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[ANCHOR=Jean]

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Coming up on News 7-
Are US officials closing in on Osama bin laden? The latest coming up.
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[VO-NAT]


This is no act... Winona Ryder is arrested tonight. We'll have the story from L-A.
And we'll check out a store with no price tags.. and no cash registers this holiday season.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 is next.

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[VO-NAT 09.5]


A Pentagon official tonight says there's good reason to think Osama bin Laden is trapped with his fighters in Tora Bora.
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[SOT 14:25:52]
[IN Q=]

((DONALD RUMSFELD: WE ARE CHASING HIM. HE IS HIDING. HE DOES NOT WANT US TO KNOW WHERE HE IS. WE ARE ASKING EVERYONE WE CAN TO HELP.))
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=can to help.]
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[ANCHOR =Jean]
[SS=News 7 at Eleven]



[Osama-Tape]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Osama bin Laden]


When U-S officials try and track down bin laden.... today the most damning evidence made public yet against him.
It is the videotape in which bin Laden admits he and his network planned and carried out the murders of thousands of innocent people.
Aleen Sirgany reports on the fallout from the so-called smoking gun.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-John Martin/Former Justice Dept. Prosecutor;]
[SUPER=01-Donald Rumsfeld/Secretary of Defense;]
[Super=01-Aleen Sirgany/Reporting;]
[RUNS=1:36]
[OUT Q=standard]

((SEPTEMBER 11TH TRIGGERED OUTRAGE, AND CALLS FOR REVENGE. IT IGNITED A FIERCE BATTLE IN AFGHANISTAN, TO PUNISH THOSE RESPONSIBLE. NOW, THE MAN ACCUSED OF PLOTTING THE DESTRUCTION MAY HAVE GIVEN THE U-S A POWERFUL WEAPON TO USE AGAINST HIM. THE PENTAGON CALLS THIS HOME-VIDEO, A 'SMOKING GUN' -- PROOF IN PICTURES, THAT OSAMA BIN LADEN PLANNED, AND EXECUTED THE TERRORIST ATTACKS. SPEAKING IN ARABIC, BIN LADEN SAYS HE AND HIS FRIENDS WATCHED IT ON THE NEWS. "They were overjoyed when the first plane hit the building, so I said to them, be patient." "After a little while, they announced that another plane had hit the World Trade Center. The brothers who heard the news were overjoyed by it." IF BIN LADEN LIVES TO STAND TRIAL, EXPERTS SAY HE'LL REGRET MAKING THE TAPE. John Martin, Former Justice Department Prosecutor "It is an open admission, in essence a confession as to his foreknowledge, his activity in planning and carrying out and financing the horrific acts of September 11." THE HUNT FOR BIN LADEN HAS INTENSIFIED IN EASTERN AFGHANISTAN, AS U-S WARPLANES CONTINUE TO POUND SUSPECTED HIDE-OUTS IN TORA BORA. AL-QAEDA FIGHTERS HAVE IGNORED NOT ONE, BUT TWO DEADLINES, TO SURRENDER, OR DIE. DONALD RUMSFELD/DEFENSE SECRETARY: If they surrender they ll live, if they don t they.up to them, it's kind of their choice. ON THE BORDER TO PAKISTAN, U-S TROOPS ARE ON HIGH ALERT -- WATCHING FOR AL QAEDA FIGHTERS WHO MAY TRY TO ESCAPE. THE 25 MILLION DOLLAR REWARD ALREADY OUT FOR OSAMA BIN LADEN, HAS BEEN RAISED BY 10 MILLION, IN AN ATTEMPT TO FIND MULLAH MOHAMMED OMAR, AND OTHER TALIBAN LEADERS. - RUMSFELD ANNOUNCED IT TODAY.))

