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Coming up on News 7-
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A house explodes and catches fire in Bedford County- We'll have a report.
A woman is convicted of trying to kill her twin sister.
Plus an update on those Iowa sep-tuplets.
And a local man develops a device to help physically challenged people- play sports.
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ANCHOR=Jean


News 7 is next.

Newsbreak


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Good Evening.
An explosion in Chamblissburg tonight.
It is believed a house caught fire and then exploded.
A News 7 crew is on the scene we'll have an update at eleven.
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It's called the case of the Evil Twin.
A California jury reaches a verdict in the trial of Jeen Han who is accused of conspiracy to kill her twin sister.
SUPER=03-Des Moines, IA;


Plus seven new babies all at one time means new adjustments.
We will have a report on how the (McCoy) McCaughey family is dealing will all the attention after the birth of their septuplets.
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ANCHOR=Jean

Join us for News 7 at Eleven.

House-Explosion


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11p
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TAPE#=97-85
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An explosion almost leveled a Bedford County home tonight just outside of Chamblissburg.
One neighbor said the force was enough to rattle his windows and send a mushroom cloud into the air.
Officials believe one person is missing.
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Stacey Martin is standing by in the newsroom with more.
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That's right Jean.
Officials believe a combination of propane and ammunition mayhave caused the explosion.
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(( The explosion blew off the roof and gutted the remainder of the home.
It happened about 7:30 this evening just outside of Chamblissburg in Bedford County along Saunders Road off route 616.
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Firefighters arrived at the home about 20 minutes later and said they could still hear ammunition exploding.
Neighbors say Danny and Maria Beckner lived at the home))
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Jean, an official said Maria Beckner escaped the fire and was taken to a nearby hospital with what's being described as "pretty bad" burns.
One man was believed to be in the home and is still missing.
Again, a firefight er confirmed the house contained a lot of explosives and that combined with propane is believed to have triggered the blaze.
But, of course police continue to investigate the incident.
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B'burg-Shooting


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#97-75
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


One of three brothers charged with murdering a man inside a crowded Blacksburg night spot is free.
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During a preliminary hearing today charges were dismissed against Leon Scales.
However the judge later moved charges forward against Scale's twin brothers, Terry and Kerry.
The twins are accused of shooting and killing Richard Bullard inside Arnold's Restaurant, three months ago.
After court-- Leon Scales expressed confidence in his siblings.
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((LEON SCALES:I'M CONFIDENT THAT EVERYTHING WILL COME OUT RIGHT, THE TRUTH WILL COME OUT, THEY'LL WALK OUT OF THERE. ))
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Paul Shoemaker, who was shot in the back during the incident, was the first to testify today.
He says his friend, Bullard, was fatally shot after an verbal argument with the three brothers.
Attorney Robbie Jenkins is representing-- Terry Scales.
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((ROBBIE JENKINS/DEFENSE ATTORNEY: I DON'T THINK IT WAS ANY TYPE OF DRAWN OUT SHOOTING AND I THINK YOU CAN EXPECT TO SEE SOMETHING THAT HAPPENED REALLY FAST, IT WAS A REACTION TO SOMEONE ELSE, BEING INVOLVED IN AN ALTERCATION.))
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Police say the twins admitted firing guns in Arnold's but none of today's witnesses could say which twin was holding which gun.
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Iraq


ANCHOR=Jean
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WRITER=JJA
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American weapons inspectors could be back in Iraq tomorrow.
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That after Saddam Hussein did an about face- making an offer to the United Nations security council today.
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((WE HOPE THERE WILL BE A BETTER CLIMATE NOW FOR MORE COOPERATIVE RELATIONS BETWEEN IRAQ AND THE UNSCOM PEOPLE SO THAT WE COULD EXPEDITE THE WORK.))
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But despite that word, the United States is not holding back sending military force to the Persian Gulf.
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((IN THE COMING DAYS WE WILL WAIT AND SEE WHETHER HE DOES IN FACT COMPLY WITH THE WILL OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY.)) 15:17:19 ((BILL RICHARDSON/U.S. AMBASSADOR TO U.N.: THERE HAVE BEEN NO CARROTS. THERE HAVE BEEN CONCESSIONS, NO WINKS. IN FACT MAYBE IRAQ HAS BLINKED HAS COME TO ITS GOOD SENSES HERE. BUT THAT HASN'T HAPPENED YET. WE WANT TO SEE THE PROOF.))
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In the meantime the Pentagon is sending more fighters, bombers and soldiers to the Persian Gulf.
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Subways-Collide


