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ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
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Here's what's next:
Some serious prison time for a health professional, the end of a political career- -by choice.
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VO-NAT


Some retail moves in Radford, Blacksburg and Christiansburg... where the stores are going and where to park it coming up on NEWS 7 at SIX.
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Sports-Head


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


Tonight in sports, Roanoke gets ready for a big challenge in the Sweet 16.
Jeff Burton talks about his fast start on the 96 Winston Cup campaign.
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And Frank Beamer takes a bow at Roanoke City Council's meeting this afternoon.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
SS=None


The region is in for a warm up. And if you toss in a few showers...you've got the forecast.

Nowlin


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=Keith
TAPE#96-11
GRAPHIC=James Nowlin


He admitted his guilt, turned in his license, publicly apologized to the victim's family.
Nevertheless, James Gary Nowlin will spend the next four and a half years in prison.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


Nowlin was a certified occupational therapist.
Last year a surveillance camera caught him in the act- -molesting a young woman who'd been incapacitated by an auto accident.
He claimed it was an isolated incident.
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IN Q=And I think

((AND I THINK IT'S TOO HIGH OF A COINCIDENCE TO BELIEVE THAT ON THE FIRST DAY THAT THIS TAPE IS ROLLING THAT HE GOES IN THERE FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME AND ABUSES HER IN THE MANNER THAT WE SAW ON THE TAPE.))
SUPER=01-Alice Ekirch/Prosecutor
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OUT Q=on the tape

* * * KEITH ON ENG * * *
The tape shows the sexual abuse was repeated- -five times in the space of 25 minutes.
HIS lawyer says Nowlin was such a deeply compassionate person that he crossed the line of appropriate behavior in his attempts to help the woman.
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SOT 12:53:50
IN Q=and I think

((AND I THINK HE JUST FELT CLOSER TO HER THAN WHAT HE SHOULD HAVE BEEN. THAT'S HOW IT GOT STARTED, I BELIEVE. THAT'S WHAT THE RECORD INDICATES ))
SUPER=01-Tony Anderson/Nowlin's Attorney
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OUT Q=record indicates.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file


Judge Clifford Weckstein said society has to protect those who cannot protect themselves.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=James Nowlin


Though the sentencing guidelines called for NO time, the judge said he found "incarceration absolutely necessary" in this case.

Bowles


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-13
GRAPHIC=Elizabeth Bowles


Elizabeth Bowles says she will NOT run for re- election to Roanoke city council.
And Mac McCadden may be preparing to make the same announcement.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


A Republican, Bowles was first elected to city council in 1976. She's the only woman to have served as vice- mayor.
Bowles says it's time to give others with fresh ideas a chance to serve, but she says it was a difficult decision.
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SOT 10:34:16
IN Q=It's a very emotional one

((ELIZABETH BOWLES/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL: IT'S A VERY EMOTIONAL ONE. IT WAS NOT EASY BY ANY MEANS, BECAUSE I HAVE LOVED SERVING. IT'S WITH A LITTLE BIT OF SADNESS AND YET WITH A GREAT DEAL OF RELIEF. I DON'T MIND SAYING SO, I'M GOING TO BE 75 YEARS OLD, AND IT'S TIME FOR ME TO RETIRE. ))
SUPER=@Bowles;
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=it's time for me to retire.
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VO-NAT


Mac McCadden has also hinted that he will not run for re- election.
He's expected to announce his plans tomorrow.
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City-County


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-8
GRAPHIC=None


Cooperation between Roanoke City and Roanoke County now appears to be moving forward on several fronts.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Today, City Council and the Board of Supervisors approved a cooperative agreement involving their police departments.
Teams of city and county employees are also studying others areas where the governments could share services and save money.
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IN Q=I would say

((DAVID BOWERS/ROANOKE MAYOR: I WOULD SAY THE LIST OF ITEMS ON COOPERATION HAS GROWN FROM THIS SIZE LIST TO THIS SIZE LIST.)) ((BOB JOHNSON/SUPERVISORS CHAIRMAN:GREAT STRIDES AND I THINK THE END BENEFICIARY WILL BE THE TAXPAYERS, BECAUSE WE ARE GOING TO SEE IN MY OPINION SOME SIGNIFICANT COST SAVINGS BY WORKING TOGETHER.))
SUPER=@Bowers; :00
SUPER=@Johnson; :08
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=by working together.
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=None


The areas of possible cooperation now under discussion include garbage collection, radio communications, and health insurance for government employees.

