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Next on News 7-
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[VO-NAT]


Chopping the plans for a new Roanoke County high school. We'll have the latest.
Are breast-fed babies smarter than bottle-fed? Results of a new study.
Plus we'll take you to the WDBJ-7 halftime jam with Mandy Moore- and No Authority- in Lynchburg.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 is next.
[Open]
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[County-Schools]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=99-38 17:45]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke County Schools]


What will stay and what will go in the plans for a new Roanoke County High School?
The money okayed for the school doesn't cover everything in the blueprints - so tonight it was up to the School Board to do some chopping.
[Double Boxes=Jean/Kate]


Kate Weidaw was at tonight's meeting- Kate what went on?
[Live=Kate]
[SUPER=@Kate1]


Jean, last week Roanoke County's Board of Supervisors allocated 30 million dollars for the new high school that will be built at the Woods End site.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


The problem: that's 4 million dollars less than what was the school board was asking.
So tonight board members made final decisions on what to cut from the plans to meet the budget... That after meeting with the architect team yesterday.
Roanoke County's superintendent says eliminating items from the school wasn't an easy task.
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[SOT 17:38:28]
[INQ=]

((DR. DEANNA GORDON/ROANOKE CO. SUPERINTENDENT: THE THINGS THAT MOST BOTHER THE SCHOOL BOARD ARE THINGS THAT HAVE SHORT TERM VALUE BUT LONG TERM COST.))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Deanna Gordon/Roanoke Co. Superintendent]
[OUTQ=long-term cost.]
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[TAKE FULL SCREEN PINNACLE]
Some of the changes include a decrease in the size of the auditorium from 800 to 600 seats... and a reduction in both gym costs and the furniture budget.
The common area will be made smaller and the auxiliary gym will be built only if extra funds are available.
[Live=Kate]


School board members say they feel they have done what the Board of Supervisors asked.
[Double Boxes=Jean/Kate]


The next step is to have the architects go back to the blue prints to make the necessary adjustments.


[Bowers-Response]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-34 52:36]
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Roanoke Mayor David Bowers says he was "blindsided" by a council meeting over the weekend that narrowed the search for a new city manager.
And today he challenged other members of council to explain why they removed Acting City Manager Jim Ritchie from their list of top candidates.
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[VO-NAT]


Bowers was recovering from emergency eye surgery and missed the meeting on Saturday.
In a statement today, he said it's incumbent upon those who are trying to eliminate Ritchie from the process to explain to the public "what it is" in Jim Ritchie's performance that was not commendable to the citizens of Roanoke.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Bowers says Ritchie has distinguished himself on a number of important issues, including the water sharing agreement with Roanoke County, and the Henry Street controversy.
[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in Weather Center

[WX1] [11:00pm] [09/22/1999] [MCU]WEATHER OFFICE [WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAP WAKE UP FORECAST

[Toss back to anchor][Helping-Hand]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-35 1:05:17]
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Residents, churches and businesses in Danville are mobilizing to bring relief to flood victims in Virginia and North Carolina.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville;]


Operation Helping Hand was organized by Danville minister Larry Hill after he spoke with North Carolina church members who lost everything in the floods.
The flood relief drive started this week, but Hill says that supplies are already pouring in to drop-off sites in the area.
Anyone wishing to make a donation before next Saturday can contact Christians United Baptist Church in Danville.


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[Lowe's-Donations]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[wipe wipe wipe]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Local businesses are joining the Floyd-relief effort.
Lowe's says it will donate nearly 600-thousand dollars in cash and supplies.
Customers at Lowe's stores in our area can contribute money at the check-out counter.
Hardee's restaurants are taking collections, too.
People can bring canned food ... clothes ... insect repellent ... or cash to any location.
Both Hardee's and Lowe's have headquarters in North Carolina and say their employees are among the flood victims.
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[Taiwan-Rescue]


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A rare moment of happiness in earthquake-torn Taiwan-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Yung Lin, Taiwain ]


Rescuers pulled an eight year old girl from an apartment building. She may be the building's only survivor.
It has been three days since the earthquake.
Today rescuers found mostly bodies.
An American team arrived from Fairfax County, Virginia-They'll search a 12-story apartment building.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=What are]

((REPORTER: WHAT ARE THE KEY FACTORS THAT MEAN SOMEONE CAN COME OUT OF THIS BUILDING ALIVE? REILLY: THE TYPE OF VOID SPACE OR AREA THAT'S FREE OF DEBRIS, IN WHICH THEY'RE ABLE TO MOVE AROUND OR THAT THEY'RE NOT PINNED OR TRAPPED.))
[SUPER=01-Mike Reilly/Fire Captain;]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=or trapped.]
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[VO-NAT]


