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A rescue is underway
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[VO-NAT]

tonight after a Navy sub crashes into a ship.
Fire destroys a home in Rockbridge County tonight-
Plus the latest on the man charged with killing Tina Louise Foster- more details today about what may have happened-
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[Talent=Jean]

and get your coats back out.
News 7 is next.

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[VO-NAT]


They're picking up survivors and searching for more after a Navy submarine collides with a ship.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 11]


Good evening.

[Sub-Crash]


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The U-S-S Greenville collided with a Japanese commercial training vessel this afternoon nine miles off Honolulu Hawaii.
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[VO-NAT]


The Navy says the Greeneville was on routine operations when it surfaced and its stern-- that's the rear-end of the ship-- collided with the boat.
A spokeswoman says the boat sank, but the sub had no apparent damage.
[SUPER=03-Honolulu, HI]


25 people from the commercial boat have been rescued-- ten are still missing.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=When we arrived]

((GABE SAGE/COAST GUARD DIVER))
[SUPER=01-Gabe Sage/Coast Guard Diver]
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[OUT Q=life boats came out.]
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[VO-NAT]


Public television in Japan reports that the boat belonged to a vocational fisheries high school and carried students and adults.
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[Rockbridge-fire]


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Fire destroyed a home tonight in Rockbridge County and threatened a church nearby before firefighters were able to bring the blaze under control.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.]


Located south of Lexington near Possum Hollow Road, the residence caught fire around six thirty tonight.

Firefighters say Linda Krantz was at home and heard popping noises before the building went up in flames. David Krantz saw the fire as he was returning home and stopped at a neighbor's to call 911.
The flames also ignited trees and brush.
Firefighters responded from departments throughout Rockbridge County, and they succeeded in keeping the fire from spreading to the Elliots Hill United Methodist Church.
No one was injured, but the house was a total loss.
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[Volvo-Layoffs]


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More tough times at Volvo- The company's Dublin plant is getting hit with more layoffs.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dublin;]


The company announced today- that 400 workers will lose their jobs this month.
The plant will drop production from 90 trucks a day to 72.
At its peak, the plant assembled twice that amount.
Volvo says a down- turn in new truck sales and high fuel prices have hurt business.
Union leaders say its not likely to get better soon.
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[SOT 47:55 - 6:48:04]
[IN Q=It's kind of hard]

((BILL BURTON/LOCAL AUW PRESIDENT: IT'S KINDA HARD WITH THE EXPANSION GOING ON AND LAYING OFF. IT'S HARD TO EXPLAIN IT TO THE WORKERS WHEN WE'RE LAYING OFF AND STILL BUILDING SOMETIMES. IT'S ONE OF THOSE THINGS, I GUESS. ))
[SUPER=01-Bill Burton/Local UAW President;]
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[OUT Q=those things, I guess.]
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[VO-NAT]


The layoffs will take effect February 26th.
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[SWVA-Recession]


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With layoffs at some of the area's largest employers, many wonder if we're heading for a recession.
News 7 business reporter Jennifer Miele found an economists who says psychologists would know better.
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[IN Q=Cutbacks in Southwestern Virginia]
[SUPER=01-Larry Lynch/Roanoke College Professor; :34]
[SUPER=@jennifer1; 1:12]
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[OUT Q=JM News 7.]

(( [PRE PRO]
In the last year, Norfolk Southern cut 718 Roanoke employees.
Lynchburg's Crown Simplimatic laid off more than half of its workforce. (150)
228 Bassett Furniture employees were furloughed in Henry County.
V-F Imagewear in Martinsville severed 186 jobs.
And E-toys in Blairs will lay off all 195 workers by early April. [END PRO PRO]
The thousands of Southwestern Virginian's headed for unemployment look the work of Ebaneezer Scrooge.
So is the region in a recession?
This Roanoke College professors says "bah-humbug."
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[tc:21:18:48]
[IN Q=No I don't think so]

((DR. LARRY LYNCH: NO, I DON'T THINK SO AT ALL, ROANOKE, EVEN WITH ALL THE LAYOFFS YOU JUST REFERRED TO, HAS AN INCREDIBLY LOW UNEMPLOYMENT RATE.))
[OUT Q=unemployment rate.]

