05/03/05

6 p.m.


JEAN 2-Shot JEAN 2-Shot

Three Tech students are arrested.
What they're accused of conjuring up in
their dorm room.
KEITH 2-Shot KEITH 2-Shot

A threatening note in a stairwell
at a local school.

ENG#=1 VO NAT


VO NAT And a dorm burns down at a Virginia
College.

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MIKE ON CAM MIKE ON CAM

Tonight on News 7 sports - we'll
get caught up with the Virginia
Gentleman Terry Holland and former Tech
head coach Ricky Stokes.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT



VO-NAT Plus, Saturday Noontime ACC


football locks up a six year deal with
WDBJ-7.

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ROBIN ON CAM ROBIN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=None For the second morning in a row, the


region felt the big chill and one city
set another record low.
JEAN 4-Shot JEAN 4-Shot

News Seven at Six is next
Open (Open)

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*CG 4054


*CG 306


*CG standup Keith Humphry

khumphry@wdbj7.com


*CG standup Jean Jadhon
jjadhon@wdbj7.com


*CG standup Mike Stevens
mstevens@wdbj7.com


*CG standup Robin Reed
rreed@wdbj7.com
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VO-NAT VO-NAT

KEITH on VO

KEITH on VO

Three Virginia Tech students are
accused of doing more than studying for
finals this week.
JEAN on VO JEAN on VO

Police say the group made a bomb
in their dorm room.

(END VO) END VO


JEAN 2-Shot Jean 2-Shot

Good evening, I'm Jean Jadhon
KEITH 2-Shot Keith 2-Shot

And I'm Keith Humphry

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KEITH 2-SHOT KEITH 2-SHOT

Police say the Tech Freshmen
didn't just make the bomb, they
actually set it off in a parking lot
behind Cassell Coliseum early Sunday
morning.
JEAN 2-SHOT JEAN 2-SHOT

A security guard saw a fire and
ran to the scene.

DOUBLE BOXES=Keith-Jean & DOUBLE BOXES


Rachel/Microwave New River Valley Bureau Chief
Rachel DePompa is in Blacksburg.

Rachel do police say why they
believe the students made a bomb?

LIVE=Rache Full/Microwave LIVE FULL

*CG standup Rachel DePompa
rdepompa@wdbj7.com


*CG live Blacksburg

Keith/Jean

Police say apparently the three
had nothing better to do.

One of the students told the
security officer they were bored and
wanted to make the night a little more
exciting.


ENG#=4 SOT FULL



SOT FULL



INQ=


*CG locator Blacksburg
:00


*CG 2line Debra Duncan
VT Police Chief
:20
*CG standup Rachel DePompa
rdepompa@wdbj7.com
:46



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OQ=not on campus. <

ground behind Cassell Coliseum where a
bomb was set off just after midnight
Saturday.

This is what's left of the Molotov
Cocktail... a paper bag of broken
glass, little pieces of styrofoam and a
can of W-D-40.

All police evidence.



SOT FULL SOT FULL



INQ=We take DEBRA DUNCAN: 5:31:40:00 WE TAKE


EVERYTHING LIKE THIS VERY SERIOUSLY.
BECAUSE THERE'S THE PROPENSITY FOR
SOMEONE TO BE INJURED. :45 I MEAN

SOMEONE'S INJURED. FLYING GLASS, OR IT
COULD HAVE A FIRE, IT COULD HAVE
STARTED SOMETHING ON FIRE AND REALLY
THE CONSEQUENCES COULD HAVE REALLY BEEN
MAJOR. :54

RUN:14 (END SOT)



OQ=been major.



INSERT GRAPHIC

Police say Tech students Nathan R.
Johnson, John C. Boynton and Zachariah
Chait END GRAPHIC made the explosive
device in a Pritchard Hall dorm room..
then took it to this deserted parking
lot.



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INQ=A security RACHEL DEPOMPA: 5:36:17:00 A SECURITY


GUARD SAYS HE STEPPED OUT THE BACK OF
CASSELL COLISEUM AND HE SAW A HUGE FIRE
RIGHT ABOUT HERE WITH THREE MEN
STANDING OVER IT. HE CALLED OUT TO THEM
AND HE SAYS TWO OF THEM TOOK OFF
RUNNING. :28

RUN:11 (END SOT)



OQ=took off running.



The guard caught one of the students at
the scene, who told police he and his
friends took the bomb out to a secluded
area to ignite it where no one would

get hurt.



