[HEADLINES]

[TALENT=Melanie]

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[VO-NAT]


Voter's across the state choose a new General Assembly today.
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]


And the search has ended for a missing Roanoke minister.
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[TALENT=Patrick]
[SS=None]



[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=None]


News 7 at noon is next.

[AM-Turnout]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=kmc]
[TAPE#=99-40 TC1:08:07]
[GRAPHIC=Election 99]


The rain is pouring, and that seems to be keeping at least some voters away from the polls today.
At stake, is the future of both the House of Delegates and the State Senate...either of which could see a switch in party control.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Melanie and Kimberly/Microwave]


Kimberly McBroom has been checking out area polls all morning, and joins us now from the Hollins Fire Station.
Kimberly, how is voter turnout so far?
[LIVE=Kimberly Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=219-Kimberly/McBroom;]
[SUPER=205-Roanoke Co.;]


Individual precincts that we've been visiting say they've had a pretty good flow all morning. But the actual registrar figures tell a different story. Roanoke city is reporting nearly 12 percent turnout so far...about 15 and a-half percent in Roanoke County, and Botetourt County is also fairly low with 17 percent.
(Rollcue: a repeat of last year's elections.)
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=203-Roanoke Co.; :00]
[SUPER=201-Emmett Sherrill/Voter; :13 quick!!]
[SUPER=201-Jenny Shail/Voter; :19]
[SUPER=201-Ed Stanley/Voter; :40]
[SUPER=201-Ed Herndon/Poll Worker; 1:01 QUICK!!!!]
[RUNS=1:12]
[OUT Q=checking up.]

(( Polls throughout the Roanoke Valley are a sea of colorful campaign signs and umbrellas.
By and large, voters say the wet weather didn't put a damper on their plans to head to the polls.
They have issues on their minds.....
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[SOT 9:36:40]

((EMMETT SHERRILL/VOTER: WELL, MAINLY EDUCATION, HEALTH, AND THE ECONOMY.)) [RUNS:05]
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[SOT 9:45:43]

((JENNY SHAIL/VOTER: WE'RE NEW TO THE COUNTY. WE JUST MOVED TO ROANOKE AND TO THE COUNTY. EDUCATION'S IMPORTANT TO ME, OBVIOUSLY. SHE WON'T BE STARTING SCHOOL FOR A WHILE, BUT IT'S SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT AND I THINK THAT'S THE MOST IMPORTANT THING TO US IS EDUCATION.)) [RUNS:12]
But there was mixed reaction about HOW local and state campaigns were run this year.
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[SOT 10:41:12 ]

((ED STANLEY/VOTER: I WOULD LIKE TO SEE THE CANDIDATES TALK ABOUT WHAT THEY WOULD LIKE TO DO, INSTEAD OF TALKING ABOUT WHAT THEY THINK THE OTHER CANDIDATES HAVE SAID. THE CANDIDATES SHOULD SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES INSTEAD OF SPEAKING FOR THE OTHERS.)) [RUNS:12]
As they braved the elements, people also seemed to have their minds made up before casting their votes.
But all the campaigning comes down to these final hours....when poll workers are the last faces voters see before stepping into the booths.
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[SOT 9:54:04 BUTT WITH 9:54:55]

((ED HERNDON/POLL WORKER: I'VE SEEN A LOT OF FEET IN HERE THIS MORNING, ALL KINDS. IT MAKES THE DAY A WHOLE LOT SHORTER WHEN WE ARE BUSY, THOUGH. WE'LL BE HERE UNTIL ABOUT 9, 9:30 IF THE COUNT GOES RIGHT, CHECKING UP.)) [RUNS:10]))
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[LIVE=Kimberly Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=205-Roanoke Co.]


It's going to be a long day.
Polls are open until 7 tonight.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Melanie and Kimberly/Microwave]


Melanie?

