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News-head

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Up next on News 7 at 11.
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Police are looking for the man who shot a Roanoke teenager in the neck after trying to rob him.
Saddam Hussein says he's not looking for a confrontation with the U.S.
And an Iowa town anxiously awaits the birth of septuplets...seven babies.
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ANCHOR=Eric
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News 7 at 11 is next.

Robbery-Roanoke


ANCHOR=Eric
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TAPE#97-69
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Rescue workers rushed a teenager to the hospital after he was shot on a street corner in Northwest Roanoke.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke;


Police say two men, both about 18, pulled up in a car, one got out and told the victim he wanted his rings.
The two struggled, at least 2 shots were fired and the 17 year old was hit in the neck.
From there, they say the victim ran to a friends house and called for help.
He was taken to the hospital, police say the gunshot would does not appear to be life threatening.
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US-Iraq


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


Saddam Hussein said he does not seek conflict with the United States, but so far there are no signs he's willing to compromise in the dispute over American weapons inspectors.
Byron Pitts has the latest.
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(( Despite the daily anti-America rallies in Baghdad, days after he kicked all the American Weapons inspectors out of IRAQ. and threatened to shoot down a US spy plane if it flew through Iraqi airspace, Saddam Hussein said Sunday he's not seeking a confrontation with the United States. Iraq's Ambassador, appearing on Face the Nation, implied it was hardship at home and NOT hardball with the UN that's caused this latest crisis.

SOT (NIZAR HAMDOON, IRAQI AMBASSADOR)

' WE HAVE TRIED IT FOR SEVEN YEARS., BUT THE GENOCIDE CALLED SANCTIONS CONTINUE, AND THERE IS NO LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL.
There is however, the US aircraft carrier the USS George Washington steaming towards the Persian Gulf. By next weekend America will have 24-warships and 300-warplanes in place if the order comes to attack.

SOT (BILL RICHARDSON, US AMBASSADOR TO UN)

"WE WANT TO RESOLVE THIS PEACEFULLY. WE WANT TO RESOLVE IT WITH OUR ALLIES. BUT WE HAVE NOT RULED ANY MILITARY OPTION IN OR OUT."
But America only has one ally - Great Britain - joining in the military buildup. The other members of the United Nations Security Council, the entire Arab world and the Pope still say diplomacy, NOT military force is the way to deal with IRAQ...with Russia offering to use its close ties to Iraq to help defuse the situation.
Sunday President Clinton was surrounded by school children after church . but on the world stage when it comes to IRAQ he is virtually alone.
STANDUP CLOSE: While Iraq appeared to give ground Sunday . the fact remains . this latest crisis is far from over. Byron Pitts CBS NEWS Washington..))

Septuplets


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#net
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An Iowa woman, carrying septuplets, that's seven babies... is about to enter her 31st week of pregnancy.
Meanwhile her small home town continues praying, and protecting her from the public.
Maureen Maher has details.
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(( "Good Morning - it's going to be a beautiful day"
Sunday - traditionally the day family and friends gather together
On this Sunday in Carlisle, Iowans continue their 6 month old vigil for Bobbi McCaughy.

(Rev. R.D. Streeter)"We pray for their health, and for when God brings them

forth..."
Just down the hallway at Carlisle United Methodist Church the Palmrya Patchworkers are creating an offering of their own for the McCaughy's.

(Nat sound: Palmyra Patchworkers )"It's called a Sofie's Star, it's a star

quilt."
The ladies are quilting seven little blankets - along with one for the McCaughy's 21 month old daughter.

(SOT: Marian Benge, Palmyra Patchworkers) "It's something that you make, it's

done by hand and it's something that you can pass down from generation to generation."

(Reporter) "This kind of caring and loyalty is what small town Ameria is

really all about - but Rev. Streeter says sometimes even the good folks of Carlisle have a difficult time keeping up the unieted front."

(SOT: Rev. R.D. Streeter, Carlisle United Methodist Center) "Everyone seems to

have an opinion, opinions about fertility drugs, opinions about what all the hoopla is about... and I try to encourage them that until they walk a mile in their shoes to kindly keep their mouths shut."
And so in the glaring spotlight of world wide media young and old, the people of Carlisle continue protect and enforce a mother and her unborn children's right to privacy.

