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News-head

ANCHOR=Eric
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WRITER=eea
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Up next on News 7 at 11...
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VO-NAT


It's more than a new piece of pavement... this bridge could mean a lot to one Roanoke community.
Virginia's Attorney General creates a task force to fight college alcohol abuse.
And who would kick a little old lady off a bus? Greyhound... we'll tell you why.
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ANCHOR=Eric
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News 7 at 11 is next.

Second-Street


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-80
GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Seal


Roanoke officials bridged the gap between two distinct parts of the city today.
The controversial Second Street Bridge is complete.
Now people who live in the Gainsboro community are waiting to see what happens next.
Denise Allen has more.
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IN Q=I USE TO
SUPER=02-Rev. Ron Marsh; :00
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :16
SUPER=03-Roanoke/August 1995; :31
SUPER=01-Bill Clark/Public Works Dir.; :48
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SOT 14:17:53
IN Q=BUT TO ME

((REV. RON MARSH: BUT TO ME THAT'S PRESERVATION OF THAT SPOT WHEN I CAN REMEMBER THE OLD YMCA SITTING THERE AND THE OLD BRICK WALKWAY, STANDING THERE AS A KID BEFORE DAY BREAK WAITING TO GO TO YMCA CAMP.))
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OUT Q=TO YMCA CAMP


Ron Marsh has seen Gainsboro change a great deal over the years, but ultimately he feels the new bridge will help bring the community back to life.
But that hasn't been the sentiment of some people in the area.
Residents spoke out against the project during the planning stages, saying the new road was government's way of taking another slice of their historic community and that the project would cut the neighborhood in two.
So developers took extra care in the finishing touches of the project.
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SOT13:19:14
IN Q=WE TRIED TO MAKE

((BILL CLARK/PUBLIC WORKS DIR.: WE TRIED TO MAKE SURE IT WAS A UNIQUE PROJECT, THE EXTRA LANDSCAPING AND THE BRICK WALKWAYS AND THE DISTINCTIVE LIGHT POLLS ON THE BRIDGE.))
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OUT Q=POLLS ON THE BRIDGE


Gainsboro is Roanoke's oldest neighborhood.
In its hey day the thriving black community had it's own institutions, businesses and leaders.
But urban renewal projects and the growth of suburbs contributed to the demise of the neighborhood.
Marsh says he sees good things ahead.
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SOT 14:15:09
IN Q=WE CAN THINK

((WE CAN THINK ABOUT ALL THE SEPARATION BUT WHEN I THINK OF BRIDGE I THINK JOINING TOGETHER AND THAT'S WHAT WE HAVE TO DO IN OUR COMMUNITY. WE HAVE TO LOOK AT THIS BRIDGE HAS JOINING TOGETHER.))
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OUT Q=AS JOINING TOGETHER


Officials say the new boulevard creates easier access to downtown.
Those involved with the celebration hope it helps bridge a gap between the old and the new.
Denise Allen News 7.))

Passages-Promo


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#=97-75
GRAPHIC=Northwest Passages


The progress in Gainsboro is just a chapter in the story of revitalizing neighborhoods in northwest Roanoke.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Vacant lots and substandard housing have become the norm in parts of northwest as longtime residents have died or moved away.
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SOT 15:07:23
IN Q=Everybody knew everybody

((WILLIAM TABORN/NORTHWEST ROANOKE RESIDENT: EVERYBODY KNEW EVERYBODY. PRACTICALLY EVERYBODY HAS DIED. I WAS TELLING SOMEBODY LAST NIGHT, THERE'S NOT BUT THREE PEOPLE LIVING ON HARRISON AVENUE THAT WAS STILL LIVING WHEN I WAS A CHILD.))
SUPER=01-William Taborn/Northwest Roanoke Resident;
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=when I was a child.
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TAKE FULL SCREEN LIVE/PROMO BOARD
This week, we'll hear more from William Taborn (TAY-born) and other residents... as they discuss the problems and potential of their neighborhood.
Our series, Northwest Passages, starts Monday on News 7 at Six.
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Gov-Conference


