23:00-01

Giles-Shooting

ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=afr
TAPE#597-14
GRAPHIC=Shooting


One person is dead following a shooting in Giles County tonight.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Giles Co.;


Sheriff's investigators say a woman was shot shortly before eight.
It happened in a mobile home off route 460 near the entrance to Mountain Lake.
Officials say at this point it appears the shooting was an accident.
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SOT
IN Q=A WHITE

((A WHITE FEMALE APPROX 20-22 YEARS WAS FOUND DECEASED.. THERE WERE TWO INDIVIDUALS IN THE HOME. THE INVESTIGATION IS CONTINUING))
SUPER=01-Willie Lucas/Giles County Investigator;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=IS CONTINUING
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VO-NAT


Police are not releasing details.
So far no one's been charged.
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Floyd-Body


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=afr
TAPE#597-15
GRAPHIC=NONE


A suspicious death this morning in the Buffalo Mountain section of Floyd county.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Floyd Co.;


The Floyd County Sheriff's department discovered a body at a home on route 629.
Police are not releasing any information behind the death but both state police and local authorities are on the lookout for a car missing from the home.
Authorities are awaiting autopsy results and are still investigating.
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Danville-Ax


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#97-4
GRAPHIC=Accident


One person is dead after two cars collided earlier tonight on one of Danville's busiest roads.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Danville;


It happened around seven p.m. on Route 58 in front of Westover Baptist Church.
Police say 18 year old Mary Bailey apparently pulled her station wagon into the path of a Mercury Tracer.
Witnesses say Bailey was crossing the road on her way to church.
A passenger in the station wagon was killed.
Police say 15 year old John Paul Bailey died later at the hospital.
Three other people were also injured in the Tracer, but the extent of their injuries is not known.
The accident tied up traffic for more than an hour.
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Xiaoping


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=NONE


The man who led China out of economic ruin has died.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@file;


(Dung Schao Ping) Deng Xiaoping put China on the road to a market econonmy by opening the nation to the outside world.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:08:34
IN Q=

((MADELEINE ALBRIGHT/SECRETARY OF STATE: DENG XIAOPING PLAYED THE ROLE IN NORMALIZING U.S. CHINA RELATIONS. HE IS TO BE REMEMBERED FOR THAT AND FOR THE VERY IMPORTANT PART THAT PLAYED FOR THE UNITED STATES.))
SUPER=01-Madeleine Albright/Secretary of State;
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=for the United States."
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VO-NAT


While leding China (Dung) Deng led the nation toward a market economy BUT he also approved the bloody crackdown at Tianennman square.
(Dung shao Ping) was 92.
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Oklahoma


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=McVeigh


The first inside look today at how the government made its case against Oklahoma Bombing suspect Timothy McVeigh.
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VO-NAT


At a pre-trial hearing today, an FBI agent said by three P-M the day of
SUPER=03-Junction City, KS;

the bombing he was sent to this Ryder truck rental outlet in Kansas.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 16:53:00
IN Q=

((JOHN WALSH/CBS NEWS CONSULTANT: THEY MOVED VERY QUICKLY. THEY MOVED VERY EFFECTIVELY AND IT'S REALLY QUITE AN IMPRESSIVE PIECE OF WORK BY THEM.))
SUPER=01-John Walsh/CBS News Consultant;
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=OF WORK BY THEM."
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Oklahoma City, OK/April, 1995;


Agents used a part number on an axle assembly found near the bomb site to trace the truck that held the bomb.
A mechanic gave a detailed description of who rented the truck resulting in this sketch- a man with a distinctive chin.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 16:53:44
IN Q=

((SCOTT MENDELHOFF/GOV'T PROSECUTOR: WITNESSES HAVE BEEN ABSOLUTELY CONSISTENT IN THEIR TESTIMONY OF THE PERSON WHO RENTED THE RYDER TRUCK APRIL SEVENTH WAS DEFINITELY TIM MCVEIGH.))
SUPER=01-Scott Mendelhoff/Gov't Prosecutor;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=definitely Tim McVeigh."
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VO-NAT


