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[News-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=JJA]
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Coming up on News-
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[VO-NAT]

A baby is taken from its mothers hospital room- hours after birth. .
A former high school football coach says there were racial concerns when he was fired- Tonight we'll hear from school officials.
And who's tops in the local radio market. We'll find out.
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[ANCHOR=Jean]


News 7 is next.

[Henson]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=JoeD]
[TAPE#97-97]
[GRAPHIC=Henson]


The public dispute between E.C. Glass Head Football Coach Bo Henson and school officials has raised racial concerns in the community.
Today, school administrators tried to put the issue behind them with a forceful response.
Joe Dashiell reports from Lynchburg.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=E.C. Glass Principal]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg; :00]
[SUPER=01-Susan Morrison/E.C. Glass Principal; :13]
[SUPER=01-Bo Henson/E.C. Glass Head Coach/Tuesday; :48]
[SUPER=@JOE2; 1:10]
[SUPER=01-Ed Barksdale/Lynchburg City Council; 1:23]
[RUNS=1:40]
[OUT Q=Joe Dashiell News 7 Lynchburg]


((E.C. Glass Principal Susan Morrison says the school values each individual and the diversity of the student population.
At a news conference, she denied the suggestion that racial issues played a role in the decision to find a new football coach.
[SOT]
[IN Q=I did not make]

((SUSAN MORRISON/E.C. GLASS PRINCIPAL: I DID NOT MAKE THOSE STATEMENTS. THIS SCHOOL HAS WONDERFUL STUDENTS AND I VALUE THOSE STUDENTS. IT IS PART OF A COMMUNITY THAT VALUES THIS SCHOOL AND THE IMPACT OF THESE ALLEGATIONS ON STUDENTS IN THIS HIGH SCHOOL, ON THE VISION THAT WE HAVE FOR THESE STUDENTS IN THIS HIGH SCHOOL HAS BEEN AFFECTED.))
[RUNS=:24]
[OUT Q=has been affected.]


Bo Henson has coached the Hilltoppers for 19 seasons. His accompishments include a state championship and coach of the year honors.
But last year the team was forced to forfeit three games for using an ineligible player.
[SOT ]
[IN Q=The only reason given]

((BO HENSON/E.C. GLASS FOOTBALL COACH: THE ONLY REASON GIVEN IS I WANT THE PROGRAM TO GO IN A NEW DIRECTION. FOOTBALL PLAYERS FATHERING BABIES. WE NEED MORE WHITES ON THE TEAM. WE NEED MORE WHITES IN THE STANDS. YOU KNOW I HAVE NO CONTROL OVER THIS. AND THESE WERE THE THREE BASIC PROBLEMS THAT EVIDENTLY SOMEONE HAS.))
[RUNS=:00]
[OUT Q=evidently someone has.]


School officials said they hope the news conference will help them put racial concerns behind them.
But afterwards, city council member Ed Barksdale said he still wonders where the truth lies.
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[SOT 07:34:36]
[IN Q=What do you think]

((WHAT DO YOU THINK WE NEED TO DO TO PUT THIS BEHIND US? GET TO THE TRUTH, AND ONCE WE GET TO THE TRUTH THEN I THINK PEOPLE WILL UNDERSTAND.))
[RUNS=:10]
[OUT Q=people will understand.]


Even as school officials look for new leadership for the football program, they must work with Bo Henson.
He remains on the staff as a social studies teachers, and officials say those responsibilities will remain the same.
Joe Dashiell News 7 Lynchburg))

[Grayson-Murder]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#97-80]
[GRAPHIC=Cressell]


One of two suspects charged with burning and beheading a black man in Grayson County will face a jury next month.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Independence;]


Attorneys for Emmett Cressell Junior expect their client's murder trial to begin as scheduled.
He's accused of killing Garnett "G-P" Johnson at a drinking party last summer.
This morning-- Cressell's attorneys were in court working out some last minute details.
The defense has asked the judge to limit the number of photos shown to the jury and to exclude portions of the autopsy.
The judge has NOT made a decision yet.
But he did agree to let Cressell face the jury in street clothes and conceal his security devices.
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[3:11:23]
[SOT]
[IN Q=You don't ]