[Bus-Accident]


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Another close call for area students on Route 460.
A Campbell County student had just gotten off the school bus around 4:30 when
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co.]

a tractor trailer loaded with steel swerved to avoid the bus and flipped over, spilling its cargo.
The bus was not hit and the truck driver escaped injury himself.. but for the students, it was a close call.
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[SOT 10:35:22]
[IN Q=If I wouldn't]

((ENAJITE UMUKORO/STUDENT: IF I WOULDN'T HAVE LOOKED I MIGHT HAVE GOT HIT BUT LUCKILY I LOOKED, BUT IT WAS ABOUT A SPACE LIKE THAT.))
[SUPER=01-Enajite Mukoro/Student;]
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[OUT Q=space like that.]
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[VO-NAT]


One lane of eastbound Route 460 was blocked for a time.
The wreck is similar to one in Bedford County last month in which a tractor trailer hit a stopped school bus, injuring 17 people.
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[Roanoke-Schools]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
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[TAPE#=01-52 TC1:02:32]
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The head of transportation for the Roanoke City School system has been fired.
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[VO-NAT - :16.5]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

David Prince has served as Director of Pupil Transportation for the past three years. James Tyree, who has been with the school system for the past 27 years will serve as acting director. Meanwhile, Roanoke City School bus drivers say there have been problems with the department.
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[SOT - 1:18:24/1:21:50]
[IN Q=We have a lot of issues...]

((FRANCENE JOHNSON/ROANOKE CITY SCHOOL BUS DRIVER; WE HAVE A LOT OF ISSUES, BUT THERE ARE THREE THINGS GOING ON, YOU HAVE ADMINISTRATION, PARENTS, AND DRIVERS. ALL THREE NEED TO GET TOGETHER BECAUSE WHAT WE ARE HERE FOR IS THE SAFETY OF THE CHILDREN.)) ((MARVIN CARTER/ROANOKE CITY SCHOOL BUS DRIVER; ROANOKE CITY SCHOOLS IS GOING THROUGH SOME BIG CHANGES RIGHT NOW. THAT 5.8 MILLION DOLLAR BUDGET CUT IS COMING DOWN ON US, AND TRANSPORTATION RIGHT NOW, IT'S BEEN IN A BIND FOR A WHILE.))
[SUPER=01-Francene Johnson/Roanoke City School Bus Driver; ]
[SUPER=01-Marvin Carter/Roanoke City School Bus Driver; :13]
[RUNS=22]
[OUT Q=it's been in a bind for a while.]
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[VO-NAT - :08+]

School officials say the firing had nothing to do with last week's accident in which a 75 year old man was struck and killed by a school bus.
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[Henry-School]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11 PMN]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-57 TC26:51]
[GRAPHIC=Henry School Consol.]


We'll know tomorrow whether the Henry County school board plans to move forward on a controversial consolidation plan.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co./File Tape]


The current proposal would merge the county's four high schools into two and close three elementary schools.
School administrators believe the move will offset a shortfall of more than a million dollars expected next year.
More than three hundred residents showed up for a public hearing on Tuesday, many spoke out against the plan.
Tomorrow morning, the school board will either vote on the current proposal, make changes and then vote, or postpone a decision altogether.
The meeting is scheduled for nine in the morning at the Henry County administration building.
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[Christmas-Store]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-61 TC23:07]
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The Community Christmas Store in the Roanoke Valley is officially open for business.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Tonight, volunteers gathered for a ribbon cutting at the store- in in the old CVS building at Cave Spring Corners.

Each eligible family gets to select new clothing, toys, household items, food, and other gifts.
This year, the Community Christmas store expects to help nearly six hundred needy families in the Roanoke Valley.


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[SOT 09:21]
[IN Q=They can expect]

((TERRI URQUHART/COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS STORE: THEY CAN EXPECT TO COME INTO A FESTIVELY DECORATED STORE. ITS JUST LIKE GOING TO A DEPARTMENT STORE AND SHOPPING. YOU GO TO DIFFERENT DEPARTMENTS AND WE HAVE NEEDS THAT FIT EVERYBODY'S NEEDS.))
[SUPER=01-Terri Urquhart/Community Christmas Store]
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[OUT Q=fit everybody's needs]
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[VO-NAT]


Families had to first apply through Social Services to become eligible.
They'll shop at the store at assigned times Friday and Saturday.
This is the ninth year for the Community Christmas store here in the Roanoke Valley.
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[Winona]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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One of the most prolific actresses in Hollywood takes on a new role...
Winona Ryder plays an alleged shoplifter, only this time she's not acting.
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[SOT]
[IN Q= Winona Ryder, the oscar]
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA; :05]
[SUPER=01-Lt. Gary Gillmond/Beverly Hills Police Department; :12]
[SUPER=01-Mark Geragos/Ryder's Lawyer; :56]
[SUPER=01-Manuel Gallegus/Reporting; 1:10]
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[OUT Q=CBS NEWS, LOS ANGELES.]

