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SUPER=70-Connie Stevens;
SUPER=70-Kimberly McBroom;
SUPER=70-Steve Mason;
ANCHOR=Connie
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(( TONIGHT ON NEWS-7 PRIMETIME...
NEW YEAR'S DAY BROUGHT A TRIPLE THREAT FOR THOSE ON THE WEST COAST-- IN THE FORM OF MUDSLIDES, AVALANCHES AND FLOODS.
WEATHER HERE ON THE EAST COAST IS MAKING IT HARD FOR VIRGINIA TECH FANS TO GET FROM MIAMI TO ROANOKE. ))
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top-story


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#top
GRAPHIC=none
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TOP STORY GRAPHIC 11004
It's January first, 1997--tonight's Top Story
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((I SAID TREASE, TREASE, GET UP THE ROOM IS ON, THE ROOM IS FULL OF SMOKE AND SHE JUMPED UP.))
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A 12- year old girl is credited with saving a Danville family after their home catches fire this morning.
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P-D'ville-Fire


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE# 596-37
GRAPHIC=Fire


Good Evening, you're watching News 7 PRIMETIME on WEFC.
I'm Connie Stevens.
The blaze could have easily ended in tragedy-- had it not been for Krystle Beard's quick thinking... because the house did NOT have a smoke detector.
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SUPER=03-Danville;


The young girl was spending the night with Trease (TERESA) Burton and her family when she woke up coughing, with a burning throat.
The blaze apparently started around 6- thirty in the attack of Burton's Holbrook Street home.
After Krystle got Trease Burton up, the two were able to get Burton's four young children to safety.
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((KRYSTLE BEARD:BASICALLY I WAS SCARED I THOUGHT I WAS GOING TO DIE OR SOMETHING, THE HOUSE WAS GOING TO CAVE IN OR SOMETHING BUT I'M JUST GLAD SHE GOT HER KIDS AND EVERYBODY'S OK. ))
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Trease Burton is the mother of eight children.
The blaze destroyed everything but a few toys on the front porch.
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P-NW-Storm


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
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GRAPHIC=None
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A stormy start to the New Year in the Pacific Northwest.
At least 14 deaths are blamed on back to back winter storms.
From Seattle to Northern California, the region is dealing with flooding and mudslides.
Dave Fehling reports.
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P-Bad-Weather


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
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SUPER=03-Seattle, WA/Last Night; :00
SUPER=01-Bill Fry/Resident; :13
SUPER=01-Dave Fehling/Reporting; :30
SUPER=01-Leo Maham/Resident; 1:12 QUICK!!!!
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((
New Year's fireworks exploded over Seattle...
But the noise in bill fry's house wasn't part of the celebration. BILL FRY/RESIDENT: WE WERE GETTING READY FOR A PARTY AND NEXT THING WE KNOW A WALL OF MUD 25-30 FEET WAS COMING RIGHT DOWN TOWARD THE HOUSE.
Besides the heavy rains, winds gusted to 60 miles an hour, knocking down trees... THIS WAS OUR LIVING ROOM AND WE WERE STANDING THERE AND THIS IS WHERE THE TREE CAME DOWN. standup
Over 100-thousand people in seattle were still without power and an increasing number have lost their roads as well.
Three major winter storms in a week left some hillside roads without a chance...washing out not only pavement but sewer pipes, power lines, and at least one gas station. RON RICKER/GAS STATION OWNER:BRAND NEW, EVERYTHING'S BRAND NEW...WAS.
To the south, Oregon closed out the second wettest year on record with continued flooding ...
While further down the pacific coast...in the Northern California wine country, flood warnings were expected to stay in effect all week.
Back in Seattle, Leo Maham the man with the tree in his living room, looked at all without anger, but rather a bit of awe LEO MAHAM, RESIDENT: I'M INCREDIBLY IMPRESSED WITH THE POWER OF NATURE.
And a bit of blue sky over puget sound hinted that nature's show of winter force was taking a break...rains here are expected to be light at least for the next few days.
Dave Fehling, CBS News Seattle.))

