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Coming up-
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Hundreds are held captive for a third night in Peru-
Two of the hostages have family in Roanoke- one was released. the other is still inside.
A man tries to escape prison by MAILING himself out.
And Frank Beamer talks about troubles with his team.
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News 7 is next.

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Good Evening.
Four more hostages have been freed in Lima, Peru-
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but hundreds remain inside the Japanese ambassadors residence- including several Americans.
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


One woman who got out has family in Roanoke.
Cecila (ah-la-me) Alami says her sister's been released, but her brother in law is still being held captive.
SUPER=03-Utah;


A prisoner tried to gain freedom by mailing himself in a box- but guards caught him in the nick of time.
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((JACK FORD/PRISON SPOKESMAN: IT WAS WELL THOUGHT UOT. WELL PLANNED. WELL THOUGHT OUT.))
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Join us for News 7 at Eleven.

Peru


ANCHOR=Jean
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Some hostages are trickling out of the Japanese Ambassadors residence in Peru- one of them, a woman with ties to Roanoke.
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The latest group walked out tonight escorted by Red Cross Workers.
But that leaves more than 300 hostages still inside.
They've been held since Tuesday night-
While food and supplies are making their way inside- there's no sign of when this standoff will end.
The gunmen are demanding the release of jailed comrades and it appears they will not give in.
One Roanoke family is keeping a close eye on the situation.
Jay Moore reports-
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Local-Peru


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WIPE***WIPE****WIPE***
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(( Cecilia Alami says her sister and brother- in law were captured while attending the ambassador's dinner.
Her sister, Stella was released unharmed but Stella's husband is still being held hostage.
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((ALAMI: MY SISTER DIDN'T WANT TO LEAVE. SHE WOULD HAVE PREFERRED STAYING WITH HER HUSBAND. THERE IS SOME RELIEF BUT WE'RE STILL WORRIED ABOUT HIM.))
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Stella and her husband Kris have lived in Peru for about two years.
Kris has worked all over Central and South America.
He currently works for the U-S Agency for International Development.
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SOT 7:28:01
IN Q=What I'm hoping

((ALAMI: WHAT I'M HOPING IS THAT PEOPLE TAKE THEIR TIME WITH THIS. THAT THEY DON'T RUSH WITH ANYTHING. I'M SURE THE PEOPLE THAT ARE NEGOTIATIONS THAT ARE TRYING TO GET THE HOSTAGES OUT ARE KEEPING IN MIND THE LIVES OF THE HOSTAGES. ))
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Cecilia says her sister is getting plenty of support from her and her other 14 siblings.
This large family is sending plenty of prayers for Kris's safe release.
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IN Q=The day before this

((ALAMI: THE DAY BEFORE THIS HAPPENED HE HAD SENT US AN EMAIL INFORMATION TELLING US HE COULDN'T BE HERE. SOME OF THE FAMILY IS COMING HERE FOR CHRISTMAS. HE WENT ON TO EXPLAIN HE PROBABLY WOULDN'T BE WORKING OVERSEES FOR VERY MUCH LONGER AND IN THE NEXT COUPLE OF YEARS HE'D COME BACK HOME HE THOUGHT FAMILY WAS IMPORTANT.))
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And the important thing for this family now is to hopefully have Kris safe and free this Christmas.
Jay Moore, News 7.

school-Closing


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Some school systems in our viewing area are still trying to deal with yesterday's snow.
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Pinnacle Board Jean reads closings from Board.
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Power-Outage


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About five thousand American Electric Power customers in Southwest Roanoke and Roanoke County were without power for a while tonight.
A spokesman for A-E-P says the problem was in a relay at the Mudlick Station.
The power was out from around 8:40 until shortly after ten.

Tech-Players


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB96-2
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For the first time since two of his players were charged with rape and attempted sodomy, Virginia Tech head football coach Frank Beamer spoke publically about the trouble his program has faced recently.
While Brian Edmonds and James Crawford are the most recent players to make headlines, the program's problems date back more than a year, and Beamer made it clear today the off field problem must stop.
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((FRANK BEAMER/VA. TECH HEAD COACH:))
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Beamer says he will continue to handle each case on an individual basis - especially when it comes to reevaluating whether or not to reinstate the handful of players who are still on suspension.

