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SUPER=70-Connie Stevens;
SUPER=70-Robin Reed;
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ANCHOR=Connie
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(( TONIGHT ON NEWS-7 PRIMETIME...
THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST IS ON THE ROPES FOLLOWING ANOTHER ONE-TWO PUNCH FROM MOTHER NATURE--
THESE DOLLS ARE SUPPOSED TO DEVOUR PLASTIC TOY CARROTS AND FRENCH FRIES....BUT ONCE THEY LOCK ONTO HUMAN HAIR...THE FEEDING FRENZY CONTINUES. ))
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top-story


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#top
GRAPHIC=none
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TOP STORY GRAPHIC 11004
It's Monday December 30th--tonight's Top Story
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VO-NAT


Police are left with the mystery of who fired the gun in the case of two decomposed bodies found in an Old Southwest apartment.
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P-Day-Murder


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=eea
TAPE#596-37
GRAPHIC=n7pt


Good Evening you're watching NEWS-7 Primetime on WEFC, I'm Connie Stevens.
SS=shooting


The two men found dead at a Day Avenue apartment last week were identified by Roanoke Police today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Friday;


54 year old Spencer Jackson Dickason lived at the apartment where his body was found on Friday.
The other man, 44 year old Odell Hairston had a northwest Roanoke address.
Investigators are hoping further tests will tell them who fired the gun.
Over the weekend, the medical examiner said both died from a single gunshot to the head.
The bullets were the same caliber as a gun found at the scene, pointing to a possible murder suicide.
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p-Pulaski-Shooting


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#596-30
GRAPHIC=shooting


The gunshot wounds to a Pulaski couple are found to be consistent with murder- suicide.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pulaski Co./Sunday Morning;


Betty and Douglas Burgess died Saturday night outside of their home on Alum Spring Road.
The couple had been separated for some time, and were reportedly in the process of getting a divorce.
Police say Douglas Burgess was clutching a large caliber handgun when they found his body.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


Following autopsies today, Dr. William Masello said both victims died from gunshot wounds to the head.
Douglas Burgess had a single gunshot wound. Betty Burgess had more than one.

P-Doll-Attack


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#net-d
GRAPHIC=NONE
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-San Diego; :


Federal safety regulators are NOT taking any action on hair-eating dolls that have been chomping on the locks of unsuspecting children.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission, however, is issuing a warning about the Cabbage Patch Snacktime Kids.
The doll is designed to chew automatically when plastic french fries or other items are placed in its mouth.
It keeps eating until its plastic food drops into its backpack.
But the dolls' mechanical jaws have locked down on the hair of nearly three dozen little girls--
Emmy Sivadge learned first-hand.
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((SCOTT SIVADGE/EMMY'S FATHER: THE FACE WAS SO TIGHT AGAINST THE TOP OF HER HEAD, PUSHED DOWN LIKE THIS, THERE WAS NO WAY I COULD CUT THE HAIR. GAIL SIVADGE/EMMY'S MOTHER: IF YOU PULLED ON THE DOLL, IT ONLY GRABBED MORE, AND IT WAS PULLING HER HAIR AWAY FROM HER SCALP. REPORTER: WHERE WAS IT ON YOUR HAIR? EMMY: RIGHT HERE. REPORTER: DID IT HURT? EMMY: MMHMMM,. IT WAS TIGHT. ))
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SUPER=01-Gail Sivadge/Emmy's Mother; :07
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VO-NAT


The doll does not have an on-off switch-- it took this family 20 minutes, 20 screws-- and a very sharp knife-- to cut the head back.
Mattel, the toy's manufacturer, insists the toys are safe.
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P-Reynolds-Resignation


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=equ
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Election 96


In political news-- this year's election season is spilling into the New Year.
SS=Allen


Governor George Allen has named January 14th the day for the special House of Delegates election.
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That's to fill the unexpired term of Delegate Roscoe Reynolds -- following HIS special election to fill the unexpired term of state Senator Virgil Goode -- who was, of course, elected to Congress.
According to the Allen Administration, January 14th is the EARLIEST possible date.
That means the 10th House district will be unrepresented for at least the first week of the 1997 General Assembly session.

P-Goode


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#596-38
GRAPHIC=goode


Virgil Goode says he's going to Washington as his own man....
The Rocky Mount Democrat adds he'll look at the example set by his predecessors as he takes his seat in Congress.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


Goode promises to vote his conscience, and remain true to the conservative philosophy that he followed during more than 20 years in the state senate.
But as he heads to Washington, Goode says he also considers L.F. Payne and Dan Daniel to be excellent role models.
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IN Q=Dan Daniel was a very fine

((VIRGIL GOODE/CONGRESSMAN-ELECT: DAN DANIEL WAS A VERY FINE LEGISLATOR AND IF ONE COULD DO JUST A A PART OF THE THINGS HE DID IN THE AREA OF CONSTITUENT SERVICE WOULD BE GOOD. AND I THINK L.F. PAYNE HAS DONE A GOOD JOB. AND I THINK BOTH OF THOSE ARE GOOD ROLE MODELS FOR ANYONE FROM THE FIFTH DISTRICT OR VIRGINIA TO LOOK TO.))
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=hold


