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ANCHOR=Keith

The car tax- -give or take a quarter BILLION dollars... we'll add it up for you tonight on NEWS 7 at SIX.
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VO-NAT


And Drug informant Javier Cruz pleads guilty again. He remains on bond- -until a judge decides whether his work for the government means he gets to remain free.
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Sports-head
ANCHOR=Steve


In sports, an Express player is called up by the Saint John Flames, we will see how former Blue Ridge standout basketball star Phillip Klaus is doing in college,
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and Roy Stanley says-- while distracttions surround VMI's athletic program, one team remains on track.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
SS=None


Cloudy and chilly on Saturday, but sunny weather returns on Sunday. Your complete weekend forecast is just ahead.

State-Budget


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-93
GRAPHIC=Jim Gilmore


All summer and fall, candidate Jim Gilmore said "no car tax" would cost state coffers 1-point-6 Billion dollars over five years.
Today, Governor Gilmore added the numbers up to more than 2-point-7 Billion.
Double Boxes=Keith and Ellen/State Microwave


Ellen Qualls is at the State Capitol.
What do these numbers mean?
Live=Ellen Full/Microwave
SUPER=@Ellen1;
SUPER=05-Richmond;


Well for everyone who owns a car-- know that Jim Gilmore plans to pay 15- percent of the first 20- thousand dollars value of your car tax this year, 30- percent next year, 50- percent, then 70- percent, and finally 100- percent in the year 2002.
But there is a price.
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(( The car tax IS coming.
The numbers were just way off.
240- million in the first two year budget.
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((DEL. TOM JACKSON/D-HILLSVILLE: IT'S REALLY ALARMING TO THINK THAT WE COULD BE OFF 240-MILLION DOLLARS ON SOMETHING. BECAUSE PLUS OR MINUS 240 MILLION'S PRETTY SIGNIFICANT DOWN HERE.))
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((GOV. JIM GILMORE: WE'RE PRACTICING NOW THE ART OF GOVERNANCE. WE'RE IN OFFICE. WE HAVE THE CAPACITY TO LOOK AT ALL THE BEST NUMBERS TO GET ALL THE BEST INFORMATION. AND THEN ALSO TO LISTEN TO THE CONCERNS OF THE LOCALITIES. AND TO DO A SOPHISTICATED LOOK.))
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((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D-VINTON: THERE'S ALWAYS NECESSARY TO MAKE THE CAMPAIGN RHETORIC WORK WITH THE OBLIGATION OF GOVERNING. RIGHT NOW WE'RE SEEING THE GOVERNOR STRUGGLE.))
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New revenue forecasts and booming economy help with the struggle-- but there are CUTS.
10- million construction dollars for the new Virginia Museum of Natural History.
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((GOV. JIM GILMORE: THE MARTINSVILLE PROJECT CONTINUES TO BE FUNDED FOR ITS PLANNING AND THE CONSTRUCTION MONEY CAN BE RE-ADDRESSED IN THE NEXT BIENNIUM.))
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In Roanoke 3-point-6 of nine million dollars George Allen promised the Roanoke Higher Ed Center won't come from Jim Gilmore.
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((SEN. JOHN EDWARDS: WE WERE CONCERNED THIS MIGHT HAPPEN. AND WE'RE DISAPPOINTED. BUT WE'RE JUST GONNA HAVE TO GO TO WORK TO MAKE SURE WE GET THE FUNDS WE NEED.))
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((DEL. WHITT CLEMENT/D-DANVILLE: WHAT IT UNDERSCORES...NOW THAT WE'RE SEEING THE DEVIL IN THE DETAILS IS THAT THERE'S NO FREE LUNCH. THERE'S GONNA BE PAIN. ))
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The Natural History museum in Martinsville was left with just 650- thousand dollars in planning money -- which museum officials said they were happy to have.
But in a change of heart just minutes ago, Governor Gilmore ponied up ANOTHER 600- thousand dollars for HVAC repairs in the existing building.
That was accompanied by a news release that says "I undersand the Virginia Museum of Natural History is important to the people of Martinsville" and the Governor "anticipates" the millions needed for construction will be available two years from now in the next budget.

