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Coming up on News 7-
The bin laden video debate. Will the tape be made public?
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[VO-NAT]


Baby Henry's fight for a marrow match... We'll have an update.
A warning to parents.. some toys are too violent.
Plus a patriotic theme to one local Christmas display.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 is up next.

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Should a videotape of Osama bin Laden be made public?
The tape is said to show bin laden smiling and laughing while describing the World Trade Center attacks... telling his companions there was more to come.
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[SOT 20:20:33]
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((FOR THOSE WHO SEE THIS TAPE, THEY'LL NOT ONLY SEE HE IS GUILTY OF INCREDIBLE MURDER BUT THEY'LL SEE HE HAS NO CONSCIENCE, NO SOUL.))
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[OUT Q=no conscience, no soul.]
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[Afghanistan]


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The United States may release the tape later this week... it could be the most damaging evidence so far against Osama bin laden.
Aleen Sirgany has the latest from Washington.
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[SUPER=01-Aleen Sirgany/Reporting; 1:18]
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((It could be the smoking gun. A videotape showing Osama bin Laden expressing joy and amusement over the attacks on the World Trade Center. According to those who have seen the video, the world's most wanted man reportedly says he was amazed that the Twin Towers completely collapsed and warns of more attacks to come. PRESIDENT BUSH: ANYONE WHO SEES THIS TAPE WILL KNOW THAT NOT ONLY IS HE GUILTY OF INCREDIBLE MURDER, BUT HE HAS NO CONSCIENCE AND NO SOUL AND THAT HE REPRESENTS THE WORST OF CIVILIZATION. American military forces found the tape more than a week ago, in a private home in Jalalabad. There is reportedly laughter as bin Laden tells dinner guests of the attacks and according to the Bush Administration, bin Laden chuckles that many of the hijackers didn't know they were on a suicide mission. He is so evil. Meanwhile, the hunt for bin Laden and his al Qaeda terrorist network is intensifying in Afghanistan. The US dropping a 15 thousand-pound bomb for the third time in the war. It's believed the so-called daisy cutter bomb killed a number of top terrorist leaders. ADM. JOHN STUFFLEBEEM/JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF : IT WAS AT A TARGET, AT A CAVE TARGET AND THAT CAVE TARGET SHOULD NO LONGER BE USABLE FOR ANYBODY TO GET UP IN OR OUT OF. Q. WHY THAT SPECIFIC CAVE TARGET? A.WELL IT WAS BELIEVED THAT THAT WAS WHERE SOME SUBSTANTIAL AL QAIDAH FORCES WOULD BE AND POSSIBLY INCLUDING LEADERSHIP. Pentagon will search ships too, making sure bin Laden does not slip away. Aleen Sirgany, CBS News, Washington.))

[Peace-Protesters]


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A man who helped protest against the U-S attacks in Afghanistan is found guilty today.... John Payden Travers broke the Lynchburg law that says groups of five or more must get a permit before holding a rally-
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[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/November 9]


Jack Payden-Travers was cited for helping organize this anti-war demonstration on November 9th.
He was found guilty today and fined fifty dollars.. but his lawyer says the law is unconstitutional.
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[SOT 13:58:58]
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((DAVID BAUGH/DEFENSE ATTORNEY: THE WAY THE LYNCHBURG CITY ORDINANCE IS WRITTEN, ANY TIME FIVE PEOPLE AGREE TO MEET IN THE STREETS TO TALK ABOUT SOMETHING, IF THEY PRE-PLAN IT YOU HAVE TO HAVE A PERMIT. AND I CAN'T BELIEVE THAT IN A DEMOCRATIC COUNTRY WITH FREE SPEECH, YOU HAVE TO GET A PERMIT TO MEET TO HAVE A CONVERSATION.))
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[VO-NAT]


The peace activists say they're being targeted because of their opposition to the war in Afghanistan.
City officials say "no" group has ever been denied a permit because of its message.
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[Gulf-Illness]


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[WRITER=jja]
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Researchers don't know why, but Americans who served in the Gulf War are twice as likely to develop Lou Gehrig's disease as other servicemen.
It is the first official acknowledgement of a scientific link between service in the Gulf and a specific disease.
Veterans have long maintained that a variety of illnesses are associated with service in the Gulf.

