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Today on news 7 at 5, Afghan officials say American war planes accidentially bombed a friendly convoy, killing 65 people loyal to the new government,
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and a Lynchburg man is accused of taking indecent liberties in a Lynchburg department store. [Weather-Head]
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Clear skies will lead to lows in the twenties, a chilly forecast as we approach the Holiday....

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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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[WRITER=tbr]
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Also today
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Jacey Birch will introduce us to a Santa who wants to make sure children enjoy a quieter form of Christmas.
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[SOT 14:07:58-14:08:04]
[IN Q=I've never really been away...]

((I'VE NEVER REALLY BEEN AWAY FROM MY FAMILY, THIS IS THE FIRST TIME I'VE BEEN AWAY FROM MY FAMILY AT CHRISTMAS.))
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[OUT Q=been away from my family at Christmas.]
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Senior defense officials say several hundred Marines and possibly some Army troops, could soon be sent to the abandoned al-Qaida cave complex in eastern Afghanistan . Their mission: to help search for clues to Osama bin Laden's whereabouts.
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Good evening. I'm Shannon Young in for Jean Jadhon.




[5-Acosta]


[ANCHOR=Shan]
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More American troops will be sent into the caves of Afghanistan in search of Osama bin Laden. They'll be joining U-S Special Forces units already in the area. Meantime, the six-month mission to protect the country's new interim government is officially underway with the arrival of the first group of international peacekeepers in Kabul. The interim leader and his cabinet will take power tomorrow. Jim Acosta joins us live from Washington with the latest.
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[SUPER=01-Jim Acosta/CBS News;]
[SUPER=05-Washington, DC;]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Donald Rumsfeld/Secretary of Defense; :10]
[SUPER=03-Kandahar, Afghanistan;]
[SUPER=01-Eric Zielinski/Marine Lance Corporal;]
[SUPER=05-Washington, DC;]
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[OUT Q=back to you.]

(( THE U-S SMOKED AL QUEDA OUT OF ITS HOLES -- AND NOW THE PENTAGON IS PREPARING TO DEPLOY HUNDREDS OF TROOPS INTO THE CAVES OF TORA BORA WITH THE HOPE THAT OSAM BIN LADEN IS STILL THERE.

SOT: Donald Rumsfeld, Defense Secretary

"Whatever is needed will be sent, and it won't be just U.S. It'll be coalition forces."
AND A NEW TYPE OF BOMB IS ON IT'S WAY TO HELP. IT USES AN EXPLOSION TO SUCK THE AIR OUT OF CAVES.
AFTER THE BATTLE FOR THESE MOUNTAINS -- THE PENTAGON IS NOW ESTIMATING SEVEN THOUSAND AL QUEDA AND TALIBAN FIGHTERS ARE BEING DETAINED AND INTERROGATED..FOR ANY INFORMATION ON THE TERRORIST MASTERMIND.

SOT: Bush

"He could be in a cave that doesn't have an opening to it anymore. Or he could be in a cave where he could get out. Or he could have tried to slither out to neighboring Pakistan."
THE U-S HAS RESUMED AIR ATTACKS IN EASTERN AFGHANISTAN. AND THERE ARE CONFLICTING REPORTS ABOUT A CONVOY THAT WAS HIT POSSIBLY KILLING DOZENS OF AFGHAN MEN. THE PENTAGON SAYS THE TRUCKS WERE CARRYING TALIBAN LEADERS. BUT AN AFGHAN OFFICIAL SAYS THE CONVOY CONTAINED TRIBAL LEADERS LOYAL TO THE NEW GOVERNMENT.

(Kandahar)


AMIDST ALL THE VIOLENCE -- IT IS ALMOST CHRISTMAS IN AFGHANISTAN. IN KANDAHAR THESE SOLDIERS ARE THANKFUL TO HAVE MORE THAN THIS MAKESHIFT CHRISTMAS TREE TO REMIND THEM OF FAMILIES FAR AWAY.

