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Coming up on News 7-
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Precipitation of many kinds fell across the region tonight. We'll have the latest on the snow, sleet and rain. Plus, a US missile attack may have killed a leader in Osama bin Laden's terrorist network. And a police officer accidentally discharges his weapon at a school demonstration.
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News 7 is next.
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[VO-NAT]


Some got snow, some got sleet, some got rain... many in Southwest Virginia got all three.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 11]


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

[Storm]


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Some parts of the viewing area got up to four inches of snow this evening.
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[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]


Blacksburg first saw snow, then rain, then snow again.
V-DOT reports that many roads in the New River Valley are covered with snow and ice.
Road crews there will be plowing, sanding and salting throughout the night.
State police say there have been numerous accidents related to the weather, but nothing serious.
In the Wytheville district, which covers 15 Southwest Virginia counties, there were 71 fender benders.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[GRAPHIC=Winter Weather]


The Roanoke Regional Airport is reporting no delays tonight.
But if you're flying out tomorrow, you may want to check to see if your flight has been postponed or cancelled due to snow and ice.

[Pulaski-Fatal]


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A Dublin man died in an accident this afternoon.
State Police say Randy Edward Chochran ran off route 6-60 near Claytor Lake in Pulaski County and hit a tree.
He died at the scene.

[Afghanistan]


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[WRITER=syo]
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[GRAPHIC=Enduring Freedom]


A CIA spy plane may have killed a number of leaders in Osama bin Laden's terrorist network. David Martin has the latest on the terrorism front.
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[IN Q=CBS News is reporting...]
[SUPER=01-George Tenet/CIA Director;]
[SUPER=01-David Martin/Reporting;]
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[OUT Q=CBS NEWS, THE PENTAGON. ]

((AN UNMANNED DRONE OPERATED BY THE CIA HAS FIRED A MISSILE AT WHAT WAS BELIEVED TO BE A GROUP OF SENIOR AL-QAIDAH LEADERS MEETING IN THE MOUNTAINS OF SOUTHEASTERN AFGHANISTAN. SO FAR INTELLIGENCE OFFICIALS HAVE NOT BEEN ABLE TO CONFIRM THE IDENTITIES OF ANY OF THE AL-QAIDAH LEADERS, BUT WHEN THE DIRECTOR OF CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE WAS ASKED BY A SENATE COMMITTEE TODAY IF OSAMA BIN LADEN IS STILL ALIVE, HE GAVE THIS VAGUE ANSWER.

SOT Q. EDWARDS: IS BIN LADEN STILL ALIVE?

TENET: DON'T KNOW SIR? EDWARDS: WHEN IS THE LAST TIME WE HAD INFORMATION INDICATING HE WAS STILL ALIVE. TENET: I'D BE HAPPY TO TALK ABOUT ALL OF THIS IN CLOSED SESSION.
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(GRAPHIC IN) THE STRIKE OCCURRED MONDAY NIGHT NEAR THE CAVE COMPLEX

KNOWN AS ZAWAR KHILI WHERE U.S. SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES HAVE FOUND LARGE CACHES OF WEAPONS AND DOCUMENTS AND WHERE
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BIN LADEN AND HIS TOP LIEUTENANTS ARE BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN HIDING EVER SINCE ESCAPING THE BOMBING OF TORA BORA TWO MONTHS AGO.

