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Paid rescue squads may come to one community.
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Check out the newest way to see your unborn baby- It's four dimensional.
Plus the Bucs are back in the bay-
We'll hear from Roanoke native Ronde Barber.
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[Talent=Jean]


And why you may have to jump on the scale before you jump on a plane.
News 7 at Eleven is next.

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((THE PROCESS IS CONTINUING BUT THE PROCESS IS RUNNING OUT OF TIME.))
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White House reaction to the U-N report on inspections in Iraq.
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((AND IF YOU ARE WAITING FOR A SMOKING GUN, THE PROBLEM IS WHEN YOU SEE THE SMOKE COMING OUT OF THE GUN IT'S TOO LATE. THE DAMAGE HAS BEEN DONE.))
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[Iraq]


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The report out today could be the deciding factor between war and peace.
Today U-N inspectors delivered their initial report to the Security Council and it came with a warning for Iraq: Change your attitude or war will be inevitable.
Teri Okita reports.
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[SUPER=01-Hans Blix/Chief U.N. Weapons Inspector; ]
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((MOST EXPECTED CHIEF U-N ARMS INSPECTOR HANS BLIX WOULD GIVE A MIDDLE OF THE ROAD REPORT. BUT HIS COMMENTS TO THE SECURITY COUNCIL ON MONDAY ONLY SEEMED TO STRENGTHEN PRESIDENT BUSH'S RESOLVE THAT IRAQ IS UP TO NO GOOD.
(SOT: Han Blix/Chief U.N. Weapons Inspector)

Roberts Iraq appears not to have come to a genuine acceptance-not even today-of the disarmament which was demanded of it.
(nat of today's inspectors searching)

AFTER 2 MONTHS OF SEARCHING, INSPECTORS HAVE FOUND NO SMOKING GUN. BUT BLIX DID PRESENT A LAUNDRY LIST OF WAYS IRAQ HAS FAILED TO COOPERATE:
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UNACCEPTABLE CONDITIONS ON SPY PLANE FLIGHTS, HARASSMENT OF INSPECTORS, CONCEALMENT OF SECRET DOCUMENTS IN OFFICIALS HOMES, NO PRIVATE INTERVIEWS WITH SCIENTISTS, AND NON-ANSWERS ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED TO TONS OF CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS INSPECTORS KNEW IRAQ HAD IN THE 90S. BLIX DID CREDIT IRAQ FOR ALLOWING INSPECTORS OPEN ACCESS TO SUSPECT SITES, BUT HE SAYS MORE NEEDS TO BE DONE. Hans Blix/Chief U.N. Weapons Inspector: It is not enough to open doors. Inspection is not a game of catch as catch can. ADDING TO THE CASE AGAINST IRAQ, THE U-S NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY SAYS IT'S EAVESDROPPED ON IRAQIS TALKING ABOUT HIDING MATERIAL FROM THE INSPECTORS. U-S OFFICIALS ALSO SAY THEY HAVE EVIDENCE IRAQ IS HARBORING MEMBERS OF AL QAIDA TERROR GROUP. AND PRESIDENT BUSH PLANS TO RELEASE NEW EVIDENCE LATER THIS WEEK THAT SADDAM HUSSEIN IS INDEED A THREAT TO THE WORLD. Colin Powell/Secretary of State: Iraq's time for choosing peaceful disarmament is fast coming to an end. Teri Okita/CBS News: BUT INSPECTORS STILL WANT MORE TIME AND SO DO MANY INFLUENTIAL MEMBERS OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL. THE WHITE HOUSE HAS CONSENTED TO A FEW MORE WEEKS ... GIVING TROOPS MORE TIME TO GET INTO PLACE. TERI OKITA, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.))

[Wythe-Plant]


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The state says more research is needed before Duke Energy can move forward with a proposed power plant in Wythe County.
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The company wants to build the natural- gas fired plant next to the New River Trail State Park. A hearing examiner with the State Corporation Commission is concerned with Duke's plan to use an abandoned mine as a source of cooling water for the facility's gas turbines.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The water would come from the Austinville Mine which has been closed for 20- years. According to the state, the water is contaminated with excessive levels of zinc and lead. The hearing examiner would also like more research on the economic impact the 250- million dollar facility would have on the area.

