06:00-01

Plane-Crash

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=
TAPE#net (edit of 97-87)
GRAPHIC=plane crash


A Roanoke neighborhood was rocked yesterday when a small plane crashed into a house, killing the pilot.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


A few minutes after a Texas pilot took off from Roanoke Airport his single engine plane lost power and crashed.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=kinda like

((ROBERT PATTERSON/WITNESS; HIS ENGINE WAS SPUTTERING, THEN THERE WAS A BIG MUSHROOM CLOUD ))
SUPER=01-Robert Patterson/Witness;
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=mushroom
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Fire officials say the house was totaled and two others damaged.
The National Transportation Safety Board will begin its investigation today, but officials say there's not much left to look at.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=being a small

((JIM GRIGSBY/ROANOKE FIRE CHIEF; BECAUSE OF THE HEAT OF THE FIRE AND AN ALUMINUM PLANE, MOST OF THE PLANE IS GONE ))
SUPER=01-Jim Grigsby/Roanoke Fire Chief;
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=plane left
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Residents are saddened by the death of pilot James Notch, but glad no one else was killed or injured in the tragedy.
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React


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#=97-88
GRAPHIC=Plane Crash

**ANCHOR TAG****
The crash could have had more devastating results.
One woman was home watching television when she heard an explosion, and saw flames in her living room.
Andrew Freiden reports.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=i will never forget
SUPER=07-Eleanor Lewis; :01
SUPER=@Andrew2; :30
SUPER=07-Angie Lewis; :50
RUNS=:57
OUT Q=AF N7.


((
SOT 14:26:58

((ELEANOR LEWIS: I WILL NEVER FORGET THE SIGHT OF THOSE-- I CAN DRAW THEM FLAMES, COMING IN MY FRONT DOOR, AND I TURNED AROUND, IT'S JUST LIKE RUNNING FROM THEM, AND I RAN THROUGH THE BACK DOOR.))
RUNS=:25


Eleanor's neighbors comforted her immediately--
She didn't yet know that it was a plane that caused the fire at her home.
What she did know was that her dog Finx was on the porch-- and there was no way he could have survived the blaze.
SOT 14:27:34

((ELEANOR LEWIS: I SAY IF THAT PORCH WAS BURNT LIKE THAT-- THERE'S NO DOG OUT THERE. THERE'S NO DOG OUT THERE. ))
RUNS=:07


Eleanor's family got the news of the explosion minutes after it happened.
SOT 14:35:38

((ANGIE LEWIS: I RECEIVED A PHONE CALL THAT THE HOUSE WAS ON FIRE, AND THE FIRST THING I HAD IN MY HEAD WAS A NEGATIVE THOUGHT. ))
RUNS=:06

AF, N7))
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


Eleanor Lewis is doing fine and her husband says the house is fully insured.

GLOBAL-WARMING


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


In Japan, the world's nations today gave formal approval to an agreement to reduce fuel emissions in the next century.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Kyoto, Japan;

4:00:40
Under "the Kyoto protocol," the European Union will cut its greenhouse gas emissions by eight percent below 19-90 levels, the U-S by seven percent and Japan by six percent.
But it looks like an uphill battle for the treaty in the U-S Senate.
Majority Leader Trent Lott says the agreement is flawed and vows that it won't be ratified.
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E-Coffey


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Chelsea Clinton


A 55- year- old Moneta man has been charged with threatening President Clinton's daughter, Chelsea.
According to the indictment returned yesterday Samuel Edmond Coffey mailed threats of a sexual nature to the White House four times.
Postal inspectors say he never mailed them directly though.
The first one was sent to the postmaster in Virginia Beach, with a request that the letter be mailed to Washington from there.
One of the other three went by way of Baltimore.

