18:00-01

1-News-Head

ANCHOR=Keith

There may not be trouble in every school, but now there's a cop in every HIGH school in the county.
We'll talk with one of the officers on NEWS 7 at SIX.
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VO-NAT


And Southside soldiers reflect on the life and death contrasts they find in Bosnia.
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Sports-Head
ANCHOR=Mike


Tonight in sports, the Skins eye a former Cavalier football player, another Roanoke Valley coach steps down, the NCAA lienup on Your Hometown station is set for this week,
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VO-NAT eng#


and Duke assistant Tommy Amaker is set to take over as the new head coach at Seton Hall.
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WX-Head
TALENT=Robin
SS=None


Locally heavy rain is possible tonight in southwest Virginia. The latest forecast is coming up.

County-Schools


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-17
GRAPHIC=Roanoke County Seal


Students who break the law in Roanoke County High Schools face more than detention, they can now be arrested on the spot.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.


School officials announced today that a full time, armed police officer has been stationed at each of the County's four high schools for the past two weeks.
A school-based officer was involved in arresting 8 teens at Northside High School earlier this month, confiscating a handgun and marijuana.
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SOT 13:33:45
IN Q=It sends a message

((MICHAEL STOVALL, BOARD CHAIRMAN; IT SENDS A MESSAGE THAT IF YOU WISH TO DO DRUGS, ALCOHOL OR BRING WEAPONS OR COMMIT A FELONY OR MISDEMEANOR ON THE PROPERTY OF THE SCHOOL IN ROANOKE COUNTY, YOU'RE GOING TO BE ARRESTED.
SOT 13:38:27

MONTY WILLIAMS/WILLIAM BYRD RESOURCE OFFICER; IT'S BEEN REALLY GOOD, I'VE BEEN THERE TEN DAYS ACTUALLY ON THE JOB AND I'VE MADE 2 ARRESTS SO FAR SI I THINK THE NEED IS THERE.))
SUPER=01-Michael Stovall/School Board Chairman;
SUPER=01-Monty Williams/William Byrd Resource Officer; :14
RUNS=:20
OUT Q= need is there
ANCHOR=Keith
SS=Education


Stovall says having a full- time officer in school adds another level of authority, and takes pressure off teachers and administrators.

Bosnia-Troops


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-5
GRAPHIC=Peacekeepers


Training remains a large part of the daily routine for a Danville National Guard unit now in Bosnia.
Teresa Hamilton reports-- the unit's also prepared for battle.
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SOT
IN Q=It's a
SUPER=03-Bosnia; :06
SUPER=01-Maj. Jon Page/National Guard Member; :14
SUPER=@Teresa1; :32
SUPER=01-Chris Bennett/National Guard Member; :50
RUNS=1:11
OUT Q=Hamilton, NEWS 7.
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SOT
IN Q=It's a

((MAJ. JON PAGE/NATIONAL GUARDSMAN:IT'S A VERY PRETTY PLACE, IF YOU LOOK THROUGH THE DESTRUCTION. ))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=the destruction.


Major Jon Page arrived in Bosnia about two weeks ago but it apparently took little time for the war ravaged country to make an impression.
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11:05:34
SOT
IN Q=The sad

((MAJ. JON PAGE/NATIONAL GUARDSMAN:THE SAD THING IS THE NUMBER OF FRESH GRAVES THAT ARE HERE. IT'S VERY REPRESENTATIVE OF WHAT THIS COUNTRY IS GOING THROUGH, I THINK THE BRIGHT SIDE OF IT IS THAT THE CHILDREN HERE ARE RUNNING AROUND THE STREETS WITH THEIR SMILING FACES THAT'S THE FUTURE. ))
RUNS=:18
OUT Q=the future.

take su
The Danville National Guard unit is there to maintain that peace but the group's also been trained for battle. end su nat sound:
RUNS=:02


If a NATO unit needs to zero in on a particular target, it's the Danville unit's responsibility to identify the correct location.
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10:12:08
SOT
IN Q=I'm sure

((CHRIS BENNETT/NATIONAL GUARDSMAN: I'M SURE THERE'S GOING TO BE SOME CONFLICTS, AT LEAST, SOME SMALL SKIRMISHES, BUT WE'RE HOPING THEY ARE GOING TO STAY CALM, AT LEAST, TO A CERTAIN EXTENT.))
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=extent.


Whatever happens, the group will have ample time to make a difference, they're expected to remain overseas for another seven months.
Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7.

