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Coming up on News 7-
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An arrest is made tonight in the death of a retired school teacher in Marion.
It's controversial but drug induced abortion is approved for 3-thousand women in the U-S.
And teaching two classes at once- in two different cities. Find out how it's done.
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Plus Robin with an update on Hurricane Hortense.
News 7 is next.

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Good Evening.
The United States is poised to strike Iraq again if need be.
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The U-S is beefing up air patrols in the persian gulf after Iraq fired a missile earlier today at a U-S Plane.
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((WILLIAM PERRY/DEFENSE SECRETARY: WE HAVE BOTH THE ABILITY ANDT HE RESOLVE TO PROTECT OUR INTERESTS AND TO PROTECT OUR FLIGHT CREWS.))
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Imagine a professor lecturing college students in Roanoke and Clifton Forge at the same time. How's it done? We'll tell you about this unique learning tool.
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Plus Robin with the latest on Hurricane Hortense.
Join us for News 7 at Eleven.

Marion-Murder


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TAPE#96-71
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


For days mystery has surrounded the murder of a retired school teacher in Marion.
Tonight a suspect is under arrest.
23 year old Harold David Davis of Marion is charged with capital murder, rape and burglary.
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Police found 68 year-old Anna Jean Anderson dead in her home Wednesday night.
She had been strangled to death.
The Symth County Sheriff's Department would not say what led them to Davis- only saying he's been a suspect since one day after the murder.
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Iraq


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More attacks could be on the way against Iraq.
The United States is beefing up its air defense in the area.
Regina Blakely explains why.
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((U.S. B-52S and F- 117 Stealth-fighter bombers are now headed to the Persian Gulf. This comes after an Iraqi missile fired at two U-S jets patrolling the northern no-fly zone and an Iraqi fighter penetrated the enlarged southern no-fly zone. Defense Secretary William Perry had strong words for Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein .
DEFENSE SECRETARY WILLIAM PERRY: IRAQ AIR DEFENSE CREWS ARE PLAYING SOME KIND OF GAME. THEY WILL SOON LEARN THAT WE ARE NOT PLAYING GAMES. WE HAVE BOTH THE ABILITY AND THERESOLVE TO PROTECT OUR INTEREST AND TO PROTECT OUR FLIGHT CREWS.
The U.S. action also follows reports that Iraq is re-building it's air-defense system taken out in last week's cruise missile attacks by attaching new radar systems to surface to air missiles. The two fighters fired upon were unable to locate the radar site.
PERRY:THE AIR DEFENSE CREWS ONLY HAD THEIR RADARS TURNED ON FOR A FEW SECONDS. THAT WAS VERY WISE ON THEIR PART BECAUSE IF THEY HAD IT TURNED ON ANY LONGER THEY WOULD HAVE HAD ANTI-RADIATION MISSILE DOWN THEIR THROATS.
REGINA BLAKELY/CBS NEWS: THERE IS NO OFFICIAL CONFIRMATION THAT THIS LATEST ACTION WILL LEAD TO MORE STRIKES BUT AT THE VERY LEAST IT IS THE ADMINISTRATION'S ATTEMPT TO SEND THE MESSAGE AGAIN- THAT THE U.S. MEANS BUSINESS. REGINA BLAKELY, CBS NEWS, WASHINGTON.))

Hortense


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Hurricane Hortense is getting stronger.
The National Hurricane Center says its winds are near 110 miles-an-hour and could get more powerful.
Hortense is now hitting the southern portion of the Bahamas.
It is expected to miss Florida- but it may head toward the Northeast and New England Coast where it could hit by Sunday.
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SUPER=03-Puerto Rico;


In Puerto Rico the cleanup is beginning.
Hortense left rivers raging, buildings flooded- and many without power.
It all washed out many roads.
Ten people in all died on the island- half of those children, many swept away by water.
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Flooding-Briefing


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If you're facing financial losses from Hurricane Fran, the federal government wants to hear from you.
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SUPER=03-Danville;


FEMA officials are opening disaster recovery centers to serve fourteen jurisdictions in Virginia.
Residents can come to the centers for answers to questions about getting flood assistance.
Meanwhile, authorities caution residents not to be taken in by scam artists promising to perform flood- related repairs.
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((CHIEF NEAL MORRIS/DANVILLE POLICE: SOME ENTERPRISING BUSINESS PEOPLE INCREASE THEIR PRICES WHEN SITUATIONS LIKE THIS OCCUR, AND WE'VE HAD SEVERAL CALLS ABOUT THAT. SO I WOULD SUGGEST THAT THEY GET TWO OR THREE ESTIMATES FROM LEGITIMATE BUSINESS PEOPLE.))
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Recovery centers in South Boston and Danville open at 1 tomorrow afternoon and will remain open seven days a week.
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Cig-Hearing


