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[VO-NAT]

His tax reform plan is now a matter of public record, but the Governor still wants the public's approval of it.


We'll have a live report on Mark Warner's stop in Roanoke this morning.
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[ANCHOR=KIMBERLY]


And, a prescription drug benefit and other major sweeping changes in Medicare are now on their way to becoming law.
[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Leo]
[SS=None]

The sunshine returns in full force but the temperature won't soar. I'll have your forecast.
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[ANCHOR=KIM 2-Shot]



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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[VO-NAT]


The Senate says Yes to the Medicare Bill, giving final congressional approval to the most sweeping changes in Medicare since the government program was created.
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[Medicare]

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[ENG#=3]


Good Afternoon, I'm Kimberly McBroom.
Some 40 million older and disabled Americans will soon have a Medicare prescription drug benefit.
But will it help the average senior?
Stacy Case has more from Washington.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]
[SUPER=01-Bill Frist/(R) Senate Majority Leader;]
[SUPER=01-Tom Daschle/(D) Senate Minority Leader;]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Edward Kennedy/(D) Massachusetts;]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchinson/(R) Texas;]
[SUPER=01-Stacy Case/CBS News;]
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=Case, CBS News, Washington.]

(( pge; LOCATOR: WASHINGTON, DC NAT: spirited debate (keep this short)
TRACK: FOR DEMOCRATS, IT'S A TOUGH PILL TO SWALLOW. NAT: vote yay, nay
TRACK: FOR REPUBLICANS, IT'S A DONE DEAL. IN A 54 TO 44 VOTE TUESDAY, THE SENATE GAVE FINAL APPROVAL TO THE MOST SWEEPING CHANGES IN MEDICARE SINCE ITS CREATION IN 1965.
SUPER: BILL FRIST/R-SENATE MAJORITY LEADER it's a red-letter day for seniors, and all americans
TRACK: SENIORS GET PRESCRIPTION DRUG COVERAGE. BUT CRITICS SAY THE LEGISLATION ONLY BENEFITS LOW INCOME MEDICARE RECIPIENTS. A COMPLICATED SLIDING SCALE AND A PRICEY PREMIUM MAY KEEP MANY SENIORS FROM SIGNING UP. SOME 2 MILLION ELDERLY MAY MAKE TOO MUCH, ACCORDING TO THE GOVERNMENT'S FORMULA, TO EVEN QUALIFY.
TOM DASCHLE/D-SENATE MINORITY LEADER seniors will demand we respond to deficiencies in the bill and we will not rest
TRACK: AS IT STANDS NOW, DRUG MAKERS AND HMO'S COME OUT ON TOP. PRIVATE INSURANCE COMPANIES WILL BE ABLE TO COMPETE AGAINST TRADITIONAL MEDICARE. REPUBLICANS SAY THAT WILL BRING DOWN THE COST OF MEDICARE. OPPONENTS SAY IT WILL COST SENIORS MORE IN PREMIUMS OVER TIME.
SUPER: EDWARD KENNEDY/D-MASSACHUSETTS Not verbatim. (seniors going to be the guinea pigs..)
TRACK: REPUBLICANS ALSO PREVAILED ON A PROVISION THAT PREVENTS THE GOVERNMENT FROM NEGOTIATING DRUG DISCOUNTS. THIS KEEPS DRUG COMPANIES AND INSURERS IN CHARGE OF SETTING RATES. CRITICS SAY, UNDER THIS PLAN, ELDERLY AMERICANS WILL CONTINUE TO PAY THE HIGHEST DRUG PRICES IN THE WORLD.
SUPER: KAY BAILEY HUTCHINSON/R-TEXAS this is the bill. of course you're not going to agree w/every word
STAND UP CLOSE: STACY CASE/REPORTING TAXPAYERS WILL FOOT THE $400 BILLION BILL, A PRICE TAG THAT COULD JUMP INTO THE TRILLIONS IN 20 YEARS.IT'S NOW ON THE PRESIDENT'S DESK FOR SIGNING. DEMOCRATS PROMISE FUTURE REVISIONS. STACY CASE CBS NEWS WASHINGTON. ))
[Warner]

