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Coming up_
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[Vo-Nat]
New information that civilians were on board- perhaps at the controls of a U-S sub that sank a fishing boat last week.
How solid is your relationship? On this eve of Valentine's day, we'll check it out.
And don't expect Anna in the E-mail. A computer virus gets worse.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 is next.

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[VO-NAT]


That U-S submarine that sank a Japanese fishing vessel last week- may have had a civilian at the helm-
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at Eleven]


Good evening...

[Submarine]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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A defense officials confirms that civilians were on board the U-S-S Greenville when it slammed into a fishing vessel- and that a civilian was at a helm position.
Nine people are missing and presumed dead- from the accident.
Manuel Gallegus is following this breaking story- and has the latest from Hawaii.
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[SUPER=01-Manuel Gallegus/Reporting; :44]
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((AS HOPE FOR FINDING THE NINE MISSING JAPANESE CREWMEN, TEACHERS AND
STUDENTS ---DWINDLES--- THE NAVY HAS DROPPED A POTENTIAL BOMBSHELL.

IT CONFIRMS A CIVILIAN -- WAS SEATED AT ONE OF THE SUBMARINE'S THREE MAIN CONTROL POSITIONS. IT IS UNCLEAR AT THIS POINT-- WHAT--IF ANY ROLE THE INDIVIDUAL PLAYED IN THE COLLISION.
26-PEOPLE WERE RESCUED FROM THE SEA-- AFTER THE USS GREENEVILLE --- SURFACED BENEATH A JAPANESE FISHING BOAT OFF THE CO

AST OF HAWAII ON FRIDAY. EXPERTS SAY IT WAS AS IF THE SHIP WAS HIT BY A 6-THOUSAND TON TORPEDO. THE NAVY SAYS THE INDIVIDUAL AT THE HELM WAS ON-BOARD FOR A RIDE. THE NAVY SAYS -- HAVING CIVILIANS ON BOARD IS NOT UNUSUAL. THE NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD IS ALREADY INVESTIGATING THE INCIDENT. STANDUP: INVESTIGATORS ARE INSPECTING THE GREENEVILLE-- AND INTERVIEWING THE CREW OF THE US SUBMARINE. IT'S NO DOUBT THEY ARE ASKING WHO WAS SITTING WHERE-- AND EXACTLY WHAT THEY WERE CONTROLLING. MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS, HONOLULU.))

[Chopper-Crash]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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An investigation is on- into another military accident off the Hawaiin coast-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Oahu, HI;]


This one last night- Two Army Helicopters crashed while on a training mission.
Six soldiers are dead- and another eleven are injured.
The choppers were flying in a group- on a "night training" missing.
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[SOT 14:01:28]
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((THIS WAS AN EXERCISE THAT PRACTICED THE ABILITY TO MOVE SOLDIERS AROUND UNDER BATTLEFIELD CONDITIONS USING HELICOPTERS. THIS WAS DONE AT NIGHT. THAT IS SOMETHING WE DO IN COMBAT SO WE PRACTICE.))
[SUPER=01-Adm. Craig Quigley/Defense Deparment;]
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[OUT Q=SO WE PRACTICE.]
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[vo-nat]
Navy officials say the two black hawk choppers came in contact in some way, but its not clear whethe they actually collided.
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[Clifton-Forge]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Should Clifton Forge remain a city?
Tonight, city leaders did their best to convince residents the answer is no.
[Double Boxes=Keith and Teresa/Starlink]


Teresa Hamilton was at an information meeting in Clifton Forge tonight and joins us with more.
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[OUT Q=keep our boundaries]
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[Wythe-Industry]


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A gas-fired power plant could be in the works for Wythe County.
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[Take Map]
Duke Energy has an option to buy 715-acres of land in the Southeast part of the county.
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[SUPER=03-Wytheville;]


The company presented preliminary plans for the plant today to local officials and residents.
Some said they're worried about noise and pollution.
Duke Energy assured them it wants to study the area and environmental impact before moving ahead.
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[IN Q=As far as drawbacks,]

((CHARLES CLAUNCH/DUKE ENERGY: AS FAR AS DRAWBACKS, WE ARE GOING TO LOOK AT AIR IMPLICATIONS, WATER IMPLICATIONS AND AESTHETICS OF THAT LOCATION AND A FACILITY OF THAT SIZE AND WE'LL SHARE THEN WITH THE COMMUNITY IN APRIL.))
[SUPER=01-Charles Claunch/Duke Energy;]
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[OUT Q=mid to late April.]
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The plant could employ up to 400 people during 18 months of construction.
20 to 25 would work there when it's up and running.

