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Coming up on News 7-
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A shooting erupts near Danville tonight. We'll have the latest.
In California- Six firefighters are hurt after they were trapped in a stalled fire truck.
Plus it's a first of its kind- celebrating Hanukkah through the mail.
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Shooting


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A shooting tonight in Pittsylvania County- but so far NO motive.
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Gunshots were reported at the Old Mayfield Trailer Park near Danville around seven- thirty.
Sheriff's deputies say 44- year old Jacob Watkins had already been taken to the emergency room when they arrived.
He's listed in stable condition but must undergo surgery.
Authorities aren't sure what sparked the shooting.
Sheriff's deputies say they DO have a suspect, but so far no one's been arrested.
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Lilly


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TAPE#96-80
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Gary Wayne Barker has already admitted his part in a 2-county December crime spree that left a Virginia Tech student dead.
This afternoon, he took the witnesses stand in Montgomery County Circuit Court, and pointed most of the blame at his friend Ben Lilly.
Scott Prince has the story.
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((Capital murder suspect Ben Lilly could only sit and listen as his friend, Gary Barker, gave him up.
Barker was with Ben Lilly and Lilly's brother the night Virginia Tech student Alexander Defillipis was shot and killed.
He says Defillipis was outside a convenience store when Ben Lilly decided to pull off a carjacking.
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Barker testified that Lilly drove the group to the Whitehorn section of the county.
He had Defillipis strip down to his underwear and socks but was prepared to let the Tech student go free.
But Barker then said Lilly changed his mind... and killed him.
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Barker said there was only one reason why Lilly changed his mind and shot Defillipis.
He said Lilly was afraid Defillipis would be able to identify him and send him to jail on kidnapping charges.
As for Gary Barker, he'll back on the stand... as he faces cross examination from the defense.
Scott Prince, News- 7, Montgomery County.))

CA-Fires


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needs supers Fires are not JUST claiming homes in California- They are also causing injury.
Six firefighters were hurt today- two seriously.
Byron Harlan has the latest as fires rage through Southern California.
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Ruby Ridge


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A former FBI manager is accused of obstructing justice in the Ruby Ridge investigation.
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Federal prosecutors say E. Michael (Kay-hoe) Kahoe destroyed an FBI internal critique of the standoff.
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It was 1992 that agents confronted white separatist Randy Weaver at his cabin.
Weaver's wife and child were killed by FBI gunfire.
Weaver's attorney says he doesn't care so much about the alleged coverup as he does the shootings themselves.
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((GERRY SPENCE/WEAVER'S ATTORNEY: THAT'S WHAT NEEDS PROSECUTION IN THIS CASE. THE POEPLE WHO ORDERED THE SHOOTINGS. THE PEOPLE WHO CHANGED THE RULES OF ENGAGEMENT, THAT PERMITTED THE SHOOTINGS.))
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Kahoe could face up to ten years in prison.
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Child-Support


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It was a candle rather than a spotlight that drew attention in Danville tonight to children living without child support.
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The vigil was organized by the "Association for Children for Enforcement of Support".
Carol Waldie (Wal-dee) says she regrets the time she had to spend away from her children to make ends meet.
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((CAROL WALDIE:I MEAN I KNOW IT WAS WORTH IT AS FAR AS HAVING A ROOF OVER THEIR HEAD AND EVERYTHING BUT THERE WAS SO MUCH TIME WE LOST AND IT REALLY HURTS. ))
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554-thousand children in Virginia went without child support in 1994.
Organizers say the vigil helps children and parents realize they're not alone.
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((JAMES HORSLEY:WE JUST CAN'T AFFORD TO GET ANYTHING, JUST CAN'T GET MUCH, WE CAN'T GO OUT TO EAT HARDLY ANY TIME. JEFF CUMBO/VIGIL ORGANIZER:THE NAMES CHANGE, THE NUMBERS SOMETIMES CHANGE A LITTLE BIT BUT IT'S ALWAYS ABOUT THE INNOCENT CHILDREN THAT ARE DOING WITHOUT AND THAT ARE SUFFERING. AND, LIKE I SAID, THE MONEY IS ONE THING BUT IT'S THE PHYSICAL PRESENCE THAT ALSO IS VERY PAINFUL. ))
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Cumbo says an average of 25-hundred new cases are filed in Virginia each month by parents with custody who aren't receiving support for their children.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER
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Still to come on the newscast, we'll see how the General Assembly is working to overturn a law that protects its members from prosecution,
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and Canadian auto workers could end their strike against General Motors. It's a strike that's had an impact in this country.
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GM


