[1-News-Head]

[TALENT=Keith]


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An appeal for more information about a young woman who was killed on her way to meet a man she'd met as a waitress at Roanoke's Hooter's Restaurant.
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[TALENT=Keith]


And a bill to delay abortions and require information be provided wins approval in the state Senate.

[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
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Tonight on News 7 Sports, Jason is player of the week in the Big South, UVa is in the spotlight for its rebounding and other things tonight,
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[VO-NAT]

as Pete Gillen's team jumps all the way up to the number six spot in the latest AP top 25 rankings.
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[WX-Head]
[TALENT=Robin]
[SS=None]


It really was one of those days where you wait 5 minutes and the weather would change. Next up, 60 degree weather. That story and the start of our month long Weatherschool extravaganza. Stay tuned.

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



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[SOT 1:08:20]
[IN Q=As we've indicated]

((AS WE'VE INDICATED, THIS IS A REQUEST TO TRY TO GET PUBLIC INPUT TO ASSIST THE INVESTIGATION.))
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=assist the investigation.]
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[V/O-NAT]
The prosecutor and police release photographs and a time-line, hoping to prime the public for more information about the death of a woman from Goodview.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[GRAPHIC=News7at6]

Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry.

[Foster]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=00-46 TC1:45:38]
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They say they have followed up on hundreds of leads in the death of Tina Louise Foster.
But they 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; 1:14]
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[OUT Q=that information also.]

(( 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.]))
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=HOLD]


Call Roanoke Police if you saw Tina Foster last Monday night... or might KNOW where she was, when... or with whom.

[Child-Death]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=00-50 TC1:23:56]
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The Henry County Sheriff's Department continues to investigate the suspicious death of a young boy.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.]


Four-year-old Stephen Kelly lived with his mother and stepfather at this home on Bassett Heights Extension.
Herbert Norman called 9-1-1 on Thursday after finding his stepson unconscious in bed.
Efforts to revive the boy were unsuccessful.
An autopsy was performed Friday, but investigators have so far been unable to determine the cause of death.
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[M'Ville-Standoff]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=00-51 TC1:21:40]
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Police are also looking for help in catching 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 were trying to serve Wade arrest warrants for bond revocation and failure to appear in court.
Officers tear gassed the home but Wade was not inside.
Authorities believe Wade maybe hiding out in the area.
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[SOT :00:39:14]
[IN Q=I would venture to say]

((LT. RICKY WALKER/MARTINSVILLE POLICE DEPT.: I WOULD VENTURE TO SAY HE'S PROBABLY SOMEWHERE IN THIS AREA. MAYBE NOT IN THE IMMEDIATE AREA BUT I WOULDN'T SAY HE'S TOO FAR AWAY.))
[SUPER=01-Lt. Ricky Walker/Martinsville Police Dept.]
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[OUT Q=too far away]
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[VO-NAT]


Police believe Wade is armed.
If you have any information on his whereabouts, you should call Crimestoppers at 632-7463.
There is a 1- thousand dollar reward and you can remain anonymous.
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[Sensabaugh]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=lyo]
[TAPE#=00-47 TC1:23:17]
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In December, a manhunt in Rockbridge County ended with the suicide of the suspect.
Today, the man's wife was in court, facing charges for her part in his escape.
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When a Rockbridge County deputy arrested D.J. Sensabaugh early on the morning of December 8th, [SUPER=03-Lexing

ton;] investigators say Nancy Wood Sensabaugh began yelling, and searching for a loaded handgun her husband had hidden in a shed.
The young man escaped by driving off in deputy Tony McFadden's patrol car,
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co./December 8;]

initiating a search that continued for several hours. Sensabaugh apparently killed himself later that day, as two deputies were closing in.
Nancy Sensabaugh was charged with impeding an officer, and today she offered a guilty plea.
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[IN Q=She seems to be overcoming]

((PRESCOTT PRINCE/SENSABAUGH'S ATTORNEY: SHE SEEMS TO BE OVERCOMING MANY OF THE PROBLEMS THAT SHE'S HAD IN THE PAST. 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.))
[SUPER=01-Prescott Prince/Sensabaugh's Attorney]
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[OUT Q=problems that she's had.]
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Nancy Sensabaugh will sentenced in May.

