[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

Virginia lawmakers edit the Governor's budget.
But Mark Warner says some of their changes won't fly.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

And Ward Burton makes Virginia proud as he takes the checkered flag at Daytona.
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[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]

Tonight on News 7 Sports, lots of racing as we look back Daytona and remember Dale Earnhardt on the one year anniversary of his death.
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[VO-NAT]

And the Express can only get this one goal this afternoon as first place Trenton proves to be too much to handle at the Roundhouse.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


If You like a changing weather story, standby. We've got a change every other day this week. Details just ahead.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 4-SHot]


News 7 is next.
[Video-Open]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=Video Open]



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[SOT 14:53:09]
[IN Q=If there are ways ]

((IF THERE ARE WAYS THAT THE HOUSE AND SENATE BUDGETS CAN IMPROVE UPON MY BUDGET AMENDMENTS, I'LL BE HAPPY TO LOOK AT THEM. THERE ARE A COUPLE OF THINGS I FIND AT THE OUTSET THAT I CAN'T ACCEPT.))
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=can't accept.]
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Budget deals and bipartisanship are out the window
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


As House and Senate spending plans draw fire...
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


Good evening, I'm Shannon Young.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


And I'm Keith Humphry.
[XGR-Budget]
[NEWSCAST=]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=01-56 TC1:33:60]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


They started the General Assembly session with a budget framework, and a promise of bipartisanship.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


But on the day after House and Senate Committees released their own spending plans... the Governor, lawmakers in both houses and on both sides of the aisle are busy staking out their positions.
[DOUBLE BOXES=KEith-Shannon & JoeD/State Microwave;]


Tonight, as Joe Dashiell reports, there is no shortage of criticism.
[LIVE= JoeD /FULL State Microwave]
[SUPER=@joe1;]


Keith and Shannon, no one' s predicting a repeat of last year's budget meltdown, but at this point we have several competing proposals and no consensus.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=So I think basically]
[SUPER=@wilkins; :00]
[SUPER=03-Richmond; :10]
[SUPER=01-Del. Kristen Amundson/(D) Mt. Vernon; :31]
[SUPER=01-Del. Jack Reid/(R) Henrico; :40]
[SUPER=@markwarner; 1:02]
[RUNS=1:24]
[OUT Q=can't abide by those kind of cuts as well.]
(([SOT 11:52:52]
[IN Q=So i think basically our goals]

((SO BASICALLY OUR GOALS, ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TOGETHER THAT WE CAN WORK SOMETHING OUT, BUT THE DEVIL IS ALWAYS IN THE DETAIL.)) [RUNS:09]
[OUT Q=always in the detail]


House Speaker Vance Wilkins believes he has a good budget in bad times... a spending plan that preserves core services and provides a pay raise for state employees and teachers, without raiding the transportation trust fund.
But as the bill reached the floor, Democrats questioned whether public education was taking more than its share of the cuts.
[SOT]
[IN Q=]

[01:29:26] ((DEL. KRISTEN AMUNDSON: AND I WOULD JUST LIKE TO SAY ON BEHALF OF MANY OF US WHO CARE VERY MUCH ABOUT EDUCATION THAT WE NEED TO LOOK VERY CAREFULLY AT THE CHOICES WE HAVE MADE.)) [01:33:56 :13] ((DEL. JACK REID:THE FACT IS PER PUPIL SPENDING, PER PUPIL ALLOCATION IN 03 IT'S 8.5 PERCENT MORE THAN IT WAS IN THE LAST BIENNIUM.))
[RUNS=]
[OUT Q=last biennium.]


Governor Warner says he has problems with both budget bills... criticizing cuts in economic development and terrorism preparedness.
[SOT 14:54:10]
[IN Q=It's like having a business]

((IT'S LIKE HAVING A BUSINESS WHEN ITS SALES WERE DOWN, SUDDENLY CUT DOWN ON MARKETING. THAT MAKES NO COMMON SENSE. THERE WERE ALSO PROPOSALS IN BOTH BUDGETS TO CUT DOWN ON OUR ANTI-TERRORISM INITIATIVES. I THINK IN LIGHT OF THE PRESIDENT'S CALL THAT THE STATES STEP UP WITH THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO PROTECT HOMELAND SECURITY, I CAN'T ABIDE BY THOSE KIND OF CUTS AS WELL.)) [RUNS:24]
[OUT Q=those kind of cuts as well.]))
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[LIVE=joeD /FULL State Microwave]


Both houses must complete work on their own budget bills by midnight tomorrow.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Keith-Shannon & joeD/State Microwave]


Then Keith and Shannon we'll have more give and take and hopefully a budget compromise in the next three weeks.

