12:00-01

NOON-HEADLINES

TALENT=Melanie
SS=None
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VO-NAT


A man was fatally shot last night in the middle of a Roanoke neighborhood, now police search for the shooter.
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And a promise from top airline executives to make flying in the skies safer.

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TALENT=Patrick


Showers are likely throughout the next day or so, and then cooler weather is on the way for our weekend. I'll have all the details, plus a look at our Friday Football Extra banquet.
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ANCHOR=Melanie


Stick around, News 7 at Noon is next.

Shooting


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-103
GRAPHIC=Shooting


Roanoke police this afternoon are looking for the suspect who gunned down a 17- year- old last night in a Northwest neighborhood.
Police have identified the victim as Antwan Hilton Gray of Ferncliff Avenue.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


A number of shots were fired at about seven in the 25- hundred block of Centre Avenue.
When authorities got to the scene, they found Gray's body lying in the middle of the street surrounded by more than a hundred on-lookers.
Very little information is being released, but police at this point think they know which direction the shots came from.
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SOT 20:04:53
IN Q=Not sure

((SGT. STAN SMITH/ROANOKE CITY POLICE: NOT SURE HOW MANY TIMES HE WAS SHOT OR ANYTHING LIKE THAT. WE'VE GOT VERY LIMITED INFORMATION AT THIS POINT. BUT PROBABLY THE SHOOTER WAS STANDING UP ON THE HILL OF THE YARD, UP TOWARD THE HOUSING COMPLEX WHEN THE SHOTS WERE FIRED ))
SUPER=01-Stan Smith/Roanoke City Police;
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VO-NAT


Police are no commenting on any possible suspects.
This marks the 11th murder in Roanoke City this year.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=hold


Police are asking that anyone who might have information about the shooting to call the detective division.

Airlines-Clinton


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=clinton


Top Executives of some of the nation's major airlines joined the President at the White House today for an announcement on voluntary safety measures.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington DC;


They have promised to install fire detectors in the cargo holds of all jetliners.
SUPER=@File;


The action comes in the wake of the May ValuJet crash in Florida that killed all 110 aboard.
Investigators suspect a cargo fire caused the crash.
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10:38:35
IN Q=I SAID IN OCTOBER.
RUNS=:14
OUT Q= PEOPLE AND SKIES SAFER.
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VO-NAT


However, the accord does not cover devices to put out fires after they're detected.
Industry officials say there are technical issues that still need to be solved.
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LAKE


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=clinton


From the White House today President Clinton also pledged to go to the mat to defend his nominee for C-I-A director.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


Key Senators yesterday criticized Anthony Lake for keeping secret a deal to let Iran supply weapons to Bosnian Muslims.
Also, the Justice Department is investigating Lake for failing to sell off energy stocks as required under White House conflict of interest rules.
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Iran


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


The U-S may be planning air strikes against Iran for its role in the June bombing at a base in Saudia Arabia.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


Today's "Los Angeles Times" says Pentagon officials believe Shiite terrorists linked to Iran detonated the truck bomb that killed 19 servicemen.
Meanwhile, the commander of the base has been cleared of responsibility in the bombing.
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ISRAEL-shooting


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


The deaths of a Jewish mother and her son near a West Bank settlement appear to be revving up tensions in Israel.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Beit El, West Bank/Last Night;


The two were killed last night in a drive by shooting.
A group called the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine is claiming responsibility.
It opposes Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts and is linking the attack to Israeli settlement policies.
At their funeral today, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu demanded action.
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SOT
IN Q=

10:21:51 ((WHAT WE EXPECT IS THE PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY TO LIVE UP TO ITS COMMITMENT, THIS IS A TEST FOR THE, THIS A INDICATION OF WHETHER THEY ARE SERIOUS.))
SUPER=01-Benjamin Netanyahu/Israeli Prime Minister;
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OUT Q=WHETHER THEY ARE SERIOUS.
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VO-NAT


Palestinian security forces reportedly arrested some P-F-L-P members today in connection with the case.
Israel's Army radio reports 15 arrests.
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Aberdeen


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


The sex scandal at a Maryland Army base is getting bigger.
"The New York Times" reports more than 50 women at the Aberdeen base say they were raped, assaulted or harassed in the last two years -- that's double the number previously reported.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Aberdeen, MD;