(package on tape) MMCBS News, Carlisle, Iowa.))

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ANCHOR=Eric
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SOFT MUSIC
When News 7 continues we'll tell you about hunters gearing up for the deer season.
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VO-NAT


It involves some risk as well as many responsibilities.
We'll explain the rules of deer hunting and hear predictions from area sportsmen when News 7 continues.
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Comm#1



Hunting-Season


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#=97-75
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You may soon notice more blaze orange among the fall colors of the changing tree leaves.
This, as General Firearms Deer Season opens.
Denise Allen has more.
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((This is the prize hunters want to bring home.
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((CHAD GREEN/TREBARK OUTFITTERS INC.: IT'S GOING TO BE A GOOD YEAR. FOOD IS SCARCE BUT IT'S PROBABLY THE FIRST YEAR IN A WHILE I'VE SEEN MORE BUCKS THAN DOE AND IT'S A GOOD BUCK POPULATION OUT.))
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But bagging a buck does come with some risk and responsibility.
Game Wardens say there's already been one shooting accident this season.
Hunters 15 years of age and under have to take hunter education and blaze orange is among the many requirements.
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((DAVID CUSHMAN/VA GAME AND INLAND FISHERIES: WELL YOU NEED YOUR REGULAR HUNTING LICENSE FIRST AND THEN YOU'LL NEED YOUR BIG GAME LICENSE WITH YOUR BIG GAME TAGS FOR DEER, BEAR AND TURKEY. IF YOU HUNT ON PUBLIC LAND YOU'LL ALSO NEED YOUR NATIONAL FOREST STAMP.))
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There are restrictions on the number of deer you can kill.
And those rules vary depending on the locality and whether the land is public or private property.
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IN Q=NOW IN ROANOKE

((CUSHMAN: NOW IN ROANOKE COUNTY BECAUSE IT FALLS WEST OF THE BLUE RIDGE YOU CAN ONLY TAKE ONE DEER PER DAY, EAST OF THE BLUE RIDGE YOU CAN TAKE TWO DEER PER DAY. BUT YOU HAVE TO STAY WITHIN THE THREE DEER PER YEAR. UNLESS YOU BUY BONUS DEER PERMITS AND YOU CAN ONLY GET ONE SET THIS YEAR WHICH ENTITLES YOU TO ANOTHER TWO DEER.))
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Those bonus permits are only good on private property.
So once you meet the rules, it's a competition between you and the deer.
Experienced hunters say it takes a lot of time and effort to bring home the prize, but they say the hard work can translate into a winter of good eating.
Denise Allen News 7.))

Wildlife


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#=97-67
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Many hunters are grabbing their gear following a conference on wildlife conservation.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Roanoke/Wednesday;


In a modern, urban society, Mark Van Putten says the way most people enjoy wildlife is in city parks or their own backyards.
The President of the National Wildlife Federation says it's critical that those who watch wildlife understand what is needed to protect it.
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IN Q=In the history

((MARK VAN PUTTEN/NATIONAL WILDLIFE FEDERATION: IN THE HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN CONSERVATION MOVEMENT, OFTEN HUNTERS AND ANGLERS WHO HAVE ENJOYED WILDLIFE IN THAT WAY HAVE BEEN IN THE FOREFRONT OF THE MOVEMENT. IT'S NOW TIME FOR THOSE WHO WATCH WILDLIFE TO STEP UP TO THE PLATE AND ALSO BECOME LEADERS IN CONSERVATION.))
SUPER=01-Mark Van Putten/National Wildlife Federation;
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Van Putten says a large and diverse coalition of people is needed to defend habitat and protect wildlife.
He was a keynote speaker at the Watchable Wildlife Conference, held last week at the Hotel Roanoke.

