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News-Head

ANCHOR=Ron
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Coming up on news seven at eleven
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VO-NAT

police in Giles County are investigating the drowning death of a young female.
She apparently plunged into the icy New River.
The presidential race heats up in New Hampshire as Tuesday's primary is just around the corner.
And it's time to ring in the new year... the Chinese New Year that is...
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ANCHOR=Ron
SS=None


News seven is next.

Pembroke


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=afr
TAPE# 96-11
GRAPHIC=None


Giles County rescue authorities are investigating a drowning death in Pembroke.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pembroke;


Officials say a young female plunged 40 feet from a bridge over the New River shortly before 4-30 this afternoon.
The body has been spotted from a helicopter three-quarters of a mile downstream, lodged on a small island.
The body is in an area accessible only by boat or helicopter.
State Police divers were unable to retrieve the body tonight.
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SOT 30:09:39
IN Q=THE PROBLEM

((STEVE DAVIS/CAPTAIN OF GILES COUNTY RESCUE SQUAD: THE PROBLEM IS THE TEMPERATURE OF THE WATER TONIGHT. THE TEMPERATURE IS SO COLD, OUR DIVERS HAVE BEEN UNABLE TO FACILITATE EVEN A DIVE ATTEMPT, DUE TO THE WATER TEMPERATURE.))
SUPER=01-Steve Davis/Giles Co. Rescue Squad;
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VO-NAT


Rescue crews will attempt to reach the body tomorrow morning.
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Crash


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=Plane Crash (Military)


An F-14 fighter jet has crashed in the Pacific Ocean, killing two fliers.
The Tomcat went down this afternoon about 30 miles west of San Clemente Island.
It was based at Miramar Naval Air Station near San Diego.
The identities of those killed have not been released.
It's the second fighter jet to crash in three weeks.
Just last month an F-14 slammed into a residential neighborhood in Nashville, Tennessee.

Amtrak


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


Today cranes have lifted the twisted wreckage of a commuter train involved
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Silver Spring, MD;

in a fatal wreck outside Washington, D.C.
That train collided with an Amtrak passenger train Friday night and killed eleven people.
A list released by the Labor Department says two northern Virginia residents were on the train.
Investigators are now saying the commuter train was going double the speed it should have been.
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Campaign-96


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=Campaign 96


The presidential race is heating up in cold New Hampshire as the Tuesday primary is quickly approaching.
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SOT 15:19:06
IN Q= There are
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SUPER=04-Yesterday; :34
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(( There are reports that Steve Forbes may fall behind Bob Dole, Lamar Alexander and Pat Buchanan.
Forbes has not confirmed, but has hinted, he may drop out the race if he comes in fourth in the primary.
SOT 15:17:27


And after Senator Phil Gramm dropped out of the race he is now endorsing Dole.
SOT 15:24:57


Buchanan spent the day before the primary in New Hampshire doing some last minute campaigning.
The latest polls show Buchanan and Dole are running neck.
SOT 15:22:00


Alexander is currently placing third in surveys.
The candidate was at a sports store this afternoon buying red and black plaid pants and looking at fishing rods. Clinton from last night's air check...
On the Democratic front the White House has been pleased with the president's Campaign swing through New Hampshire.
Even though the president has virtually no opposition in the primary, he spoke to large, cheering crowds yesterday urging backers to come out and vote.))

Robb


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11P
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-6
GRAPHIC=Robb, Chuck


Speaking of campaigns...
Senator Chuck Robb is letting bygones be bygones.
The U.S. senator is lending his support to Virgil Goode's congressional campaign.
SS=Goode, Virgil


The Rocky Mount Democrat threw his hat in the ring last week, for the seat L-F-Payne is leaving.
Robb is supporting Goode despite Goode's effort to unseat him two years ago.
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IN Q=SO YOU'RE MORE FIT asked virginians

