06:00-01

Shooting

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=jmo
TAPE#96-110
GRAPHIC=Shooting


A shooting in Roanoke last night sent one man to the hospital.
Police are looking for two suspects.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


22- year- old Clarence Patterson was shot in the hip at the Hunt Manor apartments.
Police say two men accosted Patterson, pulled out guns and fired several shots.
Patterson was hit once.
The suspects threatened another man before fleeing on foot.
Police spent more than an hour looking for bullets and shell casings.
Patterson was scheduled for surgery at Roanoke Memorial Hospital last night-- officials are not releasing his condition.
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Buckingham


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-100
GRAPHIC=Prison Security


Violence at the Buckingham Correctional Center has the maximum-security prison under lockdown today.
The department says the 950 bed, maximum security prison was in "chaos"...but add, it was NOT a riot.
That's after an inmate stabbed warden Eddie Pearson in the neck.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Buckingham Co./File Tape;


Corrections spokesman David Botkins says Pearson was seriously hurt but his wounds are not life threatening.
Four inmates suffered minor injuries.
Botkins says the stabbing happened near the mess hall.
About 200 inmates were in the Rec yard at the time.
Those inmates refused to return to their cells for about 45 minutes.
Botkins says dogs and a warning shot from a non-lethal pellet gun helped get the situation under control.
The stabbing is under investigation, and the department has a suspect who has NOT yet been charged.
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NW-WEATHER


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=winter wx


In the Pacific northwest this morning they're bracing for more severe winter weather.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Portland, OR;


An ice storm that hit yesterday has left much of Portland without power.
Ice-covered trees fell on power lines knocking out electricity to more than one-hundred thousand homes and businesses.
And now snow is on the way.
SUPER=03-Seattle, WA;


The white stuff has already fallen in Seattle.
Yesterday's snow showers caused lots of traffic accidents and airport delays, on one of the busiest travel days of the year.
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airport


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=airport security


The nation's airports are one step closer to getting more sophisticated baggage X-ray machines.
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VO-NAT


The F-A-A has awarded a 52 million dollar contract to a California company to install the machines.
The first batch should be in place next month.
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CLINTON


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


At the White House, more fundraising fallout.
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VO-NAT


The Clinton Administration admits a woman, with ties to business interests in Thailand, visited the White House some twenty-six times over the last four years.
The Democratic National Committee returned 253-thousand dollars of Pauline
(Can-channel-ack) Kanchanalak's contributions after learning the money actually

came from her mother-in-law.
The administration says (Can-channel-acks) Kanchanalak's visits to the White House led to no changes in government policy.
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Lotto-Winner


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-98
GRAPHIC=Virginia lottery


A Danville couple got a very special present this Christmas and it did not come from Santa.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


Gary and Jeanette Goodson matched all six numbers in the December 21st Lotto drawing.
That was good for a one million, 377-thousand dollar payday.
The Goodsons paid a visit yesterday to the Danville Quick N' Plenty where they bought the winning ticket.
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SOT 7:10:39
IN Q=I looked at

((GARY GOODSON/LOTT WINNER: I LOOKED AT 'EM AND I THOUGHT THEY WERE RIGHT SO I WENT IN THE DEN WHERE SHE WAS SITTING. I GOT HER TO CHECK THEM AS I READ THEM OFF TO BE SURE THAT THEY WERE, AND SHE WAS SPEECHLESS THERE FOR THIRTY MINUTES
(LAUGHS). ))
SUPER=08-Gary Goodson/Lotto Winner; :00
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=for thirty minutes (laughs).
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VO-NAT


Yesterday the couple picked up their first of twenty checks worth over 45-thousand dollars.
The store that sold the winning ticket will receive a 5-thousand dollar bonus.
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Kwanzaa


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=jmo
TAPE#96-108
GRAPHIC=NONE


A special celebration continues today.
For a growing number of African- Americans, the day after Christmas is more than just a day for returning presents.
Yesterday was the first day of (Ka-wanza) Kwanzaa-- a celebration that runs through New Year's Day.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The auditorium at the Harrison Museum in Roanoke quickly filled up.
Many are celebrating black culture and family values.
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SOT 9:02:47
IN Q=It's the people

