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Next on News 7-
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An I-D is made on the pilot killed in a plane crash in Roanoke today. Plus we'll hear from the woman who was home when her house was hit. A suspected killer is holding two toddlers hostage in Florida.
And lots of horsing around going on at one Christmas show.
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Plus flurries are in the forecast. News 7 is next.

Newsbreak


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Good Evening.
A plane crashed into a Roanoke House this afternoon-
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killing the pilot. 47 year old James Notch of Texas had just taken off from the Roanoke Airport when the plane lost power-
No one on the ground was hurt.
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Police in Florida say they'll wait as long as it takes to ensure the safety of two toddlers being held hostage.
A suspected killer has been holding the children since yesterday.
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And horses are spreading the Christmas Spirit in Buena Vista-
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Plus flurries are in the forecast- Join us for News 7 at Eleven. open
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Plane-Crash


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An Arlington, Texas man was killed this afternoon when his plane crashed into a Roanoke neighborhood.
47-year old James Notch took off from the Roanoke Airport about 1:15.
A few minutes later, the plane lost power and his single engine aircraft hit a house.
Eric Earnhart has details.
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(( The pilot knew he was in trouble, witnesses say the plane sounded like it was having engine problems shortly after takeoff, one witness says the pilot appeared to be aiming for a nearby field when his crippled plane hit the front porch of a house near the corner of Delaware and Cove.
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((ROBIN PATTERSON/WITNESS; HIS ENGINE WAS SPUTTERING, THEN THERE WAS A BIG MUSHROOM CLOUD ))
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((KIA CHILDRESS/WITNESS; IT WAS JUST LIKE AN ATOMIC BOMB ))
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FIRE OFFICIALS SAY THE HOUSE WAS TOTALED, 2 OTHERS WERE DAMAGED. REMARKABLY, DESPITE THE CRASH, 2 EXPLOSIONS AND A FIRE FROM A FULL LOAD OF AVIATION FUEL, NO ONE ELSE WAS HURT.
THE NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD WILL BEGIN THEIR INVESTIGATION TOMORROW, BUT OFFICIALS SAY THERE'S NOT MUCH LEFT FOR THEM TO LOOK AT.
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((JIM GRIGSBY/ROANOKE FIRE CHIEF; BECAUSE OF THE HEAT OF THE FIRE AND AN ALUMINUM PLANE, MOST OF THE PLANE IS GONE ))
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STATE POLICE SAY THE PILOT WAS FROM TEXAS. HE ARRIVED IN ROANOKE TUESDAY, HE WAS ON HIS WAY TO JACKSON TENNESSEE STANDUP
MEANHWILE RESIDENTS, WHILE SADDENED BY THE DEATH OF THE PILOT, ARE STUNNED AND HAPPY NO ONE ELSE WAS HURT.
IN ROANOKE, ERIC EARNHART, NEWS 7))

React


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It could've been a lot different, though--
Andrew Freiden joins us live from the newsroom,
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Andrew, you say there was one woman home at the time of the crash?
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Yes-
She was at home watching television when she heard an explosion, and saw flames in her living room.
She paints a very vivid picture of what happened to her this afternoon.
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((
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((ELEANOR LEWIS: I WILL NEVER FORGET THE SIGHT OF THOSE-- I CAN DRAW THEM FLAMES, COMING IN MY FRONT DOOR, AND I TURNED AROUND, IT'S JUST LIKE RUNNING FROM THEM, AND I RAN THROUGH THE BACK DOOR.))
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Eleanor's neighbors comforted her immediately--
She didn't yet know that it was a plane that caused the fire at her home.
What she did know was that her dog Finx was on the porch-- and there was no way he could have survived the blaze.
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((ELEANOR LEWIS: I SAY IF THAT PORCH WAS BURNT LIKE THAT-- THERE'S NO DOG OUT THERE. THERE'S NO DOG OUT THERE. ))
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Eleanor's family got the news of the explosion minutes after it happened.
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((ANGIE LEWIS: I RECEIVED A PHONE CALL THAT THE HOUSE WAS ON FIRE, AND THE FIRST THING I HAD IN MY HEAD WAS A NEGATIVE THOUGHT. ))
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)) Andrew/Full Newsroom
Those negative thoughts of course changed to positive ones once Angie Lewis saw her mother was all right.
Eleanor Lewis wants to let everyone know she's fine.
Her husband says the house is fully insured, and they'll be OK financially.
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And that the family's heart goes out to the wife and son the Pilot left behind in Texas.
(Q&A: Andrew-- the family has lived in the neighborhood 23 years-- will they