((QUESTION: SO YOU'RE SAYING YOU'RE MORE FIT THAN CHUCK ROBB? SENATOR VIRGIL GOODE/D-ROCKY MOUNT/APRIL 12, 1994: THAT'S WHAT I'M SAYING. I'M ASKING THE CITIZENS OF VIRGINIA TO VOTE FOR ME.))
SUPER=10-Sen. Virgil Goode/(D) Rocky Mount/May 11, 1994;
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That was two years a go. But Chuck Robb says he doesn't hold a grudge.
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((U.S.SENATOR CHUCK ROBB: YOU HAVE TO UNDERSTAND IN THE CONTEXT OF THE POLITICAL DEBATE PROCESS IT'S BEST YOU DON'T GET TOO EXCITED ABOUT WHAT SOMEBODY MAY SAY ABOUT YOU AT ANY GIVEN MOMENT. YOU HAVE TO KEEP LOOKING AHEAD.))
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ANCHOR=Ron
SS=Goode


Robb says he believes Goode reflects the spirit of the fifth district and appeals to a wide variety of voters.
Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Ron
SS=NONE


Coming up on news-7,
Color Guards from all over southwest Virginia honored veterans today in Roanoke.
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Making a dream come true.
That's what this Danville man did when he opened his own record company.
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ANCHOR=Kimberly

Wx ad lib
Clear skies and cool temperatures make up tonight's forecast.
But starting tomorrow-- clouds and rain will dominate the weather picture for most of the week.
Southerly winds will bring in moisture and much warmer weather-- Highs could reach the 60's by mid- week.
I'll have the complete outlook for the work week-- you'll want to stay with us. MUSIC UP FULL
COMM#1


Massing-Colors


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11P
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#96-8
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The Massing of Colors is a military pageant in honor of veterans and the country they served.
The Roanoke Chapter of the Military Order of The World Wars sponsored the ceremony this afternoon.
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60 color guards from all over southwest Virginia marched in full uniform and carried flags.
Organizers say the colorful ceremony is a way of honoring fallen soldiers and teaching children about patriotism.
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IN Q=our children don't

((GLENN HAMMOND/AIR FORCE RESERVES: OUR CHILDREN DON'T GET ENOUGH OF IT IN SCHOOL AND THOSE OF US THAT HAVE SERVED HAVE TO MAKE SOME CONNECTION WITH THE KIDS OF TODAY ABOUT WHAT'S GOING ON, HISTORY, WORLD WAR TWO.))
SUPER=01-Glenn Hammond/Air Force Reserves;
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OUT Q=history World War II
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VO-NAT


Veterans say ceremonies such as this, are also an important way to support our troops in Bosnia.
More than five hundred veterans and their families attended the 11th annual Massing of the Colors.
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Record-Company


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE# 95-115
GRAPHIC=None


If you can't get a record deal, why not form your OWN record company?
That's what Danville's Tracy Holland did... Southside musicians are singing his praise.
Teresa Hamilton has the story.
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IN Q=Starts with singing
SUPER=03-Danville; :00
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OUT Q=News 7, Danville.

((
start with music of G-Rugged;
runs=:05


For Greg Link, or G- Rugged, as he's known in the business, the formation of Red Eye Records is a dream come true. take nat sound
runs=:05


Thanks to the company, Link has already recorded his first single, "Be Yourself".
Now, armed with tapes, CD's and records, he hopes big name producers will be more likely to sit up and take notice.
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IN Q=I tried to get

((GREG LINK/VOCALIST: I TRIED TO GET WITH OTHER LABELS BEFORE AND I HAD TROUBLE, BECAUSE I WAS MENTIONING I WAS FROM DANVILLE, VIRGINIA, I WASN'T GETTING A GOOD RESPONSE. ))
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((TRACY HOLLAND/RED EYE RECORDS PRESIDENT: I FEEL LIKE A LOT OF PEOPLE NATIONWIDE-- WORLD WIDE THEY DON'T KNOW THERE'S TALENT HERE. ))
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OUT Q=there's talent here.