But defense attorneys for McVeigh are trying to show that the witnesses memories are tainted by watching T-V coverage of McVeigh's arrest.
McVeigh's attorneys are also trying to discredit the use of handwriting the government may have used to link the truck rental forms to McVeigh.
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School-shooting


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Murder


A shootout at a school in Alaska-
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bethel, AK/KYUK Video;


An eleveth grader walked into the school and opened fire-
Bullets struck the principal and three other students.
Other teens jumped out of windows to escape.
The principal died at the hospital shortly after. One of the three students is still hospitalized. The other two were released.
Alaska State Troopers were able to talk the teen into giving up his gun and surrendering.
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Bedford-Schools


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-109
GRAPHIC=Education


Parents and teachers concerned about overcrowded schools say Bedford County isn't doing enough about the problem.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Bedford Co.;


Last night, supervisors voted NOT to apply for a 3 and a half million dollar state education loan.
The money would have paid for design plans and the necessary land for two new elementary schools.
Parents say the rejection could set the process back another year, and it's something they'll hold board members accountable for in November.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 5:54:43
IN Q=I think they're

((DEBBY ALLEN/PTA COALITION: I THINK THEY'RE GOING TO HAVE TO DEFEND THEIR POSITION, BECAUSE WE'RE TALKING ABOUT A NEED THAT'S A CONCRETE NEED. ... AND THE STUDENTS SUFFER.))
SUPER=01-Debby Allen/PTA Coalition; :00
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=the students suffer.
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VO-NAT


Educators say the county can't keep growing- They say something must give.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 5:01:51
IN Q=If the board

((DR. JOHN KENT/SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT: IF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DOES NOT WANT TO BUILD NEW SCHOOLS, THEN WHAT THEY NEED TO DO IS NOT APPROVE RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT.))
SUPER=01-John Kent/School Superintendent; :00
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=approve residential development.
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VO-NAT


Kent says Bedford County is the fastest growing area west of Richmond, but also spends the least amount of money per student.
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Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=NONE


Still to come on News 7 at 11, the Supreme Court gives separate victories to abortion clinic protestors and police today
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VO-NAT


And we'll tell you what a developer wants to do with a Roanoke landmark.
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ANCHOR=Robin

Roll Lake Level MUSIC UP FULL
COMM#1

Roll
TALENT=Robin
SS=NONE
SUPER=80-68/42/0.00''/69/33/0.00''/62/29/0.00''/63/37/0.00'';
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SUPER=82-1.71''/minus 0.19''/3.89''/minus 0.63'';
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Abortion


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Abortion


People who protest at abortion clinics are claiming victory over a Supreme Court ruling.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


The justices say protestors CAN confront patients on public sidewalks- as long as they stay at least 15 feet away from clinic entrances.
(----------------)
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=HOLD


Also today a ruling that could affect you if you're pulled over by police.
The court says police can order everyone out of car during a traffic stop.
The justices says an officers safety outweights minimal intrusion on passenger rights.

Assisted-Suicide


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-106
GRAPHIC=Session 97


The 1997 General Assembly is grinding toward a weekend deadline.
Fights over appointing judges foreshadow a long weekend.
Budget negotiators gave themselves an extension.
Debate was put off today on parental notification.
But finally, both chambers signed a bill banning assisted suicide in Virginia.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Consolidating two slightly different versions could still de-rail the ban, but it finally puts the legislature on record.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 06:32:42
IN Q=I think

((DEL. BILL MIMS/R-LOUDOUN CO.: I THINK THAT THIS TELLS SOMEONE LIKE DR. KEVORKIAN OR THE DR. KEVORKIAN WANNA-BES THAT ARE OUT IN SOME OTHER STATES, YOU'RE NOT WELCOMED IN VIRGINIA. IT'S IMPORTANT TO KNOW THAT VIRGINIA ALREADY HAS A DEATH WITH DIGNITY ACT.))
SUPER=01-Del. Bill Mims/(R) Loudoun Co.;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=dignity act.
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VO-NAT


The ban calls for a 10-thousand dollar civil penalty for assisting one suicide -- a one hundred-thousand dollar fine for a second.
Amendments making it tougher- failed in the House.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT earl tape 15:58:56
IN Q=Please send

