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[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]

A teenager admits to killing her own mother- Details ahead.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


and it's not shoppers backing up traffic near one area mall.. but an accident.
Plus one woman talks about going on set and seeing Tom Cruise.
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[Sports-Head]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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Tonight on News 7 sports - it's all about the fans. Beamer gets a hero's welcome in the Noke, while UVa sells out U-Hall.
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[VO-NAT]

And JMU is the toast of the of the Commonwealth this week as the Dukes get ready to play for a national championship on Friday night in Chattanooga.
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[WX-Head]
[ANCHOR=Robin]
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The wind will calm down a bit tomorrow but it will still be rather cold. Moisture is limited so the flurries will taper off.
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[ANCHOR=Jean 4-Shot]


News 7 is next.
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[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]

Two Wythe County teenagers admit to murder.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

One of the teens told police she just snapped and lunged at her mother with a knife.
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


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


And I'm Jean Jadhon.
[Wythe-murder]
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[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]

15 year old Nakisha Waddell pleaded guilty to first degree murder this morning.
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]

Her friend, 16 year old Anastacia Belcher admitted to second degree murder.
[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=Guilty Pleas]

New River Valley Bureau Chief Rachel DePompa was in court and has the details.
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[SUPER=01-Keith Blankenship/Wythe Co. Commonwealth's Atty; :17]
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((Inside this Max Meadows home last memorial day weekend, 14 year old Nakisha Waddell says she just snapped. She told police she and her mother, Vaughn Thomas had been fighting for days when she stabbed her in the kitchen and then chased her outside and stabbed her to death.

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((KEITH BLANKENSHIP: NAKISHA WADDELL HAD THE GREATER ROLE IN THIS CASE. THERE APPEARS TO HAVE BEEN PREMEDITATION AND SOME PREPARATION FOR COMMITTING THE CRIME AND ACTUALLY OBTAINING THE KNIFE.)) [RUNS:11]
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Investigators say, 15 year old Annie Belcher knew about the plans and helped dispose of the body. It was set on fire and buried in the backyard under a pile of wood.
[TAKE WADDELL GRAPHIC] Under a plea deal... where some charges were dropped....Nakisha Waddell pleaded guilty to first degree murder, grand larceny, obstruction of justice and solicitation to committ murder. [TAKE BELCHER GRAPHIC] Annie Belcher admitted to second degree murder, Grand Larceny after the fact and Obstruction of justice.

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((KEITH BLANKSHIP: THERE'S NO DEAL ON SENTENCING. I WILL OF COURSE BE PRESENTING ADDITIONAL EVIDENCE AT THE SENTENCING HEARING AND THAT'S SET FOR MARCH THE 15TH. )) [RUNS:07]
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[IN Q=THE JUDGE]

((RACHEL DEPOMPA: THE JUDGE HAS ORDERED A PRE-SENTENCE INVESTIGATION AND A PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION FOR WADDELL. SHE FACES LIFE IN PRISON, BELCHER FACES MORE THAN 50 YEARS. RACHEL DEPOMPA, NEW 7, WYTHE COUNTY.)) [RUNS:12]
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
[SS=HOLD]


The Defense attorneys for both girls declined to comment for this story.

[220-Accident]


[ANCHOR=JEan]
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Some commuters are learning a lesson in patience tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


A mobile school classroom blew off its trailer on the Route 220 Expressway near Tanglewood Mall.
Two of the three northbound lanes are closed- so is the ramp from southbound Route 419 onto northbound 220.
Crews will actually cut the classroom apart and haul it away.
A second accident backed up the southbound lanes.
There were no life-threatening injuries in either accident.
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[County-Schools]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Roanoke County may build a new middle school in South County.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]


Under a new Capital Improvement Plan being considered by the school board and supervisors, Cave Spring Middle School would be converted to an elementary school and a new South County middle school would be constructed.
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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In addition, Glenvar and Northside High Schools would be renovated and William Byrd High School and Bonsack Elementary would get additions.
County officials say the expansions and new construction will provide long-term relief to rapidly expanding students enrollment
A public hearing's been scheduled January 13th.

[New-College]


[ANCHOR=Keith]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=myr]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]

The campaign to build a new college in Henry County got a major boost today.
Governor Warner announced that he will set aside one-and-a-half million dollars toward the project in his 2006 budget. Warner says he was impressed with the committment of community leaders to improve the area's economy through higher education. The governor will submit his proposed budget amendments to the General Assembly Friday.

