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Coming up-
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Goodyear is cutting 100 jobs in Danville- just a few weeks after union workers vote not to work Sundays.
A huge bank deal- involving first Union is announced.
More troops are heading to the Persian Gulf.
And a a baby believed kidnapped 7 years ago is found in Puerto Rico.
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News 7 is coming up next.

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Good Evening.
A baby missing for seven years turns up in Puerto Rico-
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Crystal Anzaldi disappeared from her San Diego home in 1990. Authorites tracked her down using the internet missing children's site. Crystals mother today:
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First Union bank is taking over Philadelphia based Corestates Financial- It's the biggest banking deal in U-S history.
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And Goodyear is cutting 100 jobs in Danville- just a few weeks after union members voted against working Sundays.
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Join us for News 7 at Eleven.

Goodyear


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Goodyear in Danville is cutting 100 jobs
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even though just a few weeks ago the plant was planning to hire hundreds.
Communications Manager Kori Reed says the union's refusal to work on Sundays prompted Goodyear to stop investing in the Danville plant.
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Goodyear has already moved some equipment to plants that produce tires seven days a week.
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First-Union


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The biggest banking deal in U-S history was announced this afternoon.
First Union says it's taking over Philadelphia-based CoreStates Financial for a reported 16-point-six BILLION dollars in stock.
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The deal will make First Union the sixth-largest bank in the country, and the biggest bank on the East Coast.
A First Union spokeswoman said the merger should NOT have any impact on jobs in the Roanoke Valley.
If the federal government approves the deal, the merger should be completed by next November.
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Iraq


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The United States is strengthening its force in the Persian Gulf.
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President Clinton has ordered more warplanes to the gulf-
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200 members of the Air Force left Virginia today.
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In San Diego loved ones waved goodbye to sailors on the U-S-S John Young- The ship's primary mission is offensive strikes.
It can launch Tomahawk Crusie missiles at land targets hundreds of miles away.
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TWA-800


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After 16 months and 20 million dollars- the FBI is closing the book on the TWA flight 800 invesgation.
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((JAMES KALLSTROM/F.B.I. : NO EVIDENCE HAS BEEN FOUND THAT WOULD INDICATE THAT A CRIMINAL ACT WAS THE CAUSE OF TRAGEDY ON TWA FLIGHT 800.))
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Kallstrom says there's no evidence of a missile or warhead-
Today the C-I-A released a computerized simulation of the tape.
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The National Transportation Safety Board is contining its investigation.
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Carroll-Murder


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A GUILTY plea today from a Carroll County man who says he was high on crack cocaine when he shot, stabbed and beat his roommate.
22-year old Teddy Roe Dixon faces two life sentences plus six years for murdering 50-year old William Charles Epperson.
The two lived together in Cana (Cain-Uh).
In a confession-- Dixon said he shot Epperson after stealing money from Epperson's video store to buy drugs.
Commonwealth's attorney Greg Goad had expected to try the case tomorrow.
Sentencing is scheduled for February.

L'burg-Death


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Lynchburg police have few leads in the stabbing death of an elderly man last night.
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The body of 72-year old Samuel Junius York was discovered in his home at the Walden Pond apartment complex around 9:30 Monday.
Friends had reported York missing earlier in the day.
Police say there was "no" sign of forced entry to the house.
Fourteen detectives with the central Virginia regional homicide squad are investigating the case.
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TAKE Pinnacle Page
Authorities are still looking for York's car..
It's a 1993 two-door Lexus Coupe, burgundy in color, with Virginia plates L-Z-Z 9-2-3.
Anyone with information should contact the Lynchburg police.

City-Graves


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Workers digging around the industrial park in Northeast Roanoke found the remains of eleven bodies buried there.
It's believed the bodies were buried sometime in the early 18-hundreds.
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The city now owns this land near the old Monterey Golf Course.
But family members related to the land's ORIGINAL owners believe their relatives were buried there.
A week ago the city discovered what it thinks is the remains of Yelverton Oliver... a wealthy horse racer who died in 18-57.
Investigators think he's now resting in this metal casket -- a burial rite reserved for the rich.
An attorney who helped in this investigation, says a group of scientists from Atlanta helped find the remains.
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((CLAUDE CARTER: I EXPECTED THAT WE MIGHT FIND SOME BECAUSE T.R. GARROWS HAD GONE IN AND DONE A PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION EARLIER IN THE SUMMER, AND THEY WERE REASONABLY SURE THAT POSSIBLY GRAVESITES DID EXIST. ))
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Now that the remains have been exhumed, the city says they'll be laid to rest -- for good, this time -- at Mountain View Cemetery in Roanoke County.
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SOFT MUSIC
Stay with us, after these messages, we'll see how mothers on welfare are dealing with child care as they look for work,
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and parents of a girl missing for seven years rejoice as their daughter is found alive.
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Missing-Baby