stay?)
Jack Lewis says they he and his wife will not rebuild their home in Northwest Roanoke.
Instead, They're going to find a home a little farther away from the airport.

FL-Hostage


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Day turned to night and two toddlers are still held hostage in an Orlando home.
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A suspected killer is holding the four year old boy and two year old girl.
The standoff started yesterday after police started looking for 39 year old John Armstrong-
They say he ran into a home, ordered the two mothers out and held their children.
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((SGT. JEFF GOTZ/ORLANDO POLICE: HE'S TALKED TO US OFF AND ON THE ENTIRE TIME. HE HAS INDICATED TO US THAT HE IS TAKING CARE OF THE CHILDREN. HE'S ALLOWED US TO SPEAK WITH THE CHILDREN ON OCCASION.))
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Today an emotional plea from the mother of the four year old.
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((I LOVE YOU MALCOLM. I'M RIGHT HERE. PLEASE LET HIM GO.))
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The suspect recently got out of prison after serving only 4 years of a twelve year sentence.
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KY-Shooting


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The 14 year old Kentucky boy accused of killing three school-mates will be tried as an adult.
As Dave Fehling reports, IF convicted Michael Carneal could spend 25 years in prison.
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((Police tried to shield Michael Carneal from the cameras, slipping out of the courthouse in Paducah. earlier, at a brief hearing inside, Judge Donna Dixon was expected to decide that under Kentucky law, a 14 year old like Carneal, accused of a deadly crime with a gun, must be tried as an adult. However, she ordered all those present at the closed door meeting to keep it a secret.
DAN BOAZ/MCCRACKEN COUNTY ATTORNEY: THE JUDGE ASKED THAT EVERYTHING INCLUDING HER RULING BE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL. The case is now expected to go to a grand jury that could indict Carneal within days. Dave Fehling CBS News, Paducah.))

Coffey


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A 55-year old Moneta man has been charged with threatening President Clinton's daughter, Chelsea.
According to the indictment returned today Samuel Edmond Coffey mailed threats of a sexual nature to the White House four times.
Postal inspectors say he never mailed them directly though.
The first one was sent to the postmaster in Virginia Beach, with a request that the letter be mailed to Washington from there.
One of the other three went by way of Baltimore.

Abed


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With a big racketeering case coming up for trial in federal court in Roanoke next month, the government re-indicted one of the principal suspects today.
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Rod Abed (AH-bed) is charged with obstruction of justice- -for allegedly trying to hire someone to provide him an alibi.
Abed and others were indicted earlier this year for allegedly setting fire
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to the Corner Store on 13th Street in Roanoke- -nearly three years ago.
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((TOM BONDURANT/ASSISTANT U.S. ATTORNEY: HE MADE OFFERS OF MONEY THROUGH OTHER PEOPLE AND THROUGH CORRESPONDENCE TO PAY THIS FELLOW A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF MONEY. KEITH HUMPHRY/NEWS-7: To say he wasn't anywhere near 13th street on the 13th? BONDURANT: BASICALLY TO PUT THE BLAME ON SOMEBODY ELSE. ))
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The indictment says Abed planned to pay Phillip Orren to give false testimony.
Orren is serving a six-year sentence for ARSON, himself.
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Global-Warming


