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Coming up on News 7-
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Public safety's on the minds of Roanoke County residents and they're not talking about the jail. Plus, a downtown Roanoke hotspot closes up shop... for a while, at least. And, one military wife did more than put her soldier husband on a pedestal. She stuck him on a billboard.
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News 7 is next.
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The public gets its first detailed look at the new public safety building in Roanoke County.
Some like the idea, others fear for their safety.
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[SOT 21:56:38]
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((GEORGIA FRANCES MARSHALL/ROANOKE CO. RESIDENT: THEY SAY THERE WILL NO INCARCERATION HERE BUT PEOPLE WILL BE BROUGHT DOWN FOR POLYGRAPHS AND IT WILL BE PEOPLE ARRESTED, AND THAT'S MY FEAR.))
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[Public-Safety]


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We've heard a lot lately about the need for a new jail in Roanoke County but you've heard little about the need for a new public safety building.
Tonight, the county held a community meeting to change all that. [RESCUE GRAPHIC IN MONITOR***]
[DOUBLE BOXES=Shannon & Justin/BAM;]


Justin McLeod was there. So Justin is this project as controversial as the jail?
Shannon, not really but there are plenty of concerns.
[LIVE= Justin /FULL BAM]
[SUPER=@justin1]


The county says the current facility is outdated and overcrowded and something must be done now to rescue it.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Donna Furrow/Assistant Roanoke Co. Police Chief; :31]
[SUPER=01-Dan O'Donnell/Assistant Roanoke Co. Administrator; :51 (QUICK)]
[SUPER=01-Patti Askew/Roanoke Co. Resident; 1:08]
[SUPER=01-Georgia Frances Marshall/Roanoke Co. Resident; 1:26]
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((((NAT SOUND OF DISPATCH CENTER))
If you were ever to visit Roanoke County's Public Safety building here on Peters Creek Road you'd see it's a very crowded place.
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((DONNA FURROW/ASSISTANT POLICE CHIEF: TOO CROWDED FOR WHAT WE HAVE.)) [Runs02]
[OUT Q=WHAT WE HAVE]


What they have are six police officers working in an office made for one.
Down the hall in the 9-1-1 dispatch center, space is so limited it brings a whole new meaning to a corner office.
There's also very little storage space (shot of boxes on desk) and since the building is more than sixty years old, it's technology is completely outdated.
[SOT 11:23]
[IN Q=Now we have]

((DONNA FURROW/ASSISTANT POLICE CHIEF: NOW WE HAVE 35 DISPATCHERS AND EVERYTHING IS COMPUTERATED. IT MEANS ROOM FOR MONITORS AND ELECTRICAL CAPABILITIES THAT THIS IS BUILDING IS MAXED OUT IN.)) [Runs09]
[OUT Q=IS MAXED OUT IN]


So the county plans to build a new 28 million dollar public safety facility.
It will be located on Cove Road in front of the current school board offices.
[SOT 22:00:43]
[IN Q=Our existing]

((DAN O'DONNELL/ASSISTANT COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR: OUR EXISTING PUBLIC SAFETY BUILDING IS 40-THOUSAND SQUARE FEET SO WE ARE ALMOST DOUBLING THE SIZE.)) [Runs04]
[OUT Q=doubling the size]


Many nearby residents want to know how that will affect their neighborhood.
So the county held a community meeting Monday night to address their concerns.
First up? Traffic.
[SOT 21:57:02]
[IN Q=Speed is definitely]

((PATTI ASKEW/ROANOKE CO. RESIDENT: SPEED IS DEFINITELY A PROBLEM ON THE ROAD BUT I THINK INCREASED TRAFFIC IS JUST GOING TO CAUSE INCREASED ACCIDENTS.)) [Runs07]
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Some also have concerns about safety but the county stresses no suspects will be held at this facility.
At least one resident believes safety in the area will improve.
[SOT 21:58:47]
[IN Q=I have a little]

((GEORGIA FRANCES MARSHALL/ROANOKE CO. RESIDENT: I HAVE A LITTLE A DOG THAT I TAKE OUT A NIGHT AND I HAVE TO GO OUT AND I THINK I AM GOING TO FEEL SAFER GOING OUT AT NIGHT.)) [Runs05]
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She'll have to wait awhile for that sense of security.
Construction is set to begin in June and should take two years to complete.
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As for the current facility that will go back to the school system and Shannon, the word is may it become a school again.