[Economic-Development]


[ANCHOR=JEan]
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[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=04-39 TC1:48:22]
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Attorney General Jerry Kilgore is pushing for a 28- month program at the proposed university to get workers trained quickly. Today he met with his task force on economic development- which focused on economically distressed regions like southside.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Jean & Jennifer/State Microwave;]

Richmond Bureau Chief Jennifer Wishon joins us now with some of its suggestions. Jean, the task force today released 30 recommendations
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to get Virginia's economy moving. Including one that would increase the number of appearances Virginia makes on the silver screen.
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[SUPER=01-Doug Sawyer/Economic Development Task Force Member; 1:18]
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((INSERT FILM COVER HERE)) ((God's and Generals, Dirty Dancing and Somersby. Virginia has played backdrop in a number of Hollywood films- something the task force wants to see happen more often.

((END FILM COVER HERE))
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[IN Q=We're not seeing the]

((PHIL SPARKS: WE'RE NOT SEEING THE ACTIVITY THERE THAT MAYBE WE SHOULD SEE AND THERE COULD BE SOME REAL OPPORTUNITIES TO GENERATE SOME TOURISM TYPE DOLLARS IN OUR COMMUNITIES.)) [RUNS09]
[OUT Q=in our communities]

The Task Force recommends capping the sales tax at one percent for production companies filming in distressed regions.
The group also want to offer tax relief for farms and eliminate the estate tax. And since more than 97- percent of Virginia businesses are small businesses- the group wants to restore funding to the Small Business Incubator Program and make it easier for entrepreneurs to gain access to capital.
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[IN Q=In the distressed regions]

((PHIL SPARKS: IN THE DISTRESSED REGIONS IN VIRGINIA, OUR BEST CHANCE OF ATTRACTING A FORTUNE 500 COMPANY IS TO GROW THE FORTUNE 500 COMPANY.)) [RUNS07]
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Attorney General Jerry Kilgore says it's his goal to make sure state government doesn't stand in the way, but rather promotes economic growth.
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((JERRY KILGORE: I'M PARTICULARLY CONCERNED ABOUT DISTRESSED AREAS OF THE COMMONWEALTH, WHETHER THEY BE URBAN OR WHETHER THEY BE IN THE RURAL AREAS WE NEED TO DO SOMETHING TO JUMP START THE ECONOMY OF THOSE REGIONS.)) [RUNS11]
[OUT Q=of those regions]

And to help small business owners compete in the global market- the task force wants to see community colleges develop e- commerce training for entrepreneurs.
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[IN Q=If one part of the]

((DOUG SAWYER: IF ONE PART OF THE COMMONWEALTH IS SUFFERING THEN PERHAPS ALL OF US ARE SUFFERING SO I THINK IT'S IMPORTANT THAT WE ALL WORK TOGETHER.)) [RUNS06]
[OUT Q=we all work together]))
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[LIVE=Jennifer/FULL State Microwave]
[SUPER=05-Richmond;]

These recommendations will of course require funding and will also have to make it through the General Assembly.
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Jean, Kilgore says he'll work on pushing a few this year that he feels will be successful.


[Kaine]


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Meanwhile, Lieutenant Governor Tim Kaine promoted his plan to help cut healthcare costs for small businesses.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke;]

Kaine formed a commission in May to address the problem. It resulted in a three-part plan that includes offering tax credits to businesses with fewer than 50-employees, developing private risk pools, and encouraging incentives for employees who make healthy lifestyle choices. However, Kaine says he understands any initiative that costs money can be hard to pass.
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((LT. GOV. TIMOTHY KAINE: I'D BE AMAZED IF WE GOT ALL THAT PASSED THIS YEAR, AND YET THE JOURNEY OF A THOUSAND MILES BEGINS WITH A SING STEP, YOU START BY PUSHING AND HOPEFULLY MAKE SOME ADVANCE AND THEN BUILD A LITTLE BIT OF THE SIDEWALK, AND THEN BUILD IN THE YEARS TO COME.))
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If Kaine's initiative is approved, it will go into effect at the end of the legislative session, in July.
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[Tease#1]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
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[SS=NONE]
[ENG#=APRISA]


Fire crews in the Hill City will be fighting more than flames over the coming year.
Why they're fighting obesity when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]
[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]


Plus more flu vaccine is headed to the area.
How you can get it next.
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[1st-Wx]
[Flu-Shots]

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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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[WRITER=jsu]
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[ENG#=1]


Doctors offices in need of the flu vaccine for their patients can now get it from the Health Department.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/File Tape]


