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Coming up on News 7-
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An accident on I-81 claims the life of one man tonight-
River-FRONT Stadium looks more like its IN the river tonight in Cincinnati-
We'll check out flooding that could get worse.
Plus we'll hear the police dispatch recordings from that dramatic LA shootout.
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News 7 is next.

Newsbreak


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Good Evening.
A 43-year old man is killed driving along Interstate 81 in Ironto.
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SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;


The man was heading North when he lost control of his car- It then slid across traffic and into the median. It happened at about five tonight.
The man's name has not been released.
SUPER=03-Cincinnati;


Take a look at Cincinnati tonight- just one area dealing with flooding.
People are packing up in many areas and moving out-
SUPER=03-03-North Hollywood/Friday;


Plus the 9-1-1 tapes are released from that dramatic bank shootout caught on tape- in L.A. We'll hear them.
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Join us for News 7 at Eleven.

Fatal-accident


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#97-11
GRAPHIC=Fatal accident


One man is dead tonight, after his car ran into a guardrail on Interstate 81.
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SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.;


State Troopers say the man was traveling at the speed limit in the right lane when he lost control of his car and slid into the median.
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((JEFF ROSE/STATE TROOPER: THE CAR RAN OFF INTO THE MEDIAN STRIP FOR A CONSIDERABLE DISTANCE, AND STRUCK THE GUARDRAIL. A 43 YEAR OLD MAN WAS KILLED INSTANTLY.))
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The car slid sideways for more than 100 yards until the driver's side of the car rammed into the end of the guardrail.
Trooper Rose says no other vehicles were involved.
The man's name is not being released yet.
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School-Board


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NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#97-10
GRAPHIC=Education


Roanoke schoolteachers will get raises next year.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The City School Board approved Superintendent Wayne Harris's 86 million dollar budget tonight.
The budget gives teachers an average raise of 4 and a quarter percent.
But they were hoping for more.
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SOT 19:14:13
IN Q=I'M GLAD

((I'M GLAD THEY GAVE US WHAT THEY GAVE US, BUT LIKE I SAID BEFORE, THE TEACHERS WERE EXPECTING A 6% RAISE, WE WERE HOPING FOR A 6% RAISE.))
SUPER=01-Esther Cirasunda/Rke. Education Association;
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(Sear-a-sun-da) Cirasunda says teachers in Roanoke have lagged behind other localities on the pay scale for 10 years, and are still below the national average.
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SOT 19:14:31
IN Q=I LOOK FORWARD

((I LOOK FORWARD TO HOPING THAT THE SCHOOL BOARD WILL HONOR THEIR COMMITMENT TO BRING US TO THE NATIONAL AVERAGE, AND HOPEFULLY THEY'LL SEE FIT TO BRING US ABOVE THE NATIONAL AVERAGE. BECAUSE I DO THINK WE ARE DESERVING OF IT.))
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Superintendent Harris said he's happy the board was able to fund salaries at the level he recommended, and that the city is on track to reach the national average.
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Budget


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The balanced budget goes down to defeat in the Senate-
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SUPER=03-Washington DC;

just one vote shy of the needed two thirds majority.
Republicans crafted the proposal- calling it a top priority.
All 55 republicans voted for it- but just eleven democrats voted in favor.
The measure would have forced the government to balance its books.
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Flooding


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The water is rising along the Ohio river tonight-
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Cincinnati;


Take a look at Riverfront Stadium in Cincinnati.
Water is over the banks in many areas-
Some say this is the worst flooding in 30 years.
SUPER=03-New Richmond, OH;


New Richmond is now one of the many towns on the Ohio river now IN the Ohio river.
The water is deep- and many people are boarding boats and moving out.
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((PHIL PREBBLE/NEW RICHMOND RESIDENT: I'VE DONE EVERYTHING I CAN DO. WE'RE WAITING FOR THE RIVER TO CREST HOPING WE CAN SWEEP OUT THE HOUSE AND GET ON WITH THEIR LIVES.))
SUPER=01-Phil Prebble/New Richmond, OH Resident;
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OUT Q=WITH THEIR LIVES."
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The National Guard has arrived in Ohio and Kentucky to help.
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AR-Tornado


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wipe wipe wipe
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SUPER=03-College Park, AR;


President Clinton saw first hand the devastation in his home-state.
He toured the hardest hit areas from weekend tornados.
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((I LOOK INTO THE EYES OF SO MANY OF YOU AND I WISH THERE WAS MORE I COULD SAY AND DO. I CAN TELL YOU THIS, I'LL MAKE A PREDICTION. WITHIN TWO YEARS WHAT WE'RE LOOKING AT TODAY WILL LOOK BETTER THEN THAN IT DID BEFORE THE STORM HIT BECAUSE OF ALL OF YOU. WE'RE GONNA DO WHAT WE CAN TO HELP YOU.))
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Federal officials should have a damage estimate by weeks end.
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Shootout


