12:00-01

ALBRIGHT-TALKS

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Albright


Secretary of State Madeleine Albright has left Israel and says she won't be back until significant progress is made by Israeli and Palestinian leaders.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Jerusalem;

9:00:25
After wrapping up three days of meetings with both sides today,
SUPER=04-Yesterday;

Albright says there were no breakthroughs toward getting peace talks restarted.
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IN Q=

((MADELEINE ALBRIGHT: TOUGH DECISIONS NEED TO BE MADE BY THE LEADERS THEMSELVES.. I'M PREPARED TO COME BACK BUT NOT IF IT'S TO TREAD WATER. ))
SUPER=01-Madeleine Albright/ Secretary of State;
RUNS=:23
OUT Q=to tread on water.
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VO-NAT


Albright announced that Israeli and Palestinian diplomats will meet in the U-S later this month, but she says that's just a small step.
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Mother-Teresa


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


For many it's the last chance to be close to Mother Teresa.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Calcutta, India;


Despite heavy rainfall this morning in Calcutta, hundreds lined up to view the 87- year- old nun's body.
When Police tried to cut the line of mourners about 100 rushed a barricade.
Police managed to turn them back without any violence.
Mother Teresa will buried tomorrow after a state funeral.
The funeral procession is being extended because of the large number of mourners.
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E-Dickson


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


Roanoke County police at first thought it was a suicide, but now they say the fatal gunshots wounds that killed a young woman were NOT self-inflicted.
Two weeks ago 21-year old Anita Dickson was found dead inside her car on Carvin's Cove Road.
Blood was found on the outside of her car and on one of the tires.
The forensic lab will conduct gun residue tests and D-N-A analysis on the blood.

E-Campbell-Ax


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-63
GRAPHIC=Accident


State police are still investigating an accident that killed one woman in Campbell County last night.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Campbell Co.


It happened on Route 29, south of the intersection with Route 24.
Police say the driver of the car veered off the road and struck a tree.
A male passenger in the car was not hurt, but was charged at the scene with being drunk in public.
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E-Handguns


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-62
GRAPHIC=None


Starting today, Virginia and Tennessee will both honor concealed weapons permits issued in either state.
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VO-NAT :10
SUPER=@file;


That means Virginians with a permit can carry hidden weapons in Tennessee and vice versa.
But each must observe the specifics of the other state's law.
The laws are similar.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=None


Tennessee officials says its state police can provide specific information on their law.
More than 65-thousand Virginians hold concealed weapons permits.

Surgeon-general


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Clinton


President Clinton is expected to name a new Surgeon General today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;

4:28:30
An administration official says doctor David Satcher will be nominated as both Surgeon General and Assistant Secretary of Health.
Satcher currently heads the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


The surgeon general's job has been filled on an ACTING basis only since December of 19-94, when Joycelyn Elders was ousted over her outspoken comments on sex and drugs.

EYEWITNESS


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=princess diana


In Paris, one of the first people to arrive at the Princess Diana accident scene is speaking out.
He's providing new details in the aftermath and what role the paparazzi played.
Vicki Mabrey reports.
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SOT

10:04:45
IN Q=IT WAS LESS THAN
SUPER=03-Paris/August 30;
SUPER=01-Mark Budt/Witness;
SUPER=01-Vicki Mabrey/Reporting;
RUNS=1:44
OUT Q=CBS News, Paris.



Diana-Song


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=princess diana


Elton John's reworked hit song "Candle in the Wind", played at Diana's funeral was released today in Paris.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Paris, France;


The song, known as "Goodbye England's Rose", has been called a moving tribute to Diana.
It's predicted to become the fastest-selling hit single of all time and is expected to enter the charts at number one across the world.
All of the profits from the song will go to the Princess Diana memorial fund.
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E-County-School


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=97-67
GRAPHIC=Education


The curriculum has once again regained the focus at Cave Spring High School after a some scheduling chaos disrupted the first few weeks.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Superintendent Deanna Gordon stopped by at the school yesterday and said only about nine students signed up for scheduling changes.
And, despite the scheduling mix-up officials say thanks to the teachers' cooperation classes are proceeding smoothly.
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SOT 06.19.30 - 06.19.45
IN Q=TO the best

