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1-News-Head

ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#
GRAPHIC=


Next on News Seven, tension is in the air as lawmakers try to finalize a budget in record time.
And the chairman of the state G-O-P is suing...he wants non-republican voters out of the booths.

Sports-Head


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=NONE


In sports, Georgia Tech and Wake Forest will play for the A-C-C championship and the high school state playoffs pick up again tonight.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Kimberly
SS=None


Eleven days 'til Spring-- but you'd never know it.
Bitter cold air made last night one for the record books-- and tonight looks much the same.
A very chilly forecast is on the way.
open
SUPER=#D-50; NEWS-7 AT SIX BANNER
SUPER=@Ron1;
SUPER=@Roy1;
SUPER=@Kimberly1;
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XGR


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE# 96
GRAPHIC=Session '96


Several major budget issues are still in flux tonight at Virginia's General Assembly.
At midnight, the 19-96 session goes into the political equivalent of overtime.
But finally, the headliner debate over abortion seems to have been put to rest.
Ellen Qualls has the story.
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SOT
IN Q=The 11th hour
SUPER=03-Richmond; :00
SUPER=01-Sen. Russ Potts/(R) Winchester; :07
SUPER=01-Sen. Joe Gartlan/(D) Fairfax; :20
SUPER=01-Robin DeJarnette/Family Foundation; :28
SUPER=@Ellen1; :48
SUPER=@Goode; 1:04
SUPER=@Cranwell; 1:21
RUNS=1:38
OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.


(( The 11th hour effort by Governor George Allen to get a parental notification bill out of the Senate failed.
SOT 12:43:15

((SEN. RUSS POTTS/(R) WINCHESTER: AND I'M HERE TO TELL YOU AS SURE AS GOD IS IN HIS HEAVEN THIS DAY WILL COME WHEN THIS BODY WILL VOTE THAT ISSUE OUT OF HERE BECAUSE THE PEOPLE SAY THIS IS WHAT THEY WANT.))
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sot 12:54:15

((SEN. JOE GARTLAN/(D) FAIRFAX: I HAVE NOT SEEN THE ABUSE OF GUBERNATORIAL POWER IN THE LAST 25 YEARS LIKE IT'S BEING ABUSED HERE. EVER BEFORE.))
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SOT 03:08:44

((I DON'T THINK THAT THIS WAS A MISUSE OF THE GOVERNOR'S POWER WHEN HE'S CLEARLY REPRESENTING THE OVERWHELMING...SO WE'RE VERY DISAPPOINTED IN THE DECISION. ))
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Even more disappointing for many was the waiting game caused by the continued stalemate over the budget.
sot neil tape 10:54:50 rubber chicken


Lawmakers did what they could to pass the time.

sot 04:41:51 deboer with star trek ship friday tape one
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SOT 04:59:21

(( The budget conference committee is still fighting over major issues tonight, including state worker pay, borrowing money for capital projects, and money for academic testing projects in the schools.))
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Rocky Mount's Virgil Goode is the only Southside or Southwest Virginia budget negotiator.
SOT SATURDAY ONE 43:51

((SEN. VIRGIL GOODE/D-ROCKY MOUNT: HIGHER ED HAS GOTTEN MORE AS THE BUDGET PROCESSES WENT ALONG, AND SO HAS PUBLIC ED. SO I THINK THE COMMONWEALTH AS A WHOLE HAS BEEN INTERESTED IN EDUCATION AND I THINK THAT'S GOOD FOR THE STATE. IT'S ALSO BEEN A FOCUS ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.))
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sot 04:51:55

((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D-VINTON: THE MOST IMPORTANT THING FOR EVERYBODY TO REMEMBER IS WE'RE GONNA GET THIS DONE IN A LOT LESS TIME THAN THE U.S. CONGRESS TAKES TO AGONIZE OVER SIMPLE ISSUES.))
runs=:09


Work at the Capitol tends to fill the time allowed... but that time runs out at midnight.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

Judicial-Appointments


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=Session 96


The appointment of judges has been a sticking point for the General Assembly this year -- now that Republicans have enough seats in the Senate to demand a say in the process.
One of those contested appointments is the empty seat of retiring Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judge William Thomas of Pulaski.
Lawmakers could NOT agree on one candidate -- throwing the decision to the circuit judges.
Thomas's court district serves the area stretching from Grayson to Giles County.

