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News-head

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Coming up next on News 7...
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VO-NAT


A fire that started in a basement, burned it's way through a Franklin County home.
People in Tennessee and Alabama clean up after a swarm of tornados destroyed more than 200 buildings.
And hundreds of ice fishermen are stranded on a frozen lake in Canada.
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ANCHOR=Eric


News 7 at 11 is next.

Boones-Mill


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 97-8
GRAPHIC=Fire


A family of five is homeless tonight following a house fire in Franklin County.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;


The owner returned to the residence, just outside of Boones Mill to find smoke pouring from the house.
It happened around seven o'clock.
No one was at home at the time.
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((RODNEY JORDAN/BOONES MILL FIRE CHIEF: ARRIVED ON THE SCENE, HEAVY SMOKE SHOWING. MADE AN INITIAL ATTACK ON THE FIRE ON THE FIRST LEVEL DETERMINED THERE WAS CONSIDERABLE FIRE IN THE BASEMENT.))
SUPER=01-Rodney Jordan/Boones Mill Fire Chief;
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VO-NAT


Fire officials believe the blaze started in the basement.
One of the southbound lanes on Route 2-20 near the house has been closed for several hours.
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Tennessee-Tornado


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Tornado


National guard troops are headed to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where a tornado killed one person last night, and damaged 100 homes.
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VO-NAT 15:40:37
SUPER=03-Barfield, TN;


And in Tennessee, more than 200 homes and businesses were damaged by twisters.
The town of Barfield, southeast of Nashville, was one of the hardest hit...
160 homes were destroyed there.
The storm scattered hail and tornadoes across 9 counties.
About 20 thousand people lost power.
David Jackson has more on that and other weather problems across the country.
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More-Wx


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(( WELL I KNOW THAT IF HE SAID A TORNADO HIT AND IT BEING A TRAILER..THERE WOULDN'T BE ANYTHING LEFT.
The path of destruction tore the roofs off homes and stripped others to their foundation.
State officials in Tennessee and Alabama spent saturday assessing the damage caused by the storms.
Northern California which has not yet recovered from devastating New Year's floods...once again is being hit by heavy rains.
The second pacific storm this week caused rivers that only recently receded to overrun their banks.
It's enough the test the faith of anyone...rising water..has flooded fertile farmland.
Homes spared from the first round of flooding are collapsing under their own weight on the rainsoaked ground.
Homeowners who have not yet been affected by the rising water are making sure they are protected.
Work crews filled sandbags so that residents could turn back the tide.
CARMELO CASTRO/HOMEOWNER: I HAD TO BLOCK WHAT AREA THAT MIGHT COME IN
----NO THATS WHAT I'M TRYING TO PREVENT.


Work crews are also using sandbags to shore up levees weakened by storms earlier earlier this year.
Highway 50 which was closed for 17 days after the New Years Storms....is closed again.
It is the main thoroughfare between the Sacramento Valley and South Lake Tahoe.
And what was not shutdown by mudslides fell victim to the high waters.
Flash flood warning are in effect though Sunday...the rain is expected to let up by monday.
David Jackson CBS News. )) wipe/wipe/wipe

Ice-Floe


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jmo
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Ontario, Canada;


An unknown number of people are stranded on an ice floe in Canada.
Hundreds of people in Ontario were out fishing when the ice cracked, opening a gap the length of a football field.
Helicopters were sent in.
They were able to lift at least 220 people and two dogs to safety.
But then the wind and snow kicked up.
The helicopters were grounded.
Police say there are no reports of anyone falling into the water.
Those still stranded probably can take shelter in heated fishing huts until the copters can return.
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Bomb-Threat


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=dse
TAPE# net
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A man claiming to have a van full of dynamite forced the evacuation of a Los Angeles TV station and Paramount Studios this morning.
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An unidentified man apparently parked the moving van on the Paramount lot around 9 o'clock.
A sign on the van said it contained 5,000 pounds of dynamite.
The man reportedly demanded to speak with Attorney General Janet Reno, but his motivations are unclear.
After a four and a half hour standoff, the man surrendered to police.
Authorities could not immediately confirm if any explosives were actually on hand.
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Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Eric
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Still to come on News 7 at 11, the election isn't until November, but the race is on for the Republican nomination for a seat on the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors
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And we'll show you a massive pileup on Germany's high-speed highway.
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ANCHOR=Andrew


