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News-head

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Up next on News 7 at 11...
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Virginia's first inaugural ball in honor of Governor-elect Jim Gilmore was held tonight in Abingdon.
Ice in the north-east leaves hundreds of thousands without electricity.
And a teenage prank spreads toxic mercury through an Arkansas town.
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ANCHOR=Eric
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News 7 at 11 is next.

Inaugural-Ball


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=THa
TAPE#=97-93
GRAPHIC=Virginia State Seal


Southwest Virginia Republicans rolled out the red carpet tonight in Abingdon for Governor-elect Jim Gilmore.
This evening-- the FIRST in a series of inaugural events was held there in honor of the man who'll become Virginia's 68th Governor in a matter of days.
Teresa Hamilton was at the historic Martha Washington Inn and has our story.
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((PLEASE WELCOME GOVERNOR ELECT AND MRS. GILMORE. ))
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More than 600 of Gilmore's supporters paid 50 -dollars each to witness history in the making.
Gilmore says, to his knowledge, this is the first time an inaugural events has been held in Southwest Virginia.
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((JIM GILMORE/R-GOVERNOR ELECT:WE'RE DOING IT BECAME SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA IS KEY TO THE FUTURE OF THE COMMONWEALTH, WE WANT TO MAKE SURE IT GROWS, IT PROSPERS THAN IT HAS THE POTENTIAL FOR A GOOD QUALITY OF LIFE FOR ALL PEOPLE. ))
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Lieutenant Governor elect, John Hager was also on hand.
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((JOHN HAGER/R-LT. GOVERNOR ELECT:CERTAINLY SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA IS SPECIAL AND IT CERTAINLY WAS IN OUR VICTORY COLUMN, TOO. ))
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The night also included a little business. Although none of his nine cabinet secretaries is from Southwest Virginia--
Marty Kilgore, a former teacher and Southwest Virginian was named DEPUTY secretary of the commonwealth.
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IN Q=We campaigned

((MARTY KILGORE:WE CAMPAIGNED SO HARD FOR JIM GILMORE WHEN HE RAN FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL AND WE KNEW THAT ONE DAY THAT WE'D BE BE TO THE POINT WHERE WE ARE THERE TONIGHT. ))
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Gilmore and his supporters also reiterated their pledge to eliminate the car tax--although Gilmore recently admitted it will cost more than expected.
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((JIM GILMORE: BUT THE OBJECT AND GOAL MY COMMITTMENT AND PLEDGED IS TO ELIMINATE THE PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX ON CARS AND TRUCKS AND TO DO IT IN A FIVE YEAR PERIOD. ))
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It will be a busy week for Gilmore.
Other events are planned in Northern Virginia, Charlottesville, Norfolk and Richmond.
Teresa Hamilton, NEWS 7, Abingdon.

Mercury


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=eea
TAPE#=NET
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Officials in Texarkana, Arkansas are still trying to round up the remains of 25 pounds of stolen mercury.
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The mercury was taken by two teenagers who broke into a warehouse.
One of the teens said, "we thought it was pretty cool and wanted to play with it."
And they shared it with their friends...
A teacher found some in her junior high classroom.
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((KELLY SMITH/TEACHER, COLLEGE HILL JR. HIGH; I THOUGHT IT WAS A GUM WRAPPER SO I REACHED DOWN TO PICK IT UP AND IT SLID ACROSS THE FLOOR. DR. LEWIS NELSON/NYC POISON CONTROL CTR.; THE FIRST PLACE IT HITS IS YOUR LUNGS...IT IRRITATES THE LINING OF YOUR LUNGS...AND IT CAUSES YOU TO DEVELOP A COUGH... ))
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SUPER=01-Dr. Lewis Nelson/NYC Poison Control Center; :06
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Long term exposure can cause permanent brain damage.
Part of a school, a convenience store, and seven homes have been sealed off because of contamination.
Two people have been hospitalized.
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Ice-Storm


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#net
GRAPHIC=Severe Weather


Hundreds of thousands of people in New England are still without power in the wake of this week's massive ice storm.
As David Jackson reports, the sun is out, but the problems aren't melting away.
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(( MUCH OF NEW ENGLAND IS COVERED IN DIAMOND LIKE ICICLES...CREATING BEAUTIFUL, PRISTINE LANDSCAPES...
nat BUT DON'T LET THE PICTURES FOOL YOU. MANY OF THESE PLACES ARE DISASTER AREAS - DEVASTATED BY SEVERE ICE STORMS THAT HIT THIS PAST WEEK.
SUPER GOV. HOWARD DEAN/VT .."It looks like a bomb went off...it'll be weeks before the damage is repaired..

