12:00-01

Yokohama

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Yokohama


Big money is rolling in at Salem's Yokohama Tire Plant.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


Governor Allen announced a multi- million dollar deal with Yokohama to make high performance radial tires.
Up to 28- million- dollars will be invested at the truck tire plant.
The expansion will allow the company to also make car and recreational vehicle tires.
Installation of the new production line will start next July, and will be completed in early 19-99.
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ANCHOR=MELANIE
SS=NONE


News 7 was unable to reach Yokohama officials for comment this morning.

5-Danville-Shelter


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=tte
TAPE#597-33
GRAPHIC=None


The need for a homeless shelter in Danville is now being overruled by safety concerns.
As many as 50 people have been turned away since the city shut it down two weeks ago.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


A church has operated the homeless shelter for three years.
Recently the city declared the building a motel--- demanding it be fitted

with fire alarms, emergency lighting, and exit signs.
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SOT 17:06:25
IN Q=I didn't think

((REV. LARRY HILL/SHELTER DIRECTOR: I DIDN'T THINK THEY'D CLOSE US DOWN... BECAUSE WE'RE NOT OPEN.))
SUPER=01-Rev. Larry Hill/Shelter Director;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=we're not open
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VO-NAT


Hill hopes to re-open the shelter this weekend and says it's ready, with blankets on the beds and food in the pantry.
He says the neighborhood has a serious need for the facility, because of problems with drug dealing and prostitution.
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F-14


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=plane crash, military


The search continues this afternoon for the pilot of a Navy jet that went down yesterday off the Coast of North Carolina.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Off North Carolina;


He and another crew member ejected from the F-14 Tomcat.
The second crewman was pulled from the ocean in a dramatic Coast Guard rescue and was released today from a Navy hospital in Portsmouth.
It's the seventh military crash since mid September.
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STEALTH


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=WIPE WIPE WIPE
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-September 14;

7;17:05
One of those crashes involved a stealth fighter that went down during a Maryland air show.
An Air Force Safety board has determined that the cause of the crash was incorrectly installed parts in the left wing of the F-117.
The order grounding the stealth has now been lifted.
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SUITCASE-BOMBS


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


On Capital Hill a Russian scientist has SPELLED OUT for Congress what an American movie maker has POINTED OUT to millions.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Capitol Hill/Yesterday;

4:05:11
The next big nuclear weapon aimed this way could come in a suitcase.
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SOT
IN Q=

((CLOONEY:WE HAVE RECOVERED 8-NUCLEAR WARHEADS IN THEIR CONTAINERS. KIDMAN:THAT'S NOT ENOUGH WARHEADS, THAT'S NOT ENOUGH.") REP. CURT WELDON/ R-PA: NICOLE KIDMAN AND GEORGE CLOONEY HAVE DONE MORE IN 3-DAYS TO ALERT AMERICANS TO THE REAL DANGERS OF NUCLEAR TERRORISM THAN OUR PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT HAVE DONE TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE IN NEARLY 5-YEARS. ))
SUPER=04-Dreamworks-SKG;
SUPER=01-Rep. Curt Weldon/(R) Pennsylvania
RUNS=:21
OUT Q=IN NEARLY 5 YEARS.
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VO-NAT


The scientist says Moscow secretly developed the suitcase bombs for terrorist purposes.
And now there are reports that some of them are missing.
The testimony contradicted claims by Russian officials, denying the existence of the bombs.
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Reno-Gore


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


Attorney General Janet Reno reportedly has decided to expand the Justice Department investigation into Vice President Al Gore's fund- raising phone calls.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


C-B-S News and the Associated Press both report she will open a 90 day preliminary investigation.
The move COULD lead to the naming of a special prosecutor.
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CLINTON-PHYSICAL


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=wipe/wipe/wipe
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bethesda, MD;

10:05;09
President Clinton faces a different type of probe today.
He is at the Bethesda Naval Hospital for his annual medical checkup.
Mr. Clinton is expected to be there for several hours taking a number of tests.
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E-Dolan-earley


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-70
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


Two candidates for Virginia's attorney general faced off in Portsmouth last night.
Ellen Qualls was there when Mark Earley and Bill Dolan took to their respective podiums.
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SOT
IN Q=with just
SUPER=03-Portsmouth; :00
SUPER=@Earley;:27
SUPER=@dolan; :42
SUPER=@ellen1; 1:25
RUNS=1:35
OUT Q=News 7 Portsmouth


Environment


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


A Martinsville official says Allen administration policies have made it difficult to balance environmental protection with economic development in Virginia.
Councilman Elizabeth Haskell told an environmental symposium Governor Allen has replaced progress made on environmental matters with "anti- environmental extremism."

