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Up next on News 7 at Eleven-
President Clinton may be called to testify in the trial of his Whitewater partner.
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O-J Simpson talks about the murders in a TV interview. Find out what he said.
Plus how to winterize your car- We'll show you what to do.
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News 7 is next.

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Good evening.
O-J Simpson says he has no doubt whatsoever that his
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ex-wife's death is linked to Faye Resnick.
Resnick was Nicole Brown's best friend.
Simpson speaking on CNN claimed Resnick's ties to drugs prompted the killings of Brown and Ron Goldman.
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Congressman L- F Payne will not seek re-election.
He says he is eager to return to the private sector, but is open to other possibilities.
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Plus, advice on how to winterize your car.
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Join us for all the news weather and sports on News 7 at eleven.

Clinton


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It appears President Clinton will testify at the trial of his Whitewater partners.
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A judge today authorized a subpoena forcing Clinton to testify at the trial of Susan and James McDougal.
The McDougals and Clintons were business partners.
A White House source says Clinton will testify on videotape.
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powell


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The second defendant in a Danville murder case today reached a plea agreement.
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Bryant Lymont Powell was scheduled for a jury trial tomorrow morning.
But this afternoon prosecutors dropped the murder charge.
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In exchange, Powell pleaded guilty to robbery and abduction.
Powell HAD been charged with killing Angel Lewis DeJesus (de-Hay-seus).
The 32- year victim was found dead behind a house of Stephens Street in Danville.
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Another man has already been found guilty of killing Dejesus.
Just last week, a judge found Phil Clayborne guilty of murder.

Wheeler


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A circuit judge cleared the way for the state to try a Wythe County teen as an adult- Christopher Sean Wheeler is charged with murdering Sheriff's deputy Cliff Dicker.
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Dicker was shot in December of 1994 while trying to serve a juvenile petition on Wheeler.
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Wheeler was 15 at the time.
A juvenile judge ordered him transferred to adult court.
In appealing the ruling today, Wheeler's lawyers argued he would have a better chance at rehabilitation in the juvenile system.
The judge rejected the argument based on the serious nature of the crime.
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Giles-Death


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The cold weather is being blamed for the death of a Giles County man over the weekend.
Authorities say the body of 46- year- old William Garland Mullins was found around noon Saturday.
A family friend discovered Mullins lying on his front lawn-- within 10- feet of his home in the Wolf Creek area of Giles County.
Officials say Mullins had a history of medical problems-- and apparently died of exposure.
They say Mullins was wearing a jacket.
The county's coroner will determine the official cause of death-- but it is NOT believed to be suspicious.

Cold-Weather


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Record low temperatures are demanding respect in our region.
As Ron Jones reports, frigid conditions have caused all sorts of problems, including water main breaks and power outages.
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((Busted water pipes and slow moving traffic is the order of day in the Roanoke Valley.
Workers in Roanoke are fighting water main breaks on two fronts in both the north and south side.
Cattlemen aren't welcoming the cold either.
Their livestock have to work harder to stay warm by eating more food... if they can get to it. ((REGGIE REYNOLDS/CATTLEMEN'S ASSOC. REP: THE BAD THING IS WHEN WE GET THE SNOW LIKE WE GOT TWO WEEKS AGO IS GETTING TO THE CATTLE. AND ITS HAD TO TAKE SOME OF OUR CATTLE PRODUCERS ALL DAY.))
Which leads to slim cattle and bad beef rates per pound.
But some businesses haven't missed a beat because of the cold... especially the ice cream business? ((SHANE AMBURGUY/KATTIE'S ICE CREAM: BASED ON THE LAST SNOW STORM WE DID HAVE A DRAMATIC INCREASE OF PEOPLE PRIOR TO THE PREVIOUS TWO MONTHS.))
And for some the cold and snow is welcomed event.
This lady left Sunny Florida for one reason. ((REBECCA CAREY/ROANOKE RESIDENT: WELL, I WANTED TO GET AWAY FROM THE THE REAL HOT WEATHER... BUT HERE I AM.))
But whether you see the cold as a blessing or a curse the Department of Emergency Services officials say you must show it respect.
Ron Jones, News Seven, Roanoke.))

