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[ANCHOR=Shannon]

[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=SYO]
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Coming up on News 7- Get ready for a snowy weekend. Robin will tell us when you'll to look for flakes.
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[VO-NAT]

Plus, snow isn't the only thing VDOT's concerned about blocking roadways. We'll show you how roadkill is helping the state track the deer population. And library patrons judged this book by its cover and got it taken off the shelves.
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[ANCHOR=Shannon]

News 7 is next.
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[SUPER=@Shannon1;]
[SUPER=@Robin1;]
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[Video-Open]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=VidOpen]
[GRAPHIC=News 7 at 11]
[ENG#=2]
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[VO-NAT]

Another weekend storm continues to build in the south. Get ready for the snow to begin around noon Saturday. Some places could easily get more than half a foot by Sunday morning.
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[Toss-2-Robin]
[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[GRAPHIC=Winter Weather]

There doesn't seem to be any avoiding this one.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Shannon & Robin/Wx Center]

Let's go right away to Robin Reed in our Skytracker 7 Forecast Center.



[WX1] [11:00pm]

[MCU] Standing Position #2


[WXPRO/FULL]WEATHER MAP
[Straight toss back to anchor]

[Cars-Deer]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=11 PM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=05-02 06:42]
[GRAPHIC=None]


V-Dot will be busy clearing more than just snow.
Nowadays, crews have an equally pressing responsiblity, one that may surprise you.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Shannon & Justin/Microwave;]
[GRAPHIC=Road Kill in BAM]


Justin McLeod is here now to tell us all about it. So Justin what is it?
Shannon, simply put it's roadkill.
[LIVE=Justin Full/Microwave]
[SUPER=@justin1]


Whenever you ask wildlife officials how many deer there are in Virginia, they say it's impossible to tell.
But now, we're getting an idea not from live deer, but the dead ones.
[ENG#=3]
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[SUPER=03-Bedford Co.; :00]
[SUPER=01-Sandy Riggs/Bedford Co. Resident; :07 (QUICK)]
[SUPER=01-Michele Koch/Bedford Co. Resident; :18 (QUICK)]
[SUPER=01-Jason Bond/V-Dot Spokesperson; :34]
[RUNS=1:21]
[OUT Q=AS PART OF STATE MAINTENANCE]

(( ((NAT SOUND OF CARS DRIVING BY))
When you're out driving you're bound to see them, it seems deer are everywhere. (SHOTS OF DEER)
[SOT 18:38:29]
[IN Q=I'd say on an]

((SANDY RIGGS/BEDFORD CO. RESIDENT: I'D SAY ON AN AVERAGE I PROBABLY SEEM THEM MAYBE THREE OR FOUR TIMES A WEEK.))
[Runs= 04]
[OUT Q=FOUR TIMES A WEEK]


Even worse is hitting a deer or crashing trying to avoid one.
[SOT 18:38:13; 18:40:24]
[IN Q=I was ok]

((SANDY RIGGS/BEDFORD CO. RESIDENT: I WAS OK BUT IT WAS LIKE HITTING A BRICK WALL.)) ((MICHELE KOCH/BEDFORD CO. RESIDENT: I HAD ONE JUMP OVER THE HOOD OF MY CAR WHICH SHAKES YOU UP A LITTLE TOO.))
[Runs= 06]
[OUT Q=LITTLE TOO]


It's obvious deer are a problem but you may not realize how big.
It's V-Dot's job to remove deer from state roadways and crews have been busy.
[SOT 2:43]
[IN Q=In some of our]

((JASON BOND/V-DOT SPOKESPERSON: IN SOME OF OUR COUNTIES THERE'S TWO OR THREE A DAY SO OUR MAINTENANCE CREWS DEFINITELY STAY BUSY WITH DEAD ANIMAL PICKUP.))
[Runs= 07]
[OUT Q=ANIMAL PICKUP]


