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ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
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Coming up on NEWS 7 at SIX:
A fatal fire in Roanoke overnight.
An unidentified body turns up in Amherst County.
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And native Americans have performed this dance for the Governor for more than 350 years. We'll hear from the Chief executive turned tax collector.
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Fatal-Fire


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#95-81
GRAPHIC=Fatal Fire


A 58-year-old Roanoke woman was killed in a house fire last night.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Night;


Crews found Shirley Bailey's body when they arrived at 5-0-6 Rutherford Avenue around ten o'clock.
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((JIM PATTON/DISTRICT FIRE CHIEF: I'D GUESS THERE'S PROBABLY 25 OR 30 THOUSAND DOLLARS DAMAGE DONE TO THE UPSTAIRS, IT WAS TWO BEDROOMS INVOLVED, IT WAS PRETTY EXTENSIVE UPSTAIRS. SOME OF THE WATER DAMAGE DOWNSTAIRS. IT'S GONNA PRETTY MUCH BE DAMAGED UNDER THE HOUSE.))
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VO-NAT


Investigators say a cigarette caused the fatal fire.
They believe Bailey was smoking in bed, and either knocked the cigarette from an ashtray or dropped it onto her mattress.
Another woman who was in the house escaped unharmed.
Firefighters had the fire under control in just a few minutes.
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Amherst-Body


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NONE


Amherst County authorities are asking for the public's help in identifying a woman found dead near Galt's Mill today.
Two deer hunters- one of them an off- duty deputy- found the body around two-P-M in the eastern end of the County.
The victim is described as a white woman in her mid 20's, about 5-foot 5-inches tall, with brown hair and brown eyes.
Police are treating her death as a homicide.
No identification was found on the woman, and authorities ask anyone who may have information to call the Amherst County sheriff's department at 804- 929- 93-hundred.

Ward


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#595-31
GRAPHIC=NONE


A murder suspect jumped out the window of a motel room in Northern Virginia early this morning.
Fairfax County Police quickly caught up with Michael DeLloyd Ward. They're holding him on a grand larceny charge for the theft of the B-M-W he'd been driving.
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The 34-year old Maryland resident was already wanted for second-degree murder and FIVE armed robberies in Henry County.
His brother, HARDEN ANTHONY Ward turned himself in yesterday.
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ANCHOR=Keith
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They are suspects in the murder of 25- year old Orbin Smith, Junior- -shot to death in an armed robbery in his Henry County home a month ago.

GOP


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=spr
TAPE#95-86
GRAPHIC=Warner


Senator John Warner is calling it a victory for voters.
Attorney General Jim Gilmore today upheld Warner's right to choose nomination by a primary election instead of a Republican convention.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File


Gilmore says he must defend state laws unless they are clearly unconstitutional.
Warner says he's pleased with the decision.
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SOT 16:06:41
IN Q=How many times

((SEN. JOHN WARNER/R- VIRGINIA: HOW MANY TIMES HAVE YOU GONE INTO THE BALLOT BOX AND SAID, "OH GEE. I WISH I HAD A BETTER CHOICE." WELL THIS GIVES VIRGINIANS A CHANCE TO MAKE THAT CHOICE AND TO MAKE IT RIGHT THERE IN THERE OWN HOMES, IN THEIR OWN PRECINCTS. ))
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ANCHOR=KEITH
SS=HOLD


Warner wants a primary next year because polls show it gives him the best chance of winning renomination.
There were some Republicans who were hoping the Attorney General would decide on a convention.
They're still upset with Warner for opposing Oliver North's Senate bid.

Democrats


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#95-97
GRAPHIC=Allen


Governor Allen invited Democratic legislators to his office today to discuss the next state budget.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond


That's something Allen refused to do last year.
That's when He drew up his budget plans without asking Democrats for their ideas.
They paid him back by rejecting most of his proposals.
After the election, Allen said he would do his best to work with Democratic lawmakers in the next General Assembly.
The administration says today's meeting shows the governor is serious about that intention.
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Allen-Thanksgiving


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=spr
TAPE#95-90
GRAPHIC=Thanksgiving


Thanksgiving is tax time for two of Virginia's Native American tribes and Governor Allen was more than happy to serve as tax COLLECTOR today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


