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Coming up on News 7-
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More details on that house explosion last night in Bedford County-
A motel fire forces dozens from their rooms
Princess Diana wore this dress- Tonight it's in Roanoke.
And a Salem boy loves vacumns so much- one company flies him to Michigan to see how they're made.
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News 7 is next. open
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Bedford-Explosion


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NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#97-85
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Authorities say last night's explosion that killed a Bedford County man and injured his wife was an accident.
Steve Smallshaw has more from Chamblissburg.
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Henry-Murder


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-74
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


A Henry County man who allegedly murdered his father with a wood-splitter is in jail tonight.
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The sheriff says 70-year old John Henry Yancey Senior died of severe head wounds.
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45-year old John Henry Yancey Junior says he found his father in the house they shared on The Great Road.
But the sheriff says he doesn't believe the younger man's story.
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SOT 23:32:05
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((FRANK CASSELL/HENRY CO. SHERIFF: WE ARRIVED AND WAS TOLD BY THE SON HE WOKE UP TO HEAR HIS FATHER COUGHING AND WENT UPSTAIRS FROM THE BASEMENT UP TO THE BEDROOM TO TAKE HIM A COUGH DROP AND FOUND HIS FATHER LAYING ON THE FLOOR IN A POOL OF BLOOD.))
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Investigators say the two men were struggling when the younger Yancey beat his father over the head several times.

NS-Waste


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=sgo
TAPE#97-77
GRAPHIC=Norfolk Southern


Norfolk Southern is chucking its dry- hoppers in favor of 21st-century toilets.
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The railroad said today its workers will no longer have to relieve themselves in plastic bags.
Railroad unions have complained about the dry hopper system, saying they're not sanitary.
And farmers have complained about finding plastic bags filled with human waste on their property near railroad tracks.
Larry Chattin says the bags have been landing on his Bedford County farm for 13-years.
He suing Norfolk Southern for damage to his cattle and equipment.
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SOT 11:38:47
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((LARRY CHATTIN/BEDFORD CO. FARMER: IT'S BEEN A LONG ... WHOLE LOTTA PROBLEM HERE. WE'VE WALKED THE FIELDS, PICKED UP BAGS. AND MY SONS, THEY DID THE SAME THINGS. ))
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OUT Q=the same things
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Norfolk Southern says it will replace the dry hoppers with chemical or flush toilets.
There's no timeline for installation.
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Iraq


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Iraq


United Nations weapons inspectors
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Baghdad, Iraq;

are back in Iraq- but the increased military presence in the region is staying- at least for awhile.
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((LET THERE BE NO MISTAKE. WE MUST BE CONSTANTLY VIGILANT AND RESOLUTE AND WITH OUR FRIENDS AND PARTNER WE MUST BE ESPECIALLY DETERMINED TO PREVENT SADAM'S ABILITY TO RECONSTITUTE HIS WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION.))
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Clinton says the world must make sure the inspectors are allowed to work without interference.
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Kaczynski


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The suspected Unabomber may have to undergo mental testing.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


The judge in the trial ruled that Theodore Kaczynski should be asked again to undergo neurological tests.
The judge is indicating he probably will allow a limited mental-defect defense.
Kaczynski is charged in four bombings.
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Nichols


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wipe wipe wipe
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SUPER=03-Denver;


Testimony today that may link Terry Nichols to Timothy McVeigh.
In the second Oklahoma City bombing trial, two F-B-I agents testified.
They said that Nichols and McVeigh spent hours debating the best way to build a bomb. They said Nichols told them that in an interview two days after the bombing.
They also testified Nichols denied making a bomb.
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Motel-Fire


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#NEt
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Fire roared through an apartment-motel near Chicago's O'Hare airport-
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VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Leyden Township, IL;


forcing dozens of people out.
Firefighters helped people escape carrying them down ladders.
At least one person was hurt- a man severly burned- but everyone made it out.
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SOT 10:06:34
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((APARTMENTS KEPT EXPLODING. IT WAS LIKE IT WAS A GAS FIRE.)) 10:06:41 ((BIG FLAMES IN THERE YA KNOW ALL OF SUDDEN IT FELT LIKE SOMETHING HAD IGNITED IN THERE AND THEN THE GLASS CAME OUT THE WINDOW.))
SUPER=01-Kesha Richardson/Helped Victims; 00 quick!
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No word on what caused the fire, but people nearby thought it was a gas fire because they heard several explosions.
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Toss-2-Robin
(Toss to Robin)

