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The weekends here and so is the winter storm warning.
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Plus when there's talk of snow.. people rush to the store...
A teen breaks down as she tries to convince a judge not to send her mom to prison.
It's not the weather holding up some travelers. We'll have the story.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 is next. [Open]
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[SOT 2:18:08]
[IN Q=Our people have been adviced]

((LAURA BULLOCK/V-DOT SPOKESPERSON: OUR PEOPLE HAVE BEEN ADVISED THAT THERE IS A WEATHER SYSTEM COMING IN AND THEY'LL BE READY TO COME TO WORK WHENEVER THE FLAKES START FALLING.))
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[VO-NAT]


V-DOT and the rest of Southwest Virginia get ready for whatever mother nature brings.
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Good evening, I'm Jean Jadhon. [Toss-2-Robin]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
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You know the drill when winter weather threatens.
We'll get to those preparations in a moment .. but first, let's get the latest information
[DOUBLE BOXES]


from Robin Reed in our Weather Center.






[WX1] [11:00pm] [01/18/2002]
[MCU]WEATHER OFFICE
[WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAP TOMORROW FORECAST

[Toss back to anchor][Snow-Preps]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
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[**ANCHOR TAG**]
Anytime, you hear that kind of forecast around here, there's no such thing as the calm before the storm.
As Justin McLeod discovered, when ice is in the forecast, many people slide into action.
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[SOT 2:37:25]
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Laura Bullock/V-DOT Spokesperson; :31]
[SUPER=04-January 6; :39]
[SUPER=@justin1; 1:00 (2nd time he appears!)]
[SUPER=01-Todd Burns/AEP Spokesperson; 1:23]
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[OUT Q=JM, News 7, Roanoke]

(( ((NAT SOUND OF BAGGER PACKING))
For many, Friday night meant a last minute trip to the grocery store. ((NAT SOUND OF BEEPING))
Here at the Towers Kroger, the mad rush was definetely on.
[SOT 2:40:05; 2:41:52]
[IN Q=As soon as they say]

((JOANNE GOLDMARK: AS SOON AS THEY SAY SNOW, YOU KNOW ITS GOING TO HAPPEN.)) ((BETTY MOORMAN: ITS AMAZING. EVERYBODY GETS NERVOUS. OF COURSE WE PROBABLY WON'T GET SNOW.))
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Whatever we do get, V-DOT says it's ready.
They have more than six hundred pieces of snow removal equipment right here in Southwest Virginia.
[SOT 2:18:23]
[IN Q=Our drivers would much]

((LAURA BULLOCK/V-DOT SPOKESPERSON: OUR DRIVERS WOULD MUCH RATHER PUSH SNOW OFF THE PAVEMENT THEN TRY TO DEAL WITH ICE. ICE IS JUST SO TREACHEROUS AND THERE'S NOT A WHOLE LOT WE CAN DO ABOUT ICE.))
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And there's not much V-DOT can do before the storm hits.
Many often wonder why the highway department doesnt lay salt on the roads ahead of the storm.
The reason is simple: the salt will most likely blow away.
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[IN Q=V-Dot is also using]

((JUSTIN McLEOD/REPORTING: V-DOT IS ALSO USING A NEW SOLUTION THIS YEAR. ITS CALLED LIQUID CALCIUM CHLORIDE. WHAT IT DOES IT PRE SOAKS THE SALT SO WHEN IT HITS THE GROUND THE MELTING PROCESS BEINGS IMMEDIATELY. V-DOT TRIED IT OUT LAST YEAR ON THE INTERSTATES. THIS WINTER, THEY'RE USING IT ON THE MAIN ROADS.))
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((NAT SOUND OF))
And above the highways, the ice sometimes has the power to cut your power.
Friday afternoon, A-E-P kept a close eye on the forecast.
They too plan to have extra crews on standby if trouble strikes.
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[IN Q=The worse situation]

((TODD BURNS/A-E-P SPOKESPERSON: THE WORSE SITUATION FOR US IS IF IT GETS TO BE 32 DEGREES AND WE GET A WET HEAVY SNOW AND A LOT OF ACCUMLATION. THAT TENDS TO BE THE HEAVIEST TYPE OF PERCIPERPATION FOR US OTHER THAN ICE.))
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Whether its ice, snow, or a wintry mix, A-E-P and V-DOT say they will be ready for the calm before, during, and after the storm.
Justin McLeod, News 7, Roanoke.))
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[TAKE VDOT PHONE FS]
[ANCHOR=Jean]


