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AMERICAN-INSPECTORS

ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=iraq conflict


The United Nations this afternoon is weighing its options in light of today's developments in Iraq.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Baghdad, Iraq;


This morning the Iraqi government ordered all American weapons inspectors out of the country following yesterday's Security Council resolution condemning Baghdad and demanding it cooperate with U-N inspectors.
The expulsion was announced today on Iraqi television.
The move escalates a two- week- old crisis over arms inspections.
Iraq has turned back U-N inspections teams that included Americans ten times during the past 11 days, including earlier today.
The U-N could decide to pull out the entire U-N weapons team.
Byron Pitts joins us with the latest.
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IRAQ


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=wipe/wipe/wipe


*****take from NEwspath****
SUPER=01-Byron Pitts/Reporting;
SUPER=05-Washington, DC;
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SUPER=03-The White House;
SUPER=01-Kofi Annan/UN Secretary General;
SUPER=01-Tariq Aziz/Iraq Deputy Prime Minister;
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OUT Q=BACK TO YOU.
SUPER=05-Washington, DC;

(( 'IRAQ'S ANNOUNCEMENT THS MORNING IS. INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY."
While President Clinton voiced his resolve. The United Nation's Secretary General said he was surprised.

SOT KOFI ANNAN, UN SECRETARY GENERAL (10:39:25)

'I HADN'T EXPECTED THEM TO MOVE TO THIS, NOW WE ARE GOING TO DISCUSS IT.."
This morning for the 10th time in 11-days. Iraqi officials stood at the entrance to a weapons site. and turned away a UN weapons inspection team because the group included Americans. Hours later, Saddam Hussein ordered all American weapons inspectors to leave IRAQ immediately. Thus raising the threat of military force . threat Iraqi's Deputy Prime Minister said . his county does not fear.

SOT (TARIQ AZIZ, IRAQ DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER) 10:57:55

I'VE SAID IT BEFORE, WE ARE NOT SCARED OF THE THREATS BEING MADE BY THE AMERICANS."
President Clinton reiterated again this morning . it's the UNITED NATIONS . and not simply the UNITED STATES that is threatened by IRAQ'S ANNOUNCEMENT.

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'THESE INSPECTIONS ..SAFETY OF THE WORLD.'))

pakistan


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


The U-S Embassy in Pakistan is urging Americans in Karachi to stay indoors.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Karachi, Pakistan/Yesterday;


Four American oil workers were gunned down in the city yesterday.
A previously unknown group has claimed responsibility for the slayings, and says there'll be more attacks if Pakistani Mir Aimal Kasi (meer eye-MAHL' KAH'-see) gets the death penalty for killing two C-I-A workers in the U-S.
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kasi


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
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VO-NAT


The jurors who convicted Kasi say they're scared.
In an effort to shield them from publicity the judge in the case has ordered them sequestered as they consider whether to give Kasi the death penalty.
The jurors are staying at a hotel in Fairfax under armed guard.
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WTC-REAX


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=wipe/wipe/wipe
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


Another jury conviction, this one in the World Trade Center bombing case, has prompted more warnings for Americans abroad.
Yesterday a New York City jury found Ramzi Yousef guilty of masterminding the 19-93 world trade center bombing.
His accomplice, Eyad Ismoil (ee-ahd Is-my-el) was also convicted.
Both men face life in prison.
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220-Wreck


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#97-70
GRAPHIC=accident


A tractor-trailer wreck in Daleville this morning sent five people to the hospital.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Botetourt Co.


It happened on Route 2-20, near Lord Botetourt High School.
The truck rolled over on its side crushing a mini-van and a car.
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SOT
IN Q=The truck driver

((TROOPER MALCOLM AUSTIN/STATE POLICE: THE TRUCK DRIVER IS SAYING HE DIDN'T HAVE BRAKES. I WON'T KNOW EXACTLY WHAT HAPPENED UNTIL THE MOTOR CARRIER COMPLETES HIS INVESTIGATION OF THE TRUCK.))
SUPER=01-Malcolm Austin/Virginia State Police;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=of the truck.
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VO-NAT


Four high school students in the car got out with what appeared to be minor injuries.
The van driver hurt his shoulder and was airlifted to the hospital.
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E-Route-114


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-80
GRAPHIC=NONE


The danger posed by a road and a proposed power line has a number of Montgomery County residents concerned.
They're calling on county supervisors for help.
Teresa Hamilton has more.
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IN Q=The majority
SUPER=03-Christiansburg; :00
SUPER=01-Jim Gaines/Power Line Opponent; :23
SUPER=03-Montgomery Co./October 31; :34
SUPER=01-Dan Haga/Former Va. State Trooper; :53
SUPER=@Teresa1; 1:15
RUNS=1:28
OUT Q=News 7

((The majority of residents who attended are opposed to American Electric Power's proposal to build a high voltage power line through parts of the New River Valley.
The line would extend from Wyoming County, West Virginia to Cloverdale.
The power giant says the line is necessary to avoid future power outages--
But opponents say its a money making venture and urged the Supervisors to take a stand.
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13:47:33
SOT
IN Q=This whole

((JIM GAINES/POWER LINE OPPONENT:IN TRUTH SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA DOES NOT NEED IT AND WILL NOT DERIVE ANY BENEFIT FROM IT.))
RUNS=:05
OUT Q=from it.


