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Up next on News 7 at eleven-
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The Government could come to a screeching halt on Tuesday- We'll tell you what lawmakers are up to tonight.
These folks in Western Roanoke County don't want industry near their homes- We'll hear from them.
Plus a woman in a coma for nearly two years miraculously wakes up.
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Plus say goodbye to Calvin and Hobbes.
News 7 is next.

Newsbreak


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Good evening.
The Senate has passed a bill to fund government agencies- at least until December first.
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It passed a stop-gap spending measure tonight.
But the President is promising to veto it.
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A woman in Orlando woke up from a 2 year coma.
The doctors don't know why she was in the coma, and held little hope for her.
She's now alert but has some trouble talking.
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Also a comic strip favorite won't be around next year.
Say goodbye to "Calvin and Hobbes."
Join us for News 7 at eleven.

Budget


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The Government could shut down on Tuesday- that's when funding ends for most government agencies.
That could mean some 800 thousand furloughed workers, delays in veteran's benefits, and the closing of some historic sites.
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But tonight the Senate voted to keep the government wheels in motion.
It passed a bill providing temporary funding through December 1st.
Democrats don't like it though and the President says he'll veto it.
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((LEON PANETTA/CHIEF OF STAFF: REPUBLICANS ARE OBVIOUSLY RESORTING TO A FORM OF BLACKMAIL IN ORDER TO PUSH THEIR AGENDA ON THE COUNTRY.)) 14:02:33 ((SEN. TOM DASCHLE/D- SENATE MINORITY LEADER: IT'S A TURKEY STUFFED WITH ALL KIDS OF DISASTROUS ELEMENTS THAT HAVE TO COME OUT.))
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Democrats don't want cuts to Medicare and environmental regulation among other things-
But Republicans say the President needs to negotiate.
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((SEN. ROBERT DOLE/R- MAJORITY LEADER: IF HE'S NOT WILLING TO COOPERATE ON A PATH TO A BALANCED BUDGET THEN THE CHOICE WILL BE HIS IF THE GOVERNMENT SHUTS DOWN HIS FINGERPRINTS ARE GOING TO BE ALL OVER IT.))
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Congress has until midnight Monday to create a spending bill.
Washington has reached this point because Congress failed to pass a budget on time so now the government is operating on temporary funding.

Kevorkian


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More arguing today over whether Dr. Jack Kevorkian's latest patient really was terminally ill.
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Kevorkian's attorney claims the woman had incurable cancer, but the medical examiner says an autopsy found no cancer in the woman's body.
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((DR. KANU VIRANI/MEDICAL EXAMINER: OBVIOUSLY THERE IS NOW VISIBLE CANCER IN THE INTERNAL ORGANS LIKE HAD BEEN CLAIMED TO HAVE CANCER ALL OVER THE BODY. GEOFFREY FIEGER/KEVORKIAN'S ATTORNEY: THIS IS AS TERMINAL AS A PATIENT GETS. YOU CAN'T HAVE A MORE TERMINAL DISEASE. DR.: NO. ANY PHYSICIAN WHO IS EXAMINING IN HIS RIGHT MIND WOULD NOT QUALIFY THIS PATIENT TO BE TERMINAL.))
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Today Fieger showed Cashman's medical records which show she had breast cancer that had spread to her bones.
The Medical Examiner says she had a breast removed but could not find any other visible cancer.
Cashman had just been diagnosed in May.
The autopsy revealed the 58 year old died of carbon monoxide poisoning.
The death is now being ruled a homicide.
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Hudson


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A Danville man will serve 35- years in prison for his role in the murder of a Danville grocery store manager.
19- year- old Kenneth Hudson pled guilty to murder and robbery for the shooting of Oliver Lee Everett, Junior.
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Hudson was with Michael Lamont White the night White shot Everett and stole 600 dollars.
White pled guilty to murder, robbery and weapons violations last month and was sentenced to life in prison.
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State-Senate