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It looks like the General Motors strike in Canada may be coming to an end.
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((WE HAVE A NEW 1996 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT - APPLAUSE ))
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G-M and the Canadian Auto Workers have reached a tentative settlement.
Union members will vote on the contract tomorrow.
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The strike shut down General Motors in Canada for three weeks and forced many layoffs in the United States.
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Leg-Immunity


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Virginia's General Assembly wants to change public perception on a recent sore point.
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A legislative subcommittee is recommending changes to a law that granted immunity from arrest to lawmakers during the winter legislative session.
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((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D-VINTON: ALTHOUGH THEY MAY BE IMMUNE FROM BEING PHYSICALLY INCARCERATED FOR CERTAIN MISDEMEANORS. THAT THEY CAN BE CHARGED WITH A SUMMONS OR A WARRANT OR INDICTED DURING THE LEGISLATIVE SESSION SO THAT THE PROCESS WILL GO FORWARD TO MAKE IT ABSOLUTELY CLEAR TO EVERYONE THAT NOBODY IS IMMUNE FROM THEIR CRIMINAL CONDUCT BECAUSE OF SERVICE IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY.))
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The immunity law came under close scrutiny earlier this year when Suffolk Delegate Robert Nelms used it as a defense for an indecent exposure charge.
Nelms ended up pleading GUILTY.
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Boucher


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Our series of candidate profiles moves to the Ninth District, which stretches from Roanoke County to the coalfields.
Tonight we'll get reacquainted with Rick Boucher.
The democrat from Abingdon is seeking an eighth term.
Tracy Altizer reports.
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(( The start of construction on a new sewer system in Wythe County had Rick Boucher performing one of his favorite duties, breaking ground for a project to spur economic development.
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((REP. RICK BOUCHER/D-NINTH DISTRICT: THE APPALACHIAN REGIONAL COMMISSION HAS FIGURES SHOWING THAT EVERY TIME IT INVESTS A FEDERAL DOLLAR IN BUILDING A WASTEWATER SYSTEM OR WATER SYSTEM OR A SHELL BUILDING OF INDUSTRIAL PARK, 12 MILLION DOLLARS IN PRIVATE SECTOR INVESTMENT IS THEN GENERATED. ))
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Attracting jobs is Boucher's top priority.
10 years ago he says less than a third of the ninth district's cities and counties had industrial parks.
Boucher is proud of his efforts to build more.
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((TODAY I'M PLEASED TO SAY AS A CONSEQUENCE OF THE FEDERAL INVESTMENTS THAT HAVE BEEN MADE WE NOW HAVE INDUSTRIAL PARKS IN 22 OF THE 23 COMMUNITIES IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA. ))
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But Boucher says the battle now is making sure those investment dollars remain available, despite a movement to take the federal government out of the economic development game.
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((SO WE ARE MEETING THE PRIORITY NEED OF THIS AREA, WE ARE GROWING AT A RATE THAT IS FASTER THAN THE STATE AS A WHOLE, BUT THAT PACE CAN ONLY BE MAINTAINED IF THE FEDERAL INVESTMENT IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IS ALSO RETAINED. ))
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As a member of a House Telecommunications subcommittee, Boucher also aims to make Southwest Virginia a leader among rural areas in the use of information technology.
He advocates an electronic village in EVERY community, and continued progress in a program to link each ninth district school and college for distance learning.
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((THREE YEARS INTO THAT PROJECT WE HAVE 26 SITES ON LINE AND WE HAVE THE GOAL OF ACHIEVING THE WIRING ALL 83 SCHOOLS BY THE END OF THE DECADE. ))
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Boucher is an assistant whip in Congress, and serves on the House Commerce and Judiciary Committees.
He dismisses the liberal label his opponents have given him, saying his votes in support of tobacco farmers and gun owners are proof positive.
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((WHEN YOU TAKE ALL OF THAT TOGETHER WITH THE IMMIGRATION REFORM MEASURES THAT WE JUST PASSED, MEASURES THAT TYPICALLY LIBERALS WOULD NOT SUPPORT AND I HAVE, I THINK FAIR-MINDED PEOPLE WOULD CONCLUDE I AM A RESULTS-ORIENTED, MODERATE PERSON LOOKING FOR REAL SOLUTIONS TO THE PROBLEMS THAT AFFECT THIS AREA. ))
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Tomorrow we'll hear from a candidate hoping to replace Boucher on Capitol Hill, Giles County republican Patrick Muldoon. Tracy Altizer, News 7.))
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Up next on News 7 at 11, the Virginia Museum of Transportation gets a financial boost,
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And a homeless shelter in Rockbridge County is preparing to reopen after literally rising from its own ashes.
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Gladys-House


