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1-News-Head

ANCHOR=Keith

Coming up on NEWS 7 at SIX:
I think you'll want to hear the debate in the state Senate over abortion- -and parental notification... some strident rhetoric from all corners.
And a bomb goes off in a local high school- -a typical school-kid prank or enough to warrant charges and expulsion?

Sports-Head


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


Tonight in sports, Roy Stanley reports from Greensboro as the Cavaliers get set for could be their final wake up call of the season.
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VO-NAT eng#


And Steve Mason checks in with Bill Foster as the Hokies prepare to battle Rhode Island tonight at 7.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
SS=None


Ready or not... another blast of cold air is here. Some folks in western Virginia will see snow showers. Details ahead.

Parental-Notification


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-3
GRAPHIC=Abortion


Seventeen years of abortion battles in Virginia's General Assembly -- and finally a victory for abortion foes.
Parental notification has cleared its biggest hurdle, and is expected to become law in Virginia.
Ellen Qualls reports.
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SUPER=03-Richmond; :00
SUPER=@Trumbo; :12
SUPER=01-Sen. Dick Saslaw/(D) Fairfax; :25
SUPER=01-Sen. Bill Bolling/(R) Hanover; :35
SUPER=01-Karen Raschke/Planned Parenthood of Va.; :41
SUPER=01-Anne Kincaid/Governor's Spokeswoman; 1:15
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OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.



An amendment to a NOT very closely related bill got through a parliamentary tangle and onto the Senate floor in a 20 to 19 vote.
The 40th Senator who did NOT vote said he didn't sleep well the night before.
sot 01:58:19

((SEN. BO TRUMBO/R-BOTETOURT CO.: AND I'D GOTTEN TO THE POINT WHERE POLITICS WAS STARTING TO OVERRULE THE SUBSTANCE OF THE GERMANENESS QUESTION. AND I SAID I'M NOT GONNA PLAY THIS GAME.))
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Trumbo took a walk down the hall for that vote, but was back for the final 25 to 15 vote.
sot 11:56:27

((SEN. DICK SASLAW: SPARE ME THE ARGUMENT THAT I'M PRO-CHOICE BUT. IF YOU WERE PRO-CHOICE BUT, YOU WOULD HAVE TAKEN SOME OF THESE AMENDMENTS THAT THESE WOMEN OFFERED UP OVER HERE.))
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SOT 12:15:28

((SEN. BILL BOLLING/R-HANOVER: THIS ISN'T A GUY THING. I THINK THERE ARE A LOT OF PEOPLE IN VIRGINIA WHO THINK THAT PARENTS SHOULD BE INVOLVED.))
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sot 46:46

((KAREN RASCHKE/PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF VA.: I BELIEVE THERE ARE TWO CLASSES OF PEOPLE WHO SUPPORT THIS BILL. AND THERE'S ONE CLASS OF PEOPLE I RESPECT. THEY HONESTLY BELIEVE THAT A BILL REQUIRING CHILDREN TO NOTIFY PARENTS WILL ACTUALLY CAUSE IT TO HAPPEN. ALL THE EXPERIENCE FROM OTHER STATES -- ALL THE EXPERIENCE -- ALL THE EXPERIENCE FROM OTHER STATES PROVES THAT DOESN'T HAPPEN. WE KNOW FOR A FACT THAT DOESN'T HAPPEN. NO STATE HAS REPORTED -- NO STATE HAS REPORTED GOOD RESULTS.))
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The other class Raschke refers to is the Christian right -- that would like to outlaw abortions.
But they say requiring parental consent is NOT the next step in Virginia.
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((ANNE KINCAID/GOVERNOR'S SPOKESWOMAN: I DON'T THINK SO. I THINK WE'RE VERY HAPPY TO SEE THE RESULTS IN OTHER STATES. THERE ARE OVER 30 STATES THAT HAVE PUT FORTH SIMILAR LEGISLATION TO THIS. THEY'VE HAD GOOD RESULTS OF SEEING THE FAMILIES MORE INTACT. AND REALLY EXCELLENT CONSEQUENCES FROM THIS LEGISLATION.))
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((THE GOVERNOR'S OFFICE IS EXCITED. SO EXCITED IN FACT THAT AS SOON AS THE VOTE WENT DOWN IN THE SENATE, A STAFF MEMBER ACCIDENTALLY HIT THE PANIC BUTTON, SUMMONING A HORDE OF CAPITOL POLICE TO THE THIRD FLOOR. NO INTRUDER. JUST A BIG LEGISLATIVE VICTORY. ELLEN QUALLS, NEWS 7, RICHMOND. ))
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Halifax-Murder


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-10
GRAPHIC=Shooting


Authorities say a domestic dispute apparently led to a fatal shooting last night in Halifax County.
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VO-NAT


26- year old Barry Dwight Thomas, Junior is now charged with first degree murder .
He's accused of shooting 33- year old Anthony Meadows once in the chest with a small caliber pistol.
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It happened around 10- 30 at a trailer home on Route 809- East of Turbeville
(TUR-buh-vul).