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A 12 year old told federal lawmakers today that he's addicted to smoking.
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Justin Hoover told the Senate panel he started smoking when he was six years old and now he can't stop.
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((JUSTIN HOOVER/12 YEAR OLD SMOKER: I WOULD ALWAYS SEE TOBACCO ADVERTISING ESPECIALLY JOE COOL FOR CAMEL CIGARETTES AND REALLY THOUGHT IT LOOKED KIND OF COOL.))
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Todays hearing was on the proposed federal regulations designed to prevent teen smoking.
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Shalala


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President Clinton says he's putting children first in his fight with the tobacco industry.
Now Virginia tobacco farmers have one more signal the man in the White House doesn't feel THEIR pain.
Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala brought the news to Richmond.
Ellen Qualls reports.
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(( First the FDA crackdown -- Now Hurricane Fran.
Virginia tobacco farmers are harvesting what they can.
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U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala -- in Richmond for a ribbon cutting -- isn't doing much to ease their pain.
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((DONNA SHALALA: AS THE NUMBER OF CHILDREN WHO CHILDREN WHO START SMOKING COMES DOWN, THERE OBVIOUSLY IS AN IMPACT. BUT THE ECONOMIC EFFECTS ARE FAIRLY MARGINAL ON TOBACCO FARMERS... WANT TO GO INTO AN ALTERNATIVE CROP.))
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((ANNICE PELL/CHESTERFIELD CO. FARMER: I'D LIKE TO DO THAT. BUT I DON'T NOTHING THAT WOULD-- WE FARM. WE'VE GOT HORSES. WE'VE GOT GRAIN. WE'VE GOT PIGS. WELL WE DON'T, BUT OUR SON-IN-LAWS DO HERE ON THE FARM. AND DON'T NONE OF IT MAKE NO LIVING. THEY'VE GOT TO WORK SOMEWHERE ELSE. THIS SON-IN-LAW OVER HERE'S A VETERINARIAN.))
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((DONNA SHALALA: WE BELIEVE THAT OUR RECOMMENDATIONS WILL NOT HAVE A SERIOUS IMPACT ON THE TOBACCO FARMERS OF VIRGINIA FOR EXAMPLE.))
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((JIMMY MULLEN/VA. EXTENSION SPECIALIST: AS OF RIGHT NOW, I HAVE NOT SEEN A CASH CROP THAT CAN REPLACE TOBACCO.))
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((ANNICE PELL: WELL IF THERE IS, I DON'T KNOW WHAT IT IS. UNLESS IT WOULD BE MARIJUANA. HEH HEH.))
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That's NOT one of President Clinton's recommended crops, by the way.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))
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Still to come on News 7, police round up suspected drug dealers in the New River Valley.
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and the F-D-A gives Planned Parenthood a controversial clearance to test drug induced abortions.
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Abortion


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Planned Parenthood has special clearance from the FDA to test drug-induced abortions on 3000 women nationwide.
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First a woman is injected with Metho-trexate- a drug now used to treat cancer.
Then the drug miso-pro-stol is given. It's now used for ulcers.
The abortion is similar to a miscarriage.
And it's effective in 90 percnet of the cases.
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((WE HAVE SURVEYS INDICATING THAT ABOUT TWICE AS MANY PHYSICIANS THAT CURRENTLY PROVIDE SURGICAL ABORTIONS WILL WANT TO PROVIDE MEDICAL ABORTIONS.)) 20:22:03 ((THE DRUG IS SEVERELY DANGEROUS. IT IS A COMBINATION OF NOT ONE BUT TWO POWERFUL CHEMICAL COMBINATIONS.))
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If the medications are proven safe, Planned Parenthood will ask the government to approve them for wider use.
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Pulaski-Drugs