Health Officials in the Roanoke and Alleghany Health Districts received three-thousand additional doses last week.
They're making those shots available to local doctors.
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((DEBBIE SAMS/HEALTH DEPARTMENT NURSE SUPERVISOR; IF THEY HAVEN'T RECEIVED IT DON'T GIVE UP CALL YOUR PHYSICIAN OFFICE AND HOPEFULLY YOU CAN ACCESS IT THERE. IF NOT CALL US WE HAVE A LIMITED SUPPLY FOR THAT))
[SUPER=01-Debbie Sams/Health Department Nurse Supervisor]
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Flu season typically peaks around the end of January or early February. Health officials say that means there is still time to get the shot.
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((WE'RE ANTICIPATING MORE IN JANUARY AND WE DON'T KNOW THE EXACT AMOUNT IT CHANGES BY THE MOMENT BUT WE'RE DOING THE BEST WE CAN TO LET THE PUBLIC KNOW))
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If health officials still need more vaccine after that -- Carilion may be able to help. Carilion says it has it additional doses available because it has already fulfilled doctor's requests for high risk patients.
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[L'burg-Council]


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Keeping Lynchburg's firefighters fit and trim is the goal of a new program the department will begin next month.
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[SUPER=03-Lynchburg]


The fire department is partnering with local medical, nutritional and fitness experts to help its personnel maintain healthy lifestyles.
A recent survey showed 96 percent of firefighters believe physical fitness is important to their job ... but 87 percent of them can be considered overweight or obese.
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((BUDDY MARTINETTE/LYNCHBURG FIRE CHIEF: WE HAVE FIREFIGHTERS WHO ARE VERY STRONG AND CAN DO THE PHYSICAL ASPECTS OF THE JOB. WHAT HAPPENS OVER TIME IS THEY BECOME MORE CARDIO-VASCULARLY SEDENTARY, AND THE VERY NATURE OF THEIR OCCUPATION IS TO BE AT A VERY HIGH HEART RATE IN A VERY SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME, AND CONSEQUENTLY WE SUFFER A LOT OF HEART ATTACKS IN THE FIRE SERVICE.))
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Area gyms are offering firefighters reduced membership rates as part of the program.
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[Enchanted-Eve]


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Residents of the Roanoke Valley will have plenty of New Year's Eve options, with a new celebration in Vinton, and a party on the Roanoke City Market.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape;]

Roanoke's First Night Celebration ended three years ago, but the family friendly event is making a comeback as Vinton's Enchanted Eve.
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((WENDI SCHULTZ: IT'S SUCH A WONDERFUL WAY TO RING IN THE NEW YEAR. IT'S COMMUNITY ORIENTED. YOU'RE IN A SAFE ENVIRONMENT AND WONDERFUL ENVIRONMENT, YOU CELEBRATE WITH FAMILY FRIENDS NEIGHBORS.)) ((BRAD GROSE: IT WILL BE AS YOU KNOW A FAMILY FRIENDLY ALCOHOL FREE EVENT. AND THAT'S THE TYPE OF EVENT WE LIKE TO HAVE HERE IN VINTON.))
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[SUPER=01-Brad Grose/Vinton Mayor; :12]
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[OUT Q=have here in Vinton.]
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[ANCHOR=Keith]
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Meanwhile, Eventzone and Fiddlefest are promising bonfires and bubbly at Midnight on the Market.

[Stocks]


[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]
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[WRITER=dse]
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Today's interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve seemed to reassure investors. [TAKE DOW & NASDAQ PAGE]
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[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


The DOW gained 38 points today.
The NASDAQ rose eleven to its highest close since July.
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[COMMERCIAL]
[War-Worlds]
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[WRITER=jja]
[TAPE#=04-43 TC57:35]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]


The movie set for Steven Spielberg's War of the Worlds is closed- no media allowed.
[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]


But we talked with one local resident who went on set- even saw Tom Cruise in action.
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=War of the Worlds]


It's lights, cameras and lots of action in Rockbridge County.
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A convoy of National Guard troops roaring off of Decatur Road- part of a scene where troops are fighting the martians.
The road is blocked.
But some locals got a glimpse of Hollywood- including Debbie Via who went on the set with a neighbor- and saw Tom Cruise doing a scene.
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((DEBBIE VIA: very nice man he was very complimentary to the actors in the program. jean: just as cute in person? bia: by all means by all means fine looking man laughs.)) [RUNS12]
[OUT Q=looking man laughs.]


