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Aids-Day

ANCHOR=Denise
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#Net
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***Anchor Tag***
Good afternoon, I'm Denise Allen.
Melanie Moon has the day off.
Southwest Virginia is joining the rest of the world in observing World AIDS Day.
But for one small community in New York state the World AIDS Day has taken on a whole new meaning.
Kathy Straitiff reports.
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ANCHOR=Denise
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We'll have more on how Virginians are observing World AIDS Day tonight on News-7 at Five and Six.

School-Shooting


ANCHOR=Denise
NEWSCAST=noon
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One high school student is dead and seven others are wounded after another student opened fire.
About 35 students were taking part in a prayer circle when gunfire erupted.
It happened just before classes were to begin at Heath High School in West Paducah.
Some of the wounded students are reported to be in very critical condition.
Authorities say a 14-year-old freshman was taken into custody immediately after the shooting.

Fire-Lawsuit


ANCHOR=Denise
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=Net
GRAPHIC=Fire Aftermath


Some of the victims of a Danville apartment fire are seeking the help of the judicial system.
The Thanksgiving night blaze at Cabin Lake Apartments left 250 people homeless.
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Some of the residents and their attorney tried unsuccessfully to meet with the owners on Sunday.
They were trying to get their deposits back and some pro-rated rent.
Many say even if that money is returned they still plan to take legal action because of the serious maintenance problems they say existed.
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((STEPHANIE HARRIS/CABIN LAKE RESIDENT: BASICALLY PEOPLE DON'T KNOW THAT THE OTHER PEOPLE HAVE COMPLAINED ABOUT IT , BUT WHEN WE ALL GET TOGETHER AND DISCUSS IT, IT COMES OUT THAT THIS HAS BEEN A PROBLEM AND NOTHING WAS DONE ABOUT IT. IT HAD TO RESULT TO THIS.))
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The Cabin Lake complex is actually classified as condominiums.
That means there are many different owners or landlords.
News 7 was unable to reach the owners association for comment on this story.
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Holiday-Travel


ANCHOR=Denise
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-77
GRAPHIC=Holiday Travel


Packed roads and bad weather made for dangerous driving conditions this holiday weekend.
15 people died in traffic accidents on Virginia's highways over the past few days.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Students heading back to college and travelers making their way home from relatives' homes make the Sunday after Thanksgiving a busy one for state troopers.
Seventy-five-percent of the state police work force was on the road for the "CARE Holiday."
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((R.J. CARPENTIERI/STATE POLICE: AND THE CARE HOLIDAY STANDS FOR COMBINED ACCIDENT REDUCTION ENFORCEMENT BY OUR DEPARTMENT. LAST YEAR AT THIS TIME THERE WERE SEVEN FATALITIES IN THE STATE AND ALREADY THIS YEAR THERE HAVE BEEN 11 AND 2 OF THOSE WE KNOW WERE ALCOHOL RELATED.))
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Carpentieri says the weather plays a big role in the number of accidents.
State Police say the heavy traffic thinned out after about ten last night.
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Internet-Smut


ANCHOR=Denise
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Computer software developers are moving to protect children from adult sites on the Web.
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Companies such as America On-Line and Walt Disney plan to announce voluntary curbs at today's summit of industry and government officials.
The companies also say they plan to show parents how to use software that blocks adult Internet sites.
They will also join law enforcement agencies in the fight against child pornography.
The computer industry plans to use television advertising and school-based programs to encourage parents to surf the internet with their children.
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Macy's-Bomb


ANCHOR=Denise
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


Holiday shoppers in San Francisco got more than they bargained for yesterday afternoon.
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Police say a shoplifting suspect smashed a display case and threw a molotov cocktail that started a fire.
No one was hurt, but shoppers were evacuated from the Macy's Department store.
Police later arrested a 36- year- old Los Angeles man in connection with the attack.
The store re-opened an hour and a half later.
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Iraq


ANCHOR=Denise
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Iraq conflict


The U-N Secretary General is recommending a DECREASE in the sanctions against Iraq.
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Kofi (CO-FEE) Annan (A-NAN) reportedly will ask the the United Nations to increase by at least 50-percent the amount of oil Baghdad can sell to buy food and medicine.
Iraq says the strict sanctions against the country have caused the deaths of dozens of children.
Annan and Iraq say the 2-billion dollars in oil Iraq is currently allowed to sell is NOT enough to meet the basic needs of the Iraqi people.
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Base-Closings


ANCHOR=Denise
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#none
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Virginia military bases may be included on the list of upcoming base closings.
An independent panel of military experts is recommending the Defense Department go ahead with it's plans to close more bases.
Defense Secretary William Cohen has proposed two more rounds of base closings to help make the military more efficient.
Congress is objecting to the plan.
Hampton Roads in eastern Virginia could be hit hard because the navy provides thousands of jobs to the area.

