Up next on News 7 at 11...
The first priority is diplomacy, but a lot of military hardware is headed
for the gulf.
An icebreaker shakes up a crowd when something goes wrong during it's
Plus we'll show you the strange lights that flew over the Pacific Northwest
News 7 is next.
President Clinton is calling on world leaders to join him in the showdown
with Iraq, calling it a battle against the organized forces of destruction.
Paul James has the latest.
IN Q=Another ship
SUPER=01-Madeleine Albright/Secretary of State; :34
SUPER=01-Newt Gingrich/House Speaker; 1:11
OUT Q=Paul James, CBS News;
(( ANOTHER SHIP AND MORE AMERICANS ARE HEADED TO THE GULF. UNLIKE FRIDAYS
DISPATCH OF THE USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, THE DEPARTURE OF THIS WARSHIP CARRYING
CRUISE MISSILES TO THE GULF WAS SCHEDULED. BUT SECRETARY OF STATE MADELEINE
ALBREIT IS CHANGING HER MIDDLE EAST COURSE TO STOP IN SAUDI ARABIA AND TWO
OTHER COUNTRIES BORDERING IRAQ - NOT TO DISCUSS DEPLOYMENT OR DEFENSE ISSUES
SHE SAYS...BUT TO TALK ABOUT UNITY. AT A NEWS CONFERENCE IN SWITZERLAND,
ALBREIT HAD STRONG WORDS FOR SADDAM HUSSEIN AND HIS RECENT DEFIANCE OF THE
UNITED NATIONS AND ITS RULES REGARDING WEAPONS:
SOT/MADELEINE ALBRIGHT, SEC. of STATE
(...he has an obligation to abide by those resolutions and threatening us or
anyonelse here is not the answer.)
SINCE THURSDAY'S EXPULSION OF ALL SIX AMERICANS ON THE WEAPONS INSPECTION
TEAM, PRESIDENT CLINTON HAS BEGUN SWIFT MEASURES AGAINST SADDAM HUSSEIN WHO IS
SUSPECTED OF HIDING A SECRET ARSENAL OF CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS:
SOT/NEWT GINGRICH/HOUSE SPEAKER
(..." we should support the President in taking whatever steps are neccessary
to ensure that we stop this dictator from getting the kind of weapons that
could terrorize the whole world."
IRAQIS SHOWED THEIR SUPPORT FOR THEIR LEADER WITH ANTI AMERICAN
DEMONSTRATIONS ON SATURDAY AND REPORTEDLY BEGAN LINING UP AFTER HIS CALL FOR
FAMILIES TO ACT AS HUMAN SHIELDS - SHOULD AMERICA STRIKE.
PAUL JAMES, CBS NEWS.))
A Pakistani man found guilty of murdering a C-I-A employee in northern
Virginia four years ago has gotten the death penalty.
The decision comes days after four American businessmen were shot to death
in Pakistan--reportedly in retaliation for the conviction.
And, there are reports that more attacks can be expected as punishment for
the death sentence.
Gary Reals has more.
SUPER=03-Fairfax, VA/Friday Night; :00
SUPER=01-Robert Horan/Prosecutor; :10
SUPER=03-Langley, VA/ 1993; :23
SUPER=01-Nicholas Starr/Shooting Victim; :38
SUPER=01-Russell Darling/Victim's Brother; :47
SUPER=03-Langley, VA/1994; 1:06
SUPER=01-Richard Becker/Victim's Father-in-Law; 1:27
SUPER=19-Gary Reals; 1:41
OUT Q=for CBS News.
Meanwhile, the remains of the four American businessman murdered in
Pakistan are on their way back to the United States.
Four grey coffins covered by
wreaths were carried on board a plane amid heavy security.
The men--executives for the Union Texas oil company--were shot to death in
an ambush on Wednesday.
The bodies will be taken to Houston.
A new Coast Guard ice breaker broke more than it was supposed to at it's
SUPER=03-New Orleans, LA;
As the board slid into the Mississippi River, it sent a wave of water back
into the stands, showering specators with mud, gravel and driftwood.
