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Coming up on News 7-
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A Virginia man is accused of killing his stepdaughter- apparent punishment for wetting the bed.
Thousands of social security checks are delayed in the mail.
Plus rain leaves parts of the south flooded.
And the beetle is back.
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News 7 is coming up next.

Newsbreak


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Good Evening.
A 35 year old man is accused of torturing and killing his stepdaughter-
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The child's mother pleaded guilty to second degree murder.
The four year old girl was apparently beaten burned and gagged as punishment for bedwetting.
Thousands of local social security checks are delayed in the mail.
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A fiery crash kills two people in Houston and blocks traffic.
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And another attempt to go around the world in a balloon. Two balloonists will leave New Mexico in the morning.
Join us for News 7 at Eleven.

Social-Security


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If your social security check was running a little late, you were not alone. It appears thousands of checks were late.
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David Johnson is standing by at the post office. David, have authorities explained the missing checks?
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((Rollcue: earlier today))
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((Roanoke's main postal branch can't explain why it found eight trays filled with four- thousand undelivered social security checks.
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((BILLY MARTIN/ROANOKE POSTMASTER; WE DON'T KNOW WHERE THE CHECKS WERE. WHEN THEY SHOWED UP THIS MORNING, WE TOOK EVERY ACTION THAT WE COULD TO MAKE SURE THAT THEY WERE DELIVERED TO THE STATIONS TODAY SO OUR CUSTOMERS COULD GET THOSE CHECKKS TODAY.))
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Martin says he realizes people living on fixed incomes want and need to get their money on time.
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((WE KNOW HOW IMPORTANT THE CHECKS ARE TO THE LIVELIHOOD OF OUR CUSTOMERS. WHEN WE HAVE SOMETHING LIKE THAT WE'LL DO ANYTHING THAT WE HAVE TO DO TO GET 'EM DELIVERED.))
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The checks arrived Friday, but Martin refuses to speculate why they weren't delivered before now.
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((WE HAVE NO IDEA WHERE THE CHECKS HAVE BEEN. IF THEY WERE MISSENT ANYWHERE. IF I TOLD YOU ANYTHING, I'D JUST BE SHOOTING FROM THER HIP.))
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The League of Older Americans says a new payment system could be responsible for some other people not getting their benefits check.
Those checks aren't lost, they're being delivered on a different schedule.
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((MICHELLE GEREAUX-KARIM/LOA SPOKESWOMAN; IF YOUR BIRTHDAY FALLS BETWEEN THE FIRST AND THE TENTH OF THE MONTH, YOU'LL RECEIVE YOUR CHECK ON THE SECOND WEDNESDAY. IF IT FALLS BETWEEN THE ELEVENTH AND THE 20TH OF THE MONTH, YOU'LL RECEIVE IT ON THE THIRD WEDNESDAY AND IF YOUR BIRTHDAY FALLS BETWEEN THE 21ST AND THE 31ST OF THE MONTH, IT WILL BE THE FOURTH WEDNESDAY.))
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Gereaux-Karim says the new system started the first of the year and applies only to those who signed up for social security on or after May first last year.
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David, what about the checks found in the post office, have they all been delivered?

Jessie


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The 35- year old Dickenson County man who allegedly tortured and killed his four year old stepdaughter will have his case heard in the New River Valley.
The trial was moved to Montgomery County because of extreme publicity in far southwest Virginia.
Teresa Hamilton was in court today and has our story.
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((
Kenneth Jessie pleaded NOT guilty to first degree murder and child abuse.
The charges stem from the death of his four year old step-daughter-- Annie Leftwich.
Authorities say the little girl was beaten, burned, bound and gagged in her Dickenson County home, last May, possibly as punishment for bedwetting.
It took court officials several hours to seat a jury. TAKE SU
The potential jurors were asked questions such as how many children they have and their thoughts on parenting.
But most importantly prosecutors and the defense tried to decipher their feelings on child abuse. END SU
Several potential jurors were actually excused early on-- saying they could NOT handle such a sensitive issue.
Jessie's wife, Elizabeth, was also in court.
She pleaded guilty to felony child abuse and second degree murder.
Her attorney says she MAY testify against her husband.
Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Christiansburg. ))
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Elizabeth Jessie faces up to 50- years in prison when sentenced.