Parenting-11/16/97


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
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Traveling to be with relatives during the holidays is something many people plan to do this time of year.
But, for parents, it can be difficult taking youngsters along for the ride.
This week's edition of Parenting offers some tips to make the drive more enjoyable.
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((
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((SHANNON HEPNER/MOTHER: THE HARDEST PART WAS TAKING BATHROOM BREAKS. WE'D GET IN AND IT WOULD TAKE ABOUT A HALF-HOUR TO GET EVERYONE IN AND MY TWO YEAR OLD JUST BECAME POTTY TRAINED SO SHE'S GOT TO GO A LOT.))
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Hepner's experience is a familiar one for many parents spending hours in the car with little ones on long road trips.
And, while the ride may be relaxing for adults, it's often frustrating for young kids.
One solution Triple-A suggests is to keep children busy.
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IN Q=Play games in

((JOYCE BRADFORD/AAA: PLAY GAMES IN THE CAR, HAVE MUSIC THAT YOU COULD PLAY. THEY EVEN HAVE BOOKS NOW ON TAPE, THERE'S ALL KINDS OF THINGS THAT YOU CAN DO IN THE CAR TO KIND OF AMUSE THEM AND JUST BECAUSE YOU WOULD LIKE TO JUST SIT THERE AND MAYBE SLEEP THAT DOESN'T MEAN THAT YOU'RE CHILDREN ARE GOING TO WANT TO.))
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Bradford also says that parents should encourage kids to prepare for the trip as adults do by packing their own luggage--with their parents' supervision of course.
Other helpful hints include, packing the car leaving as much space as possible for children to move around freely and perhaps planning for bathroom breaks even when you don't want to pull over.
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((SHANNON HEPNER/MOTHER: WE KEEP A POTTY SEAT IN THE CAR TOO WHEN WE TAKE LONG TRIPS SO WHEN I'M TRAVELING AND I HAVE ONE OF THE CHILDREN ASLEEP AND I DON'T WANT TO HAVE TO STOP AND WAKE THE BABY UP SO WE CAN STOP AND DO THAT QUICKLY.))
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Triple-A says some other travel musts for road trips include a first aid kit, children's medicine and dry food.
Stacey Martin, News 7.))

Tease#2



ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11

SOFT MUSIC
Roy Stanley will be here in a few minutes with highlights from the Roanoke Express game tonight and Andrew Freiden will have an update on the cool temperatures in his extended weather forecast--all that when News 7 continues.

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Feedback


ANCHOR=Eric
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Viewers have written in casting their votes on our election day coverage.
Assignment Editor Joe McKean has more on that in News-7's Feedback.
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((Less than an hour before the polls closed on election day, noted political analyst Larry Sabato was predicting a good night for Jim Gilmore and the Republican Party.
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IN Q=If there's a late night

((LARRY SABATO/UVA POLITICAL ANALYST: IF THERE'S A LATE NIGHT PART OF THIS ELECTION IT WILL BE THE LT. GOVERNOR'S RACE AND THE HOUSE OF DELEGATES RACES. BUT THE GOVERNOR'S RACE AND THE ATTORNEY GENERAL'S RACE ARE OVER FOR ALL PRACTICAL PURPOSES. ELLEN QUALLS/NEWS-7 RICHMOND REPORTER: NOW WE MUST CAUTION YOU THAT LARRY SABATO'S SPECULATIONS ARE HIS OWN, BUT HE BASES THEM ON SOME KNOWLEDGE OF MEDIA EXIT POLLING AND HIS OWN CALLS TO FIND OUT ABOUT TURNOUT.))
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"Airing these comments struck me as very unprofessional," say a couple of viewers from Christiansburg. "Of course anyone who had been following polling information probably knew this. Still, most of us--unlike Prof. Sabato--do not have access to exit polls. Upon hearing reports that two statewide races were over, a few people probably decided not to vote. These few votes would not have changed the election. But the Virginia political system could hardly be hurt by more people participating. In the future I hope that you will refrain from announcing that the election is over until everyone has at least had the chance to vote."
A viewer from Covington wrote to thank us for our coverage of a demonstration by retired Westvaco workers in Richmond.
"Your coverage meant a lot to these men, who made the 180 mile trip to protest for a pension pay adjustment, which they have not had in 20 years. They are senior citizens to be proud of."
If you'd like to express your views on our news coverage or issues in the news, write to News-7 Feedback at P.O. Box 7, Roanoke, 24022-0007.
Our fax number is 343-7269.
Our email address is news@wdbj7.com.
And you'll find our moderated forum and new chat room online at www.wdbj7.com.
Joe McKean, News-7.)) Forecasts
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S-Skins