SAFE


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Starting in January, sexual assault education will be required for all Virginia Tech athletes.
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The university is launching Project SAFE, Sexual Assault Facts and Education.
It's taken a year to develop the comprehensive program, which will eventually be extended campus-wide.
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((ELYZABETH HOLFORD/PROJECT SAFE COORDINATOR: IT'S DESIGNED TO LOOK AT MORE THAN THE ISSUE OF SEXUAL ASSAULT, BUT TO ACTUALLY LOOK AT THE ROOTS OF THE PROBLEM. AND THAT'S TAKING A LOOK AT GENDER RELATIONS, ALSO LOOKING AT SEXISM. ))
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Officials say Christy Brzonkala's rape allegations against two football players LAST year highlighted a need for the program.
Athletic Director Dave Braine says Project SAFE will be a model for all campuses.
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((DAVE BRAINE/TECH ATHLETIC DIRECTOR: I MEAN I SURE HAVE LEARNED A GREAT DEAL FROM IT AND I THINK BECAUSE I THINK IT'S SO IMPORTANT AND THAT I HAVE PREACHED THAT TO OUR STAFF AND OUR COACHES, THEY NOW KNOW IT'S IMPORTANT AND I THINK THAT WILL PERMEATE THROUGH THE PROGRAM, AND HOPEFULLY THE UNIVERSITY. ))
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The program consists of eight hours worth of seminars, which will include alcohol education.

Postal-shooting


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Another fatal shooting at a Post office-
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this one outside the main Post office in Las Vegas.
A postal supervisor was shot- a recently fired worker is under arrest.
Police say the suspect surrendered to a police officer a few minutes after the shooting.
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Militia-Shooting


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A key figure in Arizona's Viper Militia pled guilty to eleven counts.
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Gary Bauer admitted he conspired to use explosives and to teach others to use them.
Bauer was one of 12 Viper Militia members arrested in July.
SUPER=03-Phoenix/July;


He faced the most serious charges.
Prosecutors alleged the group was plotting to blow up federal buildings.
The indicment however charged them with the less serious conpsiracy and weapons charges.
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Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
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Still to come on News 7 at 11, it's been twelve years in the making as minister Jerry Falwell and adult magazine publisher Larry Flynt get ready to debate on television,
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and after months of preparation, the television industry unveils its new rating system. We'll tell you what it is when we return.
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TV-Ratings


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Starting next year expect to see ratings on TV shows.
Lee Cowan explains the new system.
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((The rating would appear in the upper left hand corner of your screen starting with a TV-Y meant for all kids or a TVY-7 for kids 7 and older. And it continues from TV-G for general audiences, all the way up to TV-M for mature audiences.
LEE COWAN/CBS NEWS: BUT THAT ICON WILL ONLY APEAR FOR ABOUT 15 SECONDS...IT WILL BE TRANSPARENT AND IT WON'T BE VERY BIG. IF YOU CAN'T FIND IT, LOOK OVER MY RIGHT SHOULDER. THAT'S WHAT IT WILL LOOK LIKE. Straight news programs would be exempt, so would sports. All of this could be coming to a screen near you as early as next month. Federal regulators can review the plan, but can't force any changes. this is a voluntary effort and as one creator said it's all or nothing. Lee Cowan, CBS News, Washington.))

Rail-Merger


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TAPE#96-97
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So you want to buy a railroad?
It'll cost you.
That's what Norfolk Southern and cross- state rival C-S-X are learning.
Tonight Norfolk Southern raised its hostile bid for Conrail to ten billion dollars.
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That's larger than the nine- point- five- billion- dollar bid C-S-X made today.
That's about a 16- dollar- a- share increase.
Monday's vote on the Conrail- C-S-X agreement has been postponed until next month.
N-S calls the C-S-X offer an eleventh hour attempt to avoid defeat in a shareholder vote.
Its bid still exceeds the new C-S-X offer by 500- million- dollars.
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Fuel-Prices


ANCHOR=jean
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With a cold snap upon us, heating your home is probably a top priority.
But don't be surprised if your bill is SIGNIFICANTLY higher than last year's.
Roanoke Gas reports an increase of 20 to 25 percent when it comes to natural gas.
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But rate hikes are also affecting other players in the home- heating industry.
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((RON LUNDY/APB-WHITING OIL: UNFORTUNATELY, ALL FORMS OF ENERGY ARE SUBJECT TO FLUCTUATION-- NATURAL GAS, ELECTRIC, CRUDE OIL. THAT'S THE BASIS FOR WHICH HEATING OIL IS MADE. WE'RE ALL IN THE SAME BALL GAME TOGETHER. ))
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Lundy says customers who receive fuel oil to heat their homes will see a 10- percent price increase over last year.
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Falwell-Flynt


