[1-News-Head]

[TALENT=Keith]

Governor Gilmore opposes the Textile Workers Relief Act.

Coming up on NEWS 7-- Ellen Qualls LIVE from Richmond on why he's against it and how they're trying to salvage the bill.
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[V/O-NAT]
And a look at Virginia's Republican Primary- -with three weeks to go- -how the race may be closer here than the party establishment expected it would be.
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[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
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Tonight on News 7 sports, Tech and Roanoke have big games on the hardwood tonight. We'll visit a wrestling palace in Christiansburg.
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[VO-NAT]

And have highlights from the final round of the rain delayed Pebble Beach Pro Am as Tiger Woods make a run for his 6th straight PGA win.
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[WX-Head]
[TALENT=Robin]
[SS=None]


Our weather story says the one day warmup is over tomorrow as temperatures slip back into the 30's. Forecast details coming up. [open]
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[Video-Open]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=]
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(/////SOT/////)
[SOT tape one 16:15:53]
[IN Q=I'm Joshua]

((I'M JOSHUA LIEF...I RISE IN OPPOSITION TO THE BILL.))
[SUPER=01-Josh Lief/Deputy Secretary of Commerce;]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=to the bill.]
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[VO-NAT]


Governor Jim Gilmore takes a stand against emergency relief for laid off textile workers.
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[TALENT=Keith]


Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry.


[Textile-Relief]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#99-58 39:26]
[GRAPHIC=Textile Relief]


The man who must sign the bills and budget the money says it's against his philosophy to help unemployed workers in one part of the state more than another.
So the Governor is against the Textile Workers Relief Act of 2000.
[Double Boxes=Keith & Ellen/Microwave]


Ellen Qualls is at the State Capitol.
How did this news come out today.
[Live=Ellen Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=@Ellen1;]
[SUPER=05-Richmond;]


Keith, you'll remember five busloads of textile workers crowded into a House Committee last week.
The Governor's Deputy Secretary was at that meeting-- and said nothing.
Today, the textile workers are back looking for jobs in southside... and Lief made his announcement in front of the Senate Commerce and Labor Committee.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We have been]
[SUPER=01-Josh Lief/Deputy Secretary of Commerce; :00]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Yvonne Miller/(D) Norfolk; :]
[SUPER=01-Paula Burnette/Henry Co. Supervisor; :]
[SUPER=@Armstrong; : ]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville/File Tape; : ]
[SUPER=01-Del. Jackie Stump/(D) Buchanan Co.; : ]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=Southwest Virginia.]



[SOT tape one 16:19:00]

((JOSH LIEF/DEPUTY SECRETARY OF COMMERCE: WE HAVE BEEN DIRECTED BY THE GOVERNOR... BUSINESSES AROUND THE WORLD.))
[RUNS=:11 ]


Reaction was immediate and emotional.
[sot TAPE ONE 16;27:09]

((SEN. YVONNE MILLER/D-NORFOLK: I HEARD ALL THESE WONDERFUL IDEAS ABOUT LONG TERM SOLUTIONS... BUT WHAT ARE PEOPLE SUPPOSED TO DO IN THE MEANTIME?!... ANSWER THAT QUESTION. applause))
[runs=:09 ]



[sot 16:39:21 TAPE TWO ]

((PAULA BURNETTE/HENRY CO. SUPERVISOR: OH IT'S HEARTBREAKING. IT'S NOT OVER 'TIL IT'S OVER. I MEAN THIS ISN'T GONNA MAKE US QUIT.))
[runs=:07 ]



[sot TAPE TWO 16:34:28]

((DEL. WARD ARMSTRONG: THE THING THAT CONCERNS ME... GOVERNOR CAME OUT...CONCERNS OF THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY.))
[runs=:14]


One of the Governor's concerns is that -- while unemployment is almost 20 percent in Martinsville and 12 percent in Henry County... it would be unfair to help them more than say the coal miners Jackie Stump represents.
[sot HOUSE 12:01:41 ]

((DEL. JACKIE STUMP/D-BUCHANAN CO.: AND I DO FEEL FOR THE PEOPLE... BUT WE'VE DEALT WITH IT FOR 20 YEARS IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA.))
[runs=:08]



[Live=Ellen Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Richmond;]
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[Double Boxes=Keith & Ellen/Microwave]


Q&A: KEITH: So what's next?