That adds up overtime.
Last year, crews collected and disposed of more than 8-thousand deer in our region. [GRAPHIC 1]
Broken down by county, you see Bedford and Montgomery had the most in our region with more than a thousand.
Patrick, Henry, and Pulaski had just under a thousand. [GRAPHIC 2]
Other counties had fewer with Roanoke having one of the least.
But whatever the number, here's a fact that can't be disputed, deer are dangerous and costly.
Take Bedford County.
[SOT 4:47]
[IN Q=In that county]

((JASON BOND/V-DOT SPOKESPERSON: IN THAT COUNTY ALONE V-DOT SPENT MORE THAN SIXTY THOUSAND DOLLAR IN DEAD ANIMAL PICKUP FOR THAT ONE YEAR, THAT'S A LOT OF MONEY AND IT'S DEINITELY A CONCERN FOR V-DOT AS WE CONTINUE TO PROVIDE THAT SERVICE AS PART OF STATE MAINTENANCE.))
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[OUT Q=AS PART OF STATE MAINTENANCE]))
[LIVE=Justin Full/BAM]


On average, it costs the state more than fifty dollars per animal to pick up and dispose of deer.
You can call V-Dot to have a deer removed but remember it has to be on a state highway.
[DOUBLE BOXES=Shannon & Justin/Microwave;]


Shannon, here is an interesting tidbit for you. Deer have been known to eat roadways because of salt they contain.



[Cell


phones]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=jwi]
[TAPE#=04-5- 1:29:10]
[GRAPHIC=VA Legislature]
[ENG#=4]


Some Virginia lawmakers are taking aim, not a deer, but teens who talk on their cellphone while driving.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond;]

The Senate today passed a bill that would make it illegal for teens under 18 to talk on their cell phones when behind the wheel. Lawmakers say it's unclear how many accidents are caused by cell phone use, but say distraction remains the principle cause of teen fatalities on Virginia roads.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:03:32]
[IN Q=I can't imagine what it costs]

((SEN. JAY O'BRIEN/(R) CLIFTON: I CAN'T IMAGINE WHAT IT COSTS A PARENT TO LOOSE A CHILD. THAT'S THE CONSEQUENCE OF A TEEN FATALITY. IT BREAKS HUNDREDS OF HEARTS WHEN A TEEN DIES.))
[SUPER=01-Sen. Jay O'Brien/(R) Clifton;]
[RUNS=14]
[OUT Q=when a teen dies]
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[VO-NAT]

Teenagers would be allowed to use their phones in case of emergency. The bill now goes before the House. If it passes, Virginia will become the first state to ban cell phone use among teenagers.
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[Other-XGR]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=VA-Legislature]

In other news from Richmond, Virginia will remain the only state in which sitting governors are not allowed to seek re-election. For the 13th straight year, legislation to allow consecutive terms died in the General Assembly today.



[Marine-Death]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=ssm]
[TAPE#=04-52 54:22]
[GRAPHIC=Charlie Company]
[ENG#=1]


A moment of silence was held in Lynchburg today for four Marines killed during an ambush in Iraq Wednesday.
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[SOT 13:12:19]
[IN Q=Lance Corporal]

((LANCE CORPORAL KARL LINN, AGE 20. CORPORAL CHRISTOPHER WEAVER, AGE 24.))
[RUNS=11]
[OUT Q=age 24.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg;]


The names of the four, including three soldiers with local ties, were read during a weekly rally in support of the troops at Monument Terrace.
Residents have been gathering there since the first U-S troops went into Afghanistan in October of 2001.
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[Iraq]


[ANCHOR=shan]
[NEWSCAST=11 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=Iraq Elections]
[ENG#=2]


In Iraq, the general commanding U-S forces predicts millions of Iraqis will vote this weekend in the face of likely bloodshed. Insurgents have vowed to attack. Teri Okita reports from Baghdad.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT]
[IN Q=With Iraq's crucial elections...]
[SUPER=01-Teri Okita/CBS News; :41]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Ameer Al-Mukhtar/Iraqi Physician; 1:11]
[RUNS=1:35]
[OUT Q=STD]


((WITH IRAQ'S CRUCIAL ELECTIONS FAST APPROACHING, BAGHDAD'S STREETS WERE EMPTY ...

