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Up next on News 7-at FIVE
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Senators debate whether to support the U-S mission in Bosnia.
Police find a boy whose mother allegedly sold him to pay off a drug debt.

Plus a taste of winter in the Lone Star state.
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Wx-Heads
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Rain, even a little snow, is in the 24 hour forecast, with some marked improvements as we slide past mid-week. I'll tell you all about it.

MEDICAL-hEADS


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On Health Check-- Virginia's infant mortality rate is on the decline.
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The story, plus VIRTUAL medicine-- physicians are using computers to plan surgical strategies.
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Should U-S troops go to Bosnia? Senators began hearings on that topic today.
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5-Bosnia


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Good Evening, this is NEWS-7 at FIVE, I'm Jean Jadhon.
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The question- whether 20 thousand U-S soldiers should become part of a NATO peacekeeping force.
Some senators complained the goals of the mission are unclear- while others support the mission.
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Three former defense heavy hitters were there- some saying supporting the troops is better than the alternative.
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((JAMES SCHLESINGER/FORMER DEFENSE SECRETARY: I DON'T THINK WE CAN GO BACK ON THE PRESIDENT'S COMMITTEMENT, CONTINGENT COMMITMENT, FOR WHAT APPEARS TO OTHERS TO BE TRIVIAL REASONS. THAT WOULD UNDERMINE THE PRESTIGE OF THE UNITED STATES.)) 14:04:44 ((SEN. DIRK KEMPTHORNE/R-IDAHO: PAUL WOLFOWITZ/FORMER UNDERSECRETARY OF DEFENSE: THE QUESTION 'IS BOSNIA WORTH DYING FOR?')) 15:05:17 ((BRENT SCOWCROFT/FORMER NAT'L SECURITY ADVISOR: THAT IS NOT THE ISSUE NOW. THE ISSUE NOW IS THE ROLE OF THE UNITED STATES IN THE WORLD.))
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SUPER=01-Sen. Dirk Kempthorne/(R) Idaho; :14 very quick!
SUPER=01-Brent Scowcroft/Former Nat'l Security Advisor; 18
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All three former defense officials agree the risk to American troops is great.
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5-React


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wipe wipe wipe
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SUPER=03-Zagreb, Croatia;


Meanwhile, Croatia faced its first protests against the peace accord.
Displaced Bosnian Croats are calling the accord illegal and illegitimate.
Protestors rallied in front of the Croatian parliament-
They're angry that Serbs will be allowed to control a corridor linking Bosnian Serbs to Serbia.
Croats living in the area don't want to live under Serb leadership.
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5-GOP


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Virginia Republicans will get a new party chairman next year.
Out goes the colorful Pat McSweeney.
And the only publicly announced candidate for his post is a member of Governor George Allen's cabinet.
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Ellen Qualls is in our Richmond newsroom.
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Secretary of the Administration Mike Thomas tried to oust McSweeney in 1993.
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George Allen and Pat McSweeney have NOT been bosom buddies since Allen's race for Governor, when he felt McSweeney didn't support him strongly enough.
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(( So as a top advisor to the Governor, Thomas says the top party official should at least have a good working relationship with the top elected Republican in Richmond.
But there are concerns about a conflict of interest.
Former Democratic party chair Paul Goldman points out a law that was aimed at him that prevents party leaders from serving as lobbyists.
Presumably, cabinet secretaries lobby for their Governor's agenda.
Thomas says he would NOT.
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((MIKE THOMAS/VA. SECRETARY OF ADMINISTRATION: IN THE SCOPE OF MY OFFICIAL DUTIES -- THOSE THINGS THAT I WOULD NORMALLY HAVE.... NOT BE ABLE TO.))
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((PAT MCSWEENEY/VA. REPUBLICAN PARTY CHAIRMAN: I'M NOT AS CONCERNED ABOUT THE TIME CONSTRAINTS. THAT'S A TAXPAYER CONCERN. BUT I'M MORE CONCERNED ABOUT, EVEN IF HE WERE NOT SECRETARY OF ADMINISTRATION, IT'S THE VIEWPOINT. THAT THERE IS NO NEED FOR THE INDEPENDENCE FROM ELECTED OFFICIALS WHOEVER IT IS. IT SHOULD NOT BE SEEN AS THE USEFUL TOOL OF ANYBODY. IT OUGHT TO BE INDEPENDENT OF ELECTED OFFICIALS OR CANDIDATES.))
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McSweeney you'll remember appeared in Danville last year to commemorate southern heritage, and told Oliver North that it wasn't cost effective to seek the black vote in the final days of the 1994 race for Senate.
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So he's seen his share of controversy that Mike Thomas would like to erase.
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5-Reynolds


