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Up next on News 7 at eleven-
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More of this is on the way. Winter weather advisories in effect for tomorrow.
Last minute meetings are under way- But in less than an hour much of the Government could shut down-
Plus a suspected nationwide serial killer is chased down in Kentucky.
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News 7 at eleven is next.

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Good Evening.
Winter weather advisories are in effect for Western Virginia for tomorrow.
Robin Reed says expect SNOW west of Roanoke.
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A suspected serial killer is in custody.
Glen Rogers ended his alleged killing spree with a high speed chase in Kentucky.
Police linked him to five murders from California to Florida.
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The President just moments ago vetoed a spending bill.
Now he is meeting with Congressional leaders.
Much of the government could shut down at midnight.
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Join us for News 7 at eleven. Toss to Robin


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School-Closing


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The winter weather has already caused some school systems to close for tomorrow.
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Take School Watch
Schools in the Alleghany Highlands will be CLOSED tomorrow.
Bath County schools will be CLOSED tomorrow.
As will the Jackson River Technical Center.
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Budget


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In less than one hour, much of the government will shut down- out of money- because of conflict in Washington.
Regina Blakely reports what's going on right now in Washington and what it'll mean when the clock strikes twelve.
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((The hours before the deadline were filled with last minute maneuvering. before President Clinton could veto the temporary spending bill he summoned congressional leaders from both parties to the white house..to talk about breaking the stalemate.
REP. NEWT GINGRICH/HOUSE SPEAKER: THE KEY IS THEY DROPPED ALL THEIR PRE CONDITIONS, SAID LET'S SIT DOWN AND TALK.
It was a day filled with huddled meetings... talk of options.. and anxious anticipation not only on both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue but among hundreds of thousands of federal employees affected.
The president set the tone early in the day when he vetoed the debt limit extension making it clear he was ready to issue another veto if there were no changes. But Republicans also had a message that what was happening with the temporary bill was simply a prelude to the bigger budget battles.
SEN PETE DOMENICI/R-NEW MEXICO:
REGINA BLAKELY/CBS NEWS.))

Federal-Budget


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What will a government shutdown mean here in Southwest Virginia?
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For starters it means confusion for area seniors and veterans.
They're afraid that their government checks will stop coming.
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((GEORGE BALDWIN/VETERAN: IT'S THE ONLY INCOME I HAVE AT THIS TIME AND I'M VERY DEPENDENT ON IT. ))
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But Federal officials say all government checks will be delivered.
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((FRED AYSCUE/ROANOKE SOCIAL SECURITY DIRECTOR: THE CHECKS TO THE BENEFICIARIES THEMSELVES WILL NOT BE AFFECTED BY THIS SHUTDOWN. ))
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Ayscue (Askew) did say anyone who wants to apply for new benefits would have to wait until after the shutdown was over.
Meanwhile, for the majority of government employees, they'll be off the job.
That means they won't get paid for a while.
Government workers have been told to report to work in the morning.
That's when they'll be told whether to stay or go home.
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Serial-Killer


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A man suspected of five killings in five states is in custody tonight- after a high speed chase-
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This is how the chase ended- in central Kentucky.
Police caught Glen Rogers in the White Ford that may have belonged to one of his victims.
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((REPORTER: DID YOU KILL WOMEN? GLEN ROGERS: YOU HEAR ME. REPORTER: DID YOU KILL THESE WOMEN GLEN? ROGERS: NO.))
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Police say Rogers is the man who picked up victims from California to Florida.
They linked Rogers to four killings in Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana and California, as well as a fifth murder of a Kentucky man with whom Rogers once lived.
Police say it was an anonymous tip led that them to Rogers.
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Saudi