Tracy Holland is President of Red Eye Records.
He says for too long, Southside Virginia has been getting the deaf ear from the music industry.
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SOT
IN Q=What I'm

((WHAT I'M BASICALLY DOING IS TRYING TO OPEN UP A WINDOW FOR ENTERTAINMENT HERE AND FOR ENTERTAINERS HERE, SO WE'RE BASICALLY TRYING TO GET TALENT NOTICED OUTSIDE OF DANVILLE AND VIRGINIA. ))
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In addition to Greg Link, he's also signed two other performing groups.
Tapes, CD's and records for Marcus Miller's group "Total Control" should be available in two months. take nat sound
runs=:05


"Black Shade" is the most recent group to sign. take sound
runs=:05


The performers don't have to travel far to record their work.
Dan- Sing Studio in Danville is equipped with everything they need. Teresa Hamilton, News 7.))


Business-Review


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#=BIZ
GRAPHIC=BUSINESS REVIEW


Two Roanoke running events are on their last legs,
and rural areas will be able to get on the internet without paying long-distance charges.
Len Besthoff recaps the week's top economic stories in southwest and central Virginia with the News-7 Business Review.
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(( Nat Sot
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The corporate sponsors of the two largest running events in Roanoke are pulling out.
Shenandoah Life and First Union each made the decision for separate reasons; First Union now plans to sponsor a youth soccer tournament.
Both the Roanoke and Lynchburg areas continue to hover near full employment...in December both areas had a three-point-seven-percent jobless rate.
Communities with the lowest unemployment figures include Lexington and Bedford; Covington, and Patrick County were among the highest.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission chief says her group can help save jobs at places like Babcock and Wilcox despite defense cuts.
On tour at the Campbell County facility, Shirley Jackson said the N-R-C can help by speeding up the process of reviewing new nuclear projects.
The Citizens Telephone Cooperative in Floyd is the latest company offering an Internet connection service.
But this one is to rural residents in Carroll, Craig, Floyd, Franklin, Giles, Montgomery, Patrick, Pulaski, and Roanoke counties.
Shenandoah Life Insurance says last year it produced record profits of nine-million-dollars.
People attending the Roanoke company's annual meeting also learned that THIS year it will continue with a major modernization plan, and hire 70 new agents to sell its individual policies.
Checking the Dow Jones Industrial Average for the week, it rose 38-points, closing at 5503-point-32.
Len Besthoff, with the News-7 Business Review. Nat Sot
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)) wipe/wipe/wipe

ITT


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TAPE# net; edit 96-11
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./File Tape;


Also this week, I-T-T Night Vision in Roanoke County learned late Friday it has won a 239-million-dollar contract to supply night vision equipment to the U-S Army.
I-T-T Night Vision beat out the Litton Corporation, its only domestic competitor.
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MUSIC ON TAPE
ANCHOR=Ron
SS=none


Coming up later in the newscast,
Who says skiing is a sport for the young?
Not these two whippersnappers, who can show you a thing or two on the slopes.
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VO-NAT


And,
Tomorrow is the first day of the Chinese New Year.
We'll take a look at a celebration here in Roanoke.
Stay tuned.
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MUSIC UP FULL
COMM#2


Feedback/2/18


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#Feedback
GRAPHIC=Education


The controversy over tuition grants for students at for-profit schools was one of the topics in our viewer mail this week.
SS=Feedback


Here's assignment editor Joe McKean, with News-7's Feedback.
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IN Q=A viewer from Vinton
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((A viewer from Vinton sent us a letter saying: "I am a student at National Business College and writing in response to the segment...regarding eligibility of students at National Business College for the Tuition Assistance Grant
(TAG). I was surprised to hear Dr. Harry Nickens, President of the College of