[Blacksburg-Rescue]


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Blacksburg Town Council voted NOT to confirm the captain of the town's volunteer rescue squad- ...to the outrage of some squad members.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/WTOB;]


Town council voted unanimously NOT to support the rescue squad's election of Noel Gardner.
Council members questioned his ability to lead after a female squad member made an unpublicized accusation.
No criminal charges have been brought against him.
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((MAYOR ROGER HEDGEPETH: MR. GARDNER IS AWARE OF THE REASONS FOR THE DECISION AND SINCE THIS IS A PERSONNEL MATTER, THOSE REASONS WILL REMAIN CONFIDENTIAL.)) ((JERRY OLINGER/SQUAD MEMBER: I THINK HE WAS GIVEN A VOTE OF CONFIDENCE BY THE RESCUE SQUAD BY OVER 75% OF THE MEMBERS THAT WERE PRESENT. I THINK NOEL WOULD DO A GOOD JOB AS RESCUE SQUAD CAPTAIN AND I THINK THE TOWN DIDN'T GIVE HIM GOOD DUE PROCESS OF LAW.))
[SUPER=01-Roger Hedgepeth/Blacksburg Mayor;]
[SUPER=01-Jerry Olinger/Rescue Squad Member;]
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The town instructed the squad to elect a new captain by March 13th.

[Dog-Attack]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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A Lynchburg police officer is recovering after being attacked by one of the department's drug- sniffing dogs this morning.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co.]


It happened at the city's fire and police training grounds in Campbell County.
Officer Rick Ruggieri (roo-JER-ee).. seen here in file video with his own police dog.. was exercising another handler's dog when it suddenly attacked him.
Ruggieri received wounds to his hands and forehead that required several stitches.
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[SOT 10:49:16]
[IN Q=Anything that]

((MAJOR LEWIS: ANYTHING THAT HAPPENS THAT CAUSES ONE OF OUR PEOPLE TO BE INJURED, OR A CITIZEN TO BE INJURED, IS SOMETHING THAT WE ABSOLUTELY HAVE TO LOOK AT TO DETERMINE WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? WHAT'S THE RIGHT THING TO DO, WHAT'S THE APPROPRIATE RESPONSE?))
[SUPER=01-Maj. Jack Lewis/Lynchburg Police Department]
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[OUT Q=the appropriate response?]
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[VO-NAT]


The dog was destroyed immediately after the attack.
In the past three years, two citizens and two police officers have been attacked by police K-9 dogs.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
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There's another hat in the ring for a Roanoke County judgeship.
Find out who's been nominated when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


And Bill Clinton gets a hearty welcome near the site of his future Harlem office.
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[Sports-Preview]


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((COMING UP IN SPORTS. WILLIAM FLEMING COACH ROLAND LOVELACE WILL BE SITTING OUT THE REST OF THE SEASON. A STUDENT ALLEGES LOVELACE ASSUALTED HIM. HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE HARDWOOD AS NEWS 7 CREWS HIT HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE GAMES. SHAQ IS BACK AND SAFETY IS THE WORD IN DAYTON. ALL THAT LATER IN SPORTS.))

[Valentines]


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[***ANCHOR TAG***]
Valentines Day is just around the corner--and that has some people wondering about the state of their relationships.
Well if you THINK its fine, odds are it is- That's according to a recent study.
Dr. Steve Brody explains as we begin a three-part series on Love from the Inside Out.
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((Looking at the world through rose colored glasses is not unusual. Studies show that we judge ourselves more positively than we deserve, think we have more control than we really do, and are unrealistically optimistic about the future.

So what do we think about our relationships?
SOT: Better than average. Definitely better than average.

TRACK 2: Well, that be may be true for this couple, but not for most of us, according to this recent study in a journal of the American Psychological Association. (Graphics) Individuals perceive their own relationships, according to the study, as both better than and not as bad as others relationships. The study also concluded that This perceived superiority reflects a good deal of illusion. SUPER: DR. STEVE BRODY/PSYCHOLOGIST STAND-UP: Basically, we see what we want to see. Is this bad? Not necessarily. A little illusion is good for the length of a long term relationship. It helps us make more sacrifices. It also prevents us from having an affair. TRACK 3: The stronger your commitment, according to the study, the more likely you are to see your relationship in a positive light. The reverse is also true. When a marriage goes down hill, partners perceive the relationship as worse than it really is to help justify ending it. So dont worry about those rose colored glasses. For when it comes to judging your relationship . . .
SOT: Oh, above average, I think. I mean, its my own opinion, and you know what thats worth (laughs).

