[Headlines]

[ANCHOR=Melanie]

(----------------)
[VO-NAT]


A lawsuit fought in Roanoke's federal court involving the life story of Muhammed Ali has been settled.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And a tractor trailer accident has closed part of Interstate 81.
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Clear and chilly this morning, with areas of fog.
Scattered frost also a pretty good bet in the higher elevations..
We'll watch temperatures warm up again this afternoon....then plummet for the weekend.
The complete forecast, straight ahead.
[ANCHOR=Steve]
(ad lib live tease)

[2-shot]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


[81-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=81 Accident]


Part of Interstate 81 will be closed until at least 8 a-m because of a tractor trailer accident.
(XXXXXXXX)

[TAKE MAP FULL SCREEN]
A truck carrying apples overturned near Mile Marker 162 in Botetourt County-- that's near the Buchanan exit.
Both northbound lanes are closed while the mess is cleaned up.
Traffic is being re-routed onto Route 11 at Exit 156.
Some diesel fuel was leaking from the rig and crews are working to contain the spill.
No one was hurt.
(-------------)



[ali-lawsuit]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Lawsuit]


Former boxing champ Muhammad Ali has resolved a lawsuit over his life story.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/June 9;]

[TAPE 99-21]
Attorneys for Columbia Pictures were in federal court in Roanoke in June defending their right to make film about Ali, starring actor Will Smith.
But now the three million dollar lawsuit filed in the case has been withdrawn.
In a joint statement Ali and the two other men say the suit was settled on confidential terms.
The film is now scheduled to be shot next year.
(------------)



[E-Candidates]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=99-43 24:24]
[GRAPHIC=Election 99]


A candidate who wants your vote ... admits he's voted very little himself.
And is 100 per cent too good a conviction rate?
Montgomery County voters pondered those subjects, and others, last night.
Teresa Hamilton has the story.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=The forum was]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]
[SUPER=@Marye; :13]
[SUPER=01-Jim Jones/(R) Candidate for State Senate; :27]
[SUPER=01-Phil Keith/Montgomery Co. Prosecutor; :47]
[SUPER=@file; :54]
[SUPER=01-Joey Showalter/Commonwealth's Atty. Candidate; 1:05]
[SUPER=@Teresa2; 1:24 ]
[RUNS=1:43]
[OUT Q=NEWS 7, Blacksburg.]
(( The forum was, in part, sponsored by the Montgomery County League of Women Voters--- with that in mind, one of th

e initial questions put forward was just how often the candidates for state office have voted.
(/////sot/////// 19:27:09)
[in q=Now and ]

((MADISON MARYE/D-VIRGINIA SENATE: NOW AND THEN I MAKE A MISTAKE, I'LL ADMIT THAT, BUT I CAN TELL YOU THIS, I VOTE.)) [RUNS 05]
[out q= i vote.]


Madison Marye's opponent, businessman Jim Jones, on the other hand, admitted he's voted only twice in the past 14- years.
(//////sot///////// 19:30:52)
[in q=I did ]

((I DID NOT HAVE A SUBSTANTIAL AMOUNT OF TIME AT THAT TIME, AGAIN, I STARTED VOTING FOUR YEARS AGO.)) [RUNS08]
[out q= FOUR YEARS AGO.]


Time was also allowed for the local candidates to address the audience-- including current Montgomery County prosecutor Phil Keith-- who's hoping voters will keep him and his staff of three assistants on for another term.
(/////SOT//// 20:54:33)
[IN Q=I think ]

((PHIL KEITH/MONTGOMERY CO. PROSECUTOR: I THINK IT'S AN INTERESTING JOB AND I ENJOY DOING IT, IT'S JUST A LOT OF FUN.)) [runs07]
[out q= of fun.]


Keith says over the past four years his office has had a 100- percent murder conviction rate....
A figure, Keith's opponent, Joey Showalter says is technically right but involved a number of confessions.
(/////sot///////// 21;03:18)
[in q=What concerns]

((JOEY SHOWALTER/COMMONWEALTH'S ATTY. CANDIDATE: WHAT CONCERNS ME IS WHEN I WAS GROWING UP, MY FATHER ALWAYS SAID WHEN SOMEONE COMES HOME WITH A HUNDRED PERCENT....NOT DOING WELL, ESPECIALLY WITH RAPE CASES.)) [RUNS23]
[out q= with rape cases.]


