18:00-01

1-News-Head

ANCHOR=Keith

A smoke-filled room- - full of prominent high school ball players.
Coming up on NEWS 7 at SIX: allegations of star- quality athletes smoking dope.
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VO-NAT


And the quiet countryside of Virginia's least populated county- -interrupted by a blast from the EAST.
The Air Force wants to step up the number of low-level training flights out of Tidewater.
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Sports-Head
ANCHOR=Mike


Tonight in sports, President's Day highlights from the hardwood and the hardwater.
NASCAR comes together to help Rick Hendrick and others battling leukemia,
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VO-NAT eng#


And Jeff Gordon puts his Daytona 500 winning car on display for the next calendar year.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
SS=None


Warm weather fans will like our forecast through mid-week. Sunny skies and 60's will be the rule.

Smyth-Murder


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-106
GRAPHIC=Shooting


A murder- suicide in Smyth County killed three people and injured another early this morning.
Police say 26- year- old Eric Shazier (SHAY-zer) shot his girlfriend and their 21- month old son, before turning the gun on himself.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Chilhowie;


The first shots were apparently fired at a home in Chilhowie, where Michelle Olson was killed, and another man was wounded.
Police say Shazier then fled with the child. The two were later found at the Hungry Mother Campground where their car wrecked.
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SOT
IN Q=A car had run through

((CLEVE COMPTON/CAMPGROUND OWNER: A CAR HAD RUN THROUGH A GATE WE HAD UP HERE ON THE FRONT, RAN INTO THE BACK OF A PARKED MOTOR HOME AND IT WAS ON FIRE AND THE CAR WAS ON FIRE. AND THERE WERE PEOPLE WORKING ON PEOPLE ALL OVER THE PLACE AND WE DIDN'T KNOW WHAT WAS GOING ON.))
SUPER=01-Cleve Compton/Campground Owner;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=what was going on.
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=Shooting


Investigators do not believe the collision killed Shazier and his son. Police say both had been shot.

Stanley


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-110
GRAPHIC=William Dee Stanley


William "Dee" Stanley is no stranger to local law enforcement officials.
After all, he's been arrested a number of times over the years for his moonshining exploits.
But when Franklin County deputies were called to his house last night, illegal liquor was NOT a concern.
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VO-NAT


Dee Stanley is now facing felony malicious wounding charges... accused of shooting his own son.
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


SCOTT Stanley is listed in critical condition at Roanoke Memorial Hospital.
SUPER=04-File Tape;


Authorities say his father's past run- ins with the law should not affect THIS investigation.
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SOT 11:11:31
IN Q=I can't

((CAPTAIN BILL OVERTON/FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT: I CAN'T SEE RIGHT NOW WHERE THAT HAS ANY BEARING AT ALL. WE'VE GOT INVESTIGATING OFFICERS WHO ARE LOOKING INTO THE INCIDENT AND THEY'RE STRICTLY BASING THEIR INVESTIGATION ON THE SHOOTING... WHAT APPEARS TO BE ATTEMPTED HOMICIDE. ))
SUPER=01-Capt. Bill Overton/Franklin Co. Sheriff's Dept.;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=attempted homicide
ANCHOR=keith
SS=William Dee Stanley


Dee Stanley is expected to be arraigned tomorrow morning in Franklin County Juvenile and Domestic Court.

Halifax-Arrest


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#96-101
GRAPHIC=Drug Bust--Pot


A Halifax County star basketball player is among three high school athletes arrested over the weekend for possession of marijuana.
Double Boxes=Keith and Teresa/Microwave


Teresa Hamilton is in our Danville newsroom with the story.
Teresa, where were the students arrested?
Live=Teresa Full
SUPER=@Teresa1;
SUPER=05-Danville


Keith, the three were arrested early Saturday morning by deputies who were at a Riverdale motel room investigating a noise complaint.
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IN Q=They said
SUPER=01-Ray Link/Halifax Co. Sheriff's Dept.; :00
SUPER=03-Halifax Co.; :11
SUPER=01-Larry Clark/Halifax High School Principal; :30
SUPER=01-Don Thompson/Halifax Basketball Coach; 1:00
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=the room.
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SOT
IN Q=They said

((MAJ. RAY LINK: THEY SAID YOU COULD SMELL MARIJUANA OUTSIDE THE DOOR, AND THERE WAS SO MUCH SMOKE IN THE ROOM WHEN YOU WENT IN, IT WAS HARD TO SEE.))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=HARD TO SEE.


