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Coming up on News 7-
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The U-S Supreme Court deals a set back to Al Gore. Some of Virginia's staunchest Republicans make a key decisions in Roanoke today. Hundreds of folks in the Roanoke Valley lace up their shoes for a good cause.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]

Plus, Leo says a chance for freezing rain by the morning. News 7 is next.





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Florida ballot-counters get the weekend off .. But there will be little rest for George Bush and Al Gore's legal teams...
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Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.

[Election2000]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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[WRITER=mce]
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Like law students cramming for a final, Bush and Gore lawyers are busy preparing for their latest Supreme Court test.
This after the U-S Supreme Court halted the hand counting of ballots in Florida. Terisa Estacio has the latest from Tallahassee.
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[SUPER=703-Tallahassee, FL;:00]
[SUPER=701-James Baker/Bush Campaign Advisor;]
[SUPER=701-David Boies/Gore Attorney;]
[SUPER=707-Terisa Estacio;]
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[OUT Q=Standard Out]

((JUST HOURS AFTER THE HAND COUNTING BEGAN, FLORIDA ELECTION WORKERS WERE TOLD TO PACK UP -- AND HEAD ON HOME. THAT'S BECAUSE THE U.S. SUPREME COURT ABRUPTLY STOPPED THE MANUAL RECOUNT OF SOME 45-THOUSAND QUESTIONABLE BALLOTS. THE JUSTICES ARE NOW SET TO HEAR ORAL ARGUMENTS ON THE ISSUE MONDAY MORNING.
JAMES BAKER/BUSH CAMPAIGN ADVISOR: E ARE EXTREMELY GRATIFIED THAT THE U.S. SUPREME COURT HAS ONCE AGAIN ECOGNIZED OR SEEN WHAT WE THINK ARE SOME VERY SERIOUS DIFFICIENCIES IN HE WAY THE PROCESS HAS BEEN CONDUCTED."
IN THE HIGH COURT'S 5-TO-4 DECISION, JUSTICE ANTONIN SCALIA SAID GEORGE W. BUSH HAD A SUBSTANTIAL PROBABILITY OF SUCCESS IN THE CASE. BUT AL ORE'S LAWYERS SAY STOPPING THE HAND COUNT IS NOT THE ANSWER.
DAVID BOIES/GORE ATTORNEY: WE THINK THE RIGHT WAY TO LOOK AT IT IS THE WAY THE FOUR DISSENTING JUSTICES LOOKED AT IT, WHICH IS THAT THE LEGITIMACY OF ANY PRESIDENT THAT IS ELECTED IS GOING TO BE IMPAIRED UNLESS THE AMERICAN PEOPLE UNDERSTAND THAT THERE'S BEEN A FULL AND FAIR COUNT."

ELECTION OFFICIALS IN DOZENS OF FLORIDA COUNTIES WERE PREPARED TO WORK RIGHT THROUGH THE WEEKEND REVIEWING THOUSANDS OF PUNCH CARD BALLOTS. BUT WITH THAT PROCESS NOW ON HOLD --
THE ATTENTION SHIFTS BACK TO THE U.S. SUPREME COURT ... WHICH APPEARS TO BE AS DIVIDED AS THE PROTESTERS OUTSIDE ITS DOORS.
TERISA ESTACIO: ))


[Blackwell]


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The national committee man for Virginia Republicans says the party needs to expect what he calls "ruthless" behavior from Democrats nationwide.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

R-N-C member Morton Blackwell of northern Virginia says he would "put nothing past" Gore supporters -- and wants to protect Bush electors from bribery or intimidation.
Blackwell has pitched a potential lawsuit to the national party.
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((MORTON BLACKWELL/REPUBLICAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE: THAT WE CANVASS OUR ELECTORS ACROSS THE COUNTRY AND LOOK TO FIND SOMEBODY WHO HAS BEEN THREATENED OR IS THE SUBJECT OF A BRIBE OFFER. AND THEN FOR US VERY PROMPTLY AS A NATIONAL PARTY TO FILE SUIT AGAINST THAT PERSON, AND DEMAND THAT THEY BE PROSECUTED UNDER THE FEDERAL BRIBERY STATUTES, WHICH DO APPLY TO PRESIDENTIAL ELECTORS, WHO ARE NATIONAL OFFICERS.))
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[OUT Q=who are national officers.]
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Blackwell says he's NOT aware of any actual bribery or intimidation... but has heard that one national Democrat has compiled information on Bush electors.

