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Coming up-
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The man convicted of killing a Tech student finds out if he'll get the death penalty.
Two area companies may be sold. We'll have details.
Mardi Gras is in full swing- with Ash Wednesday an hour away.
And watch out Robin. One school is teaching kids to forecast the weather.
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Ben-Lilly


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TAPE#97-5
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Ben Lilly's swears he didn't shoot Virginia Tech student Alexander DeFilippis.
But he'll pay for the crime with his life.
Tracy Altizer reports.
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(( Ben Lilly apologized to the family of Alexander DeFilippis for their loss, but denied killing the student.
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((THE ONE THAT KILLED HIM WILL HAVE TO LIVE WITH THAT FOR THE REST OF THEIR LIFE. BUT I DIDN'T KILL HIM, I SWEAR TO GOD I DIDN'T KILL HIM. ))
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Lilly's younger brother Mark told police Ben WAS the triggerman. That statement was key to winning a conviction.
But at Ben's sentencing, Mark said he lied to police save his own skin, and doesn't really know who fired the fatal shots.
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((QUESTION: YOU TOLD THE POLICE YOU DIDN'T KILL HIM SO IF YOU LIED ABOUT EVERYTHING THEN YOU MUST HAVE KILLED HIM. ANSWER: I NEVER KILLED HIM. QUESTION: WHO KILLED HIM? ANSWER: I DON'T KNOW, I CAN'T SAY FOR SURE WHO KILLED HIM. ))
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That didn't sway Judge Ray Grubbs in his decision to send Ben Lilly to death row.
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((WHERE ON THE 9TH DAY OF APRIL, 1997 YOU SHALL BE PUT TO DEATH. ))
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The case doesn't end here. A death penalty ruling is subject to an automatic review, and even though the judge set Lilly's execution date for this April, any actual date with death may still be years away.
Lilly's new wife, whom he married at the jail last month, says she'll stand by her husband despite the ruling that could make her a widow.
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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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Lilly's lawyers say they'll appeal the verdict. Tracy Altizer, News 7.

Burley


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NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#96-104
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Convicted killer James Henry Burley told a similar story during his sentencing today in Amherst County.
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Burley blamed the murders of two women on a friend of his- Sammy Lee Brown. He says he never spoke up because he was protecting Brown.
The judge, however, upheld the jury verdicts and sentenced Burley to two consecutive life terms in prison.
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((ED MEEKS/PROSECUTOR: IT'S ALWAYS SATISFYING WHEN A JURY VERDICT'S UPHELD. I THINK THAT'S THE STRENGTH OF OUR SYSTEM.. TWELVE CITIZENS REPRESENTATIVE OF THE COMMUNITY, SIT DOWN AND DECIDE WHAT THE CASE SHOULD BE ALL ABOUT. AND I THINK THE JUDGE REAFFIRMED THAT AND THAT'S A GOOD THING TO HAVE HAPPEN.))
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Burley's attorneys say they're considering an appeal.
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Brown


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It took a Lynchburg jury just ten minutes tonight to hand down a 23-year prison term for convicted murdered Troy A Brown.
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Brown was found guilty of shooting to death 18-year old Derrick Crews during a confrontation last summer.
The sentence was the lightest Brown could have gotten for a first degree murder conviction.
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((MIKE DOUCETTE/PROSECUTOR: I'M SATISFIED WITH TWENTY YEARS AND THREE YEARS, AND I CAN GO HOME AND SLEEP JUST FINE WITH THAT.))
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Brown will be back in court after a pre-sentence report is prepared.
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L'burg-Council


