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Coming up on News 7-
Santa may have come over the holidays-
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but he did not bring what one area company wanted.
The bad news for E-Toys- comes tonight.
Police want your help solving the murder of a 20 year old waitress.
Plus after eleven years- one Hollywood Couple cruises into a separation.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 is next.

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[VO-NAT]


It's been rumored for months... tonight E-Toys employees got the bad news... The plant is shutting down.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Good evening....

[E-toys]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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E-toys had hoped the holiday season would help- Apparently it did not.
The internet toy seller will lay off all its workers and close its Pittsylvania County facility by this Spring.
[Double Boxes=Jean and Justin/Danville Bureau]


Justin McLeod joins us tonight from our Danville newsroom. Justin, how many people will be out of a job?
[Live=Justin Full/Danville Bureau]
[SUPER=@Justin1]
[SUPER=05-Danville]


Jean, exactly 195 people from the Blairs facility.
The news came as no surprise to those workers.
An e-toys spokesperson told me tonight the company notified its employees last month to expect these layoffs.
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[***JUSTIN'S MIKE HOT***]
[SUPER=03-Blairs/File Tape]


The internet toy seller opened the Blairs distribution center a little over a year ago.
At that time, the facility employed several hundred people.
County officials saw the arrival of e-toys as a major economic boom for Pittsylvania County.
Tonight, one Supervisor says the closing of e-toys could be a sign of what is yet to come.
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[SOT 16:58:07]
[IN Q=I think we are]

((COY HARVILLE/BOARD OF SUPERVISORS: I THINK WE ARE GOING TO HAVE TO WAIT UNTIL AFTER THE FIRST QUARTER TO KINDA SEE HOW THINGS GET TURNED AROUND. IF THEY DON'T AROUND IN THE FIRST QUARTER I THINK OUR WHOLE AREA IN GENERAL IS GOING TO BE IN HARD TIMES.))
[SUPER=01-Coy Harville/Pittsylvania Co. Supervisor]
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[OUT Q=be in hard times]
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[Live=Justin Full/Danville Bureau]
[SUPER=05-Danville;]


Workers will be on the job until the end of March.
Thats when the company is expected to run of money.
A company spokesperson says it will be business as usual until then.
[Double Boxes=Jean and Justin/Danville Bureau]


And Jean, the state will step in the next several weeks to help those workers find other jobs.

[Plant-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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Another case of workplace violence-
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[SUPER=03-Melrose Park, IL]


This time it was allegedly a former employee- convicted of stealing from the company.
When it was over, five people were dead, including the gunman- and several other employees were wounded
It happened this morning at the Navistar plant near Chicago-
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((MIKE KALAJIAN/DEVELOPMENTAL ENGINEER: AT FIRST I DIDN'T BELIEVE IT THEN I HEARD TWO OR THREE SHOTS IN RAPID SUCCESSION AND THEN I KNEW IT MUST HAVE BEEN TRUE. I GRABBED MY COAT AND MADE IT FOR THE EXIT.)) ((ROBERT JONES/FUEL SYSTEMS ENGINEER; IT DIDN'T SOUND LIKE AN ENGINE NOISE. IT WAS DEFINITELY A PISTOL OR A GUN.))
[SUPER=01-Mike Kalajian/Developmental Engineer;]
[Super=01-Robert Jones/Fuel Systems Engineer; 05 quick!]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=or a gun.]
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[VO-NAT]


Police say William Baker came to the plant carrying a golf bag- pulled a gun on a security guard- and forced his way in.
The former Navistar employee was supposed to start a prison sentence tomorrow for stealing from the plant.
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[Amtrak]


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Authorities don't know what caused an Amtrak Train to crash into a freight train in Syracuse, New York today-
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[SUPER=03-Syracuse, NY]


