[1-News-Head]

[TALENT=Keith]

The Blacksburg Indian survived last night's vote.

What's next for the High School mascot on NEWS 7.
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[V/O-NAT]
And a historic rail depot goes up in flames. We'll see what we've lost at Depot Feed and Seed.
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[Sports-Head]


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

Tonight on News 7 sports, we'll see what's up with seven one DeSagana Diop, who is coming to U-Hall this weekend. Plus, Butch Davis speaks as Brown.
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[VO-NAT]

And at seven tonight the Express takes on Charlotte looking for their fourth win in a row.
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[WX-Head]
[TALENT=Leo]
[SS=None]


After a beautiful mild day the winds will be picking up across our area I'll have those details and the 5 day forecast coming up....

[Video-Open]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=Video Open]



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[VO-NAT]


A task force votes to keep Blacksburg High School's controversial Indian mascot in place... for now.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[GRAPHIC=News7at6]

Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry.

[Mascot]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=00-48 TC1:27:18]
[GRAPHIC=News at Eleven]


The last of the New River Valley's Indian mascots has survived heated opposition in Blacksburg.
The Indian Mascot Task Force decided by a two-to-one margin last night to keep the embattled icon.
But Marya Jones says the vote may not be the end of the issue.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Blacksburg High School]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Chad Burch/BHS Junior; :06]
[SUPER=01-Anna Dalton/Task Force Member; :21]
[SUPER=01-Alfred Smith/BHS Principal; :53]
[SUPER=01-Wat Hopkins/School Board Chair; 1:00]
[SUPER=@Marya1; 1:19]
[RUNS=1:31]
[OUT Q=MJN7, Blacksburg.]

(( Blacksburg High School junior Chad Burch left school today happy that he's still a Blacksburg Indian.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 12:43:24 - :32]

((CHAD BURCH/BHS JUNIOR: I'M PART NATIVE AMERICAN AND I DON'T SEE ANYTHING WRONG WITH IT AND IT'S AN HONOR. ANYTHING YOU COME UP WITH WILL OFFEND SOMEBODY, SO YOU CAN 'T MAKE EVERYONE HAPPY.)) [RUNS:08]
But the vote last night struck a sour note with mascot opponent and task force member Anna Dalton.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 12:52:01 - :09]

((ANNA DALTON/TASK FORCE MEMBER: I DON'T BELIEVE THAT THIS TASK FORCE IN FACT HONORED THE INDIANS AND THE COMMUNITY AND I HAVE A PROBLEM WITH IT. )) [RUNS:07]
Task force members who voted to retain the mascot say they were persuaded by surveys of students, staff and community members that showed overwhelming support for the Indian.
Dalton says the task force had too many school employees on it.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 12:52:09 - :15]

(( I THINK IT DID WHAT MANY PEOPLE INTENDED FOR IT TO DO WHICH IS AFFIRM THAT THEY COULD KEEP THEIR MASCOT. )) [RUNS:06]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 12:58:22 - :29]

((ALFRED SMITH/BHS PRINCIPAL: THE VOTE OF THE TASK FORCE WAS VERY INDICATIVE AND REFLECTED MOST OF THE SURVEY RESULTS THAT WE'D RECEIVED.)) [RUNS:07]
(///// SOT /////)


But students may not have heard the last of the issue.
Some mascot opponents are vowing to take their protests to the school board.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 12:35:30 - :49]

((WAT HOPKINS/SCHOOL BOARD CHAIR: SCHOOL BOARD DOESN'T GET INVOLVED IN MASCOT ISSUES, HOWEVER IF YOU MAKE THE ARGUMENT THAT THIS IS A RACIAL AND A MORAL ISSUE, THEN THAT WOULD MAKE THIS A POLICY MATTER, IN WHICH CASE, THE SCHOOL BOARD COULD BECOME INVOLVED. )) [RUNS:19] [SU ] ((MARYA JONES/NEWS-7: MEMBERS OF THE GROUP THE UNITED COALITION FOR AMERICAN INDIAN CONCERNS SAY THEY'LL TAKE THEIR OBJECTIONS BEFORE THE SCHOOL BOARD AND ALL THE WAY THROUGH THE COURTS IF THEY HAVE TO. MARYA JONES, NEWS-7, BLACKSBURG.)) [RUNS:10]))

