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Coming up-
Just what rights will the detainees at Guantanamo Bay Cuba Have?
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A man storms a cockpit door on a United Flight today.
Plus when the medals are handed out in Salt Lake the Olympians will get something made in Virginia.
Plus an Ivy League award for Sara Jessica Parker-
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News 7 is next.

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The Geneva Convention protects captured soldiers, but it won't protect Al-Qaeda terrorists in U-S custody.
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[Afghanistan]


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That's the announcement from the White House today....
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Guantanamo Bay, Cuba]

even as 28 new detainees arrived at Guantanamo Bay Cuba
All Taliban detainees will be afforded certain legal and human rights under the Geneva Convention.
Al-Qaeda prisoners won't, but even so, the White House says they'll be treated the same as before.
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[IN Q=They will be]

((ARI FLEISCHER/WHITE HOUSE SPOKESMAN; THEY WILL BE AFFORDED EVERY COURTESY AND EVERY VALUE THAT THIS NATION APPLIES TO TREATING PEOPLE WELL WHILE THEY'RE IN OUR CUSTODY. SO, IT WILL NOT CHANGE, THEIR MATERIAL LIFE, ON A DAY-TO-DAY BASIS. ))
[SUPER=01-Ari Fleischer/White House Spokesman]
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[OUT Q=day-to-day basis.]
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Both Taliban and Al-Qaeda detainees will continue to receive three meals-a-day, medical care, clothing, shelter, showers, and worship time.
But they will not be officially designated prisoners-of-war which would provide them even greater legal protections.
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[SS=HOLD]


Meanwhile, Iran says it's holding an undisclosed number of Taliban supporters and may put them on trial.
Iran's intelligence minister says they were captured near the border with Afghanistan.
U-S officials have accused the Iranians of harboring Afghan militants.

[Kandahar-Firefighters]


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Half a world away- in the dusty city of Kandahar, Afghanistan- the local firemen claim solidarity with firefighters in the United States.
But as Drew Levinson reports, the firefighters there have life quite differently- with three trucks and only one that works.
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[SUPER=01-Drew Levinson/Reporting; :46]
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((This is Kandahar's Fire department, its ONLY fire department. With a population of more than 200-thousand people, Afghanistan's second largest city has but three trucks and only one works. GHULAM HAZRAT/FIRE CHIEF: WE HAVE NOTHING WE NEED EVERYTHING FROM THE BEGINNING WE HAVE JUST FIREFIGHTERS, BUT NOTHING ELSE. On this day the firefighters showed us the departments antiquated equipment. From its outdated suits to its water gun
s---water guns that shoot more like water pistols.

Everything here is at least a quarter-century old it makes fighting an out of control blaze nearly impossible. DREW LEVINSON: AND THE FIRE DEPARTMENT HAS ANOTHER BIG OBSTACLE TO OVERCOME SOMETHING YOU REALLY WOULDN'T EXPECT. THE FIRE DEPARTMENT DOESN'T HAVE ANY WATER, SO BEFORE THEY CAN GO FIGHT A FIRE THEY MUST GO TO THE WELL, AND THE WELL IS 10 MINUTES AWAY. And then says the fire chief it takes nearly 45 minutes to fill up the tank on the truck. Still the 12 man staff does what it can to control the fires. HAZRAT: IF WE DIE, WE DIE TRYING TO SAVE THE PEOPLE FROM THE FIRE. That's the same mantra the New York firefighters had on September 11th. The chief says he feels the pain for those he considers his brethren half a world away. To him a firefighter is a firefighter no matter if he has state of the art equipment or just one truck. Drew Levinson, CBS News, Kandahar.))

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A harrowing flight for passengers on their way from Miami to Buenos Aires, Argentina- when a man tried to force his way into the cockpit.
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[VO-22]
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United Airlines Flight was five hours into its journey when the 28 year old suddenly rushed forward and began kicking the locked cockpit door.
The suspect smashed through a lower door panel and began crawling into the cockpit headfirst-
But the co-pilot grabbed an emergency ax from behind his seat and hit the man in the head.
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((JAN BOYER/PASSENGER: A GROUP OF US INCLUDING PASSENGERS AND CREW TRIED TO RESTRAIN HIM. ))
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The banker from Uruguay was then subdued and handcuffed.
The FBI says he has no known connection to terrorists. He will be returned to the U-S to face charges.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=Airplane safety]


Today's incident underscores a persistent need for more security in the air
Airlines are now under FAA orders to install grenade proof doors on all six-thousand passenger planes.

