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Coming up-
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A life sentence is thrown out-
A British Au Pair is free tonight.
A man who played Santa pleads guilty to molesting children.
Plus we told you last week how Goodyear workers voted against Sunday work days-
Today bad news from the company about the future of the plant.
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News 7 is next.

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Good Evening.
Freedom for Louise Woodward
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A judge reduced the charge for the British Au Pair to involuntary manslaughter- and sentenced her to the time already served. so after 279 days behind bars, Louise Woodward is free.
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A man who played Santa at a shopping mall has pleaded guilty to rape and child molestation.
The charges involved four children all under eleven.
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Commissioners of Revenue from around the state came out to talk about the car tax- but got an embarrassing flashback to the fifties.
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Join us for News 7 at eleven.

Au-Pair


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19 year old Louise Woodward is a free woman tonight-
After 279 days behind bars, The British Au Pair is free to walk out of prison.
Woodward's family is relieved- The parents of 8 year old Matthew Eappen are outraged.
Liz Mullen reports on the judge's decision.
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((THE EXTRAORDINARY DAY DREW TO A CLOSE WITH WORDS FROM JUDGE HILLER ZOBEL... THAT LOUISE WOODWARD IS ESSENTIALLY FREE. Voice of: Judge Hiller Zobel:IT'S TIME TO BRING THIS CASE TO A COMPASSIONATE CLOSE.
After reducing the jury's second degree murder verdict to involuntary manslaughter, Zobel decided to sentence the 19 year old British au pair to time served for the death of 8 month old Matthew Eappen. It was a decision that shocked the prosecution. TOM REILLY, DISTRICT ATTORNEY: MATTHEW LIVED 262 DAYS, LOUISE SERVED 279. WHERE IS THE JUSTICE. While the defense praised Judge Zobel's ruling, attorneys for Louise Woodward insist they want to see their client vindicated.
BARRY SCHECK, DEFENSE ATTORNEY: WE'RE HAPPY BUT NOT THAT HAPPY.
The only time we heard from Woodward during tghe day was in court, where she calmly addressed the judge who would moments later set her free.
Louise Woodward, Defendant: I am innocent.
Liz Mullen, CBS News, Cambridge.))


Iraq


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
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TAPE#Net
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Iraq says American inspection teams are really spies and must be barred from his country.
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Tariq Aziz says Iraq will not back down from its view-
but the United Nations Secretary General hopes progress will be made.
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((KOFI ANNAN/U.N. SECRETARY GENERAL: HE DID NOT GIVE ME THE ANSWER I WAS HOPING FOR IN BAGHDAD. HE HAS NOT GIVEN IT TO ME YET, BUT I HOPE ALL IS NOT LOST. THAT THERE COULD BE SOME ROOM FOR MANUEVER.))
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America's military leaders have canceled foreign trips as the dispute with Iraq over weapons inspections continues.
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Goodyear


ANCHOR=Jean
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WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-68
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Danville's Goodyear plant will not get new jobs, money or machines.
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The company says it cannot make enough tires at the plant, since union members refuse to work on Sunday.
So it's investing 15-million dollars in the Topeka Kansas plant instead -- where employees WILL work around the clock.
The Danville plant -- which offers the city's highest pay rate -- is no longer hiring --
It's also shipping tire machines to more productive plants.
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((KORI REED/PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER: IN THE WORKS ARE PLANS TO MOVE TWO OF THE TIRE ASSEMBLY MACHINES OUT OF THE DANVILLE PLANT TO OTHER LOCATIONS THAT DO HAVE CONTINUOUS OPERATIONS -- SO WE CAN MEET THE DEMAND FOR MEDIUM RADIAL TRUCK TIRES.))
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Some Danville employees say they expect layoffs -- but managers will not comment.
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Boucher


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
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Congressman Rick Boucher is urging state and federal officials to study A-E-P's request to build a high voltage power line in Southwest Virginia.
Boucher wants the State Corporation Commission and U-S Forest Service to determine if the NEED exists.
The Democrat is also asking the two agencies to research alternatives to building a 765- kilovolt line.
American Electric Power says a high voltage line is needed to meet the growing demand for electricity.
Boucher suggests a number of his own alternatives-- including the potential for A-E-P to purchase needed power from neighboring utilities.

