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Coming up on News 7-
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Jobs may be saved at this Salem plant. Len Besthoff will have details.
It started as a secret admirer ploy on the Jenny Jones show and ended in murder. The trial is now underway. Find out how you can see bats up close in Roanoke.
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Plus Madonna's a mom.
News 7 is next.

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Good Evening.
One year ago it looked like Salem was going to lose 125 jobs.
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Now it appears work awaits employees of the Legg's pantyhose warehouse.
A new company is coming in.
Len Besthoff will have details.
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Trial is underway for the man accused of killing a man who apparently had a crush on him.
The victim admitted he had feelings for Jonathan Schmitz on the Jenny Jones show.
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Singer Madonna's given birth to a baby girl.
Mother and daughter are doing fine.
Join us for all the latest- only on News 7 at eleven.

New-Industry


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TAPE#96-75
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One year ago it looked like Salem was going to lose 125 jobs.
The Sara Lee company said it was closing its L'eggs panty hose warehouse to consolidate.
But Len Besthoff reports- just as L'eggs is getting ready to leave, a new company is moving in.
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(( The modern, 140- thousand- square- foot L'eggs building in Salem is a very marketable building, and it didn't take long to sell it.
Nearly a year to the day it was announced that L'eggs is leaving, Levy Home Entertainment of Chicago has reached an agreement to purchase the site.
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((HOWARD REESE/LEVY HOME ENTERTAINMENT: LEVY HOME ENTERTAINMENT HAS SIGNED AN AGREEMENT WITH SARA LEE DIVISION L'EGGS PANTY HOSE TO TAKE OVER THIS FACILITY EFFECTIVE JANUARY THE FIRST.))
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The company, believed to the largest book distribution firm in the U-S, plans to give all of the L'eggs workers a chance to stay on board with basically the same benefits.
By the end of next year Levy expects to have about 125 employees.
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((ELAINE FRANCE/SARA LEE EMPLOYEE: IT'S CLOSE TO HOME, AND I THINK IT'S A PLUS FOR THE WHOLE VALLEY. ))
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((So by going very quickly from hose to hardcover books, this'll basically be a seamless transition for employees.))
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((BETH DOUGHTY/ECON. DEV. PARTNERSHIP: PEOPLE ARE GONNA USE THE SAME SKILLS, THEY ARE GONNA STAY IN THE SAME BUILDING, AND THEY'RE GONNA REMAIN EMPLOYED THE ENTIRE TIME. AND THERE AREN'T VERY MANY OPPORTUNITIES THAT YOU WOULD EVER HAVE TO COME INTO A SITUATION LIKE THIS.))
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And getting Levy to move into the L'eggs site did NOT require a big bundle of incentive money....though the state will cover the cost of retraining any L'eggs workers who stay on with Levy.
Len Besthoff, News-7.

Dole


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Bob Dole is stepping up his criticism of Bill Clinton.
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Today he raised questions of ethics- saying nearly 30 people who worked for Clinton's administration are now gone.
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((BOB DOLE/R- PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: THEY'RE IN JAIL OR THEY'RE INDICTED OR THEY'RE OUT OF THERE. THEN HE TALKS ABOUT AN ETHICAL ADMINISTRATION. HE DOES NOT HAVE AN ETHICAL ADMINISTRATION AND WE'RE GONNA GO AFTER THAT IN DEBATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.))
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Dole raised questions about contributions from an Indonesian banking family to Clinton's re-election campaign.
Dole says the president has been slipping and sliding on ethical questions.
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Clinton


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Meanwhile the Clinton campaign denies an Indonesian banking family got preferential treatment after contributing to his campaign.
A White House spokesman says those suggestions are coming from the Dole Campaign as an act of desperation.
Clinton is in Albuquerque preparing for Wednesday's debate in San Diego.
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Mark-Warner


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U-S Senate Candidate Mark Warner rolled out two endorsements today, as he charged that incumbent John Warner is trying to roll BACK environmental protections.
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Mark Warner received the backing of the Sierra Club and the National League of Conservation Voters.
He spoke with Speaking with reporters on the banks of the Roanoke River- The democratic challenger said a strong economy and a clean environment are not mutually exclusive.
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((MARK WARNER/D- CANDIDATE FOR CONGRESS: NOW I HEAR THAT JOHN WILL RESPOND BY SAYING HE HAS ALWAYS BEEN A FRIEND OF THE ENVIRONMENT, BUT ONCE AGAIN THE RECORD SPEAKS FOR ITSELF. ON PRESERVING VIRGINIA'S ENVIRONMENT, JOHN WARNER MAY TALK LIKE A BOY SCOUT, BUT HE DOESN'T ACT LIKE ONE.))
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John Warner's campaign responded with its list of endorsements from groups including the Environmental Defense Fund and the National Parks and Conservation Association.

