Up next on News 7 at 11...
the First Lady's plane had to make an emergency landing tonight.
Iraq once again blocks U.S. weapons inspectors trying to enter a military
And the parents of Louise Woodward prepare for a possible ruling in her case
News 7 at 11 is next.
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A plane carrying the first lady had to make an emergency landing
tonight--returning to the U-S after experiencing engine problems.
Hillary Clinton was headed for the Soviet Union on a nine-day trip to
encourage economic development in the region.
The plane was a Boeing 707 used as Air Force One dating back to the Nixon
The light came on signaling problems with the plane's engine, then the pilot
began dumping fuel a few minutes after takeoff.
The plane was forced to land back at Andrews Air Force base about 10 minutes
A half dozen fire trucks were there when the plane touched down at about 10
There were no injuries reported.
A White House official says maintenance workers found a frayed wire in the
President Clinton was informed of the emergency and it's not clear when the
first lady's trip would be rescheduled.
Saddam Hussein says a confrontation with the U.S. may be inevitable.
U-2 spy plane flights are scheduled to resume tomorrow, and the Iraqis say
they'll try to shoot them down.
Meanwhile, another weapons inspection team was turned away today.
Paul James reports...
IN Q=Just as they have time
SUPER=03-Near Bagdad, Iraq; :00
SUPER=01-Brian BAxter/Chief Missile Inspector; :17
OUT Q=CBS News, New York.
(( JUST AS THEY HAVE TIME AND AGAIN..A UNITED NATIONS ARMS INSPECTION TEAM LEFT
WITH THE INTENTION OF EXAMINING AN IRAQI MILITARY BASE. AND ONCE AGAIN...WHEN
THAT TEAM ARRIVED AT ITS DESTINATION..IT WAS TURNED AWAY BECAUSE AMERICANS ARE
PART OF THE DELEGATION.
SOT/BRIAN BAXTER/UNSCOM-CHIEF MISSLE INSPECTOR
IF YOU FORBID THE AMERICANS AND I MUST CONSIDER THAT TO BE A TECHINCAL REFUSAL
FOR US TO THE SITE..THEN I MUST WITHDRAW THE TEAM AND RETURN TO HEADQUARTERS
AND REPORT TO NEW YORK.
SOT/JASEM MOHAMMED/IRAQI NATIONAL SURVEILLANCE OFFICIAL
I HAVE NO INTENTION TO REPEAT THE POINT OF VIEW OF MY GOVERNMENT, THIS IS
NOT MY INTENTION HERE.
SADDAM HUSSEIN WILL NOT ALLOW THE INSPECTION TEAM ACCESS UNTIL HE SAYS IT
TRULY REFLECTS THE MAKEUP OF THE PERMANENT MEMBERS OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL.
THE IRAQI LEADER SAID HIS COUNTRY HAD TO CHOOSE BETWEEN A "LIFE WITH DIGNITY"
OR "CONFRONTATION" IN ITS DISPUTE WITH THE UNITED NATIONS.
HUSSEIN HAS VOWED TO SHOOT DOWN AN AMERICAN U-2 SPY PLANE WHEN FLIGHTS RESUME
MONDAY. THAT PRESIDENT CLINTON SAID WOULD BE A MISTAKE.
THOSE FLIGHTS ARE UNITED NATIONS FLIGHTS EVEN THOUGH THERE ARE AMERICAN PILOTS
IN THOSE PLANES--AND YOU CANNOT DICTATE TO THE UNITED NATIONS WHAT WE DO. THEY
WILL RESUME AND IF YOU SHOOT AT THEM YOU WILL BE MAKING A BIG MISTAKE.
THE PRESIDENT SAID HE EXPECTS THE UNITED NATIONS TO TAKE STRONG ACTION. TO
MAKE SURE THAT IRAQ'S POINT OF VIEW IS CLEAR..DEPUTY FOREIGN MINISTER TARIQ
AZIZ IS ON HIS WAY TO NEW YORK.
NO ONE IN THE ADMINISTRATION HAS RULED OUT TAKING MILITARY ACTION AGAINST
IRAQ--PREFERRING TO KEEP ALL OPTIONS OPEN. PAUL JAMES CBS NEWS NEW YORK.
A bomb of a different sort hit wall street today... a real bomb.
SUPER=03-New York, NY;
An explosive device blew up outside the Merrill Lynch building early this
Police say there were no warnings, and no one was injured.