[Virginia21]


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Virginia college students say they're suffering from sticker shock at campus bookstores.
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Virginia 21, an advocacy group for young people, today launched its Textbook Fairness Campaign. The group wants to require colleges to post book lists online before classes start. That way students have time to buy their books online, for cheaper prices, and aren't forced to shop their campus bookstore.
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((SUMEET BAGAI/VIRGINIA TECH STUDENT BODY PRESIDENT: THIS INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY TEXTBOOK. 85 DOLLARS AT THE CAMPUS BOOKSTORE. $47.50 ONLINE.))
[SUPER=01-Sumeet Bagai/Virginia Tech Student Body President;]
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[OUT Q=campus bookstore. 47.50 online]
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Delegate Glenn Oder will introduce a bill later this week that would require schools to post book lists. It would also prohibit publishers from offering incentives to professors who assign more expensive books.
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[WIPE TO WEB FS] Virginia21 is collecting online signatures for Textbook Fairness. We've added a link to our homepage at WDBJ7.com. Click on websites in the news.
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[Henry-Schools]


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One local school district is getting high grades in high tech.
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Henry County's Director of Technology just won a state award for the district's cutting edge technology.
Janet Copenhaver say the district was the first in the region- and one of the first in the state to go wireless in 1998,
Now all 8th through 12th graders use wireless laptops.
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((CRYSTAL HANKINS/8TH GRADE STUDENT: YOU CAN GO TO THE INTERNET AND LOOK UP THE PERSON IT TELLS YOU ALL THE INFORMATION AND FACTS ABOUT THE PERSON YOU'RE LOOKING UP.)) [BUTT TO 03:32:01] ((LIKE ONE REPORT WE HAD TO ID EDGAR ALLEN POE.))
[SUPER=01-Crystal Hankins/8th Grade Student; :00]
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Henry County's effort is meant to attract high tech industry to the region and to prepare students for the future.


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((JANET LEWIS/ENGLISH TEACHER: THE MEDIA IS SO PREVELANT IN EVERYTHING AND IF THEY DON'T KNOW WHAT A SEARCH ENGINE IS THEY DON'T KNOW WHAT THE INTERNET IS PEOPLE WILL LOOK AT THEM AND SAY WHAT'S WRONG WITH YOU WHY DON'T YOU KNOW THIS.))
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[OUT Q=don't you know this.]
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[Vo-Nat]
Students can also take college level classes online while in school.
The district is also using cutting edge technology that does away with a keyboard- We'll tell you about that tomorrow on News 7.
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[Abortion]


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Following the *March for Life* rally at Washington's M-C-I Center today, thousands of anti-abortion activists gathered near the White House.
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Saturday marked the thirty-second anniversary of Roe v. Wade- the landmark Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion. President Bush could be heard over the loud speakers as he phoned in his support for the crowd's cause.
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[IN Q=The true culture]

((THE TRUE CULTURE OF LIFE CANNOT BE SUSTAINED SOLELY BY CHANGING LAWS. WE NEED, MOST OF ALL, TO CHANGE HEARTS (APPLAUSE). AND THAT IS WHAT WE'RE DOING.))
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[OUT Q=what we're doing.]
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[SUPER=03-Albany, NY;]

Meanwhile, senator Hillary Clinton gave the keynote speech today at a Family Planning conference in New York. Clinton says the Bush administration is shortchanging family planning efforts and actually causing abortion rates to increase.
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[IN Q=In the last]

((SEN. HILLARY CLINTON/(D) NEW YORK; IN THE LAST FEW YEARS, WHILE WE ARE ENGAGED IN AN IDEOLOGICAL DEBATE, INSTEAD OF ONE THAT USES FACTS AND EVIDENCE AND COMMON SENSE, THE RATE OF ABORTION IS ON THE RISE IN SOME STATES.))
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The issue has added political urgency this year, as many speculate there will soon be a vacancy on the high court. Conservatives hope President Bush will appoint someone who opposes abortion rights.

