23:00-01

Newsbreak

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


Good Evening.
Police are talking to a former Miss America as they investigate the Jon Bonet Ramsey murder.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem/April, 1994;


Marilyn Van Derbuer Atler says her father sexually moleterd her.
Atler was interviewed in the Ramsey case as a resource.
McDonalds is slashing the price of a big Mac if you buy fries and a drink.
It's an effort to boost sales.
SUPER=03-Punxataney, PA;


Who says taking your dog for a walk is tough.
We'll show you one pooch who keeps in shape while keeping warm.
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Plus Metallica rocks at the Ronaoke Civic Center.
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ANCHOR=Jean

Join us for News 7 at Eleven.

Drug-Arrest


ANCHOR=jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tal
TAPE#97-9
GRAPHIC=Drug bust


For the second time in six months, police have arrested a 74 year old Christiansburg man for distributing drugs.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Christiansburg/Last August;


It was last August that authorities seized crack cocaine and guns from the home of William Bernice Smith and his wife Josephine, who has since died.
At that time, police said they were eliminating a major crack source in the New River Valley.
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TALENT=Jean
SS=HOLD


But William Smith was free on bond and--police say-- up to his old tricks.
They arrested him again yesterday, and seized more crack, marijuana and cash.
Two women, Tina Marie Sherman Richmond and Dawn Burkes Pryor were also charged.

Carroll-Murder


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tal
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


21 year- old Teddy Roe Dixon was out on bond for kidnapping charges in North Carolina.
Now he's facing charges of murder and grand larceny in Carroll County.
Dixon is accused in the shooting and stabbing death of his roommate, 50 year- old William Charles Epperson.
Sheriffs deputies found Epperson dead in the home the men shared in Cana.
A witness reported seeing Dixon driving Epperson's truck.
Police in Mount Airy, North Carolina stopped the truck and arrested Dixon.
Authorities have not determined the motive for the killing.

Wiley


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#96-110
GRAPHIC=Wiley


A tearful Cepada (se-PAY-da) Wiley asked for mercy today.
But the jury sentenced him to 8 years in prison for the shooting death of Jesse Ferguson.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke


Jurors listened to Wiley as he said he'd never been in trouble with the law before and NEVER would be again.
His lawyer said Wiley did not know what he was getting into when he came to a Roanoke motel where his brother and Ferguson were fighting over a woman.
But the prosecution said Wiley went too far when he got his gun.
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SOT 02:19:59
IN Q=if you have trouble

((TOM BOWERS/ASST. COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY; IF YOU HAVE TROUBLE, CALL THE POLICE AND YOU DON'T BRING OUT A GUN AND START FIRING AT RANDOM, PUTTING INNOCENT PEOPLE, ESPECIALLY THE PEOPLE AT THIS MOTEL, IN PERIL.))
SUPER=01-Tom Bowers/Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=in peril
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VO-NAT


Wiley was originally on trial for first degree murder, but the judge threw that charge out, saying the shooting was not pre-meditated.
Wiley will be held in jail until his formal sentencing in April.
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Ramsey


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


Police have turned to a former Miss America as they investigate the murder of JonBenet Ramsey.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem/April, 1994;


Marilyn Van-Derbur Atler who is now in her late 50's- went public in 1991, saying her late father sexually molested her.
Atler, who now lives in Denver-- says she was interviewed in the Ramsey case as a resource.
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SOT 17:04:39
IN Q=I will tell you

((MARILYN VAN DERBUR ATLER/FORMER MISS AMERICA: I WILL TELL YOU THAT ONE OF THE MOST DIFFICULT PARTS OF THE RAMSEY CASE FOR ME IS THE DUCT TAPE OVER HER MOUTH. THE STRONGEST MESSAGE THAT WE GET FROM OUR VIOLATORS IS NEVER TO SPEAK OF IT.))
SUPER=01-Marilyn Van Derbur Atler/Former Miss America; :
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=speak of it.
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VO-NAT


