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Coming up on News 7-
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The Death Penalty survives a critique from a Roanoke man released from death row.
A radical message from the Earth Liberation Front on the Tech campus.
The Blacksburg Indian wins a vote of confidence- -but the mascot may not survive.
Georgia debates the confederate flag issue.
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News 7 is next.
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The death penalty remains alive and well tonight in Virginia ... despite a plea from a Roanoke man wrongly held on death row for years.
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Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry. Jean is off tonight.

[Death-Penalty]


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A House committee in Richmond killed a handful of bills that would have halted or completely abolished capital punishment in the Commonwealth.
That's even after testimony from a Roanoke man who spent 13 years on death row for a crime he did NOT commit.
Our Richmond reporter Ellen Qualls has the story.
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[SUPER=01-Michael Ray Graham, Jr./Exonerated Inmate; :15 ]
[SUPER=@Ellen2; :37 QUICK!]
[SUPER=01-Rev. Joe Vogt/Former Chaplain; :53 ]
[SUPER=01-Del. Bob McDonnell/(R) Virginia Beach; 1:06]
[SUPER=01-Monty Tucker/Attorney General's Office; 1:41 ]
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(( 92 Americans have been set free from death row in modern times-- proven innocent of their crimes before their execution date arrived.
Roanoke's Michael Graham was the 91st... set free from Louisiana's death row in December.
[sot 17:06:11]

((MICHAEL GRAHAM/EXONERATED INMATE: I WAS ONE OF THE LUCKY ONES ON DEATH ROW. I HAD GOOD LAWYERS... I WAS SENTENCED IN A STATE WITH FEW LIMITATIONS ON WHEN A DEATH ROW INMATE CAN PRESENT EVIDENCE OF ... DOES NOT WORK.))
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The issue had new urgency this year, and new Republican sponsors, after Virginia found its own former death row inmate innocent: Earl Washington's still NOT been set free.
Lutheran Pastor Joe Vogt spent five years as a death row chaplain in Virginia.
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((JOE VOGT/FORMER DEATH ROW CHAPLAIN: AS A PERSON OF FAITH...NOTHING JUST OR REDEMPTIVE.. PANDERS TO THE VERY WORST OF OUR HUMAN INSTINCTS.))
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[sot 16:59:10]

((DEL. BOB MCDONNELL: HOW DO YOU RECONCILE...THOSE SORTS OF CASES?))
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[sot 17:00:00]

((JOE VOGT/FORMER DEATH ROW CHAPLAIN: YOU HAVE HEARD... SPOKE OUT FROM THE CROSS, FORGIVING HIS EXECUTIONERS.))
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But the status quo was preserved.
The Attorney General's office went on record.
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((MONTY TUCKER/ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE: IN 1977, THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY ENACTED THE DEATH...FULL FORCE AND EFFECT.))


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This committee agreed.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))


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More news from the state capitol tonight.
Gay rights supporters were hoping the deadly shooting at a Roanoke gay bar would help change a state law. Not this year.
You may remember that one person was killed, and six wounded at the Backstreet Cafe last September.
But the incident changed NO minds on the key committees in Richmond.
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A bill to add sexual orientation to the hate crimes law was killed in the House Courts of Justice committee tonight.
A similar bill died in a Senate committee two weeks ago.
In other action, a bill that would have certified midwives, allowing them to deliver babies at home, was also killed by a House committee.
But a bill mandating that every public school day in Virginia begin with the Pledge of Allegiance got final Senate approval.
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And a bill to make women who want abortions wait 24 hours after seeing their doctors cleared a House committee.



[Mascot]


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A task force has voted to allow Blacksburg High School to keep its Indian mascot... but that may not be the final word on the matter.
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A Montgomery County school board member says if county policy does NOT prohibit a racially offensive mascot, she'll propose policy that WILL.
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((PENNY FRANKLIN/SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER: MONTGOMERY CO. SCHOOLS DO NOT TOLERATE DISCRIMINATION AGAINST PEOPLE BECAUSE OF THEIR RACE. AND THIS IS A RACIAL ISSUE. WE HAVE A RACE OF PEOPLE WHO ARE BEING DEMEANED. SO, THEREFORE, WE HAVE POLICY IN MY OPINION THAT'S ALREADY IN PLACE THAT WILL STATE THAT.))
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[OUT Q=will state that.]
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A school task force voted two-to-one to retain the embattled mascot, after three months of meetings.
Some task force members said they were influenced by surveys showing the majority of students, staff and community members in favor of the mascot.
Opponents of the mascot say if the school board does not do away with it, they'll take the matter to court.
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The school board decided tonight to take up the issue on February 20th.[School-Closing]


