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Coming up on News 7-
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What started as a police stop in Danville, ends with one person dead. How many ways can you say I love you? If you're a Hokie fan -- plenty. President Bush cheers on his nomination for secretary of Homeland Security. Plus the holiday spirit is on parade through Salem.
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[ANCHOR=Myranda]

News 7 is next.
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[VO-NAT]

The Hokies warm up in hot South Florida. And win or lose, Tech's big season means big bucks for the university.
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[Tech-Miami]


[ANCHOR=Myranda]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=ejo]
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Virginia Tech's football team has a golden opportunity to make an early mark in the A-C-C.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=203-Miami, FL;]

The Hokies held a light practice at the Orange Bowl in Miami this afternoon, shortly after arriving on their charter flight from Roanoke. Tech will meet the Hurricanes in the stadium tomorrow afternoon, and if the Hokies win the game, they also win the A-C-C title outright in their first year in the conference. Mike Stevens will have a full report later in sports.
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[Hokies]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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[WRITER=rde]
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Earlier in the day, hundreds came out to send the team off.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

The team left around 11:00 this morning to signs and Hokie chants. Fans were decked out in their best maroon and orange -- and cheered the loudest every time a player came outside to board the bus.
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[SOT: 36:07:00 to :12; 41:39:00 :45]
[IN Q=They need all]
[SUPER=01-Wayne Chapel/Hokie Fan; :00]
[SUPER=01-Barbara Tipon/Hokie Fan; :07]

((WAYNE CHAPEL: THEY NEED ALL THE SUPPORT THEY CAN GET. WE'RE GOING DOWN THERE TO WHIP THEM LIKE A RENTED MULE. BARBARA TIPTON: SINCE THEY WON'T BE... I WONT' BE ABLE TO SEE THE GAME IN PERSON AND I WANT TO AH.. LET THEM KNKOW WE CARE.. :45.))
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[OUT Q=we care]
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[VO-NAT]

The team plays at 1:00 tomorrow. Fans are already planning to greet the team around 9:15 tomorrow NIGHT -- when they're due to arrive back in Blacksburg.
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[VT-Marketing]


[ANCHOR=Myranda]
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Chances are Hokie fans will be wearing plenty of orange and maroon tomorrow.
You may be surprised to hear just how popular Tech merchandise has become.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Myranda & Justin/BAM;]
[GRAPHIC=Hokie Hype in BAM]


Justin McLeod is here now with that part of the story. Justin do we know how many Tech products there are?
Myranda, actually we don't.
[LIVE=Justin Full/BAM]
[SUPER=@justin1]


Virginia Tech has no hard numbers but says it's in the thousands.
We do know however the hokie hype is now a multi million dollar business. ((ROLLCUE:...))
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00]
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[SUPER=01-Locke White/Virginia Tech Director of Licensing; 1:10]
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[OUT Q=IT'S ABSOLUTELY AMAZING]

(( ((NAT SOUND OF SCANNING ITEMS AT 40:17))
The cash register here at the Tech bookstore stays busy this time of year.
It's Christmas and the Hokies are fighting for the ACC title.
[SOT 17:23]
[IN Q=People are buying]

((JERRY DIFFELL/TECH BOOKSTORE: PEOPLE ARE BUYING EVERYTHING FROM ACC SHIRTS, TO HATS, TO FOOTBALL HELMETS, TO GLASSWARE. YOU NAME IT AND PEOPLE WANT IT.))
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[OUT Q=people want it]


And there's plenty of hokie stuff out there. ((QUICK NAT SOUND OF SNOWMAN AT 21:00))
For Christmas, you'll find tree ornaments (33:17), lighted snowmen (36:13), even a Virginia Tech nutcracker.
When it comes to your pets, there's no clowning around (shot of VT clown at 29:19) you can buy bowls to bird feeders. ((QUICK NAT SOUND OF BOTTLE OPENER))
Looking for things that makes noise? no problem, you can even ride around in your own hokie scooter.
Then there's all the stuff you can wear, hokie wigs, beach shirts, wacky hats, mittens, and my favorite the hokie mask.
[SOT 17:38]
[IN Q=We try to have]

((JERRY DIFFELL/TECH BOOKSTORE: WE TRY TO HAVE SOMETHING FOR EVERYBODY AND IF YOU ALREADY HAVE EVERYTHING, WE ARE GOING TO GET SOMETHING NEW.))
[Runs= 06]
[OUT Q=something new]