TRACK 4: Actually, quite a bit. For according to the research, a little illusion is good for marital health. Dr. Steve Brody for CBS News.))
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=HOLD]


Tomorrow Dr. Brody continues our series with a look at the other side of the coin-- How great expectations can backfire and lead to marital frustration and disappointment.


[Clinton]


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Bill Clinton took a lot of heat for picking a posh New York neighborhood for his new offices- so he's chosen a new location.
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[SUPER=03-New York, NY]


Harlem to be exact- 155th street-
The space costs about 200-thousand dollars to rent for the year- one fourth of what the offices in Midtown would have cost.
People who live in Harlem came out to greet the former President today-
Bill Clinton says he hopes it helps bring economic opportunities to people in the neighborhood- and brings people from different races together.
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[Miles]


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A Christiansburg woman who called her husband's death a suicide... and then the self-defense of a battered wife... pled guilty to first degree murder today.
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[VO-NAT]


Melissa Faye Miles will serve 28 years in prison for shooting her husband, Terry Miles, in the head as he slept last April.
Prosecutors say the 27-year-old mother of two kept suicide notes he had once written and changed the dates on them after the murder.
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[Judgeship]


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The Roanoke Bar Association today endorsed its own candidate to be the new Circuit judge in the Valley.
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Charlie Dorsey, a 46-year old general litigator originally from the Glenvar area has practiced law in Roanoke since 1979.
City lawyers elected him on the third ballot. It came down to Dorsey and Salem lawyer Jim Swanson who won the County Bar's recommendation last week.
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((I'VE SUBSTITUTED FOR YEARS, AND I'VE ENJOYED LEAVING ASIDE THE ADVOCACY SITUATION OF A LAWYER AND TRYING TO BE MORE BALANCED IN TERMS OF HEARING BOTH SIDES AND DEALING WITH BOTH SIDES.))
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Delegate Morgan Griffith indicated Swanson's second place showing today in Roanoke could help him. The local legislative delegation will make a decision Friday.

[Video-conferencing]


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The technology age has caught up with the law in Roanoke.
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[VO-NAT]
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City lawyers met today in federal court for a demonstration of the courtroom's new video conferencing capability.

Judge Sam Wilson says it will help "level the playing field."
The latest in computer-generated graphics are now available to all, not just government lawyers and attorneys with wealthy clients.
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[Gas-pipeline]


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Roanoke County's Board of Supervisors denounced a study about a proposed natural gas pipeline today.
The board hired an engineering firm to find out how much it would cost to put two pipelines next to each other.
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[VO-NAT]

[PRE PRO PAGE 1]
The report from Hayes, (See) Seay, Mattern and Mattern reads, "Co-location of the existing E-T-N-G easment, is not an option."
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Residents who want the pipelines to run next to each other complained today saying the firm was asked for a price tag, not an opinion.
The report was sent to the State Corporation Commission examiner who is currently reviewing a proposed Virginia Gas merger.
If the merger goes through, the new pipeline will most likely be built on a NEW site.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The Engineering firm has not had an opportunity to explain its findings.
News 7 will continue to follow the story.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
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It's been out of action for 20 years, but today a railroad caboose rolled into Craig County with a new lease on life.
That's just one of the stories still ahead on NEws 7.
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[vo-nat]
And don't be fooled by the Anna Kournikova- e-mail.
It's promises the tennis star- but delivers a computer virus.
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((IT'S NOT A DESTRUCTIVE VIRUS IN THAT IT DOESN'T DELETE DATA IT'S BEEN SAFER THAN OTHER VIRUSES AROUND.))
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[vo-nat]
But it could spell trouble for computers worldwide- as its spreading fast.
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[Kournikova-Virus]


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The Anna Kournakova computer virus isn't going away- in fact it's getting worse.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


The virus based around the Russian tennis player is sweeping across the world- as people open an e-mail promising pictures of the star.
Computer experts say it's not surprising this virus is spreading near Valentine's Day.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=14:24:18]

((ALED MILES/COMPUTER SECURITY EXPERT: I THINK YOU'VE GOT A PRETTY GIRL WHO IT SEEMS, HAS PICTURE IN THE E-MAIL THAT'S BEEN SENT TO YOU.. SO GUESS WHAT? MEN ARE OPENING THIS FILE BECAUSE THEY WANT TO SEE EXACTLY WHAT THIS PICTURE CONTAINS, SO THEY'RE PERPETUATING THE PROBLEM.))
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[VO-NAT]


