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Coming up on News 7-
A fire tonight on Hardy Road. We'll have details.
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Saddam Hussein speaks to the Western media- We'll hear what he has to say.
Plus a sneak peak of the movie Gods and Generals-
And no love for Courtney on her latest flight to London. We'll explain.
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[Talent+Jean] News 7 at Eleven is next.

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Saddam Hussein speaks to the Western media for the first time in more than a decade saying this.
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((ARABIC... TRANSLATOR VOICE: IF WE HAD RELATIONS WITH THE ORGANIZATION OF AL-QA'IDA AND WE BELIEVED IN THAT RELATIONSHIP WE WOULDN'T BE ASHAMED TO ADMIT IT. THEREFORE I WOULD LIKE TO TELL YOU DIRECTLY AND ALSO THROUGH YOU TO ANYONE WHO IS LISTENING AND INTERESTED IN KNOWING, THAT WE HAVE NO RELATIONSHIP WITH AL'QAIDA.))
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[Iraq]


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Saddam makes that claim on the eve of Colin Powell's address to the United Nations.
Tomorrow the Secretary of State is expected to present evidence to the contrary- evidence that Saddam has ties to terrorism and weapons of mass destruction.
Aleen Sirgany has more from Washington.
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((IN HIS FIRST WESTERN TV INTERVIEW IN 12 YEARS, SADDAM HUSSEIN LASHED OUT AT THE UNITED STATES, SAYING IT WANTS TO CONQUER IRAQ AS PART OF A PLOT TO SEIZE IRAQI OIL FIELDS AND QUOTE, "CONTROL THE WORLD". AND SADDAM INSISTED HIS COUNTRY HAS NO TIES TO AL QAEDA... OR WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION. SADDAM HUSSEIN/IRAQI LEADER: It is easy to work out if Iraq has weapons or does not have weapons, chemical, nuclear, and biological. And we have said many times before and we say it again today that Iraq is free of such weapons. THE FULL INTERVIEW WILL AIR WEDNESDAY NIGHT ON THE CBS NEWS BROADCAST SIXTY MINUTES TWO....HOURS AFTER SECRETARY OF STATE COLIN POWELL DISPUTES SADDAM'S CLAIMS AT THE U-N. (GRAPHIC) POWELL WILL DISPLAY DIAGRAMS OF MOBILE BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS VANS BASED ON EYE WITNESS DESCRIPTIONS FROM IRAQI DEFECTORS. AND HE WILL DETAIL CHEMICAL WEAPONS TRAINING IRAQ ALLEGEDLY PROVIDED TO AL QAEDA. BUT THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION SAYS THERE WILL NOT BE A SMOKING GUN. DONALD RUMSFELD/SECRETARY OF DEFENSE: This smoking gun business I think is a misunderstanding of what we're doing and what's going on in this world and what the nature of the threat is and what the danger is. CHIEF U-N WEAPONS INSPECTOR HANS BLIX IS URGING IRAQ TO LOOK AT THE CLOCK, WARNING IT'S QUOTE "FIVE MINUTES BEFORE MIDNIGHT." THIS AS INSPECTORS FOUND ANOTHER EMPTY CHEMICAL WARHEAD NEAR BAGHDAD. HANS BLIX/UN CHIEF WEAPONS INSPECTOR I'm pleading with Iraqis to enter into cooperation of substance. SECRETARY OF STATE COLIN POWELL ALREADY IN NEW YORK GETTING A JUMP START FOR INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT AGAINST IRAQ, PRESENTS HIS REPORT TO THE SECURITY COUNCIL WEDNESDAY MORNING. IT'S LIKELY THE BEST CHANCE TO WIN OVER SKEPTICAL ALLIES. ALEEN SIRGANY, CBSNEWS, WASHINGTON.))
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You can watch Colin Powell's address to the U-N live here on WDBJ-7 tomorrow morning at 10:30.

[Inge]


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He was a gun-toting stalker intent on confronting his ex-girlfriend when deputy Frankie Betterton intervened.
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That's the picture prosecutors are painting for the jury in the capital murder trial of Roy Inge Junior in Pittsylvania County. Inge is accused of killing Betterton during a traffic stop last May. Several motorists say they saw a man resembling Inge running from the deputy's car that day.
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Ballistics and D-N-A tests later matched a gun found in Inge's home to the murder scene. The Commonwealth is expected to wrap up its case tomorrow morning.
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[Police-Shooting]


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A prosecutor has cleared the Salem police officer who accidentally shot a man he was trying to arrest.
Salem Commonwealth's Attorney Fred King says Detective Michael Brightwell acted appropriately and will not face charges.
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Brightwell wounded Michael Scott Peery (perry) on December 17th in a parking lot on Apperson Drive.
Police said the incident unfolded as officers were trying to make an undercover drug buy.
King said it was proper for Brightwell to draw his gun. He said Peery refused to obey the officer and tried to run.
And the prosecutor found that Brightwell's gun discharged accidentally, when Peery struck the weapon.
Brightwell has been on administrative leave since the shooting. He returned to full duty this afternoon.
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Efforts to contact Peery were unsuccessful.

