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Coming up on News 7-
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Hundreds of new jobs.. but are they coming soon enough? More on the big plans for southside and reaction.
The big chill is on .. wind chills as low as 45 below.
Plus people try out for survivor in Lynchburg.. and one familiar survivor shows up.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 at Eleven is next.

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((BUTCH FERGUSON/HENRY CO. RESIDENT: WE NEED THE WORK BAD DOWN HERE, PEOPLE ARE REALLY HURTING.))
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Some in Henry County say several hundred new jobs are a step in the right direction but believe more still must be done.
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Last Night, Governor Warner announced it, today he came to southside to confirm it. MasterBrand Cabinets plans to set up shop in Henry County, bringing with it hundreds of jobs. [***MASTERBRAND IN MONITOR***]
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Justin McLeod is here now with details and community reaction. Justin?
Jean, folks we talked to say it's about time.
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They're happy more than 700 jobs are coming but also wonder if it's enough to turn the economy around.
However, they believe this is a good start.
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[SUPER=01-Butch Ferguson/Henry Co. Resident; :13]
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Here at the Dutch Boys Restaurant in Collinsville, the dinner conversation these days focuses on jobs, specificially the seven hundred that are about to come to Henry County.
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((BUTCH FERGUSON/HENRY CO. RESIDENT: I DIDN'T THINK THEY COULD GET THAT MANY, BOTH TIMES IT'S ABOUT 200 OR 150 OR WHATEVER, 700, THAT'S ACTUALLY GOOD.)) [Runs07]
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It is made possible thanks to MasterBrand Cabinets.
The second largest cabinet maker in North America plans to open in the Patriot Center Industrial Park early next year.
The company says it will hire 745 people over the next seven years.
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((RICHARD FARR/MASTERBRAND, INC.: WE FEEL LIKE WE'RE IN THE BUSINESS OF BRINGING JOY TO PEOPLE AND I HOPE TODAY TODAY THIS BRINGS A LITTLE JOY TO YOU.)) [Runs06]
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Joy has been hard to come by here in Henry County.
The area has lost thousands of jobs including more than 900 when Pillowtex shut down in July.
Governor Warner says since taking office he's helped create more than two thousand jobs in southside but concedes some of them never materialized.
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((GOVERNOR MARK WARNER: IN AN ECONOMY THAT'S CHANGING HAS RAPIDLY AS OURS I THINK NOT TO TAKE THOSE RISKS, NOT TO TAKE THOSE CHANCES WOULD BE SHORTSIDED.)) [Runs07]
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The governor's message was met with enthusiastic crowds at the announcement Thursday afternoon but out in the community, they're optimistic but also realistic.
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((APRIL MANNING/HENRY CO. RESIDENT: I THINK WE NEED TO HAVE MORE JOBS COMING IN SOONER BECAUSE THE ECONOMY IS REALLY BAD, A LOT OF PEOPLE ARE LOSING THEIRS JOBS AND IT'S REALLY SAD.)) [Runs10]
[OUT Q=IT'S REALLY SAD] ))
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Henry County had to compete with 180 localities to get MasterBrand.
The state ended up giving the company 1.5 million dollars in grants, another 750-thousand dollars in tobacco money, and more than a million in private donations.
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Jean, the company plans to start hiring in about six months and says it will hire about 200 people in the first year.

[Warner]


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Before the announcement in Henry County, Warner made a stop in Roanoke to pitch his version of tax reform.
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The talk was in conjunction with the Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce- Warner outlined some specifics of the tax plans in his budget. He says a one penny increase in the sales tax is needed to keep transportation, health care, and education afloat.
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[IN Q=Small businesses...]

((GOV. MARK WARNER; SMALL BUSINESSES NEED A QUALIFIED AND TRAINED WORKFORCE. IF WE DON'T HAVE GOOD SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES, THEY ARE NOT GOING TO BE ABLE TO GET THAT WORKFORCE. SMALL BUSINESSES WANT THE STATE TO COME IN AND HELP ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. IF THE STATE IS BROKE, THEN THE STATE CAN'T MAKE THE INVESTMENTS IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT THAT IS NECESSARY.)) ((JOHN WILLIAMSON/ROANOKE REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE; SMALL BUSINESSES THAT ARE IN RETAIL DEALING WITH CIGARETTE SALES WILL HAVE SOME CONCERNS WITH SOME OF THE PROPOSALS, BUT THE ONLY WAY TO DEVELOP A BALANCED PROPOSAL IS TO DO THAT, AND NOT EVERY SEGMENT OF BUSINESS WILL BE EQUALLY IMPACTED. ))
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Governor Warner says he's encouraged by an alternate tax reform plan introduced in the Senate, because it shows the General Assembly is willing to tackle the issue.
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[Griffith-bills]