The chiefs presented the Governor with their tax payment of two deer this morning.
The Governor seemed pleased to receive the bucks, but seemed even more interested in an Indian weather rock.
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SOT 15:34:52
IN Q=If the rock

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: IF THE ROCK IS WET, IT'S RAINING. IF THE ROCK IS WHITE, IT'S SNOWING. IF THE ROCK IS MOVING FROM SIDE TO SIDE IT'S WINDY. ))
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VO-NAT


Elementary school students later joined the Matiponi and Pamunkey Indian chiefs in an American- Indian friendship dance.
The ceremony has been a tradition since 1646.
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Travel


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#95-83
GRAPHIC=Thanksgiving


Turkey won't be the only thing cooking today and tomorrow--travellers will crowd the highways and take to the skies for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Authorities are hoping people are also thinking safety as they set out to enjoy the long weekend.
Double Boxes=Keith/Ron


Ron Jones is in Roanoke with some tips for holiday travellers.
LIVE=Ron Full Microwave
SUPER=@Ron1;
SUPER=05-Roanoke;

((ROLLCUE: "more cars on the highway."))
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SUPER=01-Vickie Hopkins/AAA Office Manager;
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(( According to Virginia Automobile Association Officials there will be more than 30 million people on the highways and in the air.
They say this is a two percent increase from last year.
Authorities are hoping motorists take precautions as they make that yearly trip to grandma's house.
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SOT 13:41:03
IN Q=Well, make sure

((VICKIE HOPKINS/AAA OFFICE MANAGER: WELL, MAKE SURE YOU GET PLENTY OF REST BEFORE YOU HIT THE ROAD AND MAKE SURE THAT YOU TAKE STOPS ALONG THE WAY AND GET REST. AND ALSO DON'T DRINK AND DRIVE.))
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There's also advice for those travelling by plane.
Airport officials are asking passengers to travel light and to keep an eye on their valuables.))
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Double Boxes=Keith/Ron
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Hard Music
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE


When News 7 returns, economic development authorities are afraid the Smart Highway will pack up and hit the road,
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and Lottery Fever hits the Commonwealth as the Jackpot nears record levels.
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Hay-Fire


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#95-94
GRAPHIC=Fire


A stubborn hay fire kept Bedford County firefighters busy for more than six hours today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford Co.


The blaze was reported around 9:30 at this farm off Route 122 near Big Island.
Dozens of bales of hay stored in a metal hut had caught fire.
Crews poured more than 60- thousand gallons of water on the blaze with little success.
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SOT 5:03:18
IN Q=Hay and sawdust

((LT. TONY WARE/BIG ISLAND V.F.D.: HAY AND SAWDUST AND MULCH ALL THIS, IS JUST PACKED SO TIGHTLY TOGETHER, IT'S JUST IMPOSSIBLE TO GET TO IT.))
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VO-NAT


Firefighters from Big Island, Bedford and the Forestry Service responded to the fire.
They say it may take another day or two to completely extinguish the smoldering remains.
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Lake-Gaston


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=THA
TAPE#95-98
GRAPHIC=NONE


Southside lawmakers joined several residents along the Roanoke River Basin today in a lawsuit opposing the Lake Gaston pipeline.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Warren Co., NC/File Tape;


The suit was filed in Mecklenburg County challenging the constitutionality of the project.
Congressman L- F Payne says a 1992 state law authorizing the withdrawal of water from Lake Gaston was enacted without the necessary two thirds vote required for special acts which bind local governments.
The suit claims the pipeline violates the time-honored water rights of those living along the Roanoke River and its tributaries.
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Smart-Highway


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE#95-92
GRAPHIC=Smart Road


If Montgomery County doesn't want the smart road, is it possible another community in Southwest Virginia will?
That's what local economic developers are hoping.
Tracy Altizer reports.
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SUPER=01-Bev Fitzpatrick/New Century Council; :22
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(( The Montgomery County board of supervisors decision NOT to allow the state to build the smart highway through this agricultural district stunned economic developers and road planners.
They say the decision could cost the region hundreds of jobs and hundreds of millions of dollars.
Bev Fitzpatrick, director of the group working to develop an economic vision for Southwest Virginia, says the decision is a blow to the whole region.
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SOT 15:39:16