(nat - gunfire)


BUT THE SOUNDS OF GUNFIRE (nat - pop) AND HELICOPTERS BLARED THROUGHOUT THE NIGHT.
U.S. FORCES BEEFED-UP SECURITY AT ROADBLOCKS -- AND PATROLLED THE SKIES. ONE OF THE ARMY SURVEILLANCE HELICOPTERS WENT DOWN IN SOUTHWEST BAGHDAD. THE CRASH IS STILL UNDER INVESTIGATION.
BUT DESPITE CURFEWS AND MILITARY EFFORTS TO KEEP SUNDAY'S ELECTIONS SAFE, INSURGENTS CONTINUE TO WAGE THEIR DEADLY CAMPAIGN.

(nat - car bomb explosion)


MORE IRAQIS AND AMERICAN TROOPS WERE KILLED FRIDAY IN CAR BOMBINGS AND AMBUSHES. MILITANTS ALSO TARGETED SEVERAL DESIGNATED POLLING SITES.

(STANDUP BRIDGE)

THE GROUP LED BY TERROR MASTERMIND, ABU MUSAB AL-ZARQAWI, ONCE AGAIN WARNED IRAQIS THEY COULD GET HURT IF THEY GO TO THE POLLS. MEANTIME, IRAQI OFFICIALS SAY THEY'VE MADE A DENT IN AL-ZARQAWI'S INNER CIRCLE.

(nat)


AUTHORITIES ANNOUNCED THE ARRESTS OF THREE TOP ASSOCIATES OF AL-ZARQAWI, INCLUDING HIS BAGHDAD CHIEF OF OPERATIONS AND HIS MILITARY ADVISER. OFFICIALS ALSO CLAIMED TO BE CLOSE TO NABBING AL-ZARQAWI HIMSELF.
STILL, COMMUNITIES ARE ANTICIPATING VIOLENCE. HOSPITALS ARE STOCKING UP ON EMERGENCY SUPPLIES.

(SOT: DR. AMEER AL-MUKHTAR/IRAQI PHYSICIAN )

"Should there be a crazy attack on civilians or otherwise, we are doctors and nurses, we treat any casualty and be prepared for it."
BUT INSURGENT ACTIVITY IS NOT THE ONLY REASON KEEPING SOME VOTERS AWAY. SOME SUNNI ARABS -- WHO ARE IN THE MINORITY -- ARE BOYCOTTING THE ELECTIONS. THEY FORESEE AN UNFAIR BALANCE OF POWER BY THE COUNTRY'S SHIITE MAJORITY. TERI OKITA, CBS NEWS, BAGHDAD.))




[Tease1]
[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[SS=None]
[ENG#=APRISA]


Some party photos at VMI attract unwelcome notice. That story is just ahead.
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[VO-NAT]


And investigators in the Short Family murders put out a new plea for your help.
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[Sports-Preview]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=MST]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=3]




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[SOT]
[IN Q=]
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=the big 7."]


(( Hey, folks Mike Stevens back in the News 7 sports office as the Virginia women make Tech mighty Blue. The Heritage boys improve to 17-and-0 on the season, while the Colonels keep rolling in the Blue Ridge. The Big Orange opens on an accelerated schedule. And Travis Wells checks in from Hendrick Motorsports in tonight report from the Nascar Media Tour - on the Big 7.))
[BREAK]

[VMI-Photos]


[ANCHOR=Shan]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=04-45 1:43:36]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=1]
(MNI-OPEN)

[MINI-OPEN] Pictures of a Halloween party at Virginia Military Institute turned up on the Internet this week.
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[VO-NAT]