[Missing-Girl]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=99-57 43:55]
[GRAPHIC=Munsey]


The search for a missing Radford teen has expanded to the world-wide web.
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[VO-NAT]


A friend of Tara Munsey's family created the web site.
It includes information on the 17-year-old's disappearance from a Fairlawn Taco Bell last month and clips from media coverage.
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[TAKE FS GRAPHIC]
For a direct link to the web site, just log on to our homepage at wdbj7-dot-com and click on Webwatch.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]


Investigators say they've interviewed more than 100 people since Munsey disappeared two weeks ago.
Though they believe Tara PROBABLY got into a car with someone she knew, there are no witnesses who saw her after

she left the restaurant.[Murder-Suicide]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=99-56 48:02]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A Carroll County community is mourning the loss of a mother and teacher who was slain yesterday by her husband in a murder/suicide.
[Double Boxes=Keith & Marya/Microwave]


Marya Jones was in Carroll County today and has more from our New River Valley newsroom.
[Live=Marya Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=@Marya1;]
[SUPER=05-Blacksburg;]


Keith, authorities say Rebecca Horton Sams had recently fled a past rife with domestic problems.
She separated from David Wayne Sams, even seeking -- and getting -- a protective order against him.
But, as it turned out, none of it was enough to save her life yesterday.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=At the Woodlawn]
[SUPER=03-Carroll Co.;]
[SUPER=01-Warren Manning/Carroll Co. Sheriff; :33]
[RUNS=:49]
[OUT Q=papers don't mean much.]

(( At the Woodlawn School, where Rebecca Sams taught sixth grade, students and coworkers received private grief counseling from area ministers today.
Sams, a teacher with the school for seven years, was shot in a neighbor's driveway Sunday, as she and her two small children returned home from church.
Investigators say when she discovered David Sams was hiding in the back of her van with a shotgun, she pulled into the driveway. He shot her twice as she tried to escape. Then turned the gun on himself.
Carroll County's sheriff says that David Sams was due in court later this week to face domestic violence charges.

He doesn't know if that prompted the shooting.
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[SOT 3:02:01 - :16]
[IN Q=A protective order]

((WARREN MANNING/CARROLL CO. SHERIFF: A PROTECTIVE ORDER STATES THAT IF HE GOES BACK AROUND HER, WE CAN COME AND ARREST HIM FOR VIOLATING THE COURT ORDER. BUT WHEN HE'S GOT A STATE OF MIND LIKE HE HAD YESTERDAY, PAPERS DON'T MEAN MUCH.))
[SUPER=01-Warren Manning/Carroll Co. Sheriff;]

[RUNS:15]
[OUT Q=papers don't mean much.]))
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[Live=Marya Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Blacksburg]


Rebecca Sams' funeral will be held Wednesday afternoon.
Her two children, from a previous marriage, have their father and other relatives to look after them.
[Double Boxes=Keith & Marya/Microwave]


The family of Rebecca Sams has set up an educational fund for her children to receive donations in her memory.[Fat

al-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=99-48 1:42:32]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Fire]


Authorities say a working smoke detector might have saved a Lynchburg man who died in a house fire last night.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


59- year- old Ronald Lee Day suffered severe burns when his home on Miller Street caught fire around 12:15 a-m.
Day died at Lynchburg General Hospital.
Two other residents told authorities the batteries had been taken out of the homes' smoke detector two days earlier because it had been "acting up".
No word yet on what started the fire.
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[Clinton]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=99-53 1:00:38]
[GRAPHIC=Clinton]


President Clinton spent a few hours in western Virginia today.
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[V/O-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Hot Springs]


Air Force- One flew into Hot Springs for a meeting of the Democratic caucus at the Homestead Resort.
Clinton spent the afternoon mapping strategy for the election- year session of Congress.
The meeting with House Democrats was closed to the press and public.
Clinton is the first President since Lyndon Johnson to visit the Homestead while still in office.
On his way back to Washington, Clinton shook hands with local school children who'd assembled at Ingalls Field to see him off.

