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News-Head

ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#
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Coming up on news seven at eleven
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VO-NAT


A Radford University freshman was found dead this morning.
A major drug sweep in Halifax County.
And what would you do for concert tickets?
Eat worms or even dog food?
These folks did.
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ANCHOR=Ron
SS=None


News seven at eleven is next.

Radford-Death


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-10
GRAPHIC=Radford University


Residents of a Radford University dorm are mourning the loss of a fellow student.
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VO-NAT


18- year- old Valerie Cole of Manassas was discovered dead around 10:30 this morning.
Radford officials say Cole was last seen by another resident of Peery Hall earlier at four.
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SOT 02:49:23
IN Q=She was

((SHELLY WRIGHT/COLE'S FORMER ROOMMATE; SHE WAS ONE THE NICEST GIRLS I'VE EVER KNOWN. SWEET PERSON. VERY OUTGOING. SHE WAS VERY OPEN TO EVERYBODY. ANYBODY THAT MET HER LIKE HER. ))
SUPER=01-Shelly Wright/Cole's Former Roommate;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=like her.
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VO-NAT


Cole was a freshman majoring in pre- business.
Her suitemate says just yesterday Cole was welcoming the warm weather.
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SOT 05:01:11
IN Q=Well yesterday

((ROBIN GARDNER/COLE'S SUITEMATE: WELL YESTERDAY WAS ALMOST LIKE THE FIRST DAY OF SPRING AND THAT WAS HER FAVORITE TIME. SHE OPENED ALL THE WINDOWS YESTERDAY. SO FULL OF LIFE. ))
SUPER=01-Robin Gardner/Cole's Suitemate;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=of life.
ANCHOR=Ron
SS=None


Cole's body will be brought to Roanoke on Monday for an autopsy.
Radford Police say they do NOT suspect foul play.

Halifax-Drugs


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE# 95-113
GRAPHIC=Drug Bust


Law enforcement agencies in Halifax county kept busy yesterday--
A major drug crackdown captured unspecified quantities of cocaine and marijuana.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Halifax Co.;


A multi-agency press conference was held early this morning to make known their efforts.
They say more than 50 charges were issued from 15 counts of possession of illegal drugs to 41 traffic violations.
Officials say they hope to conduct more of these sweeps in the future.
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SOT 02:33:02
IN Q=This type of

((JEFF OAKES/HALIFAX CO. SHERIFF: THIS TYPE OF AN EFFORT ONLY LENDS ITSELF TO MORE EFFORTS OF THAT NATURE. IT TENDS TO SNOW BALL. THE MORE WE DO IT THE MORE PEOPLE WE GET OFF THE STREET AND IT MAKES EVERYBODY'S JOB A LITTLE BIT EASIER.))
SUPER=01-Jeff Oakes/Halifax Co. Sheriff;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=little bit easier.
ANCHOR=Ron
SS=Drug Bust


At least 50 officers were involved in the operation.

Franklin-Schools


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-5
GRAPHIC=Make Up Days


You wouldn't normally expect to see school buses on the roads during the weekend.
But winter storms have canceled school many school... and in Franklin County it was a make-up day.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;


The county was one of several school districts to have class today.
So far Franklin County students have missed 12 days.
State law requires students to attend 180 days of school.
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SOT 14:18:06
IN Q=We've made up

((LEN GEREAU/FRANKLIN COUNTY SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT: WE'VE MADE UP FOUR DAYS AS OF TODAY TOWARD THE REQUIRE FIVE DAY MAKE UP AND THEN ON MONDAY HOPEFULLY THE SCHOOL BOARD WILL REQUEST A WAIVER FOR THE SECOND FIVE DAYS AND THEN THE THIRD FIVE YOU HAVE TO MAKE UP AND WE'RE INTO THE THIRD FIVE AS YOU KNOW.))
SUPER=01-Len Gereau/Franklin Co. Schools Superintendent;
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=as you know
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


This is the only the second day students have attended school since the semester started.
Gereau says the rest of the snow days and any future days lost will be made up by using teacher workdays and scheduled holidays.
Other alternatives include lengthening the school year or shortening spring break.
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Register


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=State Seal


Lawmakers have given preliminary approval to letting people register to vote at Department of Motor Vehicles offices, other state agencies and through the mail.
The House of Delegates today voted 74-to-25 on the measure.