Sheriff's deputies say, at the time, they had NO idea they were arresting three local athletes.
19- year old Carlos Santana Jackson is a star basketball player-- who just hours before his arrest-- helped his team defeat G-W Danville.
Jackson is also well known on the football field-- he was a quarterback for the Comets.
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SOT
IN Q=It does

((LARRY CLARK/HALIFAX HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL:IT DOES HURT, IT HURTS THE IMAGE OF THE SCHOOL, THE IMAGE OF THE COMMUNITY, AND IT CERTAINLY IS HURTFUL TO THE VAST MAJORITY OF OUR STUDENTS WHO DO NOT GET INVOLVED IN THESE TYPES OF ACTIVITIES.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=of activities.


Jackson's arrest could NOT have happened at a worse time.
The basketball team is vying for the regular season championship.
Halifax is scheduled to play against G-W Danville tonight-- whoever wins will go on to play Albemarle for the championship.
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SOT
IN Q=There is

((DON THOMPSON/HALIFAX CO. BASKETBALL COACH:THERE IS NO MORALE PROBLEM AT ALL, EVERYONE UNDERSTANDS THAT WE'LL GO ON AND WE'LL PLAY EQUALLY AS HARD AS WE HAVE. ))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=we have.


The other athletes arrested played football for Halifax.
Cedric Jacobs, number 25- for the team, and number 3- Michael Chappell, are also charged with possession of marijuana.
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SOT
IN Q=I don't

((MAJ. RAY LINK/HALIFAX CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.:I DON'T THINK ANYONE WAS SMOKING WHEN THE DEPUTIES ENTERED THE ROOM, BUT TWO LARGE BAGS OF MARIJUANA AND A COUPLE OF MARIJUANA CIGARETTES WERE FOUND IN THE ROOM. ))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=the room.
Live=Teresa Full/Newsroom
SUPER=05-Danville


Three juveniles were also arrested at the motel, but because of their age, little is known about their identity.
Double Boxes=Keith and Teresa/Microwave
(Keith question: What will happen to the students?)



Seat-Belt


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-4
GRAPHIC=None


"Hug your kids at home. Belt 'em in the car."
It's a clever saying posted in front of a rescue squad building in central Virginia.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond


It was also a topic of debate this afternoon in the House of Delegates.
A Northern Virginia Delegate cited statistics to support the bill that would require children to be restrained in the back seat.
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SOT
IN Q=States with primary

((LINDA T. PULLER/D- MT VERNON: STATES WITH PRIMARY ENFORCEMENT LAWS HAVE LOWERED FATALITY RATES. FOR EXAMPLE DURING THE FIRST FULL YEAR AFTER ENFORCEMENT OF SEAT BELT FATALITY RATES DROPPED 21 PERCENT IN THOSE STATES WITH PRIMARY ENFORCEMENT LAWS COMPARED TO ONLY 7 PERCENT WITH SECONDARY ENFORCEMENT.))
SUPER=01-Del. Linda Puller/(D) Mt. Vernon;
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=secondary enforcement.
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VO-NAT


As it is now, police in Virginia can't pull you over simply because someone in the car's riding without a seat belt. It's a "secondary offense." That is: the officer can write you a ticket only AFTER he's stopped you for something ELSE.
The bill approved today does NOT cover children riding in the cargo area of a station wagon, sport utility vehicle or pick- up truck bed.
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SOT
IN Q=I understand

