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Coming up on News 7-
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Reports that three men have been arrested for sending last week's emails of Daniel Pearl.
Who will run for the GOP for Roanoke City council .. Vote results-
Plus a new report on tanning beds- could prompt a ban on minors using them.
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And the wintry forecast.
News 7 is next.

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((IT IS EXTRAORDINARY FOR THE UNITED STATE TO CHARGE ONE OF ITS OWN WITH AIDING AND CONSPIRING WITH INTERNATIONAL TERRORIST GROUPS WHOSE MAIN GOAL IS TO KILL AMERICANS.))
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[OUT Q=to kill Americans.]
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But that's just what happened today- as a grand jury indicts John Walker Lindh.
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[Lindh]


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The So called "American Taliban" faces ten federal charges
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A federal grand jury indicted John Walker Lindh today on charges of conspiring with the Taliban to murder Americans.

The indictment also expands the charges against the American.
He's accused of providing support to terrorist organizations- inlcuding Al Qaida-
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[SOT 17:10:29]
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((JOHN ASHCROFT/ATTORNEY GENERAL: IN THE WEEKS AFTER SEPT ELEVENTH, THE INDICTMENT CHARGES THAT WALKER LINDH REMAINED WITH THE TALIBAN FIGHTERS DESPTIE HAVING LEARNED ABOUT TERRORIST ATTACKS ON HIS HOMELAND. DESPITE KNOWLEDGE THAT OSAMA BIN LADEN WAS RESPONSBIEL FOR THOSE ATTACKS AND DESPITE KNOWLEDGE THAT ADDITIONAL ATTACKS WERE PLANNED.))
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[OUT Q=attacks were planned.]
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A bail hearing is set for tomorrow.
Lindh's lawyers are asking that he be released saying the evidence against him is weak and Lindh poses no flight risk.
The government wants him held without bond.
If convicted, Lindh could face multiple life sentences.
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[Pearl]


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Authorities in Pakistan say they know who kidnapped American reporter Daniel Pearl- and they claim to be very close to resolving the case.
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Sources say three men have been arrested for sending last week's e-mails that included photographs of Pearl.
A top police official also says he believes Pearl is alive- but he isn't saying who's to blame for his abduction.
Pearl is a Wall Street Journal reporter who was last seen January 23rd- at a Karachi restaurant.
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[Franklin-Shooting]


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A Franklin County woman is in surgery tonight... deputies say she was shot by her husband.
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[TAKE MAP FULL]
Authorities say it happened tonight at a home on Doe Run Road near Rocky Mount.
James Randolph Smith is accused of shooting his wife in the chest with a small caliber handgun.
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She's in surgery at Roanoke Memorial Hospital... there's no word on her condition and deputies aren't releasing her name.
Smith is charged with malicious wounding and use of a firearm.

[City-GOP]


