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News-Head

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Coming up on News seven at eleven
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a pilot crash lands in Massachusetts and is caught on a home video camera.
In Brooklyn New York, a transit clerk was fire bombed as he stood in his booth at a subway station.
And these Christmas trees are not just a symbol of the holidays, but a sign of community spirit.
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News even at eleven is next.

Chapman-Fire


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A vacant home on Chapman Avenue was damaged by fire tonight. Authorities believe the blaze may have been intentionally set.
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The call came in around ten o'clock.
The flames apparently spread from the back of the home into the attic.
No one was in the building when firefighters arrived, but authorities are describing the blaze as suspicious.
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None of the firefighters was injured.

AMHERST-FOLLOW


ANCHOR=RON
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=DAL
TAPE# 95-108
GRAPHIC=Unsolved Murder


Police in Amherst County are making a public plea for help.
They are in the process of investigating the death of 25-year old Robin Jeanette Burge.
Her body was found Wednesday.
Now investigators want to talk with anyone who might have seen the victim on Thursday, November 16th.
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((DUVAL DOSS/AMHERST COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT: WE'RE HAVING A DIFFICULT TIME TRACING HER ACTIVITIES THE LAST FEW DAYS. HOPEFULLY SOMEONE WILL HAVE SEEN HER AT A LATER TIME THEN WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT.))
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Two hunters found Burge's body in the eastern end of Amherst County on a river bank.
Police say she had been shot several times.
Investigators believe Burge was shot then dumped in the river. picture
Family members say it had been two years since they last saw her.
Burge had apparently broken off all contact with them after she returned home from the Navy.
Burge was in her mid 20's, about 5-foot 5 inches tall.
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Brooklyn


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11p
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In Brooklyn, New York this morning, a transit clerk was fire bombed as he stood in his booth at a subway station.
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Attackers apparently sprayed some kind of liquid into his booth and set it on fire.
He suffered burns over 70 percent of his body.
A rifle was recovered at the scene.
Police say two males are responsible.
The victim, 50 year old Harry Kaufman was taken to a local hospital and is listed in critical but stable condition.
The incident seems to imitate a scene from the new motion picture "Money Train."
In the movie, a psychopath terrorizes New York City token booth clerks by squirting gasoline in their faces and igniting it.
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Plane-Crash


ANCHOR=Ron
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In Massachusetts a small plane made an emergency landing in a Southbridge residential neighborhood this afternoon.
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Investigators say the pilot was on his way to Connecticut.
Louis Furnas, of Stafford Springs, Connecticut tried to land the plane at Southbridge Airport when the plane developed mechanical problems.
He fell short of the runway, hitting the ground in a brushy area about a quarter of a mile from the airport.
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((JOHN STEPPICK/CRASH WITNESS: ))
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ANCHOR=Ron
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Furnas is listed in serious condition at the U-Mass Medical Center in Worcester.
His two passengers were not seriously hurt.
The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating.

Model


ANCHOR=Ron
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The coroner's office in Los Angeles says injuries to model Linda Sobek were "inconsistent with an auto accident."
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The results of today's autopsy contradict photographer Charles Rathbun's claim that he accidentally ran over the 27-year-old model during a photo shoot and buried her in a panic.
A coroner spokesman also says there were no visible signs that Sobek was sexually assaulted.
Rathbun, booked for investigation of murder in Sobek's death, led investigators to the gravesite in the Angeles National Forest.
He told investigators he accidentally struck Sobek with a truck during a photo shoot.
Rathbun remains in jail under suicide watch after two attempts to take his own life.
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Rocky-Ax


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A five year old Rocky Mount boy is STILL in the hospital after an accident this afternoon.
He fell off a haywagon in a Christmas Parade.
He was then struck by the vehicle.
It happened around 4:30 this afternoon.
He was taken to Franklin Memorial Hospital and later flown to Roanoke Memorial.
No word yet on his condition.

