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Coming up next on News 7 at 11...
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The inspectors are back, and Iraq gets bad news from the U.N.
A famous lead singer hangs himself as his band prepares for a comeback tour.
And how much do you think people would pay for a lock of Micky Mantle's hair?
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Those stories and more next on News 7 at 11.

US-Iraq


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UN inspection teams are back on the job in Iraq.
The 75 inspectors, Americans included... are trying to find out what, if anything, Iraq concealed during the standoff.
David Jackson has more.
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THE UNITED NATIONS WEAPONS TEAM IS BACK IN IRAQ NOW...THE FIRST TIME IN THREE WEEKS.

BUT THE TENSION REMAINS...AND THE UNITED STATES IS NOT BACKING DOWN ON ITS MILITARY PRESENCE IN THE GULF.

AN IMPARTIAL, NON POLITICAL U-N ARMS PANEL SUBMITTED ITS EMERGENCY REPORT SATURDAY TO THE SECURITY COUNCIL. SADDAM HUSSEIN HOPED THE INVESTIGATION MIGHT CLEAN UP HIS IMAGE. INSTEAD, THE REPORT CONCLUDES IT WILL TAKE A LOT MORE WORK BEFORE BAGHDAD IS DECLARED FREE OF WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION.

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results of this whole exercise is going to be a stronger UNSCOM>".

PRESIDENT CLINTON TRAVELLING OUT WEST, STOPPED TO THANK BORIS YELTSIN FOR HIS HELP IN ENDING...AT LEAST TEMPORARILY...THE CRISIS. DESPITE RUSSIA'S EFFORTS , ITS' PUSH TO LIFT SANCTIONS AGAINST IRAQ ISN'T WORKING.

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inspections...professional judgement of inspectors...neither U.s. or allies should control those decisions."

IRAQ IS CRITICAL OF THE REPORT, BUT MAY GET ONE OF ITS WISHES AS A RESULT: THE PANEL RECOMMENDS BROADENING THE MULTINATIONAL NATURE OF THE INSPECTION TEAM. IRAQ HAS COMPLAINED THAT THE TEAMS HOLD TOO MANY AMERICANS.
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Train-Derail


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One person died when runaway rail cars crashed through the wall of a factory in Wisconsin.
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A dozen cars jumped the tracks outside the plant early this morning.
Two of the cars crashed through the wall, sending about 30 workers running for cover.
One worker was missing, but rescue workers had no heavy equipment capable of lifting the heavy train cars.
The victim was finally located under one of the derailed cars.
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Via-Funeral


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An entire community is trying to come to grips with the death of six people, killed in a house fire on Wednesday.
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It was a standing room only crowd in the Oak Hill Baptist Church in Bassett.
Everyone was there to say good bye.
75-year-old Garnet Via, Senior, 72-year-old Alice Gravely Via, and 33-year old Jerri Via were three of the six people who died in a house fire Wednesday morning.
The others included 9-year-old India Manns, 6-year-old Johntea Manns and four year-old DeAngelo Terry.
Students at Campbell Court Elementary wrote letters about their friendships with the young victims.
The community and family members are still in shock.
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Fire officials say a woodstove caused the fatal blaze.
There was no smoke detector in the house.
The victims apparently died of smoke inhalation.
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Death-Row


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Two Louisiana men are making a cross country trip, trying to save their younger brother's life.
Ellis Cropper and Lawrence Cousin (KOO-zin)'s brother Shareef Cousin is the youngest inmate on death row in Louisiana.
They say he's innocent.
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Now the two brothers are riding to raise awareness.
They started the journey in New England, and from Roanoke they'll travel through at least four states before ending up in New Orleans.
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((ELLIS CROPPER: WE HAVE FACTS HE'S BEEN WRONGLY CONVICTED OF A MURDER AND SO WE'RE BUILDING UP PUBLICITY BECAUSE IT'S THE PEOPLE OF AMERICA THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE. SO I WANT THE PEOPLE TO SEE WHAT KINDS OF THINGS HAPPEN.)) ((LAWRENCE COUSIN: IN AMERICA YOU'RE SUPPOSED TO BE INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY. BUT MY YOUNGER BROTHER WAS GUILTY AND HAD TO PROVE HIMSELF INNOCENT. WE WANT TO NOT ONLY STOP THIS FROM HAPPENING TO HIM BUT OTHERS ACROSS RACE LINES.))
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They will arrive in New Orleans, December fourth.
That's when their brother's case goes before the Louisiana Supreme Court.
Shareef Cousin was convicted of robbing and killing a 25-year-old white man.
A witness identified Shareef as the gunman.

