[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

There's more news about jobs in Southside... this time they're being added, not lost.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

Plus, a shooting outside a Roanoke church spurs the neighborhood into action.
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[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


In sports, the Hokies talk about the Hurricane coming to town, Joe Paterno talks about some old friends he has at UVa,
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[VO-NAT]


and the wahoos gear up to play Michigan State in the ACC-Big Ten challenge,
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


The mountains and the fog provide the blocking pattern for some interesting weather today. We will check that out in a moment.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 4-Shot]


News 7 at Six is next.
[Video-Open]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=Video Open]



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[SOT]
[IN Q=Everybody has facilities like this]

((EVERYBODY HAS FACILITIES LIKE THIS. THERE IS NOTHING SPECIAL ABOUT THIS. BUT WE HAVE PEOPLE WHO WANT TO WORK.))
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=want to work.]
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


Pittsylvania County wraps up a new deal with KB Toys.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


A customer service call center will bring 70 jobs immediately and hundreds more in the coming months.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


And I'm Shannon Young.
[KB-Toys]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=01-53 TC35:15]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


A therapeutic announcement today for Southside's poor economic health.... KB Toys in Blairs will hire up to 200 more workers.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


As Business Reporter Jennifer Miele says Pittsylvania County promises to be the beacon of light in these darkest of days.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I hope you]
[SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.;:00]
[SUPER=01-David Novitsky/KB Toys;:46]
[SUPER=01-Fred Ingram/Pittsylvania Co. Supervisors' Chairman;1:09]
[SUPER=@jennifer2;1:21]
[RUNS=1:34]
[OUT Q=JM News 7.]

(([NAT SOUND] [tc:04:2:40] ((I HOPE YOU FIND PROSPERITY, CONTINUE TO MAKE MONEY, CAUSE WE WANT TO MAKE YOU EXTREMELY RICH. THAT YOU SIR. THANK YOU. APPLAUSE.)) [RUNS08]
Grateful community leaders welcomed with open arms up to 200 new full-time jobs at KB Toys -- a week after Southside found out it will lose 2 thousand.
A new call center at the Internet Distribution Center will field more than half of all customer service e-mails and phone calls that KB Toys dot com receives. [NAT SOUND] [RUNS04]
The Distribution center has shipped more than a million toys since August.
That equates to a very profitable year... thanks in part to consumers who buy four to five toys at a time off of KB Toys dot com.
[SOT]

((DAVID NOVITSKY/KB TOYS: WITH ALL THE FOCUS ON AMERICAN HEROES AT THIS POINT, RESCUE HEROES FROM FISHER PRICE ARE GREAT. BOYS AND GIRLS WANT TO IDENTIFY WITH THE HEROES THEY SEE ON TV.)) [RUNS07]
KB officials were treated like heroes today... state and local officials presented them with flags that were raised in honor of September 11th.
Pittsylvania County Officials say today's announcement is a crucial part to their master plan.
[SOT]

((EVERYBODY TALKS A GAME OF HIGH-TECH, WE'RE GOING TO MAKE IT HAPPEN. WE'RE GOING TO SHOW PEOPLE HOW ITS DONE.)) [RUNS06]
Officials hope many of these employees will go back to school at the area's Institute for Higher Learning and Research.. planning for that begins in January.
They say 17 hundred commercial building permits have been issued this year.. up 600 from last year.
A sign that Pittsylvania County is on the move.
Jennifer Miele, News 7.))

[Colonial-School]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=01-54 TC30:55]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Investigators in Botetourt County say there's no evidence to support students' claims that a fourth-grader brought a gun to school last Wednesday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;]


Three Colonial Elementary students told deputies that they saw the girl throw the gun into a dry creek bed behind the school.
The school notified sheriff's deputies yesterday.
They searched the area with metal detectors and found no weapons.
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[SOT 5:16 - :31]
[IN Q=We have several]