E-Abed


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-89
GRAPHIC=NONE


Next month a big racketeering case coming up for trial in Roanoke's federal court.
Yesterday the government re-indicted one of the principal suspects.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


Rod Abed (AH-bed) is charged with obstruction of justice- -for allegedly trying to hire someone to provide him an alibi.
Abed and others were indicted earlier this year for allegedly setting fire
SUPER=04-January 13, 1995

to the Corner Store on 13th Street in Roanoke- -nearly three years ago.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 7:31:40
IN Q=He made offers

((TOM BONDURANT/ASSISTANT U.S. ATTORNEY: HE MADE OFFERS OF MONEY THROUGH OTHER PEOPLE AND THROUGH CORRESPONDENCE TO PAY THIS FELLOW A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF MONEY. KEITH HUMPHRY/NEWS-7: To say he wasn't anywhere near 13th street on the 13th? BONDURANT: BASICALLY TO PUT THE BLAME ON SOMEBODY ELSE. ))
SUPER=01-Tom Bondurant/Assistant U.S. Attorney
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=somebody else.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=04-January 1996


The indictment says Abed planned to pay Phillip Orren to give false testimony.
Orren is serving a six-year sentence for ARSON, himself.
(----------------)



One-Steve


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


Microwave
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=11-Roanoke Co.;
SUPER=13-"Slam" Duncan/J-93 FM;
SUPER=13-Harold Giles/IMF Crane;
SUPER=11-Roanoke Co.;



Stocks
Comm#2


Roanoke-Crash


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=
TAPE#net (edit of 97-87)
GRAPHIC=plane crash


The National Transportation Safety Board will begin its investigation today of yesterday's small plane into a Roanoke home.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


James Notch of Arlington, Texas was killed when his plane slammed into a house near the corner of Delaware and Cove, minutes after taking off from Roanoke Airport.
Witnesses say the plane sounded like it was experiencing engine trouble.
One witness says the pilot appeared to be aiming for a nearby field.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=kinda like

((ROBERT PATTERSON/WITNESS; HIS ENGINE WAS SPUTTERING, THEN THERE WAS A BIG MUSHROOM CLOUD ))
OUT Q=
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=

((KIA CHILDRESS/WITNESS; IT WAS JUST LIKE AN ATOMIC BOMB ))
SUPER=01-Robert Patterson/Witness; :00 QUICK
SUPER=01-Kia Childress/Witness; :08 QUICK
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=atomic boom
(----------------)
VO-NAT


State police say the pilot was on his way to Jackson, Tennessee.
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E-Goodyear


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-86
GRAPHIC=Goodyear


Some unionized workers at Danville's Goodyear plant say they want another vote on working mandatory Sunday hours.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville/File Tape;


A new vote could overturn the union's decision NOT to work a seven day schedule.
Last month, union members said the deal would cost them overtime pay on Sundays.
But workers say seeing 60 people laid off since then has changed minds.
Sources tell News7 that another vote could take place as early as next week.
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E-County-Schools


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=djo
TAPE#97-80
GRAPHIC=roanoke co


Some parents in south Roanoke County are not thrilled about an option to have children bussed to a different elementary school.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


While there are currently 75-houses in the Gardens sub-division of Scenic Hills, only 12-children there go to Penn Forest.
According to a recommendation by the County's Blue Ribbon Committee, if parents choose to continue sending their kids to that school instead of Back Creek, the families would have to provide their own transportation at the start of the 19-99 school year.
But some parents say the move is premature.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT-07:10:50
IN Q=I DON'T WANT

((CARLA KEEGAN/SOUTH COUNTY RESIDENT; I DON'T WANT TO UPROOT MY CHILDREN FROM THEIR FRIENDSHIPS. I DON'T WANT THEM TO HAVE TO TRAVEL LEFT AT THE INTERSECTION OF COTTON HILL ROAD OUT TO 221. )) ((GINA NICHOLS/SOUTH COUNTY RESIDENT; WELL I DON'T FEEL LIKE THERE'S AN EXTREME OVERCROWDING SITUATION AT PENN FOREST. I THINK IT'S AN EXTREME MEASURE FOR THEM TO TAKE AT THIS POINT. ))
SUPER=01-Carla Keegan/Resident;:00
SUPER=01-Gina Nichols/Resident; :08
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=AT THIS POINT.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


The committee's recommended redistricting is an effort to avoid the cost of new construction.
The school board will make a decision next month.

