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1-News-head

ANCHOR=Keith

An entire family snuffed out in a house fire overnight near Bassett.
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VO-NAT


Coming up on NEWS 7 at SIX, we'll go there and find out what started the blaze- -a LIVE report coming up.
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ANCHOR=Keith


And the mega merger. First Union says it's take- over of Corestates amounts to something like acquiring some wide receivers to fill out the roster. Sports-Head
ANCHOR=Mike


Tonight in sports, UVa returns to the hardwood tonight hoping to avoid another embarrassing setback. We'll hear from UVa forward Colin Ducharme.
Plus, Dennis Rodman has opened up a new nightclub.
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And bad things certainly came in threes for the Express today as Frank Anzalone lost two rookies and a top defenseman.
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Sunny skies tomorrow then our next rain maker is here by Friday. Details coming up.

Henry-Fire


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-84
GRAPHIC=Fatal Fire


Six members of one family are dead following a fire in their Henry County home.
It's believed a faulty wood stove started the blaze.
Double Boxes=Keith and Tina/Microwave


Tina Tenret joins us with details.
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First-Union


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=sgo
TAPE#97-74
GRAPHIC=First Union


The biggest bank deal in U-S history should not be a big deal in Roanoke.
That's the word from First Union tonight.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape;


The Charlotte-based bank is paying 16-billion dollars to buy out CoreStates, a bank headquartered in Philadelphia.
News of a First Union buyout always gets attention here because the bank is a major employer in Roanoke.
When First Union acquired Signet bank earlier this year, some management positions were transferred to Richmond.
This time, local banking experts say any job cuts will come from CoreStates' headquarters.
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SOT 14:17:38
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((JOHN CLARKE/CATAWBA CAPITAL: WE WILL NOT SEE THAT HERE BECAUSE CORESTATES IS IN A PHILADELPHIA GEOGRAPHICAL AREA.))
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The buyout makes First Union the biggest bank company on the East Coast.
John Clarke compared First Union to a football team beefing up its roster.
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SOT 14:19:02
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((JOHN CLARKE/CATAWBA CAPITAL: FIRST UNION HAS GONE OUT AND BOUGHT SOME WIDE RECEIVERS IN THE FORM OF CORESTATES. THEY'VE FILLED IN THEIR PUZZLE. THEY'VE GOTTEN WHAT THEY NEED TO BE A DOMINANT PLAYER ON THE EAST COAST.))
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VO-NAT


First Union's headquarters will remain in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Columbia


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=sgo
TAPE#97-82
GRAPHIC=Columbia


There's no truth to the rumor that two area hospitals are up for sale.
That's according to a spokesman for Columbia H-C-A Healthcare Corporation.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pulaski;


Columbia spokesman Jeff Prescott said Pulaski Community Hospital and Alleghany Regional will be part of a group separating from Columbia.
The health-care giant plans to spin off 100 of its hospitals.
That means those hospitals will become independent companies owned by their shareholders.
Prescott says the two hospitals won't be up for sale until the spinoff takes place.
He guess that could happen in about a year.
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Sara-Lee


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=sgo
TAPE#97-67
GRAPHIC=Business News


The Sara Lee sewing plant in Hillsville is getting a new owner..and a new name.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Hillsville/File Tape


In January, the plant will become the Hillsville Apparel Corporation.
A spokeswoman for Sara Lee said most of the 510-people employed there will work for the new owners.
Slower-than-expected sales forced Sara Lee to sell the operation.
The plant will continue making T-shirts, sweatshirts and fleece clothing for a number of companies.
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Ingersoll-Rand


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-80
GRAPHIC=wipe wipe wipe
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


The latest job cuts at Roanoke County's Ingersoll-Rand plant will target management.
The company is restructuring its rock drill operations, and will eliminate 39 managerial, supervisory, and administrative positions.
Early retirement packages were offered to employees who qualified.
Vice President Patrick Harlow says the cuts will improve the company's financial performance.
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ANCHOR=Keith
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Welfare clients looking for work need help a lot of times with transportation, and the right clothes.
We'll see what help's available, in tonight's special report on welfare reform.
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And the latest survey taker who may come to your door is concerned about your children's health. We'll tell you what that's all about.
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Elkins


