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NOON-HEADLINES

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Ahead on News 7 at Noon, Israeli-Palestinian tensions erupts in gunfire in the West Bank.
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And interview with the Marine who risked his life to rescue two motorist trapped in a fiery crash on 5-81.
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ANCHOR=Patrick
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Sunny skies and crisp fall temperatures are both leading features of our forecast today. Tonight, back into the forties. I'll have all the details along with a look at sports.
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TALENT=Melanie
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Stay with us News 7 at Noon is next.

581-Ax


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=12
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TAPE#96-
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Staff Sergeant Frankie Lee Hall says he just thanks the lord he was able to help when a car and tractor trailer collided and caught fire yesterday.
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Hall was driving behind the two vehicles on Interstate 581 when the accident happened.
At first he thought the truck had blown a tire.
But he quickly realized the car was wedged underneath the rear of the trailer.
He helped a young woman to safety, then went back for the young man who was trapped inside the burning vehicle.
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Hall helped until emergency crews took over, then returned to his work as a marine recruiter.

Israel


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
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Palestinian forces and Israeli soldiers exchanged gunfire this morning on the West Bank.
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The firefight came amid violent demonstrations by Palestinians over Israel's decision to extend an archeological tunnel under Jerusalem's Old City.
Israel's army and witnesses say the Palestinians fired the first shots.
It is the worst unrest since the start of Palestinian autonomy in 19-94.
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YELTSIN


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
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A team of Cardiologists in Moscow have decided to wait six to ten weeks before performing triple or quadruple bypass surgery on Boris Yeltsin.
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The team of surgeons, including top American specialist Dr. Michal DeBakey met today at the hospital where Yeltsin is undergoing pre-operation testing.
They say the Russian President will have to stay hospitalized until surgery.
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11:03;19:18 ((THE TIMING OF THE OPERATION DEPENDS ON A GRET EXTENT ON WHAT THE MEDICAL TEAM OBSERVES OVER THE NEXT SIX WEEKS IN TERMS OF CORRECTING SOME OF THE PROBLEMS THAT EXIST IN TERMS OF PREPARING HIM FOR THE OPERATION. ))
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But Dr. DeBakey says Yeltsin should be able to resume "normal activity" after surgery.
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SPY


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


The Justice Department confirms a Navy intelligence analyst has been arrested in Virginia on charges of spying for South Korea.
Robert Kim was arrested last night at Fort Myer.
Kim was born in South Korea but is a U-S citizen who has worked in Naval intelligence for 20 years.
South Korea is a U-S ally, but is interested in U-S intelligence on North Korea and in American military technology.

hostages


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
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Two weeks after being released from jail on an assault conviction a Colorado man went on a shooting rampage, killing his three roommates and injuring his ex-girlfriend.
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Police say 18-year-old Joseph Gallegos (geye-YAY'-gohs) shot his three roommates in the head at their residence in southwest Colorado.
He then took a roommate's car and drove across the state to the University of Northern Colorado to see his ex-girlfriend.
Police say (geye-YAY'-gohs) Gallegos shot the woman in the foot, while holding several of her roommates hostage.
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Police negotiated for hours yesterday before Gallegos was shot to death by a SWAT team.
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insurance


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
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A measure ensuring longer hospital stays for new moms is headed for the President's desk.
Mr. Clinton IS expected to sign the legislation.
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It forces insurance companies to cover 48- hour hospital stays for healthy deliveries beginning in 19-98.
The provision is part of a broader spending bill passed by Congress last night.
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Warner-Abortion