Holiday-Traffic


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 95-107
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Motorist hit the highways for the holiday weekend.
And today the roadways were packed with people returning home.
The Sunday after Thanksgiving is traditionally one of the busiest travel days of the year.
Triple-A estimates about 30 million motorists nationwide hit the highways this weekend.
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Traffic moved a little slower than usual on I-81.
But at this time there are no reports of serious accidents.
State police say in traffic like this, one accident usually leads to a chain reaction.
So today they focused on prevention.
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((TROOPER K.C. KOZAR/STATE POLICE: WE'RE LOOKING PEOPLE THAT'S FOLLOWING TOO CLOSE, TRAVELING AT A HIGH RATE OF SPEED. SOMEBODY GETS IMPATIENT AND THEY TRY TO GO ON THE SHOULDER TO GET AROUND TRAFFIC CONGESTION AND WHEN THAT HAPPENS IT CREATES A BIG TRAFFIC JAM.))
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Extra troopers were on the roads to help handle the high volume of traffic.
State police say though the day was busy, it did not compare to last year at this time.
You may remember it rained and 12 cars were involved in a chain reaction collision.
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Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Ron
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Coming up in the News 7 business review,
We'll see that the Dow Jones is still headed steadily uphill,
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While many people were going downhill FAST.
The slopes were packed at Snowshoe over the holiday weekend.
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wx ad lib
For most everyone, the long holiday break is nearly over.
But we'll CONTINUE getting a break with the WEATHER.
We've got another warm, sunny day to look forward to tomorrow-- as high pressure keeps a hold over the region.
But we'll be in for some big changes come mid- week.
Details on that-- plus the complete five- day forecast, keep it right here. MUSIC UP FULL
COMM#1


Bosnia


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=6pm
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In Dayton Ohio, a peace agreement was signed this weekend to end four years of war in Bosnia.
But the hatred continues.
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A town in north-central Bosnia, under Croatian control, yesterday was looted and burned by Croat soldiers.
And it appears Croats are trying to take whatever they can before they turn the town over to Serb control.
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Croatia


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VO-NAT
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Although the guns have been silenced in Bosnia, many refugees are refusing to return to their homes, for fear of retaliation.
About 20-THOUSAND Bosnian refugees are unwanted by Croatia and viewed as traitors by Bosnia.
Today they said they would prefer to spend the winter in tents in Croatia.
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((ALESSANDRA MORELLI/UNHCR FIELD OFFICER: YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT A VERY LARGE NUMBER OF PEOPLE. NOBODY HAS THE RIGHT TO FORCE THEM BACK. I SAY NOBODY. THEN WE CAN EXPECT THAT WE CAN GO THROUGH THE WINTER.))
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The refugees, mostly Muslims, were forced to flee their homes in northern Bosnia in August after a Bosnian government offensive.
The return of the refugees was to have been part of the peace process.
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West-Bank


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On the West Bank today, the Israeli army began evacuating its military headquarters from Nablus.
Nablus is the largest city scheduled to be handed over to the P-L-O this year.
As the army dismantled mobile homes and moved them outside the city in trucks, Palestinian policemen arrived in a nearby village to open a joint Israeli-PLO military coordination office.
The first stage of the hand over of power was halted by a disagreement between the commanders of the two sides.
The Palestinians disagreed with the Israelis over where their new police station should be established.
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Business-Review