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
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A ride to work ended with a trip to
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SUPER=03-New York, NY;

the hospital for people aboard two subway trains in New York City.
The trains collided at a Queens station- sending 73 people to the hospital.
Several people were removed from the station via a sidewalk grate, many of them strapped to backboards.
The trains were heading the same direction- when one train rear-ended the other.
The damage to the trains was minimal.
The accident is under investigation.
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Evil-Twin


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


A California woman's been convicted of conspiring to murder her twin sister-
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(Jean Hahn) Jeen Han at first appeared confident, even smiling but then the jury's verdict was read.
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((JEEN YOUNG HAN.... OF FELONY.))
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Han's co-defendents- two teenager boys were also found guilty.
The intended victim, Sunny Han was tied up, but foiled the plot by phoning police.
(Jean Hahn) was allegedly trying to get back at her sister because Sunny helped put her jail over stealing some checks.
The three could get 25 years to life in prison.
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SOFT MUSIC
Still to come on the newscast,
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we'll see how the Iowa septuplets are faring after their first day of life.
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((THEY'RE SMALL BUT THEY'RE WELL DEVELOPED. THEY'RE CHUBBY CHEEKED, AND LITTLE CHUBBY LEGS AND IT'S AMAZING.))
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Septuplets


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
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The latest progress report on the (McCoy) McCaughey septuplets- they are warm, pink and comfortable.
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The four boys and three girls are still in serious condition.
But the doctors say they made a crucial hurdle getting through the first 24 hours.
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((I CAN TELL YOU THEY SPENT IT RESTFULLY AND THAT WAS OUR GOAL. EACH WAS SETTLED INTO THEIR OWN BEDS. AND WAS ABLE TO REUNITE WITH THEIR PARENTS.))
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Dr. Shaw says immediate goals for the babies include learning to breathe on their own- and maintaining their temperature.
Meanwhile the new Father says the septuplets are a gift from God- but he's afraid of all the attention. 14:06:51 ((ONE OF MY BIGGEST FEARS IS THAT THIS DOES NOT TURN INTO A BIG SHOW. THIS IS MY FAMILY. THAT'S WHAT I WNAT IT TO BE AND IT'S JUST GOING TO BE US.))
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Bobbi McCoy will be in the hospital for another four to five days before she can go home.
The McCoys will have a new home- along with free groceries, diapers, and a new van- all gifts from the community- and businesses.
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Preemies


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=Dal
TAPE#97-77
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Doctors say the septuplets born to the (McCoy's) McCaugheys beat the odds just by being born.
Premature births are the norm in multiple birth pregnancies.
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In fact doctors say, in most cases, the more fetuses there are the earlier the birth.
Preemies such as these often have to be placed on breathing machines for several weeks.
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((DR. CAREY WINKLER/ MATERNAL FETAL MEDICINE: THEY CAN HAVE SOMETIMES SIGNIFICANT VISION PROBLEMS CAN HAVE FEEDING PROBLEMS, TEMPERATURE INSTABILITY OR GETTING YELLOW JAUNDICE. BUT THEN AGAIN MOST OF THOSE ARE SHORT TERM PROBLEMS.))
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And if the birth occurs before the 32nd week, the baby's brain might not be fully developed putting him at risk of birth defects such as Cerebral Palsy and mental retardation.
Dr. Winkler says the McCaugheys (mih-KOYs) should know within a few weeks whether the babies will experience any severe problems.

Rt-114


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NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#97-89
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Ten deaths in the past three years have residents along Rt. 114 in Montgomery County worried.
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Tonight they took their concerns to the Virginia Department of Transportation and state police.
Most in the crowd agreed that the road should be widened, but that step is a long way off.
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((JIM SHULER/DEL BLACKSBURG: YEARS. UNFORTUNATELY, THE STATE OF VIRGINIA HAS GOT 40 BILLION DOLLARS WORTH OF IDENTIFIED ROAD PROJECTS, AND OF COURSE THAT IS NOT AN ANSWER FOR THE PEOPLE WHO LIVE ON 114.))
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Many were looking for more immediate solutions-- slower speeds, better lighting or more D-U-I checkpoints.
State police spokesman Sergeant F.W. Duffy says drinking and driving by students travelling between Radford and Virginia Tech is a big part of the problem.
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((I THINK THERE IS SOME EDUCATION THAT NEEDS TO BE ADDRESSED AT THE UNIVERSITY'S OWN DRINKING AND DRIVING. THERE ARE A LOT OF PARTIES THAT ARE HELD AT FRATERNITY PARTIES THAT THE YOUNGER KIDS CAN GET BEER.)) ((JOHN HESS/RESIDENT: I THINK ITS PROBABLY UNFAIR TO BLAME IT ON TECH STUDENTS AND RADFORD STUDENTS. GRANTED THAT POPULATION PROBABLY HAS MORE ABUSE OF ALCOHOL, BUT THERE ARE LOCAL RESIDENTS THAT ALSO ABUSE ALCOHOL.))
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V-DOT says it is considering making improvements to the condition of the road and passing lanes, but reminds drivers to be extra-cautious.