Riverboat-Gambling


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-6
GRAPHIC=Riverboat Gambling


A Committee has also endorsed a bill that would make Riverboat gambling legal in Virginia.
Now, the House of Delegates will decide what to do with the proposal.
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SOT 02:20:19
IN Q=We do not

((WE DO NOT BELIEVE IT BRINGS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TO THE AREA. WE BELIEVE IT'S A TRANSFERENCE OF CURRENT ECONOMIC DOLLARS FROM ONE SEGMENT TO ANOTHER.
WILLIAM ROBERTSON: 92 PERCENT OF VIRGINIA VOTERS WANT THE OPPORTUNITY TO VOTE ON IT. DOESN'T MEAN THEY'LL VOTE IN FAVOR OF THE ISSUE BUT THEY WANT THE OPPORTUNITY TO VOTE ON THE ISSUE.))
SUPER=03-Richmond/Last Week;
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=on the issue.
ANCHOR=Ron
SS=Riverboat Gambling


Hours earlier, a similar bill almost died.
But the committee reconsidered after the bill was slightly altered.
The issue taken out was an amendment that would require five percent of voters in the state to sign petitions before the referendum would be held.
Once THAT was dropped it was endorsed by the committee.

State-Song


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-8
GRAPHIC=State Song


Opponents of Virginia's state song are singing the blues tonight.
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SOT 95-112
IN Q=nat sound (Carry me..

((CARRY ME BACK TO OLE VIRGINNY.))
SUPER=03-Richmond/January 1995;
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=old virginny.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


A House of Delegates committee killed a bill that would replace "Carry Me Back to Old Virginia" with a song called "The Old Dominion."
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SOT
IN Q=My song is

((MY SONG IS FOR THE OLD DOMINION, HOW I LOVE THIS LAND.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=this land.
ANCHOR=Ron
SS=State Song


Critics of "Carry Me Back to Old Virginia" say the song is offensive to blacks because of words such as DARKIE.
However, some say it SHOULD be kept because it reflects Virginia's heritage.

Roanoke-Inspection


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#96-1
GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Seal


A recent fatal fire in Roanoke has sped up the development of a new rental inspection program for the city.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The city has been working on the proposal with landlords, tenants and neighborhood groups for the past year.
The program would take place in the older areas near the heart of the city.
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SOT 11:15:41
IN Q=sometimes people feel

((MICHELLE BONO/ROANOKE CITY SPOKESPERSON: SOMETIMES PEOPLE FEEL UNCOMFORTABLE CALLING, THEY THINK THEY MIGHT BE MOVED, THE LANDLORD MIGHT RAISE THE RENT. IN 1994 THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY APPROVED A NEW RENTAL INSPECTION PROGRAM THAT ALLOWS GOVERNMENTS TO GO INTO RENTAL UNITS WHEN THEY'RE VACANT AND DO AN INSPECTION.))
SUPER=01-Michelle Bono/Roanoke City Spokesperson;
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=do an inspection
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-January;


Bono says this way the tenant will not suffer any repercussions.
She also says last months fatal fire has increased public support for the program.
You can pick up a draft of the proposal at the municipal building and public libraries next Friday.
A public workshop on the proposal is scheduled for March 7th.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Ron
SS=NONE


Coming up on News-7,
Governor Allen may find some extra money to help out college students.
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VO-NAT


And,
President Clinton reacts to yesterday's bombing in London.
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ANCHOR=Kimberly

wx ad lib
A sunny and warm Saturday for a change.
High temperatures soared into the 60's today-- and it's still pretty nice outside.
But a passing front will cool us down into the 50's tomorrow-- and into the 30's by Monday.
So, get out and enjoy the mild weather while you can-- but first, stay tuned for the weekend outlook.
That's coming up.

