12:00-01

Bramblett

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=khu
TAPE#97-72
GRAPHIC=bramblett


All the evidence is in, in the capital murder trial of Earl Bramblett.
Soon, it will be up to the jury to decide the fate of the man charged with killing the Hodges family.
Double Boxes=Melanie and Keith/Microwave


Keith Humphry was there as the defense finished presenting its case.
Live=Keith Full/Microwave
SUPER=@Keith1;
SUPER=05-Salem;
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(Rollcue: played the jury a tape designed to bolster that theory.)
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SOT
IN Q=Long before
SUPER=03-Vinton/August 29, 1994; :00
SUPER=01-Don Lincoln/DEA Agent; 1:11
RUNS=1:23
OUT Q=level at all.
Live=Keith Full/Microwave
SUPER=05-Salem;
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Double Boxes=Melanie and Keith/Microwave




E-Walton


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-64
GRAPHIC=NONE


A Danville man may be sentenced to death after pleading guilty to three murders.
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VO-NAT


Percy Levar Walton will be sentenced today or tomorrow for killing three of his neighbors last November.
Fellow inmate Lacey Johnson says Walton described the shootings while watching a TV crime show in jail.
SUPER=03-Danville/Last Year;


Walton apparently shot Elizabeth Kendrick twice as the elderly woman begged for mercy in her home, then he shot her husband Jesse.
Johnson says Walton asked to use 33- year- old Archie Moore's phone and found out Moore's name before shooting him, too.
Johnson says Walton looked for more victims at the mall and a local apartment complex -- and talked about going on a shooting spree at a pool so he could be famous.
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au-pair


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=legal scales


Deliberations have resumed in the British au pair trial in Massachusetts.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Cambridge, MA;


Nineteen- year- old Louise Woodward is charged with murdering an eight- month- old boy.
The parents of the baby talked exclusively with C-B-S's Bryant Gumble.
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SOT
IN Q=

(( DEBORAH EAPEN, VICTIM'S MOTHER "IF LOUISE ISN'T FOUND GUILTYIT DOES NOT TAKE AWAY THE FACT THAT WE KNOW, BUT IT TAKES AWAY THE JUSTICE.
SUNI EAPPEN, VICTIM'S FATHER "THE WAY THE TRIAL HAS COME OUT.THEIR LIES HAVE COME OUTWHICH IS ALL THEY ARETHEY'VE CREATED A STORY." ))
SUPER=01-Deborah Eapen/Matthew's Mother;
SUPER=01-Suni Eappen/Matthew's Father;
RUNS=:19
OUT Q= they've created a story.
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VO-NAT


This morning jurors reheard testimony from a surgeon who operated on the baby after he was brought to the hospital.
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ok-trIAL


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=wipe/wipe/WIPE
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Denver, CO;

7:13:54
After 23 days and interviews with 124 prospective jurors, attorneys and the judge for the second Oklahoma City bombing trial are ready to select the 12 member panel today.
SUPER=@File; :10


Opening statements are scheduled to begin Monday.
Terry Nichols is charged with murder and conspiracy.
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Egypt-trial


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Wipe/wipe/wipe


07:15:14
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Cairo, Egypt;


In Egypt, two brothers have been sentenced to death for last month's terrorist attack outside the Egyptian Museum.
Nine Germans and one Egyptian were killed and 26 were injured.
One of the defendants said he carried out the attack to defend Islam and punish Europe.
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WALL-STREET


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


It's another turbulent day on Wall Street.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New York, NY; :00


The Dow fell by nearly 100 points at the opening bell, but has now settled back into moderately lower territory.
Earlier today Global markets slid because of concerns about the U-S market's meager gains yesterday.
SUPER=03-Hong Kong; :13


In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng index closed down more than three percent after yesterday's gain of 19 percent.
SUPER=03-Tokyo; :20


And in Tokyo the Nikkei fell nearly three percent.
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CHINA


