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News-Heads

ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#newsheads
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Coming up-
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Prosecutors reveal evidence they say links Earl Bramlett to the murder of a Vinton Family.
Residents of one neighborhood want a convicted sex offender out-
Plus word that John Denver was flying without a valid license.
And this man golfed more than 400 holes in one day!
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News 7 is next.

Bramblett


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-70
GRAPHIC=news-7 at 11


Good Evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
SS=bramblett


Earl Bramblett knew he was being accused of mass murder-- in the death of a Vinton family of four.
But he told a newspaper reporter right after his arrest he thought they might still be alive.
Keith Humphry tells us about the opening day of the trial.
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IN Q=At the time
SUPER=03-Spartanburg, SC/July 1996; :00
SUPER=03-Vinton/August 29, 1994; :32
SUPER=03-Salem/File Tape; :40
RUNS=:45
OUT Q=Humphry, NEWS 7.

(( At the time Barry Kessee didn't know what Bramblett was talking about.
Then the story came out in the newspaper.
Bramblett had questioned whether all the Hodges family members were really dead.
"I had a gut feeling," reporter Diane Struzzi quoted Bramblett as saying... "that possibly Winter, Anah and maybe Blaine were in a witness protection program and that they were alive and well."
"I knew something happened to Teresa," Bramblett said, because a Hodges relative told him gasoline had been sprinkled around her body.
Nobody else knew that until the state crime lab determine there was gasoline on and around Teresa Hodges' body.
Relatives of the Hodges family didn't know that, says prosecutor Skip Burkart.
"Only the killer could know," he says. KEITH HUMPHRY NEWS 7.))
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=HOLD


Judge Roy Willett made several rulings in favor of the prosecution, before beginning to pick a jury.
The judge WILL allow the jury to hear Bramblett's own words in countless audio tapes Bramblett recorded ...and he's going to allow evidence seized from Bramblett's motel room.

Sex-Offender


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#97-68
GRAPHIC=NONE


A convicted child molester is living in Botetourt County and some residents want to push him out of their neighborhood.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Cloverdale


Richard Maulick served 12 years in state prison for sexual molesting his daughter.
He says he's innocent...and parents have no reason to fear him.
The parole board investigated the case before allowing Maulick to move to Cloverdale.
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SOT 15:58:54
IN Q=I'm on a

((RICHARD MAULICK:I'M ON A LEG MONITOR WHICH REPORTS THROUGH THE PHONE, I CAN'T LEAVE THE HOUSE, IF I DO LEAVE THE HOUSE I'M DOING SO WITH AN ESCORT FOR TRANSPORTATION, SO AGAIN THEY HAVE NOTHING TO FEAR))
SUPER=07-Richard Maulick
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=nothing to fear
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VO-NAT


Maulick says the charges stem from a custody battle with his first wife.
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=NONE


More from Maulick, plus reaction from parents tomorrow on News 7 at 6.

Davis


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-60
GRAPHIC=davis


Three life terms to avoid the death penalty.
That's the agreement reached by Smyth County prosecutors and Harold David Davis.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Marion/September 1996;


The 24- year old pleaded guilty to capital murder, robbery and burglary.
Davis will spend life in prison without the possibility of parole for killing 68- year old Anna Jean Anderson, a retired Smyth County elementary school teacher.
Davis' alleged accomplice, Josh Widener, will stand trial in January.
Widener was one of Anderson's former students.
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Amherst-Robbery


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-74
GRAPHIC=none


Amherst County authorities are looking for suspects in the beating and robbery of two elderly men last night.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Amherst Co.;


78- year- old Lucian Mantiply (MANT-ih-ply) and his 95- year- old brother Cyrus were attacked in their home on Dixie Airport Road.
Authorities believe someone used a fireplace poker to subdue the men--then they stole a box that contained only costume jewelry.
Sheriff Jimmy Ayers says the brothers are lucky to be alive.
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SOT 16:59:54
IN Q=Most anybody

