[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Teresa]

Coming up on NEWS 7 at six...
It has potential to be the biggest winter storm so far this season. We'll take a look at what we can expect in the sky and on the road.
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[VO-NAT]

Plus, hundreds of anti-war protesters rally in Blacksburg and Roanoke.
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[Sports-head]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
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Tonight in sports, VMI tries to break a 6 game losing skid, Tech battles Georgetown at the Cassell, and
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[VO-NAT]


Surprise!! Dale, Junior was back in victory lane today at Daytona.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Brent WXCenter]
[SS=None]


Significant amounts of sleet, snow and freezing rain make up our forecast for the remainder of the weekend. Winter storm warnings are in affect through Sunday Night. Details coming up.
[ANCHOR=Teresa full]


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[SOT 15:49:21]
[IN Q=We don't pay]

((LAURA BULLOCK/V-DOT SPOKESPERSON: WE DON'T PAY ATTENTION TO THE POCKETBOOK WHEN IT COMES TO SNOW REMOVAL AND THAT IS A SNOW EMERGENCY AND WE ARE GOING TO BE OUT THERE KEEPING THE PUBLIC SAFE AS LONG AS WE HAVE TO.))
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[OUT Q=AS WE HAVE TO]
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It will come at some cost but V-DOT and other agencies say the job must be done.
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 6]


Good evening, I'm Teresa Hamilton.

[First-Wx]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[GRAPHIC=Winter Storm Warning]

Yet another blast of winter weather looms over the area...a storm that could bring a mixed bag of precipitation.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Teresa/Brent WxCenter]

Let's get an update now on the forecast with Brent Watts.
[ANCHOR=Brent in WxCenter]


[SKYTRACKER/FULL] ENHANCED RADAR VIEW



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[Snow-Preps]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-47 TC-1:55:58]
[GRAPHIC=Winter Storm Warning]

We've heard about it for days and by now you're probably ready for whatever comes our way. V-DOT as well as other city's and towns are hoping for the best but preparing the worst.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Teresa/Justin Microwave;]


Justin McLeod joins us from Roanoke City's Transportation Division with more on the preparations. Justin?
Teresa, the city says they won't stop until life is back to normal again.
[LIVE=Justin/FULL]
[SUPER=@justin1]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke]


They plan to work throughout the night and all day tomorrow removing the snow.
It won't be easy for many reasons.
Where I am standing is normally covered with sand and salt.
The city says it has enough to get through this storm but they warn money and supplies are running on empty.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Christiansburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Ken King/Transportation Division Manager; :28]
[SUPER=01-Laura Bullock/V-DOT Spokesperson; 1:16]
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[OUT Q=ON THE EAST COAST]

((((NAT SOUND OF RAIN IN THE NEW RIVER VALLEY))
For most of the day, the New River Valley saw a good steady rain and in parts a thick white fog.
[SOT 15:34:58; 15:35:53]
[IN Q=It's really foggy]

((ROD LITTLETON: IT'S REALLY FOGGY OUT, IT'S RAINY PRETTY BAD BUT TONIGHT IT'S GOING TO BE REALLY BAD.)) ((CAROLYN PRICE: IT'S JUST VERY RAINY, COLD AND DREARY AND NASTY.))
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[OUT Q=and nasty]


And it is only going to get worse....as well as tricky, according to the Transportation Division Manager for the city of Roanoke.
[SOT 15:38:51]
[IN Q=It's going to be]

((KEN KING/TRANSPORTATION DIVISION MANAGER: IT'S GOING TO BE A VERY LONG STORM WHICH IS ALSO GOING TO MEAN WE WILL HAVE TO STAY OUT ON OUR PRIMARY ROUTES FOR A LONG TIME AND SOME OF THE RESIDENTIAL STREETS MAY NOT GET TREATMENT FOR QUITE SOME TIME INTO THE STORM BECAUSE OF THAT.))
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[OUT Q=because of that]


Crews will also have to do more with less.
The city of Roanoke began the winter with more than 6-thousand tons of salt.
The supply is now under 2,000 tons.
The city says they have enough materials for this storm but anything beyond that is in doubt.
[SOT 15:40:48]
[IN Q=Our city council]

