[News-Heads]

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The latest security tool at airports- may be background checks on passengers.
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[vo-nat]
One area community gears up to honor Dr. Martin Luther King.
Plus more information on that wreck that knocked out power over the weekend.
And what happens when a zoo visitor jumps into the lion's pen.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 is next.

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[SOT 1:22:07]
[IN Q=I am not giving]

((ANITA PRICE/ROANOKE EDUCATION ASSOCIATION: I AM NOT GIVING UP WITHOUT A FIGHT. WE ARE GOING TO KEEP ON GOING UNTIL THE LAST DITCH EFFORT IS MADE.))
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[OUT Q=effort is made]
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[VO-NAT]


Some major obstacles may prevent Roanoke residents from having a direct say in their children's future.
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[ANCHOR =Jean]

[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 11][School-Board]



[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[TAPE#=04-02 TC04:39]
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They've tried once before and failed.
Now, supporters of an elected school board in Roanoke are back at it again. [***NEWS 7 @ 11 in MONITOR***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin /BAM;]


But as Justin McLeod discovered they're having trouble. Justin, what's the problem?
Jean, they believe confusion may be to blame.
[LIVE= Justin /FULL BAM]
[SUPER=@justin1]


As it is now, Roanoke city council appoints school board members.
But the Roanoke Education Association and the Roanoke City Retired Teachers Association are working to change that.


[ENG#=3]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


They want to put a referendum on the May ballot that if passed would allow voters to directly elect school board members.
The groups need to collect five thousand signatures but so far they've only have a little over two thousand.
After recent scandals in the Roanoke school system, supporters thought their job would be easy but have found it to be difficult because of a similar drive that failed last spring.
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[SOT 1:19:43]
[IN Q=I think there is]

((ANITA PRICE/ROANOKE EDUCATION ASSOCIATION: I THINK THERE IS SOME CONFUSION BECAUSE I KNOW JUST PERSONALLY THAT WHEN I HAVE APPROACHED PEOPLE AND SAID WOULD YOU LIKE TO SIGN THE PETITION FOR THE ELECTED SCHOOL BOARD, AND THEY SAY I'VE ALREADY SIGNED THAT AND THEN I ASKED THEM WHEN DID YOU SIGN IT BECAUSE IF YOU SIGNED IT LAST YEAR, IN THE EARLY SPRING, THEN THIS IS A WHOLE NEW PROCESS.))
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[OUT Q=A WHOLE NEW PROCESS]
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[VO-NAT]


The signatures gathered last spring cannot be used this time around so the groups have had to start from scratch.
Supporters concede it will be difficult--but are optimistic they can get the necessary signatures by the February second deadline.
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[LIVE= Justin /FULL BAM]


Despite the obstacles so far, the Roanoke Education Association says this is NOT an indication that the people of Roanoke want to keep an appointed school board rather than go to an elected one.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin /BAM;]


Jean, we should mention a similar initiative is underway in Danville. Supporters there need to collect nearly three thousand signatures within the next month.


[Kaine-transportation]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=03-54 TC34:37]
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Virginia's lawmakers can not be trusted with the state's transportation trust fund.
That today from Lieutenant Governor Tim Kaine.
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[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Kaine says he will ask the General Assembly to approve a constitutional amendment prohibiting raids on the funds.
State law says the fund can be used only for road construction but the state budget trumps all other laws.
That has allowed legislators and the governor to dip into the fund for other purposes, as they did in 2002 to help balance the budget.
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[IN Q=SOME OF THAT MONEY GOES TOWARD MASS TRANSIT]

((MICHAEL O'CONNOR/VIRGINIA PETROLEUM, CONVENIENCE AND GROCERY ASSOCIATION: SOME OF THAT MONEY GOES TOWARD MASS TRANSIT, RAIL, IT'S NOT ALL GOING TO ROAD CONSTRUCTION. LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR TIM KAINE: WHEN THE VOTERS SEE THE LEGISLATURE SLOSHING MONEY AROUND FROM DEDICATED FUND TO GENERAL FUND IT CAUSES THEM TO LOSE TRUST THAT THE MONEY WILL BE USED AS ADVERTISED.))
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[OUT Q=MONEY WILL BE USED AS ADVERTISED.]
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[VO-NAT]


Kaine says a constitutional amendment is necessary in light of recent proposals to increase the state's fuel tax.


