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Coming up next on News 7 at 11...
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Yesterday's storm in Henry County could have a million dollar price tag.
We'll check with residents who are cleaning up.
Who's in, who's out, and what's Colin Powell up to?
The latest on the Clinton cabinet scorecard.
And California says yes to medical marijuana.
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ANCHOR=Eric
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News 7 at 11 is next.


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SOT 12:45:19
IN Q=Watched the movie

((MIKE CRAIG/KELLY RENTALS: WATCHED THE MOVIE AND LIKE YOU SAID, THE MOVIE TWISTER IT MAKES YOU REALLY APPRECIATE WHAT YOU'VE GOT WHEN SOMETHING REALLY DOES COME THROUGH AND TAKE IT AWAY. ))
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VO-NAT


Henry County residents continue to cleanup following yesterday's storms.
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ANCHOR=Eric
SS=News 7 at 11


Good Evening.
I'm Eric Earnhart.

Storm-Follow


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE# 96-90
GRAPHIC=Storms


It WASN'T a tornado that ripped through Martinsville and Axton yesterday, but straight- line winds still destroyed homes and damaged businesses... losses could total close to one million dollars.
Yet residents say things could have been much worse.
Steve Smallshaw reports.
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SUPER=01-Mike Craig/Kelly Rentals; :19
SUPER=01-Steve Eanes/Henry Co. Public Safety Director; :45
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((natsot 11:57:55 dump truck
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Twenty- four hours after a severe storm hopscotched through Henry County, the physical and mental scars were all that remained.
Mike Craig and another employee at Kelly Rentals near Martinsville were watching the storm approach when the front window of their business exploded.
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SOT 12:44:01
IN Q=While we was

((MIKE CRAIG/KELLY RENTALS: WHILE WE WAS RUNNING, YOU COULD FEEL GLASS HITTING YOU IN THE BACK. ABOUT THE TIME YOU LOOKED UP AND YOU COULD HEAR SOMETHING ABOVE YOU AND THE WHOLE ROOF WAS COMING UP WITH IT.))
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Damage to the building was extensive...and thousands of dollars worth of merchandise inside was ruined by rain and falling debris.
Next door at Koger, losses ran into the HUNDREDS of thousands.
Collapsed walls, broken windows and this unwanted addition of a mobile home were just part of the problem.
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SOT 12:05:33
IN Q=Today we've just

((STEVE EANES/HENRY CO. PUBLIC SAFETY DIRECTOR: TODAY WE'VE JUST BEEN GOING AROUND TOUCHING BASE WITH EVERYBODY THAT HAD DAMAGE, MAKE SURE THAT WE GOT NOTIFIED OF EVERYBODY THAT SUFFERED DAMAGE FROM THE STORM.))
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SU 14:57:13
IN Q=So today was

((So today was a day for totalling up losses and counting some blessings. Even in the midst of the wreckage of their homes, residents here consider themselves lucky. The storm may have destroyed these houses, but it did not claim any lives.))
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SOT 14:42:50
IN Q=And for the

((WAVERLY COUSIN/TRAILER PARK OWNER: AND FOR THE MOST PART WHAT WE HAVE, THE DAMAGE IS REPLACEABLE. AND IT'S ALSO THINGS THAT SINCE THEY HAVE THEIR LIFE AND GOOD HEALTH AND NO SERIOUS INJURIES, THEY JUST FEEL SO GOOD ABOUT THAT, THAT THEY SORT OF ACCEPT THE REST OF IT.))
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Replacing homes and repairing businesses will take several weeks.
It will be much longer, though, before the memory of this storm begins to fade.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Henry County.))