Authorities say the suspect's girlfriend lived there.
They believe the victim may have struck the woman.
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IN Q=I don't

((LT. ERNEST POWELL/HALIFAX CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.:I DON'T KNOW EXACTLY WHICH WOMAN WAS HIS GIRLFRIEND, BUT IT WAS TWO WOMEN LIVING AT THE TRAILER, APPARENTLY SOME TYPE OF ALTERCATION BETWEEN THE VICTIM AND ONE OF THE WOMEN OCCURRED AND THE SUSPECT KIND OF TOOK IT UP. ))
SUPER=01-Lt. Ernest Powell/Halifax Co. Sheriff's Dept.; :00
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OUT Q=took it up.
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VO-NAT


Meadows died at the hospital.
Thomas was released today on 25- thousand dollars bond.
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Student-Bomb


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-7
GRAPHIC=None


Two students who detonated a bomb at Floyd County High School may face felony charges.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Floyd;


The students--ages 14 and 15-- were suspended for 10 days following Tuesday's blast inside a boys locker room toilet, which was shattered.
Principal Norman Blanchard is downplaying the incident.
He characterized it as a typical prank, and said the device amounted to little more than a firecracker.
But the blast was enough to send debris flying, and Floyd County Commonwealth's Attorney Gino Williams expects to charge the students with manufacturing an explosive device.
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SOT 12:41:36
IN Q=

((GINO WILLIAMS/FLOYD CO. PROSECUTOR: AND IT'S NOT JUST DAMAGE TO THE PROPERTY, BUT IT'S ALSO THE FACT THAT YOU'RE PUTTING A LOT OF OTHER PEOPLE AT RISK. ANYBODY COULD'VE WALKED INTO THE AREA AND BEEN STRUCK BY FLYING DEBRIS, THINGS LIKE THAT, SO FROM THAT STANDPOINT IT'S VERY SERIOUS. ))
SUPER=01-Gino Williams/Floyd Co. Prosecutor;
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OUT Q=it's very serious.
TALENT=Keith
SS=None


The school superintendent still has to review the incident.
He can recommend the school board extend the students' suspension, or even to expel them.

Crash-Folo


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-11
GRAPHIC=None


The man who led police on a high- speed chase through three counties Tuesday is facing more legal trouble tonight.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Tuesday;


22- year- old Shawn Michael Love was arrested after he crashed into another motorist while fleeing from police on Route 460.
Love began his alleged crime spree in Prince George County where police say he shot his girlfriend several times.
Sayanora McLaughlin remains in critical condition at M-C-V Hospital.
Love is also a suspect in the armed robberies of two central Virginia motels that night.
Lynchburg police have now charged him with the holdup at the Innkeeper Hotel.
And Amherst County prosecutors say they'll seek a direct indictment against Love next month for the robbery of the Super 8 motel in Madison Heights.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE


Still to come on News 7 at Six--some GOOD economic news for Henry County.
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VO-NAT


A California company says it is setting up shop in the area--and the announcement couldn't be better timed.
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SOT 08:06:39
IN Q=The employment
(GREG PARBS/AMERICAN FIBER INDUSTRIES: THE EMPLOYMENT THAT WE BRING TO THE AREA

IS 100 EMPLOYEES BY THE END OF THE YEAR, AND WE'RE TALKIN' TWO SHIFTS. ))
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VO-NAT


After the loss of 500-plus jobs at Sara Lee and Tultex, today's news is a boost for hard-hit Martinsville. We'll have the story.
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Baffour


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-8
GRAPHIC=Radford University


Radford University's internal judicial system has been exonerated by a federal judge.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


Graduate Student Richard Baffour took his case to federal court after a University review board suspended him for violating the school's policy on sexual misconduct.
At the end of a two-hour hearing this afternoon, Judge Sam Wilson cut the lawyers short and delivered a terse ruling from the bench.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=Radford University


He concluded Radford gave Baffour enough notice, provided a meaningful hearing and an unbiased decision.
He said "the federal courts do NOT sit to review disciplinary decisions of public schools and universities" unless there are violations of federal law.
"To proceed further, " Judge Wilson said, "would be an unwarranted intrusion in state matters."

