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Coming up Next-
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Police haul a man back to Lynchburg- He's charged with driving a car stolen from a murdered man.
More information on the 14 year old who's charged with killing three classmates.
Plus a new Wal Mart is going up in Covington.
And it's a sign of the season in New York City.
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ANCHOR=Jean

News 7 is next.

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Good Evening.
Authorities find the car stolen from a murdered Lynchburg man-
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The man dirving the car was hauled back to Central Virginia today. Police arrested 27 year old Kenneth Lloyd Lawson in Maryland yesterday.
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The 14 year accused of killing three classmates grew up in middle class suburbia- the son of a prominent attorney- More on the Paducah killings at eleven.
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Plus we'll meet a 9 year old Botetourt County girl who is an avid hunter.
Victoria Falls is the talk of the town after bagging a 175 pound bear.
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ANCHOR=Jean


Join us for News 7 at Eleven.

Lawson


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-73
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


A man who was caught driving a murder victim's car is NOW back in Lynchburg.
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Police picked up 27-year old Kenneth Lloyd Lawson yesterday after he ran a red light in Prince George County, Maryland.
Lawson was driving a 1993 Lexus belonging to 72-year old Samuel J. York, who was found stabbed to death two weeks ago.
So far, Lawson only faces auto theft charges.
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((LT. EUGENE WINGFIELD/LYNCHBURG POLICE: WELL, WE'RE CERTAINLY INTERESTED IN TALKING WITH HIM. WE HAVE SPOKEN WITH HIM. IT'S TOO EARLY FOR ME TO SAY AT THIS TIME WHAT, IF ANY, OTHER CHARGES WILL BE PLACED AGAINST HIM. IT'S STILL AN ACTIVE INVESTIGATION, SO I CAN'T COMMENT ON THAT RIGHT NOW.))
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In ANOTHER murder case, Lynchburg police are looking for 17-year old Ernest Wilbur Fuller.
Fuller's accused of shooting a man to death during an argument Friday night.
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School-Shooting


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


In Paducah Kentucky the reality is setting in- 3 studnets are dead- a 14 year is charged-
Bob McNamara has more.
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((Teachers comforting students... girls arm in arm and flowers..were just a few signs of the grieving... but with security ringing his school.. Principal Bill Bond ordered classes as usual just 24 hours after a 14-year-olds deadly shooting spree..
BILL BOND/PRINCIPAL: WE CAN'T LET ONE MIXED UP PERSON DESTROY OUR SOCIETY AND I THINK IT'S RIGHT FOR US TO BE HERE TODAY AND WE'RE GONNA BE HERE.
Shadowed by cameras now...
I'M GETTING READY TO GO INTO SCHOOL..I'LL GIVE YOU TEN MORE SECONDS.
And showered with a hero's attention 17 year old Ben Strong is credited with stopping the shooting. Still 14 year old Nicole Hadley..15 year old Kayce Steger and 17 year old Jessica James were killed..
BOB MCNAMARA/CBS NEWS: EVERYONE WHO KNEW THE VICTIMS SAY THEY WERE GOOD KIDS AND MANY WHO KNEW THE BOY WITH THE GUN SAY HE WAS TOO BUT THE QUESTION HAUNTING THIS COMMUNITY NOW IS WHO WAS MICHAEL CARNEL--THE ALLEDGED KILLER--THE BOY BEYOND THE FACE IN THE HIGH SCHOOL BAND.
BILL BOND/PRINCIPAL: HE JUST SEEMED LIKE A SMALL, IMMATURE FOURTEEN YEAR OLD WHO WAS IN HIGH SCHOOL. Michael Carneal grew up in a middle class Kentucky suburbia.. the son of a prominent Paducah attorney... any saying if the boy was prone to anything it wasn't violence..
BEN STRONG/STUDENT: HE SEEMS LIKE THE KIND OF GUY WHO WOULD PULL A PRANK AND I THINK AT THE TIME, HE DID THINK IT WAS KIND OF A PRANK THE WAY HE FIRED THAT FIRST SHOT--HE SHOT ONE OF HIS BEST FRIENDS AND THAT'S WHEN HE REALIZED IT WASN'T A PRANK. Bob Macnamara CBS News.))