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


Chinese president Jiang Zemin is facing his toughest critics on the last day of his U-S visit.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC;

11:00:00
He was on capitol hill this morning defending his human rights record to lawmakers.
Last night Jiang and President Clinton wrapped their summit with a state dinner at the White House.
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SOT
IN Q=

4:03:25 (( WITH THIS SUMMIT WE HAVE CONSIDERED PROBLEMS, TAKING STEPS TO PREVENT SOME OF THEM AND WE HAVE BEGUN TO PLAN TOGETHER FOR A FUTURE, NOT OF PROBLEMS, BUT OF PROGRESS FOR AMERICA, FOR CHINA, FOR THE WORLD.))
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=for the world.
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VO-NAT


Meantime about 300 human rights activists, politicians and celebrities held their own STATELESS Dinner at a nearby Washington hotel.
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SOT

4:09:10
IN Q=

((RICHARD GERE: THIS IS NOT A CUDDLY NEW CHINA WE'RE TALKING ABOUT THESE ARE POLICIES THAT HAVE BEEN IN EFFECT FOR 50-YEARS...."))
SUPER=01-Richard Gere/Actor & Activist;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=toasts begin.
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VO-NAT


In Philadelphia later today, Jiang will tour Independence Hall.
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Ireland


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


It's election day in Ireland.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Dublin, Ireland;

10:30:00
The results of the presidential race won't be known until tomorrow, but the winner is expected to be a woman. An election-eve survey gives a commanding lead to Mary McAleese (MAK'-uh-lees).
She's a lawyer and scholar from Northern Ireland.
McAleese (MAK'-uh-lees). has campaigned on a theme of "building bridges," between Catholics and Protestants.
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OTB


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=sgo
TAPE#97-66
GRAPHIC=betting


An off-track betting center will increase tourism in Roanoke... generate money for local businesses... and create close to 100-jobs in the area.
That's what Colonial Downs says.
But a group speaking out against the proposal says those are NOT the facts.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Current and former members of the Roanoke City Council held a press conference this morning.
They said Colonial Downs, a horse track in New Kent County, is hiding the truth when it says off-track betting will help the community.
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SOT 10:35:35
IN Q=The hook of reality

((NELSON HARRIS/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL: THE HOOK OF REALITY IS THAT LEGALIZED GAMBLING, BETTING PARLORS INCLUDED, IS IT IS AN INDUSTRY THAT EXPLOITS THOSE THAT CAN LEAST AFFORD IT. ))
SUPER=01-Nelson Harris/Roanoke City Council;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=least afford it.
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VO-NAT


Voters will decide if off-track betting should come to Roanoke in Tuesday's election.
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Black-Ministers


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=12
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-67
GRAPHIC=NONE


Black ministers from the Roanoke Valley say Jim Gilmore's pledge to eliminate the personal property tax on cars is an empty promise.
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VO-NAT


They've endorsed the campaign of Democrat Don Beyer, along with his plan to offer a tax credit of up to 250 dollars to the average taxpayer.
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


But today, the Reverend Carl Tinsley predicted that the General Assembly will not eliminate the car tax, without finding another source of revenue to replace it.
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SOT 00:25:05
IN Q=You know I've talked to some people

((REV. CARL TINSLEY/BLACK MINISTERS CONFERENCE: YOU KNOW I'VE TALKED TO SOME PEOPLE WHO SAY I'M NOT GOING TO HAVE TO PAY NO CAR TAXES NEXT YEAR. I SAY DON'T BET ON IT. THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY MAKES THE DECISION ON REVENUES AND TAXES IN THE STATE OF VIRGINIA NOT THE GOVERNOR.))
SUPER=01-Rev. Carl Tinsley/Black Ministers Conference;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=not the governor.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


Gilmore maintains that growth in the state economy will more than make up for the loss of the personal property tax.

