23:00-01

Newsbreak

ANCHOR=Jean

Good Evening.
He's the man behind Snoopy and Charlie Brown-
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Santa Rosa, CA;


Now Charles Schulz is one man standing behind the D-Day memorial fundraising drive.
Schulz will serve as campaign chairman- for the Bedford Memorial
SUPER=@file;


The man who wrote Tales of the South Pacific and other classics has died.
James Michener was 90.
SUPER=03-Tefirdag, Turkey;


Flooding strikes Turkey- killing seven people. This woman though amazingly was saved even after her car was swept into a river.
SUPER=03-London;


And spicing up the holiday shopping season- we'll show you one hot new doll.
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ANCHOR=Jean

Join us for News 7 at eleven. News-Heads
ANCHOR=Jean


Coming up on News 7-
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VO-NAT


A big name will help bring in the cash for Bedford's D-Day memorial.
Truckers team up with police to track down unsafe drivers- but just who's watching the trucks?
Check this out- A car is swept into a river- driver and all.
We'll show you the rescue.
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Talent=Jean


News 7 is next.

D-Day


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-65
GRAPHIC=D-Day Memorial


A famous name and a one-million dollar pledge have given the national D-DAY memorial in Bedford a huge boost.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Santa Rosa, CA


Charles Schulz will serve as chairman of the fund-raising campaign.
The creator of the Peanuts comic strip was joined by D-Day Foundation members Lucille Bogess and Bob Slaughter.
Schulz admits he's not a fund-raiser or a public relations person- but he's long had an interest in the Allied liberation of France.
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SOT 17:50:25 tape #2
IN Q=Cartoonists are

((CARTOONISTS ARE NOTORIOUS FOR JUST STAYING AT HOME, DRAWING PICTURES, AND NEVER DOING ANYTHING ELSE. I THINK I'M GOING TO HAVE TO LEARN A LOT WHEN IT COMES TO DOING THE JOB THAT I'VE BEEN ASKED TO DO.))
SUPER=01-Charles Schulz/"Peanuts" Cartoonist
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=asked to do.
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VO-NAT


The foundation has raised about half the 8-million dollars necessary to build the monument and education center.
Ground breaking set for next month.
Dedication is set for the 55-anniversary of D-Day in 1999.
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Botetourt-Ax


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Accident


A bad accident at the intersection of 220 and Sanderson Drive in Cloverdale tonight.
State police say a small truck smashed into a car that pulled out in front of it.
The injured included a passenger in the truck and three people in the car who reportedly had to be cut from the vehicle.
Police say one suffered serious injuries, the other three had minor injuries and all were taken to Roanoke Memorial and Community Hospitals.
Residents in the area say traffic was at a standstill for almost an hour.




Weapons-Arrest


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net B
GRAPHIC=None


Federal investigators say someone's been stealing military weapons-
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VO-NAT

and selling them to undercover agents.
The FBI arrested four marines from Camp LeJeune North Carolina- along with two other marines and seven civilians.
Agents monitoring gun shows -caught wind that a large amount of military weaponary was for sale-
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SOT 20:31;22
IN Q=

((MARK LOGAN/ATF: MUNITIONS SUCH AS M-79 GRENADE LAUNCHER, CHINESE MANUFACTURED VERSION, AK-47, CONVERTED TO A FULLTY AUTOMATED MACHINE GUN.))
SUPER=01-Mark Logan/A.T.F.;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=automated machine gun.
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VO-NAT


Agents say the the motive appears to be profit alone.
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Michener


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net D
GRAPHIC=None


One of America's most distinguished writers has died-
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


In his early years James Michener said he had no great ambition to be anything- Then a World War Two Draft changed his life.
He published over 40 titles including Tales of the South Pacific Hawaii and Centennial.
Michener did his own research making a point to live in the places he wrote about.
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SOT 20:03:01
IN Q=

(( I NEVER WORRIED ABOUT BEING IN A COUNTRY WHERE I DIDN'T SPEAK THE LANGUAGE, YOU ALWAYS FIND A WAY TO COMMUNICATE. ))
SUPER=10-James Michener/Author/File Tape;
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=way to communicate."
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VO-NAT


