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7E-Colonial-Downs


ANCHOR=Melanie
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TAPE#97-49
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The starting gates have opened.
The six week fall season of racing began yesterday at Virginia's first modern day racetrack.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New Kent Co.;


The 58-million dollar facility was ready bright and early yesterday.
More than 13 thousand people turned out for the opening of Colonial Downs. Maryland's tracks close down to help business at the new track.
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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;
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OUT Q=on television.
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Live racing -- along with satellite wagering parlors -- are intended to encourage Virginia's BILLION dollar a year horse industry.
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7E-Motley


ANCHOR=Melanie
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TAPE#97-50
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A Danville civil rights group is calling the city's police corrupt and they say they are not going to stand for it.
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SUPER=03-Danville;


Christians Policing Against Corruption says the fatal shooting of an alleged shoplifter Thursday has prompted their latest move.
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Officer Dewey Hancock, Junior shot and killed the shoplifting suspect after an altercation in a store parking lot.
Hancock is white; the suspect was black.
Executive Director of C-PAC Reverend Thomas Motley says this is the latest in a long line of incidents where police have gone too far in trying to make an arrest.
Motley says his group is calling for the resignation of Danville Police Chief Neal Morris.
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SOT 17:07:54
IN Q=It is in our

((REV. THOMAS MOTLEY:IT IS IN OUR OPINION THAT HE HAS NOT DONE ENOUGH AS HIS TENURE AS POLICE CHIEF TO COME AGAINST POLICE BRUTALITY AND THE USE OF EXCESSIVE AND DEADLY FORCE AGAINST AFRO-AMERICAN MALE CITIZEN HERE IN THE CITY OF DANVILLE))
SUPER=01-Rev. Thomas Motley/C-PAC Exec. Director;
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OUT Q=city of Danville
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VO-NAT


Chief Morris was unavailable for comment.
Previously Morris has denied allegations of corruption in his department.
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7E-Beyer-Gilmore


ANCHOR=Melanie
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TAPE#97-45
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


Virginia's candidates were walking the campaign trail in the form of a parade yesterday.
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SUPER=03-Buena Vista;


All six of Virginia's candidates for statewide office made the fall trek to Buena Vista to hustle votes along the parade route.
But the tone from the podium got markedly shriller in the race for governor.
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SOT tape one 11:30:29
IN Q=And we

((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. ))
SOT TAPE TWO 11:43:05

((JIM GILMORE: THIS PAST YEAR HE HAD A CHANCE TO... WELFARE REFORM. FLIP AND THEN FLOP.)) butt*butt 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.))
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OUT Q=flip and flop.-(double out)
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Jim Gilmore says education's his top priority... but his new signs tout only his "no car tax" pledge.
Don Beyer's new signs boast his new theme: building the best Virginia.
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7Lotto


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Virginia Lottery officials are still waiting for the winner of the 26- point two- million dollar jackpot to come forward and claim the prize.
The winning ticket was sold in Halifax last week.

7weather


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And looking now at your Tuesday forecast...
Today looks partly sunny with storms possible highs a bit warmer in the high 80's low 90's.
Tonight looks partly cloudy with lows in the mid to upper 60's.
And taking a look ahead....
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7BIRTHDAYS!!!

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55E-Colonial-Downs


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-49
GRAPHIC=None


Nearly three years after it was first awarded a license to operate, Colonial Downs opened yesterday with horse racing and pari-mutuel betting.
More than 13 thousand people attended opening day.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New Kent Co.;


The 58-million dollar facility was ready for the horses -- bright and early yesterday.
Colonial Downs will boast six weeks of racing this fall, while Maryland's tracks close down to encourage it.
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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.
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Live racing -- along with satellite wagering parlors -- are intended to encourage Virginia's BILLION dollar a year horse industry.
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55E-Motley


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#97-50
GRAPHIC=None


A Danville civil rights group is making claims of corruption in the Danville Police department.
Christians Policing Against corruption
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SUPER=03-Danville;

says the fatal shooting of an alleged shoplifter Thursday has prompted their latest move.
SUPER=03-Danville/Thursday;


Officer Dewey Hancock, Junior shot and killed the shoplifting suspect after an altercation in a store parking lot.
Executive Director of C-PAC Reverend Thomas Motley says this is the latest in a long line of incidents where police have gone too far in trying to make an arrest.
Motley says his group is calling for the resignation of Danville Police Chief Neal Morris.
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SOT 17:07:54
IN Q=It is in our

