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As G-O-P hopefuls head into the final stretch before tomorrow's New Hampshire primary, polls show a tight race.
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And the search for a drowning victim continues today in Giles County. wx-head
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Stay tuned. News 7 Mornin' is next. Larry-Hello

Drowning


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Giles County rescue authorities will attempt to reach a drowning victim this morning.
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Officials say a young female plunged 40 feet from a bridge over the New River in Pembroke yesterday afternoon.
The body was spotted by a helicopter three-quarters of a mile downstream, lodged on a small island.
Cold temperatures kept State Police divers from retrieving it last night.
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london-bombing


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Scotland Yard confirms it was a BOMB that ripped through a double-decker bus in London last night.
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One person is dead.
Eight others are injured.
There is still no claim of responsibility.
But suspicion has fallen on the Irish Republican Army.
This, since the group broke a 17-month cease-fire on February ninth with a truck bomb in London that killed two and wounded several others.
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TRAIN-INVESTIGATION


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Service resumes this morning on the suburban Washington railroad tracks where a commuter train and an Amtrak train collided Friday killing eleven people.
The National Transportation Safety Board is taking a close look at a warning signal in connection with the crash.
Investigators want to know if the engineer of the commuter train missed a signal that would have slowed him to a safer speed.
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Campaign-96


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With only ONE day to go before the New Hampshire primary, Senator Bob Dole has picked up the endorsement of Phil Gramm.
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The Texas senator held a press conference at the Dole campaign headquarters in Manchester to formally endorse his former rival.
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(( SEN GRAMM-R-TEXAS:I DO NOT BELIEVE... WE ARE NOT GONG TO CHANGE AMERICA. SEN. BOB DOLE/R-PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE:WE SHARE A COMMON OBJECTIVE, WE WANT TO AMKE PART STRONGER WE BLIEVE WE'VE GOT TO BRING CONSERVATIVES TOGETHER. ))
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Meantime, the polls show the race is becoming tighter.
New surveys show... Dole locked in a close contest with conservative commentator Pat Buchanon and former Tennesse governor Lamar Alexander.
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Speaking of campaigns...
Senator Chuck Robb is letting bygones be bygones, and is lending his support to Virgil Goode's congressional campaign.

Robb


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The Rocky Mount Democrat has thrown his hat in the ring 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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((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.))
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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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Robb says he believes Goode reflects the spirit of the fifth district and appeals to a wide variety of voters.

1-Sports


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In sports, Roy Stanley takes a look at the ODAC tournament, plus the latest on the Charlotte Hornets.
Good morning Roy.
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One-Larry


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(Live Interview)



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SUPER=13-Cindy Boggs/Va. Cattle Industry Board;



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2-weather


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BETH AT DESK
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ESS 1 FULL
(WV FORECAST PAGE)
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BETH ON CAMERA BUMP ESS 1 BREAK CLOSED CAPTIONING


General-Assembly


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In Richmond -- lawmakers talked money over the weekend.
General Assembly committees adopted budget amendments that significantly BOOST spending for the state's public universities.
The House panel yesterday voted to spend 445- million dollars MORE than in the last two-year budget on higher education.
The Senate committee is proposing about 421- million dollars MORE than the previous budget.
Also, a House committee recommended a four percent RAISE for state employees in the FIRST year of the new state budget.

BOSNIA


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U-S envoy Richard Holbrooke has helped revive Bosnia's flagging peace process.
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Holbrooke reports a summit of Balkan leaders in Rome has brought pledges to reunify the divided cities of Sarajevo and Mostar.
The leaders apparently also agreed on rules for pursuing war criminals.
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((RICHARD HOLBROOKE:IN ROME WE AVOIDED A CRISIS BY SMOOTHING OUT SOME BUMPS IO THE ROAD...JEOPARDIZE THE DAYTON AGREEMENT.THIS WAS DAYTON'S FIRST REAL TEST, AND I BELIEVE WE PASSED THE TEST. ))
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The summit also yielded agreement for more talks between Serb, Croat and Muslim officials.
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Despite the progress on reunification, hundreds of panicked Serbs have started to flee their parts of the Bosnian capital.
They're supposed to relinquish those areas next weekend.
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Meantime, veterans say a military pageant in Roanoke yesterday showed support for our troops in Bosnia.