(TRACK TWO) ELECTRIC AND PHONE COMPANIES SCRAMBLED TO REPAIR DOWNED LINES AND

BROKEN POLES SATURDAY...EVEN AS TREES WEIGHTED DOWN WITH ICE...CREATED MORE DAMAGE. THOUSANDS OF NEW ENGLANDERS WERE FORCED TO TURN TO SHELTERS - AFTER BRAVING FREEZING TEMPERATURES AND NO ELECTRICITY AT HOME. AND MAINE'S GOVERNOR ANGUS KING WARNS THE DANGER ISN'T OVER.
SUPER: ANGUS KING/ME GOV.."JUST BECAUSE THE SUN IS OUT DOESN'T MEAN IT'S OVER...KEEP THE SHELTERS OPEN...

MORE THAN THREE MILLION PEOPLE WERE WITHOUT ELECTRICITY IN NEW YORK, VERMONT MAINE AND CANADA...AS VOLUNTEERS HEADED INTO HARD HIT AREAS TO HELP HOWEVER THEY COULD. AND WHILE PRESIDENT CLINTON HAS DECLARED FIVE COUNTIES IN NEW YORK NATIONAL DISASTER AREAS...THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY SAYS MORE AREAS MAY BE ELIGIBLE AS WELL.
DAVID JACKSON, CBS NEWS))

Volcano


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=eea
TAPE#=NET
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In Italy, the eruption of Mt. Etna has become an annual event.
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The volcano began erupting again yesterday... sending steaming lava down its snow-covered slopes.
The lava's not a problem but the earthquakes are.
10 minor quakes have rocked eastern Sicily overnight.
One caused a church ceiling to collapse, but there was no other serious damage.
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WX1

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WebWatch


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=eea
TAPE#WebWatch
GRAPHIC=Web Watch


Universities are waging a war against computer harassment.
And, with the year 2,000 around the corner should you worry about massive computer meltdowns?
More on those stories in this week's WebWatch.
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(( Intro
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They may help with your studies, but Internet computers in college have an unwanted side effect... harassment.
A survey of 400 colleges found two-thirds had incidents of e-mail sexual harrassment... Almost as many had a problem with hackers... and a third had students who were victimized by electronic hate messages.

Good news for some home computer users worried about the so-called millenium bug.
If you use a pentium system mainly for word-processing, e-mail, and web-browsing, chances are you don't have much to fear... so says Jerry Hill with the Software Factory in South Boston.

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((JERRY HILL/THE SOFTWARE FACTORY; YOU'RE IN PRETTY GOOD SHAPE, SINCE YOU'RE NOT RELYING ON IT FOR YOUR BUSINESS, WHATEVER HAPPENS, WHATEVER MIGHT FAIL, AND THEIR MIGHT BE SOME SOFTWARE THAT MIGHT FAIL, IT CAN BE FIXED.))
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Software Factory programmers are helping businesses fix the millenium problem... caused by an old computer code that doesn't recognize dates with the year 2000.

If the girl scouts don't make it to your door this year, you can still get those cookies on the web.
A Boston Girl Scout chapter will begin taking on-line credit card orders later this month.
Once you get them, the Girl Scouts Resource Center site has a list of recipes you can use them in... how about the Thin Mint Ice Cream Log!

The links to these sites are on the Webwatch page on the WDBJ website, at WWW-dot-WDBJ7-DOT-COM.))

Ninth-District


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=jmc
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Republican Pat Muldoon is trying once again to unseat Congressman Rick Boucher.
But, Muldoon is trailing far behind in the money race.
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((Spending reports filed with the Federal Election Commission show that Muldoon's cash balance was 15 dollars.
He also owed more than 5-thousand dollars from his unsuccessful 1996 campaign.
In the 1997-98 election cycle, Muldoon showed total receipts of two-thousand 50 dollars. All of that was a personal loan.
He had spent two-thousand 82 dollars.
Like most incumbents, Boucher has plenty of money to spend on his re-election bid.
More than 442-thousand dollars in the bank.
His spending reports for the 1997-98 cycle show that Boucher took in more than 81-thousand dollars, and spent just over 57-thousand.))
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ANCHOR=Eric
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The other potential GOP contender is Doctor Joe Barta of Radford.
He's not an official candidate yet, so he hasn't filed any spending reports.

