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Coming up on News 7-
Will state workers get pay raises.. and what's going to happen to the car tax? We'll have the latest.
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A decision tonight on whether a downtown building can be torn down to make way for parking.
And is this really Chelsea Clinton. We'll show you her new look.
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News 7 is Next.

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A vote tonight by city council paves the way for a Roanoke church.
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For Calvary Baptist church-- it's the answer to a prayer. Tonight-- city council granted the church permission to tear down a historic building for a parking lot. As Teresa Hamilton reports the issue generated debate on both sides.
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(( The debate centered on this piece of property located next to Calvary Baptist... The church wants to buy the land to provide parking for its members... but says to do so two vacant buildings needed to be demolished. Roanoke's architectural review board offered a compromise... saying one of the buildings could go but that one had historic value. Tonight-- folks on both sides made passionate pleas to city council.
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((MEGHAN MCCLURE: F WE WERE TO GET A PARKING LOT MORE PEOPLE WOULD COME TO CHURCH AND MR. MAYOR DON'T YOU THINK THAT'S WHAT WE NEED IN T HE WORLD SINCE SEPTEMBER 11TH.)) [RUNS14]
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((MARK MCCONNEL: ONCE THIS FABRIC IS GONE IT'S GONE AND I WOULD VENTURE TO SAY, NO WORTHWHILE CAUSE WAS DERAILED FOR A FEW PARKING SPACES.)) [RUNS11]
Councilmen Bill Bestpitch and Bill Carder hoped to save the buildings, but in the end, the mayor and a majority of council sided with the church... ruling against the Architectural Review board's recommendation.
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((ALVIN HUDSON/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL: I JUST DISAGREE WITH THEM, I THINK WE HAVE ONE OF THE OLDEST CHURCHES IN THE CITY TO DEPRIVE THEM THE RIGHT TO BUILD A PARKING LOT WOULD BE WRONG.)) [RUNS13]
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Church leaders have NOT yet bought the property-- but say it's just a matter of time before plans are in place. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Roanoke.))

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Speaking of building- the city is handing over nine acres in Kennedy Park to build a new Roanoke Academy for Mathematics and Science.
But the debate goves on over whether the old building should be condemned or preserved.
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The new site is just down 19th street from the old academy.
The school board hopes to complete the new 10-million dollar school over the next two years.
That means the city will decide the fate of the old building.
Superintendent Wayne Harris says it's in "bad shape" and should be torn down ...
But preliminary plans to turn the land into a park have raised some objections.
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((EVELYN BETHEL: I WOULD SUGGEST THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD KEEP IT AND TRY TO COME UP WITH A RE-USE THAT WOULD BENEFIT THE ENTIRE COMMUNITY AND ESPECIALLY OUR BLACK COMMUNITY. SO MANY STRUCTURES IN OUR COMMUNITIES HAVE BEEN DESTROYED.))
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In other business, City Council is considering raising the admissions tax to help out struggling cultural institutions.
The city plans to study how much raising the tax would help before acting on the proposal.
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Two Henry County elementary schools will stay open for another year.
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Tonight the school board voted to keep Fieldale and Spencer-Penn Elementary Schools open for the 2002-2003 school year.
That way the county can complete renovations to the Carver school before Fieldale and Spencer-Penn close.
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The two elementary schools as well as Fieldale-Collinsville and Laurel Park High Schools were scheduled to close at the end of this year as part of a consolidation plan.

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American Taliban John Walker Lindh is on his way back to the United States tonight.
The Marines handed the American over to the FBI today in Kandahar as he begins his journey back to the U-S.
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Lindh is flying aboard a U-S military cargo plane- that's expected to land at Dulles airport in Virginia.
Once back, Lindh faces charges of conspiring with terrorists to kill fellow Americans.
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[Detainees]


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More than 150 Al Queda and Taliban detainees are being held at Guantanamo Bay Cuba...
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And the Defense Secretary says they ARE being treated humanely.
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((DONALD RUMSFELD/DEFENSE SECRETARY: THE MORE THAN 150 DETAINEES HAVE WARM SHOWERS TOILETRIES, WATER, CLEAN CLOTHES, BLANKETS, REGULAR CULTURALLY APPROPRIATE MEALS, PRAYERS MATS AND THE RIGHT TO PRACTICE THEIR RELIGION.))
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The picture of prisoners shackled and masked touched off accusations of torture-
Amnesty international saying the treatment resembles methods used to break prisoners prior to interrogation.
Rumsfeld said the military guards are making sure the prisoners don't break out as they did in Mazare Shariff.
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((THESE PEOPLE ARE COMMITTED TERRORISTS. WE ARE KEEPING THEM OFF THE STREET AND OUT OF THE AIRLINES AND OUT OF NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS AND OUT OF PORTS ACROSS THIS COUNTRY AND ACROSS OTHER COUNTRIES..))
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Rumsfeld said at least one detainee has threatened to kill Americans.. Another bit a guard.
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[XGR-Budget]


