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ANCHOR=Jean

Next on News 7-
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Fire destroys a Pulaski company.
While across town a plant is closing- putting almost 200 out of work.
And look what greeted motorists on Route 460 today.
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A winter weather preview this weekend. Northwest winds will keep temperatures down and flurries will be in the air Saturday as well.

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Unhealthy relationships can lead to to low productivity for women in the workplace...Plus
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Pomp and circumstance next week--but the graduates of this Roanoke school have some unique training.
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Fire guts one of downtown Pulaski's oldest businesses.
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5-Pulaski-Fire


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#597-44
GRAPHIC=Fire


Good afternoon, I'm Jean Jadhon.
Clouds of thick black smoke could be seen for miles hovering over Rental Towel Service, Incorporated.
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Workers say the fire started in a back part of the building shortly before noon.
The company rents out and cleans towels, uniforms and rugs.
Fire officials say it's too early to tell what caused the blaze.
But some employees believe the fire may have been sparked by welding.
The company was in the process of expanding.
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13:20:08 13:12:28
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((MISSY REESE/RENTAL TOWEL EMPLOYEE:AS SOON AS I CALLED I COULD SEE THE SMOKE COMING THROUGH THE BUILDING, THROUGH THE OFFICE DOORS, AND WE JUST GRABBED OUR PURSES. JAMES DAVIS/RENTAL TOWEL EMPLOYEE:IT WAS JUST GROWING, IT WAS ROARING, THICK, AND THEN THE BACK ROOM STARTED GETTING SO SMOKY, WE HAD EVERYBODY GET OUT SO QUICK, THANK GOD EVERYBODY JUST GOT OUT. ))
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Rental towel has been in business for 30-years.
One of the owners says he's not sure what steps he'll take next.
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5-Renfro


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#597-45
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A tough day for workers at another Pulaski County plant.
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Renfro Corporation is closing its Jefferson Avenue plant in Pulaski.
The move will put nearly 200 employees out of work.
The remaining 350 will be moved to the company's nearby Newbern Road plant.
Renfro is the largest manufacturer of socks in the United States.
Company officials attribute the job loss to the increased cost of production.
The Jefferson Avenue plant will close in early February.
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5-Kentucky-Funerals


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net A
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A farewell today to three girls gunned down at a Kentucky high school.
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((AMAZING GRACE HOW SWEET THE SOUND.))
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Three caskets lined the church- covered with messages- from fellow students.
Among those speaking at the funeral- the boy credited with stopping the shooting-
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((NICOLE AND JESSICA AND KASEY. THEY'RE IN HEAVEN AND WE KNOW WHERE THEY ARE EVEN THOUGH WE MISS THEM IN THEIR NATURAL SOMETIMES. WE KNOW WHERE THEY ARE AND I CAN IMAGINE THEM SITTING UP THERE AND JUST LOOKING DOWN AND ASKING US DON'T CRY.))
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The three girls were killed in a shooting at school Monday.
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5-Cabin-Lake


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=tte
TAPE#597-46
GRAPHIC=Fire Investigation


An investigation into a Danville apartment complex fire led officials into the NEWS 7 office with a search warrant.
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Tina Tenret is in Danville to tell us what happened.
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Jean, investigators have asked for News7's videotape of the fire -- they say it could help them figure out the origin of the fire.
Other developments also surfaced today.
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(( The city says the fire caused two point one million dollars worth of damage.
The city's sending that figure to a state agency -- hoping for low interest loans for the victims.
Firefighters arrived around 8:30 on Thanksgiving night.
They say they got the first 9-1-1 call at 8:23 p-m -- not half an hour earlier as some residents have claimed.
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((DOUG YOUNG/EMERGENCY SERVICES DIRECTOR: I WOULD ENCOURAGE ANYONE THAT SAYS THEY CALLED THE 9-1-1 PRIOR TO 8:23 TO PLEASE CALL THE DANVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT AND LET THEM LOOK INTO IT.))
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Sixty-two families are homeless but only 47 have applied for Red Cross aid.
The Red Cross may stop taking new cases.
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((A PROBABLY GOOD WORD TO THE WISE TO THOSE PEOPLE FROM THE FIRE IS THAT IF THEY HAVEN'T REGISTERED AND IF THEY DO NEED RED CROSS ASSISTANCE, TO MAKE EVERY EFFORT TO GET THERE BY SIX O'CLOCK TOMORROW.))))
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The Red Cross will still serve people who have already registered --
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so far, that's included giving them furniture, clothing, and food stamps.