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-80
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Senator John Warner and his democratic challenger Mark Warner face off this weekend in a debate at the College of William and Mary.
Small groups of voters from Roanoke and Falls Church will be linked in by satellite.
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Yesterday in Richmond, MARK Warner tried to revive his campaign at a luncheon.
Warner got a good reaction to a speech that included his first major reference to abortion.
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((MARK WARNER/D-SENATE CANDIDATE: YOU SEE, I TRUST YOU, YOUR FAMILIES, AND YOUR GOD WITH THE MOST PERSONAL OF ALL DECISIONS. applause fade))
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Mark Warner says he also supports freedom of access to abortion clinics.
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TALENT=Melanie
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Senator John Warner has voted to overturn the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion.
He's also voted to keep women in the U-S Armed Forces from having abortions, even at their own expense.
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Still to come,
A prominent defense lawyer in the OJ Simpson Case is testifying on behalf of Virginia's Forensics lab.
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And Housing officials in Danville are making big changes. We'll tell you what's planned for these apartments when we come back,
But first, let's check in with Patrick
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Barry-Scheck


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-71
GRAPHIC=Simpson


Jury selection resumed this morning in O-J Simpson's Civil trial.
So far 17 prospective jurors have made the judge's initial cut.
Meantime one of the attorney's from Simpson's CRIMINAL trial, who gained fame trying to convince jurors that D-N-A evidence could not be trusted was in Richmond yesterday.
But this time Barry Scheck was DEFENDING D-N-A and fighting FOR the state forensics lab.
Ellen Qualls explains.
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(( Barry Scheck did NOT come to Virginia to talk about O.J. Simpson.
Because Virginia forensic scientists, and what they're doing with the DNA strands that identify killers and victims, are worlds away from the L.A.P.D, planted gloves, and acquitted celebrities.
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((BARRY SCHECK/DEFENSE ATTORNEY: HERE I AM THE DARTH VADER OF DEFENSE COUNSEL IN TERMS OF ATTACKING WHAT I WOULD CONSIDER BAD DNA TESTING. AND I'M TELLING YOU, THE LEGISLATURE, YOU HAVE A GOOD LAB. THEY'RE DOING GREAT THINGS AND THEY'LL DO MORE GOOD THINGS TO CONVICT THE GUILTY AND EXONERATE THE INNOCENT IF
YOU GIVE THEM MORE MONEY.)) RUNS=:19


In fact, Scheck believes Virginia's lab is one of the top two in the nation.
But director Paul Ferrara's NOT one to beg.
The problem, as Scheck told the state Crime Commission, is wasted potential.
DNA samples from felons and crime scenes that haven't been entered into any data bank.
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((VIRGINIA'S BEEN COLLECTING THESE SAMPLES SINCE 1989. AND STORING THEM IN FREEZERS LIKE THIS. 122- THOUSAND SAMPLES HAVE YET TO BE ENTERED INTO THE DATA BANKS.))
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((SEN. JANET HOWELL: AND JUST KNOWING THAT THEY WERE GOING INTO THOSE FREEZERS THAT WE ALSO SAW, FREEZER AFTER FREEZER AFTER FREEZER AFTER FREEZER, JUST TO SIT THERE.))
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So now, lawmakers must put a price tag on the best path to justice science has yet to offer.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

Water


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-73
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The Roanoke County Supervisors offered sympathy and some help to a neighborhood that lost its water supply earlier this month.
But last night, the board did not agree to bring them county water for free.
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Six families on Trevilian Road lost their water supply, when their undergound spring was inundated with mud.
They now have temporary water service, and last night they asked the supervisors to waive the fee for a permanent connection.
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((DAVID BURNLEY/TREVILIAN ROAD RESIDENT: WE DO FEEL LIKE IF WE DO HOOK UP TO THE COUNTY WATER SYSTEM, WE CAN'T HELP BUT FEEL WE'RE PAYING FOR SOMEONE ELSE'S MISTAKE.))
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The county is offering to connect the residents for about 36- hundred dollars, less than the going rate for new construction.
They can also pay in installments, but the supervisors did not agree to waive the fees.