The Times report comes one day after a congressional delegation visited the base.
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SOT
IN Q=There is concern...
(( SOT, REP. SUSAN MOLINARI R-NY ))

"There is a concern...and make changes." ))
SUPER=01-Rep. Susan Molinari/(R) New York;
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OUT Q=and make changes.
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VO-NAT


A captain and two drill sergeants from Aberdeen have been charged with rape and sexual harassment.
But the Times report says the probe is widening and now includes more than 25 drill sergeants and other instructors.
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Ward


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-88
GRAPHIC=Ward


Lord Botetourt's former head football coach is hoping for a second chance.
But that will have to happen after he spends more than a month behind bars.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


Yesterday, Andy Ward was sentenced to 40 days in jail.
Most of the punishment stems from a drunken driving conviction in March in which he initially received probation.
But since then, Ward received another D-U-I charge... and was caught driving on a suspended license.
He resigned amid the controversy a couple of weeks ago but at the time remained silent about his situation.
But after yesterday's hearing Ward talked about his future.
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SOT 17:08:23
IN Q=Plans are

((ANDY WARD/FORMER FOOTBALL COACH: PLANS ARE UP IN THE AIR RIGHT NOW. EVENTUALLY I'D LIKE TO STAY IN COACHING. HOPEFULLY THERE'S SOMEBODY OUT THERE THAT WILL GIVE ME THAT SECOND OPPORTUNITY TO PROVE THAT I AM A GOOD PERSON. I JUST MADE A FEW MISTAKES IN MY LIFE. ))
SUPER=01-Andy Ward/Former Football Coach;
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OUT Q=in my life
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VO-NAT


Ward also apologized to his friends, family, and students.... calling the past few weeks the most difficult period in his life.
Ward was suppose to start serving his jail time last night.
But he's free after entering an appeal.
His attorney, however, expects him to withdraw that appeal in the coming days.
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Together


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=eea
TAPE#96-93
GRAPHIC=none


A Roanoke dating service is out of business.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Yesterday


Together of Roanoke Incorporated closed yesterday.
The company's corporate headquarters told News 7 they terminated the franchise because the business had not met its sales quota.
Franchise owner John Byron would not talk on camera, but in a faxed statement, said he was closing because of his age, and concerns about the corporate organization.
The Better Business Bureau had concerns about the local franchise, giving it a negative rating.
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SOT 05:37:50
IN Q= because they have

((FRAN STEPHANZ BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU;BECAUSE THEY HAVE TOO MANY COMPLAINTS, THEY HAVE NOT REMOVED THE UNDERLYING CAUSE OF THE COMPLAINTS, AND ACTUALLY HAVE AN UNANSWERED COMPLAINT. ))
SUPER=01-Fran Stephanz/Better Business Bureau
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OUT Q=have an unanswered complaint
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VO-NAT


Most of the complaints are from people who say they did not get what they paid for, and some paid as much as three-thousand dollars for introductions to potential mates.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Melanie


When we return-
Roscoe Reynolds says Allen Dudley is misrepresenting his record
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VO-NAT


And a well-known performer's records may soon be the only way to hear him.
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Talent=Patrick