Sex-Scandal


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=None


More suspensions in the growing Army sex scandal.
Another fifteen drill sergeants and instructors at the Aberdeen Proving
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Grounds in Maryland have been suspended with pay during the investigation.
Those 15 haven't been charged with any criminal acts at this point.
Earlier this week, four drill sergeants and a captain were charged with offenses ranging from rape to sending love letters to women trainees.
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Hill


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# net; 91-100 35:50
GRAPHIC=None


Her allegations of sexual harassment rocked the Supreme Court nomination of Clarence Thomas.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


Now Anita Hill has been offered a new job at the University of California at Berkeley where she'd research gender relations in the workplace.
Hill, who taught law at Oklahoma University for ten years, left her post last week saying she wanted to work in a setting which provided better support for diversity of ideas.
In 1991, Hill accused Thomas of harassing her while they worked together some years earlier.
Thomas was finally confirmed by the Senate.
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Clinton-Cabinet


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=Powell, Colin


Colin Powell says he'd consider joining President Clinton's new Cabinet.
But the retired general says nobody's contacted him about a job.
SS=Clinton, Bill


Clinton is faced with filling some six Cabinet vacancies in the coming weeks.
Russ Mitchell reports.
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SUPER=04-Yesterday; :14
SUPER=01-Russ Mitchell/Reporting; 1:16
SUPER=04-Worldwide Pants, Inc.; 1:34
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OUT Q=CBS News Washington.

(( President Clinton unwound last night with Vice President Gore and long time pal Vernon Jordan.
This weekend the president is focussing on who to name to fill several key cabinet positions...and hinted that he is looking at Republicans to fill some of the open seats.
CLINTON: I THINK WE OUGHT TO TRY TO HAVE A GOVERNMENT THAT CAN UNIFY THE COUNTRY. I'VE CAST A VERY WIDE NET IN LOOKING FOR PEOPLE TO SERVE IN THIS ADMINISTRATION. I WOULDN'T BE SURPRISED IF WE HAD REPUBLICAN REPRESENTATION, I CERTAINLY HOPE WE WILL!
After Secretary of State Warren Christopher resigned...Republican senator Dick Lugar was rumored to be under consideration for the post...but yesterday he said he was not interested.
Former General Colin Powell last night told an Orlando newspaper that he WOULD consider such an offer...though he stressed that no one has contacted him.
The cabinet is quickly emptying out.
Leaving are Defense Sgcretary Wimliam Perry...Commerce Secretary Mickey Kantor...Labor Secretary Robert Reich...Transportation Secretary Federico Pena...and Energy Secretary Hazel O'Leary.
Staying are the secretaries of Treasury...Agriculture...Health and Human Services..Education...Interior...as well as the Attorney General.
Housing Secretary Henry Cisneros is expected to leave...as is White House advisor George Stephanopoulos.
President Clinton is expected to propose new cabinet members quickly.
He has indicated he wants to keep up the momentum during this transition time between election and inaugural.
Next week he leaves on vacation and then to Australia for a summit...it's expected decisions will be reached before then.
Meanwhile Bob Dole was doing some unwinding of his OWN last night....appearing on CBS's David Letterman show...
LETTERMAN: YOU LOOK GREAT! YOU LOOK LIKE YOU'RE NOT TIRED, LIKE YOU'RE ALL
READY TO BOUNCE BACK AND BE READY TO GO! SOT: DOLE I'M READY, BUT NO PLACE TO

GO. (LAUGHS NICELY)
In fact Dole joked he is going down to Florida for awhile to work on his tan.
Anything BEYOND that, he won't say.
Russ Mitchell, CBS News, Washington.))

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ANCHOR=Eric
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Still to come on the broadcast,
Are the nation's drug laws getting to loose?
Residents in two states have already voted to decriminalize marijuana.
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And closer to home...a state lawmaker is fighting to keep hard liquor ads off the Commonwealth's airwaves.
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Kim in WX CENTER
It looks like Old Man Winter is giving us a bit of a preview--
Scattered snow showers made up the big weather story today.
The higher elevations received as much as a couple of inches of snow-- but most of the viewing area had little or no accumulation.
Let's check out the numbers... Roll Lake Levels MUSIC UP FULL
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Liquor