The virus does not delete files, but it can clog servers by copying itself to every address on the computers hard disk.
It could bring the global e-mail network to a standstill.
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[Danville-Movies]


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There could soon be more lights, cameras and action in Southside.
Four movie companies are interested in shooting projects in the Dan River Region.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville/Last October]


This comes nearly six months after Oprah Winfrey's production company filmed "Amy and Isabelle" in Danville.
Producers of that movie believed the area's farms, river, and historic mills made for ideal shooting locations.
City Leaders hope the attention from Hollywood will turn Danville into a must see tourist attraction.
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[SOT 16:40:48]
[IN Q=Its great exposure]

((MARGARET McMANN/DANVILLE'S CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: ITS GREAT EXPOSURE NOT ONLY TO PEOPLE THROUGHOUT THE STATE OR THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES TO WHAT DANVILLE IS BUT ITS ALSO A GREAT BOOST TO OUR ECONOMY.))
[SUPER=01-Margaret McMann/Danville's Chamber of Commerce]
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[OUT Q=boost to our economy]
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[VO-NAT]


McMann says two of the four projects could be shot within the next couple of months.
One is a major motion picture, the other three are tv movie specials.
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[Caboose]


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It travelled by road, not rail, but today a vintage caboose made a final run from Roanoke to New Castle.
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Built in 1947, the caboose was retired from the Norfolk and Western Railway in 1981. Recently restored by a local group, Roanoke Rail Car, the caboose was purchased by Don Caldwell, a resident of Craig County.
Caldwell grew up around trains. His father worked for the railroad. He plans to use the caboose as an office.
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[Weather] [02/13/2001] [WXPRO/FULL] Current Statistics Weather Statistics [MUSIC UNDER]
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[Web Address Announce] [Pinnacle 4885ess]
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A student is alleging William Fleming head basketball coach Roland Lovelace assaulted him.
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[vo-nat]
[super=04-File Tape;]


Roanoke Police say the 17 year old male went to the magistrate Saturday. A warrant was served yesterday.
Fleming Principal Halley Carr says Lovelace has been suspended from Roanoke City Schools pending an investigation.
[super=03-Roanoke/February 9;]


The student's allegations stem from an incident following the Colonels' February 9th game against Cave Spring.
Marshall Ashford will coach the team through the rest of the season.
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[S-High]


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A packed house watched Cave Spring invade the Patriots' palace last night.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Cave Spring vs. Patrick Henry;]


The Knights' Brad Miller finds Daniel Payne with the pass. Payne gets an easy two off the glass and Cave Spring is in control.
P-H's Dujuan Johnson tries to cut into the Knight lead as he drains the long two for the Patriots.
[super=33-Cave Spring/95/Patrick Henry/67;]


But Bryce Gannon finds a friendly rim and Cave Spring gets another three points. The Knights cruise to the 95-67 win.
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]

[S-ODAC]


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[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/E. Mennonite vs. Roanoke;]


Eastern Mennonite visited the Bast Center for an ODAC battle. Colby Leftwhich gets Roanoke College off to the early lead by draining the "J."
Mennonite answers, Alex Ivanitsky drives to the hoop to put points on the board for the Royals.
[super=33-E. Mennonite/63/Roanoke College/78;]


But the Maroons are too powerful. Ben Halterman makes the perfect ally oop pass to Brad Dunleavy and Roanoke wins 78-63.
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[anchor=denise]
[ss=ODAC]


In women's action Jessica Mentz became W&L's all time leading scorer with 22 points last night in the Generals' 79-66 loss to Emory and Henry. Mentz has 1172 career points.

[S-Add]


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Virginia Tech junior center Nicole Jones underwent emergency appendectomy surgery yesterday afternoon after experiencing abdominal pain earlier in the day.
Jones is expected to be released from Montgomery Regional Hospital Wednesday and will be out indefinitely.
The Tech women's basketball team is in Morgantown, for tonight's game against West Virginia.

[S-Shaq]


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[WRITER=dal]
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All but three NBA teams were in action tonight and the Lakers were excited to have Shaquille O'Neal back on the court.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-E.Rutherford, NJ/Fox Sports;]


Shaq has been out since January 26th because of a sprained right arch.
L-A was 4-and-2 without last season's league M-V-P.
Tonight the center had 32 points and 14 rebounds in the Lakers 113-110 overtime win over New Jersey
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[S-Safety]


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[WRITER=dal]
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[GRAPHIC=Speedweeks]


Safety was the topic of conversation in Daytona.
Mike Stevens says it's a subject always on the minds of the drivers.
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