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A man with a familiar name is the front runner in the race for an Illinois Congressional seat-
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30 year old Jesse Jackson Junior is hoping to win the spot.
He is hoping to take the seat left by Mel Reynolds- the congressman who resigned after being convicted of having sex with a minor.
If Jackson wins today, he faces a General election December 12th against a Republican challenger.
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5-Boy-Sold


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A Detroit boy allegedly sold by his mother to pay off a drug debt is described by one officer as a very old 15-year-old.
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Authorities confirm that they found the boy early today.
They say his drug-addicted mother SUPER=03-Detroit;

and a known drug dealer are held and will likely face charges.
The boy apparently had been missing for several months.
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((MICHAL HALL/DETROIT POLICE: THE INITIAL INFORMATION WAS THAT HE HAD BEENS OLD TO THE DOPE DEALER TO REPAY A DRUG DEBT, THAT HE HAD BEEN SEXUALLY ASSAULTED))
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Police say there are indications that the boy eventually became a willing drug dealer -- but say he is definitely a victim who needs help.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER
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It has been more than a decade since the murders of Nancy and Derek Haysom in Bedford County.
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Now you can read about the man who is doing time for a crime he says he did NOT commit when you surf the net.
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ANCHOR=Connie
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On Health Check-- the decline in Virginia's infant mortality rate--
Plus, detecting cancer through virtual reality.
Some researchers believe they've found the device. 2-SHOT
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Plus Roanoke Gas fuels a milestone. ANCHOR=Connie


That story and much more right after this break-- stick around.
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5-Soering


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German- born killer Jens Soering (yenz SIR-ing) has written a book.
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You can read it on the Internet. It's a detailed account of his love affair with Elizabeth Haysom.
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The 27-year old convict is serving two life terms for the murder of her parents... a crime he says SHE committed and HE took the blame for.
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((JENS SOERING: I HAD TO PROTECT HER, OKAY. I COULD NOT TURN HER IN. Attorney's question: WERE YOU IN LOVE WITH HER AT THAT TIME? SOERING: WELL, OF COURSE. I LOVED THE GIRL.))
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About the only new revelation in the 12-chapter book now on the Internet is that Soering's trial lawyer has since gotten in trouble.
Rick Neaton's law license was suspended for three years for misrepresenting and neglecting a client in Michigan.
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5-Smart-Road


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The Montgomery County board of supervisors has reversed itself AGAIN on the smart highway.
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Last night the board rescinded a week-old decision barring the state from taking over land for the highway.
It also set up a committee to seek more information from the highway department on how the road might impact those lands.
This is the first time the state has tried to condemn land in an agricultural district.
A local environmentalist hopes the board will stick with its earlier precedent- setting vote.
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((SHIREEN PARSONS/SIERRA CLUB: IF OUR SUPERVISORS VOTE NO, THAT MEANS THAT THIS LAW, THE LAW IN VIRGINIA THAT PROTECTS AGRICULTURAL LANDS, WILL BE VALID. IT WILL HAVE WEIGHT AND IT WILL MEAN SOMETHING. IF THEY SHOULD VOTE YES IT MEANS THAT THE LAW IS ABSOLUTELY WORTHLESS AND THAT AGRICULTURAL LANDS WILL BE PROTECTED ONLY UP UNTIL SOMEBODY WANTS TO DEVELOP IT.))
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The smart highway would cut through the Ellett Valley linking Blacksburg to Interstate 81.
The committee is scheduled to report back to the board with its findings December eleventh.

