[News-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Jean]

[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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Snow is coming down in parts of the region. The latest on what you can expect.
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[VO-NAT]


More restrictions coming on beer and wine at the Roanoke Civic Center.
And the shock jock responds to being kicked off some radio stations.
People across the east coast will get a taste of Roanoke. We'll explain.
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[Talent=Jean]


News 7 at Eleven is next.

[Video-Open]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
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[ENG#=2]
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[VO-NAT]


Snowflakes fall in parts of Southwest and Southside Virginia.
But so far they're creating few problems.
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[ANCHOR =Jean]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 11]



[Night-Snow]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=04-01 TC41:58]
[GRAPHIC=Winter Weather]
[ENG#=3]


If you live in the southern part of the viewing area, you know snow's been falling
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville]


This was the scene in Danville as snow began to fall just before nine tonight.
State Police so far have reported few accidents.
VDOT says many roads in the Southern New River Valley and along the North Carolina border have some slick spots.


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[Schools]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
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[GRAPHIC=School Info]


A few schools have changd their schedules for tomorrow.
(XXXXXXX)

[TAKE SCHOOLTOUCH FS]
Hargrave Military Academy will operate on a two hour delay tomorrow.
Smyth County schools will be closed.
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[Concert-Alcohol]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=Alcohol Sales]


The bruh-ha ha over expanded alcohol sales at the Roanoke Civic Center is heating up once again. The Civic Center had to make some unexpected changes and they took effect at tonight's Alan Jackson concert. [***BEER GRAPHIC***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin /BAM;]


Justin McLeod is here now with details. So Justin what are the changes?
Jean, you'll still be able to buy beer and wine but with some major restrictions.
[LIVE= Justin /FULL BAM]
[SUPER=@justin1]


You may remember the Civic Center received its controversial new alcohol license last summer.
Now several months later, the Civic Center is potentially in trouble with the ABC board.
[ENG#=4]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]
[SUPER=01-Robyn Schon/Civic Center Spokesperson; :36]
[SUPER=01-Susan Smiley/Lexington Resident; 1:13]
[RUNS=1:19]
[OUT Q=INVOLVE CHILDREN IN IT EITHER]

((((NAT SOUND OF BUYING BEER))
The next time you go to a concert at the Roanoke Civic Center, you'll most likely have to buy and drink alcohol in a beer garden.
You won't be able to consume it in the arena where the event is being held.
That doesn't sit well with people like Kari Horsley.
[SOT 28:04]
[IN Q=We're adults]

((KARI HORSLEY/ROANOKE RESIDENT: WE'RE ADULTS. YOU'RE LEGAL AND IT'S OUR GIVEN RIGHT LEGALLY.)) [Runs03]
[OUT Q=GIVEN RIGHT LEGALLY]


But the Civic Center has no choice.
Recently, an ABC agent gave the Civic Center a written warning after attending an event where the lights went down.
He told city officials it is impossible to watch people when it goes dark and that could create problems.
[SOT 31:45 (ALAN JACKSON TAPE)]
[IN Q=We've always been]

((ROBYN SCHON/CIVIC CENTER SPOKESPERSON: WE'VE ALWAYS BEEN VERY AWARE OF HOW EASY IT IS TO LOSE YOUR ALCOHOL LICENSE AND IT TOOK A LONG TIME TO GET THAT LICENSE. WE CERTAINLY DON'T WANT TO JEOPARDIZE THAT IN ANYWAY.)) [Runs10]
[OUT Q=that in anyway]


So the Civic Center has decided to set up a beer garden next door in the exhibit hall.
The same rules apply, you will to show an id, get a bracelet, and be limited to three alcohol beverages.
The beer garden will potentially be used for every event where the lights go down.
[SOT 35:44; 31:55]
[IN Q=I think it is]

