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Coming up-
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A tractor trailer crash blocks traffic on 81- This huge tank may not look impressive but find out why it'll make getting ready for work easier for some folks.
Plus a local women's chain is closing shop.
And two VMI studnets have a high powered idea they hope rolls into something big.
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ANCHOR=Jean


News 7 is next.

Goodyear


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TAPE#97-82
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Unionized workers at Danville's Goodyear plant want a second chance.
As Tina Tenret reports, they're calling for another vote on a seven-day work week.
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(( Last month, Goodyear union members rejected a seven day work schedule by a tight vote.
Now they may overturn that vote.
First and third shift workers want another election -- second shift workers meet tonight at the union hall.
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((DOUG KNOWLES/UNION MEMBER: THE COMPANY'S PITTED PEOPLE AGAINST ONE ANOTHER. WHETHER IT'S FAIR OR NOT THAT'S JUST THE WAY IT IS. I THINK SOME PEOPLE'S FEELINGS HAVE CHANGED.))
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take su here
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((TINA TENRET/NEWS7: WHAT CHANGED MINDS? THE COMPANY HAS LAID OFF 60 WORKERS AND STARTED SHIPPING MACHINES TO MEXICO. OTHER PLANTS STARTED GETTING THE DOLLARS MEANT FOR DANVILLE.))
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If the union agrees to work a mandatory Sunday shift, Goodyear promises to expand the Danville plant and rehire the 60 people who lost their jobs.
Otherwise, the company says it will probably lay off more people.
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((ELLIS FITZGERALD/UNION MEMBER: I THINK WE NEED ANOTHER VOTE TO SAVE OUR JOBS. BECAUSE IF WE DON'T GET ANOTHER VOTE, OUR JOBS ARE DOOMED.))
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Not all have had a change of heart.
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((BOBBY BOWLING/UNION MEMBER: WE DON'T WANT IT. WE VOTED ON IT. SHOULD NOT HAVE TO VOTE AGAIN. ONLY VOTE ONE TIME.))
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Of course even in a second vote union members would not necessarily approve a seven day work week.
Tina Tenret, News7, Danville))

I-81-ax


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TAPE#97-88
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Traffic on interstate 81 screeched to a standstill tonight.
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That after this truck ran into a guardrail in the northbound lanes.
State Police say the driver will be charged with reckless driving.
Police say the driver was picking something up off the floor of his truck when he ran into the back of a tractor trailer.
The drivers of both vehicles were hurt but not seriously.
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Tinsley


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=jda
TAPE#97-76
GRAPHIC=Paskel Tinsley


Pete Tinsley was accused of first degree murder, but today a Roanoke County jury found him guilty of a lesser charge- voluntary manslaughter.
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SUPER=03-Salem/Yesterday;


Tinsley shot and killed Rick Knobel (kuh-NO-buhl) in February.
But he claimed he acted in self-defense after the two men argued.
The jury sentenced Tinsley to two years in prison for manslaughter, and an additional 12 months for using a firearm after being convicted of a felony.
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Police-Chief


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TAPE#97-73
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****Anchor Tag****
The search for a new police chief is raising questions in Roanoke.
The city is re-opening the process, and the local chapter of the N Double A-C-P is asking why.
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((MARTIN JEFFREY/ROANOKE NACCP PRESIDENT: IF WE HAVE FIVE SIX OR SEVEN REALLY STRONG CANDIDATES IN THE PIPE, WHY DO WE NEED TO OPEN UP THE PROCESS.))
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Martin Jeffrey says the selection process has already produced a diverse pool of qualified finalists.
But city officials say they're trying to insure the strongest group of candidates they can put together.
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((ANGELITA PLEMMER/PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER: AND IT IS UPON THE RECOMMENDATION OF OUR CONSULTANT THAT WE ARE EXTENDING THE DEADLINE IN HOPES OF INSURING THAT WE HAVE THE BEST POOL OF CANDIDATES TO CHOOSE FROM AND ALSO THAT THEY'RE THE MOST DIVERSE POOL TO CHOOSE FROM.))
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The new deadline for applications in January fifth.

