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L'burg-Schools


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-107
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Ever wonder what kind of people are teaching your children, driving them to school or even serving them lunch in the cafeteria?
Lynchburg school officials want to know..
Starting next fall they'll start looking at the criminal backgrounds of prospective employees more closely.
Steve Smallshaw reports.
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(( It seems like common sense.. don't hire a convicted criminal or sex offender to work in your city schools.
But until now, Lynchburg's screening process has consisted of just a few questions on the job application and a local criminal history check.
That should change next fall when prospective employees will undergo extensive criminal background examinations, including the list of known sex offenders, BEFORE they're offered a job.
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SOT 11:25:08
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((BARRY CAMPBELL/LYNCHBURG DEPUTY SCHOOL SUPT.: WHEN YOU DO SEE INSTANCES OCCUR NATIONALLY AND OTHER SCHOOL DIVISIONS AND OTHER PLACES, IT MAKES YOU STOP AND PAUSE AND THINK `COULD THAT HAPPEN HERE?' THAT'S BEEN ONE OF THE REASONS WE'VE GONE FORWARD WITH THIS POLICY TO PUT IN PLACE SOME OF THE MOST EXHAUSTIVE SAFEGUARDS WE CAN.))
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Lynchburg is finally catching up with what state law has allowed for years.
Other area school systems already conduct full background checks.. it can be costly, but officials say they can't afford NOT to.
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((MARTY HARVEY/CAMPBELL CO. SCHOOLS: IF WE HAVEN'T DONE A GOOD JOB OF SCREENING PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, THAT'S GOING TO COME BACK TO HAUNT US.))
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((But even with a screening process, there's no telling what a CURRENT school employee might do. In the last year in Bedford County a bus driver has been accused of child molestation and an elementary school janitor charged with selling crack cocaine. Both passed their initial background check when they were hired. Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))
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Drug-Bust


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#96-101
GRAPHIC=Drug Bust


Nine months of undercover work paid off for the Rockbridge Regional Drug Task Force.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lexington


Monday, the task force arrested 27 people on drug charges.
Today they showed off the results of those arrests; cocaine, marijuana, and several prescription drugs allegedly stolen by a worker at a Lexington nursing home.
Police Chief Bruce Beard who has been with the department for 27 years says this is the biggest single drug roundup he's seen.
The Rockbridge task force has made a total of 299 arrests since it formed in 1994.
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Simpson


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Simpson


The verdict is in, but the work is far from over.
Lawyers in the O.J. Simpson civil suit are now hashing out differences over who should testify in the next phase of the case.
Byron Harlan reports from Santa Monica.
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((The defense failed. O.J. Simpson lost millions, but the team is fighting on. The first new battle: determine how deeply into Simpson's finances the plaintiffs may go during the next phase of the trial. This afternoon the judge ruled the plaintiffs may present witnesses talking about possible future earnings for Simpson.
Money is what the jury will be thinking about too, because the job now is to figure-out how much more o.j. simpson should pay. If the first award is any key, then the next figure could be huge. The jury ordered Mr. Simpson to pay eight and a half million dollars, to compensate the Goldman's for the loss of their son.
FRED GOLDMAN/VICTIM'S FATHER: JUSTICE HAS BEEN DONE. THANK GOD. The Brown family did not ask for compensatory damages. But they will receive a punitive damage award, because the jury decided that O.J. Simpson committed malice and oppression against her. As for O.J. Simpson, it appears he spent the day in his home. reports are that he did not leave his estate.))