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Two years ago, fire shut down a homeless shelter in Lexington.
But next month, the doors of the Gladys House will open again for those in need.
As Eric Earnhart reports, the experience only served to strengthen the shelter's owner.
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(( FOR GLADYS STEELE, LIFE HAS BEEN A TEST OF FAITH LATELY. 10 YEARS AGO SHE CREATED THIS HOMELESS SHELTER... THINGS STARTED GOING BAD TWO YEARS AGO, EARLY CHRISTMAS DAY,
AN ELECTRICAL FIRE BROKE OUT. STEELE AND ALL FIVE SHELTER RESIDENTS ESCAPED, BUT THE SECOND FLOOR SHELTER ITSELF WAS A CHARRED WRECK.

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THE FLOOD HIT A FEW MONTHS LATER, AS STEELE WAS STILL TRYING TO RE-OPEN THE SHELTER UPSTAIRS, RUINING THE FURNACE AND THE CARPET DOWNSTAIRS.

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Steele went back to work again. With the help of volunteers and insurance, the house has been repaired literally from top to bottom.
She's still short on supplies like towels and linens, but she plans to re-open the shelter November first.

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When homeless people once again check into Gladys House... they'll find their host is a person who's been there, and knows how to come out on top.
Eric Earnhart, News 7.))

Trans-Museum


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A large donation came rolling in tonight to the Virginia Museum of Transportation.
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It comes from the National Railway Historical Society Roanoke Chapter. It held a fundraiser- and tonight presented the museum a check for more than 12-thousand dollars.
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((RICHARD SHELL/NATIONAL RAILWAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY: EARLY IN THE YEAR, WE CAME UP WITH THE IDEA OF HELPING THE MUSEUM BECAUSE WE DON'T HAVE OUR OWN EXCURSION ANYMORE. AND IT WAS A GOOD WAY TO GET OUR NAME IN THE PUBLIC'S EYE AND TO GET PEOPLE WHO RODE WITH US IN THE PAST ON OUR EXCURSIONS TO HELP THE MUSEUM. ))
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Shell says the city matches every dollar the historical society raises.
He says the 12-thousand dollar gift will go toward an 813-thousand dollar bond issue for the museum.
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((KAY HOUCK/TRANSPORTATION MUSEUM EXEC. DIR.: WELL, WE WILL USE IT TO HELP OUR MAKING TRACKS CAPITAL CAMPAIGN. WE REALLY APPRECIATE THIS OPPORTUNITY TO BE ABLE TO USE THIS MONEY TO ENHANCE OUR FACILITY. ))
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Houck says the museum will undergo several changes next year.
She says the building will get a new entrance, a pedestrian plaza, and a paint job.
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S-Kemp


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A big night for sports on your hometown station with girls high school hoops, UVa & Tech hooking up in volleyball, plus Frank Beamer talking about his name being mentioned in connection the Kentucky job.
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But first, speaking of jobs, Shawn Kemp was finally back on the J-O-B today as the 26 year old all-star ended his three week training camp holdout.
The Seattle Supersonics power forward is unhappy with his current deal that pays him three million a season, and makes him the sixth highest paid player on the team.
He supposedly made his point to management and now its time to play.
The rest of your sports right after this.
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S-Braves


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After getting outscored 16-to-1 in the first two games of the world series, some folks thought a change of scenery would help New York, but you don't have to be a baseball fans to know no group of Yankees would be welcome in Atlanta.
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But the tour guide forgot to tell Bernie Williams. The new Mister October finally awoke from his world series slumber and put the game away with this 2 run homer off Greg McMichael in the eighth inning.
The Yankees finally get some offensive production as they beat the
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Braves 5 to 2.
Braves still leads the series 2 games to 1.
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Game four is tonight in Atlanta.

