[News-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Jean]

[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=syo]
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Coming up on News 7- Is he sick, dead, hiding?
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[VO-NAT]

Questions about Osama bin Laden remain despite another recently released videotape Plus, the holidays aren't over, in fact, they're just beginning for some. And Big Tom is helping a local store make big money as the Survivor contestant shows his staying power.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]


News 7 at eleven is next.

[Video-Open]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=]



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[SOT]
[IN Q=I Don't know where he is...]

((I DON'T KNOW WHERE WHERE HE IS, BUT IF THEY FIND OUT, THEY LL GO FOR HIM, TOO, AND ARREST HIM.))
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=him, too, and arrest him.]
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[VO-NAT]

Afghanistan's interim cabinet members are beginning the monumental task of building a new government but the interim leader says they are still focused on hunting down Osama bin Laden.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 11]


Good evening, I'm Shannon Young.
Jean Jadhon is off tonight.

[Afghanistan]


[ANCHOR=Shan]
[NEWSCAST=11 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Osama Bin Laden]


A new videotape Osama bin Laden shows the terrorist mastermind looking pale and gaunt and using words that indicate he may have been taped earlier this month. Some speculate he may have died, been killed or escaped Afghanistan.
[SS=War on Terrorism]

Meantime, officials are learning more about the man who tried to ignite explosives in his shoes on a U-S bound plane over the weekend. Teri Okita reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Qatar based al-Jazeera television aired...]
[SUPER=04-Voice of Translator;]
[SUPER=01-Abdullah Abdullah/Afghan Foreign Minister;]
[SUPER=01-Abdul Haqq Baker/Chairman of Brixton Mosque;]
[SUPER=01-Teri Okita/Reporting;]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=CBS News,Washington.]

((Qatar based al-Jazeera television aired the video Wednesday afternoon. And if it is Osama bin Laden, the world's most wanted fugitive lashes out at the West and American support of Israel. On the tape Bin Laden, says he made the video to mark the three month anniversary of the attacks on America.
(SOT) super: voice of translator

bin Laden appears dressed in combat fatigues with a rifle at his side...He looks thin and tired, adding to speculation he may be ill. But there's no indication of the authenticity of the tape, or when it might have been recorded. The White House dismissing it all as more propaganda.
(Nats)

Meanwhile, the Pentagon says it's not sure where bin Laden is or if he is even still alive. But there is evidence that pockets of Al-Qaeda terrorist fighters are still in southern Afghanistan. After weeks of heavy bombing and an intense ground effort, the Afghan Foreign Minister believes the Taliban has not been completely defeated.
SOT: Afghan Foreign Minister Abdullah

In some areas in the southern part of Afghanistan we believe there are still some pockets of Al-Qaida. Here on the homefront, new details are emerging on the suspected "shoe bomber".. An Islamic leader from a London mosque says Richard Reid did not act alone when he allegedly tried to blow up a Paris to Miami jumbo jet.
SOT: Abdul Haqq Baker, Chairman of Brixton Mosque

I really personally believe he was a tester to see how far he would get and then act thereafter.
(Okita Close)

Connection to Reid, Moussaoui and mosque in England TO CBS News Washington))

[India-Pakistan]


[ANCHOR=Shan]
[NEWSCAST=11 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Pakistan says it won't contribute to an escalating war of words with India.
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[VO-NAT]

Tensions are high between the two nuclear powers. India said today that its missiles are in position and air force jets have flown near the border every few minutes.

Its security cabinet is meeting to consider banning Pakistani airline flights, abandoning a water treaty and other sanctions. The buildup stems from a recent attack on the Indian parliament that India blames on Pakistan's spy agency and militants based in the country. Sources in Pakistan say that country is matching the buildup of Indian troops.
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[Kwanzaa]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-59 TC27:47]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Today is the first day of Kwanzaa... This evening-- members of a Roanoke church gathered to celebrate the start of the African-American holiday.
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((NAT SOUND))
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]
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[OUT Q=nat drums. ]
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[VO-NAT]

Dozens gathered this evening at Saint Gerard Catholic church to mark the occasion. Kwanzaa centers on SEVEN cultural principles-- including unity, self-determination and collective work. Each day is dedicated to one of the principles, and gifts are also exchanged.
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[vo-nat] Kwanzaa was developed in 1966 by a California professor of Pan-African studies. The name means ``first fruit'' in the East African language Swahili, and is based on a traditional African festival of the first-crop harvest.
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[White]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tsa]
[TAPE#=01-51 TC2:01:01]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Council]


Another member of Roanoke City Council says he will not seek re-election.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape]


Bill White says he will not run in the May council elections.
White has served three terms spanning twelve years on city council.
He tells News-7 he's leaving the city in fine shape.
He says it's time to look at other options, which may include running for higher office, but first he's wants to take a break.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[SS=Alvin Hudson]


White joins Alvin Hudson as the second council member not seeking re-election.