Muldoon


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-15
GRAPHIC=Campaign 96


Giles County native Patrick Muldoon says he's ready to take on Congressman Rick Boucher.
Today Muldoon was the first Republican to announce he's seeking the G-O-P nomination for the ninth district congressional seat.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Giles Co.;


Born, raised and schooled in Giles County, he says he's in touch with the voters of his district.
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SOT 12:41:38
IN Q=i look to

((PATRIC MULDOON/GOP NOMINEE CANDIDATE: I LOOK TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. BUT ALSO JUST THE GENERAL NATURE OF OUR GOVERNMENT. WE HAVE A GOVERNMENT THAT SEEKS TO DRIVE GOD AND PRAYER OUT OF OUR SCHOOLS. WE HAVE GRADUATIONS AND FOOTBALL GAMES WITHOUT INVOCATIONS JUST BECAUSE OF THE RISK OF BEING SUED. WE NEED TO RETURN TO A MORAL BASIS.))
SUPER=01-Patrick Muldoon/GOP Nominee Candidate;
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=moral basis
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VO-NAT


Ninth district Republicans will decide on a candidate in May.
SUPER=@File;


Their nominee will take on 14- year- Democratic incumbent Rick Boucher.
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Primary


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=Republican Party


Virginia's Republican primary is in the courts.
The chairman of the state G-O-P and a Republican lamaker are suing over a law that allows any registered voter to participate in primary elections.
The suit asks a federal judge to strike down a state law that allows Democrats and independents to participate in the G-O-P primary.
By the way, Republican Senator John Warner meets challenger James Miller in the June primary.
Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Ron
SS=NONE


Coming up on News-7,
Radford Community Hospital Officials hope the Radford Arsenal will say "no sweat" to a proposed makeover of the arsenal's old gym.
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VO-NAT


And,
Virginia's Explore Park is getting a facelift.
Kimberly?
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ANCHOR=Kimberly

Wx ad lib
Well Ron, we'd like to see a lift in these temperatures-- but I don't see it happening for a while.
Strong northwesterly winds kept wind chills not much above zero.
This latest blast of arctic air set some new record lows last night--
And tonight looks like another one for the electric blanket.
A bitter cold weekend-- we'll tell you when things'll warm up-- stay tuned. MUSIC UP FULL
COMM#1


Grucci


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-23
GRAPHIC=NONE


It's a bombshell deal for the Radford Arsenal.
A world famous fireworks company known for its huge displays is hoping to light a fire of economic growth in the New River Valley.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Fairlawn;


Last Night Fireworks by Grucci put the finishing touches on a deal which expands its' operations in the Radford Army Ammunition Plant.
Since 19-92 Congressman Rick Boucher has worked to bring companies to the Arsenal that would produce products for the commercial market.
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SOT 7:00:59
IN Q=The congressman and

((FELIX GRUCCI/GRUCCI INC. C.E.O.: THE CONGRESSMAN AND HIS INCENTIVES AND FORESIGHT AND UNDERSTANDING HELPED CONVERT WHAT IS NOW KNOWN THE PEACE DIVIDEND INTO COMMERCIAL ENTERPRISES SO WE CAN HAVE A GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE SECTOR WORKING TOGETHER.))
SUPER=01-Felix Grucci/Grucci Inc. C.E.O.;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=working together.
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VO-NAT 95-57 (arsenal)
SUPER=04-August;


Last year Alliant Tech Systems relocated to the Arsenal.
When that plant opens in December it will produce gunpowder for shotgun shells.
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SOT 7:28:47
IN Q=These will be

((CONGRESSMAN RICK BOUCHER: THESE WILL BE BUT THE FIRST OF MANY COMPANIES THAT WILL COME TO THE RADFORD ARSENAL EMPLOYEE SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA RESIDENTS AND PRODUCING COMMERCIAL ORIENTED PRODUCTS.))
SUPER=@Boucher;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=oriented products.
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VO-NAT