Domestic-Violence


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=mhi
TAPE#=97-86
GRAPHIC=Domestic Violence


This past year was an eyeopener for many Americans--and revealed the seriousness of domestic violence.
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VO-NAT
SUPER=@File;


Throughout the Commonwealth, women and children were the victims when abuse turned into murder.
Locally, at the Turning Point Shelter, in Roanoke, workers have seen a change.
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((DARLENE YOUNG/THE TURNING POINT: I'VE SEEN WOMEN THAT HAVE BEEN PHYSICALLY BEATEN, MORE SO THAN USUAL. A LOT OF WOMEN WE SEE COME HERE, OVER HALF OF THEM, ARE PSYCHOLOGICALLY ABUSED WE'VE SEEN A LOT OF BLACK EYES AND BROKEN BONES AND WOMEN WHO HAVE BEEN BEATEN UP PRETTY BAD.))
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Victims of abuse were helped last year with new laws pushing police officers to arrest abusers.
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IN Q=What it means for the victims is

((SGT. T.L. CARMICHAEL/ROANOKE CITY POLICE: WHAT IT MEANS FOR THE VICTIMS IS THAT WE PHYSICALLY REMOVE THE THREAT FROM THE RESIDENCE ALLOWING THEM A LITTLE TIME TO MAKE SOME DECISIONS.))
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If you or someone you know needs help you can contact Virginians Against Domestic Violence at 1-800-838-VADV.
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Malone's-Peake


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=djo
TAPE#=97-98
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A retired couple owns what may be Roanoke's best kept secret.
But the word will spread soon about the development of "Malone's Peake".
David Johnson has more.
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((What was once the site of Roanoke's most prominent African-American private social club is now a public banquet center.
The historic "Dukes and Earls" club is now "Malone's Peake".
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((ROLAND MALONE/"MALONE'S PEAKE" OWNER; THIS BANQUET FACILITY HAS DONE WONDERS FOR REUNIONS, CONFERENCES, MEETINGS, BIRTHDAY PARTIES, ANNIVERSARIES, THINGS OF THAT NATURE THAT YOU NORMALLY LOOK FOR A PLACE.))
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The center sits on nearly seven and a half acres and has outgrown its current capacity, so the Malones plan to expand.
The master plan includes a conference center, an amphitheater and picnic facilities.
The structure reflects the area's history and the banquet rooms identify with the region.
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((EDNA MALONE/"MALONE'S PEAKE" CO-OWNER; WE HAVE "LICK RUN" WHICH IS A STREAM THAT BORDERS THE AREA HERE. WE ALSO HAVE "POINDEXTER HALL" WHICH IS AN AREA HERE IN KINGSTOWN AND WE HAVE "KINGSTOWN" HALL.))
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STAND-UP/13:19:36 ((DAVID JOHNSON/REPORTING; MALONE'S PEAKE WILL BE COMPLETED OVER THE NEXT FIVE YEARS AND WILL BE PRIVATELY FUNDED. ROLAND AND EDNA HAVE PUT ABOUT 200-THOUSAND DOLLARS INTO THE FACILITY, BUT IT WILL TAKE ABOUT TWO- MILLION DOLLARS TO MAKE THEIR DREAM A REALITY. DAVID JOHNSON, NEWS 7.))
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Tease#2



ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
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When the news continues we'll show you one golf green--
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where you won't see Tiger Woods or any other traditional golfer, for that matter.
It's where golf balls get replaced by golf discs.
We'll explain when the newscast continues.
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VA-Profile


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=JoeD
TAPE#=97-100
GRAPHIC=Virginia Profile


For 80 years, Dorothy Mendenhall has lived in northwest Roanoke.
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From her front porch on Rutherford Avenue to the streets of downtown Roanoke, she's seen a world of changes, both good and bad.
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((DOROTHY MENDENHALL: IT MAKES YOU STOP AND THINK AND WONDER WHY WE DIDN'T HAVE THE PRIVILEGES AND OPPORTUNITIES BACK THEN, BUT A LOT OF THOSE PEOPLE WHO BELIEVED IN THAT HAVE PASSED ON AND THIS IS A NEW GENERATION. AND TIME CHANGES THINGS IN MORE THAN ONE WAY.))
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We'll hear more of what Dorothy Mendenhall has to say about her life in Roanoke on News 7 Sunday Morning.
Her story is the first installment of our weekly feature, Virginia Profiles.
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Weekend-Promo


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=none
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News 7 now has more local news on weekend mornings. Take Fullscreen Board 9403 Weekend News
Tune in to News 7 Saturday Morning and News 7 Sunday Morning when Andrew Freiden and Denise Allen will bring you all the news, weather and sports.
That's at 8 a-m weekend mornings.


