18:00-01

1-News-Heads

ANCHOR=Jean

Next on News 7-
They're off and running- the horses and the betting begin at Colonial Downs in New Kent County.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Three brothers remain in custody after a fatal shooting at a popular nightspot for Tech students.
And another woman drops out of VMI.
(----------------)


Sports-Head
ANCHOR=Mike


Tonight in sports, Steve Mason checks in from Charlotte with a recap of last night's Skins win over the Panthers.
Al Clark is the Big East player of the week, Jerry Rice is out for the year,
(----------------)
VO-NAT eng


and this guy is out of his mind. Falling two stories for a homerun ball today during the Reds-Royals game in Cincinnati.
(-------------)

WX-Head
TALENT=Andrew
SS=None


Some Thundershowers popped up in the afternoon--
It'll be another warm and humid day tomorrow.
The extended forecast has some cooler air arriving at the end of the week.
Details coming up.

Colonial-Downs


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-49
GRAPHIC=None


They're off.
Nine years after Virginia voters said yes to parimutuel horse racing in one of America's "horsiest" states, the thoroughbreds are running at Colonial Downs.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New Kent Co.;


The 58- million dollar race track was ready for the horses -- bright and early.
Colonial Downs will boast six weeks of racing this fall, while Maryland's tracks close down to encourage it.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13:33:22
IN Q=I think

((I THINK VIRGINIA'S PAST READY FOR IT. YOU KNOW FOLKS LIKE ME IN THE HORSE BUSINESS HAVE BEEN WORKING ON IT LITERALLY ALL THEIR LIVES. SO READY IS AN UNDERSTATEMENT. I THINK PEOPLE ARE SO EXCITED YOU CAN HARDLY DESCRIBE IT. I HAVE ONE GOAL FOR THE DAY. MY BIGGEST GOAL IS DON'T CRY ON TELEVISION.))
SUPER=01-Glenn Petty/Dir. of Horsemen Relations;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=on television.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Live racing -- along with satellite wagering parlors -- are intended to encourage Virginia's BILLION dollar a year horse industry.
(--------0--------)


Beyer-Gilmore


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-59
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


The volume just went up a few notches on Campaign '97.
Virginia's annual fall rite of politics drew the politicians to Buena Vista.
Ellen Qualls has the story.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=nat sot
SUPER=03-Buena Vista; :00
SUPER=@Beyer1; :48
SUPER=@Gilmore; 1:12
SUPER=01-Mark Miner/Gilmore Spokesman; 1:43
SUPER=@Ellen1; 1:53
RUNS=2:01
OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Buena Vista.



((nat sot tape one 10:03:47

band
runs=:04



nat sot tape one 10:02:54

girl clapping
runs=:02



nat sot tape one 10:04:49

((GOOD. IT'S GOOD TO BE HERE.))
runs=:02


Labor Day is just what it says it is for Virginia politicos.
It's a day of labor.
You see them running to shake hands.
Or working the wheelchair in John Hager's case.
sot tape one 10:11:43
runs=:00



nat sot tape one

((LF PAYNE ))
runs=:04



nat sot tape one

((MARK EARLEY ))
runs=:04



nat sot tape one

((BILL DOLAN ))
runs=:04


In the race for governor... one message comes out loud and clear.
sot tape one 10:09:58

((NO CAR TAX! NO CAR TAX -- YOU GOT IT.))
runs=:04


Republican Jim Gilmore says education is his top priority.
But his signs say something else...
Beyer's got another message too -- and in some markets he's whipped out new TV ads.
Beyer calls one ad "comparatory," and makes the same attack to this crowd.
nat sot tape one 11:30:29

((DON BEYER: AND WE WILL BUILD THE WILL TO RESIST THOSE WHO WOULD HARM OUR SCHOOLS, BY DENYING FAMILY LIFE EDUCATION AND GUIDANCE COUNSELORS TO CHILDREN. WHO WOULD TURN AWAY GOALS 2000 EDUCATION DOLLARS. AND WHO WOULD DIVERT OUR PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING TO PRIVATE AND RELIGIOUS SCHOOLS.))
runs=:20


