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(( TONIGHT ON NEWS-7 PRIMETIME...JESSE JACKSON AND THE N-DOUBLE-A-C-P PUMP THE PUBLIC TO BOYCOTT TEXACO.
TWO PEOPLE ARE FOUND DEAD IN A BURNING CAR OUTSIDE THE LYNCHBURG NEWS AND ADVANCE--POLICE ARE CALLING IT A MURDER-SUICIDE. ))
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top-story


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#top
GRAPHIC=none
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TOP STORY GRAPHIC 11004
It's Tuesday, November twelfth-- tonight's Top Story
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VO-NAT


How is the Southside involved in a foiled gun smuggling ring--running from North Carolina to New York?
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P-Gun-Plane


ANCHOR=COnnie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=THa
TAPE# net-g from 96-79
GRAPHIC=news-7 primetime


You're watching NEWS-7 Primetime on WEFC, Good Evening, I'm Connie Stevens.
Investigators following a drug smuggling trail were lead unexpectedly to Halifax County today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Halifax Co.;


The pilot of a small plane was arrested yesterday, minutes after landing at the Tuck Airport, near South Boston.
Sources say the pilot is believed to be part of a RING smuggling guns from North Carolina to New York.
Members of a Joint Firearms Task Force had been tracking the plane since it left Greensboro.
Authorities do not know why the pilot decided to land in Halifax County-- he was apparently supposed to fly to New Jersey.
Whatever the reason, the arrest created quite a stir at the airport.
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((BEN CLARK/TUCK AIRPORT EMPLOYEE:IT DIDN'T SCARE ME BUT I WAS EXCITED BECAUSE I HAVEN'T EVER EXPERIENCED ANYTHING LIKE THIS BEFORE. ))
SUPER=01-Ben Clark/Tuck Airport Employee; :00
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OUT Q=this before.
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VO-NAT


When authorities searched the plane earlier this evening they found 12- high powered weapons.
Authorities say these weapons sell for about a thousand dollars apiece on the streets of New York.
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P-Car-Fire


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=abr
TAPE#596-28
GRAPHIC=murder inv.


Lynchburg Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide...Two people were found dead in a burning vehicle outside the Lynchburg News and Advance this morning.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


A van caught fire in the parking lot of the newspaper just before eight.
The bodies of 29 year old Sharon Gilliam and 34 year old Dennis Oxford were discovered in the Chevrolet Van after firefighters extinguished the blaze.
But that's not all authorities found.
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((LT. EUGENE WINGFIELD/LYNCHBURG POLICE: WE FOUND A GUN IN THE VAN SINCE WE'VE HAD AN OPPORTUNITY TO LOOK AT IT. IT HAS BEEN FIRED. UNTIL THE AUTOPSY IS PERFORMED I DON'T WANT TO SAY AS TO THE NUMBER OF SHOTS AND SO FORTH. ALSO SOME MATERIALS WERE FOUND IN THE VAN THAT CAN BE USED AS A FLAMMABLE LIQUID. WE WILL HAVE TEST TO BE CONDUCTED ON THOSE AS WELL.))
SUPER=01-Lt. Eugene Wingfield/Lynchburg Police;
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OUT Q=those as well.
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VO-NAT


The two victims apparently dated a few times, but there was no indication of any trouble between the two.
A note found near the burning car offered some clues.
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((LT. EUGENE WINGFIELD/LYNCHBURG POLICE: WITHOUT GOING INTO THE EXACT DETAILS OF WHAT WAS CONTAINED IN THE NOTE, OTHER THAN TO SAY THAT MR. OXFORD, WHO APPARENTLY LEFT THE NOTE, SEEMS TO BLAME MISS GILLIAM FOR A MEDICAL PROBLEM THAT HE MAY HAVE THOUGHT HE HAD.))
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Autopsies are expected to show whether the two died of gunshot wounds before they burned in the fire.
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P-Planes-Collide


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#NET-A
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Charki Dadri, India; :


Thousands have gathered in the dark, at the scene of a jet crash in India-- where hundreds of bodies are scattered over farmland.
The death toll is feared at 351 people-- after a Saudi jumbo jet that had just taken off, collided with a Kazak Airlines jet.
The collision resulted in twin fireballs--
Two Americans may be among the dead.
The crash occurred some 50 miles from New Delhi.
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P-Texaco