((RONNIE SPRINKLE/BOTETOURT CO. SHERIFF: WE HAVE SEVERAL CHILDREN SAYING THERE WAS A GUN THERE. WE HAVE NO REASON TO BELIEVE THAT THE GUN WAS THERE OTHER THAN WHAT THE KIDS ARE TELLING US. WE DON'T KNOW IF IT WAS A REAL GUN, FAKE GUN, WHAT KIND OF GUN IT WAS AT THIS POINT.))
[SUPER=01-Ronnie Sprinkle/Botetourt Co. Sheriff;]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=at this point.]
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The school's principal says students initially reported that the gun was in the girl's bookbag.
Last Wednesday, school employees searched her belongings and found nothing.
Then, Monday, students came forward saying the gun was tossed behind the school.
The principal says that TODAY, the students were unsure about whether they really SAW a gun.


[Pitts-Drugs]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-43 TC2:02:34]
[GRAPHIC=Drug Bust]


A major drug distribution ring is out of business in the Pittsylvania County area, thanks to a year-long investigation by city, county and state police.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Chatham]


Authorities announced today that seven men are facing federal drug charges for allegedly importing large quantities of cocaine, marijuana and methamphetamines into Virginia.
Police say the suspects were major suppliers to the street level dealers in the area.
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[SOT 10:20:42]
[IN Q=We have as]

((HAROLD PLASTER/PITTSYLVANIA CO. SHERIFF: WE HAVE, AS A GROUP, TARGETED INDIVIDUALS FROM THE.. AS THE FEDERAL CHARGES FOR A CONTINUING CRIMINAL ENTERPRISE, WHICH IS THE KINGPIN. WE'RE GOING AFTER THE PEOPLE THAT ARE GETTING THE MONEY OFF OF IT AND DISTRIBUTING IT DOWN TO THE PEOPLE ON THE STREET LEVEL ALSO.))
[SUPER=01-Harold Plaster/Pittsylvania Co. Sheriff]
[RUNS=17]
[OUT Q=street level also.]
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[VO-NAT]


Authorities also seized guns, cars and more than a half million dollars in cash and drugs.
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[Neighborhood-Plan]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-45 TC1:53:24]
[GRAPHIC=None]


In January of this year, members of St. Gerard Catholic Church were shaken, by a shooting near the front door of the northwest Roanoke church.
The incident left one man injured, and bullet holes in the building...
[DOUBLE BOXES=Shannon & JoeD /Microwave;]


But Joe Dashiell reports it also strengthened members resolve to make the neighborhood a safer place to live.
[LIVE=JoeD /FULL Microwave]
[SUPER=@Joe1;]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke]


Shannon, the church was working on this effort before the shooting, but they say it spurred them on... to interview neighbors, develop an action plan, and enlist the help of city officials.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Almost a year later]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]
[SUPER=01-Freddie Monk/Children's Choir Director; :13]
[SUPER=01-Father Tom Mattingly/St. Gerard Catholic Church; :44]
[SUPER=01-Roma Willis-Turner/Church Member; :52]
[RUNS=1:00]
[OUT Q=that we need in this community.]


((Almost a year later, members of St. Gerard Catholic Church still find themselves asking what if... as they show visitors where bullets pierced the wall, and the choir robe that was hanging nearby.
[SOT]
[IN Q=What really got me very upset]

((WHAT REALLY GOT ME VERY UPSET, BECAUSE LIKE I SAID, IT COULD HAVE BEEN ONE OF MY CHILDREN. BECAUSE THEY GO IN THERE AND THEY'RE ALL GETTING READY TO PUT THEIR ROBES ON, AND JUST LUCKILY...)) [RUNS:15]
[OUT Q=and just luckily.]


In the months since, they have surveyed their neighbors, developed a plan of action to improve safety there...
They're focusing on four areas... speeding traffic on Orange Avenue, poor lighting along residential streets, dilapidated housing and what they see as a need for more community policing.
[SOT]
[IN Q=We are here about]

((WE ARE HERE ABOUT INCREASING THE SAFETY AND THE FEELING OF SECURITY IN PEOPLE WHO COME HERE, PEOPLE WHO LIVE HERE AND PEOPLE WHO WORK HERE.)) ((AND WHY CAN'T THIS COMMUNITY BE SAFE. BRING THE LIGHT IN. GIVE US THE PEACE THAT WE NEED IN THIS COMMUNITY.)) [RUNS:18]
[OUT Q=we need in this community.]))
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[LIVE=JoeD /FULL Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke;]


Tonight, members of the church are hoping for a commitment from city officials...
[DOUBLE BOXES=Shannon & JoeD /Microwave;]


City manager Darlene Burcham, Police chief Joe Gaskins and city council member Bill Bestpitch are expected here tonight at seven for a public discussion with church members and residents of the neighborhood.