New figures show just how big hokie merchandise is.
Last year, the university made more than a million dollars in royalities.
That translated into nearly 28 million dollars in sales and this year it's even better.
[SOT 1:54]
[IN Q=It's been an excellent]

((LOCKE WHITE/DIRECTOR OF LICENSING: IT'S BEEN AN EXCELLENT YEAR UP TO THIS POINT. IT'S LOOK LIKE WE ARE GOING TO EASILY BREAK A RECORD.))
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[OUT Q=BREAK A RECORD]


With over 500 licensees, Virginia Tech must approve each hokie product.
Some of the most recent successes include hokie wine which is completely sold out.
There's also this children's book which started at Tech and now each major university has its own version.
[SOT 3:26]
[IN Q=Everyday I see]

((LOCKE WHITE/DIRECTOR OF LICENSING: EVERYDAY I SEE ALL KINDS OF PRODUCTS COMING ACROSS MY DESK AND IT'S ABSOLUTELY AMAZING.))
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[OUT Q=it's absoultely amazing]))
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[LIVE=Justin Full/BAM]


It's also amazing how well known Virginia Tech is nationally.
Recently, a network tv show wanted to use a Virginia Tech hat as part of the plot.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Myranda & Justin/BAM;]


Unfortunately Myranda, it didn't work out.


[Warner-Tech]


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Governor Mark Warner says he'll watch the game from the executive mansion tomorrow.
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[VO-NAT :15]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Last Year;]

Warner was instrumental in getting Tech into the A-C-C. He says last year's Miami-Tech matchup was one of his best days as governor- as he celebrated with hundreds of *appreciative* fans. He says this year it's been equally exciting watching the Hokies build momentum.
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[IN Q=I was a little worried at the]

((GOV. MARK WARNER: I WAS A LITTLE WORRIED AT THE BEGINNING OF THE SEASON WHEN THE FIRST COUPLE OF GAMES DIDN'T GO SO WELL. OBVIOUSLY YOU START WITH USC, THAT'S A TOUGH FIRST GAME, BUT BOY THEY HAVE REALLY COME ON STRONG AND I HOPE THEY WILL DO GREAT TOMORROW AND THEN GO ON TO A BOWL GAME.))
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[OUT Q=go on to a bowl game]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]

Governor Warner says he didn't make any game- day- wagers with Florida officials because the University of Miami is a private school.
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[ANCHOR=Myranda]
[SS=Hold]

Warner says he'd love to watch the game in person, but can't miss a father- daughter dance in Richmond.

[Miami-Promo]


[ANCHOR=Myranda]
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A reminder that Mike Stevens will bring you plenty of pre-game Hokie coverage, live from Miami, tomorrow.
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[Take Saturday AM Promo Board FS] He will join us throughout the hour on News 7 Saturday morning, starting at 8-a-m.
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[Salem-Parade]


[ANCHOR=Myranda]
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It wasn't the Hokie spirit-- but the Christmas one that brought out a large crowd in Salem tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem]


The annual Christmas parade in downtown attracted several thousand people.
This year's event had nearly a hundred entries-- which included five marching bands and more than a dozen floats.
Prizes were given out for various categories.
Tonight's cold weather failed to keep people at home, many bundled up with blankets and mittens.
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[Toss-2-Robin] Shannon tosses to Robin in Weather Center

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[D'ville-Police]


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What started as a stolen car report ended in a deadly crash in Danville today.
Police had spotted the vehicle and tried to pull it over when the driver took off.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville]


Before police could give chase, the suspect sped down the wrong side of the Union Street bridge.
One officer was able to block most of the oncoming traffic, but the suspect collided with another car near Memorial Avenue.
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[SOT 14:23:24]
[IN Q=Other officers watched]

((PHIL BROADFOOT/DANVILLE POLICE CHIEF: OTHER OFFICERS WATCHED THIS VEHICLE TAKE OFF AT A HIGH RATE OF SPEED, AND ATTEMPTED TO PROTECT THE INTERSECTION BUT WERE UNABLE TO PROTECT EVERYONE IN THE INTERSECTION.))
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[VO-NAT]


The driver of the other car later died at a Danville hospital ... her name has not been released.
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[ANCHOR=Myranda]
[GRAPHIC=Hold]


Police were able to catch the suspect after a short foot chase.
18-year-old Eric Tremayne James of Danville is facing charges of D-U-I, aggravated involuntary manslaughter and grand larceny.

