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ANCHOR=Keith

News 7 is coming your way next:
Rubber workers in Danville put the brakes on the company's Sunday production plans.
Goodyear threatens to make tracks- -leaving Danville in the dust.
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And Lee Cook's parents talk about the pride of their lives- -an athlete and scholar... accepting the fate of their son who died on the football field.
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Sports-head


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=none


In sports; the Express puts it's undefeated Roundhouse record on the line, character checks for both UVa and Tech,
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and district titles and playoff birtths are at stake in the high school ranks. Friday Football Extra comin right at ya in sports.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
SS=None


Clouds and drizzle to kick off the weekend. Details just ahead.

Goodyear


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-71
GRAPHIC=Goodyear


Goodyear employees in Danville have refused to work a "continous" schedule.
Last night's union vote could have some serious effects on a lot of southside families.
Double Boxes=Keith and Tina/Microwave


Tina Tenret is in our Danville newsroom.
How big a deal is this?
Live=Tina Full/Microwave
SUPER=@Tina1;
SUPER=05-Danville;


(Tina ad lib: heavy hitter -- if this tire company leaves town, it could puncture Danville's economy and leave many families jobless) ROLLCUE: MANY FAMILIES WITHOUT A PAYCHECK
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SOT 1:05
IN Q=This is more serious

((AUBREY FERRELL/CITY COUNCIL:THIS IS MORE SERIOUS THAN THIS COMMUNITY ... OUT OF THEIR JOBS))
SUPER=01-Aubrey Ferrell/City Council;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=out of their jobs
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VO-NAT ** Tina Mic Hot **
SUPER=03-Danville;


The Danville plant has 2100 employees and the highest pay rate in town -- according to the development council.
But without a continous work schedule, Goodyear managers say they cannot keep up with tire orders -- and may shut the plant down.
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SOT 4:48:02
IN Q=The issue remains

((KORI REED/COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR: THE ISSUE REMAINS... NEED))
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OUT Q=fill that need
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VO-NAT ** TINA MIC HOT **


Managers say switching to a continous work schedule might have meant 500 new jobs and 100 million more dollars pumped into Danville's Goodyear plant.
But union members say Goodyear ignored their needs -- by trying to force them to work on Sundays when many attend church.
They also say they would lose double-time pay on Sundays.
Making more tires would have been good for Goodyear -- but union members say there would be layoffs once those tires piled up.
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IN Q=They can be competitive

((BARRY BRIDGEN/UNION MEMBER: THEY CAN BE COMPETITIVE ... EITHER, DO I?))
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OUT Q=either do I
Live=Tina Full/Microwave
SUPER=05-Danville;


(Tina ad lib)
Double Boxes=Keith and Tina/Microwave




Cook


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-70
GRAPHIC=NONE


While many teenagers distance themselves from their parents, 16- year old Lee Cook was close to his folks.
Before the Pulaski County football player collapsed on the football field last month-- they say he talked about becoming a lawyer.
Tonight-- they'll watch as their son's number 77 jersey is retired.
Teresa Hamilton has our story.
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OUT Q=Hamilton, NEWS 7.

(( Judging by pictures--you might say, Lee Cook was born to play football.
At age seven-- he already looked the part.
And, while the sport was a large part of his life-- his father, Danny, says he had other interests, too.
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IN Q=He's

((DANNY COOK/LEE COOK'S FATHER: HE'S EVERY FATHER'S DREAM, HE WAS A CHRISTIAN BOY, HE WAS ATHLETIC, HE DID WELL IN SCHOOL, AND HE WAS JUST SOMEONE TO BE PROUD OF. ))
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OUT Q=proud of.


Regina Cook says her son especially enjoyed choir--
But it's her son's talent on the football field-- most people remember.
Ironically-- it was the sport that also contributed to his death.
Cook was there the night a rare medical phenomenon caused her son to collapse on the playing field.
A medical examiner determined Cook was hit in the chest at the same split second his heart was electrically re-charging itself for another beat.
But Cook says parents shouldn't be alarmed.
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SOT
IN Q=When it's your

((REGINA COOK/LEE COOK'S MOTHER:WHEN IT'S YOUR TIME TO GO, GOD IS GOING TO MAKE THAT DECISION AND IT DOESN'T MATTER WHETHER YOU'RE DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD, IN AN AIRPLANE, PLAYING FOOTBALL OR WHATEVER. )) BUTT BUTT BUTT ((ALL YOU CAN DO IS PUT YOUR TRUST IN GOD TO HELP YOU COPE WITH WHATEVER HAPPENS))
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=whatever happens.


