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News-head

ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#Heads
GRAPHIC=


Up next on News 7 at 11...
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VO-NAT


The first priority is diplomacy, but a lot of military hardware is headed for the gulf.
An icebreaker shakes up a crowd when something goes wrong during it's christening.
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ANCHOR=Eric
SS=


Plus we'll show you the strange lights that flew over the Pacific Northwest last night.
News 7 is next.

Iraq-Conflict


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Iraq Conflict


President Clinton is calling on world leaders to join him in the showdown with Iraq, calling it a battle against the organized forces of destruction.
Paul James has the latest.
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IN Q=Another ship
SUPER=01-Madeleine Albright/Secretary of State; :34
SUPER=01-Newt Gingrich/House Speaker; 1:11
RUNS=1:34
OUT Q=Paul James, CBS News;


(( ANOTHER SHIP AND MORE AMERICANS ARE HEADED TO THE GULF. UNLIKE FRIDAYS DISPATCH OF THE USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, THE DEPARTURE OF THIS WARSHIP CARRYING CRUISE MISSILES TO THE GULF WAS SCHEDULED. BUT SECRETARY OF STATE MADELEINE ALBREIT IS CHANGING HER MIDDLE EAST COURSE TO STOP IN SAUDI ARABIA AND TWO OTHER COUNTRIES BORDERING IRAQ - NOT TO DISCUSS DEPLOYMENT OR DEFENSE ISSUES SHE SAYS...BUT TO TALK ABOUT UNITY. AT A NEWS CONFERENCE IN SWITZERLAND, ALBREIT HAD STRONG WORDS FOR SADDAM HUSSEIN AND HIS RECENT DEFIANCE OF THE UNITED NATIONS AND ITS RULES REGARDING WEAPONS:

SOT/MADELEINE ALBRIGHT, SEC. of STATE
(...he has an obligation to abide by those resolutions and threatening us or

anyonelse here is not the answer.)

SINCE THURSDAY'S EXPULSION OF ALL SIX AMERICANS ON THE WEAPONS INSPECTION TEAM, PRESIDENT CLINTON HAS BEGUN SWIFT MEASURES AGAINST SADDAM HUSSEIN WHO IS SUSPECTED OF HIDING A SECRET ARSENAL OF CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS:

SOT CLINTON



SOT/NEWT GINGRICH/HOUSE SPEAKER
(..." we should support the President in taking whatever steps are neccessary

to ensure that we stop this dictator from getting the kind of weapons that could terrorize the whole world."

IRAQIS SHOWED THEIR SUPPORT FOR THEIR LEADER WITH ANTI AMERICAN DEMONSTRATIONS ON SATURDAY AND REPORTEDLY BEGAN LINING UP AFTER HIS CALL FOR FAMILIES TO ACT AS HUMAN SHIELDS - SHOULD AMERICA STRIKE.
PAUL JAMES, CBS NEWS.))

CIA-Shooting


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=NET
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


A Pakistani man found guilty of murdering a C-I-A employee in northern Virginia four years ago has gotten the death penalty.
The decision comes days after four American businessmen were shot to death in Pakistan--reportedly in retaliation for the conviction.
And, there are reports that more attacks can be expected as punishment for the death sentence.
Gary Reals has more.
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SUPER=01-Robert Horan/Prosecutor; :10
SUPER=03-Langley, VA/ 1993; :23
SUPER=01-Nicholas Starr/Shooting Victim; :38
SUPER=01-Russell Darling/Victim's Brother; :47
SUPER=03-Langley, VA/1994; 1:06
SUPER=01-Richard Becker/Victim's Father-in-Law; 1:27
SUPER=19-Gary Reals; 1:41
RUNS=2:07
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Pakistan-Shooting


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=NET
GRAPHIC=Shooting


Meanwhile, the remains of the four American businessman murdered in Pakistan are on their way back to the United States.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Karachi, Pakistan


Four grey coffins covered by wreaths were carried on board a plane amid heavy security.
The men--executives for the Union Texas oil company--were shot to death in an ambush on Wednesday.
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ANCHOR=Eric
SS=hold


The bodies will be taken to Houston.