(GRAPHIC IN) AS ONE SENIOR OFFICIAL DESCRIBED IT, SUVS PROTECTED BY

ARMED GUARDS PULLED UP,THREE MEN IN WHITE ROBES GOT OUT, AND, AS THIS OFFICIAL PUT IT, "WE KILLED THEM" WITH A MISSILE FIRED FROM THE CIA DRONE.
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SINCE THEN, THE PENTAGON HAS BEEN TRYING TO PUT A COMMANDO TEAM ON THE GROUND TO IDENTIFY THE BODIES BUT BAD WEATHER HAS MADE IT TOO DANGEROUS TO FLY A HELICOPTER IN THE MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN.
ON CAM WE NEED TO STRESS THAT AS OF THIS MOMENT THE U.S. HAS NO HARD EVIDENCE BIN LADEN HAS BEEN KILLED, JUST THAT WHAT APPEARED TO BE A MEETING OF SENIOR AL QAIDAH LEADERS TOOK A DIRECT HIT FROM THE CIA MISSILE. WE ALSO NEED TO POINT OUT THE U.S. HAS BEEN WRONG BEFORE. TODAY, THE U.S. RELEASED 27 PRISONERS CAPTURED IN A RAID ON WHAT WAS THOUGHT TO BE A MEETING OF SENIOR TALIBAN LEADERS. NONE OF THOSE 27 AND NONE OF THE 15 PEOPLE KILLED IN THE RAID TURNED OUT TO BE TALIBAN OR AL QAIDAH.
DM, CBS NEWS, THE PENTAGON.))

[Olympics-Flag]


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It was touch and go.. but the torn and tattered U-S flag from the world trade center will be carried in as part of a special parade at the opening ceremonies of the Olympic games.
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The flag recovered from ground zero... has already been an honored guest at the Super Bowl and World Series, but the International Olympic Committee said its appearance at the games would violate its policy against political demonstrations.
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[IN Q=It is really]

((BODE MILLER/US OLYMPIC SKI TEAM IT IS REALLY A GATHERING OF THE WORLD ATHLETES ... TO SO BRING TOO MUCH OF THE TRAGEDY THAT HAS HAPPENED INTO THIS IS NOT REALLY RIGHT.))
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But others defended the plan to carry in the flag.
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[IN Q=I believe that]

((SEN. HILARY CLINTON/(D) NEW YORK; I BELIEVE THAT THE CARRYING OF THIS FLAG, THAT TERRORISTS COULDN'T DESTROY, IS FULLY IN KEEPING WITH NOT ONLY THE SPIRIT OF AMERICA, BUT THE SPIRIT OF THE OLYMPICS AS WELL.))
[SUPER=01-Sen. Hilary Clinton/(D) New York]
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[OUT Q=the Olympics as well.]
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The I-O-C finally agreed.
The wounded stars and stripes will be carried into the stadium... after the parade of athletes ... and before the national anthem.
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[School-Shooting]


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A school demonstration went horribly wrong today, when an off-duty police officer accidentally shot a student.
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The ten year old boy's face was grazed by the bullet.
The boy was expected to be released from a Philadelphia hospital late today.
A police spokesman says officers conducting school programs might carry a gun, but shouldn't pull it out.
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[Efficiency-Commission]


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Governor Warner has filled out the group that will take a top to bottom review of state government.
Two Southwest Virginians are on the Efficiency and Effectiveness Commission.
Tom Morris, the president of Emory and Henry College, and Tom Robertson, chairman of the Carilion Biomedical Institute, with work with former Governor Doug Wilder and ten others.
The commission will recommend ways to make state government more efficient by August first.

[XGR-Justice]


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A Richmond lawmaker who offered legislation to fight racial profiling in Virginia, says he's willing to see if another approach will do the job.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


The Senate Courts of Justice Committee was considering a measure introduced by Henry Marsh... that would have required police to record the reason for each traffic stop to determine if race was a factor.
Marsh decided to carry over the proposal to see if another proposal calling for better training would make a difference.
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[OUT Q=I'm willing to wait a year to see.]
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The Courts of Justice committee also approved a re-write of the state's cross-burning statute. The Virginia Supreme Court ruled the law unconstitutional, and legislators are now trying to satisfy the court's concern.
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[Radford-WalMart]


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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has filed a complaint, claiming WalMart subjected an African- American employee to a "racially hostile work environment." The Commission says Charles Aikens was subjected to "disparate disciplinary treatment." The E-E-O-C says Aikens was fired in retaliation for complaining about the work environment at the store in Radford.
It asks the court for an injunction against WalMart plus back pay and punitive damages for Aikens.
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They pulled thousands of jobs out of Southside, now they're putting a few back in.
That's one story still ahead on News 7.
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[VO-NAT]


And the parents of a missing girl hope for the best, while police investigate one of their neighbors.
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[Missing-Girll]


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Police in San Diego are focusing their investigation on the neighbor of a young girl missing since Friday night.
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Investigators have searched the home of David Westerfield which is fewer than 100-yards from the home of 7-year old Danielle van Dam. Police say the girl was abducted sometime late Friday or early Saturday. She was last seen when her father put her to bed. Police seized two of Westerfield's vehicles along with some of his other property.
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[IN Q=We've taken some items that..]