((KEN KING/TRANSPORTATION DIVISION MANAGER: OUR CITY COUNCIL WILL HAVE ON THEIR AGENDA TUESDAY AN ACTION THAT WOULD ADD ADDITIONAL MONEY TO SNOW REMOVAL ACCOUNT.))
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[OUT Q=removal account]


V-Dot is in a similar situation.
They've already surpassed it's budget for snow removal by more than two million dollars.
As for supplies, V-Dot crews have already used more than 19-thousand tons of salt for Roanoke and New River Valley.
[SOT 15:50:09]
[IN Q=We have on hand]

((LAURA BULLOCK/V-DOT SPOKESPERSON: WE HAVE ON HAND ABOUT 1/2 THE CAPACITY WE COULD HOLD BUT THAT'S STILL PLENTY. WE'VE GOT MORE THAN ENOUGH FOR THIS STORM. WE MAKE IT A HABIT TO REPLENISH OUR SUPPLY AS SOON AS WE USE IT UP AND SO FAR WE ARE NOT HEARING OF ANY SHORTAGES OF SALT SUPPLIERS ON THE EAST COAST.))
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[OUT Q=on the east coast]))
[LIVE=Justin/FULL]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke;]


So far this winter, V-Dot has used more than 200-thousand tons of salt statewide.
The city of Roanoke says they will be using salt conservatively for this storm.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Teresa / Justin Microwave;]


Teresa, that's not because they are low on supplies but rather because this storm is going to see a lot of rain before and after the snow and there is a fear the rain will just wash it away.

[War-Protest]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=03-06 TC-12:30]
[GRAPHIC=Iraq]


Today's rainy weather failed to prevent hundreds from "A Call to Action."
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg]


A crowd of more than three hundred gathered this morning at Blacksburg's town hall for "A Call to Action" peace rally.
They were there to speak out against a possible war with Iraq.
Similar events also took place across the country and around the world.
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[SOT 22:48]
[IN Q=I think whether]

((JANE GOETTE/PEACE RALLY ORGANIZER: I THINK WHETHER OR NOT WE'RE HEARD WE'RE DOING THE RIGHT THING AS AMERICANS, THIS IS OUR DEMOCRATIC RIGHT AND OBLIGATION, WE ARE THE PEOPLE, THIS IS OUR GOVERNMENT AND WE HAVE EVERY RIGHT AND RESPONSIBILITY TO SPEAK OUT WHEN WE FEAR OUR NATION IS GOING IN THE WRONG DIRECTION.))
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[OUT Q=the wrong direction]
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[VO-NAT]


A small group of about ten gathered across the street as part of a counter demonstration in support of war with Iraq.
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[SOT 16:13]
[IN Q=We're out here]

((BEAU CORRELL/SUPPORTS WAR: WE'RE OUT HERE BECAUSE WE THINK THAT ONE OF THE VOICES IN THIS DISCUSSION IS BEING IGNORED, THE SIDE THAT AGREES THE ADMINISTRATION, AGREES WITH THE IRAQI PEOPLE AND WE BELIEVE THOSE VOICES SHOULD BE HEARD IN THIS COMMUNITY.))
[SUPER=01-Beau Correll/Supports War; :]
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[OUT Q=in this community]
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[VO-NAT]


The peace rally ended with a march through the streets of downtown Blacksburg and a vigil at the post office.
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[Rke-Protest]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=03-05 TC-9:28]
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A similar protest also took place this afternoon in Roanoke.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


A crowd of about fifty people gathered at Lee Plaza to protest the possible war with Iraq.
The group held signs and heard from a number of religious and political speakers.
Members of the "Alternatives to War" group were also on hand asking people to sign a petition.
They're asking Roanoke city council to pass a resolution against the war.
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[Tech-Students]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-51 TC-1:26:41]
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An even larger crowd gathered today at Virginia Tech but it wasn't for a protest.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg]


More than 27-hundred international students attended a mandatory meeting to discuss new security measures enacted since September 11th.
The students learned details regarding a new federal database called the "Student and Exchange Visitor Information System" or (SEE-vihs) SEVIS.
Any person in the U.S. on a student visa must now have a variety of information entered into that database including name, date of birth, and address here and abroad.
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[SOT 1:15]
[IN Q=The new procedures]