IN Q=it caused some
((HOWARD SAFIR/POLICE COMMISSIONER; IT CAUSED SOME DAMAGE TO SOME REVOLVING
DOOR GLASS, AND SOME GLASS IN FRONT OF THE BUILDING, AT THIS POINT WE DON'T
KNOW WHAT CAUSED IT, WE HAVE A NUMBER OF LEADS WHICH WE'RE FOLLOWING UP. ))
SUPER=01-Howard Safir/Police Commissioner;
OUT Q=following up
No one has claimed responsibility for the blast.
The F-B-I is investigating.
The judge's ruling in the guilty verdict for Louise Woodward could come as
early as tomorrow.
VO-NAT SATURDAY 8:00 20:08:37
Supporters who believe Woodward is innocent of charges she fatally injured a
child in her care rallied in England this weekend.
And Woodward's parents came forward today to say she knows about all the
IN Q=We get information
((GARY WOODWARD/FATHER; WE GET INFORMATION RELAYED AND WE GIVE IT TON LOUISE
WHEN WE VISIT HER, EVERY DAY. AND THAT GIVES HER A LIFT TOO.
SUE WOODWARD/MOTHER; WE'RE GOING TO GET HER HOME, BECAUSE SHE DIDN'T BELONG IN
AMERICA, SHE DIDN'T DO ANYTHING WRONG, AND I KNOW THAT YOU ALL FEEL THAT AND WE
FEEL YOUR SUPPORT.
SUPER=01-Sue Woodward/Mother; :08
OUT Q=feel your support
Judge Hiller Zobel will post his decision on the Internet, no one knows
exactly when, but it will be tomorrow at the earliest.
Now that Jim Gilmore is Virginia's new governor, religious broadcaster Pat
Robertson is claiming partial credit for the Republican's win.
use file tape E-Robertson 97-27; Christian-Coalition 96-55;
Robertson says the turning point in the campaign was in October when
Democrat Don Beyer aired television ads portraying Gilmore as the religious
Robertson aides distributed charts showing how Gilmore pulled away from
Beyer in polls from that point through to his victory last week.
Both Democrats and Republicans say Robertson is overestimating his
significance in the election.
They say Gilmore's pledge to cut the
hated car tax led to his victory.
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Coming up when the newscast continues--a Roanoke counselor has some advice
for parents dealing with gifted children.
And, it's not Veteran's Day yet, but a local community got together anyway
to honor those who died while serving their country.
It was a first. We'll explain when the news continues.
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Veteran's Day is about 24 hours away and many soldiers and their families
around the nation will soon recall the days those in the military served their
In this area, one local community started the celebrations today with their
first-ever Veterans Day Parade.
Scott Goldberg has this story.
IN Q=The town of
SUPER=01-Hal McGrath/Parade Organizer;
SUPER=01-Walter Overstreet/World War II Vet
SUPER=01-Henry Shelo/World War II Vet
OUT Q=SG, News 7
(( The town of Floyd decided it wasn't doing enough to honor its veterans.
So this year, instead of holding its annual, and traditionally brief,
Veterans Day ceremony...
The town decided to round up its troops and march down Main Street.
IN Q=We need to do more
((HAL MCGRATH/ PARADE ORGANIZER: WE NEED TO DO MORE THAN JUST HAVE A LITTLE
CEREMONY IN FRONT OF THE COURTHOUSE. I SAID WE NEED A BIG PARADE.))
SUPER=01-Hal McGrath/Parade Organizer
OUT Q=a big parade
McGrath is a retired Navy captain who spent years living overseas.
But his story is just one of more than 50 in the parade.
Air Force pilot Walter Overstreet spent a year in a German prison
camp...where he says he lost 90-pounds eating boiled alfalfa and potatoes.
IN Q=The problem was food
((WALTER OVERSTREET/AIR FORCE VETERAN: I THOUGHT IT TASTED A LITTLE ODD. AND
THAT'S AN UNDERSTATEMENT.))
SUPER=01-Walter Overstreet/World War II Vet
OUT Q= AN UNDERSTATEMENT
It was a day for veterans like Overstreet to meet with old buddies look back
with pride at the service they gave their country.
But not everyone was there to tell war stories.
((HENRY SHELO/WORLD WAR II VET: WELL WE DON'T TALK ABOUT THINGS THAT FAR AWAY.
WE TALK ABOUT NEIGHBORS AND WHAT WE DO IN OUR SPARE TIME.))
SUPER=01-Henry Shelo/World War II Vet
OUT Q= our spare time.
At this Veterans Day parade, the neighbors were out in force.. painting the
town in red, white and blue.
Scott Goldberg, News-7, Floyd. ))
Forty-two thousand dollars out of a 2 million dollar federal grant - will
find its way to Covington and Clifton Forge.