Nichols


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The prosecution rests its case against Oklahoma City bombing suspect Terry Nichols.
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Prosecutors tied Nichols to a farm robbery which they say paid for the bomb.
They showed bomb making materials from Nichols home and established he and McVeigh were close.
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((I THINK THEY HAD A HARDER JOB THIS TIME SINCE TERRY NICHOLS WAS NOT IN OLKAHOMA CITY THAT MORNING.))
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Now it is the defense's turn.
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((MICHAEL TIGER/NICHOLS' ATTORNEY: WE'RE JUST GOING TO PUT OUR WITNESSES ON AND PROVE THE THINGS WE SAID IN OPENING STATEMENTS.))
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That is that Nichols may have been used by McVeigh to carry out his plot- but he did not build the bomb.
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Campaign-Finance


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An Independent counsel will not look into campaign fundraising by President Clinton and Vice President Gore.
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Attorney General Janet Reno announced the decision today.
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((JANET RENO/ATTORNEY GENERAL: THIS DECISION WAS MINE AND IT WAS BASED ON THE FACTS AND THE LAW. ))
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But Reno says that doesn't mean the investigation into campaign fundraising is over.
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((WE WILL CONTINUE TO VIGOROUSLY INVESTIGATE ALL ALLEGATIONS OF ILLEGAL ACTIVITY.))
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But top republicans say the allegations deserve an unbiased investigation- They call today's decision troubling.
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Habitual-Offenders


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TAPE#97-82
GRAPHIC=Legal Scales


One drink of alcohol could mean jail time for four Roanokers declared habitual offenders.
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All four have been arrested repeatedly in the last 18 months for public drunkeness or alcohol consumption.
Prosecutors say other approaches have failed to keep them off the street, so they asked a judge for INTER-DICTION orders.
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((MARY BLANEY/PROSECUTOR: THE ONLY OTHER OPTION WE HAD WAS TO CHARGE THEM WITH DRUNK IN PUBLIC, WHICH CARRIES NO JAIL TIME AND THAT WAS NOT WORKING. THIS WAS AN EXPERIMENT AND WE'RE GOING TO WAIT AND SEE HOW IT GOES.))
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The judge declared three men and one woman habitual offenders. A fifth did not show up in court.
Each could face up to a year in jail for the buying, possessing or consuming intoxicating beverages.

Covington-Industry


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TAPE#97-85
GRAPHIC=Walmart


Covington is about to fill in a big piece of its industrial park.
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Tonight Covington announced it's getting a new Wal Mart.
It's a major development for the city, where it's been years since a major retailer moved in.
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((JIM CRAWFORD/COVINGTON MAYOR: WITH A CITY OF 7000 PEOPLE...WE WERE DEVASTATED SEVERAL YEARS AGO WHEN RETAIL BUSINESSES DECLINED. WE LOST MANY STORES THROUGH THE YEARS, SO IT'S PRETTY EXCITING ))
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Covington hopes to build a new shopping center around the Wal Mart...
It's a prospect that has council members so excited, they presented the site's developer with a key to the city.
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((BO MURPHY/WYATT DEVELOPMENT CO.: PERSONALLY, IT'S MY FIRST KEY TO A CITY. COVINGTON'S BEEN A WONDERFUL PLACE TO DEVELOP IN SO FAR. ))
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Construction starts next month in the city's industrial park.
Developers say the building should be ready to open by July.
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SOFT MUSIC
There's more News 7 to come. Up next, the Red Cross has a warning for those people wanting to help Danville Fire victims,
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and we'll tell you why one area man is glad his town is dumping all its leaves in HIS yard.
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Red-Cross


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A warning goes out from The Danville Red Cross: do NOT give money to solicitors who claim they're from the organization.
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A fire left about 60 families homeless in Danville and ever since, people claiming to be from the Red Cross have been going door-to-door asking for donations.
The Red Cross says it's a scam -- contributions can be made at their Main Street office in Danville, but the Red Cross does NOT go door to door.
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County-Supers