[Tech-Budget]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=02-01 TC53:18]
[GRAPHIC=Virginia Tech]


Virginia Tech officials say budget numbers are translating into job cuts at the University.
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[VO-NAT :18.5]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

Spokesman Larry Hincker estimates 250-positions at Tech will need to be eliminated to help meet budget reductions. Hincker says the cuts will reach all levels including instructional positions, outreach personnel and other staff. But he says efforts will be made to protect the academic division.
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[SOT 2:52:00]
[IN Q=well we knew]

((LARRY HINCKER/VIRGINIA TECH SPOKESMAN; WELL WE KNEW...80-PERCENT OF OUR BUDGET ARE PERSONNEL COSTS SO IN ORDER TO MEET A REDUCTION TARGET THAT WERE TALKING ABOUT 25 TO 30 MILLION DOLLAR RANGE WERE GOING TO HAVE TO AFFECT POSITIONS SOMEHOW.))
[SUPER=01-Larry Hincker/Virginia Tech Spokesman;]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=POSITIONS SOMEHOW.]
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[VO-NAT]

Hincker says at this point each department dean is preparing budget reduction scenarios.
He says the ultimate impact and exact location of cuts may not be known until late April or May.
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[Burton]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=01-57 TC1:28:04]
[GRAPHIC=Ward Burton]


Since he first started turning laps at the local speedway, NASCAR's Number 22 has always been Number One in the hearts of South Boston residents.
Steve Smallshaw tells us nobody was more excited about Ward Burton's victory in the Daytona 500 yesterday than his hometown friends and family.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=Buster D'Amato is]
[SUPER=03-South Boston; :00]
[SUPER=01-Buster D'Amato/Friend; :08]
[SUPER=01-Cathy Rice/South Boston Speedway; :38]
[SUPER=01-Brian Burton/Brother; 1:00]
[SUPER=01-Larry Roller/Friend; 1:09]
[SUPER=@ssm2; 1:20]
[RUNS=1:24]
[OUT Q=News7, South Boston.]

(( Buster D'Amato is probably the only South Boston resident who will lose money because Ward Burton won the Daytona 500.
[SOT 11:08:25]

((BUSTER D'AMATO/FRIEND: I TOLD HIM LAST WEEK, I SAID 'IF YOU WIN THE RACE, I GUESS I'M GOING TO HAVE TO SHOOT YOUR TRUCK FOR YOU, PAINT IT, SO I GUESS I'M GOING TO HAVE TO DO THAT. Reporter: For free? D'AMATO: WELL, HE TOLD ME HE DIDN'T WANT TO SPEND ANY MORE MONEY ON IT, SO I GUESS I'M GOING TO HAVE TO DO IT FOR FREE..))
[RUNS= 11]
[OUT Q=for free.]


D'Amato's loss is South Boston's gain.
When Burton grabbed the checkered flag Sunday, his victory sent shockwaves through his hometown 500 miles away.
At the South Boston Speedway, you can sit in either the Ward Burton or the Elliot Sadler grandstand overlooking the track where both men first started hitting the gas and turning left.
[SOT 11:22:47]

((CATHY RICE/SOUTH BOSTON SPEEDWAY: KNOWING THAT THE TWO GUYS GOT STARTED HERE MEANS A LOT, THAT'S SHOWING THAT YES, SOUTH BOSTON IS ON THE MAP, AND WE'RE TICKLED TO DEATH.))
[RUNS= 08]
[OUT Q=tickled to death.]


Like any other town, racing fans here have their favorite drivers or cars they pull for on Sundays.. but in South Boston, they say, everybody is a Burton fan.
That's especially true now that they have a Daytona 500 champion living in their midst.
[SOT 11:30:36]

((BRIAN BURTON/BROTHER: SOUTH BOSTON'S A SMALL LITTLE COMMUNITY, EVERYBODY KNOWS EVERYBODY, YOU WOULD NEVER DREAM THAT SOMETHING LIKE THIS WOULD HAPPEN.))
[RUNS= 09]
[OUT Q=would happen.]
[SOT 11:34:51]

((LARRY ROLLER/FRIEND: LAST NIGHT, WHEN THE RACE WAS OVER, WE WEREN'T JUMPING UP AND DOWN AND GOING 'WARD BURTON WON THE DAYTONA 500', WE WAS GOING 'WE WON THE DAYTONA 500', THAT'S THE WAY WE FEEL.))
[RUNS= 10]
[OUT Q=way we feel.]