[Robb]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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Both the winner and loser in this year's Virginia race for the U-S Senate are getting down to the business of paying bills.
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[SUPER=703-McLean/Last Month]

Chuck Robb lost more than his Senate seat .. He's also out more than 300-thousand dollars. He loaned his campaign more than 600-thousand in October, but finished with about 260-thousand dollars on hand. [00-35 TC 1:31:15]
[SUPER=703-Richmond/Last Month]

Senator-elect George Allen's campaign ended with unpaid bills totaling about 220-thousand dollars, but his leftover cash amounts to about 200-thousand.
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[Hager-Earley]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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[WRITER=equ]
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Virginia's staunchest Republicans were in Roanoke today for the annual G-O-P Advance.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The Republican State Central Committee handed a small victory to party chairman Randy Forbes and Fauquier Delegate Jay Katzen-- two of the five Republicans interested in the so-called "down-ticket" offices.
The group voted to require that all candidates file for the office they're seeking by February first.
That boxes in Attorney General Mark Earley and Lieutenant Governor John Hager from dropping back from the race for governor to run again for the offices they currently hold.
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((JOHN HAGER: WELL I THINK IT'S WRONG. BUT IT'S PART OF THE OVERALL FILING DEADLINE. WE'RE NOT DOWN THERE FIGHTING IT. I JUST THINK THAT A WEEK IS AN ETERNITY IN POLITICS. AND IT'S A MISTAKE TO CLOSE ANY DOORS UNTIL YOU GET TO THE END OF THE ROAD IN WHATEVER PROCESS YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT.))
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Mark Earley did NOT oppose the February deadline... appearing confident of his chances at the top spot on the ticket.
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((MARK EARLEY/ATTORNEY GENERAL: I THINK IT'S GONNA BE A CONTEST THAT BUILDS THE PARTY. THE REPUBLICAN PARTY TODAY IS STRONGER AND MORE UNITED THAN IT HAS EVER BEEN, AND AS A MAJORITY PARTY WE'RE GONNA HAVE CONTESTS WITHIN OUR PARTY FOR SEATS.))
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The party will pick its 2001 slate at a June convention.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Teresa tosses to Leo in Weather Center

[WX1] [11:00pm] [12/09/2000] [MCU]WEATHER OFFICE [WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAP TOMORROW FORECAST

[Toss back to anchor][DUI-Checkpoint]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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Roanoke City Police are conducting their first holiday sobriety checkpoint tonight ..
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35 officers are stopping cars on the 31-hundred block of Franklin Road Southwest between Beechwood and Avenham. The checkpoint was set up at 10 p-m .. and a police spokesman reports more than 200 cars have already been stopped. A dozen tickets have been written, several cars have been towed and police report at least one person has been arrested for being a habitual offender. The police department says the site was chosen because of alcohol-related traffic crashes and drunk driving arrests in that area.
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[Manhunt-Folo]


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[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=00-37; 1:55:03]
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Virginia State Police say the teenager involved in a manhunt in Rockbridge County died from a contact gunshot wound to the right side of the head. An autopsy was performed today, but according to a state police spokesman the medical examiner would NOT clarify if the wound was self-inflicted.
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[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co./Yesterday]

19-year-old David Owen Sensabaugh escaped police custody early yesterday morning by stealing a patrol car. He was later tracked to an area about four miles west of Lexington. That's when Sensabaugh apparently fired at 45 caliber handgun at deputies, and a deputy returned fire with a shotgun.

