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More snow in this region - it's already coming down in many places.
Robin Reed tells us what to expect.
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[VO-NAT]


A nephew of the late Robert Kennedy is charged with a 1975 murder.
And he's still making people laugh after all these years- Today a star for the man about Mayberry.
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News 7 is next.
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[TAKE SNOW LIVE]
[super=05-Roanoke]


It's here.
The second round of snowfall this week has started.
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[Snow-Toss]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The storm that's hitting right now may pack more of a punch than the one that hit earlier this week.
Let's check in with Robin Reed - he's in the Weather Center with the latest.


[Toss-2-Robin] Jean tosses to Robin in Weather Center

[WX1] [11:00pm] [01/19/2000] [MCU]WEATHER OFFICE
[WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAPS

[TOSS TO JOE][Storm-Preps]


[ANCHOR=Robin]
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The plows and chemical spreaders have been standing by tonight. State and local road crews are ready to attack the worst this winter storm has to offer.
[Double Boxes=Robin/Joe Microwave]


Tonight, Joe Dashiell is in the city of Roanoke with more on today's preparations.
[Live= Full/Joe Microwave]
[SUPER=@Joe1]
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Robin, the snow has arrived here. Right now we're seeing...
But with one winter storm already behind us this week... the state transportation department and local governments say they're ready to respond.
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((With freezing temperatures and thick cloud cover, western Virginia appeared to be primed for another winter blast.
While road crews were playing a waiting game, they were preparing with some last-minute loads of road salt...
And Roanokers were stocking up as well...
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[IN Q=I'm looking forward to it.]

((VINCENT CALLOWAY: I'M LOOKING FORWARD TO IT. I THINK WE NEED A LITTLE SNOW FOR THE WEATHER WE'VE BEEN HAVING, SO I'M THINKING IT WILL DO US SOME GOOD.)) ((CAROLYN GOODSPEED: IT'S TRUE, WE'RE HERE FOR THE MILK. WE'VE GOT EVERYTHING ELSE, BUT WE WERE WORRIED ABOUT THAT. AND YOU LISTEN TO ALL THE STATIONS AND IT SOUNDS LIKE WE'RE GOING TO GET SOMETHING, SO WE DECIDED WE'D BETTER GET OVER HERE.))
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[Live= Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke]


So, Roanokers are greeting this storm with good humor tonight, and even some anticipation Jean.
[Double Boxes=Jean/Microwave]


Hopefully that will continue tomorrow as we see the full effects of this storm here in western Virginia.

[School-Closings]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Some schools have already changed their schedules for tomorrow.
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[TAKE SCHOOLWATCH FULL]
Carroll County, Grayson County, Patrick County, [TAKE NEXT SCHOOLWATCH SCREEN] and Wythe County schools will all be CLOSED tomorrow. (+++++++) [TAKE FS GFX]
You can get the latest information on-line. Log onto on our home page at WDBJ7-dot-com.
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[Seton-Hall]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Federal Agents will help investigate the deadly dorm fire at Seton Hall University.
It was the middle of the night when fire broke out in a third floor study lounge- killing three students and injuring 50 others.
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((KATHLEEN BROWN/STUDENT: THE HALLWAYS WERE JUST FILLED WITH SMOKE PEOPLE WERE SCREAMING IT WAS HORRIBLE. Students were awakened in the middle of the night to the sounds of fire alarms and smoke in the building.
The fire forced hundreds of students to run for their lives- one student jumped from a window to safety.. Others were prepared to do the same. IT'S TOUGH TO SEE FRIENDS HAVING OUT OF WINDOWS, WE RAN HEARD SCREAMS FROM THE WINDOWS. IF WORSE CAME TO WORSE WE WERE GOING TO JUMP OUT OF WINDOWS BUT THE FIREFIGHTER CAME BEFORE THAT AND SAVED US ON THAT ONE.
Students say false alarms are common in the dorm and many did not take the first alarm seriously-
Classes and activities at the University have been cancelled..... as the school deals with the tragedy.
THERE'S NOT MUCH YOU CAN SAY AT THIS TIME. WE'RE GLAD WE'RE PEOPLE OF FAITH. THIS IS A HEARTBREAKING TRAGEDY FOR THE SETON HALL UNIVERSITY FOR OUR FAMILY FOR ALL THE SETON HALL FAMILY.))
[Talent=Jean]


Of the fifty injured students, six are in critical condition. No word on what caused the fire.