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TAPE#96-62
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Police arrested several alleged drug dealers in Pulaski County this morning as part of Operation Summer Sweep.
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Authorities rounded up 31 suspects on a total of 55 indictments.
They also seized drugs, cash, vehicles, and other property.
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((HERB COOLEY/PULASKI POLICE CHIEF: WE FEEL LIKE THIS IS AN AREA WHERE WE HAVE TO WORK AND HIT THE DRUG DEALERS IN THE POCKETBOOK WHERE IT HURTS, AND SEIZE THE PROPERTY THAT THEY HAD BEEN ABLE TO ACCUMULATE USING THE PROFITS FROM DRUG MONEY. ))
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The nine-month investigation targeted street dealers and mid-level suppliers.
Authorities say the investigation is ongoing.
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((EVERETT SHOCKLEY/PULASKI CO. PROSECUTOR: IT'S UNFORTUNATE THAT YOU KNOW, YOU CAN GO OUT AND ROUND UP 31 PEOPLE AND PUT THEM IN JAIL, AND YET THERE'S ALWAYS SEEMINGLY SOMEONE THAT WILL TAKE THEIR PLACE. AGAIN, THERE'S MONEY IN DRUGS. ))
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This investigation was conducted by the Pulaski County Drug Task Force.
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Redistricting


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Congressman Bobby Scott says he's confident the state will prevail.
But this week in Roanoke, three judges are considering a constitutional challenge that could require Virginia to redraw his district.
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Stretching from Richmond to Tidewater, the Third Congressional District is the only black majority district in the state.
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A national conservative group has mounted a constitutional challenge, arguing that the district was drawn primarily along racial lines.
But today state lawyers argued there were other considerations as well.
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((REP. BOBBY SCOTT/D- 3RD DISTRICT: THERE ARE A NUMBER OF COURT CASES THAT WILL BE CONSIDERED IN FINAL ARGUMENTS, BUT I CERTAINLY THINK THE LINES WERE LEGALLY DRAWN. THE STATE IS PUTTING ON THAT EVIDENCE AND I THINK THIS CASE OUGHT TO BE DECIDED IN THE COURTROOM AND NOT IN THE MEDIA. BUT YOU REMAIN FAIRLY CONFIDENT? I'M OPTIMISTIC FROM WHAT I'VE SEEN SO FAR.))
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Testimony will continue tomorrow in Roanoke federal court.

SML-Cabins


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For years the counties surrounding Smith Mountain Lake have tried to make the area more accessible to the public.
Now officials at the state park are taking matters into their own hands.
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Cabins will soon be a reality for anyone who wants a 'lake get- away.'
Park Manager Brian Heft hopes 20 cabins will be built by next fall.
He says there will be 2 and 3 bedroom units... complete with full kitchens and bathrooms.
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((BRIAN HEFT/PARK MANAGER: WE'VE PICKED ONE OF THE MORE SECLUDED AREAS OF THE PARK AND IT'S FULL OF HARDWOOD TREES. WE'RE GOING TO DO THE LEAST AMOUNT OF CLEARING AS WE CAN IN KEEPING WITH THAT SECLUDED FELLING THAT ONE GETS IN BEING IN AREA LIKE THIS. ))
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The money used for this project is part of the state wide bond referendum of 1992.
Smith Mountain Lake State Park received 2-million dollars...
Just over one million of that went to the cabin idea.
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Stay with us, it's lights, camera, action as a community college tries a new way to bring its classes to the students,
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and we'll tell you why if you've GOT MILK, you probably paid more for it.
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Virginia-Western


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Putting technology to work.
That's what Virginia Western Community College is doing with its new interactive classrooms.
Through some sophisticated equipment college professors go LIVE with two other colleges.
Jay Moore reports.
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(( They're miles apart but Virginia Western, Dabney S- Lancaster Community College, and Radford University students are able to have the same professor, at the same time.
It's done through compressed video and interactive t-v.
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((DON PIEDMONT/INSTRUCTOR: ONE NEVER LIKES TO SEE ONE SELF ON THE TUBE. IT'S REALLY FASCINATING TALKING BACK AND FORTH TO PEOPLE. ))
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Using a state grant and money from Bell Atlantic, Virginia Western was able to equipment two interactive classrooms.
There are two cameras mounted in each room.
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((JAY MOORE/REPORTING: IN THIS VIDEO CLASSROOM, PROFESSORS HAVE A TRACKING DEVICE WHICH ALLOWS THEM TO MOVE AROUND THE ROOM FREELY.))
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We took advantage of the technology to interview a Dabney student.
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((STEVE WILT/D.S.L.C.C Student: IT'S AMAZING HOW TECHNOLOGY HAS CHANGED. I GRADUATED IN '92 FROM BRIDGEWATER COLLAGE. HERE CLASSES TAKE PART IN TECHNOLOGY LIKE THIS.))
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((RICHARD TEAFF/D.S.L.C.C. PRESIDENT: IT REALLY TAKES THE RESOURCES OF BOTH CAMPUSES AND JOINS THEM FOR A VERY EFFICIENT WAY OF OFFERING EDUCATION.))
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Virginia Western started the program last month and it didn't go on- line until the day before classes began.
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((WAYNE MICHIE/V.W.C.C. ENGINEER: THERE'S A LOT MORE WE CAN DO WITH THAT WE LEARNED YET I THINK WE'RE DOING VERY WELL AND USING IT THE LIMITED TIME WE HAD EXPOSURE TO IT.))
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And with technology inproving everyday, he's excited about what the future holds.
In Roanoke, Jay Moore, News 7.