New-Industry


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-13
GRAPHIC=Business News


For two straight days Martinsville and Henry County have been pounded with bad news about job cuts in its textile trade.
But Len Besthoff says it looks as if the area will end the week on a positive note.
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IN Q=A company
SUPER=03-Martinsville; :00 (QUICK)
SUPER=04-Tuesday; :06 (QUICK!)
SUPER=01-Greg Parbs/American Fiber Industries; :24
SUPER=03-Henry Co.; :32 (QUICK!)
SUPER=01-George Adams/Martinsville Mayor; :38
SUPER=@Len1; :45
SUPER=01-Frank Novakowski/Patrick Henry Development Council; :55
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OUT Q=LB, News-7.


(( A company from sunny California beamed some rays of hope on Martinsville and Henry County's gloomy economy...cutbacks earlier this week at Sara Lee and Tultex have left 540 textile workers out of a job.
American Fiber Industries, another textile firm, will convert a Henry County warehouse into a plant that will make pillows it sells to customers such as WalMart and Sears.
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SOT 08:17:28
IN Q=Maybe we're

((GREG PARBS/AMERICAN FIBER INDUSTRIES: MAYBE WE'RE THE ONLY COMPANY IN MARTINSVILLE THAT WILL HAVE NO STRESS INVOLVED WITH IT BECAUSE YOU CAN IMAGINE WITH PILLOWS AND HAVING PILLOW FIGHTS TO REDUCE THAT STRESS.))
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OUT Q=to reduce that stress.


The plant is scheduled to open in July, initially creating 100 jobs.
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SOT 08:05:13
IN Q=They come

((GEORGE ADAMS/MARTINSVILLE MAYOR: THEY COME AT A TIME THAT IS GOING TO BE VERY BENEFICIAL WE FEEL TO THE CITIZENS OF HENRY COUNTY AS WELL AS THE CITY OF MARTINSVILLE.))
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OUT Q=Martinsville.
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SOT 08:27:33
IN Q=Area leaders acknowledge

((Area leaders acknowledge that while this business is basically on offshoot of the textile industry, it does provide a cushion to some of the blow of the Sara Lee cutbacks.))
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OUT Q=Sara Lee cutbacks.
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SOT 08:19:50
IN Q=Beside diversifying

((FRANK NOVAKOWSKI/PATRICK HENRY DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL: BESIDE DIVERSIFYING YOU ALSO HAVE TO LOOK AT WHAT YOUR SKILL SET IS, AND WE HAVE A VERY EXCELLENT CUT AND SEW TEXTILE ORIENTED SKILL SET.))
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OUT Q=skill set.


American Fiber Industries says if its business keeps growing it eventually hopes to have 250 people making its pillows in Henry County.
Pay starts around six-dollars-an-hour.
Len Besthoff, News-7.))

London-Fog


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-16
GRAPHIC=Business News


There's some other good news on the jobs front in Southside Virginia.
Diversified Distributors of Henry County has signed a three year contract to distribute ski apparel for Pacific Trail, a division of London Fog.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Henry Co./File Tape;


Diversified Distributors will use a warehouse Sara Lee Knit Products vacated two years ago.
It will hire 50 or 60 extra people to handle the work.
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Carpal-Tunnel


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-5
GRAPHIC=Carpal Tunnel


Worker's Compensation attorney and House Majority Leader Dick Cranwell is getting serious in his fight for carpal tunnel legislation in Virginia.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Cranwell invited one of the plaintiffs who lost a battle for workers comp in a Virginia Supreme Court decision last week to come meet his fellow lawmakers.
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IN Q=But she's a brave

((BUT SHE'S A BRAVE SOUL BECAUSE SHE WANTED TO COME DOWN HERE TODAY AND THANK YOU ALL AND I THANK YOU FOR WHAT YOU DID. CLAUDIA JEMMOTTE. applause))
SOT 01:19:07