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Water problems are forcing one area school to keep its doors closed tomorrow.
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[Take Schooltouch full]
Green Bank Elementary Middle School in Pochahontas County West Virginia is closed tomorrow. No other schools are affected.
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Plenty of schools in the Plains states didn't even think about opening today.
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A snowstorm left up to a foot and a half of snow, closing highways and schools, and grounding dozens of flights.


South Dakota probably got the worst of it. Police there closed about 130 miles of Interstate highway today, thanks to blowing snow.
Roadways are still closed in several northern Plains states ... and utilities are repairing downed power lines as far south as Oklahoma.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Keith tosses to Leo in Weather Center


[School-Plot]


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A drug store photo processing clerk is being credited with thwarting a mad bomber in California. The pictures the suspect had dropped off to be developed showed him surrounded by an arsenal of bombs and other weapons.
Chris Lawrence has more on the plot to blow up De Anza College.
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[SUPER=01-Mayor Ron Gonzalez/San Jose; :21]
[SUPER=01-Chris Lawrence/Reporting; 1:07]
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((It was a threat that reminded officials of the tragedy at Columbine High School.
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"This was an elaborate plan for mass murder..."
Police arrested Al DeGuzman, a 19 year old student at De Anza College in Northern California.
A clerk at a photo lab called police when DeGuzman tried to develop photos which showed him holding guns and ammo.
The 16 year old clerk also stalled DeGuzman until police arrived.
Investigators say he planned to open fire on student and teachers on Tuesday afternoon.

(SOT: Mayor Ron Gonzalez/San Jose)


It is clear the violent lessons of Columbine and Oklahoma City still echo through our nation.
Police say DeGuzman had an arsenal of weapons ready for his alleged attack, including 30 pipe bombs, 20 Molotov cocktails and other guns.
All were discovered at his home near Cupertino.

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After the arrest, police closed the campus, and searched building to building for explosives.
Students were shaken at the news of the plot.

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Investigators say the evidence includes a chilling tape recording by the suspect.

(SOT: Miceli)


It was an apology to the American press, to his family, to his friends for what he was about to do.))


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Another suspected criminal bites the dust...
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(NAT SOUND FROM WEBSITE PLAYING "ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST)
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The Danville Police Department apprehended two fugitives last week thanks to tips from the public's fingertips.
Danville's Fraternal Order of Police added a "most wanted" list to its about a month ago.
So far, five suspects have been caught.
The site shows the picture, description, and what the suspect is charged with. And yes, it plays "Another One Bites the Dust."
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[Take Pinnacle FS]
You can check out the website by visiting our home page ... at WDBJ7-dot-com.
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[Big-Game]


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Tonight's Big Game lottery jackpot could exceed 100-million dollars.
Virginia Lottery retailers along the state line were doing a brisk business this evening.
The Virginia 500 Market in Cana says the majority of customers are from North Carolina, dropping a lot of cash on the Big Game.
We'll have the Big Game numbers later in the newscast. [Tease1]
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The loss of a landmark. Still ahead, why historians are grieving over a Roanoke fire.
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And a change in the flag. Another state takes down the confederate emblem.
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((Hey folks this is Mike Stevens back in the News 7 Sports office with Express highlights from the house that's round plus, a bountiful bunch of bouncing balls from Radford U, the local boys' hardwood and Fleming where the lady Colonels hosted the number one team in the state.

Plus, we'll check in with the number one team in the nation Oak Hill Academy Tonight on the Big 7.))[Georgia-Flag]


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Another southern state is removing the confederate flag from its state banner... or at least reducing it in size.


