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1-News-Head

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V/O-NAT
The equipment is ready to go.
YOU may not be ready for another winter storm, but you'll want to hear what V-DOT's doing to be prepared- -and get the latest word from the weatherman on NEWS 7.
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ANCHOR=Keith


Coming up on NEWS 7 at SIX, we'll also have today's HOT TOPIC in Richmond: the issue of whether parents must be told their daughter's getting an abortion.

Sports-Head


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


Tonight in sports, Roy Stanley talks with Jeff Jones and the Cavaliers as they try to regroup and salvage their season tonight against Maryland.
Roanoke has a big ODAC battle on tap tonight as well against first place Bridgewater.
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VO-NAT eng#


And on the same day the Seahawks announce they are moving, CHris Warren agrees to a new 3 year 10 million dollar contract.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
SS=None


Travel problems tomorrow with a projected all day snow. Most of the ice will stay in the Tar Heel state. The groundhog won't see his shadow tomorrow.

Wx-Check


ANCHOR=Keith/Robin
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=sly
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Winter Weather


Maybe you've already heard: there's another winter storm headed our way tonight.
This time it could include a combination of snow, sleet and freezing rain. 2 shot Keith and Robin on set
If anybody knows what to make of this mess, it's Robin Reed.

Talent=Robin
SUPER=@Robin1;

WXALERT/FULL Watches & Warnings DOPPLER/FULL Radar Loop
2 shot Keith and Robin on set

Snow


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 95-114
GRAPHIC=Winter Weather


V-DOT crews are preparing for the worst.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


They've been busy all day making sure equipment is ready to go.
V-DOT officials say they'll have to attack this storm differently if ICE begins to fall first.
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SOT 3:07:02
IN Q=The temperatures

((J. SCOTT HODGE/VDOT ASSISTANT RESIDENT ENGINEER: THE TEMPERATURES ARE SUPPOSED TO BE VERY LOW AND THAT MAKES IT DIFFICULT FOR CHEMICALS TO REACT. IT'S CERTAINLY TOUGH AS FAR AS TRACTION. WE CAN GET TRACTION IN SNOW BUT THERE'S NOT A LOT WE CAN DO IN ICE.))
SUPER=01-J. Scott Hodge/Asst. Resident Engineer;
RUNS=:09
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bath Co./January 19;


Hodge says it hasn't been easy for V-DOT crews. First last month's snowfall, then several inches of rain that caused flooding.
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SOT 3:08:45
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((HODGE: IT'S DIFFICULT BUT WE HAVE ALL THE EQUIPMENT READY AND WE HAVE HAD SOME BREAKS. WE'VE BEEN FORTUNATE IN THE AMOUNT OF TIME BETWEEN STORMS TO GET READY FOR THIS ONE.))
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=Winter Weather


V-DOT plows will once again hit interstates and primary routes first before moving to the secondary routes.

Clayborne


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tha
TAPE#95-109
GRAPHIC=Phil Clayborne


A conviction today for the first of two men charged with strangling a man to death in Danville last summer.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


Phil Dennis Clayborne was found guilty this morning of robbing and killing 32 year old Angel Lewis Dejesus (De-Hey-Sues) of New Jersey.
The judge made his decision just minutes after the defense rested its case.
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The victim's body was found outside a home in Danville last July.
Dejesus was in town visiting a family friend.
He was the father of five children.
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((CARMEN MARTANZ/VICTIM'S SISTER IN LAW: IT'S BEEN HARD BECAUSE I MEAN ESPECIALLY WITH THE LITTLE ONE. SHE FEELS LIKE DADDY'S GOING TO COME BACK HOME. SO IT'S HARD EXPLAINING TO TELL A FOUR YEAR OLD YOUR DADDY ISN'T COMING BACK. BUT THE OTHER ONES I MEAN WITH MY FAMILY, THEY'RE ADAPTING.))
SUPER=01-Carmen Martanz/Victim's Sister-in-Law;
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ANCHOR=KEITH
SS=None


There is a second defendant in the case.
Bryant Lymont Powell will be tried for his alleged role in the crime later this month.

Danville-Cop


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=tha
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=None


A former Danville police officer has filed a 5-million dollar lawsuit against the city and two top ranking officials of the department.
Jeffrey Lee Williams filed the federal lawsuit late today against Danville Police Chief Neil Morris and his assistant, B.C. Elliott.
Williams says he was wrongfully fired for questioning how the department treats citizens.
He also alleges Morris and Elliott created a racially hostile environment to work in.
Williams is black.
He was a Danville police officer for four years before he was fired in December of 1994.
Chief Morris says he can't comment on the lawsuit because he hasn't seen it yet.