SOT: Lance Corporal Eric Zielinski/US Marine:

We've just got some gifts from our families, we're really happy about that and We're doing our best to serve our country and make sure everyone back home is having a good time and everyone's safe at night. ))

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The Olympic torch made a visit to the nation's capital today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]

The flame was carried to the institution by a man whose son was among the 189 killed at the Pentagon on September eleventh. And another man who was injured at the Pentagon during the attacks carried the torch away from the building. Staff Sergeant Chris Braman said today represents closure for him and the families of the victims. From the Pentagon, the torch headed through the streets of Alexandria, Virginia, and then to Washington to end its 18th day of travel across the country.
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President Bush calls Congress's failure to pass an economic revival package a ''big disappointment.''
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A measure was pushed through the Republican-controlled House in the early morning hours yesterday. But, to the President's dissatisfaction, Senate leaders blocked a vote on it.
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[SOT 14:31:13-14:31:29]
[IN Q=I thought it was important...]

((I THOUGHT IT WAS IMPORTANT TO GET A GOOD STIMULUS PACKAGE OUT, AS WELL AS I THOUGHT IT WAS VERY IMPORTANT TO TAKE CARE OF DISPLACED WORKERS. AND THE BILL THAT I SUPPORTED AND MY ADMINISTRATION HELPED CRAFT WITH BOTH DEMOCRATS AND REPUBLICANS WOULD HAVE DONE JUST THAT. BUT WE'LL SEE WHEN WE COME BACK AND TAKE A LOOK."))
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=come back and take a look.]
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[VO-NAT]

The President's been saying for months that a stimulus package was necessary to counteract a recession made worse by the September 11 attacks Senate leaders say they'll try again in the new year.
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[5-Flasher-Arrest]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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[WRITER=ssm]
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Lynchburg police have arrested a man they say was exposing himself to shoppers in at least two of the city's department stores.
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28- year- old Glenn Xavier Wharton was picked up on an outstanding warrant last night for taking indecent liberties with a child.
Police say Wharton fondled himself near a woman and her daughter who were shopping at the Hecht's department store on November 12th.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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Security video captured the incident but Wharton ran before police arrived.
They caught up with him on December 9th after he allegedly exposed himself again, this time at the Target store on Wards Road.
Wharton's being held without bond.
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A local media figure is accused of shoplifting. We'll have the details after this break.
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[VO]
Also we will meet a man who is boosting the spirits of patients who will spend the holidays in the hospital.
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[5-Travel]


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The trip to grandma's house will be different this year if you are traveling by air.
You can expect long lines, more personal searches, and extra security.
[DOUBLE BOXES= /Microwave;]


Justin McLeod is live at the Roanoke Regional Airport. Justin, how busy is it today?
[LIVE= /FULL]
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((ROLLCUE:...that is September 11th.))
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[OUT Q=in the X-Ray machine]
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[VO-NAT]


That is why airport officials recommend you get here an hour and a half early to go through all the security measures. If you are parking in the short term lot, the wait can be up to 15 minutes, but the first half hour of parking is free.
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[5-Roark]


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The man who runs Cable 6 in Martinsville has had a run-in with the law.
Charles Roark is facing a grand larceny charge in Roanoke.
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Roark was arrested at the Wal-Mart on Franklin Road last month.
He's accused of stealing several CD's.
[SUPER=03-Martinsville/1992]


According to the police report, a store employee saw Roark take the items out to the parking lot.
The employee and others grabbed Roark and held him on the ground until police arrived.
He was arrested on one count of grand larceny.
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Neither Roark's attorney, nor a spokesman for Cable 6, had any comment.
The case is set for a hearing in February.

[5-Hospital-Volunteer]


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[***ANCHOR TAG***]
Tis the season for giving --- but the gift of one local man can't be wrapped in any box -- it comes in the form o

f a smile.
He's one of the many volunteers who give time at a local hospital.
Health Check Reporter Joy Sutton has his story.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=You feeling good]
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[SUPER=01-Patty Altizer/Volunteer Coordinator;1:11]
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((
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[SOT10:11:15]
[IN Q=You feeling good]
((NAT SOT:YOU FEELING GOOD, NOW GIVE ME FIVE, A HARD FIVE. HOW YOU FEELING..DID YOU TAKE THAT HAT OFF WHEN YOU WENT TO

SURGERY...YES I DID)) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q=yes I did]