Phil Keith has undergone extensive treatment this year for a brain tumor that was diagnosed in the 80's....But Keith says he's perfectly capable of handling the job-- adding the only difference he's noticed over the past four years is that he addresses the court sitting rather than standing. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Blacksburg. ))

[E-Goodlatte-Gambling]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=99-35 1:38:37]
[GRAPHIC=Internet Gambling]


Congressman Bob Goodlatte is leading efforts in Congress to restrict on-line gambling on the Internet. Rick Boucher is one of main co-sponsors of Goodlatte's new bill.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


There are many gambling sites on the "Net", frequently from locations outside U-S borders.
Goodlatte and other sponsors say their bill gives law enforcement the tools it needs to crack down on illegal Internet gambling operations.
Goodlatte has sponsored a similar bill before, but it never came up for a vote.
(------------)



[senate-abortion]


[ANCHOR=mel]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Abortion]


President Clinton is vowing to veto a Senate vote banning late term abortions.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC;]

[3:00:37]
The body passed the highly controversial legislation after two days of heated debate.
Supporters presented graphic pictures of the procedure --while opponents say the Senate should not be deciding what is or isn't medically necessary for the health of the mother.
It's the third time in the past four years the senate has passed such a bill.
The final tally was 63 to 34.
(------------)


[1-Sports]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=sports cut in]
[GRAPHIC=None]


In sports, V-M-I football tries to bounce back from a disappointing start.
Denise Allen has more.
Good Morning Denise.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Good morning guys]
[RUNS=2:12]
[OUT Q=just a little bit]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
(Melanie ad lib toss to Kimberly/Wx)


[One-Steve]


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


[Microwave]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=11-Roanoke;]
[SUPER=07-Mike Smith;]
[SUPER=11-Roanoke;]



(toss to stocks)

[STOCKS] [COMM] ((Archive: apple butter))

[E-Halloween]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-32 32:54]
[GRAPHIC=Halloween]

Three more localities have decided to move Halloween to Saturday night.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

Salem, Vinton, Roanoke City and Roanoke County leaders have all decided that trick-or-treating will occur on Saturday October 30th instead of on the true holiday. They also say all the little monsters should come out between five-thirty and eight-thirty for safety. They made the change under pressure from teachers and religious leaders.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 14:44:56]
[SOT 14:45:08]
[IN Q=Little by little]

((LITTLE BY LITTLE, MORE AND MORE TIME HAS BEEN TAKEN AWAY FROM WHAT CHRISTIANS BELIEVE IS ALL ABOUT -- WORSHIPPING THE LORD. BUTT BUTT BUTT IF WE DON'T SAY SOMETHING NOW, SOON ALL SUNDAY WILL BE CONSUMED BY WORLDLY ACTIVITIES.))
[SUPER=01-Rev. Roy Kanode/Ridgewood Baptist Church;]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=WORLDLY ACTIVITIES]
(XXXXXXXXXX)

[TAKE PRE PRO FULL]
So here's the list of all the communities observing Halloween on he 30th ... Bath, Carroll, Craig, Giles and Henry Counties. [Next page]
Martinsville, Pulaski, Roanoke City, Roanoke County, Salem and Vinton. [Next Page]
For a complete and updated list, you can check our home page any time .. at WDBJ7-dot-com.
(----------)



[kkk-rally]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The N-Y-P-D is bracing for what could be a tension filled weekend.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY;]


A federal judge has ruled the Ku Klux Klan can stage a rally in New York City Saturday wearing their white hoods.
[SUPER=03-Long Island/1997;]


Those taking part in the rally claim despite the klan's long history of racist terrorism it is now non violent.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

[3:02:15-30]
[IN Q=WE ARE TRYING TO PROMOTE..]
[SUPER=01-Rev. James Sheley/KKK Grand Dragon;]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=WRITE OUR OWN HISTORY.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


The city argued that it had the right to invoke an 1845 law to force the group to unmask themselves at the event.
The New York Civil Liberties Union sued on behalf of the K-K-K.
A lawyer for the city says he'll appeal.
(------------)



[L'Burg-Meeting]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Extra officers will be on duty in Lynchburg tomorrow when Reverend Jerry Falwell and gay activist minister Mel White meet.
The purpose of the meeting at Falwell's Thomas Road Baptist Church is to promote peace and tolerance among conservative Christians and gays.
But outside the meeting, anti-gay activist Fred Phelps said he plans to (quote) ``be in their faces.''
Also showing up will be gay rights activist Bob Kunst of the Oral Majority.