((BEV FITZPATRICK/NEW CENTURY COUNCIL: IF THEY WERE TO HAVE A MAJOR INDUSTRIAL PROSPECT COME TO MONTGOMERY COUNTY AND OFFER THEM TWO THOUSAND JOBS, WOULD THEY FEEL THE SAME WAY THAT THEY FELT ABOUT THIS? IT'S IMPORTANT FOR US TO KNOW WHETHER IT'S THIS PARTICULAR ROAD OR IF IT'S AN OVERALL PHILOSOPHICAL FEELING ABOUT GROWTH OR NO GROWTH. ))
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That's just the type of question that worries Montgomery supervisors chairman Larry Linkous, a smart road supporter.
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((LARRY LINKOUS/MONTGOMERY CO. SUPERVISORS CHAIRMAN: I'M HOPING THAT THIS VOTE WON'T BE MISCONSTRUED TO ALLOW PEOPLE TO THINK THAT THIS BOARD IS NOT PRO- ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. ))
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The road would provide a testing ground for intelligent vehicle research at Virginia Tech, as well as a link between Blacksburg and I-81.
Fitzpatrick says the region lost out when the state yanked funding for Radford's College of Global Studies, only to let George Mason set up a similar curriculum.
He hopes Northern Virginia doesn't snap up the smart road as well.
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((THERE'S AN OLD SAYING AN OPPORTUNITY LOOKS A LOT BIGGER LEAVING TOWN THAN IT DOES COMING TO TOWN. I WOULD SAY THE SMART ROAD IS EXACTLY THAT AND WE NEED TO BE CAREFUL TO MAKE SURE THAT WE DON'T WANT IT TO LEAVE TOWN. ))
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It's to early to know if it would be feasible for VDOT and Tech to steer the road in another direction. Tracy Altizer, News 7.))

Radford-Arsenal


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE#95-89
GRAPHIC=NONE


The Radford Arsenal is continuing its downsizing efforts, this time with a voluntary retirement incentive for full- time SALARIED employees.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./File Tape;


Alliant Techsystems, the plant operator, is offering the package to employees who are at least 50 years old with a minimum of 10 years of service.
The company will add three years to an eligible employee's age and service when it calculates pensions.
Alliant has not set a target number. Spokeswoman Nicole LaMarr says it will reassess its downsizing needs after the first of the year when the retirements take effect.
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TALENT=keith
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Last May, 92 employees took the company up on a buyout incentive for WAGE workers.

Dalhouse


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#95-80
GRAPHIC=Dalhouse


The man best known for a stint at the helm of Dominion Bankshares--right before the bank was bought out-- has a new position.
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VO-NAT


Now the former Dominion head will oversee the board of directors at Shenandoah Life.
SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape;


The board at the Roanoke insurance company has elected him chairman.
Dalhouse has been a director since 1991.
He remains chairman of the First Union National Bank of Virginia.
He's held that position ever since it took over Dominion in 1993.
Dalhouse will NOT run Shenandoah Life's day-to-day operations.
That's C-E-O Robert Clark's job.
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Stocks


ANCHOR=Keith
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WRITER=tbr
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GRAPHIC=NONE


Another record day for Wall Street. The DOW rose 18 points today, closing at five-thousand-42.
NASDAQ dropped four points.
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Lottery


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#95-87
GRAPHIC=Lottery


Twenty-four million dollars could be in the bank for some lucky person in the Commonwealth tonight.
People are flocking to convenience stores and other ticket outlets.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Lottery Officials estimate that at least 15- thousand tickets are sold each minute.
Some have the money spent already.
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IN Q=Well, I have

((WANDA & JIM SEARS: WELL, I HAVE NO QUESTION ABOUT WHAT I'M GOING TO DO, MY WIFE SAID I WAS GOING TO GIVE IT TO HER SO I KNOW WHAT I'M DOING WITH IT. HE SAYS ALWAYS SAID HE'D BUY ME A RED PORSCHE CONVERTIBLE AND I'M SURE HE WOULD.))
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OUT Q=sure he would
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Some say they don't plan to share their winnings with anyone.
Not even their co-workers.
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IN Q=Nope, Nope. We're

