12/15/05

News-7 at 11:00


KEITH ON CAM KEITH ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Winter Weather The ice storm may be over but the


problems are just beginning.

Tonight, the main concerns are the
roads and thousands of homes without
power.

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Justin Mcleod is live in Roanoke
tonight. Justin how many have lost
their link to electricity and where?

Keith, at last check close to forty
thousand customers are in the dark.

LIVE=Justin Full/Porchcam LIVE FULL

*CG standup Justin McLeod
jmcleod@wdbj7.com


*CG live Roanoke

The biggest outages are in Lynchburg,
Danville, and the Martinsville areas.

As many are discovering tonight, ice
is never nice.

ENG#=1 SOT FULL



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INQ=


*CG locator Henry Co.
:00





*CG 2line Elaine Lippencott
Henry Co. Resident
:11


*CG 2line Chuck Lionberger
V-Dot Spokesperson
:26


*CG 2line Daniel Yates
Bedford Co. Resident
:44



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OQ=THERE'S NO HEAT, THERE'S NO ANYTHING <<((NAT SOUND OF CREWS WORKING


3:11:05))

This is the scene throughout Henry
County this evening as crews work to
restore power to thousands of
Appalachian Power customers.

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INQ=So what's it been ELAINE LIPPENCOTT/HENRY CO. RESIDENT:


SO WHAT'S IT BEEN LIKE FOR YOU TONIGHT?
A LITTLE QUIET. A LITTLE DARK.
(LAUGHS)

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OQ=A LITTLE DARK (LAUGHS) The problem is ice, it's everywhere,


on power lines and on trees. (shots of
trees from daytime on Bedford ax tape
21:18:09)


It may make for a pretty sight but
it's anything but if you're trying to
remove ice from the roadways.

((NAT SOUND OF THE TRUCKS IF YOU GOT
IT))

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INQ=We would take CHUCK LIONBERGER/V-DOT SPOKESPERSON:


WE WOULD TAKE SNOW OVER ICE ANY DAY OF
THE WEEK. SNOW WE CAN PLOW, ICE WE
REALLY CAN'T

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OQ=we really can't Those icy roads often lead to


accidents like this one on Route 24 in
Moneta.

Three vehicles were involved, two
ended up down an embankment.

The driver of this SUV was hit head
on.

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INQ=Just slow DANIEL YATES/ACCIDENT VICTIM: JUST


SLOW DOWN, TAKE PRECAUTION. IF YOU
DON'T HAVE TO GO OUT HERE DON'T BE OUT.
WE WERE JUST OUT CHRISTMAS SHOPPING
THINGS GET PACKED, ACCIDENTS HAPPEN.

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OQ=ACCIDENTS HAPPEN The ice isn't going away anytime


soon.

Right now, V-Dot crews are
concentrating their efforts on

intestates and primary roads.

It could be awhile before V-Dot gets
to secondary roads.

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INQ=As you head out CHUCK LIONBERGER: AS YOU HEAD OUT


TOMORROW MORNING YOU'RE GOING TO RUN
INTO SOME SLICK SPOTS, AS YOU'RE COMING
OUT OF YOUR DRIVEWAY, AND IN YOUR
NEIGHBORHOOD STREETS, TRYING TO GET TO
A PRIMARY ROAD YOU'RE GOING TO
ENCOUNTER SOME SLICK AREAS SO YOU NEED
TO BE CAREFUL.

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OQ=you need to be careful V-Dot will be working throughout the


night.

So will power crews since 38-thousand
Appalachian Power customers are in the
dark in southside and Central Virginia.

Fortunately, Elaine Lippencott got
her power back around 8:30.

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INQ=Does it make ELAINE LIPPENCOTT: DOES IT MAKE YOU


APPRECIATE POWER EVEN MORE? YEAH, YOU
FORGET HOW MUCH. THERE'S NO HEAT,
THERE'S NO ANYTHING.