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Officials in Saudi Arabia are trying to find out who set off a bomb this morning.
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The blast happened in Riyadh (Ree-odd) killing six people- five of them Americans.
Two groups have claimed responsibility, but the claims are viewed with skepticism.
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((NICHOLAS BURNS/STATE DEPARTMENT SPOKESMAN: ONE IS CALLED THE TIGERS OF THE GULF. THE OTHER IS CALLED THE ISLAMIC MOVEMENT FOR CHANGE.)) 14:09:38 ((THE U.S. IS OUTRAGED BY THIS COWARDLY ACT OF TERRORISM AND WE CONDEMN IT IN THE STRONGEST POSSIBLE TERMS.))
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No one is sure who the bombers were trying to kill.
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Fire


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Fire destroyed a Southeast Roanoke home shortly before six tonight-
Tonight it broke out again- just about a half an hour ago.
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No one was injured but the blaze gutted this house at 663 Highland Avenue.
Fire was burning throughout the home when firefighters go there.
Officials say the blaze caused extensive damage to the home making it unlivable.
Investigators still haven't determined how it started, but will keep investigating.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER
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When News 7 returns, Virginia Democrats look for ways to control the State Senate,
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and we'll see if the Golden Leaf really means gold to Virginia farmers in part one of our series "Tobacco Under Fire."
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Monday-Tobacco


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Tobacco has provided Virginians a way to make a living for more than a century.
But with tobacco's medical risks no longer a secret, one of the largest industries in our area is in for some big changes, if not outright extinction.
This week we bring you a series called "Tobacco...Under Fire".
Tonight, Len Besthoff takes an in-depth look at tobacco's economic impact.
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The estimates vary, but a 1990 study says that one in every 25 people in Virginia are directly or indirectly employed by the tobacco industry. Nat Sot from warehouse
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((Most people when they think of the tobacco industry think of the farms where the tobacco's grown and then cured in barns like the ones you see here behind me. But in the typical tobacco community, there are lots of people involved in the businesses providing everything from farm equipment to financing. ))
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Then there are the companies that handle the tobacco after its grown, the warehouses, the processors, and the cigarette makers.
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((TOM BUNDY/SOUTHWEST TOBACCO WAREHOUSE: WE DEPEND ON A GREAT DEAL ON THE WAREHOUSE FOR OUR ANNUAL INCOME. AND OF COURSE IT GOES ON TO, ALL THE WAY DOWN TO CONVENIENCE STORE OWNERS AND OPERATORS AND THE PEOPLE THAT WORK FOR THEM.))
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Virginia is the nations' fifth largest tobacco producer, ranking only behind North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, and South Carolina.
It's the state's NUMBER ONE cash crop.
Soybeans, peanuts, corn, and wheat don't even come close in total sales. Nat Sot from Danville auction file
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About 75-percent of Virginia's tobacco crop is the flue-cured variety.
It's dried using artificial heat.
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((DAVID REED/EXTENSION AGRONOMIST SOUTHERN PIEDMONT AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION IN BLACKSTONE:
THE FLUE-CURED TOBACCO IS PRODUCED IN SOUTHSIDE VIRGINIA, THE COUNTIES IN THE SOUTHERN PIEDMONT REGION OF THE STATE. PARTICULARLY THOSE BORDERING NORTH CAROLINA.))
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Burley tobacco grown in Southwest Virginia accounts for 20 percent of the state's crop.
It's air cured under natural weather conditions.
The five largest tobacco producing counties in Virginia are Pittsylvania, Halifax, Mecklenburg, Washington, and Lunenburg.
And there's no doubt how profitable the crop is.
The average tobacco farmer has gross sales of four-thousand-dollars an acre.
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((GERALD COULTHARD/TOBACCO FARMER: TOBACCO RAISES MORE PER ACRE THAN ANY OTHER PRODUCT THAT YOU CAN RAISE. AND IT'S JUST...IT'S A LIFESTYLE OF THIS AREA OF SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA.))
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A lot of small farming communities will be hurt if there's a severe decline in the tobacco industry.
But while tobacco is the state's number one cash crop, it ISN'T the state's top agricultural commodity.
Chickens, beef-and-dairy-cattle, and turkey sales are all greater.
Len Besthoff, News-7.))

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Tomorrow on News-7, Danville bureau chief Teresa Hamilton with speak with some Southside tobacco growers.
They will explain what makes tobacco so profitable and why other crops have failed.

