18:00-01

M'ville-Murder

ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=Murder


An Axton woman is dead and her husband charged with murder.
Sources tell News 7 that Donald Eric Stanley suspected his wife was having an affair and apparently shot 35-year old Shelby Stanley last night.
He later turned himself in to police and was charged in connection with her murder.
Police are continuing to investigate the matter.


GAME-Medics


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=97-66
GRAPHIC=NONE


Players had extra protection along the sidelines of last night's football game at Victory Stadium--
with the addition of a Roanoke EMS ambulance.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Night;


The added protection comes about one week after the death of Pulaski County High School football player Danny Lee Cook.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 19.34.17 - 19.34.33
IN Q=Last week we

((DAVID HOBACK/ROANOKE FIRE EMS: LAST WEEK WE HAD A PLAYER SUFFERING A FATAL INJURY OR ILLNESS AND THE AMBULANCE HELPING HIM WAS GONE FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME AND THERE WAS NO COVERAGE ON THE FIELD SO THE SCHOOL BOARD CONTACTED US AND ASKED IF WE COULD HAVE TWO UNITS ON STAND-BY.))
SUPER=01-David Hoback/Roanoke Fire EMS;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=on stand-by.
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VO-NAT


The Roanoke School system had already contracted with United Ambulance service.
They will remain on the job.
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Lead-Paint


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#=97-76
GRAPHIC=Lynchburg Seal


Lead poisoning continues to threaten Lynchburg's inner city children, and now health officials are stepping up their efforts to combat the problem.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


Using a 25- thousand dollar grant from the city, they've developed a new public awareness campaign.
With outdoor advertising and free educational videotapes, officials hope to get the message across to parents.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:12:04//15:19:08
IN Q=But if this

((KIP SMITH/BLAIR COMMUNICATIONS: BUT IF THIS IS GOING TO BE TRULY SUCCESSFUL, IT MUST BECOME A GRASSROOTS EFFORT AND I FEEL LIKE THAT THE ROOTS OF THAT KIND OF A MOVEMENT ARE ALREADY IN PLACE.)) ((JIM WHITAKER/LYNCHBURG MAYOR: IF WE ARE TO HAVE A FUTURE, WE MUST BE SURE THAT WE DO WHATEVER POSSIBLE TO PREVENT LEAD POISONING FROM STOPPING EVEN ONE CHILD FROM REACHING HIS OR HER FULL POTENTIAL.))
SUPER=01-Kip Smith/Blair Communications; :00
SUPER=01-Jim Whitaker/Lynchburg Mayor; :11
RUNS=:25
OUT Q=her full potential.
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VO-NAT


The tapes, which are being mailed to at-risk families, show parents what steps they can take to protect their children.
Statistics show ten percent of the children in central Virginia have tested positive for lead poisoning.
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Lake-Auction


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-62
GRAPHIC=none

ANCHOR TAG TAG TAG
Today's auction of hundreds of acres of land around Smith Mountain Lake left some Pittsylvania and Franklin County residents feeling cheated.
Denise Allen tell us why they may never recieve full payment for their property.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=They Came to
SUPER=01-Gray Booth/Former Landowner; :00
SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.;
SUPER=01-William Terry/Summitt Company Attorney;
SUPER=07-Joy McNabb;
SUPER=@Denise2;
RUNS=1:37
OUT Q=News 7
(((/////SOT/////)
SOT t-2 15:05:39
IN Q=THEY CAME TO ME

((GRAY BOOTH/FORMER LANDOWNER: THEY CAME TO ME AND WANTED THE PROPERTY AND THOSE FIGURES ARE WHAT THEY OFFERED ME. SO I ACCEPTED.))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=SO I ACCEPTED


The developer, Shenandoah Homes, bought about three hundred acres from Booth for nearly 1-point-five million dollars.
The deal also gave Booth about 14-percent interest in the development.
But Booth says he only received 100-thousand dollars and never got a financial statement from the company.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT t-2 13:38:45
IN Q=THEY MADE AN

