12:00-01

IRAQ

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=iraq conflict


Iraq today is showing no signs of backing down.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Near Baghdad, Iraq/Yesterday;


For the eighth time in nine days, Iraq has turned away a U-N weapons inspection team because it included Americans.
Saddam Hussein says he will continue to halt inspections until ALL Americans team members are out of Iraq, calling them spies.
SUPER=03-New York, NY;


In New York yesterday, Iraq's Deputy Prime minister told the U-N the government will not bend.
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(( TARIQ AZIZ/IRAQI DEPUTY FOREIGN MINISTER:IF ANY BODY IN THE SECURITY COUNCIL THANKS HE'S GOING TO SCARE IRAQ WITH FURTHER SANCTIONS I'M TELLING HIM OUTRIGHT HE CAN NOT SCARE US. ))
SUPER=01-Tariq Aziz/Iraqi Deputy Foreign Minister;
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VO-NAT


U-S and British diplomats at the U-N are said to be crafting a resolution condemning Iraq for not cooperating with weapon inspectors.
A Security Council diplomat says the U-S has backed off from asking the council to declare Iraq in breach of the 19-91 Persian Gulf War cease-fire.
That declaration could pave the way for military action.
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Clinton-v-day


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=veteran's day


As part of veteran's day, people across the country are remembering those who served their country.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC;


In Washington, DC hundreds passed by the Vietnam Veterans Memorial reading the names on what is known as "the wall."
Later today a special ceremony will be held at the Memorial to mark its 15th anniversary.
SUPER=03-Arlington;


At Arlington National Cemetery, President Clinton layed a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns.
The tomb contains the remains of unknown servicemen from World War One, World War Two, the Korean War and the Vietnam War.
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WIPE/WIPE/WIPE

chirac-wreath


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=WIPE/WIPE/WIPE
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Paris, France;


In Paris, French President Jacques Chirac laid flowers today at the tomb of his country's unknown soldier.
It was to commemorate the 79th anniversary of Armistice Day, which marks the end of World War one.
At least eight million people died in World War One, which officially ended at 11 a.m. on November 11th 19-18.
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au-pair


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


British Au Pair Louise Woodward is a free woman today, but she can't go home to England just yet.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Cambridge, MA/Yesterday;


She's barred from leaving Massachusetts until the prosecution's appeal of her sentence reduction is complete.
Yesterday judge Hiller Zobel reduced her murder conviction to manslaughter and set her free.
The 19- year- old was originally sentenced to life in prison with the chance for parole after 15 years for the murder of eight- month- old Matthew Eappen (E- PEN).
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7:05:05
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((ANDREW GOOD/DEFENSE ATTORNEY: ))
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VO-NAT


Judge Zobel sentenced Woodward to 279 days or time already served, roughly the same amount of time Matthew Eappen lived.
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CIA


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


A day after convicting a Pakistani man of fatally shooting C-I-A workers outside of the agency's Langley headquarters, jurors will hear testimony to determine his sentence.
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VO-NAT


Yesterday jurors convicted (meer eye-MAHL' KAH'-see) Mir Aimal Kasi of the 19-93 shootings.
SUPER=03-Langley/January 25, 1993;


Prosecutors say Kasi was out to avenge the U-S bombing of Iraq during the Gulf War.
The jury will recommend either a death sentence or life in prison based on the testimony at today's penalty hearing.
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Tech-Death


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-76
GRAPHIC=NONE


Virginia Tech's Chief of Police says the student who fell from an eighth story dormitory window to her death WAS legally drunk.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Last Week;


Eighteen- year- old Melinda Somers' body was found in the grass in front of Slusher Hall a little more than a week ago.
Virginia Tech police won't reveal the young woman's blood alcohol content.
But the campus' chief of police says further details will be released at a press conference scheduled later today.
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INDY-FIRE


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=fatal fire


One person is dead after a massive fire broke out early this morning at an Indianapolis propane storage facility.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Indianapolis, IN;

10:00:00
The fire caused a series of explosions, sending fireballs hundreds of feet into the sky.
Fire authorities say a worker apparently suffered a heart attack when the blasts started and died at the hospital.
No word on what caused the blaze.
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Kodak


