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7Medical-Waste


ANCHOR=Melanie
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A proposed medical waste incinerator is the cause of some controversy in Bland County.
Many are against the idea.
But the company is not backing down.
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SUPER=03-Bland Co.;


Many residents spoke out against CaseLin Systems request to change the zoning ordinance to allow medical waste incinerators-- fearing for their health and safety.
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IN Q=This is not

((CLAUDE OTEY/WYTHE CO. RESIDENT: THIS IS NOT JUST BLAND COUNTY'S SERIOUS BUSINESS, THIS IS SERIOUS BUSINESS FOR GILES COUNTY, BLAND COUNTY, MONTGOMERY COUNTY, ROANOKE COUNTY, ROANOKE COUNTY IS NOT OUT OF IT EITHER, ROANOKE COUNTY IS DOWN WIND OF THIS THING. ))
SUPER=01-Claude Otey/Wythe Co. Resident;
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The planning commission decided to reject CaseLin's request, but the company was granted permission to build in Bland County Circuit Court -- a decision the county hopes to appeal.
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IN Q=It's unfortunate

((VIC BONOMO/CASELIN SYSTEM'S PRESIDENT: IT'S UNFORTUNATE THAT THIS IS GOING TO COST THE COUNTY A LOT OF MONEY. IT WILL COST US MONEY TOO, BUT THIS IS A PROFITABLE BUSINESS VENTURE AND WE PLAN TO BE HERE FOR A LONG TIME.))
SUPER=01-Vic Bonomo/CaseLin Systems President;
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OUT Q=long time.
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Bland County will ask the state supreme court to hear it's appeal-- December 11th.

75-AOL-Smut


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
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TAPE#597-45
GRAPHIC=the internet


Protecting children is the number one concern at a three day Internet summit in Washington.
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SUPER=03-Washington, DC;


America On-line, Disney, and other Internet content providers are pledging to educate families about ways to block objectionable sites, and protect children from predators.
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


One Roanoke Internet consultant says ultimately, it's up to parents to take the initiative.
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SOT 00:22:52
IN Q=I've been in many homes

((ELTON GHEE/NEW CENTURY TECHNOLOGIES: I'VE BEEN IN MANY HOMES WHERE PARENTS WILL LEAVE THEIR KIDS WITH THE COMPUTER SYSTEM WHEN THEY GO OUT FOR THE WEEKEND OR OUT FOR WHATEVER, THEY FAIL TO REALIZE THAT THEY HAVE OPENED UP THE WHOLE WORLD FOR THEM AND WE HAVE TO PROTECT OUR KIDS OUT HERE IN DAY-TO-DAY LIVE AND NEED TO PROTECT THEM ON-LINE AS WELL.))
SUPER=01-Elton Ghee/New Century Technologies;
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OUT Q=online as well
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A hotline will also be set up for Internet users to report suspicious Internet activity involving children.
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7E-Abortion-Glass


ANCHOR=Melanie
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TAPE#97-82
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Trespassing and disorderly conduct and demonstrating without a permit are the charges that face the organizers of an anti-abortion rally last month.
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SUPER=03-Lynchburg/November 10;


More than one hundred Liberty University students marched onto the property of E-C Glass High School for the early morning rally.
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ANCHOR=Kimberly
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Yesterday in Lynchburg, a grand jury returned indictments against three men, Phillip Lange (LANG) Benham, John Daniel Reyes (RAYS), and Jeffrey Lee Brown.

7Planets


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The night sky is a bit brighter this week thanks to an unusual celestial phenomenon.
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Five planets are lined up in a row in the Southern sky, and they are all visible with the naked eye.
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IN Q=venus will

((GARY CLOSE/PLANETARIUM: VENUS WILL BE IN THE SOUTHWEST. IT'S BRIGHT ENOUGH THAT YOU CAN MISTAKE IT FOR AN AIRPLANE HEADLIGHT. THE OTHER REALLY BRIGHT ONE IS JUPITER, IT'LL BE HIGHER AND TO THE LEFT OF VENUS. ))
SUPER=01-Gary Close/Hopkins Planetarium Director;
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Every three years or so, the planets are all visible at the same time-- but it's rare that they all appear in a line.
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IN Q=the next

((GARY CLOSE/PLANETARIUM DIRECTOR: THE NEXT BIG THING WE'LL HAVE IS THE TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE, COMING UP IN FEBRUARY. IT'LL ONLY BE PARTIAL IN ROANOKE, ABOUT 20% COVERAGE. ))
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The best time to check out the planets is right after dusk.
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Take Pinnacle Page-essC
If you want more advice on how to find the planets-- hop on the News 7 home page, and click on WEBWATCH.
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7weather


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Taking a look at your Tuesday forecast... Sunny and breezy today with highs in the low to mid 50's.
The clouds move in tonight with lows dropping into the upper 20's to low 30's.
And taking a look ahead...
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7BIRTHDAYS!12/3/97
Wednesday:

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55Medical-Waste


ANCHOR=Melanie
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In Bland County, the controversy over a proposed medical waste continues.
Many residents are opposed to the plan.
But CaseLin Systems not backing down.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bland Co.;