Disc-Golf


ANCHOR=Eric
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=djo
TAPE#=97-92
GRAPHIC=none


A new year of golf is in full swing, but not everyone will be teeing-off with the usual drivers, woods and putters.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke;


In Roanoke, the first disc golf tournament for 1998 got underway today at Fishburn Park.
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((DON WETZEL/TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR; DISC GOLF IS JUST LIKE REGULAR GOLF AS FAR AS SCORING. THE LOWEST NUMBER OF THROWS AS OPPOSED TO STROKES WINS.))
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Locally, the sport is starting to catch on. There are various divisions, from novice to advanced.
Disc golfers say it's easier to play in bad weather than traditional golf. The sport also has other advantages.
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IN Q=BIG ADVANTAGE OF

((WETZEL; BIG ADVANTAGE OF DISC GOLF IS IT'S A LOT CHEAPER. YOU CAN BUY A DISC AT A STORE FOR SEVEN TO TEN DOLLARS. YOU CARRY BETWEEN FIVE AND THIRTEEN DISCS. THERE'S NO GREEN FEES HERE. IT'S FREE.))
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This is not a game where one disc size fits-all.
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((JOHNNY BROWN/PROFESSIONAL DISC GOLFER; THEY MAKE SOME FOR DRIVERS, THEY WOULD BE WHAT YOU'D WANT TO THROW FIRST FROM THE TEE ON MOST SPOTS TO GO 250 TO 350. THEN YOU'D USE ANOTHER DISC FOR PUTTING.))
SUPER=01-Johnny Brown/Professional Disc Golfer;
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Disc golf began in 1975 and there are about 500 disc golf courses worldwide.
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Forecasts
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SUPER=332-Clear/Skies/20-25/Partly/Cloudy/42-47;
SUPER=333-Mostly/Clear/25-29/Partly/Sunny/43-47;
SUPER=334-Clear//20-25/Partly/Cloudy/40-45;
SUPER=X5001;


S-Express


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#ICE-98
GRAPHIC=Express/Renegades


Over at the Roundhouse last night, the Richmond Renegades came to town to take on the Roanoke Express.
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SUPER=03-Roanoke/Express vs Renegades; :


It was Elvis night at the Roundhouse but the show was stolen by Jumping Jack who arrived in a limousine.
Roanoke gets it out on the break Jeremy Schaefer centers the puck to Mike Peron who scores turning the net over but the Express led 1 to nothing.
In the second period the game heated up Chris Cantu dribbles this shot past the Renegade goalie and the Express took a 2 to nothing lead.
The Express would add another goal SUPER=38-Roanoke/5/Richmond/1/;Tim

Christian centers the puck from behind the net to Chris Lipsett who scores to make it 3 to nothing and the Express beats the Renegades 5 to 1.
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S-Tech


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#TB98-1
GRAPHIC=Tech Logo


Virginia Tech got 20 points from Freshman Jenis Grindstaff and 18 from David Whaley also a freshman in a 72 to 61 win over St. Joseph's at the Cassell.
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SUPER=03-Blacksburg/Hokies vs Hawks; :


The Hokies cleared the smoke as they entered the Cassell for the tipoff.
Tech worked the ball around the court and Jenis Grindstaff gets open and hits the jumper.
But the Hawks come right back as Duval Simmons bulls his way into the lane and scores keeping the Hawks close.
The Hokies get it down low to their big man Russ Wheeler who works the jump hook for the hoop and a four point half time lead.
Tech Pulled away in the second SUPER=33-Virginia Tech/72/St.

Joseph's/61/;half when Myron Gillory steps behind the line and hits the three pointer and the Hokies win it 72 to 61.
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S-UVA


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#VB98-1
GRAPHIC=UVA Logo


Curtis Staples scored 21 and Norman Nolan 29 but North Carolina made a season high 35 free throws holding off the Cavaliers 81 to 73.
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SUPER=03-Chapel Hill, NC/JP SPORTS; :


Carolina's Bill Guthridge watching his team pull away in the first half.
Shammond Williams gets out on the break after the steal for the jam and a 26 to 17 Carolina lead.
The Cavaliers work the ball around and find Willie Dersch wide open underneath for the easy basket.
But the Tar Heels go to the alley oop to Antawn Jamison who scores two of his 26 points and Carolina led 34 to 25 at the half.
Norman Nolan kept the Cavaliers close in the second half scoring two of his game high 29 points.
The Tar Heels answered when Vince Carter hit back to back three's giving Carolina a 50 to 39 lead.
Staples got hot in the closing SUPER=33-North

Carolina/81/Virginia/73/;minutes of the game hitting the three but North Carolina holds on to win it 81 to 73.
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Phil Mickelson leads the Mercedes Championship. We'll have that on our next report. Stay with us.