((WINONA RYDER, THE OSCAR NOMINATED ACTRESS, HAS BEEN ARRESTED FOR SHOPLIFTING AND DRUG POSSESSION. BEVERLY HILLS POLICE SAY SHE WAS CAUGHT WEDNESDAY NIGHT BY SECURITY AT SAKS FIFTH AVENUE AS SHE WALKED OUT THE STORE.
-SOT-LT. GARY GILLMOND, BEVERLY HILLS P.D. 29;55

the types of items that were allegedly taken were womens clothing items, womens hair accessories, the value is 4760. dollars. RYDER WAS CAUGHT, WHEN SHE WAS OBSERVED ALLEGEDLY REMOVING THE SECURITY TAGS OFF THE ITEMS. BY ALL OFFICER ACCOUNTS SHE WAS COOPERATIVE AND DIDN'T SEEM UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ANY DRUGS.
-SOT-LT. Gillmond 31;09

all describe miss ryder as being very friendly, very polite, very cooperative and she comported herself to be a very nice lady.
-SOT-MARK GERAGOS, RYDERS LAWYER 44;38

I'm telling you right now there was no theft! RYDER'S LAWYER SAYS ITS ALL A BIG MISUNDERSTANDING THAT RYDER HAS PRESCRIPTIONS FOR THE PAIN KILLERS SHE POSSESSED.
-SOT-GERAGOS 39;59

I anticipate that the DA will reject the case once I give them the explanation. RYDER'S LAWYER SAYS SHE HAD RECEIPTS AND HAD PAID FOR EVERYTHING. BUT HE OFFERED NO EXPLANATION AS TO WHY THE A-LIST ACTRESS WAS STILL DETAINED AND ARRESTED. RYDER IS FREE ON 20-THOUSAND DOLLARS BOND. MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS LOS ANGELES.))

[Cracker-Barrel]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
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Several African Americans say they were refused service at Cracker Barrel Restaurants.
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[VO-NAT 15.5.]


It's just one accusation in a 100 million dollar lawsuit filed by 21 people against the chain.
The suit documents alleged racism in 175 cities in 30 states.
It claimsCracker Barrel seats blacks in segregated areas... and provides slower, inferior service.
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[SOT 14:24:04]
[IN Q=]

((RONER MITCHELL/PLAINTIFF: WE NOTICED THAT WHITE CUSTOMERS WHO CAME INTO CRACKER BARREL AFTER US WERE EATING AT THIS POINT... WE HAD BEEN THERE 45 MINUTES AND AT THAT POINT WE HAD NOT BEEN SERVED ANYTHING.))
[Super=01-Roner Mitchell/Plaintiff]
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[OUT Q=been served anything.]

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Cracker Barrel managers say they're confident the allegations will be without merit.
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[SOT 16:54:42]
[IN Q=]

((DONALD M. TURNER/CRACKER BARREL CEO: WHAT I HEARD FROM LAWYERS NEWS CONFERENCE WAS SUPRISING AND DISAPPOINTING BECUAE IT'S SIMPLY NOT TRUE. IT MADE ME SAD.. EVEN ANGRY. WE TREAT OUR CUSTOMERS WITH DIGNITY AND RESPECT.))
[SUPER=01-Donald M. Turner/Cracker Barrel CEO;]
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[OUT Q=and respect.]
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[VO-NAT 06 plus pad]


Cracker Barrel has 450 restaurants in 37 states including some in this region.
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[Bomb-threat]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=01-58 TC17:14]
[GRAPHIC=Bomb Threat Charge]

A Wal Mart employee was indicted today on federal charges for allegedly calling in a bomb threat to the store in Bedford where she worked.
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[VO-NAT]

It was back in October.. the day of the incident that the sheriff announced the arrest of Roslyn Boston- Khaliq. It's unclear why authorities decided to make a FEDERAL case out of it.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


Jim Gilmore wants to borrow a billion dollars to improve higher education.
Find out which schools in this area will benefit next on News 7.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus we'll see the future of the Standards of Learning... online.
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[Sports-Preview]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=Sports-Preview]
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[SOT]
[IN Q="hey sports...]
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[OUT Q=....in sports."]

