highlights.
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Plus...the low-down on toys this year, consumer groups are worried a good many aren't only violent-- they may be dangerous to your child's health.
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WEFC!!!
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P-Tech-Billboard


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=tal
TAPE#596-41
GRAPHIC=Virginia Tech


A billboard on the route 460 bypass in Christiansburg has heated up some Hokies.
Virginia Tech put up a plaque, just days before the annual gridiron grudge match with the University of Virginia.
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The billboard is a salute to higher education in the state.
For the second year in a row, USA-Today has ranked U-V-A the number one public institution in the nation.
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Hincker says Tech is getting calls from Hokies who think Cavaliers must have erected the billboard just to raise some pre-game ire.
So tomorrow, it will be changed to make it clear it's a sincere salute from Tech.
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P-Lottery


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This time of the year there are a lot of colds going around, but in Salem it's Lotto Fever that's contagious.
James and Martha Richards of Salem claimed the second half of last Wednesday's eight- point- seven- million- dollar jackpot.
The Richards purchased the winning ticket at C-J's Market on Chestnut Street in Salem.
The Richards received the first of 19 payments today for 149- thousand- dollars, after taxes.
The other half of the prize was won by an Alexandria couple. Forecasts
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Stay tuned-- thre's more News-7 Primetime on WEFC right after this break. cc sponsor go to break

P-Alzheimer's


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TAPE#596-46
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Alzheimer's disease patients now have a second drug to turn to--
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The F-D-A has approved use of the drug Aricept to treat symptoms.
It's said to have fewer side effects than Cognex, already on the market.
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P-Toy-Dangers


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-44
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A consumer group has released a study, "Trouble in Toyland"
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SUPER=03-Washington DC; :


The U.S. "Public Interest Research Group" is worried about many toys that-- among other things, can CHOKE children under age three.
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((STRANGULATION DEATHS, INJURIES FROM PROJECTILES, INJURIES FROM LACERATION....THESE ARE ALL DANGEROUS TOYS THAT ARE ON THE MARKET THIS HOLIDAY SEASON. ))
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There were 21 toy-related deaths in 1995, including eight deaths from choking on balloons.
More than 150-thousand children were treated in U.S. emergency rooms for toy-related injuries last year.


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ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
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TAPE#596-43
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Meantime, another consumer group wants to help parents select NON-VIOLENT toys for kids.
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((DAPHNE WHITE/THE LION & LAMB PROJECT: THE POINT IS FUN DOES NOT MEAN VIOLENT. A TOY OR GAME THAT PROMOTES LIKE A LOT OF THE TOYS WE HAVE HEAR DOES NOT MEAN BORING, VIOLENCE IS NOT THE ONLY WAY TO GET EXCITEMENT. ))
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As alternatives, the group endorses toys like "Toobers and Zots" the Hacky Sack Book and Balzak-- a unique inflatable balloon.
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cool-video


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WRITER=amo
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Tonight, for our video of the day, who can resist an occasional IMPLOSION.
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It took just seconds this morning to bring down a Las Vegas landmark.
The Sands Hotel was demolished-- making way for a new two billion dollar resort.
The Sands opened in 19-52.
It featured such top entertainers as Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Sammy Davis Junior.
The new six-thousand room resort should be open for business in about two years.
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SP-Florida


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Lots of Primetime sports headed your way, including UVa's win over UMass on the hard wood, but first...the game everyone is talking about!
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The lines are long and one of the hottest items going right now are tickets to the Florida/Florida State game at Doak Campbell Stadium. Two of the nations top offenses..but hey, don't forget about Defense.
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SP-Hoops


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TAPE#=BB97-2
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The Virginia mens basketball team...basking in the sun out in Hawaii in the Maui Invitational. Tonight's opponent; Atlantic 10 champion UMass.
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before hoops...got to go to the beach..which way do you go though..
Jeff Jones's team knew exactly where to be on the floor. Senior Jamal Robinson...is the sole benefactor off the UVa break..he finishes with the slam. 60-40 UVa with 7:20 left in the game.
His back court mate and former Patrick Henry standout Curtis Staples says hey...I can drive to the iron too!! He scores his 11th point on the night.
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Carmelo Travieso tries to bring the Minutemen back, but there were not enough minutes as Virginia advances to the Maui title game with the 75-68 win. The Cavs will meet either California or kansas in the championship tomorrow.
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Sp-UVA


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WRITER=sma
TAPE#=VF96-2
GRAPHIC=Carquest bowl


Virginia athletic Director Terry Holland is in maui with the basketball team.

But he did take time away from his busy schedule out there to get on a conference phone call and accept an invitation to the 6th annual Carquest Bowl December 27th at 7:30.
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Tiki and Ronde Barber, along with the wrest of the Cavaliers are making their second trip to pro Player Park, which was Joe Robbie back then.
Virginia lost to Boston College on 31-13 on that day back in 1994. The Cavs will most likely meet the loser of the Miami/Syracuse game this weekend, but carquest Bowl officials said today, that they are also going to take a good hard look at West Virginia.
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SP-Tech


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=tf96-2
GRAPHIC=Tech football


While the Cavs accepted a bid to the Carquest today,
Mike Stevens says Virginia Tech is still bowling for dollars.
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SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Virginia Tech Head Coach; :52
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SP-Indiana


ANCHOR=steve
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#rs96-1
GRAPHIC=REDSKINS

The Washington Redskins are not only getting notice by the NFL, but the college ranks as well. Today, Redskin assistant Cam Cameron was offically named head football coach at Indiana.
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The Hoosiers made the official announcement today. Cameron, who is currently the Skins quarterbacks coach, takes over a program that went 3 and 8 this past season. Cameron will finish out the season with washington
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preview-boards


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WRITER=amo
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Here's what you'll see tonight on NEWS-7 at 11.
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SUPER=76-Regional Jail


Three communities in the Alleghany Highlands took the first step toward a regional jail tonight.
SUPER=77-Another Look;


Plus Beth Myer continues her series on cosmetic surgery-- called "Another Look"--
SUPER=78-Eye-Lifts;

tonight she focuses on reducing wrinkles around the eyes.
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on WDBJ-7. Thanks for watching NEWS-7 Primetime, goodnight. These are just some of the stories you'll see in 30-minutes on NEWS-7 at 11