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#net-c
GRAPHIC=NONE


Hoping to avert a possible boycott endorsed by Reverend Jesse Jackson and the N-double-A-C-P, Texaco held a series of high-level meetings today.
But as Liz Mullen reports, it was too little, too late.
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(( Jesse Jackson and the N-A-A-C-P have turned up the heat on Texaco. KWEISI M'FUME, PRESIDENT, NAACP:IS AFFIRMATIVE ACTION NEEDED IN AMERICA? YOU CAN SPELL THE ANSWER T-E-X-A-C-O YES IT IS!"
After a racial discrimination lawsuit was filed two and a half weeks ago, taped conversations were made public in which top executives at the oil company were heard allegedly making racist comments about minority emloyees. M'FUME: THIS BECOMES THE RODNEY KING OF CORPORATE AMERICA: THE RACIST AND ANTI-SEMITIC TONE OF THE LANGUAGE USED BY EXECUTIVES AT TEXACO WE BELIEVE IS JUST SYMPTOMATIC OF A LARGER MOOD OF INTOLERANCE THAT IS TOO OFTEN GIVEN COMFORT IN CORPORATE AMERICA.
With Jesse Jackson calling for Americans to boycott Texaco, senior executives are now engaged in corporate damage control.
Chairman Peter Bijur, hoping to avoid economic sanctions, is calling boycotts divisive. Nevertheless... JESSE JACKSON: WERE DETERMINED TO CHANGE THIS CULTURE...WE'LL HAVE TO USE ECONOMIC SANCTIONS.
Both Jackson and the NAACP want texaco to settle the discrimination lawsuit in favor of the plaintiffs.. and they are giving the company 30 days to come up with a concrete plan for fair hiring and promotion of minorities.
Liz Mullen, CBS News, New York.))

P-L'burg-Council


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#596-41
GRAPHIC=l'burg seal


A victory for civil rights advocates in Lynchburg tonight.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


A group know as the Legacy Project asked the city's permission to display in City Hall a large mural honoring local civil rights leaders.
Council tonight okayed a new policy that sets guidelines for what can be displayed in municipal buildings.
Advocates say the mural meets all the new requirements.
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SOT 7:49:34
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((CHARLES CHURCH/LYNCHBURG CITY MANAGER: THERE MAY BE OTHER ORGANIZATIONS THAT WOULD WANT TO HAVE DISPLAYS THAT WOULD BE OBJECTIONABLE TO THE COMMUNITY AND WE TRIED TO DESIGN THESE GUIDELINES TO REALLY GIVE A FOCUS ON LYNCHBURG, LYNCHBURG HISTORY, AND WHAT WOULD BE APPROPRIATE IN A MUNICIPAL BUILDING AND PARTICULARLY IN THE DISPLAY CASE.))
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City staff will decide what constitutes an appropriate display.
Their decisions can be appealed to City Council.
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P-Job-Corps


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-81 net-K
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


The driver of a Job Corps van that crashed last summer, killing one student, was cleared of criminal charges today in Amherst County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape;


The wreck occurred on the Fourth of July on this winding stretch of Route 635 near Pedlar Mills.
20- year- old Linel K. Miller died in the crash...12- other Job Corps students were injured.
A state police expert testified the driver, 35- year- old Harry Johnson, had been going 66 miles per hour in a 55 mile per hour zone.
But after a three- hour hearing, the judge found Johnson NOT guilty of reckless driving.
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ANCHOR=Connie
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The murder trial that called daytime talk shows into question, is over-- as a verdict is finally reached.
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VO-NAT


We all know "Virginia is for lovers",
But how does "The Southside is Virginia's Racing Region" sound? We'll explain, when NEWS-7 primetime returns.
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P-Jenny-Jones


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#NET-A
GRAPHIC=LEGAL SCALES


A verdict was finally reached in the Jenny Jones talk show murder case.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pontiac, MI;


A jury found Jonatahn Schmitz guilty of the lesser charge of Second Degree murder.
Defense attorneys say Schmitz is devastated.
But the victim's family wanted a first degree conviction.
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((REPORTER: DO YOU THINK THIS IS JUSTICE FOR SCOTT? PATRICIA GRAVES/VICTIM'S MOTHER: NOT REALLY.)) 14:05:56 ((FRANK AMEDURE JR/VICTIM'S BROTHER: NONE OF THIS WOULD'VE HAPPENED IF IT WASN'T FOR JENNY JONES EXPLOITING A SENSITIVE ISSUE.))
SUPER=01-Patricia Graves/Victim's Mother; 00-03 quick!
SUPER=01-Frank Amedure Jr./Victim's Brother; :04
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OUT Q=A SENSITIVE ISSUE."
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Schmitz could get life in prison-
He killed Scott Amedure after SUPER=04-"The Jenny Jones Show";

Amedure revealed he had a crush on Scmitz on the Jenny Jones show.
Amedure's family is now suing the show for several million dollars.
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P-Media-Violence


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#net-D
GRAPHIC=violence on tv


Thursday is "Tune Out the Violence" Day--
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC; :