P-Mideast-Peace


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE# net-c
GRAPHIC=Shooting


A violent break in the fragile peace in the Mideast today--
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SUPER=03-Hebron, West Bank; :


In Hebron, an Israeli soldier with an M-16 assault rifle opened fire on Palestinian shoppers, wounding five people before he was subdued.
The soldier apparently wanted to torpedo negotiations and prevent an Israeli handover of most of Hebron.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he's determined to forge ahead.
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(( BENJAMIN NETANYAHU, ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER: WE ARE COMMITTED TO A SPEEDY RESOLUTION OF THIS AGREEMENT, PROPERLY CONCLUDED, AND NO CRIME WILL STAND IN OUR WAY OF DOING SO.))
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=Mideast Peace Talks


The leaders of Israel and the Palestinians could meet tomorrow, trying to conclude a Hebron deal.
SS=Clinton, Bill


Meantime, President Clinton is outraged and saddened by the violence in Hebron-- calling it a "cowardly act."
Clinton had been vacationing in South Carolina, he arrived today in St. Thomas.

P-Peru


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=None
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lima, Peru; :


Seven more hostages were freed today in Lima, Peru-- accompanied by a Roman Catholic archbishop and a Red Cross official.
The latest release still leaves 74 businessmen and political officials as the hostages of the Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement.
The guerrillas have been releasing singles and groups of captives throughout the standoff-- which started two weeks ago at a raid of a party at the Japanese Ambassador's home.
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P-Murder


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=tbr
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


Police have released the name of the man found murdered on Chapman Avenue in Roanoke Monday night.
Police say 33- year- old Larry Edward Donahue of Patterson Avenue died after being shot in the head.
It was the city's 13th murder of 19-96. toss-to-rre
(toss to Kimberly McBroom)
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HARD MUSIC UNDER


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#tease 1
GRAPHIC=NONE


Here's what's next on NEWS-7 at FIVE--
Tech fans are having a hard time making their way back to Virginia after a disappointing loss in the Orange Bowl.
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And for millions of Americans it was a day spent in front of the T-V-- with the traditional college football "bowl games" and the parades that accompany them.
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p-Tech-Fans


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE# 596-42
GRAPHIC=VA Tech


As if last night's loss to Nebraska wasn't bad enough, Virginia Tech fans are running into problems getting home.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Foggy conditions have forced several commercial and charter flights to divert from Roanoke to airports in Richmond, Greensboro and Washington.
Passengers are then being bused to their original destination.
That's left families and friends hanging at the airport, waiting for flight information.
Airport officials say the scene is an eerie reminder of New Years Day 1996.
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((MARK COURTNEY/DEPUTY AIRPORT MANAGER: IT'S BEEN KIND OF A MIXED BAG. WEATHER CONDITIONS LIKE THIS, IT'S JUST LUCK OF THE DRAW. UNFORTUNATELY IT'S HAPPENED TWICE IN A ROW NOW. I'M SURE A LOT OF VIRGINIA TECH FANS, CHARTER PASSENGERS, CAN REMEMBER THE EXPERIENCE LAST YEAR, BUT YOU KNOW IN THIS CASE THIS YEAR, I THINK WE'LL BE ABLE TO GET EVERYBODY BACK. IT'S JUST GOING TO BE A PROBLEM WITH THE ADDED INCONVENIENCE OF HAVING TO BE BUSED.))
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Courtney says of the 11 charter planes scheduled to return to Roanoke today, only four made it in.
He advises anyone picking up passengers to wait for them to call before coming out to the airport.
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P-Rose-Parade


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE# net-f
GRAPHIC=None


New Year's Day brought a day of parades today.....around the world.
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SUPER=03-Pasadena, CA; :


An Air Force B-2 bomber kicked off the 108th Tournament of Roses Parade, with a low pass-over the Pasadena streets.
The theme this year-- "Life's Shining Moments"--.
So appropriately, Olympic Athletes Shannon Miller and Carl Lewis were co- Grand Marshals of the parade.
Now, check out the Bride of Frankenstein Float-- and how about the futuristic flair this year-- with this space age astronaut float?
The "Dream Flight" was a big hit-- along with many others.
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P-Mummers