[XGR]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#00-54 TC51:22]
[GRAPHIC=Abortion Bills]


It's likely to be the third limit on abortion rights in Virginia since Roe versus Wade made abortion legal in 1973.
Virginia's Senate cast an unrecorded voice vote today to make women wait 24 hours and sign off on state-supplied information before they can have an abortion.
[Double Boxes=Keith and Ellen/State Microwave]


Ellen Qualls at the State Capitol.
What are the penalities and who would be the one in trouble?
[Live=Ellen Full/State Microwave]
[SUPER=@Ellen1;]
[SUPER=05-Richmond;]


Any doctor who fails to require this wait period and supply this information-- including detailed pictures of the fetus at the approximate gestational stage of the pregnancy -- faces a 25-hundred dollar civil penalty.
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[IN Q=It's already]
[SUPER=@File; :00 ]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Randy Forbes/(R) Chesapeake; :08]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Leslie Byrne/(D) Fairfax; :29]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Toddy Puller/(D) Fairfax; :37 ]
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[OUT Q=known as Viagra.]

(( It's already passed the House.
A committee switch this year in the Senate got it to this point after five years.
[sot SENATE 13:58:20]

((SEN. RANDY FORBES/R-CHESAPEAKE: SENATE BILL 1211 IS A BILL THAT WOULD EXTEND TO EVERY WOMAN IN VIRGINIA....EFFECT ON HER LIFE.)) [runs:19]
But it would NOT pass easily.
13 amendments were offered by abortion rights supporters.
[sot SENATE 14:01:43]

((SEN. LESLIE BYRNE/D-FAIRFAX: SOME HAVE GONE AS FAR AS TO CALL THIS THE WOMEN ARE STUPID BILL.)) [runs:07 ]

[sot SENATE 14:06:25]

((SEN. TODDY PULLER/D-FAIRFAX: I THINK IT IS INSULTING TO WOMEN. I FIND IT JUST ABHORRENT THAT IT'S IN THIS BILL.))

[runs:07]

[sot SENATE 14:28:11]

((SEN. LESLIE BYRNE/D-FAIRFAX: NOW IT'S TIME TO TEST THE SINCERITY OF THIS BILL. THIS, THESE TWO AMENDMENTS... COMMONLY KNOWN AS VIAGRA.)) [runs:17]))
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Senator Byrne said her Viagra amendment should "rise or fall, so to speak, on its own merits."
Lieutenant Governor John Hager reflected on its germaneness for 20 minutes-- and ruled it was NOT germane.
The bill passed.
It will get one more reading tomorrow.
The Governor says he'll sign it, Keith.
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[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=NONE]


Last year it was the Amazon, this year some local school children are headed to Hawaii-- thanks to the Jason project and lots of technology.
That's just one story still ahead on News 7 at Six.
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[LIVE=Jennifer Full Microwave]
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(Jennifer Adlibs Tease)
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[Wiley-Drive]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=00-48 TC1:32:57]
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Will Roanoke residents ever be able to DRIVE through Smith Park?
The answer is yes, IF the city can find a way to fit school busses under the Franklin Road Bridge.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith and Jennifer /Microwave;]


That's where we find Jennifer Miele tonight.
[LIVE=JEnnifer FULL/Microwave]
[SUPER=@Jennifer1]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke]


Keith today was supposed to be the day city council approved the plan to open Smith Park to one way traffic.
But it didn't.
If school busses enter the park from the Wasena area, they would not be able to get out because of this small bridge.
So council sent the proposal back to the drawing board.
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[tc:18:12:24]
[IN Q= How are you]

