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Up next on News 7 at eleven-
It's not over yet. More snow is in the forecast. Meteorologist Robin Reed will have the latest on what to expect.
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Meanwhile people start stocking up for what could be another bout of being stuck inside.
And an American balloonist falls far short of his goal. A round the world trip ends in Canada.
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News 7 is next.

Newsbreak


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Good Evening.
Just when thought life was getting back to normal more snow is in the forecast.
By late afternoon tomorrow the snow will start coming down yet again-
By the time it's over we could see more than a foot.
Meteorologist Robin Reed will have the latest at eleven.
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A trip is cut short for an American Balloonist trying to circle the world non-stop.
After three days of equipment and weather problems Steve Fossett landed in a frozen lake in Canada.
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Join us for News 7 at eleven.

Forecast


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Just when you've probably had enough of the snow- more is on the way. By late afternoon tomorrow the snow will start coming down yet again- By the time it's over we could see more than a foot.
Let's go right over to Meteorologist Robin Reed for the latest.
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CK/WXALERT= WINTER STORM WATCHES

Robin ad lib toss to Jean

Tonite-Snow


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Old Man Winter's return still finds many people recovering from his last visit.
Kimberly McBroom joins us now from the newsroom with the latest on roads.
Kim, what's V-Dot saying at this point?
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Well, Jean even though primary roads look clear, many have wet pavement with icy patches.
And of course, most secondary roads are still covered with snow.
Now, while V-Dot is preparing for the next onslaught of wintry precipitation-- so are most people.
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(( Snow- laden roads are a nightmare for drivers-- and not every automobile has the stamina to navigate through it.
And now that more snow is in the forecast-- many people are shopping around for four- wheel drive vehicles.
Dealerships say they've gotten numerous calls about the four- by- four's-- even those that don't carry them.
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((STEVE SHOCKLEY/RENT-A-WRECK: A LOT OF BUSINESSES IN TOWN HAVE CALLED, WANTING TO KNOW IF WE HAVE FOUR-WHEEL DRIVES SO THEY CAN TRANSPORT EMPLOYEES TO AND FROM, AND UNFORTUNATELY, WE DON'T CARRY THOSE. BUT WE'VE HAD UPWARDS OF 40 TO 45 CALLS TODAY. ))
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Meanwhile, the promise of more snow prompted a rush of customers at local supermarkets.
Checkout lines extended into store aisles-- as people prepare to be snowed in once again.
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((BERTHA WILLIAMS: WE'RE STOCKING UP FOR THE BIG SNOW. I DIDN'T GO OUT LAST WEEKEND BECAUSE I THOUGHT I HAD PLENTY AND WHAT WE HAD, WE USED.))
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Staples like bread were disappearing quickly off the shelves-- with customers grabbing whatever they needed to get through the next winter storm.
But store officials say they're working hard to stay stocked and ready.
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((TOM WEBSTER/HARRIS TEETER CO- MANAGER: OH, IT'S BEEN GOOD BUSINESS, HECTIC AND ROUGH ON US, BUT WE'VE ENJOYED IT AND IT'S BEEN A LOT OF FUN AND THE CUSTOMERS HAVE REALLY BEEN ENJOYABLE, THEY'VE UNDERSTOOD AND HAVE BEEN PATIENT WITH US. ))
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So, apparently people are taking the warning of more snow to heart--
Meanwhile, V-DOT says it's trying to clear secondary roads before we get more-- and yes, four wheel drive vehicles are still recommended.
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XGR-Speech