If you want to check on road conditions tomorrow, you can call V-DOT's hotline (800) 367-ROAD.
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[TAKE VDOT WEB FS]
And you can now check on the Internet, by going to the department's new web site VIRGINIA-D-O-T dot org.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=ejo]
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To get the latest on the storm,
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[TAKE News7SatAM FS] make sure to join us tomorrow for News 7 Saturday morning. We'll have live reports and frequent weather updates, starting at 8 AM.
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[Airport-Security]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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If the weather doesn't slow you down... new airport security measures could- but most travelers don't seem to mind.
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New screening measures went into effect at airports today-
All checked baggage will now go through some type of security screening.
So far travellers are only reporting a few delays- and most welcome increased security.
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((ANYTHING THEY CAN DO TO CHECK TO MAKE SURE THERE AREN'T BOMBS IS FINE WITH ME. IF IT TAKES ME AN EXTRA COUPLE OF HOURS.. NO PROBLEM.)) [BUTT TO 14:50:50] ((WELL YOU CAN ALWAYS DO MORE. I THINK IN TODAY'S TIMES THIS IS ALL I'M SURE THERE WILL BE MORE TO COME IN THE FUTURE.)) [BUTT TO 14:51:04] ((OH I DON'T THINK IT' SWINDOW DRESSING I HTINK IT'S VERY IMPORTANT TO HAVE EXTRA SECURITY.))
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[VO-NAT]


For many at LaGuardia in New York, it took 30 minutes to check in.
Some travelers in Atlanta reported a two hour delay today.
In Chicago, travelers said planes were running mostly on schedule.
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[Roanoke-Airport]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Passengers in this area say the mandatory requirements haven't made flying out of Roanoke much different.
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Passengers can expect to have their checked luggage searched by hand, and to be matched to their bags through security. Airline officials aren't saying what other forms of screening are happening behind closed doors, saying it's too sensitive of a security matter. Officials say the policy won't affect people who are prepared.
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[IN Q=If you are trying...]

((AMANDA DEHAVEN/ROANOKE REGIONAL AIRPORT; IF YOU'RE TRYING TO GET ON A PLANE 30 MINUTES BEFORE THE FLIGHT TAKES OFF, THEN YOUR BAGS WILL NOT GO WITH YOU OR YOU CAN CARRY THEM ON IF YOUR BAGS FIT ON THE AIRCRAFT.))
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Airline officials say you should arrive to the airport at least an hour and a half before your flight leaves.
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[BBurg-Ax]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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A Blacksburg woman was seriously injured when she was struck by a car today.
Police hope the driver of another vehicle may provide them helpful information.
Blacksburg officers say an S-U-V struck 20 year old Alyson McCanless Higginbotham on North Main Street late this afternoon. Higginbotham is under treatment at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
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[TAKE Blacksburg PD FS]
Blacksburg Police say a second car narrowly missed striking the woman, and they're hoping to hear from the driver, or anyone who may have seen the accident. The number is 961-1150.
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[Star-Solutions]


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A plan to make Interstate 81 safer would get the construction money from trucking companies, not taxpayers.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]


Star Solutions released a proposal in Roanoke and Richmond today to widen Virginia's stretch of the highway.
Their plan calls for separate lanes, interchanges and rest stops for trucks.
The coalition of road construction companies said charging tolls for semis using 81 would pay for the project.
Delegates from the area met in Richmond to discuss the feasibility of the plan and its effect on local trucking companies.
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[IN Q=Once we get]