PK-PREPS


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


Hundreds of thousands of Christian men are planning to converge on the Nation's capital tomorrow for a gigantic gathering.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC;

7:18:08
Today work crews are putting finishing touches on the rally site.
Members of the Promise Keepers are pledging to live better lives as husbands, fathers and community leaders.
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Promisekeepers


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=
TAPE#=net (edit of 97-64)
GRAPHIC=wipe/wipe/wipe
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Buena Vista;


One group traveling by motorcycle spent the night in Buena Vista.
They hope to spiritually heal themselves and the nation.
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SOT 19.24.00 - 19.24.06
IN Q=We need to

((DAVID KING/BIKER: WE NEED TO HUMBLE OURSELVES AND WE NEED TO SEEK GOD'S FAITH AND WE DO AND WE'RE HUMBLE MAYBE HE CAN HEAL OUR LAND.))
SUPER=01-David King/Biker;
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=heal our land.
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VO-NAT


The group is calling the event Stand in the Gap-- a social gap they say is created by a lack of unity and values among Americans.
They expect more than two- and- a half- million men.
The National Organization for Women and other groups plan to protest the rally.
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Reese-jones


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=trevor rees jones


The sole survivor of the car crash that killed Princess Diana has been released from the hospital.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Paris, France;


Bodyguard Trevor Reese- Jones left Paris for London this morning.
He spoke to investigators yesterday for the second time, but still wasn't able to recall the details of the crash.
Meanwhile, police are leaning toward a theory that a second car was involved in the accident.
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Diana-book


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


The revised edition of a book about Princess Diana is on sale in London today, despite last- minute attempts by Diana's family to prevent publication.
Buckingham palace is also unhappy, saying the re-release comes to soon after the Princess's death.
Tom Fenton reports.
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IN Q=
SUPER=03-London; :00
SUPER=01-Andrew Morton/Author; :30
SUPER=04-"Good Morning Granada TV";:36
SUPER=01-Muriel Stevens/Charity Worker; :57
SUPER=01-Tom Fenton/Reporting; 1:14
RUNS=1:27
OUT Q=Tom Fenton, CBS News, London.

(( Andrew Morton has already made himself a millionaire with the original edition of the Diana book. Now he's set to make a lot more with the new edition, and with the sale to People Magazine of transcripts of the tape recorded interviews with the Princess. The is being reissued with direct quotes from Diana, rather than attributing all the controversial revelations about her life to unnamed friends of the Princess. This morning, Morton said his main interest was to set the historical record straight.

SOT ANDREW MORTON, AUTHOR OF "DIANA, HER TRUE STORY"
(MANDATORY: COURTESY: GOOD MORNING GRANADA TV)


103316 ALL I HAVE DONE IS DISCUSS THE METHODOLOGY BEHIND THE BOOK. I'VE NOT REVEALED ANY NEW SECRETS -- NOT SAID ANYTHING MORE THAN WHAT PEOPLE KNOW ALREADY. ALL I'VE SAID IS THAT DIANA COOPERATED WITH THE BOOK -- FULLY AND FRANKLY AND CONSISTENTLY OVER A PERIOD OF 8/9 MONTHS OF TIME. SO I AM SAYING NOTHING NEW.(17)
But Murial Stevens, a long-time acquaintance of the Princess who was one of the original sources for the book, dislikes the way Morton is making money out of Diana's tragedy.
MURIEL STEVENS, CHARITY WORKER I WOULD SAY THAT IN MY OPINION THE STORY HAS ALREADY BEEN TOLD, AND IT DIDN'T NEED TO COME OUT AGAIN. I UNDERSTAND THAT HE HAD TO VINDICATE HIMSELF, BUT HE COULD HAVE JUST PRODUCED THE PROOF AND SAID HERE IT IS, AND LEFT IT AT THAT.
(29)


FENTON ON CAM TAG MORTON'S RESPONSE IS THAT HE IS AN AUTHOR. THAT'S THE WAY HE MAKES A LIVING. AND IT IS THE READING PUBLIC THAT WILL PASS JUDGEMENT ON THE TAPED INTERVIEWS AND THE REVISED BOOK. TOM FENTON CBS NEWS LONDON.))