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Virginia's politicians tried to meet in the middle today.
The 1996 session of the General Assembly kicked off with an olive branch from the Governor and a power-sharing offer from Senate Democrats.
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Ellen Qualls is at the State Capitol with part one of our coverage: the State of the Commonwealth speech.
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Last year, George Allen quoted the poet Robert Frost and asked Virginians to follow him down the road not taken.
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They did not.
Tonight, he quoted Ronald Reagan and a Democrat on the state Board of Education, and met Virginians on a more comfortable middle ground.
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Cheers, pomp, and circumstance greeted Governor George Allen at mid-term.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: LET US RESOLVE IN THE THE DAYS AHEAD TO CONDUCT OURSELVES NOT AS AN ALL-KNOWING ELITE IN A FAR-DISTANT CAPITOL, BUT AS SERVANTS OF DECENT AND SENSIBLE PEOPLE WHO RIGHTLY DESIRE TO CHOOSE THEIR OWN WAY FOR THEMSELVES, THEIR FAMILIES, AND THEIR COMMUNITY.))
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((DEL. TOM MOSS/D-NORFOLK: IT WAS NOT AN IN YOUR FACE TYPE SPEECH THAT HE'S BEEN DOING BEFORE. IT WAS A REACH-OUT SPEECH.))
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((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D-VINTON: I THOUGHT THE TONE OF THE SPEECH WAS VASTLY IMPROVED OVER WHAT WE'VE SEEN IN THE PAST. THERE WERE STILL A FEW LITTLE PINS AND NEEDLES IN THERE. BUT YOU KNOW OLD HABITS ARE SOMETIMES HARD TO BREAK.))
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One of those pins and needles was an anecdote about his seven- year old daughter Tyler -- who didn't get everything on her Christmas list.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: SO I HOPE THAT THOSE WHO INCESSANTLY CRITICIZE AND DEMAND MORE AND MORE SPENDING WILL UNDERSTAND THAT IF SANTA CANNOT MEET ALL DEMANDS, NEITHER CAN THE TAXPAYERS OF VIRGINIA.))
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Allen thinks Virginia public schools have had their stockings stuffed, with flat test scores to show for it.
He'd like to see tougher standards more than bigger spending.
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((DEL. TOM JACKSON/D-HILLSVILLE: I AGREE WITH HIM VERY MUCH ON THE ACCOUNTABILITY ASPECT OF EDUCATION. I THINK IT'S TIME THAT WE DID MORE IN THAT AREA. AND THE TESTING IS SOMETHING THAT I INTEND TO SUPPORT.))
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((DEL. CHIP WOODRUM/D-ROANOKE: I'M VERY PLEASED THAT THE GOVERNOR IS BEGINNING TO TAKE HIS FIRST, IF SOMEWHAT HESITANT STEPS TOWARD TRYING TO DO SOMETHING FOR EDUCATION.))
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Ellen toss to Steve



Senate


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toss from Ellen
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What was expected to be a power struggle in the Senate is certainly living up to expectations tonight.
The Senate adjourned around 9:30 without having adopted its rules.. and with its committee assignments still very much up in the air.
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(( When the day started, Senate Republicans had equal numbers but not equal power...
A surprise offer from Democratic leader Dick Saslaw gave the GOP chairmanships of three lesser committees, and more representation on some of the meatier committees like Finance.
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((SEN. JOHN EDWARDS/ D- ROANOKE: IT'S A FAIR PLAN. IT'S ONE THAT THE REPUBLICANS OUGHT TO ACCEPT IN THE SPIRIT IN WHICH IT WAS OFFERED.))
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But Republicans weren't necessarily buying.
And as the Senate spent most of its time gavelling in and out of session, both sides were trying to wrangle behind the door deals.
9:30 came and there was still no consensus.
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((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D- ROANOKE: THIS IS NOT REALLY ABOUT SHARED GOVERNMENT. THIS IS ABOUT POWER. AND THERE IS A SIGNIFICANT EFFORT BY PEOPLE IN THE SENATE TO SECURE MORE POWER.))
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The biggest proponent of shared power, Democratic outcast Virgil Goode, still holds out hope a consensus can be reached Wednesday.
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((SEN. VIRGIL GOODE/D- ROCKY MOUNT: THEY'RE KIND OF AT A STALEMATE, BUT I'M HOPEFUL SOMETHING WILL BE WORKED OUT. I DON'T THINK THERE'S MUCH DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE DIFFERENT PROPOSALS THAT I'VE HEARD PEOPLE PUT FORTH.))
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Pinnacle Board
And for our viewers on the Internet. Here is the address of the Web Page on the Internet where they can view the complete text of tonight's State of the Commonwealth address.