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-77
GRAPHIC=Virginia State Seal


According to the Virginia Housing Development Authority affordable and safe housing are scarce in Virginia.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


During the next three days more than 700 vendors will discuss the issue at the Governor's Housing conference at the Hotel Roanoke.
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SOT 14:44:18
IN Q=In Fact there

((KATHLEEN O'ROURK/VA HOUSING DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY: IN FACT THERE IS STILL A GREAT DEAL OF SUBSTANDARD HOUSING AND ONE REASON WHY THIS IS THE LARGEST IN THE NATION IS WE'VE BEEN VERY SUCCESSFUL IN PUTTING TOGETHER FOLKS FROM PRIVATE AND PUBLIC SECTORS SO THEY CAN OFFER AFFORABLE HOUSING TO PEOPLE WHO OTHER WISE THINK THEY MIGHT NOT BE ABLE TO AFFORD IT.))
SUPER=01-Kathleen O'Rourke/VA Housing Development Authority;
RUNS=:21
OUT Q=able to afford it
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Anchor=Eric
SS=none


The Governor's Conference runs through Tuesday.
It's is part of an urban revitalization initiative and the goal is to improve housing and economic opportunities throughout the state.

Septuplets


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


The mother of septuplets in Iowa will be able to celebrate Thanksgiving at home.
Bobbi McCaughey was scheduled to be released from the hospital today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Des Moines, IA;


The head of the hospital also announced today a second baby, the one who was originally in critical condition, is much better.
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SOT 15:45:47
IN Q=and I'm very

((AND I'M VERY HAPPY TO REPORT THAT AS OF A LITTLE WHILE AGO, JOEL HAS BEEN TAKEN OFF THE RESPIRATOR AND IS ALSO LISTED IN FAIR CONDITION. ))
SUPER=01-Dr. David Alexander/Iowa Methodist Medical Center;
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OUT Q=in fair condition
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VO-NAT


A family spokesperson had a message for the media... go home.
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SOT 15:46:47
IN Q=Bobbi and Kenny

((BOBBI AND KENNY AND THE FAMILY WILL NOT BE MAKING ANY MORE COMMENTS UNTIL AFTER THANKSGIVING, WE HOPE THAT YOU CAN GO HOME AND ENJOY THANKSGIVING WITH YOUR FAMILIES. ))
SUPER=01-Marlys Popma/Family Spokesperson;
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OUT Q=with your families
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VO-NAT


The rest of the babies are still listed in serious condition, but the doctor says they're doing well.
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Shuttle


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=space shuttle


Astronauts will be playing catch with a malfunctioning satellite tomorrow.
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VO-NAT


Earthbound astronauts were working out the details underwater.
Two members of the shuttle crew will space walk into the cargo bay, strap on foot restraints and try to grab the satellite as they fly by.
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SOT 15:12:98
IN Q=we want to

(( WE WANT TO RETRIEVE A VALUABLE SCIENTIFIC SATELLITE, FOR FUTURE FLIGHTS, FUTURE USE, WHATEVER AND WE HAVE THE CABILITY TO DO IT, WE CAN DO IT WITHOUT IMPACTING THE OTHER PAYLOADS ON THE FLIGHT WITH VIRTUALLY NO RISK. IT'S SOMETHING THAT THE PROGRAM OUGHT TO GO DO.))
SUPER=03-Bob Castle/NASA
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OUT Q=to go do
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VO-NAT


The Spartan satellite is designed to study the sun, but it malfunctioned when it was released Friday.
Astronauts tried to grab it with the shuttle's robot arm, but accidentally started it spinning.
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Tease#1



ANCHOR=jja
NEWSCAST=11

SOFT MUSIC
When the newscast continues-- we'll find out about a new toilet system being installed on Norfolk Southern trains..
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VO-NAT