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The Danville Register and Bee is up for sale again and the proposed Montgomery County smart road is jeopardy.
Len Besthoff recaps the week's top economic stories in southwest and central Virginia with the News-7 Business Review.
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The annual burley tobacco market opened this week in Virginia.
Experts predict farmers will fetch a higher price per pound than last year.
Galax is breaking away from traditional industries and moving toward high-tech.
An electronic circuit board maker named PCS has set up shop there with 15 employees.
Montgomery County has voted NOT to rezone land for the Smart Road.
This puts the project and some economic development prospects in jeopardy.
The Danville Register and Bee is up for sale again.
A judge ruled the bank selling the paper can back out of deal it had made with a local publisher.
Interco will buy the furniture division of Armstrong World Industries.
The deal is not expected to impact Armstrong employees in Appomattox and Brookneal.
Former Dominion Bankshares CEO Warner Dalhouse has become chairman of the board at Shenandoah Life.
Dalhouse currently serves as chairman of the board at First Union of Virginia, which bought Dominion two years ago.
The company operating the Radford Arsenal has offered a new voluntary retirement program to workers.
About 160 full time salaried workers are eligible.
And the Dow Jones broke a big milestone this week, surpassing the 5000 barrier for the first time.
Len Besthoff, with the News-7 Business Review. Nat Sot
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ANCHOR=Ron
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Also this week, Sprint-Centel-Virginia will reduce its business office in Martinsville from 40 to three people.
The phone company will move the customer service positions to its other offices in South Boston and Charlottesville.
The displaced workers in Martinsville will have the option of transferring there.
The company says the shift should be completed by June.

Roanoke-Electric


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Roanoke Electric Steel has posted strong fourth quarter and full year earnings.
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The company says its final quarter earnings were up 54-percent compared to a year ago.
For the full 12 months, RESCO's earnings were up 131-percent.
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Snowshoe


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Numbers were also up at a West Virginia Ski Resort.
A record number of skiers visited the Snowshoe Mountain Resort this Thanksgiving holiday.
The resort has recorded over 11-thousand 500 skier-visits since Thursday.
That's a 72 percent increase over their previous record set in 19-81.
Snowshoe has received over 50 inches of natural snow this month, compared to three inches last November.
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MUSIC ON TAPE
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Coming up,
The Republican presidential candidates are busy raising money in Virginia,
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And Princess Diana causes a commotion as she visits Argentina.
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MUSIC UP FULL
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Dole-Gramm


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Senator Bob Dole has a leg up on his republican rivals when it comes to soliciting campaign funds in Virginia.
Dole has raised almost 800- thousand dollars in mostly large donations.
SS=Gramm, Phil


The second best fundraiser in the commonwealth so far is Senator Phil Gramm of Texas.
He lags far behind Dole, raising only 167- thousand dollars so far.
The Federal Election Commission reports that Virginia residents have given a total of one- point- seven Million dollars to presidential campaigns.
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President Clinton has raised about a half-MILLION dollars from supporters in the commonwealth.




Princess-Diana


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Princess Diana spent the final day of her visit to Argentina at a clinic for young drug addicts.
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The Princess is trying to fulfill her promise of becoming a roving ambassador for the United Kingdom.
Today she was in Casa de Vida which is located on an island near the capital city Buenos Aires.
The Princess has attracted immense attention.
On T-V chat shows she has been the main topic of conversation.
The Princess, who arrived on Tuesday, is due to leave Argentina shortly.
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Martinsville-Literacy


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A program in Martinsville- Henry County won an award for its efforts to combat the county's 23-percent illiteracy rate.
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The Literacy Volunteers of Martinsville- Henry County sponsor a reading program at Memorial Hospital.
Volunteers read to children-- ages three and up-- while they sit in the hospital's E-R waiting room.
But the program isn't just for kids-- it's for grown- ups, too.
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((BILL PETERSON/LITERACY VOLUNTEERS OF MARTINSVILLE/HENRY COUNTY: YOU CAN SEE THEM SMILE WHEN THEY HEAR A CHILD'S BOOK READ. WE UNPLUG THE TELEVISION SET SO THEY DON'T HAVE THAT DISTRACTION. AND SO, IT IS QUIET AND THE CHILDREN LOVE TO SIT HERE AND LISTEN, AND THE PARENTS LIKE IT, TOO. ))
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Although its been around for about a year the program is already getting state- wide attention.
The group won this trophy for being recognized by the state board of volunteerism.
More than 70 volunteers make the program work.
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((SHANNON PRIGGEN/LITERACY PROGRAM VOLUNTEER: I COME ACROSS SOME KIDS THAT ARE REALLY SHY AND THEY FEEL LIKE THEY CAN'T READ WELL. BUT ONCE I GET THEM STARTED, THEY'RE GREAT READERS. AND I TRY TO ENCOURAGE THEM AND MAKE THEM FEEL BETTER ABOUT THEMSELVES. ))
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The program is the only one of its kind in the state.
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Winter-Prep