James Michener died of liver failure. He was 90.
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Westvaco


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-67
GRAPHIC=Westvaco


The oldest retired paper mill workers at Westvaco may be the poorest.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


But recent and not-so-recent retirees from the mill in Covington took a bus to Westvaco's Richmond headquarters today.
They're fighting their ongoing pension battle in front of the company big-wigs.
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SOT 12:29:44
IN Q=These people

((CLARENCE FARMER/WESTVACO RETIREE: THESE PEOPLE HAVE SPENT THE BIGGEST PART OF THEIR ADULT WORKING LIFE FOR WESTVACO. AND WESTVACO DON'T HAVE MUCH OF A TURNOVER, PARTICULARLY IN THE PAPER MILLS. AND SOME OF THESE GUYS HAVE 30 TO 50 YEARS WITH 'EM. AND THEY DO DESERVE -- WESTVACO RETIREES DESERVE BETTER THAN WHAT THEY GET.))
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OUT Q=what they get.
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VO-NAT


The retirees say pensions granted more than 20 years ago are now as much as one thousand dollars less than today's pensions.
A Westvaco spokesman says NO cost of living adjustment is currently in the works.
The retirees say they just may take their protest to the New York headquarters.
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Brown-Lung


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-71
GRAPHIC=Brown Lung


A Danville group is fighting for people who can barely breathe.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


They are victims of Brown Lung Disease, caused when textile workers inhale cotton and dust in the mills.
More than five thousand people work in the Danville mills --
Alice Adkins' husband did, before he died of brown lung disease.
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SOT 19:07:40
IN Q=He sat up in a chair

((ALICE ADKINS: HE SAT UP IN A CHAIR TRYING TO SLEEP AT NIGHT. HE COULD NOT BREATHE LAYING DOWN. HE COULD NOT GET IN CROWDS EVEN AFTER HE WENT TO DUKE AND GOT TREATED. HE COULD NOT GET IN CROWDS BECAUSE THAT SUCKED UP HIS OXYGEN TOO.))
SUPER=01-Alice Adkins/Victim's Wife;
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=oxygen too
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VO-NAT


Governor Allen calls this Brown Lung Awareness Week.
But a Healthtex employee says fellow mill workers don't even know about the disease.
A Dan River employee, on the other hand, says conditions are improving.
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SOT 25:57
IN Q=They put in

((SHIRLEY JONES/DAN RIVER: THEY PUT IN NEW MACHINES AND THE DUST LEVEL'S NOT AS HIGH. PLUS THEY HAVE OVERHEAD BLOWERS AND IT'S PICKING UP SOME OF THE COTTON DUST.))
SUPER=01-Shirley Jones/Dan River Worker;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=cotton dust
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VO-NAT


The Danville group says brown lung victims need information and worker's compensation for their disease.
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Trucker-Fallout


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=97-58
GRAPHIC=None


Some motorists are wondering if a highway safety program teaming truckers with troopers should have gotten a green light.
They say it's the truckers who need someone on the roads watching them.
Stacey Martin has the rundown on the roadways.
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SOT
IN Q=They'll get this
SUPER=01-Robert Breeden/Concerned Motorist; :00
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :21
SUPER=01-Ed Quinn/Roanoke Truck Enterprise; :30
SUPER=@File; :46
SUPER=@Stacey2; 1:15
RUNS=1:25
OUT Q=SM, News 7.
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SOT 02.40.50 - 02.41.09
IN Q=They'll get this

((ROBERT BREEDEN/CONCERNED MOTORIST: THEY'LL GET THIS BARNEY FIFE IDEA IN THEIR HEAD THAT THEY CAN HELP AND ASSIST TROOPERS AND IF THEY LOOK OVER AND SEE A CAR PASSING THEM THAT HAS AN OPEN CONTAINER THEY'LL PROBABLY AUTOMATICALLY THINK THEY'RE DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE AND REPORT THEM AND WHEN THE STATE TROOPER PULLS THEM OVER IT'S PROBABLY A PREACHER DRINKING A SODA.))
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=drinking a soda.