((KIM BEISECKER/DIRECTOR OF CRANWELL INTERNATIONAL CENTER: THE NEW PROCEDURES INVOLVE INS BEING COMPUTERIZED AND WE ARE NOW INTERACTIVE WITH INS SO THE INFORMATION THAT WAS PREVIOUSLY DONE ON PIECES OF PAPER ARE NOW DONE BY THE COMPUTER.))
[SUPER=01-Kim Beisecker/Cranwell International Center Director; :]
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[OUT Q=by the computer]
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[VO-NAT]


The usual student visa will soon be replaced with paper work that has a bar code.
Virginia Tech plans to hold another mass meeting on March 11th to actually collect the information for the (SEE-vihs) SEVIS system.
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[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[SS=NONE]

Still ahead on the newscast, it's billed as the largest baby shower in the world, and organizers say it's a success.


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[VO-NAT]

and today he's teaching high school kids about defensive fundamentals, but soon he'll be serving in the defense of the country. We'll explain in just a bit.
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[Short]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=03-07 TC-21:18]
[GRAPHIC=Jennifer Short]

It's been six months now since a family friend discovered the bodies of Michael and Mary Short inside their Henry County home.
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[VO-NAT 02-51 tc 37:05]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co./August; ]

Their daughter Jennifer was abducted and later found dead in Rockingham County, North Carolina. A 48- thousand dollar reward for information is being offered. So far, no arrests have been made but Henry County investigators remain assigned to the case. Investigators say North Carolina carpenter Gary Bowman remains a "person of interest."
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[Baby-Shower]


[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[NEWSCAST=6 PM]
[WRITER=tha]
[TAPE#=02-54 TC-1:20:39]
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Today's showers failed to put a damper on the "World's Largest Baby Shower".
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]

Spirit F-M radio and Leonard's Copy Systems sponsored the event to benefit the "Crisis Pregnancy Center of the Roanoke Valley". The organization helps women facing un-planned pregnancies. Throughout the day, folks were asked to drop off items, such as diapers, clothes, blankets and furniture at the West Salem Baptist Church.
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[SOT 00:15:06]
[IN Q=Spirit F-M ]
[SUPER=01-Barry Armstrong/Spirit FM Deejay; ]

((SPIRIT FM HAS ALWAYS SUPPORTED THE CRISIS PREGNANCY CENTER THIS IS THE FIRST TIME, WE'VE DONE ANYTHING ON THIS SCALE WHERE WE'VE CONNECTED WITH FIVE REGIONAL CENTERS, PRINCETON WV, THE NEW RIVER VALLEY, LYNCHBURG AND ROANOKE TO ACTUALLY HAVE PEOPLE BRING ITEMS, NEW BABY ITEMS, USED ITEMS SO THAT THE PREGNANCY CENTER HAVE THE SUPPLIES ON HAND WHEN THEY'RE NEEDED.))
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[OUT Q=when they're needed.]
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[VO-NAT]

Organizers were pleased with the outcome-- saying they received a tremendous outpouring of support.
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[Tease#2]
[ANCHOR=Teresa]
[SS=NONE]

Still to come, Brent Watts will be along with your full forecast in just a few minutes.
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[VO-NAT]

but before that some conservation organizations are hoping you will keep an eagle eye out for the birds in your backyard.
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[Bird-Count]


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If you enjoy watching warblers or looking for loons, some organizations are asking for your help. In this week's Time Off, Shannon Young tells us about the importance of the Great Backyard Bird Count.
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[IN Q=Your career as a citizen-scientist...]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Laurie Spangler/Mill Mountain Zoo Conservation Coordinator; :13]
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((Your career as a citizen scientist is about to take off. From Friday February 14th to Monday the 17th, a host of ornithologists hope you'll keep an eye on the sky.
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[IN Q=What citizens can do...]

((LAURIE SPANGLER/CONSERVATION COORDINATOR, MILL MOUNTAIN ZOO: WHAT CITIZENS CAN DO IS OBSERVE BIRDS IN THEIR BACKYARD AND KEEP A TALLY OF THE MOST NUMBER OF BIRDS THEY'VE SEEN AND SEND THEIR INFORMATION IN BY WEBSITE OR GIVE IT TO MILL MOUNTAIN ZOO AND WE'LL BE HAPPY TO SEND IT IN.))
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[OUT Q=we'll be happy to send it in.]