Goode has been appointed to the House Agriculture Committee. He'll be sworn in January 7th.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE


Straight ahead Mike Stevens reports from Miami-- the countdown continues to the kickoff of the Orange Bowl.
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VO-NAT


And several hunters are taking advantage of a controlled hunt-- because of an increase in the deer population this year.
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WEFC!!!
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P-Deer-Hunt


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-92
GRAPHIC=NONE


Smith Mountain Lake State Park was closed to the public during this mild weather--
But for hunters it was open as grounds for a controlled deer hunt.
Scott Prince reports from Bedford County.
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SUPER=01-Dale Woods/Dept. of Conservation & Recreation; :12
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SUPER=01-Norman Cumbo/Hunter; :52
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(( The hunt is on at Smith Mountain Lake State Park.
For the second straight year, it's closed to the public to make way for sportsmen.
The reason-- an increasing deer population.
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((DALE WOODS/VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION AND RECREATION: WHEN YOU HAVE THAT, THE QUALITY OF THE DEER DROPS A LITTLE BIT. SO WE'RE TRYING TO DECREASE THOSE DEER NUMBERS SLIGHTLY. ))
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Close to 200 hunters put in applications to participate.
27 were randomly selected for each of the six days.
And the hunters can only use muzzleloaders. Stand up 12:20:20
All Virginia State laws are enforced during this special deer hunt.
But there are some extra safety measures taken.
First of all you have to be at least sixteen- years- old to participate.
And aside from wearing a blaze orange hat... you're also required to wear a vest. End stand up
Smith Mountain Lake is one of half a dozen state parks allowing a controlled hunt.
And it gives sportsmen an opportunity they wouldn't otherwise get.
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SOT 11:57:26
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((NORMAN CUMBO/HUNTER: WHERE WE'RE FROM, ONLY A QUARTER OF THE COUNTY IS OPEN SO WE DROVE UP HERE TO KIND OF GET IN ON THE LAST DAY OR TWO OF HUNTING. ))
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Norman Cumbo and his sons drove five hours from Dickenson County just to take part.
They came away with a 70- pound doe-- one of the biggest kills of the day.
Already, this year's event is being called a success.
But officials say it's still too early to tell if another controlled hunt will be needed again next year.
Scott Prince, News- 7, Bedford County.))

P-Partners-Parenting


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#96-95
GRAPHIC=Education


Roanoke County schools and First Union are teaming up in favor of parents.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./May 20


The Partners in Parenting program is getting a 6-thousand dollar grant from the bank's Excellence in Education fund.
The school system will use the money to help pay for seminars on topics important to parents and teachers.
The program also tries to develop greater community involvement in the school system.
More than 60 schools in 12 states competed for the grants.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE


Straight ahead on NEWS-7 Primetime-- an update on the winter storms that
have ravaged (----------------)
VO-NAT

the Pacific Northwest for days-- now rain and rising temperatures are washing away the four days of snow and ice...making way for mudslides and flooding.
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WEFC!!!
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P-NW-Snow


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#NET-F
GRAPHIC=WINTER WX


The Pacific Northwest is being hit with yet another winter storm-- this one blamed for at least nine deaths.
The National Guard has been activated, and the snow has stopped falling... now residents are dealing with rain-- which is creating more problems.
Meg O'Conor reports.
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SUPER=03-British Columbia; :21
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SUPER=01-Meg O'Conor/Reporting; 1:20
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((
It just won't stop in the Pacific Northwest.
First there was the snow which began Thursday.
So much fell that many records were broken.
Now the temperatures are rising just a little bit turning the snow into rain.
Flooding from the melting snow and rain is a big problem and not just in Washington.
In Frasier Valley, British Columbia, 15-hundred people were rescued after spending the weekend trapped.
Homes that were once on solid ground are sliding away in the mud..
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((BUILDING INSPECTOR:ITS THE WORST I'VE SEEN IN 30 YEARS ETC. ))
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All of the snow that's fallen has accumulated on the roofs of buildings everywhere.
In Missoula, Montana the only warning the owner of the Lucky Strike casino says he got before the roof collapsed was a groan from the building. RON ALLRED/CASINO OWNER
Snow and heavy rainfall forced the closing of major highways in Washington and Oregon.
In Portland, mudslides sent not only earth toward the highways...but trees too..which made it impossible for drivers to get by....but if you wanted to take a chance on foot..there was little anyone could do to stop you. standup tag
Forecasters say conditions could get worse before they get better... that's because rain is expected fall throughout the week, and temperatures are expected to stay in the 40's... a combination that could mean serious flooding for the Northwest.
In Seattle, I'm Meg O'Conor, CBS News.)) Forecasts
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P-Osteoporosis