Sensabaugh was shot in the head and side.
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[ANCHOR=TERESA]
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Family members tell News 7 Sensabaugh may have killed himself because he felt trapped and had no where else to run.





[Wallens-Ridge]


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[WRITER=tha]
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There's been another confrontation in a southwest Virginia prison involving inmates from Connecticut.
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State prison officials say the confrontation occurred at Wallens Ridge supermax prison in Wise County. A state spokesman says it happened last Sunday when about 70- prisoners refused to return to their cells after lunch.

He says guards shot "stinger" round at the protesting inmates to break it up. No inmates were seriously hurt.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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Dozens of girl scouts met in Roanoke today - and they weren't talkin' cookies. That story is still ahead on News 7 ..
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Plus the 10th-annual "Jingle Bell Run" gets hearts racing for a good cause. We'll be right back.
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[Child-Beaten]


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Investigators are calling it one of the worst cases of child abuse in California history.
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Authorities in Burbank say a 12- year old girl was kept in a "slave setting" beaten and fed table scraps for at least two years. The couple caring for the child allegedly confessed to police after the girl was found last weekend. The 12 year-old girl - who police say looked more like 7 or 8 years old - remains hospitalized.
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((DON BROWN/BURBANK POLICE DEPT.: IN MY FORTY YEARS AT THE BURBANK POLICE DEPARTMENT IT'S THE WORST CASE I'VE SEEN WHERE A CHILD WAS STILL ALIVE. ))
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Three other adolescents who lived in the house were taken into protective custody.
They were also abused, but not as badly as the girl. Police say they were punished when trying to sneak food to the youngest girl.


[Hazing-Indictment]


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A grand jury has indicted a Roanoke College graduate for allegedly pulling a gun during a hazing incident last year. According to court documents, 23-year-old Scott Adam Ashkar manhandled a fraternity pledge while drunk and pulled a gun. The college suspended the fraternity after the incident. Prosecutors say they won't extradite Ashkar from Massachusetts, but they say they will charge him on a weapons count if he returns to Salem.


[LewisGale-Run]


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This morning's chilly temperatures didn't keep hundreds from taking part in the tenth annual Jingle Bell Run Walk.
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Before the event kicked-off, the kids had a chance to make a dash for the finish line. There was also a costume contest. Proceeds from the 5-K run and one mile walk through downtown Roanoke go toward the Arthritis Foundation.
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((PAULA MITCHELL: THIS RUN IS TO BENEFIT THE ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION TO FUND BOTH PROGRAMS IN THE AREA AND ALSO RESEARCH THAT IS CRITICAL.))
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Many local companies came out to run for folks they work with.
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[Girl-Scouts]


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Some local girl scouts are taking steps to become better leaders in their community.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

Today more than 45 Senior Girl Scouts from across the area took part in the first ever Service Leadership Conference.

The girls, ages 11 to 17, learned the effects of tobacco, nutrition, and how to have a healthier life style.
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((HELEN RUTH BURCH/DIR. PROGRAM SERVICES; WE WILL HAVE THEM DESIGN COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECTS FOR YOUTH IN THE ROANOKE VALLEY USING THE TEENS AGAINST TOBACCO USE AND THE GENERATION FIT PROGRAM.))
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At the end of the conference, each scout made a commitment to use what she learned to develop a community service project.
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[Tease#2]



[ANCHOR=Teresa]
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Some soggy weather could dampen your Christmas spirit .. Leo will have the details a little later in the newscast.
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[VO-NAT]

But first, one local drama group wraps up their gift of storytelling for you this holiday season. Your front row seats are waiting for you. The curtain call - after the break.
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[Bluesy-Christmas]


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[**ANCHOR TAG**] One local drama group is singing the blues this Christmas season. And they're hoping you'll join in. Shannon Young stops by the Dumas Hotel and Music Center in Roanoke for a sneak peak at "A Bluesy Christmas on the Yard" in this week's "Time Off."
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((Concentrate on what you're doing.))
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It is 24-hours before opening night and the Dumas Drama Guild is putting the finishing touches on what the director describes as a unique holiday performance.
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[IN Q=So what you'll find...]