((JIMMY AYERS/AMHERST CO. SHERIFF: MOST ANYBODY COULD HAVE TAKEN ANYTHING THERE THAT THEY SAW THEY WANTED AND NOT HAVE TO BEAT THESE TWO FELLOWS LIKE THEY WERE BEATEN. THAT'S THE SERIOUS PART OF IT. IT'S BAD ENOUGH WHEN THEY BREAK INTO THE HOME BUT TO BEAT THEM WITH THE HANDICAPS THAT THEY HAVE, JUST TOTALLY NO EXCUSE IN IT.))
SUPER=01-Jimmy Ayers/Amherst Co. Sheriff; :00
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=no excuse in it.
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VO-NAT


Ayers says the attacker may be someone the men know.
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=NONE


Anyone with information should contact the Amherst County sheriff's department.

Gilmore-Abortion


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-71
GRAPHIC=gilmore


Jim Gilmore has rasied the debate over abortion up a notch in Virginia.
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SOT 36:16
IN Q=I think

((JIM GILMORE/R-CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: I THINK A SPOUSAL NOTIFICATION WOULD BE SOMETHING THAT WE COULD REQUIRE SERIOUS CONSIDERATION.))
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OUT Q=serious consideration.
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VO-NAT


Spousal notification means a wife would be required to tell her husband before getting an abortion.
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IN Q=A man

((JIM GILMORE: A MAN, A SPOUSE, A HUSBAND AND WIFE ARE TOGETHER IN THE DECISIONS THEY MAKE AS A FAMILY. AND THERE SHOULD BE A LOT OF INTERACTION AND DISCUSSION BETWEEN THEM. AND THERE CERTAINLY SHOULD BE A REASONABLE NOTIFICATION. BUT THIS IS SOMETHING THAT REALLY IS NOT UNDER PUBLIC DISCUSSION AT THIS TIME.))
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=at this time.
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VO-NAT


That having been said, it comes at a time when Don Beyer's running an ad blasting Gilmore's desire to ban abortions after eight to 12 weeks -- even in cases of rape or incest.
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SOT 38:02
IN Q=It's perfectly

((LT. GOV. DON BEYER/D-CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: IT'S PERFECTLY FINE FOR ANYBODY IN AMERICA TO BELIEVE THAT ABORTION IS WRONG OR SHOULD BE ILLEGAL. BUT THAT'S THE VIEW THAT I THINK WE SHOULD HAVE IN VIRGINIA'S NEXT GOVERNOR.))
SUPER=@Beyer1;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=next governor.
TALENT=Jean
SS=camp. 97


Beyer and Gilmore meet for their final public debate tomorrow in Fairfax.
We'll have a full report tomorrow night.

Dolan-Earley


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-61
GRAPHIC=virginia seal


Voters may not be paying much attention to the bottom of the statewide ticket.
SS=camp 97


But the candidates for Attorney General say important issues are at stake in the November election.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Today, Democrat Bill Dolan and Republican Mark Earley made a joint appearance at a meeting of the Roanoke Bar Association.
Earley promised to protect parole and welfare reform.
Dolan said he would fight to preserve abortion rights and the quality of public education.
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SOT
IN Q=Who the attorney general is

((BILL DOLAN/D- CANDIDATE FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL: WHO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL IS AND WHAT THE ATTORNEY GENERAL BELIEVES MAKES A VERY BIG DIFFERENCE IN HOW YOU'RE GOING TO LIVE YOUR LIFE.)) ((MARK EARLEY/R- CANDIDATE FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL: PEOPLE KNOW WHERE I STAND ON THE ISSUES. THERE'S A TEN- YEAR RECORD AND I THINK SOMEBODY WHO LOST THE RACE FOUR YEARS AGO AND IS NOW TRYING TO REINVENT THEMSELVES, I THINK THE VOTERS ARE GOING TO BE ABLE TO SEE THROUGH THAT.))
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SUPER=@Earley; :08
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OUT Q=see through that.
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=HOLD


Dolan suggested that Earley's conservative record on issues such as abortion should raise concerns among voters.
Earley argued that a Dolan victory could turn back the clock on the abolition of parole... and other reforms of the last four years.