((RICK GLADU/ROANOKE RESIDENT: I THINK IT IS TOO CONTROLLING.)) ((BO LAND/ROANOKE RESIDENT: YOU'RE THERE TO SEE THE SHOW. YOU DON'T WANT TO GET WILD AND CRAZY UP THERE.)) [Runs05]
[OUT Q=CRAZY UP THERE]


Some also see a beer garden as sort of a compromise that could be a win win for everyone.
[SOT 30:04]
[IN Q=You can come down]

((SUSAN SMILEY/LEXINGTON RESIDENT: YOU CAN COME DOWN HERE AND ENJOY YOUR POSITION IF YOU WANT TO DRINK AND THEN YOU DON'T HAVE TO INVOLVE CHILDREN IN IT EITHER.)) [Runs05]
[OUT Q=INVOLVE CHILDREN IN IT EITHER]))
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[LIVE= Justin /FULL BAM]


It is that family atmosphere that has some area churches fighting the expanded alcohol license in court.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Justin /BAM;]


Meantime Jean, the Civic Center says it may lose more than half its profits in alcohol sales as a result of the new restrictions.

[Public-Safety]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=03-51 TC1:20:50]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=1]


The House of Delegates and state Senate today approved competing versions of a new state budget that are radically different.
The Senate plan would substantially boost funding for public education, transportation and the environment.
House Republicans also muscled through a measure that provides nearly 9 billion dollars for public schools but strips millions from transportation and freezes the money used for local police agencies.
That has some area emergency personnel worried.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


Firefighters, cops and E-M-T's gathered at Lynchburg's Miller Park today to protest the move.
They say the House's two-year budget version would freeze more than 150 million dollars in money for local fire, rescue and police agencies.
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[SOT 22:14:41]
[IN Q=If the House]

((ART LIPSCOMB/LYNCHBURG FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATION: IF THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES PASS THEIR BUDGET, FUNDING FOR THE LOCAL POLICE DEPARTMENTS WILL BE FROZEN. LYNCHBURG AND BEDFORD ALONE WILL LOSE OVER 600-THOUSAND DOLLARS. IF THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES PASS THEIR BUDGET, OUR OVER-CROWDED JAILS WILL RECEIVE NO RELIEF. IF THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES PASS THEIR BUDGET, THE SALARIES OF OUR TROOPERS AND DEPUTIES WILL REMAIN DISGRACEFULLY LOW.))
[SUPER=01-Art Lipscomb/Lynchburg Firefighters Association]
[RUNS=17]
[OUT Q=remain disgracefully low.]
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[VO-NAT]


Lipscomb says public safety agencies are already having trouble meeting new regulations and high demands for service with the funding they have.
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[Seat-belts]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=04-04 TC34:56]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=2]


Supporters of a primary seat belt law will have to wait another year.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond]


Action on a bill to toughen enforcement of the state seat belt law was postponed until next year.
Senator Tommy Norment said he did not have enough votes to get the bill passed.
Norment says he will use the coming year to educate six new committee members about the benefits of his bill.
And he is confident it will eventually pass.
(/////SOT/////)
[SOT 10:15:17]
[IN Q=I can assure you that the federal -government]
[SUPER=01-Sen. Tommy Norment/(R) James City Co.]
[RUNS=:14]
[OUT Q=will have that bill enacted in Virginia.]
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[VO-NAT]


Norment's bill would allow police to stop and ticket motorists for failing to buckle up.
Current law allows police to ticket seat belt violators only if they are pulled over for another offense.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=None]


Also late today, Manassas Delegate Bob Marshall suggested cutting funding to state colleges and universitites that have sexually suggestive programs.
Marshall singled out Virginia Tech for its student "Sex Talk Live Television" show and the current legal troubles of quarterback Marcus Vick.

