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Two boys- -an 11 year old and a 13-year old- -killed in a house fire in Piper's Gap.
On NEWS 7 at SIX tonight, we'll get a first-hand account from one of the survivors of the fire.
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ANCHOR=Keith


And we'll take a look at the case of a sheriff's deputy who shot and killed a man in Henry County last night. Sports-head
ANCHOR=Mike

Tonight in sports, Rodman will not face assault charges, after all.
The Super Bowl teams face their toughest hour of the week during the Media Day crush,
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and the Atlanta Falcons pick home grown Dan Reeves as their new head football coach,while the Rams go for Dick Vermeil.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
SS=None


After a sunny Tuesday, clouds are rolling in for midweek and showers will follow as well. More on the forecast just ahead.

Carroll-fire


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE#96-107
GRAPHIC=Fatal Fire

**Note Anchor Tag**
Two children lost their lives when fire swept through their Carroll County home this morning.
Tonight their father and another brother are hospitalized for burns and smoke inhalation.
Tracy Altizer reports.
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IN Q=The foundation is about
SUPER=03-Carroll Co.; :00
SUPER=07-Jennifer Spears; :14
SUPER=@Tracy1; :48
SUPER=01-John Best/Neighbor; 1:08
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OUT Q=Altizer, NEws 7.

(( The foundation is all that remains of the Spears residence in Pipers Gap.
When 16 year- old Jennifer Spears woke up around 5am, her bedroom wall was glowing red. She could hear her father yelling that the house was on fire.
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SOT 10:13:47

((JENNIFER SPEARS: SO I RAN OUT INTO THE HALL AND SAW THAT THERE WAS FLAMES COMING THROUGH THE DOORWAY. ))
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Jennifer escaped through a basement door.
She ran to a neighbor's to call 911, then returned to help her father bang an oil drum in a desperate attempt to awaken her brothers, 11 year- old Mark and 13 year-old John.
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SOT 10:15:56

((THEN WHEN THE HOUSE STARTED, SOME THINGS STARTED EXPLODING, I GUESS IT WAS LIKE APPLIANCES AND STUFF STARTED BLOWING UP. SO I GOT HOLD OF MY DAD AND STARTED BRINGING HIM UP TOWARDS THE ROAD. ))
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SUJennifer believes her brothers were probably overcome by smoke and never heard her and her father screaming at them to get out of the house. Another brother, 14 year-old Matthew escaped by climbing through a window, across the roof and down a tree.su
Officials believe the fire started around a wood stove.
The tragedy stunned the family's neighbors.
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SOT 10:22:06

((JOHN BEST/NEIGHBOR: WELL THE COMMUNITY AROUND HERE IS PUTTING ALL, WHATEVER THEY CAN INTO. I MEAN THIS PLACE HAS BEEN FLOCKED WITH WHAT CAN WE DO, WHAT CAN WE NOT, WHAT CAN WE DO AND EVERYTHING. ))
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Edward Spears is being treated for smoke inhalation.
His son Matthew is in serious condition at Shriners Burn Center in Cincinnati. Tracy Altizer, News 7.))
TALENT=Keith

Fullscreen Fund Board
The Twin Counties United Way has set up a trust fund to help the Spears family.
Donations may be sent in care of the Bank of Carroll in Galax.

220-Ax


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-104
GRAPHIC=Timothy Stocks


19- year- old Timmy Stocks was driving a stolen car... and the fact that he didn't have a license complicated matters further.
He says that's why he didn't stop four months ago when police tried to pull him over for speeding.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co./September 1996;


Stocks ended up killing a Covington man as his car collided with two other vehicles in Botetourt County.
SUPER=04-Today;


This morning, as he pled guilty to second degree murder... a rescue squad volunteer recalled the VICTIM'S condition at the accident scene.
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SOT 11:13:47
IN Q=From the

((DALE JONES/EAGLE ROCK RESCUE SQUAD: FROM THE WAIST DOWN HIS LEGS WERE COMPLETELY BROKE. WE HAD NO PROBLEM GETTING HIM OUT BECAUSE HE WAS JUST LIKE JELLO. HE HAD TAKEN A SERIOUS TRAUMA TO HIS BODY.))
SUPER=01-Dale Jones/Eagle Rock Rescue Squad;
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OUT Q=his body
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VO-NAT


