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Up next on News 7 at Five-
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A Deadly fire in lynchburg claims the lives of a man and his neighbor.
What's up with Wall Street after Fridays huge drop?
And the people pick em. We'll have highlights from the people choice awards.
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Wx-Heads
TALENT=Robin
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Well, another night to bundle up as temperatures tumble into the teens. Some warmer weather will arrive before the end of the week.

Medical-heads


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On Health Check-- if your teenager is groggy and grouchy first thing in the morning....it may be science that's to blame.
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Research confirms that teens do in fact have different sleep cycles-- and they may not be getting their rest at the hours when they need it most.
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Fire guts a home in Lynchburg's historic district... and two elderly neighbors become the city's first fire victims in more than two years.
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5-L'burg-Fire


ANCHOR=Jean
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TAPE#596-01
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Good Evening this is NEWS-7 at Five, I'm Jean Jadhon.
SS=fatal fire


The bodies were found in the fire that destroyed a home in the city's historic district this morning.
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SUPER=03-Lynchburg/This Morning;


Heavy smoke and flames were pouring from 2-0-6 "F" Street when firefighters got there just before nine.
Crews knocked the fire down to the point where they could get inside, but it was not in time to save the two elderly victims.
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SOT 1:46:16
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((CMDR. ED JONES/LYNCHBURG FIRE DEPT.: ONE VICTIM WAS FOUND IN THE HALLWAY, APPROXIMATELY TEN TO FIFTEEN FEET INSIDE THE FRONT DOOR, AND THE OTHER VICTIM WAS IN THE FRONT ROOM THAT WAS HEAVILY INVOLVED IN FLAME WHEN WE GOT HERE.))
SUPER=01-Cmdr. Ed Jones/Lynchburg Fire Dept.; :00
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OUT Q=when we got here.
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The owner of the home was 83- year- old Sam Williams. His neighbor was 74- year- old Calvin Floyd.
Authorities say Floyd would check on Williams each morning, and may have been trying to save him from the fire when he was overcome.
The cause of the blaze is under investigation.
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5-Love


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The man who led police on a high speed chase last week may now be charged with murder.
Shawn Michael Love is accused of shooting an ex-girlfriend in Prince George County.
Sayanora McLaughlin died at the Medical College of Virginia yesterday.
Love was originally charged with attempted murder but now police are discussing upgrading the charge to murder.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Week;


Love was arrested last week after a chase ended when he smashed a car into another on Orange Avenue in Roanoke.
Locally, the 22-year old is charged with attempted malicious wounding, reckless driving, and failing to stop for a police car.
The Prince George County Police Department hopes to have a decision on the murder charge by tomorrow.
Love is in the Roanoke City jail without bond.
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5-XGR


ANCHOR=Jean
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It's almost all over.
The longest General Assembly session anyone around Capitol Square can remember is drawing to a close tonight.
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SUPER=03-Richmond;


House Majority Leader Dick Cranwell says his local prevention money for juvenile justice reform is now in the budget and he'll support the package.
But despite the euphoria members have about finally heading home, some still have problems with the budget.
Some Republicans oppose academic testing money being linked to accepting federal Goals 2000 money.
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IN Q=Maybe a point

((DEL. VANCE WILKINS: MAYBE A POINT OF HONOR NOT TO TAKE THAT MONEY BECAUSE IT DID HAVE STRINGS. AND I THINK IT DOES HAVE STRINGS BECAUSE ACTUALLY WHY WOULD THEY HAVE A WAIVER PROVISION IF THERE WEREN'T STRINGS ATTACHED TO GET WAIVERS FROM?))
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((DEL. DICK CRANWELL: ALL THAT THE BUDGET REQUIRES IS THAT THE SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION FILE AND ASK FOR THE MONEY. THE MONEY IS IN WASHINGTON IN THE BANK WAITING FOR THE ASKING. IT'S ABOUT SEVEN OR EIGHT MILLION DOLLARS. THERE ARE NO STRINGS ATTACHED TO IT.))
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TALENT=Jean
SS=HOLD


The Governor's office is claiming an 80- percent success rate for his bills tonight.
A spokesman says Goals 2000 is a moot point, because Congress has eliminated it in future budgets.

5-Stock-Market


ANCHOR=Jean
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If the financial market's plunge left you with the jitters Friday, take heart.
The major indexes that serve barometers for the market did a good job recovering today.
Double Boxes=Jean and Len


Len Besthoff, along with millions of other investors around the world, has kept an eye on the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
So Len, how did it finish?
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len/full
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(questions: Len, are we going to see many more wild swings like this?)