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Lynch says the proof is the numbers.
Roanoke's unemployment rate fell to 1-point-4 percent. [ADD Danville]
Same thing in Danville, its down 2-point-9 percent there. [ADD STATE]
And the jobless rate state wide fell to just under two percent. [END PRE PRO]
Lynch says the best way to keep those numbers low is to think small.
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[tc:21:26:45]
[IN Q=I think the solid companies]

((DR. LARRY LYNCH: WHEN MAJOR EMPLOYERS LEAVE, THEY DO ALL OF THE DAMAGE.)) [butt butt butt butt] [tc:21:26:53] ((BRINGING IN SMALLER OPERATIONS IN MY MIND IS BETTER THAN BRINGING IN ONE GIGANTIC EMPLOYER.)) [RUNS09]
[OUT Q=gigantic employer.]

[STAND UP] [TC:05:13:41] ((JENNIFER MIELE/REPORTING: IF YOU RECALL, EBENEEZER SCROOGE HAD A CHANGE OF HEART RIGHT BEFORE THE END OF THE MOVIE. BUT DR. LYNCH SAYS HE REALLY HAD A CHANGE OF MIND -- PRECISELY WHAT WILL KEEP THIS VALLEY OUT OF A RECESSION.)) [RUNS10]
[SOT]
[IN Q=You can borrow to]

((DR. LARRY LYNCH: YOU CAN BORROW MONEY TO BUILD THAT HOUSE, OR BUY THAT LEXUS, IF YOU AREN'T CONFIDENT THAT YOU'LL HAVE A JOB IN SIX MONTHS, YOU'RE STILL NOT GOING TO DO IT.)) [butt butt butt butt] ((IT'S THE CONSUMER CONFIDENCE THAT NEEDS TO BE BACK IN ORDER TO BE SURE THAT PEOPLE ARE GOING TO BUY IT AND SPENT IT.))
[OUT Q=and spend it.]

[RUNS19]
Lynch says it doesn't take Tiny Tim to realize the economy is never a sure thing.
But at this rate, he says, positive thinking will keep shillings in our pockets.
Jennifer Miele, News 7. ))

[Haynes]


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The Goodview woman killed last week- had apparently never met the man police say killed her before the day she disappeared.
[SS=Christopher Haynes]


Ironically Christopher Haynes had stopped in at Hooters while in Roanoke on a military funeral detail.
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[OUT Q=Humphry, NEWS 7.]

(( The 26-year old enlisted man was one of three soldiers from Fort Lee assigned to present the colors at a funeral here January 29th.
After the funeral they stopped for lunch at Hooters and Haynes struck up a conversation with Tina Foster and they exchanged phone numbers.
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[SOT 10:00:00]
[IN Q=At this point]

((AT THIS POINT IN TIME IT DOES NOT APPEAR THERE WAS ANY PREVIOUS CONTACT BETWEEN THESE TWO PEOPLE.)) [RUNS05]
[OUT Q=these two people.]


Haynes and the other two soldiers returned to Fort Lee, and according to Prosecutor Caldwell, Haynes turned right around and returned to Roanoke to meet Foster at the restaurant.
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((I JUST DON'T KNOW WHAT BROUGHT HIM TO THE POINT HE BEAT HER TO DEATH.)) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q=her to death.]


Haynes told police he was still in uniform when he returned to Roanoke.
Authorities seized a considerable amount of military clothing from Haynes' home at Fort Lee. Caldwell says some of it appears to have blood on it.
Police identified Haynes as a suspect with the help of a waitress at Hooters in Chesterfield County- - who said Haynes had come into the restaurant trying to arrange a photo shoot with her.
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[SOT ]
[IN Q=]

((IT'S MY UNDERSTANDING SHE HAD LEARNED OF THIS FROM THE RICHMOND TIMES DISPATCH THAT HAD RUN A FAIRLY LENGTHY ARTICLE. )) [RUNS06]
[OUT Q=lengthy article]


Caldwell says there could be additional charges once police have sorted through all the evdience against Haynes.
Keith Humphry, News 7.))

[Families-Reaction]


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[GRAPHIC=Tina Foster]

The Foster family says they are relieved someone has been arrested but they're still in shock over Tina's death. Yesterday the family laid Tina to rest in Pennington New Jersey.
Today Tina's Uncle spoke by phone from his home in Pennington about how the family is dealing with Foster's death.


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[SOT 1:38:14]
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((KEVIN VINICOMBE/UNCLE: THIS IS A VERY TRYING MOMENT FOR THE FAMILY WE HAVE TREMENDOUS TRUST FOR THE LEGAL SYSTEM AND OUR FAITH IS IN THE AUTHORITIES. RIGHT NOW OUR MAIN CONCERN IS TO GET THROUGH THIS TRYING TIME.))
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[OUTQ=through this trying time.]
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The Fosters say they hope other young women will learn from this experience not to trust strangers.


