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ANCHOR=Keith

They've settled the lawsuit over the man who lost a piece of his finger in a doorjam at the YMCA.
Coming up on NEWS 7 at SIX, we'll tell you the terms of the deal.
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From a trash pile in Albany to the Governor's mansion in Richmond- -we'll track the return of a long-lost championship ring.
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Sports-Head


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
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Tonight in sports, the Express faces two key weekend divisional games. Steve Mason has Roundhouse wrapup for us.
Plus, NASCAR begins celebrating its 50th birthday.
Carolina loses Mack Brown.
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And former Super Bowl MVP Doug Williams, the former Redskins' great returns to his alma mater to replace Eddie Robinson as Grambling State's head football coach.
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Colder conditions and flurries in the air. We finish off this week with a winter weather advisory. open
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Reid


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tha
TAPE#97-77
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James Edward Reid had his good points-- helping neighbors and attending church in Christiansburg.
But witnesses say Reid's personality changed when he was drinking, a point defense attornies hope will spare thier clients life.
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Teresa Hamilton joins us from outside the Montgomery County Courthouse where Reid was convicted of capitol murder earlier today.
Teresa?
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Coates-Hudick


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-81
GRAPHIC=legal scales


The case of the severed finger has been settled.
The lawyers struck a deal- -while the injured man was still telling his story.
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John Coates said he had just opened the door to racquetball court #2 at the

Y-M-C-A- -saw someone inside who nodded, acknowledging him. Then he heard a loud scream.
Coates says he started to close the door when Andy Hudick slammed it shut.
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((HE OPENED THE DOOR WIDE OPEN, LIKE A 90-DEGREE ANGLE. HE STEPPED RIGHT IN THE DOORWAY, AND HE LET OUT THESE LOUD BARBARIC SCREAMS.))
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((JUST "ARRRRGH," DID THAT ABOUT THREE TIMES.))
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Coates told the jury he was in shock from loss of blood and he was afraid Hudick might come after him.
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((WELL, HERE'S THIS GUY GOING BANANAS RIGHT IN FRONT OF ME. HE CAME UNGLUED. HE'S IN A FIT OF RAGE, SLAMMING THE DOOR, OVER AND OVER AND OVER.))
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((IN ACTUAL FACT IT NEVER HAPPENED.))
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...there were no repeated slams, Hudick insists. He says he shut the door to protect himself. It didn't the latch the first time, so he closed it again.
Having heard the Roanoke Parks and Recreation Manager tell how he lost the tip of his ring finger, the jury went to lunch and returned only to learn the lawyers had made a deal. 14:21:35 Doherty ((SO THEY HAVE SETTLED THIS CASE.))
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A nationally renowned financial advisor, Andy Hudick is a millionaire.
It's an umbrella policy of his homeowner's insurance, however, that covers the settlement of 165-thousand dollars... one third the amount of compensation Coates had asked for. Hudick
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((IT WAS AN ACCIDENT. THERE WAS NEVER ANY KNOWLEDGE ON MY PART THAT THERE WAS ANYBODY OUTSIDE THE DOOR. AND WHEN I RAN INTO THE DOOR, IT'S JUST UNFORTUNATE THAT MR. COATES' HAND WAS IN THE WAY. ))
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John Coates is content, having had his day in court.
But he also says there's a lesson to be learned.
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Missing-Man


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-75
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The search continues in Delaware for a Lynchburg man who disappeared without a trace over the weekend.
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Air and ground teams have spent the past four days combing an area near Rehoboth Beach for 22- year- old Mark Domaleski (DOE-muh-LES-kee).
Domaleski was taking a year off from college to volunteer with the Americorps program.
The Holy Cross graduate also spent many summers working with Lynchburg's Habitat for Humanity chapter.
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((CAROLYN REED/LYNCHBURG HABITAT DIRECTOR: HE COULD JUST DO IT ALL, IN FACT, JUBILEE HEIGHTS I DON'T THINK COULD HAVE HAPPENED WITHOUT HIM BECAUSE HE JUST TOOK CARE OF ALL THOSE LITTLE THINGS THAT NOBODY ELSE WANTS TO DO AND DID IT SO GRACIOUSLY.. SO I'M JUST PRAYING THAT HE WILL BE FOUND AND THAT HE'S OKAY AND THAT THIS IS JUST A BIG MISTAKE.))
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Volunteers in Lynchburg were told today about Domaleski's disappearance.
His parents are in Delaware taking part in the search.
Police say Domaleski's wallet and other belongings were found intact in his Americorps cabin...and that there was "no" sign of foul play.
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Bomb-Death