OJ-React


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#96-102
GRAPHIC=Simpson


Last night's verdict in the O-J Simpson civil trial left some people scratching their heads.
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They say they don't understand how one jury can find Simpson not guilty, and another find him responsible for the murders.
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Washington and Lee Law Professor Jim (FEM-is-ter) Phemister wasn't surprised by yesterday's verdict.
He says there was evidence to support it, just as there was evidence to support a not-guilty verdict in the criminal trial.
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((JIM PHEMISTER/W & L LAW PROFESSOR; BUT THEY'RE LOOKING AT IT UNDER TWO DIFFERENT LAWS, ONE THE CRIMINAL LAW, AND THEN THE MOST RECENT TRIAL, THE CIVIL LAW. THERE ARE TWO DIFFERENT BURDENS OF PROOF, THE GOVERNMENT HAS TO PROVE IT'S CASE BY A MUCH HIGHER STANDARD THAN THE CIVIL PLAINTIFFS HAD TO PROVE THEIR CASE, AND SO IT MAKES IT VERY EASY AT LEAST FOR A LAWYER TO UNDERSTAND WHY TWO DIFFERENT JURIES COULD COME UP WITH TWO DIFFERENT RESULTS.))
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(FEM-is-ter) Phemister says the fact that the jury was mostly white doesn't taint the verdict.

Budget


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Clinton


When you hear about the national budget you don't often hear the word surplus.
But that's what the Clinton administration is talking about with it's balanced budget proposal.
The budget for fiscal 1998 goes to Congress tomorrow-
No talk of deficit.
Instead, this budget claims to have enough savings to produce a 17 billion-dollar surplus by 2002.
Overall, the budget spends more than one and half trillion dollars.

CELL-PHONES


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NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=AFR
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If you own a cellular phone, and you think you're making private phone calls -you may be mistaken.
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VO-NAT
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Congress held hearings on the problem today.
A representative of the Cellular communications Industry says more and more people are using police scanners to illegally eavesdrop on cell phone conversations.
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((THOMAS WHEELER/CELLULAR INDUSTRY SPOKESMAN: WE ARE TALKING ABOUT NOTHING LESS THAN ELECTRONIC STALKING.))
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The manager of a Radio Shack in Roanoke says many customers want to buy scanners specifically for that purpose-- but the scanners on his shelf would have to be electronically altered to pick up cell phone frequencies.
Dan Wendell says not many Cell-phone customers are aware their phone conversations might be heard by someone else.
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SOT 7:37:32
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((SOMETIMES IT COMES UP IN OUR CONVERSATIONS, WHEN WE ARE TALKING ABOUT PHONES, SOME PEOPLE WILL ASK A QUESTION ABOUT SCANNERS, AND OF COURSE WE ARE HONEST WITH THEM-- THERE MAY BE SOME PEOPLE OUT THERE LISTENING.))
SUPER=01-Dan Wendell/Radio Shack Manager;
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Those people listening are violating federal communications laws-- but as of now, there's no easy way to catch the eavesdroppers.
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Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Jean
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Still to come on our broadcast, police discredit a confession on the Rainbow Family murders,
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VO-NAT


And several people are injured as an Amtrak train hits a tractor trailer.
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Train-Derail


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#NET
GRAPHIC=Train Accident


Am Amtrak train crashed into a tractor trailer near Jacksonville, Florida tonight.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Duval Co., FL;


The Silver Meteor was on its way from Miami headed to New York when it collided with the truck.
Firefighters say the truck driver was apparently trying to make a U-turn when the accident happened.
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((HE GOT STUCK AND WAS UNABLE TO GET THE TRAILER OFF THE TRACKS. THE TRAIN CAME ALONG AND AS YOU CAN SEE, THIS IS WHAT THE END RESULT WAS.)) 21:26:15 ((WHEN I SAW LOT OF SMOKE COMING UP AND DUST AND WE HIT A LOT OF BUMPS. EVERYBODY WAS FALLING EVERYWHERE.))
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Three cars jumped the tracks- 15 people in all were hurt, but officials at the scene say none of the injuries are serious.
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Rainbow-Suspect


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=abo
TAPE#96-106
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


West Virginia Police say they've had the right man all along.
Jacob Beard was convicted and sentenced to two life terms for the 19-80 murders of two Rainbow Family members.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File

But last fall white supremacist Joseph Franklin said HE shot and killed the two women while on a cross-country murder spree.
After investigating Franklin's claims state police say they are sure Franklin did not do it- and that his descriptions of the killings do not match evidence. Nancy Santomero and Vicki Durian were murdered in Pocahontas County while hitchhiking to a gathering of the Rainbow Family.
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Hopkins