The funds were split among six Virginia localities.
They'll be used to help reduce teenage pregnancies and assist programs
providing role models for young mothers.
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IN Q=Many times they
((DR. MOLLY RUTLEDGE/ALLEGHANY-ROANOKE HEALTH DISTRICT: MANY TIMES THEY NEED A
ROLE MODEL ON HOW TO MAKE LIFE DECISIONS, HOW TO TAKE CARE OF THEIR BABIES,
WHAT SORT OF ENVIRONMENT IS HEALTHY FOR THEIR BABIES TO GROW IN.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Molly Rutledge/Alleghany-Roanoke Health District;
OUT Q=to grow in.
There was an 8 percent increase in the teen birth rate in the Alleghany
Highlands from 1990 to 1994.
And, a study reported almost 5,000 women and infants in need of health
services in January of this year.
SOT 10.35.14 - 10.35.33
IN Q=The Alleghany is
((THE ALLEGHANY IS GEOGRAPHICALLY ISOLATED SO OFTEN THE SERVICES THAT MIGHT BE
AVAILABLE IN ROANOKE DON'T EXPAND ALL THE WAY TO THE ALLEGHANY HIGHLANDS. THE
POPULATION BASE TOO IS NOT HUGE TO OTHER CITIES SO IT DOESN'T DRAW IN DOLLARS
THAT SAY RICHMOND OR PETERSBURG WOULD.))
OUT Q=or Petersburg would.
Rutledge says part of the money will be used to start programs for young
fathers as well.
Parenting - 11/09/97
Reinforcing your child's school studies at home benefits the student and the
But, some parents may emphasize academics even more if their child is
labelled as "gifted".
In this week's edition of parenting Stacey Martin talks about what that term
means for children and their parents.
IN Q=Amy Barnhart has
SUPER=01-Amy Barnhart/Cave Spring J.H.S. Counselor; :15
OUT Q=SM, News 7.
((Amy Barnhart has worked with gifted students and their parents through
most of her teaching career--helping to make school subjects interesting for
academically advanced students and counseling parents on how to put their
child's talent in perspective.
SOT 11.52.20 - 11.52.41
IN Q=It's always important
((AMY BARNHART/CAVE SPRING JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELOR: IT'S ALWAYS IMPORTANT
TO REMEMBER THAT GIFTED CHILDREN AREN'T GOING TO BE GOOD AT EVERYTHING NOR ARE
THEY ALWAYS GOING TO BE GOOD AT ONE THING. SO, AN EXPOSURE TO A VAREITY OF
EXPERIENCES AND INFORMATION IS IMPORTANT.))
OUT Q=information is important.
Barnhart says youngsters begin to show signs of giftedness around age eight
With younger children-- she says parents sometimes mistake a child's
precosiouness for giftedness.
Most teachers and counselors consider a student gifted if they learn
material faster than their peers, have a deeper understanding of it, act
creatively and prefer complex or ambiguous studying material.
SOT 11.52.50 - 11.53.07
IN Q=Quite often they
((QUITE OFTEN THEY MATURE PHYSICALLY EARLIER, THEY SOCIALLY ARE ASTUTUE. THEY
TEND TO BE REALISTIC ABOUT THEIR EMOTIONS AS WELL AS THOSE OF OTHERS.))
OUT Q=those of others.
According to Barnhart it's important to look for "stressors" affecting pre
gifted children such as self-doubt, a fear of failure and burning out by taking
to many difficult courses.
It's also critical, she says, that parents remind their gifted children that
they're valued for other personal qualities besides their intellect.
Stacey Martin, News 7.))
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Still ahead on News 7, we'll have a review of the business week--with
updates on a union vote in Danville and a three-million dollar deal for a local
We'll also see what some of the state's most determined athletes did in the
Star City this weekend during a very special tournament.
That's coming up later on News 7 continues.
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A continous work week gets a thumbs down from a Danville union...
And a Botetourt County pipe company lands a three-million dollar deal in
Scott Goldberg has those stories in this week's News-7 Business Review.
IN Q=BIZ REVIEW GRAPHICS
SUPER=03-New Kent Co./File; :22
OUT Q=BIZ EFFECTS
((In Danville, 800 Goodyear union workers voted against working 7-days a
In response, Goodyear says it's finished investing in the Danville
plant...and may close it altogether.
That would put 21-hundred people out of work.
In New Kent County, Colonial Downs watched its stock plummet 30-percent after
Voters in Roanoke, Martinsville and Fredericksburg said no on referendums to
open off-track betting parlors.