Death-Sentences


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Meanwhile, Virginia juries are sending more criminals to death row than they used to.
In the last 30 days, juries in the Commonwealth recommended the death penalty for four men... another man was sentenced to death by a judge.
It's a big change compared to the past two years... during which a total of three men were sent to death row.
The state has executed seven men so far this year... two more are scheduled to die next month.

Hutchence-Obit


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Australian officials found the lead singer of the rock band INXS (in-excess) dead in a hotel room last night.
Police say he hanged himself.
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Michael Hutchence was in Australia with other band members in preparation for the band's 20th anniversary tour.
Hutchence was last seen 24 hours ago with the band taping a segment for the "Today Show."
Hit songs by the band include "New Sensation" and "Need You Tonight."
Band members issued a statement saying they are in "extreme shock."
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Michael Hutchence was 37.



Mickey-Mantle


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Bids were higher than expected for personal items belonging to baseball legend Mickey Mantle.
The controversial auction brought in nearly 525 thousand dollars.
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A lock of Mantle's hair netted 6,900 dollars and an American Express platinum card signed by the slugger brought in 7,000 dollars.
But, many members of Mantle's family protested the auction and threatened to take legal action.
Hours before the start of the sale, the family, Leland's Auction house of New York and Mantle's longtime companion Greer Johnson reached a settlement-- agreeing to withhold 33 items.
Mantle's birth certificate and prescription bottles were among the items pulled from the auctioning block.
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Mickey Mantle died of liver cancer in August 1995.

WebWatch


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Microsoft is catching up with the competition in the web-browser war... though its success helped spark a government anti-trust lawsuit.
More in this week's WebWatch.
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Microsoft doubled its share of the web browser market, with the Internet Explorer's market share jumping from 20 to 40 percent.
Its success comes at Netscape's expense, which falls from 73 percent down to 57.
Analysts say Microsoft's share will continue to grow, as the company continues bundling Explorer in with Windows software packages.

If you're having credit problems, free, anonymous help is available online from Credit Counseling Centers of America.
The non-profit site has tips for people in financial trouble...
You can fill out a budget worksheet, then call a counselor who can help put you on the road to financial recovery... all without giving your name.

The prestigious Pulitzer Prize will now be available to online journalists.
The Pulitzer board made the decision at its annual meeting.
Newspapers can apply for the prize by submitting a CD-rom with the entry.
The move is considered a big step in the recognition of online journalism.

Links to these sites are posted on the WebWatch page, on the WDBJ website, at WWW-dot-WDBJ7-dot-com.))

On-Record


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Historians say the keys to future lie in the writings of ordinary people who lived in the past.
The Special Collections section of The Alderman Library contains thousands of original diaries and manuscripts.
Denise Allen spent some time at The University of Virginia while researching her series a Woman's War.
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In this maze of stacks you'll find original manuscripts of Edgar Allen Poe, documents dating back to the Revolutionary War and the Burwell Family papers.
Many of the collections in this section of the library are just that diaries and business papers of Virginia Families.
The Burwells were a Virginia family.
In their are papers documenting land sales dating back to the 17-hundreds.
But for our story, the focus was on the diaries from the Burwell women living at a Bedford Plantation during the Civil War.
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"Avenel was an ideal home in the 50's, before the war clouds began to gather, and the servants were as proud of its fame for hospitality as the master and mistress....Rosa Burwell (Burrell) Todd"
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The past comes a live again during On Record--as the Burwell women recount life on the plantation during the Civil War.
That's tomorrow morning at 11.
Denise Allen News 7.))

Columbia-Shuttle


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The Galaxy men got a wake up call from the "Galaxy Boys" earlier today as the astronauts aboard the Columbia Shuttle continue their mission.
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The tune "Galaxy Boys" comes from a scientific puppet show.
The astronauts tested components of their space suits and tools they needed to use for a satellite rescue attempt.
NASA will likely ask crew members to, once again, try to recapture a satellite that has failed.
It was launched from the shuttle Friday.
Earlier attempts to retrieve the satellite were not successful.
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Aside from the rescue attempts, the astronauts will also take a spacewalk Monday to test a telescoping crane-like device along with an experimental robotic camera system.