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No pay raise for state employees. And a full phase-out of the car tax will have to wait until 2005.
That word today from Governor Warner as he outlined his budget ammendments.
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Warner said the state is in real danger of building a five- billion dollar shortfall over the next four and half years unless budget issues are addressed now.
Today, he stood with lawmakers who have agreed on a framework for the budget fix.
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((GOV. MARK WARNER; ONE IN THIS ROOM. NO ONE IN THIS ROOM, LET ME ASSURE YOU, INCLUDING ME IS COMPLETELY HAPPY WITH THE DETAILS OF THIS FRAMEWORK, BUT THAT HOWEVER IS THE NATURE OF A COMPROMISE. WE HAVE ASKED VIRGINIANS TO MAKE A SHARED SACRIFICE FOR THE GOOD OF THE COMMONWEALTH AND I AM CONFIDENT THAT OUR PEOPLE WILL RESPOND.))
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Warner's plan will increase the state agency cuts that were included in Governor Gilmore's budget, freeze the car tax repeal at 70 percent, eliminate a two percent pay raise for state employees, and raise some user fees, including a two-dollar increase in the motor vehicle registration fee.
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Warner said one of his main goals was to protect public education, and his plan would restore some school contruction money.
But the Governor's budget ammendments do not include any funding for cultural organizations in western Virginia.
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The friendly skies may be strike free.
Still ahead on News 7, more on the agreement between United airlines and its mechanics.
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And a soldier faces life in prison after admitting to a Roanoke murder.
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[Sports-Preview]


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((Hey folks this is Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office as the Cavs finally break the Yellow Jackets jinx. Hollins and Bridgewater square off in the valley, while Salem tries to upset Blacksburg in the Blue Ridge. Perry Florio and the North Stars try to come from behind in the ECHL all-star game tonight. Plus, this guy has a college, some high school have new head football coaches, and this guy has a problem tonight on the Big 7.))

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A soldier admits to killing a Moneta woman- he could spend life in prison.
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27-year old Christopher Haynes this morning pled guilty to first degree murder in the death last January of Tina Louise Foster.
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The 20-year old student and waitress met Haynes at the Hooters restaurant on Williamson road. He offered her 2-hundred dollars if she'd let him take pictures of her. The aspiring model disappeared after meeting Haynes later that night. Days later, she was found beaten to death in her car behind a Roanoke motel. While being arrested for the crime Haynes confessed and even wrote an apology to Foster's parents.
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((TONY ANDERSON/HAYNES' ATTORNEY: HE FELT IT WAS THE MOST APPROPRIATE WAY HE COULD SHOW THE AMOUNT OF RESPECT TO THEM AND ACCEPT HIS RESPONSIBILITY. THIS WAS HIS FIRST STEP TODAY IN THAT DIRECTION.))
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While Haynes's father says today's plea gives his family closure he says the reason for the murder may never be known.

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((CHARLES HAYNES/FATHER: EVEN FOR HIM TO GET IN THE MILITARY HE HAD TO HAVE A SPOTLESS RECORD AND HE DID. IT'S JUST SO OUT OF CHARACTER FOR HIM. I DON'T THINK HE REALLY KNOWS WHY IT HAPPENED.))
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Haynes is scheduled to be back in court for a pre-sentencing hearing in March. He faces 20-years to life in prison.
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Police are calling the death of an elderly Roanoke man a murder.
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A worried neighbor called Roanoke Police because Leroy Anthony had not been seen for several days.
When officers forced their way into Anthony's Leon Street home yesterday afternoon, they found the 89-year-old man dead
Police say Anthony was killed by a blow to the head.
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Classes resume tomorrow at the Appalachian School of Law... exactly one week after a student killed three and injured three more.
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On the Grundy campus today, hundreds remembered the victims and attended a closed door "town hall" style meeting. A permanent memorial honoring the 6-people involved in the shooting is already being discussed. President Lou Ellsworth say a relief fund for their families currently holds 15-thousand dollars and is accepting donations.
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((LOU ELLSWORTH/PRESIDENT APPALACHIAN SCHOOL OF LAW; THIS IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT JUST AS THE OUTPOURING OF PERSONAL SUPPORT LOVING AND SHARING AND CONCERN IT IS ALSO IMPORTANT THAT THIS FUN GROW THAT WE TAKE CARE OF OUR OWN THE WAY FAMILIES DO.))
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As far as security on campus, Ellsworth says the only new addition is an un-armed security guard from 6 p-m to midnight Sunday thru Thursday.
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The Blue Light Special is in the red....
K-Mart today filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and owes one creditor more than 80 million dollars.
As Business Reporter Jennifer Miele found out, at least one local marketer saw early signs of the Big K's demise.