((LT. JIM COLLINS/SAN DIEGO POLICE: WE'VE TAKEN SOME ITEMS THAT MIGHT BE VALUABLE AT SOME POINT THEY MAY TURN OUT TO BE NOTHING.))
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[OUT Q=may turn out to be nothing.]
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Police say Westerfield is not being considered a *prime* suspect. They say the girl's parent's aren't considered suspects at all.
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[Bedford-Death]


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State police have cleared the Blue Ridge Regional Jail in the death of a Bedford man who died in custody last summer.. but his family isn't convinced.
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38- year- old Ronald Lee Overstreet Junior died last July while incarcerated at the Bedford Adult Detention Center.
[SUPER=03-Bedford/July 2001]


The state medical examiner says Overstreet suffered blunt force trauma to his head.. and officials believe he had been hitting his head against the bars of his cell.
Overstreet's family has its doubts.
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((HARVEY LUTINS/OVERSTREET FAMILY ATTORNEY: I'M SURPRISED BY THE CONCLUSION. I'M NOT SURPRISED BY THE PERSONNEL. AFTER ALL, THIS IS THE ASSISTANT CHIEF MEDICAL EXAMINER FOR THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, AND THIS IS A JAIL THAT IS OPERATED BY THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, AND THESE ARE JAILERS EMPLOYED BY THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA.))
[SUPER=01-Harvey Lutins/Overstreet Family Attorney;]
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[OUT Q=the Commonwealth of Virginia. THIRD REFERENCE!!]
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Lutins wants an outside medical examiner to look at the autopsy report.
Jail officials say the state police findings are in line with their own internal investigation.
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[Ellis]


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"No one is ever going to know the truth" of why Army veteran Jack Ellis took his own life three years ago.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

That's what his widow said, and U-S District Judge Sam Wilson re-iterated that conclusion today, denying the family's million dollar claim against the Veterans Administration. Ellis had visited the V-A Medical Center the day before his suicide, but his death came as a surprise to everyone, the judge said. "It was a sad and tragic story," Wilson said, but it was not the fault of the V-A doctors. Claudine Ellis left the courthouse today too emotional to make any comment, according to her lawyer.
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[Campbell-Fire]


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Fire destroyed a home near Altavista this afternoon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Campbell Co.]


Volunteers from Altavista and (Glad-is) Gladys were called to this house on Gladys Road just before noon.
The home was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived.. it took them about twenty minutes to bring the fire under control.
No one was home when the blaze broke out.
Authorities believe it started in a bedroom.
The cause remains under investigation.
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[Blacksburg-Magazine]


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For the second time in recent months, a national magazine has declared Blacksburg one of the best places to live.

The March issue of Men's Journal ranks Blacksburg the eighth-best place in the country and the best place in the mid-Atlantic region.
The only other Virginia community to place in the top 50 was Charlottesville at number 44.
In August, Outside magazine called Blacksburg one of ten American Dream Towns.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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Some local entrepreneurs may have some new business after tonight's winter weather.
Still ahead on News 7, find out about car care with convenience.
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And why is this car the newest addition to a hospital?
Find out when we return.
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[WEB-ADDRESS]
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[Web Address Announce] [Pinnacle 4885ess]

[VF-Imagewear]


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VF Imagewear is taking 23-hundred jobs away from Martinsville, but says it's bringing 40 back.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville/November;]


