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Up next on News 7 at Six, Pat Robertson takes credit for Jim Gilmore's victory...
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And a small Southwest Virginia town says veterans deserve a bigger salute, and today, they got it.
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Sports-Head


ANCHOR=Roy
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In sports, The Redskins win at home plus other highlights and scores from the N-F-L.
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And Virginia Tech and Virginia won conference games yesterday and their post season playoff hopes are very much alive.
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WX-Head
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Mostly Clear tonight-- then a partly cloudy and cool start for the week.
all the details coming up

Robertson-Gilmore


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=97-75
GRAPHIC=Pat Robertson


Religious broadcaster Pat Robertson is claiming partial credit for Republican Jim Gilmore's successful campaign for governor.
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Robertson says the turning point in the campaign was in October when Democrat Don Beyer aired television ads portraying Gilmore as the religious broadcaster's pawn.
Robertson aides distributed charts showing how Gilmore pulled away from Beyer in polls from that point through to his victory last week.
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ANCHOR=Eric
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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.


Teen-Mothers


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=97-70
GRAPHIC=Teen Pregnancy


Covington and Clifton Forge will receive about 42 thousand dollars of a two million dollar federal grant.
The funds--divided among six Virginia localities--will go towards reducing teenage pregnancies and helping programs providing role models for young mothers.
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((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.))
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pre pro
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.
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((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.))
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Rutledge says part of the money will be used to start programs for young fathers as well.

Veterans-Parade


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=sgo
TAPE#=97-69
GRAPHIC=Veterans Day


Tuesday is Veterans Day.
Across the country those who served will be taking the day to remember the wars they fought and the friends they lost.
Locally, communities are already honoring their veterans.
Scott Goldberg has more from Floyd, where the town held its first-ever Veterans Day parade.
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(( 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.
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((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.))
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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.
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((WALTER OVERSTREET/AIR FORCE VETERAN: I THOUGHT IT TASTED A LITTLE ODD. AND THAT'S AN UNDERSTATEMENT.))
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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.
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((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.))
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At this Veterans Day parade, the neighbors were out in force.. painting the town in red, white and blue.
Scott Goldberg, News-7, Floyd. ))

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Roanoke was the site of a very special athletic competition this weekend.
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The Special Olympic's fall tournament brought athletes from across the state to the Star City.
The competition was fierce but at the finish line, it was all heart.
We'll tell you about those athletes and their events when the news continues.
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Special-Olympics


ANCHOR=Eric
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Some of the Commonwealth's most competitive athletes brought their skills to Roanoke this weekend.
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They're participating in the Special Olympics Fall Tournament.
It's 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.
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((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.))
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Next up for Virginia Special Olympics is the Winter Games.
Those take place at the Wintergreen ski resort in January.
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Parenting - 11/09/97


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=Parent
GRAPHIC=Parenting


Many parents try to help their children by reinforcing what they study at school.
But, some adults may push academics even harder 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.
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((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.
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((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.))
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Barnhart says youngsters begin to show signs of giftedness around age eight or nine.
With younger children-- she says parents sometimes mistake a child's precosiouness for giftedness. pre pro
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.
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((QUITE OFTEN THEY MATURE PHYSICALLY EARLIER, THEY SOCIALLY ARE ASTUTUE. THEY TEND TO BE REALISTIC ABOUT THEIR EMOTIONS AS WELL AS THOSE OF OTHERS.))
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According to Barnhart it's important to look for "stressors" affecting pre pro 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.))


PreSchoolers


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-71
GRAPHIC=Education


It's not often you hear of college students learning from preschoolers.
But, it's happening at Radford University.
Teresa Hamilton more.
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(( 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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((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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Organizers hope to expand the program to include other day care centers in the New River Valley.
Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Radford.))

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ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=lfi


Just ahead on the newscast, Roy Stanley will be here to wrap up all the weekend's sports.
And, Andrew Freiden will tell us if we'll see the sun this week, like we did today. That's coming up in a few minutes.

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Business-Review


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=sgo
TAPE#=BIZ
GRAPHIC=Business Review


A Danville union says no to a continuous work week...
And a Botetourt County pipe company lands a three-million dollar deal in China.
Scott Goldberg has those stories in this week's News-7 Business Review.
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In Danville, 800 Goodyear union workers voted against working 7-days a week.
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 Tuesday's election.
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.

Dads-promo


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=97-74
GRAPHIC=Dads from a Distance


A high divorce rate in the U.S. means a large number in broken famiiles, with parents fighting over child custody in court.
Statistics show mothers often win physical custody, leaving father's with a visitation schedule.
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((GEORGE MARTIN/REMARRIED FATHER: THE VISITATION I DON'T GET IT, I DON'T VISIT MY CHILD, WHEN I GET THERE I'M HER FATHER. I KNOW THAT, SHE KNOWS THAT, THE VISITING IT'S A VERY LAME WORD.))
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ANCHOR=Eric
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Stacey Martin will take an in-depth look into fathers and child custody take full screen pinnacle board issues in a four part series called "Dads from a Distance" beginning tomorrow on News 7 at Six and Eleven.

Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Roy
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WRITER=Roy
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And coming up, Virginia Wesleyan is the ODAC soccer champion the Cowboys win today.
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And Barry Sanders has a record day in Maryland but the Redskins beat the Lions this afternoon at the Jack.
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S-Skins


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#RS97-1
GRAPHIC=Skins/Lions


Barry Sanders moved to third on the all time rushing list and his 9-th straight 1-thousand yard rushing season is a N-F-L record.
But the Washington Redskins win this afternoons game 30 to 7.
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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.
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S-Jags


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#FB97-1
GRAPHIC=Jags/chiefs


Jacksonville used a strong rushing game this afternoon to beat the Kansas City Chiefs 24 to 10.
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SUPER=03-Jacksonville, FL/NBC SPORTS; :


Chiefs head coach Marty Schottenheimer on the sideline.
The Jaguars led 7 to nothing in the first then the running game took over James Stewart scores from the one yard line to make it 14 to nothing Jags in the Second.
Still in the second Natrone Means SUPER=30-Jacksonville/24/Kansas

City/10/;takes the handoff stops then takes off again and blows through the line for the 14 yard touchdown run to make it 14 to nothing and the Jaguars win it 24 to 10.
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S-NFL


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
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Antonio Freeman caught 7 passes for 160 yards and a touchdown as Green Bay beat St. Louis.
For all of the N-F-L scores lets check the scores.
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S-Fiesta


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB97-
GRAPHIC=TECH


The Virginia Tech Hokies took a huge step toward solidifying their position as the Bowl Alliance representative from the Big East Conference.
Mike Stevens has more on their chances of spending the Holidays in Arizona.
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SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Va. Tech Head Coach; 1:01
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((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:)) ((MIKE STEVENS:)) ((EVAN PAOLETTI:))
In Blacksburg, MIke Stevens News 7 sports.))

S-UVA


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=FB97-4
GRAPHIC=UVa football


UVa's win over Georgia Tech yesterday moves the Cavs closer to another bowl. and Steve Mason says; the November serge could be a sign of what's a head.
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S-Soccer


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-8
GRAPHIC=ODAC Logo


Over at Roanoke College this afternoon Eastern Mennonite and Virginia Wesleyan squared off in 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/3/Eastern

Mennonite/2/;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.
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