Ice-breaker


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=none


A new Coast Guard ice breaker broke more than it was supposed to at it's christening today.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-New Orleans, LA;


As the board slid into the Mississippi River, it sent a wave of water back into the stands, showering specators with mud, gravel and driftwood.
At least 15 people were hurt, suffering cuts, bruises, and broken bones.
The company that launched the new ship isn't sure what went wrong, saying something like this has never happened before.
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Amherst-Wreck


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=Accident


A car crash early this morning in Amherst County killed two people.
The victims are 41-year old Leonard Irvin of Madison Heights and 37-year old Marie Randolph of Lynchburg.
Police say the driver of one of the vehicles lost control, veering into oncoming traffic along Old Wright Shop Road.
The accident is still under investigation.

Safety-Seats


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-76
GRAPHIC=none


Proper installation of child safety seats is crucial in protecting little ones from harm during a car accident.
But, 90 percent of the time these seats ARE NOT installed properly.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The Roanoke Regional Safe Kids Coalition checked car seats today.
The seats were re-installed if needed.
And in most cases it WAS needed.
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SOT 14:41:42
IN Q=you could probably

((VICTOR BRADLEY/PARENT: YOU COULD PROBABLY MOVE IT ABOUT AN INCH EITHER WAY AND I GUESS IF THERE WAS AN IMPACT FROM AND ACCIDENT THAT COULD MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE. SO I THINK THE BABY WILL BE MUCH SAFER HAVING COME HERE.)) ((MARY KING/DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES: WE JUST WANT TO SURE PEOPLE DO READ THE INSTRUCTION TO THEIR CHILD SAFETY SEAT. IT GIVES THEM A LOT OF INFORMATION ABOUT HOW TO DO IT CORRECTLY AND ANOTHER GOOD SOURCE IS TO READ THE OWNERS MANUAL TO YOUR VEHICLE. IT WILL TELL YOU WHAT TYPE OF BELTS YOU HAVE AND WHETHER RO NOT THEY WILL SAFELY HOLD A CHILD SAFETY SEAT.))
SUPER=01-Victor Bradley/Parent; :00
SUPER=01-Mary King/Dept. Of Motor Vehicles; :16
RUNS=:28
OUT Q=A CHILD SAFETY SEAT
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VO-NAT


If you would like to get your child safety seats checked contact the D-M-V or the Safe Kids Coalition.
Plus some officers in the Salem, Roanoke City and State Police Departments are trained to inspect the seats as well.
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WebWatch


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#WebWatch
GRAPHIC=Web Watch


A ruling in the Au Pair murder case was supposed to be posted on the Internet until some problems came up.
More in tonight's edition of Webwatch.
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IN Q=reporters, lawyers
SUPER=03-Cambridge, MA; :15
RUNS=1:10
OUT Q=WDBj7-dot-com


(( intro
RUNS=:05


Lawyers, reporters and everyone interested jammed the Lawyer's Weekly website looking for a 10am ruling... that wasn't there.
A court official says a power outage affected Judge Hiller Zobel's Internet service provider, so word of the ruling was spread the old-fashioned way... on paper.
The full text of his decision is now available on-line.

Microsoft is under fire but fighting back...
The software giant is asking a federal court to delete a government anti-trust lawsuit.
The company's response is posted on its website, as well as an open letter to Ralph Nader.
Nader convened a conference this week targeting Microsoft as too big for the market.

The White House is looking for communities who faced racism, and won.
The Presidential Advisory Board on race is compiling a list of community programs, contact names, and how the program worked.
The board hopes these successful projects can be duplicated in other areas.

For links to these sites, visit the webwatch page on the WDBJ-website at WWW-dot-WDBJ7-dot-com.))

Worst-Airports


ANCHOR=eric
NEWSCAST=6p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=NET
GRAPHIC=none

edit: at 16:19 11/14/97 CBS feed 4-5pm tape
Reviews of the Richmond International Airport are no longer up in the air.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


A report listed the airport among the worst in the country last year for "close calls."
The study considered a close call to be an airplane, person or vehicle interfering with a plane's take off or landing.
The Federal Aviation Administration claimed Richmond International had five close calls last year, but says it still considers the airport safe.
Other cities with the worst distinction include Cleveland, Ohio and Long Beach, California. Chicago had the fewest close calls.
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Ice-Rink


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=Six
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-71
GRAPHIC=none


No more thin ice for Roanoke's new skating rink. The ice has hardened and the doors are open to the Palace.
After a grand party on Thursday, The Ice Palace Skating Rink had to postpone its opening day because of a compressor malfunction resulting in no ice.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