The Americans were successful tonight - rescuing a man from the rubble.
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[Tobacco]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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First it was many states suing big tobacco. Now it's Uncle Sam.
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[vo-nat]
[Super=04-File Tape;]


The federal government is suing eight big tobacco companies accusing them of waging a campaign of deceit.
The government says the tobacco industry knowingly marketed a hazardous product and lied about it for decades.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=20:04:03]

((JANET RENO/ATTORNEY GENERAL: AS MILLIONS OF AMERICANS ENTER THE HOSPITAL FOR LUNG CANCER, EMPHYSEMA_THE AMERICAN TAXPAYER HAS FOOT THE BILL. .... THE BILL.))
[SUPER=01-Janet Reno/Attorney General;]
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[OUT Q=the bill]
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[V0-NAT]
But tobacco companies say it's politics and the government has known about the dangers of smoking for years.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=20:04:21]

((GREG LITTLE/PHILIP MORRIS SPOKESMAN: WE WILL NOT SUCCUMB TO POLITICALLY CORRECT EXTORTION. WE WILL NOT SETTLE THIS LAWSUIT. ... THIS LAWSUIT.))
[SUPER=01-Greg Little/Philip Morris Spokesman; ]
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[OUT Q=THIS LAWSUIT.]
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[VO-NAT]


The Justice Department is asking Congress for 20-million dollars to pay for the lawsuit.
The money would pay for witnesses and attorneys. So far, it hasn't been approved.
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[Va-Tobacco]


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[WRITER=khu]
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Virginia politicians in both parties are lining up AGAINST the litigation.
DEMOCRATIC U-S Senator Chuck Robb says the Clinton Administration is trying to "settle an old score," having failed to regulate tobacco use.
Governor Gilmore fears it would jeopardize the master settlement the tobacco companies have already made with the states.
Both men have accepted generous contributions from tobacco.

[Tanker-Fatal]


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A West Virginia truck driver was killed today when a gasoline tanker wrecked and burst into flames.
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[TAKE FS Map]
The accident happened this morning on a mountainous stretch of Interstate 64, west of Covington... Joe Dashiell has the story.
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((The trucks collided in the westbound lanes of Interstate 64...
As one tractor trailer slowly climbed a hill, the gasoline tanker hit it from behind.
Isabelle and Robert Bledsoe drove up on the accident soon after it happened, and recorded these pictures with their home video camera.
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[IN Q=My only thought now]

((ISABELLE BLEDSOE/WITNESS: MY ONLY THOUGHT NOW IS THE POOR DRIVER AND HIS FAMILY.))
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[OUT Q=and his family.]


[STAND-UP BRIDGE]
The flames were intense. They scorched 100 yards along the shoulder and trees near the road.
Emergency crews responding to the accident say they could see the flames from several miles away.
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[IN Q=The tanker was fully engulfed]

((TROOPER RAY TOLLEY: THE TANKER WAS FULLY ENGULFED AND WE COULD SEE THE BLACK SMOKE ABOUT SEVEN MILES OUT.))
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[OUT Q=about seven miles out.]


Traffic was re- routed while firefighters worked to control the flames. Some trucks were stranded for several hours. But by nightfall, traffic was moving again in both directions.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Alleghany County.))


[B&W-Retirees]


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A drastic jump in their monthly insurance premiums has some central Virginia retirees wondering how they're going to make ends meet.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co.]


They're all former employees of B-W-X Technologies in Campbell County, which recently changed its insurance carrier for people who took early retirement.
Because they don't yet qualify for Medicare, health insurance premiums now eat up most of the retirees' monthly pension.
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[SOT 13:16:08]
[IN Q=I was there]

((WILLIAM WILLS/B&W RETIREE: I WAS THERE 32 YEARS AND I FEEL LIKE I GAVE THE COMPANY THE BEST YEARS OF MY LIFE, AND THERE ARE OTHERS THAT HAVE BEEN THERE CLOSE TO FORTY YEARS AND WE FEEL THAT IT'S VERY UNFAIR.))
[SUPER=01-William Wills/B&W Retiree; :00]
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[OUT Q=it's very unfair.]
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[VO-NAT]


B-W-X says it searched to find the best deal for its workers.
The retirees are now consulting with an attorney to decide their next move.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


Scammers are banking on Y2K fears to lure their newest victims.
What Virginia's doing to stop them, coming up.
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[VO-NAT]


And a study connecting I-Q and breast feeding.
We'll have the story when we return.
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[Sports-Preview]


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[OUT Q=....in sports."]

