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Coming up on News 7
A top Al-Qaeda operative is now in U-S Custody-
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No heat tonight for hundreds of people in our region. We'll have the story.
Plus West Virginia fans got out of hand- and end up in handcuffs.
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[Talent=Jean]


Plus some snow is in the forecast.
News 7 at Eleven is next.

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[SOT 42:53]
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((BOB SHERMAN/RESIDENT: WE'RE KINDA WORRIED. IT'S SUPPOSED TO BE A COLD NIGHT TONIGHT.))
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[OUT Q=night tonight]
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A natural gas leak means a long, chilly night for some families in Central Virignia.
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[ANCHOR =Jean]
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[Gas-Pipeline]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Nearly three hundred residents in the Bedford County area are without heat tonight.
It is all because of a natural gas leak earlier today just off US 221 in Forest. [***NEWS 7 @ 11 GRAPHIC***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin /Pulpit]


Justin McLeod joins us now with more on the cleanup and when the heat may be back on. Justin?
Jean, it looks it will be morning before natural gas is restored.
[LIVE= Justin /FULL Pulpit]
[SUPER=@justin1]


Columbia Gas says the work is taking longer than expected.
It is just another problem in a day that saw plenty.
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[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Bob Sherman/Resident; :14]
[SUPER=01-Bud Russell/Forest Fire Chief; :28]
[SUPER=01-Linda Radgowski/Graves Mill Early Learning Center; :51]
[SUPER=01-Jack Jones/Bedford Co. Fire and Rescue; 1:10]
[SUPER=01-Robert Innes/Columbia Gas; 1:29 (QUICK)]
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[OUT Q=AS SOON AS POSSIBLE]

((((NAT SOUND OF COLUMBIA GAS WORKER TALKING TO A RESIDENT))
By nightfall, representatives of Columbia Gas went door to door to tell residents the bad news.
They may be without heat for the entire night.
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[IN Q=We have two cats]

((BOB SHERMAN/BEDFORD COUNTY RESIDENT: WE HAVE TWO CATS AND A DOG AND MY WIFE SO I GUESS WE'LL HAVE TO HUDDLE UP TOGETHER.)) [Runs05]
[OUT Q=huddle up together]


Here's the reason why, a natural gas leak that took place just after noon here on the corner of US 221 and Graves Mill Road.
[SOT 16:46:41; TAPE 2]
[IN Q=A crew was booring]

((BUD RUSSELL/FOREST FIRE CHIEF: A CREW WAS BORING ONTO THE ROAD, WITH A MACHINE THAT WAS BORING UNDER THE FIRE TRACKS AND IT RUPTURED THE EIGHT INCH LINE.)) [Runs07]
[OUT Q=eight inch line]


What happened next was hours of confusion and concern.
Authorities made the decision early on to evacuate everyone within a 1/2 mile radius including a nearby day care center.
More than a hundred kids had to relocate to the YMCA.
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[IN Q=My teachers did a wonderful]

((LINDA RADGOWSKI/GRAVES MILL EARLY LEARNING CENTER: MY TEACHERS DID A WONDERFUL JOB GETTING THE KIDS OUT IN TIME.   I THINK WE LOADED THEM IN LESS THAN FIFTEEN MINUTES.)) [Runs05]
[OUT Q=than fifteen minutes]


It was much of the same at several nearby businesses.
This Burger King had to close during the busy lunch hour and remained that way throughout the afternoon.
It would after all take rescue crews nearly three hours to turn off the gas.
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[IN Q=There was some incovience ]

((JACK JONES/BEDFORD CO.  FIRE AND RESCUE: THERE WAS SOME INCONVENIENCE TO PEOPLE, BUSINESSES, SHOPKEEPERS AND THINGS BUT OVERALL EVERYTHING WAS DONE SAFELY AND EFFICENTLY.)) [Runs06]
[OUT Q=safely and efficently]

((NAT SOUND OF WORKERS FIXING THE LINE AT NIGHT))
By nightfall, workers came in to fix the pipes. ((NAT SOUND OF NATURAL GAS))
Several hours after the problem began, natural gas was still leaking.
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[IN Q=This is a pretty good]

((ROBERT INNES/COLUMBIA GAS OF VIRGINIA: THIS IS A PRETTY GOOD EVENT. WE DON'T USUALLY HAVE THESE VERY OFTEN AND WE TRY TO DO THE BEST WE CAN TO RESPOND AS QUICKLY AS WE CAN AND GET THE SERVICE RESTORED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.)) [Runs11]
[OUT Q=as soon as possible] ))
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[LIVE= Justin /FULL Pulpit]


It looks like it will be noon tomorrow before natural gas is completely restored to the area.
Columbia Gas says crews will remain on the scene throughout the night to replace the damaged pipe.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin /Pulpit;]


As for the construction crew that ruptured the pipe, Jean they could face fines and be forced to pay for the cleanup.