[Baby-Henry]


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[***ANCHOR-TAG***] It's been several months now since we've visited little Henry Moore. The Radford toddler is in need of a bone marrow transplant. Teresa Hamilton visited the Moore family earlier tonight for an update on Henry and the search for a donor.
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Next month-- the little boy we've all come to know as Baby Henry will turn two. For his parents-- Patrick and Angela Moore every day is a blessing.
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((HE'S DOING GREAT....EXCITED ABOUT CHRISTMAS.))
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Little Henry was born without an immune system and needs a bone marrow transplant. Two shots a day keep him alive.
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((THIS IS HOW HENRY HAS NOT HAD A TRANSPLANT....GET SERIOUS INFECTIONS.)) [RUNS19]
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Last month-- Henry become a big brother. But Sam, who was born healthy, is not a match for Henry's bone marrow.
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((nat sound)) [runs04] Doctors have found a close marrow match for Henry in the event his medication stops working... But the Moores are holding out hope that a BETTER match can be found. A perfect marrow match would greatly increase Henry's chance of survival... and to lead a long and healthy life. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Radford.))
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[ANCHOR=JEAN]

A bone marrow drive is scheduled for Wednesday of this week at Carilion New River Valley Medical Center from eleven am to five pm... The test costs about 85- dollars but the Moores say they have enough donations that if anyone would like to be tested and can not afford to... they can cover the cost.
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[Monty-Remains]


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Blacksburg Police are confident their longest running open case is coming to a close.
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In January of 19-79, Virginia Tech student Jan (Sheckley) Schoechle went for a walk and disappeared.
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Police now believe the 23-year-old's remains have been found. Earlier this month, a hunter came across human bones and part of a skull in a wooded area of Montgomery County. At the time, Police Chief William Brown was a lieutenant with the department.
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((WILLIAM BROWN/CHIEF BLACKSBURG POLICE DEPT.; I CAN REMEMBER US CALLING IN THE HELICOPTER FROM STATE POLICE AND WE HAD PEOPLE OVER THE TOP OF THE AREA WHERE WE BELIEVED THAT HE WENT INTO AND HAD A LOT OF PEOPLE ON THE GROUND THAT JUST WALKED THROUGH LOOKING FOR ANY SIGNS OF HIM.))
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Case documents describe (Sheckley) Schoechle as devoutly religious and a serious student who was taking antidepressants at the time of his disappearance. Authorities are still waiting for a positive identification from the medical examiner and information on the cause of death.
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[Henry-Budget]


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Two new supervisors are ready to take office in Henry County... and both say they are ready to deal with one of the area's worst economic crises.
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David Davis spends his days at Bassett Furniture as Assistant Director of Engineering.
Jim Adams will double as a yarn procurement manager at V-F Imagewar until the plant closes next summer.
Neither has job security -- that's why both want to play a part in decision making.
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((DAVID DAVIS: IT'S A GLOBAL ECONOMY. WE'RE ALL SUFFERING A LITTLE BIT, BUT I TELL PEOPLE THAT ALL THE TIME...WE HAVE A LOT OF OPPORTUNITIES.)) [BUTT BUTT] ((JIM ADAMS: A PERSON HAS TO THINKA BOUT THAT EVEN WHEN THEY SEEK AN OFFICE THIS IS NOT A HAND THAT WAS DEALT ALL OF A SUDDEN.))
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[SUPER=01-Jim Adams/Henry Co. Supervisor-Elect; :09]
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The Board of Supervisors today voted to remove a quarter of a million dollars from the county's general fund to compensate for a budget shortfall.
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[School-Board]


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Local school boards are also looking for more money.
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Members of Roanoke City, Roanoke County and Botetourt County school boards today met with several lawmakers to talk about funding. They say they're not getting the money from the state they need to hire and keep the best employees.
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((WAYNE HARRIS/ROANOKE SUPERINTENDENT: BEGIN WITH COMPETATIVE SALERIES FOR EMPLOYEES. WE'RE ALL FIGHTING TO HAVE THE BEST TEACHERS AND ADMINISTRATORS IN EVERY CLASS AND WE HAVE TO BE COMPETATIVE IN ALL OUR SALARIES SO, I'M FIRST CONCERNED THAT WE HAVE THE RESOURCES TO MAKE SURE THAT FUNDING IS ADEQUATE FOR SALARIES.)) [BUTT BUTT BUTT]
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((DELEGATE MORGAN GRIFFITH/(R) HOUSE MAJORITY LEADER: IT'S NOT GONNA BE EASY, IT'S NOT GONNA BE FUN. BUT WE CAN FIND THE MONEY TO DO THE THINGS THAT HAVE TO BE DONE.))
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[SUPER=01-Del. Morgan Griffith/(R) House Majority Leader; :21]
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The meeting was the first between lawmakers and school board members to help localities explore their funding options.