E-Poplar-Forest


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-85
GRAPHIC=NONE


Some state money is heading to two Bedford County tourist attractions.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Forest


Governor George Allen announced his final budget will include a two million dollar grant for Poplar Forest and two and a half million dollars for the National D-Day Memorial.
Both organizations will have to match that money through private fundraising.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 6:34:14
IN Q=There's also some

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: THERE'S ALSO SOME TOURISM OPPORTUNITIES FROM THIS, TO THE EXTENT THAT YOU HAVE THESE TWO DIFFERENT BUT RELATED, INTERESTING ATTRACTIONS. IT ENHANCES THE ABILITY OF BEDFORD AND THE ENTIRE LYNCHBURG AREA AND FOR THAT MATTER ROANOKE TO ATTRACT PEOPLE TO THIS AREA, IF YOU'RE TRYING TO DRAW TOURISTS.))
SUPER=@Allen; :00
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=to draw tourists.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The proposals still have to survive the budget process in the General Assembly.
Area legislators promised to make sure both grants make the final cut.
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E-Gift-Registry


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sgo
TAPE#97-81
GRAPHIC=Christmas


If you're having trouble figuring out what to buy some children on your gift list there's a new system to help you.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


It's the computerized gift registry system at Toys R Us.
Kids can cruise the aisles, picking out the toys they want with a hand-held scanner.
The toy store chain says the registry makes it easy for relatives to find gifts.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:19:11
IN Q=it this kid

((EARL SNOW/TOYS R US: IF THIS KID WANTS THIS, THEN I DON'T HAVE TO ASK OR SNEAK OUT OR TRY TO FIND OUT WHAT HE WANTS. ALL I GOTTA DO IS PULL OUT THIS REGISTRY, THEN I'VE GOT A LIST OF ITEMS RIGHT IN FRONT OF ME TO GIVE ME AN IDEA OF THE ITEMS HE WOULD LIKE TO HAVE.))
SUPER=01-Earl Snow/Toys R Us;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=like to have
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Some shoppers worry kids could get carried away and scan themselves a list their parents can't afford.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:47:03
IN Q=i guess

((SHARON FRANKLIN/SHOPPER: I GUESS THE PARENTS WILL HAVE TO TALK TO THEM ABOUT THAT. IT'S LIKE THE SAME THING AS GOING TO SANTA AND ASKING HIM FOR EVERYTHING UNDER THE SUN. JUST HAVE TO EXPLAIN THEY CAN'T GET IT ALL--EASIER SAID THAN DONE.))
SUPER=01-Sharon Franklin/Shopper;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=than done
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Toys R Us says the registry will be available all year, not just during the holidays.
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Two-Steve


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


Microwave
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=11-Roanoke Co.;



(I'll Call)



ESS#8799
ESS#8814
ESS#8815
ESS#4410




double boxes=SPA & KMC
(Toss to Kimberly)


2-Plane-Crash


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=
TAPE#net (edit of 97-87)
GRAPHIC=plane crash


Federal aviation officials begin their investigation today into what caused a pilot to crash yesterday into a Roanoke home.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


A few minutes after a Texas pilot took off from Roanoke Airport his single engine plane lost power and crashed.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=kinda like

((ROBERT PATTERSON/WITNESS; HIS ENGINE WAS SPUTTERING, THEN THERE WAS A BIG MUSHROOM CLOUD ))
SUPER=01-Robert Patterson/Witness;
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=mushroom
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The pilot, James Notch, was killed. One home was totalled, two others were damaged.
While N-T-S-B officials begin their probe today, local officials say there's not much left to look at.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=being small

((JIM GRIGSBY/ROANOKE FIRE CHIEF; BECAUSE OF THE HEAT OF THE FIRE AND AN ALUMINUM PLANE, MOST OF THE PLANE IS GONE ))
SUPER=01-Jim Grigsby/Roanoke Fire Chief;
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=plane left
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Residents are saddened by the death of the pilot, but grateful no one else was killed or injured in the tragedy.
(----------------)



