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(( TONIGHT ON NEWS-7 PRIMETIME... HE SWEARS HE DIDN'T DO IT, BUT A JUDGE SENTENCES BEN LILLY TO DIE FOR MURDERING A VIRGINIA TECH STUDENT. ROANOKE'S JUVENILE DETENTION FACILITY GETS PASSING MARKS, AFTER BEING ON PROBATION-- ))
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top-story


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#top
GRAPHIC=none
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TOP STORY GRAPHIC 11004
It's Tuesday February 11th- our Top Story
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VO-NAT


It's been a Roanoke fixture since the 1930's-- now the third largest auto parts retail chain in the nation could soon be for sale.
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p-advance


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#597-09
GRAPHIC=n7 pt


Good Evening, you're watching NEWS-7 Primetime on WEFC, I'm COnnie Stevens.
SS=advance


Advance Auto Parts announced today it's looking for a buyer.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape;


The chain gave no reason why it may be for sale.
One expert speculates it may be because no successor is in line to run the privately held company owned by the Taubman family.
Roanoke City officials say Advance has always been a good corporate neighbor.
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SOT 55:01 596-42
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(( ))
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VO-NAT


Advance Auto Parts is a private company with 667 stores in ten states. The company employs more than eleven-thousand people.
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p-innotech


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#597-05

wipe wipe wipe
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


Also today-- Innotech, a Roanoke eyeglass lens and lens casting manufacturer is being purchased by Johnson and Johnson-- one of the world leaders in the personal health care products business.
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(( ))
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VO-NAT


Innotech and Johnson and Johnson agree the deal should not affect Innotech's previous plan to have upwards of 500 employees in Roanoke over the next four years.
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P-Coyner-Springs


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#597-10
GRAPHIC=NONE
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


State officials toured Roanoke's Juvenile Detention Center today, and said the city has done a good job correcting problems there.
The Coyner Springs facility was placed on probation for violating a number of state standards, but today officials predicted the State Board of Juvenile Justice will re-certify the center.
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SOT
IN Q=What will probably happen

((RON BATLINER/DEPT. OF JUVENILE JUSTICE: WHAT WILL PROBABLY HAPPEN, IT'S GOING TO COME UP AT THE MARCH MEETING OF THE BOARD. AND IT LOOKS LIKE THEY WILL GET A CERTIFICATION FOR A YEAR WITH A STATUS REPORT IN THREE MONTHS. IT LOOKS LIKE EVERYTHING IS LOOKING MUCH MUCH BETTER THAN IT DID A WHILE BACK AND IT'S CERTAINLY THE EFFORTS OF THESE FOLKS. THEY'VE DONE A GOOD JOB.))
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=herbert


City Manager Bob Herbert told board members that the city will continue working to improve the facility at Coyner Springs.
The city has plans for a major expansion there.
He promised the recent improvements, are not just a "one-time fix."

P-Brown


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-105
GRAPHIC=Troy Brown


A Lynchburg jury says Troy Brown should spend 23 years in prison for a fatal confrontation outside a night club last summer.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


The jury found Brown guilty of first degree murder for the shooting death of 18- year- old Derrick Crews July 27th.
Brown and Crews had gotten into a shouting match after leaving the Pepper Baux (box) restaurant that night.
Brown fired several shots into the air, then shot Crews once in the chest.
Defense attorneys had argued Brown was in fear for his life.
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P-Ben-Lilly


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=tal
TAPE#596-43
GRAPHIC=ben lilly


Ben Lilly swore today he did not kill Virginia Tech student Alexander DeFilippis.
And his younger brother Mark, who told police Ben WAS the killer, changed his story.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Christiansburg;


Mark's earlier statement was a key part of the state's capital murder case against Ben.
But as the judge considered whether to impose the death sentence the jury recommended, Mark said he had lied to protect himself.
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SOT 9:17:58
IN Q=

((MARK LILLY/BEN LILLY'S BROTHER: I CAN'T SAY FOR SURE WHO KILLED HIM, EITHER PARTY. I CAN'T SAY FOR SURE. QUESTION: WHY IS THAT? ANSWER: BECAUSE AT THE TIME OF THE SHOOTING I WAS ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE CAR THROWING UP ALL THE LIQUOR AND BEER THAT I'D BEEN DRINKING THROUGHOUT THE DAY. ))
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OUT Q=throughout the day.
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VO-NAT