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SOFT MUSIC
Still to come on the newscast, we'll hear from the mother of the new born septuplets,
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and we'll see a very special day for a young boy from Salem. His fascination with vacuum cleaners led to a meeting today with his hero...the man who makes the Bissell.
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Wolf-Hybrid


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
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TAPE#97-78
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A dog that's part wolf and part canine is prompting officials in Lexington to draft laws to regulate wolf-hybrids.
The state used to regulate the animals but is now leaving it up to the various localities.
But, in this case the owner says the dog is not vicious and doesn't need to be restricted.
Stacey Martin has the story.
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SUPER=01-Melanie Beard/Wolf-Hybrid Owner; :00
SUPER=03-Lexington; :19
SUPER=01-John Ellestad/Lexington City Manager; :25
SUPER=01-Terri Wieringa/Rockbridge Co. SPCA; :55
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((MELANIE BEARD/WOLF-HYBRID OWNER: ANY LARGE DOG SHOULD BE WATCHED A LITTLE MORE. AS FAR AS DISTINGUISHING WOLF-HYBRIDS FROM A GREAT DANE OR ANY OTHER LARGE DOG, I THINK THAT IT'S JUST UNCALLED FOR.))
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His name is Lobo. His owner says he's mild-mannered in spite of his mix-breeding but Lexington city officials fear he's a threat to public safety.
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((JON ELLESTAD/LEXINGTON CITY MGR.: WHEN THEY'RE BRED WITH DOGS THEY DON'T LOSE ALL THE ATTRIBUTES OF A WOLF. A LOT OF PEOPLE THINK THAT WHEN THEY'RE BRED WITH A DOG THEY ARE DOMESTICATED LIKE A DOG AND FROM WHAT I'VE LEARNED THAT'S NOT NECESSARILY SO.))
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The Beards adopted Lobo from the S-P-C-A which listed him as a wolf-hybrid.
Authorities note there's always the possibility Lobo could attack--in fact, a pup fathered by Lobo had to be put to sleep after attacking another dog.
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((TERRI WIERINGA/ROCKBRIDGE CO. SPCA: ANY DOG CAN TURN WE'VE HAD A LOT OF SMALL DOGS, JACK RUSSELL TERRIERS THAT ARE HOUSE DOGS..TURNED.))
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((STACEY MARTIN/REPORTING: LEXINGTON IS CONSIDERING REGULATING THE SIZE OF THE FENCES, HAVING OWNERS REGISTER THE ANIMALS AND GET TAGS FOR THEM BUT NOT BEFORE A PUBLIC HEARING POSSIBLY NEXT MONTH TO HEAR WHAT OTHERS HAVE TO SAY ABOUT THE ISSUE. STACEY MARTIN, NEWS 7, LEXINGTON.))
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Septuplets


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The mother of septuplets is in seventh heaven- calling the event awesome.
Dave Fehling has more from Kenny and Bobby (McCoy) McCaughey.
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((In their first interview since the birth of their seven babies, Kenny and Bobbi Mc-Caughey called the experience awesome. BOBBI MCCAUGHEY, MOTHER OF SEPTUPLETS: I KNOW ITS EXTRAORDINARY BUT ITS JUST SOMETHING I DID..THEY'RE MY CHILDREN... KENNY MCCAUGHEY/FATHER OF SEPTUPLETS: WE WANTED 1 OR 2 OR 3..GOD GAVE THEM TO US..." Doctors said all seven are making significant improvement...especially first born Kenneth, nick-named Hercules by the hospital staff because he seemed to be holding -up the six others inside the uterus. DR. ROBERT SHAW/ NEONATALOLIGIST: BREATHING ON HIS OWN, CUTEST LITTLE CHUBBY CHEEKS. Because he can breath without a machine's help, kenneth could be held for the first time. "AWESOME" DAVE FEHLING/CBS NEWS: KENNY MCCAUGHEY SAYS HE CAN'T WAIT TO HOLD HIS NEW BABIES- ONE AT A TIME. DAVE FEHLING CBS NEWS, DESMOINES.))

