23:00-01

News-Heads

ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#
GRAPHIC=


Next on News 7
(----------------)
VO-NAT


One Central Virginia company is expanding.
While another company is cutting jobs and shutting down.
Just how do you go about getting financial aid for college? A report is coming up.
Plus O-J Simpson explains a statement made about his ex-wife's murder.
(----------------)


News 7 is next.

Newsbreak


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=
TAPE#=
GRAPHIC=


Good Evening.
More snow is on the way to the Northeast,
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Auburn, ME;


which could cause another wave of misery for Maine residents.
Vice President Al Gore toured the region today.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 16:55:15
IN Q=

((I'M AMAZED BY THE WAY PEOPLE PULLED TOGETHER. THE WAY PEOPLE HELP ONE ANOTHER IS VERY INSPIRING. ))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=is very inspiring."
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=04-ESPN;


O.J. Simpson is trying to set the record straight about a comment he made in Esquire Magazine.
We'll find out what he said-
Plus ten Winston Cup Champs give Mike Stevens a history lesson-
(----------------)
ANCHOR=Jean


Join us for News 7 at Eleven.

XGR


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#97-93
GRAPHIC=Session 97


Democratic party rule in Virginia is history.
The House of Delegates tonight is putting the finishing touches on a first-ever agreement to share power -- an agreement the state Senate reached two years ago.
Ellen Qualls has the story.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=They probably
SUPER=03-Richmond; :00
SUPER=@Jackson; :07
SUPER=@Ellen2; :21
SUPER=@Griffith; :29
SUPER=@Baker; :39
SUPER=@Gilmore; :58
RUNS=1:22
OUT Q=Qualls, News 7, Richmond.


(( They probably could have gotten away with it for two more years.
But the Democratic leadership saw the writing on the wall.
sot 09:40:16

((DEL. TOM JACKSON/D-HILLSVILLE: I THINK IT'S THE BEGINNING OF A REBIRTH OF OUR PARTY. I THINK WE NEEDED TO RE-EVALUATE WHO WE ARE AND WHERE WE ARE AND THIS ISSUE OF FAIRNESS IS SOMETHING A LOT OF US FELT STRONGLY ABOUT. SO YES, I THINK IT'S A NEW BEGINNING FOR US AND I HOPE WE'RE GONNA BUILD ON IT.))
runs=:15


Tom Moss is still the Speaker-- Dick Cranwell now "floor leader" NOT majority leader.
But the big change is to the powerful committee system.
sot 09:32:25

((DEL. MORGAN GRIFFITH/R-SALEM: WE'LL HAVE PROPORTIONAL SEATING ON THE COMMITTEES. WE'LL HAVE CO-CHAIRMANS.))
runs=:05


Pulaski's Tommy Baker's spent ten years in the minority, but knew the day would come.
sot 09:30:24

((DEL. THOMAS BAKER: SURE I DID. ULTIMATELY IT HAS BEEN ON IT'S WAY FOR A LONG TIME AND IT'S FINALLY HERE. AND I THINK THE DEAL THAT HAS BEEN STRUCK APPARENTLY BETWEEN THE TWO CAUCUSES WILL BE GOOD FOR THIS TERM AND THEN AFTER THAT THINGS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE EITHER WAY.))
runs=:15


It's just more icing on the cake for the folks who celebrated just across town.
sot 08:55:48

((GOV.-ELECT JIM GILMORE: THE SIMPLE TRUTH IS THAT THE PEOPLE OF VIRGINIA AS WAS DEMONSTRATED THIS WEEK ARE OVERWHELMINGLY VOTING REPUBLICAN BECAUSE THEY'RE INTERESTED IN ELIMINATION OF THE CAR TAX. I'M HAPPY ABOUT THE CHANGES. IT'S OPENING UP THE GOVERNMENT OF VIRGINIA AND GIVING THE PEOPLE GOOD REPRESENTATION.))
runs=:14


There were plenty of reasons for cigar lighters at the party for the party with the power -- finally.
sot 08:48:37

((YOU TOOK THE CAR TAX FROM ME!))
runs=:06


Ellen Qualls, News 7, Richmond.))