[Warner]


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Some call the position Virginia's "shadow governor."
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Today, Governor- elect Mark Warner named a 23 year veteran of state government his new chief of staff.
Bill Leighty (LITE-ee) is now the director of the Virginia Retirement System, but has worked under both Democratic and Republican governors.
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((MARK WARNER/GOV.-ELECT: HE WILL BE MY RIGHT HAND MAN. AND ONE OF MY CLOSEST ADVISERS AS WE WORK TO IMPLEMENT OUR ADMINISTRATION'S PRIORITIES, FIRST AND FOREMOST OF WHICH IS WORKING THROUGH OUR BUDGET PROBLEMS. I CAN THINK OF NO ONE BETTER SUITED FOR THE JOB.))
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((BILL LEIGHTY/WARNER CHIEF OF STAFF: I LOVE VIRGINIA, AND I LOVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO SERVE. AND IT REALLY DOES COME DOWN TO THAT. BESIDES THAT, IF I DIDN'T TAKE THIS JOB, SENATOR WILLEY WOULD COME OUT OF THE GRAVE AND CHOKE ME.))
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The chief of staff is Warner's second cabinet announcement.
He named a Finance Secretary first.
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The Goner computer worm attacked machines around the world.
Still ahead, the Israelis says they know who did it... and they're barely old enough to drive.
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((MANUEL GALLEGUS/REPORTING; I'M MANUEL GALLEGUS IN DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES. IT'S BEING CALLED ONE OF THE LARGEST SMUGGLING OPERATIONS IN U. S. HISTORY. I'LL HAVE THE STORY COMING UP.))
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[Sports-Preview]


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((Hey folks this is Mike Stevens back in the News 7 Sports office with the latest on the fallout from Bridgewater's win over Mount Union on the day time stood still. By the way the Stagg Bowl is sold out. VMI finalizes plans to join the Big South. The Civitan Club recognizes the Blacksburg Indians. Plus, Bustle is still in the running and Catholic looks for another won on a Monday night tonight on the Big 7.))





[Goner]


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They may just be teenagers in Israel.. But their computer capers apparently caused millions in damage to computers worldwide.
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[SUPER=03-Tel Aviv, Israel;]


Today four Israeli teens who admitting to writing and spreading the Goner computer worm.... appeared in court.
The 15 and 16 year olds were arrested Friday.
The four suspects admitted that one of the teens programmed the virus. One of the other three admitted to spreading the worm, which traveled via e-mail.
It first appeared as a message with the subject "Hi" and a screen saver attachment.
The virus deleted files and clogged e-mail boxes around the world.
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[Immigrant-Scam]


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Law enforcement officials are calling it one of the biggest smuggling operations in history.
And it appears to have operated on highways and biways all across the country.
Manuel Gallegus reports.
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((FEDERAL AUTHORITIES HAVE BROKEN-UP WHAT APPEARS TO BE ONE OF THE LARGEST ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT SMUGGLING OPERATIONS IN U.S. HISTORY. IN PHOENIX AND LOS ANGELES, AGENTS RAIDED THE OFFICES OF GOLDEN STATE TRANSPORTATION A BUS COMPANY ACCUSED OF ILLEGALLY TRANSPORTING IMMIGRANTS FROM THE MEXICO BORDER TO VARIOUS CITIES IN THE WEST.
-SOT-JOHN ASHCROFT, ATTY. GENERAL

We estimate the company illegally transported from 50 to 300 migrants a day to destinations in the u.s. ACCORDING TO THE INDICTMENT, IMMIGRANTS WHO HAD ALREADY SNUCK ACROSS THE BORDER WOULD HIDE OUT, UNTIL THE COULD BOARD THE BUSSES, USUALLY IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT.
-SOT- ASHCROFT