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-81
GRAPHIC=None


The only woman ever to serve on Amherst County's board of supervisors has died at the age of 62.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape


Judith M. Elkins passed away Monday after a long battle with cancer.
Elkins was elected to the board in 1993, and served as its chairman last year.
She also taught mathematics at Sweet Briar College for more than 20 years.
Elkins did not seek re- election this year.
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3-Welfare


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6 p.m.
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#97-73
GRAPHIC=Second Chance at Success

**Note Anchor Tag**
Nearly 100 state legislators are attempting to walk in the shoes of those on welfare.
For the next month, they'll live on a welfare budget as part of the Virginia Council Against Poverty's Walk-A-Mile project.
It's a symbolic gesture-- but local agencies and religious organizations are taking it a step further.
They're offering help to welfare recipients who must make the transition from public assistance checks to paychecks. Take Fullscreen Second Chance at Success
Kimberly McBroom has that story in tonight's installment of her series, "A Second Chance at Success".
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((Twenty- three- year- old Lara Dumire has been on the welfare rolls for about a month.
Her babysitter walked out on her, and she lost her job as a certified nursing assistant.
Despite going through some tough times, she still doesn't enjoy asking the government for help.
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((LARA DUMIRE: PERSONALLY, I LIKE TO BE INDEPENDENT, AND I DON'T LIKE TO GO TO THE SYSTEM. BECAUSE EVERY TIME I DO, IT'S DEGRADING FOR MYSELF. IT'S HUMILIATING. THEY HUMILIATE YOU WHILE YOU'RE THERE. YOU HAVE TO SIT FOREVER TO BE SEEN. IT'S JUST NOT A LIFE. IT'S NO LIFE. ))
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STANDUP HERE
While it may not be easy to ask for it, there is plenty of help available OUTSIDE of government assistance.
Earlier this year, Roanoke Area Ministries held a conference for local churches to consider their response to changes in the welfare system. END STANDUP

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((WENDY MOORE/ROANOKE AREA MINISTRIES EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: SOME OF THE CONGREGATIONS I KNOW HAVE RECEIVED REQUESTS TO USE THEIR VANS, THEIR CONGREGATIONAL VANS THAT USUALLY SIT IDLE DURING THE WEEK TO HELP WITH SOME TRANSPORTATION. ))
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Beth Israel Synagogue's doors are open as a clothing closet for welfare recipients to find clothes appropriate for the workplace.
Vouchers are also available for the Roanoke Rescue Mission's thrift store.
But Moore says the community as a WHOLE must contribute in order for welfare reform to work.
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SOT tape 5 9:23:16

((WENDY MOORE: WE AS A COMMUNITY, WE AS A STATE, AND WE AS A NATION ASKED FOR THIS TO HAPPEN. WELL NOW IT'S TIME TO PAY THE PIPER. WE WANT THIS TO HAPPEN. WE CAN'T JUST WAVE A MAGIC WAND AND WISH IT TO HAPPEN. WE HAVE TO PARTICIPATE. ))
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The council of COMMUNITY services acts as the middle man, matching needy families to the appropriate agencies.
Officials say their incoming calls have DOUBLED since July, to an average of one thousand per month.
C-C-S has a database of more than two- thousand human service agencies-- with room for more.
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((SANDRA KING/COUNCIL OF COMMUNITY SERVICES: IF THERE'S ANYONE IN THE COVERAGE AREA NOW THAT IS INITIATING A PROGRAM TO HELP THESE PEOPLE GOING THROUGH THE TRANSITION PROCESS, THAT THEY CONTACT US SO THAT WE CAN GET THOSE FOLKS INTO OUR DATABASE.))
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((LARA DUMIRE: I THINK THE CHANGE IS GOOD, AND I THINK IT'S SOMETHING THAT SHOULD HAVE BEEN DONE A LONG TIME AGO. BUT FOR SINGLE PARENTS, IT'S TOUGH OUT THERE. AND IF YOU'RE NOT DETERMINED, AND YOU HAVE NO WILLPOWER, THEN YOU'RE JUST GOING TO BE DRUG RIGHT BACK IN THE SYSTEM. ))
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But there are helping hands working to keep that from happening.
Kimberly McBroom, News 7.))
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"A Second Chance at Success" concludes tomorrow with the story of a former welfare client who is now making it in the working world.

