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Up next on News 7 at eleven-
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A loss for the skating world- as a two time Olympic gold medalist dies suddenly.
Plus we'll hear from Princess Diana- She speaks candidly about Prince Charles.
Plus it's Beatle-maina and Garth Mania- fans jam in to pick up the latest releases.
We'll have a live report.
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News 7 at eleven is next.

Newsbreak


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Good Evening.
Two time Olympic Gold Medal Ice Skater Serge Grinkov died suddenly today.
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The 28 year old was practicing with his wife in Lake Placid when he collapsed and died of an apparent heart attack.
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House members are now on break for Thanksgiving. That after passing a spending bill that keeps the government going for three more weeks.
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Princess Diana says she doesn't want a divorce from Prince Charles.
Her exclusive interview aired in England tonight.
We'll hear from Diana-
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Join us for News 7 at eleven.

Budget


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It's official- The house passed the bill today that keeps the Government running- for three more weeks.
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The bill calls for a balanced budget in 7 years- and does not cut medicare or education.
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But most lawmakers admit even though The White House and Republicans agree for now- they must still work out the details.
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((SENATOR DON NICKLES/R-OKLAHOMA: WE HAVE A MESSAGE FOR EM. WE'RE GONNA FIGHT FOR TAX CUTS BECAUSE WE THINK PEOPLE SHOULD BE ABLE TO SPEND THAT MONEY. FAMILIES SHOULD SPEND THAT MONEY BECAUSE THEY CAN SPEND IT BETTER THAN WE CAN IN WASHINGTON, DC.))
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Some democrats have said they're against the Republicans tax cut.
For now though, lawmakers are taking a break- They're on recess for Thanksgiving.
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Federal-Budget


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While the lawmakers go on break- 800- thousand federal employees are back to work.
That includes thousands of employees right here in Southwest Virginia.
Scott Prince tells us about their first day back on the job.
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(( It appeared to be business as usual for Social Security workers. Natsound 10:22:51
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But things won't be normal for quite some time.
Last week's furlough not only left them off the job, it left them with a tremendous amount of backlogged claims.
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That seems to be the norm for all agencies affected by the furlough.
Workers in the Veterans Affairs were greeted with about 40- thousand pieces of mail this morning.
Most of which were claims and documents waiting to be processed.
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Standup close 18:07:09
Even though the backlog has caused problems, the problems would have been even worse had the government remained shutdown.
That especially holds true at the Veterans Affairs office.
Officials say if an agreement had not been reached today, veterans checks would have been delayed.
Scott Prince, News 7.))


Bedford-Ax


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A Lynchburg man was killed this morning when he lost control of his car on Route 460.
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It happened around 6:15 just east of the city of Bedford.
State police say 45- year- old Thomas Monroe Douglass was headed west on 460 when his car dropped off the right side of the road.
Douglass apparently over- corrected, lost control of his car and flipped it over in the ditch.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police do "not" believe he was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash.
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Horton


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A Northwest Roanoke woman accused of abduction says she has nothing to say in court until she gets a lawyer.
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31- year- old Mitzi Jean Horton is charged with abducting an elderly man, and with violating parole.
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Saturday, police found 83- year- old Vernon (LOFF-in) Laughon locked inside the trunk of his car-- while Horton was in the driver's seat.
The man told police he only remembers being choked, and then waking up in the trunk.
Horton has been convicted in the past of numerous burglary and larceny charges.
A preliminary hearing is set for December 19.
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Family-Slain


