[1-News-Head]

[TALENT=Keith]

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[V/O-NAT]
The tip that led to the arrest of an Army man came from a Hooters waitress in Chesterfield County. She says Christopher Haynes tried to arrange a photo shoot with her just as he did with the woman in Roanoke he's now charged with killing.
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[TALENT=Keith]


And the Volvo Truck plant gets ready to lay off about 400 workers.

[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=Sports-Head]
[GRAPHIC=None]


In sports, Michael Vick works out with a speed coach in New Orleans Virginia point guard Donald Hand talks about his season.
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[VO-NAT]


And Dodge led the way as the Winston Cup cars practiced this morning at Daytona.
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[WX-Head]
[TALENT=Robin]
[SS=None]


It was warm while it lasted but the free lunch is over beginning tonight. Cold air, strong winds and a brief period of showers coming up tonight.

[Video-Open]


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



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[SOT 9:47:25]
[IN Q=He has made]

((HE HAS MADE ADMISSIONS THAT IMPLICATE HIM AS THE PERSON WHO KILLED HER.))
[RUNS=:04]
[OUT Q=who killed her.]
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[V/O-NAT]
The Prosecutor outlines the case against the Army Specialist accused of killing a Hooter's waitress in Roanoke.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[GRAPHIC=News7at6]

Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry.

[Haynes]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=00-51 TC1:26:25]
[GRAPHIC=Haynes]


Tina Foster had apparently never met the man before the day she was killed.
Ironically Christopher Haynes had stopped in at Hooters while in Roanoke on a military funeral detail.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The 26 year]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Donald Caldwell/Prosecutor; :18]
[SUPER=03-Fort Lee; :25]
[SUPER=03-Chesterfield Co.; :57 ]
[RUNS=1:13]
[OUT Q=lengthy article.]

(( 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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[SOT 9:46:35]
[IN Q=I just don't]

((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]))
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[Families-Reaction]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=kwe]
[TAPE#=00-46 TC1:57:59]
[GRAPHIC=Tina Foster]


The family of Tina Foster laid her to rest yesterday in Pennington, New Jersey. Today her family is talking about how they're dealing with their loss. [2-SHOT] Kate Weidaw talked with the family this afternoon.
[LIVE=Kate/FULL]
[SUPER=@Kate1]


Keith, The Foster's say they are relieved Christopher Haynes has been arrested but they are still shocked by what happened. Earlier today I spoke by phone with Tina's Uncle in Pennington New Jersey. He tells me the family is having a hard time dealing with their loss.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[RUNS=:29]
[OUT Q=she loved everybody else.]
(([SOT 1:38:14]
[INQ=]

((KEVIN VINICOMBE/UNCLE: THIS IS A VERY TRYING MOMENT FOR THE FAMILY WE HAVE TREMENDOUS TRUST FOR THE LEGAL SYSTEM AND OUR FAITH IN THE AUTHORITIES. RIGHT NOW OUR MAIN CONCERN IS TO GET THROUGH THIS TRYING TIME.))
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[SOT 1:38:55]
[INQ=]

((KEVIN VINICOMBE: TINA WAS A VERY LOVING, GENEROUS PERSON, A CREATIVE PERSON VERY FRIENDLY VERY OPEN AND EVERYBODY LOVED HER AS MUCH AS SHE LOVED EVERYBODY ELSE.))
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[RUNS= 13]))
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[LIVE= Kate/FULL]


The Fosters say they do not know and have never heard of Christopher Haynes before. They are hoping that other young women like Tina will learn from this incident to not trust strangers. [2-SHOT]

[Hooters-Reax]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=00-45 TC1:57:41]
[GRAPHIC=None]


There's also reaction from the company that manages both the Roanoke Hooters restaurant and the Hooters in Chesterfield County.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chesterfield Co.]


