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News-head

ANCHOR=Eric
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Coming up next on News 7 at 11...
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Police in California arrested two suspected bombers and recovered more than 400 sticks of dynamite.
We'll hear the story of unsung heros of the Depression here in Virginia.
And a play at Randolph-Macon college raises questions about sexual harrassment.
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News 7 at 11 is next.

Bombing


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#net
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Police in Vallejo, California have arrested two people in connection with several recent bombings.
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SUPER=03-Vallejo, CA/Last Sunday;


Last weekend, a bomb exploded outside a Wells Fargo Bank.
A few days later, another bomb exploded outside the county courthouse.
In related incident, children found dynamite outside a library.
Police won't identify the FIRST suspect they're arrested today, but say they have good reason to believe he's involved.
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(( PAUL SNABEL/ATF AGENT; A VEHICLE WAS LOCATED THAT CONTAINED ABOUT 60 STICKS OF EXPLOSIVES MATCHING THE EXPLOSIVES THAT WERE RECOVERED AT THE LIBRARY SCENE. 20:00:50 ROBERT NICELLINI/VALLEJO POLICE DEPARTMENT; IT IS OUR BELIEF THAT THIS WAS A DELIBERATE ATTEMPT TO STOP THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM FROM OPERATING IN SALANO COUNTY. ))
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Just a few minutes ago, CBS news reported the arrest of a second suspect, and said police have recovered an additional 400 sticks of dynamite.
Investigators are still looking for at least one more suspect.
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Carroll-Ax


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=dse
TAPE# none
GRAPHIC=Fatal Ax


A Hillsville man is dead this evening following a single car accident in Carroll County.
State Police say 30- year-old Thomas Jefferson Simone (suh-mone) was killed just before six this evening.
He was heading south on State Route 100 when his car ran off the road, hit a tree and overturned.
Simone was killed instantly.
Police say excessive speed is probably to blame for the accident.

XGR


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE# 97-3
GRAPHIC=Business News


Big doings at the State Capitol today as the House and Senate race toward a Tuesday deadline for passing their bills to each other.
Among today's accomplishments, labor unions and business leaders are singing the praises of Vinton Delegate Dick Cranwell.
That's after Cranwell led a compromise on jobless benefits.
If the deal holds together
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;

this week in front of the full House of Delegates:
- the Governor would get a modest cut in unemployment taxes on businesses
- labor unions would get a lowering of the threshold at which unemployed workers can collect jobless benefits
- and Cranwell may finally get carpal tunnel syndrome and job- related hearing loss written into workers compensation law.
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Textiles


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE# 97-1
GRAPHIC=Business News


A new trade agreement with China could have a big local impact on Southside textile mills.
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SUPER=03-Beijing, China;


The new textile agreement was signed this morning, a month after the old accord expired.
U-S trade officials say the agreement is historic, meeting their demands for greater access to the Chinese market.
How the new agreement will affect plants in our area is still unclear, but local officials are hopeful it will bring more business their way.
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ANCHOR=Eric
SS=Business News


Martinsville Assistant City Manager for Development, Tom Harned (HAR-ned), says an agreement that promotes export opportunities for textile producers will benefit the region.

Rail-Merger


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=lbe
TAPE# 97-5
GRAPHIC=Norfolk Southern


A lot of people are wondering what effect the takeover of Conrail will have on our area.
The chief executive of Norfolk Southern has an answer.
He said he believes the wheeling and dealing between his railroad and cross-state rival C-S-X could benefit Roanoke.
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N-S has a large portion of its operations in our area, employing more than 35- hundred people.
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((DAVID GOODE/NS CEO: IF NORFOLK SOUTHERN IS ABLE TO ACCOMPLISH THIS TRANSACTION IN A WAY, AS I'M CONFIDENT IT WILL, THAT WILL PRODUCE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT FOR THE COMPANY AS A WHOLE, THAT'S GONNA BE VERY GOOD NEWS FOR ROANOKE. ))
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SUPER=@File;


The heads of all three railroads scheduled a meeting this week to discuss their competing offers and how to resolve the situation.
Both N-S and C-S-X want to acquire Conrail, because of its lucrative routes in the northeast.
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Harassment