((MARK CLAYTOR/CRESSELL'S ATTORNEY:YOU DON'T WANT THE SEED PLANTED IN ANY JURORS MIND THAT YOUR CLIENT IS INCARCERATED BECAUSE GENERALLY SPEAKING PEOPLE THINK PEOPLE ARE LOCKED UP FOR A REASON--WE WANT AN UNBIASED JURY POOL TO SEE MR. CRESSELL AS A HUMAN BEING AND GIVE HIM A FAIR TRIAL. ))
[SUPER=01-Mark Claytor/Cressell's Attorney; :00]
[RUNS=:15]
[OUT Q=fair trial.]
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[VO-NAT]


Witnesses say the crime was racially motivated.
Cressell's attorneys aren't certain whether he'll testify.
An April court date has been set for Cressell's co-defendant-- (Lew-EE) Louis Ceparano.
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[Baby-Abducted]


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


A newborn was stolen from his mothers arms at a Kansas City hospital.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Kansas City, KS;]


The abductors were caught on tape- and now a search is underway to catch the suspects and find the baby.
Police say a young woman walked into the hospital room and began to talk to the mother about a drawing for baby clothes.
When the mother fell asleep, the woman abducted the baby.
Doctors say the mother was somewhat sedated at the time.
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[SOT 20:11:45]
[IN Q=]

((DAVE VALLUCK/UNIV. OF KANSAS MED. CENTER: THIS BABY NEEDS HEALTH CARE IN ITS FRAGILE STATE. IT'S FIRST 48 HOURS OF LIFE.)) [20:12:20] ((MELISSA/BABY'S AUNT: MY FAMILY BEGS YOU TO RETURN CARELY TO A SAFE PLACE TO THE HOSPITAL, POLICE, CHURCH ANYWHERE YOU MAY BE.))
[SUPER=01-David Valluck/Univ. of Kansas Med. Center; 00]
[SUPER=01-Melissa/Baby's Aunt; ]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=anywhere you may be."]
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[VO-NAT]


The abductor was with a man who lied to hospital workers telling them his wife had just had triplets.
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[Abortion-Bombing]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=JJA]
[TAPE#Net]
[GRAPHIC=Abortion]


A bomb exploded at a Birmingham Alabama abortion clinic today-
Tonight federal officials are trying to track down a suspect.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Birmingham, AL;]


A security guard was killed and a nurse was critically hurt when the bomb went off-
The blast was so strong it left a crater in the ground and shattered windows blocks away.
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[SOT 14:01:45]
[IN Q=]

((I WAS IN MY BUILDING AND I JUST HEARD THIS HUGE EXPLOSION AND NEXT THING I KNEW MY BUILDING STARTED SHAKING.))
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=STARTED SHAKING."]
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[VO-NAT]


Operation Rescue holds rallies at the clinic, but a spokesperson says the group is not responsible.
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[SOT 14:02:16]
[IN Q=]

((DAVID LACKEY/OPERATION RESCUE: WE STAND AGAINST VIOLANCE AT THESE CLINICS. WE'VE ALWAYS BEEN NON VIOLENT. WE'RE STILL NON VIOLENT WE'RE HERE TO SAVE THE BABLIES AS WELL AS NOT HARM ANY OF THE PEOPLE IN THESE CLINICS.))
[SUPER=01-David Lackey/Operation Rescue;]
[RUNS=:08]
[OUT Q=in these clinics."]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Atlanta/Last Year;]


The FBI is invesgigating whether this latest blast has any connection to a pair of bombing outside an Atlanta clinic last year.
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[Wu]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11p]
[WRITER=sta]
[TAPE#=97-8]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


Chineses dissident Harry Wu knows what is like to be a political prisoner in his own land.
Tonight at Washington and Lee University, he shared his story of what life is like in a Communist country where citizens have few civil rights and even less personal freedom.
Stacey Martin has more.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=The first time]
[SUPER=03-Lexington; :00]
[SUPER=01-Harry Wu/Chinese Dissident; :16]
[SUPER=01-J.T. Kriteser/Student; :47]
[SUPER=@Stacey1; 1:10]
[RUNS=1:21]
[OUT Q=SM, News 7, Lexington.]