((CLAUDIA JEMMOTTE/CARPAL TUNNEL PATIENT: WHAT THE CORPORATIONS ARE LOOKING AT NOW IS BASICALLY UNLIMITED AWARDS TO CLAIMANTS WHO CAN PROVE THAT THEY'RE INJURY OR DISEASE CAME DIRECTLY FROM THEIR EMPLOYMENT. WHICH I CAN DO. DOCTORS FOR THE COMPANY EVEN SAID IT WAS FROM THE WORK I DID FOR THEM.))
SUPER=@Cranwell;
SUPER=01-Claudia Jemmotte/Carpal Tunnel Patient; :10
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OUT Q=did for them.
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VO-NAT


Jemmotte's appearance may have helped win final approval in the House of Cranwell's emergency legislation to allow compensation for repetitive trauma injuries.
Employer groups oppose the bill.
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Stocks


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


Stocks were generally down most of the day- -though the DOW was UP 12 points at the final bell.
NASDAQ gained a point and a half.
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Church-Robbery


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-9
GRAPHIC=None


Authorities say a thief is hitting a sour note with some local church choirs.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


In the past three weeks, members of three separate choirs have reported stolen wallets and purses... with all of the crimes taking place during rehearsals or services.
The most recent hit was Sunday at the Bonsack United Methodist Church.
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SOT 11:45:54
IN Q=It surprises me

((REV. JOHN ASHLEY/BONSACK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: IT SURPRISES ME A LITTLE. IT'S SHOCKING. IT FEELS LIKE A VIOLATION-- LIKE AN UNEXPECTED OCCURRENCE. ))
SUPER=01-Rev. John Ashley/Bonsack United Methodist Church;
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OUT Q=occurrence
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VO-NAT


Meanwhile police are trying to track down a possible suspect.
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SOT 10:43:53
IN Q=We believe

((TOM KINCAID/ROANOKE COUNTY POLICE: WE BELIEVE THERE COULD BE A BLACK MALE BETWEEN THE AGES OF FORTY- FIVE AND FIFTY THAT COULD BE INVOLVED IN THIS AND DRIVES A SMALL WHITE CAR.))
SUPER=01-Tom Kincaid/Roanoke Co. Police;
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OUT Q=small white car
ANCHOR=keith
SS=None


Kincaid says these types of crimes are all too common.
His best advice is to keep personal items nearby-- no matter where you are.

City-Hall


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#96-6
GRAPHIC=None


City council members in Covington will have to make a tough, controversial decision next week.
Whether to destroy a 90-year-old land mark in the name of progress.
But as Ron Jones reports the structure being considered-- is city hall itself.
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SUPER=03-Covington; :00
SUPER=01-Dennie Stewart/Covington Resident; :20
SUPER=01-Shirley Martin/Covington Resident; :33
SUPER=01-Ann Wright/Business Owner; :50
SUPER=@Ron2; 1:12
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OUT Q=Ron Jones, News Seven.

(( This building was built at the turn of the century.
For 90 years the senior structure has served as a High School and now City Hall.
But according to some citizens a few council members say the building is outdated and does NOT serve the public.
It may have to come down.
A few residents agree... but some aren't quite sure.
SOT 11:55:26

((DENNIE STEWART/COVINGTON RESIDENT: TEAR IT DOWN... BECAUSE MAKE WAY FOR A NEW BUILDING, NEW IDEAS. THE BUILDING IS OLD AND IT TAKES A LOT TO FIX IT UP AND I THINK IT'S TIME FOR A NEW CHANGE.))
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BUTT, BUTT, BUTT
SOT 11:59:57

((SHIRLEY MARTIN/COVINGTON RESIDENT: NO, I'D RATHER SEE IT STAY...BECAUSE I BE 47-YEARS-OLD AND I'VE SEEN IT ALL MY LIFE AND I JUST HATE TO SEE ANYTHING GO DOWN LIKE THAT.))
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However, some business owners believe a new building will be a burden on taxpayers and is a poor decision.
SOT 12:42:44

((ANNE WRIGHT/BUSINESS OWNER: I'M WORRIED ABOUT 70 PARKING SPACES THAT WE WOULD LOOSE IN OUR DOWNTOWN. I THINK THAT'S CRITICAL FOR A DOWNTOWN. PARKING IS WHAT EVERY DOWNTOWN NEEDS. AND THE OTHER IS THAT I'M REALLY WORRIED ABOUT MONEY. FOR 200-THOUSAND WE COULD PUT AN ELEVATOR IN MAKE IT A-D-A ACCESSIBLE AND I DON'T THINK WE NEED TO SPEND A MILLION TWO FOR A NEW BUILDING.))
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Lately City Hall has been the talk of the town... and those views will be expressed during a public hearing next week.
Ron Jones News Seven.