XGR


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-15
GRAPHIC=Session 96


It ain't over til it's over.
But today's deadline for committee action in the Virginia General Assembly means the end of the road for a number of bills -- both controversial and mundane.
DOUBLE BOX=Keith and Ellen/Microwave


Ellen Qualls is at the State Capitol with the highlights.
LIVE=Ellen Full/State Microwave;
SUPER=@Ellen1;
SUPER=05-Richmond;


Keith, the committees make and break bills and legislative careers every year here in Richmond.
But one bill that refuses to die this year, with its best chance ever for success, is parental notification for minor abortions.
Its supporters rolled out the friendliest version they could today in the unfriendly Senate Education and Health Committee -- joking at one point that they'd allow a telephone pole to be notified if it would get the bill to the Senate floor.
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IN Q=As far as
SUPER=@Newman; :00
SUPER=01-Sen. Janet Howell/(D) Reston; :23
SUPER=01-Sen. Dick Saslaw/(D) Springfield; :33
SUPER=01-Sen. Warren Barry/(R) Fairfax; :48
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((SEN. STEVE NEWMAN: AS FAR AS I GO...OPEN DEBATE.))
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((SEN. JANET HOWELL: IF WE LET...OF WOMEN.))
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((SEN. DICK SASLAW: YOU KNOW IT AND I KNOW IT. IT IS MEN WHO COME DOWN HERE YEAR AFTER YEAR. ...ACROSS AMERICA.))
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SOT TAPE TWO 16:32:30

((SEN. WARREN BARRY: SENATOR SASLAW IS WELL AWARE THAT THIS COMMITTEE WAS STACKED...PRO-CHOICE.))
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LIVE=Ellen Full/State Microwave
SUPER=05-Richmond;


Senator Barry is a supporter of parental notification, but also abortion rights.
He's telling the anti-abortion forces though that he will work again, as chairman of Education and Health, to send the bill to the anti- abortion Courts committee.
Either way, expect it somewhere on the Senate floor this week.


((Q&A=So how can bills that died or were put off in committees today be

revived?
For those issues that lawmakers really care about, extensive strategic planning is going on to attach amendments to germane, and sometimes not so germane bills that can still be considered on the chamber floors in the next few days.
And of course, the Governor has his shot at amending these bills when the lawmakers go home.))
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE


Still to come on News 7 at Six--a five year old murder case finally comes to trial in Pittsylvania County.
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VO-NAT


while a ground breaking signals a Head Start for pre-schoolers. The project is literally rising out of the ashes--we'll explain.
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Martin


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-7
GRAPHIC=Thomas Martin


By many accounts, Thomas Martin and Paul Deshazo were friendly acquaintances.
So it didn't seem unusual for Deshazo to help out when Martin's car ran out of gas along a Pittsylvania County road.
But Deshazo never came home that night.
Teresa Hamilton reports, five years later-- prosecutors believe they've got enough evidence to convict his killer.
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IN Q= Thomas Alvin Martin
SUPER=03-Chatham/October 10; :00
SUPER=@Teresa1; :12
SUPER=01-Brian Marshall/Prosecution Witness; :26 (quick)
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OUT Q=Hamilton, News 7.

(( Thomas Alvis Martin was in a South Carolina prison serving time on a fire arms charge when he was brought back to Virginia, last fall.
Pittsylvania County authorities in October charged the 42- year old with murder. take stand up
The evidence against Martin dates back to September 7th, 1990.
It was then Paul Nathaniel Deshazo's white Corvette was found torched on State Road 869, near Brosville.
Deshazo was nowhere to be found. end su
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IN Q=The car

((BRIAN MARSHALL/PROSECUTION WITNESS: THE CAR WAS PRETTY MUCH GONE AS FAR AS THE BODY WAS CONCERNED. ))
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OUT Q=was concerned.