McCane


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The former second in command at the Bedford County sheriff's department cleared ONE legal hurdle today when a prosecutor decided "not" to pursue a stalking charge against him.
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Special prosecutor Fred King says there wasn't enough evidence to convict John McCane of stalking Tammy (GIN-ter) Ginther.
Ginther is a friend of McCane's estranged wife. McCane says (GIN-ter) Ginther used her influence as a dispatcher for the Lynchburg police department to have the warrant sworn out.
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((JOHN MCCANE/LEAVING SHERIFF'S DEPT.: I THINK THIS IS A SUBVERSION OF THE SYSTEM. I THINK IT'S IMPORTANT TO NOTE THAT MS. GINTHER IS AN EMPLOYEE OF THE LYNCHBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT. I PLAN ON HAVING MY RECORD EXPUNGED, BUT UNFORTUNATELY I CAN'T EXPUNGE THE DAMAGE THAT SHE HAD DONE TO ME, MY FAMILY AND MY REPUTATION.)) ((FRED KING/SPECIAL PROSECUTOR: THE MAGISTRATE, WHOEVER ISSUED THE WARRANT AND I THINK IT WAS ENTIRELY APPROPRIATE TO ISSUE THE WARRNT, BUT NOW WE'RE NOT LOOKING AT PROBABLE CAUSE, WE'RE TRYING TO ASSESS THE CASE FROM A POSITION OF BEYOND A REASONABLE DOUBT.))
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State police are still looking into whether McCane mis-used sheriff's department funds.
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Barnette


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The capital murder trial of
(A-KILL-uh) Aquillia Barnette is getting underway in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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It's been a year and a half since his girlfriend was gunned down in the street outside her home on Loudon Avenue in Roanoke.
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Barnette is being tried in FEDERAL court in North Carolina for that crime AS WELL AS the murder of a Charlotte man the same day.
Court records indicate Barnette confessed to both offenses.
Prosecutors plan to portray Barnette as a violent man who has been involved in several crimes. They will ask the jury for a death sentence.
Robin Williams mother, Bertha will tell the jury how she watched in horror as her daughter was shot to death.
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Truck-Explosion


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A fiery crash kills two in Houston-
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and backed up traffic on Interstate 10.
The empty tractor trailer slammed into a concrete highway divider and burst into flames.
Both occupants of the tractor trailer were killed and traffic was snarled in both directions on the highway. Houston police don't know what caused the crash.
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Bus-Rollover


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A tour bus carrying vacationers crashed in New Mexico about 18 miles from Santa Fe.
One person is dead and as many as 60 others are hurt.
The Golden Star tours bus struck a guardrail and rolled over-
The bus was on it's way from El Paso Texas carrying passengers back home to Denver.
16 people are hospitalized.
No word on what caused the crash.
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Toss-2-Robin Jean tosses to Robin in the Chromakey WX1


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HARD MUSIC UNDER
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Still to come on the newscast, a jury trys to decide if Terry Nichols should die for his role in the Oklahoma City Bombing.
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and we'll tell you why opening statements for accused Unabomber Ted Kaczynski ended today before they could even begin.
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Unabomber


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Unabomber suspect Theodore Kaczynski apparently doesn't want his brother in court-
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Opening statements were scheduled to start today but they're now postponed until Thursday.
Kaczynski told the judge this morning he wanted to speak out at his trial-
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He was reportedly upset that his brother was allowed in court.
David Kaczynski is the one who tipped police off to his brother-
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((MICHAEL SANDS/CBS NEWS LEGAL CONSULTANT: IT CLEARLY SHOWS THAT THE DEFENSE ATTORNEYS HAVE A VERY DIFFICULT CHORE IN THIS CASE. THEY HAVE A CLIENT WHO IS NOT COOPERATING WITH THEM WHO WANTS TO GO A DIFFERENT ROAD THAN THEY FEEL IS IN HIS BEST INTEREST.))
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Kaczinsky's been arguing with his lawyers for months, in part because he does not want them portraying him as a man with mental problems.
He's accused of a string of bombings- three of them fatal.
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Nichols


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The Terry Nichols jury must decide whether he should live or die for his role in the Oklahoma City bombing.
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In court today, prosecutors flashed victim's photos and said "what in the world did he think that bomb would do?" He knew death was possible and did not care.
But a defense lawyer said Nichols is a concerned and loving family man.
Michael Tigar told jurors the true conspirators are Michael Fortier who after a plea agreement awaits sentencing- and the never caught John Doe number two.
It's now up to a jury to deliberate the sentence.
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Danville-Shooting


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The owner of a Danville bookstore is in serious condition after he was shot in a robbery this afternoon.
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Police say a man shot storekeeper Fred Bevill twice at his Christian bookstore on South Market street.
The man then took money from the register and Bevill's wallet and ran off.
Bevill is listed in serious, but stable condition at the Danville Regional Medical Center.
The suspect is described as a black man in his 20's, wearing a dark stocking cap, green sweater and gray overcoat.
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Gilmore-Cabinet


