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SUPER=#4065
SUPER=70-Connie Stevens;
SUPER=@Robin1;
SUPER=70-Roy Stanley;
ANCHOR=Connie
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SOT
IN Q=

(( TONIGHT ON NEWS-7 PRIMETIME..BOTETOURT COUNTY'S COMMONWEALTH ATTORNEY DEALS WITH EMBEZZLEMENT WITHIN HIS OWN OFFICE...
FOOD LION TURNS THE TABLES AND THE CAMERA ON ABC TELEVISION... ))
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=abc television




top-story


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#top
GRAPHIC=none
(----------------)

TOP STORY GRAPHIC 11004
It's Wednesday, February 12th- our Top Story
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Just

((TODD BILES/5B'S PRESIDENT:JUST ABOUT ANYBODY THAT HAS A WORK ETHIC AND A DESIRE TO SUCCEED AND WANTS TO WORK HARD WOULD BE QUALIFIED. ))
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=be qualified.
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VO-NAT


That's the type a future employer is looking for to fill hundreds of positions in Henry County.
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p-Henry-industry


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#597-12
GRAPHIC=n7pt


Good Evening, you're watching NEWS-7 Primetime on WEFC.
I'm Connie Stevens.
SS=new industry


Ohio based 5-B's-- a family owned corporation is setting up shop in the Southside.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Henry Co.;


Today Governor George Allen helped welcome the nation's largest computerized embroidery firm to Henry County.
5-B's plans to hire 500 people over the next two and a half years...and another 500 later on.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 1:01:41 596-43
IN Q=Whether you're

(( ))
SUPER=01-Todd Biles/5B'S President:
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=WHOLE GAMMET 2nd ref.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape;


That's welcome news to the county, following a crushing blow last year when Dupont announced it's closing the nylon plant for good in 1998.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 1:01:25
IN Q=

((JACK DALTON/HENRY CO. SUPERVISOR:GETTING THE PART OF THE LARGEST COMPUTERIZED EMBROIDERY COMPANY IN THE WORLD IT'S A GREAT FEELING, TALK ABOUT A 1000 JOBS IN THE NEAR FUTURE, IT'S A GOOD DAY FOR HENRY COUNTY. ))
SUPER=01-Jack Dalton/Henry Co. Supervisor;
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=Henry County.
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VO-NAT


5-B's plans to begin operations next month, at the Beaver Creek Industrial Park.
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P-Roanoke-Prospect


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=abr
TAPE#96-108

wipe wipe wipe
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Meantime, Roanoke is a top contender for a major industrial company.
The company's identity has NOT been released, but if Roanoke is chosen as the final site, it would create about 170 jobs.
The 22 acre site in consideration is in Roanoke's Center for Industry and Technology off Route 460.
The company's officials toured the land today with Roanoke's top economic executives.
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P-Simpson


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#net-E
GRAPHIC=simpson
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=@File; :


O.J. Simpson says "No Thank You" to an offer by Fred Goldman--
Admit to the killings and Goldman would give up the millions Simpson owes him in damages.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:50:30 prepro cover
IN Q= If the person

((FRED GOLDMAN: IF THE PERSON WHO'S NAME I DON'T USE THAT MURDERED MY SON WANTS TO WRITE OUT A COMPLETE CONFESSION AND PUBLISH IT IN NEWSPAPERS AROUND THE COUNTRY I WOULD BE GLAD TO IGNORE THE JUDGEMENT.))
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=IGNORE THE JUDGEMENT."
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VO-NAT


But in a statement through his attorney tonight, Simpson said he would never confess to a crime he didn't commit.
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P-Branscom


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-104
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


During his career as a prosecutor in Roanoke and now as the Botetourt County Commonwealth's Attorney, Joel Branscom has presented evidence in dozens of embezzlement cases.
But one never went to trial.
Branscom recently discovered 600- dollars was missing from his office... from the Victim- Witness Restitution Fund.
He said all of the evidence pointed to his administrative assistant.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


Instead of ordering an internal investigation, he let her pay back the money and resign.
Then he made changes to ensure that it wouldn't happen again.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 14:52:07
IN Q=When I

