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Coming up on News 7- Highlights of tonight's state of the union address and reaction.
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School safety in Roanoke. Tonight it is the public's chance to have its say.
And how one bakery is rising to the low carb craze.
Plus from the kitchen to court. The latest on Martha Stewart.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 at Eleven is next.

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((THE AMERICAN PEOPLE ONCE AGAIN PROVING TO BE THE HARDEST WORKING PEOPLE THE AMERICAN ECONOMY IS GROWING. THE TAX REFORM YOU PASSED IS WORKING. YEAH.))
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[OUT Q=IS WORKING. YEAH!]
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From the economy, to health care and prescription drug plans- the President Talks about it all in his state of the union.. but he says his greatest responsibility is the active defense of the American people.
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((AMERICA IS COMMITTED TO KEEPING THE WORLDS MOST DANGEROUS WEAPONS OUT OF THE HANDS OF THE MOST DANGEROUS REGIMES.))
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[OUT Q=DANGEROUS REGIMES. APPLAUSE]
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[State-Union]


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Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
President Bush says terrorists continue to plot against America.
He says it's tempting to believe the U-S is out of danger- He says that hope is comforting and understandable, but he says it's false.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Case /Newspath;]


Stacy Case is live on Capitol Hill with more on the President's speech-
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(( A STANDING OVATION, HUGS, A PAT ON THE BACK. PRESIDENT BUSH STOOD BEFORE A JOINT SESSION OF CONGRESS DETERMINED TO STAY THE COURSE. PRESIDENT BUSH: America this evening is a nation called to great responsibilities. and we are rising to meet them.
THE PRESIDENT'S STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS CENTERED ON TWO MAIN THEMES--- THE ECONOMY AND THE WAR ON TERROR.

President Bush: Two years without an attack on American soil and it is tempting to believe that the danger is behind us. that hope is understandable, comforting and false. THE PRESIDENT DECLARED THE REBUILDING EFFORT IN AFGHANISTAN ON TRACK, THOUGH NOT WITHOUT HURDLES. HE THANKED SOLDIERS AND THEIR FAMILIES FOR SERVICE AND SACRIFICE. HE SAYS THE WORK OF REBUILDING IRAQ IS HARD BUT RIGHT. We have not come all this way through tragedy and trial and war only to falter and leave our work unfinished. DEMOCRATS COUNTER-- THE MOST POWERFUL NATION IN HISTORY STILL NEEDS HELP TO MEET COMMON DANGERS. REP. NANCY PELOSI/HOUSE DEMOCRATIC LEADER H has pursued a go it alone foreign policy that leaves us isolated abroad and that steals the resources we need for education and health care here at home. UNDER THE PRESIDENT'S LEADERSHIP, NEARLY 3 MILLION PEOPLE HAVE LOST JOBS. MR BUSH IS PROPOSING A $120 MILLION DOLLAR JOB TRAINING PROGRAM TO HELP THE UNEMPLOYED START ANEW. STACY CASE/CBS NEWS
EVEN THOUGH THE PRESIDENT'S TAX CUTS HAVE CAUSED A $400 BILLION DOLLAR DEFICIT--- HE SAYS THOSE CUTS HAVE SPURRED ECON

OMIC RECOVERY. HE CALLED ON CONGRESS TO MAKE THEM PERMANENT. STACY CASE CBS NEWS WASHINGTON. NOW BACK TO YOU.))
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[School-Violence]


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Violence in Roanoke Schools is back in the headlines.
But this time it's different, tonight the general public got its first opportunity to speak up. [***SCHOOL VIOLENCE IN MONITOR***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin/BAM;]


Several public forums were held and Justin McLeod was there. So Justin how was the turnout?
Jean, one had fewer than five, another had more than forty.
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They all came together with different experiences and concerns.
But they all shared the same goal, addressing the problems and coming up with solutions.
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((((NAT SOUND OF FACILITATOR GIVING INSTRUCTIONS))
What you see here could be described as a meeting of the minds. ((QUICK NAT SOUND OF MEETING))
It was an informal setting, designed to allow the public to tell the school safety task force exactly how it feels.


