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Coming up on News 7 tonight-
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The so called American Taliban fighter is back in the United States tonight. John Walker Lindh is in Virginia.
Enron's top man resigns tonight.
No pay raises? Some teachers say the Governor's breaking his campaign promise.
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Plus are there more single men or women. The latest numbers.
News 7 at Eleven is up next.

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John Walker Lindh is back in the United States- His plane landed at Dulles International airport tonight under high security.
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[American-Taliban]


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The American Taliban fighter is in an Alexandria jail tonight- under extremely high security.
He's due in court there tomorrow morning.
As Aleen Sirgany reports, the 20 year old will face charges he conspired with terrorists to kill fellow Americans.
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[SUPER=01-Aleen Sirgany/Reporting;]
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((NEARLY TWO MONTHS AFTER HIS CAPTURE IN AFGHANISTAN, AMERICAN TALIBAN JOHN WALKER WAS ONCE AGAIN WALKING ON U.S. SOIL ... NOT AS A FREE CITIZEN ... BUT AS AN ACCUSED CRIMINAL. A MILITARY PLANE TRANSFERRING WALKER ARRIVED WEDNESDAY EVENING, AT DULLES AIRPORT JUST OUTSIDE WASHINGTON, DCTERMS. THE 20-YEAR OLD WAS THEN FLOWN BY HELICOPTER TO ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA ... AND LATER TAKEN BY MOTORCADE TO A NEARBY DETENTION CENTER. THAT'S WHERE HE'LL WAIT TO FACE A JUDGE THURSDAY MORNING. SECURITY AT THE FEDERAL COURTHOUSE IN ALEXANDRIA WILL BE EXTRAORDINARILY TIGHT. JOHN HACKMAN/DEPUTY CHIEF, U.S. MARSHALS SERVICE FOR EASTERN VIRGINIA: "We're concerned with threats coming from our own citizens that might feel affront from what he's done, again we might have protesters." WALKER IS CHARGED WITH CONSPIRING TO KILL AMERICANS, AND TRAINING AS AN AL-QAIDA FIGHTER AT OSAMA BIN LADEN'S TERRORIST CAMPS. IF CONVICTED, WALKER COULD GET LIFE IN PRISON. THE WHITE HOUSE SAYS WALKER WILL BE GUARANTEED JUSTICE -- WHATEVER THE OUTCOME. ARI FLEISCHER/WHITE HOUSE SPOKESMAN: He will have his day in court and he will be judged impartially and fairly." AN ATTORNEY SAYS WALKER HAS A FOUR-MEMBER DEFENSE TEAM THAT INCLUDES WALKER HIMSELF. WALKER'S PARENTS SAY THEIR SON RECENTLY WROTE TO THEM... SAYING HE WAS COMFORTED TO KNOW THEY HAD FOUND HIM A LAWYER. ALEEN SIRGANY, CBS NEWS, ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA.))

[Defense]


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It's not cheap fighting terrorism- That was the word from the President today- who's proposing a 48 billion dollar increase in defense spending in next year's budget.
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Bush says America will fight for the freedom and security of Americans.
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((AND THE TERRORISTS THE EVIL ONES THAT TARGET AMERICA ARE LEARNING SOMETHING. THEY PICKED THE WRONG ENEMY. APPLAUSE))


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The President says we ask a lot of our men and women in uniform and we will ask even more of them in the future.


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((IN RETURN THEY DESERVE EVERY RESOURCE, EVERY WEAPON NEEDED TO ACHIEVE THE FINAL AND FULL VICTORY.))
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[OUT Q=and full victory.]
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Bush says the tools to fight terror are expensive, but he says they're essential-


[Rke-Murder]


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An arrest today in the murder of an elderly Roanoke man.
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Police found 89- ear old Lee Roy Anthony dead in his Leon Street home Monday afternoon. Today-- an acquaintance of Anthony's was arrested and charged with murder. 48-year old "Frank Campbell Broady (Bro-dee), The Third" is in jail without bond. Police say Anthony died from a blow to the head.
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[Roanoke-Judge]