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-82
GRAPHIC=none


The bomb fragments are so small they will be hard to analyze.
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But Louisa County authorities have sent the shrapnel and other components of a bomb that killed a pregnant woman to the A-T-F lab.
They're now asking the public for help in case with NO leads they're making public.
24- year old Tammy Baker was eight months pregnant.
She was killed instantly by an explosion in front of her house yesterday.
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ANCHOR=Keith
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State police say the investigation into the Cabin Lake Apartments blaze may take weeks.
But some residents say that's not fast enough.
We'll have a live report coming up.
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And Governor Allen gets an early Christmas gift-- a family heirloom returned after being lost for decades.
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Cabin-Lake


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-78
GRAPHIC=Fire Investigation


State police have finished collecting clues in that Thanksgiving apartment complex fire in Danville.
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Tina Tenret takes us to the next stage of the investigation.
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Keith, state police used a crane to lift burned lumber to a safe place --
now they're piecing the puzzle together at Salem headquarters.
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((DOUG YOUNG/EMERGENCY SERVICES DIRECTOR: THE STATE POLICE HAVE GONE BACK TO THEIR OFFICE IN SALEM, VIRGINIA. HOWEVER, I WILL STRESS THE INVESTIGATION IS ONGOING))
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Young says it will be several weeks before investigators know what caused the fire.
They think it started in a central upstairs apartment -- and have not ruled out arson.
The fire burned for several hours on Thanksgiving night, destroying more than 60 units.
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The 250 resident lefts homeless by the blaze have apparently found places to stay.
The Red Cross says its shelter is empty and decided to close it.))
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Police expect to release a preliminary report within ten to twelve days.
But residents say they're not willing to wait.
With the help of a lawyer, they have demanded copies of every investigation report --
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and they want them delivered within five days.

Pneumonia


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#97-79
GRAPHIC=Health Care


The next time you go for your annual flu shot--ask about the pneumonia shot.
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Anyone can get the vaccine, but it is recommended for those most susceptible to pneumonia infections.
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((DR. SERGE DEPRET/FAMILY PRACTICE: ANYONE OVER 65, ALSO ANYBODY WHO IS IMMUNOCOMPROMISED SUCH AS HIV CERTAIN ILLNESS THAT REDUCE THE IMMUNE SYSTEM.))
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Pneumococcal (NEW-mah-cockle) pneumonia accounts for up to 25-percent of all pneumonia infections and an estimated 40-thousand deaths annually.
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Warner-Thurmond


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-83
GRAPHIC=warner, john


At age 69, Virginia's senior U-S Senator is still waiting in the wings.
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But John Warner's chance may finally come.
On the eve of his 95th birthday, Strom Thurmond is saying he will step down as chairman of the powerful Senate Armed Services Committee... but NOT until the end of next year.
That could make current vice-chairman Warner head of a committee vital to Virginia's economy.
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Stocks


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=sly
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On Wall Street today, a drop in treasury bond yields pushed the stock market higher. TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE
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The DOW rose more than 17-points to close at eight-thousand-49.
Nasdaq dropped two-points.

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Kelly


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#97-76
GRAPHIC=none


Reed Kelly says two terms is enough.
The Botetourt County Sheriff says he will not seek re-election when his term is up in two years.
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During the past six years there have been a lot of changes in the Botetourt County Sheriff's Department.
It will have grown nearly 100-percent, by the time his term is over.
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((REED KELLY/BOTETOURT COUNTY SHERIFF: CERTAINLY IT'S GROWN CAUSE THE COUNTY'S GROWN. WE ALSO ATTACKED EVERY GRANT OUT THERE THAT WE COULD QUALIFY FOR AND THE COUNTY HELPED BUMP UP THE DARE PROGRAM THEY'VE HELPED WITH PERSONNEL THE DISPATCH CENTER WILL OPEN UP AND I SUSPECT WILL NEED ADDITIONAL MANPOWER TO RUN THAT.))
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Kelly says he may use his investigative talents in the field of human resources.
He says he's looking forward to having more time with his family.
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Allen-Ring