MUSIC UP FULL
COMM#1


Northern-Ireland


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=Bombing


The Irish Republican Army claimed responsibility for a bomb blast in
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SOT 15:06:27
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-London, England;

London's business district last night.
The explosion killed two people and wounded 30 others.
The incident closely followed an announcement that the cease fire between Northern Ireland and Britain had come to an end.
Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams extended his condolences to the victims.
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SOT 15:07:03
IN Q=I Told the

((GERRY ADAMS/SINN FEIN LEADER: I TOLD THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT HOW SERIOUS THEIR STRATEGY WAS. I DON'T WANT TO SEE WHAT HAPPENED LAST NIGHT. I REGRET THAT IT HAS HAPPENED, BUT THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT I THINK, WAS ONLY TOO AWARE, AND IF JOHN MAJOR PUTS HIS HAND ON HIS HEART...HE MUST KNOW THE HIGH RISK GAMBLE HE TOOK IN REFUSING TO ENGAGE IN THE PEACE PROCESS...A TERRIBLE SITUATION TODAY.))
SUPER=01-Gerry Adams/Sinn Fein Leader;
RUNS=:30
OUT Q=terrible situation today.
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VO-NAT


The I-R-A accused the British government of sabotaging the peace process by stalling on all-party negotiations.
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Clinton-Responds


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=none
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SOT 15:03:23
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC;


In the nations capitol today President Clinton says he will do everything in his power to make sure the enemies of the peace process in Northern Ireland do not prevail.
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SOT 15:04:03
IN Q=Let me begin

((LET ME BEGIN BY SAYING THAT I KNOW I SPEAK FOR ALL AMERICANS WHO JOIN HILLARY AND ME IN PRAYING FOR THOSE WHO WERE HURT AND FOR THEIR SPEEDY RECOVERY. WE ALSO HOPE THAT THOSE RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS TERRIBLE AND COWARDLY ACT ARE QUICKLY BROUGHT TO JUSTICE. ))
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=brought to justice.
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VO-NAT


Clinton made his remarks before heading off to Iowa to campaign for re-election.
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Tuition-Grant


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-4
GRAPHIC=Allen, George


Governor Allen's proposed budget calls for an increase to the Tuition Assistance Program.
SS=Education


The grants would increase from 15-hundred to two thousand dollars over the next two years.
The TAG program has been limited to students of non-profit private schools.
National Business College wants to be included in the program.
The college is a profit institution and some NON-PROFIT schools say this would compromise the success of the TAG program.
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SOT 7:10:13
IN Q=the profit status

((DR. HARRY NICKENS/COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES PRES.: THE PROFIT STATUS WOULD AFFORD A FOR PROFIT INSTITUTION A GREATER OPPORTUNITY TO INCREASE TUITION AND REQUIRED FEES. ALLOWING THE STATE TO COVER THOSE COSTS WITHOUT THE COST BEING PASSED ON TO THE STUDENTS.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Harry Nickens/College of Health Sciences Pres.;
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=on to the students.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


Representatives at National Business College say the grants aren't going to the right students.
Officials say their students pay state taxes and should be eligible for the TAG program.
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SOT 5:52:16
IN Q=THE PROBLEM IS

((JAMIE HENDRY/NATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE: THE PROBLEM IS OUR STUDENTS AREN'T BENEFITING FROM TAG. INSTEAD THE TAG FUNDS, FIVE MILLION DOLLARS EACH YEAR ARE GOING TO STUDENTS FROM FAMILIES MAKING OVER 100-THOUSAND DOLLARS A YEAR.))
SUPER=01-Jamie Hendry/National Business College;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=DOLLARS A YEAR
ANCHOR=Ron
SS=Education


Dr. Nickens says the TAG program was created to reduce the amount of taxpayer money spent on Virginia students attending state schools.
This year nearly 13-thousand students in private Virginia colleges received the grant.
Legislators are reviewing the bill during this session of the General Assembly.

Boucher


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tal
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=Boucher, Rick


Congressman Rick Boucher says Capitol Hill will be a lonelier place
SS=Payne, L.F.

without Fifth District Representative L.F. Payne.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville/Monday;


Payne, a Democrat from Nelson County said Monday he would not be seeking another term.
State Senator Virgil Goode has already announced his intentions to seek the Democratic nomination for the seat.
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Yesterday; :10


Yesterday Boucher, who has worked closely with Payne in Congress, sang Payne's praises but declined to make any endorsements.
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SOT 13:13:00
IN Q=