[Telegate]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-52 TC1:20:31]
[GRAPHIC=None]


All of Telegate U-S-A's employees are expected to be out of work by the beginning of the new year.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Clifton Forge/File Tape;]

The call center which once handled directory assistance calls for A-T-and-T and Verizon Wireless is operating on a skeleton staff. It's expected to be completely closed by the beginning of the year. Governor-Elect Mark Warner says high tech jobs like these in a rural area are essential to the state's economy.
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[SOT 30:58]
[IN Q=If all the good jobs...]

((MARK WARNER/GOVERNOR-ELECT; IF ALL THE GOOD JOBS, PARTICULARLY HIGH TECH JOBS ARE ONLY GOING TO BE IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA WE'RE NOT GOING TO MAKE IT IN VIRGINIA. ONE OF THE GREAT OPPORTUNITIES OF THE INFORMATION AGES IS TO BRING INFORMATION JOBS THROUGH TELECOMMUTING, BROADBAND CAPABILITY TO COMMUNITIES LIKE CLIFTON FORGE.))
[SUPER=@MarkWarner;]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=to communities like Clifton Forge.]
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[VO-NAT]

Economic leaders in the Alleghany highlands say they have at least a dozen businesses interested in the call center.

Telegate U-S-A employed as many as 130 people.
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[Warner-Shuler]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=01-55 TC51:42]
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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[VO-NAT - :18.5]
[SUPER=03-Alleghany Co.;]

Warner was in Alleghany County today to campaign for Democratic Delegate Jim Shuler Shuler is running in a special election for Creigh Deeds' open 12th House district seat. The 12th runs from Bath County to the New River Valley, and for Blacksburg native Shuler, there are a lot of new faces to meet.
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[SOT 30:16/25:41]
[IN Q=We need someone]

((MARK WARNER/GOVERNOR-ELECT; WE NEED SOMEONE WHO CAN BE AN ADVOCATE FOR VIRGINIA TECH, THAT CAN BE AN ADVOCATE FOR THIS PART OF THE STATE THAT'S LOST SOME OF THE JOBS, PARTICULARLY HERE IN BATH CO. AND ALL THROUGH THE ALLEGHANY HIGHLANDS. JIM SHULER BRINGS THAT EXPERIENCE BRINGS THE ABILITY TO WORK ON BOTH SIDES OF THE AISLE THAT I THINK WILL BE CRITICAL. )) ((DEL. JIM SHULER/(D) BLACKSBURG; MARK WARNER IS A REFRESHING PIECE OF WHAT IS HAPPENING IN VIRGINIA RIGHT NOW. WE HAVE MANY CHALLENGES FACING US BUT I FEEL CONFIDENT WITH THE LEGISLATIVE PROCESS AND WARNER'S AGENDA THAT WE HAVE A BRIGHT FUTURE AHEAD OF US.))
[SUPER=@MarkWarner; :00]
[SUPER=@Shuler; :16]
[RUNS=29]
[OUT Q=bright future ahead of us.]
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[VO-NAT - :05+]

Shuler faces Republican Larry Linkous in the January Eighth special election.
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[US-Airways]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-61 TC34:03]
[GRAPHIC=Holiday Travel]

Some airline passengers were greeted with delays and cancellations today...
[SS=US Airways]

U-S Airways says it was forced to cancel 11 of its 234 domestic flights after about a dozen of its crew members called in sick.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The move did NOT create any serious delays or cancellations for U-S Airways flights leaving Roanoke Regional Airport... A U-S Airways employee said lines were short and flights were running smoothly this afternoon. Indeed-- most lines at check-in counters at the Roanoke Airport appeared short. Radford University sophomore Amanda (knee-bee) Neby flew back to Roanoke aboard Northwest Airlines without any problems.
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[SOT 10:48:38]
[IN Q=I WENT HOME TO]
((AMANDA NEBY/RADFORD UNIVERSITY SOPHOMORE; I WENT HOME TO MINNESOTA AND IT WAS FINE, I HAD FUN, WE GOT SNOW BUT COMING

