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Good Evening.
A former Martinsville School Teacher is found guilty of taking indecent liberties with a student 18 years ago.
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SUPER=03-Martinsville;


A jury convicted Anna Corbin this afternoon. Corbin denies the charge.
SUPER=03-Puerto Rico;


Hurricane Hortense is now blamed for at least eight deaths in Puerto Rico.
Winds and a foot and half of rain are plaguing the Commonwealth.
Huricane Warnings are now posted in the Domincan Republic and the Bahamas.
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ANCHOR=Jean


The latest coordinates on Hortense plus our forecast all coming up on News 7 at eleven.

Corbin


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-64
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


A former Martinsville school teacher is sentenced to 30 days in jail for taking indecent liberties with a student 18 years ago.
A jury convicted Anna Corbin this afternoon.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Martinsville;


A 33-year veteran of the city school system, Corbin denied the charge, and supporters described her as an exceptional teacher.
But a former student claimed Corbin abused her beginning in 1978, and she recorded a telephone conversation last summer in which the defendant appeared to admit her guilt.
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IN Q=Somebody called you on the phone

((RANDY SMITH/MARTINSVILLE PROSECUTOR: SOMEBODY CALLED YOU ON THE PHONE AND SAID "I WANT TO TALK ABOUT YOU HAVING SEX WITH ME." IF YOU WEREN'T HAVING SEX WITH EM, YOU WOULD SAY "WHAT THE WORLD ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT? WHAT IN THE WORLD IS THIS ALL ABOUT?" YOU WOULDN'T SAY, "I'M SORRY I DID IT."))
SUPER=01-Randy Smith/Martinsville Prosecutor;
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OUT Q=sorry I did it.
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Corbin will remain on bond until she's formally sentenced.
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=HOLD


The 29 year old woman who brought the complaint declined to comment on camera after the verdict, but says she was satisfied with the decision.
Though Corbin did not receive a lengthy jail term, the woman said she is glad the defendant will not teach again.

Hortense


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=NONE


Hurricane Hortense has now struck the northeast tip of the Dominican Republic- but apparently caused little damage there.
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SUPER=03-Ponce, Puerto Rico;


That was not the case though in Puerto Rico-
Look what happens when a FOOT AND HALF of rain falls.
Bridges were swallowed up by flood water.
Stores barely peaking out from beneath water.
Many roads are covered-
MANY RESIDENTS were rescued from their homes by boat.
Hurricane Hortense is now blamed for eight deaths in Puerto Rico.
Hurricane Warnings are now up for the Turks and the Bahamas.
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Southside-Flooding


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-62
GRAPHIC=Flooding Aftermath


Help is on the way for Southside residents who suffered financial loss at the hands of Hurricane Fran.
Steve Smallshaw reports applying for federal disaster aid has never been easier.
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=HOLD


The number to call to apply for federal disaster assistance is 1- 800- 462- 9029.
Those lines will be open from 8 a-m to 7 p-m seven days a week.
Officials say you MUST register by phone to be eligible for federal aid.

State-Recovery


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-59
GRAPHIC=Hurricane Fran


Hurricane Fran has already cost Virginia 12 lives.
Now state officials say it also cost at least 287-million dollars in property damage, and that number is still growing.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Today, a multi-agency state task force went to work on the recovery.
Offices are setting up in Southside and the Shenandoah Valley.
They'll stay in operation for close to a year.
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((BOB SKUNDA/VA. COMMERCE SECRETARY: THOSE OFFICES WILL UP AND RUNNING...VARIOUS PROGRAMS.))
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TALENT=Jean
SS=Virginia State Seal


The latest stats show 560-thousand homes were without power statewide at the height of the destruction.
That means at least one million people.
More than 900 roads were closed Friday night.

