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[TALENT=Keith]

Coming right up on NEWS 7 at SIX, you'll hear from the father of a murder suspect in the death of Tara Munsey.
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And the day after they find the body of an eight-year old girl- -folks around Shipman are grieving over Jackie Holden's death.
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[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Tonight on News 7 sports, Cave Spring sophomore J.J. Redick gets a huge honor. We'll check on some afternoon tournament action from the RVD. Plus, the Braves open camp at Disney.
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And the Express loses its top scorer, Dion Del Monte after he and Mike Peron are called up to Providence.
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Our mild stretch continues for at least another week. Perhaps a few showers tomorrow. Weather details ahead. [open]
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[Missing-Girl]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=00-03 36:50]
[GRAPHIC=Holden]


It was not the ending anyone had hoped for.
A two- day search ended last night when eight- year- old Jackie Holden's body was found in a ravine about four miles from her home near Shipman.
[Double Boxes=Keith & Steve/Microwave]


Steve Smallshaw has been covering this story for us. How are the family and the community dealing with all this today?
[Live=Steve Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=@ssm1;]
[SUPER=05-Lynchburg;]


Keith, as much as that massive search was a community effort, so is the entire county grieving tonight over Jackie Holden's death.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Just 24 hours]
[SUPER=03-Nelson Co./Yesterday; :00]
[SUPER=01-Henry Conner/Holden Family Friend; :17]
[SUPER=01-Nina Garrett/Rockfish River E.S. Principal; :52]
[SUPER=01-Emma Vaughan/School Counselor; 1:02]
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[OUT Q=it has sunk in.]


(( Just 24 hours earlier, the road to the Holden family home had been a beehive of activity.. on Wednesday it was eerily quiet.
The scores of searchers and volunteers are gone, leaving family members alone with their grief.
[SOT 00:40:04]

((HENRY CONNER/HOLDEN FAMILY FRIEND: THEY'RE GOING THROUGH THE FIVE OR SIX STAGES OF GRIEF AND THEY'RE STILL AT NUMBER ONE, DENIAL, AND THAT TYPE OF THING. WE JUST WANT TO BE PART OF THE HEALING PROCESS AS BEST WE CAN.))
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[OUT Q=best we can.]


Jackie Holden had been a second- grader at Rockfish River Elementary School.
The flags there are at half- staff, but spirits are even lower.
Faculty and students already had been mourning the loss of an assistant principal, killed in a car accident over the weekend.
Jackie's death has brought another wave of flowers and a new set of ribbons.. pink this time, her favorite color.


[SOT 00:45:44]

((NINA GARRETT/ROCKFISH RIVER E.S. PRINCIPAL: BUT IT'S A VERY SAD SITUATION FOR US. MY FACULTY IS DEVASTATED BUT THEY'RE VERY PROFESSIONAL AND THEY'RE VERY CHILD- ORIENTED AND SO THEY'VE BEEN WORKING VERY HARD TO DEAL WITH THE SITUATION.))
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[SOT 00:53:21]

((EMMA VAUGHAN/SCHOOL COUNSELOR: AND THE OLDER KIDS I THINK WERE OKAY, BUT THE SMALLER KIDS ARE THE ONES THAT WE'RE WORRIED ABOUT, JACKIE'S CLASSROOM. AND I LIKE I SAY, I'M NOT REALLY SURE NOW THAT IT HAS SUNK IN.))
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[OUT Q=it has sunk in.]))
[Live=Steve Full/Microwave]
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Nelson County authorities say there is "no" evidence of any foul play and that it appeared Jackie Holden died of exposure.
[Double Boxes=Keith & Steve/Microwave]


An autopsy was performed today, but the state medical examiner is waiting on toxicology reports before he rules on the exact cause of death.