[Gay-Marriage]


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Supporters of a federal ban on gay marriage say they'll press again for a constitutional amendment. Senator Wayne Allard told reporters today that he's re-introducing the Federal Marriage Amendment. The legislation defines marriage as being a union between a man and a woman.
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The Colorado republican says he doesn't know if there will be enough votes but that he's certain the subject is on people's minds.
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((SEN. WAYNE ALLARD/(R) COLORADO: I KNOW THAT THE DEMOCRATS AREA RE-EVALUATING THEIR POSITION ON MANY OF THE SOCIAL ISSUES. AND MY BET IS THAT THIS IS PROBABLY ONE OF THE ISSUES THEY'RE GOING TO BE LOOKING AT.))
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President Bush pushed hard for an amendment from both houses of Congress last year, but then told ``The Washington Post'' he wouldn't lobby the Senate, saying there aren't enough supporters. It takes a two-thirds vote of Congress to send a constitutional amendment to the states for ratification.

[Radford-Fire]


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Fire destroyed a Pulaski County landmark and popular business.
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The United Muffler Auto Care Center off Pepper's Ferry Road in Fairlawn caught fire around 10:00 this morning. The Automotive staff noticed smoke coming out of the attic area. After trying to put the flames out, they all got out safely. The building the Fairlawn Fire department called home for 40 years is a total loss. Investigators spent most of the day searching for the fire's cause.
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[MS-Murder]


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An airman from Forest- -stationed at an Air Force Base in Mississippi- -got into a fatal gun fight over the weekend. Thirty-year old Richard Andrew Williams was shot and killed, his wife wounded. The two were newly weds.
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[SUPER=03-Gulfport, MS]

It happened Saturday night outside a home in Gulfport. An old boyfriend of Erin Tomkins' apparently got into a dispute with the couple and shots were exchanged. Williams died. Tomkins was critically injured. Co-workers of hers at a local sports bar say the couple got married just last Tuesday.
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[IN Q=I'm just sad]

((CHRISTINA DAVIS/ERIN TOMKINS' CO-WORKER; I'M JUST SAD TO KNOW HER JUST GETTING MARRIED AND EVERYTHING THAT HAPPENED. IT'S GOT TO BE REAL HARD FOR HER, BUT WE'LL DEFINITELY HELP HER THROUGH IT.))
[SUPER=01-Christina Davis/Erin Tomkins' Co-Worker]
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[OUT Q=her through it.]
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Justin Drew Brown came away with a bullet in his leg, charged with murder and aggravated assault.
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[SS=HOLD]

Williams was stationed at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi. He returned from Iraq several months ago.

[Paradox]


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A popular nightspot in downtown Roanoke is closing, but not for good.
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The Paradox restaurant and lounge located on the market has shut down for major renovations.
The work includes expanding the dance area and adding a sports bar, and space for more outdoor dining.
The owners had hoped to stay open during the work but decided against it.
Paradox should re-open in four to seven months.
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One of the most-wanted terrorists in Iraq is in allied custody.
What that means for the insurgency when News Seven returns.
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Plus a bigger than life welcome home for a soldier on his way back from the Middle East.
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[Sports-Preview]


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(( Hey, folks Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office as the Tech women drop their second home conference game of the season - this one in double overtime. VMI and Liberty hook up in the Big South tonight. While - a Radford guard earns player of the week honors in the conference. And we'll check in with another third generation Wood Brother tonight on the Big 7.))
[Iraq]