Ramsey was a child beauty queen who was found strangled in her Boulder,
SUPER=03-Boulder, CO/File Tape;

Colorado home on December 26th.
An autopsy concluded she may have been sexually assaulted.
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Pawn-shop


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-13
GRAPHIC=NONE


Pawn brokers will let you hock just about anything: from a diamond ring to a weed eater.
Some will even take the title to your car... not the car, itself... just the title.
Keith Humphry tells us about a pawn broker who found out the hard way: it's NOW illegal.
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SOT
IN Q=The law
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=01-Tim McGuire/City Pawn Shop Owner;
SUPER=01-Misty Hall/City Pawn Shop Customer;
RUNS=:00
OUT Q=Humphry, News 7.



The law that regulates pawn brokers hasn't changed in nearly half a century.
But a ruling from a Circuit Judge in Richmond now makes it illegal for pawn brokers to accept a motor vehicle title as collateral on a loan.
Tim McGuire could have fought it.
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SOT 4:28:10
IN Q=But we felt

((BUT WE FELT LIKE THE PEOPLE THAT DEALT HERE DID NOT DESERVE IT. AND IF WE WERE GOING TO LOSE MONEY, I WOULD MUCH RATHER GIVE THEM THEIR CAR TITLE BACK FREE AND CLEAR AND OWE ME NOTHING THAN I WOULD BE TO HAVE TO KEEP RUNNING MONEY UP HERE TO MY LAWYER TO FIGHT THE STATE.))
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=the state.


The Attorney General says McGuire isn't a bona fide pawn broker. His exorbitant interest rates are in violation of state law, according to the A-G.
That entitles customers to a full refund.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 4:00:20
IN Q=I don't feel

((I DON'T FEEL LIKE HE SHOULD GIVE ANYBODY THEIR MONEY BACK, BUT I'M NOT THE LAWMAKER.))
SUPER=
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=the lawmaker.


Most of the title holders we saw today seemed to agree.
But if they all come back to collect a refund, it could cost McGuire tens of thousands of dollars.
If McGuire looks familiar, it may be because he's better known as a race car driver.
His brother, TONY, a silent partner in the pawn shop, also drives a race car... one sponsored by WDBJ.
Keith Humphry, NEWS 7.

Tease#1

HARD MUSIC UNDER
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=NONE


Still to come on News 7 at 11, students from Roanoke College appear in court on charges of hazing,
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VO-NAT


And President Clinton defends himself against allegations he used the Lincoln bedroom to help raise funds for the Democratic Party.
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ANCHOR=Robin

Roll Lake Level MUSIC UP FULL
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Roll
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Metallica


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=afr
TAPE#97-10
GRAPHIC=NONE


Roanoke was rocking tonight...
As Heavy Metal legends "Metallica" packed the Civic Center.
Andrew Freiden was there.
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SOT
IN Q=They rock!
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=07-Amanda Hammack; :25
SUPER=01-Kirk Hammett/Metallica; :30
SUPER=01-Charlotte Fowler/Parent; 1:07
SUPER=01-Mary Weeks/Parent; 1:16
SUPER=@Andrew1; 1:24
RUNS=1:35
OUT Q=news 7, Roanoke.

(( ((nat sound))
SOT 8:41:22
IN Q=they

((THEY ROCK! ))
RUNS=:02
OUT Q=rock


Metallica gave their fans just want they wanted to hear-- heavy metal music, and lots of it.
SOT
IN Q=

((NAT SOUND OF THE BAND.))
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=


The group is fourteen years old, and they say they are evolving into more than just a metal band.
Their new short haircuts are sparking some concern among die-hard fans...
SOT 8:41:29
IN Q=THEY'RE LEANING

((AMANDA HAMMACK: THEY'RE LEANING TOWARDS THE MORE ALTERNATIVE SIDE, WHICH I PERSONALLY DON'T THINK IS COOL...))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=THINK IS COOL
SOT 6:42:17
IN Q=the most

