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TONIGHT ON NEWS-7 PRIMETIME...ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL APPROVES THE PURCHASE OF TWO NEW FIRE TRUCKS-- IGNITING SOME HEAT FROM FIRE FIGHTERS.
LYNCHBURG POLICE BELIEVE A FIVE YEAR OLD ACCIDENTALLY SHOT AND KILLED HIS SIX YEAR OLD BROTHER. ))
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top-story


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#top
GRAPHIC=none
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TOP STORY GRAPHIC 11004
It's Monday, March 17th, our Top Story--this hour...
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VO-NAT


A Virginia Tech Football player is acquitted for his role in a brawl on campus that injured a member of the track team.
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p-Tech-Brawl


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=tal
TAPE#97-9
SS=n7pt


Good Evening, you're watching NEWS-7 Primetime on WEFC.
I'm Connie Stevens.
SS=virginia tech seal


Angelo Harrison was the only one of seven Virginia Tech football players charged with a felony after a campus fight last August.
He was suspended from the team for the season.
Today, Montgomery County circuit judge Ray Grubbs found him NOT guilty.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Christiansburg;


Harrison was accused of breaking track athlete Hilliard Sumner's collarbone.
Sumner identified Harrison as the person who attacked him with a cane.
But other witnesses disputed that, including football player Tyron Edmond, who is charged with a misdemeanor.
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SOT 3:33:39
IN Q=

((DID YOU SEE ANGELO HARRISON THAT EVENING? EDMOND: YES I DID. DID HE EVER HAVE THE CANE? EDMOND: NOT TO MY KNOWLEDGE. YOU HAD IT THE ENTIRE TIME? EDMOND: YES SIR. ))
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VO-NAT


The judge ruled the evidence failed to prove Harrison's involvement.
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((MARC LONG/HARRISON'S LAWYER: WELL I HOPE EVERY ATHLETE IN THIS COUNTRY, ESPECIALLY AT VIRGINIA TECH HAS LEARNED SOMETHING, BECAUSE THEY CAN'T BE AROUND THIS SORT OF THING. IF IT STARTS TO HAPPEN THEY'VE GOT TO WALK AWAY.))
SUPER=01-Marc Long/Harrison's Lawyer;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=to walk away.
TALENT=Connie
SS=HOLD


Under Tech's new athletic department policy, Harrison's acquittal makes him eligible to return to the football team.

P-L'burg-Shooting


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#597-12
GRAPHIC=shooting


A six-year old Lynchburg boy is dead after his five-year old brother apparently shot him accidentally.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


It happened at the Greenfield Apartments around 11:30 yesterday morning.
Police say the two boys apparently were playing with a .22 caliber pistol when it went off, striking the older boy in the upper body.
He died about seven hours later at Lynchburg General Hospital.
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SOT 22:13:17
IN Q=It's an unfortunate

((LT. EUGENE WINGFIELD/LYNCHBURG POLICE: IT'S AN UNFORTUNATE TRAGEDY AND ITS A BAD EXAMPLE OF WHY PEOPLE SHOULD BE SECURING THEIR GUNS. IF THEY NEED TO KEEP THEM UNLOADED OR IN A LOCK BOX OR WHATEVER, WHEN YOU HAVE JUVENILES AROUND THEY HAVE TO BE KEPT IN A SECURED AREA WHERE THEY'RE NOT ACCESSIBLE TO THEM.))
SUPER=01-Lt. Eugene Wingfield/Lynchburg Police; :00
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OUT Q=accessible to them.
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VO-NAT


The names of those involved are not being released.
Police have NOT decided whether to charge the parents for failing to keep the gun away from the children.
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P-Quints


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#597-03
GRAPHIC=roanoke city seal


A decision by Roanoke City Council angered firefighters this afternoon as council approved the controversial purchase of two new fire trucks.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


On a four to three vote, council came up with almost 900- thousand dollars to buy two quints, vehicles that combine the functions of a pumper and an aerial ladder truck.
The Roanoke Fire Fighters Association has argued the trucks are part of a plan to downsize the department.
This afternoon members of the group said they were disappointed with council's vote.
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IN Q=I think that what