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The 911 tapes are released of that dramatic shootout between L-A police and two masked gunmen.
Bill Whitaker reports from Los Angeles.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER
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When News 7 at 11 returns, health officials in two counties try to deal with an outbreak of dysentery,
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And aviation officials lay the blame in the accident that killed seven year old pilot Jessica Dubroff.
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Shorewood


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NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#97-5
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A Roanoke company with 75 employees may close.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


When asked about a possible shutdown, a spokesman for Shorewood Packaging said "it's something we're looking at".
But Howard Liebman, reached at the company's New York headquarters, declined to comment more.
Shorewood makes covers for compact disks.
It has a distribution facility in the Statesman Industrial Park off route 460. That's in northeast Roanoke.
The company is publicly traded on NASDAQ.
Financial reports on Shorewood have high praise for the company.
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Dysentery


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NEWSCAST=11
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TAPE#97-1
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Health officials in Vinton and Bedford County say they're making progress against an outbreak of dysentery.
As Steve Smallshaw reports the illness has a Vinton daycare center teaching some different kind of lessons.
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(( One of the first cases was a two- year- old child at this Vinton daycare center.. the dysentery outbreak has since spread to include more than a dozen children and adults in the area.
Dysentery.. also known as shigellosis bacteria.. is a fecal- oral infection caused mostly by poor handwashing.
Experts say places like daycare centers and elementary schools are excellent breeding grounds.
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((DR. JOANNA HARRIS/LYNCHBURG HEALTH DEPT.: IT CAN BE CONTROLLED.. GRANDMOTHER TAUGHT YOU.))
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It's also a lesson being taught here at Stewartsville Elementary School, where two new cases were confirmed today.
Children are cautioned to be extra careful washing their hands after using the bathroom, and individual school supplies have replaced the sharing method.
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((JOHN HICKS/PRINCIPAL: WE'RE ZEALOUSLY CLEANING ALL RESTROOM FACILITIES, FIXTURES, LIGHT SWITCHES, DOOR KNOBS, ANYTHING THAT MORE THAN ONE STUDENT MAY HAVE TOUCHED. WE'RE CLEANING IT AS OFTEN AS WE POSSIBLY CAN WITH ANTIBACTERIAL CLEANERS.))
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Health officials say that's about all they can do.
Once a few days go by with no new cases reported, they'll consider the outbreak to be over.
Until then, they're taking no chances.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Bedford County.))

Monroe


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TAPE#97-6
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A clerk who handled criminal cases in Roanoke Circuit Court has become a criminal defendant herself.
(Tier-ney) Tierney Anita Monroe was charged in a two-count indictment with possession of cocaine and marijuana.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke


The charges are the result of a drug raid three weeks ago in search of Monroe's son, Shannon Brown.
An informant had told police he bought drugs in the house on Chapman Avenue.
Inside police report they found drugs and drug paraphernalia, along with a handgun.
Monroe has been put on notice that she'll be suspended... and could be fired.
The 35-year old deputy clerk is still on the city payroll, while she considers whether to answer the charges in writing before her case comes up for trial.
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Shelter


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The board that runs a Covington battered women's shelter is investigating accusations that two of it's past members sexually harassed a former director, and a resident of the shelter.
Eric Earnhart has more.
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(( The location of Covington's safehome shelter is a secret. It was created as a place of safety and protection...
But former shelter director Melanie White says no one protected her, when she accused a member of the shelter's board of directors of sexual harassment.
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((MELANIE WHITE/FORMER SHELTER DIRECTOR; I NOTICED I WAS GETTING CALLS FROM A PERSON ON THE BOARD AND THEY WERE IN A SEXUAL NATURE AND THAT DISTURBED ME.))
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White says she rejected the advances, but they continued, and escalated.
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((MELANIE WHITE/FORMER SHELTER DIRECTOR; HE CAME TO MY NEW APARTMENT, HADN'T BEEN THERE MORE THAN A WEEK, INTOXICATED, AND FORCED ME ON MY COUCH, AND IT TOOK ALL MY STRENGTH TO FIGHT HIM OFF.))
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She says she went to the chairman of the board, who referred her to another board member, who referred her to the man's supervisor, who told her it would be taken care of.
White says nothing was done, and the harassment continued.
While this was going on, White says she noticed another board member making frequent visits to a woman who was staying at the shelter.
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((MELANIE WHITE/FORMER SHELTER DIRECTOR; HE WOULD COME OVER TO THE SHELTER WHEN I WASN'T THERE, OR COME TO THE SHELTER WHEN I WAS THERE AND SAY HE WAS THERE FOR BUSINESS OR SOMETHING ELSE.))
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The resident talked to a shelter employee about those visits.
The employee, who no longer works there, asked that we conceal her identity to protect her current job.
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((FORMER SHELTER EMPLOYEE; THIS RESIDENT CAME TO US STATING THAT HE WAS MAKING THE MOVE ON HERE, AND I MEAN THERE WAS SUPPOSEDLY KISSING INVOLVED, AND BOTH PEOPLE WERE MARRIED.))
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OUT Q=people were married