((DEL. BOB MARSHALL/R-MANASSAS: PLEASE SEND A MESSAGE TO SENIOR VIRGINIANS. WE DO LOVE YOU, WE DON'T THINK THAT GIVE THEM MARIJUANA, GIVE THEM DEATH IS THE WAY TO PROCEED.))
sot earl tape 16:00:45

((HOUSE SPEAKER TOM MOSS/D-NORFOLK: IT'S YOUR FUNERAL. NOT MINE. NO PUN INTENDED THERE.))
SUPER=01-Del. Bob Marshall/(R) Manassas; :00
SUPER=01-Tom Moss/House Speaker; :12
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=intended there.
TALENT=Jean
SS=None


Michigan chose a criminal penalty over a civil one for assisted suicide.
But NO Michigan jury has enforced it against Dr. Jack Kevorkian.

State-Song


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-2
GRAPHIC=State Song


It's one signature away from the history books.
27 years of debate over Virginia's state song now rest on Governor Allen's shoulders.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


The Senate cast the final vote to retire "Carry Me Back to Old Virginia" to "state song (E-Merit-us) emeritus" status.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 05:42:49
IN Q=In the new

((SEN. JOHN EDWARDS/D-ROANOKE: IN THE NEW DOMINION I THINK IT'S TIME TO MOVE FORWARD... BROAD CONSENSUS.))
SOT 05:37:17

((SEN. EMMETT HANGER/R-AUGUSTA CO.: THERE ARE MANY THAT WOULD HAVE PREFERRED THAT IT REMAIN THE OFFICIAL STATE SONG WITHOUT COMPROMISING IT TO THE STATE SONG EMERITUS. AND I SHARED THE VIEW THAT WE SHOULD RETAIN IT AND JUST CHANGE SOME OF THE OBJECTIONABLE WORDS. I DID FIND THAT AFTER I TOOK KIND OF A HIGH PROFILE WITH THE DISCUSSION ON IT, THAT QUITE A NUMBER OF THE BLACK COMMUNITY, AND SOME OF THE MORE PROMINENT LEADERS CONSIDER IT A PART OF THEIR HISTORY AND DIDN'T WANT TO SEE IT GO EITHER.))
SUPER=@Edwards; :00
SUPER=01-Sen. Emmett Hanger/(R) Augusta Co.; :11
RUNS=:35
OUT Q=go either.
TALENT=Jean
SS=State Song


There are NO formal plans to search for a new song.

CHERRY-HILL


ANCHOR=JEAN
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=AFR
TAPE#97-3
GRAPHIC=NONE


A vacant mansion in Roanoke will be empty no more.
In fact there may soon be 84 families living on the Cherry Hill Estate.
Andrew Freiden has the story.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=THIS LANDMARK
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=01-Winter Hodges/Cherry Hill Developer; :27
SUPER=@Andrew2; :37
SUPER=01-James Body/Cherry Hill Developer;:54
RUNS=1:19
OUT Q=news 7


(( This landmark house overlooking the Crystal Spring neighborhood of South Roanoke could have been yours for 1 million, 50 thousand dollars.
But you're too late. Two businessmen bought the property from a division of Carilion Health System in October.
And they are selling condos on the estate for around 1 hundred 40 thousand dollars apiece.
Until 1983, the 72 year old house was home to the Roanoke Fine Arts Center-- but since then, it's sat empty.
SOT
IN Q=it's exciting

((WINTER HODGES/DEVELOPER: IT'S EXCITING BEING A PART OF RESTORING IT, IT WILL BE DONE THE RIGHT WAY I CAN ASSURE YOU-- AND KEEP HISTORY RIGHT HERE IN ROANOKE, VIRGINIA.))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=roanoke, Virginia


When Carilion owned the property, the company tried a similar condominium project and failed.
But this project is on a smaller scale.
The parking lot in front of the mansion is the site for the first building, which will house 24 units.
The developers say they are making an effort to have the condos blend in with the neighborhood.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=THEY ARE ALL

((JAMES BODY/DEVELOPER: THEY ARE ALL DESIGNED TO LOOK LIKE CHERRY HILL. WE EVEN PUT THE DORMERS ON THE TOP OF THAT BUILDING LIKE THE DORMERS HERE. WE ARE MATCHING THE BRICK, THE PAINT, AND EVERYTHING.))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=AND EVERYTHING
SOT 13:48:30
IN Q=i think the most

((WINTER HODGES: I THINK THE MOST IMPORTANT THING HERE, WHETHER IT BE CONDOMINIUMS OR NOT, IT'S SAVING A BEAUTIFUL HOME ))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=beautiful home.

