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News-Heads

ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#news heads
GRAPHIC=NONE


Straight ahead on News 7-
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VO-NAT


Marv Albert finds out his sentence.
The trial for Earl Bramlett continues with more testimony. Keith Humphry has a live report.
And Dan Qualye stops at the Hotel Roanoke to help out one Republican candidate.
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wx-heads
ANCHOR=patrick
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medical-heads


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=cst
TAPE#med heads
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On Health Check-- Putting a face on bacteria.
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VO-NAT


It's all part of a new ad campaign-- called Fight BAC... featuring a squishy green germ-- to teach the public about food borne illnesses.
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2-SHOT
ANCHOR=jean
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5-albert


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=jja
TAPE# rolled from path
GRAPHIC=news-7 at five


Good Evening. I'm Jean Jadhon.
SS=albert


Marv Albert will not do jail time for biting a woman on the back.
Albert will remain free- If he stays out of trouble for a year, his conviction will be dropped.
Albert apologized to the woman in court- saying he's sorry if she felt she was harmed.
Byron Pitts is following the case in Arlington and joins us with the latest.
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SUPER=07-Marv Albert;
SUPER=01-Roy Black/Albert's Attorney;
SUPER=01-Evan Bell/Albert's Agent;
SUPER=07-Patricia Masten;
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OUT Q=three years.

((WITH HIS WORDS ... MARV ALBERT HINTED HE WAS GRATEFUL. WITH THE SENTENCE HE GOT .... IT WAS CLEAR ... HE WAS LUCKY. VIRTUALLY THE LIGHTEST PUNISHMENT POSSIBLE UNDER VIRGINIA STATE LAW ... NO JAIL TIME ... NO PROBATION. THE JUDGE ORDERING THE FORMER NBC SPORTSCASTER UNDERGO MENTAL HEALTH CARE FOR 12-MORE MONTHS. WHEN HIS CHANCE CAME TO SPEEK ... ALBERT TOLD THE VICTIM ... `I'M SORRY." IT WAS THIS WOMAN ... ALBERT'S FORMER LOVER WHO HAD TESTIFI ED ... HE BIT HER BACK AND FORCED HER TO PERFROM ORAL SEX IN A VIRGINIA HOTEL ROOM LAST WINTER. A CHARGE ALBERT'S LAWYER STILL DENIES. DESPITE WHAT HIS LAWYER SAYS ... THE TRIAL COST MARV ALBERT HIS JOB ... HIS CREDIBILITY AND A 30-YEAR CAREER. BUT HIS AGENT INSIST THE VETERAN SPORTSCASTER WILL BE BACK.
FREEDOM FOR THE ACCUSED ... FRUSTRATION FOR ONE OF HIS ALLEDGED VICTIMS. PATRICIA MASDEN TESTIFED ALBERT SEXUALLY ASSAULTED HER 3-YEARS..))
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5-BRAMBLETT


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=KHU
TAPE#597-39
GRAPHIC=BRAMBLETT


A murder suspect was trying to feed the authorities evidence two years before the crime he's accused in.
At the capital murder trial of Earl Bramblett today the jury heard about Bramblett's attempts to help convict the man he's accused of killing.
DOUBLE BOXES JEAN/KEITH

Keith Humphry is at the Roanoke County courthouse-- Keith fill us in on the testimony.
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5-Mason-Dixon


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-36
GRAPHIC=news-7 poll


A breakaway leader has emerged in the race for lieutenant governor.
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VO-NAT


Democrat L-F Payne is now pulling 45-percent support among likely voters in our latest NEWS 7-- Mason-Dixon poll.
Republican John Hager is at 38-percent.
In the race for attorney general, Republican Mark Earley has expanded his lead to five points, with 42-percent of likely voters surveyed backing him, to Democrat Bill Dolan's 37-percent support.
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TALENT=Jean
SS=HOLD


Both races are still up for grabs, with almost one in five voters undecided.

5-Quayle


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=Five
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#597-37
GRAPHIC=quayle


Virginia Republicans brought a well-known politician to Roanoke to help sway those undecided voters.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Former Vice President Dan Quayle stopped at the Hotel Roanoke to stump for Mark Earley.
Quayle says what makes the Republican special is his stance on parole abolition and welfare reform.
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((DAN QUAYLE/R-FORMER VICE PRESIDENT: HE WILL STAND UP AND FIGHT FOR THOSE THAT OBEY THE LAW AND IF YOU BREAK THE LAW WATCH OUT WE ARE SERIOUS ABOUT CONTINUING TO DRIVE THE CRIME RATE DOWN IN VIRGINIA.))
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SOT 12:06:13
IN Q=AND WE'VE