The judge didn't buy it though.
The woman who married Lilly in the jail last month said she'll stand by her husband, despite the court's ruling that may make her a widow.
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SOT 10;14:59
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((LORETTA LILLY/BEN LILLY'S WIFE: I DON'T FEEL THAT BEN IS GUILTY AND I LOVE HIM REGARDLESS OF WHAT HE EVER DID OR DON'T DO. ))
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VO-NAT


Lilly's lawyers say they'll appeal their client's conviction.
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P-Kids-Tower


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#net-d
GRAPHIC=NONE


A harrowing scene tonight in Arizona--
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Mesa, AZ; :

where two boys were stuck atop a 120-foot electrical tower for two hours.
It apparently started when a ten-year-old autistic boy made the climb-- and his older brother followed to try to help him.
The power was shut off as rescue workers climbed to the top, harnessed the boys, and lowered them safely to the ground.
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ANCHOR=Connie
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The Charter schools plan democrat Dick Cranwell has opposed is now given the thumbs up by his own party's President-
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VO-NAT


And one of the Star City's favorite restaurants is on the auction block-- details when NEWS-7 Primetime returns.
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WEFC!!! PAGE 504 MAX 2
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p-Charter-Schools


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-4
GRAPHIC=Dick Cranwell


Vinton Delegate Dick Cranwell has been vocal about his opposition to charter schools.
But fellow Democrat Bill Clinton supports the plan.
Now State Republicans say Cranwell is using incorrect information to support his position.
Ellen Qualls reports from Richmond.
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SUPER=01-Del. Kirk Cox/(R) Colonial Heights; :15
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SUPER=01-Del. Phillip Hamilton/(R) Newport News; 1:02
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(( For the past two years, a limited bill to allow some public schools to be freed from most state oversight has died in Richmond.
But as of last week, supporters, who are mostly Republican, got a new ally: Democrat Bill Clinton.
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((DEL. KIRK COX: PRESIDENT CLINTON NOT ONLY PAID LIP SERVICE TO THIS SUCCESSFUL PROGRAM, BUT HE BACKED UP THOSE WORDS BY PROVIDING FUNDING IN HIS BUDGET.))
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Virginia Republicans say it's like Goals 2000 in reverse...Democrats are turning down federal funds for schools.
Democrats are scrambling for a response.
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((LT. GOV. DON BEYER: AND THERE MAY WELL BE ALL THE MAGNET SCHOOLS, AND GOVERNOR'S SCHOOLS, AND FOREIGN LANGUAGE ACADEMIES THAT ARE ALREADY OF A CHARTER SCHOOL NATURE IN VIRGINIA THAT WILL ALLOW US TO USE THAT MONEY.))
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sot 09:42

((DEL. DICK CRANWELL: BUT THE IMPORTANT THING TO UNDERSTAND IS THERE'S BEEN ONE MAJOR STUDY OF CHARTER SCHOOLS IN THE UNITED STATES. AND IT CAME TO TWO CONCLUSIONS. NUMBER ONE IT DOES NOT IMPROVE QUALITY IN EDUCATION. AND NUMBER TWO IT RESULTS IN DE FACTO SEGREGATION.))
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But the very Harvard study Cranwell's citing is about VOUCHERS...to be used at private schools.
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((DEL. PHIL HAMILTON: WELL I DON'T KNOW HOW EXTENSIVELY HE HAD STUDIED THE REPORT THAT HE PROVIDED TO ME. AND I CERTAINLY DON'T WANT TO QUESTION ANYBODY'S INTEGRITY. I DO KNOW THAT THE INFORMATION HE SENT TO ME WAS NOT A STUDY ON CHARTER SCHOOLS, BUT RATHER A STUDY ON SCHOOL CHOICE WITH A FOCUS ON VOUCHERS.))
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So for 1997's session, charter schools aren't dead 'til the last gavel's pounded.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

P-Visitors-Bureau


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=spr
TAPE#597-02
GRAPHIC=NONE


The new head of the Roanoke Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau was raised on an Iowa dairy farm.
But he says Southwestern Virginia is truly the "CREAM of the crop."
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


This morning David (KOHL-heed) Kjolhede officially took over as executive director of the C-V-B.
His first order of business is to meet with local tourism leaders and government officials.
Then he'll turn his attention to making money for the Roanoke Valley.
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SOT 10:28:04
IN Q=It's all