((WILLIAM TERRY/SUMMITT COMPANY ATTORNEY: THEY MADE AN INVESTMENT RISK THAT DIDN'T WORK OUT AND IT'S VERY UNFORTUNATE.))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=IT'S VERY UNFORTUNATE


William Terry is the legal representative for the Summitt Company.
The company owned by Mikkel Mandt loaned Shenandoah Homes 1-point-four million dollars.
With that money Shenandoah Homes bought 700 acres in Franklin and Pittsylvania Counties and then filed bankruptcy a few months later.
Mandt and the Summitt Company foreclosed and the land went up for auction.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT t-2 13:38:02
IN Q=THEY ARE TRYING

((TERRY: THEY ARE TRYING TO SELL THE PROPERTY AND RECOUP ALL OR AS MUCH OF THE LOAN AS POSSIBLE. ))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=LOAN AS POSSIBLE
(/////SOT/////)
SOT t-2 15:11:47
IN Q=SUMMITT FUNDING

((JOY MCNABB: SUMMITT FUNDING WHICH WAS THE COMPANY MR. MANDT SET UP TO LOAN THE MONEY HELD 305-THOUSAND DOLLARS IN RESERVES AND YET HE IS CLAIMING A MILLION FOUR AS BEING TOTAL DEBT.))
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=TOTAL DEBT


Joy McNabb says out of that one point four million the former landowners only received 255-thousand dollars.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT T-1 12:38:44
IN Q=THAT'S CHEAPER

((THAT'S CHEAPER THAN A WORE OUT MOP.))
RUNS=:02
OUT Q=WORE OUT MOP


And former landowners will NOT get any of the proceeds from today's auction.
Gray Booth says that leaves him feeling cheated out of property that's been in his family since before the Civil War.
Denise Allen News 7.))
ANCHOR=ERIC
SS=NONE


All of the property sold totaling more than a million dollars for The Summitt Company.
Roll
TALENT=Andrew
SS=NONE
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SUPER=82-0.77''/minus 2.24''/26.31''/minus 7.82'';
SUPER=83-Down 3.25 feet/Down 0.35 foot; Lake levels


Roadside-Memorial


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=97-67
GRAPHIC=NONE


A Botetourt County man died in a traffic accident a few months ago.
Now his family keeps his memory alive by posting a roadside memorial and alerting drivers to the dangers of the intersection.
But, their efforts are causing a rift between the family and VDOT.
Stacey Martin explains.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=This is the
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Theresa Rhea/Victim's Sister; :17
SUPER=01-Jeff Echols/VDOT; :36
SUPER=@Stacey1; 1:00
RUNS=1:28
OUT Q=SM, News 7, Botetourt Co.


((This is the Morris's third visit to this site to lay a cross and roses in remembrance of one of their own--Ben Morris who died in a car accident four months ago.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 18.32.29 - 18.32.40
IN Q=I had seen

((THERESA RHEA/VICTIM'S SISTER: I HAD SEEN OTHER CROSSES AROUND IN THE PAST AND I NEVER THOUGHT ANYTHING ABOUT IT. I JUST THOUGHT WELL YOU KNOW I'VE GOT TO DO SOMETHING, SO I MADE THE CROSS AND WE ALL TOOK IT DOWN THERE AND PLACED IT DOWN THERE.))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=it down there.


But, now the roadside memorial has led to a dispute with VDOT, which the family claims gave the display its temporary approval.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 16.01.48 - 16.02.05
IN Q=We certainly can

((JEFF ECHOLS/ VDOT: WE CERTAINLY CAN UNDERSTAND PEOPLE'S LOSS AND THEIR GRIEF. WE CERTAINLY DON'T GIVE PERMISSION FOR THEM TO HAVE IT THERE BUT IF THEY'RE THERE AND THEY DON'T CAUSE AN IMMEDIATE PROBLEM FOR A PERIOD OF TIME USUALLY WE WON'T INTEREFERE WITH THEM.))
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=interfere with them.