State-Senate


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Virginia's Democratic state senators say they'll find ways to work together -- and WITH Lieutenant Governor Don Beyer -- to control the upper chamber.
They're also hiring constitutional expert A-E Dick Howard of U-V-a's law school to help them interpret what powers Beyer has.
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15 of the 20 newly elected Senate Democrats met with Beyer in a private unity meeting today at a Charlottesville hotel.
The Senators yielded to Beyer as their official spokesman.
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((LT. GOV. DON BEYER: IN A 20- 20 SENATE WITH ME AS THE TIE-BREAKER, THERE ISN'T GOING TO BE MUCH ROOM FOR A LOT OF AIMLESS DEFECTIONS. AND WE'RE GONNA WORK TOGETHER AS A TEAM. BUT WE'RE GONNA PUT LEADERSHIP ABOVE PARTISANSHIP. WE SPENT SOME TIME TALKING ABOUT THE NEED TO RESPECT THE MANY DIFFERENT POLITICAL PHILOSOPHIES THAT WERE REPRESENTED IN THE ROOM. THAT THE PARTY HAS TO BE BIG ENOUGH FOR VIRGIL GOODE AND JOE GARTLAN AT THE SAME TIME.))
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Beyer says Senate Democrats have put education at the top of their "to do" list.
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He says they also expressed NO desire for revenge against Governor George Allen.
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Dems-4-Day


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Beyer says he'll work to get rid of any party officials who did what the Republican Joint Caucus did in the state senate race in Charlottesville.
The Republican Caucus drew fire from its own party for sending out six- thousand post cards under a PAC called "Dems For Day."
The post cards supported independent candidate Donel (DON-uhl) Day, to peel liberal support away from Democrat Emily Couric.
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Couric lost the race despite the post cards.
Beyer says it would NOT happen in the Democratic party.
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((LT. GOV. DON BEYER: NO. IF SOMEONE DELIBERATELY SET OUT TO DECEIVE THE VOTERS BY PRETENDING TO BE SOMEONE THAT THEY WEREN'T, I DON'T THINK I WOULD TOLERATE IT, AND I DON'T THINK THAT SHOULD BE TOLERATED WITHIN OUR DEMOCRATIC PARTY STRUCTURE. THAT'S NOT THE WAY TO WIN ELECTIONS.))
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Beyer says he thinks the "Dems For Day" stunt may inspire some campaign reform bills in the next legislative session.
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Coming up next on our broadcast, Virginia Tech wants an increase in its budget,
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and we'll see how a group of Salem students are recycling a little fun.
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Business-News


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It appears United Airlines will not try to merge with U-S Air.
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United has decided NOT to make a bid for the troubled airline.
It would apparently cost more than United's employee-owners would tolerate.
IN OTHER BUSINESS NEWS- First Union's boss may not be called "Fast Eddie" much longer.
Ed Crutchfield says his bank will slow down its merger activity over the next few years and focus on selling its financial products.
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Among First Union's recent conquests: the First Fidelity bank of New Jersey and Roanoke-based Dominion Bankshares.

TEch-Visitors


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Virginia Tech wants the General Assembly to increase its budget by 13 million dollars.
The board of visitors
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reviewed the two year spending plan at its quarterly meeting today- The plan was submitted to the state last Friday.
It includes new outreach programs to enhance statewide economic development as well as funding for new technology.
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((MINNIS RIDENOUR/EXECUTIVE VICE-PRESIDENT: IN TERMS OF THE NEXT BIENNIUM, WE'RE ASKING FOR NEW INITIATIVES OF 13 MILLION, HAVING TO DO PRIMARILY WITH CHANGING THE WAY WE TEACH, LEARN AND ADMINISTER THE UNIVERSITY, WITH THOSE BEING DIRECTED TOWARDS TECHNOLOGY. ))
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The board was also briefed on State Council of Higher Education recommendations which call for six percent faculty pay raises over each of the next four years.
The General Assembly must approve those recommendations, as well as Tech's 501 million- dollar budget proposal.
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Night-Snow


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Western Virginia is under a Winter bracing itself tonight for a winter storm.