County-Supervisors


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-76
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A plan allowing the public resource authority to dispose ofcommercial waste is still alive, despite being rejected by Roanoke city council earlier this month.
Last night, the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors endorsed the controversial proposal on a unanimous vote.
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The Roanoke Valley Resource Authority and private haulers are at odds over tipping fees at the Smith Gap landfill, and the decision of at least one company to haul garbage out of state.
Last night they squared off over the plan that would allow the authority to compete for commercial business.
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((KAREN FREELAND/BROWNING FERRIS INDUSTRIES: WHAT GIVES ME MY PASSION IS THAT I LIVE IN A COUNTY THAT I'M SCARED IS GOING DOWN THE WRONG ROAD AND INSTEAD OF GETTING ALL OF THE INFORMATION ON THE TABLE, THEY'RE CHOOSING, OR MAY BE CHOOSING, A WAY THAT SHORT CIRCUITS THE WHOLE PROCESS OF GROWING AND LEARNING AND BEING A BETTER COUNTY.)) ((BOB JOHNSON/SUPERVISORS CHAIRMAN: WE JUST WANT TO BE ABLE TO PUT OUR FEET UNDER THE SAME TABLE WITH YOU AND TALK ON A LEVEL PLAYING FIELD AND WE'RE NOT AFFORDED THAT OPPORTUNITY RIGHT NOW, BECAUSE AS SOON AS WE SIT DOWN AND TALK WITH YOU, AUTOMATICALLY SOLID WASTE IS ON 81 GOING TO TENNESSEE.))
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The issue now appears to be headed back to Roanoke City Council, which rejected the change in the Resource Authority's charter.
Council members are expected to reconsider the vote when they meet in early October.

Liberty-View


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
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TAPE#96-78
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76 low income apartments in Danville may be demolished.
City council voted in favor of it last night.
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Housing officials say the move would alleviate overcrowding at Liberty View.
Council also voted to support construction of a learning center for low income families on the site.
Council, however, voted against replacing the 76- units with section eight housing vouchers.
The measures were proposed by the Danville Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
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((JOHN HAMLIN/DANVILLE CITY COUNCIL:IN OUR COMMUNITY WE ALREADY HAVE A SECTION EIGHT PROGRAM OR OPPORTUNITIES IN THE COMMUNITY. I FEEL LIKE THAT IF WE LOOK OVERALL AT THE POPULATION OF OUR COMMUNITY, WE NEED TO CONCENTRATE ON BUILDING THAT INTO A POSITIVE END, AND I FELT LIKE ADDING ADDITIONAL SECTION EIGHT'S WOULD NOT HAVE THAT IMPACT. ))
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Housing officials DO NOT need council's approval to move forward with the project.
But they were hoping to gain support for all THREE measures for a better shot at winning a federal grant.
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((ALVIN STEINGOLD/HOUSING AUTHORITY EXEC. DIR.:I EXPECT MY BOARD IS GOING TO WANT TO GET TOGETHER IN SPECIAL MEETINGS TO DECIDE WHAT TO DO NEXT. ))
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Steingold (stine-gold) says if the project becomes a reality-- residents will be given another place to live before their homes are torn down.
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Coming up,
The eye-catching Senator from Illinois is calling it quits.
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And,
VMI officials have decided to abide by the Supreme Court's decision and accept women.
But they are not giving much ground on other issues.
That and more when we return.
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School-Shooting


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There's been a fatal shooting at a school in Georgia.
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It happened this morning at an alternative high school in DeKalb County.
Witnesses say a 16-year old boy shot an English teacher to death with a .38 caliber handgun when the teacher tried to break up a fight in a classroom.
The student who allegedly did the shooting is in custody.
So-called "alternative schools" take in students who have trouble succeeding in other schools.
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VMI