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NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#97-11
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A proposed sports complex for Lynchburg could be in jeopardy unless the city lends a financial hand.
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Supporters of the 15- million dollar project asked city council tonight to buy the 170- acre plot of land and hold onto it while they try to raise the money for the complex.
They add the future of the city's recreational programs is at stake.
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((STUART TURILLE/SPORTS CAPITAL OF VA. CHAIRMAN: IF THE SPORTS COMPLEX IS TO HAVE A HOPE OF MOVING FORWARD, SOMETHING HAS TO HAPPEN. THE SIX OF YOU ARE THE ONLY PEOPLE IN THE CITY WHO CAN REASONABLY TAKE THE NEXT STEP. WE WANT TO HELP YOU, BUT WE HAVE GONE AS FAR AS WE CAN GO WITHOUT YOU.))
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Opponents of the project said to council tonight "we told you so."
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IN Q=Don't fund something

((PROJECT OPPONENT: DON'T FUND SOMETHING THAT WE TOLD YOU WHEN YOU FIRST GOT THIS STARTED IN TALKING ABOUT THIS COMPLEX WAS GOING TO HAPPEN, AND THAT WAS THAT THEY WERE GOING TO COME TO YOU TO ASK FOR MONEY AGAIN AND AGAIN AND AGAIN. IF PRIVATE PEOPLE ARE GOING TO DO IT, LET THEM DO IT.))
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OUT Q=let them do it.
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No action was taken on the Sports Authority's request.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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Council also met in executive session tonight to discuss a replacement for the late councilman Junius Haskins.
They adjourned without saying whether a choice had been made.

Advance-Auto


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TAPE#97-2
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How often do two of this area's most prominent companies become the subject of takeover talk on the same day?
Len Besthoff explains that's just what happened today.
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((
A year after selling its stock to the public, Innotech is being bought out.
The eyeglass lens and lens casting machine maker will be purchased by Johnson- and- Johnson, a leader in the personal health care product industry.
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((RON BLUM/INNOTECH FOUNDER: JOHNSON AND JOHNSON ALLOWS US TO JUST REALLY EXPAND AND GROW AND THE RESOURCES THAT THEY BRING TO BEAR MAKE IT SO WONDERFUL FOR US TO PENETRATE THE GLOBAL MARKETS TO INTRODUCE NEW PRODUCTS.))
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Innotech and J- and- J agree their deal should not affect Innotech's previous plan to have upwards of 500 employees in Roanoke over the next three to four years.
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((BERNIE WALSH/JOHNSON & JOHNSON: WE'RE VERY CONFIDENT THAT IT'S GONNA BE A VERY SUCCESSFUL GROWTH OPPORTUNITY FOR JOHNSON & JOHNSON AND THE ROANOKE AREA.))
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An hour before Innotech's announcement, Advance Auto Parts of Roanoke said it's exploring a possible sale.
The third largest chain of its kind has been based here since 1932, and the news got this reaction from the city.
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((BOB HERBERT/ROANOKE CITY MANAGER: WE ALWAYS LIKE TO HAVE A LOCALLY OWNED, HEADQUARTERED COMPANIES HERE IN ROANOKE, BUT THE REALITY IS, AS THIS BECOMES AN INTERNATIONAL, GLOBAL MARKETPLACE, IS THAT SOMETIMES, THESE ACQUISITIONS CAN HAPPEN, AND SOMETIMES THEY CAN HAVE VERY POSITIVE EFFECTS ON THE COMMUNITY.))
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((Advance Auto wouldn't explain why it's thinking about going on the selling block, or if it would sell shares of the company to the public. One industry analyst says that scenario probably won't happen. Len Besthoff, News-7. ))
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Stay with us as Roanoke shows off its new magnent school...it's been so successful, it's printing its own money,
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And rescue workers have to attempt a dangerous rescue as an autistic child and his brother climb a high voltage tower.
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Simpson