[Tanker-fire]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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In Pennsylvania- they have heat but scores of people are out of their homes tonight- after a fuel tanker overturned and exploded.
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[VO-NAT 22 plus pad]
[SUPER=03-Connellsville, PA]


This was the scene earlier today in Connellsville, Pennsylvania.
The truck was carrying 77-hundred gallons of kerosene, diesel fuel and gasoline.
About 200 residents were ordered out- as workers clean the fuel out of nearby sewers.
The bad news- Fuel did get into a nearby river-
The good news- no drinking water was affected- Two treatment plants fed by the river are uphill from the spill.


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[Al-Qaeda]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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It's believed he was the mastermind of the attack on the U-S-S Cole.
Now he is in U-S custody.
(Abd- Al Ra-heem Al-Na-SHEER-eh) is in U-S custody.
Teri Okita has more.
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[SUPER=@Okita1; 1:00]
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[OUT Q=CBS News, Washington.]

((TRACK: CONSIDERED ONE OF OSAMA BIN LADEN'S RIGHT-HAND MEN AND DESCRIBED AS CHIEF OF OPERATIONS FOR THE PERSIAN GULF, ABD AL-RAHIM AL-NASHIRI IS NOW IN U-S CUSTODY. TRACK: AL-NASHIRI IS SUSPECTED, NOT ONLY OF PLOTTING AND GIVING TELEPHONE ORDERS FOR THE BOMBING OF THE U-S-S COLE WHICH KILLED 17-AMERICANS BUT ALSO OF PLANNING ATTACKS AGAINST OTHER VESSELS IN THE PERSIAN GULF REGION. TRACK: BACK IN THE 80S, AL-NASHIRI AND BIN LADEN BECAME COMRADES FIGHTING THE MUSLIM HOLY WAR IN AFGHANISTAN AGAINST THE SOVIETS. THROUGH THE YEARS, U-S OFFICIALS SAY AL-NASHIRI HELPED BIN LADEN TRAIN AL-QAEDA SOLDIERS TO CARRY OUT ATTACKS TRACK: LIKE THE 1998 U-S EMBASSY BOMBINGS IN AFRICA. 250-DIED THERE, INCLUDING A DOZEN AMERICANS.
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TRACK: FOR A COUPLE OF YEARS, AUTHORITIES SAY, AL-NASHIRI HAS BEEN ON THE MOVE BETWEEN, AFGHANISTAN, PAKISTAN, AND YEMEN WHERE HE WAS EVENTUALLY CAUGHT EARLIER THIS MONTH. THEY SAY ITS ONE OF THE BIGGEST CAPTURES YET OF AN AL-QAEDA OPERATIVE.
(Super: Teri Okita/Reporting)

STANDUP: U.S. officials are hopeful they can pry some information out of Al-Nashiri during their interrogations. They're most interested in what he knows about future terrorist attacks. Teri Okita, CBS News, Washington.))

[MADD]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
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Drunk driving deaths are on the increase... and the nation is getting bad marks for how it deals with the problem from MADD.
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Mothers Against Drunk Driving gives the country a C.
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((WENDY HAMILTON/MADD PRESIDENT; WE ARE HERE TO ISSUE A WARNING TO ALL AMERICANS, DRUNK DRIVERS ARE WINNING AGAIN))
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[OUT Q=are winning again.]
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[VO-NAT]


After hitting a plateau during the 90s, the number of drunken driving deaths is rising.
Now, more than 300 people are killed every week.
To stop the rise in deaths, MADD wants more sobriety checkpoints, tougher laws for the more serious D-U-I offenders and higher beer taxes.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Virginia saw 340 alcohol-related traffic deaths in 2001.
MADD gave the Commonwealth a C-plus overall... with high marks for law enforcement programs.
But it criticized the General Assembly for not enacting tougher drinking and seat belt laws.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Many of Virginia's bridges need repair- Now help is on the way.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