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ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11

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Did John Denver have a valid flying license when he died in a plane crash Sunday? The latest on the investigation is just ahead.
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VO-NAT


And Lexington firefighters are looking forward to new digs-- but first city council has to dig deep into its pockets.
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Comm#1
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Denver


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#97-76
GRAPHIC=NONE


John Denver was flying without a valid pilot's license when his plane crashed-
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pacific Grove, CA;


The F-A-A revoked his medical certification last year- a necessary component for a valid license.
Government officials say the certificate was taken away because of concerns about his drinking.
Denver was arrested in 1993- and 94 for drunk driving.
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SOT 20:23:01
IN Q=

((WALTER GERASH/DENVER'S LAWYER: NEVER HE WOULD NEVER FLY UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ANY DRUG OR ALCOHOL.))
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OUT Q=or alcohol.
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VO-NAT


The Monterey County Sheriff says there's no sign Denver had been drinking.
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SOT 20:23:20
IN Q=

(( NORMAN HICKS/ MONTEREY CO. SHERIFF TALKING TO PEOPLE WHO PLAYED GOLF WITH HIM, WHO SAY HIM AT THE AIRPORT, TO THE PERSON WHO DEALT WITH HIM GETTING IT READY TO FLY, HE WAS NOT DRINKING. ))
SUPER=01-Norman Hicks/Monterey Co. Sheriff;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=he was not drinking."
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VO-NAT


Investigators recovered the plane's engine- which is in good condition and should help determine the cause of the crash.
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Clinton


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#NET-A
GRAPHIC=CLINTON


New, longer tapes are turning up of Democratic fundraising- 60 tapes in all totally 90 hours.
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VO-NAT


Most are being delivered to congressional and justice department investigators tonight-
In Brazil, the president was asked what the tapes show.
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SOT 20:21:33
IN Q=

((THOSE OF YOU WHO HAVE BEEN GOING TO FUNDRAISERS WITH ME. YOU'VE ALREADY SEEN IT LIVE, SO REPLAYING THEM IS PROBABLY BORING. THAT'S WHAT I UNDERSTAND. I'M NOT WORRIED ABOUT IT.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=NOT WORRIED ABOUT IT."
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VO-NAT


News of the new tapes comes on the same day the Attorney General decided to extend the invesgation into fundraising.
Janet Reno says her task force needs more time to determine if there was any wrongdoing.
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Fire-Department


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=afr
TAPE#97-72
GRAPHIC=HOLD


The Volunteer Fire Department in Lexington is getting claustrophobic.
So the firefighters are searching for a new home.
Andrew Freiden reports.
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IN Q=after 30 years.
SUPER=03-Lexington; :00
SUPER=00-Robert Foresman/Lexington Fire Department; :09
SUPER=@Andrew1; :43
SUPER=01-Fred Kirchner/Lexington City Council; :57
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OUT Q=AF, News 7, Lexington

(( After 30 years of battling blazes out of this fire station, the department is now battling cramped conditions.
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SOT 5:14:09
IN Q=IN DECEMBER

((ROBERT FORESMAN/LEXINGTON FIRE DEPARTMENT: IN DECEMBER OF THIS YEAR, WE'LL BE RECIEVING A NEW AREAL PIECE, HUNDRED FOOT AREAL PIECE, IT WILL FIT IN THE BUILDING THAT IS CURRENTLY HERE. IT'LL BE A VERY TIGHT FIT-- WE'LL HAVE ABOUT TWO INCHES CLEARANCE AT THE DOORWAY. ))
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OUT Q=AT THE DOORWAY.


