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Japan-Shipping


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


The Trade War between the U-S and Japan may no longer be a war of words.
The U-S is threatening to block Japanese ships from its ports, unless an agreement is reached today.
Bruce Dunning reports.
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SUPER=01-Howard Creel/Federal Maritime Comm. Chairman; :33
SUPER=03-Oakland, CA; 1:00
SUPER=03-Tacoma, WA; 1:10
SUPER=01-Edward Lincoln/Brookings Institution; 1:30
SUPER=01-Bruce Dunning/Reporting; 1:40
RUNS=1:50
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Clinton


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Clinton


President Clinton is talking trade in Argentina this week.
Last night, Clinton was the guest of honor at a state dinner.
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SOT 10:02:47
IN Q=the U.S.

((THE U.S. IS PROUD TO WORK ALONGSIDE ARGENTINA, AN ARGENTINA THAT IS FULFILLING (IN SPANISH) GREATEST HOPES.))
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OUT Q=greatest hopes
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Buenos Aires;


But on the streets, the mood was very different.
A small group of anti- Clinton demonstrators tossed molotov cocktails, burnt American flags, and broke windows.
Police used batons and water cannons to clear the street.
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D-Day


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#net (edit of 97-65)
GRAPHIC=D Day Memorial


Cartoonist Charles Schultz is moving from the funny pages to the fund-raising arena.
The new head of the fund-raising campaign for the national D-DAY memorial in Bedford donated one-million dollars.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Santa Rosa, CA


The creator of the comic strip "Peanuts" is, himself, a veteran of World War Two.
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SOT tape 1 @ 17:44:50
IN Q=So it was only

((SO IT WAS ONLY NATURAL FOR ME TO ACCEPT THE HONOR OF BEING NATIONAL CHAIRMAN OF THE CAPITAL CAMPAIGN TO ESTABLISH OUR COUNTRY'S D-DAY MEMORIAL IN BEDFORD, VIRGINIA. MY WIFE, JEANNIE, AND I HAVE PLEDGED A PERSONAL CONTRIBUTION TOWARD ITS CONSTRUCTION OF $1 MILLION.))
SUPER=01-Charles Schulz/"Peanuts" Cartoonist
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=one million dollars.
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VO-NAT


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.
SUPER=03-Normandy, France/June 6, 1944


He calls June 6, 1944 the most important date in modern history.
Schulz says he hopes to visit the memorial once it's built.
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Women-Memorial


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


A memorial has ALSO been built to honor the WOMEN who served their country, but did not receive the same recognition as their male counterparts.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Arlington, VA;


It's the new 21- and- a- half- million dollar Women's Military Memorial.
Retired Air Force General Wilma Vaught spent ten years creating what she hopes will become a popular tourist stop in Washington.
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SOT 10:22:02
IN Q=I hope those

((BRIG. GEN. WILMA VAUGHT/MEMORIAL FOUNDER: I HOPE THOSE WOMEN IN PARTICULAR WILL COME HERE AND SEE THAT BARRIERS HAVE BEEN OVERCOME AND OBSTACLES REMOVED, AND THAT THEIR SERVICE WAS MEANINGFUL, AND THEY'LL WALK OUT THAT DOORWAY ON THE OTHER SIDE WITH PRIDE THEY'VE NEVER KNOWN. ))
SUPER=01-Brig. Gen. Wilma Vaught/Memorial Founder;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=never known.
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VO-NAT


The memorial is located at what used to be the official entrance of the Arlington National Cemetery.
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SOT 10:21:77
IN Q=iT'S VERY EMOTIONAL

((MURIEL YANDLE/WORLD WAR TWO MARINE: IT'S VERY EMOTIONAL TO THINK THAT FINALLY THEY'RE DOING THIS FOR THE-- ALL THE WOMEN VETERANS BACK FROM THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR AND ON UP. I THINK IT'S GREAT. ))
SUPER=01-Muriel Yandle/World War Two Marine;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=think it's great
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VO-NAT


A dedication ceremony is planned for tomorrow.
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Oldest-Vet


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


Southwest Virginia's oldest female World War One veteran has died.
Orie Derflinger Walthall joined the Navy at the age of 19, just before the war ended in 19-18 and two years before women won the right to vote.
She worked as a Navy clerk and nurse's assistant in Portsmouth and Newport News.
Walthall was 98.