Also the President plays down reports of problems surrounding the financial markets in Asia and refuses to change his positions on a land mine treaty.
That's coming up next when the newscast continues.
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Comm#1







Clinton


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Bill Clinton


President Clinton says recent problems in Asian financial markets are nothing more than "little glitches".
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Vancouver, Canada;


The President met with Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien (zhahn kreh-TYEN) at the Asia Pacific Economic Conference summit.
He says he's optimistic about the future of Asia's economy, but adds they have to work together to stablize markets in that region.
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IN Q=this is a time

((PRESIDENT CLINTON; THIS IS A TIME FOR CONFIDENCE IN THE FUTURE OF ASIA AND CONFIDENCE IN THE FUTURE OF OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH THEM. WE HAVE A FEW LITTLE GLITCHES IN THE ROAD HERE, WE'RE WORKING THROUGH THEM ))
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OUT Q=working through them
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VO-NAT


The two men say they haven't discussed the international land mine treaty, which Chretien is pushing and Clinton won't sign.
Chretien said he'll continue putting "gentle pressure" on the president.
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Business Review


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=sgo
TAPE#=BIZ
GRAPHIC=Business Review


First Union is banking on becoming the East coast's largest financial institution, with a historical purchase.
And Norfolk Southern trains are getting 21st-century toilets.
Scott Goldberg has those stories and more in this week's News-7 Business Review.
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SUPER=04-File Tape; :07
SUPER=03-Pulaski; :21
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(( 97-74
It's the biggest banking deal in United States history.
First Union is buying Philadelphia-based CoreStates Financial for 16-billion dollars in stock.
The buyout makes First Union the East coast's biggest bank. 97-79
Pulaski Community and Alleghany Regional are on the list of hospitals likely to separate from Columbia H-C-A.
The health-care giant plans to spin off 100 hospitals to create smaller, more independent companies. 97-80
In Danville, the Goodyear plant is losing 100-jobs.
It's the first round of cuts since union workers voted against a seven-day work week. 97-80
Thirty-nine jobs are leaving Roanoke County's Ingersoll-Rand plant.
All the cuts affect upper-level management. 97-67
In Hillsville, Sara Lee's sewing plant is getting a new owner and a new name.
Almost all of the plant's 510-workers will stay there after the plant becomes the Hillsville Apparel Corporation. 97-
Norfolk Southern workers were relieved to hear the railroad is chucking its dry-hopper waste disposal system.
The railroad says chemical or flush toilets will take the place of plastic bags onboard its locomotives. DJIA pre pro
Wall Street has now officially recovered from last month's tumble.
The Dow added 309 points this week.
The Nasdaq picked up 37.
And that's this week's News-7 Business Review.
I'm Scott Goldberg.))


Lottery-First


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=none


A multi-million dollar lottery ticket in the Big Game was purchased in Virginia this week, making it the first time a winning ticket for the multi-state lottery came from the Commonwealth.
The Big Game is a lottery involving six states including the Commonwealth.
According to Lottery spokesman Ed Scarborough the ticket was sold at a Zip Mart in Richmond and is worth 15 million dollars.
After taxes, of course, the winner will get 510-thousand dollars every year for 20 years.




Teen-Drivers


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=97-78
GRAPHIC=none


Could teenage drivers be ticketed for driving after dark?
That's one of the ideas the state is considering to cut down on the number of accidents involving young drivers.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;

use file Teen-Drivers 96-49; Teen-Drivers 96-50;
People from 15 to 20 years old make up nearly 7 percent of licensed drivers, but account for 14 percent of the motorists involved in fatal car wrecks.
Studies show that most of those accidents happen at night.
Limiting night driving is one of the provisions state officials are considering as part of a "graduated licensing" law.
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Task-Force


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#=97-
GRAPHIC=none


Four dead college students in the past 30 days motivated Attorney General Richard Cullen to set up a task force on college alcohol abuse.
Three victims were from the New River Valley.
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VO-NAT tape 97-66 Student-Death
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/November 1;


Melinda Somer's blood alcohol was nearly three times the legal limit when fell from her Virginia Tech dorm window Halloween night.
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ANCHOR=Eric
SS=


Students from Tech, Radford, and V-C-U have died in alcohol-related car accidents over the past month.
Cullen's task force is made up of police officers, college presidents, students and parents.