VMI


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-68
GRAPHIC=VMI


The government wants V-M-I to quit taking applications from men, if it won't immediately start processing applications from women.
The State Attorney General says he tried to mollify Justice Department lawyers yesterday by promising to send out applications a week from Saturday- -IF the Board of Visitors approves a plan for co-education next week.
The government responded today by filing a motion for an injunction against V-M-I.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lexington/File Tape


The Board has been meeting since mid-July, trying to fashion a plan to accomodate women ...with "minimal" changes to the Institute.
Since June 26- -when the Supreme Court sided against V-M-I- -54 women have written or called the Institute expressing an interest in attending the school.
They've been told V-M-I is studying alternatives.
In the motion filed today, the government says: "after more than six years of litigation" V-M-I continues "doing business as usual, fully serving the interests of men but refusing even to send applications to women."
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Teen-Murder


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=None


Two honors students just beginning military careers are charged with murdering a high school student.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Mansfield, TX;


David Gramm and his longtime girlfriend Diana Zamora are accused of killing Adrienne Jones, because of the girl's brief affair with Gramm.
Police say Gramm signed a confession- after his girlfriend told a classmate about the crime.
Gramm says Diane struck her in the back of the head while I held her. I just pointed and shot. I was very confused and scared. I fired again and ran to the car.
But Gramm's lawyer says the statement will not hold up in court.
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((HE WAS THREATED IF HE DID NOTMAKE THE STATMENT THEY WOULD THEN PURSUE THE DEATH PENALTY.))
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Prosecutors say the couple brought Jones to the country- where they killed her.
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Perot


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=abr
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Perot


Ross Perot has made his choice for his vice presidential candidate.
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((DR. PAT CHOATE IS THE PERSON I HAVE SELECTED TO BE MY RUNNING MATE ))
SUPER=Ross Perot/Presidential Candidate;
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OUT Q=be my running mate.
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VO-NAT


Choate is an academic who advised Perot in his 1992 campaign for president.
He stated tonight why he is running for Vice President of the reform party.
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IN Q=I know Washington

((I KNOW WASHINGTON, AND I KNOW THAT IT CANNOT BE CHANGED BY EITHER OF THE 2 MAJOR POLITICAL PARTIES ))
SUPER=01-Pat Choate/Vice Presidential Candidate;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=major political parties
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=HOLD


Choate assisted Perot in his argument against the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=NONE


When News 7 returns, the Pentagon says it has NOT ruled out further military action against Iraq,
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and the Senate delivers two setbacks to gays and lesbians as it defines marriage for the first time.
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Iraq


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=NONE


A warning goes out to Iraq- the United States will take action to protect U-S pilots.
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VO-NAT


Pentagon officials warned Iraqi leader Saddam Husseim the U-S will strike if necessary.
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((KEN BACON/PENTAGON SPOKESMAN: WE HAVE MADE IT VERY CLEAR TO SADDAM THAT IF HE REBUILDS AIR DEFENSES AND THREATENS OUR MISSION OVER THE NO FLY ZONES NOW EXTENDEING TO THE 33RD PARALLEL, WE WILL TAKE ACTION.)) 20:25:48 ((NICHOLAS BURNS/STATE DEPT. SPOKESMAN: WE HIT THEM ONCE LAST WEEK AND WE'LL HIT THEM AGAIN IF NEED BE TO PROTECT AMERICAN INTERESTS.))
SUPER=01-Ken Bacon/Pentagon Spokesman;
SUPER=01-Nicholas Burns/State Dept. Spokesman; 17 quick!
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VO-NAT


The U.S. conducted two separate air strikes in the region last week.
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Gay-Marriage


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=NONE

The Senate strikes down homosexual marriages- passing an act that defines marriage as the union of a man and woman.
Regina Blakely explains what the bill means for lesbians and gays.
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SUPER=01-Sen. Strom Thurmond/(R) South Carolina; 00 quick!
SUPER=00-Ninia Baehr;
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OUT Q=CBS News, Washington"