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Police say a woman who wanted a pregnant woman's baby killed her, cut open her womb and took the full term infant.
Rob Stafford has the story that shocked an Illinois community- and the nation.
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((Children are everywhere in this Schaumburg Culdesac. When neighbors heard the couple in the corner townhouse was expecting a child, they were happy to get the news.
LAURA EIMER/NEIGHBOR: SHE JUST CAME OVER THE OTHER DAY AND SAID SHE WAS EIGHT AND HALF MONTHS PREGNANT AND THAT SHE WAS DUE IN TWO WEEKS.
But Prosecutors say Jacqueline Annette Williams had her boyfriend, Fedell Caffey were not expecting a child, instead they're charged with kidnapping someone else's.
The couple's accused of murdering Deborah Evans, who was nine months pregnant, and cutting the baby boy from her womb.
ANDRE MILLER/NEIGHBOR: THAT IS A SICK THING TO DO. THEY SHOULD GET WHAT THEY DESERVE.
The newborn survived, but his older brother and sister did not. Murdered, prosecutors say to cover the killers' tracks. ROB STAFFORD/REPORTER: THE COUPLE ALONG WITH CAFFEY'S COUSIN ARE ALL BEING HELD WITHOUT BAIL. PROSECUTORS WILL SEEK THE DEATH PENALTY. ROB STAFFORD FOR CBS NEWS.))

Plane-Crash


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Investigators are still trying to figure out why a plane crashed into a California apartment complex-
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It happened this morning just as people were getting ready for work.
The pilot of the single engine plane is dead- Two people on the ground are unaccounted for.
Robert Corbin was barely awake when the plane hit the buildings roof.
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((ROBERT CORBIN/APARTMENT COMPLEX RESIDENT: ALL OF A SUDDEN I HEARD THIS LOUD BANG AND I WOKE UP AND SAW THIS ORANGE GLOW UPSTAIRS AND MY ROOMMATE SCREAMED GET OUT OF THE OUSE THERE'S FIRE AND A PLANE.))
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The Fullerton airport is close to residential areas but authorities say it was built before the suburbs were.
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((HOW IRONIC IT IS CAUSE WE TALKED ABOUT THESE PLANES CRASHING INTO OUR APARTMENT CAUSE THEY'RE SO LOW WE CAN READ THE NUMBERS RIGHT OFF THEM.))
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The aircraft was trying to land in heavy fog.
The plane went down just a half mile from the runway.
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Coming up on News 7, a Roanoke woman admits she stole mail-
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And a two-time Olympic gold medalist dies suddenly today...the victim of an apparent heart attack.
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Skater


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Two time Olympic gold medal ice skater Sergei Grinkov died suddenly today.
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The 28-year old was practicing with his wife (Ye-Katarina Gor-de-Ava) Yekaterina Gordeeva in Lake Placid New York when he collapsed and died of an apparent heart attack.
He was rushed to the Adirondack Medical Center, but was pronounced dead shortly before 12:30.
Grinkov and Gordeeva won gold medals in the 1988 and 1994 Winter Olympics.
The couple also skated with the Stars on Ice show.
They were married in 1991 and had a daughter- Daria in 1992.
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Bosnia


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Night has fallen, but Bosnian peace talks continue in Ohio-
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Negotiators are working past a U-S imposed deadline- and say a new round of talks may be needed to end the war.
Senior members of the Bosnian and Serbian delegations confirm the talks hit a roadblock over territorial issues, but meetings are going into the night.
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Ramos


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A Lexington police officer is accused of assaulting a woman while arresting her.
Shelby Katz of Lexington filed a warrant against Officer Mark Ramos-- charging him with assault and battery.
According to a news release, the alleged attack occurred October 28th.
Ramos is suspended with pay while state police investigate.
The Lexington Police Department says it won't comment until the investigation is complete.

Dickens


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A 62- year- old Roanoke woman will NOT face any jail time after she admitted in court today that she stole hundreds of pieces mail.
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Under a plea agreement with the U-S government, Ann Dickens pled guilty to possession of stolen mail.
She agreed to the maximum sentence-- of five years--
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with the understanding that all of that time will be served on probation.
Dickens has been accused of stealing mail twice before but was never convicted.
In August, inspectors found 460 pieces of UN-opened mail stacked in her apartment in Old Southwest Roanoke.