It would take six days before authorities found Deshazo's body lying some 40- feet from the road.
Deshazo's girlfriend, Nancy Parker Cooper, testified the last time she saw her boyfriend alive he was with Thomas Martin on his way to the gas station.
In opening statements, prosector David Grimes said he'd provide a witness who'd testify Martin confessed to Deshazo's murder.
Defense attorney's, however, say Martin is innocent.
Deshazo, in their words, was a drug dealer who was possibly killed by someone interested in drugs and money.
The trial is scheduled for three days.
Teresa Hamilton, News 7.))

Head-Start


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=bmy
TAPE#96-14
GRAPHIC=TAP


A new Head Start Center for Total Action Against Poverty will soon be rising where the original building burned in Roanoke.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/December 23, 1989;

video on tape 89-97
Just days before Christmas in 1989, a massive fire gutted the center for TAP.
The 70-thousand square foot building was destroyed.
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


This morning Congressman Bob Goodlatte and TAP officials broke ground for a new building.
This is an 850- thousand dollar project funded through state grants and a Loan from First Virginia.
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IN Q=Not only will it mean

((TED EDLICH/TAP PRESIDENT: NOT ONLY WILL IT MEAN TEN CLASSES FOR 120 CHILDREN, BUT THIS IS THE RESTORATION OF THAT BUILDING THAT BURNED AND SO IT'S SYMBOLIC LIKE THE PHOENIX RISING FROM THE ASHES. ))
SUPER=01-Ted Edlich/TAP President;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=from the ashes.
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VO-NAT


Head Start currently serves 660 children in the Roanoke area. The program helps develop the youngsters' social and learning skills before they start school.
The new building will provide space needed to expand the program. It is scheduled to be complete August 15th.
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Falwell


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-17
GRAPHIC=Bob Dole


Heading into a crucial week of primaries, Senator Bob Dole has the edge in the race for the Republican presidential nomination.
SS=Pat Buchanan


But to defeat President Clinton, the GOP has to stop beating up on itself, particularly candidate Pat Buchanan.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


That's the opinion of the Reverend Jerry Falwell, who says Buchanan has unfairly born the brunt of attacks from his fellow Republicans.
Falwell says the party will need the Buchanan vote to win in November.
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SOT 20:16:04
IN Q=The political

((REV. JERRY FALWELL/LIBERTY UNIVERSITY CHANCELLOR: THE POLITICAL DIFFERENCES SHOULD NOT BE USED BY REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES TO CALL HIM BAD NAMES, IT WILL SIMPLY MEAN BILL CLINTON WILL SPEND ANOTHER FOUR YEARS IN THE WHITE HOUSE AND THAT WOULD BE A DISASTER.))
SUPER=01-Rev. Jerry Falwell/Liberty University Chancellor; :00
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=be a disaster.
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VO-NAT


Falwell says the party's ardent pro- life faction could abandon the GOP if their views aren't represented on the national ticket.
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Talent=Keith
SS=Jerry Falwell


He adds he'll support whoever wins the Republican nomination.

Grand-Heironimus


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-5
GRAPHIC=None


Grand Piano and Furniture Company is joining the stores moving in droves to the New River Valley's retail center in Christiansburg.
But two downtown districts may face empty storefronts as a result.
Tracy Altizer reports.
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IN Q=Grand Piano was the last
SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00
SUPER=03-Radford :09 QUICK
SUPER=03-Christiansburg; :13
SUPER=01-Arnold Saari/Blacksburg Downtown Merchants Assoc.; :31
SUPER=@Tracy2; 1:11
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OUT Q=Altizer, News 7.