((JOEL BRANSCOM/BOTETOURT COUNTY COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY: WHEN I FIRST GOT HERE, I WASN'T TRYING TO CHANGE THINGS WHOLESALE. IT DID BOTHER ME THAT THINGS WERE TAKEN IN CASH, BECAUSE THAT WAS NOT DONE IN ROANOKE CITY. SO WE ARE NOT ON A CASH BASIS HERE ANYMORE. ))
SUPER=01-Joel Branscom/Botetourt Co. Commonwealth's Atty;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=here anymore
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VO-NAT


The woman had been working in the Botetourt County Commonwealth's Attorney's office for 16 years.
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p-richmond-robbery


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#597-08
GRAPHIC=legal scales


A 21-year-old Richmond man is in custody, facing federal bank robbery charges in a fatal holdup last month.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond/January 30;


A bank teller was killed and three others injured during a bank robbery at a Nationsbank branch in Richmond.
The F-B-I says Jermaine Jerrell Sims was arrested last night.
Sims is being held at an undisclosed location until his hearing later this month.
Police say Sims bought two assault weapons three days before the bank robbery and the same type of ammunition found at the scene.
The other suspect is still at large.
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P-Food-Lion


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#597-06
GRAPHIC=none


Food Lion has launched an attack anticipating another A-B-C News "Prime Time" expose on the grocery chain. Keith Humphry has the story.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=THE NETWORK
SUPER=03-ABC News/November 5, 1992; :18
SUPER=@keith2; 1:16
RUNS=1:24
OUT Q=Humphry news-7.


((The network is devoting a full hour tonight to the story that first aired more than four years ago.
NAT SOT-"A prime time undercover investigation.


Last month a jury in Greensboro said A-B-C must pay Food Lion five- and- a- half million dollars in punitive damages for fraud related to the ABC broadcast.
Now Food Lion is distributing its own compilation of "outtakes" from the 45 hours of hidden camera video ABC had to hand over in preparation for the trial.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 5:30
IN Q=Throw that away

((THROW THAT AWAY.THROW THAT AWAY.THROW THAT AWAY.THROW THAT AWAY.THROW THAT AWAY.THROW THAT AWAY.THROW THAT AWAY.))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=throw that away.


It shows Food Lion employees discarding out-dated products, a point the ABC News producer herself makes on the tape... but was not broadcast.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 5:45
IN Q=So you end

((SO YOU END UP HAVING TO THROW A LOT OF IT OUT? YES.))
RUNS=:02
OUT Q=it out? Yes.


The outtakes also reveal some selective editing.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=

((AND APRIL 8TH WAS THE DAY I WAS STANDING THERE COOKING. AND THE NIGHT BEFORE, THEY HAD PUT MARCH 31ST MEAT IN THAT WATER. SO THEY PUT ROTTEN MEAT IN THE WATER.))
SUPER=
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=in the water.


The ABC broadcast cut the hidden camera interview there, but the Food Lion employee actually went on to say she'd gone to the boss who told her to throw out the meat.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=He told me

((HE TOLD ME TO DUMP IT AND GO BACK AND GET FRESH CHICKEN. HE SAID, "USE YOUR JUDGMENT ANYTIME YOU HAVE TO. THAT'S WHAT IT'S ALL ABOUT."))))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=it's all about.


Food Lion emphatically denies ever selling bleached meat or rat-infested cheese, either.
Keith Humphry NEWS 7.))

P-Coyner-Springs


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE# NET-F CUT FROM 597-10
GRAPHIC=NONE


A state board has voted to recertify Roanoke's Juvenile Detention Home.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co./Yesterday;


Members from the Board of Juvenile Justice toured the facility yesterday, and were expected to lift the center's probation in March.
But at a meeting arranged this afternoon, the board agreed to certify the facility for one year... with a status report required after three months.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE


The state placed the Coyner Springs facility on probation in November after inspectors found more than 30 violations of state standards...
Officials now say the city has made substantial improvements.