((REV. THOMAS MOTLEY:IT IS IN OUR OPINION THAT HE HAS NOT DONE ENOUGH AS HIS TENURE AS POLICE CHIEF TO COME AGAINST POLICE BRUTALITY AND THE USE OF EXCESSIVE AND DEADLY FORCE AGAINST AFRO-AMERICAN MALE CITIZEN HERE IN THE CITY OF DANVILLE))
SUPER=01-Rev. Thomas Motley/C-PAC Exec. Director;
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OUT Q=city of Danville
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VO-NAT


Chief Morris was unavailable for comment.
Previously Morris has denied allegations of corruption in his department.
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55E-Beyer-Gilmore


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-45
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


The end of summer means the start of the fall campaign season.
A Labor Day parade and carnival in Buena Vista kicked off campaign '97.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Buena Vista;


All six of Virginia's candidates for statewide office made the fall trek to Buena Vista to hustle votes along the parade route.
But the tone from the podium got markedly shriller in the race for governor.
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SOT tape one 11:30:29
IN Q=And we

((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. ))
SOT TAPE TWO 11:43:05

((JIM GILMORE: THIS PAST YEAR HE HAD A CHANCE TO... WELFARE REFORM. FLIP AND THEN FLOP.)) butt*butt 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.))
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OUT Q=flip and flop.-(double out)
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Jim Gilmore says education's his top priority... but his new signs tout only his "no car tax" pledge.
Don Beyer's new signs boast his new theme: building the best Virginia.
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55WEATHER


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Checking the Tuesday outlook--
Partly sunny skies today, with a chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms.
Highs near 90.
Partly cloudy tonight, with lows in the mid to upper 60s.
The extended forecast is calling for sunshine and much cooler weather toward the end of the week.
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8E-Colonial-Downs


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-49
GRAPHIC=None


The races are on at Colonial Downs, and so is the betting.
More than 13 thousand people attended the opening of Virginia's first modern day racetrack.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New Kent Co.;


The 58-million dollar facility was ready for the horses -- bright and early yesterday.
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.
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VO-NAT


Live racing -- along with satellite wagering parlors -- are intended to encourage Virginia's BILLION dollar a year horse industry.
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8Motley


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
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Corruption exists in the Danville police department--
That's according to the group Christians Policing Against Corruption.
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SUPER=03-Danville;


Executive Director of C-PAC Reverend Motley says if this problem is not resolved now, it will only escalate.
He says the he wants the Justice Department not the state police to investigate the Danville City Police Department.
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SOT 17:08:58
IN Q=For it is in

((REV. THOMAS MOTLEY:FOR IT IS IN OUR OPINION THAT THE STATE POLICE AND THE DANVILLE POLICE OFFICERS ARE IN THE SAME FAMILY.))
SUPER=01-Rev. Thomas Motley/C-PAC Exec. Director;
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OUT Q=same family
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Motley says he has had several complaints from both blacks and whites about questionable practices.
He also said he believes the department has a preconceived notion about black neighborhoods.
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SOT 17:10:40
IN Q=When some

((WHEN SOME POLICE OFFICERS COME INTO THE AFRO-AMERICAN COMMUNITY THAT THEY BRING THESE MIND SETS THAT WE ARE ALL CRIMINALS, THAT WE ARE ALL THIEVES, THAT WE ARE ALL DRUG DEALERS, THAT WE ARE ALL MURDERERS AND WE ARE TREATED AS SUCH.))
SUPER=01-Rev. Thomas Motley/Exec. Director C-PAC;
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=treated as such.
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VO-NAT


Chief Morris was unavailable for comment.
In the past, Morris has denied allegations of corruption in his department.
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8E-VMI


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#97-48
GRAPHIC=VMI


Virginia Military Institute has lost another woman from its freshman ranks.
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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 V-M-I has admitted women.
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8Boat-Accident


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NONE


While riding in an inner tube, a Staunton man was sucked into the propeller of the boat pulling him along.
The accident happened last night near Parkersburg, West Virginia.
He has since undergone surgery.
Authorities are withholding the name of the 39- year- old man until his family is notified.
A conservation officer with the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources said the accident occurred on the Ohio River.

8Opportunity-House


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#net (edit of 97-57)
GRAPHIC=Lynchburg Seal


A new door has opened for Lynchburg teens in crisis.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Last Week


The newly- renovated Opportunity House takes in teenage boys who have committed minor crimes.
It offers counseling, supervision and a chance to make restitution.
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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.))
SUPER=01-Patrick Haley/Detention Home Director; :00
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=folks have made.
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VO-NAT


The new home can accommodate up to twelve young offenders.
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8weather


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Turning to Tuesday's weather--
Partly sunny skies today, with some isolated showers possible.
Highs warming to near 90.
Partly cloudy overnight, with lows dropping into the upper 60s.
Looking ahead to the four day forecast...
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