Va-Militia


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-9
GRAPHIC=None


As Danville's Guard unit settles into life in Bosnia, a militia group back home has some words of warning.
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VO-NAT


The Virginia Citizens Militia says it's an umbrella network representing scores of local militia groups statewide.
Its message to Virginians serving in the military is: do NOT leave the country... serving overseas is a trap from the New World Order.
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


A spokesman says its NOT a one way street -- the militia gets regular mail from Guard and Reserve members.
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SOT 22:29:45
IN Q=I hadn't

((DONALD DOYLE/VA. CITIZENS MILITIA: I HADN'T HEARD ANYONE THAT SAID YES I'M GETTING OUT RIGHT NOW. I'VE HEARD THAT YES MY ENLISTMENT WILL BE UP IN SIX MONTHS, EIGHT MONTHS, AND I'M GETTING OUT FOR THIS AND WILL BE JOINING YOU GUYS. I GET QUITE A BIT OF THAT MAIL.))
SUPER=01-Donald Doyle/Va. Citizens Militia;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=that mail.
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**Keith on ENG**
The greater concern of the Virginia Militia is the foreign troops training at U.S. bases.
Doyle's afraid they'll be used against U.S. citizens.
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SOT 22:27:38
IN Q=And quite

((DONALD DOYLE/VA. CITIZENS MILITIA: AND QUITE FRANKLY I'M VERY VERY GREATLY AFRAID THAT THE DAY THAT STARTS, ALL HECK'S GONNA BREAK LOOSE IN THIS COUNTRY. CAUSE I KNOW THAT THERE'S A LOT OF MILITIA GROUPS THAT SAY THE MOMENT UNITED NATIONS OR FOREIGN TROOPS HIT THE STREETS AND START HITTING PEOPLES' HOMES AND CARS, DON'T WORRY ABOUT SOCIAL SECURITY BEING SOLVENT, DON'T WORRY ABOUT RETIRING, BECAUSE IT'S TIME TO LOCK AND LOAD.))
SUPER=01-Donald Doyle/Va. Citizens Militia;
RUNS=:21
OUT Q=lock and load.
TALENT=Keith
SS=None


The U.S. Department of the Army says that foreign troops from allied and friendly nations ARE training in the U.S. on grants from the U.S. government.
It also says Guard members and Reservists are indispensable to foreign peace keeping missions.

Tamraz-Contribution


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-13
GRAPHIC=Democrats


President Clinton's money troubles have leaked into Virginia politics.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Paris/Yesterday;


Virginia Democrats are returning 100- thousand dollars a Lebanese-born oil executive donated in 1995.
IF Roger Tamraz's money bought him any access, it was to President Clinton -- NOT in Virginia.
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SOT 20:23:09
IN Q=Maybe once

((MAYBE ONCE STANDING IN LINE I SAID I'M WORKING ON A PIPELINE AND IT'S GONNA BRING HALF A MILLION JOBS TO AMERICANS AND HE SAID GOOD FOR YOU. GOOD LUCK. AND THAT'S ABOUT IT.))
SUPER=01-Roger Tamraz/Democratic Contributor;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=about it.
TALENT=Keith
SS=Democrats


Virginia Democrats say they're returning the cash to set a higher standard for state politics.
Party chairwoman Sue Wrenn says Republican candidate for governor Jim Gilmore should return 275- thousand dollars national donors thought they were contributing to Senate campaigns around the country.

Martin


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#597-08
GRAPHIC=Raleigh Martin


A Halifax County man convicted of killing his wife and another couple has been spared the death penalty.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Halifax/File Tape;


A Halifax County judge today sentenced Raleigh Dean Martin to life in prison plus 48- years.
Martin was convicted last year of shooting and killing his wife, Marion, at their home.
Prosecutors say the same night, Martin killed a couple who lived nearby.
Joseph Siffert, Junior and his girlfriend Barbara Hackney were found dead in their home.
Authorities say the couple's infant daughter was also in the house, but wasn't harmed.
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Henry-Shooting


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Shooting


Henry County authorities are investigating a late night shooting.
Sheriff's investigators say the victim, a man between 20 and 30 years old, was discovered around 11- thirty last night.
He had been shot several times.
Authorities say the man was found dead on Valentine Court, a subdivision located in Henry County.
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ANCHOR=Keith
SS=NONE


Still to come on News 7 at Six-- a Roanoke woman who was once homeless says it can happen to anyone--now she's working to help others who are living on the streets.
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VO-NAT


and he helped build one of this area's best known retail chains--all the while making quiet contributions to the community. We'll remember the late George Cartledge.
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Cartledge


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=lbe
TAPE#97-10
GRAPHIC=George Cartledge