Ben McCoy spends as much time at Lewis-Gale Medical Center as some of the employees. He volunteers an average of 30 hours a week. And most days he's here by 4-30 in the morning.
And he always has a wise crack --to keep patients and their families laughing.
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[NAT SOT10:12:56]
[IN Q=We usually have pretty good families]
((NAT SOT: WE USUALLY HAVE PRETTY GOOD FAMILIES THEN OF COURSE WE HAVE PEOPLE LIKE YOU, THAT'S A JOKE YOU MISSED THAT O

NE)) [RUNS09]
[OUT Q=you missed that one]


McCoy considers himself the welcoming committee. He directs patients to their rooms and does his best to make them feel comfortable.
And they seem to love him --on this day he got a special picture from a little boy.
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[NAT SOT 10:17:10]
[IN Q=WE HAVE A LOT OF CHILDREN COME]
((NAT SOT:WE HAVE A LOT OF CHILDREN COME IN FOR SURGERY OR WITH THEIR PARENTS. I TRY TO MAKE THEIR VISIT VERY ENJOYABLE

..BECAUSE BEING IN A HOSPITAL IS A LITTLE STRESSFULL, EVEN IF YOU'RE JUST WITH SOMEONE IN YOUR FAMILY)) [RUNS11]
[OUT Q=in your family]


Lewis-Gale Medical Center says volunteers are the backbone of the hospital --and come the New Year --it will need more people like McCoy.
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[SOT10:23:42]
[IN Q=To maybe sit with patients]

((PATTY ALTIZER: TO MAYBE SIT WITH PATIENTS, READ TO PATIENTS, HELP WITH ADMISSIONS...ALSO WE COULD USE THEM TO RUN ERRANDS FOR DIFFERENT DEPARTMENTS AND TO MEET AND GREET PEOPLE AS THEY COME IN)) [RUNS13]
[OUT Q=as they come in]
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[NAT SOT10:16:10]
[IN Q=You have a good day now]
((NAT SOT: YOU HAVE A GOOD DAY NOW. WE'LL SEE YOU SOON. HE'S A GOOD DOCTOR, HE'LL TAKE GOOD CARE OF YOU THANKS DOC))

[RUNS07]
[OUT Q=thanks doc]


McCoy says putting a smile on the patients face - is what brings him joy.
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[IN Q=It's just hard to put]

((IT'S JUST HARD TO PUT INTO WORDS HOW I FEEL. THE ONLY THING THAT WOULD'VE MADE THIS BETTER FOR ME IS IF MY WIFE WERE STILL ALIVE TO BE HERE VOLUNTEERING WITH ME)) [RUNS07]
[OUT Q=volunteering with me]


But to Lewis-Gale this volunteer is price-less.
Joy Sutton, News 7, Salem.))
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If you're interested in volunteering at Lewis Gale Medical Center you can call 776-4109.
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The Virginia Tech football team is also spreading holiday cheer at a local hospital.
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[SOT 5:04:01]

((HOW YOU DOING, GOOD TO SEE YA.))
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[OUT Q=to see ya]
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The Hokies spent the morning making rounds and visiting patients at Montgomery Regional Hospital. The annual event is to raise the spirits of those people spending Christmas away from home this year. Players volunteered their time and signed autographs.
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[SOT 10:20:22]
[IN Q=ESPECIALLY THIS TIME]

((BILLY HARDEE/TECH STRONG SAFETY; ESPECIALLY THIS TIME OF YEAR WHERE THEY MAY FEEL BAD IF THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS AREN'T ABLE TO MAKE IT DOWN WE JUST THING YOU KNOW IT'S OUR OBLIGATION TO COME BY THEY WATCH US ON SATURDAY SO WE SHOULD BE ABLE TO SACRIFICE A DAY TO COME IN AND JUST SPEND SOME TIME WITH THEM AND WISH THEM A MERRY CHRISTMAS.))
[SUPER=01-Billy Hardee/Tech Strong Safety;]
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[OUT Q=THEM A MERRY CHRISTMAS.]
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The Virginia Tech's girls basketball team is scheduled to visit patients in January.
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Coming up next on the newscast, Jacey Birch will meet with a jolly old elf who wants to help children get away from the commercialized Christmas.
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[SOT 20:16:25-33]

((LOTS OF CHILDREN ARE LINED UP TO SEE SANTA CLAUS BUT THEY'RE NOT HERE WITH THEIR CHRISTMAS WISH LIST. STAY TUNED TO NEWS SEVEN AT FIVE BECAUSE WE'RE GOING TO LEARN ABOUT THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS.))
[IN Q=Lots of children]
[SUPER=@Jacey1]
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[OUT Q=spirit of Christmas.]



