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Up next on News 7 at Eleven-
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Fire breaks out in this Craig County home- trapping two children inside.
A sinkhole causes trouble for one Roanoke County business.
And why a move today may mean healthier drinking water in the future.
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Plus winter weather in the forecast. News 7 is next.

Newsbreak


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Good Evening.
Two children are dead- killed in a house fire in Craig County.
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It broke out in this home off route 638 at about 5:30.
It's believed the children were two and five.
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The pilot in the Navy fighter plane wreck yesterday crashed another F-14 last year. But Navy officials say he was qualified to fly.
When you drink tap water you are probably drinking some lead- but that amount could go down.
The nation's major faucet makers have agreed to stop making lead faucets.
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Join us for News 7 at eleven.

Fatal-Fire


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A fatal house fire tonight in Craig County claimed the lives of two small children.
As Kimberly McBroom reports, the parents tried, but could not reach their children.
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The fire ignited around 5-30 at this house just off state route 638.
Authorities say the parents, whose names have not been released, were home with their son and daughter-- believed to be ages five and two.
Fire officials say the blaze originated in the living room area, then spread down the hallway, into the bedrooms.
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((CHIEF RONNIE PRICE/NEW CASTLE VOL. FIRE DEPT.: THE FIRE SPREAD VERY RAPIDLY AND THE PARENTS DID MAKE IT OUT OF THE HOUSE AND THEY TRIED TO GET THE KIDS OUT, AND IT WAS JUST TOO HOT. ))
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The parents survived the fire-- but their condition is not known at this time.
A neighbor says she saw smoke billowing from the house-- and says the children's father broke a rear window in an unsuccessful attempt to save them.
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((LYNN BISHOP/NEIGHBOR: I JUST KNOW THEY LOVED THEIR LITTLE CHILDREN, I KNOW THAT. THEY WERE GOOD TO THEM AND THEY TREATED THEM REAL WELL AND THEY WERE GOOD PARENTS-- AND I KNOW THIS IS GOING TO BE A REAL SHOCK TO THEM. ))
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((KIMBERLY MCBROOM/NEWS 7: THE FIRE CHIEF SAYS THIS IS THE WORST HOUSE FIRE HE'S EVER SEEN HERE. A STATE FIRE INVESTIGATOR HAS BEEN CALLED IN TO DETERMINE THE CAUSE. KIMBERLY MCBROOM, NEWS 7, CRAIG COUNTY. ))
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Crash-Folo


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Investigators are still trying to find out what caused a Navy jet to crash in Nashville.
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But it'll be weeks before they know what happened.
Officials say this is the not the first time the pilot crashed a navy fighter plane.
Last April John Bates lost control of an F-14- It was destroyed but he and a radar officer ejected safely.
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((REAR ADMIRAL SKIP DIRREN/U.S. NAVY: PART OF THE JAG INVESTIGATION DETERMINED THAT THERE WAS PILOT ERROR. IT DOES NOT MEAN THAT THE PILOT CAN'T GO BACK TO FLYING AGAIN.))
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The bodies of the plane's two crew members were removed today from the Nashville wreckage.
The crash also killed three people on the ground.
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Ok-Bombing


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Should the Oklahoma City Bombing trial be held in Oklahoma?
That's what a judge must decide.
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Attorneys for Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols say too many people know about the bombing in Oklahoma.
And they say people THERE are too emotionally connected to the case.
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((STEPHEN JONES/MCVEIGH'S ATTORNEY: THE PEOPLE I TALK WITH CERTAINLY SAY TO ME WHAT WE WANT FIRST AND FOREMOST IS A FAIR TRIAL.))
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But some say say no matter where you go people have heard of the bombing.
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((MARCIA KIGHT/VICTIM'S MOTHER: EVERYONE'S HEARD ABOUT IT AND I THINK EVERYBODY WANTS TO SEE THAT THESE PEOPLE HAVE A FAIR TRIAL.)) 14:05:18 ((ARLENE BLANCHARD/SURVIVOR: IT WOULD JUST BE AN INCONVENIENCE. IT HAPPEND HERE. IT SHOULD BE HERE IN OKLAHOMA.))
SUPER=01-Marcia Kight/Victim's Mother; 00 quick!
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The hearing is expected to last several days.
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pitts-shooting


