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HEADLINES

ANCHOR=Melanie
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VO-NAT


More incidents of racism in Floyd County.
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ANCHOR=Melanie


And a Danville high school grieves the death of one of its students.
ANCHOR=Kimberly


Temperatures will continue to warm up today-- with some higher-than-normal readings.
Will the mild weather last through Thanksgiving?
The holiday travel outlook, coming up.
ANCHOR=Steve
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ANCHOR=Melanie


Cross-Burning


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=KHu/SLY
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Race Relations


A student minister in Floyd County says a cross burning on the lawn behind his church is just the latest in a series of racial incidents.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Floyd Co.


In October Pastor Diarmuid O'Hara found graffiti on the exterior of the Indian Valley Presbyterian Church.
It read "K-K-K" and "White Power."
More recently someone shot out the light fixtures with a B-B gun.
Then this past weekend, a cross was found burning behind the church.
Pastor O'Hara believes the culprits may have propped the cross up against the back wall, then pushed it over into the grass when the flames appeared to threaten the church.
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SOT 13:43:35
IN Q=There are a lot of

((THERE ARE A LOT OF KIDS THAT ARE REALLY CAUGHT UP, THEY THINK IT'S REALLY COOL TO BE IN THE K.K.K., BUT THEY DON'T REALLY KNOW WHAT IT'S ALL ABOUT. THEN THERE ARE SOME OF THE OLDER ONES WHO KNOW WHAT IT'S ALL ABOUT AND THE WORST OF USING IT IT SOUNDS LIKE.))
SUPER=01-Diarmuid O'Hara/Pastor
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=sounds like
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VO-NAT


The experience has not deterred O'Hara, who says he might return to Indian Valley once he completes his seminary work.
His wife, however, says she's not so sure that's a good idea.
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E-Danville-Student


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-87
GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident


A Danville high school is mourning the loss of one of its brightest students, a honor roll member who died in a car crash earlier this week.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co./Monday;


Ruth Cardwell was killed when the car she was riding in flipped over on Route 7-26 in Ringgold.
At Dan River High School, fellow students met in the cafeteria for counseling.
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SOT 29:53
IN Q=They're sad

((DIANNE DONOHOE/SCHOOL NURSE: THEY'RE SAD. THEY'RE ANGRY. THEY'RE SHOCKED. AND THEY'RE ALSO SHARING FUNNY TIDBITS ABOUT THE LIFE OF THIS PERSON. IN OTHER WORDS, THEY'RE FINDING JOY IN THEIR EXPERIENCES WITH HER, IN THEIR RELATIONSHIP WITH HER.))
SUPER=01-Dianne Donohoe/School Nurse;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=relationship with her
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VO-NAT


Another student, Anton Reece, was driving the car.
The hospital is not releasing his condition.
Cardwell and Reece both earned top grades and played in the band.
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SOT 12:30
IN Q=Anton also loved

((CLARISSA KNIGHT/PRINCIPAL: ANTON ALSO LOVED MUSIC, WAS A VERY GOOD FRIEND OF RUTH'S. I THINK THEIR FRIENDSHIP FORGED BECAUSE OF THEIR RELATIONSHIP IN BAND.))
SUPER=01-Clarissa Knight/Principal;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=relationship in band
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VO-NAT


Students say they will try to help the victims' families.
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5-Sussex-Prison


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-46
GRAPHIC=New Prison


Virginia's death row inmates are among the prisoners who will be relocated to a new prison early next year.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Sussex Co.;


Some of the costs of justice can be measured, right here in Southside Virginia.
Sussex One and Two open their barbed wire to nearly 24-hundred inmates in just about three months.
With a combined price tag of 142-million dollars, they feature the latest in prison technology.
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SOT 11:17:48
IN Q=There's nothing