5-Reversion


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The city of Martinsville won't revert to town status anytime soon.
The idea was resurrected in a newspaper article--
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listing Martinsville among the cities interested in reversion.
That came as news to the city manager.
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((EARL REYNOLDS/MARTINSVILLE CITY MANAGER: I THINK I NEED TO SAY IMMEDIATELY, THAT WE'RE NOT IN THE PROCESS OF REVERTING AND IT'S NOT ANY OFFICIAL DISCUSSION IN THE COMMUNITY AT THE PRESENT TIME REGARDING THAT. ))
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Reynolds says former Mayor Allan McClain brought up the issue two years ago, as he retired from council.
But he says the matter was not taken up again.
Reynolds says the city is undergoing some new projects-- and is currently in good financial shape.
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5-Roanoke-Gas


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Roanoke Gas officials are basking in a blaze of glory.
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This morning they turned the valve for customer number 50- thousand-- accomplishing one of their biggest goals.
Home owner Steve Wiley not only got a warm house, he also received a hot prize.
Roanoke Gas gave him a one thousand dollar check to mark the milestone.
Company officials say they're already fired up about their next goal.
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((JOHN WILLIAMSON/ROANOKE GAS COMPANY: WE'RE GROWING AT ABOUT 3% A YEAR AND HAVE BEEN FOR THE LAST SEVERAL YEARS. I GUESS OUR NEXT TRUE MILESTONE WILL PROBABLY BE 60,000. WE DON'T EXACTLY KNOW WHEN THAT WILL BE BUT THAT WILL BE OUR NEXT ONE. ))
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Williamson says the acquisition of Bluefield Gas has played a big part in getting new customers.
He hopes the company will continue on its hot streak.
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Still to come in the newscast-- a live report from Lexington where VMI and Washington and Lee will battle it out on the hardwoods later tonight.
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But first-- snow in Texas? That's what many people woke up to this morning in the Lone Star State-- the story and Patrick's forecast next on NEWS-7 at FIVE.
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5-Snow


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They say everything's big in Texas-- but generally NOT the amount of snowfall.
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It wasn't a blizzard, but this was the scene in Dallas this morning.
A surprising one-to-three inches of snow fell throughout the Lone Star State.
Most of Texas felt the chilly temperatures-- but people say they're looking forward to warmer conditions forecasted for tomorrow.
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Still to come in the newscast--Steve has highlights from last night's Monday Night football game.
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On Health Check-- Virtual Reality is expanding it's high tech grasp-- now the medical profession is using it better prepare for surgery.
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Plus, a Russian Medical student touring the area is impressed with what he's found.
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((CERTAINLY YOU HAVE YOUR OWN PROBLEMS HERE BUT FOR A PERSON WHO COMES FROM RUSSIA IT'S REALLY IMPRESSIVE. ))
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5-VA-Rates


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Virginia's infant mortality rate is now at it's lowest since the state
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began record keeping in 1913-- with eight-point-two deaths per thousand live births. DISSOLVE TO SS
Still, the 1994 mortality rate for white infants was six-point-three deaths per thousand live births-- compared with 13-point-three deaths for NON-whites.
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5-Virtual


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In Chicago, more than 60-thousand experts in radiology from around the world have been meeting-- learning about medicine that looks more like science fiction.
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It's Virtual Reality-- used to give physicians experience with a procedure, working on a virtual patient.
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((GREG MERRIL/HIGH TECHSPLANTATION: UNFORTUNATELY, WHEN PHYSICIANS FIRST HAVE PATIENT CONTACT WITH A NEW PROCEDURE THEY MAKE MORE MISTAKES THAN THEY DO WHEN THEY'VE HAD A LOT OF EXPERIENCE.))
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***CONNIE AUDIO ON CART****
Virtual reality is being used for more than just preparing for surgery.
It's also being used for the surgery itself.
In this brain operation, right beside the patient is the their virtual brain-- a hologram identical in three dimensions to the patient's brain.
Surgeons now use it to avoid blood vessels, to make sure the tumor is removed, and that instruments aren't too large.
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((DR. ALLAN WOLFE: WE CAN PUT THE SCREW INTO THE HOLOGRAM TO ASCERTAIN THE PROPER SIZE AND LOCATION BEFORE WE EVER PUT IN THE PATIENT.))
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Some experts say the images may be virtual, but their benefits are very real.
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5-Palpitation


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At the Mayo Clinic, they're using a device that combines sound waves with magnetic resonance imaging-- as a way to spot cancer.
By making the body's molecules vibrate-- they can use imaging to measure differences in vibration.
Early trials show the machine can measure stiffness and softness-- cancerous material is often stiffer than other tissue.

