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

(( TONIGHT ON NEWS-7 PRIMETIME...PEER PRESSURE FROM SENATORS HELPS DEFEAT A BAN IN VIRGINIA ON SOME PARTIAL BIRTH ABORTIONS.
"THE BACK IS WHERE IT'S AT"-- WHEN IT COMES TO KIDS RIDING IN VEHICLES WITH AIRBAGS.
IT'S THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13TH- OUR TOP STORY--IT CAME IN MORE THAN A FLURRY-- AND LEFT WITH TWO-TO-FOUR INCHES ON THE GROUND...))
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=on the ground.


p-snow


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=jmo
TAPE#597-09
SS=n7pt


Good Evening, you're watching NEWS-7 Primetime on WEFC.
I'm Connie Stevens.
GRAPHIC=snow


A winter storm is dumping a mixture snow and ice over most of our viewing area tonight.
So far-- no reports of any major accidents.
double boxes Connie/Jay


Jay Moore joins us now where he's out in the elements.
SUPER=@Jay1;
SUPER=71-Roanoke;
ANCHOR=Jay


State police says Interstate 81 is improving.
However the bridge near the 1-41 mile marker in the construction zone in Salem is getting worse.
State Police has called V-DOT back out there to apply chemicals.
Other than that there's been NO major problems...
(roll cue: no major problems.)
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IN Q=
SUPER=01-Chris McDonald/Va. Dept. of Transportation; :00
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :11
SUPER=01-Sam Ramsey/Floral Renditions; :35
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OUT Q=the very day.

((
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SOT 8:50:24
IN Q=We've been lucky

(( ))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=out their tonight.


The Virginia Department of Transportation is working around the clock and the region, clearing roads covered with snow and ice.
Police Departments are also putting in their time responding to minor fender benders.
In most areas -- snow and sleet accumulations are expected to average between two-to four inches.
V-Dot crews and police are not the only ones dreading the snow.
Florists are hoping the weather clears up before tomorrow's deliveries.
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SOT 6:33:40
IN Q=It's not been

(( ))
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OUT Q=the very day.

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LIVE=jay full
SUPER=71-Roanoke;


This is single biggest day of the year for florists.
So they're hoping clears up soon.
double boxes Jay/Robin


p-school-closings


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#swatch
GRAPHIC=school info


Many students will enjoy a long weekend, thanks to the snow--
Here's the latest list of cancellations and delays.
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P-Am-Airlines


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#from net-e
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Chicago;


Some domestic flights tomorrow aboard American Airlines have been canceled as talks continue to avoid a pilots' strike.
Meantime, a plea from the airline pilots to the President- "stay out of our dispute."
Pilots are set to strike tomorrow night if an agreement's not reached.
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SOT 15:30:41
IN Q=

((IT IS UNSETTLING FOR THE TRAVELING PUBLIC. WE DON'T LIKE IT. OUR PILOTS WANT TO DEAL NOW. WE WANT TO NEGOTAITE AND CLOSE THIS AND MOVE ON WITH OUR PROFESSIONAL LIVES AND MAKE THE AIRLINES COMPETE IN THE INDUSTRY.))
SUPER=01-Wally Pitts/American Pilots Association;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=IN THE INDUSTRY."
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VO-NAT


Pilots want more money and stock options.
They say talk about White House involvement is detracting from negotiations.
American's chairman wants Clinton to intervene.
The President could order a cooling off period and allow the airline to continue flying.
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P-Partial-Birth


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-01
GRAPHIC=abortion


In Richmond today-- the abortion rights bloc of a key Senate committee prevailed- defeating a ban on some partial birth abortions.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


But the defeat came only AFTER two reconsiderations and some heavy peer pressure on one Senator who initially voted for the ban.
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SOT 01:14:30 tape two
IN Q=It has

((SEN. EMILY COURIC/(D) CHARLOTTESVILLE: IT HAS BEEN BROUGHT TO MY ATTENTION THAT THIS BILL WILL VERY LIKELY BE USED AS A VEHICLE TO SUPPORT OTHER EFFORTS TO WHICH I'M OPPOSED. AND THEREFORE I ASK THAT WE RECONSIDER THE VOTE.))
SOT tape two 01:15:01

((SEN. STEVE MARTIN/(R) CHESTERFIELD: I THINK WE'VE GOT TO COME TO A POINT WHERE WE VOTE ON THE BILLS THAT COME BEFORE US ON THE MERITS OF THOSE BILLS.))
SUPER=01-Sen. Emily Couric/(D) Charlottesville; :00
SUPER=01-Sen. Steve Martin/(R) Chesterfield; :12
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=those bills.
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VO-NAT


It may NOT be the last the legislature hears of the partial birth abortion issue this year.
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SOT tape one 57:41
IN Q=Of course