((JOHN TAYLOR/SUSSEX I WARDEN: THERE'S NOTHING IN OUR SYSTEM THAT HASN'T BEEN TESTED IN SOME OTHER CORRECTIONAL ENVIRONMENT. THAT GOES FROM OUR FENCE SYSTEM, TO OUR SECURITY CONTROL SYSTEM, TO OUR BUILDING AUTOMATION SYSTEM.))
SUPER=01-John Taylor/Sussex I Warden;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=automation system.
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VO-NAT


Virginia's 44 death row inmates move here from Mecklenburg in mid-February.
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SOT TAPE ONE 11:27:26
IN Q=We were designed

((WE WERE DESIGNED FOR 88 DEATH ROW CELLS TO ACCOMODATE ANY FUTURE INCREASE IN THE POPULATION. I KNOW THERE'S BEEN A RECENT DECLINE IN THE NUMBERS. BUT THAT MAY JUST BE A TEMPORARY ABERRATION.))
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OUT Q=temporary aberration.
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VO-NAT


Among the new innovations: pneumatic (new-matic) doors, controlled from a central room, where armed officers will be ready to shoot-- the instant violence breaks out.
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APEC


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=None


President Clinton is back at the White House this morning after attending a two-day Pacific Rim Summit in British Columbia.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Vancouver, BC;


Yesterday, Mr. Clinton and other leaders pledged to help bail out Asian countries hit by plunging markets.
They also declared Asia's economic fundamentals as strong despite currency and stock selloffs.
SUPER=03-Tokyo;


Meanwhile, Tokyo's main stock index is on an upswing, closing up one point one percent today.
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One-Steve


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NONE


Small Studio
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Stocks
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S-Heritage-Point


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sgo
TAPE#97-73
GRAPHIC=NONE


Roanoke's industrial park will be home to more than just businesses--the horses of the city's mounted police patrol will also be moving in.
Scott Goldberg reports they'll be trotting on historic ground.
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SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=01-George Kegley/Retired Journalist; :09
SUPER=01-A. J. Wright/Mounted Patrol Officer; :24
SUPER=01-Doug Chittum/Econ. Development Administrator; 1:05
SUPER=@Scott2; 1:20
RUNS=1:28
OUT Q=News 7

(( For the last 150 years things have been relatively quiet around George Kegley's house.
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SOT 22:29:11
IN Q=Yeah its just a little

((GEORGE KEGLEY: YEAH, IT'S JUST A LITTLE POCKET OF HISTORY OUT HERE THAT HAS ESCAPED ATTENTION UNTIL NOW.))
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=UNTIL NOW


Suddenly the back yard where horses grazed before the Civil War is Roanoke's latest target for development.
But a new home for police horses is the sort of development most folks can live with.
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SOT 00:04:50
IN Q=When they're

((A.J. WRIGHT/MOUNTED PATROL OFFICER: WHEN THEY'RE IN A STALL THEY'RE A LITTLE CRAMPED. THEY GET OUT HERE AND THEY CAN KICK UP THEIR HEELS.))
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=their heels

horse shots and/or map shot
The plan is to headquarter Roanoke's mounted police in an undeveloped section of the city's industrial park.
It happens to be the same piece of land where historians believe they found "industrial" pre pro tape Yelverton Oliver's buried remains.
Dead since 18-51, Oliver was a horse trainer who used lived in what is now Kegley's house.
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SOT 22:25:22
IN Q=He and his father

((GEORGE KEGLEY: HE AND HIS FATHER BOTH OWNED HORSES, SO IT'S APPROPRIATE THAT A HORSE STABLE COMES BACK ON WHAT WAS ONCE OLIVER LAND.))
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=

pre-pro
The Olivers' old stomping grounds were next in line for industrial development.
But the city thought a horse stable would look better than a factory. Down the road, the city wants to build a child-care center and renovate a cabin where families can brush up on Roanoke history.
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SOT 21:40
IN Q=we wanted

