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(( TONIGHT ON NEWS-7 PRIMETIME...
THE NATION'S FIRST ELECTED BLACK GOVERNOR HAS HIS PLACE IN HISTORY.
RUMORS ARE NOW CONFIRMED THAT THE CHILD BEAUTY QUEEN FROM COLORADO WAS SEXUALLY ASSUALTED. ))
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ANCHOR=Teresa
NEWSCAST=10
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TOP STORY GRAPHIC 11004
It's Friday, February 14th- our Top Story
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VO-NAT


It's hard to believe no one was seriously injured in this 50-car pile up in the fog on Fancy Gap Mountain.
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P-77-AX


ANCHOR=Theresa
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=TAL
TAPE#597-01
GRAPHIC=N7 PT


Good Evening, you're watching NEWS-7 Primetime on WEFC.
I'm Teresa Hamilton, filling in for Connie Stevens.
A massive chain reaction caused the wreck this afternoon on Interstate 77.
When it was over, the Carroll County roadway was littered with as many as 50 vehicles.
Tracy Altizer reports.
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P-Night-Pile


ANCHOR=Teresa
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 597-07

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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Carroll Co.


Motorists currently have to rely on "heavy fog area" signs posted along Fancy Gap Mountain.
V-DOT engineers say after today's pile-up they'll be looking into what kinds of fog lights and funds are available.
SUPER=03-Wytheville; Quick!!!


Motorists say you never know how foggy it'll be on that stretch of highway.
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((STEVE PIERCE/TRACTOR TRAILER DRIVER: IT GETS SO FOGGY UP THERE YOU CAN'T SEE THE END OF THE TRUCK SOMETIMES. SUMMER, WINTER, SPRING, ANYTIME, IT DON'T MAKE ANY DIFFERENCE WHEN IT IS.))
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Pierce says he travels I-77 twice a week.
He says speed is also a factor.
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((PIERCE ))
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Pierce says it is hard for tractor trailer drivers to slow down their 60- thousand pound rigs.
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P-AM-Airlines


ANCHOR=Teresa
NEWSCAST=10PM
WRITER=THa
TAPE#net-H
GRAPHIC=none
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Dallas;


The White House is pressing American Airlines and its union pilots to keep talking.
With a strike deadline just two hours away, a top presidential aide is telling both sides the White House has no immediate plans to step-in.
The airline has expressed hope that President Clinton might intervene.
As President, Clinton has the power to establish an emergency board to arbitrate the dispute and come up with a solution for the two sides.
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((CHRIS CHIAMES/AMERICAN AIRLINES SPOKESMAN: WE'RE NEGOTIATING VERY HARD, OUR FOLKS HAVE WORKED VERY HARD TODAY, PROGRESS IS COMING BUT ITS COMING SLOWLY, THIS IS THE PART OF THE GIVE AND TAKE OF NEGOTIATIONS. ))
SUPER=01-Chris Chiames/American Airlines Spokesman; :00
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The nation's largest domestic airline says it'll park its planes if the pilots walk out.
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ANCHOR=TERESA
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Local travel agents say a strike will not have a great impact on Southwest Virginia.
American doesn't fly into Roanoke or Lynchburg.
Some local travelers with American connections to the Caribbean though may run into trouble.

P-Fire


ANCHOR=Teresa
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 597-08
GRAPHIC=fire


Fire officials believe an electrical problem caused a fire in Roanoke County tonight.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


The blaze broke out around 7- 30 on Ferguson Valley Road near Garden City.
There was a lot of heat and smoke damage to the home.
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((CHIEF COLIN GEE/ROANOKE CO. FIRE DEPT.: GOT ON THE SCENE AND HEAVY FIRE WAS COMING FROM THE KITCHEN AND LIVING ROOM AREA. MOST CONTAINED TO THAT AREA AND SPREAD TO THE ATTIC. ))
SUPER=01-Chief Colin Gee/Roanoke Co. Fire Dept.;
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VO-NAT


No one was injured in the fire.
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P-Charter-Schools


