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1-News-Head

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VO-NAT


Coming up on NEWS 7 at SIX:
Fires in Rocky Mount, Roanoke and Danville....
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And getting back to normal. All that snow melting... and rain likely the end of the week. Are we in for the FLOOD of '96, now, too?

Sports-Head


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#SPORTS HEAD
GRAPHIC=NONE


Tonight in sports, Marcus Camby is OK and out of the Hospital.
The injured Packers' coach isn't so lucky.
We'll hear some comments from last week's media tour that may have passed you by.
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And his Airness, Michael Jordan passes by the Bullets today with his second straight 45 point plus performance.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
SS=None


Wow...still plenty of snow on the ground but temperatures soaring into the 60's. What a great Monday this turned out to be.

Barber-Fire


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=spr
TAPE#95-114
GRAPHIC=Fire


Fire today destroyed one of Rocky Mount's oldest buildings.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Rocky Mount;


The Old Mount Theater... which was transformed into a barber shop and auction house... went up in flames around eight this morning.
Both Main Street businesses are a total loss.
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((CRAIG JAMISON/AUCTIONEER: I HAD PROBABLY 40 TO 50 THOUSAND DOLLARS WORTH OF CONSIGNMENT MERCHANDISE AND MERCHANDISE OF MY OWN TO BE SOLD AND IT'S ALL GONE.))
SUPER=01-Craig Jamison/Auctioneer;
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Fire officials think the blaze broke out in the back of the barber shop.
A kerosene heater could be to blame.
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SOT 12:57:05
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((CHIEF POSEY DILLON/ROCKY MOUNT FIRE DEPARTMENT: I THINK FROM WHAT... I HAVE TO GATHER IT WAS A POSSIBILITY THAT THERE WAS ONE LOCATED WITHIN, WHETHER THAT WAS THE CAUSE OF THE FIRE... WE'RE NOT SURE. ))
SUPER=01-Chief Posey Dillon/Rocky Mount Fire Dept.;
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ANCHOR=keith
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A fire- fighter suffered a heart attack while battling the blaze.
He's listed in stable condition at Franklin Memorial Hospital.

Roanoke-Fire


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=spr
TAPE#95-113
GRAPHIC=Fire


There were no injuries in an overnight fire in Roanoke last night.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Around eleven- thirty... in the historic Gainsboro district... a home was destroyed by flames.
Then the fire jumped to an abandoned house next door.
The owner wasn't home at the time... but she was quickly notified by a relative.
She couldn't believe she had lost everything.
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SOT 18:18:25
IN Q=We was at the

((ANGEL SMITH/FIRE VICTIM: WE WAS AT THE MOTEL RIGHT HERE. WHEN I LOOKED OUT OF MY WINDOW, IT LOOKED LIKE MY HOUSE FROM THE TOP AND I CALLED MY GRANDFATHER AND ASKED HIM IF MY HOUSE WAS ON FIRE. HE SAID YES. HE HAD BEEN TRYING TO CONTACT ME. SO I DON'T KNOW WHAT HAPPENED. ))
SUPER=01-Angel Smith/Fire Victim;
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OUT Q=what happened
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VO-NAT


Smith says she and her four children will stay with friends for now.
Meanwhile, the Fire Marshal is still trying to figure out how the blaze started.
The damage is estimated at 40- thousand dollars.
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Ramos


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=SIX
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=State Police Investigation


Lexington police officer Mark Ramos has been cleared of any wrong- doing.
Last Fall a woman filed a warrant against him, charging the officer with assault and battery during an arrest.
Ramos had been suspended with pay, pending a state police investigatation.
He was back on duty as of today.