Now it's Georgia.
As Jennifer Jones reports, the move comes after a long and sometimes heated debate.
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[SUPER=01-Roy Barnes/Georgia Governor; :39]
[SUPER=01-Steve Thompson/State Senator; 1:02]
[SUPER=01-Jennifer Jones/Reporting; 1:35]
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((This Rebel banner has dominated the Georgia State Flag for more than 50 years But after a day of debate in the State Senate, the days of this flag are now numbered. -- nats vote -- The flag has been an issue in Georgia for years. Those who support it say it is a symbol of heritge, while others insist it is a reminder of slavery. The governor urged the flag be removed and replaced with a banner less offensive and more favorable to all the people of Georgia. --

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Governor Roy Barnes. (we need to do this ....get it over with )
The bill to approve a new version of the flag passed last week in the house by 12-votes The same margin as in the Senate, but this vote came with much stronger debate.

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State Senator Steve Thompson (D) Steve not Steven.
Black leaders had threatened an economic boycott unless a new flag was approved. The same battle lines were drawn in neighboring South Carolina more than a year ago. It ended in a compromise. The confederate flag came off the state dome and was replaced with a less offensive flag in front of the state house. The long-time flag issue has since settled in South Carolina, Georgians can now hope for the same. jjcbsnews ))


[Depot-Fire]


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Twenty four hours after a Roanoke business caught fire, the owners of Depot Feed and Seed are re- grouping... and local historians are grieving over the loss of a landmark.
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The former passenger and freight station for the Virginian Railway caught fire around nine last night.
Fire officials say the blaze started in a trash barrel and spread to a box trailer before jumping to the building.
The station was built in 1909, and last year the Roanoke Valley Preservation Foundation included it on a list of most endangered sites.
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An investigation of the cause is still under way.

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Two Virginia Air National Guard F-16s collided tonight over Cape Charles.
The aircraft managed to land safely at Langley Air Force Base.
The two planes were flying side-by-side when the accident occurred.
They were damaged, but neither pilot was injured.
The Guard pilots were training with night vision goggles. [Tease2]
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Don't get "exercised" over this .. but working out can disrupt some women's menstrual cycles. The details are still ahead.
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And the latest bumper basher reports. Some fancy cars rack up some fancy repair bills.
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[Lotto]
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[ELF]


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By their own estimates... they've inflicted 37- million dollars in damage to businesses and homes in the name of the environment. Tonight... the voice of the international organization known for its extreme violence brought its message to Virginia Tech.
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Teresa Hamilton was there and has more on the Earth Liberation Front.
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Keith, the spokesman for the group was invited to Virginia Tech by a student organization. Tonight... a mixed crowd, for and against, turned out to hear his message.
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About a dozen people who support or earn their livelihoods through the lumber industry carried signs outside Litton Reaves in protest. They say the Earth Liberation Front's message is nothing short of hatred and violence.
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((MY FAMILY OWNS A LUMBER MILL AND IT'S THE LIVELIHOOD OF A LOT OF PEOPLE AND THE PEOPLE DON'T DESERVE HAVING IT DONE TO THEM.))
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Matt Dunlap is referring to the list of businesses and homes that the Earth Liberation Front says it's damaged or destroyed through firebombing to protect the environment. Craig Rosebraugh says the group targets those who go out of their way to harm the air, water and soil for profit.
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((CRAIG ROSEBRAUGH/E.L.F. SPOKESMAN; I DIDN'T USE TO BELIEVE IN THESE TACTICS AT ALL I THOUGH THEY WERE COMPLETELY WRONG, BUT TEN OR ELEVEN YEARS LATER I HAVE COME TO UNDERWAY WHY THESE PEOPLE COMMIT THESE ACTS.))
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Rosebraugh says he receives e-mail when someone or a group commits an act of violence claiming to do so as part of the E-L-F. He told the crowd he then relays the message to the media if he deems the claim to be legitimate. But he insists he's not paid by the group and doesn't know the persons behind the crimes. But some argue Rosebraugh's more than just a messenger.
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((TALLEY GRIFFITH/LUMBER INDUSTRY SUPPORTER: AS A SPOKESMAN FOR THAT GROUP IT MAKES HIM A DEFACTO MEMBER OF THAT GROUP REGARDLESS OF WHAT HE SAYS.))
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More than 300- people turned out to hear Rosebraugh speak. He was invited by student animal rights organization called NRV-Care.
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Keith, Virginia Tech says it does NOT endorse or condone that organization or E.L.F.