[Health-Check]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=NET]
[GRAPHIC=Mornin Health Check]


In medical news, chronic coughs could be caused by stomach problems.
Dr. Dave Hnida has that story and more in this morning's Health check.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Dave Hnida/Reporting; :00 ]
[RUNS=1:37]
[OUT Q=CBS News.]

((Liars, cheats and frauds, sounds like a group of con artist. But what we are really talking about is a group of doctors in America, some of whom admit it's okay to use deception in order to get better care for their patients. In a soon to be released study researchers from the Annals of Internal Medicine, surveyed 169 physicians around the country and asked them if they'd be willing to fudge a diagnosis in order to get an insurance company or hmo to okay payment for a treatment that would otherwise be denied. In some situations half the doctors said yes. The most common fibs, saying medication wont help a patient with heart disease so a more important by-pass is necessary. And telling an insurer a woman has a suspicious breast lump just so she can get a routine mammogram. Less than 5% of doctors said they would fib to get an insurer to pay for a nose job.
VT=VO

Also today, if you have a nagging cough that just seems to hang on, the American Academy of Allergy says think stomach. A study from the academy says many chronic coughs come from stomach acid coming up the throat and into the lungs. If your doctor has done every test and has not come up with a reason for your cough, acid blockers and antacids may be the answer.
VT=VO

And finally a word to the wise from the American Academy of Dermatology. They say only one in ten people do a self skin examine to check for suspicious moles and bumps. The Academy says that everyone should get to know their skin and take note of anything that's new or changing. It can really help us doctors quite a bit. ON CAM And that's a look at the day in health. I'm Dr. Dave Hnida for CBS NEWS.))

(ad lib to weather)


[Two-Steve]


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


[On Record]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]



[Double Boxes=KMC & SPA]
(toss to Kimberly)

[2-HEADLINES]
[2-shot=Mel/Kmc]
[SUPER=#4049; Morning Headlines]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Here's a look at today's top stories.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


For the third time in four years, the Senate has voted to ban some late-term abortions.
And it appears headed for the same outcome: a presidential veto.
President Clinton already has promised that he will try to prevent the measure from becoming law.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Kim]


In June lawyers for Columbia pictures argued in Roanoke's federal court that they had the right to make a film about the life story of Boxing legend Muhammed Ali.
The court appearance involved a 3 million dollar lawsuit.
Now comes word that Ali has resolved the case against his former attorney and former manager over control of the story.
Filming is expected to begin next year.
(----------------)
[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


A federal judge in New York City has given the ku klux klan the go-ahead to wear hoods at a rally their holding Saturday in front of a Manhattan court house.
The new york civil liberties union filed a lawsuit Tuesday supporting the klan's right to demonstrate.
The head of the New York civil liberties group calls the court ruling a victory for the First Amendment.
A lawyer for the city says he'll appeal.
(----------------)
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


And that's what's making news on this Friday October 22.
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


News 7 Mornin' will be right back.

[2-81-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=81 Accident]


Part of Interstate 81 is shut down because of a tractor-trailer accident.
(XXXXXXXX)

[TAKE MAP FULL SCREEN]
A truck carrying apples overturned near Mile Marker 162 in Botetourt County-- that's near the Buchanan exit.
Both northbound lanes are closed while the mess is cleaned up.
Traffic is being re-routed onto Route 11 at Exit 156.
Some diesel fuel was leaking from the rig and crews are working to contain the spill.
No one was hurt.
State police say the northbound lanes will be closed until at least 8 o'clock.
(-------------)



[2-ali-lawsuit]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=morn]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Muhammed Ali]


It was a legal fight over the life story of boxing champ Muhammed Ali.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/June 9;]