Tease#2



ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11

SOFT MUSIC
The Redskins squared off against the Giants tonight--Roy Stanley will be here in a few minutes with the highlights.
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VO-NAT


And, the SPCA says if you're making a Christmas list, check it twice if you plan to adopt a pet as a Christmas present.
While the furry friends are cute and cuddly around the holidays, they're a handful of responsibility.
That story is coming up when the news continues.
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Comm#2



Rockbridge-Central


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=97-74
GRAPHIC=none


Rescue workers in Rockbridge County say they can provide better service by working together.
They've started the Regional Central Dispatch Center, pulling together 11 Volunteer Fire Departments and five rescue squads.
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IN Q=Just this past

((JON ELLESTAD/LEXINGTON CITY MGR.: JUST THIS PAST WEEK, THIS WEEK--TOOK THE BIG STEP OF HIRING OUR FIRST EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR WHO'S JOB IT WILL BE TO ACTUALLY PUT THIS CONSOLIDATED CENTER TOGETHER AND PURCHASE THE EQUIPMENT, OUTFIT THE DISPATCHERS AND HIRE THE DISPATCHERS AND ALL THAT SORT OF STUFF. WE'RE REALLY QUITE EXCITED ABOUT IT. THAT'S A BIG STEP FOR INTERGOVERNMENTAL COOPERATION.))
SUPER=01-Jon Ellestad/Lexington City Mgr.
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OUT Q=for intergovernmental cooperation.
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ANCHOR=Eric
SS=none


Ellestad says the consolidation has been in the planning stages since 1992.
The new center will improve the level of service by allowing localities to share in expenses and responsibilities.

Xmas-Pets


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=97-73
GRAPHIC=SPCA


Pets can bring us happiness, but cats and dogs don't make good Christmas gifts if the receiver is not prepared for the responsibility.
The S-P-C-A is encouraging people to think carefully about giving pets as presents.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;

use file PETS 97-11, SPCA 95-80;
A center manager says the number of adoptions usually drops off in November then picks back up in the weeks just before Christmas.
The S-P-C-A says too often those who give the pets as presents assume the recipient will take on the responsibility of caring for it.
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IN Q=We don't really

((TERRI WIERINGA/ROCKBRIDGE CO. SPCA: WE DON'T REALLY ENCOURAGE IT. WE HAVE SOME THAT HAVE BEEN ADOPTED OUT A WEEK OR SO BEFORE CHRISTMAS AND THEY COME BACK AND USUALLY, I'M NOT SAYING ALL OF THEM BUT WE USUALLY TRY TO ENCOURAGE PEOPLE TO GET GIFT CERTIFICATES.))
SUPER=01-Terri Wieringa/Rockbridge Co. SPCA;
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OUT Q=get gift certificates.
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VO-NAT


The gift certificates give the recipient time to think it over.
They can pick up the pet on reserve for them, pick up a different pet, or decide it's not really a good idea.
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Forecasts
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Flurries/29-35;
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S-Skins


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#FB97-5
GRAPHIC=Skins/giants


The Washington Redskins and New York Giants were playing for First place in the N-F-C East last night at Jack Kent Cooke Stadium.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Raljon, MD/ESPN; :


