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[ANCHOR=Jean]

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Coming up - we may see some snow showers overnight-
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[VO-NAT]


And this is the scene tonight in Bedford County- just one of many brush fires in the region.
Home Video is released- of Elian Gonzalez from Cuba.
Is a rapper getting a bad rap. We'll hear from Puff Daddy.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 is next.
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[Wind]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-51 39:31]
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At least one fire is still burning and firefighters say they'll STILL be working tomorrow on fires caused by today's high winds.
[Double Boxes=ANCHOR/Newsroom]

Tina Tenret is in our newsroom to tell us where the hot spots are.
[anchor=Tina]
[Live= Full/Newsroom]
[SUPER=@Tina1]


Jean, 700 people are without power in our area -- almost 300 in Roanoke, more in Christiansburg, Hillsville and Bluefield. Now onto the latest fire news: Willow Branch Road in southern Roanoke County is open again, and the 20-acre fire in that area is contained.
But a big brush fire is still lighting up a Bedford County mountain.
(rollcue...Bedford County mountain)
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(( Fire raged on Jeters Chapel Mountain -- too dangerous for crews to touch without bulldozers. Watch the domino effect: powerful gusts of wind
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((nat sot: leaves swirl in gutter on Afton-winds tape))
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toppled trees, which blocked roads
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((nat sot sawing through fallen trees))
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and pushed down power lines. Firefighters say that sparked the Bedford fire.
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((nat sot of Bedford fire))
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Brush fed the flames, then wind carried them through at least ten acres.
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[SOT 12:26:37]
[IN Q=They are going up?]

((THEY ARE GOING UP? I DON'T THINK THEY'RE LONG ENOUGH TO UP.))
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And even though firefighters do not blame the wind for STARTING this house fire, it did tie their hands.
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[SOT 2:36:37]
[IN Q=With these winds]

((WITH THESE WINDS AND EVERYTHING, IT'S ALMOST LIKE POURING GASOLINE ON A FIRE TO SOME EXTENT. IT JUST FUELED THAT FIRE SO TREMENDOUSLY, ONCE IT GOT THROUGH THE ROOF ON ONE PORTION OF THE HOUSE, IT JUST RAN THE WHOLE LENGTH OF THE HOUSE.))
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[OUT Q=of the house]))
[Live= Full/Newsroom]


Virginia forestry officials say the Salem department worked 15 fires today, involving 250 acres.
[Double Boxes=ANCHOR/Newsroom]

Local fire departments responded to another 15 or 20 fires throughout the region. Most of these fires are under control in areas like Giles and Pulaski. But we're still hearing calls of fires on the police scanner tonight, and firefighters say they'll still be busy with cleanup tomorrow.

[Brazil-Flooding]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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Not wind, but water causing trouble in Brazil-
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[VO-NAT]
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The pictures show children on roofs - and rescues from tree tops.
This man was stuck on the top of his car - he waited until a helicopter crew spotted him and he was pulled to safety.
Torrential rains made rivers burst their banks. Flash flooding ripped through the city.
A mudslide hit one of the city's neighborhoods killing eight people.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in Weather Center

[WX1] [11:00pm] [01/13/2000] [MCU]WEATHER OFFICE [WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAP WAKE UP FORECAST

[Toss back to anchor][Roach]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=chr]
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Virginia has carried out its second execution this year.
(+++++++)

[TAKE FULL SCREEN BOARD]
Steve Edward Roach died by lethal injection shortly after 9 tonight, an hour after Governor Gilmore turned down his clemency request.
Roach was 17 when he killed 70-year old Mary Ann Hughes in her Greene County home and took her car.
(++++++++++)
[anchor=Jean]
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Earlier this week the state put another man to death, who was also a juvenile when he committed murder.

[Young-Murderer]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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He was tried as an adult but a judge sentenced him as a child.
The boy who was just eleven when he shot and killed a man was sentenced to Juvenile Detention until he's 21.
Drew Levinson has the latest on Nathaniel Abraham.
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[Super=01-Nicole Green/Victim's Sister;14]
[SUPER=01-Geoffrey Fieger/Defense Attorney; 30]
[SUPER=01-Robin Adams/Victim's Mother; 45]
[SUPER=01-Drew Levinson/CBS News; 1:01]
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[OUT Q=Pontiac, Michigan.]

