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SUPER=70-Scott Prince;
SUPER=@Robin1;
SUPER=70-Mike Stevens;
ANCHOR=Scott
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IN Q=

(( STRAIGHT AHEAD ON NEWS-7 PRIMETIME...
WHAT DO PARENTS WANT FROM THE NEW T-V RATING SYSTEM? APPARENTLY MORE THAN WHAT THEY'LL SOON BE GETTING.
PRESIDENT CLINTON DECLARES PUERTO RICO A DISASTER AREA FOLLOWING A DEADLY EXPLOSION IN SAN JUAN. ))
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OUT Q=in san juan.



top-story


ANCHOR=SCOTT
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#top
GRAPHIC=none
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TOP STORY GRAPHIC 11004
It's Thursday, November 21st- Our Top Story
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VO-NAT


A Carroll County jury spares the life of a convicted killer, recommending a LIFE sentence for Dennis Stoneman.
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P-Stoneman


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=tal
TAPE#596-32
SS=news-7 primetime


You're watching NEWS-7 Primetime on WEFC, I'm Scott Prince, filling in for Connie Stevens.
SS=stoneman


The jury that convicted Dennis Stoneman of capital murder last night, spared his life today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Hillsville;


It found Stoneman guilty of the murders of Tina and Steve Quesenberry
(QWESS-en-berry), even after the defense tried to pin the blame on Stoneman's

17 year- old son who witnessed the shootings.
Today Stoneman's ex-wife, who says Stoneman abused her and threatened her family, says the sentence of life without parole isn't enough.
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SOT 12:29:17
IN Q=

((TERESA STONEMAN/DEFENDANT'S EX-WIFE: IF HE WAS TO EVER GET OUT MY WHOLE FAMILY, MY CHILD AND ALL OF US WOULD BE IN VERY BAD DANGER. SO I FELT LIKE IF HE HAD GOTTEN DEATH WE COULD'VE PUT ALL THIS BEHIND US AND WE WOULDN'T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT ANYTHING ANYMORE. ))
SUPER=01-Teresa Stoneman/Defendant's Ex-wife;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=anything anymore.
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VO-NAT


Stoneman first asked the jury to sentence him to die.
But he later asked his lawyer to make a closing argument on his behalf.
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SOT 12:51:07
IN Q=

((GARY LUMSDEN/STONEMAN'S LAWYER: WELL THERE'S A SAYING ABOUT SOMETHING ABOUT THE POT COMING TO A BOIL AND I THINK THE POT WAS ON FIRE AND I GUESS HE JUST CHANGED HIS MIND. ))
SUPER=01-Gary Lumsden/Stoneman's Lawyer;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=changed his mind.
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VO-NAT


Stoneman has 30 days to appeal.
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P-Soering


ANCHOR=scott
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=khu
TAPE#596-33
GRAPHIC=legal scales


Their fingerprints already eliminated a pair of drifters as suspects in the 1985 murder of Derek and Nancy Haysom.
Now a judge has ordered the state crime lab to look at a KNIFE taken from the two men.
The medical examiner says it could have been used to kill the Haysoms... but some of the wounds were too deep to be caused by the knife in question.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford/June 1990


(Yenz Sirr-ing) Jens Soering confessed to the Haysom murders, then said he took the blame to protect his girlfriend, ELIZABETH Haysom, the victims' daughter.
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ANCHOR=SCott
SS=soering


(Sirr-ings) Soering's new lawyer suggests William Shifflett and Robert Louis Albright committed the double murder in 1985.
They're serving life sentences for a murder in Roanoke right after the Haysoms were killed.