Vacuum-Boy


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There are not too many household items children take an interest in unless its a toy.
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But, Salem's Morgan Wilburn not only took an interest in vacuum cleaners--he started collecting them.
The seven year old boy owns a total of 21.
When officials at Bissell heard about Morgan's love of vacuums, they flew the boy and his family to Michigan.
There they got to tour the factory and Morgan got to meet his hero, company president Mark Bissell.
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((JULIE WILBURN/MOTHER: GETTING TO GO TO DISNEYLAND OR SOMEPLACE LIKE THAT, TO HIM THERE COULDN'T HAVE BEEN ANY PLACE HE WOULD RATHER HAVE BEEN AND MEETING MARK BISSELL WAS LIKE MEETING MICHAEL JORDAN OR SHAQUIL O'NEIL. HE REALLY DOESN'T KNOW WHO THOSE PEOPLE ARE BUT HE KNOWS MARK BISSELL.)) ((MORGAN WILBURN/VACUUM CLEANER COLLECTOR: I THOUGHT THEY JUST PUT THE WHEELS ON WITH THE NAILS BUT WHEN I WENT TO SEE HOW THEY PUT THE WHEELS ON THEY TOOK A HAMMER AND HAMMERED THEM DOWN AND THEN PUSHED TWO BUTTONS AND PUT THEM TOGETHER.))
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Morgan's mother said her son started playing with vacuum attachments when he was 19 months old.
And, what does he want to be when he grows up?--a vacuum cleaner salesman of course.
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Stay with us, following weather, we'll see the world's smallest car,
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but first a group of students want to make sure one of Virginia's earliest heroines gets her due.
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Education-Liberation


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#97-75
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Disney made Pocahontas famous to a new generation.
But fewer know the story of (sock-uh-juh-wee-ah) Sacagawea.
Neither one makes the cut in Virginia's new academic standards for history.
That's part of the point one group made tonight in Charlottesville.
Ellen Qualls reports.
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SUPER=01-Camille Cooper/Education Liberation Rally; :18
SUPER=01-Sharon Davies/U.Va. Women's Center; :44
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(( She was the chief navigator and negotiated horses for the expedition that led America west.
But in Charlottesville's statue, and Virginia's two year old Standards of Learning, you'll only see the names of Lewis and Clark -- Charlottesville's native son.
Sacagewea's crouching.
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((CAMILLE COOPER/EDUCATION LIBERATION RALLY: AT ONE POINT THEY GOT LOST AND SHE LED THEM THROUGH THE BOZEMAN PASS. SHE ALSO BARTERED HER OWN PERSONAL BELONGINGS TO GET SUPPLIES FOR THEM. AND FORAGED FOR FOOD WHEN THE MEN WEREN'T SUCCESSFUL WITH HUNTING. AND SHE WAS FIFTEEN AT THE TIME. AND SIX MONTHS PREGNANT. SHE GAVE BIRTH AS THEY WERE CROSSING THE MISSOURI RIVER. SO THAT'S PRETTY ASTONISHING.))
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In fact, rally organizer Camille Cooper found only five women mentioned by name from kindergarten through 12th grade in the state's history standards.
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((SHARON DAVIES/U.Va. WOMEN'S CENTER: THERE'S STARTING TO BE AN AWARENESS OF WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP POSITIONS ACROSS A WIDE-BODIED SPECTRUM. WE'RE STILL VERY VERY FAR I THINK IN INTEGRATING A BROAD AND DEEP SENSE OF WHERE WOMEN HAVE BEEN IN HISTORY, ACROSS TIME.))
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((HARVEY CARMICHEAL/VA. DEPT. OF EDUCATION: IT IS IMPORTANT FOR SCHOOL DIVISIONS TO UNDERSTAND THE STANDARD ITSELF IS NOT THE CURRICULUM. INDEED, THEY NEED TO TAKE THE STANDARD AND EXPLAND THAT SO IF FOR INSTANCE WE TALK ABOUT WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE, WHICH WE DO IN THE STANDARDS IN THE SIXTH GRADE, THE SCHOOL DIVISIONS WILL WANT TO TAKE THAT PARTICULAR ONE AND DO ENOUGH RESEARCH THAT SO THAT THEY KNOW WHICH WOMEN WERE INVOLVED IN THE MOVEMENT. ))
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The good news for fans of obscure women in history: the textbooks that Virginia schools most commonly use name women you'll never see on any state test.
The Sacagawea supporters are drafting a bill for the 1998 General Assembly to put those women in the standards.
Ellen Qualls, News 7.))