At least 15 people were hurt, suffering cuts, bruises, and broken bones.
The company that launched the new ship isn't sure what went wrong, saying
something like this has never happened before.
A car crash early this morning in Amherst County killed two people.
The victims are 41-year old Leonard Irvin of Madison Heights and 37-year old
Marie Randolph of Lynchburg.
Police say the driver of one of the vehicles lost control, veering into
oncoming traffic along Old Wright Shop Road.
The accident is still under investigation.
Proper installation of child safety seats is crucial in protecting little
ones from harm during a car accident.
But, 90 percent of the time these seats ARE NOT installed properly.
The Roanoke Regional Safe Kids Coalition checked car seats today.
The seats were re-installed if needed.
And in most cases it WAS needed.
IN Q=you could probably
((VICTOR BRADLEY/PARENT: YOU COULD PROBABLY MOVE IT ABOUT AN INCH EITHER WAY
AND I GUESS IF THERE WAS AN IMPACT FROM AND ACCIDENT THAT COULD MAKE A BIG
DIFFERENCE. SO I THINK THE BABY WILL BE MUCH SAFER HAVING COME HERE.))
((MARY KING/DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES: WE JUST WANT TO SURE PEOPLE DO READ
THE INSTRUCTION TO THEIR CHILD SAFETY SEAT. IT GIVES THEM A LOT OF INFORMATION
ABOUT HOW TO DO IT CORRECTLY AND ANOTHER GOOD SOURCE IS TO READ THE OWNERS
MANUAL TO YOUR VEHICLE. IT WILL TELL YOU WHAT TYPE OF BELTS YOU HAVE AND
WHETHER RO NOT THEY WILL SAFELY HOLD A CHILD SAFETY SEAT.))
SUPER=01-Victor Bradley/Parent; :00
SUPER=01-Mary King/Dept. Of Motor Vehicles; :16
OUT Q=A CHILD SAFETY SEAT
If you would like to get your child safety seats checked contact the D-M-V
or the Safe Kids Coalition.
Plus some officers in the Salem, Roanoke City and State Police Departments
are trained to inspect the seats as well.
A ruling in the Au Pair murder case was supposed to be posted on the
Internet until some problems came up.
More in tonight's edition of Webwatch.
IN Q=reporters, lawyers
SUPER=03-Cambridge, MA; :15
Lawyers, reporters and everyone interested jammed the Lawyer's Weekly website
looking for a 10am ruling... that wasn't there.
A court official says a power outage affected Judge Hiller Zobel's Internet
service provider, so word of the ruling was spread the old-fashioned way... on
The full text of his decision is now available on-line.
Microsoft is under fire but fighting back...
The software giant is asking a federal court to delete a government
The company's response is posted on its website, as well as an open letter
to Ralph Nader.
Nader convened a conference this week targeting Microsoft as too big for the
The White House is looking for communities who faced racism, and won.
The Presidential Advisory Board on race is compiling a list of community
programs, contact names, and how the program worked.
The board hopes these successful projects can be duplicated in other areas.
For links to these sites, visit the webwatch page on the WDBJ-website at
edit: at 16:19 11/14/97 CBS feed 4-5pm tape
Reviews of the Richmond International Airport are no longer up in the air.
A report listed the airport among the worst in the country last year for
The study considered a close call to be an airplane, person or vehicle
interfering with a plane's take off or landing.
The Federal Aviation Administration claimed Richmond International had five
close calls last year, but says it still considers the airport safe.
Other cities with the worst distinction include Cleveland, Ohio and Long
Beach, California. Chicago had the fewest close calls.
No more thin ice for Roanoke's new skating rink. The ice has hardened and
the doors are open to the Palace.
After a grand party on Thursday, The Ice Palace Skating Rink had to postpone
its opening day because of a compressor malfunction resulting in no ice.
But today skaters of all abilities donned their blades and took to the
The ice was thin in some places, but management says they'll have all the
kinks worked out by next weekend.