[Munsey-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=00-01 46:07]
[GRAPHIC=Thomas]


Link Thomas is devastated over his son's arrest... at the same time he says his heart goes out to the family of Tara Munsey.
[Double Boxes=Keith & Teresa/Newsroom]


This afternoon he spoke to Teresa Hamilton who's in our newsroom.
[Live=Teresa full/Newsroom]
[SUPER=@Teresa1;]


Keith, when Jeff Thomas was arrested no one was as shocked as his father and stepmother... who say the Jeff Thomas they know is a devoted father to his five year old daughter and NOT a murderer.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I love him]
[SUPER=01-Link Thomas/Jeff Thomas' Father; :00]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski Co./February 11;]
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[OUT Q=may be.]
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[in q=I love]

((LINK THOMAS/JEFF THOMAS' FATHER: I LOVE HIM VERY MUCH AND I'M GLAD THE LAST FEW DAYS THAT HE WAS ABLE TO SPEND THEM WITH ME BEFORE HE WAS ARRESTED.))
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[OUT Q=WAS ARRESED.]


Link Thomas hasn't been able to work since his son's arrest last week on capital murder charges.
Thomas says his son told him he was a suspect in the crime but says he never acted worried... but admits his son is a man of few words.
However, Jeff's stepmother, Martha, says Jeff looked her in the eye and told her he was innocent.
Prayer is what's holding the close knit family together.
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[in q=My prayer]

((MY PRAYER AND HEARTS GO OUT TO HE MUNSEY FAMILY, AS WELL, AND IN REALITY, I'M FACING, YOU KNOW, UNLESS THERE'S A CHANGE IN THINGS, I MAY LOOSE A SON AND IT'S VERY HARD ON EVERYBODY.))
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[OUT Q= ON EVERYBODY.]


Jeff had been staying with his father and stepmother at their Roanoke County home just prior to his arrest... because he did not feel comfortable in the New River Valley because he's was apparently being watched by investigators.
Whatever the case-- the Thomas' were just glad to have the time with their son.
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[in q= The only]

((THE ONLY THING WE CAN ALL DO IS JUST PRAY AND PUT OUR TRUST IN THE LORD THAT HE GIVE US THE STRENGTH WHATEVER THE OUTCOME MAY BE.))
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[out q= may be.]
[Live=Teresa full/Newsroom]


The Thomas' believe their son knows something about the crime but do NOT believe he is capable of murder.
[Double Boxes=Keith & Teresa/Newsroom]


However, at this time, Keith, sources say Jeff Thomas is their only suspect.

[Casteel]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=99-49 1:43:24]
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The best evidence in the case of the Roanoke County firefighter accused of trying to kill his wife may have come from Philip Casteel himself.
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[SUPER=03-Floyd/January]


The 31-year old defendant waved his preliminary hearing today, but the prosecutor says Casteel has made certain statements to the investigator working the case.
Casteel is accused of cutting the brake line on the family vehicle. It was cut with a knife in three places, says Commonwealth's Attorney Gino Williams. The prosecutor says "Casteel's own statements" link him to the crime, though Williams won't elaborate.
Casteel is also charged with child neglect, because the three children were in the van with KIMBERLY Casteel when the brakes failed as she was backing down their steep driveway.
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[Sodomy]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=equ]
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It's the closest Virginia lawmakers have come to changing the state's centuries-old sodomy law.
But a bill that would change oral or anal sex from a felony to just a misdemeanor was killed today by a Senate committee.
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[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


The Virginia Assembly of Independent Baptists urged the committee to "strengthen the moral fiber of the Commonwealth" by killing the bill.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=If a married]
[SOT 15:16:12]

((SEN. DICK SASLAW/D-FAIRFAX: IF A MARRIED COUPLE HAS ORAL SEX, DO YOU THINK THEY SHOULD GO TO PRISON?))
[SOT 15:16:30]

