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Coming up on News 7
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After a year of meetings a Grand jury makes a decision in the Jon Benet Ramsey murder case.
A head-on collision in Southside leaves two people trapped inside their car.
And make it two in a row for the Braves over the Mets- We'll have the highlights in sports.
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News 7 is next.
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[Ramsey]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=none - LIVE GENERIC]
[GRAPHIC=JonBenet Ramsey]


The murder of JonBenet Ramsey may never be solved-
Grand jury decides no charges will be filed.
[Double Boxes=ANCHOR/Newspath]


Manuel Gallegus is in Boulder, Colorado with more.
[Live= Full/Newspath]
[SUPER=01-Manuel Gallegus/Reporting]
[SUPER=05-Boulder, CO]
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[SUPER=01-Alex Hunter/District Attorney;]
[SUPER=01-Andrew Cohen/CBS News Legal Consultant;]
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((Three years after the murder of little Jon Benet Ramsey: a stunning announcement from the District Attorney.
ALEX HUNTER/DISTRICT ATTORNEY For the past 13 months, a Colorado grand jury has studied a mountain of evidence -- for THE case that has fascinated the nation. It was the day after Christmas, three years ago, when JonBenet's body was found in the basement of the family's boulder home-- by her father-- about seven hours after her mother said she found a ransom note on the staircase. Prosecutors remain suspicious of the PARENTS -- but from the beginning Jon and Patsey Ramsey claimed they were innocent.
Lawyers say a series of police mistakes complicated the investigation_ ANDREW COHEN/CBS NEWS LEGAL CONSULTANT "This grand jury has maybe added to the body of knowledge that the prosecutors have, added to the context of the case, but even those additions don't amount to a case that can withstand reasonable doubt. That's been the issue all along."))

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[Pitts-Ax]


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A head-on collision in Pittsylvania County tonight sends two people to the hospital.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.]

A pickup truck and a car collided shortly after 9 on Mount Cross Road. Two people had to be extricated from the car. They were taken to Danville Regional Medical Center. The driver of the pickup was uninjured. Right now one lane of Mount Cross Road is closed while an accident reconstruction team investigates.
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[Philip-Morris]


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It may not be big news to you--- but it was a big admission from Philip Morris.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-]


The cigarette maker said for the first time today that cigarettes are addictive and can cause serious health problems.
The acknowledgment came on the Philip Morris web site.
It's part of a 100-million-dollar project to change the company's public image.
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[SOT 15:11:03 "philip morris guy" tape]
[IN Q=the decision]

((DAVID GREENBERG/PHILIP MORRIS VICE PRESIDENT: THE DECISION TO COMMUNICATE WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE BELIEVE IS SOMETHING THAT WE'VE COME TO -- MAYBE WE CAME TO IT A LITTLE LATE -- BUT WE'VE COME TO IT STRONG AND WE THINK PEOPLE WILL HEAR OUR MESSAGE AND RESPOND TO IT.))
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[PUNCH OUT QUICKLY!!!]





[Tobacco-Reaction]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The company's admission fired up debate in Southside Virginia- in both the tobacco and health communities.
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[VO-NAT]
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Some tobacco producers said they're glad Philip Morris finally decided to clear the air.
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[SUPER=01-T. Y. Mason/Warehouse Manager; :08]
[SOT 2:21:55 - 2:22:03]

((DAVID SARTIN/TOBACCO FARMER: IT'S BEEN POSTED ON THE PACKS OF CIGARETTES FOR MANY, MANY YEARS. THEY'RE JUST COMING PUBLIC WITH IT. I RECKON THEY'RE JUST OWNING UP TO WHAT'S BEEN HAPPENING ALL THE TIME.))
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((T. Y. MASON/WAREHOUSE MANAGER: THEY'VE KNOWN FOR 25 YEARS THAT TOBACCO COULD BE HARMFUL IF YOU ABUSE IT, SO I CAN'T SEE WHERE IT'S GOING TO MAKE ANY DIFFERENCE TO THE CONSUMER.))
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[OUT Q=any difference to the consumer.]
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But public health advocates like Doctor David Lewis say the company's admission is just a smokescreen.
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[SUPER=01-Dr. David O. Lewis/Public Health Advocate;]

