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Coming up on News 7-
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A big winter storm hits the south and it's headed our way-
The woman arrested for keeping her two kids in Louisiana is back in Roanoke tonight.
Another doctor is leaving Lewis Gale Clinic.
And check this out- a woman wining millions-caught on tape!
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News 7 is next.
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[VO-NAT]


A major Interstate is shut down in Texas-
Ice closes I-30 from Texas to Arkansas.
Hundreds of accidents there and around the nation from the latest Winter Storm.
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[Wx-Intro]


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Here in our region - winter weather of our own to worry about.
The winter storm earlier this week only caught part of Virginia.
The latest forecast covers the whole state. Will it be ice or snow?
Let's check in with meteorologist Robin Reed.
[Toss-2-Robin]


[WX1] [11:00pm] [01/28/2000] [MCU]WEATHER OFFICE [WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAP WAKE UP FORECAST

[Toss back to anchor][Storm-Preps]


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Area road crews - already tired and overworked - are gearing up for this weekend's expected storm.
Steve Smallshaw caught up with them today.
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Some V-DOT plows and spreaders are gassed up and ready to go.. others are getting last- minute mechanical touchups before they hit the streets.
This has been a winter that has already taken its toll on snow equipment and the drivers.
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((TIM WILES/VDOT MAINTENANCE ENGINEER: IT BECOMES A MAJOR PROBLEM BECAUSE NOT ONLY DOES EQUIPMENT BREAK DOWN BUT ALSO THE MEN CAN GET TO THE POINT WHERE THEY CAN'T BE AS EFFECTIVE ON THE JOB.))
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((COMMENTS FROM ACCU- WEATHER 107 WE'VE GOT IS A GOOD AMOUNT OF SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN..))
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In Lynchburg, public works officials held an afternoon meeting to discuss their battle plan for this weekend.
They'll be fully staffed starting Saturday afternoon.. and despite the long week, crews say they're ready to go.


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((DENNIS REYNOLDS/LYNCHBURG PUBLIC WORKS: PEOPLE AROUND HERE LIKE SNOW, THEY LIKE WORKING. IT'S A JOB.. I SAID BEFORE.. AROUND HERE YOU'VE GOT TO HAVE A SENSE OF HUMOR TO DO IT.))
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That apparently applies to central Virginians as well.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))


[Nat'l-Wx]


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Snow is already plaguing parts of the South- and it could affect Superbowl Travel.
Byron Pitts has more.
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(( Mother nature's southern surprise had 'em laughing in Mississippi -- where it hadn't snowed THIS MUCH - THIS LONG -- in nearly a decade. 'LORD HAVE MERCY! I CAN'T BELIEVE I'M DOING THIS! WHOO!
But laughter was replaced with tears in parts of Texas and Arkansas -- where five people have died in weather related traffic accidents. A boy in Tennessee who was sledding in the snow ... is NOW listed as 'clinically' alive after he slammed head first into a fire hydrant.
MATT HARRLESON, LITTLE ROCK CITY POLICE 'NORMALLY WHAT WE RUN INTO OUT HERE IS ICE, DRY ICE. THIS THAT AND THE OTHER, BUT NOTHING LIKE THIS....'
From Dallas, Texas to Durham North Carolina -- where the snow was already two feet deep from Monday's storm -- few can remember anything like this.
As bad as it's been forecasters say a second severe ice storm is headed toward the Carolina's and Georgia Tonight . JIM HOKE, NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE 'OVER THE NEXT THREE DAYS WE'RE EXPECTING A SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM ALONG THE EAST COAST."
'PEOPLE TRAVELING TO ATLANTA FOR THE SUPER BOWL AND UP AND DOWN THE EAST COAST OF THE UNITED STATES, NEED TO PAY PARTICULAR ATTENTION TO THE WEATHER FORECAST."
The only people NOT worried about the weather in Atlanta this weekend -- are the football players preparing for Sunday's Superbowl. They'll be INSIDE the GEORGIA DOME. A short walk from downtown hotels. Byron Pitts, CBS NEWS ATLANTA.))