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 96-82
GRAPHIC=None


A state lawmaker wants A-B-C stores to take hard liquor off the shelves if liquor companies advertise on Virginia T-V or radio stations.
This comes after liquor companies nationwide announced Thursday to end its ban to put liquor ads on the air.
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Delegate George Grayson asked the Alcoholic Beverage Control board yesterday to keep the ads off Virginia's airwaves.
A-B-C officials say the board's unlikely to begin banning liquor sales based on advertising decisions.
State regulations prohibit such advertising.
In his weekly radio address, President Clinton says liquor makers have made it tougher to raise children with this week's decision.
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((PRESIDENT CLINTON: I COMMEND THE FOUR MAJOR BROADCAST FOR SAYING THEY'LL CONTINUE TO HONOR THE BAN AND KEEP LIQUOR ADS OFF THE AIR. I URGE ALL OTHER BROADCASTERS TO FOLLOW THAT EXAMPLE. ))
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OUT Q=follow that example.
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Grayson says he's worried the ads will find their way into the state via cable channels.
A-B-C officials say there's nothing to suggest that hard liquor ads promote drinking.
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Race-Relations


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=Beyer, Don


Lieutenant Governor Don Beyer is organizing a conference to promote race relations.
At an appearance at Norfolk State University today, Beyer said he's working with the Legislative Black Caucus and community and religious leaders to organize the event.
The presumptive Democratic nominee for governor next year says the meeting will be held next month to provide time to develop proposals for the General Assembly session that starts in January.

Beyer


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE# 96-81
GRAPHIC=Goode, Virgil


With control of the State Senate hanging in the balance, the race to replace Virgil Goode promises to be a hard- fought and closely- watched contest.
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It now appears that Republican Delegate Allen Dudley and Democratic Delegate Roscoe Reynolds are the most likely candidates to contend for the job.
Beyer says both political parties have plenty at stake.
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IN Q=If I look at this selfishly

((LT. GOV. DON BEYER: IF I LOOK AT THIS SELFISHLY AS THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE. IT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A 20 - 20 SENATE AND A 21 - 19. THAT'S A VERY IMPORTANT MARGIN, BECAUSE YOU WORK YOUR WILL ON EVERYTHING FROM PROCEDURE TO SENATE RULES TO HOW BILLS ARE REFERRED. AND I THINK WE'VE THRIVED THE LAST YEAR WITH A 20 TO 20 SENATE. WE'RE GOING TO TRY TO PRESERVE IT.))
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OUT Q=to preserve it.
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SS=None


The special election to choose Goode's successor in the State Senate is likely to happen sometime next month.

Marijuana-Initiative


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=Marijuana


Voters in two states have endorsed letting people use marijuana for health reasons.
But it's not clear what effect the ballot measures will have.
That's because federal law prohibits anyone from using, growing or selling marijuana.
Manuel Gallegus has the story.
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SUPER=03-San Francisco, CA; :02
SUPER=01-Dan Lungren/CA Attorney General; :16
SUPER=01-Brad Gates/Orange Co. Sheriff; :41
SUPER=01-Herbert Cleber/Columbia Univ. Medical Ctr.; 1:13
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(( LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS IN CALIFORNIA AND ARIZONA FIND THEMSGLVES IN
--SOT--Brad Gates, Orange county sheriff there s no question

this is a crisis, not only for law enforcement, forget law enforcement, it s a crisis for parents, it s a crisis for schools.
TRK2 ) IN CALIFORNIA PEOPLE WHO HAVE A VERBAL OR WRITTEN recommendation FROM A DOCTOR MAY NOW LEGALLY OBTAIN , GROW, AND USE MARIJUANA FOR MEDICAL REASONS. BUT THE INITIATIVE S LANGUAGE IS SO BROAD THAT POLICE OFFICERS AND PROSECUTORS SAY THEY WON T BE ABLE TO DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE SICK AND THE RECREATIONAL USER.

--SOT--gates the officer is going to have to determine, is

the reason for the illness legitimate.. He s going to have to go run down the doctor and make sure he investigates that..did you give him a verbal ok, a written ok, what kind of disease did you give him an ok for. ? that s gonna cause chaos.

IN POLITICALLY CONSERVATIVE ARIZONA, VOTERS DECIDED TO RADICALLY CHANGE DRUG POLICY... THEIR NEW LAW CALLS FOR THE RELEASE OF UP TO 1500 INMATES CONVICTED OF DRUG POSSESSION, AND IN ADDITION TO MARIJUANA EVEN ALLOWS DOCTORS TO SUGGEST HEROIN OR LSD FOR MEDICINAL USE. PUZZLED PHYSICIANS ARE WONDERING WHY VOTERS CAN HAVE ANY CONTROL OVER DRUGS.

