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[ANCHOR=Jean]

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Coming up on News 7
It could be new hope in the fight on AIDS- We'll tell you what's being tested.
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[VO-NAT]


Home video is released of that suicide bombing in Kenya.
Now that Thanksgiving is over- people start thinking about Christmas trees. How's this year's crop?
And a buff way to bring in the holiday at some stores.
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[talent=Jean]


News 7 is next.

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[VO-NAT]


The pilot and passenger killed in Wednesday's plane crash are identified by authorities. Now federal investigators will have to piece together what happened.
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[Plane-Crash]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=02-49 TC-4:50]
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The plane went down near the West Virginia border on Wednesday in Bland County.
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[VO-NAT - 16.5]
[SUPER=03-Bland Co.;]

Police say 66- year- old Robert Brown and 62- year- old Rebecca Anderson, both from Florida, were killed. The plane crashed nose- first into a wooded area on Round Mountain near Bastian. Investigators arrived today to check the crash site and begin the investigation.
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[SOT - :00:53]
[INQ=During that investigation.]

((JILL ANDREWS/NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD; DURING THAT INVESTIGATION, WE USUALLY FOCUS ON THREE MAJOR AREAS, THE MAN, THE MACHINE, AND THE ENVIRONMENT. THE MAN BEING THE PILOT, FLIGHT TIME, FLIGHT EXPERIENCE, THE MACHINE OBVIOUSLY THE AIRPLANE, AND THE ENVIRONMENT BEING THE WEATHER SURROUNDING THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT. ))
[SUPER=01-Jill Andrews/Nat'l Transportation Safety Board; :26]
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[OUTQ=time of the accident.]
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[VO-NAT - :09+]

Search crews didn't find the plane until yesterday -- sleet and snow delayed their search. Officials say it could take at least six months to determine the cause.
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[Kenya]


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


Home video is released that shows the deadly blast in Kenya-
An American citizen is among the 12 people being questioned in Kenya after Thursdays deadly suicide bombing.
The bombing at an Israeli owned resort killed 16 people-
Manuel Gallegus reports-
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[SOT 20na server]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=04-Home Video; :00]
[SUPER=01-Manuel Gallegus/Reporting; :30]
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((IT STARTS OUT LIKE A TYPICAL FAMILY VACATION. ON TAPE THE SHAPIRA FAMILY FROM ISRAEL IS TALKING ABOUT HOW NICE THEIR ROOM IS THEN MOMENTS LATER, THE EXPLOSION. IT WAS THE SUICIDE CAR BOMB ATTACK THE FAMILY RUNS OUTSIDE TO SEE THE MOMBASA RESORT HOTEL IN FLAMES
-SOT-

WHAT HAPPENED, I CANT BELIEVE IT WHY ? THEY SCREAM
THEN A TERRYIFYING REALIZATION FOR THIS FATHER.HIS WIFE AND CHILDREN WERE INSIDE
-SOT-


MY SONS ARE GONE AND MY WIFE IS GONE I CANT BELIEVE IT. I WANT MY CHILDREN... HE CRIES. TURNS OUT THE MANS TWO SONS WERE KILLED BUT HIS DAUGHTER AND WIFE BARELY SURVIVED OTHER ISRAELI TOURISTS WHO SURVIVED THE ATTACK ARRIVED HOME FRIDAY TO TEARFUL REUNIONS WITH LOVED ONES.
ISRAELS PRIME MINISTER ARIEL SHARON VOWED TO HUNT DOWN THE ATTACKERS MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS NEW YORK.))