In November, the company announced it would close most of its plants by the end of this year.
Only the Rich Acres distribution center would remain open. It employs 135 people.
VF Imagewear officials say the call center will open IN the distribution center by the end of the year.
Henry County gave the company 172-thousand dollars to upgrade its telecommunications system.
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[Small-Business]


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Two local business owners have held fast to the idea that convenience is worth paying for.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


And that has paid off for Colors on Parade owners Phil Barker and Mike Klimchuk -- who decided to take their car repair shop on the road.
They've been in business for 10 years and continue to grow.
With a fleet of 12 trucks and a staff of 13 their goal is to underprice and outperform traditional body shops.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Most of the small]

((PHIL BARKER/COLORS ON PARADE: MOST OF THE SMALL DENTS, PARKING LOT DINGS, HAIL DAMAGE, WE CAN TAKE OUT WITHOUT HAVING TO REPAINT, AND CUSTOMER RESPONSE HAS BEEN GOOD.))
[SUPER=01-Phil Barker/Colors on Parade Co-Owner]
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[OUT Q=been good.]
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Each borrowed money from family members to take the business on the road.
They encourage others to take the same risk they did if it's something they are passionate about.
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[Car-Hospital]


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A car goes into a hospital-- but it's not just another accident...
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Indianapolis, IN]

It's part of a rehabiliation program at Saint Margaret's hospital in Indianapolis. A new program will help patients who need physical therapy for injuries that interfere with their everyday lives. And that car that was hoisted five floors today will be just one part of the program that will feature a market for shopping and a working kitchen.
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[S-Extra]


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Hoop highlights tonight as the Tech men finally break the Big East, jinx the Uva men, Dazzle and Roanoke women hit the skids. Plus, it's national signing day and we're talking with Beamer, Groh and others. But first not everyone did what they said they were going to do today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/January 14; :00]

Back on January 14th, highly touted quarterback Patrick Dosh from Benedictine high school in Richmond announced he was going to Tech. In fact he even showed up at his newsconference wearing a Tech jersey to make his verbal commitment. This morning he changed his mind as he signed scholarship papers to attend the University of Florida.
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[S-East]


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We begin this segment in the Big East the conference that has been a house of horrors for the Tech men's basketball team. That is, until last night.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Eagles vs. Hokies - espnplus; :00]

With three second left in the Hokies home game with Boston College and the score tied at 73. Brian Chase finds Carlos Dixon in the corner. He pump fakes and then bangs in a three pointer to give Tech a 76-to-73 win.
[SUPER=33-Boston College/73/Virginia Tech/76;]

Dixon led all scorers with 19 as Rick Stokes team snaps a 10 game losing skid and the fans storm the floor at the Cassell. Tech had lost 18 straight Big East games.
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[S-ACC]


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The Virginia Cavaliers have now lost four straight games. Last night the 10th ranked Cavs were beaten handily in Raleigh as NC State sweeps the season series with the Cavs.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Raleigh, NC/espn2; :00]

For the second straight game turnovers killed the Cavs. Virginia turned the ball over 20 times just as did on Sunday against Missouri. Anthony Grundy also put a hurtin' on UVa as he scored a team high 25 points.
[SUPER=33-Virginia/68/N. C. State/85;]

NC State gets the 85-to-68 win. UVa now just 4-and-5 in the ACC.
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[TALENT=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD ACC]

Travis Watson played huge for the Cavs with 29 points and 12 rebounds.

[S-Roanoke]


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In the ODAC last night the Roanoke women hosted Emory & Henry.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Emory & Henry vs. Roanoke; :00]

There was about two inches of snow on the ground in Emory when the game tipped off in Salem. And the local girls from Emory would make their presence felt. Erin Connelly makes the steal to make Roanoke do an about face and Jenny Gibson gets the hoop. She had a dozen points. Roanoke would keep it tight throughout as Katrina Williams runs the floor and drops in two of her nine points.
[SUPER=33-Emory & Henry/64/Roanoke/61;]

But Roanoke had to play from behind all night long as Dawn Chewning - the Byrd Product- hit three triples last night as the Wasps beat the Maroons 64-to-61.
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[S-Dazzle]