((DEL. ROGER MCCLURE/(R) CENTREVILLE: OF COURSE TO REMIND THE COMMITTEE, A PARTIAL BIRTH ABORTION BASICALLY IS AN ABORTION WHERE THE PHYSICIAN GRABS THE FEET OF THE BABY, TAKES MOST OF THE BABY OUT OF THE WOMB-- Delegate McClure--))
SUPER=01-Del. Roger McClure/(R) Centreville;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=Delegate McClure--
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VO-NAT


The Senate committee also defeated a bill requiring that doctors give women more information about the procedure before performing an abortion.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SUPER=x5040; Primetime Tease Load
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American Electric Power can surge ahead with its application to build a high powered voltage line in the area.
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VO-NAT


And Roanoke College solicts the words of former politician George McGovern as its speaker for Winterfest- We'll hear from him when NEWS-7 primetime returns.
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WEFC!!! PAGE 504 MAX 2
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p-stock-Market


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#net-f
GRAPHIC=stock market


The stock market blasted above seven-thousand for a record close today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New York;


The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed nearly 61 points for a new closing high.
About 589 million shares traded on the New York Stock Exchange.
It was the first close above seven-thousand for the Dow Industrials. President Clinton calls todays development remarkable--saying the bull market reflects low inflation and unemployment.
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P-Power-Line


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-107
GRAPHIC=AEP Powerline


American Electric Power can still apply for a high- powered voltage line from West Virginia to Botetourt County.
The State Corporation Commission denied a request to stop it today.
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VO-NAT


Project opponents in Giles, Craig and Roanoke counties filed a motion to deny the application.
The commission DID agree to give further consideration to the opponents' request that it rewrite the rules for power- line applications, since there's now competition in the power industry.
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p-L'burg-Council


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#597-02
GRAPHIC=HASKINS


Lynchburg City Council has decided who will take the late Junius Haskins' seat.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


After reviewing ten applications, council unanimously selected Edward Barksdale to fill Haskins' Ward Two seat.
Haskins died of a heart attack last month.
Barksdale is a retired postal manager, who was born and raised in Lynchburg.
He says substandard housing, youth recreational needs and senior citizen concerns are his top priorities.
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SOT 10:16:00
IN Q=Ward Two

((EDWARD BARKSDALE/NEW LYNCHBURG COUNCILMAN: WARD TWO HAS ITS DRAWBACKS, HAS ITS THINGS THAT NEED ATTENTION, BUT I FEEL IF WE GET WARD TWO LOOKING GOOD, THE OTHER WARDS IN THE CITY WILL FALL IN AND FOLLOW SUIT. WE WANT TO MAKE WARD TWO LOOK GOOD, THAT WILL MAKE THE WHOLE CITY LOOK GOOD.))
SUPER=01-Edward Barksdale/New Lynchburg Councilman; :00
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=city look good.
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VO-NAT


Barksdale will serve out the remainder of Haskins' term, which comes up for re- election in May of 1998.
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P-Car-Ads


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=jja
TAPE#net-K
GRAPHIC=chrysler


Your children may see a new video in school- compliments of Chyrsler.
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SOT 15:13:38
IN Q=

((SIT IN THE BACK. AS THEY SAY THE BACK IS WHERE IT'S AT.))
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=WHERE IT'S AT."
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-Chrysler Video;


The video's message- ride in the back to avoid fast deploying air bags.
The video features Bill Nye the energetic science guy.
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SOT 15:13:58
IN Q=

((BILL: WHY DOESN'T ANYONE WANT TO SEE UP HERE? KIDS: WE'RE BACK SEAT RIDERS BILL.))
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=seat riders Bill."
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VO-NAT


Chrysler launched the three million dollar campaign-- sending videos to 160 thousand schools, day care centers and car dealerships.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SUPER=x5040; Primetime Tease Load
SUPER=x5045; Start Motion
SUPER=x5041; Primetime Tease Stop


The abortion pill RU-486 already available in many countries, is now a step closer to being available here in the United States.
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VO-NAT


Plus tonight on Primetime Sports--
Rockbridge County's Rick Mast won't be driving in the Daytona 500- Mike Stevens has a wrapup from the track...stick around.
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WEFC!!! PAGE 504 MAX 2
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P-McGovern


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-101
GRAPHIC=George McGovern


The student committee at Roanoke College wanted a speaker to fit its 70's theme at Winterfest.
But instead of looking at the entertainment world, they went political.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


Former South Dakota senator and twice- unsuccessful presidential candidate George McGovern was the choice.
He spoke to about 300 students and faculty this morning about his experiences on Capitol Hill.
But before his lecture, he talked to reporters about current issues including Congressional term limits.
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SOT 10:54:37
IN Q=I think

