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Coming up on NEWS 7 at SIX: Authorities believe a suspicious house fire in Fairfax County has claimed the life of a Hollins College student.
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A Montgomery County Supervisor wants to take another look at the Smart Highway.
And we'll see if shoppers are making retailers' season bright.


Sports-Head


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In sports We'll visit the Cougar Den where Pulaski County Hosts E.C. Glass in the Northwest Regional Championship game.
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And highlights of college games in the Atlantic Coast conference and the Big East.
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WX-Head
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Good weather stuff coming up. Weatherschool takes a day off and a warming trend arrives Sunday.

Fairfax-Fire


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The badly burned body of a woman found in a Fairfax home is believed to be a Hollins College student.
Police will not confirm the woman's identity until an autopsy is done.
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But they say the victim probably was Ann Harper, a junior at Hollins.
Police believe the victim was assaulted and then the house set on fire.
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The fire broke out around two Thanksgiving morning.
Harper's mother escaped with first- and second- degree burns.
The cause of the fire and the cause of death have not been determined.
Hollins College officials say Ann Harper was an honor student and a member of the Chapel Choir.
She was home visiting her family for the holiday.
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Shooting


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A Lynchburg woman is in stable condition after she was injured in what may have been a drive- by shooting this afternoon.
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Just before three, this house at 11-13 Sixteenth Street was hit with a barrage of gunfire.
Witnesses told police it sounded like someone had fired an automatic weapon.
Several rounds struck the side of the house and a front door.
40- year- old Candice R. Payne was shot in the right leg.
She's still being treated in the emergency room at Lynchburg General Hospital.
Police are looking for a vehicle seen leaving the area immediately after the shooting.
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Amherst-Murder


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Amherst County authorities are still tracking down leads in the murder of a woman found near the James River Wednesday.
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An off- duty deputy discovered the body of 25- year- old Robin Jeanette Burge on a riverbank in the Galts Mill section of Amherst County.
Police say it appeared Burge's body had been there a couple of days.
She apparently suffered at least one gunshot wound to the upper torso, but the results of an autopsy have not been released.
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Burge's mother said she had not seen her daughter in two years, though she knew Burge had been living in downtown Lynchburg.
Anyone with information about the crime should call the Amherst County Sheriff's Department.

Bristol-Ax


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Three teens charged with murdering a Tennessee Sheriff's deputy will stay in jail.
A judge turned down a bail request at a detention hearing today.
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The teens are charged with the first-degree murder of Deputy Steve Mullins.
Mullins had set up a roadblock when he was struck and killed by a van the teenagers apparantly stole.
They're also charged with the theft of the van, evading arrest and possession of cocaine.
The teens are from Orlando, Florida.
Police began chasing the van Wednesday in Bristol.
The pursuit crossed into Sullivan County, Tennessee, where the deputy was killed.
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Another hearing is set for next month to determine whether to try the 15-year-olds as adults.

Smart-Highway


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TAPE#95-107
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The Smart Highway may not be a dead issue with the Montgomery County Board of Supervisors.
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Monday the board decided not to let state condemn land in an agricultural and forest district.
Joe Gorman was one of two supervisors who had always supported the road, but voted AGAINST con-demnation.
He now hopes to meet with highway planners and POSSIBLY bring the matter up for reconsideration at a work session Monday.
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((JOE GORMAN/MONTGOMERY CO. SUPERVISOR: RIGHT NOW I FEEL LIKE WE'RE A LITTLE BIT SHORT ON INFORMATION, AND WE DID ACT IN HASTE BECAUSE OF THE REQUIREMENT OF THE STATE LAW. AND I FRANKLY THINK WE'VE ACTED TOO QUICKLY TO HAVE ALL THE INFORMATION ON THE TABLE. ))
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Gorman says he's also concerned that the public has misinterpreted the vote as being pro-environment and anti-economic development.
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((I THINK THE ITEMS UNDER CONSIDERATION WAS THE EFFECT TO THE EXISTING AGRICULTURE AND FOREST DISTRICT, RATHER THAN AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT QUESTION, AND THAT'S WHAT WAS ACTED ON. ))
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Gorman says if he brings the matter up Monday, it would be a request for the board to let the highway department submit more information.

Shopping


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TAPE#95-82
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The holidays have arrived and you need to look no further than the closest shopping mall to prove it.
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The day after Thanksgiving is traditionally the busiest shopping day of the year and Scott Prince is at Valley View Mall to tell us exactly how busy it is.
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DOUBLE BOXES SCOTT/JEAN
(questions: Are mall officials doing anything to combat the rush?)



