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[ANCHOR=Jean]

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Coming up on News 7-
The state budget ax falls- just how many jobs will go and what state offices will feel the cuts- We'll have two reports coming up.
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[VO-NAT]


More clues as the search for a serial sniper goes on- Now the military is helping the search.
and a local woman may have West Nile Virus.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 is next.
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[VO-NAT]


State lawmakers react to Governor Warner's plans for trimming state government.
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[ANCHOR =Jean]
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[State-budget]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=02-31 TC1:35:60]
[GRAPHIC=Warner ]


Governor Mark Warner is ordering unprecedented cuts in state government.
The governor laid out his budget-balancing plan to Virginians tonight in a televised address.
Richmond Bureau Chief Meghan Muldoon has more on what the governor and state lawmakers had to say about the state's fiscal crisis.
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[IN Q=I KNOW THIS IS GOING TO HURT]
[SUPER=@MarkWarner; :00]
[SUPER=03-Richmond; :15]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Benjamin Lambert/(D) Richmond; :28]
[SUPER=01-Del. Vincent Callahan/(R) McLean; :34 ]
[SUPER=01-Del. Frank Hall/(D) Richmond; :59]
[SUPER=01-Del. Bill Howell/(R) Stafford Co.; 1:12 ]
[SUPER=01-Del. Marian Van Landingham/(D) Alexandria; 1:24 ]
[SUPER=01-Sen. John Chichester/(R) Fredericksburg; 1:29 ]
[SUPER=@Meghan2; 1:45]
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[OUT Q=WHO WILL LOSE THEIR JOBS.]


In a 25-minute address, Governor Warner outlined his plan for slashing 858-million dollars from the state's budget.
He announced that 18-hundred state employees will be getting pink slips.
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[RUNS:06]
[OUT Q=LOSING THEIR JOBS.]



[SOT 13:00:46]
[IN Q=HE HAS NO ALTERNATIVE]

[RUNS:07]
[OUT Q=PEOPLE'S SALARIES.]


To help close a nearly two billion dollar shortfall, the governor is closing every DMV office one day a week.
Twelve will be shut down permanently.
The state's ABC stores will reduce operating hours and aid to libraries, museums and regional airports will be cut by 15-percent.
[SOT 19:43:35]
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[OUT Q=ENOUGH PAIN TO GO AROUND.]


The governor says he spared -- for now -- public safety and K-12 education.
Republicans said Warner's cuts were not unexpected.
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Warner told Virginians that these cuts are only the first round.
Many lawmakers warned that the more painful cuts are yet to come.
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[OUT Q=OUR BALLPARK NOW.]


Lawmakers will get their chance to enter the game and balance the still-deficit-ridden state budget when their season opens in January.
MM, News 7, Richmond ))

[React-Budget]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=02-44 TC12:08]
[GRAPHIC=Budget Cuts]

State budget cuts will also be hitting Virginia's colleges and universities in a big way. And, faculty and staff won't the only ones suffering the consequences. [***COLLEGE CUTS GRAPHICS***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Teresa /Pulpit;]

Teresa Hamilton just returned from Virginia Tech and joins us now with reaction.
[LIVE= Teresa /FULL Pulpit]
[SUPER=@Teresa1;]

Jean, next month Virginia Tech's board of visitors will be looking at the possibility of raising tuition. It's either increase the cost of attending Virginia Tech or lose hundreds of jobs and quality of education.
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[SUPER=01-Jack Cranford/Associate Professor of Biology; ]
[SUPER=01-Larry Hincker/VT Spokesman; ]
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[OUT Q=programming reductions.]