((STROM THURMOND/R-SC: A MARRIAGE IS THE LEGAL UNION OF A MAN AND A WOMAN. So argued senators supporting the defense of marriage act... the act allows states to refuse to recognize same sex marriages performed in other states even though such unions aren't presently legal in any state.
But that may change as early as 1997... courts in Hawaii are considering a state supreme court ruling declaring a ban on gay marriages unconstitutional.
And while hearings got underway in Honolulu two women at the center of the debate were on capitol hill defending thier rights to marry and receive the institution's associated legal and financial benefits.
NINIA BAEHR/SEEKS SAME-SEX MARRIAGE: IF I AM HIT BY A TRUCK TOMORROW, THEY MAY NOT LET GENORA SEE ME OR DETERMINE MY MEDICAL CARE. THEY MAY CONSIDER MY PARENTS MY NEXT OF KIN AND NOT ALLW HER IN THERE AT ALL.
To no one's surprise the Republican majority assured the bill's passage but while Democrats question it's constitutionality President Clinton has said he will sign it. Regina Blakely CBS News, Washington.))
ANCHOR=Jean


Another setback for homosexuals today on Capitol HIll.
A bill which would have barred job discrimination based on sexual orientation- was defeated.

Shakur


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=NONE


Rap star Tupac Shakur is said to be on life support tonight, three days after he was shot on a Las Vegas Street.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@FILE;


A hospital source says Shakur is in critical condition after having a lung removed.
The rapper was shot several times as he rode in a car Saturday night.
No arrests have been made and police say there are no new leads. They say witnesses have been uncooperative.
They do say the shooting does NOT appear to be an accident or a random act.
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Marion-Murder


ANCHOR=jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-69
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


Police are still saying little about the details surrounding the death of a retired school teacher in Marion last week.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Marion/Thursday;


Police found 68 year-old Anna Jean Anderson dead in her home Wednesday night.
She had been strangled to death.
Police will not say whether they have any suspects.
But they are on the lookout for two people wanted for questioning.
They're looking for a man and a woman in their early 20's, driving a cobalt blue mini-van with Tennessee tags.
The couple was seen in the area near the time of the murder, offering free paper towels and dish detergent to people who let them demonstrate vacuum cleaners or cleaning products.
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TALENT=Jean
SS=Murder Investigation


Police do stress the two are NOT considered suspects.

Bramblett


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-63
GRAPHIC=Earl Bramblett


The trial for the man accused of killing a family of four in Vinton should begin in February, but it may be somewhere other than than the Roanoke Valley.

Those were the arrangements made today in the case of Earl Bramblett.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Spartanburg, SC/July


Bramblett was arrested in July- -almost two years to the day after Blane and Teresa Hodges were murdered together with their two daughters in their own home.
The suspect was brought back to Virginia August second.
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((YOU UNDERSTAND THAT YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO BE TRIED WITHIN FIVE MONTHS, I BELIEVE, OF AUGUST 2ND.))
SUPER=01-Judge Roy Willett/Roanoke Co. Circuit Court
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OUT Q=August 2nd.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem/Today


In court today, Bramblett waived his right to a speedy trial, agreeing to give his lawyers six months to prepare for a trial that the judge says will last three or four weeks.
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=Earl Bramblett


The trial is tentatively set to begin February 18th.
Bramblett's lawyers want the case moved OUT of the area ...hoping to find jurors who haven't heard about the murders.
Tease#2

Soft Music Under
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=none


Stay with us, there's still more News 7 at 11, we'll hear what residents around Henry Street say about plans to revitalize their neighborhood,
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VO-NAT


and despite its defeat today, workers for a proposed half way house in Roanoke say former prisoners will someday live in the area.
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Halfway-House


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#96-61
GRAPHIC=Roanoke City


A Washington D-C firm that wants to build halfway house on Melrose Avenue in Roanoke was denied a zoning request today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The facility is designed to ease former inmates back into society.
Despite the fact the Board of Zoning denied the application from Washington Halfway Homes Incorporated... halfway house officials believe some inmates will will make their way to the Roanoke Valley.
SOT 14:27:15
IN Q=But no matter

((LORETTA CALDWELL/WHHI EXEC. DIR.: BUT NO MATTER... IN THEIR HOME ENVIRONMENT.))
SUPER=01-Loretta Caldwell/WHHI Exec.