Crash-React


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=
TAPE#net (edit of 97-88)
GRAPHIC=Plane Crash


One near casualty was a women inside the house that the plane slammed into.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Eleanor Lewis was watching television when she heard an explosion, and saw flames in her living room.
Just was just about to go outside to hang Christmas lights.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 14:25:42
IN Q=for 2 or 3 minutes

((ELEANOR LEWIS: FOR 2 OR 3 MINUTES...FAMILY'S SO THANKFUL THAT I'M HERE. ))
SUPER=07-Eleanor Lewis;
RUNS=:23
OUT Q=that i'M HERE
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Eleanor's family got the news of the explosion minutes after it happened.
(//////SOT//////)
SOT 14:35:38
In Q=I received

((ANGIE LEWIS: I RECEIVED A PHONE CALL THAT THE HOUSE WAS ON FIRE, AND THE FIRST THING I HAD IN MY HEAD WAS A NEGATIVE THOUGHT. ))
SUPER=07-Angie Lewis;
RUNS=:06
OUtQ=negative thought
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Eleanor Lewis was not injured.
Her husband, Jack Lewis says the house is fully insured.
He says they will NOT rebuild their home in Northwest Roanoke.
Instead, They're going to find a home a little farther away from the airport.
(----------------)



ENVIRONMENT


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


Eleven days of tough negotiations have paid off at the global warming conference in Kyoto, Japan.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Kyoto, Japan;

4:00:40
Participating nations today approved a deal to reduce fuel emissions by industrial countries.
The European Union will cut its greenhouse gas emissions by eight percent below 19-90 levels, the U-S by seven percent and Japan by six percent.
But it likes like an uphill battle for the treaty in the Senate.
Majority Leader Trent Lott says the agreement is flawed and vows that it won't be ratified.
(----------------)



E-Ericsson


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Ericcson


Two draftsmen were indicted for defrauding Ericsson G-E in Lynchburg.
The feds say the scheme involved Butch Sager, a 51- year- old draftsmen who's worked for Ericsson for 29 years.
According to the indictment, Sager approved work done by 45- year- old George Calvin Kelly of Goode.
While Kelly DID a lot of computer drafting work for Ericsson, yesterday's indictment charges that Kelly collected nearly a quarter million dollars for drawings he did NOT do.
The government charges the two men split the money.

E-McCane


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-76
GRAPHIC=NONE


One of Bedford County's top law enforcement officers could be in trouble again.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford Co./File Tape;


Lieutenant John McCane was placed on administrative leave in October after being charged with stalking a friend of his estranged wife.
Now, the state police say they're looking into allegations that McCane misappropriated sheriff's department funds.
Special prosecutor Joel Branscom would not give details, but characterized it as "strange behavior" on the part of McCane.
Branscom adds the amount of money involved is less than a thousand dollars.
A decision on whether criminal charges will be filed has not been made.
(----------------)


Three-Steve


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


Microwave
SUPER=15-Steve Pardon;
SUPER=11-Roanoke Co.;
SUPER=13-"Slam" Duncan/J-93 FM;
SUPER=13-Sgt. Terry Lee/U.S. Marines;
SUPER=11-Roanoke Co.;



Double Boxes=SPA & MEL
(Toss to Melanie)


5-Safe-Toys


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#597-52
GRAPHIC=Mornin health check

***ANCHOR TAG***
In this morning's health check,
SS=toy safety


As you head out to do your holiday shopping this season, safety is a good thing to keep in mind.
The Safe Kids Coalition just released safety guidelines to help parents select safe, age-appropriate toys.
Tonya Flory has the story.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Toy stores
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=01-Tammy Hale/Roanoke Safe Kids; :23
SUPER=@tonya2;
RUNS=1:47
OUT Q=TF, N7