((MORGAN GRIFFITH/(R) DEL. SALEM: ONCE WE GET INTO THE PROCESS, I REALIZE THAT THERE MAY BE SOME INEQUITIES FOR THE LOCAL, VIRGINIA TRUCKING COMPANIES. AND WE MAY HAVE TO LOOK AT DOING SOME KIND OF REFUND FROM THE STATE BACK TO THOSE TRUCKING COMPANIES BECAUSE THEY ARE ALREADY PAYING A TREMENDOUS NUMBER OF TAXES.))
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Star Solution said, if approved, construction would last about 15 years, but they would guarantee the road for 20 years after that.
The group would not discuss the final cost of the plan until the competitive bidding process was over.
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[SLA]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=ejo]
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From 70's radical, to soccer mom, to inmate.
Sara Jane Olson was sentenced to 20 years to life in prison today for a bombing plot.. and she was also arraigned on a murder charge.
Chris Lawrence has the story from Los Angeles.
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[IN Q=Sara Jane Olson's]
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[SUPER=01-John Hall/Los Angeles Police; :22]
[SUPER=01-Leila Peterson/Olson's Daughter; :58]
[SUPER=01-Chris Lawrence/CBS News; 1:07]
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((Sara Jane Olson's daughter broke down as she begged the judge to keep her mother out of prison.

(NAT CRYING, SOBBING, HUGS MOM)


Olson pleaded guilty to charges she helped plant bombs under Los Angeles police cars 26 years ago. The bombs malfunctioned and never went off, but an officer who was in one of those cars showed the trigger device from the pipe bomb.

(SOT OFFICER JOHN HALL/LAPD)

Does the passing of time cause a terrorist sentencing to lessen?
Olson was also arraigned on separate murder charges from her involvement with a 1970s radical group called the Symbionese Liberation Army. Prosecutors say in 1975, members of the SLA burst into a California bank and killed a customer with a single shotgun blast. Myrna Opsahl was a mother of four.

(NAT BORTIN)

Just for the record, I am not a fugitive of justice.
Three others have been arrested on that same charge. And In Portland Friday, another member of the SLA appeared before a judge. Prosecutors are trying to extradite Mike Bortin to Sacramento, where Bill and Emily Harris were arraigned Friday afternoon.

(SOT LEILA PETERSON/OLSON'S DAUGHTER)

Now I may lose my mom. The woman I love most in the world.
Prosecutors say family pleas and Olsen's apology are too little, too late.

(S/U CHRIS LAWRENCE/CBS NEWS)

"Olson was sentenced to 20 years on the bombing charge, but the state board of prisons could later reduce it to five. Chris Lawrence CBS News Los Angeles." )) [Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Across the country, another jury decides whether a former priest was a child molester. That story is next.
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[VO-NAT]


And celebrating 30 years of The Price Is Right .. but many who want to "Come on Down" can't even get in.
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[Sports-preview]


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[Priest-Trial]


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He was a priest in Boston for years. Now he's' heading to prison.
As Peg Rusconi reports, a jury came back today with a guilty verdict in the case of a priest accused of child molestation.
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[SUPER=02-Lynn Rooney/Assistant District Attorney; :47]
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[SUPER=01-Peg Rusconi/CBS News; 1:14]
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(( John Geoghan showed no emotion as he heard the verdict that could put him in prison for up to ten years. :January 16th: voice of victim: 04 secs "I felt a hand going up the back of my leg" The court would not allow the face of Geoghan's accuser to be shown. The now 20-year-old testified that the former priest grabbed him in a swimming pool back in 1991. Question: prosecutor- "what did you do? Font; Voice of victim: "Turned around and pushed away and got away as fast as possible" besides the alleged victim jurors also heard from psychiatrist Edward Messner. He treated Geoghan for about 18 months in the mid 90's. The Massachusetts doctor said in one session they discussed Geoghan's thoughts and fantasies.
Voice of Lynn Rooney/Assistant District Attorney: Question " prosecutor - "the defendant had indicated during that session that he was still having some sexual impulses for boys?" Doctor answer: "Yes" :08 This is the first of several legal battles for Geoghan. next month he goes to court in a case where prosecutors say he molested a child. Over 130 people claim he molested them... and this verdict could lead the way for future plantiffs. Mark Keane/Future Plantiff in Civil Suit "I can describe how I feel, I'm overjoyed". PEG RUSCONI: Since 1997, the archdiocese has settled about 50 lawsuits against Geoghan for more than 10 million dollars. But that number is expected to go up considerably. Over 80 more civil lawsuits have been filed against Geoghan.. and in many of them the church is accused of negligence. In Cambridge, Massachusetts, I'm Peg Rusconi for CBS news.))