[Link]


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The man who immortalized steam railroading in Virginia in the 1950's is dead.
Photographer O. Winston Link died this afternoon in Westchester County New York.
Link's business agent, Tom Garver, says Link died of a heart attack in route to a doctor's office. Negotiations are underway to create a museum in Link's honor in Roanoke.
There is no word on what his death will mean to the project.
O. Winston Link was 86.



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The benefits of regular exercise are well-known ... but there can be drawbacks for some women.
Doctors believe vigorous exercise can sometimes affect a woman's menstrual cycle.
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It's been five years since 25 year old Christina Altice (ALL-tiss) has had a period.
She says her menstrual cycle gradually stopped when she started working out more.
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((CHRISTINA ALTICE: IT STARTED 8 MONTHS TO A YEAR AFTER I GOT REALLY HEAVY INTO THE TRAINING AND THEN I GOT KIND OF WORRIED AND SO I WENT TO MY DOCTOR))
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Altice has a condition known as exercise induced amenorrhea.
It's a reversible condition in which a woman who exercise vigorously stops having menstrual periods.
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[IN Q=There's probably various factors]

((DR. DOUGLAS COMBS/LEWIS GALE CLINIC: THERE'S PROBABLY VARIOUS FACTORS BUT WE DO KNOW THAT THERE IS A DECREASE IN ESTROGEN IN THE BLOOD STREAM AND THAT'S PROBABLY ONE OF THE MAIN FACTORS))
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Combs says the main concern with this condition is the potential for bone loss because the because of the decreasing estrogen levels.
Altice says that's why she takes liquid calcium and other supplements.
Combs recommends talking to your doctor if you think you might have the condition.
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Your new car doesn't have to expensive to be more crash-resistant.
The Institute for Highway Safety performed bumper tests for seven new cars, and the winner is NOT the Mercedes, NOT the Lexus,
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but the Hyundai Elantra.
It was the only car to turn in a good performance, less than one-thousand dollars' total damage in five-mile- an-hour-crashes.
On the other hand, damage to the Dodge Grand Caravan and Mercedes C320 totaled more than four-thousand dollars each.
A Lexus LS430 rang up 27-hundred dollars in damage.
And the Ford Focus rang up a 26-hundred dollar repair bill.
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The Express goes for its 4th in a row. Radford looks to stay on top in the Big South. The number one girls' team in the state rolls into Roanoke. And we'll tell you where you can watch Oak Hill play this Saturday.
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[SUPER=75-Baltimore, MD;]

But first in tonight's Extra Point, about 200-thousand people braved the rain and lined the parade route to celebrate the Super Bowl champion Ravens today in Baltimore.
Ray Lewis and team owner Art Modell were the centerpieces of the party along with the "Baha Men" who blared an acappella version of "Who Let the Dogs Out?" Now the scores.
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The redhot Express hosted Charlotte tonight looking for the team's 4th straight win and 5th straight against the Checkers.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Checkers vs. Express]

The Express has owned Charlotte this season, but tonight the Checkers would make the first move. Marc Tropper rams in the one timer right in front of Daniel Berthiaume and Charlotte leads 1-to-nothing. But Roanoke would outscore Charlotte 7-to-1 the rest of the way. Doug Sheppard gets the first score tonight as he takes care of the rebound on the power play opportunity and ties the game at 1-all in the first period.
[SUPER=38-Charlotte/2/Roanoke/7;]

Then "the man" Mike Omicioli continues to make himself at home in the roundhouse as he scores on the backhander. Roanoke wins 7-to-2.
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Roanoke has now outscored Charlotte 25-to-9 this season.

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The Radford Highlanders stayed perfect in Dedmon Center this season as they whipped Elon by 20 in a Big South matchup.
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[SUPER=03-Radford/Fox SportSouth; :00]

Elon shot lights out in the first half, but had all kinds of trouble with the Highlanders pressure. Mike Hornbuckle with the steal and the feed to Jason Williams - who slams and tops the 1000 career point mark. Andrey Savetchko also came up big inside as the seven footer dropped in 17 and collected 8 rebounds for RU. But this one was played above the rim as Hornbuckle and Williams hook up again for the RU slam. Williams finished with 20.
[SUPER=33-Elon/75/Radford/95;]

And then in the second half the RU subs get into the act as freshman B.J. Haigler feeds Jamar Betz for the jam. RU wins it 95-to-75.
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It also turned out to be a big night for Rick Cormany's Radford high school team.
The Bobcats beat Auburn by 11 and then got a Three Rivers boost from Glenvar.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Giles vs. Glenvar; :00]


The Highlanders built up a double digit lead in the third period.
But Giles battled back, Cooney Ratcliffe gets the ball on the baseline and sinks the short jumper for the Spartans.