(( At Virginia Tech-- members of the university's faculty senate gathered to watch the Governor's speech. What they heard was disappointing-- more budget cuts are just around the corner.
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((JACK CRANFORD/ASOCIATE PROFESSOR: AS A RESULT OF THIS LAST BUDGET CUT WE'VE RESTRICTED THE NUMBER OF SECTIONS AND INCREASED CLASS SIZE ON THE LAST GO ROUND OF BUDGET CUTS, WE'RE LOOKING AT THIS NOW, WE'RE GOING TO HAVE TO DO MORE TRIMMING AND I DON'T KNOW WHERE THAT'S GOING TO COME.)) [RUNS12]
[OUT Q=GOING TO COME.]

It's a predicament facing colleges and universities across the state--as they struggle with decreased funding.. According to the Governor-- unless tuition goes UP the state's colleges and universities could lose as many as 45- hundred employees. At Virginia Tech-- the school is considering raising tuition either mid-term or next year in hopes of saving as many as 300 jobs.
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((WE WILL BE TAKING A TUITION INCREASE PROPOSAL TO THE BOARD IN NOVEMBER FOR A YET UNDETERMINED AMOUNT WE KNOW THOUGHT THAT IT'S ONLY GOING TO BE FRACTION OF THE AMOUNT OF MONEY WE'LL BE LOSING SO WE'LL BE LOOKING AT SOME PRETTY SIGNIFICANT PROGRAMING REDUCTIONS.)) [RUNS21]
[OUTQ= PROGRAMING REDUCITONS.]))
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[LIVE= Teresa /FULL Pulpit]

In other words-- students will probably still have to endure larger classes and have fewer courses to chose from.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Teresa /Pulpit;]

Jean, Virginia Tech also suffered another blow tonight... The state is reducing funding for Cooperative Extension-- so 147 extension agents, faculty and related staff will be losing their jobs.

[Business-Budget]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=02-33 TC1:33:45]
[GRAPHIC=Hold Budget Cuts]

Despite budget cuts, some local officials say they're committed to economic development in the Roanoke Valley.
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[VO-NAT :15]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Phil Sparks works to bring new jobs and investments to the region.
[SUPER=@file;]

The Maple Leaf Bakery in Roanoke is a recent success. It employees nearly 2-hundred workers. Sparks says marketing is the key to attracting prospects for the region.
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[SOT 22:26:39 - :52]
[IN Q=we went]

((PHIL SPARKS/ECON. DEV. PARTNERSHIP; WE WENT THROUGH A SIMILAR EVENT IN THE EARLY 90'S UNDER GOVERNOR WILDER AND THEY ELIMINATED ALL THE MARKETING AND IT TOOK EIGHT TO TEN YEARS FOR US TO RECOVER AND TO GET BACK UP TO SPEED.))
[SUPER=01-Phil Sparks/Econ. Dev. Partnership;]
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[OUT Q=UP TO SPEED.]
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[VO-NAT]

Sparks says while Virginia is struggling with its budget - other states are actively pursuing economic development.
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[Sniper]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Shooting]


The serial sniper has now killed NINE people and wounded two more- but tonight investigators have critical New Evid
ence- information about license plates---- even a description of a possible suspect.


And as Aleen Sirgany reports- the military is also joining in the search.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Falls Church; not sure if this is correct super]
[Super=01-Charles Mosse/Montgomery Co., MD Police Chief;]
[SUPER=01-Bill Murray/Franklin Family Spokesman;]
[SUPER=01-Maj. Howard Smith/Spotsylvania Co. Sheriff's Dept.;]
[SUPER=@Sirgany1]
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[OUT Q=Rockville, Maryland.]