[Gilmore-Election]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=99-43 TC34:11]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


The outcome of today's elections may mean more to one Virginian than any other.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=203-Richmond;]


Governor Jim Gilmore cast his vote at Richmond's City Hall.
And he clearly has history on his mind.
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[SOT 11:43:05]
[IN Q=There has never]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: THERE HAS NEVER, EVER, EVER BEEN A REPUBLICAN MAJORITY IN THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES, EVER BEFORE. THERE HAS NEVER BEEN A REPUBLICAN SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES EVER BEFORE. SO THE QUESTION IS, IS IT REALLY POSSIBLE THAT YOU CAN HAVE ONE PARTY OR THE OTHER? IS THERE A GENUINE DEMOCRACY HERE?))
[SUPER=201-Gov. Jim Gilmore;]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=genuine democracy here?]
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[VO-NAT]


But when the Governor had a chance to cast his votes -- he actually voted for a Democratic state senator.
In the House race, Gilmore says he wrote in a candidate.
Both his ballot choices were unopposed.
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[Cranwell-Election]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=99-36 TC1:18:28]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


A leading Democrat believes his party will do well this damp election day.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=203-Roanoke Co.]


Dick Cranwell brought his wife and son with him to the precinct where he cast his ballot this morning.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I think we had]

((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D- VINTON: I THINK WE HAD A GOOD MESSAGE THIS TIME. WE'RE TALKING ABOUT GIVING PEOPLE THE RIGHT TO CHOOSE THEIR OWN DOCTOR. WE'RE TALKING ABOUT TAKING THE TAX OFF FOOD. AND WE'RE TALKING ABOUT BUYING MORE COMPUTERS, BUILDING MORE SCHOOLS AND REDUCING THE CLASS SIZE.))
[SUPER=201-Del. Dick Cranwell/(D) Vinton;]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=reducing the class size.]
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[VO-NAT]


Cranwell has represented the 14th district for 28 years.
It covers Craig County, and parts of Roanoke, Bedford and Botetourt counties.
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[Bedrosian]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=99-45 TC30:26]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


The man who hopes to unseat Cranwell came very close to doing that two years ago.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=203-Roanoke Co.]


Al Bedrosian voted this morning...the second time this year he's cast a ballot.
Bedrosian won a primary a few months ago to become the Republican nominee in the 14th district.
He lost to Cranwell by just three percentage points in 1997.
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[Election-Promo]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=ejo/chr]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]


As election results come in tonight, you can tune into News 7 for the latest information.
We will have special reports beginning at 7.
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[TAKE FULL SCREEN]
And join Keith Humphry and Jean Jadhon at nine for a one-hour "Election 99" special report.
We'll have complete coverage of the key races in the region. [NEXT PAGE]
And you can find the latest numbers on all 140 races .... on our home page at WDBJ7-dot-com.
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[Lawrence-Search]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A happy ending in the search for a missing minister in Franklin County.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@file;]


The Reverend Quigg Lawrence never returned home from a hunting trip yesterday along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
But this morning he was located.
Officials say Lawrence hit his head while hunting and became disoriented.
He decided to wait until daylight to find help.
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.]


A number of Lawrence's church members along with sheriff's deputies and Park Rangers had been searching for him all night.
Lawrence is the pastor of the Church of the Holy Spirit in Roanoke.
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[EgyptAir-Crash]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Egyptair Crash]


They were waiting for loved ones in Egypt -- but instead, they've had to fly to the United States, where they are now grieving over the victims of EgyptAir Flight 990.
Dozens of family members arrived today in the United States from Cairo.
They'll be waiting in Rhode Island for word on the search effort.
But the search may be put on hold because of bad weather.
Bobbi Harley reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=04-Coast Guard Video - Yesterday;]
[SUPER=01-Jim Hall/NTSB Chairman;]
[SUPER=01-Adm. Richard Larabee/U. S. Coast Guard;]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY;]
[SUPER=01-Bobbi Harley/Reporting;]
[RUNS=1:30]
[OUT Q=]

(((SUPER: COAST GUARD VIDEO, YESTERDAY)
(natz)

NAVAL AND COAST GUARD SHIPS WILL BE RACING THE CLOCK TODAY...HOPING TO SALVAGE AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE BEFORE SEVERE WEATHER MOVES IN THIS AFTERNOON. HEAVY RAIN AND SUSTAINED WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO FURTHER COMPLICATE RECOVERY OPERATIONS ALREADY CHALLENGED BY THE LOCATION OF THE CRASH AND THE DEPTH OF THE WATER.
SOT: JIM HALL/NTSB CHAIRMAN