[TAPE 99-21]
One round was fought in Roanoke Federal Court last June.
Attorneys for Columbia pictures defended their right to make film about Ali, starring actor Will Smith.
Now comes word that the three million dollar lawsuit has been withdrawn.
In a joint statement Ali and the two other men say the suit was settled on confidential terms.
The film is scheduled to be filmed next year.
(------------)



[E-Danville-Bust]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-36 1:05:05]
[GRAPHIC=Drug Bust Cocaine]


Danville police say 90 drug dealers are off the streets.
And they face hundreds of criminal charges.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville;]


The arrests marked the end of "Operation Street Sweep" ... a 14-month undercover investigation by police.
Authorities say most of the charges came from one undercover officer who bought drugs from dealers on the street.

(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 15:21:36 - :46]
[IN Q=On a local level,]

((T. NEAL MORRIS/DANVILLE POLICE CHIEF: ON A LOCAL LEVEL, THESE STREET DEALERS ARE THE ONES THAT CAUSE US THE MAJOR PROBLEMS. THAT'S WHERE YOU HAVE THE TURF BATTLES AND THE DRIVE-BY SHOOTINGS AND THE RIPOFFS, AND THINGS LIKE THAT.))


[SUPER=01-T. Neal Morris/Danville Police Chief;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=the ripoffs, and things like that.]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Police say most of the defendants are charged with selling cocaine.
13 of them were under 18.
(------------)



[Radford-Trainer]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A teacher's aide at Radford High School is charged with sodomizing a 14 year old boy.
43-year old Cotton Lee Easter of (Cain-uh) Cana was arrested yesterday afternoon.
Police would NOT say if the boy was one of Easter's students.
Easter is a teacher's aide in special education at the high school and is also a football trainer.

[Voter-ID]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The Virginia Supreme Court could rule today on a controversial voter I-D program.
Yesterday a lawyer for the state urged Virginia's Supreme court to throw out an injunction, and permit a pilot voter I-D program to go into effect a week from Tuesday.
It would require voters in ten localities to show ID before casting a ballot.
A Richmond judge blocked the program earlier this week.

[Domestic-Violence]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=morning]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=99-45 25:56]
[GRAPHIC=Domestic Violence]


It's a problem that's plaguing families across the nation -- domestic violence.
One local organization is joining forces with the community to raise awareness about the problem.
Joy Sutton has the story.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Dozens of families]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Brenda Coles/Domestic Abuse Survivor; :17]
[SUPER=04-February 24, 1999; :33]
[SUPER=01-Ellen Brown/TAP; :57]
[SUPER=@joy2; 1:05]
[RUNS=1:19]
[OUT Q=News-7 Roanoke]
( ( Dozens of families gathered at a candlelight service to remember those murdered at the hands of a loved one and to

show support for those who have survived family violence.
Brenda Coles is a survivor of domestic violence and she came out to tell other victims they too can get out.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:43:17]
[IN Q=A woman feels as if]

((BRENDA COLES/DOMESTIC ABUSE SURVIVOR:A WOMEN FEELS AS IF HE IS THE MOST IMPORTANT THING IN HER LIFE AND SHE CAN'T DO IT HERSELF. SHE CAN DO IT, IT'S VERY DIFFICULT, IT'S NOT EASY, BUT IT CAN BE DONE)) [RUNS12]
[OUT Q=but it can be done]


But some victims aren't as lucky as Coles. Just a few months ago in Lynchburg a domestic dispute turned deadly-- when a man shot a killed his ex-girlfriend and then turned the gun on himself.
In 1998 alone 110 people were killed in Virginia as a result of domestic violence.
TAP Women's Resource Center held the candlelight service in hopes of making a difference -- and to reach out to the youth who are often victims themselves.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:18:53]
[IN Q=It causes children]

((ELLEN BROWN/TAP :IT CAUSES CHILDREN TO HAVE DEVELOPMENTAL PROBLEMS, TO ACT OUT VIOLENTLY THEMSELVES AT VERY YOUNG AGES AT PRESCHOOL AGE)) [RUNS6]
[OUT Q=preschool age]


And through programs like this aimed at the youth, the center hopes to help break the cycle of abuse that's affecting one out every three families in America.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Roanoke.))
(----------)