[Hooters-Reax]


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Despite all that's happened, waitresses at Hooters say they still feel the restaurant chain is a safe place to work.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chesterfield Co.]


Employees say they're well- trained on how to deal with customers who are aggressive or act inappropriately.
And while the Tina Foster case caught their attention, they weren't overly concerned for their own safety.
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((LIBBY TRAIL/HOOTERS WAITRESS: AS FAR AS.. ... ALWAYS BEEN SAFETY FIRST.))
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[OUT Q=been safety first.]
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[VO-NAT]


The company that manages both the Roanoke and Chesterfield County Hooters restaurants says it has cooperated fully with the police investigation.
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[Grayson-Murder]


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Authorities have yet to make an arrest in the murder of a Grayson County woman more than a week ago.
59-year-old Linda McKnight was found shot to death at her home near Independence.
Her husband found the body.
Investigators won't say how many times McKnight was shot, or release any other details about the case.
[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


O-J's back in the news, this time for a case of alleged road rage.
Details are still ahead on News 7.
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[IN Q=I'm Chris Lawrence]
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[OUT Q=coming up.]
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[Sports-Preview]


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[IN Q="O-K sports...]
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[OUT Q=....in sports."]

((O-K sports fans here's what's happening on the Big Seven. The Lady Maroons of Roanoke College returned to the hardwood tonight, Radford and Winthrop would hook up in a Big South Showdown, Stacy Compton and Dodge leads the Way at Daytona and Michael Vick is working on his speed in New Orleans.
All that and more coming up in sports.))
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[Cosby]


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It was four years ago that was murdered.
Tonight the Cosby family finally has the answer it was looking for.
The convicted Killer of Ennis Cosby has admitted to the murder.
Chris Lawrence Reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Kyle Brodie/Deputy Attorney General; :08]
[SUPER=01-Bill Lockyer/CA Attorney General; :16]
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA; :31]
[SUPER=01-Steve Cooley/Los Angeles Co. District Attorney; :53]
[Super=01-Chris Lawrence/Reporting; :59]
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[OUT Q=CBS News, Los Angeles.]

((Mikhail Markhasev started his letter Dear Mr. Brodie ..but it's what came next that shocked the attorney generals office. KYLE BRODIE/DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL: "I've yet to talk to anyone who's seen anything like this." Markhasev wrote that he wanted to abandon his appeal and confess to the murder of Ennis Cosby. BILL LOCKYER/CALIFORNIA ATTORNEY GENERAL: "I am guilty and I want to do the right thing. More than anything, I want to apologize to the victim's family. It is my duty as a Christian and it's the least I can do after the great wickedness for which I'm responsible." Four years ago Bill Cosby's son Ennis was shot to death while fixing a flat tire near a freeway offramp. A jury convicted Markhasev and he was sentenced to life in prison without parole. Until now, Markhasev's appeal was well on its way. "I think this is a case where confession is good for the soul." Prosecutors home the letter brings some closure to Bill Cosby and his family. STEVE COOLEY/LA COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY: "I think this moves them in that direction. And ultimately that's what is most important in this whole process." CHRIS LAWRENCE/CBS NEWS: "In his letter, Markhasev said he tried to get a message to the Cosby family about a month ago, but it did not suggest that he wanted to confess. Chris Lawrence CBS News Los Angeles.))

[Simpson]


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O-J Simpson is facing more charges.
The question this time- was it a case of road rage or just a misunderstanding?
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Miami, FL;]


Simpson turned himself in to Florida police today on charges stemming from a December incident.
A 55-year old motorist accused Simpson of reaching into his car and pulling off his glasses. The motorist- Jeffery Pattison says Simpson scratched his face in the process.
Simpson did not say much today- other than slightly joking with reporters about the case.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=14:23:53]

((SIMPSON: LAUGHS AND SAYS 'HEY DON'T TOUCH ME. THAT'S A CRIME.'))
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[OUT Q=a crime.]
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[VO-NAT]


Simpson's attorneys call the incident all a misunderstanding.
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[SOT 14:25:27]
[IN Q=]

((YALE GALANTER/SIMPSON'S ATTORNEY: MR. SIMPOSN AS YOU ARE ALSO AWARE WAS NOT THE AGRESSOR IN THAT INCIDENT. HE IS PREPARTED TO LET HIS LAWYERS LITIGATE THIS CASE.))
[SUPER=01-Yale Galanter/Simpson's Attorney;]
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[OUT Q=litigate this case.]
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[VO-NAT]