REVENUE-COMMISSIONERS


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It's the commissioner of revenue's job to enforce tax laws--
So when Jim Gilmore won the governor's race, promising "no car tax," Virginia's 130 commissioners took note.
Andrew Freiden reports taxes aren't the only thing on the schedule at this year's meeting.
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SUPER=01-Gerri Whiting/Arlington Co. Comm. of Revenue; :33
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(( Most of the commissioners say the car tax is too high--
They're not just not convinced Gilmore can deliver what he promised.
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((MONTE MAYS/APPOMATTOX COUNTY COMMISSIONER OF THE REVUNUE: THE CAR TAX WILL BE RELIEVED SOMEWHAT, BUT YOUR NOT GOING TO SEE IT ELIMINATED ENTIRELY NOT ANYWHERE SOON. ))
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((ROSS MUGLER/HAMPTON COMMISSIONER OF THE REVENUE: THERE IS SOME RELIEF THAT'S NEEDED, I'M NOT SURE ABOUT THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY WILL BE ABLE TO DO WHEN THEY MEET IN RICHMOND, BUT NO TAX RELIEF WILL BE ENACTED UNTIL 1999. ))
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((GERRY WHITING/ARLINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONER OF THE REVENUE: I DON'T BELIEVE THE STATE WILL EVER HAVE THE MONEY TO PAY US BACK, EVEN MORE THAN THAT THEY'VE NEVER PAID ON THE OTHER MONEY WE WERE SUPPOSED TO GET. ))
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Roanoke County's Commissioner of the Revunue is the president of this association--
And Wayne Compton made sure his colleagues mixed business with pleasure.
A Marilyn Monroe impersonator broke the serious mood--
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The Professional organization is meeting in Roanoke all this week.
Marilyn Monroe, however, is not.
Andrew Freiden, News 7, Roanoke.)) Toss-2-Robin
Tosses to Robin

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When News 7 at 11 returns, a mall Santa Claus pleads guilty to molesting children,
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and from Lynchburg, police are called as abortion protestors demonstrate outside E-C Glass High School.
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Operation-Rescue


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#97-73
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Anti-abortion protesters faced off with Lynchburg school officials and the police this morning.
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More than one hundred Liberty University students gathered at E-C Glass High school.
They sang songs, prayed and displayed anti-abortion messages to passing motorists.
School officials called the police who ordered the group off school grounds.
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((COL. CHARLES BENNETT/LYNCHBURG POLICE: WE NEED TO HAVE A SAFE AND ORDERLY ENVIRONMENT WHERE THE STUDENTS CAN COME IN TO SCHOOL AND CAN LEARN AND NOT BE DISTURBED AND DISTRACTED BY ANY TYPE OF DEMONSTRATION, WHATEVER THE PARTICULAR ISSUE MIGHT BE.))
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Rally organizers say they wanted to apologize to students for -quote- "allowing God to be expelled from school".
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((JOHN REYES/PROTEST ORGANIZER: WE ARE GOING TO RISE UP AND TAKE A STAND AND SAW WE REPENT AND WE TELL THESE STUDENTS WE ARE SORRY, ON THE PATH OF OUR PARENTS FOR NOT TAKING A STAND WHEN THEY KICKED JESUS OUT OF SCHOOL IN THE 1960'S AND AS GENERATION X WE'RE GOING TO SAY NO TO THIS.))
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Police may cite the rally organizers for failing to get the proper city permits.
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Santa-Molest


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A man who played Santa at a shopping mall has pleaded guilty to child rape and molestation.
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The plea came from the 71 year old named Ronald McDonald.
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((AS TO COUNT THREE CHILD MOLESTATION, WHAT DO YOU PLEA? GUILTY. AS TO COUNT FOUR CHILD RAPE FIRST DEGREE WHAT DO YOU PLEA? GUILTY.))
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Mcdonald faces up to 26 years in prison.
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((HE HAS BEEN REMORSEFUL FROM TEH VERY FIRST MOMENT HE IS INCREDIBLY SINCIRE. IT HINK I SAID THIS AT ARRAIGNMENT I'VE NEVER MET ANYBODY MORE SINCERE.))
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The charges involved four children- all under eleven.
One was a six-year-old girl who is related to McDonald.
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1-Fathers