((Hey sports fans this is Roy Stanley and here's what's happening tonight, Tech offensive coordinator Ricky Bustle is leaving the Hokies after the Gator Bowl the Stagg Bowl activities kicked off over in Salem this afternoon, Dennis Layman is the Athletic Director at the new Hidden Valley High School and Jason Giambi signs with the Yankees today.
All that and more coming up in sports.))
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[Tech-React]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-49 TC1:30:00]
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Governor Gilmore is supporting a 927-million dollar bond package to ensure the future of higher education in Virginia. Under the plan, Colleges and Universities will receive funds to complete or start critical projects.
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[VO-NAT :18]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

Virginia Tech could expect nearly 140-million dollars. President Charles (Stee-ger) Steger says now is the time to take advantage of low interest rates and fund construction projects that will help revive the economy. He says Tech will use the funds to help make the school a Top 30 research university.
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[SOT 37:21:18]
[IN Q=we were]

((CHARLES W. STEGER/VIRGINIA TECH PRESIDENT; WE WERE VERY HAPPY TO GET THE FUNDING FOR THE BIOINFORMATICS BUILDING WHICH AS YOU KNOW WE HAVE A MAJOR INITIATIVE THERE THE NEW ENGINEERING BUILDING IS GOING TO BE KEY TO REALIZING THE CRITICAL TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM WERE PUTTING IN PLACE, THE NEW BIOLOGY BUILDING IS ALSO MUCH NEEDED.))
[SUPER=01-Charles W. Steger/Virginia Tech President;]
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[OUT Q=ALSO MUCH NEEDED]
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[VO-NAT]
[PRE PRO #1]

Taking a look at what other schools in our region will get under the plan... Radford University is allotted just under 30-million.
[PRE PRO #2]

The Virginia Community College System, which runs about 23 community colleges around the state will get 139-million.
[PRE PRO #3]

And Virginia Military Institute can expect over 31-million dollars. Voters need to approve two-thirds of the plan and the General Assembly would have to pass the budget.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=Mark Warner]

Governor-Elect Mark Warner released a statement today. He says it's critical to deal with the needs of universities but before supporting any debt package, we need to know the true fiscal problems facing the state.

[Internet-SOL]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=01-51 TC1:45:48]
[GRAPHIC=SOL's]

Virginia's Standards of Learning tests will soon go on-line.
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[VO-NAT :15]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The computerized version of the test was displayed to the public for the first time today at the Educational Technology Leadership Conference at the Hotel Roanoke. Educators say computers will make the tests more efficient and beneficial to students and teachers alike.
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[SOT 12:46:44-12:47:00]
[IN Q=From many different perspectives we believe it will...]

((CHARLES PYLE/VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: FROM MANY DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVES WE BELIEVE IT WILL ENHANCE THE TESTING PROCESS AND WILL ALLOW TEACHERS AND ADMINISTRATORS TO MAKE VERY TIMELY DECISIONS ABOUT INSTRUCTION, ABOUT REMEDIATION, AND THAT'S REALLY GOING TO HELP STUDENTS.))
[SUPER=01-Charles Pyle/Virginia Department of Education;]
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[OUT Q=that's really going to help students.]
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[VO-NAT]

The tests have already been demostrated in nine Virginia schools. But Pyle says more studies need to be conducted to determine how students who take the on-line test compare to those who take the traditional pencil and paper version. He expects some schools will be using the on-line system by next spring.
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[TAKE WDBJ WEBPAGE FS] For more information about on-line SOL testing you can long onto our website at wdbj7.com and click on webwatch.
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[Stanley-Dan]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-53 TC52:46]
[GRAPHIC=Layoffs]


Downsizing and layoffs at two local companies may actually be good news for Southside and Central Virginia.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville/File Tape; :]


Dan River plans to close a plant in Georgia and one in South Carolina.
More than 400 people will lose their jobs there.
Dan River plans to transfer most of the work though to its facilities in Danville and Brookneal, creating some 300 jobs in the area.
[SUPER=03-Henry Co./July 1999; :]