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The F-D-A has approved a new drug to fight one of the most lethal forms of leukemia-- a rare, aggressive form of the disease, causing sudden and serious internal bleeding.
A study of 15-hundred patients found the drug Vesanoid caused complete remission in half of the leukemia sufferers who relapsed after standard therapy.
Vesanoid works by causing the leukemia cells to age rapidly and die off.
The body then replaces them with normal cells.

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A Russian doctor is getting an eyeful this month, as he tours American medical facilities.
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Visiting the Salem V-A today, Dr. Oleg Glushkov says after working at Moscow City Hospital, he's very impressed with the American system.
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((DR. OLE GLUSHKOV: THE GENERAL PROBLEM IS THE FINANCIAL PROBLEM. YOU CAN'T GET MONEY TO SUPPLY MEDICAL FACILITY WITH PROPER EQUIPMENT, EVEN THE PROPER DRUGS. WE STILL ARE USING SUCH KIND OF DRUGS WHICH ARE NOT USED IN THE UNITED STATES.))
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Glushkov says while Moscow does have x-ray equipment, there are no cat scans or M-R-I equipment.
He says he'd like to find work in the U.S.-- as a laboratory assistant or in the nursing profession. 2-SHOT 2-shot-toss
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It has been more than 50-years, but tonight a rematch is in the making in Lexington.
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Steve Mason has the lastest on tonight's big hoops matchup in his ticker.

s5-Live


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Good Evening everybody and welcome to the Tuesday Two Minute Sports Ticker.
Tonight we've packed up most of the sports department and hit the road for Lexington where our crews are preparing for tonight's live telecast of the VMI-Washington and Lee basketball game.
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Let's check in with Mike Stevens who is in Cameron Hall-- to see how things are going a little more than two--hours before tipoff.
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Another big game tips off tonight. The 22nd ranked Virginia Tech Hokies make their season debut tonight against Coastal Carolina at Cassell Coliseum. Game time is scheduled for 7pm.
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In football, last night the San Diego Chargers ended a three game losing streak by beating the Oakland raiders 12-6 in a game filled with kicks and hits.
First the hits. Watch the Raiders Eddie Anderson put a hurtin on Charger Receiver Louis Jefferson who was shaken up on the play.
It was the first game this season without a touchdown, all the points came on field goals. San Diego's John Carey had 4 as the Chargers win 12-6. They improve to 5 and 7 while Oakland falls to 8 and 4.
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Coming up at 6, UVa hoops highlights from last night's win.
But stay with us for more NEWS-7 at FIVE.

5-kicker


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Now, a story where the term "party animal" takes on a whole new meaning.
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SUPER=03-Hollywood Park, CA;


Meet "Sharp Try".
This four-year-old colt likes to drink beer.
Every day with his meal, "Sharp Try" is served a tall, warm beer.
His trainer says the vitamins, barley and hopps in the brew are actually good for Sharp.
And no, the beer doesn't get the horse drunk.
He weighs over 12-hundred pounds.
His trainer says a beer a day helps keep the veterinarian away.
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six-preview


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Earlier Mike and Roy told us about tonight's big game in Lexington.
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Coming up tonight on NEWS-7 at SIX, Keith Humphry has more on the rivalry.
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Jean, this game has become the talk of the town in Lexington... and basketball fans hope it won't be another 50 years before they meet again.
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Both Virginia Military Institute and Washington and Lee are planning to pack the stands tonight at Cameron Hall... And there's optimism this match-up will become an annual event.
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We'll hear from folks in Lexington as well as another live report from Cameron Hall in 30-minutes on NEWS-7 at SIX.
ANCHOR=Jean

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