[Van-Ban]


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Twice it came up for a vote... and twice it came up short.
Today, the legislation that would have banned the use of 15- passenger vans to transport public school students failed in the House of Delegates.
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[SUPER=04-July 1, 2001;]


House Bill 460 was a response to the church van accident last July that killed Jessika Lewis and injured several others.
In committee, lawmakers had narrowed the focus to exempt private schools, but the measure still faced strong opposition on the floor.
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[IN Q=I hope the bill passes]

((DEL. MORGAN GRIFFITH: I HOPE THE BILL PASSES, BUT WHETHER IT PASSES OR NOT, I HOPE THAT THE ATTENTION THAT HAS BEEN BROUGHT BY THIS BILL WILL ALERT EVERYONE THESE ARE CARGO VANS, NOT PEOPLE VANS AND THAT THEY REALLY OUGHT TO BE USED FOR CARGO AND OUGHT NOT TO BE USED FOR TRANSPORTING HUMAN BEINGS.))
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[OUT Q=transportation of human beings.]
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The measure failed by a single vote the first time, and by two votes when Griffith managed to bring it up again. Barring an unexpected political maneuver, supporters of the ban will have to wait until next year.

[Warner]


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The State Senate has moved to block some of the appointments Governor Jim Gilmore made before leaving office.
Senate Republicans have been at odds with Gilmore since last year, and tonight they rejected 27 of the appointments he made in the final days of his term.
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[VO-NAT 18.5]
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Earlier, it was Governor Warner who took up the issue of appointments.
He announced a new commission that will review candidates for the governing boards of Virginia's public colleges and universities.
With the college presidents standing behind him, Warner said he hopes to take politics out of higher education.
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[IN Q=Basically, we're expanding]

((GOV. MARK WARNER: BASICALLY WE'RE EXPANDING THE NET BY HAVING THIS COMMISSION IN PLACE. TO TRY TO GO OUT AND REACH OUT AND FIND PEOPLE WHO MIGHT OTHERWISE NOT COME THROUGH THE PROCESS, SO WE CAN GET THE BEST PEOPLE POSSIBLE TO SERVE ON THESE FINE INSTITUTION BOARDS.))
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[OUT Q=on these fine institution boards.]
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During the news conference, Warner also indicated that more bad financial news is on the way.
Next week, Warner will brief lawmakers on January revenues and it appears the numbers will fall below estimates once again.
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[Neely]


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Former Christiansburg Attorney Keith Neely will not get a new trial. The same judge who presided over the federal jury trial nine years ago today adopted the recommendation of a federal magistrate who reviewed the case last summer. Neely has served almost six years of a ten year sentence for his part in a drug conspiracy and money laundering scheme.

[Pulaski-Fire]


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Three fire departments battled a blaze in Pulaski today.
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Officials say an electrical short in the microwave started the flames in this building on Memorial Drive just after 10 this morning. No one was injured and firefighters rescued a cat. Crews from Pulaski, Newbern and Dublin were all on scene. The building's owner says he does have insurance.
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((WILLIAM LINEBERRY/BUILDING OWNER; ONE UNIT IS TOTALLY DESTROYED AND ANOTHER LOOKS LIKE PARTIALLY DESTROYED AND SMOKE DAMAGE THROUGHOUT THE WHOLE BUILDING.))
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Fire officials say that damage is estimated at 40-thousand dollars.
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[Recall]