Budget


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It could be a long eleven months to a balanced budget agreement.
Republican congressional leaders now say there may not be a deal until after the November elections.
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President Clinton tonight says the sticking point isn't the budget-
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((IF THIS IS ABOUT BALANCING THE BUDGET WE COULD DO IT IN FIFTEEN MINUTES.))
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Clinton says he and congress have already agreed on a seven year balanced budget-
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((THE ISSUE HERE IS OVER THE POLICIES INVOLVING MEDICARE, MEDICAID AND EDUCATION, THE ENVIRONMENT OUR OPPOSITION TO RAISING TAXES ON THE LOWEST PAID WORKING PEOPLE AND ON THE SIZE AND STRUCTURE OF THE TAX CUT.))
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The President is expected to hold a news conference tomorrow to talk to the nation about the budget.
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Still to come on our broadcast,
some residents say snow shovelers are gouging more than snow,
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And we'll see why some people are upset over the way different localities are plowing the streets.
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Snow-Plows


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If you were able to drive your car today, you probably noticed some areas looked better than others.
Some residents say there is a big dividing line between Roanoke County and Roanoke City.
Scott Prince has more.
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((There are a number of similarities when it comes to snow removal techniques in Roanoke City and Roanoke County.
Both areas have snow plows working around the clock, and both are trying to clear the roads as fast as they can.
But each goes about it differently.
City officials say they strive to get primary roads passable... not completely clear in order to get to work on the side streets.
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((BOB HERBERT/ROANOKE CITY MANAGER: OUR BELIEF AT THIS POINT IS THAT WE PLOWED VIRTUALLY EVERY STREET IN THE CITY. ))
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But even though most streets have seen a plow at least once, there are some that remain untouched.
But in the county, about twenty percent of the roads have yet to be plowed.
That's because VDOT has a different agenda when it comes to snow removal.
Officials want to get primary streets as clear as possible, and then concentrate on the secondary roads.
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((JEFF ECHOLS/VDOT: THE INTERSTATE SYSTEM CARRIES A LOT OF THE TRUCKS THAT BRING THE FOOD TO THE GROCERY STORE. SO IT'S VERY IMPORTANT THAT THEY GET OUT AND ABOUT AND DELIVERIES ARE MADE... AND THEN GET TO THE SECONDARY SYSTEM. ))
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But no matter where you live, road crews ask that you be patient and understanding.
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((KEN REYNOLDS/SNOW PLOW DRIVER: JUST GIVE US SOME TIME. WE'RE WORKING AS FAST AS WE CAN TO GET THE ROADS CLEAR ))
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Scott Prince, News 7.))

Pulaski-Guard


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A food delivery in the New River Valley today may prove critical in the days ahead.
Hot meals and Non perishable food made it to Meals on Wheels recipients today-
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The state Forestry Department and the National Guard brought out heavy vehicles to deliver the goods.
This is the first and only hot meal delivered this week to nearly one thousand folks because of the snow.
New River Valley Senior Services hopes to start daily meal runs again Monday, but more winter weather may nix those plans.
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((GARY HEINLINE/PROGRAM SUPERVISOR: IT'S HARD TO GET THESE VEHICLES ON AN EVERYDAY TYPE BASIS. SO WE'RE GONNA GET OUT TODAY, GET THE PEOPLE SOME HOT FOOD, SOME SHELF-STABLED ITEMS, SOME FROZEN MEALS, WHATEVER THEY NEED. ))
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Senior Services was unable to deliver to Floyd County recipients because there weren't vehicles there.
Officials are keeping tabs on those people by phone, and say they'll be tops on the list when the next deliveries are attempted.
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The League of Older Americans in Roanoke also needs volunteers with four- wheel drive vehicles to deliver Meals on Wheels tomorrow.
Volunteers can call 3-4-5-0-4-5-1.