[Depot-Fire]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#01-03 TC10:43]
[GRAPHIC=Fire Aftermath]


There is no word yetr on the cause of a fire at Depot Feed and Seed, but the damage to a Roanoke business and the Valley's rail history is clear tonight.
[Double Boxes=Keith and JoeD/Microwave]


Joe Dashiell is at the scene of last night's blaze. Joe, what can you tell us about the signifigance of this building?
[Live=JoeD Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=@Joe1;]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke;]
( ad lib)
(Rollcue:depot is in fact significant. )
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Ken Miller/Rail Historian; :00]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Night; :19]
[RUNS=:45]
[OUT Q=designed for Roanoke.]
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[Live=JoeD Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke;]
( ad lib)
[Double Boxes=Keith and JoeD/Microwave]
(QUESTION: How is the investigation into the fire going?)



[Heilig-Meyers]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6p]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=00-47 TC1:04:19]
[GRAPHIC=Heilig Meyers]


Western Virginia will be losing three more Heilig-Meyers stores.
The furniture chain is closing its outlets in Covington, Galax and Pulaski.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/August;]


Heilig-Meyers filed for bankruptcy protection last summer, but continues to lose money.
Over the next three months it will shut down 116 stores, and cut more than a thousand jobs.
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[Pledge-Bill]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=00-50 TC1:13:02]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Students who say they are philosophically opposed to saying the Pledge of Allegiance don't have to.
But those who just "don't feel like it" could be suspended from school.
That's under a mandatory Pledge bill the state Senate signed off on today.
Ellen Qualls has the story.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=Fairfax Republican]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Warren Barry/(R) Fairfax; :06]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Nick Rerras/(R) Norfolk; :29]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Janet Howell/(D) Reston; :44 ]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Edd Houck/(D) Spotsylvania; :52]
[SUPER=@Ellen2; 1:07 ]
[RUNS=1:30]
[OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.]

(( Fairfax Republican Warren Barry brought Virginia students one minute of silence last year.
[sot SENATE 03:55:25]

((SEN. WARREN BARRY/R-FAIRFAX: THERE IS A GROWING NUMBER OF UNDISCIPLINED INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE NO RESPECT FOR MUCH OF ANYTHING AND ACTUALLY OPPOSE THE AMERICAN FLAG WITH SOMEWHAT CONTEMPT.)) [runs:11]
This year, the former Marine would mandate the Pledge.
But to shoot for Constitutionality, accepted an out for students who declare they're opposed.
[sot SENATE 04:19:50]

((SEN. NICK RERRAS/R-NORFOLK: I'M PROUD TO BE AN AMERICAN CITIZEN. AND I'M PROUD TO STAND FOR THE FREEDOMS AND THE LIBERTIES. AND IT SEEMS TO ME IF YOU BELIEVE IN ALL THE GREAT THINGS THIS NATION IS ABOUT, YOU'D BE WILLING TO SAY THE SIMPLE PLEDGE.)) [runs:13]
Nine senators voted against it, saying patriotism should never be forced.
[sot SENATE 04:12:34 ]

((SEN. JANET HOWELL/D-RESTON: TOTALITARIAN GOVERNMENTS ALWAYS IMPOSE SYMBOLS OF PATRIOTISM ON THEIR YOUTH. )) [runs:06 ]

[sot SENATE 04:10:10]

((SEN. EDD HOUCK/D-SPOTSYLVANIA CO.: IF I'M GUILTY OF BEING UNPATRIOTIC, I'LL STAND WITH MADISON AND JEFFERSON AND HENRY AND THE REST OF THEM. BECAUSE I THINK THEY WERE RIGHT. I BELIEVE INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS DO COUNT.)) [runs:10]
Houck actually had a chance to stand with Madison today, in town to celebrate his 250th birthday, and perhaps drum up some state money for Montpelier's restoration.
[sot xgr 10:40:11]