The Redskin defense made a big play late in the second quarter Ken Harvey hits Giant quarterback Danny Kanell he fumbles and the Skins recover with good field position.
Several plays later Gus Frerotte rolls out on the play action he tucks it in and scores from four yards out and the Redskins took the 7 to nothing lead. Frerotte jamed his neck running into the wall he was taken to the hospital and is alright.
Washington turned it over on a Jeff Hostettler interception and Kanell
SUPER=30-Washington//N.Y. Giants//;comes back he throws a bullet to Chris

Calloway to tie the game at 7 to 7 at the half and ____ wins the game ___ to _____.
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S-Panthers


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#CP97-1
GRAPHIC=Panthers/Rams


The Carolina Panthers are back playing 500 ball after yesterday afternoon's 16 to 10 win over the St. Louis Rams.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-St. Louis, MO/FOX SPORTS; :


Carolina coach Dom Capers checks the action from the sideline.
In the second quarter the Panthers turn it over. Kerry Collins drops back and fumbles the ball its picked up by Leslie O'Neal who takes in for the 66 yard touchdown to make it 7 to nothing Rams.
But Collins would come right back this time he goes to the air and hits Rocket Ismail on the 59 yard touchdown pass play and the game was tied at 7 to 7 in the second quarter.
The Panthers broke the tie in the SUPER=30-Carolina/16/St.

Louis/10/;third when John Kasay Boots the 53 yard field goal to make it 13 to 10 and Carolina wins it 16 to 10.
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S-Packers


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#FB97-1
GRAPHIC=Packers/Cowboys


Brett Favre passed for four touchdowns and Dorsey Levens rushed for a franchise record 190 yards in a 45 to 17 win over the Dallas Cowboys.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Green Bay, WI/FOX SPORTS; :


Favre warming up on the sideline before the game.
And with 5 minutes left in the first quarter he hits Dorsey Levens over the middle for the 7 yard touchdown pass play to make it 7 to nothing.
But the Cowboys come right back. Deion Sanders makes the move and intercepts the Favre pass and returns it 50 yards for the Touchdown and the score was tied at 10 to 10 at the half.
Favre hooked up with tight end Mark SUPER=30-Green

Bay/45/Dallas/17/;Chmura on 2 touchdown passes in the second half this 4 yarder made it 17to 10 and the Packers win it 45 to 17.
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S-Dolphins


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#FB97-2
GRAPHIC=Patriots/Dolphins


New England returned two interceptions for touchdowns in the last two minutes before the half and held on to beat the Miami Dolphins 27 to 24.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Foxboro, MA/NBC SPORTS; :


Jimmy Johnson walking to the Dolphins bench before the game.
The Patriots took the early lead when Dave Megett puts the ball in the air on the half back pass hitting Troy Brown who scores from 35 yards out making it 10 to 3 New England.
Larry Whigham returned an interception for a 60 yard touchdown
SUPER=30-New England/27/Miami/24/;then on Miami's next possession Jimmy

Hitchcock steps in front of this Dan Marino pass and returns it 100 yards for the score and the Patriots win it 27 to 24.
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S-NFL


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#FB97-3
GRAPHIC=NONE
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA/NBC SPORTS; :


At the Vet, The Steelers get ready for cross town rivals the Philadelphia Eagles.
Third string quarterback Bobby Hoying completed 15 of 31 passes for 246 yards as the Eagles knock off the Steelers.
For all of the scores lets check the boards.
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S-Ditka


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#FB97-4
GRAPHIC=NFL Logo


Mike Ditka is having second thoughts about returning to the N-F-L to coach the New Orleans Saints.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/FOX SPORTS; :


After the Saints lost to the Falcons this afternoon Ditka said he doesn't have it anymore.
He said he's failed to instill passion in his team and that he would probably quit if the Saints fail to turn things around. New Orleans is 4 and 8.
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IN Q="I just don't

((MIKE DITKA/SAINTS HEAD COACH: ))
SUPER=01-Mike Ditka/Saints Head Coach; :00
RUNS=:26
OUT Q=.....games all about."
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S-Tech