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TAPE#95-87
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It ain't over 'til it's over.
With a 20- 20 partisan split in the Virginia State Senate, the debate over who will call the shots in the Commonwealth's upper chamber is just beginning.
Ellen Qualls has more.
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(( The Democrats turned to UVA constitutional expert A.E. Dick Howard to conclude that Don Beyer gives them the 21st vote on almost ANY issue.
Beyer got more specific.
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((LT. GOV. DON BEYER: THE VOTE ON FINAL PASSAGE OF THE BUDGET DOES REQUIRE 21 ELECTED MEMBERS OF THE SENATE. HOWEVER THAT'S NOT WHERE THE ACTION IS. THE ACTION IS ALWAYS IN THE BUDGET AMENDMENTS. IT'S VERY CLEAR THAT I CAN AS LT. GOVERNOR VOTE ON THE BUDGET AMENDMENTS.))
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However, Beyer wasn't clear on whether he would help keep Republicans off key committees.
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((laughter. I'M READY TO VOTE WHEN CALLED UPON TO DO SO. AND I'LL TAKE THAT RESPONSIBILITY.))
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But the Democrat who last served as Virginia's Lieutenant Governor disagrees with his party.
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((DOUG WILDER/FORMER GOVERNOR: THE QUESTION IS WHAT ROLE DOES THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR PLAY? THE LAW IS PRETTY CLEAR IN SOME INSTANCES. IT SAYS THOSE 40 MEMBERS SHALL COMPRISE THE SENATE. AND THEY WOULD HAVE BEEN ELECTED FROM THE VARIOUS DISTRICTS OF THE COMMONWEALTH. THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR IS NOT ELECTED FROM ANY OF THOSE DISTRICTS. I THINK IT WOULD BE VERY DIFFICULT FOR HIM TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ACTUAL ORGANIZING OF THE SENATE.))
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((BOB HOLSWORTH/VCU POLITICAL ANALYST: I THINK THE PUBLIC WOULDN'T LIKE TO SEE IT... SOME OF THE THORNIER ISSUES HERE WIND UP IN THE COURTS.))
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((DOUG WILDER: IT IS A BRAND NEW DAY.))
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And this building still houses two groups that sometimes disagree for the sake of disagreement.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

Allen-Votes


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The governor wasn't up for re-election this year, but his wife managed to get a couple of votes.
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First Lady Susan Allen got one vote for the House of Delegates and one for the Senate -- NOT enough to upset incumbent Democrats Jean Cunningham and Benny Lambert.
The Richmond registrar's office confirms there were only two write- in votes cast in the Allens' downtown precinct, which had NO Republican candidates on the ballot.
The culprit must have been the Governor himself, who borrowed a pen and asked how to write in candidates.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: YOU'LL PROBABLY FIGURE IT OUT ONCE THE POLLS ARE CLOSED. Cartoon character? OH, NO, NO, NO. I WOULD NEVER DO SOMETHING AS FRIVOLOUS AS THAT.))
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Susan Allen did NOT write in any candidates.
The Governor said she wasn't having as much fun as he was.
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Industrial-Site


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Some Roanoke County residents see the county's "Vision" plan for economic development as more hurtful than helpful.
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The county wants to rezone about 45 different parcels of land for industrial and commercial development. But a Glenvar Heights' resident says tonight's meeting left him with more questions than answers.
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((DAVID SHELOR/RESIDENT: WELL WE GOT NO QUESTIONS ANSWERED. THE ONLY THING WE GOT WAS THAT THIS WAS A SITE THAT WE WOULD LIKE TO USE FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND THE ANSWER TONIGHT FROM ALL THE RESIDENTS WAS DEFINITELY NO.
TIM GUBALA/ROANOKE CO. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: I THINK AT THIS POINT WHEN YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT A GENERAL REZONING WE DON'T HAVE A SPECIFIC COMPANY LOOKING AT ANY OF THESE SITES. WE DON'T HAVE A SPECIFIC PLAN. WE'RE TRYING TO UNDERSTAND THE CONCERNS THAT THE CITIZENS HAD AS WE MOVE FORWARD SO WE COULD PRESENT SOMETHING MORE CONCRETE IN THE FUTURE.))
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Gubala says the western part of the county offers larger acreage tracts and the convenience of I-81.
But some residents say they moved to that part of the county to get away from that kind of growth.
Another community meeting is set for January.
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When News 7 at 11 returns, a Florida woman wakes up from a two year coma, disagreements between management and the union could keep Goodyear from working around the clock,
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and off the coast of North Carolina, the Coast Guard has to come to rescue to save crew members of an ill fated sail boat.
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Rescue