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=sta
TAPE#97-87
GRAPHIC=Dads From a Distance


Child custody cases present some of the toughest dilemmas facing the judicial system,.
Do both parents get equal treatment?
Does justice prevail for the children involved?
Many FATHERS don't seem to think so.
This week Stacey Martin has a series of reports, "Dads From a Distance." Take Fullscreen "Dads from a Distance" Tonight, we consider why fathers believe they must pursue custody of their children, even with the legal odds against them.
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((GEORGE MARTIN/FATHER: THIS IS MY LIFE. I MADE THAT CLEAR TO THE JUDGE, I MADE THAT CLEAR TO MY ATTORNEY, I MADE THAT CLEAR TO EVERYBODY, THEY KNOW WHEN I HAVE MY KIDS WITH ME THAT I'M A GOOD FATHER PEOPLE CAN SEE THAT.))
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George Martin is part of a new family.
But, two years after a wrenching separation he is still trying to get custody of the biological child he left behind.
His story is a familiar one to most divorced fathers. pre-pro
According to state statistics compiled by the Virginia Fatherhood Initiative only 25 percent of those fathers in Virginia who sought some form of child custody were actually granted it last year.
Challenging a custody decision in court can cost thousands of dollars in legal fees, but most fathers say additional visitation with their children is worth it.
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((BARRY KOPLEN/DIVORCED FATHER: I LOST ALMOST EVERYTHING BUT I GOT MY CHILDREN BACK. YOU CAN ALWAYS START OVER FINANCIALLY. WHEN YOU LOSE YOUR CHILDREN, IF YOU LOSE THEM FOR TOO LONG, THOSE FRAGILE BONDS THAT YOU HAVE WITH THEM JUST GET LOST AND THEY GET DISPLACED AND CHILDREN FORGET WHO THEIR PARENTS ARE.))
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((STACEY MARTIN/REPORTING: SOME FATHERS CLAIM THERE'S AN ESTABLISHED BIAS AGAINST THEM IN THE LEGAL SYSTEM--THAT IN THE OVERWHELMING MAJORITY OF CASES, JUDGES UNFAIRLY ASSUME A CHILD SHOULD STAY WITH ITS MOTHER. TOMORROW IN PART TWO OF DADS FROM A DISTANCE, WE'LL LOOK AT THE CONTROVERSY SURROUNDING THE GUIDELINES THE COURTS FOLLOW IN CUSTODY CASES.))
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Coming up next on the newscast, we'll meet award winning actor John Amos as he makes a stop in the area,
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and we'll hear from Roxanne Gilmore...Virginia's next first lady.
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((ROXANE GILMORE/FUTURE FIRST LADY: I THINK JIM AND I HAVE HAD A GREAT PARTNERSHIP OVER THE YEARS WHERE EACH OF US HAS RESPECTED THE OTHER'S GOALS AND ASPIRATIONS.))
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Roxane-Gilmore