For the family the memorial is a reminder to other drivers that a life was loss and to use caution at an intersection they claim is dangerous.
VDOT says it's only trying to enforce laws prohibiting signs from lying in the right of way.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 18.03.10 - 18.03.20
IN Q=Both sides agree

((STACEY MARTIN/REPORTING: BOTH SIDES AGREE THE SITUATION HAS GOTTEN OUT OF HAND WITH THE FAMILY LAYING FLOWERS HERE ABOUT EVERY WEEK AND VDOT OFFICIALS NOT FAR BEHIND PICKING THEM UP.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=picking them up.


With VDOT committed to upholding the law and the family committed to Ben's memory the question remains how and when the dispute will end.
Stacey Martin, News 7, Botetourt County.))

Roanoke-College


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=sgo
TAPE#97-68
GRAPHIC=Roanoke College


Roanoke College is playing host to works from some of the world's greatest artists -- such as Pablo Picasso, Pierre Renoir and Salvador Dali.
Their paintings are part of an exhibit that started this weekend.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


The collection is made up of more than 40-works from several artists.
Each piece is on loan from private collectors.
College trustees say what makes the exhibit unique is: There's really no common theme to the art on display.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 12:00:44
IN Q=I THINK IT'S

((ROBERT WORTMANN/TRUSTEE: I THINK IT'S MORE ECLECTIC AND MORE REFRESHING TO GO FROM ONE TO OTHER AND SEE DIFFERENT SUBJECT MATTER. )) ((BRUCE MELCHOR/TRUSTEE: ROANOKE COLLEGE AND ROANOKE VALLEY, I DON'T THINK, HAS HAD THIS MUCH OF AN ECLECTIC COLLECTION FOR THE PUBLIC TO VIEW. ))
SUPER=01-Robert Wortmann/Trustee;
SUPER=01-Bruce Melchor/Trustee; :07
RUNS=:18
OUT Q= PUBLIC TO VIEW
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The collection opens to the public Sunday afternoon, and runs through November 21st.
There's no charge for admission.
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WebWatch


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#WebWatch
GRAPHIC=Web Watch


If El Nino has you mystified, we have some answers for you in this week's edition of WebWatch.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=If you're curious
RUNS=1:24
OUT Q=WDBJ7-dot-com

(( Intro
RUNS=:05



If you're curious about El Nino, your hometown homepage has everything you need to understand this strange stretch of warm water in the pacific.
Some examples... You can look at temperature data straight from bouys floating in the ocean, and check out the forcast maps to see how El Nino might affect our winter.

If you want to expand your business beyond U.S. borders, the Commerce Department has opened the International Trade Center Bookstore.
Browse the best sellers, such as the Industry and Trade Outlook 98, or search for information in seven separate world regions.

Parents looking for a safe place for their kids to play on the Web can start here...
The parent's guide has a tip sheet, rules and suggestions to help keep your kids safe on-line and links to some kid-friendly educational sites and parenting organizations.

Just in time for Halloween, here's a haunted web-site. C-net's mediadome has an interactive haunted house, movie clips, scary sounds, and lets you design and e-mail spooky halloween cards to your friends... you will have to download some free software, like Shockwave, and Netshow to use some of the features.

Your haunting journey begins with a visit to the webwatch page, where we've posted links to all these sites.
Its on the WDBJ Website at WWW-dot-WDBJ7-dot-com.))

On-Record


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#=97-
GRAPHIC=On Record


The racing game wants to come to Roanoke and Martinsville.
The state's first horse track wants to open betting centers in both cities.
But opponents are fighting hard to keep them out.
Joe McKean reports.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Virginians have two ways
SUPER=03-New Kent Co./September 1; :00
SUPER=01-O. James Peterson, III/Colonial Downs President; :16
SUPER=01-Rev. Vater Colbert/Maple Street Baptist Church; :28
SUPER=01-Herb Jones/Colonial Downs Community Relations; :38
RUNS=1:03
OUT Q=McKean/News-7.