((THE LATEST SNIPER ATTACK HAS HIT THE HEART OF LAW ENFORCEMENT. 47 YEAR OLD LINDA FRANKLIN WAS A WIFE, MOTHER AND AN F-B-I TERRORISM ANALYST WHO WORKED IN THE BUREAUS CYBER CRIMES DIVISION. CHIEF Charles Moose/Montgomery County Police Chief: Our empathy continues to go out to the families, the relatives of these victims." WITH THOUSANDS OF LEADS, NO SUSPECT AND NINE VICTIMS, THE PENTAGON IS NOW STEPPING IN. ONE POSSIBILITY IS TO HAVE MILITARY PILOTS FLY RECONNAISSANCE FLIGHTS OVER THE REGION ANOTHER EFFORT TO SPOT THE BRAZEN SNIPER WHO HAS NOW TAKEN NINE LIVES.. BILL MURRAY/FRANKLIN FAMILY SPOKESMAN "The Franklin family is devastated by this tragic event. Linda's family is shocked by the senseless loss of life..." WHEN THE SNIPER STRUCK AT THE FALLS CHURCH VIRGINIA HOME DEPOT MONDAY NIGHT, HE MAY HAVE GIVEN INVESTIGATORS MORE LEADS THAN EVER BEFORE. FOR THE FIRST TIME, A WITNESSES REPORTEDLY SPOTTED A LICENSE PLATE ON A CREAM COLOR MINI VAN LEAVING THE AREA...AND A SOURCE IN THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT SAYS THAT AT LEAST ONE WITNESS ALLEGEDLY CAUGHT A GLIMPSE OF THE GUNMAN BEFORE HE FLED. POLICE ARE ASKING THE PUBLIC TO TAKE A CLOSE LOOK AT THESE PICTURES. MAJOR HOWARD SMITH/SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY "If you know anyone who drives either of these vehicles, who you suspect, please call." TO GIVE YOU AN IDEA OF JUST HOW LARGE THIS INVESTIGATION HAS BECOME. A FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT SOURCE TELLS CBS NEWS THERE ARE NEARLY A THOUSAND INVESTIGATORS ON THE CASE INCLUDING 390 FBI AGENTS, AND MORE ON THE WAY. AS, CBSNEWS, ROCKVILLE, MD,))

[Council-Reaction]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=02-38 TC42:59]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD]


The victims of the sniper attacks were remembered today in Roanoke with a moment of silence.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Members of Roanoke City Council paused during their meeting this afternoon...
to express concern for the victims' families and for the communities where the shootings occurred.
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[SOT 17:17:13]
[IN Q=That crisis continues to go on]

((RALPH SMITH/ROANOKE MAYOR: THAT CRISIS CONTINUES TO GO ON. THAT IS SOMETHING THAT IS ALMOST NEXT DOOR TO US. AND HAS AFFECTED WHAT WE HAVE, HOW WE GO ABOUT OUR DAYS, EVEN RIGHT HERE IN ROANOKE VIRGINIA.))
[SUPER=01-Ralph Smith/Roanoke Mayor]
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[OUT Q=right here in Roanoke, Virginia.]
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Mayor Ralph Smith asked council members and citizens to think of how they might help... out of respect for those who have been harmed by the sniper attacks.

[West-Nile]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=02-43 TC47:40]
[GRAPHIC=West Nile]


A Roanoke County woman may be the first HUMAN in our region to contract the West Nile Virus.
Health officials say the 35 year old woman lived in or near Vinton. She is recovering at home at this time.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape; ]


The area where the woman lived had one of the highest concentrations of birds testing positive for West Nile.
With so many birds testing positive in the Roanoke Valley, health officials they are not surprised to see a human case.
Like humans, birds get the virus from an infected mosquito.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=HOLD West Nile]


It will be at least 10 days before Health Officials get test results back from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirming the woman does have West Nile.
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[TAKE FULL SCREEN PINNACLE]
In the meantime, the best protection against the virus is to avoid mosquitos bites by wearing insect repellent and getting rid of standing water around your home.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]


A new treatment for breast cancer is making recovery easier.
More on that next on News 7.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus police say they've found the mother who abandoned her little baby on a doctor's lawn.
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[Sports-preview]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
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[Breast-Cancer]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=5pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=02-41 TC12:39]
[GRAPHIC=None]


For a woman with breast cancer, radiation therapy is often part of the treatment.
But now instead of six weeks of radiation, some women are choosing an option that only requires 5 days of treatment.
It's called (brake-EE, therapy) brachytherapy.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]


