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Coming up on News 7-
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a precedent setting night in Virginia politics-
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((WELL IS EVERYBODY READY FOR ANOTHER GREAT FOUR YEARS IN VIRGINIA?))
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Republicans sweep the top three offices in the Commonwealth.
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and a tight race for a 26 year incumbent in the House of Delegates.
News 7 is next.

Republicans


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Good evening, this is News 7 at 11. I'm Jean Jadhon. Two Shot
A historic night for the G-O-P as Republicans sweep the state's top three offices.
Joining us now for our special election coverage is Keith Humphry. Take Race Board 100
Keith reads Governor's Board Take Race 110
Jean reads Lt Governor's Board Take Race 120
Keith does Attorney General Board
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Keith tosses to Ellen in Richmond
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***Hot ROLLED*****
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democrats


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Virginia Democrats tried to put the best face on a resounding defeat tonight.
They argued that the Republican sweep of statewide office is just a temporary setback.
Joe Dashiell reports tonight on what was a discouraging night for state democrats.
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Ellen tosses to Joe Dashiell with the Democrat candidates Rollcue: live to fight another day. ****Rolled IN-HOUSE*****
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SUPER=07-Lt. Gov. Don Beyer; :48
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OUT Q=God bless you.

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Cranwell


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Jean reads CRANWELL/BEDROSIAN 14th district Board.
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Tosses to Eric Earnhart at Cranwell Headquarters
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Eric adlibs to bite with Cranwell

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Bedrosian


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KEITH tosses to DENISE with BEDROSIAN Bite
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ROLLCUE:The struggle was worth it.
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OUT Q=anybody can do it.
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Harkins-Allen


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Jean Reads Mary HARKINS/ALLEN DUDLEY 9th DISTRICT House of Delegates Take Board 140 Jean tosses to Tonya Live in the Newsroom.
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Dudley swept the house of delegates race winning all but four of the districts 22 precincts and he only lost two of those by two or three votes.

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((DEL. ALLEN DUDLEY:I THINK WE PRESENTED MY STRENGTHS IN A POSITIVE LIGHT AND I THINK THE OPPOSITION SLID FROM THAT, STARTED THROWING DIRT AND I THINK THAT HURT THEM))
SUPER=01-Del. Allen Dudley/(R)-9th district
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IN Q=I'm proud

((MARY HARKINS:I'M PROUD OF THE RACE I RAN. I THINK WE RAN A VERY EFFECTIVE RACE AND FAIR RACE...BEST YEAR OF MY LIFE, I WOULDN'T TRADE IT FOR ANYTHING))
SUPER=07-Mary Harkins
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OUT Q=for anything
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A very optimistic concession from Democrat Mary harkins.
Harkins says she believes the no car tax issue swayed the voters to re-elect Dudley.
Dudley contributes his win to his views on education, public safety, and economic development.
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Another republican victory tonight...

Bryant-Feinman


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Keith Reads

BRYANT/FEINMAN

BYRON/LIPSCOMB

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Steve Smallshaw is in our Lynchburg newsroom, not too many surprises there, except maybe for Kathy Byron's margin of victory.
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That's right, we did expect that race to be closer than it was, but apparently the Republicans' statewide sweep also cleaned out the Democrats in central Virginia.
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((KATHY BYRON/R- 22ND DISTRICT WINNER: IT'S BEEN A LONG CAMPAIGN AND TODAY WAS A LONG DAY, BUT I'M STILL IN SHOCK.)) ((PRESTON BRYANT/R- 23RD DISTRICT WINNER: I'VE LEARNED A LOT THESE FIRST TWO YEARS AND I THINK THAT FOR THE THIRD AND FOURTH YEARS OF MY CAREER IN THE HOUSE, I THINK WE'LL BE ABLE TO INCREASINGLY PRODUCE FOR THE PEOPLE OF CENTRAL VIRGINIA.))
SUPER=01-Kathy Byron/(R) 22nd District Winner; :00
SUPER=01-Preston Bryant/(R) 23rd District Winner; :10
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OUT Q=the people of central Virginia.
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Local Democrats, meanwhile, got "no" help from the statewide ticket.
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((KAYE LIPSCOMB/D- 22ND DISTRICT LOSER: I FEEL WE GOT CAUGHT IN A TAILSPIN FROM THE GUBERNATORIAL RACE. I THINK THAT CERTAINLY REFLECTED IN THE NUMBERS.)) ((JIMMY FEINMAN/D- 23RD DISTRICT LOSER: YOU TRY THE CASE, YOU DO THE BEST YOU CAN AND THAT'S IT. I HAVE ANOTHER CASE I'M GOING TO TRY TOMORROW AND THIS IS JUST ANOTHER ONE I TRIED TODAY. SOMETIMES THE BEAR EATS YOU,. SOMETIMES YOU EAT THE BEAR.))
SUPER=01-Kaye Lipscomb/(D) 22nd District Loser; :00
SUPER=01-Jimmy Feinman/(D) 23rd District Loser; :09
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OUT Q=you eat the bear.
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Feinman also says if you've heard of having a bad hair day, this was his bad election day...
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Unfortunately for him and the rest of the Democrats, they'll have to live with the results for another two years. Keith, Jean? Keith TOSSES TO ROBIN IN THE WX CENTER Toss-2-Robin
KEITH TOSSES TO ROBIN IN WX CENTER

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****Jean***
There's more News 7 to come.
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When we return we'll have a look at races that are important to you.
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Johnson-Terp


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Keith reads JOHNSON/TERP board

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Andrew adlibs to Johnson Bite
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Byrd-Holland


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Jean reads GUY BYRD/SHERMAN HOLLAND BOARD

JEAN adlibs to Sherman Holland BITE
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IN Q= I started on this political adventure

((SHERMAN HOLLAND/D-COMMISSIONER OF REVENUE-ELECT: I STARTED ON THIS POLITICAL ADVENTURE BECAUSE I WAS A CANDIDATE FOR CHANGE. IF I WASN'T A CANDIDATE FOR CHANGE I WOULDN'T BE STANDING HERE TODAY.))
SUPER=01-Sherman Holland/(D) Commissioner of Revenue-Elect
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Referendum


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Keith reads Board 780 (Roanoke Ward System)
"" ""Board 770 (Roanoke Bond Referendum)

Keith adlibs to DAVID BOWERS bite.

