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A big night for Democrat Mark Warner... he's the next Governor of the Commonwealth..
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We'll hear from all the candidates.... have all the numbers and several live reports.
Plus all the local races... and how new districts affects the house of delegates.
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[Anchor=Jean]


News 7 special election coverage is next.

[Governor]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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And what a night for the Democrats.... Tonight they take two of the top spots in the state-... while repubicans pick up several seats in the House of delegates.
(+++++++)

[TAKE LEADER 100]
Let's get right to the numbers.
Mark Warner spent millions and tonight the numbers paid off.
He will be the first Democratic Governor of the commonwealth in 12 years....
Warner with of the vote to Republican Mark Earley's
Libertarian Bill Redpath with just one percent of the vote.
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[1-Morris]


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A sweep for Democrats in the top state offices...
To help make sense of it all... .
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Keith-Tom /On Record Set;]


we go to my colleague Keith Humphry and political analyst Dr. Tom Morris.
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[SUPER=201-Dr. Tom Morris/Emory & Henry College;]
(KEITH AND TOM ADLIB)



[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Keith-Tom /On Record Set;]



[Warner]


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They'll be partying late into the night at Democractic Headquarters in Richmond.
Mark Warner will be the next governor of Virginia.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Ellen/Starlink;]


Ellen Qualls is at the Warner camp now.
They're ecstatic, no doubt Ellen?

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[SUPER=205-Richmond]
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[Earley]


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Not a good night for Mark Earley.
Steve Smallshaw has been following the events where the Republicans have gathered and has this report.
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[OUT Q=Steve Smallshaw at Republican Campaign Headquarters]
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[Lt-Gov]


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The Lieutenant governor's race remained undecided until late into the night.
But the Democrats pulled out another win there.
(+++++++)

[TAKE LEADER 110]
Democrat Tim Kaine the winner in a close race over Republican Jay Katzen.
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[Atty-Gen]


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The lone bright spot for Republicans in the statewide races was attorney general, a contest that was never close tonight.
(+++++++)

[TAKE LEADER 120]
Republican Jerry Kilgore took an early lead and held on to it...
Beating out Democrat Donald McEachin.
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[Kilgore]


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Kilgore is an attorney originally from this part of the state....
He made that clear in tonight's victory speech.
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((SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA IS BACK ON THE MAP TONIGHT.. CHEERS.))
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Kilgore personally thanked Senator George Allen for belieivng in a young prosecutor from Southwest Virginia-- and he remembered his roots as he declared victory tonight.
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((JERRY KILGORE/ATTORNEY GENERAL ELECT: IT'S AN HONOR TO BE STANDING HERE AS VIRGINIA'S NEXT ATTORNEY GENERAL.. CHEERS. WORDS WILL NEVER DESCRIVE WHAT MARTY AND I FEEL AT THIS VERY MOMEMNT. I OFTEN SAY IT'S A LONG WAY FORM GATE CITY TO MR. JEFFERSON'S CAPITOL.. LAUGHTER.))
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[McEachin]


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Democrat Donald McEachin urged Virginian's to fall in behind Kilgore.
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As for his own future, McEachin says his law firm needs to report to work at 8 AM. But don't count him out.
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McEachin beat out Roanoke Senator John Edwards, Danville Candidate Whitt Clement, and Richmond lawyer Sylvia Clute to win his parties nomination this year.

[Web-Results]


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[Election Music Under]
Our political expert Tom Morris will join us later with a look at what these returns mean for Virginia's future.

And just ahead, we'll turn to the House of Delegates races.
(+++++++)

[Take Internet Home Page]
But if you can't wait any longer for the numbers, you can log on to WDBJ7-dot-com any time for the latest returns, updated as soon as they come in.
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[COMM BREAK #1]




[Delegates]


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Redistricting dramatically changed many area House of Delegate districts this year. Several Democrats looked at the new lines and chose to retire. Others tried to hang on in districts that became much more Republican.





[6th-District]


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In the newly-drawn 6th House District, Democrat Benny Keister found himself running in what is now a heavily Republican area.
(+++++++)

[TAKE LEADER 140]
And it was a tight race tonight... The former Dublin mayor going for his second term- over Republican Billy Ashworth- the Wytheville businessman and banker.
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[TAKE LEADER 150]

[7th-District]


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[TAKE LEADER 150]

(+++++++)

[TAKE LEADER 150]
The new 7th House District took away more than half of Democrat Jim Shuler's constituency and his position in Richmond.
Republican Challenger Dave Nutter the winner there with 52 percent of the vote.
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[NRV-Reaction]


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Nutter is the director of media relations at Virginia Tech.... and former chairman of the Montgomery County GOP.


