[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

Southside gets some positive news about new jobs.
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[VO-NAT :07]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

And, there was NO explosion at a Salem business hit by fire but that didn't keep neighbors from hearing one.
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[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=mike]
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Tonight in sports - Billy Wagner is traded, the Cavs are staggered.
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[VO-NAT]

And the Big East names Tech's De Angelo Hall player of the week and suspends him for the first half of the Pittsburgh game.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


Record and near record highs today as the warm weather sets up shop again. An end to Indian summer is in sight, details ahead.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 4-Shot]


News 7 is next.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


It's something old and something new for Henry County's struggling economy.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


The area lands a textile and a technology company in the same day.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Good evening, I'm Keith Humphry.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


And I'm Shannon Young.
[Henry-Jobs]
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


The companies are promising a combined 300 jobs in Martinsville and Henry County.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


It's welcome news for a region with nearly 15 percent unemployment and some five-thousand people looking for work.
[Double Boxes=Keith-Shannon and Marya/Microwave]


Marya Jones is in Henry County with more on today's announcements.
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[SUPER=05-Henry Co.;]
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(Rollcue: here to stay (or here for the long haul))
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[SUPER=03-Martinsville; :04]
[SUPER=01-Gene Teague/Martinsville Mayor; ]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.; ]
[SUPER=01-Jose Antonio Diaz-Llaneza/Globaltex President and CEO; ]
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[OUT Q= I can give to all of them.]
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[Elizabeth-Arden]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Another company is consolidating and cutting jobs, but that's good news for our area.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/2001]


Fragrance and skin-care company Elizabeth Arden says it will consolidate its U-S distribution operations into a single facility in Roanoke.
The company will cut about 100 jobs at its Miami Lakes, Florida center.
The plan is expected to be complete by March.
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[Salem-Fire]


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A fire at a Salem printing company is being ruled accidental.
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[VO-NAT :23]
[SUPER=03-Salem;]

Assistant Fire Chief Tom Roseberry says a stove at the Dooley Printing Corporation on Florida Avenue was accidentally turned on yesterday and that something came in contact with a heated burner. The resulting fire warmed up the building's steel support beams, causing a cinderblock wall to fall over. Roseberry says damage is extensive but the building's owner says it's not a total loss.
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[SOT 1:49:17-1:49:32]
[IN Q=The front half of the building...]

((BILL TRENT/DOOLEY PRINTING CORP. OWNER: THE FRONT HALF OF THE BUILDING IS ABOUT ALL GONE... SEEMED LIKE ALL THE FIRE WAS IN MY OFFICE, THE LITTLE KITCHEN AREA AND THE HALL.))
[SUPER=01-Bill Trent/Dooley Printing Corp. Owner;]
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[OUT Q=the little kitchen area and the hall.]
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[VO-NAT :12]

Trent says it appears his five printing presses weren't too badly damaged. Another local printing company has offered to take care of some his business until the company's running again.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vinton]


Investigators say a smoldering cigarette caused a fire this morning on Chestnut Street in Vinton.
The blaze destroyed the basement apartment. The upstairs duplex units were damaged by fire, smoke and water.
Fire officials say the man who lived in the basement apartment was lucky to get out alive.
He told firefighters his smoke detector didn't work. He had to run through the flames to escape.
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[Voting-Problems]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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County lines are casting a shadow on Tuesday's elections.
Fifty registered voters have been transferred to precincts in Botetourt County, after learning their homes are not in Roanoke County as they thought.
And many are not happy with the change.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;]


Families on Hill Drive complained to the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors last week.
Now, some residents of the Hollins area find themselves in the same situation... and they don't understand why.