(( The first time Harry Wu stepped on a college campus and spoke his mind he was put in a Chinese labor camp for the next 19 years.
But, this time he was standing on safer ground at Washington and Lee University sharing his story with other college students.
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[SOT 09.02.24 - 09.02.43 (tape #2)]
[IN Q=I am free]

((HARRY WU/CHINESE DISSIDENT: I AM FREE AND LEAVE THE COMMUNIST CONTROL. BUT, IF I TURN MY BACK TO MY MOTHER LAND, TO THESE SUFFERING PEOPLE, I'M GUILTY. IF I KEEP SILENT I'M ALSO GUILTY.))
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=I'm also guilty.]


Wu made three trips back to China since his release, exploiting the horrors of a Communist system he says is still growing strong.
His talk here was an effort to strengthen the concern among young Americans.
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[SOT 09.12.53 - 09.13.15]
[IN Q=That really surprised]

((J.T. KRITESER/STUDENT:THAT REALLY SURPRISED ME BECAUSE EVERYTHING THAT I'VE LEARNED AND I'VE KNOWN IS THAT THINGS ARE OPENING UP IN CHINA AND PREMIER JUNG ZU MINH HAS KIND OF BEEN MOVING IN THAT DIRECTION. WHAT HE SAID WAS TRUE, THEY'RE OPENING UP SO MUCH IN TERMS OF CAPITALIZATION, BUT IN A LOT OF WAYS THEY'RE REGRESSING IN TERMS OF HUMAN RIGHTS.))
[RUNS=:22]
[OUT Q=of human rights.]
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[SOT 09.17.39 - 09.17.51]
[IN Q=But, Wu did]

((STACEY MARTIN/REPORTING: BUT, WU DID HAVE SOME CRITICISMS FOR THE AMERICAN GOVERNMENT, POINTING OUT THAT WHILE THE UNITED STATES HAD AN EMBARGO AGAINST CUBA IT DIDN'T HAVE THE SAME TOUGH POLICY TOWARDS CHINA. STACEY MARTIN, NEWS 7, LEXINGTON.))
[RUNS=:12]
[OUT Q=SM, News 7 Lexington.]


[School-Closings]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#NONE]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


This week's bad weather has forced some school systems to change their schedules for tomorrow.
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[Take Schoolwatch] [Jean Reads School Closings off Screens]
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[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=NONE]

If you missed any of those closings, we'll have them again at the beginning of the Late Show with David Letterman

[Tease#1]



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


Coming up next,
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[VO-NAT]

there's no deal for Monica Lewinsky as her attorney seeks immunity from prosecution for her testimony in the investigation against President Clinton.
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[Clinton-Deal]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tbr]
[TAPE#Net]
[GRAPHIC=Clinton]


No immunity deal for Monica Lewinsky- the woman who allegedly had an affair with the President.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]


Talks between her lawyer and special prosecutor Kenneth Starr broke down today.
William Ginsburg says he is prepared to defend Lewinsky against charges of perjury and obstruction of justice.
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[SOT 11:02:36]
[IN Q= ]

((WE'RE OUT TO GET THE TRUTH. WE WANT TO KNOW WHAT THE TRUTH IS. WE'RE MOVING AS FAST AS WE POSSIBLY CAN.))
[SUPER=01-Kenneth Starr/Special Prosecutor;]
[RUNS=:05]
[OUT Q=AS WE POSSIBLY CAN."]
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[VO-NAT]


Starr succeeded in getting a federal judge to agree to keep the Lewinsky affair out of the Paula Jones civil suit.
Starr says it was getting in the way of his criminal investigation.
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[Iraq]


[[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=JJA]
[TAPE#Net ]
[GRAPHIC=Iraq]