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Straight ahead--on the eve of Super Tuesday are the rumors true that Steve Forbes is dropping out?
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And two U-S aircraft carriers are dispatched to international waters following announcements of war games in Taiwan.
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ANCHOR=Connie


On Health Check-- bringing the caring and compassion of hospice programs to the art world.
We'll meet Lexington photographer Sally Mann, sharing her perspective on hospice care. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean
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Patrick is checking out gear for spring and summer sports.
ANCHOR=Connie


Those tips and more news right after this break. cc sponsor

5-China


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The United States is showing military force in the waters off Taiwan.
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It's sending the carrier Independence and the Nimitz will soon join it.
The move comes after China's conducted missile testing off the Taiwan coast.
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IN Q=

((NICHOLAS BURNS/STATE DEPT. SPOKESMAN: WE VERY MUCH OPPOSE THIS. AS THE SECRETARY SAID YESTERDAY WE BELIEVE IT'S RISKY AND WE BELIEVE IT'S RECKLESS AND WE CERTAINLY WOULD HOPE THAT THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT WOULD END THESE EXERCISES VERY SOON.))
SUPER=01-Nicholas Burns/State Dept. Spokesman; :02
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OUT Q=EXERCISES VERY SOON.
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China considers Taiwan a renegade province and vows to take it back.
SUPER=04-Sunday;


In Taiwan there were more calls for independence- during presidential election rallies over the weekend.
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5-Dole


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Super Tuesday primaries are tomorrow and the top three republican candidates are campaigning hard.
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SUPER=03-Fort Lauderdale, FL;


Front Runner Bob Dole was in Fort Lauderdale-
Florida and Texas are the two states with the most delegates up for grabs.
Dole is calling on the party to unite.
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((SENATOR BOB DOLE/R- PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: IF BOB DOLE HAS A GOOD DAY TMORORW AND WE BELIEVE WE WILL HAVE A GOOD DAY, THEN I WOULD HOPE WE COULD COME TOGETHER AS A PART AND AS A TEAM AND MAKE ONE FUNDAMENTAL DECISION.))
SUPER=01-Sen. Bob Dole/(R) Presidential Candidate;
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OUT Q=one fundamental decision."
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Meanwhile there's talk of Colin Powell as Dole's running mate.
Dole's campaign co-chaimran is New York Senator Alfonse D'Amato.
He says he'll urge Dole to chose Powell if he wins the nomination.
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5-Forbes-Buch


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wipe wipe wipe
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Meanwhile Steve Forbes is reportedly on the outs with Jack Kemp- the man who last endorsed his presidential bid.
That after rumors that Forbes would back out of the race.
Kemp said yesterday he could act as an intermediary between the Forbes and Dole campaign.
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((REPORTER: WHO SPEAKS MR. FORBES, WHO SPEAKS ON BEHALF OF THIS CAMPAIGN? STEVE FORBES: WELL RIGHT NOW IF YOU HAVE A QUESTION YOU CAN ASK ME OR MR. DOW KOHLER. REPORTER: NOBODY ELSE? NOBODY ELSE. PERIOD.))
SUPER=01-Steve Forbes/(R) Presidential Candidate;
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OUT Q=NOBODY ELSE, PERIOD."
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=HOLD


Forbes says he's in the race for the duration.

5-Democrats


ANCHOR=Jean
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Former State Democratic Chairman Mark Warner has formally entered the race for John Warner's U-S Senate seat.
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The millionaire businessman kicked off his campaign at a rally in Richmond with a promise to limit his time in office and contributions to his campaign.
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((MARK WARNER/D- U.S. SENATE CANDIDATE: BECAUSE I BELIEVE PUBLIC OFFICE IS AN HONOR AND NOT A CAREER, IF ELECTED, I WILL LIMIT MY TIME IN OFFICE TO TWO TERMS. BECAUSE I BELEIVE THAT WE NEED TO RESTORE OUR FAITH IN PUBLIC OFFICE HOLDERS I WILL NOT ACCEPT CONTRIBUTIONS FROM SPECIAL INTEREST COMMITTEES.))
SUPER=01-Mark Warner/(D) U.S. Senate Candidate;
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OUT Q=special interest committees.
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Later in Roanoke, Warner's opponent for the democratic nomination, said she isn't impressed by his decision to refuse PAC money.
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IN Q=I'm not running

((LESLIE BYRNE/D- U.S. SENATE CANDIDATE: I'M NOT RUNNING ON THE FACT THAT I'M A MULTI-MILLIONAIRE WANTING TO BE IN THE SENATE. I'M RUNNING ON THE FACT THAT THE SAME THINGS THAT BROUGHT ME INTO POLITICS IN THE FIRST PLACE, WANTING TO MAKE MY COMMUNITY AND FAMILY'S LIVES BETTER IS THE SAME THING THAT KEEPS ME RUNNING FOR THE SENATE.))
SUPER=01-Leslie Byrne/(D) U.S. Senate Candidate;
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OUT Q=running for the Senate.
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Today former congresswoman Leslie Byrne picked up endorsements from two union organizations and The Progressive Democratic Coalition.
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Whether its baseball, soccer, tennis or golf-- you'll need the proper equipment to play your sport.
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SUPER=22-Roanoke Co.;
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stocks bump next