The board also heard from residents along Route 114.
In the past three years, 10- people have died in traffic accidents-- along the stretch of road that connects Christiansburg to Radford.
Four of the fatalities were in recent weeks.
Residents would like to see the road widened, but immediate solutions include increased police patrols, a lowering of the speed limit and outlawing passing.
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14:41:50
SOT
IN Q=Me and

((DAN HAGA/FORMER VA STATE TROOPER:ME AND MY WIFE AND MY CHILDREN DRIVE THAT ROAD, WHEN YOU GO TO TURN OFF YOU DON'T KNOW IF YOU'RE GOING TO TO GET REAR ENDED, I THINK WE NEED TO MAKE THAT ROAD KNOWN, IF YOU BREAK THE LAW YOU'RE GOING TO PAY. ))
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OUT Q=to pay.


The Board did NOT take immediate action on either issue.
The Supervisors want additional information-- to make a more informed decision concerning the power line. TAKE SU
As far as Route 114-- the board is considering sending letters to V-DOT and local engineers asking for future and immediate assistance.
Whether they do so-- will be voted on at the next meeting. Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7.))

OK-TRIAL


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=ok trial


In Denver, key prosecution witness Michael Fortier is back on the witness stand today at the second Oklahoma City bombing trial.
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VO-NAT

4:11:39
In testimony yesterday he made an important change in his story.
At Timothy McVeigh's trial, Fortier testified that McVeigh said he and Terry Nichols wanted to blow up a building.
Now he says McVeigh didn't directly mention Nichols.
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UNABOMBER


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=WIPE WIPE WIPE
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VO-NAT


In California, jury selection has resumed in the trial of unabomber suspect Ted Kaczynski.
It's expected to take at least a month to seat the 12 jurors from a pool of 600.
Meantime, Kaczynski's lawyers have filed court papers that say their client is a paranoid schizophrenic.
That's something his mother said she feared when she was interviewed by 60 minutes.
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CBS EVENING NEWS 19:11:31 ((WANDA KACZYNSKI:I WORRIED MORE ABOUT HIS MENTAL HEALTH AND THEN WHEN I SAW HIM I FIGURED OH MY GOD HE'S REALLY GONE OVER THE EDGE ))
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OUT Q=OVER THE EDGE.
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VO-NAT


Kaczynski is charged with four attacks.. including two fatal bombings.
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TWA


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


The criminal probe has been suspended in the crash of T-W-A Flight 800.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


The families of the 230 victims received letters from the F-B-I saying the agency has found no evidence that a criminal act caused the crash.
Safety investigators are still trying to figure out what caused the explosion in the plane's empty fuel tank July 17th, 19-96.
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vandalism


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=afr
TAPE#net (edit of 97-68)
GRAPHIC=NONE


A community is searching for solutions after what residents say is just another in a line of incidents of racial harassment.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Floyd Co.;


The Mount Zion Church in Floyd County was splattered with orange paint this weekend.
Two Floyd County students stand accused.
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SOT 4:06:17
IN Q=we have

((GINO WILLIAMS: WE HAVE TWO SUSPECTS AND WARRANTS AND PETITIONS ARE BEING OBTAINED ONE IS AN ADULT,AND ONE IS A JUVENILE. ))
SUPER=01-Gino Williams/Floyd Co. Commonwealth's Attorney;
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OUT Q=a juvenile
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VO-NAT


African Americans in the area say it is NOT an isolated incident. They say there are problems in the school system, being pushed under the rug.
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SOT 7:16:20
IN Q=it appears

((RICHARD SPENCER: IT APPEARS WE ARE APPROACHING THE YEAR 2000, AND SOME OF US ARE STILL LIVING IN THE 1920S. APPLAUSE))
SUPER=01-Richard Spencer/Mt. Zion Pastor;
RUNS=:11
OUT Q=applause
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VO-NAT


Now the community says its up to the school system and county government to work with them to find solutions.
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Celanese


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=sgo
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=business news


For three weeks in December, 400 workers at the Celco plant in Narrows will be out of a job.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Narrows/File Tape;
tape #97-53


The company is calling it a "temporary curtailment."
The celanese plant says slow market conditions are forcing the three-week layoff.
Celco makes yarn and fiber used for everything from clothes to industrial products.
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BALDING-PILL


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=NOON
WRITER=MEL
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


For balding men, growing hair may soon be as easy as swallowing a pill.
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VO-NAT


A Food and Drug Administration panel will decide today whether to let Merck and Company sell the first anti- baldness pill to American men.
The drug is actually a lower dose of a popular treatment for enlarged prostates.
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S-Salem-VA


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=NONE


A career Veterans Affairs employee was named as the new director for the V-A Medical Center in Salem.
Doctor Stephen Lemons has been working in Washington.
Lemons' most recent job for the V-A was Deputy Undersecretary for Benefits.
The Salem hospital has had an acting director since John Presley was forced out on sexual harassment charges.