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A fight apparently sparked last night's shooting in Pittsylvania County.
But authorities still don't know what lead to the dispute.
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Sheriff's investigators were called to State Road 969 in Callands (CAL-unds) at around 10-30.
They say Keith Harris was shot once in the lower abdomen.
He's hospitalized in stable condition.
Authorities believe Harris was fighting with another man when he was shot.
Carl McKinley was treated and released for wounds to his upper body.
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((MAJ. GARY GOODSON/PITTSYLVANIA CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: WE'RE STILL IN THE PROCESS OF INVESTIGATING, WE ARE HAVING SOME RELUCTANCE FROM SOME OF THE WITNESSES COOPERATING AT THIS TIME. ))
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Goodson expects any evidence will be presented before a grand jury for a possible indictment.
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Stabbing


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Pittsylvania County authorities are also investigating an apparent stabbing.
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One person was taken into custody for questioning.
It happened this afternoon at a home in the Ringgold community.
A woman and small child were taken to the hospital.
Authorities say they were both cut.
Investigators don't have a motive.
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ITT


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TAPE#95-113
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At the height of the Gulf War, the I-T-T Night Vision plant in Roanoke County had nearly one-thousand employees.
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But smaller military contracts for its night vision equipment have reduced I-T-T's workforce to roughly 650.
Now there's word that more cutbacks could be on the way.
Sources tell News-7 that I-T-T may trim its workforce by as much as 90 people in the coming weeks.
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Those affected would come from both I-T-T's hourly and white collar ranks.
No one from the company would comment.

Sinkhole


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A sinkhole has swallowed up part of a Roanoke County parking lot.
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The 30 foot hole opened up around three this afternoon in the parking lot of Hanover Direct on Hollins Road.
The hole damaged both sewer and power lines.
The factory was without power for part of the afternoon.
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When News 7 at 11 returns, hardware manufacturers are taking steps to reduce the amount of lead in driniking water,
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and we'll tell you why some say Virginia's plan to reform welfare does not compute.
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ADAPT


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The computer system that helps Virginia caseworkers manage the most massive welfare reform in the nation is NOT working.
That's the report from the Allen Administration -- which has just put the brakes on the project.
Ellen Qualls reports on what the Administration's telling lawmakers publicly- and what it's own private memo says.
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(( The ADAPT computer system has been in development since 1990.
It would, in a perfect world, automate the system of deciding who should receive food stamps, Aid for Families with Dependent Children, and Medicaid.
It's NOT working.
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((DEL. ANDY GUEST/R-FRONT ROYAL: HARDWARE IS IN PLACE. MAYBE A REWRITE OF SOFTWARE IS CALLED FOR. BUT THAT'S A TREMENDOUS INVESTMENT TO WALK AWAY FROM.))
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((CLARENCE CARTER/ACTING SOCIAL SERVICES COMMISSIONER: WE SHARE THE EXACT SAME OUTRAGE. IT IS UNCONSCIONABLE.... THEY INVESTED.))
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((DEL. MARIAN VAN LANDINGHAM/D-ALEXANDRIA: ONE OF THE BASES ON WHICH THE ADMINISTRATION HAS BEEN CUTTING STAFFS IN SOCIAL SERVICES IS THAT WE HAVE IT ALL, INFORMATION COMPUTERIZED. AND THIS WOULD REQUIRE LESS IN TERMS OF STAFF. WELL NOW WE'VE CUT STAFF. AND WE'RE NOW STOPPING THE PRESENT COMPUTERIZATION.))
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((DEL. JEAN CUNNINHAM/D-RICHMOND: AND NOW WE ARE 17 MILLION DOLLARS DOWN THE ROAD AND OOPS WE'VE MADE A MISTAKE. I THINK THAT WOULD BE DISASTROUS FOR THE STATE AND THE LOCALITIES.))
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THE ALLEN ADMINISTRATION'S OWN INTERNAL REPORT OBTAINED BY NEWS 7 SAYS ONE OF THE MAIN PROBLEMS IS THAT NO ADDITIONAL TIME, MONEY, OR STAFFERS WERE ALLOCATED TO ENTER THE WELFARE LAW CHANGES INTO THE SYSTEM.
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The confidential report estimates fixing it and running it for five years would cost 84- million dollars now.
That's NOT in the Governor's budget.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