Note that you're not counting every bird you see. You want to keep track of the highest number of birds seen at any one time. That way you won't risk counting the same bird twice. And if you don't recognize all the fowl, just go with what you know.
[SOT 21:32:44-21:33:09]
[IN Q=You don't have to have much knowledge...]

((LAURIE SPANGLER: YOU DON'T HAVE TO HAVE MUCH KNOWLEDGE AT ALL. IF YOU KNOW YOUR CARDINALS, BLUE JAY AND CHICKADEES, THAT'S FINE, JUST COUNT CARDINALS BLUE JAYS AND CHICKADEES.))
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[OUT Q=cardinals, blue jays and chickadees (seccond time).]

The project is designed to keep common birds common. The best way to to find out which species need protecting is to moniter their populations.
[SOT 21:33:09-21:33:25]
[IN Q=The bird count provides scientists of a snapshot...]

((LAURIE SPANGLER: THE BIRD COUNT PROVIDES SCIENTISTS A SNAPSHOT OF WHERE BIRD ARE IN WINTER AND HOW THEY'RE MOVING. BIRDS ARE A GREAT INDICATOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND IT'S GOOD TO KNOW WHERE THEY ARE AND HOW MANY ARE THERE AND WHAT BIRDS AREN'T BEING SEEN.))
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[OUT Q=what birds aren't being seen.]

So, come rain or shine, fifteen minutes a day of birdwatching day this weekend could help keep your favorite flocks aflight.
Shannon Young, News 7, Roanoke.))
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[ANCHOR=Teresa]

[TAKE WEBADDRESS FS]
For more information about the Great Backyard Bird Count, log onto our website at wdbj7 dot com and click on News 7 Saturday and Sunday Morning.
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[PH-Coach]


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[NEWSCAST=6 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=02-50 TC-1:20:36]
[GRAPHIC=none]

A Roanoke high school basketball coach is about to trade his sweats for fatigues.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Jack Esworthy coaches the boy's basketball team at Patrick Henry high school.
He is also in the army reserves which was called up for active duty several weeks ago.
His commander agreed to allow him to stay here so he could coach the team until the end of the season.
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[SOT 56:58]
[IN Q=They're in the dark]

((JACK ESWORTHY/BASKETBALL COACH: THEY'RE IN THE DARK A LITTLE BIT. THEY'RE TEENAGE BOYS. THEY DON'T SEE THE WHOLE BIG PICTURE SO. THE QUESTIONS THEY WANT TO KNOW IS COACH ARE YOU GOING TO BE THERE WEDNESDAY NIGHT COACH ARE YOU GOING TO BE PRACTICE AND AS LONG AS I CAN KEEP ANSWERING THEM YEAH THEY'LL BE ALRIGHT.))
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[OUT Q=they'll be alright]
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[VO-NAT]


Esworthy oversaw his last regular season game on Friday.
Before the match-up, the school honored the coach for his service to the team and our country.
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[SOT 54:19]
[IN Q=We are awfully proud]

((WOODY DEANS/ATHLETIC DIRECTOR: WE ARE AWFULLY PROUD OF JACK ESWORTHY FOR HIS PATRIOTISM NOT ONLY AS A PATRICK HENRY PATRIOT BUT ALSO AS A UNITED STATES CITIZEN PATRIOT AS WELL.))
[SUPER=01-Woody Deans/Athletic Director; :]
[RUNS=09]
[OUT Q=patriot as well]
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[VO-NAT]


Esworthy's service at Fort Eustis could be up to a year.
His assistants will take over until he can return.
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[Sports tease]


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Coming up, Dale Junior finds himself in a familiar place at Daytona, Tony Stewart talks about tomorrow's Great American Race, plus hoops
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[VO-NAT]


highlights from Blacksburg and Lexington on the way next.
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[S-Busch]


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[WRITER=twe]
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About the only thing Dale Earnhardt, Junior hasn't won this week in Daytona has been the pole for Sunday's Daytona 500. This afternoon, Little E's restrictor plate prowess was on display again in the Busch Koolerz 300.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Daytona, FL; :00]


