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Coming up on News 7-
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It could have taken weeks. But the Presidential election was decided within one day. We'll have the latest. Plus, off track betting wasn't the favorite to win in Southside, but it did anyway. We'll hear from the opposition.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]

And Charlie Manuel is back in the big leagues as a manager!
News 7 is next.

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[SOT]
[IN Q=I know your struggles...]

((I KNOW YOUR STRUGGLES, I KNOW YOUR HOPES. THEY'RE A PART OF ME NOW AND I WILL NEVER FORGET YOU , AND I WILL NEVER STOP FIGHTING FOR YOU.))
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[OUT Q=never stop fighting for you.]
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Sen. John Kerry concedes the presidential election to incumbent George W. Bush. Despite a tight race in many states, Mr. Bush becomes the first presidential candidate to take more than 50% of the popular vote since his father did it in 1988.
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[Bush-Kerry]


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Good evening. I'm Shannon Young. For a while it looked like the battle for the White House might play out in the courts. But after more numbers came in, it became obvious that President Bush would serve a second term.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Shannon & Sirgany /Newspath;]

Aleen Sirgany is live in Washington DC with more on what proved to be a dramatic day in Campaign 2004.
[LIVE= Sirgany /FULL Newspath]
[SUPER=201-Aleen Sirgany/CBS News;]
[SUPER=205-Washington, DC;]
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[IN Q=When President Bush finally declared...]
[SUPER=203-Washington, DC; :00]
[SUPER=201-Sen. John Kerry/(D) Former Presidential Candidate;]
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[OUT Q=EVEN BROADER SUPPORT. ]

((WHEN PRESIDENT BUSH FINALLY DECLARED RE-ELECTION VICTORY, HE NOT ONLY THANKED SUPPORTERS -- HE ALSO REACHED OUT TO THOSE WHO VOTED AGAINST HIM.
(SOT: PRESIDENT BUSH)

- "Today, I want to speak to every person who voted for my opponent. To make this nation stronger and better, I will need your support and I will work to earn it." HE EXTENDED THE PRESIDENTIAL OLIVE BRANCH LESS THAN AN HOUR AFTER JOHN KERRY CONCEDED DEFEAT. THE MASSACHUSETTS SENATOR REALIZED THE NUMBER OF PROVISIONAL - OR SET-ASIDE - BALLOTS IN OHIO WERE SIMPLY NOT ENOUGH TO GIVE HIM ANY REASONABLE CHANCE OF WINNING THE STATE -- AND THE WHITE HOUSE.
(SOT: SEN. JOHN KERRY/(D) MASSACHUSETTS)

"I know your struggles, i know your hopes. They're a part of me now and I will never forget you , and I will never stop fighting for you." WITH THE OFTEN CONTENTIOUS RACE NOW BEHIND HIM, PRESIDENT BUSH LOOKS TO THE FUTURE -- OUTLINING HIS GOALS FOR THE SECOND TERM.
(SOT: BUSH)

"We'll reform our outdated tax code, we'll strengthen the social security for the next generation ...." ADD TO THAT LIST -- THE MONUMENTAL TASK OF STABILIZING IRAQ AND CONTINUING THE WAR ON TERROR. BUT FOUR MORE YEARS OF BUSH POLICIES STILL WORRIES MANY DEMOCRATS. POLLS HAVE SHOWN A MAJORITY OF AMERICANS ARE UNHAPPY WITH THE WAR IN IRAQ, THE ECONOMY, AND THE RISING COST OF HEALTH CARE. THE PRESIDENT'S OPPOSITION TO SAME-SEX MARRIAGE, ABORTION, AND STEM CELL RESEARCH COULD ALSO STAND IN THE WAY OF UNITING THE COUNTRY. BUT AFTER CAPTURING A RECORD 59-MILLION VOTES ... MR. BUSH HOPES HIS POPULARITY WILL HELP HIM GAIN EVEN BROADER SUPPORT.
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STRATEGISTS SAY THE PRESIDENT'S WIN WAS DUE IN PART TO A SURGE IN RURAL AND CHRISTIAN CONSERVATIVE VOTERS. AND HIS VICTORY IS SEEN BY MANY AS SOLIDIFYING THE REPUBLICAN'S HOLD ON THE WHITE HOUSE, THE CONGRESS AND THE SUPREME COURT FOR YEARS TO COME. ALEEN SIRGANY, CBS NEWS, THE WHITE HOUSE.))
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[Henry-OTB]