((DOUG CHITTUM/EC. DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATOR: WE WANTED TO DEVELOP THAT PARK IN A SENSITIVE WAY THAT WOULD BE A REAL ASSET NOT ONLY FOR THE PEOPLE WHO MAKE A LIVING IN THE PARK BUT THE COMMUNITY AS A WHOLE.))
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OUT Q=a whole


Downtown Roanoke Incorporated says it will pay for the 150-thousand dollar stable.
But the group is counting on help from donations...and sales of official Roanoke mounted police merchandise.
Scott Goldberg, News-7.
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E-Flood-Relief


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-77
GRAPHIC=Flood Relief


Roanoke has had its share of unexpected flood damage over the years--now city officials are hoping to prevent future problems.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


They're sending pamphlets out to every Roanoke address, telling residents where the flood plains are, and what to do if you live in one.
Putting out the pamphlets also helped improve the city's position in the insurance industry's Community Rating System, and that means lower rates.
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SOT 11:07:24
IN Q=Anyone in the

((GREG REED/ROANOKE CITY ENGINEER; ANYONE IN THE CITY OF ROANOKE THAT PURCHASES FLOOD INSURANCE AT THIS TIME WILL GET A FIVE PERCENT REDUCTION OVER THE STANDARD FLOOD INSURANCE RATES BECAUSE OF OUR STANDING IN THE CRS PROGRAM. ))
SUPER=01-Greg Reed/Roanoke City Engineer;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=CRS program.
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VO-NAT


If you're in the process of buying or renting a new house, you can visit the City Engineer's office and look at the flood plain maps to find out if the property is in the danger zone.
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Passages-2


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-88
GRAPHIC=Northwest Passages


Northwest Roanoke faces an uncertain future, but the publisher of the Roanoke Tribune says she is otpimistic the neighborhood's fortunes are changing.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The Roanoke Tribune has documented the neighborhood's struggle for almost sixty years.
Claudia Whitworth says she is optimistic that a new attitude, and a new approach to neighborhood problems will bear fruit.
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SOT 17:05:09
IN Q=What does northwest Roanoke need

((CLAUDIA WHITWORTH/ROANOKE TRIBUNE: WHAT DOES NORTHWEST ROANOKE NEED THE MOST TO REALLY ACHIEVE ITS POTENTIAL? UNIFICATION AND TRUST. THAT'S THE BIGGEST DEAL KILLER. THERE'S BEEN A TOTAL LACK OF TRUST BETWEEN THE RESIDENTS AND CITY GOVERNMENT AND BETWEEN RESIDENTS AND IT'S JUST REALLY BEEN A NO TRUST, NO WIN SITUATION. AND WE'RE HOPING WE CAN BUILD THAT.))
SUPER=01-Claudia Whitworth/Roanoke Tribune;
RUNS=:31
OUT Q=we can build that.
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TAKE FULLSCREEN 6 AND 11 PROMO BOARD
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E-Blacksburg-Gift


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-80
GRAPHIC=NONE


Students in Montgomery County have offered their two cents worth to help less fortunate families over the holidays.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg;


A penny drive at Blacksburg High school netted 18-hundred dollars for the Montgomery County Christmas store.
The students also put together 220 food baskets for the needy.
The baskets include everything for a Thanksgiving dinner.
The students are also donating more than 600-books for children.
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E-National-Tree


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-82
GRAPHIC=Christmas


The national Christmas tree is making its way to Washington, where it will light up the Capitol.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pulaski Co.;


This is the third year David Duvall has hauled "America's Holiday Tree" to Washington.
Yesterday-- he made a quick stop in Wythe County to visit family before heading up the interstate to complete the three thousand mile trip.
The tree is a gift from the people of South Dakota.
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12:51:12
SOT
IN Q=When it

((MICHAEL EVANS/US FOREST SERVICE:WHEN IT WAS CUT I THINK IT WAS ABOUT EIGHT ABOVE ZERO, THEY HAD A 30- BELOW ZERO WIND CHILL AND THEY ACTUALLY HAD TO COVER THE TREE ONCE IT WAS DOWN WITH A TARP AND HEAT IT TO KEEP THE TREE FROM BREAKING AS THEY TRIED TO WRAP IT. ))
SUPER=01-Michael Evans/U.S. Forest Service; :00
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=wrap it.
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VO-NAT