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A job outside the home is nothing new for Virginia women -- unless it's a job outside the Executive Mansion.
Roxane Gilmore will apparently be the first first lady to hold down a job while the hubby's governor.
Ellen Qualls has more.
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((EVERYBODY KNEW ABOUT AGAMEMNON AND WHAT HAPPENED TO HIM AND THE FALL OF TROY.))
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Gone are the days when flower arranging is the measure of Virginia's first lady.
For Roxane Gilmore, schedule arranging will be a challenge.
She is apparently the first first lady to keep her day job.
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((ROXANE GILMORE/FUTURE FIRST LADY: I DON'T THINK IT WAS A DECISION TO KEEP TEACHING. BECAUSE I NEVER REALLY THOUGHT ABOUT NOT TEACHING.))
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Mrs. Gilmore is "all but dissertation" away from being Dr. Gilmore.
And with half of her PhD behind her, she'll be the most highly educated of any modern first lady.
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((JIM GILMORE/GOVERNOR-ELECT: ROXANE'S VERY EXCITED ABOUT BEING A WONDERFUL FIRST LADY. SHE'S OBVIOUSLY A REAL INTELLECT.))
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Jinks Holton was a CIA intelligence analyst... BEFORE she was first lady.
Eddy Dalton was a state senator who ran for lieutenant governor... AFTER she was a first lady.
Does Mrs. Gilmore care about being a woman of great accomplishment while she's in one of Virginia's most ceremonial positions?
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((ROXANE GILMORE/FUTURE FIRST LADY: YES. I MEAN, I VERY MUCH WANT TO FULFILL MYSELF AS A PERSON. I DON'T WANT TO BE JUST A SHADOW OR A REFLECTION OF JIM.))
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In fact she says she plans to finish her dissertation:
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((ROXANE GILMORE/FUTURE FIRST LADY: IT'S ON THE DEMOCRATIZATION OF ATHENIAN CULTS.))
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Would she serve on a policy commission if her husband asked her?
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((ROXANE GILMORE/FUTURE FIRST LADY: I SUPPOSE IF HE MADE THAT CHOICE AND HE FELT THAT I WAS QUALIFIED I COULD CERTAINLY DO THAT. BUT I HAVE NO PLAN OR AGENDA TO DO THAT. I THINK THE PEOPLE ELECTED HIM TO BE GOVERNOR.))
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And on that note, her students at Randolph Macon College took time out from the classics to say congratulations.
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Ashland.))

John-Amos


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TAPE#97-69
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In 1986, a cloudy night prevented John Amos from seeing Halley's comet, but the well- known actor walked away with the inspiration for a one- man show.
And today he brought the production to western Virginia.
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Amos appeared in the television show Good Times, and the mini- series Roots.
His film credits include Coming to America and Die Hard Two.
In the play, "Halley's Comet," he plays an 87- year- old man who talks to the comet he first saw as an eleven- year- old.
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((JOHN AMOS/ACTOR: IF I CAN LAPSE INTO THE CHARACTER FOR A MINUTE. HE SAYS, YOU KNOW SOMETHING MR. COMET, I CAN'T FIGURE WHY WE CAN'T GET OVER THIS PROBLEM ABOUT OUR PAINT JOBS, CAUSE IF WE DON'T ALL GET TOGETHER AND GET OVER OUR DIFFERENT PAINT JOBS, AND FIX THAT HOLE IN THE OZONE, WE'RE GOING TO BE ALL THE SAME COLOR, BLACK AND CRISPY.))
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The Alleghany Highland Arts Council brought Amos to the Covington High School stage. WX-Tape

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S-Extra


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
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Girls' regional hoops highlights coming up along with the final AP top 10 high school football polls of the season.
Also, some big honors for some Techsters, and Steve Mason checks in from UVA.
But first former Cavalier all-american
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Herman Moore caught 5 balls yesterday to push his NFL leading seasonal total to 71.
The seven-year veteran from Danville by way of UVa says his formula for success is a simple one.
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((HERMAN MOORE/71 CATCHES THIS SEASON:))
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Now here's tonight's scoreboard. wipe to scores
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S-Byrd


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#GIRL-97
GRAPHIC=GIRLS HOOPS


The girl's high school basketball regional action began play last night in Region-3.
We begin our highlights in Vinton
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SUPER=03-Vinton/Altavista vs. Wm. Byrd; :00


As Altavista's Debra Spencer and her Lady Colonels took a shot at knocking Byrd from the ranks of the unbeaten.
But to stop Byrd you have to at least contain Brandy Allen, and last night the senior would drop in a dozen points.
The Altavista hoops were few and far between last night, but Crystal Meadows gets this one to go down off the inbounds.
But Stephanie Parnell led all scores with 16 points and Byrd moves to 25-and-0 on the season with 62-to-33 win.
Byrd plays Brookville in Gretna Wednesday night.
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S-Salem


