06:00-01

WALL-STREET

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=stocks


Investors on Wall Street have been keeping a close eye this morning on Asian stocks.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Hong Kong;


The Hong Kong Stock market today staged a strong recovery after plunging more than ten percent yesterday.
The blue chip Hang Seng index closed up more than 700 points and finished the day up by more than six and a-half percent.
SUPER=03-Tokyo; :13


In Tokyo, the Nikkei average closed up 212 points, a day after dropping 536.
SUPER=03-New York, NY; :17


Meantime, Wall Street will look for recovery today after the Dow Jones Industrial yesterday plummeted nearly 187 points.
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albert


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=albert, marv


In Arlington, former sportscaster Marv Albert is scheduled to be sentenced today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


At his sexual assault trial last month, Albert pleaded guilty to a reduced misdemeanor assault charge for biting a longtime lover on the back.
Albert could be sent to jail for as long as a year and fined up to 25-hundred dollars.
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E-Bramblett


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-72
GRAPHIC=Bramblett


The prosecution will wrap up the first week of testimony against capital murder suspect Early Bramblett today.
Three years ago when local police were trying to convince Bramblett to tell them what he knew about the Hodges murders he was out buying a gun.
Just two days after the bodies were found, STATE Police approved the purchase.
Bramblett used the Hodges' home as HIS address on the firearms form.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Vinton/August 29, 1994;


He'd practically LIVED at the house on East Virginia Avenue in Vinton, but it was uninhabitable on August 31, 19-94... the day Bramblett took a taxi to Vinton Pawn and bought a revolver.
State Police in Richmond approved the purchase within 45 minutes for lack of criminal convictions.
The pawn shop owner testified yesterday that he knew Bramblett and thought he was a member of the Hodges family.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:08:28
IN Q=I never even

((JOHN MULLINS/PAWN SHOP OWNER: I NEVER EVEN PUT IT TOGETHER UNTIL HE WAS GONE. BUT YOU DID RECOGNIZE THE ADDRESS AT THE TIME? YES. AND DID YOU ASK HIM ABOUT THAT? NO.))
SUPER=01-John Mullins/Pawn Shop Owner
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=about that? No.
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=HOLD


Bramblett had NOT been charged with arson and murder at that point and wasn't even officially a suspect.

E-CSX-Concourse


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=97-62
GRAPHIC=NONE

******ANCHOR TAG*****
City officials and C-S-X representatives want to save a piece of Clifton Forge history.
Stacey Martin has more on their efforts.
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SOT
IN Q=Running trains have
SUPER=03-Clifton Forge; :00
SUPER=01-Margaret Anderson/The C&O Historical Society; :17
SUPER=01-Dick Magnifico/Clifton Forge City Manager; :54
SUPER=@Stacey1; 1:15
RUNS=1:26
OUT Q=SM, News 7, Clifton Forge; ***TIGHT OUT***

(( Running trains have been part of the history of Clifton Forge since its beginnings.
But, now the city is trying to salvage some of what remains of its history--the CSX, C and O platform built near the turn of the century.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11.10.18 - 11.10.35
IN Q=This is a

((MARGARET ANDERSON/DIRECTOR OF ARCHIVE AND ADMINISTRATION FOR THE CHESAPEAKE AND OHIO HISTORICAL SOCIETY: THIS STRUCTURE IS ONE OF THREE REMAINING IN VIRGINIA AND FOR THAT REASON WE WOULD LIKE TO TRY AND SAVE IT BECAUSE IT'S UNIQUE. IT'S VERY SYMBOLIC TO THIS COMMUNITY. IT'S A VERY INTERESTING STRUCTURE AND WE WOULD LIKE TO DO EVERYTHING WE CAN TO KEEP IT FROM BEING TORN DOWN-DEMOLISHED.))
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=torn-down demolished.


The platform used to be a big town attraction, but recently CSX wanted to demolish it to cut costs--a plan that it temporarily halted following a request from the city.
Now Clifton Forge officials are trying to buy the platform from CSX.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10.37.13 - 10.37.27
IN Q=I think if

((DICK MAGNIFICO/CLIFTON FORGE CITY MANAGER: I THINK IF WE CAN SHOW THEM THAT WE CAN ECONOMICALLY BE ABLE TO RESTORE THE STATION AND RESTORE THE CONCOURSE TO MORE THAN AN ACCEPTABLE LEVEL TO A REALLY FINE CONDITION THAT THEY'LL WORK WITH US. I'M VERY CONFIDENT THAT THEY'LL WORK WITH US. ))
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=work with us.