BACK I HAD NO PROBLEMS, I WAITED IN LINE TO CHECK MY BAS, BUT THAT'S TYPICAL FOR AFTER HOLIDAYS AND STUFF.))
[SUPER=01-Amanda Neby/Radford University Sophomore; ]
[RUNS=17]
[OUT Q=AND STUFF.]
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[VO-NAT]

Though there were NO long lines at the Roanoke Regional Airport-- a U-S Airways spokesman says some passengers at other airports had to wait up to 90- minutes at check-in counters.
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[Returns]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=01-60 TC1:19:41]
[GRAPHIC=Christmas Shopping]


Business owners were hoping for long lines today at area malls.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Shoppers packed the malls in Roanoke today, eager to swap what Santa gave them.
But many more wanted to take advantage of big discounts ... as high as 40 to 60 percent.
At a time when retailers nationwide are reporting their worst holiday season in a decade, Valley View Mall is thriving.
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[SOT 4:13 - :27]
[IN Q=I'm talking with]

((LOUISE DUDLEY/VALLEY VIEW MANAGER: I'M TALKING WITH A LOT OF STORE MANAGERS. THEY'RE RUNNING LOW ON MERCHANDISE. A LOT OF RETAILERS DISCOUNTED THE MERCHANDISE PRIOR TO CHRISTMAS. IT'S A GOOD MARKET FOR CONSUMERS, BUT AS A RESULT, A LOT OF STORES ARE RUNNING LOW ON MERCHANDISE.))
[SUPER=01-Louise Dudley/Valley View Manager;]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=running low on merchandise.]
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[VO-NAT]


The mall extended its hours for the day after Christmas... but it will be back to regular hours tomorrow.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Shan]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


Five years after the murder of a young beauty queen, some wonder if her killer will ever be found.
We'll have the latest next on News 7.
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[VO-NAT]


And a day-after-Christmas tradition brings out hunters and hecklers alike.
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[Sports-preview]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]



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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[RUNS=:24]
[OUT Q=...in sports"]
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[Jonbenet-Ramsey]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Jonbenet Ramsey]


Five years ago today, the body of a little girl named Jonbenet Ramsey was found in her home.
The murder is still unsolved and investigators remain frustrated.
Jennifer Miller has an update.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA; :00]
[SUPER=03-Boulder, CO/December 26, 1996; :05]
[SUPER=01-Tom Haney/Investigator; :36]
[SUPER=01-Jennifer Miller/Reporting; 1:00]
[RUNS=1:45]
[OUT Q=CBS NEWS, DENVER]

((ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF HER DISAPPEARANCE ... JON BENET RAMSEY IS REMEMBERED FOR THE BEAUTIFUL CHILD SHE WAS ... AND HER MURDER THAT IS STILL UNSOLVED.
(LOCATOR: DEC. 26, 1996, BOULDER, CO)

IT'S BEEN FIVE YEARS SINCE HER BODY WAS FOUND IN THE BASEMENT OF HER FAMILY'S BOULDER HOME ... BUT THE TRAIL TO HER KILLER SEEMS AS COLD AS THE DECEMBER GROUND OUTSIDE THE HOUSE. FAMILY, FRIENDS AND INVESTIGATORS HAVE POINTED THEIR FINGERS AT THE USUAL SUSPECTS, MORE THAN 650 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN INTERVIEWED AND PARENTS JOHN AND PATSY RAMSEY ARE STILL UNDER WHAT INVESTIGATORS HAVE CALLED AN UMBRELLA OF SUSPICION .... BUT A GRAND JURY INDICTED NO ONE.
(34:18 Tom Haney/Investigator)

"In my 33 years this is the most convoluted case that I've ever seen." INVESTIGATOR TOM HANEY INTERVIEWED THE RAMSEYS FOR THREE DAYS ... BUT HAS NO ANSWERS. IN FACT .... ONE OF THE MOST COMPELLING PIECES OF EVIDENCE IS ALSO ONE OF THE MOST CONFUSING. THE RANSOM LETTER ... MRS. RAMSEY FOUND THE DAY HER DAUGHTER DISAPPEARED ... IS UNUSUALLY LONG ... TWO-AND-A-HALF PAGES ... IT MENTIONS A SMALL FOREIGN FACTION AND DEMANDS AN ODD RANSOM: 118-THOUSAND-DOLLARS.
(35:55 HANEY)