Trucker-trooper pairings for Road Watch Virginia are sparking criticism from residents and raising questions from some in the trucking industry.
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SOT 00.50.29 - 00.50.43
IN Q=I think you

((ED QUINN/ROANOKE TRUCK ENTERPRISE: I THINK YOU OPEN YOURSELF UP TO SOME CRITICISM WHEN THIS TYPE PROGRAM STARTS BUT I THINK IT'S DEFINITELY SOMETHING THAT OUR INDUSTRY WOULD WANT TO TAKE A LOOK AT TO MAKE SURE ITS MONITORED AND RUN THE RIGHT WAY.))
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OUT Q=the right way


Officials launched the program about two weeks ago. It lets truckers help troopers by using their CBs to report drunk and or reckless car drivers and those who break the law.
So far Overnite trucking company is the only firm that's signed up.
But, in spite of the criticism police are defending the program.
They point out that the program has already netted its first victim -- a drunk driver turned in by a trucker near Wytheville.
They also say the program isn't biased on the side of truck drivers since all motorists are encouraged to contact police if they spot problem drivers as well.
Stacey Martin, News 7.))


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ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11

SOFT MUSIC
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Will there be a time out for some Roanoke city high school sports teams? That story is just ahead on News 7 at 11.
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VO-NAT


And supporters say the impact of the Million Man March is still being felt, two years later.
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SOT 13:43:15
IN Q=

((THE 2 MILLION BLACK MEN THAT WENT BACK AND PROMISED NOT TO HARM ONE ANOTHER IS THE REASON FOR THE DROP IN THE CRIME RATE.))
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OUT Q=the crime rate.
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VO-NAT


On the second anniversary of the march, a day of atonement is observed in 100 cities.
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Farrakhan


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net C
GRAPHIC=None


It was a day of fast and prayer for many African Americans.
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SOT 16:53:37
IN Q=

((LONG LIVE MILLION MAN MARCH. I CAN'T HEAR YOU.))
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=i CAN'T HEAR YOU."
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VO-NAT
SUPER=


On the 2nd anniversary of the Million Man march- Nation of Islam
SUPER=03-Chicago;

leader Louis Farrakhan led a day of atonement.
He told students to be strong and courageous.
SUPER=03-Atlanta;


In Atlanta- a rally brought hugs in the crowd.
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SOT 13:41:56
IN Q=

((THE BROWN AND THE YELLOW LET LOVE RULE THE DAY LET LOVE RULE THE DAY HALLELEJUH)) 1342:41 ((DAVID WORDSWORTH/DAY OF ATONEMENT: THE BLACK MAN HAS TO TAKE RESPONSIBILTY TO RAISE OUR CHILDREN ADN WORK HARD TO ESPECIALLY TO ESTABLISH THE TRUTH IN THE HOME AND TAKE CARE OF BUSINESS LIKE WE SHOULD AND LIKE WE HAVEN'T BEEN DOING))
SUPER=01-David Wordsworth/Rally Participant;
RUNS=:26
OUT Q=HAVEN'T BEEN DOING.
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VO-NAT


100 cities had events marking the day.
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Beyer


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-66
GRAPHIC=Don Beyer


Don Beyer says the state should notify residents when a convicted sex offender moves into the neighborhood.
Today, the Democratic candidate for Governor said he'll work to implement the requirement, commonly known as "Megan's Law."
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VO-NAT


Residents of Cloverdale have been passing out flyers, and calling for a change in state law after a convicted child molester relocated in the area.
Today, Beyer told members of the Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce that he'll push for a community notification law.
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SOT 03:04:45
IN Q=We just expanded

((LT. GOV. DON BEYER/D- CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: WE JUST EXPANDED THE SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY AND NOW THE MOST IMPORTANT NEXT STEP IS TO MAKE SURE THAT WHEN DANGEROUS SEXUAL PREDATORS ARE RELEASED, EVERYONE IN THE COMMUNITY IS NOTIFIED OF THEIR PRESENCE IN THAT COMMUNITY.))
SUPER=@Beyer1;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=in that community.
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=Gilmore


Republican Jim Gilmore spoke to the Chamber of Commerce earlier in October. He'll return to western Virginia next week, when he campaigns with Senator John Warner and Governor George Allen.