[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Rachel/NRV Microwave;]


He's now headed to Richmond.
Rachel Cannon is in the New River Valley....
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[SUPER=205-Blacksburg]

Jean, Nutter says heart and energy brought him tonight's win, Democratic Delegate Jim Shuler believes re-districting handed him the loss.
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((Nats TC 50:34:23 "shaking head I'm overwhelmed" Overcome with emotion Republican Dave Nutter says door to door campaigning made the difference in his win for the 7th.
The Tech spokesman, now delegate elect says he's honored.
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((DAVE NUTTER/(R) 7TH DISTRICT DELEGATE CANDIDATE; I'M JUST SO HONORED THAT I THINK THE LAST FIGURES WE SAW WAS 8-THOUSAND PEOPLE WANTED ME TO REPRESENT THEM IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SO I'M STILL JUST SHOCKED TAKING IT ALL IN I'M JUST VERY GRATIFIED.))
[OUT Q=.VERY GRATIFIED.]

Nutter admits being surprised by the win, citing small campaign funds and a well known opponent. Nats TC Democrat Jim Shuler says redistricting made his return to Richmond a challenge. After representing the 12th District for 8-years, the retired veterinarian lost a close race.
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((JIM SHULER/(D) 7TH HOUSE DISTRICT CANDIDATE; WELL IT'S BEEN A HARD RACE AND I'VE BEEN AT IT FOR ABOUT 12 WEEKS AND AS YOU KNOW I'VE DEALT WITH THE REJURISDICTION AND THEY TOOK AWAY MY BASE AREA IN BLACKSBURG BUT I TOLD THEM I WOULDN'T SURRENDER THEY WOULD HAVE TO BEAT ME AT THE POLLS, SO I'VE GIVEN IT ALL I CAN GIVE AND WORKED HARD FOR THE CITIZENS OF THE NEW RIVER VALLEY.))
[OUT Q=OF THE NEW RIVER VALLEY.]))
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New River Valley officials say residents in the area didn't post a higher than normal turnout on this election day. Final numbers?? It was steady but typical for a non-presidential election year.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Rachel/NRV Microwave;]

Jean?


[5th-District]


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Another upset to talk about in the House of Delegates.
(XXXXXXXX)

[TAKE LEADER 130]
In the Fifth District, Republicans pick up another seat...
Bill Carrico knocking Democrat John Tate out of office.
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[TAKE LEADER 160]

[8th-District]


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(+++++++)

[TAKE LEADER 160]
The House Majority Leader is most likely smiling tonight...
Not only did Morgan Griffith easily pick up a win over Democrat Dana Martin....
He's also watching his party pick up many seats in the house of delegates tonight.
Griffith was first elected in 1993.

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Area Republicans expected to hold on to their seats, and maybe pick up a few others as well. They certainly did that.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Joe/Microwave;]


Joe Dashiell is with Morgan Griffith, the House Majority Leader, who is in Salem tonight.
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(Joe Adlibs live interview)
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[SUPER=205-Salem;]
(adlib toss back)



[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Joe/Microwave;]




[9th-District]


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A good night for republicans in the ninth district as well.
Republican Allen Dudley will continue to serve that region.
(+++++++)

[TAKE LEADER 170]
Dudley handily beat independent candidate and well-know race track owner Whitey Taylor.
Dudley was first elected in 1993- he's headed back to Richmond.
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[TAKE LEADER 180]

[10th-District]


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(+++++++)

[TAKE LEADER 180]
In the 10th, Ward Armstrong was one of three Democrat incumbents re-drawn inside one district.
He'll return to Richmond again.
Armstrong beating Republican challenger Brett (Geese-ler) Geisler.
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[TAKE LEADER 190]

[12th-District]


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(+++++++)

[TAKE LEADER 190]
The new 12th House District now extends from Bath County to Blacksburg.
Creigh Deeds moved into the district and will stay in the House of Delegates, easily beating independent Kathleen (O-RYE-in) Orion.
One case where the district change did not affect the incumbent- nor hurt the Democrats.
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[Democrats]


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Roanoke Valley Democrats are also doing some celebrating.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Teresa/Microwave;]


