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ANCHOR=Jean
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WRITER=JJA
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Coming up-
Will Doug Wilder endorse a candidate for Governor?
We'll hear what he's saying.
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VO-NAT


A bus carrying seniors crashes killing 43 people.
The latest from investigators on the plane crash that killed John Denver.
And a jet powered car breaks the sound barrier.
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News 7 is next.

Wilder


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-71
GRAPHIC=NEWS-7 AT 11


Good Evening, I'm Jean Jadhon.
SS=campaign 97


Jim Gilmore and Don Beyer are both fighting for the middle in Virginia's governor's race.
SS=wilder


But the man that's squarely there isn't giving up the space.
Former Governor Doug Wilder held his counsel tonight in his weekly radio show -- but NOT his tongue.
Ellen Qualls reports.
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(( A calller named Reggie summed it up.
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((two white guys ))
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But it's clear that NEITHER of these white guys is talking exactly the talk the nation's first elected black governor wants to hear yet.
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(( crumbling schools ))
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((bandwagon ))
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And both could have learned something from the master.
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(( ))
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So will Wilder finally come back to the Democratic fold -- and they hope bring his flock?]
One still can't tell.
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((stop voting party ))
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(( i hope i dont' let anybody down. ))
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eq, news 7 Richmond.))

Bus-Plunge


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#NET-B
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A senior citizens outing turned tragic when a tour bus plunged down a ravine.
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SUPER=03-Quebec, Canada;


43 of the 48 people aboard are dead.
The bus was carrying tourists in Quebec- when it apparently swerved off a bridge and landed on its side.
Rescuers managed to reach five survivors inside the mangled wreckage.
They are all in critical condition.
Police say there were no skid marks on the road- suggesting faulty brakes may be to blame.
The bus was carrying the seniors to a vacation island known for its fall
(fo-lee-ige) foliage.


The accident falls on a national holiday -Canadian Thanksgiving.
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Denver


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#NET-A
GRAPHIC=NONE


Investigators say the small experimental plane John Denver was flying did have a good safety record.
But they still have no idea what caused the crash that killed Denver.
Jonathan Freed has more.
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SUPER=01-Carolyn Pearl/Witness; 24
SUPER=01-George Petterson/Nat'l. Transportation Safety Bd.; 50-53!
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SUPER=01-Jonathan Freed/Reporting; 1:30
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OUT Q=Pacific Grove, California."
(That voice --- of singer-songwriter John Denver was silenced yesterday when

the experimental plane he was flying alone-- crashed off the shore of California's Monterey Bay.
The sheriff's department says Denver was flying about 100-yards away from the coastline when something appeared to go wrong.
CAROLYN PEARL, WITNESS: WE WERE JUST WATCHING IT AND ALL OF A SUDDEN THERE WAS A POP AND A POPPING SOUND AND IT KIND OF WENT UP A LITTLE BIT AND ABSOLUTELY STRAIGHT DOWN -- NOT SPIRALLING-- JUST ABSOLUTELY STRAIGHT DOWN --THEN IT DISAPPEARED BEHIND THE ROCK. Just this Saturday, Denver had his new plane painted in nearby Santa Maria. These pictures were snapped by an employee of the paint shop. federal crash experts are sifting through the wreckage of the experimental aircraft-- that shattered upon hitting the water from 500-feet.
GEORGE PETTERSON/NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD: THE PLANE HAD A GOOD SAFETY RECORD. The singer-- born Henry John Deutschendorf jJnior--changed his real name to match his favorite Colorado city and embarked on his solo career in 1969. His easy-going manner was welcomed around the globe and on the silver screen.
THE MOVIE-CAREER WAS SHORT-LIVED BUT THE MUSIC WASN'T. JOHN DENVER WAS ALWAYS ABOUT MUSIC SAYING... ONCE IT IS THE SINGLE THING THAT BRINGS PEOPLE TOGETHER. JONATHAN FREED, CBS NEWS, PACIFIC GROVE CALIFORNIA.))