Simpson posted 9-thousand dollars bond-
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[Car-Tax]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=01-07 TC17:02]
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The eavesdropping investigation is over.
And Virginia State Police say the Governor's political action committee is guilty only of software glitches and human error -- NOT criminal wrongdoing.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]


The Senators of both parties who called for the police probe say they're satisfied.
And they say they don't regret asking.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I think]
[sot 11:21:28]

((SEN. KEN STOLLE/R-VIRGINIA BEACH: I THINK IF ANYBODY HAS EVER FELT THAT THERE COMMUNICATIONS ARE BEING INTERCEPTED, IT'S NOT A VERY COMFORTABLE FEELING.))
[sot 11:32:33 ]

((SEN. TOMMY NORMENT/R-WILLIAMSBURG: THERE'S NO QUESTION THE PHONE CALLS WERE MONITORED. THERE'S NO QUESTION THERE WAS INTERVENTION.))
[SUPER=01-Sen. Ken Stolle/(R) Virginia Beach; :00 ]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Tommy Norment/(R) Williamsburg; :08 ]
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[OUT Q=was intervention.]
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[VO-NAT]


But the director of the Governor's political action committee says Senator Stolle (STAH-lee) owes the taxpayers the cost of the State Police investigation.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=He held]
[sot 11:56:48]

((RAY ALLEN: HE HELD A PRESS CONFERENCE TO MAKE WILD AND OUTRAGEOUS ACCUSATIONS AND THIS IS A SHAMEFUL, JUST A SHAMEFUL EXERCISE IN POLITICIZING THE STATE POLICE. AND THE STATE POLICE REPORT IS CLEAR IN EXONERATING EVERYONE INVOLVED.))


[sot 12:36:35]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: IT'S GOOD THAT THE MATTER IS CONCLUDED. IT'S PRETTY MUCH WHAT THE CONTRACT PEOPLE HAD REPORTED TO RAY ALLEN AND HE HAD TOLD US. AND I'M GLAD THAT'S BEHIND US. AND NOW WE NEED TO FOCUS OUR ATTENTION ON ELIMINATING THIS CAR TAX, AND DOING WHAT WE SAID WE WOULD DO FOR THE PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA.))
[SUPER=01-Ray Allen/Governor's PAC Director; :00 ]
[SUPER=@Gilmore; :15]
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[OUT Q=people of Virginia.]
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[TALENT=Jean]
[SS=Jim Gilmore]


We asked the Governor if he'd use the same software and call-connecting technique again- the technique that State Police said caused the problem.
He says he would, without a doubt, if it was the most effective way to lobby voters.
[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


The Space Shuttle and Space Station form a more perfect union. Pictures from space are still ahead.
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[VO-NAT]


And surviving a plane crash. A mom and her three children wait almost a day to be rescued.
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[Plane-Crash]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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A mother and her three children who survived a plane crash on LAke Michigan were rescued today.
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[VO-NAT]
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[Super=X5045 (starts FX)]
[SUPER=75-Beaver Island, MI]


A Coast Guard helicopter lifted the four to safety this morning.
Their chartered plane crashed on Beaver Island last night.
The pilot of the plane and a crew member were killed.
The four survivors- family of the crew-- are in serious and fair condition at a Michigan hospital.
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[Shuttle]


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If you were lucky.. you looked up into the sky and caught a glimpse of the Space Shuttle Atlantis- you could see it from earth-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NASA]


This is the view from NASA- it was a union of cosmic proportions.
Atlantis docked with the International Space Station to unload the new laboratory called Destiny.
The lab cost nearly one and half billion dollars-
It'll take three separate space walks to install the lab- which will not only serve as a science center.
It'll also be used as a fourth room for the three cosmonauts on board.
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((ad lib on cross talk: NASA is curious about the effects of radiation and weightlessness on human body - experiments before sending anyone off to Mars.))

[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=kru]
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Stacy Compton is the fastest during practice at Daytona and Michael Vick is working on his speed in New Orleans.
But first out Extra Point.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=76-MLB; :]

Shortstop Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees has agreed to what will become the second largest player contract in baseball history. The AP and the Yankees say the deal is a ten year 189 million dollar contract. Last winter Yankees owner George Steinbrenner backed away from the contract, but then agreed to the deal later today.

Jeter's deal is second only to Alex Rodriguez's ten year 252 million dollar contract. And here are tonight's scores.