((Virginians have two ways to play the ponies.
Head for the Colonial Downs racetrack when it's holding a meet.
Or hit the off-track betting parlors in Richmond or Chesapeake.
Colonial Downs has state permission to open up to six betting centers.
It wants to put one in Roanoke and one in Martinsville.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=The closest one

((O. JAMES PETERSON, III/COLONIAL DOWNS PRESIDENT: THE CLOST ONE TO THE WEST OF THE STATE IS RICHMOND AND WE DO HAVE PEOPLE WHO DRIVE FROM ROANOE TO LYNCHBURG TO RICHMOND TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SPORT.))
SUPER=01-O. James Peterson, III/Colonial Downs President;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=the sport.


But gambling opponents say hold your horses!
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=It demoralizes

((REV. VATER COLBERT/MAPLE STREET BAPTIST CHURCH: IT DEMORALIZES, IT GIVES PEOPLE FALSE HOPE. YOU'VE GOT TO UNDERSTAND WHAT TYPE OF PEOPLE ARE GOING TO THE PARLORS. WE'RE NOT TALKING ABOUT MILLIONAIRES HERE, WE'RE TALKING ABOUT AVERAGE WAGES.))
SUPER=01-Rev. Vater Colbert/Maple Street Baptist Church;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=average wages.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=We think we provide

((HERB JONES/COLONIAL DOWNS COMMUNITY RELATIONS: WE THINK WE PROVIDE A SERVICE, ENTERTAINMENT. WE THINK THAT WE'RE JUST ANOTHER OPTION HERE IN ROANOKE SHOULD WE BE SUCCESSFUL. WE PROVIDE JOBS, TAX REVENUE.))
SUPER=01-Herb Jones/Colonial Downs Community Relations;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=tax revenue.


Roanoke voted FOR parimutuel betting in the state referendum nine years ago.
Colonial Downs hopes to carry the day this time, in both Roanoke and Martinsville, on election day.
Joe McKean, News-7.))
(----------------)
ANCHOR=Eric
SS=none


To hear more of the debate on the off-track betting votes, watch On Record tomorrow morning at 11 on WDBJ-7.

Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#Tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


And coming up, The the Virginia Cavaliers have some final words before taking on Florida State scores from college football.
(----------------)
VO-NAT ENG#


And West Virginia and Virginia Tech hooked up in a Big East Showdown in Morgantown.
(-------------)


S-Tech


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#TF97-1
GRAPHIC=Tech football


The talking was over as Virginia Tech and West Virginia squared off in the Big East showdown in Morgantown.
(----------------)
VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Morgantown, WV/Hokies vs Mountaineers; :


The Mountaineers led 3 to nothing but Tech's Al Clark fires a bullet over the middle to Shawn Foreman for the 12 yard touchdown pass to make it 7 to 3.
Leading 10 to 7 West Virginia took advantage of an Al Clark fumble at the Hokies 21. Mark Bulger hands off to Famous Amos Zereoue on the statue of liberty play and he takes it to the Hokies one yard line.
A couple of plays later Bulger sneaks it over from the one and the Mountaineers took the 17 to 7 lead in the second quarter.
The Mountaineers added a field goal and this Zereoue 3 yard touchdown run to lead the Hokies 27 to 7 at the half.
Tech scored on this Shane Graham SUPER=36-West Virginia/30/Virginia

Tech/17/;33 yard field with over three minutes in the third quarter but the Mountaineers beat the Hokies 30 to 17.
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S-Michigan


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#FB97-1
GRAPHIC=College Logo


Michigan Quarterback Brian Griese scored the go ahead touchdown as Michigan beat Michigan State 23 to 7.
(----------------)
VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-East Lansing, MI/ESPN; :


The rivals were competing to stay near the top of the Big 10 conference.
Michigan State took the early lead on a faked field goal when Bill Burke hits a wide open Sedreck Irvin on this 22 yard touchdown pass to make it 7 to 3.
But the Wolverines took the lead SUPER=36-Michigan/23/Michigan