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OQ=there's no anything





LIVE=Justin Full/Porchcam LIVE FULL




It's probably going to be that way
for at least a day or two.

Appalachian Power has brought in
extra crews from out of state to help
get the power back on.

DOUBLE BOXES=Keith & Justin/Porchcam DOUBLE BOXES



But Keith, there's only so much they
can do at night so it's probably going
to be a long cold night for many.

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MCU Standing Position in Weather Center


WXPRO/FULL Weather Map


Robin On Cam Toss back to anchor



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KEITH ON CAM KEITH ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Winter Weather If you have travel plans tomorrow, you


may need to get up early and check with
your airline first.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke

Flights in and out of Roanoke and
Lynchburg were delayed, some even
cancelled, through much of the day, but
traffic started to pick up toward late
afternoon.

Even if things are all clear here
tomorrow, airlines may encounter
problems at connecting airports, so be
sure to check before heading to the
airport.

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KEITH ON CAM KEITH ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Winter Weather On land, plenty of people discovered


that taking it easy wasn't always
enough to avoid tough sledding.

ENG#=3 VO-NAT



VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke

The driver of a van ended up in
Murray Run off Brandon Avenue in
Roanoke.

He said he hit an icy spot while
going about 20 miles an hour. He hit a
fence, then landed in the creek.

Several witnesses came to his
rescue.

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INQ="THE GUY WAS TRYING TO GET....




*CG 2line Randy McCune
Witness 30:51"THE GUY WAS TRYING TO GET OUT ON
HIS OWN, BUT HE COULDN'T THE DOOR OPEN
FAR ENOUGH, SO I HELD THE VAN TO MAKE
SURE IT DIDN'T FALL OVER. SO I CLIMBED
UP, HELD THE DOOR OPEN AND HE CRAWLED
OUT ON HIS OWN. IT HIT NOSE FIRST AND
THEN FELL OVER ON ITS SIDE SO, HE'S
LUCKY HE WAS WEARING HIS SEATBELT,
OTHERWISE HE WOULD HAVE GONE THROUGH
THE WINDSHIELD."31:09

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OQ=...THROUGH THE WINDSHIELD."






VO-NAT VO-NAT



There's no word whether the
driver will face any charges.

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KEITH ON CAM KEITH ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Winter Weather It appears a lot of people


decided to stay home and off the roads
today in the New River Valley.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Blacksburg

Roads were nearly empty. Police
tell us they did not work nearly as
many accidents as they expected for an
ice storm.

Dispatchers in Montgomery County
say they were shocked how quiet it was
today.

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INQ=It's much slower





*CG 2line Sarah Kendall
Montgomery Co. Dispatcher SARAH KENDALL: 7:13:00 IT'S MUCH SLOWER
THAN WE THOUGHT. TYPICALLY ON A BUSY
DAY ANYTIME WE HAVE ICE IT'S GOING TO
BE AN EXTREMELY BUSY DAY..:20 I THINK
PEOPLE ARE HEEDING THE REQUEST TO STAY
OFF THE ROAD. AND A LOT OF BUSINESS IS
CLOSED. SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED. IT'S BEEN
VERY QUIET. :28

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OQ=very quiet.





VO-NAT VO-NAT



There were several tractor
trailer wrecks on Interstate 81 in the
New River Valley this afternoon.

Troopers say speed was the
biggest reason for the accidents.

They say drivers were going way
too fast.

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KEITH ON CAM KEITH ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Winter Weather Normally you wouldn't expect to



find a parking spot at the Valley View
Mall in mid-December but today

ENG#=3 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke

was different.

The snow and sleet kept many
customers away, but there were a few
die-hards who braved the snow and ice
and enjoyed a stress free shopping
experience.

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INQ=We figured that




*CG 2line George Ward
Mall Shopper @02:03:58

GEORGE WARD:WE FIGURED THAT THE MALL
WOULDN'T BE CROWDED AND IT WOULD BE A
GOOD DAY TO DO A LITTLE SHOPPING AND
NOT GET ELBOWED AND TOWS STOMPED AND
THINGS LIKE THAT.