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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[TAPE#=03-43]
[GRAPHIC=Tax reform]
[ENG#=4]


Governor Mark Warner unveiled his new tax plan yesterday and now he faces the hard part... sellling the package to the public and members of the General Assembly.
Today he brought that campaign to Roanoke.
[ROANOKE DOUBLE BOXES=Kimberly/Joe Microwave;]


Joe Dashiell is at the number six fire station where the Governor made his pitch this morning.
[LIVE=Joe/FULL]
[SUPER=@Joe1;]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke;]


Joe adlibs ((ROLLCUE:..sell the plan across the state.))
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :05]
[SUPER=@Markwarner;:19]
[RUNS=1:06]
[OUT Q=to go down that path.]



[LIVE= Roanoke /FULL]
[SUPER=05-Roanoke;]

Joe adlibs

[DOUBLE BOXES=Kimberly/Joe Microwave;]


[Election]

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The state board of elections has officially certified Benny Keister's win in the 6th House District.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski Co./File Tape;]


The election board gave the 69 vote vicory to the Pulaski County Democrat.
The margin entitles Republican Morgan Morris to seek a recount under state law. He said the campaign may request a recount.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]


Fewer than one-third of Virginia's registered voters bothered to cast ballots in the elections three weeks ago.
Incumbents went unchallenged in over half of the legislative contests.
[Roanoke-Fire]

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Fire gutted a house in Roanoke this morning.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/This Morning]

Officials say the blaze broke out around 4 a-m in a vacant house in the 21-hundred block of Staunton Avenue. Neighbors say no one has lived there for about two weeks. There's no word on what caused the fire. Authorities are investigating.
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[Kroger-Recall]

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If you recently bought macaroni salad from Kroger, there's a recall you need to know about.
The Georgia Department of Agriculture said yesterday it found Listeria in a sample of macaroni salad from a Kroger supermarket.
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[TAKE PINNACLE PAGE FULL]
The agency's food lab detected the bacteria in a sample taken from a ten-pound tub of Deli Chef Sour Cream and Cheese Macaroni Salad, labeled 'Best If Used By 11 27 03'.
The product was repackaged in smaller serving containers.
Anyone who bought the salad should check with the store.
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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Coming up next on the newscast, authorities are concerned about the safety of a missing college student.
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[VO-NAT ]

Plus singer Glen Campbell was arrested yesterday. We'll tell you why after the break.
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[Missing-Student]

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Hundreds of volunteers are pitching in to look for a missing college student in North Dakota.
Police believe 22- year- old Dru Sjodin (shuh- DEEN) may have been abducted as she was leaving a shopping mall.
Those who know her say she's not the type of person to just run away.
Bridgette Bornstein (BORN- steen) reports.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Grand Forks, ND; :00]
[SUPER=01-Brant Hebert/University of North Dakota Student; :57]
[SUPER=01-Amber Kiel/Dru's High School Friend; 1:08]
[SUPER=01-Bridgette Bornstein/Reporting; 1:17]
[RUNS=1:24]
[OUT Q=Borstein for CBS News.]

(( SCRIPT
NAT SOUND Let it shine, let it shine, let it shine...

SOT

We just want to know why it is happening and why we can't find her...
NO ONE WHO KNOWS DRU SJODIN CAN MAKE ANY SENSE OF THIS...

SOT

She is an absolutely wonderful person to be around.
SHE WASN'T IN ANY TROUBLE...SHE DOESN'T SEEM TO HAVE ANY ENEMIES BUT THERE WERE HARRASING CALLS AT WORK...POLICE SAY IT WAS A MAN WITH A FOREIGN ACCENT. HE DID NOT SAY ANYTHING OF A SEXUAL NATURE...HE WOULD CALL AND ASK IF SHE WAS THERE. AND SHE DIDN'T KNOW WHO HE WAS.

SOT

We're just in total shock over this...we want her released.
SEARCHERS FANNED OUT AROUND THIS HIGHWAY RESTSTOP LOOKING FOR CLOTHING OF THE CELL PHONE. A CALL FROM THAT PHONE WAS TRACED TO A CELL PHONE TOWER NEARBY...A FEW HOURS AFTER POLICE BELIEVED SHE WAS ABDUCTED...THEY THINK IT HAPPENED AT HER CAR IN THE MALL PARKING LOT.