E-Car-Dealer


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=97-71
GRAPHIC=NONE


To sell a car you must own it, but if you don't have the proper papers it can cause some big problems.
That's why a car dealership in Clifton Forge is coming under fire and facing outraged customers.
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SOT 11.53.30 - 11.53.45
IN Q=The people that

((ELMER CARTER/TRADER'S INC. CUSTOMER: THE PEOPLE THAT HE BOUGHT THE CAR FROM SENT ME A LETTER SAYING THEY WOULD COME AND PICK THE CAR UP SO I TOOK MY CAR AND HID IT IN THE GARAGE WHERE THEY CAN'T FIND IT.))
SUPER=01-Elmer Carter/Trader's Inc. Customer;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=can't find it.
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VO-NAT


Clifton Forge police say David Mann of Trader's Incorporated was selling cars he did not have proper titles on.
They're charging him with eleven misdemeanors.
Mann denies he did anything wrong and says he is considering lawsuits of his own.
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SOT 11.58.31 - 11.58.51
IN Q=There's going to

((DAVID MANN/TRADER'S INC.: THERE'S GOING TO BE A LOT OF SURPRISES. For who? FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND LOCAL BUSINESS PEOPLE AND THE NEWSPAPER. There's going to be a lot of surprises like what? Lawsuits? YES.))
SUPER=01-David Mann/Trader's Inc.;
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=Lawsuits? Yes.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


A hearing in the case is scheduled for October 20th.

Home-Buying


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


Buying a home is a big step and a costly one.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Vinton;


More and more Roanoke area residents are finding out the hard way, that it can also be the biggest financial drain.
Vinton homeowner Dana Underwood bought a house three years ago with major structural defects...the biggest being the house was built on a flood plain.
One Roanoke Realtor says a major reason why buyers end up with a money pit is because they tried to skip the safety measures.
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SOT 2:37:39
IN Q=I'm sorry to

((I'M SORRY TO SAY THAT A NUMBER OF PEOPLE ARE PENNY WISE AND POUND FOOLISH THEY SAY IT'S NOT WORTH THE 300 DOLLARS THEY WANT TO DEAL WITH IT AFTER THE FACT, THEY DON'T THINK IT COULD HAPPEN))
SUPER=01-Tim Garrison/Boone & Co.;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=it could happen.
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VO-NAT


Underwood says she went through all the proper channels including using a home inspector...but the water problems were masked until it was too late.
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S-Wytheville-Award


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-58
GRAPHIC=NONE


She says she loves her job and she's spent 21 years at it.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Wytheville;


Yesterday the years of dedication paid off for the administrative director at the "Presbyterian Children's Home of the Highlands" in Wytheville.
Yesterday afternoon, Wynette Yontz (Why-net Yahn-tz) was awarded the "Virginia Association of Children's Homes" highest honor.
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SOT
IN Q=I love

((WYNETTE YONTZ/AWARD WINNER:I LOVE MY WORK HERE, OUR MISSION IS GIVING CHILDREN HOPE AND PURPOSE FOR THE FUTURE, AND, YOU KNOW THAT'S WHAT WE DO AND I FEEL LIKE THAT'S A GOAL THAT WE STRIVE TO GIVE EVERY CHILD WHO COMES INTO OUR CARE HERE. JOHN ALEXANDER/PRESBYTERIAN HOME DIR.: WE'RE A SMALL AGENCY, WE ALL WEAR A LOT OF DIFFERENT HATS AND WHEN YOU'VE GOT A TEAM PLAYER LIKE, WYNETTE,THAT'S WHAT MAKES THIS AGENCY WHAT IT IS, IT HELPS US REACH OUT AND REALLY HELP THE YOUNG PEOPLE IN THIS AREA OF THE STATE.))
SUPER=01-Wynette Yontz/Award Winner; :00
SUPER=01-John Alexander/Presbyterian Home Director; :13
RUNS=:21
OUT Q=of the state.
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VO-NAT


Yontz began working at the Wytheville children's home as a secretary before working her way up to administrative director.
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Free-Patch


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#97-69
GRAPHIC=NONE


The American Lung Association is giving 120 smokers freedom from cigarettes.
Nicotrol has joined forces with the association to promote Healthy Lung Month.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


The American Lung Association in Roanoke is giving away 120 Nicotrol kits.
Nationally it's a part of a program to help 15-thousand smokers kick the habit.
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SOT 10:03:52
IN Q=THEY GET A

((TONI FERGUSON/AMERICAN LUNG ASSOC.: THEY GET A STARTER KIT WHICH IS A TWO WEEK SUPPLY AND THEY GET ADDITIONAL SUPPLIES. SO IT'S A SIX WEEK KIT. THEY ALSO GET OUR BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION BOOK WHICH WILL ALSO HELP THEM IN ADDITION TO THE PATCH.))
SUPER=01-Toni Ferguson/American Lung Association;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=TO THE PATCH
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ANCHOR=Mel
SS=NONE


You must be 18 or older and smoke more than ten cigarettes a day to receive a kit.
The association also provides behavior modification clinics.
The clinics will start October 14th.