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A dramatic rescue about 400 miles off the North Carolina coast.
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The Coast Guard got a call from a Sailboat that was en route from Bermuda to Long Island.
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Crewmembers say the boat was tossed about for two days- The captain put out a distress signal when several crewmembers became dehydrated and could not keep food or water down.
The winds took its toll on the vessel and its seven crew members, but the coast guard lifted the men to safety.
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Coma


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Family members are calling it a miracle-
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A woman in a coma for almost two years woke up.
It was September of 1993 that 39 year old Liz Thomas was found unconscious on the bathroom floor. She slipped into a coma shortly after-
Doctors were mystified and held out little hope.
But this past Saturday Liz woke up.
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((MARY THOMAS/SISTER: IT'S NOT OVER. MY DADDY SAYS IT'S NOT OVER TIL THE FAT LADY SINGS AND SHE AIN'T SINGING HERE. SHE'S NOT SINGING IN HERE NOW IS SHE BABY GIRL. NO WAY.))
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Doctors say Liz is aware of her surroundings although she does have trouble talking.
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Goodyear


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Plans to increase the workforce at the Goodyear tire plant in Danville may have hit the skids, at least for now.
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Goodyear and the union there can't seem to agree on conditions to run the plant 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Goodyear says it plans to hire as many as 400 people if it can find a way to make the plant a continuous operation.
The United Steelworkers of America says it's tried its hardest to work out an agreement with the company, but now the ball is in Goodyear's court.
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RADVA


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TAPE#95-86
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The RADVA Corporation of Radford is branching out and boosting the local economy.
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The company makes plastic- foam panels, for use in buildings and homes like these going up in Christiansburg.
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It's met huge success overseas, especially in Russia.
Now people there want other Western home-building supplies, and RADVA is buying them up from local merchants to meet the demand.
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((JIM WOLFE/RADVA SPECIAL PROJECTS MGR.: EVERYTHING WE CAN GET WE GET EITHER IN ROANOKE OR CHRISTIANSBURG OR RADFORD, AND IF WE HAVE TO, LIKE THE BRICK COMES FROM TENNESSEE. ))
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((AND THEY TAKE IT TO NORFOLK, WE USE THE NORFOLK PORT EXCLUSIVELY AND LOCAL TRUCKERS EXCLUSIVELY ALSO.))
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Now RADVA will concentrate MORE on its overseas markets.
It sold 80 percent of its panel- building subsidiary, Thermastructure, Limited to Ecological Systems of North Carolina.
Thermastructure bought the rights to make and market the building panels in MOST of the U.S.
That gives RADVA working capital to expand its division which builds the panel- making machines for its INTERNATIONAL licensees.
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Coming up on our broadcast, another cartoonist is calling it quits,
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and we'll see how a Smith Mountain Lake businessman is wanting to hook in tourists.
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Aquarium


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It may not take much to attract people to a public park at Smith Mountain Lake.
But Franklin County officials say they want to throw in some extra bait.
Specifically, an aquarium.
Scott Prince has the story.
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(( Franklin County officials are trying to reel in support for an aquarium at Smith Mountain Lake.
The 12- hundred square foot aquatic center would be located here in the Scruggs area-- where a proposed public park might be built.
Supporters say the aquarium would serve as an aquatic study center, and bring in tourists at the same time.
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((DAVID HILL/PROJECT'S LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT: WHEN PEOPLE SUGGESTED AN AQUARIUM TO US IT SEEMED TO US THAT WAS A VERY APPROPRIATE USE THAT COULD DRAW PEOPLE FROM FRANKLIN COUNTY AND ACTUALLY DRAW A LOT OF OTHER PEOPLE BEYOND FRANKLIN COUNTY. ))
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The idea for the aquarium was born at a public workshop this past summer.
The plan calls for exhibits of a wide variety of fish, including striped bass, walleye, trout and carp.
But right now officials are fishing for revenue.
They're hoping for state and federal money, or maybe even a corporate sponsorship.
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((NEIL SIGMON/FRANKLIN CO. PARKS: OF COURSE FUNDING IS ALWAYS GOING TO BE THE MAIN STUMBLING BLOCK. BUT WE HAVE YET TO DETERMINE THE LEASE AGREEMENT.))
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Sigmon hopes the park itself will be open by the summer of '97.
Meanwhile, initial projections show the big catch-- the aquarium, might be on solid ground by 1998.
Scott Prince, News 7.)) Wx-Tape
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S-Score