((DR. DAVID O. LEWIS/PUBLIC HEALTH ADVOCATE: PHILIP MORRIS MADE 6-BILLION DOLLARS IN PROFITS LAST YEAR. THEY WILL DO ANYTHING AND SAY ANYTHING TO KEEP MAKING THOSE PROFITS, EVEN IF IT MEANS ADMITTING THAT THEIR PRODUCT IS ADDICTIVE AND THAT IT CAUSES SERIOUS HEALTH PROBLEMS.))
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[OUT Q=it causes serious health problems.]

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[Clinton-Forest]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[VO-NAT]


President Clinton, in Virginia today, says Philip Morris' acknowledgment made this a good day for the cause of public health.
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((DAVID GREENBERG/PHILIP MORRIS VICE PRESIDENT: THIS FORMAL ACKNOWLEDGMENT COMES FAR TOO LATE, BUT STILL WE MUST ALL WELCOME IT.))
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[VO-NAT]
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The President was on Reddish Knob in the George Washington National Forest- He's kicking off a campaign to keep 40-million acres off limits to logging, mining and other development.
Congressman Bob Goodlatte criticized the plan-
He says it'll override the current forest planning process, and could disrupt the environment and the economy of many rural communities.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in Weather Center

[WX1] [11:00pm] [10/13/1999] [MCU]WEATHER OFFICE [WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAP WAKE UP FORECAST

[Toss back to anchor][Depression]


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Teenagers can suffer from depression.
You may not think about it happening in the adolescent years - but a new depression screening may help.
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Kate Weidaw is in the newsroom to tell us about a screening that is only be offered in three other states.
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The Roanoke Valley Mental Health Association has teamed up with the Roanoke City high schools to help detect depression early. This is the first year a survey type screening has been available for adolescents and last week it was tested out.
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((Mental health professionals say many times parents will not detect signs of depression especially in the teenage years.

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((DIANE KELLY/EX. DIR. MENTAL HEALTH ASSOC. ROANOKE VALLEY: LOTS OF TIMES WE NOTICE THINGS IN TEENAGERS THAT WE THINK IS MOODINESS OR NORMAL CHANGES THAT IS PART OF PUBERTY AND NOT RELATED TO DEPRESSION, BUT UNDETECTED DEPRESSION CAN LEAD TO MORE SERIOUS PROBLEMS.))
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That's why this 23 question survey was created just for adolescents. Guidance counselor Dale Johnson says the screening is a great idea.

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((DALE JOHNSON/PATRICK HENRY GUIDANCE COUNSELOR: IT'S A PREVENTATIVE KIND OF THING. MAYBE IF WE CAN RAISE STUDENTS AWARENESS BY PRESENTATION THEN MAYBE THE STUDENTS CAN HELP THEIR FELLOW STUDENTS.))
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We caught up with one local teen at a youth group meeting who says people his age may recognize the symptoms of depression but do nothing about it.

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((EATHAN GLEINER/STUDENT: MOST PEOPLE THINK IT WILL PASS WITH TIME.))
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Eathan Gleiner has suffered from depression. He says teenagers should not be ashamed to go through the screening process.

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((EATHAN GLEINER/STUDENT: DEPRESSION CAN STRIKE ANYONE. IT'S NOT LIKE A DISEASE THAT HAPPENS ONLY IN OLD PEOPLE.))
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[Live= Kate/Newsroom]

And that is the message mental health professionals want teenagers to hear.
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If adolescents want to be tested for depression Lewis Gale has a program called Respond that conducts screenings.


