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News-head

ANCHOR=Eric
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Up next on News 7 at 11.
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More threats from Iraq as the U.S. prepares to send spy planes over the country.
Is a combination of chemicals behind the mysterous gulf war illness?
And some Blacksburg pre-schoolers are helping foreign students break the languate barrier.
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ANCHOR=Eric
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News 7 at 11 is next.

US-Iraq


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=NET
GRAPHIC=Iraq Conflict

edit-15.17.25
Iraq is intensifying it's anti-American rhetoric as the chance of a military showdown increases between the two countries.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Baghdad, Iraq;


About three thousand people took part in a demonstration in Bagdad today.
Protestors insisted the whole population is behind Saddam in the face of threatened military airstrikes from Washington.
Tension between the two nations continues with Iraq blocking U-S team members of the United Nations team inspecting Iraqi weapons.
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ANCHOR=Eric
SS=Iraq Conflicts


Iraq's Deputy Prime Minister Tariq Aziz (TAH'-rihk ah-ZEEZ') is quoted as saying that Iraq would try to shoot down American planes when surveillance flights resume next week.


War-Illness


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Gulf War Syndrome


While tensions increase in Iraq, scientists in the U.S. are still unraveling a mystery from the Gulf War, the illness called Gulf War syndrome.
The latest research seems to point to a drug interaction.
Reporter Chris Garrett has more.
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SUPER=01-Ricky Cox/Gulf War Veteran; :18
SUPER=19-Chris Garrett; :37
SUPER=01-Dr. Mohamed Abu-Donia/Duke University; 1:17
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in at 20:01:23 "Ricky Cox is"
out at 20:01:59 "twice his age"
in at 20:02:50 beginning of standup continue to end of story outcue is "what it is" total run time should be in the neighborhood of 1:37
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ANCHOR=Eric
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The interaction between the drugs is also being studied at Virginia Tech's College of Veterinary Medicine.

HIV-Teens


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=AIDS


Officials in the town where a man infected teenage girls with the HIV virus are concerned about the psychological impact on residents.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Jamestown, NY;


County officials have tested more than a thousand people for HIV in the past week, but they're warning people not to use in-home HIV test kits.
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((ROBERT BERKE/HEALTH COMMISSIONER; THE PROBLEM WITH IT OF COURSE IS THAT THERE'S NO PRE-TEST COUNSELING EXCEPT THE LITERATURE THAT COMES WITH IT AND THERE'S NO POST TEST COUNSELING. WE ARE CONCERNED THAT PEOPLE WHO MAY OR MAY NOT HAVE RISKY BEHAVIOR AND MAY OR MAY NOT HAVE A POSITIVE RESULT, USE THIS TEST, GET A RESULT AND SIT THERE WITH IT. ))
SUPER=01-Robert Berke/Health Commissioner;
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Rite-Aid drug stores have been offering free HIV home-test kits in the western New York area.
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Int'l-Pedophile


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=NET
GRAPHIC=Child Abuse


Investigators in Italy discovered a pedophile ring active in at least 12 countries.
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VO-NAT


The investigation based in Milan found that most of the children used in the ring are from Asia.
Prosecutor Pietro Forno said they discovered the ring last April and it's believed to be the biggest of its kind operating in Europe.
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IN Q=There's no evidence

((DAVID AULD/ANTI-SLAVERY INTERNATIONAL: THERE'S NO EVIDENCE OF LARGE NUMBERS OF KIDS IN THE BROTHELS, WHAT IS CLEAR HOWEVER THAT ELSEWHERE IN THE WORLD THERE ARE THOUSANDS PERHAPS HUNDREDS OF CHILDREN BEING TRAFFICKED FROM NEPAL INTO INDIA FOR THE BROTHEL COMMUNITY IN BOMBAY, THERE ARE CHILDREN BEING TRAFFICKED FROM PAKISTAN, BANGLEDESH INTO THE GULF.))
SUPER=01-David Auld/Anti-Slavery International;
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Prosecutors indicted a Japanese man and a Chinese woman caught trying to kidnap and smuggle a 12 year old Chinese girl through Milan to Miami. The child told authorities that her parents sold her.
Police said her ultimate destination was the sex trade in Miami but did not provide any details.
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ANCHOR=Eric
SS=Child Abuse


Authorities have issued warrants for the arrest of three Italians allegedly working with the ring and three Japanese linked to the operation.