Gilmore blasts the ad as negative but slams Beyer in person.
SOT TAPE TWO 11:43:05

((JIM GILMORE: THIS PAST YEAR HE HAD A CHANCE TO... WELFARE REFORM. FLIP AND THEN FLOP.))
RUNS=:08



SOT TAPE TWO 11:43:33

((JIM GILMORE: HE OPPOSED OUR PAROLE REFORMATION EVERY STEP OF THE WAY. AND NOW STANDS FOR THE PROPOSITION THAT WE SHOULD BE ROLLING BACK PAROLE FOR NON-VIOLENT OFFENDERS. FLIP AND FLOP.))
RUNS=:10



SOT TAPE TWO 12:13:44

((DON BEYER: IT'S NOT MY JOB TO LIKE HIS TONE. I THOUGHT MUCH OF WHAT HE SAID DIDN'T HAVE THE RING OF TRUTH. I WAS THE PRIMARY DEMOCRATIC ARCHITECT OF WELFARE REFORM. I'VE STRONGLY FOUGHT FOR IT IN THE PAST AND I WILL IN THE YEARS TO COME.))
RUNS=:13



SOT TAPE TWO 12:00:24

((MARK MINER: NO WE'RE CLEARLY DEFINING AN ISSUE OF THE CAMPAIGN WHICH IS THE CANDIDATE'S CREDIBILITY AND HONESTY. DON BEYER'S HAD DIFFERENT POSITIONS ON A NUMBER OF ISSUES THROUGHOUT THIS CAMPAIGN.))
RUNS=:09



SOT TAPE TWO STANDUP

((THE NEXT NINE WEEKS WILL BE AN AVALANCHE OF ADS AND A SEA OF SLOGANS. VOTERS WILL NEED TO PAY ATTENTION. ELLEN QUALLS, NEWS 7, BUENA VISTA.))
RUNS=:08))


VMI


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#97-48
GRAPHIC=VMI


Another woman has dropped out of Virginia Military Institute.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lexington/August 20;


School Spokesman Mike Strickler says three women and 28 men have dropped out since school began two weeks ago.
Strickler would not identify the latest female to leave, but said it wasn't the woman who complained a few days ago about being singled out.
This is the first year VMI has admitted women- after the Supreme Court ruled it had to as long as it received state funding.
(----------------)



B'Burg-Shooting


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=sly
TAPE#97-51
GRAPHIC=Shooting


Three Martinsville brothers remain in custody after a fatal weekend shooting near Virginia Tech.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Early Sunday;


24-year old Leon Antoine Scales and identical twins Terry and Kerry Scales are charged with murder and malicious wounding- It's in connection with the incident, which happened early Sunday morning at a Blacksburg night spot, Arnold's.
Police think a dispute on the dance floor led to the shooting--
The victims are identified as 30-year old Richard Bullard of Pensacola Florida, who died at the scene, and 29-year old Paul Shoemaker of Beaverdale, Mississippi.
He is hospitalized in stable condition.
(----------------)




Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=NONE


A new home in Lynchburg is an opportunity for troubled teenagers to get back on track. That story is coming up on News 7 at Six.
(---------------)
VO-NAT


Also we begin a three part special report on the troubles of the Bedford school system--learning some tough lessons about student growth, unpaid bills and political clashes.
(----------------)
ANCHOR=Andrew

wx ad lib Roll Lake Level MUSIC UP FULL
COMM#1

Roll
TALENT=Andrew
SS=NONE
SUPER=80-89/68/0.00''/88/66/0.00''/88/62/0.00''/86/63/0.00'';
SUPER=81-90/66/0.00''/91/64/0.00''/84/54/0.00'';
SUPER=82-2.22''/minus 1.93''/22.10''/minus 5.52'';
SUPER=83-Down 1.81 feet/Down 0.31 foot;Lake levels