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-01
GRAPHIC=osteo


We are constantly being reminded of the consequences of osteoporosis.
Yet it's not so easy to find out just how weak or strong your bones are until it's too late.
Now though, there is an exciting new way to accurately evaluate the health of your bones.
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SUPER=01-Aileen Janover/Osteoporosis Patient; :55
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((OKAY, AILEEN, I'M GOING TO HAVE YOU.. ))
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It's the DEXA machine.
A state of the art device able to measure even very small changes in a person's bone density.
A narrow beam of x-ray scans through the spine, hips and arms and is precise enough to detect as little as two percent changes in bone density. The results help identify osteoporosis before it reaches an advanced stage.
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((DR. MARJORIE LUCKEY, MT. SINAI HOSPITAL: WE CAN MEASURE THE AMOUNT OF BONE IN THE SKELETON VERY ACCURATELY WITH THIS MACHINE. ))
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Before this development, the outlook for osteoporosis patients wasn't as good.
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((DR. LUCKEY: OSTEOPOROSIS WAS REALLY ONLY DIAGNOSED AFTER THE BONES BEGAN TO BREAK. IF WE WAIT UNTIL AFTER THE BONES BREAK TO DIAGNOSE THIS DISEASE THEN THERE CAN BE DEFORMITY AND PAIN THAT MY NOT GO AWAY WITH TREATMENT. MRS. JANOVER: I WAS A VERY HEALTHY, ACTIVE PERSON. I HAD NO IDEA I HAD OSTEOPOROSIS. AND IT WAS THROUGH THE READING OF THIS MACHINE THAT THEY DISCOVERED HOW VERY LOW MY BONE DENSITY WAS. ))
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


And if a bone density test reveals you do have osteoporosis, there are very effective medications that you can take that actually stop bone loss and can even increase your bone mass to some degree.

cool-video


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#cool video
GRAPHIC=News-7 primetime


Tonight, for our video of the day feature....a unique view, of a rare art form....crop art.
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VO-NAT


Whether it's a harvest still life in Nebraska, a pot of sunflowers in Kansas, a country landscape in Iowa... or even a rural scene in New York City...
It's the medium of artist Stan Herd.
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SOT 10:42:56
IN Q=For the first

((STAN HERD/ARTIST: FOR THE FIRST TIME EVERY HISTORICALLY WE HAVE MILLIONS OF PEOPLE FLYING OVER THE LANDSCAPE, LOOKING DOWN. AT TWO THOUSAND FEET EVERYTHING LOOKS UNIQUE AND INCREDIBLE SO MOST PEOPLE ARE LOOKING OUR THE WINDOWS, EVEN THE SEASONED FLYER LOOKS OUT.))
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OUT Q=seasoned flyer looks out.
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VO-NAT


For the crop artist, the creative process is a long term, and long-distance process-- it all begins with a drawing.
And then there's the real work-- the painting, the drafting, and the lithography.
And of course, there's the mowing, sometimes acres of it, the weed whacking, the planting, watering and fertilizing.
Herd is now working on a tribute to Amelia Earhart-- the pilot is a perennial...Herd's first permanent work.
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TOSS TO STEVE

SP-Score


ANCHOR=steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-22
GRAPHIC=none


Hokies and Huskers headed and VMI basketball highlights, but we kick off Primetime sports with
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=04-College Football; :00


Texas tech tailback Byron Hanspard who will give up his senior year of eligibility for the NFL and the draft. Now the numbers. wipe to boards
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WIPE TO SCORES
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SUPER=0096-/Indiana/60//Chicago/56/3///Seattle/73//Houston/79/3//;
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SUPER=0103-/Washington/3/j/Pittsburgh/5////Anaheim/3//Ottawa/3/3//;
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SUPER=0103-/NY Islanders/0//Toronto/2/3//j/Phoenix/5//Detroit/3///;
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SUPER=0098-j/Kansas #1/90//Washburn/65///j/Clemson #6/73//Marshall/57///;
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MD./55/j/Virginia Tech/58//Women/;
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SP-Orange


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-24
GRAPHIC=Tech/Nebraska


The talk has stopped and now-- it is time for the Hokies and the Huskers to walk the walk on the Pro Player Stadium field in the Orange Bowl.
Mike Stevens has the final words from today's final news conference in Miami.
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SUPER=03-Miami; :00
SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Virginia Tech Head Coach; :21
SUPER=01-Tom Osborne/Nebraska Head Coach; :56
SUPER=@Mike1; 1:11
SUPER=04-November 16; 2:02
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SP-VMI


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=BB97-1
GRAPHIC=VMI Basketball


The Hokies aren't the only state team enjoying Florida. VMI played Florida International tonight.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Miami/Keydets vs. Golden Panthers; :00


Suprisingly, VMI had almost as many fans as the Golden Panthers did as a number of South Florida alumni joined a few from Lexington as the Keydets looked to muscle their way to their 5th win of the season.
But the Panthers, who came into the game with 4 straight losses, broke bad early. Jean Derkack goes back door and throws down the two handed slam.
VMI kept forcing the action. Darryl Faulkner dishes to Brent Conley on the baseline for the reverse lay in.
SUPER=33-Florida INT/91/VMI/63;

FIU then went to the perimeter with dedric Taylor, smoking the net with the three point bomb.
Back comes VMI. Bryan Taug feeds Jason Bell who rings in the lay in but Florida INT dominates 91-63.
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preview-boards


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo

That's it for NEWS-7 Primetime, we'll be back New Year's Day. goodnight. TAPE#bds