((ED CRAWFORD/ROANOKE FIRE FIGHTERS ASSOCIATION: I THINK THAT WHAT IS A SHAME IN ALL OF THIS IS THAT THE CITIZENS' CONCERNS FELL ON DEAF EARS, THE CONCERNS OF THE FIREFIGHTERS. I THINK THAT THEIR DECISION HAD ALREADY BEEN MADE ABOUT OUR PRESENTATION.)) ((JIM GRIGSBY/ROANOKE FIRE CHIEF: IT'S A VOTE FOR BETTER PUBLIC SAFETY AND IT'S THE RIGHT VOTE FOR THE FIREFIGHTERS AND WE'RE HAPPY WITH THAT AND WANT TO GO OUT AND DO OUR BEST TO BRING THE FIREFIGHTERS ALONG THAT IT IS IN FACT THE BEST PIECE OF EQUIPMENT AND WILL PROVIDE A HIGHER LEVEL OF SERVICE.))
SUPER=01-Ed Crawford/Roanoke Fire Fighters Association; :00
SUPER=01-Jim Grigsby/Roanoke Fire Chief; :13
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OUT Q=a higher level of service.
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


The measure requires another vote at the next city council meeting, but it's unlikely any members will change their votes.

P-Suicide-Threat


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=eea
TAPE#NET- C FROM 597-06
GRAPHIC=NONE
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Armed with a jug of gasoline and a cigarette, a man chained himself to a bench in protest outside Roanoke's Poff Federal building this morning.
Federal officials would not identify the man, but say he was upset about a property issue and was apparently threatening to set himself on fire.
The Federal Probation office says, the Wythe County man was on probation several years ago.
His former probation officer talked him into unlocking the chain.
He was escorted into the building, and later released.
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P-Innotech


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#597--02
GRAPHIC=innotech


A Roanoke company in the vision care industry is seeing double, much to the benefit of the city.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/File Tape;


In the near future, Innotech will have twice as much space in its plant, plus another 410 employees.
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SOT 11:39:51
IN Q=We are

((RON BLUM/INNOTECH: WE ARE GONNA BE DOUBLING THE SIZE OF OUR FACILITY AND THAT WILL MEAN MANY SIGNIFICANT NEW HIRES, GROWTH FOR THE COMMUNITY.))
SUPER=01-Ron Blum/Innotech;
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OUT Q=the community.
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VO-NAT


The company, which was founded about a decade ago, makes a patented eyeglass lens fabrication system.
Sales have been very strong, putting Innotech's focus on growth.
Right now Innotech has about 130 employees.
The one- point- four- million- dollar expansion should be completed by the end of the year.
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P-COUNTY-SCHOOLS


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=afr
TAPE#597-15
GRAPHIC=Roanoke Co seal


A 37 million dollar school bond issue failed in Roanoke County last April.
And tonight a Committee formed in the wake of that defeat delivered a 120- million dollar alternative.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


The plan was unveiled tonight at a joint meeting of the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors and the School Board.
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IN Q=

((MIKE STOVALL/SCHOOL BOARD CHAIRMAN: A COMPLETE REPORT THAT WAS OVER 120 MILLION IN ORDER FOR US TO PRIORITIZE, BUCKLE DOWN, AND BRING THE SCHOOL SYSTEM INTO THE 21ST CENTURY. ))
SUPER=01-Mike Stovall/Roanoke Co. School Board Chairman;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=into the 21st century
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VO-NAT


The Committee recommends that Cave Spring High School be renovated, and a new high school be built in the 220 corridor.
Last April's referendum on capital improvements failed, but the commission believes this plan is more balanced.
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SOT 8:52:06
IN Q=

((BOB JOHNSON/SUPERVISORS CHAIRMAN: THERE WAS NOT EQUITY IN THAT FORMULA. MANY PEOPLE SAW IT AS A SW COUNTY PACKAGE, AND THIS PACKAGE RESEMBLED NOTHING LIKE THAT PACKAGE.))
SUPER=01-Bob Johnson/Roanoke Co. Supervisors Chairman;
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OUT Q=that package
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VO-NAT


