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ANCHOR=Keith
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Coming up on NEWS 7:
They're wrapping up the Bolling murder case in Bedford.
A couple of Roanoke Valley legislators duking it out on the floor of the House.
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And Miss Stella, the Palm Reader, is back in the news- -if not back in town.
We'll hear from the man who lost his life savings to her, banking on a set of winning lottery numbers.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
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Not a week to relax weatherwise. Each day there is a threat of rain or snow with chilly temperatures. Stay tuned!

Bolling


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=SSM
TAPE#95-109
GRAPHIC=Bolling


Jury deliberations are under way in the murder trial of Joe Gardner Bolling in Bedford.
Double Boxes=Keith/Steve-Starlink


Steve Smallshaw is in Bedford tonight.
Steve how did the attorneys do in making points with the jury?
LIVE=Steve Full
SUPER=@SSM1
SUPER=06-Bedford;
(Rollcue: his gun went off by accident.)
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SUPER=01-Joe Bolling/Defendant;:17
SUPER=01-Richard Steen/Firearms Expert;:33
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OUT Q=Is it? ....No.


((Q&A:))

Franklin-Murder


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#=96-2
GRAPHIC=Murder


A stabbing in Franklin County has left one man dead and another in jail this evening.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Ferrum;


Police say it all started in a parking lot near a restaraunt where 21-year-old Barry Morton Dudley and 27-year-old Kenneth Russell Moore got into an argument.
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SOT 14:51:35
IN Q=Recieved a call to

((LT. EWELL HUNT/FRANKLIN CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: RECEIVED A CALL TO GO TO PAUL'S BAR-B-QUE DURING A FIGHT OR ALTERCATION AT PAUL'S BAR-B-QUE SHORTLY MIDNIGHT SATURDAY. AFTER OUR OFFICERS ARRIVED AT PAUL'S BAR-B-QUE WE FOUND SEVERAL PEOPLE HAD BEEN IN AN ALTERCATION OR DISAGREEMENT THERE AT PAUL'S BAR-B-QUE.))
SUPER=01-Lt. Ewell Hunt/Franklin Co. Sheriff's Dept.;
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OUT Q=Paul's Bar-B-Que.
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The Sheriff's Department says the incident then carried over to a trailer park in Franklin County where Moore was stabbed once in the chest by Dudley with a large knife.
Hunt says Moore died at Roanoke Memorial Hospital yesterday morning.
Dudley is being held without bond at the Franklin County jail.
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ANCHOR=Keith
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Police also say Dudley is currently on probation for an unlawful wounding incident that occurred in 1992.

Youth-Crime


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#95-115
GRAPHIC=NONE


Police are searching for a Danville high school student wanted for murder.
He's charged with shooting and killing another student last night.
Teresa Hamilton reports, the growing number of teenagers charged with murder isn't just someone else's problem.
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SUPER=03-Danville/Yesterday; :00
SUPER=01-Maj. B. C. Elliott/Danville Police Dept.; :11
SUPER=01-Charles Lackey/GW High School Principal; :41
SUPER=@Teresa1; :51
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((It was here on Winslow Street police found the body of 16- year old Tony Spraggins.
The George Washington high school sophomore had apparently been shot twice in the chest.
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IN Q=Our investigation

((MAJ. B. C. ELLIOTT/DANVILLE POLICE DEPT.: OUR INVESTIGATION HAS REVEALED THAT THERE WAS A VEHICLE PARKED THERE WITH THREE OR FOUR INDIVIDUALS IN IT AND SHOTS WERE FIRED FROM THAT VEHICLE.))
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Because of his age, police aren't releasing the identity of the 16- year suspect-- who was also a student at GW high school.
Witnesses say Spraggins and the young man were involved in a fight last week in the high school cafeteria.
But neither police nor school officials can confirm if the incidents were related.
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(( WE HAVE NO INDICATION THAT THAT HAD ANYTHING TO DO WITH WHAT HAPPENED IN THE COMMUNITY AND POLICE ARE CARRYING OUT AN INVESTIGATION TO FIND OUT MORE TO DETERMINE ACTUALLY WHAT DID HAPPEN.))
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Officials at the National Center for Juvenile Justice say the number of teens charged with murder continues to rise.
Figures taken in 1993 indicate in Virginia-- 14-percent of all murder arrests involve juveniles between the ages of 10 and 17. end su
The national average is higher than Virginia--by two percent.
School was closed for a scheduled work day.
But Tuesday counselors will be on hand to help students cope with what happened. Teresa Hamilton, News 7, Danville.))