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-109
GRAPHIC=NONE


It was NO landslide, but the director of George Allen's most embattled agency got final General Assembly approval today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Tom Hopkins' seven month tenure at the Department of Environmental Quality was re-affirmed with 65 votes.
34 lawmakers did NOT vote or pleaded a conflict.
One voted against him.
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((THE DEPARTMENT GETS NO RESPECT...RODNEY DANGERFIELD OF STATE AGENCIES.))
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VO-NAT


Democrats have criticized what they see as political plotting and lax enforcement of pollution laws.
But the majority refused to make history by rejecting a Governor's appointment.
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((SO I WILL.. VOTE FOR HIM.))
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((DEL. ANDY GUEST/R-FRONT ROYAL: IT IS VERY ...AGENCY TOGETHER.))
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Hopkins already has Senate approval... plus a Republican mandate to come back with an action plan for fixing DEQ's problems.

CFW


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-1
GRAPHIC=None


Labor leaders and management at the C-F-W Directory Assistance Center in Clifton Forge have reached a new, four year contract.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Clifton Forge/December;


The deal calls for wage increases of roughly four- percent the first two years.
It also addresses concerns both parties had about temporary workers.
The negotiations lasted almost a YEAR.
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=None


The talks were so deadlocked that at one point the union filed charges against the company with federal regulators.
Those charges have since been dropped.
C-F-W says a federal mediator was instrumental in getting the two sides to reach a settlement.

Henry-Curfew


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-108
GRAPHIC=NONE


A group of Martinsville teenagers is not embracing the idea of a city-wide curfew.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Martinsville/Yesterday;


The students are members of the Martinsville/Henry County Youth Council. They gathered to voice their opposition.
City leaders are planning to mail a survey to Martinsville residents later this week asking if a curfew is needed.
The students believe an ordinance would unfairly punish most teenagers.
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((RUSTY LAW/YOUTH COUNCIL CHAIRMAN:AS FAR AS THE OLDER TEENAGERS ARE CONCERNED THERE'S NOT MANY PLACES TO GO AT NIGHT AND SO PEOPLE HANG OUT IN CITY STREETS AND IT'S NOT NECESSARILY SO MUCH TROUBLE THAT'S BEING CREATED, IT'S JUST THE FACT THAT PEOPLE DON'T LIKE YOUNG PEOPLE HANGING OUT, I MEAN WE SHOWED SOME STATS, THERE HASN'T BEEN THAT MUCH CRIME COMMITTED BY JUVENILES.))
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VO-NAT


If a curfew is passed by City Council, there's a possibility it would be modeled after Danville, where a curfew has been in effect for more than a year.
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Tease#2

Soft Music Under
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Stay with us, after this break film maker Ken Burns documents one of Virginia's favorite sons,
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VO-NAT

and movie goers and book lovers will soon have more choices as big changes are in the works at one of the Valley's shopping malls.
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Burns


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-110
GRAPHIC=None


Ken Burns brought the Civil War into our homes on PBS... and tourists by the hundreds of thousands to Virginia battlefields.
In two weeks, something even more Virginian gets the Ken Burns treatment.
Thomas Jefferson hits the small screen.
The nation's best known documentary film maker brought a preview to the State Capitol today.
Ellen Qualls reports.
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Virginia's staunchest bastion of tradition seldom gives as warm a welcome to those Hollywood types.
But the maker of "Thomas Jefferson," a two-part documentary of the Commonwealth's favorite son is different.
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((KEN BURNS: HE DISTILLED A CENTURY OF ENLIGHTENMENT THINKING INTO ONE REMARKABLE SENTENCE WHICH BEGINS "WE HOLD THESE TRUTHS TO BE SELF-EVIDENT THAT ALL MEN ARE CREATED EQUAL." AND YET HE OWNED MORE THAN 200 HUMAN BEINGS, AND NEVER SAW FIT IN HIS LIFE TO FREE THEM.))
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350-thousand Virginia tax dollars helped underwrite the project.