L'burg-Robberies


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-97
GRAPHIC=Armed Robbery


Lynchburg police believe they've broken up a ring of criminals responsible for dozens of armed robberies in central Virginia the past several months.
Steve Smallshaw reports four men are in custody, and others are waiting to be charged.
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(( Months of surveillance and investigative work finally paid off early Friday when police converged on the Millwood apartment complex in Lynchburg.
There they detained 13 people in connection with a string of armed robberies, larcenies and burglaries across central Virginia the past several months.
They also recovered two firearms, some clothing and stolen property.
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((LT. EUGENE WINGFIELD: IT IS KNOWN TO US THAT THEY'RE RESPONSIBLE FOR A GREAT NUMBER OF ROBBERIES.. AT A LATER DATE.))
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Four men are being held without bond.. 27- year- old William A. Smith is charged with seven armed robberies in Lynchburg and Amherst County, as is 19- year- old Marcus D. Sandidge.
21- year- old Sherwood Charlton faces two counts of grand larceny.. and 19- year- old Wayne Thomas is charged with burglary, grand larceny and armed robbery.
Police and local business owners are breathing a sigh of relief.
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((LT. EUGENE WINGFIELD/LYNCHBURG POLICE: I ALONG WITH A NUMBER OF OTHER PEOPLE WILL SLEEP A LOT BETTER THIS WEEKEND.))
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Of the 27 armed robberies that have taken place, police say a significant number have been solved with these arrests.
More charges are pending against other individuals.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))

Cruz-Rivera


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-89
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


Two men who distributed cocaine by the truck-load out of a used-car lot right here in Roanoke pled guilty today- -seven years after their arrest.
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Javier Cruz eventually became a D-E-A informant, living in the Roanoke Valley- -off and on for more than three years while trying to work his way up the ladder of drug trafficking to the top of the Cali Cartel.
As we reported here LAST night, the D-E-A paid him more than 347-thousand dollars in expenses during that time.
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**Keith on ENG**
Before returning to Columbia as an undercover operative, Cruz and his boss, Leo Rivera worked out of a special cell atop the county jail- -trying to perpetuate their drug trade contacts while still in custody.
Some high-level drug bosses were later indicted, though the kingpins remain in Columbia.
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((THERE ARE A LOT OF OTHER PEOPLE WHO BENEFITED FROM HIS WORK THAT YOU WON'T BE ABLE TO SEE NOW, BECAUSE THEY'RE PEOPLE WHO WHERE ARRESTED AND PROSECUTED IN OTHER JURISDICTIONS. ))
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**Keith on ENG**
At one time Cruz was a fugitive- -on North Carolina's most wanted list for murder... for the death of Mark Garrett.
GArrett's mother was on hand for the hearing in court today.
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((YOU KNOW THE MORE THAT THEY GAVE HIM THE MORE INFORMATION THEY WERE GETTING FROM HIM.THEY JUST THAT I GUESS HE NEEDED TO LIVE THE GOOD LIFE. ))
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=Legal Scales


Cruz will be sentenced later.





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ANCHOR=Keith
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He's been the focus of personal scandal himself, so what does Senator Chuck Robb think of President Clinton's troubles? We'll have that story coming up on News 7 at Six.
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And troubles overseas are having a ripple effect for some international students at Virginia Tech. They're worried about paying the bills.
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Elliott


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#98-2
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


A Giles County jury convicted 26- year old Scott Elliott of SECOND degree murder less than an hour ago.
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The jury deliberated for nearly three hours before reaching its conclusion.
Elliott was charged last February with shooting and killing his girlfriend-- Misty Dawn Dellinger.
Elliott's attorneys had tried to paint the shooting as an accident.
The jury is now deliberating a sentence.
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Robb