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450-thousand baseboard heaters are being recalled .. because an electrical problem can start fires.
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[TAKE FS Board 1000]
Honeywell Consumer Products is recalling model "H-Z-514" H-C-P models. They're 40 inches long and eight inches tall. [Next board 1001]
The heaters were sold in department stores and home centers from October 1997 through January of last year. The price ranged between 30 and 50 dollars. [Next board 1002]
The Consumer Product Safety Commission says consumers can call this number, 800-311-4204, for instructions on mailing the heaters back for a free replacement.
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A group hoping to find a missing California girl casts new suspicion on her own father.
That's next on News Seven.
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((Hey sports fans this is Roy Stanley up the street at Virginia Western tonight the Blue Stars beat Patrick Henry Community College, Duke avenges its only loss of the season beating Florida State, The Recruiting is over Mike Stevens checks in with the count from Virginia and Virginia Tech and the late Dale Earnhardt was honored today with a statue outside Daytona U-S-A.
All that and more in sports.))
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[Missing-Girl]


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There is still no sign of a little girl who has been missing seven days.....
And one group wants police to investigate seven year old Danielle van Dam's family more closely.
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The Millennium Fund for Children made the request after representatives looked around the girl's bedroom and found a disturbing note to her father.
The group has offered a 10-thousand dollar reward to help find the girl...
Danielle vanished from her bedroom without a trace February first.
Her parents say they tucked her in Friday night and that was the last time they saw their daughter.
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((BRENDA VAN DAM/MOTHER OF MISSING GIRL: JUST LET HER GO, DROP HER OFF SOMEWHERE AND LET HER COME HOME AND BE WITH HER FAMILY THAT'S WHERE SHE NEEDS TO BE.))
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So far police have focused on a neighbor of the van Dams...
They have searched his home twice and impounded two of his vehicles, but say he is cooperating and not a prime suspect.
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[Enron]


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Plenty of questions about Enron on Capitol Hill today- but lawmakers got very few answers.
As Jim Acosta report, at least four Enron executives plead the fifth.
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((THERE WERE PLENTY OF QUESTIONS ABOUT ENRON TODAY ON CAPITOL HILL ...BUT LAWMAKERS GOT FEW ANSWERS. CORRESPONDENT JIM ACOSTA HAS THE DETAILS. ENRON'S FORMER PRESIDENT JEFFREY SKILLING APOLOGIZED FOR THE ENERGY GIANT'S COLLAPSE -- CHALKING IT UP TO A "RUN ON THE BANKS" -- AN EXPRESSION IN THE FINANCIAL WORLD THAT MEANS INVESTORS LOST CONFIDENCE IN THE CORPORATION AND PULLED OUT THEIR MONEY. SKILLING LEFT ENRON LAST AUGUST BEFORE THE COMPANY WENT BANKRUPT. Jeffrey Skilling, Former Enron President (15:05:21) ``At the time that I left I did not believe the company was in any financial peril.'' I respectfully decline to answer the question." EARLIER IN THE DAY FOUR CURRENT AND FORMER ENRON EXECUTIVES PLEADED THE FIFTH -- INCLUDING EX-CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER ANDREW FASTOW -- THE MAN ACCUSED OF CREATING OFF-THE-BOOKS PARTNERSHIPS THAT HID MASSIVE COMPANY DEBT FROM EMPLOYEES AND INVESTORS. FASTOW SOLD HIS ENRON STOCK AND MADE AT LEAST 30 MILLION DOLLARS. Andrew Fastow, Fmr. Chief Financial Officer "On the advice of counsel, I will not answer the question." SKILLING DENIED KNOWING ABOUT THE DUBIOUS DEALS. Skilling: It was a big company and I couldn't know what was going on in all the divisions." NOT SO SAY OTHER ENRON EXECUTIVES. ONE TOP OFFICIAL SAID HE RAISED THE ISSUE WITH SKILLING -- ONLY TO BE TRANSFERRED TO A DIFFERENT PART OF THE COMPANY. Jeffrey McMahon, Enron Pres. & Chief Operating Officer: ``He's an intense, hands-on person.'' MEMBERS OF CONGRESS CALLED THE MEN WHO ONCE RAN ENRON "ECONOMIC TERRORISTS" -- SAYING THEY DESTROYED "MILLIONS OF DREAMS." Rep. Bobby Rush/D-Illinois: Was the selling of your morals worth it? Was the selling of your soul worth it? THE HEARINGS COME ONE WEEK BEFORE FORMER ENRON CHAIRMAN KENNETH LAY IS SCHEDULED TO TESTIFY. HE WAS ISSUED A SUBPOENA AFTER REFUSING TO APPEAR. BUT HE TOO IS EXPECTED TO TAKE THE FIFTH. JIM ACOSTA CBS NEWS WASHINGTON.))
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Would you use garlic or spicey food to treat infections and illnesses?
One area college professor says it works in other countries and it could work here.
That's next on News 7.
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And see how the Mountains of Southwest Virginia and the Mountains of Utah are linked by a gold-medal ribbon.
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[WEB-ADDRESS]
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[Web Address Announce] [Pinnacle 4885ess]

