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Up next on News 7 at eleven-
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He is the man of the state parole system.
Now he could face a criminal charge himself.
The public will hear O-J Simpson's side of the story. We'll have details.
Plus one are high school must forfeit two victories. We'll tell you why.
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News 7 is next.

Newsbreak


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Good Evening.
Governor Allen's parole board
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SUPER=03-Richmond, February, 1994;

chairman may face a criminal charge for alleged misconduct.
The Governor appointed former U-S Marshall John Metzger in 1994.
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The public will hear O-J Simpson's side of the story.
A judge ruled Simpson's deposition in two civil suits will not be kept
secret. SUPER=03-Lynchburg/File Tape;


E-C Glass High School forfeited two football victories today after discovering it used an academically ineligible player in the games.
Roy Stanley will have details.

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Join us for News 7 at eleven.

Metzger


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He is the man in charge of the state's parole system.
Now the Parole board chairman may face criminal charges himself for alleged misconduct.
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The Governor appointed former Roanoke U-S Marshall John Metzger to head his tough new parole board in February of 1994.
Public Safety Secretary Jerry Kilgore tells NEWS-7 that he'll release some details of an internal audit into the conduct of the entire board tomorrow.
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The most serious of those allegations involves the possible back-dating of warrants to arrest parolees for parole violations AFTER their parole periods have expired.
But a source within the Administration says other allegations specifically about Metzger include sexual and racial harassment directed at other parole board members.
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John Metzger could NOT be reached for comment.
Secretary Kilgore says he will make recommendations to the Governor about the audit tomorrow.
Even after parole was abolished in January, the parole board still handles those who committed crimes in prior years.

Smart-Road


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TAPE#95-102
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Just how intelligent it would be to build the SMART Road is still up for debate.
At a public hearing tonight people tried to sway the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors as it considers providing land for the highway.
Kimberly McBroom was there.
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((DAN FLEMING/SMART ROAD OPPONENT: THIS IS CLASSIC CORPORATE WELFARE. CLASSIC CORPORATE WELFARE. SO FOR A FEW DOLLARS FOR TECH, WE'RE SUPPOSED TO SELL OUT FOR CORPORATE WELFARE. ))
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Many New River Valley residents feel their own welfare is getting run over to make room for the Smart Road.
Several local environmental groups have filed suit against the Virginia Department of Transportation-- saying it hasn't allowed enough public input on the project.
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((MIKE SCANLON/NEW RIVER VALLEY GREENS: THEY SHOULD HAVE TAKEN IT THROUGH THE PUBLIC PROCESS. THEY SHOULD HAVE PUT OUT A SUPPLEMENTAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT, AND PEOPLE SHOULD HAVE BEEN GIVEN THE CHANCE TO SPEAK, LIKE TONIGHT. HOWEVER, THEY DIDN'T. THEY'VE TRIED TO CIRCUMVENT THE PUBLIC PROCESS-- AND THAT IS ONE OF THE MAIN REASON'S WE'RE TAKING THEM TO COURT. ))
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Other opponents of the Blacksburg to Roanoke link say it's a waste of money.
But supporters say its boost for economic development will make it financially smart.
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((KEITH FURR/SMART ROAD SUPPORTER: WE HAVE A LOT OF AMENITIES HERE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY-- PAID FOR BY TAXES. UNLESS WE HAVE JOBS, UNLESS WE HAVE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, WE WON'T BE ABLE TO PAY FOR THESE GOOD LIBRARIES-- WE WON'T BE ABLE TO PAY FOR A LOT OF THINGS. ))
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Standup Here tape 2 last one, please
The Smart Road hasn't gotten the green light yet.
The county board of supervisors is expected to vote on the issue at its next meeting November 20th.
Kimberly McBroom, News 7, Christiansburg.

Budget


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Top Republicans are trying again to break the budget impasse.
They're pushing a new emergency spending bill.
It would require the President to agree to balance the budget in seven years -- but would drop an increase in Medicare premiums.
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But President Clinton told CBS news anchor Dan Rather- he won't sign it.
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((I BELIEVE THEIR BUDGET WILL DO HARM TO OUR COUNTRY. I CAN NOT SUPPORT IT.))
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Bills


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Meanwhile the Government will be able to pay its bills for awhile.
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Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin tapped into government retirement funds to keep the nation from going into default.
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((ROBERT RUBIN/TREASURY SECRETARY: THESE ACTIONS ARE EXTRAORDINARY, THEY ARE COSTLY, BUT THEY ARE INFINITELY PREFERABLE TO DEFAULT.))
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Rubin says if he had not taken action, the nation could not pay 25 billion dollars in interest payments due today.