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Tobacco is again under fire in Congress, and this time a Virginia lawmaker is leading the charge. That story is just ahead on News 7 at Five.
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And it's quite a predicament for a bear that stopped traffic in Montgomery County when it scampered up a tree and could not find its way back down.
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ANCHOR=Tonya


Tonight on Health Check-- Students are falling asleep in class--but in this school it's allowed. 2-SHOT
ANCHOR=Jean


Downtown Roanoke is harking back to the Victorian age for a Christmas celebration. 2-SHOT
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It's a Dickens of a holiday, and Patrick Evans will show us a little later in the newscast. cc sponsor
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5-Ramsey


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net B
GRAPHIC=Murder Investigation


Police in Boulder Colorado want to talk again with Jon Benet Ramsey's family.
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The head of the investigation wants to interview the girls' parents and ten year old brother.
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((IT'S BEEN APPROXIMATELY SIX MONTHS SINCE WE LAST INTERVIEWED THE RAMSEYS. DURING THAT TIME THERE'S BEEN A LOT OF INVESTIGATION. WE'VE UNCOVERED A LOT OF NEW INFORMATION. WE HAVE A LOT OF NEW QUESTIONS.))
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So far investigators say the family hasn't responded to the request.
Six year old Jon Benet Ramsey was found murdered in the family's basement- the day after Christmas last year.
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5-Missing-Man


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#597-47
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A fifth day of searching has turned up "no" sign of a Lynchburg man who disappeared in Delaware last weekend.
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22-year old Mark Domaleski was last seen Saturday near the campground where he was staying as an Americorps volunteer.
Ground, air and water teams have scoured the area near Lewes, Delaware without success.
Domaleski's belongings were found intact in his cabin.
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((GENE DOMALESKI/FATHER: EVERY INDICATION IS WHEN HE LEFT THAT CABIN HE INTENDED TO COME BACK THAT EVENING AND HE DID NOT FOR WHATEVER REASON.))
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Authorities say a lone kayak found in (Raho-bith) Rehoboth Bay could be an indication that Domaleski drowned.
A Coast Guard search of the area turned up nothing today.
Weather permitting, air searches will resume tomorrow.
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5-Bliley-Tobacco


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#597-48
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With the world's largest cigarette manufacturing plant in his district, NO Virginia politician has done more to protect tobacco interests than Richmond Republican Congressman Tom Bliley.
But today, he succeeded in a 24-hour stare-down with the four big companies to win a victory for anti-smoking advocates.
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As chairman of the House Commerce Committee, Bliley yesterday issued subpoenas for more than 800 internal documents the tobacco companies have withheld for months.
Today, the companies met his noon deadline.
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Virginia attorney general Richard Cullen applauded Bliley.
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((RICHARD CULLEN/VA. ATTORNEY GENERAL: YOU NEED ALL THE INFORMATION BEFORE YOU CAN WRITE LEGISLATION. AND THIS WILL BE SWEEPING LEGISLATION.))
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In a statement, Bliley says Congress needs to know if the companies "engaged in criminal or fraudulent activities" before granting them "unprecedented immunity from future lawsuits."
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5-Bear-Tree


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=djo
TAPE#597-49
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Passers-by on Route 460 in Montgomery County reported seeing something unusual today.
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A black bear was found perched in a tree.
It was stuck there for about 45 minutes before authorities were alerted.
They called in a bear expert.
Traffic was held back while the expert did his job.
After some coaxing the animal made it back down the tree and scampered off nearby.
Had the bear not been encouraged to leave on its own, it would have been tranquilized and removed.
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Horse drawn carriages, greenery hanging from the lamp-posts, and carrollers roaming the streets--Stay with us, Patrick Evans will be here with a report on a Dickens Christmas in Roanoke. STOCKS BUMP NEXT

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ANCHOR=Jean
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History doesn't RECORD a visit to Roanoke by Charles Dickens, but from the festivities planned over the next several weekends, you would swear Mr. Dickens was a first son of the Star City.
Our "Dickens of a reporter", Patrick Evans has more "Dickens of a Christmas"--an annual Downtown Roanoke tradition.
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It's become a holiday tradition for the Roanoke Valley--coming up on News 7 at Five, we'll tell you about plans for this year's First Night celebration.
ANCHOR=Tonya

Tonight on Health Check-- A massage school in Roanoke is about to graduate its first class.
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The students say learning has been most relaxing.
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ANCHOR=Keith
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Good afternoon. I'm Keith Humphry.
We've all heard about teenagers holding a big blow-out party while their parents are away.
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In Roanoke County last weekend, a group of high school students took that one step further.
At least a dozen kids moved in to Doctor Michael Meyer's home while the entire family was out of town.
Unbeknownst to the Meyers, a friend of their 15-year old son had a key.
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((HE ACTUALLY STOLE MY CHILD'S KEY, WHEN HE HAD SPENT THE NIGHT AT MY HOUSE THREE WEEKS PREVIOUSLY WITH THE PLAN TO WAIT UNTIL WE WENT OUT OF TOWN AND HOST A PARTY.))
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Doctor Meyer estimates the teenaged intruders did eight thousand dollars worth of damage over the four-day holiday weekend.
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We'll have more on that
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on NEWS 7 at SIX, Jean.