Health Sciences, speak against giving TAG to students attending National. Dr. Nickens' interest in not wanting me and my fellow students to receive TAG is strange, particularly since his college charges more tuition than National, and I see that he still wants the state to give him $1 million just to keep his college afloat. Maybe he should pay more attention to running his college and stay out of our business."
We also heard from a younger viewer from Vinton about our Mornin' program.
"I am very pleased with your morning broadcast. It is very interesting. You combine news, weather, sports and community spirit in one program which equals a good quality program. I am always interested in what is happening around town, so your program is the "Must Watch" for me."
Send your comments about our news coverage or topics in the news to News-7 Feedback, P.O. Box 7, Roanoke, 24022-0007.
The fax number here at News-7 is 540-343-7269.
And for E-mail, the address is wdbj7@teleweb.com.
Joe McKean, News-7.))


Senior-Skiers


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=spr
TAPE# 96-13
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With old age comes experience.
If so, Don and Joyce Borrmann are are two of the most experienced ski instructors in the country.
Scott Prince has the story.
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IN Q=People get curious
SUPER=03-Pocahontas Co., WV; :07
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((
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((DON BORRMANN/73-YEAR-OLD SKI INSTRUCTOR: PEOPLE GET CURIOUS ABOUT YOUR AGE BECAUSE THEY RECOGNIZE YOU'RE A LITTLE OLDER. SO WE'RE OFTEN ASKED ABOUT THAT. ))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=asked about that


Meet Don Borrmann and his wife Joyce-- both in their seventies.
And since they retired ten years ago... it's been all downhill.
They're ski instructors at Snowshoe Silvercreek-- the ONLY teaching duo ready to embark on their golden anniversary.
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SOT 14:17:00
IN Q=Age doesn't have

((JOYCE BORRMANN/72-YEAR-OLD SKI INSTRUCTOR: AGE DOESN'T HAVE TOO MUCH TO DO WITH IT. THE WAY THE SKIS WORK NOW AND THE WAY WE TEACH AND EVERYTHING, IT'S REALLY PRETTY EASY. AND ONCE YOU TRY IT, YOU'RE ADDICTED.)) BUTT BUTT BUTT
SOT 14:10:02

((DON BORRMANN: WHEN YOU'RE ALL HOOKED UP WITH SKI GEAR, YOUR AGE IS CONCEALED A LITTLE BIT BECAUSE NOT TOO MUCH OF YOUR FACE SHOWS))
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OUT Q=face shows


But their love for the sport does. Nat- sound
RUNS=:03


So much in fact that Joyce has been honored as one of the top ski instructors in the nation.
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SOT 14:14:58
IN Q=Every student is a challenge

((JOYCE BORRMANN: EVERY STUDENT IS A CHALLENGE AND THAT'S WHAT MAKES IT FUN. IF IT WAS ALL THE SAME IT WOULD GET RATHER BORING, BUT SKIING IS NEVER BORING. )) BUTT BUTT BUTT
SOT 14:18:21

((I GET CABIN FEVER IN THE SPRING WHEN I HAVE TO GO INDOORS AFTER THE WINTER. I CAN'T STAND IT. I WANT TO BE OUTSIDE AGAIN.))
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OUT Q=outside again


These senior skiers are living proof that age is a state of mind.
And they have no plans to pack it in.
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SOT 14:11:08
IN Q=It's been such

((DON BORRMANN: IT'S BEEN SUCH A HEALTHY EXISTENCE FOR US THAT WE JUST LOVE BEING OUTDOORS ALL WINTER LONG.))
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IN Q=And we hope

((JOYCE BORRMANN: AND WE HOPE TO KEEP IT UP FOR QUITE A WHILE YET. (LAUGH)))
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Scott Prince, News 7, Pocahontas County, West Virginia.))