Warner


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Virginia's SENIOR senator says the President needs to work with the Congress to break the impasse.
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((SENATOR JOHN WARNER/R-VIRGINIA: THIS EFFORT BY THIS CONGRESS, THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE WORKING TOGETHER, IS TO SAY MR. PRESIDENT, WE'LL PUT THE GOVERNMENT ALL BACK TO WORK, BUT PLEASE IN EXCHANGE SIMPLY SAY THAT YOU WILL WORK WITH US, WORK WITH US, TO GET A BALANCED BUDGET IN SEVEN YEARS, NOT THE 10 YEARS OTHERS WANT.))
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Warner says in his travels across the Commonwealth, residents have expressed concern about one issue more than any other; the country's growing budget deficit.

Saudi-Bombing


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Here in Southwest Virginia, families of three victims are trying to come to grips with Monday's bombing in Saudi Arabia.
Tracy Altizer reports.
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SUPER=01-Rubye Cockerham/W.L. Combs' Sister; :57
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(( The blast ripped through a headquarters building for a U.S. Army program to help modernize the Saudi National Guard.
Galax native and former school board member W.L. Combs, Junior, a contract purchasing agent, was among the five Americans killed.
His wife Georgetta was a secretary in the same building and sustained serious injuries.
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((HAROLD LAMBERT/GEORGETTA COMBS' FATHER: SHE'S GOT A FRACTURED SKULL AND A BROKEN ARM, NOW WE DON'T KNOW WHICH ARM IT WAS, AND A COLLAR BONE AND A RIB BROKE. ))
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((LORIE LAMBERT/GEORGETTA COMBS' MOTHER: HE'S ALWAYS SO GOOD TO US. AND SEE GEORGETTA'S THE ONLY CHILD I HAVE, SO IT'S JUST BAD ALL THE WAY AROUND. AND OF COURSE I'M SURE HIS FAMILY'S KILLED TOO BECAUSE HE WAS THE ONLY BOY.))
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W.L.'s sister was looking forward to the couple's homecoming to Galax for Christmas.
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((RUBYE COCKERHAM/W.L. COMBS' SISTER: WE SAW IT ON TELEVISION WHEN IT FIRST HAPPENED, YOU KNOW. ))
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((BUT I BRUSHED IT ASIDE, I THOUGHT "WELL, I DON'T WANT TO EVEN THINK THAT IT'S THEM." AND THEN IT WAS A SHOCK.))
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The brothers of another American victim are on faculty at Virginia Tech. John and Paul Brodovsky say their brother Alaric Brodovsky of California was also a civilian contractor in Riyadh.
John Brodovsky said Saudi Arabia seemed like a world away from Blacksburg until the bombing brought it close to home. Tracy Altizer, News 7. ))
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Still to come on the broadcast, a judge decides to make O-J Simpson's court documents public,
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and in part three of our series Tobacco Under Fire, we'll see how the war over cigarettes has moved into the Legislature.
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School-Shooting


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Police say a high school senior's falling grades prompted him to go to school today and shoot his teachers.
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Police say the 12th grader opened fire before classes started-
killing a business teacher and a 16 year old girl who got in the way.
Another teacher was also wounded and in stable condition.
The seventeen year suspect is now charged with two counts of murder and one count of attempted murder.
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Bodies


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wipe wipe wipe
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Three workers at a Cracker Barrel Restaurant in Naples, Florida are dead-
The three all came into work between four thirty and five this morning-
Another worker who came in later found their bodies in a walk in freezer.
Police say they believe a robber killed the trio.
Authorities found a trail of money leading away from the restaurant.
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Simpson


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The public will hear O-J Simpson's side of the story-
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SUPER=03-Panama Beach, FL/October 18;


A judge today says he won't keep Simpson's deposition secret in the two civil suits he faces.
The victims families are suing for an undisclosed amount of money.
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((DAN PETROCELLI/GOLDMAN FAMILY ATTORNEY: MR. GOLDMAN'S SON WAS SENSELESSLY MURDERED IN THE PRIME OF HIS LIFE. MR. GOLDMAN BELIEVES JUSTICE WAS DENIED IN THE CRIMINAL TRIAL AND THAT HE HAS ONLY ONE LAST CHANCE, THAT'S IN THE CIVIL CASE.))
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Nine of twelve jurors must find Simpson guilty.
They only have to believe there is probable cause- not guilt beyond a reasonable doubt as in a criminal trial.
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Cable