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Blacksburg wins the final New River district girl's basketball championship.
Tech is picked to win the Atlantic Ten.
And Buddy Bell takes over the Tigers, after we take a look at tonight's scores.
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S-Blacksburg


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The final girls' basketball tournament game ever in the New River District was played last night at Blacksburg high school as the Lady Indians wrote the final chapter in the district's annals with a 48-to-33 win.
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The Lady Cavaliers from Carroll County were hoping to take the trophy back to Hillsville tonight.
But Blacksburg would get it going early. Off the inbounds pass, Maggie Kohler dishes to Andrea Feret, who nails the short jumper to shoot the Indians in front.
It was then Carroll's turn to light up the scoreboard as India Easter picks up an assist as she finds Bethany Hill, who drains the jumper and its a 2 point game.
Angie Farmer would take this Easter assist and she converts on the left side to tie the game in the first half.
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But the Indians would take over in the second period and never look back.
Senior April Rogers nets two of team high 16 points. The Indians overcome a slow start this season to win the final New River tourney title 48-to-33.
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In the three rivers semi-finals. Floyd County beat Auburn by 15 and Radford topped Shawsville 59-to-50.

S-FFE


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NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S5-18
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The regular season comes to a close tonight on Friday Football Extra, and that means district titles and playoff spots will be up for grabs.
Here's where you'll catch our crews catching all the action.
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S-Atlantic


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NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#tb96-1
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The Atlantic Ten conference is celebrating its 20th season as league this year, and yesterday the league's 12 men's basketball coaches held a preseason media gathering in Philadelphia to talk about the upcoming season.
U-Mass was picked to win the East division, while Virginia Tech was a runaway choice to win the six team western division in the Hokies first year in the league.
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S-Bell


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
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The Detroit Tigers have raided the American League champion Indians for their new Manager.
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Cleveland infield coach Buddy Bell, who has no managerial experience but a lot of respect among is peers in the major leagues signed a two year deal last night.
At the newsconference he was asked if he'd had time to talk with team owner MIke Ilitch, who also owns Little Caesars.
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S-Nomo


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NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
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The bell also tolled tonight for Los Angeles pitcher Hideo Nomo, who was named the National League's rookie of the year.
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This marks the fourth straight year the Baseball writers of American have voted a Dodger to this award.
Nomo, who joined the Dodgers this season after starring in the Japanese League, received 18 first place votes and 118 total points to edge Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones. Jones was named first on 10 ballots and finished with 104 points.
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S-Rodman


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S5-17
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Chicago Bulls forward Dennis Rodman says he will have to miss the next month of the NBA season because of an injury he suffered earlier this week.
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The NBA's Bad Boy says he has a bad calf muscle that he hurt on Tuesday night in the Bulls game with the Toronto Raptors.
He apparently suffered the injury while running in to the stands to track down a loose ball.
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SS=USA BASKETBALL


And Dawn Staley, the former UVa all-american, who is a key member of the USA national team, will be out of action for two and half weeks because of minor knee surgery she had today in Charlottesville.

Sports Tease


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Still to come tonight, Roy Stanley checks in from the ODAC women''s annual basketball media day.
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Plus we'll tell you about some youth hockey players who need your support and a little cash to take a once in a lifetime trip to Montreal.
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S-ODAC


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S5-21
GRAPHIC=ODAC LOGO


The Old Dominion Athletic Conference women's basketball race could go right down to the wire, if you believe the coaches preseason hype.
Roy Stanley has more from their annual media Day.
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((Balance is the word the coaches are using to describe the competition in the ODAC this season.
But the coaches have picked defending ODAC champion Roanoke as the preseason favorite.
Under head coach Susan Dunnigan, The Lady Maroons have won 10-ODAC championships and appeared in six straight N-C-A-A tournaments.
Dunnigan's coaching talent may be tested this year. Roanoke has several veteran players to mix with a solid group of freshman.)) ((SUSAN DUNNIGAN/ROANOKE HEAD COACH: I'M FLATTERED THAT THEY HAVE THAT MUCH FAITH IN US, BUT ITS GOING TO BE A STRUGGLE FOR US TO BE ABLE TO EQUAL WHAT WE HAVE DONE. WE'LL GET THERE EVENTUALLY, HOPEFULLY. A LOT IS GOING TO DEPEND ON HOW FAST OUR FRESHMEN DEVELOP. BECAUSE WE HAVE A LOT OF FRESHMEN)) ((Randolph Macon, Guilford, Bridgewater and Virginia Wesleyan round out the top 5 and either of those teams could challenge the Lady Maroons for first place in the conference.)) ((CARROLL LAHAYE/RANDOLPH-MACON HEAD COACH: BEING PICKED SECOND IS PROBABLY NOTHING NEW, WE HAVE 5 SENIORS ON OUR SQUAD, SO THE SECOND PLACE RATING IS SOMETIMES A MORAL BOOSTER THEY'LL WORK HARDER TO BEAT THAT FIRST PLACE TEAM, BUT AT THE SAME TIME IT DOES PUT SOME PRESSURE ON YOU )) ((KAREN HARVEY/HOLLINS HEAD COACH: ODAC IS VERY COMPETITIVE, I THINK COMING INTO THE SITUATION I KNOW THE ODAC AS WELL AS ANYBODY WHO WOULD COME INTO THIS POSITION )) ((Harvey is the new head coach at Hollins this season. Roy Stanley news 7 sports.))
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S-Hockey