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He's not the most-wanted terrorist in Iraq -- but that country's leaders say a man captured recently is a key deputy to Abu Musab al-Zarqawi (AH'-boo MOO'-sahb ahl-zahr-KOW'-ee). Meantime, the Iraqi people are counting down the days, just six to go, before elections. Teri Okita reports.
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[SUPER=01-Adnan Pachachi/Sunni Elder Statesman; :57]
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((IN FALLUJAH, U.S. MARINES WENT HOUSE TO HOUSE IN SEARCH OF THE MAN WHO DECLARED A FIERCE WAR AGAINST ANYONE TAKING PART IN NEXT WEEKENDS ELECTIONS. TROOPS CONDUCTED SEVERAL RAIDS AFTER RECEIVING A TIP THAT ABU MUSAB AL-ZARQAWI MAY HAVE ENTERED THE CITY. THE MILITANT LEADERS NETWORK CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY FOR MONDAYS SUICIDE BOMBING OUTSIDE THE PRIME MINISTERS PARTY HEADQUARTERS IN CENTRAL BAGHDAD. HOURS AFTER THE BLAST, IRAQI OFFICIALS ANNOUNCED THE CAPTURE OF ZARQAWI'S SENIOR AIDE, WHO THEY SAY IS BEHIND MORE THAN 30 CAR BOMB ATTACKS.
(SOT: SOT GEN. ERV LESSEL, U.S. MILITARY SPOKESMAN)

We know that for a long time they have been planning on escalating the violence leading up to election day. Certainly his capturing will have some effect on the car bombs they produce and generate during this time period.
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AS U.S. AND IRAQI FORCES TRY TO CRACK DOWN ON THE VIOLENCE BY INSURGENTS, THERES ALSO AN ALL-OUT PUSH TO ATTRACT VOTERS TO THE POLLS.
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IN BAGHDAD, THE ELECTION POSTERS ARE UP. THERE ARE EVEN SLICK ADS ENCOURAGING IRAQIS TO VOTE. BUT LOCAL OFFICIALS ADMIT THE ROAD TO DEMOCRACY WONT BE EASY.
(SOT: ADNAN PACHACHI/SUNNI ELDER STATESMAN)

Democracy is something that you learn by practice, and we are starting to practice this. LEADERS OF IRAQ'S SHIITE MUSLIM MAJORITY ARE EXPECTED TO WIN SUNDAYS NATIONAL ELECTIONS. THAT -- ALONG WITH THE U.S. PRESENCE-- HAS DISCOURAGED SOME IN THE SUNNI MINORITY FROM PARTICIPATING.
(NAT: FALLUJAH RESIDENT)

THIS MAN SAYS THE PEOPLE OF FALLUJAH WILL NOT BE VOTING IN THE ELECTION. WE WILL TAKE REVENGE. AS THE NEW GOVERNMENT TAKES SHAPE, THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION IS EXPECTED TO ANNOUNCE ITS SEEKING ABOUT 80-BILLION DOLLARS IN ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR MILITARY OPERATIONS. TERI OKITA, CBS NEWS, BAGHDAD.))

[Soldier-Billboard]


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The wife of a soldier serving in the Middle East expects her husband home within two weeks-
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and is giving him a large and public welcome home. Debbie Connor plastered her husband Scott's face on a billboard with a loving message. Connor says she hopes her message will remind the thousands of people that drive by of the soldiers overseas.
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[IN Q=Even if they]

((DEBBIE CONNOR/SOLDIER'S WIFE; EVEN IF THEY GLANCE UP AND SEE HIM FOR ONE SECOND THAT'S ONE SECOND EVERYDAY THAT SOMEONE'S GOING TO THINK ABOUT A SOLDIER.))
[SUPER=01-Debbie Connor/Soldier's Wife;]
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[OUT Q=about a soldier.]
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She says not only will the billboard surprise him when he comes home, but that she gets to see him every day as she drives to and from work.
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Have we finally broken out of the freezing weather?
Robin Reed has the forecast when News Seven returns.
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[VO-NAT]


