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Coming up on News-
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Coming to grips with a fire that killed six people- in Henry County, including three children.
Septuplets are born in Iowa. We'll update their condition.
And Southeast Roanoke was home to NATIVE Americans many years ago.
We'll tell you about an uncovered Indian village.
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ANCHOR=Jean


News 7 is next.


Newsbreak


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Good Evening.
A Henry County fire takes the lives of six people including three children.
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It's believed a faulty wood stove started the blaze at the log cabin- killign six members of a family.
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Septuplets are born in Iowa. Bobby (Mih-KOY's) McCaughney's seven babies are in a neo-natal intensive care unit. One was in critical condition but has been upgraded to serious- along with his other six siblings.
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The cookie monster paid a visit to children at Community hospital- complete with cookies.
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ANCHOR=Jean


Join us for News 7 at Eleven.

Henry-Fire


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-84
GRAPHIC=Fatal Fire


An early morning fire has claimed the lives of six family members in Henry County.
Dead are 72-year old Garnett Via and his wife Alice.
Also killed was their 33-year old grandson Jerry Lluan (loo-WAHN') Via and three great grandchildren- nine year old India Manns, six year old Johntae Manns and four year old D'Angelo Terry.
It's believed a improperly installed wood stove next to a stack of newspapers started the blaze.
Tina Tenret reports.
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SUPER=01-Rodney Howell/Henry Co. Fire Marshal; :19
SUPER=01-Elsie Via/Victims' Relative;:40
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Septuplets


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An Iowa woman gave birth to Septuplets today- seven newborns in all.
One boy was in critical condition but his condition has been upgraded to serious- along with his six other siblings.
Maureen Maher has details.
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SUPER=01-Robert Hepworth/Babies' Grandfather; :00
SUPER=01-Dr. Paula Mahone/Iowa Methodist Medical Center; :30
SUPER=03-Carlilse, IA;
SUPER=01-Terry Branstad/Iowa Governor; 1:30
SUPER=01-Maureen Maher/CBS News;1:50
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((I'M PROBABLY ONE OF THE PROUDEST GRANDFATHERS IN THIS COUNTRY... AT THIS MOMENT.
BOBBI MCCAUGHEY'S FATHER STOOD BEFORE THE CAMERAS AND TOLD THE NATION WHAT IT HAD BEEN WAITING TO HEAR... THE SEPTUPLETS HAD MADE THEIR WAY INTO THE WORLD... THE ONLY KNOWN SURVIVNG SET, ANYWHERE.
KENNETH, ALEXIS, NATALIE, KELSEY, BRANDON, NATHANIAL AND JOEL... EACH IN SERIOUS CONDITION-- WEIGHING BETWEEN 2 AND 3 AND A HALF POUNDS... ALMOST ROBUST FOR MULTIPLES...

SOT: DR. PAULA MAHONE/IOWA METHODIST MEDICAL CTR.

17:22:11:00 THESE BABIES ARE NOT GROWTH RESTRICTED IN ANY WAY. THIS IS A REAL TIGHT RANGE.
DOCTORS SAY THEY WILL KNOW MORE ABOUT THE CONDITION OF THE BABIES-- INCLUDING WHETHER THERE ARE ANY IDENTICAL TWINS-- IN THE NEXT FEW DAYS. IN THE MEANTIME, IT SEEMS EVEN BOBBI MCCAUGHEY'S DOCTORS ARE IN AWE OF WHAT HAPPENED...

SOT: DR. PAULA MAHONE/IOWA METHODIST MEDICAL CTR.

17:18:01:00 I WOULD CONSIDER THIS A MIRACLE. ALL THE BABIES ARE SO WELL GROWN, SO WELL DEVELOPED-- THAT THIS PATIENT DID NOT DEVELOP PREECYLAMPSIA, TOXEMIA-- THAT SHE HAD NO OTHER MEDICAL CONDITION...
BACK IN CARLISLE, IOWA... THE TINY TOWN THAT HELPED THE THE MCCAUGHEYS KEEP THEIR PREGNANCY A SECRET FOR MONTHS... THE EXCITEMENT HAS FINALLY BURSTED FROM ITS SEAMS...

