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Cook

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


Pulaski County football player Lee Cook's death was caused by a blow to the chest.
But the medical examiner says it was nobody's fault.
Double Boxes=Melanie and Eric/Newsroom


Eric Earnhart is in our newsroom with details...
Live=Eric Full/Newsroom
SUPER=@eric1;


Melanie, Dr. David Oxley says Cook died because the blow to his chest caused a condition called Commotio Cordis... which makes the heart stop beating.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/October 17;


Cook collapsed after he was blocked during a game at Victory Stadium last month.
Dr. Oxley says the blow, which was a normal high school football block, hit his chest when his heart was electrically vulnerable, causing cardiac arrest.
He says he's also seen this condition in young baseball, lacrosse, and hockey players, and boxers.
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Live=Eric Full/Newsroom


Oxley says there was no way it could have been prevented... it was a normal football hit, and it was nobody's fault.
In a side note, the autopsy found no evidence of any drugs, alcohol or steroids in Lee Cook's system... Melanie...

Bramblett


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


The prosecutor in the trial of Earl Bramblett presented his case today in support of a death sentence for the 55- year- old killer.
Double Boxes=Melanie and Keith/Microwave


Keith Humphry is at the Roanoke County court house.
Live=Keith Full/Microwave
SUPER=@Keith1;
SUPER=05-Salem;
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Double Boxes=Melanie and Keith/Microwave
(Q: What about the story of the missing girls that Bramblett was questioned

about in the 80s?)

IRAQ


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


Iraq is giving up some ground in its standoff with the U-S.
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VO-NAT


The U-N Secretary-General says Iraq has agreed to accept a three member U-N team, which will try to defuse tensions over U-S weapons inspectors.
SUPER=03-Baghdad, Iraq;


Baghdad today blocked the entrance of a U-N weapons team, saying an American member was a spy.
The inspections are key to the lifting of economic sanctions.
Meantime, some Top Congressional leaders are suggesting military action and the U-S is repositioning its naval power.
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OK-TRIAL


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=ok bombing trial


Opening statements have begun in the second Oklahoma City bombing trial.
Terry Nichols is accused of helping Timothy McVeigh make the massive bomb that brought down the Murrah Federal building.
Dave Fehling reports from Denver.
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11:30 update window
SUPER=03-Denver, CO; :00
SUPER=01-John Walsh/CBS News Legal Consultant;
SUPER=01-Dave Fehling/Reporting;1:19
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OUT Q=CBS NEWS, DENVER.

((IN THE EARLY MORNING COLORADO COLD, THERE WERE WARM HUGS AS THE VICTIMS FAMILIES GATHERED ONCE AGAIN FOR TRIAL. TERRY NICHOLS IS FIGHTING CHARGES THAT HE HELPED TIM MCVEIGH BUY, STEAL, AND ASSEMBLE THE EXPLOSIVES USED IN THE TRUCK BOMB THAT WIPED OUT THE OKLAHOMA CITY FEDERAL BUILDING AND 168 OF THE PEOPLE INSIDE. THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS CALLED NICHOLS AN ORDINARY MAN ACCUSED OF AN EXTRAORDINARY CRIME. FEDERAL PROSECUTORS DO NOT HAVE ANY EYEWITNESSES WHO SAW NICHOLS HELPING BUILD THE BOMB, BUT LEGAL ANALYST JOHN WALSH SAYS THAT DOESN'T MEAN THEIR CASE IS WEAK.
JOHN WALSH, CBS NEWS LEGAL CONSULTANT: "THEIR CASE IS CIRCUMSTANTIAL IN THAT SENSE, BUT IT IS VERY POWERFUL BECAUSE THERE IS SO MUCH EVIDENCE ALL POINTING IN THE DIRECTION OF TERRY NICHOLS KNOWING INVOLVEMENT IN THIS CRIME."
NICHOLS' LAWYER, MICHAEL TIGAR, CONSIDERED ONE OF THE NATION'S BEST, IS EXPECTED TO SHOW NICHOLS AS A MAN WHO WAS HIGHLY CRITICAL OF THE GOVERNMENT BUT WHO WOULD NEVER TAKE PART IN A BOMBING. THEY'LL ADMIT THERE WERE EXPLOSIVES ON HIS FARM BUT THAT THEY WERE USED TO CLEAR TREES... AND THEY'LL SAY NICHOLS WAS A FRIEND BUT NOT A CLOSE ONE TO TIM MCVEIGH WHO A PREVIOUS JURY SENTENCED TO DEATH. TERRY NICHOLS, THEY'LL ARGUE, IS NO TIM MCVEIGH.
WALSH:"TERRY NICHOLS IS A MAN WITH A FAMILY, HE HAS KIDS, HE WORKS HARD ON A FARM, WHEREAS TIM MCVEIGH WAS OUT DRIVING AROUND ALMOST IN AN AIMLESS WAY, UNATTACHED TO OTHER PEOPLE. CBS News, Denver.))