Bramblett


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#597-38
SS=bramblett


The Commonwealth versus Earl Conrad Bramblett gets underway tomorrow.
The evidence in the capital murder trial is as diverse as it is complex.
It promises to be the most bizarre and maybe the longest murder case ever tried in Roanoke County.
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VO-NAT


Three years ago, Teresa Hodges was found strangled; the other three family members shot in the head, and the house set on fire.
Bramblett became friendly with the hodges.
He practically LIVED at their home.
At one point Bramblett told police he was the last person to see Blaine, Teresa and the girls alive.
More recently he said he was being framed by police.
It's all circumstantial evidence, but there's a lot of it.
The attorneys will begin to pick a jury in the afternoon.
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L'burg-Schools


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-69
GRAPHIC=l'burg seal


Some Lynchburg parents tonight got their first look at a proposal to extend the academic year in some elementary schools.
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VO-NAT
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The first of a dozen informational sessions on the plan was held at Sandusky Elementary School.
One option would be to discard the traditional summer vacation and have children attend school in nine- week blocks, with three weeks off in between.
Students who are falling behind could use those three weeks to catch up with their class.
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((DR. ROGER JONES/L'BURG CITY SCHOOLS: THE BOTTOM LINE FOR US IS REGARDLESS OF THE PHILOSOPHY THE STANDARDS OF LEARNING ARE THERE, THE STANDARDS OF ACCREDITING SCHOOLS ARE THERE, AND WE'RE GOING TO HAVE SCHOOLS THAT WITHIN JUST ABOUT TWO YEARS, WILL BE ACCREDITED OR PROVISIONALLY ACCREDITED OR ACCREDITED WITH WARNING BASED ON HOW STUDENTS DO ON STATE ASSESSMENTS.))
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VO-NAT


Jones says nothing has been finalized--
A decision on whether to extend the school year will be based heavily on the results of a parent- teacher survey.
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Tease#1



ANCHOR=Jean
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If someone you love is pregnant, this might be your idea of a fairy godmother... the story next on NEWS-7 at 11.
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VO-NAT


And in hopes of preventing accidents on campus--
Pedestrians at Virginia Tech are signing pledges to look both ways before crossing...
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Colonial-Downs


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-65
GRAPHIC=OTB


Supporters of off-track betting in Southwestern Virginia are hoping for high voter turnout to make it to the winner's circle.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Richmond/Last Month;


Next month, voters in Roanoke and Martinsville will decide whether they want an off track betting parlor like this one in Richmond.
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The president of the new Colonial Downs race track was in Roanoke trying to improve the odds.
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((O.J. PETERSON/COLONIAL DOWNS PRESIDENT; THE GUBERNATORIAL ELECTION NORMALLY IS A HIGH TURNOUT ELECTION IN VIRGINIA, THIS ONE SEEMS TO BE SORT OF A DEAD HEAT, I DON'T KNOW IF IT'S GOING TO BE A HIGH TURNOUT OR NOT, BUT WE THINK WE'LL FARE WELL EITHER WAY, BUT WE'LL FARE BETTER WITH A HIGH TURNOUT THAN WITH A LOW TURNOUT.))
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VO-NAT


Supporters say an off track betting parlor would bring 150 jobs, and millions of dollars in revenue.
So far there hasn't been any organized opposition in the Roanoke area.
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Doulas


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#97-68
GRAPHIC=Pregnancy


Maternity patients at Roanoke's Community Hospital will soon have access to "Doulas."
It's an ancient Greek word-- referring to a woman experienced in childbirth, offering support throughout the labor process.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :


Carilion Health System is now getting in on the act-- providing classes and certification for Doulas, and matching them with expectant mothers.
Doulas don't provide medical care. They help a woman relax and concentrate on the task at hand.
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SOT 12:42:13
IN Q=She can

((SHARON PARKER/DIRECTOR OF WOMEN'S HEALTH SERVICES: SHE CAN EXPECT THE DOULA TO PROVIDE CONTINUOUS BEDSIDE CARE FOR HER, TO LISTEN TO HER, TO PROVIDE COMFORT TECHNIQUES, TO HELP CLARIFY SOME OF THE INFORMATION THAT'S GIVEN TO HER FROM A CAREGIVER. ))
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=Pregnancy


Studies find when doulas attend births-- labors are shorter, with fewer complications.
The program is expected at Roanoke's Community Hospital by January.