Israel-Murder


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=mideast peace


Tension is building between the U-S and Israel over a murder case involving a Maryland teenager.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Petah Tikva, Israel;


An Israeli judge today ruled that 17- year- old Samuel Sheinbein (SHYN-byn) will have to stay in that country for another 10 days.
(SHYN-byn) Sheinbein is charged with killing a 19- year- old man, whose burnt body was found last month in a garage in Maryland.
The teen suspect then fled to Israel, claiming dual citizenship.
Congress, meanwhile, is threatening to withhold some or all of the millions of dollars in yearly aid it gives Israel, if the country does not extradite the teen.
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E-Beyer


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-66
GRAPHIC=campaign 97


A new poll shows Virginians don't believe either candidate for Virginia's highest office will really get rid of the state car tax.
The latest numbers also show that neither Don Beyer nor Jim Gilmore is taking a firm lead.
SS=Don Beyer


Beyer is supporting "Megan's Law," which would make the state notify residents when a convicted sex offender moves into the neighborhood.
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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.
Yesterday, 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.))
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ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=Gilmore


Earlier this month Republican Jim Gilmore spoke to the Chamber of Commerce.
He'll be back in western Virginia next week with two of Virginia's most popular political leaders.
Senator John Warner and Governor George Allen are on board the Gilmore campaign train.

S-Virginia-GOP


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=equ
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Republicans


The Republican Party says it will file a petition today in Richmond Circuit Court as it fights for Jim Gilmore.
SS=Legal Scales


It asks a judge to force the Virginia Municipal League to turn over phone records and correspondence under Virginia's Freedom of Information Act.
V-M-L has blasted Jim Gilmore's tax cut plan as a threat to localities -- and says it would cost twice Gilmore's estimate.

Road-Funds


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=dal
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


Virginia highway officials are bragging about the high I-Q of state roads.
Smart travel in Virginia was the theme of the annual transportation conference at V-M-I.
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VO-NAT


The Smart Road in Montgomery County is one of the few roads in the country which will contain sensors that will communicate with the vehicles.
Officials say highway signs warning drivers of accidents ahead and new truck weigh stations are examples of smart travel technology already in use.
The conference wrapped up this afternoon.
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E-Trucker-Fallout


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=97-58
GRAPHIC=None


Smart technology to alleviate traffic problems is in the future, and until then troopers are asking truck drivers for their help.
But some say it may be the truckers who need watching.
Stacey Martin reports.
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SUPER=01-Robert Breeden/Concerned Motorist; :00
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :21
SUPER=01-Ed Quinn/Roanoke Truck Enterprise; :30
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SUPER=@Stacey2; 1:15
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OUT Q=SM, News 7.
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((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.))
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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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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.))


Food-Bank


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=tja
TAPE#net (edit of 97-68)
GRAPHIC=None


More people in the Roanoke Valley are asking the Shenandoah Avenue food bank for help.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


Yesterday's World Food Day focused on the growing need for food for the poor.
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SOT:04:00:59
IN Q=The orange

((PAMELA IRVINE/ DIRECTOR SECOND HARVEST;THE ORANGE RIBBON CAMPAIGN IS AN NATIONAL AWARENESS CAMPAIGN THIS YEAR,WE HAVE THE ORANGE RIBBON ,IT REPRESENTS FALL COLORS ,BUT IT ALSO REPRESENTS HUNGER IN AMERICA.))
SUPER=01-Pamela Irvine/Second Harvest Director; QUICK
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=in America
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VO-NAT


The problem is compounded by the fact that food banks nationwide are getting fewer donations.
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S-Concert


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-61
GRAPHIC=None


Some Blacksburg schoolchildren enjoyed a performance by a nationally recognized concert pianist--a musician with a message.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg;


Bob Dawson, who's appeared as a pianist on daytime soaps like Guiding Light, was at Kipps Elementary yesterday afternoon.
His upbeat act teaches kids to recognize rhythm through examples such as jump roping-- in hopes they'll apply that knowledge to other subjects.
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IN Q=They already