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Roanoke Republicans have selected their candidates for City Council.
They're hoping this will be the year the G-O-P can break the Democrats hold on Council.
As Marya Jones reports, a crowd at tonight's mass meeting is giving them renewed hope.
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[SUPER=01-Gordon Hancock/Republican Committee Chair;]
[SUPER=01-Bill Carder/Roanoke Vice Mayor;]
[SUPER=01-Jack Parrott/(R) Roanoke City Council Cand.;]
[SUPER=01-Mark Hurley/(R) Roanoke City Council Cand.;]
[SUPER=01-Steve Mabry/(R) Roanoke City Council Cand.; quick!]
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(( It was the best turnout that Roanoke Republicans have seen at a mass meeting in years.
A crowd of nearly 300 ... 163 casting votes ... had Republicans fired up that THIS could be their year.
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((GORDON HANCOCK: I'VE BEEN IN THESE MEETING FOR THE LAST FOUR YEARS A CHAIRMAN AND SOMETIMES WE WONDER IF ENOUGH IS GOING TO SHOW UP TO HAVE A MEETING... WE INTEND TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE AND WE'RE GOING TO CHANGE THINGS.)) [RUNS13]
The party tapped former Council member Jack Parrott and two political newcomers: former restaurant owner and civic leader Mark Hurley and former educator Steve Mabry.
Financial advisor Paul Higgins fell just 20 votes shy of the nomination.
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((BILL CARDER/VICE MAYOR: A COUPLE YEARS AGO WHEN I WAS NOMINATED, IT WAS ABOUT 25 PEOPLE. TONIGHT, IT'S 300. IT'S EXCITING.)) [RUNS:09]
Parrott served from 1994 to 98.
He says his engineering background could serve the city well as it deals with a water crisis.
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(( OUR CURRENT PRACTICE OF RATIONING WATER EVERY 2 OR 3 YEARS IS NOT ACCEPTABLE. WE MUST CONTINUE WORKING ON THIS EVEN AFTER CARVINS COVE IS FULL. )) [RUNS:13]
Mark Hurley says he wants to see the city partner more with neighborhoods and private interests.
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(( I'D LIKE TO SEE A REGIONAL WATER AUTHORITY... REGIONAL COOPERATION ALSO, THOSE ARE THE MAIN THINGS I LOOK FORWARD TO. )) [RUNS:09]
Steve Mabry was a Roanoke school administrator and band director for 33 years.
He hopes that will help him bring some harmony to Council.
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((STEVE MABRY/REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE: I WOULD LIKE TO SEE ROANOKE BE ONLY A BETTER PLACE THAN IT WAS WHEN I GREW UP HERE. )) [RUNS:06]))
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The general election is May 7th.
The three Republican candidates picked tonight will face off against one Independent and three Democratic candidates who will be selected at their primary on March 5th.
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Jean?

[McNeil]


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A Botetourt County woman convicted of embezzling will not serve time behind bars.
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46-year old Betty Jo McNeil today pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of embezzling less than 2-hundred dollars from a local 4-H Club.
[SUPER=04-September 2001;]

The crime was spread out over 18-months and culminated during the summer of 2001 when McNeil disappeared for three weeks. Attorney's on both sides say McNeil's shown remorse, paid restitution and taken responsibility- She's even garnered a surprising amount of community support.
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((JOEL BRANSCOM/COMMNWEALTH'S ATTORNEY: IT'S UNUSUAL TO GET THE NUMBER OF LETTERS WHEN SOMEBODY'S CHARGED WITH A CRIME.
A LOT OF PEOPLE WANTED TO STRESS THE GOOD THINGS SHE'S DONE IN HER LIFE BECAUSE, BASICALLY, WHEN YOU'RE CHARGED WITH A CRIMINAL OFFENSE WE LOOK AT THE WORST THING YOU'VE DONE IN YOUR LIFE AND WE JUDGE ON THAT.))
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McNeil was given a 12-month suspended sentence, one year probation and 100-hours community service. She's also required to continue counseling.
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[Knox]


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Cecil Knox got out of jail today.
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He's the pain specialist arrested last week in what the government says was a prescription drug conspiracy that spanned at least the last six years and served more than 800 patients.
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((DR. CECIL KNOX/ROANOKE PHYSICIAN: DO YOU ACTIVELY HAVE 800 OR MORE PATIENTS? MORE, I GUESS. IS THAT A LOT? IT'S A BUSY PRACTICE. BUT THAT'S WHAT WE NEED TO DO IS GO TAKE CARE OF THEM.))
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Under the terms of his release, the 52-year old physician must refer all his patients to another doctor and immediately stop writing any more prescriptions. The indictment returned Friday alleges Knox prescribed OxyContin "outside the scope of professional practice."
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His attorney plans to appeal the conditions of Knox' release. As it is now, Knox has a ten-day transition period to essentially shut down his practice and then have no further contact with his nurse, Beverly Boone, until trial.