Cranwell-Bedrosian


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-63
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


It's the voice of experience versus a voice promising a new approach.
The race in Virginia's 14th house district pits a long time incumbent against a political newcomer.
In the first of our candidate profiles, Eric Earnhart catches up with Democrat Dick Cranwell and Republican Al Bedrosian.
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SOT
IN Q=26 year incumbent
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.; :00
SUPER=@Cranwell; :17
SUPER=03-Salem; :36
SUPER=01-Al Bedrosian/(R)-Candidate For Delegate; :48
SUPER=@Eric2; 1:32
RUNS=2:05
OUT Q=EE, News 7


((26 year incumbant Dick Cranwell is covering familar ground as he walks from house to house in Bonsack.
A few days ago a dog bit him... on this day he got grapes... a marked improvement.
We asked him, if he's NOT re-elected, what will go un-done?
SOT 5:14:40
IN Q=my goal is

((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/(D) VINTON; MY GOAL NOW IS TO SEE US GET UP TO 100 PERCENT OF THE KIS IN KINDERGARTEN THROUGH THIRD GRADE BEING IN SMALLER CLASSES AND TO GET ONE COMPUTER FOR EVERY 5 STUDENTS IN EVERY SCHOOL IN VIRGINIA. I THINK IF I CAN GO BACK A FEW YEARS FROM NOW THAT WILL BECOME A REALITY.))
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=become a reality



Xerox employee Al Bedrosian is a first time candidate, who doesn't pull any punches... here proposing smaller government, to members of the Virginia governmental Employees Association.
His unique issue... if elected he wants to put HIMSELF out of a job in 8 years.

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SOT 7:18:51
IN Q=I was the only

((AL BEDROSIAN/(R) CANDIDATE FOR DELEGATE; I WAS THE ONLY ONE THAT I KNOW OF RIGHT NOW IN THIS WHOLE RACE THAT TALKS ABOUT TERM LIMITS. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE TERM LIMITS IN RICHMOND, YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE WHAT WE'VE GOT, YEAR AFTER YEAR AFTER YEAR. ))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=after year.(2nd)



Among the major issues, the differences between the two men are distinct.
For example... on personal property tax relief...

SOT 5:12:34
IN Q=In order to have

((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/(R) VINTON DELEGATE; IN ORDER TO HAVE A TAX CUT OF THAT MAGNITUDE, WE'RE GOING TO BE CUTTING EDUCATION, WE'RE GOING TO BE CUTTING LAW ENFORCEMENT, SERVICE TO THE DISABLED, AND THESE KIND OF THINGS BUT I'D SAY BY IN LARGE IT'S NOT A BIG ISSUE IN THE 14TH HOUSE DISTRICT.))
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OUT Q=house district



SOT 7:18:51
IN Q=I'm just an average

((AL BEDROSIAN/(R) CANDIDATE FOR DELEGATE; I'M JUST AN AVERAGE ORDINARY GUY, NOT A POLITICIAN, NOT A LAWYER, I LOOK AT IT AND I SAY PEOPLE SHOULD KEEP MORE OF THEIR MONEY, LET government GET A LITTLE BIT SMALLER, BE MORE EFFICIENT AND DISCIPLINED, AND LET ME SPEND THE MONEY THE WAY I THINK IS APPROPRIATE ))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=is appropriate



And on abortion, and its impact on the outcome of the Governor's race.

SOT 7:17:59
IN Q=I can't believe

((AL BEDROSIAN/(R) CANDIDATE FOR DELEGATE; I CAN'T BELIEVE THEY WAY WE'RE PROMOTING PRO-CHOICE AS SUCH A GREAT THING AND WE'RE BEING ACTIVE ABOUT THAT... I'M A PRO-LIFE CANDIDATE AND I THINK THAT IS GOING TO HURT DON BEYER VERY MUCH.))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=very much



SOT 5:13:36
IN Q=the statement

((DICK CRANWELL/(D) VINTON; THE STATEMENT THAT GILMORE MADE THE OTHER DAY WAS SOMETHING THAT HAS HURT HIM AND KIND OF IGNITED THAT ISSUE AND MADE IT A LITTLE SHARPER THAN IT HAD BEEN.))
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=it had been



As Bedrosian and Cranwell continue walking different paths along the campaign trail, voters will have a clear cut choice in November, Eric Earnhart, News 7.))