Dir.;
RUNS=:21
OUT Q=their home environment.
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VO-NAT


Melrose Avenue neighbors say they want to see something more constructive in their backyards.
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SOT 14:44:58
IN Q=I love this...
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OUT Q=park for the kids.
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VO-NAT


Today's decision could be appealed in Circuit Court within 30-days.
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Henry-Street


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=rjo
TAPE#96-70
GRAPHIC=NONE


The Henry Street Committee in Roanoke is still working out a few bugs over the future of the area.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The workshop was attended by dozens of residents.
Committee members say one objective is to open communication between Gainsboro residents and City Officials.
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IN Q=But this is just

((DAVID BOWERS/ROANOKE MAYOR: BUT THIS IS JUST THE BEGINNING PHASE. WHEN WE GET THROUGH THIS WE BEGIN TO FORMULATE A PLAN. THERE WILL BE CONTINUING DISCUSSIONS THIS IS AN ON GOING PROCESS. NOTHING GETS DONE RIGHT AWAY. THIS PROJECT HAS BEEN LINGERING AROUND FOR A LONG TIME. BUT I'M COMMITTED TO SEEING WITHIN THE NEXT FOUR YEARS WE GET UNDERWAY WITH HENRY STREET.))
SUPER=01-David Bowers/Roanoke Mayor;
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OUT Q=with Henry Street.
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Some don't believe the meetings are as productive as they should be.
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IN Q=I really don't

((EVELYN BETHEL/COMMITTEE MEMBER: I REALLY DON'T KNOW AT THE PRESENT TIME AS TO WHAT IS TO BE ACCOMPLISHED BECAUSE APPARENTLY THE MAJOR PLANS FIRST PRESENTED SHOWS NO SIGN OF IMPROVEMENT. SO IT SEEMS TO ME WE ARE CONTINUING THROUGH THE SAME PROCESS.))
SUPER=01-Evelyn Bethel/Committee Member;
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OUT Q=the same process.
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The final meeting is in October and the results will then be presented to Council members.
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S-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s6-15
GRAPHIC=NONE


Girl's high school hoop highlights from Northside, Staunton River and Christiansburg, plus our Tuesday night Tech report.
And Orioles and Yankees highlights from their respective games.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Denver, CO/Braves vs. Rockies; :00


Speaking of games, the Braves and Rockies are cooking out West at Coors Field tonight.
The Crime Dog Fred McGriff gets into this one and sends it deep to right field over Ellis Burks head or it it??
NOOOOOOO! he makes the catch now let's that score and tonight's other big league numbers.
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SUPER=0092-/Philadelphia/3/j/Houston/4///Two Late Games/;
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oc=...last score
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S-Northside


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=GIRL-96
GRAPHIC=Girls hoops


Tuesday night means girls hoops.
We start over at Northside where the Vikings handed Floyd County it's first loss of the season.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Buffaloes vs. Vikings; :00


Marilyn Bussey and A her lady Vikes only loss came last Tuesday against Floyd.
Northside trailed until the last few minutes. Lady Viking Crystal Barrett lead the Vikes Charge with 19 points, including this nice inside hoop.
The Lady Buffs Julie Sowers nailed an amazing 6 three pointers on the night, this one pulled Floyd to within 2, 55-53.
Floyd's Amy Vest tied the game with SUPER=33-Northside/=58/Floyd Co./=57;

this drive in the lane with under a minute to play.
However, super Soph Amber Kerns's second free throw proved to be the game winner. Northside is getting ready for a 14 game district stretch that begins next Tuesday.
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IN Q="it was

((MARILYN BUSSEY/NORTHSIDE HEAD COACH:)) ((ALAN CANTRELL/FLOYD HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-Marilyn Bussey/Northside Head Coach; :00
SUPER=01-Alan Cantrell/Floyd Co. Head Coach; :12
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=...from the team"
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S-Byrd


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-17
GRAPHIC=Girls hoops


Over in Moneta. The Staunton River Lady Golden Eagles played host to William Byrd in another Non District match up.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Moneta/Terriers vs. Golden Eagles; :00