((DEL. DICK CRANWELL/D-VINTON: I UNDERSTAND THAT THE GENTLELADY WANTS TO WRAP HERSELF IN LITTLE CHILDREN AND SAFETY. MY QUESTION TO YOU IS: THAT IS NOT GOING TO MAKE THAT MUCH DIFFERENCE. THE REAL ISSUE IS, DO WE WANT TO CREATE IN THE SAME LAW A DUEL STANDARD FOR PEOPLE IN THE FRONT SEAT AS OPPOSED TO PEOPLE IN THE BACK SEAT?))
SUPER=@cranwell; :00
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=can do that.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE


Still to come on News 7 at Six-- another week, another setback for those who support the concept of charter schools in Virginia.
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VO-NAT


and "aim high" may be the Air Force's motto--but it's low flying jets that have some Highland County residents concerned.
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Brooks


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#96-109
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


It's been more than a week since a Roanoke County man is alleged to have shot and killed his ex-girlfriend when she came to his home to pick up her things.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./February 8;


Now authorities say 32- year- old Ronnie Brooks will be arraigned this week on a charge of first- degree murder.
Brooks is accused of fatally shooting Lisa Sizemore outside his home in the northeast section of the county.
Brooks has been in the hospital, recovering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Now he's being held in the county jail, without bond.
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Charter-Schools


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#96-108
GRAPHIC=Education


Charter Schools in Virginia died a second death over the weekend.
The governor had tried to revive the issue with a new proposal late Friday.
It was spiked by a legislative committee yesterday.
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SOT 15:54:54
IN Q=The most

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: THE MOST UNFORTUNATE ASPECT OF ALL OF THIS IS THAT THEY ARE PLAYING PETTY POLITICS AND OBSTRUCTING THE ABILITY OF OUR CHILDREN IN VIRGINIA TO GET 30 MILLION DOLLARS IN FEDERAL FUNDS FOR THIS VERY GOOD IDEA.))
SUPER=@allen
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=good idea.
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VO-NAT


Some black lawmakers fear charter schools could re-open the door to segregation.
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SOT 16:00:28
IN Q=When you go

((BENJAMIN J. LAMBERT, III/D- RICHMOND: WHEN YOU GO THROUGH CERTAIN THINGS AS DESEGREGATION AND SEGREGATION YOUR VERY MUCH ALARMED AND ALERT ABOUT THE POSSIBILITIES OF WHAT COULD HAPPEN AND MAYBE OVERLY CAUTIOUS. I'D RATHER BE OVER CAUTIOUS THAN TO SET UP A SYSTEM THAT'S NOT GOOD FOR THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA.))
SUPER=01-Benjamin J. Lambert, III/(D) Richmond
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=Commonwealth of Virginia.
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=State Song


Also today the House unanimously approved the bill to retire "Carry Me Back to Old Virginia" as the state song.
Delegates eliminated a provision calling for a special commission to come up with a NEW state song.
So the Senate will have to consider the measure again.
Governor Allen says he supports the bill.

Low-Jets


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-1
GRAPHIC=None


As we told you before... Officials in Highland County say it's the most unifying issue they've ever seen.
Here's Joe Dashiell's report on the debate over low flying jets.
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SOT
IN Q=The terrain that makes
SUPER=03-Highland Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Jim Cobb/Retired Marine Colonel; :22
SUPER=03-Langley AFB; :36
SUPER=01-Col. Irv Halter/Langley Air Force Base; :57
SUPER=@Joe1; 1:11
SUPER=01-Melissa Dowd/Highland County Attorney; 1:25
RUNS=1:56
OUT Q=JD News 7 Highland County


((The terrain that makes Highland County postcard perfect, also makes it an excellent training ground for military pilots.
Air Force jets have been flying over Virginia's least- populated county for years, but now a proposal to increase the the flights' frequency and lower the altitude has residents fighting mad.
SOT 14:26:00
IN Q=This is probably

((JIM COBB/RETIRED MARINE COLONEL: THIS IS PROBABLY ONE OF THE MOST PATRIOTIC COMMUNITIES I'VE LIVED IN AND I'VE LIVED ALL OVER THE UNITED STATES. I DON'T THINK ANY ONE PERSON OPPOSES WHAT THE MILITARY IS DOING RIGHT NOW. IT'S JUST THAT THEY OPPOSE HAVING THIS CRAMMED DOWN THEIR THROATS.))
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=crammed down their throats.