A Windy night is on tap, and things will be turning colder by daybreak--
Temperatures Tomorrow will struggle to reach 40 in Lynchburg and stay around the freezing point for the New River Valley. wx-pro:wx-heads that's going to set the stage for the chance of more mixed precipitation Late Sunday night and into Monday morning.
Now let's take a look at the Hi's and Lows of the day... Roll Lake Level MUSIC UP FULL
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Sex-Scandal


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
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The woman who's accusations started the Army's sex scandal is leaving the service.
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VO-NAT 8:00 20:07:52
SUPER=03-Greer, SC;


According to Jessica Bleckley's lawyer, she requested and received an honorable discharge.
Bleckley returned home to South Carolina today.
SUPER=@File;


She accused a drill sergeant at the Aberdeen Proving Grounds of harassing her and making death threats last November.
Her allegations began a large scale investigation of sexual behavior in the armed services.
Since then, four instructors at Aberdeen have been charged with sexual crimes involving a dozen female recruits.
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Autobahn


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Accident


Fog caused a big pileup this morning on Germany's famous high-speed highway.
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SUPER=03-Munich, Germany;


Officials say heavy fog blanketed the road, and when cars are traveling at high speed, chain reaction accidents can be devastating.
This accident happened near Munich. When it was over, 51 wrecked cars littered the highway.
At least 18 people were hurt, three of them seriously.
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County-Supers


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 97-2
GRAPHIC=Republican


Two men are vying for the G-O-P nomination for the Windsor Hills seat on the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors.
SS=McNamara, Joseph


Political newcomer Joseph McNamara is hoping to win the nomination from fellow Republican, Lee Eddy.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


McNamara announced his candidacy today at his Roanoke County ice cream and candy shop.
He says government spending, economic development and school overcrowding are the top issues.
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((JOSEPH MCNAMARA/R-CANDIDATE ROANOKE CO. SUPERVISORS: I THINK WE NEED TO HAVE A CHANGE. WE NEED TO HAVE A COMMITTMENT OF FOLKS IN SOUTHWEST COUNTY AND FOLKS IN THE WHOLE COUNTY TO DEVELOP OUT CHILDREN, TO SEND THEM FORWARD INTO THE 21ST CENTURY.))
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SUPER=@File;


McNamara is trying to unseat Lee Eddy who has served on the Board since 19-90.
He also served on the board in the late sixties.
Eddy also sees school overcrowding as a major issue.
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((LEE EDDY/ROANOKE COUNTY SUPERVISOR: I'M VERY PLEASED WITH THE BLUE RIBBON COMMITTEE THAT'S LOOKING AT THE NEEDS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTY. AND THEY WILL MAKE A RECOMMENDATION TO THE SCHOOL BOARD AND THEN THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS WILL COME UP WITH A FUNDING PACKAGE THAT I HOPE WILL REALLY ADDRESS THE VARIOUS NEEDS WE HAVE THROUGHOUT THE COUNTY.))
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ANCHOR=ERIC
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The nomination is expected to be made at a mass meeting in May.
The general election is November 4th.

Voting


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# net; 96-87(election) & 96-81 voter
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Voting in Virginia will remain quick and easy thanks to a close vote by a legislative committee today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


The Privileges and Elections Committee voted to kill a bill that would have required voters to show identification at the polls.
Voters could have also signed a statement attesting to their identity.
Proponents of the bill said it would protect against voter fraud, but opponents said it would slow the voting process and discourage participation.
The vote was eight-to-seven.
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Standing-Law


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=lbe
TAPE# 97-6
GRAPHIC=None


Imagine living or doing business downstream from someone who was just issued a pollution permit, and not being able to do a thing about it.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Up until earlier this week, this was the case in Virginia.
It was the only state in the U-S where citizens could not challenge pollution permits in court.
But on Tuesday the U-S Supreme Court ruled the Commonwealth cannot limit the rights of Virginians to have their say in these environmental matters.
This comes as a relief to groups like Friends of the Rivers of Virginia.
It's part of a coalition that has fought this restriction for almost seven years.
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((BILL TANGER/FRIENDS OF THE RIVERS OF VA: IF YOU'RE A DOWNSTREAM OR A DOWNWIND PERSON FROM SOMEONE WHO IS POLLUTING THE AIR OR POLLUTING THE WATER, YOU SHOULD HAVE THE ABILITY TO, IF IT IMPACTS YOU, TO GO TO COURT AND TO APPEAL THE DECISION MADE BY THE STATE THAT ALLOWED THAT POLLUTION. AND UP UNTIL THIS POINT THAT WASN'T POSSIBLE.))
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ANCHOR=Eric
SS=Environmental Health


In 1993 the U-S Environmental Protection Agency rejected Virginia's proposed air permitting program, saying the restrictive requirements violated the Clean Air Act.
A legal battle ensued between the state and the E-P-A, which eventually resulted in the issue going front of the Supreme Court.