Di-Dress


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NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=97-93
GRAPHIC=Diana


Memories of Princess Diana are helping some people breathe a little easier tonight.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


It is a hand-beaded, gold and white dress Diana wore to a fundraiser for the Red Cross.
The dress was the major attraction at an event to raise funds and awareness for the American Lung Association of Virginia.
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((TONI FERGUSON/AMER. LUNG ASSN. OF VA: THE MAIN DIFFERENCE WE HOPE IS THAT PEOPLE WILL REALIZE WE'RE HERE; THAT WE'RE DOING THINGS IN THE COMMUNITY FOR EVERYBODY NOT JUST CHILDREN BUT FOR ADULTS AS WELL AND ANYBODY WHO HAS LUNG DISEASE.))
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The gathering was the First Annual Christmas Seal Gala benefiting the state chapter of the American Lung Association.
Fontaine and Philip Minor of Richmond bought the dress and tiara at auction in June.
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SOFT MUSIC
Stay with us, Steve Mason will have all tonights sports after this.
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S-Hoops


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#S7-15
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Lets start down in Bristol where Virginia High held court for the single and double A girls state basketball semi-finals. Region 3 tournament champion Salem tipped off against the Turner Ashby Knights.
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SUPER=03-Bristol/Salem vs. Turner Ashby; :00


The Lady Spartans were hoping to keep the good luck of the western portion of the Roanoke Valley on their side as they faced the Valley district's Knights.
Salem's offense kept things close early in the game as Lindsay Carroll gets the deuce to tie the game in the first half.
Salem's strong hand, Sarah Palmer would then do her thing by getting two of her game high 19 points, but Salem trailed by two at the end of the first half.
The Spartans would continue struggling in the third quarter, but Erin Patrick gets this bucket to cut Turner Ashby's lead to 7 points.
But the girls from Dayton hit SUPER=33-Turner Ashby/51/Salem/45;

several key free throws at the end of the game to seal the 51-to-45 win over Salem and end the Spartans season.
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S-Girls


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TAPE#=S7-14
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In the night cap double A sem-final; William Byrd tried to end four straight years of final four frustration as they battled the Charlottesville Black Knights.
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SUPER=03-Bristol/Charlottesville vs. Wm. Byrd; :00


Byrd Boss Richard Thrasher knows this situation all to well in his 26th season at Byrd.
This one would start out like a track meet as Byrd jams the ball inside to Brandy Allen who knocks in the hoop for an early Byrd lead. Allen led the way tonight with 18.
The Terriers would continue running the floor as Stephanie Parnell takes the pass inside and scores 2 of her 17 points on the game to give Byrd a big lift.
SUPER=33-William Byrd/57/Charlottesville/47;


Allen would again show her stuff with a nifty layin as the Terriers beat Charlottesville 57-to-47 to advance to tomorrow's title game against Turner Ashby.
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S-Glenvar


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On to single A where Glenvar will meet Northwood in the state championship tomorrow at 1pm thanks to a 43-33 victory over George Mason in the Semi-finals today.
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SUPER=03-Bristol/Group A State Semi-Finals; :00


Bryan Harvey and his Lady Highlanders were fired up down in Bristol at Virginia High.
In the first half; Mandy Williams hooked up with Erika Hale for the hoop and the harm for the early Glenvar lead.
With George Mason up by 3; Katrina Williams goes inside to Elizabeth Webb.
Her shot is blocked; but Hale cleans up SUPER=34-Glenvar/43/George Mason/33;

the mess with the bucket.
Williams would then get the assist to Webb; who does a little window cleaning and Glenvar wins by 10 and will face Northwood in the state championship tomorrow at 1.
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S-Salem


ANCHOR=Steve
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On to football where Salem played host to Heritage in the Region III, Division four championship.
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SUPER=03-Salem/Pioneers vs. Spartans; :00