One of the last of a generation of Roanoke Valley power brokers has passed away.
George Cartledge Senior died Sunday at the age of 87.
Len Besthoff reports.
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IN Q=George
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George Cartledge Senior was among the last of an older generation of Roanoke Valley business leaders that charted its growth.
G- Frank Clement, who once led Shenandoah Life Insurance, was part of a group including Cartledge that met weekly.
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SOT 05:52:55
IN Q=We talked

((G. FRANK CLEMENT/CARTLEDGE FRIEND: WE TALKED ABOUT ALL SORTS OF PROJECTS THAT WERE GOOD FOR ROANOKE AND QUITE A FEW GOOD IDEAS DEVELOPED THERE AND WE GOT BEHIND EM AND PUSHED EM AND THEY CAME INTO BEING.))
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=into being.


Cartledge was perhaps best known for buying Grand Piano and Furniture in 1945 and building it into one of the top chains in the U-S, famous for its customer greeting.
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SOT 02:49:33
IN Q=Welcome

((SALESMAN: WELCOME TO GRAND, ENJOY A COKE.))
RUNS=:02
OUT Q=a Coke.


Though a private man, Cartledge performed many public deeds.
He helped numerous projects like Center in the Square, the Rescue Mission, and more recently, the fundraising campaign for the Hotel Roanoke renovation that Tom Robertson chaired.
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SOT 04:55:54
IN Q=In the instance

((TOM ROBERTSON/CARILION: IN THE INSTANCE OF RENEW ROANOKE HE CALLED ME THE DAY WE MADE THE ANNOUNCEMENT AND SAID THAT GRAND PIANO AND THE CARTLEDGE FAMILY PERSONALLY WANTED TO PLAY A KEY ROLE AND WOULD DO ANYTHING THEY COULD TO MAKE IT SUCCESSFUL AND THEY FOLLOWED THAT WITH A VERY GENEROUS CONTRIBUTION, AND MORE IMPORTANTLY I THINK JUST HIS LEADERSHIP HELPED US GET THE MOMENTUM ESTABLISHED.))
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=momentum established.


Cartledge said "You have to put more into business, into the community, into living than you take out."
George Cartledge Senior, dead at 87.
Len Besthoff, News-7.

Homeless


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6 p.m.
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#97-3
GRAPHIC=None


Five years ago, Lynn Owens was going to college and working two part- time jobs in Roanoke.
She was also homeless.
Today, she's part of a new city team reaching out to those living on the streets.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Owens is a member of the new Homeless Assistance Team, or HAT.
City officials, along with Roanoke Area Ministries, are working together to support HAT's efforts.
But Owens says the homeless are often hard to identify.
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SOT 10:37:51
IN Q=So many people

((LYNN OWENS/HOMELESS ASSISTANCE TEAM MEMBER: SO MANY PEOPLE HAVE THE IDEA THAT THE HOMELESS IS THE DRUNK AND THE ADDICT, AND THAT'S WHERE THEY WANT TO BE. THEY WANT THIS KIND OF LIFE. AND THAT'S NOT TRUE. THAT'S WHAT I WANT TO MAKE MORE PEOPLE AWARE OF. IT CAN HAPPEN TO ANYBODY-- YOUR NEXT DOOR NEIGHBOR, WHICH IS WHAT I AM-- I WAS YOUR NEXT DOOR NEIGHBOR, AND I BECAME HOMELESS. ))
SUPER=01-Lynn Owens/Homeless Assistance Team Member;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=i became homeless
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VO-NAT


The HAT program is being funded through a three- year, 400- thousand dollar federal grant.
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Drowning


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tal
TAPE#97-2
GRAPHIC=Drowning


Authorities have identified the man who plunged off the Peppers Ferry bridge in Fairlawn as 81 year- old James Marshall Neese of Pulaski.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Fairlawn/Thursday;


Neese jumped off the bridge last Thursday.
Rescue teams used boats and divers to continue their search for his body throughout the weekend.
A crew of Radford Arsenal firefighters finally found it yesterday in the McCoy area.
Investigators are calling Neese's death a suicide.
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Mercer-Slaying


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=Shooting


A West Virginia man accused of shooting his parents to death as they slept was arrested today in Hillsville.
A driver spotted 21 year old James Drake walking along the northbound lanes of Interstate 77 and called police.
Drake's sister, Lisa, told police he shot their parents early yesterday, hours after arguing with them over an automated bank card that Drake had stolen from one of his sisters.
Drake is being held in the Carroll County jail.