P-PR-Explosion


ANCHOR=scott
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#net-d
GRAPHIC=none
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-San Juan;


Police in San Juan, Puerto Rico say they expect to find at least ten more bodies in the mounds of torn steel and concrete that were offices and apartments.
20 people were killed and more than 80-hurt when an explosion ripped a 50 foot hole in the side of the six-story building.
Officials suspect a leak in a pipe carrying cooking gas.
Gas company workers were repairing a gas main outside the building just before the blast.
President Bill Clinton has declared Puerto Rico a disaster area.
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P-Cisneros


ANCHOR=scott
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=spr
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=clinton


Another member of the Clinton Cabinet has quit.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape;


Housing Secretary Henry Cisneros submitted his resignation letter to the President earlier today.
He said he's leaving his post because of financial reasons.
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SOT 6:06:54
IN Q=I had

((HENRY CISNEROS/RESIGNS FROM CABINET: I HAD SET FOUR YEARS AS ABOUT AS LONG AS I COULD STRETCH OUT THE FINANCIAL STRAIN AND SURE ENOUGH THAT'S WHAT WORKED OUT. SO I'VE DONE THE CALCULATIONS AND CONCLUDED THE BEST THING IS NOT REQUEST TO BE CONSIDERED FOR FURTHER SERVICE. ))
SUPER=01-Henry Cisneros/Resigns From Cabinet;
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OUT Q=further service
ANCHOR=Scott
SS=NONE


Cisneros becomes the sixth Cabinet member to resign in recent weeks.

P-Dornan


ANCHOR=scott
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=spr
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=election 96


It once seemed like an insurmountable task.
But it now seems California Democrat Loretta Sanchez holds an insurmountable LEAD over a 9- term Congressional incumbent.
Republican Bob Dornan isn't quite ready to concede... but in order for him to keep his seat... he'd half to capture 1- thousand of the 13- hundred remaining absentee ballots in Orange County.
The remaining ballots will be counted tomorrow.

P-NW-Storms


ANCHOR=scott
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#net-c
GRAPHIC=NONE


In Southwest Oregon, part of the Interstate collapsed...from heavy rain.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roseburg, OR;


This sinkhole on Interstate Five is 100 feet wide- 30 feet deep.
A truck drove into the hole- another teetered on the edge and a third wound up across the median after hitting another vehicle that stopped near the sinkhole.
Authorities say all three truck drivers only suffered minor injures.
The driver in the fourth vehicle was seriously injured.
Transportation officials say runoff water along the highway- and high water in a river below caused the sinkhole.
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tease#1

music under
ANCHOR=scott
SS=NONE


Still to come on NEWS-7 Primetime, the Governor talks about tobacco regulation and the F-D-A.
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VO-NAT


And African American history unknown to many in the Star City is now chronicled in a book.
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WEFC!!!
go to break

P-TV-Ratings


ANCHOR=scott
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=spr
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=tv ratings


Parents across the country are broadcasting a message-- they won't be satisfied with the soon- to- be- implemented rating system for television programming.
Results of a nation-wide T- V survey were released today.
And according to the report, an overwhelming number of people said they want more detailed information on program content.
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SOT 15:02:02
IN Q=We have

((REP. EDWARD MARKEY/D- MASSACHUSETTS: WE HAVE TO MOVE FROM THE ERA OF THE 1950'S OF "LEAVE IT TO BEAVER" TO THE ERA OF THE 1990'S WITH "BEAVIS AND BUTTHEAD". AND AS A RESULT, UPGRADE THE ON/OFF BUTTON TO SOMETHING WHERE THE PARENT HAS TO BE IN THE ROOM TO THE POINT WHERE THE PARENT CAN PROGRAM THE TV SET. ))
SUPER=01-Rep. Edward Markey/(D) Massachusetts;
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=the tv set
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VO-NAT


The rating system that will be put in place is very much like the one used in the motion picture industry.
It's scheduled to begin early next year.
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P-Allen


ANCHOR=scott
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#596-36
GRAPHIC=allen


Just back from a cultural mission to the Middle East, Governor George Allen is expressing surprise
SS=beyer

at Lieutenant Governor Don Beyer's latest public stand concerning tobacco regulation by the Food and Drug Administration.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Allen says the FDA regulations aimed at stopping tobacco sales to children would hurt Virginia's economy.
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SOT 02:44:32
IN Q=You take