The photographs depict what the Institute concedes are inappropriate costumes: poses mocking homosexuals; male cadets made up and dressed like women; three more cadets dressed like Nazi's.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 14:33]
[IN Q=Obviously, these pictures]

((OBVIOUSLY, THESE PICTURES DO NOT REPRESENT VMI IN THE BEST POSSIBLE LIGHT. THAT'S SOMETHING EACH CADET HAS TO TAKE OWNERSHIP IN... IS THEIR OWNERSHIP IN...IS THERE INTEREST IN IT.))
[SUPER=01-Lt. Col. Stewart MacInnis/VMI Spokesman]
[RUNS=13]
[OUT Q=interest in it.]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Lexington]

The Officer of the Guard Association is already investigating. It will report to a committee of cadets. The superintendent has the final say on whether any disciplinary action will be taken.
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[Short-Reward]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jbu]
[TAPE#=04-47 1:31:56]
[GRAPHIC=Jennifer Shot]
[ENG#=2]


Officials investigating the Short family murders in Henry County are once again asking for your help.
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[VO-NAT]

Michael and Mary Short were found dead inside their home almost two and a half years ago.
[SUPER=03-Rockingham Co., NC/September 2002;]

One month later, the remains of their nine year old daughter, Jennifer Renee Short, were found in neighboring North Carolina. Investigators say the case is still open, and that they're asking for just one thing.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 14:36:35]
[IN Q=Help! Anybody that]

((SHERIFF FRANK CASSELL:HELP. ANYBODY THAT KNOWS ANYTHING LET US KNOW. IF YOU THINK YOU KNOW ANYTHING LET US KNOW. IF YOU HAVE HEARD SOMEBODY RUNNING THEIR MOUTH LET US KNOW MAYBE YOU WILL GET A REWARD.))
[SUPER=01-Frank Cassell/Henry Co. Sheriff; ]
[RUNS=:11]
[OUT Q=will get a reward.]
(+++++++)

[Take Crimestoppers FS] Anyone with information is asked to call the Martinsville-Henry County Crimestoppers at 276 63-CRIME.
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[Hughes]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=6pm]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=None]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Montgomery County authorities are searching for a man they say is armed and dangerous.
(+++++++)

[Take Hughes FS] Investigators are offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of Michael Wayne Hughes. The 31 year old is wanted on charges of armed robbery, burglary and grand larceny.
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[Flag-March]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=04-46 1:40:36]
[GRAPHIC=Tsunami]
[ENG#=3]

Several Hokies from the Tsunami ravaged countries told their stories for the first time today.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg;]

Sasima Thongsamak (Sa-sea-ma Tong-sa-mak) is from Thailand and is a graduate student at Tech. She was home when the Tsunami hit and lost her uncle and 10 other relatives. Sasima says it was hard going back to school, but that she appreciates all the help Americans have been sending her country.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT: 46:13:00 to :22]
[IN Q= It means a lot]
[SUPER=01-Sasima Thongsamak/International Student from Thailand;]

((SASIMA THONGSMAK: IT MEAN ALOT TO US... A LOT.. THE MONEY HERE, MIGHT NOT WORTH THAT MUCH TO YOU, BUT THE POEPLE THERE IT'S WORTH A LOT.))
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q= worth a lot.]
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[VO-NAT]

Sasima told her story after marching in a flag parade across campus. It was the University's way of raising awareness about the situation. Tech has challenged itself to raise 100-thousand dollars for the relief efforts.
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[Sri-Lanka]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=05-04 10:02]
[GRAPHIC=Tsunami]
[ENG#=4]

A Roanoke doctor who travelled to Sri Lanka compares the devastation from December's tsunami to a nuclear blast.
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[VO-NAT]
[Super=04-Sam Samarasinghe Photos]

Sam and Kathy Samarasinghe (SAM-uh-ruh-SING-eh) left Roanoke in mid-January, and they have travelled extensively in the areas that were devastated by the tsunami. In a phone interview, Dr. Samarasinghe said survivors are living in crowded camps, in areas where the damage and sense of loss are overwhelming.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 39:18 ]
[IN Q=The relief is coming in]