Pedestrian-Safety


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#97--66
GRAPHIC=virginia tech


At least 30 students have been hit by cars this year while walking and riding bikes around the Virginia Tech campus...
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Blacksburg


The statistic is causing concern that students are treading on dangerous ground.
Booths were set up at locations on campus.
Students signed a pledge-- promising to follow safety rules including walking in designated cross walks.
Organizers say when pledge cards are signed, there's an obligation to keep the promise.
Some Tech students say they've had too many close calls-- with moving vehicles.
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IN Q=Cars usually

((SHANNON STANLEY/JUNIOR:CARS USUALLY DON'T STOP VERY OFTEN. I MEAN SOME OF THEM DO BUT SOME OF THEM JUST RUN RIGHT THROUGH AND IT'S JUST HARD TO TELL IF THEY'RE GOING TO STOP FOR YOU OR NOT.))
SUPER=01-Shannon Stanley/Virginia Tech Junior;
RUNS=:09
OUT Q=or not
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VO-NAT


Sponsors printed 20-thousand pledge cards.
They hope more than half of them are signed.
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Jewish-Holidays


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-67
GRAPHIC=None


This is the time of year for many Jewish holidays.
And this week Jews throughout the world prepare for the harvest festival Sukkot (soo-coat).
Tina Tenret checked in with a Jewish community in Danville taking part.
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SUPER=07-Jo Ann Howard; :18
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((Children at Temple Beth Sholom are decorating a sukkah (suh-cah)-- a temporary shelter, adorned with vegetables and fruit.
Many families will eat in the sukkah, outside under the stars to commemorate the Jewish trek through the wilderness.
The small number of Jewish families in Danville have seen signs of intolerance.
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SOT 17:00:23
IN Q=There are times

((JO ANN HOWARD: THERE ARE TIMES PEOPLE SAY UNKIND THINGS AND OFTEN TIMES, PEOPLE MIGHT LEAVE A NOTE HERE AT THE TEMPLE THAT IS UNKIND. BUT IN ANY AREA, THERE ARE PEOPLE THAT ARE GOING TO BE PREJUDICE AGAINST SOMETHING. IT REALLY ISN'T AS BAD HERE IN DANVILLE AS IT COULD BE.))
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OUT Q=as it could be


The High Holy Days are now over.
The temple's sanctuary is white -- for purity.
Solemn prayer marked Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.
Followed by Yom Kippur, a day of fasting for one's sins.
One year, when Rosh Hashanah conflicted with the first day of public school, the school board would not change the date, so Jewish students missed the first day of classes.
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SOT
IN Q=Some children say

((TINA TENRET/NEWS7: SOME CHILDREN SAY EVEN THEIR TEACHERS DON'T KNOW ABOUT THE JEWISH HOLIDAYS. THE RABBI SUGGESTS PUTTING A MENORAH IN THE CLASSROOM -- ALONGSIDE THE CHRISTMAS TREE -- SO JEWISH STUDENTS FEEL LIKE THEY BELONG.))
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IN Q=I used to go to

((DAWNE HOWARD/JEWISH STUDENT: I USED TO GO TO CHURCH WITH MY FRIENDS SOMETIMES AND THEY DIDN'T UNDERSTAND WHAT IT MEANT TO BE JEWISH. THEY WERE CONVINCED THAT THEY'D CONVERT ME TO CHRISTIANITY WHICH THEY NEVER DID.))
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OUT Q=they never did


Six-year-old Sam Fraifeld explains the sabbath to his classmates.
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((SAM FRAIFELD/JEWISH STUDENT: IT'S A JEWISH HOLIDAY AND IT COMES EVERY FRIDAY AND IT'S A DAY OF REST.))
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Jews in Southside Virginia say they form a close-knit family. With about 50 Jewish families, they hope their neighbors of other religions will make them feel at home.
Tina Tenret, News7, Danville))