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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#=99-54 1:02:45]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2000]


Virginia's Republican primary is three weeks from tomorrow.
Though George W. Bush is the favorite here... Scott Goldberg reports John McCain's momentum could make the battle for the Commonwealth a close one.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Nashua, NH/Last Week;]
[SUPER=01-Andy Parker/McCain Volunteer;23]
[SUPER=01-Jim Maye/McCain SW VA Chairman;48]
[SUPER=@Scott1;58]
[SUPER=01-Ed Lynch/Bush Rke. Co. Chairman;1:17]
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[OUT Q=Scott Goldberg, News 7]

((
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[SOT]
[IN Q=nat]

((NATSOUND: MCCAIN IN NEW HAMPSHIRE.)) [RUNS01]
[OUT Q=]


When he crushed George W. Bush in New Hampshire...
Then launched a crusade for the rest of the America's votes ...
John McCain may have turned Virginia into a real battleground.
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[SOT 3:24:24]
[IN Q=figured that]

((ANDY PARKER/MCCAIN VOLUNTEER: FIGURED THAT NOW THERE WAS GOING TO BE A RACE ON.)) [RUNS03]
[OUT Q=a race on]


Andy Parker is McCain's new Henry County campaign coordinator ... enlisting after the war hero-turned presidential candidate took New Hampshire.
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[SOT 3:24:31]
[IN Q=pulled up]

((ANDY PARKER/MCCAIN VOLUNTEER: PULLED UP THE MCCAIN 2000 WEBSITE, MADE A CONTRIBUTION, AND I THOUGHT I MIGHT AS WELL PUT MY MOUTH WHERE MY MONEY IS NOW.)) [RUNS09]
[OUT Q=MONEY IS NOW]


And Parker is not alone.
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[SOT 3:16:51]
[IN Q=it went]

((JIM MAYE: IT WENT FROM ABOUT ONE A WEEK TO ABOUT 20 A DAY.)) [RUNS03]
[OUT Q=20 DAY]


McCain's Southwest Virginia chairman says his phone is ringing off the hook ... as Republicans move from the sidelines to the front line.
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[SOT 3:17:33]
[cover this sot with video??]
[IN Q=new hampshire]

((MAYE: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUT IT IN A NEW PERSPECTIVE.)) [RUNS03]
[OUT Q=NEW PERSPECTIVE]
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[SOT 3:17:20]
[IN Q=THERE WERE]

((MAYE: THERE WERE MANY PEOPLE WHO LIKED MCCAIN BUT FELT LIKE IT WAS PRETTY MUCH AN UPHILL BATTLE.)) [RUNS08]
[OUT Q=UPHILL BATTLE]
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[SOT]

[STANDUP]
[IN Q=and VIRGINIA is]

((SCOTT GOLDBERG: AND VIRGINIA IS -- STILL -- AN UPHILL BATTLE FOR MCCAIN. BUSH ISN'T JUST SPENDING MORE MONEY HERE. HE'S BEEN ENDORSED BY GOVERNOR GILMORE, SENATOR WARNER ... AND IS THE DARLING OF THE STATE'S REPUBLICAN ESTABLISHMENT.)) [RUNS12]
[OUT Q=ESTABLISHMENT]
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[SOT nats "ed lynch" tape 6:31]
[IN Q=QUICK natsound]

((BUSH FOR PRESIDENT.)) [RUNS01]
[OUT Q=]


That's why embers of Bush's extensive campaign network say they don't worry about their candidate losing ground.
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[SOT 3:14:10]
[IN Q=he's got]

((ED LYNCH: HE'S GOT THE SUPPORT OF CONSERVATIVE REPUBLICANS. THEY VOTE IN THE LARGEST NUMBERS IN THE PRIMARY. THAT'S GOING TO SUPPORT US ON FEBRUARY 29TH.)) [RUNS13]
[OUT Q=29TH]