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-72
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Virginia Military Institute's top man has a unique invitation for those who have been criticizing the institute for its response to the Board of Visitor's decision to co-educate rather than go private.
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Rather than answer the Institute's critics in harsh rhetoric, General Josiah Bunting yesterday chose to invite V-M-I's critics to visit the post, see it for themselves, have dinner and talk to the cadets... one on one.
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((THE PEOPLE WHO ARE THE MOST ARDENT AND INSISTENT IN THEIR CRITICISM OF THE INSTITUTE, FOR THE MOST PART, HAVE NEVER SEEN THE SCHOOL. VMI HAS A TENDER HEART IT'S TOUGH SCHOOL BUT THERE'S A TENDERNESS AND COMPASSION HERE. PEOPLE MISS THAT. ))
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At the same time, Bunting is not backing down on his determination to make as few changes as possible when it comes to accommodating women.
"Buzz cut" haircuts are part of the opening ritual, he says. And women who want to participate in the V-M-I "experience" should be prepared to accept that.
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PILL-CANCER


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Doctors have long been concerned that the birth control pill could raise the risk of breast cancer.
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But the latest study appears to put that question to rest.
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The study looked at 150-thousand women from 25 countries and was published in the journal CONTRACEPTION.
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DIANA


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NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=wipe wipe wipe
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SUPER=03-Washington DC;


Princess Diana campaigned against breast cancer last night at a celebrity benefit in Washington.
Some eleven hundred guests turned out for the star studded event which was expected to raise more than one million dollars for breast cancer research.
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Simon


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
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Paul Simon, the U-S Senator from Illinois, famous for his bow ties, is retiring from Congress.
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To honor their fellow lawmaker Senators paid tribute in the most fitting of ways, by fitting themselves with blue bow-ties with white polka dots.
Female senators donned matching scarves.
Simon has spent twelve years in the Senate and ran for the Democratic Presidential nomination in 19-88.
Once he leaves Washington he plans to become a political science professor at Southern Illinois University.
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Stocks


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lba
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On Wall Street at Noon, the Dow was DOWN 15 and a half points.
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Still to come,
We catch up on area high school hoops action.
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And,
The biggest fish in the Dolphin pond won't be playing for a while.
We've got Dan Marino's prognosis coming up in sports.
Stay with us.
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Byrd


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#GIRL-96
GRAPHIC=GIRLS HOOPS


The William Byrd Terriers were called too young to challenge more experienced teams, but last week they upset defending state champ Lord Botetourt.
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Last night they were BACK home and this time the challenge came from the Salem Spartans.
Byrd was up for the task as Dawn Chewning gets the steal and the driving lay-in--Byrd is on top 30-to-26 in the third.
They would continue to work the fast break as Andrea Gay passes to Chewning who misses the shot, but look at Brandy Allen come in as the trailer and score.
Salem would not go away, though. Mandy Williams to Lindsey Carroll for the trey!!
But Byrd hangs on to beat Salem by a bucket 58-to-56.
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ANCHOR=Patrick
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In other games last night Staunton River beat LIberty 49-to-21, Botetourt beat Alleghany 74-to-53 and Galax topped Fort Chiswell 60-to-44.

Golf


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-21
GRAPHIC=Tee Off Sight


A good time was had by all yesterday at 15th annual Tee Off for Sight golf tournament, hosted by Hunting Hills.
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This year's guest pro, veteran D.A. Weibring, played with club champions from throughout the area helping to raise both money and awareness for the prevention of blindness.
Weibring himself has struggled in the past couple of years with Bells Palsy but he's won twice this season and was a delight to have in town.
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Marino


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB96-1
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The Miami Dolphins have lost quarterback Dan Marino for a month or maybe longer after an MRI exam yesterday revealed that he fractured his right ankle.
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Donut


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#VF96-1
GRAPHIC=Tech football


Waverly Jackson and some of his Tech mates were delivering breakfast yesterday.
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At 6:45 in the morning, 30 donuts, and 40 gallons of hot chocolate, courtesy of head coach Frank Beamer, greeted the Tech students who have been camping out for day waiting to pick up tickets for the November 29th UVa game.
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