"Nothing simple with this case, nothing easy, nothing straightforward." MEANWHILE LIFE HAS CHANGED FOR THOSE CONNECTED TO THE CASE. ACCORDING TO THE DENVER POST .... JOHN RAMSEY ... WHO WAS ONCE A RISING STAR IN BUSINESS ... CAN'T FIND WORK AND THE FAMILY CAN NO LONGER AFFORD PRIVATE INVESTIGATORS. THE RAMSEYS HAVE SOLD THEIR COLORADO HOME AND MOVED TO GEORGIA. AND THE NEW OWNERS OF THE BOULDER HOUSE HAVE CHANGED THE ADDRESS. BUT THE CASE STAYS OPEN AND INVESTIGATORS ARE OPTIMISTIC BECAUSE THERE IS NO STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS ON MURDER. THEY ARE CONFIDENT THEY WILL FIND THE KILLER .... EVEN IF IT TAKES ANOTHER FIVE YEARS. JENNIFER MILLER, CBS NEWS, DENVER.))

[Boxing-Day]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=kgu]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The hunt went on today...
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Winslow, United Kingdom]

In England...thousands of hunters hit the hills for the traditional post-Christmas fox hunt. But...they did meet some opposition. In Winslow, more than 50 anti-hunt demonstrators gathered in the traditional town-center... which serves as a pre-hunt meeting place. The protestors want the government to ban the sport. Several hunters tried to avoid the controversy and decided to not meet at the traditional spot.
The busiest fox-hunting day went on, though, as some 30 hunts were scheduled to take place.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Shan]
[writer=chr]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


Still ahead on News 7, meet the camera-shy Survivor who's quickly becomming Southwest Virginia's newest celebrity.
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[VO-NAT]


And with less than a week to go, volunteers are working overtime to get ready for the Tournament of Roses parade.

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[WEB-ADDRESS]
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[Web Address Announce] [Pinnacle 4885ess]

[Survivor]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-57 TC18:31]
[GRAPHIC=Survivor]


A Smyth County farmer is among six contestants left in Africa on CBS's Survivor.
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[VO-NAT :18.5]
[SUPER=04-CBS Productions;]

46-year-old Tom Buchanan has lasted nine episodes and now has a one in six chance to win the million dollar prize.
[SUPER=03-Smyth Co.;]

The Rich Valley farmer often visits a local convenience store to sign autographs and Survivor t-shirts. Buchanan hid from our cameras because of the show's strict contract, but he gladly spoke to fans.
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[SOT 36:15:25]
[IN Q=he's about]

((DUANE PRATER/TOM'S FRIEND; HE'S ABOUT THE SAME, HE'S REAL HONEST ON THE SHOW HE'S REAL HONEST ON THE SHOW AND REAL HONEST FOR ALL THESE PEOPLE AND THAT'S WHY EVERYONE LIKES HIM.))
[SUPER=01-Duane Prater/Tom's Friend; ]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=EVERYONE LIKES HIM.]
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[VO-NAT]

Prater says more than 4-thousand shirts have been sold. Friends say Buchanan has made it as far as he has on the show because he's witty, honest and smart. You can see Survivor right here your hometown station tomorrow night at 8.
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[Rose-Parade]


[ANCHOR=Shan]
[NEWSCAST=11 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]

While you work on your plans for New Year's Eve, Southern California is focused on New Year's Day. This January 1st, the Rose Parade will look different than any other before it!
Juan Fernandez explains.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Pasadena, CA; :00]
[SUPER=01-Kathleen Bott/Volunteer; :12]
[SUPER=02-Diana Bott/Volunteer; :20]
[SUPER=01-Caroline Shu/Rose Queen; :47]
[SUPER=01-Juan Fernandez/Reporting; :56]
[SUPER=01-Larry Palmer/Phoenix Floats; 1:05]
[RUNS=1:34]
[OUT Q=for CBS News]



[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=Extra Point]
[GRAPHIC=none]

High school holiday hoops for ya, also words from the Lady Hokies as they prepare for their own tournament, and Barry Bonds garners another award,
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NBA; :00]

But first our extra point. Just a few days after serving a four-game suspension for making in improper comment to a heckling fan Dan Issel has resigned as coach and president of the N-B-A's Denver Nuggets. The terms of his departure were finalized earlier in the day. Assistant Mike Evans will remain as interim head coach.
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[S-Hoops]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-107 43:54]
[GRAPHIC=Hometown hoops weekly]


Hometown Hoops Weekly takes a break this week, but we do have some basketball for ya as William Byrd and E.C. Glass hooked up last night.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Terriers vs. Hilltoppers; :00]