Miss-Stella


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#95-111
GRAPHIC=Miller


A man who paid a fortune teller 65-thousand dollars for lottery numbers has won a judgment against Palm Reader Lola Miller- -better known as Miss Stella.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/1994


She's long gone, having served 12-months in a federal prison and shut down her business on Williamson Road.
SUPER=04-Today


She was no where to be seen when the claim against came up in court today.
Warren Smith of Glade Hill testified in her absence that Miller had convinced him to withdraw ten's of thousands of dollars from savings until he finally started drawing on his retirement money.
The unemployed tire maker said Miller assured him money wouldn't be a problem, predicting that he would win three million dollars with the lottery numbers she had gotten for him "from God."
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IN Q=And these numbers

((WARREN SMITH: AND THESE NUMBERS WERE 2, 5, 27, 29, 37, 40. AND I BOUGHT THE TICKETS AND I NEVER RECEIVED THE $3 MILLION. I NEVER WON LIKE SHE PROMISED ME.))
SUPER=07-Warren Eugene Smith
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OUT Q=she promised me.

Keith on ENG
After hearing from another victim and an undercover police officer, the Judge concluded Smith had been defrauded, but Judge Pat Doherty refused to award punitive damages, saying that would be like providing an award for being gullible.
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((JUDGE PAT DOHERTY: NO ONE ON THE PLANET IS GOVERNED BY MAGIC OR SOOTHSAYERS OR PALM READERS OR FORTUNE TELLERS. PEOPLE DON'T CAST SPELLS UPON EACH OTHER. STARS DON'T PROVIDE ANSWERS TO ROUTINE PROBLEMS OF OUR DAILY LIFE.))
SUPER=01-Judge Pat Doherty/Roanoke Circuit Court
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OUT Q=daily life.
ANCHOR=Keith


Judge Doherty DID order Miller to return the 65-thousand- 724 dollars Smith paid her.
It's likely to be a hollow victory, virtually unenforceable.
Even if Smith's lawyers can find her, Miller is skilled at concealing her assets.
Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE


When News 7 at 6 returns, state legislators get into a shouting match on the floor of House of Delegates,
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and a lack of funds means the end of a program designed to save endangered animals at Mill Mountain Zoo.
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Death-Penalty


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#95-113
GRAPHIC=NONE


Virginia lawmakers voted to expand the death penalty today while opponents protested the record pace of executions outside.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Lawmakers had to pass through a death penalty protest outside, just before members of the House of Delegates approved two bills making the law a little tougher.
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IN Q=Please vote

((JIM McDONALD/VA. COUNCIL OF CHURCHES: ))
SUPER=01-Jim McDonald/Va. Council of Churches;
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OUT Q=shattered relationships
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One of the bills facing Senate scrutiny would apply the death penalty to those who murder witnesses to testify in court.
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TALENT=Keith
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The other was inspired by the abuse and murder of 12- year old Valerie Smelser in the Winchester area last year.
Her mother's boyfriend was NOT eligible for execution because existing law applied to cases where victims were UNDER the age of 12.

Charter-Schools


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


Separatist. Elitist. Balkanization.
All words that opponents of charter schools threw at them today in Richmond over what may become the General Assembly's hottest educational issue this session.
Double Box=Keith/Ellen;


Ellen Qualls is at the state capitol with the arguments for and against.
LIVE=Ellen via Starlink
SUPER=@Ellen1;


Keith, charter schools never made it out of committee last year.
SUPER=05-Richmond;


This year, the House education committtee actually heard more supporters than detractors.
Including 14- year old Todd Lindner.
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IN Q=If you pass...
SUPER=01-Todd Lindner/Charter School Supporter; :00
SUPER=@Bosher; :15
SUPER=01-Jim Schroeder/Charter Schools Supporter; :23
SUPER=01-Kristen Amundson/Va. School Boards Association; :43
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OUT Q=at the Balkans."