P-State-Song


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-3
GRAPHIC=State Song


"Carry Me Back to Old Virginia" is nearing the end of it's reign as the Commonwealth's State song....with NO search for a replacement.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 02:32:49
IN Q=And we've

((AND WE'VE TALKED ABOUT THE LANGUAGE. BUT I THINK FOR SOME OF YOU IT'S BEEN SOME TIME SINCE YOU'VE HEARD THIS SONG. AND I'D LIKE TO PLAY IT FOR YOU NOW.))
nat sot 02:34:11

((THERE'S WHERE I LABORED SO HARD FOR OLD MASSA. DAY AFTER DAY IN THE FIELDS OF YELLOW CORN.))
SUPER=01-Sen. Louise Lucas/(D) Portsmouth;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=yellow corn.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Bill sponsor Louise Lucas's "boom box" did the trick.
A House Committee voted to retire the song.
But it decided NOT to look for a new one.
Danville heritage supporters said their piece.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 02:48:34
IN Q=Down by

((TONY LUNDY/SONG SUPPORTER: DOWN BY THE OLD DISMAL SWAMP WHERE I'VE WANDERED. THAT'S WHERE THIS OLD DARKEY'S LIFE WILL PASS AWAY. MASSA AND MISSUS HAVE LONG GONE BEFORE ME -- We know the words, we know the words! IT'S A SONG OF CHRISTIAN LOVE OF THESE PEOPLE DYING AND BEING IN HEAVEN TOGETHER, AND I WOULD SAY THAT THAT MORE THAN THE WORDS IS WHAT SOME PEOPLE MAY FIND OFFENSIVE. I DO NOT. I THINK IT'S A GOOD EXAMPLE FOR OUR CHILDREN TO SING TODAY.))
SOT 02:54:24 tape two

((SEN. LUCAS: WE'RE SO TIRED OF THIS SONG THAT THAT WE WERE WILLING TO GET IN BED WITH A RATTLESNAKE TO GET IT TO BE GONE. NO YOU'RE NOT THE RATTLESNAKE. laughter.))
SUPER=01-Tony Lundy/Song Supporter;
RUNS=:32
OUT Q=(laughter)
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The full House now takes up the controversy.
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P-Burns


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#596-42
GRAPHIC=va seal


Critically acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns was in Charlottesville today, promoting his new documentary on the life of Thomas Jefferson.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Charlottesville


The creator of the "Civil War" and "Baseball" series spent four years shooting footage at Jefferson's mountaintop home, Monticello.
Burns calls Jefferson the most interesting character in American history.
He says his film tries to capture the complexities of one of our country's greatest statesmen.
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SOT 11:12:43
IN Q=Thomas Jefferson is

((KEN BURNS/FILMMAKER: THOMAS JEFFERSON IS AT THE HEART OF OUR FUTURE, AS WELL AS AT THE HEART OF OUR PAST. AND IN THREE HOURS, WHICH MAY SEEM LIKE A LONG TIME, ONE CAN ONLY GRAZE THE SURFACE OF A LIFE AS IMPORTANT AND AS FULL AS THOMAS JEFFERSON LED.))
SUPER=01-Ken Burns/Filmmaker; :00
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=Thomas Jefferson led.
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VO-NAT


Monticello officials say the film should help spark even more interest in Jefferson and Virginia history.
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SOT 11:58:38
IN Q=We're not actively

((DAN JORDAN/MONTICELLO: WE'RE NOT ACTIVELY TRYING TO GET MORE PEOPLE TO COME, BUT WHAT WE ARE AFTER IS TRYING TO GET A DEEPER UNDERSTANDING OF THE MAN AND HIS LEGACY AND THE FILM ACHIEVES THAT.))
SUPER=01-Dan Jordan/Monticello; :00
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=film achieves that.
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VO-NAT


Burns' series can be seen on PBS beginning February 18th.
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music under
ANCHOR=Connie
SUPER=x5040; Primetime Tease Load
SUPER=x5045; Start Motion
SUPER=x5041; Primetime Tease Stop


Tonya Harding is back in the news-- saying she was the victim of an abduction.
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VO-NAT