The 60 foot black hills spruce will be placed in four feet of concrete before it's decorated.
The Speaker of the House will light the tree at a ceremony December 10th.
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Two-Steve


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NONE


Small Studio
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;




Double Boxes=SPA & KMC
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2-HEADLINES
SUPER=#4050; Headline Banner
2-Shot=Mel/Kmc
ANCHOR=Melanie


Here's a look at today's top stories.
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VO-NAT
ANCHOR=Melanie


More reports of racism in Floyd County.
The most recent incidents include cross burnings, and graffiti that read K-K-K.
The cross burning took place outside a local church.
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VO-NAT
ANCHOR=Kimberly


After two days of talks in Canada, President Clinton and Pacific Rim leaders have approved an emergency plan to aid trouble Asian econmies.
Meantime, Asian markets are rebounding today after the Japanese government gave strong hints that it's preparing to shore up its weakened financial system.
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VO-NAT
ANCHOR=Melanie


And disagreeing with a judge's decision to set her free, prosecutors in the Louise Woodward case filed an appeal seeking to reinstate the verdict.
Prosecutors claim Zobel exceeded his authority by composing his own theory of how eight-month old Matthew Eappen died.
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ANCHOR=Kimberly


And that's what's making news on this Wednesday, November 26th.
ANCHOR=Melanie


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

2-Cross-Burning


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=KHu/SLY
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Race Relations


Racist incidents at a Floyd County church over the last month are probably the work of a small group, that's the opinion of the pastor who is apparently the target of the attacks.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Floyd Co.


In October Pastor Diarmuid O'Hara found graffiti on the exterior of the Indian Valley Presbyterian Church.
It read "K-K-K" and "White Power." More recently someone shot out the light fixtures with a B-B gun.
Then this past weekend, a cross was found burning behind the church.
Pastor O'Hara believes the culprits may have propped the cross up against the back wall, then pushed it over into the grass when the flames appeared to threaten the church.
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SOT 13:43:35
IN Q=There are a lot of

((THERE ARE A LOT OF KIDS THAT ARE REALLY CAUGHT UP, THEY THINK IT'S REALLY COOL TO BE IN THE K.K.K., BUT THEY DON'T REALLY KNOW WHAT IT'S ALL ABOUT. THEN THERE ARE SOME OF THE OLDER ONES WHO KNOW WHAT IT'S ALL ABOUT AND THE WORST OF USING IT IT SOUNDS LIKE.))
SUPER=01-Diarmuid O'Hara/Pastor
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=sounds like
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VO-NAT


The experience has not deterred O'Hara, who says he might return to Indian Valley once he completes his seminary work.
His wife, however, says she's not so sure that's a good idea.
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5-Danville-Student


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#597-47
GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident


It's been a tough week for students at Danville's Dan River High School,
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co./Monday;

after a car crash killed their 16-year old classmate.
State Police say Ruth Cardwell was not wearing a seatbelt when the car she was riding-in veered off Route 726 and flipped over.
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SOT 11:59
IN Q=Ruth was a musician

((CLARISSA KNIGHT/PRINCIPAL: RUTH WAS A MUSICIAN AND A MEMBER OF THE BAND AND HAD BEEN A MEMBER OF THE BAND FOR SEVERAL YEARS. A LOVE OF MUSIC. SHE WAS ALSO AN HONOR ROLL STUDENT.))
SUPER=01-Clarissa Knight/High School Principal;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=honor roll student
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VO-NAT


At Dan River High School yesterday, students gathered in the cafeteria for counseling.
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SOT 29:28
IN Q=They're sharing