[Columbia]


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An analysis nine years ago warned NASA that the space shuttle could fail catastrophically if debris hit the underside of its wings during liftoff.
That's the very scenario that may have brought Columbia down.
The professor who did the analysis says NASA did make changes in response.
Meanwhile as Elizabeth Sanchez reports, the nation paid tribute to the shuttle crew-
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((Under bright blue skies, President Bush led the nation in a solemn farewell for the crew of Columbia. Thousands attended the memorial service at the heart of where these astronauts trained. President Bush : Today we not only remember not only one moment of tragedy, but seven lives of great purpose and achievement.' Although the tears came easy, there were smiles as the lives of the 7 brave voyagers were celebrated. Names from Capt Kent Ronninger Nat; bell tolling (at the end) For the fallen 7, the bell has tolled And a pledge has been made. Sean OKeefe, Nasa Administrator Make sure this never happens again. With safety we will keep this pledge. With dramatic pictures that appears to show pieces falling from Columbia the clues are emerging. This amateur video taken in Arizona may be the strongest evidence yet that shows the shuttle breaking up earlier than first thought. Nasa is also interviewing witnesses in California. Anthony Beasley/EYEWITNESS In East Texas, more than 3500 debris sites have been marked, including a large piece of metal with in tact and charred thermal tiles. Elizabeth Sanchez, CBS News, Houston.))

[WTC-Plans]


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If you thought New York's World Trade Center was tall wait til you hear what's going up in its place. Two final plans have been picked for the site.
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Both feature skyscrapers that would rise taller than any other in the world.
The plans were picked as finalists in an international competition to redesign the site in New York.
One plan sees the foundations of democracy in the concrete walls surrounded Ground Zero.
Another sees New York's rebirth in soaring towers of culture.
The winning plan will be selected by month's end.
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[Gods-Generals]


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In about two- weeks, the movie "Gods and Generals" will arrive on the silver screen. But tonight-- portions of the movie about the blue and the grey debuted to a crowd of maroon and orange. Teresa Hamilton was at Virginia Tech for tonight's sneak peek and has reaction to the long awaited film.
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It took 60- million dollars and six years to complete, but later this month the civil war movie "Gods and Generals" will hit movie screens nationwide.
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A portion of the movie was filmed in Lexington but it was a crowd of more than a thousand that was treated to a 30- minute preview at Virginia Tech... which also has strong ties to the film.
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Much of the story involving Stonewall Jackson was based on a book by Virginia Tech history professor Bud Robertson-- who also served as a consultant on the film which is a prequel to the movie "Gettysburg."
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(( ERIK KNEUBUEHL: I LOVED GETTYSBURG SO I THINK IT.. JUST MADE ME WANT TO SEE THE FILM. )) [runs09]
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Director Ron Maxwell was also at the preview and encouraged the audience to see the three and a half hour movie when it debuts.
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(( RON MAXWELL/DIRECTOR: I'VE LEARNED THAT A FILM FINDS IT'S OPTIMUM LENGTH AND THIS FILM IS NOT I DON'T BELIEVE IT'S A FRAME LONGER OR SHORTER THAN IT NEEDS TO BE AT IT'S ORGANIC VITAL LENGTH. )) [runs14]
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A decision history and movie buffs will get to make for themselves, when the film hits theaters nationwide February 21st. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Blacksburg. ))
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Speeding could get more expensive on Interstate 81.
Find out why next on News 7.
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Plus a little blue pill has some new competition.
More on Viagra's new battle coming up.
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((Hey folks - Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office - as the high school basketball season gets wound up tonight. Fleming pulls off the upset of the evening knocking off Cave Spring. Three sets of highlights are on the way, plus Steve Mason talks with the hoop heads at Blacksburg and Radford. And Steve Mariucci comes home to coach the Lions tonight on the Big 7.))