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Jim Gilmore calls his newly-named cabinet "diverse and inclusive."
Opponents call some of his other appointments brilliant -- but devious.
But NOT one of his nine cabinet secretaries is from southside or southwest Virginia.
Ellen Qualls has the story.
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((JIM GILMORE: THEY ARE INCLUSIVE. A HIGHLY QUALIFIED TEAM. THEY'RE GOING TO BRING AN EXTRAORDINARY DEGREE OF EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE AND DEDICATION.))
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None of it from the perspectives of Southside or Southwest Virginia.
But apparently a new attitude about state workers.
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((BRYAN SLATER: WE ALSO NEED TO BE ATTUNED TO ...HONESTLY AND EFFECTIVELY AS IT DOES.))
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Bryan Slater managed Jim Gilmore's campaign.
Wilbert Bryant moves up from Deputy Secetary to Secretary of Education.
Former Newport News Mayor Barry DuVal takes over at Commerce and Trade.
And Deputy Attorney General John Paul Woodley takes over the embattled Natural Resources Secretariat.
But it was for the lower level Deputy Secretary of Transportation appointment. that Gilmore got the loudest applause.
He stole a Democratic state Senator from the evenly split senate, drawing hisses from across the aisle.
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((DEL. ALAN DIAMONSTEIN: SOME OF US MAKE DECISIONS ON HOW IT AFFECTS OUR FAMILY, AND HOW IT AFFECTS THE PEOPLE WHO HELP US GET WHERE WE ARE, AND THE PUBLIC IN GENERAL. OTHERS MAKE DECISIONS ON A VERY SELFISH BASIS.))
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((SEN. PATSY TICER: UNFORTUNATELY MONEY TALKS. AND THAT'S KIND OF WHAT WE'RE DEALING WITH.))
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Waddell says he's surprised to hear the criticism, after speaking to many other colleagues.
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((SEN. CHARLIE WADDELL: THEY WERE ALL VERY VERY SUPPORTIVE OF MY DECISION. THEY UNDERSTOOD THE UNIQUE CIRCUMSTANCES OF MY LIFE. I'M 65 YEARS OLD. THIS IS A GOOD CAPSTONE FOR MY CAREER.))
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((SEN. PATSY TICER: WELL I THINK... BRILLIANT IN A DEMONIC SORT OF WAY.))
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Of his snub to southside and southwest, Gilmore says through a spokesman "Hey, we're having an inaugural ball down there."
Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

Retirement


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A local Democrat wants to change the system that makes it lucrative for lawmakers to accept appointments from the governor.
Under current law, members of the General Assembly who accept full-time positions in the governor's administration can roll over their years of PART-TIME legislative service into a big pension when they retire.
Delegate Chip Woodrum is introducing a bill to end what he calls an "abuse" of the state pension system.
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Some of the first people who would be affected by the bill are Democrats who have accepted jobs in Republican Jim Gilmore's administration.

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After this break, an American ballonist falls short in his trip around the world.
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and we'll show you how Volkswagen is trying to drive American motorists buggy again.
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City-Council


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American Electric Power is lining up support for the proposed high voltage power line that would stretch from Wyoming, West Virginia to Cloverdale.
And today, they added Roanoke City Council to the list of local governments endorsing the project.
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The utility must win approval for the line from state regulators in Virginia and West Virginia, and from the National Forest Service.
Today, members of Roanoke City Council voted unanimously to endorse the project.
Mayor David Bowers said he believes the project is vital to economic development in the valley.
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((DAVID BOWERS/ROANOKE MAYOR: AND I'M GLAD TO SEE THAT ROANOKE CITY COUNCIL HAS UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED THE RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF THAT AND I HOPE THAT THE CITY OF ROANOKE WILL BE ABLE TO TAKE THE LEAD WITH OTHER LOCAL JURISDICTIONS.)) ((TERRY MCMAHAN/AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER: THE CITY OF ROANOKE WITH ITS HIGH PROFILE. WE ARE VERY APPRECIATIVE OF THE POSITION THAT THEY HAVE TAKEN AND THINK THAT THE COMMISSIONS IN THE STATE OF VIRGINIA AND WEST VIRGINIA WILL WEIGH IT QUITE HEAVILY.))
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No one spoke against the project at the city council meeting, but opponents will have their say in March when the State Corporation Commission has scheduled a new round of public hearings.