MOS SOT:

OUR HEARTS ARE READY TO EXPLODE. WE JUST CAN'T-- WE CAN'T CONTAIN OURSELVES.
... THE JOY DOESN'T END THERE THOUGH... IOWA GOVERNOR TERRY BRANSTAD IS NOW PLANNING TO GIVE THE MCCAUGHEYS --PERHAPS-- THE SECOND BIGGEST GIFT THEY'VE EVER RECEIVED.
GOVERNOR TERRY BRANSTAD
MAUREEN MAHER/CBS NEWS: AS FOR THE BILL FOR THE CESAREAN SECTION AND HOSPITAL STAY FOR MOM AND THE SEVEN LITTLE ONES... IOWA METHODIST MEDICAL CENTER SAYS THEIR CARE COMES FIRST. IT WILL TACKLE THAT ISSUE SOMETIME DOWN THE ROAD.))

First-Union


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TAPE#97-74
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Banking experts say First Union is about to become a "monolith," dominating bank activity in our part of the country.
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First Union says its acquisition of CoreStates, a Philadelphia bank, will create a regional "powerhouse."
The buyout makes First Union the biggest bank on the East Coast, with more than 27-hundred branches.
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((EDWARD CRUTCHFIELD/FIRST UNION CEO:WE'LL HAVE EXPANDED POWER, QUITE FRANKLY, TO SERVE OUR CUSTOMERS. AND I BELIEVE WE'LL BE ABLE TO DO THIS SEAMLESSLY FROM CONNECTICUT SOUTH TO KEY WEST, FLORIDA.))
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At a Philadelphia press conference, the C-E-O's of both banks warned about layoffs in the Northeast.
But a local banking expert said the Roanoke area should not be worried about losing jobs.
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((JOHN CLARKE/CATAWBA CAPITAL: WE WILL NOT SEE THAT HERE BECAUSE CORESTATES IS BASED IN THE PHILADELPHIA GEOGRAPHIC AREA.))
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First Union is paying 16-billion dollars in stock to buy CoreStates.
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Ingersoll-Rand


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TAPE#97-80
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Ingersoll-Rand officials say they're cutting jobs at the Roanoke County plant.
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39 managerial jobs will be cut as part of the company's restructuring efforts.
Ingersoll-Rand is consolidating it's rock drill and rotary drill operations.
Company officials say the job cuts will improve their financial performance.
The move will reduce the plants labor force to 360.
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Carroll-County


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NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#97-89
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Promising economic news tonight for Carroll County.
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SUPER=03-Carroll Co./File Tape;


Magnolia Manufacturing Company is planning to open a second facility in the Carroll County Industrial Park, this spring.
The 17- million dollar investment by Magnolia's sister company is expected to create about 40- jobs.
The new plant, named Parkdale's Mountain Air Spinning, will manufacture products used in weaving cloth.
Virginia competed against North and South Carolina-- in sealing the deal.
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Still to come on the newscast, we'll see how private organizations are helping people get off welfare,
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and as U-S warplanes head to Iraq, more human shields take to the streets.
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Iraq


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
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U-S Warplanes are on the way to the Persian Gulf.
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SUPER=03-Holliman AFB, NM;


The F-117 stealth fighters left New Mexico for the first leg of the journey.
President Clinton says the bottom line is weapons inspectors must be allowed in Iraq.
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((I WANT TO ACHIEVE IT DIPLOMATICALLY BUT WE ARE TAKING EVERY STEP TO PURSUE WHATEVER OPTIONS ARE NECESSARY I DO NOT WANT THESE CHILDREN WE ARE TRYING TO PUT IN STABLE HOMES GROWING UP IN A WORLD WHERE THEY ARE THREATED BY TERRORISTS WITH BIOLOGICAL AND CHEMICAL WEAPONS. IT IS NOT RIGHT. APPLAUSE.))
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In Baghdad, human shields are apparent at the nation's military hangars- and more anti-US demonstations in the street.
While a warning goes out to Americans traveling aboard.
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((IT'S GOOD TO REMIND ALL AMERICANS WHO MIGHT BE TRAEVELING THAT THEY SHOULD BE ALERT.))
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McCurry says while Americans are not being warned against traveling, they need to be more careful than usual when they leave the country.
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3-Welfare