[Halifax-Fatal]


[ANCHOR=Myranda]
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Earlier today in Southside, a log truck and a car crashed, killing a man and injuring his wife.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Halifax Co.]


It happened mid-morning in Halifax County. State police say this Cadillac was turning onto Route 501 North from Route-40, when it was broadsided by an empty log truck.
The car's driver, 70-year-old David Stover of Charlotte, North Carolina, was killed instantly.
His wife remains hospitalized in Lynchburg.
Police do not expect any charges.
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[Rumsfeld]


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The last big question mark about President Bush's second-term Cabinet has been resolved.
A senior administration official says Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld will stay on the job for a second term.
Eight of the fifteen Cabinet secretaries from Bush's first term have resigned.

[Kerik]


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The latest to say he is stepping down is Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson. That word came this afternoon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC]


And President Bush has chosen former New York City police commissioner Bernard Kerik to head the Nation's Department of Homeland Security.
Kerik's experience working on ground zero after the nine eleven attacks and aiding in the rebuild of Baghdad's police force has led to Mr. Bush's glowing report.
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[IN Q=He knows]

((HE KNOWS SOMETHING ABOUT SECURITY. HE'S LIVED SECURITY ALL HIS LIFE, AND I WANT TO THANK HIM FOR HIS DEDICATION AND HIS SERVICE TO THE PEOPLE OF THIS COUNTRY...))
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[OUT Q=this country]
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[VO-NAT]

Kerik was the New York Police Commissioner during the nine-eleven attacks more than three years ago.
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[Tease1]
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[WRITER=ejo]
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It's back to Neverland .. but not for Michael's fnas.
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[VO-NAT]


Still ahead, investigators are back at Michael Jackson's ranch.
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[Sports-preview]


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[Jackson]


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It seems to be a never-ending story at Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch. California authorities were back out at the estate today to conduct yet another search. Elizabeth Sanchez has more.
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((MICHAEL JACKSON AND HIS NEVERLAND RANCH ARE UNDER SCRUTINY AGAIN. SANTA BARBARA INVESTIGATORS RETURNED TO THE POP STAR S SECLUDED ESTATE FRIDAY MORNING WITH A SEARCH WARRANT. AUTHORITIES WERE UNWILLING TO SAY IF IT INVOLVED JACKSON S MOLESTATION CASE.. THE SEARCH TOOK SEVERAL HOURS.
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THE HIGH PROFILE ENTERTAINER IS ACCUSED OF MOLESTING A BOY AND LURING HIM WITH ALCOHOL. JACKSON S TRIAL IS SET FOR THE END OF JANUARY. HIS HEARINGS HAVE BEEN PACKED WITH ADORING FANS AND OCASSIONALLY SOME ENTERTAINMENT (nat pop) THE 46 YEAR OLD CLAIMS HE IS INNOCENT:
SOT - MICHAEL JACKSON/APRIL 30,2004

"I would like to thank the fans around the world for your love and support from every corner of the earth." EARLIER THIS WEEK, THE JUDGE IN THE CASE REJECTED A DEFENSE REQUEST TO ORDER THE ACCUSER AND HIS FAMILY TO UNDERGO PSYCHOLOGICAL EXAMINATIONS. IT'S BEEN A YEAR SINCE MICHAEL JACKSON WAS CHARGED WITH COMMITTING THE CRIME, WHICH ALLEDGEDLY TOOK PLACE ON HIS MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR PROPERTY.. ES, CBS NEWS))



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It's casting call time for War of the Worlds. Still ahead, a hopeful cast of thousands is expected tomorrow.
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[VO-NAT]

And big events in Ukraine hit home in southwest Virginia. Both fronts of that story are still ahead.
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[Ukraine]


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Ten of thousands of Ukranian protestors got the news they've been waiting to hear today.
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[NATS OF Cheers]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Kiev, Ukraine;]