The crash injured 61 people, Four critically another eleven seriously.
The train had just left the station headed East when it hit the back of a C-S-X freight train.
Investigators say the Amtrak train was traveling five to ten miles per hour.
None of its cars tipped over, but some of the cars' wheels left the tracks.
The Amtrak train had been headed from Niagara Falls to New York City- with 102 people aboard.
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[Cultural-Funding]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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It may be a lean year for several popular attractions. Between the governor and state lawmakers local museums and cultural attractions could suffer severe cuts. Teresa Hamilton has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It will no ]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :05]
[SUPER=01-Ken Schutz/Museum Executive Director; : :20]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape; :54]
[SUPER=01-Beth Poff/Zoo Executive Director; 1:19 ]
[SUPER=@Teresa2; 1:28 ]
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(((///sot///)
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[in q= It will no]

((KEN SCHUTZ/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: IT WILL NO LONGER BE THE MUSEUM WE KNOW. )) [RUNS05]
[OUT Q= drastically different.]

Ken Schutz is concerned about the future of the Science Museum of Western Virginia. Schutz is the facility's executive director and is worried state lawmakers won't be able to come up with any more money before they leave Richmond.
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[sot]
[IN Q=The gallery ]

((KEN SCHUTZ/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: THE GALLERY THAT WE'RE IN NOW IS OUR TRAVELING EXHIBIT GALLERY AND THAT WOULD BE ONE OF THE FIRST THINGS TO GO.)) [RUNS07]
[OUT Q= to go.]

Last year... the museum got 725 thousand dollars in state funding which covers about half of the facility's operating budget. But the budget being worked out now is nowhere close. This year, the Governor gave it nothing. Right now, the House budget sets aside 100- thousand for the museum. The Senate has earmarked even less.
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[sot 00:21:46]
[in q= We'd probably]

(( WE'D PROBABLY OPEN WEDNESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY. WE'D LOSE NEARLY ALL OF OUR PROFESSIONAL STAFF. WE WOULDN'T BE ABLE TO AFFORD TO PAY THEM.)) [runs15]
[OUT Q= pay them.]

The Governor was more kind to Mill Mountain Zoo...setting aside 150- thousand dollars in funding. But state lawmakers weren't as generous. Right now-- the House budget calls for 100- thousand dollars. The Senate calls for half that amount. Last year-- the zoo received 250- thousand dollars. The zoo's executive director says she may have to turn to local government and businesses to make up the difference.
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[in q= Last case]

((BETH POFF/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: LAST CASE SCENARIO IS THAT WE'LL HAVE TO LOOK AT THE EXPENSE SIDE AND EITHER CUT SOME OF OUR PROGRAMS AND SOME OF OUR STAFF.)) [RUNS07]
[OUT Q= of our staff.]

Budgets for the Explore Park in Roanoke County and Virginia Museum of Transportation were also cut. But for now... nothing is in stone. State lawmakers will meet and hammer out differences before submitting a final budget to the governor who has the final word. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7.))

[Bush-Taxes]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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How would you like a tax cut?
President George Bush is launching his proposed one and half trillion dollar tax cut.
He says it will give every American who pays income tax- tax relief.
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[SOT]
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((THE AVERAGE RELIEF FOR A FAMILY OF FOUR WITH TWO CHILDREN WILL BE 16-HUNDRED DOLLARS.))
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[OUT Q=16 hundred dollars.]
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Right now there are five tax brackets starting at 15 percent- climbing to nearly 40 percent.
Under Bush's plan there would be four tax brackets, .. from ten percent to 33 percent.
The Plan would also eliminate estate taxes- the so called death tax, double the 500 dollar per child tax credit- and reduce the marriage penalty- that forces married couples to pay more than if they were single.
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[Israel]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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It is election day in Israel- Voters will go to the polls there today.
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[SUPER=03-Tel Aviv, Israel;]