[Accutane]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=04-10 TC05:38]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=3]


Federal Regulators may crack down on who can use the acne drug Accutane.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-File Tape;]


The drug can cause serious birth defects. Recent restrictions on Accutane have not reduced the number of pregnancies among women taking it.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=None]


Now the FDA is asking its scientific advisors just what safeguards are needed.
Accutane's maker is proposing a system where a national registry controls who can distribute and use the drug.
Women who become pregnant while on Accutane can have babies with severe brain and heart defects and mental retardation.
[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]
[ENG#=V10]


One of the country's most well-known D-J's is yanked off some stations.... and you can bet Howard Stern isn't going quietly.
That story when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


And see how the do-not-call list does not stop criminals preying on military families.
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[Sports-preview]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
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[ENG#=4]
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[RUNS=:24]
[OUT Q=THE BIG 7."]

(( Hey folks - Mike Stevens back in the News 7 Sports Office as the women's ODAC tournament opens in a rude fashion for each and every local team. The Carlisle School looks to advance in the private school ranks tonight. Plus, Travis Wells talks with Darryl Strawberry's son in tonight's ACC Connection and Jamal Lewis says he's innocent. Tonight on the Big 7.))
[Military-Scam]

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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=1]


The new do not call registry has cut down on a lot of unwanted telemarketing calls.
But some callers are ignoring the list and the law.
Stacy Case reports that criminals are posing as telemarketers and preying on our military.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Section, AL; :00]
[SUPER=01-James Maness/Parent of Sailor; :12]
[SUPER=@Case1; :45]
[SUPER=01-Anthony Burke/Internal Revenue Service; 1:02]
[SUPER=01-Betsy Broder/Federal Trade Commission; 1:32]
[RUNS=1:47]
[OUT Q=CBS NEWS, FAYETTEVILLE, NC]

((TRACK: THEY'RE THE PROUD PARENTS OF A SAILOR AND ALWAYS WORRIED ABOUT HIS SAFETY. ONE DAY SOMEONE CALLED OFFERING THIS ALABAMA FAMILY AN UNBELIEVABLE SERVICE. SUPER: JAMES MANESS/PARENT OF SAILOR he basically said for $100 fee they would call everyday and give me the status on my son overseas. TRACK: ALL THE CALLER NEEDED WAS A CREDIT CARD NUMBER. THE MANESS FAMILY DIDN'T TAKE THE BAIT NAT: walking w/ sgt.
----- AND NEITHER DID THIS ARMY SERGEANT.
SOT: no super-doesn't want name used

" they call. they say we understand you're in the military. I'm like how do you know that? it says it here on the application... and I say I haven't filled out no application and they just be fishing with stuff and I say I'm not interested and they're very persistent. STAND UP BRIDGE: STACY CASE/REPORTING THE MILITARY IS A NATURAL TARGET BECAUSE THE PREDATORS HAVE DONE THEIR HOMEWORK. THEY KNOW THAT EVEN THOUGH THE GOVERNMENT PAYCHECKS AREN'T HEFTY THEY ARE REGULAR.
NAT: irs video processing checks
TRACK: WITH TAX SEASON IN FULL SWING.. THE IRS IS ALSO WARNING ABOUT ANOTHER PHONE SCAM---- CALLERS IMPERSONATING I

RS AGENTS.. SUPER: ANTHONY BURKE /INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE your brother, sister, husband is in the military and is due a special refund and we can send you that refund for a fee of... you have to pay some kind of fee to cover the charges. NAT: processing irs checks TRACK: THE IRS NEVER CHARGES PROCESSING OR MAILING FEES.
NAT: iraq soldier video THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE IS SO CONCERNED ABOUT BOGUS TELEMARKETERS, THEY'VE PARTNERED WITH THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION TO SET UP MILITARY SENTINEL. ONE PLACE, REGARDLESS OF WHERE YOU'RE STATIONED, TO REPORT SCAMS. SUPER: BETSY BRODER/FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION there is something tremendously offensive with targeting the miltary and also targeting their dependents. TRACK: THE MANESS FAMILY THINKS SO TOO. THEY KNOW THE PHONE CAN BE A DANGEROUS WEAPON WHEN IT'S IN THE WRONG HANDS. STACY CASE CBS NEWS, FAYETTEVILLE, NC))