((DIANE DONOHOE/SCHOOL NURSE: THEY'RE SHARING WITH EACH OTHER WHAT THEIR REACTIONS WERE THE FIRST TIME THEY HEARD AND THEN THEY'RE TALKING ABOUT THINGS THEY CAN DO TO LEND SUPPORT TO THE FAMILY AND TO EACH OTHER. THEY'RE DOING A TREMENDOUS JOB OF SUPPORTING EACH OTHER AND LEANING ON EACH OTHER.))
SUPER=01-Dianne Donohoe/School Nurse;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=on each other
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VO-NAT


Cardwell's friend and fellow band member, Anton Reece, was driving the car.
The hospital will not release his condition.
Police are still investigating.
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S-Moon


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-74
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


The newest federal judge in Western Virginia comes from the Hill City--
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


Former appeals court Judge Norman K. Moon was sworn in yesterday.
Moon has spent more than 20 years as a trial judge and chief judge of Virginia's Court of Appeals.
He credits both of Virginia's U-S Senators with pushing his nomination through the Senate.
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SOT 15:54:23
IN Q=Senator Robb

((HON. NORMAN K. MOON/NEW U.S. DISTRICT COURT JUDGE: SENATOR ROBB HAS PROBABLY THE BEST SUCCESS OF ANY OTHER SENATOR IN THE COUNTRY IN GETTING THE PERSONS THAT HE NOMINATES, THAT HE RECOMMENDS, THROUGH THE SENATE BECAUSE HE WORKS SO WELL WITH THE REPUBLICAN MAJORITY.))
SUPER=01-Norman K. Moon/New U.S. District Court Judge; :00
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=the Republican majority.
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VO-NAT


Moon also had the backing of Governor George Allen and the Lynchburg Bar Association.
He becomes Lynchburg's first federal judge since Alfred Barksdale.
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2-APEC


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=None


President Clinton is back in Washington this morning after attending the APEC Summit in Vancouver.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC;


He arrived at the White House last night.
At the Summit the President and
SUPER=03-Vancouver;

world leaders from the Pacific Rim nations approved a strategy to bail out shaky Asian economies.
The group also voiced its commitment to agree to cut greenhouse gases blamed for global warming.
SUPER=03-Tokyo;


Meanwhile, Tokyo's main stock index has rebounded closing up a little more than one percent in trading today.
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au-pair


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


In Massachusetts, prosecutors have appealed the judge's decision in the case of British Au Pair, Louise Woodward.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Boston, MA;


They argued that judge Hiller Zobel nullified the function of the jury when he reduced Woodward's second-degree murder conviction to involuntary manslaughter and reduced her life sentence to time served.
A hearing on the motion has been scheduled a week from today.
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Three-Steve


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=spa
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NONE


Small Studio
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=13-Bob Copenhaver/ St. Paul's Episcopal Church;



Double Boxes=SPA & MEL
(Toss to Melanie)


Health-Check


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#=NET
GRAPHIC=Mornin Health Check


In medical news, more evidence that what you eat is the key to a heathy heart.
Rick Jackson has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
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SOT
IN Q=
SUPER=01-Rick Jackson/Reporting; :00
SUPER=@File; :12
RUNS=1:12
OUT Q=CBS News, New York.