Grucci will employee 25 to 50 people to start.
Companies officials say that number will soon double.
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wipe/wipe/wipe

Wellness-Center


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-
GRAPHIC=None
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Fairlawn/Last Night;


Employees of the two plants AND the general public will have the opportunity to take advantage of a new Wellness Center at the arsenal.
Officials of Radford Community Hospital have been working on the project for the last six months.
The center will be located in the Arsenal's old fitness center.
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SOT 7:24:23
IN Q=They were looking

((JIM WRIGHT/RADFORD COMMUNITY HOSPITAL WELLNESS CENTER: THEY WERE LOOKING FOR A WAY TO REOPEN IT AND MAKE IT MORE AVAILABLE TO THE EMPLOYEES AND WE RAN INTO THEM AT THE TIME AND SAID HOPEFULLY WE'RE YOUR ANSWER.))
SUPER=01-Jim Wright/Radford Community Hospital Wellness;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=your answer.
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VO-NAT


Wright says renovations will cost close to 30- thousand dollars.
He's hoping to finalize the deal within days.
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SOT 7:23:10
IN Q=We're going to

((JIM WRIGHT/RADFORD COMMUNITY HOSPITAL WELLNESS CENTER: WE'RE GOING TO OPERATE AS A WELLNESS CENTER. WE'RE GOING TO DO COMPREHENSIVE FITNESS PROGRAMS, INDIVIDUALLY PRESCRIBED EXERCISES, AND AEROBIC CLASSES. WE'LL CONTINUE TO RUN WHAT THEY HAD AT ONE TIME, LEAGUES AND YOUTH ACTIVITIES. WE'LL SELL FAMILY MEMBERSHIPS.))
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OUT Q=family memberships.
ANCHOR=Ron
SS=Business News


The center should be ready to open in three months.

Explore


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 96-19
GRAPHIC=Explore


Cold weather couldn't stop volunteers and employees from repairing winter damage at Virginia's Explore Park.
The park is bustling with activity this weekend, even though its third season doesn't officially start until next month.
Denise Allen reports.
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SOT
IN Q=nat sound
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :04
SUPER=01-Eddie Goode/Volunteer; :21
SUPER=01-David Laudig/Volunteer; :29
SUPER=01-Chet Simmons/Virginia's Explore Park; :53
SUPER=@DENISE2; 1:06
RUNS=1:35
OUT Q=News 7

((
It looks like a normal day at the park but these aren't visitors they're volunteers.
During the off season these men and woman work two weekends a month, doing general maintenance and building new exhibits.
Explore park officials will tell you these people help keep the park alive.
The volunteers say it's a way to get in touch with their roots. ((EDDIE GOODE/VOLUNTEER: MY FAMILY MOVED TO THIS AREA IN THE MID 17-HUNDREDS SO I'M SURE THEY WERE ABLE TO DO A LOT OF THESE THINGS THEIR SELVES.)) ((DAVID LAUDIG/VOLUNTEER: IT WAS A HARD LIFE. IT'S NO SURPRISE PEOPLE DIDN'T LIVE QUITE AS LONG AS WE DID CAUSE IT WAS SUCH A CHALLENGE TO SURVIVE DAY TO DAY.)) ((bang. bang. WORK IT AND PULL IT. OKAY.))
Visitors to the park will see an improved Native American Area.
And the construction taking place today is part of the park's new exhibits in the pioneer area. ((CHET SIMMONS/VIRGINIA'S EXPLORE PARK: WE'LL ALSO HAVE OUR FRONTIER LIFE WITH OUR NEW CABINS, OUR NEW OPEN FACE CABIN. WE'LL BE BUILDING THE ACTUAL CLOSED CABIN SO WE'LL BE ABLE TO SHOW WHAT IT IS REALLY LIKE.))
Officials say the Mountain Union Church should be finished by summer.
They also say the Brugh Tavern and the Parkway Spur should completed by the summer of '97.
They're hoping these new additions will transform the park from an attraction into a destination. ((THEY WILL ENTER THE PARK AND SEE THE FIRST THINGS THEY WILL SEE IN THE EXPLORE PARK WHICH WILL BE OUR WELCOME CENTER AND THE BRUGH TAVERN. IT WILL GIVE THEM THE FEEL OF ACTUALLY HAVING ARRIVED SOMEWHERE.))
The park will re-open for its third season April 6th.
Denise Allen News 7.))
Tease#2