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A landmark agreement that's meant to guard against Global Warming.
The world's nations gave preliminary approval tonight to a deal to reduce fuel emissions by industrial countries in the 21st century.
The agreement would set an energy course for the much of the world for decades.
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SOFT MUSIC
Two employees of one of Lynchburg's largest employers are charged with fraud. We'll have the story when we return.
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And anext year's budget has good news for two tourist attractions in our area.
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Goodyear


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Goodyear union members in Danville say they want to vote again on working mandatory Sunday hours.
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A new vote could overturn the union's decision NOT to work a seven day schedule.
Last month, union members said the deal would cost them overtime pay on Sundays.
But workers say seeing 60 people laid off since then has changed minds.
Sources tell News7 that another vote could take place as early as next week.
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Ericsson


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A couple of draftsmen have been indicted for defrauding Ericsson G-E in Lynchburg.
The feds say the scheme involved Butch Sager, a 51-year old draftsmen who's worked for Ericsson for 29 years.
According to the indictment, Sager approved work done by 45-year old George Calvin Kelly of Goode.
While Kelly DID a lot of computer drafting work for Ericsson, today's indictment charges that Kelly collected nearly a quarter million dollars for drawings he did NOT do.
The government charges the two men split the money.

County-Schools


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The option of having children bussed to a different elementary school is not a consideration some South Roanoke County parents are warming up to.
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While there are currently 75-houses in the Gardens sub-division of Scenic Hills, only 12-children there go to Penn Forest.
According to a recommendation by the County's Blue Ribbon Committee, if parents choose to continue sending their kids to that school instead of Back Creek, the families would have to provide their own transportation at the start of the 1999 school year.
But some parents say the move is premature.
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((CARLA KEEGAN/SOUTH COUNTY RESIDENT; I DON'T WANT TO UPROOT MY CHILDREN FROM THEIR FRIENDSHIPS. I DON'T WANT THEM TO HAVE TO TRAVEL LEFT AT THE INTERSECTION OF COTTON HILL ROAD OUT TO 221. )) ((GINA NICHOLS/SOUTH COUNTY RESIDENT; WELL I DON'T FEEL LIKE THERE'S AN EXTREME OVERCROWDING SITUATION AT PENN FOREST. I THINK IT'S AN EXTREME MEASURE FOR THEM TO TAKE AT THIS POINT. ))
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The committee's recommended redistricting is an effort to avoid the cost of new construction.
The school board will make a decision next month.

Poplar-Forest


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Christmas came early for two Bedford County tourist attractions today.
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Governor George Allen announced his final budget will include a two million dollar grant for Poplar Forest and two and a half million dollars for the National D-Day Memorial.
Both organizations will have to match that money through private fundraising.
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((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: THERE'S ALSO SOME TOURISM OPPORTUNITIES FROM THIS, TO THE EXTENT THAT YOU HAVE THESE TWO DIFFERENT BUT RELATED, INTERESTING ATTRACTIONS. IT ENHANCES THE ABILITY OF BEDFORD AND THE ENTIRE LYNCHBURG AREA AND FOR THAT MATTER ROANOKE TO ATTRACT PEOPLE TO THIS AREA, IF YOU'RE TRYING TO DRAW TOURISTS.))
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The proposals still have to survive the budget process in the General Assembly.
Area legislators today promised to make sure both grants make the final cut.
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SOFT MUSIC
Still ahead, a new treatment for osteoporosis is approved,
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and we'll see how one toy store is bringing children's Christmas lists in the 21st century.
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Yeltsin


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Russian President Boris Yeltsin is hospitalized-
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with a respiratory infection- that stemmed from a cold.
Doctors warned Yeltsin to take it easy or risk more severe illness.
Despite past heart trouble, officials insist Yeltsin's condition is not serious and the hospitalization is a precaution.
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Osteoperosis


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A new option for millions of women to prevent osteoporosis.
The government has approved a drug that mimics estrogen's bone-saving effects but without the risk of breast cancer.
It's called (Ra-locksa-feen) raloxifene. The FDA says it does not protect bone quite as well as estrogen.
The drug will be sold under the brand name Evista starting next month.

