[1-News-Head]

[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

The State Senate says cigarette taxes should go up while the tobacco industry gets a break.
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[ENG#=1]
[VO-NAT :08]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]

And, the first step to breaking free of an abusive relationship is deciding to leave. We'll tell you what the next step should be.
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[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]
[ENG#=2]


Tonight on News 7 sports - qualifying from the Rock - a big weekend for the Express - Tech ties to the vacant Richmond job.
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[VO-NAT]


And Emory & Henry's Justin Call is the ODAC's player of the year.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
[SS=None]


Lots of changes ahead as the warm air goes away. Weekend forecast details right here.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 4-Shot]


News 7 is next.
[Video-Open]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=Video Open]



[ENG#=3]
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[SOT 01:49:27]
[IN Q=WE OUGHT NOT TO BE HANDING OUT]

((WE OUGHT NOT TO BE HANDING OUT CORPORATE GOODIES LIKE THIS AT A TIME WHEN WE DESPERATELY NEED THIS MONEY.))
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=DESPERATELY NEED THIS MONEY.]
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


The state Senate is asking for more money from Virginians.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


At the same time, it's allowing one corporation to pay millions less.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


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


And I'm Shannon Young.
[Tax-plan]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=03-51 TC1:13:17]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


Today the Senate gave final approval to one of the largest tax increases in the state's history.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-shot]


But not everybody will be paying up.
Richmond Bureau Chief Meghan Muldoon has this story.
[ENG#=4]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=THE SENATE VOTED TO RAISE THE SALES TAX]
[SUPER=03-Richmond; :00]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Richard Saslaw/(D) Springfield; :24]
[SUPER=@Meghan1; :40]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Charles Hawkins/(R) Pittsylvania Co.; :55]
[RUNS=1:13]
[OUT Q=MM, News 7, Richmond]

(( The Senate voted to raise the sales tax...the cigarette tax...and the gas tax while LOWERing other taxes.
In all, the tax package raises three-point-seven BILLION dollars for the state.
But shortly after the vote on tax hikes, the Senate turned around and approved a tax break.
One that would give tobacco companies like Philip Morris tax credits of up to six million dollars a year.
[SOT 01:49:39]

((SEN. RICHARD SASLAW/D-FAIRFAX: WE SHOULD NOT BE HANDING THAT MONEY OUT LIKE THIS. THIS IS DIRECTLY COMING OUT OF OUR POCKETS INTO THE POCKETS OF A COMPANY THAT SIMPLY DOES NOT NEED THIS.)) [RUNS:09]
Lawmakers from Southside and Central Virginia, whose economies rely heavily on the tobacco industry, defended the bill.
They say higher cigarette taxes will further harm an industry that is already suffering.
And that the tax credit is needed to keep jobs in Virginia.
They point out that North Carolina provides a similar tax break for its tobacco industry.
[SOT 02:01:44]

((SEN. CHARLES HAWKINS/R-PITTYSLVANIA CO: THIS IS ABOUT JOBS THIS IS NOT ABOUT CORPORATE PROFIT, NOT ABOUT BONUSES, STOCK OPTIONS, ITS ABOUT JOBS.)) [RUNS:07]
The bill now goes to the House of Delegates where the tobacco leaves carved into the ceiling serve as a reminder of just how important the crop once was.
MM, NEWS 7, RICHMOND.))
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[Hunter]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=04-03 TC24:51]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=1]


A Salem man faces up to 20 years in prison for his role in an automobile accident that killed his sister.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem;]

David Lee Hunter today pled guilty to aggravated involuntary manslaughter.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./June 12, 2003]

The 19- year- old initially denied he was driving the night of the June crash, but today took responsibility for his sister's death. Hunter was intoxicated at the time and tested positive for both cocaine and marijuana. 23- year- old Tiffany Christina Allen was pregnant with her third child when she was killed. Hunter will be sentenced in June.
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[Holcomb]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=04-07 TC15:25]
[GRAPHIC=roger Holcomb]
[ENG#=2]


A 7-year old girl blurted out on the witness stand today "I made it up."
She said it twice before starting to cry at the trial of a former Giles County pastor accused of molesting her.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Giles Co.]