[Amherst-EMS]


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Professional emergency medical service is another step closer to reality in Amherst County.. but it will come with a price.
As Steve Smallshaw reports, residents there could soon be seeing big changes when they dial 9-1-1.
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(( For forty years, a ride in an Amherst County ambulance hasn't cost the patient a dime.
But with the number of calls rising and volunteer hours dropping, the county.. like most other Virginia localities.. has had to find a way to ensure citizens get the emergency treatment they need, when they need it.
Too often lately, the calls have gone out and no volunteers have been available to respond.
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((VICKIE COFFEY/DISPATCHER: WHEN YOU TAKE THE CALLS, YOU'VE GOT THE PEOPLE ON THE OTHER END OF THE PHONE AND THEY'RE WANTING TO KNOW WHERE'S THE AMBULANCE? WHEN ARE THEY GOING TO GET HERE? HOW MUCH LONGER IS IT GOING TO BE, HE'S NOT BREATHING.))
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((GARY ROAKES/MONELISON R.S. CAPTAIN: BY NO MEANS IS IT A QUALITY OF CARE, IT'S STRICTLY A QUANTITY OF CARE. THERE'S RIGHT NOW IN AMHERST COUNTY THERE'S JUST NOT A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF VOLUNTEERS TO SUFFICIENTLY HANDLE THE NUMBER OF DAYTIME CALLS.))
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The plan is to hire five emergency medical technicians who will supplement the service the three local volunteer squads provide.
The funding is the key: for the first time residents will be charged for their ambulance ride to the hospital.
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((BRYAN DAVID/AMHERST CO. ADMINISTRATOR: IF SOMEBODY CALLS FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE, THERE WILL BE NO, I REPEAT, NO TURNING AWAY BASED ON ABILITY TO PAY. THERE WILL BE NO OF THAT QUESTION OR ANYTHING LIKE THAT. IF SOMEBODY CALLS FOR CARE, WE WILL MEET THAT CALL.))
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About fifty representatives from the county's three rescue squads met behind closed doors to discuss the plan.
Monelison and Pedlar members voted unanimously to accept it.. the Amherst Lifesaving Crew will vote at their February 6th meeting.
The board of supervisors has the final approval.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Amherst County. ))

[Schools]


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Mother Nature is still causing problems for some schools in our area.
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[TAKE SCHOOLTOUCH FULL]
Bland County schools will be delayed one hour tomorrow.
As will classes in Grayson County.
In Mercer County West Virginia, schools in the Bluefield area will be closed tomorrow. That's because of a gas leak.
And Tazwell County schools have a two hour delay tomorrow.
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[Boty-Fire]


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Neighbors are remembering victims of an early morning fire as nice, Christian people.
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[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;]

Officials say the bodies of a man and two children were pulled from this house on Catawaba Road. Fire engulfed the log home around two this morning. Cold air and wind made the blaze difficult to battle. A woman who lives across the street says the family re-located to the area from Texas about a month ago.
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((ANNETTE SUMPTER/NEIGHBOR; IT WAS YELLOW AND ORANGE SO I CALLED 9-1-1 AND I WOKE MY HUSBAND UP AND I RAN IN THE YARD BUT IT WAS TOO LATE, TOO MUCH SMOKE TOO MUCH FIRE TO MANY FLAMES IT WAS THE WORST FIRE I EVER SAW.))
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Fire officials are still investigating the cause and are not releasing identities until autopsies are done. The man's wife and mother of the children was in Texas at the time of the blaze. Officials say she has been notified and is on her way to Virginia.
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[XGR]


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Southwest Virginia lawmakers are not seeing eye-to-eye on a bill to help property owners along the proposed route for Interstate 73.
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I-73 is projected to cut through Roanoke City, as well as Roanoke, Franklin and Henry Counties.
With construction still years away, Rocky Mount Delegate Allen Dudley says property owners along the proposed route who want to sell may be unable to.
So Dudley wants to use federal funds to begin buying right-of-ways along the corridor.
But Roanoke lawmakers say there may not be enough money to go around.
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((DEL. CHIP WOODRUM/D-ROANOKE: THE EVIL HERE THOUGH IS YOU'RE GOING TO GIVE SOME PEOPLE SOME MONEY WHO WANT IT BUT OTHERS WHO MIGHT WANT IT ARE GOING TO BE DENIED. YOU'RE CREATING A TERRIBLE PROBLEM.)) ((DEL. WARD ARMSTRONG/D-MARTINSVILLE: TO THE EXTENT THERE'S ANY MONEY AVAILABLE AND TO THE EXTENT THERE ARE PEOPLE WHO WANT TO SELL THEIR LAND, THEY SHOULD BE PERMITTED TO DO SO.))
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The House of Delegates today approved the bill.
But it is still uncertain whether federal funds for the pilot project will be available.
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[Charlotte-Plane]