((REP. RICK BOUCHER/(D) NINTH DISTRICT: I WILL SAY THAT I'M VERY HOPEFUL THAT L.F. WILL BE REPLACED BY SOMEONE WHO HAS HIS VIGOR, HIS ENERGY, HI INTELLIGENCE, HIS NON- CONFRONTATIONAL BIPARTISAN APPROACH TO SOLVING PROBLEMS, AND I'M CONFIDENT THAT SUCH A PERSON CAN BE FOUND AND WILL BE RUNNING IN THE FIFTH DISTRICT. ))
SUPER=@Boucher;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=the fifth district.
TALENT=Ron
SS=Boucher


Boucher says he hopes that Payne will decide to run for a state- wide office in the next election.
Tease#2

MUSIC ON TAPE
ANCHOR=Ron
SS=none


Coming up,
Salem gets a new YMCA family facility,
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VO-NAT


And these people didn't mind embarassing themselves to win some concert tickets.
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On-Record


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE# 96-9
GRAPHIC=none


Henry Street is making headlines again, but the latest plan to renew the commercial district is not receiving rave reviews.
In this week's edition of On Record, Joe Dashiell considers some of the criticism.
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SOT
IN Q=The latest plan to breathe life
SUPER=01-Anita Reed/Black Concerned Citizens of Roanoke; :26
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Week; :42
SUPER=01-Evelyn Bethel/Black Concerned Citizens of Roanoke; :54
SUPER=01-Reginald Shareef/Radford University Professor; 1:26
RUNS=1:52
OUT Q=Joe Dashiell News 7


((The latest plan to breathe life back into Henry Street calls for an 18- million dollar development of clubs, restaurants, retail businesses and offices.
But along with the optimism of designers and city officials, the land- use plan has raised concerns about minority participation and ownership.
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SOT 18:15
IN Q=Ownership is a priority

((ANITA REED/BLACK CONCERNED CITIZENS OF ROANOKE: OWNERSHIP IS A PRIORITY BECAUSE THAT WAS PROPERTY IN THE PAST THAT WAS PREDOMINANTLY OWNED BY THE AFRO- AMERICAN COMMUNITY AND THERE IS A STRONG FEELING AS TO WHY NOW SHOULD THESE SAME PROPERTIES AND LOTS BE ALLOCATED FOR LEASE. IF IT'S ABOUT PROMOTING ENTREPRENEURSHIP AMONGST THE BLACK COMMUNITY, THAT WOULD BE A PRIME LOCATION TO DO THAT.))
RUNS=:24
OUT Q=location to do that.


The latest proposal has spawned a new group, Black Concerned Citizens of Roanoke.
Members are pleased that the Housing Authority is scheduling more community meetings and they are hopeful planners will give their suggestions serious consideration.
SOT 16:51
IN Q=From what we have heard

((EVELYN BETHEL/BLACK CONCERNED CITIZENS OF ROANOKE: FROM WHAT WE HAVE HEARD SO FAR, IT SEEMS THAT THE MAJOR EMPHASIS HAS BEEN ON TOURISM AS OPPOSED TO SERVICES THAT CITIZENS NEED ON A DAILY BASIS. WE WOULD LIKE TO SEE SOME THINGS THERE THAT COULD TAKE CARE OF OUR PERSONAL NEEDS AND ENRICH OUR QUALITY OF LIFE.))
RUNS=:22
OUT Q=our quality of life.


And while the issue has been marked by controversy and confrontation, there may be room for compromise.
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SOT
IN Q=I know people who proposed

((REGINALD SHAREEF/RADFORD UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR: I KNOW PEOPLE WHO PROPOSED THIS PLAN AND THEY ARE PEOPLE OF GOOD WILL AND THEY WANT THE BEST FOR THE COMMUNITY. THEY WANT TO SEE HENRY STREET REVITALIZED AND SO I THINK JUST BY OPENING UP THE PROCESS AND INCLUDING PEOPLE WHO HAVE DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVES ON THE DECISION-MAKING WOULD GO A LONG WAY TO ALLEVIATING THE TENSION THAT CURRENTLY EXISTS.))
RUNS=:23
OUT Q=currently exists.