5-PLAY-IT


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Despite setting three record lows in the last three days, warmer weather is really just around the corner, and with it the spring sports season. DOUBLE BOX JEAN/PATRICK
If you're planning to get out and play, you need the right gear, and Patrick Evans has a look at the stuff you'll need to play like a pro.
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SUPER=21-Patrick Evans;
SUPER=22-Roanoke Co.;
SUPER=01-Chick Duus/Play It Again Sports;
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DOUBLE BOX PATRICK/ROBIN
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Stick around for more NEWS-7 at FIVE-- Virginia Tech reacts to its men's N-C-Double-A pairings in tonight's Ticker.
ANCHOR=Connie


And on Health Check--
The latest research into the sleep habits of teenagers.
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It has some wondering why the school-day has to start so early.
Science is proving that teens do have different sleep cycles.
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((WE HAVE BASICALLY A FARM SCHEDULE FOR SCHOOLS, FROM THE 19TH CENTURY, WE HAVEN'T EVEN MOVED INTO THE 20TH CENTURY, YET ALONE THE 21ST CENTURY. ))
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5-Teens-Sleep


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If it seems your teenager is always sleeping, there's still a possibility they're not getting ENOUGH sleep.
Research is now showing as children approach adulthood, their bodies go through a significant change in sleep habits.
It can even have a major impact on both learning and well-being.
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IN Q=I don't think they're
SUPER=01-Georgia Duncan/Parent; :02 quick
SUPER=01-Dr. Mark Mahowald/Minnesota Sleep Disorder Center; :13
SUPER=01-Dr. Mary Carksadon/Brown University; :54
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((GEORGIA DUNCAN/PARENT: I DON'T THINK THEY'RE LYING, I DON'T THINK THEY'RE LAZY, I THINK THEY CAN'T GET UP. ))
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What parents have known intuitively is now being confirmed by science-- teenagers have a biological need to sleep longer and later than younger children and adults.
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((DR. MARK MAHOWALD/DIRECTOR, MINNESOTA SLEEP DISORDER CENTER: ALMOST ALL

NORMAL ADULTS AND STUDENTS ARE SLEEP DEPRIVED. AND THE WAY TO TELL IF YOU ARE SLEEP DEPRIVED IS TO ASK YOURSELF IF YOU NEED AN ALARM TO GET UP IN THE MORNING YOU ARE SLEEP DEPRIVED.))
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In Minnesota, some parents are starting to question WHY they're sending

their teenagers off to school at a time that new research seems to indicate is the equivalent of a teen's middle of the night.
Now the Minnesota Senate is investigating the problems of the state's

sleep-deprived teenagers.
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((DR. MARK MAHOWALD/ MINNESOTA SLEEP DISORDER CENTER: HAVING A CHILD GET UP AT

5:30 OR SIX IN THE MORNING MAY BE IN THE MIDDLE OF THAT ADOLESCENT'S SLEEP PERIOD, IT WOULD BE LIKE YOU AND ME GETTING UP AND TRYING TO FUNCTION AT A HIGH LEVEL AT 3:00 A.M. ))
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((DR. MARY CARSKADON/ PROFESSOR, BROWN UNIVERSITY: TEENAGERS HAVE A GREATER VULNERABILITY TO PHASE DELAY. WHAT WE MEAN BY THAT IS THEY FEEL WORSE AND PERFORM WORSE EARLY IN THE MORNING AND THEY FEEL BETTER AND PERFORM BETTER DOING THINGS AT NIGHT. ))
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Delayed phase preference is another way of saying that the body's natural sleep/wake cycle changes during puberty-- so teens can stay alert later at night, and are sleepier in the mornings.
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((MANDY MCEWEN, HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT: I FALL ASLEEP IN CLASS, I CAN'T CONCENTRATE AT ALL, I DON'T EVEN KNOW WHAT WE'RE DOING BECAUSE I'M TOO BUSY TRYING TO STAY AWAKE. ))
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OUT Q=to stay awake.

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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


Some believe the solution may be as simple as adjusting high school start times forward an hour or two.
For example, a study from Johns Hopkins University found that adolescents who start school at 9-30 a.m. performed better academically than those who begin at 7-30 in the morning.