The plan also includes a new elementary school in the Bonsack area, as well as renovations to all schools in Roanoke County except William Byrd High School.
The commission also reccommended that non-county residents attending county schools pay the full cost of their education.
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ANCHOR=Connie
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Are Americans misinformed about the safety and effectiveness of airbags?
The latest poll results are heading your way--
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VO-NAT


And Bosnia may be a world away-- but a national guard unit from Danville is part of the peace keeping mission there...the story when NEWS-7 Primetime returns.
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WEFC!!! go to break

P-Allen-Drugs


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-2
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


Drug gang members may NOT get their own individual shots at justice starting July first in Virginia.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Governor George Allen signed bills today allowing gangs to be tried jointly in one trial... and making it a capital offense to murder or ORDER the murder of another person during a drug crime.
The signing was in a Richmond neighborhood where the so-called Poison Clan operated in 1994.
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IN Q=They killed

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: THEY KILLED A YOUNG MAN HERE WHO REFUSED TO HELP THEM SELL CRACK COCAINE. THE POISON GANG ALSO KILLED TWO OF HIS FRIENDS AND WOUNDED A FOURTH. WE'RE DETERMINED THAT THESE VICIOUS MURDERERS WILL BE BROUGHT TO JUSTICE.))
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VO-NAT


But the Governor says the Poison Clan killings are being tried now in federal courts, in part because state laws made the prosecution too difficult.
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P-DEQ


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-8
GRAPHIC=None


Westvaco and the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality have agreed to a plan that will provide cleaner water.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


DEQ officials announced a consent order today which allows Westvaco to drop plans for a 30 million dollar discharge cooling system.
SUPER=@File;


In return Westvaco will spend 150 million dollars to clean up the water the plant releases into the Jackson River.
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IN Q=We expect a

((THOMAS HOPKINS/DEQ DIRECTOR; WE EXPECT A NOTICEABLE IMPROVEMENT OF IN-STREAM DISSOLVED OXYGEN, COLOR, AMONIA-CLORIDE, AMONIA COMPOUNDS, AND THE AQUATIC COMMUNITY WITHIN A YEAR.))
SUPER=01-Thomas Hopkins/DEQ Director;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=within a year.
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VO-NAT


Thompson said part of the project will be in conjunction with an expansion of the plant's pulp production capacity, expected by the year 2001.
A Westvaco spokesman would not confirm that a plant expansion is in the works, but did say that the plant currently uses more pulp than it is able to produce.
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p-Bosnia-Troops


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=spr
TAPE#97-5
GRAPHIC=PEACEKEEPERS


Their mission is one of peace... but for the dozens of local soldiers now stationed in Bosnia, their first GOAL is to get acclimated to their new surroundings.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Tuzla, Bosnia;


46 members of a Virginia National Guard unit from Danville arrived in the war torn country a few days ago.
Most have been pleasantly surprised by the LACK of violence they've seen.
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SOT 9:15
IN Q=I'd prefer

((STAFF SERGEANT FRANKIE HUDGINS/VIRGINIA NATIONAL GUARD: I'D PREFER TO BE BACK HOME, BUT WE HAVE A JOB TO DO AND IT SEEMS TO BE WORKING. EVERYTHING IS PRETTY PEACEFUL OVER HERE RIGHT NOW. WE SEEM TO BE DOING A GOOD JOB. )) BUTT! BUTT! BUTT!
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SOT 5:09

((SERGEANT CHRIS BENNETT/VIRGINIA NATIONAL GUARD: WE ALL MISS OUR FAMILIES. THAT'S THE HARDEST THING. IT'S REALLY SHOCKING TO GET OVER HERE AND SEE ALL OF THE DESTRUCTION AND EVERYTHING. WE'RE HOPING IT WILL MAKE IT EASIER TO REACH A SETTLEMENT. ))
SUPER=01-Frankie Hudgins/Virginia National Guard; :00
SUPER=01-Chris Bennett/Virginia National Guard; :15
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VO-NAT