((So, what you'll find in "A Bluesy Christmas on the Yard" is a comic sketch by Neil Simon that's hysterically funny, you'll see a Kwanzaa celebration by Sister Rona Turner, you'll see kids modelling different things.))
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That's the first half. The second half features a shortened version of the play "The Homecoming" and an actor McAden says will charm you with his innocence.
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[IN Q=My character's name...]

((My character's name is Lionel...he's the one who goes out looking for his daddy in the cold and snow.))
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11-year old Stephen Lockett says he's not afraid to perform his solo and dance part. But that's not the case with the youngest actor in the group. 5-year old Ishmael Page says she has butterflies.
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((I'm a little nervous.))
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Her anxiety is understandable. The Guild was formed only 5 months ago. "Bluesy Christmas"will be the group's fourth performance. And McAden hopes it will stand out.
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[IN Q=The entire season...]

((The entire season is kind of set in the blues, the story's a bluesy story. Just about all of our sketches deal with pain and sorrow and suffering, so that's where the blues come in for me. It's an interesting concept. I think people will understand it once they see it.)) He's not the only one with high expectations. The young star says he wants the audience to pay attention to the play's message.
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[IN Q=I hope they...]

((I hope they learn to give to the less fortunate people and to always be kind because they might need that person later on in life.))
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[OUT Q=later on in life.]))
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[anchor=Teresa]
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"A Bluesy Christmas on the Yard" will run from Wednesday December 13th through Saturday the 16th. All proceeds will go to benefit Total Action Against Poverty.

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The Express was on the rebound last night at the Roundhouse as the Johntowns Chiefs rolled into the valley for a two game set.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Roanoke vs Johnstown; :]


Roanoke warming up on the ice before the faceoff.
Johnstown's Ryan Chytors dishes the pass to Maxim Potapov he scoots it around the goalie to make it 1 to nothing Chiefs in the first.
The Express comes back after the face off Travis Smith picks up the puck to tie the score at 1 to 1.
[SUPER=38-Roanoke/3/Johnstown/2/;]


Roanoke would add another score Jeff Sproat takes the puck and fires it home to make it 2 to 1 and Roanoke goes on to win it 3 to 2.
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[S-Tech]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=Sp-88 tc 16:39]
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The Lady Hokies of Virginia Tech cruised to a 71 to 45 win over Radford at the Cassell yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Radford vs. Va. Tech;]


The Radford coaching staff needed to jump start the lady Highlanders' heart. It took more than six minutes for Radford to get on the board.
Tech jumped out to a 12-nothing lead. Mollie Owings intercepts the pass and goes in for the layup.
Highlander Catrice Horton gives Kylie Williamson a look. Williamson pulls up and hits one from long range for three points.
Radford cut the lead to five. Williamson steals the Hokies' inbounds pass and gets it to Horton. Horton makes the spin move to get free for the score.
[super=33-Radford/45/Va. Tech/71;]


Tech goes on the break, Amy Wetzel lofts a pass to Tere Williams. Williams turnaround 'J' is good for two and the Hokies beat Radford 71-45.
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[TALENT=Roy]
[GRAPHIC=UVA]


Virginia's Schuye LaRue scored 19 points as the Lady Cavaliers beat Wake Forest 77 to 61.

[S-High]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-81 (25:04)]
[GRAPHIC=High School Hoops]


Over at the Bast Center in Salem, Roanoke Catholic and Cave Spring hosted the second round of the Vistar Domino's Classic Saturday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Catholic vs Gonzaga; :]


Catholic would take on Gonzaga in the opener.
The Eagles get to Chris Sumner he passes to Bryan Branand he cuts and pulls up hitting the jumper to make it 34 to 8 Gonzaga.
Catholic gets it to J.R. Reynolds who takes it down the middle and lays it over an Eagle defender to make it 34 to 12.
[SUPER=33-Gonzaga/69/Catholic/57/;]


Sumner takes the ball and pulls up for the long two pointer Gonzaga led 36 to 12 and the Eagles win it 69 to 57.
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[TALENT=Roy]
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Cave Spring tipped it off against Bishop O'Connell in the second game and the Knights win in triple overtime 93 to 87.