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Until election day there was no sure "bet" on who would win, but that wasn't the case in Henry County.
Religious leaders say the odds were against them defeating a measure to bring off track betting to southside. [***OTB GRAPHIC IN MONITOR***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Shannon & Justin /BAM;]


Justin McLeod is here now to tell us why. So Justin why do area churches feel this way?
Shannon, for one, Colonial Downs had months to campaign.
[LIVE= Justin /FULL BAM]
[SUPER=@justin1]


They also believe many voters saw this as a way to help turn Henry County's economy around.
But opponents say an off track betting parlor will do more harm than good.
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[SUPER=03-Vinton/File Tape; :00]
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((((NAT SOUND OF RACE AT 58:33))
The town of Vinton already has an Off Track Betting facility and soon Henry County will as well.
But not everyone is happy about it.
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[IN Q=We feel like]

((EDDIE HONEYCUTT/HENRY COUNTY BAPTIST ASSOCIATION: WE FEEL LIKE COLONIAL DOWNS WAS THE WINNER AND HENRY COUNTY IS THE LOSER.)) [Runs04]
[OUT Q=IS THE LOSER]

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Many agreed but it wasn't enough to defeat a referendum that allows off track betting in Henry County.
It passed by over a thousand votes.
Colonial Downs plans to open the facility by fall somewhere on the Route 58/220 corridor in Ridgeway.
By phone, a company representative said it hopes most of its clientele comes from Greensboro North Carolina, not Henry County.
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[IN Q=The people that come]

((EDDIE HONEYCUTT/HENRY CO. BAPTIST ASSOCIATION: THE PEOPLE THAT COME TO COLONIAL DOWNS ARE GOING TO COME TO COLONIAL DOWNS TO EAT DRINK AND GAMBLE THERE LEAVE WITHOUT EVER INVESTING IN HENRY COUNTY.)) [Runs10]
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But the company argues the facility will generate 1.8 million dollars in tax revenue for Henry County every year.
The race center is expected to bring in over 50 million dollars annually and create 65 full and part-time jobs.
It may all sound like a good gamble for the area but religious leaders say don't bet on it.
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[IN Q=We don't believe]

((EDDIE HONEYCUTT/HENRY CO. BAPTIST ASSOCIATION: WE DON'T BELIEVE IT WILL BUILD THE ECONOMY OF HENRY COUNTY AND WE DON'T BELIEVE IT'S GOING TO ATTRACT JOBS. MANUFACTURING FIRMS ARE NOT LOOKING FOR AREAS THAT HAVE GAMBLING CENTERS AND LIQUOR BY THE DRINK, THEY'RE LOOKING FOR AREAS THAT HAVE STRONG FAMILY VALUES, STRONG MORALS THAT LIKE TO GIVE A GOOD DAY'S WORK FOR A GOOD DAY'S PAY.)) [Runs17]
[OUT Q=good day's pay]))
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Colonial Downs is looking at renovating an existing building rather than constructing a new one.
The company declined to say where it's at but plans to make an announcement within the next month.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Shannon & Justin /BAM;]


Shannon, we should mention Off track betting was on the ballot in five localities yesterday. It passed in all but one.

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The menu at the Colonial Downs facility in Vinton came under fire at a hearing today.
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[VO-NAT]
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That's because a religious group is trying to stop the ABC board from issuing the parlor a liquor license.
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[SOT 16:04:25]
[IN Q=Concerned Christians of the Valley objected]

((BARNEY ARTHUR/DIRECTOR OF CCOTV:CONCERNED CHRISTIANS OF THE VALLEY OBJECTED TO THE ISSUANCE OF THE LICENSE FOR A NUMBER OF REASONS. ONE OF THE REASONS WE OBJECTED WAS QUALIFICATIONS.))
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[OUT Q=reasons we objected was qualifications.]
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[VO-NAT]

Arthur's group says the facility does not meet an ABC requirement that a facility sell a certain bumbernof meals that include a substantial entree. Arthur and Colonial Downs disagree on what constitutes a meal. A judge heard the arguments at a hearing in Roanoke today. A ruling is expected within the week.
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[Henry-Ax]


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Traffic is moving once again on parts of Route 220 in Henry County after being closed for more than twelve hours.


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[SUPER=03-Henry Co.]


This tractor trailer overturned around 5:30 this morning on the northbound side of 220 near Bassett Forks.
State Police say it took hours to upright the truck because of it's heavy load.
Traffic was re-routed onto southbound 220 until just before seven o'clock this evening when the accident was cleared.
The driver suffered minor injuries.
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[Henry-Chase]


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A Patrick Springs man killed himself after ramming a sheriff's patrol car this morning.
Authorities in Southside were on the look-out for 31-year old Steve Michael Hayden after getting a call that he had abducted his wife.
She told police she escaped. Then Hayden's vehicle was spotted by deputies in the Spencer area of Henry County.
Deputies say Hayden rammed a patrol car and was forced off the road around 11 this morning.
Officers say that's when he grabbed a shotgun and killed himself.