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The next time you board one of those small commuter flights, the airline may weigh your luggage- and it may put you on the scale too.
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[VO-NAT 02:47 1:11:16 30 plus pad]
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Investigators are looking into the possibility that a 19 seater plane that crashed in Charlotte earlier this month was carrying too much weight.
The crash killed 21 people.
Now the F-A-A is going to ask airlines to weight some passengers and bags.
The goal is to see whether current weight estimates are correct.
Airlines are allowed to estimate that a male passenger flying during winter weighs an average of 175 pounds including clothing and carry-ons.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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The FAA is also requiring inspections of elevators on all Beech 19-hundred planes. That's the flap that causes the plane to climb or dive.
Weight and elevator malfunction could have been contributing causes to the Charlotte crash.
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Investigators try to figure out what caused the accident that burned four local workers.
That's next on News 7.
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Plus a flooded apartment leads police to two young kids left home alone.
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[Sports-preview]


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((Hey folks - Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office - as the Dazzle looks to knock off the Patriots and the Patriots look to knock off the Cougars! Ronde Barber and the world champion Bucs arrive back home in Tampa. ((ronde barber:)) Plus, this Lion won't sleep tonight and we'll have this week's edition of Roundhouse wrapup tonight on the Big 7.))

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A Florida woman is charged with leaving two young children home alone .. a home that was flooded with up to four inches of water.
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When some of that water starting dripping into the apartment below, police and firefighters found not only lots of water on the floor above, but a two year old boy strapped in a child seat on a bed .. and a 10 month old in a crib. The two children were taken into protective custody, and police kept watch for several hours until their mother returned home.
Their father said the family doesn't have a car.
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((MAX BAPTISTE/FATHER; I FEEL REALLY BAD ABOUT IT.)) [BUTT TO 53] ((LT. BILL SCHWARTZ/MIAMI POLICE DEPARTMENT; SHE TOLD US SHE WENT UP TO HOLLYWOOD TO VISIT SOME FRIENDS AND BORROWING SOME MONEY.))
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29-year old Sandra Jean-Baptiste faces child abuse and neglect charges. She told police she did not remember leaving the water running, and she left home to ask friends to lend her some money.
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[Roanoke-Murder]


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A Salem man who was stabbed to death Sunday night was a native of Vietnam, who moved to Roanoke with his wife and son five years ago.
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40- year- old (TAHN KWANG HA) Thanh Quang Ha (TAHN KWANG HA) was stabbed repeatedly during an altercation outside American Nails on Williamson Road.
Danny Zongker says his friend was a respected member of the local Vietnamese community.
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((HE KNOW EVERY VIETNAMESE HERE. AND HE HANG AROUND LIKE A BROTHER YOU KNOW. HE LIKE A BROTHER. AND I FEEL SORRY FOR HIS WIFE.))
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Police have charged 32- year- old (DUHN HWANG FAHM) of Den Hoang Pham of Roanoke with murder.
He is being held in the Roanoke City Jail without bond.
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[Yopp]


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A Franklin County woman who kept her daughter in a cage will not serve prison time.
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[SUPER=03-Rocky Mount/May 2002; QUICK!!!!]


Rosa Yopp was convicted of felony child neglect last month.
Her husband is already serving a year in prison.
In May, investigators found the Yopp's three-year-old daughter caged in the bottom of a bunk bed.
The girl and her sister are now in foster care.
The judge ordered Yopp to have NO contact with them, except under supervision.
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[Rke-Cement]


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An accident at the Roanoke Cement plant injured four workers yesterday afternoon .
A spokesman for the company that owns the Botetourt County plant says all four suffered burns.
One had burns severe enough to require treatment at the University of Virginia hospital.
The incident has not affected plant operations; it's shut down for an annual overhaul.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Here's something to sleep on tonight-- not getting the right amount of sleep could lead to heart disease.
The latest research next on News 7.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus new ultrasound technology is giving proud parents-to-be a better than ever view of their little ones.
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[Commercial]

[Varicose]


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Almost half of all women will develop them and a quarter of the men will, but there is a new technique that can help get rid of varicose veins.
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[VO-NAT]


Varicose veins form when blood pools in the veins, either because the valves that keep blood from backing up fail, or because the vein walls become too weak.
Not only do they look bad, they can be painful.
A new procedure called E-V-L-T is making it easier to get rid of them.
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((DR. ROBERT MIN/INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGIST; ENDOVENOUS MEANS WITHIN THE VEIN, AND LASER OF COURSE IS A WAY TO DELIVER LASER ENERGY OR HEAT SO WHAT WE'RE DOING WE'RE DELIVERING LASER ENERGY WITHIN THE VEIN SO WE'RE NOT GOING THROUGH THE SKIN...WE'RE TAKING THE SKIN OUT OF IT.))
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Dr. Min says E-V-L-T is less invasive than traditonal surgery that would have removed the veins. That cuts down on pain and recovery time.
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[Sleep-Heart ]