The Spartans and the Pioneers were fired up to play at Salem Stadium despite the rain.
We pick it up in the third quarter with salem trailing by a touchdown. The Spartans matt Anderson keys a long drive with a four yard touchdown run to tie the game.
On Salem's next possession; the Spartans cap another long drive when Anderson scored from five yards out to make it 14-7 with 10 minutes left in the game.
But it was not over. Heritage quarterback Alex Lucy hits Jonathan Meeks on
this pass which goes for 53 SUPER=34-Heritage/20/salem/14;

yards and a touchdown and we are tied at 14 all.
The game went into overtime and heritage wins it when Antoine Smith finds the zone; giving the Pioneers the 20 to 14 victory.
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((PEM APPERSON/HERITAGE HEAD COACH:))
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Lee and Bath Counties both won tonight as well. Mike Stevens will have highlights on friday Football Extra.

Sports tease


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Still to come in sports; Bonnie Hendrickson and Bobby Hussey made their respective Virginia tech coaching debut's tonight. we will have the highlights,
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and the Roanoke College men's team goes out on a limb to play the nations 9th ranked team for a good cause in the Salem bank & trust tournament.
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S-Tech


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=TB98-1
GRAPHIC=Tech basketball


Two Virginia Tech basketball coaches made their respective debut's tonight in Blacksburg as both mens and womens teams opened the season.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Pirates vs. Hokies; :00


Lets start with the queen who now claims the Castle; Bonnie Hendrickson. her Lady Hokies battled East carolina.
On the break; Lisa Witherspoon dishes off to Michelle Housewright; she nails the shot for 2.
The lady Hokies moved the ball well all night. Kim Seaver sinks the baseline jumper.
Tech also took advantage of a young East carolina team; Amy Wetzel scores here and the lady Hokies win 68-39.
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((BONNIE HENRICKSON/VA. TECH HEAD COACH:))
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SUPER=04-Skyhawks vs. Hokies;


Tech men's coach Bobby Hussey took over the reings officially tonight as his Hokies played Tennessee martin.
Myron Gillory creattes with the steal and goes the distance for the
SUPER=34-Va. Tech/71/Tenn-Martin/55;

short jumper at the other end.
The Hokies were strong on the boards early; Russ Wheeler picks up the mix and gets the bucket for tech; Hokies prevail 71-55.
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S-Maroons


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
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The Salem Bank & Trust tip off tournament invades Roanoke College tomorrow with hoops and high hopes for a good cause.
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VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Salem; :00


The Maroons play 9th ranked Goucher tomorrow night at 7:30. Ferrum takes on Maryville at 5:30. The tourney benefits the Community Christmas Store.
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((PAGE MORI/ROANOKE MEN'S BASKETBALL COACH:))
SUPER=01-Page Moir/Roanoke Men's Basketball Coach; :00
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OUT Q=....great cause"
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S-Extra


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#EXTRA
GRAPHIC=UVa football


Virginia freshman tailback Antoine Womack is the focus of tonight's extra point.
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SUPER=75-Charlotteville/Wake Forest vs. UVa; :00


Womack is accused of striking an 18- year- old woman on November 9th at the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity house.
He was released yesterday on bond.
A hearing is set for December 12th.
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S-Pitt


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NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#TF97-2
GRAPHIC=BIG EAST


A possible third straight Alliance Bowl berth and at least a share of a third consecutive Big East crown are on the line for the Virginia Tech Hokies tomorrow. But Pittsburgh stands in the way; a team that nearly crushed the Syracuse Orangeman last week.
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((FRANK BEAMER/VA. TECH HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-Frank Beamer/Va. Tech Head Coach; :00
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OUT Q=...up there and win."
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=VMI


The VMI Keydets will try to avoid a winless season tomorrow as they host East Tennessee State.
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BIG PINNACLE
If Pittsburgh or VMI aren't in the travel plans; then save some gas and some mileage on your car by joining us; thats WDBJ; for the Florida State/Florida clash tomorrow afternoon at 3:30.
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WX-Tape

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Add This just in... Michael Hutchence, the lead singer for the rock band INXS, was found dead Saturday in a Sydney hotel, according to news reports. Police have refused to confirm his death.

Video


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An Australian company has made a new compact car.
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But don't expect to drive one, this car is so small you need a magnifying glass to see it.
The company calls it a micro car because it's only about the size of a grain of rice.
It's less than POINT two inches and travels at zero point 22 miles an hour.
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