Satcher


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NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-83
GRAPHIC=legal scales

****Anchor Tag****
Texas is still number one.
By a long shot.
But Virginia-- the state with the second most executions in the nation -- may set a new record of its own.
Arlington killer Michael Charles Satcher was put to death just after nine tonight at the Greensville Correctional Center.
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Satcher is the state's eighth execution this year -- tying last year's modern state record.
A ninth, record-breaking execution is scheduled for Thursday night.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: IT SHOWS THAT VIRGINIA ACTUALLY IS SERIOUS ABOUT JUSTICE. JUSTICE FOR LAW-ABIDING CITIZENS AND ALSO HOLDING CRIMINALS ACCOUNTABLE FOR THEIR VIOLENT VICIOUS ACTS IN TAKING AWAY THE LIFE OF ANOTHER FELLOW HUMAN BEING.))
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Michael Satcher was convicted of robbing, raping, and murdering Ann Borghesani (BORG-es-ani) in Rosslyn on the way to her 23rd birthday party in 1991.

Reno


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Republicans attacked-
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the Attorney General for not seeking an independent counsel to investigate White House Fund Raising.
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((THIS HAS ALL THE APPEARANCES OF AN ATTORNEY GENERAL PROTECTING THE PRESIDENT.))
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Janet Reno said she could still call for an independent counsel.
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((CHAIRMAN DAN BURTON: AND FOR YOU TO HIDE BEHIND THIS SAY YOU WOULD CONSIDER IT IS... RENO: I'M NOT HIDING MR. CHAIRMAN. I'M TRYING TO DO MY DUTY UNDER THE INDENPENDENT COUNSEL STATUTE AND UNDER THE LAW.))
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Then FBI director- Louis Freeh- who says his disagreement with Reno doesn't mean he believes a crime was committed.
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((LOUIS FREE/FBI DIRECTOR: I RECOMMENDED THE APPOINTMENT OF AN INDEPENDENT COUNSEL TO INVESTIGATE WHETHER CRIMES MAY HAVE BEEN COMMITTED.))
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Reno also said it's improper to comment on how an investigation is being conducted.
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TWA


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The explosion aboard TWA flight 800 could possibly have been avoided.
Byron Pitts has more.
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((Expert testimony the blast that brought down the Boeing 747 near Long Island killing all 230 people on board in 1995 is almost identical to a Phillipine Airline crash in Manilla in 1990 in which 8 people died. In both cases the explosion occured in the cener fuel tank, and both planes were designed by Boeing. DAN CHEYNEY, FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION: THE COMPONENTS IN THAT ACCIDENT WERE TESTED AND THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE OF IGNITION FOUND.
Investigators still haven't found the ignition source in the twa explosion, even though the leading theory now is fautly wiring. Scientists recreated the explosion in a quarter model of the center fuel tank. ... a recreation that brought back painful memories for relatives of those killed in the crash, an explosion Boeing and the FAA had seen before. but changes in the center fuel tank design were never made. Byron Pitts, CBS News, Baltimore.))


Kallstrom


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The man who led the criminal investigation into the crash of TWA flight 800 is retiring.
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FBI assistant director James Kallstrom helped bring down scores of organized crime figures during his 28 year career.
Kallstrom said he's retiring at the end of the month to take care of his family.
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SOFT MUSIC
Yet another actor heads to jail.
That story is still ahead on News-7 at 6.
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And water woes are over for the town of Boones Mill.
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Boones-Mill