[Shopping]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=rca]
[TAPE#=02-41 TC-55:11]
[GRAPHIC=Holiday Shopping]


Local retailers say they're pleased with turnout for what is supposed to be one of the busiest shopping days of the year.
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[VO-NAT :17]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Thousands in our area braved crowded stores and long lines for Black Friday. Many retailers opened early and closed late. Experts are forecasting a mediocre sales season this year with increases of about 4 percent. Because of a sluggish economy, they say people are looking for deals.
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[SOT 00:57:59 // 01:01:57]
[IN Q=you gotta]

((MANDY MILLER/SHOPPER; YOU GOTTA WATCH YOUR NICKELS AND DIMES THIS YEAR SO WE'RE JUST TRYING OUR BEST BUT YOU CAN GET REALLY GOOD GIFTS FOR CHEAP.)) ((LESLIE DUDLEY/GM VALLEY VIEW MALL; THE EXPANSION OF HECT'S BELK AND THE ADDITION OF OLD NAVY AND SEVEN OTHER NEW STORES TO THE MALL INCLUDING ANN TAYLOR LOFT, THEY'RE BRINGING IN REGIONAL TRAFFIC FROM OUTSIDE THE ROANOKE AREA.))
[SUPER=01-Mandy Miller/Shopper; :00]
[SUPER=01-Leslie Dudley/GM Valley View Mall; :11]
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[OUT Q=ROANOKE AREA.]
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[VO-NAT]

If you have kids on your shopping list, the "hot" toy this year is Zip Zaps. Radio Shack says customer demand is so high, they can not keep the remote control car on their shelves. It retails at around 20-bucks, but because they are hard to get, Zip Zaps are selling on the Internet for more than triple that price.
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[Buy-Nothing]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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[GRAPHIC=Holiday Shopping]


While many were out shopping- others were protesting this traditional day of shopping.
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[VO-NAT 10.5]
[SUPER=03-Lansing, MI]


Instead of shopping, these people are urging you to "Buy nothing" They carried signs saying "Just say no to shopping-"
Students say their message is clear: "buy less and live more."
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[SOT48]
[IN Q=]

((HAILEY WOJCIK/STUDENT: A LOT OF PEOPLE ARE JUST REALIZING THEY DON'T NEED TO GO OUT AND BUY SWEATERS MADE FROM SWEATSHOP CHILDREN IN INDONESIA. THEY DON'T NEED ALL THE SUPERFLUOUS GOODS. AND WE CAN REFUSE IT YOU KNOW.))
[SUPER=01-Hailey Wojcik/Student;]
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[OUT Q=we can refuse it ya know.]
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[VO-NAT 10 plus pad]


The protesters suggested making Christmas gifts, recycling old items and making do with less.
This was just one of several "buy nothing" protests around the nation.
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[Lexington-Christmas]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
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[TAPE#=02-45 TC-28:53]
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It's beginning to look and sound a lot like Christmas.
Tonight, hundreds turned out for Lexington's annual Olde Fashioned Christmas. [TAKE NEWS 7 AT 11 IN BAM]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean/Justin PULPIT;]


Justin McLeod was there and joins us now to tell us why this event and the town are quite different from others. Justin?
Jean, tonight's celebration proves that the old way is sometimes the best way.
[LIVE=Justin/FULL]
[SUPER=@justin1; ]


Every year, the city of Lexington kicks off the holiday season the day after Thanksgiving.
And it does so the old fashioned way.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington]


You'll see horse drawn carriages and some dressed up in period costumes.
They lead the procession through the streets of downtown.
Townsfolk then march behind them singing Christmas carols holding lit candles.
It is an event that is designed to involve the entire community.
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[SOT 44:09]
[IN Q=This town has been]

((PAT GIBSON: THIS TOWN HAS BEEN HERE SINCE THE LATE 18TH CENTURY AND WE'VE ALWAYS CELEBRATED LIKE THIS AND THIS DOWNTOWN IS THE ORIGINAL DOWNTOWN.))
[SUPER=07-Pat Gibson]
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[OUT Q=original downtown]
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[VO-NAT]


It is a downtown that is not like most cities and towns.
You won't see many vacant buildings and in many ways business here is thriving.
Shop owners says its proximity to two major colleges and several historic sites helps keep them alive.
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[SOT 54:39]
[IN Q=We have a lot]