IN Q=IT TOOK ALL
((ALLAN HARVIE JR/ADANAC GROUP PRESIDENT: IT TOOK ALL OF US WORKING AROUND THE
CLOCK UNTIL THIS MORNING TO GET THE ICE BACK IN, CRUSH THE ICE THAT WAS OUT
THERE TO BEAT IT DOWN AND SMOOTH IT THEN GET OUR COMPRESSOR FIXED ANS START ALL
IN Q=I'M HAPPY IT'S
((CAROL SAWYER/PARENT: I'M HAPPY IT'S HERE BECAUSE IT'S SOMEWHERE FOR MY
PRETEEN SON TO GO FOR GOOD ENTERTAINMENT AND I DON'T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT HIM
BEING ON THE STREETS OR IN STREET GANGS AND ALL THE BAD THINGS THAT ARE GOING
SUPER=01-Allan Harvie, Jr./ADANAC Group Pres.; :00
SUPER=01-Carol Sawyer/Parent; :15
OUT Q=ARE GOING ON
The rink will be closed Monday and Tuesday so the ice can be painted and
The Roanoke Express will practice at the facility, but Allan Harvie says
there will be public skating times every day.
The House of Representatives' session is done for the year.
Here's a recap of votes casted by congressmen in southwest Virginia on
IN Q=Among the measures
OUT Q=voted against it.
((Among the measures Congress approved was one to let illegal immigrants stay
in the U.S. while applying for permanent residency.
Congressmen Virgil Goode and Bob Goodlatte vote for the bill.
Congressman Rick Boucher was recorded as NOT voting.
On the bill to rescue Amtrak, Goode Goodlatte and Boucher all voted with the
Another measure Congress approved removes the right of people testifying at
public committee meetings to ban media coverage.
Goode and Goodlatte voted for the measure; Boucher voted against it.))
GRAPHIC=2nd Chance to Succeed
The new welfare system with its changes means new responsibilities and
pressures for many people on receiving public assistance.
Now, many recipients will have to find a job or live with a drop in the
benefits they're used to receiving.
This week Kimberly McBroom will talk about the challenges facing those on
welfare in her series, "A Second Chance at Success."
Beginning Monday, the series will look at what the welfare changes mean for
A month from now, many people will have their Christmas shopping nearly
finished. And many will be well on their way to another season of debt.
If your credit card is burning a hole in your pocket, be careful.
Experts say the holiday spirit can make you loose financial control.
IN Q=It's an emotional
((ED GARRETTSON/CONSUMER CREDIT COUNSELING SERVICE; IT'S AN EMOTIONAL TIME OF
THE YEAR, AND WE'RE CAUGHT UP IN THE HOLIDAYS AND THE MEMORIES AND SO FORTH AND
THAT'S ANOTHER FACT, THAT A LOT OF PEOPLE STICK ON IS THEY TRY TO BUY LOVE. WE
HAVE THE MISTAKEN IMPRESSION THAT IF WE BUY HIM SOMETHING BIGGER, SOMETHING
BETTER, HE'LL LOVE ME MORE. ))
SUPER=01-Ed Garrettson/Consumer Credit Counseling Service;
OUT Q=he'll love me more
For more information about controling holiday credit, and avoiding holiday
scams... join us for On Record, tomorrow morning at 11.
SUPER=330-Rain or Snow/Shower Possible/28-32/Variable Clouds/NW-20/36-39;
SUPER=331-Variable Clouds/Gusty NW Winds/30-33/Variable Clouds/Windy/38-42;
SUPER=332-Clouds &/Snow Showers/20-25/Mostly Cloudy/Flurries/33-38;
SUPER=333-Snow/Showers/27-30/Windy, Cloudy/ With Flurries/30-35;
SUPER=334-Snow Showers/2" Possible/20-24/Clouds &/Flurries/30-35;
The Colonels of William Fleming will play for the Division 5 Northwest
Regional championship next week.
This afternoon at Victory Stadium the Colonels beat Brooke Point 27 to 20.