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#ST5-15
GRAPHIC=YOUTH HOCKEY


The Roanoke Valley Youth Hockey Association hopes to raise $25 thousand dollars to send a team to the Can-Am National Hockey Tournament in Montreal next February.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke; :


Thanks to the excitement generated by the Roanoke Express, the area's Youth Hockey program has 260 kids ages 5 through 17.
17 of those players in the 15 to 17 year old age group will make up the Roanoke Junior Express travel squad that will get to play on an international level and learn a little something in the process.
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((DICK PITMAN/VALLEY YOUTH HOCKEY ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT: )) ((PIERRE PAIEMENT/ROANOKE EXPRESS GENERAL MANAGER: ))
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S-Woods


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#r-30
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The Wood Brothers have gone Hollywood for this weekend's Winston Cup season finale at Atlanta.
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As we told you Monday, the Wood Brothers number 21 Ford will have a new paint scheme for the race, as the car helps promote the new James Bond thriller Golden Eye.
This will also be the final race for Morgan Shepherd in that Wood Brothers Thunderbird.
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Salem-Antiques


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=eleven
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#95-85
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When Keith Baker opened his first antique mall in Salem, some residents feared the effect on the downtown business district.
Since then, the number of antique dealers has multiplied, and so have the benefits for other merchants.
Joe Dashiell has the story.
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((A clock show first brought New Jersey collector Harry Blair to Salem, but he says stores filled with antiques and artful reproductions bring him downtown when he's passing through the area.
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((HARRY BLAIR: AND QUITE A WIDE VARIETY OF, MY GOSH, ART GLASS AND CLOCKS AND OLD AND NEW BOTH.))
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Some residents raised a red flag when the first antique mall opened, but the new businesses haven't turned downtown into a flea market. They HAVE lured customers from the interstate.
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((KEITH BAKER/GREEN MARKET ANTIQUE MALL: WE ADVERTISE IN ALL OF THE TRADE MAGAZINES, AND MOST OR ALL OF OUR BUSINESS COMES OFF INTERSTATE 81, ABOUT 80 PERCENT OF OUR BUYING PEOPLE COME OFF THE INTERSTATE. WE DO WELL.))
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Antique dealers have filled more than a few storefronts here on Main Street, but their growth has also been good for other businesses here.
Steve Edwards says he located his framing business downtown because of the traffic the antiques stores have created.
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((STEVE EDWARDS/OLDE SALEM FRAMING: IT'S CERTAINLY INCREASED THE VITALITY OF DOWNTOWN SALEM AND IT'S ALLOWED US TO DEVELOP A DIVERSITY OF BUSINESS THAT CAN BRING PEOPLE IN TO SHOP.))
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And Salem merchants hope the mix of old and new will continue to bring customers from near and far.
Joe Dashiell News 7))

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And finally tonight, fans of the comic strip Calvin and Hobbes will not find anything to laugh about in this last story.
The strip's artist, Bill Watterson, says he's retiring his popular strip as of December 31st.
In a letter to newspaper editors the 38-year old Watterson says the decision to stop doing the strip was difficult.
But he says his interests now lie elsewhere.
The cartoonist says he's tired of dealing with the constraints of daily deadlines and small panels.
The strip featured the misadventures of six-year old Calvin and his sometimes stuffed tiger Hobbes. It currently runs in 24-hundred newspapers across the world.