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It may have been warm today, but the cold winter weather is just around the corner.
The Virginia Department of Emergency Services has a some ideas to make the winter go by easier.
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In recent years, Virginians have had to deal with massive snow drifts, closed highways, and prolonged power outages.
To prepare for the inevitable Emergency officials offer these winter weather tips. PRE PRO
Make sure you have an emergency supply of water and non-perishable foods.
Have a flashlight and battery-powered radio, with extra batteries-- a first-aid kit and additional prescription medication.
They suggest your car be in good running order. Check all your fluid levels and tire pressures.
To keep your water pipes from freezing wrap them in insulation.
These are just a few suggestions.
For more information about winter weather preparedness call the Virginia Department of Emergency Services at 804-674-2499.
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S-Skins


ANCHOR=Roy
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Ricky Watters rushed for over 100 yards giving him a thousand on the season and he scored two touchdowns as the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Washington Redskins 14 to 7.
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Heath Shuler got the start at quarterback for the Redskins today.
Early in the game he hits Mark Logan he carries the ball for a 32 yard gain but the drive was stopped and Washington turned the ball over to the Eagles.
Eagle quarterback Rodney Peete then hands off to Watters he scores from 8 yards out the extra point was missed but Philly led the game 6 to nothing.
The Redskins got on the board in the fourth quarter when Shuler hands off to Terry Allen he scores from the seven to make it 7 to 6 Washington.
But Watters would have the final
SUPER=30-Philadelphia/=14/Washington/==7;word he scores from the one yard

line the two point conversion was good and the Eagles win the game 14 to 7.
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S-Miami


ANCHOR=Roy
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Miami quarterback Dan Marino broke the N-F-L career touchdown passes record this afternoon but it wasn't enough as the Indianapolis Colts beat the Dolphins 36 to 28.
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SUPER=03-Indianapolis, IN/NBC SPORTS; :


While Marino was chasing the record Colt Quarterback Jim Harbaugh was hot himself.
With over 4-minutes left in the first quarter he hooks up with Aaron Bailey on this 34 yard touchdown pass his second of the game the Colts led 14 to nothing.
Then in the second quarter Harbaugh hits tailback Marshall Faulk in the end zone from 7 yards out and the Colts were cruising 24 to nothing.
Marino then passes to keith Byars SUPER=30-Indianapolis/=36/Miami/=28;he

breaks tackles and scores from the six giving Marino 343 for his career breaking Fran Tarkenton's record but the Colts win the game 36 to 28.
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((DAN MARINO/MIAMI QUARTERBACK: I DON'T REALLY, YOU KNOW, SIT BACK AND APPRECIATE IT. I'M SURE SOME DAY WHEN I WATCH IT ON FILM AND WHATEVER, I'LL APPRECIATE IT A LOT MORE THAN I DO RIGHT NOW, I MEAN IT'S HARD TO WHEN YOU ARE IN THE THICK OF A GAME, ON THE ROAD AND TRYING TO COME FROM BEHIND TO REALLY UNDERSTAND WHAT IT MEANS AND APPRECIATE WHAT IT IS. ))
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S-Young


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
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Steve Young returned to the starting lineup and the 49-ers scored 24 points off turnovers in a big win over the St. Louis Rams.
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Young was playing for the firs time in six weeks and he threw a trio of touchdown passes.
But in the first quarter Young's first pass of the game was picked off by the Rams Anthony Parker
But he came back later in the quarter and the game throwing two T-D passes to J.J. Stokes this one from 16 yards out and the 49-ers beat the Rams 41 to 13.
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ANCHOR=Roy
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San Francisco holds on to its share of first place in the N-F-C west with an 8 and 4 record.