Car-Tax


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=97-68
GRAPHIC=Jim Gilmore


Jim Gilmore's "No Car Tax" promise hit home with many voters, who took the newly elected governor at his word.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


Now that Gilmore is the governor-elect, some taxpayers have been calling their local commissioners of revenue asking if they have to pay their car taxes.
The answer is yes. Gilmore doesn't have the authority to do away with the car tax. That's up to the General Assembly.
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PreSchoolers


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-71
GRAPHIC=Education


Some Blacksburg preschoolers are easing the language barrier for a group of international students at Radford University.
Teresa Hamilton has the story.
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SUPER=03-Radford/Friday; :00
SUPER=01-Justine McConnell/Blacksburg Day Care; :38
SUPER=01-Cristina Pantin/International Student; :56
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OUT Q=NEWS 7, Radford.

(( Field trips are an adventure for preschoolers at Blacksburg Day Care.
A trip to Radford University on Friday was no exception.
The children spent the morning sharing American songs with students enrolled in the college's English Language Institute.
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((HI, HO, THE DAIRY'O, THE WIFE TAKES A CHILD. ))
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The college level students, who are from countries, as far away as Japan and Venezuela, usually travel to Blacksburg to share their native culture with the youngsters.
But this go 'round-- the children decided to do the traveling.
It's all part of a pilot program-- designed to educate the children about other countries.
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((HOW DO YOU SPEAK IN SPANISH?UNO...DEAS. ))
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The exchange has been equally beneficial for the international students, who've found communicating with the children, has actually helped their English.
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IN Q=My favorite

((CRISTINA PANTIN/INTERNATIONAL STUDENT:MY FAVORITE PART IS THAT THEY ARE THE BEST TEACHERS WE HAVE BECAUSE THEY SPEAK WITH A VERY EASY LANGUAGE FOR US, THEY CAN TEACH US DIFFERENT THINGS, THAT WE DON'T KNOW WITH A LOT OF LOVE, THEY EXPRESS A LOT OF LOVE FOR US, IT'S GREAT. ))
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OUT Q=it's great.


Organizers hope to expand the program to include other day care centers in the New River Valley.
Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Radford.))

Med-Society


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#=97-73
GRAPHIC=Medical News


All cases of food borne E-coli related illnesses should be reported to the State Health Department.
That's one of several recommendations made today by the Medical Society of Virginia.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bath Co.;


The group is holding its annual meeting this weekend at the Homestead Resort in Bath County.
Members would also like to see the appropriate governmental state agencies implement a policy concerning high speed police chases.
They recommend law enforcement officers receive special training regarding pursuits.
The group's president says it makes recommendations to give people an idea of how Virginia's physicians stand on particular issues.
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IN Q=The information

((DR. CAROL SHAPIRO/MEDICAL SOCIETY OF VA. PRESIDENT: THE INFORMATION CAN BE SENT TO ANYBODY WHO WANTS TO KNOW WHAT IS THE POLICY OR THINKING OF VIRGINIA PHYSICIANS, IT CAN BE BUSINESSES, IT CAN BE LEGISLATORS, IT CAN BE EDUCATORS, IT CAN BE HEALTH, HEALTH AREAS OF THE GOVERNMENT TODAY.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Carol Shapiro/Medical Society of VA Pres.; :00
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OUT Q=some ideas.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Madison Heights/Aug. 18;


This summer, a high speed police pursuit that began in Lynchburg ended in two fatalities when the suspects crashed in Madison Heights-- ejecting both people.
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Fish-Hatchery


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#=97-76
GRAPHIC=none


Striped bass fishermen in Virginia have cause for celebration.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Brookneal;


Earlier this week, ground was broken on a new striped bass fish hatchery in Brookneal.
The 2- point- 3 million dollar project will replace the old hatchery which was severely damaged by flooding two years ago.
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SOT 11:41:44
IN Q=Hopefully they'll