Wx-Tease music up full comm1

Death-penalty


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-91
GRAPHIC=None


Tonight Lem Tuggle is scheduled to become the seventh man executed in Virginia this year.
Tuggle is the last survivor of six men who pulled off the biggest death row escape in U-S history.
Tuesday Larry Stout was executed.
Keith Humphry talked with a Roanoke minister, who was Stout's spiritual advisor and friend.
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SOT
IN Q=Not a good
SUPER=01-Rev. Bob West/Heartbeat Prison Ministry; :00
SUPER=@keith1; :33
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((BOB WEST/HEARTBEAT PRISON MINISTRY: NOT A GOOD CANDIDATE FOR PERFECT CITIZEN, BUT HE WAS A CHANGED MAN... SINCE I'VE KNOWN HIM AND HE DIED PEACEFULLY LAST NIGHT.))
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Bob West has been to prison 5-thousand times.
He became a spiritual advisor to death row inmates in 1990. Over an eight-day period- -this week and next, he and his wife will watch four men go to their deaths.
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SOT 1:50:22
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((WE DEVELOP A WARM FRIENDSHIP. LARRY STOUT, LAST NIGHT AS WE LEFT HIM...))
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((AS HE SHARES HIS LAST WORDS WITH US, HE SAYS, "BOB AND SARA, YOU'VE BEEN FAMILY." ))
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((WHEN A MAN TELLS YOU THAT YOU'VE BECOME FAMILY, THEN IS IMMEDIATELY IS PUT TO DEATH I SUPPOSE THAT TAKES A PIECE OF YOU AWAY. ))
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((OF COURSE. OF COURSE.))
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((THESE MEN NEED TO HAVE ONE PERSON WHO IS THERE BECAUSE WE LOVE THEM, AND WE'RE THERE BECAUSE WE'RE A FRIEND.))
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Capital killers can still choose the electric chair over lethal injection.
Joseph O'Dell is set to be executed Monday, and he says he wants to be electrocuted.
For some time West made a point of turning away as they pulled the switch on the electric chair, but he finally watched Timothy Spencer die by electrocution.
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SOT 2:02:05 * * * tape #2
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((I THOUGHT THAT WOULD BE THE LAST ELECTROCUTION EVER, AND IT JUST SAID I OUGHT TO WATCH IT SO I CAN ANSWER FOR MYSELF IF IT'S CRUEL. AND? IT IS.))
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OUT Q=and it is.

Keith Humphry NEWS 7.))

Puppyland


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-92
GRAPHIC=Lawsuit


A channel 10 reporter defended her allegedly libelous stories about Puppyland before a Roanoke jury yesterday.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


Kris Loyd testified under oath for more than two hours- -reciting what she did to check out the claims of former Puppyland employees and customers.
Earlier in the day W-S-L-S T-V called former Puppyland employees who said they'd seen owner Chris Benson mistreat animals.... specifically muzzling dogs with tape or rope.
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SOT 19:12:42
IN Q=I was calling

((I WAS CALLING AROUND, CRAZY AS IT SOUNDS, TO FIND OUT WHAT WOULD BE STANDARD IN THE ROANOKE VALLEY, WOULD TAPING UP A DOG'S MOUTH OR TYING IT UP WITH ROPE BE CONSIDERED NORMAL. I MUST HAVE CALLED ABOUT 10 PLACES, AND THEY SAID ABSOLUTELY NOT.))
SUPER=01-Kris Loyd/WSLS-TV Reporter
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OUT Q=absolutely not.
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VO-NAT


Her attorneys showed the jury a story Loyd had done that included a demonstration of proper dog grooming techniques.
Benson and Puppyland are suing Loyd and the T-V station for 10-million dollars, claiming her reports were maliciously false.
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Reynolds


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-98
GRAPHIC=Virgil Goode


The special election to replace Virgil Goode in the State Senate is less than a week away.
Yesterday, Democrats accused Republican Allen Dudley of
SS=Roscoe Reynolds

misrepresenting Roscoe Reynolds' record in the House of Delegates.
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VO-NAT


Dudley's ads claim that Reynolds voted against legislation that would have made it easier to prosecute drug kingpins.
Reynolds voted to carry the legislation over to another General Assembly session.
And supporters say they object to suggestions that Reynolds is soft on crime.
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SOT 00:06:10
IN Q=Roscoe was a prosecutor

((DEL. WARD ARMSTRONG/D- MARTINSVILLE: ROSCOE WAS A PROSECUTOR FOR OVER 18 YEARS, WAS COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY FOR HENRY COUNTY. ONE THING YOU CAN SAY ABOUT ROSCOE IS THAT HE HAS ALWAYS BEEN AT THE FOREFRONT OF FIGHTING CRIME.))
SUPER=@Armstrong;
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OUT Q=fighting crime.
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Dudley


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-105
GRAPHIC=NONE


The jabs continued last night at a G-O-P news conference in Henry County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Henry Co.;


Governor Allen accused Reynolds of trying to cut millions in funding for the Governor's Opportunity Fund.
The program is used to lure industry to the commonwealth by awarding money to localities-- The money is then used to improve sites where businesses have agreed to locate.
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SOT
IN Q=His opponent

((GEORGE ALLEN:HIS OPPONENT IN THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES VOTED TO CUT THIS 20- MILLION DOLLARS FROM THE GOVERNOR'S OPPORTUNITY FUND. ALLEN STOOD WITH ME. ALLEN DUDLEY STOOD WITH ME AND WE WERE ABLE TO EVENTUALLY, THANKS TO THE SENATE, GET IT RESTORED. ))
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OUT Q=restored.
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=Reynolds


Reynolds denies trying to slash funding, accusing Republicans of misrepresenting his voting record.
Reynolds says he's always been, and will continue to be, a supporter of the Governor's Opportunity Fund.