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A baby missing for seven years turns up in Puerto Rico.
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This is what Crystal Anzaldi looked like when she disappeared from her San Diego Home in 1990-
Now seven years later- Crystal's been found living under the name Sonja with this woman, Nilza Guzman, who was arrested.
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((IT FEELS LIKE ONLY YESTERDAY THAT THIS ALL STARTED. IT'S LIKE A DREAM, WAKING UP OUT OF A NIGHTMARE.)) 20:04:28 ((I FELT LIKE I WAS GOING TO FALL OTU OF MY CHAIR. ALL CHOKED UP.))
SUPER=01-Dorothy Anzaldi/Crystal's Mother;
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Crystal was identified when Puerto Rican authorities began investigating Guzman for child abuse.
They checked the missing children's site on the internet and after comparing birthmarks and some DNA testing- concluded Sonja was clearly Crystal.
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Crystals parents are now divorced-
It's still unclear how long it will take to bring Crystal home to Los Angeles.

2-Welfare


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Even for those single mothers who have good-paying jobs, maintaining child care is a challenge.
But for welfare recipients who are pounding the pavement for work, finding affordable and reliable child care becomes a bigger obstacle. Take Fullscreen Second Chance at Success
Kimberly McBroom has the story of one woman's struggle in part two of our series, "A Second Chance at Success."
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(( We first introduced you to Stephanie Brown- Webb over a month ago, when welfare reform took effect statewide.
She was looking for work then-- and is still looking now.
Brown- Webb's been on assistance off and on for five years, but she's quick to dispel the myth of "welfare mothers."
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((STEPHANIE BROWN-WEBB: MORE PEOPLE NEED TO TAKE A LOOK AND STOP STIGMATIZING PEOPLE ON ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS, BECAUSE THEY'RE NOT JUST SITTING AROUND IN THE HOUSE, WATCHING SOAP OPERAS ALL DAY, SIPPING ON SODAS, LAYING IN BED, DOING NOTHING. ))
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STANDUP HERE
Brown- Webb's problems began when she was laid off from I-T-T.
Her bad luck snowballed when she lost her job at Valcom because she couldn't find child care that was compatible with her work schedule.
In fact, finding and maintaining affordable child care is a dilemma MANY welfare recipients are facing. END STANDUP HERE

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((CORRINNE GOTT/ROANOKE SOCIAL SERVICES: WHEN PEOPLE WORK AT MINIMUM WAGE AND HAVE TO PAY DAY CARE FOR 18- MONTH- OLDS TO FIVE OR SIX, AND ON WHEN THEY REACH SCHOOL AGE, AFTER SCHOOL, AND BEFORE SCHOOL DAY CARE, THEN A LARGE CHUNK OF THEIR EARNINGS GOES FOR DAY CARE. AND THAT IS WHY WE HAVE SO MANY FAMILIES IN POVERTY. ))
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Brown-Webb's three year- old son is on the waiting list for day care through TAP.
Many low- income families receive affordable child care at Greenvale Nursery School in northwest Roanoke.
The United Way agency operates on a sliding fee scale, with costs ranging from 43 to 110- dollars a week.
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((SANDRA CAROL/GREENVALE NURSERY SCHOOL: AND SO, THE SLIDING FEE SCALE IS VERY NECESSARY TO KEEP THESE FAMILIES FINANCIALLY SELF- SUFFICIENT AND TO KEEP THE FAMILIES TOGETHER AND GIVE THEM OPPORTUNITIES TO REALLY SUCCEED. ))
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A desire to succeed is what keeps Brown- Webb going.
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((STEPHANIE BROWN-WEBB: I HAVE TO SUPPLY FOR MY CHILDREN. THEY MEAN THE WORLD TO ME. AND ME, I NEVER HAVE LAID DOWN AND JUST DIED. NOTHING TAKE ME OVER. I'M GOING TO KEEP ON GOING UNTIL I SUCCEED. ))
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Kimberly McBroom, News 7.))
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Tomorrow, a look at how the religious community and local agencies are pitching in to help make the transition from welfare to work a little easier.