"I hope the media will recognize that we are dealing with water depths twice that of TWA-800."
(NATZ)

SEARCHERS MADE SIGNIFICANT PROGRESS ON MONDAY. THEY RECOVERED WHAT THEY DESCRIBED AS A LARGE PIECE OF THE PLANE.. AND.....
SOT: REAR ADMIRAL RICHARD LARABEE/U.S. COAST GUARD

" We now have a pinger signal - at least one pinger signal we are working with right now." LARABEE SAYS THE "PING" SOUND COULD BE FROM ONE OF THE PLANE'S TWO FLIGHT DATA RECORDERS. LOCATING THOSE SO-CALLED BLACK BOXES WILL BE THE TOP PRIORITY FOR TWO SHIPS EQUIPPED TO DEAL WITH THE DEEP WATER. THE U.S.S. GRAPPLE WITH ITS TEAM OF DIVERS AND UNMANNED SUBMARINE WILL BE HELPED BY THE WHITING. THE N-O-A-A VESSEL USES SOPHISTICATED SIDE-SCANNING SONAR TO SEARCH THE OCEAN FLOOR.
(NATZ)

AND WHILE THE SEARCH FOR THE CAUSE OF THE CRASH PUSHES FORWARD, FAMILY MEMBERS CONTINUE TO CONVERGE ON NEWPORT.
(LOCATOR: NEW YORK CITY)

ABOUT 100 RELATIVES ARRIVED AT NEW YORK'S KENNEDY AIRPORT THIS MORNING FROM EGYPT AND WILL JOIN ABOUT 80 OTHERS WHO ARE ALREADY STAYING NEAR THE COMMAND POST IN NEWPORT.
(HARLEY STANDUP)

A PRIVATE MEMORIAL SERVICE IS PLANNED FOR TONIGHT AT THE NEWPORT HOTEL WHERE THE FAMILIES ARE STAYING.))
[tease1] [HARD MUSIC UNDER]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


More state police patrols are coming to interstates 81 and 64.
Find out why and when in just a moment.
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[VO-NAT ]


But those patrols couldn't help with this morning's tractor trailer wreck.
The details when News-7 at Noon returns, but first, let's talk to Patrick Evans.
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[Talent=Patrick]

[Wx-Tease] [Weatherpro] [music up full] [comm1]

[MIDEAST]


[ANCHOR=MELANIE]
[NEWSCAST=NOON]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Mideast Peace]


A mini summit to map out how to complete the mideast peace process is underway this afternoon between President Clinton, Israeli Prime Minister Barak and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Oslo, Norway;]


This morning the three leaders attended a memorial service at city hall in Oslo, where former Israeli prime minister Yitzhik Rabin received the 19-94 Nobel Peace price a year before he was fatally shot by a Jewish extremist opposed to a peace accord.
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[SOT]

[aprox 10:06:49]
[IN Q=I am determined the United States will do all...]
[RUNS=:24]
[OUT Q=we're prepared to finish the job.]
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[VO-NAT]

[10:07:40]
Prime Minister Barak warned that there are still those who will try to sabotage the peace process and said that leadership must rise to the occasion.
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[Bush]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=George W. Bush]


George W. Bush is going to keep on running -- for president -- and for his health -- despite a close call with a trash truck.
This morning the G-O-P nominee talked about the fall he took yesterday while jogging in Austin.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((GOVERNOR GEORGE W. BUSH:THE TRUCK DUMPED A BUNCH OF DEBRIS ON A JOGGING TRAIL THAT I WAS RUNNING ON AND FORTUNATELY I ESCAPED INJURY. ALL I GOT WAS A STRAWBERRY AS THEY SAY IN SPORT. I DOVE TO AVOID THE REFUSE AND I'M A LITTLE SORE BUT FEEL GREAT. ))
[SUPER=01-Gov. George W. Bush/(R) Texas;]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=little sore but feel great.]
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[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[SS=HOLD]


The 53-year-old G-O-P frontrunner was treated at the scene for a bad scrape and later traveled to New Hampshire for a campaign stop.