((THE MOST OBVIOUS THING IS THAT WE'RE OLDER, WE'RE MORE MATURE-- YOU'LL FIND THAT EVERY TIME WE GO ON TOUR, MAKE AN ALBUM, IT'S A REBIRTH.))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=rebirth


But they'll never go far from their roots...
SOT 6:45:45
IN Q=WE HAVE

((WE HAVE METAL IN OUR NAME, AND SO PEOPLE ARE ALWAYS GOING TO SEE METALLICA AND THINK WE ARE TEN FEET TALL MONSTERS THAT BREATH FIRE AND PLAY THE DEVILS MUSIC ))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=MUSIC


While the Band doesn't breath fire, It still plays songs fast and loud.
Some parents of concert goers couldn't handle the high decibel music, and made use of the Civic Center's "quiet room."
SOT 8:00:49
IN Q=I BOUGHT A TICKET

((CHARLOTTE FOWLER: I BOUGHT A TICKET ALSO, BUT I CAME HERE BECAUSE THE EAR PLUGS DIDN'T WORK.))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=DIDN'T WORK.
SOT 8:01:26
IN Q=IM' FROM

((MARY WEEKS: I'M FROM FLOYD, SO IT'S QUITE A DRIVE LIKE THE REST OF THEM, AND I GOT ROPED INTO BEING THE DD..HAHAHAHAH))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=(LAUGHTER)
SOT 8:45:23
IN Q=THE BAND

((THE BAND MEMBERS ARE ALL A LITTLE OLDER, AND THEY SAY THEY'VE MELLOWED JUST A BIT, BUT THEIR FANS AREN'T ANY LESS ENTHUSIASTIC, AND THEIR MUSIC IS JUST AS LOUD. ANDREW FREIDEN, NEWS7, ROANOKE.))
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=AF, NEWS 7, ROANOKE.

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David


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#96-106
GRAPHIC=David, James Michael


A Desert Storm veteran says he acted in self defense when he beat his roomate to death last year.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Dec. 24; :00


37-year old Richard Moye (moy) died after a fight inside this Lynchburg motel room on Christmas Eve.
SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :07


Police charged 33-year old James Michael David with Moye's murder.
David says he was sleeping when Moye attacked him that night, and he retaliated.
A group of veterans was in court today to show their support for David.
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SOT 4:21:36
IN Q=He is sort

((JIMMY MOORE/EX-PARATROOPER: HE IS SORT OF AN EXPERT IN SOME OF THE SELF DEFENSE MOVES, AND OF COURSE, IN A SITUATION LIKE THAT YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT HAPPENS UNTIL IT'S TOO LATE. WE'RE SORRY THAT SOMEBODY HAD TO PASS AWAY, BUT WE BELIEVE THIS BOY WAS JUST IN THE WRONG PLACE AT THE WRONG TIME.))
SUPER=01-Jimmy Moore/Ex-Paratrooper; :00
RUNS=:17
OUT Q=the wrong time.
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VO-NAT


Moore says David served as a paratrooper in Panama and Desert Storm.
A grand jury could indict David next week.
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Hazing-Arrests


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#96-109
GRAPHIC=Roanoke College


Eighteen current and former students at Roanoke College will face trial in April for an alleged hazing incident.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Salem;


Members of the group were in General District Court this morning.
They all face charges of trespassing.
Ten are accused of hazing, and four of being drunk in public.
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=HOLD


They were arrested on property along Timber View Road near Carvins Cove early yesterday morning.
Roanoke County police found four of the students blindfolded, lying face down in four to six inches of water.
Members of the group declined to discuss the incident today, except to say they were not hazing.