A football scholarship has been estbalished in Lee's memory--
His parents hope to raise 10- thousand dollars-- so far, more than four thousand has been donated.
Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Pulaski County.))

Nelson-Vandalism


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-67
GRAPHIC=NONE


Students in Nelson County got an unexpected holiday after vandals paid an overnight visit to Nelson County High School.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Nelson Co.


Authorities say two fire extinguishers were discharged in a hallway and stairwell at the school.
Cleanup was going to take several hours to complete so the students were sent home early.
Because the same buses are used for other schools, every student in the county got a half day off.
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((DAVID FRANCIS/NELSON CO. H.S. PRINCIPAL: AND IT WAS GOING TO BE SO LATE IN THE DAY TO GET IT DONE THAT THE DECISION WAS MADE TO DISMISS SCHOOL EARLY AND UNFORTUNATELY IN A SMALL SCHOOL DIVISION LIKE THIS, IF YOU DISMISS ONE, BECAUSE OF THE BUSES, YOU SHUT DOWN THE WHOLE SYSTEM.))
SUPER=01-David Francis/Nelson Co. H.S. Principal; :00
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=the whole system.
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Investigators aren't sure how the vandals got into the school.
They're also looking into the possible theft of some computer equipment from a classroom.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE


Still to come on the newscast, Governor-elect Jim Gilmore says he will work hard to fill George Allen's shoes,
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and in the last part of our look at life during the Civil War, we'll see what it took to save a historic Bedford home.
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3-Woman's-War


ANCHOR=KEITH
NEWSCAST=SIX
WRITER=DAL
TAPE#97-83
GRAPHIC=A Woman's War


Historic Avenel withstood the Civil War and Reconstruction and entered the new century with new owners.
The stately Bedford home would rise to greatness once again only to decline.
But as Denise Allen reports in the final part of her series A Woman's War, Take Fullscreen A Woman's War it's the tenacious ladies of the past who save the mansion with their words and maybe even their presence.
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Stocks


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=sly
TAPE#=None
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On Wall Street, the stock market finished the week with a steep decline. TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE
The Dow dropped almost 102 points to close for the week at 75-hundred-81.
NASDAQ lost 21 points.
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Gilmore


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-69
GRAPHIC=Gilmore


Since being elected governor Tuesday, Jim Gilmore's been to Washington, New York, and back to Richmond.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Finally, this afternoon, the family split for a weekend getaway.
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SOT 20:28:37
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((GOV.-ELECT JIM GILMORE: JUST A FEW DAYS. IT'S HARD WHEN THE KIDS ARE IN SCHOOL. EVERBODY KEEPS WRITING ME LETTERS AND SAYING TAKE TWO WEEKS OFF AND THIS KIND OF THING. BUT THE FACT IS THAT THE BOYS ARE IN SCHOOL AND THAT'S OUR TOP PRIORITY AS A FAMILY.))
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OUT Q=as a family.
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Gilmore says the whole family will be back at work and school Monday -- and he's eager to get started.
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IN Q=It's humbling

((GOV.-ELECT JIM GILMORE: IT'S HUMBLING AND THRILLING ALL AT THE SAME TIME. THE PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA HAVE PUT A GREAT TRUST IN ME AND THE PEOPLE AROUND ME, AND WE WILL DELIVER.))
SUPER=@Gilmore;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=will deliver.
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Gilmore says he's NOT ready for much compromise on his car tax cut promise.
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Bassett


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#97-71
GRAPHIC=NONE


It's been a historic week in Virginia, with Republicans sweeping to victory in Tuesday's election.
That same day, WDBJ-7 marked a historic occasion as well...the retirement of George Bassett.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-1990


George has been in charge of our sales department the past ten years.
But many of you remember him best as our weatherman in the late seventies.
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IN Q=We do have some

((GEORGE BASSETT/NEWS-7 WEATHERMAN: WE DO HAVE SOME FORECASTED HIGH TEMPERATURES FOR TOMORROW IN OUR REGION. YOU CAN SEE THE 80'S ARE GOING TO BE DOWN IN THE SOUTHERN PART OF THE UNITED STATES JUST MISSING OUR AREA.))
SUPER=01-George Bassett/News-7 Weatherman;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=missing our area.
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And you'll also recall that George was host of the original Klassroom Kwiz.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE


George Bassett's talents as a broadcaster and sales executive have enriched our lives for more than a quarter of a century.
We'll miss him, and we wish him all the best.