VCU-Protest


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-70
GRAPHIC=Education


Academic freedom or racism?
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SUPER=03-Richmond;


Students at Virginia Commonwealth University say the State Council for Higher Education in Virginia -- or SCHEV -- was out of control when it vetoed a new African American Studies major.
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((TIANA NELSON/VCU STUDENT BODY PRESIDENT: SCHEV, YOU CAN TAKE THIS DECISION AND SCHEV IT!))
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((OTHER UNIVERSITIES SHOULD BE SCARED THAT THIS COULD HAPPEN TO THEIR UNIVERSITY.))
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Recently retired State Council director Gordon Davies called the rejection of the major "deplorable."
But the State Council member who led the fight against the major calls the proposed courses "divisive" and "racist."
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((JEFF BROWN/SCHEV: I KNOW THERE'S BEEN A LOT OF GRIEF ABOUT WHETHER OR NOT WE SHOULD LOOK AT IT CLOSELY, BUT I'M REALLY GLAD THAT WE DID BECAUSE IF YOU LOOK AT WHAT'S REALLY BEING TAUGHT, WELL IF THERE'S CAUSE FOR ME TO BRISTLE, THAT'S WHERE I WOULD BRISTLE. You think it's racist. I DO. I DO. I THINK THERE ARE A LOT OF AREAS OF THIS MAJOR WHICH, YOU KNOW, ARE -- I LISTEN TO OTHER PEOPLE TALK ABOUT OTHER PEOPLE BEING RACIST AND THEN I READ THIS AND I SAY WELL HOW IS THIS ANY DIFFERENT?))
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Brown says many of the courses are already offered at the school under other majors.
VCU's Board of Visitors is still deciding whether to appeal the decision.
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Stocks


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=sly
TAPE#=None
GRAPHIC=NONE

On Wall Street the blue chips made strong gains today. TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE
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Immunization


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#97-75
GRAPHIC=Childrens Health


Health officials already know about one quarter of Virginia's two-year-olds haven't received the proper immunization.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


What they don't know is where to find the kids.
That's going to change after the new year.
Researchers are going door to door with pen and paper in hand, asking parents about their children's shot record and other health needs.
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((TERRY NEWMAN:WE'RE LOOKING AT A WIDE RANGE OF CHILDREN'S HEALTH CARE ISSUES, PARTICULARLY IMMUNIZATION RATES, WHAT IS PREVENTING CHILDREN FROM BEING FULLY IMMUNIZED))
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Results of the statewide survey are expected by January.
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Cookie-Monster


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#97-71
GRAPHIC=None


A famous puppet helped some sick children forget their troubles for awhile today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Sesame Street's Cookie Monster visited children at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital, passing out cookies and lifting spirits.
The faces of the children in the cancer unit brightened when the lovable "monster" walked in the room--and some even got hugs.
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((JANICE ZACK/CHILD LIFE SPECIALIST:THEY LOVE JUST TOUCHING HIS WONDERFUL BLUE FUR AND JUST HAVING THE OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE A PICTURE TAKEN WITH HIM TO HAVE AS A LASTING MEMORY. AND NOT ONLY THE CHILDREN, BUT OUR STAFF ARE THRILLED TO SEE THIS WONDERFUL CHARACTER AND SEE HOW THE KIDS ARE REACTING TO HIM))
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Cookie Monster is in town for a performance of Sesame Street Live.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


Coming your way tonight in sports, three area girl's teams are still in the hunt for a state title.
The Roanoke Express loses three players today, including two rookies.
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And after losing to Richmond on Sunday night, the Virginia Cavaliers desperately need a win tonight at U-hall against William & Mary.
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S-UVA


