[Gore]

[ANCHOR=Denise]

[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


A memorial service will be held Tuesday in Nashville for Vice President Gore's father.
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[vo-nat]
Albert Gore Senior died yesterday of natural causes at the age of 90.
He served in Congress and fought for Civil Rights.
His opposition to the Vietnam War cost him his senate seat.
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[SUPER=01-Carl Rowan/Columnist;]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=honorable man]
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[vo-nat]
He was described as a politician who worked for his people.

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[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=97-78 9:17]
[GRAPHIC=Allen]


Former Governor George Allen has announced he is taking the first step in a campaign for The U-S Senate.
He has authorized an exploratory committee to raise money for the campaign.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chantilly;]


Yesterday, flanked by his wife, and Senator John Warner, he warned his supporters that a battle against Senator Chuck Robb in the year 2000 will mean facing the entire liberal Washington establishment.
It would also be a key battle as Republicans fight to hold on to their majority in the Senate.
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[SOT 15:34:04]
[IN Q=It is up to]

((GEORGE ALLEN/FORMER GOVERNOR; IT IS UP TO US TO STAND UP AND TO SPEAK UP FOR THOSE YOUNG PEOPLE, FARMERS, ENTREPRENEURS, BLACK, WHITE, HISPANIC, ASIAN, NATIVE AMERICANS WHO ARE TRYING TO ACHIEFE THE PROMISE OF OUR LAND OF OPPORTUNITY.
IT IS UP TO US TO TAKE TO WASHINGTON THE VIRGINIA MESSAGE OF LESS TAXES, MORE PROSPERITY AND MORE OPPORTUNITY.))
[SUPER=01-George Allen/Former Governor;]
[RUNS=:23]
[OUT Q=more opportunity]
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[VO-NAT]


Allen made at least one reference to President Clinton's troubles, saying Americans should have a president they can hold up as a roll model for their children.
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[11D'Ville-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=98-77 11:19]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation]


Danville Police are still investigating the death of a Danville man.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville;]


Police responded to a report of a body around 8:30 yesterday morning at 1545 Claybore Street.
Friends were checking on 64 year old Silas Moody Carter, Jr when they found him dead.
Carter's body had been there for 2 or 3 days. Yesterday, Authorities were treating the death as a homicide, currently they are calling it a suspicious D-O-A .
The body will be sent to Roanoke for an autopsy.
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[2-D'Ville-Murder]


[ANCHOR=denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=hold]


Danville Police are ALSO investigating a homicide today.
Police say the victim was a 29 year old black male from Philadelphia Pennsylvania who was possibly shot in the head. Police say it happened around 10 last night. His body was found by the friend he was visiting for the weekend.
Police have not released any names until they reach the next of kin. Authorities have no suspects at this time. [Ar

my-Navy]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


Doctors say the cadet seriously injured at yesterday's Army-Navy football game has no spinal cord damage and will likely recover.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA;]


The cadet broke a bone in his neck when a section of railing collapsed at Philadelphia's Veterans Stadium.
Eight other people including four cadets were hospitalized.
All were treated and released.
Witnesses say the railings in the temporary stands were only held together by duct tape.
The game was suspended for more than 30 minutes while rescue workers attended to the injured.
Army won the contest 34-to-30.
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[Health-Week]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun am]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=Health Check]
[GRAPHIC=Health Check]


A Craig County farm is on the front lines of the battle over the estrogen drug Premarin and AIDS activists take to the streets of downtown Roanoke in this week's health check. Tonya Flory has those stories and all the top medical news making headlines the first week of December 1998.
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[IN Q=Millions]
[SUPER=03-New Castle; :07 ]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :35 ]
[SUPER=@Tonya2; :44]
[RUNS=1:17]
[OUT Q=Health Check]


[go straight to bump][HEADLINES]
[ANCHOR=Denise 2 shot]

[***No Music Under]
Here's a look at today's top stories.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Denise]
[SUPER=#4070;weekend headline banner]



The father who injected his son with H-I-V tainted blood has been convicted of first degree assault.Brian Stewart was passive as the verdict was read. He will be sentenced on January eighth and is expected to appeal.