((BILL IRVIN/ROANOKE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD: TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE IT'S PRETTY MUCH TAKEN CARE OF. WE CERTAINLY HOPE IT IS AND TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWLEDGE THERE ARE SOME STUDENTS WHO MAY STILL HAVE SOME PROBLEMS. GUIDANCE HAS BEEN WORKING LITERALLY AROUND THE CLOCK OVER TIME TO GET ALL THESE PROBLEMS RESOLVED.))
SUPER=01-Bill Irvin/Roanoke Co. School Board;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=these problems resolved
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VO-NAT


Many teachers coordinated their teaching plans in expectation of changes to students' schedules.
A majority of the students were affected by the problem.
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Education


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=education


And statewide, students entering state colleges in the fall of 19-95 are not meeting the grade.
The State Council of Higher Education reports nearly one of every four needed remedial work.
The council found that about eleven percent of private high school grads needed remedial work in English, reading or math.
The state spends almost 25 million dollars a year on remedial classes.
The council's report found that more than 90 percent of remedial education occurs in community colleges rather than four-year schools.

E-Recycling


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#97-52
GRAPHIC=Recycling


The curbside recycling program in Roanoke County seems to be the latest victim of the debate between economics and the environment.
Kimberly McBroom explains.
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IN Q=Instead of dropping off
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Shirley Willis/Roanoke Co. Resident; :09
SUPER=04-File Tape; :18
SUPER=01-Bill Rand/Roanoke Co. General Services; 30
SUPER=@Kimberly1; 1:02
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OUT Q=McBroom, News 7


((Instead of dropping off recyclables on their front lawn-- Roanoke county residents now have to take them for a little drive.
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SOT 10:13:16 tape 1

((SHIRLEY WILLIS/ROANOKE CO. RESIDENT: I THINK IT'S A STEP BACKWARDS FOR THEM TO STOP THE RECYCLING PROGRAM, BECAUSE SO MANY PEOPLE ARE GOING TO STOP RECYCLING BECAUSE IT'S NOT GOING TO BE CONVENIENT FOR THEM ANYMORE. ))
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Willis says she plans to continue recycling anyway-- but figures she's in the minority.
County officials say they pulled the plug on curbside recycling pickup because it was too expensive-- with a quarter- million- dollar- a- year operating fee.
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SOT tape 1 9:10:40

((BILL RAND/ROANOKE CO. GENERAL SERVICES DIR.: RECYCLING IS NOT DEAD. WE ARE NOT ELIMINATING IT. WE ARE NOT DOING AWAY WITH IT. WE'RE JUST TRYING TO PROVIDE THE MOST COST- EFFECTIVE METHOD OF DOING THE RECYCLING. ))
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Rand also points out that only a THIRD of the county residents offered curbside service actually participated.
TAKE PRE- PRO
Residents can now drop off recyclables at six different centers, including Cycle Systems, the transfer stations in Hollins and Salem, as well as three Kroger stores throughout the county. END PRE- PRO

Tape 2STAND UP HERE, LAST ONE PLEASE
But Kroger's future in recycling is uncertain.
A company spokesman says funding for these recycling bins is only guaranteed through the end of the year.
Kroger's now looking for a partner to help bear the costs. STAND UP
Cycle Systems, however, is still going strong.
Its owner says the recycling industry has its ups and downs, but he's still disappointed with the county's decision. closing shot of trash truck leaving
In the meantime, these familiar trucks will carry on with the business of hauling trash, but trash only.
Kimberly McBroom, News 7.))


Garbage


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


Recycling might make it difficult for one man to do his job...on the other hand it might tell him something about our society.
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VO-NAT


Arizona Archaeologist Doctor William Rathje (RATH-JAY) has discovered a new method for learning about history.
SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape;


Instead of studying pottery...his team of scientists get knee deep in a pile of garbage to get information on every aspect of life.
Rathje (RATH-JAY) says in the last forty years he's detailed positive changes in the county's trash cans. Like going from glass bottles to plastic which take less space in the landfill.
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SOT 10:33:45
IN Q=So if we