Secretary of State Madeleine Albright apparently convinced the French that force may be necessary against Iraq-
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Paris, France;]


The French Foreign Minister appealed to Saddam Hussein to open suspected weapons sites to U-N inspection teams before time runs out.
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[SOT 18:07:28]
[IN Q=]

((MADELEINE ALBRIGHT/SECRETARY OF STATE: WE SHARE THE SAME VIEW THAT SADDAM'S NON COMPLIANCE WITH THE RESOLUTION OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL IS UNACCEPTABLE AND THAT THE RESOLUTIONS MUST BE RESPECTED.))
[SUPER=01-Madeleine Albright/Secretary of State;]
[RUNS=:09]
[OUT Q=must be respected."]
[ANCHOR=Jean]
[SS=HOLD]


Leaders of both nations believe Saddam has a proven record of deception and use of chemical weapons.

[Williams]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=THa]
[TAPE#98-7]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


The Giles County supervisor indicted by a grand jury this month is free on a 25- hundred dollar unsecured bond.
Bobby Williams was charged more than two weeks ago.
He turned himself in to Roanoke County authorities on Tuesday.
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[VOL-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Giles Co./January 13;]


Williams apparently attempted suicide just hours after the grand jury indictment.
Authorities found Williams inside his Ripplemead home.
They say he'd slit his wrists with a box cutter.
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[ANCHOR=JEAN]
[SS=NONE]


The charges are related to the illegal taping of a phone conversation.
Three others are also facing charges.

[Mammograms]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=tfl]
[TAPE#97-94]
[GRAPHIC=Medical News]


The government is agreeing with National Cancer Society guidelines for younger women to get annual mammograms.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Bedford; ]


Health care providers are trying to get the word out to women age 40 and older, they may be eligible for mammograms through Medicare coverage.
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[SOT 02:29:00]
[IN Q=It's very important ]

((DR. JOEL SHAPIRO/BEDFORD MEMORIAL RADIOLOGIST:IT'S VERY IMPORTANT FOR EVERYBODY TO GET A MAMMOGRAM EVERY YEAR AND WITH MEDICARE ONLY PAYING FOR IT EVERY OTHER YEAR UP UNTIL JANUARY 1ST. THERE WERE A LOT OF WOMEN WHO DIDN'T COME BECAUSE THEY COULDN'T AFFORD IT OR THEY THOUGH IT WASN'T NECESSARY BECAUSE THE GOVERNMENT WASN'T PAYING FOR IT EVERY YEAR.))
[SUPER=01-Dr. Joel Shapiro/Bedford Memorial Radiologist; ]
[RUNS=:19]
[OUT Q=every year.]
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[VO-NAT]


Prior law provided coverage of annual screenings for women age 50 to 64 and high risk age 40 to 49.
The new law also waives the deductible for medicare patients for both screenings and diagnostic mammograms.
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[Tease#2]



[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=sta]


The Federal Reserve Chariman says the economy could slow down by Spring. We'll have that next.
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[VO-NAT]

And sausage king and country singer Jimmy Dean tries to get the state to join him in a sing along.
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[NAT SOT singing ]
[IN Q=Virginia]

((VIRGINIA, DEAR OLD VIRGINIA.))
[RUNS=:06]
[OUT Q=old Virginia.]



[Greenspan]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=JJA]
[TAPE#Net]
[GRAPHIC=National Economy]


Interest rates won't go up anytime soon.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington, DC;]


Economists say that's what the Federal Reserve Chairman confirmed today when he said the Asian crisis will SOON slow the U-S economy.
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[SOT 15:17:10]
[IN Q=]

((ALAN GREENSPAN/FEDERAL RESERVE CHAIRMAN: TO DATE WE HAVE AS YET ONLY THE PERIPHERAL WINDS OF THE ASIAN CRISIS.))
[SUPER=01-Alan Greenspan/Federal Reserve Chairman;]
[RUNS=:07]
[OUT Q=of the Asian Crisis."]
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[VO-NAT]