Speed-limit


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-6
GRAPHIC=None


A bill Governor Allen supported to raise the speed limits on rural interstate highways took a wrong turn today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


The bill would raise the limit to 70 miles- per- hours on some stretches where it's now 65.
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SUPER=01-Sen. Emmett Hanger/(R) Augusta Co.;
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VO-NAT


But a barrage of statistics about the deadly costs of speed and human lives and insurance premiums won the day.
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SUPER=01-Theresa Rankin/Brain Injury Survivor;
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VO-NAT


Senators voted 11 to four to kill the higher speed bill.
The committees' chairman is pushing for a year long study and the house will probably choose that road as a compromise.
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McCoy


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-8
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


Lynchburg jurors have to decide tonight whether they believe an Appomattox man acted in self defense when he shot and killed a man last spring.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


Terry Hunter McCoy is charged with the second degree murder of 20- year- old Darryl Rosser.
Rosser's body was found in a vacant lot near the Lynchburg Foundry the night of May 17th.
He had been shot once in the head.
McCoy turned himself in a week later, claiming Rosser had tried to rob him that night, and while the two struggled over a gun, it went off.
McCoy says he was too scared to contact police after the shooting, but surrendered after learning he was a suspect in the killing.
Closing arguments are still being given.
A verdict is expected tonight.
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Smyth-Shooting


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Shooting


Smyth County authorities are still searching for the gun used to kill a 20 year- old Marion man yesterday.
Paul William Jones died of multiple gunshot wounds.
A 17 year- old male who was with him was shot in the hip.
It happened outside a mobile home on Mitchell Valley Road.
Deputies arrested Wayne Ray Lawson at the scene and charged him as an accessory AFTER the fact to murder.
A tracking dog helped lead authorities to 18 year- old John Burton Williams the Third.
Williams was arrested after a four-hour manhunt and charged with murder and malicious wounding.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE


Still to come on News 7 at Six-- a parent's rights versus the concerns of pregnant teenagers.
State lawmakers once again take up the touchy issue of parental notification.
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VO-NAT


Also--new hope for people who battle serious weight problems.
We'll tell you about a treatment being offered at a new Roanoke clinic.
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Regional-Jail


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE#95-115
GRAPHIC=Regional Jail


The New River Valley Regional Jail Authority is inviting Wythe County to discuss joining its effort.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Radford;


The authority is planning a regional jail to house prisoners from Pulaski, Giles and Grayson counties and Radford.
Members voted today to contact Wythe County. Officials say another member locality could help lower the costs per inmate for all involved.
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((BOB LLOYD/JAIL AUTHORITY CHAIRMAN: I SERIOUSLY DOUBT THAT IT WOULD RAISE THE PER DIEM. IT HAS THE POTENTIAL FOR LOWERING IT, NOT ONLY FOR WYTHE COUNTY BUT FOR THE OTHER PARTICIPANTS IN THE AUTHORITY ALSO.))
SUPER=01-Bob Lloyd/Jail Authority Chairman;
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Wytheville;


Wythe County set up a committee last month to study options for replacing its aging and overcrowded jail.
Sheriff Wayne Pike prefers a new county jail, that could MAKE money by housing some FEDERAL prisoners.
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((WAYNE PIKE/WYTHE CO. SHERIFF: I THINK A WYTHE COUNTY JAIL WOULD BE THE BEST THING FOR US, ONE I'M THINKING ABOUT REVENUE-PRODUCING. I THINK WE NEED TO LOOK AT AN EXPANSION OF EXTRA BEDS SO THAT WE MAYBE COULD RENT OUT THAT SPACE. ))
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VO-NAT


Pike says with TWO interstates to patrol, he can't spare deputies to transport inmates as far as the planned REGIONAL jail site in Dublin.
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Henry-Street


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-7
GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Seal


Opposition to the latest plan for revitalizing Henry Street has prompted the Roanoke Housing Authority to postpone a presentation to city council and schedule more public meetings on the project.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Last week, the Housing Authority unveiled an 18- million dollar plan that includes clubs, restaurants, retail stores and offices.
The Housing Authority was scheduled to present the land- use plan to city council on Monday, but today officials decided to hold off.
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SOT 05:25:44
IN Q=We've had a couple of meetings