Child-Custody


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The so-called "father's rights" movement is pushing hard to make joint custody of children the legal starting point for Virginia judges.
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The current law allows judges to decide "in the best interest of the child."
But advocates of a bill to make joint custody the legal norm turned out in force today.
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((FATHERS ARE STILL HIGHLY DISCRIMINATED AGAINST... WE'RE SECOND CLASS CITIZENS IN THIS STATE.))
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((I LOVE BOTH MY PARENTS. BUT WHEN YOU HAVE SOLE CUSTODY JUST GIVEN OFF AT THE OUTSET, IT'S REALLY HARD TO SEE BOTH PARENTS ENOUGH.))
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But opponents say 50-50 custody forced on parents who don't want it- can not work.
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((RON EVANS/VA. BAR ASSOCIATION: AND SO YOU'RE TRYING TO ENFORCE UPON THESE PARTIES...IT'S GRIDLOCK. CAN'T HAPPEN.))
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((KEEP IT THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE CHILDREN... HAVE THE POWER NOT TO RE-APPOINT.))
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Henry County Delegate Roscoe Reynolds' subcommittee will decide on the bill's fate by December.

Talk-Murder


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It all started on the Jenny Jones Show when Jonathan Schmitz went on the show to meet his secret admirer- When he got there he found out that admirer was a man.
Now Schmitz is on trial for killing Scott Amedure.
Terry Phillips reports from Pontiac Michigan.
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Also in question, whether the Jenny Jones show is in any way responsible. Jones is not expected to testify.

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HARD MUSIC UNDER
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Still to come on the broadcast, a small airplane is forced to make an emergency landing in Roanoke,
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and we'll see how the Roanoke Science Museum is trying to dispel myths by letting its patrons get up close and personal with bats.
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Plane-Emergency


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Engine problems forced a small plane to make an emergency landing at the Roanoke airport this morning.
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Airport officials say the single engine plane ran out of oil.
The pilot and a passenger noticed smoke in the cockpit while flying near Roanoke.
The pilot killed the engine and was able to glide safely to the runway.
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((MARK COURTNEY/ASSISTANT AIRPORT DIRECTOR; ANOTHER ONE OF THOSE SITUATIONS WHERE OF COURSE WE PULL OUT ALL THE STOPS AN HAVE A FULL RESPONSE, BUT FORTUNATELY IT WAS UNEVENTFUL, WELL, NOT TOTALLY UNEVENTFUL, BUT A SAFE LANDING.))
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Airport officials say today's calm weather conditions helped keep the landing uneventful.