[Dog-Bite]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Roanoke police are on the lookout tonight for two dogs - including one that attacked an animal control officer this evening.
The officer was responding to a call of two stray pit bulls - one vicious.
When she caught up with them in the 18-hundred block of Eastern Avenue - and was loading one into her vehicle - the other bit her several times.
She shot at the dog and wounded it, but both animals ran off.
The officer was taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

[Abortion]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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Just how close can Abortion protesters get to clinics-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington DC]


That's the question up before the Supreme Court-
A Colorado law requires protesters to stay at least 8-feet away from people entering health clinics- Lawyers challenging the law say it's hindering free speech.
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((JEANNE HILL/PLAINTIFF: EIGHT FEET IS A LONG WAY WHEN IT STOPS YOU FROM BEING ABLE TO HAND A PERSON A LEAFLET AT ALL.)) [BUTT TO 14:58:46] ((YOLANDA WU/NOW Attorney: WHAT THE PROVISION DOES IS PROVIDES A SMALL CRITICAL IMPORTANT ZONE OF SAFETY. FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE MEDICALLY VULNERABLE WHO ARE TRYING TO GET INTO AND OUT OF HEALTH CARE FACILITIES.))
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[VO-NAT]


The high court has addressed the abortion protest issue twice before both times upholding demonstration free zones outside of clinics.
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[King-Holiday]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Virginia could have a four day holiday weekend in January.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


That's what Governor Jim Gilmore's proposing -- finally offering some details in his plan to separate Lee-Jackson-King Day into two separate holidays.
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((GOV. JIM GILMORE: WELL I WOULD PERSONALLY LIKE TO SEE THE MARTIN LUTHER KING HOLIDAY REMAIN ON THE NATIONAL DAY. ))


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[VO-NAT]


Gilmore's plan would move Lee and Jackson to the Friday before the third Monday-- making a four day weekend.
But members of the Sons of Confederate Veterans are NOT pleased.
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They say the plan moves the Lee-Jackson holiday further away from the Confederate heroes' birthdays. [TAKE VO TAKE VO TAKE VO]


[Lee-Mural]
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[vo-nat]
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AS we told you earlier this week - someone set fire to the Robert E- Lee mural on Richmond's floodwall- so now Richmond police say they're enhancing security camera videotape to see if it yields any clues.
Richmond's Fire Department is offering its standard five thousand dollar reward for clues.
The Sons of Confederate Veterans is offering another thousand dollars.
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[Lee-Birthday]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Meantime leaders at Washington & Lee University celebrated Robert E-Lee's true birthday today - and hope next year, it will be a day off. Tina Tenret takes us on campus.
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On Robert E-Lee's birthday -- Washington & Lee University students sing his praises -- honoring the school's former president.
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((THE IMPACT OF ROBERT E. LEE'S LIFE WAS NOT TO FURTHER SLAVERY OR OPPRESSION. ROBERT E. LEE OBVIOUSLY DID NOT WANT TO BE IN THE CIVIL WAR. HE RESIGNED FROM THE LEGISLATURE RELUCTANTLY AND WALKED INTO A SITUATION HE DID NOT CONTROL.))
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Leaders at W&L think the confederate general would get more attention if he was not forced to share a holiday with Martin Luther King.
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((SINCE THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS ARE DIFFERENT I THINK IT'S VERY APPROPRIATE TO RECOGNIZE THEM IN DIFFERENT DAYS AND I HOPE THAT WILL HAPPEN.)) ((STANDUP: FOR POLITICAL REASONS, WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY PLANS TO STAY OUT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY DEBATE. LEADERS HERE SAY THEY WANT TO FOCUS ON LEE'S CONTRIBUTIONS RATHER THAN THE EMOTIONS THAT SWIRL AROUND THE CONFEDERATE FLAG.
TINA TENRET NEWS7 LEXINGTON))
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
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A Kennedy nephew is entangled in a murder mystery.
Today he surrenders to police.
The story coming up.
Plus..
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[SOT]
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[VO-NAT]


Much ado for a beloved deputy.
Barney Fife may just have one bullet - but he's also got a spot on the walk of fame.
Details ahead.
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[Sports-Preview]


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((Hey guys this is Mike Stevens in the News 7 Sports office with highlights of another Hokie win at the Cassell as they top Fordham. Roanoke College gets its 13th victory of the season. James River's head football coach is fired. And Steve Mason has this week's edition on Hometown Hoops Weekly coming up on the Big 7.))

[Skakel]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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A 25 year old murder mystery could be solved.
Today a Kennedy nephew turned himself in to face charges.
But as Russ Mitchell Reports, Michael Skakel maintains he's innocent.
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(( A nephew of the late Sen. Robert Kennedy, Michael Skakel has returned to Connecticut to answer charges in the 1975 murder of his neighbor Martha Moxley. Moxley was just 15 when she was found dead on her family's estate in Greenwich, CT and after more than twenty years, a judge acting as a grand jury has found enough probable cause to support a murder arrest. Jonathan Benedict/Bridgeport State's Attorney: The Grand Juror Judge George Thim released his report in which he found probable cause and in which held there was sufficient evidence for the state to apply for the arrest of a particular individual. Martha Moxley was among a group of teens visiting the Skakel home the night before Halloween. Her body was found the next day beaten with a golf club and stabbed with the shattered shaft. The club was matched to a set owned by the Skakel family but no arrests were ever made...until now. Michael Sherman/Attorney for Michael Skakel It's a murder, its' a street crime. There's got to be evidence, there's got to be confessions, there has to be forensic evidence, there has to be witnesses. For Moxley's mother, it means closure after more than 20 years. Dorothy Moxley, Victim's mother: Russ Mitchell, CBS News, New York.))