But today skaters of all abilities donned their blades and took to the frozen water.
The ice was thin in some places, but management says they'll have all the kinks worked out by next weekend.
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SOT 13:51:50
IN Q=IT TOOK ALL

((ALLAN HARVIE JR/ADANAC GROUP PRESIDENT: IT TOOK ALL OF US WORKING AROUND THE CLOCK UNTIL THIS MORNING TO GET THE ICE BACK IN, CRUSH THE ICE THAT WAS OUT THERE TO BEAT IT DOWN AND SMOOTH IT THEN GET OUR COMPRESSOR FIXED ANS START ALL OVER AGAIN.))
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SOT 14:02:57
IN Q=I'M HAPPY IT'S

((CAROL SAWYER/PARENT: I'M HAPPY IT'S HERE BECAUSE IT'S SOMEWHERE FOR MY PRETEEN SON TO GO FOR GOOD ENTERTAINMENT AND I DON'T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT HIM BEING ON THE STREETS OR IN STREET GANGS AND ALL THE BAD THINGS THAT ARE GOING ON.))
SUPER=01-Allan Harvie, Jr./ADANAC Group Pres.; :00
SUPER=01-Carol Sawyer/Parent; :15
RUNS=:25
OUT Q=ARE GOING ON
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VO-NAT


The rink will be closed Monday and Tuesday so the ice can be painted and refinished.
The Roanoke Express will practice at the facility, but Allan Harvie says there will be public skating times every day.
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Congress-Votes


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=jmc
TAPE#=97-75
GRAPHIC=none


The House of Representatives' session is done for the year.
Here's a recap of votes casted by congressmen in southwest Virginia on important issues.
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IN Q=Among the measures
RUNS=:30
OUT Q=voted against it.


((Among the measures Congress approved was one to let illegal immigrants stay in the U.S. while applying for permanent residency.
Congressmen Virgil Goode and Bob Goodlatte vote for the bill.
Congressman Rick Boucher was recorded as NOT voting.
On the bill to rescue Amtrak, Goode Goodlatte and Boucher all voted with the majority.
Another measure Congress approved removes the right of people testifying at public committee meetings to ban media coverage.
Goode and Goodlatte voted for the measure; Boucher voted against it.))

Welfare-Promo


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=2nd Chance to Succeed


The new welfare system with its changes means new responsibilities and pressures for many people on receiving public assistance.
Now, many recipients will have to find a job or live with a drop in the benefits they're used to receiving. full screen
This week Kimberly McBroom will talk about the challenges facing those on welfare in her series, "A Second Chance at Success."
ANCHOR=Eric
SS=none


Beginning Monday, the series will look at what the welfare changes mean for many Virginians.

On-Record


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-68
GRAPHIC=On Record


A month from now, many people will have their Christmas shopping nearly finished. And many will be well on their way to another season of debt.
If your credit card is burning a hole in your pocket, be careful.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Experts say the holiday spirit can make you loose financial control.
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SOT 00:06:21
IN Q=It's an emotional

((ED GARRETTSON/CONSUMER CREDIT COUNSELING SERVICE; IT'S AN EMOTIONAL TIME OF THE YEAR, AND WE'RE CAUGHT UP IN THE HOLIDAYS AND THE MEMORIES AND SO FORTH AND THAT'S ANOTHER FACT, THAT A LOT OF PEOPLE STICK ON IS THEY TRY TO BUY LOVE. WE HAVE THE MISTAKEN IMPRESSION THAT IF WE BUY HIM SOMETHING BIGGER, SOMETHING BETTER, HE'LL LOVE ME MORE. ))
SUPER=01-Ed Garrettson/Consumer Credit Counseling Service;
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=he'll love me more
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VO-NAT


For more information about controling holiday credit, and avoiding holiday scams... join us for On Record, tomorrow morning at 11.
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Forecasts
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SUPER=331-Variable Clouds/Gusty NW Winds/30-33/Variable Clouds/Windy/38-42;
SUPER=332-Clouds &/Snow Showers/20-25/Mostly Cloudy/Flurries/33-38;
SUPER=333-Snow/Showers/27-30/Windy, Cloudy/ With Flurries/30-35;
SUPER=334-Snow Showers/2" Possible/20-24/Clouds &/Flurries/30-35;
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S-Fleming


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#FB97-1
GRAPHIC=Fleming/Brooke