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Most children in the Roanoke Valley head back to school BEFORE Labor Day but that could change for kids in Salem unless the General Assembly takes action.
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Delegate Morgan Griffith says Salem schools
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are in danger of losing the exemption that allows them to start classes in August.
The exemption is based upon the number of snow days a school system takes. Griffith says Salem has not had enough.
The Republican is introducing a bill to keep Salem's school year intact.
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((DEL. MORGAN GRIFFITH/R-SALEM: OTHERWISE THE SCHEDULE WILL HAVE TO START AFTER LABOR DAY AND WE'RE HOPING TO FIX THAT BECAUE IT WILL CAUSE A GREAT DEAL OF PROBLEMS FOR THE CITY OF SALEM SCHOOLS AND THE CHILDREN AND PARENTS WHO HAVE CHILDREN IN THE SALEM SCHOOLS.))
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Griffith is also trying to secure funding for building upgrades at the Salem Civic Center.
His bill would allow the center to keep the money it collects for the state's sales tax to pay for renovations.
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[Rogers]


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"Inconsistent statements" led Roanoke police to suspect Christopher Rogers might know more about his mother's murder than he's saying.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday]

Police searched him and his home yesterday. The basis for the search was a series of things he said under questioning. According to court papers filed today, the search was instigated after an autopsy of Teresa Rogers' body indicated she couldn't have been found the way her son said she was. Mother and son live in separate homes on the same property. While he told police he did not have a key to her place, other sources say he did.
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[Monty-Shooting]


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A man shot in Montgomery County over the weekend has died from his wounds.
53 year old Thomas Wayne Saunders died last night.
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[TAKE STUMP FS]
His roomate, 64 year old James Harless Stump, was already charged in connection with the shooting. Prosecutors are now deciding if he'll face more serious charges.
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[Carroll-Shooting]


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A Carroll County man has died from wounds he suffered in a shooting.
Donald Brady was shot four times during a robbery last week in the Keno section of the county.
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[TAKE NIXON FULL SCREEN]
46-year old Elva Rosemary Nixon is charged with armed robbery and malicious wounding.
The Commonwealth's Attorney is now deciding whether the charges against her should be amended
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[Dean-Moseley]


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Carol Moseley Braun is out of the democratic race for president.
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The former congresswoman today gave her support to Howard Dean.
Meanwhile the latest polls are out showing a close race.
The latest tracking polls show Senator John Kerry in a virtual tie with Dean in a race now too close to call.
Most of the candidates are out working it hard in Iowa just days away from the caucus there.
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[Mars]


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Another giant leap for Mankind.
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[VO-NAT 08.5]
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The spirit rover has landed on Martian soil- 12 days after it arrived on the red planet- to cheers and champagne popping at NASA.
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((NAT POPPING CHAMPAGNE AND CHEERING FOR ))
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Controllers will use the spirit's robot arm to search the soil.
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((I CAN TELL YOU THAT SPIRIT IS NOW READY TO BEGIN ITS MISSION OF EXPLORATION AND DISCOVERY.)) [BUTT TO 25 ] ((MARS IS NOW OUR SANDBOX WE CAN PLAY AND LEARN.))
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[vo-nat]
Scientists are looking for geological evidence that life once existed on the red planet.
Spirit will take microscopic pictures in unprecedented detail.
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[Survivor]


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A real Survivor pulled a Survivor suprise dropping in at tonight's Casting call in Lynchburg.
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((OH MY THAT VOICE. I'D VOTE YOU OFF FIRST ... YOU WOULD??!! I'D VOTE EVERYBODY OFF IF I HAD THE OPTION.))
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[OUT Q=HAD THE OPTION.]
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Yes, it is Danville native John Dalton... otherwise known as the infamous Johnny Fairplay... He showed up at the second of WDBJ's Survivor casting calls.
Dalton says Survivor's given him movie deals and parts on other television shows.
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((JOHN DALTON/SURVIVOR CONTESTANT; I HAD FUN OUT THERE. IT'S THE HARDEST GAME EVER CREATED. IT'S MOSTLY MENTAL AND MENTALLY... CAKE-WALK.))
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By the way about 100 hopeful contestants completed or dropped off an audition tonight at River Ridge Mall.
Johnny Fairplay says he's the greatest contestant to ever play the survivor game.
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[Tease1]
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For the first time in more than 3 decades, one county is welcoming a new sheriff to town.
That story when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus, one crook's trip down the chimney ends in cuffs.
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[Sports-preview]


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(( Hey folks Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office as the Virginia men lose again in the ACC falling to Ga. Tech. The Roanoke women get back to the 500 mark in the ODAC. Fleming and Botetourt hook up in girls hoops. Fromer Cav Ted Jeffries is the focus of the ACC Connection. And Jimmie Johnson connects with the wall at Daytona. Tonight on the Big 7.))