((DAVID KJOLHEDE/ROANOKE VALLEY CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: IT'S ABOUT ECONOMICS. AND IF WE BRING MORE PEOPLE IN, WE GENERATE MORE REVENUE, WHICH BENEFITS EVERYONE IN THE VALLEY. WE CREATE JOBS, AND THAT'S WHAT IT'S ALL ABOUT. SO THAT'S WHAT WE'RE TRYING TO DO. ))
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE


(KOHL-heed) Kjolhede believes the area has a number of key assets to attract tourists.
Specifically he talked about the region's natural beauty and the convention and conference facilities.

p-La-Maison


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#597-01
GRAPHIC=NONE


One of Roanoke's fanciest restaurants closed without notice today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


La Maison hosted a wedding reception Saturday... it's usually closed Mondays, but the decision to put it on the auction block took even employees by surprise.
The owner of the property signed a contract today with Woltz and Associates to sell the mansion and everything in it-- at an auction sometime in the next couple of months...
The auctioneer believes it could go for between six to eight hundred thousand dollars.
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SOT 2:55:45
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((JIM WOLTZ/AUCTIONEER: IT CERTAINLY OFFERS A GOOD OPPORTUNITY FOR SOMEBODY TO WALK IN TOMORROW AND OPERATE AS A RESTAURANT. ALL THE FACILITIES ARE THERE, THEY'RE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION. THE KITCHEN'S IN PLACE.))
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VO-NAT


The man who had been running the restaurant had entered into a lease-purchase arrangement with the owner, but he turned over the keys Saturday and apparently defaulted on the note.
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ANCHOR=Connie
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Tonight on Primetime Sports-- Mike Stevens has a report from the Daytona International Speedway--
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VO-NAT


But first--the battle over the state song continues-- so what does musician Bruce Hornsby think about the tune? That story when NEWS-7 Primetime returns.
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P-State-Song


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-03
GRAPHIC=state song


The state song "Carry Me Back to Old Virginia" has received criticism and praise throughout the Commonwealth.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


The latest to weigh in -- for what it's worth -- Grammy- winning pop star and Williamsburg native Bruce Hornsby.
Hornsby sat in at the state capitol today.
He says it's "absolutely" time to get rid of "Carry Me Back."
But he's declined to try his hand at a replacement.
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SOT 13;50:40
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((BRUCE HORNSBY: NO NO. NO IT'S TOO HARD TO WRITE A SONG LIKE THAT FOR ME FOR MY MUSICAL SORT OF AESTHETIC. IT WOULD BE TOO HARD FOR ME TO WRITE A SONG THAT FITS A BILL AND THAT I DIDN'T FIND -- THAT I FOUND TO BE FULFILLING SORT OF ARTISTICALLY. IT WOULD BE A REALLY TOUGH ASSIGNMENT.))
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Tomorrow, a House committee is expected to take up the Senate bill that would retire the state song. toss to robin Forecasts
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RRE-CST-TOSS
ANCHOR=Connie


Music, dance, food and drink. For many, Mardi Gras and Fat Tuesday are the days of celebration and indulgence...we'll show it to you-- when we come back right here on WEFC. cc sponsor go to break

P-Diabetes


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-12
GRAPHIC=diabetes


A study in tomorrow's Journal of the American Medical Association indicates there may be another good reason to add fiber to your diet-- especially for women.
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VO-NAT


Harvard researchers found the risk of developing diabetes was two-and-a-half times lower in women who ate a high-fiber, low sugar diet.
By contrast those who ate a starchy diet loaded with white bread, potatoes, white rice and cola had a higher risk of diabetes.
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P-Medigap


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-11
GRAPHIC=washington dc


In Washington, bi-partisan health legislation was announced today
SS=health insurance

that some lawmakers believe will cover an overlooked constituency-- clients of Medigap insurance.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File; :


Medigap provides supplementary insurance for Medicare recipients.
Medicare coverage requires deductibles and co-payments that some Medigap policies would cover.
Medigap coverage is provided as part of some employee retirement benefits and is available to individuals.
SUPER=03-Washington DC; :


The Medigap Portability Act of 1997 would guarantee Medigap clients the ability to purchase the same coverage, regardless of pre-existing conditions, if they move or if their current insurer goes out of business.
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SOT 15:10:05
IN Q=Well here's