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INQ=Spend your bored DEBRA DUNCAN: 5:31:29:00 SPEND YOUR


BORED TIME STUDYING. THAT'S WHAT YOU'RE
PARENTS SENT YOU HERE FOR. T HAT'S WHY
THEY ARE PAYING THE MONEY. STUDY. DON'T
MAKE BOMBS.. ESPECIALLY NOT ON CAMPUS
:37

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OQ=not on campus.





LIVE=Rachel Full/Microwave LIVE FULL

*CG live Blacksburg

The students are charged with
manufacturing an explosive device.

That's a felony.

DOUBLE BOXES=Keith-Jean & DOUBLE BOXES


RAchel/Microwave All three are now out of jail on
bond.
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JEAN ON CAM JEAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=None A threatening note is found in one


local School- now Bedford County
authorities have increased the reward
in the case at Jefferson Forest High.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT



VO-NAT




*CG locator Bedford Co.

This is a photograph of the threat
.. it reads "I want to kill everyone in
school " and it gives a date that
police believe is May 11th.

While security has been beefed up,
there were fewer deputies at the school
today than yesterday.

Officials hope doubling the reward
to 200 dollars will help convince
someone to come forward with
information.

SOT FULL 13:11:25 SOT FULL
INQ=In today's day




*CG 2line Ryan Edwards
Bedford Co. Schools Spokesman RYAN EDWARDS/BEDFORD CO. SCHOOLS
SPOKESMAN: IN TODAY'S DAY AND AGE IF
YOU DON'T TAKE A THREAT SERIOUSLY, IT
CAN COME BACK TO HAUNT YOU. AND THAT'S
WHY WE'VE TAKEN A VERY PRO-ACTIVE
APPROACH HERE, WE'VE BEEN VIGILANT IN
BOTH OUR ATTEMPTS TO FIND THE AUTHOR OF
THE MESSAGE AND TO PROTECT OUR STUDENTS
AND OUR STAFF.

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OQ=and our staff.






VO-NAT VO-NAT



Edwards says the May 11th date
does fall in the middle of the school's
S-O-L testing schedule.

Students who miss school that day
will be allowed to make up the tests.

(END VO) (END VO)


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JEAN ON CAM JEAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Fire A fire at the College of William


and Mary has 72- students in temporary
housing tonight.

ENG#=4 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Williamsburg

The fire started this afternoon
in the attic of the Preston Hall
dormitory.

All students were safely
evacuated from their rooms and are
being housed at Colonial Williamsburg's
Governor's Inn.

Firefighters are still
investigating what caused the fire.

Officials say there's significant

smoke and water damage to both Preston
and Giles Halls.

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KEITH 2-Shot KEITH 2-Shot

Still ahead, golfers and
neighbors tee off on Roanoke's new plan
to turn a golf course into homes.

ENG#=APRISA VO-NAT



VO-NAT




JEAN 2-Shot JEAN 2-Shot

Plus why one children's dental
program is so busy it takes a year and
a half to get an appointment.

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WEATHER CENTER

POSITION #1




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MINI OPEN


JEAN 2-SHOT JEAN 2-SHOT

Golfers at Countryside Golf
Course may have to pack up their clubs
if a city proposal moves forward.
KEITH 2-SHOT KEITH 2-SHOT

Yesterday city officials
announced they have acquired an option
to purchase the 140-acre golf course.

DOUBLE BOXES=JEAn-Keith & Susan/Micro DOUBLE BOXES



Susan Bahorich hit the links
today.

Susan, what are people saying
about this?

LIVE=Susan Full/Microwave LIVE FULL

*CG standup Susan Bahorich
sbahorich@wdbj7.com



*CG live Roanoke

Jean/Keith-

From the golfers to the
homeowners- its been a mixed bag.

Some golfers say they'd hate to
lose an affordable course, while nearby
homeowners say they need and want more
information.

ENG#=1 SOT FULL



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INQ=Tee time could be up...


*CG locator Roanoke
:00


*CG 2line Kenneth Palmer
Golfer
:15
*CG 2line Jim Skinner
Property Owner
:46
*CG 2line Shadrack Brown, Jr.
Property Owner
:53



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OQ=.. community be like... <<



Tee time could be up for golfers at
Countryside...




SOT FULL NATS FULL



INQ= teeing off/smack?



RUNS= (END SOT)



OQ=



..the city is looking "fore" ways to
develop new neighborhoods and has set
its sights on the land off of Cove
Road.