((MARK EARLEY/R-ATTORNEY GENERAL CANDIDATE: AND WE'VE REALLY GOTTEN THE ECONOMY MACHINE GOING AGAIN IN VIRGINIA AND THE NEXT ATTORNEY GENERAL IS GOING TO BE VITALLY IMPORTANT IN HOLDING ON TO THOSE GAINS.))
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OUT Q=ON TO THOSE GAINS
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VO-NAT


Earlier today, Quayle was in Northern Virginia supporting Republican Lieutenant Governor candidate John Hager.
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HARD MUSIC UNDER


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
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Medical precautions are being taken at some high school football games. Details ahead on NEWS-7 at FIVE--
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VO-NAT


Plus-- Political races aren't the only contests underway in the
COmmonwealth--- some skydivers were poised to set a new Virginia record...
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ANCHOR=Connie


And on Health Check-- we'll be checking out the cigarette of the future.
It's got a lighter and ashtray already built in-- and plenty of critics waiting in the wings. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean


Also coming up-- what is mother nature doing to Friday Football Extra?
ANCHOR=connie


Mike Stevens has the scoop when NEWS-7 at FIVE returns. cc sponsor
Comm Break#1


5-Robber-Shot


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#97-73
GRAPHIC=shooting


An alleged robber is hospitalized tonight after being shot inside a Roanoke County home.
Police say the intruder entered a house in the 69-hundred block of Goff Road around seven this morning.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.;


Two people were home at the time-- a man apparently confronted the intruder.
Investigators say the attack escalated and the husband shot and wounded the would-be robber.
He's listed in critical condition at Carillion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, but expected to make a full recovery.
The suspect has not been charged and police are not releasing his name yet.
Investigators say no charges will be filed against the homeowners.
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5-Game-Medics


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#597-47
GRAPHIC=NONE


It was one week ago that a Pulaski County High School football player died at a game last week at Victory Stadium.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Last Friday


Now Roanoke City schools are beefing up medical service at games.
Starting tonight, an extra E-M-S ambulance will be stationed at all Roanoke City Schools' football games.
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=NONE


Patrick Henry High School Athletic Director Woody Deans says they're working with United Ambulance Services and E-M-S to provide safety for the athletes.
He says in case one ambulance has to leave, they have a back-up.

5-Philly-Fire


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#NET-B
GRAPHIC=FATAL FIRE


Police say it was a firebomb that caused a blaze in a Philadelphia rowhouse--
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Philadelphia;


killing two women and three children from one family.
Police don't know why someone threw a container filled with a flammable liquid through the front window of the house-
Two sisters, ages two and six were killed along with their mother, grandmother and 14 year old cousin.
Witnesses reported hearing gunshots and a bang before the fire.
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groovy music under


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
GRAPHIC=NONE


Will wet weather hang around this weekend? Patrick has the forecast in a few moments...
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VO-NAT


But our weather can't compare to some areas in Texas where cleanup is underway following severe storms that blew through the area.
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STOCKS BUMP

5-TX-Storm


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#NET-A
GRAPHIC=STORMS
It's a day of cleanup (----------------)
VO-NAT

after severe storms roared through Texas-
SUPER=03-Crosby, TX;


In Crosby just northeast of Houston- a suspected tornado destroyed several homes and buildings.
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SOT 10:22:26
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((I WAS IN THERE DOING MY HOMEWORK AND I HEARD THE WIND.)) 10:22:09 ((AND THEN THE SKY STARTED TURNING GREEN AND THE TORNADO CAME DOWN AND TOUCHED OUR GRASS AND THEN WENT BACK UP AND I COULD SEE THIS COW FLYING OVER OUR HOUSE.))
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=OVER OUR HOUSE."
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VO-NAT


No serious injuries reported. SUPER-03-Arlington, TX;
Meanwhile in Arlington, Texas a hailstorm is blamed for a multi car pileup- at least 54 vehicles were involved in accidents on Interstate 20.
Fifteen people were hurt- none seriously.
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3-SHOT Forecasts
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SUPER=334-Occasional Rain/Tapering Off/48-52/Cloudy/Showers Possible/60-64;
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health music under


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#tease 3
GRAPHIC=NONE


Mike Stevens has his rain gear on for tonight's downpour of Friday Football Extra games-- a rull rundown in tonight's Ticker.
ANCHOR=Connie


Breast cancer research is going high-tech.
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VO-NAT


NASA is joining the fight-- to knock out the disease.
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IN Q=In the year

((IN THE YEAR 1940, 1 OUT OF 20 WOMEN WERE EFFECTED BY BREAST CANCER. TODAY, 1 OUT OF 8 WOMEN WILL HAVE DEVELOPED THIS DISEASE IN HER LIFETIME.))
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OUT Q=in her lifetime.

health bump
Comm Break#3


six-preview


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=amo
TAPE#six preview


Here's a look ahead to News 7 at 6.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.;


The Historic Botetourt County Museum is getting a facelift.
A mannequin sits in an antique witness chair in the museum, but it will soon be displayed on the new porch when renovations are complete.
She'll tell a story of Botetourt's history.
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SOT 11:31:15:21
IN Q=She was tried

((SHE WAS TRIED BY A JUDGE AND FOUND GUILTY AND HER SENTENCE WAS TO BE TAKEN OVER THE HILL AND DUNKED IN THE POND THREE TIMES BECAUSE SHE WAS LOUD OF MOUTH))
SUPER=02-Emily Honts/Historic Society President;
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=loud of mouth
ANCHOR=Jean


That' just one of the treasures the museum holds...
Tune in for the story in about 40 minutes, on News 7 at 6.