(( Toy stores can be overwhelming this time of year...
The Safe Kids Coalition has tips for parents looking for the perfect gift: Safety tops the holiday wish list.
Terry Hale was the director of Community Hospital's Daycare Center for 16 years...she says every toy is potentially dangerous if handled improperly or by the wrong age group...
She suggests parents heed the warning labels on the box.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:26:40
IN Q=Those recommendations

((TAMMY HALE/ROANOKE SAFE KIDS:THOSE RECOMMENDATIONS ARE GUIDELINES AND YOU HAVE TO DECIDE IF YOUR CHILD HAVING THAT TOY, IF THEY'RE APT TO PUT LOTS OF THINGS IN THEIR MOUTH THEN THAT MIGHT NOT BE A TOY THERE MAY BE PIECES TOO SMALL))
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=too small.

The leading cause of toy related deaths among children is choking.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:31:52
IN Q=If you're looking

((TAMMY HALE/ROANOKE SAFE KIDS:IF YOUR LOOKING AT AN INFANT OR TODDLER YOU'D WANT TO LOOK AT A TOY LIKE THIS THAT DOESN'T HAVE SEWN ON BUTTONS WHEREAS THIS LITTLE GIRL HAS THE BUTTONS THAT WITH A YOUNGER CHILD THEY COULD POSSIBLY CHEW ON IT AND GET THEM OFF))
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=them off


If parents have any questions, toy packages come complete with toll free safety hotlines.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:33:12
IN Q=It tells

((TAMMY HALE/ROANOKE SAFE KIDS:IT TELLS YOU THE PROBLEMS THAT COULD OCCUR WITH THIS WOULD BE CHOKING BECAUSE THERE'S SMALL PARTS, LITTLE SHOES LITTLE HAIR BOWS AND THEN IT TELLS YOU THE AGE THAT THIS WOULD BE APPROPRIATE FOR))
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=appropriate for.


Cars and trucks are always big sellers, but what appears safe--can be dangerous if played with incorrectly.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:39:12
IN Q=At some point

((TAMMY HALE/SAFE KIDS:AT SOME POINT IT COULD BREAK AND THESE WHEELS WOULD BE SMALL ENOUGH THAT A CHILD COULD GET CHOKED ON THEM))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=on them.


Hale suggests following a special list when buying gifts for children other than your own.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 10:27:38
IN Q=You can always look

((TAMMY HALE/ROANOKE SAFE KIDS:YOU CAN ALWAYS LOOK AT BOOKS, ART SUPPLIES SUCH AS CONSTRUCTION PAPER, CRAYONS, THINGS LIKE THAT ANY CHILD WOULD LOVE.))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=would love.

))
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


The Safe Kids Coalition says parents should clean out the playroom every few months and throw away any old, potentially dangerous toys.
(TOSS TO BUMP)

BUMP COMM

2-Roanoke-Crash


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=
TAPE#net (edit of 97-87)
GRAPHIC=plane crash


Following yesterday's crash of a small plane into a Roanoke home, the National Transportation Safety Board will begin its investigation today.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


James Notch of Arlington, Texas was killed when his plane crashed into a house near the corner of Delaware and Cove, minutes after taking off from Roanoke Airport.
Witnesses say the pilot knew he was in trouble...the plane sounded like it was having engine problems.
One witness says the Notch appeared to be aiming for a nearby field, but missed.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=kinda like

((ROBIN PATTERSON/WITNESS; HIS ENGINE WAS SPUTTERING, THEN THERE WAS A BIG MUSHROOM CLOUD ))
OUT Q=
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=

((KIA CHILDRESS/WITNESS; IT WAS JUST LIKE AN ATOMIC BOMB ))
SUPER=01-Robin Patterson/Witness; :00 QUICK
SUPER=01-Kia Childress/Witness; :08 QUICK
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=atomic boom
(----------------)
VO-NAT


State police say the pilot was on his way to Jackson, Tennessee.
(----------------)




2-React


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=afr
TAPE#97-88
GRAPHIC=Plane Crash

**ANCHOR TAG****
The crash could have resulted in more devastation.
One woman was home watching television when she heard an explosion, and saw flames in her living room.
Andrew Freiden reports.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=i will never forget
SUPER=07-Eleanor Lewis; :01
SUPER=@Andrew2; :30
SUPER=07-Angie Lewis; :50
RUNS=:57
OUT Q=AF N7.