Some areas have already seen signifigant snowfall.. earlier today but the rest of the region still waits
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Kimberly McBroom has been out on snow patrol tonight
Kim, what's it like out there?
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KIm Adlibs HOW CAN PEOPLE FIND OUT ABOUT ROAD CONDITIONS TOMORROW Morning?


S-Score


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TAPE#TB96-1
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The Express gets back its number one player who in turn gets his number jersey.
Mercury Morris stops by the star city, UVa talks about Tech, and we'll look at some VMI preseason hoops
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But first, earlier tonight the Associated Press Top 25 college basketball poll was released tonight, the 1995 NIT champion Hokies are in the poll for the first time under Bill Foster.
Let's take a look at the entire preseason top 25. wipe to chyron
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S-VMI


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The 1995-96 VMI Keydets basketball squad tuned up for the regular season last night in an exhibition with BC Benston of Croatia in Lexington.
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The Keydets exchanged gifts and pleasantries with their foreign visitors before the game.
The welcome party was short lived as VMI rudely jumped on top. Former Cave Spring standout Matt Metheny knocks down the long range 3 in his Cameron Hall debut.
Then watch Maurice Spencer on the nice dish to the trailing Lester Johnson for the big jam.
But BC hung tough. Peter Popovich nails an area code 3 of his own from the corner to keep things close.
Darko Krunic then finds Mario Maloca on the break for the easy layin off the board.
But this one was all VMI. Bobby Prince gets the bucket after the nice
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spin move down the lane and the Keydets win it 88 to 75.
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S-Raptors


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In the NBA the expansion Toronto Raptors have now dropped six straight games.
Tonight they hosted the Jazz in Toronto
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And got an eyeful of John Stockton who scored a game high 29 points and dished out a dozen assists.
Chris Morris the former Net knocks down this three pointer in the first half.
But the Raptors led this one by by five points at the half thanks in part to Frank Allen's former star center Carlos Rogers.
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But Morris would drill another three in the second half and finish with 17 points as the Jazz bounces back from yesterday's loss to the Knicks to win it 103-to-100.
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S-Young


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Last year's regular season and Super Bowl MVP, Steve Young, had exploratory arthroscopic surgery today on his injured shoulder.
Head coach George Seifert says the decision to operate was made on the plane ride home last night while the team was celebrating its win over Dallas.
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((GEORGE SEIFERT/49ERS HEAD COACH:))
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S-Express


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One of the most popular players in the three year history of the Roanoke Express came back home today to reclaim his number one jersey and his place between the pipes.
Daniel Berthiaume re-signed with the Express today giving up a chunk of cash in the IHL with the Detroit Vipers to return to the Roanoke Valley.
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((DANIEL BERTHIAUME/SIGNS WITH EXPRESS:))
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To make room for Berthiaume, the Express traded goalie Mike Parson to Johnstown for the infamous player to be named later.
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By the way, Berthiaume will be in uniform tomorrow night when the Express skates into Raleigh to battle the Icecaps.

Sports Tease


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Still to come tonight, when we return after this quick break
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Steve Mason checks in from Charlottesville where the Cavalier are finished celebrating the ACC title and are no looking to win the championship of the Commonwealth.
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S-CY


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NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s5-24
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Chipper Jones failed to get the Braves this year's rookie of the year award, but last night Greg Maddux brings the Cy Young back to Atlanta for the fourth straight year.
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The crafty right hander Maddux, who captured an unprecedented third consecutive Cy Young awards last year, had his greatest season in 1995 as he posted an earned run average of 1.63.
He also led the league in wins with a 19-and-2 record.
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S-Virginia