Cold-Cars


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By now, you're probably becoming an expert on driving in winter weather.
But in sub-Zero temperatures, your car doesn't always want to go along for the ride.
Kimberly McBroom has some advice to keep you from being left out in the cold.
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A sound that's magic to the ears of any driver-- especially in weather like this.
And while WE need to be extra careful in the snow and ice-- our vehicles also need extra care. PRE-PRO HERE
Before hitting the road, auto mechanics recommend checking your battery-- make sure it's no more than three years old.
Keep at least a half- tank of gas at all times.
And double- check the antifreeze. END PRE-PRO
They say the time to winter-ize your is well BEFORE winter.
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((PAT FLINT/FLINT'S SERVICE CENTER: THE PUBLIC, IN GENERAL SHOULD LOOK AT THEIR CARS A LITTLE MORE CLOSELY, PARTICULARLY EARLY IN THE FALL. DON'T WAIT UNTIL IT GETS COLD TO BRING IT IN-- IT'S TOO LATE THEN.))
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And once you're in the driver's seat, use caution.
State police say the latest bout with Mother Nature yielded mostly minor traffic accidents-- caused by motorists trying to drive at their normal speed.
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((TROOPER MIKE KEEN/STATE POLICE: FOR THE LAST COUPLE OF DAYS, IT'S BEEN PEOPLE THAT'S BEEN TRYING TO DRIVE THE SPEED LIMIT ON THE ICE-- JUST NOT REALIZING THAT THEY NEED TO SLOW DOWN AND TAKE THEIR TIME. ))
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A little common sense on the road and early preparation under the hood can have you making tracks.
Kimberly McBroom, News 7. ))







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When News 7 at 11 continues, prosecutors believe they have the person who set several fires in a South Roanoke neighborhood,
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and a Franklin County man can thank his alert neighbors for saving him from his burning house.
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Orren


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They arrested Phillip Orren last month- -two days after he allegedly set fire to a house on Patterson Avenue with someone INSIDE.
Today a Roanoke grand jury handed up indictments against Orren in seven more arson cases in the same neighborhood.
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The charges span a three- month period. The prosecutor says Orren is a suspect in as many as 20 fires altogether... including some dumpster fires.
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Orren lives in the same neighborhood where the house fires occurred.
Prosecutor Betty Jo Anthony says the 20-year old suspect "just likes to play with matches."
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Another man, David Brian Barbour, was also indicted today, charged with setting two fires in Old Southwest on November 22nd.

Franklin-Fire


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A Franklin County man lost everything he owned in a house fire this weekend... but thanks to his teenage neighbors.. he didn't lose his life.
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Pete Doyle was trapped inside his burning home yesterday, when he heard two familiar voices shouting.
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((PETE DOYLE/HOUSE FIRE VICTIM: THEY KEPT SAYING, "PETE. WHERE ARE YOU?" THEN I SAID I'M IN HERE. I DIDN'T KNOW WHERE I WAS. IN MY BEDROOM OR WHERE. ))
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The help came from Virginia Tech student Michael Nunn and his 15- year- old brother Kevin.
Without hesitation, the brothers darted across the lawn, entered the burning house, and pulled Doyle to safety.
Kevin Nunn did not realize his efforts were considered heroic.
He says he was just trying to help out a friend in trouble.
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((KEVIN NUNN/HOUSE FIRE HERO: AFTER IT WAS OVER I WAS KIND OF FREAKED OUT. BUT I GUESS IT FELT PRETTY GOOD CAUSE WE GOT PETE OUT. ))
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Pete Doyle and MICHAEL Nunn were both treated for smoke inhalation, but doctors say they'll both be fine.
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Salvi