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TAPE#97-76
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This week, we're meeting the people directly affected by welfare reform.
Many recipients are enrolling in courses, checking the classifieds, and taking other steps to get off welfare and on the job.
But who's helping them MAKE the transition? Take Fullscreen Second Chance at Success
Kimberly McBroom tell us in Part Three of her series, "A Second Chance at Success".
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(( Twenty- three- year- old Lara Dumire has been on the welfare rolls for about a month.
Her babysitter walked out on her, and she lost her job as a certified nursing assistant.
Despite going through some tough times, she still doesn't enjoy asking the government for help.
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((LARA DUMIRE: PERSONALLY, I LIKE TO BE INDEPENDENT, AND I DON'T LIKE TO GO TO THE SYSTEM. BECAUSE EVERY TIME I DO, IT'S DEGRADING FOR MYSELF. IT'S HUMILIATING. THEY HUMILIATE YOU WHILE YOU'RE THERE. YOU HAVE TO SIT FOREVER TO BE SEEN. IT'S JUST NOT A LIFE. IT'S NO LIFE. ))
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STANDUP HERE
While it may not be easy to ask for it, there is plenty of help available OUTSIDE of government assistance.
Earlier this year, Roanoke Area Ministries held a conference for local churches to consider their response to changes in the welfare system. END STANDUP

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((WENDY MOORE/ROANOKE AREA MINISTRIES EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: SOME OF THE CONGREGATIONS I KNOW HAVE RECEIVED REQUESTS TO USE THEIR VANS, THEIR CONGREGATIONAL VANS THAT USUALLY SIT IDLE DURING THE WEEK TO HELP WITH SOME TRANSPORTATION. ))
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Beth Israel Synagogue's doors are open as a clothing closet for welfare recipients to find clothes appropriate for the workplace.
Vouchers are also available for the Roanoke Rescue Mission's thrift store.
But Moore says the community as a WHOLE must contribute in order for welfare reform to work.
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SOT tape 5 9:23:16

((WENDY MOORE: WE AS A COMMUNITY, WE AS A STATE, AND WE AS A NATION ASKED FOR THIS TO HAPPEN. WELL NOW IT'S TIME TO PAY THE PIPER. WE WANT THIS TO HAPPEN. WE CAN'T JUST WAVE A MAGIC WAND AND WISH IT TO HAPPEN. WE HAVE TO PARTICIPATE. ))
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The council of COMMUNITY services acts as the middle man, matching needy families to the appropriate agencies.
Officials say their incoming calls have DOUBLED since July, to an average of one thousand per month.
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((LARA DUMIRE: I THINK THE CHANGE IS GOOD, AND I THINK IT'S SOMETHING THAT SHOULD HAVE BEEN DONE A LONG TIME AGO. BUT FOR SINGLE PARENTS, IT'S TOUGH OUT THERE. AND IF YOU'RE NOT DETERMINED, AND YOU HAVE NO WILLPOWER, THEN YOU'RE JUST GOING TO BE DRUG RIGHT BACK IN THE SYSTEM. ))
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But there are helping hands working to keep that from happening.
Kimberly McBroom, News 7.))
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In the final part of our series tomorrow night, the point of view of employers who have hired welfare recipients in the past.

VCU-Protest


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They're either fighting for academic freedom or teaching racism, depending on whom you believe.
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SUPER=03-Richmond;


Students at Virginia Commonwealth University say the State Council for Higher Education in Virginia -- or SCHEV -- was out of control when it vetoed a new African American Studies major.
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((TIANA NELSON/VCU STUDENT BODY PRESIDENT: SCHEV, YOU CAN TAKE THIS DECISION AND SCHEV IT!))
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((OTHER UNIVERSITIES SHOULD BE SCARED THAT THIS COULD HAPPEN TO THEIR UNIVERSITY.))
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Recently retired State Council director Gordon Davies called the rejection of the major "deplorable."
But the State Council member who led the fight against the major calls the proposed courses "divisive" and "racist."
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((JEFF BROWN/SCHEV: I KNOW THERE'S BEEN A LOT OF GRIEF ABOUT WHETHER OR NOT WE SHOULD LOOK AT IT CLOSELY, BUT I'M REALLY GLAD THAT WE DID BECAUSE IF YOU LOOK AT WHAT'S REALLY BEING TAUGHT, WELL IF THERE'S CAUSE FOR ME TO BRISTLE, THAT'S WHERE I WOULD BRISTLE. You think it's racist. I DO. I DO. I THINK THERE ARE A LOT OF AREAS OF THIS MAJOR WHICH, YOU KNOW, ARE -- I LISTEN TO OTHER PEOPLE TALK ABOUT OTHER PEOPLE BEING RACIST AND THEN I READ THIS AND I SAY WELL HOW IS THIS ANY DIFFERENT?))
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Brown says many of the courses are already offered at the school under other majors.
VCU's Board of Visitors is still deciding whether to appeal the decision.
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A group of Roanokers want to commemorate the town's Native American past. We'll have that next,
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and then a little later we'll see some happy young people as they get a visit from one of their furriest friends.
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Indian-Village