Greenspan's comments sparked a rally on Wall Street.
The market gained more than 57 points-
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[Disaster-Relief]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=chu]
[TAPE#97-95]
[GRAPHIC=Fire Aftermath]


Time is running out for people seeking aid after a devastating fire in Danville.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Danville/November 1997;]


The Cabin Lake Apartments went up in flames on Thanksgiving Day.
250-people were left without a place to live.
The Small Business Administration is making loans available to those victims so they can replace personal belongings.
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[DISSOLVE TO FULLSCREEN PINNACLE PAGE LIVE]
Individuals can apply for low interest loans up to 40-thousand dollars.
For more information you can call 1-800-659-2955.

[Radio-Ratings]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11]
[WRITER=sgo]
[TAPE#98-9]
[GRAPHIC=NONE]


Here's a bit of news that won't come as a surprise to Roanoke area radio listeners.
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[VO-NAT]


Country station W-Y-Y-D is once again the most listened-to station in the Roanoke-Lynchburg market.
Rock station W-R-O-V came in second, close on the country station's heels.
Third place goes to hip-hop sister stations W-J-J-S and W-J-J-X.
They're followed by the adult contemporary outlet, Q-99.
And rounding out the top five is pop station K-92, falling in the ratings since last year.
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[SUPER=334-Increasing/Cloudiness/26-28/Partly Cloudy/And Cooler/30-32;]
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[S-Extra]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=Roy]
[TAPE#S8-1]
[GRAPHIC=Sports Logo]


Steve Mason will check in with Hometown hoops tonight plus we'll have scores and highlights from college hoops.
But first out Extra Point.
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[VO-NAT ENG#]
[SUPER=75-Are, Sweden/WROC; :]


Picabo Street turned in the fastest time in today's practice run for this weeks final World Cup downhill before the Olympics.
She cruised down the 18-hundred meter long course in one minute and 7 point 25 seconds.
Now here's tonights scores.
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[OUT Q=......last score."]
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[S-Radford]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=Roy]
[TAPE#BB98-3]
[GRAPHIC=College hoops]


College basketball was the order of the night in the New River Valley as the Tech women and Radford Men entertained out of town guest.
Mike Stevens and Photographer Greg Moore crashed both Parties to get us the highlights.
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[IN Q=First audio]
[SUPER=03-Blacksburg/G. Washington vs Va. Tech; :00]
[SUPER=33-George Washington/55/Virginia Tech/67/; :23]
[SUPER=03-Radford/Belmont vs Radford; :30]
[SUPER=33-Radford/56/Belmont/67/; :46]
[SUPER=01-Ron Bradley/Radford Head Coach; :53]
[SUPER=01-Chibi Johnson/15 Points; 1:01]
[SUPER=01-Corey Reed/14 Points; 1:08]
[SUPER=@Mike1; 1:15]
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[OUT Q=..........news 7 sports."]
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[S-Hollins]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=Roy]
[TAPE#NONE]
[GRAPHIC=ODAC Logo]


Meantime, Karen Jenkins Harvey picked up the biggest win of her short career at Hollins last night.
Blacksburg's Amy Worley scored 15 points as Hollins beat Roanoke College 58 to 57.
Its the first Hollins win ever over the Lady Maroons.

[S-JMU]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=Roy]
[TAPE#S8-3]
[GRAPHIC=College Hoops]


Sonny Smith's V-C-U Rams came from 11 points down at the half to beat James Madison last night 61 to 56.
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[VO-NAT ENG#]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/HTS; :]


Sherman Dillard on the sideline as the Dukes begin to lose the lead.
But when Nicky Felton pushes it inside to Boozer for the easy layup the Dukes led 41 to 30.
The Rams started the rally late in the second half getting the ball to Milo Brooks who hits the jumper in the paint.
Then with less than 3 minutes left [SUPER=33-VCU/61/James Madison/56/;]in the game the Rams get it inside to Torran

ce Archie who scores and V-C-U comes from behind to beat Madison 61 to 56.
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[S-Duke]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=Roy]
[TAPE#S8-1]
[GRAPHIC=ACC Logo]