[Custody-Battle]


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A woman arrested for keeping her two kids in Louisiana- away from their father --
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was flown into Roanoke tonight. Vivian McMahon was escorted by two local police officers. McMahon will likely be in court Monday on charges of felony child abduction and failing to appear at a custody hearing.
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((TINA TENRET/NEWS7: MS. MCMAHON, CAN YOU TELL US HOW THE CHILDREN ARE? VIVIAN MCMAHON: IT'S NONE OF YOUR BUSINESS. THEY'RE NOT YOUR KIDS.))
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[VO-NAT]

Roanoke police say this case is odd because a Louisiana sheriff refused to put McMahon behind bars, despite warrants for her arrest. The F-B-I ultimately charged her with fleeing to avoid prosecution.
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[Cuba-Boy]


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The Florida nun who hosted a family meeting for Elian Gonzalez was in Washington today.
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Sister Jeanne O'Laughlin says she went into the meeting neutral- but came out of it hoping the boy could stay in Miami.
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((SISTER JEANNE O'LAUGHLIN/BARRY UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT: IN MY HEART OF HEARTS I'M CONCERNED FOR A CHILD TO BE TORN AWAY AGAIN.))
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[VO-NAT]


O'Laughlin is lobbying Congress to pass legislation to make Elian a U-S Citizen.
The boy's grandmothers were also in Washington to try and stop the citizenship bill.
They head back to Cuba tomorrow.
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[Lewis-Gale]


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Another doctor is leaving Lewis-Gale Clinic. Lewis-Gale Clinic confirmed this evening that Dr. William Fintel was added to the list of resigning doctors.
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Dr. Fintel is a medical oncologist. Lewis-Gale Clinic and Phycor hope to put the plug in the stream of doctors leaving the Clinic this weekend.
The Clinic is hoping upcoming talks scheduled for this weekend with management company, PhyCor will help resolve their dispute. In a written statement to News 7, Board President Doctor Larry Patton said "It is our goal to stabilize the Clinic for our patients and employees. The Clinic has served the community's medical needs for over 90 years, and we still have a strong core who is committed to preserving Lewis-Gale Clinic as a group."
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[Volvo]


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915 Volvo workers got the official word today that their jobs are ending next month.
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That number includes workers told in December and January that they were being cut loose.
The layoffs affect workers who started at Volvo after January 1998.
The last day for most will be February fourth.
The rest will leave on the 18th.
Volvo says the layoffs are a result of reduced demand for new trucks and that operations at the plant had to be cut back accordingly.
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[Unemployment]


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Layoffs in the textile industry are still giving Martinsville and Henry County the highest unemployment rates in Virginia.
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[VO-NAT]
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The layoffs have pushed the December jobless rate in Martinsville to nearly 20 percent.
It's seven times the figure for the state as a whole.
In Henry County the unemployment rate was 11-point-6 percent.
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[Stock-Market]


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The Dow Jones suffered its seventh largest point drop ever-
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[VO-NAT]
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falling 289 points- to close at ten thousand 738.
Nasdaq had its second biggest drop ever - over 152 points.
Fear of higher interest rates sent the stocks tumbling.
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[Smart-Road]


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Virginia Tech's controversial "Smart Road" is about one month away from opening for business.
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The two-mile stretch of road is already being used for about 20 experiments.
The projects test such things as the durability of different types of pavement and night visibility using different road markings and lighting.
The Smart Road has already cost 35-million dollars. But Virginia Tech officials say it will bring invaluable benefits down the road.
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((RAY PETHTEL/CENTER FOR TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH: SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS, A BETTER TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM, NEW TECHNOLOGY TO MAKE YOUR TRAVEL LESS HAZARDOUS, MORE CONVENIENT.))
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Officials say they expect to conduct 15-million dollars in research next year on the road.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Coming up - a W and L tradition kicks off - they hope to predict this year's Republican presidential candidate... as Senator John Warner announces his pick.
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[VO-NAT]


And... Christopher Reeve walking?
The paralyzed actor's dream is a highlight of this year's SuperBowl ads.
We'll tell you what it's about.
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[Sports-Preview]