The Air Force wants to increase the number of low-level flights from 66 a year... to as many as twenty two hundred... and lower the altitude of some flights to 300 feet.
Officials say it's unlikely they'll make that many flights, but they say the training is essential to prepare pilots for battle in all types of terrain.

SOT
IN Q=In the air to air business

((COL. IRV HALTER/LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE: IN THE AIR TO AIR BUSINESS WE LIKE TO STAY AS HIGH AS WE CAN AS LONG AS WE CAN, HOWEVER, THERE WILL BE TIMES THAT OUR ADVERSARIES OR OUR TACTICS WILL DRIVE US TO LOWER ALTITUDES. WE ESTIMATE THAT WILL BE LESS THAN FIVE PERCENT OF THE TIME WE SPEND IN THAT AIRSPACE.))
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=spend in that airspace.

STAND-UP BRIDGE
Residents say they recognize the need for military training, but they fear the added flights will spook their livestock and mar the quiet beauty of this county.
County officials say the Air Force impact statement did not address those issues.
SOT 14:31:38
IN Q=This environmental assessment

((THIS ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT HAS A LOT OF HOLES. IT DOES NOT ADDRESS AT ALL THE POTENTIAL IMPACT ON DOMESTIC LIVESTOCK OR TOURISM. THAT'S WHAT WE DO HERE. THAT'S WHAT THEY DO IN PENDLETON AND POCAHONTAS COUNTIES. SNOWSHOE SKI RESORT IS IN POCAHONTAS COUNTY AND WOULD BE AFFECTED BY THIS. THEY DON'T EVEN ADDRESS THAT AS THOUGH IT MATTERED AT ALL.))
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=as though it mattered at all.


The Air Force has extended the public comment period by thirty days, but Highland County officials say they need a six- month delay... as they consider the effects of an air force assault on their quality of life.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Highland County))
Tease#2

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE


Making a trip to the hospital a little less scary for the youngest of patients--that story is coming up on News 7 at Six.
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VO-NAT


And we'll meet a hometown success story who has some advice for today's high school students.
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Low-Jets


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=six
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#97-1
GRAPHIC=None


As we told you before... Officials in Highland County say it's the most unifying issue they've ever seen.
Here's Joe Dashiell's report on the debate over low flying jets.
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SOT
IN Q=The terrain that makes
SUPER=03-Highland Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Jim Cobb/Retired Marine Colonel; :22
SUPER=03-Langley AFB; :36
SUPER=01-Col. Irv Halter/Langley Air Force Base; :57
SUPER=@Joe1; 1:11
SUPER=01-Melissa Dowd/Highland County Attorney; 1:25
RUNS=1:56
OUT Q=JD News 7 Highland County


((The terrain that makes Highland County postcard perfect, also makes it an excellent training ground for military pilots.
Air Force jets have been flying over Virginia's least- populated county for years, but now a proposal to increase the the flights' frequency and lower the altitude has residents fighting mad.
SOT 14:26:00
IN Q=This is probably

((JIM COBB/RETIRED MARINE COLONEL: THIS IS PROBABLY ONE OF THE MOST PATRIOTIC COMMUNITIES I'VE LIVED IN AND I'VE LIVED ALL OVER THE UNITED STATES. I DON'T THINK ANY ONE PERSON OPPOSES WHAT THE MILITARY IS DOING RIGHT NOW. IT'S JUST THAT THEY OPPOSE HAVING THIS CRAMMED DOWN THEIR THROATS.))
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=crammed down their throats.