Monty-Tucker


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=equ
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=Tucker


Roanoke's former federal prosecutor has enhanced his resume once again.
Monty Tucker has been named Virginia's Deputy Attorney General in charge of the criminal division, under Attorney General- elect Mark Earley.
Tucker left Roanoke two years ago to serve as Governor George Allen's parole board chairman.
Since then, he's also filled in as acting director of the state Department of Criminal Justice Services.
He was appointed two weeks ago to the Cabinet-level post of Secretary of Public Safety.

Ericsson


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=ssm
TAPE#97-86
GRAPHIC=Ericsson


The man who made economic development one of the cornerstones of his administration finished with a bang today in Lynchburg.
Governor George Allen was on hand to help the Ericsson Corporation announce yet another expansion.
Steve Smallshaw reports.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=As usual
SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00
SUPER=@Allen; :20
SUPER=01-Rolf Stahre/Ericsson V.P. Manufacturing; 40
SUPER=01-Charles Church/Lynchburg City Manager; :55
SUPER=@ssm2; 1:10
RUNS=1:16
OUT Q=News7, Lynchburg.


(( As usual, the Governor didn't come empty- handed.
Allen presented Lynchburg with a check for 800- thousand dollars to help build a massive new warehouse facility for Ericsson's mobile phone division.
By his own count, Allen has created more than 300- thousand new jobs over the last four years.. on this day he added another 150.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 7:12:19
IN Q=Ericsson's decision

((GOV. GEORGE ALLEN: ERICSSON'S DECISION MEANS MORE JOBS FROM THESE INDUSTRIES AND IT DOES HELP US FINISH OFF WITH A STRONG KICK.))
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=a strong kick.


The warehouse will be built in the Lynchpin Industrial Park, right next door to the company that makes the plastic casings for Ericsson's phones.
With the cell phone market booming, Ericsson said it had to expand to keep up.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 7:24:54
IN Q=In the next

((ROLF STAHRE/ERICSSON V.P. MANUFACTURING: IN THE NEXT FIVE YEARS, THE MOBILE PHONE MARKET IS EXPECTED TO TRIPLE IN SIZE. THE LYNCHBURG MANUFACTURING FACILITY IS CRITICAL TO OUR ABILITY TO CAPITALIZE ON THE GROWTH AS WE INCREASE OUR SHARE OF THE MARKET.))
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=share of the market.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 7:44:29
IN Q=It's a good

((CHARLES CHURCH/LYNCHBURG CITY MANAGER: IT'S A GOOD LOCATION AND IT HAS OPPORTUNITIES FOR FUTURE EXPANSION SHOULD THE NEED ARISE AS WELL, SO WE'RE VERY PLEASED AND EXCITED FOR WHAT IT'S GOING TO DO FOR THE LYNCHBURG AREA.))
RUNS=:13
OUT Q=the Lynchburg area.


The city's investment tops a million dollars, but Church says that's the price of keeping a good neighbor happy.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))

Bassett-Walker


ANCHOR=Keith
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=sgo
TAPE#97-89
GRAPHIC=Layoffs


The news was not so good for Bassett-Walker in Chatham.
The plant is closing, putting almost 350-people out of work.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Chatham;


It's one of three Bassett facilities closing.
And it's the latest in a series of layoffs plaguing textile plants.
Companies say there is a shrinking demand for knit products.
And plant managers say they're having a hard time paying American workers when there's cheap labor available in other countries.
Bassett's plant in Chatham will stay open until March 14th.
(----------------)



Carneal


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=NONE


The Kentucky teen accused of shooting his classmates- looked nervous in court today.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Paducah, KY;


14 year old Michael Carneal is charged with killing three classmates and wounding five others-
Carneal's attorney declined to enter a plea for his client- hinting that he might use some type of insanity defense for Carneal.
The attorney said he would not deny any facts related to the Decemeber First shooting, but wants to understand more about the boy's mental state.
(----------------)



Simpson


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=NET
GRAPHIC=Simpson


O.J. Simpson is trying to set the record straight about a comment he made in Esquire Magazine.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=04-ESPN;