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((KATHRYN HATAM/WILLIAM FLEMING SENIOR: I'M READY TO HEAR IT ALL, IT'S MY JOB TO LISTEN.)) [Runs03]
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They listened at four separate forums, all in different sections of the city.
Participants were first asked to fill out a survey about school safety.
They then gathered in small groups to talk about it.
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((DEBBIE JONES/PARENT: YEAH, I DO BELIEVE THAT THERE IS A DEFINITE SAFETY PROBLEM, VIOLENCE IN THE SCHOOLS, IT'S THERE.)) [Runs05]
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But some say violence in Roanoke schools is not as widespread or that uncommon from any other school system.
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((KAREN PILLIS/PARENT: I THINK WE HAVE A WIDE DIVERSITY SCHOOL SYSTEM AND I THINK THERE ARE GOING TO BE INCIDENTS IN SUCH A SCHOOL SYSTEM ALL OVER THE COUNTRY.)) [Runs09]
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But the focus here is how to help the Roanoke school system.
Participants were asked to come up with the most pressing safety needs and then prioritize those needs.
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((JAYE JONES/PARENT: COMMUNICATION BETWEEN THE SCHOOL AND THE PARENTS IS THE MOST IMPORTANT TO US.)) [Runs04]
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There were many concerns brought up.
They include bullying, disrespect, parental involvement, gang violence, better discipline, and too much negative press.
Safety task force members will now take all this information and try to come up with solutions.
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((JIM O'HARE/COMMITTE MEMBER: WE DON'T COME UP WITH MANY ANSWERS. WE'RE COMING TO ASK QUESTIONS AND SEE WHAT QUESTIONS NEED TO BE ASKED INORDER TO MAKE THE SCHOOLS AND THE COMMUNITY IN A WHOLE A SAFER PLACE.)) [Runs08]
[OUT Q=A SAFER PLACE]))
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If you were unable to attend tonight's forums but would still like to give your opinion, you can do so online at the school system's website.
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[TAKE WDBJ WEBSITE PINNACLE]
We've put a link to that website on ours at wdbj7.com. Go there and click websites in the news.
You have until February 28th to give your opinion which will remain anonymous.
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Jean, the task force hopes to then come up with some recommendations and issue a report by mid-March.


[Roanoke-Fatal]


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A Roanoke woman died after an accident on Peters Creek Road this evening.
Police say 70 year old Evelyn Mabel Smith ran into the vehicle in front of her around 5:00 tonight.
She was taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital where she died from injurieSto her chest.
Two other vehicles had minor damage. No passengers in those vehicles needed treatment at the hospital.

[Tort-Reform]


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Republican legislators say huge lawsuits are hurting Virginia businesses and consumers.
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The lawmakers are proposing changes to Virginia's tort laws.
They say their reforms are aimed at protecting businesses from unnecessary legal expenses which drive up the cost of goods and services.
The GOP delegates are introducing a bill to prohibit people from suing for damages caused by fatty foods, alcohol or cigarettes.
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((DELEGATE BILL JANIS/R-HENRICO COUNTY: IT PRESERVES THE RIGHT FOR SOMEONE TO SUE FOR EXAMPLE IF YOU EAT A CAKE WITH UNCOOKED EGGS IN IT BECAUSE THAT'S NEGLIGENT. I COULD GET SALMONELLA BUT I CAN'T SUE BECAUSE I GOT FAT OR GOT HYPERTENSION FROM EATING A DIET EXCLUSIVELY OF LITTLE DEBBIE SNACK CAKES.))
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House Republicans say tort reform will also keep down the rising costs of health care and malpractice insurance.
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[Fatal-Fire]


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Friends and family remember a little boy who was killed in a weekend fire.
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((NAT SINGING))
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They came together tonight for a candlelight vigil to remember three-year-old Kyonte Harris. Kyonte died on Sunday morning when fire raced through his family's home on Tinker Drive. The group prayed, sang and remembered how full of life little Kyonte was - a feeling his mother shares.
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((KYANA POINDEXTER, KYONTE'S MOTHER: MY BABY WAS SO SWEET. HE LAUGHED, HE PLAYED - HE LIKED TO PLAY BALL, HE LIKED LIFE PERIOD. EVERYWHERE I WAS, HE WAS - I NAMED HIM AFTER ME, KYONTE. MY SON WILL NEVER LEAVE ME, HE'S ALWAYS THERE.))
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On top of dealing with the grief from her son's death, Poindexter and her family claim they've been searched and harrassed by the police. A Roanoke City Police spokeswoman says the searches were part of an "on-going investigation" she can *not* comment on.

