[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

*You* may not be staying home for the holidays.
But local shops hope your money will be.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

And some students on their way home in Campbell County have a close call with a tractor trailer.
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[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=Sports-Head]
[GRAPHIC=None]


In sports, The Galardi award was presented in Salem this afternoon as Bridgewater and Mount Union prepare for the Stagg Bowl.
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[VO-NAT]


And Tech offensive coordinator Ricky Bustle is the new head coach at the University of Louisiana Lafayette.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


After a week of clouds and rain, there will be a short break coming up. That story and the latest Stagg Bowl forecast coming up.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 4-Shot]


News 7 is next.
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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.))
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[OUT Q=space like that.]
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


A Campbell County school student has a narrow miss with a tractor trailer load of steel..
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


It's the second close call for area students in as many months on Route 460.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


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


And I'm Keith Humphry.

[Bus-Accident]


[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-56 TC25:53]
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Enajite Umukoro (ee-NAHJ-uh-TAY muh-KOR-oh) had just gotten off her bus on Route 460 around 4:30 when the accident happened.
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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 very close call.

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[SOT 10:34:50]
[IN Q=Something just told]

((ENAJITE UMUKORO/STUDENT: SOMETHING JUST TOLD ME TO LOOK TO MY LEFT AND WHEN I LOOKED TO MY LEFT THE TRACTOR WAS COMING IN AND IT JUST FLEW BY ME AND I JUST JUMPED BACK TOWARDS THE BUS.. AND THEN ALL THE BOULDERS AND STEEL STARTED TO FALL OFF AND THEN FINALLY IT JUST FLIPPED OVER THERE.))
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[OUT Q=flipped over there.]
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[VO-NAT]


State police are still on the scene investigating the accident.
One lane of eastbound Route 460 is still blocked.
The wreck is similar to one in Bedford County last month in which a tractor trailer struck a stopped school bus, injuring 17 people.
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[Roanoke-Schools]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-52 TC1:01:25]
[GRAPHIC=None]

The director of Roanoke School Pupil Transportation has been removed from his position.
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[VO-NAT - :15]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

David Prince has been transportation director for the past three years, and was fired effective today. Officials say the move is a management issue, and is not connected to an incident in which a school bus struck and killed a 75-year old man a week ago.
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[SOT 1:08:15]
[IN Q=The accident has no relationship...]

((RICHARD KELLEY/ASSITANT SUPERINTENDENT FOR OPERATIONS ; THE ACCIDENT HAS NO RELATIONSHIP TO THE PERSONNEL ACTION THAT WE TOOK TODAY, IT'S MANAGEMENT ISSUES, AND THESE MANAGEMENT ISSUES DIDN'T OCCUR SUDDENLY, WE'VE BEEN IN DISCUSSION ABOUT THESE ISSUES FOR SOME PERIOD OF TIME.))
[SUPER=01-Richard Kelley/Assistant Superintendent for Operations;]
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[OUT Q=these issues for some period of time.]
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[VO-NAT - :08+]

James Tyree, who has been with the Roanoke City School system for the past 27 years will take over as acting Transportation Director.
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[Tech-React]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-49 TC1:28:45]
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Governor Jim Gilmore wants to borrow money to finance Virginia's higher education future. Today he announced plans for a 927-million dollar bond package for the benefit of Universities and Colleges in the Commonwealth. Many schools are citing critical need for the funds...since this year's budget impasse caused projects to be frozen around the state.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Shannon & Rachel /Microwave;]

News 7's New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel Cannon is in Blacksburg tonight, where Virginia Tech officials are sizing up their "piece of the pie" ...Rachel?
[LIVE=Rachel /FULL Microwave]
[SUPER=@Rachel1;]
[SUPER=05-Blacksburg;]

Shannon, under the plan, Virginia Tech will receive nearly 140-million dollars, a number President Charles (Stee-ger) Steger says he's pleased with. Steger says he knows exactly where the money will go...projects that need to be completed and ones that need to be started.
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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]