Milk


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Consumers should expect to pay more for milk.
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The U-S Department of Agriculture says lower milk supplies are driving the cost up around the nation.
A shortage of hay and high feed prices have forced dairy farmers to cut production.
That combined with a high demand could push prices to record highs.
The U-S-D-A says in some cities the price of a gallon of milk is over three dollars and is still rising.
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The Virginia Lottery in Richmond incorrectly aired the Lotto numbers tonight.
The correct numbers were 9- 13- 19- 24- 29- 42.

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S-Score


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But first, check out Big Daddy Roy STanley at yesterday's Rick Mast Gold Classic at the Lexington Country Club.
Roy stepped in to show Rick how to hit the driver. The tourney raised over $45 thousand for the Rockbridge area free clinic. By the way that shot landed 80 yards from the green. on the next hole.
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S-Orioles


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NEWSCAST=11pm
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The Orioles opened play last night against the WhiteSox, leading Chicago by a half game in the race for the AL east wildcard spot.
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Chicago would come out smoking in this game as Frank Thomas hits one deep to left and you know what you can do with this shot. nat sound full
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OC- ...on the board."
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But Baltimore put its share on the board as Bobby Bonilla clears the bases with this triple to right in a 6 run sixth innings.
Right now the O's & Sox are tied at 6 in the 10th.
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S-Expos


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The Montreal Expos are still alive in the hunt for the National League wildcard spot.
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SUPER=03-Chicago/Expos vs. Cubs;:00


Former Salem Buc Moises Alou hit a two run homer in the eighth inning to lift the Expos to the 2-to-1 win over the Cubs.
SUPER=35-Montreal/2/Chicago/1;


The Expos are now just a game and a half out in the race to catch the Padres for the final NL playoff spot.
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S-Butler


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In an unfortunate note off the field last night Dodgers star Brett Butler, who battled back
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after a four month battle with cancer, broke his hand on this play last night trying to bunt.
At first he thought it was a bruise, but X-rays reveal a break and the hand will be in cast for two to three weeks.
He could be back for the playoffs.
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S-Trouble


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#VF96-1
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The Virginia Tech Football Team has been in the news for the wrong reasons the past couple of weeks, but by no means are off the field problems limited to Blacksburg.
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The University of Virginia has also had to deal with some of its own problems in the past year.
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SUPER=03-Charlottesville; :00


All-ACC kicker Rafael Garcia was convicted on a drunk driving charge in January.
Basketball recruit Melvin Whitaker was arrested for the malicious wounding of a Cavalier football player on the University grounds in March.
And senior point guard Harold Deane was convicted last month of trespassing and resisting arrest.
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((TERRY HOLLAND/UVA ATHLETIC DIRECTOR:))
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Holland is friends with a number of people at Tech, and he knows firsthand what the coaches and administrators are going through these days.
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((TERRY HOLLAND:))
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S-Radford


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WRITER=Tracy
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Athletes at Radford University will have little choice other than to walk a straight line, now that they are signing a tough new pledge before they compete.
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SUPER=03-Radford;


Athletic director Greig Denny admits the policy holds athletes to a higher standard than other students.
But he says participation in intercollegiate sports is a privilege which must be taken seriously.
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((GREIG DENNY/RU ATHLETIC DIRECTOR: WE'VE TOLD THEM THAT WE'RE CONCERNED ABOUT STUDENT ATHLETE WELFARE, WE'RE CONCERNED ABOUT OPTIMUM PERFORMANCE AN WE'RE CONCERNED ABOUT COMMITMENT TO THE PROGRAM. ))
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Basketball standout Kim Hairston thinks the pledge may improve team performance, and says she doesn't mind being held to a higher standard.
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((KIM HAIRSTON/RU BASKETBALL PLAYER: BECAUSE WE SHOULD BE A ROLE MODEL, ATHLETES SHOULD BE A ROLE MODEL, SO WE'RE SETTING AN EXAMPLE FOR YOUNGER KIDS. ))
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Students promise to steer clear of alcohol and tobacco during their playing seasons, and illegal drugs at all times.
The first violation gets a one- game suspension. Further violations mean mandatory suspension for the season, and no athletic aid for the next semester.
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Sports Tease