Stocks will be sentenced in April.
He faces up to 20- years in prison.
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Monty-Ax


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE#97-2
GRAPHIC=Accident


An accident in Montgomery County injured four people today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;


A car and a pickup collided around three this afternoon near the intersection of Prices Fork Road and Peppers Ferry.
Two people in the truck were trapped about 20 minutes as rescuers worked to free them.
Lifeguard- 10 flew both victims to Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
Two others were taken by ambulance to Montgomery Regional.
Still no word on the names or conditions of the victims.
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Henry-Shooting


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-4
GRAPHIC=Police Shooting


It is the policy of many police departments for officers to use pepper spray to subdue suspects.
Apparently it didn't work last night in Henry County.
A deputy shot and killed a man who allegedly threatened him.
Teresa Hamilton has the story.
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IN Q=It was
SUPER=03-Henry Co./Last Night; :00
SUPER=01-Michelle Prater/Clarence's Steak House; :13
SUPER=01-Frank Cassell/Henry Co. Sheriff; :36
SUPER=01-David Snow/Clarence's Steak House Employee; 1:02
SUPER=@Teresa1; 1:09
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OUT Q=Hamilton, NEWS 7.

((
It was a normal late night at Clarence's Steak House when the parking lot was suddently transformed into a series of blue lights.
Michelle Prater says it all began when the driver of a white escort pulled into the parking lot and jumped out.
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IN Q=A cop

((MICHELLE PRATER/CLARENCE'S STEAK HOUSE:A COP CAME IN BEHIND IT, I JUST THOUGHT HE WAS GIVING HIM A TICKET BUT THEN I SEEN ABOUT 50- COPS PULL IN BEHIND HIM. ))
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OUT Q=behind him.


The officers were attempting to question 35- year old David Roy Craighead about damage to a nearby apartment.
Sheriff Frank Cassell says when two of his deputies confronted Craighead in a nearby field he refused to drop the tire tool he was carrying.
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SOT
IN Q=He

((FRANK CASSELL/HENRY CO. SHERIFF:HE ADVANCED ON, ONE OF THE OFFICERS EMPTIED A CANISTER OF PEPPER SPRAY AND THE FELLOW MADE A REMARK THAT HE "LIKED IT, GIVE HIM SOME MORE," SOMETHING TO THAT NATURE, AND KEPT ADVANCING.))
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OUT Q=advancing.


Cassell says the deputies, again, asked Craighead to drop the tire tool, but he refused, and moved toward the officers.
Cassell says that's when Corporal Jay Engstrom fired his gun.
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SOT
IN Q=I heard

((DAVID SNOW/CLARENCE'S STEAK HOUSE EMPLOYEE: I HEARD FOUR SHOTS AND THAT'S ABOUT IT, I CAME INSIDE AFTER THAT AND WE LOCKED THE DOOR. ))
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OUT Q=locked the door.

take su
Sheriff Cassell has asked state police to handle the investigation. In the meantime, Corporal Engstrom, has been placed on administrative leave with pay. end su
Engstrom has been with the department for about six years and was recently promoted to his current position. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7.))

Schools


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=School Information


Just two school announcements to pass along to you tonight-- Take Schoolwatch Board
(Keith reads board)
Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE


Still to come on News 7 at Six--
It's being called "The People's Bill"--the proposal to eliminate Virginia's personal property tax.
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VO-NAT


and friends and colleagues remember Junius Haskins' long record of service to the Hill City.
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Haskins


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-108
GRAPHIC=Junius Haskins


Hundreds of people turned out to pay their respects to Lynchburg city councilman Junius Haskins, who died of an apparent heart attack last week.
Steve Smallshaw has more from today's funeral services.
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SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00
SUPER=@Beyer; :16
SUPER=01-Jim Whitaker/Lynchburg Mayor; :40
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((
natsot singing 13:25:55

((I DID IT MY WAY...))
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A packed church paid tribute to a man who had accomplished so much during his life.. while always doing things his way.
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SOT 13:31:30
IN Q=Why in God's

((LT GOV. DON BEYER: WHY IN GOD'S PLAN, DO OUR BEST SO OFTEN DIE YOUNG?))
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OUT Q=die young.