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((TODD LINDNER/SUPPORTS CHARTER SCHOOLS: IF YOU PASS THIS BILL, MAYBE SOMEONE WILL START A SCHOOL WHERE KIDS LIKE ME CAN KEEP LEARNING.))
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Kids like Todd may be bright, but learning disabled.
Their parents think a special autonomous public school, NOT religious, could focus just on them.
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((BILL BOSHER/VA. SUPT. OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION: IT IS NOT THE SALVATION OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS. NOR WILL IT DESTROY PUBLIC SCHOOLS.))
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((JIM SCHROEDER/SUPPORTS CHARTER SCHOOLS: THIS WOULD BE ONE MORE TOOL...HELP SOLVE THIS PROBLEM.))
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But a bi-partisan committee suggestions to require local school board approval, and limit the experiment to two schools per district still doesn't meet the muster of many in the education community.
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((KRISTEN AMUNDSON/VA. SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOC./OPPOSES CHARTER SCHOOLS: BUT CHARTER SCHOOLS HASTEN THE SKYBOXING OF OUR NATION... EXACTLY LIKE THEM... HEY LOOK AT THE BALKANS.))
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LIVE=Ellen full
SUPER=05-Richmond;


The reference to skyboxing there is of course a reference to sporting arenas' high- priced, elite boxes.
And the Balkans reference we've heard before, from House Majority leader Dick Cranwell, who could still be a formidable opponenent if charter schools makes it to the House floor.
Q&A What did the committee do today?
Referred it to a Democratic- controlled subcommittee. But I talked to one member who expects it to be referred out to the House for open debate this year.

Griffith-Cranwell


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#95-114
GRAPHIC=NONE


A fight over committee assignments in the House of Delegates today pitted Vinton's Dick Cranwell against Salem's Morgan Griffith -- and its personal nature drew a rebuke from the House Speaker.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


House Republicans hold 47- percent of the chamber's seats, but far fewer seats on powerful committees.
Today, they pushed for "proportional representation."
Democratic floor leader Dick Cranwell pushed back.
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IN Q=And y'all say

((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D-VINTON: AND Y'ALL SAY DICK CRANWELL IS AS PARTISAN AS ANYBODY. I DIDN'T ASK TO BE, BUT MAKE NO MISTAKE ABOUT IT. WHEN YOU PULL THE SWORD ON ME, I SHALL PULL THE SWORD ON YOU.))
SUPER=@Cranwell;
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OUT Q=the sword on you.
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Cranwell says committee assignments are based on geographic regions, and changing that would make the process more political.
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IN Q=Did the gentleman

((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D-VINTON: DID THE GENTLEMAN NOT SAY IN THE ROANOKE NEWSPAPER IF THE REPUBLICANS TOOK CONTROL THAT Y'ALL WERE GONNA STRIP ME OFF OF ALL MY COMMITTEES AS PUNISHMENT? DEL. MORGAN GRIFFITH/R-SALEM: I WOULD SAY TO THE GENTLEMAN THAT THAT IS NOT AN EXACT QUOTE, BUT IT IS VERY, VERY CLOSE. AND I WOULD SAY TO THE GENTLEMAN FURTHER THAT HIS ANGER THAT WE SEE HERE TODAY IS EXACTLY WHY WE SHOULD VOTE FOR THIS RULES CHANGE.))
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SUPER=@Griffith; :11
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OUT Q=rules change.
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The Republican effort was killed roughly along party lines.
House Speaker Tom Moss urged both Cranwell and Griffith to "stop the rhetoric."
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Bedford-Fire


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#96-12
GRAPHIC=NONE


A home in Bedford County caught fire and burned to the ground this afternoon.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford County


The fire broke out just after 3:30, in a house on Route 750 near Smith Mountain Lake.
Authorities say the fire MAY have started around they flue, but they can't say for sure.
It's not considered suspicious.
The house was occupied, but the family was not home at the time.
No one was hurt.
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Stocks


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


On Wall Street today, investors wagering on lower interests rates pushed the stock market to a record high.
The DOW climbed 33 points to close at 53-hundred and five.
Nasdaq was up one and a half points.
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Red-Wolves


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#95-107
GRAPHIC=NONE


A captive breeding program for red wolves has fallen victim to budget cuts.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./June 1995;


Mill Mountain Zoo and Virginia's Explore Park established the American Center for Rare and Endangered Species three years ago.
The red wolves were to be the first in a series of captive breeding projects, but a failure to find more funding caused the zoo to pull the plug.
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IN Q=It was a new venture