ANCHOR=teresa
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-03
GRAPHIC=allen


When it comes to education-- Governor George Allen has joined the fight over charter schools.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Late last year, Allen said he would NOT push charter schools this year because it would be a distraction.
Now that President Clinton has endorsed them, Allen's challenging Democrat Don Beyer to fight for them in Virginia.
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But Beyer says he doesn't think the wording of the Republican bill will qualify for what the Allen administration estimates is 30- million dollars in aid from Clinton.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: I'M GLAD TO SEE THAT THEY'RE ACTUALLY COMING UP WITH THESE SORTS OF EXCUSES FOR PREVIOUSLY OPPOSING IT. AND IF THAT IS THE ONLY THING THAT IS NOW STOPPING THEM FROM SUPPORTING THIS MEASURE, WHICH SENATOR BARRY WILL BE CARRYING FOR US IN THE SENATE, THEN I THINK WE HAVE VERY GOOD PROSPECTS.))
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VO-NAT


The fight over whether charter schools could allow discrimination will likely provide more fireworks in next week's close of the General Assembly session.
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ANCHOR=Teresa

The snow has passed, but the weekend has just arrived-- for what kind of weather to expect, let's check in with Robin Reed.
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Stick around for more News-7 Primetime-- it only lasted a day-- as an O-J Simpson ad is banned from the Far East.
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ANd former Governor Doug Wilder's library opens its doors in Richmond, giving the nation a place to study the history he made.
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WEFC!!! PAGE 504 MAX 2
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P-Ramsey


ANCHOR=Teresa
NEWSCAST=10PM
WRITER=THa
TAPE#net-F
GRAPHIC=NONE


A newly released autopsy report confirms child beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey was sexually assaulted.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Boulder, CO/File Tape;


A judge in Boulder, Colorado, released parts of the report today, but sealed most of its contents for 90 days.
According to the report, the six-year-old girl was strangled and suffered severe head injuries.
Among the questions not answered was the time of death.
Prosecutors had asked the judge to seal the report.
They contend it includes information that only investigators and the killer would know.
JonBenet's body was found in the basement of her family's home December 26th.
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p-SIMPSON-AD


ANCHOR=TERESA
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=AMO
TAPE#NET-G
GRAPHIC=SIMPSON


The verdicts in the O-J Simpson trials made international headlines-- and in Hong Kong Simpson's name even made it into a newspaper advertisement-- but not for very long.
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VO-NAT 10:56:15


An environmental group withdrew a full page ad in a Hong Kong newspaper featuring O.J. Simpson.
The British-based Tiger Trust was forced to withdraw the ad featuring Simpson's face and the words "Brains behind the slaughter" after a series of calls from offended people.
A spokesman for the Trust said the ad was NOT meant to offend people, and that the ad was meant to be "tongue-in-cheek."
The ad was referring to the ancient Chinese medical treatments that use tiger brain to cure acne.
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P-Faris


ANCHOR=Theresa
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-108
GRAPHIC=Randall Faris


A judge sentenced convicted killer Randall Faris to 20 years in prison today for the murder of a Pittsylvania County man.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape;


The 39- year- old pleaded guilty in November to second- degree murder for the shooting death of Bobby Anthony Carter.
Carter's body was found dumped along a roadside in southern Bedford County a year ago.
Faris told police he and Carter had been drinking and smoking crack when they scuffled over a gun.
Judge William Sweeney called it a "malicious and intentional killing" and gave Faris more prison time than called for under state guidelines.
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P-Wilder


ANCHOR=Theresa
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-106
GRAPHIC=Doug Wilder