((LINDA WYATT/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL: HOW ARE YOU GOING TO GET THE BUSSES OUT OF THERE?)) [tc:18:12:35] [BUTT BUTT BUTT BUTT BUTT BUTT BUTT] ((SO WHAT YOU ARE SAYING IS SCHOOL CHILDREN JUST CAN'T USE SMITH PARK? THEY CAN USE SMITH PARK BUT IT WOULD REQUIRE USING A SMALLER BUS.))
[SUPER=01-Linda Wyatt/Roanoke City Council; :00 QUICK!!!!!]
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[OUT Q=A small bus.]
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[***JENNIFER'S MIKE HOT***]
Some members of council say it should just be legal for buses to travel both ways on the one way street.
The presence of an officer directing traffic, they say, would solve the problem.
But the city manager felt more work needs to be done on the project.
So council will revisit the proposal in two weeks.
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[LIVE=Jennifer FULL/Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke;]


If Wiley Drive becomes one way in Smith Park, 11 feet will be allotted for pedestrians and joggers, then there will be a two foot barrier, and the remaining 9 feet will be for traffic.
Several members of City council recommended that Wiley Drive become one way through ONLYSmith Park and not Wasena, because changes made there will probably be destroyed an upcoming flood reduction project gets underway.
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[Teen-Driving]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=00-53 TC51:30]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Restrictions on Virginia's teenage drivers are up to Governor Jim Gilmore now.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape;]


A pair of bills has now passed to raise the driving age by six months, limit the number of passengers a teenager can carry, and ban teens from driving between midnight and four A-M.
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[SOT house 01:37:51]
[IN Q=Communities and]

((DEL. JAY O'BRIEN/R-FAIRFAX CO.: COMMUNITIES AND STATES EMBRACE THIS IDEA A YEAR OR TWO AFTER IT'S IN EFFECT. BECAUSE THE FATALITIES GO DOWN, THE CRASHES GO DOWN. THERE'S A VERY TANGIBLE BENEFIT.))
[SUPER=01-Del. Jay O'Brien/(R) Fairfax Co.;]
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[OUT Q=tangible benefit.]
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The bill passed finally in the House today, on an 80 to 18 vote... but NOT without dissent.
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[SOT house 01:34:39]
[IN Q=Trust me]

((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D-VINTON: TRUST ME, IF I THOUIGHT THIS WAS GONNA GET AT WHAT WE WERE GONNA DO, I WOULD VOTE FOR IT. ...PUNISHING A LOT OF FINE YOUNG PEOPLE.))
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[OUT Q=fine young people.]
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[TALENT=Keith]
[SS=None]


A difference between the House and Senate versions will be worked out over the next month.
The House version would let 16 year olds drive to and from work-- even though other teenagers couldn't get a license until they're 16 and a half.

[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=]
[TAPE#=None]
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A mixed day on Wall Street. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The DOW gained 102 points.
Nasdaq lost 17.
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[Crystal-Spring]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=00-55 TC1:05:42]
[GRAPHIC=None]


If things go as planned, the Crystal Spring Pumping Station will be up and running again by May.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The site was shut down in June when the Federal Government mandated higher water quality standards.
The station had no filtration system -- so it didn't comply.
Roanoke City's Utility director today proposed a six and a half million dollar solution.
A "micro filtration" system would act like a strainer, getting micro-organisms out of the water.
Construction bids are out for the new facility.
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[JASON-Project]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=01-02 TC20:32]
[GRAPHIC=NOne]

Local school kids are taking a field trip without ever leaving their seats.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The JASON Project drew dozens of students to the auditorium at Addison Middle School this morning. Through satellite and fiberoptics networks, they were able to tap into a "living laboratory" on the Big Island of Hawaii. They were also able to listen in on a live interview with the crew of the International Space Station.
The program began 12-years ago after a discovery by Dr. Robert Ballard.
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[SOT 55:30-55:52]
[IN Q=Years ago when Dr. Ballard...]