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11 p.m.
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#97-7
GRAPHIC=None


Sexual harassment has been making the headlines for years now.
Cases like Paula Jones' allegations against President Clinton have brought increased awareness to the issue.
Kimberly McBroom takes a look at a contemporary play at Randolph- Macon Woman's College which depicts sexual harassment between a professor and student.
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((I HAVE TO PASS THIS CLASS, ETC. ))
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A female student, a college professor, and a low grade.
The contemporary play, "Oleanna" portrays a situation that can occur on any campus.
It was written in 1992, shortly after the Clarence Thomas-- Anita Hill Senate hearings.
But the director of Randolph- Macon's production says the play is more about perception than politics.
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((TOM STEPHENS/"OLEANNA" DIRECTOR: I SUPPOSE POLITICAL TO THE EXTENT THAT HUMAN RELATIONSHIPS ARE POLITICAL. FINALLY, THE WHOLE PLAY IS ABOUT RELATIONSHIPS AND WHO WE TRUST AND WHO WE DON'T TRUST. ))
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Standup here-- tape 2
The actors say "Oleanna" reflects modern society's increased sensitivity to sexual harassment.
But don't expect any clear- cut answers as to who's right and who's wrong. End standup

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((JILLETTA DAVIS/"CAROL": SHE TAKES IT AS SEXUAL HARASSMENT. HE NEVER MEANT IT THAT WAY. BUT IT HAS TO BE IN THE OPINION OF THE PERSON WHO'S GETTING IT. BECAUSE NOBODY ELSE CAN KNOW WHAT IS TOO PERSONAL FOR YOU. ))
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((JOHN WADE/"JOHN": WE'RE LIVING IN A TIME-- IT'S RATHER FRIGHTENING THAT WE CAN'T EXPRESS OUR EMOTIONS BY TOUCHING OR HUGGING AND I THINK IT'S A REAL STATEMENT ON OUR SOCIETY. ))
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Meanwhile Oleanna's title is a bit of an enigma-- which seems suitable for a play that invokes more questions than answers.
Kimberly McBroom, News 7, Lynchburg.))
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HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Eric
SS=NONE


Still to come on News 7 at Six--
More than one thousand personal histories of Virginians were tucked away in the State Archives. But now, a new book is bringing some of those stories to light.
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And, Russian leader Boris Yeltsin is back on the job.
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ANCHOR=Andrew


An uneventful day today in the weather office-- cloudy skies and very light winds.
The quiet weather scenario will end late Tomorrow night into Tuesday morning, as a system forming over Texas brings some gulf moisture our way.
Until then cloudy skies seem to be the rule.
Here's the day's High and low temperatures... wx ad lib Roll Lake Level MUSIC UP FULL
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Yeltsin


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Yeltsin, Boris


Boris Yeltsin is working again after recovering from heart bypass surgery and pneumonia.
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SUPER=03-Novo-Ogareve, Russia;


This weekend he held his first meeting with another head of state since he was hospitalized last month.
In the meeting with French President Jacques Chirac, Yeltsin appeared thinner then his last public appearance...
But Chirac said he was impressed with Yeltsin's recovery, saying he "was the same as always".
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Bloody-Sunday


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


In Northern Ireland today, thousands of demonstrators marched to remember the 25th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday".
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VO-NAT 3:00 15:09:14
SUPER=03-Londonderry;


25 years ago, British paratroopers shot and killed more than a dozen Catholics during a demonstration in Londonderry.
The army said the troops came under fire and defended themselves, but families of the victims say they were unarmed.
Some are calling for a new investigation, after recent claims that some victims were shot from above, by troops stationed on the city walls.
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Depression-Book