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-80
GRAPHIC=allen, george


Denver resident Jim Karlak saw a shaving kit lying in a pile of trash at the Albany airport six weeks ago.
In between the rusty razor and crushed toothpaste tube, he found Governor George Allen's father's Chicago Bears 1963 world football championship ring.
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Karlik returned the ring to the Allen family today.
He says he called his mom to research who with the last name Allen had been a Bear in '63... and the rest of the work was done at the hotel bar in Albany.
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((JIM KARLIK: ONE PERSON SAID WELL I THINK HE'S LIKE IN THE FRONT OFFICE OF THE REDSKINS NOW. AND SOMEBODY SAID WELL I THINK HE'S DIED. AND SOMEBODY SAID WELL HIS SON IS GOVERNOR OF A STATE ON THE EAST COAST. SO I CALLED UP MY MOTHER AGAIN AND SAID YOU NEED TO RESEARCH THE EAST COAST.))
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So Karlik flew to Virginia to hand over the ring himself to a sentimental governor.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: THIS HAS A GREAT DEAL OF MEANING TO ME. THIS THING COULD BE MADE OUT OF PLASTIC, WHICH OF COURSE IT'S NOT. BUT IT'S MUCH MORE MEANINGFUL THAN WHATEVER THE VALUE IS. IT'S ABSOLUTELY, TRULY, THE DESCRIPTION IS PRECIOUS TO ME.))
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Now, the Governor wants to know how the ring that represents his late father's proudest day ended up in a trash heap.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
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Coming up tonight on News 7 sports, Grambling gains a new coach while Carolina loses one.
NASCAR begins celebrating its 50th anniversary in the Big Apple.
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And Steve Mason joins us with this week's edition of Roundhouse wrapup as the Express gets set for two big divisional games this weekend.
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S-Grambling


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
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A new era began today in Louisiana as Grambling State university introduced former Redskins quarterback Doug Williams as the school's new head football coach.
He replaces Eddie Robinson, who has been a fixture at Grambling for the past 56 years.
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S-Texas


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
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While Williams was stepping up, North Carolina boss Mack Brown was stepping out.
After ten years as the Tarheels head coach, Brown resigned his post this afternoon to take over at Texas.
Money was a big factor in this move.
After making $170 thousand at UNC this season, he will now earn $625 thousand a year with the Longhorns.
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S-Express


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-18
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The Express plays Richmond and Raleigh in a double dip this weekend.
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Steve Mason updates us on the 10-5 and 1 team in Roundhouse wrap up.
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((:)) ((Express sources say Anzalone was so mad after his team's sub par performance against Huntington Tuesday that he would not speak to the players.
He broke the ice Thursday morning after practice with a game of baseball. ((:)) ((:)) Centerman Todd Norman is back from Saint John. Regan Stocco goes on the IR to make room. Also Mike Poran has 4 points in 4 games to go along with 10 penalty minutes. The Express beat Richmond 7-5 November 19th. The Renegades lead the Northeast Division. ((:))
Goalie Daniel Berthiaume is 8th in the league in goals against with 2.76. A key; considering Dave Gagnon's injured right knee is still healing. ((:)) Anzalone has added a heavy bag to the locker room this season as another training tool for the team ((:))
Finally; November 16th's high school football night raised nearly 15 hundred dollars for the Lee Cook Foundation. ((:))
After Richmond; the Express travels to raleigh on Saturday. Steve Mason Roundhouse Wrap up.)) ((
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S-Nascar


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#R-38
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NASCAR has taken over New York this week - at least part of mid-town Manhattan.
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The Winston Cup warriors are in town for the sports's annual awards banquet which will take place tomorrow night at Waldorf Astoria.
Today, officials unveiled a golden car to commemorate the sports upcoming 50th anniversary.
And many are excited about the opportunities ahead for 1998.
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S-King


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#NONE
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Blue Hills pro Billy King is just one day and one round away from earning his way on to the PGA Seniors' Tour as a full time member for 1998.
Billy shot a 68 today during qualifying to move into 9th place at 4 under par.
The top 8 finishers will get full time tour cards. The final round of qualifying is tomorrow. Wx-Tape
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Promo
ANCHOR=Keith
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After years of problems, some residents in Botetourt County want freedom of choice when it comes to their water supplier.
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Jean Jadhon is standing by in the newsroom to tell us why.
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Keith, the residents are complaining about the Tinkerview Water Company.
They say the water supply has caused years of damage to their homes, clothing and dishes--not to mention the inconvenience when the water goes out for days.
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Now, they're asking the county to step in.
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We'll have that story, plus all the latest news, weather, and sports tonight on News 7 at 11--Keith? (ad lib byes) Talent=Keith