((RUBY PORTER: IT'S THE PEOPLE GETTING TOGETHER. JUST BEING THANKFUL FOR WHAT THEY HAVE FOR THEIR FAMILIES AND FRIENDS AND JUST BEING WITH LOVED ONES AND MEETING PEOPLE. THAT'S WHAT IT'S ALL ABOUT TO ME. ))
SUPER=07-Ruby Porter;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=about to me.
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VO-NAT


The holiday was developed 30 years ago as an attempt to boost African-American pride.
It's estimated that millions of people celebrate the holiday either in addition to OR instead of Christmas.
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2-Airborne-Crash


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-92
GRAPHIC=Airborne Crash


Federal Investigators hope to finish up their on-sight probe into Sunday's deadly Airborne Express plane crash today.
Yesterday they decided the Giles County crash was probably not caused by a hydraulic leak.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Giles Co./Monday;


This was the scene Monday-- the morning after the plane went down.
All six people aboard the D-C 8 were killed and debris still covers two acres of East River Mountain.
Investigators say they have listened to the cockpit voice recorder... but at this point they're not releasing its contents.
SUPER=03-Greensboro, NC;


Triad International Maintenance Corporation was hired by Airborne to rebuild the plane.
(Tim-co) TIMCO made headlines last month when it settled a 240-thousand dollar racial discrimination and sexual harrassment suit.
The company says it will conduct its own investigation into the deadly plane crash.
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David


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-94
GRAPHIC=David


An autopsy is scheduled for today for a man found murdered in his Lynchburg motel room early Tuesday morning.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Tuesday;


Police believe 37- year- old Richard Lee (Moy-yay) Moye was beaten to death inside room 116 at the Ramada Inn.
The man Moye was staying with has been charged with his murder.
SUPER=04-Yesterday; :10


33- year- old James Michael David is being held without bond after he was given a court-appointed attorney yesterday.
The two men had been staying at the motel for the past two weeks.
Authorities would not comment on a possible motive for the killing.
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Park-Photos


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-91
GRAPHIC=NONE


The people who work for Virginia's State Parks say they're in the business of making memories.
Today there are 28 Virginia state parks, six historic sites, and 18 natural areas to make memories.
But some vintage photos of the original six parks will give you a peek at someone else's.
Ellen Qualls visited a new exhibit at the Virginia Historical Society.
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IN Q=Sixty years ago
SUPER=03-Richmond; :12
SUPER=01-Joe Elton/Va. State Parks Director; :36
SUPER=@Ellen2; 1:02
RUNS=1:44
OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.

(( Sixty years ago, Virginia became the first state to open an entire park system on one day.
Six parks, from Douthat to Fairy Stone, Hungry Mother to Seashore.
In commemoration, park officials dug deep into their archives to find what makes the parks special.
Some shots are just regular folks captured by the Civilian Conservation Corps that helped build the original parks.
Some are professional models, hired for promotional pictures.
sot 02;13:20

((JOE ELTON/VA. STATE PARKS DIRECTOR: THE BATHHOUSES THAT WERE CREATED AT THE TIME WERE VERY LARGE, VERY EXTRAVAGANT YOU MIGHT SAY IN TERMS OF THE SPACE AVAILABLE. BUT PEOPLE RECREATED DIFFERENTLY THEN. THEY MIGHT AFTER CHURCH ON SUNDAY, THE WHOLE FAMILY WOULD HOP IN THE CAR IN THEIR SUNDAY BEST ATTIRE AND GO TO THE PARK. AND THEN CHANGE AT THE PARK INTO THEIR SWIMMING WEAR. WHICH OF COURSE STYLES BEING WHAT THEY ARE HAVE CHANGED DRAMATICALLY SINCE THE 1930'S. AND SO THE APPROACH IS DIFFERENT. AND I THINK FAMILIES RECREATED TOGETHER A LOT MORE THEN. AND THAT'S DEPICTED IN THESE PHOTOGRAPHS.))
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White Virginians have enjoyed 60 years of parks...but until 1964, black Virginians went only to Prince Edward State Park for Negroes.
It's definitely a different era.
Smoking's big in these pictures.
And take a look at the cut of meat this camper's putting on the grill.
SOT 02:14:27