Tease#1

Hard Music
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Still to come on the broadcast, Roanoke's Senator-Elect wants the city to get on track developing a downtown education center,
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and we'll tell you why the operator of a Wheelchair van service says he is getting tied up in government red tape.
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Ambulance


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A Danville businessman says the city is infringing on his rights.
But city officials say regulating Richard Smith's business is in the best interest of residents.
Teresa Hamilton reports.
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(( James Shepherd has relied on "Out and About's" service for a little less than six- months. 2:47:42 nat sound: OK, you're going on up.
Shepherd says he used other wheelchair van services to get to and from the doctor, but none were as reliable.
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((JAMES SHEPHERD/"OUT AND ABOUT" CUSTOMER: OUT AND ABOUT, YOU CAN SET YOUR WATCH BY THEM, YOU GOT AN APPOINTMENT AT 1:15, THEY'LL BE HERE AT 1:15 GETTING YOU UP THERE BY 1:30.))
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Shepherd's opinion of "Out and About" is one reason Richard Smith has stayed in business for the last year and a half.
He also credits his ability to offer reasonable rates for his service.
Currently, he says the State monitors his business with an E-M-S and medicaid license, but some city officials want to keep a closer eye on Smith by classifying his business as a "taxi cab".
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((RICHARD SMITH/"OUT AND ABOUT" OWNER: BASICALLY AT THAT POINT THEY WOULD BE ALLOWED TO REGULATE RATES, BECAUSE THE CITY COUNCIL HERE SETS RATES FOR TAXI CABS AND I WOULD BE FORCED TO CHARGE WHATEVER RATE WAS DICTATED TO ME, WHICH COULD PRICE SOME LOWER INCOME PEOPLE OUT OF THE ABILITY TO RIDE THE WHEELCHAIR VAN.))
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Right now, Richard Smith's business falls within a grey area in terms of classification. He's NOT considered a taxi cab nor an ambulance.
But city attorney, James Saul says the city's definition of a taxi has been altered to include wheelchair van service.
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But before the change becomes official-- City council will have to vote on it.
Saul says the change is in the best interest of residents because the city will be able to monitor the rates charged- just as they do with taxi cabs.
One source told News 7, the change wasn't to single out Richard Smith, rather to keep a check on others who may want to start similar businesses. Teresa Hamilton, News 7, Danville.))

New-College


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The Old Norfolk Southern Office Building in downtown Roanoke may one day re- open as a higher education center.
The proposal is raising hope that the landmark building will be saved, but Joe Dashiell reports it's also raising some pointed questions.
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((Just across the street from the renovated Hotel Roanoke and a busy conference center, the old Norfolk Southern office building sits vacant.
In the search for a new tenant, some community leaders, including Roanoke Vice Mayor and Senator- Elect John Edwards, are hoping to establish a higher education center there.
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((JOHN EDWARDS/ROANOKE VICE- MAYOR: THE IDEA OF A HIGHER EDUCATION CENTER WOULD DOVETAIL PERFECTLY WITH THE IDEA OF PRESERVING THE NORFOLK SOUTHERN BUILDING, DOVETAIL PERFECTLY WITH THE CITY'S INTEREST IN UTILIZING THE PROPERTY AND ALSO DOVETAIL PERFECTLY WITH THE NEED FOR A FOUR- YEAR COLLEGE OPPORTUNITY TO GET A BACHELOR'S DEGREE FROM A PUBLIC COLLEGE HERE IN THE ROANOKE VALLEY.))
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Edwards concept would expand the alliance between Virginia Western Community College and the state's four year institutions. It would also include a graduate center, continuing education, and training for workers.
But the proposal is also raising some concerns.
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((MAC MCCADDEN/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL: I THINK THE QUESTION THAT I WANT TO RAISE IS THAT WE AREN'T IN A COMPETITIVE MODE AGAINST VIRGINIA TECH. I THINK THAT'S VERY IMPORTANT. I WANT EVERYONE TO UNDERSTAND THAT WE'RE TRYING TO MAKE GREAT ALLIANCES WITH VIRGINIA TECH AND I DON'T WAN'T THIS TO BE A HINDRANCE.))
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((JOHN EDWARDS: AT NO POINT HAVE WE THOUGHT OF THE HIGHER EDUCATION CENTER AS BEING COMPETITIVE WITH VIRGINIA TECH, AND IN FACT, VIRGINIA TECH WE HOPE WOULD PARTICIPATE IN THE HIGHER EDUCATION CENTER CONCEPT.))
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This week, Mac McCadden voted to include the higher education center among the proposals a legislative committee will present to city council.
But there are many more questions to be answered before a higher education center will bring the Norfolk Southern office building back to life.
Joe Dashiell News 7))

Stocks


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On Wall Street, the stock market set another new record in a short holiday session today.
The DOW rose seven points to close the week at 5-thousand-49.
NASDAQ gained nearly nine points.
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Radford-Fire


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Fire heavily damaged a home on Fourth Avenue in Radford shortly before five tonight.
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Authorities believe two children playing with a cigarette lighter accidentally set a bed on fire.
The blaze quickly spread destroying the room.
Fortunately no one was injured, but the rest of the home suffered heavy smoke and water damage.
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Hooker-Sara


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Hooker Furniture Corporation hopes to bring about a dozen new jobs to Martinsville.
The Company says it will buy the vacant Sara Lee Knit Products Cloverleaf Plant.
Sara Lee closed the factory a year ago, after an announcement the company was cutting back its textile operations in the area.
Sara Lee ended up eliminating about 600 jobs from its plants in Martinsville and Gretna.

