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VO-NAT


A faulty extension cord and no smoke detectors add up to five fatalities... more on the cause of Saturday's night's fire AND the toll it can take on the firemen.
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ANCHOR=Keith


And we'll hear from the mother of a 17-year old murder victim in Wytheville.

Sports-Head


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


Tonight in sports, the Super Bowl countdown begins in Tempe, Arizona.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a new coach.
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And Fleming's old head basketball coach Burrall Paye talks on camera about his abrupt departure from the team for the first time tonight.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
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Some passing showers by midweek, otherwise the forecast is pretty mild. The numbers and WeatherSchool straight ahead.

Fatal-Fire


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=jda
TAPE#96-2
GRAPHIC=Fatal Fire


Roanoke fire officials say an extension cord was the source of Saturday night's fatal fire.
Double Boxes=Keith/Joe Microwave


But tonight Joe Dashiell reports the home on Stewart Avenue was not equipped with smokes detectors.
LIVE=Joe/Full
SUPER=@Joe1;
SUPER=05-Roanoke;
(Rollcue: did not have a single one )
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SUPER=01-Chief Jim Grigsby/Roanoke Fire Dept.; :00
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SUPER=01-Richard Nininger/Guidance Counselor; :36
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LIVE=Joe Full
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Double Boxes=Keith/Joe
(What are the prospects of any charges being filed against the property owner?)


Firefighters


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


Firefighters deal with many tragic situations over a career-- and may even need help themselves.
And as Ron Jones reports that help may be in the form of counseling.
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IN Q=Firefighters are usually
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Saturday Night; :00
SUPER=@Ron1; :08
SUPER=01-Capt. Kenneth Watson/Roanoke Fire Dept.; :18
SUPER=01-Randy Obenchain/Roanoke Fire Dept.; :25
SUPER=01-Winston V. Simmons/Roanoke Deputy Fire Chief; :48
SUPER=01-William Humbert/Roanoke Fire Dept.; 1:02
SUPER=01-Phillip Dillon/Roanoke Fire Dept.;
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OUT Q=Ron Jones, News Seven.


((Firefighters are usually seen as faceless uniforms-- pulling people from twisted wrecks and flaming houses.
SOT 12:57:51

STAND UP ((But these faceless uniforms are actually people with feelings, families, and everyday problems.
And they say the stress from their job can lead to burn out if they don't get help.))
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SOT 11:58:33

((CAPT. KENNETH WATSON/ROANOKE FIRE DEPT.: EVERY TIME WE GO OUT THAT DOOR WE DON'T KNOW WHAT TYPE OF SITUATION YOU'RE GOING TO RUN IN TO. SO IT'S A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF STRESS IN ANY SITUATION.))
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BUTT, BUTT, BUTT
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((RANDY OBENCHAIN/ROANOKE FIRE DEPT.: SOMETIMES I WONDER IF I'VE DONE ENOUGH FOR MY FAMILY... DO THE SMOKE DETECTORS IN MY HOUSE WORK, YOU KNOW?))
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These men of engine three have families of their own and are at times bothered by what they see.
Officials say talking it out is the first step to dealing with it.
SOT 11:38:41

((WINSTON V. SIMMONS/ROANOKE DEPUTY FIRE CHIEF: YOU COULD BE THE MACHO FIREFIGHTER BUT EVENTUALLY IT WILL MANIFEST ITSELF.))
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City officials offer career and peer counseling to help employees deal with tragic situations.
Firefighters say they need each other for support.
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((WILLIAM HUMBERT/ROANOKE FIRE DEPT: WHEN STRESS HITS ME IT'S WHEN WE GET BACK HERE AND I TALK TO THE OTHER GUYS ABOUT IT AND THAT REALLY HELPS ME A LOT.))
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BUTT, BUTT, BUTT
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((PHILLIP DILLON/ROANOKE FIRE DEPT.: WE ALL GET ALONG GOOD. THAT HELPS LESSEN THE STRESS IN THE FACT THAT WE CAN TALK TO EACH OTHER ABOUT CERTAIN THINGS. I CAN TALK TO THESE GUYS ABOUT ANYTHING.))
Professionals say it's important to find a way to release the stress-- or else.
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((IF YOU JUST DWELL ON IT IT'LL JUST EAT YOU UP. IT'LL EAT YOU FROM THE INSIDE OUT.))
Ron Jones, News Seven.))