Truck-Building


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Two ladder trucks rushing to a fire in Washington DC today, crashed into each other.
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Seven firefighters suffered minor injuries.
After colliding, one truck crashed into a building - the other careened off of four parked cars before it came to a stop.
After the accident the nations capitol has just 9 of 16 ladder trucks in service.
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Lead


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When you drink tap water- chances are you're drinking some lead.
But that amount could go down.
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The nation's major faucet makers settled a lawsuit and agreed to stop making lead faucets.
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((ERIK OLSON/NATURAL RESOURCES DEFENSE COUNCIL: ROUGHLY 20 PERCENT OF THE LEAD THAT THE AVERAGE AMERICAN IS EXPOSED TO COMES FROM DRINKING WATER.)) 16:56:02 ((DR. JOHN ROSEN/MONTEFIORE MEDICAL CENTER: IT WILL LOWER BLOOD LEAD VALUES IN AN ENORMOUSLY LARGE POPULATION WITH IN THE U.S FROM SENIOR CITIZENS TO THE VERY YOUNGEST OF CHILDREN.))
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It's estimated two million children suffer from lead poisoning. Serious enough to cause low I-Q, learning disabilities and hyperactivity.
Until lead is phased out, experts recommend letting tap water run for a minute or two in the morning to flush the lead out.
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Homeless


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The city of Roanoke and social service agencies are focusing new attention on the area's homeless.
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The city has hired a four- person team with the help of a state grant.
Members have hit the streets to help homeless citizens find permanent housing.
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((CRAIG MILES/HOMELESS ASSISTANCE TEAM: ROANOKE HAS A WONDERFUL NETWORK OF SERVICES. IT'S JUST THAT THIS PARTICULAR POPULATION DOESN'T ALWAYS KNOW HOW TO ACCESS THOSE SERVICES, AND WHAT WE'RE TRYING TO DO IS FIND THE CLIENT, DO AN ASSESSMENT, FIND OUT WHAT THEY NEED AND THEN CONNECT THEM WITH THE SERVICE.))
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Another new program will provide housing and support for up to 21 homeless people with physical or mental disabilities.
A half million dollar federal grant will pay for that project, known as Shelter Plus Care.

Stock-Market


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Stock prices soared on Wall Street for a third consecutive session today.
Wall Streeters believe the federal reserve will lower inerest rates again.
That wwas enough to drive the Dow Jones up 76 points to a record of just over 53-81.

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Coming up next on News 7, Habitat for Humanity is turning a condemned church into an answered prayer,
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and Martinsville Police are carding kids in the area. We'll explain when News 7 returns.
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Habitat-Church


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New River Valley Habitat for Humanity has built 14 homes from the ground up.
Now with its first renovation project is in the works as an historic church is being born again.
Tracy Altizer reports.
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(( Built in the 1860's by freed slaves, Bethel United Methodist Church served its African-American congregation for more than a century.
Dwindling membership signaled its death in 1983.
When it was condemned in 1993, Helen Armstead Leece was devastated.
The granddaughter of a founding member, Leece was raised in the church and cried at its final service.
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((HELEN ARMSTEAD LEECE/CHURCH MEMBER: I WAS HOPING THE LORD WOULD TAKE ME BEFORE IT WAS TORN DOWN. I KNOW ACCORDING TO NATURE I CAN'T BE HERE TOO MUCH LONGER AND I SAID WELL, MAYBE I'LL GO BEFORE IT GETS TORN DOWN. ))
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But Leece's spirits have been lifted, with Habitat for Humanity's plans to resurrect Bethel into a three bedroom home.
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((TERRY FITZWATER/NRV HABITAT FOR HUMANITY: BECAUSE WE ARE A CHRISTIAN HOUSING MINISTRY, TO BE ABLE TO RENOVATE A CHURCH INTO A HOME FOR A HOMEOWNER IS A GREAT FEELING. ))
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Methodist churches are raising 30 thousand dollars for materials.
The building needs a new roof, a new foundation and siding.
Workers will keep as much of the original detail as possible, even the bell will become a monument relating the church's history.
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((ALFRED CHEVALIER/ARCHITECT: BASICALLY HOLD THE DETAILS INSIDE AS FAR AS THE WAINSCOATING AND THE WOODWORK IN PLACE BUT REPLACE EVERYTHING ELSE, ADD INSULATION, NEW PLUMBING, NEW ELECTRIC. ))
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A ground blessing is scheduled for March 14th, and that's when the renovation work will begin. Habitat for Humanity is already taking applications from Giles County residents, and the home should be ready for a homeowner this Fall. Tracy Altizer, News 7 Pearisburg.))