((SKIP HESS/STORE OWNER: WE HAVE A LOT OF UNIQUE SHOPS IN DOWNTOWN AND PEOPLE LIKE TO GET AWAY FROM THE LARGE CITIES AND WE HAVE A LOT OF VISITORS FROM ROANOKE TOO DOWN HERE.))
[SUPER=01-Skip Hess/Store Owner; :]
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[OUT Q=too down here]
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[VO-NAT]


Tonight's event ended at the Hopkins Green with a tree lighting ceremony.
Many of the businesses then stayed open late and offered things like free drinks and cookies.
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[LIVE=Justin/FULL]


After all, the celebration is also designed to encourage people to shop in the downtown businesses.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean /Justin;]


Lexington continues its traditions next weekend with a holiday parade.
Jean, it takes place next Saturday in downtown beginning at 5:30
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
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Still to come, a new vaccine is giving hope to the prevention of AIDS...
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[VO-NAT]

and some shoppers are getting warm holiday greetings from some men who aren't quite dressed for the cold.
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[Grubman]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net]
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Publicist Lizzie Grubman is out of jail-
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[VO-NAT 13:41:02]
[SUPER=03-Riverhead, NY]

She left a New York jail quietly today after serving 37 days of a 60 day sentence.
Grubman backed her Mercedes S-U-V into a crowd of people outside a trendy Hampton's nightclub- then took off.
She still faces lawsuits filed by six people who were hurt.
Some other plaintiffs have settled for undisclosed amounts.
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[Aids-Vaccine]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
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[!!!!ANCHOR TAG!!!!]
If it works, it could prevent AIDS with a shot-
At ten sites across the nation- an experimental AIDS vaccine is being tested on both healthy and H-I-V infected people.
Dr. Mallika Marshall has more.
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[SUPER=01-John Hatton/Study Participant; :09]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Clyde Crumpacker/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; :25 ]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Mallika Marshall/CBS News; :40]
[Super=01-Carol Delaney/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; :55]
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((JOHN HATTON ISN'T INFECTED WITH H-I-V, BUT HE'S TAKING PART IN A NEW NATIONWIDE STUDY TO SEE IF A NEW VACCINE CAN PROTECT --HEALTHY-- PEOPLE FROM GETTING INFECTED.

SOT:JOHN HATTON /STUDY PARTICIPANT

I THINK IT'S IMPORTANT FOR HUMANITY, IT'S IMPORTANT THAT WE TRY TO FIND SOMETHING THAT CAN PREVENT AIDS, THE VIRUS FROM SPREADING TO PEOPLE THE TRIALS ARE BEING CONDUCTED AT TEN SITES ACROSS THE COUNTRY, INCLUDING BETH ISRAEL DEACONESS MEDICAL CENTER IN BOSTON. DR. CLYDE CRUMPACKER/BETH ISRAEL DEACONESS MED CTR WE'RE SEEING IF THEY GET THIS VACCINE WILL THEY GET A REALLY STRONG IMMUNE RESPONSE THAT MIGHT SUGGEST IF THIS VACCINE WERE GIVEN TO NORMAL UNINFECTED PEOPLE, IT MIGHT PREVENT THEM FROM GETTING H-I-V IF THEY WERE EXPOSED TO IT OR IF THEY DO GET IT, THEY WILL GET A VERY LIMITED INFECTION. RESEARCHERS ARE ALSO TESTING THE VACCINE ON H-I-V INFECTED SUBJECTS TO SEE IF IT CAN ALSO HELP KEEP THE VIRUS UNDER CONTROL IN THOSE PATIENTS - AND ALLOW THEM TO STOP TAKING THE SO-CALLED "AIDS COCKTAIL DRUGS". CAROL DELANEY /BETH ISRAEL DEACONESS MED CTR IF THEY'RE ABLE TO SUPPRESS THEIR VIRUS USING THE VACCINE, THERE'S A POSSIBILITY MAYBE THAT THEY COULD STOP THEIR MEDICATION SO THEY'RE NOT TAKING THE ANTIREVTROVIRALS FOR LONG PERIODS OF TIMES WHICH WE KNOW CAN CAUSE TOXICITIES. DR. CRUMPACKER ANTIRETROVIRAL DRUGS ARE EXPENSIVE IN MANY COUNTRIES, THERE'S NOT THE INFRASTRUCTURE OR CLINICS OR DOCTORS OR NURSES TO GET THE DRUGS AVAILABLE TO PEOPLE SO A VACCINE COULD HAVE THE IMMEDIATE EFFECT OF PEOPLE NOT HAVING TO TAKE MEDICINES FOR THE REST OF THEIR LIFE. DR. MALLIKA MARSHALL, CBS NEWS.))
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[ANCHOR=Jean]