Ward Burton probably feels the same way.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, South Boston.))

[Wood-Brothers]


[ANCHOR=KEith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=jmi]
[TAPE#=01-54 TC1:52:20]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Wood Brothers Racing in Patrick County is also celebrating yesterday's race.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Patrick Co.]


That's where Elliot Sadler's car came from.
But Wood family members aren't letting the number two finish go to their heads... they've already gone to work preparing for this weekend's race at Rockingham.
The Wood Brothers are hopeful the season will continue to be fast paced.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The race itself]

((EDDIE WOOD/WOOD BROTHERS: THE RACE IS TH EASISTER PART OF IT... AND GO ON.))
[SUPER=01-Eddie Wood/Wood Brothers Racing]
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=and go on.]
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[VO-NAT]


Wood says the team's bad practice runs and poor qualifier made them work twice as hard to perform well during the race itself.
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[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=SHannon 2-Shot]
[SS=NONE]


It's taken Southwest Virginia by storm... and left a tidal wave of crime in its wake.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


We'll begin our in-depth look at Oxycontin next on Next on News 7 at Six...
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[VO-NAT]

as we hear one man's story of abuse, arrest and making amends.
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[1-OxyContin]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=01-59 TC02:04]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

Many people in pain consider OxyContin a miracle drug.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

But the drug's also widely mis-used, especially in southwest Virginia for some reason.
[ANCHOR=Keith]
[GRAPHIC=Oxycontin]

[***ANCHOR TAG***] This week, Teresa Hamilton examins OxyContin abuse in a series of reports titled, "A Dose of Trouble."
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[SOT]
[IN Q=22- year old ]
[SUPER=03-Dublin; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jason Davis/OxyContin Addict; :10 quick!]
[SUPER=@Teresa1; 1:08]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski; 1:19]
[SUPER=01-Jim Davis/Pulaski Co. Sheriff; 1:33 quick]
[RUNS=2:07]
[OUT Q=Hamilton, NEWS 7.]

((22- year old Jason Davis is paying a four-year price behind bars for his addiction to the potent painkiller, OxyContin.
(//sot////)
[sot 00:5:23]
[in q=The drugs meant ]

((JASON DAVIS: THE DRUGS MEANT MORE TO ME THAN MY KIDS, MY WIFE, MY MOTHER.))
[runs= 05]
[out q= my mother. ]

At first Davis snorted OxyContin. Then a friend convinced him to start injecting it.
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[sot]
[in q=It was ]

((IT WAS A RUSH AND I JUST LIKE THE FIRST TIME I DID IT I FELL IN LOVE WITH IT, I GUESS.))
[runs= 07]
[out q = in love with it, i guess.]

Soon Davis was hooked on OxyContin. He says he tried to stop-- but coming off the drug is hard. Davis says when you try to quit you miss the high and become physically sick-- so he kept using.
(//sot////)
[sot 00:29:10]
[in q=I had ]

((I HAD A DOCTOR WRITE ME 90- 40 MILLIGRAM OXYCONTIN FOR NO REASON, NO X-RAYS, NO NOTHING.))
[runs= 08]
[out q= no nothing.]

When Davis returned to Pulaski, he sold some of his pills to an informant and was questioned by police. But Davis was soon back on the streets-- and in need of another fix. That's when he used a pellet gun to rob a drug dealer-- a decision that would send him to prison.
(////sot////)
[sot 00:22:34]
[In q= The way i ]

((THE WAY I STOLE OFF MY FAMILY AND HURT EVERYBODY IT WAS JUST A DARK TIME.))
[runs= 06]
[out q= just a dark time. ]

[take su] Davis is sharing his story here at the New River Regional Jail in hopes of helping other OxyContin addicts, like himself, realize they're not alone. [end su] In Pulaski County- police say arrests for crack cocaine and marijuana have dropped dramatically. Here- the drug of choice among addicts and dealers is the prescription painkiller OxyContin. A drug that's easy to find-- and profitable when sold on the streets.
(////sot///////)
[sot ]
[in q= In Pulaski County ]

((IN PULASKI COUNTY, IT'S SOMEWHAT OF A SMALL EPIDEMIC I WOULD THINK.))
[runs= 05]
[out q= i would think.]