((
SOT 14:26:58

((ELEANOR LEWIS: I WILL NEVER FORGET THE SIGHT OF THOSE-- I CAN DRAW THEM FLAMES, COMING IN MY FRONT DOOR, AND I TURNED AROUND, IT'S JUST LIKE RUNNING FROM THEM, AND I RAN THROUGH THE BACK DOOR.))
RUNS=:25


Eleanor's neighbors comforted her immediately--
She didn't yet know that it was a plane that caused the fire at her home.
What she did know was that her dog Finx was on the porch-- and there was no way he could have survived the blaze.
SOT 14:27:34

((ELEANOR LEWIS: I SAY IF THAT PORCH WAS BURNT LIKE THAT-- THERE'S NO DOG OUT THERE. THERE'S NO DOG OUT THERE. ))
RUNS=:07


Eleanor's family got the news of the explosion minutes after it happened.
SOT 14:35:38

((ANGIE LEWIS: I RECEIVED A PHONE CALL THAT THE HOUSE WAS ON FIRE, AND THE FIRST THING I HAD IN MY HEAD WAS A NEGATIVE THOUGHT. ))
RUNS=:06

AF, N7))
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=NONE


Eleanor Lewis is doing fine and her husband says the house is fully insured.

2-E-Goodyear


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-86
GRAPHIC=Goodyear


Another vote on working mandatory Sunday hours is what some Goodyear union members in Danville are looking for.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville/File Tape;


A new vote could overturn the union's decision NOT to work a seven day schedule.
Last month, union members said the deal would cost them overtime pay on Sundays.
But workers say seeing 60 people laid off since then has changed minds.
Sources tell News7 that another vote could take place as early as next week.
(----------------)


County-Schools


ANCHOR=Kimberly
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=djo
TAPE#597-48
GRAPHIC=Roanoke Co.


Some South Roanoke County parents say the idea of bussing their children to a different school is not an option they want the school board to consider.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


The Gardens sub-division in Scenic Hills contains 75-houses, but only 12-children there go to Penn Forest.
Based on the County's Blue Ribbon Committee's recommendation, parents would have to provide transportation for their children after the 1998-99 school year if the family doesn't want the students going to Back Creek.
But some parents think it's an unwarranted measure.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT-07:11:00
IN Q=I DON'T SEE

(( CARLA KEEGAN/SOUTH COUNTY RESIDENT; I DON'T SEE THAT THERE'S REALLY AN OVERCROWDING PROBLEM RIGHT NOW AT PENN FOREST BASED ON THE BLUE RIBBON COMMITTEE STUDY THAT WAS CONDUCTED A YEAR AGO. ACCORDING TO MS. WRIGHT THE ATTENDANCE IS DOWN THIS YEAR BECAUSE OF A LARGE GRADUATING CLASS OF FIFTH GRADE LAST YEAR. ))
SUPER=01-Carla Keegan/Resident;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=LAST YEAR
ANCHOR=Kimberly
SS=NONE


The committee recommends redistricting as a way to avoid new construction costs.
A decision will be made by the school board in January.

4-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Morn
WRITER=sta
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NBA


In sports,
The Cleveland Cavaliers made it nine straight wins, blasting the Denver Nuggets.
For yesterday's scores, let's check the scoreboards.
(/////SOT/////)

WIPE TO MOTION
SUPER=#556
SUPER=X5028;
SUPER=0096-/Milwaukee/91/j/Boston/96///j/Toronto/104//Philadelphia/97///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0096-/Chicago/98/j/Orlando/106////Washington/101/j/Charlotte/104///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0096-/Denver/83/j/Cleveland/102///j/Golden St./93//L.A. Lakers/92///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0096-j/San Antonio/102//L.A. Clippers/87///j/Portland/93//Indiana/85;
RUNS=:28

(-------------) OUT Q=.........last score.