Stanley Furniture announced plans to close its West End facility in central North Carolina.
400 employees will be out of work.
Officials say the company wide re-alignment will not affect plants in Stanleytown or Martinsville.
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[VA-Gifts]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=01-44 TC2:01:30]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Local stores want you to give the gift of Virginia for Christmas.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


At Lee and Edwards in downtown Roanoke, baskets full of Virginia-made wines, cheeses and peanuts will run you about 50 dollars.
Tucked inside the Apple Barn in Troutville is an entire village full of local landmark replicas that have a way of bringing Christmas home.
And all of the works at Art on a Mission at Tanglewood Mall were created by local artists.
Managers at all three stores say they've been able to outrun the nation's recession.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Last month we]

((JOY SYLVESTER-JOHNSON/ART ON A MISSION; LAST MONTH WE SOLD 460 PIECES OF ART AND WE'VE HELPED MANY ARTISTS IN THE COMMUNITY TO SELL THEIR WORK.)) [butt butt butt] ((RACHEL NICHOLS/APPLE BARN II; IT HAS PICKED UP WHICH WE ARE THANKFUL FOR, THE SUMMER WAS KIND OF SLOW, BUT PEOPLE ARE BUYING, THEY ARE IN THE BUYING MOOD.))
[SUPER=01-Joy Sylvester-Johnson/Art on a Mission; :00]
[SUPER=01-Rachel Nichols/Apple Barn II; :10]
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[OUT Q=buying mood.]
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[VO-NAT]


Consumer confidence is at a seven year low.
But the Federal Reserve believes the U-S may be coming out of the recession.
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[Bush-Defense]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The United States is changing its defense strategy... Today President Bush announced the U-S is withdrawing from the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty- saying it's outdated.
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[VO-NAT04]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]


The pact was signed in 1972 with the Soviet Union.
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[SOT 14:14:01]
[IN Q=]

((I HAVE CONCLUDED THAT THE ABM TREATY HINDERS THE GOVERNMENT'S ABILITY TO DEVELOP WAYS TO PROTECT OUR PEOPLE FROM FUTURE TERORRISM OR ROGUE STATE MISSILE ATTACKS.))
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[OUT Q=state missile attacks.]
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[VO-NAT 04]


The withdrawal from the pact will be effective in six months.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


Which city has the best manners in the United States?
Find out when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


And here's a deal... Don't have children ... win a cruise.
That's the goal of the Marriage Before the Carriage program... we'll explain.
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[WEB-ADDRESS]
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[Web Address Announce] [Pinnacle 4885ess]

[Marriage-Carriage]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-48 TC1:51:46]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Nine months from now you could be changing diapers or splashing on suntan lotion: that's the choice family counselors in Lynchburg want the area's young people to start thinking about.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


The Marriage Before the Carriage program is offering new incentives for people between the ages of 12 and 29 who promise not to father, mother or abort a baby in the next year.
Those making the pledge will have a chance at winning one of four Caribbean vacations.
Officials say it's all about creating a positive family environment.
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[SOT 4:13:36]
[IN Q=One of the]

((ROLAND HAYES/MARRIAGE BEFORE THE CARRIAGE: ONE OF THE HARDEST SELLS IS TEACHING YOUNG MEN BECAUSE THEY DON'T SEE IT MODELED IN THEIR HOME. IT'S HARD ENOUGH HAVING FATHERS THERE, BUT THE COMMITMENT OF MARRIAGE IS ANOTHER THING, WHICH IS ONE OF THE STRONG POINTS THAT WE HAVE TO REACH OUT TO YOUNG MALES IN PREVENTION.))
[SUPER=01-Roland Hayes/Marriage Before the Carriage]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=in prevention.]
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[VO-NAT]


Non-marital births in central Virginia have decreased more than six percent since the program began.
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[Best-Manners]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


One city's known for antebellum homes and moss covered trees... while the other's famous for bumper to bumper traffic.
But Charleston and New York city have something in common... Both tied for first place in a list of America's best mannered cities.
The information comes from travellers and residents.
Charleston is no stranger to the honor.. It's been on the list for the past 25 years.
This is only the second time for New York City.