((ABRAHAM WAS SENTENCED FOR THE SECOND DEGREE MURDER OF 18-YEAR OLD RONNIE GREEN JUNIOR. HE WAS KILLED IN OCTOBER 1997. WHEN HE WAS CHARGED HE WAS ONLY 11 YEARS OLD. DURING SENTENCING GREENS SISTER APPEALED TO THE JUDGE NOT FORGET HER BROHTER. NICOLE GREEN, VICTIM'S SISTER: It don't matter whether Nathaniel was 11 at the time he gunned down my brother, age don't matter, what matters that is he be punished for taking my brothers life.
ABRAHAMS ATTORNEY ARGUED THE BOY SHOULD NOT SPEND ANOTHER NIGHT IN CUSTODY AND HE PLAYED THE RACE CARD. GEOFFREY FIEGER, DEFENSE ATTORNEY No white child in Oakland county would have been kept at 11 years old in a detention center for 2 and half years.
WHEN IT WAS OVER, NEITHER SIDE WAS PLEASED WITH THE VERDICT, ONE SAYING IT WAS TOO MUCH, THE OTHER NOT ENOUGH. RONNIE GREENS MOTHER JUST HOPES NATHANIEL GETS HELP. ROBIN ADAMS, VICTIM'S MOTHER: I hope he realizes what he done was wrong, and he took he took a life and he hope learned from that.
LED BY ACTIVIST REV. AL SHARPTON PROTESTERS FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY DEMONSTRATED IN FRONT OF THE COURTHOUSE ON NATHANIEL'S BEHALF.))



[Rice]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=99-48]
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A former high profile politician in West Virginia will now go to prison.
Thomas Rice took full responsibility for plotting to perform what he termed a "repugnant" act with a 13 year old boy.
In federal court today the former aide to West Virginia's Governor was sentenced to more than five years in prison.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford/February, 1999]


Rice had joined a chat room on the Internet and thought he'd found a 13-year old boy in Bedford willing to meet him last February.
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[SOT 15:15]
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((HE REPRESENTS HIMSELF AS BEING A FATHER FIGURE. SO HE WAS CLEARLY TROLLING FOR UNDERAGE MALES. HE WAS LOOKING FOR SEXUALLY INEXPERIENCED MALES. HE WAS GOING TO MENTOR THEM IN THE WAYS OF SEX.))
[SUPER=01-Tony Giorno/Assistant U.S. Attorney]
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[OUT Q=ways of sex.]
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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His probation officer recommended a sentencing range of 12 to 18 months.
But the court adopted the prosecutor's position... that the nature of the crime called for 63 months in prison.

[Job-Fair]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
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Hundreds of displaced workers in the Martinsville Area -- could soon have jobs.
That's the hope of city officials who sponsored ...
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[VO-NAT]
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a job fair today at the Martinsville National Guard Armory.
60 prospective employers from all across Virginia and North Carolina were on hand -- to accept applications and conduct interviews.
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[SOT 2:11:04]
[IN Q=I think what]

((WILL WHITE/FORMER BASSETT MIRROR EMPLOYEE: I THINK WHAT THEY'RE HAVING HERE TODAY IS VERY GOOD. NOT ONLY FOR ME BUT FOR THE OTHER PEOPLE HERE IN THE COMMUNITY WHO DID LOSE THEIR JOBS, DUE TO TULTEX AND OTHER COMPANIES THAT HAVE SHUT DOWN))
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[VO-NAT]


About one thousand people came out in search of employment.
Martinsville City Officials are hopeful that this job fair will help reduce the city's unemployment rate -- which is currently at 20 percent.
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[Trigon]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Some insurance workers in the Roanoke area who thought they were going to be without jobs found out otherwise today.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-October, 1999]


Trigon announced in October it would be laying off about 200 people from its Mid-South Insurance company subsidiary.
Now Trigon says its overall business is growing enough to keep more than 100 workers from the Mid-South staff, and transfer them to other positions within Trigon.
As for Mid-South, Trigon announced today it is selling the company to a Nebraska-based carrier.
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[Rubatex]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[TAPE#=99-46 1:23:06]
[GRAPHIC=Rubatex Strike]