While most probably won't see Cruise.. other signs of Hollywood are clear.
A van hoisted on a trailer- attached to a truck with cameras.
Lots of lights....
and as if mother nature isn't providing enough... wind machines just in case.
Surviving a martian attack isn't easy- even for Tom Cruise.
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((VIA: IT LOOKED VERY COLD WHAT HE WAS DOING GETTING SPLASHED BY SOME WATER. IT LOOKED LIKE HE WAS RATHER COLD.)) [RUNS05]
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Hundreds of extras will deal with the cold.
Kristin Evans will take a break from finals at Washington and Lee- to play a survivor.
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((KRISTIN EVANS/EXTRA: AND I GUESS WE'RE SURVIVING THE WHOLE ATTACK AND THEY'RE DIRTY AND I GUESS WE'RE GONNA BE DIRTY THEY TOLD ME BE PREPARED TO GET DIRTY ON THE PHONE SO I SAID ALRIGHT LAUGHS.)) [RUNS10]
[OUT Q=alright.. laughs]))
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[ANCHOR=Jean 3-Shot]


By the way extras must be at work at 4:30 in the morning- They get paid about 80 dollars a day.

[Sports Tease]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=mst]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=APRISA]

Coming up tonight in Sports - the JMU Dukes are days away from a national championship date in Chattanooga and the JMU Nation is ready.
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[VO-NAT]

Plus, Frank Beamer entertains a portion of his Hokie Nation today at the Hotel Roanoke.
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[S-Beamer]


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Virginia Tech's date with the Auburn Tigers is set for January third in the New Orleans Nokia Sugar Bowl.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00]

Today, around 300 Roanoke Valley sports club members celebrated Tech head coach Frank Beamer, the Hokies 2004 season and their BCS bid at the Hotel Roanoke. Santa Claus made an appearance and handed out beads in what was a festive luncheon.
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[OUT Q=first year in the ACC"]
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This is the Hokies 12th straight bowl appearance, a feat only five college football programs can boast. The fact that its Tech's third Sugar Bowl and that the game is January third have made this time of year even more special for the Hokies.
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[OUT Q=.....worked out very well in every regard"]
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The 2004 ACC champions will celebrate with their families and their fans but soon it is back to work preparing for a strong 12 and OH Auburn team.
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[S-Dukes]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
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[WRITER=mst]
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[ENG#=2]

The Hokies and Hoos get most of the attention in the state, but Beamer and Groh will have to take a backseat to Mickey Matthews this week. His JMU Dukes play for the national championship in Division One Double A on Friday night against Montana in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
JMU's breakout season is long overdue for the folks who wear the Purple and Gold
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[IN Q=I THINK THE JMU...]
[SUPER=01-Mickey Matthews/JMU Head Coach; :00]
[RUNS=:31]
[OUT Q=...THEY'RE ENJOYING IT."]
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[VO NAT CON'T] The Players are enjoying the ride, as well. But then you're a college athlete the trophy isn't the only thing you're interested in obtaining.
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[IN Q=You know...]
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[OUT Q=...kids are kids."]
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The game kicks-off Friday night at 8.

[S-UVA]


[ANCHOR=mike]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-185 1:44:52]
[GRAPHIC=UVA]
[ENG#=3]


The Virginia men's basketball team is 7 and 1 and ranked 24th in the country. The team's success has also generated fan interest in Charlottesville.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond; :00]


The UVa athletics ticket office has announced that tickets for the Cavaliers game with Loyola Marymount on December 23rd are sold out. The game marks the final home contest for the Cavs before the holiday break and the beginning of the ACC schedule.
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[Food-Bank]
[NEWSCAST=6]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=04-41 TC1:24:17]
[ANCHOR=Jean 2-Shot]

The Hokie Bird has taken a stand against hunger.
[ENG#=1]
[ANCHOR=Keith 2-Shot]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]

Coach Frank Beamer himself was on hand at the Southwest Virginia Second Harvest Food Bank this afternoon. It's part of the continuing effort to provide financial support to the food bank. The drive to honor Tech's Head Coach in the process ends January 31st.
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[SOT 6:04:35]
[IN Q=$1, you]

(($1. YOU DONATE $1 AND YOU CAN PROVIDE $7.50 WORTH OF FOOD. SO IT'S JUST SUCH A GREAT INVESTMENT IN OUR PEOPLE AND SHOWS THAT WE CARE ABOUT OUR PEOPLE. AND IF I KNOW OUR PEOPLE IN THE HOKIE NATION, THEY SHOW UP, THEY'LL TURN OUT AND THEY'LL SUPPORT THIS.))
[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Va Tech Head Coach]
[RUNS=16]
[OUT Q=they'll support this.]
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[VO-NAT]

Food Bank Board Chairman Jim Pearman is a big Hokie fan himself. He got things started with his own contribution to the Beamer fund.
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