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[Disaster-Decalation]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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More Virginia Counties are being declared disaster areas.
The U-S Department of Agriculture declared Franklin and Roanoke Counties primary disaster areas because of last year's excessive rain.
Patrick County is also a primary disaster area because of damage from Hurricane Isabel.
That means farmers in those counties and the counties that border them are eligible for low-interest federal emergency loans.

[School-Info]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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Two school announcements for tommorrow.
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[TAKE SCHOOLTOUCH FS]
Craig County Middle School will be closed tomorrow because of a water line break.
And heating problems will close Gretna Elementary in Pittsylvania County.
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[Henry-School]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
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[TAPE#=03-50 TC1:20:13]
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The Henry County School Board wants to consider the bottom line before it gets to the "bottom" of the consolidation issue.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Henry Co.]

Today the board held a special meeting to get an itemized account of exactly how much the plan to close five schools and combine several others will actually cost. Last summer the board approved more than one-point-seven million dollars for the project. But according to newly released figures, renovations to two schools that would stay open will add another million dollars to the plan.
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[IN Q=I get really nervous]

((MARY MARTIN: I GET REALLY NERVOUS WHEN I SEE ANTICIPATED FUNDS ALREADY AT A MILLION DOLLARS AND THERE MAY BE ROADS, THERE MAY HAVE TO BE THIS AND THERE MAY HAVE TO THAT. I GET NERVOUS WHEN YOU GET INTO THAT KIND OF MONEY, IT MAKES ME EDGY AS TO WHAT WE'RE GOING TO BE ABLE TO DO NEXT YEAR.))
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[OUT Q=.. to do next year.]
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[VO-NAT]

A public meeting is scheduled for Wednesday night at seven to futher discuss school consolidation. School board chairman Curtis Millner says the board will make a decision about the plan then.
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[Mexico-Summit]


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Mexico's President, Vicente Fox, appears to have set hard feelings aside as he offers a warm welcome to President Bush.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Monterrey, Mexico;]

Mr. Bush joins leaders of 33 other nations in Mexico this week for the Summit of the Americas. Free trade's been the number one topic.
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[IN Q=together we will implement;]

((TOGETHER WE WILL IMPLEMENT THE MONTERREY CONSENSUS LIFT ALL OF OUR NATIONS AND SHOW THE WORLD THAT FREE SOCIETIES AND FREE MARKETS CAN OFFER REAL BENEFITS TO OUR CITIZENS.))
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[OUT Q=real benefits to our citizens;]
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[VO-NAT]

Earlier President Bush won the support of Mexico's president for his plan to give temporary visas to millions of undocumented immigrant workers. Vicente Fox called the plan a "very important step forward" even though one recent poll found 55 percent of U-S citizens oppose the plan.
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[Furniture]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=03-47 TC1:27:37]
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Here at home, several furniture makers in Galax are claiming a victory tonight over China.
They say China is illegally dumping cheaper bedroom furniture into the U-S and it's flooding the market.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Galax]


Now a recent 6 to zero vote by the International Trade Commission says there is a chance the U-S furniture industry is being damaged by cheaper Chinese imports. The ruling means the U-S Department of Commerce will now conduct its own investigation. Local furniture companies say this is a major step forward.
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[SOT:2:19:16:00]
[IN Q=We got to believe]

((JOHN BASSETT:WE'VE GOT TO BELIEVE IN OUR ABILITY TO COMPETE. I BELIEVE IN AMERICA AND I BELIEVE THE PEOPLE THAT WORK WITH US IN THESE FACTORIES ARE THE MOST EFFICIENT IN THE WORLD BUT THEY'VE GOT TO BE GIVEN A FAIR PLAYING FIELD TO PLAY ON.))
[SUPER=01-John Bassett/Vaughan-Bassett Furniture Company;]
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[OUT Q=play on.]
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[VO-NAT]