When Junius Haskins died last week at the age of 54, he was a many who'd worn many hats...city councilman, advocate of the poor, friend of education and civil rights leader to name just a few.
And just as Haskins struggled to make this a colorblind world, his was a death that transcended political boundaries.
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SOT 13:35:39
IN Q=He was at

((JIM WHITAKER/LYNCHBURG MAYOR: HE WAS AT TIMES MY ALLY, OTHER TIMES HE WAS A FORMIDABLE OPPONENT, WHO WOULD STAND HIS GROUND NO MATTER WHAT. BUT HE WAS ALWAYS MY FRIEND.))
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OUT Q=always my friend.


Haskins' work will live on, in the lives of the people he touched and in memorials like this mural that he fought to have placed in the lobby of city hall.
It features the city's most ardent civil rights leaders...at the forefront in the painting, as in life, is Junius Haskins.
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IN Q=While Haskins will

((While Haskins will always have his place in City Hall, his seat on city council will have to be filled within the next sixty days. Haskins' colleagues say they can fill the position, but never replace the man. Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))
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OUT Q=News7, Lynchburg.))


Personal-Property


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-110
GRAPHIC=Virginia State Seal


A proposal to eliminate Virginia's personal property tax on cars and boats got a public airing today in Richmond.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Local officials are NOT excited.
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SOT 12:06:30
IN Q=It will

((EARL REYNOLDS/MARTINSVILLE CITY MANAGER: IT WILL ELIMINATE A SOURCE OF LOCAL REVENUE...PERFORM AS STRONGLY.))
sot senate finance tape 12:10:42

((SEN. CHARLES COLGAN/D-MANASSAS: TODAY WE'VE HEARD MOST OF THOSE SPEAKING ...THIS IS THE TAXPAYER'S BILL.))
SUPER=01-Earl Reynolds/Martinsville City Manager; :00
SUPER=01-Sen. Charles Colgan/(D) Manassas; :13
RUNS=:26
OUT Q=taxpayer's bill.
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VO-NAT


Senator Colgan's proposal would raise the state sales tax to make up for lost revenue.
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City-Council


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-99
GRAPHIC=Roanoke City Council


In the face of rising property assessments, members of Roanoke City Council are raising the prospect of a cut in the real estate tax rate.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Excluding new construction, the assessed value of real estate in the city has grown by three- point- one percent.
Today, at least three members of city council said they want to look at a reduction in the tax rate.
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SOT 15:33:48
IN Q=We might not be able

((CARROLL SWAIN/ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL: WE MIGHT NOT BE ABLE TO DO IT, BUT AT LEAST IT NEEDS TO BE LOOKED AT, BECAUSE OUR CITIZENS WANT SOME CONSIDERATION.))
SUPER=01-Carroll Swain/Roanoke City Council;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=want some consideration.
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=Roanoke City Seal


Today, council members also asked the city manager to review police department procedures for recruiting new officers.
Council members say they want to make sure the city is doing everything it can to keep the police department at full strength.

Feticide


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6PM
WRITER=EQU
TAPE#96-109
GRAPHIC=Virginia State Seal


Should Virginia law treat a killer more harshly if his victim is a pregnant woman -- and the fetus is destroyed in the murder?
Because it skirts so close to abortion law, it's a moral and political dilemma some House of Delegates members would rather NOT face.
Ellen Qualls has the story. We'll warn viewers some of the language in this report is blunt.
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IN Q=They're calling
SUPER=03-Richmond; :00
SUPER=01-Del. Randy Forbes/(R) Chesapeake; :06
SUPER=01-Del. Vivian Watts/(D) Annandale; :29
SUPER=@Cranwell; :52
SUPER=01-Del. Bob Marshall/(R) Manassas; 1:07
SUPER=@Ellen1; 1:18
RUNS=1:37
OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.