It's designated by the nation's attorneys general to heighten awareness of the possible effect of TV and movie violence on children.
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SOT 15:30:29
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((SCOTT HARSHBARGER/MASSACHUSETTS ATTORNEY GENERAL: AFTER DECADES OF MEDICAL RESEARCH ON THIS ISSUE, I BELIEVE IT'S WITHOUT QUESTION THAT THERE IS A CAUSAL LINK BETWEEN THE VIOLENT SCENES AND MESSAGES THAT ARE CHILDREN GET FROM THE MEDIA TV, MOVIES, VIDEO GAMES, AND MUSIC-- AND REAL-LIFE VIOLENCE. ))
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OUT Q=and real-life violence.
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VO-NAT


The American Medical Association suggests parents limit children to one to two hours of quality television a day, and that they watch what programs their children are viewing.
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P-Racing-Region


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10 p.m.
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#596-40
GRAPHIC=Virginia


Southside Virginia, known for its racing-- is hoping to cash in on that reputation.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Henry Co./File Tape;


Martinsville, Danville and South Boston officials are asking the General Assembly to declare the area Virginia's "official racing region."
They believe having the title would put the area on the fast track to tourism dollars.
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((TOM HARNED/ASST. TO CITY MGR. FOR DEVELOPMENT: OBVIOUSLY, WHAT WE HOPE TO DO IS ENCOURAGE PEOPLE WHO ARE IN THE MARTINSVILLE, SOUTH BOSTON, DANVILLE AREAS TO ATTEND RACES, TO SPEND ANOTHER DAY IN OUR AREA AND TO HOPEFULLY OPEN THEIR WALLETS A LITTLE BIT WIDER WHILE THEY'RE HERE AND TO ENJOY SOME OF THE MANY ATTRACTIONS IN THIS AREA. ))
SUPER=01-Tom Harned/Asst. to City Mgr. for Development;
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The area's attractions will be featured in a visitors guide that will be sent to fans who buy tickets for races at the Martinsville or South Boston Speedways.
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ANCHOR=Connie
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Tonight on Primetime Sports-- it's tournament time for girls basketball throughout the area--
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But first-- V-DOT is taking the heat on its latest project in Amherst County, but no one seems to mind.
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P-Heated-Bridge


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-84 net-j
GRAPHIC=None


The Virginia Department of Transporation is counting on a warming trend when it comes to its newest bridge.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Amherst Co.;


The reason-- it's heated.
The bridge is located on U- S Route 60 just west of Amherst.
And here's how it works.
Sensors determine the temperature and precipitation levels on the bridge.
Once those factors reach a certain level, heat pipes underneath the structure automatically turn on... melting snow and ice.
If it's successful, other similar bridges may be on the way.
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((DAVID GEHR/VDOT COMMISSIONER: WE'LL BE MONITORING THE IMPACT OF THIS PARTICULAR INSTALLATION. AND IF IT WORKS OUT THAN WE'LL LOOK AT OTHER BRIDGES AROUND THE STATE-- PARTICULARLY THOSE THAT HAVE A TENDANCY TO ICE OVER OR MAYBE IN REMOTE AREAS TO TRY ANOTHER INSTALLATION. ))
SUPER=01-David Gehr/VDOT Commissioner;
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This it the eighth heated bridge in the entire United States.
VDOT says it costs about 664- thousand dollars.
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Stay tuned-- News-7 Primetime on WEFC, will be right back. cc sponsor go to break

P-Chronic-Care


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#596-39
GRAPHIC=health care


The American Health System isn't prepared to address the long-term care of chronically-ill patients.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC; :


That's the gist of an upcoming report in the Journal of the American Medical Association,
About 100 million Americans suffer from chronic illnesses such as diabetes, bronchitis, or arthritis.
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SOT 15:29:19
IN Q=Acute

((DR. LEWIS SANDY/ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON FOUNDATION: ACUTE CARE IN THE UNITED STATES IS THE BEST, AND FOR THOSE WHO HAVE GOOD HEALTH INSURANCE, AMONG THE LIBERALLY DISPENSED IN THE WORLD. BUT WHEN IT COMES TO GETTING HELP FOR A LONG-TERM ILLNESS, ASSISTANCE TO ACCOMPLISH SIMPLE DAILY TASK SUCH AS BATHING, SHOPPING OR EATING, PEOPLE WITH CHRONIC CONDITIONS ARE OFTEN NOT AS FORTUNATE.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Lewis Sandy/Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; :
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VO-NAT


The current yearly cost of treating the chronically ill is estimated to be about 659-BILLION DOLLARS.
And that figure is expected to rise as the population ages.
By the year 20-30, chronic illnesses could plague 148 MILLION Americans.
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cool-video


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#cool video
GRAPHIC=News-7 primetime


Tonight's video pick comes from Thailand.... where the Beetles got together again.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=75-Bangkok, Thailand; :