Gift-Registry


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There's a high-tech way for your kids to tell YOU what they want for the holidays.
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It's the computerized gift registry system at Toys R Us.
Kids can cruise the aisles, picking out the toys they want with a hand-held scanner.
The toy store chain says the registry makes it easy for relatives to find gifts.
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((EARL SNOW/TOYS R US: IF THIS KID WANTS THIS, THEN I DON'T HAVE TO ASK OR SNEAK OUT OR TRY TO FIND OUT WHAT HE WANTS. ALL I GOTTA DO IS PULL OUT THIS REGISTRY, THEN I'VE GOT A LIST OF ITEMS RIGHT IN FRONT OF ME TO GIVE ME AN IDEA OF THE ITEMS HE WOULD LIKE TO HAVE.))
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Some shoppers worry kids could get carried away and scan themselves a list their parents can't afford.
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((SHARON FRANKLIN/SHOPPER: I GUESS THE PARENTS WILL HAVE TO TALK TO THEM ABOUT THAT. IT'S LIKE THE SAME THING AS GOING TO SANTA AND ASKING HIM FOR EVERYTHING UNDER THE SUN. JUST HAVE TO EXPLAIN THEY CAN'T GET IT ALL--EASIER SAID THAN DONE.))
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Toys R Us says the registry will be available all year, not just during the holidays.
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Safe-Toys


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During the holiday shopping season, consumers will but one third of the games and toys purchased the entire year.
With that in mind, Roanoke Safe Kids Coalition has toy safety tips when buying presents.
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Toys can cause injuries or even prove deadly in some cases when children choke on small balls, balloons or broken pieces. Tammy Hale works with Roanoke Safe Kids Coalition... She says any toy has the potential to be dangerous, but they do come with warning labels and guidelines.
Hale says there is one toy you can't go wrong with--Play-Doh.
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((TAMMY HALE/ROANOKE SAFE KIDS:IT CLEARLY STATES ON THE BOXES AGES TWO AND UP. IT ALSO STATES THAT IT'S NON-TOXIC. IF A LITTLE ONE WERE TO PINCH OFF A BITE OR TWO THEY'D PROBABLY BE OKAY))
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Safety experts say parents should play along with children to ensure their safety.
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Forecasts
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S-Extra


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Local tennis star KJ Hippensteel advanced to the round of 16 in the Eddie Hurr International championships. He's the only American left in the field.
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And, for our extra point; Radford women's soccer coach Ben Sohrabi has been named Virginia's coach of the year by the Virginia Sports Information Directors Association. The lady Highlanders were 16 and 4 this season.
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S-FFE


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The 14th annual Friday Football Extra awards banquet took over the Airport Marriott's Grand Ballroom last night, but when everything was said and done it was the Fleming Colonels who took home the most honors.
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(( More than 200 folks packed the place to help recognize our 13 players of the week, including two time winner Lee Suggs, who finished this past season with 29 hundred and 17 yards in 14 games.
After the players left the stage, the coaches took over. Each year we let the field bosses throughout southwest and central Virginia vote amongst themselves to select the coaches of the year.
In Group A Radford's Norm Lineburg top top honors after his Bobcats made it to the state semi-finals.
Heritage's Pem Apperson was the big winner in Group Two-A. He took a 2-and-8 team from a year ago all the way to the state championship game.
But the man was Fleming's George Miller. He not only won the Triple-A coach of the year honor, but he was also name Friday Football Extra's overall coach of the year for 1997. ((GEORGE MILLER/FFE COACH OF THE YEAR:))
The Fleming victory parade didn't end there as the Colonels were also named Friday Football's Extra team of the year.
Plus, Colonel Lineman Shakir Majied was named the first recipient of the brand Lee Cook Lineman of the year award, which is named in honor of the former Pulaski County lineman.
Cook's parents and his girlfriend were on hand for the presentation and to accept $1000 from WDBJ to go into the Lee Cook fund in Pulaski Co. ((SHAKIR MAJIED/LEE COOK LINEMAN OF THE YEAR:))
Franklin County quarterback Bobby Basham was named the WDBJ-7 scholar athlete of the year. His 4 point 4 grade point average earned him a two thousand dollar scholarship.)) ((BOBBY BASHAM/WDBJ SCHOLAR ATHLETE OF THE YEAR:)) ((MIKE STEVENS:))