And do you know what a cuspidor is? Chances are you've seen one-- but you'll be surprised to learn that it's part of state law.
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P-Harding


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#net-D
GRAPHIC=harding


Defamed figure skater Tonya Harding is reportedly resting in a safe place.
That, after she was kidnapped early today.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


Police confirm that a bushy-haired man abducted Harding from her Oregon home and forced her to drive her pickup truck to another town.
SUPER=03-Portland, OR; :


Harding says she escaped along a country road by driving her truck into a tree, and taking off on foot through the woods.
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P-Cuspidor


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-2
GRAPHIC=None


It may seem like just another spitting match in Richmond,
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


But for those who chew tobacco, the cuspidor or its equivalent is NO joke.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 12:55:42
IN Q=We will

((WE WILL BE ELIMINATING THE SECTION...HAVING TO DO WITH SPITTING.))
SUPER=01-Sen. Emmett Hanger/(R) Augusta Co.;
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=with spitting.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Current Virginia law requires cuspidors or spittoons -- like this one in Governor George Allen's office -- to be provided in professional kitchens.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 12:58:34
IN Q=Do you

((DO YOU BELIEVE MR. PRESIDENT THAT THE GOVERNOR WILL HAVE A CONFLICT OF INTEREST ON THIS MATTER? I BELIEVE THAT'S UP FOR THE COURTS TO DECIDE SENATOR. laugh))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=(laugh)
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VO-NAT


The Senate voted 38 to 2 to release kitchen owners from their spit collecting duties.
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Forecasts
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SUPER=330-Partly Cloudy/And Cold/20-24/W.S. Watch/Snow Late/30-32;
SUPER=331-Partly Cloudy/Wind NW-10/22-26/W.S. Watch/Snow Late/32-34;
SUPER=332-Partly Cloudy/Wind NW-10/20-22/W.S. Watch/Snow Afternoon/28-30;
SUPER=333-Partly Cloudy/Wind NW-15/15-20/W.S. Watch/Snow Late/30-32;
SUPER=334-Partly Cloudy/Wind NW-10/20-22/W.S. Watch/Snow & Sleet/28-30;
SUPER=X5001;

RRE-CST-TOSS
ANCHOR=Connie


THere's more News-7 Primetime straight ahead right here on WEFC. cc sponsor go to break

P-Heroin


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-05
GRAPHIC=drug addiction


There are more than a million heroin addicts in the U-S-- many have tried unsuccessfully to quit the habit.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New York; :


But an experimental procedure is taking the sting out of heroin detoxification with some impressive results.
The procedure is known as UROD-- Ultra Rapid Opiate Detoxification.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 01:45:48
IN Q=We consider this

((WE CONSIDER THIS TO BE A MEDICAL BREAKTHROUGH.FOR THE FIRST TIME, INDIVIDUALS THAT ARE ADDICTED TO OPIATES ARE BE DETOXED PAINLESSLY IN ONE DAY. ))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=in one day.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The Center for Investigation and Treatment of Addiction started the study six months ago in New York.
Experts say UROD is effective for patients addicted to natural or synthetic drugs-- such as heroin, methodone, and opium....and prescription painkillers such as morphine and demorol.
Doctors say unlike any other treatment in the world, UROD can provide 100-percent detoxification in 24 hours-- compared to other treatments that can take up to 30 days.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


Still, there is a relapse rate of about 40-percent, lower though than conventional programs.

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 video of the day, is actually the candy of the day-- as Valentine's Day quickly approaches.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=75-Cambridge, MA; :


You'll soon notice a change on those tiny candy hearts that have been carrying words of love for 150 years.
The New England Confectionery Company, known as NECCO, is updating the messages on the nearly eight billion hearts produced this year for Valentine's Day.
Six new phrases have been added to the mix-- endearment's like Fax Me, or Page Me, even E-Mail Me.
While curious cupids may be heading to the candy store for the updated hearts, at least one hopeless romantic is mourning the inevitable passage of time.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 17:07:20
IN Q=There's this