Construction on the project is slated to begin within 60 days. Andrew Freiden, News7.))
Tease#2

Soft Music Under
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=none


Stay with us, Robin Reed will be along in just a moment to let us know if we can expect another day like today,
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VO-NAT

and we'll meet a woman who's worked hard for 25 years to bring good news to the Roanoke Valley.
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MUSIC UP FULL
COMM#2



Women-Publisher


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#96-107
GRAPHIC=Women at Work


An increasing number of women are creating their own business opportunities.
In fact businesses owned by women employ nearly 16-million people.
But this trend did not just happen. Somebody had to lead the way.
In the second part of our series Women at Work, Denise Allen introduces us to a woman who's owned and published a Roanoke newspaper for more than 25 years.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=The obstacles
SUPER=01-Claudia Whitworth/The Roanoke Tribune Publisher; :00
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :21
SUPER=01-Drucilla Barker/Hollins Col. Assoc. Prof.; 1:00
SUPER=@Denise1; 1:15
RUNS=2:34
OUT Q=news 7
(((/////SOT/////)
SOT tape 5 02:04:06
IN Q=the obstacles

((CLAUDIA WHITWORTH/THE ROANOKE TRIBUNE PUBLISHER: THE OBSTACLES DIDN'T REALLY START WITH THE PUBLISHING. THE OBSTACLES STARTED WITH WORKING ON PAPERS IN ALL THESE OTHER CITIES, NEW YORK AND COLUMBUS, BECAUSE IT WAS ALL MALE SHOPS. I DIDN'T WORK AS JOURNALIST. I WAS A LINE-TYPE OPERATOR WHICH IS DIRTY, GREASY SHOP WORK.))
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=greasy shop work


That was around 1945. Whitworth spent years learning the business and in 1971 she bought the Roanoke Tribune from her father.
But assuming the editor position brought new challenges for Whitworth as she tried to manage a business comprised of mostly male employees.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT tape 5 03:31:18
IN Q=i tried my best

((I TRIED MY BEST NOT TO GIVE ORDERS BECAUSE MEN DON'T LIKE TO TAKE ORDERS FROM A WOMAN. SO I TRIED DIPLOMATICALLY TO LET THEM HAVE MY WAY.))
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=have my way


Economist Drucilla Barker says many women find a whole new set of problems when they reach managerial positions.
Women with personality traits normally associated with men are often criticized.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT tape 4 26:15:11
IN Q=so for example

((DRUCILLA BARKER/HOLLINS COLLEGE ECONOMICS ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR: SO FOR EXAMPLE MEN ARE AGRESSIVE, WOMEN ARE PUSHY. MEN ARE DECISIVE, WOMEN ARE BOSSY. MEN ARE OBJECTIVE, WOMEN ARE COLD AND UNCARING. THESE ARE REAL OBSTACLES FOR WOMEN, PARTICULARLY PROFESSIONAL WOMEN.))
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=professional women


DENISE ALLEN/NEWS 7: MANY WOMEN ARE TAKING WHITWORTH'S ROUTE AND STARTING THEIR OWN BUSINESSES.
CORPORATE DOWNSIZING AND CREATING A FLEXIBLE WORK SCHEDULE ARE SOME OF THE REASONS WOMEN ARE STRIKING OUT ON THEIR OWN.
BUT BARKER SAYS MINORITY WOMEN HAVE AN EVEN TOUGHER ROAD.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT tape 6 32:48:28
IN Q=it's been shown

((IT'S BEEN SHOWN THAT MINORITY WOMEN EARN APPROXIMATELY 10-PERCENT LESS THAN WHITE WOMEN WITH COMPARABLE EDUCATION AND TRAINING. YOU MENTIONED OWNING ONE'S OWN BUSINESS, THIS IS VERY DIFFICULT FOR MINORITY WOMEN BECAUSE MINORITY WOMEN HAVE TREMENDOUS DIFFICULTY IN GAINING ACCESS TO CREDIT.))
RUNS=:18
OUT Q= access to credit