Shovelers


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A Roanoke County homeowner shelled out more than 600 dollars to shovel the snow from his driveway.
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The winter weather has unleashed a small army of private snow plows and snow blowers, and most are charging reasonable fees for the work they do.
But at least one accepted an invitation to clear a driveway, then delivered a huge bill.
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((FRAN STEPHANZ/BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU: YOU HAVE DISASTERS LIKE A BAD WIND STORM, A HURRICANE. PEOPLE TAKE ADVANTAGE OF YOU AND YOU'RE SO ANXIOUS TO GET SOMETHING DONE THAT THEY VERY OFTEN DON'T LOOK DOWN THE ROAD AT THE NET COST AND THEY SHOULD. VERY IMPORTANT.))
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The Roanoke County couple initially paid the bill, but had second thoughts.
Later, they stopped payment on the check and offered what they consider a more reasonable fee.

Zaire


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The Zaire Government now says more than 300 people died from a plane crash Monday.
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But a surgeon at a local hospital says 600 are confirmed dead.
The cargo plane crashed into a crowded outdoor market-
Today the people of Zaire began burying their dead.
Meanwhile four crew members are under arrest- while an investigation is underway.
Reports indicate the plane was flying without authorization and may have been overloaded.
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wipe wipe wipe

Train-Derail


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wipe wipe wipe
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A train derailment in Arizona- Twenty three cars of the Southern Pacific Freight Train jumped the tracks-
Two of the cars were carrying dangerous chemicals.
Southern Pacific says it'll take a few days to determine the cause.
Today's accident happened about 45 miles southwest of an October Amtrak derailment.
So far there's no indication that sabotage was involved today.
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When News 7 returns, local counselors have some advice for dealing with cabin fever,
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And we'll see what has let the air out of an attempt to fly a balloon around the world.
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Cabin-Fever


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TAPE#95-113
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Around the region, folks are trying to get out of the house, between storms.
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For many, just as critical as stocking up on the essentials, is treating the cabin fever.
The condition can bring varying stages of irritability and stress--
We talked today with Appalachian Counseling Services.
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((MIKE CHIGLINSKY/APPALACHIAN COUNSELING SERVICES: STEP BACK AND RE-APPRAISE THE SITUATION WHERE EVERYBODY CAN ENJOY BEING TOGETHER. FOR MOMS AND DADS IT GENERALLY MEANS AN INCREASED WORKLOAD BECAUSE THERE ARE MORE CLOTHES TO CHANGE, MORE RUNNY NOSES TO CATCH UP WITH, MORE THINGS TO DO AROUND THE HOUSE JUST BECAUSE EVERYONE IS CONFINED.))
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More advice-- seek out others to talk, even if just on the phone.
A change in perspective can turn around an attitude-- as can finding the humor in the situation.
Also, don't forget to check on the elderly-- not just to shovel their walks, but also to re-assure them they're not alone.
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Snow-Pets


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Pets belong inside this week. That's according to
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the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
It says cats and dogs should be kept in from the cold, especially after a storm of this magnitude.
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((AL ALEXANDER/ROANOKE SPCA: PLEASE BRING THEM INSIDE UNTIL THIS WEATHER BREAKS. IF YOU CAN'T, GET THEM INTO THE GARAGE OR BE SURE THE DOG HOUSE IS INSULATED AND OUT OF THE WIND. ))
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The S-P-C-A also says check paws for ice crystals because pets can get frost bite.
You should also rinse chemicals from your pets paws because some kinds can cause burns.
And make sure there's plenty of food and water available.
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S-UVA