MUSIC ON TAPE
ANCHOR=Ron
SS=none


Coming up,
An organization that helps others- needs more volunteers.
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VO-NAT


And,
This boating trip wasn't just to soak up the sights, it was to learn about lake biology.
Stay tuned.
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MUSIC UP FULL
COMM#2


Lake-water


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=bmy
TAPE# 96-24
GRAPHIC=None


Students from the Roanoke Valley Governor's school have been conducting water quality analysis of Smith Mountain Lake this week.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;


The students are part of the Aquatic Eco-Systems class at the Governor's school.
Ferrum College Professors supervised the collection of the water samples on the lake.
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10 29 20 00 - 10 29 32 00
SOT
IN Q=I'm really happy they allow

((CAROLYN THOMAS/FERRUM COLLEGE PROFESSOR: I'M REALLY HAPPY THEY ALLOW STUDENTS TO EXPERIENCE THE FIELD, TOO MUCH LEARNING ABOUT SCIENCE GOES ON IN THE CLASSROOM, BUT THERE ARE NOT ENOUGH CHANCES TO GO OUT IN THE FIELD. ))
SUPER=01-Carolyn Thomas/Ferrum College Professor;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=in the field.
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VO-NAT


All the students participating are concentrating on science and technology subjects.
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11 05 20 00 - 11 05 32 00
SOT
IN Q=I plan

(( MARGARET-HUNTER TURNER/STUDENT: I PLAN TO GO INTO SCHOOL FOR MARINE BIOLOGY. I CAME TO LEARN ABOUT AND I COME TO THE LAKE OFTEN IT'S GOOD TO SEE WHAT THE WATER IS REALLY LIKE THAT WE SWIM IN.
ELAINE SAPP/STUDENT: IT'S LIKE IN A LOCAL AREA. IT'S A HUGE WATER RESERVOIR AND IT WILL JUST BE NEAT TO KNOW WHAT EXACTLY IS THE WATER, WHAT ARE ITS COMPONENTS. ))
SUPER=01-Margaret-Hunter Turner/Student; :00
SUPER=01-Elaine Sapp/Student; :14
RUNS=:21
OUT Q=its components.
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VO-NAT


Students conducted the chemical and biological analysis in a lab they set up right on shore.
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Trust


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=tho
TAPE# 96-7
GRAPHIC=None


HELP is needed for a Roanoke organization -- an organization that was built by HELPING hands.
Our intern reporter Tracey Hoffman has more on a house that can be called home -- for a night.
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SOT
IN Q=Trust was originally
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :02
SUPER=01-Judy Reed/TRUST Volunteer; :19
SUPER=01-Janice Dinkins/TRUST Executive Director; :44
SUPER=19-Tracey Hoffman; 1:02
RUNS=1:33
OUT Q=Hoffman. News, 7

(( Trust was originally started in 19-70 by a group of Hollins College students to battle the drug issue in Roanoke.
The volunteers working at Trust come to the organization for a number of different reasons--but they all come with the same goal--to help people.
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SOT 13:25:25-13:25:39
IN Q=I guess because

((JUDY REED/TRUST VOLUNTEER; I GUESS BECAUSE I LIKE TO COMMUNICATE WITH PEOPLE AND UM, UH, TALK TO THEM ABOUT WHATEVER'S HAPPENING IN THEIR LIFE. AND UM, IT'S BEEN REAL GOOD FOR ME.))
RUNS=:14



OUT Q=good for me.


This local organization opens its doors to anyone in a crisis situation and in need of a place to stay for the night.
This includes families and minors.
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SOT 13:34:30-13:34:41
IN Q=We are available

((JANICE DINKINS/TRUST EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR; WE ARE AVAILABLE FOR ANYONE AND IT DOESN'T MATTER WHO YOU ARE. AND IT DOESN'T--YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE POOR, YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE RICH. YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE ANYTHING--YOU JUST HAVE TO PICK UP THE PHONE AND CALL. AND WE'RE ANONYMOUS AND CONFIDENTIAL.))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=anonymous and confidential.