(( SOME TANTALIZING NEW RESEARCH IS OUT, ABOUT VITAMINS AND HEART DISEASE. SPECIFICALLY, VITAMINS C, AND E. NO ONE'S CLAIMING THESE VITAMINS ARE A MAGIC BULLET AGAINST CLOGGED ARTERIES, BUT THERE IS NEW EVIDENCE THEY COULDN'T HURT. THE JOURNAL OF THE A-M-A SAYS THE VITAMINS MAY HELP KEEP SO-CALLED FATTY FREE RADICALS `OUT' OF THE BLOOD STREAM. THAT'S A LEADING CAUSE OF CLOGGED ARTERIES WHICH CAN LEAD TO STROKES AND HEART DISEASE. DOCTORS WARN: HIGH FAT MEALS ARE STILL DETRIMENTAL TO A PERSON'S HEALTH. AND PEOPLE SHOULDN'T EXPECT TO POP A PILL, AND BE ABLE TO EAT A HIGH FAT MEAL. DOCTORS ARE RE-EVALUATING THE PRESCRIBING OF ANTIBIOTICS, FOR CHILDREN WHO SUFFER FROM EARACHES. THE FEAR IS; THE USE OF THE POWERFUL DRUGS COULD LEAD TO PROBLEMS WITH DRUG-RESISTANT SUPERBACTERIA. RESEARCHERS NOW SAY THE BEST TREATMENT FOR A CHILD'S EARACHE... MAY BE ASPIRIN. AND THE HIGHLY-PUBLICIZED EL NINO WEATHER SYSTEM ...JUST MIGHT MAKE YOU SICK THIS WINTER. THE PAN AMERICAN HEALTH ORGANIZATION SAYS THE PACIFIC BORNE WEATHER SYSTEM IS ALREADY BEING BLAMED FOR EVERYTHING FROM DROUGHTS TO LANDSLIDES... NOW, ADD DEATH AND DISEASE. THE FEARED FLOODS COULD CONTAMINATE DRINKING WATER AND CAUSE BABY BOOMS AMONG PESTS....WHILE DROUGHTS COULD DIMINISH FOOD SUPPLIES. THE UNITED NATIONS SAYS A SERIOUS EL NINO COULD HAVE SERIOUS HEALTH EFFECTS. THAT'S A LOOK AT THE LATEST MEDICAL NEWS. I'M RICK JACKSON, CBS NEWS, NEW YORK.))
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5-Heritage-Point


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sgo
TAPE#597-48
GRAPHIC=None


A parcel of land once targeted for a new factory or business is going in a different direction--it's going to be grazing ground for the horses of Roanoke's mounted police patrol.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


They're moving to an undeveloped part of the city's industrial park.
The land near Old Monterey Golf Course was next in line for expansion.
But the city decided preserving the area's heritage was more important than bringing in a new factory.
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SOT 00:21:40
IN Q=We wanted

((DOUG CHITTUM/EC. DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATOR: WE WANTED TO DEVELOP THAT PARK IN A SENSITIVE WAY THAT WOULD BE A REAL ASSET NOT ONLY TO THE PEOPLE WHO MAKE A LIVING IN THE PARK BUT THE COMMUNITY AS A WHOLE. ))
SUPER=01-Doug Chittum/Econ. Development Administrator;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=a whole
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VO-NAT

pre pro
The plan is to build a stable for Roanoke's mounted police force.
The city hopes to one day add a child-care facility and a renovated cabin where Roanokers can brush up on their history.
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2-Passages-2


ANCHOR=Kimblery
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-88
GRAPHIC=Northwest Passages


The Roanoke Tribune has called Northwest Roanoke home for many years--and the newspaper's publisher says things are changing for the better in the neighborhood.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The Tribune has documented the neighborhood's struggle for almost sixty years.
Claudia Whitworth says she is optimistic that a new attitude, and a new approach to neighborhood problems will bear fruit.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 17:05:09
IN Q=What does northwest Roanoke need

((CLAUDIA WHITWORTH/ROANOKE TRIBUNE: WHAT DOES NORTHWEST ROANOKE NEED THE MOST TO REALLY ACHIEVE ITS POTENTIAL? UNIFICATION AND TRUST. THAT'S THE BIGGEST DEAL KILLER. THERE'S BEEN A TOTAL LACK OF TRUST BETWEEN THE RESIDENTS AND CITY GOVERNMENT AND BETWEEN RESIDENTS AND IT'S JUST REALLY BEEN A NO TRUST, NO WIN SITUATION. AND WE'RE HOPING WE CAN BUILD THAT.))
SUPER=01-Claudia Whitworth/Roanoke Tribune;
RUNS=:31
OUT Q=we can build that.
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TAKE FULLSCREEN 6 AND 11 PROMO BOARD
Our series, Northwest Passages, concludes tonight with a look at a controversy more than 30 years ago, that still echoes in the neighborhood today.