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: YOU TAKE THAT SORT OF INCOME OUT OF THOSE COMMUNITIES, THAT'S GONNA AFFECT HOME BUILDERS, RETAILERS, SMALL COUNTRY STORES, GROCERY STORES, AND ALL THE REST. AND AGAIN, I THINK HE'S OUT OF TOUCH WITH EVEN PEOPLE IN HIS OWN PARTY WITH IT.))
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RUNS=:14
OUT Q=with it.
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VO-NAT


Privately, many Republicans are saying Beyer's move is a smart one.
Recent polls suggest a majority of Virginians statewide believe in more government regulation of tobacco.
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P-Black-History


ANCHOR=Scott
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=abr
TAPE#596-35
GRAPHIC=black history


African Americans say there's a hidden history that hasn't been told.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Well, that isn't the case anymore-- at least for the Roanoke Valley.
The Harrison Museum is featuring a pictorial history of African Americans contributions in the Roanoke Valley.
The author, Dr. Reginald Shareef says this is a good book for anyone to learn Roanoke's OTHER history.
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SOT 18:17:57
IN Q=So this book

((REGINALD SHAREEF: SO THIS BOOK FILLS IN THE GAPS AND ONE OF THE GOALS OF THE BOOK IS THAT FOR FUTURE HISTORIES MAYBE THEY WILL BE MORE INCLUSIVE, AND I THINK THIS ADDS TO THAT PROCESS ))
SUPER=01-Reginald Shareef/Author;
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=to that process
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VO-NAT


The book is available in the Harrison Museum and will soon be sold in local book stores.
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ANCHOR=scott
SS=NONE


Tonight on Primetime Sports-- Northwestern's head football coach says he is NOT interested in coaching at Notre Dame.
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VO-NAT


And the law of supply and demand is uncorked in Roanoke...we'll explain when NEWS-7 Primetime returns.
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WEFC!!!
go to break

P-New-Wine


ANCHOR=scott
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-91
GRAPHIC=None


Wine lovers lined up today throughout the WORLD for bottles of Beaujolais Nouveau (BOE-juh-lay new-VOE).
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


A special delivery in downtown Roanoke brought ten cases to Lee and Edwards Wine Merchants this afternoon.
Facing unusual demand for the first wine of the new vintage year, the store is rationing bottles until another shipment arrives next week.
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SOT
IN Q=The French will not allow

((GORDON KENDALL/STORE MANAGER: THE FRENCH WILL NOT ALLOW IT TO BE RELEASED BEFORE THE THIRD THURSDAY IN NOVEMBER, WHICH IS TODAY. SO EVEN IN PARIS IT'S THE SAME THING. AND THAT POLICY CREATES A PENT- UP DEMAND. AND THERE HAS BEEN A LOT OF ANTICIPATION. OUR PHONE HAS BEEN RINGING A LOT FOR THE LAST THREE WEEKS, PEOPLE ASKING AND RESERVING NOUVEAU.))
SUPER=01-Gordon Kendall/Store Manager;
RUNS=:22
OUT Q=reserving nouveau.
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P-Balloon


ANCHOR=Scott
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#96-82
GRAPHIC=None


It might not have been the best day for flying, but that didn't stop one lift-off today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


A U-S Air pilot took his balloon up this morning, and gave the principal at Clearbrook Elementary School a ride.
It was part of the school's celebration of American Education Week.
The balloon floated across southwest Roanoke County and into Roanoke, then Salem, landing safely at the V-A Hospital.
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ANCHOR=scott


(toss to Robin) It probably was little cold to be up in the sky today....
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P-prostate


ANCHOR=scott
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=men;s health


Some men might inherit a tendency for prostate cancer.
Researchers say they've found evidence for a genetic link to the disease by proving a mutated gene may account for about three percent of all prostate cancer cases.
Researchers say the discovery advances efforts to develop a genetic test and find new therapies.
The study was conducted by the National Institutes of Health, Johns Hopkins University and a Swedish university.
Prostate Cancer kills more than 40-thousand American men every year.