Polls give Ariel Sharon (Sha-ROHN) a 20 point lead going into tomorrow's election for prime minister.
He's running against current Prime Minister Ehud Barak-
The vote is considered a referendum on Israel's relationship with the Palestinians.
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[Concealed-Weapons]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=equ]
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Turning to politics in Virginia- should concelaed weapons be allowed in restaurants that serve alcohol.
Some likened the bill to everything from the O-K Corral to Pancho (Via) Villa.
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And that was just the supporters.Virginia's House had a lengthy showdown tonight over the bill.
Supporters say it's NOT just a second amendment right.
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[SOT 16;33:40]
[IN Q=I would say]

((DEL. LEE WARE/R-POWHATAN: I WOULD SAY THAT ON OCCASION, THE ARMED CITIZEN CAN BE AS IMPORTANT TO PUBLIC SAFETY AS THE ARMED OFFICER OF THE LAW.))
[sot HOUSE 42:11]

((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D-VINTON: THEY GO TO WORK. THEY GO TO CHURCH ON SUNDAY. THEY PAY THEIR DUES. THEY PAY THEIR TAXES. THEY'RE JUST GOOD FOLKS. THEY JUST HAPPEN TO BE PACKING HEAT.))
[SUPER=01-Del. Lee Ware/(R) Powhatan; :00]
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[OUT Q=packing heat.]
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[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


But even N-R-A members expressed doubts about mixing guns and alcohol.
What if a gun owner's at a bar and his ex-wife walks in with her new boyfriend?
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[SOT house 31:01]
[IN Q=And so he's]

((DEL. TOM MOSS/D-NORFOLK: AND SO HE'S GOT A GUN ON HIM. AND HE WAS SOBER WHEN GOT THERE. BUT THEN, I'VE SEEN IT HAPPEN. AND I DON'T LIKE TO SAY IT, BUT I'VE BEEN CLOSE TO IT. NOT WITH THE EX WIFE OR ANYTHING LIKE THAT. BUT EVERY NOW AND THEN YOU TWO OR THREE FIGHTIN' BUDWEISERS IN YOU.))
[SOT house 01:28:25]

((DEL. GEORGE GRAYSON/D-WILLIAMSBURG: VIRGINIA SHOULD BE FOR LOVERS AND NOT FOR LUGERS.))
[SUPER=01-Del. Tom Moss/(D) Norfolk; :00 ]
[SUPER=01-Del. George Grayson/(D) Williamsburg; :20 QUICK]
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[OUT Q=not for Lugers.]
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In the end, the full House agreed, failing to pass the so-called "saloon bill" by a vote of 41 to 58.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
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Police are looking for the killer of a young waitress.
Find out how you can help when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


And later-- one of Hollywood's most prominent couples calls it quits.
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[Sports-Preview]


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((THIS IS DENISE ALLEN SPENDING MONDAY NIGHT WITH YOU IN THE NEWS 7 SPORTS OFFICE. ROANOKE COLLEGE PLAYS HEADS UP BASKETBALL TO UPSET HAMPDEN-SYDNEY. THE VIRGINIA WOMEN PICK UP AN ACC WIN IN COLLEGE PARK. WHILE THEIR BROTHERS OF THE HARDWOOD ARE CLIMBING THE POLLS. THOSE STORIES AND MORE LATER IN THE NEWSCAST.))

[Foster]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Police say they've followed up on hundreds of leads in the death of Tina Louise Foster.
But as Keith Humphry reports, police need more information.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Friday Night; :00]
[SUPER=01-Don Caldwell/Commonwealth's Attorney; :41]
[SUPER=01-Sgt. Monti Lee/Roanoke Police Detective; 1:19]
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[OUT Q=News 7.]