S-Hoops


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=6pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=VMI logo


VMI came from 10 points down in the second half but Appalachian State scored what would be the winning basket with 40 seconds left in a 76 to 71 win over the Keydets.
Aaron Demory led the Keydets with 18 points.
SS=ODAC


Meantime, Washington and Lee hosted Roanoke in an ODAC game in Lexington and ____ wins it ____ to _____.

S-College


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#BB98-2
GRAPHIC=NONE
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Austin, TX/CBS SPORTS; :


In Texas, Roy Williams and Tom Penders getting ready to send their teams into action.
The Jayhawks led by 15 at the half and doubled that lead in the second half beating the Longhorns 102 to 72.
Now, here's the rest of the college scores.
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WIPE TO MOTION
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Wilmington/58/j/Richmond/61///j/UNC-Asheville/70//Liberty/60///;
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Mennonite/111///;
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Tech/70///;
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St./71///;
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SUPER=0098-j/Princeton#15/69//Brown/38///j/South Carolina#16/70//LSU/53///;
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St./69///j/Syracuse#18/69//Louisville/65///;
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SUPER=0098-j/Rhode Island#23/83//Duquesne/76///j/West Va.#25/98//Miami/84///;
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Sports Tease


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#Tease
GRAPHIC=NONE


And coming up, The West beats the East in the Shrine Game The N-F-C championships are scheduled for tomorrow.
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And Phil Mickelson is the leader after three rounds of the Mercedes championship.
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S-West


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#VF97-2
GRAPHIC=College Football


Frank Beamer was an assistant coach and Marcus Parker rushed 3 times for 17 yards but the West beat the East in the Shrine game this afternoon.
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VO-NAT ENG#
SUPER=03-Palo Alto, CA/ESPN; :


Tennessee's Bill Fuller coached the east and Bill Synder was the main for the west.
The East took the early lead when Charlie Batch throws the four yard touchdown pass to Jim Turner to make it 7 to nothing in the second quarter.
After a 7 to 7 tie in the second, SUPER=36-West/24/East/7/;the West took

the lead for good Anthony Bookman scored from the five and the West wins it 24 to 7.
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S-Favre


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Mike
TAPE#FB97-3
GRAPHIC=PACKERS/NINERS


The Green Bay Packers 49ers will battle for the NFC title and an invitation to the Super Bowl today in their divisional championship game in San Francisco.
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VO-NAT eng#
SUPER=04-NFL; :00


And the Packers will once again be the favorite thanks to reigning MVP Brett Favre.
He is the most dangerous and exciting player in the league, And he also has been known to drive his head coach absolutely nuts.
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IN Q="He ages me...

((MIKE HOLMGREN/GREEN BAY HEAD COACH:))
SUPER=01-Mike Holmgren/Green Bay Head Coach; :00
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OuT Q=...YOU KNOW. HA HA HA
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S-Broncos


ANCHOR=Roy
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#FB97-5
GRAPHIC=AFC Championship


Tomorrow's A-F-C championship will put the old against the young at the quarterback position.
Denver's John Elway with his experience in the playoffs against Pittsburgh's young buck Kordell Stewart.
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((JOHN ELWAY/DENVER QUARTERBACK; : ))
SUPER=01-John Elway/Denver Quarterback; :
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OUT Q=.........HANDLE IT."
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And, that's a wrap from the News 7 Sports Department.

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Phil Mickelson moved to the front and he's the leader after three rounds of the Mercedes Championship the first P-G-A tournament of the year.
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A little wet on the course at the La Costa Resort and Spa.
David Duval shot a 66 yesterday and he's one shot behind Mickelson. Duval won his last three starts of the 1997 season. He's at 12 under 204.
Defending champion Tiger Woods shot a 69 yesterday for a total of 208 putting him only five shots behind the leader after three rounds.
Mickelson shot his third straight round in the 60's scoring a 68 yesterday (-------------) he's at 203 13 under par with one round to play.