[Juvenile-Justice]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=equ]
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The board that oversees Virginia's juvenile prisons has pulled the plug on a program that allowed officers to hit and kick violent teen inmates.
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[VO-NAT]
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But moments after the board voted down the program today, the agency's director said he'd defy the order.
Juvenile prisons director Gerald Glenn has asked the Attorney General to decide who's in charge.
[SUPER=03-Chesterfield Co./June 2]


He says the Handle With Care Plus program gives officers a chance to restrain violent teen inmates without either party getting injured.
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[Corrections]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=equ]
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The chairman of the board that oversees Virginia's ADULT prison system quit today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Longtime Board chairman Andy Winston had a power clash with the Gilmore administration.
[SUPER=03-Fluvanna Co./March 27, 1998;]


Winston took a parting shot about media allegations this week of women prisoners being sexually assaulted by male officers in the new (Flu-Vanna) Fluvanna Correctional Center.
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((ANDY WINSTON/FORMER CORRECTIONS BOARD CHAIRMAN: TO HAVE WOMEN THAT ARE DISROBED...TOTALLY INAPPROPRIATE FOR THAT TO HAPPEN.))
[SOT 15:13:16]

((RON ANGELONE: TO SAY WE SHOULD KEEP ALL MALES OUT OF FEMALE PRISONS... WOULD BE BREAKING SOME FEDERAL LAWS.))
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[SUPER=01-Ron Angelone/Virginia Corrections Director; :23 ]
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Angelone says sexual assaults occur on inmates throughout Virginia's prison system.

[Nuke-Ban]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net]
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80 percent of Americans favor a ban on nuclear testing-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC]

but today the Senate rejected a treaty to stop the testing of any nuclear devices.
The world's newest nuclear powers- including Pakistan- were watching the vote- before deciding whether to jump on board.
It was yesterday Pakistan's military took over the elected government.
The coup put India- also a nuclear threat- on alert.
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[SOT]
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((CAROL GIACOMO/U.S. INSTITUTE OF PEACE: WHO KNOWS WHAT WOULD ENCOURAGE ONE OF THE OTHER TO USE THAT WEAPON.))
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[VO-NAT]


Although both have agreed to stop any further nuclear testing- experts warn that could change.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Why are authorities monitoring one local realtor's every move? We'll tell you when we return.
Plus -
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[vo-nat]
He's the tops on the New York Times Bestseller list - but Harry Potter's not so hot with some parents.
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((SHERRY ANDESON/PARENT: IT TALKS ABOUT WITCHCRAFT WIZARDRY, SORCERY AND WE AS PARENTS AND AS CHRISTIAN PARENTS ARE TOTALLY AGAINST.))
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[out=are totally against.]
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[vo-nat]
We'll tell you what they're doing about it -- coming up.
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[Sports-Preview]


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((Hey sports fans check this out The Atlanta Braves win today to go two games up on the Mets in their playoff series, The Hokies are ready for pay back as the Orangemen of Syracuse come to Blacksburg and Steve Mason will bring you Hometown Hoops weekly from Charlottesville.
All that and more coming up in sports.))
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[Farmer]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=ssm]
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Four more guilty pleas today from defendants caught up in an undercover drug sting in Big Island last April.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co./April 9th]


25 people were arrested on drug charges as part of "Operation Zero Tolerance".
Among them- 36-year old Anthony Farmer who pleaded guilty to distributing marijuana, cocaine and L-S-D.
He could face up to eight years in prison when he's sentenced later this year.
Farmer's wife Monica and their son are also expected to plead guilty to drug charges in two weeks.
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[Frith]


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[WRITER=khu]
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Realtor Earl Frith will be tethered to an electronic monitoring device... ensuring that he'll stay home the next four months.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/February, 1998]


The once-active realtor and auctioneer was sentenced today for depositing 16-thousand dollars he got from drug informant Javier Cruz.
Frith was NOT convicted of money laundering- -but "structuring," trying to conceal cash transactions from the I-R-S.
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Frith was also fined 10-thousand dollars today.
He's appealing his conviction to the Supreme Court, hoping the justices will agree with District Judge James Turk's decision that his right to a speedy trial was violated.
It took the government seven years to try the case.