((JOE ELTON/VA. STATE PARKS DIRECTOR: WE'VE GROWN DRAMATICALLY. WE HAD PROBABLY 91- THOUSAND VISITORS IN THAT FIRST YEAR IN 1936. AND WE'RE PROBABLY AT ABOUT FOUR OR FIVE MILLION THIS YEAR, DESPITE THE FACT THAT WE'VE HAD ONE OF THE WETTEST YEARS IN HISTORY.))
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And if you were in a park in 1996, this could be you in another few decades.
They sent the cameras back out this year to record it all for posterity.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

Highty-Tighties


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-88
GRAPHIC=HOLD Tech


One of Virginia Tech's marching bands is being excluded from the Orange Bowl parade.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


The university had committed 36 thousand dollars to send the Highty-Tighties- the Corps of Cadets regimental band.
But the director, Major George McNeill says the band was told last week that the parade is overbooked, and there's only room for ONE Tech band.
So it will be "The Marching Virginians" performing in the parade AND at half time.
McNeill says the Highty-Tighties are disappointed, but still honored to be selected as the band to represent Virginia in the presidential inaugural parade next month.
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WEATHER


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=winter wx


Severe winter weather has hit the Pacific northwest.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Portland, OR;


An ice storm has left a large portion of Portland powerless.
Ice-covered trees fell on power lines knocking out electricity to more than one-hundred thousand homes and businesses.
No relief is in sight -- snow is in today's forecast.
SUPER=03-Seattle, WA;


Snow has already fallen in Seattle.
Yesterday's snow showers caused lots of traffic accidents and airport delays, on one of the busiest travel days of the year.
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PERU


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


It's been a quiet night at the Japanese ambassador's residence in Lima, Peru, where a hostage crisis is now in its tenth day.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lima, Peru;


Guatemala's ambassador was released yesterday.
He says that's because his government has just ended a long civil war with leftist guerrillas.
One hundred three hostages remain inside the Japanese compound.
Japan is now calling on the group of seven industrialized nations for help in ending the crisis.
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ISRAEL


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=MORNIN
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=mideast peace talks


Israeli and Palestinian officials say they expect a new agreement on Hebron by New Year's Day.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-West Bank;

news wrap top stories-- 4:25:01
Negotiators say the deal for an Israeli withdrawal is nearly completed with only technical details still unresolved.
They say Israeli troops could pullout of Hebron by January 5th.
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x-rays


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=airport security


Flying may soon be a bit safer from terrorism.
Some of the nation's airports will be getting better x-ray machines.
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VO-NAT


The F-A-A has announced a 52 million dollar contract for x-ray machines to detect explosives in baggage.
A California Company has been awarded the contract.
The first batch should be in place next month.
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Shopping


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-97
GRAPHIC=Christmas Shopping


For many consumers, the holiday shopping season ended with the search for a last-minute christmas gift.
But Joe Dashiell reports, many bargain hunters are just getting warmed up.
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IN Q=Santa's chair
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=01-Renee Coles/Shopper; :19
SUPER=01-Carrie Conard/Store Manager; :36
SUPER=@Joe1; 1:00
RUNS=1:21
OUT Q=JD News 7 Roanoke County


((Santa's chair is empty and the holiday decorations are headed for storage. nat sound
but the shopping season didn't end with the close of business on Tuesday. Brittany Coles and a new companion were back at Valley View Mall on the morning after Christmas, hunting for a bargain.
SOT
IN Q=The kids

((RENEE COLES: THE KIDS SEEM TO BE ENJOYING IT. THEY'RE MEETING FRIENDS OUT HERE AND LIKE I SAY, THE SALES ARE THE BIGGEST THING. YOU GET TO SAVE A LITTLE MONEY.))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=save a little money.