In the A-C-C tonight, Top ranked Duke turned it up a notch against the 23-rd ranked Terps of Maryland.
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[VO-NAT ENG#]
[SUPER=03-Durham, NC/JP SPORTS; :]


Coach K looking a little concerned as his Blue Devils hold a big lead.
Steve Wojokowski makes the nice steal and passes it to Lashown McCleod who gets the jam for a 65 to 35 Duke lead.
The Terps finally work the inbounds play getting it to Terrance Morris who scores the easy basket but Maryland still trailed by 30 points.
Duke went to the bench on this play [SUPER=33-Duke/86/Maryland/59/;]Chris Carawell takes the ball coast to coast fo

r the layup and the Blue Devils beat Maryland 86 to 59.
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[Sports Tease]


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


And coming up, Two Virginia Football players were suspended today.
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[VO-NAT ENG#]


And Steve Mason will check in with Hometown Hoops Weekly.
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[S-Hoops]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=sma]
[TAPE#=GIRL-97]
[GRAPHIC=Hometown hoops]


Steve Mason restarts Hometown Hoops Weekly' checking in with Danville, P-H, Fleming, Liberty, Salem and William Byrd.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Eagles vs. Patriots; :00]
[SUPER=01-Jack Esworthy/Patrick Henry Head Coach; :19]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke/Hilltoppers vs. Colonels; :27]
[SUPER=04-William Fleming vs. Cave Spring; :33]
[SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Liberty vs. Heritage; :42]
[SUPER=01-Charlie Morgan/Salem Head Coach; :58]
[SUPER=01-Hershel Thomas/38 Percent 3 Point Shooter; 1:09]
[SUPER=01-Sam Lazarro/10 Points, 5.2 Assists per Game; 1:15]
[SUPER=01-Josh Wheeler/14.6 Points per Game Average; 1:31(quick)]
[SUPER=01-Paul Barnard/William Byrd Head Coach; 1:35]
[RUNS=2:06]
[OUT Q=...see ya next time"]
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[S-UVA]


[ANCHOR=Roy]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=Roy]
[TAPE#VF97-2]
[GRAPHIC=UVA Logo]


Virginia running back Antoine Womack was found guilty today of assaulting fellow U-V-A student Nefertiti Leach.
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[VO-NAT ENG#]
[SUPER=04-Last Season; :00]


Charlottesville general district court Judge Bill Barkley sentenced Womack; a freshman tailback for the Cavaliers, to 30 days and suspended the jail time pending two years good behavior.
Leach accused Womack of improperly touching her at a party last November.
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[ANCHOR=Roy]
[SS=Hold logo]


Womack was suspended from all team functions. Will Jackson, A sophmore defensive lineman was suspended indefinitely after he was found guilty of Petty larceny, a misdemeanor in Albemarle General district court on Wednesday.

[State-Song]


[ANCHOR=Jean]
[NEWSCAST=11pm]
[WRITER=equ]
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Songwriter Jimmy Dean says he wants to sing the praises of Virginia.
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((VIRGINIA, DEAR OLD VIRGINIA.))
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Donna Dean says she wrote the lyrics when she had a migraine headache.
Now the sausage and country music duo want it to be the new state song.
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((WHEN THE SUN SETS ON THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY--))
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((JIMMY DEAN: TO TELL YOU THE TRUTH IT'D BE A GREAT EGO TRIP. IT WOULD BE WONDERFUL FOR MY GREAT GRAND-KIDS TO SAY HEY DID YOU KNOW THAT MY GREAT GRAND-DADDY WROTE THE STATE SONG OF VIRGINIA. IF THAT WOULDN'T BE A KICK IN THE HEAD I DON'T KNOW WHAT WOULD.))
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The song is called "Virginia."
It's just one of many that lawmakers are lining up to support after retiring "Carry Me Back to Old Virginia" last year.
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Among the other aspiring songwriters hoping to get noticed by the General Assembly: a pair of prisoners at (POW-a-tan) Powhatan Correctional Center.

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