((THE RELIEF IS COMING... IS SLOW IN GETING THERE, BUT YOU DON'T KNOW WHERE TO BEGIN IT'S SO BAD.)) [NO SUPER]
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=where to begin, it's so bad.]
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[VO-NAT]

The Samarasinghes (SAM-uh-ruh-SING-ehz) have delivered medical supplies to a camp caring for hundreds of people, and have purchased cooking equipment to help feed tsunami survivors. They have also made connections that will help them continue their efforts after they return home in early February.
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[Car-Store]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=ejo]
[TAPE#=NOne]
[GRAPHIC=None]

Auto parts stores expect people to drive up, but not drive in. So wait till you see what happened last night in Danville, at the Advance Auto Parts store on South Boston Road.


(+++++++)

[Take Car-Store Photo]
Danville Police there say a man parked outside the store, but left the motor running -- with a six year old child inside. Police say the child knocked the car into gear, and in it went. The damage totaled several thousand dollars, but no one was seriously hurt.
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[Tease2]
[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[WRITER=dse]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[SS=None]
[ENG#=APRISA]


A daytime TV legend now has a star to go with the Emmy that seemed to take forever.
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[VO-NAT]

And what do you do with a book written by a porn star? It's a question facing many libraries.
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[Commercial]


[Racy-Book]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sra]
[TAPE#=]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=1]

A porn store's new book raises issues that many libraries may have to face, but in one case, it was taken off the shelves.
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[VO-NAT]


All Houston Public libraries removed the book from public view after someone complained to the mayor.
[SUPER=03-Houston, TX]

The racy, "tell-all"autobiography by Jenna Jameson made some library patrons uncomfortable.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:09]
[IN Q= I would]

((JESSICA RODRIGUEZ/LIBRARY PATRON: I WOULD MUCH RATHER THAT BOOK BE SET ASIDE SO THAT MY THREE-YEAR-OLD CAN'T JUST PULL IT OFF THE STACKS AND TAKE A LOOK AT IT.))
[SUPER=01-Jessica Rodriguez/Library Patron]
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q= look at it]
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[VO-NAT]

Other library patrons are not sure about the decision to remove the book, claiming it may infringe on first amendment rights.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:29]
[IN Q=I think]

((DON KIZZEE/LIBRARY PATRON: I THINK LIBRARY AND INSTITUTIONS ARE AT THEIR BEST WHEN THEY REFLECT SOCIETY. AND IN ORDER TO DO THAT YOU HAVE TO HAVE VIEWS FROM ALL DIFFERENT AREAS))
[SUPER=01-Don Kizzee/Library Patron]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=different areas]
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[VO-NAT]

A city spokesman said Houston plans to review its library policies and the way complaints are handled.
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[Lucci-Star]


[ANCHOR=Shan]
[NEWSCAST=11 p.m.]
[WRITER=syo]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=2]

Soap opera legend Susan Lucci finally has a "star" to go along with her Emmy.
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[VO-NAT :06]
[SUPER=03-Hollywood]

The longtime star of "All My Children", received her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame this morning.
(///// SOT at :06 /////)
[SOT :47 - :52]
[IN Q=It's a sun shiny day...]
[SUPER=01-Susan Lucci/Actor;]

((SUSAN LUCCI/ACTOR: IT'S A SUN SHINY DAY HERE IN HOLLYWOOD, THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THIS HONOR.))
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=for this honor.]
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[VO-NAT :14]

The unveiling was timed to coincide with the 35th anniversary of "All My Children." The show's creator, Agnes Nixon, and Robert Iger, the President of the Walt Disney Company were on hand to help Lucci celebrate.
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[Snow-Sculpting]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sra]
[TAPE#=Net]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=3]

And back in colder climes, your typical snowman won't cut it for this snow sculpting contest.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Rolling Meadows, IL]