Christmas day gave merchants a chance to catch their breath and brace for the flood of shoppers returning merchandise, exchanging gifts and hunting for a major bargain.
SOT
IN Q=Quite a few deals

((CARRIE CONARD/STORE MANAGER: QUITE A FEW SALES, A LOT OF STORE MARKDOWNS, CLEARANCE ITEMS, A LOT OF STORES ARE GETTING READY FOR INVENTORY LIKE US AND THE NEW SPRING MERCHANDISE.))
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OUT Q=spring merchandise.


Carrie Connard expects another week of the post-holiday rush, , a couple of months worth of returns and exchanges, but by then the spring season will be in full swing and hopefully a new wave of customers coming through the door. STAND-UP CLOSE
The season began with high hopes, but fewer shopping days between Thanksgiving and Christmas, and a bit of bad weather in the final stretch has forced many retailers to reassess their projections.
If national surveys are any indication, local retailers can expect modest single digit increases over last year.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Roanoke County))

Ovarian-Cancer


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=cst
TAPE# 596-46
GRAPHIC=Cancer Treatment


Progress in the fight against ovarian cancer, the fourth leading cancer killer among women.
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VO-NAT


It's a newly discovered drug TECHNIQUE called Intra-Peritoneal (Intra- Parrot-oh-Neal) or I-P.
It puts cancer killing drugs directly into the abdomen.
Here's how it works:
Chemotherapy is administered directly into an ovarian cancer patient's abdomen through a catheter-- aiming up to a thousand times the concentration of the drugs at the cancerous tumor.
The old technique was INTRAVENOUS chemotherapy-- where drugs were spread through the entire body.
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SOT 18:52:29
IN Q=We see

((DR. DAVID ALBERTS/UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA COLLEGE OF MEDICINE: WE SEE A MAJOR REDUCTION IN THE MORTALITY AND SIDE EFFECTS AND THATS A RARE COMBINATION TO GET. ))
SUPER=01-Dr. David Alberts/Univ. of Arizona College of Med.;
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=combination to get.
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VO-NAT


The findings, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, reveal that women who took chemotherapy directly into their abdomens had a 20-percent increase in median survival rates.
That's equal to an additional eight months of life.
This study does NOT include the NEWEST cancer fighting drug Taxol
(Tax-All).


Adding that drug to this treatment is expected to improve survival rates even more.
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SOT
IN Q=It feels

((IT FEELS VERY GOOD TO BE IN A WINNING SITUATION. AS YOU KNOW, THE WAR ON CANCER HAS BEEN NOT MUCH OF A WAR. ))
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OUT Q=of a war
ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=HOLD


By introducing this new weapon into the battle against ovarian cancer, doctors are hopeful that by the year 2000, they will be able to cure up to 40-percent of the women who have it.

Med-Year


ANCHOR=Mel
NEWSCAST=Mornin
WRITER=cst
TAPE#net h
GRAPHIC=Year in Medicine


19-96 has been an exciting year for Medicine.
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VO-NAT


There's new hope for AIDS patients, with the new Protease (PRO-TEE-AYZE) Inhibitors, and new combinations of treatments.
Plus, the year brought new drugs to treat everything from migraines to obesity.
And of course, there have been big advances in understanding spinal cord injuries.
Coming up tonight on News 7 at FIVE, watch Health Check for a wrap-up of some of the important medical advancements of the year.
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toss to bump

2-Shooting


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=jmo
TAPE#96-110
GRAPHIC=Shooting


Police are on the lookout for two men in connection with a shooting that sent a Roanoke man to the hospital last night.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


22- year- old Clarence Patterson was shot in the hip at the Hunt Manor apartments.
Police say two men accosted Patterson, pulled out guns and fired several shots.
Patterson was hit once.
The suspects threatened another man before fleeing on foot.
Police spent more than an hour looking for bullets and shell casings.
Patterson was scheduled for surgery at Roanoke Memorial Hospital last night-- officials are not releasing his condition.
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P-Buckingham


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-02
GRAPHIC=Prison Security


Buckingham Correctional Center is on lockdown today after its warden was stabbed in the neck by an inmate last night.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Buckingham Co./File Tape;


Virginia Department of Corrections spokesman David Botkins says 49- year- old Eddie Pearson is in serious, but stable condition.
Botkins says the stabbing touched off an attempt by other inmates to take over a control room.
About two hundred inmates at the 950- bed, maximum security facility, near Farmville refused to return to their cells for nearly 45-minutes.
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ANCHOR=Melanie
SS=hold


Botkins says it was a period of "chaos," but NOT a riot.
Four of the inmates were wounded when they were fired on by a prison officer. Their injuries are NOT life threatening.