[Kinkel-sentenced]


[ANCHOR=melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


An Oregon teenager who has come to symbolize youth violence begins the sentencing process today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Springield, OR/May 21, 1998;]

[10:33:19 NAT]
Kip Kinkel was just 15 years old when he opened fire in the crowded cafeteria at his high school killing two students and wounding dozens more.
[SUPER=03-Eugene, OR/September 24;]


Six weeks ago he confessed to the shooting spree and to killing his own parents, abandoning an insanity defense and avoiding trial.
Some of the students wounded in the attack plan to attend today's sentencing hearing.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]

(( JESSE WALLEY/SHOOTING VICTIM:JUST WHATEVER HE HAD IN HIS MIND THAT HE WAS GOING TO DO THAT DAY.. EDIT... IT DIDN'T WORK. BECAUSE WE JUST CAME BACK TOGETHER AND GOT TO BE A STRONGER COMMUNITY. ( EDIT) AND HE JUST HELPED TO SPEED UP BRINGING THE COMMUNITY TOGETHER."))
[SUPER=01-Jesse Walley/Shooting Victim;]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=THE COMMUNITY TOGETHER.]
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[VO-NAT]


Kinkel has agreed to serve 25 years for the four murder counts.
However, the judge can decide how Kinkel must serve the 7 and a half years the prosecution has recommended for each of the attempted murder counts.
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[GAY-MURDER]


[ANCHOR=MEL]
[NEWSCAST=NOON]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


Closing arguments in the Matthew Shepard beating death trial are underway in Wyoming.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Laramie, WY;]

[10:24:53]
Yesterday the defense rested a few hours after the judge in the case ruled out the use of the so-called ``gay panic'' defense.
Lawyers for Aaron McKinney had hoped they could use the defense to show he lost control after Shepard propositioned him in a bar last year.
Shepherd died several days after being badly beaten.
If he's found guilty, McKinney could get the death penalty.
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[S-Church-Indictments]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=99-42 45:54]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


Last year, a Roanoke apartment fire killed six people.
Now a second man faces charges in connection with that fire.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/May 18, 1998;]


Yesterday, the Roanoke grand jury indicted Brian Keith Jackson on one count of arson and six counts of murder.
Michael Clements pled guilty last month to arson.
He admitted helping to buy the gasoline used to start the fire , But denied he was the one who lit the match.
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[81-Wreck]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=mel]
[TAPE#=99-54 TC00:11]
[GRAPHIC=Accident]


A Missouri truck driver faces reckless driving charges after crashing her big rig this morning on Interstate 81.


Traffic is now moving at the accident scene near mile marker 137 in Roanoke County.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


The accident blocked one southbound lane of the Interstate for few hours.
No one was hurt in the single vehicle accident.
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[21:05:11]
[IN=SHE STARTED 68 MILES PER HOUR....]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT=HIGHWAY AT ABOUT 283 FEET.]
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[VO-NAT]


Officials estimate damage to the truck at about 70-thousand dollars and damage to an overpass bridge at about 8 thousand.

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[Aggressive-Drivers]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=highway Safety]


750-thousand federal dollars will be used to battle aggressive drivers on Interstates 81, 95 and 64.
Governor Gilmore says the money will be used to locate, stop and cite drivers who are endangering the lives of others.
State police plan to use saturation patrols, aircraft and increased radar to help increase traffic safety on the targeted highways.
The program will last about eight weeks.
[Tease2] [SOFT MUSIC UNDER]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Some local school superintendents are giving the Standards of Learning tests a flunking grade.
Find out why when News-7 at Noon returns.
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[VO-NAT ]


And the Gilmores are getting ready to return home.
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[MUSIC UP FULL]
[COMM BREAK #2]


[E-SOL]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-35 1:45:01]
[GRAPHIC=SOLs]

Local school superintendents say high school students should be able to graduate even if they fail state standards of learning tests.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;]

These 15 superintendents like the basic idea of the state tests, but say they're just not working. They say the test results come too late and are too vague to help the students. Teachers complain about the tests too.
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[SOT 11:38:51]
[IN Q=There's never]