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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Denise]


Drivers in the Roanoke Valley who frequently violate traffic laws may get an unexpected visit at their home from the D-M-V. Officers representing a state task force are going door to door warning people who are habitual offenders to steer themselves in the right direction. The pilot program will be rolled out over the next 12 months in an effort to improve traffice safety.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Denise]

The warm temperatures may be hurting profits for businesses that rely on cold weather, but business is booming at Smith Mountain Lake. Bridgewater Marina has extended their boating season because of the recent spring-like weather. Last weekend's Thanksgiving holiday was the busiest in the marina's nine-year history.
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[ANCHOR=Andrew 2 SHOT]


And that's what's making news on this Sunday December 6-th .
(toss to Andrew for Newsreel)




[ReelOpen]


[ANCHOR=Andrew]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=VA Newsreel]
[Graphic=VA Newsreel]


One of Virginia's deadliest train crashes happened 20 years ago this month. In this weeks Virginia Newsreel we look at back at the wreck of the Southern Crescent.
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE][Crescent-Reel]


[ANCHOR=Andrew]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=Virginia Newsreel #2]
[GRAPHIC=wipe]


[wipe wipe wipe wipe wipe]


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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Nelson Co.;]
[SUPER=01-Tariq Muhammad/Passenger; :52 QUICK!!]
[SUPER=@Andrew2;]
[RUNS=2:14]
[OUT Q=I'm Andrew Freiden]

[toss to scores] (( On December 3-rd 1978 the Southern Crescent Luxery Liner was bound from Atlanta to Washington DCTERMS. Around 5-30 Sunday morning 7 train cars and three locamotives jumped the tracks at Elma, an abandoned Nelson County Railstop. 65 passengers were on board the train when it rounded a curve too fast and crashed into a 40 foot ravine. Only the lead locomotive and the last car remained untouched.
Passenger Tariq Muhammed said the passengers were filled with fear.
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[sot :45 Tariq Muhammad]

((There was panic in the cafeteria car, there was panic in the other cars behind those cars because those were the cars that really derailed. They was just tore up in totality. What happened what were the people in there doing were they running around? They were caught between beds,chairs, tables,luggage and they were screaming and they wanted out. The only way to get them out was to break the windows.)) [runs:25]
6 people died and 50 were injured,but getting the injured to the hospital would take hours. There was Only room for a few rescue vehicles at a time around the crash site. This became a nightmare for Nelson County Sheriff Bill Harris who was heading up the rescue effort.
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[sot 1:24 Bill Harris]

((We had to coordiante it some rescue units up to three miles where the site was at. Some about a half a mile or a quarter of a mile and we had to let two or three in at a time load them come out send two or three more in.)) [runs:16] About six people were trapped in six other cars. All but 37 year old Ned Haynes were rescued quickly.
Haynes, a cook on the train, was pinned for 11 hours beneath a stove. He suffered trauma from burns and mutilple fractures. All of the injured were taken to the University of Virginia's hospital in Charlottesville.
One of the six people who died was Lewis Price seen here in an ad for the Southern Crescent. Price had worked 37 years for the crescent and was about to retire.
The wreck of the Southern Crescent was the second worst train wreck in Virginia in terms of lives lost. The worst was Southern's Old 97 which plunged off a trestle and into a gorge in Danville on September 27-th 1903. Nine people died and seven were injured. That is Virginia Newsreel, I'm Andrew Freiden.))

[11WebWatch]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=eea]
[TAPE#=WebWatch 16:30:23]
[GRAPHIC=Webwatch]


The Selective service has a new way for you to register and Furby has a website .
With that and more, here's this week's WebWatch.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Internet retailers]
[RUNS=1:28]
[OUT Q=wdbj7-dot-com]

(([intro] [RUNS05]

Internet retailers will have their best Christmas ever... a survey found shoppers are more comfortable spending money online, and there's alot more for them to buy.
Online sales this year are expected to double, beating last year's total by more than a billion dollars.

Uncle Sam wants you, on the web... Selective Service has activited a new system that let's you register for the draft online. Male U.S. citizens between 18 and 25 are required to register one way or another.
The website will give you an instant confirmation number... important for college students, because proof of registration is often required before you can recieve financial aid.

He's the hot toy of the year, and Furby has his own website.
Here you can check out the Furby dictionary, to figure out what the little fuzzball is saying. There's even an online talking Furby.

natsot



And if you can't find a real one, you can at least send someone an online Furby postcard.

Here's another gift idea... the perfect Barbie... perfect because you can make it look like anybody you want... for 40 bucks, Barbie-dot-com lets you customize the the eyes, hair, outfit and attitude.
A perfect gift for anyone who can't get enough of themselves!
For links to all these sites, click on WebWatch, on the wdbj website, at WDBJ-7-dot-com.))