(( Foster's body was found Friday evening in her own car parked behind the Rodeway Inn on Orange Avenue.
Detectives are still not sure how the car got there.
This much IS known: Foster left her parents home in Goodview around 6 o'clock LAST Monday evening, intending to meet a man for a photo shoot at 8:15.
Around 7:45 she made some purchases at Valley View Mall, according to witnesses and store records.
Police say they have reliable information that Foster's car was seen around 9:30 getting off the highway at the Tanglewood Exit, headed for the Mall.
The White Ford Mustang was being driven by a man, who appeared to be alone in the car.
Authorities want to know where the car was the rest of the time.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We're looking for]

((WE'RE LOOKING FOR SPECIFIC LOCATIONS IT MIGHT HAVE BEEN SEEN AT SPECIFIC TIMES.))
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[OUT Q=specific times.]


Though Foster left home wearing blue jeans, a sweater and clogs, she was wearing a backless evening gown with silver spaghetti straps when her body was found.
Police produced a picture of what that might have looked like.
[SOT @ 1:08:55]

((...WHICH IS AN EFFORT TO SHOW THE PUBLIC THE TYPE AND STYLE OF DRESS SHE WAS WEARING ON THIS EVENING.))
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Inside the car police also found three pictures of a young woman the Foster family cannot identify.
Police hope maybe you can.
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[SOT 1:15]
[IN Q=Even if they]

((EVEN IF THEY DON'T KNOW WHO THE PERSON IS- -IF THEY KNOW THE ORIGIN- -WHO MIGHT HAVE TAKEN THESE PHOTOS OR PICTURES, PLEASE CALL WITH THAT INFORMATION ALSO.))
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[OUT Q=information also.]

Call Sergeant Lee if you know anything about the case at 853-2696 ...or call Crime Line if you wish to remain anonymous.
Keith Humphry, NEWS 7.))

[M'Ville-Standoff]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jha]
[TAPE#=01-03 TC19:14]
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Police are still on the lookout for a wanted Martinsville man.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville/Saturday Night]

Police surrounded the home of Timothy Wade's mother Saturday night after receiving a tip he was inside. Officers wanted to serve Wade arrest warrants for bond revocation and failure to appear in court. They tear-gassed the home, but Wade was not inside. Authorities believe he may be hiding out in the area and they consider him armed and dangerous. If you have any information on his whereabouts, you should call Crimestoppers at area-code 540 632-7463.
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[Sensabaugh]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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A December manhunt in Rockbridge County ended with the suspect committing suicide.
Today, his young wife was in court, facing prosecution for her role in his escape.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington]


Nancy Wood (Sensa-baugh) Sensabaugh pleaded guilty to impeding a police officer.
Investigators say she began yelling, and searching for a loaded pistol on the morning that D-J Sensabaugh was arrested. In the confusion, he was able to escape in a deputy's patrol car.
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co./December 8, 2000; ]


The search that followed eventually lead officers to a Rockbridge County farm where Sensabaugh was spotted. He exchanged gunfire with deputies before shooting himself.
This morning, Nancy Sensabaugh's attorney said his client is trying to straighten out her life.
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[SOT 05:26:08]
[IN Q=Only time will tell, but we are working]

((PRESCOTT PRINCE/ATTORNEY: ONLY TIME WILL TELL, BUT WE ARE WORKING ON GETTING HER SOME COUNSELING, SOME GRIEF COUNSELING, SOME COUNSELING ON SUBSTANCE ABUSE TO WORK ON SOME OTHER PROBLEMS THAT SHE'S HAD. HOPEFULLY SHE'S GOING TO TURN IT AROUND AND TURN INTO A PRODUCTIVE YOUNG LADY.))
[SUPER=01-Prescott Prince/Sensabaugh's Attorney]
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[OUT Q=a productive young lady.]
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Sensabaugh will be sentenced in May.
[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
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[SS=None]


Still ahead on News 7-- Will Virginia Parrotheads get their own plates?
It could the latest in a series of specialty license tags.
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[VO-NAT]


And some Canadian engineering students demonstrate their trade-- by tossing a car off the Golden Gate Bridge.
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[Cruise-Kidman]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jha]
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One of Hollywood's most famous twosomes is no more. Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman are separating after more than ten years of marriage.
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[SUPER=@File]