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An effort by House Republicans to replace a Roanoke judge brought complaints today from Senate Democrats.
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Just as members of the Senate Courts of Justice Committee voted to certify judicial candidates, Roanoke Senator John Edwards objected, because the list did not include Roanoke Circuit Court Judge Richard Pattisall.
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((SEN. JOHN EDWARDS: THAT WOULD BE UNPRECEDENTED NOT TO CERTIFY A JUDGE, NOT TO RE-ELECT HIM AS A JUDGE, JUST BECAUSE OF A CASE HE HAPPENS TO BE SITTING ON. THAT TO ME IS OUTRAGEOUS.))
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House Republicans had complained that Pattisall said he wasn't going to seek another term when he took on the lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the state's redistricting plan.
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((SEN. KENNETH STOLLE: IF THERE'S GOING TO BE A SERIOUS EFFORT TO CERTIFY JUDGE PATTISALL, I WOULD LIKE TO HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO ASK HIM WHY HE HAS SAID HE IS NOT GOING TO SEEK RE-ELECTION. HE THEN OFFERS HIS NAME FOR RE-ELECTION, AND THEN SITS ON THE DECISION UNTIL AFTER HIS ELECTION. I DO NOT THINK THAT IS AN APPROPRIATE ACTION FOR A JUDGE TO TAKE.))


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[OUT Q=for a judge to take.]
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Senator Edwards made a motion to certify Pattisall as a judicial candidate, but members of the committee delayed any action until a future meeting.


[Flag-Salute]


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The salute to the flag of Virginia is stirring more controversy in the General Assembly... but a compromise may be on the way.
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Since the start of the General Assembly, House members have opened each session with a salute to the flag of Virginia.
Only after approving the oath, did they learn it was written by a member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy in 1954.
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((DEL. KENNETH MELVIN/D- PORTSMOUTH: WHETHER OR NOT YOU BUY MY EMOTIONAL RESPONSE OR NOT, IT'S REAL. I DON'T WANT THE ECHOES OF BONDAGE AND SEGREGATION TAINTING MY PRESENT AND CERTAINLY NOT OUR FUTURE.))
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Lawmakers have been working behind the scenes to find a compromise. Members of the Black Caucus have scheduled a news conference on Thursday morning.

[Enron]


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The latest twist in the Enron scandal- Tonight the company's CEO resigned.
As Melissa McDermott reports it comes one night before the Congressional Investigation begins.
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((Kenneth Lay took Enron to nearly the top of the Fortune 500. But earlier this year the energy company collapsed amid revelations of questionable partnerships and overstated profits. Now, as a Congressional investigation gets underway, Lay, who is Enron's chairman and chief executive, is calling it quits. Lay quit Wednesday, reportedly at the request of court appointed creditors. The move comes as Congress returns from its holiday break with at least 10 committees investigating the debacle. Sen. Larry Craig/D-Idaho: "As we focus on Enron bad management and corporate policy." Meanwhile Arthur Anderson's former Chief Auditor is refusing to testify about his alleged role in the shredding of many Enron documents. David Duncan has asked for immunity, but it's not clear if he will get it. Sen. Tom Daschle/Majority Leader: should be compelled Experts say his testimony could be crucial. Since he's believed to be the man who may know most about who's to blame for Enron's unusual accounting practices that many believe lead to bankruptcy. Melissa McDermott CBS News New York.))

[NS-Earnings]


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Norfolk Southern's fourth quarter earnings jumped to 115 million dollars.
While most revenues from car loads were flat, N-S says coal shipments were the bright spot.
Results were also helped by major cost-cutting efforts, which slashed operating expenses by more than a million dollars.

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Wachovia posted a fourth quarter earnings jump as well, going up 54 cents a share.
That was on target with Wall Street's expectations.
The bank's president says he's pleased with the progress of the Wachovia - First Union merger, claiming its on time, on track and on budget.
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Area teachers give the Governor an F for failing to approve pay raises.
That's next on News 7.
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And see find out why a supermodel's lecturing the Senate on the finer points of nuclear power.
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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 Roanoke College Maroons take out Eastern Mennonite. The Wolfpack looks to end a 7 game skid against the Heels. Grundy's wrestlers are primed to make a run at another state title. And Steve Mason's Hometown Hoops Weekly reacquaints us with our good bud Roland Lazenby tonight on the Big 7.))