After five days of deliberations, the nation's Supreme Court ruled its recent presidential election was unlawful, and ordered a new one to take place within a month. The decision is a legal victory to protestors and opposition candidate Viktor Yushchenko (yoo-SHEN'-koh), who said the election results were rigged in favor of Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych (Yah-noo-KOH'-vich). Yushchenko is now demanding a quick reshuffling of the nation's election commission.
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[Local-Ukraine]


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As events in Ukraine make headlines around the world, residents of western Virginia are also keeping a close eye on developments there.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Ferrum]


Irina Royter (ear-REE-nuh ROY-ter) is a Junior at Ferrum College.
She moved to the United States several years ago, but still has family and friends in western Ukraine.
Like many Ukrainians who have taken part in mass demonstrations, she supports the opposition candidate Viktor Yushchenko, and hopes for a more independent Ukraine.
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[SOT 02:09:40]
[IN Q=Personally I want Yushchenko]

((PERSONALLY I WANT YUSCHENCKO TO WIN BECAUSE I JUST THINK IT IS GOING TO BE THE POSITIVE SIDE OF IT, AND I THINK WE'VE BEEN UNDER RUSSIA FOR A WHILE NOW AND OVERSHADOWED BY RUSSIA A LOT OF THE TIMES, WHETHER IT WAS GOOD OR BAD, AND SOMETIMES IT WAS BOTH, BUT PERSONALLY I THINK WE NEED TO BE MORE OF AN INDIVIDUAL COUNTRY AT THIS POINT.))
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[OUT Q=more of an individual country at this point.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


Three employees of WDBJ7 were scheduled to visit Ukraine this week, but their exchange with a television station has been put on hold.
They hope to visit the country once the political stand-off is settled.
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[War-Worlds]


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Hundreds are heading to Lexington tomorrow for a chance to be in the next Tom Cruise movie.
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[vo-nat]
500 extras are needed for the Steven Speilberg movie- the War of the Worlds.
[SUPER=03-Lexington]


The casting call is tomorrow at the Rockbridge County High School-
Several students at nearby Washington and Lee will be there for a chance to work on the film.
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[SOT 6:09]
[IN Q=]

((MILE DIVERIO/W AND L SENIOR: I THINK SOME STUDENTS GOT THE MESSAGE SO A BUNCH OF US ARE GOING TO GO OVER AND GIVE IT A WHIRL.)) [BUTT TO 8:23] ((KRISTEN EVANS/W AND L JUNIOR: I THINK I'M GONNA GIVE IT A TRY WHY NOT IT'S A ONCE IN A LIFETIME TYPE OF THING TO BE IN A MOVIE WITH TOM CRUISE DIRECTED BY STEVEN SPEILMBERG LET'S GIVE IT A SHOT IS WHAT I'M THINKING.))
[SUPER=01-Mike Diverio/W and L Senior; 00 quick!]
[Super=01-Kristen Evans/W and L Junior; ]
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[OUT Q=an opportunity to try. fun.]
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[VO-NAT]


The Casting Call is from 8am til 4pm Saturday at Rockbridge county High School.
250 extras will play national guardsmen fighting the martians. Another 250 will play random people who survive and flee a martian attack.
The Casting director says bring a photo, your measurements and clothing size.
Filming takes place the week after next.
Extras will be paid- and there are no speaking parts.
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A report from the Orange Bowl on the eve of the Tech and Miami showdown, highlights from four high school basketball games and the NASCAR awards banquet,
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-Major League Baseball; :00]

But first our extra point. Barry Bonds testified to a grand jury that he used a clear substance and a cream given to him by a trainer who was indicted in a steroid-distribution ring, but said he didn't think they were steroids, the San Francisco Chronicle reported today. Bonds told the federal grand jury his personal trainer told him the substances he used in 2003 were the nutritional supplement flaxseed oil and a rubbing balm for arthritis.
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[S-Canes]


[ANCHOR=Steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-174 1:56:01]
[GRAPHIC=VT/Miami]
[SUPER=219-Steve Mason/smason@wdbj7.com;]


The Miami Hurricanes are favored by seven points over Virginia Tech in tomorrow's match up as the Hokies chase sole possession ofthe ACC title. Mike Stevens has a pre game report from the Orange Bowl.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=203-Miami; :00]
[SUPER=201-Frank Beamer/6 & 7 against Miami; :21]
[SUPER=203-Blacksburg/Last Year; 1:05]
[SUPER=201-Chris Myers/Miami Offensive Lineman; 1:17]
[SUPER=219-Mike Stevens/mstevens*wdbj7.com; 1:36]
[RUNS=1:50]
[OUT Q=News 7 sports"]
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[S-UVA]