Magnifico is quick to point out the city is not fighting CSX but simply hopes to reach a compromise.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 13.28.53 - 13.29.06
IN Q=But, even if

((STACEY MARTIN/REPORTING: BUT EVEN IF THE PLATFORM IS SAVED, TOWNSPEOPLE WILL HAVE THEIR WORK CUT OUT FOR THEM BECAUSE OF THE DAMAGE AND DISREPAIR IT'S ALREADY IN. STACEY MARTIN, NEWS 7, CLIFTON FORGE.))
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=SM, News 7, Clifton Forge.))
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


Mayor Mac Campbell said the meeting ended on a positive note with C-S-X willing to support the city's efforts to keep the platform.
Now, the city is working on raising the money needed for to restore it.

One-Steve


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#M97-11
GRAPHIC=NONE

On Record Set
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;


Welcome back to News 7 Mornin' When you think German music, the ever popular Um Pa band probably comes to mind. At Oktoberfest music and dancing are just as important as food and drink. Once again we head off to the Oktoberfest celebration at Mountain Lake to learn more.
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SOT
IN Q=Tell me about
SUPER=12-Giles Co.; :00
SUPER=13-Ed Schwartz/Sauerkraut Band; :20
SUPER=13-Mary Rhoades/Blacksburg; 1:58
RUNS=2:35
OUT Q=1,2,3-1,2,3 (after she says "your missing your third step")


Steve Live
You know they made a movie about dancing at Mountain Lake...I think you can tell I wasn't in it.
More about Oktoberfest when news 7 Mornin continues.
(tosses to stocks)

Stocks
Comm#2


E-Mason-Dixon


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-67
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


With election day less than two weeks away one candidate appears to be taking the lead in the race to become Virginia's next governor.
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SOT
IN Q=We cannot

((JIM GILMORE/R-CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: WE CANNOT TAKE THIS FOR GRANTED. WE CANNOT TAKE THIS FOR GRANTED. THE TRUTH IS THAT THE POLLS DON'T MATTER IF THE PEOPLE DON'T VOTE.))
SUPER=@Gilmore;
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=don't vote.
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VO-NAT


Republican Jim Gilmore comes out on top in our latest "NEWS 7 Mason-Dixon poll" with 46-percent support among likely voters.
Democrat Don Beyer's 42-percent puts Gilmore's four point lead just outside the margin of error-- making Gilmore the leader in this race.
Gilmore also came out on top in a poll released by The Washington Post.
In our poll, Gilmore has a 53-37 advantage with white voters.
Beyer has a 68-12 advantage with black voters... but NO Virginia Democrat has won statewide office in modern times with less than 90-percent black support.
Doug Wilder declined to endorse Beyer in the midst of this poll.
Among men, Gilmore again has a 53-37 advantage.
Among women, Beyer has a slimmer 47-39 advantage.
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Take Fullscreen/Home Page Address
You can find today's poll results on the W-D-B-J home page-- the address is w-d-b-j 7 dot com.
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E-Beyer


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-77
GRAPHIC=Beyer


Meanwhile, Beyer says he isn't discouraged by the new poll results.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


During a visit to Virginia's Explore Park yesterday, the Democratic candidate said he has been involved in enough elections to know that late polls don't mean very much.
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SOT
IN Q=I'm as optimistic

((LT. GOV. DON BEYER/D- CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: I'M AS OPTIMISTIC AS I'VE EVER BEEN, BUT WHAT WE REALLY NEED TO DO THESE LAST 12 DAYS IS POINT OUT THAT THIS ELECTION IS ABOUT MORE THAN THE CAR TAX. IT'S ABOUT VIRGINIA'S FUTURE.))
SUPER=@Beyer1;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=Virginia's future.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


Yesterday Beyer picked up the endorsement of former White House press secretary James Brady to add to the support from 17 statewide organizations and four newspapers
The federal law banning assault weapons was named for Brady.

S-Bus-Fight


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-71
GRAPHIC=None


A bus fight in Halifax County has landed three boys in trouble with the law.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Halifax;


Both sides give the same version of what happened on Bus 5 Monday.
The bus pulled up to let 14- year- old Chris Easley out. Instead, Easley attacked 15- year- old Daniel Morris.
Easley's 13- year- old brother Larry and his 17- year- old cousin tried to jump on the bus from the road. Other students tried to hold the door shut.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 16:14:04
SOT 16:39:48
IN Q=I got up on there