Smoking


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# net
GRAPHIC=None


A former member of the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Board is speaking out against allowing state alcohol agents to enforce youth smoking laws.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond/File Tape;


Robert Colvin said yesterday that giving the A-B-C Board authority to enforce teen smoking laws will undermine its efforts to control teen drinking.
The current A-B-C Board has publicly embraced a proposal to give alcohol agents that authority.
The proposal is also the centerpiece of a plan by Attorney General Jim Gilmore, the likely Republican nominee for governor.
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Tease#2

Soft Music Under
ANCHOR=Eric
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Coming up next,
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VO-NAT


Alternative medicine like acupuncture and massage therapy has long been used on humans.
But did you know it can work for your pets too.
We'll have the story coming up..
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Pet-Health


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=Dal
TAPE# 97-3
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Acupuncture and massage therapy may be the answer to your pet's ailments.
These are just two of the alternative treatments veterinarians are using to help man's best friend.
Denise Allen explains.
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(( This dog is getting treatment for hip dysplasia--a disorder which makes it painful for the animal to walk.
He's receiving acupuncture--the stimulation of certain pressure points by small needles--which doctors say will ease his pain.
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((DR. MARY BETH LEININGER/AMERICAN VETERNARY MEDICINE ASSN: I THINK WHAT THESE THERAPIES DO IS GIVE VETERINARIANS THE OPPORTUNITY TO PROVIDE ANIMALS NON-INVASIVE TREATMENT THAT COULD WORK IN ADDITION TO WESTERN MEDICINE.))
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Another alternative medical treatment that's becoming popular with veterinarians is chiropractic techniques.
Here the doctor manipulates and adjusts specific joints.
Massage therapy is also used on pets.
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((MESSAGE THERAPY IS MORE FOR MUSCLE INJURIES AND STRAIN AND STIFFNESS. THAT DOES MAKE A LITTLE SENSE WHETHER OR NOT IT WILL ALTER A DISEASE PROCESS, THE JURY IS STILL OUT.))
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Leininger says the pet owner should check with the family vet before seeking out any ot these alternative treatments.
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((THEY AREN'T TAUGHT IN THE PROFESSIONAL VET SCHOOLS AND BECAUSE OF THAT THERE'S A LITTLE LESS ABILITY TO SHOW THE PEOPLE WHO ARE ACTUALLY PERFORMING THEM HAVE A LOT OF EXTRA TRAINING.))
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Leininger says these alternative treatments and other research are helping four-legged family members live longer.
Denise Allen News 7.))

S-Express


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#ICE-97
GRAPHIC=Express/Checkers


The Roanoke Express was playing their second straight game at the Roundhouse tonight and the Express beats the Charlotte Checkers 7 to 2.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke/Express vs Checkers; :


Over 82-hundred fans doing the wave at the ice box tonight.
The Checkers would silence the crowd in the first period when Scott Kirton beats Dave Gagnon with the shot to make it 1 to nothing.
But the Express rallied Working the power play Dave Stewart hits the slap shot and the game was tied at one to one in the first period.
Roanoke would take the lead for SUPER=38-Roanoke/7/Charlotte/2/;good in

the second period. Stewart's slap shot is deflected in by Wayne Strachan on the power play and Roanoke wins it 7 to 2.
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S-Hoops


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Tech Logo


The Virginia Tech Hokies were on the road this evening and St. Joseph's. beats the Hokies 68 to 50. Ace Custis led tech with 13.
SS=Radford Logo


In Radford this afternoon, Eric Bowens scored 25 as Radford beat Coastal Carolina 77 to 72.