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#VB98-1
GRAPHIC=VIRGINIA LOGO


The Virginia Cavaliers men's basketball team plays its official home opener tonight at University Hall against William & Mary.
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SUPER=03-Richmond/Sunday - HTS; :00


It's UVa's first time back on the court since the team was upset in double overtime on Sunday night by Richmond. A result that cast the team in a poor light from one side of the state to the other.
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SUPER=03-Charlottesville; :00


Ducharme and the rest of the team is no doubt feeling the pressure to perform well tonight against the Tribe, but that's what college athletics are all about.
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ANCHOR=Mike
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We'll have some highlights of the game for tonight on News 7 at 11.
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Also, one more UVa note from the football field. The Cavs announced tonight that their 1998 football schedule will include three non-conference games against Va. Tech, Auburn and new addition San Jose State.

S-HOOPS


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-19
GRAPHIC=VHSL


The state semi-finals are set in girl's basketball for this Friday night in Bristol, and thanks to some clutch play last night three area team are still alive.
Glenvar plays George Mason at 3:30 Friday at Virginia High in the single-a event, while Salem plays Turner Ashby at seven and Byrd takes on Charlottesville in the two Double-A semi-finals.
Despite being huge rivals, Byrd Boss Richard Thrasher is pulling for Salem, as well Friday.
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hometown hoops big (18072) pinnacle
You can hear from Thrasher along with Salem's Tracey Driscoll and Glenvar's Bryan Harvey tonight at 11, as Steve Mason brings us the Final Four edition of Hometown Hoops Weekly.
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S-Express


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=ICE-98
GRAPHIC=Express


The Express is in Richmond tonight to battle the Renegades in the first of a two game road swing. Steve Mason says Roanoke has experienced some major speed bumps already.
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((After losing 2 of the last three; the Express took two more blows when the AHL saint John Flames called up defenseman Matt O'dette and center Todd Norman. Both left Roanoke this morning. ((DAVE STEWART:)) ((:)) ((:))
The Depleted Express will try and win it's first road game of the season tonight against a 8-5 and 1 Richmond team. ((:))
Anzalone sent a message to his team with his latest locker room sign; advising superstars that team players are welcome. In Roanoke Steve Mason news 7 sports.))
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S-Yes


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=STAGG BOWL


The City of Salem is once again hosting the Division Three football championship game, the Stagg Bowl, next month on Saturday the 14th.
And the City along with the NCAA is
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sponsoring another YES clinic the morning of the game for boys and girls ages 10-to-18.
The clinic will provide each participating kid with instruction from a dozen of the top Division Three football coaches in the nation, plus the participants will get a free shirt and a ticket to the game.
If you are interested in registering your child for this FREE clinic stop by the Salem Civic Center for more details and an application.

S-Rodman


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-18
GRAPHIC=RODMAN


And finally tonight, the wild one Dennis Rodman has now gotten into the restaurant business.
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SUPER=03-Chicago, IL; :00


Last night marked the public grand opening of "Illusions", Rodman's new nightclub in Chicago.
The show included show girls and an Elvis impersonator.
Rodman says it's unlike any club in the country.
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Promo
ANCHOR=Keith
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Southeast Roanoke is home to businesses, homes, and schools. But that's not all.
It's also home to a centuries old Indian village.
Double Boxes=Keith and Jean/Newsroom


Jean Jadhon is in the newsroom.
Jean, when was the settlement found?
Live=Jean Full/Newsroom
SUPER=@Jean1;


Keith, about 20 years ago.
Archeologists say evidence points to an extensive Woodland Indian settlement along the Roanoke River in the "Bottoms" area of Southeast Roanoke.
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It was uncovered in the late 1970's during bridge construction on 13th street.
Now, twenty years later, a group led by an amateur archeologist is working to get the ancient village a historical marker.
Tonight, the group trying to get the sign is meeting to plot strategy.
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Live=Jean Full/Newsroom


We'll have the story, and more tonight on News 7 at 11. Keith? (ad lib byes) Talent=Keith