((SUSAN TRAUSCH/THE BOSTON GLOBE: THERE'S THIS PASSION TODAY, EVERYBODY'S GOT TO UPGRADE IT, MAKE IT MODERN, PUT CUPID IN AN ARMANI SUIT, BUT YOU CAN'T UPGRADE CUPID, YOU CAN'T UPGRADE SANTA CLAUSE. DON'T UPGRADE MY LITTLE HEARTS.))
SUPER=01-Susan Trausch/The Boston Globe; :
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=little hearts.
SUPER=x5043; Video of the Day Stop
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


"Awesome" also made the candy cut.
But to make room for the new hearts, some phrases are now out of print.
"Bad Boy", "Buzz Off" and "Hot Stuff" are all history now-- along with "Stop", "Say Yes" and "Try Me". toss to roy

SP-Scores


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


Coming up tonight in PrimeTime sports, Mike Stevens has a talk with Steve Grissom who will start on the outside in Sunday's Daytona 500. Second ranked Wake forest and Clemson Battle in the A-C-C.
And an attorney for Albert Belle says his client has not bet on Baseball games.
(----------------)
VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=04-MLB; :


But The Chicago White Sox outfielder admitted under oath that he recently lost 40-thousand dollars gambling on pro football and College basketball games.
Major League Baseball prohibits players from betting on baseball games. Philadelphia outfielder Len Dysktra was put on probation for taking part in a poker game and Pete Rose was suspended in 1989 for gambling even though he insists he never bet on baseball.
For all of tonight's scores lets check the boards.
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SUPER=0098-j/VCU/73//East Carolina/67////Roanoke///E. Mennonite////;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0098-j/American/67//Richmond/66////Emory & Henry///Guilford////;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0098-/Ferrum/75/j/N.C. Wesleyan/91////JMU/53/j/N.C. Wilmington/61///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0098-/W & L/79//Lynchburg/89///j/Georgetown/75//Providence/69///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0098-j/Wake Forest#2/55//Clemson/49////UNC#16/19//N.C. State/28//HAlf/;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0098-/Kansas#1/37//Oklahoma St./21/1///Minnesota#3/50//Purdue/41/2//;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0098-/Kentucky#4/68//LSU/33/2///Iowa State#9/60//Missouri/44/2//;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0098-/South
Carolina#12/74/j/Georgia/77////Colorado#15/51//Oklahoma/68/2//;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0098-/Villanova#18/89/j/Pittsburgh/95///j/Xavier#19/79//Dayton/53///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0098-/Illinois#20/35//Wisconsin/48/2///Texas Tech#21/32//Texas

A&M/21/1//;
RUNS=:50
OUT Q=....last score."


Sp-Grissom


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S6-26
GRAPHIC=Daytona Logo


Last year, Steve Grissom season was a joke and not just because he drove the Cartoon Network Chevrolet.
Tonight Mike Stevens Talks with Grissom about his new found Success with a Brand New Team.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=First audio
SUPER=@Mike1; :00
SUPER=01-Steve Grissom/Daytona 500 Outside Pole Winner; :21
RUNS=1:51
OUT Q=..........Daytona 500."
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SP-Wake


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#BB97-4
GRAPHIC=ACC Logo


Wake Forest remained at the top of the A-C-C standings tonight by beating Clemson 55 to 49 in Winston-Salem.
(----------------)
VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Winston-Salem, NC/ESPN; :


The Natura Boy Rick Flair was the guest coach of the Deacons in the A-C-C contest.
In the first half, Greg Buckner hits the jumper and the tigers took the 11 to 7 lead.
But Wake Rallied. Tim Duncan gets it inside for the easy jam and the Deacons led 21 to 17.
The Deacons went at the half leading 24 to 21 when Goolsby pulled up and nailed this three pointer.
Wake opened it up early in the first half again Goolsby hits the three pointer to make it 35 to 28.
Clemson scored its first field goal 9 minutes into the game but this Terrell McIntyre three pointer gave the tigers a 38 to 37 lead.
But Wake Forest came back Ricky SUPER=33-Wake

Forest/55/Clemson/49/;Peral hits the three pointer upping the lead to four and The Deacons win it 55 to 49.
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preview-boards


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

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