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[SOT]
[IN Q=I don't know what to do]

((MARY ADEOTI/HOLLINS RESIDENT: I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO. I KNOW WHAT I WOULD LIKE TO DO, IS CONTINUE TO VOTE IN ROANOKE COUNTY.)) ((BETTY BRUCE/HOLLINS RESIDENT: I'M NOT GOING TO VOTE FOR SOMEONE I DON'T KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT. BUT YOU'RE GOING TO TELL ME YOU HAVE TO VOTE FOR THIS SHERIFF AND THIS COUNCILMAN. AND I KNOW NOTHING ABOUT YOU SO I WANT MY RIGHTS NOT TO BE TAKEN THAT AWAY .))
[SUPER=01-Mary Adeoti/Hollins Resident; :00]
[SUPER=01-Betty Bruce/Hollins Resident; :11]
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[OUT Q=not to be taken that away.]
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[VO-NAT]


Election officials say that once they learned the homes were actually in Botetourt County, they had no choice but to transfer the voter registration.
Some residents say they plan to cast conditional ballots at their old precincts to protest the change.
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[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
[SS=NONE]


Virginians head to the polls tomorrow.
Still ahead on News 7, why some are saying voters will be the losers in this election.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


And Roanoke County already has a methadone clinic controversy...
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[VO-NAT]


Now Roanoke City has one too, now that a drug treatment program could be headed to this spot in Northwest.
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[Sabato-voters]
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[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

Some say the losers in tomorrow's elections will be the voters.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


That's because this year only 60 out of 140 seats in the General Assembly are being contested.
According to U-V-A Professor Larry Sabato, that is the lowest number of contested races in Virginia's modern history.

He says voters have little choice in this election and that the political parties are to blame.
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[SOT 58:53]
[IN Q=THE PARTIES ARE GIVEN SPECIAL]

((LARRY SABATO/POLITICAL ANALYST: THE PARTIES ARE GIVEN SPECIAL PRIVILEGES UNDER LAW AND IN EXCHANGE FOR THOSE PRIVILEGES THEY ARE SUPPOSED TO PROVIDE PEOPLE WITH A CHOICE THEY HAVE UTTERLY FAILED TO DO SO. THE DEMOCRATS IN PARTICULAR HAVE FAILED TO DO SO.))
[SUPER=01-Larry Sabato/UVA Political Analyst]
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[OUT Q= FAILED TO DO SO. (double out!)]
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[VO-NAT]


Sabato says 66 percent of Virginia's incumbents are running unopposed.
That's nearly twice the national average.
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[Reynolds-Hurt]


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[**ANCHOR TAG**]
When the citizens of southside head to the polls Tuesday they'll be voting for one of two candidates who have different ideas about leadership. But as Jennifer Wishon reports, both candidates for the 16th District hope to provide relief for southside's struggling economy.
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((((NAT SOUND OF ROBERT HURT TALKING TO CHATHAM RESIDENTS.)) Chatham native Robert Hurt says his first term as delegate was difficult. The Republican arrived in Richmond to face a 3.8 billion dollar budget shortfall and quickly learned to form alliances.
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[SOT 2:58:02]
[IN Q=One of the things]

((ROBERT HURT: ONE OF THE THINGS I HAVE FOUND IN THE FIRST TWO YEARS, PERHAPS ONE OF THE BIGGEST THINGS I HAVE LEARNED, IS THAT NO ONE PERSON IS GOING TO SOLVE ALL THE PROBLEMS WE HAVE IN SOUTHSIDE.))
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[OUT Q=have in southside]

But Hurt's opponent, Democrat Kimble Reynolds Junior, says he's spent the past year or so listening to complaints from residents and thinks the district would be better served by a more proactive leader.
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[SOT 2:53:15]
[IN Q=I've often said you]

((KIMBLE REYNOLDS: I'VE OFTEN SAID YOU CAN EITHER BE A PART OF THE PROBLEM OR A PART OF THE SOLUTION SO RATHER THAN BE SOMEONE WHO'S GOING TO SIT BACK AND TALK ABOUT IT, I DECIDED TO STEP UP TO THE PLATE AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE.))
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[OUT Q=make a difference]

The Henry County native lists job creation as his top objective - an issue both candidates agree on, in hopes of alleviating the region's double digit unemployment numbers.
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[IN Q=Look at the labor]