[***RACHEL'S MIC HOT***] In total, the money will cover 9-major initiatives at Tech. Steger says they're each critical in helping Tech to become a Top 30 research university.
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[SOT 36:47:05]
[IN Q=if you don't]

((CHARLES W. STEGER/VIRGINIA TECH PRESIDENT; IF YOU DON'T HAVE THE RESEARCH LABORATORIES IT'S LIKE HAVING A CARPENTER WITHOUT HAVING GIVING HIM OR HER A HAMMER LABORATORIES ARE THE TOOLS THAT OUR FACULTY USE TO ADVANCE THEIR RESEARCH PROGRAMS.))
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[OUT Q=RESEARCH PROGRAMS.]
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[WIPE TO FULL SCREEN BOARD 1000] Taking a look at some other schools is our region... Under the plan...Radford University is allotted just under 30-million. [ADD 1001] The Virginia Community College System, which runs about 23 community colleges around the state will get 139-million. [ADD 1002] And Virginia Military Institute can expect over 31-million dollars.
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[LIVE=Rachel /FULL Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Blacksburg;]

About two thirds of the bond package will require voter approve...voters can expect to see the issue on the November ballots. The General Assembly will of course also have to approve the budget for the schools to see the money.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Shannon & Rachel /Microwave;]

Shannon, Governor-Elect Mark Warner released a statement on the issue 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=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=01-51 TC1:44:43]
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The Virginia Department of Education is showing off the new on-line SOL testing system.
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[VO-NAT :18]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The test company contracting with the agency displayed the system publicly for the first time today at the annual Educational Technology Leardership Conference at the Hotel Roanoke. The computer tests have been demonstrated at nine Virginia schools but more testing is needed before the system can be officially adopted.
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[SOT 12:45:11-12:45:33]
[IN Q=During the coming weeks we'll be doing a...]

((CHARLES PYLE/VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: DURING THE COMING WEEKS WE'LL BE DOING A COMPARABILITY STUDY WHERE WE ANALYZE HOW STUDENTS WHO TAKE AN ON-LINE FORM OF THE TEST COMPARE TO STUDENTS WHO TAKE A PENCIL AND PAPER FORM OF THE SAME TEST. ONCE THAT'S COMPLETED WE'LL MOVE ONTO TH ENEXT PHASE WHICH IS THE ACTUAL ADMINISTRATION OF TH ETEST IN VARIOUS SCHOOL AROUND THE COMMONWEALTH.))
[SUPER=01-Charles Pyle/Virginia Department of Education;]
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[OUT Q=various schools around the Commonwealth.]
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[VO-NAT]

V-D-O-E hopes to have some schools using the on-line system by spring of next year with all high schools capable of using web-based assessment tests by 2003.
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[TAKE FULL SCREEN BOARD] For more information about the new system log onto our website at wdbj7.com and click on webwatch.
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[Stanley-Dan]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=01-53 TC52:46]
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Two local companies are downsizing and eliminating several hundred jobs. That's actually good news for our area.
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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.
Dan River plans to transfer most of the work 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 lose their jobs.
Company officials say the company wide re-alignment will not affect plants in Stanleytown or Martinsville.
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[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
[SS=NONE]


A legislative review of Virginia's death penalty says it does not discriminate... but opponents say that's not true.
We'll hear from them next on News 7.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


And we'll check out the increasingly popular home-grown gift industry.
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[Death-Penalty]
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[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=01-50 TC1:23:15]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

Death penalty opponents aren't buying it.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]

Several groups got together in Richmond today to criticize the conclusion that race doesn't play as big a part in whether a defendant lands on death row as WHERE the crime occurs. Amnesty International, The A-C-L-U and the N-double-A-C-P took issue with the J-LARC study released Monday, by reading from the Commission's own report.
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[SOT 3:26]
[IN Q=Even in a system]

((SALIM KHALFANI/VIRGINIA NAACP; EVEN IN A SYSTEM IN WHICH RACE IS NOT A DECISION TO INDICT, IT IS POSSIBLE BLACK DEFENDANTS COULD NEVERTHELESS FACE PROSECUTION AS A DEATH CASE AT A HIGHER RATE THAN NON-BLACKS))
[SUPER=01-Salim Khalfani/Virginia NAACP]
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[OUT Q=at a higher rate than non-blacks.]
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[VO-NAT]