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Colonels vs Black Hawks; :
The Fleming fans came out this afternoon for the Semi final game at Victory
And the Colonels took the lead in the first quarter when Jermaine Hardy
takes the handoff and scores from 25 yards out to make it 7 to nothing Fleming.
Brooke point came back to tie it on the next series of plays. Then Daniel
Ruppert goes to the air and hits Keith Franklin to move the ball to the one
yard line and the Black Hawks scored on the next play to lead 14 to 7.
But the Colonels came back with a strong running game. Fullback J.R. Word
gets it started with this one yard touchdown to make 20 to 19 Brooke Point.
Then with a minute left in the game Fleming's Lee Suggs takes the handoff
and scores from 10 yards out and the Colonels hold on to the 27 to 20 win.
IN Q="We are...
((GEORGE "KILA" MILLER/FLEMING HEAD COACH: ))
SUPER=01-George "Kila" Miller/Fleming Head Coach; :00
OUT Q=.........SUCH AS THIS."
Fleming will play Culpeper next Friday Night. The Blue Devils came from
behind in the second half on their home field to beat Pulaski County 28 to 17
in the other regional Semi Final game.
Next Friday night in Salem, The Heritage Pioneers will take on salem in the
Group Two A division three championship game.
This afternoon at City Stadium in Lynchburg the Pioneers beat William Byrd
28 to 21 in Overtime.
Jamie Barnette threw three touchdown passes and ran for another as N.C.
State knocked off Virginia 31 to 24.
SUPER=03-Raleigh, NC/JP SPORTS; :
State led 7 to nothing when Jamie Barnette goes to the air and hits Terry
Holt on the first of his three touchdown passes on the day to make it 14 to
After an interception the Cavaliers came back. Aaron Brooks puts it up and
hits Germaine Crowell on the 37 yard touchdown pass to make the score 14 to 7
in the second quarter.
State answered when Barnette sprints out and hits Holt on the 8 yard
touchdown pass play and the Wolfpack led at the half 21 to 10.
The Wolfpack led 28 to 10 but Brooks rallied the Cavaliers throwing
SUPER=36-N.C. State/31/Virginia/24/;two second half touchdown passes to
Terrence Wilkins this 52 yarder made it 28 to 24 But State wins the game 31 to
Virginia is 6 and 4 overall and 5 and 3 in the conference. And the
Cavaliers will probably need a win over Virginia Tech in two weeks to get a
Meantime, North Carolina kept its A-C-C bowl alliance hopes alive this
afternoon beating Clemson 17 to 10.
SUPER=03-Clemson, SC/ABC SPORTS; :
Its the Tar Heels first win at Death Valley in 17 years and it didn't come
With the score tied 10 to 10 in the fourth quarter Chris Keldorf puts the
ball into the air hitting L.C. Stevens who drags the Clemson secondary all the
way to the Tigers four yard line.
On the very next play from SUPER=36-North
Carolina/17/Clemson/10/;scrimmage Keldorf hands off to Jonathan Linton who
bulls his wave into the end zone for the score and Carolina wins it 17 to 10.
Virginia Tech was off this weekend but the Hokies got a chance to see next
weeks opponent Pittsburgh knock heads with Syracuse.
SUPER=03-Pittsburgh, PA/BIG EAST; :
And the Orangemen dodged a bullet as they chase the Hokies for the Big East
With 35 seconds on the clock and down by a point, Syracuse quarterback
Donovan McNabb throws this 24 yard touchdown pass to Greg Spotwood for the win.
For all the scores lets check the boards.
WIPE TO SCORES
SUPER=0101-/Rhode Island/37/j/JMU/39//3 Overtimes//Richmond/7/j/William &
SUPER=0101-/Emory & Henry/24/j/Maryville/27////Delaware
SUPER=0101-/Swarthmore/13/j/W & L/41////Hamp.-Sydney/18/j/Rand.-Macon/49///;
SUPER=0101-j/Norfolk State/21//Bethune-Cook./7///j/Florida St.#2/58//Wake
SUPER=0101-j/Nebraska#3/77//Iowa State/14///j/Ohio St.#4/41//Illinois/6///;
SUPER=0101-/Kansas St.#10/30//Colorado/6/4///LSU#11/6/j/Notre Dame/24///;
SUPER=0101-j/Arizona St.#15/52//Oregon/31///j/Miss. St#17/32//Alabama/20///;
OUT Q=....last score."