Trash


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#95-105
GRAPHIC=City Seal


A week after the big snowstorm brought the Roanoke Valley to a standstill, there was another sign that life is returning to normal.
Today, trash collection resumed in the city of Roanoke
DOUBLE BOX=Keith/Joe


And Joe Dashiell reports the sanitation crews have their work cut out for them.
LIVE=Joe/Microwave
SUPER=@Joe1;
SUPER=05-Roanoke;


A week without trash collection means that two weeks of garbage will be waiting for the crews as they make their rounds this week.
But the workers we caught up with this morning, were just happy to be back at it.
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SUPER=01-Angela Hopson/Roanoke Resident; :29
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IN Q=I'm glad

((GENE COOK: I'M GLAD TO BE BACK TO WORK.)) ((MELVIN POINDEXTER: GLAD TO BE BACK AT IT. A LITTLE TOO LONG OFF, BUT I'M GLAD TO BE BACK AT IT.))
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If Gene Cook and Melvin Poindexter were pleased to be hauling trash, they had plenty to be thankful for.
The Blizzard of '96 left a backlog of garbage on the streets of Wilmont Farms and other Roanoke city neighborhoods.
While many public employees were enjoying the day off, this was no holiday for the sanitation crews resuming their rounds.
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((ANGELA HOPSON/ROANOKE RESIDENT: I HAD SIX OR SEVEN BAGS OUTSIDE. BETWEEN MY DOG AND MY CHILD AND EVERYBODY ELSE. I'M REALLY GLAD TO SEE THEM. PILES UP PRETTY QUICK DOESN'T IT? TOO QUICK. TOO QUICK.))
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DOUBLE BOX=Keith/Joe
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No-Flooding


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE#95-110
GRAPHIC=NONE


Bright sunshine and warm temperatures are a welcome sight this week, but the threat of rain looms ahead.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg;


At the same time, two feet of snow is melting fast.
Could all those conditions add up to a formula for flooding?
The National Weather Service says don't worry, just now.
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SOT 10:35:03
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((JEFF STEWART/NWS METEOROLOGIST: WE'RE LOOKING AT SOME RAINFALL FOR THURSDAY. ANY AMOUNTS OVER AN INCH MIGHT CAUSE SOME PROBLEMS. BUT RIGHT NOW IT LOOKS LIKE WE'LL BE AT LESS THAN AN INCH WITH RAINFALL THURSDAY. AND SO WE'RE LOOKING PRETTY GOOD BUT WE'RE KEEPING AN EYE ON IT. ))
SUPER=01-Jeff Stewart/NWS Meteorologist;
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OUT Q=an eye on it.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;


Stewart says December was fairly dry, with only about two inches of rainfall for the month.
That has kept river and stream levels low enough to handle some extra water.
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Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE


Still to come on the newscast, localities across the region remember Martin Luther King,
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and we'll see how the Bedford Sheriff is turning to some experienced rookies to help out with his shorthanded department.
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Toss to Robin Roll Lake Level Roll
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SUPER=82-3.26/plus/2.11/3.26/plus/2.11;
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Keen-King


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#95-104
GRAPHIC=MLK


While the nation paused to remember Dr. King in their thoughts, others chose a more public way to honor his memory.
In Southside, a local civil rights group organized a three day march.
Teresa Hamilton has the story.
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SUPER=03-Pittsylvania Co.; :00
SUPER=07-Hazel Fontaine; :23
SUPER=01-Rev. William Avon Keen/Local SCLC President; :42
SUPER=07-Clinton Stokes; :51
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(( Doctor Martin Luther King, Junior's birthday is a time of celebration for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.
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The civil right's group organized the local march-- which will likely go down in memory.
They decided to honor the slain civil rights leader with a three day march--beginning in Danville on Saturday.
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((HAZEL FONTAINE: I FEEL GREAT, I'VE WALKED FROM DANVILLE ALL THE WAY TO CHATHAM AND I ALWAYS FEEL THAT IF HARRIETT TUBMAN CAN WALK MILLIONS OF MILES THROUGH RAIN, SLEET AND SNOW, I CAN WALK THOSE FEW MILES. ))
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Reverend William Avon Keen is the SCLC's local President.
He views the three day march as symbolic.
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((REV. WILLIAM AVON KEEN/LOCAL SCLC, PRESIDENT: THE DEATH OF THE MOVEMENT IN THE 60'S, THE BURIAL OF THE MOVEMENT AND THE RESURRECTION OF A NEW MOVEMENT IN 19-HUNDRED AND 96. ))
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((CLINTON STOKES:I'M WALKING OUT HERE TO REPRESENT THE ELDERS THAT PAVED THE WAY FOR US AND OUR YOUNGER CHILDREN THAT ALSO CONTINUED THE STRUGGLE AND KEEP US SAFE AND FREE AS A PEOPLE. ))
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The late Dr. King was no stranger to Southside.
He came to Danville in 1963 during a time of great civil unrest.
Many who took part in the three day march were too young to remember.
But by taking part, felt a strong kinship to his spirit. Teresa Hamilton, News 7.))