53 year old Roger Holcomb faces 4-counts of aggravated sexual battery and 2-counts of taking indecent liberties with a child.
The 7-year old said she made up the story that the former pastor of Pembroke Church of god touched her private parts.
It was the third major blow in two days to the commonwealth's case.
Two children and 6-charges have also been dropped from the case this week.
The trial broke for the weekend and will resume on Tuesday.
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[Burrow]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=03-49 TC1:57:09]
[GRAPHIC=Richard Burrow]
[ENG#=3]

Richard Burrow has a week to decide where he wants to be tried the next time, but his hometown of Roanoke is not one of the choices.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

The judge said today he's inclined to move the case but will let the defense pick: Danville, Abingdon, Charlottesville or Harrisonburg. Burrow faces fraud charges for the way he went about raising funds to build the D-Day Memorial.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 9:41:40]
[IN Q=We think we]

((WE THINK WE CAN TRY THIS CASE IN ANY VENUE, ANYWHERE AND GET A FAIR TRIAL.))
[SUPER=01-John Lichtenstein/Burrow's Attorney]
[RUNS=:04]
[OUT Q=a fair trial.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@file]

Judge James Turk said there has been a tremendous amount of publicity surrounding this case, noting a great deal of sentiment that Burrow should not be tried again.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=HOLD]

"Just about everybody in this area," the judge said, "has made up their minds one way or another."

[Volvo]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jmc]
[TAPE#=03-54 TC1:16:28]
[GRAPHIC=Volvo]
[ENG#=4]


The Volvo truck plant in Dublin will be adding 300 jobs this spring.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Dublin/File Tape]


The company plans to add a second shift starting in May.
Officials say strong orders for a new line of trucks will help raise employment at the factory to about 25-hundred people.
Volvo workers who had been laid off in the past couple of years will start hearing from the company next month.
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[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
[SS=NONE]
[ENG#=V10]


Still ahead, we'll find out about the professional help available to victims of domestic violence.
You might be surprised to find much of it is free.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


And see how the Hotel Roanoke is working to dry out and repair rooms that were soaked by a burst pipe.
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[1st-Wx]
[Violence]
(MINI OPEN)
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=04-04 TC29:38]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


Anyone trying to leave an abusive relationship should take certain safety and legal precautions.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


Local domestic violence experts say many victims may not realize the police aren't their only protection. [***DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN MONITOR]
[TOSS ACROSS=Keith-Shannon & Joy/BAM]


As part of our domestic violence series, Joy Sutton tells us where victims can find help.
Kieth and Shannon, there are many services available to victims in our community that are free.
[LIVE=JOY FULL/BAM]
[SUPER=@JOY1;]

They can get everything from financial assistance to help relocating out of the area or just a safe place to stay for awhile.
[ENG#=1]
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=We can offer them services]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; 00]
[SUPER=01-Ellen Brown/Dir. of TAP Families in Transition; 13]
[SUPER=01-Lisa Kibler/Salvation Army Turning Point Shelter; 27]
[SUPER=04-Roanoke Police Dept. Video; 1:03]
[SUPER=01-Pamela Gold/Police Domestic Violence Specialist; 1:10]
[RUNS=1:46]
[OUT Q=may save their life]
(( (///// SOT /////)
[SOT18:48:27]
[IN Q=We can offer them services]

((WE CAN OFFER THEM SERVICES TO KEEP THEM SAFE AND KEEP THEIR CHILDREN SAFE)) [RUNS04]
[OUT Q=and keep their children safe]


While some victims may be hesitant to stay at a shelter like Turning Point in Roanoke, in many cases it may be the safest place they can be.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT2:32:03]
[IN Q=Law enforcement are doing their best]

((TAP INTERVIEW:LAW ENFORCEMENT ARE DOING THEIR BEST. BUT THEY CAN'T SEARCH A WHOLE APARTMENT COMPLEX. THEY CANT' FOLLOW SOMEONE. )) [RUNS09]
[OUT Q=can't follow someone.]


At shelters like Turning Point, security is tight.
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[SOT18:49:13]
[IN Q=I think it's important for people]

((SHELTER WOMAN: I THINK IT'S IMPORTANT FOR PEOPLE TO KNOW THAT A SHELTER EXISTS AND THAT THERE IS SOME PLACE THAT CAN KEEP THEM SAFE AND PROTECTED WHERE THEY CAN LEARN TO START THEIR LIVES BACK OVER AGAIN)) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q=start their lives back over again]
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[NAT SOT 2:43:52]
[IN Q=Families in transition]
((NAT SOT: FAMILIES IN TRANSITION THIS JEANNINE HOW CAN HELP YOU))

[RUNS05]
[OUT Q=how can I help]