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((ANOTHER QUARTER MILLION DOLLARS WENT INTO ORGANIZING AND PROMOTING A JEFFERSON DRIVING TOUR THAT INCLUDES NINE STOPS. AMONG THEM, THE STATE CAPITOL HE DESIGNED.))
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Also, the geological wonder of Natural Bridge -- which Jefferson purchased from King George the third.
And his country retreat, the Lynchburg area's Poplar Forest.
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((SEN. STEVE NEWMAN: TOURISM HELPS US OUT TO A COUPLE OF BILLION DOLLARS A YEAR. AND NOW THAT WE HAVE POPLAR FOREST, IT'S CERTAINLY A JEWEL IN OUR CAP AND WE NEED TO MAKE SURE WE TELL EVERYONE ABOUT IT.))
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((KEN BURNS: HE REMAINED A PUZZLE EVEN TO THOSE WHO THOUGHT THEY KNEW HIM BEST. EMBODIED CONTRADICTIONS COMMON TO THE COUNTRY WHOSE INDEPENDENCE IT FELL TO HIM TO PROCLAIM, IN WORDS WHOSE PRECISE MEANING AMERICANS HAVE DEBATED EVER SINCE.))
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Tune in to PBS February 18th.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.)) Wx-Tape
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S-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#BB97-1
GRAPHIC=PRIMETIME BIG


College hoop highlights for you from Richmond, Danville and College park, Maryland plus, some football signings and Hometown Hoops Weekly.
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But first the Bullets fired Jim Lynam today after leading the Bullets to just 22 wins in their first 46 games.
Former Wake Forest coach Bob Staak took over on an interim basis tonight in Denver.
Now the numbers.
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S-JMU


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#BB97-3
GRAPHIC=CAA


The Colonial Athletic Association has been an adventure every night this season because of the top to bottom balance in the league.
Last night in Richmond the VCU Rams tried to tip the scales in their favor against JMU.
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SUPER=03-Richmond/Dukes vs. Rams - HTS; :00


Lefty Driesell was looking very relaxed during this game with his counterpart Sonny Smith.
And why not Chatney Howard makes the steal and converts the breakaway into a one handed slam dunk to put JMu in front midway through the first half.
VCU would make it a 28-to-28 game at the halftime break thanks to point guard Marcus Reed,who makes the circus scoop and draws the foul.
Reed, a Staunton native who led Robert E. Lee to the Group Two-A championship in 1991, had
SUPER=33-James Madison/60/V.C.U./72;

a career high 18 points.
VCU beats James Madison 72-to-60 for the Rams fifth straight win.
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S-Averett


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s7-1
GRAPHIC=ferrum


It was the battle of the big cats last night in Danville as the Ferrum College Panthers tangled with the Averett Cougars.
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SUPER=03-Danville/Ferrum vs. Averett; :00


And the home boys came out with fire in their eyes! Watch number 10 Ed Gwynn go behind his back and to the rack for the score as the Cougars set the tone for the night immediately.
Rodney Ponzo would get into the mix for Ferrum, dropping in this bucket in the paint.
But Averett's Jay Tate was on fire! First with the three from the left corner. Then from the left wing with another three.
Ferrum's Michael Hunter trIed to cool him off with a long jumper of his own.
SUPER=33-Ferrum/85/Averett/94;


But the Panthers got careless on the defensive end. DeMarcus Morrison scores with ease as Averett BEATS Ferrum 94-to-85.
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S-RADFORD


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-2
GRAPHIC=HIGH SCHOOL


A big non-districthigh school game tonight in Radford as the Hogoheegee's George Wythe Maroons battled Three Rivers member Radford.
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SUPER=03-Radford/G. Wythe vs. Radford; :00


The Maroons Bryant Jones was ready for the challenge of playing the Bobcats tonight.
And George Wythe would take the early lead as Justin Bourne hooks up with Brian Barnes inside, and he nails the short jumper.
Midway thorough the second quarter Radford would close the gap as Joe Housel passes to Tony Hash for the jumper.
SUPER=33-George Wythe/56/Radford/50;


George Wythe led by four at halftime and kept it rolling on Lance Goff's assist to Damien Taylor.
The final tonight, George Wythe 56, Radford 50.
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Also, tonight WeenieMiller's RockbridgeCounty Wildcats beat Harrisonburg 69-to-66.