[Teacher-Pay]


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Pay raises for teachers and state employees WON'T be coming from Richmond...
So local governments are scrambling to fill in the gaps.
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Cloverdale Elementary School in Botetourt County is no stranger to budget cuts.
Last year, fourth and fifth graders saw their class sizes increase to near the state maximum of 35.
Though the state's not giving teachers raises this year, the county still wants to fulfill its promise of continuing a five-year, five percent pay raise.
Many educators still have Governor Warner's campaign promises ringing in their ears.
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((MARK WARNER: WE'RE GOING TO RAISE TEACHER SALARIES TO THE NATIONAL AVERAGE, WE'RE GOING TO MAKE SMALLER CLASS SIZES.))
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((DAVID MARCUM: MY IMPRESSION WAS THAT EDUCATION WAS GOING TO BE ONE OF THE TOP PRIORITIES IN THE STATE OF VIRGINIA.))

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((DIANE DODD/TEACHER: I THINK IN THE BUDGET DEFICIT THAT WE HAVE, IT'S GOING TO BE TOUGH FOR HIM TO KEEP HIS PROMISES HE MADE TO SUPPORT THE SCHOOLS.))
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Local governments say that if their state support continues to dwindle, they'll have to cut back basic services and personnel or raise taxes.
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[Scholarships]


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While teachers are thinking about raises, high school seniors are thinking about scholarships.
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According to Jeanette Raider of William Fleming High School, a five minute stop at the guidance counselor's office can open the door to millions of dollars of scholarship money.
Raider says good grades are important, but aren't the only criteria for receiving money.
One scholarship she found asks students to write an essay about fire safety.
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((JEANETTE RAIDER/WILLIAM FLEMING HIGH SCHOOL GUIDANCE COUNSELOR: THE FIRST OF THE YEAR WE GET MANY SCHOLARSHIPS FROM LOCAL CLUBS, KIWANIS, CAVE SPRING LIONS CLUB. USUALLY THE DEADLINE ON THOSE IS MARCH OR APRIL, BUT THIS IS REALLY THE BIG TIME FOR SCHOLARSHIPS.))
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William Fleming High School students received more than a million dollars in scholarship money last year.

[Tourism]


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Virginia is already a top-ten tourism state, but industry leaders and state officials say the commonwealth can do better.
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Today in Richmond, they unveiled plans to boost tourism spending, and move from 10th in the nation to 5th by the year 20-12.
It's described as a "border- to- border" plan, that officials say will benefit all areas of the state.
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Finding any money for new initiatives will be difficult.
The Virginia Tourism Corporation is facing cutbacks like other state agencies, but officials say they hope the new tourism plan will help them persuade elected officials that money spent promoting tourism is a good investment.
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[Rats]


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Rats forced one preschool to close.. but now health and church officials say the school is ready to re-open.
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Squirrel sized rats were seen in the pantry and the childrens area of the Raleigh Court United Methodist Church. Health officials say a sewer break let the rodents into the church, and the age of the building made it a playground for rats.
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((REV. ROY WHITE/RALEIGH COURT UMC; WE WENT AROUND THE BUILDING WITH A CONTRACTOR, TOOK CARE OF ALL THE OPENINGS AROUND STEAM PIPES AND PLUMBING WHERE THE FLOORS HAVE SHRUNK AND LEFT ROOM FOR CRITTERS TO CLIMB UP THE PIPE. I HAVEN'T SEEN ANYTHING IN 10 DAYS NOW AND THAT'S A PRETTY GOOD INDICATION.))
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Cleaning crews have shampooed the carpets, and a crew will sanitize the toys and flat surfaces of the children's area this weekend. Health officials say the preschool could open back up now, but the church is waiting until February fourth to complete cleaning.
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[Nuclear-Model]