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SOFT MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Melanie


Coming up-
Some Hokies are finding a special way to spread the holiday cheer
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VO-NAT


And Governor Allen is spreading the spirit throughout his office.
A nativity scene was recently set up in his waiting room.
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Nativity-Scene


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-87
GRAPHIC=None


The separation of church and state can be give lawmakers a headache around the holidays.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


But Governor Allen had absolutely NO qualms about letting a Fairfax woman set up a nativity scene and Hanukkah display in his waiting room.
In fact, he helped.
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SOT 06:54:32
IN Q=Believe it

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: BELIEVE IT OR NOT, THIS IS ME ACTING WITHOUT ANY COUNSEL. I WAS JUST DOING WHAT I THOUGHT WAS THE RIGHT THING TO DO. FINDING A SOLUTION.))
SUPER=@Allen;
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OUT Q=a solution.
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The American Civil Liberties Union says allowing the nativity scene opens the public forum to free speech by any group -- even the American Nazi Party.
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SOT 06:52:17
IN Q=Let me tell

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: LET ME TELL YOU THIS. ANYBODY FROM THE AMERICAN NAZI PARTY WANTS TO HAVE A DISPLAY IN THE GOVERNOR'S OFFICE, THE ANSWER'S NO. AND WE REALLY DON'T EVEN CARE TO HAVE YOU IN HERE.))
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OUT Q=in here.
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VO-NAT


The Governor says he will consider allowing an A-C-L-U display on the First Amendment next to his plastic nativity scene.
SUPER=03-Richmond/April 1996;


This year, Rita Warren was allowed to erect an Easter display in a State Capitol hall.
But for Christmas, a legislative committee turned her down after a three hour closed door session.
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Christmas-Store


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#96-106
GRAPHIC=Christmas


Exams and the Orange Bowl may be just around the corner, but some Hokies have found time to spread the holiday cheer.
Kimberly McBroom has the story. (/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=They may look a little too husky
SUPER=03-Christiansburg; :00
SUPER=01-Cody Whipple/Tech Free Safety; :17
SUPER=01-T.J. Washington/Tech Offensive Tackle; :39
SUPER=@Kimberly2; :54
SUPER=01-Joyce Hendricks/Montgomery Co. Christmas Store; 1:03
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OUT Q=News 7, Christiansburg

(( They may look a little too husky to be Santa's elves-- but these Virginia Tech football players spent the evening spreading a little holiday cheer.
They helped needy families pick out toys, gifts, and food at the Montgomery County Christmas Store.
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SOT 6:38:14

((CODY WHIPPLE/TECH FREE SAFETY: I MEAN, REALLY THIS IS WHAT IT COMES DOWN TO. THESE ARE OUR FANS. THESE ARE THE PEOPLE THAT COME TO THE GAMES. IT'S EXCITING TO COME OUT AND SEE THEM BECAUSE THEY REALLY DO LOOK UP TO US, AND IT'S A GOOD FEELING. ))
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And it's a welcome feeling after a series of player indictments and suspensions this year.
Some say volunteerism among the team extends beyond the Christmas season-- and it's not just for show.
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SOT 6:31:12

((T.J. WASHINGTON/TECH OFFENSIVE TACKLE: WE DON'T DO IT FOR THE MERE FACT OF BEING ON TELEVISION. WE DO IT FOR OURSELVES AND TO HELP EVERYONE. BUT I THINK BY THIS, I HOPE WE CAN SHOW THAT WE'RE GOOD GUYS. WE HAVE MAYBE ONE OR TWO GUYS THAT MADE BAD DECISIONS. BUT OVERALL, WE DO GOOD THINGS. ))
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The Christmas store is in its 15th season.
This year it will make the holiday possible for 14- hundred needy families.
Organizers say the Tech helpers play a major role.
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SOT 6:51:48