The Virginia Department of Transportation has found 203-million dollars in FEDERAL funds available for the repair of state bridges.
State transportation officials say localities had been misinformed about the permissible uses for the federal bridge money.
Governor Mark Warner says it is another example that VDOT is "back on the right track."
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Local governments will soon be notified that they can shift their highway planning to take into account the bridge funds.
V-DOT says more than 11-hundred of Virginia's bridges are in need of repair and would qualify for the money.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Some area college students will have to take out the trash to stay out of trouble.
We'll explain when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus he busted Ferris Bueller for skipping school... Now Jeffrey Jones has been busted himself.
Find out why next.
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[Sports-preview]


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((Hey, everybody, Travis Wells here in the News 7 Sports Office. Coming up later, we're taking it to the hoop Region Three style. Miami and Pitt battle for the Big East marbles, and several Hokies are ailing after last night's loss to WVU. Plus, the Bridgewater Eagles rack up some post season hardware. All that and then some on the way in sports.))

[Mummies]


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The lights and air conditioning were still on even though the family had been dead for THREE years.
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[SUPER=03-Lehigh Acres, FL;]

The mummified bodies of a German family were discovered by a friend who was trying to find out why they had not paid their taxes. The 70- year- old woman was found covered with a blanket on the floor and her son was tucked in his bed with his dog.

The family's bills were on automatic payment from a checking account. A calendar in the house was marked until February 28th and groceries in the refrigerator had expiration dates of 1999.
The family used the Florida house for vacations so neighbors just thought they had returned to Germany. It appears mother, son and dog died peacefully, but the cause of death has yet to be determined.
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[Cruise-Ship]


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That big Holland America cruise ship sailed into port today- for a big scrubdown.
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[SUPER=03-Port Everglades, FL]


More than 500 people have gotten sick on the past four voyages- including 58 passengers and 18 crew members on the most recent trip.
It wasn't what you would call the ideal vacation for many- Passengers were told not to shake hands or touch any food except their own.
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((I REALLY GO OFF THE SHIP BUT ONCE AND WE STOPPED AT A LOT OF ISLAND, BECAUSE I HAVE SURGERY IN TWO WEEKS. IT WAS HAND TO HAND CONTACT. NO TOUCHING RAILINGS ETC. SO I JUST STAYED IN MY CABIN.))
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[OUT Q=in my cabin.]
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[VO-NAT]


One passenger accused Holland America of putting him in harm's way.
The ship is in port for a ten day cleaning.
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[Jones-Court]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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He played in the movie- Ferris Bueller's Day off.. but there may not be many days off for actor Jeffrey Jones-
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[VO-NAT - server]
[SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA;]


He's facing three years in prison on pornography charges.
Jones played the principal in the film-
The 56- year- old is accused of paying a 14- year- old boy to pose for sexually explicit photographs, and having child pornography.
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[SOT 1:07]
[IN Q=From the beginning]

((JEFFREY JONES/ACTOR: FROM THE BEGINNING I HAVE COOPERATED WITH THE POLICE DEPARTMENT AND THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE. ALL I WANT IS FOR THE TRUTH TO COME OUT AND FOR THIS MATTER TO BE RESOLVED AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE.))
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[OUT Q=quickly as possible]
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[VO-NAT]

The actor's arrest came after a year-long pornography investigation that also led to the arrest of actor Paul Reubens, best known as Pee- Wee Herman. Jones did not enter a plea today and is scheduled back in court January ninth.
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[College-students]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Some Roanoke College students will have to clean up their act to keep their records clean.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]

They signed a plea agreement today promising to pick up trash along Craig Avenue by eight in the morning after a party. Residents had complained about parties and the trash left behind. 24 students were charged with misdemeanors for their failure to remove trash containers from the curb by seven A-M the day after garbage collection day. Under the deal accepted by a Circuit Court Judge today, the case against the students will be dropped at the end of the Fall semester, NEXT year, IF they stay out of trouble.
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[Housing-Fees]


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Apartment owners in Blacksburg may have more to worry about than just collecting the rent.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]


A new ordinance could force rental owners to pay an annual registration fee of 100-hundred dollars, for each unit in their building.
Officials say the fee would apply mostly to smaller apartment complexes, that DO NOT have on-site management.
The money will be used toward the town's rental inspection program, started years ago.
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[SOT 27:37]
[IN Q=IT SHIFTS]

((HEATHER BROWNING/BLACKSBURG SPOKESPERSON: IT SHIFTS THE COSTS OF THE PROGRAM INTO THE HANDS OF THE RENTAL PROPERTY OWNERS AS OPPOSED TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC. 27:43))
[SUPER=01-Heather Browning/Blacksburg Spokesperson;]
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[VO-NAT]