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The Harp Ensemble returns from a trip to a Sister City-- and you'll never guess what they missed.
But first on NEWS-7 11...
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VO-NAT


Not everyone was celebrating the holiday marking the discovery of America.
A Columbus statue was vandalized in Pennslyvania.
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((I DON'T CARE IF THE PERSON IS 12, 13 OR 14, THEY DID THIS ACT. I WANT THE NAME AND I WANT THE PUBLIC TO KNOW THERE'S A PUNISHMENT FOR THIS TYPE OF ACTION. ))
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Columbus


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#net-c
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On this day to remember Christopher Columbus-
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Pittsburgh;


vandals strike a Columbus statue in Pittsburgh.
The 50- foot statue was hit with Christmas ornaments filled with red paint- the words "stolen land" and "murderer" were scrawled across the front.
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SOT 14:06:47
IN Q=

((BOB O'CONNOR/PITTSBURGH CITY COUNCIL SOMEBODY PUT A LOT OF THINKING INTO THIS. THEY ACTUALLY HAD CHRISTMAS BULBS FILLED WITH RED PAINT AND SPRAY PAINT SO IT'S JUST NOT THE SOMEONE WHO WALKED BY DECIDED TO DO DAMAGE THIS WAS WELL PLANNED.))
SUPER=01-Bob O'Connor/Pittsburgh City Council;
RUNS=:10
OUT Q=THIS WAS WELL PLANNED."
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An Italian American organization- the Sons of Columbus is offering a reward in the case.
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harp-ensemble


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=afr
TAPE#97-62
GRAPHIC=None


After ten days in Korea--
A group of Roanoke County students arrived home today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./1995;


The young harpists were PLUCKED out of school for a ten day trip overseas.
While in Korea, the students and their parents played in schools and churches all over the country.
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SOT 4:15:31
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((DEBORAH HAYNES/PARENT: THE KIDS WERE TREATED LIKE-- WE DESCRIBE IT AS BEATLEMANIA. ))
SUPER=01-Deborah Haynes/Parent
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OUT Q=beatlemania
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VO-NAT


The American students were surprised to learn that Korean schoolchildren go to school for 12 hours every day.
One Virginia student says a week and a half away from home was enough for her.
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SOT 4:16:17
IN Q=VISIT BURGER KING!

((What is the first thing you are going to do now that you are back in Virginia? TARAH HAYNES/HARPIST: VISIT BURGER KING! Why's that is the food a little different. I LIKE IT, BUT I WAS KIND OF CRAVING A HAMBURGER. ))
SUPER=01-Tarah Haynes/Harpist; :04
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OUT Q=CRAVING A HAMBURGER
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VO-NAT


The Harp Ensemble set up three new "sister-school" programs for Roanoke County while it was overseas.
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Forecasts
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S-Score


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#EXTRA
GRAPHIC=NONE


The New AP high school football polls are out tonight, George Washington high school is in danger of forfeiting three wins, Steve Mason checks in from Charlottesville where the Cavs have now won two in row.
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But first a fast "Extra Point." This afternoon in the Nevada desert Andy Green, a British driver became the first man ever to break the sound barrier on land.
Green roared across the Black Rock desert at 764.168 mph.
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WIPE TO SCORES
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Overtime/;
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Games/;
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OC-...LAST SCORE."
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GO TO BREAK

S-Orioles


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-18
GRAPHIC=O'S/INDIANS


The Baltimore Orioles were on the verge of elimination tonight as they battled Cleveland in game five of American League championship series.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Cleveland/Fox-MLB; :00


Davey Johnson's Birds were down 3 games to one coming into tonight.
But Gerronimo Berroa would stake them to a 2-to-nothing lead in the third on this single to right center field.
Chris Hoiles and Brady Anderson score.
SUPER=35-Baltimore/4/Cleveland/2;


And that's all the O's would need as they win it 4-to-2.
Tribe now leads the series 3 games to 2.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=BRAVES/MARLINS


The Braves will try to stay alive in the NL series tomorrow night in Atlanta in game six.