The Cornette Management Group issued a statement concerning the Foster case today in Richmond.
Officials say they're relieved police apparently have caught the man responsible for her murder.
And waitresses there say it's still a safe place to work.
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[SOT 10:21:23//10:24:05]
[IN Q=Of course]

((PHIL CORNETTE/HOOTERS RESTAURANTS: OF COURSE THERE'S GENERAL CONCERN.. WE WEREN'T AWARE OF WHAT EXACTLY HAPPENED.. OBVIOUSLY THE MAJORITY OF OUR STAFF IS PART-TIME.. CAME TO US.)) ((LIBBY TRAIL/HOOTERS WAITRESS: THERE WAS CONCERN AS FAR AS .. THAN IT WAS TWO WEEKS AGO.))
[SUPER=01-Phil Cornette/Hooters Restaurants; :00]
[SUPER=01-Libby Trail/Hooters Waitress; :18]
[RUNS=33]
[OUT Q=two weeks ago.]
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[VO-NAT]


Hooters says its staff is well- trained on how to handle aggressive customers.
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[Volvo-Layoff]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=00-55 TC1:08:14]
[GRAPHIC=Volvo Layoffs]


A bad year for Volvo Trucks' Dublin plant just got worse...
The company announced today it's cutting back production.
That means more workers will lose their jobs.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith and MArya /Microwave;]


Marya Jones is in our New River newsroom.
Marya, how many workers will be affected?
[LIVE=Marya FULL/Microwave]
[SUPER=@Marya1;]
[SUPER=05-Blacksburg;]


Keith, the company estimates that 400 workers will work their last day on February 26th.
That places the plant at 16-hundred workers ... one-half of what it employed at its peak.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=In a peak year,]
[SUPER=03-Dublin; :00]
[SUPER=01-Bill Burton/Local UAW President; :26]
[RUNS=:45]
[OUT Q=line rate reduction.]

(( In a peak year, Volvo expanded its Dublin assembly line to make as many as 200 trucks a day.
By next month, the plant will be producing 72 trucks a day.
Volvo says the layoffs are in response to a downturn in the market... fueled by sluggish truck sales and high gas prices.
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[SOT 6:48:36 - :38]

((BILL BURTON: I JUST WISH I COULD SAY THAT'S THE END OF IT, BUT I'M NOT SURE. )) [runs:02]
Union present Bill Burton says with the entire new truck industry in decline, things are likely to get worse before they get better.
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[SOT 6:46:34 - :53]

((EVERYBODY'S GETTING HIT. OUR ORDER BOARD'S JUST NOT COMING IN. :39 THEY TALKED ABOUT DOWN WEEKS, AND THAT WOULD PREVENT THE LAYOFF. AND THINGS CHANGED LATER IN THE WEEK AND YESTERDAY, THEY TOLD US THERE WOULD BE A LINE RATE REDUCTION.)) [runs:19]))
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[LIVE=MArya FULL/Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Blacksburg;]


And a 20 percent reduction in the workforce at Volvo is likely to be felt all around the New River Valley.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith and Marya /Microwave;]


The union expects a number of Volvo's suppliers to make cutbacks as well.
Keith?

[Recession]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=01-06 TC10:11]
[GRAPHIC=None]


All these layoffs in Southwestern Virginia don't necessarily mean we're headed for a recession.
A local economists says, it's all in our heads.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]


Larry Lynch is a professor of Economics at Roanoke College.
Lynch says what HAS kept and WILL keep the area out of recession is consumer confidence.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=You can borrow money]

((DR. LARRY LYNCH/ROANOKE COLLEGE: YOU CAN BORROW MONEY TO BUILD HAT HOUSE OR BUY THAT LEXUS, IF YOU'RE NOT CONFIDENT YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE THAT JOB IN SIX MONTHS, YOU'RE STILL NOT GOING TO DO IT. IT'S THE CONSUMER CONFIDENCE THAT NEEDS TO BACK IN ORDER TO BE SURE THAT PEOPLE ARE GOING TO BUY IT AND SPEND IT.))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Larry Lynch/Roanoke College]
[RUNS=19]
[OUT Q=buy it and spend it.]
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[VO-NAT]


Lynch says consumer confidence will hold strong as long as we think small.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=When major employers]

((DR. LARRY LYNCH: WHEN MAJOR EMPLOYERS LEAVE, THEY DO ALL THE DAMAGE..)) [BUTT BUTT BUTT BUTT] ((BRINGING IN SMALLER OPERATIONS IN MY MIND, IS BETTER THAN BRING IN ONE GIGANTIC EMPLOYER.))
[OUT Q=gigantic employer.]
[RUNS=09]
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[VO-NAT]