The Visiting Lady Terriers were hoping to ground the Lady Golden Eagles on their home turf.
In the first half, Byrd's Sarah Moore passes to her team's leading scorer in Brandy Allen. She knocks down 2 of her 18 and Byrd was up 10-zip.
Staunton River with some nice passing and then crystal English sinks
SUPER=33-William Byrd/=59/Staunton River/=31;

the baseline J for 2 of her team high 10 points.
But Byrd would prevail. Lara Nester Feeds Stephanie Parnell for the layup. She also had 18, Byrd cruises 59-31.
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S-Radford


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s6-16
GRAPHIC=GIRLS HOOPS


Let's now head down to the New River Valley where
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Christiansburg/Bobcats vs. Blue Demons; :00


Radford coach Brenda King and her Lady Bobcats were back on the floor last night looking to avenge Monday night's loss to Christiansburg.
But the Blue Demons would light it up early with Kristi Brown taking the rock inside and knocking down two points off the glass.
Radford would battle back as Emily Nester gets the Charlie Taylor miss and putback underneath to keep things tight.
In the second quarter, Tish Campbell gets it down low off the feed from Shannon Hart and Christiansburg keep the momentum going.
SUPER=33-Radford/42/Christiansburg/48;


Radford would again close the gap with Taylor scoring on the pass from Nester but Christiansburg is able to win it 48-to-42.
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S-Hometown


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=HOMETOWN HOOPS


And don't forget, to get the scoop in the high school girl's hoops be sure to check out News 7 tonight at 5 & 11 for Steve Mason's full pinnacle page Hometown Hoops Weekly report.
You can catch the weekly roundup segment each and every Wednesday night on News 7 at 5 and 11.
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S-Tech


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#tf96-1
GRAPHIC=TECH FOOTBALL


Speaking of Steve Mason, he was in Blacksburg today for the Virginia Tech Hokies weekly media gathering.
The suspension of some key players and a police investigation were hotter topics than this week's opponent.
Steve has some leftovers from the Akron win and an update on what's taken place today.
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SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Virginia Tech Head Coach; :54
RUNS=1:54
OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


Still to come tonight, the AL east pennant race is a hot one we'll check on the O's and Yankees.
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Plus, Marcus Camby signs for over 8 million today with the Raptors.
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S-Orioles


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s6-22
GRAPHIC=ORIOLES/WHITESOX


The Baltimore Orioles came into a half game back in the wildcard race and just 2 and a half behind the Yanks in the AL east hunt.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Baltimore, MD/White Sox vs. Orioles; :00


Last night they hosted and roasted the wildcard leading White Sox.
The big blow that sealed the Orioles 5-to-1 win came from the bat of Rafael Palmiero who ripped this two run homer.
Baltimore has won 28 of its last 48 games and they now move in front of the Sox by a half game.
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S-Yankees


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-21
GRAPHIC=NONE
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Detroit, MI/Yankees vs. Tigers; :00


The Orioles take over the wildcard lead, but they can't make up any ground on the Yanks, who outslugged the Tigers last night 9-to-8.
Derek Jeter led the Yankees attack with two big run scoring triples as the Yanks beat the Motor CIty hitmen 9 to 8.
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S-Fan


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s6-18
GRAPHIC=MLB


Sometimes pennant fever can get fans so involved that some have even been known to run out onto the field.
And then there are those who want no part of the game.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=04-MLB; :00

This couple had a nice front row seat for the Mets-Marlins game at Shea stadium and they were very luvvy duvvy.
Until Jeff Conine chased down this foul ball, and watch the lady's terrified reaction as the ball heads right for her seat.
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S-Camby


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-20
GRAPHIC=NBA


Marcus Camby, last year's Atlantic 10 player of the year officially joined the NBA yesterday by signing a three year contract with the Toronto Raptors.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Toronto, Canada; :00


The second overall pick in the June draft, who likely will play power forward, will receive $8 point four million bucks over the next three seasons.
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((MARCUS CAMBY/SIGNS WITH RAPTORS:))
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