[Giles-Fatal]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-51 TC1:22:06]
[GRAPHIC=Fatal Accident]


A deadly two-car accident in Giles County today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Giles Co.;]

State Police say a woman died when her Pontiac hit a water delivery truck head-on near Newport. Authorities believe she was driving East on Route-460 when she crossed the median into oncoming traffic. She was pronounced dead on the scene. Both vehicles hit the highway's side embankment A trooper says the damage to the woman's car is some of the worst he has ever seen. The driver of the water truck was taken to Montgomery Regional Hospital for treatment. Westbound lanes on 460 were closed for hours, backing traffic up for miles.
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[B24-Bodies]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=01-52 TC25:10]
[GRAPHIC=None]

A pair of Army Air Corps crew members from Southside Virginia will be laid to rest next week... 56 years after their bomber went down over New Guinea.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NEWS 7 Film Archives ]

The B-24 Liberator was on a bombing mission March 5, 1944. Without warning the plane went down in a heavy thunderstorm. The defense Department says attempts to locate the wreckage and crew at the time were unsuccessful. The Pentagon reported today that remains of the 10-man crew were located in Mandang Province in the late 1980's. They include Lieutenant George Ellison of Danville and Sergeant Joel Williams of Meadows of Dan.
Their remains were just recently shipped back to their families in the States.
The crew will be honored at Arlington National Cemetery next week.
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[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
[SS=NONE]


Tired of Telemarketers?
We'll show you how the state can help you fight them later on News 7 at Six.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


And Roanoke Regional Airport opens up more parking... as long as you don't mind opening up your car for inspectors.
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[Airport-Park]
[NEWSCAST=6 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=01-56 TC09:24]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot ]

Just in time for the holidays, Roanoke Regional is giving passengers a gift.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
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[VO-NAT :16]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

This morning, the airport opened the short term parking lot which has been closed since September eleventh. The move was dependent upon F-A-A approval of a plan to search each car before allowing it to park. Officials say planning ahead will keep search time to a minimum.
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[SOT 7:48:04-7:48:14]
[IN Q=You should just think about it...]

((AMANDA DEHAVEN/ROANOKE REGIONAL AIRPORT: YOU SHOULD JUST THINK ABOUT IT BEFORE YOU COME OUT TO THE AIRPORT. JUST CHECK AND SEE IF THERE'S ANYTHING LIKE BIG BOXES OF ANYTHING 'CAUSE THEY'RE GONNA WANNA LOOK THROUGH THAT.))
[SUPER=01-Amanda DeHaven/Roanoke Regional Airport;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=LOOK THROUGH THAT.]
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[VO-NAT :08]

One woman who briefly visited the airport to pick up her mother says she didn't mind the extra few minutes the search took out of her day.
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[SOT 7:52:52-7:53:01]
[IN Q=He just asked me to step out...]

((DEBRA BUCKNER/AIRPORT VISITOR: HE JUST ASKED ME TO STEP OUT AND THEN JUST STARTED CHECKING THROUGH THE CAR. I THINK IT'S FINE. IT DOESN'T BOTHER ME.))
[SUPER=01-Debra Buckner/Airport Visitor;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=It doesn't bother me.]
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[VO-NAT]

The airport says the searches will continue for the foreseeable future. There are no requirements for parking in the LONG TERM lot.
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[Bumped-Child]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=01-44 TC1:40:07]
[GRAPHIC=None]

A Roanoke man is more concerned about where US Airways parked his KIDS.
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[VO-NAT :15]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Mark Dean says his two teenaged sons were bumped off a flight from Pittsburgh to Roanoke yesterday when their connecting flight was late. He says US Airways made hotel reservations for the fifteen and sixteen year old but basically left them to fare for themselves.
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[SOT 16:51:48-16:52:09]
[IN Q=At that point US Air should have...]