The indictment describes how golden gate transportation routinely permitted migrant smugglers to purchase large blocks of tickets in advance scheduled bus departures and arrivals late at night and modified routes to prevent detection by law enforcement officials. THE INDICTMENT ALLEGES THAT GOLDEN STATE, WHICH IS PARTLY OWNED BY A SUBSIDIARY OF GREYHOUND, MADE A GREAT DEAL OF ITS MONEY IN THE ILLEGAL OPERATION. -STAND-UP-MANUEL GALLEGUS ON CAM 12;54 here at the golden state bus office in downtown los angeles after the investigators were here the doors were locked and the managers didn't want to talk. SOME LEGITIMATE PASSENGERS, WHO HAD NO IDEA WHAT WAS HAPPENING, WERE STILL ABLE TO MAKE THEIR TRIPS. BUT 32 BUS EMPLOYEES INCLUDING THE COMPANY PRESIDENT FACE MULTIPLE CHARGES. MANUEL GALLEGUS CBS NEWS LOS ANGELES.))

[Saluda-Grade]


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Life is about to get a little easier for some engineers on the Norfolk Southern railway.
The company says it will no longer run trains over the legendary Saluda Grade in North Carolina.
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((NAT TRAIN))
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On one of its last runs, steam locomotive six-eleven showed off its power by hauling an excursion train up the grade.
The three mile stretch of track has been the scene of many serious wrecks over the years.
It's rated a four-point-seven percent grade. Among railroad workers, a THREE percent grade is considered brutal.
Norfolk Southern spokeswoman Susan Terpay says Saluda Grade is being taken out of service because traffic patterns have changed.
However, she says the tracks will be maintained, in case the line is ever needed again.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Christmas is supposed to be a time of peace... but some say certain toys are just too violent.
Get a look at some of them next on News 7.
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[VO-NAT]


And it's a first in the White House residence... as the Bush's celebrate the Festival of Lights.
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[WEB-ADDRESS]
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[Web Address Announce] [Pinnacle 4885ess]

[Violent-Toys]


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It seems consumer groups are always warning about dangerous toys... Now a warning about the most violent toys.
It is the dirty dozen list...
A toy dinosaur that shoots missiles and a video game that encourages children to kill 100 people without stopping...
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[VO-NAT 10.5]
[Super=03-Washington, DC;]


Those are just two toys that made this year's list.
Another toy... called the Mech Warrior Shadow Cat.. shows children how to make missiles and weapons of mass destruction.
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[SOT 16:44:52]

((DAPHNE WHITE/LION AND LAMB PROJECT: I THINK TOY MANUFACTURERS NEED TO BE RESPONSIBLE ABOUT WHAT THEY'RE MARKETING TO CHILDREN ESPECIALLY AFTER SEPTEMBER 11TH.))
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[OUT Q=September 11th.]
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The group also released a list of recommended toys.
For a complete list of all the toys you can go to the group's website at lionlamb-dot org.
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[FVB-Tree]


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A local bank is adding a patriotic theme to its holiday display.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Patriotic ornaments, ribbons, even military figurines join traditional holiday fare on this tree at First Virginia Bank on Jefferson Street.
Hats from Roanoke Police and Fire personnel are an added display.
Bank workers say they wanted to decorate for the holidays, while showing support for the armed forces.
Members of the Army, Navy, Marines, and Air Force presented the bank with hats from each of their branches today to show appreciation for the tree.
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[Bush-Menorah]


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It's a first for the White House this holiday season...
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC]


President Bush and First Lady Laura joined in the Festival of Lights today by lighting a menorah for Hanukkah. This is the first time that a menorah has been lit in the private White House residence. The ornate silver menorah is originally from the city of (luh-VOOF) Lvov in Poland and is on loan from the Jewish Museum in New York. President Bush says that the White House home for all Americans.
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((PRESIDENT BUSH: IT'S A SYMBOL THAT THIS HOUSE MAY BE A TEMPORARY HOME FOR LAURA AND ME BUT IT'S THE PEOPLE'S HOUSE, AND IT BELONGS TO PEOPLE OF ALL FAITHS.))
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[OUT Q=people of all faiths.]
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[VO-NAT]