((JAMES MADISON: I BELIEVE I'VE GIVEN SOME SERVICE TO THE STATE ALREADY THAT PERHAPS THE STATE MIGHT ABLE TO RETURN IT. Have you heard about no car tax? BEG YOUR PARDON? Have you heard about cars? I'M AFRAID I'VE NOT.)) [runs:09]
Madison took NO stand on the pledge bill.
It heads to a House committee next.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

[Science-Museum]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=00-51 TC1:19:52]
[GRAPHIC=None]


45-hundred letters from kids who love science could make a difference.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


That's what a team of Roanokers is hoping.
They dropped off the letters in support of Science Museum of Western Virginia today at the General Assembly.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 09:59:28]
[IN Q=Each year]

((SYDNEY NORDT/SCIENCE MUSEUM OF WESTERN VIRGINIA: EACH YEAR WE HAVE TO TRY TO HOLD ON THE LID AND KEEP PEOPLE ENTHUSIASTIC AND HOPEFUL. BECAUSE WE BELIEVE IN WHAT WE'RE DOING AND WE'RE DOING IT WELL. BUT THE VISISSITUDES OF FUNDING MEAN THAT WE'RE ALWAYS RUNNING SCARED THAT WE MIGHT GET CUT OFF.))
[sot 09:54:21]

((DEL. MORGAN GRIFFITH/R-SALEM: WELL I'D LIKE TO SEE US WORKING TOWARD A SYSTEM WHERE WE HAVE ONE LUMP SUM THAT COMES BACK TO THE ROANOKE VALLEY AND WE DECIDE WHICH MUSEUMS GET IT.))
[SUPER=01-Sydney Nordt/Museum Board; :00]
[SUPER=@Griffith; :13]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=get it.]
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[VO-NAT]


But NO matter how earnest the museum supporters seem, politics is at play.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT house 19:42:14]
[IN Q=I can't]

((DEL. JACK REID/(R) RICHMOND: I CAN'T HELP BUT BE AMUSED... 90 PERCENT OF THE PEOPLE IN THIS STATE DON'T EVEN LIVE CLOSE ENOUGH TO TO VISIT.))
[SUPER=01-Del. Jack Reid/(R) Richmond; ]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=to visit.]
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[TALENT=Keith]
[SS=None]


For the record, House Majority Leader Morgan Griffith supports the museum, but is NOT opposed to the car tax cut.


The Science Museum wants 725-thousand dollars that the Governor cut restored to its operating budget.

[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=NONE]


The financial health of a local hospital may be on the road to recovery.
Find out more when we return.
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[VO-NAT]


And thousands of Indians are in desperate need of help after last week's earthquake.
A Forest group is trying to pitch in-- find out how you can get involved later on News 7 at Six.
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[Patrick-Hospital]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=00-45 TC1:45:49]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Some good news, for Patrick County's only hospital.
It's been granted a Critical Access Designation --which will bring more money into the hospital.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Stuart/File Tape]


The designation comes at time when R-J Reynolds Hospital is trying to get out of bankruptcy and is close to getting its reorganization plan approved by the bankruptcy court.
Hospital officials believe the new designation is another step towards getting the facility back on its feet.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT2:42:19]
[IN Q=That means it will become]

((CHIP MAGEE/HOSPITAL'S ATTORNEY: THAT MEANS IT WILL BE WILL BECOME A 25 BED ACUTE CARE HOSPITAL, AND IT WILL BE ABLE TO GROW SERVICES AND RECEIVE REIMBURSEMENTS FROM THE FED. GOVERNMENT THROUGH MEDICARE AND MEDICAID TO HAVE CRITICAL ACCESS CARE DESIGNATION))
[SUPER=01-Chip Magee/Hospital's Attorney]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=designation]
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[ANCHOR=Keith ]
[GRAPHIC=None]


As part of the reorganization plan the hospital will cut the obstetrics unit and ambulance services as well as scale down the intensive care unit.
That's because those services were losing money.