Airborne-Crash


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-92
GRAPHIC=Airborne Crash


Federal Investigators ruled out a hydraulic leak as the cause of Sunday's fatal plane crash in Giles County.
They hope to wrap up the on-sight probe into the Airborne Express plane crash today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Giles Co./Monday;


This was the scene Monday-- the morning after the plane went down.
All six people aboard the D-C 8 were killed and debris still covers two acres of East River Mountain.
Investigators say they have listened to the cockpit voice recorder... but at this point they're not releasing its contents.
SUPER=03-Greensboro, NC;


Triad International Maintenance Corporation was hired by Airborne to rebuild the plane.
(Tim-co) TIMCO made headlines last month when it settled a 240-thousand dollar racial discrimination and sexual harrassment suit.
The company says it will conduct its own investigation into the deadly plane crash.
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Tech-Admissions


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-95
GRAPHIC=TEch


An N-I-T basketball championship and four consecutive football bowl appearances have translated into exposure, which is paying off in terms of student recruitment for Virginia Tech.
Tracy Altizer reports.
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SOT
IN Q=Last year's Sugar Bowl
SUPER=03-New Orleans/December 31, 1995; :00
SUPER=01-Karen Torgersen/Undergraduate Admissions; :20
SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :38
SUPER=@Tracy1; 1:19
RUNS=1:31
OUT Q=News 7 Blacksburg.

(( Last year's Sugar Bowl victory over Texas thrust Virginia Tech into a limelight it had never seen before, and apparently left potential students clamoring to be a part of it.
Freshman applications AND enrollment jumped significantly.
There was even double the number of students from Texas and Louisiana, where the Sugar Bowl was played.
Ironic? Maybe not.
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SOT

((KAREN TORGERSEN/INTERIM UNDERGRAD. ADMISSIONS DIR.: I EVEN HAD A CALL FROM A MOTHER AFTER THE SUGAR BOWL. THEY WERE FROM NEW ORLEANS AND HER SON WAS SO EXCITED ABOUT VIRGINIA TECH THAT HE ENDED UP GOING TO THE HOTEL WHEN THE GAME WAS OVER AND BEING IN THE LOBBY WHEN THE TEAM CAME IN, AND IN FACT HAD NEVER REALLY SHOWN ANY INTEREST IN VIRGINIA TECH. BUT IT TURNED OUT HE DID APPLY TO VIRGINIA TECH. ))
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Torgersen says last summer, the number of visitors who came to check out the campus increased 50 percent.
So far this year, early decision applications are up 30 percent.
Officials are convinced the athletic success is directly related, though they're quick to point out other factors as well.
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SOT 13:07:30

((I THINK WE'RE BECOMING VERY WELL-KNOWN AS A HIGH-TECH SCHOOL AND THAT'S VERY APPEALING TO TODAY'S GENERATION. WE'RE ONE OF ONLY A HANDFUL OF SCHOOLS IN THE NATION THAT AMONG THEIR GRADUATES THIS YEAR HAD BOTH A NOBEL PRIZE WINNER AND A RHODES SCHOLAR. AND SO ACADEMICALLY THE WORD IS CERTAINLY OUT IN THE STREET THAT WE'RE AMONG THE BEST. ))
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Torgersen says it's too early to tell how the upcoming Orange Bowl game against the Cornhuskers may impact the numbers of applications from Nebraska and Florida.
Tech has targeted next Fall's freshman enrollment at 43 hundred 50 students. That's 600 fewer than this year's.
Tracy Altizer, News 7 Blacksburg. ))

4-Scores


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=morn
WRITER=lba
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=nba


After dealing Jason Kidd to Phoenix, the Dallas Mavericks fell to the Golden State Warriors 113-to-108.
For last night's scores let's check the boards.
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