One-Bedford


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-54
GRAPHIC=G is for Growth


The school bell rings again tomorrow in many parts of the state, including Bedford County.
But it was just a few months ago that school auditoriums there were ringing with the voices of parents, teachers and administrators- They argued over who was to blame for the school system's continuing budget problems.
In Part One of his series "G Is For Growth", TAKE FULLSCREEN "G IS FOR GROWTH" Steve Smallshaw shows us how the county's population boom, combined with personal politics, made for a difficult spring.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Long before
SUPER=03-Bedford Co./File Tape; :00
SUPER=01-Bill Rolfe/Bedford Co. Administrator; :12
SUPER=10-Bob Crouch/Supervisor/May 19th; :34
SUPER=01-Robert Bashore/Supervisor; :48
SUPER=01-Dr. John Kent/School Superintendent; 1:16
SUPER=@ssm2; 2:11
RUNS=2:20
OUT Q=News7.

(( Long before the packed budget meetings, before the angry testimonials from parents, teachers and students.. many could see the fiscal crisis in Bedford County's school system was about to boil over.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 3:11:58
IN Q=We knew there

((BILL ROLFE/COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR: WE KNEW THERE WAS A PROBLEM AT THE END OF THE LAST FISCAL YEAR. WE TRIED TO HAVE THE AUDITORS EXPLAIN THAT TO EVERYBODY. I THINK IT WAS NOT TAKEN AS SERIOUSLY AS IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN.))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=should have been.


Things certainly got serious later on...when supervisors realized the school system was carrying over hundreds of thousands of dollars in unpaid bills for the THIRD straight year.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 51:45 stock 171
IN Q=Dr. Kent

((BOB CROUCH/SUPERVISOR: DR. KENT ALLUDED TO THEY HAD SPENT APPROXIMATELY 700 THOUSAND DOLLARS. WHAT DO THEY INTEND TO DO WITH THIS?))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=do with this?


The answers were seldom there.
Without knowing exactly how it was being spent, supervisors were hesitant to give the school system more money.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 20:43:14
IN Q=It was difficult

((ROBERT BASHORE/SUPERVISOR: IT WAS DIFFICULT TO GET DEFINITIVE SPECIFIC ANSWERS AND THAT'S WHAT WE WERE WORKING TOWARDS MOST OF THE TIME.))
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=of the time.


But school officials say that's hard to do when you're preparing a budget 18 months in advance.
With the county population growing by leaps and bounds, a school division saddled with dozens of unexpected students invariably needs more money than it budgeted for.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 00:16:30
IN Q=I don't want

((JOHN KENT/SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT: I DON'T WANT TO SAY IT'S A LACK OF COMMUNICATION, MAYBE AS MUCH AS A LACK OF UNDERSTANDING OF THE NEEDS OF EACH OTHER OR WHATEVER. I THINK THE INFORMATION IS THERE, BUT IT'S HOW YOU INTERPRET AND UNDERSTAND THAT INFORMATION.))
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=that information.


But if there was a lack of understanding, much of the blame fell on John Kent's shoulders.
Calls for his suspension or resignation went nowhere.. and for now, at least, the CEO of the school division is here to stay.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 00:29:36
IN Q=Anytime that

((JOHN KENT: ANYTIME THAT YOU HEAD AN ORGANIZATION, YOU'RE GOING TO BE A LIGHTNING ROD FOR CRITICISM. AND IT'S NOT A PERFECT WORLD, I MEAN IT'S NOT AN EASY JOB.))
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=an easy job.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 3:09:22
IN Q=I think we've

((BILL ROLFE: I THINK WE'VE GOT TO REMEMBER THAT WE'RE TALKING ABOUT AN ORGANIZATION THAT IS FAST APPROACHING SPENDING A MILLION DOLLARS A WEEK, IT'S A BIG BUSINESS AND IT HAS TO BE TREATED AS SUCH. AND I THINK WHAT WE'RE SEEING NOW IS THAT WE'RE GOING THROUGH SOME GROWING PAINS.))
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=some growing pains.