((DR. WILLIAM RATHJE/ARCHEOLOGIST:SO IF WE CAN MAKE PEOPLE MORE AWARE OF WHAT'S REALLY OUT NEWSPAPERS FOR EXAMPLE TAKE UP BETWEEN 15 AND 20 PERCENT OF LANDFILLS BY VOLUME AND THEY'RE RECYCLABLE. IF WE CAN KEEP THEM OUT OF THE LANDFILL WE CAN CUT DOWN ON LANDFILL USE))
SUPER=01-William Rathje/Archaeologist; RUNS=:17
OUT Q=landfill use
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VO-NAT


Rathje (RATH-JAY) says as Solid Waste Management teams use lager garbage tubs, residents tend to throw away more material.
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Tourism


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Virginia state seal


Virginia was a choice vacation spot last year.
State tourism officials note a five-point-five percent increase in tourism revenues for 19-96.
Officials feared competition with the summer Olympics in Atlanta would stifle tourism in the Old Dominion.
Instead, the 19-96 revenue increase was the largest since 19-88.
Tourists spent more than ten billion dollars in Virginia last year.
Tourism also created 18-hundred new jobs last year, for a statewide total of almost 170-thousand workers.

E-OTB


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-51
GRAPHIC=None


If you live in Roanoke or Martinsville candidates won't be the only ones vying for your vote this November.
Off-track betting has found its way onto the ballot.
Ellen Qualls takes a look inside one of Virginia's two existing parlors.
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SOT
IN Q=Oh there's a
SUPER=03-Richmond; :09
SUPER=01-Olivia Price/Horse Race Fan; :40
SUPER=01-Herb Jones/Colonial Downs; 1:05
SUPER=01-Nick Hahn/Colonial Downs; 1:16
SUPER=@Ellen1; 1:24
RUNS=1:36
OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.



(( SOT TAPE TWO 20:46:02

((OH THERE'S A LOT OF 'EM JUMBLED UP. C'MON!))
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The thrill of the thoroughbreds has been entertaining Richmond race fans for ten months... and those in Chesapeake for over a year.
sot TAPE ONE 20:46:01

((WHO WAS THAT? IS THAT SIX OR ONE? ...TEN!?))
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TV screens boast live races from across the nation every five minutes or so, seven days a week, 12 hours a day.
That's a lot of racing.
SOT TAPE TWO 20:46:29

((I DIDN'T WIN...I DON'T LIKE BELMONT.))
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It's also a lot of betting.
In Richmond, they average 785 customers a day.
Those customers bet an average of 206- dollars a person...some of it of course from their winnings.
SOT TAPE ONE 20:35:54

((OLIVIA PRICE/HORSE RACE FAN: OH IT BUILDS YOUR ADRENALIN UP. AND IT'S JUST REAL EXCITING TO ME. AND OF COURSE THERE'S NOTHING LIKE JUST SEEING IT AT THE TRACK WHERE THEY'RE LIVE. BUT THEN THE OFF-TRACK BETTING IS THE NEXT BEST THING.))
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Colonial Downs says a betting parlor dumps at least 350- thousand more dollars a year in taxes directly into local coffers.
It also means 150 to 200 new jobs.
SOT TAPE ONE 18:49:22

((HERB JONES/COLONIAL DOWNS: WE KNOW THAT WE'RE GONNA SPEND A MILLION DOLLARS A YEAR IN SALARIES. ANOTHER MILLION DOLLARS A YEAR IN GOODS AND SERVICES THAT WE SPEND IN THAT LOCALITY. AND THEN THERE'S THE CONSTRUCTION.))
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SOT TAPE ONE 18:31:42

((NICK HAHN/COLONIAL DOWNS: THERE'S A CONVENIENCE STORE WHICH IS JUST DOWN THE ROAD HERE. THEY'VE SEEN THEIR BUSINESS TRIPLE SINCE WE'VE BEEN OPEN.))
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SOT STANDUP TAPE TWO 21:07:20

((RICHMOND POLICE SAY COLONIAL DOWNS HAS BEEN A GOOD CITIZEN. POLICE PATROL INSIDE AND OUT. AND IN 10 MONTHS THERE'S BEEN ONLY ONE CRIME REPORTED: A THEFT FROM THE BACK OF A PICKUP TRUCK. ELLEN QUALLS, NEWS 7, RICHMOND.))
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mars-surveyor


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


Another success for NASA.
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VO-NAT