[TAKE AIDS VACCINATIONS BOARD FS]
For more information about sites participating in the trial you can call Scott Thaler at Merck Pharmaceuticals at 484- 344-2625
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[SS=None]

Just ahead on the newscast, is dry weather leaving Christmas tree farmers out in the cold?
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[VO-NAT]

and also, if you have dreams of being on the opera stage you may be surprised that you don't HAVE to have a world class voice.
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[Commercial]

[Tree-Drought]


[ANCHOR=11]
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[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=02-42 TC-1:34:58]
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It appears dry weather and an early frost has NOT damaged this year's Christmas tree crop.
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[VO-NAT :19]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Harley Cox has a tree stand on Williamson Road. He gets his trees from West Virginia but says you could wind up buying a tree from just about anywhere depending on where you buy your tree. As far as *locally* grown trees are concerned, the drought didn't affect the crop as much as cold weather early in the year.
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[IN Q=This past May there was a ...]
[SUPER=01-Harley Cox/Christmas Tree Dealer;]

((HARLEY COX/CHRISTMAS TREE DEALER: THIS PAST MAY THERE WAS A WIDESPREAD FREEZE... WHAT HAPPENED, WHEN THE FREEZE TOOK PLACE, IT STOPPED THE GROWTH FROM TAKING PLACE.))
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[OUT Q=stopped the growth from taking place.]
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[VO-NAT :07]

Depending on its height, Cox says you'll probably pay between 35 and 55 dollars for a tree this year.
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[Riverviews]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=02-40 TC-1:35:55]
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They have the building and the tenants and now Riverviews finally has the funding it needs to make Lynchburg's first artist colony a reality.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Riverviews this week closed on a 900-thousand dollar construction loan that will help turn this century-old shoe warehouse into artists' lofts and gallery space.
The project is being hailed as a vital part of Lynchburg's downtown revitalization.
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[SOT 14:47:26]
[IN Q=It's going to]

((BARBARA CORNETT/RIVERVIEWS ARTIST: IT'S GOING TO BRING PEOPLE HERE FOR THE GALLERY SHOWS AND FOR EVERYTHING THAT'S GOING ON AND IT DOES DO THAT. PEOPLE DON'T REALIZE THAT BUT ESPECIALLY WHEN YOU HAVE A RESIDENTIAL AREA, APARTMENTS SO THAT LIVING SPACE IN ITSELF DOWNTOWN IS WHAT WE NEED MORE OF.))
[SUPER=01-Barbara Cornett/Riverviews Artist]
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[OUT Q=we need more of.]
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[VO-NAT]


Riverviews will house 36 residential units and 20 studio and commercial spaces.
Construction should be finished by next July.
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[LA-Opera]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=net]
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Have you ever dreamed of being an opera star but you can't carry a tune?
There may be a way for you to grace opera's stage.
Manuel Gallegus takes us behind the scenes at the L-A opera.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Victor Ralys/Opera Extra; :32]
[SUPER=@Gallegus1; 1:22]
[SUPER=01-Marta Domingo/Opera Director; 1:39]
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[OUT Q=cbs News, Los Angeles.]