((O-K sports fans the Hokies of Virginia Tech will put it on the line tomorrow night as the Clemson Tigers invade Lane Stadium looking for revenge. In Atlanta the Mets were trying to pull to within one game of the Braves and Winston Cup Driver John Andretti spent the afternoon with some kids at the Martinsville Speedway.
All that and more coming up in sports.))
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[Y2K]


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[WRITER=jja]
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One hundred days and counting to the year 2-thousand.
A Senate Y2K panel says the nation is ready.
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((MOST OF THE MAJOR SYSTEMS IN OUR COUNTRY WILL WORK.))
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[OUT Q=WILL WORK.]
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[VO-NAT]


Experts say if you stockpile anything, stockpile information.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=15:06:47]

((SEN. ROBERT BENNETT/R- UTAH: FIND OUT IF YOUR PHARMACIST, YOUR BANKER, YOUR EMPLOYER IS Y2K COMPLIANT. IT WILL BE A SMALL COMFORT TO YOU TO HAVE THE U-S SENATE SAYING THE BANK SYSTEM WILL WORK IF YOU CAN'T GET YOUR MONEY OUT.))
[SUPER=01-Sen. Robert Bennett/(R) Utah;]
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[OUT Q=YOUR MONEY OUT.]
[TALENT=Jean]


The Senate report says the country should not expect catastrophic computer failures- but perhaps some inconvenience.




[Earley-Crime]


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[WRITER=eea]
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Scam artists are using the fear of Y2K to steal money from unsuspecting senior citizens.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Attorney General Mark Earley is teaming up with the Better Business Bureau to warn seniors about crooks who use Y2K scare tactics to spice up old scams.
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[SOT 01:56:20]
[IN Q=You know they'll call]

((MARK EARLEY/ATTORNEY GENERAL; YOU KNOW THEY'LL CALL A SENIOR CITIZEN AND SAY, YOUR CREDIT CARD WON'T WORK IN Y2K, SOMETHING'S WRONG WITH THE MAGNETIC STRIP, WE NEED YOUR CREDIT CARD NUMBER, OR THEY'LL SAY, WE'VE GOT A PROBLEM WITH YOUR BANK ACCOUNT, THE BANK'S HAVING A PROBLEM GETTING Y2K-READY, WE NEED YOUR ACCOUNT NUMBER, WE NEED YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER))
[SUPER=01-Mark Earley/Attorney General]
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[OUT Q=social security number]
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[VO-NAT]


Today's seminar at the Hotel Roanoke was attended by caregivers and police officers, who plan to use the information to help protect elderly residents in the area.
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[Breastfed]


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Are breastfed babies smarter than bottle fed?
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


One study says yes.
A University of Kentucky Medical Center study states that breast feeding appears to increase the cognitive abilities or IQ in infants- by as much as five points.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((DR. JAMES ANDERSON/U.K. MEDICAL CENTER: OUR STUDY SHOWED IT WAS NOT TRUE IN WOMEN WHO BREAST FED FOR SHORTER THAN EIG
HT WEEKS. )) [SUPER=01-Dr. James Anderson/U.K. Medical Center;]
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[OUT Q=THAN EIGHT WEEKS. (DOUBLE OUTCUE) ]
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[VO-NAT]


The study will be printed in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition tomorrow.
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[Courthouse]


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Danville's NEW courthouse has an OLD look.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville;]


The courthouse opened to the public today.
It's modeled after an antebellum courthouse that stood in Danville in 1872.
The new courts building took six years and nearly six-million dollars to build.
It solves a space problem for the city... which outgrew its 27-year-old court building as caseloads tripled.
The new court boasts five courtrooms, over 16-thousand square feet and southern-style architectural charm.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


Some consider her a one-hit wonder.
But coming up... one 70's singer shows a Roanoke audience what she's been up to for the past several years.
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[VO-NAT]


And from one diva to another.. Diana Ross is speaking out after her arrest.
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[SOT 21:08:23]
[IN Q=I WAS]

((DIANA ROSS: I WAS TREATED LIKE A CRIMINAL AND IT WAS REALLY TERRIBLE. SHE SHOULD HAVE BEEN THE ONE TREATED THAT WAY.))
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[OUT Q=THAT WAY.]
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[vo-nat]
Stick around.
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[lotto]
[SUPER=137-4 7 2/8 3 0 0/5 6 8 14 19/1 6 9 15 30 31/6 7 3 6 5 2]
NIGHT DRAWING=