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((Hey sports fans this is Roy Stanley and check this out the Big Orange wrestling tournament opened at William Byrd this afternoon the News 7 sports crew prepares for a live game at Radford tomorrow the coaches speak about this weekends Superbowl and the Roanoke Express hosted the Generals of Greensboro tonight at the Roundhouse.
All that and more coming up in sports.))
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[Bank-Robbery]


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The suspect who robbed a bank in downtown Danville this morning is still at large.
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Just before noon, a man reportedly jumped over the counter at the Peoples Bank on Market Street, grabbed some money from a teller's drawer, and ran off.
The suspect is about five-ten, stocky, and was wearing a green stocking cap and a dark or plaid coat.
He did not display a weapon; no one was hurt.
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[Warner-Bush]


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Republican Senator John Warner has made his pick for the presidential nomination.
He says George W- Bush should lead the country.
Warner made the announcement today... as former president George Bush made a stop at Old Dominion University to speak at a rally for his son.

[Mock-Convention]


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This weekend students at Washington and Lee University are vying for their share of the Presidential Campaign spotlight.
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Every four years, students stage the Mock Convention... an effort to predict the presidential nominee for the party out of power.
They have an excellent record, missing only once in the last 50 years.
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((MARK SCHWEPPE/CONVENTION CHAIRMAN: WE MOVED THE MOCK CONVENTION TO JANUARY 28TH AND 29TH SO WE PROCEED ALL OF THE STATE PRIMARIES EXCEPT FOR ONLY TWO, SO OUR PREDICTION I THINK IS GOING TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE. AND I THINK THERE IS SOME RELEVANCY THERE.))
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[OUT Q=there is some relevancy there.]
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The day began with a parade through downtown Lexington. The Mock Convention wraps up tomorrow with a speech by former Senator Bob Dole, and the students' prediction of the Republican nominees for President and Vice-President.
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[Tease2]
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You've heard about people winning millions before - but how many times have you SEEN it?
You can see it tonight, if you stay tuned.
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[VO-NAT]


And - a renowned jazz singer targets a younger audience:
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((NATS SINGING))
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We'll tell you why she says you should sing to your baby.
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[Jazz-Babies]


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A renowned jazz artist has a message for parents with babies: it isn't just classical music than can make a difference in your child's early development.
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By night - Nnenna (Nina) Freelon (FREE-lon) wows audiences of the adult kind, all over the world.
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By day - you can find Freelon with a much younger crowd.
She runs workshops - teaching how vocal music can stimulate babies.
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((WHEN YOU SING YOU'VE GOT LANGUAGE AND SOUND GOING ON AT THE SAME TIME SO YOU STIMULATE BOTH SIDES OF THE BRAIN.))
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Freelon says you don't have to be an Ella Fitzgerald or a Duke Ellington to make a big difference in your baby's development... All you have to do, is sing to your child as often as possible.
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[Reeve]


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Many people pay attention to the Superbowl commercials just as much as the game-
But this year one ad gives us a vision of the future that many people with spinal cord injuries would love to see.


In it actor Christopher Reeve is able to walk again.
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[VO-NAT]


The spot is for an investment company and is made possible through computer imaging.
Reeve was paralyzed after he was thrown from a horse in 1995.
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[Video]


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Did you ever wonder how someone reacts- - after winning 34 million dollars?
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[21:06:25]
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If so - here's the answer in tonight's Video of the Day.
Yesterday on News 7, we told you about Cynthia Jay.
She's the waitress who invested 27 -dollars in a slot machine and walked away more than 34 million dollars richer.

Tonight - a look at her AS she won.
She's already gotten her first installment, totaling one million-402-thousand dollars.
The rest of the jackpot will be paid over a 25 year period.
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NIGHT DRAWING=

Pick 3:
1-1-5

(one, one, five)


Pick 4:
7-2-1-8

(seven, two, one, eight)


Cash 5:
8-11-12-14-17

(eight, eleven, twelve, fourteen, seventeen)


The Big Game:
4-42-43-45-48. Big Money Ball: 34.