((VAN JOHNSON/BLACKSBURG: NOPE, NOPE, WE'RE ALL HERE ON OUR OWN. WE DON'T INTEND ON SHARING ANY MONEY WITH ANYBODY WE WORK WITH. I'M GOING TO TAKE MY TWENTY-FOUR MILLION IF I WIN AND HIT THE SUNSET AS THEY SAY.))
SUPER=01-Van Johnson/Lottery Player;
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The winner of tonight's drawing would receive 816- thousand dollars each year for the next twenty years.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=none


Coming up tonight in sports, the Redskins put the ball in Heath's hands once more.
The Express pitches in for the area's Toys for Tots drive and you can help! pull out to Wide shot or cut cameras
And University of Virginia all-ACC first team selections Ronde and Tiki Barber join us LIVE to talk some football right after this quick break. go to break

S-Tiki


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB95-1
GRAPHIC=VIRGINIA FOOTBALL


Two of the Roanoke Valley's finest athletes continue to put the star city on the regional and national map.
UVa's Tiki and Ronde Barber, the former Friday Football Extra players of the week are the first twins to earn all-Atlantic Coast Conference first team honors in 20 years. THREE SHOT
And the former Cave Spring Knights now join me on this Thanksgiving eve.
Gentlemen Happy Thanksgiving and congratulations on your awards.
Tiki let's start with you - a school record 14 touchdowns and nearly 14 hundred yards rushing this season, you wanted to be an impact player and you certainly were.
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Roll B-Roll on first questions after super has been established

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SUPER=03-Charlottesville; :00


Tiki B-Roll runs :33 pop out when ever you need to.
I will do two or three questions tops with him!

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S-Ronde


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#fb95-2
GRAPHIC=NONE


Now Ronde last year you won every award imaginable as freshman, and this year you not only had to battle lofty expectations, but injuries and some criticism early in the year.
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Mike will do two questions come out to a three shot to thank them, if possible. Then continue the sportscast.

S-American


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s5-26
GRAPHIC=UVA FOOTBALL


Ronde's defensive backfield mate Percy Ellsworth, was named a first team All-American today by the Football News publication.
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Ellsworth is joined on the first team All-america squad by Virginia Tech Junior defensive end Cornell Brown.
The former EC Glass standout led the Big East this season with 14 quarterback sacks.
In all, Cornell registered 25 tackles behind the line of scrimmage.
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S-Conaty


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB95-3
GRAPHIC=TECH FOOTBALL


The Virginia Tech football team will likely be without center Billy Conaty in its bowl game next month.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Charlottesville/Last Saturday; :00


Watch the bottom middle of your screen and look for number 61. In last Saturday's game against UVa Conaty got his legs trapped under pile while blocking from his center position.
He fractured his right ankle and had surgery to repair the break today in New Jersey.
Tech trainer Eddie Ferrell says the type of fracture usually takes FOUR TO SIX WEEKS TO HEAL.
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S-Heath


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#rs95-1
GRAPHIC=redskins


The struggling Washington Redskins have decided to give quarterback Heath Shuler another chance at leading the team to victory.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Washington, DC; :00


Shuler started the season as the Redskins number one man before suffering a sprained shoulder.
He played last week against Seattle but threw two interceptions.
Frerotte, once the darling of DC has struggled OF LATE.
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S-Express


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=ICE-95
GRAPHIC=Express/Hampton Roads


The Express takes on Hampton Roads in Norfolk tonight.
Roanoke again battles the Admirals tomorrow. Before the puck drops, fans are encouraged to bring an unopened toy to support the Express's second annual toys for tots function.
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((TIM WOODBURN/EXPRESS MARKETING DIRECTOR:))
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S-Girl


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=GIRL-94
GRAPHIC=Girls basketball


The girls state semi-final matchups for both single A and double A, are now set for next Friday at the Salem Civic Center. William Byrd will play Park View Sterling at 7pm.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Daleville/Last Night; :00


While the Lady Cavs of Lord Botetourt plays Culpeper December 1st at 8:30.
Botetourt beat Blacksburg 72-56 last night as Junior Sara Hicks registered a career high 32 points.
SUPER=03-Floyd/Last Night;


Floyd County reached the group 1A state semis by pounding Honaker 97-66. Melissa Cantrell scored 28 points. The Lady Buffs take on George Mason December 1st at 3:30 at the Salem Civic Center as well.
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