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The retired Roanoke County Communications Director stole hundreds of items from the county over a 10-year period.
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SUPER=03-Salem


Red "Cable" told a judge today that he won't contest the THREE grand larceny charges.
Evidence produced in court indicated Sherman Ace Cable, Senior had stolen as much as 10- thousand dollars in equipment from the county.
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((SKIP BURKART/PROSECUTOR: I'VE GOT A SERIES OF PHOTOGRAPHS HERE THE POLICE TOOK THAT SHOW THE CABLES, THE METERS, THE PLIERS, PROTECTIVE SUITS, TOOL BOXES....))
SUPER=01-Skip Burkart/Roanoke Co. Commonwealth's Atty.
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...hundreds of brand new pieces of equipment- -some still in the original boxes.
Cable faces up to 20- years on each of the three charges, when he's sentenced next month.
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Wednesday-Tobacco


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TAPE#95-94
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Like it or not, the majority of Americans say they want more regulations on cigarettes.
A recent polls shows most Virginians would even like a crack down on teen smoking.
Yet, few Virginia lawmakers are on the healthy side of this issue.
Ellen Qualls has part three in our series "Tobacco Under Fire."
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(( You've seen the slick ads.
Happy, healthy smokers.
The message?
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((HERBERT FARRAR/SOUTH HILL WAREHOUSEMAN: IT'S NOT FORCED ON ANYONE. IT'S JUST WHATEVER THEY DESIRE TO DO. SOME PEOPLE LIKE TO EAT. SOME LIKE TO SMOKE. AND WE'RE IN THE SMOKING BUSINESS.))
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So goes the cool argument of the affluent tobacco lobby.
It worked -- UNTIL the EPA produced controversial evidence of the dangers of something called second-hand smoke.
Now, OSHA may ban smoking in the workplace... late this year or early next.
President Clinton wants comments on whether the F-D-A should regulate nicotine as a drug.
Fellow Democrat L.F. Payne says no way.
Payne is pleasing the home crowd and leading the fight, with a bill to fight F-D-A control.
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((REP. L.F. PAYNE/D-NELSON CO.: FOR SOUTHSIDE VIRGINIA, THIS IS A VERY IMPORTANT ISSUE BOTH ECONOMICALLY AND IT'S A VERY IMPORTANT ISSUE CULTURALLY.))
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((HARRY LEA/DANVILLE TOBACCO DUDE: BIG BROTHER'S GOT ANOTHER PIECE OF BUREAUCRACY OR LEGISLATION THAT THEY WANT TO THROW TOWARDS US. IT'S JUST -- I GET DEMORALIZED AND THEN DISGUSTED. IT'S NOT NECESSARY.))
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Ironically, tobacco's other best friend in Virginia is delaying action on Payne's bill.
Richmond Republican Tom Bliley took the helm of the House Commerce Committee this year.
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((REP. L.F. PAYNE/D-NELSON CO.: I THINK THE REPUBLICANS FEEL THAT THEY HAVE A POLITICAL ADVANTAGE BECAUSE THE PRESIDENT HAS ACTED IN A WAY THAT'S UH -- (skip to 11:25:18) AFFECTED PEOPLE IN A VERY NEGATIVE AND A VERY PERSONAL WAY.))
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With congressmen like these, ANTI-smoking Virginians say who needs enemies?
sot anne morrow donley 07:09:42

((ANNE MORROW DONLEY/VA. GASP: IT'S TIME I THINK THAT WE STOP EXCUSING STATES LIKE VIRGINIA, AND SAYING WELL YOU KNOW WE'RE A TOBACCO STATE SO YOU CAN'T EXPECT THIS OR THAT OR THE OTHER TO HAPPEN. I DON'T THINK THAT SHOULD BE ANY EXCUSE FOR BLOWING SMOKE IN THE FACE OF A LITTLE KID OR AN ELDERLY PERSON OR ANYONE ELSE.))
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In Richmond, the man anti-smoking forces have called the greatest "enemy of health" says the title is undeserved.
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((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D-VINTON: I SOMETIMES WONDER WHAT YOU CAN DO TO SATISFY SOME SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS. BUT I DID INTRODUCE AND GOT PASSED THE FIRST CLEAN AIR ACT IN VIRGINIA. AND I TAKE REAL PRIDE IN THAT.))
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((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D-VINTON: BUT I'M NOT ONE THAT SAYS WE GO OUT AND JUST SAY YOU CAN'T SMOKE PERIOD. THAT JUST TO ME IS NOT A ROLE OF GOVERNMENT.))
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Some anti-smoking proposals still on the radar screen at the General Assembly: licenses for cigarette merchants that could be yanked if they sell to minors, and bans on smoking in public schools.
All those decisions of course are made in rooms festooned with the likeness of the golden leaf itself.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))
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Coming up a little later in our broadcast, Roy Stanley explains how an ineligible player at E-C Glass High School will change this weekend's playoff picture,
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and one of Roanoke's finest is honored today for saving the life of a woman trapped in a burning car.
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City-Council