And coming up, The Express was back at the Roundhouse tonight Salem and
William Byrd played for the Region Three Girls basketball championship tonight
And Jeff Gordon will have some work to do in order to win the Winston Cup
Over at Northside tonight William And Byrd and Salem hooked up in the Girls
Region three championship basketball game.
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Terriers vs Spartans; :
The Lady Spartans getting loose before the start of tonights game.
Byrd's Brandy Allen lights up the scoreboard she pump fakes and hits the
jumper down low in the first quarter.
The Spartans run the floor Amanda Veney passes to the cutting Michelle
Leavelle for the easy layup to keep it close.
Salem's Kim Croy catches the pass SUPER=34-Salem/49/William Byrd/48/;and
hits the jumper as the Spartans pull away and hold on for the 49 to 48 win.
In Region four, Heather Miller scored 24 as Bassett beat Grundy 59 to 46.
The Roanoke Express returned to the home security of the Roundhouse tonight
for a game with the Johnstown Chiefs.
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Express vs Cheifs; :
The Chiefs and Express were feeling each other out early in the first
Then we pick it up in the second period the Cheifs get it going when
Harold Hersh slips the puck to Lucas Smital who scores the goal to make it 1 to
Dave Stewart scored to tie it at one and Chris Lipsett passes to Pete
Brearly who shoots for the score and it was 2 to 1 Express.
Then moments later Lipsett gets SUPER=38-Roanoke/3/Johnstown/2/;out on
the break and scores unassisted to make it 3 to 1 Express and Roanoke goes on
to win it 3 to 2.
A mistake during practice has put Points leader Jeff Gordon at the back of
the pack for tomorrow's NAPA 500 at the Atlanta Motor Speedway.
SUPER=03-Hampton, Ga; :
Gordon was warming up his tires as he picked up speed on Pit road lost
control and slide into the stopped car of Bobby Hamilton. Both driver had to
switch to back up cars and Gordon will start 37-th. He needs an 18-th place
finish to clinch the title.
Geoff Bodine will start on the pole with a record speed of 197 point 478
miles per hour.
And Dale Jarrett, who is second in the points race will start third. Now
here's the rest of the top 25.
WIPE TO MOTION
SUPER=0107-1. Geoff Bodine/197.478/2. Ward Burton//3. Dale Jarrett//4. Terry
Labonte//5. Joe Nemechek//;
SUPER=0107-6. Dale Earnhardt//7. Jeff Green//8. Kenny Irwin//9. Mark
Martin//10. Bill Elliott//;
SUPER=0107-11. Ricky Rudd//12. Johnny Benson//13. Ken Schrader//14. Derrike
Cope//15. Steve Grissom//;
SUPER=0107-16. Rick Mast//17. Gary Bradberry//18. Brett Bodine//19. Kenny
Wallace//20. Kyle Petty//;
SUPER=0107-21. Bobby Labonte//22. Dick Trickle//23. Ernie Irvan//24. Chad
Little//25. Steve Park//;
OUT Q=......last driver."
Super=X5052 (loads FX)
Super=X5045 (starts FX)
What was twinkling in the skies over the Pacific Northwest last night?
Residents and officials are still perplexed over these strange lights blinking
in the dark sky from Everett, Washington, to Portland, Oregon.
IN Q=I don't know
((I DON'T KNOW, IT WAS...IT WAS REALLY WEIRD.))
SUPER=75-Kim Wetmore/Witness; :16
Theories range from "space junk" that seemed like fireballs flying through
the air to remnants of an SL-4 rocket body disintegrating in the atmosphere.
Whatever it was, the National Weather Service in Spokane, Wash., says it landed
safely off the coast of Washington, in the Pacific Ocean.
Super=X5043 (clears FX)