[Hollins-Nepal]


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A Hollins professor says that Americans can learn a thing or two about fighting illness from other cultures.
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Every year, Doctor Robin Taylor leaves the classroom and heads to Nepal, to study how people there use plants as medicine.
She visits healers and learns their remedies for common illnesses.
Then, she and her students test them in the lab, to find out how they measure up to Western medicines.
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((ROBIN TAYLOR/HOLLINS BIOLOGY PROFESSOR: OF ALL THE PLANTS THAT I TEST, 85-90% OF THEM WORK IN THE LABORATORY... WHICH TO ME MEANS THAT THESE PEOPLE REALLY KNOW WHAT THEY'RE TALKING ABOUT AND THIS TRADITIONAL MEDICINE REALLY WORKS.))
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Taylor hopes her research in Nepal will help find new ways to treat bacterial infections and other illnesses.
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[Hasty-Pudding]


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Actress Sara Jessica Parker has been honored with Harvard's Hasty pudding award.
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[VO-NAT 17:31:06 13]
[SUPER=03-Cambridge, MA]


Today the actress was paraded through Harvard square- in a red Corvette convertible.
She was then challenged to a dance off- and honored for her work on the award winning HBO comedy- Sex and the City.
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((SARA JESSICA PARKER/ACTRESS: THIS IS MAGNIFICENT. I AM VERY TOUCHED. MY FAMILY IS THRILLED. WE'VE BEEN WAITING FOR THIS FOR MONTHS SO THANK YOU SO MUCH.))
[SUPER=01-Sara Jessica Parker/"Hasty Pudding" Winner;]
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[OUT Q=thank you so much.]
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[vo-nat :09 plus pad]
Hasty pudding is the nation's oldest undergraduate theatrical group.
Actor Bruce Willis will receive the Man of the Year award next week.
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[S-Extra]


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Duke gets the split with Florida State Christiansburg prepares for a big wrestling match with Grundy and news from Daytona.
But first out Extra Point. Los Angeles Laker Center Shaquille O'Neal will sit out the N-B-A All-Star game for a second straight year.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NBA; :]


Pain in his arthritic right big toe will keep Shaq sideline for at least four more games. He can return February 19-th against Boston if the toe is better.
And here are tonight's basketball scores.
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[S-Duke]


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Florida State has been the only team to beat Duke so far this season. Last night, the top ranked Blue Devils returned the favor beating the Seminoles 80 to 49.
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[SUPER=03-Durham, NC/FOX SPORTS; :]


Steve Robinson hoping to beat the Blue Devils one more time.
But Duke's Mike Dunleavy hits two of his 20 points and the Blue Devils trailed by 4.
The Seminoles would keep it close when Trevor Hardy hits the jumper Florida State trailed by 4 at the half.
The Blue Devils opened it up in the second half Carlos Boozer working the inside.
[SUPER=33-Duke#1/80/Florida St./49/; :]


Chris Duhon sealed the win with the three pointer the Blue Devils win it 80 to 49.
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[S-VWCC]


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The Blue Stars of Virginia Western hosted Patrick Henry Community College from Martinsville last night.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/VWCC vs PHCC; :]


The Blue Stars warming up before the tipoff.
Patrick Henry's Jason Callahan takes the pass and hits the trey from the right wing for two.
The Blue Stars come back Kelly Garrett Passes to Cheyney Preston he drive in and scores the basket.
Patrick Henry's Duane Knight takes it down the court and takes it in for the layup cutting into the Western Lead.