5-ADD


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#597-48
GRAPHIC=Medical News


The strong medications prescribed for the millions of children with Attention Deficit Disorder can have serious side effects.
Tonya Flory reports on what could be a healthier relief.
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IN Q=Eight year old
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00 quick
SUPER=01-Sherry Swift/Mother; :24
SUPER=01-Charlie Rea/Nature's Outlet; :57 quick
SUPER=@Tonya1; 1:02
SUPER=01-Dr. Lisa Teegarden/Psychologist; 1:14
SUPER=01-Dr. William Kagey/Pediatrician; 1:45
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OUT Q=News 7.

((Eight year old Amber Dennis is now doing better in school. Nat sound (reading out loud)
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She's able to concentrate, even though she's no longer taking medicine to control her attention deficit Hyperactive Disorder.
Doctors have prescribed three different drugs which caused her to have stomach aches, depression and loss of appetite.
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SOT 16:02:05
IN Q=And then she

((SHERRY SWIFT/MOTHER: AND THEN SHE STARTED TO LOSE WEIGHT AND I SAID OKAY THIS IS ENOUGH AND I STOPPED HER MEDICATION AND DISCOVERED THE PEDI-ACTIVE ADD AND IN ONE MONTH SHE GAINED FOUR POUNDS SHE'S LIKE A BOTTOMLESS PIT, I CAN'T FILL HER UP. ACADEMICALLY SHE'S DOING VERY WELL. HER REPORT CARD JUST CAME OUT AND IT'S THE BEST ONE YET))
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OUT Q=best one yet.


Pedi-Active ADD is just one natural alternative to drugs like Ritalin and Dexadrine.
Nutritional antioxidants and non-drug compounds are available without a prescription and researchers say they're as safe as vitamin C.
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IN Q=They have done

((CHARLIE REA/NATURE'S OUTLET: THEY HAVE DONE RIGOROUS TESTING WITH IT AND THEY HAVE FOUND THAT IT HAS MINIMAL TOXICITY, LESS THAN THAT OF ASPIRIN))
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OUT Q= aspirin.
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SOT 17:38:22
IN Q=More and more

((MORE AND MORE PATIENTS ARE BEING DIAGNOSED WITH ADD FOR LEARNING PROBLEMS AND TREATED WITH POWERFUL DRUGS THAT MANY SAY ONLY MASK THE SYMPTOMS...OR WORSE YET NATURALLY ACTIVE CHILDREN ARE BEING PUT ON BEHAVIORAL MODIFICATION DRUGS))
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OUT Q=MODIFICATION DRUGS
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SOT 17:00:51
IN Q=Children

((DR. LISA TEEGARDEN/PSYCHOLOGIST:CHILDREN THAT ARE JUST EXTREMELY OPPOSITIONAL, OUT OF CONTROL SOMETIMES GET DIAGNOSED WITH ADHD AND SOMETIMES IT'S NOT ALWAYS THERE))
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OUT Q=always there.
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SOT 16:04:06
IN Q=Kids are kids

((SHERRY SWIFT:KIDS ARE KIDS SOME ARE GOING TO BE MORE RAMBUNCTIOUS THAN OTHERS BUT WITH MY DAUGHTER SHE HAD A PROBLEM FOCUSING, SHE COULDN'T FINISH ANYTHING OUT, SHE HAD TO CONSTANTLY BE PUT ON TASK))
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OUT Q=put on task.

And because science has not yet defined the causes of ADD--It's frustrating for everyone involved.
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SOT 17:17:46
IN Q=A lot of times

((DR. WILLIAM KAGEY/PEDIATRICIAN: A LOT OF TIMES THE DADS DON'T THINK THESE KIDS ARE VERY ACTIVE BECAUSE THEY'RE JUST THERE IN THE EVENINGS OR WEEKENDS AND THEY DO THINGS WITH THEM AND IT'S FINE, BUT THEY DON'T SEE THEM IN THE SITUATIONS THAT THE TEACHERS DO AND THE MOMS DO))
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OUT Q=moms do.


Doctors say the first step is that the children have to want to do better.
Psychologist are giving them techniques to do so, and letting them know that just because they're active, they're not bad. Nat Sound--Good Girl.
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Tonya Flory, News 7.))