Pick 3:
4-7-2

(four, seven, two)


Pick 4:
8-3-0-0

(eight, three, zero, zero)


Cash 5:
5-6-8-14-19

(five, six, eight, fourteen, nineteen)


Lotto:
1-6-9-15-30-31

(one, six, nine, fifteen, thirty, thirty-one)


Kicker:
6-7-3-6-5-2

(six, seven, three, six, five, two)



[Diana-Ross]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net-E]
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Singer Diana Ross was stopped "not in the name of love"- but in the name of the law in England.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-London, England]


Police arrested Ross at the Heathrow airport after she allegedly assaulted a female security officer.
The officer had apparently attempted a body search.
Ross spoke to reporters when she arrived in New York.
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[SOT]

[21:07:55]
[IN Q=This woman]

((DIANA ROSS: THIS WOMAN WENT ALL AROUND MY BODY AND UP AND DOWN MY LEGS WITH HER HANDS AND I FELT UNCOMFORTABLE ABOUT IT AND I WANTED TO COMPLAIN, BUT NOBODY LISTENED TO ME.))
[SUPER=07-Diana Ross]
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[OUT Q=to me]
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[vo-nat]
Police released the singer from custody with no charges- just a warning.
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[Maria-Muldaur]


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She's best-known for her 70's pop hit "Midnight at the Oasis."
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


But Maria (Mul-Dower) Muldaur brought a different kind of sound to Roanoke tonight.
It's something she calls "Blues-iana" (blues-ee-anna).
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[SUPER=01-Maria Muldaur]
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=and funky.]
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[vo-nat]
Muldaur has been doing "Blues-iana" for 15 years now.
Tonight's audience at The Club, Jazz and Blues Theater got a taste of the sound.
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[SOT]
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((Nats singing))
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[vo-nat]
Music connoisseurs say Muldaur is one of the most diverse singers around... with influences ranging from bluegrass to R-and-B to gospel.
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[Weather] [09/22/1999] [WXPRO/FULL] Current Statistics Weather Statistics [MUSIC UNDER] [COMMERCIAL] [CK/CHYRON/VIEWERNET] [CK/WXPRO]WEATHER MAPS [CK/CHYRON/5 PAGES] FORECASTS [ESS/FULL] EXTENDED FORECAST [Forecasts]
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[SUPER=330-Clear And/Very Chilly/38-42/Sunny And/Mild/74-76]
[SUPER=331-Clear With/Light Winds/40-44/Sunny And/Milder/76-78]
[SUPER=332-Frost Advisory/Light Winds/36-39/Mostly/Sunny/72-74]
[SUPER=333-Frost Advisory/Clear & Cold/35-38/Sunny And/Pleasant/70-72]
[SUPER=334-Frost Advisory/Light Winds/34-38/Mostly/Sunny/68-72]

[SUPER=X5001][S-Extra]



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Virginia Tech talks about tomorrow night's game at Lane Stadium against the Clemson Tigers and John Andretti was in Martinsville today talking with the Kids.
But first our Extra Point.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=75-NBA; :]


The Los Angeles Lakers have traded 16 year N-B-A veteran Derek Harper to the Detroit Pistons in exchange for the rights to top draft pick Melvin Levett.
But Harper's agent George Andrews says Harper will retire rather than report to Detroit.
And here are tonight's numbers.
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[WIPE TO MOTION]
[SUPER=#556]
[SUPER=X5010;]
[SUPER=0091-j/Minnesota/5//Oakland/4///j/Toronto/14//Boston/7///;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0091-j/Cleveland/9//Detroit/1////Chicago/4//New York/4/9//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0091-j/Baltimore/7//Texas/4///;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0092-/St. Louis/3/j/Chicago/5///j/Arizona/11//Colorado/3///;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0092-j/Montreal/5//Florida/3////Houston/2/j/Pittsburgh/3///;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0092-/New York/2/j/Atlanta/5////Philadelphia/12//Milwaukee/3/9//;]
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[OUT Q=....last score."]
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[S-Braves]


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[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-48 (35:16)]
[GRAPHIC=Braves/Mets]


The Braves and Mets continued their National League East battle last night at Turner Field.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/ESPN; :]


Chipper Jones warming up before the first pitch.
And he picked up where he left off Tuesday night sending this pitch over the right field wall for a 2 run homer giving the Braves the 2 to nothing lead in the first.
[SUPER=35-Atlanta/5/New York/2/;]