[Columbine]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=cdo]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=2]


A startling new report was released today on the Columbine High Shool Shootings.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Jefferson Co., CO;]

The findings indicate that there had been contacts between the gunmen and authorities dating as far back as two years before the shootings.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=A total of 15 contacts]

((KEN SALAZAR/ATTORNEY GENERAL A TOTAL OF 15 CONTACTS HAD BEEN MADE BETWEEN THE JEFFERSON COUNTY SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT AND HARRIS AND KLEBOLD OR THIRD PARTIES WHO HAD COMPLAINED ABOUT THEM.))
[SUPER=01- Ken Salazar/CO Attorney General;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=who had complained about them;]
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[VO-NAT]

Colorado Attorney General Ken Salazar is investigating whether authorities tried to cover up what they knew about Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold before the rampage. The sheriffs office says there is no evidence of neglect. The sheriffs department also released thousands of pieces of evidence including videos made by the killers, weapons and items belonging to the victims.
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[Stern]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
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Shock Jock Howard Stern isn't shocking anyone today but did get a shock when Clear Channel booted him off the air.
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[vo-nat 04.5 Stern walking out WCBS pkg]
Clear Channel pulled his show saying the material is indecdent-
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 43 from WCBS pkg]
[IN Q=]

((THEY ARE SO AFRAID OF US AND WHAT THE SHOW REPRESENTS.))
[RUNS=03]
[OUT Q=the show represents.]
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[Vo-Nat]
Sterns show is continuing to air on Viacom's Infinity broadcasting where today Stern responded on the air.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]

((This is the MOST UNBELIEVABLE THING THAT'S GOING ON WHERE PEOPLE ARE BEING THROWN OFF THE AIR WITH NO TRIAL.))
[SUPER=04-The Howard Stern Show;]
[RUNS=06]
[OUT Q=WITHOUT A TRIAL.]
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[VO-NAT 08.5 ]


Stern called it McCarthy-ism and today a response from a congressional panel to Stern and his on air sidekick Robin.


(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 57]
[IN Q=]

((AS A LICENSEE YOU AND HE, AS HIS ON AIR TALENT, HAVE ALREADY AGREED TO THE RULES OF THE FCC AND THE LAWS OF THE NATION REMINDING HIM OF THAT OBLIGATION IS HARDLY MCCARTHYISM.))
[Super=01-Rep. Greg Walden/(R) Oregon;]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=HARDLY MCCARTHYISM.]
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[VO-NAT]


The Stern show brings to light again the fight over what's decent on America's airwaves- Several bills are on the table that would stiffen penalties for airing offensive material.
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[Gay-Marriage]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=4]


Star power is added to the fight for same sex marriages.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-San Francisco, CA]


Rosie O'Donnell and her partner Kelly Carpenter were cheered by a huge crowd at San Francisco city hall after getting married.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 18]
[IN Q=]

((ROSIE O'DONNELL/NEWLYWED; WE WERE BOTH INSPIRED TO COME HEAR AFTER THE SITTING PRESIDENT SAID THE VILE AND VICIOUS AND HATEFUL COMMENTS HE MADE ON TUESDAY.))
[SUPER=01-Rosie O'Donnell/Newlywed;]
[RUNS=07]
[OUT Q=on Tuesday. ]
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[VO-NAT]


O'Donnell was referring to the President's call for a constitutional amendment banning same sex couples from getting married.
The city of San Francisco is suing the state of California saying the marriages are protected under the state constitution.
California's attorney general will go the State Supreme Court tomorrow to respond to that suit.
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[Lake-Car]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=04-09 TC15:06]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=1]


The ignition was turned on and the gear shift was in neutral.. but authorities still don't know why a car ended up in an Amherst County lake yesterday.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Amherst Co./Yesterday]