Sports tease


ANCHOR=steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=none


The final week of the friday football Extra regular season is here; Roanoke Catholic talks about their playoff scenario,
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and Virginia Tech can dive into the post season; but first a Hurricane comes to Blacksburg. Previews of both tech and UVa's games in a few.
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S-Bath


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-18
GRAPHIC=FFE


The Roanoke Valley and the Blue Ridge district championships are on the line tonight.
In Buena Vista; Bath County can clinch the Pioneer district crown.
But first; the Charges must defeat tough Parry McCluer on the Fighting Blues home turf.
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IN Q="Playing Parry McCluer

((STEVE ISAACS/BATH COUNTY HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-Steve Isaacs/Bath County Head Coach; :00
RUNS=:27
OUT Q=...evenly matched"
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S-Catholic


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-19
GRAPHIC=FFE LOGO


The Celtics of Roanoke Catholic are already headed to the Virginia Independent school playoffs for the fourth straight year.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Celtics vs Raiders; :


Catholic finished the regular season with a 5 and 5 record including a shutout victory over cross town rival North Cross.
In that game Catholic ran right at the Raiders offense and that's the game plan tomorrow against Greenbrier Christian from Chesapeake.
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IN Q="We're going

((JOHN COOKE/CATHOLIC HEAD COACH: ))
SUPER=01-John Cooke/Catholic Head Coach; :
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OUT Q=.....or passing."
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VO-NAT (cont.)


This game is special for the players who want to show the school and the valley that they are capable of making a run at another state title.
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SOT
IN Q="A lot of

((MATT PECK/CATHOLIC LINEMAN: ))
SUPER=01-Matt Peck/Catholic Lineman; :
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OUT Q=........this year."
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S-Roll


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#FB97-4
GRAPHIC=FFE


The high school football season saved the best for last in many respects tonight. Several district championships and playoff spots will be decided this evening. Our Friday Football Extra team will bring you highlights from 14 games.
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SOT
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RUNS=:27
OUT Q=...LOGO COME FULL.
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S-UVA


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=VF97-1
GRAPHIC=ACC


Florida State plays North Carolina tomorrow in ACC action.
SS=UVa football


Virginia hosts Georgia Tech tomorrow at 3:30 in another crucial conference battle.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/Tarheels vs. Yellow Jackets; :00


The Cavaliers will focus on rambling wreck quarterback Joe Hamilton and a versatile offense.
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SOT
IN Q="They

((GEORGE WELSH/UVA HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-George Welsh/UVa Head Coach; :00
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=...for him"
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VO-NAT(Con't)
SUPER=03-College Park, MD/Cavaliers vs. Terrapins;


George Tech must contend with the athletic Aaron Brooks and their own offense troubles.
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((GEORGE O'LEARY/GEORGIA TECH HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-George O'Leary/Georgia Tech Head Coach; :00
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OUT Q=...will be fine"
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S-Tech


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=TF97-1
GRAPHIC=Big East


Crucial games will also kick off in the Big east tomorrow,
SS=Tech


The 20th ranked Virginia Tech Hokies are at lane stadium tomorrow for 6:10 kickoff against conference rival Miami.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00


Tech is coming off an impressive win over UAB and faces a Miami team that has won four straight and three consecutive conference battles.
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((FRANK BEAMER/VA. TECH HEAD COACH:)) ((RYAN CLEMENT/MIAMI QUARTERBACK:))
SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Virginia Tech Head Coach; :00
SUPER=01-Ryan Clement/Miami Quarterback; :17
RUNS=:24
OUT Q=...we're gonna try"
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S-Express


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=ICE-98
GRAPHIC=Express/Dayton


The Express begins a double dip at the Roundhouse this weekend tonight starting with Dayton in a 7:30 face off.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00


The 4 and 1 Express will start Dave Gagnon in net. Gags is 2 and OH on the season.
Also; speedy center Jeff Loder has practiced all week on a bruised right foot and should play against a tough 4 and 4 Dayton team.
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Promo


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
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TAPE#Promo


Some consumers may not be thinking of Christmas yet, but many toy stores are and they're already stocking their shelves with the latest toys for the youngest of consumers.
(toss to Jean)
Double Boxes=Keith and Jean/Newsroom


Jean Jadhon is here to tell you what's hot this year.
Live=Jean Full/Newsroom
SUPER=@Jean1;


Last year it was Tickle Me Elmo,
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but this year local toy merchants say Elmo may have some competition with another Sesame Street Character.
We'll also find out about some of those hard to get toys that are sure to be on many parents' lists as the holidays approach.
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Talent=Jean


We'll have the story, and more tonight on News 7 at 11. Keith?
Talent=Keith

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