((BILL WOODFIN/VGIF DIRECTOR: HOPEFULLY THEY'LL SEE A CONSTANT SOURCE OF STRIPED BASS, THEY WON'T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT THE WEATHER, THEY WON'T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT FLOODING, AND WHETHER OR NOT THAT WILL ALTER OUR STOCKING REGIME. AND WE'LL BE ABLE TO PROVIDE A GOOD SERVICE FOR THEM.))
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OUT Q=service for them.
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The new hatchery will be named for Delegate Vic Thomas who played a major role in securing the funds for its construction.
Thomas says Brookneal will be one of only three places in the country that produce striped bass.
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IN Q=This will be

((DEL. VIC THOMAS/D- ROANOKE: THIS IS UNIQUE AND WE'RE MAKING GOOD USE OF IT AND NOW WE WON'T CONTINUE TO BE WASHED OUT BY FLOODS.))
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The new hatchery will be located above the flood plain, but close enough to the Staunton River to take advantage of the bass's spawning area.
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WebWatch


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#WebWatch
GRAPHIC=Web Watch


A legal verdict bound for the Internet has legal analysts watching the web.
The judges ruling in the au pair murder case will be issued on line, instead of in court.
More in this week's edition of WebWatch.
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INtro
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(( Judge Hiller Zobel's ruling will come on Monday at the earliest, and when it does, it will appear here first, on the Lawyer's Weekly website.
News of an on-line ruling initially crashed the site earlier this week, but Lawyer's Weekly has added capacity, deleted graphics, and set up mirror sites to help handle the load next week.

The new chairman of the FCC appears to be Internet friendly.
During his first day in office, Bill Kennard said the government should leave the Internet alone, and not squelch the new technology.
Kennard is asking people to tell him what they think, by sending him e-mail on his new FCC web page.

If you're gearing up for tonight's Holyfield-Moorer fight, Showtime's boxing site has details about the bout... including the strategies each fighter will have to follow to win.
They'll have live round-by-round scoring during the fight itself.

To get there before the bell rings, the links are on the WebWatch page, on the WDBJ website at WWW-dot-WDBJ7-dot-com.))

Achievement-Week


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=tja
TAPE#=97-72
GRAPHIC=Education


Omega Psi Phi-- a national black fraternity-- is continuing its 67-year tradition of recognizing young scholars.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The Achievement Week Program sponsored by the fraternity gave out cash awards at William Fleming High School for the three best essays from local high schools.
The theme this year-- " Political and Economic Challenges."
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((DORSEY C. MILLER/ PRESIDENT OMEGA PSI PHI FRATERNITY; OUR SECOND CARDINAL PRINCIPAL IS SCHOLARSHIP AND IT IS VERY IMPORTANT BECAUSE AS I SAID IN MY REMARKS THIS EVENING I MEAN THIS MORNING, WE GIVE A LOT OF RECOGNITION TO ATHLETES BUT SCHOLARSHIP IS MUCH MORE IMPORTANT IT LASTS A LIFETIME. ))
SUPER=03-Dorsey C. Miller/ President Omega Psi Phi Fraternity
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OUT Q=a lifetime.
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IN Q=If you

((DORSEY C. MILLER/ PRESIDENT OMEGA PSI PHI FRATERNITY;IF YOU GET INVOLVED IN ACHIEVEMENTS I UNDERSTAND SUGGS WHO IS YOUR OUTSTANDING ATHLETE WITH 3.5 AVERAGE THATS GREAT HE RECOGNIZES I'M SURE THAT HIS FOOTBALL CAREER MAY END ONE DAY BUT IF HE GETS IT IN HIS HEAD THAT MAY LAST A LIFETIME.))
SUPER=01-Dorsey C. Miller/ President Omega Psi Phi Fraternity
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OUT Q=a lifetime.
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The contest was open to everyone. The project tries to develop manhood by inspiring participants.
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S-Tech


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#TF97-1
GRAPHIC=Tech Football


Virginia Tech beat Miami 27 to 25 tonight to join Florida State and Notre Dame as the only schools to ever beat the Hurricanes 3 years in a row.
Mike Stevens has more.
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SUPER=01-Pierson Prioleau/Game Saving Interception; 1:56
SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Virginia Tech Head Coach; 2:10
SUPER=@Mike1; 2:20
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S-UVA