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The longarm of the law has some fresh leadership in Craig County.
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Sheriff Clifford Davidson has been on the job for just over two-weeks. Davidson takes over for longtime Sheriff B-B McPherson who retired after 32-years in office. While the new Sheriff says things are going well, there's still a lot of work to do.
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((CLIFFORD DAVIDSON/CRAIG CO. SHERIFF: THE MAIN FOCUS I HAVE RIGHT NOW IS ON OUR 911 SYSTEM. WE'RE TRYING TO GET UP AND RUNNING, THAT'S TAKING 95% OF MY TIME RIGHT NOW. WE'VE BEEN GOING AROUND LOOKING AT OTHER COUNTY'S SEEING HOW THEIR SYSTEMS ARE SET-UP AND WE'RE TRYING TO GET OURS UP AND ON-LINE.))
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Davidson says Craig County is one of two counties in the Commonwealth that doesn't have an automated 9-1-1 system that displays a caller's address and home information. The new system is expected to be up and running sometime this summer.
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[Lottery-Winner]


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The woman who claimed to have lost a winning lottery ticket, and filed a court order to stop the real winner from cashing in -- had her day in court today.
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[SUPER=03-South Euclid, OH;]

40 year old Elecia Battle pled no contest to filing a false police report, and was found guilty by the judge. The misdemeanor carries a possible penalty of six months in jail and a one thousand dollar fine. The judge ordered a pre-sentence investigation before sentencing in February. Battle filed a police report claiming she dropped the December 30th winning Mega Millions lottery ticket, and when the real winner came forward, Battle sued to block payment.
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[Chimney-Guy]


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It didn't take police long to track down a suspect last night.
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[SUPER=03-Houston, TX;]

They found him stuck in the chimney of a Houston restaurant. It started when two men tried to break in by sliding down the chimney. When the first alleged burglar jumped in feet first -- he got stuck. His buddy broke a window to get inside and tried to pull him through the fireplace. When that didn't work, the man inside the restaurant ran off, leaving the chimney trapped crook to deal with police by himself. The suspect is facing charges, and police hope to arrest his partner as well.
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Robin says we're in for a chilly weekend... but it could be a lot worse.
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[Cold]


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Records are breaking across the Northeast- record low temperatures that is- as the mercury keeps on falling.
In some places it is well below zero. Factor in the wind chill and it's down to 45 degrees below.
Drew Levinson reports from the bone chilling Northeast.
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((From Philadelphia to Maine --the Northeast is colder than a freezer in an eskimo's igloo. I DON'T FEEL LIKE I LIVE IN NEW YORK, I FEEL LIKE I LIVE IN THE NORTH POLE. And like the North Pole--single digits are now the norm. With Boston Harbor now a giant ice cube....ice cutters are the only vessels able to navigate the waters. Navigation was tough for this truck near Philadelphia. At the airports--planes and being de-iced and passengers are being put on ice. IT'S CANCELLED? SO YEH, I'M BUMMED OUT. Tough New Yorkers--who usually laugh in the face of old man winter are finally taking their mother's advice--and dressing in layers. I GOT ABOUT THREE COATS ON, THREE PAIRS OF SOCKS AND TWO PAIRS OF PANTS." At a newspaper stand on what could easily called the corner of frigid and burrrrrrr-- the vender is having an easier time selling papers than keeping warm. I HAVE A SMALL HEATER, BUT IT DOESN'T HELP BECAUSE EVERYTHING IS OPEN. DREW LEVINSON/ON CAMERA BRIDGE: THE SNOW THAT ENDED THIS MORNING LEFT UP TO HALF A FOOT ON THE GROUND.....EVEN MORE IN THE SUBURBS. It also foced commuters to slip and slide their way through the city streets. Even the harsh temperatures aren't preventing some with soft hearts to help the elderly cross the street. And it's getting worse...the temperatures continue to drop and winds continue to pick up. Here in the N.Y. the wind chill will be a bonechilling 20 below zero. The good news comes this weekend, when it will be a balmy 30 degrees...just think winter's over in a little more than two months.. Drew Levinson, CBS News, New York.))