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-94
GRAPHIC=Chuck Robb


Chuck Robb says the latest scandal involving President Clinton is "a matter of significant concern," but today the Democratic Senator said he wants more facts.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Robb met this afternoon with the transportation committee of the Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce.
While he is hopeful the truth will come to light quickly, Robb says he believes Clinton is capable of performing under fire.
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((SEN. CHUCK ROBB/D- VIRGINIA: MOST HUMAN BEINGS WOULD FIND THAT DIFFICULT, BUT HE HAS AN ABILITY TO BOX THINGS OFF THAT EXCEEDS THAT OF MOST HUMAN BEINGS AND HOPEFULLY WHETHER OF NOT WE CAN GET ANY DEFINITIVE RESOLUTION TO SOME OF THESE PENDING QUESTIONS, I AM CERTAIN THAT HE WILL PROCEED, AND HE IS AS CAPABLE OF PROCEEDING UNDER FIRE AS ANYONE I KNOW.))
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Robb was asked if he has sympathy for Clinton given his own experience with unwanted media attention.
Robb declined to comment except to say that he has empathy for anyone, especially a friend, who is going through difficult times.

Hospital-Overcharge


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#97-92
GRAPHIC=None


Some hospitals in this area are concerned about a Prime Time Live segment scheduled to air next month.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


The program spotlights Medical Recovery Services -- a Salem company that reviews patient bills for insurance and hospital overcharging.
The company looks for errors from doctors, hospitals and insurance companies.
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((PAT PALMER/MEDICAL RECOVERY SERVICES PRESIDENT:THE BILLING SYSTEM HAS BECOME SO COMPLEX THAT WHEN PEOPLE RECEIVE BILLS FROM A HOSPITAL THEY RECEIVE A SUMMARY, IT DOESN'T EVEN BREAK DOWN THE ITEMS THEY ARE BEING CHARGED FOR.))
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Palmer says she's hopes to expand her company to other locations around the country.
Carilion Health System issued a statement today saying it welcomes patients contacting its offices directly to review bills.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=None


Columbia Lewis Gale says it has the same policy of allowing patients to come in and review bills at no charge.


Stocks


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=sly
TAPE#=None
GRAPHIC=NONE


Stocks were down for the third straight session. TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE
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Foreign-Students


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-95
GRAPHIC=Stock Market


The financial crisis in Asia is taking its toll on foreign students here in the U-S.
SS=Education


At Virginia Tech-- Asian students are focusing on their checkbook as much as their studies.
Teresa Hamilton explains.
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(( This group of Tech students gathered at the Cranwell International Center are among those feeling the stress of financial troubles back home overseas.
Min Lee, who's from Korea, is now looking for a job to make ends meet, and she's had moving out of her Blacksburg apartment.
Fortunately-- Lee will be able to remain in school-- unlike her brother.
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((MIN LEE/KOREAN STUDENT:ALL THE KOREAN GUYS HAS GOT TO GO INTO THE ARMY ANYWAY AT SOME POINT BUT SINCE MY PARENTS CAN NOT AFFORD THE TUITION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-- MY BROTHER HAS TO GO BACK AND I DON'T KNOW IF HE CAN COME BACK LATER ON BUT FOR ME I CAN LIVE AT MY AUNTS HOUSE. ))
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Sinking stock markets, layoffs and currency devaluations are blamed for the financial crisis.
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((SARAT CHATIRUNG/THAILAND STUDENT:THE TUITION AND COST OF LIVING, EVERYTHING COSTS TWICE AS MUCH FOR MY FAMILY TO SEND ME MONEY. SIRASAK TEPARKUM/THAILAND STUDENT:WE USED TO GO OUT AND HANG OUT TOGETHER AT ABOUT FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT, RIGHT NOW, I THINK EVERYBODY IS STAYING HOME OR JUST COOKING BY THEMSELVES. ))
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Concern for friends and family back home is also on their mind.
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((HARDIANTO IRIDIASTADI/INDONESIAN STUDENT: IN INDONESIA THEY ARE ASKING FOR RICE, FOR SUGAR, PRICE OF EVERY FOOD STUFF IS RISING, JUST INCREASING. ))
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Trimming their course load-- to save money-- is NOT an option.
To remain in the U-S, international students-- have to be considered full time students.
Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7.))