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TAPE#95-99
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The list of prospects for John Edwards' seat on Roanoke City Council is growing, but so is the disagreement over the type of candidate who should succeed him.
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With Edwards election to the State Senate, the remaining members of city council must appoint someone to serve in his place until a special election is held next May.
But it now appears that members of council are far from finding his successor.
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((DAVID BOWERS/D- ROANOKE MAYOR: SOME FOLKS ON COUNCIL THINK WE SHOULD JUST APPOINT A CARETAKER, SOMEONE WHO WOULD JUST SERVE FOR THE BALANCE OF JOHN EDWARDS' SIX MONTHS. I'M OF THE OTHER SCHOOL OF THOUGHT THAT SAYS, NO WE OUGHT TO PUT SOMEBODY ON THAT COUNCIL WHO IS GOING TO BE INTERESTED IN SERVING AND WILLING TO TAKE IT ON AND RUN FOR ELECTION, GO OUT TO THE PEOPLE AND SAY I WANT TO SERVE IN THIS POSITION.)) ((MAC MCCADDEN/R- CITY COUNCIL: SOMETIMES WE FORGET THAT WE'RE ELECTED TO SERVE CITIZENS NOT ELECTED TO SERVE OUR PERSONAL INTERESTS AND I THINK THAT SOMEHOW WE NEED TO GET BACK TO THAT AND I THINK THAT THE ONLY WAY TO DO THAT AT THIS POINT IS TO PUT A CARETAKER ON CITY COUNCIL.))
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Edwards has not submitted his resignation, but he says he expects to do that around the end of the year.

Snow


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The bulk of the snow missed this region, but it did not bypass the Northeast.
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Binghamton, New York got eleven inches.
That got the snow blowers and plows out in force.
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Buffalo only got six inches, but the heavy wet snow knocked out power for many folks.
You know who loves this stuff- the kids- they got to play outside, building forts and missing school.
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S-Glass


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An ineligible player has turned the upcoming virginia High School League Division five Northwest Regional Playoffs completely upside down.
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Before last night, The Division five regional semi final pairings looked like this. E.C Glass was home hosting North Stafford and Pulaski county was on the Road at Brookpoint High School.
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But yesterday, it was determined that E.C. Glass the Western District Champion would have to forfeit wins over Albermarle and Heritage and relinquish their district title for using an ineligible player.
the ruling not only gives the Western District Championship to Heritage but it also puts the Pioneers in the Playoffs.
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So now, the Revised Division five playoff picture looks like this. Glass drops from a number one to a number four seed and will now travel to Brookpoint.
Pulaski will now host Heritage in a game that will be either played Friday night or Saturday. A decision on the game time will be announced later today.
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As is often the case the player that cost Glass to forfeit those games is reportedly a J.V. player who got in for just seven plays in the final two games of the year.

S-Rivalry


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Virginia and Virginia Tech will play for state bragging rights this weekend in the two school's 77th clash.
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For the first time, Tech's Brian Jennings and UVa's Anthony Poindexter will be adversaries. And Steve Mason says; lining up on opposite sides of the ball will be tough after teaming up to win a state championship at Jefferson Forest.
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((Together, they helped bring a the title to Jefferson Forest, a triumph that built a bond you can still feel three years later when one talks about the other. ((ANTHONY:))
They not only hooked up countless times on their home field in Forest, but off it as well. ((BRYAN JENNINGS:))
They won't be late this Saturday. At high noon Hokies tight end Brian Jennings and UVa linebacker Anthony Poindexter will each try and beat the other to help their respective teams win. ((:)) ((:)) ((:))
Unfortunately, their college careers began on the same paths; each finding their way to the bench due to injuries; Poindexter had a bad knee, Jennings the same, only his knees were fraught with tendinitis. But both have exploded onto the football scene this season. Jennings has 16 catches for 237 yards while Poindexter is third in tackles for UVa. And while they will both feel awkward facing each other; they should take comfort in knowing their new rivalry is helping to set a trend in Virginia. ((FRANK BEAMER:))
Steve Mason News 7 sports.))
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That's all the time we have for Sports. Have a great morning everybody.