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
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The Dallas Cowboys scored 11 points in the final two minutes to beat the Washington Redskins 17 to 14.
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SUPER=03-Irving, TX/FOX SPORTS; :


Cowboy coach Barry Switzer on the sideline.
Dallas led 6 to nothing until Terry Allen scores on this 4 yard run to make it 7 to 6 Redskins early in the third quarter.
Washington would add another touchdown in the fourth quarter when Gus Frerotte hooks up with Henry Ellard on the 24 yard touchdown to make it 14 to 6.
Dallas answered through the air as Troy Aikman hits Michael Irvin on the 6 yard T-d pass and the two point conversion made it 14 to 14.
The Cowboys sealed the win with SUPER=30-Dallas/17/Washington/14/;

seconds on the clock Richie Cunningham hitting the 42 yard field goal and Dallas wins it 17 to 14.
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((NORV TURNER/REDSKIN HEAD COACH: ))
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S-Giants


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#FB97-1
GRAPHIC=Giants/Cardinals


Charles Way rushed for 114 yards to lead the New York Giants to a 19 to 10 win over the Arizona Cardinals.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-East Rutherford, NJ/FOX SPORTS; :


New York made it 10 to nothing in the second quarter when Danny Kanell goes to the air and hits Amanta Toomer on the 56 yard touchdown pass to make it 10 to nothing.
But Jake Plummer rallied the Cardinals. On this play he scrambles and then throws down field to Frank Sanders on the 70 yard pass play and Arizona trailed by a score of 10 to 7.
The Cardinals tied it but New York moved it down field on this play Kanell hits Tiki Barber who makes his third catch in a row giving New York a first in the red zone.
Several plays later Kanell drops SUPER=30-N.Y.

Giants/19/Arizona/10/;back and hits Howard Cross on the one yard touchdown play and the Giants win the game 19 to 10.
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S-Steelers


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
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Kordell Stewart threw a pair of second half touchdown passes to lead the Steelers to a 20 to 3 win over the Cincinnati Bengals.
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SUPER=03-Pittsburgh, PA/NBC SPORTS; :


The Steelers led 3 to nothing then Norm Johnson comes in and boots this 25 yard field goal to make the score 6 to nothing Pittsburgh.
Stewart's favorite target was tight end Yancey Thigpen this play covers 33 yards and the Steelers were in scoring position again.
Several plays later Stewart goes to SUPER=30-Pittsburgh/20/Cincinnati/3/;

the air and hits Thigpen on the 20 yard touchdown pass play the Steelers led 13 to nothing and Pittsburgh wins it 20 to 3.
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S-NFL


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#FB97-3
GRAPHIC=NFL LOGO


The Ravens and Eagles play to a 10 to 10 tie the first since 1989 the Saints upset Seattle.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Indianapolis, IN/FOX SPORTS; :


And in Indianapolis, The Colts get their first win of the season.
Cary Blanchard booted this 20 yard field goal as time ran out the Colts knock off the Pakers.
For all of the scores lets check the boards.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
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GRAPHIC=NONE


And coming up, Jeff Gordon is the Winston Cup Points champion the Express loses at home tonight.
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VO-NAT ENG#


And the Virginia Cavaliers open their basketball season on the road with a loss.
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S-Express


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


The Roanoke Express was back at the Roundhouse tonight looking for their second straight win while taking on the Louisville Riverfrogs.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke/Express vs Riverfrogs; :


The Express comes into the floor ready to take on the Riverfrogs.
Roanoke gets it going off a misplayed puck which Tim Christian picks it up fires the shot to score and it was 1 to nothing Express.
But the Riverfrogs would come back when Steven Madore gets the back hand shot past Dave Gagnon for the score to tie it at 1 to 1.
Louisville went up 2 to 1 Chris SUPER=38-Louisville/3/Roanoke/2/; Cantu

beats 2 defenders and skates in for the score but the Riverfrogs beat the Express 3 to 2.
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S-Race


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#R-38
GRAPHIC=Atlanta Logo


Bobby Labonte took the checkered flag winning the NAPA 500 at the Atlanta Motor Speedway.
SS=Jeff Gordon