We talked to the woman by phone today... she told us the advances made her very uncomfortable saying "I've been through so much, it really scared me and I didn't know what to make of it."
White says the board was told about the incidents, but never took action.
Neither of the men accused is on the shelter board now.
One resigned last year, and another says he left the board when his term expired.
We've spoken with both men by phone about the allegations, both say none of it is true.
An attorney for the shelter board told us the board is now conducting an internal investigation into the accusations.
Eric Earnhart, News 7.))

Dubroff


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The plane crash that killed 7 year old Jessica Dubroff is blamed on the instructor-
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That's according to the National Transportation Safety board.
It says instructor Joe Reid showed poor judgement allowing the plane to take off overweight and in bad weather.
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((JOHN HAMMERSHMIDT/NTSB SAFETY INVESTIGATOR: OBVIOUSLY THIS WAS A VERY TRAGIC ACCIDENT BUT A VERY AVOIDABLE ACCIDENT.))
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Jessica's mother has said she supported her daughters quest to become the youngest cross country pilot.
But today she had this to say.
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((LISA HATHAWAY/JESSICA'S MOTHER: I'M DEFINITELY ACCOUNTABLE FOR MY DAUGHTER'S LIFE AND MY DAUGHTER'S DEATH. THERE'S NO WAY THAT'S NOT TRUE.))
SUPER=01-Lisa Hathaway/Jessica's Mother;
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OUT Q=THAT'S NOT TRUE."
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SUPER=03-Cheyenne, WY/April 1996;


The crash in Cheyenne, Wyoming killed all three aboard including the instructor and Jessica's father.
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Tease#2

Soft Music Under
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Coming up on a little later in the newscast, we'll meet a dog whose lost over a 100 pounds,
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and we'll tell you about a developer who wants to build a water park at Smith Mountain Lake. Some people aren't too enthusiastic about the plan.
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Shenandoah-Manor


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TAPE#96-106
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A Clifton Forge nursing home that lost its Medicaid certification has passed a state inspection.
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SUPER=03-Clifton Forge/November 1996


The state has told officials at Shenandoah Manor that it's in compliance with state standards for Medicaid funding.
The home lost its government funding last December after failing an inspection.
That forced some residents to move.
Shenandoah Manor hopes to begin accepting Medicaid patients again within three weeks.
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Waterworld


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NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=spr
TAPE#96-109
GRAPHIC=Smith Mountain Lake


The movie "Waterworld" was a major flop at the box office.
But an amusement park bearing the same name is hoping to appeal to folks in our region.
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SUPER=03-Franklin Co.;


The park will go up in Franklin County near Smith Mountain Lake... and portions are slated to open this summer.
When it's completed, it will feature water slides, a go cart track and a wave pool.
But not everyone is excited about the idea... especially neighbors.
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((KATHRYN SHAY/UPSET NEIGHBOR: I DON'T LIKE WATER PARKS. I JUST THINK WE HAVE TWENTY THOUSAND ACRES OF LAKE AND WHY NOT DO SOMETHING AT THE LAKE. ))
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But owner Craig Caron is promising to be a good neighbor... and says he will promote a family atmosphere.
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((CRAIG CARON/WATERWORLD OWNER: WE'RE HOPING IT GETS FAMILIES AND EVERYONE HERE CAN GET THE ENTERTAINMENT THEY NEED AND CAN ENJOY AND TOURISTS CAN TAKE ADVANTAGE OF IT. ))
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Caron already has the proper zoning for the project.
The estimated cost to build Waterworld is more than one million dollars.
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S-Score


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SUPER=03-New Orleans, LA/January; :00


But first, reports last night on the west coast say Super Bowl MVP Desmond Howard is ready to sign with the Oakland Raiders.
The two reportedly have already agreed on a four year deal worth over $7 million dollars.
A newsconference will make it official today at four.
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S-Turner


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


The Washington Redskins missed the playoffs last season, but the team's owner no doubt likes the progress he is seeing.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Frostburg, MD/Last Summer; :00