--SOT--Herbert Cleber, prof. Columbia med.

We should not be putting drugs on the market by popular referendum.

WHEN ITC OMES TO THESE DRUGS DOCTORS AND PATIENTS STILL RISK BREAKING FEDERAL LAW. BUT THE FEDS HAVE NEVER GONE AFTER THE INDIVIDUAL DRUG USER... THEY DEAL WITH BIG TRAFFICKERS.

NEXT WEEK IN WASHINGTON, STATE OFFICIALS ARE MEETING WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND THE FBI, AN THE WHITEHOUSE DRUG CZAR TO DEVELOP A PLAN OF ATTACK. BUT IT S GOING TO BE SOME TIME BEFORE THE SMOKE CLEARS . . MANUEL GALLEGUS, CBS NEWS LOS ANGELES. ))

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ANCHOR=Eric
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When News 7 returns,
Election Day is over...but the lasting results will be talked about for a while.
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and we'll give update on Frank Sinatra condition...
Stay tuned...
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Sinatra


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE# net
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Despite news reports that he was suffering from pneumonia and heart failure, Frank Sinatra went home from the hospital this morning.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Beverly Hills, CA;


Photographers massed outside Sinatra's Beverly Hills home, hoping to get a glimpse of the 80 year old entertainer.
They did see Sinatra's daughter Tina, who said her father doing fine.
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((TINA SINATRA/DAUGHTER;HE'S HAPPY TO BE HOME AND HE LOOKS GREAT... SEE YA! ))
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ANCHOR=Eric
SS=None


Sinatra went into the hospital for treatment of a pinched nerve.
A spokesperson said she couldn't comment further on his condition.

S-Tech


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#TF96-1
GRAPHIC=Tech football


Virginia Tech was under the lights tonight hosting the Pirates of East Carolina.
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VO-NAT Eng#
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Hokies vs Pirates; :


A cold night in Blacksburg as the Hokies came into Lane Stadium Worsham Field.
Leading 7 to nothing late in the second quarter Jim Druckenmiller throws his second T-D of the night as he connects with Cornelius White on the 23 yard pass to make it 14 to nothing.
But with less than 2-minutes left in the first half Dan Gonzalez goes to the air and hits Larry Shannon who takes it in from 75 yards out and the Hokies led 14 to 7 at the half.
Ken Oxendine's short t-d run made it 21 to 7 but in the fourth quarter Brian Edmonds came through with a 15 yard run and the Hokies led 28 to 14.
Then Marcus Parker adds the icing SUPER=36-Virginia Tech/35/East

Carolina/14/;to the cake he runs up the middle from 14 yards out and the Hokies beat the Pirates 35 to 14 giving Frank Beamer his 100-th career win.
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((FRANK BEAMER/VIRGINIA TECH HEAD COACH: ))
SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Virginia Tech Head Coach; :
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S-UVA


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=VF96-1
GRAPHIC=UVa football


While the Hokies are on track for a big bowl; the Virginia Cavaliers appear to be in big trouble. Unranked Clemson beat UVa 24-16 this afternoon.
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SUPER=03-Charlottesville; :00


The Tigers would score on their second possession of the game on Raymond Preister 15 yard run. Clemson's 263 rushing yards on the day are the most the Cavaliers have given up all season!!!
UVa's 4 fumbles also proved costly. Tiki Barber's miscue on this punt return led Clemson to it's second TD of the first quarter. Barber was held to under a 100 yards rushing for the first time this season. Virginia was down 14-3 after the first.
Tim Shermam passed for a season high SUPER=36-Clemson/24/Virginia/16;

346 yards, completing 19 of 28 passes, but was sacked 8 times!!!
He also accounted for UVa's only TD, a 4 yard run in the fourth quarter. Clemson bumps UVa to 4th place in the ACC with the 24-16 win.
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((GEORGE WELSH/UVA HEAD COACH:)) ((TIM SHERMAN/UVA QUARTERBACK:)) ((TIKI BARBER/25 CARRIES FOR 82 YARDS:))
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SUPER=01-Tim Sherman/UVa Quarterback; :09
SUPER=01-Tiki Barber/25 Carries for 82 Yards; :17
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S-VMI