In Troutville, a group of Chinese engineers was in town to check out its
three-million dollar purchase of Botetourt County pipe.
Connex Pipe Systems is supplying the pipe for a power plant being built in
the Chinese province Jiangsu.
Late-week worries about inflation took a chunk out of Wall Street's comeback.
The Dow gained 139-points to finish the week at 75-hundred-81.
The Nasdaq was up nine.
That's this week's News-7 Business Review.
I'm Scott Goldberg.))
Roanoke has a winning reputation in the field of athletics, and this
weekend's Special Olympics was no exception.
It's the Special Olympics Fall Tournament - an annual competition for
athletes from across Virginia.
Besides soccer, there were three other events today: roller skating,
volleyball and bowling.
The Special Olympians spend most of the year training for events like
today's, as well as winter and summer games.
Organizers say it's always rewarding to watch the participants battle it out
on the field.
IN Q= I think it's a feel-good thing
((VALERIE REINFORD/SPECIAL OLYMPICS: I THINK IT'S A FEEL-GOOD THING TO SEE THE
ATHLETES ARE REALLY ENJOYING THEMSELVES AND PERFORMING WELL. AND WE'VE HAD A
LOT OF COMMUNITY SUPPORT OUT HERE TO CHEER THEM ON.))
SUPER=01-Valerie Reinford/Special Olympics
OUT Q=cheer them on.
Next up for Virginia Special Olympics is the Winter Games.
Those take place at the Wintergreen ski resort in January.
James Jenkins caught a touchdown pass and Terry Allen ran for one as
Washington beat Detroit 30 to 7 upping their record to 6 and 4.
SUPER=03-Raljon, MD/FOX SPORTS; :
Leading 3 to nothing, The Redskin defense came up with a big play Jessie
Campbell intercepts the Frank Reich pass and Washington had good field position
at the Lion 30 yard line.
Several plays later Gus Frerotte fakes the handoff and hits James Jenkins on
the 2 yard touchdown pass and the Redskins were up 10 to nothing.
After leading 13 to nothing at the half the Redskins opened the third
quarter capping a 9 play 77 yard drive when Terry Allen dives through tackles
to make it 20 to nothing.
The Redskin defense contained
Barry Sanders until this run in the third quarter he out runs the defense on
his way to a 51 yard touchdown run but the Lions trailed 20 to 7.
Frank Reich left after a hard hit and Former U-V-A quarterback Matt
SUPER=30-Washington/30/Detroit/7/; Blundin came in but his first pass was
intercepted by Darryl Pounds who returns it for the score and Washington Wins
it 30 to 7.
The Carolina Panthers take pride in their special teams but yesterday
afternoon Denver's Darrien Gordon returned two punts for scores as the Broncos
beat Carolina 34 to nothing.
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Maybe the heavy snow in Denver shocked the Panthers yesterday afternoon.
But it didn't have any effect on Gordon. The first of his two punt returns
came in the first quarter he takes off down the field for the 82 yard return
putting the Broncos on top by a score of 7 to nothing.
Carolina's Kerry Collins was sacked 4 times and threw three
SUPER=30-Denver/34/Carolina/0/; interceptions including this one picked off
by Tyrone Braxton and returned for a 28 yard T-D Denver downs Carolina 34 to
The Cowboys reach the 500 mark. More on that later on Mornin'.
The Dallas Cowboys got back to the 500 mark yesterday afternoon with a 24
to 6 win over the Arizona Cardinals.
SUPER=03-Irving, TX/FOX SPORTS; :
Troy Aikman warming up before yesterday afternoon's game.
Dallas trailed until the second quarter Aikman puts it in the air and hits
Herschel Walker on the 11 yard touchdown pass and the Cowboys took the lead 10
Dallas scored two running touchdowns SUPER=30-Dallas/24/Arizona/6/;one
when Emmitt Smith scores from the five for only his second T-D of the season
and Dallas beats Arizona 24 to 6.
SUPER=03-Green Bay, WI/FOX SPORTS; :
Dick Vermeil and his St. Louis Rams were in Green Bay this afternoon.
Antonio Freeman caught 7 passes for 160 yards and one T-D as the Packers
beat the Rams.
For all the scores lets check the numbers.
WIPE TO SCORES
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SUPER=0100-/St. Louis/7/j/Green Bay/17///j/Tampa Bay/31//Atlanta/10///;
SUPER=0100-j/New Orleans/13//Oakland/10////N.Y. Giants/6/j/Tennessee/10///;
OUT Q=....last score."