In part two of our series, we'll see how Bedford County is handling those growing pains, and what this year's students can expect as they head back to class.
Steve Smallshaw, News7.))

Opportunity-House


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-57
GRAPHIC=Lynchburg Seal


Troubled teenagers in Lynchburg who are trying to turn their lives around now have a newer, better place to go.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Last Week


This past week, city officials helped dedicate the newly- renovated Opportunity House for young men.
The home takes in teenage boys who have committed minor crimes, and offers them counseling, supervision and a chance to make restitution.
Officials say the expanded facilities will make their job easier.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 1:50:46
IN Q=Any time you

((PATRICK HALEY/DETENTION HOME DIRECTOR: ANY TIME YOU OFFER YOUR YOUTH A BETTER ENVIRONMENT FOR LIVING, FOR CHANGE THAT YOU FEEL PROUD OF, THAT'S KIND OF ROLE MODELING AND SENSE OF PRIDE AND HOPE AS WELL. SO WE'RE ALL SO DELIGHTED WITH THE COMMITMENT AND INVESTMENTS THAT SO MANY FOLKS HAVE MADE.)) ((LINDA BLASS/OPPORTUNITY HOUSE SUPT.: BECAUSE IT'S OFTEN THE SAME KIDS, THEY'RE JUST IN DIFFERENT PHASES OF THE TREATMENT WITHIN THE COMMUNITY, SO AS A RESULT YOU HAVE INFORMATION AND CAN START UP FASTER THESE TYPES OF THINGS AND COORDINATE SERVICES MUCH, MUCH BETTER.))
SUPER=01-Patrick Haley/Detention Home Director; :00
SUPER=01-Linda Blass/Opportunity House Supt.; :17
RUNS=:32
OUT Q=much, much better.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The new home can accommodate up to twelve young offenders.
Juvenile court judge Dale Harris says teenagers who pass through Opportunity House are less likely to commit other crimes later on.
(----------------)



Tease#2

SOFT MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=NONE


Mike Stevens has your Labor Day sports-- that's just ahead on News 7 at Six.
(---------------)
VO-NAT


Also as it marks a milestone a local company wants to give back to the community. We will have details.
(----------------)

MUSIC UP FULL
COMM#2


Fleetwood


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-56
GRAPHIC=Business News


Fleetwood Homes is celebrating a milestone.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Rocky Mount;


The one millionth manufactured home rolled off the company's assembly line at its new plant in Rocky Mount.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:01:47
IN Q=This facility

((TOM SATTERWHITE/FLEETWOOD HOMES GM: THIS FACILITY HERE, SINCE ITS OPENING, HAS PRODUCED MORE THAN 65- THOUSAND HOMES OR FLEETWOOD HOMES IN ROCKY MOUNT, BETWEEN THE OLD FACILITY AND THIS NEW FACILITY. AND THAT EQUATES OUT TO ABOUT SIX-POINT-FIVE-PERCENT OF THE TOTAL MILLION HOMES THAT FLEETWOOD HOMES HAS PRODUCED NATIONWIDE.))
SUPER=01-Tom Satterwhite/Fleetwood Homes GM;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=produced nationwide.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The company announced that both in the Roanoke Valley and on a national level, it is partnering with the Make a Wish Foundation.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:06:15
IN Q=The local

((TOM ZUCKERWAR/MAKE A WISH FOUNDATION: THE LOCAL MANUFACTURING CENTER HERE IN ROCKY MOUNT IS ADOPTING TWO WISH CHILDREN. ONE IS A NINE YEAR OLD BOY FROM ROANOKE. AND HE'S GONNA GO TO THE SUPER BOWL IN JANUARY. AND THEN WE HAVE A LITTLE GIRL FROM BOTETOURT COUNTY THAT WE'RE HOPEFULLY GONNA SEND TO DISNEYWORLD NEXT MONTH.))
SUPER=01-Tom Zuckerwar/Make A Wish Foundation;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=next month.
Anchor=Jean
SS=Business News


Fleetwood Homes will raise about 10 thousand dollars for the local Make a Wish children.
Altogether the company has guaranteed a 100 thousand dollar minimum gift to the foundation.