Rubatex says it has half as many workers ... but production is at 100-percent of pre-strike levels.
The striking union says it's 100-percent sure that's not the case.
Scott Goldberg has more on the ongoing dispute at Bedford's biggest employer.
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[SUPER=01-Jim Laurin/Rubatex Negotiator; :17]
[SUPER=01-Larry Brookshier/Rubatex Plant Manager; :35]
[SUPER=01-Richard Walker/USWA Local 240 President; :57]
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((QUICK NATS INSIDE PLANT.))
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They say they can't prove it.
But managers at Bedford's Rubatex plant insist 200 replacement workers are rolling out as much foam rubber as more than 400 union workers did before they went on strike.
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[SOT 14:22:02 TAPE 1]
[IN Q=what it tells me]

((JIM LAURIN/RUBATEX NEGOTIATOR: WHAT IT TELLS ME IS I HAD A TREMENDOUS AMOUNT OF INEFFICIENCIES IN THE PLANT AS A RESULT OF UNION CONTRACTUAL ITEMS.))
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Still ... the company's chief negotiator and its plant manager refused to make public their shipping records proving production IS at 100 percent.
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[IN Q=i don't mean]

((LARRY BROOKSHIER/PLANT MANAGER: I DON'T MEAN TO BE SHORT WITH YOU, BUT WE GIVE YOU TRUTHFUL INFORMATION. I DON'T KNOW THAT IT WOULD BE OUR OBLIGATION TO SATISFY YOU ON THAT.))
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The union charges it's all a scare tactic.
That saying it can get by with half as many workers is the company's ploy to make the union accept a contract it doesn't like.
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[IN Q=you see it]

((RICHARD WALKER/UNION PRESIDENT: YOU SEE IT ALL THE TIME. THEY WANT PEOPLE TO THINK THAT THEY'RE GOING TO LOSE THEIR JOBS -- IF THEY'RE NOT GOING TO COME BACK NOW, THEY'RE NOT GOING TO HAVE THEM. BUT I CAN GUARANTEE YOU, IF WE WAS TO GO BACK THERE TODAY, THEY'D BE GLAD TO HAVE EVERY ONE OF US BACK.))
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The strike at Bedford's biggest employer is now four months old.
The two sides say they go back and forth exchanging written information ... but they're not talking face-to-face...
Nor are they expecting the back-and-forth to bounce back to the bargaining table anytime soon.
Scott Goldberg, News-7, Bedford.))
[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


Bill Gates is at the top of the world - but he's stepping down.
Details ahead.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus - Elian Gonzalez as you haven't seen him before - celebrating with his father, in Cuba.
We'll show you.
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[Sports-Preview]


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((All right folks, Steve Mason in the house tonight with the New Glenvar head football coach. Words from Steve Magenbauer in a few. Dale Earnhardt talks about back stretches and bad backs, Sports Illustrated captures the Hokies, the Flames try and burn a Big South foe tonight...two times....and the Express talks about the return of one of it's favorite sons, all of this in sports.))

[Microsoft]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net]
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Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates is stepping down as Chief Executive of the software giant.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Redmond, WA;]


He says he wants to focus on developing new technologies- Gates will be replaced by Microsoft president Stave Ballmer.
Gates has a new title- Chief Software Architect.
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[Huggins]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
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[GRAPHIC=Huggins Resigning]


Also stepping down... Virginia's State Police Superintendent.
Wayne Huggins has headed up the State Police for six years, appointed by then-Governor George Allen, and re-appointed by Governor Jim Gilmore.
Huggins is resigning because he wants to return home to northern Virginia and see more of his family.
He'll go to work for a private security firm at the end of the month.