P-Playpens


ANCHOR=scott
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=spr
TAPE#596-38
GRAPHIC=child safety


A warning tonight about a popular children's playpen that could collapse unexpectedly.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC;


The top rails of Century Products "Fold- N- Go" play yard may collapse... forming a potentially- deadly trap for children.
Recently, an 18- month- old boy in Centerville died because of the problem.
Now the company is sending out repair kits for the collapsing hazard.
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SOT 15:04:53
IN Q=The repair

((DAVID CAMPBELL/CENTURY PRODUCTS COMPANY: THE REPAIR KIT INCLUDES NEW TOP RAILS WHICH INCLUDE THE NEW LOCK FEATURE WHICH PREVENTS THE TOP RAILS FROM FOLDING OR COLLAPSING DURING NORMAL PLAY WITH A CHILD. ))
SUPER=01-David Campbell/Century Products;
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OUT Q=a child
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VO-NAT


There are two affected play pen models according to the report... 10-710 and 10-810. dissolve to pinnacle
If you own one of these products, the company urges you to call them at 1-800-541-0264.
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P-Smokeout


ANCHOR=scott
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=spr
TAPE#596-39
GRAPHIC=smokescream 10580


The American Cancer Society gave hundreds of local elementary school students reason to shout this afternoon.
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SOT 14:31:34
IN Q=Don't

((NAT SOUND OF STUDENTS: DON'T START. ))
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OUT Q=..start.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


More than 300 students at Fishburn Park Elementary helped to get the WORD out on the Great American SMOKEout
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SOT 14:42:22 & 14:41:39
IN Q=I learned not

(( PIERRE WEBSTER/5TH GRADER: I LEARNED NOT TO SMOKE. JAY MOORE/REPORTING: WHY SHOULDN'T YOU SMOKE. WEBSTER: CAUSE IT CAN KILL YOU.
DANIEL DRIVER/5TH GRADER: THAT YOU SHOULDN'T SMOKE AND IF SOMEONE ASK YOU SAY NO.))
SUPER=01-Pierre Webster/5th Grader; :00
SUPER=01-Daniel Driver/5th Grader; :07 Super Quick!!!
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=you say no.
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VO-NAT


The smokeout was founded in 19-77 BY the American Cancer Society.
And health officials say people are starting to smoke at a younger age.
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SOT 14:50:09
IN Q=Hit em while

((KERIN WALLACE/SCHOOL NURSE: HIT EM WHILE THEY'RE YOUNG CAUSE 90 PERCENT OF ALL SMOKERS START BEFORE THE AGE OF 18. THE AVERAGE AGE THAT A CHILD WILL EXPERIMENT OR TRY A CIGARETTE IS AGE NINE. ))
SUPER=01-Kerin Wallace/School Nurse;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=cigarette is age nine.
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VO-NAT


More than 12-hundred people die each day from smoking related illnesses.
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Cool-Video


ANCHOR=scott
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=spr
TAPE#cool
GRAPHIC=news-7 primetime


For our video pick tonight we leap out west to Seattle, Washington...
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VO-NAT
SUPER=75-Seattle;

where a couple of parachutists jumped off the Space Needle... including 29- year- old Jessica (KLUTE-myer) Kluetmeier.
But after she released her chute... her gear became tangled... causing her to fall at a much faster rate.
Luckily... she was able to land on the grass and avoid serious injuries.
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SOT 15:31:04
IN Q=Right now

((ANDY CALISTRAT/PARACHUTIST: RIGHT NOW IT DOESN'T HURT. SO THEY'RE JUST TRYING TO BE REAL CAREFUL NOT TO MOVER HER IN CASE ANYTHING IS WRONG. ))
SUPER=01-Andy Calistrat/Parachutist;
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=is wrong
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VO-NAT


Kluetmeier had already jumped off the Space Needle earlier in the day...apparently without any problems at all.
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(toss to mike)
ANCHOR=scott


Mike, that seems like something you guys in the sports department do every day.