((LARRY EASLEY: I GOT UP ON THERE AND I MOVED THE BUS DRIVER OUT OF THE WAY AND I HIT HIM IN THE FACE THREE OR FOUR TIMES AND I WAS KICKING HIM IN THE HEAD AND STUFF. DANIEL MORRIS: I THOUGHT THEY WERE GOING TO KILL ME BECAUSE THAT OLDEST DUDE SAID HE WAS GOING TO KILL ME AND THEY TRIED TO DRAG ME OFF THE SCHOOL BUS BY MY FEET.))
SUPER=07-Larry Easley;
SUPER=07-Daniel Morris; :11
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=by my feet
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VO-NAT


Larry Easley says he was sticking by his brother -- but admits he was wrong.
Larry is under house arrest. His brother and cousin, who may be tried as adults, are in detention centers.
All three face charges of malicious wounding, and two face trespassing charges for jumping on the bus.
The Superintendent says the Easleys will be suspended for the rest of the year.
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S-Norfolk-Southern


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sgo
TAPE#97-66
GRAPHIC=Norfolk Southern


Norfolk Southern is putting some of its money toward a 235-million dollar plan to help Pennsylvania's economy.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA;


The railroad's C-E-O was in Philadelphia this week.
David Goode said his company is helping pay for a ship yard and other projects that will draw jobs to the area.
It's part of a five-year development program designed to build good feelings between Pennsylvania and Norfolk-Southern.
If Norfolk Southern and C-S-X are successful in their bid to take over Conrail, the two Virginia railroads will dominate rail traffic in Pennsylvania.
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2-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=World Series


For the second time in three seasons Cleveland leaves Jacobs Field needing two straight road wins to take the World Series.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Cleveland, OH/MLB-NBC;


The Florida Marlins have grabbed a 3-to-2 Series lead by scoring six straight runs in an 8-to-7 win over the Indians.
Cleveland owned a 4-to-2 lead thanks to Sandy Alomar's three-run homer in the third.
But Moises Alou turned things around with the go-ahead three-run homer and added an r-b-i single in the ninth.
Livan Hernandez tossed five straight shutout innings after yielding Alomar's three-run blast.
The Marlins can close it out Saturday at Pro Player Park after last night's 8-to-7 win.
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Two-Steve


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#MR-1
GRAPHIC=NONE

On Record
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;


Welcome back to News 7 Mornin' The weather has turned cool, but Kiss the Girls is on of the hot ticket at the box office. Here's Anna Wentworth with her review.
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SOT
IN Q=Kiss the Girls...
SUPER=13-Anna Wentworth/Arts Reviewer; :00
SUPER=18-"Kiss the Girls"-Paramount; :16
SUPER=18-Anna's Grade "B-"; :37
RUNS=:43
OUT Q=becomes implausible


(( "Kiss the girl" is the latest "young women in danger from a serial killer" flick.
Morgan Freeman is intense as a forensic psychologist who becomes involved in a serial kidnapping case after his niece disappears from her room at Duke University. A mysterious figure who calls himself "Casanova" is collecting beautiful and talented women for a harem. He murders them if they displease him.
Ashley Judd does her best work yet as a medical intern who manages to escape from Casanova's clutches. She then works with freeman to try and catch him before he kills any more of his captives.
Kiss the Girls gets a B-. It starts off well and builds suspense but the ending becomes wildly implausible.))
Steve Live

Double Boxes=SPA & KMC
(Toss to Kimberly)


ws-hong-kong


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=stocks


While jittery investors watched around the globe, Asian stocks regained some ground today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Hong Kong;


The Hong King Stock market staged a strong recovery after yesterday's ten percent crash that sent stocks tumbling world wide.
The blue-chip Hang Seng index closed up more than 700 points and finished the day up by more than six and a-half percent.
SUPER=03-Tokyo; :14


In Tokyo, the Nikkei average closed up 212 points, a day after dropping 536.
SUPER=03-New York, NY; :18


Meantime, Wall Street will look for recovery today after the Dow Jones Industrial finished DOWN nearly 187 points.
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E-Child-CAre


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Child Care


President Clinton says he's giving child care a higher priority.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC;


He's promising that his State of the Union address next year will include suggestions on making child care safer, and more affordable.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 16:55:53
IN Q=

((NO PARENT SHOULD EVER HAVE TO CHOSE BETWEENW ROK AND FAAMILY BETWEEN EARNING A DECENT WAGE AND CARING FOR A CHILD.))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=caring for a child."
(----------------)
VO-NAT

The President is calling on congress to fund scholarships for child care providers, require criminal background checks and seek more help from corporate America, as well as advocate stronger after- school programs.
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S-Bramblett


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-72
GRAPHIC=Earl Bramblett


The prosecution continues to present evidence against Earl Bramblett today.
Testimony yesterday revealed Bramblett bought a gun, just two days after the murder of the Hodges family.
Though state police investigators from this area were having trouble getting a hold of Bramblett to question him, state police in Richmond approved the purchase in less than an hour.
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VO-NAT