The Department of Commerce is expected to release its findings in May. That's when the International Trade Commission could vote to place a duty on China, essentially leveling the playing field for U-S furniture companies.
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[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
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Still ahead on News 7, an update to an accident that left hundreds of customers in the dark.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus think airport security is tough now? It could get even tougher if a proposed computer system thinks you might be a threat. We'll explain.
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[Sports-preview]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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(( Hey folks Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office as the UVa women win one at the buzzer tonight. Abe Naff gets new job title in Ferrum. Dan Marino gets a new title of his own in Miami. The Gibbs staff is ready to dish out the discipline. And Boston College will NOT be in the ACC next season. That and more tonight on the Big 7.))
[Airline-Checks]

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[GRAPHIC=Airport Security]
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Travel by air and the U-S government could be collecting background information on you.
Passengers would be scored with a color and a number to rank their possible security threat.
Advoates say it'll porvide better safety, but critics don't like it.
Skip Loescher has more on how the system will work.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-James Carafano/Heritage Foundation; :23]
[SUPER=01-James May/Air Transport Association President; :44]
[SUPER=01-Jay Stanley/ACLU; :59]
[SUPER=01-Skip Loescher/Reporting; 1:21]
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[OUT Q=I'm Skip Loescher.]

((WITHIN A MONTH OR SO, UNCLE SAM MAY BEGIN COMPELLING AIRLINES AND AIRLINE RESERVATION BUSINESSES TO TURN OVER BACKGROUND INFORMATION ON ALL PASSENGERS BOARDING FLIGHTS IN THE U.S. THAT INFORMATION WILL THEN BE FED INTO A NEW COMPUTER SYSTEM WHICH, THE TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION SAYS, WILL HELP PINPOINT RISK CERTAIN PASSENGERS MAY POSE TO AIRLINERS. James Carafano/Heritage Foundation: We have to make the terrorists jobs harder. The trick is keeping the friendly skies friendly except for the terrorists.
T.S.A. ESTIMATES THAT FIVE PERCENT OF THE TRAVELING PUBLIC WILL EITHER BE REQUIRED TO UNDERGO FURTHER SECURITY SCREENING... OR WON'T BE ALLOWED TO BOARD A FLIGHT. AIRLINE INDUSTRY OFFICIALS SAY IF THE PROGRAM IS IMPLEMENTED PROPERLY, IT MAY BE GOOD FOR BUSINESS. James May/Pres., Air Transport Association: I would like be delighted to turn over more information over to the government if it would mean it would expedite my process through security. GROUPS LIKE THE THE AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FEAR PASSENGERS BACKGROUND INFORMATION MAY NOT BE KEPT PRIVATE. Jay Stanley/ACLU: We think it's a very bad idea, it would lead to an enormous privacy invasion over time and it won't likely make us safer. Skip Loescher/Reporting: IN ADDITION TO THE NEW COMPUTER SYSTEM, THE GOVERNMENT IS ALSO TESTING NEW EQUIPMENT WHICH DIGITALLY FINGERPRINTS AND PHOTOGRAPHS OVERSEAS PASSENGERS TRAVELING THROUGH U.S. AIRPORTS TO DETERMINE WHETHER ANY APPEAR ON TERRORIST WATCH LISTS.))