Some say the fee could end up hurting tenants whose rent may go up because of it.
A public hearing to adopt the ordinance is set for December Tenth.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
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City leaders say they'll get to the bottom of morale problems in Lynchburg's police department.
Details on that next on News 7.
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((NAT MUSIC))
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[VO-NAT]


Plus you may see yourself in one of the newest music videos hitting the airwaves.
More on that when News 7 returns.
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[L'burg-Police]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#02-34 T1:58:03]
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Lynchburg City officials say they will respond to a Police Department survey that showed more than half of the officers were looking for other jobs.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg;]


The survey also showed low morale among officers and distrust of the Command Staff.
Meanwhile, city officials will take a look at the reason for communication problems, as well as decisions that were made about the structure and practices of the police department.
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[INQ=I've got to]

((KIMBALL PAYNE/LYNCHBURG CITY MANAGER; I'VE GOT TO ASSUME THAT SOME OF THE DECISIONS THAT HAVE BROUGHT THE DEPARTMENT TO THE POINT WHERE IT IS TODAY WERE MADE LOGICALLY AND RATIONALLY, AND WITH THE INTENT OF PROVIDING THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF SERVICE. SO I'M NOT PREPARED TO GO IN AND SAY LET'S GO JUST CHANGE THIS FOR THE SAKE OF CHANGE.))
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[OUTQ=for the sake of change.]
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[VO-NAT]


While the surveys were anonymous, Payne is asking for officers and supervisors to meet him face-to-face to talk about the problems.
Lynchburg city police chief Charles Bennett was not available for comment after undergoing a heart procedure two weeks ago. He is expected to be back on the job next week.
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[Ralph-Stanley]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=02-39 TC1:11:10]
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Bluegrass great Ralph Stanley returned to Roanoke tonight, for a sold-out concert at the Jefferson Center. It was his first performance here since he filmed a video at the Roanoke Civic Center last summer.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-DMZ-Columbia Records; ]


Stanley has recorded almost two hundred albums during a career that has spanned more than fifty years, but the song, "Girl from the Greenbriar Shore" provided the soundtrack for his very FIRST music video.
[ IN Q=NAT SOUND OF SONG]

((I LEFT MY MOTHER AND MY HOME SO DEAR TO GO WITH THE GIRL FROM THE GREENBRIAR SHORE.)) ((WELL I DIDN'T KNOW WHETHER I'D EVER DO ONE LIKE THAT OR NOT. ALWAYS WANTED TO, BUT I GUESS I NEVER DID HAVE ONE TO BE WORTHY OF IT, I GUESS, OR SOMETHING I DON'T KNOW WHY, BUT FINALLY YOU KNOW I GOT ONE.))
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[OUT Q=you know I got one.]
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[VO-NAT]


A native of southwest Virginia, Stanley is known as one of the busiest musicians in bluegrass, but he has plans to slow down.
Tonight, Stanley said he'll play between 70 and 80 shows next year.
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[S-Extra]


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Coming up in sports, Pitt and Miami get it on at the Orange Bowl, plus more fallout from the Hokies loss to West Virginia, and regional girls hoops action, but first in tonight's extra point,
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Orlando, FL; :00]


Greg Biffle won the Busch Series title last week, but he didn't head to Disney World. Instead, Biffle and the top 10 drivers in the final points standings went to Sea World's Discovery Cove in Orlando. Biffle, Jason Keller and friends spent some time swimming with dolphins. And Scott Wimmer got taken for a ride that he's never been on inside a racecar.
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[S-Northside]


[ANCHOR=travis]
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[WRITER=twe]
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[GRAPHIC=Region III Girls]


We start on the hardwood this morning, where the Northside Lady Vikings hoped to wrap up another berth in the state tournament with a win over Appomattox in the Region Three semifinals.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Appomattox/Vikings vs. Raiders; :00]


The Lady Vikes were showing some spirit last night in the Raiders' home gym.
Northside pounded the ball inside to Corey Fertita. She gets the hard earned bucket in the paint and Northside led 35 to 12.
Later, Fertita scores again off the nice dish from Brittney Hughes. Northside continued to roll.
[SUPER=33-Northside/50/Appomattox/33/;]


Appomattox tried to make a game of it. Ashley Seay feeds Brittany Layne and she tickles the twine, but Northside wins it 50 to 33, advancing to the regional championship game.
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[S-Forest]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-131 TC13719]
[GRAPHIC=Region III Girls]