Buchanan


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Pat Buchanan says the Republican sweep of Virginia's top three offices wasn't just because of the car tax.
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Speaking tonight at Washington and Lee University,
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Buchanan said Don Beyer had a chance to take the governor's office, but made an early mistake by saying he wanted to RAISE taxes.
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((PAT BUCHANAN: IT HAS APPEAL ACROSS THE BOARD. IT REACHES WORKING CLASS, AND MIDDLE CLASS, AND WELL TO DO. IT'S A CUTTING ISSUE-- BEYER CAME OUT VERY EARLY. HE SAID HE WAS GOING TO RAISE TAXES, AND I JUST SAID, I DON'T KNOW WHAT THIS FELLA'S DOING.))
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Buchanan ran for the Republican presidential nomination in 1996--
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He says the recent tension in Iraq would be different if he were in office.
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((SADDAM HUSSEIN SHOULD HAVE BEEN PUT ON NOTICE THAT IF HE DOES X, Y, AND Z, CERTAIN THINGS ARE GOING TO FOLLOW, AND GOING TO HAPPEN-- I DON'T THINK THAT'S BEEN DONE. ))
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Buchanan is currently working on a new book-- about the history of United States trade policy.
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Presley


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Veterans Affairs was out to get him, aided by the Attorney General and an ambitious under-ling.
That's the way former V-A Director John Presley explains what led to his dismissal.
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The 71-year old fired director says he's determined to clear his name of sexual harassment charges, as a matter of principle.
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((NOW WHY AM I FIGHTING IT AT 71 YEARS OLD, BECAUSE THIS HAS BECOME AN OUTRAGE IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. AND IT'S JUST LIKE I SAID, WE'RE GOING TO RUIN THE TRUE SEXUAL HARASSMENT CASES.))
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Allegations of sexual harassment have become "a weapon."
Presley points out that no, one individual ever actually filed formal charges against him.
It was all done administratively through a series of investigative hearing panels.
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The two-day hearing that ended today, is an appeal of his dismissal by one of those V-A panels.

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SOFT MUSIC
The look of Downtown Roanoke is about to change now that a prominent business is closing. We'll have that in just a moment,
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but first, we'll see how the government is allowing drivers to make their own decisions about airbags.
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Air-Bags


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Air Bags are now in the hands of drivers.
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Some people will be allowed to install on-off switches for air bags.
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Eligible drivers include those who are too short to position themselves ten inches from where the airbag deploys- and families who have more kids than available back seat room.
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Book-Strings


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The Roanoke's City Market is losing one of it's most visible businesses.
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Books, Strings, and Things has been a downtown fixture since it opened in 19-86.
Recently the store has struggled financially--three years ago the owners filed for bankruptcy.
Downtown Roanoke Inc. expects it won't take long to find a new tenant for the space.
Books Strings and Things will remain open through the end of the year.
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Gaston-Pipeline


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A seven-and-a-half year dry spell is over for Virginia Beach.
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Water from the Roanoke River Basin started flowing through the 76- mile Lake Gaston pipeline in August.
But TODAY, the Virginia Beach City Council lifted an emergency order.
Virginia Beach residents are free to water lawns, wash cars, and build more houses.
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An appeal by southside Virginians and North Carolina could still shut the pipeline down.
But chances of its success are slim.

M'ville-Museum


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An old abandoned hospital will soon house
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dinosaurs -- now that the Virginia Museum of Natural History is relocating.
The Martinsville site -- including 43 acres of parkland -- beat four competing bids from Henry County.
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City leaders look forward to tourist dollars -- while museum directors dream up new exhibits.
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((STEVE PIKE/MUSEUM DIRECTOR: WE MIGHT DO SOMETHING ON ROADKILL ACTUALLY. THAT'S BEEN IN THE WORKS. IT'S KIND OF AN INTERESTING SUBJECT. WE SEE A LOT OF THAT ON THE HIGHWAY. I'M SURE YOU SAW SOME DEER COMING DOWN HERE PERHAPS.))
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Directors say construction of the new museum will take several years.
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Forecasts
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S-Extra


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and finally Ryan Dix can win a Pontiac grand-am IF he sinks this half court shot during the Morgan State/Georgetown basketball game. He nails it and then gets his grove on at US Air Arena.
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S-Salem