E-Gilmore


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-65
GRAPHIC=Jim Gilmore

******ANCHOR TAG****
With days to go, Republican Jim Gilmore is enjoying a lead in the polls.
Ellen Qualls has in depth look at the man already calling himself "Governor Gilmore."
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SOT
IN Q=The conservative
SUPER=03-Petersburg/Yesterday; :00
SUPER=@Gilmore; :32
SUPER=03-Richmond/November 1993; :39
SUPER=@Ellen2; 1:51
RUNS=1:56
OUT Q=Qualls, News 7.


(( The conservative Richmond Times-Dispatch has endorsed Jim Gilmore.
But its same editorial writers said in August "There's something about Jim Gilmore that makes people uneasy -- something reminiscent of the grade school Eddie Haskell."
They write "he reminds even some Republicans of the kid who would bring his sister's underwear to school if it would help him get elected hall monitor."
Political analyst Larry Sabato has dubbed Gilmore "charismatically-challenged."
Does it bother him?
SOT TAPE ONE 01:45:08

((JIM GILMORE: NO. I AM WHAT I AM. AND I'VE PUT FORWARD MY IDEAS AS CLEARLY AND CONCISELY AS I CAN.))
RUNS=:05

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SOT TAPE ONE 01:45:29

((JIM GILMORE: IT'S THE STRENGTH OF THE IDEAS THAT WE HAVE THAT IS CARRYING US FORWARD IN THIS CAMPAIGN.))
RUNS=:05


His fans called him focused and consistent.
He rocketed from six years as Henrico County Commonwealth's Attorney to the Attorney General's chair in 1993.
That trajectory began with his birth in Richmond in 1949.
Few pictures of young Jim have been made public -- but his high school yearbook shows a guy involved in the usual clubs and band.
He went undergrad and to law school at the University of Virginia.
SOT TAPE 01:49:23

((JIM GILMORE: YOU KNOW ELLEN, I DON'T THINK THAT YOU DEVELOP YOUR PRINCIPLES IN A FLASH. I BELIEVE YOU DO THEM BASED UPON YOUR HUMAN EXPERIENCE AND WHAT YOU THINK IS RIGHT AND WRONG.))
RUNS=:09


That means looking to a father who whose work ethic was honed as a grocery store meat cutter.
And a mother he says inspired him through love and intellect.
But like ticket mate Mark Earley, he says his political fire for America was kindled overseas, as a counter-intelligence officer.
SOT TAPE ONE 01:47:50

((JIM GILMORE: WHEN I JOINED THE ARMY AND I WENT TO EUROPE, I HAD A CHANCE TO LOOK RIGHT AT THE BERLIN WALL. AND I HAD A CHANCE TO SEE WHAT IT WAS REALLY LIKE TO WALL PEOPLE UP BEHIND BARBED WIRE.))
RUNS=:10


In Virginia, liberty is more an economic issue for Gilmore.
SOT TAPE TWO 01:53:28

((JIM GILMORE: I KNOW THAT GOVERNMENT HAS IMPORTANT FUNCTIONS TO PERFORM, BUT WHERE WE CAN GIVE SOME MONEY BACK TO PEOPLE SO THEY CAN DEFINE THEIR OWN LIVES, WHICH IS THE ESSENTIAL ELEMENT OF THE FREEDOM OF PEOPLE, I WANT TO DO THAT. AND I KNOW WE CAN AFFORD TO DO THAT.))
RUNS=:12


More on that idea in our next segment... Jim Gilmore on the issues.
Ellen Qualls, News 7.)) WIPE WIPE WIPE to essC
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Melanie's mic hot
And on election day, this Tuesday, be sure to tune into News 7 for the latest results from the polls.
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E-Contact-Lenses


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-68
GRAPHIC=NONE


Contact lense wearers feeling eye irritation may want to double check the box.
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VO-NAT