Goode


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The countdown is on with less than one month to go until election day.
Over the next couple of weeks, NEWS 7 will air a series of profiles centering on the Senate and Congressional candidates.
Teresa Hamilton begins with a look at Virgil Goode- whos running for Congress in the fifth district.
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((VOTER SPEAKS: FOR 24- DOLLARS WE'RE GOING TO LET YOU HAVE TWO DOZEN HOT APPLE PIES, WE'RE GOING TO PUT YOUR STICKER ON THEM AND HAND THEM OUT. VIRGIL GOODE/D-CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE: NOW, THAT WOULD BE A DEAL. ))
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Campaigning is familiar territory for Virgil Goode.
The Franklin County native was 27- when he entered the State Senate.
21 years later, he offered himself up as the ethical option for Democrats who couldn't support Chuck Robb for the U.S. Senate.
His party didn't bite in '94.
But with Congressman L.F. Payne stepping down in the conservative fifth, Goode was the natural choice.
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((VOTER SPEAKS: IF THERE EVER WAS A DEMOCRAT I COULD VOTE FOR IT'D BE VIRGIL GOODE. VIRGIL GOODE SPEAKS:WELL, I HOPE YOU CAN VOTE FOR ME. VOTER: WELL, I COULD, ONLY IF YOU DIDN'T GO ALONG WITH CLINTON. VIRGIL SPEAKS: WE'LL, I'M NOT. I'M GOING TO GO MY OWN WAY. ))
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Goode's earned a reputation as one of the state's most Conservative Democrats.
He's pro-guns, pro-tobacco and opposes government funded abortions.
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((VIRGIL GOODE:I'VE ALWAYS BEEN A DEMOCRAT AND WOULD STAY A DEMOCRAT, NOW HAVING SAID THAT, I DON'T BELIEVE THAT THE NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC AGENDA IS IN TUNE WITH THE MAJORITY OF AMERICA, I THINK THEY'VE GOT TO GET IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD.))
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In fact, the middle of the road is where Virgil Goode putHIMSELF during the last General Assembly.
In a bold move, he held out for a power sharing arrangement with the Republicans in the Senate-- angering some Democrats.
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((IT WAS BEST FOR THE DEMOCRATS AND THE REPUBLICANS BECAUSE IF ONE SIDE HAD SLAM DUNKED THE OTHER SIDE, WHICH EVER ONE IT WOULD HAVE BEEN WOULD HAVE BEEN MAD FOR THE ENTIRE SESSION, AND WITH THE NUMBERS 20/20, YOU WOULD HAVE HAD MORE STALEMATE AND MORE BICKERING. ))
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Goode actually enjoys campaigning.
He describes himself as a hard worker-- one who rises early and stays up late. end su
Goode divides his time between the Finance, Courts of Justice, Rules, Transportation and Local Government Committees.
If elected to Congress, he says a balanced budget amendment will be a PRIORITY.
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((WE'VE GOT TO HAVE A GOOD FINANCIAL AND SOUND FINANCIAL FOOTING. ))
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Goode's own campaign IS financially sound.
As of June 30th, he'd raised almost 225- thousand dollars.
That's not counting the 167 thousand dollars on hand.
Tuesday-- NEWS 7 will profile Goode's Republican challenger-- George Landrith.
Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7.))

Mixed-Drinks


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The question of whether to allow restaurants to serve mixed drinks will go before Campbell County voters in November.
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A group known as Citizens for Change got more than 23-hundred signatures to get the referendum on the ballot.
Supporters say allowing the sale of mixed drinks will spur economic development in the county.
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((ART BUNNELL/PETITION DRIVE ORGANIZER: NOT HOTEL, MAJOR HOTEL, WOULD EVER CONSIDER COMING TO THIS COUNTY BECAUSE THEY DO NOT HAVE MIXED BEVERAGES AND TO GET THE BUSINESS TRAVEL THAT THEY NEED, THAT'S SOMETHING THAT THEY NEED TO HAVE. JUST AN ECONOMIC THING, REALLY.))
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Bunnell (bun-NELL) says his own property directly across from the Lynchburg airport would be an ideal site for a hotel.
He says restaurants like Jeanne's on Route 460 has lost business because it cannot offer mixed drinks.
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Coming a little later on News 7, it's now Madonna and child as the Material Girl gives birth,
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and entertainer Merv Griffin goes public as he reveals he has a serious illness.
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Bats


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When you think of bats-- you probably conjure up images of scary creatures flying around in the dark.
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But this display at the Science Museum of Western Virginia may change your mind.
"Masters of the Night" features life-sized models of all kinds of bats.
And museum officials hope the exhibit will give bats a better reputation.
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((POLLY JONES/MUSEUM VOLUNTEERS COORDINATOR: WHAT WE'RE TRYING TO DO IS TELL THE CHILDREN AND THE ADULTS IN THE COMMUNITY THAT BATS REALLY ARE OUR FRIENDS, AND WE'VE DONE IT, AND THIS DISPLAY IS SO EXCITING BECAUSE IT HAS A start b-roll of kids playing LOT OF HANDS-ON THINGS THAT THE CHILDREN CAN COME AND TOUCH AND VIEW AND REALIZE THAT BATS HAVE A LOT OF FEATURES THAT OTHER MAMMALS DON'T HAVE.))
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Jones says bats are insect-eaters, but are also very shy and gentle.
The exhibit also clears up the common myth that bats are blind.
The bat display will be hanging around through December.
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AK-Snow


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It may be Indian Summer here, but it is NOTHING LIKE SUMMER in Alaska.
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Two feet of snow fell in Anchorage- This is harsh for there.
It's the heaviest October snowfall they've seen- so much snow it's breaking records.
Children may have had Columbus Day off from school, but some of them were definitely working.
One thing about two feet of snow in Alaska- the plows are out and so are the people. It does NOT slow things down.
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Sports Tease