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[S-ODAC]


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The Lady Maroons of Roanoke College pick up an ODAC win last night beating Eastern Mennonite 65 to 42.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Roanoke vs E. Mennonite; :]


The Lady Maroons take the court for the ODAC showdown.
Eastern Mennonite's Emily Mullet drives the base line then makes the under handed pass to Nicole Maslauskas who hits the inside jumper.
But the Maroons rallied Jill Quesenberry hits Katrina Williams who scores underneath the basket.
[SUPER=33-Roanoke/65/Eastern Mennonite/42/;]


Then Williams passes the ball to Sarah Grimes who hits the long three pointer and the Maroons win it 65 to 42.
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[S-Radford]


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[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-85 (1:06:37)]
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Radford and Winthrop are tied for the top spot in the Big South.
The Eagles beat the Higlanders tonight 87 to 65.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rock Hill, SC/HTS; :]


Ron Bradley and the Highlanders on the road for the big game.
Winthrop jumped out to the early lead Corey Watkins hits the three pointer and the Highlanders trailed by 16.
The Eagles run the floor getting it to Ron Myers for the jam and Winthrop led by 13 at the half.
Radford makes a short run to open the second half Peanut Arrington's three made it 50 to 35.
[SUPER=33-Winthrip/87/Radford/65/;]


But the Eagles dominated the boards and Winthrop downs Radford 87 to 65.
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[S-Cave]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-89 (32:53)]
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Over at William Fleming, The Colonels would take on the red hot Knights of Cave Spring.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Colonels vs Knights; :]


Lets go to the action Cave Springs Brian Hamilton gets the ball to J.J. Redick who hits the three from the top of the key.
The Colonels inbound the ball to Andre Johnson he hits Richard Barrett and he hits the long three pointer.
Fleming continued the rally Michael Boyd makes the nice moves through the lane and lays it in for the score.
[SUPER=33-Cave Spring/59/William Fleming/45/;]


Cave Spring answers when Daniel Payne throws the ball to Brad Miller he scores the deuce and the Knights win it 59 to 45.
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[S-Hand]


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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-86 47:20]
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The Virginia men's basketball team has a floor general who has definitely learned how to serve his troops this season. Steve Mason has more on point guard Donald Hand.
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[IN Q=first audio]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville; :00]
[SUPER=01-Donald Hand/UVa Tri-Captain; :09]
[SUPER=01-Roger Mason Jr./UVa Junior Guard; :30]
[SUPER=01-Chris Williams/UVa Junior Guard; :44]
[SUPER=@Steve1; 1:00]
[SUPER=01-Pete Gillen/UVa Head Coach; 1:36]
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[OUT Q=....News 7 sports"]
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((Donald Hand has been asked to play more than a few roles during his four seasons in Charlottesville, and with the Cavaliers winning, his job is becoming more and more fun. ((:)) By the end of January, just over half way through the season, six Cavaliers have scored in double figures in three games. Hand's teammates not only notice his improvement, but appreciate it. ((:)) ((:)) ((STEVE MASON:)) ((:))
Hand is the only UVa basketball player in school history to have captained the team three consecutive years. His grasp of the team concept is a huge reason why. ((PETE GILLEN:))
Hand is gunning for first team all ACC honors after making the second team last year. Steve Mason News 7 sports.))


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[S-Daytona]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-92 (8:26)]
[GRAPHIC=Speedweeks Logo]


The Winston Cup Drivers hit the track at Daytona yesterday morning for two practice sessions.
And Stacy Compton in a dodge was the car to beat.
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Compton, driving the number 92 Dodge, was the second fastest in the morning session with a speed of 182-point-13 miles per hour.
Then he turned in a time of 181-point 55 in the afternoon session giving Compton the fastest car on the track yesterday.
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Michael Waltrip was the fastest in the afternoon session, Brett Bodine was second, Compton third, Ricky Craven fourth and Dale Jarrett fifth.

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Since entering his name in the N-F-L draft, Michael Vick has turned his focus to getting ready for the N-F-L combine February 22-nd in Indianapolis, Indiana.
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Vick is spending the next three weeks in New Orleans working out with Speed coach Tom Shaw.
The former Tech quarterback has worked out on a treadmill in water and he's also tested his arm strength through various drills.
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Vick is hoping the work will impress scouts at the Combine and that he will be the number one pick in the N-F-L draft.
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Cave Spring wins in the R-V-D and Radford loses on the road at Winthrop.
More when we return.

[Letterman]


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Every night on News 7 I say goodnight .. usually in about the same way.
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But tonight on the Late Show with David Letterman- you'll hear some unusual goodbyes from newscasters around the nation.
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((WHEN THEY... TO GO TO BED.))
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Dave's top ten list is coming up Next-
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So stay tuned for the Late Show- for the top ten worst goodnites- On that note- Thanks for watching News 7- ad lib goodnite!