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NEWSCAST=11p
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TAPE#97-87
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There was a time when Boones Mill residents weren't sure if they would have hot water for a shower.
But now that problem's solved and, as David Johnson reports, the town is looking at ways to fund other repairs.
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(( This tank holds 250,000 gallons of water, 20-times more than the old system.
For people in Boones Mill, that means better water quality and improved pressure.
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(( KEVIN GOODE/BOONES MILL MAYOR; WE HAVE WHAT I WOULD SAY IS A REAL WATER SYSTEM NOW INSTEAD OF A LOT OF DUCT TAPE AND BOLTS AND STUFF LAYING AROUND ON THE GROUND. ))
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(( JIM TESTERMAN/MAINTENANCE ENGINEER; THE SPRING WATER COMES DOWN FROM THE SPRING, GOES INTO THE SPRING TANK, GOES THROUGH OUR CHLORINATING BUILDING AND GETS CHLORINATED. GOES INTO THE TANK AND THEN IS GRAVITY-FED DOWN TO THE PUBLIC. ))
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STAND-UP-04:17:36 ((DAVID JOHNSON NEWS 7; THE NEW WATER SYSTEM IN BOONES MILL IS ALREADY PAID FOR, COURTESY OF AN EMERGENCY BLOCK GRANT. BUT THE TOWN IS IN NEED OF OTHER IMPROVEMENTS, WHICH IS WHY IT IS LOOKING AT RAISING ITS WATER RATES.)) SHOT OF WATER TANK
An average family pays about nine dollars a month for water service that until now they could not rely on.
Officials want to raise that rate to fourteen and a half dollars.
That would mean 75-thousand dollars in revenue, almost double what the town brings in now.
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(( WE HOPE THAT WILL HELP US PLAN FUTURE UPGRADES AS WELL AS MAINTAIN THE NEW SYSTEM THAT WE HAVE IN PLACE AND TAKE CARE OF THE RESIDENTS NEEDS AND THE FUTURE WATER SUPPLY. ))
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The mayor says the idea is to make the town more self-sufficient.
The federal government paid for the new system, but Goode says his area cannot count on that money in the future.
The town's council tonight agreed, voting to raise the rate for the first time in 35-years.
David Johnson, News 7, Boones Mill.))

Liberty


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NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-84
GRAPHIC=Liberty Univer. Seal


Thanks to some multi-million dollar donations, Liberty University has been taken OFF probationary status by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
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SUPER=04-File Tape


Meeting in New Orleans today, the group voted to restore Liberty's academic accreditation.
The school was placed on probation last year as it struggled to contain more than forty million dollars in debt.
But recent contributions have reduced that debt to about TEN million dollars.
The Reverend Jerry Falwell says Liberty hopes to be back in the black by the year 2000.
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Slater


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TAPE#net d
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Another actor is going to jail.
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SUPER=@file;


Christian Slater must serve 90 days for allegedly punching his girlfriend in the face and biting a man in the stomach when he tried to help her.
Slater then allegedly fought with police.
Under terms of a plea bargain, Slater also go into drug rehab for three months.
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ANCHOR=Jean
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SOFT MUSIC
Still ahead, a popular Roanoke clothing store will close its doors.
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and some V-M-I engineering students hope their idea puts them on a roll.
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Lazarus-Closing


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TAPE#97-85
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For 73-years Lazarus has been a retail institution in Roanoke.
Not any more.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


The company is going out of business, shutting down its three remaining stores.
Owner Chip Lazarus said big discount chains in the area have made it tough for smaller retailers to compete.
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((CHIP LAZARUS/OWNER: THERE HAVE BEEN A NUMBER OF LOCAL STORES THAT HAVE CLOSED THEIR DOORS. I'M NOT GONNA GET INTO THAT, BUT I THINK YOU CAN LOOK AROUND AT THE NUMBER OF SMALL SPECIALTY STORES WHETHER THEY'RE IN THE APPAREL BUSINESSES OR BOOK BUSINESSES, AND YOU CAN COME TO YOUR OWN CONCLUSIONS.))
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Beginning tomorrow all Lazarus merchandise is going on sale.
When the there's nothing left on the racks, the stores close for good.
As for Mr. Lazarus, he says he's looking forward to playing golf, taking a vacation and spending time with his grandchildren.
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New-Century


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NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=sgo
TAPE#97-78
GRAPHIC=business news