Johnson and Johnson recently began imprinting the letters A-V on its Acuvue disposable lenses, to help users determine if the lense is inside out.
But eye care professionals are learning the imprint can cause irritation.
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SOT 2:39:28 contact tape
IN Q=when they would

((THERESA BOHON/CONTACT LENS TECHNICIAN; WHEN THEY WOULD COME IN, WE WOULD LOOK AT THE LENSES AND WE WOULD ASK WHERE ARE YOU HAVING THE IRRITATION, AND THEY WOULD TELL US A PARTICULAR PLACE. WE WOULD LOOK AT THE LENSE IN THE EYE AND THAT'S EXACTLY WHERE THE A-V ON THE LENSE WAS.
SOT 2:40:08

DR. RICH JOHNSON/OPHTHALMOLOGIST; ANYTHING THAT DOES IRRITATE THE EYE ON A CHRONIC BASIS CAN CAUSE PROBLEMS TO THE EYE AND POTENTIALLY SET YOU UP TO NOT BE ABLE TO WEAR CONTACT LENSES IN THE FUTURE. ))
SUPER=01-Theresa Bohon/Lens Technician;:00
SUPER=01-Dr. Rich Johnson/Ophthalmologist; :15
RUNS=:21
OUT Q=in the future
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VO-NAT


If your lenses are bothering you, you should take them out and call your eye doctor.
Johnson and Johnson will provide unmarked lenses to people who can't wear the lenses with the A-V imprint.
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Pumpkin-Gleaning


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#net (edit of 597-44 & 97-66)
GRAPHIC=none


Some local farmers are giving a little Halloween spirit to others.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


Some pumpkins may not be marketable, but they still bring joy to area families so these pumpkins are being given as a Halloween treat.
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SOT 11:53:04:12
IN Q=She already

((ANGENETTE WAKER:SHE ALREADY DREW HER FACE ON ONE OF HER PUMPKINS AND HER OTHER SISTER, SHE WANTS TO MAKE A PUMPKIN PIE OUT OF HERS))
SUPER=07-Angenette Waker;
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=out of hers
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VO-NAT


Garrett Farms provided the pumpkins for the harvest.
The soon-to-be jack-o-lanterns were delivered to the head start program and many smiling faces.
The Society of St. Andrew will be gathering apples this weekend and other crops throughout the holidays.
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Va-Lottery


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=va lottery


People with tickets for last night's lotto got another chance to win.
The Virginia Lottery conducted two drawings after a machine glitch in the first drawing.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-Last Night;


And Lottery officials were ready to honor both sets of numbers.
In the first drawing, a latch on the machine wasn't closed all the way, and a couple of the numbered balls fell out.
So a second drawing was held.
Officials say nobody won the one- million dollar jackpot in either drawing. WIPE TO FULLSCREEN-essC
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Just in case your curious, the first set of winning numbers is-6, 23, 28, 36, 40, and 41.
The second set is 11, 12, 24, 30, 35, and 44.
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WEATHER
SUPER=300-59/42/Southeast 5mph/30.20f/82/1946/23/1969;
SUPER=301-61/42/Variable 3mph/30.20f/85/1937/21/1965;

Forecasts
SUPER=X5000;
SUPER=330-Increasing/Clouds Late/38-42/Cloudy, Rain/Developing Late/60-63;
SUPER=331-Mostly Clear/Till Late/40-43/Cloudy/Rain Very Late/60-64;
SUPER=332-Mostly/Clear/37-41/Increasing Clouds/Rain Late/58-62;
SUPER=333-Mostly Clear/Morning Clouds/34-37/Increasing/Clouds/60-63;
SUPER=334-Mostly/Clear/37-41/Partly Cloudy/Rain Late/58-62;
SUPER=X5001;


Barnes-Noble


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=sgo
TAPE#net (edit of 97-69)
GRAPHIC=NONE