The publication quoted Simpson as saying --"if I did kill her"-- meaning his ex-wife Nichole --"it must have been because I loved her, right?"
But, Simpson said he made the comments to show the case against him didn't make sense.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 20.02.03 - 20.02.15
IN Q=So, why would

((O.J. SIMPSON: SO WHY WOULD I HAVE TO KILL A PERSON WHO'S BEGGING ME TO MOVE BACK IN WITH ME, WHO'S WRITTEN ME LETTERS THAT YOU ALL SAW PUBLICLY--I'LL DO ANYTHING FOR YOU; I'LL GO ANYWHERE. I JUST WANT TO WAKE UP AND GO TO SLEEP WITH YOU. IT MAKES NO SENSE.))
SUPER=07-O.J. Simpson
RUNS=:12
OUT Q=makes no sense.
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=HOLD


Some people wondered if Simpson was rethinking his position, because the comments seemed to be a confession.
Simpson said he disagrees.
The former football star explained the mix-up while appearing on ESPN's talk show, "Up Close" earlier today.
Simpson says that he's still trying to find Nichole's killer.
Toss-2-Robin Jean tosses to Robin in the Chromakey

Tease#1



ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=tbr
TAPE#=none


Still to come on the newscast, new documents allegedly show the tobacco industry aimed their advertising at children as young as 14,
(---------------)
VO-NAT

and former astronaut John Glenn could take another trip to space at the age of 76.
(----------------)



Glenn


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Shuttle


John Glenn was the first American to orbit the earth-
He may become the oldest man in space.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 15:29:58
IN Q=

((I'VE WANTED TO GO BACK IN SPACE FOR THE LAST 25 TO 30 YEARS.))
SUPER=10-Sen. John Glenn/Former Astronaut/July 1997;
RUNS=:04
OUT Q=to 30 years."
(----------------)
VO-NAT


That's what John Glenn said last year- Now his dream may come true.
NASA is expected to announce its newest astronaut tomorrow.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 16:54:11
IN Q=

((I KNOW THERE'S A LOT OF INTEREST IN THIS BUT AT THIS POINT I JUST DONT HAVE ANY COMMENT ON IT.))
RUNS=:06
OUT Q=COMMENT ON IT.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Glenn will apparently return to space to study the aging process.
Glenn is 76 years old. It was 1962 when he became the first American to orbit the earth.
(----------------)



Herman


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#NEt
GRAPHIC=NONE


President Clinton's labor secretary is accused of influence peddling.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Washington, DC;


Alexis Herman is reportedly under investigation by the Justice Department. She's accused of helping someone obtain an FCC license while she was a White house aide.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 14:02:53
IN Q=

((I DON'T BELIEVE THAT FOR A MINUTE.))
RUNS=:03
OUT Q=for a minute.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Herman also denies the charges.
(----------------)



Cisneros


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=NONE

wipe wipe wipe
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lubbock, TX;


The onetime mistress of former Housing Secretary Henry Cisneros has pleaded guilty-
Linda Jones admitted lying to a prosecutors and concealing information about payments Cisneros made to her to keep the affair quiet.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 14:07:44
IN Q=

((INSTEAD OF FACING PUNISHMENT FOR ALL OF THOSE COUNTS,T HE GOVERNMENT AGREED TO A SPECIFIC SENTENCE THAT'S WHAT DID IT.))
SUPER=01-Sam Ogan/Jones' Attorney;
RUNS=:08
OUT Q=that's what did it."
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The plea deal calls for Jones to spend three and a-half years in federal prison.
(----------------)



Tobacco


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#Net
GRAPHIC=Cigarette Smoking


Just released documents show R-J Reynolds Tobacco targeted teens as young as 14 years old.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


Directors at R-J Reynolds were told the 14 to 24 age group represents tomorrow's cigarette business.
And the memos go on saying "Our strategy becomes clear: direct advertising to appeal to younger smokers."
But on Capital Hill four years ago, RJR's Chairman James Johnson told congress the company did not market to children.
In other words, Johnson may have perjured himself.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 14:13:44
IN Q=