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((ROANOKE MAYOR DAVID BOWERS: THE PUBLIC HAS SPOKEN. PEOPLE WANT TO KEEP BRINGING IT UP AND KEEP BRINGING IT UP. THAT'S THEIR BUSINESS. THIS IS A DEMOCRACY. BUT, I THINK THE PUBLIC HAS SPOKEN. THOSE WHO WERE IN FAVOR OF THE WARD SYSTEM HAD THEIR DAY IN THE PUBLIC FORUM AND THEY DIDN'T COME UP WITH THE WIN THAT THEY EXPECTED.))
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OTB


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Jeans VOICES OVER Board 790 (Roanoke Offtrack Betting)
Board 640 (M'ville Offtrack Betting)



Morris


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We'll have the results of all the races in our area coming up after the newscast. Take Web Page Pinnacle
They're also availible on our WDBJ Web Page which you can find at WDBJ7-dot-Com. Three Shot
Joining us now is political analyst Tom Morris from Emory and Henry College. ((Jean and Keith interview Morris on the impact of the day's races.)
SUPER=01-Tom Morris/Political Analyst;



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There's still more News 7 to come. After this break,
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we'll have the latest on efforts to overturn the murder conviction of a British au-pair.
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Au-Pair


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edit of 16.48.40
The judge in the Louise Woodward murder case refused to make a decision today--
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as defense attorneys and prosectors argued over whether her murder conviction should stand.
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((BARRY SCHECK/DEFENSE ATTORNEY: LOGIC AND SCIENCE SAY-- THAT IF THE SKULL FRACTURE IS OLD AND THE DEFENSE PROVES IT--IT'S A REASONABLE DOUBT.)) ((GERARD LEONE/PROSECUTOR: SHE IS THE ONLY ONE WHO KNOWS WHAT HAPPENED ON FEBRUARY 4TH. THE JURY REJECTED HER STORY ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED THAT DAY--AND UNLESS AND UNTIL THE DEFENDANT CHANGES THE CIRCUMSTANCES--BY PLACING BEFORE US ANOTHER VERSION OF THE FACTS-- I WOULD SUBMIT TO YOU THAT SHE SHOULD NOT BENEFIT FROM ASKING FOR A REDUCTION OF THE VERDICT.))
SUPER=01-Barry Scheck/Defense Attorney;:00
SUPER=01-Gerard Leone/Prosecutor;:07
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Meanwhile, protestors shouted outside the courthouse throughout most of the proceedings, many convinced of the au pair's innocence.
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Forecasts
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SUPER=334-Partly Cloudy/Light Wind/26-28/Partly Sunny/Wind S-10/48-50;
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S-Score


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But first, Phillies star Scott Rolen is this year's National League rookie of the year.
The third baseman hit 283 with 21 homer and 92 rbis.
He is a unanimous pick by the baseball writers of America.
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S-NBA


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The NBA season is now five days old and last night the Celtics found they are just not that good yet.
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Rick Pitino was back in the Big Apple last night looking for some where to hide as the Knicks got 26 from Patrick Ewing as they cruised to a 102-to-70 win.
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Grant Hill and the Pistons were in Atlanta last night, but this game would belong to Alan Henderson.
The former Hoosier threw down 29 in the 82 to 71 win over Detroit.
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But the shot of the night belongs to this guy in Dallas.
"Mav Man" takes it through the ring of fire for 2 on the slam.
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S-Girls


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A number of girl's high school district basketball tournaments opened tonight.
In the Blue Ridge, Byrd beta Rockbridge 74-to-25 and salem topped Christiansburg by 10.
And in the Seminole, Rustburg and Jefferson Forest won along with Staunton River, which beat Appomattox 38-to-34. GO TO PINNACLE BIG
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Be sure to join Steve Mason at 5 and 11 tomorrow for this week's edition on Hometoen Hoops Weekly.
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S-Volley


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The Cave Spring volleyeball team stayed unbeaten tonight as it won its quarterfinal game in the Northwest regionals.
The Lady Knights beat GW Danville 3 games to none.
They will play in the semi-finals on Thursday.

S-Tech


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Scouts from the Fiesta, Orange, Carquest, and Sugar bowls will be at Lane Stadium Saturday night as the Hokies host dangerous Miami.
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The Hokies improved to 6 and 2 with a convincing 37-nothing victory over UAB this past weekend. Starting quarterback Al Clark; along with receivers Michael Stuewe and Angelo Harrison wrested injuries while some able backs ups impressed the fans and Tech coaches.
The Hokies will need their first string unit against Miami; a team that has won three consecutive Big East games and 4 straight overall.
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((FRANK BEAMER/VIRGINIA TECH HEAD COACH:)) ((TODD WASHINGTON/VIRGINIA TECH CENTER:))
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Also; Tech kicker Shayne Graham was named Big East special teams player of the week for his 13 point effort against UAB.
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Sports Tease


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Still to come tonight, the Hokies and Canes are in the national spotlight again this Saturday night.
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The question is will the Hokies need a Carpenter to again construct a win.
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