Lynch says the proof is in the numbers.
Roanoke's unemployment rate is down to 1-point-4 percent.
A similar story in Danville, down to 2-point-nine.
And statewide, unemployment is just under two percent.
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[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=NONE]


A national retail chain with locations in Roanoke and Lynchburg is closing stores and changing its image.
More on what Lechters has in store in just a moment.
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[VO-NAT]


And state troopers have finished their investigation of the Governor's Car Tax phone bank.
Find out what they found next on News 7 at Six.
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[Car-Tax]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=01-07 TC14:59]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Sometimes, the call agents at the Governor's phone bank WERE staying connected to calls between state senators and their constituents.
But Virginia State Police investigators say that was unintentional -- and NOT criminal.
Richmond Bureau Chief Ellen Qualls has the reaction.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It was a politically ]
[SUPER=01-Ray Allen/Governor's PAC Director; :04]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/File Tape; :13 ]
[SUPER=01-Ken Stolle/(R) Virginia Beach; :28 ]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Tommy Norment/(R) Williamsburg; :54 ]
[SUPER=@Gilmore; 1:12]
[SUPER=@Ellen1; 1:39 ]
[RUNS=1:47]
[OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.]

(( Phonegate 2001 is apparently over.
[sot 11:55:41 ]

((RAY ALLEN: IT WAS A POLITICALLY MOTIVATED WITCH HUNT FROM THE VERY BEGINNING. AND STATE POLICE HAVE CONCLUDED THAT AND COMPLETELY EXONERATED EVERYONE INVOLVED.)) [runs:08 ]
Well, NOT exactly.
NO intentional eavesdropping by the Governor's political action committee was found, after four State Police investigators spent two weeks on the probe asked for by Senate Finance Committee members of both parties.
The Senators say they're satisfied.
[sot 11:20:42 ]

((SEN. KEN STOLLE/R-VIRGINIA BEACH: IF WE DIDN'T HAVE CONFIDENCE IN THE STATE POLICE WE PROBABLY WOULD HAVE ASKED THE FBI TO INVESTIGATE. WE DIDN'T. I THINK FROM WHAT LITTLE I KNOW ABOUT THE REPORT, AGAIN, THEY DETERMINED THAT THERE WERE PEOPLE UNINTENTIONALLY ON THE LINE, FOR SOME PERIOD OF TIME, SOMETIMES FOR THE ENTIRE LENGTH OF THE PHONE CALL.)) [runs:15]
But the Governor's PAC director thinks Senator Stolle should pay for a State Police investigation he alleges cost tens of thousands of taxpayer dollars.
[sot 14:25:21]

((SEN. KEN STOLLE: RAY ALLEN'S ACTED LIKE A MORON IN THIS.)) [runs:03]

[sot 11:34:43]

((SEN. TOMMY NORMENT/R-WILLIAMSBURG: I KNOW THAT MY FRIEND SENATOR STOLLE WAS MUCH MORE ELOQUENT THAN THAT. MUCH MORE ELOQUENT THAN THAT.)) [runs:07 ]
State Police say software glitches contributed to the telemarketers being unable to hang up.
Would the Governor use the same software and call-connecting approach again?
[sot 12:38:49]

((GOV. JIM GILMORE: OH YES. YES. I WOULD. AND WOULD AGAIN IF I THOUGHT THAT WAS THE BEST APPROACH. BUT I'M TRYING TO JUST DO THIS IN A WAY THAT I THINK IS MOST EFFECTIVE OF GETTING THE PUBLIC AWARE OF OUR STRONG COMMITMENT TO THE ELIMINATION OF THE CAR TAX.)) [runs:16]
At a Monday summit between Gilmore and the two Republican senators we talked to, all parties agreed to de-escalate the rhetoric and be less aggressive.
[sot 11:36:57 ]

((SEN. TOMMY NORMENT/R-WILLIAMSBURG: IF WE CAN'T DE-ESCALATE IT, THEN I'M GONNA CONTINUE TO LINE UP AND PLAY.)) [runs:06 ]
Both sides agree, the billions of taxpayer dollars at stake over how to cut the car tax make it a serious game.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

[Lechters]


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


A national housewares chain is closing 166 stores.
Lechters says about a third of its stores are underperforming.
So it plans to change its focus to a single new brand, called "think kitchen," to draw more customers into the remaining 241 stores.
No word yet if the Lechters at Valley View Mall in Roanoke or River Ridge Mall in Lynchburg will make the switch or be closed.