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
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TAPE#97-77
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Charter Schools promise to be a hot topic next year in the General Assembly.
Today, members of the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors offered a debate preview.
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The board argued over including a statement of opposition to charter schools in its recommendations to local legislators.
Board Chairman Bob Johnson left no doubt where he stands.
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((BOB JOHNSON/SUPERVISORS CHAIRMAN: I THINK SOMETIMES WHEN CONCEPTS ARE REDUCED TO REALITY THEY TURN TO NIGHTMARES AND THIS IS ONE I SUBMIT TO YOU THAT WILL BE A NIGHTMARE FOR US. AND THERE'S AN OLD ADAGE IF IT AIN'T BROKE DON'T FIX IT. WELL ROANOKE COUNTY SCHOOLS AIN'T BROKE.)) ((LEE EDDY/WINDSOR HILLS SUPERVISOR: I THINK WE DO HAVE A GOOD SCHOOL SYSTEM IN ROANOKE COUNTY, BUT I THINK ALL GOOD THINGS CAN BE MADE BETTER. AND ALMOST 30 STATES IN THIS COUNTRY HAVE ADOPTED A CHARTER SCHOOL PROGRAM AND IT IS HARD TO SAY THOSE 30 STATES ARE ALL WRONG AND VIRGINIA IS RIGHT.))
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Vinton Supervisor Harry Nickens was absent from today's meeting, so board members postponed a vote on the legislative package until the next meeting.

Democrats


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#97-84
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A Republican sweep at the polls demoralized Virginia Democrats last month.
This weekend, party leaders meet to get a game plan for the future.
As Ellen Qualls reports, it won't be easy.
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((PAUL GOLDMAN: YOU GOTTA CRAWL BEFORE YOU WALK. AND THEN YOU WALK BEFORE YOU RUN. WE ARE AS I SAY IT IN SORT OF THE CRAWLING STAGE.))
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Paul Goldman was party chair when Doug Wilder was elected.
He's the only man with a plan coming into this Saturday's state Democratic party meeting.
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((PAUL GOLDMAN: WE GOTTA GIT RID OF THE WAY WE CHOOSE JUDGES AND LET'S SUBSTITUTE A NON-PARTISAN, WE'LL HAVE MERIT SELECTION PROCESS FOR JUDGES. WE OUGHT TO FINALLY SAY LET'S HAVE A TWO TERM GOVERNOR. WE'RE ELECTING A GOVERNOR EVERY FOUR YEARS. WE'RE THE ONLY STATE THAT STILL DOES THAT. IT'S A HOLDOVER FROM MANY, MANY YEARS AGO. THAT OUGHT TO STOP. AND WHEN IT COMES TO TAXES, IT'S TIME FOR THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY TO SAY HEY. WE'RE AGAINST TAXES.))
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But Goldman's "Committee for a Democratic Comeback" doesn't sit well with the party's failed standard bearer.
Don Beyer cautions against "becoming Republicans."
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((LT. GOV. DON BEYER: WE HAVE TO RUN ON WHAT WE DEEPLY BELEIVE AND WHAT WE REALLY WANT TO TAKE PLACE. AND I DON'T WANT A LOSS, OR THE CYNICAL LESSONS OF A LOSS TO DIM MY IDEALISM, AND HOPE, AND OPTIMISM FOR VIRIGNIA'S FUTURE.))
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But both Beyer and last year's losing candidate agree they were out yard-signed... out sound-bited.
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((MARK WARNER: YOU HAVE TO BE CONSISTENT. YOU HAVE TO BE ABLE TO POSITION YOURSELF AND REPEAT YOUR THEMES.))
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Warner's a probable candidate for governor in four years.
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((PAUL GOLDMAN: A GOOD IDEA RIGHT NOW IS TO OPEN UP THIS PARTY, HAVE A DEBATE, AN OPEN DEBATE, AND ADOPT SOME POSITIONS THAT MOVE US FORWARD AND HAVE THE AVERAGE VIRGINIAN SAY "HEY. THEY GOT THE MESSAGE. MAYBE WE'LL VOTE FOR THEM FOUR YEARS FROM NOW.))
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But for now... all Republicans at the helm.
Ellen Qualls. News 7, Richmond.))