For more on the future of Henry Street, watch the public affairs program on Record Sunday Morning at Eleven.
Joe Dashiell News 7))

YMCA


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-3
GRAPHIC=YMCA


The Salem Family Y-M-C-A today held a house warming party of sorts.
The program is new to Salem.
And the open house provided residents with a peak at what's to come when the facility opens later this month.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


The indoor heated pool will be used for water aerobics, youth swim classes and water arthritis therapy.
The facility also has a cardiovascular and strength training area, plus a basketball court.
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SOT 12:13:39
IN Q=some of the

((MIKE VAN HAELWYN/YMCA BRANCH DIRECTOR: SOME OF THE THINGS WE WANT TO LEAD UP TO ARE DEVELOPING DROP IN PROGRAMS, A NURSERY, YOUTH PROGRAMS-INCLUDING THE SWIM CLASSES.))
SUPER=01-Mike Van Haelewyn/YMCA Branch Dir.;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=THE SWIM CLASSES
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VO-NAT


The YMCA is in the building that once housed the Salem, Y-W-C-A.
Another open house is scheduled for next Saturday.
Membership registrations are also being taken during the open house.
The Salem Family YMCA officially opens the 24th.
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S-Express


ANCHOR=roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=twe
TAPE#-Ice-95
GRAPHIC=Express logo


Frank Anzalone's Express was looking for their 4th win of the season against Richmond tonight, as the Renegades made their final visit to the Roundhouse this year.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Express vs. Renegades;


Roanoke fell behind early, but the Express offense exploded in the second. Jeff Jablonski picks up the loose puck and slaps it home for his 30th goal of the year, tying things at 1.
Then watch Jablonski find Chris Potter who beats the Richmond goalie to give the Express its first lead.
But the Renegades battled back. Scott Gruhl gets the puck just under Daniel Berthiaume's glove knotting things again at 2 all.
Roanoke wasn't finished, though. SUPER=34-Roanoke/==4/Richmond/==3;

Tim Christian nets the goal and Roanoke beats Richmond 4 to 3 in a shootout.
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S-Hockey


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S5-24
GRAPHIC=Express/Charlotte


The Express must now turn right around and play the Charlotte Checkers tomorrow afternoon at 3pm at the Round House in yet another East Division contest.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00


Both Roanoke shootout losses this season have been to the Checkers. The Checkers are one of the hottest teams in the ECHL and have climb into second place in the east Division.
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SOT
IN Q="Number 1...

((FRANK ANZALONE/EXPRESS COACH:))
SUPER=01-Frank Anzalone/Express Coach; :00
RUNS=:22
OUT Q=...Explosive"
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ANCHOR=Roy
SS=Hold Express/Charlotte


Once again, Shuttle buses will be running from the Williamson Road Garage to the Roanoke Civic Center. Buses start running at 2pm.

S-Daytona


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#R-31
GRAPHIC=Daytona Logo


Dale Earnhardt has never won the Daytona 500 but that could change next Sunday.
The seven time Winston Cup Champion had the top speed during qualifying today.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Daytona, FL/ESPN2; :


Earnhardt has never won this race at Daytona. But this afternoon his number three chevrolet turned the oval at a speed of 189 point 510 miles per hour putting him on the pole.
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SOT
IN Q="it's hard

((DALE EARNHARDT/DAYTONA 500 POLE WINNER: ))
SUPER=01-Dale Earnhardt/Daytona 500 Pole Winner; :00
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=......great job."
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VO-NAT (cont)


It's been almost a year and a half since Ernie Irvan raced at Daytona. But he was on the money today. Irvan will start on the outside after turning in a speed of 189 point 366 miles per hour.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=We had a

((ERNIE IRVAN/OUTSIDE POLE WINNER: ))
SUPER=01-Ernie Irvan/Outside Pole Winner; :
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=.....this week.
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ANCHOR=Roy
SS=Hold Logo


Only the top two positions were decided today the remainder of the field will be completed in the Twin 125 qualifying races on Thursday.
Dale Jarrett was third followed by Jeremy Mayfield and defending champion Sterling Marlin.

Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#Tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


And coming up in Sports, Virginia Tech and Virginia win conference basketball games.
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VO-NAT ENG#


And Roanoke College picks up a conference win beating the Generals of Washington & Lee.
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S-ROANOKE


ANCHOR=ROY
NEWSCAST=11P
WRITER=DAL
TAPE# BB96-1
GRAPHIC=Roanoke Logo


Washington and Lee came into tonight's game against ODAC leader, Roanoke College trying to keep their tournament hopes alive.
The Generals were fighting for the final spot in the conference tournament.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem/Maroons vs Generals;


The Maroons packed the Bast Center and while the fans couldn't get the wave going, Moir's players were in top form on offense.
Roanoke's Nathan Hungate finds Kevin Sigafoes at the top of the key. The basket's good for two.
W and L keeps the game close early.
Cam Dyer takes it to the hoop, then sees Chris Couzen over his shoulder. Couzen sinks the baseline jumper.
The Generals still on the move, Kevin Cobbin cruises through traffic, dishes off to Dyer for the lay-in.
SUPER=33-Maroons/=97/Generals/=79;


But the Maroons out fought the Generals Jon Maher snags the rebound and the bucket.
Roanoke wins the contest 97 to 79.
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S-Tech


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#Tb96-1
GRAPHIC=Tech Hoops


Damon Watlington hit a pair of three pointers in a second half run today as 11-th ranked Virginia Tech beat Xavier 78 to 73.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Cincinnati, OH/ATLANTIC 10 NETWORK; :


Bill Fosters Hokies looking for their 10-th conference win.
And it looked good early. Damon Watlington pulls up and nails the three the Hokies led by three.
Then forward Shawn Smith goes to Ace Custis who scores to give the Hokies a 23 to 18 lead.
The Musketeers were still in the game and when T. J. Johnson scored inside Tech led 26 to 24 at the half.
Tech padded its lead early in the second half Travis Jackson hits the jump hook to make it 39 to 32.
Xavier got as close as three points late in the game Lenny Brown hitting the three pointer.
But the Hokies turned maintained SUPER=33-Virginia
Tech/=78/Xavier/=73;their poise at the free throw line and Tech gets the 78 to

73 win.
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S-UVA


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#VB96-1
GRAPHIC=UVA Logo


Harold Deane scored 20 points as the Virginia Cavaliers added to their current winning streak with a 62 to 51 win over Clemson.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Charlottesville/JP RAYCOM; :


Jeff Jones and his Cavs came up on the short end at Clemson.
But Harold Deane came out hit he hits this three pointer as the Cavaliers took a 5 to nothing Lead.
Clemson came right back. Terrell Mcintyre answers with this trey to make the score 5 to 3 Cavaliers.
Virginia then went on a run. Deane goes to the behind the back pass to Courtney Alexander and the Cavaliers led 28 to 14 at the half.
But the Tigers put together a 14 to 5 run Tony Christie drives to the hoop for the score and Clemson cut it to 6.
The Cavaliers remained in the game SUPER=33-Virginia/=62/Clemson/=51;and

they hold off Clemson this afternoon by the score of 62 to 51.
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S-Upsets


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#BB96-2
GRAPHIC=VMI Logo


Mike Spinelli had 15 and Bobby Prince 12 as V-M-I beat East Carolina in Lexington.
SS=College Hoops


Third ranked Kansas missed 8 of 12 free throws in the final 13 minutes and Missouri upsets the Jayhawks.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Chapel Hill, NC/ABC SPORTS; :


In Chapel Hill, Drew Barry scored 30 points and dished out a bunch of assists as Georgia Tech knocked off 12-th ranked North Carolina.
For that and all of todays scores lets check the boards.
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CHRYON MOTION
IN Q=FIRST SCORE
RUNS=1:30
OUT Q=....CALGARY."
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S-Wrestling


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Wrestling Logo


Over at William Byrd this afternoon 8 teams competed in the Big Orange Wrestling tournament.
The Terriers won the event with 227 points and Northside came in second with 159.
Cave Spring was third, Staunton River Fourth and William Fleming fifth.

Human-Tricks


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=None


It's amazing what people will do to win concert tickets.
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SOT 15:23:54
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Rock Island, IL;


The folks at an Illinois radio station found out how far people would actually go to get their hands on Ozzy Osbourne tickets.
They were willing to eat goldfish, run across the street with a bathing suit with a toilet seat strapped on.
One person ate dog food to show what a big Osbourne fan he was, but the winner was a man who shaved the hair off his entire body. (----------------) That lucky man went to the concert tonight.