Stocks


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#=None
GRAPHIC=NONE


On Wall Street today more fears about rising interest rates, following a government report showing a jump in February housing starts.
The Dow dropped 59 points.
NASDAQ was down 10 points.
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RUNS=:25
SUPER=x5005;


Boty-Supers


ANCHOR=keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=spr
TAPE#97-7
GRAPHIC=None


The Botetourt County Board of Supervisors decided against burning a bridge... and instead voted to save one.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


Board members unanimously accepted a VDOT proposal that calls for the rebuilding of the 43- Y bridge in Eagle Rock.
The decision came much to the delight of town residents.
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(((CLAPPING)))
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**Keith on ENG**
SUPER=04-File Tape;


Under the agreement, the state and county will split the cost to replace the structure... estimated between 2 and 3 million dollars.
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SOT 9:38:17
IN Q=I don't

((DEE DEE BRUCE/EAGLE ROCK RESIDENT: I DON'T FEEL LIKE THIS COULD HAVE... WE COULD HAVE ACCOMPLISHED THIS IF THE WHOLE TOWN WASN'T BEHIND IT. IT WASN'T A ONE PERSON THING. IT WAS THE WHOLE TOWN DOING IT. THIS JUST GOES TO SHOW WHAT THE HEART IS LIKE IN EAGLE ROCK BECAUSE WE STICK TOGETHER. ))
SUPER=01-Dee Dee Bruce/Eagle Rock Resident;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=stick together
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VO-NAT


Despite the victory, it could take 2 to 3 years before the new bridge is built.
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L'burg-Council


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-8
GRAPHIC=Lynchburg Seal


Lynchburg is still in dire need of more recreational facilities, according to a parks and recreation study released today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lynchburg


City council learned it could cost more than ten million dollars over the next several years to provide more athletic fields and recreational programs.
Vice mayor Bob Davenport suggested a short- term solution: take the
SUPER=04-July 1995; :13

1-point-2 million dollars the city got in federal emergency money for the 1995 floods, and spend it on new fields.
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SOT 2:05:05
IN Q=Here is an

((BOB DAVENPORT/LYNCHBURG COUNCIL MEMBER: HERE IS AN IMMEDIATE AMOUNT OF MONEY THAT CAN BE USED TO START IMPLEMENTING THIS RECREATION AND PARKS PLAN THAT WE HAVE BEFORE US AND I WOULD LIKE TO THROW THAT OUT FOR THE PUBLIC TO CHEW ON.))
SUPER=01-Bob Davenport/Lynchburg Council Member; :00
RUNS=:16
OUT Q=to chew on.
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VO-NAT


Study members say there are no quick and easy solutions to the problem.
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SOT 2:07:09
IN Q=Beyond that

((MARK GIONET/RECREATIONAL STUDY CHAIRMAN: BEYOND THAT YOU REALLY HAVE TO LOOK AT WHAT'S THE QUICKEST WAY WE CAN BRING UP AND ON LINE A NEW FIELD AND A NEW FACILITY AND THE QUICKEST WAY TO DO THAT PROBABLY IS TO PUT ONE ON A SITE THAT YOU ALREADY OWN.))
SUPER=01-Mark Gionet/Recreations Study Chairman; :00
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=you already own.
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VO-NAT


No immediate action was taken during today's work session.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#SPORTS TEASE
GRAPHIC=NONE


Coming up tonight in sports, a buffet of items from Tommy Amaker's hiring at Duke to a court date for Jose, to this week's NCAA lineup on WDBJ,
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VO-NAT eng#


to some amazing, uplifting news for J.T. Snow.
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S-Amaker


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ST5-26
GRAPHIC=ACC


The ACC had a tough time in the NCAA tournament last week, but today one of the league's top young assistant coaches was rewarded for his hard work with a job in the bigtime.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=04-NCAA; :00


Duke's Tommy Amaker, who served as assistant coach under Mike Krzyzewski for the past nine years was named the new head coach at Seton Hall today.
He will officially be introduced tomorrow as the replacement for the fired George Slaney.
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S-NCAA


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=FINAL FOUR


The broadcast schedule for the for upcoming NCAA tournament games in the sweet 16 is all set.
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pinnacle board - 18085
Thursday night at 7:30 the action gets underway from San Antonio as Minnesota

takes on the Clemson Tigers.
That game will be followed by the Kentucky - St. Joe's game from San Jose.
Of course you will also get some bonus coverage of the other two games that night.
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pinnacle board -
Then on Friday night you'll get to see Kansas battle Arizona in the opener at 7:30 from Birmingham.
The late game has the North Carolina Tarheels hooking up with Cal.
You'll also see some of the Providence-UT Chattanooga game.
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S-NIT