((SENATOR JAY ROCKEFELLER/(D) WEST VIRGINIA: WELL HERE'S FIVE MILLION HANDICAPPED, DISABLED PEOPLE WHO HAVE BEEN EXCLUDED UNDER PRESENT LAW. WHEN THIS LAW PASSES THEY WILL BE INCLUDED AND THEIR LIVES WILL CHANGE SUBSTANTIALLY.))
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cool-video


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#cool video
SUPER=x5042; Video of the Day Load
SUPER=x5045; Start Motion
GRAPHIC=News-7 primetime


Tonight's top video was actually shot in the wee hours of the morning....
Mike Stevens and photographer Lynn Eller have been covering Nascar SPEEDWEEKS-97 in Daytona....
They decided to take in some shuttle action from the Kennedy Space Center...as the "Discovery" blasted into space to rendezvous with the Hubble Space Telescope.
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VO-NAT


The shuttle and its crew of seven should catch up to the Hubble Thursday morning.
The two-billion dollar telescope will then be plucked from space with a crane, so that parts can be swapped.
The new parts will allow the device to peer deeper into space.
The astronauts are also scheduled to conduct four spacewalks.
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toss to steve

SP-Score


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=BB97-1
GRAPHIC=none


Primetime sports is about to heat up with stops in daytona Beach, New York and right here in Roanoke with girls basketball,
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00


where it was senior night William Fleming. The seniors were escorted onto the hard wood accompanied by their parents, highlights of the Lady Colonels game with Pulaski right after the numbers.
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SP-Cougars


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=BB97-2
GRAPHIC=Girls hoops


We tip off on the girls side where Raonoke Valley District top cat Pulaski traveled to William Fleming to face the third place Colonels.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Cougars vs. Colonles; :00


The Lady Cougars were guarding that perfect 6 and OH district record and a 16 and 1 overall mark.
The Lady Colonels would break the Pulaski press early. Shaunary Walker finds Elizibeth Lawrence near the iorn for the bucket.
But Pulaski came right back. Katrina Williams is gonna find Sarah Donald for the basket and the score was all tied up.
Fleming, then dishes to Klaun Trent who SUPER=33-Pulaski/ /William Fleming/ ;

buries the jumper from neat the top of the key,
But the Cougars were to strong as they improve to 17 and 1 on the season and a perfect 7 and OH in the RVD.
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SP-Parcells


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-28
GRAPHIC=New York Jets


The challenge of turning around the NFL's worst team began today. Bill Parcells was on the job.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-New York; :00


The Jets 5th coach in 5 years met the media today on his first day as the Jets new coach.
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((BILL PARCELLS/NEW YORK JETS HEAD COACH:)) ((LEON HESS/JETS OWNER:))
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SUPER=01-Leon Hess/Jets Owner; :21
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SP-DAYTONA


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=R-35
GRAPHIC=Speedweeks


After bad weather yesterday, the sun, the drivers and the cars came out in Daytona today.
Mike Stevens and Photographer Lynn Eller check in with the latest from Daytona International Speedway.
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SUPER=01-Sterling Marlin/Kodak Chevy Driver; 1:30
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P-Fat-Tuesday


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#net-d
GRAPHIC=NONE


The party is still going in New Orleans-- at least until midnight.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New Orleans; :


Today's Fat Tuesday festivities range from picnics to transvestite beauty pageants.
King Zulu and his court preside over the festivities-- as more than a million people sashay down the crowded streets of the "Big Easy" for the glitzy and lavish parades.
Mardi Gras is the final blowout before the somber religious season of Lent, which begins tomorrow.
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preview-boards


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#bds
GRAPHIC=none


There's more news--coming up in 30-minutes...Here's what
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dissolve to boards working on for NEWS-7 at 11 over on WDBJ-7.
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SUPER=76-Newest Attraction


Elementary school students take us on a tour of Roanoke's newest magnet school--
SUPER=77-"Voices from the Past"


Tonight in our "Voices From The Past" report, we'll meet a radio dinosaur and find out what's kept him going since his days at the old W-L-L-L.
SUPER=x5025; Coming up at 11 Stop
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE

NEWS-7 Primetime, goodnight. Jean Jadhon will be along in half an hour on WDBJ-7. Thanks for watching