LJK-Day


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE#95-106
GRAPHIC=NONE


Looking at the negative things to prevent history from repeating itself.
That's what the director of the Harrison Museum of African American Culture said in reference to the holiday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Children gathered at the museum to reflect upon Dr. King and the Civil Rights Movement.
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IN Q=We tend to

((ALETHA BOLDEN/HARRISON MUSEUM: WE TEND TO GO DAY TO DAY AND REALLY DON'T THING ABOUT THOSE PIONEERS IN THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT WHO HELPED US GET WHERE WE ARE TODAY.))
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The workshop consisted of discussions, games, and activities.
One child said the work of Dr. King will help him in the future.
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((DEMETRIUS GRANT: I CAN STAND UP FOR MYSELF SAY WHAT TO SAY BE CREATIVE WITH EVERYTHING I DO.))
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE


Today's STATE holiday, Lee- Jackson- King- Day, also honors confederate heroes Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson.
Ceremonies marking their birthdays are scheduled later this week.

Harmony


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE#95-111
GRAPHIC=NONE


A Virginia Tech communications professor is making it her life mission to pursue her ideas of Doctor King's dream.
Detine (deh-TINE) Bowers announced her resignation today to embark on what she calls the "Harmony Movement."
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SUPER=03-Blacksburg;


Bowers says she's following a vision to knock down racial and social barriers and create a spirit of unconditional love and harmony.
She's working with others to start a business called Harmony Blessings, aimed at facilitating those goals.
One of its first objectives will be to lobby for a national declaration of 1997 as "The Year of Family Harmony."
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((DETINE BOWERS/HARMONY MOVEMENT LEADER: THAT IS GOING TO BE A MAJOR TASK OVER THE NEXT FEW MONTHS. WE NEED A LOT OF SUPPORT. BUT WE WANT TO GET THE WORD OUT THAT IT'S TIME FOR PEOPLE TO COME TOGETHER. ))
SUPER=01-Detine Bowers/Harmony Movement Leader;
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OUT Q=to come together.
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VO-NAT


Bowers is also establishing a Harmony Center in Brunswick County.
She says it will be a sanctuary for those seeking their purpose in life.
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Bedford-Volunteers


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#95-107
GRAPHIC=NONE


A shortage of manpower has forced one area sheriff's department to get creative in filling its staffing needs.
As Steve Smallshaw reports, there's no substitute for experience.
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IN Q=Meet Carol and
SUPER=03-Bedford; :00
SUPER=01-Mike Brown/Bedford Co. Sheriff; :16
SUPER=01-Bevie Johnson/TRIAD Volunteer; :46
SUPER=01-Carol Duus/TRIAD Volunteer; 1:09
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((Meet Carol and Bevie...the two newest members of the Bedford County sheriff's department.
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((LET ME GET THIS OFF HERE AND WE CAN MAKE OUR COPIES...))
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They may not wear badges and guns, but these two senior citizens are providing valuable assistance to Sheriff Mike Brown and his staff.
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IN Q=Whether you're

((SHERIFF MIKE BROWN/BEDFORD CO.: WHETHER YOU'RE WITH THE STATE POLICE, THE CITY OR COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE, LAW ENFORCEMENT IS JUST SHORTHANDED. WE NEED ASSISTANCE.))
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That's where Carol and Bevie come in.
They're both members of Bedford County's TRIAD program, which provides links between law enforcement and senior citizens.
Starting this week, ten elderly volunteers are lending their time and expertise to chores like sorting through the department's daily avalanche of paperwork.
All that helps free up deputies for more important law enforcement duties.
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SOT 2:14:20
IN Q=I've worked some

((BEVIE JOHNSON/TRIAD VOLUNTEER: I'VE WORKED SOME WITH COMPUTERS, I ENJOY WORKING WITH COMPUTERS. I AM RETIRED NOW AND I HOPE TO HELP OTHER PEOPLE AND IT ALSO HELPS ME.))
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After less than two hours on the job, both women seemed right at home in their new part- time careers.
They hope to get other senior citizens involved as well.
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IN Q=We would like

((CAROL DUUS/TRIAD VOLUNTEER: WE WOULD LIKE OTHER PEOPLE TO GET INTERESTED BECAUSE IT REALLY IS A FUN THING TO GET OUT AND SEE NEW PEOPLE AND NEW ADVENTURES. AND I'M SURE THERE WILL BE A LOT MORE BEFORE WE'RE FINISHED.))
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It's a partnership both sides seem thrilled with.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Bedford County.))