School-Sports


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#97-62
GRAPHIC=Education


Could money problems bench some Roanoke city high school sports teams?
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


In Football both William Fleming and Patrick Henry High Schools are undefeated this year.
But poor game attendance and low gate receipts have led to a combined 84-thousand dollar deficit.
Roanoke School superintendent Wayne Harris suggested cutting "non revenue producing" teams as a possible way to reduce the deficit.
But some community leaders don't like the idea.
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SOT 12:22:01
IN Q=The SCLC

((JEFF ARTIS/SOUTHERN CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE: THE S.C.L.C. WILL FIGHT HIM EVERY STEP OF THE WAY IF HE EVEN THINKS OF CUTTING ANY TYPES OF ATHLETIC PROGRAMS WHICH ARE DESIGNED TO HELP YOUNG PEOPLE BE SUCCESSFUL. ))
SUPER=01-Jeff Artis/Southern Christian Leadership Conference;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=people be successful
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VO-NAT


Superintendent Harris could not be reached for comment-- but former school board member NELSON Harris stresses cutbacks are just ONE possible option.
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SOT 12:23:44
IN Q=Based on

((NELSON HARRIS/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL: BASED ON MY CONVERSATIONS WITH THE SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION, BASED ON CONVERSATIONS I'VE HAD WITH THE CHAIRMAN OF THE SCHOOL BOARD, I DON'T THINK THE ADMINISTRATION NOR THE BOARD IS SERIOUSLY CONSIDERING DOING AWAY WITH ANY OF THE ATHLETIC PROGRAMS. ))
SUPER=01-Nelson Harris/Roanoke City Council;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=athletic programs.
TALENT=Jean
SS=Education


The school board has not yet taken action.

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ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11

SOFT MUSIC
Super=X5047 (loads tease FX)
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They've taken the music industry by storm and now they're ready to become the hottest Christmas gift-- we'll show you that a little later in our Video of the Day.
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VO-NAT


and dramatic video from Turkey shows a woman's fight to stay alive-- that story is coming up next on News 7 at 11.
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Turkey-Flood


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Flooding


An amazing rescue in Turkey-
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Tefirdag, Turkey;

after a woman is swept away by flood water-
(Goo-lay) Gulay Cabbar was trapped in her car in the middle of a river.
Rescuers tried to pull the car to safety with a rope.
But the river was too strong and Cabar, screaming for help through her car window, was washed down river where her car slammed into a tree.
Cabbar managed to then pull open the car door and swim to safety.
As she recovered in hospital, she said she thought she was going to die but miraculously she was saved.
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Forecasts
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S-Extra


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#extra/s7-15
GRAPHIC=none
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Lexington/Last Saturday; :00


Will VMI ever win another game?
The Keydets are 0-and-6 heading into this week's game at Navy.
But first year head coach Ted Cain can take solace in the fact that one of the most successful coaches in school history also had his problems.
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SOT
IN Q="Well, you know...

((BOB THALMAN/54 WINS AT VMI 1971-84:))
SUPER=01-Bob Thalman/VMI Head Coach 1971-84; :00
RUNS=:28
OUT Q=...you'll win."
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S-Glenvar


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#GIRL-97
GRAPHIC=GIRLS HOOPS


The Three Rivers district regular season title was on the line in Floyd County as Glenvar looked to all but sew things if itt could get a win over the Lady Buffaloes.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Floyd/Highlanders vs. Buffaloes; :00


After the jayvee game between these two went to triple overtime, no one wanted to miss the varsity contest.
But you to really be looking to catch this no-look pass from Allison Hatcher to Michelle Quesenberry for the short jumper off glass.
Floyd also showed it could score from outside as Julie Sowers takes the Jill Quesenberry kick out pass and drains the three pointer. Sowers had 35.
Glenvar had to come from behind and it did just that. Mandy Williams makes the crisp pass to a breaking Erika Hale for the layin.
SUPER=33-Glenvar/65/Floyd Co./76;


Katrina Williams would then use a soft touch to drop in the long jumper it falls on the third bounce.
Butt Floyd wins it 76-to-65.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=HOOPS


Bassett beat Martinsville, Staunton River topped Liberty and Ft. Chiswell beat Galax.