Volvo-GM


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tal
TAPE#97-4
GRAPHIC=NONE


About 230 salaried employees at the Volvo- GM Heavy Truck plant in Dublin are expected to vote March 14th on whether to join the United Autoworkers.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Dublin/File Tape;


The U-A-W already represents WAGE workers in the factory.
Some of the salaried employees say they're frustrated with a lack of job security and pay raises, and increases in insurance costs.
Salary personnel attempted to unionize back in 1989, but that vote was defeated.
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Lincoln-Bedroom


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

Just how many guests have stayed in the Lincoln Bedroom at the White House since Clinton took office?
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VO-NAT


New documents released by the White House show more than 900 guests in the last four years.
SUPER=03-Washington DC;


Many of them big contributors to the President's re-election campaign.
That gives the impression the overnights were offered as a thank you or an enticement to contribute.
The president even endorsed the plan...writing "ready to start overnights right away. Give me the top ten list back."
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SOT 20:09:51
IN Q=

((DID WE HOPE THAT THE PEOPLE THAT CAME THERE WOULD SUPPORT ME? PARTICULARLY AFTER WE GOT INTO A POLITICAL SEASON? OF COURSE WE DID. BUT THERE WAS NO SOLICITATION AT THE EVENTS.))
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=DURING THE EVENTS."
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VO-NAT


That would be clearly illegal.
Right or wrong though- it's adding to the overall controversy over campaign fundraising.
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Tease#2

Soft Music Under
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=none


Stay with us, we'll hear some contenders for a new state song,
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VO-NAT

and we'll see how McDonald's is trying to re-start the Burger Wars by launching its latest Big Mac Attack.
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MUSIC UP FULL
COMM#2



State-Song


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#96-104
GRAPHIC=State Song


You may not notice anything different once George Allen officially retires the state song.
But soon you'll hear the voices of those eager to fill the cultural gap left by "Carry Me Back to Old Virginia."
Ellen Qualls brings you a sample.
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SOT
IN Q=nat sot guitar
SUPER=03-Richmond; :00
SUPER=@Ellen2; :22
SUPER=01-Johnny Grey/Songwriter; :35
SUPER=01-Sen. Dick Saslaw/(D) Fairfax; :50
RUNS=1:41
OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.



(( nat sot grey guitar riff
runs=:04


What does a good state song sound like?
Who should pick?
Do we really need one?
sot TAPE ONE 03:01:44

((JOHNNY GREY/SONGWRITER: I'M NOT SAYING MY SONG IS THE BEST SONG. I HAVE FAITH IN IT.))
runs=:04



nat sot JOHNNY GREY 02:48:43

((WE HAVE IT MADE IN VIRGINIA AND HER ROOTS RUN DEEP AND TRUE. VIRGINIA IS FOR LOVERS, OLD DOMINION I LOVE YOU. guitar riff))
runs=:17


Johnny Grey says he didn't write his song to be the state song, but with all the controversy over "Carry Me Back..."
sot TAPE ONE 03:00:46

((JOHNNY GREY/SONGWRITER: SOMEONE TOLD ME YOU KNOW THAT WOULD MAKE A GOOD STATE SONG.))
runs=:03


"Virginia Is For Lovers" was a last minute fix for his first album.
sot TAPE ONE 02:58:39

((JOHNNY GREY/SONGWRITER: SO I GOT UP AT THREE O'CLOCK IN THE MORNING. I COULDN'T SLEEP BECAUSE I WAS CUTTING MY FIRST ALBUM. I WAS ALL NERVOUS. AND I WENT TO THE KITCHEN TO GET A DRINK OF WATER AND IT HIT ME. I WROTE IT IN TEN MINUTES, CALLED HIM, AND SANG IT OVER THE PHONE TO HIM, AND THEY NEVER CHANGED A WORD INTO IT. IT WAS GOD SENT.))
runs=:16



sot 01:55:38 FRIDAY TAPE

((SEN. DICK SASLAW/D-FAIRFAX: YOU KNOW, SONGS AREN'T EASILY WRITTEN. AND GOOD SONGS ARE RARELY EVER WRITTEN.))
runs=:04


So lawmakers this year refused to make any plan for finding a new song.
But that hasn't deterred the songwriters -- including Jack Phillips of Roanoke.
nat sot "Sweet Virginia Evermore"
runs=:08



nat sot
runs=:08



nat sot
runs=:08



nat sot
runs=:08


It took lawmakers 27 years to retire the old one.
It may take a few to find the new one.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond. )) Wx-Tape
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S-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#R-35
GRAPHIC=NONE