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#TF97-2
GRAPHIC=Tech Football


If the Polls have anything to do with Virginia Tech getting the Big East's Alliance Bowl spot the Hokies are hanging by a thin piece of thread.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Pittsburgh, PA/KDKA; :


Yesterday in Pittsburgh, Pete Gonzalez passed for four touchdowns to lead the Panthers to a 30 to 23 win over the Hokies.
The loss knocked the Hokies out of the A-P top 25 and dropped them to 21-st in the U-S-A ESPN poll 5 spots behind Syracuse. Syracuse is also 16-th in the A-P Poll.
Tech is 7 and 3 overall and 5 and 2 in the Big East.
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ANCHOR=Roy
SS=Big East


Tech will go to Virginia next week needing a win and a Miami victory over Syracuse to force a tie between the Hokies and Orangemen.
If there's a tie the highest ranked team gets the alliance spot.

S-Scores


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Roanoke College


Roanoke College won the Salem Bank and Trust tournament championship this afternoon beating Maryville 96 to 75.
For that and all of today's scores lets check the boards.
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Lakers/47/3//;
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Overtime/;
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S-Foreman


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-15
GRAPHIC=NONE
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Atlantic City, NJ/HBO; :


And George Foreman says last nights heavyweight fight against Shannon Biggs is his last.
The 48 year old Foreman lost a majority decision to Shannon Biggs last night in Atlantic City and said he's retiring from the sport.
Foreman said quote I've had a wonderful boxing career but I'm a salesman at heart. Foreman was a two time heavyweight champion.
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S-Golf


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-9
GRAPHIC=LPGA LOGO


Annika Sorenstam, The L-P-G-A player of the year, finished her season by winning the tour championship.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Las Vegas, NV/ABC SPORTS; :


Sorenstam shot a final round 70 to finish tied with Pat Hurst and Lorie Kane at 11 under par.
Sorenstam parred all three extra holes to win the event. She won six tournaments this year and set a record with winning over 1 point 36 million dollars.
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Road-Report


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=Road Report
GRAPHIC=Road Report


There are a few work days left before the Thanksgiving holiday.
So to help you avoid construction delays here's Stacey Martin with this week's Road Report.
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IN Q=A ceremony earlier
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SUPER=03-Roanoke; :18
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OUT Q=Happy Thanksgiving.


((A ceremony earlier today marked the opening of the Second Street Bridge.
VDOT says minor work will continue on the new road causing some occassional lane closures.
And, the northbound lanes of I-581 from the Peters Creek Road exit to I-81 will be shut down from midnight to 5 a-m tonight and tomorrow night.
Workers are bringing in beams to replace the bridge on Wood Haven Road. pinnacle board
Elsewhere around the region, in Bedford County, a section of Route 718 is closed to replace a bridge over Little Otter River.
And, VDOT says temporary lane closures are in the works for Route 122 near Moneta while a bridge over Stony Creek is painted.
That's it for this week's edition of Road Report. Have a safe drive into work the next few days and a Happy Thanksgiving!))

Video


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=lfi
TAPE#=Video
GRAPHIC=none
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An 80-year old Florida woman was kicked off a Greyhound bus for bringing her new puppy along for the ride.
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Antonia Sanabria was returning to Tampa from her birthday celebration in Pensacola where she received "Cookie" as a gift.
At 3-AM, the driver stopped the bus, told her dogs weren't allowed, and made her get off at a rural truck stop.
Someone called the police and Sanabria said she thought she was going to jail.
Instead five officers shuttled her from county to county until she and Cookie finally made it home.
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IN Q=It was so handsome guys

((It was so handsome guys. Every one of them was handsome. Nice! For an old lady like me.))
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OUT Q=old lady like me.
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ANCHOR=Eric
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Sanabria says it's a birthday she'll never forget. Greyhound apologized, gave Sanabria a refund, and suspended the driver.