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The Virginia High School League Group A and double A girls basketball quarterfinals tipped off last night.
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Lets start in Salem where the lady Spartans played host to Grundy.
In first quarter; Sarah Palmer makes the pass to Elizabeth Croy; who sinks the jumper for Salem.
The Golden Wave answered. Leigh farmer finds Heather Shortridge for the lay up.
Palmer then shows her range taking SUPER=34-Salem/60/Grundy/46;

the pass from Lindsay Carroll and snapping the nylon for three of her team high 17 points.
Salem was sharp on defense. Erin Collins benefits from the steal. The Lady Spartans advance to the group 2A state semi finals Friday with the _60-46 win.
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S-Byrd


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William Byrd advanced to the state semi finals with a 66-50 win over Bassett last night.
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Brandy Allen lead her lady Terriers into battle.
With Bassett keying on Allen; Byrd guard Andrea gay stepped up. here she takes the pass from Erin Caldwell and scores in traffic.
Then; 2 time piedmont district player of the year Heather Miller scoops up the loose ball and finishes under the iron.
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teammate Amber triplett makes good on her name with the triple from the top of the key.
But; Byrd had one two many second chances. Caldwell scores off the miss and the lady Terriers will meet Charlottesville this friday in the semi's
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S-Glenvar


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In Group A girls state quarterfinal action; Glenvar beat Haysi 51 to 39 to advance to the semi finals. The Lady Highlanders led 23-16 at the half on their way to the win. Katrina Williams led Glenvar with 16 points. Erika hale tallied 15.

S-VMI


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The VMI Keydets made their 1997-98 home debut last night against the Elon Fighting Christians at Cameron Hall.
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last night marked the first regular season game on a brand new 100 thousand dollar floor imported from Sweden.
The Keydets wasted little time breaking it in. On the opening tip; Darryl Faulkner dishes to Aaron Demory; who rattles the iron with the slam.
Then; Eric Mann passes to Demory for the one handed jam from right underneath the hoop.
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The keydets can also shoot. Former Cave Spring standout Matt Matheny takes the nifty pass from Faulkner and rips some rope. VMI cruises past Elon 85 to 69 and improves to 1 and 1.
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S-Draft


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Major League Baseball's expansion draft was held today. In hopes of becoming world series champions quicker than the Florida Marlins; the expansion Arizona Diamondbacks and Tampa Bay Devil Rays selected two players that have already been to the title series.
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Tampa Bay selected 23 year old Tony Saunders; a left handed pitcher from the Marlins with the first overall selection.
The Arizona Diamondbacks took 26 year old left handed pitcher Brian Anderson from Cleveland as their first player chosen.
In the three round draft; each team took 35 players.
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S-ODAC


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The Old Dominion Athletic Conference football coaches have selected Randolph-Macon quarterback Sidney Chapell as the ODAC player of the year. Guilford's Mike Ketchum is the conference coach of the year.
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Emory & Henry tailback Oliver Jordan was a first team offensive selection. His backfield mate Andy Stanley was selected second team all conference at running back in a wasps clean sweep at the position.
Washington & lee kicker Matt Hollbrook was a first team choice.
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Sports tease


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Still to come in sports; more bad news for the Washington Redskins,
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and Mike Stevens takes us on a trip down memory lane. The history of the Virginia Tech/Pittsburgh rivalry in a few.
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S-Hokies


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The Virginia Tech Hokies are hoping to continue their mastery of the Pitt Panthers this weekend, and at the same time wrap up at least a share of their third straight Big East title.
Mike Stevens has more from Blacksburg.
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((History is definitely on the Hokies' side. They have never lost to PITT, winning all four matchups against the Panthers including the inaugural showdown in 1993 when touchdown Tommy Edwards led a 63-to-21 rout.
But this Panther team has already stomped Miami, and played Penn State and Syracuse tough. ((FRANK BEAMER/VA. TECH HEAD COACH:)) ((JAMEL SMITH/VA. TECH LINEBACKER:)) ((MIKE STEVENS:)) ((PIERSON PRIOLEAU/VA. TECH ROVER:))
There lips are sealed, but for a change the players should be healthy. Everyone including receiver Angelo Harrison is expected to play on Saturday. Mike Stevens News 7 sports.))

Video


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Finally tonight, we have a sweet story for our video of the day.
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Asheville, North Carolina, hosted its annual gingerbread house competition this weekend.
About 90 people tried their hands at edible architecture.
Three time champion Trish McAllister took home the prize again this year.
Her gingerbread log cabin took weeks to build.
When you see the detail, it's no surprise.
It comes complete with a crystalized sugar lake, chewing gum roof, even a little bowl of apples on the table inside.
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resort hotel for her work. McAllister received a sweet prize of 500 dollars and a free weekend at a