Sheriff Jim Davis, who's no relation to Jason, says 50 - to 60 percent of crime here is related to OxyContin abuse. Jason Davis used to be part of the problem-- but says those days are over.
(////sot////)

[nat sound 00:44:35] ((I ASK LORD THAT YOU BLESS JASON'S FAMILY.))
[RUNS= 04]
[OUT Q = jason's family.]

For Jason- it took jail and religion to come clean.... as more and more people become hooked on a drug that's heaven for some and hell for others. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7.))
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[anchor=Keith]
[ss=HOLD]

Tomorrow night-- the story of a local man who snorts OxyContin and has not been able to kick the habit. We'll also hear from a woman who says narcotics are a godsend for those under a doctor's care.

[Falwell-Suit]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=02-02 TC30:42]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Attorneys for the Reverend Jerry Falwell call it "a big step in the right direction".. the state Senate today passed a bill that would eliminate the limit on how much land a church can own.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/File Tape]


Falwell is suing the state over the land restrictions AND the law that forbids churches from incorporating.
He's building a new sanctuary for Thomas Road Baptist Church on 60 acres of land in Lynchburg.. but state law limits churches to just 15 acres.
Attorney General Jerry Kilgore says the law is probably unconstitutional.. the repeal must now clear the House of Delegates.
Falwell's suit challenging the corporation rules is still moving forward in federal court.
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[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=Stock Market]


The Stock Market was closed today to mark the President's Day holiday.
It will reopen tomorrow.

[Tease#2]



[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]


He's sent U-S troops into battle and tried to stop the battles of the Middle East.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
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[VO-NAT]


Now General Anthony Zinni is passing that experience on to students in Western Virginia.
We'll hear from him when News 7 returns.
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[Bailey]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=mjo]
[TAPE#=02-08 TC22:05]
[GRAPHIC=None]


A man shot to death outside a Roanoke restaurant last week got a rousing farewell today....
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[NATSOT 13:19:18 - :20]
[IN Q=SINGING: Victory]

((SINGING: VICTORY TODAY IS MINE.))
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]
[RUNS=:03]
[OUT Q=Victory today is mine.]
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[VO-NAT]


More than 300 people packed into a Northwest Roanoke church for Keith Bailey's funeral.
The 41-year-old was shot during a scuffle outside O'Charley's Restaurant last Tuesday.
A federal drug enforcement agent from Texas has been charged with murder.
As friends and family celebrated Bailey's life, they also called for justice.
(///// SOT /////)
[BUMP SOTS]
[IN Q=We are looking]
[SOT 13:17:00 - :11]

((REV. JOSEPH MAYO/FRIEND: WE ARE LOOKING AT OUR JUSTICE SYSTEM... HOPEFULLY JUSTICE WILL BE SERVED, RIGHT WILL BE DONE.))
[SOT 14:18:36 - :42]

((MIKE WASHINGTON/FRIEND: I FELT LIKE MY FRIEND, MY BROTHER, MY PAL... HE WENT OUT LIKE A HERO. 'CAUSE A LOT OF PEOPLE LOVED HIM.))
[SUPER=01-Rev. Joseph Mayo/Friend; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mike Washington/Friend; :12 QUICK!]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=people loved him.]
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[VO-NAT]


Friends described Bailey as a high-spirited family man.
He worked as a furniture mover and coached a youth basketball team in his spare time.
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[Zinni]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=01-58 TC1:18:03]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Military leader, peace envoy and now: V-M-I Professor.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington]

Retired Marine Corps General Anthony Zinni teaches a course called: "Ethics and National Security." He tells the cadets that PERSONAL diplomacy remains a key factor in international affairs.
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[SOT 2:26:30]
[IN Q=You really have to]

((YOU REALLY HAVE TO BUILD PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS... BUT HAVE TO AVOID MAKING JUDGEMENTS ON PERSONALITIES.))
[SUPER=01-Gen. Anthony Zinni/US Marine Corps (Ret.)]
[RUNS=26]
[OUT Q=judgements on personalities.]
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[VO-NAT]

Zinni is America's Special Peace Envoy in the Middle East. Before retiring from the Marine Corps, General Zinni served as Commander- in- Chief of the U-S Central Command in the Mid- and Near East, responsible for all American troops in that region of the world.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]