(( They're calling it feticide -- and the bill's supporters make a strong argument for greater punishment.
sot FRED TAPE

((DEL. RANDY FORBES/R-CHESAPEAKE: IN FACT THE ONE SITUATION IN RICHMOND THAT MANY OF YOU ARE AWARE OF. THE QUOTE WHEN THEY KILLED HER WAS "THAT BITCH MAKES ME SICK. I'LL CUT THAT BABY OUT OF HER STOMACH."))
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But feticide bill opponents are careful to leave the fetus out of their arguments... wary of granting "personhood" status to the fetus.
sot 13:03:12 FRED TAPE

((DEL. VIVIAN WATTS/D-ANNANDALE: THOSE WERE CRIMES AGAINST THE WOMAN. I DON'T LIKE TO USE THE LANGUAGE "BITCH," BUT THAT'S WHAT HE WAS REFERRING TO AS HE ATTACKED THE WOMAN.))
runs=:10


So the latest version would be a compromise.
sot 12:43:56 FRED TAPE

((DEL. RANDY FORBES/R-CHESAPEAKE: THAT A HUMAN FETUS CAN BE THE VICTIM OF A MURDER -- NOTICE WE DON'T SAY IT'S A PERSON, WE DON'T GO INTO ANY OF THAT LANGUAGE. WE SAY CAN BE THE VICTIM OF A MURDER.))
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sot 12:48:23

((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D-VINTON: WE STRUGGLED MIGHTILY DOWN IN THE COURTS OF JUSTICE COMMITTEE TO TRY TO FIGURE OUT HOW TO DEAL WITH THIS PROBLEM.))
runs=:08


Abortion rights supporters sent the compromise back to Dick Cranwell's committee.
sot 12:58:31 FRED TAPE

((DEL. BOB MARSHALL: FOR THREE YEARS NOW THAT I'M AWARE OF, THE COURTS OF JUSTICE COMMITTEE HAS BEEN A BURYING GROUND FOR ANY LEGISLATION DEALING WITH ONE SCINTILLA OF THE RIGHTS OF THE PRE-BORN CHILD.))
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sot standup

((SO A VOTE ON A BILL ABORTION OPPONENTS CRAFTED WAS PUT OFF THIS TIME... BUT SOME VERSION OF FETICIDE WILL SURELY BE BACK THIS SESSION. RURAL DEMOCRATS WHO MAY FAVOR ABORTION RIGHTS WILL NOT WANT TO BE ON RECORD IN AN ELECTION YEAR NOT STIFFENING PENALTIES FOR THOSE WHO MURDER PREGNANT WOMEN. ELLEN QUALLS, NEWS 7, RICHMOND.))
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Stocks


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#=None
GRAPHIC=NONE

Stocks continued their rally today. The Dow gained 40 points for another record close. NASDAQ UP 12 points.
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SUPER=x5005;


Rail-Merger


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-98
GRAPHIC=Rail Merger


The federal government says the bidding war between two Virginia railroads for Conrail WON'T be a winner- take- all affair.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


The chairman of the Surface Transportation Board hopes Norfolk Southern and C-S-X can reach a settlement that will preserve competition on the east coast, no matter who ends with Conrail.
If not, the board is prepared to impose a plan that would split up Conrail's coveted northern routes.
The question is, would the company that gets Conrail have to sell key routes to the spurned suitor, or just give it equal access?
The board looks at these decisions on a case by case basis.
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Mason-Dixon


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#96-101
GRAPHIC=News 7 Poll


The latest News 7-Mason Dixon poll shows in the early going this year's race for Governor is just about a dead heat.
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VO-NAT


Democrat Don Beyer has a slim, one point lead over Republican Jim Gilmore, and 19 percent of the voters are undecided.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=News 7 Poll


In the race for Lieutenant Governor, Democrat L.F. Payne has a sizable lead over all three potential Republican candidates, though about half the voters are undecided.
The race for Attorney General G-O-P nominee is still wide open.
All four candidates are running in single digits, with 80 percent of the voters undecided.

Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


Coming up tonight in sports, Reeves and Vermeil return to the NFL sidelines. Dennis Rodman will not face criminal charges,
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VO-NAT eng#


and the boys at the Super Bowl face a full court press inside the Super Dome today during Media day.
We'll hear from Brett Favre and Antonio Freeman right after this.
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S-Super


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#fb96-4
GRAPHIC=super bowl


The Super Bowl hype reached its peak today as the Patriots and Packers took part in the annual Media Day, the Tuesday of game week.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-New Orleans, LA; :00


More than 3000 reporters and photographers, 10 times as many as covered the first Super Bowl - surrounded the players and coaches for over an hour this morning.
And for the players the whole Super Bowl experience can be a bit overwhelming.
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IN Q=BITE

((ANTONIO FREEMAN/PACKERS WIDE RECEIVER:))
SUPER=01-Antonio Freeman/Packers Wide Receiver; :00
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OUT Q=...IT CRANKED UP."
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VO-NAT CON'T


No faced more questions that Brett Favre, who was a little relieved when the session ended.
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SOT
IN Q="Crazy...

((BRETT FAVRE/PACKERS QUARTERBACK:))
SUPER=01-Brett Favre/Packers Quarterback; ;00
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=...GLAD IT'S OVER."
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S-Reeves


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s6-22
GRAPHIC=FALCONS LOGO

In Atlanta, the Falcons were dreaming about the Super Bowl and hoping Dan Reeves can one day get them there. The Falcons gave the Georgia native a five year contract to coach the team this afternoon.
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IN Q="36 years...

((DAN REEVES/NEW FALCONS HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-Dan Reeves/New Falcons Head Coach; :00
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OUT Q=...PART OF THAT."
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VO-NAT CON'T
SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA; ;00


But Reeves knows that being a Georgia native does not guarantee him instant success or job stability.
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IN Q="I've got...

((DAN REEVES:))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=...SUCCESSFUL."
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S-Vermeil


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s6-23
GRAPHIC=RAMS


The Rams named Dick Vermeil their new coach today.
Vermeil is the first coach or athlete to ever use the term "burnt out."
He left the NFL and the Eagles in 1982 for that very reason, but says he's ready to return.
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SOT
IN Q="I found out..

((DICK VERMEIL/NEW RAMS HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-Dick Vermeil/New Rams Head Coach; :00
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=...ON AND OFF."
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S-Rodman


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-25
GRAPHIC=RODMAN


Bad Boy Dennis Rodman will not face criminal charges for kicking a cameraman
during an NBA game in Minnesota last week.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Minneapolis, MN/Last Wednesday; :00


Police say that Eugene Amos has decided that he does not want to pursue charges at this time.
He could reconsider, but police that it is unlikely the case will be reopened.
Last night Rodman agreed to pay Mr. Amos $200 thousand dollars for his troubles.
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S-Cave


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=BB97-1
GRAPHIC=High school hoops


Despite a blowout loss to Pulaski County, at 13 and 1, the Cave Spring girls basketball team is off to its best start under fifth-year coach Linda Long.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00


Long has 3 RVD titles, 2 Region crowns and a pair of trips to the state under her belt.
This year's team could go farther because it has more depth than any other squad Long has coached.
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SOT
IN Q="We're

((LINDA LONG/CAVE SPRING HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-Linda Long/Cave Spring Head Coach; :00
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=...contribute"
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VO-NAT(Con't)


The team's leading scorer is averaging just over 10 points a game. Catie Redick could be averaging more with additional minutes, but winning, collectively, is most important.
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SOT
IN Q="Every

((CATIE REDICK/LADY KNIGHTS LEADING SCORER:))
SUPER=01-Catie Redick/Lady Knights Leading Scorer; :00
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=...reach that"
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S-Hoop


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ST5-26
GRAPHIC=VMI HOOPS


The VMI Keydets led the parade of area college basketball winners last night as they beat East Tennessee State in Johnson City.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Johnson City, TN; :00


The Keydets beat the Citadel over the weekend and last night Maurice Spencer knocked in 13 points to help lead VMI to its 3 point win.
Buccaneer head coach Ed Dechellis would only watch as the Keydets got scoring from nine different players to improve their record to 7-and-10.
SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00

In Blacksburg last night, Ace Custis had 18 points and 16 rebounds as the Hokies beat LaSalle 57-to-46 at the Cassell.
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


Tech plays at Liberty on Thursday night, but last night the Flames were upset by UNC-Greensboro at the Vines Center 52 to 46.
SUPER=03-Salem;


Closer to home, Roanoke College easily beat Randolph-macon 79-to-61 to stay not in first place in the conference, but on top of the newly released South Region rankings.
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