And two hotel housekeepers find buried treasure beneath a mattress. What they did with the 30-thousand bucks is still ahead.
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[Commercial]

[Water-Authority]


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The Western Virginia Water Authority is trading four offices for one... a move that officials say, will improve customer service.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke]

The water authority plans to purchase the Coulter Building at the corner of Franklin Road and Jefferson Street. The deal will centralize operations and bring 60 employees under one roof. And officials say it will help them deal with recent problems.
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[IN Q=The phone system]

((THE PHONE SYSTEM IS PROBABLY OUR BIGGEST CHALLENGE. HAVING TWO BILLING OPERATIONS AND TRYING TO SHUTTLE CALLS BETWEEN THOSE TWO LOCATIONS HAS BEEN A CHALLENGE FOR US, AGAIN BY MOVING INTO THIS BUILDING, WE'LL HAVE ALL OF OUR BILLING STAFF IN ONE LOCATION, ON ONE PHONE SYSTEM.))
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A former bank lobby on the first floor will serve as a customer service area. The water authority is negotiating for customer parking in a nearby lot. Officials hope to make the move by mid-Spring.
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[S-Extra]


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The Tech women have to work overtime tonight at the Cassell. The Glenvar girls get a much needed win. And we'll check in with another member of the Woods Brothers racing family - Keven Wood. But first your Extra Point -
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington/Last Week; :00]

Radford University guard Whit Holcomb-Faye is the Big South Player of the Week. He averaged 20 points a game last week as he led Radford to a pair of Conference wins over VMI and High Point. During those games he shot 50 percent from three point range and 93 percent from the free throw line. Teammate Josh Fox is the league's freshman of the week. Highlights from tonight's VMI-Liberty game are coming up.
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[OUTCUE=last score."]
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[S-Tech]


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The Virginia Tech women had to work overtime tonight and they didn't even get paid for it. The Hokies lost to Florida State on their home floor this evening in double overtime 81 to 78.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Sunshine; :00]

When they go back and look at the game film they can question a lot of things, but not the play of Kerri Gardin. The junior from Morganton, North Carolina posted career highs in three categories with 22 points, 16 rebounds and 4 blocked shots. She did more than enough to get the Hokies in position to win. But the Seminoles' Roneeka Hodges put on a show of her own. The senior transfer from LSU scored a game high 24 points and was clutch when it counted with her offense and defense.
[super=33-Florida State/81/Virginia Tech/78/Double Overtime;]

The Hokie loses it 81-to-78 in double overtime and fall to 2-and-3 in the league and 12-and-5 overall. The Tech women are at UVa on Friday night.
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[S-Liberty]


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The Liberty women continued their hot play tonight posting the program's 50th straight conference win in a 73-to-48 win over Birmingham Southern. Freshman Allyson Fasnacht had 12 points and 8 assist tonight.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Big South Network; :00]

The Liberty men also rang the victory bell for coach Randy Dunton tonight at the Vines Center. VMI was in town looking to snap a seven game losing streak. Matt Coward and others gave their best effort, but VMI falls to 5-and-10 overall and 0-and-5 in the Big South. LU would light up the Keydets from the outside
[SUPER=33-V.M.I./71/Liberty/91;]

and then free up the post with penetration. Brian Woodson, David Dees and Leo Lightborne key the 91 to 71 win over VMI.
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[S-Glenvar]


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Only a handful of high school games were played tonight. One of those was in Glenvar where the Lady Highlanders hosted Eastern Montgomery.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Mustangs vs. Highlanders; :00]