Teresa Hamilton is at the Higher Education Center in Roanoke where a number of local Democrats gethered tonight.
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((ROLLCUE:...breathing a sigh of relief.))
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[SUPER=201-George McMillan/(D) Roanoke Sheriff; 30 QUICK ]
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[14th-District]


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Two members of Danville City Council squared off in the 14th district .. to replace long-time incumbent Whitt Clement.
(+++++++)

[TAKE LEADER 200]
Republican Danny Marshall will take over there, beating Joyce Glaise.
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[TAKE LEADER 210]

[16th-District]


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[TAKE LEADER 210]

(+++++++)

[LEADER 210]
No incumbent in the 16th district ..
Republican Robert Hurt the winner with 65 percent.
Democrat and Bassett Furniture Employee Randy Collins with 35 percent.
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[TAKE LEADER 230]

[22nd-District]


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(+++++++)

[TAKE LEADER 230]
Republican Kathy Byron didn't have a Democratic opponent, but she did face an Independent.
She pulls out a close win over Shelton Miles in the 22nd.
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[TAKE LEADER 220]

[20th-District]


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[Take Leader 220]
(XXXXXXXX)


Moving along now to the 20th district....
Another win for the republicans....
Chris Saxman with a large lead over Democrat Tracy Pyles, Junior.
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[TAKE LEADER 240]

[59th-District]


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[TAKE LEADER 240]

(XXXXXXXXXXX)

[LEADER 240]
In the 59th District, Independent Watkins Abbott is headed to Richmond.

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[TAKE LEADER 250]

[60th-District]


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[TAKE LEADER 250]

(XXXXXXX)

[LEADER 250]
In the 60th House District, Republican Clarke Hogan appears to be headed to the capitol.
He beat Democrat Brad Wike.
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[2-Morris]


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A sweep for Democrats in the top state offices... but a big win for republicans in the House of Delegates...
To help make sense of it all... .
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Keith-Tom /On Record Set;]


let's go back to my colleague Keith Humphry and political analyst Dr. Tom Morris.
[SUPER=219-Keith Humphry/khumphry*wdbj7.com]
[SUPER=201-Dr. Tom Morris/Emory & Henry College;]
(KEITH AND TOM ADLIB)



[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Keith-Tom /On Record Set;]



[2Web-Results]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=ejo]
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[Election music under]
Still ahead, some of the big city and county races in the region.
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[Take Internet Home Page]
And another reminder that you can log on to WDBJ7-dot-com any time for the latest returns on all the races we're following.
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[Break #2]



[Local-Races]


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Many local elections tonight...
We want to show you some of the results now from some of city and county races-

[Roanoke-Sheriff]


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One of the more interesting races of the past few weeks has been the one for Roanoke City Sheriff.
(XXXXXXX)

[TAKE LEADER 770]
George McMillan came out the winner tonight.. He'll continue to serve as Roanoke's sheriff.
He beats Republican and Deputy Sheriff Octavia Johnson.
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[TAKE LEADER 590]

[L'Burg-Sheriff]


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[TAKE LEADER 590]

(XXXXXXXXX)

[TAKE LEADER 590]
It was a four way race for Sheriff in Lynchburg.
Republican Ronald Gillispie beat out three independent opponents.
The retired Lynchburg police officer got 38 percent... enough to beat Mary Randolph-Preston, Herbert Duff Senior and Danny McCain.
Gillespie will take over for Sheriff Lawrence Simpson who retired after six terms.
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[TAKE LEADER 820]

[Salem-Sheriff]


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[TAKE LEADER 820]

(XXXXXXXXX)

[LEADER 820]
The City of Salem was also looking for a new sheriff to replace the retiring Everett Obenshain.
Roger Surber easily wins over Roanoke County police detective Chris Nielson... It was a first run for office for both.
Surber had been serving as sheriff- appointed to the spot when Obenshain retired.
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[RKE-Revenue]


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The incumbent Commissioner of the Revenue in the city of Roanoke will keep his job
(XXXXXXXXX)

[TAKE LEADER 760]
Democrat Sherman Holland beat out Republican and former mayoral candidate Pat Green.
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[TAKE LEADER 780]

[County-Revenue]


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[TAKE Leader 780]
(XXXXXXXX)