The Colonels of William Fleming will play for the Division 5 Northwest Regional championship next week.
This afternoon at Victory Stadium the Colonels beat Brooke Point 27 to 20.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Colonels vs Black Hawks; :


The Fleming fans came out this afternoon for the Semi final game at Victory Stadium.
And the Colonels took the lead in the first quarter when Jermaine Hardy takes the handoff and scores from 25 yards out to make it 7 to nothing Fleming.
Brooke point came back to tie it on the next series of plays. Then Daniel Ruppert goes to the air and hits Keith Franklin to move the ball to the one yard line and the Black Hawks scored on the next play to lead 14 to 7.
But the Colonels came back with a strong running game. Fullback J.R. Word gets it started with this one yard touchdown to make 20 to 19 Brooke Point.
Then with a minute left in the game Fleming's Lee Suggs takes the handoff and scores from 10 yards out and the Colonels hold on to the 27 to 20 win.
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IN Q="We are...

((GEORGE "KILA" MILLER/FLEMING HEAD COACH: ))
SUPER=01-George "Kila" Miller/Fleming Head Coach; :00
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=.........SUCH AS THIS."
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S-Pulaski


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=FFE Logo


Fleming will play Culpeper next Friday Night. The Blue Devils came from behind in the second half on their home field to beat Pulaski County 28 to 17 in the other regional Semi Final game.
SS=Byrd/Heritage


Next Friday night in Salem, The Heritage Pioneers will take on salem in the Group Two A division three championship game.
This afternoon at City Stadium in Lynchburg the Pioneers beat William Byrd 28 to 21 in Overtime.


S-UVA


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#VF97-1
GRAPHIC=UVA Football


Jamie Barnette threw three touchdown passes and ran for another as N.C. State knocked off Virginia 31 to 24.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Raleigh, NC/JP SPORTS; :


State led 7 to nothing when Jamie Barnette goes to the air and hits Terry Holt on the first of his three touchdown passes on the day to make it 14 to nothing.
After an interception the Cavaliers came back. Aaron Brooks puts it up and hits Germaine Crowell on the 37 yard touchdown pass to make the score 14 to 7 in the second quarter.
State answered when Barnette sprints out and hits Holt on the 8 yard touchdown pass play and the Wolfpack led at the half 21 to 10.
The Wolfpack led 28 to 10 but Brooks rallied the Cavaliers throwing
SUPER=36-N.C. State/31/Virginia/24/;two second half touchdown passes to

Terrence Wilkins this 52 yarder made it 28 to 24 But State wins the game 31 to 24.
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ANCHOR=Roy
SS=Hold logo


Virginia is 6 and 4 overall and 5 and 3 in the conference. And the Cavaliers will probably need a win over Virginia Tech in two weeks to get a Bowl bid.

S-Carolina


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#FB97-2
GRAPHIC=ACC Logo


Meantime, North Carolina kept its A-C-C bowl alliance hopes alive this afternoon beating Clemson 17 to 10.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Clemson, SC/ABC SPORTS; :


Its the Tar Heels first win at Death Valley in 17 years and it didn't come easy.
With the score tied 10 to 10 in the fourth quarter Chris Keldorf puts the ball into the air hitting L.C. Stevens who drags the Clemson secondary all the way to the Tigers four yard line.
On the very next play from SUPER=36-North

Carolina/17/Clemson/10/;scrimmage Keldorf hands off to Jonathan Linton who bulls his wave into the end zone for the score and Carolina wins it 17 to 10.
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S-College


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#FB97-3
GRAPHIC=Big East


Virginia Tech was off this weekend but the Hokies got a chance to see next weeks opponent Pittsburgh knock heads with Syracuse.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Pittsburgh, PA/BIG EAST; :


And the Orangemen dodged a bullet as they chase the Hokies for the Big East Bowl Alliance.
With 35 seconds on the clock and down by a point, Syracuse quarterback Donovan McNabb throws this 24 yard touchdown pass to Greg Spotwood for the win.
For all the scores lets check the boards.
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WIPE TO SCORES
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Mary/10///;
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SUPER=0101-/Emory & Henry/24/j/Maryville/27////Delaware