Sports tease


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=none


Roy Stanley gives us amideseason progress report on VMI's basketball team, the Express's top offensive player sgets the call,
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and former Blacksburg star phillip klaus is trying to make the grade on the college hard wood.
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S-UVA


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#VB98-1
GRAPHIC=UVA Logo


Virginia will take the University hall floor tomoorw against number one ranked Duke a man short.
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Freshman Chesley Watson had an emergency appendectomy last night and will miss the game.
Head coach Jeff Jones will start Donald Hand and Pete McLaughlin tomorrow against the Blue Devils.
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WIPE TO PINNACLE!!!!!!
You can catch the Duke/Virginia game right here on your hometown station. Tip off is at noon.

S-Klaus


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=BB98-1
GRAPHIC=High school hoops


Former Blacksburg high school basketball star Phillip Klaus is in his freshman season at Winthrop.
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Klaus was in Radford this week as his Eagles took on the Highlanders. While he's yet to crack the starting lineup; the coaches have been pleased with his determination.
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The 6'6" frshman forward, who was a center at Blacksburg; is not the biggest player on the floor; but that doersn't matter.
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S-VMI


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#BB98-2
GRAPHIC=VMI Logo


The past few months have been a disaster for athletics at V-M-I. The football team fails to win a game this season and recently athletic Director Davis Babb resigned.
But through all those negatives the one positive has been the Keydet basketball program.
Roy Stanley has this report.
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((Because of the closeness of the corp, the basketball team is fully aware of the negatives surrounding the athletic programs.
But the Keydets are use to turning negatives into positives as part of the schools training.)) ((BART BELLAIRS/VMI HEAD COACH: )) ((The basketball team had it's own problems at the beginning of the season when two key players Andre Quarles and Brent Conley redshirted this season.
But the school's philosophy of never say never has carried the team through the adversity.)) ((DARRYL FAULKNER/VMI GUARD: )) ((On the court, V-M-I is 10 and 6 overall and 6 and 3 at Home. The Keydets beat Penn State at Cameron and then went into the Cassell and beat Virginia Tech.
Bellair's up tempo game has been slowed a couple of times this season but over all the team is playing at a high level.)) ((BELLAIRS: )) ((ROY STANDUP: ))
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S-Express


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S8-3
GRAPHIC=Express/Checkers


The Express steps out of the division and the conference tonight at the Round House for a 7:30 face off against Charlotte.
And Roanoke will play without it's top offensive producer; Chris Cantu.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00


Head Coach frank Anzalone announced today that cantu has been called up to the Saint John Flames; Roanoke's AHL affiliate.
It's is not know how long the rookie winger will be with the Flames. Cantu leads the Express in scoring with 23 goals and 14 assists for 37 points. Cantu recently registered the hat trick in the ECHL all star game.
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ANCHOR=Steve
SS=Express


As WDBJ reported to you Wednesday; winger Chris Fess has announced his retirement from hockey. Wx-Tape
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Promo
ANCHOR=Keith
(toss to Jean)
NEWSCAST=6
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The old Christiansburg Post Office was supposed to have shut its doors this month in favor of a new building.
Double Boxes=Keith and Jean/Newsroom


But Jean Jadhon says residents fought hard to keep it open.
Live=Jean Full/Newsroom
SUPER=@Jean1;


And they were successful Keith--now the residents are celebrating.
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It all comes after a four-month campaign to keep the post office open.
People in the area say it is more than a place to mail letters and packages, but also a social gathering spot and a part of the town's history.
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Double Boxes=Keith and Jean/Newsroom


We'll have the story, plus all the latest news, weather, and sports tonight on News 7 at 11--Keith?

Weekend-Promo


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=sly
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=None


And a reminder there's a new way to start your weekend.
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Take Fullscreen Board 9404 Weekend News
Join us for News 7 Saturday morning. That's tomorrow at eight.
Denise Allen and Andrew Freiden will have plenty of news, weather and sports--they'll also travel to Robin's home for Weekend Diner, where he will make dessert--chocolate pie.
And of course there's News 7 Sunday Morning, also at eight o'clock. (ad lib byes) Talent=Keith