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(([tc:17:07:03] ((LYNDA MCNUTT-FOSTER/MCNUTT & ASSOCIATES:I THOUGHT IT WAS A REALLY BIG MISTAKE WHEN I FIRST SAW IT.)) [RUNS03]
That was Lynda McNutt's reaction to the March return of the Blue Light Special advertising campaign.
She's marketing director at McNutt & Associates in Roanoke.
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[tc:17:07:34] ((LYNDA MCNUTT/MCNUTT & ASSOCIATES:K-MART HAS TOTALLY OVER PROMISED AND UNDER DELIVERED BECAUSE YOU WALK INTO THEIR STORES, THEY AREN'T UPDATED, MANY AREN'T CLEAN, AND THE QUALITY OF THEIR PRODUCT -- YOU THINK YOU ARE GETTING A CHEAP PRODUCT. YOU GO TO WAL MART BECAUSE YOU FEEL YOU ARE GETTING A GREAT VALUE.)) [RUNS15]
McNutt says competition from other discount super-store chains like Wal-Mart and Target is fierce in the Valley... and they are popping up everywhere ... like this Super Wal Mart in Bedford.
But some local shoppers have stayed true to the blue.
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[TC:16:59:00] ((BEULAH RICHARDSON/KMART SHOPPER: IT'S CONVENIENT TO ME. THE PRICES ARE GOOD. SO I JUST REALLY HATE TO HEAR ANYTHING LIKE THAT.)) [RUNS09]
In an effort to stay in the game, K-Mart says it will reorganize on a fast-track basis and hopes to emerge from bankruptcy in 2003.
Chapter 11 reorganization would allow Kmart to close its under performing stores and get out of its leases with 30 days notice... but the plan right now is to keep its 2,114 Kmart stores open.
Jennifer Miele, News 7, Roanoke.))


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United Airline mechanics could be getting a big raise.
The airline says it will go along with a presidential panel that recommended a 34 percent wage increase -- the first pay increase for mechanics there since 1994.
The move is a victory for the union and likely will avert a threatened strike.

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FBI agents entered Enron headquarters in Houston today- looking for evidence that officials there shredded financial documents recently- possibly up until last week.
And tonight subpoenas are going out to senior officials of the company's former auditing firm Arthur Anderson.
That's to force their testimony about the shredding of those documents.
Chris Lawrence has the latest.
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((Thousands of documents, shredded in pieces. A lawyer who's suing Enron executives says this is just part of what Enron shredded in the last few months, despite a company order not to destroy anything. Bill Lerach asked the court to ban any further destruction. WILLIAM LERACH/SUING ENRON EXECUTIVES: "I think it was significant enron's lawyer admitted they were shredding documents there and shredding them as late as yesterday." While attorneys argued in court, federal agents entered Enron's headquarters in Houston. The agents are looking for further shredding after Enron's lawyers requested their presence. A former Enron employee came forward Monday and said, shredding was still going on when she left the company two weeks ago. CHRIS LAWRENCE/CBS NEWS: Also under scrutiny: Enron's auditing firm Arthur Andersen. The firm admitted that it shredded documents related to Enron. But its attorney says theres no evidence they were relevant to the current investigation. RUSTY HARDIN/ARTHUR ANDERSEN ATTORNEY "The fact that something happened before does not mean something wrong has happened this time, that's all. " Many Enron shareholders lost their life savings when the company collapsed. President Bush's own mother-in-law paid $8,000 for Enron stock. And its not worth anything now. If she had known all the facts I don't know what her decision would have been made. But she didn't know all the facts. The judge told all parties to work on a plan themselves, and be ready to come back to court on Wednesday. Chris Lawrence CBS News, Los Angeles.))
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Still ahead on News 7, we'll remember the singer who gave us "Fever."
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And Chelsea Clinton has a new image and some new high-powered friends.
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A "sultry voiced" jazz and pop legend has died.
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81- year- old Peggy Lee died of a heart attack last night in her Southern California home. Her career spanned 50 years... but most remember Lee for the hit "Fever." She recorded more than 60 albums and 600 songs. Lee was nominated for an Oscar in 19-55 and won a Grammy in 19-69 for the song..."Is That All There Is." Peggy Lee also collaborated on the songs for Disney's "Lady and the Tramp."
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[Chelsea]