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE# net-h
GRAPHIC=None
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA; :


Philadelphians kicked off the New Year with their annual Mummers Parade and 12 hours of revelry--
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It was the 97th annual parade for the mummers-- in their fancy costumes of feathers and beads.
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p-london


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=None
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-London, England; :


And some 25-hundred high school students from 20 schools across the U.S. took to the streets of London-- braving near-record cold to perform in the "London Parade and Music Festival" this New Year's Day.
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During this morning's parade, it was just below freezing for revelers in the largest parade in Europe.
In all more than eight-thousand performers from 14 countries took part.
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music under
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE


Straight ahead on NEWS-7 Primetime-- Mike Stevens will take at look at Tech's loss to Nebraska.
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and the Roanoke N-double-A-C-P swears in its newly elected president today.
Martin Jeffrey says he's prepared for any challenges the New Year may bring.
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WEFC!!!
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P-NAACP


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE# 596-38
GRAPHIC=None


The newly elected President of the Roanoke N-double-A-C-P looks upon the job as an honor and a responsibility.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


34- year old Martin Jeffrey and members of the board of directors were sworn in during the group's annual "Jubilee Day Celebration".
Jeffrey says he'll focus on economic development and education as well as recruiting new members.
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((MARTIN JEFFREY/ROANOKE NAACP PRESIDENT:NOT JUST BLACK PEOPLE, BUT EVERYBODY WHO IS WILLING AND INTERESTED IN THE ADVANCEMENT OF OUR CONSTITUENTS, WHO TEND TO BE BLACK FOR THE MOST PAR, BUT NOT JUST BLACK, BUT ANY DISENFRANCHISED GROUPS, POOR PEOPLE FOR INSTANCE, THAT ANYBODY WHO'S INTERESTED IN THE ADVANCEMENT OF THOSE GROUPS CAN JOIN US, AND I'M PLEADING WITH THEM TO JOIN US. ))
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The N-Double-A-C-P also named Robbie Board its "citizen of the year".
The 91- year old was praised for HER ability to recruit new members to the organization.
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P-LA-Drink


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE# 596-43
GRAPHIC=None


In Los Angeles, authorities have seized thousands of vials of an orange
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SUPER=03-Los Angeles, CA; :

liquid that dozens of people drank before getting sick last night, at a New Year's Eve rock concert.
They are now testing the liquid-- which the concert promoter describes as a legal, herbal stimulant.
Some witnesses though now believe the substance was "ecstasy"-- a synthetic hallucinogenic.
The tests could take 48 hours.
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P-Senior-Exercise


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE# 596-44
GRAPHIC=Exercise


Still more reasons to exercise with the start of the New Year.
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Two new studies focusing on senior citizens show that exercise does more than trim and tone.
It also seems to help older people sleep better--
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((DR ABBY KING/STANFORD UNIVERSITY RESEARCHERS: PEOPLE WERE HAVING AN INCREASE OF ALMOST AN HOUR IN RESPECT TO THE TOTAL NUMBER OF HOURS THEY WERE SLEEPING. ALSO PEOPLE CUT IN HALF ESSENTIALLY THE AMOUNT OF TIME IT TOOK THEM TO FALL ASLEEP.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Abby King/Stanford University; :
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Exercise for the aging has other benefits--
Those studied were able to move around more easily, and they suffered less pain from arthritis.
Both reports were published in today's Journal of the American Medical Association.
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cool-video


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


We've seen some intersting pictures tonight on News 7 PRIMETIME-- with all the New Year's Day parades.
But a chilling annual event earns our pick of the day....
New Year's Day marks the annual Polar Bear events....we'll start first with one club, taking a dip in the bay for charity.
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The Maine Rugby Club-- and guests-- plunged into the Casco Bay to raise money for the Special Olympics.
The temperatures for the high noon event-- 18 degrees, with the water coming it at a breezy 38 degrees.
In New York, another group of daring swimmers claim they've found relief for the New Year's Day hangover-- a dip in the frigid Atlantic Ocean.
These Polar Bears took their morning swim in ocean temperatures that hovered in the low 40's.
And in Rome, three very brave men-- at least that's the nice way to put it anyway, made the plunge into the Tiber River to an audience of hundreds..
Although they didn't make it all the way across the freezing river, they
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SP-Score