Today, place and history collided for the nation's first elected black governor
The L. Douglas Wilder Library opened its doors in Richmond, giving the nation a place to study the history he made.
It's a place he knows well.
Ellen Qualls reports.
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(( Seven-and-a-half million dollars of space, books, and equipment.
But as usual, it's Doug Wilder who commands the spotlight.
He stole the front page, when Jerry Baliles won the Governor's mansion, as the first African American elected to a statewide office.
There's a visual record with something for everyone.
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((SEN. CHUCK ROBB: IN FACT I SAW ALL THE PICTURES. DOUG WILDER: Got you up. AND I APPRECIATE THAT TOO. BUT I DON'T THINK I HAVE EVER SEEN THAT MANY IMPORTANT PEOPLE IN ONE PLACE. WHAT DO YOU HAVE LEFT IN YOUR HOME OR YOUR OFFICE?))
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: A LOT OF TIMES, BUILDINGS ARE MADE MEMORIAL LIBRARIES. IT'S NICE THAT YOUR FRIENDS SAY HOW MUCH YOU MEAN TO THEM NOW. AND I MEAN THAT IN A HUMOROUS WAY. BUT TOO OFTEN.. AND YOU DON'T LET THEM KNOW.))
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((DOUG WILDER: THIS LIBRARY IS BUILT ON WHAT WAS CALLED THE DUST BOWL. THAT WAS WHERE I FRITTERED AWAY HOURS PLAYING INTRAMURAL SPORTS.))
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But the message from Wilder is clear -- he was lucky.
Virginia Union University's most famous alumnus is still shaping an idea as his legacy.
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((DOUG WILDER: THE PATH HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED FOR THOSE WHO TRULY BELIEVE... AND THAT'S THE BEAUTY OF THIS NATION.))
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Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))
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Tonight on Primetime Sports-- Mike Stevens shows us plenty of racing OFF the track in Daytona.
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And Valentine's Day is almost over-- not a moment too soon for merchants who had to deal with Mother Nature.
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WEFC!!! PAGE 504 MAX 2
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P-Greenbrier


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#597-05
GRAPHIC=greenbrier


The president of The Greenbrier believes the odds are in favor of getting legislative approval of gambling at the West Virginia resort this year.
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SUPER=03-Greenbrier Co., WV/File Tape;


But a stalemate on the issue makes that anything but a sure bet.
Senate reluctance in the past doomed the gambling legislation after it got through the House.
Now the House won't move on a bill until the Senate passes it, and a poll of the Senate shows the measure is short of what it needs for approval.
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P-Valentines


ANCHOR=Teresa
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-105
GRAPHIC=Valentine's Day


Lots of people get flowers for their sweethearts on Valentine's Day.
But there's more work involved than you may realize.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


It's a day that can be a florists' dream, and also their worst nightmare. The crew at Flowers by Timberlake in Lynchburg has been putting in long hours this week just to get things ready for today.
Before they arrive on your sweetheart's doorstep, the flowers first have to be snipped, trimmed, arranged and boxed.
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((LAURA TOMLIN/MANAGER: WE HAD PEOPLE THAT WERE JUST DOING NOTHING BUT DOZEN ROSES, PEOPLE THAT WERE DOING NOTHING BUT HALF DOZEN ROSES, AND THEN ANOTHER GIRL THAT WAS DOING NOTHING BUT BUD VASES OF ROSES. ROSES, ROSES, ROSES.. RED ROSES.))
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Tomlin says the bad weather forced her to send out some of her deliveries last night to make sure they got there.
Even still, her drivers were kept hopping today.
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((MELVIN TWEEDY/DELIVERY DRIVER: AFTER ABOUT NINE O'CLOCK, THE STREETS WERE IN VERY GOOD SHAPE. DELIVERED A LOT OF FLOWERS, LOT OF PEOPLE BEEN SMILING, AND IT'S BEEN REAL NICE.))
SUPER=01-Melvin Tweedy/Delivery Driver; :00
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Tomlin and her staff say the smiles on their customers faces make the long hours worthwhile.
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ANCHOR=teresa


You might want to fasten your seatbelts for our video pick-- it's headed your way on News-7 Primetime right here on WEFC. cc sponsor go to break

P-teen-pregnancy


ANCHOR=Teresa
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#597-06
GRAPHIC=teen pregnancy


Topping tonight's Health Check Report-
The United States has a new distinction, but it's not one to brag about.
The U-S has the highest rate of teen pregnancies among industrialized nations.
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SUPER=04-File Tape;