Junior has made the track his own personal playground by winning the Bud Shootout and his twin 125 miler on Thursday.
Virginia native Stacy Compton had a rough day, blowing a tire, smacking the wall, and then watching his ride go up in flames. But Stacy was able to escape serious injury.
Earnhardt got out front just past the halfway point and stayed there.
With just two laps to go, Jimmy Vasser got turned around, clipping Jason Keller, and then Mike McLaughlin T-boned Vasser in the door. That allowed the race to finish under the yellow, as Dale Earnhardt, Junior wins the Daytona Busch race for the second straight year.
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[SUPER=01-Dale Earnhardt, Jr./Wins Koolerz 300; :00]
[RUNS=:24]
[OUT Q=come to life."]
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[anchor=travis]
[graphic=Daytona/Koolerz 300]


Matt Kenseth, Kevin Harvick, Mike Wallace and Jamie McMurray rounded out the top 5.

[S-Gatorade]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-138 TC4638]
[GRAPHIC=Daytona 500]


The 45th Daytona 500 takes the green flag tomorrow, and temperatures at the track are expected to be near 80 degrees. So more than a dozen teams are using a new system to stay hydrated.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Daytona, FL; :00]


The Gatorade In-Car Drinking System provides the cold beverage to drivers for up to six continuous hours. And the best part about the system is that it's completely hands free.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Ryan Newman/Alltel Dodge Driver; :04]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=beacuse it's easier."]
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[S-Stewart]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-147 TC2558]
[GRAPHIC=Daytona 500]


Tony Stewart is anxious to mix it up in tomorrow's race. The defending Winston Cup champ finished dead last in the event a year ago. But to hear him tell it, the sport's Super Bowl is just like any other race.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Tony Stewart/Finished 43rd in 2002 Daytona 500; :00]
[RUNS=:18]
[OUT Q=plain and simple."]
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[S-Tech]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-146 TC2953]
[GRAPHIC=Tech Hoops]


The Virginia Tech Hokies had slim hopes of making the Big East tournament in March, but today's date with Georgetown at the Cassell was a must win.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Comcast Sports Net; :00]


Ricky Stokes is still working hard despite a tough year.
So was Bryant Matthews. Matthews gets the tough ad lib to go down right here. But Tech trailed 41-32 at the break.
Tech couldn't overcome the Hoyas and the big man Mike Sweetney. Sweetney scores a hard earned
[SUPER=33-Georgetown/85/Virginia Tech/73/;]

bucket down low and Georgetown gets back in the win column, beating Tech 85 to 73.
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[S-VMI]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-134 TC5955]
[GRAPHIC=VMI basketball]


The VMI Keydets had lost six in a row and eleven of its last 12 entering today's contest with Western Carolina.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington/Fox Sports Net; :00]


The corps was fired up as the Catamounts visited Lexington.
The Keydets trailed Western by ten in the second half, but Radee Skipworth led a late charge. First he got the friendly roll on the foul line jumper for two of his 15 points..
Then Skipworth went behind the defense for the jam along the baseline and the Keydets had fought their way back.
The game was tied at 58 with time winding down, when Western Carolina's Emre Atsur found the range from the corner.
[SUPER=33-Western Carolina/61/VMI/58/;]

VMI didn't get a good shot off at the buzzer and Western hung on to win it 61 to 58.
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[S-Carolina]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-143 TC2844]
[GRAPHIC=none]


[WIPE to ENG!!]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Clemson, SC/Raycom-JP; :00]


In the ACC this afternoon, Edward Scott poured in 25 points for the Clemson Tigers against North Carolina. Raymond Felton led four Tarheels in double figures by scoring 19, but it wasn't enough as
[SUPER=33-North Carolina/77/Clemson/80/;]

the Tigers took care of the Heels 80 to 77.
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[S-Volley]


[ANCHOR=travis]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-140 TC4936]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 Sports]


We finish up with a little volleyball and the Blue Ridge District title match between Salem and Cave Spring.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Spartans vs. Lady Knights; :00]


Cave Spring expected to be here, but Salem had to pull an upset last night to reach the final.
The Knights took the first game by a count of 15 to 8.
In game two, Salem led 8 to 6 when Terry Campbell served up the floater. Avelyn Austin is unable to handle it and Salem led 9-6.
Cave Spring answers though setting up Sarah Lyon for the spike just inside the line. Cave Spring went on to win t(------------) he game 15 to 10, taking the match two games to none.