((MARK DEAN/FATHER: AT THAT POINT US AIR SHOULD HAVE CALLED TH EPARENTS. BUT THEY WERE GIVING MY CHILDREN MESSAGES TO CALL US WITH. US AIR SHOULD HAVE PICKED UP THE PHONE AND CALLED THE PARENTS AND FIND OUT WHAT WE WANT TO DO.))
[SUPER=01-Mark Dean/Father;]
[RUNS=:21]
[OUT Q=what we want to do.]
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[VO-NAT]

US Airways says "the rules are the rules". The company's policy states kids traveling alone will be given special attention IF an additional fee is paid. The fee is required for kids aged 5 to 11. But the airline considers anyone over the age of 12 a young adult and won't provide special attention unless the person booking the tickets specifies the attention is needed.
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[McIninch]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=01-55 TC29:10]
[GRAPHIC=Arson]


The young man who set fires at two Roanoke- area apartment complexes last year will serve more than five years in federal prison for his arson spree.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/September]

Stephen McIninch had set door mats on fire at Pebble Creek. When he moved to the Ridge Apartments in the City, the fires moved with him. Judge Samuel Wilson fined McIninch 2-thousand dollars and ordered him to pay 13-hundred dollars in restitution in addition to serving a 63- month prison term.
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[Optical-Cable]


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

New legal complications for Bob Kopstein and his Optical Cable Company. A class action lawsuit in federal court says while Kopstein failed to disclose the fact that he was using large blocks of company stock as collateral to buy stocks on margin-, Optical Cable was publicly predicting double digit growth, posting record sales and touting increases in orders of as much as 95-percent. The complaint is filed on behalf of Charles Farrell, Junior, but it's unclear where he lives. He's represented by lawyers in Oklahoma City, Dallas, Little Rock and Roanoke.

[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Stocks moved lower after weaker-than-expected consumer confidence figures were released. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
[RUNS=:30]
[SUPER=x5000;]
[SUPER=440-y/110.15/9872.60/y/5.26/1935.97;]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


The DOW fell 110 points.
NASDAQ dropped five.
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[VO]
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[SUPER=272-h/0.14/59.92/h/0.04/48.01/i/0.25/41.07/h/0.07/22.50/i/0.17/39.24;]
[SUPER=273-i/0.09/25.14/h/0.03/19.46/h/0.04/1.41/i/0.48/45.70/h/0.89/14.78;]
[SUPER=274-i/0.55/64.82/i/0.05/64.61/i/0.85/48.00/i/0.07/31.02/i/0.67/55.08;]
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[Telemarketing]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=equ]
[TAPE#=01-49 TC1:09:30]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A new notepad from the Attorney General could help you fight illegal telemarketing.
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[VO-NAT :18]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/File Tape]


It's already federal and state law.
It's illegal for a telemarketer to call you back after you've asked to be put on their "do not call" list.
But now, the Attorney General will mail you a three dollar notepad that helps you get the right information on how to take the telemarketer to court.
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[SOT 14:27:30 ]
[IN Q=All they need to do is]

((RANDY DAVIS/ATTORNEY GENERAL'S SPOKESMAN: ALL THEY NEED TO DO IS WRITE DOWN THE NAME AND ADDRESS OF THE PERSON CALLING... INDEED CREATED AS A TOOL FOR CONSUMERS TO FIGHT BACK AT TELEMARKETERS WHO CONTINUE TO CALL AFTER BEING TOLD NOT TO.))
[SUPER=01-Randy Davis/Attorney General's Spokesman;]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=call after being told not to.]
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[VO-NAT :04 ]


Only 500 of the notepads have been printed so far.
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[Softball-Series]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-50 TC1:05:37]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Girls Fast Pitch Softball will have a major league impact on the Roanoke Valley next summer.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem;]