But one thing Bush doesn't have is momentum ... something that keeps building for McCain ... whose backers here say the battle for Virginia has just begun.
Scott Goldberg, News-7.))
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[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=NONE]


The first services in three weeks. Still ahead, do parishioners make up for lost time at the collection plate.
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[VO-NAT]


And Roanoke responds to these recent complaints about neighborhood drug activity. That story is next.
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[First-Wx]
[TALENT=Robin]
[SS=NONE]WEATHER CENTER

[WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER STORY TOMORROW FORECAST

[COMMERCIAL][City-Council]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=99-52 1:08:24]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Council]


Roanoke city officials say they've heard residents' complaints about drug activity in city neighborhoods.
Today, they approved one new ordinance, and promised to fight the problem on many different fronts.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Jan. 18; ]


Neighborhood leaders rallied in Lee Plaza last month, and they encouraged city council to consider using public nuisance laws to target problem properties.
Today, they returned to thank city officials for their efforts to address the problem.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Without this, we'd be going downhill]

((THOMAS DANNEL: WITHOUT THIS WE'D BE GOING DOWN HILL, BUT IT LOOKS LIKE WE'RE ON THE UPSIDE.)) ((JEFF ARTIS: AND WE WOULD LIKE TO THANK YOU FOR WORKING WITH US TO TRY TO ALLEVIATE A PROBLEM THAT IS KILLING OUR NEIGHBORHOODS.))
[SUPER=07-Thomas Dannel; :00]
[SUPER=07-Jeff Artis; :10]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=killing our neighborhoods.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/April 1998; ]


Today, there was more fallout from environmental problems at the Roanoke Public Works Service Center.
City Council approved a settlement with the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality. It calls for a civil penalty and community service projects that will add another 525- thousand dollars to the cost of the cleanup.
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[Bank-Merger]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=99-47 TC1:56:17]
[GRAPHIC=Banking]


Two banks serving our region are merging. When the deal is done, B-B-and-T will gain a much larger banking presence in West Virginia and parts of Virginia.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville]


The bank is merging with One Valley Bank, which will become part of the B-B-and-T system.
One Valley is West Virginia's largest bank-holding company. It also serves parts of central and southwest Virginia.
A B-B-and-T spokeswoman says the "One Valley" name will disappear NEXT February.

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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A Roanoke-based dairy is likely to be making business news tomorrow.
Valley Rich Dairy is expected to announce it is being purchased by Dairy Farmers of America, a company based in Kansas City.
Official details will be released tomorrow.


[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


A familiar pattern on Wall Street today ... tech stocks UP, blue chips DOWN. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE ]
[RUNS=:25]
[SUPER=x5102;]
[SUPER=430-y/58.01/10905.79/x/77.29/4321.43;]


The Dow lost 58 points, but NASDAQ rose another 77 to a record close.
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[SUPER=434-ha/17/ig/54e/ha/31/i@/60d/i1a/55@;][Church-Money]



[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=tte]
[TAPE#=99-51 1:07:19]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Many churches held their first service in three weeks yesterday, since snow cancelled services the last two Sundays. Pastors say people were excited to see each other again. But were they as happy to see the collection plate... enough to make up for two missed Sundays? Tina Tenret set out to find out.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The Maple Street Baptist Church]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Vater Colbert/Pastor; :22]
[SUPER=01-Rick Elmore/Pastor; :53]
[SUPER=@Tina1; 1:04]
[RUNS=1:16]
[OUT Q=Tina Tenret News7]

The Maple Street Baptist Church cancelled services TWO snowy weekends. Even with this past Sunday's offerings, the church is short about 10-thousand-dollars. That not only dents building plans for a new church in this inner-city neighborhood -- But it will also hurt the cold and hungry who come here for help.
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[SOT 1:31:17]
[SOT 1:29:59]
[IN Q=WE HAVE]

((VATER COLBERT/PASTOR: WE HAVE TO START TURNING PEOPLE DOWN. BUTT BUTT BUTT PEOPLE THAT RECEIVE CUTOFF LETTERS ... EVICTION NOTICES.))
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=EVICTION NOTICES]