The body of 47-year-old Carolyn Farmer was recovered from inside her Dodge Dakota Wednesday afternoon.
The car was found submerged in Otter Lake near the Blue Ridge Parkway.. more than twelve hours after Farmer's husband reported her missing.
Police say Farmer apparently liked to drive to the lake to read.
There were no skid marks on the road or embankment where the car went in.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[SS=None]
[ENG#=V10]


The blast of winter's about to turn into a taste of spring.
Robin has the forecast when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


And a Roanoke plant continues to bake up new products.
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[Commercial]

[Project-Access]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=03-52 TC1:44:08]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=1]


A Danville non- profit is hoping to expand into Martinsville.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Martinsville;]

Project Access was recently awarded a planning grant to see how the organization would fare in Martinsville. The non- profit coordinates free healthcare services and provides discounted prescriptions for the uninsured.
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[SOT 17:41]
[IN Q=When we first began]

((KAY CRANE/PROJECT ACCESS DIRECTOR: WHEN WE FIRST BEGAN THE COST OF INDIGENT CARE IN THE EMERGENCY ROOM IN THE DANVILLE AREA WAS OVER 400,000 DOLLARS PER MONTH. WE'VE SEEN IT DROP TO 38,000 DOLLARS JUST IN THE LAST FEW MONTHS.))
[SUPER=01-Kay Crane/Project Access Director;]
[RUNS=10]
[OUT Q=the last few months]
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[VO-NAT]

Crane and others will be spending the next few months recruiting doctors who are willing to offer free services.
[SUPER=04-November;]

The move was inspired by a Martinsville Health Fair three months ago. About a thousand people waited hours to receive services including eye exams and mammograms. More than 280- thousand dollars worth of dental services were also provided during the two day fair.
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=EXTRA & SP-170]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=V10]


Highlights from all of today's ODAC women's quarterfinals. Plus, the ACC Connection and a former ACC star getting a win in the private school ranks. But first tonight's Extra Point -
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA; :00]

Baltimore Ravens star Jamal Lewis turned himself in and proclaimed his innocence today. Lewis was accompanied by attorneys as he faced reporters after pleading innocent to federal drug charges. Authorities say he tried to help a childhood friend buy cocaine in the summer of 2000. He's free on a half-million dollar bond following today's 15-minute hearing in federal court.
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[S-Roanoke]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-168 6:21]
[GRAPHIC=odac]
[ENG#=1]


We start with the ODAC women's' basketball tourney at the Salem Civic Center
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Roanoke vs. Bridgewater; :00]


Roanoke College was seeded 7th and looked to upset second seeded Bridgewater in the quarterfinals.
The Maroons Kayce Smith collects the loose ball, weaves her way through traffic and then hits the nice jumper.
The Eagles answer with Lindsay Andrews who goes by her defender and makes good on the lay up.
[SUPER=33-Bridgewater/58/Roanoke/50;]Jessica Young decides on the long range plan, finding the bottom of the net on

the tree point bomb.
Roanoke's Emily Smith takes the inside pass from Cindy McGraw and scores.
But the Maroons never got closer than six. Bridgewater gets the 58-50 win. Roanoke end the year 10-and-15.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Susan Dunagan/Roanoke Head Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:13]
[OUT Q=.....for us all"]
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[S-Macon]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-169 20:02]
[GRAPHIC=ODAC]
[ENG#=2]


In the night cap, Randolph Macon took on Lynchburg.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Randolph Macon vs. Lynchburg; :00]


The Hornets entered the game with a 14 and 11 record and faced an up hill battled against the Jackets.
ODAC player of the year Megan Sylva would hurt Lynchburg all night. The Super soph scored a game high 22 points.
Lynchburg's Lacey Currle was the high scorer for the Hornets, she tallied 12 including this kiss off the glass [SUP
ER=33-Randolph Macon/69/Lynchburg/52;]in the first half.