[Cuban-Boy]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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It's called Elian Gonzalez versus Janet Reno.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Miami, FL]


Today the U-S relatives of the 6-year-old boy filed a federal lawsuit in Miami.
It challenges the federal government's decision to return Gonzalez to his father in Cuba.
His family here says it's not about politics, but about him.
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[VO-NAT]


Elian was rescued at sea on Thanksgiving Day.
His mother drowned, trying to reach the States.
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[Teacher-Pay]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=99-52 54:15]
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No pay raise for Virginia schoolteachers in Governor Jim Gilmore's proposed two year budget.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


Now Gilmore's fellow Republicans in the House want to fix that.
They say they're "disappointed" with the Governor's budget-- and want at least the two-and-a quarter percent pay raise state workers are getting.
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[SOT 15:31:15]
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((DEL. JIM DILLARD/R-FAIRFAX: WE'RE WAY, WAY BELOW THE NATIONAL AVERAGE...12-THOUSAND DOLLAR DEFICIT FOR THE AVERAGE SALARY YOU WOULD RECEIVE GOING INTO TEACHING...WHY WE'RE NOT KEEPING TEACHERS. ONE OF THE REASONS.))
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Democrats were calling on a teacher pay raise as soon as the Governor's budget was released in December.
The Governor says localities should fund the pay raises out of extra money he's sending them.

[Day-Duval]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=99-54 48:08]
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Virginia Commerce Secretary Barry Duval is running for Congress in the Hampton Roads area.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Today, a Southside lawmaker questioned Duval's judgment -- in light of the job crisis Southside currently faces.
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((DEL. BARNIE DAY/D-PATRICK CO.: I WILL LEAVE FOR OTHERS THE PROPRIETY OF A SITTING SECRETARY RUNNING FOR OFFICE. BUT I WILL URGE THE SECRETARY TO DO THIS, PLEASE SIR, KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE BALL. KEEP YOUR EYE ON SOUTHSIDE AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA. THERE ARE THOSE AMONG US WHO ARE LITERALLY DROWNING IN THE BACKWASH OF THIS OTHERWISE SURGING ECONOMY.))


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[TALENT=Jean]
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The unemployment rate in some areas of Southside is currently 20-percent -- the highest in the state.


[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
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The area's blood supply is in critical condition.
How you can help - coming up.
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[VO-NAT]


And a late-night funny man's in good condition.
Today - David Letterman takes a step toward recovery.
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[lotto]
[SUPER=137-0 3 0/8 8 5 7/6 9 17 27 34/1 17 18 33 38 40/0 7 4 9 7 0]
NIGHT DRAWING=

Pick 3:
0-3-0

(zero, three, zero)


Pick 4:
8-8-5-7

(eight, eight, five, seven)


Cash 5:
6-9-17-27-34

(six, nine, seventeen, twenty-seven, thirty-four)


Lotto:
1-17-18-33-38-40

(one, seventeen, eighteen, thirty-three, thirty-eight, forty)


Kicker:
0-7-4-9-7-0

(zero, seven, four, nine, seven, zero)



[Letterman]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=Net]
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David Letterman is out of a New York Hospital- five days after undergoing quintuple heart bypass surgery.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-Worldwide Pants;]


In a statement Letterman joked that he's going to spend the weekend doing heavy lifting and playing handball.
The 52 year old had emergency surgery Friday after tests showed that one of his arteries was seriously clogged.
No word on when Letterman will return to the Late Show-
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[Blood-Supply]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#=99-47 1:22:49]
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Southwest Virginia is under a serious blood shortage due to the flu.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; ]

The American Red Cross says 50-percent of regular donors are sick and can't give blood. So they're appealing to first time donors to volunteer.
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((DEANA SHOEMAKER/BLOOD DONOR: I'M A NURSE AT ROANOKE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AND I KNOW THIS IS A BAD TIME, HOLIDAYS AND THE FLU SO I FIGURED IT WAS PROBABLY A GOOD TIME TO COME DOWN AND GIVE BLOOD.))
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[TAKE PRE-PRO FULL] To find out where you can donate blood call the American Red Cross at 1-800-GIVE LIFE.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NFL; :00]

And with yesterday's losses the Redskins are reportedly ready to hire former Eagles and Packers coach Ray Rhodes to be the team's new defensive coordinator. Rhodes was fired by the Packers this month after Green Bay missed the playoffs.
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((BYE BYE))