(( Grand Piano was the last major retailer doing business in Blacksburg.
It's been a vital downtown anchor.
But Grand is closing its Blacksburg and Radford stores, consolidating its New River Valley business into the Heironimus building in Christiansburg.
In Radford, Grand's lease is up.
But in Blacksburg, the company says a difficult building layout and an even tougher parking problem led to the decision to close there.
Blacksburg merchants fear until the town has a parking garage, that's a problem that won't go away.
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SOT 13:37:51

((ARNOLD SAARI/BLACKSBURG DOWNTOWN MERCHANTS ASSOC.: THE TOWN DOES MAKE SOME GOOD ATTEMPTS TO PURCHASE PROPERTY AND MAKE LOTS SPREAD AROUND, BUT THAT'S ALL STOP-GAP. WE NEED A PARKING RAMP. ))
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Saari says the parking situation will make it hard to attract another large retailer to fill the 25 thousand- square foot space Grand currently leases.
He'd like to see the building divided to accommodate a number of merchants.
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SOT 13:37:00

((WELL IT WOULD GIVE VARIETY AND IT WOULD BE EASIER FOR A BUSINESS PERSON TO AFFORD CERTAIN SQUARE FOOTAGE RATHER THAN A WHOLE BUILDING LIKE THAT. SO I THINK TO HAVE SEVERAL STORES IN THERE, A MIN-MALL OR WHATEVER YOU WANT TO CALL IT, WOULD BE BENEFICIAL. ))
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In Radford, Main Street director Bud Jeffries would rather see another large retailer move in.
Grand expects to open in Christiansburg this summer. No one from Heironimus was available to comment on that store's closing. Tracy Altizer, News 7.))

Stocks


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


Stocks closed sharply higher on Wall Street today. The Dow was up 63 and a half points.
NASDAQ dropped one and a quarter points.
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Bath-Jail


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#96-12
GRAPHIC=Regional Jail


Are local jails a thing of the past? The state senate is considering a measure which would close most rural jails in favor of larger regional jails.
But Ron Jones reports officials in Bath County are concerned such a move would mean layoffs and confusion.
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IN Q=Some state lawmakers
SUPER=03-Bath Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Tommy Black/Bath Co. Sheriff; :20
SUPER=@Ron1; :33
SUPER=01-Doug Hirsh/Bath Co. Supervisor; :45
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OUT Q=Ron Jones, News Seven.


((Some state lawmakers say a jail such as this one is NOT cost effective.
They contend there are not enough inmates to support its existence and they are threatening to reduce funding.
Sheriff Tommy Black says his department was blind- sided by this latest proposal.
SOT 11:17:37

((TOMMY BLACK/BATH CO. SHERIFF: THE LEGISLATION THAT'S BEING PROPOSED RIGHT NOW... IF THAT GOES INTO AFFECT I WOULD BASICALLY LOOSE FIVE CORRECTION OFFICERS. SO THAT WOULD BE ONE THIRD OF MY MANPOWER BASICALLY DOWN THE DRAIN.))
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STAND UP
SOT 11:58:14

((STATE LEGISLATORS SAY THEY WANT TO CLOSE SMALL JAILS LIKE THIS ONE AND COMBINE THEM INTO REGIONAL JAILS. BUT OFFICIALS HERE SAY THEY DON'T KNOW HOW THEY ARE GOING TO DO THAT... SINCE THEY'RE NOT GOING TO FUND REGIONAL JAILS EITHER.))
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SOT 11:33:36

((DOUG HIRSH/BATH CO. SUPERVISOR: ON ONE HAND THEY'RE SAYING TO GO TO A REGIONAL JAIL CONCEPT. BUT ON THE OTHER HAND THERE ARE NO FUNDS AVAILABLE WHEN THEY HAVE FINANCED OTHER REGIONAL JAIL PROJECTS. BUT SOMEHOW THE SENATE DIDN'T THINK IT THROUGH.))
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Both Sheriff Black and Supervisor Hirsh agree it would be cost effective to combine local jails into one... but they say THEY want to work it out...and not leave it up to Richmond.
SOT 11:20:15

((THE FOLKS DOWN IN RICHMOND, WE HOPE, ARE GOING TO COME THROUGH FOR US AND GIVE US SOME TIME,. LET US RESTRUCTURE, REORGANIZE, AND I THINK IT MAY BECOME A REALITY THAT WILL HAPPEN.))
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EDITOR: JAILER SHUTTING DOOR
And officials fear unless Richmond compromises... the door will be shut... on the careers of many deputies.
Ron Jones, News Seven.))

Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#SPORTS TEASE
GRAPHIC=NONE


Coming up tonight in sports, Roanoke gets ready for the Sweet 16.
Beamer picks up at honor at Council chambers today.
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And Steve Mason talks with the hottest Jeff on the Winston Cup circuit, and it's not Gordon.
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S-Roanoke


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=BB96-3
GRAPHIC=D-III NCAA Hoops Tourney


Roanoke has the week to get ready for this Friday's night "Sweet 16" showdown with Illinois Wesleyan.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Salem; :00


Roanoke is preparing for a team that held the nation's number 1 ranking in mid February and whose front three players are all over 6'6".
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((PAGE MOIR/ROANOKE HEAD COACH:))
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While the student body is off on spring break the community has come out for an average two game attendance of around 14 hundred.
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IN Q="The revenue...
SUPER=01-Scott Allison/Roanoke Athletic Director; :00
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S-NCAA


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#bb96-4
GRAPHIC=COLONIAL


Four more college hoop teams will earn automatic berths in the NCAA Division one tournament tonight.
The Colonial champ will be crowned in Richmond as VCU takes on UNC-Wilmington.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Greensboro, NC/Southern Conference Final; :00


Last night cinderella got an invitation to the big dance, as upstart Western Carolina knocked off regular season champ Davidson 69-TO-60.
The victory by the Catamounts puts them in the NCAA tournament.
It also produced a flood of emotions from first year head coach Phil Hopkins, who many of you remember as an assistant to Joe Davis when both were at Radford University.
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S-Burton


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=R-31
GRAPHIC=Pontiac Excitement 400


Jeff Gordon shook the monkey off his back yesterday to win his first race of the season.
He pocketed over 92 thousand dollars while taking the checkered flag in the Pontiac Excitement 400 at Richmond. But Steve Mason says another Jeff has been making the most noise so far in 96.
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SUPER=03-Jeff Burton/1994 Winston Cup Rookie of the Year; :17
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OUT Q=....Mike"
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((Mike. Gordon might have won yesterday's race, but Jeff Burton is the new hot story as far as young drivers are concerned.
He has finished 5th, 13th and 4th in the three races so far this season. All that adds up to second place in the current Winston Cup points standings. ((JEFF BURTON:))
Burton and his Exide Ford team have been the top bread winner for the three Jack Roush racing teams. Mark Martin is 7th in the points race while Ted MusGrave is 8th. But Burton has been the most consistent. ((:))
Burton credits his early season success to both his first year team's ability to gel quickly and remembering his roots. ((:)) Mike, Buddy Parrott; Burton's crew chief, also has a lot to be proud of. His team is second din the points while his son todd's Quality Care Ford team is currently leading the points race. Both teams are in their first year. Mike.))
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S-Beamer


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-4
GRAPHIC=roanoke city


Roanoke City council took time out of its busy bi-weekly meeting this afternoon to honor Virginia Tech's football team.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00

Mayor David Bowers and council had tried to host Frank Beamer in chambers before but one of the many snowfalls we've had this winter got in the way.
The head coach made it today, and he was quick to point out Tech's need for support from the Valley.
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((FRANK BEAMER/VA. TECH HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Va. Tech Head Coach; :00
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OUT Q=...REALLY SPECIAL."
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ANCHOR=Keith
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Another suicide bombing today in Israel-- killing at least 13 and injuring more than 100 others.
That brings the total to four bombings in nine days.
Double Boxes=Keith and Jean/Newsroom


Jean Jadhon joins us in the newsroom with more on that.
TALENT=JEAN
SUPER=@Jean1;


Keith, the local Jewish community is also affected by the terrorist attacks.
Tonight we'll have an interview with a Roanoke Rabbi-- who is pessimistic about the future of peace talks.
We'll also speak with others who have some thoughts on what the U-S response should be.
Double Boxes=Keith and Jean/Newsroom


Be sure to join us for that story tonight on News 7 at 11.