S-Wake


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#BB97-3
GRAPHIC=ACC Logo


Tim Duncan scored 22 points as Wake Forest rallied in the second half to beat Florida State 61 to 58.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Winston Salem, NC/JP-RAYCOM SPORTS; :


Dave Odom trying to get his team back in the game.
Wake trailed by 11 until Tony Rutland entered the game and hit the three pointer to make it 23 to 15.
Tim Duncan then lead a 13 to 2 run here he scores inside cutting the lead to six.
The Seminoles came back and James Collins hit the three to make it 28 to 28 at the half.
Florida State's James Collins opened the second half with a three pointer and The Noles led 31 to 28.
But watch Duncan take it inside and pass to Loren Woods for the hoop cutting the lead to one.
The game remained close throughout SUPER=33-Wake Forest/61/Florida

State/58/;the second half and Wake Forest goes on to win it 61 to 58.
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S-State


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#BB97-2
GRAPHIC=ACC Logo


In Atlanta, Georgia Tech rallied in the second half to beat N.C. State 54 to 53.
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SUPER=03-Atlanta, GA/JP-RAYCOM; :


Bobby Cremins and the Yellow Jackets looking for the win at home.
Early in the first half State's Damon Thornton hits the jumper cutting the lead to two
The Yellow Jackets push it outside for the three pointer but went in at the half trailing by one.
The Wolfpack increased its lead to five when C.C. Harrison pulls up and hits this tree pointer.
But Georgia tech took the lead with 4 minutes left in the game Matt Harpring hits this three to make it 46 to 45.
And the Yellow Jackets got two SUPER=33-Georgia Tech/54/N.C.

State/53/;big baskets from Eddie Elisma to hold off the Wolfpack 54 to 53.
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S-Bulls


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#TB97-1
GRAPHIC=NBA Logo


In the N-B-A Michael Jordan hit 24 points to lead Chicago over Toronto 110 to 98.
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SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/SC-CHI; :


The Raptors got off to a bang of a start Marcus Camby taking it in for the jam and a 6 to 5 Toronto.
But Jordan would pull up and bust this three pointer in the second quarter and the Bulls led by 20.
Chicago held off a Raptors rally SUPER=32-Chicago/110/Toronto/98/;in the

second half and the Bulls get the 110 to 98 win.
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S-Scores


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-23
GRAPHIC=NONE
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Pittsburgh, PA/FOX SPORTS; :


In Pittsburgh, The New York Rangers scored three in the second and four in the third to beat the Penguins 7 to 4.
For all of the scores lets check the boards.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#Tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


And coming up, Steve Jones continues to lead the Phoenix Open the final workouts for the Super Bowl were held today.
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VO-NAT ENG#


And the Roanoke College Women get revenge beating Maryville this afternoon in Salem.
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S-Maroons


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#BB97-1
GRAPHIC=Roanoke College


Suzanne Moore scored 14 points as The Lady Maroons of Roanoke College beat Maryville 69 to 67.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Salem/Roanoke vs Maryville; :


Susan Dunagan setting up a play after a time out.
and the Ball goes to Suzanne Moore who hits the three pointer from the corner giving Roanoke the Early lead.
Then the Lady Maroons hit the boards Sarah Dingledine getting the rebound and putting it back in for the score.
The Scotts played the outside game Beverly Yaksich pulls up and hits the jumper but the Lady Scotts trailed 26 to 17.
Roanoke continued to take it SUPER=33-Roanoke/69/Maryville/67/; inside

Moore passes to Cheryl Rhodes for the layup and Roanoke goes on to win the game 69 to 67.
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S-Roanoke


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=BB97-4
GRAPHIC=Roanoke college


The Men's basketball team beat Randolph-Macon this afternoon.
And Steve Mason says past experiences have the Maroons ranked number one in the South Region.
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SUPER=04-1993-94 Season; :21
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SUPER=@Steve1; 1:13
SUPER=01-Jason Bishop/Maroon Senior Guard; 1:26
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((Preparing for the future, whether the next practice, the next game, the next tournament, or the next season; that is part of every coaches job. But at least in one respect, Page Moir and his 1997 Maroons can look to the past for clues on how win.
5 players and assistant coach Kevin Martin were integral parts to the 1993-94 Hillairy Scott lead Maroons that went 26 and 2, and lost in it's first NCAA tournament game.
But that loss might just have yielded countless wins in the future. ((PAGE:)) ((KEVIN MARTIN:)) Especially this year where the maroons have already beaten ODAC power Bridgewater handily and downed Va. Weslyan twice. ((STEVE MASON:)) ((JASON BISHOP:))
The Maroons went to the sweet 16 a season ago, and a trip back and an extended visit is the only thing that will make this team smile, Steve Mason, news 7 sports.))
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S-Golf