(( GRAND PERFORMANCE AT THE LOS ANGELES OPERA THE COSTUMES. THE CHORUS. AND, OF COURSE, THE SOPRANO.
-NATSOT- SUMI JO

BUT NOT EVERYONE ON THIS STAGE IS AS TALENTED AS A WORLD CLASS OPERA STAR. IN FACT, SOME OF THE PERFORMERS CANT EVEN SING THAT WELL. THE AUDIENCE MAY NOT REALIZE IT, BUT THE STAGE IS FILLED WITH EXTRAS, LIKE VICTOR RALYS. VICTOR RALYS, OPERA SUPERNUMERARY Do you sing in the shower? Oh yeah, quite often. And the water just turns itself off in protest.
VICTOR IS WHATS KNOWN IN THE OPERA BUSINESS AS A SUPER NUMERARY. A VOLUNTEER. THIS TIME HES GETTING MADE UP TO DOUBLE FOR THE LEAD TENOR IN THE TALES OF HOFFMAN. ITS HIS 53RD STAGE APPEARANCE.
VICTOR RALYS, OPERA SUPERNUMERARY. My God, Ive thrown world class singers in rivers, shot them Ive thrown them to the floor, and I havent been sued for it. Where else can you do such a thing?
THATS VICTOR, SNEAKING ACROSS THE CATWALK, MASQUERADING AS THE VILLAIN.
AND THATS VICTOR TOO IN THE CLOAK, TAKING A DIAMOND NECKLACE.
GRACING THE STAGE BEFORE A LIVE AUDIENCE, HEARING THOSE POWERFUL VOICES UP-CLOSE IS A FANTASY COME TRUE FOR THE OPERA LOVER WHO IS CHOIR DIRECTOR BY DAY.
VICTOR Im basically a kid in the operatic candy store. Manuel Gallegus, Los Angeles Opera As long as there have been operas, supernumeraries have filled the stage a simple theatrical tool to transport the audience to a different place.

MARTA DOMINGO, WHO DIRECTS THIS PRODUCTION, LIKES TO HAVE SUPERS FILL-OUT THE STAGE MARTA DOMINGO/Opera Director they are very, very important for the action.
-NAT SOT- OPERA

BUT ONE PLACE YOU WONT SEE THE SUPERS IS DURING THE OVATIONS THE UNSUNG HEROES DONT GET CURTAIN CALLS. MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS LOS ANGELES.))

[S-Hoops]


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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-134 6:53]
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We start down in Blacksburg...but not with Tech/UVa football hype, lets begin with hoops.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Eagles vs. Hokies; :00]

A special night for tech coach Ricky Stokes as he gave a quick hug to his former UVa teammate and Now American University coach Jeff Jones before tip off.
Tech's Carlos Dixon send s the ball into Bryant Matthews, he rips rope form three point land for the lead.
The Eagles Stephen Miles drives inside, gives to Jernavis Draughn for two, but his team trailed by 4.
[SUPER=33-Virginia Tech/69/American/61;]Dixon then finds Terry Taylor inside, he fights around traffic and hits

the fade away J. He had a game high 21.
American's Andres Rodriques dishes to Draughn for two, but Tech wins 69-61 and is 3 and 1 on the season.
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[S-Blacksburg]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-133 1:45:30]
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Just down the road, the Blacksburg girls faced Carrol County in the VHSL state quarterfinals.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Cavaliers vs. Indians; :00]


The Cavaliers entered hostile territory and and were in for a fight against a talented Blacksburg team.
The Indians Ashley Young works it inside to Britney Anderson and she hits the jumper for two.
The Cavs come right. Amy Gillespie makes the move to the iron and passes to Emily Hefflin for the bucket.
[SUPER=33-Blacksburg/59/Carroll Co./53;]Carroll County's Ingrid Easter can't find help so she just sinks the bucke

t.
Then, the Indians Becca Mills gets the assists from long range when Leslee Anderson rips rope from behind the arc. Blacksburg advances to the state semi finals with the 59-53 victory.
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[S-Express]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-121 2:03:33]
[GRAPHIC=Express]


The Express hit the hard water tonight to face the Columbia Inferno in the first of two meetings between the two ECHL clubs.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Inferno vs. Express; :00]