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Chelsea Clinton is sporting a new look- Gone are the curls-
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Chelsea appeared at a Donatella Versace fashion show in Paris over the weekend- with a fashionable bob- and she quickly became the center of attention.
Clinton has been attending Oxford University in England and will turn 22 next month.
She's seen in this photo with actress Gwyneth Paltrow and pop singer, Madonna.
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Everything from UVa, Hollins and Blue Ridge hoops to the ECHL all-star game are on the way tonight.
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But first - from the ridiculous world of professional boxing - just moments after being announced at a newsconference to help promote his upcoming fight with Lennox Lewis, Iron Mike Tyson snapped and went after Lewis. A two minute scuffle involving handlers, and posse members ensued. Tyson finally emerged and went on a profanity laced tirade. At first it was thought that he had bitten Lewis. In a related note - Tyson may face new rape charges in Las Vegas.
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[S-UVa]


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The 7th ranked Virginia Cavaliers were in Atlanta last night trying to break the Ga. Tech hex. Coming into last night's game the Yellow Jackets had beaten UVa all but 1 time in their last 10 meetings.
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This one appeared like it would go the same way even though Roger Mason Junior was doing everything within his power to keep Virginia in the game. UVa got some great ball movement as Elton Brown goes inside to Travis Watson for the score, but Georgia Tech still led 53-to-50. The two would trade spots as Watson gets it to Brown for the layin, but UVa would not lead until the three minute mark of the game.
[SUPER=33-Virginia #7/69/Ga. Tech/65;]

The Cavs come away with a 69-to-65 win despite committing 19 turnovers. UVa is now 13-and-2, 4 and 2 in the ACC.
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[S-Hollins]


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The number one women's team in the ODAC, Bridgewater brought it band of local stars to the valley last night to face Hollins.
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Hollins coach Karen Harvey has gotten respectability back into the Hollins program but last night they wanted an upset along with respect. The Eagles soar first, however, as Marie Bolton gets the pass in traffic and converts the hoop. She finished with 7 points. Later, Hollins Lauren McKee would shoot Hollins in front by 4 points with this 3 point basket for the home team. The Eagles' Katie Brennan then hits this short jumper for two of her team high 14. Sarah Hagood also had 14.
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Hollins led by 7 at halftime, Bridgewater gets its act together in the final 20 minutes to win 66-to-56.
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[S-Salem]


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In high school action last night, the Salem Spartans had a great chance to knock off Blacksburg in the Blue Ridge.
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Page Moir slipped across town to check out the marquee game of the night in the district. We pick it up in the second half as Salem's AJ Dowell hits the shot from just outside the arc. Salem is down by 9 at this point. Blacksburg, looking like Duke and playing like the Devils as Jarhon Giddings gets the deuce on the offensive board. The Indians are up by 13 in the third. But Salem would road back in a major way as Mark Shirley get free inside. Salem cuts the lead into single digits.
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But Blacksburg and Cory Price would hang on for the one point win and escape Salem with the 69-to-68 win.
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[S-ECHL]


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The East Coast Hockey League all-star game took center stage last night in Trenton, New Jersey. The Express had two player representatives in Vern Fiddler and starter Rick Kowalsky.
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Roanoke head coach Perry Florio also was one of the assistant coaches for the North All-Star squad. This was relatively uneventful in the first period as defense of all things dominated in the all-star tilt. It was tied at one-all after one. It was 4-to-2 South after two periods, before things blew up in the third. North Star Vern Fiddler of the Express leads a wicked North comeback with this goal.
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In all there were 7 tallies in the final 20 minutes, as the South hangs on for the 7-to-6 win.
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News 7 sports has learned that Kevin Clifford will replace Jeff Johnson as the new head football coach at Patrick Henry High school. Clifford has been an assistant coach at PH the last five years and was the assistant head coach last season should get formal school board approval later in the week. Also, sources tell News 7 that the Glenvar head football coaching job will go to Byrd assistant coach Lee Johnson. Longtime followers of Friday Football Extra will remember Johnson from his playing days at Salem.

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Friday Football Extra player of the week Jared White, the state's all-time leading pass receiver is heading north to play his college ball.
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The Lord Botetourt senior has picked Boston based Northeastern University of the Atlantic 10. White picked Northeastern over Rice, Vanderbilt and Miami of Ohio. He was all-state, all-region and all-American. He also is an excellent student with a 3 point 7 GPA and he scored 1190 on his SATs. He hopes to major in engineering.
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The Virginia Tech coaching staff was in Newport News tonight for its official in-home visit with Marcus Vick.
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Marcus, Tech head coach Frank Beamer, Tech recruiting coordinator Jim Cavanaugh, Marcus's parents, his high school coach Tommy Reamon and older brother Michael Vick were expected to weigh in at the visit. All had to be sure to avoid the obvious temptation.
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That response should come very soon. Marcus Vick took his official visit to the University of Virginia last weekend. He will spend his official weekend in Blacksburg this coming Friday and Saturday.
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In one other note, Jonathan Lewis, the younger brother of Tech lineman Kevin Lewis has scheduled a newsconference for tomorrow afternoon in Henrico County at Varina high school. He is expected to verbally commit to Tech at that time.