[Henry-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=none]
[GRAPHIC=fatal accident]



2 people died in a single car accident this morning in Henry County.
State police say the accident happened around 1:40 on Route 966 just outside of Martinsville. The Vehicle, a 1998 Chevy Cavalier entered a curve at a high rate of speed, lost control, ran off the left side of road and struck several trees.
Police say the driver, 21 year old Rufus Antwan Harston of Martinsville died at the scene. The passenger 21 year old Larry Bernard Dodson died later at the hospital.
Police are still investigating.

[HIV-Verdict]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=legal Scales]


A jury has convicted a father of first degree assault for injecting his 11-month od son with H-I-V-tainted blood.


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-St. Charles, MO;]


They convicted Brian Stewart late last night after eight hours of deliberation.
Stewart was passive as the verdict was read.
Prosecutors say he stole the tainted blood when he worked as a hospital technician in 1992.
The boy now seven, has full blown AIDS.
The jury has recommended life in prison.
Sentencing is set for January eighth.
Stewart is expected to appeal.
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[11Habitual-Offenders]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-69 1:17:13]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Local residents who frequently violated traffice laws received some unexpected visitors yesterday.
Officers representing a state task force went door to door warning people who are labeled habitual offenders by the D-M-V.
The message was simple, straighten up or lose your license.
David Johnson reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=More than]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :01]
[SUPER=01-Jim Phipps/Court-Community Corrections Dir.; :14]
[SUPER=01-Steven Goodwin/DMV Transportation Safety Mgr.; :47]
[SUPER=@David1;1:29]
[RUNS=1:38]
[OUT Q=Djo, N7, Roanoke Co.]

((More than 500-people in the Roanoke Valley are considered to be habitual offenders by the DMV. So a pilot program geared toward steering those people in the right direction is being enforced.
[SOT=00:29:47]
[IN Q=THE OBJECTIVE]

((JIM PHIPPS/COURT-COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS DIRECTOR; THE OBJECTIVE OF THE HABITUAL OFFENDER ACT AND THE ENFORCEMENT EFFORTS OF OUR LOCAL DEPARTMENTS IS NOT TO ARREST PEOPLE AND NOT TO MAKE THEM CRIMINALS, BUT TO INFORM THEM WHAT THEY NEED TO DO TO BECOME A LAW ABIDDING CITIZEN AND DRIVE WITH THE SAME PRIVILEGES AS EVERYBODY ELSE AND NOT DISTAIN FOR THE LAW BY BECOMING A HIGH-RISK DRIVER.)) [RUNS17]
[OUT Q=HIGH-RISK DRIVER.]

[Pre-Pro] According to the DMV, the numbers are down on accident related crashes, fatalities and injuries over the past seven years. So are the amounts of driving under the influence arrests. Now officials want to bring those numbers down even more by going after the repeat offenders.
[SOT=00:35:59]
[IN Q=WE'RE FINDING THAT]

((STEVEN GOODWIN/DMV TRANSPORTATION SAFETY MANAGER; WE'RE FINDING THAT ONE OF THE MAJOR PROBLEMS ARE PEOPLE WHO ARE HABITUAL OFFENDERS OR WHO HAVE D-U-I'S OR AN ACCUMULATION OF TRAFFIC OFFENSES. THEY ARE THE ONES THAT EVENTUALLY END UP HURTING THEMSELVES OR HURTING SOMEBODY ELSE.)) [RUNS15]
[OUT Q=SOMEBODY ELSE.]

[Pre-Pro] So what is a habitual offender? Officials say any individual with three or more of these major offenses within ten years--or twelve or more of these other offenses in the same amount of time, is considered a road hazard. Depending on the seriousness of an offense, a driver could have his or her license reinstated immediately or suspended indefinitely. [STAND-UP/00:52:31 or 00:54:08] ((DAVID JOHNSON/REPORTING; THIS PILOT PROGRAM WILL BE ROLLED OUT OVER THE NEXT 12 MONTHS OR POSSIBLY LONGER, DEPENDING ON HOW LONG IT TAKES TO REACH THE PROGRAMS ULTIMATE GOAL. THAT IS TO MAKE THE STREETS SAFE FOR DRIVING BY REDUCING THE NUMBER OF HABITUAL OFFENDERS ON THE ROAD. DAVID JOHNSON, NEWS 7, ROANOKE COUNTY.)) [RUNS16]))