((GEORGE MCGOVERN/FORMER PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: I THINK THE OLD SYSTEM IS BETTER. I'M NOT ARGUING THAT THERE AREN'T PEOPLE THAT SHOULD BE RETIRED, BUT I'D LEAVE THAT IN THE HANDS OF THE VOTERS, RATHER THAN MAKE IT ARBITRARY. ))
SUPER=01-George McGovern/Former Presidential Candidate;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=arbitrary
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VO-NAT


McGovern spends a lot of his time lecturing-- he's visited more than a thousand college campuses.
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P-Honest-Kid


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


Remember that Brinks armored truck that rolled over in a Miami neighborhood spilling money last month.
Hundreds of thousands of dollars disappeared.
But one elementary school student turned in the 85-cents he picked up.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Orlando, FL; :


It turns out the truth pays-- 11-year-old Herbert Tarbin was honored today at Disney World, along with his family and 14 of his classmates.
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SOT 10:41:12
IN Q=Our teacher

((OUR TEACHER SHE HAD A LOT OF EXPERIENCE AND SHE TOLD ME THAT IT WOULD HAVE BEEN THE RIGHT THING TO DO, EVEN THOUGH I WOULDN'T HAVE GOT ALL THE ATTENTION AS I WAS DOING NOW, I JUST HAD A BLESSING AND BE PROUD OF MYSELF.))
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OUT Q=be proud of myself.
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VO-NAT


After a free day at the Magic Kingdom, Herbert's classmates say they've also learned that honesty is in fact the best policy.
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Forecasts
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SUPER=X5000;
SUPER=330-2-3'' Snow Ending/Light Winds/24-26/Mostly Cloudy/Rain Late/34-38;
SUPER=331-1-2'' Snow/Ice Pellets Ending/25-27/Mostly Cloudy/Rain Late/35-40;
SUPER=332-3-5'' Snow/Ending/20-22/Mostly Cloudy/Rain Late/38-40;
SUPER=333-2-4'' Snow Ending/Later Tonight/22-24/Mostly Cloudy/Wind W-10/34-38;
SUPER=334-2-4'' Snow/Wind E-15/30-32/Rain Likely/Wind E-10/35-40;
SUPER=X5001;

RRE-CST-TOSS
ANCHOR=Connie


OUr video of the day looks good enough to eat-- stay with us for more News-7 Primetime straight ahead right here on WEFC. cc sponsor go to break

P-Abortion-Pill


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-06
GRAPHIC=RU 486


Nearly a decade after the drug R-U-486 became available in France-- the drug-- also called Mifepristone (MIF-ih-PRIS-tone)-- could be available in America by the end of the year.
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VO-NAT


A long legal battle surrounding control of the drug in this country has been settled.
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SOT 20:22:53
IN Q=The net result

((GLORIA FELDT/PRESIDENT PLANNED PARENTHOOD FEDERATION OF AMERICA: THE NET RESULT OF ALL THESE EFFORTS WILL BE THAT AMERICAN WOMEN WILL HAVE ACCESS TO MEDICAL ABORTION AND THAT'S WHAT AMERICAN WOMEN WANT. ))
SUPER=01-Gloria Feldt/Planned Parenthood Fed. of America; :
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=American women want.
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VO-NAT


It's not what abortion opponents want.
They're calling for a public boycott of all products made by the American drug company that manufactures the abortion pill -- products that include the popular allergy medication Seldane...and say despite F-D-A approval...the abortion pill is dangerous.
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SOT 20:23:20
IN Q=We're concerned

((MICHELLE AROCHA ALLEN/NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE COMMITTEE: WE'RE CONCERNED ABOUT LONG TERM RAMIFICATIONS FOR WOMEN WHO TAKE THE DRUG AND WE'RE OBVIOUSLY CONCERNED ABOUE THEIR UNBORN CHILDREN WHO DIE SINCE EVERY ABORTION TAKES THE LIFE OF A CHILD ))
SUPER=01-Michelle Arocha Allen/National Right to Life Comm.; :
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=of a child.
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VO-NAT


While wrangling over bringing the real drug to this country continues... a duplicate of Mifepristone (Mif-Ih-PRIS-tone) has also been approved by the FDA for experimental use at five clinics around the country.
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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


Time now, where we take you to Japan-- that's where-- for some reason-- we often find our Video of the Day.
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VO-NAT


Tonight's top shots have to do with fake food-- it's big business in Japan, where some 200 companies are churning out gastronomic look-alikes.
One company has been specializing in the food replica business for half a century-- producing 300-thousand dishes a year.
The appetizing displays of food are most commonly found in restaurant windows--
It also doesn't have to be replaced everyday.
There's no arguing the skill of the fake food-makers-- but now, some say fake food should be regarded as an art form.
It's especially popular with the tourists, eager to buy it and bring it back home.
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SUPER=x5043; Video of the Day Stop