[Puff-Daddy]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net]
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A New York Grand Jury has indicted Rap Star Sean Puffy Combs on weapons charges.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY/Last Month;]


The charges come after Combs fled a nightclub shooting last month.
Prosecutors say Combs had two stolen guns in his sport utility vehicle.
The rap star maintains he's innocent.
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[SOT 20:05:15]
[IN Q=I do not]

((SEAN "PUFFY" COMBS: I DO NOT OWN A GUN AND DID NOT POSSESS A GUN THAT NIGHT.))
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[OUT Q=GUN THAT NIGHT.]
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[VO-NAT]


Combs was arrested along with his girlfriend, singer-actress Jennifer Lopez, although charges against her have been dropped.
Combs has hired attorney Johnnie Cochran to defend him.
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[Cuba-Boy]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=Elian Gonzalez]


New video today of 6- year old Elian Gonzalez - but shown in a different light.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-Home Video]


This is video of the boy celebrating his 5th birthday in Cuba with his father Juan Gonzalez and grandfather.
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[SOT 16:33:43]
[IN Q=What is]

((WHAT IS AT ISSUE IS A FATHER WHO WANTS HIS SON HOME AND A GRANDFATHER WHO WANTS HIS GRANDSON HOME AND THESE BONDS SHOULD BE HONORED.))
[SUPER=01-Janet Reno/U.S. Attorney General;]
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[OUT Q=should be honored.]
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[VO-NAT]

Today Reno urged the speedy return of six-year-old Elian Gonzalez to Cuba. But she won't say what the Justice Department will do to make that happen.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


The Governor plans to freeze tuition rates at Virginia's colleges.
Still ahead, one local university responds.
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[VO-NAT]


And a warning today for pregnant women...
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[vo-nat]
We'll tell you what foods to look out for, when we return.
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[lotto]
[SUPER=135-2 5 0/4 5 3 3/3 4 14 24 34]



NIGHT DRAWING=

Pick 3:
2-5-0

(two, five, zero)


Pick 4:
4-5-3-3

(four, five, three, three)


Cash 5:
3-4-14-24-34

(three, four, fourteen, twenty-four, thirty-four)



[Tuition-Freeze]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-45 1:41:00]
[GRAPHIC=Va. College Tuition]


Officials at Radford University offered words of support for one of Governor Gilmore's proposals today... a continued freeze on tuition at the state's public colleges and universities.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford]


Radford actually rolled back tuition by 20 percent for the current school year, and officials say they can live with the latest proposal to extend the freeze for another four.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I think this is a clear]

((DAVID BURDETTE/V.P. FOR BUSINESS AFFAIRS: I THINK THIS IS A CLEAR MESSAGE FROM THE GOVERNOR AND THE LEGISLATURE THAT THE PRICES HAVE MAYBE GOTTEN A LITTLE BIT TOO HIGH AND THIS IS A GOOD LEADERSHIP EXAMPLE OF REDUCING THOSE PRICES, BUT STILL MAINTAINING THE QUALITY AND ACCESS THAT WE NEED TO DO.))
[SUPER=01-David Burdette/V.P. for Business Affairs; ]
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[OUT Q=that we need to do.]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
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With 86- hundred students, Radford is currently enjoying an increase in enrollment... up by more than 200 students this year.


[Listeria]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tbr/jja]
[TAPE#=5-00-09 :20]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A warning goes out to Pregnant women-
A bacteria found in some foods can cause miscarriage or stillbirth- even if the mother feels no symptoms.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest is talking about the food borne bacteria known as Listeria.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC;]


It is most often found in soft cheese, unpasteurized milk, undercooked meat, poultry, or seafood and even ready-to-eat products like deli meats and hot dogs.
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[SOT 15:02:10]
[IN Q=Scientists]

((SCIENTISTS HAVE KNOWN FOR YEARS THAT FOOD POISONING CAN CAUSE MISCARRIAGE AND BIRTH DEFECTS, NO ONE IS TELLING PREGNANT WOMEN THEY NEED TO WATCH WHAT THEY EAT TO PROTECT THEIR FETUSES." ))
[SUPER=01-Catherine DeWaal/Dir. of Food Safety;]
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[OUT Q=their fetuses]
[Anchor=Jean]
[Graphic=None]


The group wants the government to require better safety tests on foods.
It is also publishing a free guide called "Healthy Eating for Pregnant Moms."