[Space-Shuttle]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Shuttle endeavor]


A piece of space junk is prompting the Shuttle Endeavor to alter its course.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Aboard Shuttle Endeavour;]


NASA says the shuttle is in no danger.
The Endeavour is just making a slight orbit adjustment to give a wide berth to what is apparently a spent Delta Two Rocket body.
An Endeavour astronaut is scheduled to hook the shuttle's robot arm onto the original module of the international space station.
The component will then be joined to a U-S built module Endeavour carried into space.
NASA says the orbit changes should not effect that.
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[11Smith-Mtn]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-79 7:08]
[GRAPHIC=Smith Mt Lake]

While the warm temperatures are hurting a few WINTER businesses it is helping to boost other businesses like at Smith Mountain Lake.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]

The manager of the Bridgewater Marina says due to the unusually warm temperatures, the boating season has been extended. Customers wanting to rent boats this time of year have been good for business in more ways than one.
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[SOT=00:46:36]
[IN Q=I'M ALMOST]

((ROY ENSLOW/BRIDGEWATER MARINA MGR.; I'M ALMOST BOOKED UP ON EVERYTHING I HAVE IN THE WATER TODAY. AND PEOPLE ARE NOT IN THE MOOD TO BE BUYING WINTER CHRISTMAS PRESENTS, SO I GET THE LUXURY OF THEM COMING DOWN HERE TO BUY SOME SKIS AND SOME WEIGHT BOARDS FOR THEIR KIDS.))
[SUPER=01-Roy Enslow/Bridgewater Marina Mgr.;]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=THEIR KIDS.]
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[VO-NAT]

(Ins-Low) Enslow says, thanks to the warm weather, last weekend's Thanksgiving holiday was the busiest in the marina's nine-year history. But he says the downside is the continually dropping water levels at the lake.
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[SOT=00:45:56]
[IN Q=THE MAIN PROBLEM]

((THE MAIN PROBLEM THAT WE'RE SEEING IS THAT PEOPLE CAN'T GET THEIR BOATS OUT OF THEIR LIPS. MAINLY BECAUSE THE CABLES TO THE BOATS AREN'T LONG ENOUGH.))
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[OUT Q=LONG ENOUGH.]
[Talent=Denise]
[Graphic=Hold]

Enslow says lake water levels are down nearly five feet.


[60-Minutes]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=60-Minutes]
[GRAPHIC=None]



The murder of teacher Jon Levin made national headlines. His students said he was a special teacher who really cared for them and became involved in their lives.
That's exactly what the former student convicted of killing Levin tells Lesley Stahl in his first T-V interview.


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[SOT]

[ 10:44:14 Friday]
[IN Q=He was a white]
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[OUT Q=part of yourself]
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[ANCHOR=Denise]
[SS=None]


You can see that story and more tonight at seven here on W-D-B-J. [toss to sports]

[ProfileOpen]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=Profile Open]
[GRAPHIC=Virginia Profiles]


What's got two wheels, a renewable energy source, and maybe even a tattoo?
A bike courier in downtown Richmond.
Ellen Qualls caught up with a few when they stopped to refuel.
It's this week's Virginia Profile.
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE][Bike-Profile]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=WeekendAM]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#Virginia Profiles]
[GRAPHIC=wipe wipe wipe wipe]


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[IN Q=They earn]
[SUPER=03-Richmond; :00 QUICK!!]
[SUPER=01-Chris Jackson/Bike Courier; :14]
[SUPER=01-Bryan Pellicciotti/Bike Courier; :30]
[SUPER=@Ellen2; 1:45]
[RUNS=1:54]
[OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.]


(( They earn five to nine dollars an hour.
Why do they do it?
[sot 14:50:44]

((BRYAN PELLICCIOTTI/BIKE COURIER: OH... CAUSE I'M PAID TO RIDE A BIKE.)) [runs:03]

[sot 15:00:24]

((CHRIS JACKSON/BIKE COURIER: THE UPS ARE THAT YOU STAY IN SHAPE, GET TO STAY OUTSIDE. GET LOTS OF EXERCISE. BUT THERE ARE NO BENEFITS. THERE'S NO WORKER'S COMP. THERE'S NO HEALTH INSURANCE. NO DAYS OFF. NO VACATIONS.)) [runs:14]

[sot 15:52:41]