BALLOONIST


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The latest attempt to fly a balloon non-stop around-the world has failed, but that isn't stopping two more Americans from trying.
In about seven hours, pilots Dick Rutan and Dave Melton will launch their balloon from Albuquerque, New Mexico. Rutan said his team is aware of the risks involved in the flight, but they're committed to making the trip.
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The latest attempt to circle the globe ended this morning in Russia. Millionaire Steve Fosset cited uncooperative winds, low fuel, and equipment problems as reasons for landing his balloon.
But will he try again?
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((NO I HAVE NOT MADE ANY DECISION. I WANT TO GET HOME AND BE WARM.))
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Yet another team of balloonists is scheduled for launch on Thursday. Forecasts
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S-Extra


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Don Sutton is heading to Cooperstown.
The fifth time was the charm as the Baseball writers voted Sutton in to the baseball Hall of Fame yesterday.
He won 324 games as a pitcher for a number of teams, but he still bleeds Dodger Blue.
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Sports Tease


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Still to come, some football news is one the way as the Raiders look to raid another team
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and the Bills pick an in-house successor to Marv Levy in Buffalo.
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S-Phillips


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A 50-year-old son of a bum is the new head coach of the Buffalo Bills.
Wade Phillips, the son of former Oilers' head coach Bum Phillips officially replaced the retiring Marv Levy this afternoon.
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Although he is replacing a legend, in Levy. Phillips says this is the only place he wanted to coach.
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((WADE PHILLIPS:))
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S-Radford


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The Radford University Highlanders have had an up and down season to this point, but last night they hoped to get the new year off to a decent as they host Tusculum College.
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aa This was Radford first game on their home court in the Dedmon Center since December 1st - that's 34 days.
And they would waste no time in warming up the crib - Kevin Robinson looks inside and gets the assist to Eric Parker - who throws it down with two hands.
Radford would continue to come on strong as Leslie Ballard passes the ball outside to Corey Reed, and the academic all-american drives it in for the easy deuce.
The Pioneers, from Greenville, Tennessee would spice things up with a little local flavor, as Shane Banks a sophomore from Stuarts Draft hits the jump shot to get Tusculum within one.
But Robinson was too much. "K-Rob" gets career highs in both rebounds and scoring with 13 rebounds and 25 points last night.
Radford's pressure defense would also prevail in this one as Jon Belt
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capitalizes on the Pioneer turnover and draws the foul. The Highlanders improve to 4-and-06 on the season with the 83 to 72 win.
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S-UVA


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The Virginia Cavaliers women's team which is ranked ninth in the nation this week was in Clemson, South Carolina last night playing its first ACC road game of the new year.
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And after beating top ten member North Carolina last Friday, the Tigers were anxious to get it on with UVa.
And after falling behind early, Clemson started asserting itself with the help of Natasha Anderson. She cuts inside and scores on the jumper.
Anderson then scores off the right block. She finished with 18 points 4 rebounds and 4 assists.
Virginia was down by eight at the half, and despite plays like this one from
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upset ninth ranked Virginia last night 74-to-67. The Lady Cavs are now 10-and-2.
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S-Robinson


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The Virginia men will be back in action this Wednesday night at University Hall taking on Liberty.
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Then this coming Saturday the Cavs travel to Chapel Hill to tangle with the Tarheels.
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Later this month, the Cavs will get to battle the surprise team to date in the league, the Florida State Seminoles, who under first year head coach Steve Robinson, the former Fleming and Radford University star, are off to a 12 and-2 and ranked 13th in the nation.
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((STEVE ROBINSON/58 & 20 AS A HEAD COACH:))
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Robinson has brought many things from his past to Tallahassee including a strong sense of discipline, something he learned from not only his parents, but his former coaches.
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S-West


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In West Virginia last night, some "Nekked" men were painting the town as Georgetown came to Morgantown for a little Big East action.
And this one was all WVU. Adrian Fletcher converts the steal into a hoop as the 25th ranked Mountaineers beat the Hoyas 81-to-70.
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S-Raiders


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The Oakland Raiders have yet to make any kind of decision on the future of head coach Joe Bugel.
However, reports out of California tonight say the Raiders have already received permission to talk with Bill Belichick about possibly coaching the team.
Belichick coached the Browns from 1991 to 95.
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S-Daytona


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General Motors wrapped up its three day test session at Daytona yesterday with Terry Labonte running the fastest time of the day at 188 points 080 miles an hour.
Bobby Hamilton, the Morgan McClure Kodak Chevy was fourth fastest at 187 and half.
The Ford teams begin three days of testing later today with the new Tauruses.

Video


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Detroit is hoping Beetles will soon take over American roads.
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Volkswagen rolled out its new and improved Beetle today.
But this isn't your father's Volkswagen.
This re-styled version comes with air conditioning, remote control electronic locks, and a six speaker stereo.
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New Car
The new car costs 15-thousand dollars. OLD CAR
Thirty years ago, a new Beetle would set you back two-thousand dollars. New Car
V-W hopes to sell 50 thousand of the new cars when they hit the market in march.
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