5-Domestic-Violence


ANCHOR=Tonya
NEWSCAST=5 p.m.
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#597-50
GRAPHIC=Domestic Violence


It's often difficult to get away from domestic abuse.
But a new survey by the Y-W-C-A shows that victims don't really escape domestic violence even when they're NOT at home.
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The Roanoke Valley chapter took part in the national "Blow the Whistle" survey.
It found that most abuse victims are working women. PRE-PRO ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COSTS
And that often means big costs to employers-- as much as three to five BILLION dollars year in lost time and productivity.
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((SALLY GRAVELY/Y.W.C.A. OF ROANOKE VALLEY: IT DOES BOIL DOWN TO MONEY IN THE WORKPLACE. HEALTH CARE ISSUES. EXPENSES FOR TAKING CARE OF THOSE VISITS TO THE EMERGENCY ROOMS-- BROKEN BONES OR OTHER INJURIES THAT MAYBE OCCURRED. ))
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Health experts also suggest approaching a co- worker if you suspect she is a victim of domestic violence.
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((DEBRA WHITE/LICENSED PROFESSIONAL COUNSELOR: I THINK IT'S APPROPRIATE TO TALK TO SOMEONE ABOUT IT, BECAUSE OTHERWISE, IT'S THIS BIG SECRET THAT EVERYBODY KNOWS AND THAT SORT OF PERPETUATES THE PROBLEM. ))
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White says addressing domestic violence can also help promote a safer WORK environment.

5-Folic-Acid


ANCHOR=Tonya
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#597-51
GRAPHIC=Birth Defects

New evidence suggests a diet that includes folic acid can reduce brain and spinal cord birth defects.
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Dr. James Mills of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development says a daily dose as small as 100 micrograms can reduce the number of neural tube defects by 22 percent.
A British medical journal study supports the U-S government's plan to add the vitamin to bread and cereals next year.
A co-author says adding even a small amount of folic acid to women's diets during childbearing years can have a strong effect on the number of babies born with defects such as spina bifida.
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ANCHOR=Tonya
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=tfl
TAPE#597-52
GRAPHIC=Massage Therapy


Massage therapy is gaining new acceptance, and that's creating a need for trained professionals.
In Roanoke there is a school where you can learn the benefits of massage.
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SUPER=01-Mary Pasley/Massage Student;:11
SUPER=01-Jade Daniels/Massage Therapist; :20
SUPER=01-Tonya Green/Massage Student; :41
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(( The Daniels Institute of Holistic Healing will graduate its first class next week.
This group of 16 pupils will be certified licensed massage therapists--ready to get their hands on some clients.
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((MARY PASLEY/MASSAGE STUDENT:I'VE ALREADY MADE ARRANGEMENTS TO RENT SOME SPACE AND I'M PLANNING ON STARTING UP MY OWN PRACTICE))
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Director of the school, Jade Daniels says Roanoke was ready for this kind of program.
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((JADE DANIELS/MASSAGE THERAPIST:DEMAND I HAD A LOT OF CALLS ASKING FOR MORE AND MORE MASSAGE THERAPISTS AND MY BUSINESS IS VERY SUCCESSFUL MORE THAN I CAN HANDLE AND I WANTED TO HELP PEOPLE TO REALLY ACHIEVE AND BE GOOD THERAPISTS HERE IN TOWN. I WANTED THE TOWN TO HAVE THE BEST))
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Training includes anatomy, physiology, energy flow and different techniques-- tests are both written and hands on.
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((TONYA GREEN/MASSAGE STUDENT:PRETTY CHALLENGING, IT'S A LOT MORE TO IT THAN WHAT I EVER IMAGINED))
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((TONYA GREEN/MASSAGE STUDENT:PHYSICALLY MAINLY IT'S LIKE A WORKOUT EVERY NIGHT, SO WE'VE GOTTEN PHYSICALLY STRONGER. IT'S ALSO HELPED US LEARN HOW TO RELAX OF COURSE WE GET THEM THREE NIGHTS A WEEK SO IT'S HARD NOT TO))
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While getting some practice perfecting their techniques--students are also helping the community.
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IN Q=My most