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=FB96-4
GRAPHIC=NONE


We will due some bowling and give you the latest on the Dallas Cowboys troubles, but first some primetime plays.
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SUPER=03-Tampa, FL/ESPN; :


From Alabama's Outback Bowl win over Michigan...you like big hits? Wolverine Chris Ford and Bama's Andre Short have a meeting of the minds.
Then watch Russell Shaw make the incredible grab, now you numbers.
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#5/19//Kansas State #14/15//Cotton Bowl/;
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#7/7//Texas #20/12/Half/Fiesta Bowl/;
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SP-Orange


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#TF96-2
GRAPHIC=TECH/NEBRASKA


Virginia Tech won't be back in Virginia until tomorrow.
The Hokies spent today in Miami thinking about what could have been.
Mike Stevens and photographer Mark Hollinsworth take a look back at last night's 20 point loss to Nebraska in the Orange bowl.
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SUPER=03-Ft. Lauderdale, FL/Last Night; :00
SUPER=01-Chris Dishman/Nebraska Offensive Guard; :21
SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Va. Tech Head Coach; :35
SUPER=01-Grant Wistrom/Nebraska All-American End; 1:07
SUPER=01-Jim Druckenmiller/Three TD Passes Last Night; 1:27
SUPER=@mike1; 1:39
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OUT Q=...NEWS 7 SPORTS.
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SP-Bowl


ANCHOR=steve
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=ST5-26
GRAPHIC=College football


The bowling lanes opened wide today as the Rose, Fiesta, Citrus, Cotton, Gator and Outback Bowls kicked off.
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SUPER=03-Tampa, FL/ESPN; :00


The last game at Alabama for Gene Stallings as his 16th ranked Tide took on 15th ranked Michigan in the Outback Bowl.
Crimson Tide's Shaun Alexander is gonna score the eventual game winner late in the 4th on a 46 yard run and, Stallings is carried off the field for the last time with a 17-14 win.
SUPER=Jacksonville, FL/NBC;


In the Gator Bowl, North Carolina topped West Virginia 20 to 13. Tarheel quarterback Oscar Davenport made his first start a succes, passing and running for touchdowns.
SUPER=03-Dallas, TX/Wildcats vs. Cougars;


Brigham Young beat Kansas State 19-15 in the Cotton Bowl. The Wildcats Kevin Lockett caught a 72 yard Hail Mary touchdown bomb from Brian Cavanaugh in the third.
SUPER=03-Orlando, FL/Volunteers vs. Wildcats;


Tennessee beat Northwestern 48-28 in the Citrus Bowl. Peyton Manning and Joey Kent hooked up for a couple of TD passes in this one.
SUPER=03-Pasadena, CA/ABC;


Ohio State denied 11 and OH Arizona State a possible national championship with a 20-17 win, thanks to a Joe Germaine TD pass with 19 tics left in the Rose Bowl.
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SP-Cowboys


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-21
GRAPHIC=Dallas Cowboys


No charges have yet to be filed as dallas police continue to investigate a 23 year old woman's allegations that Michael Irvin held a gun to her head while Eric Williams and another man raped her.
Police are reviewing video tapes seized from William's house that could help the investigation.
Meanwhile, the team continues preparing for Sunday's NFC semi final against the Carolina Panthers. Emmitt Smith and Troy Aikman finally put an end to reporters questions about the incident today.
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((TROY AIKMAN/DALLAS QUARTERBACK:)) ((EMMITT SMITH/DALLAS RUNNING BACK:))
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SUPER=01-Emmitt Smith/Dallas Running Back; :29
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Score


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=FB96-4
GRAPHIC=NONE

now you numbers.
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#5/19//Kansas State #14/15//Cotton Bowl/;
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#7/7//Texas #20/12/Half/Fiesta Bowl/;
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SUPER=X5031;
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SUPER=0103-/Hartford/2/j/Washington/3///j/Montreal/6//Dallas/4///;

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