The owners of about 500 Volkswagon Bugs, that is.
They came to show off their road classics-- painted pretty in purple....yellow....and black.
One even looked like a Rorschach test on wheels.
Another had the Dalmatian effect.
But it apparently isn't the cars' distinctive look that attracts fans and collectors.
It's also, the performance.
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SP-Scott


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB96-4
GRAPHIC=PRIMETIME BIG


Tonight on Primetime sports here on WEFC, highlights from the Round house as the Express hosts Richmond, plus Region-C girls hoops from Floyd, and the Hokies getting ready for the Canes.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=04-Friday Football Extra; :00


But first, Patrick Henry head football coach Ed Scott, who has been at the school since 1990, plans to submit his letter of resignation tomorrow morning.
Scott,led the Patriots to a share of the RVD championship last season, but this season PH slumped badly losing its final three games and missed making the playoffs.
Now let's check the scoreboard.
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SP-Express


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=ICE-96
GRAPHIC=Express/Renegades


The Express made a successful return to the Round House tonight by whipping the East Division's top team in the Richmond Renegades 6 to 2.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Renegades vs. Express; :00


Fans gave Ilya Dubkov a warm welcome as the franchise's leading scorer took the ice for a second run with his old team.
Jeff Jablonski put Roanoke on the board in the first period with this blast. Credit the assist to Tim Christian. Jablonski's 6th goal of the season came at the 4:53 mark.
Dubkov tallied this goal with about 3 minutes left in the first. Roanoke went into the first intermission up 3-nothing.
The Express got a scare when Dave Stewart left the game. Early reports say he severely twisted an ankle.
SUPER=38-Express/6/Richmond/2;

Dave Gagnon picked up the slack for his injured defenseman with some pretty saves.
Christian would score early in the third to put Roanoke on top 4-1 and The Express beat Richmond 6-2.
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SP-Floyd


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#BB97-1
GRAPHIC=TOURNEY TIME


Girl's high school basketball regional tournament action began tonight in a number of gyms across the area.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Floyd/Covington vs. Floyd Co.; ;00


Rob Bennett brought his Pioneer district runners-up to Floyd tonight to take on the Buffaloes.
Covington would make a statement quickly jumping out to a four point lead with the help of Jo Ann Helton, who scored a game high 33 points against the Lady Buffs.
But Floyd would comeback with a flurry of points, as Sonya Hylton finds an open Julie Sowers, who drives and scores 2 of her team high 21.
Just second before the end of the first quarter, Amy Vest would turn into a one woman gang as she makes the steal and drives back inside for the layin and a 22-to-13 lead.
SUPER=33-Covington/61/Floyd Co./89;


Floyd would continue to pour it on as Hylton dishes to Jill Quesenberry for the jumper and Floyd County advances to Thursday night's Region-C semi-finals with the 89-to-61 win.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=hold tourney time


Also, tonight in Region-C Parry McCluer beat Galax 56-to-34. Andin Region 3, Grtena beat Brookville and Byrd topped Tunstall.

SP-Tech


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#ST5-24
GRAPHIC=BIG EAST FB


The Virginia Tech Hokies leave the friendly confines of Lane Stadium for the final time this season on Saturday when they travel to the Orange Bowl to battle Miami.
It's the first of three pivotal games to close out the regular season.
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SUPER=01-Michael Stuewe/Virginia Tech Split End; :22
SUPER=@Roy1; :36
SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Virginia Tech Head Coach; :50
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OUT Q=......news 7 sports."
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((Week after week, Tech Coach Frank Beamer has been waiting for his offense to put together the total package.
Well, the Hokies came through in a 35 to 14 win over East Carolina.
The Hokies used a balanced ball control offense that produced 323 yards on the ground and 268 through the air.)) ((MICHAEL STUEWE/VIRGINIA TECH SPLIT END: )) ((ROY STANDUP: )) ((FRANK BEAMER/VIRGINIA TECH HEAD COACH: )) ((A win this weekend will pull the Hokies even with Miami in the Big East standings.
Roy Stanley News 7 sports.))
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And don't forget you can watch the Hokies try to raise some Cane in Miami right here on Your Hometown station Saturday afternoon at 3:30.
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preview-boards


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#bds
GRAPHIC=none


Here's what we are working on in the newsroom for NEWS-7 at
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SUPER=76-Prisons Under Pressure


Ellen Qualls continues her series, "Prisons Under Pressure"
SUPER=77-Rough Rules?


Tonight the focus is on rules behind bars and what inmates are allowed to do while locked up.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE

on WDBJ-7. Thanks for watching NEWS-7 Primetime, see you tomorrow, goodnight. These are just some of the stories you'll see in 30-minutes on NEWS-7 at 11