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Lynchburg evangelist Jerry Falwell has revived the old debate with Porno Publisher Larry Flynt.
The two plan a joint appearance on cable T-V tomorrow night.
Keith Humphry reminds us what it's all about.
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SUPER=04-Columbia Pictures; :00
SUPER=01-Rev. Jerry Falwell/Thomas Road Baptist Church; :17
SUPER=03-Roanoke/December, 1984; :21
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((
The T-V debate airs a week before the opening of a new movie about Flynt.
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Falwell says he wants to challenge the notion that Flynt's a hero, as a champion of the First Amendment.
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Twelve years ago this month the two men were fighting it out in a Roanoke courtroom.
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((I THINK IT'S AN ON-GOING BATTLE; I THINK IT'S 6,000 YEARS OLD.))
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Larry Flynt had come to town to defend himself against Falwell's 45-million dollar defamation suit.
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((IT'S BEYOND ME TO UNDERSTAND THAT A COUNTRY FOUNDED ON THE PRINTED WORD THAT 200 YEARS LATER, PEOPLE ARE STILL CONCERNED ABOUT WHAT YOU READ OR ABOUT WHAT KIND OF MOVIES THAT YOU SEE.))
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The federal jury in Roanoke concluded Flynt had intentionally inflicted "emotional distress" on Falwell by publishing a parody of a liquor ad, suggesting Falwell was a drunk whose sexual initiation took place in an outhouse with his mother.
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((IF LARRY HAD BEEN PHYSICALLY ABLE AND WERE NOT IN A WHEEL CHAIR. THERE'D HAVE BEEN NO LAWSUIT. I'M A CAMPBELL COUNTY, VIRGINIA COUNTRY BOY. I'D JUST TAKE HIM OUTSIDE THE BARN AND WHIP HIM AND THAT'D BE THE END OF IT.))
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The Supreme Court eventually overturned the trial court's decision. Falwell got nothing, but said today he enjoyed every minute of what he unapologetically calls an attempt to put Flynt out of business.
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((I'M YOUR DREAM CLIENT. I'M THE MOST FUN. I'M RICH, AND I'M ALWAYS IN TROUBLE.))
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Keith Humphry News 7.
Tease#2

Soft Music Under
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Coming up next on the broadcast, we'll head up to Pocahontas County, West Virginia to see how that community is rebounding from high unemployment,
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and we'll tell you why Mattel is upset now that a non politically correct Barbie has been spotted wearing fur!
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Pocahontas


ANCHOR=jean
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Last year, officials in Pocahontas County, West Virginia were optimistic they could cut their unemployment numbers in half.
As Scott Prince reports, they've almost reached that goal.
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((It appears Pocahontas County residents have weathered the storm in more ways than one.
This time last year, unemployment was at 20- point- five percent.
Then two floods practically paralyzed the area.
But the county is now putting its best foot forward.
The newly opened West Virginia Shoe Company has instantly become one of Marlinton's largest employers, thanks to an increasing number of sales.
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((GORDON STUART/WEST VIRGINIA SHOE: SOME OF THE TOP RETAILERS IN THE UNITED STATES HAVE CAST THEIR LOT WITH US. ))
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The factory is already making shoes for J.C. Penny and Sebago... and they've secured new contracts with J. Crew and Brooks Brothers.
By the end of 1997 company officials hope to employ 200 workers. Stand up 14:48:02 ((There' little doubt that places like West Virginia Shoe have made a significant impact. But just as important are the small businesses. Here in Marlinton, most have recovered from the flooding, and that's put even more people back in the workforce.))
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End Stand up
For years the River Place Restaurant operated in cramped quarters.
But last month, an expansion project was completed...
The restaurant reopened with 28 workers... more than twice the staff it had before.
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((MELANIE SHAFER/RIVER PLACE RESTAURANT: I HAVE SOME REALLY GOOD WORKERS. REALLY GOOD WORKERS. THEY PUT THEIR HEART AND SOUL IN THIS PLACE. ))
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Since last year, the unemployment rate has nearly been sliced in half.
But at 10- point- 8 percent, West Virginia officials know they still have a long way to go.
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((SEN. WALT HELMICK/D- MARLINTON: THE WAY WE FEEL WE CAN GET IT EVEN LOWER AND STABILIZE THE ECONOMY IN POCAHONTAS COUNTY IS DOING AS MUCH AS WE POSSIBLY CAN WITH THE RESOURCES WE HAVE AVAILABLE TO US-- NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE TIMBER INDUSTRY. ))
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But for right now, most seem satisfied that STEPS have been taken in the right direction.
Scott Prince, News- 7, Pocahontas County West Virginia. ))

Prisoner


ANCHOR=Jean
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WRITER=JJA
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You've heard of jail breaks -but one prisoner tried to escape in an unique way.
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The convicted sex offender nearly mailed himself to freedom at the Utah State prison.
David Neel was found in a large box on its way to the United Parcel Service station just outside the prison.
A guard thought there was something odd about the box and opened it.
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((JACK FORD/PRISON SPOKESMAN: WELL THE INMATE WAS JUST SITTING IN THERE. HE WASN'T DOING ANYTHING HE HAD NO WEAPONS. I'M ASSUMING HE WAS PLANNING ON KICKING HIS WAY OUT OF THE BOX.))
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Neel is serving a five years to life.
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S-Bearcats