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Jury selection is underway in the trial of John Salvi- the man accused in the abortion clinic shootings.
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Salvi was brought to the courthouse under tight security and whisked in through a side door.
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The shootings left two women dead- Salvi's attorneys are expected to argue innocence by reason of insanity, but experts say that'll be tough to do.
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((ELLIOTT WEINSTEIN/LEGAL ANALYST: THE JURY HAS TO UNDERSTAND THE DEFENDANT IS MENTALLY ILL AND BECAUSE OF HIS MENTAL ILLNESS HE WAS NOT ABLE TO CONFORM HIS CONDUCT TO THE LAW.))
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T-V cameras have been banned from the trial-
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Klaas


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T-V cameras won't be allowed in the trial of Richard Davis who's charged with kidnapping and murdering 12 year old Polly Klaas.
The judge made the decision in a San Jose Court where jury selection is about to begin.
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((MARC KLAAS/POLLY'S FATHER: THIS TRIAL IS ABOUT THE DEATH OF A LITTLE GIRL. TOO OFTEN AND WE'VE SEEN THIS IN TRIALS DOWN IN L.A., TOO OFTEN THE VICTIMS ARE FORGOTTEN AND WE CERTAINLY DON'T WANT POLLY TO BE FORGOTTEN IN THIS THAT'S WHAT THIS IS ABOUT FOR US.))
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The judge says he may let cameras in for the verdict.
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Simpson


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O-J Simpson says he's innocent and he's spent his life savings defending himself.
Manuel Gallegus reports, the comments came on a CNN legal program.
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((When asked what he was doing at the time of the murders, Simpson said he was taking care of things around his house. Simpson said --
AT NO TIME DID I SLEEP. YOU KNOW, I MAY HAVE DOZED OFF EARLIER... I WASN'T AGITATED ABOUT ANYTHING THAT NIGHT.
About allegations of domestic abuse, Simpson said Nicole Brown wrote in her diary as part of an effort to get out of a prenuptial agreement. But, Simpson did admit abusing her in 1989 and said that photos showing Nicole bruised are from that `89 incident.
Simpson said he didn't know how blood got into his Bronco or why the DNA of Nicole and Ron Goldman appeared to be there.
SIMPSON QUOTE: I HAVE ABSOLUTELY NO IDEA. I THINK WE SHOULD BE ASKING THE LAPD THAT.
Simpson also said that he has no doubt that the murders have something to do with Faye Resnick... one of Nicole Brown's friends who admitted having a drug addiction problem. When asked if he was investigating the murder--he said he couldn't talk about that.
Simpson seemed a little combative especially over a Los Angeles Times article that reportedly contained leaks from his recent deposition in the civil case. Simpson said his deposition will not hurt his case.

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INTERVIEWS, BECAUSE THE MORE HE SAYS THE MORE THE STATEMENTS WILL COME BACK IN TRIAL.
This morning Kim Goldman, the sister of murder victim ron arrived for her deposition. Lawyers will ask her about Ron's relationship with his family. The civil trial is set to begin April 2nd. Manuel Gallegus, CBS News, Los Angeles.))

Danville-Ax


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Last Fall, family members protested at the site where two young children were killed in an automobile accident.
Today the family was back in court- for charges they blocked traffic during the protest.
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12 year old Jami and 10 year old James Earles were killed in October at the intersection of Route 265 and Elizabeth Street.
The car they were riding in collided with a dump truck.
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One week later, Bobby Jones and his son protested at the intersection to draw attention to what they call a death trap.
Bobby Jones was the children's grandfather.
In November, he and his son Ira were found GUILTY of blocking traffic, but appealed the judge's ruling.
Today the judge lowered the fine, but still found the two guilty.
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((BOBBY JONES/CHILDREN'S GRANDFATHER: WELL A LITTLE DISAPPOINTED, BUT I FEEL THAT EVERYTHING WAS FAIR, THE JUDGE WAS FAIR, HE WAS REAL UNDERSTANDING, IT WAS A MINIMUM FINE, A TEN DOLLAR FINE, I REALLY FELT I SHOULDN'T HAVE BEEN FINED AT ALL BUT I KNOW HE HAD A JOB TO DO.))
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Jones says he would do it all over again.
Since the accident, the Virginia Department of Transportation has installed larger stop signs and a 45 mile an hour sign.
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Coming up next on News 7,
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political manuvering begins in earnest as L-F Payne decides he will not seek another term in the House of Representatives.
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Payne