Massing-Colors


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The Massing of Colors is sponsored by the Roanoke Chapter of the Military Order of The World Wars.
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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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((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.))
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More than five hundred veterans and their families attended the 11th annual Massing of the Colors.
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Senior-Skiers


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And now on to a couple of veterans of the slopes.
They say with old age comes experience.
If so, Don and Joyce Borrmann are two of the most experienced ski instructors in the country.
Scott Prince has the story.
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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. ))
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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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((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
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((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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So much in fact that Joyce has been honored as one of the top ski instructors in the nation.
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((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
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((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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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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((DON BORRMANN: IT'S BEEN SUCH A HEALTHY EXISTENCE FOR US THAT WE JUST LOVE BEING OUTDOORS ALL WINTER LONG.))
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((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.))

2-scores


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In the N-B-A --
Glen Rice scored 32 points and Larry Johnson netted 29 as Charlotte drilled Milwaukee 122-to-99.
Let's take a look at the scoreboards.
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SUPER=96-Washington/108/Minnesota/=96//San Antonio/=93/Houston/=79;
SUPER=96-Seattle/118/Vancouver/109//Denver/117/Boston/=93;
SUPER=96-Atlanta/=93/Portland/=90;



SUPER=103-New Jersey/==3/Washington/==0//Detroit/==3/Toronto/==2;
SUPER=103-Chicago/==4/Edmonton/==1//Florida/==6/Dallas/==4;
SUPER=103-St. Louis/==3/Winnipeg/==0//Pittsburgh/==4/NY Rangers/==3;


Two-Larry


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(Roll cue:) From pickups to street rods, this car owner is ready for the MDA

Car Show.
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Here's a look at today's top stories.
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On this president's day the G-O-P presidential candidates have one more chance to campaign before tomorrow's crucial primary in New Hampshire.
Bob Dole got a boost yesterday when senator Phil Gramm endorsed him.
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Still no claim of responsibility in last night's bomb blast in central London.
Authorities say the explosion ripped through a double-decker bus, killing one person and injuring nine others.
Police suspect the I-R-A.
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An investigation into Friday's deadly train wreck in Maryland continues with the focus on human error.
Today investigators plan to talk to a signal controller on duty when the commuter train and an Amtrak train collided.
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And that's what's making news on this Monday, February 19th.
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Don't go away -- News 7 Mornin' will be right back. Larry-Hello

bombing


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A bomb in central London has killed at least one person and injured eight.
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The bomb exploded last night on a double-decker bus.
Police are blaming the I-R-A, which broke its ceasefire ten days ago by setting off a truck bomb.
A second bomb was defused in London's theater district last week.
The I-R-A says it planted that device.
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AMTRAK-INVESTIGATION


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Federal investigators today plan to interview a signal controller about the fatal train wreck in Maryland that killed eleven people.
They're trying to determine if there was anything wrong with a signal that should have slowed one of the trains to a safer speed.
Testing completed so far shows the train was moving twice as fast as it should have been.
Eleven people died Friday night when a commuter train crashed into an Amtrak outside of Washington D-C.
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Pembroke-Drowning


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This morning, Giles County rescue authorities will attempt to reach a drowning victim.
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Officials say a young female plunged 40 feet from a bridge over the New River in Pembroke yesterday afternoon.
The body was been spotted by a helicopter three-quarters of a mile downstream, lodged on a small island.
Cold temperatures kept State Police divers from retrieving it last night.
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New-Hampshire


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It is the eve BEFORE the nation's FIRST presidential primary and the race appears to be getting TIGHTER.
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Senator Dole is trying to captilize on a new endorsement.
Yesterday, he picked up the support of former rival Texas Senator Phil Gramm, who called him the only Republican who could beat Bill Clinton.
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(( REPORTER:-WOULD YOU CONSIDER HIM AS A RUNNING MATE ?) - DOLE: WE HAVEN'T DISCUSSED THAT BUT I'M VERY PLEASED AND PROUD THAT HE WOULD COME UP HERE ALL THE WAY FROM TEXAS TO BE HERE AT 3 O 'CLOCK ))
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Meantime, new polls show a neck- and neck- race between Dole and commentator Pat Buchanan with former Tennessee Govenor Lamar Alexander a close third.
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Early next month, students at Washington and Lee University will TRY to predict the presidential nominee of the Republican party.