[Towers-Wreck]


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Investigators in Roanoke are still trying to figure out what caused a man to lose control of his car Saturday night.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Saturday;]

It happened shortly after 7:30 on Brandon Avenue near Towers Mall. Police say 62-year-old Joseph Davis' car hit a utility pole, snapping it. the car then flipped over and ended up in the Arby's parking lot. Davis had to be cut out of the car and transported to Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He's listed in fair condition. Police say two other cars hit the pole's wires, but the teens in those cars were NOT hurt. The accident also knocked out power to more than a thousand customers in the area, including Towers Mall. A-E-P says some were without power for as long as seven hours.
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[Floyd-Fatal]


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A Floyd County teenager faces nine charges from a fatal car crash.
The accident happened in November on Route 221.
The unidentified 17-year old driver is charged with 2 counts of manslaughter and driving under the influence.
Jonathan Quintrell and his fianc´┐Ż Megan Hall were killed in the head-on crash.
Three others in the car with the 17-year old also face alcohol-related charges.

[Pot-Bust]


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From brew to buds- marijuana buds that is...
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Ontario, Canada;]


Police bust an old molson brewery in Canada and find what they're calling one of the largest indoor marijuana growing operations.
The old beer vats, forty in all, are full of marijuana plants: 30 thousand plants in all, with a street value of 30-million dollars.
A year's value of one hundred million.
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((JIM FARRELL/POLICE INSPECTOR: FOR POLICE OFFICERS WHO'VE BEEN IN THE BUSINESS FOR YEARS, EVERYBODY IS IN ABSOLUTE AWE OF THE MAGNITUDE OF IT.))
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[OUT Q=magnitude of it.]
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[VO-NAT]


Police say the operation has a self contained ventilation system so you could barely smell the marijuana- and fifty workers who slept in dorms and worked the crop.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11]
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Still ahead on News 7, minority leaders in Southside hope all races will come together to celebrate Martin Luther King, Junior this weekend.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus see what happens when one man leaps into the lion's den and challenges the animal to a bullfight.
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[Commercial]

[Danville-SCLC]


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With the Martin Luther King holiday fast approaching, civil rights leaders in Danville want to make sure his legacy isn't forgotten.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville]


The Danville chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference is sponsoring three days worth of events celebrating Dr. King's work.
They include a youth night Friday and a candlelight march against violence on Sunday.
Black leaders say drug-related violence and the loss of area jobs are helping reverse some of the civil rights gains made in the 1960's.
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[SOT 15:30:00]
[IN Q=Total integration]

((REV. WILLIAM KEEN/DANVILLE SCLC PRESIDENT: TOTAL INTEGRATION, THAT HAS NOT TAKEN PLACE. IF ANYTHING, WE'RE REVERSING BACK TO MORE SEGREGATION INSTEAD OF TOTAL INTEGRATION. SO, WE'RE STILL MAKING A PLEA TO THE WHITE AMERICANS TO GET OUT IN THE FIELD, TO COME OUT AND JOIN THIS MARCH IN STOP THE KILLING.))
[SUPER=01-Rev. William Keen/Danville SCLC President]
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[OUT Q=stop the killing.]
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[VO-NAT]


Sunday's march begins at 5 at the corner of Watson and Stuart Streets in Danville.
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[Sword]


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A stolen artifact from civil war times is back at the naval Academy Museum- more than 70 years after it disappeared.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Annapolis, MD;]

The ceremonial sword was recovered from a collector who wasn't aware it had been stolen 73- years ago.
The F-B-I discovered the sword during an investigation into fraudulent dealings involving three appraisers on the television program, the "Antiques Road Show." Years ago, the sword was presented to its owner, John Worden, by the New York State Assembly for his bravery in battle. Worden was the Naval officer who commanded the U-S-S Monitor when it battled the Confederate ironclad Virginia during the Civil War. Warden's family donated it to the Naval academy's museum in 1912, twenty years before it was stolen.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=EXTRA POINT]
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The UVa women win at the buzzer tonight. Abe Naff gets a huge promotion. We'll hear from Clemens, Marino and the Skins, but first tonight's Extra Point -
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[VO-NAT]
[super=03-Chestnut Hill, MA;]