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Men spend billions of dollars every year to treat impotence, and Viagra is one of the most sold prescription drug in the United States.
But a new treatment is set to rival the little blue pill.
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The U-S pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly is working with biotechnology company Icos to introduce a new treatment called (see-ALL-us) Cialis.
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((DR. CHRIS MCMAHON/AUSTRALIAN CENTRE FOR SEXUAL HEALTH; PROBABLY AT LEAST THIRTY FIVE TO FORTY PERCENT OF MEN WILL HAVE A DEGREE OF E-D, AND PROBABLY TWENTY PERCENT OF MEN WILL HAVE COMPLETE ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION. IN OTHER WORDS THEY'LL NEVER BE ABLE TO GET AN ERECTION WHICH IS SUFFICIENT FOR INTERCOURSE))
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That's why the market for these drugs is so large.
European men are the first to try the treatment before it goes on sale in the United States.
Eli Lilly claims (see-all-us) Cialis lasts longer and acts faster than Viagra.
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[Barn-Fire]


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A barn in Roanoke County went up in flames tonight.
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Dozens of firefighters fought the blaze on Hardy Road.
It broke out just before ten tonight.
The barn was destroyed, but there were no animals or crops inside.
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There will be no back-to-back terms for Virginia's governors.
That proposal was narrowly defeated today in the House of Delegates.
Richmond Bureau Chief Meghan Muldoon has more on what passed and what didn't in the General Assembly today.
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(( For the second day in a row, the House killed a measure that would have allowed Virginia's governor to seek back-to-back terms.
Opponents say a two-term governor would disrupt the state's balance of power.
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Despite lobbying for the proposal, Governor Warner came up two votes short.
The governor said he's disappointed.
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Many Republican lawmakers said they would support a two-term governor IF the executive branch relinquished its powers to appoint members to policy-making boards.
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Meanwhile the Senate had their own heated debate over a bill to require a parent's consent before a minor gets an abortion.
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In addition to the parental consent abortion bill, the Senate approved a ban on partial-birth abortions and a primary seat belt law.
That would require drivers to buckle up or get pulled over.
Senators also approved a measure to increase fines for speeding along hazardous sections of Interstate 81.
Meghan Muldoon, News 7, Richmond.))
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[Newbill]


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Rocky Mount's mayor hopes voters will give him a higher post.
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Mark Newbill is a Democrat who says he'll challenge Republican incumbent Allen Dudley for the House of Delegates in the next election.
Newbill has been Mayor since 2001. He's a dairy farmer.
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The 9th District House of Delegates seat covers parts of Franklin, Pittsylvania, Bedford and Floyd County.
Newbill will formally announce his candidacy Saturday in Rocky Mount.

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Their reigns ended decades ago in some cases, but the Miss Virginia Pageant wants to get former winners back on the runway.
Find out why when News 7 returns.
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And what does a superbowl champ think of the nickname Chucky?
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((ARE YOU TIRED OF THAT CHUCKY NONSENSE? YEA A LITTLE BIT. HA HA))
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More from Jon Gruden and Dave a little later.
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[Courtney-Love]


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American rock star Courtney Love is arrested in London.
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British police arrested Love after she arrived on a trans-Atlantic flight at London's Heathrow Airport.
According to an airline spokesman, Love, lead singer of the band Hole, verbally abused the cabin crew during the flight.
The plane's captain called police while in the air and they met the flight when it arrived.
After about twenty minutes Love was escorted across the tarmac and put into a police van.
Love was married to Nirvana front-man, Kurt Cobain.
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The Miss Virginia Pageant needs help finding winners... FORMER winners.
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This June, the pageant will celebrate fifty years in Roanoke. Plans call for all past winners to be included in the festivities leading up to the pageant.
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((STEVE MUSSELWHITE/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, MISS VIRGINIA PAGEANT: IT'LL ACTUALLY BE A LIVE SHOW ON STAGE AT THE CIVIC CENTER FRIDAY EVENING AND IT WILL BE FILMED, EDITED AND THEN BE GOING ON AIR AN HOUR BEFORE THE LIVE SHOW SATURDAY NIGHT.))
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[VO NAT :07] Musselwhite says all but two of the missing winners won their title in the years before the pageant moved to Roanoke in 1954.
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[WIPE TO FULL SCREEN PINNACLE] If you know the whereabouts of any former Miss Virginias you can call 540-989-4531.
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High school hoops galore tonight, plus from the Blue Ridge, Western Valley and Three Rivers are on the way. But first tonight's Extra Point -
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Steve Mariucci has agreed to take over the Lions just 20 days after the San Francisco 49ers fired him. Mariucci will get a reported 5 year $25 million dollar contract. It is a homecoming for him as he was born and raised in Michigan.
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We begin this segment with high school hoops involving a team trying to climb the mountain and a team made up of Mountaineers.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Alleghany vs. Hidden Valley; :00]