[Peterson]


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The case against Scott Peterson is now in the hands of a jury.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Redwood City, CA;]

Jurors began deliberating Peterson's fate today more than five months after testimony began. Jurors were sent off with lunch to the jury room- but not before receiving about forty-five minutes of instructions from Judge Alfred Delucchi.
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[SOT :14 - :27]
[IN Q=You must not be]

((JUDGE ALFRED A. DELUCCHI; YOU MUST NOT BE INFLUENCED BY PITY FOR OR PREJUDICE AGAINST THE DEFENDANT. YOU MUST NOT BE BIASED AGAINST THE DEFENDANT BECAUSE HE HAS BEEN ARRESTED FOR THIS DEFENSE CHARGED WITH A CRIME OR BROUGHT TO TRIAL.))


[SUPER=01-Judge Alfred A. Delucchi]
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[OUT Q=brought to trial.]
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[VO-NAT]

Jurors met for about 4 hours before retiring for the day. If they decide to convict, they'll have two choices- first degree murder, carrying a possible death sentence or life without parole. Or second degree murder, carrying two sentences of 15 years to life.
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[Spam-Trial]


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One of the world's most prolific spammers was convicted today in the first test of a tough new Virginia law. Jeremy Jaynes, of Raleigh North Carolina, was sentenced to nine years in prison. His sister, Jessica DeGroot, was fined 75-hundred dollars. It's the nation's first ever felony spam conviction, and came under a new Virginia law considered the toughest in the country. The two were found guilty of forging their return Internet addressess to misrepresent the origin of e-mails in July of 2003. The trial was held in Loudon County because the e-mails went through a server belonging to America Online, which is based there.
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Will yesterday's Presidential election have an influence on Virginia's next governor?
We'll hear from two of the likely candidates when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


And the Middle East prepares for the worst as Yasser Arafat's health worsens.
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[Sports-Preview]


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[OUT Q=.....THE BIG 7."]
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(( Hey folks Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office as district volleyball continues around the region tonight.

The UHL hockey folks were back in town today. The Tarheels have their sights sets on shutting down Bryan Randall. Plus, JMU is ready for its first place date with the Blue Hens. And Charlie Manuel is back in the Bigs - tonight on the Big 7.))
[Virginia-React]


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For the past 40- years the majority of Virginians have supported Republican presidential candidates. However, since 1966, there have been five Republican and five Democratic *governors* elected in Virginia. Using history as a guide, this year's gubernatorial candidates will start out on equal footing.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]

Attorney General Jerry Kilgore is the likely Republican nominee. He says the governor's race will have it's own set of issues, but Virginians will also hear more of the same ones debated in the presidential race.
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[SOT 22:23:31]
[IN Q=From dealing with taxes]

((JERRY KILGORE/VIRGINIA ATTORNEY GENERAL: FROM DEALING WITH TAXES TO BRINGING JOBS AND OPPORTUNITIES TO THAT, JUST THAT ONE WORD OF OPTIMISM, AN OPTIMISM FOR THE FUTURE OF VIRGINIA.))
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[VO-NAT]

Likely Democratic nominee Tim Kaine says he's pleased with everything that was accomplished during last year's General Assembly session. He expects this year will be just as productive.
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[SOT 22:30:29]
[IN Q=This legislative session is]

((TIM KAINE/VIRGINIA LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR: THIS LEGISLATIVE SESSION IS GOING TO BE REALLY IMPORTANT TOO AND I'VE GOT A KEY ROLE TO PLAY IN THAT AS PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE. SO BEFORE I POLITICIZE THINGS TOO MUCH I THINK I'LL GET THROUGH THIS SESSION, WORK REAL HARD AT IT AND LIKELY DO AN ANNOUNCEMENT THEREAFTER.))
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[OUT Q=an announcement thereafter]
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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Both men say it will be several months before they *officially* announce their intent to run.