S-FFE


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-11
GRAPHIC=FFE LOGO


Some of the best games of the season are on tap tonight on Friday Football Extra.
Traditional rivalries and district showdowns highlight the Week 8 schedule from top to bottom.
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S-NFL


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB97-2
GRAPHIC=CHIEFS/CHARGERS


The week eight NFL action got a jump on Sunday as the Chiefs and Chargers hooked up last night in Kansas City.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Kansas City, MO/TNT; :00


This one has been a stress free night for Chiefs coach Marty Schottenheimer.
Elvis Grbac has run for one score and thrown for two more to Andre Rison.
The Chiefs beat the Chargers 31 to 3.
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S-Redskins


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#st5-30
SS=redskins


The Washington Redskins play the Oilers this week in Memphis, and Gus Frerotte says the team is making some changes to the passing game for their trip to Tennessee with Terry Allen and Michael Westbrook out with knee injuries.
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SOT
IN Q="I don't...

((GUS FREROTTE/REDSKINS QUARTERBACK:))
SUPER=01-Gus Frerotte/Redskins Quarterback; :00
RUNS=:24
OUT Q=...THE PASSING GAME."
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S-Express


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=EXPRESS/CHILL

The Roanoke Express is hoping for a big crowd for its season opener against the Columbus Chill tonight at 7:30 at the Roundhouse.
SS=express


On Saturday, the team plays its second straight home game against the Pee Dee Pride in another 7:30 faceoff.
Among other things, there will be fireworks inside the Civic Center on both nights.

S-Armstrong


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s7-17
GRAPHIC=lance armstrong


After a year long battle with testicular cancer Lance Armstrong is coming back to pro cycling.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=04-Tour DuPont; :00


Today the 1993 world champion signed a one year deal to ride for the United State Postal Service cycling team beginning in 1998.
Armstrong revealed he had cancer on October 8th of last year.
He says while he's coming back, fans shouldn't expect too much, too soon.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports tease
GRAPHIC=NONE
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New 7 sports continues after a quick break as we take a trip to Charlottesville, where the Cavaliers have a new floor with Thomas Jefferson's signature on it.
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VO-NAT eng#


and a women's basketball team without its star on it.
Roy Stanley gets on the good foot with a preseason look at the UVa men's and women's programs.
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S-Cavs


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#VB98-1
GRAPHIC=UVA Hoops


Both the men's and women's basketball programs at UVa are facing some adversity this as they get set to begin practice this Saturday.
Roy Stanley has more on the challenges that face both teams.
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IN Q=First audio
SUPER=03-Charlottesville; :00
SUPER=03-Winston-Salem, NC/January 15 :10
SUPER=01-Jeff Jones/Virginia Head Coach; :24
SUPER=01-Curtis Staples/Virginia Guard; :53
SUPER=01-Colin Ducharme/Virginia Forward; 1:15
SUPER=01-Monick Foote/Redshirts This Season; 1:36
SUPER=01-Debbie Ryan/Virginia Head Coach; 1:54
SUPER=@Roy1; 2:02
RUNS=2:15
OUT Q= ........news 7 sports."
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Spice-Dolls


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=None
Super=X5052 (loads FX)
Super=X5045 (starts FX)


Here's something likely to spice up the Christmas retail scene-
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This is the doll many girls want- they REALLY, REALLY want.
The dolls are modeled after the popular Spice Girls musical group-
Baby, Ginger, Sporty, Posh and Scary dolls are made in America- but they're already in high demand overseas.
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