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=layoffs


It's not a pretty picture this afternoon for employees with Eastman Kodak.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


The photo giant is trimming ten-thousand jobs from its payroll, that's ten percent of its workforce.
Kodak says it's part of a billion dollar restructuring plan aimed at reviving sluggish sales and profits.
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E-Goodyear


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-68
GRAPHIC=Goodyear


Sundays have made the difference in jobs and production at Danville's Goodyear plant.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


The company says it cannot make enough tires at the plant, since union members refuse to work on Sunday.
So it's investing 15-million dollars in the Topeka Kansas plant instead -- where employees WILL work around the clock.
The Danville plant -- which offers the city's highest pay rate -- is no longer hiring --
It's also shipping tire machines to more productive plants.
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SOT 3:09:21
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((KORI REED/PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER: IN THE WORKS ARE PLANS TO MOVE TWO OF THE TIRE ASSEMBLY MACHINES OUT OF THE DANVILLE PLANT TO OTHER LOCATIONS THAT DO HAVE CONTINUOUS OPERATIONS -- SO WE CAN MEET THE DEMAND FOR MEDIUM RADIAL TRUCK TIRES.))
SUPER=01-Kori Reed/Public Relations Manager;
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VO-NAT


Some Danville employees say they expect layoffs -- but managers will not comment.
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E-REVENUE-COMMISSIONERS


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=afr
TAPE#97-74
GRAPHIC=NONE


As Virginia's 130 commissioners of revenue meet this week in Roanoke, one popular topic of conversation is the governor-elect's pledge to eliminate the car tax.
Andrew Freiden has this report.
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SUPER=03-Richmond/Last Week; :06
SUPER=01-Monte Mays/Appomattox Co. Comm. of Revenue; :11
SUPER=01-Ross Mugler/Hampton Comm. of Revenue; :23
SUPER=01-Gerri Whiting/Arlington Co. Comm. of Revenue; :33
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(( Most of the commissioners say the car tax is too high--
They're not just not convinced Gilmore can deliver what he promised.
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((MONTE MAYS/APPOMATTOX COUNTY COMMISSIONER OF THE REVENUE: THE CAR TAX WILL BE RELIEVED SOMEWHAT, BUT YOU'RE NOT GOING TO SEE IT ELIMINATED ENTIRELY NOT ANYWHERE SOON. ))
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((ROSS MUGLER/HAMPTON COMMISSIONER OF THE REVENUE: THERE IS SOME RELIEF THAT'S NEEDED, I'M NOT SURE ABOUT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WILL BE ABLE TO DO WHEN THEY MEET IN RICHMOND, BUT NO TAX RELIEF WILL BE ENACTED UNTIL 1999. ))
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((GERRY WHITING/ARLINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONER OF THE REVENUE: I DON'T BELIEVE THE STATE WILL EVER HAVE THE MONEY TO PAY US BACK, EVEN MORE THAN THAT THEY'VE NEVER PAID ON THE OTHER MONEY WE WERE SUPPOSED TO GET. ))
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Roanoke County's Commissioner of the Revenue is the president of this association--
And Wayne Compton made sure his colleagues mixed business with pleasure.
A Marilyn Monroe impersonator broke the serious mood--
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(( ))
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The Professional organization is meeting in Roanoke all this week.
Marilyn Monroe, however, is not.
Andrew Freiden, News 7, Roanoke.))

5-Floyd-Vandalism


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=sgo
TAPE#597-43
GRAPHIC=none


A spree of weekend vandalism in Floyd has some residents and authorities worried about its motive.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Floyd


Several residents along New Town Road found their property splattered with orange paint when they woke up Sunday morning.
Overnight, somebody apparently drove through the predominantly black neighborhood, targeting cars AND a church.
Residents say this is NOT the first time vandals have hit their neighborhood.
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IN Q=whether it's a racial thing

((HARRY JOHNSON: WHETHER IT'S A RACIAL THING OR NOT, I'M NOT SURE. BUT WE DO KNOW THE PROBLEM'S GETTING OUT OF HAND. AND WE FEEL THAT THERE'S A GREAT POSSIBILITY THAT SOMEONE DEFINITELY COULD GET HURT. ))
SUPER=07-Harry Johnson;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=could get hurt.
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VO-NAT