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Models are used to the spotlight... but not in a Senate hearing room.
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Supermodel Christy Brinkley spoke out today about nuclear power plants. She was a witness at a Senate Environmental and Public Works Committee Hearing... the discussion focussed on renewal of the Price Anderson Act of the 19-50s. The Act limits the amount of liability faced by nuclear power plants.
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((CHRISTY BRINKLEY/MODEL: I THINK ITS TIME FOR OUR GOVERNMENT TO START SUPPORTING CLEAN RENEWABLE ENERGY AND STARTING TO CONVERT THIS COUNTRY AND REMOVING THESE TERRORIST TARGETS AND MAKING AMERICA A MUCH STRONGER COUNTRY.))
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Brinkley noted that half of all Americans live within fifty miles of a nuclear power plant... and homeowners insurance does not cover damage from a nuclear accident. The model herself lives 11- miles from a nuclear plant on Long Island.
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Usually singers get paid to make albums... now one's being paid millions to stop.
Find out why when News 7 returns.
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And a baseball legend is honored-
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((THREE TWO ONE.. CHEERS.))
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Hank Aaron wants to know if you had your Wheaties this morning.
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[Sheets-Auction]


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Business continues at J-G Sheets and Sons despite the absence of its owner.
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The auction company held an auction in Roanoke County today even though Stephen Sheets couldn't attend.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/December 4, 2001;]

In December, the 55-year old was struck by a bus while using a crosswalk on Salem Avenue. He is still hospitalized. Friends and employees say they're carrying on until Sheets can reclaim the reigns.
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((WAYNE RATLIFF/J. G. SHEETS & SONS: WE HAD ONE SALE EARLIER AND IT WAS THE SAME. WE HAD LOTS OF VOLUNTEERS AND IT WORKED OUT REAL GOOD.)) [BUTT BUTT BUTT]
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((WE JUST WANT THE COMPANY TO CARRY ON UNTIL STEVE IS ABLE TO COME BACK TO WORK. WE WANT TO KEEP THE BUSINESS GOING.))

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J. G. Sheets is a local real estate auction company. The business has been in the Sheets family since 1919.
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[Mariah]


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Mariah Carey says it was her decision- The record company says it made the call.
Either way the singer and Virgin Records are going separate ways.
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The 100 million dollar "multi-album" deal was signed last year- But Carey's first album for Virgin was a bust.
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The album was released after the singer was hospitalized last year for a reported breakdown.
The record company will pay the 31-year old singer 28 million dollars- in addition to the 21 million she's already received.

[Singles]


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If you are single woman in your 30s... statistics show that your luck could turn around...
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Census Bureau stats show there will soon be twice as many single men as women. In the 80s... single women in their 30s and 40s outnumbered the men. At that time... Newsweek Magazine even said that single women had a better chance of being killed by a terrorist than getting married. But now men have the odds stacked against them.
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((PAYBACKS GONNA BE INTERESTING, ISN'T IT.))
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[S-Extra]


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The Roanoke men win again. Grundy gets ready to grapple with the state. And Hometown Hoops Weekly checks in with a "Jack of all Trades." But first in tonight's Extra Point -
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[SUPER=03-Orlando, FL; :00]

NIKE has been big in golf apparel for years, but this spring NIKE is braking out the clubs. The company is set to release its brand new forged irons, wedges and titanium drivers. The prices will be competitive with top of the line equipment with drivers ranging in the $400 to $500 dollar range, wedges for around one hundred bucks, and full set of irons for just under $1000 bucks.
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[S-Roanoke]


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We begin this segment in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference as Roanoke College played host to Eastern Mennonite tonight at the Bast Center.
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[SUPER=03-Salem/E.M.U. vs. Roanoke; :00]

Last night's game attracted the young and the young at heart as Roanoke looked to get above the 500 mark in the conference. EMU's Jeremy Newman knocks the bottom of the hoop from the wing as he hits nothing but net. EMU put five players in double figures. But Roanoke was on its game, as well. Josh Foster to Jaimar Mansel - who knocks in a three ball of his own. Jaimar had 16 points. Foster will then take care of business with the drive between two defenders to the glass. Foster had a game high 19 points. Foster would also be deadly from three point range hitting three out of four shots from beyond the arc.
[SUPER=33-Eastern Mennonite/75/Roanoke/87;]

Roanoke shoots 55 percent for the game and beats EMU 87-to-75.
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[S-Tech]


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Virginia Tech's 12 game winning streak ended last night at Syracuse as the women lost 75-to-59. Tech shot just 36 percent from the floor, but Sarah Hicks shot 50 percent and led the team with 18 points. She also hit three - three pointers to tie her for the all-time career lead in shots beyond the arc. The road stays tough as the Hokies play at defending national champ Notre Dame on Saturday night.