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O-J Simpson says his wrongful death trial is far from over- He says he'll have more to say about the trial- just not now.
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It was yesterday a jury decided Simpson must pay 25 million dollars in punitive damages.
The plaintiffs' lawyer says the high amount was designed to stop Simpson from ever profiting from his notoriety.
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((DANIEL PETROCELLI/GOLDMAN FAMILY ATTORNEY: THEY FOUND IT WAS ABHORRENT THAT HE COULD POSSIBLY PROFIT AND EARN INCOME AND KEEP ALL THAT MONEY OVER THE NEXT TWENTY TO THIRTY YEARS.))
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But Simpson's earning potential in future years in already in question. One seller of sports memorabilia says Simpson items are quickly losing their value.
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((RCHARD KHOURI/MEMORABILIA DEALER: RIGHT NOW IF THERE WAS A SURVEY IN MY BUSINESS ABOUT O.J. IT WOULD PROBABLY BE 99 AND A HALF PERCENT OF THE PEOPLE DON'T LIKE O.J. AND DON'T WANT O.J. ITEMS.))
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The judge has ten days to decide whether to reduce the amount of damages.
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Air-Force


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Air Force training flights are back on in some areas where flying had been suspended.
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The training flights were halted along the East and Gulf Coast- after several close encounters between Air Force and commercial planes.
The suspension allowed time for crews to review procedures and to make any changes.
Pentagon spokesman Kenneth Bacon says in the future, Air Force training flights will keep a greater distance from commercial jets.
Bacon also says the flying public has nothing to worry about.
He says in every case Air Force crews knew the location of the commerical planes.
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Boys-Tower


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A ten-year-old autistic boy and his 17 year old brother are safely on the ground after climbing a 120-foot-tall tower.
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The rescue in Arizona followed a tense two hours with the boys stuck atop the tower- which carries high voltage electric lines.
The power was shut off as two rescue workers climbed to the top of the tower, harnessed the boys and lowered them to the ground.
Ten year old John McNeil is said to have a fascination with climbing.
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Coyner-Springs


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-9
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State officials say they're impressed with improvements at Roanoke's Juvenile Detention Home.
Today, they predicted the State Board of Juvenile Justice will recertify the center in March.
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This afternoon, board members and officials from the Department of Juvenile Justice toured the detention center at Coyner Springs.
The facility has been on probation for violating a variety of state standards, but the city has made substantial progress since then.
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((RON BATLINER/DEPT. OF JUVENILE JUSTICE: I THINK THE CITY HAS CERTAINLY TAKEN THIS SITUATION VERY SERIOUSLY. THEY'VE DEVOTED A LOT OF EFFORT AND RESOURCES TO TURNING THINGS AROUND AND I THINK THEY'VE DONE AN EXCELLENT JOB TURNING THINGS AROUND.))
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The vote probably won't come until the board's meeting in March, but officials expect the detention center to be certified for one year, with a status report required after three months.

huff-lane


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NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#97-8
GRAPHIC=Education


It's not your typical school..at one of Roanoke's magnet school students aren't just learning the three "R's."
They are also learning how to be government leaders, work in business, and forecast the weather.
Andrew Freiden visits this unique school.
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(( The student mayor of Huff lane micro village joined forces with Roanoke's mayor at the ceremonial ribbon cutting.
Students and teachers alike say a new attitude has taken over their school.
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WHITNEY DENSON/FIFTH GRADE: I USED TO JUST WAKE UP, SAY MOM-- I DON'T WANT TO GET UP, DON'T WANT TO GO TO SCHOOL, BUT NOW, I GET UP, MAKE MY BED, DO ALL THIS STUFF, GET ON THE BUS, AND GO TO SCHOOL!
At the open house, Student guides lined the halls, and gave parents and visitors their money's worth.
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RASHAD ANDERSON/5TH GRADE: WE WERE JUST LIKE AN ORDINARY SCHOOL, BUT NOW, SINCE WE'VE GOT THE VILLAGE AND ALL THE MICRO MONEY, IT'S LIKE A NEW SCHOOL.
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AMANDA HARTLEY/TOUR GUIDE: THIS LAB WILL STORE A DIE CUTTER, A PAD PRESSER, A LASER COLOR PRINTER, AND A POSTER MAKER.
The students also have their own government, make and sell their own products and even print their own money.
They also have their own TV station, that produces a daily show with important information for each day like...
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CARISSA KEITH/STUDENT ANCHOR: WHAT'S FOR LUNCH State of the art technology helps with the weather reports. And the weatherman says he's learning skills for the future:
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IT'S GOING TO HELP ME KNOW WHERE THE STATES IS AND KNOW WHAT THE WEATHER'S ABOUT.
Enrollment is up, and test scores are showing that the micro village is getting results.
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THANKS FOR COMING TO OUR SCHOOL! Andrew Freiden, News7.))
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Stay with us, coming up a little later in our newscast, Mardi Gras partiers celebrate Fat Tuesday,
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...in our "Voices From The Past" report, we'll remember the old W-L-L-L, and find out how the "Dan Marks Diet" has kept a radio dinosaur on the air.
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Paper-Strike