First year program Hidden Valley hosted talented, battle tested Alleghany and Montell Watson last night. The talented point guard would not disappoint as he comes out in a giving mood and finds Brett Carpenter with the little lob pass as the Mounties break on top quickly. Montell again in a giving mood - this time he will lead the break, penetrate and feed Antonio Gibbs with the hook pass for the layin. Hidden Valley tried to control the tempo and stay patient. Hunter Kern comes through with the good dribble drive and he will get the hoop and the harm in traffic. Then the patience is rewarded with Hunter Miller's backdoor
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look to Kevin Lambert. But Alleghany prevails with the 64-TO-38 win.
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Alleghany already has sewn up the "lower division" in the Blue Ridge, and after beating Northside Monday night it appeared that Cave Spring had done the same in the "upper league." Not so fast folks!
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Fleming vs. Cave Spring;:00]

Last night Cave was home at Knights' gym hosting a Fleming team it already beat earlier in the season. In that win, Adam Trumbower had 33 points, tonight he opens the scoring with a nice drive to put Cave in front. But Fleming's Dwayne Priest shows a little shake and bake of his own as he flies to the hoop on the inbounds play for two points. Cave went cold late in the game for almost ten minutes as Fleming wiped out a double digit defecit. Dere (DAH-RAY) Hicks gets
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it to go and the unpredictable Colonels shake up the district race with a 50-to-45 win over Cave Spring last night.
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In girls' action last night the Patrick Henry Patriots played host to Halifax County in Western Valley district play.
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The PH coaches have done a good job of re-instilling some pride back into the Patriots' program. Chelsea Settles will take the dish from Sonya Price. She will knock in the three pointer to shoot PH into the lead early from the wing. But back come the Comets - Delisha Scott to Kiki Sydnor who makes the coast to coast drive and we're all tied up. But Patrick Henry would hang on tonight as returns the favor to Price. She knocks down
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the three ball and the Patriots win it over Halifax 42-to-39.
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Blacksburg and Radford each won again tonight. The two traditional New River Valley kingpins of hoop are proving that's it's possible to not only co-exist on opposite ends of Prices Fork, but help one another. Steve Mason has more.
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[SUPER=01-Rick Cormany/11th Season as Radford Head Coach; :28]
[SUPER=01-Doug Day/First Season as Blacksburg Head Coach; :37]
[SUPER=01-Jarhon Giddings/Blacksburg Center; 1:00]
[SUPER=@Steve1; 1:10]
[SUPER=01-Darris Nichols/Radford Point Guard; 1:30]
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Tomorrow is the National Signing Day for high school football players. Look for UVa's haul to be on a national scope and Tech's to be loaded with in-state players. Today Tech got word that Xavier Adibi will follow his brother Nathaniel to Blacksburg. Adibi picked the Hokies over Tennessee. Also, the Hokies and Virginia both lost out on Chase Anastasio from Robinson high school. He picked Notre Dame over the Hoos and Hokies this afternoon. Tomorrow morning both Tech and Virginia will be anxiously waiting to hear from Bethel high school's Chris Ellis. The six-four, 240 pounder will pick between the two tomorrow morning at 7:30.

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Daytona opens its gates to Cup boys this Friday, and Rusty Wallace is raring to take another shot at elusive 500 title.
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[SUPER=03-Daytona Beach, FL; :00]

Rusty is 0-for-21 in his career in the Daytona 500, but he likes his chances this year after switching from Ford to Dodge. He says switching makes hasn't been that big of a deal.
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[OUT Q=...NEW CARS DOWN."]
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[super=04-2001 Bud Shootout]

NASCAR announced its format for the first ever night time Bud Shootout yesterday. It will be a 70 lap event, but after the first 20 laps there will be a 10 minute break where crews can make changes to their cars before the final 50 lap dash. 19 drivers are entered including Tony Stewart the two-time defending Bud Shootout Champ.
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[GO TO PINNACLE 12999] The ACC is back here on Your Hometown Station tonight at 9.
Duke takes on North Carolina at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Hope you can join us right here tonight here on WDBJ-7.
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He's won the superbowl and made it big, but he just can't seem to shake the nickname Chucky.
Tonight Jon Gruden talks to Dave Letterman about it.
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((DAVE LETTERMAN: ARE YOU TIRED OF THAT CHUCKY NONSENSE? WHAT IS THE ORIGIN OF THAT? JON GRUDEN: WE HAD A GUY AT OAKLAND WHO WENT THE WRONG WAY ON A HANDOFF AND I JUST KIND OF LOST MY MIND. OF COURSE THERE WERE 80 THOUSAND FANS CALLING YOU AN IDIOT. HARVEY WILLIAMS IF HE'S LISTENING NOW GAVE ME THAT NICKNAME. LETTERMAN: IS THERE SOME SORT OF RESEMBLANCE? LAUGHTER APPLAUSE.))
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Of course you can catch the entire interview coming up next on the Late Show with David Letterman