The National Softball Association Class B World Series is coming to western Virginia in July, and today local officials gathered at the Salem Civic to outline their plans.
[SUPER=@file;]


Last year, the event was held in Charlotte and more than 300 teams participated. That would make it the largest tournament of its kind ever held in the Roanoke Valley.
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[SOT 01:04:18]
[IN Q=They come here to spend a week of fun]
((HUGH CANTRELL/NATIONAL SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION: THEY COME HERE TO SPEND A WEEK OF FUN. ONE TEAM CAME FROM MINNESOTA LAST

YEAR, HAD THREE BUSES FULL OF FANS AND PARENTS, IN ADDITION TO BUSES CARRYING KIDS AND EQUIPMENT. SO THIS IS THE KIND OF IMPACT YOU'RE GOING TO GET ON THE CITY AND I HOPE EVERYBODY'S READY FOR IT.))
[SUPER=01-Hugh Cantrell/National Softball Association]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=hope everybody's ready for it.]
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[VO-NAT]


Tournament organizers estimate the players, coaches and their families will fill more than 35- hundred hotel rooms... during the week of July 13th.
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[Sports tease]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]


the All ACC football team is released, the Redskins talk about their rebirth,
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[VO-NAT]

and the number one ranked Miami Hurricanes roll into Blacksburg Saturday, words from the Hokies headed your way.
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[S-Hokies]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-112]
[GRAPHIC=TECH/MIAMI]

Number one Miami is coming to town this weekend, but the Hokies hope they are the ones who end up "raising Cane." Mike Stevens has more from Blacksburg.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=FIRST AUDIO]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/5 & 5 Against Miami; :18]
[SUPER=03-Miami, FL/Saturday; :30]
[SUPER=01-Andre Davis/Va. Tech Senior Flanker; :52]
[SUPER=01-Grant Noel/16 Touchdown Passes This Season; 1:10]
[SUPER=01-Ben Taylor/109 Tackles; 1:22]
[SUPER=@mike1; 1:36]
[RUNS=1:54]
[OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."]
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[S-Lions]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-114 2:24]
[GRAPHIC=UVa football]


The Virginia football team battles Penn State this Saturday in Charlottesville in a make up game from September 13th.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville; :00]


The Wahoos are 4 and 7 on the season and face a Nittany Lions team whose legendary coach is very familiar with the Cavaliers present and past.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="george welsh]
[SUPER=01-Joe Paterno/Penn State Head Football Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=......a baby almost"]
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[S-Rivalry]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP- 102]
[GRAPHIC=hometown Hoops weekly]


It's redick-Reynolds I... J.J. Redick and J.R. Reynolds meet tonight as Roanoke Catholic and Cave Spring play in a boys basketball exhibition on the Knights floor. Reynolds sent a message to Redick yesterday.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="]
[SUPER=01-J. R. Reynolds/Roanoke Catholic Junior Guard; :00]
[SUPER=01-J. J. Redick/Cave Spring Senior Guard; :15]
[RUNS=:27]
[OUT Q=......to begin with...."]
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[S-Skins]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-113]
[GRAPHIC=redskins]


The redsins beat Philadelphia over the weekend to become the first NFL team in league history to start OH and 5 and then win five straight.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Lavar Arrington/Redskins Linebacker; :00]
[SUPER=01-Darrell Green/Redskins Cornerback; :10]
[RUNS=25]
[OUT Q=..get in the playoffs"]
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[S-UVa]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-110]
[GRAPHIC=UVa]


The Virginia men's basketball team battles Michigan State tomorrow night at the Richmond Coliseum in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville; :00]


The wahoos are 3 and OH on the season and ranked 8th and 9th in the two major national polls but know they face a tough opponent.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Pete Gillen/UVa Men's Basketball Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=..caliber"]
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[S-Vern]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-99 2:04:54]
[GRAPHIC=Express]


The Roanoke Express takes on the Checkers tomorrow night at Charlotte and the team welcomed back center Vern Fiddler today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


Fiddler was with the AHL Norfolk Admirals for a week. He played in three of four games and during that span he recorded one goal. (------------)