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OQ=like that.





VO-NAT VO-NAT



Unlike shoppers, retailers dread
days like this afternoon, especially

this close to Christmas.

Shop owners at the mall say they
hope people didn't decide to stay home
and shop on-line instead.

By five o'clock the weather had
forced Valley View to close, but the
mall expects to open on time tomorrow
morning.

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KEITH ON CAM KEITH ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Winter Weather The ice has prompted people to stock up


on winter supplies.

Some retail stores just can't
meet the demand.

New River Valley Bureau Reporter
Holly Pietrzak says ice melt may be
hard to find.

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INQ=In the middle of all this




*CG locator Montgomery Co.
:00





*CG 2line Alan Cox
Home Depot
:13


*CG 2line Gary Martin
Contractor
:43
*CG reporter Holly Pietrzak
hollyp@wdbj7.com
1:09

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OQ=Holly Pietrzak, News 7, Montgomery


Co.

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Nats:roads....



folks in Montgomery County were out
desperately searching for this....



Nats:piling ice melt....



NATS: 15:41:17 I want the 40
pounds..got the 40 pounds?...



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INQ=WHEN WE FIRST 15:38:16 ALAN COX/HOME DEPOT WHEN WE



FIRST STARTED HEARING NEWS OF THE
STORM...CUSTOMERS STARTED COMING IN AND
BUYING THE ICE MELT IN BULK...GETTING
CARTS FULL AT A TIME. WE GOT OUR
CONTRACTORS...WE'RE A BIG CONTRACTOR
STORE SO WE HAD CONTRACTORS BUYING IT
BY THE PALLET LOAD.

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OQ=THE PALLET LOAD



Nats: trucks being loaded with
pallets...



Managers at Home Depot are
worried about running out of ice melt.



NATS:15:43:14



..but unlike the other big box stores
in Christiansburg....



NATS:15:41:34 Where they going to be
coming in at?



they have truck loads coming in.



NATS: TRUCKS LOADING PALLETS



Word of their supply brings out bulk
buyers like contractor Gary Martin.




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INQ=WE'VE GOT A COUPLE 15:41:58 GARY MARTIN/CONTRACTOR WE'VE


GOT A COUPLE OF BANKS WE NEED TO TAKE
CARE OF AND SOME POST OFFICES. SO WE
GOTTA GET OUT AND TRY TO GET THE ICE
AND STUFF OFF.

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OQ=ICE AND STUFF OFF



A challenge...NATS:CARS ON ROAD..
that's presented itself early this year



NATS: 15:45:00 CUTTING OPEN ICE MELT
BOXES

....winter doesn't officially being
until December 21-st...



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INQ=IT'S SUPPOSED TO 15:43:05 GARY MARTIN/CONTRACTOR IT'S


SUPPOSED TO BE THE MILDEST WINTER WE
HAVE BUT IT SURE ISN'T STARTING LIKE
THAT.

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OQ=STARTING LIKE THAT



NATS:CARS ON ROAD



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INQ=I GUESS ALL THESE 15:39:04 ALAN COX/HOME DEPOT I GUESS


ALL THESE LITTLE ONES HAVE GOT PEOPLE

WORRIED WHAT THIS WINTER WILL BE LIKE
AND THEY KEEP WAITING FOR THE BIG ONE.
SO THEY WANT TO BE PREPARED THAN BE
HOME STUCK WITHOUT IT OR WAIT TILL
WE'RE SOLD OUT OF IT.

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OQ=SOLD OUT OF IT



Who would have thought in the
heart of the holiday season...ice melt
would be so hot?

Holly Pietrzak, News 7,
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For more weather information and
announcements any time, you can go to
our home page at w-d-b-j- -7- -dot-com.
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KEITH ON CAM KEITH ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Fire A fire call tonight in an


abandoned motel, for at least the
second time.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT



VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke

Firefighters got the call just
after eight behind Hooters on
Williamson Road.