Authorities say they aren't sure whether this was an isolated event, or if it's linked to other reports of vandalism over the last year.
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D-Day-Memorial


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=khu
TAPE#97-75
GRAPHIC=D-Day Memorial


They broke ground this Veteran's Day for a monument marking the liberation of France during World War Two.
Double Boxes=Melanie and Keith/Microwave


Keith Humphry is at the sight of the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford.
Live=Keith Full/Microwave
SUPER=@Keith1;
SUPER=05-Bedford;
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(Rollcue:greatest conflict in the history of mankind.)
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Double Boxes=Melanie and Keith/Microwave
(Q:What was the mood at the ceremony today?)


Allen


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Allen, George


In January, when Jim Gilmore moves into the Governor's Mansion, George Allen plans to join a big Richmond law firm.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


Allen will be a full partner at McGuire, Woods, Battle and Boothe, one of the nation's largest law practices.
He'll focus on business law.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


McGuire, Woods beat out two other Richmond firms, Hunton and Williams, and Mays and Valentine, for Allen's services.

5-Roxane-Gilmore


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-40
GRAPHIC=Jim Gilmore


Jim Gilmore's election made history with the Republican sweep of the top three offices, now his wife is set to make another Virginia first.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Ashland;


Virginia's future first spouse will apparently be the first to hold a paying job outside the home -- or in this case, the mansion.
Mrs. Gilmore is just a dissertation shy of being "Doctor" Gilmore.
She teaches classical history at Randolph Macon College just north of Richmond.
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SOT 01:54:50
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((ROXANE GILMORE/FUTURE FIRST LADY: I'M ALSO AN INDIVIDUAL AND HAVE WORKED VERY HARD IN MY CAREER AND WOULD LIKE TO CONTINUE IT. I THINK JIM AND I HAVE HAD A GREAT PARTNERSHIP OVER THE YEARS WHERE EACH OF US HAS RESPECTED THE OTHER'S GOALS AND ASPIRATIONS.))
SUPER=01-Roxane Gilmore/Future First Lady;
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=goals and aspirations.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond/Friday;


Governor- elect Gilmore calls his wife "a great intellect."
She has the highest education of any modern first lady.
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E-Monty-Parade


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-71
GRAPHIC=Education


Celebration was the curriculum of the day at one Montgomery County Elementary school yesterday.
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((NATURAL SOUND FROM PARADE. ))
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Riner;


The parade was held yesterday afternoon to thank everyone involved in helping Riner Elementary win a National Blue Ribbon-- for excellence in education.
There are 85-thousand elementary and middle schools across the nation.
So former principal Keith Rowland says its truly an honor to be one of just 262 schools selected for recognition.
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((KEITH ROWLAND/FORMER RINER ELEM. PRINCIPAL: YOU HAVE TO HAVE GOOD KIDS AND YOU HAVE TO HAVE VERY SUPPORTIVE PARENTS AND I THINK THAT WAS A BIG KEY INGREDIENTS TO OUR SUCCESS. DEBBIE SNELLINGS/RINER ELEMENTARY TEACHER:IT TOOK EVERY TEACHER IN THE BUILDING, PARENTS CAME IN AND HELPED US WHILE WE WORKED ON THE DOCUMENT, EVEN STUDENTS TEACHERS HELPED US, SO IT WAS JUST EVERYBODY HELPING US. ))
SUPER=01-Keith Rowland/Former Principal; :00
SUPER=01-Debbie Snellings/Riner Elementary Teacher; :09
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=helping us.
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VO-NAT


School officials also credit community support.
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Franklin-Revitalization


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#net (edit of 97-72)
GRAPHIC=None


Rocky Mount may soon be sporting a new look.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Rocky Mount;