S-Osborne


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Nebraska's Tom Osborne announced yesterday that his Orange Bowl game against Tennessee will be his last.
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The 60 year old coach, who has been diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat; is stepping down after 25 years as the Cornhuskers head football coach.
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((TOM OSBORNE/NEBRASKA HEAD COACH:))
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Nebraska assistant coach Frank Solich succeeds Osborne as the Cornhuskers new head coach.

S-Tech


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Radford gave Virginia Tech a huge scare before the Hokies beat the Highlanders 79-72 in mens basketball action.
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Tech's Myron Guillory gets two of his 14 on the fake and then the lay up to but the Hokies up by 6 early.
But Radford's Cory reed answers with the pass to Eric Parker for the jam off the perfect slow break.
Radford's Rian Everett tries to SUPER=34-Virginia Tech/79/Radford/72;

Pull RU closer with the three pointer from the corner; but Tech had the last word.
Russ Wheeler notches two of his game high 20 inside; Tech beats Radford by 7.
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S-UVA


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In Charlottesville, Jeff Jones and the Cavaliers hosting 13-th ranked Connecticut.
Curtis Staples goes to his favorite spot in the corner for three of his 15 points the Cavaliers trailed 12 to 9.
U-conn's Ricky Moore answers with three of his 10 points as the Huskies led Virginia 22 to 18.
then in the second half Virginia goes to Norman Nolan who hits the jumper for a game high 16 points Virginia trailed 58 to 50.
Connecticut gets the steal and pass SUPER=33-Connecticut/74/Virginia/63/;

to Richard Hamilton who scores the layup and the Huskies beat the Cavaliers 74 to 63.
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S-Score


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WIPE TO MOTION
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Sports tease


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Still to come;
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the Stagg Bowl kicks off this weekend; and one of the participants will be named the division III player of the year tomorrow.
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S-Stagg


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Lycoming and Mount Union kick off the Stagg Bowl Saturday. and tomorrow; a Purlple raider will win the Division III football purle heart aquivilent; the Gagliardi trophy is given annually to the most outstanding football player.
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Mount Union quarterback Bill Borchert, who lead his team to the crown last year with a Stagg Bowl record 7 touchdowns and 505 passing yards.
This season; he's thrown for 3 thousand, 924 yards, 57 TD passes and only 2 interceptions.
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S-Gator


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Virginia Tech and North Carolina meet in the Gator Bowl. Though coaches and players are wresting a little from a long regular season; post season preparation continues.
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((FRANK BEAMER/VIRGINIA TECH HEAD COACH:))
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Southern-Virginia *******VIDEO OF THE DAY********


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Not REINDEER, but HORSES were spreading the Christmas spirit in Buena Vista today.
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Riding students at Southern Virginia College donned their horses with everything from tinsel to tin foil as part of the school's annual Christmas show.
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((SARAH IRVINE/DIR. OF RIDING PROGRAM: MY DAUGHTER, WHO GRADUATED FROM THE PREVIOUS TWO YEAR SCHOOL HAS RETURNED TO FINISH HER FOUR YEAR DEGREE AND SHE HAPPENED TO BE THE WINNER. SURPRISE! SURPRISE! Kimberly McBroom: BUT IT WASN'T RIGGED? IRVINE: NOT RIGGED AT ALL, I PROMISE. SANTA WOULDN'T DO A THING LIKE THAT. ))
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The winning horse was disguised as a tri-cycle.
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