[Radford-Race]


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Radford Election Officials certified the results today, but two races may NOT be over yet.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=203-Radford;]

It appears Republican Patrick Moore has lost to Incumbent Democrat Chris Rehak by ONE vote. There were four provisional ballots cast yesterday, but only one was certified. It was a vote for Moore.
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[SOT: 47:19:00 to :27; 31:19:00 to :27]
[IN Q=There's one]

((CHRIS REHAK:THERE'S ONE THING I'VE LEARNED OVER THE LAST SIX MONTHS. THERE'S NOTHING GUARANTEED. THERE'S NOTHING YOU CAN EXPECT WITH POLITICS. PATRICK MOORE: YOU KNOW THESE ARE KIND OF THINGS YOU SEE ON TV AND YOU DON'T REALLY BELIEVE THEY CAN HAPPEN WHAT THE TERRIFIC THING IS I WANT EVERYONE TO KNOW THAT ONE VOTE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE.))
[SUPER=201-Chris Rehak/(D) Commonwealth's Attorney-elect; :00]
[SUPER=201-Patrick Moore/(R) Commonwealth's Attorney Candidate; :09]
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[OUT Q=can make a difference.]
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[VO-NAT]

Moore plans to ask for a recount... an idea Rehak supports. Former Sheriff Terry Alley also filed for a recount today. The Democrat lost his bid for re-election by 26 votes to Republican challenger Mark Armentrout When the request are formally filed, the Radford Circuit Court will have 7 days to respond.
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[Bedford-Race]


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Bedford County is seeking help from a higher power.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=203-Bedford]

County election officials are turning to the state board of elections for guidance after discovering a number of discrepancies while reviewing poll books, statements and machine printouts of each precinct. The board started today with the district 5 School board race which includes Keith Jones' one-vote win over Laura Beckman Rodes.
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[SOT@21:35:15.22]
[IN Q=It seems like Florida 2000...]

((LAURA RODES/(I) SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATE: IT SEEMS LIKE FLORIDA 2000 IN A SENSE, BUT ERRILY, IT GOES BACK TO LAST YEAR AS WELL. IT'S HARD TO BELIEVE IT COULD HAPPEN TWICE.))
[SUPER=201-Laura Rodes/(I) School Board Candidate;]
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[OUT Q=.. could happen twice.]
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[VO-NAT]

Last year, results for several county races were thrown out because a number of voters cast ballots in the wrong precinct. Bedford County registrar Marie Batten told the group two-provisional ballots could affect the outcome. Batten says she should know something tomorrow.
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[Arafat]


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The Middle East is preparing for the possible death of leader Yasser Arafat.
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[VO-NAT :25]
[SUPER=@File;]

Palestinian officials say Arafat's health has deteriorated significantly over the past day. The Palestinian leader is being treated at a French military hospital for an unidentified illness. Doctors have yet to determine what's wrong. One Arafat aid is denying that his condition has worsened. But the Foreign Minister of Israel says officials there are monitoring the situation and are preparing for ``if and when'' Arafat dies.
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Baseball has spring training. Football has mini-camps.
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[VO-NAT]


So Christmas now has Santa School. We'll take you there when News 7 returns.
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[Dan-River]


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The picture's a little brighter for one of Southside's biggest employers.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville/File Tape]


Dan River says it expects to emerge from bankruptcy in January, thanks to new financing commitments it's lined up.
The textile maker filed for Chapter-Eleven bankruptcy back in March and cut hundreds of jobs over the summer.
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[S-Extra]


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Everything from ACC soccer, to River Ridge Volleyball to JMU football is coming up, but first our Extra Point -
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-MLB; :00]

Buena Vista native Charlie Manuel, who managed the Cleveland Indians in 2000, 2001 and part of the 2002 season, is expected to be officially introduced as the next manager of the Philadelphia Phillies either tomorrow or Friday. The 60-year-old Manuel beat out Jim Leyland and Jim Fregosi and five other candidates for the job. Charlie was born in Fries, moved and starred at Parry McCluer high school and later lived in southwest Roanoke County.

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[S-Volley]


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We get started tonight with some volleyball from the River Ridge district's semi-finals. In the opening game Cave Spring shutout Hidden Valley three games to none.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./River Ridge Semi-Finals; :00]

Karl Lippa and his Blacksburg Bruins took on Salem in the nightcap. And watch the Bruins play large in the first game. Number 3 Meredith Sterrett takes the set on the left side and drives one into the floor for the Blacksburg point. But despite that effort Salem was in front when number 24 Candace Dowell turned it into a one woman game by spiking it, and then coming back to touch it over for the point.
[super=34-Blacksburg/2/Salem/3;]

As you can see, this one was contested above the net - as Erin Burnop stuffs the volley back. Blacksburg gets the point - but Salem gets the match 3 games to 2.
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[S-Soccer]


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The quarterfinals of the ACC women's soccer tournament were held today and one of the top matchups turned into a blowout.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Cary, NC/Virginia vs. Va. Tech; :00]