((JACK KNAPP/VA. ASSEMBLY OF INDEP. BAPTISTS: YOU KNOW AND I KNOW THAT THERE ARE NO POLICE IN THE BEDROOM.))
[SUPER=01-Sen. Dick Saslaw/(D) Springfield; ]
[SUPER=01-Jack Knapp/Va. Assembly of Indep. Baptists; :06]
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[OUT Q=in the bedroom.]
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A Richmond woman in a wheelchair testified for the bill-- saying the only sexual intimacy she can have would break the law.
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[IN Q=Under Virginia]
[sot 15:14:06]

((LOREE ERICKSON/SUPPORTS BILL: UNDER VIRGINIA STATE LAW I AM A FELON. THE CRIMES AGAINST NATURE LAW DISCRIMINATES AGAINST ME BECAUSE IT DOES NOT LEGALLY ALLOW ME TO EXPERIENCE BEING SEXUALLY INTIMATE WITH ANOTHER PERSON. UNDISPUTEDLY, THIS IS ONE OF THE MAJOR JOYS OF LIFE.))
[SUPER=01-Loree Erickson/Bill Supporter;]
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[OUT Q=joys of life.]
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[VO-NAT]


The bill was killed when the chairman of Virginia's Republican party made a motion to pass it by indefinitely.
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[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Police officers under investigation. Still ahead on News 7, you'll see it's linked to a pyramid sceme in Southside.

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And a former president stumps in Salem as Virginia takes center stage ... for a week.
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[COMMERCIAL][President-Bush]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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The Republican presidential candidates may be focusing on Super Tuesday, but John McCain's success in Michigan and Arizona has raised the stakes in Virginia's primary next week.
Today, Salem was on the campaign trail as former President George Bush rallied Republicans for his son. Joe Dashiell reports on his visit.
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[IN Q=Though seven years out of office]
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((Though seven years out of office, George Bush received a President's welcome at the Salem Civic Center.
He delivered a forceful defense of his son's campaign, and the GOP leadership that has lined up in support.
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[IN Q=You know some people say]

((YOU KNOW SOME PEOPLE SAY THAT THIS IS THE ESTABLISHMENT. ALL OF THESE PEOPLE ARE SUPPORTING OUR SON. AND SOME SAY IT'S THE ESTABLISHMENT. I SAY THE PEOPLE WHO HAVE CHANGED VIRGINIA FOR THE BETTER AND WE ARE PROUD TO HAVE THEIR SUPPORT. AND I'M NOT EMBARASSED BY IT OR ASHAMED BY IT.))
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[OUT Q=or ashamed by it.]


Bush said he was disappointed, but not deterred by tuesday's results in Michigan and Arizona.
Flanked by a dozen veterans and Fifth District Congressman Virgil Goode, Bush discounted the possibility that Democrats and Independents will complicate Virginia's open primary .
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[IN Q=It's a function of the ]

((IT'S A FUNCTION OF THE REPUBLICAN PARTY TO PICK THE REPUBLICAN NOMINEE AND I BELIEVE IF WE GET SOME REPUBLICANS TO GO IN AND VOTE IN VIRGINIA, I BELIEVE GEORGE WILL WIN HERE JUST AS HE DID IN SOUTH CAROLINA, JUST AS HE DID IN IOWA.))
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[OUT Q=as he did in Iowa.]


The candidates are looking ahead to March 7th, when California, New York and eleven other states will hold primaries and caucuses, but Bush said he believes Virginia will be an important stepping stone toward Super Tuesday and the Republican nomination for President.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Salem))

[McCain]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=equ]
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Senator John McCain's campaign in Virginia is flying high.
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The Virginia volunteers say plans for their candidate to hit the Commonwealth this weekend are now unlikely-- because as McCain picks up steam, he's concentrating on bigger states where he's got a better shot.
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[IN Q=If I had to]
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((PAUL GALANTI/MCCAIN'S VIRGINIA CHAIRMAN: IF I HAD TO OFFER A COMMENT TO REPUBLICANS IN VIRGINIA I'D REMIND THEM THAT THE LAST PRE-ANNOINTED CANDIDATE THAT THEY SENT IN AGAINST THE DEMOCRATS IS NOW SELLING VIAGRA.))
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[OUT Q=selling Viagra.]
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Much of Virginia's Republican establishment has already endorsed Bush.
But the wild card in Virginia is that the Tuesday primary is open to all voters-- and the McCain campaign is openly wooing Democrats and Independents.