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Bills that would make it a felony to torture and kill a companion animal have cleared both houses of the General Assembly.
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The legislation grew from recent cases of animal cruelty, including the deaths of two family pets in Southwest Virginia.
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It's not a certainty yet, but the proposal should soon be on its way to the desk of Governor Mark Warner.
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((SENATOR EDWARDS IS CARRYING A SIMILAR MEASURE AND HE AND I HAVE WORKED TOGETHER TO GET THE BILLS THIS FAR. AND WITH HIS VERSION PASSING THE SENATE AND MY VERSION PASSING THE HOUSE, IT LOOKS PRETTY GOOD THAT WE'RE GOING TO GET LEGISLATION THIS TIME.))
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[OUT Q=get legislation this time.]
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Lawmakers have narrowed the legislation to cover only dogs and cats. Armstrong and Edwards say they don't anticipate problems reconciling the house and senate versions of the legislation.
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Roanoke's ready to expand... find out why the Star City's in the top fifty in the country when News 7 returns.


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((Hey folks this is Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office as Marcus Vick picks the Hokies. Speaking of Tech the women shoot nearly 70 percent in the second half to beat Miami. The Hampton U player who collapsed last night is still in the hospital. Radford clinches the Three Rivers outright tonight. And Lord Botetourt has a new head coach - who is anything but new to the Cavalier players.

And this old Redskin is back on the east coast tonight on the Big 7.))[Missing-Girl]


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A seven-year old is missing- reportedly snatched from her bed in the middle of the night.
Now the search goes on around the girls San Diego home- as her parents plea for her return.
Chris Lawrence reports.
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((Police have been searching non-stop for little 7 year old Danielle van Dam. But as of Tuesday night she was still missing. Detectives say they have no suspects, but spent all day questioning a man who lives a few doors down. Police took evidence out of his home. LT. JIM COLLINS, SAN DIEGO POLICE DEPT. WE HAVEN'T RULED HIM OUT AS A SUSPECT, BUT HE IS NOT UNDER ARREST. The neighbor told reporters he met Danielle's mother two weeks ago, and was at the same bar she was the night the child disappeared. Danielle was last seen Friday night, when her father put her to bed. Her parents say they discovered she was missing when her mother went to wake the child Saturday morning. Brenda van Dam, Mother I don't think anyone can describe the feeling that you have when go into your daughters room in the morning and she's not there. No words can describe that. There's a hole in my heart. Police say, until someone is arrested, everyone is a suspect. The parents say they've taken a lie detector test and are cooperating in every way. Brenda and Damon van Dam, Parents More than anything we want her back, if anybody has her just let her out....we don't care, let her come home to us, that's all we're asking....that's the only thing that matters to us. Police say there are more than a dozen registered sex offenders in surrounding neighborhood. Chris Lawrence, CBS NEWS, San Diego.))

[MeadWestvaco]


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The merger between Westvaco and Mead could mean pink slips for about 50 workers in Covington.
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Mead-Westvaco plans to close its Covington Research and Development facility by the middle of the year as part of a restructuring plan.
The research center employs 50 scientists, engineers and support workers.
Some will be offered jobs at other Mead-Westvaco research facilities; some will get a severance package.
The Covington mill also plans to cut about 100 jobs this year. The company says most will be through attrition -- not layoffs.
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[General-Electric]


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Cutbacks could be looming at General Electric in Salem.
Company officials said today they are taking a close look at factory loads to see if there are too many or too few people on the job.
G-E may approach qualified workers about taking early retirement.
An informational meeting with employees is scheduled for next week.
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[Econ-Dev]