Sports tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=none


Tonight in sports, a big honor for Tech's Al Clark, a big setback for Jerry Rice, we'll labor in the majors, plus, Steve Mason checks in from Ericsson stadium with a recap of last night's Redskins-Panthers game.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q="if
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=..in sports"
(-------------)


S-Tech


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#TF97-1
GRAPHIC=BIG EAST FB


Virginia Tech's first year starting quarterback Al Clark eased the minds of a lot of doubters this past Saturday leading the Hokies to a 59-to-19 Big East win over Rutgers.
(----------------)
VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Piscataway, NJ/ESPN; :00


Today, he was rewarded for his poise and point making ability by being named the Big East's offensive player of the week.
He passed for 147 yards and ran for 118 more.
Clark is the first Tech quarterback to top the century mark in both passing and running in his first start since Steve Casey did so in 1976.
(-------------)


S-Rice


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB97-1
GRAPHIC=49ERS


As if losing their season opener to the Buccaneers wasn't bad enough, today the 49ers lost wide receiver Jerry Rice for the season.
(----------------)
VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Tampa, FL/Fox;:00


Rice hurt his left knee on this reverse yesterday.
And while he walked off the field, the injury is bad.
Rice had surgery today to repair a torn medial collateral ligament, a torn anterior cruciate ligament, and torn medial meniscus cartilage.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q="The prognosis...

((STEVE MARIUCCI/49ERS HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-Steve Mariucci/49ers Head Coach; :00
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=...THE SEASON."
(-------------)
ANCHOR=Mike
SS=hold 49ers


Prior to this injury, Rice had missed just three games in his career.

S-Skins


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#-CP97-1
GRAPHIC=Redskins/Panthers


If you consider last year's statistics; Washington and Carolina switched roles last night in Charlotte as the Redskins mistake free outing countered a Panther turnover happy effort. Steve Mason and photographer Greg Moore have a recap from Erickson Stadium.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=first audio
SUPER=03-Charlotte/Redskins vs. Panthers; :00
SUPER=01-Terry Allen/Scored Two Touchdowns; :12
SUPER=01-Norv Turner/Redskins Head Coach; :34
SUPER=01-Gus Frerotte/Redskins Quarterback; :43
SUPER=01-Anthony Johnson/25 Carries, 134 Yards; :58
SUPER=@Steve1; 1:15
SUPER=01-Darrell Green/Redskins Cornerback; 1:28
SUPER=30-Washington/24/Carolina/10; 1:41
SUPER=01-Eric Davis/Panthers Cornerback; 1:52
RUNS=2:04
OUT Q=...news 7 sports"
(-------------)


((Terry Allen and the Redskins rolled into Charlotte and did what no other NFL team could; beat the Panthers at Erickson Stadium. ((:)) Allen generated 141 yards on the ground against last years 8th rated defense.
While Gus Frerotte's 10 for 27; 147 yard numbers were hardly as impressive; he lead a young offense that played turnover free football. ((NORV TURNER:)) ((GUS FREROTTE:))
The one bright spot for Carolina; runing back Anthony Johnson; whose 134 yard outing was a career and a franchise high. ((ANTHONY JOHNSON::))
With Kerry Collins still nursing a broken jaw; the usually steady armed Steve Beuerlein faltered in his place; stumbling through a 108 yard, 2 intercepttion performance. ((STEVE MASON:)) ((KEN HARVEY:)) ((DARRELL GREEN:)) A unit that would bend but not break; allowing 262 yards and a fourth quarter 24 yard Wesley walls touchdown. But the key statistic; 17 Redskins points off 4 panther turnovers. ((ERIC DAVIS:))
Next week; The Panthers travel to Atlanta; while the Redskins face the Steelers on the road, in Charlotte; Steve Mason, news 7 sports.)) ((
(-------------)


S-Earnhardt


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=EARNHARDT


Dale Earnhardt is out of the hospital tonight, but there's still no indication as to what put him there.
Earnhardt spent last night at the McLeod regional medical center in Florence, South Carolina after double vision forced him out of yesterday's race on the first lap.
Dale also experienced some memory loss and blackout symptoms.
The CAT scan performed on him was negative and that is at least positive.