And then there are places like the TAP's Women Resource Center that offer free counseling, financial assistance, and legal help.
That's where this victim turned for help.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT8:04:52]
[IN Q=I think women should just walk away]

((I THINK WOMEN SHOULD JUST WALK AWAY. IT'S BETTER TO BE ALONE AND SAFE. THAN TO STAY WITH AN ABUSER AND RISK YOUR LIFE AND RISK GETTING HURT)) [RUNS08]
[OUT Q=risk getting hurt]


There are also legal protections victims can take -- such a filing an emergency protective order with the magistrate office at your city or county's jail.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT8:32, police interview]
[IN Q=The way the protective order works]

((THE WAY THE PROTECTIVE ORDER WORKS IS YOU SERVE A CIVIL ORDER ON THIS PERSON STAY AWAY FROM ME. IF THEY VIOLATE IT YOU ARE SUPPOSED TO GO THE MAGISTRATE AND GET A WARRANT. OR IF THEY ARE ON THE SCENE WHEN THE OFFICER ARRIVES THE OFFICER CAN MAKE AN ARREST)) [RUNS16]
[OUT Q=make an arrest]


But victims need to be aware -- a protective order alone may not keep them safe.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT2:31:48]
[IN Q=If you decide to take out charges be sure that you]

((ELLEN BROWN: IF YOU DECIDE TO OUT CHARGES BE SURE THAT YOU DON'T GO HOME. PERPETRATORS OFTEN STALK OR FOLLOW VICTIMS )) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q=or follow victims]


That's why turning to a shelter may save their life.))
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[LIVE=Joy Full/BAM]

Domestic Violence experts also say if a victim wants to leave an abusive situation, it's best get professional help with an escape plan.
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[Take Phone #FS]

If you are victim and need help, you can call 1-800-915-8164.
(XXXXXX)

[Take Workshop FS] A domestic violence workshop will be held on February 23 & 24 at St. Andrew's Catholic Church. For more information call 540-345-6781.
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[TOSS ACROSS=Keith-Shannon & Joy/BAM]


Keith and Shannon,

[Bowers]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=cja]
[TAPE#=04-01 TC38:52]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=2]

Police say a man missing for several weeks killed himself.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski/February 10;]


Friends and family of Howard James Bowers, Junior searched the area around the Volvo plant earlier this month hoping to find him. They were unsuccessful, but a group of children found Bowers' body yesterday in a wooded area behind Claremont Elementary School. Pulaski police say it appears he committed suicide.
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[Victory-Stadium]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=Six]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=03-55 TC1:04:28]
[GRAPHIC=Bill Carder]
[ENG#=3]


Bill Carder says he'll keep an open mind on the future of Victory Stadium, if he returns to city council.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Carder voted for a new stadium and amphitheater near the civic center before he left council last May.
He's now running as an Independent for another term.
But in the wake of Tuesday's vote to put the project on hold, Carder says he wants to weigh any new information.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=At the time we took that vote]

((BILL CARDER/(I) ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATE; AT THE TIME WE TOOK THAT VOTE WE LOOKED AT ALL THE INFORMATION, DATA RESEARCH, CONSULTANTS AND MADE THAT DECISION. IF THERE'S NEW INFORMATION THAT'S BROUGHT FORWARD, NEW DATA THAT'S BROUGHT FORWARD, I THINK WE NEED TO LOOK AT IT.))
[SUPER=01-Bill Carder/(I) Roanoke City Council Candidate; ]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=i think we need to look at it.]
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[VO-NAT]


Carder says he doubts Victory Stadium can be fully renovated for the ten million dollars that some have suggested.
But Carder says he's willing to consider the question.
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[Howard]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=04-04 TC29:38]
[GRAPHIC=Campaign 2004]
[ENG#=4]


A Lynchburg minister has added his name to the growing list of candidates for city council.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Anthony Howard says he's gathering signatures for a run at the Ward Two seat being vacated by Ed Barksdale.
Howard says council needs some fresh faces to move the city forward.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:06:30]
[IN Q=I believe that]

((ANTHONY HOWARD/LYNCHBURG COUNCIL CANDIDATE: I BELIEVE THAT THE CITY RIGHT NOW IS GOING THROUGH SOME SERIOUS CHANGES. ONE OF MY AGENDAS IS I'M LOOKING FORWARD TO PROBABLY PUSHING THE ISSUE OF A CIVIC CENTER BEING HERE IN THE LYNCHBURG AREA, AND WORKING WITH YOUTH, AND PUTTING THE YOUTH PROGRAMS IN PLACES NOW.))
[SUPER=01-Anthony Howard/Lynchburg Council Candidate]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=in places now.]
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[VO-NAT]