[E-Evangel-Church]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=99-29 1:42:48]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A church is moving in next door ... and instead of welcoming it, a group of Roanoke County residents is saying "there goes the neighborhood."
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


They're worried about the size of what will be Gateway Foursquare Church.
Plans call for a 40-thousand square-foot campus ... including a gym, jogging track and T-V studio in the Clearbrook neighborhood.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 44:15]
[IN Q=this is not]

((HOLLY ALOUF/RESIDENT: THIS IS NOT SOME LITTLE COUNTRY CHURCH. THIS IS GOING TO BE LIKE FIRST BAPTIST DOWNTOWN.))
[SUPER=01-Hollie Alouf/Resident]
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=DOWNTOWN]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Right now the church is in Roanoke city and is called Evangel Foursquare.
Its pastor said plans for the new building already have changed to keep traffic off country roads.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 38:15]
[IN Q=in my opinion]

((KEN WRIGHT: IN MY OPINION, THE CHURCH IS THE GREATEST ADDITION A COMMUNITY COULD EVER HAVE.))
[SUPER=01-Rev. Ken Wright/Evangel Foursquare Church;]
[RUNS=05]
[OUT Q=ever have]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Reverend Wright hopes the church can be built by next fall.
(------------)



[Three-Steve]


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


[Microwave]
[SUPER=15-Steve/Pardon;]
[SUPER=11-Roanoke;]
[SUPER=07-Mike Smith;]
[SUPER=11-Roanoke;]



[double Boxes=SPA & MEL]
(toss to Melanie)



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=None]
(ad lib toss to bump)

[BUMP-Chyron]
[COMM #6]

((Archive: apple butter))

[2-E-Candidates]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=99-43 24:24]
[GRAPHIC=Election 99]


As election day approaches, voters are being deluged with television and radio ads.
But last night in Montgomery County, they had a chance to hear from the cadidates themselves.
As Teresa Hamilton reports, they got an earful.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=The forum was]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]
[SUPER=@Marye; :13]
[SUPER=01-Jim Jones/(R) Candidate for State Senate; :27]
[SUPER=01-Phil Keith/Montgomery Co. Prosecutor; :47]
[SUPER=@file; :54]
[SUPER=01-Joey Showalter/Commonwealth's Atty. Candidate; 1:05]
[SUPER=@Teresa2; 1:24 ]
[RUNS=1:43]
[OUT Q=NEWS 7, Blacksburg.]
(( The forum was, in part, sponsored by the Montgomery County League of Women Voters--- with that in mind, one of th

e initial questions put forward was just how often the candidates for state office have voted.
(/////sot/////// 19:27:09)
[in q=Now and ]

((MADISON MARYE/D-VIRGINIA SENATE: NOW AND THEN I MAKE A MISTAKE, I'LL ADMIT THAT, BUT I CAN TELL YOU THIS, I VOTE.)) [RUNS 05]
[out q= i vote.]


Madison Marye's opponent, businessman Jim Jones, on the other hand, admitted he's voted only twice in the past 14- years.
(//////sot///////// 19:30:52)
[in q=I did ]

((I DID NOT HAVE A SUBSTANTIAL AMOUNT OF TIME AT THAT TIME, AGAIN, I STARTED VOTING FOUR YEARS AGO.)) [RUNS08]
[out q= FOUR YEARS AGO.]


Time was also allowed for the local candidates to address the audience-- including current Montgomery County prosecutor Phil Keith-- who's hoping voters will keep him and his staff of three assistants on for another term.
(/////SOT//// 20:54:33)
[IN Q=I think ]

((PHIL KEITH/MONTGOMERY CO. PROSECUTOR: I THINK IT'S AN INTERESTING JOB AND I ENJOY DOING IT, IT'S JUST A LOT OF FUN.)) [runs07]
[out q= of fun.]


Keith says over the past four years his office has had a 100- percent murder conviction rate....
A figure, Keith's opponent, Joey Showalter says is technically right but involved a number of confessions.
(/////sot///////// 21;03:18)
[in q=What concerns]

((JOEY SHOWALTER/COMMONWEALTH'S ATTY. CANDIDATE: WHAT CONCERNS ME IS WHEN I WAS GROWING UP, MY FATHER ALWAYS SAID WHEN SOMEONE COMES HOME WITH A HUNDRED PERCENT....NOT DOING WELL, ESPECIALLY WITH RAPE CASES.)) [RUNS23]
[out q= with rape cases.]