S-NFL


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Brett Favre passed for three touchdowns as the Packers beat the Buccaneers this afternoon.
Kevin Butlers 37 yard field goal with sevens seconds ended Chicago's three game losing streak.
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And at Orchard Park, New England scored two touchdowns in the final two minutes the big one from former U-V-A star Chris Slade. He picks off the Jim Kelly Pass and returns it 27 yards for the winning touchdown with 57 seconds left.
For all of today's N-F-L scores lets go to the boards.
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CHRYON MOTION
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OUT Q=.....NEW ORLEANS."
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Roy
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WRITER=Roy
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And coming up, Highlights from the N-B-A and N-H-L Fred Couples wins the big money in the Skins Game.
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And Roanoke College makes its first game at Ferrum sweet by beating the Panthers on their home floor.
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S-Roanoke


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Roanoke College hit the road today for a game at Ferrum in conjunction with a canned food drive for the St. James Community Center.
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Although its only an hour drive The Maroons were making their first trip to Ferrum's Swartz Gymnasium.
Roanoke led by 19 at the half but the Panthers try to get back in it Blue Cook scores in the post.
Then John Maher scores in transition off the Pass from Nathan Hungate and the Maroons added to their lead.
The Maroons were to much Jason SUPER=34-Roanoke/101/Ferrum/=77;Bishop

beats his man and scores off the Glass And the Maroons win it 101 to 77.
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S-Pistons


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Terry Mills hit a three pointer with point three seconds remaining as Detroit beat Houston 102 to 100.
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The big gun for the Pistons was Allen Houston he pulls up and hits two of his game high 35 points in the third quarter.
But the Rockets come right back going inside to Clyde Drexler for the easy layup and a two point Rocket lead.
The next trip down the floor Hakeem Olajuwon makes the spin move and jump hook keeping the Rockets in the lead.
Detroit kept it close again it was SUPER=32-Detroit/102/Houston/100;

Houston taking it to the hole and the Pistons beat the Rockets 102 to 100.
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S-NHL


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
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The Florida Panthers extended their home winning streak to eight games this afternoon with a 5 to 1 win over the slumping Los Angeles Kings.
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Doug Maclean looks on from the bench as the Panthers take it to the Kings.
In the first period Scott Mellanby gets the rebound shot and flips it in for the score and the Panthers took the one to nothing lead.
Still in the first, The Panthers SUPER=31-Florida/==5/Los
angeles/==1;work it in close again the shot bounces off and Stu Barnes puts it

in for the goal and the Panthers beat the Kings 5 to 1.
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S-Scores


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A light schedule in the N-B-A and N-H-L but for all those scores and some college basketball scores lets check the boards.
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S-Golf


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S5-22
GRAPHIC=PGA Logo


Fred Couples was the big winner in the 13-th annual Skins Game.
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SUPER=03-La Jolla, CA/ABC SPORTS; :


Corey Pavin, who won 150-thousand yesterday picked up another 90-thousand today when he sank a 12 foot putt for birdie on the 11-th hole.
But Couples hit a short birdie putt on the fifth playoff hole worth 270-thousand dollars enough to give him his first title in the skins game. Couples had finished second three times.
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Festival-Trees


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 95-106
GRAPHIC=Christmas


These Christmas trees are not just a symbol of the holidays, but a sign of community spirit.
Organizers say The Festival of Trees is a way for the business owners to support the community.
This year the annual competition is on the 21st floor of the First Union Tower.
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Businesses pay an entry fee to the Mental Health Association, which sponsors the event.
Visitors to the festival then vote on the tree they like the best.
This is the Associations biggest fund raiser of the year.
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((RITA GLINIECKI/MENTAL HEALTH ASSOC. VOLUNTEER: WE DO SUPPORT GROUPS FOR LIKE DEPRESSION AND PARENTS WHO HAVE EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED CHILDREN. WE HAVE AN INFORMATION AND REFERRAL PROGRAM. WE DO LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY.))
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VO-NAT


You can take a peek at the trees weekdays and Saturdays from 10 until nine.
And on Sundays from noon until seven.
The exhibit runs through December 23rd. (----------------)