[First-Union]


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


First Union is laying off more workers .. the latest in a series of recent cutbacks.
The bank is cutting 80 positions in its technology division.
Most of the affected jobs are in the Charlotte area.
First Union has now cut more than five thousand jobs system-wide since June.

[VA-Unemployment]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=VA Unemployment]


December was a record-breaking month for unemployment in Virginia.
The statewide jobless rate fell to 1-point-9 percent-- the lowest December figure in 48 years.
Two metro areas in our part of the state had their lowest unemployment rates ever.
(XXXXXXXXXX)

[TAKE FULL SCREEN BOARD]
Roanoke's rate fell to 1-point-4 percent. [ADD Danville]
Unemployment in Danville fell to 2-point-9 percent. [ADD Grayson]
Grayson County had the highest jobless rate in the state at 9-point-3 percent.
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[Stocks]


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


A good day for blue chips. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
[RUNS=:30]
[SUPER=x5000;]
[SUPER=440-x/178.94/10881.13/x/0.01/2838.35;]


The DOW climbed 179 points.
NASDAQ was vitually unchanged.
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[VO]
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[SUPER=#555; Reset]


[Most-Wanted]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=00-44 TC1:53:57]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The Danville Police Department is now fighting crime in a new place-- they're fighting it in cyberspace.
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[VO-NAT]


The Fraternal Order of Police now lists Danville's most wanted on its website.
It's been up for about a month and tips have already led to the capture of five suspects.
The site averages 14-hundred hits a week.... some as far away as Florida.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 06:08:44]
[IN Q=The suspects on here]

((SCOTT EANES/DANVILLE POLICE DEPT.: THE SUSPECTS ON HERE A LOT OF TIME FLEE THE AREA. AND IF WE GET IT OUT TO EVERYBODY....AND NOW IT SEEMS EVERYONE IS GOING WITH COMPUTERS....LET EM HELP US AS MUCH AS WE CAN.))
[SUPER=01-Scott Eanes/Danville Police Dept.]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=as we can]
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[VO-NAT]


The site shows the picture, description, and what the suspect is charged with.
Thirteen people are currently on the most wanted list.
They are wanted on felony charges, ranging from breaking and entering to possession of firearms.
(XXXXXXXX)

[TAKE WEBWATCH FS]
You can find a link to Danville's most wanted in the webwatch section of our website at WDBJ7- DOT-COM.
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[World-Help]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=00-49 TC1:10:50]
[GRAPHIC=Earthquake]


A Bedford County organization that specializes in helping needy people around the world is coming to the aid of thousands of earthquake victims in India.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Forest]


World Help is asking the public for donations of money that will help its missionaries buy emergency supplies right away.
The Forest- based charity already has more than two dozen people working in India.. they don't expect religious differences to get in the way of the country's accepting outside help.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 17:44:21]
[IN Q=There could be]

((NOEL YEATTS/WORLD HELP: THERE COULD BE, BUT WITH THE PEOPLE THAT WE WORK WITH WE'VE BEEN THERE FOUR, FIVE OR SIX YEARS. WE HAVE A GOOD RELATIONSHIP WITH OUR PARTNERS THERE, A GOOD WORKING RELATIONSHIP, AND WE HAVEN'T EXPERIENCED IT YET, THEY'VE BEEN VERY RECEPTIVE TO OUR HELP.))
[SUPER=01-Noel Yeatts/World Help]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=to our help.]
(XXXXXXXXX)

[TAKE ADDRESS FS]
Donations can be mailed to the address there on your screen-- Post Office Box 501, Forest and the zip code is 24551.
You can call World Help toll free at 800-541-6691.
(XXXXXXXXX)

[TAKE WEBWATCH FS]
You can also send help through World Help's secure web site.. there's a link to it in the Webwatch section of our homepage.
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[Sports Tease]


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

Coming up tonight on News 7 Sports, the Express looks to crown the Checkers tonight. Butch Davis takes control in Cleveland.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]