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And still to come tonight, Evander Holyfield talks about last night's fight
against Michael Moorer Gil Morgan goes over 2 million dollars in earnings on
the Senior Tour Joe Nemechek wins the final Busch race of the season.
And Virginia Wesleyan holds off Eastern Mennonite to win the ODAC soccer
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The Virginia Tech Hokies moved a step closer as the Bowl Alliance
representative from the Big East Conference.
Mike Stevens has more on their chances of spending the Holidays in Arizona.
IN Q=FIRST AUDIO
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Last Night; :00
SUPER=01-Evan Paoletti/Fiesta Bowl Committee Member; :16
SUPER=01-Gennaro DiNapoli/Va. Tech Offensive Lineman; :23
SUPER=01-Ken Oxendine/Va. Tech Running Back; :31
SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Va. Tech Head Coach; 1:01
OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."
((Moments after Tech's win over Miami - Fiesta Bowl Committee member Evan
Paoletti was congratulating the Hokies outside of their lockeroom. It was as
if he already knew Tech and not Syracuse would be heading West next month.
((EVAN PAOLETTI/FIESTA BOWL COMMITTEE MEMBER:))
((GENNARO DINAPOLI/VA. TECH SENIOR LINEMAN::))
((KEN OXENDINE/VA. TECH RUNNING BACK:))
Against Miami Oxendine ha da career his 36 carries, and his 147 yards rushing
moved hum past Eddie Hunter and Phil Rogers on the all-time rushing list.
But with road trips to Pitt and UVa still to come, he and the rest of the
Hokies know they must keep their postseason options wide open.
((FRANK BEAMER/VA. TECH HEAD COACH:))
In Blacksburg, MIke Stevens News 7 sports.))
Virginia Wesleyan beat Eastern Mennonite 3 to 2 in three overtimes to win
the ODAC Soccer championship.
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Wesleyan led 2 to 1 after the first half of the game.
And the Marlins were ready to increase that lead win the Mennonite goalie
gets out of position but Jason Loder fills the hole with the Kick save and the
game remained 2 to 1.
The Royals would come back and on SUPER=34-Virginia Wesleyan/4/E.
Mennonite/3/;this play the ball is booted in front of the net and Yoder scores
the goal to tie it at 2 to 2 but Wesleyan wins it in 3 overtimes 4 to 3.
Evander Holfyfield is the I-B-F and W-B-C heavyweight champion.
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Last night in Las Vegas, Holyfield knocked Michael Moorer down five times
before scoring a technical knockout when the referee stopped the fight in the
IN Q="When I'm...
((EVANDER HOLYFIELD/IBF WBC HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION: ))
((MICHAEL MOORER/LOSES TITLE: ))
SUPER=01-Evander Holyfield/IBF WBC Heavyweight Champion; :
SUPER=01-Michael Moorer/Loses Title; :09
OUT Q=....three times."
Holyfield's next fight could be against W-B-A champion Lennox Lewis.
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Davis Love the Third won the Kapalua Invitational in Hawaii. He shot a 5
under par 68 for a three shot win. He finished at 22 under par.
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But the big winner yesterday was on the Senior Tour. Gil Morgan shot a
final round 71 to finish at 16 under par to win the Senior Tour Championship.
He earned 328-thousand dollars pushing him over the 2-million dollar mark in
earnings this year.
An emotional win for Joe Nemechek as he held off Busch Grand National
champion Randy Lajoie in the final race of the season.
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The race was held at Homestead Motorsports complex where his brother John
suffered fatal head injuries in a race in March.
Nemechek took the lead for good on lap 142 and he would finish just head of
Lajoie in the Jiffy Lube 300, his second win of the season.
IN Q="I just don't
((JOE NEMECHEK/JIFFY LUBE 300 WINNER: ))
SUPER=01-Joe Nemechek/Jiffy Lube 300 Winner; :00
OUT Q=....WAS PERFECT."
That's it for sports. Have a great day everybody!
There's one work day for most of us before Veteran's Day and to help you get
where you're going on time here's this week's edition of Road Report.
IN Q=Heading out to
SUPER=03-Franklin Co.; :07
OUT Q=work week commute.
((Heading out to Franklin County, VDOT says motorists should be on the
lookout for bridge construction along route 649. Delays should be expected.
And, looking now at Roanoke-- construction crews will be working to widen
Brandon Avenue. Only one lane will be open from Mud Lick Road to Keagy Road.
Elsewhere around the region
Paving continues along Interstate 81 in Washington and Smythe Counties, VDOT
says be prepared for slow moving traffic.
work week commute.))
That's if for this week's edition Road Report. Have a safe start to your