E-Rudy


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-79
GRAPHIC=NONE


Playing for Notre Dame's football team was a dream come true for Rudy Ruettiger (ROOT-ih-ger)
His story inspired the 19-93 film "Rudy."
Now he's taking his message of hope to others.
Steve Smallshaw reports.
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SOT
IN Q=No one has
SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00
SUPER=04-Tristar Pictures; :07
SUPER=01-Rudy Ruettiger/Former Notre Dame Player; :26
SUPER=@ssm2; 1:07
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OUT Q=News7, Lynchburg.

(( No one has gotten more out of a 27- second span of their life than Daniel "Rudy" Ruettiger.
natsot movie
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For a brief moment in 1975, Ruettiger realized his lifelong dream when he took the field for his beloved Notre Dame, chalking up a quarterback sack in the final seconds.
Three years ago, Rudy found himself in the White House, watching his movie with President Clinton, Joe Montana and Colin Powell.
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SOT 8:22:45
IN Q=That's pretty

((RUDY RUETTIGER/FORMER NOTRE DAME PLAYER: THAT'S PRETTY EXCITING. ALL I DID WAS MAKE A TACKLE. THINK ABOUT IT YOU KNOW? I DIDN'T WIN ANY SUPER BOWLS, I DIDN'T BECOME THE PRESIDENT, I DIDN'T WIN ANY WARS... I NEVER QUIT.))
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OUT Q=never quit.


And that was the gist of Rudy's message to the crowd at Lynchburg College.
Ruettiger says it's easy to abandon your dreams when things get difficult or someone tells you you can't make it.
The key is to focus only on the positive.
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SOT 8:51:34
IN Q=People who

((RUDY RUETTIGER: PEOPLE WHO THINK THEY KNOW MORE THAN YOU DO, DON'T HANG AROUND 'EM! GET AROUND PEOPLE WHO WANT TO SHARE, GET AROUND PEOPLE WHO CARE, IT MAKES A BIG DIFFERENCE IN WHERE YOU'RE GOING TO BE AND WHERE YOU'RE GOING TO GO.))
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More than twenty years later, Ruettiger's story still strikes a chord with both young and old.. he says it's because he believes there's a little bit of Rudy in all of us.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))

WEATHER
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Girls


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#Girl-97
GRAPHIC=Girls Hoops


In girls high school hoop action, William Byrd hit the road last night for a semi final game against Brookville in the Group Two A region three tournament.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Gretna/William Byrd vs Brookville; :


Byrd put on the heat in the first quarter as Brandy Allen makes the steal and goes in for the layup and was fouled on the play.
Brookville comes back this time breaking the press and getting it to Traci Keen who goes in for the layup.
The Lady Terriers got hot from three point land Allen passes to Sarah Moore who hits the trey.
Byrd comes back this time Moore SUPER=34-William

Byrd/66/Brookville/31/;passes to J.J. McKenney who banks in the three and the Lady Terriers win it 66 to 31.
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Express


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=ICE-98
GRAPHIC=Express


From the hardwood to the hardwater, The Roanoke Express welcomed back a top defenseman yesterday.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00


In an afternoon news conference; the franchise announced the return of veteran defenseman Michael Smith, along with his wife Nicole and 12 day old daughter Alexis.
Smith's defense and solid offensive passing ability should strengthen an Express power play that is last in the E-C-H-L; converting just 3 of 31 opportunities this season.
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SOT
IN Q="What

((MICHAEL SMITH/EXPRESS HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-Michael Smith/Comes from United Hockey League; :24
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=...rolling to"
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Tech-coach


ANCHOR=Patrick
NEWSCAST=noon
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB97-2
GRAPHIC=VT FB


And finally, Less than a month after having emergency triple bypass surgery, Hokie assistant coach J.B. Grimes was back at work.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/November 1; :00


Grimes rejoined the team in the press box on November 1st, he was there again this past Saturday against Miami.
After the game, he said his heart condition was a real reality check.
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((J.B. GRIMES/VA. TECH OFFENSIVE LINE COACH:))
SUPER=01-J. B. Grimes/Va. Tech Offensive Line Coach; :00
RUNS=:20
OUT Q=...REACHED MY GOAL."
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El-nino-TURTLES


ANCHOR=Melanie
NEWSCAST=Noon
WRITER=mel
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=NONE


The weather phenomenon El Nino is having an adverse affect on some of the planet's smaller creatures.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-LaFlor, Nicaragua;


In Nicaragua, the birth rate for turtles has dropped significantly.
This beach typically hosts three-thousand births each fall, but so far this season scientists have observed just two-thousand.
Experts say the Warmer temperatures in the Pacific caused by El Nino are less conducive to mating and reproduction. (----------------)