CIA-Shooting


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=aje
TAPE#net (edit of 11:04:53)
GRAPHIC=legal scales


A Pakistani man has pleaded innocent today to capital murder and nine other charges in the C-I-A shootings trial.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Fairfax;


Mir Aimal Kasi (meer eye-MAHL' KAH'-see) is accused of opening fire with a A-K 47 rifle on employees headed to work at the agency in 19-93.
Two workers were killed and three others wounded in the attack.
Kasi (KAH'-see) could receive the death penalty.
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AU-PAIR


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


In Britain, a massive campaign is underway to reduce the life sentence au- pair Louise Woodward received Friday after being found guilty of killing an eight- month- old boy in her care.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Elton, England;


In her hometown of Elton volunteers collected nearly 200-thousand dollars.
SUPER=03-Cambridge, MA/Last Week;


The judge in the case has asked lawyers for both sides to submit written motions today ahead of tomorrow's hearing.
At that proceeding he could issue one of four possible rulings: uphold the conviction, overturn it, reduce the conviction to manslaughter or order a new trial.
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10:03:09
IN Q=

((MARTHA COAKLEY, WOODWARD CO-PROSECUTOR: OUR POSITION IS THAT THE VERDICT IS SOUND, THAT IT WAS BASED IN EVIDENCE THAT IT WAS THE RIGHT DECISION AND AT THIS TIME RECALL WE'RE THE ONES WHO WANTED THE JURY TO HAVE THE OPTION OF DETERMINING MANSLAUGHTER. ))
SUPER=01-Martha Coakley/Woodward Co-Prosecutor
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=of determining manslaughter.
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VO-NAT


The jury found Woodward guilty last Thursday of second degree murder.
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Ward-System


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=tja
TAPE#97-
GRAPHIC=roanoke city


With election day only one day away, the Committee for Better Representation held a press conference today to encourage the public to vote yes.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


They say a vote yes for the Wards-System is the right vote for Roanoke City.
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SOT=01:02:01
IN Q=Many people

((BILL BESTPITCH/ COMMITTEE FOR BETTER REPRESENTATION; MANY PEOPLE WOULD DRIVE THROUGH THIS AREA AND LOOK AT WHAT'S HAPPENING RIGHT NOW WITH THE SENSE THAT THERE ARE SOME REAL IMPROVEMENTS HAPPENING: NEW STREETS, NEW SIDEWALKS , NEW LANDSCAPES IT'S WHAT THEY DON'T SEE THAT WE REALLY HAVE CONCERNED ABOUT.))
SUPER=01-Bill Bestpitch/Committee for Better Representation;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=concerned about
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VO-NAT


They say passing the referendum will give the average citizen the opportunity to make suggestions in their area.
Opponents of the ward system counter that the new system would pit city neighborhoods against each other.
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MIR-WALK


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


Two cosmonauts aboard Mir stepped outside for a spacewalk this morning.
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VO-NAT


They successfully removed a worn-out solar panel on the space station.
The replacement is part of an ongoing operation to boost Mir's power supply.
It was cut nearly in half in a cargo ship accident in June.
The Mir crew will install a new solar panel during a second spacewalk Thursday.
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Preview-Elections


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=net (edit of 97-67)
GRAPHIC=election '97


With less than a day left before the polls open- the candidates are campaigning full strength.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Christiansburg/Saturday;


Both gubernatorial candidates were in Southwest Virginia this weekend.
Beyer's opponent Republican Jim Gilmore has put the issue of the personal property tax in the spotlight.
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SOT 2:16:30
IN Q=EVERYBODY HAS TO