[ANCHOR=steve]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-181 18:09]
[GRAPHIC=UVa]
[ENG#=4]


The Virginia men's basketball team improved to 6 and OH tonight by beating AQuburn in Richmond.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/Tigers vs. Cavaliers; :00]


The key for UVa was freshman Sean Singletary. he registered a team high 25 points on the night including this lay up for the Wahoos.
Devin Smith was alos tough for UVa, Smith, with that back problem all but a memory dropped 23 points on Auburn.
[SUPER=33-Virginia/89/Auburn/87;] Elton Brwon was the insdie man for Virginia as he poured in 17. UVa hands Jeff Lebo

's auburn team its first loss of the saeason 89-87.
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[S-Byrd]


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Lets head to the high school hard wood, William Byrd hosting Staunton River in boys action.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vinton/Golden Eagles vs. Terriers; :00]


Watch Byrd's James Childress take the shot, he is off the mark, but he does not quit, follows, and gets a second chance which he nails for the Terriers.
[SUPER=33-William Byrd/73/Staunton River/52;]The Golden Eagles answer on the very next play when ben Jenkins goes

hard baseline and hits off the glass, Staunton River trialed 23-14 before half.
But Childress and the Terriers would hold home court as he drives and hits the J, Byrd comes out on top 73-52.
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[S-Eagles]


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[SUPER=03-Rocky Mount/Bulldogs vs. Eagles; :00]


Lets head to Rocky Mount where Franklin County Welcomed the traveling city of Troy and his Martinsville Bulldogs to town.
The eagles Mario Maddox dishes across court to Jerrell Wade and he makes good on the lay up for the bucket.
[SUPER=33-Franklin County/63/Martinsville/57;]The Dogs come right back. Michael Reed is gonna send the rock to Duron

Mitchell and Mitchell rips rope from three point land.
Franklin County's Maddox gets a steal here goess the distance and shoots, the miss is collected by Timmy Clemmons who scores and the Eagles win 63-57.
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[S-Vikings]


[ANCHOR=steve]
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Lots of girls high school hoops goin on as well tonight.
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Northside played host to Pulaski County tonight.right to the action, in the first, Northside's Christine Roolfe stops and pops with the jumper.
[SUPER=33-Pulaski County/31/Northside/29;]Then, Arielle Reinhardt cuts throught traffic for the Vikings and is gonna

nail the shot off the glass for Northside.
Pualski's Leslie Anderson then brings the ball up hard and makes the nice pass to Amy Terry who connects on the lay in and the Cougars win 31-29.
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[**WIPE**WIPE**]
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[VO-NAT]
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Patrick Henry would take on Blacksburg on the Patriots home court. In the final period, PH's Shanna Hunt passes to the outside and Chelsea Settles buries the jumper.
[SUPER=33-Blacksburg/69/Patrick Henry/52;]But the Bruins would win on the road. Chelsea Clark puts the ball in the h

ands of Tara Compton who finds the bottom of the net on the J and Blacksburg wins 52-69.
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[Rat-Race]


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Finally, the race is on.......the rat race that is.
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For the past thirty years, Nebraska Wesleyan University has held an annual competition to put the athletic ability of rats to the test.
Hundreds of people turned out for "The Xtreme Rat Challenge" to see the rodents compete in five events.
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[SOT :40]
[IN Q=It's not]

((SARAH KOLEY/GOLD MEDALLIST: IT'S NOT EASY TRAINING A RAT BECAUSE THEY'RE VERY CRAAZY AND THEY WANT TO DO WHATEVER THEY WANT.))
[SUPER=01-Sarah Koley/Gold Medallist]
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[OUT Q=they want]
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The event is part of a psychology course at the University.
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Another reminder that Mike Stevens will bring you plenty of pre-game Hokie coverage, live from Miami, tomorrow.
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[Take Saturday AM Promo Board FS] He will join us throughout the hour on News 7 Saturday morning, starting at 8:00 a.m.
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(Final Weather)

[THREE SHOT TOSS] [WXPRO/FULL] [THREE SHOT GOODBYE]
(Bye)

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