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"Santa Claus"... the name often generates thoughts of presents... gift lists and Christmas photos of kids.
Yet those things will be far from mind when you visit Fantasyland at the History Museum of Western Virginia.
Jacey Birch has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=There are no]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :30]
[SUPER=07-Victoria Ferris; :50]
[SUPER=07-Caroline Byrd; 1:20]
[RUNS=1:45]
[OUT Q=I'm Jacey Birch.]

(( There are no lines... no elf helpers and no cameras... unless you count the parents'. Here at Fantasyland it's just the kids and Santa.
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[SOT 19:47:57-48:03]

I GIVE THEM THE EXPERIENCE OF WHAT IT IS TO BE AT HOME WITH SANTA CLAUS, THE PERSON.
[IN Q=I give them the]
[RUNS=06]
[OUT Q=lines to stand in.]


And that person happens to spend much of his time entertaining with music, storytelling and even puppet shows. But there is always an underlying message.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 20:03:15-21 or 20:03:46-54]

((natsnd "MAY I HAVE A CANDY CANE PLEASE." (moose kisses boy as he walks away)))
[IN Q=May I have]
[RUNS=08]
[OUT Q=candy cane please.]


Sometimes Santa is teaching manners but most of the time he is sharing the true Christmas story.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 19:50:28-40]

((I WANTED TO TEACH, OR REMIND THE CHILDREN THAT CHRISTMAS IS NOT ABOUT WHAT YOU ARE GOING TO GET. IT'S ABOUT GIVING AND IT'S ABOUT LOVE AND SHARING PEACE ALL OVER THE WORLD.))
[IN Q=I wanted to teach]
[RUNS=12]
[OUT Q=all over the world.]


And the message resonates in the reactions of the children.
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[SOT 20:11:25-32]

((SOME OTHER PEOPLE DON'T GET GIFTS SO WE HAVE TO BE THANKFUL FOR WHAT WE HAVE.))
[IN Q=Some other people]
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=for what we have.]


Santa even involves the children by having them hang stars and candy canes on his Christmas tree... both of which symbolize generosity... one of Santa's virtues.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 19:51:22-32]

((WE LOOK AT THE STARS AND MAKE WISHES FOR OTHER PEOPLE SO THAT CHILDREN ARE THINKING ABOUT OTHERS AND NOT JUST ABOUT THEMSELVES AND THEN THE CANDY CANES I GIVE THEM ARE LINKED WITH THE PROMISE TO HELP SOMEBODY. ))
[IN Q=We look at the]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=to help somebody.]


But along with the moral lesson... there's also a music lesson.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 20:04:28-32]

((WHAT DID SANTA TEACH YOU? CHRISTMAS SONGS.))
[IN Q=What did Santa]
[RUNS=04]
[OUT Q=christmas songs.]
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[SOT 20:08:35-37]

((I LIKE TO SING.))
[IN Q=I like]
[RUNS=02]
[OUT Q=to sing.]


But the kids aren't the only ones learning here.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 19:52:51-53:02]

((KIDS COME IN AND THEY ARE BEAMING WITH LOVE FOR THIS PERSON WHO THEY KNOW CARES FOR THEM AND THAT'S THE MAGIC OF IT BECAUSE I REALLY DO GENUINELY LOVE CHILDREN.))
[IN Q=Kids come in]
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=love children.]