Some residents spoke out against the company's request to change the zoning ordinance to allow medical waste incinerators-- fearing for their health and safety.
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SOT
IN Q=This is not

((CLAUDE OTEY/WYTHE CO. RESIDENT: THIS IS NOT JUST BLAND COUNTY'S SERIOUS BUSINESS, THIS IS SERIOUS BUSINESS FOR GILES COUNTY, BLAND COUNTY, MONTGOMERY COUNTY, ROANOKE COUNTY, ROANOKE COUNTY IS NOT OUT OF IT EITHER, ROANOKE COUNTY IS DOWN WIND OF THIS THING. ))
SUPER=01-Claude Otey/Wythe Co. Resident;
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OUT Q=of this thing.
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The planning commission decided to reject CaseLin's request, but the company was granted permission to build by the Bland County Circuit Court -- a decision the county hopes to appeal.
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SOT
IN Q=It's unfortunate

((VIC BONOMO/CASELIN SYSTEM'S PRESIDENT: IT'S UNFORTUNATE THAT THIS IS GOING TO COST THE COUNTY A LOT OF MONEY. IT WILL COST US MONEY TOO, BUT THIS IS A PROFITABLE BUSINESS VENTURE AND WE PLAN TO BE HERE FOR A LONG TIME.))
SUPER=01-Vic Bonomo/CaseLin Systems President;
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OUT Q=long time.
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Bland County will ask the state supreme court to hear it's appeal-- December 11th.
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555-AOL-Smut


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
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TAPE#597-45
GRAPHIC=the internet


The online industry is promising to be more family-friendly.
Meeting in Washington,
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SUPER=03-Washington, DC;


America On-line, Disney, and other Internet content providers are pledging to educate families about ways to block objectionable sites, and protect children from predators.
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


One Roanoke Internet consultant says ultimately, it's up to parents to take the initiative.
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SOT 00:22:52
IN Q=I've been in many homes

((ELTON GHEE/NEW CENTURY TECHNOLOGIES: I'VE BEEN IN MANY HOMES WHERE PARENTS WILL LEAVE THEIR KIDS WITH THE COMPUTER SYSTEM WHEN THEY GO OUT FOR THE WEEKEND OR OUT FOR WHATEVER, THEY FAIL TO REALIZE THAT THEY HAVE OPENED UP THE WHOLE WORLD FOR THEM AND WE HAVE TO PROTECT OUR KIDS OUT HERE IN DAY-TO-DAY LIFE AND NEED TO PROTECT THEM ON-LINE AS WELL.))
SUPER=01-Elton Ghee/New Century Technologies;
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OUT Q=online as well
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A hotline will also be set up for Internet users to report suspicious Internet activity involving children.
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55E-Global-Warming


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
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TAPE#97-74
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Meantime, in Japan a summit on global warming is attracting attention here in Virginia.
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SUPER=03-Kyoto, Japan;


Representatives from more than 150-countries are working on a treaty to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and other so-called greenhouse gases.
Scientists say these gases contribute to warmer climates across the globe.
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IN Q=the vast

((DR. MICHAEL MACCRACKEN/U.S. GLOBAL CLIMATE RESEARCH PROGRAM: THE VAST MAJORITY OF SCIENTISTS, I THINK, AGREE THE WORLD IS WARMING. THE QUESTION IS TRYING TO PIN THAT DOWN IN DETAIL ONTO HUMAN ACTIVITIES. ))
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Virginia coal miners say their industry could be devastated if new limits reduce the amount of coal that can be burned in the United States.
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((CECIL ROBERTS/UNITED MINE WORKERS OF AMERICA: THE DEVELOPING WORLD WHICH IS EXEMPT FROM THIS TREATY WILL BE EMITTING OVER 60% OF THE EMISSIONS BY THE YEAR 2010. SO WHAT WE'RE GOING TO DO IS GO THROUGH ALL THIS PAIN AND SUFFERING IN THE U.S. ECONOMICALLY, AND AT THE END OF THE DAY WE WON'T HAVE ANY REDUCTIONS OF EMISSIONS INTO THE ATMOSPHERE.))
SUPER=01-Cecil Roberts/United Mine Workers of America;
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The Virginia Coal Council says a treaty limiting carbon dioxide emissions would cost U-S jobs, and lead to higher electric bills and gas prices.
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55E-Abortion-Glass


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-82
GRAPHIC=legal scales


The organizers of an anti-abortion rally last month face charges of trespassing, disorderly conduct and demonstrating without a permit.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/November 10;


More than one hundred Liberty University students marched onto the property of E-C Glass High School for the early morning rally.
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ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=NONE


Yesterday in Lynchburg, a grand jury returned indictments against three men, Phillip Lange (LANG) Benham, John Daniel Reyes (RAYS), and Jeffrey Lee Brown.