[Hogan]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=jmc]
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Businessman Don Hogan has entered the race for Roanoke City Council.
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Hogan's running as a Republican.
He says current council members lack respect because they've ignored people's concerns.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=You can learn]
(DON HOGAN/R- CANDIDATE FOR CITY COUNCIL: YOU CAN LEARN A LOT BY LISTENING, SOMETHING THIS CITY COUNCIL HAS FAILED TO D

O. I KNOW HOW TO KEEP IN TOUCH WITH ROANOKE AND ITS PEOPLE.)
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[OUT Q=and its people.]
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Republicans meet tomorrow night to pick candidates for mayor and the three council seats.
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Wall Street's split personality made another appearance today. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE ]
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The Dow fell 79 points, while NASDAQ surged 168 points to cinch another record.

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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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News 7 has confirmed that some police officers are under investigation ... for involvement in an alleged pyramid scheme that is still the talk of Southside.
Danville's police chief is now speaking publicly .. in efforts, he says, to stand up for his department.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith & Surae/Microwave]

Surae Chinn has that story from our Danville Newsroom.
[Live=Surae Full]
[SUPER=19-Surae/Chinn;]
[SUPER=05-Danville;]

Keith, Chief Neal Morris says accusations against him are unfounded.
He says it's all about greed and that people are picking on the police department and their families in order to discredit the investigation and the department.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I think there]
[SUPER=01-Neal Morris/Danville Police Chief; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ray Caudle/Danville Resident; :54]
[SUPER=01-Mary Ann Graves/Danville Resident; 1:04]
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[OUT Q=something for nothing.]
[SOT 1:21:26]

((NEAL MORRIS/DANVILLE POLICE CHIEF: I THINK THERE ARE A LOT OF RUMORS FLOATING AROUND THAT I'M INVOLVED AND ALL ALONG I SAID I AM NOT))
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Danville Police Chief Neal Morris says he's not involved in an alleged pyramid scheme but as to his department and his family he won't say.
[SOT=1:22:40]
[IN=Just as]

((NEAL MORRIS/CHIEF: JUST AS WE HAVE NOT COMMENTED ON ANYONE WAIT UNTIL INVESTIGATION IS COMPLETED.))
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Sources tell News 7, some Danville police officers, their families, and some family members close to the Chief are involved with the gifting program.
Because of this, and with people complaining about the fairness of the investigation, the chief himself called on the Virginia State Police to do an independent probe.
One thing is for sure about the winner's team gifting program, it's on the minds of many here in Danville and Pittsylvania County.
[SOT=1:44:47]
[IN Q= It's absolutely]

((RAY CAUDLE/DANVILLE RESIDENT: IT'S ABSOLUTELY THE TALK OF THE TOWN THE THING THAT GETS ME PEOPLE ARE GOING FOR IT AND GIVING TO A TOTAL STRANGER THAT'S WHAT AMAZES ME))
[RUNS=08]
[SOT=1:45:31]
[IN Q= It really]

((MARY ANN GRAVES/DANVILLE RESIDENT: IT REALLY IS THE TOPIC OF CONVERSATION GET RICH AUTOMATICALLY GET SOMETHING FOR NOTHING))
[RUNS=10]
[LIVE=Surae Full]
[SUPER=05-Danville;]

But that is not keeping people out of the program. The Chief says there are so many people involved it's going to take a while to complete the investigation. He does say there are a lot of people out there who lost a lot of money in the whole deal, Keith.