The Virginia Cavaliers took on Virginia Tech in the quarterfinals. The regular season meeting between the two was competitive with UVa winning 3-to-0. But this afternoon it was all Cavaliers as Kristin Weiss and Jamie Fabrizio dominated from the outset and led the Cavs to an 8-to-nothing win.
[super=34-Virginia/8/Virginia Tech/0;]

Weiss had 3 assists and 7 points as UVa outshot Tech 19-to-3. While UVa moves on, Tech end the tourney at 11-and-8.
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[S-Carolina]


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The Hokies and Tarheels will wrap up their major preparations for this Saturday's Noon showdown at Kenan Stadium tomorrow.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-This Season;]

The Tarheels are coming off one of the biggest wins in school history, but their head coach says one of their biggest challenges this week will be putting the clamps on Bryan Randall.
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[IN Q=WE'VE FACED...]
[SUPER=01-John Bunting/UNC Head Coach; :02]
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[OUT Q=...WE'LL BE IN TROUBLE.]
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[VO-NAT CON'T]

Randall says growing up in Williamsburg he was always a Tarheel fan, and that UNC was in his final three schools during the recruiting process.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I MEAN...]
[SUPER=01-Bryan Randall/13 Touchdown Passes This Year; :00]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=...one time or another."]
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[S-Dukes]


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After being overshadowed in their own county and playing second fiddle to Bridgewater for the past three or four seasons, JMU is not only once again making waves in Rockingham County, but across the state.
Mickey Matthews' Dukes are ranked 7th in Division One Double A this week, and Saturday they host the nation's number 6 team - Delaware. Travis Wells previews the A-10 showdown.
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[SUPER=03-Harrisonburg/Dukes vs. Keydets; :08]
[SUPER=01-Mickey Matthews/JMU Head Coach; :22]
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[OUT Q=News 7 Sports."]

((Four Atlantic 10 teams are currently ranked in the top 20, including the South division co-leaders James Madison and Delaware. With last Saturday's 41-10 shellacking of VMI, the Dukes improved to 7 and 1 on the season, the only loss coming at West Virginia. Saturday's winner will have the inside track to the league title and automatic playoff berth.
Mickey:
The Dukes recorded 10 sacks against VMI, and lead the A-10 in total defense.
Mickey:
JMU has lost just once in the last two seasons at Bridgeforth Stadium where a crowd of more than 12 thousand is expected this weekend.
Mickey:
The Dukes and Blue Hens kick things off at 1:30. Travis Wells News 7 Sports.))

[S-UHL]


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The United Hockey League will give hockey starved fans in the Star City another look at its product this season.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/October 9; :00]


The league held an exhibition game here last month, and the Richmond Riverdogs will now play their final two games of the regular season at the Civic Center against the Motor City Mechanics on April 8th and 9th.
UHL President Richard Brosal did not make it to today's announcement, but Riverdogs President and General Manager Jeff Croop says the move is the next step in bringing hockey back to the Star City.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=01-Jeff Croop/Richmond Riverdogs V.P. & Gen. Manager; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mina Boyd/Roanoke Civic Center Facilities Director; :12]
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[OUT Q=they haven't folded."]
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Tickets for the exhibitions go on sale the Friday after Thanksgiving with prices starting at $6. There are still just over 500 commitments for season tickets.

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On the national front - the NHL lockout is now in its 49th day. Today, the league had to cancel its all-star game which was scheduled to be played in Atlanta in February. Through tonight, 139 games have been missed in the NHL.
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There's more to being one of Santa's helpers than donning a red suit and beard.
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Actors and performers in London this week attended a day-long boot camp on how to be Father Christmas. Classes covered make-up, costumes, toys and ways to handle naughty children. Other lessons covered learning how to bellow and laugh, just like the real Santa Claus.
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((JAMES LOVELL/DIRECTOR, SANTA SCHOOL: THERE ARE TOO MANY PEOPLE STANDING IN THE STREET WITH DREADFUL COSTUMES, TRAINERS, SMOKING, HANDING OUT LEAFLETS. FATHER CHRISTMAS IS A MAGICAL CHARACTER. WHEN YOU LOOK BACK AT YOUR CHILDHOOD, HE IS CHRISTMAS, THE MAGIC OF CHRISTMAS. HE'S NOT SOMEONE WHO SHOULD BE USED FOR MARKETING OR PROMOTIONAL CAMPAIGNS.))
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Teachers also look for a twinkle in the eye. They say, above all, a good Father Christmas needs to have a touch of magic about him. (------------)