Sports Tease


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


Coming your way tonight, Roy Stanley reports from Greensboro, as UVa prepares for its opening round ACC tussle with Wake.
Steve Mason previews tonight's Tech-Rhode Island game.
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And already today in the A-10, some big names gave filled the stands to watch Temple and the U-Mass minutemen advance to the semi-finals.
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S-Tech


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=BB96-3
GRAPHIC=Atlantic 10


The Virginia Tech Hokies embark on trying to win the Atlantic 10 tournament tonight in Philadelphia. Their task begins at 7 against Rhode Island.
Steve Mason has more on Tech's March Madness motivation.
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((STEVE MASON:)) ((BILL FOSTER:)) ((ACE CUSTIS:)) ((Over the past two seasons, the Hokies posted records that included 20 and 18 wins, yet they were left out of the big dance both times. The fear of not going has motivated Tech. But first, the Hokies want that conference crown. In about a half, Rhode Island will be the first to try and prevent Tech from reaching that goal. In Blacksburg, Steve Mason, News 7 Sports.))
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S-Temple


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#BB96-1
GRAPHIC=A-1O


If Tech wins the Hokies will play Temple. The Owls beat Xavier this afternoon 67-to-50.
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SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA/This Afternoon; :00


Temple Alum Bill Cosby liked the outcome of that game and he stayed courtside for the other A-10 quarterfinal game this afternoon.
U-Mass beat St. Bonaventure 69-to-56 as Carmello Travieso scored a game high 21.
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S-ACC


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#VB96-1
GRAPHIC=ACC


The ACC tournament gets underway tonight @ 7:30 with NC State battling Florida State in the play-in game.
This afternoon the other teams in the event, including UVa worked out in Greensboro.
Roy Stanley has more from the Coliseum.
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SUPER=01-Harold Deane/UVa Guard; :47
SUPER=01-Curtis Staples/UVa Shooting Guard; :59
SUPER=01-Bill Brill/Former Roanoke Times Sports Editor; 1:17
SUPER=@roy1; 1:30
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OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."
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S-Tourney


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=TOURNEY TIME


Already this afternoon U-Conn beat Seton Hall by 21 in the Big East tourney, while Syracuse got beat by Boston College 69-to-61.
And in Conference USA - Louisville swatted back Tulane 98-to-79.

S-South


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=big south


The Big south women's event tipped off at Radford University this afternoon.
Top seeded UNC Greensboro got 12 points from Samantha Ferguson as they crushed Liberty 84-to-40.
Winthrop also beat Coastal this afternoon.
Former Floyd star Leigh Ann Pursifull had 13 points and 6 rebounds.
Radford plays its opening game tonight at 8.

S-VHSL


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=GROUP A


The Group-A state quarterfinals are on tap tonight at the Salem Civic Center - as the Carey-Dome
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PINNACLE BOARD AT --
In just a couple of minutes the Glenvar Highlanders will tip off the doubleheader in their game with JI Burton.
After that Grayson County hits the hardwood to battle the state's top team the Council Cobras.
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Promo
ANCHOR=Keith
(toss to Jean)
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=jda
TAPE#Promo


Tonight's the night tenants and landlords come together in Roanoke to discuss a proposed rental inspection program.
Double Boxes=Keith Jean


Jean Jadhon joins us in the newsroom with more on the community workshop.
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SUPER=@Jean1;


Keith, the city is moving forward with a program to insure rental property meets minimum standards.
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VO-NAT


Officials hope tonight's discussion will help them refine a reasonable and effective plan.
But renters, property owners and neighborhood groups are all raising questions.
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ANCHOR=JEAN
SUPER=@Jean1;


Join us for that story plus all the latest news, weather, and sports tonight on News 7 at 11.

Zoo-choo


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=tho
TAPE#96-14
GRAPHIC=Mill Mountain Zoo


The Zoo-Choo is back!
The Mill Mountain Zoo Train will begins its route again this spring.
The train will go back into operation starting in mid-April and then daily during the summer.
Volunteers will replace rails along the track for the next four Saturdays.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/1994;


The train derailed while carrying passengers in the summer of 19-94. The train that had been circling Mill Mountain since 19-52-- was put out of operation.
Proceeds from the Zoo-Choo will be shared by the Mill Mountain Zoo and the owners of the train--The Roanoke Jaycees.
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