Ten units were called out to
battle what turned out to be a small
blaze.

Fire officials say the building
is a popular spot for homeless people
to sleep. Authorities thought at first
they might find some people inside, but
they found no one.

The abandoned motel caught last
winter, too.

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KEITH ON CAM KEITH ON CAM

GRAPHIC=None Governor Mark Warner's final


budget will include 625- million
dollars for transportation.

ENG#=3 VO-NAT
VO-NAT




*CG locator Roanoke Co.
File Tape 143- million will be used to

advance or complete projects identified
by Congress as national priorities.

They include getting the Route-
460 Coalfields Connector off the
drawing board and widening Interstate -
66 inside the Capital beltway.

142- million will be used to
match federal funds for already
earmarked projects.

The out- going governor says he's
proud of the progress V-dot has made
over the past four years.

ENG#=4 SOT FULL
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INQ=




*CG 2line Gov. Mark Warner

2:38:10 GOV. MARK WARNER: I THINK THE
OPERATIONS OF OUR TRANSPORTATION
DEPARTMENT ARE MUCH BETTER OFF, BUT THE
PROBLEM IS WE'RE A GROWING STATE AND WE
CONTINUE TO HAVE NEEDS THAT OUTSTRIP
OUR RESOURCES.

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OQ=





VO-NAT VO-NAT



Governor- elect Tim Kaine, who's
making transportation his top priority,

tells News 7 he's pleased with Warner's
budget.

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KEITH ON CAM KEITH ON CAM

GRAPHIC=None Virginia made some significant


investments in RAIL transportation
today.

ENG#=1 VO-NAT



VO-NAT




*CG file File Tape

Norfolk Southern's Heartland
Corridor plan is one of 12- projects
approved by the Commonwealth
Transportation Board.

The company plans to increase
tunnel clearances and make other rail
improvements.

Once that's completed, trains
will be able to carry double- stacked
truck-loads, easing congestion on
Interstate- 81.

The company also plans to build a

new terminal in the Roanoke Valley.

The improvements will cost nearly
40- million- dollars.

23- million will being funded by
the state using the rail enhancement
fund.

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KEITH ON CAM KEITH ON CAM

What happens when you leave your doors
unlocked? Still ahead, the case of the
15-thousand dollar gift.

ENG#=2



VO-NAT VO-NAT



And what a catch. A camera is rolling
when a mother throws her baby from a
burning apartment into waiting arms
below.
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KEITH ON CAM KEITH ON CAM

Some incredible video just ahead, as a

baby is thrown from a building burning.

ENG#=1



VO-NAT VO-NAT



And another life-saving moment, only
this time, it's a dog. A firefighter
brings "Pixie" back to life.
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INQ= Hey Everybody Grant Kittelson


back in the News 7 Sports office, The
Stagg Bowl Participants are in town and
ready to play for the hardware and
their even used to the elements. The
Q-B who won the Stagg Bowl as season
ago, returned to pick up a different
trophy, the Hokies get another
committment and Frank Robinson will be
back in the Nationals capital all that
and more coming up in Sports.

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OQ=up in sports.



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KEITH ON CAM KEITH ON CAM

GRAPHIC=None It may go down as the catch of the


year: a little baby thrown from a
burning New York City apartment
building into the arms of a man below.

Drew Levinson shows us the dramatic
rescue, as it was all caught on tape.

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INQ=


*CG locator Bronx, NY
:00


*CG 2line Tracinda Foxe
Mother
:10
*CG 2line Felix Vazquez
Catcher
:37
*CG 2line Drew Levinson
Bronx, NY

:51



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OQ=STD <<



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With flames raging inside her Bronx New
York Apartment Wednesday
morning--Tracida Foxe--issued a prayer
towards the heavens----a prayer that


was answered 30 feet below.