4-Welfare


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11 p.m.
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TAPE#97-76
GRAPHIC=Second Chance at Success


Hiring new workers is always a bit of a risk.
Employers hope the person will be reliable, and take the job seriously.
But there may be a bigger concern when hiring someone who's been on welfare. Take Fullscreen Second Chance at Success
In the final segment of her series, "A Second Chance At Success", Kimberly McBroom spoke with some employers who say they've benefitted from the experience.
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((WHAT COLOR'S BIG BIRD? YELLOW. WHAT COLOR'S HIS FEET? HE'S GOT SOME SOFT, CUDDLY FEET. ))
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The children call her Miss Terri.
But before she became an instructor at Greenvale Nursery School, Terri Pannell was on welfare.
For six years, Greenvale has served as a site for the department of social services' work experience program.
After volunteering there, Pannell eventually got a full- time position.
She thinks those who are receiving public assistance should see welfare reform as a POSITIVE change.
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((TERRI PANNELL: SOME PEOPLE MAY LOOK AT WHERE-- YOU KNOW, I'M GETTING THIS TAKEN AWAY. THIS IS HAPPENING TO ME. BUT SOMETIMES, YOU STILL HAVE TO OVERLOOK WHAT'S BEING TAKEN AWAY, AND REACH OUT FOR WHAT'S AVAILABLE. ))
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Sandra Carol saw Pannell's potential as a good employee at the nursery school.
Over the years, Carol's hired six former welfare recipients .
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((SANDRA CAROL/GREENVALE NURSERY SCHOOL: WE HAVE BENEFITTED THROUGH ACQUIRING VERY QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS. ))
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One of the area's largest employers has had a similar experience.
Carilion Health System is in partnership with social services and the Fifth District employment and training consortium.
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((LETITIA SMITH/CARILION HUMAN RESOURCES: IT'S WORKED OUT REALLY WELL BECAUSE WE'VE GOTTEN GOOD, QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE ACTUALLY INTERESTED AND WANTING TO WORK. AND THEY WANT A SECURE POSITION AND ONE WITH FULL- TIME BENEFITS LIKE CARILION CAN OFFER. ))
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Standup here
Businesses that hire participants in Virginia's welfare to work program also get financial incentives.
Wage subsidies, tax credits, and grants are available for businesses who meet certain requirements. end stand up
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((TERRI PANNELL: IT'S SOMETHING OUT THERE FOR EVERYBODY TO DO. EVERYBODY'S NEEDD SOMEWHERE. AND EMPLOYEES SHOULD OPEN UP AND AT LEAST GIVE THE INDIVIDUAL A CHANCE TO SHOW THEIR ABILITY AND WHAT THEY'RE CAPABLE OF DOING. ))
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Kimberly McBroom, News 7. ))

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ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11

SOFT MUSIC
Children in Lynchburg could get the opportunity to have some fun while they learn. We'll tell you how when we return.
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and today's a big day for wine lovers as the first of this year's vintage hits the market.
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Henry-Fire


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#97-70
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Firefighters could not save a Henry County family that died yesterday after a wood stove set their home ablaze.
While not all fires are preventable, officials say there are things residents can do to protect themselves.
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Fire Marshall Rodney Howell says departments will inspect any home for free at the owner's request.
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Howells adds smoke detectors with fresh batteries are essential.
Residents should also have an escape plan in case of fire.
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Children's-Museum


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-67
GRAPHIC=NONE


If your child has ever wanted to perform a heart transplant, milk a cow or even design their own home, a new project in Lynchburg will soon let them do just that.
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Architects today unveiled plans for "Amazement Square", a new hands-on children's museum along the city's riverfront.
Ideas for the exhibits came from focus groups made up of BOTH adults and children.
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((TOM JIVIDEN/MUSEUM COMMITTEE: THE HARD PART IN A CHILDREN'S MUSEUM IS APPEALING TO ALL THE DIFFERENT AGE RANGES. WHAT WE TRIED TO DO ARE EXHIBITS THAT TOOK KIDS FROM 2 TO 3 ALL THE WAY UP TO 12 TO 14 AND KIND OF ENGAGED ALL THOSE DIFFERENT INTERESTS, SO IT'S A LITTLE BIT OF EVERYTHING.))
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The project will cost about four million dollars.
It should be open for business in 1999.
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Forecasts
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S-Extra