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Democrat L- F Payne won't seek another term in Congress.
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Payne told reporters this morning in Danville he's retiring.
Sources say he's being courted by high ranking officials in the Democratic party who want Payne to run for Lieutenant Governor.
Payne says he's eager to return to the private sector, but IS open to other possibilities.
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((REP. L. F. PAYNE/(D) FIFTH DISTRICT: I WILL NOW HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY I THINK TO LOOK AT OPPORTUNITIES THAT MAY EXIST IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR AND I WILL EXPLORE A NUMBER OF THINGS IN THE FUTURE AND IF SOMETHING LIKE THAT SHOULD EVER OCCUR CERTAINLY I WOULD BE VERY INTERESTED IN GETTING OTHER THE SAME GROUP AND TALKING ABOUT IT. ))
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Payne ran against Republican George Landrith during the last election.
Today, Landrith said he'll seek the Republican nomination for the fifth district seat.
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Eric Thompson, a U-P-S worker from Bedford County is also seeking the Republican nomination.

Folo-Payne


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First thing tomorrow morning, Rocky Mount Senator Virgil Goode will make his intentions known about a possible bid for the seat.
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He was on the phone within minutes of Payne's announcement- looking for support, but publicly he focused only on Payne.
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((SEN. VIRGIL GOODE/D-ROCKY MOUNT: I COMMEND HIM... THROUGHOUT THE FIFTH.))
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Danville Delegate Whitt Clement says he won't challenge Goode for the nomination.
Martinsville's Ward Armstrong is undecided.
The presumed ticket leader for 1997 says he understands Payne's decision.
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((LT. GOV. DON BEYER: BUT I ALSO THINK HE'D BE AN EXTRAORDINARY ADDITION TO ANY DEMOCRATIC TEAM IN 1997 IF THAT'S WHAT HE WANTS TO DO. HE'S A BUSINESSMAN, HE'S SHOWN PROVEN VOTE-GETTING ABILITY IN RURAL VIRGINIA, AS A VMI GRADUATE, A COLGATE- DARDEN BUSINESS SCHOOL GRADUATE, HE BRINGS SO MUCH TO STATEWIDE LEADERSHIP.))
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Back on the Republican side, Clarksville Delegate Frank Ruff is exploring his own bid for Payne's seat, making it already a three- way race.

City-Council


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A new citizens group has formed around opposition to the Henry Street Redevelopment Plan.
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It's called the Black Concerned Citizens of Roanoke. Today it urged city council to put the project on hold- The group wants questions answered about minority participation and ownership.
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((ANITA REED/BLACK CONCERNED CITIZENS: WELL I GUESS OUR PRIMARY CONCERN IS TO EDUCATE THE COMMUNITY AS TO WHAT IS GOING ON BEHIND CLOSED DOORS THAT THEY MAY NOT BE AWARE OF WITH REGARDS TO HENRY STREET.))
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Last month, the Henry Street Revival Committee and the Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority unveiled the plan. The 18- million dollar project renews the former commercial district in Roanoke's Gainsboro neighborhood.
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The Housing Authority has delayed its presentation to city council while officials solicit more public comment on the proposal.
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S-UVa


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The Virginia Cavaliers played one of their best games of the season last night as destroyed in-state rival Old Dominion 87-to-49 at University hall.
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The Cavaliers got a great effort from a number of folks including Courtney Alexander who goes behind his back early in the first half and finishes with the slam.
Odell Hodge would keep the Monarchs in this one with the nice move on the baseline. At that point it was 14-to-12 UVa.
But the Cavaliers would blow it wide open over the next 11 minutes of the first half.
Jamal Robinson goes up the top of the board for the alleyoop from Alexander. It's a 14-to-nothing run and Uva leads 28-to-12.
Curtis Staples would rattle in this three pointer from the wing and Virginia explodes to take a 41-to-17 halftime advantage.
The second half was a breeze as Staples finds Chris Alexander in transition for the dunk Virginia wins 87-to-49, even though Harold Deane injures a toe and fails to score.
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As you can see this is best balance Virginia has had all season.
Nine different players scored, and five landed in double figures including 7-4 Chase Metheney who has 6 blocks to go with his 11 points.
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S-VMI