[Stocks]


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


Talk of layoffs put Wall Street in a selling mood today. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
[RUNS=:30]
[SUPER=x5000;]
[SUPER=440-y/99.10/10781.45/y/91.09/2470.97;]


The DOW lost 99 points.
NADAQ fell 91.
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[Brown]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6p]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=00-49 TC1:18:16]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


The case against a 17-year-old Roanoke girl charged with murder is headed to the grand jury.
Nastassia Brown is accused of the fatal stabbing of 22-year-old Monique Swain.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/December 27;]


Swain was stabbed outside her home at Bluestone Apartments last December.
At a preliminary hearing this afternoon, Swain's younger sister Marquita said the defendant came at her with a knife, following a dispute over Brown's ex-boyfriend.
Monique Swain tried to get the knife away from Brown, and during the struggle, Brown stabbed her.
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[Grayson-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6p]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Murder Invest.]


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.

[Clowdis]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=00-50 TC1:27:44]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A Pulaski County gynecologist accused of fondling a teenage babysitter at his house was cleared of all charges today by a judge.
36-year-old Doctor William Glenwood Clowdis Junior slipped out the backdoor without comment after the charges were dismissed.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski;]


Family members and Clowdis' attorney say the 17-year-old babysitter's accusations ruined his practice and forced it to shut down.
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[SOT 16:57:46 - 16:58:04]
[IN Q=Dr. Clowdis]

((MICHAEL BARBOUR/CLOWDIS' ATTORNEY: DR. CLOWDIS AND HIS WIFE HAD A REGULAR BABYSITTER HERE FOR YEARS AND SHE WAS HERE TODAY TO TESTIFY AND I THINK IT'S VERY UNFORTUNATE FOR DR. CLOWDIS AND HIS WIFE THAT SHE WAS NOT AVAILABLE THE LAST WEEK OF JULY. HAD SHE BEEN AVAILABLE IN THE LAST WEEK OF JULY, WE WOULDN'T BE HERE TODAY.))
[SUPER=01-Michael Barbour/Clowdis' Attorney;]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=wouldn't be here today.]
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Clowdis' family says he hopes to resume his practice.

[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=Sports Tease]
[GRAPHIC=None]


And coming up in sports, Dodge led the way during Winston Cup practice today Michael Waltrip also had a good practice.
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[VO-NAT]


And Michael Vick is in New Orleans working on his speed.
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[S-Daytona]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-89 (31:59)]
[GRAPHIC=Speedweeks Logo]


A lot of surprises as the Winston Cup drivers went through 2 practice sessions at Daytona today.
Dodge made its return to racing today and flexed its muscles. Stacy Compton's Melling Racing dodge was the fastest car after the two practice sessions.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Daytona Beach, FL/HTS; :]


Michael Waltrip, driving the Dale Earnhardt owned NAPA chevrolet was pretty impressive too. He was sixth fastest in the morning session with a speed of 181 point 55 miles per hour. Waltrip remained among the top 5 fastest cars and he says this could be his year to make it to victory lane.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=It's definitely...]
[SUPER=01-Michael Waltrip/Second Fastest; :]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=......that way."]
[ANCHOR=Roy]
[GRAPHIC=Hold Logo]


The Winston Cup cars will qualify for the Daytona 500 tomorrow afternoon.




[S-Vick]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-81 (1:02:39)]
[GRAPHIC=Michael Vick]


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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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New Orleans, LA/WWL; :]


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.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="Well, I'm...]
[SUPER=01-Michael Vick/NFL Quarterback Prospect; :]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=.....down here."]
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[VO-NAT]


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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[SOT]
[IN Q="I'm just...]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=....that spot."]
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[S-Hand]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-86 47:20]
[GRAPHIC=UVa]


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 the maturation process that is almost complete in point guard Donald Hand.
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[SOT]
[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]
[RUNS=1:58]
[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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[WIPE TO PINNACLE 1203] This Sunday the Cavs take on Ga. Tech, a team they lost to earlier this year on Charlottesville. You can watch the Cavs and Yellow Jackets right here on Your Hometown Station Sunday afternoon at 1:30.
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