And yet Whitworth believes it's the individual, not the environment, that determines success.
And she says the Tribune is run on that belief.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT tape 5
IN Q=I CAME TO

((I CAME TO THE TRIBUNE AS EDITOR WITH THREE OVERALL OBJECTIVES TO PROMOTE SELF-ESTEEM, TO FOSTER RESPECT FOR DIFFERENCES AND TO TRY TO PROVIDE A VEHICLE THROUGH WHICH DIFFERENCES CAN UNITE ON SOME COMMON BASIS.))
RUNS=:25
OUT Q=SOME COMMON BASIS


Whitworth describes the Tribune as a "good news" paper and she says as such it is not a big seller. The paper has a circulation of around 56-hundred, but Whitworth says with all she's gone through, she not in the business just to make a buck.
Denise Allen News 7.))
Wx-Tape
SUPER=305-68/42/74/1971/7/1979;
SUPER=306-58/46/64/W-8mph/30.20r/7:03am/6:04pm;


Forecasts
SUPER=X5000;
SUPER=330-Partly Cloudy/Wind W-15/45-47/Mostly Cloudy/And Cooler/55-58;
SUPER=331-Partly Cloudy/Wind W-15/48-50/Variable Clouds/Not As Mild/57-59;
SUPER=332-Mostly Cloudy/A Few Sprinkles/42-45/Mostly Cloudy/Light Winds/55-58;
SUPER=333-Mostly Cloudy/Wind NW-15/45-47/Mostly Cloudy/Wind Var-10/54-56;
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


Still to come on this Wednesday night, Richmond native Arthur Ashe,
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VO-NAT eng#


receives a huge honor today as the new USTA stadium is officially named in his honor.
We'll hear from Arthur's widow right after this.
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S-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-2
GRAPHIC=none
(----------------)
VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Raleigh, NC; :00


Wake fans are also upset this morning.
But UVa fans are ecstatic!
SUPER=33-Virginia/55/N.C. State/46;


The Cavs got a big night from Curtis Staples to beat N.C. State 55-to-46.
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S-UVa


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#vb97-1
GRAPHIC=VIRGINIA LOGO


The Virginia Cavaliers were on tobacco road last night in need of a win over a high flying NC State team that beat Wake on Sunday.
And the Hoos would get it 55-to-46.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Raleigh, NC/Cavs vs. Wolfpack; :00


Virginia did a great job of taking the Wolfpack out of the game early as Courtney Alexander drives to the hoop and scores with the left hand.
The Cavaliers were able to take a 36-to-17 halftime lead thanks largely to the outside shooting of Roanoke's Curtis Staples.
Staples assaulted the three point stripe throwing in 26 points on the Wolfpack.
And backcourt mate Jamal Robinson, the senior captain also came in and got aggressive with this nice score off the glass.
SUPER=33-Virginia/55/N.C. State/46;


State would come back and outscore the Cavs 29-to-19 in the second half.
But Virginia wins its 17th game of the year 55-to-46.
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S-Wake


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#bb97-3
GRAPHIC=acc


Just down the road in Chapel Hill, North Carolina dominated Wake Forest from start to finish.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Chapel Hill, NC/JP Sports; :00


Tony Rutland would get the Demon Deacons on the board early with this long three pointer from the left side.
But the first half was all North Carolina, or make that all Vince Carter. First, he knocks down the long three pointer from the left wing.
Then later in the half watch him go to the roof and throw down the alleyoop.
SUPER=33-Wake Forest #4/60/N. Carolina #12/74/;


Carter had 21 points at the half.
Carolina hangs on in the second half and notches the 74 to 60 win.
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S-Blue