((THESE DOCUMENTS LITERALLY BRING US INTO THE BOARDROOMS OF RJR. THEY SHOW THAT RJR'S MOST SENIOR EXECUTIVES DEVELOPED ANDIMPLEMENTED A SOPHISTICATED PLAN TO MARKET THEIR CIGARETTES TO CHILDREN.))
SUPER=01-Rep. Henry Waxman/(D) California;
RUNS=:15
OUT Q=cigarettes to children."
(----------------)
VO-NAT


RJ Reynolds says the controversial memos have been taken out of context.
(----------------)



1-Financial-Aid


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11 p.m.
WRITER=kmc
TAPE#97-87
GRAPHIC=Education


The next couple of months are crucial for rising college freshmen looking for ways to offset the cost of tuition.
Good grades, high test scores, and extra- curricular activities are said to be the winning combination for financial aid awards.
Tonight, Kimberly McBroom has the first of a two- part series on financial aid.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=Robby Sinclair
SUPER=03-Roanoke Co.; :00
SUPER=01-Robby Sinclair/Cave Spring Senior; :14
SUPER=03-Roanoke; :37
SUPER=01-Dale Johnson/Patrick Henry Guidance Dept.; :48
SUPER=01-Deedee Harris/Cave Spring Senior; 1:07
SUPER=01-Fran Casey/Cave Spring Guidance Dept.; 1:32
SUPER=@Allen; 1:55
SUPER=@Kimberly1; 2:02
RUNS=2:15
OUT Q=McBroom, News 7

((
(/////SOT/////)
SOT tape 2 8:56:38 nat sound of music

((PLAYING MUSIC ))
RUNS=:07


Robby Sinclair wants to be a jazz musician someday.
But his dream of attending the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music doesn't come cheap.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 8:51:50

((ROBBY SINCLAIR/CAVE SPRING SENIOR: I'D LIKE TO GET SCHOLARSHIPS, JUST BECAUSE I'D FEEL BETTER ABOUT MY TALENTS IF I COULD GET SCHOLARSHIPS OFF OF IT. BUT I THINK I'M GOING TO HAVE TO GET SOME LOANS, OF COURSE, AND SOME FINANCIAL AID.))
RUNS=:09


That strikes a familiar chord with MANY rising college freshmen.
Making the grade is important, and students like Robby with special talents make themselves more marketable for financial assistance.
High school counselors say NOW is the time seniors should begin applying for aid.
That requires filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA.
The form may look intimidating-- but it can lead to big money.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT tape 1 10:21:49

((DALE JOHNSON/PATRICK HENRY GUIDANCE DEPT.: PEOPLE NEED TO HAVE ACCESS TO THEIR W-2, THEIR WAGE STATEMENT, AND THINGS LIKE THAT. THEY DON'T HAVE TO HAVE FILED THEIR INCOME TAX, BUT THEY NEED TO HAVE THE FIGURES THAT THEY'RE GOING TO USE WITH THAT. ))
RUNS=:10


High school career labs are the best immediate sources of scholarship information.
Deedee Harris spends a lot of time there.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT tape 2 8:40:00

((DEEDEE HARRIS/CAVE SPRING SENIOR: IT'S DEFINITELY WORTH IT, BECAUSE I'VE HEARD SO MANY STORIES ABOUT APPLYING FOR-- TAKING OUT LOANS AND ALL THAT STUFF, THAT IT'S HARD TO PAY THEM BACK AND MOST OF YOUR MONEY, ONCE YOU START MAKING MONEY IN YOUR CAREER HAS TO GO TO PAYING STUDENT LOANS AND I KIND OF WANT TO AVOID THAT. ))
RUNS=:15


The Internet is a key reference for both scholarships AND loans.
Counselors say there is plenty of FREE information on-line, and students should take advantage of it BEFORE shelling out money to scholarship- hunting services.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT tape 2 8:16:06

((FRAN CASEY/CAVE SPRING GUIDANCE DEPT.: IT'S NOT NECESSARY. THERE'S SO MUCH INFORMATION READILY AVAILABLE TO PEOPLE THAT-- I THINK PEOPLE SHOULD CAREFULLY CONSIDER BEFORE THEY PAY PEOPLE MONEY. ))
RUNS=:09