The A-C-L-U has its own study in the works and promises a report next week. In the meantime, the Civil Liberties Union is calling for a moratorium on the death penalty.
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[VA-Gifts]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=01-44 TC1:59:26]
[GRAPHIC=Christmas]


'Tis 12 days until Christmas.
If you're looking for a better gift idea than a partridge in a pear tree, we have several.
As Jennifer Miele found out, recession or no recession, locally made products are bucking the trend.
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[SUPER=03-Troutville;:00]
[SUPER=01-Rachel Nicols/Apple Barn II;:16]
[SUPER=01-Michelle Scott/Lee & Edwards;:41]
[SUPER=01-Joy Sylvester-Johnson/Art on a Mission;1:05]
[SUPER=@jennifer1;1:12]
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[OUT Q=JM News 7.]

(( There's no place like home for the holidays... unless of course you're surrounded by hometown memories.
Tucked inside the Cat's Meow in Troutville is an entire village full.
Local landmark replicas made of wood have a way of bringing Christmas home.
[SOT]

((RACHEL NICOLS: THEY ARE BUYING THEM FOR THEIR CHILDREN, THAT HAVE MOVED OUT OF TOWN, BUYING THEM FOR THEMSELVES.)) [RUNS06]
Recent reports show a 3.7 percent decline in holiday retail sales, bolstering reports of a nationwide recession.
You'd never know at Lee and Edwards, where to eat drink and be merry reminds you of home.
Virginia baskets include locally-produced cheeses, peanuts, sauces and wines.
[SOT]

((WE DO BASKETS FROM 15 DOLLARS UP TO ONES WELL OVER 200 DOLLARS IF I HAD TO AVERAGE IT WOULD BE 35 O 40 DOLLARS.)) [RUNS09]
If you are really on a mission to find the perfect hometown Christmas gift... try Art on A Mission at Tanglewood Mall.
More than a hundred local artists donate a portion of the proceeds their artwork generates here to the rescue mission free health care clinic project.
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((WE ARE MAKING ENOUGH MONEY TO NOT ONLY MEET EXPENSES FOR THE STORE, BUT CREATE THE OPERATING BUDGET FOR THE NEW MEDICAL CLINIC.)) [RUNS09]
[SOT]

((JENNIFER MIELE/REPORTING: CONSUMER CONFIDENCE IS AT A SEVEN YEAR LOW RIGHT NOW. BUT, WITH AN ECONOMIC STIMULUS PACKAGE MAKING ITS WAY THROUGH CONGRESS, AND BOTTOMED OUT INTEREST RATES, THE FEDERAL RESERVE IS PRETTY SURE THIS RECESSION IS COMING TO AN END. AND THAT'S THE BEST CHRISTMAS GIFT THESE STORES COULD ASK FOR. JENNIFER MIELE, NEWS 7.)) [RUNS16]))

[Tobacco-Settlement]


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[WRITER=dse]
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Virginia tobacco farmers will get a belated Christmas present in early January.
That's when the state will send out 24-million dollars as part of the second phase of the tobacco settlement.
The payments are from a settlement reached between the four big tobacco companies and 14 tobacco-producing states.
The states sued to recoup the cost of treating sick tobacco users.

[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
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Profit warnings, layoffs and disappointing retail sales unnerved Wall Street and sent stocks dropping [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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[SUPER=440-y/128.36/9766,45/y/64.86/1946.52;]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


The DOW dropped 128 points.
NASDAQ fell 65.
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[460-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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[WRITER=tsa]
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[GRAPHIC=Accident]


An accident on Route 460 sent two people to the hospital and left an oily mess on the roadway.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.]