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Now that both Virginia Tech and U-V-A have conference title looked up, the only thing to do Saturday is let it all hang out.
And Steve Mason says Cavaliers plan to do just that as they welcome the Hokies to Charlottesville.
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((A Monday snowfall temporarily turned Scott Stadium into Lambeau field. The conditions forced UVa's weekly newsconference inside. Where George Welsh shared time with the weather channel. But clenching the ACC title at Maryland over the weekend has brought at least one type of warm front to Hooville.
TIKI BARBER/ACC'S LEADING RUSHER: ITS DEFINITELY A GREAT FEELING FOR US. ITS A GOAL WE'VE BEEN TRYING TO REACH SINCE THE SEASON STARTED. ITS SOMETHING I KNOW THE SENIORS HAVE GONE FOR SINCE THEY'VE BEEN HERE. WE FINALLY GOT IT.
GEORGE WELSH/UVA COACH: I FEEL GOOD ABOUT IT. YOU KNOW YOU CAN ENJOY IT FOR SATURDAY NIGHT, BUT THEN WHEN YOU HAVE TO GO TO WORK ON THE LAST GAME OF THE SEASON WOULD BE DIFFERENT, BUT NOW WE'RE INTO A VERY INTENSE RIVALRY.
A rivalry that will celebrate its one hundredth birthday this weekend.
MIKE GROH/UVA QUARTERBACK: ITS H\JUST ONE OF THOSE OLD- FASHIONED BACKYARD BRAWLS, AND ITS WHOEVER PLAYS BETTER THAT DAY. LAST YEAR I THINK MAURICE WAS A LITTLE BIT OFF, AND HE HELPED US OUT A LOT, SO WE DON'T ANTICIPATE BEING THAT LUCKY THIS YEAR. Groh is referring to Maurice De Shazo's five interceptions last year. Tech's offense has committed less turnovers this season, while the defense is ranked second nationally against the run.
JASON AUGUSTINO/UVA OFFENSIVE TACKLE: WHEN I SAW IN THE PAPER THEY SAID THEY HAVE THE BEST "D" IN THE COUNTRY, THAT'S A BIG MOTIVATION FACTOR FOR US THIS WEEK TO SEE IF WE CAN BLOCK THE BEST DEFENSE IN THE COUNTRY.
However, the Wahoos are generating little motivation for the fact that a win might mean a bigger bowl bid.
RONDE BARBER/UVA CORNERBACK: THEY WAY THE BOWLS ARE WORKING RIGHT NOW OUTSIDE ITS REALLY CONFUSING, ITS LIKE THEY DON'T KNOW WHAT'S GOING ON ANYWAYS. I THINK EVERYBODY'S GOING TO PLAY THIS GAME AND LAY IT ON THE LINE, BRAGGING RIGHTS OF THE STATE - THE GAME OF THE YEAR.
Saturday's game kicks- off at high noon, and if you consider what has happened in recent years playing at home could be a disadvantage for Virginia. In 1993 the Cavaliers lost to the Hokies right here in Scott Stadium. Then last year UVa beat Tech on the road in Blacksburg 42-23. In Charlottesville, Steve Mason, News 7 Sports.))
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Playground


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#95-85
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Some elementary school students in Salem have turned aluminum cans and trash into a recreation area.
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The Fort Lewis Elementary school dedicated this new play structure today.
It's unique because it is built with recycled cans and plastic containers.
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((GAYE SIGMON/SCHOOL PRINCIPAL: WE INTENDED TO MAKE THIS SOMETHING OF AN ENVIRONMENTAL PLAY AREA WHERE THEY CAN COME OUT. THEY CAN ENJOY NATURE, THEY CAN LOOK AT THE CLOUDS, AND EARLIER THIS MORNING COULD HAVE ENJOYED THE SNOW.)) ((MEGAN MITCHEL/FORT LEWIS STUDENT: WELL, I THOUGHT IT WAS VERY NICE THAT WE DEDICATED OUR PLAYGROUND SO WELL. WE BROUGHT IN MANY, MANY CANS FOR THIS PLAYGROUND. WE RECYCLED THEN... IT WAS A NICE CEREMONY. I THINK WE REALLY DESERVED IT.))
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The structure was paid for with fund- raisers, grants, and private (----------------) donations.