Dallas


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#95-108
GRAPHIC=Gavel and Scales


A mild- mannered railroad clerk who befriended the children in his Roanoke County neighborhood has admitted molesting four of them over a 14-year period.
Robert Paul Dallas pled guilty today to 24 separate sex offenses.
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The prosecutor says Dallas preyed on girls from broken homes- -where the children were easily manipulated.
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((AND SO YOU HAVE A CHILD WHO'S GETTING ABUSED, GETTING SOME ATTENTION, GETTING LOVE. "I WILL ALWAYS BE THERE FOR YOU." AND NOT ONLY THAT BUT THEIR PARENTS- -TO SOME DEGREE, IN SOME OF THE CASES- - LIKE THIS MAN, SO THIS MUST BE OKAY.))
SUPER=01-Susan Cohen/Prosecutor
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OUT Q=must be okay.
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It was a "free- for all" at the house on Capito Street, Cohen said. There were no rules.
Dallas talked about sex, showed them pornographic movies, played strip poker with them and videotaped everything.
His attorney says Dallas has been getting professional help.
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((CHARLIE PHILLIPS/DALLAS' ATTORNEY: ONCE THE LEVEL OF LITHIUM KICKED IN, HE HAD NO OTHER CHARGES, HE HAD NO OTHER THOUGHTS OF ANYTHING OF THIS NATURE. Suggesting that he's cured? WELL, YES, IF YOU SAY HE'S SICK, I'M SUGGESTING HE'S CURED IN SO FAR AS A DANGER TO SOCIETY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE.))
SUPER=01-Charlie Phillips/Dallas' Attorney
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ANCHOR=Keith


Dallas was arrested last year... only after one of the child victims- -now an adult- -decided to break off her relationship with Dallas.

Wythe-Murder


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE#95-109
GRAPHIC=Murder


It happens all the time, parents go out of town and teenagers have parties.
But this time things went terribly wrong.
Now a Wythe County teen is dead and three people face charges stemming from his murder.
Tracy Altizer reports.
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SUPER=03-Wythe Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Howard Hibbs/Jason Hibbs' Father; :11
SUPER=01-Lt. Doug Cooley/Wythe Co. Sheriff's Dept.; :33
SUPER=01-Rita Coleman/Victim's Mother; :51
SUPER=@Tracy1; 1:06
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OUT Q=News 7 Wythe County.


(( It started at 19 year- old Jason Hibbs' house near Graham Forge.
Hibbs' father says from what he's been told, the victim, 17 year- old Ricky Lee Coleman got too rowdy.
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SOT 9:50:28

((HOWARD HIBBS'/JASON HIBBS' FATHER: HE WAS TEARING STUFF UP AND JASON TOLD HIM TO LEAVE AND HE WOULDN'T LEAVE, AND THAT'S WHEN THE FIGHT STARTED. ))
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Investigators say Jason Hibbs' hasn't revealed any other motive for the fight.
They say when it was over, Hibbs, 20 year- old Eric Dwayne Ball, and a 17 year-old whose name News-7 isn't releasing because of his age, allegedly decided to hide the evidence.
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((LT. DOUG COOLEY/WYTHE CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: COLEMAN WAS PLACED INTO THE TRUNK OF A VEHICLE, WRAPPED IN A BLANKET, AND TAKEN TO THE CREEK BANK AND DROPPED OVER THE EDGE. ))
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Coleman lay there through Friday's flooding. His mother reported him missing Saturday, two days after she's seen him last.
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((RITA COLEMAN/VICTIM'S MOTHER: AND HE TOLD ME HE LOVED ME AND HE'D SEE ME LATER. AND THAT'S IT, THAT'S IT. I KNOW NOTHING ELSE, OTHER THAN THEY TOOK MY SON FROM ME. ))
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Cooley says Eric Ball led deputies to the creek early Sunday morning. suAuthorities say they've gotten conflicting statements as to whether Coleman was already dead when he was thrown over the bank. An autopsy will have to determine whether he was beaten to death first, or if he drowned or died from exposure in the rain-swollen creek. Tracy Altizer, News 7 Wythe County.