A living room and kitchen is provided for the clients as well as sleeping quarters.
Volunteers are trained in listening skills, counseling, and giving referrals. Standup bridge
Trust has been helping people here in the Roanoke Valley for years, but now they need help.
They need volunteers.
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SOT 13:33:55-13:34:05
IN Q=We need volunteers

((JANICE DINKINS/TRUST EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR; WE NEED PEOPLE FOR EVERYTHING. WE NEED PEOPLE TO VOLUNTEER. OF COURSE WE NEED FUNDING AND WE NEED CLIENTS. WE NEED PEOPLE TO KNOW WE'RE OUT THERE.))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q= we're out there.


TRUST has made and will continue to make it's call for support--support that is greatly needed in order to keep the old house on the corner of 4th and Elm Avenue--a light at the end of the tunnel for many people.
Tracey Hoffman, News 7.))

Smoke-Detectors


ANCHOR=Ron
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE# 96-17
GRAPHIC=Fire Safety


Installing smoke detectors is an essential part of fire safety.
But making sure they work properly is just as important.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


John Ferguson installs burglar alarms and fire detection systems.
He says changing the battery is not enough to insure that a smoke detector will work properly.
Regular cleaning, and occasional testing with artificial smoke are also important.
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SOT
IN Q=Dust is going

((JOHN FERGUSON: DUST IS GOING TO BE ACCUMULATED INSIDE OF THE SMOKE DETECTOR JUST IN THE AIR PASSING THROUGH IT. THAT CAN INCREASE OR DECREASE THE SENSITIVITY SO MAY BE IT WON'T SEE SOMETHING WHEN IT SHOULD, OR MAYBE IT WILL SEE THINGS THAT IT SHOULDN'T. SO PERIODICALLY BLOWING ALL THE DUST THAT IS COLLECTED IN THERE WILL ASSURE THAT IT IS WORKING CORRECTLY. TESTING WITH THE SMOKE ASSURES YOU THAT IT IS ACTUALLY READING PARTICLES BEING PRESENT IN THE AIR. NO MATTER WHAT TYPE OF SMOKE DETECTOR YOU HAVE, THE SMOKE WILL TELL YOU THAT IT REALLY IS WORKING.))
SUPER=01-John Ferguson/Smoke Detector Installer;
RUNS=:32
OUT Q=that it really is working.
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VO-NAT


Smoke detectors should also be placed away from air ducts that could prevent smoke from reaching the devices.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#Tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


Kentucky advances to another S-E-C title game Roanoke College talks about next season.
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VO-NAT ENG#


And Georgia Tech advances to the A-C-C championship game with a win over Maryland.
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S-Jackets


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#BB96-1
GRAPHIC=ACC Logo


The Yellow Jackets of Georgia Tech have advanced to the A-C-C championship game with an 84 to 79 win over Maryland.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Greensboro/Yellow Jackets vs Terps; :


Georgia Tech begin to pull away in the first half with the three. Matt Harpring nails this one to make it 32 to 24.
Moments later the Yellow Jackets go to Stephon Marbury who hits one from three point range to make it 34 to 26.
Maryland's Keith Booth takes it inside for the Terps and scores but Maryland trailed 58 to 48 at the half.
The Terps made a run early in the first half and managed to cut the lead to six points.
But the Yellow Jackets answered SUPER=33-Georgia
Tech/=84/Maryland/=79;with a run near the end of the second half to win the

game 84 to 79.
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S-Wake


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#BB96-2
GRAPHIC=ACC Logo


Georgia Tech will play defending champion Wake Forest in tomorrow's championship game.
The Demon Deacons beat Clemson 68 to 60.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Greensboro, NC/Tigers vs Demon Deacons; :


Wake was clicking on all cylinders this afternoon Jerry Braswell pulls up and nails a three pointer and Wake led 23 to 14.
Then the Ball goes inside to Tim SUPER=33-Wake Forest/=68/Clemson/=60;