Many new businesses, especially small ones, have a hard time making it on their own.
That's where so-called business incubators step in.
Scott Goldberg has an update on activities at Roanoke's incubator.
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SUPER=01-Ernie Morrison/Digital Allusions;
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Digital Allusions, office shots begin at 11:12:20 ((After maturing for six months in Roanoke's small business incubator, Digital Allusions is moving to a bigger office.
It was a one-man computer animation startup.
But business has been good.
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((ERNIE MORRISON: THERE'S FOUR OF US. SO YOU CAN IMAGINE, THE SIZE OF THE OFFICE IS 12 BY 12, AND THAT'S NOT ENOUGH ROOM. THAT'S NOT ENOUGH ROOM FOR ME.))
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vans--shots start at 10:54:52
Those are the sort of growing pains Precious Cargo Shuttles had BEFORE moving to the New Century Venture Center.
Business tripled while Vince Stover ran the children's taxi service out of his own home.
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((VINCE STOVER/PRECIOUS CARGO SHUTTLES: WHEN WE MOVED IN HERE IN OCTOBER, IT ADDED A LOT OF LEGITIMACY TO THE BUSINESS.))
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standup
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((SCOTT GOLDBERG/REPORTER: STATISTICS SHOW MOST SMALL BUSINESSES DON'T LAST MORE THAN FIVE YEARS. BUT, NATIONALLY, THOSE THAT MATURE IN AN INCUBATOR HAVE A MUCH HIGHER RATE OF SURVIVAL.))
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((LISA ISON/NEW CENTURY VENTURE CENTER: IN AN INCUBATOR SETTING, THE GRADUATES OF INCUBATORS, 87 PERCENT SURVIVE AFTER THEY GRADUATE.))
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After being open a year and a half, the incubator has 12-tenants and plenty of growing room.
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((LISA ISON: WE COULD HAVE 25 OR 30 COMPANIES IN HERE, SO JUST HAVE A LARGER FAMILY. ))
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The center hopes to add another two budding entrepreneurs before January.
Scott Goldberg, News-7.))
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S-Extra


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NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#EXTRA
GRAPHIC=NONE


Tonight in sports, Sprewell asks for forgiveness, the Cave girls rock the house, and have mercy we're talking to Percy.
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SUPER=75-Charlottesville; :00


But first we're talking about another UVa player.
Defensive back Stephen Phelan was named a first team academic all-american today.
Phelan, who is a grad student has been on the ACC honor for the past four year. He already has a degree in history.

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S-Sprewell


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-17
SS=NBA


Latrell Sprewell, the suspended Golden State Warrior publicly apologized to the world tonight for assaulting his coach last week.
Now he not only wants the league's forgivensss but he wants back in the league.
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SUPER=03-Oakland, CA; :00


Technically he remains suspended for a year without pay.
But as many of his teammates including Bimbo Coles, Joe Smith and Muggsy Bogues backed him up tonight he admitted he never should have attacked his coach.
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((LATRELL SPREWELL/SUSPENDED FROM NBA:))
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=HOLD NBA


Sprewell's has hired Johnnie Cochran to serve as his lawyer.

S-Cave


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


From the bizarre NBA world to another early season romp for the powerful Lady Knights of Cave Spring.
Tonight the victim was Amherst County.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./Amherst Co. vs. Cave Spring; :00


Cave boss Linda Long knew that defense could turn this game in her favor off the opening tap.
And watch Beth Carter come up with the steal, and then make the nice bounce pass to Amber Neil for the layup. Cave Spring takes a 10 point lead in the first.
Amherst was overmatched but the Lancers hung tough as best they could. Patrice Sandridge gets the putback to cut the Knights lead to 6.
But Cave has too many weapons. Sherri Rickmam gets the rebound and the basket as the Knights' advantage balloons to 14 points.
Then some excellent ball movement will lead to another score as
SUPER=33-Amherst Co./25/Cave Spring/76;


Lindsey Canon converts inside and Cave Spring rolls to the 76 to 25 win over Amherst.
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S-Stagg


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-16
GRAPHIC=Stagg


Salem's annual Stagg Party is this weekend.
This Saturday Mt. Union will defend its division three title against fellow unbeaten Lycoming.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=04-Last Year; :00


Good seats are still available and you want to miss the chance to see Mt. Union quarterback Bill Borchert.
Last year he threw for 505 yards and seven touchdowns in the Purple Raiders 56-to-24 blowout of Rowan.
Tickets are $8 bucks in advance for adults and $5 dollars for children high school age and under. Get them at the Salem Civic Center.
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S-Fame


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#S7-9
GRAPHIC=RKE/SALEM BASEBALL HALL


Five men are set to join the Salem-Roanoke Baseball Hall of Fame on February 1st.
This year's class includes Pirates all-star Tony Womack, a Gretna native along with Sandy Hill, Bob Guthrie, Harry Bushkar,
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SUPER=03-Roanoke Co./June 1996; :00

and Willis Walrond. Mr. Walrond is one of the founders of the "Challenger Little League" program for physically challenged kids.
He has worked with Little League programs for more than 20 years.
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S-MLB


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TAPE#ST5-32
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wipe to eng!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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SUPER=03-St. Petersburg, FL; :00