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-24
GRAPHIC=PGA LOGO


Steve Jones shot a 65 today and he's still the leader at the Phoenix Open. Jones is at 22 under par for a five stroke lead.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Scottsdale, AZ/ABC SPORTS; :


But Tiger Woods continues to excite the crowd. On the par three 16-th hole Woods comes through with the shot of the day. His shot takes a bounce on the green and into the cup for a hole in one.
Woods shot a 67 today and he's at 10 under par 12 shots off the pace.
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S-Bowl


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-25
GRAPHIC=Superbowl


And on the eve of the Super Bowl reports in New Orleans say Mike Ditka will become the new head coach of the Saints.
The Saints are saying nothing about the reports by two networks. Ditka works for N-B-C sports.
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SUPER=03-New Orleans, LA; :


Green Bay practiced for about 45 minutes at the Superdome today. The Packers worked on special teams, goal line offenses and defenses and substitution packages.
Bill Parcels and the Patriots walked through several things, loosened up and tested footwear on the artificial surface.
Kickoff for the Super Bowl is 6:18 tomorrow evening.
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On-Record


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=lbe
TAPE# 97-4
GRAPHIC=Rail Merger


The bidding war between Norfolk-Southern and CSX has been running at full steam for the past few weeks.
Len Besthoff spoke with people looking at the situation from some different perspectives.
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SUPER=01-Louis Newton/Retired NS Employee; :10
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((
One thing that's clear is that Conrail has a lot of valuable routes N-S and C-S-X want to get their hands on...like the old Pennsylvania Railroad route.
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((LOUIS NEWTON/RETIRED NS EMPLOYEE: IT CONNECTS THE MOST DIRECT ROUTE BETWEEN THE MIDWEST AND THE NEW JERSEY/NEW YORK AREA. Like Chicago? NEWTON: LIKE CHICAGO, SAINT LOUIS AND SO FORTH. What port does it connect to? Newark? NEWTON: TO PHILADELPHIA AS WELL AS THE PORT OF NEW YORK. THEN THE OTHER MAJOR ROUTE IS THE OLD NEW YORK CENTRAL WATER LEVEL ROUTE. EAST FROM SAINT LOUIS AND CHICAGO THROUGH CLEVELAND, BUFFALO AND INTO THE NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK AREA.))
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People who watch the financial markets believe there's lots of dealmaking ability left in all three camps.
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IN Q=We're sort

((BEN HARTMAN/STOCKBROKER-EDWARD JONES: WE'RE SORT OF IN A HOLDING PATTERN. AS FAR AS WHAT'S GOING TO TAKE PLACE NEXT. WHEN WILL THE NEXT SHAREHOLDER MEETING BE? WHAT WILL BE THE OUTCOME? WILL ONE OF THE RAILROADS SWEETEN THE DEAL? WILL THERE BE A MEETING AS THIS LETTER MAY IMPLY THAT THERE WILL BE A MEETING OF THE THREE RAILROADS? SO IT'S SORT OF A WAIT AND SEE PERIOD RIGHT NOW I THINK FOR SHAREHOLDERS.))
SUPER=01-Ben Hartman/Stockbroker-Edward Jones;
RUNS=:24
OUT Q=I think for shareholders.


Meanwhile, folks in N-S strongholds like southwest and central Virginia, wonder how the final outcome will ultimately impact their local economies.
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SOT 00:25:12
IN Q=I like you

((ANNE PIEDMONT/ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIP: I, YOU SAID, HAVE HEARD, EVERYTHING FROM A WEAKENED NORFOLK SOUTHERN IS GONNA LOSE AND GET GOBBLED UP BY SOMEBODY ELSE AND THAT'S THE END OF THE RAILROAD IN ROANOKE ALL THE WAY UP TO WOULDN'T IT BE GREAT IF NORFOLK SOUTHERN WON AND GOT ALL OF CONRAIL AND INCREASED ITS ROUTES AND LIVED HAPPILY EVER AFTER.))
SUPER=01-Anne Piedmont/Economic Development Partnership;
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=ever after.

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