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D'Ville-Folo


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tte
TAPE#97-
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Hundreds of people lost everything in a fire that destroyed a Danville apartment complex last night.
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Tina Tenret watched the fire erupt - now she tells us about the aftermath.
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Jean, 250 people can no longer go home. They are lined up in the Red Cross office -- asking for a warm coat, something to eat -- and a place to sleep tonight.
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(( The center of the complex collapsed, crushing the homes and the memories inside.
Flames raced along the roof of the Cabin Lake apartment complex in North Danville --
The walls curled, floors fell, but no one was hurt.
Rescue workers evacuated more than 550 people -- bussing them to a nearby shelter.
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((TACARA GRAVELY/7 YEARS OLD: WE HAD EACH OTHER... WE THOUGHT OF EACH OTHER.))
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Investigators still don't know what caused the fire that left 62 families homeless.
They stand with their children, sorting through the rubble and salvaging what they can.
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((FELICIA KING/RESIDENT: EVERYTHING WE HAD... NOTHING TO SHOW FOR NOTHING.))
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Half of the complex will not be rebuilt -- the manager says it would cost too much money.
The lake behind Cabin Lake apartments prevented firefighters from hosing it down from here -- there was little they could do, the fire chief says, as the back walls caved in.))
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ANCHOR=Jean
SS=Fire Aftermath

The American Red Cross is helping displaced residents of Cabin Lake apartments. **Take Fulllscreen Live Red Cross**
If you need assistance, contact the American Red Cross at 804- 792-5221.
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Drunk-Drive


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#97-
GRAPHIC=drunk driving


The next few months are among the most dangerous on America's highways.
Members of the local coalition to prevent drinking and driving say impaired driving is a big part of the problem.
In an effort to stop drunk driving this holiday season-- local organizations are kicking off a month of activities today at the Roanoke City Market Square.

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News 7's Tonya Flory is live where the activities are already underway.
Tonya, how's the campaign going so far?

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(ad lib live interview) Regional Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Kickoff

themed "When the Party's over...Get a ride that's sober."
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B-Roll: (roll after interviewee starts answering first question)
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VO-NAT **Tonya Mic Hot**
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Rat-Olympics


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=KHu
TAPE#97-74
GRAPHIC=vmi seal


The "rats" of the V-M-I class of 2001 have been home all week- safe from the flaming torment of the cadre.
They're about half-way to breakout. That's when the "rat mass" graduates to cadet status.
Keith Humphry gives us a mid-term status report.
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(( This is the "rat olympics," where the different companies in the freshman class compete against each other in feats of physical fitness.
They run the obstacle course.
They learn the ropes of intense competition.
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((KEEP THIS GOING. WE'RE GOING TO WIN THIS THING.))
They endure pugil sticks- -a form of hand-to-hand combat training.
As in everything else, the differences are so subtle, you have to watch it for a moment, before you notice it.
Those are women under those helmets and pads.
Inevitably, one warrior always gets the best of the other.
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((KINDA NASTY, BUT....))
The victor is rewarded with high- volume praise.
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The distinction of having women in the corps becomes more obvious when you see the contrast provided by men in the same exercise.
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((SOMEBODY KNOCK WOMAN OUT.))
While there's immense peer pressure and competition, there's also a lot of support, camaraderie... cross gender and cross company.
Break -out is still about three months away.
Keith Humphry NEWS 7.))

Holiday-Shopping


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=sgo
TAPE#97-77
GRAPHIC=Christmas shopping


REtailers are bracing for what many experts predict could be a slow holiday shopping season.
But at one local mall, managment says things are going just fine.
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Scott Goldberg is at Valley View Mall.
Scott, how's business today?
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
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And coming up, We'll check in with the Friday Football Extra state semi final match ups.
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And the Hokies and Cavaliers have the final words before tomorrows showdown in Charlottesville.
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S-Tech


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=TF97-2
GRAPHIC=Tech/UVa


We are just one day away from the Virginia/Virginia Tech game in Charlottesville.
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Steve Mason has our final installment of Countdown to Kickoff; the 79th Meeting as both sides and a few NFL stars offer famous last words.
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SUPER=01-Gennaro DiNapoli/Va. Tech Offensive Guard; 1:28
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((The cavaliers know that a capacity Scott Stadium Crown won't be the only fans watching them tomorrow. Their NFL brethren will as well. Former safety and now New York Giant Percy Ellsworth for one. ((:)) Anthony Poindexter played with Percy and has found additional motivation from a 1995 game in Charlottesville. ((DEX:))
Ellsworth teammate and UVa alltime leading rusher Tiki Barber views the bowls and revenge as secondary to another source of motivation. ((TIKI:))
perhaps barber; who is known for his computer prowess as much as his athletisim has emailed Aaron Broooks. ((:))
But for most of the players it comes down to just winning. ((:)) ((:)) ((:)) ((:)) ((:)) ))


S-FFE


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11PM
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB97-5
GRAPHIC=VHSL LOGO


Five of Friday Football Extra's teams are still in the hunt for a state title.
Tomorrow the divisional semi-finals will take place from one end of the state to the other.
Here are the matchups in division one through five along with the game sites.
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We will preview all of these games in tonight's Final Four edition of Friday Football Extra. Be sure to join us this evening at 11:35 right here on Your Hometown Station. Wx-Tape
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