In the nightcap, Blacksburg tried to bounce back from its loss in the Blue Ridge District tournament just a week ago. The Lady Indians squared off with Jefferson Forest.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Appomattox/Cavaliers vs. Indians; :00]


Mickey McGuigan's crew came to play in this one.
Blacksburg's uses some good ball movement. Leslee Anderson ends up with the rock and hits the short jumper for the deuce and Blacksburg had an early 4 point lead.
Jefferson Forest answered when Jessie Caulfard stepped outside and buried the long 3.
But the Indians were too tough.
[SUPER=33-Blacksburg/54/Jefferson Forest/29/;]


Aaron Hanson finds Leslee Anderson and again Anderson delivers. She finished with 11 points. Big sis Brittney had 20 and Blacksburg wins it 54 to 29. The regional title game will be Saturday night at Salem High School.
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[anchor=travis]
[graphic=Region IV Girls #6139]


In Region Four last night, Magna Vista took care of Lee 80 to 42, and it was Carroll County shocking Bassett 52 to 41.
[graphic=Region C Girls #6137]


And in Region C, Glenvar got another buzzer beater from Allyson Fasnacht to eliminate Northwood 41 to 40, and George Wythe upset Auburn 57 to 47.

[S-Miami]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-134]
[GRAPHIC=NCAA Football]


The Miami Hurricanes had won 31 straight games entering last night's contest with Pittsburgh. The Panthers came in having won 14 of their past 16 games including nine straight in the Big East. The winner would have the inside track to the conference title.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Miami, FL/ESPN; :00]


The Panthers held their own and were tied at 14 at halftime. But Miami's Ken Dorsey got hot in the second half. This 30 yard touchdown pass to Andre Johnson put the Canes up 21-14.
Willis McGahee then found the endzone with the dive early in the fourth quarter and Miami has to hang on to win
[SUPER=36-Pittsburgh #19/21/Miami #1/28/;]

it 28 to 21.
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[S-Injury]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=11PM]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-125 13737TC]
[GRAPHIC=TECH/WVU]


As if their first three game losing streak in a decade wasn't bad enough, the news for the Virginia Tech Hokies got worse yesterday afternoon. Five Tech players were hurt last night, and two Hokie Starters are apparently done for the season.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]

Jason Lallis dislocated his left shoulder in the first half. The sophomore has a slight chance of getting well in time for Tech's bowl game. Fellow tackle, Kevin Lewis, is still plagued by a torn pectoral muscle. He will decide if he wants to have surgery now, or try to play through the pain until season's end.
[SUPER=03-Morgantown, WV/Wedensday Night; :]


Fans in Morgantown celebrated their team's win by burning couches and generally wreaking havoc in the streets. They also tore down the goal posts at Mountaineer Field.
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[S-ODAC]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-126 15534TC]
[GRAPHIC=NCAA FOOTBALL]

The Bridgewater College football team finished the regular season ranked second in the nation. The Eagles also got a first round bye in the NCAA division Three playoffs that open up this weekend.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bridgewater; :00]

Yesterday, the Eagles also cleaned up in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference's post season awards. Mike Clark, was selected by his coaching peers in the ODAC as the conference's coach of the year. Clark proved that he could reload this season, taking the leftovers from last year's Stagg Bowl runner-up team and going 10-and-0. One of the big reasons for the success was the play of linebacker Jermaine Taylor, number 99, who is the ODAC player of the year. And one other note - senior safety Brad McCrady out of Northside, has been named to the Verizon all-academic college division team. McCrady is a biology major.
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[S-FFE]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
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The high school playoffs roll on tomorrow night for several Friday Football Extra teams. Here's the regional rundown for the second week of the post season.
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[S-Bonnie]


[ANCHOR=TRAVIS]
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The Virginia Tech Lady Hokies open the season tonight at the Cassell against UNC-Greensboro, and News 7 Sports has learned that Reyna Dubose, who had parts of all four of her limbs amputated, will be on the sidelines with her teammates.
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[Polar-Bday]


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Cranberry may seem like a silly name for a polar bear.. but
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that's just what this polar bear is named.
Denver's favorite holiday polar bear celebrated her first birthday today.
She actually got her name because she was born so close to Thanksgiving.
Zookeepers made her a special birthday cake of frozen kool-aid and cranberries topped with a peanut butter mackerel. (------------)