Project-Warm


ANCHOR=Denise
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=net (edit of 97-83)
GRAPHIC=none


Now that the mercury is dipping, the demand for warm homes is rising.
And for those less fortunate, Project Warm is a welcome help.
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Volunteers from the Church of the Brethren run the program.
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((MARC WILSON/PROJECT WARM: IT'S A PROGRAM THAT PROVIDES FIREWOOD TO PEOPLE OF THE ROANOKE VALLEY BE IT SALEM, ROANOKE OR ROANOKE COUNTY, WHO OTHERWISE HAVE NO MEANS OF HEATING THEIR HOMES.))
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All the needed firewood is donated, usually by contractors; then the volunteers split it and deliver it to the needy.
Marc Wilson says they don't need any more wood, but they would like to serve more families.
If you or someone you know needs help keeping warm this winter, contact The Salvation Army and ask about Project Warm.
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VEA


ANCHOR=Denise
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=education


Virginia's teachers are getting good marks for the personal time they spend with students.
A Virginia Education Association survey quizzed some 500 teachers across the Commonwealth and compared the results with a national survey.
The survey found each week teachers in the Commonwealth spend ten hours of their personal time on instruction-related activities.
Nationwide, teachers spend nine- point- four hours of their personal time with students.

Mortgagemobile


ANCHOR=Denise
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=net (edit of 97-82)
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If you can't go to a bank for help with a mortgage, maybe the mortgage help can come to you.
That's the goal of the Mortgage Mobile.
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The R-V is a fully equipped loan office from the Virginia Housing Development Authority.
Staffers travel through far Southwest Virginia offering loan counseling.
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((DICK JOHNDROW/LOAN ORIGINATOR MGR: THE PEOPLE WE'RE TALKING TO DON'T HAVE A LOT OF MONEY OF THEIR OWN, THEY HAVE A RELATIVELY LOW INCOME UNSKILLED PEOPLE THE SYSTEM DOESN'T READILY ACCOMMODATE THEM SO OUR FACILITY IS AIMED AT SHOWING THEM WHAT WE CAN DO.))
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V-H-D-A officials say traditional banking systems don't usually accommodate these people.
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Global-Warming


ANCHOR=Denise
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#net
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Representatives from all over the world are putting their heads together in hopes of finding a way to curb global warming.
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The U-S is already showing signs of compromise at the 10- day conference being held in Kyoto, Japan.
Its negotiator says the U-S is now ready to consider tailoring targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions for individual countries.
Those gases are blamed for warming the Earth's atmosphere.
A major issue is determining how much of the industrial nations' emissions to eliminate.
The U-S is the biggest emitter of greenhouse gases.
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WEATHER
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Common-Sense


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A lot of people say they're intimidated by markets and mutual funds and end up not investing at all.
But Scott Goldberg says there's nothing to be afraid of in this week's edition of Common Sense.
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(("12/1 Standups" tape 07:38:01
The hardest part about investing can be actually doing it for the first time.
Grady Cash heads the Center for Financial Well-Being in Florida... where he tells rookie investors to confront their fears and put a little money in the stock market.
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((GRADY CASH/CENTER FOR FINANCIAL WELL-BEING: THAT'S THE WAY WE HELP CHILDREN OVERCOME THEIR FEAR OF THE DARK. THEY GROW UP, THEY BECOME MORE KNOWLEDGEABLE ABOUT WHAT'S REALLY THERE. AND SO ONE OF THE KEYS I THINK FOR OVERCOMING THAT INSECURITY IS TO TAKE LITTLE BABY STEPS. INVEST JUST A LITTLE MONEY IN A MUTUAL FUND NOW. WATCH IT GROW. WATCH IT GO UP AND DOWN -- ESPECIALLY WATCH IT GO DOWN. YOU'LL FIND ALL OF A SUDDEN THE WORLD AS YOU KNOW IT DOESN'T END. THINGS CONTINUE TO GO ON AND THEN YOU CAN INVEST A LITTLE more.))
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"12/1 Standups" 07:39:37
And Mr. Cash recommends even seasoned investors should from time to time visit professionals for a financial checkup.
That's this week's Common Sense.
I'm Scott Goldberg.
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Skins