WV-Flooding


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West Virginia Governor Gaston (CAPER-ton) Caperton got a first hand look at his flood ravaged state today.
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Caperton, along with Congressman Bob Wise, and federal representatives, toured Marlin-ton this morning.
The Pocahontas County town was one of the hardest hit during the latest round of flooding.
The group called the area "absolutely devastating."
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22- hundred West Virginians have already applied for flood relief.
In all 27 counties have been declared Federal disaster areas... including Pocahontas, Mercer and Greenbrier counties.

Programming


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One programming note. Earlier tonight we promised viewers a story about how the town of Glasgow is dealing with continuing flood problems.
Due to breaking news tonight we will be unable to bring you that story. We hope to have it for you tomorrow.
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S-Score


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Tonight in sports, Magic is making his comeback tonight at the Forum.
We'll check some early highlights from Inglewood.
The Express goes for three in row.
We'll give you a private viewing of some high school hoop action.
Plus some football news, right after the pro and college scores.
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S-Magic


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Magic Johnson's long anticipated comeback got underway in Inglewood last night as the Lakers hosted the Golden State Warriors.
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Johnson arrived at the Fabulous Forum early last night and said he was as nervous as he can ever remember.
But he was confident and thankful to be playing.
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Magic then headed into the lockeroom made a quick change and headed out onto the court.
At 10:46 eastern time he entered the game, and immediately went to the low post where he missed his first shot, a sky hook attempt.
But he would continue to work hard despite running short of breath.
Watch him get his first hoop of his comeback on this drive down the lane around Joe Smith.
Magic played 5 minutes and 59 seconds in the first quarter.
He scored 6 points and had 2 assists.
And it was fairly obvious ladies and gentleman that the Magic is back.
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S-Express


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NEWSCAST=11pm
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Three's a charm for the Roanoke Express. By beating Nashville last night; the team won it's third straight and improved to 24-20 and 2 on the season.
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The Express would win with back up goalie Matt DelGuidice between the pipe. Juice played for Nashville last year and Express personnel say Matt and Knight coach Mark Kumple did not get along. JUice cam up with a few big saves early to set the tone.
The Express offense did the wrest. Jason Clarke notches his 17th goal of the season off the on the mark pass from Karry Biette at the 12:47 mark of the first.
about two minutes later a nashville pass is intercepted and Ilja
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Dukov puts the puck home. Credit the assists to Tim Christian and Jeff Jablonski. The Express had a 2-nothing lead at that point, and, Roanoke wins it's third straight by the count of 2-1.
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S-Carlisle


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NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
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GRAPHIC=High school hoops


North Cross faced it's biggest challenge tonight. Carlisle is the number one ranked Virginia Independent school in the state.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./


Former Martinsville All-American Jeff Adkins coached carlisle to the VIC state championship last year.
North Cross showed a lot of heart. Jeff Betz finishes the nice play for the cross with the hoop, Betz led the raiders with 12.
The raiders get basket out of James Kelly. He makes the Carlisle defender commit, then drives and hits the jumper.
But here come the Chiefs. Joseph SUPER=33-Carlisle/=78/North Cross/58;

mcClinton makes the steal, gives to Bryant Redd for the one handed reverse slam. Carlisle had a 70-39 lead.
Brandon Boyce then makes good on the nice cut with the hoops and Carlisle beats North Cross 78-58.
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S-Private


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NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
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Those of you sceptics who don't think the level of private school hoops measures up the excitement created in the public school ranks...Think again.
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Watch Norfolk Collegiate's Ryan Welsh at the bottom of your screen let go of this 80 footer and hit it!!!
Collegiate which is ranked third in the division one private school ranks this week beat Benedictine in that game 57-to-31.
Take one more look at the heave that hits bottom as we also take a peek at tonight's scores
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go to high school scores.