((BOB DAWSON/CONCERT PIANIST:THEY ALREADY KNOW A LOT ABOUT MUSIC, WE ALL DO, YOU KNOW, WE HAVE HEART BEAT, THAT FEELING FROM INFANCY, SO IF THEY CAN MAKE THAT CONNECTION TO OTHER SUBJECTS, LITERATURE, FIND A POEM, FOR EXAMPLE, LIKE A SONNET, THAT HAS TEN LINES AND X AMOUNT OF SYLLABLES PER LINE, THAT'S FUN, IT BECOMES A RAP SONG, AND THEY'RE LEARNING SHAKESPEARE. ))
SUPER=01-Bob Dawson/Concert Pianist
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OUT Q=shakespeare.
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VO-NAT


Dawson will play at a concert this weekend organized by a Virginia Tech business fraternity, raising money for local charities.
The concert is two p-m Saturday at Squires Student Center.
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Teen-Center


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=tte
TAPE#net (edit of 97-69)
GRAPHIC=None


Danville teens could soon have more social options facing them.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


The city is looking for a place to locate a teen center, but a local Christian group already has a building under contract.
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IN Q=If you have two youth

((ADAM DEAN/STRAIGHT STREET: IF YOU HAVE TWO YOUTH CENTERS PROVIDING THE SAME THINGS OR VERY SLIGHT VARIATIONS, WELL WHAT YOU COULD HAVE IS "WELL I DON'T LIKE THAT PERSON, SO I'M GOING TO GO OVER HERE," AND YOU GET THAT DIVISION, WHICH IS NOT WHAT WE'RE AFTER.))
SUPER=01-Adam Dean/Straight Street;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=what we're after
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VO-NAT


Dean says his place would not focus on religion.
But Councilwoman Ruby Archie says teens might still shy away from a Christian youth center.
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IN Q=I think some would

((RUBY ARCHIE/CITY COUNCIL: I THINK SOME WOULD HESITATE TO GO TO A RELIGIOUS CENTER BECAUSE THEY WOULD FEEL RESTRICTED.))
SUPER=01-Ruby Archie/City Council;
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ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=None


Dancing is a key issue.
Many teens say they want it, but it will not be an option at the Christian center because of religious convictions.
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E-Westvaco


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-67
GRAPHIC=Westvaco


A picket line at Westvaco's headquarters in Richmond may have caught some people's eye.
It wasn't the worker's, but the retirees
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;

who were hitting the pavement.
A group of retirees from Covington boarded a bus to protest at Westvaco's Richmond plant.
They say they may take their ongoing pension battle to the New York headquarters.
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Express


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
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.

Glenvar


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
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 get a win over the Lady Buffaloes.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Floyd/Highlanders vs. Buffaloes; :00


Watch 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=Patrick
SS=HOOPS


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

FFE


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
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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Armstrong


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
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


Yesterday the 19-93 world champion signed a one year deal to ride for the United State Postal Service cycling team beginning in 19-98.
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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Roanoke-Fire


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=fire


Firefighters are on the scene of a fire in northeast Roanoke.
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News 7's Tonya Flory joins us from 13th Street and Mason Mill Road. Tonya what can you tell us?
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Water-Buffalo


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


Most races are NOT held to prevent disaster, but one in Thailand is.
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VO-NAT

05:10:49
SUPER=03-Chon Buri, Thailand;


The annual water buffalo races are held superstitiously to prevent the small seaside town from being cursed or struck by disaster.
Some 300 buffalos with jockeys hanging on by a thin piece of rope ran for the finish line.
The animals weigh more than two-thousand pounds and can sprint down the 300-foot stretch in arourd eleven seconds.
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Best-Dog


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


A Salt Lake City police dog isn't just man's best friend--
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salt Lake City, UT;


He got to be his partner's BEST MAN.
Atticus is about to retire from police work.
But not before he stood up for Sergeant Jim Winder at his wedding.
Winder and his new wife even plan to name their first son, Atticus, in honor of the crime-fighting Rottweiler. (----------------)