[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
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Coming up tonight on News 7 sports high school tournament basketball highlights are on the way, along with news of a national honor for J.J. Redick. The Express will be skating shorthanded tonight.
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[VO-NAT]

And the Braves open camp at Disney World.
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[S-Girls]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-52]
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The Salem Civic Center, the valley's basketball mecca, is hosting four Roanoke Valley district quarerfinal games today. The first girls' game got underway at 3:30
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Fleming vs. Cave Spring; :00]

as the Cave Spring Knights hooked up with the William Fleming Colonels. Cave was down by five at the half. But the Knights would rally to take their first lead in the fourth quarter when Jessica Caldwell hit this pull-up jumper. Fleming would fight back with Tonia Brown spots up and knocks down this three point basket to make ot 30-to-29 Colonels. Fleming would keep the pressure on as Teontae Henderson drives and scores with 2 minutes to play.
[super=33-Cave Spring/36/William Fleming/34;]

But with just over a minute to play Caldwell would hit this jumper to propel Cave Spring to a 36-to-34 win over Fleming.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=WE WON...]
[SUPER=01-Linda Long/Cave Spring Head Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=...able to do that."]
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[S-Boys]


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[WIPE TO ENG#!!!!!!!!!]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Fleming vs. Franklin Co.; :00]

The second game of the afternoon session had Franklin County looking to upset the Fleming boys. But the Colonels came out smoking hitting their first four shots of the game to open up an early cushion. And when Jermaine Hardy pulled up and drained this jump shot the Colonels were on top 8 to nothing. The Eagles got hot from the outside, as well. Nathan Angle hits two three pointers to get Franklin County back in the game.
[SUPER=33-William Fleming/57/Franklin Co./43/Fourth ;]

But Fleming keeps stroking from the perimeter. Cedric Preston bottoms out the three and Fleming leads it 57-to-43 in the 4th.
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[S-Redick]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-58 1:14:15]
[GRAPHIC=RVD tournament]


Tonight at eight, Cave Spring plays Patrick Henry in another RVD tournament game.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]

J.J. Redick recently accepted an invitation to play in the USA Basketball Olympic Youth Development Festival June 17th through the 21st in Colorado Springs Colorado. He is one of 48 players invited.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="it's ]
[SUPER=01-J.J. Redick/RVD Leading Scorer; :00]

((J.J. REDICK/RVD LEADING SCORER:IT IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY. I AM VERY BLESSED BY THE TALENT I'VE BEEN GIVEN. I THANK THE LORD EVERYDAY FOR IT. I THANK COACH HICKS AND MY FAMILY FOR SUPPORTING ME IN WHATEVER I'VE DONE.))
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[OUT Q=...whatever i've done"]
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[VO-NAT]


Redick is averaging 23.5 points a game. He is also the Knights leader in assists and third leading rebounder.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="His defense]

((BILLY HICKS/CAVE SPRING HEAD COACH:HIS DEFENSE HAS IMPROVED, HE'S SHOT SELECTION HAS IMPROVED AND THAT'S JUST THIS SEASON. ATHLETICALLY, HE'S BETTER THAN HE WAS, BIGGER, STRONGER, FASTER, THAT TYPE OF THING. LIKE I SAID BEFORE, HE'S MADE EVERYONE AROUND HIM BETTER.))
[SUPER=01-Billy Hicks/Cave Spring Head Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=.....around him better"]
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More from J.J. and his Knights teammates at 11 on Hometown Hoops Weekly.

[S-Express]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-62 (02:00)]
[GRAPHIC=ExpressToledo]


The Roanoke Express will be shorthanded for tonight's game at the Roundhouse against the Toledo Storm.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday; :]


The team's leading scorer forward Dion Del Monte was called up today to the American Hockey League's Providence Bruins.
He will also miss Friday and Saturday's road games..
To make matters worse, Mike Peron, the team's toughest player pound for pound also was called up to Providence and he too is out for the next three games.
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[TALEN=Mike]
[GRAPHIC=Hold Logo]


The team will have to play tonight with 6 defenseman and 8 forwards, 2 fewer forwards than usual.
Roanoke has 9 consecutive home wins the longest in the E-C-H-L this season.