[Domestic-Violence]


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A ceremony in front of the Salem Courthouse this morning was a reminder of one of the worst cases of domestic violence that city has ever experienced.
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[VO NAT]
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Two officers laid a wreath on the courthouse lawn to commemorate the death of Kyrie Carter. The three year old boy was shot and killed by his father during a domestic dispute between his parents.
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((KIM CARTER/VICTIM'S MOTHER: I THINK IT'S WONDERFUL THAT SALEM IS DOING THIS FOR ME AND MY SON, IT'S NICE TO KNOW THAT PEOPLE DO CARE ABOUT YOU AND WHAT HAPPENED TO YOU.))
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[VO NAT] The wreath is also a symbol to raise awareness about the number of reported cases increasing in Southwest Virginia. Salem's "Victim Witness" director says in the last year she's seen 95 cases of domestic violence in the city.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
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Still to come - a new shopping option in the Roanoke Valley that has police directing traffic.
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[VO-NAT]


And what will kids be asking for this Christmas?
A look at the holiday season's hottest toys, coming up...
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[lotto]
[SUPER=137-8 6 1/0 9 8 8/10 15 16 17 33/7 8 14 21 25 28/6 5 7 2 8 2]
NIGHT DRAWING=

Pick 3:
8-6-1

(eight, six, one)


Pick 4:
0-9-8-8

(zero, nine, eight, eight)


Cash 5:
10-15-16-17-33

(ten, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, thirty-three)


Lotto:
7-8-14-21-25-28

(seven, eight, fourteen, twenty-one, twenty-five, twenty-eight)


Kicker:
6-5-7-2-8-2

(six, five, seven, two, eight, two)



[Lowe's]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jda]
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The 220 corridor just got busier in Roanoke County.
Today the new Lowe's Home Improvement Warehouse opened for business.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


It is store number 664 for the Lowe's chain... and company officials hope it will become a popular stop for shoppers in the southern end of the Roanoke Valley.
Roanoke County police are now directing traffic in the area, but the Virginia Department of Transportation hopes to have a new traffic signal in operation by the end of the week.
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[Harry-Potter]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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Many children love the Harry Potter Books- but not all parents do.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Columbia, SC]


One parents' group in South Carolina wants the books banned from schools.
The books feature a boy named Harry Potter- who goes to a school for wizards.
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[butt to SOT 13:14:17]

((CLIF ANDERSON/PARENT: IF YOU READ THE BOOK THE BOOK IS WELL WRITTEN, THE MORALS AND VALUES WE'RE TRYING TO INSTILL IN OUR CHILDREN AT HOME THOUGH ARE NOT IN THIS BOOK.))
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[OUT Q=are not in this book.]
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[VO-NAT]


The South Carolina Parents say the book promotes violence, racism and witchcraft -
But other parents don't see the problem.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=13:35:02]

((JANE ZENGER/PARENT: CHILDREN HAVE ADVENTURE STORIES ALL THE TIME. I THINK IT DOESN'T SEEM TO HAVE ANY EVIL. IT'S JUST A FUN BOOK THAT KIDS CAN GET INVOLVED IN.))
[SUPER=01-Jane Zenger/Parent;]
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[OUT Q=GET INVOLVED IN.]
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[VO-NAT]


The Harry Potter books are in the top 3 spots on the New York Times Bestseller list.
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[Halloween]


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[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=ejo]
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With Halloween falling on a Sunday several communities say the Holiday will be observed one day early - on Saturday.
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[TAKE Pre-Pro Page]
The list has grown and now includes
Martinsville and these counties: Henry, Giles, Bath, Carroll, Pulaski and Craig- all observing Halloween on Saturday October 30th.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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We told you yesterday that Pittsylvania County would also observe Halloween one day early. County officials now tell us that is NOT the case.