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VMI improved to 10-and-7 on the season and 500 in the Southern conference with a 91-to-52 blowout of the Citadel.
Steve Mason has the game notes from Cameron Hall.
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S-W & L


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The Washington and Lee generals hosted Randolph macon in an ODAC battle up the street in lexington.
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It was senior night at Washington and lee as the University honored the three players who had given their all to the school for 4 years.
Cam Dyer was one of those seniors and he played hard tonight; scoring 22 points; one above his ODAC leading 21 points per game average.
But the Yellow Jackets were too much. Kurt Axe led all scorers with 31 points. The senior did most of his damage behind the three point line.
Brad Shanfelt did the job for Randy mac inside, getting this duece off the glass.
Dyer weould be tough inside, but his efforts were not enough as W & L falls to Randolph macon 88-71.
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S-AP


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The Virginia Tech Hokies are back in action tonight looking for their 16th straight win at the Cassell as they host Atlantic 10 foe Duquesne.
The Hokies jumped up to 11th in the new Associated Press Top 25 released last night.
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S-NBA


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The two big dogs in the Big East hooked up last night in Philly as 8th ranked Georgetown got its first real test against 6th ranked Villanova.
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The Hoyas as usual would be led by former player of the year in the state of Virginia Allen Iverson.
The former Bethel star threw down 22 points to lead the Hoyas.
But Nova and Georgetown's temper got the best of the Hoyas in the second half as Villanova outscores Georgetown 44-to-31 in the final 20 minutes to win it 79-TO-66.
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S-Hall


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In one other hoop note, the Basketball Hall of Fame has announced its class of '96.
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Among those going in the hall is the "The Iceman", George Gervin, the former Spurs gunner.
Also one of the greatest ACC player sever former NC State star David Thompson, and former Laker guard Gail Goodrich.
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Former ODU all-american Nancy Lieberman-Cline is the lone woman to be elected to the hall this year.

Sports Tease


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Still to come tonight, lots of football news from the hiring of a couple of old Steelers to the Eagles new Uniforms.
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Plus Gary Clark gets cut by the Dolphins tonight.
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S-Capriati


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American Jennifer Capriati is getting back to work after another extended layoff.
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Organizers of the Paris Open say they've granted her a wild card berth for next week's tournament. Capriati hasn't played on the women's pro tour since November of 1994, and she's only played twice since 1993.
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S-Clark


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Jimmy Johnson and the salary cap forced the Dolphins to get rid of Pulaski County native Gary Clark yesterday.
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The 33-year-old Clark, an 11-year veteran, caught 37 passes for 525 yards and two touchdowns after joining the Dolphins last season.
He currently ranks ranks fourth among active wide receivers in the league with 699 career catches.
Most of those came during his eight season with the Redskins and the two he spent in Arizona with the Cardinals before signing with the Dolphins.
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S-Eagles


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The Philadelphia Eagles didn't fire or hire anyone yesterday but they did introduce the team's new logo and uniforms.
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Team owner Jeffrey Lurie unveiled the new look at a newsconference in the Philly saying he wants energize the franchises future.
The log, helmets and uniforms are much bolder and meaner looking, and the green has been darkened on purpose to avoid any confusion with the the kelly green worn by the Jets.
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The two PIttsburgh coaches who were fired last week have landed back on their feet with the New York Jets.
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Offensive coordinator Ron Erhardt was rehired today by the New York Jets.
He will keep his same title of offensive coordinator that he had with the Steelers.
Pittsburgh scored an AFC high 407 points with Erhardt calling the plays this past year.
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Tight ends coach Pat Hodgson was hired by the Jets today.