Fifteen teams hope to prove they are cut above the competition in an international competition. The teams are working with ten-foot blocks of snow in twenty-degree temperatures. Competitors say their work takes both a strong arm and a delicate hand.
(///// SOT /////)
[SOT 1:07]
[IN Q=I MAKE]

((MIKE BIHLMAIER/COMPETITOR: I MAKE MY OWN TOOLS--EVERYTHING FROM LITTLE SCOOPS TO THIS A SANDING--WHAT WE USE FOR ROUGH SANDING))
[SUPER=01-Mike Bihlmaier/Competitor]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=rough sanding]
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[VO-NAT]

The teams will work into the night. The first prize is fifteen hundred dollars.
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[Weather] [11 PM WEATHER]
[WxBUG/FULL] WEATHER ALMANAC [MUSIC UNDER]
[COMMERCIAL]
[CK/SKYTRACKER]RADAR ANALYSIS
[CK/WXPRO] WEATHER MAPS FORECASTS EXTENDED FORECAST


[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=extra point]
[GRAPHIC=none]
[ENG#=APRISA]

The UVa women take down Tech tonight. Heritage stays perfect in boy's hoops, while Fleming gets big Blue Ridge win. And the Big Orange is on red alert for the snow. But first the scoreboards.
[go to scores]
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[GO TO SCORES]
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[SUPER=x5027;]
[SUPER=0098-/Virginia Tech/67/j/Virginia/70//Women/j/Longwood/54//Texas-Pan American/47//Women/;]
[SUPER=x5009;]
[SUPER=0097-/Hidden Valley/53/j/Salem/59///j/Pulaski Co./78//Christiansburg/49///;]
[SUPER=x5009;]
[SUPER=0097-j/Blacksburg/47//Cave Spring/45///j/Glenvar/50//Coeburn/36///;]
[SUPER=x5009;]
[SUPER=0097-j/Heritage/64//Staunton River/33///j/Magna Vista/63//Dan River/42///;]
[SUPER=x5009;]
[SUPER=0097-/Northside/51/j/William Fleming/65///j/Alleghany/69//William Byrd/58///;]
[SUPER=x5009;]
[SUPER=0097-j/Galax/67//Ft. Chiswell/49///j/G.W.Danville/62//Patrick Henry/50///;]
[SUPER=x5009;]
[SUPER=0097-j/Martinsville/87//Patrick Co./76///j/Robert E. Lee/79//Waynesboro/27///;]
[SUPER=x5009;]
[SUPER=0099-j/Radford/76//Floyd Co./45//Girls/j/Hidden Valley/55//Salem/45//Girls/;]
[SUPER=x5009;]
[SUPER=0099-j/Magna Vista/76//Dan River/42//Girls/j/James River/44//Craig Co./18//Girls/;]
[SUPER=x5009;]
[SUPER=0099-j/G.W. Danville/76//Patrick Henry/33//Girls/j/Pulaski Co./45//Carroll Co./44//Girls/;]
[RUNS=:35]
[OUTCUE=last score."]
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[S-UVA]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-183 15819TC]
[GRAPHIC=TECH/UVA]
[ENG#=1]


For the second straight night Tech and UVa hooked up on the hardwood, but unlike the Tech men who have figured out the secret of winning close games, the Hokies women can't seem to get over the hump.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Charlottesville/Fox-SportsSouth; :00]

Beth Dunkenberger's team came into having lost an overtime and double overtime decision in its last two outings. Tech would feel "Blue" again - as in LaTonya Blue. The senior forward posted her first double-double of the season with a game high 26 points and 12 rebounds. But it would take all of those points and a few more for the Cavs. Tech's Erin Gibson, the senior from Carroll County was one of four Hokies in double figures with 14 points, as she topped the 1000 point mark for her career.
[SUPER=33-Virginia Tech/67/Virginia/70;]