Firefighters say when they're called in to work-- they don't have enough parking spaces...especially on weekends in the busy college town.
Unfortunately they can't expand on the current site.
It would eat up valuable downtown parking space.
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SOT 6:05:45
IN Q=ANOTHER CONCERN

((ANDREW FREIDEN/REPORTER: ANOTHER CONCERN-- THE FIRE HOUSE SITS ON A BUSY ONE WAY STREET. THE MOVE TO A DIFFERENT LOCATION COULD SPEED RESPONSE TIMES IN AN EMERGENCY SITUATION. ))
RUNS=:09


So now city council is looking at closing the fire house-- and it's moving closer to loosening the purse strings for a new facility.
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SOT 5:33:00
IN Q=WE AUTHORIZED

((FRED KIRCHNER/LEXINGTON CITY COUNCIL: WE AUTHORIZED THE CITY MANAGER TO PUT OUT A RFP TO ARCHITECTUAL FIRMS TO STUDY SITES AROUND THE CITY. ))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=AROUND THE CITY.


If any of the proposed sites are acceptable, city council will have to solicit public input, then vote on spending about one and a half million dollars to build a new firehouse.
Andrew Freiden, News 7.))

first-union


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=jja
TAPE#97-75
GRAPHIC=first union/signet bank


First Union has government permission to acquire Signet Bank.
Today, the Federal Reserve Board approved the three-point two billion dollar purchase.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape;


Charlotte-based First Union has more than two-thousand offices, stretching from Connecticut to Florida.
Richmond-based Signet has more than 200 branches in Virginia, Maryland and Washington D-C.
Some customers complained the deal would result in decreased lending to small businesses, minorities and low income people.
Both banks say they will close some branches, and cut jobs.
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Alcatel


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#97-62
GRAPHIC=alcatel


There's temporary work for some union employees of a Roanoke County fiberoptics plant.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem


Former rank and file of Alcatel filed into union hall this morning to find out which of the 215 layed off workers will return to their jobs.
Fifty-six employees with seniority will be given the choice to help close the plant.
All the employees will receive their severance package and continue to be paid until the December 31st shut down deadline.
But there is an incentive to clock in for the next couple of months.
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SOT 11:13:59
IN Q=Well one of

((DAVID TERRY/UNION PRESIDENT: ONE OF THE INCENTIVES TO GO BACK TO WORK IS THAT THE COMPANY HAS SAID IF YOU COME BACK TO WORK THAT THEY WILL MATCH YOU A WEEKS PAY FOR EVERY WEEK THAT YOU WORK AND PAY THAT OUT IN A LUMP SUM JANUARY THE 7TH))
SUPER=01-David Terry/Union President;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=January the 7th.
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VO-NAT


Alcatel announced it was closing the county operation and relying on its North Carolina facility.
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NEWSCAST=11

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The only survivor in the car crash that killed Princess Diana makes a public appearance--
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VO-NAT


Ahead on NEWS-7 at 11, the Lyric Theater is getting a facelift and its counting on the public to take a seat.
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Comm#2
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Rees-Jones


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#net-c
GRAPHIC=Rees-Jones


Bodyguard Trevor Rees Jones made a rare public appearance-
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Oswestry, England;


The only survivor of the car crash that killed Princess Diana- walked with the help of friends.
He attended a rugby match in England where he's a member of the rugby club.
This time he could be only a spectator.
Rees-Jones was released from a hospital in France to continue his recovery back home.
Although he seemed weak, his recovery has astonished experts.
Doctors were unsure he would even survive such a horrific crash.
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Lyric-Theatre


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-69
GRAPHIC=NONE


A major fundraising campaign at the Lyric Theatre is one way you can "save" a seat at the movies.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg;


The downtown Blacksburg theater is scheduled to close in January for renovations.
It's going to be a costly venture, so the theater is turning to the community.
Donors can sponsor the chair of their choice for 500- dollars.
A brass plaque will eventually be placed on the arm rest with a personalized message.
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SOT
IN Q=They can