But the big winner was Jeff Gordon who finished 17-th to claim the 1997 Winston Cup Points Championship.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Hampton, GA/ESPN; :


Dale Earnhardt, hoping for his first win of the season, was the leader when NASCAR waved the caution to check the tires.
On the re-start Mark Martin cameo out of the pits as the leader of the race to collect the five bonus points for leading the race.
Brett Bodine and rookie Buckshot Jones hook up and hit the wall in turn two bringing out the second caution of the day.
Gordon was 19 seconds behind the leader but he was running in the 15-th spot needing to finish 18-th to win the points championship.
Dale Jarrett comes into the pits for tires he was running in the top 10 before the cars hit the halfway point.
Bobby Labonte was the leader at the half way point by as much as 19 seconds and he holds on to win the NAPA 500 at the Atlanta Motor Speedway.
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((BOBBY LABONTE/NAPA 500 WINNER: ))
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VO-NAT (CONT.)


But Gordon was the big winner. His 17-th place finish was enough for him to capture the points title by 14 points over Dale Jarrett.
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((JEFF GORDON/WINSTON CUP POINTS CHAMPION: ))
SUPER=01-Jeff Gordon/Winston Cup Points Champion; :
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OUT Q=....pretty excited."
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ANCHOR=Roy
SS=Hold Logo


Jarrett was second in points Martin third Jeff Burton fourth and Dale Earnhardt fifth.

S-Hoops


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#VB98-1
GRAPHIC=UVA Logo


The Virginia Cavaliers opened their basketball season on the road last night and the Richmond Spiders took it to double overtime and beat the Cavaliers 83 to 79.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Richmond/HTS; :


Virginia's Norman Nolan was carrying the Cavaliers on his shoulder he hits this spin move for his 25-th point of the game.
But Richmond rallied and when Rich Houston hit this three pointer the Spiders forced the first overtime.
The Spiders had a three point lead in the first overtime but Curtis Staples pulls up and hits the three draws the foul and the game goes to the second overtime.
Richmond's Jerrod Stevenson put the SUPER=33-Richmond/83/Virginia/79/;

Spiders ahead to stay when he hits the jumper and draws the foul and Richmond upsets Virginia 83 to 79 in double overtime.
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Jeff Gordon is the Winston Cup points champion. More on that later on Mornin'.

S-Soccer


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=UVA Logo


The Virginia Cavaliers won their seventh Men's Soccer championship.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Orlando, FL/Cavaliers vs Terps; :


Ben Olsen scored two goals as the Cavaliers beat Maryland 2 to nothing. The win avenged the Cavaliers loss to Maryland in the championship game last year.
Olsen was the tournament's M-V-P.
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Road-Report


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=RoadReport
GRAPHIC=Road Report


Dipping temperatures and possible snow flurries aren't the only matters you'll have to contend with on your drive into work--continuing construction is in the mix as well.
Here's an update on the problem areas to avoid to make your ride into work tomorrow a smooth one.
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((VDOT pushed back the deadline for completion of ongoing construction along route 220 near the Roanoke Franklin County line.
They now say it'll be early spring until work will end to straighten out the curves along that stretch of the highway.
And, in Botetourt County VDOT crews continue to work on repairs to the bridge over Buffalo Creek in Troutville near the intersection of route 11 and 220.
Only one lane in each direction is getting by, and here again the deadline for completion of the work is being moved back to early spring. pre-pro
Elsewhere around the region..crews are working in Buchanan County along route 460 to widen the road to four lanes, so delays can be expected there. pre-pro
And, the same advisory applies to motorists along route 58 in Grayson County where traffic is restricted to one lane near the intersection of Dale Hart Road.
That's it for this week's edition of Road Report. Have a safe commute into work this week!))

Video


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=lfi
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Humans need them every now and then in case of an emergency and pets are no different--
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this according to two doctors who run an ambulance service for pets.
The pair bought the ambulance and made minor changes to it to accomodate patients such as this canine.
They use the ambulance mainly to stabilize the animals until they reach the doctors' office for more serious medical attention.
But, they note in case of a real emergency, the ambulance still has some of the life saving measures once used for humans.
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