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Hoops from UVa, Roanoke, Fleming, Tech and William & Mary. But first tonight's Extra Point -
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[SUPER=03-Daytona Beach, FL; :00]

They almost closed out week 2 of Daytona testing without incident. Unfortunately, some of that ocean moisture was hiding in the shadows on the backstretch this morning, and Jimmie Johnson hit a wet patch and wrecked his primary car for the 500.
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[S-Fleming]


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We begin tonight with some girls high school hoops as Fleming welcomed Lord Botetourt to town from the Thursday night hoopla.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Cavaliers vs. Colonels; :00]

The Cavs are led by Nicci Moats, the daughter for former William and Mary and Buffalo Gap star Dale Moats. Fleming shows some good teammate as Shay Taylor takes advantage of the solid pick and rolls inside for the bucket. Botetourt would come right back with Kristin Graham delivering inside to a wide open Meredith Miller for the easy jumper. Things would get tough in the paint for the Colonels, but Miss Hanston will makes some room and convert the bucket for Fleming.
[super=33-Lord Botetourt/62/William Fleming/41;]

Moats would show you how easy it is as she hits the baseline jumper. Botetourt gets the 62 to 41.
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[S-Roanoke]


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The Roanoke women's team has gotten off to a very un-Maroon-like start to this season. Coming into tonight Roanoke was under the 500 mark in both the ODAC and overall.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Lynchburg vs. Roanoke; :00]

Meanwhile, the Lynchburg Hornets been playing well in recent games. Roanoke's Veronica Kelly will make the pass to Chandra Forrester who finds Kayce Smith for the three point basket. The Maroons are on top. Lynchburg would have to play catchup all night long as Michelle Shuman steps inside the line and scores for the visitors. Roanoke again. This time Lindsey Reynolds, the Cave Spring product hits nothing but net on the deep three ball.
[SUPER=33-Lynchburg/54/Roanoke/64;]

Later Reynolds gets the steal and the break away in tight. Roanoke improves to 4 and 4 in the ODAC with the 64-to-54 win.
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[S-UVa]


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The Virginia Cavaliers dropped their third straight ACC game tonight as they were hammered by Georgia Tech 75-to-57. The reasons for the loss are pretty simple. UVa shot 35 percent, committed 21 turnovers and again didn't play good defense.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/espn2; :00]

It's amazing how easy the game can be if no one is guarding you. Jarrett Jack goes backdoor uncontested and lays it in. He had 12 points and 7 assists. After starting out hot, UVa cooled down and each and every hoop was a struggle. Gary Forbes gets this one inside.
[SUPER=33-Virginia/57/Georgia Tech/75/UVa Now 10-and-4;]

But four Jackets scored in double figures as Georgia Tech gets the 75-to-57 win. Virginia got outscored 34-to-16 in the paint.
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[S-ACC]


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[GRAPHIC=ACC CONNECTION]
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This week's ACC Connection centers around a former Cavalier big man that the team could use these days.
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[GO TO ACC CONNECT PINNACLE] A decade ago Ted Jeffries was closing out a stellar career at Virgnia. Now he's in his first year at William & Mary.
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((TED JEFFRIES:)) ((TONY SHAVER:)) ((TERRY HOLLAND:)) (( Jeffries started 127 games in the UVa career scored 821 points and pulled down 787 rebounds. He earned honorable mention all-ACC honors his senior year, and then the Communications and Rhetoric graduate went to Europe and played professionally for eight years. ((TED JEFFRIES:)) This weekend on WDBJ - Carolina will try to bounce back after it's loss to Maryland as hosts U-Conn Saturday at 3:30. Truth is the 9th Heels may have been playing above their heads all season long. ((ROY WILLIAMS:)) And Saturday night - More ACC action as Georgia Tech plays host to Maryland in a 8pm tip-off here on Your Hometown Station.))

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The Tech men will be after Big East win number two on Saturday as they host Miami. Walk-on Chris Tucker -
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]


a Lord Botetourt grad has appeared in just 7 games, averaging 1.4 points per contest, but he's certainly made the Hokies better in practice each day.
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Tucker spent a post grad year at Fork Union following his days as a Cavalier, and the extra time is paying off.
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[Ice-Sculptures]


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The old saying goes when you have lemons, make lemonaid... so when you have ice, why not make ice scupltures?
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That's the theory in Detroit, where the 22nd annual international ice scupture spectacular is underway.
This is not just your ordinary ice sculpting.. some intricate works are on display. 100 sculptures in all.
500 thousand visitors from around the country are expected to join the locals to celebrate ice at the Plymouth festival- which by the way is billed as the oldest and largest ice carving event in the nation. (------------)