If you're planning far ahead-- current ninth graders are the first class eligible for the Virginia Prepaid Education Program.
It secures today's college tuition cost for tomorrow's college students.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT allen tape 0:01:58

((GOVENOR GEORGE ALLEN: IT'S A GOOD WAY OF INVESTING. IT GIVES THEM SECURITY, AND I THINK IT ALSO RAISES THE EXPECTATIONS IN THE MINDS OF THE PARENTS AND OF THE YOUNGSTER. ))
RUNS=:08



(/////SOT/////)
SOT STAND UP TAPE 4 10:05:23

((KIMBERLY MCBROOM/NEWS 7: TOMORROW, WE'LL HEAR FROM COLLEGE STUDENTS THEMSELVES ABOUT HOW THEY'RE PAYING FOR SCHOOL.
AND HAVE YOUR PENCIL READY, WE'LL GO OVER SPECIFIC GRANTS AND LOANS, AS WELL AS CHANGES IN STORE FOR VIRGINIA STUDENTS.
KIMBERLY MCBROOM, NEWS 7. ))
RUNS=:13

))


TEASE#2
ANCHOR=Jean


Owners of wolf hybrid dogs have to face some new regulations. That story is up next.
(----------------)
VO-NAT

and vice president Al Gore surveys the damage caused by this week's ice storms.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 16:55:15
IN Q=

((I'M AMAZED BY THE WAY PEOPLE PULLED TOGETHER. THE WAY PEOPLE HELP ONE ANOTHER IS VERY INSPIRING. ))
RUNS=:07
OUT Q=is very inspiring."




Pregnant-Colds


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=NONE


A new study says if your'e pregnant yo may want to avoid some cough syrups and cold tablets.
Researchers say they contain a key ingredient (Detro-meth-orphan) that causes severe defects in chicken embryos.
The study is in Pediatric Research.
It names such products as Robitussin, Nyquil and Tylenol Cold.

Wolf-Hybrid


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=sta
TAPE#=97-90
GRAPHIC=NONE


Pet owners in Lexington who have a dog that's part wolf will have a new ordinance to contend with-- if they plan on keeping their pets.
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Lexington/November 21, 1997;


Owners now have to get a permit for the hybrids, install a fence that's at least eight feet high and make sure it's escape proof.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11.32.09 - 11.32.23
IN Q=The ordinance is

((JON ELLESTAD/LEXINGTON CITY MGR.: THE ORDINANCE IS REALLY A PREVENTATIVE MEASURE--ONE THAT WE WANTED TO COME UP WITH BEFORE WE HAD ANY PROBLEMS WITH WOLF-HYBRID TYPES OF ANIMALS. SO, WE'VE TRIED TO COME UP WITH REGULATIONS AND SOME REASONABLE EXPECTATIONS OF THE OWNERS AS FAR AS THE CARE AND KEEPING OF THESE.))
SUPER=01-Jon Ellestad/Lexington City Mgr.
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=keeping of these.
(----------------)
VO-NAT


The new regulations came about after the city learned of Lobo--a wolf-hybrid owned by Melanie and Jerry Beard.
But, officials admit there are some loop holes in the ordinance since it relies on the honesty of pet owners in classifying their animals.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 11.32.54 - 11.33.13
IN Q=Well, that's the

((JON ELLESTAD/LEXINGTON CITY MGR.: WELL, THAT'S THE REAL WEAKNESS IS THAT IT'S REAL DIFFICULT TO DEFINE A WOLF-HYBRID. THEY'RE ADVERTISED AND SOLD AS THAT BUT THERE'S NO BLOOD TEST TO TELL WHAT IS 50 PERCENT WOLF, WHAT'S A QUARTER PERCENT WOLF WHATEVER. THAT'S THE REAL DIFFICULTY IN THIS WHOLE THING.))
RUNS=:19
OUT Q=this whole thing.
ANCHOR=Jean
SS=none


On April 19th of last year, the General Assembly voted to let smaller, local governments come up with laws to control wolf-hybrids.
Lexington city officials were some of the first to undergo the task.