((JADE DANIELS/MASSAGE THERAPIST:MY MOST FAVORITE GROUP IS THE STRIDERS. THEY DID THE LEUKEMIA RUN THIS YEAR AND WERE SUCCESSFUL IN RAISING THOUSAND SAND THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS AND WHAT WE COULD DO WAS WE OFFERED ALL THE STRIDERS FREE MASSAGE ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THEY COULD COME IN AFTER THEIR PRACTICE RUNS WHEN IT WAS GETTING VERY INTENSE FOR THEM AND WE WOULD GIVE THEM FREE MASSAGE))
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ANCHOR=Tonya
SS=Massage Therapy


The second class started in September--they'll graduate in June and another class will begin in March--that one's already half full. 2-shot-toss
ANCHOR=Jean

In sports a local golfer has qualified for the Senior pro tour.
ANCHOR=Tonya

and two area high school teams are all fired up as they vye for state football championships. Here's Mike Stevens with more.

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The Friday ticker begins with a couple of bus trips that could turn out to be very rewarding excursions.
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The final countdown to kickoff is well underway as William Fleming and Heritage high schools brace themselves for championship Saturday tomorrow afternoon.
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This was the scene outside of Fleming around 8:30 this morning as students, teachers and parents gathered around the school to give the Colonels a boisterous sendoff.
Fleming takes on defending state champion Hampton tomorrow at one o'clock at Norfolk State University.
SUPER=03-Lynchburg;


About the same time that party was taking place, another one was cranking up in Lynchburg.
Heritage high school plays Spotsylvania tomorrow afternoon just outside of Fredericksburg for the Division four state title.
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=FFE


We devote tonight's entire half hour of Friday Football Extra to previewing tomorrow's game. That's tonight at 11:35.

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ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=5pm
WRITER=Mike
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While most college football teams have finished their regular seasons, several are far from through.
Tomorrow night Tennessee and Auburn meet in the Georgia Dome for the SEC championship and the right to play in the Orange Bowl.
The game features to of the best quarterbacks in the nation.
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((DAMEYUNE CRAIG/AUBURN QUARTERBACK:)) ((PEYTON MANNING/TENNESSEE QUARTERBACK:))
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ANCHOR=Mike
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WRITER=Mike
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Great news tonight for area golf fans as Blue Hills Pro Billy King has won his way on to the Senior's PGA tour for all of next season.
King finished up four gruelling rounds of qualifying today at the TPC course in Ponte Vedre, Florida by shooting a 69 to finish the week tied for third.
Only the top 8 players earned tour cards for next year.
King, who is 53 years old, started the day tied for ninth.
SS=FERRUM


And if you're in the mood for a little tournament basketball this weekend, tomorrow and Sunday the Rocky Mount Rotary club is sponsoring a four team event that includes host Ferrum.
The doubleheaders begin at Noon on Saturday and two o'clock on Sunday.
All proceeds from the event go to the Wes Naff Scholarship Fund.
SS=ticker


Steve Mason will be here at six o'clock the rest of the day's sports.
I hope to see you again tonight at 11:35 for Friday Football Extra.
Have a safe weekend everybody. take a break

5-First-Night


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=5
WRITER=djo
TAPE#597-53
GRAPHIC=First Night


At the end of the month, Roanoke will be one of 180- cities to take part in one of the fastest growing trends nationwide.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;

09:06:30-First Night news conference;
For the seventh consecutive year, First Night Roanoke will offer an alternative alcohol- free celebration on New Year's Eve.
The First Night event is geared toward the community and has something for everyone, including teens.
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IN Q=IT'LL BE A COFFEE HOUSE...

(( KEITH FARMER/STRAIGHT STREET; IT'LL BE A COFFEE HOUSE, IT'S GOT A GAME ROOM IN THE BACK. IF IT'S COLD OUTSIDE, THEY CAN GRAB SOME COFFEE OR HOT CHOCOLATE, GO TO THE BACK ROOM AND SHOT A GAME OF POOL, PING-PONG, WHATEVER. IF THEY DON'T WANT TO DO THAT, WE'VE GOT A CONCERT LINED-UP ACROSS THE STREET IN A PARKING LOT. ))
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First Night Button-TC=09:19:53


And there will be a labyrinth made of donated food.
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(( CHUCK FISHER/LABYRINTH ORGANIZER; WE'RE HOPING THAT IT KIND OF SYMBOLIZES THE TWISTS AND TURNS THAT PEOPLE HAVE TO GO THROUGH IN LIFE AND THE FACT THAT ALMOST EVERYBODY OUT THERE MAY BE JUST A TURN AWAY FROM BEING HUNGRY THEMSELVES. ))
SUPER=01-Chuck Fisher/Labyrinth Organizer
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OUT Q=...HUNGRY THEMSELVES.
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All of the food will be collected and given to the Southwest Virginia Second Harvest Food Bank.
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