[FL-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Two people are dead tonight after a college campus shooting. This time, it's a murder-suicide in Florida.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Davie, FL;]


Police say a man shot a woman on the Broward Community College campus and then turned the gun on himself.
The woman apprently knew the man and police say it was a domestic dispute.
The woman was a student at the college - which is in Davie, Florida near Fort Lauderdale.
Several other students witnessed the shooting.
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[Grundy-Shooting]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tsa]
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Back in Virginia, another day to mourn in Grundy .. for Wednesday's shooting spree at the Appalachian School of Law.
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[VO-NAT]


A memorial service for professor Thomas Blackwell was held at a Buchanan County church today.
[SUPER=03-Grundy/Wednesday;]


Blackwell was shot and killed along with Dean Anthony Sutin and student Angela Dales.
Three others, including a woman from Roanoke, were also injured in the attack.
Former student Peter Odighizuwa (oh-dee-gee-ZOO-uh) is charged with three counts of capital murder in the shooting spree.
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[Lee-Jackson]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-54 1:17:35]
[GRAPHIC=Lee-Jackson Day]


Across the state in Richmond, an annual tribute to heroes of the confederacy stirred up more controversy today at the State Capitol.
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[VO-NAT]
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Admirers of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson honored the confederate generals during ceremonies today in the Old House Chamber.
Absent was former Lieutenant Governor John Hager who had accepted the group's invitation to speak, but later backed out after his new boss, Governor Mark Warner, expressed his displeasure.
Today, the Sons of Confederate Veterans demanded an apology.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Words from politicians]

((HENRY KIDD/SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS: WORDS FROM POLITICIANS SOMETIMES ARE MEANINGLESS. ACTIONS ALSO SPEAK LOUDER THAN WORDS, AND I THINK THE ONLY APOLOGY THAT WE'LL ACCEPT IS A PROCLAMATION DECLARING APRIL CONFEDERATE HISTORY AND HERITAGE MONTH FROM THE GOVERNOR.))
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[VO-NAT]


Late in the day, Governor Warner issued a proclamation recognizing Lee and Jackson as brilliant leaders, educators and military strategists.
But he did not declare April Confederate History and Heritage month.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11]
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No restrictions needed here. Still ahead, how one big water customer is helping itself, and the city.
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[VO-NAT]


And a river of lava in Africa is destroying entire villages, killing dozens of people, and forcing thousands more to make a run for it.
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[WEB-ADDRESS]
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[Web Address Announce] [Pinnacle 4885ess]

[Volcano]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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An African volcano erupts suddenly and fiercly
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[VO-NAT ]
[Super=03-Eastern Congo, Africa;]


In just 24-hours aid workers on the scene say at least 45 people were killed because they did not leave their homes.

A river of ash and rock- six feet deep in some places- is now swamping the town of Goma in the Eastern Congo.
Fire spread across the horizon.. exploding fuel depots.
The airport has been evacuated and the "only way out" for most of the half million people who live there is on foot.
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[City-Water]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=01-53 1:41:18]
[GRAPHIC=Roanoke Water Supply]


Roanoke Country Club has found a way to save water AND dollars...
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


The club says its addition of a storm water retention pond will pay for itself in 10 years.
A drought in 1999 forced the city to impose water restrictions on the course.
That's when Roanoke Country Club decided to spend a million dollars to build a self sufficient irrigation system.


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[SOT]
[IN Q=Our water bill]

((GREGG CLARK/ROANOKE COUNTRY CLUB GM: OUR WATER BILL UP UNTIL THAT TIME WAS ON AVERAGE 40 THOUSAND DOLLARS A YEAR. THE YEAR OF WATER RESTRICTIONS, THE LAST BILL WE HAD WAS 67 THOUSAND DOLLARS.))
[SUPER=01-Gregg Clark/Roanoke Country Club GM]
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[VO-NAT]


The city is anxiously awaiting the completion of its own water supply addition.
Construction at the Crystal Spring pumping station is expected to be complete by December.
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[Weather] [01/18/2002] [WXPRO/FULL] Current Statistics Weather Almanac [MUSIC UNDER]
[COMMERCIAL]
[CK/WXPRO]WEATHER MAPS FORECASTS EXTENDED FORECAST


[S-Extra]


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[WRITER=rst]
[TAPE#=Extra Point]
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Bill Parcells told the Tampa Bay Buccaneers tonight that he would not accept their offer to become the team's head football coach. Parcells says his heart was not into making a solid committment.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA; :00]