School-Info


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=NONE


Four school systems have altered their schedules for tomorrow.
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VO-NAT

Keith reads from the Pinnacle.
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Still to come on the newscast, Lynchburg residents call for an end to violence as that city has its first murder of the year,
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and area parents are warned about a potentially hazardous virus. It may look like a cold, but could prove much worse to infants.
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L'burg-Shooting


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#95-106
GRAPHIC=Murder


Lynchburg police are still searching for the man they believe committed the city's first murder of 1996.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


24- year- old Robert Lewis Allen was shot to death during an argument outside the Glass House night club early Sunday.
Lynchburg peace activists today demonstrated at the murder scene, calling for an end to violence.
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((ANNE GIBBONS/PEACE EDUCATION CENTER: IT CAN HAPPEN TO ANY ONE O US. NONE OF US IS IMMORTAL, NONE OF US IS IMMUNE FROM THAT KIND OF VIOLENCE. SO THAT'S WHY I THINK AT EVERY LEVEL AND AT EVERY STAGE WE NEED TO TAKE A STAND.))
SUPER=01-Anne Gibbons/Peace Education Center; :00
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OUT Q=take a stand.
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Authorities hope to make an arrest in the murder within the next few days.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE


An arrest HAS been made in the armed robbery of a Lynchburg pizza parlor last night.
Police say 18- year- old Joshua Hall Williams robbed Papa Johns Pizza, tied up the lone employee and forced her into a cooler.
He's facing abduction, armed robbery and firearms charges.

Cross-Burning


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#96-4
GRAPHIC=None


Residents of a Southeast Roanoke neighborhood are angry about a cross- burning in their yard over the weekend.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


It happened at two a-m Saturday in the 12 hundred block of Tompkins Avenue.
Firefighters arrived to find a four- and- a- half- foot cross burning in the yard.
The people living in the house told Roanoke city police the incident could have been motivated by their interracial relationship.
Police are investigating.
In Virginia, cross burning is a felony.
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Allen-Budget


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#95-112
GRAPHIC=State Seal


The cloth of bi- partisan compromise is quickly fraying in the General Assembly.
Today, the issue was the Governor's budget, and in it, a vague list of surplus property to be sold by the state.
The Governor's staff says NO actual budget items rely on that revenue.
Democrats on the House Appropriations committee say the Administration's using "phantom numbers" to balance the budget.
Ellen Qualls has the story.
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SUPER=03-Richmond; :00
SUPER=01-Del. Glenn Croshaw/(D) Virginia Beach; :18
SUPER=01-Bob Lauterberg/Planning & Budget Dir.; :25
SUPER=@Clement; :50
SUPER=@Ellen1; :1:01
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OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.



Secretary of Administration Mike Thomas handed lawmakers a list with 36- million dollars of state property that could sold.
The Allen Administration hopes that list will be lengthened to bring in 72- million dollars, that could then be added to higher education.
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((DEL. GLENN CROSHAW/D-VIRGINIA BEACH: SO WHAT YOU'RE SAYING IS THE GOVERNOR'S COMMITMENT TO HIGHER EDUCATION IN THIS BUDGET IS CONTINGENT ON THE SALE OF THESE SURPLUS PROPERTIES... TO SOME EXTENT. 70- MILLION DOLLARS.))
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((BOB LAUTERBERG/PLANNING & BUDGET DIRECTOR: I BELIEVE THAT WHAT THE GOVERNOR'S TRYING TO ACCOMPLISH BY IDENTIFYING THESE PROPERTIES... CAN BE DIVESTED.))
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((DEL. WHITT CLEMENT/D-DANVILLE: ALL OF US HAD EXPECTED... PHANTOM MONEY.))
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The Administration responds that the budget is a collective process between the two branches of government -- and Virginia will end up with a balanced budget. It's the law south of the Potomac. Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.

R-S-V


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


This cold season the region is once again undergoing an R-S-V epidemic.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Fincastle; :


R-S-V is a virus that causes problems in infants like the lung infection bronchiolitis (Bron-Key-Oh-Lite-Us).
In adults, R-S-V causes just a simple cold, but the condition can be very dangerous among babies.
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((DR. MARK MCBRIDE/ROANOKE PEDIATRICIAN: MOST OF THE TIME THE INFANTS HAVE SEVERE COUGH, THEY'LL HAVE PERSISTENT COUGH, LOW GRADE FEVERS, AND MOST OF THE TIME THEY'LL SHOW SIGNS OF NOT EATING WELL, NOT SLEEPING WELL AT NIGHT. AND THOSE ARE SYMPTOMS THAT MAY MEAN THE CHILD NEEDS TO BE SEEN. ))
SUPER=01-Dr. Mark McBride/Roanoke Pediatrician; :
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OUT Q=to be seen.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File; :


The Centers for Disease Control warns that 90-thousand children in the U.S. are hospitalized each year because of R-S-V infection-- 45-hundred die from complications.
Still, the condition is very common, and less than one percent of infected kids are hospitalized.
R-S-V is usually spread during the winter months, through sneezing and coughing.
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Stocks