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Striking newspaper workers marched through Detroit-
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It's part of Shut Down Motown '97.
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((FIRE IT UP. WE WON'T TAKE NO MORE. FIRE IT UP. WE WONT' TAKE NO MORE.))
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The hundreds of workers are calling attention to the strike against the Detroit Free Press and the Detroit News. It's been going on for 19 months.
Protestors blocked ramps leading to the freeway- some were arrested after chaining themselves to stoplights and stopping traffic.
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Voices-Dan


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NEWSCAST=11PM
WRITER=TST
TAPE#97-10
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When radio listeners in Roanoke first hear Dan Marks, some of them think he's a syndicated, big-city deejay.
Older listeners in Lynchburg know better -- They were tuning HIM IN years ago on the old W-L-L-L.
Tonight in our series "Voices From The Past," Ted Stone has the story of a rock 'n' roller who says the music keeps him young.
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((The property where WLLL once stood is now a construction storage lot. About the only reminder of the old station is a street sign on a road west of Lynchburg.
Oh, there is one other thing: ((DAN MARKS/FORMER WLLL DISC JOCKEY: IT'S 1:12 WITH DAN ROCK 'N'ROLL MARKS, WITH GARRY AND THE PACEMAKERS.))
Pittsburgh native Dan Marks was 19 and just out of broadcasting school when he took over the six-to-midnight shift at WLLL in 1970. ((VOICE OF DAN MARKS/FORMER WLLL DISC JOCKEY: I'M A DINOSAUR IN THIS MARKET, REALLY.))
During his four years at WLLL, Marks won two gold records for picking songs that became million-sellers.
He also picked some fights with management. ((DAN MARKS: I REALLY HELD TRUE TO THE MUSIC. BECAUSE I BELIEVED IF SOMETHING HAD TO BE PLAYED, I MEAN SHOULD HAVE BEEN PLAYED, IT WAS PLAYED. I MADE SURE THAT IT WAS IN THERE TO BE PLAYED, EVEN THOUGH SOMETIMES THE BOSS WOULD TAKE IT OUT. I'D PUT ANOTHER COPY IN.))
Today, there's a new WLLL on the air in Lynchburg. After several ownership changes, the station now plays gospel music.
Marks is a freelance disc jockey, but he spends his weekends back on the air, at WLDJ/WRDJ. ((VOICE OF DAN MARKS: PEOPLE CALL UP AND SAY "MY MOM USED TO LISTEN TO YOU, 30 YEARS AGO. IN FACT, MY MOM MET MY DAD LISTENING TO YOUR RADIO STATION.))
So, after all these years, what keeps this dinosaur going: ((DAN MARKS: THE DAN MARKS DIET IS AT LEAST SIX HOURS OF ROCK 'N' ROLL A DAY. I THINK IF YOU PUT SIX HOURS OF ROCK 'N' ROLL INTO YOUR LIFE, YOU'LL LIVE LONGER. YOU KNOW, JUST LIKE TALKING TO PLANTS. LISTENING TO ROCK 'N' ROLL AND OLDIES WILL MAKE YOU LIVE LONGER, TED!))
Some advice from a dinosaur who's clearly not extinct. ((DAN MARKS: AND LOVIN' IT!))
Ted Stone, News 7.))
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Next-Voices