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Still to come on this Wednesday night, Steve Mason checks in
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with our weekly girl's basketball feature, Hometown Hoops Weekly, right after this quick break.
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S-Hoops


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It's Wednesday night and throughout that means it's time for Hometown Hoops Weekly with Steve Mason.
SS=Hometown Hoops Weekly Full Screen!


Tonight Steve takes us all around the region with a look a what's been happening in the past week.
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SUPER=01-Brenda King/Radford Girls Basketball Coach; 1:33
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((STEVE MASON:))
((Marilyn Bussey's golf game has slipped just a little. She hasn't had as much time lately. ((MARILYN BUSSEY/NORTHSIDE GIRLS BASKETBALL COACH:)) No question the sacrifice is worth it. her lady Vikings are off to a 5 and 1 start. She has depth, often using 10 players,
is Northside's first district title since 1986 in the cards...wait and see.
Over in the Piedmont, Patrick County is 5 and 1 and has 4 starters back from last year. ((WENDELL TERRY/PATRICK CO. GIRLS BASKETBALL COACH:))
The lady Cougars have beaten 4 Piedmont teams already, including the Fieldale Collinsville lady Cavaliers. The 1995 regional contenders lost their 2 top scorers to graduation. ((MARCIA MINCER/FIELDALE-COLLINSVILLE GIRLS COACH:)) ((STEVE MASON:))
The Lady highlanders are 4 and 3. Radford probably has the tallest front 3 in the district, all around 6 feet tall. ((BRENDA KING:))
King still has to get by Floyd Co. Lady Buffalo Julie Sowers knocked down 6 three pointers in Floyd's loss to Northside last night.
Games to watch for Thursday... Jefferson Forest is at Byrd and Christiansburg plays Auburn. Don't miss undefeated Lord Botetourt at James River or Blacksburg at Floyd. ((STEVE MASON:))
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Atlantic City is hosting the Miss America Pageant this weekend.
While more than fifty contestants gear up for Saturday night, there is one toddler in Covington who will size up the competition as well.
Ron Jones has more.
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Pageants!
A measure of grace... talent... and of course... beauty!
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Whether you're in your 20's... or beyond... pageants offer contestants the opportunity to display their God given attributes. MISS SENIOR CITIZEN FOOTAGE HERE
And Now pageants aren't just for the mature.. but for the pint sized as well.
Meet 18-month-old Angelica Denise Sylvester.
She can barely speak a few words... but she's the talk of the Beauty Pageant circuit... dad says it all started the day she was born.
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((CHUCK SYLVESTER/ANGELICA'S FATHER: LET'S GO SHOW OFF OUR BABY. WHO WOULDN'T WANT TO DO THAT IT COST TEN DOLLARS TO ENTER THE FIRST ONE AND SHE'S WON ALL THE PRIZE MONEY AND THE ENDORSEMENTS ALL THE WAY UP TO THE INTERNATIONAL FINALS.))
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Surrounded by the glitter of her trophies... in Angel's early career she has won local, state, national, and international awards.
However, some may wonder if mom and dad are expecting to much from their little girl.
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((AUDRA SYLVESTER/ANGELICA'S MOTHER: IT'S ALL FUN. THERE'S PEOPLE THERE THAT TAKE IT SERIOUSLY AND IT'S ALL FOR FUN. THERE'S 83 BABIES THERE, EVERYBODY'S GETTING TO KNOW EACH OTHER. WE JUST THINK OF IT AS FUN.))
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So, will she be Miss America in the year two-thousand--sixteen?
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((AUDRA SYLVESTER/ANGELICA'S MOTHER: WHO KNOWS SHE MAY BE MISS. AMERICA BUT WE'RE NOT GOING TO PUSH HER. IT'S ALL LEFT UP TO HER WHEN SHE'S ABLE TO DECIDE WHAT SHE WANTS TO DO.))
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So, watch out Miss America... there's a little angel on the loose... and she wants your crown.
Ron Jones, News Seven.

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