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#=Stocks
GRAPHIC=NONE


On Wall Street today, a boost in technology and transportation stocks pushed the market sharply higher.
The DOW finished UP 34 points closing at 52-hundred-19.
Nasdaq was up 11 points.
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Bell-Atlantic


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#95-113
GRAPHIC=Bell Atlantic


The union representing Bell Atlantic workers says a settlement with the company meets its major goals.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC/CWA Video;


The Communications Workers of America says the deal hikes wages 11-percent over three years, increases job security, and extends full payment of retirees' health care premiums through 2001.
SUPER=03-Roanoke/August 1995;


Nearly 37-THOUSAND C-W-A members will vote on the new contract.
They've worked without one since August.
The two sides also have to hash out issues specific to each C-W-A local.
The union has more than 11-hundred members in our area.
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Sports Tease


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


Coming up tonight in sports, Burrall Paye, the former Fleming head hoops coach talks on camera for the first time since abruptly resigning last Friday.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a new head coach.
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And let the hype begin!! Primetime the Boys have arrived in Tempe for this coming Sunday Super Bowl 30 showdown with the Steelers.
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S-Paye


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-1
GRAPHIC=Burrall Paye


For the first time since resigning this past Friday; Former William Fleming boys basketball coach Burrall Paye spoke to the cameras this afternoon.
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SUPER=03-Salem; :00


Paye has watched the team as a spectator in the stands at the Salem Civic Center; Meanwhile; Marshall Ashford coached the Colonels to a near upset of the nations third ranked team in Science Hill Saturday.
Coach Paye plans to help the team; although his contact with the players has been limited for the time being.
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((BURRALL PAYE/FORMER WM. FLEMING HEAD COACH: ))
SUPER=01-Burrall Paye/Former William Fleming Coach; :00
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OUT Q=..to the kids"
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Paye said today that he has already been offered other coaching jobs, but after 19 years at the Colonels helm, 486 wins, 17 district titles, 10 regional crowns, 5 state championship appearances and 1 state title; he;s had enough of basketball...for now.
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S-Tech


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=Tech Hoops


The 11th ranked Virginia Tech Hokies return to Atlantic 10 action tonight after taking the weekend off.
The Hokies are no the road in Olean, New York battling St. Bonaventure.
The Bonnies have lost six of their last seven games, and for the second straight week the game does not tipoff until 9:30.
I'll have the highlights for you tonight at 11.

S-Anderson


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#BB96-1
GRAPHIC=HORNETS


It's official. Kenny Anderson is now a Charlotte Hornet and will soon make his first appearance in a Hornets uniform.
He was waiting until former Hornet Khalid Reeves was given medical clearance to play for the Nets.
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SUPER=03-Fort Mill, NC; :00

Today, Reeves was cleared and now Anderson can get excited about learing the Hornet scheme.
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((KENNY ANDERSON/HORNETS POINT GUARD:))
SUPER=01-Kenny Anderson/Hornets Point Guard; :00
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OUT Q=...PLACE FOR ME."
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S-Bucs


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


The Tampa Bay Bucs, who have a new owner, now have a new head coach, in
former Minnesota Vikings defensive coordinator Tony Dungy.
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SUPER=03-Tampa, FL/This Afternoon; :00


Dungy was introduced at an afternoon press conference.
He signed a 6 year contract and his main job will be producing a winning season, something the Bucs haven't had since 1982.
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((TONY DUNGY/TAMPA BAY'S NEW HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-Tony Dungy/Tampa Bay's New Head Coach; :00
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OUT Q=...the new owners.
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S-Super


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S5-25
GRAPHIC=SUPER BOWL XXX


The combatants in this week's Super Bowl are gearing up for the hype that always surrounds a Super Bowl.
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SUPER=03-Tempe, AZ/Last Night; :00


The Cowboys arrived in Tempe, Arizona last night with Prime Time Deion Sanders and Emmitt Smith leading the way off the plane.
The big question surrounding the Cowboys, is whether or not former William Campbell star Charles Haley will be able to play with his ailing back.
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((BARRY SWITZER/COWBOYS HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-Barry Switzer/Cowboys Head Coach; :00
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=...PLAY THE RUN."
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VO-NAT CON'T
SUPER=03-Pittsburgh, PA/This Afternoon; :00


The Steelers didn't leave Pennsylvania until this afternoon.
They are scheduled to touch down in Tempe, within the hour.
The Cowboys remain 12 and a half point favorites.
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