Pastor Colbert calls it human nature: people don't save two weeks' worth of offerings to give the next Sunday. But at Cave Spring Baptist Church in Roanoke County -- the one that just spent more than three-million-dollars on renovation -- people doubled their giving.
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[SOT 3:06:47]
[SOT 3:24:15]
[IN Q=That's exciting]

((RICK ELMORE/PASTOR: THAT'S EXCITING. PEOPLE'S HEARTS WERE MOVED. WE DID NOT HAVE TO DO A FINANCIAL PUSH. THEY JUST CAME THROUGH SO I'M REAL PLEASED WITH OUR PEOPLE. BUTT BUTT BUTT TINA TENRET/NEWS7: MOST OF THE PASTORS I TALKED TO SAID COLLECTING THIS MONEY WOULD NOT BE A PROBLEM. THEY SAID EITHER PEOPLE HAD ALREADY MADE UP THE DIFFERENCE, OR THESE PASTORS HAD FAITH THAT THEY WOULD. TINA TENRET NEWS7.))
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[OUT Q=NEWS7]







[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]

Coming up tonight in sports, highlights from the final round of the Pebble Beach Pro Am. Some big college hoops are on tap for tonight.
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[VO-NAT]

And Steve Mason takes us to Christiansburg - a place fast becoming on the wrestling mecca of the state.
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[S-Golf]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=sp-52 12621tc]
[GRAPHIC=PGA TOUR]

The final round of the Pebble Beach Pro Am was finally completed today. Rain and high winds delayed the tournament on Thursday, thus pushing the final round to today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pebble Beach, CA./CBS; :00]

Tiger Woods needed to make up seven shots to have a shot at winning his sxith straight PGA event. On the 15th hole, Tiger rolls in the eagle from the fairway to get within two shots of rookie Matt Gogel. Lightning never strikes twice, or does it. On the 16th Tiger with the approach for another eagle - but it just barely misses. Finally, on 18 he strokes in the birdie putt to win his sixth straight PGA tournament.
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[WIPE TO PINNACLE 1000] _________ finished second. You can watch the final round or tape it later tonight at 2:08am when the final round coverage airs on WDBJ-7
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[S-Sanders]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-51 4922tc]
[GRAPHIC=COWBOYS]


The Dallas Cowboys are expected to cut Deion Sanders later this year, and the all pro says that's fine with him.


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Landover, MD/September 12, 1999; :00]

Deion would cost the Cowboys $12 point 7 million dollars if he plays in Dallas next season, and he says he is ready to move on and play somewhere else. He hopes to land with a Super Bowl contender. The Cowboys are also disappoined he is returning to baseball.
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[S-Hokies]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-46 1:57:58]
[GRAPHIC=Tech hoops]


Virginia Tech and Old Dominion hook up tonight at seven o'clock at Cassell Coliseum in a men's non-conference basketball clash between two state rivals.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]


The Hokies are 4 and 5 in the Atlantic 10, 10 and 11 overall. One area Tech is working to improve on is rebounding. The Hokies are last in the A-10 on the glass, averaging 31.3 boards a game.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="whether]
[SUPER=01-Ricky Stokes/Virginia Tech Head Coach; :00]

((RICKY STOKES/VIRGINIA TECH HEAD COACH:WHETHER IT'S JUST A SIMPLE THING LIKE BOXING OUT AND I THINK WE'VE BEEN HURT BY LONG REBOUNDS. I THINK OUR GUARDS HAVE TO DO A BETTER JOB OF RUNNING DOWN LONG REBOUNDS AND NOT BE AS CONCERNED ABOUT GOING ON TRANSITION AND JUST GATHERING THE BALL.))
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=...gathering the ball"]
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[S-Roanoke]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-49 13102TC]
[GRAPHIC=ODAC]


After falling to the nation's top ranked team, the Hampden-Sydney Tigers this past Saturday, the Roanoke College Maroons must regroup in a hurry.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Last Saturday; :00]

Tonight they are in Lynchburg playing a rejuvenated Hornets team that is much better than the Lynchburg team Roanoke beat by 20 way back in December.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=FIRST AUDIO]
[SUPER=01-Page Moir/Roanoke College Head Coach; :00]