A spokeswoman made the announcement today in Los Angeles. She says that Cruise and Kidman still have "great respect for each other both personally and professionally" -- But with careers that keep them apart, a separation seems best at this time. No word on who will get custody of their two adopted children.
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

[Regis]


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[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY]


Regis has a new co-host-
Soap Star Kelly Ripa will take over the position-
Reporters asked Ripa if she'll talk about her husband and son on the show.
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[SOT 14:45:24]
[IN Q=]

((KELLY RIPA: YOU CAN'T DO THIS JOB AND TALK ABOUT LIFE AND NOT TALK ABOUT YOUR HUSBAND AND SON.))
[SUPER=01-Kelly Ripa/"Live with Regis" Co-Host]
[RUNS=05]
[OUT Q=AND SON.]
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Ripa is now four months pregnant- She'll continue on All My children while also co-hosting the show with Reg.


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[Parrotheads]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=01-04 TC12:38]
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An N-B-A referee hoped a"change in latitude" could change singer Jimmy Buffett's attitude.
Buffett was bounced from his courtside seat at last night's New York Knicks game for using profanity.
A referee made Buffett move to another seat for the game's final quarter.
Meanwhile, the Virginia House of Delegates voted to glorify Buffett- the author of the sentiment "wasting away again in Margaritaville."
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


On a voice vote, the delegates said yes to a license plate for Jimmy Buffett's Parrothead Club charity.
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[SOT house 14;56:14]
[IN Q=All 99 of us]

((DEL. CHIP WOODRUM/D-ROANOKE: ALL 99 OF US WAIT WITH BAITED BREATH THE ANSWER TO THE TIMELESS QUESTION OF WHAT IS THE PARROTHEAD CLUB?))
[sot house 14:56:40]

((DEL. BOB MARSHALL/D-PRINCE WILLIAM CO.: THESE ARE SUPPORTERS OF JIMMY BUFFETT.))
[SOT HOUSE 14:58:04]

(( DEL. ROGER MCCLURE/FAIRFAX CO.; EVEN I CAN'T GO THIS FAR. ARE WE GONNA HAVE ONE FOR KISS NEXT? OR ANY OTHER ROCKERS. GRATEFUL DEAD?))
[SUPER=@Woodrum; :00 ]
[SUPER=01-Del. Bob Marshall/(R) Prince William Co.; :10 QUICK ]
[SUPER=01-Del. Roger McClure/Fairfax Co.; :15 ]
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[OUT Q=Grateful Dead?]
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[TALENT=Jean]
[SS=VA State Capitol]


The Parrothead Club license plate bill is likely now to face Senate scrutiny.

[Wiley-Drive]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=00-48 TC1:33:09]
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Roanoke City Council today was supposed to approve a measure that would open Wiley Drive to one way traffic through Smith Park-- but that did not happen.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


That's because school buses that enter the park through the Wasena area wouldn't be able to pass under the Franklin Road Bridge.
It's just too low.
City council sent the proposal back to the drawing board.
Members will review it again in two weeks.
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[Video]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=net]
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It's not what can't fit under the Golden Gate Bridge that made headlines-- It's what was hanging under it.
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[VO-NAT]
[Super=X5052 (loads FX)]
[Super=X5045 (starts FX)]
[SUPER=75-San Francisco, CA]


That's where police found a Volkswagen Beetle this morning.
Canadian engineering students said they staged the prank to increase interest in the field.
Traffic on the bridge continued to flow, though ship traffic underneath was halted.
Later in the day, crews cut the cord and the car sank into the Pacific.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
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[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=extra point]
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Coming up, hoop highlights from the ODAC and ACC.
And UVA's rebounding is sending the CAVs up the polls.
First here's our extra point.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=75-Miami, FL;]