S-Botetourt


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The defending state champs from Lord Botetourt cleaned up last night as the rocked Rockbridge County 65-to-26.
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First year coach Susan Brown was looking for some answers as her club began the 2nd half down by 24.
April Staton tries to get things started with the board and the stickback for the Lady Cats.
But Botetourt is too much in this one. Watch Abby Fresh put the rock on the floor and go to the hole for the bucket off the window.
Then it was time for a little fun. Sara Hicks is a blur as she goes behind
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Sara Moore for the deuce. Lady Cavs roll 65 to 26.
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S-Blacksburg


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Botetourt is tied with Northside for the district lead. Last night, the Lady Viking made the trek down 81 south to Blacksburg for a pow wow with the lady Indians.
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Marilyn Bussey's troops would improve to 10 and 1 in the Blue Ridge,
while Mickey McGuigan's tribe would fall to 2 and 9 in perhaps the toughest district in the state.
Super Soph Amber Kern was one of Many Lady Vikes who benefitted from a number of steals, here she converts the turnover into points.
Blacksburg never quits. The Lady Indians leading scorer, Karly Geller
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nails the short J to close Northside's 3rd period lead to 11.
But the lady Vikes storm back. Samantha Webb shows her perimeter skills, draining the trey and Northside wins 57-41.
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S-Hometown


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pinnacle page full - hometown hoops Also, last night Shawsville beat Radford 48-to-47. And don't forget to check out Steve Mason's Hometown Hoops Weekly tonight on New 7 at 5 and 11 for the inside track to girl's hoops in southwest and central virginia.
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S-Volley


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NEWSCAST=11pm
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The Virginia tech volleyball team stepped out of the Atlantic 10 last night in order to battle a cross state rival in ACC power Virginia at Cassell Coliseum.
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The contest marks the first event to be held in the Cassell after the building was closed for repairs in may.
The Lady Cavaliers proved to be much to strong for the Hokies and got off to a fast start, winning game one 15-10.
Tech lost game two 15 to 2, but the Lady Hokies never gave up. Meridith Braine played tough and registered 8 kills on the night.
Tech is now 10 and 12 on the season while UVa is 18 and 6.
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S-Beamer


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The Hokies may have lost on the volleyball court, but it doesn't look like they'll lose their popular head football coach.
Less than 24 hours after Kentucky announced that Bill Curry will not return as the school's football coach next season, Frank Beamer's name has surfaced as a leading candidate to replace him.
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Beamer was surprised by the reports coming out of Kentucky yesterday and he had this to say about the job as he arrived at his weekly newsconference.
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S-Vols


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Another early candidate for the Kentucky job is Tennessee Offensive coordinator David Cutcliffe who like Beamer is a little preoccupied with this week's opponent.
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WIPE TO PINNACLE BOARD 18075
And you can watch Cutcliffe's offense in action Saturday here on WDBJ as we bring you the Tennessee-Alabama game from Knoxville at 3:30.
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pinnacle board 18074
And right before that one, you can catch Syracuse battling Boston College in the Big East.
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TEASE COMING

Sports Tease


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Still to come tonight more football, as we head up to Blacksburg and check in with Roy Stanley
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Who says the Hokies aren't taking anything for granted with lowly Pitt coming to Lane stadium on Saturday.
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S-Tech


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NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#TF96-1
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After a week off, it back to work on Saturday's for the Virginia Tech Hokies.
Roy Stanley has more on this weekend's Big East game with a PItt team that many believe is better than its 2-AND-5 record indicates.
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S-UVA


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NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
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Two Virginia football players picked up ACC honors today.
Place kicker Rafael Garcia is the conference's specialist of the week after booting two field goal and six extra points against NC State.
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And former Jefferson Forest standout Anthony Poindexter was also named ACC defensive back of the week. The sophomore netted three interceptions, blocked a punt and was in on a team high 10 tackles in the cavs 62-14 domination of the pack.
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S-Golf


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WRITER=Mike
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Mike Gooden of Staunton's Robert E. Lee won the 36 hole Group Two-A state golf title today in Appomattox with a 144 total.
Rockbridge County's Eric Reynolds was the top local finisher 6 shots back in fourth.
Northside's Jason Orlando was 6th, and Fieldale-Collinsville's Neil Norris was 7th.
Northside was the top local team finishing third. The Harrisonburg Blue Streaks won the team title.

Hanukkah


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
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We've all seen Christmas stamps- but how about a Hanukkah stamp.
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Here it is.
The United States Postal Service teamed up with the Israeli Postal Authority today- to unveil a new stamp commemorating Hanukkah.
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((MARVIN RUNYON/U.S. POSTMASTER: LET THE CANDLES LIT BRIGHTEN OUR HEARTS AS THEY BRIGHTEN AMERICANS CARDS AND LETTERS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON. ))
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The stamp is part of series called Holiday Celebrations- It'll be sold in the U-S and Israel.
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