...and Bramblett was on his way with a 100-dollar handgun from Vinton Pawn Shop.
State Police had approved the purchase, based on Bramblett's lack of criminal convictions.
The pawn shop owner testified yesterday that Bramblett listed the Hodges' address:
SUPER=03-Vinton/August 29, 1994

232 East Virginia Avenue, Vinton- -as his own- -on the state and federal firearms forms... though the house was uninhabitable... still marked off as a "crime scene" from the fire two days earlier.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11:08:50
IN Q=I thought

((I THOUGHT IT WAS A FAMILY MEMBER. And as far as you knew, he wasn't a suspect in anything. HE WASN'T A SUSPECT, AS FAR AS I KNEW. HE WAS JUST ANOTHER MAN WANTING TO BUY A GUN FOR PROTECTION.))
SUPER=01-John Mullins/Pawn Shop Owner
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=for protection.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Mullins said he knew the address AND knew what had happened there... but never put the two together with Bramblett.
(----------------)
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=NONE


Also yesterday: a brother of one of the murder victims testified that Bramblett talked about serial killings in the weeks before the Hodges murders... but Randy Hodges said Bramblett did NOT want to talk about it much afterward.

E-Farmer


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-70
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


Selling crack cocaine and allegedly shooting a police officer has landed a Danville man in prison for life.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville/Last Year;


Marlowe Andre Farmer was sentenced to a life term without parole.
Farmer brought more than 30 kilograms of crack cocaine into the Danville-Pittsylvania County area.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 2:13:18
IN Q=His role within the conspiracy

((DON WALTHUIS/ASS'T U.S. ATTY: HIS ROLE WITHIN THE CONSPIRACY WAS ONE OF AN ORGANIZER, LEADER OR MANAGER.))
SUPER=01-Don Walthuis/Assistant U.S. Attorney;
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=leader or manager
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-Last Year;


The judge also considered evidence Farmer shot and injured Officer Dennis Haley during a drug raid last November.
Farmer denies shooting Haley and was never convicted of the crime.
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S-Franklin-Shelter


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#97-68
GRAPHIC=None


Following controversy over its workers, Franklin County Administrators are looking for a new "top dog" to run the County's animal shelter.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;


At the moment people can only adopt or drop off animals during limited hours, but a new employee would allow the kennel to open on Saturdays.
Hours were cut back when a judge decided inmates should not work at the shelter as part of a work release program.
County officials are working with the court and sheriff's office to get the work release program back and find an on-site operator.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:26:25
IN Q=I certainly

((CLAUDE WEBSTER/PUBLIC SAFETY DIRECTOR:I CERTAINLY WOULD BE FOR IT BECAUSE IT IS A GOOD PROGRAM. THE TRUSTEE PROGRAM SAVES THE COUNTY A LOT OF MONEY, BUT I THINK IF WE HAVE A SHELTER OPERATOR TO SUPERVISE THE INMATE THAN EVERYTHING WOULD BE WONDERFUL))
SUPER=01-Claude Webster/Director of Public Safety;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=wonderful
(----------------)
VO-NAT


County officials say they'll have a full time shelter employee by January.
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Three-Steve


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#M97-11
GRAPHIC=NONE

On Record Set
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon


Roll Cold out of Birthdays
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=One of the greatest
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon; :00
SUPER=13-Rusty Coffman/Roanoke; :10
SUPER=12-Giles Co.; :20
SUPER=13-Betty Nicholls/Roanoke; :33 (quick)
SUPER=13-Chuck Snell/Front Royal; :56
SUPER=13-Andy Dyer/Oregon; 1:48
SUPER=13-Hope Olmsted/Brings her Daughter; 2:03
SUPER=13-Virginia Olmsted/3rd Year at Mountain Lake; 2:16
RUNS=2:33
OUT Q=Umm..the music (get out quick)


Steve Live
(I'll call for board)
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ESS#8700
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Double Boxes=SPA & MEL
(Toss to Melanie)


2-E-Mason-Dixon


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-67
GRAPHIC=Campaign 97


Two polls now show a clear frontrunner emerging in the governor's race.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=We cannot

((JIM GILMORE/R-CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: WE CANNOT TAKE THIS FOR GRANTED. WE CANNOT TAKE THIS FOR GRANTED. THE TRUTH IS THAT THE POLLS DON'T MATTER IF THE PEOPLE DON'T VOTE.))
SUPER=@Gilmore;
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=don't vote.
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VO-NAT