Galax-Industry


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Some local business folks in Galax have taken an aggressive approach to economic development.
They kicked in the start-up money for a new high- tech company, Printed Circuit Solutions.
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P-C-S opened last month in the Glendale Industrial Park.
It employs 15 people, making prototype electronic circuit boards.
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((JACK GALYEAN/PCS PRESIDENT: THE LOCAL PEOPLE, THEIR SUPPORT HAS BEEN TREMENDOUS. WE'VE GOT 30-SOME STOCKHOLDERS IN THIS, AND WITHOUT THEIR HARD-EARNED MONEY BEING INVESTED IN THIS COMPANY WE COULDN'T HAVE DONE THIS. ))
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((DAN CAMPBELL/GALAX CITY MANAGER: THE PEOPLE OF GALAX DID REALLY GET BEHIND THIS PROJECT, AND IN DOING SO THEY WERE WILLING TO RISK MONIES TO MAKE IT HAPPEN. AND I DON'T KNOW THAT A LOT OF AREAS ARE CAPABLE OF DOING THAT.))
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Campbell says the city has high hopes for P-C-S, given the success of its industrial park neighbor.
Local investors also started Consolidated Glass and Mirror.
It's grown from 25 employees to 800, and is now the largest mirror manufacturer in the U.S.
P-C-S hopes to hire up to 60 people within five years.
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Deer-Season


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Deer hunters headed for the woods of Western Virginia today with the opening of general firearms season.
Eleven people have been injured since muzzle- loaders opened fire in early November.
But with the start of the new season, authorities are hoping hunters will blaze the trail with safety.
Joe Dashiell reports from Franklin County.
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((DON BROWN/HUNTER: WHEN I FIRST SAW HIM I WAS SHAKING SO BAD I HAD TO WAIT PROBABLY 15 MINUTES AS HE WALKED ON AROUND AND HAD A BETTER SHOT AT HIM WHEN HE GOT IN AN OLD ROAD BED. THAT'S WHEN I PULLED THE TRIGGER THEN.))
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STAND-UP BRIDGE (LAST VERSION WITH VEST AND CAP)
State wildlife biologists report a good crop of acorns this year, an abundant supply of food for game.
And local hunters and game checking stations report a busy start to the general firearms season.
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((AUDREY MITCHELL/MITCHELL'S GROCERY: WE HAD AN ELEVEN POINTER AND SEVERAL EIGHT POINTERS AS I SAY REAL NICE. THEY'RE BIGGER RACKS, BIGGER DEER THIS YEAR THAN NORMAL.))
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In the early hours of the two week season general firearm season, hunters were wearing the blaze orange that state law requires.
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And as more people head into the woods, authorities hope hunters will be carrying caution and common sense along with their ammunition.
Joe Dashiell News 7))
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Coming up a little later on news 7, Princess Diana reveals if she wants a divorce from Prince Charles,
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and for the first time in years, a new Beatles album hits the market. They hope it will make them a "Fab Fortune." We'll have a live report after these messages.
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Aids-Drug


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It is the first new treatment for AIDS in nearly a decade-
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The F-D-A has approved the drug Three T-C.
Glaxo Wellcome makes the drug.
It says Three T-C will be used with the widely-prescribed treatment, A-Z-T.
Glaxo Wellcome says when paired together the drugs boost the immune systems in H-I-V infected patients.
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Diana


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15 million Brits had their eyes glued to the tube tonight-
Princess Diana's exclusive interview aired in England.
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Controversy surrounded the broadcast before it even hit the air.
Diana talked about her troubled marriage to the Prince of Wales, and infidelity within the marriage.
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((PRINCESS DIANA: I DON'T WANT A DIVORCE, BUT OBVIOUSLY WE NEED TO CARRY ON IN A SITUATION THAT HAS BEEN OF ENORMOUS DISCUSSION OVER THE LAST THREE YEARS IN PARTICULAR. SO ALL I HAVE TO SAY TO THAT IS THAT I AWAIT NY HUSBANDS DECISION OF WHICH WAY WE'RE ALL GOING TO GO.))
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ABC will air the full interview with Princess Diana on Turning Point hosted by Barbara Walters Friday at nine Eastern Time. Wx-Tape
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S-Score