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=eleven
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE# 97-2
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For more than fifty years, the personal histories of 13- hundred Virginians lay forgotten in the State Archives.
But late last year, the stories of 61 men and women who lived through the Great Depression were published in the book, "Talk About Trouble."
Tonight, Joe Dashiell talks with the editors.
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((Photographs provide a striking portrait of Virginians during the Great Depression and in the years leading up to the Second World War.
A farmer plowing his field in Roanoke County, a member of a tank crew training at Fort Belvoir, children reciting the pledge of allegiance in a Norfolk classroom.
But in the book "Talk About Trouble," the STORIES of ordinary Virginians, both black and white, take center stage.
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((CHARLES PERDUE: I LIKE STORIES OF EVERYDAY LIFE AND THE HARD TIMES THAT MANY OF THEM HAD AND THE ULTIMATE FACT THAT MOST OF THEM SURVIVED THOSE HARD TIMES. THEY FOUND A WAY OUT ONE WAY OR THE OTHER. THEY GOT HUNGRY FOR A TIME, BUT THEY EVENTUALLY MADE IT.))
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Charles Perdue and Nancy Martin- Perdue stumbled on more than 13- hundred life histories while they were searching the Virginia State Archives for interviews with ex- slaves.
The narratives were written by fieldworkers of the Virginia Writers Project between 1938 and 1941 and largely forgotten after that.
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IN Q=It sounds romantic

((NANCY MARTIN-PERDUE: IT SOUNDS ROMANTIC TO TALK ABOUT THE DIGNITY OF PEOPLE WHO ARE POOR AND BARELY SURVIVING BUT THERE IS A TRUTH THERE. THESE PEOPLE ARE SURVIVING WITH A KIND OF GRACE AND I THINK THAT'S AN IMPORTANT LESSON TO KNOW.))
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An important lesson, Martin- Perdue believes, when the social programs that grew out of the depression are increasingly under attack.
Joe Dashiell News 7))

Business-Review


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#=BIZ
GRAPHIC=Business Review


Leggett stores get a new owner and a new name. And two area companies land multi-million dollar contracts.
Len Besthoff recaps the week's top economic stories in our area with the News-7 Business Review.
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SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Tuesday; :18
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It was the sign of the times at the Valley View Mall in Roanoke this week.
After purchasing of the longstanding Leggett chain, Charlotte based Belk has put its mark on its newest acquisition.
Lynchburg leaders got an update on the new 150- million- dollar Frito Lay facility under construction.
Delays have pushed back the hiring of 800 people about six months, the first chips should be rolling out by next summer.
A day later the Governor visited the Hill City to announce Ericsson Incorporated landed a 33- million- dollar deal to build a radio dispatching system for the South Korean National Police.
The contract is not expected to increase its 28- hundred member workforce here.
I-T-T in Roanoke County also won a big international contract.
Switzerland will pay it 26- million- dollars over the next five years to supply night vision equipment for its armed forces.
A-O Smith sold its automotive division, including its new plant in Botetourt County.
The company expects the sale will be reasonably transparent for its 55 employees.
The Kroger supermarket chain is expanding its regional warehouse in Roanoke County.
The move will create 125 new jobs.
The three railroads involved in the bidding war for Conrail met Friday in an attempt to resolve their differences.
The one thing Norfolk Southern, C-S-X and Conrail did agree on is to release no details of this get- together or any subsequent ones.
Checking the financial markets, the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 117 points for the week, the Nasdaq composite rose 16 points.
Len Besthoff with the News-7 Business Review. Nat Sot
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Soft Music Under
ANCHOR=Eric
SS=none


Stay with us, groundhogs across the country made their annual weather prediction this morning.
You'll probably like their forecast.
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and the re-release of Star Wars is creating quite a stir with collectors as well as moviegoers.
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Feedback-2/2/97


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jmc
TAPE# Feedback
GRAPHIC=Feedback


Our mail this week featured some comments on a story about some computer wizards.
Here's assignment editor Joe McKean, with News-7's Feedback.
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(( The story was Joe Dashiell's profile of the Elfun Society, the retired General Electric engineers who refurbish used computers, and donate them to schools.
The group's leader said: "The planning, programming, and editing of the story (resulted) in complete, accurate and we believe both a newsworthy (story) and a community service production."
"The story has been helpful to us already. We have received a number of calls for computers for schools, as far away as Christiansburg, and a number of donors offering computer equipment. Perhaps the most pivotal benefit is the acceptance and help we have received in our efforts to find a new home...We have to leave GE to make room for new jobs, no problem. From the response we have already received, it looks like we will be re-located soon in very adequate facilities."
News 7 welcomes comments on our news coverage, and topics in the news.
Send your letter, including name, address, and a phone number, to News7 Feedback, P.O. Box 7, Roanoke, VA, 24022-0007.
Our fax number is 540-343-7269.
And you may send E-Mail to news@wdbj7.com.
Joe McKean, News 7.))