((NEVA SMITH/HOUSING AUTHORITY DIRECTOR: WE'VE HAD A COUPLE OF MEETINGS. PEOPLE HAVE BEEN VERY EMOTIONAL ABOUT SOME OF THE ISSUES AND THINGS THAT HAVE HAPPENED IN THE PAST. SO WE'RE HOPING THAT AS WE MOVE FORWARD AND WE GET SOME CONCRETE SUGGESTIONS, THEN WE'LL KNOW HOW TO PROCEED.))
SUPER=01-Neva Smith/Housing Authority Director;
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OUT Q=how to proceed.
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=None


A public meeting on the Henry Street plan is scheduled for Saturday morning at High Street Baptist Church.
And Smith says additional meetings are in the works.

Bariatrics


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


A new clinic in Roanoke may have a solution for people with serious weight problems.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :


The Center for Bariatric Medicine uses the drugs Phentermine (FEN- ter- mean) and Fenfluramine (fen- FLER- a mean).
The drugs have been around a while. What's new is using them in combination with each other.
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IN Q=This is an

((BONNY LEE/REGISTERED NURSE: THIS IS AN OLD DRUG. IT'S JUST USED IN NEW WAYS. IT SEEMS TO COUNTERACT THE SIDE EFFECTS OF EACH OTHER WHEN THEY ARE USED IN LOW DOSES AND IN COMBINATION. AND IT SEEMS TO BE MORE EFFECTIVE FOR LONG TERM WEIGHT CONTROL. ))
SUPER=01-Bonny Lee/Registered Nurse; :
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SOT 12:24:44
IN Q=This medication

((HELEN ANDERSON/BARIATRICS PATIENT: THIS MEDICATION GIVES YOU SO MUCH POWER, YOU HAVE THE ABILITY TO MAKE DECISIONS ABOUT YOUR FOODS, INSTEAD OF YOUR BODY DEMANDING THE FOOD.))
SUPER=01-Helen Anderson/Bariatrics Patient; :
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OUT Q=demanding the food.
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VO-NAT


The drugs are said to work by increasing metabolism, while decreasing appetite.
There are also side effects, ranging from dry mouth to short- term memory loss.
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Parental-Notification


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-1
GRAPHIC=Session 96


Parental notification for abortions for minors lost its first battle today in Virginia's General Assembly.
But Ellen Qualls reports the perennial battle isn't yet over.
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SUPER=01-Dr. Ruth Weeks/UVA Psychiatrist;:38
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Stocks


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


The stock market closed above 54-hundred today.
The Dow gained nearly ten points, another record close... the fourth straight record day.
NASDAQ was up also nearly ten points.
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FOP


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#95-113
GRAPHIC=None


Criminals beware...hundreds of police officers will be descending on Lynchburg this summer.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


The local chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police announced today it will host the state F- O- P convention in August.
Lynchburg beat out the Tidewater area for the honor of hosting the biennial event.
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IN Q=One of the

((WALLY LANE/LYNCHBURG FOP CHAPTER PRES.; ONE OF THE MAIN SELLING POINTS THAT WE HAD IS THE FACT THAT LYNCHBURG IS CENTRALLY LOCATED AND IF YOU THINK ABOUT IT, IT'S REALLY NOT MORE THAN THREE OR FOUR HOURS AWAY FROM ANYWHERE IN THE STATE.)) ((JEFF DOWNIN/LYNCHBURG CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: WE WILL DO EVERYTHING WE CAN TO MAKE THIS A MEMORABLE EXPERIENCE FOR EVERY PARTICIPANT, AND AN EASY TO RUN EVENT FOR THOSE OF YOU CHARGED WITH ORGANIZING IT.))
SUPER=01-Wally Lane/Lynchburg FOP Chapter Pres.; :00
SUPER=01-Jeff Downin/Lynchburg Chamber of Commerce; :13
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VO-NAT


Chamber officials say the convention will have a significant economic impact on the Lynchburg area.
Close to a thousand officers from around Virginia are expected to attend.
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Cable-Rates


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-9
GRAPHIC=Cable TV


Cable customers in the Roanoke Valley can expect a rate increase effective March first.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape;


Cox Communications says new equipment, additional channels and rising costs made it necessary to raise rates.
Basic service will rise by 32 cents a month, while the full basic rate will climb more than two dollars.
In the city of Roanoke, full- basic customers will pay 26 dollars 15 cents a month.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=Cable TV


Cox has added seven channels to its lineup in the last year, and officials say the rate increase meets federal guidelines and local franchise agreements.