((BRYAN PELLICCIOTTI/BIKE COURIER: RIGHT NOW IT'S KIND OF THE SLOW SEASON. CAUSE IT'S STILL SORT OF NICE OUT. BUT ONCE THE WEATHER STARTS GETTING A LITTLE LOUSY, PEOPLE WANT TO BE OUTSIDE LESS. SO RIGHT NOW WE'RE DOING ABOUT 30 STOPS A DAY. BUT WHEN THE BAD WEATHER COMES IT WILL PICK UP A LOT MORE AND BE MAYBE EVEN TWICE THAT.)) [runs:18]

[sot 15:02:42]

((CHRIS JACKSON/BIKE COURIER: THE SUMMER'S PRETTY EASY. BUT THE WINTER-- TO SIT OUTSIDE AND SUFFER, LIKE YOU WAKE UP AT EIGHT O'CLOCK IN THE MORNING AND IT'S 35 DEGREES AND RAINING AND THERE'S NO CHANCE OF IT LETTING UP. IT'S PRETTY BRUTAL. AND JUST GETTING THROUGH THAT IS QUITE A CHALLENGE.)) [runs:15]

[sot 14:52:04]

((BRYAN PELLICCIOTTI/BIKE COURIER: What are the hazards of bike courier life? CARS. GETTING SMUCKED BY A CAR. THAT'S PROBABLY ABOUT THE WORST. Has that happened to you yet? NO NOT YET. knock knock.)) [runs:10]

[sot 15:00:44]

((CHRIS JACKSON/BIKE COURIER: I'VE TAKEN ONE AMBULANCE RIDE IN FIVE YEARS AND THAT WAS SOMEBODY ELSE'S FAULT. I GOT HIT BY A POLICE OFFICER ONCE. AND THAT WAS ALL TAKE CARE OF.)) [runs:10]
In Richmond, about 20 different couriers are beating their motorized counterparts every day.
[sot 14:58:04]

((CHRIS JACKSON/BIKE COURIER: I'M INDEPENDENT. I WORK FOR MYSELF.)) [runs:03]
There are bike courier firms.
[sot 14:51:40]

((BRYAN PELLICCIOTTI/BIKE COURIER: BEX HAS FOUR COURIERS. AND THERE ARE ABOUT FIVE OTHER COMPANIES IN THE DOWNTOWN AREA DOING BIKE COURIERING. So what's your typical day like? IT'S PRETTY STEADY WORK. I'M PRETTY MUCH PEDALING STRAIGHT THROUGHOUT THE DAY EXCEPT FOR LUNCH.)) [runs:16]
Lunch... or whatever meal it is... seems to be an important and frequent part of the bike courier day.
It is, after all, fuel.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))
[2-HEADLINES]
[ANCHOR=Denise 2 shot]

[***No Music Under]
Here's a look at today's top stories.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Denise]
[SUPER=#4070;weekend headline banner]


A memorial service will be held Tuesday in Nashville for Vice President's Gore's father. Albert Gore Sr died yesterday of natural causes at the age of 90. He served in Congress and fought for Civil Rights and is being remembered as a politician who worked for his people.


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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Denise]

Former Governor George Allen is taking his first step in a campaign for the U-S Senate. He has authorized an exploratory committee to raise money for the campaign. Allen warned his supporters that a battle against Senator Chuck Robb in the year 200 will mean facing the entire liberal Washington establishment.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Denise]


The death of a 64-year old Danville man is still under investigation. Silas Moody Carter Jr was found dead yesterday morning at his home at 1545 Clayborne Street. Authorities are currently treating the death as a D-O-A, but suspicious.
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[ANCHOR=Andrew 2 SHOT]


And that's what's making news on this Sunday December 6-th.



[Sports-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun AM]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=sports extra]
[GRAPHIC=None]

[*****Anchor TAG*****]
Anyone who has ever tried to lose weight or has trained for an athletic event knows the gym is where goals are achieved.
For one woman the goal was opening a gym. She's done that and is now helping other women realize their potential.