The Air Force wants to increase the number of low-level flights from 66 a year... to as many as twenty two hundred... and lower the altitude of some flights to 300 feet.
Officials say it's unlikely they'll make that many flights, but they say the training is essential to prepare pilots for battle in all types of terrain.

SOT
IN Q=In the air to air business

((COL. IRV HALTER/LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE: IN THE AIR TO AIR BUSINESS WE LIKE TO STAY AS HIGH AS WE CAN AS LONG AS WE CAN, HOWEVER, THERE WILL BE TIMES THAT OUR ADVERSARIES OR OUR TACTICS WILL DRIVE US TO LOWER ALTITUDES. WE ESTIMATE THAT WILL BE LESS THAN FIVE PERCENT OF THE TIME WE SPEND IN THAT AIRSPACE.))
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=spend in that airspace.

STAND-UP BRIDGE
Residents say they recognize the need for military training, but they fear the added flights will spook their livestock and mar the quiet beauty of this county.
County officials say the Air Force impact statement did not address those issues.
SOT 14:31:38
IN Q=This environmental assessment

((THIS ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT HAS A LOT OF HOLES. IT DOES NOT ADDRESS AT ALL THE POTENTIAL IMPACT ON DOMESTIC LIVESTOCK OR TOURISM. THAT'S WHAT WE DO HERE. THAT'S WHAT THEY DO IN PENDLETON AND POCAHONTAS COUNTIES. SNOWSHOE SKI RESORT IS IN POCAHONTAS COUNTY AND WOULD BE AFFECTED BY THIS. THEY DON'T EVEN ADDRESS THAT AS THOUGH IT MATTERED AT ALL.))
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=as though it mattered at all.


The Air Force has extended the public comment period by thirty days, but Highland County officials say they need a six- month delay... as they consider the effects of an air force assault on their quality of life.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Highland County))

Child-Life


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6 p.m.
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#97-2
GRAPHIC=Carilion


A hospital can be a scary place for children.
But a new program at Carilion is aimed at making the hospital feel less like an institution, and more like a playground.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Child Life Specialist Janice Zack brought the program with her when she came to Carilion five months ago.
Zack uses a playroom environment to help children with illnesses interact with each other, and forget about being sick.
The program also helps parents answer their children's questions about their illnesses.
Zack says she'd like to see the program expand to all Carilion clinics.
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Glass-Judge


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-3
GRAPHIC=Black History


One of Lynchburg's more prominent natives returned to the Hill City today to share her success story in celebration of Black History Month.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


Renee Cardwell Hughes is a 1974 graduate of E.C. Glass High School.
Hughes practiced law for several years before being appointed to a judgeship in Philadelphia's court of Common Pleas.
Judge Hughes told the students they need to realize the choices they make today can have a profound effect on their future.
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SOT 4:57:59
IN Q=It's your choice

((HON. RENEE CARDWELL HUGHES/E.C. GLASS GRADUATE: IT'S YOUR CHOICE. YOU CAN BE A BRIGHT LIGHT THAT'S SNUFFED OUT QUICKLY OR YOU CAN BE A BRIGHT LIGHT THAT BURNS LONG INTO THE NEXT GENERATION. THOSE CHOICES MAKE BROTHERHOOD HAVE REAL MEANING.))
SUPER=01-Renee Cardwell Hughes/E.C. Glass Graduate; :00
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=have real meaning.
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VO-NAT


Hughes attributes her own success to her mother's insistence that she stay in school.
Mayor Jim Whitaker proclaimed this "Renee Cardwell Hughes Day" in Lynchburg, and presented her with the key to the city.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


Coming your way tonight in sports, plenty of president's day action in the NBA and and NHL to show you, plus, Jeff Gordon's gives up the car in which he won yesterday's Daytona 500.
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VO-NAT eng#


Plus, NASCAR comes together to help Rick Hendrick in his race to beat leukemia.
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S-Gordon