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Harold Deane scored 39 points; the most tallied at Clemson in 17 years. Despite the junior's efforts; the Virginia cavaliers lost to the Tigers 89-79 at Little John Arena.
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Tiger guard Terrell McIntyre scored 18 points in the second half to boost 16th ranked Clemson. The Tigers are a perfect 11 and OH.
The Cavs took their last lead 66-65 with about 7 minutes to go. Curtis Staples goes inside to Norman Nolan. he hits the shot, but the Tigers pulled away.
UVa rising star Courtney Alexander SUPER=33-Clemson/=89/Virginia/=79;

helped the cavalier cause as he knocks down this shot,
But Clemson wins by 10 to drop UVa to 6 and 5 on the season and the Tigers beats the wahoo's for the first time in 8 tries.
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S-Tech


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The Virginia Tech Hokies made their Atlantic 10 debut last night a memorable one, spanking Duquesne 88-69 at the Pulumbo Center in Pittsburgh.
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Bill Foster and his 15th ranked Gobblers improve to 8 and 1 on the season behind strong efforts from Ace Custis and Troy Manns.
The former Patrick henry star scored 15 points coming off the bench to relieve Damon Watlington who got in early foul trouble.
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and nails the lay up and gets the foul.
The Dukes went on a 12-3 run with about 9 minutes left in the game. Nick Bosnic hits the wide open jumper.
But the Hokies answered and when Manns fed Shawn Good for this ally oop, Tech led 82-66 with under 2 minutes to play..
Ace Custis registered 18 points and had 17 rebounds as the Hokies beat Duquesne by 19.
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S-Cornell


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The NFL deadline for undergraduates to declare early for the league's draft was today.
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Eight collegians have thrown their names in, Cornell Brown is not one of them.
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Brown says he's staying at Virginia Tech for his senior year.
The consensus all american sited finishing his education, and helping the Hokies reach a 4th straight bowl game as two reasons for his decision.
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S-Express


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The Roanoke Express played host to Charlotte tonight in a East Division match up of the third and fourth place teams.
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The 4th place Express welcomed three new players into the line up...they are Wade Gibson,
number 16 Karry Biette,
and Dan Murphy, who sported number 6.
Charlotte jumped out in front early. Kurt Seher beats Matt Del Juidice. Juice replaced Daniel Berthiaume, who sat out a 1 game suspension. 3-1 Checkers after 1.
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Newly signed Wade Gibson did produce, his shot is deflected in by Jeff Jestadt, but Charlotte hands Roanoke it's 4th loss in five games 6-3. Now, the numbers!
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S-Score


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Chyron in motion
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Sports tease


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and still to come tonight, Charles haley and Rod Woodson are back practicing,
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and Mike Stevens is in Charlotte. He will tell us about Kyle Petty and his new look race team in a few.
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S-Charlotte


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You should always believe your mother.
And if you believe his mother, Jimmy Johnson is the new head coach of the Miami Dolphins. Allene Johnson says the official announcement will be made later today
Now from the career track to the fast track, The 1996 NASCAR Media Tour rolled on yesterday in the Carolina's. Today's focus; Kyle Petty.
Mike Stevens has more on Kyle and his two year drout.
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Balloon


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Trying to circle the globe in a balloon isn't as easy as you might think.
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That's the word from American Balloonist Steve Fossett whose trip ended in a frozen Canadian lake today.
The millionaire took off from South Dakota Monday attempting to go round the world non stop.
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((STEVE FOSSETT/BALLOONIST: I DISCOVERED A LOT OF PROBLEMS IN FACT I WAS NOT CLOSE AT ALL TO MAKING IT AROUND THE WORLD.)) 14:11:25 ((TIMOTHY KEMPER/FLIGHT MANAGER: WE ARE A SMALL TEAM OF EIGHT AND IT'S REALLY THE AMERICAN SPIRIT TO TRY TO BREAK A WORLD RECORD.))
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Electrical and weather problems forced today's landing.
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