S-ODAC


ANCHOR=roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=twe
TAPE#-BB96-1
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Bridgewater and Roanoke have been ranked third and fourth respectively in the South Region. And they will meet tomorrow night in the ODAC championship game.
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SUPER=03-Salem/Maroons vs. Tigers;


Paige Moir's club dug itself a hole early on and fell behind by as many as 11.
Alex Robbins knocks down the jumper to get the Tigers going in the first half.
Roanoke stayed close with plays like this one from forward John Maher, and the Maroons led by 1 at the break.
In the second half, Hampden-Sydney went on a run of its own. Nate Schwab goes to work inside for 2 of his 32.
But this Jason Bishop triple ties
SUPER=33-Roanoke/=77/Hampden-Sydney=73;things up and Roanoke advances 77 to

73.
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IN Q="Late in the...

((PAGE MOIR/ROANOKE HEAD COACH: ))
SUPER=01-Paige Moir/Roanoke Head Coach;
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OUT Q=...job done."
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem/Eagles vs. Yellow Jackets;


In the other semifinal, Bridgewater took on Randoplh Macon. Jerod Hoover makes the nice move and scores in the lane.
Then watch Mike LaGuardia slash
SUPER=33-Bridgewater/=72/Randolph-Macon/=68;into the middle for the bucket

but Bridgewater wins it 72 to 68.
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S-Hokies


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#S6-1
GRAPHIC=Tech Hoops


Top Ranked UMass was to much for Virginia Tech yesterday beating the Hokies 74 to 58 at Cassell Coliseum.
Steve Mason has a few post game notes.
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IN Q=first audio
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Yesterday; :00
SUPER=01-John Calipari/Massachusetts Coach; :20
SUPER=01-Bill Foster/Virginia Tech Coach; :41
SUPER=01-Travis Jackson/Virginia Tech Center; :54
SUPER=@Steve1 1:22
SUPER=01-Damon Watlington/Virginia Tech Guard; 1:40
RUNS=2:01
OUT Q=...News 7 sports"
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((Marcus Camby scored 31 points in 32 minutes; which is about a point a minute. But according to his coach; there were plenty of other, unnoticed reasons why the Minutemen left Blacksburg still undefeated.
For starters; Dana Dingle played perhaps his best defense of the season; holding Tech's Ace Custis to 7 points. ((JOHN CALIPARI:))
Unnoticed factor number two. Sure ,no one stopped Camby... But, Tech's inside tandem of Travis Jackson and Keefe Mathews were held to a combined 5 points in 39 minutes. ((BILL FORSTER:)) ((TRAVIS JACKSON:))
Travis, don't be so hard on yourself; After all, earlier this season, Camby scored 32 points against Kentucky; the nations number 2 team. But to Foster; there is a way to become giant killers. ((FOSTER:)) ((STEVE MASON:)) ((CALIPARI:)) ((DAMON WATLINGTON::))
The Hokies must now defend against living in the past. Thursday; they must move on to play the A-10 West Division's worst team in La Salle. Steve Mason, News 7 sports"))
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S-Bulls


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


Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen combined for 84 points as the Chicago Bulls beat Indiana 110 to 102.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Indianapolis, IN/NBC SPORTS; :


Dennis Rodman showing off his latest hair do Rodman had 23 boards in the game.
Indiana works the floor going back door to Reggie Miller for the layup and two of his 24 points.
But watch Jordan glide to the hoop along the baseline for the jam and two of his game high 44 points.
Then Pippen turns this steal into SUPER=32-Chicago/110/Indiana/102;an

easy layup. Pippen added 40 points as the Bulls improve to 46 and 5 with the 8 point win.
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S-Hornets


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S5-26
GRAPHIC=Hornets Logo


The Charlotte Hornets reached the 500 mark today with a 122 to 99 home win over Milwaukee.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC/NBC SPORTS; :


Muggsy Bogues on the bench at the start of the game.
Glen Rice drives to the hoop and makes the nice move for a layup to tie the game at 16. Rice scored 32.
The Bucks answered at the other end Terry Cummings getting out on the break for the slam and a one point lead.
But watch Dell Curry throw the no SUPER=32-Charlotte/122/Milwaukee/=99;

look pass to Larry Johnson for two of his 29 points as Charlotte beats Milwaukee 122 to 99.
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S-Scores