55weather


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Turning to Tuesday's outlook--
Sunny and a bit breezy today, with northwesterly winds up to 15 miles an hour.
High temperatures will reach the mid 50s.
Increasing clouds tonight, with lows around 30.
Rain enters the picture for the middle and latter parts of the week.
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8Medical-Waste


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=cutin
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Many Bland county residents are NOT welcoming a proposed medical waste incinerator into their community.
But their protests aren't enough to keep the company from trying to build there.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bland Co.;


Many residents spoke out against CaseLin Systems request to change the zoning ordinance to allow medical waste incinerators-- fearing for their health and safety.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=This is not

((CLAUDE OTEY/WYTHE CO. RESIDENT: THIS IS NOT JUST BLAND COUNTY'S SERIOUS BUSINESS, THIS IS SERIOUS BUSINESS FOR GILES COUNTY, BLAND COUNTY, MONTGOMERY COUNTY, ROANOKE COUNTY, ROANOKE COUNTY IS NOT OUT OF IT EITHER, ROANOKE COUNTY IS DOWN WIND OF THIS THING. ))
SUPER=01-Claude Otey/Wythe Co. Resident;
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=of this thing.
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VO-NAT


The planning commission decided to reject CaseLin's request, but the company was granted permission to build by Bland County Circuit Court -- a decision the county hopes to appeal.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=It's unfortunate

((VIC BONOMO/CASELIN SYSTEM'S PRESIDENT: IT'S UNFORTUNATE THAT THIS IS GOING TO COST THE COUNTY A LOT OF MONEY. IT WILL COST US MONEY TOO, BUT THIS IS A PROFITABLE BUSINESS VENTURE AND WE PLAN TO BE HERE FOR A LONG TIME.))
SUPER=01-Vic Bonomo/CaseLin Systems President;
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OUT Q=long time.
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Bland County will ask the state supreme court to hear it's appeal-- December 11th.
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85-AOL-Smut


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=eea
TAPE#597-45
GRAPHIC=the internet


Kids who surf the NET will likely have closer supervision after a summit in Washington.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC;


America On-line, Disney, and other Internet content providers are pledging to educate families about ways to block objectionable sites, and protect children from predators.
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


One Roanoke Internet consultant says ultimately, it's up to parents to take the initiative.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 00:22:52
IN Q=I've been in many homes

((ELTON GHEE/NEW CENTURY TECHNOLOGIES: I'VE BEEN IN MANY HOMES WHERE PARENTS WILL LEAVE THEIR KIDS WITH THE COMPUTER SYSTEM WHEN THEY GO OUT FOR THE WEEKEND OR OUT FOR WHATEVER, THEY FAIL TO REALIZE THAT THEY HAVE OPENED UP THE WHOLE WORLD FOR THEM AND WE HAVE TO PROTECT OUR KIDS OUT HERE IN DAY-TO-DAY LIVE AND NEED TO PROTECT THEM ON-LINE AS WELL.))
SUPER=01-Elton Ghee/New Century Technologies;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=online as well
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VO-NAT


A hotline will also be set up for Internet users to report suspicious Internet activity involving children.
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85-Glass-Abortion


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#597-51
GRAPHIC=legal scales


Last month's anti- abortion rally at E-C Glass High School resulted in grand jury indictments against three of its organizers.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/November 10;


The group Operation Rescue mobilized more than one hundred Liberty University students for an early morning rally.
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ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=NONE


Phillip Lange (LANG) Benham, John Daniel Reyes (RAYS), and Jeffrey Lee Brown will face charges of trespassing, disorderly conduct and assembling without a parade or picket permit.

85-d'ville-fire


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#597-46
GRAPHIC=fire aftermath


It's not home-- but Danville apartment residents who were uprooted by a fire are finding shelter in a school gym.
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SUPER=03-Danville;


At O-T Bonner Middle School, cots and blankets await 62 families
SUPER=04-Last Week;


who's apartments burned.
The blaze Thanksgiving night destroyed the Cabin Creek Apartments.
The director of the Danville American Red Cross says it's the worst tragedy she's seen in 20 years.
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SOT 13:13:02
IN Q=They're going through the process

((MARSHA GUNNELL/RED CROSS DIRECTOR: THEY'RE GOING THROUGH THE PROCESS... HOMES TO RENT.))
SUPER=01-Marsha Gunnell/American Red Cross Director;
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OUT Q=homes to rent
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The Red Cross spent the day renovating the school's locker room showers, delivering extra chairs and manning a health care booth.
Meanwhile, at the American Legion building, donations of clothing are flowing in for the fire victims.
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SOT 12:35:25
IN Q=It was great

((BUDDY DRYMAN/AMERICAN LEGION: IT WAS GREAT .. HELP THE PEOPLE THAT WERE BURNED OUT, THEY LOST EVERYTHING.))
SUPER=01-Buddy Dryman/American Legion;
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OUT Q=they lost everything
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There's still no word on what caused the fire.
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8weather


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Taking a moment now to check the forecast--
Lots of sunshine today, with highs in the mid 50s.
Winds will be out of the northwest at around 15 miles an hour.
Clouds will increase tonight, with lows near 30.
The extended outlook is fairly cloudy and damp the next few days...
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