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=FB97-4
GRAPHIC=UVa football


Virginia took the sting out of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets tonight; beating the Rambling Wreck 35-31. Steve Mason has more from Charlottesville.
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IN Q=first audio
SUPER=03-Charlottesville/Yellow Jackets vs. Cavaliers; :00
SUPER=01-Aaron Brooks/Threw 4 Touchdown Passes; :26
SUPER=36-Virginia/35/Georgia Tech/31; :47
SUPER=01-Anthony Poindexter/Had 12 Tackles; 1:15(QUICK!)
SUPER=01-George Welsh/UVa Head Coach; 1:19
SUPER=@Steve1; 1:24
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OUT Q=...News 7 sports"
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S-Keydets


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#FB97-1
GRAPHIC=VMI Logo


Time is running out for V-M-I to get its first win of the Season. This afternoon Appalachain State beat the Keydets 42 to 7 in Lexington.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Lexington/Keydets vs Mountaineers; :


The Keydet marching band marched into Alumni Memorial Stadium with their heads high.
On the Third play of their first possession, Appy State's Gerrod Hardy takes the handoff and he's off to the races for the 70 yard touchdown run to make it 7 to nothing after the Extra point.
Then after an interception the Mountaineers marched down the field Hardy takes the option pitch to score his second Touchdown of the game and the Mountaineers led 14 to nothing.
Appy State added another touchdown SUPER=36-Appalachian

State/42/VMI/7/;in the second quarter Bake Baker takes it in on the quarterback Sneak to make it 21 to nothing and the Mountaineers win it 42 to 7.
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S-College


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#FB97-3
GRAPHIC=NONE
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-University Park, PA/ABC SPORTS; :


An upset at University Park in Pennsylvania today.
Fourth ranked Michigan held second ranked Penn State scoreless in a 31 to nothing win over the Nittany Lions.
For all the scores lets check the boards.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
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And coming up, William Byrd is the Blue Ridge District girls basketball champion while up in Christiansburg this afternoon Floyd County beat Glenvar for the Three Rivers title.
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And tonight at the Roundhouse the Express put its undefeated home record on the line against Louisville.
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S-Express


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#ICE-98
GRAPHIC=Roanoke Express


The Roanoke Express is undefeated at the Roundhouse and the Louisville River Frogs came to town tonight to change that.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Express vs River Frogs; :


It was Mascot night at the Roundhouse and the valley's best were out tonight.
The River Frogs got on the board first when Peter Roed took the slap shot Daniel Berthiaume makes the save but Terry Lidgren gets the rebound and scores to make it 1 to nothing.
But the Express would come back as SUPER=38-Roanoke/1/Louisville/3/;Jeff

Loder receives the puck and scores on the shot to tie it at 1 to 1 after two periods and Louisville wins it 3 to 1.
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S-Girls


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#Girl-97
GRAPHIC=Girls Hoops


Floyd County won the Three Rivers Tournament championship this afternoon in Christiansburg.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Christiansburg/Floyd Co. vs Glenvar; :


After surrendering the regular season title to Glenvar Floyd County was anxious to get even this afternoon.
Number 14 Michele Quesenberry the junior guard hits this three pointer to give Floyd a double digit lead in the first quarter.
Glenvar would have to fight up hill the entire first half finally Erika Hale beats the Buffalo pressure with the driving lay in.
But Julie Sowers, who scored a school record 48 points In the semi
SUPER=34-Floyd Co./56/Glenvar/50/;finals was hot again today she hits the

long three pointer and Floyd Goes on to win it 56 to 50. Both teams advance to next weeks Region C tournament.
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Video


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=lfi
TAPE#=NET
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A mountain in Nepal proved to be a dangerous playground--
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VO-NAT
SUPER=75-Annapurna Mt., Nepal;

for three mountain climbers this week. Two of the climbers were smothered in this avalanche and their friend caught it all on tape before dashing into his tent to escape the cascading snow.
The two climbers made their way out of the avalanche and reunited with their friend when the snow settled.
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