TRACINDA FOXE/MOTHER:

I HAD TO DO WHAT I HAD TO DO.

Panicked and choking from the thick
smoke--the mother first held her
newborn son outside the 3rd floor
window in the frigid cold.

She was trying to get fresh air into
his tiny lungs.

But with the smoke creeping closer-this
mother of three was forced to do the
unthinkable--she dropped her one -month
-old Eric--hoping someone down below
would catch him

That someone was 39-year-old Felix
Vazquez.

FELIX VAZQUEZ /Hero Catcher:

THE MOTHER WAS SAYING PLEASE, PLEASE
SOMEONE CATCH MY BABY.

When Vazquez caught the baby-he noticed

he wasn t breathing, so he gave him
mouth to mouth-something he learned
years ago when he was lifeguard- he
probably saved the infant s life.

IT FEELS GOOD, IT S LIKE A CHRISTMAS
GIFT TO MYSELF.

DREW LEVINSON/NEW YORK:

AND THERE IS AN IRONIC TWIST TO ALL OF
THIS.

VAZQUEZ PLAYS FOR THE LOCAL BASEBALL
TEAM, HE'S THE CATCHER.

YOU COULD SAY THIS WAS HIS CATCH OF A
LIFETIME.

A housing authority supervisor--Vazquez
humbly admits what he did was a
miracle.Tracinda Foxe agrees.

HE S THE GREATEST, HE S MY HERO RIGHT
NOW, HE S MY HERO.

Firefighters saved the young mother.

The blaze has been ruled an
accident-but for Tracinda Foxe-it was
no accident that Felix Vazquez was
standing below her window Wednesday
morning.

Drew Levinson, CBS News, The Bronx, New
York

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KEITH ON CAM KEITH ON CAM

GRAPHIC=None The gift of "ice" this


Christmas... not the kind of ice we've
been coping with here.

ENG#=2 VO-NAT



VO-NAT But a diamond ring worth


15-thousand dollars.
*CG locator Westborough, MA

Someone left the ring in a car in
the commuter lot in this Boston suburb,
30 miles WEST of Bean Town.

There was a note with the ring
that said:

"Thank you for leaving your doors
unlocked.

"Instead of stealing your car,"
the note said, "I'm leaving you a
present.

"Merry Christmas," it said.

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GRAPHIC=NONE Coming up the Hokies get another


committment, The Stagg Bowl teams get
ready for Saturday's Showdown, and the
Gagliardi award is handed out, but
first your extra point.

ENG#=4 VO-NAT



VO-NAT The Washington Nationals will


have Frank Robinson back in the dugout
next season, he agreed to a 1 year
contract with the club. The 70 year old
Hall of Famer led the Nats to a an even
81 and 81 record last season, their
first in the Nations Capitol. It had
been unclear if Robinson would return
with Major League Baseball still trying
to sell the franchise

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*CG nba


Denver
85
j
Cleveland
94





j
San Antonio
90



Minnesota


88


*CG nhl >>>


Columbus
1
j
Carolina
2






Detroit
2
j
Florida
3


Final in OT

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KELLY ON CAM GRANT ON CAM

GRAPHIC=Virginia Tech Virginia Tech continues to


receive committments from the High
School Prospects. Zach Luckett, a
Running Back and Safety out of New
Jersey, has verbally committed to play
his college ball in Blacksburg.
Luckett is rated the 9th best player in
Jersey by Rivals and is ranked the 25th
best athlete in the country. This is
Tech's second committment this week.
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GRAPHIC=STAGG BOWL In the Division 3 ranks the top


players are normally not as highly
recruited as the likes of Zach
Luckett. The winner of the Gagliardi
Award this year, though, might have
been. They handed out the Gagliardi
over in Salem to D-3's best player this
season as part of the Stagg Bowl
festivities.

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VO-NAT




*CG locator Salem
:00 The winner was Linfield
Quarterback Brett Elliott. He led the
Tigers to the national title in last
year's Stagg Bowl after transferring
from Division One Utah.