This is Howard's first run at political office.
James Mundy also may be seeking the Ward Two seat.
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[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The stock market ended the week with a loss. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
[RUNS=:30]
[SUPER=x5000;]
[SUPER=440-y/45.70/10619.03/y/8.03/2037.93;]
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]


The DOW fell 46 points.
NASDAQ dropped eight.
[SUPER=271-h/0.52/40.02/h/0.11/55.35/i/0.24/33.54/i/0.38/82.22/i/0.03/81.34;]
[SUPER=272-i/0.36/36.98/i/0.35/21.41/h/0.03/6.80/i/0.45/62.80/h/0.10/32.70;]
[SUPER=273-i/0.23/8.15/i/0.64/42.65/h/0.09/19.34/i/0.03/22.35/h/0.09/7.35;]
[SUPER=274-i/0.04/12.60/i/0.27/72.99/i/0.17/37.18/i/0.08/48.07/h/1.05/59.43;]
[SUPER=#555; Reset]


[SPONSOR ANNOUNCE]
[COMMERCIAL]

[Hotel-Roanoke]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=04-06 TC18:14]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=1]


Hotel Roanoke workers spent last night and most of today cleaning up after a half-dozen rooms were flooded last night.
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[VO-NAT - :23+]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Hotel officials say it appears unintentional tampering with one of the fire sprinkler heads in a fifth floor room started the flooding. Six rooms were damaged as water cascaded down walls and seeped under doors. Four of the rooms were cleaned up and ready for guests this evening. The two other rooms suffered more substantial damage and won't be fully repaired until early next week.
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[Senior-Center]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=03-521:33:46]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=2]


For years they've been meeting in various basements around town, but help is on the way for a Lynchburg seniors group.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Developer Orion Templeton is donating this building on Wiggington Road to the city for use as a senior center.
Templeton is one of dozens of seniors who play duplicate bridge.. but they've never had a home of their own.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 2:25:07]
[IN Q=I'd been looking]

((ORION TEMPLETON/BUILDING DONOR: I'D BEEN LOOKING FOR SEVERAL YEARS FOR A SPOT, AND EVERY TIME WE GET KICKED OUT OF A PLACE MAKES ME THAT MUCH MORE INTERESTED IN LOOKING FOR A PERMANENT HOME))
[SUPER=01-Orion Templeton/Building Donor]
[RUNS=15]
[OUT Q=a permanent home.]
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[VO-NAT]


Templeton is paying for the renovations himself and the building should be turned over to the city this summer.
The center will also house other senior activities.
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[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=]
[ENG#=V10]

Coming up tonight on News 7 sports - Newman wins the pole at the Rock. We'll tell you about the ODAC player of the year
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[VO-NAT]

and hockey fans are in a double treat tomorrow night with a mix of the old and the new.
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[S-Timers]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-167 1:24]
[GRAPHIC=express]
[ENG#=1]

The Express kicks off a huge hockey weekend tonight against the Gwinnett Gladiators at the Round House. Tomorrow is Pack the round house night and the old timers will play as the Express again battles the Gladiators.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]


The Express players will wear retro Roanoke Valley Rebels jerseys tomorrow night in honor of the former Rebels players and fans. Express coach Tony MacAulay might not have played pro hockey in Roanoke but has HIS reasons for the jerseys.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Tony MacAulay/Express Head Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:20]
[OUT Q=....talk about members of this club"]
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[S-Rock]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-167 TC1528]
[GRAPHIC=nextel series]
[ENG#=2]


The Nextel Cup stars are in Rockingham this weekend for the Subway 400.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rockingham, NC; :00]