They matched up in third game of the Northside Invitational Tournament yesterday evening.
In the opening period Charlie Morris gets the ball to Will Marks, he scores in traffic for two of his team high 12 points.
[SUPER=33-William Byrd/51/E. C. Glass/42;]


Byrd's Chris Lucas is gonna dish to Carlin Darnell, he buries the trey from way outside.
The Toppers Dominique Barrett on the inbounds pass to Marks, he goes up quick and hits the shot.
The Terriers Andy Fralin dishes to Sean Sturgill, he scores two of his game high 23, Byrd wins 51-42.
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[S-Wizards]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP_114]
[GRAPHIC=NBA]


Plenty of NBA action last night after only two game Tuesday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC/CSN; :00]


Let's go to Charlotte where Michael Jordan and the Wizards were trying to win their 10th in a row.
Jordan was hot early, hitting on 3 of his first five shots, using screens and getting free for some mid range j's. He had 28 points.
[SUPER=32-Washington/93/Charlotte/99;]


The Hornets Baron Davis would show some moves of his own, spinning in the lane and scoring, but the long ball was working for Washington.
Chris Whitney for three here but Charlotte wins it 99-93.
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[S-Dazzle]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-108]
[GRAPHIC=Dazzle]


The 6 and 11 Roanoke Dazzle looks to improve to 8 and 11 tonight on the road against Fayetteville. The Dazzle leads the entire NBDL in shooting,
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Tuesday Night; :00]

hitting 44 percent of it's shots, but, the Dazzle is last in the league in field goals made and field goals attempted. The main reason, Roanoke is averaging about 20 turnovers a game, worst in the NBDL.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="]
[SUPER=01-Jeff Boese/Dazzle Forward; :00]
[SUPER=01-Andre McCollum/Dazzle Guard; :15]
[RUNS=:26]
[OUT Q=.....into the games"]
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[S-Hokies]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-115 4:20]
[GRAPHIC=Tech basketball]


The Virginia Tech women's basketball team is hoping the Gardner Webb game Friday in the Lady Luck Classic at Cassell Coliseum Friday will mark coach Bonnie Henrickson's 100th victory at Tech.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Last Night; :00]

Coach Bonnie, who ran her team through practice last night, is concerned with just getting a win. A few days off after whipping JMU and Tech's head coach is anxious to play.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="for us]
[SUPER=01-Bonnie Henrickson/Virginia Tech Head Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=......get you ready quicker"]
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[S-Davis]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-106 508tc]
[GRAPHIC=GATOR BOWL]


Florida State will have to pay extra close attention to Virginia Tech's Ben Taylor and Andre Davis.
Two special athletes that can rack your brain on the field or in the class room.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=FIRST AUDIO]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/This Season; :00]
[SUPER=01-Andre Davis/Academic All-American; :28]
[SUPER=@mike1; :46]
[SUPER=01-Ben Taylor/Va. Tech Senior Linebacker; 1:00]
[RUNS=1:57]
[OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."]
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[S-Express]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-117]
[GRAPHIC=express]


The Atlantic City Boardwalk Bullies host the Roanoke Express tomorrow night. Boardwalk Bullies.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


Roanoke has held strong in second place in the Northeast thanks, in large part to the play of the goalies. Veteran Daniel Berthiaume has a .914 save percentage and is giving up just 2.56 goals a game. He is also helping along back up Jordan Willis, who, in 13 games is allowing 3.37 goals a game.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Daniel Berthiaume/12-5 and 4 This Season; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jordan Willis/6-4 and 2 This Season; :14]
[RUNS=:26]
[OUT Q=learn something from"]
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[S-Bonds]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-111 23:45]
[GRAPHIC=san francisco giants]


Barry Bonds has been named The Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-San Francisco, CA; :00]


Bonds wins it following his record-setting baseball season of 73 homers with an .863 slugging percentage. Cyclist Lance Armstrong, who won the Tour de France for the third time, was second to Bonds in votes cast by sports broadcasters and writers. Three-time A-P award winner Tiger Woods tied with Ichiro Suzuki of the Seattle Mariners for third place.
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[S-Earnhardt]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-109]
[GRAPHIC=Dale Earnhardt]


Next month, the late Dale Earnhardt will be inducted into the Eastern Motorsport Press Association's Hall of Fame.


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Earnhardt will be enshrined at the organization's awards banquet on January 19th. Earnhardt died in a last-lap accident at the Daytona 500 in February. He was a seven-time NASCAR Winston Cup champion. (------------)