Giles gains some ground when Ben Sharp dishes off to Josh Lawrence. Lawrence pulls up and drains the three.
[SUPER=33-Giles/37/Glenvar/43;]


But Glenvar hits from the foul line and gets the offense it needs to keep the 43-37 win.
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Just up the road, two first year coaches battled it out. In this one Grant Smythers and his Salem squad got the upper hand.
The Spartans started the night by opening a 16-to-nothing advantage over William Byrd on plays like this Adam Farabaugh three pointer.
The Terriers' Michael Kendrick looks across court to Sean Sturgill. Sturgill drives to the hoop and gets the bucket despite being fouled.
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On this night Salem was just too much for Byrd. And the Spartans run away with this one 80-to-46.
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On the girls' hardwood tonight, the state's number one ranked Group Three A team, the George Washington high school Eagles made the trek to Roanoke from Danville.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Eagles vs. Colonels; :00]

Fleming head coach Cynthia Brown knew that her team would have to be on top of its game tonight. GW's Ravin Yancey, the 5-9 senior guard drives in off the right side and slices in with the scoop shot for the Eagles.

[SUPER=33-G.W. Danville/58/William Fleming/40;]

Then Danville goes for the homerun ball as Raynisha Johnson hauls in the outlet pass from Yancey and scores. GW stays unbeaten on the season with the 58-to-40 win.
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If you missed the nation's number one ranked basketball team when it was in the valley earlier this month, you can catch Oak Hill this weekend in Charlottesville.
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[SUPER=03-Salem/January 20th; :00]

Hundreds of fans were caught off guard when Oak Hill's game with Cave Spring was sold-out hours in advance keeping many from getting a peek at Oak Hill's man-child - "Baby Shaq" seven foot one inch 310 pound center DeSagana Diop. But if want to make a quick trip this weekend you'll be able to see Diop in action on Saturday as Oak Hill takes on Blue Ridge School at three o'clock at University Hall. Most who saw Diop play in Salem felt like he WASN'T ready to jump straight to the NBA, but his coach says that move is a real possibility.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=BITE]
[SUPER=01-Steve Smith/Oak Hill Head Coach; :10]
[RUNS=:29]
[OUT Q=...go to college]
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[VO-NAT con't]

Scouts from the Blazers and Cleveland Cavaliers were in Salem and they follow Oak Hill every night. If Diop says no to those guys and goes to college he will be playing in the ACC at one of two places.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="He looking at...]

((STEVE SMITH:))
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=...he'll do fine."]
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Tickets for the game at U-Hall are just $5 bucks.





[Outback]


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For better or for worse ... you will probably hear plenty about the Australian Outback in the coming months.
That's the home for "Survivor 2."
But for one man in particular, survival in the Outback is a way of life.
He's known as "The Bush Tucker Man", and Manuel Gallegus has his story.
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[SOT 03:57:10]
[IN Q=NAT SOT]
[SUPER=03-Lakefield National Park/Australia; :00 ]
[SUPER=01-Manuel Gallegus/Reporting; :19]
[SUPER=01-Les Hiddens/"Bush Tucker Man"; :55]
[RUNS=1:46]
[OUT Q=CBS News, Queensland, Australia.]