Residents offered their opinions on how to best revitalize the downtown area at a public workshop yesterday.
Suggestions include opening a movie theater in town, beautifying the entrances, and establishing bonds with Ferrum College and the lake community.
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SOT 11:06:47
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((ANN COOK/RESIDENT:YOU LOOK EVERYWHERE AND THERE'S A GORGEOUS VIEW. THIS IS THE COUNTY SEAT AND WE REALLY NEED TO BEAUTIFY TO KEEP UP WITH THE REST OF THE COUNTY))
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SOT 11:22:49
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((DAVID PYLES/ARCHITECT:UTILITY POLES THAT KIND OF GIVE THE MAIN STREET FEEL MORE OF AN INDUSTRIAL LOOK AND YOU HAVE THESE...ARCHITECTURAL DETAILED WAY))
SUPER=01-Ann Cook/Resident;:00
SUPER=01-David Pyles/Architect;:09
RUNS=:22
OUT Q=detailed way
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VO-NAT


The old Norfolk Southern Depot is one of the first projects to be transformed by the Main Street renovation plan.
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WEATHER
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SUPER=301-51/56/Variable 5mph/30.03f/78/1964/19/1973;

Forecasts
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SUPER=330-Partly/Cloudy/35-38/Partly Sunny/Clouds Late/46-50;
SUPER=331-Partly/Cloudy/38-42/Partly Sunny/Clouds Late/50-54;
SUPER=332-Mostly/Cloudy/33-36/Cloudy/& Cool/42-45;
SUPER=333-Partly/Cloudy/31-34/Partly Sunny/Clouds Late/42-45;
SUPER=334-Cloudy/Flurries Possible/30-33/Mostly Cloudy/& Cool/40-44;
SUPER=X5001;


Orioles


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=aje
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=Orioles


The word from Baltimore is the Orioles are excepted to name Ray Miller as manager this afternoon.
Miller reportedly met with owner Peter Angelos to finalize a contract yesterday.
While he served as the Birds pitching coach they compiled the best E-R-A in the A-L.

Football


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=aje
TAPE#net (edit of 04:23:28)
GRAPHIC=NFL


The 49ers clipped the wings of Philadelphia on the Monday night gridiron.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA/NFL-ABC Sports;


Merton Hanks opened the scoring by returning a fumble 38 yards for a touchdown before Chuck Levy (LEE'-vee) scored on a 73-yard punt return.
Yet another fumble proved advantageous for the niners as Curtis Buckley's fumble recovery set up another T-D.
The Eagles got on the board with third-string quarterback Bobby Hoying hitting Chad Lewis with one-14 remaining.
San Francisco won it 24-to-12; their ninth straight victory.
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VHSL


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB97-1
GRAPHIC=VHSL LOGO


The final Associated Press Top 10 high school football poll is out.
And as the playoffs get set to begin, here's where some of Friday Football Extra's members ended up.
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RUNS=:37
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(( The Fleming Colonels, Friday Football Extra's top team was beaten last Friday by PH, but the Colonels stay in the poll as our lone Group Three-A representative. But Fleming does drop three spots from third to 6th.
The Group Two A ranks are again led by a couple of Seminole teams as district champ Jefferson Forest is fourth, Brookville 5th, Carroll County 7th, and Graham and Heritage are tied for ninth.
In the Single A rankings Radford and Rural Retreat continue to carry the banner.
The Bobcats are 7th, with the Indians 9th for the second straight week.))
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Beast


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB97-2
GRAPHIC=BIG EAST


The Hokies' victory over Miami on Saturday solidified their spot atop the Big East standings, and yesterday the man who sealed the deal on Saturday
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Miami vs. Va. Tech; :00


night was named Big East defensive player of the week.
Hokie Pierson Prioleau had 7 tackles, a sack, and this interception on Miami's two point try that would have tied the game had it been successful.
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WIPE WIPE WIPE

Police-Chase


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=
TAPE#
GRAPHIC=


A high speed police chase that began in Montgomery County
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


has ended near downtown Roanoke. State Police pursued a car with two people, reportedly at speeds nearing 100 miles per hour, on Route 81.
The car got off at an exit near Salem and continued into southwest Roanoke.
The pursuit ended near Franklin Road.
There were no injuries.
We'll have more details on News 7 at Five and Six.
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Singing-Parrot


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


and on a lighter note...
The many signs of fame...thousands of fans, dolls in your honor and parrots that can sing your songs.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-United Kingdom;


The Spice Girls now have "parrot power" to reinforce their "girl power."
Billy, the Blue Fronted Amazon has learned the song "Mama."
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His owner said he picked up the tune after she played the song "quite a lot." (----------------)