Duncan. He takes the drop step and spins into the basket for the slam and the Demon Deacons beat Clemson 68 to 60.
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S-Kentucky


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#BB96-3
GRAPHIC=College Hoops


The Wildcats of Kentucky will play for the S-E-C tournament championship.
This afternoon the Wildcats beat Arkansas 95 to 75.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-New Orleans, LA/PRIME NETWORK; :


Razorback coach Nolan Richardson watching the action.
He has to like this Darnell Robinson out on the break for the slam dunk to tie the score at 7 to 7.
But the Wildcats opened it up Antonie Walker knocks down the jumper off the glass Kentucky led by four.
And When Tony Delk pulled up and SUPER=33-Kentucky/=95/Arkansas/=75;hit

this jumper Kentucky led by 11 and the wildcats win it 95 to 75.
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S-Maroons


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S5-28
GRAPHIC=Roanoke college


The season ended for Roanoke College last night the Maroon losing to Illinois Wesleyan 116 to 88 in the South Midwest Sectionals at the Bast Center.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Salem/Last Night; :


The Maroons fell behind 64 to 18 to the titans and trailed 70 to 23 at the half.
Roanoke showed signs of a comeback but the hole was too deep Roanoke losing 116 to 88.
But the bright side of the story is the Maroons lose only one player from this years squad.
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SOT
IN Q="it's so

((STEVE CAMARA/SENIOR CENTER: IT'S SO DISAPPOINTING, BUT THIS TEAM IS JUST AN EXTENSION OF NEXT YEAR, THEY'VE GOT TO MOVE ON, AND SHOW WHAT THEY'VE GOT. FOR THE MOST PART IT'S THE SAME TEAM NEXT YEAR.)) ((PAGE MOIR/ROANOKE HEAD COACH: I THINK YOU GOTTA GO BACK A COUPLE OF WEEKS AGO AND THINK ABOUT THE ODAC CHAMPIONSHIP AND THE FUN OF THE FIRST TWO ROUNDS OF THE NCAA AND THIS TEAM HAD A GREAT YEAR, WE WON OUR LAST, I DON'T KNOW. I LOST COUNT, DIDN'T WANT TO COUNT, 10-12 IN A ROW. WE'VE GOT EVRYONE BACK. ))
SUPER=01-Steve Camara/Senior Center; :00
SUPER=01-Page Moir/Roanoke Head Coach; :13
RUNS=:32
OUT Q=..everyone back."
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ANCHOR=Roy
SS=Division III


Illinois Wesleyan and Washington University will play for the tournament championship tonight at the Bast Center.

S-South


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Big South


The Lady Highlanders of Radford will go for their seventh straight Big South Tournament Title.
Radford has made it to the finals 10 straight times and tonight's opponent will be Winthrop, which upset top seed UNC-Greensboro in yesterday's semi final action.
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S-High


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Tourney time


The High School basketball tournaments pick up and several locations across the state tonight.
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Page...
The Pulaski County girls are at Mount Vernon High school in Alexandria taking on James Madison from the Northern Region.
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Page...
William Fleming takes on J.E.B. Stuart at the same location 20 minutes after the girls.
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Page...
Undefeated G.W. of Danville will play Wakefield tonight at Heritage High school in Lynchburg.
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Page...
And Northside meets Virginia High at Gate city in Group Two A action.
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S-Atlanta


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Atlanta Speedway


South Boston's Jeff Burton failed to make the field for tomorrows PUrolator 500 at the Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Burton, who was second in Winston Cup Points, qualified 40-th today but under NASCAR rules the fastest 38 qualifiers make the race.
Derrike Cope led today's second round of qualifying to complete the field so lets check the final 19 cars.
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CHRYON MOTION
IN Q=DERRIKE COPE
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=....RANDY MACDONALD."
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S-Express


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Roanoke Express


The Roanoke Express returns to the hardwater tonight for a game against South Carolina.
Last night The Charlotte Checkers beat the Express in a shootout 3 to 2 ending Roanokes home win streak. (-------------) Face-off tonight at the Roundhouse is 7:30.