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Too much sleep is not always a good thing. Neither is too little.
A new study says either may raise the risk of developing heart disease.
The study done on women showed those who averaged fewer than five hours were 39 percent more likely to develop heart disease.
Those who got nine hours or more had a 37 percent higher risk.
The researchers suggest that the right amount of sleep may be nearly as crucial to heart health as eating right and exercising.

[Baby-Vision]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=mjo]
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Parents can now get a crystal-clear picture of their baby before it's born.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;]


Doctors at Carilion New River Valley Medical Center started using four-dimensional ultrasound this week.
It's the only place in Southwest Virginia with the 4-D equipment.
Regular ultrasound produces a grainy, two-dimensional image.
But this one pairs a three-D image with the baby's real-time movements.
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[SOT 5:09]
[IN Q=The facial]

((DR. JAMES WESTON/OB-GYN: THE FACIAL EXPRESSIONS ON THE BABIES ARE SOMETHING WE CERTAINLY DIDN'T REALIZE THEY WERE DOING. A LOT OF SMILES, A LOT OF GRIMACING, A LOT OF TONGUES COMING OUT, A LOT OF THINGS WHERE YOU SEE THE BABY INTERACTING WITH THEIR ENVIRONMENT. ))
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Doctors say they can also spot birth defects more easily.
It works best on women who are between 24 and 32 weeks pregnant.
Doctor Weston and his partner use the 4-D ultrasound on their own patients, but they're making it available to ANYONE who wants it for 90 dollars.
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[S-Extra]


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Basketball highlights tonight from the Dazzle and Patrick Henry's gym on Grandin. Plus, Ronde Barber leads the cheers as the Bucs return to Tampa tonight. And Steve Mason will put us in the Express lane with Roundhouse Wrapup. But first tonight's Extra Point -
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[SUPER=04-NFL; :00]

Marty Mornhinweg was released as coach of the Detroit Lions this afternoon after a 3-13 season, the second-worst record in the NFL. Mornhinweg won just 5 games and lost 27 in his two seasons at the helm of the Lions. Steve Mariucci and Dennis Green are both considered likely candidates.
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[S-Dazzle]


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The Roanoke Dazzle was home last night taking on first place Fayetteville. A win and the Dazzle would be just one half game out of first place.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Fayetteville vs. Roanoke; :00]

It was hat night at the Roanoke Civic Center as the first 2000 fans got free lids. The visiting Patriots would play well throughout the game as Devin Brown drives it all the way from one end to another and lays it in for an easy deuce. The Dazzle and Terrence Shannon would answer back as he drives in on his own and drops in the shot. Roanoke had to play from behind most of the game, however. The Patriots' Jason Capel - the former Tarheel - will deliver with the pass to Jameel Watkins. He turns and burns one from inside the paint. The Dazzle got 20 points from Cory Alexander including 5
[SUPER=33-Roanoke/101/Fayetteville/113;]

three pointers, but Fayetteville wins it 113 to 101. The team is back home Wednesday night.
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[ANCHOR=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=HOLD DAZZLE]

Gabe Muoneke (muh-NECKY) led the Dazzle last night with 30 points in a losing effort.

[S-Patriots]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
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In high school basketball action last night the Patrick Henry Patriots played host to Pulaski County.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Cougars vs. Patriots; :00]

The Cougars entered the Deans' Dome hoping to get an upset win. But Cornelius Penn will show some quickness with a dribble drive off the left side. He gets two on the power drive off the glass. Dujuan Johnson was the perfect compliment for Penn against the Cougars. He drains the three ball and finished with a game high 23 points. Pulaski County stayed in the game pretty well as Andrew Hart grabs the rebound snakes his way down court - and slices in for the
[super=33-Pulaski Co./71/Patrick Henry/81;]

score. But PH gets the 81-to-71 non-district win over the Cougars.
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[S-Bucs]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-147 1112tc]
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The Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers arrived home last night and were greeted by a rowdy bunch of fans - who had waited over 26 years for to celebrate.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Tampa, FL; :00]

More than 65 thousand Buccaneer fans wedged their way into Raymond James Stadium for the welcome home party. The Buccaneers' top players each took a turn at the microphone with the Lombardi Trophy - and check out the ovation for Roanoke's own Ronde Barber - the final player to address the crowd.
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[IN Q=ALL RIGHT!...]
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[OUT Q=...we the champions of the world."]
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[VO-NAT con't]

The celebration will indeed continue today as Ronde and Bucs will be honored at a city wide parade this afternoon at 3:30.
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[S-Wheaties]


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[wipe to eng#!!!!!!!!]