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The city of Roanoke is getting a lot of attention from the national business community these days.
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Expansion Management Magazine has named Roanoke one of America's 50 hottest cities for manufacturing, expansion and relocation.
Reasons for the award include its good labor pool, access to highway systems, and low crime rate.
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[TC:00:36:04] ((PHIL SPARKS/RVEDP: PEOPLE ARE TAKING NOTE THAT THINGS ARE GOING IN ON THE GREATER ROANOKE REGION.))
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Brokerage firm Legg Mason is also taking note of Roanoke's potential.
Its merchant banking division has entrusted two local brokers with 140 million dollars to invest in local businesses, grow them, then sell them for four times their original value.
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((PAUL HIGGINS/LEGG MASON ROANOKE: WE BOTH FEEL VERY PASSIONATE ABOUT THE ROANOKE VALLEY, AND WE FEEL FOR IT TO BE A VIABLE ENTITY IN THE FUTURE, WE HAVE TO ROLE UP OUR SLEEVES AND GET INVOLVED IN THE COMMUNITY IN THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.))
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Legg Mason would buy a 51 percent controlling stake in each company, keep current management intact and the company itself in the Valley.
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Senators are hopping mad... and hoping Enron's former C-E-O will talk to them.
The latest on the investigation when News 7 returns.
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And teenagers and tanning beds don't mix.
New research says "fake and bake" could be dangerous to your child.
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[WEB-ADDRESS]
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[Web Address Announce] [Pinnacle 4885ess]

[Enron]


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Will Enron's former CEO ever testify before Congress?
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Today a Senate committee voted unamimously to subpeona Ken Lay- after he was a "no show" at yesterday's hearing.
But many say it's likely he'll plead the fifth.
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((SEN. CONRAD BURNS/(R) MONTANA; IF HE SAYS ANYTHING I'LL EAT MY HAT IN FRONT OF THE SENATE STEPS.))
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Someone who was speaking today- the C-E-O of Accounting Firm Arthur Anderson- He told a congressional committee the company is cleaning house- after its employees shredded Enron documents.
And former Enron employees told anothe rcommittee how they lost their 401 K plans-
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((DEBORAH PEROTTA/FORMER ENRON EMPLOYEE: DUE TO THE LAYOFF AND THE FREEZING OF THE 401 K PLAN AND LOSS OF SEVERANCE, I AND THOUSANDS OF OTHERS LOST THE RESOURCES THAT WE HAD COUNTED ON AND WORKED TO PAY OUR BILLS, FUND OUR RETIREMENTS AND FEED OUR FAMLIES.))
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Perotta told the committee she had saved for her daughter's wedding in a few months, but that dream of paying for the wedding is gone.
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[Tanning-Beds]


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Tanning beds should be closed to minors.
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That's the suggestion from a researcher at the Dartmouth School of Medicine.
He says people who use tanning lamps have a higher risk of skin cancer than people who don't.
People who get artificial tans are two- and a half times more likely to get squamous cell cancer.
The risk of basal cell cancer was also slightly higher.
The study also says the risk was higher among those who started getting indoor tans at a younger age.
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Marcus Vick, once a Hokie fan - is now a Hokie. The Tech women raise some "Cane" in the second half and whip Miami. Those stories and much more are on the way, but first in tonight's Extra Point -
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Norv Turner, the former head football coach of the Washington Redskins has agreed to join the Miami Dolphins as the team's offensive coordinator. Turner spent last season with the Chargers. Ironically, the 49 year old Turner could have stayed in San Diego, but he would have been working under Marty Schottenheimer. Now tonight's high school scores.
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A year ago when Michael Vick was leaving school early for the NFL if appeared that Virginia Tech had little chance of recruiting his talented younger brother Marcus.
[GRAHIC=MARCUS VICK]

But yesterday at Warwick high school in Newport News with Michael by his side, Marcus picked the Hokies over Tennessee and Virginia.
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Marcus passed for 17 hundred yards and ran for 700 more last season.