S-High


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Sports Tease


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Still to come tonight, some football news as the Cowboys capitalize, Beamer checks in the star city for a short visit.
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And Giles' "Man of Steele" decides to walk the walk at Penn State.
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S-Beamer


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WRITER=Mike
TAPE#TF95-2
GRAPHIC=RKE. VALLEY CLUB


The Roanoke Valley Sports Club welcomed Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer to its monthly meeting last night at the Salem Civic Center.
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The coach was a little late in arriving.
In fact he says he's been on the move non-stop since the Sugar Bowl win over Texas.
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Beamer says despite the huge fan following in New Orleans, another key to Tech's future success is tapping the Roanoke Valley's full potential of Tech season ticket holders.
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S-Steele


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB95-3
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Giles LInebacker Brandon Steele, a two-time all-state selection at linebacker in Group-A says he'll walk-on for the Penn State Nittany Lions next year after being invited to do so by assistant coach Jay Paterno.
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At five-nine and 245 pounds , Steele may be little small to play big time linebacker by some folks standards, but Penn State is impressed by his other qualities.
He has a 4 point 2 grade point average, and is involved in Numerous activities including a select chorale group at Giles high school.
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Steele won't know until March about how much aid he'll receive from Penn State.
He already has $2000 after winning this past season's WDBJ-Stop-In scholar athlete award.
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S-Cowboys


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB95-2
GRAPHIC=SUPER BOWL XXX


Now that they've had a good night's sleep, the Dallas Cowboys victory tour can begin!
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This week's Sports Illustrated that hits the newsstands tomorrow features Emmitt Smith diving into the zone on the cover.
The caption reads SuperBoys.
SUPER=04-Worldwide Pants;


And coming up in just a few minutes Super Bowl MVp Larry Brown trades verbal jabs with the David Letterman and Jay Thomas on the Late Show right here on your hometown station.
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Police-Cards


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#96-9
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You've heard of trading baseball cards and football cards, but what about police cards.
As Beth Myer reports, it's the latest way Martinsville police are hoping to get through to kids.
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((The Martinsville police department is one of the first in the Nation to use Police trading cards in its crime prevention program.
Officers want to get to know the children in the neighborhoods they patrol and they want the kids to recognized them.
Police trading cards make this task easier.
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((LT. CHARLES LONG/MARTINSVILLE POLICE: WITH THE KIDS, GIVES YOU THE CHANCE TO GET CLOSER TO THE KIDS, YOU HAVE TO WALK UP AND HAND THEM SOMETHING AND THEY GET TO TALK TO YA.))
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Every year the cards are updated and the neighborhood children are already asking for the 1996 set.
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((A.L. PETTY/MARTINSVILLE POLICE: THEY MOB THE CAR ALL WANT AND GET AS MANY CARDS AS THEY CAN GET. IT'S NICE THEY APPROACH US AND ARE NOT INTIMIDATED BY THE CARS. ))
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The City of Martinsville pays for the cards, at a cost of 7-thousand dollars.
The money comes from funds set aside for crime prevention.
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((The community's response to these police cards has been so positive that even the sheriff's department will use them this year.))
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((CAPT. DAVID WALLACE/MARTINSVILLE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT: THEY WERE BEING APPROACHED BY CHILDREN FOR CARDS, THEY THOUGHT THEY WERE POLICE OFFICERS AND WE THOUGHT IT'D BE GOOD TO FAMILIARIZE COMMUNITY WITH OUR OFFICERS WHAT WE DO. ))
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All the members of the Martinsville police department are having their pictures shot this month.
Local printers will soon bid on the job and the '96 cards should be on the street by March. Beth Myer, News 7, Martinsville.))

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Steve Lu is a Freshman at California State University.
He doesn't know what he wants to major in-- and while that doesn't sound so unusual...
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consider this: Steve is TEN years old.
His mom walked him to class for the first day of school yesterday.
He has an IQ of 194 and took the SAT when he was just nine.
Steve will take 13-credits-- including biology, English, music and computer science.
Although his strengths are said to be science and math, Steve says he has no idea what he wants to be when he grows up. (----------------)