A report reveals that 14 percent of girls in the U-S aged 15 to 19 gave birth last year.
That teen pregnancy figure is twice as high as Britain's...the second runner up.
The study was done by Alan Guttmacher (gut-mah-ker)Institute, a not- for-profit organization for reproductive health research.
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p-smoking


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#597-10 (from 5pm pkg)
GRAPHIC=kicking the habit


If you're trying to kick the habit, the Food and Drug Administration is investigating the latest product to help smokers.
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VO-NAT


It's called the "quit lozenge"--
An advisory panel says the lozenge shows real potential but the FDA wants more information before it approves it.
The lozenge contains a silver salt that gives off an extremely bitter taste when combined with cigarette smoke.
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cool-video


ANCHOR=teresa
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#cool video
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Saying "I- do" took an interesting twist for 28- Florida couples this Valentines Day..it's also our video pick of the day.
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SUPER=75-Tampa, FL;


The couples exchanged their wedding vows on the world's largest inverted roller coaster.
The brides and grooms took the leap into matrimony on board the mighty Montu at Busch Gardens.
The couples repeated their wedding vows using headsets.
The less-than-traditional Valentine's Day wedding ceremony was courtesy of a Tampa radio station.
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SP-Dash


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=R-35
GRAPHIC=Daytona


Little Al Unser won today's IROC race at Daytona, beating Mark Martin. Dale Earnhardt was 3rd, Terry Labonte, 6th. Jimmy Vasser was 12th. Racing fans also got a big scare during today's Daytona 200.
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SUPER=03-Daytona Beach, FL/ESPN; :00


On the 65th lap of the 80 lap NASCAR Goody's Dash Series race, George Crenshaw's Pontiac was bumped into the wall and then the car flipped seven times, landing up-right near the infield grass. He managed to walk away.
Bobby Sockwell went on to win the race.
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SP-Express


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-24
GRAPHIC=Express/Richmond


The Roanoke Express returned to the ice at the Roundhouse tonight for a game against they're state rival the Richmond Renegades.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke/Express vs Renegades; :


Roanoke led 1 to nothing after the first period then while working the power play Wayne Strachan was in the right place at the right time and he gets the rebound shot and scores the Express led 2 to nothing in the Second.
The Express took advantage while still in the power play. Duane Harmer fires the slap shot from the blue line and its deflected past the Richmond goalie by J.F. Tremblay Roanoke led 2 to nothing. Right now, the game is tied at 3 with about 4 minutes to play.
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SP-Cantafio


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-28
GRAPHIC=College basketball


In basketball, Furman coach Joe Cantafio has announced that he is stepping down at the end of the year.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Lexington/February 12, 1996; :00


Cantafio, who coached 8 years at VMI before taking the post at Furman, leaves in the 3rd year of a 4 year contract. The Pallidins are 10 and 13 this season and 30 and 47 during Cantafio's tenure.
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SP-DAYTONA


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=MST
TAPE# s6-27
GRAPHIC=daytona


Winston cup drivers are wating for Sundays Daytona 500.
But Mike Stevens says fans are hard at work taking in some incredible sites.
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SUPER=70-Mike Stevens; :00
SUPER=01-Lori Campbell Baker/Daytona USA Public Relations; 1:21
SUPER=01-Ken Giles/NASCAR Fan from Richmond; 1:30
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preview-boards


ANCHOR=teresa
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#bds
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dissolve to boards coming up in 30-minutes on NEWS-7 at 11 over on WDBJ-7.
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SUPER=76-"Voices from the Past"


Ted Stone wraps up our series "Voices From The Past," we'll meet the disc jockey who first played rock 'n' roll on the air in Roanoke,
SUPER=77-Squirm with Herm;

and we'll Squirm with Herm-- and hear about the song that caused the Star City's first rock 'n' roll controversy.
SUPER=x5025; Coming up at 11 Stop
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ANCHOR=teresa
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for watching NEWS-7 Primetime, have a nice weekend. Jean Jadhon will be along with details in half an hour on WDBJ-7. Thanks