It was a little rocky in Margarita-ville for Jimmy Buffett.
Yesterday's Knicks-Heat game was a see-saw battle with New York winning 103-100 in overtime.
But fan Jimmy Buffett was not there to see the finish.
Referee Joe Forte ejected the singer from his seat along the baseline in the fourth quarter, delaying the game several minutes.
Forte says he tossed Buffett for using profanity.
Here are the scores.
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[S-ODAC]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
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[WRITER=dal]
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An upset last night in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference as Roanoke College broke a trend beating Hampden-Sydney 71-67.
Before last night's game, the Tigers had won 10 of the last 12 meetings.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Hampden-Sydney vs. Roanoke;]


Tony Shaver's squad came into the game ranked number one in the south region and sitting in the top spot of the conference.
The Maroons used long range shooting to stay in the game early. Robby Pridgen throws down a long bomb for three.
Hampden-Sydney would counter that with some artful shooting from outside. Jay Patrick hits the three for the Tigers.
Defense accounts for Roanoke's next points as Jaimar Mansel comes up with the steal. Jason Strickland gets it to Brad Dunleavy. Dunleavy finishes with the layup.
The Maroons eat some time off the clock. Freshman Jason Graffam drains the three pointer just as the shot clock buzzer sounds.
But the Tigers took a nine point lead into locker room. Kevin Swann goes in for the layup and Sydney has the 36-27 lead at the half.
[super=33-Hampden-Sydney/67/Roanoke/71;]


Brandon Randall led the Tigers with 10 points, but the Maroons outscored Hampden Sydney 34-17 in the final 12 minutes and go on to win it 71-67.
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[S-LADYCAVS]


[ANCHOR=Denise]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=sp-88 tc 1:04:19]
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The Lady Cavaliers ended Maryland's five game win streak last night.
Virginia picked up the 69-56 win on the road. A great ACC win for the Cavs. They'd lost four of their last five conference outings.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-College Park, MD/HTS;]


To last night's action, Virginia is hot from long range. Telisha Quarles takes aim and downs the three.
The Terps counter that by looking inside. Dee Dee Worley is left all alone and scores the high percentage shot easily.
But Maryland could NOT stop Svetlana Volnaya. This time off the dribble it's good for two. Volnaya a season high 27 points last night.
[super=33-Virginia/69/Maryland/56;]


Schuye LaRue checked in with a double-double, 14 points, 14 rebounds as well five assists and Virginia gets the 69-56 win over Maryland.
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[S-UVA]


[ANCHOR=DENISE]
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The UVA men's squad is climbing the Associated Press Top 25 college basketball poll.
The Cavs jumped up to number 6.
Duke is three and North Carolina is the brand new number one giving the ACC domination at the top of the poll.
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Solid rebounding is one reason Virginia is moving back into national prominence.
Steve Mason has more on UVA's success.
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((With the exception of three point sharp shooter Keith Friel, the Cavaliers are putting the same team on the floor they did in 1999. But This season, the Wahoos are grabbing seven more rebounds a game than their opponents, the widest margin in the ACC. ((:)) ((:)) ((STEVE MASON:)) ((TRAVIS WATSON:)) ((NAT SOUND PETE GILLEN:))
Gillen has been saying that a lot lately, and thanking Watson's mom, the woman on coach's right. While Travis leads the ACC in rebounds a game, Gillen points to some off season work that is paying off on the glass. ((:))
Gillen and his coaches are hardly satisfied with their improvement. UVa is hoping to land seven foot Oak Hill center DeSagana Diop next season. Steve Mason News 7 sports.))

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Redskins season ticket holders get your wallets out, Dan Snyder wants to be paid.
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Snyder wants your payment 60 days earlier than last year.
The prices have remained the same.
A Redskins spokesperson says Snyder wants the money by March first, so the club can contact people on the season ticket waiting list earlier.
Washington has about 60-thousand general admission season ticketholders.
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[GO TO PINNACLE 1021] And News 7 Sports invites you to join us for an hour-long NASCAR 2001 special this Saturday night at 7. "NASCAR Shifting Gears - only on Your Hometown Station.
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