SOT

She would never do anything to anyone and never ask for trouble.
NAT SOUND
(SINGING)


Brant Hebert/University of North Dakota Student It is very confusing for a person to walk out of the mall in Grand Forks, North Dakota and for this sort of thing to happen to her...it is unbelievable.
Amber Kiel/Sjodin's High School Friend We were out looking today...walking along the river and looking over the bridges and just wondering god am I going to find her? It is just horrifying...
NAT SOUND
(SINGING)


In Grand Forks, North Dakota Bridgette Bornstein for CBS News. ))
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The "Rhinestone Cowboy" has had a brush with the law.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Phoenix, AZ;]


Country singer Glen Campbell was released from jail early today after being arrested on charges of extreme drunken driving and hit and run.
Police say Campbell struck another car while driving drunk, and then left the scene.
They say Campbell also struck a police sergeant in the thigh with his knee while he was being processed.
Meanwhile, the singer apparently gave an impromptu concert while he was in jail.
A police sergeant says Campbell could be heard singing his trademark hit -- ``Rhinestone Cowboy.''
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[Downtown-Pulaski]

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A local University may help Pulaski County bring in some new jobs.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski]


Two Radford University graduate students are trying to help the town find a new way to market old textile buildings.
Pulaski currently has four such empty buildings which translate into thousands of square feet of work space.
Officials say the ceilings are too low.
The students are trying to find out what type of companies don't need high ceilings.
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[SOT:4:54:00]
[IN Q=I hope that]

((DAVID TICKNER: I HOPE THAT THEY CAN USE SOME RESOURCES AND SOME TIME THAT MAYBE WE DON'T HAVE SO MAYBE THEY CAN GET SOME RESEARCH DONE. A UNIVERSITIES A TREMENDOUS ASSET IN TERMS OF RESEARCH SO HOPEFULLY THEY CAN COME UP WITH SOME IDEAS AND CONCEPTS THAT WE CAN USE HERE.))
[SUPER=01-David Tickner/Pulaski Community Dev. Director]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=can use here.]
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[VO-NAT]


Pulaski has lost hundreds of textile jobs in the last 3-years.
Officials say the New River Valley needs to find a new niche market to bring to the region.
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[6Poplar-Forest]

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Even though Christmans is a month away, Congressman Bob Goodlatte played Santa yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.]


Goodlatte stopped in Bedford County to present Poplar Forest with a set of reproduction prints from the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
The prints are from a set created by the Library of Congress to commemorate the bicentennial of the duo's historic trip.
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[SOT 15:23:51]
[IN Q=The prints are]

((LYNNE BEEBE/POPLAR FOREST: THE PRINTS ARE A TREMENDOUS RESOURCE FOR US TO EXHIBIT ABOUT THOMAS JEFFERSON AND THE LEWIS AND CLARK EXPEDITION THAT WE WOULD HAVE NOT BEEN ABLE TO ACQUIRE THESE KINDS OF RESOURCE OTHERWISE, SO THIS IS A TREMENDOUS GIFT.))
[SUPER=01-Lynne Beebe/Poplar Forest]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=a tremendous gift.]
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[VO-NAT]


Goodlatte also handed over a check for 1-thousand-25 dollars.. 25 percent of his Congressional pay raise that he donates to charity every year.
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[11Beyer-Dean]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=03-49 TC 13:13]
[GRAPHIC=Noon]


Virginia will play a big role in presidential politics this year and the democratic candidates are getting ready.


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


About 25 Howard Dean supporters gathered last night in Roanoke for an organizational meeting.
Leading the discussion was former Lieutenant Governor Don Beyer who is currently Dean's national campaign treasurer.