[this is close.. we should check it closer to airtime]
The woman who served in the Roanoke County commissioners office for seven years will now take over that office.
Democrat Nancy Horn fills the term of the late Wayne Compton..... beating Republican Craig Kingery.
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[Hollins-RCo]


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An upset in one Roanoke County Supervisors race-
(XXXXXXXX)

[TAKE LEADER 790]
Longtime supervisor Bob Johnson will not serve a 5th term.
His Republican challenger Richard Flora.... has won in the Hollins district.
Flora's no stranger to the post... He served a term in the 70's.
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[TAKE LEADER 800]

[Vinton-RCo]


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[TAKE LEADER 800]

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[Leader 800]
A good night for the incumbent in the Vinton District.... Democrat Harry Nickens with a big lead over Republican Michael Altizer...
Nickens has been a Supervisor since 1982- This was the first time he faced opposition.
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[All-Results]


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[Election Music Under]
In just a few minutes, we'll show the returns for ALL contested races in the region on the bottom of your screen.

(+++++++)

[Take Internet Home Page]
But if you want to see the numbers right now, you can log on to WDBJ7-dot-com for the latest returns, updated as soon as they come in.
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[Brush-Fire]


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Firefighters have contained a fire near the Appalachian Trial in Roanoke County.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


It's burned about five acres close to Dragon's Tooth since it started about mid-morning.
The plume of smoke was visible all day.
More than 70 state, local and federal firefighters worked to get a line around the blaze.
Authorities don't know yet how it started.
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[S-Express]


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The Roanoke Express lost to the Richmond Renegades 2-1 tonight at the Round House.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Renegades vs. Express; :00]


Tied 1-1, it looks like Roanoke gets the game winner in the third period but the ref rules the goal was knocked off it's position and it's no goal.
[SUPER=34-Richmond/2/Roanoke/1;] A few minutes into the overtime period, Richmond's Lars Peterson gets the puck past

Daniel Berthiaume and the Gades win 2-1 in OT.
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[S-Girls]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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[GRAPHIC=HOmetown Hoops Weekly]


Hometown Hoops Weekly returns tomorrow. Tonight, many districts continued tournament play.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Spartans vs. Vikings; :00]

Glenvar coach Bryan Harvey taking in the Northside/Salem Blue Ridge quarterfinals. Salem's Chastity Martin rips rope on this shot to cut into the Vikings lead.
[SUPER=Salem/43/Northside/49;]But Northside's Brittanie Hughes answers and the Vikings advances to the semifinals Th

ursday night at the Roanoke Civic Center with the 49-43 win.
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[S-Hoops]


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[VO-NAT WIPE TO #ENG!!!!!!]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Blue Demons vs. Colonels; :00]


In other Blue Ridge District quarterfinals action, William Fleming hosted Christiansburg. In the third period, watch the Blue Demons Dion Travis hit this shot, but her team trailed by over 20.
[SUPER=34-Christiansburg/49/William Fleming/68;]Fleming's Sheena Sullivan rips rope with this bomb and the Colonel

s advance to the final four with the 68-49 win.

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[S-Dazzle]


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The Roanoke Dazzle opened training camp at Hollins University today.
[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]

Head coach Kent Davison has 15 players in camp and William Fleming product Derrick Hines might be the smallest player, but he definitely has the biggest heart as he continues his quest to make the team after his solid performance in Atlanta.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Kent Davison/Dazzle Head Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:28]
[OUT Q=......had down there"]
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[S-Volley]


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The Northwest Region volleyball tournament quarterfinals were held tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/C.D. Hylton vs. Patrick Henry; :00]


Patrick Henry hosted the first round for the first time in recent memory.
The Patriots took on C.D. Hylton. PH looked strong early and the Patriots go on to win that game 15 to 12.
But the Bulldogs would win the next three games 15-11, 15-9 and 15-5 to end a great season for PH.
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[S-Hokies]


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[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-99]
[GRAPHIC=TECH FOOTBALL]


The Virginia Tech football team has gone back to the drawing board to fix what has caused a two game slide, a process that should mkae the Hokies tougher.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=no one]
[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Va. Tech Head Coach; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ben Taylor/Va. Tech Linebacker; :14]
[RUNS=:31]
[OUT Q=NONE AND TWO."]
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[VO NAT] True Freshman Kevin Jones will start at tailback in his return to Philadelphia.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I FEEL...]
[SUPER=01-Kevin Jones/Gets First Start on Saturday; :04]
[RUNS=:11]

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