((KIMBLE REYNOLDS: LOOK AT THE LABOR POOL, HOW CAN WE RE-TRAIN THEM, HOW CAN WE RE-TOOL THEM SO THAT OTHER COMPANIES WILL FIND THAT WE HAVE A BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT THAT IS ATTRACTIVE SO THAT OTHER BUSINESSES WILL COME TO OUR AREA.))
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[OUT Q=will come to our area]

Hurt says his involvement in the creation of Danville's Institute for Advanced Learning and Research is one example of how he's working to spawn an economy that supports research.
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[IN Q=We hope that those new ]

((ROBERT HURT: WE HOPE THAT THOSE NEW ECONOMIES WILL GROW IN DANVILLE AND THEY WILL NOT ONLY ATTRACT THOSE BUSINESSES BUT THOSE PEOPLE WHO SUPPORT THOSE BUSINESSES SO THERE ARE SOME EXCITING THINGS GOING ON IN TERMS OF TRYING TO REBUILD AN ECONOMY THAT I HAVE BEEN PROUD TO BE A PART OF.))
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[OUT Q=be a part of it]

Hurt leads Reynold's in campaign contributions, but both men feel confident they'll be pleased with the way residents vote on Tuesday. Jennifer Wishon, News 7.))
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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News 7 will bring you updated vote counts of key races throughout the evening tomorrow.
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[Take Election Web Page FS] And for continuously updated results of all races in the region, you can go to our home page at wdbj7-dot-com.
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[Cow-Update]


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Three cows killed in Montgomery County last week could not have been shot from the road. That's according to the Sheriff's Department which is now investigating the shootings of six head of cattle including an unborn calf.
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[VO-NAT :11]

The pregnant cow was killed on a farm in the "Old Montgomery" area October 26th.
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./October 27;]

Another cow on the same farm was shot. She appears to be healing. Her calf appears to be okay.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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A 35-hundred dollar reward, including funds put up by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, is being offered in that case. Last Friday, three more heifers on farm in the Rustic Ridge area were killed, each by a single shot. The sheriff's department says the animals were not accessible from the road and that whoever shot them had to have been in the field with them.

[Stocks]


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Some solid economic news sent stocks higher today. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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The DOW gained 57 points.
NASDAQ rose 35 and a half.
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[City-Clinic]


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A proposed methadone clinic on Hershberger Road in Roanoke will likely face local opposition.
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[VO-NAT - :17]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

The Roanoke Treatment Center first filed paperwork with the state in April of 2002, and last week was issued a business license by the city. However, some city council members say they think the clinic would be better placed away from neighborhoods and schools, or out of the city all together.
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[SOT 20:40:06/20:38:23]
[IN Q=I think if]

((BILL BESTPITCH/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL; I THINK IF YOU LOOK AT THE COMPARATIVE NUMBERS OBVIOUSLY THERE'S ROOM IN A NUMBER OF OTHER JURISDICTIONS THROUGHOUT THE VALLEY TO HAVE THOSE KINDS OF FACILITIES. NOT JUST ALL IN THE CITY.)) ((BEV FITZPATRICK/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL; THERE'S GOT TO BE A WAY TO HELP PEOPLE WHO HAVE BEEN DOWN AND OUT. NOT EVERYBODY IS LUCKY ENOUGH NOT TO GO THROUGH CHALLENGES, WE ALL FACE THEM ONE WAY OR ANOTHER. BUT THERE'S GOT TO BE SOME BETTER SOLUTION TO THIS THAN STICK IT IN THE MIDDLE OF NEIGHBORHOODS.))
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[SUPER=01-Bev Fitzpatrick/Roanoke City Council; ]
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[OUT Q=in the middle of neighborhoods.]
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[VO-NAT - :06+]

The clinic must still be approved by local, state, and federal agencies before it can begin operating.
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[Tech-Visitors]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Virginia Tech's Affirmative Action policies have been given the okay.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

In light of the Supreme Court ruling, the state attorney general's office has now approved Virginia Tech's policy to include race as a factor in admissions. However, the office says race should NO LONGER be a factor when admitting students into MAOP (May-OPP), the university's largest academic minority program.
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[SOT 847]
[IN Q=they looked]