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Tomorrow night in our series, we'll find out what it was like to be the only female deejay in town.
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((WOMAN'S VOICE: SOME PEOPLE DIDN'T DEAL WITH IT VERY WELL.))
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That's in tomorrow night's edition of "Voices From The Past, here on News 7.
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S-Highland


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NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#=BB97-3
GRAPHIC=High school hoops


We start up in Bath County where Highland ended a decade of frustration in an old fashion Pioneer district game between the second place Chargers and the 3rd place Rams.
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SUPER=03-Warm Springs/Rams vs. Chargers; :00


Rams head coach Gray Honaker would gain ground on first place Parry McCluer last night with a win.
Highlands Bryan Werner gets the ball inside to Jacob Hull who nails the shot and the game isd tied in the first half.
The Chargers Adam Grist, the Pioneer's leading scorer, gets the asissts, giving to Eric Essex who puts up the shot that falls. Bath led by 2 pts.
Hull, then dishes the ball to Josh SUPER=33-Highland/75/Bath Co./68;

Perdue who is wide open in the corner.He takes advantage of the opportunity by knocking down the 3 pointer.
The Chargers never quit. Brian Cauley gives to Grist who snaps the net with the trey, but Highland beats Bath for the first time in 10 years 75-68.
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S-Cougars


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=BB97-2
GRAPHIC=Girls hoops


On to the girls side where Raonoke Valley District top cat Pulaski traveled to William Fleming to face the third place Colonels.
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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 answered, Walker then dishes to Klaun Trent who
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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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S-UVA


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=VB97-1
GRAPHIC=UVa


The Virginia Cavaliers took their home floor against 6th ranked Duke with their backs up against a wall at 5 and 6 in the ACC.
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SUPER=03-Charlottesville/Blue Devils vs. Cavaliers; :00


The cavaliers fought their way out of that corner in the first half. Watch Colin Ducharme nail the baby hook in the lane to get the University hall crowd fired up.
Norman Nolan, who has picked up the slack for the injured Harold deane, continued his solid performance. Nolan grabs the rebound and slams home the basket.
Nolan then benifited from som epin SUPER=33-Duke/62/UVa/61;

point passing, finishing the play with yet another basket inside.
Duke's Steve Wojohowski pulled the Blue Devils to within 1, 16-15 in the first half with this long bomb.
And he hit the game winning free throw with time running out as Duke beats UVa.
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S-Hornets


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-2
GRAPHIC=Hornets


After the all star break, the Charlotte Hornets were in the Windy City for a game with the world champion Bulls.
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But it was a little worm that was atracting most of the attention,as dennis the Mennis made his return.
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SUPER=03-Chicago, IL/Hornets vs. Bulls; :00


Rodman was ancious to be back in the line up for the Bulls after his alm,ost 2 week absence.
But Charlotte's Glen Rice had the most fire early. He shows his touch with the three pointer from near the top of the key.
The worm was his vintage self, collecting this rebound, doing what he does best, and scoring on the play.
Then,, watch Mugsy Bogues make the bullet pass to Rice for the hoop, but the Bulls top the Hornets 103 to 100.
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Sports tease


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Still a head tonight, we wil check in from Daytona International Speedway where Mike Stevens has another report

S-Daytona


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The sun finally came out in Daytona as Winston Cup drivers continued trying to figure out how to pass each other. Mike Stevens and Photographer Lynn Eller certainly did not pass on racing and rocketing
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Fat-Tuesday


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It's a party in New Orleans tonight- it's Mardi Gras-
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The traditional Fat Tuesday parade brought people into the street-
And millions are celebrating.
Mardi Gras ushers in Lent- the 40 day pre-Easter observance.
Lent begins tomorrow with Ash Wednesday- a day of religious fasting.
But in New Orleans partying rules- at least until Midnight.
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