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S5-27
GRAPHIC=NONE
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-East Rutherford, NJ/SPORTSCHANNEL; :


The New Jersey Devils scored three times in the third period to shutout the Washington Capitals this afternoon.
For the score and others from the N-H-L and N-B-A lets check the boards.
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CHRYON MOTION
IN Q=FIRST SCORE
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OUT Q=....PITTSBURGH."
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Sports Tease


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


And coming up, A playoff decided the winner at the P-G-A's Hawaiin Open Jack Nicklaus wins on the Senior Tour.
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VO-NAT ENG#


And its Dale Jarrett taking the checkered flag in front of Dale Earnhardt in the Daytona 500.
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S-Daytona


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#R-31
GRAPHIC=Speedweeks 96


Same old story for Dale Earnhardt at Daytona. In a repeat of the 1993 race Dale Jarrett holds off Earnhardt to win the Daytona 500.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Daytona Beach, FL/CBS SPORTS; :


Earnhardt, who has never won the 500, started on the pole but dropped back in the field however he was the leader after six laps.
Defending Winston cup Champion Jeff Gordan got hit in the rear on lap 11 and he hit the wall causing a chain of wrecks that included Rick Mast and Steve Grissom and several others Gordon went to the garage for repairs.
Then some bad luck for Ernie Irvan he too got tapped in the rear and hit the wall in turn four on lap 29 ending his chances of taking the checkered flag.
The fastest car on the track was the Kelloggs Chevrolet of Terry Labonte and he would lead the race before having some type of engine problems.
Defending champ Sterling Marlin was running a strong third but he broke something in his motor ending his chance for a three peat.
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IN Q="Well it was

((STERLING MARLIN/DEFENDING DAYTONA 500 CHAMPION: ))
SUPER=01-Sterling Marlin/Defending Daytona 500 Champion; :
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OUT Q=.......BROKE ON US."
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VO-NAT (CONT)


John Andretti had a strong car and he would lead the race for 23 laps but on a pit stop his tire changer failed to tighten the right rear lug nuts he went a lap down and trying to make it up he got lose and hit the wall head on ending his day.
The race turned into a shootout between Jarrett and Earnhardt and Jarrett had the stronger car blocking every Earnhardt move to win the Daytona 500.
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IN Q="After the

((DALE JARRETT/DAYTONA 500 WINNER: )) ((DALE EARNHARDT/FINISHED SECOND: ))
SUPER=01-Dale Jarrett/Daytona 500 Winner; :00
SUPER=01-Dale Earnhardt/Finished Second; :13
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=......you can do."
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ANCHOR=Roy
SS=Hold Logo


Ken Schrader finished third, Mark Martin fourth and Jeff Burton fifth.

S-Golf


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S5-28
GRAPHIC=PGA Logo


Jim Furyk birdied the third extra hole to beat Brad Faxon and win the P-G-A's Hawaiian Open.
The two finished tied at 277 11 under par.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Lutz, FL/ESPN; :


On the Senior Tour, Jack Nicklaus shot a final round four under par 67 to win the Seniors Suncoast Classic.
Nicklaus started the day five shots back but finished the event at 211 2 under par. It's his ninth win on the Seniors Tour.
J.C. Snead finished second.
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NEW-YEAR


ANCHOR=RON
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=PEV
TAPE# 96-3
GRAPHIC=NONE


Tomorrow marks the first day of the New Year, the CHINESE New Year that is,
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;

and people in South Roanoke came out to celebrate this evening.
Tonight, more than 130 folks turned out for a full course Chinese Meal and an evening of authentic entertainment.
Pearl Fu, the chief organizer, says the event is designed to educate, entertain, and raise money for Roanoke's Sister City, Lijiang (lee-ghiong), China.
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(( ))
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ANCHOR=Ron
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respect and kindness. This year falls under the sign of the Rat, which in China is a sign of