SP-Scores


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#BB97-2
GRAPHIC=Sports Logo


Tonight on PrimeTime Sports Mike Stevens will fill us in on the Twin 125 qualifying races at Daytona The Lady Maroons of Roanoke College were home tonight.
In the N-b-A Shag is down again and Atlanta Hawks guard Mookie Blaylock is in trouble with the law.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=04-NBA; :
Last night in Minnesota, Shaguille O'Neal twisted his left knee while

attempting to score on the alley oop pass. Shaq just returned to the lineup after an injury to his right knee he sat out tonight's game in Denver.
And Blaylock has been charged with marijuana possession in Vancouver British Columbia while still on probation for a similar charge in Georgia.
He was arrested for carrying two ounces as the Hawks prepared to board a plane from Vancouver to Phoenix earlier this month.
Now here's tonights scores.
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SUPER=0098-/Florida State/57/j/Maryland#10/73////Utah#5/10//SMU/10/1//;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0098-/Cincinnati#8/49//Saint Louis/50/2///New
Mexico#13/46//Rice/37//HALF/;
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SUPER=0098-/Tulane#23/21//UAB/19/1//jJ/C. Of Charleston/85//FL

International/81///;
SUPER=X5028;
SUPER=0096-/Philadelphia/92/j/New York/107////Indiana/90/j/Miami/106///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0096-/L.A. Lakers/35//Denver/29/2///Portland/18//Utah/29/2//;
SUPER=X5031;
SUPER=0103-/Hartford/0//New Jersey/4/3///Ottawa/2//Philadelphia/2/3//;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0103-/San Jose/0//Chicago/2/2///N.Y. Rangers/0//St. Louis/0/2//;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0103-/Colorado/1//Phoenix/1/1///Edmonton/0//Calgary/0/1//;
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SP-Daytona


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=10PM
WRITER=mst
TAPE#R-35
GRAPHIC=Daytona 500


Todays Twin 125 Qualifying Races at Daytona produced two winners named Dale.
Mike Stevens has more.
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SOT ENG#
IN Q="Doctor J...
SUPER=04-First Qualifying Race; :07
SUPER=01-Dale Jarrett/First Gatorade 125 Winner; :24
SUPER=01-Rick Mast/Fails to Qualify for Daytona 500; :53
SUPER=01-Dale Earnhardt/Second Gatorade 125 Winner; 1:12
SUPER=01-Bill Elliott/Finished 3rd in Second Race; 1:36
SUPER=01-Leonard Wood/Wood Brothers Team Mgr.; :202
SUPER=@Mike1; 2:09
RUNS=2:22
OUT Q=.....news 7 sports."
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SP-Roanoke


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#BB97-3
GRAPHIC=Roanoke Logo


The Lady Maroons of Roanoke College won their 20-th straight game tonight beating Lynchburg tonight 81 to 62.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Salem/Roanoke vs Lynchburg; :


The bad weather kept the crowd away from the Bast Center tonight.
Roanoke's Jessica Ficaro throws it inside to Amy Athey who scores two of her 15 points but The Maroons trailed by three.
Roanoke continued the comeback Cheryl Rhodes drives the lane gets her own rebound and puts it back in and the Lady Maroons took the lead.
Lynchburg didn't give up easy Dawn gibson drives to the foul line and hits the running jumper and the game was tied again.
But Roanoke picked up the pace SUPER=33-Roanoke/81/Lynchburg/62; Ficaro

passes to Ashley McCallum who scores two of her 15 points and the Maroons win it 81 to 62.
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ANCHOR=Roy


Also tonight, Methodist beat Ferrum 67 to 54.

p-jackson


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#net-h
GRAPHIC=jackson


Proud Papa Michael Jackson says words can't describe how he feels, now that he has a son.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=04-File Tape;


The King of Pop confirms his wife Deborah Rowe Jackson gave birth to a healthy baby boy early this morning at Cedars-Sinai hospital in Los Angeles.
In a statement, Jackson says he has been blessed beyond comprehension and will work tirelessly at being the best father he can be.
Jackson says he grew up in a "fish bowl" and will not allow that to happen to his child.
He asks everyone to please respect his wishes and give his son privacy.
The name, weight and length of the youngest Jackson have not been announced.
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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.
SUPER=x5024; Coming up at 11 Load
SUPER=76-School Tomorrow?


A rundown of tomorrow's school delays and cancellations.
SUPER=77-"Voices from the Past"


...in our series "Voices From The Past," we'll visit with a disc jockey who's more than just a familiar voice on the radio -- he's history.
SUPER=x5025; Coming up at 11 Stop
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE

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