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INQ=I'd hate to see... @6:23:16.03



KENNETH PALMER, GOLFER: I'D HATE TO SEE
IT GO. I LIKE TO SEE IT STAY. I HAVE
THREE GIRLS AND I'D LIKE TO GET THEM
INTO GOLF. YOU HAVE VERY, VERY DECENT
PRICES AND OTHER PLACES ARE VERY
COSTLY.

RUN12 (END SOT)



OQ=.. are very costly.



Officials announced Monday Roanoke had
entered into a purchasing agreement for
the course. Previous studies showed
the potential to turn these 18-holes
into more than 130-single family homes,
about 180-townhomes, and even business
and office space.



News about the potential new "neighbor"

is getting mixed reviews from
homeowners.



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INQ=I just liked the community... @6:39:05.05



JIM SKINNER, COUNTRYSIDE RESIDENT: I
JUST LIKED THE COMMUNITY, THE HOUSE AND
OF COURSE IF THEY BUILD MORE
RESIDENTIAL, IT'LL BE BETTER FOR THE
COMMUNITY ANYWAY YOU LOOK AT IT.

RUN08 (END SOT)



OQ=.. you look at it.



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INQ=I begin to question... @6:45:15.08



SHADRACK BROWN, JR., COUNTRYSIDE
RESIDENT: I BEGIN TO QUESTION THAT-
WHAT KIND OF HOME WILL BE BUILT IN
HERE? HOW CLOSE WILL THEY BE? NOT, WHAT
KIND OF PEOPLE, BUT WHAT WILL THE
COMMUNITY BE LIKE?

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OQ=.. the community be like?





LIVE=Susan FULL Microwave LIVE FULL

*CG live Roanoke

No community information meetings
have been set as of yet.

Over the next six and half months
the city will conduct environmental

studies and survey the area to see if
it is a viable development option.

DOUBLE BOXES=Keith-Jean & Susan/Micro DOUBLE BOXES



Jean/Keith-

The property is estimated at
four-point-one million dollars and a
sale could close by the end of November
this year.
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KEITH ON CAM KEITH ON CAM

GRAPHIC=None Finding a pediatric dentist who

HEALTHCHECK 7 ANIMATION accepts Medicaid isn't an easy task in
the Roanoke Valley. That's why one
local mother was hoping Carilion's
Pediatric Dental Clinic could help her
children -- but she's never been able
to get an appointment.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT runs 5



VO-NAT Teri Booth has tried for nearly a year


half to get an appointment for her two
sons.

SOT FULL SOT FULL
INQ=All children need their




*CG 2line Teri Boothe
Parent @1:14:56

ALL CHILDREN NEED THEIR TEETH CLEANED

THEY ALL NEED CHECK-UPS AND MY CHILDREN
ARE NOT GETTING THAT

runs=07 (END SOT)



OUT Q=children are not getting that VO-NAT runs 7



Carilion's Pediatric Dental Clinic
has tried to meet the need. More than
a hundred thousand children qualify for
treatment.

(END VO)

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INQ=The need was far greater




*CG 2line Tom Adams
Carilion Pediatric Dental Clinic @1:28:27

THE NEED WAS FAR GREATER THAN WE
ANTICIPATED....THE NUMBER OF CALLS, WE
HAVE 238 PHONE CALLS IN ONE HOUR WHEN
WE FIRST OPENED UP

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OQ=when we first opened up VO-NAT



The dental clinic plans on expanding
soon by adding a third dentist by
October.

(END VO)
(END VO)


KEITH ON CAM KEITH ON CAM

GRAPHIC=NONE The General Assembly has also passed a


bill to increase medicaid reimbursement
that will take affect in July. This may

enticee more private-practice dentists
to accept Medicaid payment.
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JEAN ON CAM JEAN ON CAM

GRAPHIC=None Workers are putting the finishing

EDUCATION ANIMATION touches on Roanoke's new elementary
school.

ENG#=3 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke

The new Roanoke Academy of Math and
Science is located right next door to
the current school in northwest.

The 10-point-eight million dollar
facility features state of the art
classrooms, computer labs and a media
center.

There's even a Main- Street- like
corridor complete with lamps and an
outdoor science area.