Bush was joined today by a group of Jewish children at the lighting ceremony. He also wished a joyous Hanukkah to all the people of Jewish faith around the world.
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[S-Extra]


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The NCAA admits that time should have run out on Bridgewater's season. VMI makes a bold move into the Big South. Catholic hits the hardwood tonight, while Blacksburg gets its props for being a good sport in football.
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[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]

But first more football news from Blacksburg of the college variety. Tech's Rickey Bustle is still in the running to become the new head coach at the University of Louisiana Lafayette. Another candidate, Clint Conque, dropped out of the running today. A source tells News 7 the job is Bustle's if he wants it.
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[S-Stagg]


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Thanks to the folks from Bridgewater, the Stagg Bowl in Salem is SOLD OUT! That is good news. The bad news is that the NCAA admits that in a perfect world those beloved Eagles probably shouldn't be here.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bridgewater/Saturday; 00]

Bridgewater beat Rowan 29-to-24 on this the final play of the game last Saturday afternoon. The clock showed there was one second to go when the play started. The problem is that the play before it took 10 second from snap to whistle, but only 6 seconds ran off the clock. Simply put, the clock should have expired and the game should have been over before the winning play ever took place.

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[SUPER=01-Bill Mottola/Division Three Football Chairman; :21]
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[S-VMI]


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Beginning in 2003 and hopefully sooner for the Keydets, VMI will begin play in the Big South Conference after nearly 80 years as part of the Southern Conference family. Steve Mason has more on the 11 AM announcement today in Lexington.

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[SUPER=01-Donny White/VMI Athletic Director; :05]
[SUPER=03-Radford/1996-97 Season; :13]
[SUPER=01-Cal McCombs/VMI Football Coach; :37]
[SUPER=01-Bart Bellairs/VMI Basketball Coach; :50]
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((Despite a dreary, rainy morning outside in Lexington, the atmosphere inside, was quite festive. ((DONNY WHITE:)) Big South schools are more similar to VMI in size, which, according the supporters of the move, will enable the Keydets to be more competitive in all sports. The last VMI Southern Conference football championship was back in 1977. Without eight conference football opponents, VMI can now pursue instate rivals. ((CAL MCCOMBS:)) Perhaps the move is best suited for basketball, which already has natural rivals in Big South members Radford and Liberty. ((:)) ((:))
VMI wrestling has won three out of the last six conference titles, but the Big South does not have wrestling. VMI will try and stay in the Southern in wrestling, while all other sports, including womens, go to the Big South over the next two years.))

((:))[S-Civitan]


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The Civitan Club was inside the Patrick Henry hotel today doing more than selling fruitcakes. The Club handed out its annual sportsmanship award this afternoon to the very deserving Blacksburg Indians and head coach Dave Crist.
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[SUPER=01-Dave Crist/Blacksburg Head Coach; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jermaine Rogers/Blacksburg Senior; :20]
[SUPER=01-Brett Smith/Blacksburg Senior; :28]
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[OUT Q=...GOOD SPORTS ABOUT IT."]
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The Civitan Club also awarded a $500 scholarship today to Blacksburg wide receiver Scott Sterrett.
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[SUPER=01-Scott Sterrett/Civitan Scholarship Recipient; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ralph Craig/Civitan Club President; :08]
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[OUT Q=....THOSE DESERVING."]
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[S-Catholic]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
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[GRAPHIC=HIGH SCHOOL HOOPS]


Roanoke Catholic and Radford got an early start on the week's hoop action as they hooked up last night up on the hill here in Roanoke.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Radford vs. Roanoke Catholic; :00]

Catholic boss Dick Wall and his Celtics knew this one had the potential to be tight. Radford's Darris Nichols takes it right at Catholic's big man Tadas Manckevicius and scores inside for the Bobcats. Late in the second period, J.R. Reynolds feeds Matt Nowlin for the alleyoop. He gets the jam but hangs on a little too long and also gets the "T." Radford again, this time Robert Frye converts in the paint with the nice shot as the Bobcats take the lead on Catholic.
[SUPER=33-Radford/48/Roanoke Catholic/59;]

But Reynolds would go baseline in a hurry and he puts back his own miss. Catholic beats Radford last night 48 to 59. (------------)