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[City-Council]


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While investigators haven't determined the cause of Sunday's fatal fire, city officials are hoping the incident will focus more attention on fire safety.
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City Manager Darlene Burcham raised the subject at Tuesday's city council meeting.
She said she hopes the tragedy will encourage more residents to install smoke detectors.
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((DARLENE BURCHAM/ROANOKE CITY MANAGER; WE DON'T YET KNOW WHY THAT PARTICULAR FIRE HAPPENED, BUT IT SEEMS TO ME WE OUGHT TO REMEMBER THAT TRAGEDY IN POSITIVE WAYS AND MAKE SURE THAT WE AVOID A FUTURE TRAGEDY BY ASKING OUR CITIZENS TO PLEASE BUY A SMOKE DETECTOR, INSTALL A SMOKE DETECTOR, CHECK THE BATTERIES.))
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Burcham says any city resident who cannot afford to purchase a smoke detector can obtain one through the Fire Department for free.
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Still ahead on News 7, Martha Stewart meets the jurors who will decide her fate.
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And as more customers count carbs... some bakeries are counting their pennies and coming up with new ways to keep bread on the table.
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((Hey, everybody. Travis Wells here in the News 7 Sports office. Coming up later, the Hokies have no luck against the Irish while Uva tries to hold that Tiger at UHall. We'll drive home a point on the Nascar media tour, and Pete Dye puts his signature on Blacksburg. All that and more on the way in sports.))
[Bread-Carbs]

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You may not be able to have your cake and eat it too if you're on a low-carb diet. But that's not necessarily the case with *bread*. As Shannon Young shows us, local bakeries are responding to a new dietary "knead" with one of their own.
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((Tom Mason knows who butters his bread. Since buying a Roanoke bakery last year, he's relied on a loyal clientele. But then customers started counting carbs.
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((TOM MASON/HEARTLAND BREAD COMPANY: I KNOW WE HAVE SEVERAL CUSTOMERS WHO'VE SPECIFICALLY ASKED FOR A LOW-CARB PRODUCT AND WHEN WE SAID, "NO" THEY DIDN'T BUY. I THINK YOU HAVE TO HAVE SOMETHING FOR THE HYPE.)) [RUNS: 14]
[OUT Q=SOMETHING FOR THE HYPE.]

So the Heartland Bread Company rose to the challenge, this week rolling out an Atkins-friendly version of its 7-grain bread. The customers we spoke to say they understand the low-carb craze but would have dropped their dough at Heartland anyway.
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((TARDY: WELL, I EAT MEAT AND I EAT BREAD. LOTS OF BREAD.)) [RUNS:03]
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[BUTT BUTT BUTT]
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((ELIZABETH WOODSTOCK/BAKERY CUSTOMER: I THINK PEOPLE ARE LOOKING FOR AN EASY WAY OUT. I THINK EATING SMALL QUANITITES OF A VARIETY OF FOOD IS THE WAY TO GO.)) [RUNS:06]
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Even Mason, who once lost 20-pounds himself on the Atkins diet, says carb-counters make up just a slice of his business.
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((MASON: I THINK SOME OF THE INCREASES WE WERE LOOKING FOR WE DIDN'T MAKE BUT AS FAR AS HAVING A SIGNIFICANT IMPACT, IT HASN'T HAD A SIGNIFICANT IMPACT.)) [RUNS:12] [BUTT BUTT BUTT]
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((MASON: IT DOESN'T SCARE ME. ATKINS HAS BEEN AROUND A LONG TIME. I THINK RIGHT NOW IT'S JUST GOING THROUGH A FAD STAGE.)) [RUNS:08]
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Other local bakeries, including Roanoke's Maple Leaf are also or will soon be offering low-carb breads.
But they agree the bite carb-counters have taken out of profits is small.
Shannon Young, News 7, Roanoke.))

[Peterson]


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The trial of Scott Peterson will be moved out of Modesto.
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A judge today says Peterson's trial will be held in San Mateo County about ninety miles from Modesto.
He says he's satisfied an impartial jury will be found there.
Peterson is charged with murdering his wife Laci and unborn son Connor.
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[Martha-Stewart]


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The first day of jury selection is over in the trial of home decorating diva Martha Stewart.
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Stewart met 33 poetential jurors face to face in the judge's private robing room, where reporters are not allowed. She is accused of securities fraud related to her selling of four thousand shares of ImClone stock the day before its value dropped. The sale kept her from losing an estimated 46 thousand dollars.
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((CHARLES GASPARINO/WALL STREET JOURNAL--HOW WOULD ANYBODY KNOW HOW TO SELL A DAY BEFORE THAT ANNOUNCEMENT. AND, BY THE WAY, IF SHE DID HAVE INFORMATION THAT PEOPLE DIDN'T HAVE, SHE SHOULD BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE))
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Stewart says she had standing orders with her broker, who's also on trial, to sell the stock once it dropped below 60 dollars a share. The broker's assistant denies those claims and is testifying for the prosecution.
Stewart repeated her innocent plea at the start of today's proceeding and could face 30 years in prison. ImClone's founder is already serving a 7 year sentence for insider trading.
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[Tease2]
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Most athletes would love to have their own trading card.
Still ahead, why Virginia Tech's trying stop one magazine from printing them.
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Plus a road project forces a 400 year old tree to pull up roots.
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[Commercial]

[Tech-Cards]


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Tech Quarterbacks Bryan Randall and Marcus Vick aren't just being swapped on the field. Their images are being traded by some fans.
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Unauthorized trading cards are popping up in the region and it has Tech officials concerned. The NCAA does not allow a student athlete's image to be sold without the school or the student's permission.
Rookie Review magazine is selling the cards as a page in it's magazine.
Tech officials say they've warned this company twice before to stop making the cards.
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[IN Q=This card situation.]