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S-Tech


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Virginia Tech saw its shot at a third straight Big East Bowl Alliance slip this afternoon losing to Pittsburgh 30 to 23.
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The Hokies trailed 9 to 6 at the break on two Shayne Graham Field goals then in the third quarter Anthony Midget picks up the fumble and returns it 22 yards for the score.
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Tech/23/;touchdown passes Including this 35 yarder to Juan Williams in the fourth quarter as Pittsburgh upset the 19-th ranked Hokies 30 to 23.
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Tech is 7 and 2 overall and 5 and 2 in the Big East. Tech wraps up the regular season at Virginia.

S-Gators


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Florida went 80 yards on three plays this afternoon to beat Florida State 32 to 29.
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The two teams hooked up even before the game started.
After a 63 yard pass play to Jacquez Green Fred Taylor, Who scored four times on the day took over this run moved the ball to the Seminole 3 yard line with less than 2 minutes left to play.
One play later Taylor scored on the SUPER=36-Florida/32/Florida

State/29/;three yard touchdown run, his fourth of the day and the Gators win it 32 to 29.
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S-College


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In Chapel Hill, Duke led Carolina 14 to nothing in the first.
But Tar Heel quarterback Chris Keldorf threw four touchdowns passes to lead Carolina to the 50 to 45 win. For all the scores lets check the boards.
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S-Fleming


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The William Fleming Colonels are in the state Semi finals after beating Culpeper County 20 to 13 in the Division 5 Northwest Region championship.
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The Colonels were fired up for the regional championship game.
Culpeper jumped out to the quick lead when Paul Hutchinson hauls in the play action pass from Fred Caperton and the Blue Devils were on top 7 to nothing early in the first quarter.
But the Colonel defense would tighten up Devon Turner forces Caperton out of the pocket and Derrick Turner makes the interception in the end zone ending the drive.
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Fleming/20/Culpeper/13/;this play Caperton throws to his wide out he slips and William Hankins makes the interception and returns it 30 yards and Fleming scores 20 in the second half to win it 20 to 13.
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S-Forest


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In Forest this afternoon, Jefferson Forest won the Region Three Division four championship beating Brookville 27 to nothing.
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The rain last night left the field a little muddy at kickoff this afternoon.
In the first quarter the Cavaliers get off to the quick start with a reverse and Joey Fitzgerald ends up with the ball and scores to make it 7 to nothing.
The Bees tried to get it going in the first half when Jason Brown goes to the air and hits Payton Townes, Junior who makes the nice catch.
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Forest/27/Brookville/0/;short run when Jay Chapman takes the handoff and scores to make it 13 to nothing and Jefferson Forest wins it 27 to Nothing.
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S-Radford


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The Radford Bobcats captured the Region C division 2 championship at on the road this afternoon.
Radford beats Patrick Henry Glade Spring 20 to 7.

Sports Tease


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And coming up, Roanoke and Ferrum tip it off tonight at Roanoke College in the Salem Bank and Trust tournament.
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And William Byrd and Glenvar bring state basketball championships back to the Roanoke Valley.
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S-Girls


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Glenvar and William Byrd are Single A and Double A state basketball champions.
Steve Mason recaps the Roanoke Valley sweep at Virginia High in Bristol.
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S-Roanoke


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Roanoke College and Ferrum opened their basketball seasons tonight at the Bast Center in the Salem Bank and Trust Tip off tournament.
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The Panthers warming up after leading at the half.
But the fighting Scots start a comeback Chris Housewright hits the jumper to cut into Ferrum's lead.
The Panthers come right back as Michael Hunter answers with the jumper to keep the game close.
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deal with the jumper with 5 seconds left Maryville wins it 76 to 74.
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In the nightcap, Roanoke and Goucher took the floor at the Bast Center.
Nathan Hungate passes to Kyle Murphy who draws the foul as the Maroons were cutting into a Gopher lead.
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goes coast to coast for the score and Roanoke goes on to win it 63 to 53.
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S-Hoops


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Curtis Staples scored 23 and Norman Nolan 13 to lead the Virginia Cavaliers The Cavaliers up their record to 2 and 1 on the season. to a 60 to 45 win over George Mason.