5-Food-Safety


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-42
GRAPHIC=food safety


Foodborne pathogens cause up to nine-thousand deaths, and 33 million illnesses each year.
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VO-NAT


The government hopes to do something about it with a new campain called "Fight Bac"-- a plan to teach people how to protect themselves against foodborne illnesses.
The campaign features a squishy green germ cartoon character.
BAC is supposed to put a face on bacteria.
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SOT 15:12:29
IN Q=Since consumer

((DAN GLICKMAN/SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE: SINCE CONSUMER RESEARCH SHOWS THAT MANY AMERICANS SAY IT WOULD TAKE THEM GETTING SICK TO CHANGE THEIR BEHAVIOR, OUR CHALLENGE IS TO ENGAGE THEM IN A RELEVANT, LIVELY, INFORMATIVE WAY BEFORE THAT HAPPENS, BEFORE THEY GET SICK. INSTEAD OF TRYING TO SCARE PEOPLE SAFE, WE USE POSITIVE THEMES AND MESSAGES TO MAKE FOLKS MORE AWARE OF THE CONTROL THEY HAVE IN THEIR EVERYDAY LIVES TO EAT SAFELY AND PREPARE THEIR FOOD SAFELY. ))
SUPER=01-Dan Glickman/Secretary of Agriculture; :
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OUT Q=food safely.
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


So get ready for the new green giant of sorts-- we'll probably all be seeing a lot more of the germ named "Bac."

5-New-Cig


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-43
GRAPHIC=cigarettes


If Philip Morris has its way...this is what the cigarette of the future will look like:
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VO-NAT


A lighter, ashtray...and tobacco all rolled into one--
It's a product they claim will reduce second-hand smoke...but that some critics are already poking fun at.
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SOT 20:26:27
IN Q=how is it

(((Q) HOW IS IT SUPPOSED TO WORK? (A) WHAT HAPPENS IS THAT YOU PUT THIS DEVICE UP TO YOUR MOUTH AND YOU (SUCKING SOUND) SUCK ON IT. IT SENDS A SIGNAL DOWN WHICH THEN LIGHTS THE CIGARETTE, SO MAYBE THREE SECONDS LATER YOU GET SOMETHING IN THERE - BUT I MEAN THAT IS A CRAZY WAY TO SMOKE A CIGARETTE ))
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=smoke a cigarette.
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VO-NAT


And after paying 50 dollars, smokers would still have to check its battery level before each use...and switch brands to this Philip Morris product....the ONLY cigarette that will fit in the device.
But some worry that despite the price and drawbacks...the product has more than enough gizmo-appeal to attract underage smokers.
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5-Patient-Rights


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-44
GRAPHIC=health insurance


Tentative approval for a "bill of rights" to help consumers deal with insurance companies.
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VO-NAT


The plan among other things...calls for the right to appeal denial of care and the right to privacy for health care records..with a few exceptions.
The commission rejected proposals to mandate coverage for experimental treatments.
It also left out other items because insurers and business said they would cost too much..and that small employers would have to drop coverage altogether.
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ANCHOR=Connie
SS=HOLD


The commission plans to make final recommendations by Thanksgiving.

5-NASA-Breast


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-45
GRAPHIC=women;s health


NASA is joining the fight against breast cancer and osteoporosis in women -- with robots and CIA spy satellites.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC; :


The space agency has struck a deal with the Department of Health and Human Services to develop and transfer space technology to the medical field.
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SOT 15:12:16
IN Q=If we can

((DR. SUSAN BLUMENTHAL/ASST. SECRETARY FOR WOMEN'S HEALTH: IF WE CAN SEE MISSILES TWENTY THOUSAND MILES AWAY WITH THE HUBBLE TELESCOPE, SEE THE SURFACE OF MARS THEN SURELY WE SHOULD BE ABLE TO MOVE ACCUARATELY DETECT A SMALL LESION IN WOMEN'S BREASTS RIGHT HERE ON EARTH.))
SUPER=01-Dr. Susan Blumenthal/Asst. Secretary for Women's Health;
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=right here on earth."
ANCHOR=Connie
SS=breast cancer


Some of the technology would include a "smart" probe that can find a tumor and diagnose it, and virtual reality computers.
Central Intelligence Agency spy satellites normally used to find camouflaged tanks will also be used-- as well as a three-dimensional imager that can be used for reconstructive surgery.