Kristen Morgan was sharp, hitting the three pointer here. The Yellow Jackets advance to meet Bridgewater in the final four with a 69-52 win.
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[S-ODAC]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-172 TC340]
[GRAPHIC=odac]
[ENG#=3]


The Tournament opened today with top seeded Eastern Mennonite almost getting sent back to Rockingham County by Washington & Lee.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/E. Mennonite vs. W&L; :00]


The Royals trailed by as many as 7 in the opening half.
Check out the Generals Emily Barker spot up and drain the foul line jumper. W&L was thinking upset.
But Laura Ludholtz scored 10 straight points at one point for Mennonite. She gets the steal and lay-in on the other end. EMU led by 9 at the break.
In the second half, Regina Sours
[SUPER=33-Washington & Lee/61/Eastern Mennonite/64/;]

scores as EMU escapes W & L to advance 64-61.
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[S-Emory]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-173 TC256]
[GRAPHIC=odac]
[ENG#=4]


Guilford tangled with Emory & Henry in the other afternoon quarterfinal game.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Emory & Henry vs. Guilford; :00]


Emory came out of the gates looking to put the Quakers on the their heels. Fort Chiswell product Danielle Moore dishes to Amy Hensley and Hensley buries the triple from the wing and the Wasps led by 3.
But Guilford's A-J Robertson cuts right down the lane and gets the friendly bounce from the iron as the Quakers gained some breathing room.
[SUPER=33-Emory & Henry/63/Guilford/66;]

Jennifer King then got free for two more on the backdoor cut. Guilford went on to win it 66 to 63.
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[S-High]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=sp-167 1803TC]
[GRAPHIC=boys hoops]
[ENG#=1]


On the high school hardwood tonight - we head to the Virginia Independent conference tournament at Lynchburg College.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/VIC Quarterfinals; :00]

The Carlisle School out of Martinsville - under head coach Jeff Adkins - took on Eastern Mennonite in the quarterfinals. The Chiefs would keep the pressure on the Flames from start to finish - and that aggressive style would pay off.
[super=33-Carlisle/76/Eastern Mennonite/48;]

Carlisle beat Eastern Mennonite 76-to-48. The Chiefs will play Hargrave in the semi-final tomorrow at 6:30.
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[S-ACC]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-162 TC12626]
[GRAPHIC=ACC Connection]
[ENG#=2]


In this week's edition of the ACC Connection - Travis Wells introduces us to a second generation athlete with a hosehold last name and pop who once swung for the fences with the Lynchburg Mets.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=04-MLB; :00]
[SUPER=01-D. J. Strawberry/Maryland Reserve Guard; :26]
[SUPER=01-Gary Williams/Maryland Head Coach; 1:01]
[SUPER=@travis1; 1:11]
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((Darryl Strawberry has survived a drug addiction, prison time, and cancer. The eight time MLB All-Star now works for a Tampa church and in his free time, doesn't miss an opportunity to catch his son D-J in action for the 14 and 10 Maryland Terrapins. Despite his father's checkered past, the younger Strawberry has used his dad as a valuable resource, to help him along in the nation's top ranked hoops conference.
D.J.:
While his father, hit 335 career big leauge homers, D.J. chose to spurn the diamond for roundball. He is currently six in the ACC in steals with just under 2 a game.
D.J.: Gary: Travis: Chris:
The Deacs and Terps meet Saturday at 1 in College Park. Travis Wells with Your WDBJ ACC Connection.))

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A local bakery is providing a taste of Roanoke to sandwich shops across the eastern seaboard.
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Roanoke's Maple Leaf Bakery today cut the ribbon on a new production line dedicated to making bread for Quiznos restaurants on the east coast. White and wheat rolls will be provided to four distribution centers. The new mega-line runs 24-hours a day and can produce just under 5-thousand loaves an hour. The equipment takes up space created by a recent expansion that resulted in the addition of about 45 new jobs. Maple Leaf CEO Richard Lan says the company is also making bread for Quizno's in Canada and the UK.
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