Phil Keith has undergone extensive treatment this year for a brain tumor that was diagnosed in the 80's....But Keith says he's perfectly capable of handling the job-- adding the only difference he's noticed over the past four years is that he addresses the court sitting rather than standing. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Blacksburg. ))

[2-E-Halloween]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[NEWSCAST=Morn]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-32 32:54]
[GRAPHIC=Halloween]


More communities are choosing to move trick- or- treating from the traditional Halloween night.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Salem, Vinton, Roanoke City and Roanoke County leaders have all decided that trick-or-treating will occur on Saturday October 30th instead of on the true holiday.
They also say all the little monsters should come out between five-thirty and eight-thirty for safety.
They made the change under pressure from teachers and religious leaders.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 14:44:56]
[SOT 14:45:08]
[IN Q=Little by little]

((LITTLE BY LITTLE, MORE AND MORE TIME HAS BEEN TAKEN AWAY FROM WHAT CHRISTIANS BELIEVE IS ALL ABOUT -- WORSHIPPING THE LORD. BUTT BUTT BUTT IF WE DON'T SAY SOMETHING NOW, SOON ALL SUNDAY WILL BE CONSUMED BY WORLDLY ACTIVITIES.))
[SUPER=01-Rev. Roy Kanode/Ridgewood Baptist Church;]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=WORLDLY ACTIVITIES]
(XXXXXXXXXX)

[TAKE PRE PRO FULL]
So here's the list of all the communities observing Halloween on he 30th ... Bath, Carroll, Craig, Giles and Henry Counties. [Next page]
Martinsville, Pulaski, Roanoke City, Roanoke County, Salem and Vinton. [Next Page]
For a complete and updated list, you can check our home page any time .. at WDBJ7-dot-com.
(----------)



[3-Sports]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Mornin]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE#=sports cut in]
[GRAPHIC=None]


In sports, Denise Allen has highlights from last night's N-F-L and N-H-L action, plus high school basketball.
Good Morning Denise.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Good morning]
[RUNS=1:49]
[OUT Q=tonight at 11:35]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
(weather toss)

[Local-Recap]
[SUPER=#4059;Local Recap]
[2-Shot=Mel/Kmc]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Now here's another look at today's top local stories:
(XXXXXXXX)

[TAKE MAP FULL SCREEN]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


The northbound lanes of Interstate 81 in Botetourt County will be closed until about 8 o-clock.
A truck carrying apples overturned near Mile Marker 162-- that's near the Buchanan exit.
Traffic is being re-routed onto Route 11.
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A lawsuit over the life of story of Muhammed Ali has been settled.
The three million dollar lawsuit filed two months ago in Roanoke federal court has been withdrawn.
In a joint statement, Ali, his former attorney and former manager say the suit was settled on confidential terms.

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The state supreme court could rule today on a controversial voter I-D program.
Yesterday, a lawyer for the state urged the court to throw out an injunction, and permit the pilot voter I-D program to go into effect a week from Tuesday.
It would require voters in ten localities, including Roanoke City and Bedford and Henry Counties to show ID before casting a ballot.
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Around this time of year, ghost stories run rampant.
But in Lexington, spirits are said to be year- round visitors....
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For the past four years, the Lexington Ghost Tour has taken the fearless through the city's streets and alleyways...
Supernatural tales range from Robert E- Lee's re- appearing horse, Traveler, to a female apparition brushing her hair at the window of this historic home.
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((MARK CLINE/GHOST TOUR GUIDE: WHAT WE TRY TO DO WITH THE GHOST TOUR IS GIVE IT A PIECE OF CLASS. INSTEAD OF HAVING RUBBER MONSTERS JUMP OUT AT YOU, OR FOG MACHINES OR BLACK LIGHTS, WE WANT TO GIVE PEOPLE FIRST CLASS ENTERTAINMENT AND STILL GIVE THEM A LITTLE JOLT.))
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Come along on the tour, if you dare,
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[TAKE FULL SCREEN TIME OFF GRAPHIC]
in this week's "Time Off" segment tomorrow on News 7 Saturday Morning.
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