Gore-Maine


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=11
WRITER=JJA
TAPE#NEt
GRAPHIC=Gore


Vice President Al Gore got a first
(----------------)
VO-NAT
SUPER=03-Auburn, ME;

hand look at ice storm devastation in Maine.
Gore boarded an Army helicopter to survey the damage-
and said he's amazed at how many power lines are still down.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT 16:55:52
IN Q=

((AL GORE: JUST GOES TO SHOW YOU HOW SERIOUS IT'S BEEN WITH PEOPLE WORKING FULL TIME, ROUND THE CLOCK, SOME ALMOST 200 THOSUAND ARE STILL WITHOUT POWER THIS IS INCREDIBLE.))
RUNS=:14
OUT Q=this is incredible.
(----------------)
VO-NAT

Gore says federal help will be sped up to help individuals who lost property in the storm.
(----------------)



School-Information


ANCHOR=Jean
NEWSCAST=6
WRITER=
TAPE#None
GRAPHIC=NONE


There are two weather related school announcements for tomorrow.
Campbell County Schools will open one hour late.
And Pittsylvania County Schools HAD scheduled a teacher work day for tomorrow, but it is now a regular school day. Forecasts
SUPER=#563;
SUPER=X5000;
SUPER=330-Drizzle And/Fog/33-35/Drizzle/Wind NW-10/38-40;
SUPER=331-Drizzle/With Fog/32-36/Mostly Cloudy/Drizzle/40-44;
SUPER=332-Spotty Drizzle/Steady Temps/32-35/Mostly Cloudy/Light Winds/39-42;
SUPER=333-Rain Ending/Steady Temps/30-34/Cloudy With/Drizzle/35-40;
SUPER=334-Drizzle And/Fog/33-35/Wet Snow/Late/34-38;
SUPER=X5001;


S-Extra


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=Extra
GRAPHIC=None


Virginia Tech and Virginia mens basketbal highlights on the sports menu tonight,
(----------------)
VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=75-File; :00


but first; the extra point. Canadien football league star Doug Flutie is in serious contract negotiations with the Buffalo Bills. That's rightt; the once awseome AFC power could sign the vetteran quarterback. He's led the Toronto Argonaunts to two straight grey cup titles.
(-------------)


S-Hokies


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=TB98-1
GRAPHIC=A-10


Lets start in Atlantic 10 mens basketball; where Virginia Tech ventured into Ohio to take on Dayton.
(----------------)
VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Dayton, OH/Hokies vs. Flyers; :00


Former Radford head coach Oliver Purnell and his Flyers came in 11 and 4 and a top the A-10 west.
His team played like the number one team; shooting the lightts out of the gym in the first half. Watch Edwin Young take the pass and bury the three pointer.
The Flyers continued their aireal assault before intermission. Dayton was 7 of 10 from behind the three pointt line as the Flyers had a great start against Tech.
But the Hokies never quit. Watch Eddie Lucas drive hard to the iron and finish with the nifty lay up in traffic.
Then, freshman Jenis Grinestaff SUPER=34-Dayton/80/Virginia Tech/65;

grabs the rebound at the Flyers end. he's gonna motor coast to coast and take it in for the shot off the window.
The Hokies with some nice passing; Lucas finds Andre Ray who goes in for the slam; but Dayton tops Virginia tech 80-65.
(-------------)


S-UVA


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=VB98-1
GRAPHIC=ACC


Virginia and Georgia Tech met in an ACC match up. The yellow Jackets stung The Cavs by shooting nearly 60 percent from the field in a 83-65 win.
(----------------)
VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Charlottesville/Yellow Jackets vs. Cavaliers; :00


Jeff Jones looking to bring his cavs to 2 and 2 in the conference.
Colin Ducharme was his usual blue collar self; notching this hoop under the iron in the first half. 15-14 Cavaliers trail.
Senior Norman Nolan tallied 19 points and 10 boards; including this nice jumper from the right side.
Later; Yellow Jacket Forward Michael Maddux come off the pick and make the
SUPER=34-Georgia Tech/85/Virginia/63;

statement with the slam.
ACC leading scorer matt Harpring scored 22 as Georgia tech drops UVa to 9 and 8 on the season.
(-------------)
ANCHOR=Steve
SS=UVa logo


The UVa women faired better; beating North Carolina 105 to 100m in triple overtime.