SOT FULL 16:11:58 SOT FULL
INQ=We've designed this




*CG 2line David Bandy
Architect DAVID BANDY/ARCHITECT: WE'VE DESIGNED
THIS BUILDING SO THAT IT'S A TEACHING

ELEMENT FOR THE TEACHERS TO USE AS
EXAMPLES OF MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE SO
THE IDEA IS THAT THEY CAN USE THIS
WHOLE BUILDING TO EXPLAIN THE DIFFERENT
PRINCIPLES OF THOSE SCIENCES.

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OQ=PRINCIPLES OF THOSE SCIENCES





VO-NAT VO-NAT



As an example, the floors have
geometric shapes to teach math skills.

The school looks nice, though its
opening has been delayed several times.

So what's the hold up and when will
students move in? We'll answer those
questions tonight at 11.

(END VO) (END VO)


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KEITH ON CAM KEITH ON CAM

GRAPHIC=None A Lynchburg man is suspected of


breaking into a home and kidnapping his
1-year-old daughter early this morning
... now police hope to find both of
them as quickly as possible.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT 15.5
VO-NAT





*CG locator Lynchburg

Police believe 20-year-old Andre
Shane Lee got into this home on Pierce
Street through a side window and made
off with his daughter Sheanya
(shuh-NY-uh).

Her family is concerned for her
safety, but police say they don't think
Lee would harm the girl ... they just
want to talk to him and his mother.

SOT FULL SOT FULL
INQ=The grandmother




*CG 2line Invest. Todd Rodes
Lynchburg Police Dept. 00:18:56 INVEST. TODD RODES/LYNCHBURG
POLICE: WHEN THE COUPLE SPLIT UP, BOTH
OF THEM FROM WHAT WE'RE GATHERING, BOTH
OF THEM STILL HAD CONTACT WITH THE
CHILD, SO WE'RE NOT SURE WHAT
INVOLVEMENT SHE MAY HAVE HAD, BUT IT'S
POSSIBLE THAT SHE MAY EITHER HAVE
ASSISTED IN THIS OR HAVE SOME KNOWLEDGE
OF IT.

RUNS=12 (END SOT)



OQ=knowledge of it.





VO-NAT VO-NAT



Here are pictures of Sheanya and her
father Andre Lee. If you've seen them,

call the Lynchburg police department.

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Wall Street took a breather
after today's Federal Reserve decision
to raise interest rates again.
KEITH 2-Shot KEITH 2-Shot
*CG pmstox x (DOW/NASDAQ)
5.25 The DOW rose five points today.
10256.95 The NASDAQ gained four.
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KEITH 2-SHOT KEITH 2-SHOT

It's the latest Internet craze with the
funny name -- blogs.
JEAN 2-SHOT JEAN 2-SHOT

But, what are they?

DOUBLE BOXES=Keith-Jean & DOUBLE BOXES


Myranda/Newsroom Myranda Stephens is here with an
answer.

Keith and Jean, BLOGS is short for web
logs --

LIVE=Myranda Full/Newsrom LIVE FULL

*CG standup Myranda Stephens
mstephens@wdbj7.com and they're like online forums, but the
postings are permanent.

In turn, only elevating the power of
the Internet.

ENG#= SOT FULL



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INQ=THIS IS IN FACT




*CG locator Smith Mountain Lake
:00
*CG 2line Lars Hagen
Internet Blogger
:15


*CG 2line Jim Ellison
Roanoke Times

:40 QUICK


*CG 2line Andrew Williams
Virginia Tech Political Science Prof.
1:04

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OQ=AT LEAST FOR A FEW YEARS <


THIS IS IN FACT THE LINK 44

(END SOT)



As a former I-B-M engineer, Lars Hagen
spent many days working on the
computer.

MORE NATS OF LARS @ 2529

TO UH DISCUSS BLOGS...

(END SOT)



These days, Hagen still stays on the
computer -- as an Internet blogger.

SOT FULL



0925 I'M RETIRED SO IT'S A HOBBY TYPE
THING 28

(END SOT)



Hagen's blog, or web log, focuses
solely on the Roanoke Times.

SOT FULL



LARS HAGEN/INTERNET BLOGGER: 1249 I
FOLLOWED THE TIMES FOR QUITE A PERIOD
OF TIME, AND I HAD SOME THOUGHTS ABOUT
SOME OF THEIR SLANT, AND THAT'S WHY I
CALL IT THE ROANOKE SLANT 58


(END SOT)



His blog is even listed on the Times'
website, featuring local bloggers.

SOT FULL



54:19 JIM ELLISON/ROANOKE TIMES: WE'RE
HAPPY TO HAVE OPPOSING VIEWPOINTS. IT'S
PART OF BEING A COMMUNITY SITE 24

(END SOT)



But, Hagen is just one of many bloggers
who scrutinize the media.