This afternoon head coach Norv Turner's current contract was extended through the year 2001.
This despite the fact that his three year record in DC is 18 wins and 30 losses.
Team owner Jack Kent Cooke announced the extension today saying he has never met a more talented coach and motivator of men.
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S-Dayton


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NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
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The Roanoke Express opened a four game home stand last night by outscoring the Dayton Bombers 8-to-5 at the Roundhouse.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke/Dayton vs. Roanoke; :00


This is the only scheduled meeting of the season between these two East and North Division teams.
And Dayton would make itself at home in the Civic Center immediately as Sal Manganaro fires the puck at Dave Gagnon. He rejects the shot, but the puck ricochets back in and Manganaro give Dayton a 2-to-0 lead.
But Roanoke would skate right back into it as Ryan Equale takes it all the way in for the score. The Bombers lead it 2-to-1.
The Express would reel off three more goals to take a 4-to-2 lead. Jeff Loder
SUPER=38-Dayton/5/Roanoke/8;

slaps the puck to Chris Lipsett, who nails the goal and the Express defuses the Bombers 8 to 5.
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SS=hold matchup


Wayne Strachan led the way with 3 goals and an assist, and Jeff Jablonski scored his 41st goal of the season.

S-Express


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NEWSCAST=11pm
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Dave Gagnon did a great job tonight stopping 44 shots in goal.
But remember he is playing hurt with a bad right knee.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00


Earlier today the Express added Goalie Sylvain Careau to the roster to a back up Gagnon. he replaces Larry Moberg, who has left the team.
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((FRANK ANZALONE/EXPRESS HEAD COACH:))
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The Express also added left winger Danny Tompkins to the roster. He is coming off reconstructive knee surgery.
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((DANNY TOMPKINS/EXPRESS LEFT WINGER:))
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=hold express

Roanoke is back on the ice Friday night against Charlotte.

S-Hornets


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#BB97-3
GRAPHIC=HORNETS


The Charlotte stayed red hot last night winning their 8th game in their last nine with a 105-to-98 win over the Spurs.
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SUPER=03-Charlotte, NC/Spurs vs. Hornets; :00


Our own Steve Mason getting his props last night as this Hornet shaves Steve's nickname "Mase" in the back of his head.
But look out - it's bombs away with former Uva star Cory Alexander throwing in a three pointer that hits nothing but the floor it's so pure.
But this was Anthony Mason's night as he gets this assist and a triple double - 19 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists. The Hornets win it 105-to-98.
SUPER=03-Indianapolis, IN/Celtics vs. Pacers;


And check this out the Pacers beat the Celtics tonight 98 to 95. But give Boston credit. Down by four with 9 seconds to go, Rick Fox bounces the ball off Mark Jackson's head and scores.
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S-Rodman


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


Off the court yesterday Dennis Rodman was suspended again for yet another groin incident.
In Monday night's win over the Bucks
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Milwaukee, WI/Monday Night; :00


watch Rodman deliberately hit Joe Wolf in the groin and then swing his left elbow right at his head.
It's a little hard to see so, watch one more time. The Wolf is holding the ball way over his head, and Rodman deliberately hits him.
He is suspended for one game and fined $75 hundred dollars.
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S-Manning


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#VF96-2
GRAPHIC=TENNESSEE


Today is a big day for football fans of the University of Tennessee as all-american
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Jacksonville, FL/1994; :00


Peyton Manning, the U.T. quarterback will announce his plans for next season at a 1:30 newsconference in Knoxville.
If he decides to turn pro, the Jets will likely make him the first selection in the April 19th draft.
He reportedly is leaning toward coming back for his senior year.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports tease
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Still to come tonight, the Hokies need at least a couple of wins to have a shot at playing in the NIT.
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Their postseason quest begins tomorrow at noon in the Atlantic 10 tournament against Fordham.
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S-Tech


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=TB97-1
GRAPHIC=Atlantic 10


The Atlantic 10 men's basketball tournament tips off tomorrow at noon in Philadelphia.
Steve Mason has more on the Hokies as they get ready for their opening game with Fordham.
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SUPER=03-Philadelphia/Va. Tech vs. Rhode Island; 1:39
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Fat-Dog


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


If you think you're dog tired of living on a diet... think how Cassie must feel.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pleasanton, CA;


She's a nine year old lab who once weighed over 180 pounds.
Her former owner constantly overfed her.
When she was placed in a California animal shelter, doctors said she looked like a yellow beer keg.
But now thanks to a high fiber diet and a daily two mile walk, Cassie is down to a svelte 89 pounds.
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