((BETH POFF/MILL MOUNTAIN ZOO: IT WAS A NEW VENTURE FOR US, HAVING A SECONDARY SITE LIKE THAT. BEING A SECOND SITE, THAT WAS PROBABLY THE BIGGEST EXPENSE OF IT, BECAUSE YOU HAD TO OUTFIT IT MUCH LIKE YOU DO A ZOO SITE REALLY.))
SUPER=01-Beth Poff/Mill Mountain Zoo;
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OUT Q=zoo site really.
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Four of six wolves have already been moved to a zoo in North Carolina. The two that remain should be gone by Spring.
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The zoo plans to continue its breeding programs with other endangered animals that are now living in facilities on Mill Mountain.
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Sports Tease


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


Coming up tonight in sports, the Cowboys are back home in Big D after winning their third Super Bowl in the last four years.
Magic Johnson officially comes out of retirement.
Tech gets another football star from Glass.
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And the Hokies return to the hardwood tonight to battle Atlantic 10 rival St. Joseph's at a soldout Cassell Coliseum.
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S-Magic


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


Don't look now but Magic has pulled another reappearing act!!
The former league MVP who is now 36, officially announced his comeback to the NBA this afternoon.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Inglewood, CA/This Afternoon; :00


"Magic" practiced with the Lakers again this morning and then announced his comeback.
He quit the game in 1991 after he was diagnosed with the HIV virus.
He says he's coming back for the sake of his family.
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((EARVIN "MAGIC" JOHNSON/REJOINS THE LAKERS:))
SUPER=01-Earvin "Magic" Johnson/Rejoins The Lakers; :00
SUPER=01-Larry Bird/Former Celtics Great; :19
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Magic will play his first game tomorrow night and he says his comeback is for more than just himself.
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((MAGIC JOHNSON:))
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OUT Q=...to go on."
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S-Tech


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#TB96-1
GRAPHIC=TECH HOOPS


The Virginia Tech Hokies are back in the Cassell tonight hosting Atlantic 10 rival St. Joseph's.
This is a make up date because the original game was snowed out back on January 7th.
The addition to the schedule gives the Hokies a feel for what it's like to play in the NBA, as this will be their third game in five days.
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((BILL FOSTER/VA. TECH HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-Bill Foster/Va. Tech Head Coach; :00
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SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Last Thursday; :00


Last Thursday's loss to George Washington knocked the Hokies down a bit in the polls this week.
Tech drops from 8th to 13th in the new Associated Press top 25 that was released earlier today.
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IN Q="We can't get...

((BILL FOSTER:))
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OUT Q=...CLOSE TO THE VEST."
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S-Roanoke


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Roanoke College


Roanoke entertains Lynchburg tonight at the Bast Center in a men's ODAC match up at 7:30. The Maroons are 7 and 4 in the conference and 12 and 4 overall while the Hornets are 5 and 5 and 8 and 8.
We will have highlights later on tonight at 11.

S-Glass


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S5-27
GRAPHIC=Carl Bradley


E.C. Glass lineman Carl Bradley has decided to play his college football as a Hokie at Virginia Tech.
Bradley made a verbal committment to Tech at a 1:30 news conference today in Lynchburg.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Newport News/Division 5 Championship; :00


Bradley, seen here wearing number 77, helped lead the Hilltoppers to the Division five state championship this past season where they lost to Hampton.
He is an all-state selection for the past two seasons.
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ANCHOR=Mike
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Bradley continues a strong tradition of lineman at Glass dating back to Calvert Jones and Reuben Brown.
He picked Tech over Florida, Pitt, Tennessee and South Carolina.

S-Super


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S5-28
GRAPHIC=SUPER BOWL


The super bowl champion Cowboys returned to Dallas just about 35 minutes ago.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Dallas, TX;


Most of the players returned on this charter that touched down at Dallas Fort Worth airport AFTER 5:30 eastern
One player who took a little detour in the opposite direction of Big "D" is Emmitt Smith, who for the second straight year is headed to you know where.
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M'ville-Stabbing


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#
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A stabbing in Martinsville- late this afternoon-
It happened at the Patrick Henry Apartments apparantly after an argument between a man and a woman. We'll have more details on News 7 at eleven. The man was apparently stabbed and is reported in critical condition.