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After losing three straight Big East contests Virginia Tech got a few days off, shook off the rust and then shook off Miami last night at the Cassell.
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[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Canes vs. Hokies; :00]

This one was a tale of two halves as Miami came out with the hot hand in the first 20 minutes shooting 60 percent. Chavinia Broussard knocks down the three pointer. Miami led 34-to-30 at halftime. But Tech would shoot a blistering, almost mind boggling 68 percent in the second half as Chrystal Starling goes baseline and knocks in the double pump for two of her 8 points. But the real-deal was Sarah Hicks. Watch the senior from Botetourt bang in the jumper and then hustle down court. Sarah will turn set her feet and take the charge as the Hokies start to literally take charge of the game.
[super=33-Miami/60/Virginia Tech #20/72;]

Hicks finished with a game high 20 points, 7 rebounds and five assists. The Hokies improve to 16-and-5 with the 72-to-60 win.
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[SUPER=03-Hampton/Last Night; :00]

In one other women's note from the hardwood, Hampton University star Lineni Noa scored 7 points and 7 rebounds last night against Coppin State. But late in the game she collapsed. She is still in the hospital, in good spirits, but doctors still aren't sure what caused her to collapse.
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[S-Cats]


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The Radford Bobcats clinched the Three Rivers district title outright last night with a win over Eastern Montgomery.
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[SUPER=03-Shawsville/Bobcats vs. Mustangs;]

Rick Cormany and his Cats beat up Giles last Friday clinch a tie for the crown at home. Tonight, Cormany got to empty his bench as Ryan Weston scores off the nice entry pass from Adam Gonzalez.
[SUPER=33-Eastern Montgomery/43/Radford/75;]

Radford beats Eastern Montgomery 75-to-40 to wrap up the Three Rivers regular season title and earn an early invite to the regionals.
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[S-ACC]


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UVa assistant coach Walt Fuller was reprimanded by the ACC today for his involvement in last week's altercation in the Maryland game. Clemson coach Larry Shyatt also was reprimanded for leaving the bench area against Duke on Saturday night. And NC State's Julius Hodge was suspended for a game for hitting Maryland's Steve Blake in the head Sunday.
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[GO TO PINNACLE PAGE 6997] Tune in tonight to see who is next to get in trouble as Carolina takes on Wake Forest on WDBJ-7.
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The Roanoke Catholic girls swim team made a little history tonight by winning the school's first ever Blue Ridge conference title. Catholic, which is just in its third year with a varsity swim team was paced by 8th grader Joan Beazley. North Cross finished second both the girl's and the boy's competition. Hargrave won the boy's title.

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Friday Football Extra has another Glenvar connection in the head coaching ranks.
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Lord Botetourt has selected Keith Robinson as the new head football coach for the Cavaliers. The formal appointment should come Thursday night at the school board meeting. Robinson been an assistant coach an offensive coordinator at Botetourt the past three seasons. The Radford grad who is a popular choice among returning players replaces Tony Hart. He is the third former Glenvar assistant under coach Brian Hooker to get a head coaching job this off-season.
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The Roanoke Express won't be back home until February 12th, and when they return they likely will be without the services of Duncan Dalmao who was called up today by the Norfolk Admirals. Dalmao leads ECHL defenseman in scoring with 16 goals in 49 games.

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Some may say the price is right-- winning money while waiting at the airport...
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It's happening- - "What's Your Range" is played at Singapore's Airport. All you have to do is make a purchase at an airport shop to be eligible to play. There are 12 games a day-- lasting 25-minutes each and consisting of 10- general knowledge questions like-- "How many characters are there in the English alphabet?"
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((JUSTIN PRINCE/ GAME SHOW PARTICIPANT: IT'S GREAT. IT'S A GREAT WAY TO KILL THE TIME AND YOU DO NOT PAY ANYTHING AND THE WORST THING THAT COULD HAPPEN IS THAT YOU COULD WALK AWAY WITH A LOT OF MONEY.))
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Prize money is awarded in airport shopping vouchers-- and can total more than 545- dollars. (-------------)