The accident happened this morning near Thaxton.
Witnesses say a west bound truck malfunctioned, spilling oil and thick smoke.
A car behind the truck slid on the oil and rear-ended the truck.
The driver and a passenger of the car were taken to Bedford Memorial Hospital and later airlifted to Roanoke Memorial.
No word on their condition.
The accident tied up traffic on 460 while VDOT covered the oil with sand.
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[Marriage-Carriage]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-48 TC1:50:42]
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Waiting until you're married to have children may seem like an easy decision to some, but family counselors say many young people don't know it's better to wait.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


That's why the "Marriage Before the Carriage" program is now entering its fourth year in the central Virginia area.
This year, young people between the ages of 12 and 29 will have a chance to win one of four Caribbean vacations if they do not mother, father or abort a baby over the next year.
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[SOT 4:11:09]
[IN Q=Many kids already]

((TINA LEVALLEY/ALLIANCE FOR FAMILIES AND CHILDREN: MANY KIDS ALREADY KNOW WHO WE ARE AND HAVE BEEN PARTICIPATING FOR MANY YEARS ALREADY SINCE OUR CONCEPT BEGAN BACK IN 1997, WHEN SOME VERY IMPORTANT PEOPLE IN THE LYNCHBURG AREA AND THE SURROUNDING COUNTIES DECIDED THAT 'HEY THE BIRTH RATE IS WAY TOO HIGH FOR OUR YOUNG ADULTS, AND WE NEED TO DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT.'))
[SUPER=01-Tina LeValley/Marriage Before the Carriage;]
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[OUT Q=something about it.]
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[VO-NAT]


Officials say the non marital birth rate in the Lynchburg area has dropped more than six percent in the last four years.
In the past, Marriage Before the Carriage offered a new car to young people taking part in the abstinence campaign.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
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[GRAPHIC=None]


And in sports, Ricky Bustle is the new head football coach at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
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[VO-NAT]


And Division Three handed out his Gilaradi award over at the Salem Civic Center today.
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[S-Bustle]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-111]
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Danville native Rickey Bustle is leaving Va. Tech to become the new head football coach at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Mike Stevens has reaction from Blacksburg.
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[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]
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[OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."]
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[S-Stagg]


[ANCHOR=royy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-103 1:41:07]
[GRAPHIC=Stagg Bowl]


The Stagg Bowl kicks off Saturday night at eight o'clock. Both teams went through practice and pictures, among other things today. Steve Mason has more.
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[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]
[SUPER=01-Mike Clark/Bridgewater Head Coach; 1:10]
[SUPER=01-Jason Lutz/Bridgewater Quarterback; 1:24]
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[OUT Q=News 7 sports"]
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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 wil not dress for the Stagg Bowl. in Salem, Steve Mason News 7 sports.))

[S-Cole]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
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[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-101 (1:54:16)]
[GRAPHIC=FFE Logo]


Friday Football Extra is losing one of its veteran head coaches. Mike Cole has resigned his head coaching position at Christiansburg High School.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-FFE; :]


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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[S-Yankees]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=SP-109 (44:24)]
[GRAPHIC=Yankees Logo]


It's now official, Jason Giambi will wear the Yankee pin stripes next season.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY; :]


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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[ANCHOR=Roy]
[GRAPHIC=Hold Logo]


The Yankees also traded right hander Jay Witasick to San Francisco for outfielder John Vander Wal.
[SYMPHONY]
[NEWSCAST=SIX]
[WRITER=pev]
[TAPE#=01-60 TC59:34]
[ANCHOR=SHANNON 2-Shot]


David & Leah Wiley often perform together during symphonic and choral events with the Roanoke Symphony...
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


But you can also find the pair in smaller venues, as was the case today.
Windsor Hills United Methodist church was the performance hall, and the intimate setting allows the couple to showcase their talents AND promote the symphony all at the same time.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Leah and I...]
[SUPER=01-David Wiley/Roanoke Symphony Orchestra;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=we're doing at the Orchestra.]
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[VO-NAT]


Sunday marks the next big concert for the Roanoke Symphony, and Maestro Wiley anticipates a crowded stage for the annual Holiday Pops Concert.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Well, the Holiday Pops...]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=Southwest Virginia Ballet.]
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[GRAPHIC=None]

The Holiday Pops Concert is this Sunday at 3pm at the Roanoke Civic Center.