Jacey Birch, News Seven, Roanoke.)) [Stats] [12/21/2001] [CK/ESS]FIVE BACKGROUND
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Coming up next, one of the major league's most popular teams is sold for more than half a BILLION dollars. Steve Mason will tell us who after the break.
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[VO-NAT ]


Then a little bit later, we'll meet the latest Survivor contestant thrown out of Africa.
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[WRITER=jja]
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On wall Street, stocks wrapped up the week with some gains as bargain hunters went to work.
Market participants were encouraged by an upbeat consumer sentiment figure from the University of Michigan survey.
Ed Crane has more.
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[SUPER=01-Ed Crane/CBS Marketwatch;]
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[OUT Q=for News 7 at 5]



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[WRITER=sma]
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Good afternoon everyone, our ticker starts on the ice.
[graphic=express]


The Express is back in action tonight and this one should be a good one as Roanokes takes on Trenton.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


The Titans lead the Northeast Division and have a 2 to 1 edge over the Express in games the two have playes so far this season.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Daniel Berthiaume/Express Goalie; :00]
[SUPER=01-Rick Kowalsky/Express Right Wing; :20]
[RUNS=:39]
[OUT Q=......very few mistakes"]
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[WRITER=sma]
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The Virginia Men's basketball team came into this season with an awful road record last year, so far this season, it appears the fifth ranked Wahoos are doing a decent job of
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, D.C./Last Night; :00]


putting an end to that stigma. Last night, UVa remained undefeated with an impressive 61-55 win over 16th ranked Georgetown in Washington.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Pete Gillen/UVa Head Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=...to beat them"]
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[S5-Sox]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-115]
[GRAPHIC=Red sox]


The Red Sox, controlled by the Yawkey family and its trust since 1933, could be turned over as soon as January.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Boston, MA; :00]

The cost, a record 660 million dollars. The team's limited partners voted unanimously to sell the franchise to a group led by John Henry and Tom Werner.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-George Mitchell/New Ownership Member; :00]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=.....of many years"]
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[ANCHOR=steve]
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That's it for the ticker, coming up at six, news about former Patrick Henry star and now NBA Charlotte Hornet George Lynch and more on the Hokies as they prepapre for the Gator Bowl.

[5-Frank]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=Five]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Forty three year old Frank Garrison did not say a lot while he was on television's Survivor. But when he did speak, he usually made the other contestants mad. Teri Okita has more.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Frank Garrison/Former Survivor Contestant; :14]
[SUPER=01-Teri Okita/CBS News; 1:22]
[RUNS=1:30]
[OUT Q=CBS NEWS New York]

(( Frank: To be here is just awesome. This mornings sunrise was just so beautiful. (:05)
TRACK: FIRST THINGS FIRST. AFTER MEETING FRANK GARRISON, ITS SAFE TO SAY, HE DOES HAVE A SOFT AND SENSUAL SIDE UNDER HIS HARD SHELL.

(Super: Frank Garrison/10th Survivor Voted Off)
SOT: Thats how I am, you know, hard charging, get the job done, but

then, theres a soft, teddy bear side to me, too. (:05)
TRACK: PERHAPS THE TEDDY BEAR SHOULD HAVE SURFACED MORE OFTEN.
SHOW: Frank: I cant help it. These liberal, special interest groups that the media give open market to, instead of the average, working-class American that founded this country. Okay! Enough! (:08)
TRACK: HIS SURVIVOR AUDITION TAPE WASNT ANY BETTER.
AUDITION: I understand youre looking for some Survivors to be on an adventure. Well, Im just the man you want! ATTACKS STUFFED LION. (:11)
TRACK: HIS FRIENDSHIP WITH TERESA LASTED TO THE VERY END AND HE DOESNT FEEL BETRAYED BY HER VOTE.

SOT: Teresa did just what I asked her to do, was to vote for me. Keep

her distance from me. I wanted to remain in the game for as long as she possibly could. (:07)
TRACK: BUT, THERE WAS NO LOVE LOST BETWEEN FRANK AND BRANDON. HE WONT SAY AN ILL WORD ABOUT HIS FORMER TEAMMATE JUST THAT THEY CO-EXISTED AT THE MOVIES.

SOT: Teri: What did you guys talk about? Frank: Just the movie. I just

kept it simple. (:04)
TRACK: HE CALLS THE SHOW AN ADVENTURE OF A LIFETIME AND SAYS IT CHANGED HIM.

SOT: It was a reflection on my life, and how Im living. I need to be a

better listener, more patience. (:08)

(Super: Teri Okita/Reporting)

STANDUP: Frank is open to any opportunites that come his way but first, hell have to change some diapers. His third daughter is due in late February. Teri Okita, CBS News, New York.))
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