((PAGE MOIR: THEY ARE GONNA BE READY FOR US. THEY ARE GOING TO BE ONE OF THE HOT TEAMS GOING INTO THE TOURNAMENT IF THEY KEEP PLAYING THE WAY THEY ARE NOW. IT'S GOING TO BE A GUT CHECK FOR US ON MONDAY.))
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=...gut check on Monday."]
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[S-Wrestle]


[ANCHOR=MIke]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-54 1:22 :10]
[GRAPHIC=Wrestling]

Christiansburg will be ranked number one in the state in tomorrow's group 2A poll after beating Grundy over the weekend. Head coach Kevin Dresser's new Hawkeye Hall complex should ensure success for years to come. Steve Mason explains.

(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=first audio]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Kevin Dresser/Hawkeye Hall Founder; :15]
[SUPER=01-Ronnie Crist/Christiansburg Wrestler; :41]
[SUPER=01-Tommy Cain/14 Year Old Wrestler; 1:04]
[SUPER=@Steve1; 1:22]
[RUNS=1:33]
[OUT Q=news 7 sports"]
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((The 6000 foot facility in the Christiansburg area opened in October of 1999. Kevin Dresser purchased the building for the Hawkeye East Wrestling Club. The rec program contains around 100 kids from kindergarten up to 12th grade. ((KEVIN DRESSER/HAWKEYE HALL FOUNDER & DIRECTOR:IT'S JUST HARD TO FIND A PLACE TO WRESTLE CAUSE MATS ARE A BIG LIABILITY JUST TO KEEP THEM IN PLACE AND TO HAVE TO MOVE THEM AROUND IS A PAIN IN THE REAR, SO WE WANTED TO GET OUR OWN FACILITY AND THAT'S WHAT WE'VE DONE AND IT'S GIVEN KIDS THE OPPORTUNITY TO WRESTLE YEAR AROUND.))
Twice a week, wrestlers from Hawkeye East, the Blue Demon Wrestling Club, and grapplers from Pulaski, Floyd, Blacksburg and Rural Retreat High Schools learn about wrestling and life. ((RONNIE CRIST/CHRISTIANSBURG 145 POUND CLASS:IT GIVES PEOPLE MOTIVATION TO DO SOMETHING INSTEAD OF SITTIN AT HOME AND GETTING IN TROUBLE AND I THINK IT GIVES PEOPLE A GOAL TO SET AND I THINK IT'S GOOD IN LIFE TO SET GOALS NOW AND YOU LEARN HOW TO SET GOALS WHEN YOU'RE OLDER.))
Wrestling is just the beginning. At a cost of 200 dollars a year, Kids have access to top notch instruction ((NAT SOUND ONE MORE AND THEN YOU'RE GONNA GO DO IT.))
,video games and a family like atmosphere.)) ((TOMMY CAIN/14 YEAR OLD WRESTLER:YOU DON'T HAVE ENOUGH MONEY TO BUY SOMETHING THEY WILL BUY IT FOR YOU, OR DO SOMETHING LIKE THAT FOR YOU SO YOU DON'T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT NOTHING. ESPECIALLY WITH OUR YOUTH PROGRAMS THAT ARE RUN IN THE EVENING RIGHT NOW WE'LL HAVE 20 OR 30 PARENTS HERE WATCHING PRACTICE SO WE GOT A LOT GOING ON HERE BESIDES WRESTLING HERE)) ((STEVE MASON:WHILE DREAMS ARE BEING REALIZED HERE THERE IS A REALITY. TRY A FOUR THOUSAND DOLLAR A MONTH MORTGAGE THAT DRESSER MUST PAY. HOW DOES HE DO IT? BINGO TWICE A WEEK. IN CHRISTIANSBURG, STEVE MASON NEWS 7 SPORTS.))



[S-Nascar]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
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[GO TO PINNACLE PAGE 1023] And it's early in the week to start planning, but we hope you can join News 7 Sports this Saturday night at seven for our first NASCAR 2000 half special of the year. We'll get you ready for the upcoming season and Sunday's Bud Shootout right here on WDBJ-7.
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