This would be the first ever game between the two, but that's not why there are hundreds of stuffed animals on the ice, that story, later,
First some highlights. The Inferno heats things up first when Justin Morrison rips rope to put Columbia up 1-nothing early in the first.
The Express answers. Dan Carlson is gonna beat the Inferno goalie on the assists from Joe Dusbabek and Frank Novok at the 14:37 mark of the opening period. And the stuffed animals fly as part of a toys for tots deal. Hundreds of them!
[SUPER=34-Roanoke/4/Columbia/7;]Mike Peron gives Roanoke its' first lead of the game with the nice goal in front of

the Columbia net, 2-1 Express.
After an Inferno goal that tied it at 2, Carlson scores his second goal of the game, 30-2 Express after one But Columbia wins 7-4.
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[S-LSU]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-131 1:41:14]
[GRAPHIC=collge football]


Arkansas upset 18th-ranked L-S-U 21-to-20 today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Little Rock, AR/Tigers vs. Razorbacks; :00]

Matt Jones 31-yard scoring strike to DeCori Birmingham with just nine seconds left in the game tied it at 20. Then, after a 15-yard celebration penalty on the
[SUPER=34-Arkansas/21/LSU/20;]Razorbacks, David Carlton booted the game-winning extra point from 35 yards out.

The victory clinches the SEC West crown for Arkansas.
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[S-Special]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-126 2:01:43]
[GRAPHIC=UVa/Tech]


The outcome of tomorrow's Tech/Virginia game will depend somewhat on special teams play. This season, the Hokies recorded six blocks.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Ryan Childress/UVa Long Snapper; :00]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=...oppotunity to win"]
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[S-Randal]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-135 6:03]
[GRAPHIC=UVa/Tech]


The Cavaliers know Tech has something special at quarterback. Bryan Randall has racked up over two thousand yards of offense using his arm and his feet.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Almondo Curry/UVa Cornerback; :00]
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=....playes on us"]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-College Station, TX;]


When Randall is on, opponents can often find Ernest Willford. Tech's star receiver has six TD catches and averages 20 yards a reception. He is 6 foot 4 and resembles UVa's Billy McMullen in stature, but according to the Cavs, not in ability.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Jerton Evans/UVa Senior Safety; :00]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=.....play our best against them"]
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[S-Matt]


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[GRAPHIC=TECH/UVA 6136]


The Virginia Tech defense has been stretched of late by opposing teams' ground game. But you can bet the Hokies will be focused on UVa ACC player of the year Matt Schaub and his arm, which has generated 26 TD passes this season.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=BITES]
[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/7 & 8 Against Virginia; :00]
[SUPER=01-Willie Pile/Va. Tech Senior Safety; :13]
[SUPER=01-Lamar Cobb/Va. Tech Senior Defensive End; :28]
[SUPER=04-Last Year; :36]
[RUNS=:50]
[OUT Q=...LET'S THEM DO."]
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[S-Runners]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-130 15821tc]
[GRAPHIC=TECH/UVA]

Tech's bread and butter most of this season has been a one-two punch running game that is one of the best in the nation. Lee Suggs and Kevin Jones have rushed for 24 touchdowns and almost 2000 yards.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville/Last Year; :00]

And last year, with Suggs out rehabbing his knee, Jones rushed for a career high 181 yards on 37 carries against the Cavaliers in Charlottesville.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Kevin Jones/181 Yards vs. UVa Last Year; :02]
[SUPER=01-Lee Suggs/1092 Yards Rushing This Year; :25]
[RUNS=:37]
[OUT Q=...WE STILL CAN."]
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[Abercrombie]


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


One retail chain is trying a unique way to attract shoppers to its stores this holiday season.
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[VO-NAT 26 plus pad]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY]


Male models wearing only boxer shorts and Santa hats- are greeting customers at Abercrombie and Fitch Stores.
A manager at the New York City store says the models are just greeters and welcome shoppers to the stores.
Don't look for the models at the local Abercrombie store though- the greeters are only at Abercrombie stores in major cities.
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