Sports Tease


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And coming up, The Arizona Diamondbacks named a manager to lead their team when they join the major leagues in 1998.
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And the National League Most Valuable Player is Cincinnati shortstop Barry Larkin.
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S-Larkin


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Cincinnati Shortstop Barry Larkin is the surprise winner of the National League's Most Valuable Player of the Year Award.
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The Baseball writers chose Larkin over Colorado's Dante Bichette and Atlanta's Greg Maddux.
Larkin received 11 first place votes and 281 points while Bichette got six first place votes for second place.
Larkin batted 319 with 15 home runs and 66 runs batted it. He's the first shortstop in the National League to win the award in 33 years.
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That's it for Sports for now, but coming up a little later in the broadcast, Steve Mason will look at two former teammates who will go head to head in Saturday's Tech UVA matchup.

S-Manager


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The Arizona Diamondbacks will not join the major leagues until 1998 but today the expansion team named its first manager.
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Former Yankee manager Buck Showalter is the Diamondbacks new skipper.
He signed a multi-year contract with the team that he will spend the next two years building from the bottom up as he works with the minor league system
He joins the Diamondbacks after four years with the Yankees.
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((BUCK SHOWALTER/DIAMONDBACKS MANAGER: ))
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S-Nolan


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The Virginia Basketball team will be without Norman Nolan for a week to 10 days. Nolan severely sprained his left ankle during a scrimmage Monday afternoon.
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Nolan was projected to be a starter for the Cavaliers this year. The six foot nine Sophomore over came some academic problems and he also dropped a few pounds this summer.
He is expected to give the Cavaliers some much needed strength inside with his scoring and his work on the boards at both ends of the floor.
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((NORMAN NOLAN/CAVALIER FORWARD: THAT'S THE MAIN THING WE'RE LOOKING FOR IS SOME INSIDE SCORING CAUSE OUTSIDE GAME SPEAKS FOR ITSELF WE GOT SOME GREAT GUARDS IN THE BACK COURT WITH CURTIS STAPLES AND HAROLD DEAN RIGHT NOW WE'RE SKEPTICAL IS OUR INSIDE GAME AND I JUST WANT TO GO OUT AND LET PEOPLE KNOW OUR INSIDE GAME IS STILL VERY STRONG.))
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Nolan will miss tomorrow night's exhibition game against the Court Authority and his status is day to day.
Virginia is ranked 19-th in the Associated Press preseason poll.

S-Scores


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WRITER=Roy
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A busy night in the N-B-A for all of tonights scores lets go to the pro boards.
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CHRYON MOTION
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ANCHOR=Roy
SS=Girls Basketball


Meantime in Girls basketball action tonight, Floyd beats Fort Chiswell in the Region C quarterfinals tonight 95 to 49. And Northwood over Parry McCluer 70 to 41.

S-Golf


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The honors continued to roll in tonight for the Northside golf team. The Roanoke Valley Golf Hall of Fame held its annual awards banquet tonight at Hidden Valley Country Club and named its player and coach of the year.
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Justin Young of the state champion Vikings was named the Hall's player of the year, while Jim Wolfe completed the Northside sweep by capturing Coach of the year honors.
The big news of the night though, was that the Don Holliday Memorial Tournament committee has raised 12 thousand dollars. The money has been donated to the scholarship fund that bears Holliday's name, and now exceeds 90 thousand dollars.
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Cop-Hero


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He considers himself an ordinary cop, but Larry Martin can only be described as extra- ordinary.
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His heroic efforts were recognized today by the Roanoke Kiwanis Club-- they named him Police Officer of the Month.
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On September 28th, Martin was on patrol when he noticed a car on fire.
Trapped inside the vehicle was 68- year- old Marie Brown.
Risking his own life, Martin reached inside and pulled the woman out.
Just a few seconds later the car windows exploded.
The vehicle was completely gutted, but Brown escaped without injury.
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((LARRY MARTIN/ROANOKE CITY POLICE: ANY ROANOKE VALLEY CITIZEN AND POLICE AND FIREMAN WOULD HAVE DONE EXACTLY THE SAME THING THAT I DID. ))
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Officer Martin doesn't consider himself a hero.
He says he's a police officer, doing his job. (----------------)