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SOFT MUSIC
Coming up a little later, we'll have tonight's Christmas tree lighting from Rockefeller Center,
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and from Botetourt County, we'll meet a nine year old girl who's already an experienced bear hunter.
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Chatham-Leaves


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TAPE#97-79
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Imagine if the town of Chatham dumped all its leaves in your front yard.
That's just what's happening to a town resident, but as Tina Tenret shows us, it LEAVES him very happy.
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(( Step onto Langhorne Jones Junior's farm and he'll tell you he never throws anything away.
Not even leaves.
In fact, he collects leaves from all over Chatham -- the town dumps them here several times a day.
This ten foot pile will double in size this fall, then shrink to about a foot high a couple years down the road.
It's all about recycling.
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((LANGHORNE JONES, JUNIOR: WE HAVE TO TURN 'EM .. AND DECOMPOSE.))
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((LANGHORNE JONES, JUNIOR: THESE RAW LEAVES... SNOW DOESN'T LIKE THAT.))
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((IN THE MORNING... TO CATCH ON FIRE))
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A year melts the leaves into heavy, moist mud.
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((LANGHORNE JONES, JUNIOR: THE TEMPERATURE ON THIS ... A LITTLE TOO WARM FOR EARTHWORMS.))
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Too warm for critters, perhaps, but give it a year and flowers will just eat this dirt up.
That's when it becomes a hands-on job for Jones.
He'll move the soil into the barn to dry, then shovel it into a screen for sorting.
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((NAT SOUND OF SCREEN))
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The larger chunks fall to the left, the finer flakes to the right.
Four years later, Jones strikes pay dirt -- enough fertilizer for all.
Tina Tenret, NEws7, Chatham))


Girl-Hunter


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NEWSCAST=11pm
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TAPE#97-86
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Nine year old Victoria Falls is the apple of her father's eye.
Andrew Freiden tells us, the reason might surprise you.
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(( Victoria doesn't spend her spare time like most girls her age.
She spends it bear hunting with her dad.
Michael Falls doesn't have any sons-- but he says his daughter does just fine.
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((MICHAEL FALLS: PROBABLY BETTER THAN MOST SONS WOULD DO. ))
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Victoria learned to shoot a couple of years ago-- but she's been going on bear hunting trips as long as she can remember.
And this summer, Michael and his friends decided Victoria should get a shot at a bear.
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((MICHAEL FALLS: THE DOGS RUN IT UP A TREE-- YOU GO UP THE MOUNTAIN HUNTING WITH YOUR DOGS, AND HOPEFULLY THEY PUT IT UP A TREE, THEN YOU LET SOMEONE KNOCK IT OUT, IF IT'S A BIG ENOUGH BEAR TO TAKE. ))
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Victoria took over on Monday registering her first kill.
Kara Falls isn't letting her older sister rob the limelight.
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((KARA FALLS: I MIGHT KILL ONE WHEN I'M EIGHT. ))
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((VICTORIA FALLS: I WAS REAL EXCITED, AND REAL PROUD OF MY DOGS.))
Their grandfather remembers hunting with his grandfather when he was a boy.
He says when Victoria grows up and starts to date-- it'll take a special man to win her heart.
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((MASON FALLS: I THINK HE'LL HAVE TO TAKE HER IN THE MOUNTAINS. WITH A PACK OF DOGS IF HE DON'T WANT TO GO HUNTING IN THE MOUNTAINS, I DON'T BELIEVE SHE'LL GO WITH HIM. ))
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((ANDREW FREIDEN/REPORTER: THE FALLS FAMILY MAY COME ACROSS 20 BEAR OR SO IN AN AVERAGE YEAR, AND THEY'LL ONLY KILL TWO OR THREE. THAT'S BECAUSE THEY WANT TO PRESERVE THIS TRADITION FOR YEARS TO COME. ANDREW FREIDEN, NEWS 7, BOTETOURT COUNTY. ))
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S-Score


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Former Virginia Tech slugger Franklin Stubbs is the new manager of the Danville Braves.
Stubbs played 10 seasons in the big leagues and won a world title with the Dodgers in 88.
Last season he was the Braves hitting instructor.
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S-Heritage


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB97-4
GRAPHIC=VHSL


The William Fleming Colonels got the official word yesterday that their Division Five football title game with Hampton will be played at Norfolk State University this Saturday at one.
Monday, there was some concern the game could be moved to the Crabber's home field.
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Heritage is having to do some unique preparation as it gets ready for Saturday's Division Four title game at Spotsylvania.
Quarterback Alex Lucy broke the thumb on his throwing hand in the fourth quarter of the Pioneers' win over Lee County last Saturday.
As a result, he will only play defense this Saturday wearing a soft cast.
Senior Micah James will step in and take over as the Pioneers' starting quarterback against the Knights.
James has played quarterback in just two games this season.
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S-Region