((TRISH LAWSON/PROJECT MANAGER; YEARS AGO WHEN DR. BALLARD DISCOVERED THE WRECKAGE OF THE TITANIC HE WAS JUST INUNDATED WITH LETTERS AND E-MAILS FROM SCHOOL AGE KIDS THAT SAID, "HOW CAN WE GET INVOLVED? WE'D LOVE TO GO WITH YOU AND LEARN ABOUT THE DISCOVERY PROCESS AND HOW YOU DO THE SCIENCE THAT YOU DO." SO HE FOUNDED THE JASON PROJECT AND SLOWLY STARTED TAKING KIDS ON EXPEDITIONS TO REMOTE PARTS OF THE WORLD EACH YEAR.))
[SUPER=01-Trish Lawson/Project Manager;]
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[OUT Q=parts of the world each year.]
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[VO-NAT]

The so-called "telepresences" correspond to a year-long curriculum offered to teachers of classes focusing on everything from science to english to art. Local students will be experiencing the Project at Addison Middle School for the rest of the week.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
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Coming up tonight on News 7 sports, The Virginia Cavaliers are now all the way up number six in the nation - their highest ranking since the Sampson days in 82 and 83.
We'll hear from Pete Gillen
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and the Cavs - who have rebounded nicely this season after not making the NCAA tournament last season.
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[S-UVA]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=sp-80 12548TC]
[GRAPHIC=acc]


The new Associated Press Top 25 college basketball poll is out tonight and UVa is all the 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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[SOT]
[IN Q=YOU KNOW...]
[SUPER=01-Pete Gillen/UVa Head Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=hat on every night."]
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[S-Rebounds]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-86 45:23]
[GRAPHIC=UVa]


As you UVa fans know, the Cavs were hurt they did not make the NCAA tournament last year, but Steve Mason says the Cavaliers have "rebounded" from the set back in ways other than the rankings.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=first audio]
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[SUPER=01-Adam Hall/UVa Junior Guard; :12]
[SUPER=01-Chris Williams/UVa Junior Guard; :21]
[SUPER=01-Roger Mason Jr./UVa Junior Guard; :33]
[SUPER=@Steve1; :40]
[SUPER=01-Travis Watson/UVa Sophomore Forward; :54]
[SUPER=01-Pete Gillen/UVa Head Coach; 1:28]
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[OUT Q=...News 7 sports"]
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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.))
[talent=mike]
[graphic=hold uva]

By the way Diop was at the UVa-Wake game Saturday night and at the end he was serenaded by the UVa students who chante

d "We want Diop."[S-ODAC]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-82 (1:02:31)]
[GRAPHIC=ODAC Logo]


The number one team in the south region is at the Bast Center tonight.
Hampden-Sydney visits Roanoke College in what could be the Old Dominion Athletic Conference's game of the week.
The Tigers are tops in the conference as well as number one in the South Region.
Roanoke comes in tied for second in the ODAC.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="It helps...]
[SUPER=01-Page Moir/Roanoke Head Coach; :00]
[SUPER=01-Colby Leftwich/Roanoke Forward; :26]
[RUNS=:35]
[OUT Q=.....last year here."]
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[TALENT=Mike]
[GRAPHIC=Hold Logo]


Tip off tonight is at 7 o'clock. If you can't make it to the game we will have highlights for you on News 7 at 11.


[S-Jason]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=dal]
[TAPE#=sp-87 tc 49:55]
[GRAPHIC=Radford]


Radford's Jason Williams has been named Big South Basketball Player of the Week.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Radford/Last Week;]


The 6'5' senior forward became the 17th player in Highlander history to score his 1000th career point.
Williams reached the milestone last week in a 20 point effort against Elon.
He followed that effort with 24 points in Radford's win over Charleston Southern.
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[S-NASCAR]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
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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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[Promo]


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


The state budget crunch is hitting some Roanoke Valley attractions.
That has leaders are places like the Science Museum of Western Virginia and Explore Park wondering where they'll find funding.
[Double Boxes=Keith and Teresa/Microwave]


Teresa Hamilton is at Mill Mountain Zoo tonight with a preview.
[Live=Teresa Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=@Teresa1;]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke;]
( ad lib)
(ROLLCUE:Those attractions facing cuts)
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[OUT Q=Science Museum of Western Virginia.]
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[Double Boxes=Keith and Teresa/Microwave]