Roy Stanley checks in from the Big South quarterfinals in Lynchburg, Steve Mason has an update on inured Express goalie Dave Gagnon.
Plus, Terry Allen resigns with the Skins for nearly $15 million.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Richmond; :00


But first, the Winston Cup circuit pulls into Richmond Friday for the Pontiac Excitement 400.
And one of the favorites to win the pole is Ted Musgrave, who along with many others got in some practice recently at the track.
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SOT
IN Q="we've...

((TED MUSGRAVE/TWO CAREER POLES AT RICHMOND:))
SUPER=01-Ted Musgrave/Two Career Poles At Richmond; :00
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OUT Q=...WE'RE READY."
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GO TO SCORES
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Overtime/j/Philadelphia/8//Ottawa/5///;
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Gugliotta - 29 pts/;
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oc:...LAST SCORE."
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Sports Tease


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


Still to come tonight Steve Mason checks in from the Roanoke Express camp
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VO-NAT eng#


with an update on goalie Dave Gagnon - who is fighting through the pain associated with an injured right knee.
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S-South


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-23
GRAPHIC=big south


UNC Asheville & Charleston Southern got the Big South conference tournament rolling with quarterfinal wins this afternoon.
But Roy Stanley says it took wins by Radford and Liberty to get the Vines Center rocking in the evening session.
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SOT
IN Q=FIRST AUDIO
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/UNC-G vs. Radford; :00
SUPER=01-Marquiz Williamson/9 Points; :26
SUPER=01-Corey Reed/17 Points; 1:00
SUPER=04-Winthrop vs. Liberty; 1:09
SUPER=33-Liberty/83/Winthrop/69; 1:34
SUPER=01-Jeff Meyer/Liberty Head Coach; 1:43
SUPER=@roy1; 2:01
RUNS=2:08
OUT Q=....NEWS 7 SPORTS.
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S-College


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#BB97-4
GRAPHIC=COLLEGE HOOPS


The West Virginia Mountaineers did themselves a big favor last night by upsetting 18th ranked Villanova 83-to-76.
The win keeps alive their NCAA hopes and their chances of winning their Big East division.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Morgantown/Villanova vs. WVU; :00


Gale Catlett would see his team do a great job inside.
Adrian Pledger misses the runner, but Gordon Malone powers in the miss with the wicked one handed jam. 44-to-31 West Virginia at the half.
Pledger and Malone would keep SUPER=33-Villanova/76/West Virginia/83;

working their magic in the second half with the give and go and the jam.
West Virginia wins it 83-to-76.
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S-NCAA


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-1
GRAPHIC=ncaa

Locally, the Salem Civic Center is bracing itself for next month's NCAA men's division three basketball tournament.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Salem; :00


This afternoon, NCAA assistant director of championship Chris Pohl was in town along with Emory & Henry coach Bob Johnson, who this week is wearing an NCAA hat as chairman of the south region.
In other words he can't politic for Roanoke and Bridgewater to get at large bids when the 64 team field is announced on Sunday.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q="I'm not...

((BOB JOHNSON/NCAA SELECTION COMMITTEE MEMBER:))
SUPER=01-Bob Johnson/NCAA Selection Committee Member; :00
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=...THEY ARE."
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S-Allen


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#RS96-1
GRAPHIC=REDSKINS


Redskins' fans are breathing a collective sigh of relief with the news that free agent Terry Allen has resigned with the club.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Washington, DC/December; :00


Actually the Skins made feel like Christmas in February for the the former Clemson star by giving him a four year deal worth $14 point 8 million dollars.
But Allen knows he still has to earn his money.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q="No contract...