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Still to come tonight in sports, the UVa mens' basketball team held court today with members of the media,
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Steve Mason will tell us what Jeff Jones had to say about his team's off the court problems during the off season when we come back.
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S-Welsh


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Meanwhile in football, U-Va coach George Welsh had something to say yesterday about the silent treatment his team is giving the media.
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S-College


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And you can watch Welsh's quiet Cavaliers this Saturday afternoon as they welcome N.C. State to Scott stadium.
The game kicks off at Noon right here on Your Hometown Station.
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Then right after that game we'll head back down into the swamp and see if the number one ranked Gators can devour the Auburn Tigers at 3:30.
Both games Saturday right here on WDBJ.
The rest of the sports is straight ahead after this break
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S-Express


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The Roanoke Express unveiled its 1996-97 team last night during an elaborate ceremony at the Roanoke Airport Marriott.
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General manager Pierre Paiement and head coach Frank Anzalone took turns greeting the players and handing out jerseys to those lucky enough to make the 20 man roster.
And if training camp is any indication, the season should be outstanding.
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One of the newcomers introduced last night was 19 year Jeff Cowan, who will be here for a while, but will likely one day be in Calgary playing for the Flames.
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The Express opens the season Thursday night at Knoxville and then inhabits the Roundhouse for games on Friday & Saturday.
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S-NHL


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Former Chicago Blackhawk star Jeremy Roenick will now be the center of attention in Phoenix.
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After a near two month holdout Roenick has come to terms with the Coyotes after a trade from the Chicago.
The Arizona Republic/Phoenix Gazette reported today that the 4 to 5 year deal is worth "at least $3.5 million a season", with incentives.
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S-Coyotes


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Roenick was on the ice tonight for the Coyotes, but in the first period Andrei Kovalenko was in the house as he blasts the shot in the back of the net for the quick score. Right now the game is tied at 2-all in the second.
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In the only other two games tonight, the Bruins beat Vancouver 5-to-4 in overtime, and the Rangers beat Calgary 5-to-4 in regulation.

S-Braves


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The Atlanta Braves are far from finished in the National League Championship series. Last night, facing elimination, the Braves embarrassed St. Louis.
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The Cards could do little more than watch ahd whine as the Braves were just simply in one of those grooves.
John Smoltz who got the win on the mound also collected two hits and drove in Jave Lopez with this single as the Braves beat the Cards 14 to 0.
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By the way Smoltz had a record setting night himself upping his postseason strikeout total to 98, that's the best ever. It's four more than Whitey Ford had.
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St.Louis still leads the series 3 games to 2 with game six in Atlanta on WEdnesday

S-Brown


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Indiana Pacer head coach Larry Brown will not be pacing the sideline for his team as he undergoes surgery last night.
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A Pacer Spokesman reports that Brown will have a double hernia operation at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis and will not join the team in Europe for a pre-season series with the Seattle Supersonics.
Assistant Coaches Bill Blair, Gar Hearn and Billy King will share coaching duties.
Brown will re-join the team when it returns home next week.
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S-UVa


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The Virginia men's basketball team met the media today on the day before practice begins around the country.
And Steve Mason says Jeff Jones spent some of his time discussing the off-court problems that have embarrassed his program in the offseason.
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S-Golf


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And Franklin County had a big day at the Northwest regional golf tournament yesterday in Amherst, as the Eagles finished and earned a team spot in the state tournament for the first time in school history.
PH's Lee Taylor had the top score for a Roanoke Valley district golfer as he finished second overall.
CD Hylton won the event.

Merv-Griffin


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Entertainer Merv Griffin is suffering prostate cancer.
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Griffin will undergo four weeks of radiation therapy.
The 71 year old starts his first treatment later this week at a Los Angeles hospital.
Griffin is the business mogul behind Wheel of Fortune and other game shows.
His publicist says Griffin is expected to make a full recovery.
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Madonna


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The Material Girl is now the MATERNAL.
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Madonna gave birth to her first child at a Los Angeles hospital this afternoon.
The baby's name is (Lour-dis Maria Chick-onay LAY-OWN) Lourdes Maria Ciccone Leon. She weighs six pounds nine ounces.
The 38-year old mother and her daughter are both doing well.
The father is Madonna's personal trainer Carlos (lay-OWN) Leon.
A spokesman for Madonna says the singer would like to thank everyone for their kind wishes.
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