For Sylvia Johnson it's meant life is already getting back to normal, and she just had her cancer removed two months ago.
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((SYLVIA JOHNSON; I CAN'T BELIEVE IT'S OVER WITH ALREADY JUST TO GET IT OUT OF THE WAY))
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[VO-NAT, tape 2]


Oncologist David Randolph says while (brake-EE, therapy) has been around for years, the method of administering this radiation has improved.
The new version requires using a catheter to insert a radio source into the area where the cancer was removed.
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[SOT35:57]
[IN Q=Actually only 25 percent]

((DR. DAVID RANDOLPH/LEWIS-GALE ONCOLOGY CTR.; ACTUALLY ONLY 25-PERCENT OF WOMEN WITH BREAST CANCER ARE CANDIDATES FOR THIS PROCEDURE, WOMEN OVER 45 THAT DON'T HAVE ANY LYMPH NODES INVOLVED...AND THE EARLY STAGES OF THE DISEASE))
[SUPER=01-Dr. David Randolph/Lewis-Gale Oncology Ctr. ]
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[OUT Q=stages of the disease]
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[VO-NAT]


This treatment should prevent the woman from ever having a reoccurrence of breast cancer at the site.
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[Abandoned-Baby ]


[ANCHOR=JEan]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Portsmouth police have arrested the mother of a baby found yesterday in a cardboard box.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Portsmouth/Yesterday]


A pediatrician found the baby on his front lawn yesterday morning.
Tonight police have arrested 21 year old Samantha Rosa James- She'll be charged with felony child neglect.
Portsmouth police say the baby's mother is in the U-S Navy- She's assigned to the Portsmouth Naval Hospital.
The nine pound- six ounce baby Anna Christine is healthy and with social workers.
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[Manns]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=02-37 44:44]
[GRAPHIC=Manns]

Testimony is underway in the Martinsville trial of a 17-year old accused of murder for hire. Opening arguments in the case of Billy Ray Manns were presented in Martinsville Circuit Court .
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[VO-NAT :30]

Lisa Thomas Muhammad was fatally shot
[SUPER=03-Martinsville/September 2000;]

in September of 2000 while working in the store she and her husband ran.
[SUPER=04-January 2001;]

The Commonwealth says Manns was hired to kill Thomas by her husband, Maverick Muhammad, and that the teen bragged about the shooting afterwards. The defense alleges witnesses who testified about Manns' bragging were serving time for other crimes and gave up information only to have their sentences reduced. Testimony will resume tomorrow morning.
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[Triathlon]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=02-28 TC1:57:22]
[GRAPHIC=Legal Scales]


A CIVIL trial is underway in Montgomery County over the death of a bicyclist killed during a race.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./File Tape;]


Gary Wayne Taylor was participating in the Blacksburg 2000 Triathalon, when he ran into a car at an intersection along the course.
The town's attorney says Taylor ran a stop sign, but, his family says the accident could have been prevented altogether... if someone was at the intersection directing traffic.
The family is suing the town and the race director for five million dollars.
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[Imclone]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Imclone Systems founder Sam Waksul pleads guilty to insider trading today, but it is not certain if Waksul will offer prosecutors any information on Martha Stewart-
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[Vo-Nat 09.5]
Waksul is the man who once hobnobbed with Stewart-
Today he walked into Federal court admitting he took part in an insider trading scandal.
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((SAM WAKSUL/IMCLONE FOUNDER; I'VE MADE SOME TERRIBLE MISTAKES AND I DEEPLY REGRET WHAT HAS HAPPENED.))
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[OUT Q=what has happened.]
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[VO-NAT 21 plus pad]


Waksul tipped off family members to unload stock after he discovered the Food and Drug Administration was not going to approve his company's new cancer drug.
Prosecutors want to know if Waksul tipped Stewart off- the decorating diva maintains she had a verbal standing order with her broker to sell her share's if the stock fell below 60 dollars.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[SS=None]