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Southeast Roanoke is called home by thousands of Virginians--
But it was also called home by some NATIVE Virginians hundreds of years ago.
Andrew Freiden reports.
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(( 20 years ago, when archeologists uncovered an Indian Village near the Roanoke River, Gary Foutz was a 24 year old volunteer.
Now he's trying to commemorate the site with a roadside historical marker.
SOT 15:44:45

((GARY FOUTZ: I'M DOING IT FOR THESE PEOPLE, THAT WERE ON THIS LAND. THE WHITE MAN CAME IN AND KIND OF DID THEM A LITTLE DIRTY, SO YOU KNOW, THESE PEOPLE DESERVE IT. ))
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((THOMAS SLATKA/ARCHEOLOGISTS: THERE AREN'T ANY MARKERS HONORING ARCHEOLOGICAL SITES OF THE MONACAN INDIANS, SO THIS WOULD BE A FIRST. ))
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Researchers say this is the most important historical area in the Roanoke Valley.
More than 13 different settlements lived in this flood plain.
SOT 15:45:49

((THEY DID THE BEST THEY COULD, AS FAR AS HEAT, INSULATION, KEEPING THERE WERE SOME BRUTAL WINTERS EVERYONE KNOWS IT, SOMETIMES WE GET SOME OF THOSE. ))
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butt/butt/butt
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((ANDREW FREIDEN/REPORTER: GETTING A VIRGINIA HISTORICAL LANDMARK COMES WITH IT'S OWN SET OF HARDSHIPS. BUREAUCRATIC RED TAPE, YOU HAVE TO GET NEIGHBORHOOD APPROVAL, AND OF COURSE, YOU NEED ENOUGH MONEY.))
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((CHIEF KENNETH BRANHAM/MONACAN NATION: WITH THE EXPLORE PARK, THE HISTORIC SOCIETIES, AND THE CITY, 11 HUNDRED DOLLARS SHOULD COME FAIRLY QUICK AND EASY, REALLY. ))
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((THOMAS KLATKA/VA. DEPT. HISTORIC RESOURCES: YEAH, I THINK THIS WILL HAPPEN. THERE'S A LOT OF INTEREST, AND INTEREST SEEMS TO BE ACCUMULATING. ITS THE SNOWBALL EFFECT.))
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The Roanoke Industrial Park owns the land now-- But the marker won't prevent future development on the site.
Andrew Freiden, news 7, Roanoke. )) Forecasts
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S-Extra


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WRITER=Mike
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Cavalier Hoop highlights from University Hall coming up plus, the Frank Anzalone talks about the team's recent personnel woes.
And Steve Mason checks in with a final four preview in Hometown Hoops Weekly.
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SUPER=75-Daytona Beach, FL/1997 Season; :00


But first tonight's Extra Point gives us news from NASCAR as CBS Sports and Daytona officially announced this afternoon that they will join forces to televise the Pepsi 400 in primetime.
This will be the first race under the new lights at Daytona, and you'll be able to catch it all from 8-11 on Independence Day night right here on Your Hometown Station.
By the way, the folks on the beach also announced tonight they are increasing the purse for the next Daytona 500 to $6 million bucks.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#SPORTS TEASE
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Still to come tonight, after nearly four months of practice and play the girl's high school season is coming to a close.
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Steve Mason sizes up the Single-A and Double-A final four fields in Hometown Hoops Weekly right after this.
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S-UVa


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#VB98-1
GRAPHIC=VIRGINIA LOGO


After losing to Richmond in double overtime on Sunday night, UVa fans around the state weren't sure what to expect as the Cavs hosted William & Mary last night at U-Hall.
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SUPER=03-Charlottesville/Tribe vs. Cavaliers; :00


