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[ANCHOR=Shannon]

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Coming up on News 7-
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A local soldier comes to the aid of his peers when their mess tent was attacked by a suicide bomber. We'll show you how the army repaid him. Plus, the World Health Organization has dire predictions in the aftermath of Sunday's massive waves. And, even in the face of disaster, laughter may still be the best medicine.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]


News 7 is next.

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Roanoke County says it needs a new jail, but will the recommendation of a citizen's committee ever see the light of day.
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[SOT 7:26:12]
[IN Q=I would have]

((BUTCH CHURCH: I WOULD HAVE IN NO WAY BE PART OF AN APPOINTMENT FOR TEN CITIZEN'S IF I WAS GOING TO IGNORE THEIR RECOMMENDATION.))
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[OUT Q=THEIR RECOMMENDATION]
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[ANCHOR =Shannon]
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[Regional-Jail]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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[GRAPHIC=News 7 @ 11]


The debate over a new regional jail in Roanoke County is far from over.
Despite the suggestion of a citizen's committee, questions remain. For example, will the committee's split decision hurt the validity of its work. [***REGIONAL JAIL GRAPHIC IN MONITOR***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Shannon & Justin /BAM;]


Justin McLeod is here now with an answer. Justin?
Shannon, several Supervisors say they were not surprised by the split.
[LIVE= Justin /FULL BAM]
[SUPER=@justin1]


Some Supervisors say they'll seriously consider the committee's top recommendation. However, they do so with reluctance.
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[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Last Week; :00]
[SUPER=01-Mark Layman/Citizen's Committee Member; :11]
[SUPER=01-David Shelor/Design Review Team Member; :51]
[SUPER=01-Butch Church/Roanoke Co. Supervisor; 1:06]
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[OUT Q=GOING TO BE A TOUGH CHOICE]

((((NAT SOUND OF LAST WEEK'S MEETING))
Their work is complete but at least one member on the citizen's committee wonders if the Board of Supervisors will take their recommendation seriously.
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[IN Q=I would like]

((MARK LAYMAN/COMMITTEE MEMBER: I WOULD LIKE TO THINK THEY WILL LISTEN TO WHAT THE CITIZEN'S CAME UP WITH.)) [Runs05]
[OUT Q=CAME UP WITH]


What they came up with were two recommendations.
One says the jail should be built at Higginbotham Farms on West River Road.
The other says the Center for Research and Technology is where the jail should go.
[SOT 16:58:00]
[IN Q=The utlities are]

((MARK LAYMAN/CITIZEN'S COMMITTEE MEMBER: THE UTILITIES ARE ALREADY THERE. THE COUNTY ALREADY OWNS IT. IT'S IN A LOCALITY, THEY WERE TALKING ABOUT PUTTING IT IN WEST COUNTY ANYWAY SO THE COST TO THE TAXPAYER WOULD BE LESS.)) [Runs12]
[OUT Q=would be less]


There's just one problem.
At last Thursday's citizen's committee meeting, the park's Design Review Team revealed CRT's convenants won't allow the county to build a jail at that site.
[SOT 6:08 CRT TAPE 1]
[IN Q=We ask the county]

((DAVID SHELOR/DESIGN REVIEW TEAM MEMBER: WE ASK THE COUNTY TO MAINTAIN THE PROMISES THEY MADE TO US FIVE YEARS AGO WHEN THEY WROTE THOSE COVENANTS AND SIGNED THEM.)) [Runs07]
[OUT Q=AND SIGNED THEM]


Despite the convenants, at least one Supervisor says he'll consider the CRT site but with reservations.
[SOT 7:26:23]
[IN Q=It's a catch 22]

((BUTCH CHURCH/ROANOKE CO. SUPERVISOR: IT'S A CATCH 22 IF WE'RE LOOKING AT SITE THAT WAS CONVEANTED BY A CITIZEN'S INPUT GROUP TOO, IT'S GOING TO BE A TOUGH CHOICE.)) [Runs09]
[OUT Q=going to be a tough choice]))
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[LIVE= Justin /FULL BAM]


It's hard to say which site the Board of Supervisors will end up choosing. Butch Church and other supervisors I talked to over the phone say they haven't made a decision yet.
[DOUBLE BOXES=SHannon & Justin /BAM;]


Shannon, Supervisors are scheduled to take up this issue at its January 11th meeting.

[Warren]


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A local soldier is being recognized for heroic acts in Iraq.
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44-year-old Sergeant First Class Ricky Warren is a Virginia National Guardsman.
[SUPER=03-Mosul, Iraq/Richmond Times-Dispatch Photos]

He received praise and a special coin from the army after springing to action when his military base in Mosul was bombed. When it was over, 22-people were dead.
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.]