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The Roanoke Dazzle has been redhot of late and last night they got a chance to extend their winning streak against last place Fayetteville.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Fayetteville vs. Roanoke; :00]

Fayetteville played a game Tuesday night, but still out dueled the Dazzle most of the evening leading by as many as 18 points. Omar Cook hit for 15 as five Patriots hit in double figures.
[super=33-Fayetteville/85/Roanoke/69;]

Roanoke gets this jams from Martin Lewis, but shoots just 39 percent from the floor as loses 85-to-69
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[S-Tech]


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[GRAPHIC=NATIONAL SIGNING DAY]


National signing day for high school players and
[GRAPHIC=TECH FOOTBALL]

The Virginia Tech Hokies signed 20 players yesterday including 11 players who have earned either high school or junior college all-america status. And the Hokies focused inside the state border.
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[IN Q=I THINK WE'VE HAD....]
[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Va. Tech Head Coach; :00]
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[OUT Q=...HERE AT VIRGINIA TECH.']
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[S-Groh]


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The University of Virginia produced what most are calling the best recruiting class in school history. Yesterday afternoon head Al Groh talked about Virginia' 26 signees.
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[IN Q=bite...]
[SUPER=01-Al Groh/ UVa Head Coach; :00]
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[OUT Q=...on campus."]
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[S-Virginia]


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]

The Cavaliers also picked up several local players including versatile Cave Spring athlete Tom Hagan, who signed his letter of intent this afternoon with his parents by his side. The Honor Student was recruited for his punting and kicking ability, but Hagan can do it all. He's thrilled to be part of such a highly touted class.
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Hagan, who is also a starter and leader on the Cave Spring varsity basketball team, will also play baseball at Virginia for Dennis Womack.
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[S-Liberty]


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No one had a more diverse day than Liberty high school. The Minutemen sent a player to Tech and another to UVa at the same time.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford; :00]

Inside the school's library this morning the two sides got along just fine as six-three defensive lineman Chris Burnett signed to play Beamer Ball in Blacksburg. His good friend and teammate Damian Spradlin inked papers to play for Al Groh.
It was a momentous day for the Minutemen.
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[IN Q=IT'S A VERY...]
[SUPER=01-Scott Abell/Liberty Head Coach; :00]
[SUPER=01-Chris Burnett/Signs To Play at Va. Tech; :12]
[SUPER=01-Damian Spradlin/Signs To Play at UVa; :25]
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[OUT Q=...national championship."]
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[S-Glass]


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EC Glass also sent one of its players up route 29 to Charlottesville.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg;:00]

Hilltopper lineman Brad Butler signed with the Cavs. Butler says Al Groh and his young staff made his choice an easy one.
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[SOT]
[IN Q="GREAT...]
[SUPER=01-Brad Butler/Signs With UVa; :00]
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[OUT Q=...NO NONSENSE DECISION."]
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[S-White]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-111]
[GRAPHIC=NAT'L SIGNING DAY]


One on the most publicized players in the area made his college choice official today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Daleville; :00]

Jared White, the man who holds the all-time career reception mark in the state of Virginia confirmed that he is headed to Boston University. The Lord Botetourt star, who had 231 catches in his career signed a scholarship worth around $150 thousand dollars. White, who is also an excellent student plans to major in engineering. He also is an outstanding place kicker.
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[S-Other]


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VMI announced the signing of 5 players this afternoon including Jonathan Wilson from Rockbridge County high school and Justin Huggard from Robert E. Lee high school in Staunton.

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After helping pull off one one of the biggest upsets in Super Bowl history, one of the New England Patriots will tonight make his Late Show debut.
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Patriots place-kicker Adam Vinatieri will visit with David Letterman tonight. Vinatierei, a clutch performer who'd never missed a field goal attempt in a dome, won the Superbowl last weekend with a last second kick through the uprights at the Superdome.
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[OUT Q=It was a lot of fun.]
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The Patriots defeated the Rams 20-17 for their first Super Bowl Championship. (------------)