Mock-Convention


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The Mock Convention has a record of uncanny accuracy, and the students are feeling the pressure.
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((JEFF ZEIGER/MEDIA CHAIRMAN: WE'VE GOT SIX IN A ROW RIGHT AND NEVER HAD SEVEN IN A ROW RIGHT IN THE CONVENTION'S PRESTIGIOUS HISTORY, SO THERE IS SOME PRESSURE, BUT I THINK EVERYBODY IS DOING A GOOD JOB AND TAKING IT SERIOUSLY.))
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Every four years, the mock convention predicts the presidential nominee for the party out of power.
In 19-92, that meant Bill Clinton and the Democrats.
But this year, many of the students are looking forward to their return to republican politics.
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((JEFF ZEIGER/MEDIA CHAIRMAN: IT'S A VERY CONSERVATIVE STUDENT BODY AS YOU WELL KNOW AND THEY WON'T NEED TO BE ROLE-PLAYING AS MUCH. THE LAST THREE OR FOUR CONVENTIONS HAVE BEEN DEMOCRATIC AND THEY ALWAYS GET FIRED UP, BUT THIS TIME IT WILL BE A BIT MORE GENUINE.))
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The line-up of speakers may be the strongest in the Mock Convention's history.
This year, the students will hear from House Speaker Newt Gingrich, former Vice President Dan Quayle, former Education Secretary William Bennett, and Republican National Committee Chairman Haley Barbour.

Mardi-Gras


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And while the G-O-P presidential candidates are hoping for a fruitful Tuesday in New Hampshire, folks are gearing up for Fat Tuesday in New Orleans.
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This was the last weekend before Fat Tuesday, and the crowds are gearing up for three days of partying.
The celebrations began February 9th and culminate with Tuesday's "Mardi Gras" celebrations.
Carnival season brings thousands of visitors to New Orleans, as well as hundreds of millions of dollars to the local economy.
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3-Sports


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Time now for sports and highlights of the Daytona 500.
Roy Stanley has the details.
Good morning Roy.
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Birthdays
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Three-Larry


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SUPER=13-Cindy Boggs/Va. Cattle Industry Board;



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Send a self-addressed stamped envelope to:
Va. Cattle Industry Board
P.O. Box 176
Daleville, Va. 24083

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Victim


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Giles County rescue authorities will attempt to reach a drowning victim this morning.
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Officials say a young female plunged 40 feet from a bridge over the New River in Pembroke yesterday afternoon.
The body was spotted by a helicopter three-quarters of a mile downstream, lodged on a small island.
Cold temperatures kept State Police divers from retrieving it last night.
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Lilly


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In other news from the New River Valley --
The accused murderer of a Virginia Tech student is scheduled to be in court this morning.
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Benjamin Lilly is accused of carjacking and then murdering Alexander DeFilippis (DEE-filipis) on December 5th.
He faces a capital murder charge.
Police say Lilly and two other men abducted DeFilippis (DEE-filipis) outside a convenience store, killed him and dumped his body near railroad tracks.
Lilly's brother, Mark Anthony, and Gary Wayne Barker also face charges.
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Lottery


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A computer glitch has caused the Lottery Department to suspend the sale of on-line tickets.
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It happened when the Virginia Lottery tried to put a new game into its system.
Only instant-game, scratch-off tickets were available yesterday.
No tickets were sold for Pick Three, Pick Four, Cash Five and Lotto games.
Technicians at the lottery's data center are working to straighten out the problem and bring the system back up sometime today.
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Child-Support


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Virginia's child-support enforcers will rely on a computer to help find neglectful fathers and mothers by posting their names and descriptions on the World Wide Web.
The state could begin using the Internet to track down those who have not made child support payments in the next few months.

Feedback/2/18


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The controversy over tuition grants for students at for-profit schools was one of the topics in our viewer mail this week.
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Here's assignment editor Joe McKean, with News-7's Feedback.
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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.))


4-scores


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Only nine times in N-B-A history have two players on the same team scored 40 or more points in a game.
The ninth time was yesterday, when Michael Jordan netted 44 and Scottie Pippen threw in 40 for Chicago.
Let's take a look at the scoreboards.
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SUPER=96-Seattle/118/Vancouver/109//Denver/117/Boston/=93;
SUPER=96-Chicago/110/Indiana/102//Charlotte/122/Milwaukee/=99;
SUPER=96-Washington/108/Minnesota/=96//San Antonio/=93/Houston/=79;
SUPER=96-Atlanta/=93/Portland/=90;



SUPER=103-New Jersey/==3/Washington/==0//Detroit/==3/Toronto/==2;
SUPER=103-Chicago/==4/Edmonton/==1//Florida/==6/Dallas/==4;
SUPER=103-St. Louis/==3/Winnipeg/==0//Pittsburgh/==4/NY Rangers/==3;


Holiday


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Before we go --
A reminder that today marks the first day of the New Year, the CHINESE New Year that is,
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and people in South Roanoke came out to celebrate last night.
More than 130 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.
This year falls under the sign of the Rat, which in China is a sign of respect and kindness.
From all of us here at News 7 Mornin' -- Have a Happy New Year!
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