Stocks


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=sly
TAPE#=Stocks
GRAPHIC=NONE


On Wall Street today, technology stocks continued to pull the market down.
The DOW lost more than 17 points closing at five-thousand-44.
Nasdaq dropped 19 points.
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SUPER=#D-69;


Home-Survey


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#95-103
GRAPHIC=Housing


Roanoke remains an affordable place to buy a home.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


The latest annual survey by the Coldwell Banker real estate company ranks Roanoke 78th out of nearly 300 U-S cities on the average price of a home.
The most affordable place in America to buy a single family house is Oklahoma City, where an average home costs 97- thousand dollars.
It's the second time in three years Oklahoma City has topped the list.
In Roanoke, the average price comes in around 155- thousand dollars.
The survey says the most expensive housing market is Beverly Hills, California, where the average price is 745-thousand-dollars.
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Salem-Schools


ANCHOR=KEITH
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=tho
TAPE#95-108
GRAPHIC=Salem


Students in Salem today were the first in the Roanoke Valley to be back in the classrooms.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


Most were energetic and excited about returning, but now the question is-- when will the days be made up?
Salem lost six school days, but administrative officials feel confident they'll be able to RESCHEDULE school without too many problems.
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IN Q=We try to avoid Saturdays

((DIANE WASHENBERGER/G.W. CARVER PRINCIPAL: WE TRY TO AVOID SATURDAYS, 'CAUSE THOSE ARE HARD TO MAKE UP IF PEOPLE HAVE PLANS, BUT IT LOOKS LIKE WE'LL BE ABLE TO USE SOME TEACHER WORK DAYS AND CONFERENCE DAYS AND THINGS LIKE THAT TO MAKE THINGS UP. AS LONG AS WE HAVE GOOD WEATHER-WE SHOULD BE ALL RIGHT. ))
SUPER=01-Diane Washenberger/G.W. Carver Principal;
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=HOLD


Officials say the Salem schools were able to open today because of diligent shoveling by the Salem street department, as well as school custodians and administrators.
Many more school systems will join Salem tomorrow, but a lot of them will be on delayed schedules. We'll have the complete list immediately after this newscast during the CBS Evening News.

Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


Coming up tonight in sports, we'll check out some this afternoon's NBA action including another one for the books from Michael Jordan.
Plus as update on the Packers' coach who was injured yesterday.
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And we'll hear some of the humorous quotes from last week's NASCAR media tour involving Gordan, Waltrip, Petty and others.
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S-Bulls


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S5-24
GRAPHIC=NBA


In honor of Martin LUther KIng day a number of NBA and NHL matinees were held today across the country.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Landover, MD/HTS; :00


At USAir arena, the Bulls were without Chris Webber and Calbert Cheaney as they Bulls.
Scottie Pippen blows down the lane on the left side and rams in the one handed jam. Pippen had 27.
But the main man was Michael Jordan who followed up Saturday night's 48 point explosion with 46 today.
Michael had 19 points in the first quarter, and he then added 19 more in
SUPER=32-Chicago/116/Washington/109;

the fourth.
Look at the two handed throwdown!!
The Bulls win it 116-to- 109 this afternoon.
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S-NBA


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S5-25
GRAPHIC=none
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SUPER=03-New York, NY/Bucks vs. Knicks; :00


Elsewhere today they were dancing in the aisles at Madison Square Garden as the Bucks beat the KNicks.
Danville's Johnny Newman goes behind his back inside to Glen Robinson, who powers up for two plus the foul and Bucks beat New York 98-to-92.
SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/Pistons vs. Hawks;


In Atlanta, the Hawks jumped over the 500 mark on the season by beating the Pistons 96-to-88.
Mookie Blaylock had 21 points.
And Steve Smith had a game high 31 as the Hawks move above 500 for the first time in over a month.
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S-College


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


The 13th ranked Virginia Tech Hokies return to action tonight against George Washington University.
Don't forget the game is being played at the Roanoke Civic Center, and don't forget the unusual starting time of 9:30.
SS=college hoops


Also tonight, Radford hosts Liberty, VMI is at Marshall, and Washington & Lee entertains Roanoke College.