((HARRY WILSON/ROANOKE COLLEGE POL. SCIENCE DEPT.: EVERYBODY HAS TO COME BACK TO THE CAR TAX. THE CAR TAX IS THE ISSUE THAT HAS CAUGHT ON WITH PEOPLE. GILMORE REALLY STRUCK A CORD THERE. PEOPLE SAY HE EVEN CREATED THE ISSUE HIMSELF. BUT PEOPLE ARE REALLY PICKING UP ON THE CAR TAX.))
SUPER=01-Harry Wilson/Roanoke College Pol. Sci. Dept.;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=ON THE CAR TAX
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Saturday;


The Republican candidates for Lieutenant Governor and Attorney General are hoping Gilmore's coattails will make the difference.
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Beyer


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=sgo
TAPE#97-76
GRAPHIC=election 97


With polls showing he's down by as many as 12-points, Don Beyer says it's time to "put the pedal to the metal."
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


The Democratic nominee for governor was in Roanoke this morning.
At a breakfast with other Democratic candidates, Beyer took on Republican Jim Gilmore's plan to eliminate the property tax on cars.
Beyer said the plan gives the average Virginian only 45-dollars in tax relief next year.
He asked undecided voters to see the car tax as a "gimmick."
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SOT 13:08:53
IN Q=Twenty-four percent

((DON BEYER/DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR: TWENTY-FOUR PERCENT OF THE PEOPLE ARE STILL UNDECIDED. I'VE JUST GOT TO HOPE PEOPLE -- AND TRUST THAT PEOPLE -- WILL DO THE RIGHT THING. THEY'RE NOT GOING TO THROW AWAY ALL THE EDUCATION, THE ENVIRONMENT, THE ROADS, THE JOBS FOR $45 IN TAX RELIEF. ))
SUPER=@Beyer1;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=tax relief.
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VO-NAT


Beyer's getting some last-minute help from the nation's top Democrat.
President Clinton is campaigning with Beyer in Northern Virginia.
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Candidates


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#97-80
GRAPHIC=campaign 97

***ANCHOR TAG***
Voters have seen a great deal of the two main candidates for Governor as they put their best political foot forward.
Steve Pardon had a chance to sit down with Democrat Don Beyer and Republican Jim Gilmore to get a more personal look at the two men vying to lead Virginia into the next century.
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IN Q=you're coming toward
SUPER=@gilmore1; :06
SUPER=@beyer1; :22
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OUT Q=lasagna, ha, ha, ha

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IN Q=you're coming toward
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OUT Q=my boys
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SOT Beyer 00:10:10
IN Q=the hardest thing
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=bed at night
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SOT Gilmore 59:42:08
IN Q=what are your
RUNS=:23
OUT Q=that kind of thing
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SOT Beyer 1:06:07
IN Q=three things I
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=very old
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SOT Gilmore 1:00:12:11
IN Q=who's your favorite
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=just recently
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SOT Beyer 1:36:22
IN Q=it's been
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=amazing intimidator
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SOT Gilmore 1:00:27:20
IN Q= what's your
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=veal
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SOT beyer 1:53:09
IN Q=more than
RUNS=:02
OUT Q=lasagna))
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


Both candidates said if they do not win tomorrow they'll go back to their non-political jobs.
Don Beyer will return to his automobile dealerships and Jim Gilmore to his work as a lawyer. WEATHER
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Common-Sense


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=sgo
TAPE#Common Sense
GRAPHIC=Common Sense


Small-cap stocks are a popular--but risky--way to invest in the stock market.
Scott Goldberg has more in this week's edition of Common Sense.
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IN Q=Investing
SUPER=@Scott1; :00
SUPER=01-Ben Hartman/Edward D. Jones Investments; :20
RUNS=1:04
OUT Q=Scott Goldberg

(( Investing in small-cap stocks is investing in smaller companies.
When they grow, they tend to get rich quick.
But when they drop, it's not unusual to lose five percent in one day.
Ben Hartman of Edward D. Jones says if you don't trust yourself to take that kind of risk, one option is a small-cap mutual fund.
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SOT 11:22:44