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#FB96-2
GRAPHIC=VMI Logo


In Lexington this afternoon, V-M-I hosted Richmond At Alumni Memorial Stadium.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Lexington/Keydets vs Spiders; :


Bill Stewart trying to get his team ready for the game.
Early in the first quarter V-M-I would get on the board as quarterback Al Lester hands off to Thomas Haskins who runs up the left sideline for a 34 yard touchdown and a 7 to nothing lead.
V-M-I's defense would hold the Spiders through a quarter and a half as Kelly Cook Stops Jasper Pendergrass for a big loss.
but Richmond would go to its own SUPER=36-VMI/20/Richmond/7/;air

attack as Joe Elrod hooks up with Muneer Moore for this 44 yard touchdown pass the Spiders tied it at 7 to 7 but V-M-I wins it 20 to 7.
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S-Emory


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#FB96-3
GRAPHIC=W & L Logo


Just up the street at Washington and Lee, The Generals were taking on ODAC power Emory and Henry.
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SUPER=03-Lexington/Generals vs Wasps; :


Lou Wacker on the sideline early in the game.
W & L would get its second t-d of the game Brooks Fisher tosses to Tommy Ruger who pitches it back to Fisher who takes it in from 19 yards out and Washington and Lee led 14 to nothing.
Emory and Henry would come back as Aaron Brand goes to the air and hits Jimmy Clark for the 34 yard touchdown pass and the Wasps trailed the Generals 14 to 6.
The Generals would fill the sting SUPER=36-Emory & Henry/43/Washington &

Lee/27/; of the Wasps again as Brand pitches to J.D. Davis for the six yard touchdown run to make it 14 to 12 and Emory wins it 43 to 27.
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S-Liberty


ANCHOR=roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=twe
TAPE#FB96-4
GRAPHIC=Liberty U.


The Liberty Flames were looking for their 5th win of the season in the final home game of the year at Williams Stadium against Livingstone.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Bears vs. Flames;


Former LU hoops star Julius Nwosu, who was waived by the Boston Celtics earlier this week, was back in the Hill City to cheer on his alma mater.
But it was the Blue Bears who were hot early. This 4 yard TD run by Parnell Wilder on the option, put Livingstone up 10 to nothing late in the second quarter.
Liberty lit up the scoreboard on its next possession. Ben Anderson connects with Stacy Nobles and Nobles does the rest, turning upfield for a 66 yard touchdown to bring the Flames to within 3 at 10-7.
Then just before the half, Anderson fires a 6 yard strike to Courtney
SUPER=36-Liberty/27/Livingstone/17/;

Freeman and Liberty led 14 to 10, and the Flames go on to win it 27 to 17.
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S-College


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-19
GRAPHIC=NONE
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Memphis, TN/CBS SPORTS; :


Purdue upset Michigan But the big upset happened in Memphis, Tennessee. Memphis scoring in the final 34 second of the game to beat sixth ranked Tennessee.
For that and all of the scores lets check the boards.
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SUPER=0101-j/Arizona St./35//California/7///j/Nebraska#5/51//Missouri/7///;
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SUPER=0101-/Tennessee#6/17/j/Memphis/21///j/Colorado#7/49//Iowa State/42///;
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Louisiana/24///;
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#Tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


And coming up, The Roanoke Rush comes up short Floyd County wins the Three Rivers title.
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And Pulaski County and Northside will high school football games this afternoon.
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S-Rush


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-18
GRAPHIC=Roanoke Rush


The Roanoke Rush season ended this afternoon in the Semi finals of the Minor League Football Playoffs.
Hammond beats the Rush 10 to 9.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Roanoke vs Hammond; :


The Rush entered the game with a 12 and 1 record.
But the Blue thunder made it a close game in the fourth quarter Doug Colestran goes to the air and hits John Westbrook on the touchdown pass and Hammond took the 10 to 9 lead.
Hammond turned it over with 2 SUPER=36-Hammond/10/Roanoke/9/;minutes

left but the Rush missed this field goal that would have won the game instead Hammond advances with the 10 to 9 win.
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S-FFE