((JOYCE HENDRICKS/MONTGOMERY CO. CHRISTMAS STORE: THEY'RE REALLY PRETTY GOOD GUYS, AND WE ENJOYED THEM LAST YEAR AND IT WAS GOOD TO HAVE THEM COME BACK THIS YEAR. ))
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The Hokies also took time to sign autographs for their young fans-- who won't see these elves fly off to the North Pole, but to much warmer Miami for the Orange Bowl.
Kimberly McBroom, News 7, Christiansburg. ))



Sinatra


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


Some sad news about music legend Frank Sinatra as he celebrates his 81 first birthday today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


"The New York Post" reports that Sinatra is in "very poor health" and will never perform again.
The Post quotes a source who says "it's only a question of how long he'll live."
Sinatra was hospitalized last month for what was said to be a pinched nerve.
His publicist says he plans to celebrate his birthday at home with family and friends.
New York City will mark the day by illuminating the top of the Empire State Building in blue.
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Stocks


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=lba
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=stocks


On Wall Street at Noon, the Dow was DOWN 9 points.
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SPORTS MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Melanie


Up next in sports,
Tournament organizers in Lynchburg expect to attract some of the Mid Atlantic's top BASKETBALL talent for a February tournament.
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VO-NAT


And,
The Area's top high school football players and coaches gathered last night for the Friday Football Extra banquet.
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FFE


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=afr
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=FFE Logo


The 13th annual Friday Football Extra awards banquet attracted 150 people to the Airport Marriot last night.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/FFE Awards Banquet;


All 15 Players of the week, including High School All- American Tyrone Robertson, picked up plaques, caps, and jerseys,
The area's coaches also took home some hardware, and some cash.
Salem High School won one- thousand dollars as the area's team of the year.
The Spartans were this year's double-A state champions.
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IN Q=I always tell

((I ALWAYS TELL GUYS WE WIN A LOT OF BALL GAMES WE SHOULDN'T WIN BECAUSE THEY DON'T HAVE TO JUST BEAT OUR TEAM. THEY HAVE TO BEAT OUR COACHING STAFF, OUR TEAM, THE CITY OF SALEM AND ALL THOSE FANS WE HAVE. ))
SUPER=01-Willis White/Salem Spartans Head Coach;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=FANS WE HAVE
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VO-NAT


Bob Grey from Staunton River won the Overall coach of the year award--
And Roy Stanley and Mike Stevens looked good enough to win "BEST-DRESSED."
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Tech


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#TB97-1
GRAPHIC=Tech Logo


In Blacksburg last night, the Hokies and Highlanders of Radford squared off in a big game at the Cassell.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Virginia Tech vs. Radford; :


The Lady Highlanders worked the inside to open the game. Dana Schnell takes it in for the reverse layup and a 24 to 21 Radford lead.
But the Hokies come back. Former William Byrd star Sherry Banks makes the steal and cruises in for the easy layup.
The Lady Highlanders answered Wilma Walters passes to Kim Cruise who takes it down the middle for the easy snowbird.
Tech pushed it outside. Kim Seaver SUPER=33-Virginia

Tech/82/Radford/84/;passes to Amy Wetzell and she pulls up to hit the three pointer but Radford wins the game 84 to 82.
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Shootout


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#BB97-1
GRAPHIC=High School Hoops


They're already calling it one of the premier high school basketball events of the season, where area fans can catch a glimpse of tomorrow's college stars.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


Sponsors yesterday announced they'll hold the first annual "Hill City Shootout" at Liberty University's Vines Center in February.
Eight teams from the mid- Atlantic region will play in the one-day tournament.. FOUR of them made the top ten of USA Today's preseason poll.
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SOT 00:22:37
IN Q=This is the

((PATRIC BOGGS/CENTRAL VIRGINIA AAU: THIS IS THE HOTBED OF BASKETBALL TALENT AND WITH THIS KIND OF TALENT COMING IN, WE FEEL LIKE THAT WE'LL HAVE A TERRIFIC CROWD FOR PEOPLE WHO REALLY WANT TO COME IN AND SEE HIGH CALIBER COMPETITION AND THIS IS CERTAINLY IT.))
SUPER=01-Patric Boggs/Central Virginia AAU; :00
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OUT Q=this is certainly it.
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VO-NAT


Boggs says scheduling conflicts kept several local schools out of the tournament.
They hope to expand the field next year to include some of the area's top teams. (----------------)