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-23
GRAPHIC=DAYTONA 500


Jeff Gordon has been on the move ever since winning his first Daytona 500 yesterday.
This morning Gordon came outside the track and gave away his car.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Daytona Beach, FL; :00


Actually, his winning Monte Carlo is just on loan to Daytona USA where it will remain on display inside the attraction until next year's race. And as you can see it is placed in Daytona USA in the same condition it was in when it crossed the finish line, with Earnhardt's tire mark on the right side.
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S-Marrow


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#R-35
GRAPHIC=DAYTONA


The one, two, three finish at Daytona provided a much needed boost for every employee at Rick Hendrick Motorsports.
SS=Hendrick


Hendrick was diagnosed in November with with a rare form of leukemia.
And since his diseases became public earlier this month, it has forced many folks to take a reality check.
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IN Q=FIRST AUDIO
SUPER=01-Joe Gibbs/Owner - Joe Gibbs Racing; :00
SUPER=03-Daytona Beach, FL; :19
SUPER=01-Dr. Jerry Punch/Physician & Announcer; :36
SUPER=01-Ray Evernham/Dupont Chevy Crew Chief; 1:03
SUPER=01-Darrell Waltrip/Owner of Dar-Wal Inc; 1:35
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OUT Q=...hope so



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((JOE GIBBS/OWNER - JOE GIBBS RACING:)) (( Gibbs and many other prominent members of the NASCAR community joined forces just hours before the qualifying races at Daytona to express their concern for Hendrick and announce an all out effort to increase the number of registered donors in the national marrow donors program. ((DR. JERRY PUNCH/PHYSICIAN & ANNOUNCER:))
The cause is especially close to Jeff Gordon's crew chief Ray Evernham, who'se son was diagnosed with leukemia in July of 1991 when he was one year old. ((RAY EVERNHAM/DUPONT CHEVY CREW CHIEF:))
Hendrick is currently undergoing chemotherapy but will likely need a marrow transplant, himself. Blood tests already indicate he does not have a match within his family, or with the 2.3 million donors who are already registered.)) ((DARRELL WALTRIP/DRIVER - WESTERN AUTO CHEVY:))
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pinnacle page
And if you are interested in becoming a donor here is thenumber you can call.
1-800-marrow2.
To be tested to be donor you need only give 2 teaspoons of blood.
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S-Bullets


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=BB97-2
GRAPHIC=NBA


A a couple of NBA notes. Sources say Orlando coach Brian Hill will be fired soon. The Magic has dropped all four of it's post all star break games and is 24 and 24 on the season.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Landover, MD/Bucks vs. Bullets; :00


Speaking of struggling teams, the Washington Bullets won today. They topped the Milwaukee Bucks 95-93 thanks to 20 points and 9 rebounds from Juwan Howard.
The game was close most of the way. Armam Gilliam's slam pulled the Bucks to within 2, 47-45.
Washington did lead by 10 late in SUPER=32-Washington/95/Milwaukee/93;

the second half, Gheorge Muresan adds to the advantage on this hoop.
Milwaukee's threat ended when Ray Allen missed this shot at the Buzzer, Bullets escape with the 2 point win.
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S-Rangers


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ice-97
GRAPHIC=nhl


Holiday action on the NHL hardwater as well today where the New Jersey Devils extended their unbeaten streak to a franchise record 11 games.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-New York, NY/Devils vs. Rangers; :00


Goalie Martin Brodeur extended his personal unbeaten string to a dozen games by stopping 30 shots.
The Devils get the 2-to-2 tie with the Rangers.
Gretsky's goal scoring drought is now at a career worst 20 games.
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S-Montreal


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-1
GRAPHIC=NHL
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VO-NAT CON'T
SUPER=03-Uniondale, NY/Canadiens vs. Islanders; :00


Also, a little ice action out on Long Island as the Islanders hosted the Canadians.
After falling behind 1-to-nothing, the Canadians reeled off four unanswered goals with mark Recchi, Valerie Bure, Brian Savage and Sebastien Bordeleau leading the comeback and the 4-to-1 win.
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