[S-Dazzle]


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The Roanoke Dazzle has signed forward Martin Lewis, a former second round draft pick of the Toronto Raptors. Lewis is 26 years old. He was taken 50th overall in the 1995 NBA draft after playing just two years at a Kansas junior college. He has played in 25 NBA games, and earlier this year played briefly for Mobile in the NBDL. To make room for Lewis, the Dazzle had to cut Ricky Moore. The team is home tonight at 7 against Columbus.

[S-Hoops]


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This week's edition of Hometown Hoops Weekly with Steve Mason features a Wytheville native, VMI graduate, Tech professor, renowned sports author and high school basketball coach. Amazingly, all of those people are really just one person.
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((STEVE MASON: ROLAND LAZENBY HAS WRITTEN 45 BOOKS. THROUGH HIS WRITING, HE HAS HAD UNLIMITED ACCESS TO AND PICKED THE BRAINS OF SOME OF THE GREATEST BASKETBALL MINDS IN THE SPORTS HISTORY. MICHAEL JORDAN, KOBE BRYANT AND PHIL JACKSON TO NAME A FEW. NOW, LAZENBY IS PUTTING HIS KNOWLEDGE TO WORK ON THE COURT.))
((Meet Patrick Henry's new J.V. girls basketball coach. Lazenby, who teaches sports communication and media writing at Virginia Tech, also calls the Patriots gym his class room. ((:))
The quality of knowledge he has amassed is unparalleled. But spending time with Kobe and Air Jordan has not blown up Lazenby's head. He remains humble and thankful to be coaching the girls at Patrick Henry. ((:)) ((:)) Lazenby recruited David Carter, an eight year veteran of Cave Spring youth basketball, to come to PH and coach the varsity girls. The pair have revitalized the girls program. Roland is no stranger to coaching either. He coached the 11 year old Roanoke Stars AAU girls team to a 46 and 7 record last year. That team finished 22nd in the country. ((:)) ((:))
Roland's new book, Mind Games, is out in stores. It's a biography of Los Angeles Lakers head coach Phil Jackson. Steve Mason Hometown Hoops Weekly. ))

[S-Grundy]


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The much-anticipated wrestling match between Grundy and Christiansburg that was snowed out last weekend has been rescheduled for Saturday, February 9th in Grundy.
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The most successful program in state history has won 14 of the last 15 state double A championship tournaments.
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This year's team is 6-and-2 on the season at this point despite having to forfeit three weight classes in each of their first 8 matches. However, when the state tournament rolls around in March - Six defending state champs will be back to defend their titles.
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And don't forget that this Friday and Saturday William Byrd high school will play host to the annual Big Orange wrestling tournament that will feature Christiansburg which is ranked second in the state. More on Kevin Dressler's Blue Demon grapplers tomorrow night.

[Aaron-Wheaties]


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Did you eat your wheaties this morning?
Soon when you do you may see a blast from the past... on the box.
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((HO HO.. HAVE YOU HAD YOUR WHEATIES ... HANK AARON WON'T FORGET HIS TOMORROW.))
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[OUT Q=forget his tomorrow.]
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This 1970's commercial featured Hank Aaron-
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Now more than 30 years later Aaron will grace the front of Wheaties cereal boxes. The special edition package is part of Black History Month-
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((HANK AARON : WHEN I WAS SPEAKING WITH SOME FRIENDS.. WHEN SEE IT THEY EAT ALL THE WHEATIES AND THEY WANT ME TO AUTOGRAPH THE PICTURE.. HA HA.))
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