5-Hospice


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Hospice is an increasingly-used form of health care that provides physical, emotional and spiritual support for the terminally ill....often right in the patients home.
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SUPER=@File; :


Now, the caring and compassion of hospice has been documented in art-- with the Corcoran Gallery's new
SUPER=03-Washington DC; :

exhibit, "Hospice-- A Photographic Inquiry."
Lexington's Sally Mann was one of five photographers around the country commissioned for the project.
Mann says it was a chance to repay hospice for the care her father received, before his death.
One of his caregivers introduced her to area families.
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IN Q=What I watched

((SALLY MANN/PHOTOGRAPHER: WHAT I WATCHED JOAN DO WHEN I WENT WITH HER ON HER ROUNDS IS TO BE ACUTELY AWARE OF THE INDIVIDUALS NEEDS OF THE PATIENT SOMETIMES THEY'RE VERY SMALL LIKE A WISTFUL SORT OF DESIRE TO SEE THE OCEAN FOR THE LAST TIME, OR THEY'D LOVE TO LOOK AT THE WINDOW, AND EVEN THOUGH OUT THE WINDOW IS NOTHING BEAUTIFUL OR MEANINGFUL, BUT TO THEM IT IS BECAUSE IT'S THEIR SITE OUT BUT JOAN WOULD ALWAYS PROVIDE THOSE SEEMINGLY SMALL THINGS AND I THOUGHT THAT WAS VERY IMPORTANT))
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Mann says she chose to focus on the details-- often photographing what the patients were seeing, rather than the patients themselves.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


The story of hospice will also be told on television.
H-B-O will present a documentary entitled "Letting Go: A Hospice Journey" later this month.
It's said to be the most extensive film ever made about the process of dying. 2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean

The Virginia Tech men and Radford women are going to the big dance.
ANCHOR=Connie


Mike Stevens has a rundown of the games airing here on your Hometown Station later this week.

S5-Tech


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Good afternoon everybody and welcome to your Monday and the beginning of March Madness for 64 mens and 64 womens teams across the country.
The Tech men were back on the practice floor at the Cassell this afternoon as they begin preparation for their opening round NCAA tournament game against Wisconsin-Green Bay.
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SUPER=03-Blacksburg/This Afternoon; :00


The Hokies are seeded 9th in the Midwest Region and they'll open the event at 2:30 Thursday afternoon in Dallas, Texas against a team that is known for its patience on offense and tenacity on the defensive end.
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((BILL FOSTER/VA. TECH HEAD COACH:)) ((SHAWN SMITH/VA. TECH FORWARD:)) ((DAVID JACKSON/VA. TECH FORWARD:))
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SUPER=01-Shawn Smith/Va. Tech Forward; :14
SUPER=01-David Jackson/Va. Tech Forward; :34
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And your Hometown station is your one and only home for March Madness.
We'll get the party started for you this Thursday just after Noon when top seeded Kentucky takes on San Jose State.
Then after that game you'll be able to watch the Hokies in action against Wisconsin-Green Bay. pinnacle board
After a break, the action continues Thursday night with Mississippi State taking on VCU in Indianapolis.
Then the Thursday nightcap pits the Clemson Tigers against the Georgia Bulldogs from Albuquerque, New Mexico. pinnacle board
Friday afternoon you'll be able to watch the Georgetown Mississippi Valley state game at 12:10 followed by Santa Clara and Maryland. pinnacle board
Then Friday night, it's Wake Forest and NE Louisiana followed by former Tech star Tic Price and his Privateers of UNo playing UNC.
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S5-NCAA


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The women's NCAA hoopla also gets rolling this week around the nation.
Virginia, Old Dominion and James Madison each will be trying to make a little noise along with Radford.
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The Lady Highlanders are making their third straight appearance in the NCAA's.
Radford has the unenviable task of playing three time national champ Tennessee on the Lady Vols home floor this Saturday night in Knoxville.
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((LUBOMYR LICHONCZAK/RADFORD HEAD COACH:))
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ANCHOR=Mike
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Much more March Madness coming your way at six o'clock along with the rest of today's sports.
Have a good night everybody. take a break

5-Kicker


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Last night was a who's who in film, television and music at the 22nd annual "People's Choice Awards" in Los Angeles.
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SUPER=03-Los Angeles/Last Night;


Candice Bergen and Tim Allen walked away with the awards for favorite tv personalities.
Country sensations Garth Brooks and Reba McEntire won for favorite music performers.
Actor Tom Hanks won awards for favorite actor in a dramatic motion picture and motion picture Apollo 13.
Actress Sandra Bullock was named favorite actress in a motion picture.
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ANCHOR=Jean


A state police agent charged with speeding and driving under the influence is acquitted.
double boxes Jean/Keith


Keith Humphry joins us from the newsroom with more on this decision.
ANCHOR=Keith
SUPER=@Keith1;


Jean, the case is six months old.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Last September John Richard Holt was off duty when he was pulled over for speeding on Williamson Road. City police said he was doing 63 in a 35 zone.
Though his blood alcohol level was BELOW the legal limit, they cited him for D-U-I- -based on the arresting officer's observations.
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We'll have more on the trial coming up on News 7 at six. (ad lib bye) ANCHOR=Jean