((TIM PARKER:THIS CARD SITUATION THAT WE'RE TALKING ABOUT TODAY WITH THIS COMPANY ROOKIE REVIEW IS THE FIRST TIME IT'S' REALLY GOTTEN TO BE A SYSTEMATIC PRODUCTION OF CARDS OF STUDENT ATHLETES WHO HAVE NOT EXHAUSTED THEIR ELIGIBILITY.))


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[OUT Q=their eligibility.]
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Rookie Review says it's a first amendment right.
Tech officials say if they don't get any response to a third cease and desist letter, the school may take the issue to the NC-double-A.
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[Mud-Bowl]


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The Super Bowl is coming up but it's the mud bowl some students are worried about.
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The mud bowl is a down and dirty competition- with a useful purpose.
It's meant to relieve academic stress for these future engineers and scientists at Cal-Tech.
The mud bowl features everything from wheel barrow races to sack races and tug o war.
But the biggest objective isn't to win.. but to get as dirty as possible.
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[S-Extra]


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Coming up, Tech and Uva go after conference wins on the hardwood, Mike Stevens gets to the point of Nascar's championship hunt, and the Blacksburg community will soon have a new golf course, but first tonight's extra point,
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[VO-NAT]


The Virginia women will have Brandi Teamer back effective immediately. Teamer, the team's leading scorer was suspended by Debbie Ryan last week for violating team policy. She missed three games during the suspension, but should be in uniform this weekend at Florida State.
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[S-Tech]


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Notre Dame got it done on the inside and the outside tonight at Casssell Coliseum handing Seth Greenberg's Virginia Tech Hokies their second straight Big East loss.
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[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Fighting Irish vs. Hokies; :00]


To the Cassell we go where early on the Fighting Irish got the loose ball and a big jam from Torrin Francis for a ten point lead. Francis finished the night with 22 points.
Freshman Zabian Dowdell bounced back from Saturday's bad outing against Miami by scoring 18 tonight.
Bryant Matthews as usual, did more than his share for Tech. The senior tallied 19 points and 11 rebounds.
He also played some defense getting the steal and assist to Coleman Collins at the other end for the flush.
But Notre Dame's Chris Thomas poured in 23.
[SUPER=33-Notre Dame/74/Virginia Tech/63/;]

The Irish won it 74-63 despite a late Tech run. The Hokies visit Seton Hall Saturday.
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[S-UVA]


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The Virginia Cavaliers didn't win any style points tonight but they did pick up their second ACC win of the season, pulling away down the stretch against Clemson.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville/Comcast Sports Net; :00]


Pete Gillen's crew was tied with the Tigers at 20 at halftime after an ugly opening 20 minutes.
But Roanoke's JR Reynolds got the Cavs started in the second half by knocking down the long range bomb for three of his 11 points on the night which led UVA.
Another freshman, Donte Minter came up big as well. The big fella uses the soft touch on the short jumper. He finished with 10 points.
[SUPER=33-Clemson/50/Virginia/61/;]

Virginia went on to win it 61 to 50.
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[S-Media-Tour]


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Nascar unveiled its plans for the 2004 championship chase this afternoon in Charlotte, and Mike Stevens says that not everyone is happy about it.
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[SUPER=01-Brian France/NASCAR Chairman and CEO; :47]
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[SUPER=01-Ray Evernham/Evernham Motorsports Owner; 1:50]
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[S-Golf]


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One of the world's most famous golf course architects was in Blacksburg yesterday. Pete Dye has been commissioned to re-design the River Course at Virginia Tech.
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[VO-NAT]
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Dye's signature is on the likes of the TPC at Sawgrass, the Harbourtown Golf Links in Hilton Head, and PGA West in California.
Known for enhancing the existing landscapes, Dye will work around the New River in his renovation. The course will be closed for play until April 15th, but construction will continue through next April. When finished it will include a practice facility for Jay Hardwick and the Hokie golfers.
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A big move is underway in California.
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A tree in one spot for nearly 400 years is getting a new home- an eighth of a mile away.
The tree known as "Old Glory" captured national attention when an activist spent 71 days in the tree- trying to save it.
Land developers wanted to chop the tree down.. but eventually agreed to move it.
The tree reportedly weighs 458 tons and costs more than $1 million- dollars to move. (------------)