Last night, the Mars global surveyor was fired into orbit for a mapping mission around mars.
That mapping will help NASA learn more about mars and target future landing sites for further explorations.
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WEATHER
SUPER=300-71/66/Variable 3mph/30.12s/95/1961/44/1993;
SUPER=301-73/62/East 3mph/30.11s/96/1895/39/1917;

Forecasts
SUPER=X5000;
SUPER=330-Mostly/Clear/55-59/Mostly/Sunny/78-82;
SUPER=331-Mostly/Clear/58-62/Mostly/Sunny/80-84;
SUPER=332-Clear/Some Fog/48-52/Mostly/Sunny/74-78;
SUPER=333-Mostly/Clear/52-56/Mostly/Sunny/74-78;
SUPER=334-Clear/Some Fog/48-52/Mostly/Sunny/73-77;
SUPER=X5001;



Stephanz


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#net (edit of 97-61)
GRAPHIC=None


She's fought on behalf of consumers in Southwest Virginia for nearly three decades, but now Fran Stephanz (Stevens) is retiring.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Stephanz (Stevens) runs Better Business Bureau of Western Virginia.
It serves 32 counties in our area.
Her years of work have left her with a number of memorable experiences, including one involving a lady who delivered her false teeth to the office.
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SOT 05:53:49
IN Q=I mean

((FRAN STEPHANZ/BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU: I MEAN DO YOU WANT SOMEBODY TO COME IN AND HAND YOU THEIR FALSE TEETH? YOU KNOW, I MEAN AT LEAST PUT IT IN PLASTIC LADY, PLEASE. THEY DIDN'T FIT, AND SHE COULDN'T GET HER DENTIST TO MAKE THE ADJUSTMENT, SO SHE WANTED TO FILE A COMPLAINT, AND SHE SAID HERE ARE THE TEETH, YOU SEE IF YOU CAN GET EM TO FIT.))
SUPER=01-Fran Stephanz/Better Business Bureau;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=you know, fit.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=None


Stephanz (Stevens) says her office couldn't have done its work all these years without the support of the upstanding businesses that fund her organization.

Express


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=aje
TAPE#net (edit of S7-19)
GRAPHIC=Express


The Express officially announced the signing of veteran Goalie Daniel Berthiaume.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Berthiaume and Dave Gagnon will give the Express two of the best Goalies in the East Coast Hockey League.
Head Coach Frank Anzalone is giving up a veteran spot on the roster and he will determine the rotation between the two goalies.
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SOT
IN Q="It's going to be

(( ))
SUPER=01-Dave Gagnon/Roanoke Express Goalie;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=it just won't work."
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VO-NAT


The Express will open camp October fourth and the team's first home exhibition game will be October tenth.
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Soccer


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#net (edit of S7-17)
GRAPHIC=TECH SOCCER


The Virginia Tech Soccer team stepped on the field yesterday for the first time since cracking the nation's top 20 earlier in the week.
Yesterday the Hokies welcomed East Carolina to town.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Pirates vs. Hokies;:00


Tech head coach Jerry Cheynet looked on as senior Bobby Warnick, the former Roanoke Wrath standout, tried to keep the school's first ever top 20 ranking in tact.
And the Hokies were on their game early as Matt Whalen gets the unassisted goal 13 minutes and 43 seconds into the first half to give Tech a one to nothing lead. But the tables turned less than five minutes later in the game when Brian Denno executes the throw in to perfection as his pass is headed in by a diving Sean Hawley.
But the Hokies win 2-to-1 and they are now 4-and-0.
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FFE


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB97-2
GRAPHIC=FFE LOGO


A number of big rivalries will be in the spotlight later tonight as Friday Football stretches out from Independence to South Boston for 16 big ones, including the Salem-Pulaski war.
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SOT
IN Q=FIRST AUDIO
RUNS=:28
OUT Q=..LOGO COMES FULL."
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Walrus


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


Adoption has saved a three- week- old orphan, abandoned off the coast of Alaska.
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VO-NAT 04:52:22
SUPER=03-Tacoma, WA


The young one is a walrus.
When rescued, Nuvuk was dehydrated and underweight.
But now he's already gained about 25 pounds and is on his way to good health.
He 's now living at Tacoma, Washington's Point Defiance Zoo.
Zoo officials are still deciding whether to keep him permanently. (----------------)