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[VO-NAT]

Too bad for local fans that Ronde isn't one of the five Tampa Bay players featured on the commemorative Wheaties boxes that will be available in the Tampa area and eventually throughout the South. The boxes feature quarterback Brad Johnson, linebacker Derrick Brooks, running back Mike Alstott, receiver Keyshawn Johnson, and safety John Lynch.
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[S-House]


[ANCHOR=mike]
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[WRITER=sma]
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The Roanoke Express is in third place in the Northeast, but if they want to stay there - the team will have to be extremely productive the next month on the road.
[FULL SCREEN=ROUND HOUSE WRAP UP=6735]


Here's Steve Mason with that and more in yet another installment of Round House Wrap up.
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[SUPER=01-Perry Florio/100-73 and 18 Career ECHL Record; 1:35]
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((STEVE MASON:THE EXPRESS HAS EMBARKED ON THE LONGEST ROAD TRIP OF THE SEASON. ROANOKE PLAYS THE NEXT SEVEN AWAY FROM THE ROANOKE CIVIC CENTER AND THE NEXT HOME GAME IS FEBRUARY 21ST AGAINST GREENSBORO. THE EXPRESS HAS THE NEXT THREE DAYS OFF TO FINE TUNE THE DEFENSE. THE HARDEST PART OF PRACTICE MIGHT BE FINDING A WAY TO IMPROVE AN ALREADY LETHAL POWER PLAY.))
((The express is now up to third out of 27 ECHL teams on the power play. Roanoke is scoring on one out of every four extra man situations. ((DUNCAN DALMAO/9 GOALS, 18 ASSISTS:)) However, the Express is 23rd in the league in goals against, allowing 3.5 goals a game. In the last three games, the Express has scored 14 goals while giving up 14. Against Atlantic City and Richmond, Roanoke allowed 7 third period goals.
((RICK KOWALSKY/22 GOALS, 41 ASSISTS:))
Head coach Perry Florio notched his 100th career ECHL win Friday against Richmond. The start to his next 100 will be a bit more challenging. ECHL and Express leading scorer Jason Jaffray, a rookie forward, has been with the AHL Norfolk Admirals since last Wednesday and Florio will miss many aspects of his elusive game. ((PERRY FLORIO/100-73 AND 18 CAREER ECHL RECORD:)) Joe Dusbabek is three games into a 10 game league suspension for a violent cross check to the face against a Reading player. Perhaps no one will miss him more than Express center Dan Carrlson. The two played college hockey together at Notre Dame.)) ((:)) ((:)) ((THE EXPRESS RETURNS TO ACTION THIS THURSDAY ON THE ROAD AGAINST GREENSBORO. ROANOKE IS 2 AND 1 AGAINST THE GENERALS THIS SEASON. STEVE MASON ROUND HOUSE WRAP UP.))

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In a couple of other quick notes - Tech's Chrystal Starling has been named the Big East Conference's co-player of the week. She had 21 in Tech's win over 23rd ranked Rutgers in overtime.
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And if the cold weather has you down - the Avalanche announced the opening of sales for ticket packages for the upcoming season. There are many of great plans of the past like the ticket books, plus three brand new plans. Check it out at Salem Avalanche dot com.

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Taking the drive out of driver's tests...
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That is something researchers at Virginia Tech and the University of Virginia hope will one day be possible with a new driving simulator.
The simulator uses a 50-inch plasma screen to create a virtual driving experience.
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((JOHN CASALI/VT INDUSTRIAL & SYSTEMS ENGINEERING: THE SIMULATOR ALLOWS YOU TO PRESENT THAT DRIVING SCENARIO TO A PERSON BEING TESTED AND ACTUALLY MEASURE THIER PERFORMANCE TO SEE HOW WELL THEY'VE DONE. AND THEN YOU CAN DEVELOP A PASS, FAIL CRITERIA THAT WOULD DETERMINE IF THEY SHOULD OR SHOULD NOT BE ALLOWED TO GO FORWARD WITH THEIR LICENSE 57:25))
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Researchers say, for now, the simulator will be used at U-V-A to test drivers' reactions to dangerous situations.
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