Warren's wife, Nichelle, says even after the tragedy her husband and the men in his unit are trying to stay upbeat.
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[SOT@18:33.00]
[INQ=I think...]

((NICHELLE WARREN/SOLDIER'S WIFE: I THINK WE REALLY NEED TO REALIZE WHAT PEOPLE ARE SACRIFICE FOR ALL OF US TO WALK AROUND LIKE HOW WE ARE. I'M REALLY PROUD OF HIM AND LOVE HIM TO DEATH. I JUST WANT HIM TO COME HOME.))
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[OUT Q= to come home.]
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Sergeant Warren suffered some hearing loss in his right-ear and had some teeth knocked. He's expected home sometime in March.
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[Nick-Mason]


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The parents of one of the Virginia National Guardsmen killed in Iraq say their son had looked forward to being deployed.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-King George Co.]

Vic and Christine Mason spoke about their 20-year old son, Nick, who died last week in the mess hall attack in Mosul.


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[SOT 15:35:10]
[IN Q=Nicholas was committed]

((NICHOLAS WAS COMMITTED TO SERVING HIS COUNTRY AND HIS COMMUNITY. HE HAD WANTED TO BE IN THE MILITARY EVER SINCE WE CAN REMEMBER..))
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[OUT Q=we can remember.]
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Nick Mason completed one year of course-work at Virginia Tech and planned to return to pursue a degree in Agriculture.

He was due home in February.
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[Tsunami]


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The World Health Organization is warning of possible epidemics in countries reeling from Sunday's tidal wave. The death toll is nearing 60-thousand and still climbing. Jennifer Donelan has the latest.
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[IN Q=In this part of the world...]
[SUPER=03-Kerala, India; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jan Egeland/U. N. Emergency Relief Coordinator; :36]
[SUPER=01-Dan Heller/Swiss Tourist; :56]
[SUPER=01-Jennifer Donelan/CBS News; 1:09]
[SUPER=03-Columbo, Sri Lanka; 1:18]
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((IN THIS PART OF THE WORLD -- WHERE SO MUCH HAS BEEN LOST -- THERE IS NOW PLENTY OF FEAR. IN INDIA, TSUNAMI VICTIMS ARE SPENDING THE NIGHT OUTDOORS -- PRAYING THAT THE DEADLY WAVES WON'T RETURN.
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OFFICIALS NOW ESTIMATE MORE THAN 60-THOUSAND PEOPLE WERE KILLED IN SUNDAY'S NATURAL DISASTER. MORE THAN HALF OF THOSE DEATHS HAPPENED IN INDONESIA ALONE WITH EACH PASSING HOUR, THE OVERALL DEATH TOLL IS EXPECTED TO RISE BECAUSE THOUSANDS ARE STILL MISSING -- AND THOSE WHO HAVE SURVIVED -- NOW FACE THE POSSIBILITY OF STARVATION AND DISEASE. BATTERED NATIONS ARE RESPONDING QUICKLY.
(SOT: JAN EGELAND/U.N. EMERGENCY RELIEF COORDINATOR)

"They are all focusing on the water and sanitation sector which has been largely destroyed along these coastlines." MEANWHILE, CREWS ARE RECOVERING BODY AFTER BODY IN AREAS HARDEST HIT ... SUCH AS THE SITE OF THIS TRAIN WRECK IN SRI LANKA ... AND THIS ONCE-PRISTINE THAILAND RESORT NOW PARADISE LOST.
(SOT: DAN HELLER/SWISS TOURIST)

"There were so much people losing fingers, losing arms. And everywhere people were looking for surviving friends and family members."
(STANDUP BRIDGE/JENNIFER DONELAN/WASHINGTON DC)

STATE DEPARTMENT OFFICIALS SAY THEY HAVE LOCATED A LARGE NUMBER OF AMERICANS IN THE REGION, AND THAT THEY ARE SAFE. STILL, HUNDREDS OF AMERICANS REMAIN UNACCOUNTED FOR...
(nat -- Colombo, Sri Lanka)

AS MUCH-NEEDED SUPPLIES BEGAN TRICKLING IN TUESDAY, THE UNITED STATES INCREASED ITS AID TO THE RELIEF OPERATION ... ADDING ANOTHER 20-MILLION DOLLARS TO THE 15-MILLION ALREADY PROMISED. BUT SECRETARY OF STATE COLIN POWELL CONCEDES THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY COULD WIND UP GIVING BILLIONS OF DOLLARS TO COUNTRIES ... WHERE SO MANY LIVES AND LIVELIHOODS WERE WASHED AWAY. JENNIFER DONELAN, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.))
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[Quake-Aid]