[Flu-Clinic]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Flu]


A different medical concern now - the flu.
Tomorrow the Roanoke City Health Department is holding a special flu shot clinic for anyone who hasn't had the vaccine this year. [+++++++++] [Pinnacle Board] Shots will be given from 2:00 until 4:30 tomorrow afternoon. Walk-ins are welcome. It does cost seven dollars, but if you have Medicare Part B or Medicaid -- it's free. [+++++++++]
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[SUPER=X5001][S-Extra]



[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=Extra]
[GRAPHIC=none]


The Associated Press defensive player of the year, words with the new Glenvar head football coach
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=76-Nike; :00]


and Big Mac and our extra point. Mark McGuire is part of Nike's new Interactive commercials. Starting January 15th, TV viewers will see these commercials where you get to chose the ending. The adds, which also include a world class sprinter and snow boarder, will end in cliff hanger style. Viewers can go to the "whatever.nike.com website and choose their ending to the commercial. So far, I don't like the options to the Big Mac attack option, do you?
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[S-Glenvar]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-58]
[GRAPHIC=Friday Football Extra]


Glenvar has replaced a good quarter back and a great person with another good quarterback and great person, naming former Salem standout Stephen Magenbauer as the one to fill the shoes of Brian Hooker as the Highlanders new head football coach.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./1999 Season; :00]


The 26 year has been Glenvar's offensive coordinator for the last four years. During that time, the Highlanders produced about 300 yards of offense a game.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="first]
[SUPER=01-Stephen Magenbauer/New Glenvar Football Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=....for next year"]
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[S-Sapp]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-45]
[GRAPHIC=Tampa Bay]


Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Warren Sapp has been named the Associated Press defensive player of the year. He had 12 and a half sacks this season. His 11 and 5 Bucs meet the Washington Redskins this weekend in the playoffs. The Redskins seem more concerned with Tampa Bay rookie quarterback Shaun King.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="I think]
[SUPER=01-Darrell Green/Redskins Cornerback; :00]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=...like a veteran"]
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[S-Dale]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-56 (57:51)]
[GRAPHIC=Media Tour]


Scalpuls and scar tissue slowed Dale Earnhardt this off season. But our NASCAR media tour pit crew of Mike Stevens and Photographer Lynn Eller says the Intimidator is ready for another season.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=First audio...]
[SUPER=03-Mooresville, NC; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dale Earnhardt/7 Time Winston Cup Champ; :18]
[SUPER=@Mike1; 1:13]
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[OUT Q=...news 7 sports."]
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[S-Liberty]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-46]
[GRAPHIC=Big South]


A double dip for Big South basketball fans at the Vine Center at Liberty University tonight as the Flames men and women were in action against Elon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Hometeam Sports; :00]


On the men's side, the the Furnace was hot thanks in part to both teams. The Fighting Christians got this basket from Clint Walker who was wide open underneath.
[SUPER=33-Elon/78/Liberty/74;]The Flames answer with this long range bomb from Carl Williams but Elon earns it's fi

rst ever Big South conference win 78-74.
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Elon also beat the LIberty Women 77 to 72.

[Sports tease]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


Still to come in sports, a quick look at the 1999 Sports Illustrated Virginia Tech Hokies special football edition

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and the Express gears up for a double home dip this weekend against Richmond and Toledo and their old friend Tim Christian.
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According to police, racing with teammate David Wesley may be the cause of death in the car wreck that took Bobby Phills life.
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Investigators think the two men were driving their Porches at more than 75 miles an hour on a hilly curve with a 45 mile per hour speed limit.
Phills apparently lost control and skidded several hundred feet into oncoming traffic.
Wesley refuses to talk to police but court records show he's been charged with speeding twice in the past 28 months.
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The commemorative "Virginia Tech Hokies" 1999 official Sports Illustrated issue is hot off the press.
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The 88 page issue contains eight feature stories with countless pictures of Tech's 11 and 1 year. The Hokies 2000 starting line up is previewed. The Magazine will be widely distributed to area supermarkets, drug stores, and newstands Friday. The 60 thousand issues are only on sale in the Virginia area. Sports Illustrated says this is the first time the losing team has been celebrated with a commemorative issue.
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The Express has two big games this weekend, The Renegades on Saturday and the Toledo Storm tomorrow night at the Roundhouse.
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The Toledo game marks the first appearance for former Express forward Tim Christian.
Christian, Roanoke's all time leading scorer, has played 2 games with the Storm without scoring and his former coach and teammates hope to continue that scoreless streak.
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Face off tomorrow night at the Roundhouse is 7-thirty.



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