[S-Roanoke]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=Allison]
[TAPE#=SP-55 10219TC]
[GRAPHIC=ODAC]

Coach Page Moir and his Maroons returned home after Virginia Wesleyan broke their 12 game winning streak. Last night conference rival Guilford came to the Bast Center.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Guilford vs. Roanoke; :00]

Butch Estes' (4 and 11) Quakers were no match for Page Moir's Maroons. To start off - Roanoke's Ramsey Hathaway with the rebound outlets the pass to Brad Dunleavey. Dunleavey takes the ball the rest of the way for the basket and draws the foul, making the three point play. Dunleavey led the Maroon's with 20 points last night. Quaker Brad Woolley drives around the key and under the basket for the hook shot. But back comes Roanoke. The Maroon's Dunleavy takes it to the hoop unsuccessfully but Ramsey Hathaway returns with the put back.
[SUPER=33-Guilford/63/Roanoke/107;]

Roanoke's Dunleavey makes the cross court pass to Jason Strickland in the paint for the finger tip layoff. Roanoke wins the game 107 to 63. Roanoke is now 13-and-2.
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[S-Tech]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-57]
[GRAPHIC=A-10 LOGO]


The Virginia Tech Hokies appear to be hitting their stride at just the right time. Last night Tech beat Fordham 82-to-61 for the team's third straight win. Roy Stanley has more from the Cassell.
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[SUPER=33-Fordham/61/Virginia Tech/82; :52]
[SUPER=01-Andre Ray/9 Points & 7 Rebounds; :59]
[SUPER=01-Ricky Stokes/Va. Tech Head Coach; 1:06]
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((BYE BYE))


[S-ECHL]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=ECHL]

The ECHL all-star game was played last night at the Bi-Lo center in South Carolina. Former Express coach Frank Anzalone coached the South, but the North skated away to the 8-to-6 win.


[S-Ross]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
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One of Friday Football Extra's veteran coaches was fired today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-Friday Football Extra; :00]

James River head football coach Doug Ross, who won 79 games for the Knights during his tenure, told News 7 Sports this afternoon that he has been relieved of his coaching duties. Ross has had various levels of success at the school. He coached there 22 years, including 16 as a head coach. Ross says he was told by Principal Larry Journell (JOURNAL) that some criticism in the Botetourt community and a lack of enthusiasm prompted him to make the change.
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[S-Redskins]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=sp-51 14025tc]
[GRAPHIC=REDSKINS]

The Redskins fired a few coaches, as well yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Frostburg, MD/July 1999; :00]

Defensive coordinator Mike Nolan was told to make a few changes in order to stay next season. He refused and quit. Nolan came to the Skins from the Giants and spent three years trying to mold the defense. Ironically, after playing poorly all year, the team actually did a good job over the season's final 5 games.
Defensive backs coach Tom Hayes was fired, and with defensive line coach Earl Leggett retired.
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[S-Hoops]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-49]
[GRAPHIC=Hometown Hoops Weekly]


While Cave Spring has received much of the attention in the first half of the high school basketball season. Steve Mason says two other teams with state title aspirations are making plenty of noise in the Group A ranks. Here's this week's edition of Hometown Hoops Weekly.
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[SUPER=01-John Howlett/Giles Head Coach; :23]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Giles vs. Glenvar; :32]
[SUPER=03-Norfolk/March 13, 1999; :37]
[SUPER=01-Tim Carbaugh/Giles Guard; :56]
[SUPER=04-1997 State Championship; 1:21]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Radford vs. Roanoke Catholic; 1:26]
[SUPER=01-Rick Cormany/Radford Head Coach; 1:35]
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((The good times have taken the Giles all the way to the state's third place ranking in the Group A poll. A loss last year has been a big part of the Spartans rise this season. ((:)) ((:))
Glenvar graduated nine of 12 players off last years state championship team. Art Lawrence has handed the reins to Rick Crotts whose team is fighting, with a 3 and 9 record. Leading scorer Scott Price is the only returning part time starter.
Floyd County is 2 and 11, Shawsville is 6-5 and Auburn is 5 and 5. The district is strong, two of the last three Single A state champions have come from this district.
Radford is 11 and 4 and 3 and OH in district play. Super Soph Shane Nichols is Three Rivers third leading scorer, averaging 18 points a game. ((:))
The Bobcats go 8 or 9 deep and everyone wants to win badly.))




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He was the star deputy on the Andy Griffith Show.
And now Barney Fife's getting a star of his own.
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Sirens and a vintage police car ushered Don Knotts to the ceremonies today...
The five-time Emmy award winner's name is now on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Friends and former co-stars like Andy Griffith and John Ritter joined in the celebration.
As for Knotts, he couldn't be any more excited.
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