groundhog


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# net
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The word is in from groundhogs across the country -- spring will be here before you know it.
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SUPER=03-Punxsutawney, PA;


Groundhog guru Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow this morning.
Organizers say today marks only the twelfth time in one-hundred-eleven years that this has happened.
As legend has it, if the groundhog sees his shadow, six more weeks of winter lay ahead.
So, according to Phil, spring will be here soon.
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S-Fame


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-23
GRAPHIC=BASEBALL HALL OF FAME


The number of inductees in the Salem-Roanoke Valley baseball hall of fame has now reached 29.
Mike Stevens has a look at the five latest individuals to earn a spot from the 6th annual induction ceremonies.
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SUPER=03-Salem/Hot Stove Banquet; :00
SUPER=01-Ed Ott/Hit .304 For Salem In 1972; :15
SUPER=03-Salem/1987 Carolina League Finals; :28
SUPER=01-Steve Demeter/280 Wins As Salem Manager; :38
SUPER=01-Shannon Hardwick/Appy League Star From 1946-51; 1:05
SUPER=01-Alvin Hall/Hall of Fame Inductee; 1:24
SUPER=01-Posey Oyler/Hall of Fame Inductee; 1:35
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S-Bowl


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-24
GRAPHIC=NFL Logo


The N-F-L season officially ended tonight in Hawaii as the N-F-C and A-F-C matched up in the pro bowl.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Honolulu, HI/ABC SPORTS; :
Leading 3 to nothing Brett Favre hooks up with Minnesota lineman Reggie

McDaniel on the short touchdown pass and the N-F-C led 9 to nothing in the second quarter.
The A-F-C got on the board after an interception Carry Blanchard booting
SUPER=30-NFC/23/AFC/23/;this field goal in the second quarter and the game

was tied 23 to 23 with 44 seconds left.
But the big winner tonight was Lance Alstodt. At halftime of the game Alstodt booted this 35 yard field goal to win 1 million dollars from Hershey. Alstodt is a banker.
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Sports Tease


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


And coming up, The Bulls and Hornets win on the hardwood this afternoon.
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And Mark O'Meara takes home another Pebble Beach Pro Am paycheck.
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S-Golf


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-25
GRAPHIC=PGA TOUR LOGO


For the fifth time since 1985, Mark O'Meara has won the Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
O'Meara hit back to back birdies near the end of the round to hold off Tiger Woods.
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SUPER=03-Pebble Beach, CA/CBS SPORTS; ;


Woods moved into contention with a string of birdies to end his round. He birdied 16, 17, and he was on the green in two at the 18-th hole that birdie gave him a round of 64 8 under par.
But O'Meara, playing one hole behind Woods, made this birdie from the rough at the 16-th hole to maintain a one stroke lead. He also birdied 17 and finished the day at 268, 20 under par for a one shot win.
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((MARK O'MEARA/1997 PEBBLE BEACH PRO AM CHAMP: ))
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ANCHOR=Roy
SS=Hold Logo


Third round leader David Duval birdied 18 to tie Woods for second place.

S-Bulls


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#BB97-4
GRAPHIC=Chicago Bulls


The result was the same as the Chicago Bulls and Seattle Supersonics met for the first time since last years championship series.
Michael Jordan scored 45 points as the Bulls beat the Sonics 91 to 84.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Seattle, WA/NBC SPORTS; :


The Sonics cut a 19 point second quarter lead to one early in the third quarter Shawn Kemp going in for the alley oop to make it 74 to 66.
Then Jordon took over in the fourth quarter on this play he pulls up and hits the jumper and the Bulls led by 15.
Jordan hit 19 of his 28 shots in SUPER=32-Chicago/91/Seattle/84;his

third highest scoring game of the season and the Bulls cruise to the 91 to 84 win.
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S-Hornets