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#net (RS97-1)
GRAPHIC=Skins/Rams


Things are not looking good for the Washington Redskins as far as the N-F-L playoffs go.
St. Louis upset the Redskins yesterday afternoon 23 to 20 on a Jeff Wilkins field goal.
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The Redskins got on the board first when Gus Frerotte hit Larry Bowie who took it in from 39 yards out and Washington led 7 to nothing in the first quarter.
Washington led 10 to 3 but the Rams would score when Tony Banks hit Amp Lee he takes it in from 36 yards out and the score was tied at 10 at the half.
The Skins fell behind in the second half, but came back to tie it at 20 in the fourth when Frerotte hands off to Brian Mitchell who scores from the two yard line.
But The Rams got the ball back with SUPER=30-St.

Louis/23/Washington/20/;1:50 left drove it down field and set up the Jeff Wilkins field goal and the Rams beat the Redskins 23 to 20.
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((DICK VERMEIL/RAMS HEAD COACH: ))
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Giants


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#net (FB97-3)
GRAPHIC=Giants/Bucs


The Washington loss allows the New Giants to maintain a one game lead in the N-F-C East.
But New York failed to help itself losing to Tampa Bay 20 to 8.
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Tampa took the lead in the second quarter when Trent Dilfer passes one yard to Mike Alstott to make it 7 to nothing Buccaneers.
Alstott would score his second touchdown of the day when he takes the handoff and scores up the middle from the 10 to make it 14 to 3.
Tampa Bay put the icing on the cake SUPER=30-Tampa Bay/20/N.Y.

Giants/8/;in the fourth quarter when Eric Rhett takes in from 1 yard out Tampa Bay beats the Giants 20 to 8.
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Panthers


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#net (CP97-1)
GRAPHIC=Panthers/Saints


Carolina's drive for a playoff spot was road blocked yesterday afternoon when Doug Brien booted a field goal to give the New Orleans Saints a 16 to 13 win.
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In the second quarter, Ray Zellars scores on the 10 yard run over the right side and the Saints led 10 to nothing.
But the Panthers rallied in the fourth quarter Fred Lane takes the handoff breaks a tackle and bounces out side to score Carolina trailed 13 to 10.
John Kasay tied it with a field goal SUPER=30-New

Orleans/16/Carolina/13/;then with just seconds left on the clock Brien boots the field goal and the Saints win it 16 to 13.
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Wahoos


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With the end of the regular season, U-V-A and Virginia Tech are now looking at the Bowl picture.
Steve Mason has more.
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SUPER=01-Al Clark/12-27, 187 Yards, 2 TD's; 1:17
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((There is nothing chilly about Aaron Brooks's November numbers. 14 touchdown passes and only 1 interception. 390 passing yards accompanied 4TD's against a Virginia Tech team ranked 9th nationally in scoring defense. ((AARON:)) ((FRANK BEAMER:)) Virginia tech's offense was nearly 100 yards short of it's season rushing average and asked quarterback Al Clark to pick up the slack; He did; throwing 2 touchdown passes on a bumb knee.
UVa running back Thomas Jones turned in his second best rushing effort of the season; gaining 102 yards while scoring 2 touchdowns. ((THOMAS:)) ((STEVE MASON:)) ((STUEWE:)) ((AL)) Gator Bowl officials attended the game and could invite a Tech team that; by bowl time; should have had enough time to heal physically and mentally. ((BEAMER:)) ((PEIRSON:))
While the Hokies will have a post season; the wahoos proved; to at least the Independence bowl official in the press box; that they deserve one. ((:)) ((:)) The Cavaliers victory was the first over the Hokies at Scott Stadium since 1991. In Charlottesville, Steve Mason news 7 sports")) ((
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Diana-Album


ANCHOR=Denise
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=princess diana


Finally, this afternoon--
First came the top- selling single "Candle in the Wind '97"--
And today, another star-studded musical tribute to Princess Diana was released in the U-K.
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The official commemorative album for the late Princess of Wales is expected to raise up to 84- million dollars for her favorite charities.
Singers Paul McCartney, Michael Jackson, Eric Clapton, and Barbra Streisand are among those featured on the album.
About 250- thousand albums are up for sale now-- and another three million are heading out worldwide. (----------------)