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#EXTRA/S7-13
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Lynchburg's Donna Andrews is tied for the lead after one round of the season-ending LPGA Tour championship out in Las Vegas.
The top 30 women winners on tour are playing and yesterday Donna and four others carded three under rounds of 69.
But it's a long way from being over - half the field is within two shots of the lead.
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S-Green


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-19
GRAPHIC=NBA


The NBA's modern day Iron Man put his name in the record books last night much like Cal Ripken did in 1995 in the major leagues.
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Dallas Mavericks forward A.C. Green played in his 907th consecutive game last night as the Mavs hosted the Golden State Warriors.
The 34 year old Green broke the mark set by former Buffalo star Randy Smith, who was in attendance last night along with Mr. Ripken himself.
The NHL's Iron Man Doug Jarvis also took in the game, along with Spiderman, who dropped in out of the ceiling to give AC a commemorative jersey with number 907 on it.
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S-Braves


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-9
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Two days after trading Fred McGriff to the expansion Devil Rays, the Atlanta Braves have opened the pocketbooks and signed Andre Galarraga.
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The Big Cat leaves the Colorado Rockies where he hit 318 last year with 41 homers and 140 rbis.
Galarraga is 36 years old, but the Braves must believe he can still play.
They are giving him $25 million for three seasons.
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S-FSU


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#fb97-2
GRAPHIC=NCAA COLLEGE FB


This weekend's big national game has number one Florida State at 10th ranked Florida in Gainesville.
It's a rematch of last year's Sugar Bowl in which the Gators chewed up the Seminoles.
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((THAD BUSBY/FLORIDA STATE QUARTERBACK:))
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Busby has been unstoppable passing the ball this season, but the folks over at Florida are looking for the ground game.
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WIPE TO BIG PINNACLE
And lucky for you the game is right here on Your Hometown Station this Saturday afternoon at 3:30 LIVE from the swamp.
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S-Letter


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#VF97-2
GRAPHIC=TECH/UVA FOOTBALL


The Virginia Tech players and coaches are refusing to talk about the UVa game until they are finished with Pitt this Saturday.
But a letter released through UVa on behalf of both schools today indicates
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that this year's rivalry has been on the minds of both universities for some time.
The letter urges fans from Tech and Virginia to increase their sportsmanship and decrease their alcohol consumption next Saturday.
The letter is signed by both head coaches and athletic directors Terry Holland and Jim Weaver.
It asks fans not to drink beer, wine or liquor during their tailgating activities at Scott Stadium, and not to consume alcohol during the game in the stands.
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S-FFE


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB97-5
GRAPHIC=FFE LOGO


After a week's worth of preparation it's time for the regional championships.
Here's a look at the Friday Football Extra schedule for this weekend.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#SPORTS TEASE
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Still to come tonight, Roy Stanley will introduce us to golfer who has figured out a
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way to reduce his handicap in more ways than one!!
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S-Golf


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#S7-17
GRAPHIC=Golf Logo


Keith Simpson likes golf, but partial paralysis on the right side of his body keeps has kept him from swinging until now.
Simpson has developed a device that will allow him and many others do more than just play golf.
Roy Stanley has his exciting story
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SUPER=01-Keith Simpson/FAD Designer; :21
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((It's called the Fore-arm Assistive Device or FAD and Simpson designed and crafted the device for people like himself who suffer from paralysis or amputation in the upper and lower areas of the arm.)) ((KEITH SIMPSON/FAD DESIGNER: )) ((Simpson uses the device for various chores around the house. For the past four months the Clifton Forge native has driven to Roanoke to practice his golf swing with the device.
And with the help of Drive a Way owner Kathy Hull the two have designed a golf club that's light and fits the device perfectly.)) ((KATHY HULL/DRIVE A WAY OWNER: )) ((SIMPSON: )) ((Simpson's average drive is around 160 and for 9 holes of golf he shoots 70 or lower.)) ((SIMPSON: )) ((HULL: )) ((ROY STANDUP: ))
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Video


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#Net H
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Lovers of red wine had reason to celebrate today with their first opportunity to taste this year's vintage.
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SUPER=75-Roanoke


This season's (BOW-jah-lay NEW-voh) beaujolais nouveau arrived today.
While most wines improve with age, the (BOW-jah-lay) beaujolais is best when served fresh.
The wine goes on sale the third Thursday in November every year.
This year's vintage arrived at Roanoke's Lee & Edwards Wine Merchants in a vintage car today.
Sales are reported brisk there. The store says it has already sold all 85 cases it received today.
But don't despair more is on the way in a couple of weeks. Super=X5043 (clears FX) (----------------)