((MARK MCNAMEE/PROVOST & VP FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS: THEY LOOKED AT IT AND SAID YOU KNOW WE UNDERSTAND WHAT YOU'RE SAYING, WE'RE NOT SURE, WE CAN'T ADVISE YOU THAT THIS WON'T RUN INTO PROBLEMS LATER. IS THERE A WAY THAT YOU MIGHT FIND A DIFFERENT WAY TO DO IT THAT IN FACT DOES NOT CONSIDER RACE AS A FACTOR? ARE THE SOCIO-GEOGRAPHIC FACTORS ENOUGH.))
[SUPER=01-Mark McNamee/VT Provost & V.P. for Academic Affairs;]
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[OUT Q=factors enough]
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[VO-NAT]

McNamee (MACK-nuh-mee) says his department is now working to make those changes. In the meantime, the university will hold a campus-wide forum next Monday to get ideas on how to improve campus diversity.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=mike]
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Tonight in sports - the Tech 2003 report features wall to wall DeAngelo Hall - plus a little Suggs and sugar thrown in for spice.
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[VO-NAT]

And two ACC quarterbacks with similar abilities are watching their teams head in opposite directions.
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[S-Tech2003]


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Tonight's Tech 2003 report begins with news concerning Hokies' triple threat DeAngelo Hall.
[GRAPHIC=DEANGELO HALL]

Hall has been suspended for the first half of the Pittsburgh game for his part in a sideline altercation late in this past Saturday's game against Miami. Tech still has some hope that the suspension could be overturned before Saturday.

It has been an up and down day of rewards and disappointments for Hall.
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[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Last Saturday; :00]
[SUPER=04-2002 Pittsburgh Game; :22]
[SUPER=01-DeAngelo Hall/Big East Player of the Week; :43]
[SUPER=01-Eric Green/Virginia Tech Cornerback; :54]
[SUPER=03-Pittsburgh, PA/2001; 1:01]
[SUPER=01-Ronald Burns/Sugar Bowl Committee Member; 1:24]
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[OUT Q=.....ready to play."]

(( Hall also has been named the Big East defensive player of the week - his strip of Roscoe Parrish and fumble return for the first score of the game in the second quarter set the tone for the game. De Angelo finished the game with 11 tackles - 8 of which were solo. This weekend whether he's on the field or the sideline - he and the rest of Tech defense will be trying to get a grip on Larry Fitzgerald - who lead the nation in receiving yards per game, and scoring. He's had at least one TD in an NCAA record 14 straight games. ((DE ANGELO HALL:)) ((ERIC GREEN:)) The Tech game will not only be on ESPN Saturday night at 7:45 - but it has been chosen for this week's Game Day venue.
A week ago Tech wasn't in the picture for Game Day of anything else for that matter - but their win over Miami changed the college football landscape for a lot of folks. ((RONALD BURNS/SUGAR BOWL COMMITTEE MEMBER:)) In one other Tech note, former Hokie Lee Suggs who was back in town for the Miami game, has finally begun practicing with the Cleveland Browns. No timetable has been set for his return to the active roster, but Lee believes it will be soon.)) ((LEE SUGGS:))
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[ANCHOR=MIKE]
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And it appears like Lee will get his wish. The Browns suspended starter William Green today, and Suggs likely will be activated by Sunday for the game at Kansas City.


[S-Cavs]


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UVa's season will be decided in November. The Cavaliers are 5 and 4 with three games remaining all within the month. Steve Mason has more.
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[OUT Q=...News 7 sports"]
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((The embrace at games end was between two of college football's best quarterbacks equal in talent. And while Phillips Rivers came out a winner, Al Groh remains loyal to his MVP. ((:)) The QB's might be similar but UVa and N.C. State' seasons are headed in opposite directions. The Wolfpack has won 6 of seven while the Wahoos have dropped 3 of 4.)) ((:)) ((STEVE MASON:))((:))