5-Ulcers


ANCHOR=Connie
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=cst
TAPE#597-46
GRAPHIC=ulcers


A lot of people suffer with them...but the Centers for Disease Control say doctors and patients are not getting the message as to what causes ulcers.
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VO-NAT


A lifelong condition that is not only painful.. but sometimes deadly.
Ulcers are caused by a bacteria called helicobacter pylori and not stress.
The CDC and the National Institutes of Health have launched a national education campaign.
A simple blood test or breath test can detect helicobacter.
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2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean


The Tech - West Virginia kickoff is just hours away up in Morgantown.
ANCHOR=Connie


Plus Winston Cup drivers are back to work this weekend-- here's Mike with qualifying results.

S5-Qualify


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ST5-30
GRAPHIC=TICKER


Welcome folks to the Friday ticker that so far has not been affected by the the rain.
SS=THE ROCK


We begin three hours south of here in Rockingham, North Carolina where the Winston Cup cars returned after a week off for qualifying.
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SUPER=03-Rockingham, NC/Speedvision; :00


It was very overcast but not raining at the Rock today.
Jeff Gordon went out early and ended up grabbing the sixth starting spot for Sunday's race.
The man was Bobby Labonte, who won the pole with a speed of 156 point 696 miles an hour.
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((BOBBY LABONTE/AC-DELCO POLE WINNER:))
SUPER=01-Bobby Labonte/AC-Delco 400 Pole Winner; :00
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=...REALLY GOOD."
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WIPE TO QUALIFYING!!!!!!
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SUPER=107-1. Bobby Labonte/156.696/2. Dale Jarrett//3. Mark Martin//4. Ward

Burton//5. Kyle Petty//;
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SUPER=107-6. Jeff Gordon//7. Geoff Bodine//8. Bill Elliott//9. Ricky

Craven//10. Mike Skinner //;
SUPER=X5009
SUPER=107-11. Jeff Burton//12. Dick Trickle//13. Ricky Rudd//14. Derrike Cope

//15. David Green//;
SUPER=X5009
SUPER=107-16. Chad Little//17. Michael Waltrip//18. Rusty Wallace//19. Joe

Nemechek//20. Johnny Benson//;
SUPER=X5009
SUPER=107-21. Wally Dallenbach//22. Rick Mast//23. Hut Stricklin//24. Jeremy

Mayfield//25. Kenny Wallace//;
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oc- LAST NAME."
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S5-Tech


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#ST5-31
GRAPHIC=BIG EAST


The Big East brawl for it all in Morgantown tomorrow will showcase a changing of the guard at the running back spot.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Blacksburg; :00


Last year Tech's Ken Oxendine was a first team all Big East performer at tailback and he was the man in the conference.
SUPER=03-Morgantown, WV;


But this year West Virginia's Amos Zereoue is head and shoulders above every other back in the conference.
And he ranks fifth in the nation averaging 150 yards a game.
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((KEN OXENDINE/VA. TECH TAILBACK:))
SUPER=01-Ken Oxendine/Va. Tech Tailback; :00
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OUT Q=...WORK OUT GREAT."
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PINNACLE BOARD
And be sure to join us for the game tomorrow afternoon at 3:30 right here on WDBJ.
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S5-FFE


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB97-1
GRAPHIC=FFE


Despite some wet weather tonight, the games are still on for Friday Football Extra.
However, while the football is on, the homecoming parade at Patrick Henry has been cancelled.
Everything else though is a go.
And our crews are out and ready to roll with their umbrellas covering these 15 games.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=ticker


Hope to see you tonight at 11:35.
Have a safe weekend everybody. take a break

5-Skydivers


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-41
GRAPHIC=NONE


The sky briefly darkened over Virginia's northern neck today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-West Point;


But it was perfect flying weather.
Eighty-seven skydivers -- freefalling at about 120 miles an hour -- went for a new state record.
They had to link up and hold a formation for ten seconds to beat the 1991 Virginia record of 63 skydivers in formation.
They'd been trying since yesterday.
But today's first jump was the lucky one.
Jumping ahead to a bigger goal, team members are looking at a world record.
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SOT 11:32
IN Q=Yes as

((SANDY WAMBACH/SKYDIVE THE POINT: YES AS A MATTER OF FACT, NEXT JULY, I'M PART OF A TEAM THAT'S ORGANIZING A 300-PERSON ATTEMPT IN CHICAGO.))
SUPER=01-Sandy Wambach/Skydive The Point;
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=in Chicago.
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VO-NAT


297 skydivers set the UN-official world record last year. (------0----------)