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Lots to talk about about tonight in sports, including a punishment for UVa trainer Joe Gieck.
The Gator invites its first team to a New Year's day date and its not UVa or Tech.
I have some hoop news from Salem, and roundball highlights form the Cassell.
But first these information pages.
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S-Trip


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UVa athletic director Terry Holland said last night that because of inappropriate action in Saturday's Tech-UVa game, athletic trainer Joe Gieck will not be allowed on the sideline in the Cavs upcoming Bowl game.
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On the final play of Saturday's emotional game against Virginia Tech, Gieck stuck his left leg out in an apparent effort of trip Hokie Safety Antonio Banks.
Banks avoided his leg and wound up in the endzone, but Gieck didn't avoid disciplinary action.
Gieck accepted the penalty last night and admitting he stuck his leg out, but he says he never intended to trip or hurt Banks.
He says the action was made out of frustration, and that he knows it was wrong. In the statement he also apologized to both schools.
In effect saying it's not even OK for a "Gieck to act like a GEEK!"
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S-Gator


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Gieck won't be missing the Gator Bowl!
Last night the Jacksonville based New Year's Day game officially invited Clemson to represent the ACC.
The Tigers will now play either Miami, Syracuse
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or Virginia Tech.
And the Gator wants Tech for the second straight year.
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S-Lambert


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The Hokies of course are hoping for the Super or the Orange bowl and they have the rankings for one of those two.
They are now 13th in the new Associated Press poll, and 11th in the CNN-USA Today coaches poll.
They are also a solid number one in this week's Lambert poll which ranks the top teams in the Northeast.
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The 9-and-2 Hokies picked up six first place votes to easily outdistance Penn State.
Syracuse is third this week with Miami checking in at number four.
Those two teams play this weekend and the outcome will likely have a bearing on where Tech goes bowling in December.
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S-Hokies


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The nationally ranked Virginia Tech Hokies, who are still 22nd in the new Associated Press poll released last night, had their final preseason test this evening in an exhibition with Court Authority at the Cassell.
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After winning easily last Sunday, the Hokies were expecting a stiffer test from their visitors.
But the Hokies passed the test with flying colors. Shawn Smith makes the spin move on the block and gets the hoop and the hack for 2 of his 23 points on the night.
Court Authority tried to hang close. Vince Wilson doesn't call the bank, but he knocks down the runner off the window.
Then the visitors dialed long distance as Charlie Boyd bombs away from the corner.
But the Hokies were never really threatened in this one. Travis Jackson scores in the post off the pass from Damon Watlington and Tech led by 14 at the half.
In the second half it was more of the same. Shawn Good gives it up to
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Ace Custis who throws it down and Tech cruises to the 83-70 win.
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The Hokies open the season at home next Tuesday at the Cassell against Coastal Carolina.

S-Magic


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The Orlando Magic continues to win with even a fraction of its starting five on the floor.
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Tonight both Shaquille O'Neal and Horace Grant - two thirds of the front line were on the bench with injuries.
But leave it to the backcourt to take over. Penny Hardaway scored a game high 29 points, and Dennis Scott added 27 as the two combine for 56 and lead the Magic to their seventh win of the year at home.
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Chris Mullin led the Warriors in a losing cause tonight as he scored 23. Tim Hardaway had just 6 in the 101-to-95 loss.
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S-UVa


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Although the Virginia men don't open the season until this Friday night at University Hall against Tennessee-Martin, the Cavs jumped up two spots in this week's new poll.
They are now 17th in the nation.