There's a new place to curl up with a good book in the Roanoke Valley.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Barnes and Noble opened its door yesterday.
The store has its own blend of Starbucks coffee and a cafe where customers can sit down with a book, or a friend.
Store management hopes the relaxed atmosphere attracts customers.
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SOT 00:18:38
IN Q=We do invite

((JEANETTE ARSENAULT/STORE MANAGER: WE DO INVITE OUR CUSTOMERS TO COME IN AND BROWSE AS LONG AS THEY WOULD LIKE. WE HAVE SOFT, CUSHIONY CHAIRS FOR PEOPLE TO COME SIT IN AND READ BOOKS FOR PEOPLE TO COME SIT IN AND READ BOOKS ALL DAY IF THEY WOULD LIKE. ))
SUPER=01-Jeanette Arsenault/Store Manager;:00
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=would like.
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VO-NAT


Children's books were the most popular buy yesterday.
In fact, the store already sold out of two books about Halloween.
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SOT 00:26:19
IN Q=MY SON

((MARK FRYE/BOOK LOVER: MY SON IMMEDIATELY SPOTTED THE KIDS' SECTION. HE LOVES BOOKS AND SAW THE HALLOWEEN BOOKS OUT FRONT HERE. ))
SUPER=01-Mark Frye/Book Lover
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=front here.
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VO-NAT


The store has more than 130-thousand titles on its shelves.
It also has a music section, complete with listening stations.
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Skins


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#RS97-1
GRAPHIC=REDSKINS


The Washington Redskins have been hurting without offensive weapons Michael Westbrook and Terry Allen in the lineup, but there seems to be hope for this weekend.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC/August 31; :00


Terry Allen is listed as probable for this Sunday's contest at Chicago.
Allen has missed the past two games due to a Grade 1 sprain of his left knee.
In his absence Washington has lost two in a row.
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Ferrell


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#TF97-1
GRAPHIC=TECH FB


As if the Virginia Tech football team didn't have enough injury problems to deal with this week, now the Hokies will have to get along without the man who helps get the players well.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Miami, FL/Last December; :00


Tech head trainer Eddie Ferrell, who has held that position for the past 20 years, is being treated for "exhaustion with depression."
Tech's team doctor Duane Lagan says Ferrell will be away from the team for an undetermined period of time.
Along with Ferrell, at least five other key members of the Tech team will miss Saturday's game due to injuries.
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VHSL


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB97-1
GRAPHIC=VHSL


The V-H-S-L's executive committee conducted a survey of girls athletes throughout the state yesterday to help them plot the course for the future of girls sports in the Commonwealth.
Besides the girl's hoops vote yesterday, the V-H-S-L heard arguments from George Washington high school officials as they appealed to have an earlier ruling overturned.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=04-Friday Football Extra; :00


G-W was forced to forfeit three football games this season for using an ineligible player who lived outside the school district.
G-W officials say the student gave them a wrong address, but their appeal was denied yesterday and their forfeits must stand.
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ANCHOR=Patrick
SS=VHSL


And they may not be the only Triple-A power to miss the playoffs.
A report out of Hampton last night says the Crabbers football team is being investigated for using an ineligible player this season.
If the allegations are true, nationally ranked Hampton will miss the playoffs for the first time since 19-76.

Tyson


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=aje
TAPE#net (edit of 04:09:10)
GRAPHIC=Mike Tyson


Mike Tyson was sent to the hospital after a motorcycle accident in Connecticut.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


Officials say the former heavyweight champ suffered broken ribs when his motorcycle skidded as he exited a highway near Hartford.
Few other details were available about the accident, which reportedly occurred around rush hour.
Tyson will spend the night in the hospital.
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Oreos


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


Some youngsters are profiting from their ability to stack oreos.
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VO-NAT

05:03:49
SUPER=03-Orlando, FL;


Several people took part in a challenge to see how many oreos they could stack.
Two winners managed to stack 23 oreos and for that they each take home a 20-thousand dollar savings bond and a year's supply of oreo cookies. (----------------)