NATS OF DAN RATHER!!!

2618 THERE ARE NEW QUESTIONS TONIGHT
ABOUT PRESIDENT BUSH'S SERVICE 21

(END SOT)



Last fall, when C-B-S reported damaging
information about President Bush's
military record -- bloggers were the
first to identify the inaccuracies.

SOT FULL



2339 ANDREW WILLIAMS/VIRGINIA TECH
POLITICAL SCIENCE PROFESSOR: AND IT WAS
THIS INVESTIGATION, AND THIS
FACT-CHECKING OF THE ONLINE COMMUNITY
THAT LED TO INTERNAL INVESTIGATIONS AND
DAN RATHER'S EARLIER RETIREMENT 49

(END SOT)



But, Internet blogging can serve as
more than just a political tool.

Many also use them as online diaries --

from soldiers to celebrities.

SOT FULL



QUICK NATS OF LARS TYPING @ 2558!!!

(END SOT)



And if all bloggers are like Lars Hagen
-- this new trend is far from
retirement.

SOT FULL



1724 I HAVE QUITE A STRONG INTEREST IN
POLITICS AND EDUCATION, AND THE MEDIA
IN GENERAL. SO I'LL THINK I'LL BE DOING
THIS AT LEAST FOR A FEW YEARS 37

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LIVE=Myranda Full/Newsroom LIVE FULL



Many online search engines, like
Google, do offer software to create
blogs.

DOUBLE BOXES=Keith-Jean & Myranda DOUBLE BOXES



Keith and Jean, many scholars believe
blogging will one day be as common as
email.

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MIKE ON CAM MIKE ON CAM

GRAPHIC=None Coming up tonight in sports - the



ENG#=APRISA ACC finds a home on Your Hometown


Station for the next six years.

VO-NAT VO-NAT



And we'll catch up with the
former Tech coach and UVa star guard
Ricky Stokes - who is getting a second
chance as a head coach at East
Carolina.

(END VO) END VO



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MIKE ON CAM MIKE ON CAM

GRAPHIC=ACC We begin tonight with some ACC


news that's good for Your Hometown
Station and you - the hometown viewer.

WDBJ-7 will be the home of ACC
football at Noon on Saturday's for the
next six years after reaching an
agreement with Jefferson Pilot sports.

Earlier this year, WDBJ also
reached a six year deal with Raycom to

televise ACC basketball.

ENG#=1 SOT FULL
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INQ=bite




*CG 2line Mike Bell
WDBJ Programs Director
:00



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OQ=...in this marketplace."


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GRAPHIC=ECU New East Carolina head basketball


coach Ricky Stokes has landed back on
his feet rather nicely after being
fired as the head coach of Virginia
Tech.

He won an N-I-T title on Dave
Odom's staff at South Carolina back in
March. And now he's ready to prove he
has what it takes to be a successful
head coach. Grant Kittelson has our
story.

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*CG locator Blacksburg
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*CG reporter Grant Kittelson
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*CG 2line Terry Holland
East Carolina Athletic Director
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OQ=News 7 Sports < (END SOT) Stokes era at Virginia Tech was rocky.


He was a U-V-A guy coaching for the
In-state rival. On-top of that he was
given the task of leading the Hokies
from the A-10 into the Big East.

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Stokes has been given a second chance
at East Carolina to be a head coach by
his former coach and current boss the

Pirates Athletic Director Terry
Holland.

(STOKES)

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and even though the situation at Tech
didn't work out. Stokes has taken
positives from his time in Blacksburg.

(STOKES)

Grant Kittelson News 7 sports

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GRAPHIC=HOLD The East Carolina staff has a


definite Virginia feel. with Mack
McCarthy and Chris Ferguson both
serving as assistants, Both were Tech
assistants at one point in their
careers.
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GRAPHIC=NBA On the NBA front - the two


all-Americans that the 2004 national
champion U-Conn Huskies put in the NBA
last June, have certainly lived up to
their billing.

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*CG file NBA

This afternoon - Emeka Okafor
edged his former U-Conn teammate Ben
Gordon for the NBA's rookie of the year
honor. Okafor led all rookies in
scoring and rebounding with 16 points
and 11 rebounds per contest. He ended
his season with 47 games in double
figures in both points and rebounds.

Gordon got an award today as
well, as he was named sixth man of the
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