And if you missed seeing DeSagana Diop when Oak Hill was in town a few weeks ago, I'll tell you how you can catch the big man in action later this week.
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[S-Express]


[ANCHOR=MIke]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-91 32:20]
[GRAPHIC=Express/Checkers]


A victory tonight and the Express notches it's fourth straight win. But Charlotte, the second place team in the Northeast Division, stands in the way.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]

The two rivals face it off tonight at the Round House at seven PM. The Checkers have had a tough time with Roanoke this season. The Express is 4 and OH against Charlotte and has outscored the Checkers 18 to 7 during that stretch.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="we]
[SUPER=01-Perry Florio/Express Head Coach; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mike Omicioli/Express Center; :16]
[RUNS=:36]
[OUT Q=.....in trouble..."]
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[TALENT=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=EXPRESS]

Highlights of this one for you tonight on News 7 at 11.

[S-Butch]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-85 TC]
[GRAPHIC=BROWNS]


The Cleveland Browns welcomed Butch Davis to town today and quickly introduced him as their new field boss. Davis will get $15 million bucks over the next five years. He only hopes that he gets results on the field. In order to get those wins, he's counting on the contacts he made during his five years as the University of Miami's head coach.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="A high percentage...]
[SUPER=01-Butch Davis/Browns New Head Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=...GOTTA GET DONE."]
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[talent=mike]
[GRAPHIC=BROWNS]

One of the Browns' veterans, guard Jim Pyne calls Davis a high energy coach and great selection.
[GRAPHIC=MIAMI]

As for the Miami Hurricanes, Offensive coordinator Larry Coker will take over as the head coach on an interim basis.

[S-Parade]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=sp-83 tc 1:16:40]

[wipe wipe wipe wipe]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Baltimore, MD;]


The team formerly known as the Browns paraded their Super Bowl Trophy infront of 200-thousand fans today in Baltimore.
The rain didn't hurt the turnout for the celebration of the Ravens' NFL Championship.
The victory and celebrations conincide almost to the day of the 156 year anniversary of the publishing of the team's namesake, Edgar Allen Poe's poem "The Raven."
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[S-WDBJ]


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


The Virginia Cavaliers are at home tomorrow night taking on the Maryland Terrapins at University Hall. The Terps come in ranked 10th in the nation, while the Cavs are 11th.
(-------------------)

[PINNACLE 1201] The big game in the conference is Thursday night at nine right here on Your Hometown Station as Duke battles North Carolina. The survivor will be in first place all alone in the ACC. And speaking of Survivor - the game comes on right after episode number two of the Survivor series.
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[TALENT=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=ACC]

Speaking of surviving, the mother of Duke star Carlos Boozer suffered a concussion after the Maryland-Duke overtime thriller on Saturday night. His mom was struck in the head with both a plastic and glass bottle that was thrown by some extremely overzealous Maryland fans. The Terps have apologized for their fans saying their sorry. I agree.



[S-OakHill]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-88]
[GRAPHIC=HIGH SCHOOL HOOPS]


The number one ranked high school team in the nation, Oak Hill Academy, blew into the valley back on January 20th and quickly sold out the Salem Civic Center.
(------------)
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/January 20th; :00]

Hundreds of fans were caught off guard when the game was sold-out hours in advance keeping many from getting a peek at Oak Hill's man-child 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.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=BITE]
[SUPER=01-Steve Smith/Oak Hill Head Coach; :10]
[RUNS=:29]
[OUT Q=...go to college]
(------------)
[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.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="He looking at...]

((STEVE SMITH:))
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=...he'll do fine."]
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[Promo]


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

It could be a memorable night on the Virginia Tech campus. A controversial figure in the environmental movement is scheduled to make an appearance there tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Long Island, NY/File Tape;]

A student organization has asked Craig Rosebraugh of the Earth Liberation Front to speak on campus. Rosebraugh's group has claimed responsibility for several fire- bombings in Arizona and New York. A pro- industry group is planning to protest the event.
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[anchor=keith]
[ss=None]

We'll have the story tonight on NEWS 7 at eleven.