S-NBA


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=BB98-2
GRAPHIC=Bulls


The Philadelphia 76ers earned their first victory over the Chicago Bulls in over four years last night 106 to 96.
(----------------)
VO-NAT #eng
SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA/76ers vs. Bulls; :00


While Michael Jordan creates with the steal here and eventually finishes the play with the hoop; the Sixers held his airness to 20 points.
Allen Iverson led Philly with 31 and was 10 for 15 from the field. Jim Jackson gift wraps the assists to the guard for this bucket.
SUPER=32-Philadelphia/106/Chicago/96;

Scottie Pippen registered 22 points; scoring 20 in the first half, but the 76ers end a 16 game losing streak to the bulls with the 10 point victory.
(-------------)


S-Express


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=none


The Express lost to Chesapeake tonight on the road in a Northeast Divison game 3-1. Chris Lipsett scored the only Roanoke goal and Dave Gagnon had 29 saves. The Express is now 21-11 and 3 on the season and play the Checkers tomrrow in Charlotte. Now the scores.

S-Score


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#NONE
GRAPHIC=none
(/////SOT/////)

WIPE TO MOTION!!!!!!
SUPER=#556
SUPER=X5027;
SUPER=0098-j/Roanoke/79//Bridewatwer/76////Virginia Tech/65/j/Dayton/80///;
SUPER=x5009;
SUPER=0098-j/Georgia Tech/85/Virginia/63////West Virginia/72/j/Notre

Dame/74///;
SUPER=X5028;
SUPER=0096-/Vancouver/93/j/Boston/97///j/LA Clippers/119//New Jersey/116///;
SUPER=x5009
SUPER=0096-/Chicago/96/j/Philadelphia/106////Charlotte/94/j/Detroit/95//In

OT/;
SUPER=x5031
SUPER=0103-/Chicago/2/j/Washington/3////Vancouver/2/j/Buffalo/6///;
RUNS=:25
OUT Q=....last score."
(-------------)


Sports tease


ANCHOR=steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=sma
TAPE#=none
GRAPHIC=none


Still to come tonight; we will take a trip down the NASCAR memory lane as several drivers who,
(----------------)
VO-NAT

grced the pavement on victory lane got together to honor NASCAR in it's birthday season.
(-------------)


S-Racing


ANCHOR=Steve
NEWSCAST=11pm
WRITER=Roy
TAPE#R-38/S8-1
GRAPHIC=50th annivarsary


NASCAR;s 50th birthdayy was the hot topic today as champions past and present got together in Concord.
SS=Media tour

Mike Stevens has more on what should be a brigth future for racing this season.
(/////SOT/////)
SOT
IN Q=First audio
SUPER=03-Concord, NC; :00
SUPER=01-Tim Flock/1952 @ 55 Cup Champion; :11
SUPER=01-Benny Parsons/1973 Cup Champion; :23
SUPER=01-Darrell Waltrip/3 Time Cup Champion; :34
SUPER=01-Buck Baker/1956 @ 57 Cup Champion; :52
SUPER=01-Rusty Wallace/1989 Cup Champion; 1:18
SUPER=01-Terry Labonte/1984 @ 96 Cup Champion; 1:27
SUPER=01-Jeff Gordon/1995 @ 97 Cup Champion; 1:36
SUPER=@Mike1; 1:53
RUNS=2:05
OUT Q=........news 7 sports."
(-------------)


Close-ID


ANCHOR=
NEWSCAST=11p
WRITER=
TAPE#
GRAPHIC=
(Weekday 6 only)
SUPER=x4032; e-mail/Most Watched/Copyright/WEEKDAYS
SUPER=x4033; Fax/Most Watched/Copyright/WEEKDAYS
(Weekend 6 only)

SUPER=x4031; Fax/Copyright/WEEKENDS SUPER=x4030; e-mail/Copyright/WEEKENDS