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-23
GRAPHIC=UVa


We start with a Virginia basketball note. forward/guard Courtney Alexander is hurt and is doubtful for this weekend's game against UMBC this saturday.
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SUPER=03-Charlottesville/Flames vs. Cavaliers; :00


The Cavalier super soph sprained his left ankle with just over 2 minutes left in Virginia's 67-54 win over the Liberty Flames Wednesday night. X-rays taken yesterday were negative. he is also questionable for Monday's game vs UConn.
SUPER=03-Cincinnati, OH;


On the hard wood last night, The Cincinnati Bearcats buried Eastern Michigan 102 to 79 on their home floor. Danny Fortson lead all scorers with 33 points.
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S-Cave


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=BB97-2
GRAPHIC=Hometown Hoops


Patrick Henry rebounded from it's loss to Fleming to beat Martinsville 49-46. In girls action, Cave Spring hosted Amherst last night.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Lancers vs. Knights; :00


Linda Long and her Lady Knights..looking to show the new triple A members what basketball is all about.
But Amherst made the first move. Sabrina Leftwich takes the pass and hits the shot to cut Cave's lead to 3.
Lady Knight Amber Neil answers with the dish to Lauren Carr who converts to extend the lead to 9.
SUPER=33-Cave Spring/71/Amherst/28;

Amherst never went away. Lauren Chambris snaps the bottom of the net from the top of the key.
Neil then makes the steal and scores as cave pulls away for the 71-28 win.
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S-Hornets


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-24
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To the NBA. The Hornets could not stop his airness as the visiting Chicago Bulls floated past Charlotte 93-72 last night.
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SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC/Bulls vs. Hornets; :00


Michael Jordan scored 22 of his 35 points in the first half to lead a quick Chicago Bulls start. it was the Bulls 5th straight win at Charlotte.
Dennis Rodman was his usual self, receiving a technical in the first
SUPER=32-Chicago/93/Charlotte/72;

quarter for tangling with Anthony Mason and Vlade Divac.
Glen Rice led Charlotte with 23, but the Bulls do it the Chicago way, winning by 21.
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S-Keenan


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#S6-25
GRAPHIC=MIKE KEENAN

A cold freezer note around the holidays. Former Roanoke Valley Rebel, Mike Keenan, was fired by the St. Louis Blues yesterday.
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VO-NAT eng#
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Keenan was stripped of his head coaching job and his general manager's title.
The Blues are two games under 500 this season. Keenan is the first coach to lose his job in the NHL this year. Express head coach Frank Anzalone commented on Keenan's situation.
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((FRANK ANZALONE/EXPRESS HEAD COACH:))
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S-Davis


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=ksh
TAPE#fb96-3
GRAPHIC=NFL LOGO


Heisman Trophy runner-up and Iowa State running back Troy Davis is heaed to the NFL and will forgo his the remainder of his college eligibility.
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SUPER=04-NCAA; :00


The two-time All American, who led the nation in rushing this year with two-thousand-185 yards, is the first major-college ball carrier to exceed two-thousand yards twice in a career. Now the numbers.
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Sports tease


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still to come tonight, a pre ornage Bowl media day took center stage in Blacksburg today,
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as Virginia tech head coach Frank bemaer addressed a number of topics.
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S-Beamer


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#TF96-2
GRAPHIC=TECH FOOTBALL


Virginia Tech's Pre-Orange Bowl media day brunch was held at the Red Lion Inn in Blacksburg this morning.
Mike Stevens says Nebraska Cornhuskers were one of many items on the menu.
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SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00
SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Va. Tech Head Coach; :00
SUPER=@mike1; :31
SUPER=01-Billy Conaty/Virginia Tech Center; :46
SUPER=04-1996 Spring Game; :1:07
SUPER=01-Loren Johnson/Va. Tech Cornerback; :1:19
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OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS."
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S-Gibbs


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#ST5-25
GRAPHIC=Joe Gibbs

An Atlanta radio station reported that Joe Gibbs was coming out of retirement to coach the Atlanta Falcons.
Gibbs responded to the statement from his Charlotte racing headquarters yesterday afternoon.
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((JOE GIBBS/FORMER REDSKINS HEAD COACH:))
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Barbie-Fur


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=NONE


Barbie is now wearing fur-
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SUPER=03-W. Bloomfield, MI;


For 240 dollars you can cover the doll in mink.
A Michigan furrier's already sold 50 sets of mink coats and matching headbands.
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((ARTHUR BRICKER/FURRIER: THE YOUNG PEOPLE LOVE IT. THE DAUGHTERS AND GRANDAUGHTERS GO CRAZY OVER IT. THEY GRAVITATE TOWARD IT IMMEDIATELY.))
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OUT Q=TOWARD IT IMMEDIATELY."
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VO-NAT


But Barbie's maker doesn't like it.
Matel says Barbie is politically correct, and would never wear animal fur. (----------------)