Beyer says the state will be instrumental in deciding who will be the democratic nominee.
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[SOT 1:12]
[IN Q=It's very important]

((DON BEYER/HOWARD DEAN'S CAMPAIGN TREASURER: IT'S VERY IMPORTANT RIGHT NOW. TWO WEEKS TO THE DAY AFTER THE FIRST BIG PRIMARY IN NEW HAMPSHIRE, AFTER NEW HAMPSHIRE THEY GO TO SOUTH CAROLINA AND OKLAHOMA AND ARIZONA BUT THEY COME BACK TO VIRGINIA SO IF PEOPLE CAN DO VERY WELL IN IOWA AND NEW HAMPSHIRE BUT THOSE ARE NOTHERN ALL WHITE FAIRLY LIBERAL STATES, THEY COME WIN VIRGINIA THAT REALLY MARKS THEM AS A NATIONAL CANDIDATE.))
[SUPER=01-Don Beyer/Howard Dean's Campaign Treasurer; :]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=as a national candidate]
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[VO-NAT]


The state's Democratic presidential primary is Tuesday, February 10th.
Dean plans to campaign throughout the commonwealth and there's already talk about making a trip to Roanoke or Blacksburg.
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[ANCHOR=Kim]
[SS=None]


John Kerry has already visited Roanoke and so has Bob Graham who has since dropped out of the race.
[Tease2] [SOFT MUSIC UNDER]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


Coming up next on the newscast,
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[VO-NAT ]

actor Tommy Lee Jones explains why his hairstyle created a big challenge in his latest movie.
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It had already taken its final flight, but NOT its final journey.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-New York, NY;]


This morning, a British Airways Concorde traveled down the Hudson River on a barge.
It'll become part of a permanent new exhibit at the Intrepid Sea Air Space Museum, which will open sometime next spring.
The faster-than-sound Concordes were retired by Britain and France this year after taking wealthy passengers across the Atlantic for nearly three decades.
The Concorde made its last commercial flight a month ago.
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[The-Missing]

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[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#=Net]
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"The Missing" is a new movie with Tommy Lee Jones and Cate Blanchete.
Scott Rapoport caught up with the stars to find out how they coped not only with tough physical conditions, but the hair and wardrobe requirements.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Ron Howard/Director; QUICK :11]
[SUPER=01-Tommy Lee Jones/Actor; :29]
[RUNS=1:31]
[OUT Q=CBS NEWS NEW YORK]
(Nat/sot...2:38 "Who is this man."


IT'S TOMMY LEE JONES...
Nat/Sot...3:06 - Cate screams "No!!!"
AND CATE BLANCHETTE
Nat/Sot...5:03 (screams and montage w/ swish fx) "Screams ...momma..." swish fx
IN WHAT COULD BE THEIR MOST PHYSICALLY PUNISHING ROLES YET.

SOT: Ron Howard 8:20:13 - "Tommy Lee had a bad fall on the ice at one

point..."
Nat/Sot 56:30 Tommy Lee falls down 56:30 "Thud."
Nat/Sot Movie FX - The Missing "swish..." (5:26 is quick)
IN THE MISSING...A GUN SHOOTIN'...HORSE RIDIN'... FIST FIGHTIN'WESTERN ...
Nat/Sot Tommy Lee throws guy into house wall 48:47 - back time
...THINGS DID GET KINDA HAIRY. (T.L. - super long hair)

SOT: Tommy Lee Jones 47:39 "Hair extensions."


WHICH LEFT MR. JONES...

SOT: Tommy Lee Jones 48:18 "A" tape "I really hated those things."


A LITTLE WIGGED OUT.

SOT: Tommy Lee Jones 48:01 "A" tape "They put a whole bunch of

them...and hang on you. And they stay there for like 60 or 70 days."

SOT: Scott 48:28 "B" tape "That sounds like the gift that keeps on

giving."

SOT: Tommy Lee Jones 48:30 - Big Laugh "Ha ha. Yeah."


Nat/Sot clip...3:25 "You'll have to kill me first."
THEN THERE'S KATE THE GREAT AND HER WARDROBE FATE.
Nat/Sot clip...3:25 "You'll have to kill me first."
RUNNIN', RIDIN' AND ROLLIN' 'ROUND IN THE DIRT WHILE WEARING AN IMPOSSIBLY TITE WAIST CINCHING CORSET. (show corset
CAN YOU IMAGINE?
Nat/Sot clip - 3:57 OR 57:12 Cate Blanchette "Can you?"

SOT: Scott 4:00:03 "How tiny was your waist in this movie?