The Mets would answer in the top of the fourth. Mike Piazza sends this Tom Glavine pitch over the left field wall for a two run homer but Atlanta wins it 5 to 2.
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[S-Cubs]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-53 (5:36)]
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Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire were quiet today as the Cubs avoided a three game sweep with a 5 to 3 win over the Cardinals.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/WGN; :]


Sosa sits on 61 homers while McGwire is two back at 59.
The Cardinals would get on the board in the second inning Marcus Jensen hits this solo homer over the right field wall to make the score 1 to nothing St. Louis.
[SUPER=35-Chicago/5/St. Louis/3/;]


Chicago's Jeff Blauser would blow the game open in the bottom of the seventh with this solo homer the Cubs beat the Cards 5 to 3.
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[S-Jam]


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[TAPE#=SP-49 (15:27)]
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Tonight, WDBJ-7 teamed up with Jammin' WJJS for the Friday Football Extra Halftime Jam at Cattle Annies in Lynchburg that featured teen sensations No Authority and Mandy Moore.
Steve Mason and Photographer Greg Moore were there.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mandy Moore/Sony Recording Artist; :19]
[SUPER=01-Danny Zavatsky/No Authority; :54]
[SUPER=01-Cullen Jennings/Heritage H.S. Freshman; 1:02]
[SUPER=01-Carrington Kilduff/Hollins College Freshman; 1:25]
[SUPER=@Steve2; 1:33]
[SUPER=01-David Lee Michaels/WJJS Program Director; 1:40]
[RUNS=1:55]
[OUT Q=N7 Sports.]
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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And coming up in sports, The Hokies are geared up for tomorrow's showdown tomorrow night at Lane Stadium against the Clemson Tigers.
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[VO-NAT]


And NASCAR's John Andretti spent the day with some special kids from Martinsville.
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[S-Tech]


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[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=sp-54 410tc]
[GRAPHIC=Tech Football]


The Clemson Tigers will be looking for revenge tonight when they hit Lane Stadium.
Mike Stevens has more on the possible payback and how the Virginia Cavaliers factor into this game.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=FIRST AUDIO]
[SUPER=03-Clemson, SC/Last Season; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ike Charleton/Va. Tech Cornerback; :15]
[SUPER=@mike1; :25]
[SUPER=01-Jamel Smith/Va. Tech Linebacker; :42]
[SUPER=01-Tommy Bowden/Clemson Head Coach; 1:13]
[RUNS=1:31]
[OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."]
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[TALENT=Roy]
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The Tech ticket office announced yesterday that there are no more tickets remaining for the game Kickoff is 8 o'clock. ((THAT'S IT FOR SPORTS. HAVE A GREAT DAY EVERYBODY.))



[S-Andretti]


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Winston Cup star John Andretti got a real education yesterday as he dropped by the Martinsville Speedway.
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Andretti met a group of fourth and fifth graders from Martinsville's Albert Harris elementary school yesterday in Victory Lane.
The students had to write essays entitled, "Why I would like to meet John Andretti." Some even drew pictures.
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[SUPER=01-Julius Hairston/Albert Harris 5th Grader; :00]
[SUPER=01-John Andretti/STP Pontiac Driver; :10]
[SUPER=01-Tyrone Thornton/Albert Harris Guidance Counselor; :22]
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[OUT Q=...GOOD FOR THEM."]
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((VIRGINIA TECH AND CLEMSON WILL HOOK UP TONIGHT AT LANE STADIUM. MORE LATER ON MORNIN'.))



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[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=99-37 48:40]
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The owner of a new restaurant at Radford University is one mean businessman.
And, he likes it that way.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford]


We're referring to the legendary "Mean" Gene Okerlund.
The W-C-W announcer was on campus today to celebrate the opening of his latest restaurant, "Mean Gene's Burgers".
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((MEAN GENE OKERLUND/WCW ANNOUNCER: THIS IS SOMETHING THAT REALLY APPEALS TO GUYS, IT'S A GUYS THING, 18 TO 34, NOT TO SAY THAT WE DON'T' HAVE A LOT OF WOMEN, DOWN AT DUKE UNIVERSITY, COLIN POWELL'S DAUGHTER WAS THE PRESIDENT OF THE STUDENT BODY AND SHE LOVED MEAN GENE'S BURGERS.))
[SUPER=01-"Mean" Gene Okerlund/WCW Announcer;]
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[OUT Q=mean gene's burgers.]
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[VO-NAT]


"Mean" Gene also took time out today to speak with students enrolled in a management class.
But the hot topic wasn't business - rather the "ins and outs" of wrestling.
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