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NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-15
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Also, News 7 Sports has learned that Patrick Henry's James Hickenbotham has been left off the all-Northwest Region football team.
Despite rushing for more than 22 hundred yards and leading the RVD in scoring, Hickenbotham did not get one of the two running backs spots on the postseason all-star team.
Fleming's Lee Suggs and Pulaski's Craig Hodge are the backs on the squad, which will be released later this week.
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S-Byrd


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-17
GRAPHIC=GOLF


The William Byrd golf team, which won the state golf championship back in October was back in the spotlight today.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00


At this afternoon's meeting of the Roanoke County Board of Supervisors, chairman Bob Johnson presented head coach Tim Chocklett and several of his players with a resolution recognizing their Group Two-A title.
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((TIM CHOCKLETT/BYRD HEAD GOLF COACH:))
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S-Girls


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#GIRL-97
GRAPHIC=GIRLS HOOPS


We start this morning's sports with some girl's hoops highlights.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke/Halifax Co. vs. Fleming; :00


Over at William Fleming last night the Lady Colonels hosted Halifax County in a non-district game.
The Comets Pam Jones works the boards and gets this putback in traffic for Halifax.
But this one was all Fleming. Renita Walker with the long pass to Tonia Brown, who knocks in the jumper to put the Colonels on top.
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Then it's Walker with the assist to Kiann Trent for two more. The Lady Colonels roll to the 71-to-26 win.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=GIRLS HOOPS


The Franklin County girls beat Amherst last night 57-to-44.

S-Wizards


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


The NBA spotlight was literally in the nation's capital last night as the Washington Wizards played their first game in the brand
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SUPER=03-Washington, DC/TNT; :00


MCI center in downtown Washington. Lasers, fireworks, a parade and even the President himself were part of the opening night festivities at the $200 million dollar arena.
And oh yeah they also played some basketball with the Wizards dunking the
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Super Sonics 95-to-78.
Juwan Howard led the balanced Wizards with 18.
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S-NFL


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-12
GRAPHIC=NINERS


On the NFL front, the 49ers got a big jolt yesterday
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as the team's chairman and CEO, Eddie DeBartolo Junior resigned amid reports that he and former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards are about to be indicted by a federal grand jury for gambling fraud.
The Miami Dolphins signed troubled running back Lawrence Phillips, who was cut the Rams last week. Miami coach Jimmy Johnson used to be a junior high guidance counselor. It's a good thing.
And former Redskins super bowl MVP Doug Williams will be officially announced as the new head football coach at Grambling State this Thursday.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#sports tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


Still coming your way tonight on the Big 7.
Steve Mason checks in from Blacksburg
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as the Hokies prepare to unbeaten record on the line against the third ranked Tarheels and the fifth ranks Gamecocks this weekend in Charlotte.
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S-Tech


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=TB98-1
GRAPHIC=Tech hoops


The Virginia Tech Hokies will get their first real test of the season this weekend in Charlotte as they battle the nation's 3rd and 5th ranked teams in the Harris Teeter-Pepsi Challenge.
Steve Mason has more on what will certainly be a challenge and much more.
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((Bobby Hussey's young team has proved it's metal so far; beating Tenn-Martin, William and Mary and now Liberty. ((:)) The Hokies have been the bullies of the boards; out rebounding their three foes 125 to 71. But this relatively small team will face it's toughest challenge to day Friday against 5th ranked South Carolina and then saturday against 3rd ranked North Carolina. ((:)) ((:)) The game will have extra special meaning for Tech freshman guard Jenis Grindstaff; the North carolina player of the year last season. ((:))
The Hokies play South Carolina Friday night at 7 and then North Carolina Saturday evening at 9. Both games are at the Charlotte Coliseum, Steve Mason, news 7 sports)) ((
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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in our Video of the Day.
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Tonight Bill Cosby threw the switch on perhaps the world's most famous Christmas tree. The tree at New York's Rockefeller Center is 74 foot high and has over 26 thousand lights. This is the 65th year for the tree ceremony.
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