[S-Hoops]


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[WRITER=rst]
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Georgia Tech's basket with a second left on the clock gave the Yellow Jackets an 86 to 84 win over Kentucky.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, Ga/ESPN; :]


The Yellow Jackets out to break a 6 game losing streak to the Wildcats.
Halston Lane gave Georgia Tech 10 point lead when he hit this three pointer with 8 minutes left in the second half.
But Kentucky went on a run and this Tayshaun Prince basket inside gave the Wildcats an 84 to 83 lead with a minute on the clock.
[SUPER=33-Georgia Tech/86/Kentucky/84/;]


The Yellow Jackets tie it at 84 then Sean Fein hits this baseline jumper with a second left and Georgia Tech knocks off Kentucky 86 to 84.
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Chris Weinke is the winner of the Heisman trophy...More when we return.


[S-Scores]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-80 (43:29)]
[GRAPHIC=College Hoops]


In other college basketball today, Miami of Ohio Upset 10-th ranked Notre Dame this afternoon 73 to 64.
And a controversial ending to the Arizona Connecticut game.
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[VO NAT]
[SUPER=03-]


The game was tied at 69 to 69 with 10 seconds left. Connecticut gets a shot off and the referees call goal tending on Arizona's Loren Woods and the Huskies upset the 5-th ranked Wildcats 71 to 69.
And here are the rest of today's college scores.
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[S-Heisman]


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[WRITER=rst]
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After a short baseball career, Chris Weinke went back to college four years ago and his dream of becoming college football's top player came true last night at the Downtown Athletic Club in New York City.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY/ESPN; :]


The 28 year old Weinke received the Heisman Trophy Saturday. He becomes the 66-th winner of the award and the second Seminole to win the trophy since quarterback Charlie Ward did it in 1993.
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[ANCHOR=Roy]
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The Seminoles will play Oklahoma for the national title and their quarterback Josh Heupel was second in the voting.

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The Purple Raiders of Mount Union are returning to the Stagg Bowl.
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This afternoon in Alliance, Ohio, Mount Union rallied to come from behind and beat Widener, Pennsylvania 70 to 30.

After falling behind, The Purple Raiders rushed the ball for over 200 yards and passed for more than 300 yards in the win.
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[IN Q="I don't...]
[SUPER=01-Larry Kehres/Mount Union Head Coach; :00]
[SUPER=01-Adam Marino/Mount Union Wide Receiver; :19]
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[OUT Q=.....the other way."]
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The Purple Raiders will play St. John's of Minnesota 38 to 13 winners over Hardin-Simmons next Saturday at Salem Sta

dium Kickoff is noon.



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With three games left in the regular season, The Washington Redskins go to Dallas for a game that will definitely determine whether or not the Skins play in the post season.
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Terry Robiskie, who replaced Norv Turner earlier this week, is going to Dallas for the first time as a head coach.


And the players say the team has received new life with the change.
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[SUPER=01-Irving Fryar/Redskin Wide Receiver; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jeff George/Starting Quarterback; :]
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[OUT Q=.....at a time."]
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That's it for sports...Have a great day everybody! Peaceout.


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Andres Galarraga is moving to the American League after a solid year with the Atlanta Braves.
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The 39 year old Galarraga is expected to platoon with Rafael Palmeiro att first base and designated hitter next season.
He sat out the 1999 season with non hodgkins lymphoma but was the comeback player of the year in 2000 finishing with 28 homers and 100 R-B-I's in 141 games.
The 15 year veteran batted 302 and was elected to the All Star Team.
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[IN Q="Fills one...]
[SUPER=01-Doug Melvin/Rangers General Manager; :]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=....last year."]
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