This season Elliot and Linfield
didn't make it back for the game but
not due to the effort by their
quarterback. He threw for 4 thousand
yards and 49 TD's. He is the 6th Q-B
to win the award. The Tigers lost to
Wisconsin-Whitewater in the
quarterfinals this season 44 to 41.

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*CG 2line Brett Elliott
13th Gagliardi Award Winner
:00



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OUTCUE=THAT WE'VE HAD AT LINFIELD."



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GRANT ON CAM GRANT ON CAM

GRAPHIC=STAGG BOWL The Wisconsin Whitewater team


that made it all the way here to Salem
for the D-3 Title Game may feel some
extra karma as their Girls Volleyball
team won a National Championship in
Salem last month. Well
Wisconsin-Whitewater is a newcomer to
the Stagg bowl, their opponent Mount
Union is not. Travis Wells checked in
with both teams.

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INQ=


*CG locator Alliance, OH
National Semifinals
:00
*CG 2line Nate Kmic
Mount Union Running Back
:19
*CG 2line Larry Kehres
Mount Union Head Coach
:32
*CG locator Whitewater, WI
National Semifinals
:45

*CG 2line Bob Berezowitz
Wisconsin-Whitewater Head Coach
:55
*CG 2line Justin Beaver
Wisconsin-Whitewater Running Back
1:04
*CG standup Travis Wells
twells@wdbj7.com
1:16
*CG 2line Carey Harveycutter
Stagg Bowl Director
1:27



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OQ=News 7 Sports." < (END SOT) game on October 22nd, its first such


loss since 1994, ending a streak of 110
regular season victories.

But the Purple Raiders refocused
and now find themselves back in Salem
bidding for an 8th national title.

NATE KMIC/MOUNT UNION RUNNING BACK:

LARRY KEHRES/MOUNT UNION HEAD COACH:

While Wisconsin-Whitewater is
here for the first time, the Warhawks
didn't back in. In fact, with a win
this weekend, the Hawks will have
beaten the last three national champs,
this postseason in Saint John's,

Linfield, and Mount Union.

BOB BEREZOWITZ/WISCONSIN WHITEWATER
HEAD COACH:

JUSTIN BEAVER/WISCONSIN WHITEWATER
RUNNING BACK:

TRAVIS WELLS:

CAREY HARVEYCUTTER/STAGG BOWL DIRECTOR:

The two teams have met just twice
before, with Mount Union winning both
the 2002 and 2003 season openers. In
Salem, Travis Wells, News 7 Sports.>>
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ANCHOR ON CAM GRANT ON CAM

GRAPHIC=BAM The Stagg Bowl has a tough act to


follow over in Salem after the 22nd
annual Friday Football Extra Awards
banquet was held last night at the
Salem Civic Center.

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*CG locator Salem
Last Night Part of the Night was dedicated :00 to handing out 7 scholarships by the
Roy Stanley Memorial Scholarship
Foundation. That is a new record.

The original plan by the

committee was to hand out only 5
grants. But that changed with the help
of the Western Virginia Football
officials, who all chipped in and
donated one game's pay.

That totaled up to a generous 3
thousand, one hundred and 25 dollar
donation that enabled two others
seniors to receive scholarships.

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*CG 2line Monty Sanders
President, Western Va. Officials
:00





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OQ=...KICK INTO THAT FUND."




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GRAPHIC=None Finally tonight, a firefighter is


hailed as a hero after bringing a dog
back to life.

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*CG locator Westborough, MA

Firefighter Richard LeBlanc gave the
12-pound terrier crossbreed named Pixie
mouth-to-mouth resuscitation in order
to get her breathing again.

Another firefighter jumped in and gave
pixie oxygen prior to taking the animal
to a local vet.

Officials believe the fire may have
ignited from faulty wiring.

No people were hurt in the blaze.

The vet says Pixie is doing well.

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