E-WWF


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#97-85
GRAPHIC=NONE

**Note Anchor Tag**
Pro wrestling has its detractors, but it also has many loyal fans.
That was evident in Roanoke last night, when the W-W-F came to town.
Andrew Freiden has the story.
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SOT
IN Q=nat sound
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :01
SUPER=01-Jeff Jarrett/Wrestler; :19
SUPER=03-Roanoke/March; :51
SUPER=01-Dave Hebner/WWF Promoter; 1:19
SUPER=01-Tony Perdue/Wrestling Fan; 1:29
SUPER=@Andrew2; 1:41
RUNS=1:48
OUT Q=News 7, Roanoke

((
SOT

((FIREWORKS EXPLODING ))
RUNS=:04


It's not a pure sport, and it's not pure entertainment.
Promoters for the World Wrestling Federation admit it's more of a mixture of both B-ROLL SECOND PART OF THE BITE WITH SOMETHING ATHLETIC!
SOT 16:23:12

((JEFF JARRET/WRESTLER: IT'S DRAMA, IT'S SUSPENSE, IT'S ENTERTAINMENT, BUT IT'S TRULY GREAT ATHLETES STEPPING INTO THE RING. I'VE SAID THIS MANY TIMES IN MANY INTERVIEWS, I'D PUT THE WWF UP AGAINST ANY OTHER ATHLETIC CONTEST IN THE WORLD ))
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The sports and drama combination works-- tickets for this packed show sold for up to 15 dollars.
And this Roanoke crowd got plenty of bangs for its bucks.
SOT 7:04:50

((YEAH!! ))
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While the wrestlers bend over backwards to put on a show, some of the toughest fighting is saved for the front offices.
For years, the WWF was the biggest wrestling league there was-- wcw footage
But Ted Turner bought chief rival WCW - World Championship Wrestling- and put it on his own T-N-T television network directly opposite Vince McMahon's W-W-F broadcast.
Adding fuel to the fire Turner used his deep pockets to sign away the sport's superstars for more money.
Now the real battle of the Titan's is not with the competitors in the ring.
It's between the two millionaires as they fight tooth and nail for cable viewers. back to tonight
And the WWF is tight lipped about the whole thing.
SOT 16:28:19

((You don't want to talk about it, do you? DAVE HEBNER/WWF PROMOTER: NO-- NO, I WOULD NEVER LEAVE THE WWF. ))
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The wrestling fans in Roanoke WOULD take sides.
SOT 7:22:37

((TONY PERDUE: WWF-- why are they better? BECAUSE I HATE THE NWO. ))
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SOT 16:25:17

((JEFF JARRETT/WRESTLER: REALLY, THE FAN WINS, AND THE WRESTLERS WIN, BECAUSE THE BOSSES ARE VYING FOR EACHOTHERS CONTRACTS. ))
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And it appears competition on the airwaves makes for better competition in the ring.
Andrew Freiden, News 7, Roanoke. ))
ANCHOR=Melanie
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You can catch last night's show on the USA network this Monday night.
Local-Recap
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Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
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A cross burning at a Presbyterian church in Floyd County is the latest in a series of racial incidents.
The pastor says "KKK" graffiti was found on the outside of the church last month.
Also someone shot out light fixtures with a B-B gun.
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ANCHOR=Kimberly


Students and teachers at Danville's Dan River High School are trying to come to terms with the loss of a student.
Ruth Cardwell died in a car accident earlier this week.
Another student, Anton Reece, was driving the car--he is in the hospital.
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ANCHOR=Melanie


The preservation of the Star City's heritage has won out over industrial expansion.
A parcel of land in the city's industrial park which was slated for a new factory or business is now going to be grazing ground for the horses of Roanoke's mounted police patrol.
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WX-Summary-Chryon
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