Sports Tease


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And right after this quick break we'll come back and tell you what kind of present this year's NationsBank
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Holiday hoops tournament in Salem has to offer sports fans the day after Christmas.
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S-Hoops


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If you don't find what you want under the tree on Christmas Day you might find what you're looking for at the Nations Bank Holiday Hoops Tournament.
It tips off December 26th at the Salem Civic Center, and Steve Mason say the field of teams is the best ever for the tournament.
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(( Salem... will meet Glenvar for the first time in the two schools history.
CHARLIE MORGAN/ SALEM HEAD COACH: THIS IS THE TIME TO PLAY GLENVAR BECAUSE THEY HAVE GUYS THAT WERE IN THE STATE TOURNAMENT LAST YEAR AND THEY HAVE SOME EXPERIENCED BALL PLAYERS BACK.
ART LAWRENCE/GLENVAR HEAD COACH: WE FEEL LIKE WE WILL GET BACK TO THE STATE AGAIN AND WIN IT. WE'LL HAVE TO PLAY TEAMS OF THIS CALIBER, AND WE FEEL LIKE THIS IS A GOOD STARTING POINT FOR US.
In a tournament where classification doesn't matter a great deal is at stake. The three day eighteen tournament gives fans a rare opportunity to see haw one team stacks up against another than it would never see during the regular season. First round action get s underway December 26th. Patrick Henry begins play against Byrd, then Salem starts its rivalry with the 1995 State Champion runner-ups in Glenvar. Followed by Durham, NC 4A power Riverside taking on Franklin Co. And the first day concludes with last season's tournament champions and Northside.
BILL POPE/NORTHSIDE HEAD COACH: I'D HAVE TO SAY THE FLEMMING, WITH THE STRONG POWER THEY HAVE BEEN THROUGH THE YEARS, WE'D HAVE TO BE ONE OF THE REAL STRONG FAVORITES THIS YEAR, BUT LAST YEAR IS LAST YEAR, AND HOPEFULLY WE'LL COME OUT PRETTY WELL IN THE FIRST ROUND.
Flemming's arch rivals joins the Kernels in some valley hoops history to the floor.
WOODY DEANS/PATRICK HENRY HEAD COACH: WE'RE JUST EXCITED ABOUT BEING INVITED AND PLAYING IN THE TOURNAMENT, SO I THINK IT WILL GIVE IT A LITTLE PROFILE AND SOME ADDED PUBLICITY TO THE TOURNAMENT TO HAVE THE CITY SCHOOLS IN IT.
Selecting the two city schools shows a commitment to home town teams, but adding Riverside shows the selecting committee's desire to expand the tournament.
DOUG WATERS/NATIONS BANK REGION EXECUTIVE: WE CERTAINLY AS A COMPANY ARE INVOLVED IN NORTH CAROLINA AS WELL AS VIRGINIA, SO THERE IS NO NATURAL BARRIER FROM OUR STANDPOINT IN GOING OUT OF STATE. WE THINK THAT THIS IS THE DIRECTION THAT A TOURNAMENT THAT A TOURNAMENT LIKE THIS SHOULD GO.
In Salem, Steve Mason, News 7 Sports.))
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S-Radford


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As many of you know hunting season for general firearms opened yesterday across the commonwealth.
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And this morning out in the Sontag area of Franklin County, Paul Radford one of southwest Virginia's all-time stock and modified racing greats, bagged up a couple of trophies on opening day.
Radford retired from racing after winning the New River track championship in 1993.
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Beatles


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The first British invasion happened in 1964-- now, a second coming 30 years later.
The Beatles are back-- with their new release, "Anthology."
And record stores are preparing for an onslaught of customers when the album goes on sale - in less than an hour- at midnight.
Double Boxes=Jean/Kimberly Microwave


Kimberly McBroom joins us from Blockbuster Music in Roanoke County.
Kim, are there many folks lined up yet to buy the new album?
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Adlib (Question: How late is the store going to be open tonight?)) Double Boxes=Jean/Kimberly