St./20/j/Hampton/24///;
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Forest/7///;
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SUPER=0101-j/Miami/51//Rutgers/23///j/Michigan#1/26//Wisconsin#23/16///;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0101-j/Nebraska#3/77//Iowa State/14///j/Ohio St.#4/41//Illinois/6///;
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SUPER=0101-/Tennessee#5/23//Arkansas/22/4//j/Penn St.#6/42//Purdue#19/14///;
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St.#14/38//Stanford/28///;
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SUPER=0101-j/Arizona St.#15/52//Oregon/31///j/Miss. St#17/32//Alabama/20///;
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Tech/27///j/Missouri#25/42//Baylor/24///;
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OUT Q=....last score."
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#Tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


And coming up, The Express was back at the Roundhouse tonight Salem and William Byrd played for the Region Three Girls basketball championship tonight at Northside.
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VO-NAT ENG#


And Jeff Gordon will have some work to do in order to win the Winston Cup Points championship.
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S-Hoops


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#Girl-97
GRAPHIC=Region Three


Over at Northside tonight William And Byrd and Salem hooked up in the Girls Region three championship basketball game.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Terriers vs Spartans; :


The Lady Spartans getting loose before the start of tonights game.
Byrd's Brandy Allen lights up the scoreboard she pump fakes and hits the jumper down low in the first quarter.
The Spartans run the floor Amanda Veney passes to the cutting Michelle Leavelle for the easy layup to keep it close.
Salem's Kim Croy catches the pass SUPER=34-Salem/49/William Byrd/48/;and

hits the jumper as the Spartans pull away and hold on for the 49 to 48 win.
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ANCHOR=Roy
SS=Region four


In Region four, Heather Miller scored 24 as Bassett beat Grundy 59 to 46.

S-Express


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#ICE-98
GRAPHIC=Express/Chiefs


The Roanoke Express returned to the home security of the Roundhouse tonight for a game with the Johnstown Chiefs.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Express vs Cheifs; :


The Chiefs and Express were feeling each other out early in the first period.
Then we pick it up in the second period the Cheifs get it going when Harold Hersh slips the puck to Lucas Smital who scores the goal to make it 1 to nothing.
Dave Stewart scored to tie it at one and Chris Lipsett passes to Pete Brearly who shoots for the score and it was 2 to 1 Express.
Then moments later Lipsett gets SUPER=38-Roanoke/3/Johnstown/2/;out on

the break and scores unassisted to make it 3 to 1 Express and Roanoke goes on to win it 3 to 2.
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S-Qualify


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#R-38
GRAPHIC=Jeff Gordon


A mistake during practice has put Points leader Jeff Gordon at the back of the pack for tomorrow's NAPA 500 at the Atlanta Motor Speedway.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Hampton, Ga; :


Gordon was warming up his tires as he picked up speed on Pit road lost control and slide into the stopped car of Bobby Hamilton. Both driver had to switch to back up cars and Gordon will start 37-th. He needs an 18-th place finish to clinch the title.
Geoff Bodine will start on the pole with a record speed of 197 point 478 miles per hour.
And Dale Jarrett, who is second in the points race will start third. Now here's the rest of the top 25.
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Labonte//5. Joe Nemechek//;
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SUPER=0107-6. Dale Earnhardt//7. Jeff Green//8. Kenny Irwin//9. Mark

Martin//10. Bill Elliott//;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0107-11. Ricky Rudd//12. Johnny Benson//13. Ken Schrader//14. Derrike

Cope//15. Steve Grissom//;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0107-16. Rick Mast//17. Gary Bradberry//18. Brett Bodine//19. Kenny

Wallace//20. Kyle Petty//;
SUPER=X5009;
SUPER=0107-21. Bobby Labonte//22. Dick Trickle//23. Ernie Irvan//24. Chad

Little//25. Steve Park//;
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OUT Q=......last driver."
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Video


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=lfi
Super=X5052 (loads FX)
Super=X5045 (starts FX)


What was twinkling in the skies over the Pacific Northwest last night?
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VO-NAT
SUPER=75-Yelm, WA

Residents and officials are still perplexed over these strange lights blinking in the dark sky from Everett, Washington, to Portland, Oregon.
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SOT
IN Q=I don't know

((I DON'T KNOW, IT WAS...IT WAS REALLY WEIRD.))
SUPER=75-Kim Wetmore/Witness; :16
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VO-NAT


Theories range from "space junk" that seemed like fireballs flying through the air to remnants of an SL-4 rocket body disintegrating in the atmosphere. Whatever it was, the National Weather Service in Spokane, Wash., says it landed safely off the coast of Washington, in the Pacific Ocean.
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