[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=Extra Point]
[GRAPHIC=Sports Logo]


Ricky Bustle is leaving Virginia Tech after the Gator Bowl to become a head coach and the Stagg Bowl activities kicked off over at the Salem Civic Center today. But first out Extra Point.
A jet carrying the Arizona Diamondbacks to meet President Bush returned to Phoenix 30 minutes after takeoff because of an oil pressure problem.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC; :]


After the problem was fixed, The team and its executives were welcomed to the White House by President Bush. He called this years World Series fabulous and said it came at a great time for the country.
Bush also praised the team for winning the championship 4 years after their founding.
And here are tonight's scores.
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[S-Bustle]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-111]
[GRAPHIC=BUSTLE]


The new head football coach at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette is Danville Native and Virginia Tech offensive coordinator Ricky Bustle. Mike Stevens has reaction from coaches and players in Blacksburg.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=FIRST AUDIO]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Virginia Tech Head Coach; :18]
[SUPER=@mike1; :31]
[SUPER=01-Andre Davis/Virginia Tech Senior Flanker; :42]
[SUPER=01-Jarrett Ferguson/Virginia Tech Senior Fullback; :55]
[SUPER=01-Billy Hite/VT Associate Head Coach; 1:14]
[SUPER=01-Charley Wiles/Va. Tech Defensive Line Coach; 1:23]
[RUNS=1:51]
[OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."]
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[S-Terps]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-107 (35:39)]
[GRAPHIC=ACC logo]


The Associated Press has named its college football coach of the year.
Maryland's Ralph Friedgen takes home the honor.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NCAA; :]


In his rookie season with the Terps, Friedgen was 10 and 1. Maryland captured its first A-C-C title since 1985 and they're headed to the Orange Bowl and a showdown against Florida.
Friedgen received 48 votes from the 72 members of the A-P football poll board.
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[S-Stagg]


[ANCHOR=royy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-103 1:41:07]
[GRAPHIC=Stagg Bowl]


Bridgewater and Mount Union are putting the finishing touches on their game plans for tomorrow's Stagg Bowl.
Steve Mason has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Salem; :00]
[SUPER=01-Chuck Moore/D-III Scoring Leader; :23]
[SUPER=01-Davon Cruz/Bridgewater Running Back; :41]
[SUPER=01-Larry Kehres/Mount Union Head Coach; :48]
[SUPER=@Steve1; 1:01]
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[SUPER=01-Jason Lutz/Bridgewater Quarterback; 1:24]
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((Two key ingredients were missing for Chad Moore. His mother and sister. They missed Chuck accepting the Gagliardi trophy because sister Erin, in a state of complete kidney failure, could not miss her dialysis appointment back home. The good news is Chuck's aunt is a kidney donor match and both mom and sis will arrive in Salem in time for the game. Moore would lean on his other family for support. ((:)) Moore's counterpart is Bridgwater's best player, running back Davon Cruz. His Eagles like their underdog status against a Mount Union team that has won 81 of it's last 82 games. ((:)) ((:)) ((:)) ((:))
Due to NCAA sideline player limitations, former Glenvar quarterback and Eagles third stringer Brandon Carroll will not dress for the Stagg Bowl. In Salem, Steve Mason News 7 sports.))

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A veteran coach in the Friday Football Extra coverage area is quitting. Mike Cole has resigned as head coach at Christiansburg High School.
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Cole started as a J.V. Coach and became the schools head coach in 1986. Cole will continue to teach at the school which will begin a search for a new head coach immediately.
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Ricky Bustle is leaving Virginia Tech. More later on Mornin.

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Two weeks ago the new Hidden Valley High school announced that Chris Morris would be its basketball coach. Last week, Steve Magenbauer was named the school's football coach, and last night another familiar name in the Roanoke Valley has been hired as athletic director.
Dennis Layman, a former basketball coach at Glenvar and a longtime
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educator and referee will start as Hidden Valley's AD on January 15th. Layman brings a strong, solid reputation to an athletic department that is being built from the ground up.
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That's it for sports. Have a great day everybody.

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It's now official, Jason Giambi will wear the Yankee pin stripes next season.
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Today in New York, Giambi finally put his signature on a 7 year 120 million dollar contract. The 30 year old former Oakland first baseman led the American League in on base percentage and slugging percentage last summer. He hit 342 with 38 homers and 129 R-B-I's.
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