S-VHSL


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-15
GRAPHIC=VHSL LOGO


The new Associated Press Top 10 high school football polls are out tonight.
SS=FFE LOGO


This week 11 different teams from the Friday Football Extra coverage area are ranked.
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(( The Fleming Colonels had last week off, and they remain number two in the Triple-A poll.
This week the Colonels host Pulaski which moves into the poll in the 10 spot tied with Patrick Henry.
Jefferson Forest moves into the 10 spot in the Group Two-A poll this week.
The Cavs play Brookville this Friday. The Bees & Cavs along with Carroll, Alleghany, Heritage and Tunstall give this side of the state six spots in the poll.
Radford held Giles' legendary single wing to just 34 yards last Friday night.
The Bobcats remain tenth in the Single A ranking this week, with Rural Retreat 7th again.))
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S-Danville


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB97-1
GRAPHIC=DANVILLE


One of the perennial Triple-A powers, George Washington high school out of Danville will find out tomorrow if it must forfeit three of its wins from this season.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=04-Friday Football Extra; :00


School administrators say the problem is not grade related, but rather one involving residency.
Sources tell News 7 Sports that a transfer student from Pittsylvania County failed to establish his home in the city of Danville. That's OK as long as he pays an out of system tuition, which he did not.
The player was held out of this past Friday's win over Albemarle.
If the ruling goes against GW, the Eagles will have to forfeit three wins.
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S-Kordell


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


The Pittsburgh Steelers got their fourth win of the year last night as they beat the Colts 24 to 22. Today the team got some good injury news concerning Kordell Stewart.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Pittsburgh/TNT; :00


Stewart suffered a mild concussion last night after taking this not so mild hit from Colts linebacker Quinton Coryatt.
Stewart was dazed and didn't play the second half. He should be ready for this coming weekend's game with the Bengals.
He'll be re-examined later in the week.
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S-NFL


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=SAINTS


The New Orleans Saints have had enough of Heath Shuler,at least for the time being.
Head coach Mike DItka announced tonight that rookie Danny Wuerffel will get his first start against the Panthers.
SS=RAMS


And the St. Louis Rams released rookie punter Will Brice tonight.
Brice was an all-ACC performer at UVa.

Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
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Speaking of UVa, the Cavs have new life after back to back ACC wins.
When we come back Steve Mason will talk to the Hoos about this coming
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weekend's war with the Duke Blue Devils at Scott Stadium.
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S-UVA


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=VF97-1
GRAPHIC=UVa football


Two weeks ago many thought the Virginia Cavaliers were washed up and Aaron Brooks was being called the worst quarterback in UVa history.
But now two weeks, two wins, and no turnovers later - opinions are changing rapidly.
Steve Mason has more from Charlottesville.
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SUPER=03-Durham, NC/November 2, 1996; 1:27
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S-Canes


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-16
GRAPHIC=W&L LOGO


The Washington & Lee Generals got their first win of the year this past Saturday as they beat Davidson during Homecoming.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Lexington/Last Saturday; :00


And today their sophomore quarterback Christian Batcheller got a big award from the ODAC.
The former Patrick County star from Stuart, has been named the conference's offensive player of the week.
Batcheller completed 18 of 28 passes for 288 yards and four touchdowns in the 32-to-22 win on Homecoming.
He's averaging over 200 yards passing a game.
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video


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=amo
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE
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What city has a population of more than a million... and most of them live less than a year?
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SUPER=75-Charleston, SC;


Welcome to Bee City.
Take a right turn on Pollen Drive, pass the fire department and the Bee City Town Hall, swing a left on Queen Street... it's the only city in Hive County.
The Bierings built Bee City to educate the public on the decline of the honey bee population.
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IN Q=80 PERCENT

((ARCHIE BIERING/BEE CITY CREATOR: 80% OF ALL POLLINATION IS DONE BY HONEY BEES...10% BY BUMBLE BEES. IF YOU COULD DO AWAY WITH ALL THE HONEY BEES IN THE WORLD TODAY, AUTOMATICALY NEXT YEAR WOULD GET 40% LESS FRUITS AND VEGETABLES. ))
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Biering says honey bees don't want to sting you-- and that they won't uless they get tangled up in your hair or clothing.
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