SOT: Cate Blanchette 4:00:07 "I don't know. I didn't measure it.
(laughs)"



SOT: Scott 4:00:54 "Did you ever want to scream get me out of this

thing.?"
Nat/Sot clip 3 :06 - Cate screams "No!!!"

SOT: Cate Blanchette 4:00:56 "Yeah. Of course-ette."."


AS FOR THE MOVIE...HERE'S THE DIRT.
Nat/Sot (Indian blows dusty dirt at camera).
KATE'S ELDEST DAUGHTER IS KIDNAPPED BY APACHE INDIANS. ENTER TOMMY LEE JONES. (2:24)

Nat/sot clip Cate 2:40 "He's my father."


...WHO PLEDGES TO HELP HER GET THE LITTLE GIRL BACK.
Nat/Sot 49:47 Jenna sobbing (sobs) "And then he did."
WHAT FOLLOWS IS AN EMOTIONAL JOURNEY. AND A MOVIE THE STARS ARE HOPING...
Nat/Sot clip 4:02 (vid of Cate praying) "Praying every night."
...YOU'LL BE JONES-ING TO SEE.
SCOTT RAPOPORT...CBS NEWS...NEW YORK.))
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[Stocks]


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The economy is steamrolling ahead. The government reports gross domestic product rose at an annual rate of eight-point-two percent in the third quarter. That is the fastest pace in nearly two decades. That news has not done much to boost the stock markets. AT noon... the DOW has lost three points. The NASDAQ is up one.
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[tease3] [SPORTS MUSIC UNDER]
[ANCHOR=Kimberly]


The College Footbal Bowl picture is becoming a little clearer.
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[VO-NAT ]

After we come back, we'll tell you why U-V-A's options are dwindling.
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[S-Gator]


[ANCHOR=Kim]
[NEWSCAST=Noon]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-158 11610TC]
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The ACC bowl picture is starting to come into focus, and once again it appears that UVa is about to be pushed out of the picture. Yesterday
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-ACC; :00]


Maryland found out that is headed to Jacksonville.
The Terrapins officially accepted an invitation to play in the 59th Gator Bowl. The Terrapins will face a Big East team, possibly West Virginia, but that likely will NOT be known until after this coming weekend. Maryland was last in the Gator Bowl in 1975.
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[TALENT=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=ACC]

And Clemson has accepted a bid to play in the Peach Bowl.
Right after that, N.C. State was selected to play in the Tangerine Bowl. That means UVa will now either play in the Tire Bowl for the second straight year - or the Humanitarian bowl in Boise, Idaho.

[S-Randall]


[ANCHOR=Kimberly]
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[GRAPHIC=TECH/UVA]


The Tech-Virginia game this Saturday will NOT feature a second quarter cameo from Marcus Vick. Frank Beamer says the plan is for Bryan Randall to start and play the entire game. Randall says sharing time and rotating has been brutal for both him and Marcus.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=BITE]
[SUPER=01-Bryan Randall/Will Start and Play Against UVa; :00]
[RUNS=:26]
[OUT Q=...helping the offense."]
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[Bucs-Giants]


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It was brother against brother last night, as the Tampa Bay Bucaneers hosted the New York Giants.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Tampa, FL/ABC]

Tiki and Ronde Barber's mom, Geraldine was on hand to watch her sons go head to head. But Ronde's team came out on top. The Buccaneers took the lead for good on their opening drive, when Thomas Jones scored on a one-yard run. The Bucs forced four turnovers by Kerry Collins and sacked him twice. They also held Tiki Barber to 55 yards on 13 carries. Tampa Bay ended its three-game losing streak by downing the Giants 19-to-13.
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Over 16- thousand -square feet of living space in a major metropolitan area-- but you won't find this listing in the classifieds.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]


Baby elephant, Kandula and his mother Shanthi (SHAWN-tee) were moved to their new home at the National Zoo in Washington, D-C.
The zoo's elephant yard is just one phase of a plan to triple the elephant space.
The plans call for housing a herd of Asian elephants for breeding purposes.
The elephant yard looks pretty comfortable for Kandula and his mom-- their new digs include a wading pool, tires, and lots of hay.
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