But UVa outrebounds Tech 49 to-27 and gets 24 off the offensive glass to post the 70-to-67 win.
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[S-Heritage]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-188 57512tc]
[GRAPHIC=HIGH SCHOOL]
[ENG#=2]


In high school hoops - the Heritage boy's basketball team improved to 17 and 0 with a 64-to-33 win over Staunton River.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Moneta/Pioneers vs. Golden Eagles; :00]

The Pioneers have been untouchable this season as they continue their quest to make it back to the state tourney. Heritage controlled this one from the outset. Frankie Landry gets the rock to Frisco Sandidge, who uses one of his tough moves on the block to spin in for the bucket. The Golden Eagles would have to play catchup, and every basket was a strugle, but Thomas Casey gets the bucket and draws the fould on this play.
[SUPER=33-Heritage/64/Staunton River/33;]

But The Pioneers would roll. Alvin Wright to Devin Buck back to Wright for the easy two. Heritage rolls to the 31 point win over Staunton River.
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[S-Fleming]


[ANCHOR=Mike]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=mst]
[TAPE#=SP-187 5931TC]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]
[ENG#=3]



[WIPE TO ENG#!!!!!!!]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Vikings vs. Colonels; :00]

Over at the William Fleming gym, the Colonels played host to the Northside Vikings in a Blue Ridge contest. Northside's Ryan Frazier made himself right at home on Ferncliff as he knocked in this three ball and scored from a variety of angles for the Vikings. But the Colonels would get busy on the offensive end too. Dwayne Priest will knockdown the pullup jumper from the left elbow for Fleming. Dere Hicks would then get busy in the paint with this sweet little spin move and one hand hoop in tight.
[SUPER=33-Northside/51/William Fleming/65;]

Fleming's James Otey then stepped outside and stroked a long one from the wing as Fleming beats Northside 65 to 51.
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[S-Big]


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[TAPE#=SP-188 5710tc]
[GRAPHIC=NEWS 7 SPORTS]
[ENG#=4]


The 29th Big Orange wrestling tournament at William Byrd is on the fast track trying to beat the snow.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Vinton/Big Orange Tournament; :00]

The tournament usually runs through Saturday night. But officials have now bumped the semi-finals up to begin tomorrow morning at 9, and that means the championship round will get started at 1pm tomorrow instead of six. The hope is that this will allow the tourney to wrapup by 3, and get all of the wrestlers and fans home before the precipitation starts. One of the top teams never even made it.
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[IN Q=BITE]
[SUPER=01-Gary Walthall/Big Orange Tourney Director; :00]
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=...of our top seeded wrestlers."]
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[TALENT=MIKE]
[GRAPHIC=VHSL]

After day one - the Christiansburg leads the event with Northside second, Franklin County third and William Byrd fourth.

[S-Hendrick]


[ANCHOR=mike]
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[WRITER=twe]
[TAPE#=SP-192 TC1017]
[GRAPHIC=Nascar Media Tour]
[ENG#=1]


Tonight's stop on the NASCAR Media Tour takes us to Hendrick Motorsports where the main players are hoping success on the track can fill a deep void at the complex. Travis Wells has our story.
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[SUPER=01-Jeff Gordon/4 Winston Cup Titles; :18]
[SUPER=01-Jimmie Johnson/Finished 2nd in Points Last Season; :51]
[SUPER=01-Rick Hendrick/Owner Hendrick Motorsports; 1:22]
[SUPER=@travis1; 1:33]
[RUNS=1:47]
[OUT Q=News 7 Sports."]


[Police-Grads]


[ANCHOR=Shannon]
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[TAPE#=04-56 33:22]
[GRAPHIC=None]
[ENG#=1]


Roanoke City and County held a special ceremony for some "blue collar" workers today...
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


.. the navy blue of city and county police officers.
Miss Virginia, Mariah Rice, was the keynote speaker.
16 new recruits got their badges at the Jefferson Center this afternoon.
Ten of the graduates are joining the city police force; six will suit up for the county.
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[Final-Wx]


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