The local guards could be stationed in Bosnia for as long as nine months.
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P-Easter-Display


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-07
GRAPHIC=NONE


As Easter and Passover approach, Jesus is back in the State Capitol.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond;


Banned from the capitol hallway, Fairfax activist Rita Warren set her display up again in Governor George Allen's office.
Warren says Allen set a precedent she plans to make the next governor observe.
And she doesn't mind that she's opened the door to other groups like the Ku Klux Klan.
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IN Q=The founding fathers

((RITA WARREN/RELIGIOUS ACTIVIST: THE FOUNDING FATHERS SAID EVERYONE HAS THE RIGHT TO FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION. SO THEREFORE, IF THE KKK WISHES TO PUT A -- LIKE I SAID MY DISPLAY IS SMALL.))
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OUT Q=is small.
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VO-NAT


The American Civil Liberties Union says the Governor's office is his to decorate.
But, director Kent Willis says Allen is being "insensitive" by only recognizing two religions in his office display.
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ANCHOR=Connie


THere's more News-7 Primetime straight ahead right here on WEFC. cc sponsor go to break

P-Airbags


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-11
GRAPHIC=AIRBAGS


A leading air bag researcher says passenger side air bags work-- but not for children.
Harvard analyst John Graham says either kids have to get in the back-- or the bags need to be re-designed.
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VO-NAT


According to Graham's survey-- 60-percent of Americans believe airbags SAVE more children's lives than they take.
But he says there's no evidence airbags have saved the life of even ONE child.
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SOT 16:48:09
IN Q=Even among children

((JOHN GRAHAM/CENTER FOR RISK ANALYSIS: EVEN AMONG CHILDREN WHO ARE PROPERLY RESTRAINED, WE CANNOT SAY WITH CONFIDENCE THAT AIRBAGS SAVE MORE CHILDREN THAN THEY KILL. FOR AMERICA'S CHILDREN THE CURRENT PASSENGER AIRBAG IS A BIG LOSER.))
SUPER=01-John Graham/Center for Risk Analysis; :
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OUT Q=is a big loser.
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VO-NAT


Air bags have killed at least 38 children.
Safety groups, auto makers and the government are trying to get the word out that children under 12 are safer in the back seat.
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p-Vodka


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=H/C BUG


Russian doctors say they've made a discovery worthy of lifting one's glass to-- healthy vodka.
The doctors tell Russian reporters that "Silver Spring" has "antibiotic properties and a curative effect."
Perhaps a sure hit in a country where the national drink is vodka.

cool-video


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#cool
SUPER=x5042; Video of the Day Load
SUPER=x5045; Start Motion
GRAPHIC=News-7 primetime


Tonight's video pick is made possible by pilot Linda Finch,
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VO-NAT
SUPER=75-Oakland, CA;


She took off today on a Round the World flight Amelia Earhart failed to complete 60 years ago.
Finch will be flying a restored aluminum Electra... equipped with modern navigation gear-- but nearly identical to the plane Earhart was flying when she took off from New Guinea on July 2, 1937, never to be seen again.
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SOT 17:10:31
IN Q=I started

((LINDA FINCH/PILOT: I STARTED LEARNING ABOUT AMELIA AND STARTED LEARNING ABOUT WHAT SHE WAS LIKE AS A PERSON, NOT JUST AS A PILOT, AND GOT VERY EXCITED ABOUT HER MESSAGE-- THAT PEOPLE DON'T HAVE TO LIVE WITHIN THE LIMITS SOCIETY SETS FOR THEM. THEY CAN HAVE LARGER LIVES. ))
SUPER=75-Linda Finch/Pilot; :
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OUT Q=larger lives.
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VO-NAT


Finch has modern advantages though-- like hearing protection, a satellite receiver to tell her where she is, and radio communications to help with landings and takoffs.
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SP-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ICE-97
GRAPHIC=PRIMETIME BIG