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-26
GRAPHIC=Blue Ridge


Salem and Blacksburg will meet for the Blue Ridge District tournament championship.
Steve Mason has more on The Terriers loss to the Indians and salem close call with Northside in Hometown Hoops Weekly.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=first audio
SUPER=03-Salem/Vikings vs. Spartans; :00
SUPER=01-Kwam Lewis/Scored Game Winning Free Throws; :15
SUPER=01-Charlie Morgan/Salem Head Coach; :40
SUPER=33-Salem/58/Northside/56; :50
SUPER=01-Bill Pope/Northside Head Coach; 1:04
SUPER=04-Indians vs. Terriers; 1:17
SUPER=33-Blacksburg/69/William Byrd/59; 1:30
SUPER=01-Paul Barnard/William Byrd Head Coach; 1:43(quick)
SUPER=01-Bob Trear/Blacksburg Head Coach; 1:48(quick)
SUPER=@Steve1; 1:54
RUNS=2:01
OUT Q=...Hometown Hoops Weekly"
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S-Girls


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


An Upset and a slow start by the regular season champions highlighted the Roanoke Valley District girls tournament tonight.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Cougars vs Eagles; :


Franklin County head coach Deborah Crockett setting up a play.
Pulaski county opened the scoring in the game Robyn Bower pulls up and hits the jumper giving the Cougars the lead.
The Lady Eagles had to work for every point they got on this play Tina McBride gets the loose ball and scores the basket.
But the Lady Cougars pulled away in SUPER=33-Pulaski Co./80/Franklin

Co./60/;the fourth quarter and Pulaski county advances with the 80 to 60 win over Franklin County.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q="We changed...

((BUDDY FARRIS/PULASKI CO. HEAD COACH: ))
SUPER=01-Buddy Farris/Pulaski Co. Head Coach; :00
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=........first half."
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VO-NAT (cont.)
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Knights vs Colonels; :


The Lady Colonels of William took on host Cave Spring in the nightcap.
The Lady Knights came out firing from outside Amy Causey hitting the jumper from the corner.
Fleming struggled with its shot at the other end but Shaunarey Walker drives to the hoop for the layup.
Cave Spring could go inside on SUPER=33-Cave Spring/54/William

Fleming/57/;this play Alyssa Redick takes it in and hits the jumper off the glass and but Fleming wins it in overtime 57 to 54.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=Hold Logo


The win knocks Cave Spring out and puts Fleming in the regionals for the first time in three years.

S-Tourney


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=TOURNEY TIME


Plenty of high school action as well last night.
In the Blue Ridge semi-finals Salem nipped Northside and Blacksburg upset William Byrd.
Also and upset in the girl's Roanoke Valley District semi-finals as Fleming knocked off Cave Spring in overtime.
Pulaski beat Franklin County in the other semi-final.
And in the Seminole district final four. Liberty beat Rustburg 75-to-64, and Jefferson Forest downed Heritage 52-to-51.
The two winners meet for the championship Friday night at the Vines Center.

S-Mirer


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#tf96-2
GRAPHIC=BEARS


The Chicago Bears officially welcomed Rick Mirer back to the midwest last night.
(----------------)
VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Chicago, IL; :00


Monday night the former Notre Dame star came to terms with the Bears, and yesterday he came to terms with leaving the Seahawks for a fresh start, just two hours from his hometown.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q="That's the...

((RICK MIRER/SIGNS THREE YEAR DEAL:))
SUPER=01-Rick Mirer/Signs Three Year Deal; :00
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=...INSTEAD OF INDOORS."
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=HOLDLOGO


The Bears get another draft pick from Seattle, while the Seahawks get first round pick in this April's draft.

S-Ashe


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-23
GRAPHIC=TENNIS-USTA


The United States tennis association officially named the new National Tennis Center in Flushing, New York - "Arthur Ashe Stadium" yesterday.
The governing body had first decided against this, but had a change of heart.
The late Richmond native's wife was on hand for the announcement.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q="The Arthur Ashe...

((JEANNE MOUTOUSSAMY-ASHE:))
SUPER=07-Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe; :00
RUNS=:22
OUT Q=...and athlete."
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Koala


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=NONE


Rescuers went out on a limb- literally to save a Koala.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Melbourne;


This young female Koala was stuck in a tree-
So people who live in Melbourne, Australia called animal rescue to help.
The baby Koala spent the day in scorching temperatures. She was dehydrated, dazed and in danger of dying.
But this story ends on a positive note. Even though the frightened Koala at first resisted her rescuers- she is now recovering nicely.
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