S-Bullets


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-23
GRAPHIC=ACC


In the ACC last night the Maryland Terrapins ranked sveenth in the nation improved their record to 18-and-4 with a win over NC State.
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Maryland star Ketih Booth would take his name to another level last night as he finshes with the two handed jam.
Then the Terps went to the alley-oop.
SUPER=33-N.C. State/55/Maryland #7/66;

Leron Profit throws it down as the Terps beat the Pack at Cole Field house 66-to-55.
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S-Signing


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#TF96-2
GRAPHIC=RECRUITING


Months of recruiting came to a close yesterday for many high school players and college coaches on this the national signing day.
UVa signed a total of 18 players including the top player in the state of West Virginia, Parade All-American Yubrenal Isabelle from Bluefield.
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The Virginia Tech Hokies signed George Washington-Danville' star Tyrone Robertson.
The 6-5, 280 pound former Friday Football Extra player of the week, who may sit out next season, says head coach Frank Beamer is a big reason he picked the Hokies.
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((TYRONE ROBERTSON/SIGNS WITH VA. TECH:))
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His teammate Amin Martin signed papers to attend the US naval Academy in Annapolis.
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((AMIN MARTIN/SIGNS WITH NAVY:)) ((ED MARTIN/GEORGE WASHINGTON HEAD COACH:))
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ANCHOR=Mike
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Tech also signed Gate City's Chad Beasley. The big lineman is the son for former Hokie Tom Beasley,who played for the Redskins and won 2 super bowl rings while with the Steelers.
Liberty announced the signing of 22 including 10 from South Carolina.
VMI plans to release a list of signees later today.

S-Slade


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#s6-25
GRAPHIC=PATRIOTS LOGO


The New England Patriots were busy signing yesterday.
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New England linebacker, Chris Slade who could have become a free agent,
signed a new five year contract worth #13 million dollars.


Ironically, Slade says he would have left the team, had Parcells stayed on as the Pats coach.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


A George Washington high is also in the hoop spotlight tonight,
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as Steve Mason checks in with the defending Group Three-A state champions in this week's edition of Hometown Hoops Weekly.
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S-Hoops


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=St5-26
GRAPHIC=Hometown Hoops weekly


Time now for Steve Mason and this week's edition of Hometown Hoops weekly, that originates from southside where the Eagles are off and soaring again this season.
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((STEVE MASON:))
((In a week's time, the senior has signed to play football at Virginia Tech and signed off the basketball team. ((TYRONE ROBERTSON:)) In his absence, the Eagles have shown the character of true champions, coming together to win 2 straight against Western District opponents. Teron Mcfadden, has moved inside to fill Robertson's void. ((TERON MCFADDEN:))
This year, the eagles are 15 and 2 and 5 and 1 in the district. Leading the way are the guard/forward tandem of Marquis Cunningham and Charles Stephens.
Cunningham, a Maryland and Duke recruit, is averaging around 16 points a game while Stephens leads the team in scoring at over 20 a contest.
The eagles held powerful E.C. Glass to 49 points last night and to add another state championship trophy to the display case more defensive efforts like that one will be needed. ((MARQUIS CUNNINGHAM:))
1st year coach Chris Carter has hardly been defensive about replacing a legend in Harry Johnson. Carter's 8 man rotation one game at a time philosophy are 2 other keys to a 2nd straight title.))

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Tanglewood Mall has announced two major additions... and officials hope to add another in coming months.
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A Barnes and Noble superstore is planned for the space now occupied by the Tanglewood Cinema.
The movie theater will be torn down, and replaced by a ten- screen multiplex nearby.
And officials say they are talking with potential tenants for the Brendles space at the other end of the mall.
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((MICKEY CLARK/KANE REALTY: WE'VE GOT THE SPACE BACK NOW AND WE ARE WORKING WITH TWO OR THREE NATIONAL TENANTS, SOME OF WHOM WOULD TAKE THE WHOLE SPACE, OR WE MAY SPLIT IT UP. I DON'T HAVE ANYTHING I CAN ANNOUNCE NOW, BUT WE'RE VERY EXCITED ABOUT IT.))
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Both the Barnes and Noble bookstore and the Carmike Cinemas should be open in time for the Christmas shopping season.
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