Fans got a chance to see the new $100 thousand dollar floor last night - too bad only a handful of fans showed up to check it out.
Chezley Watson gets UVa started with one of his four assists on the game as he feeds Norman Nolan for the Layin. Nolan had 17.
But the Tribe got a big effort this evening from Randy Bracy, who scored a game high 18. But the Indians hit just 6 of 19 free throws in the game.
UVa missed 10 foul shots itself, but Willie Dersch was on the money with this jumper as he scores and gets fouled.
Curtis Staples would drop in 15 more last night with 3 treys.
The Cavs win it 59-to-45 to even their record at 1-and-1.
SUPER=03-Richmond/Tarheels vs. Spiders;


Meanwhile, the Spiders were looking to make North Carolina their second ACC victim of the week.
But Vince Carter went upstairs for the alley-oop, and Antawn Jamison had his usual big night as the second ranked Heels win it 84-to-65.
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S-Gordon


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#R-38
GRAPHIC=ELLIOTT


A couple of NASCAR's top stars had surgery yesterday. Bill Elliott, the driver of the McDonald's Ford
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was in Birmingham, Alabama yesterday having plates and screws removed from his left hip. They were placed there in 1996 following his bad crash at Talladega.
Elliott says he plans to be back in the car testing in two weeks.
And Jeff Gordon had successful outpatient surgery yesterday in Charlotte to have a polyp removed from his vocal cords.
He'll miss this weekend's special race in Japan.
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S-Mario


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-15
GRAPHIC=NHL


One man who has come through his share of adversity, Mario Lemieux was honored last night for the second time this week.
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SUPER=03-Pittsburgh, PA; :00


On Monday night Lemieux was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame and last night his number 66 jersey was retired forever in a half hour ceremony at the Civic Arena.
The tears flowed on an off the ice. Lemieux won six scoring titles and two Stanley Cups.
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S-Express


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=ICE-98
GRAPHIC=Express/Richmond (6468)


The Express notched it's first road win last night. Beating the Renegades 7 to 5 in Richmond.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke; :00


In other Express news; head coach Frank Anzalone is dealing with a depleted roster. Talented forward Cory Evans, who played in three games, was sent home to rehab a torn knee ligament that did not heal properly over the summer.
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((FRANK ANZALONE/EXPRESS HEAD COACH:))
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The AHL Saint John Flames called up rookie forward Todd Norman, who had 7 points in 10 games, and defenseman Matt O'Dette after five games with Roanoke.
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S-Hoops


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=GIRL-97
GRAPHIC=VHSL


After a season's worth of hooping we are down to the Final Four in the girl's Single A and Double A ranks.
Steve Mason sizes up the state semi-finals in tonight's edition of Hometown Hoops Weekly.
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SUPER=01-Tracey Driscoll/Salem Head Coach; 1:19
SUPER=01-Brian Harvey/Glenvar Head Coach; 1:45
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((The Lady Terriers beat Bassett 66-50 last night. An impressive win considering Byrd is a little banged up. ((:))
Friday night; the Lady Terrier face Charlottesville in the semi-final night cap at 8:30.
Richard Thrasher's teams have been to four straight final fours. The Black Knights are no strangers to tourney time either. ((:)) ((:)) Thrasher has coached Byrd for 26 years. Salem coach Tracey Driscoll has made the final for in her FIRST. ((:)) The lady Spartans have beaten Byrd in a 7 game win streak. A win Friday against Turner Ashby means an all Blue Ridge state championship. Driscoll knows her 7pm opponent well. ((:)) In Single A, 21 and 4 Glenvar rides into the final for behind another first year coach in brian Harvey.
The Lady Highlanders earned a shot at George Mason friday at 3:30 thanks to a 51-39 victory over Haysi.))
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Cookie-Monster


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#97-71
GRAPHIC=NONE
Super=X5052 (loads FX)
Super=X5045 (starts FX)


"C" is for cookie-- and that's good enough for some sick children at Roanoke Community Hospital to put their problems aside for today.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The Cookie Monster himself took time out of performances of Sesame Street Live to drop in on the cancer unit at the hospital.
The furry character joined the children for a party. The main dish served was-- cookies.
Cookie Monster went into the rooms of children too sick to leave their beds, but not too sick for a hug. Super=X5043 (clears FX) (----------------)