Republican Jim Gilmore comes out on top in our latest "NEWS 7 Mason-Dixon poll" with 46-percent support among likely voters.
Democrat Don Beyer's 42-percent puts Gilmore's four point lead just outside the margin of error-- making Gilmore the leader in this race.
Gilmore also came out on top in a poll released by The Washington Post.
In our poll, Gilmore has a 53-37 advantage with white voters.
Beyer has a 68-12 advantage with black voters... but NO Virginia Democrat has won statewide office in modern times with less than 90-percent black support.
Doug Wilder declined to endorse Beyer in the midst of this poll.
Among men, Gilmore again has a 53-37 advantage.
Among women, Beyer has a slimmer 47-39 advantage.
(XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX)

Take Fullscreen/Home Page Address
You can find today's poll results on the W-D-B-J home page-- the address is w-d-b-j 7 dot com.
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S-Beyer


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-77
GRAPHIC=Don Beyer


Beyer says he isn't discouraged by the new numbers.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:29:16
IN Q=We knew this was

((LT. GOV. DON BEYER/D- CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: WE KNEW THIS WAS GOING TO BE A CLOSE RACE FOR A LONG TIME. AND I'VE BEEN IN ENOUGH ELECTIONS WHERE I'VE SEEN THAT LATE POLLS REALLY DON'T MEAN MUCH.))
SUPER=@Beyer1;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=really don't mean much.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


Beyer picked up the endorsement of James Brady, the former White House press secretary whose name was given to the federal law banning assault weapons.

marv-albert


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=albert, marv


Former N-B-C sportscaster Marv Albert will be sentenced today in Arlington.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


He could get up to a year in jail and a 25 hundred-dollar fine.
Albert's attorneys are hoping for probation.
At his sexual assault trial last month, Albert pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of misdemeanor assault, and prosecutors dropped the more serious felony sex charge.
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5-Bus-Fight


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#597-40
GRAPHIC=NONE


A fight on a Halifax school bus left one boy seriously injured and three others facing felony charges.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Halifax;


Everyone involved says the incident happened when bus number five pulled up to 14- year- old Chris Easley's stop Monday.
He allegedly jumped on 15- year- old Daniel Morris, who was also riding the bus.
Easley's 13- year- old brother Larry and 17- year- old cousin boarded the bus, pushed the driver aside and apparently began punching and kicking Morris.
Larry Easley is under house arrest-- the others are in detention centers.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 16:15:39
IN Q=When I finished beating

((LARRY EASLEY: WHEN I FINISHED BEATING HIM UP I FELT GOOD BUT RIGHT NOW SINCE I'M ON HOUSE ARREST, I DON'T FEEL SO GOOD. MY BROTHER GONE, SO I DON'T FEEL SO GOOD.))
SUPER=07-Larry Easley;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=so I don't feel so good. DOUBLE OUT.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


All three boys face malicious wounding charges-- two could be tried as adults.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 16:40:45
IN Q=I just want them to go

((DANIEL MORRIS/VICTIM: I JUST WANT THEM TO GO TO JAIL BECAUSE I DON'T THINK IT WAS RIGHT FOR ALL THREE OF THEM TO JUMP ON ME LIKE THAT. THERE WAS ONLY ONE OF ME AND I HADN'T SAID ANYTHING TO THEM IN THE FIRST PLACE.))
SUPER=07-Daniel Morris;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=in the first place
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Larry Easley is also charged with trespassing for boarding the bus.
Halifax school superintendent Dennis Witt says the teens are suspended for the rest of the school year.
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E-TRAIN-collision


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MTH
TAPE#Net E
GRAPHIC=Train Accident


Three railroad workers were injured yesterday when two Norfolk Southern trains collided head on.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Mingo Co., WV;


The crash happened in southern West Virginia near the Kentucky Border.
The two trains slammed into each other- one of the engines caught fire.
State police say the workers saw the crash coming and jumped from the trains before impact.
The workers are hurt, but not seriously.
Both trains were carrying cars loaded with coal.
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4-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=World Series


Florida has regained the lead and is now one win away from winning the 19-97 World Series.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Cleveland, OH/MLB-NBC;


The Marlins have grabbed a 3-to-2 Series lead by scoring six straight runs in an 8-to-7 win over the Indians.
Cleveland owned a 4-to-2 lead thanks to Sandy Alomar's three-run homer in the third.
But Moises Alou turned things around with the go-ahead three-run homer and added an r-b-i single in the ninth.
Livan Hernandez tossed five straight shutout innings after yielding Alomar's three-run blast.
The Marlins can close it out Saturday at Pro Player Park after last night's 8-to-7 win. (----------------)