((SUPER: LAKEFIELD NATIONAL PARK, AUSTRALIA

-NAT SOT-SCENIC


NORTHERN AUSTRALIAIT HAS A TRANQUILITY AND A SOUND ALL ITS OWN
-NAT- MONTAGE NATURE SOUNDS
ITS IN THIS TERRITORYWHERE YOULL FIND HIM AN AUSTRALIAN FOLK HERO famous FOR HIS 4-WHEEL DRIVE HIS HATAND HIS THEME(music)

-STAND-UP-MANUEL GALLEGUS, AUSTRALIA tape #3

Les Hiddens, known to Australians as the bush tucker man has spent a lifetime exploring the northern Australian wilderness. You could call him the ultimate Aussie survivor. 3;00:35 3;00;54 01;24 02;15

-NAT SOT-LES HIDDENS, BUSH TUCKER MAN


AS AN ARMY MAJOR, HIDDENS SPENT TEN SOLITARY YEARS searching AUSTRALIAS TOP END SAMPLING PLANTS AND INSECTS

-nat sot- eating


CATALOGUING WHAT A HUNGRY SOLDIER COULD EAT IN THE WILD

-SOT- HIDDENS FROM ARMY FILM


AN ARMY FILM GOT HIM NOTICED BY AUSTRALIAS PUBLIC TELEVISIONAND THE BUSH TUCKER MAN SERIES WAS BORN. HE BECAME A TV STAR

-SOT-LES HIDDENS, BUSH TUCKER MAN

I look at myself as an educator, not an entertainer. Because I feel that what Im doing is actually teaching Australians about Australia

-NAT SOT-LES AT HIS CAMPSITE IRON POT


THESE DAYS THE BUSH TUCKER MAN CAMPS WITH A FEW MORE LUXURIES IN HIS FAVORITE REMOTE PLACES

NAT SOT-ME AND LES ON BOAT


LIKE THIS BOG, SURROUNDED BY BATS
-NAT BATS-SCREECH SCREECH

-SOT-HIDDENS ON BOAT


THROUGH HIS SHOW, BOOKS, AND MAPS, HIDDENS LESSONS ABOUT WILD FOOD LIVE ON FOR AUSTRALIANS

-NAT SOT- TOURIST PHOTO


THE SERIES MADE HIM A CELEBRITY
BUT, HE PREFERS THE QUIET TIMES ALONE, WITH THE WILDERNESS HE KNOWS SO WELL. MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA
SUPER: LAKEFIELD NATIONAL PARK, AUSTRALIA

-NAT SOT-SCENIC


NORTHERN AUSTRALIAIT HAS A TRANQUILITY AND A SOUND ALL ITS OWN
-NAT- MONTAGE NATURE SOUNDS
ITS IN THIS TERRITORYWHERE YOULL FIND HIM AN AUSTRALIAN FOLK HERO famous FOR HIS 4-WHEEL DRIVE HIS HATAND HIS THEME(music)

-STAND-UP-MANUEL GALLEGUS, AUSTRALIA tape #3

Les Hiddens, known to Australians as the bush tucker man has spent a lifetime exploring the northern Australian wilderness. You could call him the ultimate Aussie survivor. 3;00:35 3;00;54 01;24 02;15

-NAT SOT-LES HIDDENS, BUSH TUCKER MAN


AS AN ARMY MAJOR, HIDDENS SPENT TEN SOLITARY YEARS searching AUSTRALIAS TOP END SAMPLING PLANTS AND INSECTS

-nat sot- eating


CATALOGUING WHAT A HUNGRY SOLDIER COULD EAT IN THE WILD

-SOT- HIDDENS FROM ARMY FILM


AN ARMY FILM GOT HIM NOTICED BY AUSTRALIAS PUBLIC TELEVISIONAND THE BUSH TUCKER MAN SERIES WAS BORN. HE BECAME A TV STAR

-SOT-LES HIDDENS, BUSH TUCKER MAN

I look at myself as an educator, not an entertainer. Because I feel that what Im doing is actually teaching Australians about Australia

-NAT SOT-LES AT HIS CAMPSITE IRON POT


THESE DAYS THE BUSH TUCKER MAN CAMPS WITH A FEW MORE LUXURIES IN HIS FAVORITE REMOTE PLACES

NAT SOT-ME AND LES ON BOAT


LIKE THIS BOG, SURROUNDED BY BATS
-NAT BATS-SCREECH SCREECH

-SOT-HIDDENS ON BOAT


THROUGH HIS SHOW, BOOKS, AND MAPS, HIDDENS LESSONS ABOUT WILD FOOD LIVE ON FOR AUSTRALIANS

-NAT SOT- TOURIST PHOTO


THE SERIES MADE HIM A CELEBRITY
BUT, HE PREFERS THE QUIET TIMES ALONE, WITH THE WILDERNESS HE KNOWS SO WELL. MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA))

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