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[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

The Roanoke Valley is responding. Organizers of a local relief effort put out a call for help yesterday. Today, donations piled up at Comprehensive Pain Management, a local drop-off point. The supplies include clothing, over-the-counter medicine, and bottled water. Though a first shipment will soon be on its way, organizers say they will continue collecting supplies as long as they are needed.
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[Sontag]


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Author, essayist, filmaker and activist- Susan Sontag-
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has lost her battle with leukemia. She died this morning at the age of seventy-one. Sontag authored seventeen novels including the best-seller, *The Volcano Lover.* Her writing explored subjects as diverse as pornography and the aesthetics of silence. She also wrote and directed four feature length motion pictures including *Brother Carl.*
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[Tech-Leaves]


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The Hokies have hit the Big Easy.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

Football players left early this morning for their trip to the Sugar Bowl. It was chilly outside so everyone was in good spirits as they headed for warmer weather. They took pictures and home videos of the start of the trip. Players even received hand books about the Sugar Bowl, telling them what to expect.
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[SOT: 35:21:00 to :27]
[IN Q=We're going]

((BRYAN RANDALL: EVERYBODY'S RELAXED RIGHT NOW. WE REALIZE IT'S A JOB AT HAND, BUT WE'RE ALSO GOING TO ENJOY OURSELVES WHILE WE'RE DOWN THERE, WE'RE READY. ))
[SUPER=01-Bryan Randall/Virginia Tech Quarterback;]
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[OUT Q=we're ready.]
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The Hokies will take on the number three team .. Auburn.. on January third.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]


WDBJ Sports Director Mike Stevens will be in New Orleans with the Hokies. His live reports begin Thursday on News Seven.
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Ohio's finished recounting its Presidential votes.
How it changed the tally when News Seven returns.
And giving birth to triplets is no easy task....
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especially if you're 55 years old and actually their grandmother.
We'll explain next
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[Mother-Triplets]

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Another one for the record books as we approach the new year-
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[SUPER=03-Richmond;]

A fifty-five year old woman from the Richmond area is now a surrogate grandmother after giving birth to her daughter's triplets. Despite the risk to herself, Doctor Tina Cade decided to carry the fetuses for her twenty-nine year old daughter- Camille Hammond- who has struggled with infertility over the years. Already the mother of three, Cade delivered the two boys and one girl by Caesarean section this morning.
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[IN Q=We're just so]

((CAMILLE HAMMOND/GRATEFUL DAUGHTER; WE'RE JUST SO THANKFUL FOR THE BIGGEST BLESSING WE'VE EVER RECEIVED IN OUR LIVES.))
[SUPER=01-Camille Hammond/Grateful Daughter;]
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[OUT Q=in our lives.]
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After being fertilized in a test-tube, the three embryos were implanted last spring- in hopes that one would survive.

When she found out all three had survived, Cade said she was very surprised- she hadn't planned on carrying triplets.


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[Nelson-Murder]


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Nelson County authorities have charged a man with murder in a fatal shooting this morning.
The sheriff's office says the victim was 23-year-old Wayne Wilkerson of Schuyler.
Wilkerson was shot twice early this morning at a house in the Schuyler area.
Deputies arrested a suspect at the scene, 40-year-old Dwayne Scott Wyland, and recovered a handgun.
They believe a domestic dispute led to the shooting.

[Hairston]


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Police continue to look for an additional suspect in the murder of a Martinsville woman.
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Today they released a photo of 25 year old James Benjamin Hairston. He been charged as an accessory before the fact in the murder of Lisa Thomas.
[SUPER=03-Martinsville/File Tape;]


Thomas was killed inside her Martinsville clothing store in September, 2000.
Her husband, Maverick Thomas, and his friend, Malvester Dixon, are charged with capital murder. At Dixon's preliminary hearing two weeks ago, the prosecutor revealed that a warrant had been issued for Hairston. The alleged trigger man in the case says Hairston provided the .22 revolver he used to kill Lisa Thomas.
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Robin says our cold snap is ending.
The warmer forecast when News 7 returns.
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[VO-NAT]


Plus you might think a polka dot house would cause problems with the neighbors, so why is the lawn creating the real trouble?
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[Commercial]

[Pres-Recount]


[ANCHOR=Shan]
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Nearly two months after the election, the presidential recount is over in Ohio. The final tally shaved about three-hundred votes off President Bush's six-figure margin of victory. Two candidates from other parties requested the recount, saying they wanted to make sure every vote was counted Ohio had already declared Bush the winner, but will now adjust its totals.