((TERRY ALLEN/SIGNS FOR $14,8 MILLION:))
SUPER=01-Terry Allen/Signs For $14,8 Million; :00
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=...and produce."
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S-Express


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=ICE-97
GRAPHIC=Express


The Roanoke Express is doing some serious regrouping tonight after finding out that Dave Gagnon's injury is little more serious than first expected.
Steve Mason caught up with the veteran today and has an update on his condition.
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SOT
IN Q=first audio
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00
SUPER=01-Mike Holden/Express Head Trainer; :09
SUPER=01-Dave Gagnon/Express Goalie; :25(QUICK)
SUPER=@Steve1; :31
SUPER=01-Frank Anzalone/Express Head Coach; :43
RUNS=:54
OUT Q=...News 7 sports
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((Gagnon appears healthy, but according to Express trainer Mike Holden, the goalie might be out of action for a week. ((MIKE HOLDEN:)) ((:)) ((DAVE:)) ((FRANK ANZALONE:))
The Express is on the road this Friday at South Carolina to face the Stingrays. Steve Mason news 7 sports")) ((
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S-Lynch


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=LYNCH


A nagging injury is also ruining George Lynch's first season with the Vancouver Grizzlies.
George has been on the injured reserve list since January 20th with a strained abdominal muscle.
Team officials said today it likely will be two more weeks before he returns to the court.

S-Rush


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#none
GRAPHIC=ROANOKE RUSH


The Roanoke Rush announced this afternoon that Duke Strager is coming back next season as the team's head coach.
Strager led the team to a 12-and-2 record last season.
He likely will not have one of his best players next year. Fullback Billy Pate was hit by car last week in Princeton and is lucky to be alive.
He suffered multiple injuries and is still in serious but stable condition.

McDonalds


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


McDonalds is slashing the prices of its Big Mac- to just 55 cents with the purchase of fries and a drink.
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VO-NAT


It's the latest marketing strategy to jump start sales at the worlds largest restaurant chain.
Sales are down at many of McDonalds 21 thousand outlets.
McDonalds also promises you'll get your order faster than ever.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 20:33:59
IN Q=

((MICHAEL BARTLETT/SALES ANALYST: MCDONALDS WANTS TO RULE THE UNIVERSE. IF YOU READ THEIR ANNUAL REPORT THEY WANT TO BE THE LARGEST FOOD SERVICE COMPANY IN THE WORLD. THEY ARE AND WANT TO CONTINUE TO BE. ))
SUPER=01-Michael Bartlett/Analyst;
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=to continue to be.:
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VO-NAT


McDonalds says quote: we're on the threshold of an unprecedented value offering that will be good news for the customer...bad news for the competition.
Some franchise owners fear the discounts will hurt profits...
They're expected to approve the price cut tomorrow- That could easily set off the biggest fast food price war in history.
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Taking the dog for a walk is tough when it's cold outside-
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but not so if the dog walking goes on IN-doors.
Cindy Byer brings her two legged friend to Bodyworks in Pennsyvlania- where Charlie does the treadmill.
It started out when Charlie needed rehabilitation for a problem with his shoulder joints.
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((I ACTUALLY SAID COULD I GET A MY DOG A MEMBERSHIP AND THEY JUST LAUGHED AND LAUGHED AND LUAGHTED. )) 15:20:22 ((I'VE BEEN IN THE FITNESS BUSINESS FOR TWENTY YEARS. I'VE SEEN A LOT. I'VE DONE A LOT. I'VE TRIED A LOT. THIS WAS A FIRST FOR ME.))
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((GOOD BOY YOU'RE DOING GOOD. HURRY HURRY. THAT A BOY.))
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OUT Q=THAT A BOY."
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Charlie is spurred by the voice of his master and his growing fan club.
He goes at a good clip on the treadmill- a little more than five miles an hour.
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