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-16
GRAPHIC=FFE


A number of Friday Football Extra's big games from last night were moved to today because of the inclimate yesterday.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Lord Botetourt vs. Northside; :00


But as you can see the weather wasn't a whole lot better today as Northside hosted Lord Botetourt.
This one was scoreless in the second when Botetourt Defensive End Derrick Stanley tipped this Xavier Lee pass into the hands of linebacker allen Brown, who returns it for a touchdown to make it 7-to-nothing Cavaliers.
But Northside would come back in the snow with the X-Men, as Xavier Lee hands off to fullback Xavier Cargile, and the 225 pound back coasts in for the TD.
SUPER=36-Lord Botetourt/14/Northside/20;


Northside wins it 20-to-14 to make the playoffs, while Botetourt now has to get ready for the postseason with a banged up Wesley Cox who injured his left shoulder.
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Pulaski Co. vs. Cave Spring;


On the other end of Roanoke County it was senior day at Cave Spring, as the Pulaski County Cougars came in looking to wrap up the RVD title.
The Cougar defense would set the tone early with two quick interceptions. Corey Paxton's pass is picked off by J.R. Brown, who makes a nice return.
The Cougar offense would then get busy with Ronald Branch dropping this pass into the hands of Craig Hodge who breaks tackles and gets inside the five.
SUPER=36-Pulaski Co./38/Cave Spring/0;


Ryan Brockmeyer would then roll in for the score as the Cougars win the Roanoke Valley district title 38-to-nothing.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=hold ffe


Also today, Parry McCluer beat Bath County, Radford topped Auburn. And Staunton River beat Appomattox.

S-Hoops


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#Girl-96
GRAPHIC=Girls Hoops


Floyd County looked to defend their Three Rivers Championship in christiansburg this afternoon.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Christiansburg/Floyd Co. vs Glenvar; :


For the fourth time this year the Lady Buffs of Floyd County would lock horns with Dennis Layman and his Lady Highlanders of Glenvar.
After leading by six at the half, Floyd would get a big third quarter from Lisa Smith as she gets the stickback for two of her game high 15 points.
Glenvar would attempt to comeback as Amanda Kennedy gets the assist to Amy Layman for a three pointer.
But Floyd would hold down the SUPER=33-Floyd Co./46/Glenvar/35/;stretch

as Karen Pursifull drives down the lane and hits the jumper Floyd county wins the district title 46 to 35.
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Politics


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE# 96-85
GRAPHIC=Election 96


The election season has ended, but odds are we'll be talking about the races for some time.
Len Besthoff has the story.
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SUPER=01-Ray Garland/Syndicated Columnist; :14
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SUPER=01-Bud Oakey/Roanoke Regional Chamber; :43
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For starters, who would have thought Mark Warner would have run so close to John Warner in Virginia's U-S Senate race?
Syndicated Columnist Ray Garland expected this would happen.
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((RAY GARLAND/SYNDICATED COLUMNIST: CERTAINLY HE WOULD HAVE BEEN BOOSTED A LITTLE BIT BY WHAT SEEMED TO BE A DEMOCRATIC TIDE FLOWING OFF THE NATIONAL ELECTIONS. THE BIG QUESTION MARK IS TO WHAT EXTENT DID JOHN WARNER'S REFUSAL TO DEFEND HIS OWN VOTING RECORD OR DEFEND THE VOTING RECORD OF THE REPUBLICAN CONGRESS HELP HIM OR HURT HIM? ))
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And what kind of an impact will Virgil Goode have on Washington, knowing the Congressman- elect is an independent minded legislator?
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((BUD OAKEY/ROANOKE REGIONAL CHAMBER: I THINK THAT PUTS HIM INTO A VERY POWERFUL NEGOTIATING POSITION WHEN HE GOES TO WASHINGTON BECAUSE HE IS OF THE MINDSET WHERE HE COULD BE A SWING VOTE EITHER WAY DEPENDING ON THE ISSUE.))
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For more of this Election day post- mortem, watch On Record, Sunday morning Len Besthoff, News-7.)) at 11, on WDBJ.