The home team has had a very un-Glenvar like year with a young team and only one win coming into tonight. The Highlanders Morgan Lazenby will inbounds to Megan Weeks who gets it right back to Lazenby for the three ball and an early Glenvar lead. The Mustangs Sarah Childress would then get it to Kara Brown, who takes one dribble and goes in for the score for East Mont. Virginia Ann Hagood would then get into the act as she takes the Childress pass and hits the layin and
[SUPER=33-Eastern Montgomery/42/Glenvar/44;]

draws the foul. But Glenvar would hang on for the win. Marissa Young scores and the Highlanders win it 44-to-42.
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[S-Wood]


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More than 200 media members are in the Charlotte area this week for the annual NASCAR Media Tour at the Lowe's Motor Speedway. It's a time to check in with the veterans and the newcomers.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=first audio]
[SUPER=03-Mooresville, NC/Last January; :00]
[SUPER=01-Keven Wood/2003 National Legends Champion; :35]
[SUPER=01-Len Wood/Wood Brothers Owner - Keven's Dad; :44]
[SUPER=03-Radford; 1:55]
[SUPER=01-Jon Wood/Busch Series Driver & Keven's Cousin; 2:05]
[RUNS=2:25]
[OUT Q=...KEEP THE TRADITION GOING."]

(( The legendary Wood Brothers made headlines last January when they moved their shop from their home base in Stuart to Mooresville, North Carolina. This year Jon Wood is making the jump from the truck series to Busch Grand National, and another Wood also is starting to make a name for himself. Keven Wood, the 20 year old son of Len Wood is set to make his move to the late model stock ranks after winning a national title in the Legends cars and winning more than half the races he entered the last two years. ((KEVEN WOOD:)) ((LEN WOOD:)) Quick is the word when it comes to Keven these days. At 20, he's almost considered old at this stage of his career in what has become a skewed fast track to track. ((KEVEN WOOD:)) Like many young men, Keven got into racing out of necessity - as a way to channel his energy so to speak. ((LEN WOOD:)) This year he's hoping to wake up the Motor Mile Speedway and several other tracks on the Late Model circuit - the same way his cousin Jon did just a few years ago.)) ((JON WOOD:))

[S-McNabb]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-182 20334TC]
[GRAPHIC=SUPER BOWL]
[ENG#=1]


It's been 24 years since the Eagles have been able to play in the Super Bowl. But they've arrived this season largely due to their ability to keep it all in perspective.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=I THINK...]
[SUPER=01-Donovan McNabb/Eagles Quarterback ; :00]
[RUNS=:17]
[OUT Q=...MADE THINGS HAPPEN."]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA/Fox-Yesterday;]

Unfortunately, McNabb will not have the man who caught two TD passes yesterday. Chad Lewis has to have ankle surgery tomorrow and he will miss the Super Bowl. The Eagles are early 7 point underdogs for the February 6th game.
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[TOSS TO BREAK]

[30K]


[ANCHOR=Shan]
[NEWSCAST=11 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=1]


Two hotel housekeepers are telling the story about the cash that got away.
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[VO-NAT :11]
[SUPER=03-Osceola, IA;]

The two were cleaning a room at the Lakeside Casino Hotel in Osceloa, (o-see-o-la) Iowa this weekend when they found 30-thousand dollars tucked between the mattress and box spring.
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[SOT :52 - 1:02]
[IN Q=I said, you know we could take this and run..]

((PEGGY KIEFER/HOUSEKEEPER, LAKESIDE CASINO HOTEL: I SAID, YOU KNOW WE COULD TAKE THIS AND RUN. BUT I ALWAYS TAUGHT MY KIDS NOT TO STEAL AND THIS WOULD HAVE BEEN THE SAME THING AS STEALING SO, NOPE.))
[SUPER=01-Peggy Kiefer/Lakeside Casino Hotel Housekeeper;]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=that would have been the same thing as stealing so, nope.]
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[VO-NAT :07]

They turned the money over to the hotel manager who held it until he was contacted by the former guest.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon on 3-Shot]

The man from Northern Iowa had apparently put the money under the mattress for safe keeping and then forgotten it.