Also, Michael Vick appeared in court today and paid 260 dollars in court costs and fines related to traffic tickets he received at the Atlanta airport in October. He had missed two previous court appearances and authorities said they would issue an arrest warrant for Vick if he did not attend today's hearing.
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[S-Cave]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
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[GRAPHIC=HOmetown Hoops weekly]


Tonight, Cave Spring took on E.C. Glass. The Knights gave up 18 points in the first quarter
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Hilltoppers vs. Knights; :00]


and then that guy, head coach Billy Hicks gave a little pep talk and Glass would score only 17 points the rest of the game!
Glass's Ryan Caylor looked sharp early driving hard to the iron and scoring off the jumper.
Then, Caylor gives to Alphonso Ferguson, he is gonna rip rope on the nice turn around and the Toppers are cooking.


[SUPER=33-E.C. Glass/35/Cave Spring/59;]It wouldn't last. Watch Tom Hagan make the quick dish to Ryan Hergrueter for

two.
Then Hagan steals the rock and goes the distance for the easy lay up.
J, J, Redick, played well, he knocks down 28 points and has a team high 7 rebounds and hits six three pointers. KNights win 59-35.

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[S-Fleming]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Spartans vs. Colonels; :00]


In Blue Ridge District action, William Fleming welcomed Salem.
To the action we go, watch Salem guard A.J. Dowell steal the ball from Fleming's Marcus Brower and take it in for the easy bucket.
Fleming comes right back as Ryan the Price is Right takes the bullet pass underneath and converts, 28-21 Colonels.


[SUPER=33-Salem/48/William Fleming/55;]Salem's Austin Casey then gives the rock to Dowell and he drives stops and r

ips rope on the nice jumper.
The Colonels C.J. Bannister is gonna makes another awesome pass, this trime finding Daniel Merchant for two, Fleming wins 55-48.
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[S-Dazzle]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-108 1:05:34]
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The Roanoke Dazzle took on the 13 and 12 Columbus Riverdragons last night.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Riverdragons vs. Dazzle; :00]


That's WDBJ 7 star photographer and mad hoopster Rich Maxey in the house tonight taking in the action.
In the fourth quarter the Dazzle's Andre McCollum drives to the basket and gets the ball to Anthony Pelle who scores. 70-46 Columbus up.
[SUPER=34-Columbus/85/Roanoke/57;]Then, Derrike Hines scores on Pelle's missed shot after collecting the rebound, G

o Big D.
But Columbus is gonna take it to the Dazzle, winning 85-57. Roanoke is now 11 and 17.
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[S-Valley]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
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[GRAPHIC=Hidden valley high school]

Bob Hicks will be the first girls head basketball coach at Hidden Valley, but he will not teach at the school, instead he will keep his job in the community.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]


Hicks has been a long time assistant coach in the area, coaching at Hidden Valley junior high and at Cave Spring high school for the last 10 years. He has served as an assistant to the Cave Spring boys varsity team the last several years under head coach and brother Billy Hicks.
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]


Sources say that his daughter, Virginia Tech senior Sarah Hicks, will be one of his assistant coaches while she works towards her masters at Tech. A full time woman assistant will also be hired.
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[S-Dodge]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11PM]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=SP-113 37:49]
[GRAPHIC=Nascar media tour]


In a time of recession in America, car owner Ray Evernham and his racing empire are growing leaps and bounds. Mike Stevens explains.
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[SUPER=03-Statesville, NC; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ray Evernham/Evernham Motorsports Owner; :29]
[SUPER=01-Lou Patane/Evernham's Vice President; :36]
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[S-Tough]


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Finally, we head over to Salem now for a very special event filled with grace, beauty and above all, lots of beasts.
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The second annual Rough and Rowdy Brawl kicked off at the Salemn Civic Center last night as roughly 50 or 60 fighters climbed into the ring for battle. Five thousand dollars will be shared among four champions when it is all over tonight, but Keith Childress had some choice words for yours truly tonight.
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Thousands of people stood in line tonight for a chance to hear the words... "come on down"...
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The popular game show, The Price is Right, taped its 30th anniversary show in Las Vegas.
About nine-thousand people showed up for tickets, but there was a problem...
The theater can only hold 900.
Some fans became unruly when they found out they wouldn't get tickets.....
The anniversary show is scheduled to air January 31st.
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