Tonight on the Big 7, the Express skates at home this afternoon, Al Groh shakes up his coaching staff with new assignments. The Virginians rock Daytona.
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[VO-NAT]

But tonight many fans will remember Dale Sr. - on this the one year anniversary of his passing.
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[S-Express]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-111 5514TC]
[GRAPHIC=EXPRESS]

We begin tonight on the Roundhouse rink, as the Express took on Trenton today in a rare afternoon weekday game.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Trenton vs. Express; :00]

The Express-Titans game today was one of three matinees in the East Coast Hockey League. The Northeast Division leaders would strike first. Take a look at the sharp, no-nonsense passing as Chris Zultek fires it in from straight on for the one to nothing lead in the first period. Roanoke, which is trying to put the heat on the Titans from second place in the division would tie the game in the second as Pete Gardiner drills in the centering pass from the left corner. It's 1-all. Trenton will come back later in the period to make it a 2-to-1 game on Dan Carney's all out hustle play
[SUPER=38-Trenton/4/Roanoke/1;]

on a puck that should have been cleared. The Express loses 4-to-1.
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[Anchor=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=EXPRESS]

Folks, Roanoke is not home again until March 15th.

[S-Ward]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-115 4129TC]
[GRAPHIC=WARD BURTON]


The biggest winner in this state today is Ward Burton. Already you've seen how proud the folks in South Boston are of their native son's accomplishments. And Ward himself is pretty tickled to get Dodge back in victory lane in Daytona for the first time since 1974.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=BITE]
[SUPER=01-Ward Burton & Son Jeb/Daytona 500 Champ; :00]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=...THIS RACE TEAM."]
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[S-Sadler]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-118 1522TC]
[GRAPHIC=WOOD BROTHERS]


Had Elliott Sadler been able to get around Burton and win, the Wood Brothers would have picked up their fifth Daytona 500 victory. As it is, the Woods are thrilled to come home second after a "Speedweeks" that was grueling in more ways than one.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=bite]
[SUPER=01-Eddie Wood/Wood Brothers Team Owner; :00]
[SUPER=01-Len Wood/Wood Brothers Team Owner; :12]
[RUNS=:27]
[OUT Q=...DIDN'T BACK DOWN."]
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[S-Dale]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-108 12423TC]
[GRAPHIC=DALE OBIT]


Despite all the excitement, many fans know that today marks the one year anniversary of Dale Earnhardt's death. No one is aware of that more than his youngest son, Dale Junior.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=THERE ARE DAYS...]
[SUPER=01-Dale Earnhardt, Jr./Budweiser Chevy Driver; :00]
[RUNS=:27]
[OUT Q=...AT ALL."]
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[VO-NAT con't]
[SUPER=03-Pineville, NC/February 22, 2001;]

Junior says the biggest surprise during this entire year, that has now passed, has been the friendship, sympathy and support his fellow drivers and their families have shown him.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q="AS COMPETITORS...]
[RUNS=:35]
[OUT Q=...my life."]
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[Anchor=mike]
[graphic=hold obit]

A candlelight vigil is scheduled for tonight at Dale Earnhardt Incorporated in Mooresville, North Carolina from seven to midnight.

[S-ODAC]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-112 5404TC]
[GRAPHIC=ODAC]


The Old Dominion Athletic Conference's men's basketball championship game is set for tonight at seven at the Salem Civic Center.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Yesterday;:00]

Randolph-Macon is the favorite. The Yellow Jackets beat Roanoke College yesterday in the semi-finals 71-to-63 to advance to tonight's title game. Macon meets long-time rival Hampden-Sydney. The Tigers topped Emory & Henry 105-to-95 earn their third shot at the Jackets this season. We'll have highlights tonight on News 7 at 11.
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[S-Groh]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=UVA FOOTBALL]


UVa head coach Al Groh announced a couple of coaching changes today. Dan Rocco has been promoted to assistant head coach. He will continue to coach outside linebackers. And defensive line coach Mike London has been given the job of recruiting coordinator.

[S-Bucs]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-113 5228TC]
[GRAPHIC=BUCS]


The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have lured the coach of the Raiders to jump ship.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NFL; :00]

Jon Gruden has decided to take over in Tampa Bay. This afternoon the two sides agreed to a five year contract. It is expected the Bucs will have to give up at least one of their top players and maybe as many as three high draft picks for Gruden, who still had a year left on his contract with the Raiders. Compensation will be announced on Wednesday. (------------)