It's a homecoming for Andy Griffith.
We'll take you there a little later on News 7.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus Ford fires up for a new high-end sports car.
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[Commercial]

[Miss-NC]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The former fiance of Miss North Carolina has surrendered topless photos of her-
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[VO-NAT 23]
[SUPER=03-Robeson Co., NC]


Tosh Welch has given the photos and a disc with other pictures to Rebekah Revels attorney.
Welch's disclosure that he had taken photos while Revels changed clothes- embroiled her in a controversy that forced her to relinquish the Miss North Carolina title and prevented her from running in the Miss America pageant.
Today A judge advised Welsh to relinquish the pictures to Revels.
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[SOT 1:03]
[IN Q=]

((JUDGE LOCKLEAR: YOU AND EVERY OTHER PERSON WHO FINDS HIMSELF IN A SIMILAR SITUATION WOULD BE A WHOLE LOT BETTER OFF JUST TO DO THE RIGHT THING ESPECIALLY WHEN THERE'S A COURT ORDER INVOLVED.))
[SUPER=01-Judge Gary Locklear/Robeson Co. Superior Court;]
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[OUT Q=COURT ORDER INVOLVED.]
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[VO-NAT]


But this may not be over yet.
Revels is suing Welch for invasion of privacy and interference with her contracts.
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[Sports-Car]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=NOne]


It has 500 horsepower and costs more than 100 grand.
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[VO-NAT 22 plus pad]
[SUPER=04-Ford Motor Co.;]


Ford will soon produce a newest high end speedster- called the GT-40-
This is the concept version but the production model is expected to look very similar.
Ford officials say the new car was inspired by the 1960's era GT-40-
Ford said the GT will compete against the 80 grand Dodge Viper and the 140 thousand dollar Ferrari 360.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=extra]
[GRAPHIC=]


NHL highlights and a look at George Lynch and his New Orleans Hornets, plus basket high school basketball, but first our extra point.
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[VO-NAT]

J.J. Redick and his Duke Blue Devils arrived back from a five day trip in London today where they played four games and a scrimmage. If you look on the ESPN College basketball page you can find a picture of Redick in his number 4 Duke uniform playing against London Towers. Redick is making an immediate impact. He scored 16 points in the game and hit four three pointers, including one from near mid court wit three seconds left that put the game away. Redick started one of the games at two guard.
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[OUTCUE=last score."]
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[S-Bassett]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-131 1:04:41]
[GRAPHIC=basketball]


We start down in Bassett where the Lady Bengals took on Fieldale Collinsville in a key Piedmont district game.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bassett/Cavaliers vs. Bengals; :0]


Bassett came into the game with a perfect 7 and OH district record and looked to continue the streak.
Watch Laken Byer make the sweet move to the iron, she rips rope on the short jumper to take the Bengals lead to 20 points in the third period.
The Cavs holla back. Michelle Gamble bets on Megan Nelson and she wins big when Nelson scores on the J.
[SUPER=33-Bassett/64/Fieldale-Collinsville/52;]


Then, Nelson takes matters into her own hands with the three point bomb but it is still 45-28 in favor of Bassett.


The Bengals Byer delivers the no look to Shirley McCall and she finishes off the glass, Bassett wins 64-52.
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[S-Lynch]


[ANCHOR=stve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-126 1:31:08]
[GRAPHIC=NBA]


In NBA pre-season action yesterday evening, George Lynch and his New Orleans Hornets battled Orlando.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Orlando, FL/Hornets vs. Magic; :00]


It was big George who had the Magic in this one at times. Here he tips the ball away from an Orlando player and finis
hes at the other end with the jam, 2 of his 7 points in 22 [SUPER=32-New Orleans/90/Orlando/103;]minutes of action.