Lyric-theater


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A group working to revive the Lyric Theater in downtown Blacksburg now has the green light to proceed.
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The Lyric Council and the theater owner- the Blacksburg Realty Property Partnership- signed a lease good for 10 to 30 years.
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((LINDSAY WEST/LYRIC COUNCIL CHAIRWOMAN: THE OWNERS WILL DONATE THE RENT SO THE COUNCIL WILL HAVE IT RENT-FREE, AND THEN IN RETURN WE WILL OPERATE THE THEATER ON A REGULAR BASIS AND WILL INVEST MONEY IN THE RENOVATION. ))
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The council is launching a membership and fundraising drive to pay for the renovation and operations. It's estimated to cost nearly half a million dollars.
This Winter the theater will host special events and films on a limited basis, starting with cartoons and a Christmas movie next Saturday.
It will close in the Summer of 97 so major renovation can be complete.
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Sports Tease


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And coming up, Steve Mason will joins us live from Pulaski County a look at tonight's Friday Football Extra schedule.
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And North Carolina beats North Carolina State in a close A-C-C Showdown.
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S-Live


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The high school regional finals kick off tonight all around the commonwealth.
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and Steve Mason joins us from the Cougars den in Pulaski where the Cats are gearing up to take on E.C. Glass in the Division 5 Northwest region title game. Steve
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Roy, these two teams are no strangers to the regional finals. The Cougars are playing in their 5th straight title game while Glass has won 4 consecutive region championships.
While their playoff histories are similar; many are calling this game a mismatch because the Cougars just might be up against a Hilltopper team, better than the one that won the state title back in 1988.
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((JOEL HICKS:)) ((:)) ((:))
If ever Joel Hicks' team would be ready for Glass. It is now. The Cougars have won 7 of 8 after starting the season 1 and 2.
Pulaski also seems to reach another level towards the end of the season. In the last five years the Cougars have reached the state championship twice.
But the word in Lynchburg is that the Division 5 championship trophy will soon find a home in the Hill City. On the field, Glass is 11 and OH, but forfeited 2 games because of an ineligible player. Despite all their advantages and the fact that the Hilltoppers have never lost in Pulaski; Bo Henson is still concerned about the cats. ((BO HENSON:))
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STEVE TOSSES BACK TO ROY
Roy, I talked to Robin Reed a little while ago. He said the temperature at kickoff will be 35 degrees.
Also, the winner of tonight's game gets to host the state semi finals. Highlights on Friday Football Extra.

S-FFE


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Our Friday Football Extra crews will be busy this weekend chasing down the regional champions.
And here's a look at those championship games tonight and tomorrow.
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S-College


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Leon Johnson rushed for 139 yards and scored two touchdowns as North Carolina beat North Carolina State 30 to 28.
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The Wolfpack was looking for this win to save their season.
But Johnson scored the first of his two touchdowns on this short run diving over the line and giving the Tar Heels the early lead.
The Wolfpack rallied. With seconds on the clock in the fourth quarter Terry Harvey hooks up with Jim Grissett on this 14 yard touchdown pass pulling State to within two points.
Harvey went for the tie throwing SUPER=36-North Carolina/=30/North
Carolina State/=28;into the end zone for Mark Thomas who appeared to be pushed

by a Tar Heel defender but Carolina wins it 30 to 28.
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S-Rutgers


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In the Big East this afternoon, Boston College ended its regular season with a come from behind win over Rutgers.
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The Scarlet Knights took a 10 point lead in the fourth quarter when Ray Lucas hit Marco Bataglia on this 34 yard touchdown pass and Rutgers led 38 to 28.
But the Eagles came right back Mark Hartsell hits Dennis Harding over the middle on the 8 yard touchdown pass and the Eagles trailed 38 to 34 in the fourth quarter.
Boston College won the game late in SUPER=36-Boston
College/=41/Rutgers/=38;the fourth quarter Hartsell hits Todd Pollack he

breaks a couple of tackles and scores the Eagles win it 41 to 38.
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S-Scores


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The Virginia Cavaliers open their regular season tonight against Tennessee Martin at University Hall.
And one college basketball score James Madison beats Illinois state this afternoon 86 to 85.
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