((DEANNA GORDON/ROANOKE CO. SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT: THERE'S NEVER THAT SENSE WE KNOW WHAT WE'RE EXPECTED TO TEACH, WE'VE TAUGHT IT AND NOW WE CAN GO ON AND DO ALL THE OTHER THINGS WE THINK ARE IMPORTANT IN THE LIFE OF A STUDENT.))
[SUPER=01-Deanna Gordon/Roanoke Co. Superintendent;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=life of a student]
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[VO-NAT]

Superintendents also want to be able to score the tests themselves before sending them on to Richmond so they can make decisions about summer school and graduation earlier. State officials say they are considering these changes.
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[Governors-Mansion]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Virginia's first family expects to be back in the governor's mansion by Thanksgiving.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/File Tape]


The 18-03 governor's mansion has been undergoing a seven million dollar renovation.
Improvements include new heating, air-conditioning, plumbing and electrical systems and an updated kitchen.
For the past six months, the Gilmores have been living in a ten-thousand dollar a month rental home that's actually larger than the Governor's Mansion.
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[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Melanie]
[NEWSCAST=noon]
[WRITER=chr]
[TAPE# none]
[GRAPHIC=stocks]


On Wall Street at Noon, the Dow was UP 78 points.
[tease3] [SPORTS MUSIC UNDER]
[ANCHOR=Melanie]


Still to come in sports, another legend in the sporting world has died.
Former N-F-L standout Walter Payton is dies of cancer at age 45,
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[VO-NAT ]

and the return of Mike Holmgren to Lambeau Field is victorious as his Seahawks hand the Packers a 27 to 7 loss.
Patrick has the highlights, next.
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[MUSIC UP FULL]
[COMM BREAK #3]



[S-hawks/Pack]


[ANCHOR=Patrick]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=tar]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=NFL]


The Green Bay Packers were very hospitable to former coach Mike Holmgren last night.
Holmgren's Seattle Seahawks came out victorious with the 27 to 7 win.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Green Bay, WI/NFL - ABC;]


The Packers were hurt by sloppy play from Bret Favre.
Favre fumbled twice, and Seattle picked off four of his passes.
The Seahawks' defense was in charge. Lamar King blocks this Ryan Longwell field goal try.
It's picked up by Shawn Springs who runs it in for a 61 yard score.
Seattle Q-B Jon Kitna threw two T-D passes and,
[SUPER=30-Seattle/27/Green Bay/7//]


Seattle improves to 5 and 2 with the 27 to 7 win.
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[S-PAYTON]


[ANCHOR=Patrick]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=SP-46 tc 1:00:42]
[GRAPHIC=Bears]


Walter Payton died yesterday of bile duct cancer.
The cancer was discovered while he was being treated for a rare liver disease.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NFL Films;]


Payton, known to many as 'Sweetness,' holds 28 Bears' records, and seven N-F-L records, including that all-time rushing total of 16-thousand-726 yards.
His family says the illness taught them the importance of love and life.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=from the days]
[SUPER=01-Jarrett Payton/Payton's Son; :18]
[SUPER=01-Walter Payton/File Tape; :27]
[RUNS=31]
[OUT Q=ANYBODY ELSE]
(------------)
[VO-NAT]


Walter Payton was 45.
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[S-Manuel]


[ANCHOR=Patrick]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-49 tc 4905]
[GRAPHIC=MANUEL]


A former Roanoke County resident, who grew up in Fries before moving to Buena Vista was named the new manager of the Cleveland Indians yesterday.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Cleveland, OH/; :00]


Of course I'm talking about Charlie Manuel.
Manuel has been the team's big league hitting coach for the past 8 seasons.
He is a fan and player favorite largely because of his southern drawl and down home antics.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=you know...]
[SUPER=01-Charlie Manuel/Indians New Manager; :00]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=...dukes of hazard."]
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[vo nat-con't] Manuel, was the first American to win MVP honors in Japan as a player. Earlier this decade he also had a field named in his honor in Buena Vista. And he knows what he must do to survive in Cleveland.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=BITE]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=...a world series."]
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[anchor=Patrick]
[ss=hold]


With Manuel's hiring the Salem-Roanoke baseball hall of fame can now boast of having three of its inductees in the big leagues as managers. The Rangers' Johnny Oates entered the hall in 1993, while the A's Art Howe and Manuel were enshired in 1995.