((SANDY WIEDEGREEN/LYRIC THEATRE EXEC. DIR.:THEY CAN PUT ANYTHING ON THE PLAGUE THEY WANT, LIKE GIFT OF, ANONYMOUS, SOME CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS ARE GOING TO BUY SEATS, A NEIGHBORHOOD MIGHT WANT TO BUY A SEAT, SO IT'S JUST A WAY OF HELPING US WITH THE RENOVATIONS. BOB STALCUP/PLAQUE SPONSOR:WE MOVED TO BLACKSBURG ABOUT EIGHT YEARS AGO AND I JUST RETIRED FROM TECH. THIS TOWN AND THE UNIVERSITY HAVE GIVEN US A GREAT DEAL AND THIS IS ONE WAY WE HAVE OF GIVING A LIT BIT OF SOMETHING BACK AND WE UNDERSTAND THIS THEATRE HAS MEANT A GREAT DEAL TO AN AWFUL LOT OF PEOPLE.))
SUPER=01-Sandy Wiedegreen/Lyric Theatre Exec. Dir.; :00
SUPER=01-Bob Stalcup/Plaque Sponsor; :14
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OUT Q=lot of people.
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VO-NAT


The theatre hopes to raise 500- thousand dollars.
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wx-tape
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Forecasts
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S-Score


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=Extra
GRAPHIC=None


coach Frank Anzalone and goalie Dave Gagnon will talk about the final Express roster. The fans met the team tonight at Tanglewood mall, also; are the Braves still alive?
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and , in our extra point; Pete Rose was in Salt Lake City this morning trying to keep his hall of fame induction hopes alive.
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IN Q="For the

((PETE ROSE/MOST HITS IN BASEBALL:))
SUPER=01-Pete Rose/Most Hits in Baseball; :00
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=...different places"

WIPE TO SCORES
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SUPER=x5031;
SUPER=0103-j/Detroit/3//Toronto/2///j/Pittsburgh/1//NY Rangers/0///;
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SUPER=x5010;
SUPER=0092-/Florida/7//Atlanta/4/9/Game Six/;
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OC-...LAST SCORE."
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GO TO BREAK

S-Express


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=ICE-98
GRAPHIC=Express


The Express opens the 1997-98 season Friday at the Round House against Columbus. Tonight; head coach Frank Anzalone announced his final roster for the upcoming season.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00


Roanoke fans turned out at Tanglewood Mall to meet the 21 Express players. 9 players return from last year's playoff team.
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SOT
IN Q="I'd say

((FRANK ANZALONE/EXPRESS HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-Frank Anzalone/Express Head Coach; :00
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=...as time goes on"
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VO-NAT(Con't)


8 defenseman are on the final roster; including a rejuvenated Dave Stewart' along with Duane Harmer.
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SOT
IN Q="we have

((DAVE GAGNON/EXPRESS GOALIE:))
SUPER=01-Dave Gagnon/Express Goalie; :00
RUNS=:12
OUT Q= ...solid position"
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S-Braves


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-18
GRAPHIC=Marlins/braves


The Florida Marlins have just beaten the Atlanta Braves 7-4 to advance to the world series. The marlins win the series 4 games to 2. Kevin brown pitched a complete game for the Marlins.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Cleveland/Orioles vs. Indians; :00


The Baltimore Orioles trail Cleveland 3-2 in the ALCS. game 6 is tomorrow at Camden Yards. Mike Musina will try and keep the Birds alive.
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SOT
IN Q="We have

((B.J. SURHOFF/ORIOLES LEFT FIELDER:)) ((SANDY ALOMAR/INDIANS CATCHER:))
SUPER=01-B.J. Surhoff/Orioles Left Fielder; :00
SUPER=01-Sandy Alomar/Indians Catcher; :09
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=....play hard"
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S-Liberty


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-19
GRAPHIC=Hometown hoops weekly


Tomorrow, Hometown Hoops Weekly checks out the Seminole District. Tonight; we bring ya highlights from two district games.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Bedford/Red Devils vs. Minutemen; :00


Lets start in Bedford where Liberty hosted Rustburg.
In the first quarter; watch Liberty's Valerie Evans pass to Crystal Kennedy who snaps the nylon with the trey. She scored 21 on the night.
SUPER=34-Liberty/49/Rustburg/46;