In the majors, the expansion Devil Rays signed free agent third baseman Wade Boggs, a 16 year big league veteran who is just 200 hits shy of the magical 3000 hit plateau.
It's a homecoming of sorts for Boggs, who grew up in the Tampa area.
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((WADE BOGGS/SIGNS WITH DEVIL RAYS:))
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SUPER=03-Boston; :00


And the Boston Redsox welcomed Dennis Eckersley back to the northeast this afternoon.
The 43 year old relief pitcher spent seven seasons with the Sox in the 70's and 80's before starring in Oakland and St. Louis.
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#SPORTS TEASE
GRAPHIC=NONE


Still to come on the Tuesday night sports, a big part of the Giants' success this year can be attributed to a trio of former UVa stars.
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We'll hear from the least publicized of the three, Percy Ellsworth, right after this quick break.
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S-Ellsworth


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#RS97-1
GRAPHIC=GIANTS/REDSKINS


If the Washington Redskins are to make the playoffs they can't afford a loss this Saturday in the Meadowlands against the first place Giants.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=03-Raljon, MD; :00


One of the unsung heroes for the Giants for this season has been safety Percy Ellsworth, the former UVa great who has four interceptions.
But as a free agent, he knows his job is never safe in this league.
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((PERCY ELLSWORTH/GIANTS SAFETY FROM UVA:))
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Ellsworth is part of strong UVa trio with the Giants that includes rookie Tiki Barber and fullback Charles Way, all emerging stars in the league.
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((PERCY ELLSWORTH:))
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S-Beamer


ANCHOR=Mike
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB97-5
GRAPHIC=VIRGINIA FOOTBALL


Phalan and his teamates missed getting a bowl invitation despite winning 7 games and whipping both Techs and Clemson.
Hokies' boss Frank Beamer says the bottom aren't concerned about wins, as much as they are about money and putting fans in the stands.
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((FRANK BEAMER/VA. TECH HEAD COACH:))
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ANCHOR=Mike
SS=UVA


As a rule UVA's fans have traveled well, but no doubt the Independence bowl folks still remember 1994 when only 2000 UVa fans watched the Cavs beat TCU 20-to-10.

Gas-Skates


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#97-80
GRAPHIC=VMI


Two engineering students at Virginia Military Institute are putting their best foot forward.
Eric Earnhart tells us they might have stepped into something big.
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SUPER=01-Steven Strachan/Senior; :31-quick
SUPER=01-Anthony Spevak/Senior; 1:00-quick
SUPER=01-Col. Richard Trandel/VMI Engineering Professor; 1:11-quick
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(( The test pilot is a bit nervous as he secures a gasoline powered engine to his foot, straps on his helmet in the shadow of Stonewall Jackson...
And prepares for takeoff...

natsot of engine and taking off
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In September, Steven Strachan(strawn) and Anthony Spevak set out to design a pair of motorized in-line skates...
It could be a transportation breakthrough, an urban commuter's dream... and it was this, or work on air conditioners...

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IN Q=It was something

((STEVEN STRACHAN/SENIOR; IT WAS SOMETHING WE COULD ACTUALLY GET SOME HANDS ON WORK... IT WAS SOMETHING, UNLIKE A HVAC PROBLEM, THAT WE COULD ACTUALLY HAVE SOME FUN WITH. ))
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Their professors are impressed, it took them about three months to get a working prototype on the street... something the guys hope catches the attention of potential employers after graduation...
And they can't find another one like it anywhere... they're talking about applying for a patent.
Is this the future of foot travel? They say hey... it could happen...

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IN Q=I think it's very

((ANTHONY SPEVAK/SENIOR; I THINK IT'S VERY USEFUL, SURE IT'S A LITTLE AWKWARD AT THE TIME, BUT WHEN SOMEONE PRODUCED A CAR FOR THE FIRST TIME, NO ONE KNEW HOW TO DRIVE IT. ))
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OUT Q=how to drive it



In fact, use a little imagation, who knows how far this could go?

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IN Q=could you imagine

((COL. RICHARD TRANDEL/VMI ENGINEERING PROFESSOR; COULD YOU PICTURE A GROUP OR SQUAD OF RANGERS MOVING INTO A CITY WITH FULL BATTLE GEAR ON GASOLINE POWERED STREET SKATES? ))
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In Lexington, Eric Earnhart, News 7.)) Ok, maybe not quite that far...