E-Confederate-Statue


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-63
GRAPHIC=NONE


The Battle of Hanging Rock was one in which George Morgan Jones did NOT fight, but it IS where he'll remembered.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


The Sons of Confederate Veterans recently bought a statue of the confederate soldier.
The group wants to move the piece from its current location at the old Jones Memorial Library to the Hanging Rock battlefield in Roanoke County.
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SOT 10:27:05
IN Q=Any hallowed

((ROBERT BARBOUR/SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS: ANY HALLOWED GROUND SHOULD BE MEMORIALIZED WHETHER IT'S A BATTLEFIELD CEMETERY OR BATTLEGROUND ITSELF, TO KEEP FROM BEING ERODED AWAY BY EXPANSION OF BUSINESSES OR WHATEVER.))
SUPER=01-Robert Barbour/Sons of Confederate Veterans; :00
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=or whatever.
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VO-NAT


The S-C-V paid 15- thousand dollars for the statue, one TENTH what they say a new one would cost.
The monument was designed by Solon Borglum, the brother of the man who carved Mount Rushmore.
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Train-Excursion


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


Amtrak's first fall excursion through the mountains of Southwest Virginia is a sell out.
The Roanoke Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society says there are NO more tickets available for the sightseeing trips.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


The society organized the two trips for the weekend of October 25th and 26th.
The excursions will be on this superliner which has double-decker cars.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


650 people will pack each trip.
Tickets sold out early this week.
WEATHER
SUPER=300-64/54/Southwest 8mph/30.08f/88/1986/29/1974;
SUPER=301-66/52/Variable 6mph/30.08f/94/1919/31/1974;

Forecasts
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SUPER=330-Clear/Not as Cool/46-50/Sunny/& Warm/80-83;
SUPER=331-Clear/& Mild/48-52/Sunny/& Warm/82-86;
SUPER=332-Mostly/Clear/44-48/Mostly Sunny/& Pleasant/75-78;
SUPER=333-Clear/& Cool/44-48/Sunny/& Warm/76-80;
SUPER=334-Mostly/Clear/50-53/Mostly Sunny/& Pleasant/73-76;
SUPER=X5001;



Yankees


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=playoffs, ny/cleveland


Cleveland and New York are tied in the American League playoff series.
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VO-NAT

04:38:35
SUPER=03-New York, NY/MLB-FOX;


Andy Pettitte took a 3-to-0 lead into the fourth before the Indians scored five runs with two outs.
David Justice knocks out a single and then scored on Jim Thome's (TOH'-meez) single.
The Indians Matt Williams' hit a two-out, two-run homer in the fifth.
Cleveland went on to win the game 7-to-5.
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Orioles


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-12
GRAPHIC=O'S/MARINERS


The Baltimore Orioles are one win away from a victory in their series with the Seattle Mariners.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Seattle, WA/ESPN - Game Two;:00


By winning game one Davey Johnson's team already had all it came to Seattle for a split of the first two games.
But after falling behind 2-to-nothing the O's got hot and won this one as well.
Harold Baines started the comeback with this solo homer.
SUPER=35-Baltimore/9/Seattle/3/O's Lead 2-to-0;


The O's outscore the Mariners 8-to-1 the final five innings to win it 9-to-3.
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Byrd


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#net (edit of GIRL97)
GRAPHIC=GIRLS HOOPS


The unbeaten William Byrd Terriers upped their record to 13-and-0 with an easy win over Rockbridge Co.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Vinton/Wildcats vs. Terriers; :00


Elizabeth Faulkner converts the layin in transition to tie it early.
But the Byrd pressure wore down the Cats and crated a number of open shots like this one from Andrea Gay who drains the jumper.
SUPER=33-Rockbridge Co./38/William Byrd/77;


But the real deal was again Brandi Allen. Four Terriers touch the rock without a dribble before Allen scores two of her 25 as Byrd wins it 77-to-38.
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ANCHOR=Patrick
SS=girls hoops


Ft. Chiswell topped Narrows, Brookville beat Heritage last night by 8, and Bassett pounded Laurel Park by 16.

FFE


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE=S7-14
GRAPHIC=FFE LOGO


The high school football season is headed down the backstretch with week six now upon us.
Here are the Sweet 16 games Friday Football Extra will be tracking tonight.
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Circus-Scale


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


Truck scales were the centerpiece at "The Greatest Show on Earth" in Denver.
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VO-NAT

05:03:02
SUPER=03-Denver, CO;


It wasn't part of the circus act, but rather a health check for the animals.
With a daily diet of 150-pounds of hay, "Asia" the elephant weighed in at almost 4-tons.
A hesitant camel weighed over 16-hundred pounds.
"Zoosha," the friendly hippopotamus tipped the scale at about two-tons. (----------------)