(four, forty-two, forty-three, forty-five, forty-eight. Big

Money Ball: thirty-four)
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We'll check in on the Big Orange Wrestling tournament at William Byrd plus superbowl comments and scores from high school basketball.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=76-MLB; :]


Outfielder Juan Gonzalez could become the highest paid player in Major League Baseball history.
The Detroit Tigers are offering Gonzalez 140-million dollars over 8 years. It would beat the deal Kevin Brown got from the Dodgers last season.
The Tigers would pay Gonzalez 17 point 5 million a year.
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[S-Express]


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The Roanoke Express opened a two game weekend set with Greensboro last night at the Roundhouse.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Express vs Generals; :]


The Express bench watching the action in the first period.
The Generals get on the board first when Alexi Crovo-puskov takes the pass and scores the goal to make it 1 to nothing Generals.
The Express would not trail long Duane Harmer sends this shot just behind the blue line and Paul De Francesco deflects the puck into the net to tie it at 1 to 1.
[SUPER=38-Roanoke/4/Greensboro/3/;]


Roanoke continues the rally Dion Del Monte shoots the slap shot and it hits off a General skate to give Roanoke a 2 to 1 lead and Roanoke wins it 4 to 3.
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((A BIG GAME AT HAMPDEN-SYDNEY. MORE WHEN WE RETURN.))




[S-NBA]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-60 (22:44)]
[GRAPHIC=NBA LOGO]


Antoine Walker threw in 24 points to lead Boston to a 91 to 88 win over Phoenix.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Boston, MA/FOX NET; :]


Scott Skiles making his first trip to the Garden as a coach.
The Suns work the floor Jason Kidd to Cliff Robinson for two of his game high 37 points.
But Walker steps back behind the line and nails this three pointer the Celtics led at the half.
[SUPER=32-Boston/91/Phoenix/88/;]


The Celtics would hold the lead the second half and get the 91 to 88 win.
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[S-LIVE]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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News 7 Sports will be in the Dedmon Center tonight bringing you LIVE coverage of the Liberty-Radford Big South battle. Mike Stevens has more on the contest.
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[S-ODAC]


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Top ranked Hampden-Sydney will host Roanoke today in a key ODAC game.
Sydney is the top ranked division 3 team in the country with a perfect 17 and 0 overall record and 11 and 0 in the conference.
Roanoke is in second place with 2 league losses.
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[SUPER=01-Jeremy Harris/Tigers Center; :11]
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[S-Big]


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The best wrestlers in the area are at William Byrd for the Big Orange.
Denise Allen has more on this weekend's wrestling tournament.
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((
The 24th annual Big Orange Wrestling Tournament lives up to its name, not only in the shear volume of wrestlers, but in the meaning of winning the championship.
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The entrants are not only single and double A schools, but triple-A as well.
Among the 16 entrants Christiansburg and Franklin County are the teams to beat.
Christiansburg's coach Kevin Dresser says his team is solid through each weight class.
The Blue Demons had a poor showing last year and are back with something to prove.
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The Eagles are a perennial powerhouse, but enter this year's event with some obstacles of their own.
An injury and poor grades have sidelined two wrestlers.
A strong feeder program is helping the team pick up the slack.
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The Big Orange Tournament is a marathon on the mats. Physical conditioning plays a big role because the wrestlers have to make weight on two consecutive days and compete in four matches during that time.
Denise Allen News 7 Sports. ))




[S-Bowl]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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The Titans and Rams wrapped up practice yesterday for this weekend's Superbowl.
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The two teams finally held their final practices outside and the coaches are working on the final game plan.
And that plan for both teams seems to be centered around a couple of running backs, Marshall Faulk and Eddie George.
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[OUT Q=.....to make a play."]
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((THAT'S IT FOR SPORTS. HAVE A GREAT DAY EVERYBODY.))



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She is the first Virginian to be named Ms. Senior America in that pageant's 19 year history.
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Today, Virginia's General Assembly stopped its work to officially congratulate Joyce Clautice (claw-TEECE) of Alexandria.
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((WHEREAS JOYCE... MODELING AN EVENING GOWN, THEIR PHILOSOPHY OF LIFE.... ORIGINAL BALLET ...BODY CAN ACHIEVE IT.))
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[OUT Q=achieve it.]
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The official resolution is an "expression of the General Assembly's admiration" for Clautice's (claw-TEECE's) "singular achievement."
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