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-12
GRAPHIC=NONE
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In the other Region Three quarterfinal game last night, Tom Karnes watched his Staunton River Golden Eagles bite the bullet against Salem.
The Spartans Sarah Palmer fires in the nice shot from the top of the key to make it 52-to-14 in the fourth.
The Eagles Erin Wolfe would drive in for a hoop, but by then this one academic.
Elizabeth Croy scores from the corner as Salem beat Staunton River 66 to 19. The Spartans play Gretna in Gretna on Thursday night.
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S-VHSL


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


The final Associated Press Top 10 high school football poll os the season is out last night.
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And as the playoffs get set to begin, here's where some of Friday Football Extra's members ended up in the final poll.
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(( The Fleming Colonels, Friday Football Extra's top team was beaten last Friday by PH, but the Colonels stay in the poll as our lone Group Three-A representative. But Fleming does drop three spots from third to 6th.
The Group Two A ranks are again led by a couple of Seminole teams as district champ Jefferson Forest is fourth, Brookville 5th, Carroll County 7th, and Graham and Heritage are tied for ninth.
In the Single A rankings Radford and Rural Retreat continue to carry the banner.
The Bobcats are 7th, with the Indians 9th for the second straight week.))
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S-Beast


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB97-2
GRAPHIC=BIG EAST


The Hokies solidified their spot atop the Big East standings on Saturday with their win over Miami, and today the man who sealed the deal on Saturday
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night was named Big East defensive player of the week.
Hokie Pierson Prioleau had 7 tackles, a sack, and this interception on Miami's two point try that would have tied the game had it been successful.
The Hokies have this week off before traveling to Pitt on Saturday the 22nd.
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S-Hula


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB97-3
GRAPHIC=NONE
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SUPER=04-Last Saturday; :00


The Tech team got even more good news yesterday as running back Ken Oxendine was selected to play in the postseason Hula Bowl in Maui, Hawaii on January 18th.
Former Friday Football Extra player of the week, Marcus Parker has also been picked to play in the East-West shrine bowl in Palo Alto, California on January 10th.
Parker will be joined in that game by offensive lineman Gennaro DiNapoli.
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Sports Tease


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Still to come in sports tonight can the Cavaliers get one more win and qualify for a postseason bowl game?
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Steve Mason talks to the Cavs about this week's game with State, and their recent offensive behavior - that is without question acceptable.
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S-Virginia


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=FB97-4
GRAPHIC=UVa football


The Virginia Cavaliers are two for two in the month of November - something Wahoo teams of the past have rarely been able to say.
But Steve Mason says this Virginia team is determined to be a little different.
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S-Cy Young


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#S7-8
GRAPHIC=MLB


He did it three times with the Red Sox and now Roger Clemens has done it once with the Jays to become the American League's first four time Cy Young Winner.
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The Toronto Blue Jays right hander dominated the A-L this season.
He became the first pitcher in over 50 years to lead the league in victories, earned run average, and strikeouts.
Randy Johnson of the Seattle Mariners came in a distant second.
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Monty-Parade


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NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-71
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It was a good day for a parade for one Montgomery County Elementary school.
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The parade was held this afternoon to thank everyone involved in helping Riner Elementary win a National Blue Ribbon-- for excellence in education.
There are 85-thousand elementary and middle schools across the nation.
So former principal Keith Rowland says its truly an honor to be one of just 262 schools selected for recognition.
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((KEITH ROWLAND/FORMER RINER ELEM. PRINCIPAL: YOU HAVE TO HAVE GOOD KIDS AND YOU HAVE TO HAVE VERY SUPPORTIVE PARENTS AND I THINK THAT WAS A BIG KEY INGREDIENTS TO OUR SUCCESS. DEBBIE SNELLINGS/RINER ELEMENTARY TEACHER:IT TOOK EVERY TEACHER IN THE BUILDING, PARENTS CAME IN AND HELPED US WHILE WE WORKED ON THE DOCUMENT, EVEN STUDENTS TEACHERS HELPED US, SO IT WAS JUST EVERYBODY HELPING US. ))
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School officials also credit community support.
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