S-Camby


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S5-27
GRAPHIC=ATLANTIC 10


The Atlantic 10 conference's marquee player is out of the hospital tonight.
University of Massachusetts center Marcus Camby
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SUPER=04-NCAA; :00


Yesterday Camby passed out in the hallway after warmups before the U-Mass game with St. Bonaventure.
He spent the night in the hospital and says he feels great today.
Doctors say his heart is fine and that the flu may have weakened him to the point of collapsing.
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S-Coach


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=FB95-3
GRAPHIC=Green Bay/Dallas


Green Bay Packer assistant coach Gil Haskell remains in the intensive care unit at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas.
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SUPER=03-Dallas, TX/NBC; :00


Haskell, who serves as Green Bay's receiver coach, fractured his skull when his head struck the ground after being hit while standing on the sidelines during yesterday's game at Texas Stadium.
The packers trainer said Haskell is breathing on his own and has moved his arms and legs.
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S-NHL


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S5-28
GRAPHIC=NHL


Two games in the NHL are in the books at this hour.
The Islanders beat the LIghtning 3-to-2.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Boston, MA; :00


And in Boston the Vancouver Canucks rocked the Bruins 6-to-nothing.
The Canucks scored six times on only 20 shots. Esa Tikkanen and Alexander Mogilny each had a goal and an assist for Vancouver.
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S-Nascar


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#R-31
GRAPHIC=NASCAR MEDIA TOUR


161 media members from 19 states and Canada took part in last week's NASCAR media tour.
More than two thousand miles were logged in four days on the tour.
Now, last week we brought you the serious side of the preseason, tonight we present a few humorous leftovers.
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SUPER=04-1996 Nascar Media Tour; :00
SUPER=01-Jeff Gordon/1995 Winston Cup Champion; :13
SUPER=03-Level Cross, NC; :26
SUPER=03-Harrisburg, NC; :40
SUPER=01-Darrell Waltrip/84 Career Wins; :52
SUPER=03-Mooresville, NC; 1:15
SUPER=01-Austin Petty/Kyle's Youngest Son; 1:23
RUNS=1:29
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(( Jeff Gordon proved to everybody last season that a 24 year old can dominate the top tier in racing, and according to the champion it's a good thing he can drive. ((JEFF GORDON/1995 WINSTON CUP CHAMP:))
No Video deals, but some job security for Bobby Hamilton, who is the first driver to last more than a season for car owner Richard Petty. ((BOBBY HAMILTON/RICHARD PETTY:))
Darrell Waltrip recently found out that too much sympathy can get you in heap of trouble. Waltrip recently had this grotesque plate removed from a leg he broke in the early 90s. ((DARRELL WALTRIP/84 WINSTON CUP WINS:))
Free spirited Kyle Petty suffered a similar break earlier in his career, but right now he's just like to get a break from his three kids, namely middle child Austin Petty.)) ((AUSTIN PETTY/KYLE'S SON:))
Wx-Tape
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Promo
ANCHOR=keith
(toss to Jean)
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=
TAPE#Promo
ANCHOR=jean
GRAPHIC=none


Some call it an embarrassment for Virginia.
The orchestra's just warming up for the latest attack on the state song.
Jean Jadhon joins us now for more on that.
TALENT=JEAN
SUPER=@Jean1;


There's been a steady effort in recent years to rid Virginia of "Carry Me Back to Old Virginny."
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((THERE'S WHERE THIS OLE DARKY'S HEART AM LONG TO GO.))
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With references to "darkies" and "Ole Massa," it's NOT something many lawmakers have tried to defend.
But a new challenger admits the odds may still be against his bill to change it.
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=NONE

That story -- plus all the day's news, weather, and sports at 11.