[Polka-Dots]


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A house in Florida is getting a lot of attention these days.
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[SUPER=03-Ft. Myers, FL]


You might think it's because of the paint job.
But the polka dots aren't the problem, they're only a protest.
It all started when Ed Ehlan installed 19-thousand dollars worth of astro-turf instead of real grass.
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((ED EHLAN/HOMEOWNER; A LOT OF LAWNS THEY'RE DYING AND IT'S BECAUSE WE CAN'T WATER ENOUGH.))
[SUPER=01-Ed Ehlan/Homeowner; ]
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[OUT Q=can't water enough]
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City officials in Fort Myers say it just doesn't fit in.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I do not]

((GREG NILES/COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR I DO NOT BELIEVE THAT WHEN THE LANDSCAPING CODE WAS WRITTEN THAT THIS TYPE OF MATERIAL WAS ENVISIONED, AS AN ALTERNATE TO NATURAL GRASS.))
[SUPER=01-Greg Niles/Community Development Director ]
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[OUT Q=alternate to natural grass.]
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Ehlan says he'll fight to keep his lawn.
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[S-Extra]


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high school basketball highlights and Lady Luck Classic action
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-College Park, MD/Flames vs. Terps; :00]

But first our extra point. Liberty was outmanned by 24th ranked Maryland tonight as the Terps beat Liberty 112 to 68. Maryland guard John Gilchrist had a season high 29 while Liberty was led by Larry Blairs 30 point effort.
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[S-VT]


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The Tech Women went at it for the 30th time with Southern Mississippi in the Lady Luck Classic.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Golden Eagles vs. Hokies; :00]


Beth Dunkenberger's team was on cruise control most of the night in this one.
Early on, Erin Gibson goes to work down low. She scores the deuce after the nice little spin-o-rama.
Later, Tech gets it done from the outside. Fran Recchia strokes a triple from the top of the key and Tech led by as many as 31 in the opening half.
Kerri Gardin led the way with 19 points.
[SUPER=33-Southern Mississippi/40/Virginia Tech/105/;]

Gardin crosses over and finishes in transition as the Hokies won it 105 to 40. The 65 point win is the largest margin of victory in school history.
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[S-Salem]


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The Member One Federal credit Union Holiday hoopla tournament tipped off today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Salem/Eagles vs. Spartans; :00]


Salem would take on out of town Guest Osbourn at the Salem Civic center tonight.
The Spartans Kenny Belton closes out the third with this move on the low block, two of his 14 points.
[SUPER=33-Salem/65/Osbourn/33;]In the fourth, Brandon Spalding steals the rock and goes coast to coast for the fi

nger roll, 61-28 Salem. Pierrie McKoy then makes the nice catch and shoot work, Salem wins 65-33.
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[S-Cave]


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[SUPER=03-Salem/Colonial Forge vs. Cave Spring; :00]

In the night cap, Cave Spring Knights with the creative intro.
The Knights play long ball as Bryan Thompson rips rope from the right side to cut the Eagles lead to three.
[SUPER=33-Cave Spring/59/Colonial Forge/52;]Cave again, from deep, another footballer, Alex lemmer, finds the rang

e with another trey.
John Michael Bohon with another three from the top of the key, Knights win it in overtime 59-52.
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[S-PH]


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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=04-Celtics vs. Patriots; :00]

Joe Gaither's Roanoke Catholic Celtics took on Patrick Henry. Trailing at the half, Travis Stokes tried to shoot the Patriots right back into things with the baseline j.
Catholic's Orlando Walker gets an easy bucket in transition and that was the beginning. [SUPER=33-Roanoke Catholic/54/

Patrick Henry/51;]
Walker scores 2 more on the break but PH wins 54-51. Garfield beat Hidden valley 49-46 in game two.
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[S-Northside]


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Northside would host the Northside Invitational.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Cavaliers vs. Vikings; :00]

The Vikings were ready to defend home turf. In the first, Ryan Frazier buries the rock with a three pointer from the right for the Vikings first points.
[SUPER=33-Northside/68/Jefferson Forest/37;]Jefferson Forest Drake Robinson drives to the iron and scores here to e

xtend Forest lead.
Chance Smith shows his long range plan, Northside wins 68-37.
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[S-Franklin]


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[SUPER=04-Lord Botetourt vs. Franklin Co.; :00]

Franklin County was in action against Botetourt. The Eagles Riley Brubaker collects the loose ball and takes it the distance, beating everyone down court for the lay in.
[SUPER=33-Franklin Co./60/Lord Botetourt/49;]The Cavaliers Bradley Streithof drives in the paint and shows some nic

e touch in traffic with the left hand. Mario Maddux makes the statement at the buzzer with the slam, Eagles win 60-49.
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[S-Mart]