[SUPER=33-VWCC/106/PHCC/100/; :]


Western's James Barlow drives to the hoop but after a couple of stops Thomas Johnson gets it inside for the score and The Blue Stars win it 106 to 100.
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[S-Recruits]


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On paper, UVa beat Tech in the just completed football recruiting battle by hauling in a 26 player class that includes four Parade All-Americans. Mike Stevens has more with Frank Beamer and Al Groh.
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(( Al Groh returned to his alma mater last year and took his share of lumps. But this off-season he and his assistants were determined to get better and eventually get even. ((AL GROH/UVA HEAD COACH:)) Groh says many of these recruits including linebacker Ahmad Brooks from CD Hylton will play as freshman. The chance to play, and also play for Groh made a difference. ((AL GROH:)) UVa's best class since Terry Kirby and Chris Slade arrived in 1989 did not go unnoticed in Blacksburg. ((FRANK BEAMER:))
The Hokies signed 20 players in a class led by Marcus Vick. His arrival in Blacksburg had a lot to do with a triangular relationship between Michael Vick, Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb and new tech quarterback coach Kevin Rogers. ((FRANK BEAMER:)) The bottom line is that it's too early to tell which of these classes will pan out to be the best. Recruiting is far from an exact science. Guys like John Engleberger, Corey Moore and Ben Taylor were lightly recruited at best.)) ((FRANK BEAMER:))

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The drivers will be on the track today at Daytona, but yesterday they were busy honoring a legend.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Daytona Beach, FL; :00]

The much anticipated 14 foot tall statue of Dale Earnhardt was unveiled outside of Daytona USA on Speedway Boulevard.

The Bronze statue depicts Earnhardt following his one and only Daytona 500 victory with trophy in one hand and fist in the air. His widow Theresa Earnhardt helped dedicate the piece of art work.
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[OUT Q=...what you give."]
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[VO NAT CON'T] Also yesterday, 22 Winston Cup drivers drew starting positions for Sunday's Budweiser Shootout all-star race. Jeff Gordon, who won the most poles last year went first and drew the last spot, while Kurt Busch gets the pole. Here's how they will line up.
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[Anchor=MIKE]
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The Bud Shootout takes the green flag on Sunday afternoon at 2:15.
That's it for sports, have a great day everybody.


[S-Wrestling]


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Two of Virginia's top wrestling teams will battle this Saturday in Grundy as the Golden Wave hosts Christiansburg.

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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg; :]


The Blue Demons are near the top of the Group Two A rankings. Kevin Dresser's program has grown so much he brought in an assistant in former N-C-Double-A champion from Iowa Darrell Weber (WEBBER).
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vinton/2002 Big Orange; :]


The Blue Demons won the Big Orange wrestling tournament and they're ranked second in the state.
That ranking could increase by one when the Blue Demons face top ranked Grundy on Saturday in Grundy in front of 25 hundred fans.
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[OUT Q=...the favor."]
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[ANCHOR=Roy]


Virginia Western wins at home. More later on Mornin.

[Medal-Ribbon]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=01-55 TC1:55:48]
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Some local workers are taking on an Olympic size job.
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[VO-NAT :18]
[SUPER=03-Hillsville;]

Hillsville's Paxar plant is producing the medal ribbons for this month's Winter Games.
After several designs, the Olympic Committee approved one with three shades of blue that reads Salt Lake 2002 and "light the fire within." Officials say it took about 3-days to make 9-hundred ribbons.
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[SOT 1:45:28 14:30:26]
[IN Q=ITS SOMETHING]

((MARK ADAIR/DIRECTOR OF MANUFACTURING; IT'S SOMETHING WE CAN SHOW OFF OUR LOCAL COMMUNITY THIS SMALL TOWN OF HILLSVILLE CONTRIBUTES TO THE WORLD.)) ((STEVE HOFFMANN/TECHNICAL DIRECTOR; A LOT OF PEOPLE WERE ANXIOUS TO SEE IT MADE OR TO SEE WHAT IT LOOKED LIKE WHEN WE WERE ALL FINISHED WITH IT. ))
[SUPER=01-Mark Adair/Director of Manufacturing; :00]
[SUPER=01-Steve Hoffmann/Technical Director; :06]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=FINISHED WITH IT.]
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[VO-NAT]

The Hillsville plant also made ribbons for the 19-96 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. Paxar is the third largest employer in Carroll County with 164-workers. (-----------)