S-Yanks


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-16
GRAPHIC=YANKS/PHILS


Interleague baseball action dominates the labor day schedule with the Phillies hosting the Yankees at the Vet.
(----------------)
VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA/Yankees vs. Phils; :00


Yanks' owner George Steinbrenner on the front row today to check out the man eating up his checkbook, pitcher Hideki Irabu.
George would not like what he saw as Irabu gave up five runs on nine hits in just over 3 innings as the Phillies beat the Yankees 5-to-1.
(-------------)
wipe to eng#


S-Reds


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-10
GRAPHIC=NONE
(----------------)
VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Cincinnati, OH/Royals vs. Reds; :00


In Cincinnati, Pete Rose was in the house because his son Pete Rose Junior was making his major league debut for the Reds.
Pete the 2nd went one for three with a single.
His Dad loved seeing his son, but no one enjoyed this sight as a fan falls out of the stands trying to catch a homer.
He falls 20 feet and hits on his back and is carted off on a stretcher.
Let's see if the Reds were also losers.
(-------------)

wipe to scores

S-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=none
(----------------)

WIPE TO SCORES
SUPER=#556
SUPER=X5010;
SUPER=0096-j/Royals/7//Reds/4////Yankees/1/j/Phillies/5///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0096-j/Indians/7//Pirates/5////Red Sox/2/j/Expos/4//Final In 10

Innings/;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0096-/Blue Jays/0/j/Mets/3///j/White Sox/5//Cardinals/4///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0096-j/Twins/7//Cubs/6///j/Brewers/3//Astros/2///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0096-/Orioles/0//Marlins/3/2/Rain Delay/;
RUNS=:25
OUT Q=....last score."
(-------------)



S-Hillcats


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=twe
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Hillcats


The Lynchburg Hillcats can wrap-up their first round playoff series with Frederick tonight with a win up in Maryland.

Almanac


ANCHOR=Andrew
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=pev
TAPE#Almanac Master
GRAPHIC=None


It was a quiet August--
NO tropical Storms in the Atlantic, and the area was at a huge rainfall deficit.
Maybe September will be different...
Patrick Evans tells us how the average September feels in the September Almanac.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Ah, those crisp
RUNS=:55
OUT Q=News 7 Weathercenter


Wipe to Wx Shot/Stats Wx-Tape
SUPER=305-89/68/101/1953/45/1946;
SUPER=306-82/65/56/V-5mph/30.16s/6:51am/7:48pm;


Forecasts
SUPER=X5000;
SUPER=330-Rain Possible/Turning Clear/65-69/Mostly/Sunny/88-92;
SUPER=331-Scattered Showers/Then Clear/65-69/Mostly/Sunny/88-92;
SUPER=332-Mostly Clear/Morning Fog/63-67/Mostly/Sunny/83-87;
SUPER=333-Mostly/Clear/60-65/Mostly/Sunny/83-87;
SUPER=334-Mostly Clear/Morning Fog/63-67/Mostly/Sunny/83-87;
SUPER=X5001;


Promo


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=sly
TAPE#Promo


That's News 7 at Six. Coming up later tonight,
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The group C-PAC, Christians Policing Against Corruption, is calling for the Danville Police Chief to resign.
The group's leader Reverend Thomas Motley says he has evidence that excessive police force is usually used against black men.
He's also calling for Justice Department intervention in two police-related deaths in Danville.
(---------------)

We will have that story and more tonight on News 7 at 11. Talent=Jean