SP-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#fb96-2
GRAPHIC=NONE


Coming up tonight on Primetime sports here on WEFC, Gary Barnett says no to Notre Dame, we'll have your FFE regional championship lineup, plus Steve Mason with a Roundhouse wrapup.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Checkers vs. Express; :00


But first the Roanoke Express is on the home ice tonight trying to gets its sixth straight win.
The Express would get off to a good start as Ilya Dubkov slaps in Jeff Jablonski's pass.
They led 2-to-nothing after 2 periods, but Charlote gets three in third to end the Express' winning streaks with the 3-to-2 win.
Now your scores.
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SP-Barnett


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB96-3
GRAPHIC=LOU HOLTZ


The list of candidates to replace Lou HOLTZ at Notre Dame got a lot smaller today as Northwestern's
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=04-NCAA; :00


Gary Barnett withdrew his name from consideration for the job.
The man most considered the top candidate says he was never offered the job and that he is staying put for personal reasons.
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SP-Express


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


As you saw at the top of tonight's sportscast, the Express was beaten tonight at home by Charlotte.
But despitethe setback it has been a good week 10 day stretch for the team.
Steve Mason has more on some of the keys to the team's recent success with another addition of Round House Wrap up.
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SOT
IN Q=first audio
SUPER=@Steve1; :05
SUPER=01-Frank Anzalone/Express Head Coach; :16
SUPER=03-Roanoke/This Week; :32
SUPER=01-Ilya Dubkov/Express Center; :52
SUPER=01-Dave Gagnon/Express Goalie; 1:13
RUNS=1:50
OUT Q=...News 7 sports" (FADE OUT STANDINGS AND MUSIC.)
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((STEVE MASON:)) ((FRANK ANZALONE:)) ((The way Anzalone trains the Express; it's quite clear the coach prefers an athlete who is in top physical shape all the time.
The teams conditioning is paying off. Roanoke won all four of it's home games from November 12 to this past Tuesday by a combined score of 25 to 7. Ilya Dubkov had 3 goals and 6 assists during the stretch. ((ILYA DUBKOV:)) ((MICHAEL SMITH:)) The Express has had only 4 defenseman on the roster of late. Dave Stewart's severely sprained left ankle has forced Anzalone and G.M. Pierre Paeiment to shop for other defenders.
It's a good thing Dave Gagnon is the leader in minutes among ECHL goalies and is second in saves. ((DAVE GAGNON:)) ((STEVE MASON:)) (JEFF COWAN:))
One note, Jeff Jablonski is 5th in the league in overall scoring,
Roanoke fans got a chance to see a legend Tuesday. Wheeling coach Tommy McVee has coached over 40 years in the NHL, AHL, IHL, and the old eastern league.
Now lets take a look at the standings.
That's it for this addition, Steve Mason, Round House Wrap up.))
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SP-FFE


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-12
GRAPHIC=FFE LOGO


The football season is winding down quickly and tomorrow night Friday Football Extra will give you a front row seat for the Regional Championships.
Here are the six games we'll have for you tomorrow night.
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SOT
IN Q=first score
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=...LOGO COMES FULL."
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preview-boards


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


The weather is causing problems in Highland County-- schools there are running one hour late tomorrow.
Here's what we are working on in the newsroom for NEWS-7 at 11.
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SUPER=x5024;
SUPER=76-Officer Shot;


A Danville Police officer is shot in the throat during a raid.
SUPER=77-"Under Whose Influence?"


Plus Melanie Moon wraps up "Under Whose Influence?" a series on teen substance abuse-
SUPER=x5025
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ANCHOR=scott
SS=NONE

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