But Orlando's Grant Hill looked as though several ankle surgeries had no affect, he knocked down 15 points as the Magic beats the Hornets 103 to 90.
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[S-NHL]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-133 1:14:47]
[GRAPHIC=NHL]


In NHL action last night, The New York rangers snapped out of a scoring slump to beat the Toronto Maple Leafs.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY/MSG; :00]


The game marked the season debut for Rangers star Pavel Bure who was recovering from the flu and strep throat.
New York center Eric Lindross made his team sick with a 10 minute game misconduct for boarding and he is ejected from the game.
Bure then got hot, here he takes the pass from Matthew Barnaby and rips rope at the 18:21 mark of the second. 3-1 rangers.
[SUPER=31-Toronto/4/New York/5;]But with a second left in the middle period, The maple Leafs Dark Tucker gets one und

er Mike Richter to make it 3-2.
Bure notches his second goal of the game at the 6:49 mark of the third and the Rangers top Toronto 5-4.
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[S-Football]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-121 1:34:15]
[GRAPHIC=FFE]

Virginia high school football has been dissrupted by the Sniper attack last. Today, Prince William County officials postponed five game because of safety concerns. Two weeks of the football season has been postponed. The 8 schools in that area have not played games and they are not even allowed to practice.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville; :00]


Prince William County Supervisor of high school athletics Fred Millbert has been corresponding with the Virginia High School League in attempts to come up with a solution but the playoff scenario will be a nightmare to fix.
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[IN Q=]
[RUNS=:24]
[OUT Q=.......dissapointed very bad"]
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[S-Suggs]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-132 11427TC]
[GRAPHIC=TECH FOOTBALL]


Virginia Tech is favored by six touchdowns against the Scarlet Knights of Rutgers this weekend. And while the Hokies are getting their props in the polls, Lee Suggs shout outs have been few and far between on the national stage. Mike Stevens has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=FIRST AUDIO]
[SUPER=03-Chestnut Hill, MA/Last Thursday; :00]
[SUPER=01-Lee Suggs/41 Career Touchdowns; :20]
[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Virginia Tech Head Coach; 1:00]
[SUPER=01-Anthony Davis/Virginia Tech Offensive Tackle; 1:19]
[SUPER=@mike1; 1:27]
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(( As a tandem the "Untouchables" are leading the nation in rushing averaging a combined 180 yards a game on the ground. But as individuals Lee Suggs and Kevin Jones can't even get a mention when it comes to being heisman hopefuls. ((LEE SUGGS:)) As the senior - Suggs would be the logical choice to push for the Heisman this particular season. But when the season began no one was sure how his surgically repaired knee would hold up. That question has been answered on the field. He's averaging 97 yards a game, nearly 6 yards a carry and he's scored 10 touchdowns.)) ((FRANK BEAMER:)) ((ANTHONY DAVIS:)) ((MIKE STANDUP:))

[Andy-Griffith]


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[NEWSCAST=11PM]
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[TAPE#=02-40 TC28:25]
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Tomorrow will be a big day for the town that inspired television's Mayberry.
Andy Griffith - the man who made Mount Airy, North Carolina famous - is returning home.
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Tomorrow morning, the town is dedicating the Andy Griffith Parkway... and the star will be a part of the many festivities. Many local residents say the show has helped bring life to the town. Griffith's old elementary school was turned into an arts center named in his honor, and a five thousand square foot gift shop brings in thousands of tourists throughout the year. According to visitor center records - 51-thousand people stopped in the shop last year.
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((RUSSELL HYATT/FLOYD'S CITY BARBERSHOP; IT'S REALLY HELPED THE TOWN A LOT. I THINK THE ANDY GRIFFITH - BEING FROM MOUNT AIRY - AND HIS SHOW AND EVERYTHING...IT'S REALLY WHAT KEEPS THIS TOWN GOING AND EVERYTHING. ))
[SUPER=01-Russell Hyatt/Floyd's City Barbershop]
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Andy was in Mount Airy today - but stayed hidden.
We were told he was trying to avoid the spotlight until tomorrow. (------------)