[S-Storm]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-57 14431]
[GRAPHIC=TOLEDO/ROANOKE]

But keeping that streak in tact tonight will not be that easy with Peron's defensive talents. Toledo skates in with the league's top scorer in Andrew Williamson. Already this year, he has 51 goals and 25 assists.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=well,you gotta make his...]

((SCOTT GORDON: WELL, YOU HAVE TO MAKE HIS LIFE MISERABLE. WHO EVER IS GUARDING HIM NEEDS TO BE PHYSICAL. HE'S A GUY THAT COULD BE A ONE MAN SHOW. YOU DON'T WANT TO GIVE HIM TIME AND SPACE. YOU HAVE TO MAKE SURE YOU TAKE CARE OF BUSINESS AGAINST HIM.))
[SUPER=01-Scott Gordon/Express Head Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=...OF BUSINESS AGAINST HIM."]
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[S-Bodine]


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


NASCAR star Geoffrey Bodine is back home resting tonight in North Carolina. Bodine has been released from the Halifax Medical Center in Daytona just four days after somehow surviving a crash for ages.

[S-Braves]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-55 12204TC]
[GRAPHIC=BRAVES]


The Atlanta Braves opened up spring training today at the Disney sports complex in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lake Buena Vista, FL; :00]

This is the Braves third year at the complex and they only a few days to get set before playing their first game on March 3rd against Kansas City. Andres Gallaraga is back after a year off to recover from cancer, and pitcher Steve Avery also returns to team he once starred for in the 90's.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="IT'S A TRIBUTE...]

((STEVE AVERY: IT'S A TRIBUTE TO THE TEAM THAT YEAR IN AND YEAR OUT WITH NEW PLAYERS IT CAN KEEP WINNING. BUT I JUST WANT TO BUILD UP SOME ARM STRENGTH AND HOPEFULLY HELP THE TEAM BY WINNING SOME GAMES.))
[SUPER=01-Steve Avery/Back with the Braves; :00]
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[OUT Q=...for them."]
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[6PM WEATHER] [02/23/2000] [SS NONE] [ENG/FULL] LOCAL WEATHER VIDEO [ADD CHYRON/ENG/FULL] HIGHS & LOWS CURRENT STATS [CHYRON/FULL]LAKE LEVELS [CHYRON/FULL] WXSCHOOL QUESTION [AUDIO CART] [MUSIC UNDER] [COMMERCIAL] [CK/CHYRON/VIEWERNET] [CK/WXPRO]WEATHER MAPS [CK/CHYRON/5 PAGES] FORECASTS [ESS/FULL] EXTENDED FORECAST [CHYRON/FULL]WXSCHOOL QUESTION WXSCHOOL ANSWER[Forecasts]
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[SUPER=330-Variable/Cloudiness/42-44/Cloudy With/Showers Possible/60-62]
[SUPER=331-Mostly Cloudy/Light Winds/42-46/Cloudy With/Showers Possible/60-63]
[SUPER=332-Variable/Cloudiness/40-43/Widely Scattered/Showers/58-60]
[SUPER=333-Mostly/Cloudy/42-44/40% Chance/Of Showers/60-62]
[SUPER=334-Variable/Cloudiness/38-42/40% Chance/Of Showers/58-60]
[SUPER=335-Doppler radar can "see" a/developing tornado within a/cloud by detecting:/A. Funnel shaped cloud/B. Rain car

ried by wind/C. Large hail]
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[SUPER=335-Doppler radar can "see" a/developing tornado within a/cloud by detecting://B. Rain carried by wind]
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