It's official the conference realignment most had been hoping for in time for next year will not happen. That means that Boston College will play in the Big East in all sports for the 2004-05 season before leaving for the ACC in 2005-06. Conference USA held up the quick movement by demanding $10 million bucks from the Big East. Virginia Tech and Miami will be the only schools changing conference next year.
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[go to scores] [go to scores]
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[S-UVa]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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The Virginia women's basketball team has been a work in progress this season for veteran coach Debbie Ryan. Coming into tonight's the Cavs were a game under 500 at 6 and 7 and winless in ACC play at 0-and-2.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville/Fox-Sports-South; :00]

Playing without star Brandi Teamer tonight the Cavs got a big lift from Kate Kreager (KREE-GER). She is the junior transfer who came to Virginia from Xavier. Tonight she had 11 points including some big hoops in the first half. But this things came down to the final shot. With Virginia on top 60-to-59, Alex Stewart took the rock the length of the floor and
[super=33-Georgia Tech/59/Virginia/60;]

got a shot at a layup, but the ball slid off her hand on the way up and came up short. UVa gets the 60-to-59 win.
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[S-Naff]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-158 15220TC]
[GRAPHIC=ferrum]
[ENG#=2]


The Ferrum College Panthers have wasted little time and even fewer miles in naming a replacement for athletic director Ted Kinder who left last week to take a similar post in Kentucky. This afternoon the school
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Ferrum; :00]

named head baseball coach Abe Naff its newest director of athletics. Naff has served as the Panthers head baseball coach for 19 years, and he has been a part of the Ferrum athletics community for the past 22. Naff is a 1981 Lynchburg College grad, who also has a master's degree from the school.
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[ANCHOR=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=FERRUM]

Ferrum also announced that Gary Holden has been promoted to assistant athletic director. He too has a master's degree and more importantly, a real understanding of the college community.

[S-Clemens]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
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[ENG#=3]

When Roger Clemens supposedly retired from baseball at the end of last season, Yankees' owner George Steinbrenner gave him a Hummer as a going away present. But today - Clemens drove back in the big leagues signing a one year deal with the Houston Astros. And it was a present - but not that Hummer that led him to finally come back for another season.
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[OUT Q=...JUST HAPPY TO BE HERE."]
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He'll get $5 Million for the upcoming season.

[S-Green]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
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The Washington Post is reporting tonight that Darrell Green will join Joe Gibbs coaching staff as an assistant. Green played 20 years with the Redskins and is just a year into retirement. He believes Gibbs can handle the modern day player.
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[OUT Q=...he's got going for him."]
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[S-Skins]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Green will certainly bring a great deal of class to the lockeroom and to Gibbs' staff. But what most folks expect Gibbs to bring is a much needed dose of good old fashioned discipline.
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[IN Q=COACH GIBBS...]
[SUPER=01-Joe Jacoby/Redskins Tackle 1981-1993; :00]
[SUPER=01-Don Warren/Redskins Tight End 1979-92; :11]
[SUPER=01-Joe Bugel/Redskins Assistant Head Coach; :27]
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[OUT Q=...PLAY AND COACH FOOTBALL."]
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At least one of the current crop of Redskins is anxious for the discipline to take effect. Linebacker Jeremiah Trotter believes it is long overdue.
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[SUPER=01-Jeremiah Trotter/Redskins Linebacker; ]
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[OUT Q=...TO QUIT PLAYING."]
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[S-Marino]


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Gibbs, Green all the oldies but goodies are coming back, so why not Dan Marino. Despite having no experience in this area, Marino was hired as the Dolphins Vice-President of football operations today - a fancy General Manager title for a man who has been in broadcasting since retiring.
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[OUT Q=...ROLE WILL BE."]
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[Lion]


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[TAPE#=Net]
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Most people try to stay as far away as possible from the lions at the zoo... but not one man. He jumped into the lion's pen- and challenged a lion to a fight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Buenos Aires, Argentina;]


It happened at the Buenos Aires Zoo, and what followed was caught on tape by a zoo visitor. Zoo officials say 22 year old Lucas Tomas (toe-MAHSS) jumped into the pen, took off his jacket, and egged the lions on. One of the lions ended up sitting on top of the man and patting him with his paw.
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