Sports Tease


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


Coming up tonight in sports, The Seahawks give Chris Warren 10 million and then announce plans to leave Seattle.
Roanoke welcomes bridgewater to town tonight.
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And Roy Stanley reports from Charlottesville on the state of the Cavaliers basketball team that hopes to get its act together tonight against Maryland.
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S-Seahawks


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-1
GRAPHIC=SEAHAWKS


Team officials in Seattle have confirmed at this hour that the Seahawks are leaving Washington state for California.
Despite have 10 more years left on their lease in the Kingdome, team owner Ken Behring is set to move the team to California.
The Seahawks would then play their home games at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.
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SUPER=03-Washington, DC/1994 Season; :00


In other Seahawk happenings tonight former Ferrum star Chris Warren has signed a new contract with the team.
The new agreement will pay the All-Pro running back 10 million dollars over the next three years.
Talent=Mike


Warren played his high school ball in Northern Virginia at Robinson high.
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S-Cavs


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#VB96-1
GRAPHIC=UVA Logo


The Virginia Cavaliers are at the point in the season where they need a string of victories to get some respect and continue their run in the N-C-Double-A post season tournament.
And Roy stanley says even though the Cavaliers have lost four games in a row they're not ready to hang up the sneakers.
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((The last time the Cavaliers had a losing streak it was in the late 80's.
And even though Jeff Jones and the Cavaliers are below 500 at this point of the season they're not ready to push the panic button.)) ((JEFF JONES/UVA HEAD COACH: )) ((The pre season rankings and high expectations may have been to much for the young Cavaliers to handle.
Keep in mind that Virginia lost three key players in Yuri Barnes, Jason Williford and Junior Burrough.
Then add the slow starts, poor shooting, Virginia is averaging less than 40-per cent from the field. And the recent four game losing streak hasn't helped their confidence.)) ((CURTIS STAPLES/UVA GUARD: )) ((It's going to take more than a quick fix to get the Cavaliers back in the groove.
But the Virginia team will have a different game tonight against the Terps and it will be centered around Forward Norman Nolan.)) ((NORMAN NOLAN/UVA FORWARD: )) ((JEFF JONES: )) ((ROY STANDUP: ))
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S-Roanoke


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


First place in the Old Dominion Athletic conference will be on the line tonight as Roanoke College entertains the high flying Bridgewater Eagles at the Bast Center.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Salem/Tuesday Night; :00


Roanoke is coming off a 20 point win over Lynchburg on Monday night.
But there's no question that tonight's task is much tougher.
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((PAGE MOIR/ROANOKE HEAD COACH:)) ((TIM BRAUN/ROANOKE CENTER:))
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SUPER=01-Tim Braun/Roanoke Center; :09
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=HOLD ODAC


This game tips off tonight at 7:30 at the Bast Center.

S-Dunagan


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#BB96-2
GRAPHIC=DUNAGAN


While the Roanoke men shoot for the top at home, women's head coach Susan Dunagan is hoping to get her 300th career win on the road.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Salem; :00


Dunagan and her lady Maroons are in Lynchburg battling the Lady Hornets.
The former Cave Spring coach has been at Roanoke for the past 15 seasons.
Besides her 299 career wins, she has won 10 ODAC championships and been to the NCAA's the last six seasons.
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S-VT


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


The Virginia Tech Hokies won their 15th game of the season last night by thumping UNC-Greensboro 74-to-48 at the Cassell.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Last Night; :00


Shawn Good, who has been bothered much of this year with a nagging groin injury led a another balanced Tech attack with 14 points.
Nine players played at least 10 minutes, and the Hokies need to build off that balance and carry their momentum into tomorrow's game at Rhode Island.
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((BILL FOSTER/VA. TECH HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-Bill Foster/Va. Tech Head Coach; :00
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S-NBA


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S5-27
GRAPHIC=NBA LOGO


Washington Bullets forward Chris Webber is out for the rest of the season.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=04-NBA; :00


The often injured power forward has elected to have surgery on his ailing left shoulder.
Webber dislocated his shoulder for the second time in nine months back in (-------------) the preseason and has played in only 15 games this season.