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[ANCHOR=Roy]
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The Virginia Cavaliers held their basketball media day in Charlottesville, The Braves come back to beat the Mets and the Hokies talk about Syracuse.
But first our Extra Point.
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[VO-NAT]


If you're looking for a little dessert this evening check this out.
Edy's ice cream is now teaming up with Jeff Gordon to produce three new flavors of ice cream, including this flavor "Checkered Flag Sundae."
The Company is also giving race fans a chance to create a flavor in Jeff's honor.
And here are tonight's scores.
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[S-Braves]


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[WRITER=rst]
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Atlanta is two games up on New York in the National League Championship Series. Brian Jordan and Eddie Perez homered to lead the Braves to the 4 to 3 win over the Mets.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/NBC SPORTS; :]


Ricky Henderson left the game early with stomach problems.
Leading 1 to nothing New York's Melvin Mora takes this pitch deep over the left field wall for a solo homer and the Mets led the Braves 2 to nothing in the fifth.
But the Braves rallied in the sixth. It started when Brian Jordan hits this pitch off the foul pole in right field for a two run homer to tie the game at 2 to 2.
[SUPER=35-Atlanta/4/New York/3/;]


Still in the sixth Perez would send this pitch deep over the left field wall for a two run homer and the Braves win the game 4 to 3.
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[S-Yankees]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Yankees/Red Sox]


The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox opened the American League Championship Series in the Big Apple tonight.
And the game was tied at 3 to 3 in the top of the 9-th Inning.




[S-Tech]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-54 (21:33)]
[GRAPHIC=BIG EAST]


The Virginia Tech Hokies have more ties to the Syracuse Orangemen than you might imagine.
For starters, Tech quarterback Michael Vick took one of his official recruiting visits to Syracuse where he was courted by Donovan McNabb.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="You know...]
[SUPER=01-Michael Vick/5 Touchdown Passes this Year; :00]
[RUNS=:24]
[OUT Q=...AND SUCCESSFUL."]
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[VO-NAT con't]


Vick's favorite target this season is Andre Davis who is from the Albany area in eastern New York state.
He is looking forward impressing his old homeboys back in the north.
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[IN Q="It makes it...]

((ANDRE DAVIS:))
[SUPER=01-Andre Davis/Averaging 27 Yards a Catch; :00]
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[OUT Q=...AWAY FOR THEM."]
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[S-Irvin]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-51 (43:34)]
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Michael Irvin returned to the Cowboy's training facility today after seeing a spine specialist in Dallas about the swelling in his neck from the injury he suffered in Sunday's game against Philadelphia.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Irving, TX; :]


Irvin said the injury has him thinking about whether he will play football again.
His teammates were just happy to see Irvin, sporting a neck brace, walk into the Cowboy's training facility.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="I know...]
[SUPER=01-Emmitt Smith/Cowboy Running Back; :]
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[OUT Q=....in do time."]
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=Sports Tease]
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And coming up, Steve Mason is in Charlottesville for Hometown Hoops Weekly.
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And the Lady Mountaineers of Alleghany win a big Blue Ridge District game in Blacksburg.
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This week's installment of Hometown Hoops Weekly tips off in Charlottesville at UVA where the Men's and Women's Basketball teams met the Media yesterday.
Steve Mason has more.
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((THAT'S IT FOR SPORTS. HAVE A GREAT DAY EVERYBODY.))





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Up in Blacksburg last night, The Indians and Mountaineers would hook up in a big Blue Ridge District match up.
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Micky Mcguigan talking to his team as the Indians took an early lead.
Here Christina Poon gets the ball and drives putting up the running jumper to make it 9 to 5 Blacksburg.
Then in the second quarter Alleghany's Jennifer Carpenter will get the miss but waiting under the basket was Brittany Williams who puts it back up and in.
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It's Alleghany again as Keller Garris drives misses and this time Katy Moynihan was there for the put back and Alleghany goes on to win it 56 to 42.
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((Steve Mason was in Charlottesville for this week's Hometown Hoops Weekly. More later on Mornin'.))







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It's not even Halloween yet - but America's biggest retailers are already telling parents
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what toys are hot for Christmas.
For starters - anything with Japanese cartoon character Pokemon on it.
Star Wars is another safe bet - especially the video game and computer simulation attack game based on Episode 1: The Phantom Menace.
Some others on the list: Donkey Kong, WWF Titantron, and the Barbie Millennium edition.
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