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-27
GRAPHIC=NIT


The Florida State Seminoles and West Virginia Mountaineers have advanced to the NIT quarterfinals where they will next meet.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Raleigh, NC/ESPN; :00


West Virginia overcame a rowdy Reynolds Coliseum crowd and a stubborn N.C. State team to beat the Wolfpack 76-to-73. State trailed by 11 in the second half but had a chance to tie at the buzzer.
SUPER=03-Tallahassee, FL;


In Tallahassee last night the Florida State Seminoles kept the ACC torch alive with a 66-to-63 win over Michigan State. This is the first time the Noles have advanced to the NITs final 8.
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S-AAU


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S7-1
GRAPHIC=AAU


Virginia Amateur Sports has teamed up with Virginia AAU to form Star City Hoops and Martinsville Madness on April first and second to showcase local high school talent against the Russian junior national team.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/High School State Championships; :00


Liberty high school standout Raymond "peanut" Arrington, who just led the Minutemen to the Group AA state championship, will join teammate Robert Carson and 10 other local products in two games against the Russian boys national team.
Guard Travis Cantrell, a member of the Group A state champion Floyd County Buffaloes, will also play on the Virginia select 17 and under team.
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ANCHOR=MIke
SS=Hold AAU


Patrick Henry's Boo Battle and Blacksburg's Phillip Klaus are on Virginia Select roster as well. The Games will be played at Cave Spring and Martinsville high schools. For game times call 1-800-333-8274.

S-Franklin


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#BB97-4
GRAPHIC=High School Hoops


In other local hoops news; Calvin Preston has resigned as the Franklin County boys basketball coach.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Salem; :00


Preston's main reason for stepping down was that he wants to spend more time with his family. There are five teams in the Roanoke Valley District, and Calvin's departure makes him the fifth RVD coach to resign in the last two years. A replacement has not been named at this time.
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SS=Hometown Hoops Weekly


Don't forget, tomorrow, we will highlight the Floyd County and Liberty state championship wins in the Hometown Hoops Weekly season finale.

S-Skins


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#RS96-1
GRAPHIC=REDSKINS


The Washington Redskins entertained Houston Oilers veteran free agent Chris Dishman today.
They would like to team the all-pro with Darrell Green at cornerback if they lose Tom Carter.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=04-NFL; :00


The Redskins are also looking at veteran quarterback Don Majkowski as their backup quarterback.
The Redskins are looking for a veteran to stand behind Gus Frerotte.
They also plan to interview former Oakland quarterback Jeff Hostetler.
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S-Mesa


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S6-28
GRAPHIC=INDIANS


Cleveland Indians pitcher Jose Mesa was back in court today and this afternoon he picked a mild victory
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Cleveland, OH; :00


as the judge trying the case granted Mesa and his attorney's request to have his sex and weapons charges tried separately.
Two women have charged Mesa and another defendant with improperly touching them after meeting in a Cleveland nightclub last December.
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S-Snow


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=S6-25
GRAPHIC=None
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VO-NAT Wipe to #eng
SUPER=03-Scottsdale, AZ; :00


Here's an encouraging diamond note. San Francisco Giants first baseman J.T. Snow, who suffered a fractured left eye socket after being hit by a Randy Johnson pitch six days ago; has been cleared to resume workouts following an examination by an opthamalogist. Snow's initial workouts will include conditioning, fielding ,throwing, swinging a bat, running and footwork drills.
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Promo
ANCHOR=Keith
(toss to Jean)
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=
TAPE#Promo


Roanoke has set aside 5 million dollars for a new interchange on Interstate 581.
The new exit would relieve congestion on Hershberger Road and funnel traffic directly to Valley View Mall.
Double Boxes=Keith and Jean/Newsroom


Jean Jadhon is in the newsroom-- Jean, not everyone's happy about this plan?
Live=Jean Full/Newsroom
SUPER=@Jean1;


Keith, some parents of Huff Lane schoolchildren are worried about the proposed interchange.
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VO-NAT


They say the way the road is planned now, it'll come too close to the school-- and cause a safety problem for teachers and students.
Parents and teachers will learn more about the road plans at a meeting tonight.
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Talent=Jean Full/Newsroom


We'll have the story, plus all the latest news, weather, and sports tonight on News 7 at 11. Keith?
Talent=Keith


And for the region's first TEN O'clock newscast, Take Prime Time Board Fullscreen watch News-7 Prime Time on W-E-F-C.
It's on Channel 38 "over the air," and on a lot of cable systems--we're on Cable Channel 19 in Martinsville. And don't forget to tune in to News 7 at 11, right here on W-D-B-J. Talent=Keith