In qualifying this afternoon - last year's king of the time trials - Ryan Newman did it again as he blistered the track for his 19th career pole, and his third at the Rock.
Actually - Dodge dominated by grabbing the top four spots for Sunday's race. Here's how they will line up.
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[WIPE TO MOTION!!!!!!]
[SUPER=#556]
[SUPER=X5013;]
[SUPER=0107-1. Ryan Newman/156.475/2. Jamie McMurray//3. Kasey Kahne//4. Rusty Wallace//5. Jeff Gordon//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-6. Jeremy Mayfield//7. Dale Earnhardt, Jr.//8. Jeff Green//9. Dale Jarrett//10. Greg Biffle//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-11. Bobby Labonte//12. Joe Nemechek//13. Sterling Marlin//14. Casey Mears//15. Brendan Gaughan//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-16. Ward Burton//17. Ricky Craven//18. Ken Schrader//19. Scott Riggs//20. Brian Vickers//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-21. Mark Martin//22. Ricky Rudd//23. Matt Kenseth//24. Tony Stewart//25. Elliott Sadler//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-26. Kevin Lepage//27. Kurt Busch//28. Jeff Burton//29. Jimmie Johnson//30. Kyle Petty//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-31. Scott Wimmer//32. Kevin Harvick//33. Michael Waltrip//34. Robby Gordon//35. Terry Labonte//;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-36. Johnny Sauter//37. Derrike Cope//38. Larry Foyt//39. John Andretti/Prov/40. Carl Long/Prov/;]
[SUPER=X5009;]
[SUPER=0107-41. Joe Ruttman/Prov/42. Kirk Shelmerdine/Prov/43. Andy Hillenburg/Prov/;]
[RUNS=:50]
[OUT Q=.....last driver."]
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[S-Richmond]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-169 1653TC]
[GRAPHIC=RICHMOND]
[ENG#=3]


The Richmond Spiders are still looking for a new head football coach, and an assistant from both UVa and Virginia Tech are being mentioned prominently with the opening. UVa's Mike London, whop played ay UR from 1979-82 interviewed for the job yesterday. London's is UVa's recruiting coordinator.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]

And Virginia Tech's recruiting coordinator - Jim Cavanaugh also in interested in the opening. He has had discussions with Richmond officials, although he has yet to interview for the job. Cavanaugh and the rest of the Tech defensive coaches are in Oklahoma this week visiting Oklahoma State and checking out their schemes.
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[S-Brunell]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-155 20111TC]
[GRAPHIC=REDSKINS]
[ENG#=4]
The deal that will send Jags quarterback Mark Brunell to Washington is done---finally. Brunell has agreed to a 7

year, 43 million dollar deal with the Skins.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-NFL; :00]


Jacksonville will receive a third round pick for the lefty signal caller. The trade won't be official until the off season trading period begins on March 3rd. Miami, San Diego, and Dallas had also shown interest in Brunell, who has said that he wants to start, without being a part of a quarterback controversy. But that's exactly what might happen with Patrick Ramsey.
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[S-ODAC]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-162 TC12129]
[GRAPHIC=ODAC]
[ENG#=1]


The ODAC men's basketball tournament takes over the Salem Civic Center this weekend.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/This Month; :00]


Tonight the league will hand out some hardware at its post season banquet. Emory & Henry's Justin Call has been named the player of the year. The senior guard averaged 24.4 points per game this season, good for 7th in the country. Call has over 15 hundred points in the past three seasons with the Wasps.
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[Hollins-Play]
[NEWSCAST=6 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=03-50 TC2:01:00]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
[ENG#=1]

Imagine what it would be like if your life were ruled by a dictator.
[ANCHOR=Shannon 2-Shot]
(///// SOT AT TOP /////)
[SOT 15:43:08 - 15:43:12]
[IN Q=I am Otto the...]

((I AM OTTO THE OFFICIAL, RIGHT? RIGHT!))
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]
[RUNS=:04]
[OUT Q=Official, right? Right!]
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[VO-NAT :20]

Students at Green Valley Elementary School were today transported to Ottoville, a fictional town run by Otto the Official. The performance of OPQRS, Etc. was put on by The Hollins University Theatre Department. The play details Otto's heavy-handed, orange-tinged rule and how he finally learns to accept the entire rainbow.
(///// SOT at :20 /////)
[SOT 15:37:38 - 15:37:52]
[IN Q=It's taken from Hitler.]

((ADRIAN WADE/ACTOR: IT'S TAKEN FROM HITLER. THERE ARE SEVERAL MESSAGES. WE TALK ABOUT COLOR AND HOW ALL COLORS ARE RIGHT AND HOW NOBODY SHOULD BE AHEAD OF OTHER PEOPLE. EVERYBODY'S EQUAL.))
[SUPER=01-Adrian Wade/Actor;]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=ahead of other people. Everybody's equal.]
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[VO-NAT :12]

The title of the play represents the beginning of the alphabet according to Otto. The actors will take the play to other schools before offering a performance on the Hollins campus March 13.
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