State/7/;for good in the second quarter Griese takes it over from the one and Michigan Wins the game 23 to 7.
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S-College


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=College Football


Richmond and Randolph-Macon both won today for all of the college scores lets check the boards.
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WIPE TO SCORES
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Va.#21/30///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0101-j/Villanova/20//William & Mary/13////Methodist/12/j/Ferrum/31///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0101-j/Richmond/26//JMU/21////Davidson/15/j/Rand.-Macon/22///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0101-j/Emory & Henry/35//Guilford/27////S. Carolina

St./14/j/Hampton/20///;
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Overtimes//Temple/15/j/Miami/47///;
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St.///Night/;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0101-/Ohio State#9/49//Northwestern/6////Washington
St.#10/21//Arizona/28/4//;
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Overtimes/;
SUPER=X5009;
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SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0101-j/Toledo#24/35//Bowling
Green/20////Mississippi#25/20/j/Alabama/29///;
RUNS=1:20
OUT Q=....last score."


S-UVA


ANCHOR=steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=VF97-1
GRAPHIC=UVa football


The Virginia Cavaliers three game winning streak is on the line right now against undefeated Florida State.
And while the seminoles seem to have the advantage on paper; these Cavaliers have a belief in themselves on their side. Steve Mason explains.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=first audio
SUPER=03-Charlottesville/Blue Devils vs. Cavaliers; :00
SUPER=01-George Welsh/UVa Head Coach; :07
SUPER=04-1995 Game vs. Florida State; :16
SUPER=01-Anthony Poindexter/UVa Team Captain; :33
SUPER=@Steve1; :42
SUPER=01-Doug Karczewski/UVa Team Captain; 1:02
RUNS=1:15
OUT Q=...News 7 sports"
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((Anthony Poindexter isn't the cavalier who has been limping around Scott Stadium lately. ((:))
And while the Wahoos have some players injured; it was the Florida State Seminoles whose pride has taken a beating took when it comes to UVa. The fact that the seminoles want to take out some aggression coupled with Virginia's inconsistent play of late; adds up to a possible disaster. ((:)) ((:)) ((:)) ((:)) (( Game time is 7pm, steve mason news 7 sports"))
(-------------)
ANCHOR=Roy
SS=Hold logo


Florida state scored on an 87 yard run on their first play from scrimmage to lead 7 to nothing.


S-Taco


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Martinsville Logo


The Late Model Stock cars were at Martinsville today for the Taco Bell 300. The race stared at 3:30 and after several caution flags the last with about 20 laps to go. On the restart two cars wreck coming out of turn three and that allowed Billy Hogan of Troy, North Carolina to win the race. Steve Lofton was second.

S-Race


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#R-37
GRAPHIC=The Rock


Dale Earnhardt led second round qualifying today for the A-C Delco 400 at the Rock. Earnhardt lines will start 26-th.
(----------------)
VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Rockingham, NC/SPEEDVISION; :


Meantime, Points leader Jeff Gordon will start sixth. Gordon has a lot in stake with three races left because he has a slim lead in the points on Mark Martin and Dale Jarrett.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q="I think...

((JEFF GORDON/POINTS LEADER: ))
SUPER=01-Jeff Gordon/Points Leader; :
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=....win races."
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S-Series


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=World Series


The Florida Marlins will try and clinch the World Series at Pro Player Stadium tonight in Miami.
It will be a lot warmer in Florida tonight with the tempeture expected in the Low 80's.
Kevin Brown will start for the Marlins and Chad Ogea for the Indians. Wx-Tape
SUPER=305-71/48/82/1975/29/1978;
SUPER=306-66/54/65/NE-8mph/29.95r/6:37am/5:30pm;


Forecasts
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SUPER=332-Rain/Likely/50-52/Rain/Showers/55-60;
SUPER=333-Mostly Cloudy/Rain Late/47-50/Rain/ /54-57;

SUPER=X5001; SUPER=334-Rain/After Midnight/50-52/Rain Tapers/Off By Noon/56-69;