From "Stock Market 1" tape
IN Q= A Small cap fund

((BEN HARTMAN/EDWARD D. JONES INVESTMENTS: A SMALL-CAP FUND IS A PROFESSIONALLY MANAGED MUTUAL FUND THAT INVESTS IN SMALLER COMPANIES THAT HAVE HIGH GROWTH POTENTIAL BUT ALSO HAVE HIGHER RISK ASSOCIATED WITH THEM THE SMALL-CAP STOCKS TYPICALLY, IF YOU LOOK BACK OVER THE LAST 30, 40, 50 YEARS, HAVE OUTPERFORMED THE LARGER CAP AND MID-CAP STOCKS, MAINLY BECAUSE THEY'RE ABLE TO GROW THEIR EARNINGS MORE RAPIDLY THAN THE LARGER COMPANIES.))
RUNS=:28
OUT Q=THE LARGER COMPANIES

If you're too busy to keep up with your portfolio, afraid of taking risks, or you're a rookie investor, you might want to stay away from small-caps.
These are for veteran investors with the time and energy to keep a close eye on their portfolios.
That's this week's Common Sense.
I'm Scott Goldberg.))
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Skins


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#net (edit of RS97-1)
GRAPHIC=Skins/Bears


Gus Frerotte passed for two touchdowns and Terry Allen rushed for 125 yards as the Redskins skinned the Bears 31 to 8.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/FOX Sports; :


The Skins scored on their first possession when Frerotte hit James Jenkins on the 9 yard touchdown pass to make it 7 to nothing in the first quarter.
After a punt return Washington moved into the red zone again. This time fullback Larry Bowie bulls his way into the endzone from the five yard line the Skins led 14 to nothing.
Terry Allen takes the handoff and picks up 34 yards.
That was the first of an 8 play SUPER=30-Washington/31/Chicago/8/; drive

that ended when Frerotte sneaks it over from the one to make it 24 to nothing and the Redskins win it 31 to 8.
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Panthers


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#net (edit of CP97-1)
GRAPHIC=Panthers/Raiders


The Carolina Panthers clawed their way to a 38 to 14 win over the Oakland Raiders.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC/Panthers vs Raiders; :


Leading 7 to nothing, Carolina's Fred Lane scores his second touchdown of the day on this 18 yard run and the Panthers took the 14 to nothing lead.
The Raiders came back Jeff George hooks up with Napoleon Kaufman who takes it into the house for the 25 yard scoring play to make it 21 to 7 Panthers.
Carolina continued with the running
SUPER=30-Carolina/38/Oakland/14/;game on this play Scott Green hits paydirt

from the 10 yard line to make it 28 to 7 and the Panthers win it 38 to 14.
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Race


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#net (edit of R-38)
GRAPHIC=Phoenix Logo


Dale Jarrett took the checkered flag yesterday in the Dura Lube 500.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Phoenix, AZ/TNN Sports; :


Bobby Hamilton was the leader after 75 laps of the race.
Jeff Gordon was in fourth place.
Rusty Wallace came back to challenge and was the leader of the race at the halfway mark.
Dale Jarrett took the lead from Wallace and pulled away from the field.
Jarrett conserved his fuel and held off Wallace winning the Dura Lube 500 for his seventh win of the season.
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ANCHOR=Patrick
SS=Hold Logo


Wallace was second, Hamilton third Ken Schrader fourth and Earnhardt fifth.

Golf


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#net (edit of S7-13)
GRAPHIC=PGA Tour Logo


The hottest golfer on the P-G-A tour for the last three weeks has been David Duval.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Houston, TX/ABC Sports;


Duval won for the third straight week yesterday when he captured the Tour Championship in Houston, Texas.
Duval shot a final round 68 yesterday finishing with a 273, 11 under par and a one shot win over Jim Furyk. Duval finished second on the Money list with 1 million 885 thousand 308 dollars.
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ANCHOR=Patrick
SS=Hold logo


The money title goes to Tiger Woods. He finished 12-th yesterday pushing his earnings to two million 66-thousand 833 dollars.

Pumpkin-Disposal


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


Now that Halloween is over-what should you do with your pumpkin?
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VO-NAT

05:01:02
SUPER=03-Wichita, KS;


Kansas Zoo officials have found a solution.
Meet the great pumpkin disposal.
Evidently the elephants find these leftover pumpkins to be a great treat.
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