Tonight on Primetime sports here on WEFC, NIT hilites of the West Virginia - N.C. State game, we'll also check out some signings in the NFL today, and take a look at Dale Jarrett testing at Martinsville.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Roanoke/March 4; :00


But first tonight, the Roanoke Express has waived goaltender Sylvain Careau.
The former Pensacola netminder was signed on March 4th and brought into camp to back up Dave Gagnon and his banged up knee, but his playing time was limited.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=Primetime Big


In his place the Express has picked up Matt Carmichael, who played major junior hockey in Ontario.
He practiced with the Express today at the Scope,and will likely be in uniform tomorrow night when the team skates against the Admirals.
Now your scores. GO TO SCORES
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SP-NIT


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#BB97-4
GRAPHIC=NIT


The second round of the N.I.T. tipped off tonight at a couple of on-campus sites including reynolds coliseum in Raleigh as N.C. State hosted West Virginia.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Raleigh, NC/ESPN; :00


The Pack fans were ready for this one, but so were the Mountaineer players.
West Virginia led by one at halftime, and then went up by as many as 11 in the second half thanks to plays like this one from Jared West.
But State would come back as it has all year long. Ishua Benjamin strokes the three pointer from the left side to get State back within four points at the 6 minute mark.
State would have a shot to tie the game and send it to overtime with a
SUPER=33-West Virginia/76/N.C. State/73;

three, but Benjamin's shot bounces off and West Virginia escapes with the 76-to-73 win.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=hold nit


The Mountaineers next face Florida State, a 68-to-63 winner over Michigan State tonight.

SP-Grbac


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-2
GRAPHIC=Chiefs


In case any of you still weren;t convinced of the fact, their is proof that Elvis is not only alive but now a in Kansas City.
This morning Elvis Grbac, officially left the 49ers today and signed a five-year deal with the Chiefs.
The former Michigan standout is the
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Kansas City; :00


third straight former 49, to take over the Chiefs. He follows in the footsteps of Joe Montana and Steve Bono, but he's a Midwest native and could care less about leaving the Bay area.
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SOT
IN Q="You know it's...

((ELVIS GRBAC/SIGNS WITH CHIEFS:))
SUPER=01-Elvis Grbac/Signs With Chiefs; :00
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=...RESIDENCY HERE"
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SP-NFL


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-25
GRAPHIC=EAGLES


Elsewhere in the NFL this afternoon, the Eagles picked up a kicker from the Cowboys.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Philadelphia; :00


Chris Boniol leaves the Cowboys, because the Eagles have shown him the money.
The veteran place kicker signs a four year contract worth $2 point four million dollars.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=cardinals

Also, tonight the Cardinals released 14 year veteran quarterback Boomer Esaison.
Boomer, who is 35, started 8 games last season before being replaced by Kent Graham.

SP-Jarrett


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=10pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=ST5-26
GRAPHIC=Martinsville


And finally, Winston Cup points leader Dale Jarrett is testing at Martinsville Speedway this week.
The reason is simple, the Jarrett Team thinks this little track is the key to a big paycheck and the championship.
Steve Mason has more.
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IN Q=first audio
SUPER=03-Martinsville; :00
SUPER=01-Dale Jarrett/Has 9 Career Wins; :11
SUPER=01-Todd Parrott/Quality Care Ford Crew Chief; :56
SUPER=@Steve1; 1:06
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preview-boards


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=10
WRITER=amo
TAPE#bds
GRAPHIC=none


That's all for us-- but for more news in 30- minutes ...Here's what you'll
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dissolve to boards see on NEWS-7 at 11 over on WDBJ-7.
SUPER=x5024; Coming up at 11 Load
SUPER=76-Roanoke Ward System?


A Roanoke task force is looking into a modified ward system--
SUPER=77-City Council Elections;


The group is studying several plans that would elect some council members by wards, and others at- large.
SUPER=x5025; Coming up at 11 Stop
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=NONE

watching NEWS-7 Primetime, see you tomorrow, goodnight. Jean Jadhon will be along over on WDBJ-7 with the story. Thanks for