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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Daleville; :00]
[SUPER=01-Hollie Flynn/Curves For Women Owner; :13]
[SUPER=01-Karen Mezza/Exercise Counselor; 1:21]
[RUNS=1:33]
[OUT Q=self esteem]


((Hollie Flynn's dream came true on September 8th.
Curves For Women opened--a business of her own--a chance to help other women.
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[SOT 02:35]
[IN Q=I REALLY WANT]

((HOLLIE FLYNN/CURVES FOR WOMEN OWNER: I REALLY WANT WOMEN TO BE AWARE OF HEALTH AND LOOK AT DOING THINGS THEY CAN DO AS A LIFESTYLE CHANGE, NOT A DIET. DIETS ARE TEMPORARY AND YOU'LL HAVE TEMPORARY RESULTS.))
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[OUT Q=RESULTS]


Curves is a no frills gym for women. It offers a 30 minute circuit workout. You stay at each station for 35 seconds.
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[SOT 04:08]
[IN Q=they'll go ]

((FLYNN: THEY'LL GO AROUND THREE TIMES ALTERNATING BETWEEN UPPER AND LOWER BODY STATIONS AND THEY'LL HIT AEROBIC STATIONS. THEY GET THE AEROBIC BENEFIT BUT MOST IMPORTANTLY FOR WOMEN THEY GET STRENGTH TRAINING, THE THING THAT WOMEN SKIP.))
[RUNS=]
[OUT Q=that women skip]


The faster you work the machines the more resistance they provide.
Flynn says this enables people of all fitness levels to get a good workout.
In the three months since the Daleville gym opened more than 200 women have joined.
Their ages range from 11 to 75.
Marathon runners and aerobic instructors as well as women who've had strokes and knee replacements make up the clientele.
And when Flynn and her employees talk to their overweight clients they speak from experience.
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[SOT 01:49:00]
[IN Q=several years]

((FLYNN: SEVERAL YEARS AGOI WAS 40 TO 50 POUNDS HEAVIER THAN I AM NOW, BUT BEFORE THAT I WAS THIS SIZE, SO I KNEW THE DIFFERENCE AND I REALLY FELT MISERABLE))
[RUNS=]
[OUT Q=really felt miserable]
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[SOT 7:52:05]
[IN Q=there's so many]

((KAREN MEZZA/EXERCISE COUNSELOR: THERE'S SO MANY WOMEN THAT FEEL REALLY POORLY ABOUT THEMSELVES. THIS IS A PLACE WHERE YOU ASK SOME ONE 'WHAT IS YOUR REASON FOR BEING HERE?' AND THEY SAY,'JUST TO BUILD UP MY SELF ESTEEM.'))
[RUNS=]
[OUT Q=self esteem]

))
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[ANCHOR=DENISE]
[SS=NONE]


Flynn says they measure progress by inches and body fat lost and not much emphasis is put on weight.
She says gradual changes toward a healthy life are the goal.
Curves is open Monday through Friday from 9 to 12 and 4 to 7.










[Siskel-picks]


[ANCHOR=Andrew]
[NEWSCAST=Sun am]
[WRITER=kor]
[TAPE#=net Siskel and Ebert]


Gene Siskel offers a few suggestions on movies that are playing in theaters this weekend. In this weeks movie review.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=What to see]
[SUPER=01-Gene Siskel/Movie Critic;:00]
[RUNS=1:36]
[OUT Q=I'm Gene Siskel]
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[ANCHOR=Andrew]
[SS=None]


You can see Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert's reviews today at Eleven here on Your Hometown Station.

[2-shot toss to bump][11Christmas]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=Sun Am]
[WRITER=djo]
[TAPE#=98-80 44:48]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Gift ideas and ethnic Christmas characters were part of the fun at the old Dumas Hotel.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

That's where the Christmas Extravaganza, formerly the Christmas craft show, was held yesterday. Among the items being sold and displayed were hand-crafted Christmas trinkets, including candle holders and trees made of safety pins and glass beads. The event also featured a spin on the traditional holiday roles with an African-American Christmas angel and Santa Claus.
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((VENINA HALEY/EVENT CO-COORDINATOR; WHEN YOU GO IN THE MALLS, YOU HAVE A LOT OF CAUCASIAN SANTAS, ANGELS AND A LOT OF CHRISTMAS FIGURINES. SOMETIMES YOU WANT YOUR KIDS TO SEE THAT WE CAN BE FEATURED AS SANTA AND AS ANGELS AND HAVE VARIOUS THINGS. SO WE JUST WANT TO FEATURE OUR PEOPLE IN THOSE CHRISTMAS EVENTS AND FIGURINES.))
[SUPER=01-Venina Haley/Event Co-Coordinator;]
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The event is held each year to give African-American crafters an opportunity to exhibit their work. (------------)