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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Bulldogs vs. Highlanders; :00]

In Game 2, Glenvar tried to slow Martinsville. Quan Beamer scored 21 points got three of those right here. Beamer gives to Marquise Brandon who goes down the lane for the finger roll.
Donzell Williams scored 16 for Glenvar. He misses here, but Ben Chester cleans up the mess with the putback.
[SUPER=33-Martinsville/75/Glenvar/54/;]

It wasn't nearly enough though as Martinsville won 75 to 54.
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[S-Byrd]


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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Terriers vs. Bruins; :00]

The first game was Blacksburg and William Byrd. Navy bound star John Bailey take the pass from Jared Jaudon and hits the j from the right side.
[SUPER=33-Blacksburg/70/William Byrd/53;]

Byrd's Matt Bird dishes the rock to James Childress who finds the range on the quick turn around. But Blacksburg wins 70-53.
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[S-Pulaski]


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[VO-NAT wipe to #eng!!!!!]
[SUPER=04-Pulaski Co. vs. Glenvar; :00]

In first night game, Glenvar battled Pulaski County. Chelsee Hamilton zeros in from three point land and rips rope to put Pulaski up by 16.
[SUPER=33-Pulaski Co./53/Glenvar/24;]Glenvar's Megan Weeks dishes to Laura McDonald. She scores the deuce with this

move.
Pulaski's Torian Reed will then drive hard to the hoop and pull up for the bucket and the Cougars advance with the 53-24 victory.
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[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

[S-Heritage]


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[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=SP-183 1:42:16]
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[ENG#=2]

[WIPE WIPE WIPE]

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[VO-NAT wipe to #eng!!!!!!!!]
[SUPER=03-Vinton/Spartans vs. Pioneers; :00]

In the opener, Heritage Coach Mike Cheek would find himself in a hole.
Salem's Katie Schwizer buries a jumper from the corner pocket to help the Spartans to an 18 point lead.
[SUPER=33-Heritage/44/Salem/55/;]


Heritage tried to hang tough. Brooke Justice bombs away for 3 at the halftime horn. But Salem went on to win it 55-44. Botetourt beat Martinsville 63-44 in the second game.
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[S-Tigers]


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[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-184 14731TC]
[GRAPHIC=SUGAR BOWL]
[ENG#=3]


The Hokies are already in New Orleans and Mike Stevens says their Sugar Bowl opponent is reminiscent of a former foe.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=BITE]
[SUPER=03-Landover, MD/August 28; :00]
[SUPER=@mike2; :08]
[SUPER=01-Vincent Fuller/VT Senior Safety; :24]
[SUPER=01-Jim Davis/VT Senior Defensive Tackle; :38]
[SUPER=01-Bud Foster/VT Defensive Coordinator; :53]
[SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Third Trip to the Sugar Bowl; 1:07]
[RUNS=1:29]
[OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."]

(( 17 weeks have now passed since the Hokies trotted onto Fed Ex Field for the BCA Classic matchup against Southern Cal. No one knew it at the time, but the Hokies will no open this season against and unbeaten and end it against another. And the records the Tigers and Trojans possess aren't their only similarities. ((BITES)) The Tigers have now won 14 straight games - the program's longest winning streak since 1993. Mike Stevens News 7 Sports.))
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[TOSS TO BREAK]

[Laughter]


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[NEWSCAST=11 p.m.]
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[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=1]


The key to peace in the Middle East may be as simple as a good joke.
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[SOT :04 - :08]

((LAUGHTER))
[SUPER=03-Jerusalem;]
[RUNS=:04]
[OUTQ=NAT LAUGHTER]
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[VO-NAT :17]

Doctor Madan Kataria believes laughter is a form of conflict resolution that can help bring Israelis and Palestinians together. Through "The Laughter Club International" he's teaching communities around the world about the power of the universal expression of happiness.
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[SOT :13 - :21]
[IN Q=People are depressed and sad.]

((DR. MADAN KATARIA/FOUNDER, THE LAUGHTER CLUB INTERNATIONAL: PEOPLE ARE DEPRESSED AND SAD. LAUGHTER IS ONE OF THE BEST ANTIDOTES FOR DEPRESSION AS WELL AS STRESS.))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Madan Kataria/The Laughter Club International Founder;]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=depression as well as stress.]
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[VO-NAT :07]

Dr. Kataria formed the club in Jerusalem where he says depression and stress are major obstacles to peace.
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