The Lady Red Devils answered. Lauren Koenig dishes to Lauren Akers for the bucket; but the Home team was to much.
Evans recovers the loose ball and finishes as Liberty wins 49-46.
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S-Forest


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-17
GRAPHIC=None
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VO-NAT WIPE to #eng
SUPER=03-Forest/Golden Eagles vs. Cavaliers; :00


Over in Forest; Staunton River and Jefferson Forest hooked up in another seminole battle.
The lady cavaliers Krystal Reeves makes the connection with Cara Lester
SUPER=34-Staunton River/44/Jefferson Forest/34;

who nails the shot from outside.
The Lady Golden Eagles Terri Bowler come right back with a nifty bounce pass to Erin Wolfe who scores on the lay up.
Staunton River pulls out the win; 44-34.
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SS=Hold Hometown Hoops weekly


One other game; Lord Botetourt beat Blacksburg 44-37.

Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#sports tease
GRAPHIC=NONE
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Still to come tonight; the latest on the VHSL's ruling on the G.W. Danville football team
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VO-NAT eng#


and Mike Stevens will check in on the Virginia Tech mens;s and women's basketball teams as they begin the season with new coaches.
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S-Danville


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=DANVILLE HELMET


The western district's principals met today in Charlottesville to attempt to decide what punishment the G.W. Danville football team should receive for using an ineligible player in three games.
Virginia High School League executive director Ken Tilley said the first level of the appeal process was heard today, and that GW is continuing to pursue the situation.
The Eagles could be forced tot forfeit three wins for using a player who lives in PIttsylvania County.

S-Tech


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-14
GRAPHIC=TECH HOOPS


College basketball practice officially begins at midnight Friday.
MIke Stevens has a preseason look at the Tech men and women.
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IN Q=FIRST AUDIO
SUPER=04-Last Season; :00
SUPER=01-Bobby Hussey/Va. Tech Head Coach; :12
SUPER=01-Andre Ray/Va. Tech Forward; :30
SUPER=01-Myron Guillory/Va. Tech Senior Guard; :40
SUPER=01-Bonnie Henrickson/Va. Tech Women's Head Coach; 1:02
SUPER=01-Lisa Witherspoon/Va. Tech Point Guard; 1:16
SUPER=01-Michelle Hollister-Houseright/Va. Tech Junior Forward; 1:38
SUPER=@mike1; 2:06
RUNS=2:17
OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."
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Golf-Nut


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#net-d
GRAPHIC=NONE
Super=X5052 (loads FX)
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Most all of us know a golf nut- (----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=75-Rocky Mount, NC;


But meet Ken Whitaker.
He played 442 holes of golf in 12 hours.
That averages out to nine holes every 15- minutes.
When he hits his "already teed up" drive, a volunteer on the fairway shows him where it lands.
When he gets to the green someone usually hands him a putter- but he's been out here so long- even a sand wedge will do.
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SOT 10:23:48
IN Q=

((NAT SOUND ....PUTT.. CLAPPING... WAY TO GO!))
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OUT Q=WAY TO GO."
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VO-NAT


Whitaker then races off to the next hole-
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SOT 10:24:03
IN Q=

((KEN WHITAKER/WORLD RECORD HOLDER: FEEL GREAT. FEEL STRONG. REPORTERS: IS IT ABOUT WHAT YOU EXPECTED KEN? KEN WHITAKER: PRETTY TOUGH. A LITTLE HARDER THAN I THOUGHT IT WOULD BE.))
SUPER=75-Ken Whitaker/World Record Holder;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=I thought it would be."
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VO-NAT


There is a method behind his madness- Whitakers raising money to pay off medical bills for a family that lost a child to cancer.
He also broke a Guiness World Record in the process.
Whitaker did not keep score-
He usually golfs a 79 on average.
Whitaker kept going on bananas, Gatorade and crackers.
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