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#BB97-1
GRAPHIC=Charlotte Hornets


Glen Rice hit the 40 point level for the third time in seven games to lead the Charlotte Hornets over the New York Knicks this afternoon 99 to 93 ending the Knicks 15 game home win streak.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-New York, NY/NBC SPORTS; :


Spike Lee in his regular courtside seat at the Garden.
Charlotte's Mugsy Bogues throws it inside for the easy layup and the Hornets took the lead in the first quarter.
New York gets it back Allen Houston finds the open shot and scores at the Buzzer to end the first quarter.
Glen Rice finds the screen and he pulls up and hits the basket for two of his 40 points on the day.
The Knicks come right back John Starks steps outside the line and hits the three pointer from the side of the key.
Rice reached the 40 point level for SUPER=32-Charlotte/99/New York/93/;the

third time in seven games as the Hornets beat the New York Knicks 99 to 93.
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S-Duke


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-27
GRAPHIC=ACC Logo


There's a three way tie for the second place in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Duke's Trajan Langdon scored 17 points as the 12-th ranked Blue Devils beat Georgia Tech 70 to 61.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Durham, NC/ABC SPORTS; :


The Blue Devils join fifth ranked Maryland and 7-th ranked Clemson behind Wake Forest in the standings.
Duke coming out with the power game Greg Newton takes it inside for the jam and a 2 point lead.
The Blue Devils mixed it up this time Jeff Capel pulls up and hits the three pointer early in the fourth quarter.
Georgia Tech fell behind but Gary Saunders takes it to the hoop for the layup the Yellow Jackets trailed by 9.
Langdon then gets the ball behind SUPER=33-Duke/70/Georgia Tech/61/;the

line and nails the three pointer Duke led by 12 and the Blue Devils win it 70 to 61.
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S-Scores


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-26
GRAPHIC=College Hoops


In other college action this afternoon, Washington upset 10-th ranked Arizona.
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SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA/ABC SPORTS; :


And in Philadelphia John Chaney's Temple Owls took on 9-th ranked Louisville.
Temple turned a 7 point halftime lead into 11 in the second half and held on to beat the Cardinals.
For all of the scores lets check the boards.
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SUPER=0098-j/Rand.-Macon/85//Emory & Henry/70///;
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SUPER=0096-j/Charlotte/99//New York/93////Houston/90/j/Orlando/103///;
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SUPER=0096-/New Jersey/90/j/Indiana/92////Portland/102/j/Minnesota/103///;
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SUPER=0096-j/Chicago/91//Seattle/84////Cleveland/76/j/Miami/80///;
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SUPER=0096-j/Vancouver/102//Boston/92///j/Phoenix/106//Detroit/97///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0096-/Atlanta/73//Denver/87/4///Washington/52//L.A. Lakers/78/3//;
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SUPER=0103-/Washington/2//Buffalo/2//OT//N.Y. Rangers/2/j/Boston/3///;
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Star-Wars


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=jmo
TAPE# 97-4
GRAPHIC=Star Wars


Moviegoers aren't the only people excited about the re-release of the Star Wars Trilogy.
The movie is also bringing out collectors in full force.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


The hottest selling merchandise is the action figures.
The collectibles are those that have misprints or minor changes in the overall figure or the packaging is a different color than others.
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IN Q=The first series

((TERRY STEVENS/PLUS COMICS: THE FIRST SERIES LINE OF LIFESAVERS ABOUT THREE AND THREE QUARTER INCHES LONG. THE NEW ONES ARE A HALF INCH SHORTER. THE OLD ONES ARE GOING FOR ABOUT 20 DOLLARS BECAUSE OF THAT LONGER LIFESAVER. WELL KENNER MADE THEM SHORTER BECAUSE HE FELT IT FIT THE BODY AND PACKAGE BETTER...AGAIN THAT ADDS TO THE COLLECTIBLE OF IT. THE SECONDARY MARKET DRIVES THE PRICES UP ON THEM BECAUSE YOU CAN'T FIND THEM NOW. ))
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The prices of the action figures vary from five dollars, up to 50 dollars. (----------------)